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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 ,70-75. Cool tonight, 40s. Ten per cent chance of rain. 87th Year, No. 43> NEWS JOURNAL North Central Ohio's foremost Newspaper PHONE 522-3311 Mansfield, Ohio, Sunday, April UnHM IrtMiMtMMl, AiwcMwl WttMrnrtwi PMI 7 LM TlmM ttrvlct Top Comics Late News Magazines GENTS AND THEY'RE OFF Lead- off men for Cleveland John Kennedy, and L'Anse Creuse (Michigan) schools take off on the initial leg of the fifth heat of the 480- yard shuttle hurdle relay in yesterday's Mansfield Relays. Rain and wind hampered the spectators and athletes at the Mehock Field track as Dayton Roose- 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 edi- the prestigious Mansfield Re- -Thirty- one of those carried off gold discs signifying supremacy in in- dividual and or relays events and the 13- 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- ceived one of the greatest thrills in the finals of the 120 yard high hur- ansfield Malabar's Frank Wilkins rose high enough to break a five -year Michigan hold on the event. That race was highlighted by a to the- wire battle between Wilkins, Dayton Rooseyelte's Jeff Parks and Ernie Dechellis of Youngstown Ursu- line. Parks tripped after hitting the final hurdle and fell across the finish line for second with Dechellis third, Wilkins was the lone point produc- er for Malabar, also bringing in third- place points in the low hurdles. The" 16-'point 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 jump- ing during one of the more severe portions of the chilling rain. Donors Asked to 'Dig Deep' Community Service Center Campaign Hits 35% Mark Wilkins last year lows. finished fourth in the highs and failed to place in the By MARGUERITE MILLER Richland countians will have to dig deeper in the next- month to meet the goal of the UCS-Red Cross campaign to renovate the former Sears building into a multi-service center in downtown Mansfield. Reporting 35 per' cent of the goal raised, Campaign Chairman Avery C. Hand Jr. commented: "The challenge to the community is to match the gift of the Sears build- ing by Roger A. Black. Robert B. Black, Mrs. Donald S. Black and oth- er members of the Black family. "This is our opportunity to have-the Richland Community Service Center for one-third of what it would cost to build a new The Center will give common-roof bousing to UCS headquarters. Rich- 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 said: "Many significant pledges have brought us to a total of through the efforts of dedicated citi- zen who are voluntarily working on the campaign. 'iWith a majority of the prospects still unreported, and nearly 200 volun- teers now calling on business, corpo- rate, foundation and individual pros- pects, we are generally optimistic in terms of a successful campaign ef- Hand said. First solicitation began among the board and staff members of the in- volved agencies on March 15. This group, closest to the need for a cen- tralized, one-roof 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 SPAPFRI with Robert B. Konstam as vice chairman. Financial institutions of Richland County have been challenged with an pledge from the First Nation- 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 ac- cepted a minimum Business Gifts Di- (Ptease 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 6-8% and De- troit Northern batoned 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 compe- tition and displays of sportsmanship this year as we've always had in the past and plan for many years in the future." If'it k talent becoming a greater factor in page- ants than candidaes for the annual Miss Mans- field contest are busy rehearsing for the contest. Details Page 1-B. are on On The Inside 140 PAGES. 8 SECTIONS -Area 8-B Bridge 21-A Classified 8-C Collectors 13-A Crossword 3-D Deaths 6-A Editorials 4-D Hospitals 2-A Hot Line 10-A Markets 10-D Movies 9-D Outdoors 9-A Personality 3-D Society Sports Television Time For Travel 1-B 1-C 8-D 8-A 6-D View From 5-D Weather 10-A No Negotiations Egypt, Libya, Syria Unite Against Israel By The Associated Press The presidents of Egypt, Libya and Syria declared the formation Satur- day of a "Union of Arab binding their countries into a federal union with one president and a feder- al government. The new state will be established after national referendum Sept. 1 in the three countries. The leaders said it will be the -nucleus 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 simul- taneous 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 week- 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 FBI's critics in the Capitol, said Sat- urday 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- N.C.) 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 pooh-poohed 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 coop- erate with the FBI, he was under in- dictment on fraud charges. He later pleaded guilty and received a sus- pended sentence. He was subsequently named as a coconspirator but not a defendant in the government's bribery con- spiracy case in which Dowdy is charged with accepting to in- tervene 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 declara- tion said. The federal president and govern- 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 mili- 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 nations'.fateful battle" against Israel. Egypt, Syria, Libya and Sudan signed the so-called Tripoli charter a year ago to move toward gradual uni- fication 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 K6ANON ISKAfL SAUDI ARABIA Ababa CMJKAl AFRICAN RfP. ETHIOPIA FMf CONGO UGAND 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 van- 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 17-day "spring whose organizers hope it wJUl demon- strate that young white middle class students have now been joined by hard hats, blacks, women, Chicanes, Indians, the elderly, welfare recipi- ents and the "silent majority" as op- ponents of further U.S. involvement in Vietnam. The demonstrations will climax next Saturday with marches and ral- lies of tens of thousands of protesters in Washington and San Francisco, sponsored by the National Peace Ac- lion Coalition. Several congressmen, including Youngsters 'Hear' of YD but Don't Know About It By GEORGE C. THOSTESON, M.D. (First la a Series of SCTM Stories) "Everybody knows about venereal disease..." That lief. seems to be the popular be- Mighty few youngsters get into jun- ior high school these days without having been told by somebody, in school or out, to "watch out for VD." Sure! They've "heard about it" This is the biggest fraud and fail- ure in "health education" that has been perpetrated in generations. There's such a gap between "hear- ing about" and knowing what it is about. The proof is in the situation as it exists today. We have accurate ways of diagnos- ing VD. For decades we have had effective and usually easy methods of treat- ment The net result? 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 mean- 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 lt-A) Sens. George S. McGovern, (D S.D.) and Edmund S. Muskie, (D-Maine) have endorsed the Peace Action Coa- lition. In Washington the march route will pass directly behind the White House south lawn and along Pennsylvania Avenue to the west front of the Capi- toL The coalition hope for a demonstra- tion "as big or bigger" than the Nov. 15, 1969, Moratorium that drew an es- timated persons to the Wash- ington Monument grounds. As soon as the loudspeakers are un- plugged after the Saturday demon- stration, a more militant group call- ing itself the Peoples Coalition for Peace and Justice will begin muster- ing forces for 11 days of "civil diso- bedience" in the Capital starting the following Monday, April 26. Among the Peoples Coalition leaders are Chi- cago Seven defendants Rennie Davis and David Dellinger. The leader of these 17 days of pro- 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 Natimal Cemetery and then back to caMtol hill. SPAPFRf   

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