Jim Bailey, heading back to school after beating John Landy in a 3:58.6 mile, said he probably wouldn't be around to try again this weekend at Fresno. The University of Oregon has a meet scheduled, needs his help.
?An Ounce of Prevention
Italy's famed Mille Miglia, one of the world's great automobile races, may be run no more—at least in its classic proportions. For safety's sake, and in view of the five deaths in the latest race (SI, May 7), the event may be held in the future on a closed 100-mile course.
?Victory Through Air Power
Italian political pamphlets, dropped from a low-flying plane, showered down on an international horse show in Rome, hit French jumper Bagatelle on the nose, sent him pitching away only one hurdle from victory. The winners by default—but with help from their air arm: the Italians.
?High Speed at the Brickyard
Bob Sweikert, 1955 Indianapolis "500" winner, unofficially cracked the Speedway record with a lap at 143.839 mph, said the new surface is so fast he doubts that 145 will win the pole position this year.