Levittown Courier Times in Levittown, Pennsylvania
30 Mar 1964

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30 Mar 1964

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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - March 30, 1964, Levittown, Pennsylvania $500 in coi word will be awarded this week j vex tvs we a a it i it in a Xiv wow Vowk a for news of Morrisville Yardley Wakefield see Page 18 he pm Timmy pm amp weather Clearing this afternoon. Clear and cold tonight. Tomorrow fair in mom ing Cloudy with Light Snow in afternoon. Delaware Valley s great Home newspaper vol. La no. 145 member Abc Levittown pa., monday evening March 30/1964 24 pages a a i prize winning family i so it top j Price ten cents Jim Asarisi Aga Baba bathroom fall ends Hopes Glenn Flat on Back quits race for Senate a the photographer will snap. And that a just what he did As or. And mrs. James h. Paul of 20 margin Road Mill Creek Falls Levittown and their five children were adjudged the Best dressed family in yesterdays easter Parade staged by the Levittown businessmen a association on the shop a Rama mall. The smiling winners front from left Dorothy 7 Cecelia la and James f., 5 rear Jean 14 Betty Ann 15, mrs. Paul and the proud Poppa. San Antonio Tex. Up1 astronaut emeritus John h Glenn jr., who made three orbits around the Earth with no injury worse than a skinned knuckle withdrew from the . Senatorial race in Ohio today because of a fall in his bathroom. Glenn 42, Hurt his head in the fall 26. Showing All of his 42 years Glenn announced from a Hospital bed today that his doctors advised a that i discontinue any plans for activities for at least the next several his opponent in the May 5 democratic primary in Ohio was sen. Stephen m. Young 74. Glenn did not endorse Youngs candidacy because of his own withdrawal. Wife at Side throughout a news conference Glenn a wife Annie sat on a Hospital bed at his Side. His eyes were moist but she said nothing. Glenn read a statement which he described As a most regretful As he Lay Flat on his Back in bed where he had been since feb. 26. When he suffered a severe head injury when he slipped in the bathroom at his Home in Columbus. Ohio. Glenn announced his withdrawal at a news conference in Wilford Hall Hospital at Lackland air Force base. The Veteran spaceman obviously disappointed said h e would Send a Telegram immediately to Ohio Secretary of state Ted Brown asking that his name be removed from the ballot for the May 5 democratic primary. Glenn said he Felt there was no Chance that he would be nominated either As a result of his name being left on the ballot or by a write in vote a it seems to me that once i have withdrawn that a that a he said. Can expect week of tremors Pioneer alaskans clean Good evening Gen. Macarthur condition worsening. The old Warrior hero of three wars has the big one on his hands this time. Latest Hospital dispatches increasingly discouraging. Anchorage Alaska up a Pioneer spirited alaskans undaunted by still another damaging earthquake today began rebuilding shattered towns and cities searched for More victims of fridays quake and braced for More shocks to come. Martial Law was declared in p. Al Zed Kodiak. National guardsmen turned out with Bayonet tipped rifles to prevent looting in several towns. Alaska planning to rebuild bigger and better than Ever after the devastation of one of history a mightiest earthquakes and you can to say our 49th state Isnit taking its catastrophe in stride. Fortunately the death toll surprisingly Low in relation to the magnitude of the temblor although property damage is expected to reach a billion. Local red Cross helps Page 3 at least 63 persons were known dead with the possibility that scores of aleut natives May have been killed. Federal authorities after Aerial surveys and on the scene checks said the total of known dead and missing in Alaska numbered 88. Another to persons were dead and 15 missing in Crescent City calif., battered by four tidal new complications Gen. Macarthur fights for life All of this Means prompt and adequate assistance from the Federal government from the people of America. When the Opportunity presents itself lend a helping hand. Lovely easter a pleasant memory. Now we get along with Spring in Earnest. This is Spring seven inches of Snow in Chicago Snow in Western Pennsylvania Snow in Southern Jersey and Snow expected in Bucks county before Day is done with Mercury to plunge into the mid-20�?Ts during the night. Anyhow the forsythia is com ing to glory and the azaleas Are merely holding Back for a few pleasant Days. Senate squares off today on the civil rights Bill Battle and before the atmosphere is cleared of the filibuster fog it should be quite a show a and Little a Ore. Reasonable discussion argument and debate Are part of the democratic processes and highly essential. But making mockery of principle is something else a the principle of the Equality of Man for instance. There a nothing like the first horseback ride to make a person feel better off. Washington up a Gen. Douglas Macarthur fighting to recover from his third major operation this month today developed new complications kidney trouble and internal Haemorrhaging and officials said it was a a matter of grave in a medical bulletin issued this morning spokesman said there had been a a decreased kidney action since last evening and a this is a matter of grave a unfortunately there has been a recurrence of internal bleeding from the oesophagus a the spokesman said. The aging general underwent emergency surgery sunday for removal of a portion of his intestine. It was his third operation this continued on Page 5, col. 2 in -1 Waves from the Good Friday quake. Three children were missing one dead from a fam ily trapped by a wave at Depoe Bay Ore. Quake strikes aleutians a rolling shuddering quake almost As severe As Good fridays killer tremor struck late sunday in the extreme Southwest of the foggy Remote Aleu Tian islands. Amateur radio reports from an unidentified military base at the tip of the islands reported widespread damage to the base. Radio towers toppled and an Airport runway crumbled. But initial reports said there were no known casualties. Former astronaut John Glenn announces his withdrawal from Ohio a senatorial race with his wife at his bedside. He said he did not know what his future plans will be but he left open the possibility that he May re enter politics in the future. Doctors discouraging Glenn based his political res continued on Page 5, col. 3 Glenn staff to continue Columbus Ohio up a former astronaut John h. Glenn a Campaign staff indicated May they will continue his democratic senatorial Campaign although Glenn has withdrawn from the race. Glenn a name will be on the May 5 primary ballot and his Campaign manager said his supporters could not be ignored. A we cannot in Good conscience ignore the groundswell of respect understanding and support that will generate from the people of Ohio in response to the courage and Candor of this Fine Young ohioan a Campaign manager James Bell said in a statement. Asked if this meant the Campaign against democratic sen. Stephen m. Young would go on Bell said a that is up to the people of democratic state chairman William l. Coleman however took Glenn at his word and expressed a Hope Glenn a supporters a will now rally behind the candidacy of sen. Young. His record As a senator has been outstanding and second to ,943,797 budget gets nod the alaskan military com Mand warned residents of the 49th state they could expect aftershock tremors for another week. As technicians and mechanics arrived to restore services res Cue units and medical teams fanned out through the 900-mile coastal arc ripped by More than to million times the Force of an atomic bomb to minister to the injured and prevent typhoid epidemics. Food kitchens fed the homeless and even Bowling alleys were turned into hotels to shelter them from the 18-degree cold. There were 2.000 homeless in Anchorage alone. Tremendous economic Impact damage estimates ranged from $500 million by Edward Mcdermott director of president Johnson a office of emergency planning to More than $850 million by state authorities. Damage to office buildings general Macarthur continued on Page 5, col. I Bucks approves half Mill Cut in tax a combined county and institution District budget of $6,943,-797 was adopted today by the Bucks county commissioners resulting in a tax decrease of one half Mill. Left untouched were cutbacks in appropriations to the county sewer and water authority and the redevelopment authority. The general fund budget pares % Mill from last years 10-Mill general tax rate to 9.25 Mills. The institution District millage was raised one Quarter Mill to 1.75 Mills. The total county millage is la Mills compared to 11.5 last year. Minority commissioner Walter s. Farley or. Voted against the adoption of both budgets but later said he a a goofed in voting against the general fund. Explains vote Farley indicated that he meant Only to vote against the adoption of the institution budget. Farley said that he still favors financing the Hospital Wing to the county Home for the aged by Means of a $2 million loan Over a five year period. He said the plan advocated by John j. Bodley chairman and Joseph o. Canby Calls for the payment of $1 million in interest. Bodley and Canby both favor the floating of a 30-year Day Early but it worked hares one Way to get out of prison sex convict John Soldo 29, has his own version of the Rabbit trick. Instead of Puiying a Rabbit out of a hat on saturday he used a Rabbit As a Means of getting out of Bucks county prison Doylestown. Soldo who was awaiting trial on a series of morals charges walked to the prison Gate with a Rabbit under his Arm at 1 30 . A a in a taking him out to the Hutch a Soldo reportedly told the clerk. What the clerk did no to know is that the Rabbit. Like the inmate lives inside the Walls not outside. Soldo walked out the Gate and Hasni to been heard from since. On March la Soldo was indicted by the Bucks grand jury on a number of charges stemming from a sex ring in Sellersville involving teenage girls. He was arrested Jan. 28 by Sellersville police after the orgies had been going on for several months at an apartment directly across the Street from the police station. Soldo lives on three mile run Road in East Rockhill township. At the time of his arrest in january he was on parole for a series of burglaries in Northampton county. Another prisoner Robert Capella 27, 334 Washington St., Bristol failed to show up at the prison saturday at 6 . When he was due Back from his Job. Capella is one of several inmates now on the prisons work Relief program. He was picked up at la . At a Home on Mitchell Road in Bloomsdale gardens Bristol township and returned to prison. In and out like lion the Weatherman says March has been warmer than usual. But you a never know it today. Near freezing temperatures gripped lower Bucks As March prepared to make a lion like departure tomorrow. Light Snow was forecast for tomorrow afternoon. The thermometer dropped to Low of 30 degrees Early this morning and had Only climbed Back to 38 at 3 . The Days High was expected to be about 40. In 40s tomorrow tonight the Mercury is slated to dip Down to Between 20-25 degrees with tomorrows High in the Low 40s. Its cold for Spring but the figures show March is averaging 44 2 degrees which the Weatherman says is 3.5 degrees above the months Normal Reading of 40 7. For the easter sunday promenades sunny skies and a High of 51 degrees made it a Nice Day for the Holiday parades and motor trips to the seashore boardwalks. Saturday nights showers and thunderstorm dropped 45 one hundredths of an Inch of rain on the area. Bond for nearly $2 million to finance the Home. Bids on the Bond will be opened tomorrow at a special meeting of the Board of commissioners. Speaking of the general fund budget Bodley thanked Farley for his cooperation in working with the two other commissioners. He said that the budget was the result of a joint thinking of the three commissioners. In other business the commissioners said that they intended to hire a clerk Matron for the Bucks county prison. The employee will be a woman. It was brought to the attention of the commissioners that several books have disappeared from the Law Library in the administration building. Some officials Are blaming the loss on children seen playing in the courthouse during after work hours. The latest proposal is that the Law Library be locked at All times and each lawyer be supplied with a key. The commissioners deferred action until they Confer with the building superintendent and the representative of the Bucks county bar association. The commissioners approved the relocation of three voting places this morning. The first is in Middletown townships upper second District from the Cherry St. School to Nesh Aminy High school. The other changes Are in upper Southampton township in the South District from the Pike Rol Larena to the american legion Home on second Street Pike and in the West District from the George c. Shelmire school to the Davis Ville Seminary on Street Road. A by we a Vav wow a coi word deadline tonight at Midnight there a still time yes deadline for entering coi word is tonight at Midnight. The $500 Jackpot must go this week. It la be awarded to the person with the Correct solution or the newest Correct solution. In Case of a tie the Money will he divided. Why not try it Index amusements. Obituaries. Classified. 19, 29, 21 rms. Comics. 22, 23 sports. 16, 17 editorials. 6 to review. Editorial features. .7 to schedule 23 investor. 8 women a news Jacoby on Bridge. 13 Junior reporter. Classified no. I 3-1006 movies. Night classified i 6-4600

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