Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on January 22, 1964 · Page 8
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 8

Redlands, California
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Wednesday, January 22, 1964
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Redlands Daily Facts 8 - Wed., Jan. 22, 1964 Low says manned bombers here for long time LOS ANGELES (UPD- Maj. Pilot program succeeds tee will hold a special day-long public hearing here Friday to consider proposed new stale Gen. Curtis R. Low, assistant!health programs for epileptic chief of staff for Air Force re- i children and tuberculosis pa- Epileptic children can be helped study shows LOS ANGELES — (PCNS) —ibeen reintroduced in the Gov- A state Assembly subcommit-|ernor's budget for 1964-65. serve squadrons, predicted Tuesday that the manned bomber "is here for a long time" despite the increasing role of missiles in America's defense force. tients. The Subcommittee on Institutions and Public Health Services, a five-man study unit of the Assembly Interim Committee on Public Health, is under The general noted at a meet -i, he chairmanship of Assembly- ing of the Town Hall that a 3 .-j man Burt Henson, Democrat of Ventura. Key interest will focus on testimony regarding a proposal supported by Governor Brown calling for a S418.000 expansion of the state's Crippled Children 000-man increase in the Air Force National Guard is included in the new federal budget. This would lift the unit's ceiling to 75.000 for a total of 400, 000 reservists on both active [services program to include di' agnosis and treatment of children afflicted with epilepsy. This proposal, which failed to win support of either the administration or the State Legislature last year, has recently and standby status, Gen. Low said. ORDER JUBILEE EDITION at Facts office. 3 for $1 mailed anywhere in U.S. In announcing his intention to seek legislative approval of the program, Brown said that pilot studies in Contra Costa and San Bernardino counties have demonstrated that a high percentage of children afflicted with epilepsy can be helped by proper diagnosis and treatment. "Under the pilot programs" Brown reported, "some 200 children were referred for diagnosis in each county during a two-year period." Many of these cases were so severe, he said, that children experienced daily siezures. "After treatment, three-fifths of the children in the program became free of seizures and another one-fifth were substantially improved," the Governor noted. 'It has been amply demonstrated that epilepsy is a treatable disease," he concluded, "therefore. California must Dr. Park speaks on Communist threat in Asia Dr. No-Yong Park, a native Manchurian, was featured i The largest permit was issued! speaker at a double assembly |lo F. O. Sissons, owner, 812 Hi -i program presented to the stu- take immediate steps to insure that thousands of epileptic children in our state receive proper attention and modern treatment for their affliction." Some 75,000 epileptic cases have been recorded in the state at the present time, of which 28.000 are under 21 years of: ings in thc y ucai p a and Men . age. I, ° , 'tone areas. About S350.000 of thc proposed fund would go for 2.800 diagnostic examinations at an average cost of $125 per child. The remaining S102.600 is earmarked for treatment of an estimated Permits issued for new homes A total of $39,840 in San Bernardino county building permits were issued recently for dwell Loma Linda doctor says Cigarette smoking causes lung cancer Lung cancer has reached epc-iimals, visible tumors and can- demic proportions a Lomalcers developed," he related. Linda University researcher ob-| In another major study. 1,900 children during thc fiscal year at an average cost of S56 per child. All costs of diagnositc services would be borne by the state, while counties would contribute one-third of the cost of; sen. treatment. Slated to testify on the pro ing Yucaipa. served yesterday in a talk be-!throat and lung tissue from 400 square foot home in Yucaipa.! As a noted authority on Far for lhe K^" 3 "''* Knights of the persons was examined. A total The permit value was $17,012! Eastern affairs. Dr. Park dis-< R°»ndtab!c. of 250 tissue samples was tak- for the frame and stucco dwell-;cussed thc Communist threat to! Dr. Frank It. Lemon, head ofi en from each subject. at 12876 Highview drive.!Asia as part of a series of Icc-!thc Department of Preventive! 11 wa s discovered that non- Citation Construction | furcs he is presenting nation-! Medicine, informed the Loyaljsmokcrs almost without execp- Corporation, builder. wide. ! Knights that evidence linkingj' Other Yucaipa permits incltid -l ,!is remarks, also concentrat-jcigaretto smoking to lung can-l ed the following: Arnold E. Hen-.' 11 ? on what the youth of todayj ce r is irrefutable. owner. 34986 Avenue cj can Ao io understand and fight ] n a talk entitled "Smoking! apartment four, Yucaipa, a $11.-; communism were well received ! an( j LWI 2 Cancer — Fact 865 permit for a 1152 square footj °y' nos e R-H.S. students attend-i or propaganda." Dr. Lemon frame and stucco dwelling at ! ! in S- Tnc program was sponsored,' gave f uI j sup po'rt to the find-' gram are officials of the State ng37 vis(a ^ av Yucaj | uhI by the Assemblies committee of: jngs con tained in the recent " ' u " ' the Student Council with Davcj governmc nt report which con- Department of Public Health, the California Epileptic Society and several volunteer citizen service groups engaged in various programs for epileptic children. Construction, builder. John McKune. owner and builder, 12224 Custer. Yucaipa. a $10,509 permit for a 1193 square foot frame and stucco Wheeler presiding. NOW YOU KNOW By United Press International ! A sweater is sometimes The second portion of the sub-! dweIlin 8 on . BeUa vista drive 'j called a jersey because it was committee hearing will deal lot 13 - ^'"caipa- |worn by the sailors of the is- with testimony involving the ex-i~ jland of Jersey in the English tent to which tuberculosis pa-! medical care due to financial j Channel, according to the En- tients fail to receive proper;demands of treatment facilities.'cyclopedia Britannica. ITT. V Who's the one guy in town.., you trust so much you'd leave him a key... P U'-KM-iH to come into your house... to service your gas range... even when you're not home? You guessed it. It's the man from the Gas Company who provides such fine service to all his customers. He's a good citizen, doing his best to keep gas rates and service among the most reasonable, most efficient in the nation. His company is owned by investors. He and his company have a prime concern: Service in the public interest SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY. nected smoking with five types of cancer. The Loma Linda research scientist stated that the Surgeon General's study was "not a casual operation" but was carried out in "great detail and great depth." He said the report was released at a time when "we are in the midst of an epedemic of lung cancer like none we have ever had in history." 6,000 Reports More than 6,000 separate sci-j[ un „ entific reports on smoking and health were available to the 10- membcr team which prepared the governmcnt analysis. The team selected 1.100 of the studies as reference material — 400 of these dealt specifically with cancer. Dr. Lemon asserted that the special report went beyond showing a relationship between smoking and lung cancer. "It demonstrated that cigarette smoking actually causes cancer," he said. More Than Statistical "The lines of evidence were far more than statistical," he noted, "the case against smoking includes chemical, biological and physiological evidence." "A chemical analysis of the tars taken from cigarette smoke showed the tars contained irritative substances that can cause cancer. "When these tars were painted on the throat tissues of live an- tion had normal tissue structure, while early developing cancers and abnormal tissue structure were found in heavy smokers. "In any study ever made thc trend has always been the same. The heaviest smokers are always in the lung cancer group and the lightest smokers are in the non-lung cancer group. "And from the quantitative viewpoint, the lung cancer group always has the most smokers and the non-lung cancer group always has the least number of smokers," Dr. Lemon pointed out. Heavy Smokers He maintained that no study has ever s h o w n that heavy- smokers face less than a 2.500 per cent greater risk of having cancer than a nonsmoker. He described a heavy smoker as a person who smokes two or more packs a day. Defending the statistical evidence. Dr. Lemon pointed out that the use of polio vaccines was based for the most part on statistics indicating it would reduce the crippling disease. "Also, it was shown statistically that Thalidomide was dangerous to pregnant women. No one ever proved scientifically that the drug caused mutation of unborn infants," he noted. Dr Lemon stressed that the question of smoking and health had been dealt with lightly. "The evidence is voluminous and consistent . . . like nothing I've seen before," he concluded. Ground broken for Redlands Village Green Ground breaking ceremonies marking a start of construction on Redlands* first custom-de ! signed, FHA-insured, non-profit, ! no-lease housing development •planned exclusively for senior citizens, were held Tuesday at the site of the project's first in a complex of 21 buildings, 1400 Pine street. Event was followed by a buffet luncheon in Azure Hills Country Club. Preparation of the site for the buildings, as well as installation of roads, walkways, parking and recreational facilities, has been going on for several weeks. Project will adjoin the new Market Basket Shopping Center. To be known as Redlands Village Green, thc one-story garden-type structures, designed by thc Beverly Hills architectural firm of Rochlin and Baran, ALA when completed will represent an investment in land, buildings and facilities of $175,000, according to Donald A. Simonsen, part-j ncr of Myers-Simonsen Co. of! Los Angeles, general contractors. To be composed of 106 one and two-bedroom apartments, many with two baths, all units will be on thc first-floor level, j Simonsen said, with no steps of any kind. Each apartment will | have a private garden patio, and will feature such luxury built- RETIRES — Carl J. Obermyer, 12898 - 2nd street, Yucaipa, is retiring from Southern California Edison Company after a service career with the utility of 38 years. Obermycr, a native of New York, began his Edison career in the company's transmission department and since 1953 has been a line crew foreman at the Redlands operating facilities. The Ober- myers have three children and two grandchildren. Hoffa jury choosing lags CHATTANOOGA. Tenn. fUPI) — Federal Judge Frank Wilson, frustrated by delay, took over the questioning of jurors today in the trial of Teamsters President James R. Hoffa on jury tampering charge. We must proceed," Wilson ins as decorator-colored a I l-| S aid. "In two full days we have electric rangetops and w a 1 lj no t selected one juror." ovens, refrigerators, year-around Wilson ordered that attor- air conditioning controlled withjneys for both sides submit then- individual thermostats, a n djquestions for prospective juron forced air heat. 'to him in writing. Relv on vour ^PHARMACIST DEPENDABILITY Your doctor knows that he can count on your druggist's efficiency and accuracy whenever he needs a prescription filled in a hurry for you or a member of your family. REDLANDS WE DELIVER ALL PRESCRIPTIONS Doily Houra: 9 a. m. to 9 p. Sundayi 10 a. 15. to 6 p. m. • r •1 REX ALL DRUGS I NO. 1 E. STATE PHONE PY 2-7174 W. Gi». S.l H. Gr«« Sin** § COURTEOUS PRESCRIPTION SERVICF

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