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Anderson Daily Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 31, 1986, Anderson, Indiana Icily Golf Randy Bodkin after a shaky Start fired a 68 at his Home course Grandview to take a two stroke Lead after one round in the greater Anderson City Golf tournament Friday. Defending Champion Gary Cravens is two strokes Back. Page 13 Hopewell John Pitts will be the Man of the hour monday. Hell help begin construction of the new $3.5 million Hopewell Center. Page 8reagan lashes out president Reagan speaking before the american tort Reform association ridicules Large jury awards in liability cases and said the nations Laws Are being a twisted and abused to produce absurd results that Are almost commonplace. Page 18serving one of Indiana a great cities for ii years Satui Day May 31.1986 Anderson Indiana volume 101, numb r 60 Price 25 cents they re off finally at indy by the associated press Indianapolis apr Michael Andretti grabbed the Lead saturday at the restart of the Indianapolis 500, postponed twice by rain last weekend and unexpectedly delayed again before the rescheduled Start when former Winner Tom Sneva brushed the Wall on the Pace Lap. Sneva weaving the car across the track to scuff the tires hit the inside Wall coming out of the second turn and pulled into the infield. He suffered a Bruise on the outside of his left thigh. Sneva said. A i have no idea what happened. On the Straightaway the car turned left into the Wall. I have no idea or. Henry Bock the Speedway medical director said Sneva was checked and released at the infield Hospital and was cleared to drive a if he had something to Snevah a March co Worth race car however suffered serious damage to the left Side. Sneva earlier had trouble getting his car started As the rest of the Field pulled away on the Parade Lap preceding the Start but he was Able to get the machine fired up and he quickly rejoined the pack. Coming out of the second turn on the Pace Lap however he veered straight left and tapped the Wall. His Crew chief. John Anderson said Snevah a helmet radio also was out during the Parade and Pace laps. He said the Early trouble was not Likely responsible for the Pace Lap crash. A a in a be surprised if it did a Anderson said. After Snevah a crash his fourth in 13 indy starts the red Flag was displayed and the other 32 cars were brought Back into their starting positions on the main Straightaway. The Speedway wrecker Crew took the car to the infield instead of the pits which automatically eliminated Sneva from the Field. The last time the race was red flagged before the Start was in 1982, when a pair of crashes involving Kevin Cogan Mario Andretti Dale Whittington and Roger Mears forced a restart after a 45-minute delay. This time the delay was about a half hour before the remaining cars were refuel and fired up again. Rick Mears a two time indy Winner set a four Lap qualifying record of 216.828 mph three weeks ago and earned a pole position Start for the third time in his nine year indy career. He was joined on the front Row by defending Champion Danny Sullivan and 23-year-old Michael Andretti the youngest Driver in the lineup and the son of former Winner Mario Andretti. The entire Field averaged 210.279 mph breaking the former record of 208.138 set last year. Starter Duane Sweeney at last dropped the Green Flag after the Pace car driven by retired air Force Gen. Chuck Yeager pulled off. The cars originally were brought out from gasoline Alley More than two hours before the Start of the race and positioned three abreast in la rows along the main Straightaway. The crowd Down somewhat from the usual 400,000 or so because of see Page 2, column 4 they came Back yes they came Back. At least most of them. Officials were expecting Over 200,000 race fans to attend today a running of the Indianapolis 500-mile race. Here a race fan skirts a Muddy puddle in the infield at the motor Speedway As fans returned to the scene of last weeks double rainout looking for Good racing weather As the Field of 33 cars race for the Check ered Flag in the 70th running of the 500 classic. Associated press bus plunges into River 18 dead by the associated press Walker Calif. A the Driver of a bus that careened at High Speed off a Mountain Road and plunged into a River killing at least 18 people and injuring 22, had been convicted of speeding four times in the past three years authorities said. One person of the 41 people who had been aboard the bus remained missing today and five of the injured were in critical condition after the deadliest . Bus Accident in nearly six years. The bus carrying residents of a Santa Monica retirement Home Back from a Reno nev., gambling trip careened off . 395 and plunged into the Walker River about 90 Miles Southeast of Reno on Friday morning police said. Rescue teams fished bodies from the frigid racing River As far As 15 Miles downstream. Mono county sheriffs investigator John Daniels blamed the Accident on excessive Speed. Officials could not immediately say what the Speed limit was at the site of the crash but said the limit generally drops from 55 mph to 35 mph in twisting sections of the Road such As where the Accident occurred. Officials of starline sightseeing Tours operator of the bus told the los Angeles times that the Driver Ernest a. Klimeck 48, had been leading Tours for the past year and had no prior accidents or traffic citations. However the Sacramento Bee and the san Francisco chronicle reported today that Klimeck has been convicted of speeding four times in the past three years. In at least two of the cases Klimeck was driving a bus California Highway patrol spokesman Jack Valias said. The papers did not specify whether he was operating starline buses at the time. Authorities said they had not been Able to talk to Klimeck because he was seriously injured. He had not been charged in fridays crash. The bus bounced off a Fence ran off the Road and plunged Down a 15-foot embankment into the River apparently rolling two or three times before it hit the water. It came to rest upright with its rear ripped apart in a few feet of racing water. Valerie Webb said she was hurled into the aisle and saw her husband Buster tossed out a window As people fell on top of her. A the went out the window and i thought he was floating Down the River a she said. A it was horrible not knowing where he her husband later turned up among the 22 survivors All of whom were hospitalized. The coroners offices in Bishop and Bridge see Page 2, column soviets to abandon Salt if . Exceeds arms limit by the associated press Moscow a the soviet Union today said it will not feel bound by strategic arms treaties it concluded with the United states in the 1970s if Washington exceeds the weapons limits allowed by the Salt accords. A government statement published by the official Tass news Agency strongly condemned what it called president Reagan so exceptionally dangerous announcement tuesday that Washington will not feel bound by the Salt ii treaty in the future. It was the first official soviet reaction to Reagan a announcement and signalled that both superpowers Are willing to abandon key structures they set up in the 1970s to limit their arsenals unless they reach new arms accords by the end of the year. Reagan announced tuesday that the see Page 2, column i done to let booze Good ruin your big Day Andrea Rentz Lapel h s Sadd drinking proms and graduation done to mix a was with graduations there Are always celebrations of seniors beginning new lives people get smart this is our part. Friends done to let friends drink and drive a its the Law evening Index pages pages births.3 sports.13-14 Church.6 theaters.17 comics.16 weekend.4 deaths.3 what a where 8 rain partly Cloudy tonight with a 20 percent Chance of widely scattered thundershowers and a Low in the Middle 60s partly Cloudy sunday with a 30 percent Chance of thunderstorms and a High in the Low 80s. Fridays High 79 overnight Low 68. Crime stoppers 649-8310 kids. My make Sid run by Mike Alexander bulletin staff writer what makes or. Sid d. Guillen run some might say he a a a a Softie when it comes to helping kids particularly those with muscular dystrophy. Today the 53-year-old foreign language department chairman at Anderson College trotted the last to Miles of his 200-mile run in the month of May. His goal is to raise a record $6,000 in pledges to fight muscular dystrophy. The professor Isnit a quitter. He a a High school dropout who in 1948 came to America from Cuba at age 14 to find a new life. He returned to school after five years and eventually acquired a doctor of philosophy degree and became a professor at Anderson College 17 years ago. He Calls his educational achievement a my debt to the Christian Church. His Quot love run is in that Christian tradition As Well As a part of the annual nationwide americans love run fund Raiser for the muscular dystrophy association. If you think 200 Miles Over 31 Days by a 53-year-old father of two is something then know this Guillent a goal of $6,000 is one sixth of Indiana a total goal of $30,000. Actually six Guillent alone could meet the entire goal for the state. But then there Arentt Many Sid Guillent much to the dismay of muscular dystrophy association workers. Although he a lived up to his running commitment All of the $6,000 Hasni to come in yet. But it will he said. He s contacted hundreds of people in the Community and they be responded. He expects More new pledges also to arrive. Nobody likes muscular dystrophy. But apparently a lot of people Uke a Guy like Sid Guillen who does something about it. He san a old pro in using his feet to stomp out the see Page 2, column i Hulk tin photo Sid d. Gullen with two reasons Why he runs. Jason and Ryan Mccrocklin of Pendleton

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