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News Journal (Newspaper) - April 18, 1971, Mansfield, Ohio It Still Takes a Lot of Work to Make a Million Details on Page 2-D Weather Mostly sunny and mild today and Monday high Cool tonight 40s Ten per cent chance of rain Year No NEWS JOURNAL North Central Ohio's foremost Newspaper PHONE Mansfield Ohio Sunday April PMI 7 LM Top Comics Late News Magazines GENTS AND THEY'RE OFF off men for Cleveland John Kennedy and L'Anse Creuse Michigan schools take off on the initial leg of the fifth heat of the yard shuttle hurdle relay in yesterday's Mansfield Relays Rain and wind hampered the spectators and athletes at the Mehock Field track as Dayton velt won the Relays for the first time since 1959 Photo by Otto Schmidt Compete in Relays Dayton Roosevelt Wins Honors KINNEY Tiro thousand one hundred and 87 high school athletes from six states Canada departed Mansfield's Mehock Field yesterday afternoon after haying competed in the 40th the prestigious Mansfield Re- one of those carried off gold discs signifying supremacy in in- dividual and or relays events and the member Dayton Roosevelt squad packed up the Relays team trophy denoting the end of another page in Relays history Nearly avid track and field fans enjoyed the intermittent sun shine and braved periods of cold windy rain along with the athletes and were rewarded by a display of sportsmanship and two more record performances The predominantly Ohio crowd re- one of the greatest thrills in the finals of the 120 yard high ansfield Malabar's Frank Wilkins rose high enough to break a five Michigan hold on the event That race was highlighted by a to wire battle between Wilkins Dayton Jeff Parks and Ernie Dechellis of Youngstown line Parks tripped after hitting the final hurdle and fell across the finish line for second with Dechellis third Wilkins was the lone point er for Malabar also bringing in place points in the low hurdles The total was enough to give the Falcons a tie for sixth place in the final standings Malabar's other prime candidate for points high jumper Paris Jones failed at the six foot three height The slender Falcon senior was ing during one of the more severe portions of the chilling rain Donors Asked to Dig Deep Community Service Center Campaign Hits Mark Wilkins last year lows finished fourth in the highs and failed to place in the By MARGUERITE MILLER Richland will have to dig deeper in the month to meet the goal of the Cross campaign to renovate the former Sears building into a center in downtown Mansfield Reporting 35 per cent of the goal raised Campaign Chairman Avery C Hand Jr The challenge to the community is to match the gift of the Sears ing by Roger A Black Robert B Black Mrs Donald S Black and er members of the Black family This is our opportunity to Richland Community Service Center for one-third of what it would cost to build a new The Center will give bousing to UCS headquarters land County chapter American Red Cross Family Service Dental Clinic Girl Scouts Hospital Bureau and Mansfield Catholic Charities All ex- cept Red Cross are now in scattered rented quarters Calling for stepped-up reporting of pledges to raise the balance needed in the campaign Hand Many significant pledges have brought us to a total of through the efforts of dedicated zen who are voluntarily working on the campaign a majority of the prospects still unreported and nearly 200 teers now calling on business rate foundation and individual we are generally optimistic in terms of a successful campaign Hand said First solicitation began among the board and staff members of the in- agencies on March 15 This group closest to the need for a community tenter has recognized the importance of the drive and has already pledged over 90 per cent of its minimum objective The board and staff effort is part of the Advance Gifts Division being chaired by Charles K Sprang 1 if with Robert B Konstam as vice chairman Financial institutions of Richland County have been challenged with an pledge from the First al Bank of Mansfield and a bank em- ployes Civic Fund gift of over The Business Gifts Division began soliciting April 2 under chairman John D Robinson and vice chairman Robert R Albert Jr who have a minimum Business Gifts Di- Turn To Page The two Saturday additions to the record book came in the high jump and the 880 yard relay Garrad Pettus of Belleville Mich raised his own year old high jump mark by a half inch to and De- troit Northern its way to a time in the relay to better Cleveland Glenville's 1968 standard of It looked like more records would fall today said Relays Director Al Ward But when the rain and wind began to take over it took some supreme efforts to produce new marks We had two days of great tition and displays of sportsmanship this year as we've always had in the past and plan for many years in the future k talent becoming a greater factor in ants than for the annual Miss field contest are busy rehearsing for the contest Details Page are on On The Inside 140 PAGES 8 SECTIONS Bridge Classified Collectors Crossword 3-D Deaths Editorials 4-D Hospitals Hot Line Markets Movies Outdoors Personality 3-D Society Sports Television Time For Travel View From Weather No Negotiations Egypt Libya Syria Unite Against Israel By The Associated Press The presidents of Egypt Libya and Syria declared the formation day of a Union of Arab binding their countries into a federal union with one president and a al government The new state will be established after national referendum Sept 1 in the three countries The leaders said it will be the of complete Arab unity and be open to other Arab countries i Egyptian President Anwar Sadat Syrian President Hafez Assad and Libya's head of state Col Muammar Kadafi read the declaration in half-hour radio broadcasts from their capitals In addition to one president and a federal government the three leaders said the military forces of the new state would cooperate to bring about the decisive retaliation to Israel's continued occupation of Arab land They said Sudan which withdrew at the last moment from the long talks will join at the earliest opportunity and when its special con- ditions allow The three leaders pledged that their union will conclude no peace treaty nor will it negotiate with Israel The Union of Arab Republics will FBI Backer's Bugged Views Changed WASHINGTON UPI Sen Mike Mansfield no longer scoffing at the critics in the Capitol said he is deeply disturbed by the disclosure that an FBI informer taped his conversations with Rep John Dowdy Mansfield told reporters that the hoped Sen Sam J Erwin Jr D- would broaden his investigation into civilian spying to look into the Dowdy case and other allegations that Capitol Hill telephones have been bugged On Thursday before the Dowdy surveillance came to light Mansfield criticism of the FBI and its director J Edgar Hoover as more noise than substance But he changed his mind with the disclosure by U S District Court Judge Roszel Thomsem in Baltimore that with the approval of Hoover and Attorney General John N Mitchell informer Nathan H Cohen visited Dowdy in his House office Jan 20 1970 with a concealed tape recorder Cohen also permitted two telephone conversations with Dowdy to be re- corded At the time Cohen agreed to erate with the FBI he was under in- on fraud charges He later pleaded guilty and received a pended sentence He was subsequently named as a coconspirator but not a defendant in the government's bribery con- case in which Dowdy is charged with accepting to in- in a federal investigation of the now defunct Monarch Construction Co of Silver Spring Md Mansfield said the eavesdropping on Dowdy was not a proper use of FBI powers even though they acted under a court order not abandon one single yard of Arab land occupied by the tion said The federal president and ment will have the right to move troops from one country to another in the union and take joint decisions on war or peace Earlier Egypt's official Middle East News Agency said leaders of the three states also reviewed the tary and political aspects of the Mid- dle East situation and discussed the role of the Tripoli charter conference in facing the requirements of the Arab battle against Israel Egypt Syria Libya and Sudan signed the so-called Tripoli charter a year ago to move toward gradual uni- of their states The signing of the confederation pact in Benghazi Libya came on the eighth anniversary of a similar pact signed by Egypt Syria and Iraq That agreement collapsed a month after it was initialled In 1958 Egypt and Syria federated as the United Arab Republic with a common legislature army and flag Yemen joined later The union was dissolved in 1961 There was no immediate comment on the new federation from Israel TURKEY UNION OF ARAB REPUBLICS SAUDI ARABIA Ababa AFRICAN RfP ETHIOPIA CONGO JOIN FORCES The black area on the map locates the countries of Libya Egypt and Syria whose leaders announced merger of the countries into a un- ion in Benghazi Libya Saturday The formation will be the Union of Arab Republics Sudan indicated it will join at a later date AP Photo War Protest Vanguard Moving into Washington WASHINGTON UPI The guard of a mass anti- war protest an expected youthful Vietnam veterans gather here today to de- clare in marches vigils guerrilla theater and atrocity hearings their conviction that the Indochina War must end at once The veterans five days of activities kick off a spring whose organizers hope it strate that young white middle class students have now been joined by hard hats blacks women Chicanes Indians the elderly welfare ents and the silent majority as op- of further U.S involvement in Vietnam The demonstrations will climax next Saturday with marches and lies of tens of thousands of protesters in Washington and San Francisco sponsored by the National Peace lion Coalition Several congressmen including Youngsters Hear of YD but Don't Know About It By GEORGE C THOSTESON First la a Series of Stories Everybody knows about venereal disease That lief seems to be the popular be- Mighty few youngsters get into ior high school these days without having been told by somebody in school or out to watch out for VD They've heard about it This is the biggest fraud and ure in health education that has been perpetrated in generations There's such a gap between ing about and knowing what it is about The proof is in the situation as it exists today We have accurate ways of ing VD For decades we have had effective and usually easy methods of ment The net A frightful epidemic of venereal disease is raging and getting worse day by day And it will continue to get still worse It can't help it Here's why When I call it a raging epidemic I am not exaggerating or trying to use scare tactics Of all reportable ing contagious diseases of severe risk to the public venereal diseases out- number all others put together TB hepatitis scarlet fever pneumonia typhoid diphtheria measles and the rest of them In fact of the two main venereal diseases gonorrhea known to many only as the outnumbers all the others by itself Please To Page Sens George S McGovern D and Edmund S Muskie have endorsed the Peace Action In Washington the march route will pass directly behind the White House south lawn and along Pennsylvania Avenue to the west front of the toL The coalition hope for a tion as big or bigger than the Nov 15 1969 Moratorium that drew an persons to the ington Monument grounds As soon as the loudspeakers are un- plugged after the Saturday stration a more militant group ing itself the Peoples Coalition for Peace and Justice will begin ing forces for 11 days of civil diso- in the Capital starting the following Monday April 26 Among the Peoples Coalition leaders are cago Seven defendants Rennie Davis and David Dellinger The leader of these 17 days of test hope to persuade President Nixon to end the war not just wind it down But Nixon who Friday night reaffirmed his intention to withdraw gradually without a fixed deadline plans to remain at his Key Biscayne Fla home throughout most of the 17 days The Vietnam Veterans against the War ted by former Navy Lt J G John Kerry 27 begin their five-day protest Monday with a march put the White House to Arlington Cemetery and then back to hill
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