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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 15, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaFor news of Southampton Trevose feast Orvillo see Page 14 lurks Crim Stu tar weather scattered showers today. Fair tonight tomorrow. In High 80s today. Delaware Valley s greatest Home newspaper vol. 56, no. 230 member a3c Bristol pa., Friday evening july 15, 1966 34 pages Price ten cents 2 negroes shot to death National guard called out in Chicago Chicago Chi a National guard troops were called out on riot duty today after an outbreak of racial violence spread through Chicago a simmering West Side negro neighbourhoods. Gov. Otto Kerner mobilized $.000 men of the Illinois National guard after authorities expressed fear that a new wave of vandalism and looting May be attempted. Two negroes were shot to death in the Wake of the third night of turmoil on the City a West Side earlier a spokesman at Cook county Hospital said the wounded Man had died. The Hospital amended the report two hours later. At Springfield the governor said 3.000 guardsmen a Are now being All of the units Are from the Chicago area. Kurner said. For the third consecutive night police poured into the streets to Battle hit and run gangs of negro youths who set fires looted stores and fought Savage gun fights with authorities. Snipers shot at police from darkened tenement windows j passing motorists were pulled 1 from their cars end beaten during the height of the violence. Hospital emergency rooms were jammed with injured policemen and civilians. Relatives stood quietly in Hospital hallways. Some wept some seethed with anger. Faced 500 police police said thousands of 820jmm approved for dope i1�?T�1 Harrisburg apr gov. Scranton has signed into Law a $20 000 appropriation Bill to finance an investigation of the use of marijuana by Pennsylvania High school and College students. The investigation is being conducted by a joint House Senate committee headed by sen. Benjamin r. Donolow. D a Philadelphia. The appropriation was among lulls totalling More than $5.5 million. Which Scranton approved thursday. The largest appropriation a etc., third Graf h7. Good evening i negroes most operating in Small roving bands were Active in an area of about nine Square Miles. They faced about 500 policemen armed with shotguns and tear Gas grenades. The dead were identified As Roselend Howard 14, whom police said was killed by a snipers gun and Raymond Williams 28, Robins file miss., shot to death near a looted store. Both were negro. Another Man William Mcbeth 18, was shot in the head while trying to knife a policeman and was in critical condition. Scores of other persons Many innocent bystander a were injured by bricks flying Glass and gunfire. Seven policemen were shot j two of them in the Back. At least 32 persons were admitted to hospitals. Scores of others were treated and released. By Dawn police announced they had control of the area. More than 20 1 persons had been jailed by that time. The rioting started in a near West Side neighbourhood about 8 . Thursday. It spread slowly and reached a fevered pitch around Midnight when police called for extra ammunition. Priests nuns and social workers stumbled through the dark streets in teams pleading for Calm. Their words for the most part went unheeded. The hit and run tactic of the rioters kept police moving Fromi civil rights Leader Martin believe in nonviolence a he told the Street with shotguns poking one Section of the West Side Toj Luther King addressed a rally a the crowd. From the car windows. The sound of gunfire could be another. Rarely a there a in a Baptist Church on the direct confrontation with a South Side about tight Miles from the troubled area. Large group of rioters. While the rioting went on. Heard. Closer to the riot area at Kings West Side apartment. His wife peered from the a you have to use Force when a i would like for All of us to window at police cars cruising continued on Page 4, col. 7 if Shes Well enough police will quiz Slaughter survivor taking a a policeman Aims his gun into a Chicago lounge As warning came that a person inside had a gun. There was no shooting into or out of the lounge. Police removed people inside to safety As shooting had occurred from across the Street. Up telephoto every Little drizzle helps. That one during the night at least tumbled temperatures to a More comfortable level after five straight Days of scorching. Now. Maybe five straight Days of rain could be that Celia t h e Stormy Gal whirling around m the Atlantic 900 Miles out of Miami May stir things up before the weekend is done. In any event the Hurricane watch a on. Those Phillies did a bit of stir ring last night As they blanked the giants a a on Larry Jackson s Lovely 5-Hltter and boosted the pirates into first place. With Jim Bunning and Juan Marichal doing the honors tonight it should be quite a Ball game. And j. Scullin just keeps on buying the Coffee in another week or so it la be Bill Calkins turn. Opposite ends of i Ltd to fire damages bar store in Bristol two separate fires in opposite ends of Bristol Borough last night and this morning caused extensive damage in each Case fire struck the rear of bal Low s shoe store on the 300 Block of Mill st. And spread to the garage of dries furniture and carpets at about 8 45 . Damage was estimated at about $10.000 by Bristol Borough fire chief William Bolton. Pennsylvania a master plan for higher educational finally and officially unveiled we see by the papers. Somewhat More compe Rhen Sive than most folks had been led to believe and no doubt changes will be necessary As time goes by. The important Point now is that there be no unnecessary delay in getting the plan implemented. Crime and violence still having a tragic Field Day. Two killed in Chicago As race riots become More serious and a Philadelphia policeman slain and another critically wounded during a wild automobile Chase As the result of a routine Check. And the country still somewhat shocked by that a crime of the Century in which eight Young nurses were brutally slain. Tragic newspaper head lines All Over the place. So. You just go on hoping and praying that someday a somewhat Topsy Turvy world gets itself Back on the beam. So if you re driving during this weekend be mighty careful pure offer is rejected Hopes earlier this week for a settlement in the strike at the pure corporation Bristol have apparently proved premature. Last night the Union membership rejected the latest offer by pure and according to Plant manager Jack Craven the situation appears Bleak. The company offer was rejected 127 to a. A we have no further talks scheduled at this time a Craven said. Last offer the latest offer includes a pension plan which would go into effect at the beginning of the third year of a three year contract. Pure also offered a 23hcent an hour salary increase Over a three year period improvements in the group insurance plan a fourth week of vacation after 25 years and other benefits. Craven said. A pension plan has been the primary grievance. There is no pension plan at pure at the present time but there is a profit sharing retirement plan. Craven said employees would still be Able to a continue fully in the profit sharing plan if the pension plan is Bolton s .4 the entire rear of the shoe store was the Blaze started outside the building spreading through the roof to dries garage. Bolton said. He added that two children were seen running from i the scene after the fire began. I a six Borough companies j fought the Blaze w hich was under control at 11 . At 4 30 . Today firemen a were called to the Harriman Section of town to fight a Blaze i at the Rainbow bar. Farra gut ave. Bolton said the fire caused extensive damage As an entire Corner of the bar was burned out. Bolton said fire and water damage was also extensive. Fireman Hurt Vito Favoroso 44. Professional continued on Page 4, cot. 7 Outlook l Ine for weekend sweltering heat has left us for a Little while but the Little ram we be had Isnit enough to really make it worthwhile. With temperatures this morning in the Low 60s. You woke up and almost forgot about the a Blanket of heat which covered a lower Bucks county for sol Long. The weather picture for this afternoon tonight and tomorrow looks pleasant with the weather being fair and the High 180�?Ts this afternoon setting a precedent for the weekend. Hopes raised the scattered showers we had in Ixia or Bucks this morning will Likely be the Only rain we will see for a while a at least this weekend anyway. There Are a lot of people in the area who raised their Hopes when they saw the showers but unfortunately the ram wont stay with us for any length of time. The Low tonight of about 60 degrees is just what the doctor ordered after the muggy nights we be been having. The rest of the weekend should be peaceful sleeping weather too. The Weatherman said with humidity at 76 per cent and pressure at 29 9 and holding steady it Felt More like Spring than summer this morning. Winds of eight Miles per hour out of the Northeast provided just the Light touch needed to make getting out of bed and continued on Page i col. 8 $500 going someone has to be Richer next week. Via coi word $ the Jackpot has climbed to $300. The person or persons with the Correct or nearest Correct solution will win. In Case of a tie the Money will be divided. You be got plenty of time to give it a try. The deadline is monday Midnight. Page 9. Index amusements. 12, 13 to lies. Building. Mav Tif it la it 15 17 i. To sports. 18, 19 c oin word. I �919 to Rev Lew. 13 comics. 32, 33 to schedule 33 editorials. Editorial features. 67 women a news. 10, 11 obituaries. ,. 8 Dav classified we 3-1000 Jacoby. 13 night classified wt-6-4600 t Chicago apr police hoped a Petite filipino girl would be Well enough today to Tel them the details of the night of horror when eight of her girl friends were butchered. Her dark wide set eyes first beheld the Nightmare scene a but she was too hysterical to give a coherent account. Cora Ron Amurao. 23. An Exchange student is the Only witness and survivor of the Slaughter during wednesday night of eight student nurses in a town House that served As a dormitory. She was heavily sedated after giving a fragmentary account of the night. Her Story a sweat soaked Many a undershirt and the blood splashed clothing strewn House full of fingerprints were the pitifully meager leads. The nurses were slain one by one a by strangling stabbing or both. One girls Windpipe carotid artery and jugular vein were Cut. Tests to find if the girls were sexually molested were incomplete although one girl was naked and five others in various stages of undress. A a we be got a sub animal said police cmdr. Francis Flanagan of the killer. A a in be never seen anything More horrible than miss Amurao escaped the massacre by rolling under a bed. She Lay there unmoving through the terror filled night. The girl was so hysterical when she freed herself from her Bonds at 5 . That doctors would not permit detailed police interviews. Only the girl and the killer know the answers to these questions a what did the intruder look like a How did he enter leave a How did he conduct the mass Slaughter without neighbors hearing even a single outcry a Why did miss Amurao cowering a few Yards away hear no scream a a that a what a giving us a Tough time a Flanagan said. A she seems to have totally lost recall from the time she went under the from the girls fragmentary account police searched for a Man with Short probably Crew Cut hair slender and about six feet tall. A i could fill Soldier Field with men who fit that Flanagan said. But he added. Miss Amurao said she could identify the killer. Acting on the vague description police launched a massive manhunt set up roadblocks hauled in a half dozen suspects for questioning. None panned out. Forty policemen were assigned to the investigation full time and the Fri worked on the Case. Miss Amurao and seven of the victims All students at South Chicago Community Hospital lived in one two Story unit of a Row of town houses rented by the Hospital. The eighth victim Mary Ann Jordan also a students was an overnight guest. This is How Flanagan reconstructed the crime from miss a Murao a fleeting account and from the scene. Six girls were in the House. The intruders Knock on a bedroom door awakened miss Amurao Between 10 30 . Wednesday and Midnight. She answered the Knock was confronted by a Man holding a knife and pistol. He herded All six girls into the Back bedroom upstairs and bound them with 1h-Inch-wide strips of bed sheeting. The other two girls who lived in the dormitory and miss Jordan. Arrived later. They. Too. Were forced into the Back room and similar trussed. Then came the massacre. The girls went to their deaths one at a time. Downstairs on a sofa strangled Gloria Jean Davy. 22, of Dyer ind. She was one of the three who came in late. A this girl came in fully clothed a Flanagan said a and was found naked Quot in one front bedroom Merlita Cargullo 23, of the Santa Cruz District Manila her Throat Cut. Ankles and wrists tied with a piece of sheeting Nina to Schmale. 24, Wheaton. Ill multiple Stab wounds in continued on Page 4, col. 4 grief stricken Friend a nurse is overcome with grief during questioning by police during investigation of murder of eight student nurses. Nurse was Friend of victims and worked with them. She lives next door to apartment in which they were slain. Up telephoto 3 men Elee in Auto crash i policeman shot to death another w funded in Liila. Philadelphia up a a policeman was shot to death and his partner wounded critically today following an automobile crash in South Philadelphia. Investigators said patrolman George Jacobs 30, was killed by a Bullet allegedly fired by one of three men who fled the crash. Patrolman Michael Robinson was hit by several bullets and taken to st. Agnes Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. He was listed in critical condition. Squads of police went into the neighbourhood looking for i suspects and took Lawrence Lewis 22. Into custody after he jumped from a roof As search ers neared him. He was shot in the foot As he fled and collared by pursuing officers Lewis was listed in Good condition. Police identified the men sought As Conohan and Eugene Phillips both 29. The shooting occurred after a police Chase of the suspects Auto. The fleeing car struck a sign and glanced off a parked car before halting near Broad st. On Snyder ave. Jacobs and Robinson pulled i their car up beside the vehicle t containing the three men and j turned their spotlight on it. One j of the officers got out of the patrol car and was shot As he a approached the three. Investigators said the other officer it was not known who was shot first went to his Aid a and also was shot. Headquarters Learned of the a shooting by a radio message which said a ooh god 48 car in a shot help two witnesses picked up the guns of the fallen officers and gave Chase As the suspects fled into alleys but lost them authorities said. V

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