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   Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - August 9, 1972, Winona, Minnesota                                Partly sunny and warmer through Thursday Winona Daily News J _____________ WINONA, MINNESOTA 55987, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1972 Ml ...I ,__________ i w Cheer opening swings at GOP 30 Pages, IS Democrats approve Shriver HAPPINESS Sargent Shriver kisses his wife, Eunice, Tuesday night-after delivering his acceptance speech to the Democratic National Committee in Washington. Shriver is now Sen. George McGovern'i vice presidential running male. (AP Photofax) By PEGGY SIMPSON WASHINGTON (AP) In a prime-time unity show, the Democrats have handed their vice presidential nomination to Sargent Shriver and cheered the ticket's opening swings at President Nixon and Vice President Spire T. Agnew. "I'm not embarrassed to be George McGovern's seventh choice for vice Shriver said Tuesday after the Democratic National Committee added him to the ticket. "We Democrats may be short of money. We're not short of talent. Think ol the comparison and then you can pity poor Mr. first and only choice was Spiro Agnew The Democrats loved it. "If we have used valuable lime in the selection of a vice presidential McGovern said, "the nation must wish the Republicans had made their choice wilh greater care." And thus the lines were drawn again, this lime With McGovern teamed with Shriver in place of Sen. Thomas F. Eagleton of Missouri, who withdrew last week after dis- closing that he had undergone shock treatment for mental depression in the 1960s. McGovern and Shriver were lo try and sustain the mo- mentum at a unity luncheon today with members of the Democratic National Commitlee, which winds up its extra- ordinary three-day meeting today with some ordinary busi- ness. In addition, Latin and women's caucuses were to meet separately with McGovern to air grievances that their favorite issues-aron't being represented in his cam- paign. In the balloting, Shriver was given of the commit- tee's authorized votes, It appeared he might be elected unanimously. But then Missouri Gov. Warren Hearnes cast his slate's 73 voles for i-aglcton, and Oregon cast four of its 74 votes for maverick Democrat Wayne Aforse who is trying for a Scnale come- back. Guam had nobody present and its three votes weren't counted. Shriver, 56, former director of Ihc Peace Corps and of Ihe anlipoverly program, a former ambassador to France, and a Kennedy in-law, outlined the Democratic campaign in accepting the nomination: "We intend lo go out and ask of our young people not just to protest against inadequate schools but to teach chil- dren; not just lo complain aboul the quality of law enforce- ment, but to enlist in our overburdened police forces and to join the staffs of prisons; not just lo make speeches about the Third World, but to serve abroad in a revived Peace Corps; not just to talk aboul love, but lo work wilh the re- arded, the elderly, the lonely, (he ill, the blind, and mil- lions of hungry children on this planet. _ "This is what America at ils best has said. That is what we will be again." (Continued on page Ha, col. 1) Democrats approve S. mauled Reds triumph near Saigon SAIGON (AP) Hundreds of South Vietnamese rangers have replaced government militia- men badly mauled in a series of ambushes only 17 miles east of Saigon. Officers in the field said 58 of the militiamen were near Kompong Trabek. The four crewmen and 10 to 15 refu- gees from the besieged provin- cial capital of Sva'y Rieng were reported killed. In :the air war -against North adiu DO ui uie uiiauamen were killed and 55 wounded in the Vietnam, a flight of; U.S. jets fighting Monday and Tuesday. The Rangers, moving on foot by helicopters, were maneuvering io get behind the estimated 250 North Vietnam- ese and Viet Cong in the Binh Song rubber plantation east of Highway 15. The enemy forces ambushed platoon of South Vietnamese militiamen on a patrol Monday along a dirt road between the village of Binh Son and Long Thanh. The North Vietnamese, with mines, mortars, and rocket grenades, then cut into the militiamen who were poured in to reinforce the pa- trol. The fighting tapered off by Tuesday night, but the enemy forces held its position despite U.S. and South Vietnamese bombing, officers said. Officers said it was the big- gest action in Long Thanh dis- trict in two years, and the first time during that period that the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong had stayed and fought; Previous enemy attacks were by platoon-size forces on a hit- and-run basis, the officers said. In Cambodia, Cambodian forces still holding part of the town of Kompong Trabek, 85 miles west of Saigon, drove back a north Vietnamese tank and infantry assault after with- standing a 500-round rockel and mortar barrage, the Cambodian command said. It said the Cambodians de- stroyed three North Vietnamese tanks. The Cambodians are being supported by U.S. bombers, and U.S. and Cambodian offi- cials have claimed 24 Soviet tanks knocked out since Sunday in the battle for Kompong Tra- bek, more than half of them by U.S. bombers. The Cambodian command also reported lhat one of ils helicopters loaded with refu- gees was shot down Tuesday ----------_t __ ___a _.( _ flashed laser-guided bombs onto the Dragonls bridge at Thanh Hoa and knocked out that important' link in North Vietnam's supply network for in three Force an- the second time the Air nounced. Pilots from the carrier Sara toga struck -in Ihe Haiphong area, and their main target was the Hong Gai ship repair yard 22 miles northeast of Hai phong. Inside: Approval Board ol Commissioners Tuesday afternoon approved plans for a group home for juvenile delinquents here and authorized the cilizens' committee studying Ihe pro- ject to apply for federal story, page 3a. Candidate Minnesota Stale Rep. Richard Fitzsimons will give up his influential post in the House and attempt to cap- lure a Senaie seal story, ;'page Ha, Ended Kim Powell loved the romantic lure o! the sea and set mil with his family for an around- Ihe-world voyage in a hand- made boal. Two months la- ter Ihe dream appears shat- tered on a reet in the stor- my page 14a. No predictions on House vote on end-war mandate By JIM ADAMS WASHINGTON (AP) Pressures heightened on both sides today as the House moved toward a vola on an end-the-war mandate coupled to a forcign-mili- tary-aid bill. Neither side was predict- ing whether Ihe antiwar amendment would survive, although both friends and foes conceded the House could echo the Senate and vote down the entire bill. Again, the lineup was loo close to predict. "I think the foreign-aid bill is in danger whatever we said Speaker Carl Albert. Passage of the foreign-aid measure hinges on the amendment direct- ing withdrawal of all U.S. forces from Indochina by the end -of the turn for release of Amer- ican prisoners ami a limit- ed cease-fire lo assure safe withdrawal of American forces. The measure is one of Iwo cnd-lhe-war amend- ments before Congress. The other, stronger one would cut off all funds for U.S. war operations and provide for U.S. withdrawal from all parts of Indochina ex- cept Thailand within four months if Hanoi releases American prisoners and ac- counts for GIs missing in action. The Senate passed (he milder amendment, then killed the foreign-aid bill lo which it was attached. Bui in a quick turn- around, Ihe Senate passed the slronger end-lhe-war provision and also the Pen- tagon procurement bill car- rying it. Because the House version of that bill conlain- ed no end-the-war language, Ihe package was senl to a House Senate conference where il may languish with- out action. The House Ihen became the forum as doth sides step- ped up their lobbying. The counter pressure drives were being conducted by Republicans under GOP Leader Gerald R. Ford and by a coalition of antiwar congressmen and peace lob- byists. The war-pullout mandate originally carried a dead- line of Oct. 1 bul backers announced during opening debate Tuesday that they will move to change it to Dec. 31 to keep the issue oul of the presidenlial election. DEMOCRATIC TICKET Democratic presidential nominee Sen. George McGovern holds his new running male's hand high in the air in a victory pose after the Democratic National Committee approved the nomination of Sargent Shriver Tuesday night in Washington. (AP Photofax) Catholics in North Ireland protest policy No action seen this year Senate sends no-fault bill back to committee BELFAST (AP) Gunfire explosions and massive sired1 Ey LENGEL v WASHINGTON (AP) -The jus I as able uemonsirauons gave Northern Senate has sent back to com-j Judiciary Ireland a tumultuous day oflmitlee a bill to establish a "This is a real Wow at the iawyers 17 lawyers on Commerce are I no-fault Allstate and Traveleri ;.._, .LI. ,t._ opposed. A large segment of the trial- _ UOJ, m calouiiaii u iia-i jius is a real mow ai ine lawyers' profession is against Roman Catholic protest todayi'ional system of no-fault au-1 American concept against the British inlernmeoi insurance, said. "It affects everyj The bill would do suits Buses were hijacked in Bel- fast and the border town of! Newry. A sional action this year. "Everybody knows what this is all Sen. War- ance-lobby pressure, he added, "must have been strong." --iiuuuuii is an auuui, oeu. war- gang of youths ren Magnuson, D-Wash., man- E C >one :ight train outside! ager of the bill, told Ihe Senate.) Mplanalion: 'I'm for GRUESOME GAMES For many of Northern Ireland's children, religious strife has brought the playground to the trouble- stricken streets. Innocent childhood games have evolved inlo a deadly game of street warfare. In this pholo Londonderry children (aunt a British soldier. (AP Photofax; Activity on many fronts War on cancer moves ahead traffic accidents and would re- quire companies to promptly and automatically pay claims stopped a freight" train Vger'oTtn'e'WI, cxplanalion: Tm for limHS Cach Lurgan and bombarded il with j "I1 bill, simple penscs and for lost gasoline grenades. tnat-' j on the floor again in January." British troops said they sfiot By a 13-K vole Tuesday night j The insurance industry was j The indllslr Iwo guerrilla gunmen in Senaie approved a motion'divided on the measure, withilion annuany jn premiums and capital, and three soldiers were Sen- Roma" HrusVa, biggest car insurer, Stale j pays ou( Seriouslv in slightly wounded. jNeb.. to send the Commerce: Farm neutral Such insurers jured 0 Several thousand Catholics ,to ,lhe; as Aetna and Nationwide favor csUrnalcd 16 cem of thjir actual losses through court ac- tions, according to a Trans- portation Deparlment study. Ten stales have adopted no- fauit-type plans, but only Flori- da and Massachuselts have laws which approached the fed- eral goals in the bill. Mas- i sachusctts drivers in two years I have had a 42-per-cenl reduc- tion in bodily injury premiums. ousan aocs' took to the streets of Belfast at Judiciary Commillee for fur-1 4 a.m., (he hour when the Brit- lhcr study- ish Army a year ago loday be-! Sens. Sam J. Ervin Jr., D- gan rounding up men suspected N.C., Marlow Cook, R-Ky., and of being activists of the Irish Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., ar- Republican Army. j gued that objectionable provi- In flic year since more linn! S and Serious constilutional 700 men wiS! ff descrve trial, but the roundups did the lawym on slon the IRA Nosriu w, Judiciary. (EDITORS NOTE: This past February legis- lation into effecl to speed arid expand whal Ihe JViJon citminislralion called a crusade against cancer. Following is 
                            

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