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Redlands Daily Facts 6 - Tuesday, Jan. 21,1964 President may have hard time selling plan WASHINGTON (UPD—Presi- Space budget at all-time high of $6.7 billions WASHINGTON (UPD—Presi dent Johnson today proposed an all-time high space budget of $6.7 billion for the 1965 fiscal year starting July 1. He warned Congress against deep cuts — particularly in Project Apollo to put men on dent Johnson today adopted al -j ^e m °on before 1970 — saying most intact his predecessor's 'J 131 "there is no second-class legislative program and gavej ucket 10 space." Congress notice he will add a I Tlle proposed spending, an in- SI billion "attack on poverty". ;crease of $555 million over the lo the stack of unfinished public business. Johnson said the programs sought by the late President er, the Defense Department was listed for $1.54 billion, $40 million under its fiscal 1964 figure. The Defense Department has cancelled its costly Dyna soar space • bomber program, but has added the MOL (Man ned Orbiting Laboratory). Other agencies claiming far smaller portions of the space spending pie include the Atomic Energy Commission, Weath current (1964) fiscal year, jer Bureau, and National Science would go for a dazzling variety I Foundation, of programs including: j The AEC-NASA joint pro—A military manned labora-jgram to develop nuclear rock- iohn F. Kennedy and" himself ! torv m orb ' 1 "round the earth.lets for future deep space mis- would not increase federal I —Orbiting solar, geophysical, spending but would be financed i ana " astronomical laboratories, through cuts in certain existing| —Space probes to Mars government programs. j scheduled for November - De- This proposition may be ;cembcr harder to sell to Congress thanl —New missiles, new weather the new programs themselves. f ana " communications satellites. Some dubious lawmakers, no-j and ncw scientific investigations tably on the Republican side.j° f interplanetary space, already have said it can't be| Tne °'3 space spending in done. i fiscal 1955 will be by the Na- Congrcss probably will enact jtional Aeronautics and Space a number of Johnson's major!Administration (NASA). For requests, including his two top priority items. The tax reduction bill appears to be on the track to passage. Civil rights legislation, high on the "must" list but not tied to the budget, is expected to get through after a bitter fight. Parts of Jolinson's a n t i poverty program, although only lightly sketched out in his budget message, also seem to have a reasonable chance of pas sage. Other Johnson-Kennedy proposals seem destined for the scrap heap. Johnson is not expected to be any more successful than his predecessor in getting health care for the aged financed by Social Security. His adopted major proposals for a national service corps, a youth conservation corps, federal aid for public grade and high schools, and assistance for big city transit systems face the same trouble as during Kennedy's administration—not enough votes. Easier Going Some of the lesser requests may find easier going. Exam pies could be an $11 million increase in funds for nursing edu cation, a $5 million expansion of the Hill-Burton Hospital Construction program, and a broadening of the existing library services program. Part of the Johnson legislative program is directly tied to his plan for financing new programs by cutting back old ones. He can expect fights in trying to get new, less costly, cotton and dairy price support legislation, authority . for the Rural Electrification Administration to reuse its loan collections, and new taxes on air freight and fuel used by jet planes and river boats and barges. Johnson also served notice he would seek another in the long line of extensions of Korean War excise taxes, and possibly two boosts in the national debt NASA Johnson proposed a budget of S4.99 billion, up $590 million from 1964. The next biggest space spend- sions was cut $30.7 million in Johnson's new appropriation request from the S172.7 million voted by Congress for the cur rent fiscal year. NASA's request for nuclear rockets was cut from $82.7 mil lion to $58 million, the AEC's from $90 million to $84 million. Eliminated in the new budget is money for the Rift project to develop a flight test version of the nuclear rocket. Cut back is the Nerva program to develop a nuclear rocket engine. Ground - based research on nuclear rockets will continue. Foreign aid request smallest since Marshall WASHINGTON (UPD —Presi-j T n e „ „ . . , u . , L -j company of San Bernardino sub- dent Johnson today sent an aid- lmU £, { he , ow bid of ^.m Son Bernardino on 21 classroom firm low bids ceiling. The debt ceiling in- nad predicted. Johnson would cut spending to $97.9 billion (Continued from Page 1) revenues into the Treasury never before equaled. Republicans probably will attack the document as a Utopian dream that will fizzle before the end of the year. Lower Thin .Previous The Johnson spending plan marked the first time since fiscal 1960 that Congress had re ceived a budget lower than the preceding one. During the past five years, budget totals have been shooting up at the rate of nearly $5 billion a year. The President's deficit-shrinking operation was concentrated in two budgetary departments In addition to the cutback in spending, he predicted that fed oral revenues will jump $4.6 billion—despite the tax cut—to a record-breaking $93 billion by the end of the fiscal year. This would be more than twice the increase expected during the current fiscal year which is in midst of a business boom when government income traditionally rolls in at a good clip. The new budget envisions a 6.5 per cent increase in the Gross National Product — the total value of goods and services produced — to a record $623 billion by the end of 1964. Better Than Forecast This would be about 1 per cent higher than the rise recorded during 1963 which j turned out to be much better than most of the economists Budget does not plan closing bases abroad WASHINGTON (UPD - The $97.9 billion budget sent to Congress by President Johnson today does not anticipate further closings of U.S. bases abroad, a source said today. The Defense Department recently announced plans to close seven bases abroad, as well as some in the United States. Despite the cutbacks in de fense spending, the budget was not drawn up on the assumption that further bases would be closed, a Defense Department official indicated. skeptical Congress the smallest ; last njght {or tne construction foreign aid request since the; 0 f 21 classrooms at four Redstart of the Marshall Plan — a,lands elementary schools, total of $3.4 billion in new mil-j Eight contractors submitted itary and economic aid funds inhaled b > d s at the 8 p.m. open- fiscal 1965. i' n S w '*h costs ranging from the Johnson also split the foreign;Hartman low to a high of $447,aid budget in two. listing mili-'3I3 by James Powers (using an tary and economic aid under'alternate single campus bid different headings, in a move!method.) that appeared aimed at giving The new classrooms will be aid critics a harder target. But erected at Crafton, Kimberly. a top aid official said the ad- Smiley and Lugonia elementary ministration would not neces- S chools. The low bid price means sarily send the two to Con-!the classrooms will be built for gress in separate packages. !i ess tnan S12 per square foot. The total aid request of S3,-. T „, c .„„„ „,, „,„„, „„„• .„,,,, „. _ ..... , Trustees do not meet again 392.100,000 was Sl.o billion be- ... T U„„J„. , N „„. ° . low the funds originally askcd .«nt.l Thursday, Jan 30 and may by the late President John F.'° hr ma > n0 ^ aW " d Kennedy for the current fiscal,; 1 * c , ont " c , thft night, accord- year. It was the smallest ad- m S t0 Bl " Glbs0 «- ass '^ a "t Tax relief for student aid opposed Hartman Construction.vided for in this elementary; —Lugoma school, one building 'classroom project includes: jcontaining four classrooms and — Crafton school, one build-.toilet room, ing containing four classrooms! The order in which the class- and toilet room. (rooms will be constructed will — Kimberly school, two build-;<jepend in some measure on the ( ings containing nine classrooms manner in which the contractor r .„ and toilet room. 'elects to operate, according to (vote on the proposal by Sen, —Smiley school, one building;jir. Gibson. '.Abraham A. Ribicoff. D-Conn., However, he said the district! as jt resumed closed sessions WASHINGTON (UPD-A proposal to provide tax relief for persons helping to send student* through college faced formidable opposition today in the Senate Finance Committee. The committee planned to containing four classrooms and toilet room. Combs reveals findings of special study How can the high school stu dent who is not college bound iwill specify which classrooms;™ the $11.1 hl!lion ta * *>iU will be needed most by the open-. P assed b - v the House Se P £ - 25- |ing of school next fall, in case! Chairman Harry F. Dyrd, Dithe completion of ail of them;Va.. indicated Monday !he panel should be held up by weather or : might not finish work on the other factors. I biggest tax cut in history until ', , ' , . ,„„ _„ Thursdav or Friday, instead of j These elementary classrooms Wednesdav as 0ri „jnallv honed will be the first to be built us- w ™ nes f a , y as on » mau y ^P" 1 - ing part of the $6.5 million bond J ^ dela >' was J° accommo- ! issue approved by district voters date Sen- Albert Gore, D-Tenn.. in October. ' wh0 nas out -° f - town speaking Plans for them were drawn I engagements today and Tuesday. prepare himself for job oppor-,by Architect C. Paul Ulmer who, Tne Hibicof{ proposal offercd » — — r superintendent of schools for™ 5 f d i" eet En f hsh ^"T , ,he baS ' C fL ssr00m P an jas an amendment to the tax ministration request since the supenntenueni oi scnoois ior, qulrements when employed m already in use at Smuey, Kim-j reduction bj]I wou!d provide Marshall Plan first began in bU5iness - jthe space and aviation indus-berly and Crafton. | tax crec jit s f 0 ' r the first $1500 1947. shading the previous low «-" ! — •'•=" J --'•-«- ' -- ! Mr. Gibson noted that the of 1955 by about $86 million, .whether the recently sold build- This is the problem on which.Hartman Construction company Congress finally chopped ad-ing bond funds are deposited tolor. Stanley L. Combs, profes-!built the new classroom addition ministration aid requests to S3|the school account by that time.! sor 0 [ education at the Univer- at Crafton school which was just including tuition, and supplies. Shocked By Cost Several members of the tas- writing group were sympathetic to the Ribicoff proposal, but they were appalled at the cost— an estimated $750 million the ^ ^ first year, rising to about $1.5 BIG TOWN I If the complete bond sale j instruction. Dr. Combs gave his !si5,ooo higher than the Hartman, billion annually in later years. BERKELEY, Calif. (UPD — transaction is not complete bylfindings on the problem today bid I Administration forces, fearing r t-.-i . .» .i..—... i' "•«"•' - •• • that any revenue-losing revi- biilion last year, although funds! The district sold $2 million in available for spending exceed-jbonds on Dec. 30 which will be ed this amount because of car- j used for construction of these ryovers from other years and;classrooms, the new Mariposa loan repayments. j elementary school and other (building projects. sity of Redlands, has based re-put in use this year and which search for a report to the Cali-lwas built from the same basic fornia Association of Secondary-plan. School Administrators. Meeting with a special six- man subcommittee on English Of the eight bids, Maveric Construction of San Bernardino was second low with $413,333, of a college student's expenses, books, fees A study of local government iniJan. 30. it will be shortly thcre-jfor CASSA representatives in p .. . | Los Angeles, fastest-growing 1 after, Mr. Gibson said. The dis-iBakcrsfield. ! . ; * \ "laney, witn WM,945.; sions mjght make (he bjII tQp _ city in the nation, has recently, trict hopes to get construction; Dr. Combs, who has previous-" 3 ^ . . p"!?. ? 3 j heavy and jeopardize its final been published by the Univer-Junder way as quickly as possible ly served as a consultant to . re = ory • tbe ? . y Redlands con •|p a ssage, felt confident they sity of California Press. .'so that most of the 21 class- J UNESCO, reports the research fQ Urt ^ ratsu ^ m[U4t ^ s a ' was jcould marshal enough votes to The volume says the City of rooms will be ready for use!was undertaken to determine the Angels contains more peo-inext September when schoolthe skills that are necessary to! Other bidders were J. B. pie than half the slates in the opens. lincrease job opportunities for Wallace. E. F. Gladding and Union. i The specific construction pro-'today's high school graduates. Coffin and Nelson. | defeat the Ribicoff plan. SELL IT TOMORROW "With low - cost Classified Adi Defense, space, international get 62 per cent WASHINGTON (UPD — Under the administrative budget which President Johnson submitted to Congress today, the federal dollar will be spent as follows during the 1965 fiscal year: Defense, space and international—62 cents. Agriculture—5 cents. Veterans—5 cents. Interest on National Debt—11 cents. Health, Labor and Welfare — 6 cents. All other government programs—11 cents. crease could be a real struggle. Smokers to ante $2.14 billion tax WASHINGTON (UPD-Presi dent Johnson quit smoking in 1955 after his heart attack, but his new budget doesn't envision many Americans taking the same step as a result of the re cent government report on the health hazards of using tobacco. The budget estimated the government would take in $2.14 billion from cigarette excise taxes in the year starting July 1. That would be $65 million more than collected during the current fiscal year. Nor did the budget makers look for a big switch to pipes and cigars. They estimated the cigar tax take at $52 million, and the manufactured tobacco tax collection at $17 million. That would be an increase of only $1 million for cigars, the same as the year before, and no change in the revenues from smoking and chewing tobacco and snuff sales. Johnson made it clear in his budget message that he expected this extra push next fiscal year to result from the stimu lative effect of the proposed tax cut. His plea for quick action on the tax bill was one of the few notes of concern expressed in the otherwise optimistic report on the nation's fiscal future. "Since expectations of a tax reduction have been incorporated into the forward planning of many business firms," he said "the effect on the economy of failure to pass the legislation swiftly might be deeply disturbing." Plan services for race driver NORFOLK, Va. (UPD — Funeral services for Joe Weather- Iy, champion race car driver, were scheduled here for Friday. The 41-year-old driver died Sunday in a Riverside, Calif., stock car race crash. Weatherly, a Norfolk native, was the current holder of the NASCAR grand national cham pionship for 1962 and 1963. The sources of the federal dol lar: Individual income taxes — 50 cents. Corporation income taxes— 26 cents. Excise taxes — 11 cents. Borrowing — 5 cents. Other revenue sources — 8 cents. RHS speech students second A BLOOD FEUD between Arab tribes is in the making, and Arab chieftain Anthony Quinn, right, waits to see how Peter OToole as Lawrence will handle the situation. It's a scene from the Sam Spiegel-David Lean production. "Lawrence of Arabia," winner of 7 Academy Awards, including "best picture." Also starred in the Columbia release in Super-Pana- vision and Technicolor, are Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy and Omar Sharif as Ali. Starts Wednesday ot the Fox Redlands theatre. Speech students of Redlands Senior High School won second place in sweepstakes honors at the Citrus Belt Speech League winter tournament hosted by Ramona High School of Riverside last Saturday. Out of 600 speakers present, 30 from R.H.S. placed first in separate rounds and 24 placed second for a grand total of 54 places out of 91 speeches given Considering that 27 schools were in attendance and the calibre of competition met, the Redlands squad added a very superior performance to their record. Host school Ramona placed first with their 84 entries in this tournament, jointly sponsored by the Riverside Press-Enterprise newspaper. Indio High placed third behind Ramona and Redlands. Colton High won honors in the Limited Division and Elsinore High first in the Small Schools Division. Susie Chesus and Kit Howard placed first in the Girls Original and Impromptu divi sions respectively to lead the excellent performances of the Redlands speakers. Miss Chesus competed against 37 entries and young Howard against 50 speak' ers. Lowell Ponte placed second in the same Impromptu division, with Jim Fallows scoring third in the consolation bracket Sunny Coram tallied a fourth in Girls Oratorical and Hank Sherrod also a fourth in Boys Oratorical, with Vandy Harper a fourth in Boys Extempe. Connie Shoemaker a third in Girls Extempe, Kany Collins 2nd in consolation brackets of Girls Extempe, and Alison Paul fourth in Humorous competition with SS other entries. Also speaking for Mrs. Gertrude Baccus's forensic group were: Larry Fowler, Al Scbrader, John Biddick, Bob Break, Ted Dibble, Janis Wells, Roberta Brundage, Ray Resendez, Sandy Hazelton, Matt Lowry, David Emerick, Suzy Snoddy, Charles Burgess, Steve Hauser, Steve Jensen, John McElrath, and Don Abbott Answers to key questions aboutthe investor-owned electric utility industry and the all-electric future Howwill the research by the electric industry affect me and my family? This research is resulting in dozens of "little miracles" that will make your life safer, healthier, more rewarding and more interesting. Low-cost electricity will be there at the touch of your finger (and you won't even have to flip a switch). And new wonders in the all-electric future will help you heat, light, clean, and decorate your home. You'll eat delicious meals, prepared almost as quickly as you can make the selection. You'll scour your pots, keep an eye on the children and even mow your lawn with the help of new electronic wonders. Clean, flameless. low-cost electricity will do most everything but handle your thinking in the all-electric future. And electricity is one of today's biggest bargains. The chart below shows the national cost picture for residential electricity over the past fifty years. 'AVERAGE PRICE PER KWHR OF RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICITY" Index W • i I i Index W mm <L O' • * • * • • j llmmi.iilltlili 1913 1320 1330 1340 1950 1960 What else is new? Almost everything is new in the electric utility business. New principles of power production are being pushed ahead. Ona travels ionized gas through a magnetic field—and produces electricity without the need for conventional turbine generators. Another transforms chemical energy directly into electric power; other methods convert heat directly into electric energy. Electricity is efficient and low in cost today. And scores of new developments are on the horizon in the all-electric future I Will there be enough power for my all-electric future? Water water everywhere Today you could actually drink a glass of pure, fresh water produced from the salty Pacific Ocean —at the experimental sea water distillation plant operated by Southern California Edison in connection with its steam-electric generating station near Oxnard. This is just one of the research projects vigorously conducted by Edison and other investor-owned electric companies. But the mainstream of research is devoted to the exploration of new techniques, methods and ideas for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. This research is part of the never-ending development of more and more low-cost electric power — and of new ways to use electricity to make your family's life safer, more pleasant, and more rewarding in the bright new all-electric future. For late news on the greatest "treasure hunt" of modem times, please read right. U.S. ELECTRIC ENERGY GENERATION r i : t I r :sco bOQ •••••1 ••• 100 50 | 19 1940 1350 I960 1970 1330 1590 20CO Here's the picture of power production up to the year 2,000. With the aid of research and the world's finest engineers and scientists, Edison and America's other investor-owned electric companies stand ready and able to meet in full the future power needs of all Americans. For more details, send for your copy of "The Investor-Owned Electric Utility Industry'.' Write: The Advertising Department, Southern California Edison Company, PO. Box 351, Los Angeles 53, Calif. Southern California. £dison

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