Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 19, 1965 · Page 34
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 34

Redlands, California
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Wednesday, May 19, 1965
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Hearst Castle upstairs tours now available Those fabulous rooms "upstairs" at the home of William Randolph Hearst are now open to public viewing. Even the friends and invited guests who frequented the ranch of the distinguished Cali- fomian when he was in residence at San Simeon did not see all the upstairs. Some saw none. And until last July six years after the division of Beaches and Parks opened the gardens and lower floors of Hearst Castle to viewing, budgetary and safety restrictions precluded public viewing of the upper floors. But now the whole of Mr. Hearst's La Casa Grande, except the unfinished and very modem "new wing" is available for those who journey to San Simeon. There is plenty to see. The upstairs tour, officially called the La Casa Grande Tour, distinguishing it from the Enchanted Hill Tour of lower floor and gardens, takes 70 too short minutes, during which the guide escorts visitors through such rooms and suites as these: The "della Robbia Suite", In which is located numerous and priceless terra cottas done in the late 15th and early 16th Cen- Rediands Daily Facts Wed., May 19, 1965 - 15 turies by the della Bobbia family of Florence, Italy. The Main Library with its ample collection of books, some of them collector's items, most of them reference works; but the thmgs to see are the collection of Corinthian, Apulian , and Etruscan Attic ware, the itables, busts, lecterns, chairs and other items. The Gothic Suite, Mr. Hearst's private suite, composing the very private quarters and the study and the board room to which Churchill, Coolidge, Lindbergh, Will Rogers, and a score of other notables were invited, but from which others were excluded. The board room, or Gothic Library, contains a 5,000-book library, including hundreds of rare and first editions, a collection of gold vases and chalices. Here also is the only picture of Mr. Hearst in the entire home, painted when he was a mustachioed young man embarking on a newspaper career in San Francisco. The Tower Room, or Celestial Suite, built for Hearst's famed columnist, Arthur Brisbane. The Doges Suite, named because of the quartrefoil arches which dominate and are similar to those in the Doges Palace in Venice. The kitchen, containing what every kitchen should, only mora and in a bigger area. In between, other rooms, studies, entries and walkways will be seen. HEARST CASTLE - Doges' sitting room seen on the upstairs tour of the Hearst castle at San Simeon. GOTHIC LIBRARY - In Hearst San Simeon castle. DELIA ROBBIA SUITE — Bas relief of St. Joseph and the Child. Angel candleholders. At Hearst San Clmeon castle. Come on in — Summer's Fun in a BARTON PRESTIGE POOL For Further Information During the Day CALL OUR OFFICE: PHONE TUrner 3-7617 SAN BERNARDINO Evenings Please Phone FRANK TUCKER 792-4769; ""locally Ownei mi Operated" Tour information The tours are on a reserved basis only. However, tickets for tours which are not sold in advance will be available to visitors at San Simeon on the morning of the tour. The cost is $4 for adults and $2 for youngsters six to 12 years of age. Children under six are admitted free so long as they do not take a seat in the limousine. Reservation may be made by wpiting to Public Tours Reservation office, Department of Parks and Recreation, PO Box 2390, Sacramento. Only ten persons are on the La Casa Grande tour. They travel up The Enchanted Hill in limousines with a guide with each group describing the trip. Compared to the 53 persons in 'he downstairs and garden tours, this smaller tour enables visitors to acquaint themselves more intimately with Castle's splendor. IT'S HERE! THE COLOR TV YOU'VE BEEN WAITING • FOR * PERFECTED iMove/7 ANYWHERE! \ Willie Away the Hours During I Vacation Time With a PORTABLE ZENITH « with Zenith perfected HANDCRAFTED chassis for greater dependability, fewer service problems THE WEDGEPORT " Model 5315U Smart contemporary console in grained walnut color or grained mahogany color. ••••••• ZENITH PERFECTED COLOR TV IS BUILT BEHER TO LAST LONGER ••••••• Zenith perfected Super . Gold Video Guard 82 channel tuning system with 125 gold contacts for longer TV life. The Slim Line Series New lightweight, slim 19" Portable TV in compact cabinet. Charcoal color and Off-White color. All New Zenith Deluxe Video Range 82-Channel Tuning System. 17,500 Volts Picture Power. Monopole Antenna. Sizei 16-7/8" high, 22" wide, 12',i" deep. { NO MONEY DOWN - TERMS TV Prices Start at $144.63 (for Model M-1615-I.U) 508 Orange St. Redlands Phone 793-2743 Take Your Vacation The All New Way— In The '65 Mustang Hardtop You Can Own a Mustang for as Little as »2506" Delivered in Bedlands V/hen you look at Mustang's low price and then at all It includes as standard equipment, it's no wonder Mustang has come so far so fast. Take the Hardtop for instance. It's the lowest priced of all three Mustangs. Yet that low price tag includes inany luxury items, standard on all Mustangs, which come in other cars only at extra cost, or not at all. Mustang's Low Price Includes These Features as Standard Equipment! Individually Adjustable Deep-Foam Bucket Seats # Padded Instrument Panel • Full Wheel Covers • Choree of 6 Color-Keyed All-Vinyl Interiors plus 2 Cloth-Vinyl Trims (Hardtop, 2 plus 2) • Color-Keyed Woll-to-Wall Carpeting • Sports Steering Wheel with Bright-Metal Horn Arms • Cigarette Lighter • 2 Automatic Courtesy Lights • Glove Box Light • Floor Shift 3-Speed Manual Transmission • 120-hp 5-Cylinder Engine • Heater-Defroster • Front Seat Belts • Front Arm Rests • Electric Windshield Wipers • Safety-Yoke Door Latches • Curved Side Gloss • Wrap-Around Front Bumper • Bumper Guards Front and Rear • Alternator • "Sta-Ful" Battery • Ford's Famous Twic«-a-Year Maintenance Features. Wayne Gossett Ford 113 West Redlands Blvd. Redlands Did 793-3211

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