Burlington Hawk Eye in Burlington, Iowa
18 Dec 1960

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18 Dec 1960

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - December 18, 1960, Burlington, Iowa The Burlington Hawk Eye volume 124�?no. 138 phone Plaza 4-8461 Burlington Iowa. Sunday december 18. 1960 four sections 54 pages Price 10cshoppers Maze amazed Wpm the tree the blonde next door poked her head into the Den and said brightly a i came to see the we shied a Slipper at her and returned moodily to contemplation of the Box of Christmas tree decoration which had just made its annual safari Down from the attic. What does one do with a tree nine feet tall seven feet thick and with a Bay window to Boot it happens this Way each year and each year it gets a bit worse. To give the problem a charitable interpretation it stems from Browning who affirmed that a Many a reach should exceed his grasp or what a a heaven for to put it More bluntly As our wife does it s simply a chronic condition like alcoholism and the Only solution is to swear off entirely. Is there a Christmas tree Anonymous it is True at least in our Case that one Little Christmas tree leads to another and then to a bigger and before we Are finished we wind up on a scotch Pine Binge with a headache. The thing to do is avoid that first Little one. We roamed through Christ Mas tree farm determined that this year our reach would be within our grasp. The ones for the office were easy. A 14-footer and eight smaller ones for the roof a 10-footer for the Interior All to be Decorat-1 cd by gnomes who came at night and magically Hung lights and tinsel and Gold. Now we told Viola one about this High for the House. Well the one this High Wasny to quite perfect. The one a Little bit higher seemed we were now up to head High and that one had been sprayed. Off in the Grove by itself stood the tree. Twelve feet tall a bit wiggly but it stood there Green and shimmering and it looked like Christmas. Tag it we said resignedly. Well get it in the House somehow. Staff photo by Dan bled hey a who a that character in the red suit their first look at Santa was an Eye opening event for Brice left and Bruce Lefter twin sons of the Bill Deflers 3131 Sunnyside. See Page 17 for photos of More Youthful Yule shoppers. That was nearly a month ago. All this time the tree has stood expectantly in the storage roam. For a week it was stretched like a Side of beef and then it was trimmed to nine feet and encased in a bucket of Cement. This week end a truck two men and much grunting and groaning finally got it into the Den. A is no to it a Beauty a we asked our wife. A it sure is a she said. A if we were operating a hotel or a Railroad by Drew Pearson ii Washington a series of mysterious High level conferences has been taking place in Washington for the past several Days Over the most significant weapons development since France detonated its first atomic bomb. Its the fact Little Israel now has the wherewithal to make its own atomic bomb and will produce it within about two years. This Means that the most important weapon known to Man previously held exclusively by j the United states will soon be in the Arsenal of almost every country including red China. It will also mean that irresponsible countries unfriendly to the United states May soon have the Power to blackmail the United states by threatening nuclear War. High officials who met regard ing the israeli development arc worried Over the effect the atom bomb will have on the Arab states j and the possibility that the arabs might retaliate by getting the nuclear bomb from communist sources. While ifs highly doubtful Moscow would give the bomb to the arabs red China already has two reactors and is expected to explode its own a bomb in the very near future. U. expert its important to note in this connection that the russians have Given the chinese no nuclear help and seem just As anxious to keep the a bomb from their chinese i allies As we Are. However the chinese have the a help of or. Tsien Hsu Shen who on the inside area news. Comics. Crossword. Deaths. Editorial. Late local. Movies radio to sports. Women a news. Missy too the unmistakable Basset bayed at the tree in what seemed True nature appreciation until we discovered the cats prowling the Interior branches. They Roost there frequently when the dog gets too much for them. Our daughter Home from College looked at the tree and moaned a you done to expect me to get lights All around that thing do you a our son objected the tree occupied so much space he had to watch Johnny rebel from the sidelines. The second born complained it was scratching the wallpaper. And our personal worry was that the Holdover Supply of decorations would hardly stretch above the first tier of branches. Piano was loaded London apr tuners working on a piano in a Chatham bar found the following inside three Sailor hats a soldiers Belt 4 Beer glasses to pennies an old Sandwich and 8 bars of Candy. A retired general and a Busy housewife Are the latest nominees for the Hawk eyes a Man of the earn award. Reviews and Book reviews in has been a Leader in making Burlington a annual United nations birthday party the nationally known Success it has become. A in addition she does Many unpublicized deeds of kindness and As a High school and College student the nominee became known for her creative writing and her dramatic ability. A graduate of the state University of Iowa Sha is a pillar of the players workshop of which she is an sex president. A Fine family a in addition to her work for the the letter goes on a mrs. Ahrold has done a magnificent Job on the Home front. She and her husband have a Fine family and a delightful hospitable Home. They Are also to be commended for the Reform club a a clubhouse for their teen age sons which is housed in a Small Brick playhouse at the rear of their deadline dec. 27 the Hawk eyes Many or woman of the year will be named in the newspapers new years Day edition. Nominations May be mailed to the Hawk Eye 800 s. Main. The deadline is dec. 27. Nominations Are open to All residents of the Hawk eyes 9-county primary circulation area. The blonde next door is not easily impressed but this time she seemed to be. A you know a she said finally a that tree is so pretty just the Way it is i think you ought to leave it alone All Green and As of this morning that a the Way it is and the Way it is Likely to remain unless the youngsters urge for sparkle overcomes their fear of defeat. After All who needs lights and next year we already know the tree we want three feet High sitting in a Metal stand on a Coffee table. Yes sir next year will be different. Mrs. Ahrold ammunition Center at Joliet ll., before coming Here in 1952. Community Chest he has been Active in chamber of Commerce affairs and has Given Strong personal endorsement to Community Chest campaigns and various Charity drives conducted at the 10p. Mrs. Ahrold a nomination letter stated i a she belongs to one of the work Jing guilds of Christ episcopal Church and she works for it. She works for Burlington Hospital Aux diary and last year threw open her Home to Christmas tree Lane she also works for mercy Hospital auxiliary taking part in its Holiday Market and other projects a the nominating letter said in part. A mrs. Ahrold gives programs for various groups around town such As the senior citizens. These programs consist of readings play Gen. Holmes they Are Gen. Joel g. Holmes Plant manager for Mason amp hang in Silas Mason co. At the Iowa ordnance Plant and mrs. Robert Ahrold. Holmes letter of nomination stated a general Holmes has utilized his Rich military background in the in-1 Terest of our nations defense and in doing so has helped maintain the Iowa ordnance Plant As the Community a largest employer. A the stability of employment at the ordnance Plant since general Holmes arrival Here can to a Large degree be attributed to the general a military know How and organizational Holmes a graduate of West Point and former football teammate of president Eisenhower was commander of the ordnance Atlas strikes target Isle Vandenberg air Force base Calif. Apr an Atlas missile fired from this West Coas missile base sped 4,384 Miles in 27 minutes and hit a target in eniwetok Lagoon. Gen. Thomas s. Power head o the strategic air command Sai fridays launching a demonstrate that in Comba icbms wout compress to an incredibly Sho interval the time necessary t place nuclear explosives on Tai the Burlington Post office is hoping for a land office business today. A a we la be open from i to 5,�?� postmaster 0. J. Hertel reminded patrons a and this is the Day to get the mailing done ,. After till we can to do it All at Hertel said 300,000 Stamps still have to be sold a if Christmas business is to be As big As two a foot carriers deliveries of first class and parcel Post mail will be made today. Weather err Piffier in in Mai Sunnyside dear brer done to look now hut there s % suspicious appearing Guy looking or your shoulder. Forecast a generally fair sunday becoming partly Cloudy sunday night. Little temperature change. River stages Burlington 7.5, up .1 Keithsburg 6.3, up .3 dam 18 tailgater 1.1, up .2

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