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Daily Intelligencer, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1983, Doylestown, PennsylvaniaCd East nips West in Bux Mont basketball showdown m gift Iloria in h wednesday. February 9.1963 Best buy in the Bucks Mont vol 95 no 343 1983 Calkins inc. Wednesday Good morning. Today is wednes feb. The 40th Day of 1983. There Are 325 Days left in the year. On this Date in the House of representatives elected John Quincy Adams president after a National election that failed to give any of the candidates an electoral majority. In the world War ii Battle of Guadalcanal ended with an american Victory. Weather partly sunny today with the High in the mid 30s to near 40. Winds West 5 to 10 Mph. Fair and quite cold to night with the Low in the upper teens to Low 20s. Increasing cloudiness thursday with a Chance of Snow thursday night. High in the Low 30s. Precipitation probability is near Zero percent through tonight. Sunset today at Sunrise thurs Day at 7. Complete forecast on Page 2 world wee president George Bush says the United Stales and Western Europe Are United in their resolve to con front a soviet military buildup and in their efforts to pull the West out of an economic recession. Page 3 nation democrats in Congress Sav Thev will fight to Block future tax cuts planned by president Reagan. Page 3 state Philadelphia school Buck ing a strike by Blue Collar plan to hold classes again today despite heating problems that shut a third of the City s schools tuesday. Page 4 several Hundred Hospital and nursing Home workers and offi including Many from Bucks converge on the state Capitol tuesday to protest cuts in nursing Home funding Page 30 local fines totalling Are imposed on a trash disposal company for collecting Iran in Uii anum Murium a Borough Chalfont Council men Are told. Page w some Warrington officials seem to be taking a dim View of an Ordi Nance proposed to limit in the township s residential areas. The supervisors table action. Page 10 emphasis Iamb dishes Are probably More popular in most other parts of the world than in the unite states. Many people think Lamb is difficult to Cook. Columnist will disagrees and elves advice on Lamb preparation. Page 8 Index Alii Bridge Busl Neu Clu fied comics Devaty or. Lamb editorial Teu Citon 31 emphasis Legal Nott Cei it medical 5 military j1.j5 37 obituaries j scout sports i stocks h Tel Pattap i 31 17 a a m 15 21-25 to 702-Home Plumstead project called dead by James intelligencer staff writer plans to build a 702-unit residential development in Plumstead county judge William Hart Rufe 3rd denied the county s housing development corporation extra time to file a new development plan. Thought it was a bad idea from the James s. Kiel chair Man of the township said of the new town project. Were no water or sewer facilities and the project would have increased the township s population by about Kiel said he believes the project is now because Karl a. Hic executive director and a supporter of the nine year Long slug est with the hic. Which planned to build the development. Rufe upheld the township in its attempt to deny a time Extension for the corporation to with final olans for the develop the Posi Laie last Jedi. Me remained vacant since Gaoler s resignation. The demise of the new town project would remove a major prospective customer from the controversial Central Bucks water now under construction in the township. A pipeline ultimately would have supplied the planned residential development with drinking water. For Rufe s ruling ended a Pike and Valley Park roads. The announced came after a hearing last oct. 13 at which the hic asked for a five year Extension in order to produce a development plan. The hic already had been Given a one year Extension by Rufe in october 1981 a ruling that had been contested by the town ship but in which the judge was upheld by Commonwealth court. About 25 percent of the units would have been set aside for Low to Middle income dwellers who would have been eligible for Low interest Loans through the Farmers at last october s township solicitor George m. Bush argued that the application should be revoked because the hic failed to meet the deadline. Thomas j Profy 3rd. Lawyer for the contended tha t the hic had not been Able to come up with plans because of see Plumstead on Page 10 governor asks his biggest tax package Harrisburg gov. Dick asking for his largest Money raising package since taking proposed a billion budget tuesday that would extend the sales tax to More items and boost the gasoline tax. In a 40-minute address to a joint legislative Thornburgh outlined his spending plan for the 1933-84 fiscal year and set the expected year end deficit at million. To meet the which has ballooned steadily during the deep Thornburgh million in new and extended general fund taxes. He also recommended million in extra revenues for highways. In he said a million fund should be created to loan interest free Money to jobless workers and Farmers so they can avoid losing their Homes or farms. The Money should come from surplus lottery Thornburgh said. During his speech. Thornburgh reminded lawmakers of his spending which this year will hold increased state spending to under 4 percent. That s the tightest budget he Ever he said. Law Marcia his remarks on holding Overall taxes in but received his hand up proposal cooly. Thornburgh was booed for again urging that the liquor control Board be abolished and a ban on Auto emissions inspections be lifted. We Are to maintain the fiscal integrity we have established in Pennsylvania and if we Are see Thornburgh on Page 3 Pennsylvania total budget income 1983 1984 general state taxes Federal Highway fees Gas taxes augmentations special funds outgo recreation administrative costs Law enforcement health transportation israeli politics rocked Beirut massacre Sharon Jerusalem an israeli judicial commission on the Beirut massacre called tuesday for the ouster of defense minister Ariel accusing him of that set the stage for the Slaughter of hundreds of palestinians. Which also rebuked prime minis Ter Menachem rocked Israel s political Structure and touched off speculation about Early elections at a time when . Pressure is mounting for new israeli concessions toward a mid dle East peace. Begin and his Cabinet met for two hours without a decision on Sharon s and scheduled another meeting for wednesday. The three Man commission of inquiry said israeli leaders should have for spin that allowing lebanese Christian militiamen into two Beirut refugee Camps last september was an invitation to tragedy. Hundreds of palestinians were subsequently slain by the militia men. An official lebanese investigation has yet to bring any of the killers to Justice prophetic Powers were required to know that Concrete danger of acts of Slaughter exist said the commission report it also called for the resignation of the head of Israel s military intelligence Dillu me military chief of staff. It accused begin of showing to the threat of a massacre in but recommended no action against him political uncertainty threatened to linger for Days Here As the Cabi net grappled with the devastating report. Israel radio broadcast reports that Sharon was refusing to quit or accept an alternative Cabinet Post. But a Cabinet source said Al most All the 20 including the chairman of beam s ruling coalition. Avraham said see massacre on Page 2 Mother killed in crash by Robert w Fisher intelligencer Stilt writer a new Britain township Mother was killed and four including two were injured when their compact car and a tractor trailer truck collided at upper state and county line roads in township shortly after tuesday after noon. Nadira Huda. 29. Of 105 Grove was pronounced dead on arrival at North Penn at i 15p.m. Injured her 2 suffered head injuries and were admitted to the Hospital in satisfactory a Hospital spokeswoman said. Also injured were Syed the Driver of the car and aban both 01 the 6900 Block of Wiss Hickon Philadel phia. Kabir suffered a head injury and islam suffered cuts of the the spokeswoman said. Both were admitted to the Hospital in satisfactory condition. A Hospital spokeswoman identified Kabir and islam As Brothers of the dead woman according to police. Kabir s car and a tractor trailer operated by James a. Kirk. 32. Of Greenwood Lebanon. Collided in the intersection at 12 31 . Kirk was not injured the which was travelling West on county line Road at the tinr1 of the struck the passenger Side of the which was headed North on upper state after the the truck sheared off a traffic signal stand see woman on Page 10 truckers work on ending strike by Calkins newspapers 2nd the associated press truckers in some areas went Back on the Road wearing Black armbands tuesday As a violent strike by Independent owner operators continued to wind Down with Only an occasional gunshot in the dark. Mike Leader of the Independent truckers association hinted during a meeting with three congressmen that he would Call off the shutdown if Congress makes a to address the truckers the lawmakers said. Since the strike began feb. There have been More than acts of violence in 38 with one Driver shot to 83 people injured and 93 arrested. Parkhurst and Bill the organization s vice met for two hours with reps. Peter h. Of the Bucks Douglas and Edd a. Kostmayer said he and the other congressmen promised to draft a document outlining a plan of a see trucker on Page 30 self service Gas in Doylestown Arco gets building still needs zoning approval by Stephen Weaver intelligencer staff writer an Arco service station on North main Street in Doylestown this week received a building permit work completed almost a month but the station awaits l next week will determine whether self service pumps May be used there. Borough manager Robert m. Pee Grano mid a building permit for Richard Kohut s Arco station at 426 n. Main St. Wai a sued monday. The permit authorises Arco to us its new expanded islands for Gawl lne in a in race the new pump Are equipped to provide the station will have to await a favourable Rul ing from the zoning hearing Board next wednesday. Pellegrino said the permit was issued after Borough officials inspected the site and found that the construction done there involving exons Lon of gasoline pump is lands meets Borough speculations. The Borough had to inspect the construction and Luke the permits retroactively because the contractors working for the station Atlantic Richfield proceeded with the project without following the usual practice of first showing the Borough its plans. In an Pellegrino said of with construction without a Perron a ill advised but not unheard of. He said any concern that builds without a Borough building permit does so at its own risk. If the builder fails to satisfy the Borough s building he might be forced to take the expensive step of tearing Down what had been built and redoing it to meet the Borough s standards. Arco s failure to obtain the Nec Essary permits came to Light Jan. 19 during a zoning hearing Board hearing concerning the station. Arco representatives had asked the Board to expand the station s non conforming use to allow Kohut to offer self service. Contractors working for Arco had completed the expansion of Tow. Two Lnu find about a Delaware Valley College students March to the courthouse to pump photo by Eric 60 Delval students join sleep in by Morris Kennedy intelligencer Statt writer about 60 students trom Uei aware a Quiej joined opponents of the Central Bucks water system in their at the Bucks county courthouse tuesday night. The students initially were barred Access to the courthouse in Doylestown after a two and a half mile March from the along route 202 in Doylestown township. They were permitted inside after bricks county commissioners chairman Elaine p. Zettick interceded. Led by Delval ornamental horticulture instructor Al of Tom us students arrived at the court novae Siev and sleeping bags. The doors were locked. Benner is a member of the Board of directors of Len Nunno Aprl to the water project. He said demonstrators had Beer allowed to stay in the courthouse every night Foi about three weeks As Long As they arrived before i and the group did not expect this to change. Charles a. County director of emergency said he locked the doors at 5 . Instead of an hour later because he had been told that Abou Iso people were marching to the and h did not have the staff to supervise such a larg crowd. On Page

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