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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - February 11, 1964, Levittown, Pennsylvania 280, Apt. Project Kod by Bristol Wernz Delaware Valley s great Home newspaper vol. La no 104 member Abc Levittown pa., tuesday evening february la 1964 say a i 1"" in Quot 1 i -1 a. A. 34 pages Price ten cents by Bill courier times of Brien staff writer a request for permission to construct apartments at Beaver and Corson its. In Bristol was rejected by Bristol Borough Council last night. The decision a 14 councilmen voted against the request three favored it and one abstained from voting a upholds the rec a Bristol wont rename Street after Jar there la be no John f. Kennedy Boulevard in Bristol Borough. This was decided last evening by Bristol Borough Council whose members voted unanimously against renaming Beaver St. In Honor of the late presi Dent. But the action does not reflect a Lack of reverence for the memory of Juk. Quite the contrary. Council feels that a Mere Street named after or. Kennedy is insufficient to express the esteem Felt for him in Bristol. Seek appropriate memorial so the Borough officials will seek a More appropriate memorial such As a Park or school or perhaps the Borough Marina for which plans Are under study. A motion to rename Beaver St. Was approved for study by the Council at the january session after which a sampling of opinion was taken of property owners along the thoroughfare. Fifty two letters outlining the proposal were sent to the prop Perty owners. Of the 31 who replied 27 opposed the renaming. The majority of those opposed stated they preferred a Kennedy tribute which would convey greater sense of dignity. Commendation of the Bristol planning commission and accedes to the wishes of 21 property owners who petitioned the Council to disapprove the request. The builder involved is George Noe who had requested the Council to approve a zoning change which would Clear the Way for him to put up Between 36 and 40 apartment units at an estimated Cost of $280,000 the request was first considered at the councils january session but it was tabled at that time. Months study after a months study by the planning commission that group recommended that there be no change in the zoning in order that continuity of Homes in the Vicinity could be maintained. The dissenting councilmen a Frank Scordia Renzo Girotti and Daniel Dimidio a asked that the matter be delayed another month so that All members of the Council could study it More closely. But president John m. Rodgers whose views were supported by the majority vote said he Felt there had been sufficient study. Street construction expenditure of $21,000 was approved by the Council for reconstruction of Beaver St. From Buckley to Jefferson. Similar work is needed on Buckley St., but Lack of funds necessitates a delay of this project. 2nd storm May increase snowfall to sewer repair work costing $2, 000/ was approved for three Points Trenton ave. And West Circle in the Borough Pacific ave. In Bristol township. Also approved was proposed continued on Page 5, col. I Scranton asks a crusade for a. Prosperity Harrisburg up a gov. William w. Scranton today urged a special session of the general Assembly to follow him on a a total crusade to bring Prosperity Back to Pennsylvania through drastic revision of the states unemployment compensation Laws. Addressing a joint Senate House meeting inaugurating a five subject special session Scranton told the lawmakers that their task of revamping the statutes governing the payment of jobless benefits was tantamount to launching a massive attack on unemployment the cruellest invader that must be repelled from our a we a a Good evening j great Days for the youngsters. Defector has red secrets All schools closed and All Hills properly packed with just the right style of Snow for coasting. Small Fry should be Happy As larks. Older Fry especially mothers a a bit sceptical about All this we suspect. Too Many noisy interruptions at the Coffee Klatscher. Anyhow at the moment the skies getting greyer the White stuff getting deeper. Four More inches of the stuff before the Twilight that a what our Bird watching weather forecasting or. Lewis is saying. Politics warming up on the National scene As presidential aspirants denying of course that they re gop hopefuls Start pulling out the stops. Nixon in Philadelphia challenges president Johnson on foreign policy by saying in effect he a insensitive to what a going on across the world and says the chief executive should take to the to and Tell the american people what a what. That a rather Odd advice come to think of it from a Man to whom the television was exceedingly unkind nearly four years Back. And governor Scranton in Detroit after conferring with Michigan a governor Romney assails the president on cuban policy and insists or. Johnson should establish some sort of a blockade. It begins to appear that by the time next november arrives american is going to have 190 million foreign affairs experts. The Vikings Norm Van Brooklin seemingly headed this Way As new coach of the eagles and if it happens reunion of Philadelphia with the dutchman would be a Happy one. Geneva up soviet defector Yuri Nossenko is believed to possess top secret information on soviet nuclear weapons production authoritative sources said today. Nossenko also has information on soviet strategy at the 17-nation disarmament conference in Geneva and possibly on russian defense plans As Well conference sources said. Nossenko a defection was planned for a Long time the sources said. As an officer in the soviet state Security service and member of the russian delegation to the disarmament conference the sources said Nossenko was Able to obtain vital information which they said he used in bargaining for political Asylum in the United states. The most important information he is believed to possess relates to the production in Russia of nuclear arms they said. The 36-year-old russian came to Geneva Jan. 19. Two Days before the conference resumed. He travelled from Moscow with chief soviet disarmament negotiator Semyon k. Tsarapkin and other officials. The soviet delegation discovered he was missing from his hotel on feb. 4 and five Days later asked Geneva police to search for him. The state department announced last night Nossenko had asked for political Asylum in the United states and that Contact with him had been made before his disappearance feb. 4. There were no indications As to whether this Contact was made in Geneva or elsewhere possibly before nos Semkow a departure from Moscow. Right now however what we re mostly interested in is a reunion of Gene Mauch and the Phillies with Clearwater. Florida. At that it wont be Long. People Are Peculiar. They want the front of the bus the Back of the Church and the Middle of the Road. A wife always has the last word in an argument. Anything a husband says after that is the beginning of another argument. Gossip letting the Chat out of the bag. Attend. Ball see physician approximately 349 people who attended an affair saturday night at oud lady of Grace cafeteria Penndel have been advised to con tact their physicians immediately. One of those who attended mrs. Edith Sodano has since been hospitalized with spinal meningitis a highly contagious disease. Most of the persons at the Mardi gras Ball sponsored by the Catholic daughters of America court our lady of Grace Are from Bucks county. A number Are reported to have come from Philadelphia. A a this invader menaces All parts of our the governor said. A this invader is the economic stagnation which threatens our Industry dry rots our Commerce steals our jobs and cheats our people of their share of the Good life. We launch Here and now a total crusade to bring Prosperity Back to Pennsylvania. We demand for every Pennsylvania As a matter of right a Chance at a full share of the Good makes new attempt the governors proposals were virtually identical to those he pulled Back from the 1963 legislature in the face of Strong opposition from organized labor democrats and pockets of resistance in his own Republican ranks. The governor maintained that the condition of the states unemployment compensation fund which he said a totters near bankruptcy a has Cost the state tens of thousands of new jobs because of the refusal of Industry to locate in the state. A nobody likes to go into partnership with a bankrupt a the governor said. Scranton cited a innumerable examples of refusals by Industry to enter Pennsylvania and locate in other states. He gave As specific examples four plants employing 7,700 directly and responsible for More than 5,000 other new jobs indirectly which Pennsylvania had a Chance to get but wound up in other states. A almost every Day an Indus continued on Page 5, col. 3 inches cold winds expected to lash county in a the Snow is coming Down the skies Are Grey but Lynn Miller 13, Hasni to Given up Hope of Clearing the drive Way in front of his Home 130 w. Richardson ave., Langhorne. Courier times photo joint re votes against plan again Falls proposal for Pool at High school goes Down Drain by Roger Kohn courier times staff writer there will be no swimming Pool at the new High school in Fairless Hills. Efforts of the township school Board to secure this failed last night at a meeting of the Penn Bury joint school Board. Now the Falls Board is investigating the possibility of constructing the Pool at the Village Park elementary school not far from the new High school site in the Medill Bair William Penn school Complex. The Hopes of the Falls Board ended when Walter Jackson solicitor to the Penn Bury joint school Board told members of the joint Board it would not be practical for Falls to build the Pool by itself. Faced with the opposition of a dutch angry with Carlos the Hague up the dutch government is reported angry with Princess Irene a Royal Fiance because it thinks he is using the engagement As propaganda springboard for his family s claims to the Spanish throne informed sources said today. Officials confirmed a report by a newspaper Algereen Dag Blad that prime minister Victor Marin Jnene a government was irritated with Prince Hugh Carlos de Bourbon Parma son of the Carlist pretender to the Spanish Crown. They noted that Carlos family announced the engagement in Paris last sunday before it was officially made Public Here by Irene and her parents a Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard. It was reliably Learned today that the dutch information service has been ordered to shun any Contact with aides who accompanied Carlos father the pretender Prince Xavier to the Hague for meeting with Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard. An official announcement said that Carlos and his parents would return to Paris today in a plane piloted by Bernhard. Earlier reports had said the inlays to be would stay Here until tomorrow. A spokesman replied a no comments when asked if the visit had been Cut Short Early. 4 Wev Evv we i i month s study approved j Penn Bury considers j Pupil smoking ban the Penn Bury joint school Board is considering Banning smoking at Penn Bury High school in View of the recent report citing health dangers. Smoking will be studied during the next month and at the end of that period regional superintendent William w. Ingraham will present a report. On Tennis courts at the moment students can smoke on the school Tennis courts providing they have a permission slip from their parents. Mrs. Bernice Kessler Falls township who proposed Banning cigarette smoking altogether said that it is definitely a health Hazard and the Board would be remiss in its duty if it permitted smoking to continue. Against total ban Maynard j. Rich lower Wakefield whose resignation from the Board because he is leaving the District was announced last night disagreed with a total ban. A i done to believe this is something we can legislate against a he said. He said it would put an additional Burden on the school supervision and that the approach to the problem should be through education rather than legislation Johnson hails passage filibuster looms for civil rights Washington up overwhelming House approval of a sweeping civil rights Bill gave its backers new Confidence today that they could get the measure safely past a certain Senate filibuster. After nine Days of debate and action on 138 amendments the House passed the Bill last night by a vote of 290 to 130 it is designed to wipe out discrimination in voting Public accommodations employment. Education and use of Federal funds. The Bill now goes to the Senate where it faces a determined Southern Effort to talk it to death. No attempt to Start late debate is expected until this month however. President Johnson hailed the continued on Page 5, col. 8 Curtin votes for rights Bill congressman Willard s. Cur tin r. Bucks a Lehigh was among 14 republicans and 12 democrats from the Pennsylvania delegation who voted for passage of the civil rights Bill in the House yesterday. The Bill passed in the House by a Roll Call vote of 290 to 130. Majority of the Yardley and lower Wakefield members of the joint Board to the Pool. Falls had hoped to build the $160,000 Pool alone. Jackson said he and the solicitor for the Falls Board and also a Bond counsel had agreed this would not be possible since the land on which the High school is to be built will be owned by the joint Board. At this. Falls member Bradshaw Snipes again proposed the construction of the Pool by the joint Board. The motion was seconded by John Bodnarik jr., i it Ower Wakefield. Was Defeated this motion was Defeated at last weeks joint Board meeting and it prompted diaries Ford. Also Flower Wakefield to ask a How Many times arc you going to bring this motion up a joint Board president Robert r. Trefz who voted in favor of the Pool said he objected to continually bringing the same motion before the Board. A we could do this with every item that comes up and we would have an awful situation a he said. Same result then the vote was taken a with the same result As last week. Immediately afterwards Richard Day president of the Kalis Board said the Falls group would meet immediately after the joint Board meeting broke up to discuss constructing the Pool at an elementary school at Falls township. Falls members had obviously anticipated defeat in efforts to get the Pool built at the new High school because when they met later mrs. Kessler read an elaborate motion that directed architect Ronald e. Vaughn to prepare plans for a Pool at the Village Park school. William w. Ingraham Region continued on Page 5. Col. 5 by scoop Lewis courier times staff writer swirling Snow sub freezing temperatures and creasing winds today staggered lower Bucks Comitia is As they battled a repeat of yesterdays storm. More than two inches of Snow i had fallen by la . Today. Added to yesterdays 2.8 inches the double barrelled storm had i already dumped about five inches of Snow on the area. Winds which began intensifying shortly before la this morn ing caused Drifting of Snow in a 1 Many areas. Driving conditions were a i Haidous throughout the county As the new Snow fell on top of the i ice coated roads. Most roads i however were reported passable As state and local Crews were out hindering Early this morning. Schools close a schools in lower Bucks were closed Ami Many meetings 1 scheduled for tonight were either postponed or cancelled. Before the storm was due to taper off late this afternoon or evening lower Bucks was expected to get an accumulation of four inches of Snow today. This would hike the two Day snowfall to about seven inches the newest storm began shortly after 3 . With Light flurries. By 7 30 of clock an Inch of Snow had fallen. Temperatures which have remained below freezing the past 48 hours were expected to turn colder tonight with an overnight Low Between five and to degrees. Mercury dips yesterdays High was 27 degrees while the Low was 20. At 7 . Today the Mercury dipped to 19 degrees. By noon it had climbed Only one degree and Wasny to expected to go above the 20s the rest of the Day. Bucks county and Southeastern Pennsylvania were being hardest hit by the Northeast storm which developed Over Tennessee and moved northward Over Virginia at 9 a in. While not As intensified As predicted today s storm was still expected to produce heavy Snow at times before Drifting out to sea. Winds build up winds which began at 15 Miles an hour from the Northeast had built up to 25 Miles an hour shortly before noon. Drifting of the Fluffy Light Snow was expected especially in Rural areas. The storm is expected to give Way to Clear skies tonight and tomorrow accompanied by continued Strong winds and bitter cold temperatures. The Pennsylvania Turnpike was forced to lower its Speed limit to 35 Miles per hour from continued on Page 5, col. 5 roads risky Snow causes Many crashes Dri ing on any i Ower Bucks Road was a risky business yesterday and today no matter How cautious a Motorist might be roads and streets glazed with ice and often congested slow moving or stalled cars played most to Many accidents. In Bristol township police were kept Busy yesterday with nine accidents involving 28 cars. Total damage to vehicles was estimated at approximately $7,-000 twelve cars were involved in one massive pileup on the i Levittown Parkway. $500 damage a 1963 Volkswagen operated by Stewart Snedeker 52, of 190 Dogwood drive Levittown was damaged to the extent of $500 yesterday in a collision at Haines Road and Farmbrook drive. Levittown. Operator of the other vehicle was John b. Eves 50, of 141 Farmbrook drive. Damage to Eves car also was $500. Three accidents occurred yesterday in Falls township one of which involved a Penn Bury school system bus empty except for tho Driver Carl Escher of big Oak Road re i Yardley. Police said the bus was slowing Down for a Stop sign at the Mill Creek exit of the route 13 ramp when it was struck in the rear by a car driven by Maurice Cantin 29. Address not Given. No injuries were reported in this 4 . Accident. 2 injured two people were injured in a collision on route i in front of the i hat diner at 4 30 pm treated at Mercer Hospital Trenton were Charlotte Mcallister 20. Of 337 Prospect St., Morrisville the Driver who suffered a spinal muscle Strain and her husband. Louis Mcallister 21. A possible concussion. Both were released to their own doctor. The second car was driven by Harry w. Terry of 27 prune Wood Road. Plumbridge Levittown. George w. Alstead jr., 37, of 8 Wisteria Lane. Will Wood Levittown lost control of his continued on Page 5, col. 6 speaking up a congressman believes that Christine Keeler and Richard Burton have something in com exceptional i classes okd the Penn Bury joint school Board last night agreed to join in a plan to set up a program for exceptional children in Low i or Bucks county. The agreement will be for one year starting in july. Other school districts in lower Bucks have already voted in favor of the plan which Aims at establishing joint facilities for Chil Dren who Are Well above or below the average. Mon. Up writer Bruce Agnew explores this subject and similar instances in the past in a sparkling column on today s feature Page Page 7. Index i amusements. La movies. Births. Admissions 5 sports. Classified. 14-17 stocks. To comics. Is 19 to review. Editorials. 6 tvs schedule. 19 editorial features. 7 women a news. 8, 9 Jacoby on Bridge. 2 Junior reporter 18 classified no. I 3-1000 obituaries. 20, la night classified i 6-4600 vow nov Vav we a a

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