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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 14, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaFor news of Southampton Trevose Feasterville see Page 16 Miks in unto Emmr weather fair and hot but less humid today. Fair and Cool tonight. Fair Little cooler tomorrow. Vol. 56, no. 229 member Abc Delaware Valley s greatest Home newspaper Bristol pa., thursday evening july 14, 1966 48 pages ninth girl huddles in terror 8 Chicago nurses murder Din a crime of the Century Chicago up a eight student nurses were strangled stabbed and shot to death today by a tall Young Man while a ninth girl huddled in terror beneath a bed. Two suspects both Young White men were reported arrested by Indiana state police in Lake county ind., four Miles East of the Illinois state line. The suspects described As hitchhikers and match death toll reaches 106 in heatwave by the associated press storms kit scattered sections of the nation a heat Belt during the night but brought Only temporary Relief from the hot and humid weather across the Eastern two thirds of the country. Tho death toil from the heat Good evening shocking communiques out of Chicago. Mass murder of eight student nurses in their living quarters near the South Chicago Community Hospital worst crime the Windy City has experienced since the notorious st. Valentine s Day massacre of 1121 when gangsters shot seven. The big town and its police having their hands full what with the racial unrest of t h e past week climaxed but not related to by this awful tragedy. The heat we be still got with is although a real Cool 90 today Ron tras led somewhat with yesterdays boiling 97. And just to nicely complicate things a Celia third tropical storm of the season is roaming around the seas South of puerto Rico and heading slowly Northwest. Time for a nature to Start relaxing. So Frank Sinatra a december May Romance with Mia Farrow 21-year-old to Star culminates in a Sim,000 Diamond an engagement announcement and plans for a wedding in late fail. Well you be got to admit that two year courtship was a whirlwind sort of business. Shades of the secret agent in Washington As an american double spy foils attempts of two tech diplomats to a a bugs a of flees of High state department officials. You know these miserable commies just never change. You can to Trust Mem any More now than you could 20 years ago. Anyhow the baseball season resumes tonight after the All Star came break with the Phillies hosting the Hants at Connie Mack stadium. Mauch did no to have too much Success with the league hangers on Well see what he can do with the top of the totem pole order. # wave a now three weeks old in some areas a was at least pm. Scores of persons have been treated in hospitals for heat exhaustion and the continued hot and muggy weather has made millions of persons miserable. Heat related deaths in st. Louis and in two Illinois counties across the Mississippi River from the City totalled 87, including 14 in st. Louis. New York City s health department reported 17 deaths last seek directly attributed to heat stroke. Deaths for the week totalled 2,290, which was 150 above Normal for the period. Helen l. Taylor st. Louis Coroner said most of the dead continued on Page 4, col. 3 temperatures Dipp inhere the showers did t come but lower Bucks count ians today Are getting a respite from the blistering heat wave which has gripped most of the Eastern two thirds of the nation. For the first time since last saturday temperatures today were expected to be below the 00-degree Mark. With yesterdays High hitting a record breaking 07 degrees it marked the 17th out of 23 Days the Mercury topped the 00-degree Mark since summer arrived june 21. A weak cold front which came through from the Eastern great lakes area is keeping temperatures today in the upper 80s. While the cold front came through too late last night to drop temperatures it did re Duce the humidity which made life unbearable in lower Bucks the past few Days. This mom ing s Low was 78. Yesterday s 97 snapped the Mark of 95 set on july 13, 1936. Continued on Page 4, col. 6 ing the description Given by the survivor were returned to Chicago. The survivor of the massacre on Chicago a far South Side remained cowering in her hiding place for almost three hours. Then she dashed hysterically into the streets and blurted her Story to a policeman. The officer Daniel Kelly found one girl nude lying on a Couch on the first floor of the new two Story building. The bodies of the seven others Clad in night clothes were in two bedrooms on the second floor. All had been strangled police said. Some were mauled and there was evidence that they had been stabbed or shot. Police believed they had been sexually molested. Came from nowhere police said it appeared the assailant described As Young and White appeared Quot out of nowhere Quot in the duplex shared by 10 student nurses in training at South Chicago Community Hospital. The Hospital is seven blocks from the scene of the massacre. The intruder apparently held them at gunpoint in an upstairs bedroom terrifying them then took them individually to rooms and killed Jefrem. Only one victim identified As Corazon Amoro 23, escaped. Miss Amoro a native of the Philippines crept beneath a bed and apparently was overlooked. It was Chicago a greatest mass murder in recent history surpassing the fabled st. Valentines Day massacre when seven gangsters were machine gunned against a Wall in 1929. Coroner Andiew a Toman said Quot this is the crime of the two filipino victims two of the victims were like miss Amoro natives of the Philippines. The others were american one a negro. Gloria Davis 23, Dyer ind., was the first floor victim. She was strangled. Marian Jordan 21, Chicago was dumped on a bed. She had been stabbed repeatedly in the Chest left Eye and the Back of the neck. Susan Farris 22, Chicago was in a hallway Between the second floor bedrooms stabbed on the Chest and Chin. Patricia Matusek 21, Chicago had her wrists tied behind her with a bedsheets. She was strangled. Pamela Wilkening 22, Lansing 111., was on a bed. She too had been bound with a bed Sheet. She was stabbed and strangled. Nina Schmale 21, Wheaton hi., was on the floor stabbed in the neck strangled gagged with a bed Sheet and her hands bound. Valicento Passon 23, the Philippines was close by a Tom bedsheets around her neck strangled stabbed in the neck wrists tied behind her Back. Marlita Cargullo 21, the Philippines was tied at the Ankles and wrists. Her Throat was Cut. The massacre occurred in the first of a string of modernistic duplex apartments on Chicago a far Southwest Side 13% Miles Southwest of the Loop. A screen on the second floor of the women a continued on Page 4� col. 4 slain in Hospital a general View of the apartment where the bodies of eight women were found slain Early today. The women nurses attached to the South Chicago Community Hospital were strangled in separate rooms of this Structure. One of the rooms with broken screen can be seen at left on second floor. Up telephoto two nights of violence riot police rout mobs in Chicago Chicago up a riot police dodged flaming fire bomb and rocks to dear mobs of negroes from the streets of three neighbourhoods wednesday night and Early today As c h i c a g o s racial violence spread. Police swept rioters off the streets while from darkened tenement windows High above residents hurled Molotov cocktails bottles and bricks. Five policemen were injured and three negroes were shot use sidewinder missiles jets blast two migs from skies Saigon South Viet apr american Jet fighters blasted two mlg21s out of the1 skies Over North Viet within three minutes today after Downing a slower Mig 17 wednesday. A three migs wire brought 1st step in developing full complement Park Board to hire 2 full time policemen none seriously. Seven other persons were reported injured. Authorities scheduled urgent meetings with leaders of the negro neighbourhoods. An estimated 9 persons were arrested wednesday night and Early today bringing to 60 the total of those taken into custody during two straight nights of looting Rock throwing and violence by roaming negro gangs. At one Point wednesday night firemen were showered with bricks while trying to put out a Blaze started by the mob and had to Call for police reinforcements to get their equipment away from the area. Or. Martin Luther King who tried unsuccessfully to quell the opening violence tuesday night stayed away from the latest noting. But at a news conference he placed much of the blame on City officials who a won t make concessions a and on police who a abused their at one Point embattled police fired Over the Heads of a gang of 300 youths who had crashed into a drugstore along Roosevelt Road scene of tuesday nights opening violence. Nam Down by heat seeking sidewinder missiles. As . Air Force f4c phantoms were blasting the mig21�, North Viet s fastest Jet fighter. . B52 bombers pounded an area just South of the 17th parallel Frontier where 11 an estimated 5,000 infiltrating j communist troops were be no sooner was that Over than massed police cleared a seven Block area of West Madison Street As bottles and bricks rained Down upon them one of the injured policemen from the skid Row buildings on was Hurt when a group of about i either Side. The police moved in 50 persons attacked squad a military fashion flashing their car. Spotlights into dark Corners. I two full time Park police will be added to the Bucks county Park Board Force within the next few Days. Hiring of the two men whose salaries will be in the $5.000 to $6,000 Range was announced last night at a meeting of the Park Board by Robert w. Pierson executive director. Quot we Are committed to the policing of the. Pierson told a delegation from Northampton township that attended the meting to aks for the policing of the Churchville nature Center and Reservoir. To assist Marks Pierson explained that the county commissioners agreed to the hiring of the two men to assist Park police chief Thomas Marks. He added that this is Only the first step in developing a full complement of men to police the county Parks. Pierson said the three a Man Force will be enlarged according to need. 4 a the police program a a Pierson said a is moving faster than we anticipated. Our Only problem now is to find qualified he told the Board and the residents that the Park staff has developed a comprehensive set of rules for the Parks. A we have Given these to our solicitor to review. They will then go to the county solicitors office of further review and then to the county commissioners to enact. Continued on Page 4, col. A lived to be massing. The air Force said the first i Mig kill today was scored at 12 10 . In the red River Val Al Ley about 22 Miles Northwest of �1 Hanoi. Three minutes later the Sec i Ond Delta Wing Mig in was shot Down 50 Miles Northwest of the North vietnamese capital. Capt. William j. Suender 31, of Alamogordo n.m., and 1st it. Duane a. Buttell 25, of Chillicothe. 111., brought Down the first communist Jet. A the Mig looked like a big. Red barn door Quot said Buttell. A we shot Down with our first missile As he was on the Tail of an f105 a a credit for the second m1g21 Contin Jln a on Page 4, col. 6 women in Nevis Exchange student returns from Cape town South Africa with tales of $30,000 Diamond and University life. See staffer Mary Ellen Stezzi a Story on Page 14. Women s fast pitch softball at its finest is predicted in coming weeks. Lower Bucks county will be the site of the Pennsylvania championships. Page 36. 1 Index amusements. Classified. . Editorials editorial features obituaries. Investor. Jacoby ,31. 38-453� 64-476711168 movies. Sports. Stot is. To review. To schedule. 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