The Indianapolis News from Indianapolis, Indiana on July 27, 1979 · 8
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The Indianapolis News from Indianapolis, Indiana · 8

Indianapolis, Indiana
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Friday, July 27, 1979
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fog B Phone Voice 'Spills The By THE NEWS STAFF The woman answered the telephone with "Graham Richard for Lieutenant Governor." That answered the question about Richard's future political plans without him having said a word Graham Richard who had become the first candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor was the first dropout of that race. However, the candidate himself wasn't at the office. He was contacted at home where he said of the much-discussed change, "I have not made an official announcement at this point." In the time-honored rituaJ of candi-dates campaigning, but not announcing officially, the former state senator from Fort Wayne said he would wait probably until "after the mayor's election this year, although I may make a public announcement sometime later this summer." He said he would make "close to a full-time commitment after Sept. 1 to get the nomination, which also may be sought by State Sen. Robert Peterson of Rochester and Marion County Superior Court Judge Michael Dugan. Ted Wilson Graham Richard ; To Run Or Not? ' Speaking of candidates for lieutenant governor Indianapolis attorney Ted Wilson is thinking along those lines. ; Wilson, who gave some thought to running for the Democratic nomination for mayor earlier this year, is sending out letters to Democrats sounding them Jout about his becoming a candidate. One letter has gone out already to those Democrats nominated for mayor, congratulating them on their May victory, pointing out that their election in the fall is vital to the party and especially to campaigns next year. In the letter, Wilson makes himself available for endorsements, appearances on the candidate's behalf. Now in the works are 3,500 letters to organizational Democrats, from the state committee, down through the district and county committees to precinct j7 J aw- -jftf.fl No Disease From Old Park: Owner By AMecieted hn The owner of an abandoned amusement park says he disagrees with health officials who believe that it may be responsible for an outbreak of histoplasmosis described as the largest in the world. Meyer Cohen, who owns the property, said he is convinced the former Riverside Amusement Park site, which was abandoned about 10 years ago, is not the source of the disease. After a six-week lull, a new round of histoplasmosis cases began after demolition work resumed at the former Indi-( anapolis amusement park, health offi-' cials said yesterday. Demolition work was stopped about three months ago while health investigators conducted soil tests at Riverside. When the tests were inconclusive, work was allowed to resume. Cohen said the only demolition work done in the last three weeks was tearing down of one ride, and that didn't disturb the soil. He said construction at the new downtown Indianapolis Sports Center, which is to open next month for the U.S. .1 j ggrg? 519.95 to $45.95 Values LADIES' HIGH Quality Footwear FACTORY SECONDS and SPECIAL PURCHASES in Well-Known Brands Sizes 4 to 12 AAAA to B Specially Priced Styled lor Dress & Casual $11 NOT v"" S-rj-jt SIZES vX&i I J IN EVERY FKt. , Jl STYLE VN34W CITY DESK MEMOS rMfjfW committeemen plus state convention delegates. Wilson, who was the party's 1972 nominee for attorney general, said he plans to have the letters mailed out "prior to the end of August" and the Indiana Democratic Editorial Association meeting. In them, he says he has been considering running and he has received many calls about it from all parts of the state. "Most candidates just jump out front and announce, but I want to bring in a new twist," he said, by asking their advice before making a decision. At this time, Wilson said, he has no committee and has received no donations and is financing the printing and mailing on his own. Unfair Treatment A resident of Pittsboro wrote a letter to Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut and sent a. copy to The News about a situation in which he was a witness in a case but was never notified that the defendant had pleaded guilty and that he had had to disrupt his business and drive hundreds of miles to no avail. In his letter, Larry Mooney wrote: "I received a subpena to appear in court July 10, 1979, at 5 p.m. It so happens I make my living traveling the state of Indiana and was in Danville, 111., on July 10 so had to drive from Danville which is roughly 87 miles to appear in court to honor this subpena. When arriving in Indianapolis I paid $1.50 in advance for parking." Mooney went on to write that he was shuffled from one courtroom to the next and back again and after 45 minutes "I was notified by a young, very courteous officer" that the person had pleaded guilty on June 26 and that there was no reason for me to honor this subpena. "It's no wonder to me that people try to avoid being a witness. It cost my company several hours of my time, and I had to finish that day's work back in Illinois the next day so I had a couple hundred miles of extra driving, and at the cost of driving today this was certainly a waste of energy and time. I think the court should have been held responsible and paid me in some way for time and money lost." Although the courts are something over which Hudnut has no control, it certainly seems Mooney has a legitimate complaint. Open Clay Court Tennis tournament, might be responsible. "If histoplasmosis is being rejuvenated in this area, it's not through Riverside amusement park," Cohen said. At least 10 cases of the influenza-like respiratory illness were reported last week, Dr. Thomas Slama, an infectious disease specialist, said. He said some of the cases were serious and added, "It's not over by any means." At a meeting last week, investigators from the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta agreed with local health officials that the most likely source of the outbreak was on the city's near North-westside and that the park was a possible source. Slama said that no laboratory confirmation of the source has been made, but added the new cases may coincide with renewal of demolition. The disease is caused by inhaling spores of a fungus that lives in soil or bird droppings. LADIES' SANDALS and CLOGS $16 to $30 Values $4 99 Many Small Sizes Not alt tint in all itytM. 99 Not oil ftizcft in oil ityWt. SMALL SIZE SALE 6V2 to 8 DRESS and CASUAL 99 a pair 2 Pair for $12.00 HOURS: :0OtoS:15 Mon.-Tutf.-Wed. frl. and Sat. 9:00 to 8:30 Thurs. THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS Triple Trouble Indiana's new habitual criminal law gives prosecutors a tool to deal with the felony 'repeater," but because it bodes to make jurors unhappy under certain circumstances it may prove to be counterproductive. The law, if invoked, has the effect of increasing the punishment upon a third felony conviction. Prosecutor Stephen Goldsmith vowed to use the law against every repeater, but he apparently hadn't reckoned with the mechanics of the majority of trials by jury. The juries usually start deliberating mid or late afternoon and frequently don't return with verdicts until well into the evening. The charge of being an habitual criminal becomes active only upon conviction. The problem develops because at this point the trial must be reconvened and evidence heard by the jury. Then the jurors, probably already plenty tired and anxious to go home, must deliberate again. Rather than expose the jury that convicted Franklin McGraw last week of the murder of a security officer, Jerald Pounds, the state dismissed the habitual criminal charge. "The jurors were tired (they were out from 3:30 to 10:30 p.m.) and we might have had a problem anyway in providing proof," a deputy prosecutor explained later. Not Funny Those in the community who provide emergency services for the public are inclined to wonder quite often how some persons get licenses to drive motor vehicles. For example, why do drivers of cars and trucks insist on parking in the fire lanes along both sides of the Market Street access drive at the City-County Building? That question was posed by a frustrated security officer assigned to keep the lanes open. The officer points out mat the signs distinctly read, "No Parking, Fire Lane," but drivers tend to laugh at them. Recently there was one, however who didn't laugh. He was an out-of-towner who drove a fancy van and left it in the access drive for an hour or so while he conducted business in the building. When he returned, the van was gone. The experience cost him $20 for the ticket, $17.50 for a tow-in to a STAINED GLASS AND TOOLS AND SUPPLIES AVAILABLE NOW .. . ST O 443 !. WASHINGTON ST. INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA 632-8820 '.i:i:i:i:i!i;i;i:i;ni:i:i:i;i:i! I The Shirley Way... i means ... i 'i truly a jj I; , remembered i r! service -2 i.i.i.r;,.i.i;i;i;i;r;i;Ni;i;i.i;r Introducins BATTLE CREEK' deluxe Convenient, enjoyoble woy to improve cordio-vojculor fitness I No finer exercise bike ot ony price. EXCLUSIVE DELUXE FEATURES! Sprmg MOO Mat Mfut-trot knob rgu'lt dag ra of g 'tMiinn Larg MfY tO'Md C ipwd miag odomeXey Fmmi quality bait tnnga a Pola) rrwtt guard Cowvn ntira chm and tprochsi a Eitra wtda rubbr-iippd lag a Forward and backward padaiing a Factory auambtad- arwppad MH up' a Compwta aiarciM program ncludad W olio carry AMF and Tunturl Cycles. CONVALESCENT AIDS AND SICKROOM SUPPLY CENTER JottoH 170 4 1-465 East, Corner of 10th ft SfwcWond.7049E. 10th, Indianapolis, Indiana Phon 317-352-1 100 WWA7070 Beans' Darts And Flowers Darts for the week go to: The IMPOSTER who has been calling women offering to teach self-breast examinations for the Amercian Cancer Society. The society does not have such a program. OWNER OF PROPERTY on' the southeast corner of 10th and Broadway for not cutting the high weeds on the vacant lot. PEOPLE WHO PUT ON A 3-DAY BEER AND POT PARTY near Lizton in which almost 1,000 persons participated. Flowers for the week go to: City policeman JOHN BISHOP for his quick action with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to restore the breathing of Frank Gammon, who had been struck by lightning. INDIANAPOLIS-MARION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY for its ambitious plans to improve the area just north of Central Library. Mayor WILLIAM HUDNUT for starting a program to remove some 1,000 abandoned or non-functioning signs in the city. STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION for its plans to test a solar heating system at the eastbound 1-70 rest area near Plainfield. vehicle impounding lot and a bit of inconvenience. Then there's the problem with drivers who won't give emergency equipment the right-of-way. This past Wednesday, the driver of a big, old-model Buick tried to stare down the driver of a medic ambulance on a collision course with him at Delaware and Massachusetts. Not only did the driver of the car not stop (despite the medic's wailing siren and flashing red lights), but he stayed just ahead of the ambulance for two blocks before pulling out to one side. No-Street Addresses Downtown Indianapolis is about to get another prestigious address without a street designation to go with One Indiana Square and Merchants Plaza. The American United Life Insurance Co., which has acquired the block bisected by the first block of Indiana Avenue for construction of a new headquarters tower, has filed a request with the Metropolitan Development Commission to give the area a new name. Under the plan, it will be called American Square. Everyone seems to be in favor of the proposal, but it could lead to a problem later for the American Fletcher National Bank when it builds its proposed building. It eliminates one of the names AFNB might have used. v)ooIgo I We ua nttobe vour favorite store N J 17.6 Cu. Ft. No-Frost RefrigeratorFreezer With Automatic Icemaker 4.67 Cu. Ft. Frwar Envgy low htlpi cut operating cost Adfmtobl iMim Adiuttoblo fneot kMpar Rolli out on wnMlt Foctory Iratollad lotmolir Multi-Speed 2-In-l Washer With The Mini-Banket Tub 3 wshbinse I . ( .TEMPCRATURE ) 2 III 1 VCOMBINATIOM L1 "'!" ( VARIABLE i ffill I WATER LEVEU ) iJ BLEACH t gABPr-y'.'lV ! J I SOFTENER Efl3IE2E5i V DISPENSERS ,CLif-'IV You Pay Woolco CE Cash Allowance Your Final Soot nroy . . . Mini -taik tub uut 30 Ira hot wotar and dttorgfflt tnon big tub't low wotar Mtting. , Miabl . . . bctromcally )ttd Variotib . , , vary ttw wotar level, ipeid and temperature JSHOP DAILY: CUnqtlt! AT WOOLCO GREENWOOD 8C bV W FRY no A ry f rSK- Mary Gates Darla McCammon - Torchbearers Mary Gates of Jefferson National Life Insurance Co., Jean Ann Maddrill of Jenn-Air Corp., and Darla McCammon of Indiana Bell Telephone Co. will represent their companies as torchbearers for the United Way campaign. Contributions to the drive, which begins Sept. 20, help support 58 health, rehabilitation and youth agencies in six central Indiana counties. Lovers Of Postwar Autos Meet Here The Milestone Car Society's 1979 Grand National opened today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with about 150 outstanding cars of the 1945-67 era entered. For three days, the connoisseurs of distinctive postwar cars, foreign and domestic, will show off their "jewels" and compete for blue ribbons and swap stories on when and where they acquired their cars and what was required to put them in show condition. Jack Pecsok, Indianapolis, MCS national president and Indiana director, said judging begins at noon tomorrow and all cars competing will tour the 2 12 mile track following the judging. First place winners will be driven under spotlights in a Concours d' Elegance at 9:30 p.m. tomorrow in front of the Speedway Motel where owners will receive their awards. Three certified milestone cars will be featured and include Austin-Healey, Buick Riviera and Mercedes-Benz. Sixteen classes covering four cater-gories will be judged: Cadillac, Lincoln, Packard, Chrysler 300, Buick Riviera, Corvette and all other MCS domestic milestones in the domestic certified milestones category. Rolls-Royce, MG, Triumph, Mercedes-Benz, Austin-Healey and all other MCS foreign milestones in the foreign certified milestones category. Domestic and foreign milestone era cars in the milestone era category. MCS senior class for first place winners in previous grand nationals. Additional awards will include the Milestone Cup, a trophy for the longest distance traveled to get to the Indianapolis show and the people's choice. MVER Sale Ends TBJPJPBM Microwave Ovens Family Size Cuts Cooking As Much As 75 56-1026 15 min. timer Indicator light Visualite oven door 3 safer switches Wood grain decor Full Size 7 Cooking Functions Including Defrost Full size oven from 60 seconds to household current oven light 288 s20 j Six Automatic Tap 'X 849)8 fei I Memory Levels " 56-4888 Defrotti defrost hold; cook; cook two; brown ond stop time Built-in browning element Select control wjth ten power levels Digital read out 24-hour clock Oven light e Automatic temp probe - 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. SUNDAY 11 A.M. N0RGATE SC 7301 Nl KEYSTONE SPEEDWAY SC 5910 CRAWFOROSVILlE Friday, July 27, 1979 . ,,'K' Jean Maddrill The Milestone Society was founded " in 1971 to encourage enjoyment of the' cars of the first two postwar decades.- Pecsok said it is a society of enthusiasts whose interests transcend more than"-, one particular make of car. He said MCS "is more than a club, or a regis-. ter, it is a society of good friends with ,, an avid interest in a great but neglected-automotive era." A "Benz brunch" is scheduled for trackside at 10:30 a.m. Sunday to be. followed by test driving of 1979 MB automobiles a 450 SLC, a 6.9 litre, a 300 TD and a 300 SD. Cars will be examined for body, exterior finish, brightwork, glass and ' top, tires and wheels, interior, engine compartment and chassis. Oil Economist Is Speaker Charles E. Bishop, senior economist for Marathon Oil Co., will speak at the 45th Indiana Bus Association convention', at the Speedway Motel Aug. 7-8. He will discuss oil supplies for trans-, portation and the outlook for the 1980s. Other speakers include: I James Gentry, director of the policy .' and resource development division of the Indiana Department of Commerce. - Stephen Kirchner, director of marketing for the American Bus Association. - Kermit Burrous, speaker of the IndK ana House of Representatives. Gentry will explain the state energy program. HDAY Tuesday, July 31 Time 56-3567 Two timer dials for time settings 60 minutes Operates on standard Tempered black glass window with to 6 P.M. IUY WITH CONHDtNCI! SATISFACTION GUARANTIED! SHADELAND PLAZA 2020 N SHADELAND C.HEENWOOD IHO INDIANAPOtlS. IND SPEEDWAY. IND INDIANAPOLIS. IND sdwmi m eii ini lOtJUTAI WOOI CO wiyMCNtut

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