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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - June 24, 1957, Levittown, Pennsylvania
Enjoy the advantages of this new economical Sinclair heating Oil Low Cott Complete Burner service contract a most convenient budget plan Complete line of Oil burners us now refining company Mowday Rinino. Al inf a j 99 i -z==r.--� Quot Bristol courier and Levittown times a a Page a Morrisville a Yardley a Wakefield rotary club j to install i latin i exy Morrisville rotary club will install its new officers at a meeting thursday night at Penn Bury inn. Bill Hahn Evergreen Road Morrisville will be installed As the clubs new president succeeding Fred Greenlee. Jack Burgess will succeed Thomas Rohner As. Program chairman of the club for the coming year. In his Quot Swan song Quot As chairman. Or. Rohner said a picnic last week was a great Success. Held at Percy Haines farm in Edgewood Road. Lower Wakefield township the event was attended by More than 70 members and guests of the club dinner was served by the i women of the first methodist Morrisville. A delightful meal in real Cool picnic weather was topped off by delicious Watermelon or. Rohner reported. A Sham Itzy i1 ii i $ i pro Yemen t association of fires Board meets on spending the Board of the Yardley Community enter will decide tonight How to spend $1,300 raised in the Yardley Street fair. Money from Tho Lair was donated to the Community Center for needed improvements. In the past month the building has been painted and lettered to make it look More presentable and the Kitchen remodeler. Several new projects Are planned including the possibility of building a new floor in the Structure John Fitzpatrick president of the Community Center will preside Over the business meeting to be attended by the entire 15-Mcmber Board. Newly installed officers of the Nesh Aminy Falls improvement association pose at the clubhouse 1961 Summit ave., Oakford with president Robert p. Herrman it ex-11erne left. Other officers from left Are James Kava Haugli. Vice president Charles h. Gantert Secretary and Benjamin m. Guyger Carl b. Tressel and Stephen i. I ulan directors. Absent from the picture Are directors John Heinrick and James Doehler corresponding Secretary Richard r. Smith and treasurer Fred Wrightjr. A Lions join for dinner ambulance corps topic of meeting d j lower Wakefield township residents will gather tonight at the township municipal building to plan an ambulance corps serving the township and Yardley Borough. Charles Jee director of the. Townships emergency unit said the meeting is set for i . I at present the township has an emergency Wagon serving the Community. Or. Lee said an residents of Tho area interested in serving on the new ambulance corps Are in i cited to attend tonight s meeting. After the details of the ambulance corps Are organized a fund raising drive will be scheduled to raise Money to buy the new ambulance. Pledges As Well As Cash contributions will be accepted to Aid the drive Lee said. The Falls township Lions club c a. A Vin meet with the Yardley Lions pc group studies dub tomorrow night at land controlled planning Wehr f restaurant West Tren i controlled commercial p i a n t0&Quot. A a nin8, a possibility in lower Roe annual baseball Outing is Wakefield township will he sex scheduled for july 19 when the jammed first hand wednesday Phillies will play Cincinnati. It j when a group from the make mrs. Robert Herrman left receives the presidential Gavel from out going president mrs. Stephen Pulan while the vice president mrs. James Tomlinson looks on approvingly. Courier and times photos Morrisville grads Rohner has enjoy 20th reunion 35 y ears was announced by Al Mccabe Field civic association visits Tux that he May be called for re Edo Park n y sedation. A bus win leave the new York City is a better Kensington elementary school at class residential area with Low tax 6 pi., on game night. I rates made possible by the include next regular meeting after lion of planned commercial Aper june 25, it was announced will actions in the City be hold on july 9 at 6 30 .,i the group will View first hand what has been done in Tuxedo i Park and see How the situation can be applied locally. Members making the trip include Henry Hoffmeister Ross w. Bennington John Eckels Kenneth Paul and Robert a Smith. Morrisville scout eyes trip to England one Morrisville Roy scout will attend the International British Jubilee in England in August and he and four other local scouts will be at the National j scout Jamboree in Valley forge recreation Board next month o sponsor canteen Curtis Clark a life scout and the lower Wakefield Yardley son of or. And mrs. Robert recreation Board will sponsor two Clark 405 Magnolia ave. Mor canteens As part of its program Rosville will sail for the British for the summer j u by tee july 22. J a canteen for Junior High school the Morrisville scout will by students will be held tuesdays in England from August i to 12jfrom 7 30 to 10 30 At the following the Jubilee the mor a Yardley Community Center. The Rosville scout will tour Europe first canteen is tuesday and will with a group of scouts and re run eight weeks spokesmen said turn from France on aug. 26. J a canteen for High school Stu Peter Johnson Burt Strom dents will be held on thursdays Borg Arthur Shearer and John Jat the Center and will run rom Taylor will join Clark at the 8 toll Canteen opens thurs scout Jamboree in Valley forge i Day. Quot i did no to think i was 20 years older until i saw my classmates and then looked in the i i hat was about the consensus of opinion of the members of the Morrisville High school graduating class of 1937 at their reunion banquet saturday. More than half of the 72 graduates of the class attended the dinner Danee at Washington crossing inn. Mrs. Stuart Bills spokesman for the group said a wonderful time was had by everyone who attended the event. Quot most of the guests we had seen through the years. It was the classmates we Hadnot seen for 20 years that really amazed i us Quot mrs. Birls said. Prizes were awarded to Many of the class members including several door prizes. Special prizes were also awarded to the class members married the longest time and to the most recently married class i members. Committee members for the affair included Joseph Gorman. Chairman. Ruth Gorman. Miss Sara Smith. Mrs. Joseph Klank mrs. David Cushing. Or. Raymond Margerum and Elwood Bucknum. Mrs. Bilks said the affair was so successful members said they would Start working on the 25th anniversary of the class for 1962. Koplow will be new Lions prexy j new officers will be installed i by the 5 Ardley make iced Lions club at a meeting tomorrow night at Landwehr a restaurant. The session is set for 7 Nappy Kaplow will be installed As president of the club succeeding Don out Alt. Award Winner Young firemen quell Maze two Youthful a Volunteer firemen Quot took it on themselves to put out a grass fire on Levittown Parkway Friday. # mrs. Raymond. Matz of 67 l Lakeside drive said two boys ran up to tar Home about 6 30 Friday and said a Patch it grass behind her Home was ablaze on the Parkway and they were going to put it out. I he lads. Decker Shaddinger of 9 nature Lane and Bernard Murphy of 9 East Lane both about 12, asked mrs. Matz for a Hose or buckets she said. Mrs. Matz gave buckets and offered to help but was shooed away she laughed. The utile firemen went about their work and finally put the Blaze out which had spread two houses away up the Parkway she said. Quot those boys deserve a lot of Praise tor their work a mrs. Matz said j. Rohner. 305 Harper ave., Morrisville has completed 35 years with the new Jersey Bell the Ephone company. Or. Rohner is an Engineer with the Trenton engineering Force located at 9 Oakland St., Trenton. An Active figure in Morrisville Community affairs. Or. Rohner is Secretary of the Morrisville planning commission an elder in the presbyterian Church where he is a teacher in the sunday school and chairman of the new building committee. He is also Active in the Trenton masonic consistory and the masonic Square club in Morrisville or. Rohner is a member of the Trenton Council. H. G. Mcully chapter of Tho Telephone pioneers of America. He is also past chairman of the group. Overweight truck Given $60 Fine an overweight truck passed a through Morrisville and its Driver was fined $60 last week. Officer Stanley Naprawa stopped Salvatore Sti Pella of Latimer pa., on West Bridge St. A $60 Fine was paid to Justice of the peace Harry Christ. Sen. Walter George is recuperating Vienna a. It up it a former . Sen. Walter f. George was Back on his front porch Here today after 12 Days in an Atlanta Hospital for treatment of a circulatory disorder. His physician. Or. J. Willis Hurst said the 79-year-od statesman Quot has been comfortable Foi the last several Days and his strength has min or or and airs. Hamuel Preston Arbor Loa Morrisville was honoured recently by his fellow student in the Charles Boehm school. The Morrisville lad receives an americanism award from e. L. Hewson deft Abd Francis Dougherty of the Knowles Dale american legion Post of Yardley. Paper boys wanted due to graduation of several of our older boys there will be a number of Good paying paper routes in Many areas open shortly for ambitious boys aged 12 to 16. Earnings run from $5.00 to $12.00 a week for a Short time in the afternoon. Courier and times boys enjoy summer vacation trips and prizes too. Phone circulation manager Windsor 5-1000 Bristol courier and Levittown times in of i nit i nits to discuss will Honor churchmen apartment plans Morrisville a Council 3673, knights of Columbus will Honor the Rev. Joseph Gallagher of the holy Trinity Church and priests from Fairless Hills. Levittown and Yardley at a dinner tonight. The affair is set for 6 30 At Jack Hansen s inn. Following the dinner a business meeting will beheld at the rectory of holy Trinity Church. Morrisville. Officers elected recently by the group will be installed next month. The officers for the coming year include Joseph Mysliwiec grand Knight Nicholas Pelehaty. Deputy grand Knight Edward Mannix Chancellor John Carr Warden Frank Caruso treasurer Kenneth Fuller recording Secretary Leonard ferry advocate. Also William Kish. Inside guard Jack Broderick trustee and the Rev. Gallagher chaplain a meeting Date will be set this week Between the Morrisville planning commission and the Borough s ordinance committee to pave the Way for the projected $2,000,000 apartment building in the Borough. Edward Mannix chairman of the boroughs ordinance committee said the zoning ordinance Quot appears to be the Only hitch holding up final approval of the the meeting will probably be set for Early next week. S or. Mannix said the apartment building is to be located at a site zoned business a. Lessen Home movement Quot locating the building in a business District will Lessen the amount of Homes which will have to be moved for the apartment he said. Another Angle that has to be cleared in the zoning proposal is a height restriction. Under the present Borough zoning ordinance no building Mort than 40-feet High is allowed in the Borough. The projected building will stand 129 feet. Or. Mannix pointed out that one of the essential items in attracting the builder to Morrisville was the availability of sewer lines. The ordinance committee chairman said the zoning rules will be studied for about 30 Days by the planning group and the j ordinance committee before any i Inal action is taken. Nicholas Mislan president of Borough Council said he sees no j complications for going High ahead with the building once the zoning requirements Are Clari tied. Resurfacing set Quot for third Ward Morrisville Street resurfacing program will continue today with part of the Borough s third Ward getting the once Over. Streets North of Palmer St. Will be resurfaced starting this week Walter Neumann superintendent of Public works asked the cooperation of All residents in that area to refrain from parking cars in the Street during the re surfacing Job. Quot parking of cars in the driveways will make the Job that much easier for us a the superintendent said. 1856-1957., years of Selling Nice things Beauty Salon lower level Telephone i 5-2000 prettiest Quot Back talk in town. ,. Our fabulous baby Bustle 17c companion a c a # d permanent / �3u with or without appointment you May use your charge we feature the most popular hair colouring miss Clairol hair color Bath. We use Ogilvie Sisters preparations to help give you hair health Revlon s new Quot persian Melon Quot for Beautiful manicures. C 1957 Quot they do sell Nice things at Yards Quot. Now greater finance co comes to lower Bucks conveniently located at 308 Bustleton Avenue Feasterville at the Pine tree shopping Center Loans $20 to $500 or More made your Way and fast hello folks i m the manager of the new greater finance co. Office. Our Success in lower Bucks will depend of How Many people i serve and i know that depends or How Well i serve you. 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