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Page 10 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA AMY 22, 1965 With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore Judge nullifies wrongful ban on subscription-TV By niling the anti-pay television proposition unconstitutional, a superior court judge cor- i-ects a flagrant abuse of California's system of making laws by public vote. By FRANK E. MOORE As a connoisseur of official meetings, I drove over to tfie University of California at Riverside yesterday afternoon to sample a session of tlie Board of Regents. No pedestrian that I met on the campus could tell me where the Humanities building was. However, the place of the meeting was easily recognized when Subscription telewsion is a legitimate busi- J ^^f^'' ^..'^.""P'? ^?^Bn stu- ness. Proposition 15 was a measure to l^ill it. carryingptclfet'signs."' It was hatched by the movie theater industry, There" were a tew beatniks put on the ballot by hired petition circulators, and "sold" to the public with a fear campaign. It carried 2-1 on November 2. This measure was a violation of the intent of the federal Anti-Trust Act, but for technical reasons the attack on Proposition 15 had to be made on Constitutional grounds. In defending the measure before the Superior Court, the movie industry—the ones who retained a monopoly over pay television—charged that Subscription TV was tlie potential monopolist. This classic case of double-talk was rejected by Judge Irving H. Perluss of Sacramento: "In tlie final analysis", he said, "the charges here made could have been made by the radio industry when television was made for the home and by producers of silent pictures on among them—beards and bare feet—but most of them looked lilce ordinary college types. Presently, I found myself being introduced to Dr. Ivan Hinderaker, Chancellor at Riverside. Watching the students he laughingly said that he had borrowed a picket sign, joined the march and had his picture taken. The sign read: "The University is not a playpen. Student government is not a sand bo .N." Those words were coined by Bob Holcomb who had been student body president until he resigned in protest against administration restrictions. '•I agreed with Bob's words so I had no objection to carrying the sign," he chuckled. Because the Free Speech that memorable day when Al Jolson appeared Movement demonstrations have on the motion picture screen and sang in 'The '"^de the troubles of the Un> Jazz Singer.' versity of California a nationwide news story, the UC public "Invention and progress may not and should information department now has not be so restricted, at least when they are to operate on a bigtime news cloaked with the immunity of tlie fundamental freedoms." Judge Perluss specifically cited the "free speech" and "due process" amendments as having been violated by Proposition 15. Two questions will have to be answered by of press-coverage ground rules further developments: ^° , ^ . , ^ ' Proceadmg to the designated Will the Superior Court opinion be upheld if door of the Art Gallery, i found the case is taken to a higher court? it guarded by two uniformed po- If the court erasm-e of Proposition 15 be- ^fj '"^^ , , ,, trirough a throng to the door, a comes fmal, can subscnption television actually representative basis. They had a press room yesterday which was organized in the usual fashion — typewriters, telephones, blackboards with last minute messages, and stacks of speeches, statements make a go of it? of the Free Speech Movement thrust into my hand a statement that the organization was demanding of the Regents an opportunity to be heard. The policeman let me in and I took a front row press seat and picked up my "home •work". This consisted of 78 figure out which papers were pertinent and would be needed as the meeting progressed. In front of me was a huge, oblong table. There are 24 re- Lessons of history Prof. George McT. Kahin told the "first national teach-in" in Washington that the United States has consistently failed "to appreciate pages of reports and documents the importance of Asian nationalism and to composing the agenda of the work with, rather than against, that powerful ^ ^"^^ ^''^ force." We drive nationalists throughout Asia into the Communist camp because the Communists ha\-e recognized what we blindly ignore, he gents"and all but two were pros claims. ont yesterday. A secretary also Prof. Kahin might spend more time on teaching modem history and less on charging the U.S. government with seeking to e.xtend our national self-interest in a part of the world wh.ere we don't belong. Lesson No. 1: No nations, no peoples, are free today as a result of Communist support in realization of their nationalistic aspirations. Every newspaper reader knows that. Lesson No. 2: The Spanish-American War of 1898 was America's first excursion into global "imperialism." The ensuing military occupation required years of bloody fighting before guerrillas were subdued. All of the moral char'ges and military arguments being directed against the U.S. in Viet Nam now could have been made against us in the Phillipines then. Today, the Philippines is a free and independent nation. Lesson No. 3: In 1945, the United States utterly defeated Japan and imposed its own ideas of how a country should be governed. Today, Japan is a free and independent nation, the most advanced in Asia and one of the most respected in the world. Far from being dominated ideologically by the United States, it is, as a responsible free nation should be, often an outspoken—but constructive—critic of American actions. Far from being bound in economic vassalage to Wall Street imperialists, it is a tough competitor. Foreigners may forget these and other ex- that she is accustomed to get- amples of America's "failure to understand na- {,^^s^,trtToVmininitf tionalistic aspirations." There is no excuse for Americans doing so. •Slightly on the Short Side fimCCt^TfC ASSIGNMENT: West Small air lines do a big job for Western U.S. By Neil Jlorgan Teletips TELEVISION sits at the table. As meeting lime approached, the Regents wandered in and for once no big-name person attracted any notice at all. Gov. Edmimd Brown went to his chair, at the center of the head of the table. Soon, Dr. Clark Kerr, president of the University, sat on his left, and Edward Carter, chairman of the board, on his right. As a group, the Regents look like important businessmen and lawyers. And, many of them are just that, Wr. Carter is the head of the Broadway Stores chain, and. incidentally, the man who really put over the Los Angeles County Art Museum Project. Ed Pauley, the big oil man, is known in Redlands through the days when he came here as a co-owner of the Rams. Norton Simon is the corporate genius and art collector who made international news recently by successfully bidding for a Rembrandt at a London auction. There are three women—Mrs. Edward Heller of Atherton who looked like a character since she was wearing Benjamin Franklin spectacles. Mrs. Dorothy B. Chandler, who is widely credited with getting the new Los Angeles Music Pavilion built, exhibited only one eccentricity — golden finger nails. Mrs. Randolph Hearst was brightly dressed and was soon to show The Governor rapped the gav- TOP SHOW: — 9:00, Chan. 11. France following her occupation tion." David L. Wolper documentary of the grim struggle of Frace following her occupation by the Nazis in World War II. 9:00 — Chan. 2. Secret Agent. Drake goes to Prague to find a missing British businessman. 9:30 — Chan. 7. Holly\vood Palace has Tennessee Ernie as guest host on final program of the first-run season. Guests are Edie Adams, Ann Miller, Jack Carter, O'Keefe Comedy Divers, Santos. 10:00 — Gunsmoke. Marshal Dillon travels to a nearby town to clear up a 12-year-old murder mystery. Redlands Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 76, lowest 47. California historical Landmark plaque telling 130-year story of the Spanish branch mission is unveiled at entrance of Asisten- cia on Barton road. List of needed city street improvements totaling $4,469,000 submitted to City Council. University of Redlands track squad captures team title at the NCAA Pacific Coast Regional Championships. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 69, lowest 55. Desi Amaz and Phil Harris gallery favorites although Fay Coleman of Brentwood cops Pro- Am golf tourney with 67. Gene Hinkle installed as president of the Bench Warmers. Bill Melcher wins Phil Dod• son I\Iemorial trophy at Y Circus. J. G. Chapman elected president of the UR Associates. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 59, lowest 52. Barton Flats fire burns some 540 acres and threatens new Camp Edwards for a brief period before coming under control. Mrs. Austin T. Park installed as president of tlie Contemporary club, succeeding Mrs. L. E. Mitchell. el, somebody made a motion, and the meeting was off to a racing start. In fact, they began so fast that Mr. Brown had forgotten to call the roll and they had to start over again. (Continued Monday) The Newsreel Union objections bring a lialt to the swapping of British and American rock-'n-roU gi-oups. It's too bad to have a breakdown in this program of cultural retaliation. The young man down the block isn't too sure about college but is pretty confident he will be accepted by the Amy of his choice. An injunction has been sought to halt the heavyweight championship bout, and just when sports fans were being aroused to a high pitch of apathy. The business community gives high mai'ks to those consumers who stick with one make of commodity. It will be nice in our obituary: "He was known for his brand loyalty." People today marry too young. A man should have a few years of di'iving a car before he has a wife to tell him how. "When I was a boy," the man at the next desk tells his children, "I went to a progressive school so you're on your own as far as homework is concerned." EfiBfS WOBL ® 1965 li, NEA, Inc. "I'd love to, Freddy, but as a federal employe I can't accept gifts from people doing business with our office!" SATURDAY EVENING 5:00— 2—Horse Race 5—Shebang 7—World of Sports 9—Movie 11—Movie 13—Lloyd Thaxfon 5:30— 2—Ralph Story's L. A. 4—College Report 6:00— 2. 4—News 5—Jimmie Rodgers 11—One Step Beyond 13—Rocky (c) 6:15— 2—Newsmakers 6:30— 4—News Conference 5—Leave It To Beaver 7—News 9—Movie 11—Riverboat 13—Marineland of the Pacific 7:00— 2—Sea Hunt 4—Survey '63 5—Rifleman 7—Sliivaree 7:30— 2—Jackie Gleason 4—Flipper (C) 5—Melody Ranch 7—King Family 11—Surf City (c) 8:00— 4—Kentucky Jones 9—Hollywood a Go Go 11—Territory: Underwater (c) 13—Treasure 8:30— 2—GiUigan's Island 4—Mr. Magoo 5—Kingdom of the Sea 7—Lawrence Welk 11—Aquaventure 13—Adventure Theater 9:00— 2—Secret Agent 4—Movie 5—Movie 9—Movie 11—France: Conquest and Liberation 13—Mystery Hour 9:30— 7—Hollywood Palace 11—Travelcade (c) 10:00— 2—Gunsmoke 11—News, Sports, Features 13—Movie 10:30— 7—News 11—Joe Pyne 10:45— 5—Movie 11:00— 2—News 4—News, Sports (c) 7—Movie (c) 9—Cerebral Palsy Telethon 11:15— 2—Movie 4-^ohnny Carson 11:30—13—Movie SUNDAY DAYTIME 9:00— 2—Camera Three 5—Adventist Hour 7—Story Time 11—Broken Arrow 13—Variedades 9:30_ 2—Silver Wings 4—Christopher Program 7—Movie 11—Superman 10:00— 2—Learning '65 4—This Is the Life 5—Alhambra Parade ll_\Vonderama \0 13—Panorama Latino 10:30- 2—Through Children's Eyes 4—Catholic Hour 13—Faith for Today 11:00— 2—Tottle 4—Movie 7—Beany and Cecil 13—Church in the Home 11:30— 2—Viewpoint 5—Home Buyers' Guide 7—Bullwinkle 12:00— 2—News 7—Discovery '65 11—Roller Derby 13—Oral Roberts 12:30— 2—Face the Nation 4—Capitol and the clergy 5—Movie 7—770 on TV 13—Social Security in Action 12:45—13—Reconciliation 1:00— 2—Pianoforte 4—Quiz a Catholic (c) 7—Directions '65 11—Movie 13—Voice of Calvary 1:25— 9—Golf Tip 1:30— 2—The Word 4—Confrontation (c) 7—Issues and Answers 9—Greater New Orleans 13—Cal's Corral and Rodeo 2:00— 2—As Others See Us 4—Existence (c) 5—Movie 7—Jlovie 2:30— 2—Friendship Show 4-World Concert HaU 3:00— 2—Political Talk 4—Sunday 11—Movie 4:00— 2—Musical Theater 4—Film Feature 5—Movie 7—Saga 13—News 4:30— 2—Repertoire Workshop 4—The Inheritance 13—Robin Hood SUNDAY EVENING 5:00— 2—Zoorama 7—Film Feature 11—Movie 13—Mike Hammer 5:30— 2—Amateur Hour 4—G-E College Bowl (c) 5—Invisible Man 7—Press Conference 13—Adventures in Sports 6:00— 2—Twentieth Century 4—Meet the Press (c) 5—Polka Parade (c) 7—Movie 9—AU City Track Meet 13—Rocky 6:30— 2-World War I 4—NBC Sports in Action 11—Room for One More 13—Movie 7:00— 2—Lassie 5—Curt Massey (c) 11—Travelcade (c) 7:30— 2—My Favorite Martian 4—Disney's World (c) 5—Special of the Week 7—Wagon Train 9—Movie 11—Far Horizons (c) 8:00— 2—Ed Sullivan 11—Liston-Clay 8:30— 4—Branded 5—Movie 7—Broadside 13—Bourbon Street Beat 9:00— 2—Twilight Zone 4—Bonanza 7—Movie (C) 11—Grand Prix Races 9:30— 9—Adventures in Paradise 11—Harry S. Truman 13—Dan Smoot 9:45—13—Capitol Reporter 10:00— 2—Candid Camera 4—Rogues 11—News, Sports, Features 13—Mantovani 10:30— 2—What's My Line? 5—Open End 9—Movie 11—Louis Lomax 13—Movie 11:00— 2, 4—News, Sports 11:15— 2—Movie 4—The Saint 11:30—7—ABC News and Sports 11:45— 7—Movie LOS ANGELES — As the big jets touch down like clockwork all through the day and much of the night at Los Angeles International Airport, it is hard to remember that most of the West is linked only by little twin-engine aircraft accustomed to rural landing strips and tiny airports. But the growth of the small feeder airlines around the West in the years since World War II has been linked closely with the unprecedented growth of this region. The names are known best to the people of small cities and towns: Bonanza, Frontier, West Coast, Pacific, and Trans Texas. Not long ago I sat in the Seattle office of Nick Bez, an old- timer who owns floating fish canneries in Washington and in Alaska, but has given more and more of his lime to his West Coast Airlines, which serves about 70 towns and cities between Calgary, San Francisco, Salt Lake City and Great Falls, Mont. When he showed me boarding figures for the current month, it was with an air of almost parental concern. BeUingham had boarded 64 passengers. Olympia, the capital of Washington, had boarded only 28 — less than one a day. Bez believes his line serves more small towns than any airline in the nation. He keeps at it in good cheer and deep faith and with federal subsidy. "The people will keep coming," he said. "Some days I think I'd like to give away a dozen of these towns that we serve, but then I remind myself that this is oxir last frontier." He would get arguments from some of the nation's other feeder line presidents, who seem convinced that they are operating in the nation's last frontier too. West Coast has grown steadily in the 17 years since it was founded, and recenUy has been getting a new look: a major overhaul of everything from its table of organization to the paint on the planes. There's a popular new "Jetbus" commuter service between Portland and Seattle. But it is West Coast which you take if you are flying into the country of Hell's Canyon or the Seven Devils Mountains, or if you are skiing at Sun Valley or hiking in Glacier National Park. You take Bez' line if you need to fly into isolated towns like Bend or Burns or Baker or Lakeview in Oregon, or Moscow and Lewiston and Coeur d'.Alene or Burley in Idaho. Bonanza is better knowTi in Southern California. Its routes are between Los Angeles and San Diego. Las Vegas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Reno. If you are flying into the Grand Canyon or Bryce Canyon, you are hkely to be on the sleek little F-27A prop-jets of Bonanza, which retired the last of its piston-engine planes back in 19G0. Edmund Converse is founder and president. .•Ml the feeder lines owe their existence to 'he significant con­ gressional action shortly after V.'orld War II which put 370 smaller cities on airline routes, moving Main Street toward the jet age. There are 13 local airlines operating now in the continental United States. Few of them generate enough passenger business to provide large fast planes or elaborate on-board service. But their service records are exceptional. In a recent year, 7 of the top 12 domestic airlines in terms of on- time performance were local airlines, and only 5 v ere the big trunk airlines. To make possible air service to small cities, it has been necessary so far for the federal government to subsidize them: last year by close to .570 million. It is the assumption of Congress that these airlines are vital in developing indu .slry and tourism for the generally isolated areas they serve. Pacific Air Lines is another of the lines familiar to Cali- tornians. It ranges from San Diego to Portland, but with local stops between the major cities so that the line does not compete with major carriers. You take Pacific if you are headed to Vandenbcrg Air Force Base or Paso Robles. to Inyokern or Palmdale. It stops at llary.s- ville-Yuba City, at Chico, at Santa Rosa, at Redding, at Eureka and Crescent City. The wildest region served by any domestic airline, however, is the Rocky Moimtain ridgepole flown by the planes of Frontier Airlines. Its president, Lewis W. Dymond, likes to note that while his region contains 30 per cent of the continental United States, it has only two per cent of the population. It is possible to fly Frontier almost from border to border: from El Paso to Havre and Glasgow in the far north Montana plains. Although such characteristics aren't measured, the Frontier routes seem often to provide the most turbulent air, catching the updrafts and downdrafts of the Rocky Mountain slopes. Frontier, like most of these lines, is phasing out of the workhorse DC-3, and rebuilding its Convair Liners with jet-prop engines. But still there is the charm of the lower-flying, lower-powered aircraft from which one can see the territory. There is no lovelier territory in America. One could spend three or four iays flying from border to border with Frontier if one sought to drop in on hard-to-reach mountain towns. One route from El Paso would give you stops at Alamogordo, Albuquerque and Santa Fe in New Mexico; Alamosa, Durango, Gunnison, Montrose, Grand Junction and Denver in Colorado; Cheyenne, Laramie, Rawlings, Rock Springs, Riverton-Lander, Worland and Cody in Wyoming; and Billings, Lewiston, Great Falls and Havre in Montana. Whenever I soar fast and high in the transcontinental jet, I feel slightly cheated. After all, how many of those towns have you seen? By Arthur Benjamin Anderson THE ALMANAC Today is Saturday. May 22, the 142nd day of 1965 with 223 to follow. The moon is approaching its last quarter. The morning star is Saturn. The evening star is Mars. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, English novelist, was born on this day in 1859. He was the creator of "Sherlock Holmes." On this day in history: In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr went on trial for "treason" in Richmond, Va. Burr was acquitted the following August of charges of plotting to set up a state independent of the U.S. government. In 1819, an American-made steamship, the Savannah, set out for the first transatlantic voyage by that type of vessel. In 1868, the great train robbery took place as seven members of the Reno gang held up a train at Marshfield, Ind. The robbery netted 98-thousand dollars in cash. In 1924, after the body of 13-year-old Bobby Franks was found in a ditch outside Chicago, investigation led to the arrest of Nathan Leopold, Jr., and Richard Loeb. A thought for the day: Plato said: "Human nature cannot know the mystery of an art without experience." This w-eek it's "Aly," a biography by Leonard Slater. The ideal of the "great lover" —the Don Juan, the Casanova— is nowhere so strong, so well recognized, as in the two countries that produced Aly KJian,— Italy and India. His mother was Italian, his father Indian. This indoctrination from two parent cultures rc,<:ulted in the character that startled .'America some years back, by publicly "rushing" Rita Hayworth, America's then-reigning love-goddess, —despite that face he already had a wife of his own. When he burst on the American scene he was already the talk of Europe, South .America and the Orient. He was the extreme type of the rich playboy. He besieged women—and women besieged him. He had his own airplane, used long-distance lines freely, and flew to an endless succession of dates all over Europe. The switchboard at the Ritz, in London, became h i s phone-answering agency. He would call in from this or that country to take the names and telephone numbers of beautiful or titled lady friends who wanted to talk to him. He was unique in one respect: he could do no wrong! By the standards of his people, the Is- mailis, (a heretic sect among the Moslems,) he was the son of a living successor to the Prophet,—wtich, to some members of the faith, made him a god. They loved to read of his racing stables, his friendships with the great in many countries,—and his avoidance of alcoholic beverages. Surprisingly, in World War II he served with distinction in the American army, under Henry Cabot Lodge. He was decorated twice. Lodge said .Aly was courageous, physically hardy. In the war, he was immensely popular with the men. The book quotes a vice-president of Olin Chemical Corporation, who said flatly, "Of all my friends, I enjoyed Aly the most. He was a real man. He had three qualities: physical vitality, hurnility, and love of people. Money meant nothing, to Aly." When, shortly before his death, (—he was killed in an automobile accident in Paris, in I960—) he served as representative of Pakistan in the United Nations assembly, the lounges buzzed with conversation about him. Everyone wanted to talk to him. As a result, he did a good job for Pakistan. In this biography you learn not only about Aly Khan, but about the south of France, the Moslems of Bombay, the titled "county" families in England— and (in the part dealing with Aga Khan, Aly's father,) about La Bella Epoque, that time before World War I when fashion and wealth were super-glamorous, progress was inevitable, and war was something you found in history books. This is a first-book by a man with twenty years experience in journalism. It is well researched, lively, well written. A subject that, in other hands, might be material for a movie magazine, is here treated with good taste, in an entertaining way. One Minute Pulpit I have applied all this to myself and .Apollos for your benefit, brethren, that you may learn by us to live according to scripture that none of you may be puffed up in favor of one against another.—I Cor. 4:6. Fame is vapor, popularity an accident; riches take wings. Only one thing endures, and that is character.-Horace Greeley. FINE WORK HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — During 1964 the Motion Picture Relief Fund disbursed almost S2 '/2 million for ill and injured show biz workers.

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