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12-Mar\26,1959 Redlands Daily Facts JDaUu What Is the Game of the Rockefeller Early Birds? Although Nelson Rockefeller has not been governor of New York long enough to show his mettle, a Los Angeles Rockefeller-for-President boomlet was launched this week. "We lccognize the governor of New York as the one current political leader in our country who is competent to lead us through the hazardous period ahead," declared Charles Lewsadder, the Los Angeles County director of the new group. Rockefeller may turn out to be a man who meets Lewsadder's optimistic appraisal. But as of today, the estimate of the New York governor is premature. Then what's the hurry? This could be an anti-Nixon, Republican movement in disguise. One of the truisms of politics is that "you can't beat somebody with nobody." If a Republican wants to be against the vice- president, then he has to be for somebody else. The rule is that in such circumstances, the political operator is for the next-strongest man in the field. The other truism is that the rewards for being the first aboard the bandwagon are the highest rewards. Lyle Wilson developed that theme in the Facts the other day, recalling the men who staked Jim Farley's early-bird, delegate-pledging trip on behalf of Franklin Roosevelt Woodin and Morgenthau both landed cabinet jobs. That the Angelenos will he as effective on behalf of Rockefeller, as Farley was effective on behalf of FDR. seems most unlikely. In June 1960 Nixon will enter the California Republican Presidential Primary and will certainly win. Rockefeller wouldn't risk a showdown in this state with Nixon because he could only lose. Political discretion will keep him from seeking the delegation of the vice-president's home state. Tha'. will leave the California Rockefeller-for- President boosters without a seat in the hall, and without influence on the delegates who will nominate the GOP standard bearer. The Prolific Automobile Foes of the California freeway system have recently been repeating a statement lifted out of the New York Times. The essence of this article is a claim that a motorist can't move across Los Angeles any more rapidly today than he could when he owned a new Model A Ford a generation ago. From this they quickly move to the conclusion that the freeway system in Los Angeles is a total failure. A strange conclusion! Los Angeles still has just as much traffic capacity on its city streets as it had a generation ago. People are just as free to use these routes as they ever were. To this street system has been added a four- spoke freeway system. This marvelous transportation artery puts a quarter of a million vehicles a day through the central hub. There is no such tremendous traffic movement through any common point anywhere else on the globe. Then what is it that the freeway critics leave out? They simply fail to admit that the automobile population of Los Angeles has increased phenomenally and continues to increase by the day. The present day street and freeway system is moving a colossal volume of daily traffic. As the system is advanced its capacity will much increase. Could it possibly be that the explosive growth of automobiles is part of the traffic problem? You'd never know it to read the freeway critics. One reason for this is that they all own automobiles—often two to the family—and are part of the problem of which they complain. The Newsreel Dr. Will Durant hopes to finish his "Story of Civilization" by 1963, if he and civilization last that long. The entire primary class in punning has been confined to the campus since suggesting that Khrushchev's admitted background as a photographer may explain his negative approach. The man at the next desk says he is not self- made, nor can he attribute it all to his mother or his wife. In fact, his life is more the kind of thing that would have been put together by a committee. Disneyland's increasing popularity as a honeymoon site is a tribute either to its many charms or to the age at which people are marrying these days. If peace should break out, suddenly reducing opportunities for federal spending, we can always go ahead with our plans for a tunnel to Alaska and a bridge to Hawaii. It's hard to draw any firm conclusion as to the trend of public morality. About the time Colorado legalizes bingo, Iowa prepares to outlaw water-skiing while drunk. An ideal Berlin policy, apparently, should combine firmness with a certain amount of give, like a good girdle. Bit by bit, scisnce comes up with little inventions that will make it possible for man to travel to the moon—solid fuels, heat-resistant nose cones, the battery-powered electric shaver. With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore By now the amateur photographers should be loaded with fresh color slides of the wild flowers, taken between Palm Springs and India. March is the month of desert flo'.vers. But this year, the flowers are a bust. The word from Jndio is that they would be happy to see you, but please don*t come down to the Coachclla Valley expecting to see broad carpets of verbena. There aren't any. Of course, if you have a selective eye you will see the usual accents of cactus color. These are widely scattered and make no mass snowing. The desert lilv. which can be so prolific at Easter time, is in hiding. Even the humble bladder pod is on strike. The natives attribute the drab season to the lack of rainfall. What little precipitation has fallen, has had poor timing. Wildflowers take offense at that. For barometer watchers — and the town is full of them — this has also been a poor season. "Look, the needle is down today — it ought to rain," they will say, learnedly. But each time a few clouds form overhead we get a wind out of the north to blow them away. Even if there were real storm clouds around, the barometer would often fail to indicate their intentions. Roy Simpson, the agricultural forecaster from Pomona, explained this publicly when he was in town the other day. "We are too far south," he said. "At this latitude we are often just on the edge of the storms. That's why the barometer fails to give strong indications here. "If you go north, say to San Francisco, you will find the barometer needle moves in a wider range." It is our firm conclusion that the story of weather to come is better told in our sky than by a barometer on the wall. What counts is the movement of the clouds. They should be blowing in from a southerly quarter — at least southwesterly and most fruitfully of all, from the southeast. When the weather really is stirring the clouds will strike the top of Mt. San Bernardino, gradually lowering as the storm moves in on us. They must thicken and blacken, and then the rain will come. Then how do you tell when the rain is through? Look at Cajon Pass. (Cajon means box in Spanish'. Then apply the local adage. "If there are still clouds in the box, there is more rain to come." When Ed Jury identifies Dr. Gerald Wooley as a man who was in San Quentin for a time, he makes sure to say it with a great big smile. No indeed. The Redlands den- fist wasn't a prisoner. He was a free man. working in the penitentiary by choice. As a novice just out of dental school he wanted to sharpen up his newly learned skills before going into private practice. There are plenty of clinical specimens in the Big House who are happy to be dental patients. It was on their choppers that he drilled. With a dry wit that hits the mark. Dr. John Slallings. the educator, cets a chuckle from the school board from time to time. After the trustees had heard about the panic response of some Southern California schools to criticism of their mathematics teaching he remarked: "First it was social studies. "When the Russiaps fired the first Sputnik, it was mathematics. "Next year, if they beat us in the Olympic games, then I look for us to have a crash program in track." Sharpen your spikes, lads! One Minute Pulpit And many charged him, that he should hold his peace: but he cried the more a great deal. Thou son of David, have mercy on me. — Mark 10:48. Mercy to him that shows it. is the rule. — William Cowper. "Can I Have the Help Wanted Section?" Teletips TOP SHOW: 8:30 —Chan. 2. Playhouse 90 takes a close look at some youthful products of the suburban middle class in "A Trip to Paradise." The teenagers of the original drama are sons and daughters of respectable, financially well-to-do families — good looking, well-groomed but ill- humored. Their irrational acts turn one youth's trip into a nightmare of conscience searching. 7:00—Chan. 2. December Bride. 8:00—Chan. 2. Zane Grey. 8:30—Chan. 4. Music theater. Genevieve and Jackie Cooper star in initial storv. 9:00—Chan. 11. Bold Venture. Redlands Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures—Highest 63. lowest 33. School board accepts Planning commission terms for closure of Fern avenue except believes schools should be required to widen Church from Fern to Citrus instead of to Central. Lek Von Kacsborg. Democrat, announces his candidacy for 73rd district assembly seat. U.S. Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel to speak in Redlands next week under auspices of Redlands Women's Republican club. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures—Highest 60, lowest 44. S. Guy Jones, UR chemistry professor and member of the original faculty, to be honored at recognition banquet prior to his retirement this year after 40 years service. Byron Spangler elected commander of the Redlands post of Veterans of Foreiqn Wars. Dr. Conway Snyder, former Redlander and prominent nuclear physicist, appointed by Fairchild Engine and A'rplane corporation as senior physicist on a nuclear powered aircraft project. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures—Highest 77, lowest 40. A Redlands Junior Odd Fellows lodge to be instituted Wednesday with charter membership of about 20 boys, advisor Dale L. Ferguson reports. Wife, mother and eight-year- old son of Marine Pvt. Hugh R. (Lumpy) Brannum. formerly with Fred Warine, arc residing at 915 College avenue, while he is in the service. Lt. Col. Robert L. Dougherty. Pacific Wing chaplain for the air transport command, lauds servicemen in South Pacific and urges everyone to write cheerful letters to them. SIDE GLANCES By Galbraith TV-Radio Log (c) Colorcast Thuriday 5 p .M. 2. 4, 8.—Movis 5—Cartoons 7—Texas Rnniren 9—J J Anthony 11—Topner 5:15 3 —Science 5:30 3—Rpport S—Boio 7—Walt Disney 0—Crlswell 11—Theater .1:45 9—Newi A p.m. 2. 4 13—News 3—Five Star Final S—Poneve 7—Annie Oakley *.—Pan Dteno n—i ~-,rt«"- r- TT >rrss 11—Jim Bowie 6:1.1 2. 4. S—News 13—Cal Tinner B:.7ft 2, £—I Love Lucv 3—Man Called X <—Curt XTxisev T~ New*. Snorts 7—Sea Adven. 13—Robin Hood 6:4.1 4. U—News 7 p.m. 2. 3—Dec. Bride «—rrth Valev Days 5—Movie 7—Annapolis 8—Sea Hunt <>- ! v.- r-scals 11—Wild Bill 13—Adventurs 7:30 ? — n»rrin*er 3—Price Is Rite 4—Sports Stars 7—Beaver R—This Day Errhanita 11—3 Stooces 13—Golden Voyac* X p.m. 2. 8—Zane Grey 3 7—7orro 4-10—Stpve Canyon &—Pacific Cnuade 11— Hiwav Patrol 13—Ski Show X:3ft 2. 8—Plavhse. 90 3-4-10—Music Thtre 5. 13—Movie 7_r> M i Mt-Coyi 9—Crusnder 11—Harbor Comm. 9 p.m. 3—Glencannon 4, 10—Closed Doers 7—Pat Boon* 9—Movie FHd«f» 7:00 a.m. 2, 8—Kancsroo 4. 10—Today 7:45 2. 8—News 8.-00 a.m. 2—Miss Brooks 8—Cartoons 8—Stars Hour 8:30 !—Am* 'n Andy S—Red Rowe 7—Reduce 8:45. 7—Milant 9:00 a.m. 2. *—Playhouse 4. 10—Doll ch Re Ml 0:10 2. K—Godfrrr 3. 4. 10—Tr^s. Hnt 7—Great Life 11 —TT'K T -alinne TO:00 a.m. 2. Love I.ucv 3. 4. in_prire Rite S—Rpd Rowe 11—Little Marjrie 10:30 2. 8 —Top Dollar 3. 4. 10—Concent rat. 5— Harry Babbitt 10:45 11—Led 3 Lives 11:00 a.m. t g—Lavs of Life 3. 4.10—Tic Tac Do 5—Romper Room 7—Married Joan 9—Film 11:30 2, 8—Tomorrow 3,4. 10—Could »U 7—Peter L. Hayes 9—Matinee 11:45 2, 8—Guidlnc Lit* 12 noon 2—Irwin Berk 3, 4.10—Truth, Con !V—Uncle Luther 8— Life w/Elizabeth 11—Sheriff John 12:30 2. 8—World Turns 3. 4. 10—Harls. BRS. 7—Play Hunch J p.m. 2, 8—Jim Dean 3, 4.10—Dr. Malone 5-Movie 7—Libera ce 11—Abbott. Costello 1.-30 2. 8— House Party 3. 4. 10—Tha. Roots 11—Bold Venture 9.-.10 J, 4, 10—E. Ford(c) 7—Roueh Riders 11—Secret Journal 10:00 p.m. 2—News 3. 4. 10—Groucho 5—Youth Court T—Music Beat 8—T. Derringer 11—News. Coatea 13—Tom DucRan 10:30 2-Movle 3—Detective 4—Masquerade (c) 5—Ad Lib 7.- 8—News 10:45 7—Sports 9—News 11—Movie 11:00 p.m. 4. 5. 13—News 3—Industry 7—Al Jarvls 9—Theater 11:1.1 5. 4. 8—T .icV Paar 5—L. Flnlev 13—Tom Dujriran 12 mlanirr 2, 9—Movie 12:30 4—Movie 8—Dallv Word 11—Movie 7—Shroud o' Turin 11—Dist. Atty. 2 p.m. 2. 8—Big Payoff 3. 4.10—Queen Day 7—Day In Court 13—April In Paris 2:30 2. 8—Verdict Tour* 3. 4—Count*- Fair 7—Music Btnito 9—Cookin 11—Steve Martin 13—Guidcpost 3 p.m. 2, 8—Brighter Day 3—Mareo Cobey 4. 9. 10—Movie 7—Beat Clock 13—June Levant 3:15 2. 8—Secret Storm 11—Theater 3:30 2. 8—Edge of Nl* 3. 7—Do U Trust 5—Gardiner 4 p.m. 2—Vagabond 3. 7 —Bandstand "i—OHoon* 11—Frontier Dr. 13—Movie 4:30 2. 4—Movie Thursday 5 p..... KABC—Air Watch. KFI—Ne.re. weath. KHJ-KNX—News 5:15 KABC—Weaver, KNX—Cnrr"U Alcott 5:30 KFI—News KHJ—Crowd! KABC— .Vmtcr. KNX—Tom Harmon KFI-KAEC-'KNX 6 p.m. KABC—Ed Morgan KFI—.lonrral KHJ—Travis KNX—Snorts fi:15 KABC—Daly, Harvey KHJ-KNX—News KFI—Sports 6:30 KABC—News RADIO KFT—Cltv Desk KNX—Music KHJ—Travis to 8 6:45 KABC—Sports KFI—Financial 7 p.m. KNX—Amos "nAndy | KABC—News ; KFI—News, Music 7:15 KABC-Music KFI—Melody 7:30 KFI—World News KNX—News, Answr. 7:45 KFI—Life A World KNX—City Editor S p.m. KABC—Browning KHJ—Ch'tertn to 12 KFI—Nite Line KNX—Tonlte, Walsh 8:15 KNX—Geo. Walsh 9 p.m. KABC—Browning KNX—News, Opin'n 9:30 KABC—Stero 10.-00 p.m. KFI-KABC-KNX —New 10:15 KFI—Man On Go KNX—Sports 10:30 KABC—Carroll KFI—Called Ufa KNX—Phil Norman 10:45 KFI—Music 11:00 p.m. KFI-KNX—News KHJ—Newswheel J 1:15 KNX—Merry-go-rnd. 11:30 KNX—Mus. til dawn 12 miffnifa KFI—Music Friday 7:00 a.m. KABC—Trotter KFI-KNX-KHJ— News 7:15 KFI—Hit the road KHJ—Martlndale KNX—Bob Crane 7:30 KNX-KHJ - News 7:45 KFI-KHJ—News 8:00 a.m. KFI—Hit the road KHJ—Cliff Engle KNX—Bob Crane 8:15 KNX—News KHJ—Martlndale 8:30 KFI—News KNX—Bob Crane 8:45 KFI—Turn Clock 9:00 a.m. KABC— Brkfst Club KNX—News KHJ—Crowell 9:15 KFI—Anriv Virgin'* KNX—Bob Crane 9:30 K^l -T-xdl." Oay KHJ—Crowell 10:00 a.m. KABC—Amechs to 1 KFI—True Story KNX—News, Happ. KHJ—News 10:15 KHJ—Tello-Test KNX—2nd Mrs. Btn. 10.-30 KNX— Dr Malone KHJ—Crowell 10:45 KNX—Ma Perkins 11:00 a.m. KHJ—Martlndale KFI—Bandstand KNX—Whisper. Sts. 11:15 KNX—Next Door 11:30 KFI—Notebook KNX—Helen Trent 11:45 KFI—New* • KNX—Entertai runt 12 noeMt KNX. KHJ—News KFI—Farm Report 12il5 KNX—News KFI—Voice Calif. KHJ—Martlndale 12:30 KFI—Life Stoiy KNX—Galen Drake 1 p.m. KABC—D. Csby. to I KFI—Matinee KHJ—Travis to 1 KNX—Godfrey 1:30 KFI—Woman In hae 1:45 KFI—Pepper Younf 2 p.m. KFT—Fein. Touch KNX—Linkletter 2:30 KFI—1 Man's Fazn. KNX—BUI Weaver 7:45 KFI—Dr. Gently 8 p.»- KABC—Carroll KFI—News KHJ—Crowell 3:15 KIT—Happy Time 3:30 KNX—P. Norman 41 p.m. KFI-KNX—News 4:15 KNX—Wvr. on Hn. KHJ—News KFI—Commentary 4:3* KHJ—Crowell KFI—News ASSIGNMENT: WASHINGTON History-Minded Congressman Locates Civil War Bakery By Ed Koterba WASHINGTO N—Rep. F red Schwergel iR.Jowa) stepped down into a manhole on capitol hill and discovered a bakery. Fred goes scrounging around for things like that after working hours, on week ends and Easter holidays. This manhole was under a courtyard on the west side of the capitol. The ovens have long been abandoned, but once they served 2,000 union soldiers. The bakery's just as it was during the Civil war, preserved in the gloomy catacombs which have been sealed for so many years. Hidden fascinations like this excite the imagination of Rep. Schwengcl. an indefatigable, ebullient sort of fellow who can't understand why people don't g e t more aroused about the intriguing history of our capitol. In fact, no one around the hill apparently knew about that Civil war bakery. Schwengcl first learned about it one day while thumbing through some yellowed copies of Harper's magazine in the Library of Congress. He donned a pair of coveralls, borrowed a ladder and flashlight and dropped down to rediscover this old secret. The ovens were originally used for baking bread for congressmen in the middle of the 19th century. But when casualties' became heavy in the battle of the Antietam, the wounded were brought to Washington. Permission was obtained directly from President Lincoln to have the men housed in the capitol. At one time they numbered 2,000. What mystified Schwengel was that there was not enough space under the ovens for a bed of coals. Snooping around, he discovered gas jets. He couldn't believe that anybody was cooking with gas in those days, but historical documents checked this out. Those ovens produced up to 500 loaves of bread a day. The bakery was situated directly under what then was the congressmen's library. After the war subsided and congress moved back to the capitol, the bakery business downstairs became so popular that the bakers were making bread for most of the city of Washington. It got so out of hand that the odor of fresh bread disrupted the deliberations of our lawmakers. They finally complained and the ovens were shut down. When additions were built onto the capitol, earth was piled up against the building and the relic of the past century was covered over. It was sealed, except for the manhole, and completely forgotten until Schwengel got to snooping around. Schwengel, 52, a broad-chested man of inexhaustible energy, who's been around here since 1955, had become so interested in things historical that speaker Sam Rayburn put him in charge of the Lincoln centennial celebration on the hill. When I last saw the lawmaker, he was digging around after hours trying to turn up a secret cornerstone he's convinced is hidden in dead center of the capitol — under the empty tomb of George Washington. IN HOLLYWOOD Ava Doffs Her Glamour To Play 'On Beach' Role By Erskine Johnson HOLLYWOOD — Hollywoodites Are Talking About: Arthur O'Connell playing another lovable drunk — an Irish lawyer who goes on the strawberry-pop wagon — in "Anatomy of Murder." He's been a movie nipper ever since he played a lonesome fellow in "Picnic" who drank for company and always found company. . . Ava Gardner, the glamorous one. letting her hair and her make-up down for the role of the dissolute Australian girl who falls hopelessly in love 'with a U.S. rubmarine captain (Gregory - Peck> in "On The Beach." She's doing drunk and hangover scenes and enough snarling, wailing and weeping to have Stanley Kramer predicting: "It may not come off—nobody ever knows until a picture gets into theater's—but I can already guarantee that Ava will be a big surprise. It's a Magnani-type role — and that's the way she's playing it.". . . Eddie Foy III cutting a record ol the old Foy family tune. "Chinatown." with the modern twist — "Chinatown Cha Cha.". . . The Emmy award classifications, up from 28 to 42 this year, causing the usual confusion — at least for the Lucille Ball-Dcsi Arnaz appearances on their Desilu Playhouse. Shows in which they appeared this season have been nominated in three classifications — drama, comedy and variety. . . Another TV cowboypoke — Richard Boone — exercising his voice for a song recording session. . . Lou Costello's last movie. "L o u Costello and His 30-Foot Bride." becoming "The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock.". . . Jack Palance's wife, Virginia. predicting a reconciliation for them this summer when she goes to Europe to join him in Switzerland. "I am ready to believe now." says Virginia, "that Jack loves me and is ready to settle down.". . . . Aly Khan hosting a Hollywood dinner party for nine, including ex-wife Rita Hayworth, mother of his daughter Yasmin who was the reason for his visit here. Next day Rita took off with all her kiddies to visit husband Jim Hill on the "Unforgiven" location in Mexico. . . "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis," starring Dwayne Hickman, sold for next fall on CBS. The 20th Century-Pox half-hour comedy series is written by Max • "Rally Round the Flag Boys") Shulman, who will do a commercial on each show. . . Paramount and CBS becoming partners for a one-hour-weekly TV show entitled "Countdown." Series will be about outer space "with plots right off the front pages.". . . the Screen Writers Guild kidding pessimistic pictures at their annual award show. A chorus of stars raised their voices to chant: "Movies are better than ever, they're witty and wondrous and wise — boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets asthma and dies.". . There has been increased drum beating on the east coast about a return to more and more live TV because of Hollywood film "sameness." Daily Variety asked Robert Kintner, president of NBC. what he thought about it. His reply was: "There will be even mori FILM next season." THE FAMILY DOCTOR Epidemic Diarrhea Among Babies Is Dreaded Scourge By Edwin P. Jordan, M.D. "It's too nice outdoors to stay in and watch TV. Let's go to the movies!" For Results Use Facts Classified Ads Occasionally during the past few years there have been serious outbreaks of a highly fatal diarrhea in newborn infants which has caused great trouble to the nurseries of maternity hospitals. Attempts to find the cause have not been notably successful. It is probable that this kind of epidemic diarrhea of infants is a virus infection, although one or more germs (bacteria) are often present. Usually, the infant who is stricken appears to be healthy and thriving. Suddenly the child becomes drowsy and if awakened utters a short weak cry. The temperature is not usually high, generally being below 100 degreccs. At about the same time, or withing a few hours, the baby begins to have loose, watery, yellowish bowel movements without any obvious mucus, blood or pus. These watery movements come more and more frequently. Especially alarming is the rapid loss of weight in these tiny infants, which may be as much as a pound wjthin the first day. •This is sometimes one-sixth of the total weight.) After a brief period the baby shows signs of having insufficient fluid in the system and may look very ill indeed. In severe cases a baby may die from this disease within a day or two. As a rule the disease lasts about a week. Only about half recover. Children over four weeks old and grownups do not seem susceptible to this disease. But once a case develops in a nursery it spreads rapidly to the infants in adjoining bassinets. Most of those who are likely to catch the disease do so in from two to six days after exposure. When epidemic diarrhea breaks out in a hospital nursery, preventive measures have to be begun at once. The babies who are well, but in the nursery at the time, also have to be isolated and observed closely for any signs of the disease. Visitors are rigidly excluded during such periods, not only from the babies who have become ill, but also from those who were exposed. New babies must not be admitted to the nursery. Treatment has been generally disappointing. There have been favorable reports from a few of the antibiotics, though most of them seem to be ineffective. Apparently fewer epidemics of diarrhea of the newborn have been occurring lately than several years ago. but hospitals and health officials are constantly on guard against new outbreaks.

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