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Bristol Daily Courier (Newspaper) - June 13, 1964, Bristol, Pennsylvania
Pm a i Scranton Quot a decision greeted with mixed reactions \ governor Scranton a announcement that he intends to seek the gop presidential non nation got mixed reactions yesterday from a number of prominent Bucks county republicans the Pennsylvania governors announcement that he would oppose senator Barry Goldwater was hailed by congressman Willard s. Curtin gop chairman Myron w. Harris and state senator Marvin v. Keller a Delegate to the National convention. A number of others however Felt that it was a matter of a too Little too Curtin a delighted Quot Here Are the comments of several republicans representative Curtin said he was a a delighted with Scranton s announcement and will a look Forward to the developments Between now and the convention and at the convention Curtin said he Felt that a of All the prospects Scranton is the one who will be Able to assemble All those who done to completely a glee with or. Guide aters Harris a i think it s wonderful that he has thrown his hat into the ring to give the people a Choice. He a a Good moderate and Many Goldwater people could follow him Vii hour any trouble at full Accord Keller �?o1 am in full Accord with his announcement. I am sure All Pennsylvania delegates from Pennsylvania will Back Keller said that he had received mail from Many Penn Sylvania asking him to urge Scranton to run the senator continued on Page 3, col. 8 Complete to listings Mutai Satin Emmr Delaware valleys greatest Home newspaper weather considerable cloudiness with occasional showers today High in the 80�?Ts, Low in the 6ft�?Ts. Tomorrow fair and pleasant High in the 80�?Ts. Vol. 54, no. 207 member Abc Bristol pa., saturday evening june 13, 1964 38 pages Price ten cents says sewer costs too Hig Middletown Kos interceptor line by Jim Ruark courier times staff writer the Bucks county water and sewer authority a Hopes for a Nesh Aminy sewer interceptor line in 1966 fell through last night As the Middletown township Board of supervisors refused to commit any customers to the project for an indefinite period of time. Robert c. Ruehl jr., chairman of the authority said that because Middletown with a potential 990 customers will not go along with the plan the construction Date for the sewer line has been a indefinitely indefinite Date this turn of events came about when the Middletown Board after a two hour discussion with residents and a 10-minute executive session said it had not reached a decision on the project and moved to table the matter to an indefinite Date. The decision which the county authority had asked for was a commitment of a certain number of customers to tie in in the next three or four years. The authority had been pushing for a Quick decision by the Board in order to have the sewer line available to the Nesh Aminy school District sometime in 1966. The school District has until monday to decide How it will provide sewers for the expanding senior High school near Langhorne and a new Junior Good look for some fireworks Between now and the Middle of july. Some of it of course to celebrate the fourth. But most of it from a Guy named Scranton. When William w. Scranton goes out after anything he goes All the Way. There a Only four weeks Between now and the convention he has a lot of running to do. And hell do it. The governor has one big asset so far Little publicized. The Gal who la be at his Side during his campaigning. Mary Chamberlain Scranton is quite a Gal too. She can ski. She can Pilot her own plane and As you know if you be been watching the news photos she can Trot a mean polka. Summer time Means swimming time. The Lara opens All its pools today for week around action. If you re not members Levitt owners get in the swim. Its also drowning time too As yesterdays tragedy on the Nesh Aminy showed. So lets be careful. Stay away from unguarded swimming spots. Take a buddy with you done to swim alone. Done to overestimate your abilities done to stretch your prowess to the limit. The Yankees Are making their move and we can forget about a race in the american league from now on. It happen to a nicer Guy and a greater Ball player than their new manager Yogi Berra. But what happened to the Phillies last night its about time to get that team on the go. High school to be built in upper Middletown. Other Means without a guarantee that the interceptor will be available the District will have to look for other Means which school officials say will be More costly. The possible alternatives Are a tie in with Penndel Borough sewers or permanent treatment plants at the school Sites. By Middletown a failure to commit itself the county authority stands to lose $570,000 in Federal Aid for the $5 million program. Another result is that the authority May not get commitments from other municipalities for 2,300 customers which is said to be the minimum number for making the project economically feasible. Tho Nesh Aminy school District had promised $290,000 for the project and the Bucks county commissioners had offered a subsidy of $180,000 for the first 10 years. A keep trying Ruehl said that with the commissioners and so Many others behind the project the authority would a keep he said he considered the residents who turned out last night to protest the sewer line a Small percentage of the potential customers and said that possibly those who weren to there to speak Are willing to tie in. About 45 residents from the Langhorne Terrace and Parkland sections which Wero proposed for the project came to the supervisors meeting to protest the Cost of tie ins. Feasibility studies had placed the costs at $8 per foot assessment and about $88 for yearly rentals. At the outset of the discussion James l. Wright jr., supervisor chairman said t h e Board had a mixed feelings a seeing both a need for the interceptor a a and costs which Are too High for the he pointed out that if More Federal funds were available the Cost could be reduced to $6 per foot and about $60-65 yearly. But no More Public works funds Are appropriated now he said. Supervisor James l. Cahill said he Felt that it would be a mistake for the township to commit its residents without a guarantee of lower costs. He was applauded by the residents. The authority based its Appeal partly on the danger of increasing Stream pollution if a series of treatment plants Are built by individual municipalities along Nesh Aminy Creek. The problem a transcends the township be continued on Page 3, col. 4 Jont Ractor w withdraws bomb threat delays sewer bids meeting seek support for Scranton candidacy gop legislate is plan 49-state drive Harrisburg up a Republican members of the Pennsylvania legislature plan a drive to harness support of lawmakers in 49 other states for the presidential candidacy of gov. William w. Scranton. Four state assemblymen disclosed the Campaign Friday after meeting in Gettysburg with former president Dwight d. Eisenhower and failing to enlist him in the Scranton Camp. Rep. Alvin c. Bush Muncy Lycoming county spokesman for the group said it was now developing plans to a Contact state House members in other states in an attempt to get them to use their influence on behalf of Bill Bush said his organization would stress to the legislators in other states that Quot we feel their futures Are equally at repeated emphasis the statement was in reference to their repeated emphasis at the meeting with Eisenhower that a ticket headed by . Sen. Barry Goldwater continued on Page 3, col. 4 gov. William Scranton raises his hand with an a a oks sign As he departs from Baltimore after announcing he will run for the Republican presidential nomination. Up telephoto youth drowns in Bensalem end of Sci tool Outing ends in death there Are two types of sweater girls. One Type knits Mem the other Type fits Mem. And by the time we re Able to afford to lose a few Golf balls we re too old to hit one far enough to lose it. Tomorrow is sunday. Go to Church. By Larry Incollingo courier times staff writer death concluded an end of school Outing for three youths and four girls yesterday when one of the youths drowned in a Buckingham Tot drowns eighteen month old Brian Weiss son of Bucks county assistant Public defender Stephen Weiss drowned yesterday afternoon despite desperate efforts of a neighbor and a Rescue squad to revive him. The child had momentarily wandered out of his mothers sight and disappeared into a Pond at the Home of his parents on lower Mountain Road in Buckingham township according to or. Thomas Richie Deputy county Coroner. Accidental drowning the child had been recovered from the water and was being Given Mouth to Mouth resuscitation by an unidentified neighbor when the Central Bucks ambulance and Rescue unit arrived at the scene. When the Mouth to Mouth attempts failed rescuers applied artificial respiration and oxygen before reverting Back to Mouth to Mouth methods All without Success. Listed As an accidental drowning by or. Richie the drowning was the first fatal aquatic mishap of the summer season in Central Bucks county. Stephen Weiss is democratic candidate for first District Assembly in november. Nesh Aminy Creek about Yards above Hulmeville Park. Paul Stakelbeck 19, of 1008 e. Tioga st., Philadelphia was pronounced dead on arrival at lower Bucks Hospital after being taken there by the lower Bucks Rescue squad. Yesterday was the last Day of school for the four girls. They had received their report cards shortly before ii . And were dismissed for the summer vacation period. The Outing was their first vacation activity. Royice account state police of the Trevose Barracks gave the following account of the tragedy. Stakelbeck and his companions had gone to the Bensalem township Shore of the Creek to a Point across from the Penndel sewage disposal Plant. Police were told that Stakel 1,000 j Beck was attempting to swim across the Creek when he suddenly called for help. The girls and the two youths were not in the water at the time. However one of the girls reported that the two youths went to Stakelbeck Aid. He was Only a Short distance from the opposite Bank the girl said. Called for Aid one of the youths became exhausted and turned Back to Shore and ran to a Point across ilium the lifeguard Sian on Ai Hulmeville Park and called for help. Meanwhile the girl reported Stakelbeck had disappeared beneath the surface before the other youth could reach him. The youth dived for him and said later that he thought he had Stakelbeck a hand but it slipped from his grasp. By this time he too had become exhausted and swam for the nearest Bank of the Creek which was opposite the Bensalem township Side of the Creek. Oxygen tank Seymour Shore operator of the Park sent in an alarm to the inter state Marine association and then proceed by boat to the scene of the mishap equipped with at tank of oxygen. Shore said that he had looked at Hie a Iotch Tuv Fin hrs Hoar i of the tragedy and it was 2 25 . The Call for Rescue equipment was received by the inter state Marine association at 2 48. In silence As the Creek was being dragged for Stakelbeck a body his companions watched in stunned silence from the Creek continued on Page 3, col. 4 i i i Mary Scranton 4j think j i he did the right things Harrisburg a. Up a by any standards Mary Chamberlin Scranton is a Good sport. Born and raised in wealth and a socialite before she Ever met the Pennsylvania governor. She could Well have led a Gay Carefree life. In fact having a husband who is a multimillionaire certainly has enabled her to live Well. But when William w. Scranton wanted to run for Congress she sail when he wanted to run for governor she said �?o1$ will mean a lot of work and you will be away from the children so much but if that a what you want its All right with Friday when she sat in the Ualifi we of it by Timoi e i Ulel and heard her husband say �?o1 come Here to announce i am a candidate for the presidency of the United states a she smiled and applauded with the crowd. Did right thing later she said a i think he did the her attitude was not Surpris ing but merely in conflict with her Frank statements of the past when she said she hoped we would no to be a candidate. She want reminded of an interview she gave More Lilian a year ago when her husband first became governor. She was asked then if she had Ever considered being the wife of a president. A Good heavens no a she exclaimed adding that she had the utmost sympathy for then first lady mrs. John f. Ken continued on Page 3, col. 5 by Charles Mcgirk courier times staff writer a telephoned bomb threat last night delayed the meeting of the Bensalem township water and sew v authority As bids for sewer line construction in the Andalusia and Cornwells Heights Eddington sections of the municipality were being opened. This followed within 24 hours the dynamite no of equipment owned by a contractor completing a sewer project in the Concord Park Section. In All six pieces of heavy excavating and grading equipment were either totally or partially destroyed by the blasters who were reportedly seen speeding away from the Imirea near Street Road and old Lincoln Highway where the trucks graders and loaders were parked on thursday night. Bid withdrawn when the meeting resumed and the bids were opened it was disclosed that the contractor whose equipment had been dynamited had withdrawn his bid. 5 others withdraw Anthony Marques president of the Lisbon construction co. Of Dresher a. Said he was advised to do so by his bonding company and insurance Carrier. At the same time Marques told authority chairman William Yoast that at least five other prospective bidders had called him and said they too were withdrawing. Phone Call last nights threat was phoned in to Bensalem township police Headquarters located on t h e ground floor of the townships municipal building on Hulmeville Road. The authority was holding its Public meeting on the second floor in the auditorium. It was repeated later in a second Call. According to police chief Riempp the caller said a we warned you about last night. If a company gets the bid better Clear the the second Call received at 8 25 said a we warned you that if either a or a companies get the bid. You a better Clear the place extra police no one left the meeting because i the threats uni Laier on when the apparent Low bidders were announced most of those interested in that phase of the meeting left. Extra police Protection was provided. The apparent Low bidder on the sewer line construction in Andalusia was the Somerset Valley construction co. Of Glen Brook n. J. While the Ernest Renda co., also of Glenbrook was apparent Low bidder on the project in Cornwells Heights and Eddington. The formal awarding of contracts is expected within two weeks. Work is scheduled to Start on the projects 30 Days after the contracts Are awarded. Fear delays authority members Frank Turner and Robert Wagner sex Ley forge general Hospital late pressed the fear that incidents j yesterday morning but would such As the threats and the a make no i closures. They blasting of equipment might de checked the undamaged equip Lay Long needed sewer line con 1tt it a Mae be stain no explosives were planted on them struck on m the municipality. I and took photographs. A we Are already behind sched i _ ule a they said pointing out that Public health authorities in the county Are prodding the authority. Yoast said that specifications were originally secured by 14 prospective bidders and that Only eight submitted bids. he said a were apparently scared off by last nights conducting probe Riempp is conducting the investigation of the dynamite no assisted by sgt. Michael Wargo of the Pennsylvania state police. It is understood that possible leads Are being sought in similar blasting last december and again in january on a sewer project in Edgely. The report of a second army explosives disposal unit is also being awaited. The two Man unit was sent to the scene from Val they re still for Dick Nixon Bucks count ians for Nixon today stated that they will continue to support former vice president Richard m. Nixon for the Republican presidential nomination despite gov. William Scranton a Entrance in the race. A your committee is not a Stop Goldwater group but a pro Nixon organization. Scranton s candidacy does not change our firm belief that or. Nixon is president in either party a a spokesman for the group said. De Sprague acting chairman is presently on a political plea sure trip to Maine where he is urging the formation of a Nixon committee. He lives at 72 Elm Lane Levittown. Per Orins before 400 Wilson stage band swings out at fair Woodrow Wilson High schools award winning stage band put on another of its scintillating jazz performances yesterday a this time at the new York worlds fair. The talented musicians winners of the a bands of tomorrow contest the past three years were one of five bands taking part in an All Pennsylvania jazz festival at the Tripar Illo band Pavilion. The Wilson band directed by John Mack played eight modern jazz arrangements during its half hour concert. The num. Bers included a a Copley a Folly a a a aphrodisia a a the opener a a pork pie a a walk softly a a a Topsie and a two 400 hear concert an estimated 400 persons sat in the Pavilion during the con vow v a a a a u4-Jw Vul wu1iud from Pottstown High school Bishop Kenrick of Norristown Springfield High of Delaware county and Cheltenham High of Wyncott. The Wilson band left by bus yesterday morning and arrived at the fair around 11 . Before and after the concert the Young musicians took in the sights of the fair before returning Home. A too Short a time Larry Hilder trombonist probably sized up the bands thoughts on the fair when he remarked a it was wonderful but there was just too much to see in such a Short Larry and several of the other Wilson musicians ate dinner at the House of Japan. Members of the Wilson stage band who played at the fair yesterday included saxophone Jim Zelonis Janet Strauss Chuck Weider Dave Woollen Den and Ron Deal trombones Larry Hilder Penny Shoemaker Charlotte Freeman and Larry Scott tuba Walt Jerden trumpet Frank Hoffman Dave Kee Jeff Stout Don Butterfield and John Hook Drums Mike Thompson Bass Frank Zubach and Utility percussionist Harry Nicholson. No editorials for Scranton London up a British new papers gave wide play today to Pennsylvania gov. William Scranton a decision to become a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. A Vav a looking to future i i Twenty seven years ago a group of lower Bucks men formed themselves into a club so i that they could take part in local athletic events g they re not doing much athletics now but % they re still together a helping other athletes. If two teachers have recently retired a after a 68 years devoted to the profession. Between them that is. See both stories on Page 22. I Index amusements. 9 movies. 9 classified. 18-19 obituaries. 3 comics 20, 21 pictures. 8 sports. 14, 15 editorials. 6 to schedule 21 editorial features. 7 women a news. 10, 11 j Yacoby. 9 Junior reporter. .20 classified no. I 3-1000 Magazine. 22 night classified i 6-4600
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