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Local Notes Potted Plants and cut flowers, rose bushes, bedding plants at Furst Nursery, 843| E. Central. PY 2-3424. Littfi League Exsm All Little League players must take a required physical examination at 6 p.m. in the Elks Club basement The exam is free to all children in the Redlands school district A parent should accompany each boy. Tryouts will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Little League field. Treasure Tones Paint—Park Free SLop at Larry's Faint House, Winn Building, Colton at Orange. We give S. & H. Green Stamps too! Round Table Sees Slides Fred Auerbacher of Redlands, who recently returned after nearly two years in Vienna, discussed conditions there and showed colored slides at the regular noon meet-| ing of the Redlands Round Table today at Willard's. Past Ski Boat 1959 Apache M-ft. New low price. Herman's Marine, 320 East State, Bedlands. x Litterbug Admonished Will the man driving the shiny new black Ford sedan with white sidewaii tires who was seen dropping a white kitten in the middle of busy West Highland avenue Monday evening, please find a more humane way to dispose of his unwanted pets? If more remain in the litter, suggest a classified ad. That worked for the last one he evidently left at the same location several weeks ago. The ad failing, suggest an appointment with the vet Counseling Service Sponsored by Alliance Men's Group. For appointment, PY 2-1932. Council Approves Out Of City Water Deal Possible annexation once again became a firm part of the issue of water connections for outside-city properties west to Alabama street as the City Council today granted two connections to Gus Deshler. One of these would be for an office building on Alabama street just south of Highway 99, and the other would be for his own office on Highway 99 east of Alabama In return, he agreed to trade Christian Science Reading Room in Masonic building, 131 Cajon open to public week days 9 to 5 Wednesdays 6:30 to 7:45. Cox Funeral Funeral sen-ices for Mrs. Lucy Louise Cox were held Monday at 10:00 a.m. from Emmerson Redlands chapel. Rev. Andrew Young, pastor of the Nazarene church, officiated. Pallbearers were M. B. Rich, Carl Howard. Gene Riddle, W. A. Benefiel, Bert Easterling, Norman Herring Burial was at Hillside cemetery. Firemen Called City workmen removing a tree near 1157 Alta street this morning broke a gas line and Redlands firemen were called to stand by until gas company workmen could repair the break. At 10:23 a.m. yesterday firemen were called for a washing machine fire at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Moor, 1327 Campus avenue. Damage was confined to the motor. New, Larger Wonderful Selection Check our Teen Department. Jack and Jill Shop, 213 Orange. Find Stolen Car Sheriffs officers today are in vestigating the identity of a stolen 1957 Chrysler Imperial which was found on Sixth avenue between Opal and Wabash streets in the Crafton area. It was stripped of wheels and tires. Probe Shop Lifters Redlands police have been busy checking on the reports of shoplifters in local stores yesterday and today. Easter candy seems to be the principal target of the shoplifters and small boys seem to be the principal offenders. Game Ends Redlands police investigating a dice game in an alley near 1022 Calhoun street found the game in full swing but no money was visible. The officers confiscated the "bones" as a precautionary measure. Youth Transferred Robert Foster, 18, who was injured in a two-car crash on City Creek road Saturday night, has been transferred from the San Bernardino County hospital to Kedlands Community hospital. His injuries were more serious than was previously reported. The injuries of Robert Peterson of San Bernardino, driver of one of the cars involved were found to be less serious than appeared at first. SELL IT TOMORROW With an inexpensive Classified Ad Weather Temp. 24 Sea- Eours son 37 TAKE GOOD CARE OP YOUR CAR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS . . . FREE ESTIMATE Mobil A DON SIGNOR MOBIL SERVICE-GARAGE mtgknr H t n. vi«w Mkril FT t-ilK 50 inches of a water entitlement per meter. This legal entitlement was one granted years ago to him and others who owned a well in the vicinity of reservoir canyon which was rendered economically unfeasible when the city developed its wells in the canyon. But in addition to these water entitlements, Mr. Deshler was required to sign an agreement that whenever any move toward annexation in this particular locality developed, he would favor it. Favors Annexation To this Mr. Deshler lent his wholehearted endorsement stating that he would like to see the area annexed "immediately" if it were possible. The Council indicated it felt an nexation westerly to Alabama street would make a logical boundary line for the city. This boundary would extend all the way south to Barton road and would include Brookside Dairy and the Dee and Walt Service station. Annexation, however, is something which inhabitants and owners request rather than the city. Annexation became a question in connection with the Deshler water request several weeks ago when City Manager Fred Workman posed the question "if we grant water connections to outside-city business sites, what other than fire and police protec tion and sewer service could we offer as an inducement for an nexation at some future time?" Parker Votes No The final vote on the Deshler request was 4-1 with Councilman Charles C. Parker registering the "no" vote. He contended that extension of water service to business property outside the city put the city in the position of encouraging outside business development, especially at this particular intersection. In other actions at an adjourn-, ed meeting at 8 a.m. today, the Council Still on water problems, agreed that they would not negotiate with the Free Methodist church for 32 inches of "B" contract water since it will someday revert to the city, such water has never been purchased by the city and n o market value has ever been set oo it. Bids For Pipeline Referred to the manager's office for study a series of bids] for pipe and installation of a water line to serve Grand Central Rocket company. The combination bids, ranged from a low of $28,200 to a high of $59,870. AoopSa a resolution*" urging the State legislature to approve a bill which would add one cent to the gas tax. This would be split .6 for cities and .4 for the county and could be used on streets other than major dty streets. It was estimated this could mean about $80-100,000 additional for Redlands street work. Approved a three-year lease at $50 per year for permission to graze cattle on city property south of Mill creek road in the upper Men tone area. Floral Plunge Filter Approved a recommendation of; the manager's office for installation of a filter system at Floral plunge expected to cost about $6500. In conjunction with this, authorized the calling of bids for the project and the negotiation of a 5-7 year lease with some private swimming club calling for' payment of about $2,000 per year in return for the added health measure of the filter system. Agreed with the manager's office that present planning for the new Little League field should'be aimed at replacing facilities only equal to what exist now because' of high maintenance costs but come up with a master plan for ultimate development of the some 10-acre site for some future date. Discussed briefly the purchase of an unidentified property within the confines of the civic center area and agreed to continue negotiations. Banana Crop Stolen, Tree Damaged While N. Glen Hull was awaiting his banana crop to ripen, vandals stole the bananas and damaged the tree. The crop, his first, favored by a mild winter was being observed as it developed by neighbors and friends at 62* West Olive avenue. A picture of Mr. Hull and his 24 bananas on the tree appeared in the Facts only a week ago. Police listed the damage to his property at $50. E. L Truesdail Hit By Car On Olive Avenue Ernest L. Truesdail, long time resident of Redlands, was struck by a car today at approximately! 1:45 p.m. while crossing at the intersection of Olive avenue and Nordina street. Although the full extent of his injuries were not determined by press time, his only external injury was a cut over his eyebrow and he did not appear seriously injured, according to officials Driver of the vehicle which struck him was William D Rodgers, 62, of 1118 East Lugonia avenue. Police were still investi gating the details of the accident. Mr. Truesdail came to Redlands about 50 years ago, purchasing the Citrograph Publishing com pany which he operated until 1945, when he sold it to Richard Caudle. His home is three blocks south of the scene of the accident at 424 La Verne street. Vital Records BIRTHS FRANCIS — Bora, in Loma Lin da, Calif., March 18, 1959, at Loma Linda hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Thelbert D. Francis, 33619 Reedywood Lane, Yucaipa, a son. AVTLA — Born, in Redlands, Calif., March 23, 1959, at Red lands Community hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Avila, 226 High street, a son. GORDON — Born, in Redlands, Calif., March 23, 1959, at Redlands Community hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. John Gordon, P.O. Box 82, East Highlands, a daughter. . POOLE — Born, in Redlands, Calif., March 23, 1959, at Redlands Community hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Roma Poole, Arrowhead motel. Highway 99, Loma Linda, a daughter. RICHARDS — Born, in Redlands Calif., March 23, 1959, at Redlands Community hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Richards, 1333 Far View lane, a son. GRAEBER — Born, in Redlands, Calif.. March 24, 1959, at Redlands Community hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Graeber, 1412 Mira Monte drive, a daughter. State Real Estate President Speaks Here "Now is the time for action to halt the continuously increasing tax burden on real estate," said lames B. Clayton Jr., president of the California Real Estate As sociatipn. Mr. Clayton spoke today before a joint luncheon meeting of the Redlands and Yucaipa R e a 11 Boards at the Masonic Hall here. There were 100 present. Don Figgins, president of the local board, presided. O t h e guests included H. Jackson Pontius, executive vice-president of the state association. Real Estate Commissioner Wynn Savage of San Bernardino, and Harry Wilson, mayor of Redlands. Clayton urged realtors to make every effort this year to encourage increased expansion of industry in communities throughout the state, thereby providing employment and the necessary support of the tax structure so badly need ed in California today. He expressed enthusiasm over Governor Pat Brown's proposed program to bring new industry into the state and said that the association has pledged its active support of the program. The realty official said that the California Real Estate Association encourages urban renewal proj ects that are supported entirely by local funds. He stated that the association plans several urban re newal and redevelopment conferences in the state this year. "Urban renewal that uses federal and state funds tends to create irresponsibility and bcaura cracy, causing costs to soar and often resulting in the drawing of) plans for extravagantly beautiful out highly impractical projects that do not solve the problems for which they were originally plan- ued," said Clayton. The president of the association which represents 161 real estate boards in the state, told of the work of its legislative committee in studying measures designed to give citizens the right to approvt new tax increases and also to establish a maximum debt in California. Clayton also said that they were studying legislation which will offer housing to our growing population of senior citizens under the free enterprise system, thus providing them an opportunity t o maintain an estate and a place in which to live without state and federal subsidies. Commenting on the current busi ness trend, Clayton noted that real estate activity was at a high lev el throughout the state and that 1959 promises to be one of the best years for the industry in the state's history. Veterans Tax Exemption Change Passes Committee Probe Continues Into Death Of Norton Worker The coroner's office hopes to complete its investigation this afternoon into the death of Martin Groff 48, foreman for the Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co, who perished when the legs of a water tower under construction collapsed yesterday in the 27th Division area at the east end ofj Norton Air Force base. Groff fell about GO ft. when the steel structure crashed to earth, The work had progressed to a height of 80 ft When completed] it was scheduled to be 152 ft. high. The water tower was designed to give the required 60 lb. pressure at the division area. Datfi ri* WILLIAM G. MOORE. Publisher. FRANK C MOORE. Editor. Published every evening (except Sunday at Fact* building, 700 Brookside at Center. Redlands. California. Founded October 23. 1890. fleth year Entered as second class matter October 23, 1890. at the Post Office at Redlands, California, under act ei March 3. 1878. SUBSCRIPTION RATES On Advance) One Monta ,, , 1 Ul Three Mentis I.M •Ix Meoths _______ 1.11 One Tear U.M DEATHS SCHMIDT—Died in Loma Linda, Calif., March 21, 1959, Reidar Schmidt 10654 Amopolis. Loma Linda,«aged 33 years, native of Wise, and resident of Loma Linda for 25 years. Deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anita Schmidt, Loma Linda: his mother, Mrs. Anette Schmidt, Loma Linda; two children, Kerry Ray Schmidt, Kenneth Alan Schmidt Loma Linda, and the following sisters: Mrs. Glenn Martin, Loma Linda; Mrs. Paul Cox, Redlands. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at Emmerson's Valley Mortuary chapel Elder G. T. Dickinson, Elder G. Ray James, Elder Ansel Bristol and Elder John Pelt Jr. official-; ing. Members of San Bernardino Elks B.P.O.E. Lodge No. 836 and California National 'Guard Headquarters 224th Armored Infantry in charge of graveside services. Interment in Montecito Memorial Park cemetery. FOREHAND — Died in Pomona,] Calif., March* 20, 1959, Miss Elizabeth Mae Forehand, 1730| Clay street, Redlands, aged 31 years, native of Bates, Arkansas and resident of Redlands for 20j years. Deceased is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Forehand, Redlands; and the fol lowing brother and sisters: Luther Forehand, Redlands; Mrs. Charles Garran, Riddle, Ore.; Mrs. Vester Billings,. East Highlands Emily Langley, Redlands. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 1:00 pjn., at Emmer-j son's Redlands Mortuary chapel.' Rev. Andrew Young, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Interment in Montecito Memorial Park cemetery. Mcrrtress and Upholstery Needs & Repairs— BANNER Mattress & Upholstery m C«|en PY 3-5131 SACRAMENTO (UPD— A sen ate committee has done its part to save California almost six million dollars a year in taxes. The Revenue and Taxation Committee Monday approved a bill which would strip the property tax exemption from 80,000 veterans who did not serve in wartime. It also killed a bill which would have exempted prescription drugs from the sales tax. Sen. Luther E. Gibson (D-Val- Iejo) authored the bill to change the official dates for the end of World War n, and the Korea conflict to the day shooting actually stopped. Dugald Gillies, a consultant for an interim committee which Gib son headed, explained that the proposal would provide local gov emments with about $3,500,000 in additional property taxes. Gillies said under present law veterans who served for about If months after the end of fighting were eligible for a tax exemption along with wartime vets. The committee rejected a bill by Sen. Stanford C. Shaw (D-On tario) which would have exempted prescription drugs from the sales tax. Shaw admitted that passage of the bill would cost the state $2, 750,000 a year and would cost cities and counties about $900,000. But he argued that drugs were air "involuntary purchase" and hit taxpayers at a time when they were ill and least able to pay. V 1» COL. HARRY P. WHEATON Wheafon Now Full Colonel Harry P. Wheaton, son of Mrs. L. M. Wheaton, 623 Alvarado street, became a full colonel yesterday when he received his "eagles" from Maj. Gen. F. J.j Dau in a brief ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio. His promotion will be followed his assignment April 30 as chief, stock fund division, directorate of supply at Air Materiel Headquarters, Wright-Patterson the air force stated. He has been serving in the mission support division. Col. Wheaton was commissioned in the air force in 1943 and served in the Near East and Europe during World War II. He was awarded eight battle stars and the Bronze Star Medal wih Oak Leaf Cluster. He and his wife and two children currently reside at 5367 Bay-j side drive, Dayton, Ohio. Mrs. Wheaton is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Lytle, 415 Brook-| side avenue, Redlands. Mail Carrier Indicted For Theft Of Letters A mail carrier, identified by postal authorities as William Austin Lewis, 49, 50 North Buena Vista street, is under federal grand jury indictment for theft of first class mail. He is scheduled to appear in Federal Court in Los Angeles at some future date but now is at liberty on bond. He had been a mail carrier for 17 years for the Redlands Post Office. W. W. Lynch of the Los Angeles Postal Inspector's office said yesterday that Lewis was apprehended on March 3 with 10 unopened letters illegally in his possession. All were letters mailed to various charitable funds. No amounts ofj money have yet been stated the charge of theft, Mr. Lynch said. Following h i s apprehension, Lewis was arriagned before US Commissioner Alexander W. Staples in Riverside and the grand jury indictment followed, Mr, Lynch said. Mr. Lynch said the mail carrier] trapped with the letters b yj postal inspectors, following numerous complaints from Redlands citizens that their contributions to charitable causes were not arriv ing at their designations. Redlands Daily Facts .Tuesday, Mar. 24, 1959 - 5 Redlands Boys Send Kite Aloft 3650 Feet Record? Two Admit Hubcap Thefts Two young men entered pleas of guilty to petty theft in con ncction with the taking of hubcaps from cars when they appeared in Redlands Judicial court yesterday. Each was sentenced to pay $50, fine and spend 30 days in jail. The jail terms were suspended and they were placed on probation. They were Charles Rodriquez, 18, 1017 Columbia street, and Marcos Ramirez, 19, 1139 Lawton street. The juveniles that were ar -J rested at the same time over the weekend were turned over to Juvenile authorities. Grand theft charges were also filed on Rodriquez and the preliminary .hearing was set for April 10-. • He.»-alleged to have taken a car belonging to James L. Moore of Banning, March 13, police said. There's a Cortner Funeral Service For Even the Most Modest Budget. F.ARTHUR CORTNER 21 BROOKSIDE AVE. • PY 2-1411 Four Nabbed For Loitering When Redlands residents com plained about the loafers that for years had been hanging around the Southern Pacific railroad tracks the other day the police officers took action. Hauled into the city jail this morning on an old 'city ordinance which forbids "loitering" w ere four of he offenders. Although they protested that they were only "sunning themselves" the four face the revival of the enforcement of the loitering ordinance. Mother-ln-Law Of Mrs. Easley Dies Mrs. John G. Easley, 526 Brookside avenue, has returned from Missouri where she was called by the death of her mother-in- law, Mrs. Frances Virginia Easley. Mrs. Frances Easley, 95, died in Kansas City of pneumonia. She had fractured her hip in a fall February 28 and was recovering in St. Luke's hospital from this accident when pneumonia caused her death. She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Harvey Harrison of Clinton, Missouri, with whom she had been making her home; and two sons. George Albert of Morristown, N.J., and Walter of Lee's Summit, Mo. Her| son John, of Redlands, died April 1, 1958. There are also nine grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Two of her grandchildren are Mrs John Ferrall of Redlands and Mrs. Jeanne Easley Cheatum of; Del Rosa. Mrs. John Easley arrived in the east in time for the funeral serv ices conducted March 15. SELL IT TOMORROW With an Inexpensive Classified Ad No one has yet flown a kite to the moon but Dennis Kramer, 7, and his Bellevue road pals made a good start yesterday afternoon Beginning with a single ball of string he and Danny Stanton launched the "Man in the Moon" kite in a brisk westerly at 4 p.m. Pretty soon Sheldon Lindenber- gcr joined them. They added another ball of string. . *. and another. . . and another, until they had 3,650 feet. "Can this be a world's record?" cried Betty Grizzell. "I'd better call the Facts." The kite was so far out toward the moon, which was hiding behind a cloud, that the -Facts man couldn't even see it. Even the youngsters who had joined the kite derby by this time had to send written messages to the flying "Man in the Moon". This they did on scraps of paper. They would punch a hole in the paper, put it on the string and let the wind carry it upward. Eventually Dennis' dad, Henry Kramer, came home and hoping to get supper at some reasonable hour, started to reel in the kite He' was still winding string over the spindle when darkness descended. If Dennis can promote enough balls of string he may get hi* kite out the remaining 238,851 miles to the moon. The kite was an ordinary "store bought" type. The cross arm is bowed, the cover is paper and there is no tail. The Kramer family lives at 1613 Bellevue road. Danny is the son ol Mr. and Mr?. Daniel J. Stanton, Jr., 1554 Bellevue road, and Sheldon belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Stuart T. Lindenberger, 1532 Bellevue road. Two Enroll In Bible College Two Redlands residents are enrolled this semester in the freshmen class at LIFE Bible college, Los Angeles, according to Dr. Clarence E. Hall, dean. Mrs. Margaret D. Thayer and Mrs. Sharon D. Roberts, both members of the Redlands Foursquare church. Rev. C. L. Allen, pastor, are registered in the Christian education course in the Bible training center founded by the late Aimee Semple Mcpherson. Brooke Sawyer Says: You're a name not a claim number, when you have... When you have an accident or loss you can always count on us for prompt, friendly help. Our business success depends on serving our clients — so you can bet we take care of them whenever tbey need us. the policies with the RS: "Personal Service Brooke Sawyer Insurance and Rtal Estate Phone PY 3-2814 12 W. State ifingi 4TNA CASUALTY AND SUIETT COMPANY Hartford 15; CoraMcrtart EMMERSON FUNERAL CHAPEL DeSUTTER, Erchille Joseph Requiem Mass,, 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (today) St. Frances X. Cabrini Church BROILES, Mrs. Amma Y. 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (today) Valley Chapel CHESNUT, Charles B. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Valley Chapel FOREHAND, Miss Elizabeth V 1:00 p.m. Wednesday Redlands Chapel WARD. A. B. • 10:00 a.m. Thursday Yucaipa Chapel SCHMIDT, Reidar 2:00 p.m. Thursday Valley Chapel GACONNET, Michael Lee Services Pending Valley Chapel Phone PY 2-2422 BROOKSIDE AVE. AT CENTER ACROSS FROM THE NEW DAILY FACTS BUILDING Way out front in any style parade are these new spring suits with their trim, slim lines, their natural shoulder look on three-button models. Fabrics are lighter for California wear — weightless all-wools, tropical worsteds, and Dacron/wools. Choose from favored darker shades in plains, patterns, muted stripes, checks and plaids. Here in regular, short and long models. By Timely . . . $62.50 to $75 By Kingridge $59.50 to $69.50 By Merit . . . $37.50 to $55 Sport coats and slacks will be worn, too! Choose from slim three-button coats in lighter weight fabrics • — Dacron/cotton wash 'n wear and airy wool mixtures in stripes, solids, checks. Slacks to harmonize — in wool flannels, gabardines. Plateau worsteds, and summer-weight blends. Sport Coats Slacks . . . . $3150 to $45 $7.95 to $23.95 Wife Shirts Van Beusen "Century Vantage" — the only no • iron, automatic wash 'n wear cotton shirt with a patented one-piece soft collar that won't wrinkle ever, and dual cuffs. $5 laster Neckwear New slim styles In smart, ttty -to-tle materials. Colors and patterns to pleas* every taste! $1.50 and $150 r*e Men's Store 107 Orange Street-

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