Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on June 6, 1960 · Page 8
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PAGE 8 T U C S O N D A I L Y CITIZEN MONDAY EVENING, JUNE t, Man Fights Bear, Drives Her Off ENGADINE, Mich.-*-Arthur' Le Gauit, a 70-year-old pulpwood cuner, fought an angry fema)e black bear for 20 minutes yesterday before driving her off with his jacknife. i His wounds were treated today j »t Tahquamenon General Hos- j pial ia Neu'berry, He suffered! severe claw cuts on the back and face. · j Le Gault's encounter with the j medium size bear occurred in a j forest near this Upper Michigan | Community. j Le Gault, still in shock and j unable to give a coherent account j of the attack, said the animal at- j tacked without warning and his' only defense was a jacknife. He said th« bear ripped off part of his clothing but he finally chased it away by stabbing at its eyes. In the fight Le Gault lost the keys to his truck and he had to walk a mile back to his home. His wife drove him to the hospital. Two veteran hunters, Arnold Norman and Tom Singleton, said the bear had two cubs *nd it appeared that Le Gault without realizing it had approached the cubs too closely and angered the mother bear, the bear ran off, avoiding the hunters. Attacks by Upper Michigan bears on humans are not frequent. But a 2-year-old girl was killed and partly eaten by a bear at Mission Hill 26 miles west of Sault Ste. Marie in July of 1948. Le Gault had a scrimmage with a bear several years ago. But he was armed then with a rifle and killed the bearJ HOUSE OF NUTRITION Royal Jelly Caps Plus Vitamins 30-day Supply--*3.95 100-days--*9.95 Liver 612 Tablets Helps fight fatigue , 250 Tabs 900 Tabs 3.95 7.50 Pure Gelatin 16 01. .,, _...!.59 5 Ibi. ...: 7.50 Diet Consultants in Tucson for 10 Years 4SS2 East Broadway ' Phone EA 4411 I Save by Joining Our Vitamin Club | i --Photo toy Ow»n LAUGHS FOR THE LADS Veteran cartoonist Dick Calkins shows State Industrial School Supt. Steve Vukce- vich how he looks to the boys when he's being really firm. This sort of" humor abounds at Ft. Grant, keeps morale so high only 11 boys tried to run away last year. National average is six times that. The lad^vho took this picture, Owen Powers, 15, is this year's honor student. He's learning photography at the school. SERVICE FROM THE FARMERS MAN...Thursday, 8:50 AM. A strange road in unfamiliar country, A sharp unexpected curve. An accident. A local phone call brings the man from FARMERS fast. He'll take over, see that things ar» done quickly. That's his Job. SETTLEMENT OF YOUR CLAIMS...Thursday, 9:20 AM, Vacation's not ruined after all. The man from FARMERS looks over the damage. A fast call brings the repairman. The FARMERS Agent signs the check. No red tape, no delays. It's FARMERS Job to speed you on your way...satisfied. PEOPLE AT YOUR SIDE...Friday, 9:15 AM. A restful night at a pleasant mountain inn and the vacationers are on their way again. Everything handled quickly, efficiently, cheerfully by the ·an from IARIERS. Friendly FARMERS people are always ready and willing to help. That's the FARMERS way of doing things. YOU SAVE MONEY WITH FARMERS! FAIKERS rates are lower-generally 20% lower than moat other companies-because FARMERS insures only careful drivers. FARMERS gives a. 10% discount for one ye»r of accident-iree driving. FARMERS allows an addi- Hnnul 9-R«£. /liiuvmnt A» vsvi -- ~ * r~ ---- rf -- YOU ARE PROTECTED AGAINST UNINSURED DRIVERS All FARMERS «uto liability policies automatically provide protection against a hit-and-run or uninsured TiKJtOriSt--paying as much as $20,000. FARMERS INSURANCE GROUP AUTO - LIFE - FIRE - TRUCK You are first with Farmers! Farmers Auto Insurance Call Farmers Insurance Group Dtotrlct Off ic* . . . R. E. Prultt, Jr. .... District Agent .... 257 N, Stone Ave, MA. 2-44335 Ampb* Shopping C«rrf»r lr«neK JAMES IALOGH W I. ft. U««-MA 4-3WI South Toctw Irsnch JOE PATTERSON 2047 S. ** Av*.-MA 2-1 412 Speedway Branch Wilmot Plan Iranch JAMES F. EAGER Howard M.ir* RoUrt G. Gum H 1 2 N. J*n«s «vd.-EA 6-3 1 49 Wflmet *t E. lfO»dw.y-AX t-77*2 Af *rfl* ?» Ofhvr Anttt, C#»ii*J» Drrrcfavy. i After Lazy Sunday Morn, Ft. Grant Back To Norm By Staff Correspondent FT. GRANT--Everyone skipped Sunday breakfast here yesterday and slept in until 10:30 a.m. for the first time in State Industrial School history. That let the cooks and messboys take the morning off to rest up from three long days of putting up 150 extra meals each mealtime for visitors at last week's Conference on* Juvenile Delinquency. Now, the school returns to normal, with its'346'youngsters using the laundry again. To look their very best during the conference, each one washed out his own T-shirt every night and kept his trousers as ..spotless as any normal boy could be expected Jo do. Usually, they change clothes every second day. It was not just the adult staff that wanted to make a good impression. The school grapevine was buzzing and every kid there knew one panel session would try to decide which was better, "Short Stay or Long Stay?" And it was hardly over before they knew the school superintendent, Steve Vukcevich, had been unanimously upheld in his policy of keeping youngsters there until they straighten out, whether that takes months or years. . Vukcevich lets some boys go out on probation in three or four months, he told the panel, but he discusses all releases under six months with the school's board of directors. Boys sent back a second or third time stay two years or until they are. 17, he reported. Only one Florence Nesbitt Rites Scheduled Wednesday Funeral services for Miss Florence M. Nesbitt will be held at 2. p.m. Wednesday at Bring's Funeral Home with burial in the Masonic section of Evergreen Cemetery. "Die Rev. George C. Whitney of the Unitarian Church will officiate. Miss Nesbitt, 84, former assistant executive director of United Charities in Chicago, HI., died Saturday in Tucson Medical Center. Retiring after nearly 30 years of welfare work in Chicago, she moved to Tucson · in 1949. Miss Nesbitt was a native of Caldwell County, Mo., and graduated from the University of Missouri in 1902. When United Charities celebrated ita "centennial three yean ago, Miss Nesbitt was an honored guest in Chicago and was presented with a parchment memorial in testimony of her service. " She belonged to the Great Books Club and was a member of the Tucson Fine Arts -Assn. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Hopkins and Miss Nell Nesbitt, both of Tucson; and * brother, Dr. P. P. Nesbitt of Tulsa, Okla. *~ SHAVER REPAIR ft K6fHi£tQB 9 KMHMMI t Schkk · Sunbeam · Nortto * Catalina Shaver and Typewriter o. IS S. 5th Ave. Ph. MA 1-5179 SALES AND SERVICE has been kept as long as 28 months. "Sometimes, the community doesn't want them back," said Vukcevich. 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