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Bristol Bucks County Courier (Newspaper) - May 28, 1966, Bristol, Pennsylvania Parades throughout Are memorial observances set in l. Bucks lurks enu Utu cumin Delaware \ Alley s greatest Home newspaper vol. 56, no. 191 member Abc Bristol pa., saturday evening May 28, 1966 38 pages Price ten cents Haines Road Accident Bristol township Man 24, Kille it i As Auto hits tree a 24-year-old Bristol town drive near the Kenwood Courtland Beaver dam holds. Body want removed by . Ger Horne to the Hospital. Ship Man was killed Early this i apartments Levittown. Bristol township police said Ald Stemrich . Richard Bil morning when his car struck pronounced dead a few min the mishap occurred at 2 37. Son and members of the Levit utes after his arrival at Low when found. Greenhorne was5town a Fairless Hills rescuer Bucks county Hospital was lying Between two bucket seats squad. David Greenhorne of Venice in the front of the Auto. His the Rescue squad took Green a tree on Haines Road about 300 feet North of june Wood police Hunt car thieves a Burlington township ., woman was uninjured when the car she was driving was struck by a stolen car on route is near Bath Road. Bristol Boroi a. Last night shortly before Midnight. The Driver and a passenger in the stolen car both described As male negroes about 20 years old jumped out of the car and fled on foot immediately after the Accident. The woman. Edna Howe of 189 w Federal ave., told Borough police that she was stopped attempting to make a left turn onto Bath Road when the Accident occurred. Police traced the car to Celeste Tamblyn of 387 Stonybrook drive i Levittown an employee of of Boyless restaurant on route 13, who was working when the Accident occurred. It was police who notified her that the car had been stolen. She said she parked it on of Boyle s parking lot when she arrived for work at about 5 . Yesterday., from where it was taken. His parents. Or. And mrs. Greenhorne identified the body. Further details on his survivors were not available. One Bristol township police toy for in Tiv Pste Good officer recalled that Green-1 Home had applied for a Job with the police department about a year ago but his application was turned Down. The Accident brings the total number of Bucks county Highway fatalities this year to 24. Memorial observances Over the three Day weekend have been scheduled by veterans organizations throughout lower Bucks county. Some groups will hold parades and services tomorrow while others will hold them on monday. Wreaths and flags have already been placed on the Graves of Many who died for their country. Many More will be placed on veterans Graves tomorrow and monday. The Long weekend also has another significance. For Many it is the unofficial beginning of summer and vacation time. Shore Points and the mountains will attract Many residents of Bucks while others will be Content with the luxury of another Day to rest before returning to work. Heavy traffic has been predicted for the Long weekend by Highway officials and they have urged motorists to be extremely cautious. Public transportation is likewise exp eed to be heavily used by people seeking to get away for several Days. Area swimming pools have opened among those opening today were the Levittown Public recreation associations country club and Pinewood pools. Bucks county is noted for its abundance of recreation and picnic areas and they will receive a lot of use Over the Long weekend. Many of those who do not stray from their Back Yards will find relaxation by standing Over a Barbecue Grill. Those who remain at Home will have la parades to attend in different areas of lower Bucks. Areas having their own memorial Day parades Are Tullytown Borough Falls township Bensalem township Penndel and Hulmeville boroughs Morrisville Borough Yardley Borough Levittown Bristol Borough Newtown Borough Southampton town continued on pages col. I minimum height of 6 stories he Usa tem Rives of to High Rise apts. By Ron Avery courier time staff writer in a a i a Ondric ordinance which Jar Suhs Belliti i mils High a Rise apartments in a toy for John John arrived at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis port masts., today from Colt neck . This world War ii Vintage plane refurbished to look like an army spotter plane was a gift of Kurt Wagner and was towed from . To Hyannis port today to be toy for late presidents son. Juk Home is in background. Up telephoto Bensalem township was passed last night by the township sup i Ervi sors. The supervisors unanimous sly voted to create commercial h zoning for High Rise apartment prior to last night there was no zoning ordinance for this Type of building. The minimum height for structures under commercial h zoning will i be six stories with no Maxi i mum height set. The new ordinance paves the i Way for two proposed High Rise i apartment buildings. Plans of Korman development co. Call for 1.440 units in both Garen Type and luxury High Rise for i Salem Harbor in Andalusia. And a 224-unit High Rise project at i state Road and Tennis ave. Has i also been proposed. Evening Castro puts military civilians Oil state i la Alert re Tor go i Prmt timid . Hey. Up there a take it easy will you give us a break. Rain is rain and we needed it. But memorial Day is memorial Day too. They re March ing tomorrow and monday and a bit of Sunshine would help. Havana up Premier Fidel Castro ordered the cuban military and civilians on a a state of alerts Friday night in response to what he said were a thousands of provocations by . Marines at the Guantanamo naval base. Castro gave the order in a ounces a Border clash Between radio broadcast after issuing . And cuban soldiers Mon two bitter anti american com Day and called . Military Mur ques in which he Den-1 chiefs Lituch blur line it Toni time was when we went to the cemetery on memorial Day. Now we watch the parades and worry about traffic. Law suit threatened i new Bridge and talking about traffic a take it easy this weekend will you you want to be around to watch the Phillies in the world series done to you somebody found a sure Way to slow Down the cars on the Levittown Parkway Early this morning. With elephants. Real. Live elephants in town for a circus. They were hiking up the Parkway and they got tired and just curled up on the pavement for a rest. And no wisecracks please iut mistaking them for Volks ens because both have inks in the front. This is the time of the year when your wife figures out How much you can spend on your vacation while you re figuring out How much you can borrow. A joint account has nothing to do with the neighbourhood taproom. Go to Church this weekend. And say a prayer for those we re honouring a those who have died in the service of their country and ours. The Delaware River joint toll Bridge commission is expected to go to court to get permission to build a modern new Bridge connecting Bucks and Burlington . Counties. The commission yesterday unanimously voted to hire a lawyer to file suit in Federal court against the army corps of engineers for failing to Issue i building permits for the proposed Span. One reason the army Engin jeers have failed to Issue Hie permits is because they were asked not to by the . Department of Commerce a Bureau of Federal roads. The Bureau s chief administrator. Rex. M. Whitton attended yesterdays commission meeting to explain the Federal governments position. Essentially a commission spokesman explained the Federal government is not opposed to the Bridge but the fact that tolls will be collected on it. The Federal government wants a toll free Bridge built the spokesman added. The army engineers play Only a technical role in the hassle according to commission sources. Their concern is with the fact that the Bridge will Span navigable Waters. Commission members said they feel they re on solid Legal ground. In 1951 new Jersey and Pennsylvania agreed to set up the commission to regulate Bridge building along to Miles of the Delaware River and the pact was ratified by Congress. One commission spokesman said the Case if taken through the courts will determine whether the pact is binding or the legislation that established the Bureau of roads supersedes the continued on Page 3, col. 5 denies statement hotel mgr. Says misquoted on turning away veterans Chicago up a a former i accused of turning wounded Viet Nam War veterans away from the Conrad Hilton hotel because they would a depress other customers said Friday he was misquoted. Porter p. Harris manager of the Chicago Hilton made his statement a he refused to say it was an apology a after veterans groups had threatened to Boycott Hilton hotels. A i would not do anything to Hurt veterans a a Parris said. A i did not say other patrons of the hotel would be depressed if the servicemen attended the show. In be done everything possible to alleviate the situation. In a sorry it happened the Hilton so a swinging new musical ice revue in the Boulevard room was to have been the High Point of a night on the town for nearly too gis recuperating from Viet Nam wounds at the great lakes naval Hospital. Break Monotony Ralph Shields Fremont township assessor and Mundelein 111. Mayor Richard m Foss had decided such a trip would continued on Page 3, col. I the first communique attacked a statement by the Pentagon Friday which said six armed cuban soldiers penetrated the naval base monday and exchanged gunfire with . Marines on guard. In the second he rejected a protest Over the incident which Secretary of state Dean Rusk said was made to Cuba. He warned Rusk not to bother sending the protest because a the cuban government will not receive the Swiss ambassador to receive Rusk told a news conference Friday that the United states i was forwarding its protest to Castro through the Swiss and i communist czechoslovakian embassies in Havana the usual 1 route for diplomatic messages. The incident monday the Lith of its kind reported since i Castro seized Power in Cuba occurred about 48 hours after a i single cuban who climbed Over a Fence around the a git Mon base was shot and wounded. The cuban government said later the Man had died and there was speculation that mondays invaders were seeking to avenge the death. But none of the marines was hit by i gunfire and the cubans fled. I apparently unharmed. Castro said the Pentagon account of the incident was a was lying As it is false in the same Way As their version of the murder of the cuban a we can assert categorically i that no such incident or any i other like it or of any Type was Iever provoked before a nor now by any cuban Soldier who guards that territory a Castro i said. The special meeting of the us the apartment would have to per visors was also to pass on amendments to commercial d zoning which would regulate size and parking facilities in Garden Type apartments. However Board chairman William Mullin said the supervisors want. Cd More time to study the proposed changes and that a hear be too feet from the Street and surrounding buildings. The recreation space was tripled from the original proposal and store size in the apartments was limited. When the meeting was Over one resident said that he had moved from Philadelphia to ing would be held june 21 on i Bensalem to get away from the this matter. City a but it looks like the City a Small turn out of about Job a Quot Tot a up Horn Quot citizens showed up for the hear ing last night. Joseph enable Bensalem township publicity director was the first citizen to speak on the proposed High Rise zoning. Knable said the zoning would be the Best thing to happen to the township during his life time. Cong starts offensive asks delay Saigon up two Viet Cong battalions hit an Ameri however other citizens were can. Vietnamese special forces s0 enthusiastic As Knable. Camp West 0f Saigon with Hale Pratt a Doylestown mortar and rec Ouless Rifle fire lawyer urged that me new son. Friday no it it in of of the my ordinance be delayed Unlue heaviest attacks in that area a comprehensive zoning plan is during recent Days adopted. Curtis Dewey repel Hunting the Pennsylvania his this attack and one mounted topic society agreed with Pratt by Viet c Ong guerrillas Dewey said that the water against a South vietnamese front in Bensalem township Hadj battalion 88 Miles Southwest of the most historical value of any say ont thursday indicated that area along the Delaware be it of musts May have tween Philadelphia and Tren a run a thir annual a a Monsoon ton. He urged that historical landmarks be considered in Ere. Earlier . Military spokes rating zoning changes. Men reported that . Air the problem of providing firer or e and Navy pilots braved Protection for residents of High near a impossible flying weath Rise apartments was brought for t0 pm Bud communist Supply up by Barney Hughes a Mem pin its in no rth an l South Viet Ber of the local Volunteer fire Nam. Company. Chairman Mullin As . Military sources said sure him that sprinkler sys a today the guerrillas inflicted terns would be required by Law moderate casualties on the in any apartments of this Type. South vietnamese special for Mullin said that the Board had compan it in Dong Boa Camp located about 25 Miles West of Saigon and to Miles least of the cambodian Border. Been doing a lot of thinking about the new ordinance and that a number of changes were i made to it since its first pro but casualties to a reinforced postal. Detachment of american Green solicitor. Stanley Nelson detailed the changes that the us berets who shared the Camp with the vietnamese were per visors had made. Nelson in Nown said that Only 50 units per acre the sources said the guerrilla would be permitted instead of battalions emerged from the the originally proposed too surrounding Rice paddies in units. He also said that 100-feet rare strength and began would by the Buffer zone around shelling the Camp with mortars any High Rise that was built and 57 my recoilless rifles. La Ark study9 Viny today Magazine Page has features on people learning working and having fun. Its serious business for them All. You la find their interesting stories on Page 22. Index Church. Lull classified. 14-19 comics. 28, 21 editorials. 8 editorial features. 7 Jacoby. 14 Junior reporter. 20 obituaries. 14 Magazine. 22 movies. 4 sports. 12, 13 to schedule. 21 women a news. 8, 9 Day classified i 3-1060 night classified w1-8-4806

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