Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 4, 1965 · Page 8
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8 — Tuesday, May 4,1965 Redlands Daily Facts BRAKING ACTION - The wheels of this runaway boxcar, visible at right, were sheared off in Redlands this morning when the boxcar ran over a parked auto, causing the box­ car to grind to a stop in the middle of Fifth street a short distance from the front of the building in the background. (Facts photo) 'Mooniighf sale cancelled this year Downtown Redlands association members yesterday voted to eliminate the annual "Moonlight Madness' sale this year and concentrate on a promotion connected with the scheduled June 10 opening of the new Redlands Plaza. The annual sale, which usually featured closing off State street, streetside merchandise booths and other special promotions has been held each May for the last several years. This year it was scheduled for May 14. However, at yesterday's DRA meeting, several merchants indicated it would be difficult to stage a Moonlight Madness promotion in May and another a month later for the Plaza opening. Plans were made to devote ne .Nt Monday's association meeting to developing promotional plans for the gala opening celebration. Most merchants indicated they planned to stay open on Thursday evening, June 10, the night of the plaza opening. Riverside Plaza bars Muslims in court order Sale of the controversial Black Muslim newspaper, Muhammad Speaks, has been barred from a Riverside shopping center by a temporary restraining order. The same paper was sold on downtown Redlands streets Saturday. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Leo A. Deegan Friday continued an earlier court order upon agreement of both the Muslims and officials of the Riverside Plaza. There is no law against selling papers on a public street, as the Muslims did in Redlands, but an injunction can be issued for private property, or if salesmen disturb the peace or unduly harass citizens. The earlier restraining order was issued April 14 after plaza businessmen complained that salesmen had been harassing customers. The court complaint in the civil action charged they were using" toercion in sales. Friday's hearing was schduled for the Muslims to show cause why the order should not be made permanent. The plaza's lawyer said after wards that Judge Deegan's action left the door open for a motion by the Plaza or the Muslims to amend the order or re move it. However. John Shabazz, a Los Angeles Muslim minister who represented the cult in Friday's court proceedings, said he had not come to argue against the order. The judge's decision was announced following a conference in chambers with Shabazz; Capt. Edward 2X of Muhammad's mosque 27 in Los Angeles; Russell Ribbard, plaza vice president; and Gerald F. Sehul- te, its lawyer. The newspaper, official publication of the cult, spurns the integration approach of civ rights workers and advocates complete separation of Whites and Negroes. Stale studies difricult problem If you driver. meet wrong way you're dead By JACK JOHNSON Pacific Coast News Service SACRAMENTO — If you meet a wrong way driver by accident on one of California's freeways, chances are you'll be dead. This has become increasingly apparent to state safety engineers looking for a solution to the problem of wrong way drivers. And, as they search, the problem is mounting with more| deaths recorded in such accidents during the first four months of 1965 than during the ness of the latest attempts. Prime factor in nearly half of the wrong way accidents is liquor. Many of the drivers are drunk or have been drinking before moving out onto the freeway against the flow of traffic. Blood tests of killed and injured drivers have revealed that more than one third were either drunk or marginal. Another 10 per cent to 20 per cent had I been drinking enough to register some alcohol in the blood. The second known factor the freeway and was weD rested. The freeway, two lanes, was visible for some di.stance Despite these factors I had to make an emergency swing onto the center divider at the last moment to avoid being hit. I saw the car coming at me but my mind simply refused to register the fact until it was nearly too late. Many other similar ca.ses have been recorded by llie California Highway Patrol. Recently is a badly shaken driver pulled first six months of 1964. i the response of the victims in i into the CHP office near In most accidents someone is'these crashes. The most com-j Bakersfield and related that he alive to explain what happened imon hour for wrong way acci-ihad just missed being killed in to aid police and engineers in i dents is shortly after 2 a.m. — a head on, wrong way accident, solving a particular driving: or after the bars close. i The man told patrolmen that problem. j At this time of night the free- he was driving behind a large But, in the case of the wrong'"'^J's ^''e generally not crowded.: truck and started to pull out to way freeway driver, both he ^ recent accident near; pass. A wrong way driver, and his victims are more than i Sacramento in wliich five per- drunk, was speeding towards likely to be killed in the crash. I sons were killed, there wcreihim in the left lane with a pa- The state's latest attempt at^""'.^ '•"'o ^ three-mile; irol car in pursuit, solving the problem was revealed'^''•'""^'^h of freeway three lanes; "I saw the ear coming at mo earlier this month. Specially de--^^'^''^ — V*^' ^^'^y h'"- ^^^'^ '">' """<' smip'y refused lO signed signs, larger and "with! What makes a driver who is react and 1 just kept pulling new color combinations, will be; on the freeway fail to react o"l- 'o pass," he said. The placed at off ramps to the free-i when another car comes at driver explained that at t h e ways. Ihim? Having lived through the, last possible moment he spotted Engineers are still experi-i experience this writer can re-i'he flashing red lights of the menting with special flashing'veal that the mind does not: CHP car and immediately reregister what the eyes tell it. j acted by pulling safely behind Last summer near San Luis!the truck. Obispo I was confronted by a! This occurred despite efforts ^ ...wrong way driver. It was short-! of the truck driver to warn the studies have uncovered lead en-!lv after noon on a clear, sunny motorist and the fact the wrong gineers to doubt the effective-'dav and I had just pulled onto, way driver and patrol car were I — I visible for half-a-mile. signals which would be tripped by anyone attempting to enter a freeway the wrong way. Two factors which their Lowrey, Fiorello honored by art entry sefecfi®ns CHAIN REACTION — Melvin Barker of Colton (third from left in coveralls) views his demolished auto after it was struck by a runaway boxcar and dragged more than 30 yards before knocking loose a fire hydrant. The ruptured hydront is visible just below the wheel of Barker's cor. (Facts photo) Coast guard recruiter m S.B. A Coast Guard Mobile recruiting unit will be at the U. S. Naval Reserve training center, 4th and Waterman streets, in San Bernardino on May 10 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to interview and select young men between the ages of 17 and 26 and prior servicemen for enlistment in the United States Coast Guard. Various specialty schools are available to qualified men. Prior servicemen in specialty ratings, if qualified, can be enlisted in the rating held at last discharge. Two Redlands artists received word today that their entries in the Eighteenth Annual Madonna Festival were among the ten selected by Mary Holmes, UCLA art lecturer to be discussed on the Tom Fransden Show on television Wednesday. Expect the Unexpected Officers who regularly pairo] the freeway suggest that the driver condition himself mentally to meet the unexpected. It is doubly dangerous to drive ,n Los .Angeles. Lowrey's entry' ^'^'^"'"P 'l^''^^ ^'"'^ 'hey ° ,, . .' \\arnpf! Whpi-p vnii m.'iv hp won an honorable menlion in;, the recent arts festival held by the Redlands Fh-sl Methodist , , . , ^ Church. In 1964 the local artist [ ''^^^-^y 'I'^^l you involved had a one man show of Batiks^ofore a tired person has time at the University of Corpus, Christi which resulted in .he' DospUo t h c gruc.omc sln- univorsitv purchasing one of the':"^"" °^ multi-death wrong I action at slower speeds. I h e Redlands High School art teach-i Batiks for its permanent art col '-l^'^^' ^"^''^f- "'^ Jl ^'^^f/." ""f: technique at the Instituto Al-""'"-'^ "^""''^ ^Hled or m- MENTONE-CRAFT^N mm By ROSEMARY CASSEL Facts Mentone Correspondent Phone 792-7119 Mentone C. of C. Meets Tomorrow The newly elected officers of the !Mentone Chamber of Commerce wnTl be revealed at the regular meeting tomorrow evening at the Mentone Women's Clubhouse on Tourmaline Ave The sealed ballots, which were mailed to all chamber members, will be counted during the meeting. Ed Caraway will preside. Community residents arc urged to attend the 7:30 p.m. meeting. There will be a general discussion of intere.st, and ideas and opinions from the floor are always welcomed. Pathfinders Plan Camp-Oi^t The Pathfinders, a group of young people from the Mentone Seventh Day Adventist church, have planned a camp.oul this weekend near tlie Wl. Palomar Observatory. They will be w-ear- ing the Indian outfits they made for the recent Union Camporee. and they will be camping at the state park there which is an old reservation of the Shoshone Indians. .A Forest Ranger will be on hand to give them a history of the area. Adult sponsors of the group are Mr. and Mrs. Ron McBroom and Mr. and Mrs. James Yoder. Rocket Flight Winners Receive Trophies Cubmaster Sam Kalm pre sided when Cub Scouts of Men tone's Pack 3 and their parents met for their regular pack meeting at the Mentone school. Den 2 was in charge of the openinr flag ceremony. During the evening trophies were presented to the winners of the rocket flight held at the Green and Joe Oliver received Bear Badges; and Service Stars were presented to Mickey Rocha and Mark Norrie. Den 6 was in charge of the closing ceremony. Assembly Church Plans Series of Work Parties With the first Friday night work party being so successful, members of the Mentone Assembly of God church have voted to continue the clean-up nights. Members and friends of Uic church will be meeting at the chmxh each Friday evening at 6:30 p.m., and refreshments will be served by the women of the church. Last evening a group of younj people from the Mentone Assem biy attended (he sectional rally of the Christ's .Ambassadors at the 1st A.sscmbly of God church in San Bernardino. Ellen Cowen is the president of the Mentone A.Y.F. M. H. Sponsler named clerk to supervisors S.AN BERNARDINO (CNS) A 13 - year veteran of county service was named Monday as clerk to the County Board of Supervisors, succeeding Rudolph Corona, who resigned recently to become chief clerk of the municipal courts of the county. Martin H. Sponsler, 44, an employe in the county clerk's office since 1952, was named to the Supervisors' post by V. Dennis Wardle. county clerk. Wardic said that he had been informed that morning that Sponsler was one of three top candidates for the job, out of :)0 applicants, cleared by the Civil Service Commission. For the last nine years, Sponsler has been chief clerk for the superior courts. He lives in San Bernardino, with his wife Mary and 19-year-old daughter. The new clerk to Supervisors has resided in the county since About People Armand C. LaJeunesse, Red lands professional photographer, has been honored by selection of his seascape picture entitled "West of LaJoUa" for hanging in the Annual Exhibition of Professional Photography bein held in New York City, May 2 to 7. The print was one of 968 accepted from 4,500 entries in the annual competition for professional photographers. alumnus, Sabato Forcllo were honored from the 287 art works displayed. Lowrey won a first place blue ribbon in liis division for his entry of a six foot high Batik, entitled, "Oriental Mother." Fiorello's entry was an oil painting of the Mother and Cliild in Uie round. Evelyn Gathings, area advisor for Redlands, San Bernardino, and Riverside, was al so represented in the show by an oil painting of tjie Mother and Child done from life model. The art show, titled "The Many Facets of Motherhood", is being held from May 2-9 at the Wilshire Methodist Church lende in San Miguel de .AUende, Jlexico, where he received his Master-y-Fine-.Arts degree in September of 1963. Teaching at Redlands High for the past 13 years, Lowrey received his B..A. degree from the University of Redlands In 1950. Fiorello graduated from Redlands High in 1956, and from San Bernardino Valley College in 1958. He is curren'Jy working at the Four-Star TV films company in Hollywood. His parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Frank Fiorello, reside at 757 W'. Crescent avenue. more people are killed or injured on city streets, short distances from their home, than anywhere else. •The widening of freeways and installation of such safety factors as chain link fence and cable dividers have helped keep them the safest driving area in the world. Quality ROOFING Since "1925" Sunset Contractors. Inc. 700 New York St.. Redlandi Phona 793-3234 Free Estimates — BanlE Termi Fellowship To i and graduated from high Install Officers j school and business school here. The Women's FcUowship of His salary to start will be S715 the Mentone Congregational,pcr month, with a top of S797. church will meet Thursday atj the church. Highlighting the 1 1 ^le^.ting of the Mentone Rotary p.m. meeting will be the uistall- ation of the new officers. Mrs. W. E. Powell will conduct the installation ceremony, witli Mrs. Dale McKee presiding at the meetuig. The newly elected president is Mrs. Warren Swan, and serving with her will be Mrs. Warren Clingman, vice-president; Mrs. Larry Marona, secretary: and Mrs. E. L. Danielson, Jr., treasurer. McCollums Visit in Long Beach Mr. and Mrs. Sidney McCol lum, 2610 Mill Creek road, and previous meeting. Receiving thejtheii- daughter, Sharon, visited gold cups were KeUy Way, 1st i in Long Beach this past week- place; Mark Norrie, 2nd; and' '— <'\^r,A Billy Childers, 3rd. Achievement awards were presented to the following Cubs: Scotl Hearth, Steven Cosby, Billy Childers, and Kenny Voss each received Wolf Badges; David Kahn and ^Celly Way were^ awarded Lion Badges; Stevciguest speaker at last evening's end with their long time friend, Mrs. Clyde Ruckman. Dr. Mountain Speaks To Rotarians Dr. Roy Mountain. Yucaipa '.'alley Veterinarian whose hobby is racing pigeons, was the Club. Dr. Mountain showed slides and told of various races, including a 600-mile race in which his pigeon averaged 42 miles per hour non-stop.\Although a few birds get lost a-nd some are caught by hawks, one of the worst dangers is the Cil sump. On a hot day the birjls will mistake an oil sump/for water and will not always be able to get out. He has had several pigeons return w^ith oily feathers. Dr. Mountain also told of tl'.e lofts, ranging from the very elaborate to the very ordinary, and of the sealed timing devices that insure exact departure and arrival lime. Phil Farrell presided at the 7 p.m. dinner meeting to wliich all Rotary wives had been invited. TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will find a ready market through Classified Ads. With any drycleaning order Get this high compression ball, sold nationally at $1.25 each, for only 50^ every time you use our nationally-advertised Sanitone drycleaning service. Available NOW. (Made in U.S.A.) LARSEN Cleaners 423 W. Citrus Ph. 793-3151 SAVES AT Savings and Loan Association Redlands Home Office Fifth St. & Citrus Ave. 793-2391 Fontana Branch SMI Wheeler Ave. 875-0902 or 822.2254 Yucaipa Branch 35034 Yucaipa Boulevard 797-0181 Beaumont Branch 725 Beaumont Avenwi »4S-315I

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