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Bucks County Courier Times (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Levittown, PennsylvaniaEagles Lay an egg. Page d1 in a Runny times 7 r i limit Lilia Ali kill Lull kill Iii i Iii ii i m in t9 r if ill ill l. I ill i i Iii i i ill Iii i m i Iii Ibi Iii i vol. No 232 string from Levittown a Section a 1973 98 pages Twenty five cents raps Nixon Meany augurs in no Rhmon t resignation not discussed9 Agnew briefs Nixon on troubles by Donald Finley Washington Al Cio presi Dent George Meany said saturday Congress would have to impeach president Nixon if he defied a supreme court order to turn Over his White House but Meany declined to speculate whether an impeachment move would succeed in the in such or whether the sen ate would convict Nixon. The 79-year-old Union Leader discussed watergate and a wide Range of other subjects at a 90-minute pre labor Day interview with eight reporters invited to lunch in his office at Al Cio Headquarters across Lafayette Park from the White House. In previous Public Meany shied away from saying whether Nixon should be on Page col. Shutdown spotty Gas stations keep pumping despite predictions that an estimated 80 per cent of the area s service stations will be closed this lower Bucks count ians should have no trouble buying Gas. The majority of stations will remain open although Many will close tomorrow in Observance of the Holiday. Figure of 80 per cent closing Down just in t claims one station owner on route 13 in Bristol township. I closed my station Friday i saw lots still open and Only a few closed on my Way Home. This morning i must have counted 20 which were open on Street Supply Short although most stations which normally Stav open on weekends Are doing business this some Are running Low on Gas. Before a Holiday weekend we re nor on Page col. It seems the service station shutdown won t be As serious As Many of us feared. About half the dealers in lower Bucks were pumping Gas yesterday. I suspect the station owners had every intention of shutting Down this weekend until they figured How much Money they could make if they stayed open while their competitors closed. Gasoline sales have been so Good some Deal ers Are afraid their supplies will run out before the weekend is Over. President Nixon and vice president Agnew consoled each other for two hours at the White House yesterday. Their aides strongly denied there was any talk about Agnew s resignation. It s hard to be Lieve the subject did t come up during the though. It was a rough Day for Philadel phia sports fans. The eagles never got off the wound at Prin Ceton and were crushed by the rejuvenated 42-21. Sex teammate Norm Snead was the master villain in the piece. Phils Ace Wayne Twitchell hit opposing Pitcher Balor Moore in the face then got knocked out of the Box As the expos blitzed the 11-5. Have a Safe Holiday. If your Gas gauge is near you might want to consider staying Home. But if you have to drive please drive carefully. By Helen Thomas Washington president Nixon and vice president Spiro t. Agnew reviewed Agnew s Legal and political troubles for two hours and reportedly there was ii Laiful Ulf if Lueill resigning. Really Pius big an Agnew aide said. At the vice president s he and Nixon met alone at the White House for the first time since Agnew personally informed Nixon nearly a month ago he was under Federal investigation in connection with v i l involving Maryland contractors. Alier wards. The White House described it As a and Good an Agnew spokesman said it was a very satisfactory in which they reviewed the Way the vice president and his lawyers were handling the affair. The vice president brought the president up to Date on current matters involving him White House Deputy press Secretary Gerald l. Warren said. Was a Good private meeting Nixon and the vice president met alone Agnew s request the president s Oval office v 0 40 in Ihn f nine hours after Nion returned from a 19-Hflv a Toafili o a san Calif. Warren refused to give any details of their saying it was private sees lawyers was no discussion of Agnew Warren nor was there any review of constitutional questions about Agnew s Legal status As vice president while under criminal investigation. Agnew s press Marsh confirmed Warren s remarks and said had a very satisfactory meeting Thomson said there was ing of a special nature to the other sources said Ulio lawyers for each of the past two or three on Page col. The seduction of Bensalem by Louise partenheev1er of the sunday staff once Bensalem township was known for its cel Ery. And the estates of the turn of the Cen Tury biddies and Drexel. Lull two Aerial View shows changing face of Bensalem new shopping Center is going no it Street and Hulmeville roads conto tuna photo by Ajeti Zidock i j y. Baat. Willij i the farms which dotted the township Van and Becker. Even by the township s total population was Only up just from its 1784 level of 850. W the few employment opportunities and a Lack of adequate transportation and sewage Bensalem was bypassed during the 50s for massive development. After Levitt built his Tullytown and and Middletown township residents would Cross Bensalem s roads to get to Philadelphia. Bensalem soon became known As the of Developer s dream a Good geographic the Lack of land for great development in neighbouring town and increasing pressure on vacant land have on Page col. End in sight related picture on Page Don t reach for your Long Johns but weather officials Are predicting the heat wave will end wednesday. A. Weather service spokes Man said the current High pres sure system putting the heat on Bucks county will Drift to the pulling in cooler air from Canada. This prediction in t Likely to impress More than 30 miss Ameri Ca candidates sweltering in an Atlantic City hotel. The Central air conditioning system at the Haddon Hall Headquarters of the pageant. Liter ally a spokesman said. Temperatures above 90 Are expected there for the next few Days. Our weather will continue hazy and humid today and Tomor Row with highs in the mid-90s and lows in the mid to upper-70s. Late afternoon thundershowers Are expected both Days and the predicts a 30 per cent Chance of ram on both Days. In firemen Are trying to arrange a labor Day truce with children who illegally turn on fire hydrants. Firemen invited youngsters to firehouses at i. In Lui Aupiu Niue ulc Piu Muc Dicj would turn on fire plugs equipped with sprinklers for the children to play in. Two deaths have been attributed to the heat in where temperatures have crowded 100 for past week. Officials also said More than 180 people have been hospitalized because of the heat i on horizon Levittown Singer Betsy Joy Bomberger has spent the summer polishing the Talent she Hopes will take her to Broadway stardom. Meet her today on Page c17. Antiques c5 bocks beefs b4 business chess _ a7 classified c17-24 dear Abby c5 editorials b2 engagements c3 entertainment c6-8 gardening d8 Gomez years a15 happenings is Homeowner s Clink is is Interior decorating is moves c7 a buries a13 pad Harvey Alt pen and sword b4 real estate Cis stocks b8-1i time for wine c4 travel it weddings c2.3 you car a7 i apartment fire Routs 26 families the same heat wave covering our area also blankets most of the Stales East of the Mississippi River. Boston has reported the hot test August since 1170. Mcgovern still comes up Short new York presi Mivon urn Tom Hava received More votes than sen. George Mcgovern if had been possible to hold a replay of the 1972 presidential election follow ing the watergate according to a time Yankelovich poll released saturday. Forty per cent of the voters president while 38 per cent would have supported Mcgoy results of the poll indicated. The rest of those surveyed would Vole for neither Man or were Uncertain. By Carlo Mastricolo courier times staff writer mrs. Thomas Hickman was roused from her bed by a fire Early yesterday about the same time her husband s ship was a Spain. Kman Hopes her Hus band can come Home now after the fire lifted the roof off apartment and destroyed at Leas 12 second floor units of the Diplo mat apartments on Madison ave. In Warminster. Three firemen were reported none As Over 100 firemen fought the fire Over three hours. One resident also reportedly received minor injuries leaving the building. Snorkel track the fire was declared under control at but residents said it was still burning at about 8. When a fire truck from Horsham arrived. Eyewitnesses said at that time the roof of the third Section of the three Section building was begin Ning to smoke and Burn. Only four of 24 units in the building Are reported liable Suvac mitc uni you Oyez by the fire were damaged by smoke and leaving 36 families homeless and destroying three doctors offices. Apartment manager mrs. Ita Knight said she expected the entire building would be condemned by fire officials and would have to be Rand. Ment damaged in this Way. Most first floor residents on the scene yesterday afternoon said the floors of their apartments were beginning to buckle from water damage. The cause of the fire has not been determined and is being investigated by the Bucks county fire marshal. Although dozens of families were left mrs. Knight said most appeared to have friends or relatives in the area they could stay with. She said the related picture on Page apartment general Rob Ert flew in from new York this but could not Contact anyone from the insurance company until after the la Bor Day Holiday. Temporary housing mrs. Knight also said arrange ments had been made with coun try Manor on roue 1 in Middletown to provide apart ments temporarily for burned out families. Lower Wakefield bizarre Accident kills l. Bucks Man mrs. Knight s first floor office apartment was extent Ely aged when the ceiling feel through. She said her unit was probably us Only first floor apart a lower Wakefield resident died yesterday of injuries received when he was struck by a car in a bizarre Early morning Accident. According to lower Wakefield Michael Oxford Valley and Dobrey had come out of his Home to sur. Vey damage to his Lawn caused by a Meta rect or Tenn in and knocked Down by the car of a second Motorist shortly after 1 an. Madock died of his injuries at Saint Mary Hospital in Middle town township at 11. Police said the Driver of the first Jeffrey Church and Panther chel was trash in North on Uuiorn Vauney Ito a when uie first Accident occurred. Good part faded to make the police went across Maddt s Lawn and stopped in a wooded area. Just 20 minutes after the first Joseph Mckissock failed to negotiate the same turn and struck Madock. The three men involved were All taken to Saint Mary Hospital by the Union fire co. Rescue squad. Goldpaint and Mckissock were treated for minor injuries and released. A cassock was arraigned be fore District Justice Frank j. Lepre on charges of reckless drive driving under the influence and involuntary manslaughter. He was released on bail. Goldpaint was cited for reckless driving. I afo paper i tomorrow he Cuvier times Wlms labor country Manor manager mrs. Ruth Forman said she had a few units and added she would my own apartment if she no one had yet asked for temporary shelter. The management will pay any Motel Bills families incur for temporary mrs. Knight said. Low fire Walls several residents expressed Surprise that the fire walk in the building extended Only to the Ceil. Not to the Peak of the allowing the fire to jump from apartment to apartment. Mrs. Knight said when the building was constructed around building codes did not re quire fire Walls to the but Only to the ceiling. Ray whose apartment Only suffered smoke and water said the ceiling High fire Walls weren t surprising. Apartments in new developments have higher fire Felten said As he loaded furniture into a truck. Furniture on Lawn furniture dotted the Lawn in tront of the building As residents waited for friends or relatives with trucks to move what could be salvaged. Jim whose Mother lived in a first floor said he thought the fire Protection in the building was his Mother will stay with him for awhile. The apartment were damaged by water and smoke and Are lost Don t want to take them out unless i have Mcgowan says. They want to take it out with 01 Pagtam

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