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Van Wert Times Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Van Wert, OhioArea High school football scores a. Parkway 42 i Bluff ton 19 i Sidney 50i Defiance 44 i Shawnee 34 i Allen East 16 i Lima senior 12 i Lima Perry 20st. Henry 0 \ Crestview 6 j Wapakoneta 0 6 Lima Bath 6 Paulding 6 Zanesville 7 Spencerville 0 other scores see sports Page for details local weather St a �5� it a Cool Van Wert times bulletin vol. 125�?no. 103 10 pages Van Wert Ohio saturday september 19, 1970 10 cents full service associated press leased wire for state National and world news. Central press picture service. Telephone business office 238 2285, news office 238 be is. Nixon blocks rail strike 60 Days to name panel Druckemiller Rolls a Jim Dunic Remiller Cougar end straight arms a Bear would be Tacker when he races for 18 Yards after snatching a pass from Bob Gamble. The Ball is on Bryan a 20-Yard line. On the next play a pass was intercepted by Bryan a Rick Davis. Van Wert won the game 16-6. Times bulletin photo by Larry Joseph Van Wert cougars Blanket Bea 16-6 the Van Wert cougars rolling for touchdowns in. The second and third quarters Defeated the Bryan Golden bears 16-6, in a Nigger Battle Friday night at Bryan. Coach Earl Fry commented before the season opened a that while individual performances Are important to any sport a Victory for Van Wert strictly will be a team Effort a and that certainly was proven in 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 year. It was the fourth consecutive statistics vow a first Downs. 12 13 Eukah attempts. 3c 42 busto., yes. A. 1.34 1st passes. Id 19 passes Complete. 1 it passes inter. Toy. A 1 passes net yes. 148 99 punts. 3 4 punts ave. Yes. 32 37 punt run tracks yes .14 9 Fumble. 2 4 own fumbles rec. 2 3 penalties a. Ii 99 score by quarters Van. Wert a. I a a a Bryan a a a a a a scoring first Quarter Van Wert a Don Davis one Yard run. Pass Bob Gamble to Ned Compton for . 9 21. Second Quarter Van Wert a Bob Gamble 3 Yard run. Pass Gamble to Compton for . 9 13. Fourth Quarter Bryan a Joe Garza three Yard run. Run for extra Points no food. 3 21. The weather Ohio a partly Cloudy South and generally Clear North tonight 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 sunday. High in the lower 80s. Outlook for monday partly Cloudy and mild with Chance of showers. West Central Central East Central Ohio fair and Cool tonight. Low in the upper 50s and lower 60s. Partly sunny and a Little warmer sunday. High in the Middle to lower 80s. Outlook for monday partly Cloudy and mild with Chance of showers. Southwest Southeast Ohio a partly Cloudy tonight and. Sunday. A. Little warmer sunday. Low tonight in the lower 60s. High sunday in Middle to lower 80s. Outlook for monday partly Cloudy and mild with Chance of showers. Today s temperatures Friday Max 6 p. M. 72 today s Man. 8 a. M. A 53 8 a. M. 55 8 a. I. 53 10 a. M. 80 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. A a a As a whole Western Buckeye league teams were treated rather rudely by t h e 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 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 in their 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 their 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. Johns Blue jays tonight at Delphos. A a a the cougars got a break on the first play of the game last night when Bryan fumbled the Kickoff and recovered the Ball on their own two. They moved out to their 22 but were forced to punt. On the punt Exchange the bears gained five Yards and had the Ball on their own 27. From there they drove to Van Wert a 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 a seven Joe Garza Fum a 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 28but 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 a Van Wert took the opening second half Kickoff and marched 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 bail on Bryan a 15. Joe Garza scored the bears touchdown with 3 23 left in the game scoring Over is 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 a 26 after the cougars d r o v e from Bryan a 45 on the Kickoff. Statistically the teams were about even that is with the exception in 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 its going to be Tough for the Cougar staff in making their selection of a 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. Washington apr acting a with great reluctance a 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 emergency legislation the unions will be free to strike if no con tract settlement is reached in the next 60 Days. Asst. Secretary of labor William j. Usery a. Top labor troubleshooter said at the White House he had hoped for a settlement negating the need for the executive orders. It was a with great reluctance a 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 member Board was formed a 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 labor 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 a sept. 10, but government mediators won agreement from the Union to delay for five Days. There were selective shutdowns 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 brotherhood 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 brotherhood of maintenance of Way employees and the hotel and restaurant employees and bartenders Union. 5th hopeful enters Ohio gubernatorial race rain Falls in Southland showers and thundershowers dotted the Southern half of the nation Early today and occasional 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 rain drenched Blythe vice 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 temperatures reached into the 80s in most of the nation and the Southern states and the Northern 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 in the Southwest. High of 37 five Days ago when Snow fell. By the associated press Ohio a already crowded gubernatorial race welcomed its fifth contender Friday As Donald r. Lesiak of Parma announced his write in candidacy for the states top executive Post. Lesiak 40, and a Cost improvement supervisor for an electrical firm in Euclid said after the announcement that he represented no party and that his constituency was a just the Ameri can a. Detailed accounting of is Campaign platform was not immediately available. In a somewhat More traditional vein John j. Gilligan democratic candidate for governor was awarded the endorsement of organized labor in the Cincinnati area Friday evening. Also endorsed by the 135<, member coalition was demo j cratic senatorial hopeful Howard Metzenbaum. William p. Sheehan executive director of the Al Cio and i spokesman for the workers co a lit ion Quot said it was the first time labor in Cincinnati had banded together for the purpose of conducting 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 a action to end decades of neglect toward our older he declared a no other single age group in our society faces More abuse through government 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 property 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 sop Highway director ordered arrested Dayton Ohio apr Ohio Highway director p. E. Mash tier 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. Potent in the general election told the i Ron ton Board of Trade later in the evening that the state needed a a a citizens crusade against drug abuse. Taft challenged his audience and every ohioan to a 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 a swishy Washy on violence and of being the Darling of Ultra liberals. Cloud told an audience in Gil Liga no a Hometown of Cincinnati that the Democrat had no programs except for a vast Cloud charged that Gilligan had nothing to offer the state in the areas of taxes Campus unrest and experience in state government. Cloud said Gilligan a experience was limited a unless you count campaigning for office. But Back in Columbus representatives from both the Cloud and Gilligan Camps were proving that they had no experience in the delicate Art of negotiating As talks on scheduling joint televised debates Between the two broke Down again perhaps this time for Good. Auto talks move to local Levels Detroit apr general motors corp. Today called in labor relations chiefs from its various divisions As both it and the United Auto workers stalemated in s0m0 sued overpriced claim company rules stations Cleveland Ohio a the Standard Oil co. Ohio was 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 commission managed service stations. The complaint filed in . District court in Cleveland alleges that since september 1968 Ohio has engaged in a an unlawful combination and conspiracy to set prices in commission managed stations at the same Levels As those in company owned stations. A Ohio spokesman in Cleveland said the suit was apparently to test whether the com Mission manager station operators Are actually company employees Ohio contends they Are. A 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 company a the spokesman said. Ohio said the company will study the government complaint but a has no present intention to discontinue such the spokesman said Ohio has about 3,000 retail outlets in Ohio most of which Are operated by Independent dealers who set their own prices. The company also owns and operates More than 300 stations including the 104 commission manager stations. National bargaining sought to get local level negotiations moving. Law president Leonard Woodcock says local level working agreements which supplement the National wage package must be wrapped up in 155 locations before the 344,000 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 settlements have been reached. Woodcock and other Union chiefs meanwhile continued their nationwide series of meetings with local Law bargaining teams in what they said was an attempt a to emphasize the urgency of the in the past local level strikes a Over such issues As seniority lists parking lot privileges air conditioning and water cooler locations have crippled Auto makers sometime for weeks after National settlement. There Are 30,000-plus demands on local tables. The pm and the Law National bargaining teams have races Steij their sessions until next tuesday. On Friday approximately 365,000 striking and Laid off pm workers Drew their last full weeks pay until the strike ends. Some sources forecast that May be As much As two months away. Union strike benefits done to Cut in until sept. 29, and they will fall far below the pm average hourly wage of $4.02, or $160.80 a week before taxes. A single worker gets $30, a married worker $35, and one with children $40 a week in strike benefits Toledo is reported quiet after thursday gun Battle hikes military Power close to embattled Jordan Washington apr with american forces in the Mediterranean bolstered. President Nixon kept continuous watch today on the crisis in embattled Jordan with american lives and the survival of the Hussein government his primary concern. 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 in the country. Nixon was reported however prepared if necessary to intervene for other reasons if neighbouring Iraq or Syria enters the civil War Between King Hussein a forces and the palestinian guerrillas or if the country becomes in danger of falling under guerrilla control. The president was keeping watch from his Retreat at Camp David my. Accompanying him were staff aides or. Henry a. Kissinger and h r. 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 Eastern Mediterranean. Air Force ci30 transports capable of Hying out refugees or taking in paratroopers were already in position in the area. Officials privately expressed Hope Hussein could surmount the cuss unaided. Through dip-1 Loma tic channels to Cairo and today s editorial the times bulletin comments today on Welcome or. Voitto and or. Roger please turn to Page 4 Moscow and in 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 pressures 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 toward 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 toe Suez canal in alleged violation of the military standstill agreement the two countries accepted in August. Toledo Ohio a police spent an a abnormally Quot routine night touring this nervous City Friday less than 24 hours after a 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 a partner officer Walter Shaw said a Black Man left a car walked to the Cruiser announced a they baby in be got something for you a and then fired at Point Blank Range into the patrol car. Miscannon the father of four was killed instantly. Shaw was uninjured m the shooting. Mis Cannoot a 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 murder weapon was found near the arrest site. Young negro hijacks Jet Miami apr a gun toting Hijacker who wanted to go to Cairo settled for Cuba instead saturday and took an Allegheny airlines Jet and its eight crewmen to Havana. The Young hijackers believed to be armed with pistol gasoline 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 stewardesses 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 refuelled. 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 Headquarters. 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 abusive language. Five officers were a cured and six Blacks arrested in that encounter. Broker turned balloonist sets transatlantic voyage new York apr Rod Anderson 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 anyone. A Novice in the sport with 30 minutes flying time Anderson plans to leave Long Island sunday on the Bottom Side of a 10-Story balloon bound for England a or France. Or somewhere transatlantic. A there Are a thousand other things to think about a he says dismissing the worry of exactly where. A by concentrating on the details you done to dwell on it a 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 3,000-mile-plus journey also would establish a distance record for ail classes of balloons. The present record of 1,896 Miles was set by an eight Man German team flying a a class 10�?� balloon in 1914. Anderson and Brighton will make their trip in a smaller a class 8�?� balloon and the record in t h a t class said Anderson is just Over 1,700 Miles. But getting in the record books is Only part of the Challenge says Anderson a native new yorker who lives with his wife in Manhattan. A there Are so few adventures left i wanted to try it a he said. A i guess that a probably the biggest and he has never been to Europe. The trip financed privately was in the planning stages four years. Brighton helped supervise the final stages this summer taking his first trip to the United states. Their helium balloon christened a free life a is equipped with 4,500 pounds of navigational and radio instruments As Well As survival gear food and medical supplies All packed where the men will ride in a Bright yellow Gondola 4h feet High and 12 feet in diameter. It floats. Laff a Day a those in favor say a Aye those opposed say �?~farewell1,

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