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Page 16 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA MAY 20, 1965 With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore The lady peacock who thought she was a stork knew what she was doing after all. Our country correspondent, you may recall, reported that instead o£ building her nest in a sensible location she built atop the roof of his two-story house. He admits there was a splendid view up there and if you have nothing to do but sit on some eggs, maybe pleasant scenery makes you happier. But it was an awful struggle for him to climb up to the roof, straddle the ridge pole and to take her food each day. What really bothered him was Junior. How would the little guy manage to get down to the ground without breaking his neck, unless he stayed up there long enough to grow some flying equipment. Well, he needn't have worried. One morning recently he went out of his house and there, on Senator Pierre Salinger later added fuel to the ground, were Ma and Jun- Suppresslng early returns is the wrong method I In a doomed effort to keep early news reports of elections from influencing the outcome, the Legislature has now adopted a bill to suppress partial returns until 8 p.m. on election night. Assemblyman George W. Milias of Gilroy started cooking up such a measure on the eve- jiing of June 2, 1964. At 7:23 p.m., CBS announced that the Goldwater California delegation to the GOP convention was elected. Voting continued for 37 minutes in Santa Clara county, where Milias lives, and in four other counties. He believes the early news influenced Republicans who had not yet voted and contributed to the defeat of the Rockefeller delegation of which he was a member. the fire. He claimed that the early election returns in the Presidential election caused California Democrats to stay home during the final voting hours. Republican George Murphy beat him and took his Senate seat. The Legislature sways in the wind of every election. In 1960 the breeze was from the opposite direction. That was the year the Democrats thought they had carried California for John Kennedy. To their deep chagrin, the absentee ballots tipped the state to Richard Nixon. Determined to avoid such embarrassment in the futm-e, the Democrats adopted a fast election returns policy. They amended the Election Code to put the heat on everybody to tally the returns as rapidly as possible and to announce the results with haste. Now the Legislatui'e has backwatered. Under present law the polls dose in some statewide elections at 7 p.m. in some counties and at 8 in others. The Milias bill prohibits the release of any partial precinct returns until S p.m. In effect, any news of the trend of tlie election will be suppressed until all polls are closed in California. ior. How she transported the little guy from the roof to the ground he can't figure out. Donald and McKee had just been awarded a contract to build a new service yard for the Edison company, according to a 10-years-ago item appearing in the Facts Redlands Yesterdays column. Prompted by this item, we drove down to Tennessee and Citrus to see how the yard now looks. We can report that this facility is a model of its kind. In earlier times, it was expected that any industrial installation would be an eyesore. You weren't supposed to care how it looked because "it creates payrolls" and that was justification enough. When the Depression ended and business could think in positive terms, management began to take the view that plants really didn't have to offend the eye. With a little trouble they could be made attractive. In establishing its new service yard for the Redlands district. Edison look this idea seriously. They selected a location down in the orange grove district where adequate land could be had. The lot was then made as Soviets choose hard line in Orient By WILLIAM S. WHITE AFT&R ALL THES% YEARS Teletips TELEVISION TOP SHOW: — 7:30, Chan. 9. Special '65. "Blackpool Circus" Jo Stafford is hostess for a tour of England's seaside resort of Blackpool and a presentation of an international circus. 7:00 — Chan. 4. The Happy Wanderers. "Mexico on $10 a Day", Part 3. 0:00 — Chan. 7. Bewitched, "Remember the Main." Samantha's approach to political campaigning is too human to suit Endora. Redlands Yesterdays They can call it by any name they wish but this bill is a form of censorship. It has been approved on the mistaken theory that the trim as a home in the center means justifies the end. of town—cement curbs and gut- The correct policy would have been to re- sidewalks on both . J. J .1 1 f J- i c , • Tennessee and State, a lav^n. turn to the long-Standmg custom of Closmg landscape planting in front of , vvarren ji,uiou ana x.i the polls throughout California (except San the building, and vines on the 1^"'^^ °- veterans of Francisco) at 7 p.m. The e.xtra hour is a new ience along°State. ^'^'^^^^ department. Buildings were constructed of FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 92, lowest 50. Lt. Warren Elliott and Lt. colored masonry block, offset with blue trim along the top. These are placed in a blacktopped yard which looks as trim as the day it was built. Edison's yard would be a credit to any part of the town. In its particular location, it is the pace-selter. The new La-Z- Boy plant, to be located just across the street, will find a high standard to Hve up to. How do you find the Edison yard? Drive In the foot of North Center and turn left. If you want a little amusement along the way, watch the street name posts. As far west as Tennessee street you will find you are on "Stale Street" —the city name for it. But if you go beyond Tennessee, you will find that it. is called "Citrus avenue" — the county name. gimmick which proved unnecessary in practice. Few people voted in the final hour of No\-ember 2. Assembly Stewart Hinckley of Redlands proposed a 7 p.m. closing iwle in January but it went down to defeat in committee along with similar bills offered by other Assemblymen. Our Legislature can bottle up early returns of California voting but other states will not suppress their returns. In national elections, the Presidential victor will usually be known by 6:30 p.m., P.S.T. This will repeat the situation which Salinger claims defeated him in California last November. The age of rapid communications is here. The attempt of the Legislature to turn back the clock by suppi^ssing news at the source is an anachronism. It will not long stand the test of practice because it is wrong. New York holds the bag In luring San Bernardino county into under- Minilt^ Plllnit witing a 1969 World's Fair at the Orange "'"^ imiuit i uipii Show Grounds, the promoters exude confidence Do not be conformed to this that the venture will be a financial success, -^vorld but be transformed by the i 1. 4. f • • renewal of your mmd, that you If so, the county has nothmg to fear m going p,.o,,g js the wUl of bond to the tune of $13 million. God, what is good and accept- Presently, the greatest city in the counti-y able and perfect.-Romans 12:2. is holding a World's Fair. Tliere, also tlie ^^^^ promoters assured the public that tinancial sue- dream about the future. It will cess was certain. And why not — the most neither give you back the past capable managers in the country should be satisfy your daydreams, found in New York, the business capital of ]::^^, 17^^07°America. Dag Hammarskjold, former But in February the World's Fair Board of U.N, secretary general. Directors met and afterwai'ds reporters questioned Robert Moses, the chairman. According to the New Yorker magazine: "Mr. Moses told them that he doubted whether the Fair would make enough money to return the S24 million that the city had advanced against expected profits to make Flushing Meadow Park ready for the Fair, and also whether there would be enough profits for the promised improvements to the park when the Fair was over." The Newsreel Our fathers could never have dreamed of the possibility of the 4-minute mile, the 70-foot shot put or the hour-and-a-half coffee break. About half the people in Ameiica are under 25 years of age, and in the spring another 30 per cent think they are. One of tourism's basic problems is that tourists don't want to go where the toiu-- ists go. You can't go home again, if for no other reason than Quattlemeier's Pond is now Sunnyside Estates. Walking is wonderful e.\ercise, guaranteed to prolong your life, unless you try to cross the street. promoted to captain with Elliott to head new Investigation division and Pattison to head new Uniform division. Broken water main creates a crater 10 feet deep and about 15 feet wide at intersection of Texas and Citrus-State streets. Party of Redlands fisherman bring home 254-pound black sea bass hooked off Coronado Island yesterday. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest SI, lowest 54. Official special census count gives Redlands a population of 21.266. Karl Phillips elected president of the Redlands Junior High student body. Mentone Chamber of Commerce committee seeks public opinion on the proposed formation of a recreation district. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 81, lowest 50. Raymond Heeler, president of the school board, wins bid for re-election by 369-260 margin over Richard AUyn. Terrier 400-yard freestyle relay team of Tom Linane, Phil Seiersen, Jim Patterson and Larry Heim breaks national record with mark of 3:40.8. Chester Hartley of Redlands gets 20-year lease on land near Salton sea to process salt from sea water. TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will fmd a ready market through Classified Ads. BERRfS WORLO 9:55— 4—News 10:00— 2—Andy Griffith 4—Concentration 7—Mike Douglas 9—Movie 11—Movie 13—Guidepost 10:15—13—IntelUgent Parent THURSDAY NIGHT 5:00— 5-Shebang 7—News 9—Laurel and Hardy 11—Bilty Barty 13—Lloyd Thaxton 5:30— 7—News 9—Mr. Magoo (c) 11-Mickey jVlouse Club iQ-so-'o-McCoys 5:45- 4, 7-News 4-Jeopardy (c) 6:00- 2-News ^-Uo^'\^ 5—Forest Rangers 7—Movie 9—9th Street West 11—Paul Winchell (c) 13—Ruff & Reddy (c) 6:30— 4—News 5—Leave It To Beaver 13—Yogi Bear 7:00— 2—News 4—Happy Wanderers 5—Rifleman 9—Fractured Flickers 11—Bachelor Father 13—Passport to Travel 7:30— 2—Munsters 4—Daniel Boone 5-It's a SmaU World (c) 7—Jonny Quest (c) 9—Special '65 11—One Step Beyond 13—True Adventure (c) 8:00— 2—Perry Mason 5-World Adventures (c) 12:30— 2-As the World Turns 10:45—13—Guideposts 11:00— 2—Love of Life 4—Call My Bluff (c) 13—Mr. Merchandising 11:15—13—Guidepost 11:25— 2—News 11:30— 2—Search for Tomorrow 4—I'll Bet 7—Price Is Right 9—Spectrum 11—Lunch Brigade (c) 13—Your Star Showcase 11:45- 2—Guiding Light 11:55— 4—News 12:00— 2—Loretta Y'oung 4—Let's Make a Deal (c) 5—World Adventures (c) 7—Donna Reed 9—Drama '65 13—Rohm Hood 12:25— 4—News WASHINGTON — Any possibility of basic improvement in relations with the United States is being destroyed by one of the most profound miscalculations by the Russians s'mce they opened the Cold War. The Kremlin thinkers have fundamentally underestimated the American will to halt Chinese Communist aggression in Asia just as two decades ago they underestimated the American will to halt Soviet Communist aggression in Europe. Seen over the long slope, this somber subterranean development dwarfs such current crises as those in Viet Nam and the Dominican Republic. For going down the drain is an opportunity for a rival still incomparably less powerful than the United Stares to make with us some livable accomodation. President Johnson was not only ready to explore an honest accomodation. Perhaps even more importantly, he was strong enough politically and confident enough at home to carry it through. No President could ever do it without at least the toleration of American conservatives; this toleration Johnson clearly has. And the adventurism of the Red Chinese in Asia—at present, the invasion of South Viet Nam they are pursuing through the North Vietnamese — never wiU .be in the mterests of Russians. To the contrary, every Chinese advance in Asia is a Russian defeat. Until recently Russian informants here have themselves privately made no secret of this reality. .All the same, Moscow has now decided that it must not only go on giving a mixture of progandistic and military aid to this invasion because "a fellow socialist state" is involved. Far worse, Moscow has concluded that it need do nothing to press North Viet Nam to cease its assaults upon South Viet Nam as the pre-condition to moving acceptably to some conference table with the United States. All this is the substance of the highest new American intelligence. The first loser in the fatefuiry ham-handed Kremlin choice is North Viet Nam, which is really playing China's game more than its own. But the deepest loser is the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union is locked with Red China in a brutual struggle for the headship of international communism. Still, this same Soviet Union is allowing itself to become the tail to a Chinese kite in a continent which poses a far greater and geographically much nearer threat for the future to Russia itself than to the West. Why, then, this essentially absurd Soviet choice? The obvious explanation is simply that the Russians believe they dare not let the Red Chinese appear much "tougher" than themselves. Moscow is the demagogue who thinks he must show his constituents—the Communist sateUite ragtag and rabble over the world-that nobody can be more "anti-West" than he is. There is, however, a second, a tragic and probably an actually controlling explanation. This is that the Russians, not for the first time, have ludicrously overvalued superficial evidences of disunity in the United States. A shrill and on the whole a fatuously powerless minority of well-intentioned home critics of this government's refusal to submit to Communist aggression, either in Asia or Latin America, is being seen in Moscow as a real force capable of causing the United Slates to soften its line. The Kremlin, as usual, finds an immense attraction in the cliche-thinking of semi-pacifists in this country. The supreme irony is that many of those Americans who for years have howled that their government was not "flexible" enough to make true probes toward casing the Cold War are precisely those who have now managed to smash the very flexible approach for which they had called so long. This they have done by tirelessly telling Moscow and the world that the United States doesn't really mean it when it says it simply will not lie down Ijefore Communist encroachment. (Copyright, 1965, by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) 7—Donna Reed 11-Great War 13—Survival S:30— 4—Dr. Kildare 5—Boxing 7—My Three Sons 9—Movie 11—Bilko 13—Winston Churchill 9:00— 2—Password 7—Bewitched 11-Thriller 33—Dick Powell Theatre 9:30— 2—Celebrity Game 4—Hazel 7—Peyton Place 10:00— 2—Defenders 4—Suspense Theater 5—Nancy Wilson 7—Jimmy Dean 11—News 13—Vagabond 10:15— 9—News 10:30— 9—Playhouse Nine 13—News and Sports 11:00— 2, 4, 5, 7—News 9—Movie 11—Merv Griffin 13—Movie 11:15_ 4—Johnny Carson (c) 7—Nightlife 11:30— 2—Movie FRIDAY DAYTIME 9:00— 2—News 4—Truth or Consequences 5—For Kids Only 7—Pamela Mason 9—King and Odie 11—Jack LaLanne 13—News 9:15— 9—Babysitter 13—Guideposts 9:30— 2—1 Love Lucy 4—Moment of Truth 5—Topper 7—Father Knows Best 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 'c) 1:30— 2—House Party 4—Another World 5—Burns and Allen 7-Girl Talk 2:00— 2—To TeU the Truth 4—You Don't Say! (c) 5—Peter Gufin 7—Flame in the Wind 2:25— 2—News 2:30— 2—Edge of Night 4—Match Game 5—Thin Man 7—Day in Court 9—9 on the Line 2:55— 4, ?_News 3:00— 2—Secret Storm 4—Everything's Relative 5—Movie 7—General Hospital 13—Rocky & His Friends 3:15—13—FeUx 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 U-Hobo Kelly 'd THE DOCTOR SAYS If you dislike working, it's time to change jobs By Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt 13—Courageous Cat (c) 4—What's This Song? (c) 4:30— 2—Movie 5—Romper Room 5—News and Features 11—Best of Groucho 9—Astroboy 13—Guidepost 4:45—13—Rocky (c) LIGHTER SIDE By DICK WEST Combat compatibility « 1965 6y N£A, I»c. \ ". ..No embaisy raidSj, no Yankee Co Home!..." WASHINGTON (UPD-Down through the years, choosing a wife or a husband has always been a rather haphazard venture, with the accent on the "hazard." The precarious nature of the enterprise can readily be seen in the rising divorce rate. At present, about 25 per cent of the marriages in this country eventually fall down and go boom! This may have been what prompted a California concern called Human Inventory, Inc., to seek a scientific approach to matchmaking. It commissioned a psychologist to prepare a test to determine marriage suitability. Males and females both an swer 500 true-or-false questions of a self-analytical nature, such as "I am frequently the life of the party" and "I believe could adjust to life in prison. These are fed into a compu­ ter, which then decides what couples are right for each other. Maybe tlie system works, but I am inclmed to doubt that questions like that mean very much as far as ideal marriages are concerned. I have about concluded that the foremost consideration is whether the couples have well- matched fighting styles. My basic for this theory is a survey recently taken by Red- book magazine among 105 married women. The findings published in the current issue show that: —Ail but 4 of them have had fights with their husbands. —44 had been engaged in fights that involved some type of physical violence. —81 believe that fighting serves a useful purpose. —Each woman has an individual fightmg style. The survey tui^ed up sulkers, yellers. A few decades ago men worked 60 or more hours a week and still managed to squeeze a little fun out of life. Now. for mo.st workers, a week's work is 40 hours or less, .As automation is applied to more and more tasks, a further shrinking of the work week is inevitable. I am still a little apprehensive that for many persons this trend is fostering an altered attitude toward work. Truly fortunate is the man who has found THE ALMANAC Today is Tliursday, May 20, the 140th day of 1965 with 255 to follow. The moon is approaching its last quarter. Tlie morning star is Saturn. The evening star is Mars. Dolly Madison, the wife of President James Aladison, was born on this day m 1768. On this day in history: In 1902, Cuba became a republic as .American occupation under Gen. Leonard Wood, came to an end. Ill 1927. Charles Lindbergh began his flight from New York to Paris in the spirit of St. Louis monoplane. In 1939. Pan American Airways started the first regular air passenger service across the Atlantic. In 1963, the Supreme Court legalized sit-in demonstrations. A thought for the day—Author .Anne Morrow Lindbergh once wTOte: "The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it." snarlers, door slammers, drawer bangers, weepers, hard object throwers, soft object throwers, kickers, slappers. scr^tchers and several other int||bsting types. HKbands were not included in the survey, but they apparently use some of the same tactics. That bemg the case, it may be that the key to wedded bUss is combat compatibility. It is obvious, for example, that two sulkers would Ije mis- mated and that hard object throwers should never marry soft object throwers. On the other hand, snarlers and yellers are made for each other. They have positive responses without vocal competition. Unless a computer can separate the door slammers from the drawer bangers, scientific matchmaking doesn't stand a chance. a worth-while job to do and who enjoys doing it. If you don't enjoy your work, you are in the wrong line. It is all right to grumble a little now and then but, if you really want to quit working, you're sick. When I see some of our teenagers wearing large celluloid buttons with the slogan "I HATE WORK" I cringe. I can only hope that they think this is a huge joke and that they do not take this motto seriously. In the words of Thomas Carlyle, "Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness." What have our extra leisure hours provided thus far? The answer varies, hut in many cases they have made it possible for a man to take a second job so that he can buy a faster car. In the heavily populated areas that are ever expanding this leads to the frustration of traveling bumper to bumper and hub to huh. In other cases the new car has enabled the buyer to shave a few seconds off his race to a collision. The others increased leisure means more sodden hours watching violence on television. In this case it is not the diversion that is at fault but the use of it to the exclusion of the development of inner resources. Setting aside 20 or 30 minutes a day for contemplative thought or improving one's mind with great literature, music and art can heal a troubled spirit as no tranquilizer or miracle drug can do. Everyone should have a restful hobby, a place to pursue it and a special time for its enjoyment. The dictionary gives as one definition of "retreat" — a safe, quiet, secluded place. If ever each man needed such a place it is now. Many of us, in the turmoil that surrounds us, have actually become frightened of solitude. I believe we should try to recapture some of its healing propensities before it has completely vanished from the face of the earth. WHAT'S A PIGEON? CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (UPI) —The town board of this Buffalo suburb will decide June 12 whether pigeons are birds or poultry. A group of residents cm- plained that the pigeons are a nuisance and violated a town ordinance, but Edward Ma- drawski, president of the Buffalo Pigeon Racing Association, said the pigeons are birds and tlie town ordinance referred only to poultry.

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