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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 1, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaRe Iasi soap Box Derby tomorrow. See suppl for news of Southampton Trevose Feasterville see Page 9 vol. 56, no. 220 Lucks Tenis Intuit Delaware valleys greatest Home newspaper Heather fair today tonight and tomorrow. Variable cloudiness cooler sunday. Member Abc Bristol pa., Friday evening july 1, 1966 44 pages Price ten cents merchants Are . Starts collecting sales tax Oday Trenton api new Jersey s three per cent sales tax took effect today with a Stern warning from state officials that noncom Plianos by merchants wont be tolerated. State treasurer John a. Ker Vick said he has heard reports of a arrogance on the part of shop owners who Are standing Back a indicating they would refuse to cooperate in collecting tax receipts. Kervick said All merchants who sell taxable goods Are required to collect the Levy for the state regardless of whether they have received registration slips registration forms the state Hopes to have the registration forms in the hands of All merchants by july 15. Kervick declined to disclose How widespread the attitude of a arrogance a might be among new jerseys 200,000 merchants. Kervick mixed his warning with a Promise of cooperation a a sympathy patience and understanding a As much As we can Muster a will be applied in dealing with shop owners he said. A at the same time keeping in mind that 1 have a responsibility to enforce the Law a William Kingsley acting director of the state division of taxation outlined two forms of Legal action the state could take against recalcitrant merchants the state attorney general could bring civil suit in court or through the county sheriffs office he said. Criminal action in instances of continued wilful noncompliance county prosecutors can take criminal action Kingsley said. The maximum penalty is a year in prison a $1.000 Fine or both. Kingsley and Kervick told a press conference thursday they feared orderly initiation of the tax could be hampered by consumer confusion and evasion. They said they would work to keep both to a minimum. There May be some fireworks from angry citizens state officials confided. The last time the state enacted a sales tax a in the depression Days of 1135 a the outcome was a disaster. Public outcries of protest resulted in its repeal four months later. The Treasury officials said the state is seeking informal agreements with out of state merchants to assure that new Jersey ans who buy in new York and Pennsylvania Don t evade the new Jersey tax. The Levy Only would apply to goods purchased out of state which Are delivered to the Homes of new Jersey ans. Otherwise new Jersey citizens would simply the new York or Pennsylvania tax 5 per cent in each of the bordering states. Kingsley said he Hopes to arrange compacts with new York and Pennsylvania to Quot put Teeth continued on Page 14 col. 1 and 144 want More twp. School tax hiked 14.5 Mills by scoop Lewis courier time staff writer the average township Hometown Are not satisfied with their i i Board president Thomas j. Or will have to Shell out $43.50 Nanc Tal agreement with the Walsh or. Told Kaelin. And the More next year in school taxes.1 school Board. 50 Twu members at the meet ing that the school Board would meet with local 282 represent Bristol townships 1hw a 12 school budget was adopted last. Noting that expenditures Are Andrew Kaelin International night but the school directors up and Revenue the past year vice president of the transport Good evening Are looking for More Revenue was Down the school Board last workers Union of natives for Quot a final time next Al Cio pleaded school Board to a sit Down and arbitrate this he said if this be done the and 14� non professional pm night took action to sue local Pio yees Are still looking for sat businesses who have failed to Ary hikes. Comply with or the school the record a 116,405 budget districts mercantile tax up 7.2 per cent from last year s to of d workers would have to resort Calls for an 88 5-Mill real is to drastic action if drastic a late tax Levy. This is an in at the same time bus drive Ilion includes work stoppage. Id crease of 14 5 Mills Over last ers custodians and main recommend Kaelin told the years tax rate which Means i tenancy worker in the District school Board. America. With the thursday it Niht Kaelin who was i he Only per j son to speak on the budget last night sharply criticized the school Board for its failure to meet with the Union to arbitrate the proposed increases. Quot Are we talking to our a selves a he asked. Here it it a the King july 4th weekend. It la be a Sizzler All the Way with Mercury in the mrs says the Man always keeping us posted on the heat and the humidity. Can the occasionally say something about Cooling breezes and a few Days of rain Kaelin in telling the school continued on Page 14, cal.,4 heat wave jams Coney Island soldiers of the 1st infantry division look at captured Viet Cong equipment including a heavy machine gun arid rifles yesterday. The equipment captured during a fierce fight no i a it la also he a weekend of tray in accidents injuries and death on the highways Here and throughout the nation. There san excellent Way to prevent All of this however. I everybody keep the car in the garage from Sundown tonight until sunup tuesday. What a the matter with staying at Home i anyhow soap Box Derby tomorrow on j Wood hour not it Road at five a Points and with a record Field of 54 Fine lads ready for Honor and action the classic should he a Dandy. Hit Oil Dep o quite a Day for the boys come to think of it from trial time at 9 . Right through the banquet of champions time at 7 . Next year by Golly we re going to build ourselves an automobile. Sales tax a 3 per cent a effective in new Jersey today. Our friends in the neighbor-1 ing state wont like it but learn to live with it. Indeed have to if n. Is to get away from the verge of Bank-1 rust by and in step with the i times with its highways its education. Its welfare institutions it state services . Warplane again clobber i vi., cd Oil depots around Hanoi and i Iii \ 11 a president Johnson very firmly makes it dear the air strikes will continue until the commies give some indication they re i ready and willing to talk peace. The traditional Relief for a new York heat wave has been a Quick trip to the Sands of Coney Island and from the looks of things the Coney Island Beach is losing none of its popularity. The thermometer climbed to 96 degrees As the hot weather continued to be labor the metropolitan area. Up telephoto i Saigon up �?. Warplanes destroyed Oil installations near Haiphong today for the third consecutive Day underlining president Johnson a threat to punish North Viet Nam until it is ready to talk peace. Planes hit within 15 Miles of the big port. . Planes also struck Viet Cong positions in South Viott Nam but in a tragic error accidentally d u med their bombs on a vietnamese Village j killing five civilians and wound ing 43 others. The Accident occurred about 15 Miles North of the Bien Hoa air base near1 Saigon in the ground War troops of j the . 1st infantry division 8 1 Miles Northeast of Saigon were chasing the remnants of a Viet Cong battalion Back into Cambodia. A . Officer said the communists apparently struck from Cambodia but were routed with a loss of 320 Viet Cong dead communist China reacted for the first time today to the attacks on Oil storage depots on the outskirts of Hanoi and Haiphong. It said the attacks brought a the . Aggressors one step nearer to their but it did not threaten a korean Type intervention. Communist diplomats in London said red China is i was said to it a virtually certain Quot to steer attack on China Clear of direct armed conflict nut ear installation with the United states unless a prov me China itself is attacked. Peking the raids was so c about 90 Miles North of Sai began with a Cong ambush armoured column but ended in american Victory with at least 120 killed. Up Cable photo 3rd Day first of the systematic destruction of fut her North Viet names Petroleum Kiang an Ltd 0jj supp yes it biggest i raids came wednesday when nation not company pm tradesmen at Fairless air Force and Navy jets knocked out about .50 per cent of the country soil storage capacity in raids on the fringes i of Hanoi and Haiphong. This was followed up with attacks on three smaller facilities North of Hanoi thursday. Suicide by Poison women prefer 11 every thoughtful american will firmly agree with the presi Dent. Well our pm hts Quot Ryty Wel come Back Home tonight after taking three in a Row from the mets do you suppose they could also sweep the series with the cubs inflation a period when a Man goes broke in a prosperous kind of Way. Five times As Many women As men attempted suicide by Poison in lower Bucks county according to the annual report released today by the Poison control Center of lower Bucks county Hospital. The report revealed that of 32� cases handled at the Center 50 were suicide attempts and of these 42 involved women. Of the 50 cases. 17 were by children under 18 years of age. The figures were for the year from june 1965, through june 1966. And of the total cases 271 involved children. Of the 49 adults treated at the Center 30 involved women and ii men. In emergency lower Bucks is one of 150 treatment centers in Pennsylvania equipped to handle Poison cases. The renter contains information concerning almost every known poisonous substance and the proper antidote for each. Out of reach in emergency cases information will be Given by calling 785-1211, ext. 251, while waiting for a doctor or ambulance to arrive. Bottles or other evidence of what substance was taken by the victim should be brought to the emergency department continued on Page 14, col. 41 about 100 striking members of local 88, structural ironworkers Al Cio picketed the two main Gates at . Steels Fairless works in Falls township this morning. The tradesmen working at the steel Plant As members of local 88 Are not employed by u. S. Steel. The strike involving just local 68 headquartered in Trenton started at 1 . Today when negotiations failed last night Between ironworkers and the masters building association of Trenton. Not affecting operation a spokesman for Fairless works today said the strike is not affecting the Plant operation even though some employees of u. S. Steel in the building trades such As carpenters electricians and masons Are honouring the picket line. Members of the teamsters Union also honoured the strike by refusing to Cross the lines with their trucks. A. Types of Eon s t m or tenancy in t a county a largest there were a and sympathize at the steel 8 a. M. F of Rived at of a thet general f the pickets Toda May last from weeks. $40 i an officer of local 68 said the Basic issues Are increased wages and a vacation plan. A the Only thing members of local 68 want is a wage and vacation plan comparable to the locals in new Jersey and new York a he said. Local 68 has projects contracted from Trenton to Toms i River n. J., including certain $ t a i Tenet eel july a Etc Elt i at a Muzii is. It t. A Muse m in to bulletins classified Coin Wor comics .1 Dutto rails editor it a _ Jacoby obituaries . Officials disclosed today that three air Force Jet fighters accidentally dumped j their bomb loads on a South vietnamese Village while returning from a combat Mission a today killing five civilians and wounding 43 others. Mam tried to Jettison 1, Bucks i. The spokesman said the 1 tragic Accident occurred As the pickets i three floor were attempting to x. To Gate Jettison their unused bomb Sarly As loads Over a designated Jettison rets a Sarea about 15 Miles North of bin Hoa air base. Among j the bombs failed to release be strike properly As the pilots pulled out to two i of their runs and the deadly 1 continued on Page 14, col. 5 tul medicare a for Coin word has been exy at Midnight because of the 1 and its Worth $4 m1. Page 14. On medicare Hasni to been Chang it into effect at Midnight. How t i and How much will it Cost Index. 12, 13 15 a 17 22 29 14 30, 31. S7 32 22 movies. Sports. Stocks. To review to schedule. Women a news. 12. 18 a 20 22 12 a a a a a a 31. 10, 11 Day classified it 3-100� night classified w1-6-460�

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