Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 4, 1965 · Page 16
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Redlands, California
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Tuesday, May 4, 1965
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REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA Poge 16 MAY 4, 1965 To prevent another Cuba in this hemisphere" When Fidel Castro was fighting in the mountains of Cuba, the' word never really got up to President Eisenhower that a Communist take-over was in the making. When John Kennedy, as freshman president, was faced with the Bay of Pigs operation, he botched it with indecision. The turn came when President Kennedy faced up to the missiles-in-Cuba crisis and called Khrushchev's hand. Now, President Johnson has shown that when confronted with a possible Communist take-over in the Dominican Republic he can act on the lessons of the recent past. Last Wednesday he ordered Marines to the strifetorn country for the stated purpose of protecting American property. By Sunday his advisors were unanimous in their recommendation that the U.S. should intervene wth troops. "I felt I could not hesitate," the Commander-in-Chief told the nation Sunday evening. What had begun on the island on April 24 as a "popular democratic revolution for social justice" had been seized by a band of Communist conspirators. Such a turn of events could hardly be surprising since Cuba is just across the water. The President reacted with sound doctrine: "We must use every resource of our command to prevent the establishment of another Cuba in this hemisphere," he said. While many Nervous Nellies will quickly attack the President for his bold action, experience has shown that "talk, consultation and delay" simply will not do in such a crisis. Many people always want to believe that America can choose between good and bad in international affairs. But as the leading world power, we are learning year-by-year that the common choice is only between bad and less bad. It would have been bad 1o intervene when Castro was taking over Cuba but that would have been less bad than lotting him do il. Viet Nam is a morass that will go on and on. Yet, to pull out is to invite new and worse ti'ouble from the emboldened forces of Red China. The Dominican Republic is a bad place to be because there is no end in sight to its troubles. As in Viet Nam, how can you foster a stable government where the people are lacking in economic strength, education, and e.xperience in self-ride? Once America gets into such a country, it is extremely hard to get out again. Yet, what is the alternative? It is to let Fidel Castro broaden his Communist sti-ength just off the shores of the Florida peninsula. That would not do. The wrong way driver In a recent report on wrong way drivers, the California Division of Highways implies that no one except a traffic engineer can do anything about it. Not a single word of advice is offei-ed to you — tlie motorist who may meet this man, head on. At the risk of practicing tlie profession oC safety engineer without a license, we offer what would appear to be obvious conclusions from the study: 1. Convince yourself you may have to make a split-second decision someday. Unless you limber up your brains for this contingency, they may fail to give you any message in the moment of msis. 2. Expect to meet Wrong Way Johnny on a freeway ramp. 3. If you use certain ramps often enough to make them familiar, study them. Is there any possibility whatever for evasive action? 4. Hold down your speed when leaving the freeway. That will improve your opportunity to take evasive action, if it is in any way possible. 5. Study freeway medians and shoulders as places of refuge. 6. Don't wait for impending doom. While your mind is clear, apply your mind to how you might avoid sudden death. 7. If you don't have to drive at 2 a.m., don't. That's when the danger is greatest from the befuddled drunk. The Newsreel A changeable spring is great for the utility companies, with people ninning the air-conditioner and the electric blanket at the same time. A report indicated that many American families have two homes, and some who are supporting their married children in college have three or fom*. The new straw hats for men are not only becoming, but look as though they'd be delicious and nourishing for breakfast with sugar and cream. The man at the next desk says his family are every-other-generation Republicans. The man at the next desk says he is willing to volunteer for the war on poverty if he can run the P.X. A Russian scientist says liis country plans to build a nuclear reactor twice as large as any of ours. We suppose this means it can smash atoms as big as a gi-apefruil. With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore As Californians become historically minded, they are fond of saying that we should preserve some of our older buildings. At Stanford University, t h e trustees have taken this plaint to heart. When new quarters were needed for the mathematics department, the interior of the Physics Corner of the Quad was gutted. Then a modern building was erected behind the familiar Moorish arches and the sandstone walls and a red tile roof was installed. Unless you inspect the premises — as we did Sunday afternoon — you would never suspect the change. In the 1890's when Stanford was built, high ceilings were in vogue in school construction. Today, air conditioning, acoustical tile, and fluorescent lighting have lowered the ceilings. Two floors can fit into the vertical space formei'ly required for only one. Intruding into the Alkcd P. Sloan Malhcmalics Center, we found that the old. creaky board floors have given way to waxed, asphalt tile. The walls which were once panelled with redwood to shoulder height are now sleek and in decorator's colors. Great squares of light are set in the white acoustical ceilings. A silent elevator seems more in the mood of a modern office building than a student center. Thus the reconstruction of 1964 is of a different world than the 1899 face which the exterior presents to the world. As new buildings mushroom from the ground at Stanford the unifying theme is the sandstone brown wall and the red tile roof. But the walls today are not put up by stone masons, using blocks of quarried rock. They are of concrete and are u.sually finished with stucco. Two conspicuous con,struction jobs at the moment are the School of Bu.sincss .^dminislra- iion and the Undergraduate Library. Thci-e is jjlcnly of work for the sidewalk superintendents Ici supervise these days. Stanford is a great tourist attraction. Sunday afternoon the visitors were more visibly present than were the students. When we dro'e by the Hoover Tower, a bus load of people from India — the women colorful in their saris — was moving toward the front steps. Everybody likes the bird's-eye view from the top. The chapel, however, casts more of a spell because there is nothing quite like it outside of Europe — the facade with its bright, mosaic murals and its interior elaborately decorated •with Biblical pictures. Is this cathedral-like edifice something the first-time visitor expects to find? Nationwide stories of student demonstrations hardly prepare him for the building Mrs. Stanford raised "to the Glory of God." The new and the old present bold contrasts on the campus, which, in many ways, still lives up 10 its olden n.cknanic, The Farm. .'\s you drive from Pain .Mtn out lo the Quad, the forest nl ornamental trees still stands on oilhcr side. There are no buildings there and the floor of the arboretum is green with wild grass. On Lagunita. the spring-time lake, sail boats have appeared. In a spanking breeze Sunday, the sporty little sloops were giving plenty of action. In the hills at the back of the campus, the mile-long apparatus for studymg the tiniest particles of matter stretches conspicuously through pasture lands. Where physicists will gain further insight into the secrets of matter, food is still being manufactured for man by the oldest known process. As they graze near the linear accelerator, the cattle convert green grass into New York cut steaks. Voting rights bill poses tough problem By WILLIAUI S. WHITE •: .pa* Teletips TELEVISION TOP SHOW: — 10:00, Chan. 4. "The Science of Spying." John Chancellor narrates a special report on ihe clandestine, highly technical and generally misunderstood practice of espionage carried on by our government and other world powers. 7:00 — Chan, 4. America! "Sccnicland U. S, A.", visit to Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Sun Valley. 8:30 — Chan, 2, Red Skelton, Red's final show of the season has Martha Raye as guest star. Redlonds Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatuers — Highest 65, lowest 51. Study on experiences of other communities which have swimming pool fencing ordinances to be made before City Council acts on a local pool fencing law. Estimated 1,000 diving Swifts invade home of M r s. Robert Lynn, 1'22 The Terrace, as birds enter house through open chimney damper. Total of 2,060 breakfasts served by Elks Club members at annual breakfst for community's youth. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 70, lowest 48. City Council names Wesley Brown, Jr., new chief of police, effective the second week of June. Evening AuxiUary of the Contemporary club elects Mrs. Lyn Wagner president for the coming year. Richard B. Cook lo be 19,55 Community Chest campaign chairman. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 63, lowest 41. Scores view exhibits at 15th annual Redlands hobby show at YMCA where more than 220 students display unusual collections. Bands and pep squads from the high school and UR to aid in "Stadium Stampede Day" tomorrow with 100 campaigners out to meet the stadium construction fund goal. Mrs. John Creatura elected president of the Evening Auxiliary of the Contemporary club. , TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will find a ready market through Classified Ads. mm mm TUESDAY NIGHT 5:00— 5—Shebang 7—^News 9—Laurel and Hardy 11—BiUy Barty 13—Lloyd Thaxton 5:30— 7—News 9—Mr. Ma goo (c) 11—Mickey Muuse Club 5:45— 4, 7—News 6:00— 2—News 5—Forest Rangers 7—Movie 9—9th Street West 11—Paul WincheU 13—Ruff & Reddy (c) 6:30— 4—News 5—Leave it to Beaver 13—Huckleberry Hound 7:00- 2—News 4—.America! (c) 5—Rifleman 9—Fractured Fhckers 11—Bachelor Father 13—Wonders of the World 7:30— 2—Ralph Story's L.A, 4—Mr. Novak 5-This Colorful World 7—Combat! 9—Movie 11—One Step Beyond 13—Wanderlust (c) 8:00— 2—Joey Bishop 5—Roller Skating 11—Movie 13—American West (c) 8:30— 2—Red Skelton 4—Hullabaloo Music 7—McHale's Navy 13—Science in Action 9:00— 7—Tycoon 13—Science Fiction Theatre 9:15— 9—News 9:30— 2—Petticoat Junction 4—That Was The Week That Was—Satire 7—Peyton Place 9—Insight 13—Expedition! 9:45— 9—News 10:00— 2—Doctors-Nurses 4—NBC News Special 5. 11—News 7—Fugitive 9—Championship Bowling 11—News 13—Pacific Wonderland 10:30— 5—Jim Backus 13—News and Sports 11:00—2, 4, 7—News 5—Movie 9—Movie 11—Movie 13—Movie 11:15— 4—Johnny Carson (c) 7—Nightlife—Variety 11:30— 2—Movie WEDNESDAY DAYTIME 9:00— 2—News 4—Truth or Consequences 'c) 5—For Kids Only 7—Pamela Mason 9—King and Odie 11—Jack LaLanne 13—News 9:15— 5—Tricks & Treats 9—Babysitter 13—Guideposts 9:30— 2—1 Love Lucy 4—What's This Song? 5—Romper Room Best 11—Best of Groucho 13—Guideposts 9:55— 4—News 10:00— 2—Andy Griffith 4—Concentration 7—Mike Douglas 9—Movie 11—Movie 10:15—13—Essence of Judaism 10:30— 2—McCoys 4—Jeopardy (c) 5—Movie 13—Guideposts 10:45—13—Guideposts 11:00— 2—Love of Life 4-CaU My Bluff (c) 13—Social Security in Action 11:15—13—Guideposts 11:25— 2—News 11:30— 2—Search for Tomorrow 4—I'll Bet (c) 7—Price is Right 9—Spectrum 11—Lunch Brigade (c) 13—Your Star Showcase 11:45— 2—Guidmg Light 11:55— 4—News 12:00— 2—Loretta Young 4—Let's Make a Deal (c) 5—World Adventures 7—Donna Reed 9—Drama '65 13—Robin Hood 12:25— 4—News 12:30— 2—As The World Turns 4—Moment of Truth 5—Topper 7—Father Knows 11—Movie 13—Letters to the Manager 12:45—13—News 1:00— 2—Password 4—Doctors 5—Ray Milland 7—Rebus 9—Movie 13—Movie ic> 1:30— 2—House Party 4—.'\nother World 5—Burns and Allen 7—Girl Talk 2:00— 2—To Tell the Truth 4—You Don't Say! 5—Peter Gunn 7—Flame in the Wind 2:25— 2—News 2:30— 2—Edge of Night 4—Match Game 5—Thin Man 9—9 On The Line 2:55— 4, 7—News 3:00— 2—Secret Storm 4—Everything's Relative 5—Movie 7—General Hospital 13—Rocky & His Friends 3:15—13—Felix the Cat 3:30— 2—Jack Benny , 4—Movie 7—Young Marrieds 9—King and Odie (c) 3:45— 9—Funny Company (c) 4:00— 2—Sea Hunt 7—Trailmaster 9—Jungle ll_Hobo Kelly (c-^ 13—Courageous Cat (c) 4:30— 2—Movie 5—News and Features 9—Astroboy (c) 4:45—13—Rocky WASHINGTON — Washington's intense preoccupation with crises abroad has largely hidden from public view a gathering crisis at home which vitally tests the sense of national responsibility of the Senate of the United States. The issue is this: Shall the bipartisan measure for Negro voting rights prepared jomtly by the Johnson Administration and the Senate Republican leader- sliip emerge at last as a fair, a tolerable and an enforceable measure worthy of a government which in the end must rest upon the consent of tlie governed? Or will a heretofore insatiable Senate group of big-city Northern e.xtreme liberals continue to insist upon hardening a bill already hard enough for moderate men to swallow? They can, if they choose, now finally destroy that consensus of reason which has largely prevailed. The simple truth is that even as it stands, the Johnson-Dirken bill would to an unexampled and profoundly worrisome degree let the Federal authority shoulder aside the ancient right of states and localities to ulU- mate home control of the election process. Even as it stands, this is a bill of revolutionary implications to some of the most fundamental concepts of nearly two centuries of American democracy. So revolutionary is it, indeed, that it would be quite unacceptable to the great American middle stream, entirely outside the South, if it were nol for one huge and patent reality. This clear, overpowering reality is that we face a condition of national disunion so savage as to compel men to put aside honest doubts about constitutional propriety for the harsh necessity to move against a threat of sheer racial anarchy. For whatever it may be worth, tills columnist, for one, could never, never back this bill except for this mountainous fact of life. But despite all the grave ques- © 1965 by HEA, Inc. "Ralph, what's ihe story on this siepped-up infiltration by Communists from the North?" LIGHTER SIDE Time to sell WASHINGTON (UPI) —News photographers lead hard lives, they keep telling me down at the darkroom, and I suppose in some ways they do. Press cameramen in Washington, for example, spend a lot of time photographing the activities of bureaucrats and members of Congress. 'Which is a job I certainly don't envy. Their subjects usually are involved in paperwork of some sort, and all paperwork looks pretty much aUke. This makes it difficult for the photographers to get variety into their pictures. Then there is always a chance that some truculent -witness at a congressional hearing will take a poke at them or try to break their cameras. These, however, are old prob lems with -which the photographers are accustomed to deal. A newer one has cropped up recently that I fear By DICK WEST tions involved, the ultra-liberals have been demandmg that the measure go far beyond protecting the right to vote. They have been demanding that it seek by mere Congressional fiat to strike down not merely unfaur barriers to voting but even the long-held authority of the states and localities to impose poll taxes for state and local elections. The poll tax in national elections has already been destroyed — by the only constitutional means, a constitutional amendment properly submitted by Congress to the stales and ratified by them. But these Senators of limitless objectives- men like Jacob Javits of New York, Chiford Case of New Jersey, Philip Hart of Michigan and Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts—have long sought to do by mere Congressional Edict against poll taxes in local elections what Congress itself has already conceded it could not do lawfully against poll taxes even in national elections. Now, the responsible Senate leaders—Everett Dirksen of Illinois for the Republicans and Mike Mansfield of Montana for the Democrats—have come forward with a compromise. Congress would abandon this absurd and Caesar-like proposal to set itself above the Constitution as it has been repeatedly interpreted. But Congress at the same time would provide for early court tests of all poll taxes. This is surely an adequate— if not a too adequate—concession to extremism. If the ultra- liberals do not accept it in good faith, they will have damaged a responsible resolution of a harsh and bitter national dilemma far more tlian could any number of Deep Southern resistors. For reasonable men simply will accept no bill that is even tougher, even farther outside the constitutional traditions of 200 years than is the bipai'tisan bill now at hand. (Copyright. 1965. by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) THE DOCTOR SAYS Polarizing glosses best in reducing light glare By Dr. WajTie G. Brandstadt i-nay be more than they can bear. It was pointed out to me the other evening at the White House news photographers' annual dinner. I spotted a photographer I knew who was looking rather downcast. Since it was supposed to be a festive occasion, I asked him what the trouble was. "They're killing cheesecake," he said. "Women, they're making a mockery of one of America's finest institutions." "Pray elucidate," I said, so he did. Ever since the invention of thje daguerrotype, he said, photographers have been snapping pictures of pretty girls in cheesecake poses. Especially in America. Cheesecake has become as American as apple pie. When a photographer took a picture of an actress, a beauty queea or some other attractive A reader writes that he wants to get tinted glasses to ease the strain on his eyes, which he finds especially annoying when he drives long distances. He wears glasses regularly but -would like to get his prescription ground into a pair of tinted glasses for driving. Recommendations from various sources as to what tint is best arc often contradictory and those put nut as advertisements ni;iy be misleading. The .American Academy of Ophthalmology h:is studied tliis matter and has ccincludcd that tinted glasses, although they reduce t h e amount of light that reaches the eye, do little to reduce the glare or reflected light that is the chief source of irritation and a definite hazard in driving. In driving it is essential to maintain the best possible \i- sion at all times. For daylight driving, polarizing glasses are best for cutting down glare. These can now be ground to your prescription even in bifocals. Polarizing clip-on glasses are also available at a much lower cost but are less satisfactory because of the added weight. Yellow tinted glasses are of special aid to hunters because they make fawn-colored animals appear more distinct by cutting out blue and green wave lengths. They have no other advantage. For all other purposes, including, driving, smoky grey is preferred as a second choice after polarizing .^(lasses. Tinted lenses should not be used indoors and should never be used for reading. Unless your eyes are diseased or are abnormally sensitive, such glasses should be ivorn only when the light is excessively bright. Healthy eyes, in which any re- female, tradition demanded that he pose her in such a way as to reveal a bit of knee and perhaps a flash of upper leg. This helped get the picture prmted and also added a measure of enjoyment to the photographer's work. "But now look what's happening," my friend lamented. "Just about every dame in the country is wearing her skirts at or above the knees. "Every time you shoot a routine picture with women in it, you get a few knees and a thigh or two. So nobody pays any attention to cheesecake any more." 1 tried to comfort my friend by reminding him that fashions are highly unpredictable. "In a few months," I said, "the upward trend in henihnes might reverse itself and cheesecake will make a comeback." "Maybe so," he said, "but if you own any stock in French postcards I'd advise you to seU." tractive error has been properly corrected, should be able to tolerate bright sunlight unless it is reflected by snow, water or sand. Do not, however, look directly at the sun, even for a few seconds. Night driving presents a different problem. Any lens, polarizing, reflecting or tinted, will reduce the light that reaches your eyes and to that extent make it more difficult to see details. It is especially dangerous lo wear such lenses at dusk or on a heavily overcast day. You should prevent glare inside vour car by dimming your panel lights. Never drive so fast you can't slop within the clearly lighted distance ahead of you. If you are bhnded by the glare of oncoming cars, reduce your speed and keep your eyes focused on the right-hand side of the road. HE ALMANAC Today is Tuesday, May 4. tlie 124th day of 1965 with 241 to follow. The moon is approaching its first quarter. The morning stars are Saturn and Mars. The evening stars are Mars and Jupiter. Horace Mann, pioneer American educational reformer, was born on this day in 1796. On this day in history: In 1886, 11 persons were killed and 70 wounded in the Haymarket Square labor riot in Chicago. In 1932. .Al Capone, vice overlord of the United States and listed by the Justice Department as public enemy No. 1, was imprisoned at Atlanta Penitentiary on income tax evasion charges. In 1942, the battle of the Coral Sea began, resulting in a major defeat for the Japanese fleet by the U.S. Navy. In 1963, Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York married Mrs. Margaretta (Happy) Murphy. A thought for the day: .Amer ican statesman Daniel Webstei said "Where tillage begins, other arts follow The farmers therefore are the founders of human civilization." One Minute Pulpit Then he said. Do not come near; put off your shoes from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.—Exodus 3:5. We treat God with irreverence by banishing Him from our thoughts, not by referring to His will on slight occasions.— John, English author.

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