Bucks County Courier Times, April 30, 1971

Bucks County Courier Times

April 30, 1971

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Bucks County Courier Times (Newspaper) - April 30, 1971, Levittown, Pennsylvania t Earl Wilson's Column Page 29 L. Makefield Morrisville Yardley Page 17 VOL No. 103 Sewmg Bucks Counfy From Pa 19O5S FRIDAY APRIL c 44 PAGES PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS To cost week Security force hired by Twp. schools Six teachers may be fired ByMIKERENSHAW Courier Times Staff Writer Six teachers at Woodrow Wilson High who last week refused to teach a stu- dent who they say threatened a may be fired. The student. Lloyd Blanton. 18. a senior at the school will attend after hours classes rather than regular it was decided in a closed session of the board last night. This information was revealed this morning by a member of the Bristol Township school board who asked not to be identified. The informed source said David Lloyd president of the Bristol Township school told board members in a closed session after last night's monthly that they would meet on Monday evening to discuss rid of the teachers involved in the Blanton The board member told this reporter the reason for the delay in reaching a decision in the Blanton case was because of a deadlock on the board due to one member's abstention. Five Hour Session The school board reheard the Blanton case on Tuesday evening. The session began at p.m. and lasted until a.m. Wednesday. Blanton had allegedly threatened to assault a teacher. At that the informed source four board members were in favor of returning Blanton to regular classes while four other members decided to send the 18-year-old to the special afternoon classes which are held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily. The deadlock was broken late last night and it was decided to send Blanton to after-hours classes but not until one board member called the youth's parents to if it was al- the informed source reported. on Page Col. -M VooNdTEvemng Gad. it's Kentucky Derby time tomorrow. There has been less news this year than ever before. It could be the race is losing its national importance. It might not be as earth shattering to the na- tion but to the winning horse and owner it means about Those disturbances at Woodrow Wilson High School are now really going to hurt. The school board has voted to hire security guards at a cost of about S2.000 a week. Until now the Bristol Township police have been guarding the hallways. That costs also. When the increased millage or curtailed serv- ices are instituted then the taxpayers will know it's because some parents can't control their offspring. Unfortunately the great majority which hasn't participated in the trouble will suffer also. This week's demonstrators in Washington are giving the word a bad name. Most are revo- lutionaries who are more interested in chang- ing the government than its policies. the computer here is back working we think. It took plenty of skill yesterday to figure out ways to circumvent it and publish a newspaper. One Idbk at that maze of millions of wires and I knew my great mechanical skill wasn't needed. Kids today know what they want to be when they grow up supported. There's nothing difficult about dating for- eign if you speak French or Italian and spend American. Woman at perfume do you have that will compete with three hours of baseball on MIKE RENSHAW Courier Times Staff Writer Security guards will be sta- tioned in Woodrow Wilson and Delhaas High Schools on Monday. They will cost the taxpayers about S2.000aweek. That decision was reached last night in a 6-3 vote at the Bristol Township school board meeting. School board members Adrian George Carter and Alex Phinn voted against the hiring of uniformed security forces. According to David Lloyd HI. president of the eight guards will be stationed at both high schools and their total sala- ries will be a week. Only Temporary Lloyd said that these guards are only temporary employees and will be removed from the school as soon as the situation warrants it. Presently Bristol Township po- lice continue to guard the schools though their numbers have been greatly reduced over the past week. Due to racial violence in Wilson Lois action was deemed necessary by the school board. Carter criticized the hiring of uniformed security. are not solving the problem through this we are simply hiring someone to guard the Board member Joseph Szafran- ski the presence of a guard stops someone from get- ting killed they are worth the The guards are being hired from the Atlantic Security Sys- tems. The firm is located in Corn- wells Heights on Street Road. A spokesman for the firm said this morning that of the 16 hired three will be women. One super- visor will also be working in the schools. There will be no dogs used. The Daly quits post as Wilson principal ByMIKERENSHAW Courier Times Staff Writer Frank V. Daly has resigned as principal of Woodrow Wilson High School. who has been principal of the racially-tense Bristol Town- ship school since handed his written resignation to the superin- tendent of schools at yester- day afternoon. The resignation will be effective on August 15. The school board unanimously BCCC hit protest by Students at Bucks County Community College yesterday staged a sit-down in the Student Union Building in protest against Air Force and Navy representa- tives who were on the campus to provide information on officer recruitment programs. A college spokesman said the protesters numbered about but students claimed that 75 stu- dents were involved. The students sat on the floor surrounding two tables where the servicemen were block- ing other students from access to the tables. A college spokesman said no formal speeches were made and no signs but that the protesters kept up a sporadic described as obscene. The sit-down began shortly before noon and lasted about two hours. When the demonstration the students were told they were violating campus regu- lations by interfering with normal activities on the campus. They arranged themselves into two lines of sitting through which anyone who wished to talk with the service representatives on Page Col. accepted the resignation at last night's public meeting. In his letter of resignation. Daly said that he had been offered several positions and that he was resigning to accept one of them. Daly did not specify which posi- tion he was accepting. Interview in Greece Three weeks ago. however. Daly traveled to for an interview at the American Community School there. Sources close to Daly say that he was ac- cepted for that position and will probably take it. Prior to taking the top job at the 38-year-old educator acted as assistant principal at the school for two years. Daly came to Bristol Township from the Wilmington. DeL. school system where he was a social studies teacher. He is a 1950 graduate of Radnor High School and a 1958 graduate of Colorado College where he received his bachelor's degree in political science. In 1963 he received his master's degree from Temple University in Philadelphia. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps following his graduation from high school He presently resides in N.J. with his wife. and their three children. was made a along with Dr. Knute former superintendent of schools by an- gry black who in Octo- on Page Col. Tax Confused by the new state income Join the crowd. Then torn to the story on page 10 for an explanation. guards will night-sticks but no weapons. They will be dutied with patrol- ing designated areas of the school They will be charged with break- ing up checking hall checking parking lots and bathrooms. Outside the meeting members of a parents were passing out mimeographed forms of a letter which they sub- mitted to the school board two weeks ago. The letter calls for the school board to take action in nine areas of school safety to aid in relieving Woodrow Wilson High School of its present problem. The Qrst point calls for security forces which the board hired. The second point asks for the imple- mentation of student identifica- tion cards. Lloyd said I.D. cards would be issued to students in September. The parents are asking that a second administration office be built at Wilson. Lloyd said that did not seem possible at this time. The letter calls for the policies in the student handbook be en- forced and asks there be a reform in the roll call and attendance procedures. Lloyd said that the roll and class cutting is being watched more closely. The parents ask that study halls on Page 34. Col. BOILER FIRE Firemen from three Bensalem Township fire companies examine the damage of a fire yesterday afternoon in a boiler at the Eppin- ger and Russell Co. on Street Road in Cornwells Heights. Officials said that oil which heated the boil- er apparently ignited and caused the fire. Units from Eddington and Union Fire Companies responded to the p.m. alarm. Won't be intimidated Nixon is firm on Indochina policy WASHINGTON -Pres- ident Nixon said Thursday night he would not be by antiwar demonstrators in Washington but would stick to his policy of attempting to win a lasting peace in Indochina. In a televised news confer- the President said a more rapid withdrawal from Vietnam advocated by his critics would lead to a dangerous situation in the Pacific and would increase the dangers of war in the He said demonstrators who break the law will be prosecuted. Nixon also bid to further improve American relations with Communist saying hope and I expect to visit mainland China at tome time in my in some He said he would in a matter of weeks announce a list of nonstrategic goods the United States would be willing to trade with but he cautioned it was to speculate about whether the United States would support Peking's entry into the United Nations. He said he had not made a decision on this would just summarize it this Nixon said of the improvement of contact1 be- tween ihe United States and China illustrated by the recent visit of a U.S. table tennis team Police asking raise Popular Tullytown figure John Lucisano dies at 51 John Lucisano. 51. a prominent Tullytown businessman and poht- died early this morn- ing at the University of 'Pennsyl- vania Hospital in Philadelphia. A lifelong resident of Tully- he lived with his wife. Mrs. Jane Lucisano. at 33 Silver Birch Levittown. The former member of the borough council was educated at Tullytown Elementary School and Fallsington High School. He was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force in World War H. After the he went into the cinder block business with his four Frank and Lucisano grew to include cinder block contract- and an industrial park on Road in Tullytown. A serious heart attack in 1965 left him bedridden in Lower Bucks Hospital for weeks but he recovered and returned to averyactivejife. He was a member of the Levit- town Exchange the Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce and other area organizations. A he was active and powerful in Lower Bucks politics. National Spotfight A member of a prominent local Luciano's wit and man- ner won friends easily at one earned him a brief second in the national spotlight. In Lucisano and his wife threw a lavish bon voyage party in New York before leaving on a Caribbean cruise. He Bristol Township police are asking fot a per man pay increase for 1972. Negotiations for next year's pay contract began last night between the township and the police. Police are requesting a provi- sion be added to the existing in- surance plan permitting retire- ment at any at full due to a service connected disability. Half-pay would be paid for re- tirement due to a non-service connected disability. The officers are requesting the retirement plan be altered to permit retirement at any age af- ter 20 years of service. That re- tirement would be at half pay. Police are calling also for a work Time-and-a-half for over- time in excess of 8 hours a day and the sixth day of the week and double paid for the seventh work day in a is also re- quested. In addition to the existing in- surance plan a provision is being sought to pay hospitalization ben- efits to a retiring police officer from the date of retirement until the policeman qualifies for Medi- care. Sick leave benefits are also out- lined in the police' initial request. The officers are asking that the 18 days per year sick leave may be accumulated and paid at retire- ment or when an officer leaves to the mainland. we've done is broken the ice. Now we have to test the water to see how keep it When he said he would like to travel to Nixon he was only to a an Referring to antiway demon- strations in Washington for al- most two Nixon said he wanted to correct an impression from television accounts that is somewhat in a state of Congress is not intimat- Nixon said. President is not intimidated. This government is going to go for- But he said he did want to leave the impression that those who came to demonstrate were not listened to Nixon repeated that he would not set a definite date for the withdrawal of all American forces from South Vietnam. He said it would have the effect of saying to the North Vietna- regardless of what you The selling of a definite would destroy any incentive the other side might have to negotiate and would destroy the American bargain- ing position of prisoners of war. UAW chief to join Strick line Leonard interna- tional president of the United Auto Workers was ex- pected to join the striking work- ers at the Strick Trailer Co. this afternoon. About 600 workers at the plant on Route Falls have been on strike since early Janu- when their three-year con- tract ended with no new agree- ment They will meet at 1 p.m. Sun- day at the Hugh Carcella Hall on Trenton Fairless to consider a proposal to end their 103-day-old strike. it was reported yes- terday that the executive commit- tee and negotiating committee of the striking UAW Local 1354 rec- ommend the membership turn down the offer. LUCISANO passed himself off to a New York on Opge Col. the department for any Reason Artist series On Page 25 you'll find out what if s like to be a New Hope artist. It's part of Constance Sands' series on Bucks County INDEX Amusements...............26-29 Birthdays.........................43 Braiding.....................18-21 Business..........................14 Classified....................34-42 Comics............................43 Editorials.........................6 Investor...........................14 Jacoby.............................43 Menus.............................27 Night Lights.....................28 Obituaries........................16 Real Estate......................33 Sports.........................30-32 TV Schedule....................22 Wilson............................. 29 Women's Morrisville.......................17 Day Classified Night Gassified 943-1000 946-4600 TV 22 ;