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Page 12 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA JULY 9, 1963 Will the California water plan serve all areas? The question now facing the California Division of Water Resources is this: Did the people of California approve a California water plan, or did they just vote to assist the Metropolitan Water District in augmenting its supply? This question is brought into currency by the automatic working of the law and by tlie acts of JIWD. The California water plan provided that by June 30, 1963 the agencies contracting for northern water would specify when and where they wanted water, and in what quantities. MWD has specified that it wants water delivered to it in Los Angeles county by 1971, but wants the East Branch (high line) which would bring water directly to our valley delayed until 1985. However, nine agencies which have contracted for state water have requested delivery through the East branch by 1972. If the state accepts, without change, the position of RRVD, we will not have a project to ser\-e all contracting agencies down here by 1972. Although certain areas could be served by the initial system that ]\RVD advocates, others would not. Excluded would be the high desert of the Victorville, Apple Valley area, the Beaumont-Banning Pass area, and the Coachella Valley ai-ea. While the Metropolitan plan includes a pipe line that would come eastward from Los Angeles County to the Penis reservoir near Mai-ch AFB, this line is nowhere near as satisfactory for this valley as the East Branch would be. With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore While witing the Grain of Salt Thursday afternoon we felt a twitch about one inch under the skuU. That unscratchable itch should have told us that some one was tuned in on our brain waves by mental telepathy ... but we didn't catch on. So we tapped out the piece about the Redlands High School graduates who had won California State Scholarship grants which they might never receive because the Legislature had appropriated for some awards, but not for others. Whoever was practicing mental telepathy up in Sacramento said: "This will never do. We'll have to straighten out those kids in Redlands right away." Saturday, the day following the publication of our column piece, a letter came to Penelope Stanley — one of the students we mentioned. The substance of the letter was: rela.\, Penelope, you'll get the grant. The other Redlands winners, we hope, received similar assurance. Did you recognize the picture of the granite boulder at Church and Lugonia, published in the Facts July 1, and again yesterday? Horace P. Hinckley did. because he was a civil engineer super\'ising U'PA projects when it was erected. He wrote to Dorothy Brenan, chairman of the Historical Landmarks game committee, as follows: "The picture, of course, marks the site of our first schoolhouse. "The interesting thing about it is the storj- behind the securing "Could Be We Tip the Thing the Wrong Way!" Too righteous, too humorless Many who voted for the California water plan understood that it was to bring into flower many inh^^^n'^ ™rwas"bacl-r;h1 "have not" areas, and thus it was truly a state days when we had literally hun- plan — not just an IMWD deal. Only by sticking by the East Branch plan will the state keep faith with them. Teletips TELEVISION Eureka—at last! One of the curious acts of the General Session of the California Legislature this year was to adopt as the official State motto: "Eureka". This was a strange thing to do because any Old California Hand could tell you that the state has — and always has had — a motto and that it is: "Eureka". Even wTiters, noted for their fastidious care with facts, would assure you on this point. Phil Townsend Hanna, in his "Dictionary of California Land Names", in explaining how the northern City, Eureka was named, wrote: "Legend has it that when Ryan's vessel landed here in 1850 he exclaimed 'Eureka'. The name, a Greek word meaning 'I have found it!' was in common use in California at the time for it was adopted as the State motto when the people ratified the State constitution, November 13, 1849." Hanna wasn't writing without foundation for the Constitutional Convention of 1849 did adopt "T h e Great Seal of the State of California". Here is a reproduction of it and as you can see "Eureka" ap­ pears above the spear of the Goddess Minerva. The design was dra\vn by Major Robert Sheldon Garnett of the U. S. Army. Caleb Lyon, a clerk of the convention, concluded an explanation of the seal in the Convention Journal of September 29,1849, with this sentence: "A miner is engaged vnth a rocker and bowl at his side, illusti'ating the golden wealth of the Sacramento upon whose waters are seen shipping typical of commercial greatness. . . while above is the Greek motto 'Eureka' (I have found it) applying either to the principle involved in the admission of the State or the success of the miner at work." A non-legal mind would suppose that the adoption of the Great Seal would be sufficient to make Eureka, at the same stroke, the official motto of California. But you know how lawyers are: unless the "i" is dotted and the "t" crossed, it isn't official. It could only be established beyond doubt that our official complement included tiie Bear Flag, the Valley Quail as our State Bird, the Redwood as our State Tree, the Golden Trout as our State Fish, and the Golden Poppy as our State Flower. Now, after nearly 104 years, "Eureka" has been given the status that every true-blue Californian always thought it already had. Great is the majesty of the law. dreds of men on relief and those of us in charge of the projects were hard put to find jobs for the halt and the blind who showed up with work relief tickets. "I remember picking several elderly men and giving each one a different colored piece of chalk, then sending them to comb the Wash from Orange St. to Forest Home to find a suitable boulder for a marker. They spent days on the project and even at $3.C0 each per day I was beginning to have qualms about how much time was showing up on the payroll for this project. "Finally they reported that they had several stones picked out so 1 delegated a truck driver to take several men and bring the best one. The truck driver took one look at the stones they had chosen, concluded that they were unsuitable, drove back to the mouth of Mill Creek canyon and picked up a rock lying alongside the road and that is the marker. ".Moral: one practical truck drive is worth $250 of Leaf rakers'." Beattie's schoolhouse was not demolished when it could no longer hold enough students. It was moved across Lugonia avenue to the southwest comer. There it was incorporated into the Truman Reeves house and you were only aware of its presence when some knowledgeable local historian, like Don Anderson, pointed it out. A few years ago the Reeves house was demolished, and with it, the No. 1. school. The house had extended the natural life of the little building by at least one generation. "When the familiar e.x-GI bombers dropped their loads of fire retardant chemicals on the blaze near Cabazon Saturday, onlookers blinked and took a second look," The Riverside Press reports. "The 600-gallon mess that came from tanks was rust red, not the pallid pink of Bentonite or the dirty white smudge charasteristic of Borate. "Phos-Chek, a new phosphorous base chemical developed by Monsanto, is an apparent success, although state and federal firemen are not ready to label it more than an experiment, 'Hemet-'Ryan Airport person-, nel who load the big ex-TBM planes with the heavy mixture on a three-minute land and load and takeoff schedule are hopeful that Phos-Chek will have the power of Borate, but without the sterilization and plant growth retarding effect of this product. And it should have more fire quenching strength than Bentonite." TOP SHOW: - 10:30, Chan. i. "Report From". First of 12 programs dealing with what people in leading cities of the world are thinking, doing and talking about this summer. Tonight it's "Report from Tokyo", a look at preparations for the 1954 Olympics and of Japanese teen-agers. 8:00 — Chan. 13. "Hot Spots". Harold Fishman and Gunther Less report on the Berlin, Asia and Cuba turmoils. (Repeat) 8:30 — Chan. 2. Talent Scouts. Helen Hayes, Carol Channing, Jack Carter, George Hamilton and Jonathan Winters are "Scouts". 10:30 — Chan. 7. Focus on America. "Emergency R o o m". Documentary on Detroit receiving hospital. (Re-scheduled from last week). Redlands Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 110, lowest 62. Arson suspected as firefighters attempt to halt mounain blazes at Monkeyface in Mill Creek canj-on, at Pilgrim Pines in Oak Gien and in Wildwood canyon above Yucaipa; 350 children evacuated from Pilgrim Pines and Oak Glen Pmes to Yucaipa elementary school grounds. Heat records topple as blazing sun sends mercury to record 110 degrees, up from ysterday's 105. Planning commission approves 11-unit addition, plus pool, for Travelodge Jlotel on Highway 99. This brings valuation to $110,000 for 43 units. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures—Highest 96, lowest 60. Redlands public schools budget includes $1.5 million for salaries this fiscal year making the schools the largest local employer. Call for singers to participate in Bowl production of the Mikado issued by musical director Erwin Ruff. After four weeks in operation, the new Taylored slacks firm in Redlands ships its first batch of slacks. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures—Highest 96, lowest 54. State discloses plans for a new connector road to link North Orange street with the recently completed City Creek road to the mountains. Police capture Patton escapee, armed with a club, in the front yard of the George Nash home on Pioneer avenue. Dr. C. T. Halburg elected district governor of the 14 Lions clubs in this area. TUESDAY NIGHT 9:30-S-I Love Lucy 4:55— 7—American Newsstand 4-PIay Your Hunch (C) 5:00— 2—Movie 7—Movie 5—Popeye's Pier 5 club 11—Movie 7—Love That Bob 13-Felix the Cat 9-Engineer Bill 9:50—13—News 11—Superman 10:00— 2—The McCoys 13—Tha-xton's Hop 4-Price Is Right (C) 5:30— 7—Bat .Masterson 5—Movie 11—Casper, Magoo 9—Movie 5:40— 4—Believe it or Not 13—Robin Hood 5:45-4-Curt Massey (C) 10:30— 2—Pete & Gladys 5:50—IS—New? 4—Concentration 6:00— 4, 7—News 13—West Point 5—Whirlybirds 11:00- 2—Love of Life 9—Science Fiction 4—First Impression (C) 11—Mickey Mouse Club 7—December Bride 13—Ann Sothern 13-Waterfront 6:15— 4—Commentary (C) 11:20- 2—World Town Meet 6:30- 2, 4—News 11:30— 4—Truth or Consequences 5—Peter Gunn 7—Seven Keys 9—Our Miss Brooks 9—Spectrum 13—Cartoons 11—Sheriff John 6:45- 4, 11—News 13—Play Bingo 7:00— 4—.Across 7 Seas (C) 11:45— 5—Medic 5—News 11:55— 4—News 7—Ripcord 12:00-4-People Will Talk (C) 9—People Are Funny 7—Tennessee Ernie 11—Huckleberry Hound 9—Dr. Spock 13-Wonders of World (C) 13—.'Assignment Underwater 7:30— 2—Marshal Dillon 12:20— 5—Trouble with Father 4—Laramie (C) 12:25— 4—News 5—Thin Man 12:30— 2—.As World Turns 7—Combat 4—Doctors 9—Maverick 7—Father Knows Best 11-ThrilIer 9—.Mr. District Attorney 13-Wanderlust (C) 11—Maryann Mauer 8:00— 2—Lloyd Bridges 13-Mike Wallace 5-Beat the Odds 12:50—13—Moments Remember 13—Hot Spots '63 (C) 1:00— 2—Password 8:30- 2—Talent Scout 4—Loretta Young 4—Empire (C) 5—Overseas Adventure 5-Roller Skating 7—General Hospital 7—Hawaiian Eye 9—Cartoonsville 9—Movie 11—Movie 11—Aquanauts 13—Felix the Cat 9:00—13—Mike Hammer 1:30— 2—Art Linkletter 9:30— 2—Picture This 4—You Don't Say.' (C) 4—Dick Powell Theater 7—Girl Talk 7—Untouchables 13—Movie 11—Highway Patrol 1:45— 9—Now Listen, Lady 13—This Man Dawson 2:00— 2—To Tell the Truth 10:00— 2—Keefe Brasselle 4—Match Game (C) 11, 13-News 7—Day in Court 10:20-9-News 10:30— 4—Report From Tokyo 5—Peter Gunn 7—Focus on America 3—Movie 11—Paul Coates 13—Country Music 11:00-2, 4, 5, 7-News 11—Tom Duggan 13—Movie 11:15— 4—Johnny Carson (C) 5—Steve Allen 11:30- 2—Movie 7—Movie WEDNESDAY DAYTIME 9:00— 2—Calendar 4-Say When 5—Romper Room 7—1 Married Joan ll^ack La Lanne 13—Yoga for Health 9:25— 4—News 9—Movie 2:10— 5—Movie 2:25—2, 4, 7—News 2:30-2—Edge of Night 4—Make Room for Daddy 7-^ane Wyman 3:00— 2—Secret Storm 4—Bachelor Father 7—Queen for a Day 13—Felix the Cat 3:30— 2—Millionaire 4—Movie 7—Who Do You Trust 3:45— 9—News 11—Passing Parade 4:00— 2—Mr. Adams and Eve 5—Bozo's Circus 7—American Bandstand 9—Uncle Johnny II—Chucko the Clown 4:30- 2—Life of Riley 5—Walker Edmiston 7—Discovery '63 11—Circus Boy By William S. White With all the eager attentiveness of one pro watching another at work in a tight spot, American politicians are sympathetically eyeing a tense transatlantic test of personal political skill. This is Prime Minister Harold Macmillan's combat against outrageous fortune — and the Labor party — in England. "Old Mac" now has more than the unexpressed good wishes of most of our political men. He also has recaptured their admiration as carefully and ably he attempts to come back in the tenth round in his struggle with Laborite Harold Wilson for future control of the British government. Until recently the view was universal here that Macmillan, buffeted by a nasty sex scandal to add to all his other difficulties, was as good as finished off. Expert opinion now sees him as still in the ring, not so much because his posture is inherently strong as because of the conviction that Wilson will overreach in trying for a quick kill. When the John Profumo affair first broke out in Parliament, it had looked here that Macmillan could not possibly siu-vive, having in mind that his administration, long in office, was already beset on half a dozen other counts. Harold Wilson, for his part, opened Labor's attack with a prudent and fair understatement so wise as to gain him high notices from political critics on both sides of the ocean. Macmillan's initial defense in Parliament, moreover, was widely seen as rather weak. Still, it soon developed that he had not spent a lifetime in politics for nothing. From his poor beginning he suddenly pulled himself together. He gathered up his considerable dignity and began to present himself, with a good deal of justice, as a patient victim of circumstances whose ample apologies for a scandal he never made were being met by a small- minded and querulous Labor opposition which believed in irredeemable sin. At this point the bout began to turn, not actually in Macmillan's favor but at all events no longer quite so totally in Wilson's favor. For Wilson, unwisely losing his head at Macmillan's calm assumption that quite enough had now been said of the business, quite unwisely began to justify Macmillan's implications that his opposition was going beyond the bounds of fair play. Wilson began to display that almost-universal mark of his kind of professionally liberal politician, a pettiness at the hour of apparent victory and a lack of generosity toward the apparently fallen foe. Coupled with this, there began to arise from Labor generally that unpleasant odor of special sanctity which always hovers about self-righteous political movements, like the smell of moth balls from the closet of some excessively pious and everlastingly lecturing maiden aunt. If Jtacmillan is to be saved at all. and, of course, lamentably the odds are still greatly against him, only Wilson and what Wilson typifies can save him. What Wilson typifies is an eye-squinting "intellectual" approach to political life that is all right in planning enterprises but is often inadequate at the human showdown. It blathers constantly, and usually truthfully, about its compassion for mankind in the large abstract. But it is notably ungenerous toward man the individual. Wilson, in short, is not and never will be in the true inner club of Anglo-American politicans. A smallness of personal spirit almost invariably accompanies the high motives of professionlly reformist politicians — and this the club has never liked and never will. We have some of this type on this side of the world, notably in the Senate, and they have the same disability. They often tend to defeat their own purposes by umvittingly rallying the pro-underdog vote to those they atack too righteously and far too humoriessly. (Copyright, 1963, by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) DOCTOR'S MAILBAG New chemical aids those with chronic canlcer sores By Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt EifS WORL The Newsreel The census shows that Alaskans have more money per capita than Texans. And it's all cold cash, too. Lawn furniture interests us. It's the stuff that you paint all summer and store in the basement all winter. When does anybody get a chance to sit on it? Under certain conditions yacht expenses may be taken off the owner's income tax, and we assume that maritime authorities will design a spedal flag to be flown from the mizzen mast to signal that the trjjp is deductible. LIGHTER SIDE Patent office swamped •f... And Vm Jim lormal. Welcome to our little iartyl" By DICK WEST United Press International WASHINGTON (UPD-Accord- ing to a magazine article published this week, the United States is experiencing an invention explosion of even greater magnitude than the population ex plosion. Our old Yankee ingenuity is sparking new ideas so fast that the U.S. Patent Office can't keep up with them. At last count, it was almost 200,000 applications behind. To realize how really big the backlog is, one must consider a statement made by Patent Commissioner David L. Ladd in an interview with U.S. News 4 World Report. Ladd said the problem could not be solved by hiring more em­ ployes. I never thought I'd live to see the day whan a bureaucrat would make a statement like that. Picks Up List It shook me up so much that I stopped by the Patent Office and picked up a copy of its weekly list of new inventions. I could Q—My husband gets canker sores in his mouth. He has used many treatments but they always come back and are hard to get rid of. What causes them and is there any cure? A—Canker sores are usually caused by a virus. But in some persons a food allergy appears to be the cause. Recurrences are the rule rather than the exception. A new chemical, 5-iododeoxyuri- dine, has been found to cure the disease, a solution of the drug is painted on the sore or it is applied in an ointment. Healing occurs in 1 to 5 days instead of the usual 2 or 3 weeks. Furthermore recurrences are apparently checked although the drug has not been used long ^ough to be sure of this. The drug is not yet on the market but it can be obtained from Smith, Kline and French by your doctor. Q—My doctor says I have nasal polyps which must be removed. Is this a serious operation? A—Although all operations are serious, the removal of nasal polyps is relatively simple. Since such polyps are often caused by an allergy you should have this angle investigated. If allergy is the cause and it is not treated, the polyps will return after they have been removed. If they are interfering with your breathing they should, of course, be cut out. Q—Will the prolonged use of nicotinic acid have any side effects? It was prescribed along with meclizine (Bonine) for dizzy spells. A—Small or moderate doses of nicotinic acid, which is a vitamin, may be taken for prolonged periods without harmful side effects. Very large doses may cause flushing of the face and neck, but even this is not harmful and quickly passes. Q—My 17-year-old daughter has severe cramps with the onset of each menstrual period, these are common they are not usually as severe as those you describe. Since the usual pain killers have not given any relief, your doctor may want to have your daughter ti-y dienstrol (Synestrol) daily in the interval between her periods. The dose must be carefully adjusted to meet your daughter's individual need. This drug has relieved 90 per cent of those on whom it has been tried. If this does not work, emotional factors must be sought because some girls build up enormous tensions over this natural function. If this is the cause, the sympathetic guidance of a doctor trained in treating emotional difficulties should be consulted. In extreme cases the sympathetic nerve roots coming out of the lower segments of the spinal cord have been cut, but such extreme measures are rarely advisable. Please send your questions and comments to Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt, M. D., in care of this paper. While Dr. Brandstadt cannot answer individual letters, he will an- ser letters of general interest in future columns. THE ALMANAC Today is Tuesday, July 9, the 190th day of 1963 with 175 to follow. The moon is approaching the last quarter. The morning stars are Venus, Jupiter and Saturn. The evening is Mars. On this day in history: In 1776, George Washington had the Declaration of Independence read to his troops. In 1850, President Zachary Taylor died of typhoid in the White House after serving only one year and four months of his term. In 1943, the United States, Canada and England invaded Sicily. In 1962, a two megaton nuclear immmediately understand why ^D^i^g aiS^Se Salone. his fFf^^l '"^''1^2 T^i '-.w "ast'&k" 20o' over" the office issued more than 900 pat- thmg she has ever tried has helped p^a^c Ocean by the United ents, the scope and variety of ^'•"^^ ^^gest? states lighted the sky from New which would make your head spin A-Although menstrual cramps except for a few inventions that Zealand to Hawaii. apparently were designed to make too fat to get back out again, your head stop spinning. I assume the mouse stays there Here are just a few of the de- until the fatty diet and lack of vices that were awarded patents exercise raises his cholesterol in that period: content to the point where he suf- A disposable paint brush; a fers a fatal heart attack, machine for skinning fish; an ap- To my mind, however, nothing paratus for measuring the length points up the complexity of mod- of trousers; a retractable awning em life quite so much as a new that you can run out over your type of brassiere invented by a auto's windshield when it starts lady of Bridgeport, Conn, to rain. This device is described as A self-cleaning ash tray; a hair having seven segments, one being brush that is grounded so that it "a pair of shoulder straps, each removes static electricity from connected at its forward end to hair; a serving spoon that you said upwardly directed apex of a can eat when you have finished respective transition member and serving. connected at its rearward end to New Mousetrap the upper edge of said band at a There was even a new, tfaou^ point adapted to be disposed at not necessarily better, mousetrap, the back of the wearer." If my understanding of the way All of that just so some doll it works is correct, it lures a can look good in a sweater. No mouse into a container where he wonder the patent office is eats so much cheese he becomes swamped. A thought for the day—Oliver Wendell Holmes, the American jurist, said: "Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all." One Minute Puipit I spoke to you in your prosperity, but you said, I will not listen. This has been your way from your youth, that you have not obeyed my voice. —Jeremiah 22:21. Let the ground of all thy religious actions be obedience; examine not why it is commanded, but observe it because it is commanded. True obedience neither procrastinates nor questions. — Francis Quarles. SELL IT TOMORROW With an inexpensiv* Classified Ad

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