Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on February 22, 1969 · Page 5
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•y HANK lOUE 1 LOST eaanx! i) TOMAKEHJtt, J MUST EEKft MEEK ly HOWIE I ewe UR fREftW. I'M WOT -mE WUD OP FCRSCfO VUHO CAM SMEAK. UPCW AJJYBOTV! RMllandt Doily Poet* Soluwfay, Feb. g. - 5 REMEMBER IBIS? It wu » U«. « ^iLr*?* ^ fS^SL^'j? completed the int MIII(O|I, anad«e^«rU fligW. retarabK to Fort y«rtt, Tex.. W hewi ifler tiBBC —. Gamblers plane searchers hold out little hope HAWTHORNE, Nev. (UPI)Search crews held out little hope today for survivors among 35 persons on a missing DCS airliner, even though faint radio signals were picked up in an area where the craft disappeared. New snow has fallen m the Sierra Nevada every day since the twin-en^e plane vanished in predawn darkness Tuesday on a "gamblers special" return flight from Hawthorne to Southern California. Officials feared the plane would not be found until the snow melts months from now, but the search will continue "as long as there's any chance," said Lt Col. James Helm of the Nevada Civil Air Patrol. However, he added, "the longer the search goes, the more hopeless the chance of fmding survivors." The wealc radio signals were reported Friday by the pilot of a light plane flying west of Inyolcem, Calif., and by Navy- men at the nearby Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lalie, Calif. . A spokesman at Hamilton Air Force Base., where the search j is being coordinated, said Air i Force and CAP ]rianes which jilew to investigate the radio I signals failed to pick them up. He said no link between the missing craft and the signals i bad been established. %m\fi ^whn ^n moy levy oil poHiftfon fines SANTA BARBARA. Calif. (UPI)-11ie Santa Barbara Harbor CommissioB is seekinf an ordinance to fine oO companiei up to $10,000 for every bird and fish killed by oil poUutioD. The commission Friday submitted the proposal to the City Council. The commissioD's proposal also seeks to: —Provide a 110,000 fine for I each day for every gallon of oil that polluted city waters. —Impose a $500,000 license fee on oil firms operating in Santa Barbara Channel where oil spillage might foe carried by wmd, tides or currents into ci^ waters. Countdown for Apollo 9 starts Free food stamps for hunger area Except for mineral rights, the city of Santa Barbara has jurisdiction of waters between the three-mile limit and the city lunits. However, city Atty. SUnley Tomlinson said he doubted if the proposal could be enacted ' • of many legal ob- C.'VPE KENNEDY (UPl)-^ _ . . The long countdown got under- because Iway today for the launch next, ^"^'^-^^^U, ^ Friday of Apollo 9 astronauts ^oast of SanU Barbara Jan. 28 James McDivitt, David Scott and seepage after the plugging and Russell Schweickait on an; of the hole created a huge slick .jk „ K:.-I ^.^v wWch reached 800-square miles earth orbiUl nusston to check ^^^^ Thirty-five mUes of I out ApoUo's moon landing craft Technicians began the prelun- inary portion of the count- Idown promptly at 5 a.m. EST. WASHINGTON. (UPI) — For the first time in history hungry Americans are beinf given firea food stamps. Agriculture Secretary Clifford M. Hardin announced Friday stamps will be distributed on an experimental basis in two South Carolina counties to families living on less than $30 a month. Families receivmg the free stamps will be able to redeem them at nearby grocers for food they cannot now afford. Impoverished families have .been required until now to pay 150 cents per person per month —but not more than a total of S3 — for stamps that a family of four could redeem for $58 worth of food. If the experimental program in Beaufort and Jasper Counties . 'goes well. Hardin said similar efforts might follow in other rural and urban "hunger pockets" of the nation. Hardin's order was made beaches were blackened crude oQ. Union Oil Co. Friday removed r—v~i — ^part of the cement used to plug _ The first item o* business was a the runaway offshore weU. I~^"J{,IP by Congressional legis- check of tee ApoUo 9 command A company spokesman said i^^^jy^rtoig the AgnTul- sWp and the moon landing craft; (he cement plug was being'^ it will carry aloft for a first i drilled out to a depth of 175 feet manned test m space. 'below the ocean floor in the The first day of the eount-jhope it would halt seepage. down was devoted primarily to' — 'checking the spacecraft systems TmiMMM aMMkAC and to loading the water into; inilUlin nTCinva the moonship's drinkmg supply. Vob astronauts, meanwhile, faced another day of gruelinf practice in two ApoUo trainea at the moonport. BirfA eonfrol pills for dogs I LONDON (UPI)-Birth con I trol pills for dogs will go on the i market next month in Britam. Research has been undertak' en by British Pharmaceutical Company on safe birth contrtd pQls fbr dogs, cats and other pets. A pill for dogs has been ! developed and will be offered to the public next month. I llie pill will be available only I through veterinarians. Beirs campaign advisors qw't LOS ANGELES (UPI) — The [campaign management firm handlmg U.S. Rep. Alphonzo Spk* of Rfo KALAMAZOO. Mich. (UPI>Mrs. Emogene Waling, who was 102 years oU Friday, says her recipe for keepbig fit is to eat lots of raw onions, jimburger cheese, smoked and pickled herring and to "live right" Bell's campaign for mayor pulled out Friday and blamed "irreconcilable policy disagree- menU." The natbnally known firm of Spencer-Roberts Associates contracted to handle the Republican mayoral campaign last fall. Neither of the firm's partners, Stewart Spencer nor William Roberts, wouM give details of the disagreement They said, {however, "we remahi convinced that Los Angeles leadership. We think Mr. Bell has an excellent chance to provide this new leadership and we wish him the greatest sue cess." good recovery KANSAS CITY, Mo. (UPD- Former President Harry S Truman, apparently maUng a rapid recovery from a case of intestinal flu, was switched to a soft diet today in his private room at Research Hospital and Medical Center. A hospital spdcesman said the next medical statement would be issued at 11 a .m. EST today. Officials said a soft diet "means real fbod" but no raw IfiruiU or vegetables. Truman retired early Friday night and a nurse reported he is "resting comfortably." He has a nurse in his room constantly. Mrs. Bess IVuman .ture Department to spend up to I $45 milUon during fiscal 1969 on programs to end "general (and) I continued hunger." Hardin indicated the free I stamp program is the first step in a Nixon Admmistration plan to recommend broadened government efforts to eliminate malnutrition. Details will be announced later, he said. Chesf Bocird fo meet The first meeting of the Redlands Community Chest under the newly elected chairmanship of Dr. Gnbert L. Brown will be 'held Monday noon in the Sebod Board room. Accordmg to James A. Youngberg, executive director, new members win be intro- board _ I duced, appointments of standmg . - - committees will be announced home to Independence after; and the current financial prob- ,J^^^ herjiems of the Red Cross wiU be husband She idanned to return among items discussed at the to the hoqiiUl eariy today. meeting Hospital officials said the 84- * year-old Tinman's stay hi the hospital was precautionaiy because of his age and past medical history. His condition coothsnes to improve, officials said, and he is expected to be released in a "few days." Dope biiiiiMl TIJUANA, Mexico (UPI)— Mexican authorities burned 11 tons of marijuana and nme million pep pilk Thursday after numerous raida in the Kjuana area. Frarii CNtd WHATPOYWIH/MIC? ElTHeB ABE INDIANS PtAVlMS WEATHER VANE.'

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