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   Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - December 24, 1961, Burlington, Iowa                                THE BURLINGTON HAWK VOLUME 142 PHONE PLaza 48461 DECEMBER 1961 42 PAGES FOUR SECTIONS PRICE lVl Life On The Mississippi By Merry All Gather ye sinner and A time for this one aint For once it is the season To love one within rea 8 8 0 Nikita may Nehru may growl Who when Santas on the prowl Well sing for Caroline and her And on this forget The On on on Donder Riches of Santa may you squander On Irving Hellers and Helen On Harry Washburne and Jerry Beck 8 8 And young put your bets On pretty and William Metz If you well give a thankee For Carl and Harriet 8 8 8 Please make this the Happiest Yule For Chiefs Herald Duke and Paul For Al Burrows and Madeline Buck and Marguerite 8 8 8 In vain this season will we seek A rhyme for Leonard VanGaas beek But not so with Jim and Do Who go so well with Christmas 888 A hug for Snug A cane for Dane A lark for Mark A flame for Jane Send merry clowns to Townes And sing some rounds for Leon ard 888 On Christmas well be cheering For Don Hauser and Will For Ken Oetken and Noah For Charlie Kramer and Joe 888 Fiddlers Fiddle your festive tune For Bishops and Don and June For all the Deh ners We hope the New Year brings some 888 Let welkin ring Let wassail flow For Harland Soper and his Jo For Bea and fill all the For the Putney and Cow les 8 8 8 and grownup Although you may not think it my What happened to your Santa sock That every year put me in hock 888 And all those wonderful Hawk Eye Dont let old Nick put you on skids Keep your holidays merry and Cause well have a paper Tues day 888 To all and near and Pin your hearts on that distant May your house forever be And all within find peace and RC Men Uncover 3 Bodies In Congo Katanga bodies of three Inter national Red Cross representa tives missing for 10 days were found buried in shallow graves Hospital and officials said their ambulance obviously had been hit by bazooka and machine gun fire in the fighting that broke out early this month between the United Nations and secessionist President Moise Tshombes Ka tanga The victims were Georges Oli Swiss chief of the Interna tional Red Cross in Nicole the Belgian ambulance and a Dutch They were last seen on the evening of 13 when Olivet set out for headquarters to seek a temporary ceasefire in a res idential area in order to bring out civilians trapped by the George Ivan chief The ambulance ob viously was hit in crossfire be tween Katangan and I do not know how it came to be Near UN Airport Smeets of Queen Elisa jethville Hospital first reported the finding of the He said three Katanga Red Cross officials and four Indian soldiers aided in the search for the miss ing Red Cross The he were found covered by about two inches of earth in a not far from a traffic circle on the road between Elisabethville and the airport where there had been Tierce This is not far rom Camp Simonet and the old airport where Katangan forces de Kantangan sources claimed several days ago that the three had been killed by Ethio pian Smeets said the ambulance was found Later he picked up pieces of Olivets uniform and his and discovered the three The bodies were removed for The discovery came as Elisa jethvilles whites and blacks re paired ravages of two weeks of fighting sweeping up removing burnedout auto mobiles and opening But most people regarded this as only a breathing spell before the next mortar UN Holds Fire The United Nations called on its forces to hold their unless fired to await the outcome of Tshombes talks with Congo Premier Cyrille Adoula on Katan gas In an accord signed at the air base of Kitona early Tshombe virtually ended the se but began backtracking before he got back to Elisabeth claiming the agreement had to be ratified by the Katanga Cab inet and Provincial The Cabinet has passed the de cision to the which may be several days in On The Inside Area News Comics Deaths 3 Editorial 45 Late Local 3 TV A Sports Womens News Business Movies Tension Eased At Kennedy Bedside WEST PALM word that Joseph Kennedy no longer is believed in danger of early death eased tension Saturday at the bedside of President Kennedys stricken fath But there remains a probably long period of hopeful waiting to see how far the 73year old man can emergefrom the par alysis brought by last Tuesdays The report which Ipok the pa tienti name from the hospitals critical list said it cannot be pre dicted how much he will recover from the paralysis affecting his right arm and the left side of his face and his Newsmen were told there will be no further hospital bulletins on the condition of the former am bassador to Great Britain unless his condition should change mark edly for better or A team of three headed by Marco contin ues a vigil at the i T 1 Sliiff Jliolo by liicil anil lion Itliesurr yOmC Alt THE A7Jir MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH forms the background in a scene typical of Christmas obser 7 ranees The from are Tom Rarbara John Rargman and Reeky e raithjul Sharp Reply To Russians BERLIN Ber lin commandant canceled a call on his Soviet counterpart Satur day because of what the mis sion said was a calculated af The Russians were hand ed a stiff Albert Watson in his uniform and in an Army refused to agree to a demand of East German guards that his three civilian including an show identification The twostar general was not barred officials but he turned around at the Friedrichstrasse crossing point at the Communist wall and notified Andrei the Soviet commandant in East that he was canceling an 11 ap More Tension The American mission then sent a protest to the Russians that this additional provocation re striction would inevitably height en tension in Berlin at the very beginning of the Christmas sea A spokesman said onepur pose of Watsons date with Solov yev was to protest a similar inci dent Howard civilian political was denied entry by East Berlin guards when he refused to iden tify himself to the East Like Trivers canceled an appointment at the Soviet headquarters at a sub urb deep in East Red Responsibility Saturdays protest challenged the Soviet Union to assume re sponsibility for the actions of East German whom the West ern Allies refuse to A statement Todays action by Soviet sector German police can only be considered a calculated affront on the part of the Soviets designed to rupture hitherto existing contacts between the commander and them 16Hour Confrontation The incident boiled dosvn to the same issue that brought a 16hour confrontation of American and So viet tanks at Friedrichstrasse two months WEATHER FORCAST Decreasing cloudiness becoming gen erally fair Colder to high about low tonight RIVER STAGES up no read ing Dam IS up Treharne Nominate 2 For Man Of Year Two names have been added to the growing list of nominees for The Burlington HawkEyes Man of the Year Latest candidates are the Lloyd Patton and Thomas Patton is pastor of First Christian Tre harne is active in civic I would like to nominate our Lloyd Pattons nomination letter He is past president of the Lions Club and has been in Burlington longer than any other about 14 He is always spending his time helping others and is now in the process of building a new He has started a drive for build ing funds with enough pledges to start building two of the churchs three units I am sure Lloyd Patton is worthy of this I would like to nominate the nominees recom mendation who is one of the recent draft board members resigning their I feel that an honest and respectable citizen like Treharne deserves to be Man of the Patton Treharne Treharne has worked years helping the working men in Burlington and helping make Burlington a better place in which to regardless of edu cational background and financi al Treharne is a strongwill intelligent man with terrific ability Treharne is an active manager of a Little Lea gue baseball team and has contri buted his own funds toward mem bership in the Deadline Is Tuesday The HawkEye will name the Man or Woman of the Year on Nominations will be accepted through Tues No But Little Peace Commercial Christmas Isnt New By Clarence Moody Christmas has become such a great merchandising season that you can now buy almost anything in Burlington from a 5cent toy to a stole or a hifi set to a foreign made Critics often say theres too much commercialization in Christmas hasnt that been true for years 1 Through an 85yparold copy I of The Burlington Gazelle sent j us by belter known in he musical world as Hugh of wa find that back in Burlington merchants wera bidding spiritedly for the Christ mas Newspapers generally accepted paid advertisements on their front pages in those This issua of December sparkled with frontpage announcements by Fix Fritts Wesley Perkins China Whit ng and other Burlington mer chants of that On inside pages were msnts by George Charles Buettner and many The Schramm advertisement bore the name of Schramm five times at the top of the onecolumn ad and then it Bargains in dress goods Black Silks Black and color ed alpacas and The Schramm store went on to eature its large assortment of navy seal brown and fancy waterproofs at a great reduction from former and flan cassimeres and blankets at astonishing price ladies cloaks and shawls cheaper than with fan cy notions and everything in the dry goods line at bottom Repetition seemed to be popular among advertisers so Henry Woellhaf used the word Candy in large type on each of the four sides of his advertisement which announced his fine holidays toys at 121 South Fix Conner proclaimed and said they had the most elegant and complete assortment of stem and keywinding ladies and gents watches ever brought to the They also mention ed a magnificent display o silverware bought for cash and will be sold very Please giva us a North And South Fritts 622 All persons between tha north and south pole take notice that we have on hand a full line of pure and We spare no pains to procure the best quality of goods and Everybodya Bitters as well as all other pre parations of we warrant to give Read this as it is to your said the advertisement of Wesley Jones in announcing be would commence selling from today and continue for the next 30 days my entire stock of mis cellaneous blank and juvenile books also my stock of fancy brack wall pio By The Associated Press Caroling pilgrims flocked to the scene of Christs birth on this Sun day before ing anew the ceaseless quest for peace of a world in the shadow of nuclear As thousands of Christians of various denominations gathered at Bethlehem for Sunday nights traditional ceremonies of the na there was little promise of good will on the international In a new incident oc curred along he Communist that symbol of a divided The commandant in Albert Watson can celed an appointment at Soviet headquarters in East Berlin after refusing to bow to a demand by East German border guards that three civilian aides with him iden tify A spokesman called the incident a calculated affront by the In the Far heavy Commu nist rebel casualties were report ed in widely scattered areas of South Viet Nam as the peace of the Americansupported drive against the Reds picked Rail Disaster A railway disaster darkened the holiday in Seventyone per sons died when the tailend car of a crowded train broke away and plungeH into a river near Catan But despite nagging worry of world tension and the shadow of individual a Europe whose Christmas stocking is burst ing with prosperity prepared to celebrate the day with feasts and gay with the church ceremonies of the various Chris tian Bleak Holiday In where 800 lighted Christmas trees decorated the Western side of the West Berliners showered the British and French troops with invitations to Christ mas But for many Ger mans in Berlin it will be a bleak Efforts to arrange specia1 visits across the for the In West numerous West German orphans will have Christmas parties given by the American and other Allied troops in West The 1st Recon naissance Squadron of the 14th Cavalry was delivering packets of toys and candies to children in 15 towns along the East German Continued On Page 9 at great ly reduced prices to cash and short time Perkins China Store h a d a stock of Artistic Delf in Queens and other wares of celebrated fabrn James in the Hedges also was featuring station ery and kindred items including games of backgammon and He also carried stereo scopes and Another jewelry advertisement Watson has made watch es and ought to know to pair His shop was at North The Iowa Life Insurance with a capital of was bidding for Jamej Intercepted Letter SANTA CLAUS North Pole Dear S Youre you shave and have a Reddish but we love you HawkEye   

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