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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 26, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaFor news of Southampton Trevose Feasterville see Page 8 Lucks of Ubuntu courier Delaware Valley s greatest Home newspaper weather Cloudy and hot today with scattered showers or thundershowers late this evening and Clearing later tonight. High in the 90s today with a Low in the 00s. Vol. 56, no. 239 member Abc Bristol pa., tuesday evening july 26, 1966 26 pages Price ten cents land act Visnan to begin soon Scranton oks funds for new Marina a Falls township plan to acquire 110 acres of land for two recreation areas a including a pleasure boat Marina a was approved today by gov. William w. Scranton. Cost of the land acquisition is estimated at tl30.000 and the state will about 143.000 of the total under terms of project 70. A program to promote development of Park and other j recreational facilities. Seeks More funds the Federal government will contribute some $05,000 toward i the acquisition costs with the township paying the remaining some $22,000. May be for All development of the Park areas will be the townships responsibility. Milton Berkes township supervisor and superintendent is studying the possibility of obtaining additional Federal funds for development at least one of the recreation areas. That area is the planned Marina on the Banks of the Delaware River near Penn Bury Manor William Pennis 17th Century summer Home. The Federal funds May be available because of the Marina s proximity to Penn Bury Manor. Urban renewal funds Are available for development of historical land i Marks explained Berkes. Berkes said use of the Marina will probably not be restricted to township residents but open to residents of the whole state and probably even new Jersey and other states because of the use of state and Federal Money. Owned by the Liberty dredge ing co. Of Philadelphia a Large unnamed Lake is included on the 86-acre tract where the township proposes to develop the Marina expected to be used for Small boating water skiing and Pic n icing. The other Park area is a 24.6-acre tract on Trenton Road Between the fair less Hills meth he had been carrying on Well the illustrious traditions of his father who won Fame for Bis achievements in world War ii. Gubernatorial Rand Date Shapp joins the Philadelphia democratic organization in a Pian designed to scuttle a constitutional amendment abolishing the City a disreputable magistrate system we see by t h r papers. This would be mane Vered by tucking a proposal to the present measure that would rip out the state s 5000 justices of the peace and aldermen. As much As this should be done done to think for a minute any Legisla Tor would legislate himself out of office by voting for such an amendment. Vietcong atrocities against captured americans Are finally coming to Light. Maybe the time will come when Uncle Sam starts fighting this War to end and win it May be the time also Wilt come when this airline strike now Well in the third week will be ended. You notice the Senate is now seriously considering two proposals to get the big planes flying again and quickly there a no question about the Public interest the National interest taking a beating in this one. If legislation is needed to Stop the beating lets have the legislation. Phillies having hard times. But just Don t give up on pm. Better than two months of baseball to go and we be still got a pretty it Trong Hunch about that Pennant. All marriages Are Happy. Its the living together afterwards that Tough. Birds Eye View of fun in Sun Odist Church and Hugh car cell a a funds in next years budget for Hall Fairless Hills. Developing the recreation Sites. Berkes predicted development plans negotiations will begin next Spring. Berkes said the township another proposed Public Hopes to Complete negotiations i pleasure boating Marina plan with the owners of the two prop Ned for Bristol Borough has erties and obtain title to the pen Lmke de Down a ver the pm a tracts by september. Few months Over the j v a funds for a feasibility study on the township plans to put the proposal. A another pleasure boating Marina at the Confluence of the Delaware River and Nesh Aminy Creek in Bristol township is still in its planning stages. Like the Falls proposal it is a Long term project and the Mast optimistic completion Date is 1968. The Bristol township Stream of water kills steel worker Johnstown Paul a Steelworker was kilted today when he was struck by a Stream of water under High pressure at the Bethlehem steel co. Plant Here. The water struck Robert d. Wingard 3�, of new Paris pa., with such Force that one of his legs was amputated. He was dead on arrival at Johnstown memorial Hospital. The Stream of water was released when a High a pressure water line ruptured a company spokesman said Good evening i i relax. Only nine More weeks until the autumnal Equinox. Until then we re going to hawed this sort of heat and humidity much cooler Down there along the Equator a a Ecuador s Alti tude incas Chica de Jora and All. General Joseph w. Sill Well. Jr., Leader of the renowned Green berets in Vietnam still missing in a flight from san Francisco to Honolulu and let s just Hope he and his dc3 Crew will he found during this vast search of the Pacific. Marina however will be financed and operated with Federal funds coordinated through Harrisburg. Father helps police Nab son san Antonio Tex. Up a policeman Robert Johnson chased a Young traffic violator to his Home but the 19-year-old youth beat him to the House. The boys father however refused to let him in. The youth scuffled with the policeman. The boys father came to the officers Aid grabbing the policeman a Blackjack and rapping his son on the head. Water water everywhere to Cool this water skier skimming Over the Waves of the Delaware. But Bucks farm arc parched withering with temperatures heading for the 90s today thoughts uppermost in the minds of most lower Bucks residents Are to find was to beat the heat. Thundershowers forecast for late this afternoon or Early evening should drop temperatures a bit tonight and tomorrow. Yesterdays High of 88 was a bit lower than the anticipated High in the mid 90s a fairly Low relative humidity also helped keep lower Bucks from sweltering. While it was swimming Pool weather for humans parched farm crops continued to Wither in the fifth straight year of drought. Bucks county Farmers and homeowners sadly surveying dried up lawns look Forward to a cooler and Rainy August to break the drought which has affected the entire Eastern portion of the nation. Produce prices usually Low at this time of year arc quite High with Market offerings often Small in both Quantity and size. The drought this summer has caused More severe damage to Early crops than that of previous Summers because of the recent prolonged heat wave which soared temperatures into the 90s and Over 100 degrees for better than a two week period. Walter Pitzonka of Pitzonka nurseries Bristol township said the hot. Dry weather has been bad for the lawns for two reasons Lack of rain and cinch bugs. He said the cinch bugs work in weather such a we be been continued on Page 4, co. $1 this threesome takes to the turf at Yardley country club for fun in the Sun. Courier times photos by Boh Curtis a j Iris a cir of Quot it 4.v3 Cong shells u. S. Camp Saigon up a communists guerrillas carried out a 90-minute attack with mortar and recoilless Rifle fire on Headquarters of the . Army a 25th j infantry division at cd Chi tonight. A spokesman said the americans suffered a very i Light casualties. The attack on the base Camp a 20 Miles Northwest of Saigon a began shortly before 7 30 . J when the Viet Cong began a firing round after round of 82 a millimetre mortar and 75 i millimetre recoilless Rifle a j Pooka Type fire into the Camp. There were no immediate details As to the amount of damage sustained at the Camp but a division spokesman said infantrymen suffered a very j Light casualties. Two of the division s three brigades Are based at cd Chi. One brigade reported that a Dud recoilless Rifle Shell landed in its Headquarters area. A spokesman at division j Headquarters told up by Telephone that communist mor a tars were coming in about j every five minutes and falling i a 0ver the Post area. A the base Camp at cd Chi is i continued on Page 4. Col. 1 Amelia Earhart ailed i spy Napa Calif. Api a Amelia Earhart the Avi Atno whose i mysterious disappearance in the a South Pacific gained her a place i in american Folk history died As a . Spy on a japanese-1 held Island according to a copy i night newspaper Story. The Napa Register said monday that the Pioneer woman flier was captured by the japanese on Saipan in 1937 while she completed an intelligence Mission to inspect and photograph fortifications on Pacific islands. Her body and that of navigator Frederick Noonan were secretly returned to the United states in 1944, according to the report. The newspaper said miss Earhart died of dysentery and Noonan was beheaded. A state department spokes continued on Page 4, col. 4 Amelia Earhart with opponents comm bedlam Breaks out in India parliament new Delhi India up a government was turbulent scenes staged by opposition members with communists in the forefront interrupted debate in parliament for the j second straight Day today. The i angry opposition finally walked if fancy out almost in Masse. I India a stooges a of the United states. Today a trouble exploded continued on Page 4. Col. 4 a warm up in the heat at Bristol mortal Field. Today a angry interruption broke up discussion of the crisis in upper Pravesh state where the opposition charged the government lost control of the situation when police fired on demonstrators during a recent nine Day strike. Today a break was Brief however compared with the Complete halt in deliberations monday when bedlam broke out during the wildest scenes in the House since India won Independence and parliament was set up 18 years ago. Then opposition members charged the amusements. 1 classified. 17-23 comics. 24-25 editorials. 6 editorial features. 7 obituaries. 17 Jacoby. 12 movies. 12 sports. H.15 stocks it to review. 12 to schedule .25. Women a news. U Day classified we 3-1060 i night classified w1-6-4600 1 a a a it
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