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Defiance Crescent News (Newspaper) - May 11, 1968, Defiance, Ohio Cooler sunday cooler partly Cloudy Crescent Ems Northwestern Ohio s Complete Home newspaper80th year a no. 266 United press International up Defiance Crescent news saturday May la 1968 Telephone 784-5441 Price to cents american bombs shells russians would use Force if czechs quit communism Moscow up a the soviet Union would probably not try military Force against the czechs unless they abandoned communism Western diplomatic sources said today. Commenting on reports of soviet troop movements near the polish czech Border the sources said the soviets also would be under pressure to use Force if Czechoslovakia withdrew from the Warsaw pact. It was recalled that a similar withdrawal by Hungary a revolutionary government brought in soviet troops to crush the Budapest rebels in 1956. A but the main thing is the continuation of a socialist country a the sources emphasized. Mine site. They were swarmed Over by sobbing but jubilant wives and relatives who waited through the night. The first Miner emerged from his underground prison at 5 20 a He was weak and had to be helped from the Belt. The 15th Miner emerged 15 minutes later. A a in a Fine in a Fine a Glen Amick told his family As he walked to the ambulance shaking hands of Well wishers Henry county teen Dies in car crash Liberty Center a Liberty Center High school Junior was killed Friday when his car crashed into a Railroad underpass three fourths mile West of Here and burned. Dead is Paul Brewster 16, it. I Swanton who was killed on Impact. The Henry county sheriffs department said the youth apparently left school at noon and was headed West on county Road to when the car went out of control at 12 45 . The Auto went off the right Side of the Road struck the underpass and burst into flames. Officers said the motor was thrown 162 feet across the Road and the transmission was thrown in front of the wreckage. Young Brewster was pinned in the car. He was the son of or. And mrs. Lewis Brewster it. I Swanton. The body was taken to Biehl Malone mortuary Swanton. Fear China revolt they said the soviets displayed similar fears toward communist China where the soviet press has already expressed concern that the cultural revolution May bring overthrow of communist Rule. There were no immediate indications in Moscow that the troop movements reported in Poland were anything other than routine military Maneu vers. A but the czechs would take due note of any military movements a the sources said. While making it Clear the soviets did not appear on the verge of taking any military Steps the sources said. A they Page 8, column 2, please Hanoi americans attempt to Complete ground rules All agree Paris up the United states and North Vietnam agreed today on All details of ground rules for their preliminary talks . Troubleshooter Cyrus Vance said. He said they will be Able to get Down to the real business of negotiations when their full delegations meet monday. Paris up a american and North vietnamese representatives sought today to Complete ground rules for the full scale opening monday of their conference on the Vietnam War. Troubleshooter Cyrus Vance no. 2 Man in the american delegation meets today with Page 8, column 3, please King s widow leading trek the spearhead of the poor Peoples March moves into Virginia today to prepare for a a a Mother a Day welfare March into Washington behind the widow of or. Martin Luther King or. Other segments of the March which experienced its first violence Friday rolled toward the nations capital from Georgia Ohio and Rhode Island. The March a Symbol a Wagon train still was stalled at Marks miss. Weather Defiance weather 24 hours ending at 7 am temperature a Max. 66, min. Min. 43 one year ago a Max. 64 min. 35 temperature at 7 a Today 49. Precipitation la inches. River stage .9 feet. Barometer 29.86 inches. Weather map on Page 3 Saigon refugees pick their Way through rubble in the Cholon Section Here wednesday As a South vietnamese Soldier keeps on the Alert during fighting with the Viet Cong. Up telephoto sheriff probes theft of cycles Defiance county sheriffs department is investigating the theft of two motorcycles one new and one used from hallers Cycle sales it. I which occurred Between 12 30 and 6 30 a Today. Stolen were a 1968 red Bra Lightining Cycle at approximately $1,400, and a used 1965 purple Norton Atlas valued at about $850. According to the sheriffs report entry was gained through a door at the rear. The cycles were taken out the front door and presumably loaded on a Page 8, column 4, please bypass festivities bring gov. Rhodes heart switch patient Dies gov. James a. Rhodes will be the featured speaker at festivities celebrating the opening of the new relocated route 24 around Defiance and Napoleon wednesday morning. A the program will begin with a breakfast at the Holiday inn in Defiance at 8 a m., according to Gerald Martin executive director of the Defiance chamber of Commerce which is co sponsoring the event together with the Napoleon chamber of Commerce. Richard Scheele president of the Defiance chamber will serve As master of ceremonies at the breakfast. A Welcome will is brought by Defiance mayor Ben Gaeth. He also will introduce Karl Rothermund jr., executive director of the Ohio contractors association. The Benediction will be offered by the Rev. Norman e. Lucas. A caravan will form at the Page 8, column 2, please two of the worlds four heart transplant patients were in adjacent private rooms on the third floor of Houston s St. Luke a episcopal Hospital today. One was in excellent condition the other serious. Attention shifted Back to the Texas medical Center after the death Friday of the world s 13th transplant Pat ent. Elie Joseph Reynes. 65, in Montpellier. France. 58 hours after he received the heart of a service station owner fatally injured last week. Fail to Budge commies Saigon up -. Troops planes today slammed bombs and artillery shells into entrenched pockets of Viet Cong but they refused to Budge from strongholds on two sides of Saigon. Near the demilitarized zone . Troops fought Sharp engagements with North vietnamese units that vietnamese Security sources said were part of a major push against South Vietnam a northernmost provinces. The Viet Cong attacking Saigon for the past seven Days fought from solid positions on the South end of the Long a by a Bridge and near Phu Tho Racetrack on the Western Edge of the capital. Although there were scattered clashes in other areas Allied forces believed the guerrillas planned a fight to the death in those two positions. Llano5 sends generals South vietnamese Security sources said there was evidence North Vietnam was pouring men and supplies across the Doz and had sent two generals 15 miners Are freed Hominy Falls . Up a fifteen Grimy but Happy Coal miners Rode a conveyor Belt to Freedom Early today through a partially flooded mine Shaft which had been their prison for nearly five Days. Some of them were near collapse. Along the Way. A they Are All in Good spirits a said Timothy Salvati the mine superintendent who was one of the rescuers who entered the Shaft and Rode out with the miners on a 26-Inch wide conveyor Belt normally used to carry Coal. Ten other miners trapped in the three foot High Shaft since noon monday were Given up for dead. Rescue Crews began a search for their bodies. The ordeal of the 15 survivors ended approximately 113 hours after they were Cut off by a flood of water which surged into the Gauley no. 8 Shaft from an adjacent mine near this Small West Virginia Community located in Green Valley. During the joyous reunion at the mine Entrance a knot of women huddled to the Side weeping into handkerchiefs. They were relatives of the to men unaccounted for. Or. Lee Todd the company Page 8, column 5, please to direct the operation they ran into . Troops guarding the Buffer zone thursday and the communists lost at least 427 men in a series of Battles. In Danang the . Marine commander of the Northern area it. Gen. Robert Cushman a d today that North vietnamese prisoners had told interrogators the communists had decided to launch a second wave of attacks against the Northern provinces. In Saigon the 9th division today reported killing 51 communists in a nine hour Battle Friday and estimated that the Viet Cong have lost 200 since the Start of the fighting near the Bridge. South of the Phu Tho Racetrack about six Miles Southwest of downtown Saigon South vietnamese rangers killed eight Gerril As Friday spokes Page 8, column 6, please Hospital career Day activities Are being scheduled by three Defiance Hospital volunteers. They Are from i Memmer. See Story on left a miss Suzanne Snyder Page 8. Crescent news Pho mrs. Linda Brose and mrs. To. Shielding their eyes from television lights at the mine Entrance seven of the miners were taken by ambulances to their Homes. The others tarried at the drive for extended care Wing nears countdown is underway in the immediate goal is $750, included in modernization will in to care for themselves for anticipation of the blast off on too to be added to a $400,000 be the Laboratory a Ray diet the most part and so will need june 4 of the vital Campaign Hill Burton Grant and $250,000 Ary laundry physical therapy Only a minimum of nursing Aster funds to finance a 50-bed sex Hospital Reserve funds. The Cost Central Supply area and pharm distance although they will contended care Wing and extensive of the entire project is $1,400, Acy departments. These will be Tine under skilled Observance modernization of the existing too. Enlarged or relocated so that in and supervision until finally Dis 129-bed Defiance Hospital. The present $750,000 goal is creasing demands May be More charged to their Homes or to the blast off has been set up divided into two parts. First efficiently met. Such ancillary nursing Homes. At the Defiance Holiday inn Dur the aim is to get $400,000 from facilities have changed Little ing a breakfast on tuesday industries. Source of the other since the original Hospital was the basement will be de j11116 $350,000 is organizations and in occupied in 1951. Changes and signed to House laundry Phy the intensive Campaign will Divi duals. Improvements have increased Sical therapy with Complete then swing into action with a the pledges will be spread of the number of Beds at different treatment facilities storage a View to completion during the or a three year period with pay times to 71, then 93 and at was and other ancillary facile forepart of june so that ground ments at chosen intervals. Present to 129. Now it has be ties. For the new Structure can be come imperative it was said to a new dietary addition will broken this year and occupancy organizers of the Cam update these auxiliary units. Connect with the present diet made possible next year. Pain realize the magnitude of Ary department at the basement a consultation concerning and the Job of getting the message the extended care 50-bed level. The present laundry space Vance gifts also is scheduled Over to contributors. Data is Wing will be Back of the pres will be converted into dining for monday May 20. Being prepared for distribution ent Hospital connected by a Cor facilities for Hospital personnel. General chairman George a. And speakers Are being listed Ridor. The addition will be de the a Ray and Laboratory de Bolley has been working closely to go before groups. A number signed so additional floors May payments will also be re mod with administrator James o. Of organizations already have be added if Ever needed. The eled and enlarged and space Helland and Hospital trustees heard of the problems and plan anticipated Structure would con provided for future expansion Ned solution from speakers who Tain a main floor Over base of a Ray operations. The new workers have been prepare have been organized for this ment areas. Unit will contain in addition to ing for weeks to carry the mess purpose. The pledge card carry extended care to be provided the 50 Beds new dining occupy age of Hospital need to All pos ing units will enter the drive in this new Structure will pro tonal therapy and recreational Sibie contributors in Defiance after the june 4 meeting. Vide convalescent or rehab Ilita areas As Well As a living area and adjacent areas that enjoy nine Hundred thousand dollars Tion facilities for patients until with an adjacent open court the hospitals services. They will Are earmarked to erect the 50 they become Able to care for to the right of the lobby of be assigned to solicit i divid bed Wing and the other $500,010 themselves following acute care this Structure will be offices equals and groups. Trustees will will pay for modernization of in the Hospital. Patients in the Evator and nurses stations. The Call on industries. Facilities of the main Quot Hospital extended care unit would be a Page 8, column 7, please a a a a a a a a a a a Iii Ltd i a i i i i c e h 0 s p i i i of Al Loci architect s drawing shows How new Wing will look

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