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PHILADELPHIA OA LY NEWS WEDNESDAY. JULY 19ES -Ml I bu. iHjJLL- r- t4 ill Sabotage Probed rrjt w. 4, Day In Rubirosa Death "The Casanova of the Jet Set," the story of the life and loves of Porfirio Rubirosa, starts tomorrow in the Daily News. Special to the Daily News PARIS While Parisians and the international set today mourned the death of playboy-diplomat Porfirio Rubirosa, police kept the wreckage of his sleek Ferrari roadster under seals pending investigation by a mechanic of the possibility of sabotage.
The 56-year-old "Casanova of the Caribbean" was killed when his sports car crashed into a tree in the Bois de Boulogne Monday morning after he spent a night celebrating a victory on the polo field. Plans for his burial were still 'f 1 Krv i yf 'Vi' i 1 4 y.i not arranged because Rubi-rosa's body remained at the Paris hospital despite earlier Rubirosa's body. In France, a coroner's finding is unnecessary for deaths involving only one person and where the circumstances are fairly clear. I plans bring it to the flower- Meanwhile, police completed taking statements from wit banked suburban villa where his widow, French actress Odile Rodin, was receiving condolence visits. POLICE REFUSED to com nesses to the crash and from friends who helped Rubirosa celebrate his polo team's vie tory.
ment on the delay in transfer ring the body to the villa The newspaper France Soir The sealing of the wrecked! quoted the manager of the bistro roadster followed Mrs. Calavados" where the sa's statement to newsmen: celebration was held as say- "There must have been some ing Rubirosa "was gay, relaxed, mechanical fault. Mv husband; but not drunk." France Soir said that a half was an excellent driver in hour before he died Rubirosa capable of committing a driv LULLABY OF BIRDLAND That's tune that Pam Jones, 12, has been humming for her adopted pals, two tiny hummingbirds that fell from nest near her San Antonio, home. She named them Peeper and Pesky, and she's taking care of latter's "immense" appetite with eye-dropper. vmux "was singing gaily." The news ing fault, and he was in excellent health." Police sources indicated today there will be no autopsy on paper said that Rubirosa spent his last hours in a dimly lit Right Bank bistro frequented by foreigners.
The newspaper said he joined in with a band of Americans at a table singing "Happy Birth day before heading home. Teachers Favor Strike, Union President Claims The Weather Official S. Forecast Philadelphia and vicinity Increasing cloudiness and warm today. Scattered showers or thundershowers in the late afternoon or evening, continuing tonight. High today in the mid 80s.
Winds southeast, 8 to 15 VPll I nuf Jnniuhr in th mid PARIS NEWSPAPERS, giving his death wide play, called him "the Don Juan of 2000 women" Continued on page 15 T' Jtr a V4 i if 4k By JACK IIELSEL To hear John Ryan tell it. 60s. Showers early tomorrow, Philadelphia's teachers favorj becoming fair and pleasant in a strike by 8 to 1 to win a afternoon. Mich in the low 80s. favorable contract irom tne Friday outlook: Sunny and Board of Education pleasant, t'recipnauon prooa-, Ryan presj(lent tne phila-bility: Forty percent this after- hia Federation of Teachers, ROYALTY OX THE RIVIERA Princess Soraya takes walk on beach at Saint Jean Cap Ferrat on French Riviera after swim.
The Princess, former wife of Shah of Iran, now lives in France. i im noon. 60 predicted a 700-vote win over the Philadelphia Teachers Association in last February's election for a bargaining agent for the town's 10.000 chalk talkers. PFT won by Leg on 25th Floor Triggers High Excitement; 2 Arrested 732 votes. Todav three federation aides percent tomorrow afternoon.
TFMPKRATIRF.S I' S. cities in the pat 24 hours Temperatures rmc Hietl Low Weather Philadelphia Hear Atlanta 7 louriy Atlantic City 80 lear Clear hicass 74 Rain leveland T4 52 Cloudy Denver 4 S5 Clear I Anseles 54 Ptly Cldy Miami 7g Clear New Orleans S3 71 Cloudy New York 44 Clear I I-iiMbmett 57 cloudy St. l.oui 2 5 Ptly Cldy San rram-lro 5 50 Cloudy Washinltitn 18 Clear Lowest: 28 Pellton. Mich. Ililtiett: 117 Biylhe.
Calif. are counting some 3500 ballots mailed in by union members after PFT asked for a show of hands on "Who'll-go-along-with a-strike?" BEFORE THE countdown Ryan glanced at his imaginary TODAY TIDES Philadelphia Delaware cape May crystal ball and said, "I think Hich 4i io 2i 5 07 3 23 4 teachers are overwhelmingly in 4 is 4 37 10 27 ii 21 io 16 favor 0f a strike if it becomes sun roe a.jj a. mi. omm necessary. I Negotiations with the board for You'll Find a professional contract, now in PETER O'TOOLE 'their sixth month, seemingly are FIRE IN HIS HEART stagnant on salaries and other A report that "someone is hanging out a 25th-story win- dow" of a apartment building touched off a wild, bizarre scene in South Philadelphiajast night.
It also led to the arrest of a 17-year-old youth who insisted he was "just washing the window." Also jailed was the youth's father, who complained when police came to the He not only refused to admit the cops, but he and the son got into a scuffle with the lawmen. One person was injured a policeman, yet. IT ALL STARTED shortly after 9:30 P.M. when neighbors telephoned police that "someone is hanging out a 25th-story window of the Southwark Plaza." The high-rise complex is located at 1021 S. 4th st.
near Washington ave. Police and firemen converged on the place. Firemen trained spotlights on the upper Scores of spectators gathered in the street. I Firemen reported they saw "a leg dangling from a window in! the East Tower." 1 1111 I Policemen Michael Cox and Stanley Markawski were dis patched to the 25 floor unit occupied by Clarence Mercer, 37, and his son, Nathan, 17. Cox and Markawski said Nathan had a foot out the window when they finally got into the apartment.
Getting in wasn't easy, they added, because the elder Mercer tried to bar their way. ONCE THEY were inside, the son attacked them, Cox and Markawski said. In the scuffling, Cox suffered a muscle strain of the right arm. He was treated at Philadelphia General Hospital. The youth told police he was not "hanging out the window I was just washing the window." Police said there was no apparent suicide attempt.
Mercer was booked on charges of disorderly conduct, breach of the peace and interfering with police. The son was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer. Two Rob Bar Two masked bandits, one brandishing a gun, took at Ryan's Bar, 4152, Market st. earFy today. Bartender William Saunders, 42, of 5146 Chancellor said the pair fled on foot.
1 1 Clf i 4IBWM Aiien Sco't 26 lssues- rr 1 wants iuw across- orToc 'he-board raises. Amusements 2U-b; hope that the negotiations Around Our Town 30 be concluded before tne Busmess-hnance is ou, said Ryan Classified Ads -33 4ojike to avoid down-to-the-wire Comics 35, 36, 38 panie bargaining." Crossword 40; Dear Penny 35' TnE STRIKE-CALL authority. Editorial' specifies no date for a rr Ga ha 2 iWalKout, is viewed as a bargain- erry aa an or ing bat. The secret ballot was Dorothy Ki qalien lb up by the recent Teamsters CJb.tuanes when United Parcel oyiv.a roner y'lService couldn't deliver the -47-54 baIlots. They had to be reprinted iiwaosi ii aa upa 4) and mailed or hand-delivered by PFT.
Television-Radio 32-34 Travel-Resorts 30 Earl Wilson 24 Women's Featiirfe 1719 1 1 1 "It's a vote of confidence," Ryan. 'show tthat1 the teachers don't' want: this thing FIRST LADY AMBASSADOR TO LONDON Princess Lalla Aicha, sister, of Kjng Hassan II of Mofoccof, enters' carriage for trip tot Palace' to present credentials as her country's envoy to Court of St. James. vnux N. ra PublUke at 400 (negotiations) to slide into Sep- Phtladelphia I.
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