Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on June 27, 1963 · Page 6
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Redlands, California
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Thursday, June 27, 1963
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Redlands Daily Facts 6 - Thurs., June 27, 1963 AF launches Discoverer at Yandenberg VANDENBERG AFB, Calif. (UPI» — The Air Force launched a satellite, presumably of the Discoverer series. Wednesday from j this Pacific missile ranjc base, j In keeping with its policy of secrecy. the Air Force said only i that a satellite utilizing a Thor-! Agena booster combination ttasi launched toward polar orbit. Thei spokesman declined to say wheth-' er it had attained orbit. i TAX BITE i HOUSTON (UPl; - standard! Oil Co. 'New Jersey 1 reports it i paid more than S3 billion in ta.Nes j for 1962 to the United States and > other govemmenls. The lax figure ! was four limes the firm's earn-1 ings. ' Aulo - Home - Accident - Life INS ['RANGE Insure uilh a.^stirnnre. Have companies that handle all your Insurance needs. AL. REZENDES 127 Cajon St.. Redlands PY 2-a442 i PV 3-4152 Lockheed reveals contract for Apollo launch project FIVE GENERATIONS - A recent fomily reunion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Frost, 915 University street, brought together five generations, os follows: Scott Homser, Riverside, great- great-grandfather, center; Mrs. C. V. Knupp, Carson City, Nev., great-grandmother, right; Mrs. Fred R. Frost, Redlands, grandmother, left; Fred B. Frost, father, standing; and Scottie Frost, aged two months. More than 30 relatives attended the reunion. (Photo by Wheeler, Loma Linda) Lockheed Propulsion Company today announced receipt of a contract in excess of sL\ million dollars for development and production of solid propellant rocket motors for the Project Apollo launch system. The award was made by the Space and Information Systems Division of North American Aviation, principal contractor to the National .Aeronautics and Space Administration for the Apollo spacecraft The contract confirmed terms of work actually begun in February, 1962. when North American selected Lockheed for the assignment. The job of the launch escape system is to fire in any emergency occurring during the launch phase of a lunar exploratory flight, pulling the spacecraft and its three astronauts to a safe position from which parachutes can lower the vehicle to earth. Lockheed is developing the primary launch escape motor, a solid-fuel rocket approximately 15 feet long and two feet in diameter which develops almost instantly the thrust ol an intermediate range ballistic missile. A second Lockheed-built unit, called a pitch control' motor, is mounted horizontally near the nose of the escape system, and fires briefly to direct the trajectory of the spacecraft as it is drawn rapidly away from the Saturn launch vehicle. The Redlands firm has repeatedly ground-tested both motors, with an unblemished record of successful fffings, and has recently test-fired them togtther in a tie-down firing of the complete launch escape system. . - J -,c, 1.' • t 2:30 Pop your roast in the oven. Then simply set a dial Roast starts cooking automatically, immediately! You're free to turn your back on the kitchen. 5:00 Before roast is completely done, oven gi-adually reduces to 170°the scientifically-measm*ed oven heat that keeps food ser\ing-hot without cooking it any further. 7:00 Or even 9:00, your roast waits for you... perfectly cooked, still serving-hot! See the convenience of Programmed Cooking demonstrated wherever Gas ranges are sold. ANNOUNCING A NEW WAY TO COOK PROGRAMMED COOKING-YOURS ONLY ON NEW GAS RANGES Cooks any roast automatically—then keeps it serving-hot up to 4 more hours! Programmed Cooking is one of many advanced ^**^T*% features available on the following new Gas ranges: Wedgewood, Roper (illustrated), O'Keefe & Merritt, Gaffers & Sattler, g A 3 Hardwick, Magic Chef, Brown, Caloric, Norge, RCA Whirlpool, Tappan. c SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA OAS COMPANY REDLANDS' HEADQUARTERS FOR O'KEEFE & MERRITT ByRRQUGHS Appliances GAS RANGES 117 BAST STAir Phon« PY 3-5485 Serving Redlands for Over 32 Years Armacosts to leave Saturday for Europe Dr. George H. Armacost. president of the University of Redlands, will be off Satmrday to see how things are coming at his most distant section of the campus — Salzburg, Austria. He and Jlrs. Armacost are in Washington, D.C. and New York city this week while he meets with alumni groups. But they will fly to Salzburg Saturday and spend the weekend with Dr. Henry G. Dittmar who has been serving as director of the UR's European program this semester. They will discuss this year's program and plans for next semester when 41 students will participate from September through January. With business affairs out of the way. Dr. and Mrs. Armacost and their daughter, Mary, will go lo Munich to meet their son, Pete Armacost and his wife. From there, the family will visit in Germany, Holland and the British Isles. Dr. Armacost will return to the UR campus in early August. Graveside services set for Mrs. Kellems Graveside services will be conducted in Redlands Monday morning for Ruth Faye (Mrs. Homer F.) Kellems, sister of Mrs. Feme Nicholson, 3 Bow B road, who died Monday in Siloam Springs, Ark. Mrs. Kellems was the granddaughter of Redlands pioneers, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sliger, who came here in 1897, and the daughter of Mr. and Jlrs. M. 0. Finkbeiner who planted a large orange grove just off of Pioneer avenue. Bom in Antelope Valley. Calif., Mrs. Kellems came to Redlands with her parents when she was two years old and went through Redlands schools. In 1917 she married Homer Kellems and they spent many years in travel. He was subsequently an officer in the Air Force, attaining the rank of Colonel. Colonel Kellems was killed in Algeria in 1959 when reb els attacked the car in which he was riding. Both Mrs. Kellems and her hus band visited Redlands on many occasions during their married life. In addition to her sister, Mrs. Kellems leaves one daughter, Mrs. Vivienne K. Proctor of Colton, and two grandchildren, Gary and Vicki Faeth Proctor, also of Colton. Funeral services were conducted this morning at the First Chris tian Church in Siloam Springs where Mrs. Kellems had lived for 35 years. The body will be sent to Redlands where graveside services are scheduled for 10:30 Monday morning with Rev. Percy Krewson of Highland, former minister of the Church of Christ in Redlands, officiating. MEMORIALIZED BY SCHOLARSHIP - The late Robert E. Gross, founder and president of Lockheed Aircraft corporation until his death in 1961, is being memorialized by Lockheed with establishment of the Robert E. Gross-Lockheed Aircraft corporation scholarship at the University of Redlands. A $30,000 check to inaugurate the scholarship was recently presented to President George H. Armacost by Robert F. Hurt, president of Lockheed Propulsion company. This photo of Mr. Gross was taken in ^^^h when he wos the UR's commencement speaker and was awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree. Tribute paid to Dr. Green for service *o Yucaipa Woman ordered to return welfare funds A Redlands woman has been ordered to repay nearly $1,000 she received in welfare benefits or face a year in County Jail. Superior Court Judge Edward P. Fogg placed Mrs. Marie Bourland, 46, of 929',= East Colton avenue, on probation for three years 'ith a warning that failure to make restitution of $981 to the county in monthly installments would result in imposition of the suspended jail sentence. Deputy District Attorney Robert . Estes said Mrs. Bourland worked at two jobs but reported earnings only from one between September 1960 and January 1963, while receiving county aid for two children. He said one of the children apparently is living in Te-xas with the father. Jlrs. Bourland pleaded guilty to charge of grand theft and applied for probation. Dr. Keith Green's service on the Redlands Joint Union High school board has not gone unre- membercd by some of his friends in the Yucaipa area. A delegation from the Yucaipa Calimesa area appeared at the Trustee meeting this week. Don Rose read a statement ex pressing the gratitude of residents of the area for Dr. Green's "con scientious service and loyalty to the commimity and its children. With Mr. Rose were Robert F. Brinkcr, Harold Lockwood and Elwein Hale. Following Mr. Rose's presentation. Board President Robert E. Kaht also took the occasion to emphasize that "Dr. Green has been an outstanding representative of the valley and a fine, con scientious board member." And fellow Trustee John Lehman, who assisted in the presentation of diplomas at the Yucaipa high school conmiencement this June, made a special presentation. It was a framed photograph of Dr. Green awarding his own son. Clay, his diploma at the Yucaipa commencement. This was the photo taken by a Facts photographer and published on June 14. Dr. Green, a Yucaipa dentist,. has served continously on the high school board of trustees since 1955. But the Yucaipa area has now become a unified district and Dr. Green automatically steps out of the picture on July 1. He ran for election to the new Yucaipa unified board in January, but. by a bare 129 votes, ran sixth in the contest for five seats. Yucaipans elected to retain all five members of the Yucaipa elementary district to operate the unified district which assumes jurisdiction over the Yucaipa Junior-Senior high on July 1 for the first time. Thanks for no request WASfUNGTO.V (UPI» — Postmaster General Edward Day, noted as one of the better wits in official Washington, told the Civil Aeronautics Board's 25th anniversary luncheon Wednesday: "I want to thank you for not requesting me to issue a commemorative stamp for the occasion today. I just got one demanding a stamp to honor the 3000th swunming pool built in Palm Springs, Calif." Red Carpet Godber replaces Profumo LONDON (UPI) — Joseph Godber, minister of state for foreign affairs and a member of Parliament since 1951, today replaced disgraced John Profumo as war minister. Godber, 49, has been in the Foreign Office since 1960 when he was appointed joint undersecretary of state. He was named minister of state the following year. Profumo resigned June 4 after admitting he lied to the House ot Commons in denying his intimate relationship with 21-year-old playgirl Christine Keeler in Britain's scandal of the century. Moving is always a chore, and the first few days in a new community can be a trial. You can help make newcomers to Redlands really feel %vanted. If you will call your Hospitality Hostess at 7923936 and give her the address of new neighbors she will call to welcome them. We welcome to Redlands newcomers Mr. and Mrs. Clark A. Stratford from Utah; Dr. and Mrs. Victor D. Blankenship and their child from Michigan; and the Steve G. Oslowski family from Washington. Also on our welcome list is the Olaf J. Hansen family from Illinois: Mr. and Mrs. Norman A. Kimmell and their three children from Virginia, and Miss Annabelle Sparling from Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Allan G. Shaw and their three children from New Jersey; the William R. Dellert family from Illinois: and Mrs. Vena Baker from Washington are all welcome new members of our conmiunity. Other recent arrivals include the Jack Linsk family from Indiana; Mr. and Mrs. William O. Neal and their two children from Arizona; and Mr. and Mrs. Herschel D. Bonnell from Washington. The H. A. Radford family came to us horn Missouri; Mr. and Mrs. Roberto Calderon and their by DoHie Walters three children moved to our area recently from Cuba; and the James C. Barry family came to our community from Los Angeles. From Redding we welcome the Pete C. Vasson family; from Alhambra we greet Mr. and Mrs. Bradley G. Griffith and their two children; and from Los Angeles came newcomers Mr. and Mrs. Clifford L. Haltom and their two children. The Robert L. Simms family from Long Beach: Mr. and Mrs. Henry E. Voss from Hawihonie; and the Phillip J. Stephens family from Palos Verdes are welcome new neighbors. El Segundo was the former home town of the Robert R. Wilson family; from Torrance we welcome the Neil G. Skinker family; and from Palos Verdes came Lt. Col. and Mrs. Robert W. McCutchen and their child. The Jesse D. Hollis family from Barstow; the Jo-Ed Marries family from San Diego; and Mrs. Elizabeth Rush from Claremont are welcome new residents of Redlands. Our welcome to new neighbors .Mr. and .Mrs. Freer R. Gottfried from West Los Angeles; also to Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Cook from Santa Paula; and to Col. and Mrs. Ray Soper and their two children from Los Angeles. Continual governmental harassment Knott to give Calico to San Bernardino county SAN BER.VARDINO (UPI)-AI- leged "continual harassment by the /ederal government" has made Walter Knott decide to donate his Calico Ghost Town near Barstow to San Bernardino County. Knott, who also owns Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, said Wednesday that he and his family had invested $700,000 in restoring the town after they bought it in 1951. He said the gift would be made over a three-year period, during which time the family would continue to operate the concessions at Calico, one of the West's largest silver mining centers in the 1800s. Knott said the federal government had refused to sell him adjacent land for less than $1,000 an acre, while the county could buy it for $2.50 an acre. County supervisors planned to hold a public hearing "sometime this Summer" at which formal presentation will be made.

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