Mills Fred WildflowerFestival PeeweeKing 5Apr1963

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I ! Ililllllllilillilllilillilllilliilillllllllllllliillllllllliiiiiin i 1 1 to fos Aid Sought For Family Hit by Fire FONTANA The Fontana chapter of the American Red Cross appealed yesterday for aid for a North Fontana family whnae home was destroyed In a fire Monday. Seth Roll, disaster chairman, said furniture, bedding and rlotlies are needed for the Jesse Jamesma family, which includes seven children ranging In age from 4 months to 8 years. There is only one girl, age 4. The Red Cross chapter helped with the rental of another home, food, and basic clothing. Roll said. There was no insurance on the contents of the dwelling at 6110 Cooper St. The Red Cross office at 8660 Bennett Ave. will take telephone listings of contributions to try to match them against family needs, Roll said. Jllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Pretty Girl i (And Money) i ! Just a Memory Leon Leonard told Patrol- man John J. Blake of the Sm Bernardino police a pretty girl with long black hair smiled at him and held I his eye as they passed one 1 another in the 600 block of iWest 3rd Street Wednesday, "Leonard wondered why. He didn't have to wonder long. !Two blurs in the background be- Ihind the girl materialized in- to two thugs one slender and the other chunky who slammed jinto him and knocked him off bal ance. I Leonard, who is retired and llives at 592 W. 3rd St., said one Ipunched him in the stomach and .knocked him over. The other grabbed him from behind as he fell and went through his pockets. Tine pretty, black-haired girl, no ponger smiling, watched with a jbusiness-like glint in her eye. i After they had relieved him of 11 his money eight $1 bills- they released him and walked rapidly away. " JlitfiP 111! V pPiill I." itcx jSt ifjv M KANGEF WELCOME Mrs. William Berg, in a beautiful Japanese costume, was among the nearly 300 guests enjoying the historic event in which Hino, Japan, and the City of Redlands exchanged friendship pledges. Mrs. Robert E. Cox, right, Con- (Photo by Jim Sloan) temporary Club president, spoke for the women of Redlands, during the Hino Day dinner at U of R Commons, and Harold W. McMillen represented the business community. Hino-town officials and townspeople participated in the people-to-people program. To Hire or Not to Hire? City Engineer Question to Face Victor Council Again VICTORVILLE - The city council, changing today's meeting from 3 to 7:45 p.m., will tie into its longest agenda three pages and 31 items in a session that seems destined to push toward midnight. , For the third time, they will consider hiring a city engineer. They may request aid from the Corps of Engineers for a $1 million flood control project (and Other knotty problems include a freeway sign ordinance strong enough to win $27,000 in landscaping from the state; a business license ordinance suitable to all; the city's position in civil defense; an animal control program; formation of a planning commission and department. No less than four requests are listed for variances for sign setbacks City Administrator David C. Williams is asking authorization to buy two city vehicles the city's first. A 27-page ordinance regulating traffic on city streets Is to be in troduced. Tatum Construction Corp. Is asking permission for a TV cable franchise for its Green Tree de velopment. Western Garb Is Proclaimed Order of Day BARSTOW With a pink cowboy hat perched jauntily on her head, Mayor Ida K. Pleasant has signed a proc lamatlon urging Barstow cit izens to dress in western wear all next week In obser vance of the 2nd annual Desert Wildflower and Gem Festival. The big celebration, which is to include a parade with over 200 entries, is set for next weekend with the festival to be touched off at 1 p.m. April 12 by the Peewee King and Queen, Fred Mills, 10, and Lupe Jaramiilo, 11. The royal youngsters were chos en from among 59 entries a few weeks ago and received their crowns at a dinner banquet attend ed by members of the general committee last week. Plans for this year's celebration have been somewhat fluid with some ideas dropped and new ideas added. Right now, it appears that the Festival will feature a gymkhana Friday afternoon, a ro deo Saturday and Sunday after noon, a western parade Saturday morning, a chuckwagon dinner, dance, photography contest, art, pet, gem and gun shows. There will also be tours of the fossil beds and Calico Ghost Town. But, it appears, folks wanting to see flowers will have to head for Ludlow or some other point equally distant. The gem show, sponsored by the Roving Rock Hounds and the Mo-jave Desert Gems and Mineral Society, will be at the old Dee Motor Co. building at the comer of Main St. and Barstow Road and will be conducted all three days of the Festival. Trophies and ribbons will be awarded in the following divisions: mounted gem stones, polished ca- bachons, mixed display of collect ors gems, tumbled stones, collec tion of fossils, artifacts of minia tures and the entry using the festival theme. The photography and gun shows will also be held at Dee Motor Co. The pet show will be held at the high school football field at 2 p.m. April 13 and is open to all young people aged 6 to 18. NEWS OF ICP STORIES Few llilSI ID EMPIRE UStST COUNTY B-2 ccc Friday, April 5,1963 mini But Deadline Past Sun-Telegram Story Gets Farmer for Valley College VICTORVILLE Trustees had no takers on farming a 98-acre alfalfa field until an Ontario rancher read about it In The Sun-Telegram. Then he fired In a bid the $2,500 minimum asked. But deadline for bids bad passed. Two other ranchers,' both of Victor Valley, since have Indicated interest as well. There were no bids to open at the noon March 26 deadline. Trustees Tuesday night wondered U the Ontarlan's comer, lately offer might be accepted by negotiation. They decided a complete readvertlslng for bids and a new opening date Is In order. Not set as of yesterday, It may be between April 23 and 26- They briefly considered "go-Ing Into the farming business" themselves, but decided against It. Bidders "the second time around" must pick up the "interim" tab $700 to $800 In pumping costs. ... The field, on the middle bench of the Kalln Ranch property, la to be developed for junor college use in the near future. ' IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIM At Barstow High Dates Told for Summer School BARSTOW A six-week sum. mer session at the Barstow Union High School has been scheduled from June 17 to July 26, Walter Andrews, principal of the summer session, has announced. Andrews said that there will again be two two-hour periods one at 8 a.m. and the second at 10:30 a.m. And, again this year, bus transportation will be provid ed. Last year, which saw over GOO students registered in summer school work, was the first year the district provided bus transportation to summer classes. Vicious Dogs in Yard Real Foe of Mailmen NEW LONDON, Conn. (UPD- Postmaster Timothy J. Sullivan said he was pleased with progress in the drive to curb roam ing dog packs, but added: "The real heart of the matter, so far as mailmen are concerned, has not been touched. This is the problem of dogs who stay in their own yard and are vicious." Announcement and enrollment forms will be mailed to parents of 9th, 10th and 11th graders, while seniors may pick up forms from their counselors and eighth graders will be given forms by their teachers. Summer school courses, which offer a semester's credit, can be taken for makeup or enrichment only. Courses tentatively sched uled (subject to sufficient enroll ments) are: Social studies (grades 9 through 12), English (grades 9 through 12), physical education, advanced reading, remedial reading, ad vanced mathematics (trigonometry, geometry, algebra), general mathematics,' senior mathemat ics, algebra I and II, independent study, driver education and health education, Spanish I and II, general science, biology I and ad vanced typing I and II, introduc tion to shorthand, homemaktag, arts and crafts, advanced agricul ture, general shop, mechanical drawing, music theory, band and orchestra. Joshua Park Plans All Day Flower Tour TWENTYNINE PALMS An all day wildflower caravan will be conducted by the Joshua Tree National Monument from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow. This auto tour will search out interesting desert plants and wild- flowers, and will stress how plants survive in a desert environment. Participants are to bring a lunch and meet at the Twentynine Palms Oasis, i A series of nature walks have been scheduled for the Easter Week. On Sunday, two walks scheduled are: 10 a.m., Rattlesnake Canyon with participaints meeting at Site 3 in the Indian Cove Organizational Campground; 2 p.m. Hidden Valley with participants meeting at the Hidden Valley Entrance sign. . On Monday, a Salton View talk will be given at the Salton View parking lot at 10 a.m. . Tuesday: At 2 p.m. an Oasis natural history walk will begin at the visitor center in Twentynine Palms. Wednesday: At 10 a.m. participants in the Fortynlne Palms Oasis nature walk will meet at the start of Fortynine Palms foot trail, or they may drive out with the naturalist, meeting at 9:45 a.m. at the visitor center in Twentynine Palms. ; Thursday: At 2 p.m. participants will meet at the big tree turnout in Queen Valley for ;a "Story of the Joshua Tree." i Friday: At 2 p.m. participants will meet at Site 3 in the Indian Cove organizational campground for a Rattlesnake Canyon nature walk. Insists Smokes; Not Cancerous SAN MATEO (AP) - A Long Beach doctor who doesn't smoke insists it hasn't been proved that cigarette smoking pauses lung cancer. ' "I'm not arguirg in favor of smoking," Dr. LeRoy Hyde, Chief oi the pulmonary disease service, Veterans Administration HosDital. Long Beach, said yesterday. ' cut tie said the medical profession "may well have been stampeded into a belief without evidence." ; There are many unexplained factors in lung cancer besides

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 05 Apr 1963, Fri,
  3. Page 20

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