Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 30, 1973 · Page 17
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 17

Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, July 30, 1973
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•v. 1 Armed Forte* last year had to public f 4 31,2 of' those enlteted- because they later wefe found recruiting practices, fraudulent unfit for seffice, a Pentagon errors cost $?3 million; The report on r^cruitinif of (discovered volunteer Army, attributed to improper enlistments and inadequate entrance An Army audit agency team and L T 1 1 r V SCHWINN IADIH' VAMltt SPORT Itghtwtlghl !ram« • 10-spMrf tralllm fltort • Sprbcktt ityfc choingudrd Star* the situation, this led to a crackdown last sjfrin^ on recruiters and revV sion of Army recruiting regula* tioiw to eliminate loopholes pointed out by the team. Some ot the findings of the report Were re Rep. Les Aspin, D-WiS., a Pentagon critic. He contended the report opened the doof\ on "a major untold scandal within the Army recruiting &>m* mand." GALESBtmt}, ILL., MON., JULY 30, 19ft PAGE 11 "If this is what we have to go through to fill up a volunteer then let's have the Army, Mens & Womens Models M02" P DAVES Henderson North facts," Aspin said in calling for a congressional investigation. The audit agency report said 29,217. men aid women accepted bv armed forces entrance by examination stations during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, had to be discharged later because they Were found to be unfit mentally, morally. "Individuals physically or Martha Mitchell 4 Furwu& At Ehrlichman fentimmtk. WASHINGTON (UPI) Mar- Oarbage^Streum Rock Festival Refuse is strewn everywhere as rock fans begin leaving the "Summer Jam" festival in WatkinS GJen, N. Y. About 5,000 weary rock fans remained encamped late Sunday at a gar* bage -6treWn grand prix race course that served as an outdoor dance floor for more than 600,000 persons. UNIFAX tha Mitchell says she is "furious'* at testimony given the Senate Watergate Committee by former White House aide John t>. Ehrlichman and is demanding that ,she be allowed to testify. "He is arrogant, insolent and insipid," Mrs. Mitchell said of Ehrlichman in a weekend telephone call to UPI. "If I had really known what I have been in the Nixon timony that John Mitcheawas influenced by me." She was asked what her, have ... I WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (UPI) (died, in traffic accidents on the Six-hundred-Uiousand attending the latest rock were enlisted I festival ever heki in the United States left a who were not medically qualified," the report said. "Other(^th beer cans arid individuals made fraudulent enlistments. Others were given unauthorized re-tests. These enlistments defeat the goal of achieving quality personnel for a volunteer Army and increase the number of personnel separations for medical prob- prior to service." Sunday and picked tlirou^i miles of abandoned cars to ftiid The fifth victim was J. Smith; 35, of Syracuse; N.Y:; Who dfasd when a flare or smoke as He paradhut- -r ^ their own and go home. itidte that drove as far as iUe then walked as much miles • to i reach Watkiris Glen girand prik ; r >?i ?ing ; course for Saturday's "Summer Jam" still * :'#«e c The of them on ttsst-450,000 gatkrishera '-Aviere oiuine way heme. By 3 a.m. -tq$$, was"mioV&ig freely i'5out of area »alt the edge of^the Finger Lakes resort country. . Typical Complaint But la typical complaint Heir cars PWicite- said tttey made about 80 frrests during the weekend, tlte vak majdfity-for disorder conduct. " > One of those arrested, Wil- McCaWley, 23, of went' berserk dt '•he-- w; cut his. throat, wrist arms with a ghabd of glass, thertHir^to tip open tttf <eut "the greatest recorded Department as public gathering recoraea in U.S.'history"— was 200,000 more than at the Woodstock Festival in 1969. "We have four to five times as many people here as we have at our races, and wie 'rd. getting less than Half the trouble," said Schuyler County Maurice P. Dean. ^TheSfc kids are great." Henry Valent, president of the Watktas Glen Grand Prix said, "I'm telling you Fve had it. I can't see taxing our local people so much. This r weekend really taxed their patience and their energy. The youngsters that came here were well-behaved, but it was just too many oars and too many people." Fainmers complained of trampled crops and drained water wells. Prised tear mace to, control him; Alcohol Abuse; s in the area said roads on the traffic-clogged leading to the grounds was, "Fve been walking for hours and hours* I -V T bruises, cases. But- alcohol presented '» a s bifcer : problem ragut State Park, Idaho. tori drugs, %aid John Mac- Oquatvka Lodge Holds Meeting OQUAWKA Oquawka Rebekah Lodge 360 met recently at the Odd Fellows Hall here. Members of r Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. An- Steve Hungerford, sm of Mr. derson re^tly visited his ?is- n »A •nfoJ A n • : if..«,««rA * w i /vf ter at Red Oak, Iowa. and Mrs. A. ,0. Hungerford of Mf an<J Mrg ' Frmk y WH near Wata^a, and Mark Godsii, C0X /Turaon, Ariz., visited here son of Mr. and Mrs. J«k D. recently with their cousin, Mrs. of |theyfi dealt with a .yariety ofGodsil of near Galesbui^, are Margaret Fryrear. fractures and up against administration, I would really been scared, by God would have asked the press to protect me." Heard Name Mrs. Mitchell said she had heard her name mentioned in the hearings "and I feel I have a right to be heard." She said she felt her name was "being taken in vain. "I demand to testify," Mrs. Mitchell said. "I want to clear up a lot of facts." In a deposition given in the Democratic party's $6.4 million civil suit against the Committee to Re-elect the President, Mrs. Mitchell said, Ehrlichman had testified she was responsible for Mitchell quitting his job as head of the re-election committee. John Influenced was husband, the former attorney general, felt about Ehrlichman's testimony which linked Mitchell to the bugging and subsequent coverup. Mrs. Mitchell replied, "My husband is protecting the President." Samuel Dash, the committee's chief counsel, has indicated his wish to call Mrs. Mitchell as a witness. However* Chairman Sam J. Erviti, D N.C., has .quietly opposed the appearance. Return lo City Mr. and Mrs. Floyd WiUMts and Mrs. Selena Cooksey, Galesburg, have returned home from Indianapolis, Ind., where they were called after the death of their brother, WilMam B, Wil- lltts. i She said furious she gbt "more every day about tcs- FOR LOW LOW COST AUTO INSURANCE Contact: Tony Lischwe MILLERS MUTUAL BANK GALESBURG BLDG 343-1166 \ Li drug attending the National Boy abuse Scout Janilboree at West Far- ABOVE ALL my Donald, administrator of Schuy- car,."'.4,•,. ; . . EJvc deaths ym&i <con^ted with ^ .1. is. Die number at the festival The until jam Aug. ee will continue i 1 11. Accompanyimg scouts fronri the Galesfrurg area is Dr. Jay H. Sancksrceick, Abingdon. t WHITE'S ROOFING 342-0185 Water Conditioner OUR BOOTH THE KNOX COUNTY F P ^ 4 Bargains Galore i Downtown Galesburg

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