Center Rolls Out Plans for Roller Skate Follies
Torn Okker of the Netherlands,
Mike Belkin of Canada and Pierre
Darmon of France all helped their
countries gain opening round suc-
cesses. It was- Belkin's first appear-
ance in the Davis Cup play and
he recorded two singles wins over
his Finnish opponents. Earlier Bel-
kin had gained the final of the
Raquette D'Or tennis tournament
at Aix-en-Provence, France, He
had defeated Darmon in the semi-
finals 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Tom Okker, who was scheduled
to. report for military service in
February, is, however, very active
on the tennis scene. The Mac-
cabiah champion won the Dutch In-
door singles crown and was run-
ner-up in the British hard court
play. He defeated the British No. 1
and No. 2 ranked players during
these - competitions.
Okker followed this by gaining
the quarter-final round of the
Italian International tennis tour-
ney in Rome. He lost to the de-
fending champion, an Australian,
in five sets, after beating an Am-
erican Davis Cup star in the third
round. Okker then teamed with an-
other American to reach the
Julie Heldman of New York,
Vickie Berner of Canada and Esme
Emanuel of South Africa repre-
sented the distaff side of the Euro-
pean tennis play. Miss Heldman
was the most successful in the
early going. She captured the Reg-
gio Calabria tourney, as she had
done last year, by defeating the
No. 2 ranked German player 6-4,
1-6, 6-2. Miss Heldman beat Miss
Emanuel in the semi-finals 6-1,
* * *
Dick Herrman of San Diego
State proved his 1:48.5 half-mile
clocking was no fluke when he
4 Mumford, Ford Seniors Win Awards
From Detroit Police Department
By EDWARD ZUCKERMAN
Janet Klotman and Jeffrey Last,
seniors at Mumford High School,
and Ford seniors Linda Rosenberg
and Robert Bullock were among
85 students from 46 Detroit high
schools who received Detroit Police
Department Youth Awards at the
semi-annual Youth Awards Ban-
quet sponsored by the department
and Chrysler at the Stat.ler-Hilton
Hotel last Wednesday.
The awards are presented to a
senior boy and girl in each gradu-
ating class. Selections are based
upon the students' ratings in char-
acter, scholarship, loyalty, leader-
ship, citizenship and reliability.
Janet's interests lie largely in
music. An accomplished cellist,
she is a member of the All-City
Honors Orchestra and has per-
formed in many special concerts.
She is executive editorial
director of the Mumford
Mercury and has received Phi
Beta Kappa honors. She speaks
French and German well. Last
summer she was an exchange
student in Germany. Janet will
major in classics at the Univer-
sity of Chicago next fall.
Jeff is president of the Mum-
ford Student Council and has
served as sports editor of the Mer-
cury. His many other school activi-
ties include membership on the
debate team. Jeff will follow a
pre-med curriculum at the Uni-
versity of Michigan.
Linda also has musical interests.
She is a member of Ford's extra-
curricular Girls' Ensemble, which
presents many outside concerts.
Linda is secretary of both her
senior class and the Ford Student
Council and is a member of the
National Honor Society. She will
enroll at Wayne State University
and plans to study English and
Robert is president of his senior
class. He is a member of student
council and the National Honor
Society and has won numerous
forensic speech awards. Last year
he was on Ford's swim team. Like
Jeffrey, he will follow a pre-med
curriculum. Robert, however will
study at Oakland -University.
placed second in the 880 at the Mt.
SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif. Herr-
mann came from far behind to
catch some of the nation's top half-
milers at the tape with a fine
1:49.0 clocking . . . At the same
meet pole vaulter Marc Savage of
UCLA experienced his first failure
of the season. Savage could only
Dick Levy of the U. of Houston
ran the fastest three-quarters of
a mile, 2:57.4, ever recorded by
a Texas runner as his distance
medley relay team finished fourth
at the Texas Relays ... Bill Silver-
berg of the Southern California
Striders ran 9:13.0 for a third place
in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at
the Mt. SAC Relays.
The discus throwers are find-
ing the range. Italian Flavio Asta,
the Maccabiah champion, tossed
the platter 181'7" for a new Jew-
ish all-time best. Bob Akers of
San Jose State recorded a new
personal best discus throw of
176'0" at the Mt. SAC Relays.
Akers is 22 years old, while Asta
is only 19 . . . Steve Cohen, the
Yank at Cambridge, set a new
meet record against Oxford with
a toss of 5"6 34" in the shot. Cohen,
formerly of Harvard and only 5'9",
also played basketball for the Eng-
lish school over the winter.
The annual roller skating follies
will be held at the Jewish Center
2 p.m. Sunday, in Shiffman Hall.
This year the show features
"Sleeping Beauty" and a disco-
theque number with "gogo girls"
and a rock 'n roll band, the
Free-style and comedy skating,
tap dancing on skates and other
precision numbers are among the
highlights of the Follies.
The cast includes Beth and
Louise Liberson; Albert Glasier;
Helene, Lori, Diane and Paula
Rottenberg; Debbie, Penny and
Cathy Kessler; Amy Bernstein;
Gayle and Hershel Moss; Alan
Helson; Harvey Lefkowitz; Robin
Mendelsohn; Lori Sherman; Linda
Fink; Debbie Lesh; Elliot Kaplan;
Mark Grossman; Val Adler; and
Lias Fedetz. The band is composed
of Michael Syme, Byron Shefman
and Jay Pensler.
Albert Glasier will play the
piano and organ for the skaters.
The show is produced and direct-
ed by volunteer skating director
Elena Glasier. The skaters are all
from Center skating classes.
Everyone is invited at no charge.
None are so busy as those who
do nothing. — French proverb.
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`Blue Wax' Starts June 29
During the four year span of
World War I, the introduction of
air power into warfare brought
about a new breed of man, the
fighter pilot, a daredevil who duel-
led in the air in the earliest forms
The story of one of these winged
warriors is told in 20th Century-
Fox's "The Blue Wax," in color,
starring George Peppard, James
Mason, Ursula Andress, Jeremy
Kemp and Karl Michael Vogler,
which begins its reserved seat en-
gagement at the Summit Theater
June 29. The screenplay by Gerald
Hanley, David Pursall and Jack
Seddon is based on the best-sell-
ing novel of the same name by
Jack D. Hunter.
Charles Bonaparte—a grandson
of a brother of the Emperor Napo-
leon—served as U.S. secretary of
the navy in 1905 and as -U.S. attor-
ney general from 1906 to 1909.
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