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Defiance Crescent News (Newspaper) - August 7, 1976, Defiance, Ohio Fair sunday fair High in 70s the Crescent news Northwestern Ohio a Complete Home newspaper 89th year a no. 32 Defiance Ohio saturday August 7, 1976 free 15 cents county a 99th fair opens August 21 by Mary Frisinger in area editor Hicksville the 99th annual Defiance county fair will get underway on saturday aug. 21, which is entry Day with entries to be accepted until 6 . Highlights of the exposition this year will include a Bicentennial Day and a variety show headlining buddy Allen and Jeannie Riley. Other special events will be an open Dairy Goat show on sunday. Aug 22 starting at 12 30 with Johanna Mack As show director an open Donkey and mule fun show on tuesday aug. 24 at 1 30 . With Harold Hulbert As chairman Parachute jumping by Ohio National guardsmen on wednesday aug. 25, and a local Talent show at 8 . Thursday aug. 26 with Glen Vance As chairman. Events slated saturday aug. 21 include National open Pony races at 2 ., miscellaneous Junior fair projects judging at 2 ., harness racing at 7 30 ., and Fine arts judging. Open class Flower and agricultural Hall judging is slated for sunday morning aug 22, with the Junior fair horse and Pony show to follow at la a Garden tractor pull will Start at i ., and there will be two performances of the Jeannie Riley and buddy Allen variety show at 7 and 9 . Also featured will be the challengers and foundation band who have appeared with such stars As Freddy fender Loretta Lynn. Donna Fargo and grandpa Jones. Judging slated for monday aug. 23 includes Junior fair Swine Booth goats and sheep with the Pony races at 2 . And annual Parade of bands at8p.m. Tuesday aug. 24 will be senior citizens Day and judging is scheduled for Junior fair beef open class Swine sheep and beef. The Junior fair horse club fun night gets underway at 6 30 . And harness races Start at 7 30 . Bicentennial Day veterans Day and Defiance Day will be observed at the fair on wednesday aug. 25. The Bicentennial Observance will include displays of antique and historical articles and demonstrations of primitive crafts by members of the Defiance county historical society. A performance by the Northwestern Aires Barbershop chorus will begin at 7 . In front of the grandstand with harness racing following at 7 30 . Veterans of All wars will be admitted to the grounds and grandstand free on wednesday with proof of service. The Day has also been designated Defiance Day to Honor elected officials of the state and county. Also slated wednesday Are Junior fair Dairy judging at 9 am a Pony show at 9 30 a m., open class Dairy judging at 2 ., the Junior fair livestock Sale at 6 ., and harness racing at 7 30p.m. Thursday aug. 26 will be Junior fair Day and kiddies Day. A Junior fair invitational livestock judging contest sponsored by the Fairview Ayersville and Tinora Fra chapters starts at i ., the horse contest event begins at i and style show at 1 30 . A Junior fair exhibitors contest will Start at 3 30 . At the grandstand and the senior fair Board contests including the tug of War. Relays and Cross country meet Start at 3 30 . At the grandstand. Sweepstakes showmanship contests in the Riding Arena Are scheduled at 7 . A cheer leading contest is planned for 5 arid two bicycles will be Given away at 5.30 the Talent show starting at 8 . Will feature a number of area performers. Sale livestock and exhibits will be released Friday aug 27, when a tractor pull is scheduled at to a and harness racing will end the fair at 7 30 . All remaining exhibits will be released saturday aug. 28. Fair Board officers this year Are Gerald Massie president Adolph Brinck vice president Clarence Hunt Singer Secretary and Wayne Gorrell treasurer division superintendents include Jay Volkert Speed Adolph Brinck. Cattle Herbert Zeissig sheep Douglas Moog. Swine Leonard hath Page 12, column 2, please Poison May have caused vet deaths Harrisburg a up a doctors trying to piece together the Pennsylvania Puzzle of fear and death among american legionnaires say Poison May be the culprit they have ruled out Swine flu. Bacteria and fungi. And they believe the illness has peaked and is on the Down swing. A i think that we can All breathe a sigh of Relief that this is not flu a said or David Sencer director of the Center for disease control in Atlanta. He admitted the disease detectives never May identify the illness. The mysterious illness has killed 25 persons and sickened scores More who attended the state legion convention two weeks ago in Philadelphia. A i would say our emphasis is shifting definitely toward toxins a said or i Eonard Bachman Pennsylvania health Secretary. A that still does not Rule out the slower viruses that we Are still looking for. Certainly we Are moving pretty far away from the Viking 2 now orbiting Mars Pasadena. Calif. Up Viking 2 switched on its 300-Pound thrust engine Early today for nearly 40 minutes and dived into a High elliptical orbit around Mars ending an 11-month, 505-million mile journey through space. Mission control at Jet propulsion Laboratory confirmed the orbit at 8 29 a Edt after a 39-minute, 35-second fighting in Lebanon spreading Beirut Lebanon up fighting spread North from Beirut a shattered suburbs to Lebanon a a second largest City of Tripoli today raising fears the two Day cease fire was beginning to crumble throughout the Countryside. Both rightists and leftists reported heavy fighting today around Tripoli 50 Miles North of Beirut leftists said the militia forces of Suleiman Franjieh Lebanon a right Wing Christian president attacked the Village of Dennie near the port City Over Page 12, column 7, please engine Burn that slowed the space vehicle and changed its course. Viking 2 will join Viking i in its scientific quest for life on the surface of Mars sept. 4. Its Landing site will be in a Northern latitude where biologists say there is More moisture than elsewhere on Mars and a better Chance of finding life Viking i landed july 20 and has been conducting biological and other experiments for two weeks. The time of orbit was Given in a Earth receive time a 20 minutes after the orbit was actually achieved. It takes 20 minutes for the signals travelling at the Speed of Light to Cross the 215-million mile Gulf of space Between Mars and Earth Viking 2 will travel the Long egg shaped orbit around the red planet every 27.4 hours longer than the Viking i orbit and a longer period of time that it takes Mars to revolve. At its closest Point to the planet will be 932 Miles Over the surface. At its farthest Point it will be 22,126 Miles from Mars. The longer orbit will allow Mars which revolves every 24 hours 37 minutes to turn slowly under the spacecraft and permit photography of several potential Landing Sites. Mission control said it would take several hours to determine Page 12, column 2, please on the inside pages of i he Crescent news sports the final Little league statistics have been announced and to no ones Surprise league Champion . Tools dominated most of those. But there were a few surprises. Page 16. The teams have been asking questions about recent hotel repairs water and plumbing facilities toxic substances kept on the premises a insecticides for example a and ventilation systems among other things. At the same time state and Federal epidemiologists a disease detectives who use Page 12, column i please Washington up a it began As the a tax Reform act of 1976.�?� As the Bill emerged from 25 Days of Senate debate however its a a Reform provisions would lose More than $10 billion in tax Revenue Over the next five years. The measure passed the Senate 49-22, Friday night and is headed for a conference with a much tougher House Bill which would gain $6 billion Over five years. The conferees will meet in late August or september following the Republican convention. Most members of a tax a a Reform group that unsuccessfully tried to change the Bill voted against it. Sen Edward Kennedy d-mass., called it a a backward step for tax even the Bill s floor manager. Sen. Russell Long a la asked the Senate not to blame him for every amendment in the Bill and promised to try to tone Down the Revenue loss in conference. The Bill first would make permanent most of the current $17,3 billion in individual and business tax cuts. The rest would raise taxes on various groups by about $2 billion in 1977 and lower taxes on other groups by about the same amount. However As other special interest provisions become effective in the future it would lose far More than it would gain. Among tax increases Are some Page 12, column i please Defiance College Northwest tech joint adult de courses open soon Community adult education courses Are to be offered jointly starting in september by Defiance College and Northwest technical College. This is the initial move in an unusual program of cooperation Between these state and private colleges designed to provide broader educational opportunities for people of Northwestern Ohio according to a joint announcement by the president of the two schools Max f. Covert of Northwest technical and Marvin j. Ludwig of Defiance. Adult education involves a wide Range of courses that May be taken without College credit by people wishing to broaden their knowledge and skills. More than too courses Are included in the joint offerings. Expanded Community education was one of the major recommendations of the recent Lilly endowment study of higher educational needs of five area counties Williams Henry Fulton Defiance and Paulding. Conducted by Mcmanis associates of Washington d c., the Survey was financed by a $25,000 Grant to Defiance College from the Lilly endowment. Extensive Market research revealed a demand for More adult education courses the Survey report also anticipated that approximately 1,200 additional students from the five county area might be served by the two schools if More comprehensive two year degree programs were available. Under the Community education plan some of the Northwest technical non credit courses will be brought to the Defiance Campus. Additional adult non credit courses will be offered on each Campus. The entire program is being jointly advertised. Courses will begin Between september 20 and 29 ranging All the Way from landscaping and taxidermy through foreign languages history Art piano and violin and on to How to play better Bridge How to enjoy edible wild plants How to understand investments or How to Fly a hot air balloon. Joint Community education is one of the potential cooperative moves which have been under study by a committee on inter institutional cooperation organized shortly after the Lilly study was published in february. Now meeting monthly this committee includes members of staff and trustees of both colleges. From Defiance College Are president Ludwig or. Robert Gaffga director of special programs or. Robert e. Ryan Dean Gerald e. Mallott registrar Ralph w. Peters trustee and Clifford v. Barr who has been assistant to the president and from Northwest technical College president Covert Larry w. Manahan. Dean of instruction or James e Nagel director of Community services or William h Krouse trustee and Robert e. Wooster director of business technologies. Also included in Short Range plans under investigation by the committee Are joint sponsorship of conferences and workshops with Strong general Appeal ways of achieving greater Economy through joint use of facilities and in management and promotion of programs remedial education courses on the Defiance Campus to meet needs of entering students at Northwest technical plans to attract foreign students on the basis of the Broad spectrum of general and technical courses in both colleges joint funding through Federal and other Grants intercollegiate social organizations and Page 12, column 2, please bacteria and there Are a number of toxic substances that could be responsible for the illness a some natural and some manmade. But Sencer said it could take weeks before Laboratory tests confirm the presence of poisons in tissue samples from the victims there was no evidence the ailment had spread beyond convention goers. No a secondary cases of the illness have been reported indicating it is not contagious. But the toll climbed Friday with confirmation of the deaths of an elderly Pittsburgh woman and a Legionnaire from Washington county South of Pittsburgh. Sencer said the epidemic had peaked although Quot unfortunately people continue to the search for the first clue to its cause goes on. In Philadelphia a team of City health specialists aided by a cd expert began environmental testing in nine Center City hotels where convention delegates stayed looking for any Trace of toxic substance that could have led to the deaths. Escapes injury Steve g. Skiver 21, 335 Carter ave., escaped injury in this Accident in front of the Ponderosa Steak House on North Clinton Street Friday at 1 34 . Called to the scene to flush gasoline from the area was the Defiance fire department. According to the report Skiver was travelling North on Clinton Street when a car pulled in tax act termed front of him from the Murphy smart. To avoid a collision Skiver went off the right Side of the Road travelled across the Ponderosa Yard and struck a Cement curb which rolled his car onto its top. The police report stated the car was 102.9 feet from the Point where it first left the Roadway. Crescent news photo. Backward step

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