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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - June 24, 1957, Levittown, Pennsylvania Fund starts for boy who lost Arm Jabr inn Tanum a tics met 04 the daily newspaper loner Bucks county no fallout in n new bomb i be is told Washington up a the creators of the a bomb told president Eisenhower today that the United states now is Alc to produce a a clean bomb about 95 per cent free of radioactive fallout. Throe top nuclear scientists Acci panel slated boys on extending o sewer lines cooler air tonight will relieve heat companies by atomic Energy commission chairman Lewis Strauss declined to say after a White House conference whether the a a clean a bomb now is in production or whether further testing will be needed. They expressed optimism that practically a a clean atomic weapons which would spare innocent civilian populations in War and reduce testing dangers could be perfected. Supervisors of lower Wakefield president Eisenhower said Early and Falls townships will be on this month that about 90 per cent hand 8i a Public meeting Tomor of the fallout danger has been re Row night at Penn Bury High moved from the latest Model . A mass of Cool air was forecast school to answer questions re bombs. To move in tonight to bring us Garding the proposed Extension of Strauss said today that a a we be some Relief from the heat and sewer lines gone about half the distance humidity. George g. Gray editor of the from that �?o90 per cent clean de the coolness May arrive with a elopement to the goal of making a fanfare of Thunder and Light atomic weapons completely free Ning the . Weather Bureau of dangerous radioactive fallout said. Its coming from the North or. Ernest 0. Lawrence added West that the nine tenths clean state tomorrows forecast Coo or Merrt now highly conserva and Jess humid the mid t.80 s. It is now a almost closer to ten d. ,. Tenths a he said it the heat was Star on to Day or. Willard f. Libby scientist from 8 "c�o1 78 81 6 a m a member of the atomic Energy .or?�7leu 111 a m la it climbed to 88. The weather Bureau said the temperature will Beer Wakefield and elder b. Hac atomic far 90 t Klayt to cd airman of the Board of bomb tests As proposed by Russia at the Roshni and Haas weather supervisor o. Falls township an would hamper american efforts to Observatory it was 93 at 3 . Bounced hat the proposed Exten perfect a clean. Bomb he said saturday and 92 at 4 of clock yes Sion will Cost $7 per front foot. Then Here were a x c e 11 e n to a ter Day Are noon. I he supervisors said a connect chances of developing one if tests lower Bucks count ians hid from lion fee of $100 will be charged were continue indicating that the week end heat at seashore with annual service charge listed this goal has not yet been reached and Mountain resorts swimming As $50. A service charge in Morrisville. Where sewers were installed last the University of California rata the Tion Laboratory were the three scientists who conferred with the continued on Page 10, col. 2 murder beating the heat Bristol courier and Levitt own times will moderate the discussion at 8 . In the school auditorium. A Cost Survey has been completed by the township of fails authority into the proposed Extension of the lines into areas including the school grounds of both townships. A of Farler chair of an commission. So tax Fieles the Board of ape moors of Low-1 interview Sll Bidav that a ,w0 Lawrence or. Mark m. Mills pools and backyards. The torrid and or. Edward Teller All from week end was a Quick renewal of year runs about $57 a year. Residents attending the meeting Are requested to submit their questions relative to the sewer expansion in writing. The questions will be referred to or. Gray continued on Page 10, col 1 Good evening Shogan sent Benny $1,500 raging temperatures that reigned through the beginning of last week. Gardens and grass also sheltered under the heat especially in water Short communities where residents were asked to conserve the Supply. At 1 . The temperature was 88 degrees and the relative humidity stood at 57 percent. At Fol amp. Mpg eighteen year old Camille Pratt knows of no better Way to Cool off than to frolic in the overflow Waters of the White Rock spillway during the recent floods in Dallas Texas. Back in the oven. Are All Summers supposed to be like this somehow we dimly recollect that occasionally Back through the years we got a Little rain and once in a while a coolish pleasant Day. The nationally heralded Benny Hooper Story took a local turn yesterday when new York re the 19 red jets Fly j Over truce zone victim was father of one of the youths Philadelphia up three teen agers were held today on homicide charges and two other boys were held As incorrigible today in the ambush slaying of the father of one of the youths. Martin Daniels jr., 16, was accused of plotting the murder of his father while Curtis Ray Edwards 14, was accused of firing the shot. Edwards father was electrocuted two years ago for a Holdup murder. Albert Strolis 15, also was held for his participation in the plot. Charges of were lodged against Charles Ozalis. 15. Who furnished the Deer Rifle and the single Bullet used in the slaying and Ronald Curren 15, who also knew of the plot. Homicide capt. David h. Roberts said the victim Martin Daniels 35, a Stevedore was killed by a single shot in the Chest a he sat with his Arm around William. A 13-year-old son on the tront Steps of his Home saturday night Daniels told Roberts that he. Edwards and Stolis went to Ozal is Home and obtained a Rifle and one Bullet. Then he said they waited two hours behind a Ceme continued on Page 10, col. 4> porters found a Check in a phone Booth for $1,500 from the in Nils sri tuday was co. I Nam a an said Rev. Paul Shogan of our lady of d. Mckinley commander of the perpetual help Church. J 19th regiment of the u. S. 24th Seoul. Korea up a Nineteen saying that the migs were Defi a communist Mig Jet fighters in a nicely spotted Over the Domilita j faded the air Over the Central sized zone. But be added that the area of the demilitarized korean villages themselves we Ere right at 5th a bomb is he Tiest army colonel s death is mystery up a Quot a us Pic Torean villages themselves were right aug a a pc so Ray com a teley., Oday he american truce zone today a Republic of the truce line and it was there Mission unleashed the fifth and it a the j of gunshot Korea defense ministry spokes fore problematical whether he he Tiest atomic explosion of its it a the wounds saturday Fol William. J Ines n e soviet built fighters a c t u a y 1j5/ experiments today atop Angels Peak Nev. Up the atomic Energy Corn crossed the line. Easy on the Law mowing hard 8nd upon receiving a Telephone body was found in division head Call advising him that the con quarters. On the lawns. The Mig a according to a Rok Trover Sial medical Bill to the1 a spa Kesman for his widow intelligence source Here appeared j a blast so powerful it ripped off a door and the spokesman said it was he a Quot Cre a Quot of a Sci line Una control Blockhouse 14 Miles away. Its mighty Flash shamed the Post Dawn Daylight and Momon. The spokesman vice minister r. $ j division. Kim Chong Kap said however. E Levittown pastor confirmed j army hoc uni a a Shafit was not established Wyeth Irris to time Rok troops had seen by Telephone the fact that he Jyh a her the Mig a in four different such a Large number of migs. He sent the Check by a messenger accidentally or woe a Eurih u Waves crossed Over the zone into Sid the red flight was a a signify. ,. K i accidentally or was a suicide. His a South of the truce Jine cant because it occurred on the tardy blinded unguarded witnesses eve of the 7th anniversary of the me Difant its sound wave outbreak of the korean War bounced off a stratosphere layer i government Intili Inper Cne a and a heard in Reno Nev., 300 Phillies lose a couple of More hoopers for $1,500 had been re�?T-?�?T Anne a Campiri Mckinley at Over the villages of Chorion and Ces reported the russian built jets Miles away un�?�"1�?�?.j it i Vineyard Haven mass., said the Kumhwa about 50 Miles Northeast Over Chorion and Kum detonation was set up As. Lady Only Seoul. Between 9 and in a m t16 rest major test in the sched that his death w As Kim quoted a Rok army report to Milwaukee yesterday but done to called advised the messenger Toi. A 7,----r it i expect Mem to win them All. Void his Check. Army had told the family Only of Seoul. They be been travelling with some a i did no to feel that the hoopers. Who had experienced a Miracle should be made to for it a said father Shogan. He added very rugged company for the past few weeks and done to think for a moment the braves the card the reds the dodger and we cannot co stantly ask for 1�?zh air. Tia 80 a a a a r0&Quot a ver and Siv Ltd it. .1 a anted to repay Alt of those who have aided me by helping this when he was told that the hoopers were not accepting any More contributions he stopped and much of the Silver Lake payment on the Check. A i imagine area will be ready As a Redrea my messenger left in the Tele Tiona Park by july 4, with picnic phone Booth after talking to me a tables benches outdoor ovens said father Shogan. And so on to be installed Pronto i Okay. American league fight All but Over. Those yanks Long since Back in their w inning ways. 2 boys change minds and save their lives then disappeared into North Korea. Used 20-shot series of a totally new approach to civilian under a spokesman for the . 5th 8r�und shelters. Air Force at onsan air base said in addition to testing the Surv air Force personnel had received Val characteristics of civilian Shel no report of a violation of the ters beneath Concrete domes a armistice by the planes. Pediments were conducted to de both the . Far East air termite the most suitable Radia Force and . Far East com-1 Tion protective clothing for sol Mand spokesmen in Tokyo said no Diers and civilians and the effects volts of off Aal word had been received of of radiation fallout on foodstuff i a communist air violation. J today a detonation was calibrate the air Force spokesman said de to be the first major test in two Croydon boys Are alive to the Cable carries 420 Day because they changed their electricity. Minds yesterday afternoon about the boys Edward c Otynell a a a a Quot to to 17 Quot Quot a a to Cornea the planes would have been spot the 20-shot summer experiments. Swinging on a Caole dangling in or. Of 334 Princess ave., and Ted on radar unless they came in they Are designed to test Brand Der the Bristol Burlington Bridge. You be got to take your hat off to the Park Board Bristol town ship commissioners and Bristol Borough councilmen for some pretty neat cooperation on that one. New Industry to situate in Bucks now a is Good a time As any. How about a Little contribution to the Martin Brennan fund me Don i know of a better cause to which you May Chip in four bits and even a Dollar Bill if you wish. F a lewdly tip to teen age Drivers forget the Gal and hug the Road. It s funny How a Man will stand out in the blazing Sun to wish because its too hot to go to Church. Match you re driving. The Bucks county development committee today hailed the decision of theft Ischer and Porter company to locate a new and larger Plant in Bucks county after the a Boro firm had studied other possible Sites in North Carolina Florida Arizona and California. Charles e. Hunter chairman of the development committee pointed out that Fischer and Porter is an Ideal Industry for Bucks county because l h is a modern company run by enlightened management. 2. The manufacturing process is clean and comparatively Light. 3. The plan will be an excellent source of employment tor i skilled and technical personnel approximately 85 percent of the present employment of 1,250 fall into this category. 4. Because Fischer and Porter products Are used extensively in automated processes the growth potential is great. Orders have increased from $12,360,378 in l�?~j56 to $15,724,071 in 1957, fiscal year ending april 30. Net profits for 1957 have risen to $487,436 and continued on Page 10, col i i. 14, of 534 Princess ave., Arthur Mackenzie 13, of 536 at a very Low Altitude. Sycamore ave., Rode to the Center a of the Bridge on their bicycles. They spotted the Cable hanging in a Loop under the Bridge while watching tugs and boats in the water. They left their bikes on the Side of the Bridge climbed Over the railing which is 80 feet above the water and climbed Down on the super Structure of the Bridge. J a search was started Wrhen i numerous motorists reported the two abandoned bikes to Bridge attendants. When the attendants were unable to find the boys they called Bristol township and Burlington police. Township police under the direction of St. Harry Bauer searched the area and were unable to find the youths. Officials were on the verge of ordering nets to grapple the River beneath the Bridge when the continued on Page 10, col. 6 Martin Brennan 14, who had his Arm amputated after an Accident Friday night smiles at his nurse Marion Elk Well assistant head nurse of the medical surgical Wing at lower Bucks county Hospital this morning. Courier and times photo $113 already received for Martin Brennan the Scales have always been lopsided for Martin Brennan. Maybe the weight is finally shifting for the 14-Vear-old Levittown boy who has known Little but hardship in his Young life. A fund has been started for the boy who had his right Arm amputated Friday night after getting the Arm caught in a meat grinder at work. The Campaign to Nelp the boy is being sponsored by the Levittown times and Bristol courier in cooperation with the Vermilion Hill menus and women a association. The fund has already reached $113 with the largest single contributor being Rev. Paul Shogan. Martin s parents Are separated. He never knew his father. His Mother is an infrequent visitor. About a year ago he got his first break. He came to live with his aunt and Uncle or. And mrs. Bernard Mccawley 74 View Point Lane v Vermilion Hill. He was Happy in school at William Penn Junior High school. He lived for baseball and football. He got up Early and stayed out late to play bail. His aunt and Uncle showered upon him the love he never knew from his own parents. The Only Home he remembers before Levittown Are orphanages in and around Washington d. C. A we loved him like our own a his aunt said. A the is such a Good boy. He Calls my husband a pop a he s the Only father he Ever knew. A Martin is a shy boy. That a Why he took that part time Job in the meat department. It was Only to meet people. A a we be never regretted for a second having him with us a she said a a the Ball playing was his entire life. A a and now. The Levittown Lions have been the first organization to announce a contribution. They have pledged $10. Mrs. Joseph Virgilio 11 vital Oak Lane Vermilion Hill said her organization would announce its pledge after a Board meeting. Contributions May be sent to the Martin Brennan fund Levittown times and Bristol courier Levittown pa., for forwarding to the Vermilion Hill group or to mrs. Virgilio directly. All contributions will be acknowledged. Contributors include Rev. Paul Shogan. Fico Levittown Lions. Jaq Lee garb. Bea Badner. J Anonymous. I total i new civilian underground shelters $113 teamster meeting is postponed Washington up teamsters vice president James a Hoffa said today the scheduled meeting of the unions executive Board next monday at los Angeles has been postponed for at least a week. The meeting expected to be a showdown on ousting Dave Beck As president apparently was postponed because of Hoffa s trial Here on bribery conspiracy charges. Defense attorneys have said they expect Hollaus trial to last three weeks to a month. Hoffa whose reputed status As Beck s a a her apparent has been blighted by two Federal indictments spoke with reporters during a recess to his trial. The slow process of selecting a jury resumed today. Daniel a. Maher a counsel for Miami attorney Hyman i. Fischbach a co defendant with Hoffa questioned a panel of More than too possible jurors j carefully As to w Hether they had read or heard newspaper and radio and television reports on the Case. Edward Bennett Williams Hoffa s attorney estimated the trial i May run for three or four weeks.1 i. S. Action is denounced Washington up rep Noah m. Mason a ill has called for removal of american troops from All foreign countries where no . Interests Are involved. He urged this course last night in denouncing the government decision to let Japan try i William s. Girard for killing a japanese woman on a firing Range near Tokyo. Simultaneously a japanese newsman said his countrymen Are incensed Over the Girard Case because they Are avid fans of . Western movies in which shooting in the bark is against the code of Honor. Girard is accused of tir continued on Page 10, col. 3 inside today an Era ends Arthur Godfrey s big show going off to Page 17 Index amusement 13 j Calendar. N classified. 14, is comics. 16, 17 c Ross Ord 17 death notices. 3 or. Brads. 6 or crane6 f red Othman. 6 Earl Wilson. $ editorials. 6 Jacoby on Bridge. 13 Soei club news. 4, 5 sports. 8, 9 to. 16

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