Logansport Pharos-Tribune august 1939
Local Police Lodge Stages Annual Event Held Thursday Afternoon and Evening at Izaak Walton League Farm, Approximately 600 persons attended attended the- first annual picnic for regular and. associate members Logan lodge No. 71, F. 0. P., their, families held Thursday afternoon afternoon and evening at the Izaak Walton league farm. The 'Lafayette pistol team won the invitational shoot with a score of 1512 out of 2000. Although the Logansport team entered the shoot, it disqualified. iteelf from winning because it was the host team. Members of the Lafayette team were Ralph Haag, Matt Oley, George Simler, Arthur H, Reite- meier, and Harry Hoblick. The Logansport team consisted of O. R; Carson, H. V. Carson, Sam Townsend, Harry Vernon Sain Kverling . ', High scores featured the individual individual shoot for regular members. Sam Townsend was first with a. 0. R. Carson and H. W. Carson tied for second with 94's, O. R. Carson winning the shoot-off to Jecide the tie. The shoot for associate members ,vas won by George Carew with "9. C.'O. "Bud' 1 Zartman was second, second, and Mayor Russell Leonard was third. . . Scoring a 76, Mrs'."- Dwight Â·?olea-;"WÂ£6 first in the ladies' ihoot,- with Mrs. O. V: ll : .';:. Carson jlaclng second, and MrÂ«. H'. V. Carsoo, third. Mayor Russell Leonard "shot a T5 to win first place in the ior mayors. Bathing Beauty Vy. Anna Mary Vernon, 19, daughter of Jess Vernon, won $3 cash prize lor placing first in the bathing beauty contest to select select Miss F. O. P. of Logansport. Second prize of $3 went to Mary D'Andrea, 19, 1012 Erie avenue; and the $2 third prize to Betty Arthur, IS, 2708 Broadway. Other entries who received corsages corsages were Lucile Sailors, 18, Clymers; Peggy Sedam, 15, 1110 Cummings street; Peggy Ann Dean, 812 East Market street; and Florence Adams, 20, 1324 Smead Dwight Powlen, chinnan of contest, presented Mayor- Leonard, who presented a bouquet of roses and a crown to the winner in behalf of thÂ« F. O. P. Judge* Mrs. Oscar Miller, Dr. Thomas Cooper, William Studebaker, all this city; V.. E. Treber, Grant county sheriff; and Charles Goble Peru police officer. Oscsr Miller, with a 71, won in the handicap golf tournament held at the municipal golf course in connection with the affair, B.. O. Hillis, Jr., placed second a 74, and : Dr. Thomas Cooper, third, with a 76. Ottis Miller first in the blind bogey. A team head-ed by Sam Townsend Townsend won the softball game by scoft of 5 to 2. Boxing Card Two knockouts featured a thrilling thrilling five-bout boxing card* presented presented at the outdoor arena Thursday evening for the guests at the picnic. Billy Caldwell. 90 pounds, this city. KO'd. 'Earl Grace, 30 pounds, also of this city, in the first bout, while' T. Maiitock Peru, 147 pounds, scored a knockout knockout over Jigg Cook, of Kokomo, .the third round of the. fourth Bud Coliett, 155,: of Logansport. won the decision over Bob Cook, 152, "of Kokomo, in the second The third bout went to Billy Bohm, 135, .of Georgetown, who fought Pearl -Armstrong, 135, Kokomo. Elmer Tuggle.-155, of k'omo, outboxed Dick Vance, 155, of Loganspori, in the- final bout. Harold Garretson was in charge the affair, with Vern Caldwell acting as referee. . ' Lafayette sent the largest delegation delegation to the picnic. Distinguished guests present included Lucius LaFortune, South Bend, state "president "president of the F. O. P.; Charles Goble. Peru, state vice-president: and state trustee Gwinn of Ander-son. Ander-son.