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Daily Intelligencer, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1983, Doylestown, PennsylvaniaCd East dumps West destroys 108-69 on i att wednesday. February 2 1963 Best buy in the Bucks Mont vol 95 337 1983 Calkins newspapers wednesday truck unveil e jew j1z Tift in the year on this Date m Exko ceded to the United states j but ant out included what Are now parts of m Texas. The dutch incorporated new which is now new York City. Weather in wry today Iris m Rife 4fls. East increasing to 15 to 25 Mph. Rain possibly heavy at times. Low in the 40s. Rain tapering off thursday with the High in the mid to upper 40s. Precipitation probability increasing to near 100 percent today and tonight then decreasing to 30 percent thursday afternoon. Sunset today at Sunrise thursday at Complete forecast on Page 2 world salvadoran troops Are on the move to counteract the biggest rebel Vic tory so far in the War torn country. Page 3 nation in reaction to the collapse of the lat est open world Energy prices continue to go Down. For the it Means falling prices. Page 3 i teachers in the California area school District face an average of each in court a sum that could devour much of the raise in their new contract. Page 4 local Plumstead township discusses adult Book stores in Wake of controversy in neighbouring Bedminster township. Page 10 the owners of Rice s Market Are appealing a Solebury township order. Page 10 emphasis the annual girl scout cookie Sale has begun in All tie neighbourhoods of the Bucks Mont. Cirl scout cookies Are enjoyed for years with milk. But there Are other was to serve these perennial favourites. Page 8 Index arts 12 education 17 Bridge 32 emphasis i business 23 farm 11 Calendar 5 Legal notices 27 classified 27-31 movies 34 co flies b obituaries m dear 21 or. Lamb sports 1w2 editorial i to listings jews i if by the associated press snipers ambushed dozens of trucks with gunfire and rocks tuesday As violence spread in a nationwide strike by Independent truckers that has left one Driver dead Ard 12 Crodle two seriously. Police were investigating re ports of attacks on Ai least 50 nos in 22 including the slaying monday night of a trucker who was shot in the neck while driving through North Carolina. One trucker was seriously wounded in Utah late and another was in satisfactory condition after he was shot in the Chest tuesday afternoon As he walked out of a truck Stop restaurant in ind. A teen Ager in Pennsylvania suffered a fractured Skull when a Brick bounced off a truck into the family car. The dead Driver was a member of the teamsters which opposes the strike. In the second Day of the strike called at . Monday by the Independent truckers More local truckers organizations joined the shut notably in Ohio and to protest o u ii of few us advised and frustrated the Ata has opposed the but said it would try to have the truck fees reduced during this session of Congress. Georee Franklin Capps. Of Mucu a sniper about . Monday pm 701 jus o u Slie . six other trucks were hit by gunfire in the state tuesday and two truckers were injured. Melissa of Coraor a suburb of was injured when a Brick thrown from an overpass in Plum Borough along the Pennsylvania Turnpike bounced off a truck and shattered the Windshield of her family s car. Five were Hurt when bullets or rocks hit their trucks in unrelated incidents in Connecticut and Oregon. Two Drivers were injured monday in Pennsylvania and Michigan. In state police spokesman Jim Cox said tuesday that 64 strike related incidents had occurred since the strike began. Police in the Bucks Mont reported no strike related incidents. On nails scattered on Reagan Tours car Plant president Reagan Tours the Chrysler Assembly Plant tuesday in to. The president decided to make the Chrysler tour after the company announced that it is instituting additional shifts and plans to rehire half of the workers it has Laid off on Page 3. Photo line tax and Highway use fees. No shortages of goods were re ported in the nation s markets. In department of transportation officials said that while fewer truckers appeared to be running at there did not appear to be a disrupt of interstate Commerce. In teamsters president Roy who was recently convicted of bribery conspiracy called on Federal and state governments to vide Protection for Drivers and the motoring Bennett c. President of the american trucking associations in called tuesday for an end to violence and said the strike was the work punctured tires on a dozen including a police North Dakota authorities were investigating the theft and Burn ing of a and the Tennessee Highway patrol set up a special command Post to investigate re ports of violence. As Ohio s independents joined the strike eight trucks were hit by gunfire and dozens had their windshields smashed Mike president of the Independent truckers Assoc a estimated monday that As Many As 70.000 of the nation s 000 Independent owner operators had parked their rigs. Govern ment officials said it was probably More like see trucker on Page 10 Doylestown twp. Won t use own lawyer in 2nd prison suit by Stephen Weaver intelligencer staff writer Doylestown township supervisors will hire an outside lawyer if they decide to file a Sec Ond lawsuit against Bucks county Over the new prison slated for construction in the Nesh Aminy Manor Complex they said they will do so to avoid putting one of the members of their solicitor William j. Carlin or. In the possible position of making contradictory Legal arguments in two similar cases. At tuesday night s the supervisors announced then Deci Sion to retain Georee m who already represents the town ship in one prison for a Possi ble second suit. If it is about in building fees might ride on the outcome of the which involve the question of whether the township is entitled to review the county s prison plans As it reviews those of other builders in the municipal hey supervisor chairman Diane m Hering said the township would retain Bush after a citizen questioned the propriety of having the regular township Boli Wiur in Bristol firm of Begley. Anc Mandio argue such a Case n county court. She said Carlin and Thomas r Hecker. Attorneys for Begley Carlin. Ana m a n a i have us that if it s Nercessan to fight to retain oui present George Bush see Bush on Page h new pump question will be on its ballot by William j. Bartman intelligencer staff writer wow Fri join a Normo a Council frustrated by the county commissioners refusal to hold a referendum on the Point pleasant pumping added yet another twist to the controversy tuesday night by deciding to place the Issue on the next municipal ballot. At the urging of councilman Anthony j. Council unanimously voted to place the following question on the May primary election the county of Bucks pumping station opponents hear Carly Pete Seeger and others and net about at Ine Wutti cd studio 54 photos on Page 5 proceed with plans to Duilia me Point pleasant pumping the action was one of two stones Coia hurled at the county. The councilman also reported during the meeting that Borough officials have received information from county government level sources that the covered Bridge on Keeley Avenue might be destroyed to make Way for a modern. Again at cola s Council decided to investigate the report at the next Bucks county commissioners meeting. Coia said he asked for the local referendum on the pumping station because of the commissioners neglect of Council s earlier plea that the county have a ballot question. Requested a county referendum. The response of our commissioners was to no even Send us a thank you Coia said our own we can at Leas Lof Tho Nonno of thic a Ftp a to Jap councilman Louis Zotter saying think this is one Way the Borough should Cycak out in an Issue the people car about a project that will affect them of the rest of their lives and their children of the rest of their lives a treatment Plant for the pumping Static water will be located in Chalfont near the new Britain Borough order groundhog Day furry forecaster set to make predictable prediction to a. As groundhog Day dawns Punxsutawney s famed woodchuck will be lifted from his electrically heated Burrow on Gobbler s Knob to most six More weeks of Winter. Never mind that his prediction is secretly decided Well in Advance and that the who would rather be is borrowed from the town Community Center for the few hours of prediction making and picture taking. For 97 always in the cold and usually in the Punxsutawney s faithful have answered local tradition to put their chilled ears to the manmade Hole up on for the prediction of the who is always called Phil. A Little but it s we have a Ball and it s Good for said James h. A contractor As president of the Punxsutawney groundhog will reveal the pre diction shortly after Dawn at . Today. The prediction is almost predictable. The groundhog has failed to see its Shadow to signal an Early Spring Only four times since the last in 1975. If it sees its Shadow even under Snow sleet and then six More weeks of cold weather follow. The hailed As the of who lives actually is a 10-Pound male borrowed from the Community where he was donated by a Farmer four years ago. Shortly before he is carefully placed inside the electrically heated Burrow in the famed Gobbler s a wired for sound wooded Knoll about three Miles outside town. As Dawn Breaks and the television lights the sleepy animal is presented to photographers and about curiosity seekers to his prediction to As club is the Only one who understands. Fhe would rather sleep through it. Groundhog curls up in his underground nest about september and hibernates until the National geographic society says. Last thing any Normal groundhog wants to do on feb. 2 is crawl out of his snug practice prediction one of the furry Little Fellows at the Phila Delphia zoo who will be searching for his Shadow Ana signs of Spring this groundhog Day takes a practice peek outside of his Burrow tuesday minibike riders Warrington gets Tough by Robert w. Fisher intelligencer staff writer it tone tour with juveniles who ride their mini bikes across private or township property without permission by issuing fines that could run As Hlf has woo. The supervisors issued tuesday night to youngsters who tide the unlicensed cycles through lawns and retention creating noise and leaving ruts Are causing severe erosion in addition to being said supervisor James . Police will be diligent in picking up the added supervisor chairman Vincent f. Police chief John d. Bonargo said juveniles Riding mini blues and dirt bikes Pote constant that is at in worst from Christmas through when Mushy turf is especially susceptible to damage. The problem in he and Falls off in Spring and fall but increases in summer Tonuia when youngsters Are out of school. Police engage in Pursuit of juveniles on cycles about once a week most recently on monday and Viola when May be subject to fines for inspect operators License and traffic violations and Bonargo said in interview after the meeting. Last youngster we caught had fines of about Bonargo said. Most violators Are under 16 Yean of the Legal driving and some have been Asfa mid. Have not on highways or parking Bonargo said. Youngsters Antwi 10 Mhz us nut Wuy supervision on private property where they definitely 0vmat go Saaw m including gloves and when Riding any Type of motorcycle. Such clothing is required of riders on the open but police cannot enforce such regulations when youngsters ride on private he said. The supervisors Are also concerned about the safety of the Molenari said. If unsupervised rid ing going to get he said. Molenari said the problem has been especially prevalent in the Palomino farms when youths a erosion. Angel dust mixed before son threat by Jamese. Stanic intelligent or staff in a father who said he mixed the drug dus and alcohol before he dangled his i year old son Fri a Bridge 30 feet above the Nesh Aminy Creek la october was found not guilty of attempted Home cd by reason of insanity in Bucks county court tuesday president judge Isaac s. Garb ordered John Ludw of Chalfont committed to the veterans admin Istrail Hospital f Coatesville to await an opening at bag Volle and rehabilitation Center. Eagleville Hospital specializes in treating Perse with drug and alcohol problems. Was subdued by new Britain sgt. Robert Scafidi and new Britain Borough off Harry Wagner last oct. 3 As he held the Sheath of knife to the Throat of his son while dangling the cd Over the Bristol Road Bridge. The which occurred at on a Sund Drew a crowd and blocked traffic. A Navy was charged with Wattem de aggravated assault and reckless endangering another person. Assistant District attorney Peter h. W did not contest the insanity offered into Evl Dei statements made by Ludwig to scald a psychiatrists and psychologists. When Scafidi approached Ludwig that accused the officer of being and one v on the Side of the Ludwig told Scafidi and who was off i that he did not mean to Hurt his but to keep the vampires away till Daybreak a fld told the judge that no knife was found. Ludwig told a defense Gei that with an hour before the incident he the drug commonly known As Angel d to five had ingested Val Dills and a r Uii i

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