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t 4 - Wed., Mar. 11, 1959 Redlands Daily Facts JOSEPH HARVEY two and also Planners Tell County To Ask Zone Change If the county wishes to place its Redlands branch building at Center and Pine it should request a zone change rather than a conditional use permit, the Planning commission decided yesterday afternoon. The county confirmed last week that it would request permission to build on 3'i acres at that location and the City Council waived the usual filing fees. The matter was not scheduled until the Mar. 24 meeting, however, the commission was asked by Planning Director Sid Conner what type of action they would like to have presented. After deliberation, it was decided that rather than do "piecemeal'" zoning, the county should ask for a change of zone for administration and professional and that the master plan should be amended simultaneously, if the location is approved. Public hearings before both the Planning commission Mar. 24 and the City Council later must be held before a zone change can be accomplished. Mr. Conner told the commission that the complete story of the Ontario branch building was not stated in previous newspaper stories. He said that the area about the county building was indeed residential when the building w a s erected but that since then the district of 520.000 homes has changed to commercial on corners and administrative professional on the other. Variance Denied The commission yesterday discussed at considerable length a variance request by Donald Van Wicren to eliminate the provision for a loading zone in the alley behind the new building he proposes to construct on the northwest corner of Fifth and Citrus. Letters from Clifford Brewster and Lloyd Hulbert. property owners in the area, favored granting the variance, while the Imperial Hardware company said it believed loading space should be a requirement of all new buildings Robert Kahl also favored it. The letter from Imperial indicated it was still endeavoring to purchase adjacent property so that it can provide off-alley loading space. Robert Van Roekel, speaking for Mr. Van Wieren, stated that the building is designed for office use only, not retail, and that no load- ,-.g space wouid be required by the planned tenants. The eventual action by the commission was to deny the variance since it said only the City Council is empowered to enter into restrictive convenants running with the land. Commissioners James Butler and John Runkel had indicated it might be logical to permit the variance subject to a covenant providing that the structure, be built so that a loading area ~ could later be provided ifj any of the offices were later converted to retail use. In other actions, the Commis sion: Approved a lot split for D. Lowell Wells at the southeast corner of Citrus and University. Approved a proposed roof sign design for Empire Bowl on West Colton avenue provided the sign be lowered some three feet to comply with the city's sign ordinance. Granted a home occupation permit for Edwin M. Brose to perform electrical estimating at his home, 435 Walnut avenue. Mormon Church Calls Harvey To Canada A farewell testimonial meeting will be held Sunday evening at 6 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Sixth and Olive streets, for Joseph B. Harvey, son of. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Harvey of 179 West Sliger road, Mentone. Mr. Harvey has been called to the Western Canadian Mission District of the church. One of the largest, the district includes the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, the Yukon and Northwest Territories. The family plans to leave for Arizona directly following the meeting. They will visit Mr. Harvey's grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. William Pate of Pima, before go- j on to Salt Lake City, where .Mr. Harvey will take a week of special training before leaving for the Mission Home in Edmonton Alberta. BURY FRED STONE HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — More than 200 persons attended funeral services Tuesday for actor Fred Stone, veteran film and musical comedy star. Stone. 85, the crea- •ir of the strawman role in "The "Vizard of Oz."' died last Friday. PH. PY. 3-4331 1 TODAY - Show Starts 7 P. SEVEN ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS! Best Picture, Best Actor Best Actress and 4 Others RITA HAYWORTH BURT LANCASTER zrDEBORAH KERR ^ -DAVID NIVEN Plus This Action Hit! .».«.:>WIDMARK • uii COBB !,.. LOUISE • .... HOLLIMAN "THE TRAP" TECHNICOLOR' Senate Votes Four-Year Draft Extension WASHINGTON lUPI) — The Senate today overwhelmingly approved a four-year extension of the draft law after rejecting a move to limit it to two years. The vote was 90 to 1, with Sen. William Langer (R-N.DJ casting the lone dissent. Final approval of the bill came after Armed Services Chairman Richard B. Russell iD-Ga.-> told his colleagues they should "let the word go out from the Senate chamber that the United States means what it says when it says we must maintain the military strength of the United States." He said Congress could do nothing else in view of the Berlin crisis except extend the draft for another four years. The Senate beat down by wide margins an effort to cut the extension to two years and to set up a military manpower commission to study the draft and possible "alternatives." Senate approval sent the bill back to the House which had passed a similar extension earlier. In addition to continuing the present machinery for drafting young men aged 18 through 26, the senate bill would: —Continue the suspension of pre-Korean peacetime ceilings on the strength of the armed services. ' —Continue the payment of benefits to dependents of certain enlisted men. —Continue the authority to draft physicians and dentists. —Provide authority for the continued payment of extra pay, at the rate of $100 to $250 monthly, to newly commissioned physicians and dentists and S100 a month ad ditional pay for veterinarians. COUNTERFEIT POUND NOTE LONDON lUPH — Detectives from Scotland Yard investigated today the passing of a bill over a House of Commons bar. It was a counterfeit one pound note. Two Street Projects To Start Soon The widening and resurfacing of San Mateo between Highland ave nue and Walnut and of Fourth street between Olive avenue and Citrus avenue will be under way before the end of this fiscal yar, Director of Public Works John Jones stated today. In addition, the San Mateo-Cypress intersection will be completely rejuvenated and San Ma teo will be widened from Cypress north to the limits of Smiley school property. The work on all Ihese projects will be financed from State gas tax apportionments. Some $35,500 is allocated for all the work on San Mateo street and another $22,500 for the Fourth street work, according to Mr. Jones. Projects Consolidated The subject of street apportionments arose at the civic day City Council meeting yesterday when the city manager asked approval of a supplemental agreement with the state for the rest of this fiscal year. This agreement basically, consolidated several projects and will provide for the San Mateo widening by Smiley school and the Cypress intersection work which had not been programmed for this year. The Fourth street and upper San Mateo jobs were already budgeted for this fiscal year. The youth Council, chairmanned by Susie Simmonds as mayor, approved the supplemental agreement. Construction In May Mr. Jones stated today that the work on San Mateo street is expected to be ready to go to bid within six weeks with actual con struction anticipated in May. The link from Highland to Walnut will consist of considerable filling to reduce the grade at the Highland avenue intersection and will also include covering t h e storm drain on the east side to permit widening to 40 feet. It will "flare out" where it joins the Gordon Fields tract which is wider than the proposed link. Completion of these last two San Mateo projects will mark the end of a several-year program of improvement to the street which is designated as a major north-south artery. Additional widening may be done at some future time. Fourth Street Widening The work on Fourth street will involve eliminating the parkways to provide a full 40-feet street. This highly congested street will then have sufficient width to accommodate two full lanes of traffic and parking on both sides ofj the street. At present it is a ticklish proposition for two cars to pass when cars are parked on both sides. Mr. Jones said present plans calf for this project to be undei way in June after completion of the San Mateo work. In other actions yesterday afternoon the Youth City Council which consisted of Karl Phillips Howard Elliott, Tom Winn, Frank Budd and Mayor Simmonds, took the following actions: Deferred to the department of public works an oral petition by Mike Moseley, acting youth postmaster, requesting the city to improve Eureka street by the post office where chuckholes have been getting increasingly deeper. Authorized the director of public works to attend a two-day conference April 16-17 in Monterey for public works administrators. Sponsored by the League of Cities, it is the first conference of its kind. Lot Split Approved Approved a final lot split for John Hinkle for property at 1323 Fifth avenue, presented by John Murdock, acting youth planning director. Directed the city manager and police chief to take care of two parking tickets "for today only" issued to Councilmen Elliott and Winn while attending earlier youth day sessions. This was amended to include Councilman Budd and Paul Butler, acting city manager, "in case" they received tickets while the council was in session Agreed that Carl Reimuller might be allowed to transfer cred it for 23 shares of water stock at ready sold to the city to a new owner but would have to make specific request to the council at a later meeting. ALUMINUM DOME — George C. Forsberg, (standing) head of Redlands contracting firm, and Howard L. Holcomb, president of the National Orange Show, examine model of unique aluminum dome as they sign contract for structure's erection during 1959 National Orange Show, April 23-May 3, in Sari Bernardino. Contract was awarded this week to Forsberg and Gregory, Inc. for erection of dome in only five days during run of 1959 exposition. Dome is being constructed to house exposition's expanding International Spring Flower Festival. Dome To Be Constructed During Orange Show TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will find a ready market through Classified Ads. Mexican Players of Padua Hills LOCATED 1 MILES NORTH Of FOOTHILL B! -VD, CLABEMONT Trovador Californiano" — ENDS APR. 18 — MERIENDA follows each performance THEATRE — Wed.. Than.. Frl.. Sst.. Wed, Sat., DINING ROOM — Dill; ciccpt Monday. Reservations advisable NAtional 6-1288 PACIFIC DRIVE-IN THEATRES SAM UaMAMtNO V. TM-CITY! DRIVE-IN H -mn «« brt* tmm I *WL«*tH PY R-0777 'I Science Fiction Thrills 'THE GIANT BEHEMOTH" Co-Hit — "Arsen For Hire" Giant Spook Frolic Friday 13th IMHUUMm II IASEUNE OOIVCIN t\ 26653 Ineliat \\ Show Daily 6:30 P.M. Van Johnson - Jeff York "THE LAST BLITZKRIEG" Co-Hit — "A Good Day For A Hanging" vim tfKOO Who Has o BWMoy MARCH 12 — Elza Grisamor* Edward Six James Hepburn Loel Young George Williams Art Lynn . Paul Jennings, Sr. D. Wheeler Wayne Dunn Jack Surr John Kline Daniel Keller Guy Cortner Happy Birthday from 11 E. State Ph. PY M50S Badges reading "Official Sidewalk Superintendent" will be issued visitors at the 1959 National Orange Show, April 23-May 3, in San Bernardino, watching the ac tual five-day .erection of an aluminum dome of striking and unique design which will be construct ed by the Redlands contracting firm of Forsberg and Gregory, Inc. The dome — when completed with its front entrance structure and landscaping with a huge pool — will be the main exhibition hall of the exposition's rapidly expanding L"'ernational Spring Flower Festival. Contract for the erection of the 125-foot diameter, stressed-s k i n aluminum dome developed by Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical corporation has been awarded to George C. Forsberg. president, and Arthur Gregory, Jr., for their low bid of $210,352, Howard Holcomb, president of the National Orange Show announced this week. "Official Sidewalk Superinten-I dent" badges will be issued by the| contractors who are taking this means of publicizing their part in this unusual event: A huge shell consisting of 365 curved, diamond-shaped alumni- num panels integrally strength ened with aluminum struts, the dome requires no support other than anchoring piers around the perimeter and will provide a clear span, enclosed area of 11,500 square feet. "The dome, with its striking and unique design, will be a major attraction on our grounds," said G. Walter Glass, secretary-man ager of the National Orange Show 'It will provide a dramatic set ting for displays and give us greater flexibility in arranging exhibits." A crescent shaped entrance en closure containing offices, storage space and public facilities will be located at the front of the dome facing a landscaped terrace. Lighting fixtures will be installed to display the structure and to create artistic effects in the exhibits. These and other special features for the project have been designed by H. Pinkncy, landscape architect, and Leland Evison, A.I.A. Associates. The dome will be the second of its type constructed on the West Coast. The first was erected in January at Palomar College in San Marcos, California, for a gym-i nasium. Similar domes are being used in other sections of the country and in Hawaii for civic auditoriums, theatres, a bank, and an industrial facility. A 200-foot diameter Kaiser Aluminum dome will be built in Moscow, Russia, late this summer for" a cultural and industrial exhibition by the United States. Principal advantages of the dome are its clear-span construction. Its design :s based on complex geodesic structural principles and stressed-skin approaches similar to those used in the aircraft industry. Methods used to erect the dome are as unique as the structure itself. The diamond shaped panels are bolted together around a portable mast which protrudes through the center and peak of the dome's shell. As panels are added and the diameter of the dome increas es, it is progressively raised up into the air by a system of cables and winches operated on a mast. When the dome is completed, it is raised onto piers around the peri meter and anchored with bolts The mast is then dismantled and removed and the hole at the top is covered with ventilator panels. The dome. Glass explained, is the major unit of a $300,000 improvement program currently under way on the National Orange Show grounds. John Deere Co. Field School Under Way The field school for employes of the John Deere Company is underway" on the Live Oak Canyon ranch, owned by Palmer and Robinson on Highway 70-99 in the vicinity of the Live Oak Canyon road intersection. The school, which is to train the employes of the firm from California, Arizona,- Nevada and Hawaii, is given is six two-day sessions. It is primarily to familiarize them with the John Deere Industrial machinery. Early morning cLsscs are held in the city council chambers at City Hall. Today the heavy earth moving equipment was operating about a mile east of the intersection where it was knocking off a "hog-back" and filling in several gulleys. There are 10 in the demonstration crew and the classes aver age 20 per session, according to R. Stanley Hill of the San Fran cisco Office of the John Deere firm. The equipment includes 17 tractors. Other equipment includes an eight yard self loading carry all scraper, logging equipment, excavation equipment, tranchers backhoes, bulldozers, loaders, GMC Diesels, pipelayers and others. Visitors' days are March 14, 16, 21 and 24, to which contractors and public officials are being invited. The program is to continue for three weeks. Red Cross Drive One-Third Of Way To Goal Workers on the 1959 Red Cross drive are optimistically awaiting the report of the Residential workers to be made tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Red Cross chapter house on Chapel street. The drive goal is $28,839. It was reported at the luncheon meeting Monday that one third of the goal was reached. This report was made by division leaders at the meeting of the board of direct ors. Mrs. D. Glann Farquhar reported $2500 collected for the down town business section. Mrs. Park er Huntington, residential division chairman, reported $750: Samuel Sewall, special gifts division chairman. S1.&O0: and Mrs. Elmer Parks, advanced gifts division, $4800. Berkeley Chorus Here Thursday The .Men's Chorus of the Berkeley Baptist Divinity School Berkeley, California, will present a program of sacred music at the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel and at the First Baptist Churca of Redlands on Thursday. The University Concert is at 10 a.m. The Church Concert is at 7:45 p.m., in the chapel. This outstanding musical group is this year presenting concerts in Northern and Southern California The Chorus is composed of twenty young men and is directed by Mr. John Minter, Assistant Professor of Church Music at the Divinity School. The Chorus has presented concerts throughout the Pacific Coast and Rocky Mountain states and has appeared in many special programs on radio and TV. The Chorus will present a var ied program including anthems hymns, Negro folk songs and stu dent testimonies. The Berkeley Baptist Divinity School is a graduate seminary serving the Rocky Mountain and Pacific Coast states, giving grad uate training for the pastorate mission work. Christian education chaplaincy, and many other fields of service. It is affiliated with the American Baptist Convention. The public is cordially invited to attend either musical program Redlanders At For* Ord For Basic Training Three Redlands High school graduates are among the young men undergoing army basic training at Fort Ord. The group includes Private Rudy Garcia, Company A, 2nd Battle group. First Brigade, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dolores Garcia, 315 East Stuart avenue; Private Leslie W. Hebert. Company B, 11th Battle Group, Third Brigade, son of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Hebert, 1027 San Mateo street, and Private Rudolfo Serrano, Company B, 11th Battle Group, Third Brigade, son of Mrs. Conccpcion Serrano, 111 First street. They are at present undergoing the first cycle of basic training at Fort Ord. In this program they are being taught first aid, dismounted drill, map reading, rifle marksmanship, fundamentals o I infantry tactics and other military subjects. After completion of basic training they will be qualified to take Advanced Infantry Training or en ter a specialized course of Army instruction. CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN KARACHI. Pakistan <UPH The Pakistani government stepped up its campaign today against corruption and inefficiency in official circles. Under a new order promulgated Tuesday by President Moharrimed Ayub Khan, any official convicted of subversive activities, misconduct, or inefficiency may be suspended, retired, reduced in rank or dismissed, without right of appeals I farmers To Hear Dibble. Silverwood On Water Problem E. F. Dibble and W. E. Silverwood will be on hand at the next meeting of the Redlands-Highland Farm Bureau Monday. Mar. IS to discuss the all-important water problems of the valley. Mr. Dibble is a consulting engineer and secretary of the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation district and Mr. Silverwood is president of the County Supplemental Water association. Both are from Redlands. They will discuss the Feather River Project and the Orange County Water suit, according to Baxter Loveland, program chairman. A colored movie on the Feather River Project called "California Waterama" will also be shown. The meeting will start with* a potluck dinner at the Mentone school at 6:30 p.m. with the program portion starting at about 7:30. Everyone interested is invited, Mr. Loveland stated. Missionary At Alliance Church Special meetings at the Christian and Missionary Alliance church at the corners of Clark and Cajon streets 'will continue for the rest of this week. Rev. Herbert Clingen. missionary and teacher, will speak each night at 7:30 p.m. Everyone it invited to attend. Terrific Values ON MAYTAG Appliances-TV SHOP OUR COMPETITION THEN COMPARE OUR PRICES GENERAL ELECTRIC HOME LAUNDRY — DISHWASHERS — REFRIGERATORS MAYTAG AUTOMATIC WASHERS AND DRYERS HAMILTON AUTOMATIC WASHERS AND DRYERS MATHES HOME AIR CONDITIONING SYLVANIA THE FINEST NAME IN T.V. TRI-CITY APPLIANCE SERVICE 627 W. State Street Redlands PY 3-3730 Where Appliance Sales and Service Is Our Only Business Here's fcow-tipliiis Reddy Kilowatt 1. Fly kites in an open field, away from electric power lines and other overhead obstructions. 2. Be sure string is perfectly dry. 3. Never use wire, tinsel or metallic string. 4. If the kite catches in a power line, let go immediately. "LIVE BETTER—ELECTRICALLY** SOUTHERN CAIIFOKNIA COMPANY BURGESS & WHITE'S Prices Effective Mar. 12, 13, 14 HERSHEY'S SYRUP ^ 16-ox. Can *" 2 - 39' ALL PURE MILK Tall Cans (Limit 9 cans to customer) Sea Glory No. V2 can _ «• _ TUNA CHUNKS 5 1 Birds fye Frozen foods STRAWBERRIES 10-or. pkgs. 39* DINNERS Chicken, Beef, Turkey 49 < Carnation Brentwood ICE CREAM 59* y Gal. Hormel's No. 303 with Beans ^aw aflfcefajVf CHIU CON CARNE 3 89 No. 303 with Beans >°t> K3 25c—THIS COUPON WORTH—25c f_ OLD MANOR COFFEE 49c With This Coupon Only Expires March 15, 1959 a RIB PORK CHOPS 1 55c STEAK SALE CLUB _ _ T-BONE , b . gOc SIRLOIN V * Meaty • PORK SPARE RIBS 45« I 9 WH ITE FRESH PRODUCE Bananas. 2 »>, 29c Cabbage . . »> 4c Lettuce 2 heads 25c Stalk Celery .. ea. 10c PHONE PY 3-5911 for DELiyERY SERVICE Ws Give Orange Premium Stamps 20 E. CITRUS FREE PARKING

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