Burlington Hawk Eye, December 19, 1961

Burlington Hawk Eye

December 19, 1961

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - December 19, 1961, Burlington, Iowa The Burlington Hawk-Eye VOLUME 125—NO. 138    PHONE    PLaza    4-8461    BURLINGTON.    IOWA,    TUESDAY,    DECEMBER    19,    1661    14    PAGES—ONE SECTION    PRICE    7o Kennedy Is BackMotorists Fight 6-Inch Snowfall Here At Work WASHINGTON (AP)—President Kennedy returned to Washington today in cold foggy weather after a Latin-American trip and a day’s j stay in Palm Beach, Fla.f to fight a cold. His Air Force jet, fogged out of its regular landing place at Andrews Air Force Base in suburban Maryland, made an unusual landing at Washington National Airport. Lt. Col. James B. Swindal, pilot c* the presidential plane, had no difficulty bringing it down. Kennedy reached Washington at 11:12 a.m. after an hour and 57-minute flight from West Palm Leach. He went to the White House by automobile. By the time Kennedy left Florida he was feeling less discomfort from head congestion and earache. These developed during his return from the trip he and Mrs. Kennedy took into Latin America last weekend. Navy Capt. George W. Burkley, assistant White House physician: and Dr. William Y. Sayad of Palm Beach, who has attended the Kennedy family there for a number of years, checked the President before he left this morning. Expect 5 Below Zero \\ ednesdav Motorists’ grumbles were a1-of melted precipitation, .12 inch most as loud as the ineffective falling Monday, and another .30 grinding of their back wheels, as Tuesday. the Burlington area was subject- The snow was expected to end, ed to a 6-inch snowfall Monday except for brief flurries, by noon night and Tuesday forenoon. and even the flurries by tonight. The six inches, added to an inch already on the ground, made a “white Christmas” almost a certainty, bringing glee to youngsters, and woes to snow shovelers. It all added up to .42 inches Recover Body    The Two Faces Of Winter Of Blackwood Staff photon bv Ron Blirnonor Treacherous and beautiful, Monday’s snow painted a Christmas card scene at the Joe Rheinschmidt home on Wapello Rd. The snow was also blamed for a Watson semi-trailer truck, driven by Jess Stevens of C ouncil Bluffs, sliding: into the blade of a snowplow on Hwy. 61 near Flint Creek, tipping and blocking the highway for five hours. Arrow shows how truck body was twisted by its cargo of 35,000 pounds of aluminum. No one was seriously hurt. Tile bodies of Lt. David E. Blackwood, son' of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Blackwood of 400 Cedar, and Lt. Edward L. Shokes of Charleston, S. C., were recovered from the wreckage of their two-place trainer plane Monday. The men disappeared while on a routine training flight from Miramor Naval Air Station, in California, last June 23. Wreckage of the jet plane was sighted from the air by Lt. John Baptiste of the Indio, Calif., sheriff's office. Baptiste, his father and brother hiked to the site, in Upper Berdoo Canyon, where they were joined by a rescue party which took the bodies from the wreckage. An extensive aerial search was made for the two fliers for some time after the crash. A memorial service for Blackwood was held and a memorial scholarship fund is being established. Indonesia Threatens Dutch Colony Man Of The I car Nomination For Limning wivern T. (Al) Cunning is the latest nominee for The Burlington Hawk-Eye’s Man of the Year award.    _    I has been an act-ive member — a ll;    a work horse — in ■ jjajs, I the organizations rn    M    I I of which he is a    iv-    I 'member,’’ the Hk    J nomination letter |stated. Very ar-five in First *    ® Methodist Cunning But worries of a different kind were in store. A cold wave warning calling for 5 below zero readings was issued for tonight and early Wednesday. Wednesday's high should be near 15. Strong northerly to northwesterly winds will hit 13 to 25 miles. Most of the Burlington arca got snow ranging from three to six inches on the ground. Some amounts reported included: Dam 18, 3 inches: Keithsburg. 4 inch-jes; Wapello, 5 inches; Keokuk 4 inches: Keosauqua 6 inches; Augusta 4 inches. Through the efforts of about IS men, nine pieces of equipment and nine trucks, some working all night, all city streets will be passable if residents drive carefully, according to Leonard Brown, streets commissioner. “We can't keep up with it,’’ he said, lf it were one big snow it would be easier-—“we could pick it up all at once,” he said. But with snow falling gradually, the streets are cleared, only to be covered up a short time later, he I church, he served as chairman of j expla|ned. Tshombe And Adoula Meet JAKARTA, Indonesia fiP)—President Sukarno declared today that he has ordered the Indonesian armed forces to be prepared to invade Dutch-held West New Guinea at any time. Ile also ordered “total mobilization I of the Indonesian people The spellbinding .    ,    “I    order    you    to    wreck    the    Dutch    I efforts to set up a Papua puppet state and to hoist the red and India Claims Invasion Win LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo (AP) — President Moise Tshombe of Katanga and Premier Cyrille Adoula of the central Congo government flew to the U.N. base at Kitona today for new talks on ending the secession of Tshombe's 1 rich province. Tshombe left Ndola, Northern Rhodesia, with U.S. Ambassador Edmund A. Gullion. Adoula flew from Leopoldville, accompanied by a team of his ministers and U.N. Undersecretary Ralph Bunche. U. S. officials did not have much confidence that a reconciliation would result. U.N. officials said the talks fighting president did not indicate when jthe invasion would come. Officials whjte (indonesian) flag in West I in the West (ear he may be em- ,rianSukarno |o|d a wi|d|y boldened by Indtan Prime Mints- L|ieerin crowd estimated at onc lier Nehru’s easy success against;niil|jon jn „ spcech thal was Goa and the other two Portuguese broadcasl nallona|iy. em lases Indian troops (apili, cif ,.| ordcr tnt a I mobilization of ..    invasion    cf    Pnrtu.al’sl    I    tie    Indian    defense    Ministry    an-    directors, and is chairman OI today after ess nan hours o thc Jonesian pc0ple to liberate ,    ‘    nounced    Indian    forces    lost    only    the Southeast Iowa Boy Scout BOMBAY, India (AP)-India to-, day claimed complete victory in boxes of dynamite to blow up all bridges. The Indian Defense Ministry an- the Every Member canvass in; 1961, is now chairman of the fi-| nance committee, a member of the board of stewards and secretary of the Methodist Men.” Lunning, who served as chairman of Burlington’s 1961 Community Chest campaign, is a j member of the Chest’s board of directors. He is chairman of t h e Chamber of Commerce membership committee, serves as a board member with the Executives club, is active in the Kiwanis club and serves on the organization's board of directors, and is chairman of would be secret and Bunche, other j U.N. aides and Gullion would sit only if the Congelese asked Lt. Blackwood WEATHER FORECAST:    Partly cloudy and much colder tonight and Wednesday. Low tonight 5 below zero. High Wednesday near 15. RIVER STAGES: Burlington, 8.8, up .2; Keithsburg, 8.2, no change; Dam 18 tailwater, 2.8, up .1. Christmas On High in them to. A U.S. diplomatic source j insisted Gullion is not trying toad as mediator but is only “facilitating” the talks. Control Elisabethville U.N. troops were reported in control of Elisabethville, Tshom-be’s capital, and the defenders who had battled with U.N. troops there since Dec. 5 appeared to have melted away into the countryside. The Katangans and their white officers were reported planning guerrilla resistance in the bush. Most diplomats in Leopoldville had little hope of a lasting agreement between Tshombe and Adou la. They said the two hold un alterably opposed positions and stroke at speculated that Tshombe might today and was decide to continue his resistance Mary’s Hospital. to the central Congo government from exile abroad. Sukarno accused the Dutch of “cheating Indonesia on West Irian,” the name by which Indonesia refers to the big island, and ordered his people to smash efforts by the Netherlands to lead West New Guinea down the road of self-determination. West Irian from tile grip of the ^irce ,iny tcrritoncs on the In- dian west coast. west- Just 36 hours after Indian of New Guinea, the forces blitzed into the last foot-second-biggest island, holds of European territory on the killed. Dutch,” he said. The Dutch-administercd em half world’s Kennedy’s Father Suffers Stroke changed its name to West Papua subcontinent, a Defense Ministry Dec. I. The name stemmed from spokesman announced all fighting the    700,000    Papua tribesmen who had    ceased in Goa, Damao and 'inhabit    the    area.    jDiu,    three little Portuguese pockets    totaling 1,537 square miles and    about 650,000 people. Portugal’s Information Ministry,    however, announced in Lis- Soviet Veto Stymies UN Council’s advancement committee. “The writer has been Mr. Lun-i ning in action,” the nomination letter stated, “and has found him to be a dependable, willing, hardworking man who certainly knows how to inspire action from his' UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) associates in community work. 1 “This man is not ‘just a mem- In case of freezing temperatures, the department will be unable to pick up snow, and will rely on covering streets with sand and salt, Brown said. “We are trying to sand hills, curves, stop signs and areas around schools,” Brown added. Other streets have been cleared at least once, he said. There has been only a few mishaps, he added. “When you consider about 15 to 20,000 cars pass the intersection at Central and Washington every day, we have had a small percentage of mishaps,” he explained. Sanders and other operating machines were called out at 9 Monday evening, but could not get going until about 10:30 because of traffic jams, he added. “The snow started really falling about the time people went home f-om shopping downtown,” he explained. “We had quite a jam at the bridge—cars were lined up almost to Jefferson street,” he said. bon the receipt of an amateur ra- n    . r    *    « Portuguese territories dio message from Goa declaring —A Soviet veto early today killed ,    , a Western resolution calling for ber’ he works' the withdrawal of invading Indian troops from Goa and the two other The Hawk-Eye will name the Monday night, and more snow Deadline December 26 Four o. five operators worked on PALM President seph P. BULLETIN BEACH, Fla. (AP) — thorities heavy fighting persisted at Nova Goa. the capital, and the nearby port of Morrr.ugao. The ministry said this message wras broadcast ...    ,    ,    'several    hours after the Indians serious condition by hosp,(a1 an- madc (hcir vict0[y c,aim Kennedy’s Kennedy, father, Jo- The elder Kennedy and his wife Goa’s governor general, Man-suffered a arrived here Dec. ll to start the uel Antonio Vassala e Silva, in his Palm Beach home Christmas holidays at their home, rushed to St. The only immediate word from the White House was that Presi-The 73-year-old former ambas- dent Kennedy had been informed sador to England was reported in of his father’s illness. a balcony speech from his office Monday had said the Portuguese defenders “will resist to the end.” Portuguese troops along the invasion route had west coast. Chief U. S. Delegate Adlai E. Stevenson, who led the Western fight, told the council it was witnessing the first act of a drama which could end in the death of the United Nations. India’s Man—or Woman—of the Year in lits Sunday, Dec. 31 edition. Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, Dec. 26. Previous nominees are Mrs. Thomas Duffy, Mayor Ray O. Morrison, Charles Kramer, Carl Voelker, Clarence W. Moodv, Ken- removal equipment was called out at 4 Tuesday morning, he added. Brown himself slept only from 1:30 to 3 a m., he said. “The League of Nations died neth Hart, Mrs. Martha Niehaus, when it allowed the use of force. Ralph Vogelgesang and Dr. Ro-The failure of the Security Council bort Rowley. to call for a simple cease-fire in Last year’s award was shared these circumstances is a failure,by Sister Mary Thomas of Bur-for the United Nations,” Steven-'lington and E. A. Hayes of Mt. son declared. Pleasant. I Intercepted Letter | C. F. JESPERSEN U. S. Weather Bureau , Dear Stormy: “Winter Wonderland” . . , phooey! Yours, HawkeyeDegenerate Earth Saddens Qod; He Is Lonely For Man The Christmas story unfolded on earth—and in Heaven. Naturally enough, the parts which occurred on earth have become dominant in Christian literature —because there were human witnesses to the birth and life of Christ. But Christian theology emphasizes that the events in this world were the fruition of a Divine decision which transcended both earth and time. This is the first of four articles dealing with the great Christmas drama from a bold, new viewpoint: as seen not from earth, b u t from Heaven. The narrative drawn on the allegory and metaphors’ which often are the language of Scripture. Although in part conjectural, it is based on Biblical allusions; the words and attitudes are those attributed to the Divinity by the prophets. By George Cornell AP Religion Writer IT IS a splendid realm. No borders confine it. No night falls there, and the silence sings. The far away is near, and a moment never ends. Nothing is •tatic. Nothing wears out. Nothing is divided. All is growth and life and love. It is, to human eyes, an invisible empire. It is the first and the last, the source of every reality, the spirit-kingdom of God. And He was grieved. “My people know Me not. . . they have no understanding.” Before Him, around Him and from Him coursed the myriad hosts of the Elohim, the ethereal beings of that infinite sphere, angels, archangels, watchers and couriers of light. In numberless thousands times ten thousands, they shared that luminous zone, overarching time and space, within yet beyond the heavens where the birds fly or the stars swing, the “heaven of heavens.” “Holy, holy, holy . . The devoted harmonies poured continuously from the airy ministers, and they communed fully together, entering into the experiences of one another, with complete and felicitous understanding. Yet God was sore at heart. The Almighty, the Omniscient, the Author of all things, seen and unseen, was lonely for man. “I have formed him; yea, I have made him. . . precious in My sight. Yet My people have forgotten Me days without number . . . They have turned aside and gone away.” They were but a single kind, in all His manifold creation. Countless other worlds and estates remained united with the blissful fold, adored and adoring, at one with the springs of existence, declaring its glory. Anthems of Praise Files of cherubim and seraphim attended the divine establishment, and angelic legions served “His will in all places of His dominion,” among all manners of souls. Others raised anthems of praise in that crystalline orb whose currents flowed with the essences of life complete. “There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High.” Yet man, newly brought into the vast and varied divine procession, had abandoned his native vision of it, striking out on his own in selfish isolation, seeking to make himself preeminent. And God, with all His happy progeny, sorrowed for His prodigal — humanity. Spiritual freedom, that exhilarating crown, had its hazards. Others, like man, had by their choice cut themselves off from their moorings, alone and never content, distraught by their strivings to dominate. And God was anguished. “O foolish and senseless people, who have eyes, but see not, who have ears, but hear not. . . Everyone turns to his own course, like a horse plunging headlong into battle.” Thus had an even higher clan, the proud, lofty Lucifer and his angel cohorts, sought to make themselves supreme, and been forever exiled, to roam the abyss of malice, deception and conflict. But his revolt had been irrevocable, since no emotion or lack of knowledge, clouded h i s decision. His state and that of the angel horde that followed him was utter hopelessness, since nothing remained for them to learn. In their gloomy interim, they thus set out to beguile artless creatures such as man. Lucifer’s Haunt Man’s world had become the chief haunt of the baleful Lucifer and his crew, the “rulers of darkness,” often masquerading as “angels of light,” or hiding their own existence, in order to deny supernatural governance. After humanity fell into its benighted ways, God had been “sorry that He had made man on earth, and it grieved Him to His heart.” And yet He knew how “very good” He considered the earth and its inhabitants at their origin. God was resolute: “I have made them for My glory ... I have purposed; I have not relented nor will I turn back . . . For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but My steadfast love shall not depart from them.” Throughout the cosmos, grave concern was focused on the earth. Its couplings with eternity appeared bent and broken, wrenching loose into oblivion. “The earth staggers like a drunk man.” a doleful observer noted. “It sways like a hut. Its transgressions lie heavily upon it, and it falls and will not rise again.” Another onlooker, of terse expression, added: “It’s inhabitants are like grasshoppers.” Yet, among the pure, unspotted worlds that watched the tribulations of earth, there were some who yet saw hope for that confused and blustering globe, turning wanly in a lesser solar system. “God ... is from of old, working salvation in the midst of earth,” a sunny saint maintained. “He did not create it a chaos. He formed it to be inhabited.” Restoration Doubtful However, on the immutable scales of divine equity, it was hard to see how He could ever restore to His household a species that had willfully deserted it, that had become grossly unfit for it, and too densely self-centered to discern it, much less achieve it. What seemed absurd to the holy one, was man’s chronic blindness to his spiritual rudiments, to his mold in the divine image that equipped him to move toward that advanced mode of being. Instead of recognizing this basic component in his makeup, instead of understanding that each level of existence is variously visible or invisible according to the station of the viewer, man saw only himself. Across the circumference of the centuries and events, the celestial observers noticed the spiraling of vast conflicts on earth, wars and havoc, and the flaming burst of basic org nic power in the midst of men. “There, they are in great terror. in terror such as has not been," an indignant trumpeter proclaimed. “The nations rage, the kingdoms totter ... Lo, the kings assembled, they came on together. They are in panic . . . Trembling takes hold of them there.” The doleful one stared sadly. “The enemies are in tumult; those who hate God have raised their head. Every city takes to flight. They enter thickets; they climb among rocks. All the cities are forsaken.” The trumpeter went on. “Woe to you, destroyers. Woe to you who trust in chariots because they are many . . . Might will not save . . . Shudder, you complacent ones . . . The mountains melt like wax, before the Lord.” But then, as they studied the scene, t h e physical disruption was interfused and overlaid with a more penetrating element, clear, shining, unimpaired, continuing out of the past. Through the veiled links that bind and preserve the flow of time, the vibrant force on earth expanded and worked. What was it? How had it entered that midnight vale ’ “The salvation of God,” the saint breathed. “Truly,” the terse one said, “no man can ransom himself ’* (Tomorrow: A Decision on High) ;

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