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   Doylestown Daily Intelligencer (Newspaper) - January 29, 1954, Doylestown, Pennsylvania                               Quick Results Every new lucccit dory en quick rciulu of Our want To plaeo ono Juat Mil town 3534. all thert Is to It buy It or nM N throuih ttio Dtfly Wirrt yot tfc fietlvo. Juot phont DoylMtvwn IIM to want ad. 150TH VOL. NO. 120 DOYLESTOWN. FRIDAY JANUARY 1954 1 Section 8 Pages 3 Copy Planners Report Roads Below Par Of State Standard Widening Feasible On Most Some 150 Yrs. Old Practically none ot Bucks coun- ly's inajor or secondary highways meets even the minimum standards recommended In 1950 by tlio Penn- sylvania Highway Planning Com- mission tor right-of-way the Uucks County Planning Commis- sion nnuounccU yesterday In Its sevond report on Low- er Bucks The report points out thai most of In Bucks county were laid out before the intention of the automobile. The most pievalcnt width Is 33 and many were out 150 to 300 years Can be Widened the repoit emphasizes a lush propoi lion of frontage on Uiese lujfhuays is still suffic- iently undeveloped with and laciortes so tliat the road widths could lie substantially in- creased without affecting existing buildings or the present use of the land. i DC report also pointed out the tmpuilaiil tole of local and subdivision regulations in provid- ing adequate widths for future lo- cal residential streets. Exorbitant payments for future condemnations of adequate rights of way can be prevented only by using building zoning and subdivision con- trols now. Responsible Boroughs and townships are the era mental units which must take action to protect their future highway the report explicitly states. 4 Neither tlu iate nor the county can act in tuts field. Power is dele- gated 10 townships and boroughs slate enabling legisla- to control their own develop- ment. The safeguarding of their future highway pattern and protec- tion of their residents from terri- fic bottlenecks and other highway problems are a most important as- pect of this picture. Cannot Enforce County ders Although the Bucks Planning Commission tnat one of Its most tasks Is to meet with local officials and citizens on problems such as Trun To 4 Jailed Here Shifted to New State Law Permits Move President Judge Hiram H. Kel- ler yesterday signed an order in Court of Quarter author- ising the transfer of four now serving lime in the Rucks Coun- ty to another penal institu- tion. This transfer policy is made pos- sible through a new state law passed by the Legislature last year. according to Prison War- den Earl D. are sought when an Inmate becomes an agitator and trios 10 make trouble for otber in- and also where tlie safety of the prison may be at slake. The ol prisoners from I lo Spring Around the escaped the elec- tric chair and showing no signs of a N. garage w-as sentenced to life 1m- trlsonmeni this morning In the Bucks county criminal court tor the murder of his -wife. -is Joshua Gcodwyn. ot 193 S. Canai st.. Tardier. shot and killed Me attractive iil-jear- old on Sunday l.i 1-lioto SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE least it to one wllneates the activity that going on around the Central Bucki High School g reen houte theu dayi. Responsible for the main ance of thit green houte are members of the Agricultural group. Two of the perforat- ing their left to Alan lowing while Date levels off the eoll. Girl Unconscious When Seek Link with N. J. Slaying New Jersey State Police Sgt. Louis J. U'ert oC the Trenton bar- racks and Mercer County Detective Henry W. Miller questioned George L. Capps yesterday In Bucks County Prison In connection -with the mur- der of Mra. Patricia Bowen In Tren- ton in June State Police at Mays Landing. N. are also conducting a routine check into the possibility Capps might be connected with the murder or Marr Louise Dreisbach near the ft City Race Course in 1952. i Records reveal Capps had a police record In Atlantic N. J. He wig arrested on the morning of June 1953. on a cbarfe of drunk- en and paid a fine ot J20Q plus costs. CapLE commanding Region A ot the New Jersey State said Detective John Hanley. who is under permanent assign- ment 10 the Dreisbach murder be sent to Doylestown to question Cappa iu connection it Capps' L. Kuhl. 220 Hanover st.. denied emphatically that his son- in-law could have had anything to do the bludgeon slaying ot Mrs. Bowen. Kubl declared both Capps and his who is to gii'e birth to her first child shortly in Mercer Hospital. Tren- were working in Virginia. Records indicate they took up residence at ihe Hanover st. ajdress on April not long after were and that they moved from Trenion to Levitto-.vn in July. 1353. Eastern Correctional DJaimostic and Classifi'-aiion Center In Philadel- phia. known as Eastern Sinie place to- day under Hie of Prison Sheriff C. LcRoy two deputies Iroin his ot- fce and a trooper. The lor transfer was made Prison Warden Handv- who sent it 10 Dr. Kenneth E. Treat- The in turn IJcy.uiy Commissioner ment at liurcaa of e. al Cnnm Hill. Dr. Tay- 10 who the orrior to tlie a copy ol winch is placed on Ute in the Quarter office. Fonr prisoners from iVteoB icrtay arc iVil- Uura S- HHJIowu town- sJilp. 15 1o four Tor a and Phila L Makefield Schools Close Meet I'nder a newly established report all live scliools in L'pperj Light Snow Possible Tonight The chance of light anew fortcaat for tonight with ing cloudlneta and t lowly rising tempt raturti expected afternoon. Tomorrow will mottty cloudy and warmer with a high expected of 43. Lions Club Honors Charter Members CBHS Glee Club Entertains Guests Doylestoxvn Lions honored char- ter members at a special Member last evening at Doyiestown Inn where the club was entertained by Central Bucks High School Glee Club under the direc- tion ot Helen C. Buckman. Wilbur H. Van charter introduced special guests Raymond _C. JBarney. John Harold Chubb. Charles H. Gath- ers. Henry James Geromell Jr.. Herbert C. Haldeman. Edward Herbert M. Leatherman. Oscar Leldy. Lainar Long. A. Marta 15 year-old Levlt- town school was shot and killed as she lay face uncon- scious from a on the shore of Curtis Lake last Friday police revealed The new version of the sei slay ing differs noticeably with that giv- en by George L. who confessed. to the slaying following his arrest Tuesday night In the re-enactment ot the brutal Capps Indicated to police he fired after the girl as she fled from his the back seat _ Physician The new -version was arrived at following Information supplied by Dr. Fred Quakertown Bucks county coroner's physician. Upon the suggestion- of Dr. Phil police searched directly be- neath the spot where the plrt's waa discovered. There they found the bullet burled several Inches tn the ground which disproves Capps story and the theory the bullet from her body after entering her skull. Dr. Phillips corroborated an ear Her statement by Bucks county Coroner Russell T. -who said a severe two and one- halt Inches in found on the top of Maria's apparently was inflicted iviih the bmi ot a pis- tol and was sufficient to have knocked her unconscious Tt Fired Single Shot apparently vrhile she lay Goodwyn Stoic As Life Sentence Is Imposed Here Judge Biester Sends Slayer To Phila. Prison Bucks Citizens Council Launches Drive to Save County Historic Appeal while she watchins _ television in their living with two-year-old son In her Tho sentence wag pronounced b.v Judgo Edward G. who eaul 'It It not necessary to d'scuss this caw any we are fam- iliar With the May be Shifted The sentence of life imprison- ment to the Eastern Correctional Diagnostic and Classification Center In means that may sene his sentence In that city In Center former Eas- tern or could be sent to anoth- er Institution Penitentiary. like the Gmterford a dark blue suit and a dark red'necktle. Goodwyn stood motionless beside his I of Deputy Shariff Lovedon G. Harrison and Prison Warden Earl D. ts sentence was pronounced. Warden Handy will make every effort to bare Goodwyn transferred today to the Philadelphia Institu- possibly with four other prl soners who are making tbe move and his wife moved to Tardtey from Princeton two months before the murder. They had lived at E6 Zoar Eldrldge N. J. a suburb of Princeton. Attempted Suicide Goodwyn attempted suicide after killing his and was tn a crltl cat condition In a Trenton Hospital for some time. A bullet Is still lodged in his forehead and a per tlan of one eye is shot away. The died in an ambulance on her way to a Trenton Hospital. Goodwyn and his wife bad been quarreling for several weeks before murder. The olpht of the murder had -'returned from Princeton went to his yardley home and fired a .22 caliber repeater thai killed his wife. Ho Is said to hare mumbled but a few words as en' Trun To Teachers Outline Methods at Panel For CBHS P-TA On the pro- gram put on last evening by mem- bers of the administrative stafC and teachers of Central Bucks P-TA every conceivable question pens i fl- ing to school matters i'-'as taken up and discussed as lar as possible in the time allotted. Edward Smith gave a brief review of the birth of the new following up with problems arising in the first year. Edivari A. acted as' Honored Grand View Tops Drive With Total To Help Expense Directors of Grand View Hospital. Sellersvllle. report that the goal of moderator. On the in addition to Dr. uere Robert L. director of secondary MLEJ Ruth Kailor. director ot guid- Artliur T. director of admlnistrailve sen Luther K. superintendent of transpor- tation and director of audio-visual Robert M. teacher representative of the admin Instralive Lester C. president of Central Bucks Teacheri Edwin S. president ot the Central Bucks Joint School Board. Brief Report Made After Dr. Smith summed up tbe school's place In the world describing It as one ot each participant gave a brief report on responsibilities In the the problems facing how they are trying to solve them. Dr. Smith and tbe panel stressed tbe Importance of good citizenship In the dally routine of school giving moral and spiri- tual support so that students are good material tor a democratic world. Methods of touched upon by the win be the main topic for the February meet- ing. The question and answer period which followed tbe opening touched upon all aspects of school life from to trans- portation In bad weather to ctpline In the school and home. questions were answer- ed by individual panel members. Statiitica Llrted One question. we Afford This was not answered in so many words by Dr. but he gave three statistics which were an answer in themselves. Penn- to dM In the- campaign fund drive. set ai J35.0W. waa exceeded fev more than three thousand dollars as solic- itors collected a total of I3M13.SO to augment the institution's operat- ing fund. unconscious with lhe mbl side ofl M' Moyer- preildent of her face to'the that the 1 expressed thanks and ap- murdercr siood over her and flre-1 a single shot Into her head. Dr. said. The bullet entered be- hind her le'i ear. severed the and emerged from her temple eve. rom be rioted c today and Monday for flrsi in ai-smokc Gels In Yo-jr scries ot i-areni-tenclier confer- OrchcMra Me Y Xash. H. J. Noll. Fred Ple.jucuo James M. Vnto ihs prour.d Robert Robinson Forrest S. Karvey Sullwagon and Clljef county Detective Fred II. Kohler said the -3S caliber ased by Capps was of and according to Cappr he broucht with him John T- Wclsli. Club program Included Lord's p reel at Ion on behalf ot members for ihe -work by -volun- teers in helping to make the drive a The following is a list of contri- butions received from romlauni- ties serviced Dy the Bed minster township. Blooming Capt. CHARLES F. GELL Recipient of the 1953 John Jeff- ries Award for con- to advancement of through medical in New York City thli week. He it director of the Avii- tion Medical Acceleration at the U. S. Naval Air'De- velopment Johncville. NAC Names Head For Poultry Lab College Board Officers Elected Announcement made at the Sroup Backs Plan to Preserve Plans for More With Bucks county undergoing ts greatest expansion In people are moving into the not only to work In sew and but because they art finding Bucks county is a good place in which to lire. That's the opinion ot many new residents as well as the basis ot campaign being sponsored by Citizens' Council For Bucks Coun- .y Planning. Headed by Warren A. ot Brookslde New- town. Thousands of pamphlets hearing .he caption Have a County Daik Program For Bucks are being mailed out to inviting thoughts about planning Bucks county. Can See Problems of us who have been tor some ttme can readily see changes brought about by this un- precedented industrial eipantlon and can realize the problems which confront said Mr. Custer. The council makes numerous sug- gestion as to how to make county retain tbe character for which it Is famous and guarantee that Bucks county will always a place where new neighbors will want to live and bring up their chil- dren. way Is to be sure that wooded areas and other natural and historical fea- tures arc Custer fays. way Is to provide parlt and recreational areas so tliat annual meeting or the National cultural College yesterday ol the appointment of Dr. S. K. to head the nen regional poultry diagnostic labora tory at the college. This laboratory is the fitth re- gional laboratory set up under sponsorship ot tfle Department o Agriculture ot Jke Commonwealth tit Pennsj-lyfl Mere Ht-Efceted Chairman At the same teeeUng. Leon of was re-electee chairman of the board of college and James TVork. of Rush president of the for a five-year term. Other officers elected ranks cVp7uiLouls A- vice income In the U. S. today. In R- vice chair rent expenditure per pupil In our man of the ot state ranks 2titb and in or percentage of Income spent on the state ranks 40th in the nation. Added to this is the tact that Bucks county is one of the wealthiest counties in the state. In a short business meeting pre- sided over by Mrs. Robert McKin- stry. it was announced by Weils of ihe Booster that election of officers would be held at Monx'.ay night's meeting. A report on the card party Indicated It was a success. Protestant Bodies Will illes find relaxation in swim- mfng. hoattng. flstinf. picnicking and participation in sports. 2 Parka Set Aside areas can best be provid- ed by sharing the responsibility for them. The state has Washington Crossing State Park which is ot torical significance and some recreational facilities. Ralph Stover State Park is a lores l-st ream type of development These Turn To El mer S. Re in vice president David Sydney K- AUman Jr. assistant El sfe M. Belfleld. Edward assistant Theodore C. counsel. Re-Elected board whose terms expired and who were re-elec- ted for a three year Urm are Sydney K. AHman Jr.. David Burpee. Ed- win B. Elson. Rudolph Jl. Hirsch- Charles Kline. Mrs. Joseph Kratiakopf. Da-rid William Men. Matthew B. Rndofker and A. M. Dr. Sinha. head Board Members ot the Drove to Sober Autoist Tells Court Youth Accused of Public Indecency Ktnneth Talley. 30. 706 Sprlnf st. changed hli from Innocent to guilty during Quarter Sessions Court Trial yet- terdar. was branded by Judge nian G. Biester as being the first to ever come Into crimlntl court and testify that he a car to sober Pleading guilty lo open lewdtteai and public following advice of his J. Leslie Kit me diapticstic labora-jcoyne. ibe' defendant was than threeJHe conies from Depariment huadred PennsyKanla communi'deslVeterinair Science of the 11 Youth Week. he Moint extensive research OH underEO examlna- Had 5 or Beera sored Tho defendant who testified -__ ra 4 nA AJL designed lo lake place Vour and conventional report iijChrisiian by ihe i as announced yesterday. by a firl Individual conferences a and Wish 1 hour vni of each child will an opperi'nnily to learn ai first Korea where he served in pistol had not b-en tip liy a Iwy ami solos by Linn Kinnler Larry Fell. It Jhat Pic. late Islington. ill Perkasle. Movement. Send 1 is ih-e theme for the emphasis in yount people from church bodies will be with denominational youth Jan. 31. and endlns with Untcr-denominational j'onlh Sunday oa Jhcir children ar-s anniversary JTOCTess ar.d whfjiur.iionjs were i they have sjMrcial problems. ot Tylers- I port ami Sallord awl MJlIon Thc Carow wiH be ihe sources. WHJiam flrst mnriirr wc DMrtct At- Swine Stroll for Swill.. Goes to Jail if 'Pork' is Still Pigs CD Urges Study of Population Dispersal HARHlSBtRG Local of- ficials today by tit Stale CirH Council to jou w w. jiiai. This ijvc In ihivc years lor t w sadKnl-prt llTl1 5t be lo Ttirn jbuy poik vhips. In mo IVilliam H. 1VJ fvr. and R. Today's Intelligencer Hi f-ir of not tomt jo jail sre In Ihf .v. e farm L According to the Rev. Martin r of Youth for re 4 m i J Council of Christian Educa- has received his -M. S. 'Velerlnary Science and his U'eck provides an op- for a of Chrlstiaa y-ouih had five or six beers and four or Written About although Jsn'l Hehaswrlttenannmberofpubli-linc man. dcalM that he and salacious remark lo woman. the American did I don't wmwrtrer. I Association convention k MS ISrlftol to'J-nshlp patrolman Wllr Isani A. .layne and Richard S. Tem- pleton arrested the defendant NOT. afler three V-terlnarv Medicine from tif J'hiHppineji. e through their sirenjlhen and enrich the majorinp in Vet erln art- Science and CactsrJolncy. ftom ihe niversily of Wlfcor.sln. IV. sjnha is warred and -will re- in Washington Crossing Park Fame Heralded filed complaints. Witnesses for -a-ere Teresa 25 Sylvja Hrf. 33 Tarn laae. aad Dnloret fborae. fi3 all la s- Birch sertiwi Df LerJi- Plea Change wUnesseji Ftcd r J. Wn. jfrt JlrEwias. i Attorney Coun 'lay ITI him fif nil John- Roh- C. PA. Fair and continued Jn Pfelffcr -of an ncror sir atwek. don't belong lo the oorora cacti Jary Discharged Tlie jury. c H-Henfeld-r. William said 35 cone Jtwn Anne iUmilion. N she some ot the pkJures early ris Ropney Mot Nansy Radio Over Co. e At It 'Cla C. Smith Whjji the Tht Smith Family H. vho esitni him you Joo is ninr-ing ulld. He he have any 'Jio hafl 3n farm May Jamiarj-'plans still w3Ua local if John S. a TOT So he had a shin tracTtta 'TSarl saJd he had Jo liy h-tnys wMfn rant Judge BotiV pktcres WienJ Judje who was prop JIB tlioii Challenge 4 Starkhouse rclaled ___ ............________________ .._. vn ChrtstjnaVpp.T- H. Barrel Jawh to oa lfcf Ijonc. DoylMlown John E. fft rifil _ __. Mnwrs. cW- JOJlce Ttla-a-ar-O .apiMi d9M c iiaeat Jn Ttna-1 lOUln one of saM more a i million perfous Meihoilst church 10 the the C Rotitri tjnak- HD. aTid Join early j Ccun on his on road 33 A car operated iy Norman bat thai his mother did. like the Court to Roam Two Miles Away The at tSme ihat he Mat lajiily replaced of his toolts en fields'his fleslt hefore him. he wanied lie off tie farm. I to and stracl tele- mark SaiUrtt-'phone pole last night at Low's Cor- 'Vaow. I am Crosslajr. tbe More than 5 nattoaa are XT Sttunk as iwo miles sad over a waite's second judicial township. Bucks that conniy to SW-acre U They rnln tin chickens and 10 see for said the de- cat everythinc and Inp IA the neighbors. MM Tie rclaTert bw didn't in the machine-gnu TVilliam. rMortM tlrtrt art flwly 17 visit Last lit visited a According to Dcylfcstovn Slate hatch plant in connection irith Robert 17. Park more tiin l.OM persons sVxting on the durine the cold weather. 50 reser- vations lor Tariottt for a nuisance and would ntnui-f theirlpltal of face andiTlms said. dui and WM uninjured. policemen OTtMWMfl tt MW. Wit. TlWr Sonihampton township ft In the ho rojTipJalned the TKS was taken to Grand View Hos- Snpt. of Police and ihrec. Ixwer Borts polkemca lcomeJ as members. Join and Joint aad James T. McCal- Jamison. Treasnrer C. Clifford Doy- reported that I. BJisier severely a eral beera aftef wortlaR all a said Talley. annual Tabor Home Christinas par- ty con That does not Include of dollars worth of dona- and made by of for he and 1 JuJ TV STATION eral has approved ijgi Of tuUM tr   

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