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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 1, 1968, Levittown, Pennsylvania Bema Lent f Carterville Northampton Southampton it armist vol. 58, no. 221 Tarrier lurks of flouncy ii ill tit member Abc monday evening july i 1968 44 pages final edition Price ten cents lbs signs nuclear weapons tre Atli in. No i it i a o arms limit for Vii nations soviet i res Moscow up a Premier Alexei n. Kit Saygin today announced the soviet Union has asked All nations to make sweeping cutbacks in the arms race including a reduction of nuclear weapons. Kosygin made the Surprise announcement at the Moscow signing ceremony of the a British sponsored treaty Banning the spread of nuclear arms. A the soviet government has sent to All governments a memorandum on certain measures to halt the arms lace including the prohibition of the use of nuclear weapons an end to the production of nuclear weapons a reduction in nuclear stockpiles and restrictions on the Means of delivers a he said. The soviet Premier called on the 18-nation disarmament conference in Geneva to take up the proposal. Kosygin had been expected to he a silent member of the ceremony. But he Rose and spoke Only a few Days after foreign minister Andrei Gromyko offered the United states talks on halting their Mutual arms race including the development of the hugely expensive antimissile missle system. Gromyko . Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson and Britain a ambassador or. Geoffrey Harrison signed the non proliferation treaty under sparkling chandeliers in the Dom Primov the House of receptions nestled on the Lenin Hills overlooking Central Moscow. The Moscow singing came hours before because of the time change from one capital continued on rage 12. Col. 5 summer finally arrived. It was a real Good old fashioned hot weekend and so Long coming nobody could complain about it. Of course with Homes cars and offices being increasingly air conditioned hot weather gets easier to take. Everybody in the Pool. Degaulle scores a landslide Victory. The people of France prove they would rather have him than communism. No country has Ever voted itself communistic. It has always been done by Force and usually stays in Power by Force. There were some More protests around the country. However after careful checking there could be found no riots or demonstrations in this country Over the Viet Cong murder of 88 peaceful villagers in Viet Nam or the East Germany illegal Border restrictions. You would think some of these peace groups would be disturbed by these two events. Or is it just the United states actions they want to protest whether we Zig or Zag. Another plane is hijacked and diverted to Cuba. The cubans have announced they will try the Pilot who escaped Cuba years ago and became an american citizen. Flying South today you have to Check your Spanish to make sure it Isnit too Rusty. Phils Are in a tailspin. If they done to Start hitting and winning soon the cry will go up to bring Back Gene Mauch. Gal we know is fit to be tied. Got a ring from her boy Friend but Only on the phone. Washington up presi Dent Johnson announced today agreement has been reached he tween the United states and the soviet Union to begin talks a in the nearest future on Mutual limitation of nuclear weapons. Johnson in a speech prepared for a White House ceremony for signing of the nuclear nonproliferation treaty said a at this moment of achievement and Hope i am gratified to he Able to report and announce to the world a significant agreement a an agreement i have actively sought and worked for since january 1984. Reach Accord agreement has been reached Between the Union of soviet socialist republics and the United states to enter in the nearest future into discussions on the limitation and reduction of both offensive strategic nuclear weapons delivery sys tems and systems of defense against ballistic officials said no Date or place for the initial meetings with the soviet Union had been set but they described the agreement As being equivalent in importance to the Start of talks in Paris with North Vietnam on the Vietnam War. The president said discussion on limitation of nuclear Wea Pons would be Complex and they would not. Be easy. A we have no illusions that it will be easy. I know the stubborn patient persistence it has required to get this far i know the difficulties that lie ahead i know the fears suspicions and anxieties we shall have to overcome Quot officials said the agreement on starting talks about scaling Down the nuclear race dates Back to a letter sent to the president in december. 1983. By 16 medals Given on spot i a. Paratroopers smash Long attack Saigon a up a. S. Para troopers lobbing grenades Between gaps in their own positions beat Back a 200-Man Viet Cong suicide attack near Saigon sunday in a mass display of valor that led a Mer i c a n commanders to award 16 medals on the spot military spokesmen disclosed today. The air War intensified and b52 bombers struck five times today into the demilitarized zone Doz and into the gun Battle kills woman Meridian miss. Impi a Young Man wounded in an abortive attempt to bomb the Home of a jewish merchant apparently was waging a guerrilla warfare against the communist jew a woman was killed and a police officer and a bystander wounded during a gun Battle sunday. Thomas Albert Tarrants Iii. 22 of Mobile ala., was seriously wounded by Buckshot when he fled a police stakeout at the Home of Meyer Davidson shortly after Midnight sunday. Tarrants companion mrs. Kathy Ainsworth 26. A school teacher and card carrying member of the Kun flux klan auxiliary was killed in the fusillade that also felled officer Mike Hatcher 30. And Sailor Robert Burton 20, As he ran to investigate the commotion. A notebook found on Tarrants said he was a minute Man. Totally committed to defeating the communist jew conspiracy which threatens our country a any Means shall be police said the notebook said Tarrants had been a under ground since last March 23 and a operating guerrilla warfare. I have always believed in continued on Page 12, col. 4 Nikita h Khrushchev then soviet Premier regarding territorial requested talks Johnson used the 1963 letter to specifically request discus Sion of nuclear weapons limit ions when he replied to Khrushchev in january 1964 the Exchange of letters came soon after Johnson took office following the assassination of president John f. Kennedy. J o h n s o n s announcement came several hours after Alexei Kosygin who succeeded Khrushchev As russian pre Mier. Announced at a similar treaty signing ceremony in Moscow that the soviets had asked All nations to make sweeping cutbacks in the arms race including a reduction of nuclear weapons. a writer showers expected to take heat off Southern regions of North Vietnam for the first time in nearly two months to bombard newly discovered Battle Post tons. They also hit the Saigon area eight times. The nonstop offensive by . Jet fighter bombers increased another notch and air Force and Navy planes flew 139 missions sunday against targets just above the Doz. It marked six weeks of almost unprecedented maximum Effort strikes. But it was on the ground in Viet Cong infested territory just to the Northwest of Saigon that americans newest War heroes were made in a Battle that pitched them against communist troops charging to within a few feet of the paratrooper positions. The americans were from the first battalion of the 101st airborne division s 3rd brigade. They killed at least 38 of the guerrillas who stormed their positions with Satchel charges and grenades after a heavy rocket and mortar barrage. The americans lost no dead but 20 paratroopers were wounded. One of the heroes was pfc. Lester d. L Heureux of Omaha nebr., who kept his four Man machine gun team pouring a steady Stream of fire at the continued on Pae 12, col. 3 a neither rain nor. A Joann Garrahan seems to be keeping a her cools As she delivers mail on pleasant Lane Pinewood Levittown beneath a sizzling Sun and broiling 90-degree temperatures. The Young collegian from 234 Quincy drive Levittown is one of two feminine mail carriers working this summer out of the Levittown Post office. The other is Kathy Bruehl of 202 Blue Ridge drive Levittown. Courier times photo by Ron Brown by scoop Lewis courier tires staff writer the heats on and this May Well be the hottest Day of the year. In fact it might be the hottest the past two years and could break the record for july i sound sizzling Well it was 89 degrees at la a m. And the Mercury hit 92 Ai 2 p m. Its a peeled to keep going up up into the upper 90s, still perspiring. Well h e r eds something that May cooly a showers or thundershowers Are expected late tonight which should break the hot and humid spell. Cooler tomorrow fair skies and cooler less humid temperatures in the 80s will be in order tomorrow. In fact much cooler temperatures Are the word be tween wednesday and Fri Day with rain expected thursday or Friday. If so. It could mean a Cool wet july 4 but that s still a few Davs off. Right now ifs hot and humid the record Gigli for this Date is 98 set on july i 1945. To Date the highest temperature this year was 94 degrees a recorded Only yesterday. And it was the highest since july 26. 1966 when the thermometer also hit 94 the Mercury got up to 97 on july 13, the same year. June bowed out in crazy hot and cold fashion As monthly temperatures average 70.6 degrees slightly continued on Page 12. Col. 4 cites reasons Cor resignation from Bench judge Power prefers being a Quot player by Charles f. Mcgurk courier times staff writer judge William m. Power App a r e n 11 y would rather be a a player than an in mentioning his resignation to Republican county chairman . Afflerback judge Power said he was a More accustomed to being a player rather than an Umpire and that he believed he could make a better contribution to society As an attorney. Judge Power officially submitted his resignation from the Bench of Bucks county common pleas coup this morning. His resignation was announced in the courier times saturday. The judge s comment to of fire officials probing Blaze 3 Ream house9 flames a gals wearing the new Cut out bathing garb Are a sight for Shore eyes. Local and state fire officials Are investigating the cause of a Blaze which yesterday destroyed an unfinished House a negro was building in an All White neighbourhood of Bristol township. James Wheeler jr., 26, who has lived in Kingswood Park formerly Bristol Terrace the past 13 years began building his new by level House about seven months ago in the 4600 Block of Hatfield St., off Bath Road. He and his wife Dolores had hoped it would be ready to move into it in two months or so however construction on the Home has been stymied since no sewer lines have been connected from the House to the main sewer line. Too High a a it a been going Back and Forth for about four months a Wheeler said As he spoke of the attempt to get a line run 300 feet from the House. The water level in the area was found to be too High for cesspool purposes. Yesterday afternoon Wheeler and his wife stood by helplessly As the Shell of their a dream House went up in flames Robert Kralle chief of the third District fire co., estimated about $5,000 damage to the unfinished double rancher Type House. The building has a cider Block foundation. The remainder of the House a trame shingles went up in flames. Possible racism Wheeler a sanitation worker at the Ternstedt division of general motors corp in Trenton feels the Blaze was the work of arsonists and possibly racism. However he said he has never had any problems or threats in the Pasi. Chief Kralle and other fire of continued on Page 12, col. 4 see other Story Page 12 tier Back brought to mind the statement judge Power made when he was appointed to the Bench in december. At that time he said. A naturally i feel wonderful about the appointment but can t help but feeling a bit nostalgic a i really have mixed emotions. He also said then. A i hate to leave the Law practice but i am Ela de Over the appointment Quot in a prepared statement is sued today judge Power said that within a reasonable time of his appointment came to real ize his Many years As a lawyer in general practice had a Fash loved me for a professional tem permanent and orientation which May not be completely Pompati Hie with the temperament and orientation required of my Judi Cial position. Thus it became apparent to me that i should continue returning to the private practice of 20 years practice prior to his appointment the 50-year-old judge had practice Law for 20 years at 102 n. Main St. Doylestown first with webs Ter s. Achey and since 1959 in partnership with James Bowen and Robert w Vail ont. Power said he Felt it improper to resign until a sincere Effort been made to adjustment and a in no event until the Busy win Ter and Spring trial sessions had been completed a his statement this period Bas now passed and i have come to the firm but relic Tan conclusion i should now request that my resignation be accepted As of july 22. 1968. In continued on Page 12, col. I . Officials Saki the subject of nuclear arms had been under discussion Between Washington and Moscow since the Johnson Khrushchev Exchange and that the two nations reached a Broad agreements at the Glassboro Summit conference Between Johnson and Kosygin in june. 1967 the officials said. However that a Only in the last few Days has the soviet Union agreed to move into these pledges cooperation the president pledged full i s. Cooperation to bring into being safeguards outlined in the treaty a we shall thus help provide the basis of Confidence necessary for increased cooperation in the peaceful nuclear he added a the United states is not asking any country to accept and safeguards we Are not willing to accept Johnson said during the Moscow counter part to the treaty signing ceremony in Washington. Rosy Gin said his government had a sent to All governments a memorandum on certain Mea mutinied on Page 12, col. 4 children help too there s a note at the Bottom of the letter that reads. A . We collected sixty its from Jane. Carol and Alice Thomas and Patti Amisson and its another expression of How the children in lower Bucks county feel about opera Tion Blue skies. Jane Carol Alice and Patti took in the 60 cents at a Lemon Ade stand in the Stonybrook Section of Levittown. The Money they believe should go to Send less fortunate children to a sum Mer Camp in August Camp la Dore in the Pocono. They sent in 60 cents along. A voluntary operation Blue skies ii the project that will put perhaps As Many As too youngsters in Camp youngsters who otherwise could not go. Its funds come entirely from voluntary contributions such As that of Jane Carol Alice and Patti a and it needs a lot of help from individuals groups organizations businesses and industries. Send your contribution if you can make one to Blue skies courier times route 13, Levittown or to the projects treasurer John Catzin. Vice president of the Fidelity Bank at the Bank a Bristol office 244 Rad Cliffe St. Contributions received today Penn Bury education association women of the Moose Bristol Patti Alice Carol and Jane total today previously received total to Date $50.00 25.00 .60 75.60 1,944.50 2,020.11 British Navy sends w warship Hong Kong up the British Royal Navy today sent a warship to help Marine police against communist chinese gunboats which abducted 50 chinese fishermen Over the weekend. To v action a group of students Are working rather than taking it easy flus summer in a cooperative program Between a local school District and the Johnsville naval air development Center. See the Story in words and pictures Page 18. Index amusements. Movies 35 birthdays 29 obituaries classified 36-41 sports 31-34 comics. 42,43 stocks i editorials. 6 to review editorial features ,.7 to schedule 43 food. 13 women s news 14-16 investor. 9 Jacoby. Junior reporter 26 Day classified i 3-1000 42 night classified i 6-4600

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