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Bristol Daily Courier (Newspaper) - June 14, 1965, Bristol, Pennsylvania For news of Southampton Trevose Feasterville see Page 12instal i Atta tartar Delaware valleys greatest Home newspaper vol. 55, no. 206 member Abc Bristol pa., monday evening june 14, 1965 24 pages Price ten cents astronauts in chicag Osit Downs May mar heroes reception ii Usu no sullies of Quay. Claimed heavy damage to targets and suspected troop concentrations. Six americans were killed Over the weekend but none appeared to have died As the result of enemy action. Four . Army helicopter crewmen were killed saturday night when their Craft crashed continued on Page 2, col. 5 3 others Hurt in Falls Driver Dies As car hits pole and flips a Philadelphia Man was killed and three other people critically injured when their car crashed into a Utility pole last night on route i West of Tyburn Road Falls township. The dead Man was the Driver Daniel Richardson 27, of 5133 Funston St. Admitted to Mercer Hospital Trenton where they Are listed today in a a fair condition were Elaine Wilkins 19, of 5225 Cedar ave. Cleo Martin 22, of 4666 Chestnut St., and Avon Hart 5139 ramsted St., All of Philadelphia. Strikes divider police said Richardson was travelling East in the passing Lane when his car struck the divider bounced Back across both East. Bound lanes then smashed into the pole. The car overturned and All four occupants were thrown out. All but Hart were unconscious when police arrived. They were taken to the Hospital where Richardson Suc cured three hours later. The Accident occurred at 5 . Traffic Jam police said an unidentified witness told them the car was going at a High rate of Speed in the passing Lane. A huge traffic Jam developed after the Accident causing police to reroute East bound traffic into one of the West bound lanes miss Wilkins was admitted with lacerations of the left continued on Page 2, col. 2 divorce and sports trying to straighten out the divorce mess is like attempting to unix a Brandy Alexander. Turn to Page 7 for the first of a two part series. A a a things were hopping in the world of professional sports yesterday. Interesting accounts Are found on Page to. And for the inside on local happenings turn to Page la. Index amusements. 14 classified. 17-21 comics. 22, 23 editorials. 6 editorial features. 7 Junior reporter. 22 Jacoby on Bridge. 16 movies. 14 obituaries. 17 rms. 13 sports. Roll stocks. 4 to listings. 23 to review. Ii women a news. 8, 9 your birthday. To stocks. 4 Chicago up a Astro natus James Mcdivitt and Edward White flew to Chicago today for a Riv roaring civic reception threatened by civil rights demonstrations. The space twins landed at o Hara International Airport for the first stage of a Daylong Welcome which mayor Richard j. Daley promised would be a the most sensational magnificent dramatic Arr enthusiastic in the history of our a million chicagoan were expected to Greet the astronauts in their Parade Down Michigan ave. To City Hall. So were civil rights demonstrators who have been arrested by the hundreds in Street sit Downs protesting alleged racial discrimination in Chicago schools and Chicago schools supt. Benjamin c. Willis. The National association for the advancement of coloured peo pie a act announced Over the weekend it was withdrawing from the mass protests. Leaders of other civil rights organizations. However said they would March again today. A a we will act in relation to the astronauts a said Al Ruby a Public school teacher and one of the leaders of demonstrations that have seen hundreds of persons arrested since thursday. A we plan to demonstrate in a manner which will bring the attention of the whole country to the City of Chicago and at the same time not Embarrass the civil rights Raby said. He said plans for demonstrations do not indicate a any Lack of respect for the astronauts a who had been invited to participate but were reported to have ignored the invitation. A ifs far More embarrassing that thousands of children Are going uneducated in Chicago a Raby said. The National association for the advancement of coloured people which has been in the forefront of the protest action continued on Page 2, col. 3 will also add 6 patrolmen first policewoman May soon be hired by twp. Tragic weekend 5 youths drown sort ment of grim relics left behind by the Viet Cong among them the wreckage of a . Army helicopter and a . Army Many a identification tag. . Authorities announced a at the request of the vietnamese government elements of the 173rd . Airborne brigade have moved to Tiu of Vinh to protect the Airfield and aircraft Phuoc Vinh is the main Airfield for the Dong Xoai area. The . Paratroopers had been expected to move from there into the Dong Xoai conflict but the vietnamese commanders were reluctant to ask for them. The Viet Cong mounted a number of attacks and ambushes in various parts of Viet Nam today All the Way from the 17th parallel to the Southern tip of the nation. Ninety american and vietnamese planes hammered tar. Gets in North Viet Nam in a series of separate raids. Twenty . Air Force Jet bombers escorted by 30 other jets attacked the ban com Lorn Barracks 70 Miles Southwest of Hanoi. Five buildings were reported destroyed and to heavily damaged. Forty two planes hit three areas of the Babon army Barracks 60 Miles North of the demilitarized zone . Spokes men said. Heavy air strikes also continued inside South Viet Nam against suspected Viet Cong tar. Gets. . Navy and Marine corps planes were said to have wins contest suffers injury Harry Snyder won the dance contest but he paid a Price for it. Harry 18, of 37 Thor Ridge drive Levittown was doing a double Back flip on the stage of Hugh Carcella Hall Fairless Hills during a contest last night when he fell off the stage and sustained a possible broken nose. He was taken to lower Bucks Hospital by the Levittown fair less Hills Rescue squad. Hospital authorities said he was to be a Rayed today. By scoop Lewis courier times staff writer Bristol townships police Force May soon get a policewoman and six new patrolmen and name a pair of lieutenants and two new sergeants. Recommendations for the new innovation and increased strength Are expected to be presented wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the township Board of commissioners in Woodrow Wilson High school at 8 of clock. Plans to hire a policewoman to serve As a Matron for feminine prisoners quartered in the jail cells of the modern building. To escort females in the past the township has had to Call upon feminine secretarial personnel within the police i department to escort female j prisoners. The hiring of added patrolmen. I is in keeping with the recommendations of the reorganize i Tion Survey made by Dean Conal e. J. Macnamara of the new York Institute of criminology. Earlier this year the township put on la new police offic ers bringing its strength up to 45 Mon. Only five of the la rep resented an increase since the other six were appointed to fill vacancies created by resignations and dismissals. Up to 50 the hiring of six policemen will bring the Force to 50 me with the townships ultimate Goa of a 70-Man department by 197c necessity of hiring six new men instead of five was caused with the recent resignation of Gervis Hentz who left to take up employment with r. C. Can co. In the township. One lieutenant will be appointed to fill the vacancy when Harry Bauer recently requested to be demoted to patrolman. A new lieutenant will be added to the department presumably to be in general command of the patrols. Back on duty or. And mrs. Joseph Ponist of 61 Mill drive Levittown Salute the american Flag in reminding other Bucks count ians that today is Flag Day. Ponist last year was state commandant of the Pennsylvania Marine corps league while his wife Ray is now in her second straight year As president of the state Marine corps league auxiliary. They re members of the Hugh b. East bum m detachment courtier times color photo by Ron Brown find too vietnamese bodies this is when we commemorate the 188th anniversary of old glory a adoption by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia june 14. 1777. The stars and stripes a Banner of Freedom Ever since and now More than Ever the Symbol of Liberty the world Over. Maybe a Good Day for All of us to do some sober reflection about our responsibilities As people who live under its inspiration and Protection. Quite a Flag too. Americans have been living and dying for it for 188 years and even now our boys in Vietnam Are making sacrifice in fullest measure to give it meaning in a far off part of the world where Freedom is imperilled whether or not they re quite sure Why they re living and dying for it. John Zellman jr., son of or. And mrs. Paul Zellman of 350 Holly drive drowned saturday afternoon while he and five friends were Cooling themselves off with a swim after a three hour bicycle ride to Washington crossing state Park. Four youths drowned saturday in the Delaware near East Riverton in Burlington county. The bodies of three Camden n.j., boys were recovered yesterday. The fourth body was recovered at 9 30 . Today near Riverside n.j., North of where the quartet had been wading in continued on Page 2, col. 2 John j. Zellman or. Richard Templeton who graduated Friday from a 13-week administrative course at the University of Louisville ky., returned to duty today working from Headquarters with chief Harry g. Marker or. With two lieutenants to be appointed this will create two Serge Ancy positions thus affording two patrolmen promotions to sergeant. Exam list the Board of commissioners is expected to ask the civil service commission to open up its continued on Page 2, col. 3 Saigon South Viet Nam apr vietnamese rangers combing a rubber Plantation just North of the shattered town of Dong Xoai found the bodies of about too government troops today the remains of the 7th airborne battalion a . Military spokesman announced. Dong Xoai was reported quiet but braced for More trouble from Hie Viet Cong. As the rangers moved through the French owned Michelin rubber Plantation a few Miles North of Dong Xoai they found an As opens at w Hite House festival brings Art to Washington Good evening with the Advent of a new Muni Cipal building the township in the Delaware Flag Day it is. Tragedy struck four Delaware Valley Homes Over the weekend including a Levittown family whose 13-year-old son was one of five youths drowned in the Delaware River. Another water fatality during the weekend As a Levittown lad drowns in the Delaware at Washington crossing. The mounting toll of water accidents should provide All of lower Bucks county a dramatic message. We be simply got to Start putting All possible emphasis on water safety. Drought becoming worse and worse and even the Long Range weather forecast gives no great encouragement to the Farmers the gardeners. And the regional water level going lower by the Day. You realize a month or so of off again on again rain will be required to repair the damage a that which can be repaired those Phillies have been doing a bit of repairing As you re noticing As they win their fifth in a Row behind Chris shorts five hit pitching. Okay first lets get in the first division and then Start shooting for the stars. Tony Lerna loses the $135,000 a Cleveland open to Dan Sikes by one stroke and that $25,000 first prize Money hard to forego. Well the big one the u. S. Open at Detroit this coming Long weekend and we guess you la have to figure the Winner among Fellows like Lerna Nicklaus Palmer player and Casper. About All that a necessary for a divorce these Days is a wedding. Washington up an unprecedented 12-hour festival of arts opened at the White House today with mrs. Lyndon b. Johnson saluting the 200 participating artists for their creative work. President and mrs. Johnson Back from a weekend in Texas turned the executive mansion into a big stage for leading entertainers artists and writers to give the presentation reflecting americans heritage. Mrs. Johnson formally opened the festival by expressing a the gratitude of every american for More concerned it till his record eleven year old Louis Lapalombara broke his perfect attendance record today. A student at St. Frances Ca Brini Catholic school in Fairless Hills Louis was forced to miss the last Day of classes. He was injured yesterday afternoon when he fell off a sliding Board at the Eleanor Roosevelt playground in Falls township. Attendants with the Levittown Fairless Hills Rescue squad said Louis was More concerned about his attendance record than his injuries. He was admitted to Delaware Valley Hospital with a possible concussion. His condition today was described As satisfactory. Louis lives at 800 Eldridge Road Fairless Hills. President Johnson a pet Beagle him appears perplexed As he looks Over an Art piece by Jason Seley titled a masculine presence a on the White House Lawn. The Beauty the meaning and the zest you Are contributing to our the president was not scheduled to participate in the Ipen ing ceremonies. But he was expected to make an appearance during the Day probably at a Buffet supper for the entertainers and 400 other guests. These included patrons of the arts and Washington officials. The first lady in remarks prepared for delivery from a stage in the East room gave a a special Salute to the artists the men and women who create All those wondrous things for our minds pleasure and our souls a there would be nothing Fot the rest of us to support if a very few did not make the personal sacrifices necessary for the arduous act of creativeness a she said. She told the artists they had been invited to the White House to be honoured for providing a the leadership and support responsible for the tremendous growth in this area of our National mrs. Johnson said space limitations prevented inviting More artists but that a in honouring you we want to Honor All these dedicated men and a no civilization in the history of Mankind has Ever had so Many people participating so actively in the arts As the United states does now a she said

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