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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 22, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaLevittown housewife wins coins Ord a $500 Jackpot a congratulations mrs. Burns you have just won $500 in the courier times coi word game Quot a ooh in a speechless a May i sit these were the first words spoken by mrs. J. Edward Burns a Levittown housewife when she Learned yesterday that she had won the $500 Coin word prize. Mrs. Burns had Only three mistakes. There were six runners up with four mistakes. Bom on 13th when mrs. Burns recovered from the Happy Surprise she said she had been playing coi word for quite some time but never thought she would win. I was bom on Friday the 13th,&Quot she said. The Burns family lives at 61 lower Orchid drive. Or. Bums is a special agent with the u. S. Lurka in unto emt Rier vol. 56, no. 236 member Abc Delaware Valley s greatest Home newspaper Bristol pa., Friday evening july 22, 1966 Treasury department in Philadelphia. There Are three children in the family a Bob 11 Claire 14, and James 18, serving with the army at fort Jackson s. C. Mrs. Burns says the family will have no trouble spending the Money. Vacation and Church a a we la use most of the Money for our vacation which is coming up shortly and we will make a contribution to our Church a Queen of the universe Church in the weekly prize for coi word is $50 for a perfect game. When there is no Winner an additional $50 is added until $500 is reached. Then the entrant with the solution or nearest Correct solution wins the grand $500 prize. The new Puzzle can be found today on Page 24. 46 pages Price ten cents people Are a negro councilman to ask martial Law in Cleveland looting scores of business establishments. More than 100 buildings were damaged or destroyed by Cleveland up a a a extensive damage by negro City councilman said numerous fires and today he would ask that martial Law be declared in the predominantly negro East Side slums where three persons have died in four nights of rioting. Councilman Morns Jackson said a people Are afraid. I done to see How police can Stop these burnings. Martial Law is the Only Way. Quot i am going to ask that martial Law be declared in this area m Jackson referred to the Hough pronounced Huff District on the City s East aide where negro rioters caused setting a arson during the four nights of declare martial Law in the . A spokesman for the the third casualty of the rioting. Re Fri in office in the state governor said he would wait for j rioting was a negro Man who mayor Ralph Locher Micat Cape Tol at Columbus said it j a request from the May Orch in before tie led it told de he had no plans to request planned to Send observers to a before issuing a declaration of Hoo gov. James a. Rhodes Tol Cleveland to inspect the riot j martial Law. Good evening old Man showing it i of the mountains the Swet swinging Sam Snead we mean tied for the Lead after the first round of the pea at Akron with the likes of Nicklaus Palmer and Marr seven shots Back. Could he pos a Hwy win this one again a maybe possible the phils could take the giant Senes in san Francisco if they recover from the Houston embarrassment. Larry Jackson just might Start the comeback tonight astronauts Young and Collins Happy As larks after a Down the a barrel head splashdown following a three Day Chase of sate ires in the heavens and it proved to be quite an Advent Tare. No question about this . Space race operating Slick As a whistle. And senator Wayne Morse says he s going to ask Congress to authorise court action to end the major airlines strike now going Tato its third week. Maybe the senator has a Point. Cost of this unnecessary walkout rising for the airlines for employees for related businesses and in addition it represents a real below. The Belt punch at the National interest. It. Gov. Shafer the gop gubernatorial candidate still seeking bipartisan support for a constitutional amendment wiping out Philadelphia s magistrate system. We re for it. But while wiping out the magistrate system Why not also eliminate some 1,600 justices of the peace in Pennsylvania Here is also a system that became obsolete 56 years ago. With All the automatic equipment in Homes today about the Only thing that is washed a by hand is people. A successful merchant lamented a i always wanted my son to inherit the business but the government beat him to the weather sunny skies and pleasant right through the weekend. No h \ a space beards a astronauts John Young and Mike Collins sporting three Day old beards pause to speak to the Crew of the Guadalcanal after aboard the Guadalcanal up a astronauts John Young and Michael Collins who came Down to Atlantic Calm As n backyard swimming Pool a we had a Ball a chipped in Rookie astronaut Collins who of Tell became history s fourth space Earth when they ran but of a. Pt4j�,ltrjan it Jyring he 43-orbit and groceries were thumped and tweaked by doctors today while scientists wondered if two mysterious Black boxes the gemini 16 pilots carted Back from space would Tell if there is life in the heavens. History a h i g h e s i fliers seemed sorry to see the most successful . Spaceflight yet come to an end a it was a lot of fun Quot command Pilot Young said when he put his Bell shaped capsule a Down the Pickle barrel thursday into an Tup. Tells its Story to the second annual Public report of Bucks county s biggest municipality is an added feature of today s Cour Rier time. The eight Page supplement published As a Public service by the Bristol township Board of commissioners reviews the accomplishments of 1965 and looks into the future of the township. The first such supplement a rebirth of Bristol township Quot was published la april 1965, reviewing the events of 1164. The cover picture of today a supplement is an Aerial photograph of the new 1 million Bristol township municipal building expected to open in september. Police he was shot by a White Man. Some said the racial turmoil appeared now to be organized. The dead negro Samuel Winchester 45, was shot in the hip at about 4 30 . Edt while waiting for a bus to go to his Job at a foundry where he had been employed 31 years. He died two hours later in st. Luke Hospital after telling police he was shot by a White Man driving by in an automobile. The shooting took place about three Miles from the riot a torn Hough area. A Hospital spokesman said Winchester had w history of a heart trouble and the exact cause of death was not j i established. It was the third death since the riots began monday. Covers wider area fires shootings looting and vandalism spread Over a wider area than during the previous three nights but were brought under control More quickly by a Force of 2.000 National guard troops and 400 City policemen. By 2 30 . Edt streets were almost empty. And some National guard teams Manning i roadblocks slept in their jeeps while their buddies kept watch police said 61 firebombs bottles of gasoline with a gasoline soaked rag for a Wick i a were thrown during the night.1 at least �0 fires were started. Most of the blazes were minor but fires at two supermarkets caused damage estimated at astronauts breathing system. They got physical Examina my 130.066. Blinding them and cutting Short it ions. Food rest and a flight j yw0 other persons were shot today to Cape Kennedy where they started out on a plume of flame monday on their 70-hour continued on Page 8, col. 2 solving Coin word a mrs. J. Edward shows technique used in solving Coin word. Courier times photo $8,000 damage being brought aboard at conclusion of their Gem Ini-10 flight. Up telephoto Mother 6 children flee Croydon fire by Al Bowman courier time staff writer see picture. Page 6 scientists wonder about Black boxes Coll inst a space stand ? next for the astronauts Are 11 Days of debriefing that will try to answer those questions. During the night and for the first time police filed felony charges against nine of the continued on Page i col i 4 township principals reassigned record setting Mission. But before space officials exulted Oxer gemini 10 s four Elk assistant named few Dusolt records they wanted answers to the following questions a Why did gemini 16 use so much rocket steering fuel chasing Down the a live Bird Quot Agena 16 target satellite on the first Day of the Mission a loss which Cut Short c o i i n so Quot spacewalk and threatened the entire flight a would the a space dust Quot inside the Black boxes retrieved from the gemini and aging Agena 6�?show signs of living organisms and prove for the first time that life however primitive exists in the darkness and Light of space space Quot smog Quot a what caused Man s second encounter with Quot space smog Quot which filtered through the by scoop Lewis courier times staff writer Bristol township s school Board last night appointed an assistant principal for Woodrow Wilson High school and at the same time announced reassignment of four elementary principals for the coming school Terra. Frank Daly so year old social studies teacher from Wilmington .del., was named assistant principal to or. Frank j. Fur Gele at Wilson. He will assume his duties aug. 15. The school directors also principals and assistant Priori named mrs. Ernestine in the township s 15 schools a fourth Grade teacher at Abra the vote was 7-2 with directors Ham Lincoln school Levittown. Mrs. Angela Blatt and Charles to the newly a created Post of j. Mcgrath or. Opposed to the elementary curriculum Coordie Transfer policy Nator in special areas. Or. I reassign. .1. A Redman will begin her new duties sept. 1. The reassignments for the a a a. 1966-67 term Are Daly and mrs. Redman each Paul Mccool. Principal of f John Fitch school. Levittown to principal of James Buchan Ian school Levittown. A Mother and six children a to Hes with her cigarettes escaped without injury when i up fire completely destroyed their in. Nm�i���?Ti.��2s�.,� Home at 1s25 River Road Croy. Quot s in a j i. Little later saying that the House Don. This morning. On Lre mrs. Word mid the fire presumably started. Alter five year old Patrick Warda. A Rou Quot a Quot it was playing with matches in o in of downstairs hallway. Under ,omro1 in hour mrs. John Ward told the mrs Ward led the burning courier times that she left the hous a on with or children Carol 13 Robert ii Cathy of i George 8 Patrick Michelle 2 and Patricia 8 months. Another child Eileen was not i at Home. The fire was extinguished by Croydon fire company no. I assisted by the Newport Volta fire company. Harry Beck chief of the Croy c u. Don company directed the Fnu a Ralph Waldo Emerson school fighters. Levittown. To replace Mccool at. John Fitch. The half House which he said will have David Thier principal of Law to be condemned was Worth continued on Page 6, col. 4 about $8,0 m1 will receive 116.810 annually. The school Board last night set Forth a policy by which the District superintendent May Transfer or reassign building Donald Mcdade. Principal of twp. School lunches going i p it cents the Price of school lunches for More than 7.000 Bristol township elementary school children will be increased by five cents when classes resume sept. 7. The township school Board approved the increase last night with lunches going from 36 to 35 cents. Food purchases last March 1, the Board invoked a Simitar increase for 5.871 secondary students and raised the Price of teachers lunches from 40 to 56 cents. In both instances the school Board said the increases have been caused by a decrease in Federal subsidies and a. Decrease in the Federal surplus foods which makes it mandatory for the District to Purchase More food. Since the food purchased has continually increased in Price the Board Felt it had to increase the Price of lunches. Elementary school students however will be Able to buy weekly lunch tickets at a reduced rate of five meals for 11.60 or 32 cents a Day. This will become effective the first Day of school. The weekly tickets May be purchased on monday of each week. William h. Crum nne. Director of food services told the school Board that the increased prices should realize an anticipated increase in sales of $53.-861.58. However this will be offset by increased costs of $50, 618.77, leaving the District with a net profit of Only $3,244.81. Prisoners of War 1 could you stand up under the brutal denigrating treatment the Viet Cong give american prisoners of War could you resist their Bra in washing you la have to if you re an army officer and the army is seeing that its officers do by giving them a taste of what its really like. Prize winning correspondent Tom Tiede describes it today on Page 7. Amusement. Building. Classified. Coin word. Comes. Editorials. Editorial features obituaries. Investor. 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