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Dixon Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 10, 1970, Dixon, Illinois Eight u of i students lose scholarships Urban a 111. Up i a state scholarships and Federal Aid to eight students who were involved in disturbances at the University of Illinois last Spring have been revoked. University Chancellor j. W Peltason said Friday he had revoked the Aid. His action was the first taken at the University under recently passed state and Federal Laws which Are aimed at denying the use of Public funds to students found guilty of participating in Campus disturbances. The University already had expelled one of the eight students. Six others had been placed on conduct probation and Given suspended expulsions. The eighth student has requested a closed hearing. His name was not released. Peltason said of 24 students accused of disruptive or coercive acts at the University last Spring 10 were receiving state or Federal Aid. He said none of the 24 students was currently getting a state scholarship. However he said three of the 10 would continue to receive Federal Aid. Orders to revoke state and Federal scholarships were in line with recommendations of hearing officers who handled the individual cases under the discipline system Peltason said. The faculty Senate commit tee on student discipline the final arbiter in discipline cases at the school earlier this fall expelled three students. The committee suspended expulsion of 14 others and placed them on conduct probation and dismissed charges against two students. Five cases involved closed hearings and the results of those cases have not been released by the University. Peltason said a state scholar Jack Frost is Here Dixon evening Telegraph dial 284-2222 120th year number 239 serving the heart of the Rock River Valley for More than a Century Dixon evening Telegraph saturday october 10. 1907 ship and Federal Aid were revoked m the Case of Ernest Crabb 21, Harrisburg. He said Federal Aid was withdrawn from James Larabee 20, Arlington Heights who previously had been expelled and from Ellen Pearlman 21, Oak Park. State scholarships were revoked from Katherine bibly 20, Chicago Kenneth b. Stone 21, Skokie Susan dodder 19, Wilmette and Manny Samuels 21, Chicago the 20 pages Price ten cents the Dixon Dukes were Defeated 28-16, by the powerful Ottawa pirates last night at Ottawa. Telegraph sports editor Bil Bowden was on the scene. For pictures and his description of the game As Well As the football results of area schools turn to pages 7 and 8. Other features society news comics local news editorials newsroom notes recently the Illinois commission on children in their August news letter reported the findings of american youth attitudes by a Gilbert youth research a a division of Gilbert marketing group inc., new York. In february 1970 this organization conducted a National Sample of 3,000 youth Between Ages 14 and 24. Selected portions of their Survey Are As follows about half of these youth 47 per cent ranked a to make Money As their first Choice As their main career achievement goal. College youth tended to choose a Benefit Mankind As their or ithary achievement goal. When asked How they Felt about our . Constitutional form of government 55 per cent Felt our current form of government was about right. But 42 per cent Felt our form of government needs considerable change. In terms of voting behaviour the overwhelming majority 85 per cent said they either vote now or plan to vote in each election for which they Are eligible. When asked if they had any personal experience with marijuana and other drugs More than one fourth 26 per cent said that they had tried marijuana or some other drugs at least once. Usage of marijuana and other drugs was higher among older youth and College students although 21 per cent of the High school group reported some usage. More than half 55 per cent of the youth said there should be stepped up government action to Advance equal rights for minority groups. The need for increased government action was seen principally by youth from outside the South and by those from Middle income families. Almost half of the respondents 47 per cent believed that achieving equal rights status would require drastic action by individuals and groups and 18 per cent Felt that equal status could not be achieved without a violent revolution. Almost a Quarter of the youth 23 per cent Felt that violence w As sometimes justified to achieve social or political goals however the majority 74 per cent Felt that violence was never justified. Rather interestingly More than one fourth 26 per cent of the youth from the affluent youth group believed that violence might be justified while Only 16 per cent of those in the lower income groups held this View. News in Brief Palm Springs Calif. Apr vice president Spiro t. A new rested today after an unsuccessful Effort to bring about a face to face debate with youths who demonstrated outside a dinner meeting he was addressing in Phoenix Ariz. Friday night. Washington a a sweeping investigation of the air charter Industry and the Way it is supervised by the Federal aviation administration on the inside of today a paper tie Telegraph today launches a new service to its readers a pull out to guide which includes the listings for All channels available through the Dixon Cable to. It is a special tabloid was or dered Friday by Secretary of transportation John Volpe even As the Faa grounded More planes in the Wake of the 30-death Wichita state disaster. Washington a Secretary of state William p. Rogers says the United staes will continue negotiations with the soviet Union on common problems despite Sharp disappointment Over soviet missile violations in the Middle East and Moscow a return to what he called strident cold War language. New York apr an explosion rocked a Queens courthouse causing extensive damage today minutes after a Telephone caller warned that a bomb was about to go off and said a this is Weatherman it was the fifth bombing in the country this week claimed by underground groups. Police said the bomb blew out most of the windows in the building and caused heavy Interior damage knocking several heavy wooden doors off their hinges. No one was injured. The bomb had been planted in a phone Booth police said. The Fri joined the president Nixon ordered the Fri Friday to find the persons responsible for three West coast bombings thursday. Those bombings and another one monday in Chicago All have been claimed by Radical groups. The West coast bombings caused damage to a military armory in Santa Barbara Calif., a courthouse in san Rafael Calif., and a military Roth building at the University of Washington in Seattle. The Chicago bombing monday blew up a statue of a policeman in Chicago a Haymarket Square. Today at 1 10 . An Anonymous caller told a prison guard at Long Island City jail adjacent to the courthouse a this is Weatherman calling. There is a bomb planted in the court building that will go off shortly. This is in retaliation for what happen during the week. Inform pig the new police commissioner of new York is Patrick v. Mur Phy. Ten minutes after the Call the bomb went off while two policemen investigating the warning were standing across the Street from the locked door of the building. A custodian in the building and 17 prisoners in the adjacent jail escaped injury. A later bomb alarm in Manhattan proved unfounded. A caller told police of an impending explosion at the Manhattan House of detention for men the tombs but a search revealed no bomb police said. The president ordered the Fri into the three West coast bombings after a group identifying itself As the a Weatherman underground claimed responsibility for an explosion that wrecked a courtroom and a rest room at the Marin county civic Center in san Rafael. A Seattle group known As the Quarter Moon tribe said earlier that it had planted the bomb at the Navy and air Force Roth facilities at the University of Washington. Another organization a perfect Park Home grown Garden society a took credit for the bombing of a National guard armory in Santa Barbara dedicating the act a to All revolutionary people throughout the world wherever they fight for love and Freedom and life tuesday a tape recording identified As made by Bernar Dine Dohrn a fugitive Weatherman Leader said her group w As about to launch a a fall the tape which claimed credit for the Chicago bombing we As played during a press conference in new York. A now we Are everywhere and next week families and tribes we ill attack enemy around the country a the tape said. Miss Dohrn is in hiding sought by authorities under an indictment charging her and 11 other Weatherman w Ith conspiracy to Cross state lines to incite to riot. In Washington the Federal aviation administration reacting to a series of bomb threats blamed by some on the Weatherman tightened the ring of Security around the nations airports. An Faa spokesman said threats also had been made against other government installations including military posts. The defense department and Fri declined comment. An immediate result of the coast to coast threat was a closer Check of persons and baggage entering most airports where in recent Days Security has been tightened because of a fear of hijackers. The precautionary bulletin also went to the airlines. The Faa declined to say when the threats were received although officials in various cities said their airports had been threatened Friday night. At Friendship Airport near Baltimore Airport policeman Robert Banbridge said a the Weatherman had threatened to bomb the airports and schools. Yesterday we got the information that they were going to bomb the Lay Over planes a the aircraft held Over for servicing. Extra policemen were assigned to Friendship he said. Iran plane hijacked Tehran Iran a three iranians hijacked an iranian jetliner to Baghdad today shot and wounded the Copilot and threatened to blow up the plane unless Iran freed 21 political prisoners. Foreign minister Ardeshir Ghaedi announced the plane was released and flew Back to Iran. Baghdad radio reporting the wounding of the Copilot announced that the three iranians were arrested and were being questioned. Baghdad radio said four women and three children were allowed to disembark but 45 persons had remained on Board in the iraqi capital. Officials in soviets denounce Nixon peace plan Moscow apr pravda today called president Nixon a Indochina peace plan a five Points aimed at legalizing and perpetuating . Intervention and the cease fire it proposed As a a standstill foreign in Hanoi the North vietnamese communist party newspaper nhan Dan dismissed the proposals As a merely a piece of propaganda for his party in the forthcoming congressional a Washington continues dodging and shifting in response to the Peoples demand for withdrawal of . Troops from Indochina a said pravda the official soviet communist party newspaper. A moreover Washington demands that even the most odious figures of the Thieu by regime be kept in leading positions in pravda said the Viet Cong representatives at the Paris peace talks a quite justly reject Nixon a five Points which do not provide a Correct basis for an end to the nhan Dan also said president Nguyen Van Thieu vice president Nguyen Cao by and Premier Tran Thien Khiem must be removed before a political settlement could be accepted by the communists. The North vietnamese article though conceding that the United states is in a a position of strength a said that a to end the War the . Must end its aggression and withdraw unconditionally and old glory has company the state Flag of Illinois flaps below the stars and stripes at the chamber of Commerce building. This is a continuing series of Dixon flags. Each of the flags that is pictured in the Telegraph will be recognized with a special citation by the Dixon american legion Post 12. Telegraph photo Tehran refused to confirm that the hijackers had demanded the release of political prisoners. Ghaedi said Only that the negotiations were carried out with iraqi authorities and the plane landed at Abadan in Southwest Iran across the Shaft Al Arab River from Iraq. In Tehran iranian officials said at first that iraqi Security agents had arrested the hijackers and that the plane had left Baghdad for its original destination five hours after it arrived. They acknowledged later however that the Jet remained on the ground in Baghdad. Radio Baghdad said the armed hijackers identified themselves As Hassan Bahrani Ali Reza and Mohammed Mah Khoudi. The broadcast said they set a deadline 24 hours away for release of the persons they called political prisoners. An official of the iraqi news Agency in a Telephone interview from Baghdad said the passengers included iranians and foreign nationals. Reigle watches of results general chairman William Reigle looks Over the tally Board at the United fund report luncheon at the Post House. Reigle announced a weeks Extension of the drive after a report meeting which showed 83 per cent of the $81,025 goal pledged. Telegraph photo red attackers in Cambodia Are reported beaten off a y ene to Cut in phenom penh a my troops attempted Tavvo a Large cambodian task Force in the Taing Kauk area but were driven Back after 94 hours of fighting that ended at Dawn today cambodian military spokesmen said. Government troops on the firing line for More than a month halted the enemy drive five Yards from their defense perimeter at one Point they said. The enemy opened with a heavy mortar barrage before launching the infantry attack 47 Miles North of phenom penh and during wave after wave of infantry assaults poured out recoilless Cannon fire in an attempt to Knock out key cambodian defense Points. Cambodian officers at the scene said four government soldiers were killed and 25 wounded in the fighting at Parkham. Just to the North at Taing Kauk cambodian troops also were engaged but by a much smaller enemy Force. Cambodian casualties there were about six wounded. Newsmen could see about 30 enemy dead outside the government defences. A cambodian officer said nearly 200 North vietnamese monday refuse collected tuesday refuse usually picked up monday will be collected tuesday due to mondays being Columbus Dav. And Viet Cong died in the attempt to overrun the spearhead of the largest government task Force of the War. The Battle ended with cambodian air strikes that gave close support to the government troops. Enemy troops have attacked tone bet and Kampong Cham 30 Miles East of Taing Kauk and Kampong Chheang. 35 Miles West during the last two Days. A government spokesman said the enemy now is Able to Cut off the task Force from Kampong Cham the regional Headquarters responsible for supporting the offensive. Apparently the attacks North of phenom penh Are designed to Force government commanders to divert some of the troops in the task Force away from Taing Kauk a spokesman said. Although the spokesman had no details of today a fight he said government losses in the offensive during which segments of the task Force have been under attack for almost two weeks now stand at about 500 killed. The operation began sept. 6. Moonlight madness sales monday Moonlight madness sales will be featured in five downtown stores monday night. They Are Ames Erzinger. Kline a Osco and Penney. Wholesale prices climb Washington a spurred by a 6 per cent hike in the Cost of fuel and electric Power wholesale prices climbed one half of one per cent last month indicating More trouble for Nixon administration Hopes of stopping the worst inflation in 20 years. The increase was the third largest this year exceeded by a jump of six tenths of one per cent in july and eight tenths in january. One effect is expected to be higher grocery prices. The increase raised the governments wholesale Price Index to 117.8. Meaning wholesalers paid an average of $117.80 last month for goods which Cost them $100 in the 1957-59 base period. The Index one of several indicators of the nations Economy w As 3.7 per cent above the sep tember 1969 figure but the Rise during the month was below the per cent annual increase had prevailed Early this 4.8 that year. However the increase during september More than exceeded the four tenths of one per cent drop in August the first decline in three years. The report released Friday by the Bureau of labor statistics said a preliminary expectation of a four tenths hike for september had been wiped out by higher than forecast prices for food and Industrial raw materials. When the Index dropped in August and the Cost of living Rose by Only two tenths of one per cent. White House officials had indicated Progress was being made in the Battle against inflation. But fridays report said farm products Rose 3.3 per cent in september indicating higher prices for groceries in the near future. The wholesale Price of Industrial raw materials jumped three tenths of one per cent during the month. Offices closed state offices both the Dixon National and City National Banks the savings and Loans associations Lee county department of Public Aid. Library. Courthouse City Hall and water department will be closed monday in Observance of Columbus Day. There will also be no school. The Telegraph w ill publish an edition As usual

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