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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 8, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaR for news of Southampton Trevose Feasterville see Page 4 it ttys i Tutu qom Trier Delaware valleys greatest Home newspaper vol. 56, no. 224 member Abc Bristol pa., Friday evening july 8, 1966 34 pages weather fair and hot today. Fair tonight. Sunny and hot tomorrow and sunday. Price ten cents thousands stranded strike grounds five major airlines Washington up a machinists strike shut Down five of the nations major airlines today stranding thousands of vacation lists and travellers from coast to coast. Sixty per cent of the nations air traffic was grounded As the International association of machinists Iam walked out at 6 . Local time Cross the country. Tourists and businessmen scrambled to get travel accommodations on non st Nick air lines and on buses and trains. Terminals of every Type of transportation Media were in turmoil As the strike compounded the usual Peak summer vacation demand. Urged on by president Johnson both sides in the prolonged contract dispute agreed to meet with assistant labor Secretary James j. Reynolds in Washington saturday at 10 . Edt. But prospects were considered dim for any Quick settlement of the strike against Eastern United trans world National and North West airlines. Reynolds planned to Confer late tonight with Labo Secretary w. Willard Wirtz who Waif returning from a visit to Japan. Shrines stranded similarly there was Little optimism that the unstuck airlines and the railroads and buses would be Able to Cope completely with the travel emergency. For instance 30,000 shrines were demanding transportation Home from san Francisca As their week Long convention ended there. A the trouble is that at this time of year everybody a already using All their equipment a an airline official said. The strike also had an Impact on the governments mail operations and the . Space Center at Cape Kennedy Fla. The civil aeronautics Board continued on Page 34, col. 2 striking airline machinists picket the st. Louis Eastern airline ticket counter in the st. Louis Lambert Airport terminal today. Two Eastern Steward esses left stand idly chatting with nothing to do As numerous passengers line up at american airlines which is not being struck. Up telephoto reds demand execution i a. Pilots Quot confessions broadcaster Shell sing in miss Pennsylvania contest a a miss Bucks in Talent division tonight a North Viet a Tokyo up Nam. Broadcast of captured . Pilots admitting to bombing a schools hospitals churches and. Lit Good evening j of Foffi a real Britain. India Call for Viet Nam truce. Prime ministers Harold Wilson and Indira Gandhi of the two Commonwealth countries planning to Fly to Moscow next week to enlist soviet support for a peace conference at Geneva. Chances for Success of this one very slim considering Warsaw pact conference denunciations of the . And promises of increased support for Hanoi so. America just continues keeping the pressure on until the commies get the right message. Well sir. It looks like a very Long warm summer. Mercury scooted up to 94 yesterday due for about the same scoot today and no Promise of Relief during the weekend. Okay turn up the air conditioner and confine your worrying to this worsening drought. Taxpayers suit questioning democratic gubernatorial candidate Shapp s $1.4 million primary expense account brings a Shapp counter suit against gop candidate Shafer with the same questioning. These strictly political by plays for the general election course. And they mean nothing of course other than an attempt to throw the voter off balance. Nocent people today and said angry mobs demanded their deaths. Communist news Agency dispatches also told How a a scores of american prisoners were paraded through the streets of Hanoi while a a human sea surged Forward and Shook fists at a the peace disturber and. Child killers. The report said the crowd demanded that the government a try and punish the pirates and cried out for their execution. In Washington the state department accused North Viet Nam of violating the Geneva prisoner of War convention by subjecting the american prisoner to such humiliation. Department press officer Marshall Wright indicated the United states would protest through the International bed Cross. The communist news Agency captured pilots a two of the pilots Are Rob ert Shumaker left and Murphy Neal Jones. Broadcast two statements attributed to air Force capt. David d. Hatcher. 32. Of California and cmdr. James Mulligan. 40, of Massachusetts expressing their regrets for taking part m Egan s principal leaving l. Bucks and five of the nation a major airlines grounded by a machinists strike and you can bet hundreds of thousands of weekend travellers Are going to be caught to a Gigantic squeeze. Funny thing. With All of our sophisticated Means of travel in this country we re still saddled with a Gas Light Era approach to labor management relations. All right forget about rearing your son to be president. Get him in the teamsters Union instead. You see where Jimmy Haifa the Boss Man has been reelected to his third five year term with a new salary of 1190,-900 a year those disappointing phils we re forsaking them for the entire weekend. Rev. Linus t. Carr principal of Bishop Egan High school. Fairless Hills since 1902, has been transferred to st. Francis preparatory school in Spring Grove a. Also four members of the franciscan fathers third order regular faculty who staff Bishop Egan and two members of the Bishop con Well. High school faculty in Levittown also Are being transferred. Announcement of the transfers was made today in directives issued by the very Rev. Jude Gleeson t.o.r., minister continued on Page 34, col. 2 Rev. Linus t. Carr look for these we sent two of our a specialists to look at the a mailing patient. Ben Borowsky and Stacy Briggs report their findings on the Phillies. Page 18. Coi word is Worth $450. And the deadline is monday Midnight. Page 12. Index amusements. 12.13 building. 11-17 classified. 21-31 coi word. 12 moles 32, 33 editorial. 6 editorial features. 7 Jacoby. 12 obituaries. 5, 21 movie. Sports a a. A # # a stocks. To review. To schedule women a news. 12 is 1934143311 Dav classified we 3-1000 night classified wi-6-460� the bombings and assuring the North vietnamese people they util win the War. No hometowns were Given. A since my capture. I have realized that the War which is waged by the United states government is dirty and bad Hatcher was quoted As saying. A. . Aircraft have bombed. Various targets in North Viet Nam resulting in damage to dams Dykes schools hospitals churches and innocent people. 1 have to be responsible for these crimes also. A i was one of the United continued on Page 34, col. 3 a jets elude air missiles Saigon up a air Force Pilot eluded communist Mig jets firing air to air missiles yesterday to Pound railway installations and anti aircraft Sites in North Viet names red River Valley . Military spokesmen said today. In a return raid on North Viet names largest Oil depot on the outskirts of Haiphong Navy jets dealt a a devastating blow to the communist War machine by knocking out pumping stations that handle 95 per cent of All Petroleum imports the . Spokesmen said. The air Force Thunder chiefs blasted Sam anti. Air Craft missile Sites and heavily damaged a 25-car freight train. A flight of Thunder chiefs attacking a Sam launching site was jumped by two Mig 21s, Russia s most advanced fighter interceptor. The migs fired two air to air missiles but the american pilots successfully dodged them and they exploded harmlessly in the air. In newly reported ground action. . Marines said they killed 25 communists in Rice paddies near Danang and about 369 Miles North of Saigon yesterday. By scoop Lewis courier times staff writer Philadelphia a Isabel Jean Kirk of Langhorne miss Bucks county will present her Talent number tonight in her quest for the miss Pennsylvania 1966 title. Last night the 19-year a old Bucks county Community col lege freshman come september appeared in evening gown and swim suit Competition As the three Day pageant opened at convention Hall. A sparse turnout of about 200 persons was in the spacious Hall last night to see miss Kirk and 19 other of Pennsylvania a fairest compete for the right to represent the Keystone state in the miss America pageant in Atlantic City in september. On to tomorrow the state Winner who will receive a 11.000 scholarship and a four year gubernatorial scholarship. Will be crowned tomorrow night. The finals will be televised tomorrow from 9 to 11 . By Kew to Channel 3. Preliminary winners 1 a s t night were Grace Anne sch Enck. Miss Lehigh Valley and Gale Veronica Rothwell miss Philadelphia. Miss Schenck 19, of North Field. N. A a a a student at Muhlenberg College in Allentown won the swim suit Competition. She has dark Brown hair Blue eyes and stands five feet six inches. Operatic vocal miss Rothwell 21, of Philadelphia a student at the Academy of vocal arts won the Talent Competition with an offering of the operatic vocal a Oquando Bucks Beauty a Jean Isabel Kirk miss Bucks county walks Down runway of convention Hall during last nights swim suit Competition in the miss Pennsylvania pageant. Courier times photo men vol from la Boheme. She is five feet three inches has Blue eyes and blonde hair. Two More preliminary winners will be selected tonight before the Field is pared to 10 semifinalists tomorrow. Miss Kirk who has Brown eyes blonde hair and stands five feet six inches will perform a vocal selection a do i hear a Waltz a tonight Rush Rush Rush commenting backstage after last night s performance miss Kirk said a a it a been Rush Rush Rush since we got Here tuesday. We did no to get finished rehearsing until 1 30 . Today thursday and were up at 8 for in last nights Competition. Miss Bucks county wore a Black swim suit and a White silk Peau a some Semi full gown with panel Back bodice and Hemline trim of White baby Ostrich feathers. With her sleeveless gown. Miss Kirk wore White kid gloves. Parents attend her gown was designed by mrs. Ann Rago of the French shop. Bristol. Attending last nights opening were jeans parents. Or. And mrs. Leslie Kirk of Silver Lake Road Langhorne and miss Kathleen Pagano of Cornwell Heights miss Bucks county 1964. Escorting the 20 contestants last night was the Pennsylvania military College Cadet corps. Mistress of ceremonies for the pageant is Maria Beale Fletcher miss America 1962. Bul Thev won t to exactly like Gable wore double breasted suits coming Back by Kathy Finegan women a news editor new York hold that chuckle gentlemen those double breasted suits worn by Clark Gable and George raft on the late shows wont look so funny when you re wearing them yourselves. And you will be. Updated look the biggest news in fashion for fall �?T66 is the return of the double breasted suit. Next to the biggest news is that the men have come close to up staging the ladies on their own grounds. Aside from London a Carnaby st. Styles which have affected mostly the switched on set and influenced clothes for teenagers menus styles have shown Only the most minor changes m detail since the Ivy league look snatched away those Bulky padded shoulders. The double breasted suit for 1966, however will not be exactly what Gable wore. Its an updated look a dignified slim and handsome. Peak lapels and Side vents also accent the con temporary feeling. Fabrics too Are from the thirties a p i n Stipe and Chalk Stripe a bordering on the gangster a. Wide ties too the younger Man will find himself wearing a More shaped suit probably with a flowered tie about five inches wide. The suit for the More mature gentleman will be Cut on a straighter line and his tie a probably not flowered a will run about a three and one half inches wide. Both will Wear dark silk continued on Page 34, col. 1 daughter s wedding items taken burglars get $35,000 Coin collection a Coin collection valued Between $35,000 and $50,000 was stolen from the Home of Natalie r. Amato 221 Blough court Fairless Hills sometime monday or tuesday. Besides the collection. Amato said everything his daughter had saved for her wedding on aug. 6 was either stolen or damaged. When the Amato family returned from vacation they discovered the House ransacked and a woman a wrist watch and approximately $70 stolen. The Coin collection was taken from a Safe which was found in the Middle of the living room floor. Entry was made through a bedroom window said Falls township police who Are investigating the burglary with the Pennsylvania state police. The reason for not releasing information earlier was because an inventory had not been taken police said. A the face value of the collection is $3,000.�?� said Amato an employee of . Steel far the a the stolen coins represent go per cent of my entire Coin past 25 years. A the Market ii Section a Amato said a a in be value is much greater than j been a part time Coin dealer for Serai years and now i. I won t be Able to hold shows i Amato who has five children Hay ached used a said his eldest daughter Gladys 20, remained at Home while the rest of the family went to Wisconsin to visit his wife a Cousin from june 28 to july i. Gladys who was visiting a girl Friend in Levittown at the time of the theft reported it to her parents he said. Amato said he was to exhibit his Coin collection at various Points across the country. A the most unfortunate part of the incident is the Shock my wife has suffered a he said. A she has been under a doctor s care since we Gat

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