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Cycle News 1968 08 01

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I THE MOTORCYCLE ENTHUSIAST 'S WEEKLY NEWSPAPER VOLUME V NUMBER 27 August I, 1968 32 PAGES ( NIXON TAKES NATIONAL LEAD AT CHARITY NEWSIES By Chuc k Clayton P hotos by Don Pummell COLU MBUS, Ohio , J une 30 - One cold an d s to nny De cember da y in 1907, thr ee men met in a s al oo n a t Broad a nd Hi gh s treets in Columbus, Ohio . They ha d heen watchin g a ne wsboy brav in g th e elements to ea rn a lew penn ies to su pple me nt a meager famil y income , and t hey began to tal k about how help might be a rrorded to the poor an d nee dy of Columbos. On e 0 1 the men, Mr. C.C. Phil bri ck , a new spape r publish e r, p ropo s ed a pl an whe re he wou ld furni sh a special edition of his paper to be sold by charitable men li ke thems e lves, a nd all the rec eipts (lOO%l wo ul d go to help the nee dy. They ca lled the ir organiza t ton th e Ohio New sboys Association , ni c kna me d "('harity Ne wsie s." T hen twenty- Iive ye ars ago , Assoc iation P re s id en t Howard F oley decided to s pons or a motorcycle ra ce to build up the c ha ri t~· ,s dwindling coffer s and thu s wa s born the annual A\IA ID-mile · Chari ty News ies· Na ti ona l Cha mpionship. Leapin g Int o the lead at the start of the 10... lI e Chari ty Newsies Nation al Champ io nship rac e Is #95 Fred Nix (HoD) who hel d first for most 01 the race. But Tr i umph ace Gary Ni xon (1) came through for wi n. CONTIN UED ON PAGE 8 AD DIT IONAL FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE TWO M OTO-CROS SES (Page 10 & 29) POWER BY THE GALLO N DRAG RACING (Page 6) (P age 23) ALSO: ROAD TOUR'NG, SHORT fICT'ON STORY, ROAD TEST, T.T. &QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ET ' ROAD RACING (Page 27) 50806 I!!UJoJ!II!:J 'q:ll!ag :Iuo, pJI!Aalnog q:lug :Iuo, Q IJON Ut9 SM3N 31J!J

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