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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 28, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaFor news of Southampton Trevose Feasterville see Page 10 Lucks a Ustiy Torier Delaware Valleur a greatest Home newspaper weather Cloudy with scattered showers and thundershowers today and tonight with a High this afternoon in the 90s and a Low tonight around 70. Fair tomorrow with a High in the 90s. Vol. 56, no. 241 but reaffirms backing of present pour gov. Hopeful of birth control truce Harrisburg up a gov. Ilion and devices for certain re i William w. Scranton indicated i he recipients. Today he would accept a com Scranton told his news con Promise in the current dispute Fere Nee he was a a hopeful of a of his administration s policy of Compromise on the question financing birth control inform and revealed he has asked pub Lic welfare Secretary Max a clinics other than those design Rosenn for a report on these rated by the welfare depart aspects of the seven month old ment. A reports that there is a utre a charges that cases Are be Mendouse initiation of discus ing referred to family planning Sions of birth control with Relief a Telephone Call then silence a and two dead a i jus shot Marie Quot Albert Mugler heard his brother say Over the phone yesterday Quot and f am going to shoot then there was a shot Mugler said a and there was no More conversation Quot Richard Mugler 21, had killed himself and his wife also 28. Albert h. Mugler 41, of 119 Harrow Road in Highland Park . Had made a business Call at 2 20 . To the Jade tool k die company Philmont in it wer Moreland where he received a message to Call his office told of Call he called the Kras tool and die corp. In the Penn Wamer Industrial Park. Falls township and his partner Rostislaw step Anoff told him his brother had called shortly before Richard had Quot said he was go ing to shoot himself Quot Albert was told. Richard Mugler and his wife. Marie lived with their three children at 3834 Westhampton Road near the Liberty Bell Racetrack in Philadelphia. Hears shot Albert called his younger brother and tried to keep him talking. But after the shot he could t hear anything. As he drove to Richard s Home he met two Philadelphia policemen in an emergency Wagon. Force Way in Quot i just talked to my brother on the phone Quot he told them a the said he was going to shoot himself. I heard a shot on the phone when he arrived at the House with the police following they forced their Way in and found Richard on the bedroom floor. The phone was in his left hand. Between his legs Lay a 19-gauge Shotgun. His wife Marie was lying across the bed. Both were dead. There was a note for Albert. But the contents were not disclosed. Children unaware in a basement recreation room they found the couples three children playing. Michael 8, Donna. 4, and Michele 2. Did t know anything had happened. They Are now with Richard s Best Friend according to mrs. Albert Mugler. A we Don t know yet what will be done with she says. Good evening airline walkout 3 weeks old rain Derry. What the doctor or Senate delays strike action m bar gainers get last chances recipients by social workers. Despite his indications of favouring a Compromise the governor reaffirmed his backing of the present policy including state financed birth control devices for unwed mothers. A ban on state funds for birth control has been inserted in the general appropriations Bill which is being negotiated by a House Senate conference committee. The governor criticized the author of the ban rep. Martin p. Mullen a Philadelphia. Saying the insertion of the provision in the giant spending plan was a a great error in Scranton also noted recent informal opinions that the prohibition is unconstitutional in the fiscally limited 1966 regular legislative session. The governor criticized both parties in the general Assembly for killing proposed constitutional amendments which would have abolished the minor outlined on Page 31, col. 4� May increase a. Colleges Harrisburg up a gov. William w. Scranton said today that Pennsylvania May need More state colleges and Commonwealth universities than Roc a of mended in a preliminary draft of the state Board of Edu Lcou hmm a master plan for higher 1 education. Scranton made the statement in an address to the governors i Commonwealth conference on higher education at the Capitol Here. Trouble is he did no to order enough. Okay for heat Relief no Good for drought Relief. How about another Quick prescription cough sneeze and sniffle time Here by the Way for the Hay fever brigade. It would help a Tittle if everyone joined up in harvesting the abundant ragweed crop. Well we see where South Vietnam prime minister kit is Washington up since the negotiators Union and company representatives resumed talks in the 21-Day airline strike today under Stem prodding of Congress and the Johnson administration As the negotiators were called Back together the Senate labor committee held a closed session on possible emergency legislation to end the strike if no settlement is reached labor Secretary w. Willard Wirtz recommended wednesday that legislative action be letting his ambitions get ahead delayed until at least Friday to of Good sense in calling for an give the bar gainers a final invasion of the North. Now that Uncle Sam seems to have the Vietcong on the run. The Little chief of state at Saigon apparently wants to make himself look a few feet taller. Needless to note his a dealt Are in direct conflict with . Policy and intentions and Washington is doing Well in gagging him. Quite Brilliant pitching Duel Jim Bunning and Sandy Kou. Fax had for themselves for 11 a rings last night. What a shame the Phillies had to lose it on an unearned run in the 12th with neither of the hurling stars around. This puts the Lauchmen in a tie with the cardinals for 4th, i games off the Pace and we guess we re again going to have to wait until next year. And Bill Abbott of the Industrial development corporation reveals a big paper firm pm Vic Yang Man am women is expected to build a Plant in lower Bucks. Chance. The a Aback to the woodshed talks were then ordered by the administration. Representatives of the International association of machinists Iam and the five struck airlines a United Eastern. Trans world National and Northwest were summoned to the labor department to try once again to get contract talks off dead Center. At the same time the Senate labor committee was meeting in closed session to consider a proposal by sen. Wayne a Morse d-ore., which would Send the machinists Back to work for 180 Days while another presidential mediation Board sought a settlement. Back in session it appeared Likely the committee would vote Down at least for the present a morsels proposal. Though anxious to end the strike Congress is chary about setting legislative precedents in collective bargaining. Labor Secretary w. Willard Wirtz. Testifying before the he said More state colleges and Commonwealth universities would prevent single institutions from becoming too Large and were committee wednesday refused ais0 would help spread Educa to endorse morsels proposal. It i tonal facilities around the state. Was he who suggested that the negotiators go Back to negotiating under some kind of deadline a at least through Friday and perhaps through next weekend a to move toward an agreement. Talks had been recessed while strike settlement Bills were under consideration air strikes kill 1 marines spot co ii then Gall in bombs Saigon up a a patrol of . Marines crawled to within earshot of hundreds of North vietnamese troops and then called in air and artillery strikes that killed at least 65 of the communists a . Spokesman said today. American spokesmen said the Leatherneck reconnaissance unit spotted the communists in the Jungle about six Miles South of the North vietnamese Border in the Battleground of operation Hastings. As the announcement of the action was being made Gen. William c. Westmoreland commander of . Forces in Viet Nam said he believed the North vietnamese units facing the marines in operation Hastings had been massed South of the demilitarized zone to capitalize on South Viet continued on Page 31, col. I the proposed master Plant Calls for the 13 state colleges and Indiana University of Penn Sylvania to make up the state College segment of higher Edu i cation while Pennsylvania state University Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh would be the Commonwealth universities a i wonder if we Aren t going to need More state colleges and even More Commonwealth universities than is indicated by the Scranton said j a first so that no one institution becomes so Large that individual attention to the Suden becomes an ullity. And second because other areas of the state May Well need such the governor also said he supports the plan s recommendation that no new Branch campuses of existing colleges or universities be established and that wherever possible Branch campuses be converted into or combined with Community colleges. Quot but bluntly i do not think it is that simple and in attempting to carry out this pronouncement i Hope the Board will employ flexibility Quot he said. It was a help a footsteps of Jim Gancarz general manager of Penn Manor farms co., Falls township Are left in the mud after he cheeked the crops since last night s and this mornings rain storms. Gancarz said the rain was a help but More is needed. Courier times photo we got Hall Inch of rain and there a More on w a it it w to wow it a / we Good news it is and you be got to give or. Bill and the 1dc credit for getting a lot of things done Down this Way during the past few years. A if i had it to do Over again Quot remarked the weary husband a i d marry a Japa Tese girl. They re pretty Graceful obedient a and your norber in Laws in a girl who says she will go through anything for a Man usually has his Bank account in mind Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from had judgment. . Viet War death toll higher than in american revolution Saigon up a the United states last week lost 136 men killed in action in Viet Nam. Raising the toll in the Southeast asian conflict higher than that of the revolutionary War. Total . Combat deaths in Viet Nam As of last saturday totalled 4,440. The number of american dead in the revolutionary War totalled 4,435, according to the world almanac. Many of the casualties came out of the massive . Marine operation Hastings under Way since july 15 in Mountain Jungles in the Northwest Corner of South Viet Nam near the 17th parallel. The leathernecks Are estimated to have kilted some 1,500 communist North vietnamese troops at least half that figure by body count. The United states had 2,260 Battle deaths in the War of 1812, another 1,733 in the mexican War and 385 in the Spanish american War. . Military spokesmen in Saigon said the communist last week lost 1,272 men killed by body count. The South vietnamese had 195 combat deaths and the other Allied forces three dead. The toll of . Dead in the previous week was 65. A total of 578 americans were wounded and 14 listed As missing in action or captured last week for an Overall casualty toll of 728 the highest number of casualties for a single week sustained by . Forces in Viet Nam was 966�?146 dead and 820 wounded during the week ended last May 21. In the week ended nov. 25, 1965, it was reported that 240 . Servicemen died in action. This was the highest death toll of the War and resulted from the bloody la Drang Valley Campaign. Throughout the afternoon andn.m., tonight Well be drenched by showers or thundershowers the Weatherman has predicted. And 1 00 Pueblo Colo in one touch inches at brought Relief to a drought in the Midwest which experts one touch of v1olence.d st no Edh As he work. �?~1 a a years. Chicago was particularly Savage winds and at least one Jcj drenched. Even with the rain however i funnel Cloud prowled South the Windy Ca it. Came com t0 the temperature is expected to i Dakota. Several persons Mcloud a equalling an All time record of soar into the 90s again for the mai1 Chi win wer 6.24 inches in 24 hours As 14th Dav this month Low to a p Isa a a a thunderstorms triggered flood i4tn Day mis Mon. A Low 10 j Tornado slammed a House to in alms Power failures night of 70 is expected. Wood. . ,. Sunny and dry weather last night and Early humor Brin Kelt to int need from the Pacific to Nins. We received a Little Over a a Hanigar and full it it the Uler Neumam half Inch of ram a .54 inches to planes were destroyed in the be exact the storm began . . Area where a fan Ltd he Quot Quot a a a a Pla Quot about a . And lasted until itrj0ud we a a a Kant Satey weal her Hung on in the City s.d., received 1.13 inches South from the Gulf to the 10 the second storm lasted j0 ram Central Plains and South from 1-3 this morning the head j earlier Rains yesterday Atlantic states Iest rainfall came during the second storm fair tomorrow tomorrow will be fair with a i High in the 90s Little crop damage was reported by Farmers in lower Bucks county. 11 a in Roosevelt blvd. Was flooded i in some sections this morning As 1 a result of the rain. Philadelphia of had close to an Inch of rain a this morning. Thundershowers today Conti i need to Pelt areas from the mid Atlantic states across the upper Midwest and West to the Dakotas. There was some locally heavy activity but none equated the 5.39 inches recorded in Chicago yesterday. More than an Inch of rain fell i Wilmington del., in six hours. 1.10 inches hit Imperial neb., and further West. 1.27 today s our reporter Ron Avery has lunch with the greatest entertainer of them All. Page 11. 0 0 0 a fur for her see staffer Penny Sundstrom a Story and pictures on Page 18. Index amusements. 12 monies. A 12 classified. 31-39 sports. 26-30 coi word. 12 stocks. 4 comics. 40-41 to review. .22 editorials. 6 Day classified h i j-1000 editorial features ,7 women s news. 18-20 obituaries. 25 investor. T Jacoby. ,. 17 Day classified of 3 -1000 Junior reporter. 40 night classified w1-6-4600 inches were reported in Grants. A Quot a r a Waif i 1

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