The Ottawa Citizen from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on December 31, 1962 · 1
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Ring in ike neiv he Ottawa Citizen Little Timothy Sheehan is all set to ring in the New Year in riotous fashion with balloons, horn and decorations. Thousands of Ottawa residents will join him when the clock strikes UN issues ultimatum ' LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo (Reuters) The United Nations said today it will destroy all Katangan aircraft "wherever they are found" if they are not surrendered to the UN by tomorrow morning. The UN, whose ground forces continued mopping up operations in the secessionist province with little resistance, "urgently requested" that the Katangan aircraft be flown to Tits Manono Air base, about 300 miles All-purpose '0 Canada9 called for An Ottawa minister yesterday called for some poetic genius to rewrite the words to "O Canada" putting "God" and "the Queen" into the anthem. Rev. Gordon C. Smyth, in his sermon at Parkdale United Church, urged revamping of the national anthem to a point where it would become suitable for singing in church. The minister noted that half of Canadians sing God Save the Queen and the other half, O (f.nada. He said a Person not only "halts but teeters" waiting for the band to play both anthems at public functions. Genius needed "Surely poetic genius could be put to work to set completely new words to the tune of O Canada words which would invoke the blessing and protection of Almighty God, give honor to whom honor is due in the person of the sovereign, and refer not only to the dual heritage of English and French but also to the fact that this beloved land of ours is now a land ty choice of millions of our fellow citizens from entirely other origins." CHUCKLE When it comes to giving some people stop at nothing. Ready for '63 north of Elisabethville. It said the pilots, whose planes should be unarmed, would be "taken into United Nations custody, and their personal safety guaranteed." "All Katangan planes which are not surrendered by the time indicated will be destroyed wherever they are found," the UN said. Fighting was reported continuing today on the outskirts of the town of Kamina, in the northwest Congo. The United Nations command in Leopoldville said units of a Swedish battalion and a Ghanaian company were under fire. President Moise Tshombe of Katanga left Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia by Rhode-sian air force plane today to return to his embattled Congolese province. The secessionist leader spent last night in Salisbury at the residence of Prime Minister Sir Roy Welensky of the Rhodesian Federation. Tshombe told reporters last night that "all Katangans, including myself, prefer to die rather than accept a political AMBITIOUS VROGRAM Eastview Bv Phyllis Wilson tinen staff wrller Who will be Ontario's first Now Year's baby? ' The City of Eastview, of course. And according to its confident foster father, Mavor Oscar Perrier, the province's 32nd and smallest city stands on the threshold of maior changes and development. First of all. however, Mayor Perrier said, there is going to bf some sort of celebration to mark Eastview's elevation to city status. Planning for this will have to wait until after a delegation, headed by Mayor Perrier, returns from a Thursday trip to Toronto to discuss financial and other citv business with municipal affairs department officials. Meanwhile, a leading figure midnight, with hopes' for a joyful 1963. Timmy, who is eight months old and weighs 29 pounds, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Sheehan of 1385 Mayview Ave. Citizen-Ul'I staff photo settlement imposed by force on Katanga." He said Katanga's resistance to the UN would last longer than the seven-year Algerian war which ended last spring. In New York yesterday, the UN announced it had obtained all its objectives in its "defensive action" in Katanga. The head of the UN Congo mission, Robert Gardiner, said the UN was "not going to make the mistake of stopping short this time" but emphasized his troops would continued to exercise a "minimum amount of force." NO CITIZEN ON TUESDAY Since Tuesday is New Year's Day, there will be no edition of the Ottawa Citizen. On Tuesday, want ads may be phoned from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. by dialing CE 6-4545. The News Department will be open as usual on New Year's Dav from 10 a.m. turns city with big plans in striving for city status, John P. Nelligan. has resigned as town solicitor. He has served as legal adviser for the past two years and is opening his own lav practice in the New Year. Imminent projects Looking to the future, to the best use of the square mile of his city's territory and to a better life for its 25.0(10 citizens. Mayor Perrier listed these imminent developments: A new fire station and civic garage to provide the additional space needed for civic offices in the present town hall. Construction of two high-rise buildings. The first .nil be a 297 unit apartment block containing stores and offices on its firsts two floors overlooking the Rideau River and the NCC park ay. Construct 120th Year, Number 196FS FRIGID EXIT Icy win vicious 100 M.P.H. winds buffet Mari times By ttie Canadian Press A vicious storm, spawned by a weather system gripping most of Canada in the winter's worst cold snap, moved on to Newfoundland today after buffeting the Maritimes with 100-mile-an-hour winds and heavy snowfalls. Canada's easternmost provinces battened down last night as forecasters predicted snow with winds of up to 75 miles an hour. In the wake of yesterday's storm the Maritime provinces today were in for a taste of the bitter cold that hit central Canada during the weekend, sending the mercury to record low levels in some spots. Moving east Overnight lows were recorded in Windsor, London, Toronto and North Bay, while farther east full effects of the cold wave were yet to be felt. In North Bay the temperature early today had fallen to 22 below zero, six degrees below the record for the day set in 1S53. The weather office in Toronto said today that the storm that lashed the Maritimes was produced by the inter-action of the cold air and warmer air lying over the Atlantic. A Newfoundland coastal schooner put into the south coast port of Marystown yesterday with, the bodies of three seamen who died at the hands of a wild storm that put their vessel aground on the shore of the French island of Miquelon. One died of exposure before reaching shore, the others of the same cause after attempting a 10-mile walk from the bleak shore to the nearest settlement on the island off the Newfoundland south coast. Mountainous drifts Heavy snowfalls in most parts of the Maritimes were whipped into mountainous drifts, blocking roads and forcing motorists to abandon cars. The storm caused power blackouts in Halifax and Saint John, N.B., and was blamed for at least two deaths in New Brunswick. Two men died of heart attacks, one in driving a snowplow and the other shovelling snow. Cardinal Leger tells Pope quote 'misinterpreted1 ROME (Reuters) - The Turin newspaper Stampa Sera says Paul-Emile Cardinal Leger, Archbishop of Montreal, has sent a telegram to Pope John regretting that a remark he made about the Pope's health was "misinterpreted." Cardinal Leger told a public meeting in Montreal Dec. 17 in response to a question about the 81 -year-old Pontiff's health that the Pope was suffering from an undisclosed illness "that will remain with him until the end of his days." ion will start April 1. Mayor Perrier refused to disclose the names of the companies who are planning the buildings pending settlement of final details. Construction during 1063 of the two-40-unit apartment b'-i'dings. Establishment of green parks and a program of tree-planting. Completion of the paving of ail 25 miles of Eastiew streets within the next two years. Formation of an ird :s-tria! committee to promote the growth of commerce and m-oVstry in the new city. Mayor Perrier added that the removal of the Canadian Pacific track through East-view, scheduled to be done before r. and its replacement by a highway linkir.g 71 Ottawa, Peace drive bylC MOSCOW ((AF) Soviet Premier Khrushchev proposed again today that the United Nations replace the Western Allies in West Berlin. Compromise In answers to a series of New Year's questions put to him by the London Daily Express, Khrushchev also said: 1. The Soviet Union is ready to stop nuclear testing tomorrowNew Year's Day if the other nuclear powers will join in. 2. The Soviet Union wants friendly relations with the United States and a return to the "spirit which prevailed" at the time of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The premier claimed the major powers are close to a German peace settlement. He said the Soviet government proposes that the chief issue of troops in West Berlin be solved by compromise. Khrushchev said: "The government of the USSR is proposing that the troops stationed in West Berlin should not represent NATO countries, that the NATO flag in West Berlin be replaced by the flag of the United Nations, and that the United Nations assume definite international obligations and functions there." Family flees ADMASTON (Special) Fire early this morning destroyed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Coules after an o i 1 stove in their two-storey frame home exploded. Admaston is near Renfrew. The couple and their two children escaped unharmed, but so close was their rush outside that Mrs. Coules' hair was singed. The explosion o c c u rred about 3 a.m. the Queensway to the Mae-donald-Cartier bridge, will mean a major change in East-view's appearance. r : John P. Nelligan 5oi!ri:or res'C.J L. Canada, Monday, December nnmb storms ; v V , J I "i f . ' J p - i fX i ' I -. S - V Iced drinker Fireman Jacques Tliibault gulps clown hot eoffee Citun UPI staff photo Row houses burn, 28 left homeless See also page 3 Fanned by high winds, fire ripped through a four-dwelling frame row on Nicholas Street Sunday night, injuring two firemen and sending a total of 28 persons into the street in a 14-below zero cold. It was the second major outbreak within the space of eight hours and it destroyed the old three-storey row at 127-133 Nicholas on the east side of the street just north of Laurier Avenue. Treated at General Hospital, but not admitted, were Lt. A. D. Nowlan, who was struck in the face by a stream from a high-pressure hose nozzle, and fireman Robert Lambert who suffered a slight leg injury when he slipped while handling one of the hoses. The University of Ottawa, owner of the row, said today the premises destroyed by the fire are insured for S22.GO0. Breaking out at 7.30 p.m. in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gaston Jeanvenne at 131 Nicholas, the flames spread quickly throughout the old frame row, and it burned out of control for almost two hours. The return was sounded at 11 25. Trail of flaming nil Mr. Jeanvenne told firemen that a space heater in the ground floor of his home became ovprheated. He and his son managed to drag the heate' out into the rear yard, but a trail of blazing oil set fire to the premises and tncy were unable to check the outbreak. The Jeanvennes and '.heir five children had to flee into the street, and they aroused the occupants of the adjacent dwellings Left homeless by the blaze in addition to the Jeanvennes were: Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Ladouceur and eight children, ranging in age from eij-ht to 23, who lived at 127 Nicholas St.: Mr. and Mrs. James Gunn and three children, 129 Nicholas: and Mr. and Mrs. Justin Gagnon. three children and a boarder by the name of Yalepio at 133 Nicholas St. The four families lost all thed- household furnishing and. with the exception of .i few articles removed from 1:7 31, 1962 Ottawa; it and 129 Nicholas, all their personal belongings. When the flames burst through the roof of the old row they were fed by high northwest winds, and embers and heavy clouds of smoke were sent over a wide arpa. The worst problem faced by the firefighters was the intense cold which, some claimed, reached 20 beiow zero in the high winds. The men were quickly sheathed in ice as spray from the hoses froze almost upon contact with the air, and rubber coats and boots became as rigid as the steel fire helmets. Many cases of frost bite were treated either at the scene or upon return to the station. On the Cornwall policeman makes g(Kd recovery . 2 Kingston mayor urges changes in police setup 3 Power cut off once more in Gatineau area 3 Js,. W-. r ' A. -k Andy Astrology B. rths. Deaths .. Bridge Children's Corner Comics . . Crossword Editorials Continuing cold and Low ton.cht, 15 be-low. - i ' 1 5 Cents, 32 Pages Eas Coldest night of year By Jack Macbeth Citizen staff wnler Arctic temperatures and wild winds are bringing the old year to a bone-chilling close today in the Ottawa area. Readings in the district varied between 18 and 32 below zero. 50-m.p,h. winds Shortly before daylight this morning, paralyzing gusts of 50 miles an hour swept down from the Arctic to put the entire Ottawa Valley in a deep freeze. Combined with a temperature at that point of 8 degrees below zero, this produced a "wind chill factor" equal to 60 below with no wind. "Without the slightest doubt," said the duty forecaster, "this was the bitterest night we've had all year. The temperature only went down to 15 below but the wind made all the difference." The wind chill factor measures in temperature alone the effect that both wind and temperature would have on any exposed part of the human body. The cold snap is expected to continue well into the New Year, but the weatherman said thai the wind should begin to slacken later today. Temperatures are likely to remain close to their present level for the next two or three days. The wintry blast was held responsible for a number of fires m the Ottawa area as every available heating unit was put into use and firemen, especially, felt its brutal bite. One Ottawa fireman, Garry Wallace, suffered frostbitten checks but was released after treatment at hospital. A numher of other city firemen also suffered varying degrees of frostbite. Skiing curtailed The high wind-low temperature combination put a sever crimp in skiing operations in the Ottawa - Hull area. A spokesman at Camp Fortune said: "This is pretty sad. We've never seen conditions any worse. The hills have been all but swept clear and, at best, only a hard-packed surface remains." (See 'cold', page 2, col. 3) inside Railwaymen look to report to solve problems 8 NDP youth says govt, ready to accept A-arms 16 University editors receive seven trophies 29 -'"X ' f r (... -t fry-,- """" V'" ' Flashback Fee vaae 17 4 Entertainment 15 4 Financial 8 22 Jumble 13 12 Rural Chatter 30 ... 12 Radio, TV 12-13 12-H Sports . 911 4 Want Ads 22-23 6 Women's Pags 13-21 windy with h:;;h today of 5 below ztp. high tomorrow, z'-ro Dfta''s on page 2 ;2

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