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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - June 7, 1965, Levittown, Pennsylvania
Final edition Tarter tars final edition Delaware Valley s greatest Home newspaper vol. 12, no. 204 member Abc Levittown pa., monday evening june 7, 1965 26 pages Price ten cents r a a a heroes splash Down 40 Miles off target maj. Edward h. White ii Pilot. Wants primary nullified Bucks group asks another election space Center Houston up a space aces James Mcdivitt and Edward White a a feeling great a splashed Down in the Atlantic from their four Day space ride today 40 to 50 Miles Short of their assigned target but Roll within the Swift reach of recovery forces at least two helicopters were hovering protectively Over the spot when the capsule now weighing about 4,700 pounds hit the water. A helicopter was within five Miles of it and reported a visual sighting. The official time Given for the splashdown was 1 13 . Edt Mission control said. There was radio Contact Between the capsule and the aircraft Carrier wasps recovery forces in the splash area Between Florida and Bermuda. Mcdevitt and White requested a helicopter pickup. The Wasp made Quick calculations and reported the Cap pilots said they were a a feeling except for falling Short of the target zone everything up Side Bobbing in three to four foot swells. The Carrier was 48 Miles away. Four minutes before splashdown Mcdivitt and White broke through the radio a a blackout zone caused by tin superheat of their reentry into Earth s atmosphere and established voice Contact with the Wasp. The was radioed that the a group of residents is asking Bucks county court to nullify the May 18 primary for school director in the Wrightstown township school District because they weren to Given t h e Opportunity to vote. The petitioners maintain that the names of three Republican school director candidates and two democratic candidates were not placed on the ballot in their voting District. The appellants Are principally from the Forrest Grove Wycombe area in Buckingham township and vote in the Buckingham lower District. Two of three gof candidates i Good were nominated in a contested election. Merritt a. Croker and Evelyn Goodman won Over William r. Platt. On the democratic slate Ruth Lewis and Madeline a. Smith were nominated without opposition. The petitioners maintain they were Given the right to vote for school director in 1956 when the Wycombe Independent school District merged with Wrightstown township. Harold Hellyer sr., chief clerk of the county election Board today said the ballots were not supplied because of a wrong a i was told the Union had been dissolved a Hellyer said. The court will hold the hearing to determine whether a new election should be held. I evening i 5 a Nii Imich Ihu shh gemini splashdown seemingly on the nose. After four Days and 62 orbits the heavens astronauts Melvin and White no doubt Hap for a touch of Good Earth. Failing computer no Factor in singing the gentlemen Back Fely. Maybe Only reassurance at computers Arentt Superior humans after All and that la be needing people around r a Long time to keep Mem Irving. Both heat and humidity teaming tip today. Mercury soaring toward the 90�?Ts, but no complaints. This sort of thing encourages the roasting ears adds Beauty of the roses. Interesting weekend. staffers dinner Friday night at the Buck with publisher Hotchkiss doing the hosting and Levittown exchanges annual dinner dance at Princeton s Nassau inn saturday night with Art Hucht in excellent fettle. Today difficult to keep your mind on your business. A trite a sunday for the Phil a incidentally As they Start moving by taking two from r cubs. Lets Hope they keep e rally going against the Edgers at Connie Mack Staci n tonight. Conviction of Estes Kod Washington up a the supreme court today reversed the 1962 swindling conviction of Texas financier Billie sol Estes because part of his trial w a s televised and broadcast. Estes is now serving a 15-year term in the Federal prison at Leavenworth kan., for mail fraud and conspiracy. The supreme court previously refused to review the mail fraud conviction and today a decision had no effect on his current imprisonment. Justice Tom c. Clark speaking for the court in today a opinion said it was a a misconception of the rights of the press to a that freedoms granted in the fist amendment extend a right to news Media to televise from the courtroom. He said while maximum Freedom must be allowed the press its exercise a must necessarily be subject to the maintenance of absolute fairness in the judicial this is the first time the High court has looked at television coverage of criminal cases. This courier times United press news Chart illustrates the gemini-4 Parachute Landing sequence. Astronauts Mcdivitt and White switching signals because of a faulty computer primed their capsule for re entry from space. Poured on schedule at the Windup of the 62-orbit flight that was americans longest a n d most dramatic venture into space. At 12 44 . Edt the mane vering rockets were fired Over Hawaii. This slowed t h e Craft from its 17.500-mile-an-hour Orbital Speed and brought them into a lower path. Over Guay Mas Mexico the four powerful Retro rockets were kicked in. This put the Craft into the Glide path toward splashdown. Because a computer failed. Mcdivitt could not control the Bird and As project Mercury astronauts did before him let Gravity pull him Down without using the controls. The Wasp steaming full Speed toward tin bubbling capsule reported it should reach tin capsule at 2 45 . Edt and hoist it out of the water. The Crew was being fished out of the sea by helicopter and taken to the Wasp where a brass band a red carpet and a Best of ally razors and hot showers were waiting. Neither Man has shaved or washed since liftoff from Cape Kennedy at 11 16 . Edt thursday. The flight lasted 97 hours and 57 minutes. A everything looks Fine a helicopter Pilot cmdr. Clarence o. Fiske reported from above the capsule the 11-foot Long space Craft most of its 312-ton original weight jettisoned or used up was Bobbing a a nicely in the sea. Two mane vering rocket s slowed the 3 a ton gemini-4 capsule Over Hawaii at the end of the 62nd and final orbit at the prescribed time. At 12 56 Edt the four pow Erful Retro rockets kicked in Over Mexico and the capsule was slowed further. A still looking Good flight a the Gua Ymas tracking station reported. Mcdivitt reported he was starting his a Roll entry a rolling the capsule so it would have continued on Page la col. I and Tony Lerna wins the 10.000 Buick open at grand Anc with Jack Nicklaus finish a fourth and Arnold Palmer a if this fellow7 Isnit careful is going to lose his army. A evangelist recently an unwed that there Are 577 Dif a ent sins. You guessed it. He of aptly received thousands of quests for the list from peo-1 who thought they were miss a something. All the world needs is an Keement not to have any More ars until the old ones Are paid if you re driving be careful please. Polish patriots body re interred the body of polish Patriot Teo i Fil Starzynski was re interred yesterday at the Czestochowa polish american National shrine near Doylestown. Postmaster general John a. Gronouski told 500 persons at the burial ceremonies that Starzynski was a a courageous Lover of Freedom and compared his work for his native land with that of Ignace Paderewski. Gen. Starzynski founded the polish army in France during world War i and helped found in this country the polish Falcons and the polish army War veterans association. His body was moved Here from Pittsburgh his Home on saturday. Report direct hits on Viet c liar Racks ., Viet planes Bomi military Camps Saigon up a Waves of u. S. And South vietnamese planes ranged Over North Viet Nam today bombing and strafing communist military Camps Supply depots and communication lines. Pilots reported scoring several direct hits on army Barracks and sinking at least one armed cargo ship. An american military spokesman said 70 planes flew More than too sorties against the its muggy rain maybe v hot muggy weather moved into lower Bucks today w i t h Only hit or miss Relief the next few Days. Showers arid possible thundershowers were forecast for tonight and tomorrow but the Weatherman expected Little in the Way of rainfall to ease the prolonged drought. Temperatures approaching the 90-Dcgree Mark were predicted through wednesday. At 3 . Today the thermometer Reading was 87 degrees. The Thi temperature humidity Index was 76 a a bit on the uncomfortable Side. Communist North during the Day. Pilots reported running into Light to extremely heavy antiaircraft fire. The spokesman said All planes returned safely to their bases. Iii ground Battles two u. S. Army advisers were wounded Iii an operation with Vietnam born yesterday Star maj. James a. Mcdivitt command Pilot. One Roy hospitalized youths charged in no. A free for ally Willingboro n. J. Police have lodged disorderly conduct charges against three lower Bucks youths As the result of a a free for ally yesterday at Olympia lakes Willingboro in which a Burlington boy was injured. The three Are Thomas Pagliaccetti 18, of 2708 Clifton i r i v a Bensalem William James Robb 18, of 3827 Cedar Crest Road. Cornwells Heights and Richard f. Cor in 16, of 125 Hulmeville Road. Langhorne. Two other boys from Philadelphia have also been charged. The injured youth Udo Harri an 16, 432 York st., is listed Judy Holliday Dies of cancer at 41 new York up a Judy Holliday the intellectually Brilliant actress who won an Academy award playing dumb blondes died Early today in her sleep at it. Sinai Hospital after a five year Battle against cancer. She would have been 42 on june 21. Miss Holliday underwent cancer surgery in 1960 but the disease was recurrent. Her attorney Arnold Krakower said she a put up a Gallant fight to live to the very the actress whose real name was Judith Tuvim entered it. Sinai May 26 when her Case was believed to be terminal. A Hospital spokesman said she a continued on Page la col Judy Holliday Mese rangers against Viet Cong guerrilla concentrations about 70 Miles North of Saigon. In South Viet Nam government troops captured an Arsenal of chinese communist weapons on a Beach near the Border with North Viet Nam. The haul included a 75-Millimeler recoilless Rifle one of the largest communist weapons e v e r captured. The Success of air strikes against the communist North during the past 24 hours was married by the loss of eight Marines aboard two helicopters which collided Over the South China sea sunday crashed in flames. It was the second helicopter disaster in recent Days. On May 28, two Army helicopters collided Over the Bien Hob air base near Saigon and nine crewmen were killed. The biggest air raid today was carried out by 30 Navy planes from the aircraft Carrier Bon homme Richard and Midway against the army Camp at Vinh a seaport cat 160 Miles South of Hanoi. Four Air Force jets and eight vietnamese air fore prop driven planes raided the Chaple army Barracks five Miles North of the Border. Slain sex con lived Here Philadelphia up the body of a Man found shot and stabbed to death on a dump in the Eastwick Section was identified sunday As Carmine Pilotti 49, a former convict wanted for parole violation in new York state. Pilotti who had been paroled from the Green Haven state Penitentiary where lie was serving a 6 to 7 year term for assault and Battery was found dead saturday. He had been shot twice in the head and once in Ali it Abdomen and stabbed twice in the Chest and once in the Back. Investigators said the stabbing which was not fatal occurred first. A Diamond ring with the initials provided the Only clue to the identity. Identity was established through the Fri fingerprint file in Washington. New York authorities cooperated in the investigation. Police said Pilotti had been living in a Motel in nearby Bensalem twp. Since april 7 under the name Carmine Lombardi of Hicksville l.i., . Investigators said his clothing contained identification belong to Howard Davelman. Also a former convict who was working at the Motel. Davelman told authorities he had lost the identification cards but could not remember where or when. In fair condition at Rancocas Valley Hospital with a possible ruptured spleen. Late yesterday afternoon police received a Call from Paul Kanigowski Captain of the lifeguards at the lakes informing them there was a fight in the lakes dance Pavilion. Two patrol cars carrying patrolmen Robert Rossoll and Charles me Kernan and sgt. Joseph Zarzara were dispatched to the scene. When police arrived a Large number of youths were fleeing the dance Pavilion and maker Nan discovered the Harrigan youth lying nearby clutching his s de with blood coming from his Mouth. The Levittown first Aid squad was summoned and transported the youth to the Hospital. Arrest five the officers then searched the crowd of youths with Lake personnel who identified those who were fighting. Five were arrested. Police took the youths to the Hospital where Young Harrigan identified the philadelphian As two of the youths who had beaten him. A youth who kicked Harrigan in the Side is still being sought by police. He was described As a thin youth about 5�?T, 9�?� tall with Blond hair. The Harrigan boy is reportedly a Ward of the state and lives with a Burlington family. Wall open May be last time Berlin up a about 90, too West berliners today crossed through the communist Wall for Holiday visits in the East perhaps for the last time. The Wall is open for the Whitsun Holiday observed in both East and West Germany. It closes again perhaps for Good at Midnight next sunday. About 100,000 West berliners used their one Day passes sunday for Gay reunions with relatives in communist territory. But they also were saddened by reports the Gates might be permanently closed next week. X a names in the news i i Page 16 a Tony and Johnny had big Days. And so did Kathy. Page 17 and done to forget Tommy. He got into the act too. Page 18 a locally the fun was divided Oil the Golf courses and at the race track. Index amusements. 12 rms. 9 classified. 19-23 sports. 16-18 comics. 24, 25 stocks. I editorials. 6 to listings. 25 editorial features. 7 to review. 12 Junior reporter 24 women a news. Roll Jacob on Bridge. 15 movies. 12 to listings. 21 obituaries. 5, 19 women s news full
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