Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 3, 1965 · Page 6
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6 - Monday, May 3, 1965 Rsdiands Dally Facts Solemn funeral for Lincoln witnessed by late Red lander One-huri;lred years ago today | place and the occasion, solemn funeral services began! All the public buildings, the for President Abraham Lincoln.;business houses, and very many The following account of lhe\oi the private dwellings were tw^o-day funeral of May 3 and 4, 1865, was written by Dr. Anderson W. King, a physician who moved to Redlands in the late 1800's and who personally witnessed the funeral. Dr. King was the father of Bertha M. King, who presently resides at Plymouth Village in Redlands. He wrote: I was not permitted to meet Mr. Lincoln while living, but had the melancholy satisfaction of viewing his remains as they lay in state under the rotunda of the capitol building in Springfield, Illinois, May 3rd and 4th, 1865. When we reached Springfield on the evening of May 3rd, w^e found the city crowded to the utmost capacity, for entertainment. Every hotel, lodgin heavily draped in mourning. Even the humblest cottages gave some token of sorrow for the fate of their beloved townsman. In the legislative hall where (he great man lay in state, the loving hearts and deft hands of the ladies of Springfield had mingled garlands of flowers with the emblems of mourning, converting the homely room into a bower of fragrant loveliness. The catafalque, in which the casket rested, was decorated with amaranth and other im­ mortelles, emblematic of the imperishable fame of the illustrious hero whose bier they adorned. The plain, old-fashioned Lincoln liome, the Mecca of all loyal and patriotic pilgrims, was not only lavishly draped and decorated, but was the shrine in which were deposited house and boarding house was'counties beautiful and costly of- fillcd. and very many private;ferings from all parts of the residences were thrown open fori stricken land, of wreaths and the accommodation of the great throng of visitors from every part of Illinois and the adjacent states. Scores of men spent the night on the streets, in the offices of the hotels or stretched nn the grass, under the trees of the Slate house campus. Housing Difficult Because we had two ladies in our company, we were permitted to occupy one of the parlors of the "Cheney House'' — the ladies appropriating the two couches in the room, while we mere men spread ourselves around on the carpet — thankful for so much of comfort. garlands and an endless variety of masterpieces of e.\quisite floral design. Stream of Mourners During the twenty-four hours preceding the funeral exercises, an unbroken stream of sorrowing men and women, estimated at iwo-hundred and fifty thousand, filed by the casket to take a last farewell view of their fallen chief. Here all distinctions of age, race, color or station in life were leveled. The high and the lowly, the rich and the poor, the White man and the Blac!: man, the native and the foreign born, the millionaire and the During the night and forenoon!pauper, met on common ground of the 4th, hundreds of loyal j and mingled their tears in a men and women came on the regular and many e.xtra railroad trains, in carriages, buggies, on horseback and afoot, to swell the vast multitude already there, to pay the last tribute of love to the memory of the great Prince who had fallen in Israel. Among those from a distance were many colored people from Missouri, some of whom walked a distance of one or two hundred miles to see the face of Mas'r Lincoln who had given them their freedom. Then a great retinue of distinguished men accompanied the funeral cortege—Congressmen, Senators, ambassadors and diplomats from abroad. Notwithstanding the great multitude, an impressive quiet reigned. City Well Policed The city was well policed, bi,t Uiere was little occasion for this. A mysterious, indefinable, almost supernatural "presence' ieemed to hover over and pervade the city, quelling a 1 1 boisterous demonstrations. Even llie turbulent and lawless weri overpowered by a sense of the great national calamity. The pent-up, indignation in every pati'iotic heart was repressed by the conviction that this was not the time or place for its manifestation. Men came not to wreack vengeance, not to talk, but to see and hear and feel and seek inspiration from the common sorrow. As I gazed on the face of the great man, homely, but almost smiling and glorified, who had for four years, endured tortures worse than those of the Inquisition, and had, with patience and firmness fought and vanquished the vindictive jealousy of Chase, the imperious egotism and ar rogance of Seward, and the snarling insults of Stanton — members of his own official household, I could not repress a sense of gratification that the overwrought, weary Spirit was at rest, and the thought that maybe, in the providence of God, John Wilkes iJooth, was an angel of mercy in the guise of a brutal murderer. Procession Begins Promptly at noon on May •1th, the casket was closed, and the great President in the magnificent catafalque drawn by six white horses and guarded by a high military escort appointed by President Johnson started on the last stage of its journey to his final resting place in beauti ful Oakwood cemetery. The vast procession, by far the largest funeral procession ever witnessed in the country, was led by the brave "fighting Gen, Jo Hooker", officer of the day, aided by Generals Dodge, Hintzleman. McCook, McCIer- nand, Oglesby. and other military celebrities, all in undress uniform and who seemed to realize the solemnity of the occasion, avoiding the pomp and display usually attending the obsequies of distinguished rulers. Thus ended the wonderful pageant. Wonderful because it was the first one of its kind, wonderful because of its vasl- ness, its significance and its stately simplicity, commemorating as it did, the heroic life and the illustrious deeds of the humble babe of the Kentucky log cabin, the barefooted boy of the Wabash, the railsplitter ot the Sangamon, the stalwart flat- boatman of the Mississippi, the brave soldier of the Indian war, the peerless statesman, the matchless orator, the great Emancipator, and the wise, patriotic and Christian ruler, who, in this dire tragedy, surpassed in its nature, pathos and consequences to the world, only by the supreme, divine tragedy of the "Man of Gallilee" "with malice toward none, and charity toward all," gave this last full measure of devotion to his country. UR students giving valued help to schools as tutors Valley Prep school plans to add more classrooms molestation in grove Police are investigating a 12- year-old Redlands boy's report that he was dragged into an orange grove and molested by a drunken assailant early yesterday after leaving a weddin ^ dance at the American Legion |g™.'jg5"j [y •Valley Preparatory school will expand its capacity to 75 students with the addition of two new classrooms this summer, it was announced this week. The non-profit day school, which takes children from kindergarten through eighth grade, currently has 56 students enrolled, according to Mrs. Beatrice Knight, director. Improvements already made at the independent institution, Mrs. Knight added, include new desks purchased by the parents. In armouncing the planned expansion, Mrs. Knight also outlined the aims and metliods of Valley Prep, located at 1515 Ford street. "You wall find that the teachers in this school," the director said, "express special satisfaction in teaching small classes- no more than 15 pupils in each one. The teachers have time to explore the potentialities of each individual child and to devise ways of meeting his separate needs and developing his particular talents. "This kind of learning envir onnient," she continued, "provides wonderful opportunities 'for the creative child, the self ^starter, the child who show^s and originality, the HARRY HOPKINS Harry Hopkins, Indian leader, dies at 37 Harry Hopkins, Indian leader and grandson of the Cahuilla woman for whom the Ramona novel and play were named, died Friday night at the Torres-Martinez Indian Reservation near the Sallon Sea. Hopkins, a frequent visitor to the Redlands area, was considered originator of the present campaign for a national American Indian Day. Death ot the 37-year.old leader followed that of his wife, Cecilia Patencio Hopkins, an Agua Caliente Indian from Palm Springs, by one week. Hopkins had been in ill health intermittently during the past year. Last December, he tried a comeback in Indian politics, campaigning unsuccessfully for re-election as Torres-Martinez spokesman. His grandmother, Ramona Lugo, a Cahuilla woman, was considered the model for Helen Hunt Jackson's Indian heroine of the same name. Hall on Nor:h Church street. the long attention The youth told police a man'^pa^ as the child with grabbed him by the throat ged him into the and the quicksilver mind who re- dragged him nilo the grove near,qi,i ,.L ,s constant challenge to Pennsylvania avenue and Orange i |jppp i^jm purposefully occu strcS'l about 1:20 a.m. as he "aslpjpj •' walking home. i she added that the non-sec- While ni Ihc grove, the manjiarjan school follows the Joplin staggered momentarily, apparent-! ^liicalional method in which ly from drunkenness, and the.jach student is allowed to work boy shoved him and escaped. r 123 Caion Street \^ REDLANDS^/ 703-4331 Weekdays Cent. From 7 P.M. Sat. & Sun. Cont. From 2 P.M. at his own grade level in each subject. "You may be surprised," the director said, "to find sixth graders using five or six arilh- imetic textbooks at one time. I with each student working at his explained, are involved in vari ous creative activities such as composing a cooperative story. Third and fourth graders are taking reading speed and com phrehension tests and fifth graders are receiving concentrated instruction in the use of lang uage. Mrs. Knight described Valley Prep as "a small school with large aims." Started in 1958, the school has a curriculum "designed to prepare students for college and career by providing a firm foundation in adequate and basic academic disciplines," she explained. The teaching of mathematics, science and foreign languages is begun in the lowest grades, and the effective use of the English language is emphasized throughout. "A love and understanding of our American heritage are fostered, and ideals of good citizenship, moral integrity and self- discipline are instilled so each child may take an effective place in a democratic society." She also explained that any student "regardless of social, religious or racial group," is admitted on the basis of scholas tic achievement tests. Valley Prep, she said, "is not a school where an affluent par ent places a pampered child and leaves him to his own devices. "It is a school which a conscientious parent will select because he feels a deep concern for the intellectual and moral welfare of his child. "It is a school where each student is encouraged and expected to perform up to his capacity. If he lacks the diligence and earnestness to make the most of this opportunity, he will not be retained by the school." She also reported that enrollments are now being made for Congress passes new wafer quality act Congressional passage of a Water Quality Act creating local incentives for the control and abatement of water pollution was announced today by Rep. Ken W. Dyal of San Bernardino. "The Act authorizes S20-mil- lion for Federal grants to States and to municipalities for one- half the cost of projects designed to control the pollution of local waters," Dyal explained. He added, "This legislation has special significance to San Bernardino county. When enacted into law thi* program will permit expansion of research and development in the field of water reclamation. "San Bernardino county could benefit by such a program both directly and indirectly. As more sources of water are developed by reclamation, the demand on the existing pure water should diminish." The Water Quality Act permits the creation of a special administration within the Department of Health, Education and Welfare to provide standards and incentives for the control and abatement of water po- lution in the United States. Water pollution standards for the Santa Ana River basin, which serves Redands, San Bernardino and Riverside are currently set by the state Water Pollution Control Board. These standards w ere recently increased by the state Board over By VIC POLLARD A number of Redlands public school students are learning that when you're having trouble with school work it's nice to have someone who cares enough to help you out. About 40 pupils are being tutored individually by University of Redlands students who donate their time and brains to helping youngsters who are having difficulty in school for one reason or another. Under the tutorial program, the university student spends about two hours per week with one student, giving him concentrated assistance in subjects he has trouble with. The volunteer program was initiated last fall by UR students Steve Parliament and Barbara Linville, who had heard about similar operations on other campuses across the nation. ."^fter some of the wrinkles in the operation were ironed oul at the end of the first semester, it has settled down to a smooth apparatus that receives nothing but praise from teachers and other school officials. School superintendent Dr. H Fred Heisner said, "We think it is a great idea. It is good for both tiie University student and the pupil. It gives tlie pupil so much help and encouragemeni "We realize that it isn't an easy thing for the University students to do because they are busy and it involves real sacrifices on their part, but we are happy that there are some who will do this." Comments by school principals whose pupils are "tutees" m the program, indicate its success: One said, "The progress made by these students (tutees) has been very noticeable." Another declared, "The university students involved are highly dedicated and are doing a thoroughly professional job. This is not just a lark." Mrs. Julia S. Hinckley, head counselor at Cope Junior High school, where a large portion of the tutees attend, termed the Heart attack caused death of Yucaipa woman The death of a 6S-year-old Yucaipa woman, w^hose body wus discovered Friday in the desert about 25 miles south of Palo Verde, was caused bv a heart attack. Imperial County Sheriff- Coroner Herbert Hughes said today. The body of the victim, Laura White of 13556 Douglas slrcel, was found in a dry wash aflcr an intensive search by slioriff's deputies, border patrolmen, Jla- rines and citizen volunteers. Hughes said Mrs. White and her husband, Amos, 72, were hiking in the desert area Thursday when Mrs. White collapsed. Unable to revive her. While returned to their camper truck m order to drive to her, but was then unable to locate her. He drove to Palo Verde and notified sheriff's deputies who launched the search. According to deputies, the retired couple had frequenlly camped out and hiked in the desert area in the past several vears. TUTOR AND TUTEE — University of Redlands sophomore Barbara Linville, left, helps Yolanda Gipson, student at Cope Junior High with her homework under the UR tutorial program. program "a sort ot Peace Corps I Ihe program through its initial at home." I year under spon.sorship of She said the success of theiUR student government. About People Mark D. Mollet, a Redlands student at Riverside City College, made the school's dean's list last sem.ester for earning at least a B average in 12 or more units of work. Thomas H. Short, assistant professor of physics at the University of Redlands, has been selected to attend an apparatus conference June 20 to July 2 at Lake Forest College. The con ference, conducted under a grant from the National Science Foundation, will provide information for teachers of undergraduate physics about modern apparatus and experiments suitable for instructional purposes. Mrs. H. T. Shortrldge (Laurel Sering) of Phoenix. Ariz., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Sering, 2320 Zanja drive. Mentone, and member of the Phoenix school board, has just returned from Boston, Mass., where she was an official delegate to the National School Board Members meeting. The agenda for the five-day conclave allowed opportunity for historical tours and other events of special interest. tutorial idea is due partly to the fact that "a young person can always reach another young person to give him the motivation he needs better than an adult can. "And of course," she added, "a one-to-one teaching ratio is always the best situation." Miss Linville, who helped initiate the program, said its major benefit is in boosting the morale of the tutee. "It seems to give them the 'oomph' they need to go ahead and catch up on their own." One junior high school youth was receiving a D grade in his French class, but after working with a tutor he raised tlie grade to a B, Miss Linville reported. Mrs. Hinckley reported that another youth was highly motivated but doing so poorly that he was in the special education (or point one) program^ "He was so eager to learn that after he spent some time with a tutor, we were able to take him out of the special education class." she explained. "He's still no mental giant, but he's doing much better than he would have without a tutor." Miss Linville, a sophomore and the daughter of a Stanford University professor, sais she learned of this kind of program last summer from a high schoui! student in Oregon who had been tutored last year by a college student. Parliament, who has been elected UR student body president for next year, heard the program discussed at a national student convention. Both students have shepherded There have been two major problems, school and tutorial program officials report. One is ,a lack of transportation to gel ihe tutors to the tutees, or vice versa, and the other is that there are far more pupils who need tutoring than university students who have the time or inclination to do it. Miss Linville added that PTA groups sometimes help provide transportation, but much of the time the tutors or tutees have to provide their own. Mrs. Hmckley's Cope Junior High has 19 students being tutored while the rest of the tu tees are split among Franklin, Kimberly and McKinley elementary schools and Clement and Redlands junior high and Redlands senior high. FOOT-LOOSE Thomas Moore elected heed of VFW post Thomas 0. Moore, 825 East Pennsylvania avenue, has been elected commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2062 and will assume office in June, it was announced today. Serving with Moore will be Vinson \. Burnett, senior vice commander; George Eales, jun- "t'lio ^'^'^'^ commander; Frank M. "'Neu. quartermaster; Eugene F. Burgess, adjustant; David Eales chaplain; Donald M. Fiedler, advocate. Erwin S. Hcin, service officer; Albert J. O'Neill, legislative officer; V. A. Burnett, community service; V. M. HoUinrake, membership chairman; V. A. Burnett, Voice of Democracy chairman. George Eales was elected delegate to the Third district Convention which will convene May 15 at VFW Post 1744 in San Bernardino. Installation of new Redlands officers will be conducted May 13 at the Community Room, Security First National Bank. Robert R. Hammargren, Third district commander, will serve as installing officer for the 7:30 p.m. ceremony. SAGE'S 2nd ANNUAL FREE POLAROID CAMERA DAY AND CLINIC By Pofafoid facior^-lro'mil txpert SPECIAL PRICES — SPECIAL TRADE-INS Thursday, May 6-12:30 P.M., 3 P.M., 7:30 P.M. 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Redlands Boulevard NEAR THE BURGER BAR NEW YORK {UPD—Two million Americans were living or working, visiting or studying in other countries, and almost as many people from other lands came to the United States in| 1964, reports Katherine B. Had-j the opposition of Redlands city;ley, president of the American' officials who maintained the j Branch of International Social new standards were too string-j Service, ent and could not be met. calling t h e school office, 793-306: Valley Prep is headed by an 9 .\-ecutive board composed of Conant K. Halsey, president, John Van Mouwerik, treasurer and Rev. John Foerster, educational advisor. The board of directors is made up of Mrs. Hans Warjone, Mrs. Coda Wilson, Larry Benton, Jolin Jones, Mrs. Norburn McCorby, and Mrs. Edward Fuller. Mrs. Fred Auerbacher is president of the school parents' club. Citrus Market LOS ANGELES. May 3 (UPD — Representative prices by size and grade all orange auction markets: 56s 72s 88s First grade 3.51 3.,57 3.86 Second grade 2.47 2.56 2.77 113s 138s First grade 4.00 3.60 Secona grade 2.89 2.55 Trend: Steady. WILLIAM G. MOORE, Publisher. FRANK E. MOORE. Editor. Published every evening (except Sundayi at Facts building. 700 Brook- aide at Center. Redlands. California. Founded October 23. 1890. 75th year. Entered as second class matter October 23, 1890, at the Post Office at Redlands. California, under act of March 3, 1878. SUBSCRIPTION HATE (In Advancpi By Carrier DcIiTcry One Month t 1.50 Three Months 4.:;o Six Months 8.30 One Tear JS,40 One Month One Tear ~ By Mail 1,50 THE PACIFIC BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS The Nutcracker ACT II The Sleeping Beauty ACT III Plus . KatinkaS the Matchmaker SUNDAY, MAY 16th 2:15 P.M. 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