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Van Wert Times-Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Van Wert, OhioHigh school football starts Parkway 42 St. Henry 0 local weather Bluff ton 19 Crestview 6 Sidney 50 Wapakoneta 0 Defiance 44 6 Shawnee 34 Lima Bath 6 Allen East 16 Paulding 6 Lima senior 12 Lima Perry 20 Zanesville 7 Spencerville 0 see sports Page for details and other scores vol. 103 10 pages times bulletin Van Wert Ohio saturday september 19, 1970 10 cents full service associated press teased wire for state National and world news. Central press picture service. Telephone business office 238 2285, news office 238-n-e-w-s. Druckemiller Rolls Jim Druckemiller Cougar end straight arms a Bear would be Tacker when he races for 18 Yards after snatch ing a pass from Bob Gamble. The Ball is on Bryan s 20-Yard line. On the next play a pass was intercepted by Bryan s Rick Davis. Van Wert won the game 16-6. Times bulletin photo by Larry Joseph Van Wert cougars Blanket bears 76-6 the Van Wert cougars rolling for touchdowns in the second and third quarters Defeated the Bryan Golden bears 16-6, in a rugged Battle Friday night at Bryan. Coach Earl Fry commented before the season opened that while individual performances Are important to any sport a Victory for Van Wert strictly will be a team and that certainly proven i last night s contest. There were key plays and individual efforts that sped the cougars to Victory but As a whole it was a team win and a big one. It was a great night for football and it Drew out another huge crowd. For the first away from Home game the Cougar men had a great fan backing possibly equal to the Bear followers. The cougars win skein now stands at 11 nine in a Row last season and two this it was the fourth consecutive vow b first Downs 12 -13 Rush attempts 36 42 Rush yes. 134 157 passes 10 15 passes Complete 7 8 passes inter. By. 0 1 passes net yes. 148 55 punts. 3 4 punts ave. Yes. 32 37 punt run backs yes. 14 8 fumbles 2 4 own fumbles rec. 2 3 penalties 15 50 score by quarters Van Wert Bryan 000 6 scoring first Quarter Van Wert Jon Davis one Yard run. Pass Bob Gamble to Ned Compton for . Second Quarter Van Wert Bob Gamble 3 Yard run. Pass Gamble to Compton for . Fourth Quarter. Bryan Joe Garza three Yard run. Run for extra Points no Good. The weather Ohio partly Cloudy South and generally Clear North to night and sunday. A Little warmer sunday. Little temperature change tonight. Low in the lower 60s extreme South and the 50s elsewhere. High sunday in the 80s. Northwest Inland West Lake Shore Clear and Cool tonight. Low in the 50s. Mostly sunny and warmer Sun Day. High i the lower 80s. Out look for monday partly Cloudy and mild with Chance of show ers. West Central Central East Central Ohio fair and Cool tonight. Low i the up per and lower 60s. Partly sunny and a Little warmer Sun Day. High in the Middle to lower 80s. Outlook for monday partly Cloudy and mild with Chance of showers. Southwest Southeast Ohio partly Cloudy tonight and sunday. A a Little warmer sunday. Low tonight i the lower 60s. High sunday in Middle to lower 80s. Outlook for Mon Day partly Cloudy and mild with Chance at showers. Today s temperatures Max. C p. A. 72 today s Man. 8 a. 53 e a. A. 55 8 a. A. 53 10 a. A. 60 this month maximum 90 minimum 51 Cougar Victory Over the bears and in the Long series Between the two schools that dates Back to 1913, Van Wert has won 29, Bryan has captured seven and two games ended in a deadlock. 8 As a whole Western Buckeye league teams were treated rather rudely by the opposition in other games last night. The Wapakoneta redskins absorbed their second straight Licking losing to highly rated Sidney High 50-0. Last week the Sidney eleven jolted the St. Marys roughriders 54-12. The Shawnee indians posted their second win by running Over the Lima Bath wildcats 34-6. The wildcats lost the Ball four times three on fumbles and one on a pass interception. The Ottawa Glandorf titans who forced Fostoria to a 30-30 tie i then opener were bounced around last night at Defiance bowing to the bulldogs 44-6. The Kenton wildcats forced to a 6-6 tie against upper Sandusky in then opener lost to the Bellefontaine chieftains by a 13-8 count. The roughriders who looked far from a title contender in losing their opener to Sidney went on a scoring spree and All but demolished the Green wave of Greenville 50-7. The Coldwater Cavaliers were jolted by the Marion local flyers 19-0. The Celina bulldogs were Idle last night and will play the St. John s Blue jays tonight at Delphos. The cougars got a break on the first play of the game last night when Bryan fumbled the Kickoff and recovered the Ball on then own two. They moved out to then 22 but were forced to punt. On the punt Exchange the bears gamed five Yards and had the Ball on then own 27. From there they drove to Van Wert s seven Yard Stripe in seven plays. Ruben Garza on a reverse raced 32 Yards before he was dropped. On the eighth play with the pigskin on Van Wert s seven Joe Garza Fum b 1 e d and Kevin Keipper recovered for Van Wert on his own two. Early in the second period with the score 0-0, Dave Ennen attempted a Field goal from the 28, but it was booted into the horde of cougars. It was after their Field goal attempt that the Cougar offence exploded and on the seventh play Jon Davis went Over right guard from the Yard Stripe to score. Bob Gamble then hoisted a pass to Ned Compton that connected for two Points. Van Wert went to the locker room with an 8-0 Lead at the half. Van Wert took the opening second half Kickoff and mar Ched from their own 36 to score Bob Gamble going straight Over from the three. The Cougar quarterback again hit Compton for the extra Points. The cougars made a bid to score again in the third but gave up the Ball on Bryan s 15. Joe Garza scored the bears touchdown with left in the game scoring Over his own right guard from the five after a drive of 49. Yards. Don Lape stopped the Bear fullback on the conversion try. The game ended on Bryan s 26 after the cougars drove from Bryan s 45 on the Kickoff. Statistically the teams were about even that is with the exception i the Aerial department. Gamble had an uncanny night As he connected on seven of 10 passes for 148 Yards. He had one pass intercepted. Bryan completed eight of 15 for 55 Yards. Anyway you want to look at it it s going to be Tough for the Cougar staff in making their selection of player of the the cougars Are off to a Good Start As they ready for their Western Buckeye opponents. They Host St. Marys next Friday night at Eggerss stadium. Rain Falls in Southland showers and thundershowers dotted the Southern half of the nation Early today and occasion Al showers fell in the Pacific Northwest. It was Cool in the Northwest As it was Over much of the Cloud covered northeastern Quarter of the country. The Cool air was expected to move slowly southeastward. Nearly one and three fourths inches of ram drench etl Blythe Ville ark., in a six hour period. Much of the nation enjoyed pleasant temperatures in the 60s and 70s, however and fair skies hovered Over some sections. Friday afternoon s tempera Tures reached into the 80s in most of the nation and the Southern states and the North Ern Plains had temperatures in the 90s. It reached into the 80s in most of the nation and the Southern states and the North Ern Plains had temperatures in the 90s. It reached 100 in a few places i the Southwest. High of 37 five Days ago when Snow fell. Nixon blocks rail strike 60 Days to name panel Washington a act ing with great the Nixon administration has blocked for 60 Days a threatened nationwide rail strike. President Nixon signed executive orders Friday barring a walkout by four unions against 160 rail lines and creating a five member Board to investigate the dispute. Unless Congress enacts Emer gency legislation the unions will be free to strike if no con tract settlement is reached in the next 60 Days. Asst. Secretary of labor Wil Liam j. Usery a top labor troubleshooter said at the White House he had hoped for a Settle ment negating the need for the executive orders. It was with great relic he said that the labor department recommended the president sign the orders. But he indicated Only a few Points of major disagreement remain to be resolved after weeks of government sponsored talks. Those issues should be dealt with by the Board he said. He said a five member panel instead of the usual three Mem Ber Board was formed so that an equitable settlement May be reached at the earliest possible its members Are to be named later. Under the 44-year-old rail la Bor Law the Board will study the dispute and submit its recommendations within 30 Days. Over the following 30 Days the unions and rail lines Are to consider the recommendations during negotiations. A strike had been called for sept. 10, but government Media tors won agreement from the Union to delay for five Days. There were selective shut Downs in some areas tuesday and wednesday until a Federal court order blocking any strikes took effect. . Dist. Court judge Howard Corcoran said Friday he would leave his order in effect until it expires sept. 23. Earlier this week c. L. Den Nis president of the brother Hood of railway airline and steamship clerks claimed the Industry negotiators remained Adamant in offering Only a one year 7 per cent wage increase offer. The unions want a 40 per cent or higher increase Over three years. Besides the clerks the unions involved Are the United transportation Union the brother Hood of maintenance of Way employees and the hotel and restaurant employees and bar tenders Union. 5th hopeful enters Ohio gubernatorial race by the associated press Ohio s already crowded gubernatorial race welcomed its fifth contender Friday As Donald r. Lesiak of Parma announced his write in candidacy for the state s top executive Post. Lesiak 40, and a Cost improve ment supervisor for an electrical firm i Euclid said after the announcement that he represented no party and that his constituency was just the Ameri can a detailed accounting of his Campaign platform was not immediately available. In a somewhat More tradition Al vein John j. Gilligan demo cratic candidate for governor was awarded the endorsement of organized labor in the Cincinnati area Friday evening. Also endorsed by the member coalition was demo cratic senatorial hopeful Howard Metzenbaum. William p. Sheehan executive director of the Al Cio and spokesman for the workers co alition1 said it was the first time labor in Cincinnati had banded together for tide purpose of con ducting a United political Campaign. In All 18 democrats and five republicans received the approval of the labor group. Metzenbaum in Cleveland meanwhile was calling for action to end decades of neglect toward our older he declared no other single age group in our society faces More abuse through govern ment Metzenbaum said the 1970s ought to be designed to break the Cycle of poverty that haunts about one third of the nation s elderly and proposed a six Point program to do just that. Central to eliminating the problems of the elderly he said were increased social Security benefits Relief from state pro Perty taxes and hikes in the amounts of Money the elderly May earn while still claiming benefits under Federal programs Robert Taft jr., the gop Standard bearer for the . Senate and Metzenbaum s opponent i the general election told the Ironton Board of Trade later in the evening that the state needed a citizens Cru Sade against drug abuse. Taft challenged his audience and every ohioan to make a personal commitment to help eliminate the threat drugs pose to our fellow goper Roger Cloud candidate for governor was not As concerned with issues As personalities Friday As he accused his opponent Gilligan of being Wishy Washy on violence and of being the Darling of Ultra liberals. Cloud told an audience in Gil Ligan s Hometown of Cincinnati that the Democrat had no pro Grams except for vast spend Cloud charged that Gilligan had nothing to offer the state in the areas of taxes Campus unrest and experience in state government. Cloud said Widigan s experience was limited unless you count campaigning for but Back i Columbus representatives from both the Cloud and Gilligan Camps were prov ing that they had no experience i the delicate Art of negotiating As talks on scheduling joint Tele Vised debates Between the two broke Down again perhaps this time for Good. Auto talks move to local Levels Detroit motors corp. Today called in labor relations chiefs from its various divisions As both it and the United Auto in Highway director ordered arrested Dayton Ohio a Ohio Highway director p. E. Mash Eter has been ordered arrested for allegedly failing to appear in court Here on two separate occasions in connection with a civil Case involving his office. Ohio sued Over prices claim company rules stations Cleveland Ohio a the Standard Oil co. Ohio the target of a civil suit filed by the . Dept. Of Justice Friday accusing the firm of fixing prices on gasoline and other products at 104 commis Sion managed service stations. The complaint filed in . District court in Cleveland alleges that since september 1968 Ohio has engaged in an unlawful combination and conspiracy to set prices in com Mission managed stations at the same Levels As those in com Pany owned stations. A Ohio spokesman in Cleve land said the suit was apparently to test whether the com station opera tors Are actually company employees Ohio contends they Are. The so called commission manager stations Are owned by the company and Are staffed by employees of the company who sell Ohio Petroleum products at competitive prices determined by the the spokesman said. Ohio said the company will study the government complaint but has no present intention to discontinue such the spokesman said Ohio has about retail outlets in Ohio most of which Are oper ated by Independent dealers who set their own prices. The company also owns and oper ates More than 300 stations including the 104 commission manager stations. National to get local level negotiations mov ing. Law president Leonard Woodcock says local level work ing agreements which supple ment the National wage pack age must be wrapped up in 155 locations before the strikers return to their jobs at pm. They went on strike at Midnight monday. Local level bargaining opened with that on the National level in mid july but Only three Settle ments have been reached. Woodcock and other Union chiefs meanwhile continued their nationwide series of meet Ings with local Law bargaining teams in what they said was an attempt to emphasize the urgency of the in the past local level strikes such issues As seniority lists parking lot privileges air conditioning and water cooler crippled Auto makers sometime for weeks after National settlement. There Are demands on local tables. The pm and the Law nation Al bargaining teams have recessed then sessions until next tuesday. On Friday approximately striking and Laid off pm workers Drew their last full week s pay until the strike ends. Some sources forecast that May be As much As two months away. Union strike benefits Don t Cut in until sept. 29, and they will fall far below the pm average hourly wage of or a week before taxes. A single worker gets a married worker and one with Chil Dren a week in strike Bene fits. Toledo is reported quiet after thursday gun Battle hikes military Power close to embattled Jordan Washington a with american forces in the Mediterranean bolstered president Nixon kept continuous watch to Day on the crisis in embattled Jordan with american lives and the survival of the Hussein government his primary con Cern. The positioning of military forces was described officially As a precautionary step in Case Nixon decides intervention in Jordan is necessary to Rescue the More than 400 americans i the country. Nixon was reported however prepared if necessary to inter Vene for other reasons if neigh Boring Iraq or Syria enters the civil War Between King Hus Sein s forces and the palestinian guerrillas or if the country be comes in danger of falling under guerrilla control. The president was keeping watch from his Retreat at Camp David my. Accompanying him staff aides or. Henry a. Kissinger and . Haldeman. Word that american forces in the Mediterranean were being reinforced came Friday from the Pentagon. The defense department ordered additional ships and planes into the East Ern Mediterranean. Air Force c130 transports capable of Fly ing out refugees or taking in paratroopers were already in position in the area. Officials privately expressed Hope Hussein could surmount the crisis unaided. Through diplomatic channels to Cairo and today s editorial the times bulletin comments today Welcome or. Vont and or. Roger please Tan to Page 4 Moscow and i talks Here with israeli Premier Golda Meir administration leaders strove to save the . Drive for peace Between Israel and the Arab states from the explosive pres sures of the jordanian conflict. An element of . Concern in this respect is the fear that if palestinian forces win control in Jordan their All out hostility to Ward Israel would Force israeli intervention which in turn might trigger intervention by Iraq and Syria and Widen the Middle East struggle. Even in the absence of such consequences officials see no Chance for a peace settlement involving Jordan if the guerrillas Rule that country. Mrs. Meir said Friday egyptian israeli negotiations Are impossible unless Egypt Rolls Back antiaircraft missile bases set up along the Suez canal in alleged violation of the military stand still agreement the two coun tries accepted in August. Toledo Ohio spent an abnormally routine night touring this nervous City Friday less than 24 hours after the shooting death of patrolman William Miscannon and the extended gun Battle Between police and Black militants that followed. Miscannon 33, was shot to death As he sat in his Cruiser near a Black Panther party Headquarters in the downtown area. Miscannon s partner officer Walter Shaw said a Black Man left a car walked to the Cruiser announced hey baby i be got something for and then fired at Point Blank Range into the patrol car. Miscannon the father of four was killed in stantly. Shaw was uninjured in the shooting. Miscannon s assailant fled on foot. Shortly afterwards John Melvin Mcclellan 26, of Toledo was arrested near the scene of the shooting and charged with the murder of the officer. Mcclellan was unarmed at the time of arrest police said but a revolver believed to be the Mur Der weapon was found near the arrest site. Young negro hijacks Jet Miami a a gun toting Hijacker who wanted to go to Cairo settled for Cuba instead saturday and took an Allegheny airlines Jet and its eight Crew men to Havana. The Young to be armed with pistol Gaso line and dynamite was aboard the Boeing 727 on a flight from Pittsburgh to Boston and took Over just before the plane made a scheduled Stop at Philadelphia International Airport Federal aviation administration officials said. He allowed 90 passengers to leave but kept aboard three flight crewmen three Stewar Desses and two men believed to be Faa inspectors or airlines personnel the Faa said. The plane sat on a runway for an hour while it was being re fuelled. Mcclellan was free on Bond on charges of possessing narcotics according to police chief Anthony Bosch. Police reported that almost simultaneously with the Miscannon shooting sniper fire began from the Black Panther head quarters. Police reinforcements were brought in and the building was saturated with tear Gas in an Effort to dislodge the snipers according to Bosch. In the Hail of bullets that ensued two were injured both panthers. Police said a number of people fled the building during the siege. Two hours before the outbreak of violence about 20 Blacks claiming to be affiliated with the Panther movement marched on police Headquarters to demand the release of a Man jailed for resisting arrest. A fight broke out when police tried to arrest a Black woman whom they said was using Abu Sive language. Five officers were injured and six Blacks arrested in that encounter. Broker turned balloonist sets transatlantic voyage new York a Rod an Derson a 32-year-old commodities broker turned balloonist figures the Best time to go up is when the Market is Down. He Aims to stay up longer than any one. A Novice in the sport with 30 minutes flying time Anderson plans to leave Long Island Sun Day on the Bottom Side of a 10 Story balloon bound for England France. Or somewhere transatlantic. There Are a thousand other things to think he says dismissing the worry of exactly where. By concentrating on the details you Don t dwell on accompanying Anderson will be Malcolm Brighton 32, of Farnham England an aeronautical Engineer and Amateur balloonist with considerably More experience. If they succeed in crossing the Atlantic it will be the first time a manned balloon has made the trip. The journey also would establish a distance record for All classes of bal loons. The present record of Miles was set by an eight Man German team flying a class 10" balloon in 1914. Anderson and Brighton will make their trip in a smaller class 8" bal Loon and the record in t h a t class said Anderson is just Over Miles. But getting in the record books is Only part of the Chal Lenge says Anderson a native new yorker who lives with his wife in Manhattan. There Are so few adventures left i wanted to try he said. I guess that s probably the big Gest and he has never been to Europe. The trip financed privately was in the planning stages four years. Brighton helped super Vise the final stages this sum Mer making his first trip to the United states. Then helium balloon christened free is equipped with pounds of navigation Al and radio instruments As Well As survival gear food and medical packed where the men will ride in a Bright yellow Gondola 4vj feet High and 12 feet i diameter. It floats. Laff a Day Thom to say Oppold aay 1

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