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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 7

Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, May 14, 1962
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Monday Evening, May 14,19BS. 'MIC LIBRARY Only 12 Posts Open In 500 By KURT FREUDENTHAL United Press International INDIANAPOLIS OUPI) — Ar .even dozen positions remained to day to be filled for the Memoria Day 500-mile auto race, with Pai nelli Jones giving - his rivals new goal to shoot at—the firs 150-miles-per-hour laps in th Speedway's history. The 28-year-old Torrance, Calif, speedster, co-rookie of the yea in 1961, was the swiftest of Satur day's 19 qualifiers with four solii 150 rn.p.h. laps around the fame* oval to gain the pole-position, am nobody came close to his record, Sunday when only two driver rode out successful sprints in hea .and gusty winds. , This leaves next weekend t< fill the field, with nearly 50 crew itching for a crack at the holiday chase worth an estimated $425,OQC All told, three drivers smashec Jim Hurtubise's one-lap record o 149.601 m.p.h. set two years ago— Jones, Len Sutton and Rodge Ward—and those three'plus Bobby Marshman and A. Foyt, the de fending "500" champion, wreckec Hurtubise's 4-lap mark of 149.056 But only Parnclli, 12th in his maiden ride here last year, hi the long-sought magic 150 m.p.h milestone. His first lap of 150.72! also was his fastest and he aver aged 150.370 for .the four tours around the 2 1 /-j-mile track to. writ his name into the record books in gold. Ward, Indianapolis, who finishec first, second and third in the las three races, was the second-fast est at 149.371 m.p.h., and Marsh man, of Pottslown, Pa., was nex at 149.349 m.p.h. to round out the first-row starters on Memorja Day. Foyt, Houston, Tex., was the only other former winner to maki the field with a clocking of 149.074 the fifth, fastest'. Ten qualifiers Saturday smashed last year's record pole clip 'ol 147.481 mph by Eddie Sachs, who ran into a streak of misfortune and was forced to surrender, the No. 1 starting spot without a fight. Sachs lost a wheel in practice early Saturday and his crew failed to get the car into lop running condition for a successfu qualification run. Eddie Johnson, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, qualified at an average 61 "146.592 mph Sunday and the only other successful second-day run was made by Bob Veith, Forl Bragg, Calif, at 146.157. Both made it on their second attempts. Norman Hall, 35, Los Angeles, 10th as a rookie last year, crashed twice in the southwest turn—once Saturday and in another car "Sunday—and wound up in the hospital with a fractured skull and other injuries in the only serious weekend wreck. His Saturday crash was in practice, but he was on his first lap of a qualification run Sunday when he lost control, spun and hit the wall. He was listed in "fairly good" condition. The first 21 qualifiers averaged 147.660 mph, compared with last year's average of 145.302 for the 33 starters. Other Saturday qualifiers were: Sutton, Portland, Ore.,, 149.328; Shorty Templeman, Seattle, 149.050; Jim McElreath, Arlington, Tex, 149.025; Dan Gurney, Costa Mesa, Calif., 147.886; Roger McCluskey, Tucson, Ariz,, 147.759; Bud Tingelslad, Dayton, Ohio, 147.753; Don Branson, Champaign, III, 147.312. Don Davis, Phoenix, Ariz., 147.209; Dick Rathmann, Roselle, 111, 147.161; Paul Russo, Indianapolis, 146.681; Bobby Grim, Indianapolis, 146.604; Chuck Hulsc, Downey, Calif., 146.377; Elmer George, Indianapolis, 146.092; Dempsey Wilson, Lawndale,-Calif., 146.086, and Duane Carter, Indianapolis, 145.867. McElreath; Gurney and" Hulse were the only rookies to qualify. Two former "500" champs, Troy Ruttman and Jim' Rathmann, made unsuccessful qualification attempts, .Sunday Both were flagged off the course by their crews for fear their speeds were not fast enough to make the field.' State" Police estimated that about 200,000 fans ( -watched the weekend trials. •• Baseball Standings By United Press International American League W. L.;Pct. GB Cleveland 17 10 -.630 New York , 16 10 .615 Vi Minnesota ' 17 13 .567 l'/4 Chicago 17 .14 .548 2 Baltimore , 14 13 .519 3 Los Angeles 13 13 .500 3'/ 2 Detroit 13 13 .500' 3>/ 2 Boston ' 12 14 .462 4'/ 2 Kansas City • 13 18 .419 6 Washington 6 20 .231 10!/ 2 Monday's Games (>No games scheduled). i i Tuesday's Games New York at Boston, night Los Angeles at Baltimore, night Minnesota at Detroit, night Washington at Chicago, night Kansas 'City at Cleveland, night National League W. L. Pet. GB San Francisco 24 8 .750 ., Los Angeles 20 12 .625 4 St. Louis 17 I'l .607 5 Cincinnati 16 '13 . .552 6'/£ Pittsburgh 14 14 .500 S Philadelphia' 13 14 .481 S'/2 Milwaukee 14 16 .467 « Houston 11 18 .379 li'/a Chicago 9 21 .300 14 •New York 7 18 .280 13'/ 2 Monday's Games (No games scheduled). Tuesday's Games Chicago at New York., night Cincinnati at Philadelphia, night Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, night Houston at Los Angeles, night St. Louis at San Fran., night American Association W. L Pet G.B Indianapolis 16 7 .696 .. Omaha 16. 9 .640 1 Denver 14 9 .609 2 Oklahoma City 1114 .440 "fl Dallas-Ft. Worth 8 16 .333 - 8>/ Louisville 818 .308 9 1 / Saturday's ^Games Indianapolis 10 Omaha 6 Denver 3 Oklahoma City 0 Denver 3 Oklahoma City 0 Louisville 3 Dallas-Ft. Worth 1 Sunday's Results Omaha 7 Indianapolis 5 Denver 4 Oklahoma City 1 Dallas-Ft. Worth 14 Louisville 2 (1st) Dallas-Ft Worth 3 Louisville 1 (2nd) Monday's Games Denver at Oklahoma City (night Indianapolis at Omaha (night) • .. (Only games .scheduled) ANN LANDERS No Doctor In The Church Prompts Reader's Concern Big Ten W. L. Pet. G Michigan 11 1 .917 .: Illinois JO 2 .833 1 Ohio Stale 8 4 .667 3 Wisconsin 5 6 .455 5 1 / Northwestern 5 6 .455 5 1 / Indiana 5 7 .417 6 'owa 3 5 .375 6 Michigan State 4 7 364 6'/4 Purdue 3 9 .250 8 Minnesota 0 7 .000 8 : Saturday's Results :ilinois 2-2 Purdue 1-0 Michigan 5-12 Ohio Slate 4-2 Wisconsin 7-3 Iowa 2-4 Northwestern 9-9 Minnesota 5-8 Michigan State 4-7 Indiana 3-1 Friday's Games ndiana at Ohio State Michigan at Northwestern Michigan Slate at Wisconsin owa at Purdue Minnesota at Illinois Oregon's Relay Team Looking for an Encore By HAL WOOD UPI Sports Writer FRESNO, Calif. OUPI) - The problem facing University of Oregon's great distance running crew is this: What can they do for an encore? A quartet of Duck milers, Archie San Romani, Vice Reeve, Keith Forman and Dyrol Burleson, shattered the world record for the four-mile relay Saturday by an unbelievable 14.9 seconds. "As long as you live," said Snort Winsted, chief timer for the West Coast Relays, "you'll never again see a record 'shattered, that badly. And to think that four students from one school turned the trick. It's hard to believe." The-, world mark was 16:23.8, set by New Zealand's national team. The boys from Oregon turned the distance in 16:08.9. And much of the credit must go to their coach, .Bill Bowerman, who has turned out what may be the best college track team in the country this year. Bowerman split his team up to send six men to Fresno .for the relays; and the rest of the club went north from Eugene ,to Seattle to meet Washington. The Ducks swamped the Huskies, 9846. In addition to the four-mile : relay performance here, the Oregon men also turned in these marks in the relays: Harry Jerome Von the 100-yard dash in a'wind-aided 9.3 seconds. Jerry Ta'rr captured the 120- yard high hurdles in 13.7. Forman came back from his re 1 lay effort to easily .win the mile run in 4:00.7. "That mile was my" all-time best," said Forman after his race. "I think I'm about ready to break' through the four-minute barrier." Burleson, of course, already is well under with the American, record of 3:56.7. His anchor lap on Jie relay runs was .3:57.9 — and won for him the "Outstanding Athlete" award for the meet. I Dear Ann Landers: During church services Sunday a member, of the 'congregation fainted. The minister kept right on with his sermon as if nothing had'hap- pened! . • ' L It's not possible that our pastor was unaware of the incident because .there was a great deal of confusion. Several people vacated their places in the pew to make room'? for the woman'to lie do\vn : Finally an usher asked .the minister to inquire if a doctor was present. ' Well, Ann, the .church- was filled, bi .(here was not .even ONE doctor in the crowd. When the- woman came to she was helped to her feet and taken out intd the fresh air. This got me to thinking. Is church a safe place to go when a person has a heart condition as I do? Maybe I'd be better off at the Country club, playing golf. That's where all the doctors are. And what sort, of minister ignores a stricken person and keeps right on talking? The poor soul could have died right then and there HI the house of God and no notice 'wouldj have been taken. Some 'members of the congregation said, "The show must go on," but I don't -think a church is a theatre. Your opinion?—NO DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE ' Dear No: You're wrong on bolh counts. The minister should continue with her sermon if a parishioner faints. It's a pretty common occurrence and without question he would have asked for a doctor when it became obvious one was needed.- I agree it seems a trifle odd that there was not a single doctor present. In-the absence of the facts, however, let's be charitable and assume they, were all up la'te Saturday—serving humanity: * + fc Dear Ann Landers: I'm in a spot.. Can you help? A close friend of mine returned recently -from a trip to South-America. She sent a postcafd from" Buenos Aires to say she had just purchased a "most exciting gift" for me. I could scarcely wait till she came home. Well, yesterday she' brought over the "exciting gift." It almost scared me to death. It's an alligator hand bag with the reptile's h^ad, teeth, feet; loenails—every- thing. It looks alive and its hideous. . . Worse still, she bought one for herself, and we go to the same parties and club meetings. One bag like .this is enough to knock a person's eye out—but can yon envision TWO? Please tell me what to do. JUNGLE FEVER Dear Fever: Be gracious and carry' the bag a few times and then lose it. Unfortunately it would take years to wear it out. Alligator bags are 'virtually indestructible, * * * Dear Ann: My husband and I have been married 11 years. We've always been fond of children but unhappily we were never blessed. Last week we adopted a baby boy. We want to-notify our relatives and close friends of our good fortune via engraved announcements. I want to use the Eight Killed Near Camp Pendleton , GAMP PENDLETON, . Calif., (UPI) — Eight, persons were killed Sunday night — three of theni children — and six others critically injured in a head-on collision at this huge Marine base. Marine,Corps officials said the accident occurred about a half- mile from . the .San Luis Rey Gate on the four-lane highway that'leads out of the post toward the eastern boundary.- ' i Investigators said an outbound vehicle crossed' the divider line and slammed into an oncoming car. Both' vehicles were registered to military personnel stationed^at the base. One of the injured was a child AIL.six..were taken to the Navy •Hospital on the base. Names, of 'the dead and Injured were withheld pending notification of next,of 1 kin. word '"adopted." My husband feels we should say . "arrived " My sister suggested no formal announcements, but rather a brief handwritten note to, our nearest and dearest. Who is correct?— MOM AND POP Dear Mom and Pop: In most instances adoption proceedings cannot be started until the child has been in the custody of the adoptive parents for six months .Therefore the word "adopted" would be misleading, and "arrived" would be even more so. . Your sister's idea is best. To learn (he booby-traps of teenage drinking, write for ANN LANDERS' booklet, "Teenage Drinking," enclosing with your request 20 cents in coin and a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope. Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of this newspaper enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope. • 1962, Field Enterprises, Inc. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Seven' JOSEPHINE LOWMAN New Weapons and Methods Help Fight Mental Disease Tranquilizer pills prescribed by in combatting mental illness. The, great progress which has been made recently in the control and cure of mental illness is one of the most exciting and rewarding things which is happening on the modern scene. Mental illness IS an illness just as tuberculosis and cancer are. So much has been learned and your doctor are valuable aids there are so many new weapons with which to fight this malady! There are the tranquilizing and anti-depressant drugs, shock therapy, individual psychotherapy and group therapy. Diseases Conquered In the past many dread diseases have been conquered such as typhoid fever, smallpox and diph- theria. Now polio and tuberculosis, are about whipped, and before long science no doubt will vanquish heart disease and cancer. These successes have been possible because medical research has been backed by the public. Mental illness is now on the list of enej mies to be understood -and com trolled. One of the most important part? in the treatment of mental illness is the rehabilitation or after-care following discharge from the hospital. The Mental Health Association helps find the patient a job it' he needs it, or ;i place to live if he has no family or if it is best., for him to live away from the family, and helps him get essen-. lial medication. A warm welcome from family and friends and those who understand' is of the great-, est value. More Needed More after-care medical clinics- are needed for those discharged from mental hospitals. More ex- patient- clubs and "half-way hous'- • es" are essential to aid the indK vidua] in adjusting to the society to which he has returned. Research has shown' that tho more adequate the rehabilitative services the community is able to provide, the fewer readmissions there will be. If you think you're worrying-too much, you may benefit from my leaflet, "Worry," which tells you how to break this habit. Send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your request for leaflet No. 64 to Josephine Lowman in care of this newspaper. Tomorrow: "Do Exercises To Prolong The Youthful Portion Of Life." (Released by The Register and Tribune' Syndicate, 1902) KELLY FIRST YONKERS, N, Y. - John J. Kelley of Grolon, Conn., won the 1 National AAU marathon for the seventh consecutive year. WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR MODERNIZE. . ADD A ROOM THIRE IS NO NEED TO WAIT. PROTECT THE VALUE OF YO'UR PROPERTY MONEY IS AVAILABLE At your First Federal Savings for Home Improvement and Modernization Loans. C OME in and talk over your home improvement plans with our courteous Loan Counselor, you'll find his friendly advice helpful. Home Improvement Loan Rates are Low at your FIRST FEDERAL and you'll find our loan repayment plan is tailored to your income and needs. Hundreds of your neighbors have used First Federal financing help, perhaps we can help you too. 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