Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on October 27, 1969 · Page 8
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 8

Greeley, Colorado
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Monday, October 27, 1969
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Ptge 8 GKEELEY TRIBUNE Mon., Oct. 27, 1969 Chicago's Airport-inlake Plan Seen Hearing Fruition By BLAINE E. ROWLEE Asioclited Press Writer CHICAGO (AP) - Nearly two 'years, ago engineers said it was feasible to build a four-mile cir- culatv airport on the bottom of Lake Michigan, More than a year ago, an official committee said that was where Chicago's badly needec third major airport should be built. Since then the project, still on paper, lias become one-third larger in size, has doubled in estimated cost, has backed farther., into the future and yet seems to have become certain of fulfillment. Choice Dictated Although two land sites about 25 miles southwest of the city's central business district ostensibly still are under considera- tion, a chief planner leaves ni doubt that in his view practice and political consideratins die tale (lie choice of a five-mile- wide hole in the' lake. Here is what is envisioned: --An 11,000-acre area cen tered 8'A miles off 31st Street on Chicago's South Side would be enclosed by a dike. --The dike, 1,500 feet wide a the lake bottom and 50 feet wide at the top, would rise 24 fee above the surface of water 35 to 55 feet deep. --The enclosed area would be pumped dry. -A 3,000-foot sand-and-stone causeway, five miles of bridge and a 2,200-foot tunnel under the CHIROPRACTIC 1. Relieves pain--without drugs. 2. Restores health, without needless surgery. 3. Prolongs life, naturnlly, economically. Sick, Mr, Watch? ·.It's time you had a complete check-up and cleaning. You're going to Hibbs immediately where you'll be repaired efficiently and promptly and guaranteed f o r o n e whole year! EXPERT WATCH REPAIR, THE JEWELRY DEPT. ON HIBBS MAIN FLOOR 814-816 Ninth Street airport. in many lands, said a lake site four miles in diameter could be cleared and prepared for development in four years at a cost of $247 million to $248 million. That would have been well ahead of an intolerable traffic overload that aviation experts predict for O'llare International Airport some 15 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, by the middle '70s. Today, with another Federal Aviation Administration study of the enlarged project still in progress, financing far from resolved, and amid mount ng paperwork and red / tape, John B.VV. Corey, deputy public works commissioner, says Ihe 1975 target date for complclion 'seems to be drifting away." Yet Corey says there will be a .hird airport and that considerations of benefits to the city in addition to most oilier factors nake the development of an air- orl in the lake inevitable. One important factor is noise "Willi approaches to Ihe air- rarl over water," Corey says 'we'd have the noise problem -·ompletely solved." Residents of the area ·ounding O'Hare have )lained constantly and vocifer- LAFF-A-DAY "I like soap." that in addition to some 25,000 jobs on the airport, the lake site of the Daniel Burnham Commit would develop more than 17,000 like would carry rapid transit the adjacent South Side lines and an extension of the area--"right where we have the Stevenson Expressway to the greatest need. A year ago Milton Pikarsky, T tnrn TI r-, J ° .......... . ... u . u . v , tllcu m v neuil KlaLC dllu smei In 1%7, Harza Engineering public works commissioner, and of partly burned kerosene fo: Co., designer of dikes and dams Corey collaborated on an inter- miles around O'Hare" in his ob m report that estimated the jection to the lake site, cost of the enlarged lake site at 1413 million to $423 million. Today, Corey says it's impossible o gauge the burgeoning effects of inflation but intimates the outlay would top $500 million. There is no chance that the city, which for lack of $29 mil- ion may have to renege on romised ncreases $100 for monthly public salary school iiisly aboul llic ear-splitting 'oar of jetliners. The federal jovernment has financed a itudy to sec what can be done ibout it. Employment, resulting from IIP. construction of the airport vas another consideration in the ecommcndation of the lake ite. Study Results Studies indicate, Corey says, 10] VOtt |X] VOTI jx] VOTI| I VOTI [ HI I o To Move Greeley Forward elect TOM RAPP As Mayor, Tom will: · ,j · Initiate a fast solution to Grecley's sewer problem. · Push tor improvement* of streets and drainage. · Work with county officials to reduce their dump fees. Citizens for Tom Rapp Committee cachcrs, can finance the lake airport out of normal tax reve- lues. Three other sources are under jonsideralion, Corey says: reve- luc bonds, special assessment axes and a multibillion-dollar federal trust fund for aiport development that President Nixon has asked of Congress. Revenue bonds provided financing for O'llare, Corey recalls. O'Hare, among the world's busiest airports, now handles an average of 1.B73 landings or! InkeoH's per day--78 an hour-involving nearly 100,000 passengers a day. Two years ago when Ihe lake airport was suggested, comparable figures were 73 landings or takeoffs hourly and 711,000 passengers a day. At that lime, passenger opcra- Dr. William J. Bcccher, direc tee, said the lake airport wouli be "very destructive of the lake front as a recreation area." tor of the Academy of Science cited the "neon glare and smel He claimed that the southern end of Lake Michigan is square ly in a bird migration route am "literally millions of birds in the air" in spring and fall would be a peril to aircraft. In ' Washington, an Air Line Pilots Association spokesman said use of a lake airport wouk je more frequently hamperet jy icing and by low ceilings am visibility. Lake shipping could interfere with radar, he said and the single access to such an airport would create a traffic xttleneck. Flatly contradicting the noise objection, Corey said jets operating several miles out over ivater would be far less bother- iome. lie made these other points: --Surveys show the lake port vould be 25 minutes from the central business district, the and sites 50 minutes. --The lake site would require no relocation of highways, railroads or utilities, and would not disrupt southwest suburban development. --Because no land acquisition is involved, construction of- a lake airport would not be de- lions at the mile-square Midway layed by lime-consuming con- Airporl had shrunk to virtually ' nil because Midway's runways dcmnations. --Rising land costs might could not safely accommodate even negate a survey indicating giant jetliners. (|, a t the cost of acquiring a (and Since then, seven airlines site would be less than half the have resumed operations at cost of preparing one in the Midway with aircraft that can use the shorter runways. Yet, in spite of Midway's 21 takeoffs or landings per hour and 3,064 daily passenger handle, O'Hare's operations have increased GV4 icr cent and passenger volume 28 per cent. City Hall enthusiasm for the ake site is not universally shared. Opposition Seen Two private conservation ;roups and the Chicago Acade- ny of Science oppose it on es- helic and ecological grounds. The Air Line Pilots Association las raised questions about navi-: ;ation, weather and safety. William Erickson, chairman lake. Cost estimates of the land sites currently are $211 million to $235 million for one, $188 million to $209 million for the other. Number 10 The Slate Patrol today warned that this is number "10" month for Colorado motorists. AH motorists who have a number "10" safety inspection slicker must have their cars inspected this October and obtain the new safety inspection sticker good for another six months. Motorists with number "10" stickers should have their cars inspected now, as there are only a few days left. Theology Being Pursued 1 Along With the Sciences By GEORGE W. CORNELL AP Religion Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Theolog. ical itudy, once carried on mostly in quiet academies apar from the technological and social sciences, today is increasingly pursued in close conjunction with those fields. The shift has set off some physical, as well as' mental readjustment. Besides moving to keep in touch with secular discipline; theology also has generally broken but of its denominationa orbits, and now goes on mostly in a context of various ap preaches to faith. "There's an expanded aware ness that theological work has to be done in association with various religious traditions am also with other areas of knowl edge," says the Rev. John Gal len, a Roman Catholic theolo gian. "It involves the whole human experience, not just part of it.' That quest for wider horizons was symbolized here when Hie 100-year-old Jesuit seminary, Woodstock College, this fall completed the first stage of ; move from its rural, woodlanc setting in Maryland to a cosmo politan educational complex in Manhattan. Here, the once-sequestered Catholic classes go on in cooperative, interchanges with Protestant Union Theological Seminary, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and Columbia University, all in the same uptown area. Ceremonies formalizing the new Protestant-Catholic academic ties were held this week. "It's not enough to study onlj jieology, or only Catholic theology," said Father Gallon, iVoodstock professor and direc- ,or of the college's new research Center for Religion and Worship. "We need to examine other traditions as well, both Protes- ant and Jewish thought, and we've also got to keep abreast of the university sciences, the whole world of man--it's all in God's province." And that inclusive divine sphere is the business of tlieolo- jy, sometimes called the 'queen of sciences." Through other scientific and Juror LEBANON, Ky. (AP)-A.po- icntial jurist asked Judge 3eorge Bertram to excuse him 'rom serving because he couldn't hear well out of one ear. "The request denied,'" said iertram. "You don't need but me good ear. This is a grand ury and it will be hearing just me side of the case anyway. BACKACHE SECONDARY TO KIDNEY IRRITATION Common Kidney or Bladder Irritations make many men and women feel tense and nervous from frequent, burning or Itching urination nlglit nnd day. Secondarily, you may lose sleep and have Headache, Backache and feel'older, tired, depressed. In such cases, CYSTEX usually brines relaxing comfort by curblnp Irrltflt- Inp perms In acid urine, and quickly pain.Got CYSTJCX at druggists. intellectual disciplines, however, "we know much more about man and his world than in the past," Father Gallon noted. "And theology has to take this knowledge into account if it is to deal fully with reality, as we now understand' it." Woodstock's move here, from of a trend that has involved many seminaries in moves for closer links with a broader educational spectrum. Among the major new cooperative arrangements are the Boston Theological Instilule, involving seven Protestant and Catholic seminaries in that area, and the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley, Calif., involving 10 seminaries. In Dubuque, Iowa, representatives of Presbyterian and Roman Catholic seminaries' this ice and dormitory space. In Dayton, Ohio, four Theological seminaries -- Lutheran, Hethodist, Catholic and-United Church-are considering '..* 'cluster" arrangement -. there or sharing faculty, curricular resources and other facilities. its '687-acre tract in the hills 20 fall completed agreement on miles west of Baltimore, is part plans for sharing classroom, of- Expert Auto Body Work COMPLETE PAINTINO FREE ESTIMATES . 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