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Golesburg Register-Moil, Golesburg, Wondqy, July 30, 1973 5 By JOHN HENnY JONES What <k> Jack Pafttec, Supef star mi defensive line* tocker of (he Washington Red' skim, Mil Mfs. Ida Fleming, a young black mother of three from north Philadelphia, have in common? Courage. Flrrt tn i Series Both had the courage to face the fact that (hey had cancer. And both had the courage to beat it in time. Pardee, who was honored by President and Mrs. Nixon pi a recent White House cere- • jl pdr* iifi ^Awl^llllFflffpllp ^lllllfllffof r^lll *P Greeks Approve Election of President "^gVJlSIl^^mtVil.fWittg^J^^gllllllllg UIV<U1C; ATHENS (UPI) C ^tfa*. Minister sided margin for the regime, which sei^d COURAGE — Redskin star Jack Pardee — he's a profile in courage. (NEA) John Henry Jone* l« a met* ence writer with the American Cancer Society. itiony launching the American Cancer Society 1973's Crusade, not only overcame an often fatal form Of cancer, melanoma, but has also dedicated a lot of time and effort to educate others to have regular checkups. So has Mrs. Fleming. PARDEE TRACES his life* saving experience to a con* versation with a doctor friend alter he'd read a newspaper story about the death of Jim Umbricht, a Houston baseball pitcher. Umbricht had died of cancer in 1964, the first sign was a mole on his teg. "I noticed I had a mole like that on my right arm. My wife, Phyllis, urged me to have it looked at" Pardee recalls. "I had a checkup the next day and it was malignant. The doctors told me to have my affairs in order. They promised me nothing." In April, 1965, ( Pardee underwent an 11-hour operation, involving his light bleep and the lymph glands of his right arm and chest. "I WAS LUCKY," Pardee rays. "The cancer was caught hi time. Had I waited much longer, it probably would have spread too far to be stopped." Pardee got himself ready for July training camp in time, but somehow his 1965 season was a poor one and he decided to retire from pro football. He joined the coaching staff of Texas A&M College. But football was still in Pardee's blood and when George Allen became coach of the Los Angeles Rams, he had little trouble in persuad­ ing Pardee to give it another try. Last year, Pardee, under Allen, led the Washington Redskins all the way to the Super Bowl. MRS. FLEMING found out through a Pap teat during one of her regular visits to the berth control service of the Mothers' Health Center in North Philadelphia. After one visit, the clinic asked her to come in for further tests. "I was really scared. What if the test was positive? What chance did I have if iit was cancer? 1 asked myself this question over and over before I made up my mind to gq back to the clinic," she T& members. Following more tests, Mrs. Fleming checked into University Presbyterian Hospital for a biopsy. The malignant diagnosis was confirmed and she underwent surgery. "When I woke up I had a feeing that everything would foe fine. First I had confidence in God and my doctor, and then I realized I had done the right thing in having the tests and the operation." After about two weeks, Mrs. Fleming returned home to resume a normal life as a v/ife and mother. SINCE THEN, she has encouraged her friends and neighbors to have Pap tests regularly. "I urge every woman to take a little time cut periodically to. have a test," says Mrs. Fleming. "Look at me. I'm living proof that it pays." And Pardee? He, too, has been spreading the word. Honorary Chairman of this year's Cancer Society Crusade lillp ATHENS (UPI) - Prime Minister George Papadopoulos won landslide approval Sunday for his plan to abolish the monarchy and set himself up as the first president of Greece since World War II. His opponents assailed the referendum as fraudulent. With more than 97 per cent of the vote counted, the Interior Ministry said 79.9 per cent of the estimated 5.8 million voters had cast "yes" ballots in favor of Papadopoulos' new presidential republic. ONLY IN ATHENS was the vote close, with "yes" and "no" votes almost evenly split and only a few polling stations remaining to be counted. Papadopoulos arranged to broadcast a victory message during the afternoon. "We have a true and genuine democracy," said First Deputy Premier Stylianos Pattakos after first results showed a one­ sided margin for the regime, which seized power in a 196? military coup. Papadopoulos, a 54-year-old onetime army intelligence officer, abolished the monarchy earlier this year and appointed himself president. The referendum was meant to confirm this. Former Prime Minister Panayotis Kan- ellopoulos, who led the opposition td the referendum, said there was widespread voting irregularities and said he would challenge the results in the supreme court. PATTAKOS DENIED allegations of ir- regularties and said the referendum was legal and free. UPI correspondent Peggy Polk said that at one polling station she visited the "no" ballots were hidden under a pile of envelopes and that at another the "no" votes were turned upside down — in each case forcing voters to ask for them. Back to Normal Two weeks after surgery, Mrs. Ida Fleming, shown here with sons Anthony and Tracy, was back at home, living a normal life as a wife and mother. NEA in Washington, D.C., Pardee has been active in cancer education for the last eight years. "I try to stress not putting off that regular physical even if there arent' any warning signs. Give the doctors a chance to find it. It saved my life and it can save yours too." 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Lindsay said he was told that other large cities in the East and the Middle West were in a similar predicament, with packing houses unwilling to commit themselves in advance because of recent reports of slaughterhouse closings. The Glover Packing 1 Co. in Amarillo, Tex., indefinitely suspended its operations today and said about 200 employes will have to be laid off indefinitely if the price ceiling on meat is not removed within the next week. The ceiling is . part of President Nixon's Phase economic controls and is not scheduled to be lifted until Sept. 12. Glover officials went to Washington today to meet with federal officers seeking an end to the ceiling. The plant annually slaughters 158,000 cattle and averages $66 million in gross sales per year. It says at the current selling price the company is losing between $35 and $40 on every head of cattle it processes. 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"We have been told by the operators of stores that Monday and Tuesday will be the days when we'll start seeing less aud less beef," he said. In Omaha, the president of the Kinky-Dink supermarket chain said -enough meat products will be on hand this week but the situation after that was uncertain. ' i Charles Monasee, who heads the 46-store operation in Nebraska and Iowa, said he hoped customers would continue to exercise some restraint" this week i.nd purchase mjdt supplies only for the week. Island Is Granted Its Independence LONDON (UPI) - Britain has agreed to give the] Caribbean island of Grenada full independence Feb. 7, 1974, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office announced today. It said the date was agreed on at talks here last week with Grenada's premier, Eric M. Gairy, subject to approval by the British Parliament. Since 1967 Grenada lias been an associated state in the Commonwealth with full internal self-government but with Britain remaining responsible for her foreign relations and defense. Rains Right On Schedule WAYNESBURG, Pa. (UPI) — Rain fell on this southwestern Pennsylvania community Sunday just as it has on July 29 for 82 of the past 95 years. Rain began falling late Saturday night and continued well into Sunday morning. The downpour meant another hat for Justice of the Peace John Daly who each year makes a bet with a Celebrity that it will rain in Waynesburg on July 29. In previous years he won hats from Arnold Palmer and Bob Hope. This year he won a hat from Pittsburgh sportscaster Billy Curry of KDKA. Thalidomide Babies Get $52 Million Settlement LONDON (UPI) — A British high court judge put the court's seal of approval today on a $52 million settlement of. "one of the greatest tragedies of our time." Those words were used by an attorney for 433 children crippled for life by the tranquillizing drug thalidomide to describe their plight. They, their parents and guardians have fought years of legal and extra-legal battles to recover damages from Distillers Company, the firm which made and distributed the now- banned drug. Today's court ruling gave court approval to a settlement agreed on out of court. It provides payment by Distillers of $15.6 million to the court for repayment directly to the children or their parents, and a further $36.4 million to be paid into a trust fund which will be devoted to the childrens' future interests. The shape of Jiappiness The dazzling diamond. Reflected love light. If you wish, crystallized dreams. But you can only trust your heart if you ' first useyour head! Know your jewels by your jeweler. (Select him wisely, then pick your happiest shape. Know your purchase is protected by his expert advice. 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