Clipped From The Leavenworth Times
Swaffar to Return to OSU Campus STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Bob Swaffar, the 6-foot-fl Oklahoma Oklahoma State University basketball basketball player whose arm was severed severed in a freak accident Nov. 1 and then reimplanted by a team of surgeons in the first operation of its kind in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, is scheduled to return t o the Stillwater campus today. Swaffar has been convalescing at University Hospital at Oklahoma Oklahoma City since the night his right arm was caught in a high- speed water extractor in the OSU athletic department laundry laundry and twisted off between the elbow and shoulder. Doctors say Swaffar is making making excellent progress. Gary Hassmann, a pre-medical pre-medical student, from Louisville, Ky. and a two-year basketball letterman, letterman, was a major factor in the successful operation. Hassmann Hassmann was with Swaffar when the accident occurred and promptly administered emergency emergency aid and placed the severed severed limb in a bucket of cold water. Doctors said Hassmann's quick action greatly enhanced the chances of the operation being a success. Hassmann came through for Swaffar again Monday night. The OSU varsity basketball team split into two teams and played a benefit game with all proceeds to go for Swaffar's edical expenses. Some 3,500 fans attended and proceeds totaled more than $4.000. Hassmann led the White team to a 64-63 vic- tory over the Orange by pump- ing in 26 points, Lorenz on League All-Stars Leavemvorlh High's junior speedster, Paul Lorenz, a nel Dean Fen-ell, Shnwnee Heights' do-it-all quarterback, were the top vote-getters in tlie third annual Centennial League coaches' all-stew football team, announced today. Both Ferrell nnd Lorenz lacked lacked only one vote of gaining unanimous spots on the team chosen by the league coaches. Forrell, the league's leader in total offense, was the only senior senior selected to the first team backffcld. Loren7 amd Hayden stars Steve Gibbs and Bill Glenn are all juniors. Glenn, Hayden's hard-running fullback, was only one vole behind Ferrell and l^o- rcm. Gibbs, the league's leading leading scorer, barely nudged Washburn Washburn Rural halfback Jim Chamberlain Chamberlain nnd Atchison fullback Dave Linden for a first-t e a m Mirakian were given honor-ditto mention. On Ihe first team, end Larry 'Vanek and guard Don Gilklson, both of Atchison, received tha strongest support in Ihe line. Tri-champions Atchison, Hayden Hayden nnd Leavemvorlh dominated dominated Hie team. Atchison nnd Hayden Hayden each placed four on th • team ond two on Ihe second. second. Vanek, unicison, tackle, Lnmy Stowell nnd center Wayne Goodman Goodman landed first-team berths for Atchison, while Glenn, Big«s, end Pal: Dickey nnd guard Joe Daglen scored for Hayden. Atchison was represented on the second team by Linden and berth. Bridges and Hayden by Kamer Chamberlain, Linden, Don j and tackle Steve Calvin. Bridges of Atchison and Jimj Wash burn Rural nnd Shaw- Kamer of Hayden compose the noe Heights grabbed the other second-team backfield. fj ve sno ( S on the 22-man team. Lorenz was the only Leavenworth Leavenworth player to make the first team. However, the Pioneers dominated the second team selections. selections. Dave Swift, end; Paul Williamson, Williamson, tackle; Jim Love, guard; fund George Bass, center, center, all were named to the second second team while tackles Bob Sommerfield and Charles Fields, guard Stan Rice and backs Richard Holland, Carter Williams, Bud Boman and Pete Stottlemyre Is l.L. Top Hurler ROCHESTER. N.Y. (AP) Mel Mel Stottlemyre, the young right-tender who moved up from Richmond and helped lead the New York Yankees lo a pennant, pennant, won the International League's earned-run title last season, official averages showed today. Stottlemyre compiled a 1.42 ERA in 30 games before being called up by the Y'ankees early in August. Bruce Brubaker of the Syracuse Syracuse Chiefs was second with 2.G3. Washburn Rural put tackle John Teter on the first team and Chamberlain and guard Al LeDoux LeDoux on Ihe second, Shawnec Heights had Ferrell on the first team and end Steve Lolley on the second. Leavenworth's Carter Williams Williams WES close behind Bridges and Kamer in the voting for the second-team backfield. Have you tried a King Edward yet? It's the largest selling cigar In the world.