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4 — Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1964 Redlands Daily Facts Gen. Thatcher says Air defense to continue vital local protection Vital (o the protection of Southern California, a key area in the nation, the air defense renter at Norton AFB is marked for continued operation. Lt. Gen. Harold B. Thatcher, chief of the Air Defense Command, gave that assurance at the SAGE blockhouse this morning. The three-star general making a two-day inspection of the Los Angeles Air Defense Sector, told newsmen that a major realignment of the air defense ground environment systems last year would not change the picture for the Air Defense nerve center at Norton. He was referring to the closure of six SAGE centers for economic reasons last May. "I can see no real change in Air Defense that would affect this area in the foreseeable future. "Los Angeles is just loo important an area to fool around with," he remarked. Gen. Thatcher was .scheduled for a briefing by Col. Joseph Myers, LAADS commander, and was to leave Norton at 10:30 a.m. to visit A i r Defense fighter-incfercepfor squadrons at Oxnard AFB and George AFB. On the subject of fighter-in- Icrceptors, the 55-year-old general speculated that within three years Air Defense pilots would be flying a new interceptor capable of traveling three times the speed of sound. i "We have high requirements to get an improved manned air- \ craft. "The Russians already have f ensc against missile attack asjfense's capacity for early detec a Mach 2.5 (2'/i-times the speed yet, Gen. Thatcher asserted that! tion and warning of any enemy of sound) aircraft and the Eng- i-jt i s not an impossible prob lish and French arc developing j j cnl • Mach 2 transport planes. "A reliable interceptor must have the capacity to fly at least one-third faster than incoming aircraft. So we have to have a Mach aircraft 3," Gen Thatcher explained. He related that the Air Force is now awaiting a decision on just such an aircraft — one that could range 1400 miles from its base and still return, that would be equipped with airborne radar that could lock on a target at 100 miles, and that would be armed with new missiles. Conceding that there is no de- Leroy Hansberger heads 1964 Community Chest AIR DEFENSE CHIEF — It. Gen. Harold B. Thatcher, commander of the Air Force's Air Defense Command headquartered at Colorado Springs, Colo., smiles broadly as he responds to questions from newsmen during press conference at Los Angeles Air Defense headquarters at Norton AFB this morning. (Daily Facts photo by Ron Kibby) "Requirements exist on the highest level for a missle defense. We're not in competition (with other services). We'll take Ihe one which works best.'" he declared. He explained that the Army's Nike X is designed to intercept an incoming missile in its "terminal" stage, but that other possibilities exist for destroying enemy missiles as they lift off the launching pad or in the "boost" stage. Gen. Thatcher added that he had high confidence in Air De- attack, and in its ability to counter manned bomber attacks. Air Defense Command is also getting more involved in the space business as more and more satellites are put into orbit. Gen. Thatcher explained that ADC maintains trackers and optical sensors in six countries outside the United States and that Air Defense maintains a complete catalog on more than 500 objects floating about in space. "We're watching Echo II very carefully at the moment," he commented. MENTONE-CRAFTON By GEN SCHMIDT Facts Mentone Correspondent Telephone Redlands 794-1903 Mrs. Berdie Harlan celebrated her 86 birthday recently at her home on Mill Creek Road in Mentone. The celebration was an all day affair with friends and relatives coming in a n d wishing the honoree the best wishes and enjoying the birthday cake and ice cream that was served. Mrs. Carl Bender and daughter Mrs. Harlan, and her husband Carl who live in Long Beach spent the day with her mother, also present were two other daughters, Mrs. Jean Judd and her two daughters from Mentone and Mrs. Linda Thackett from Redlands. A son Herbert Harlan and bis family from Redlands were also present Hanry Beyerl arrived home from the Redlands hospital Sunday after spending 17 days there. Mrs. Beyerl said that the patient is doing nicely and ha wishes to thank the many friends who sent him cards. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Floyd and daughter Sandra drove to Inglewood Sunday where tbey visited with Richards parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Floyd. Twelve members of the Mentone Minute Men 4 H club attended the 4 H Judging school sponsored by the FFA and held at the Pacific High in San Bernardino. The Minute Men will meet at the school in Mentone Wednesday night 7:30 February 5 for their regular meeting. Program will be given by Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sams of Mentone. The Sams will show slides and tell about photography in connection with the new 4 H activities of photography. The Mentone Minute Men 4 H club is new, but they are proud of their 47 members and 9 leaders. Frank Parrott of Mentone is \'m charge of the program Thursday night at 7:30 at the Alumni Banquet for the Indiana Institute of Technology, to be held in the Rogers Young Auditorium, at 936 West Washington boulevard, Los Angeles. Frank will show the film and talk on "Air Force Systems Command Story." The Mentone Republican Women's club will meet Monday night February 3 at 7:30 at the Women's clubhouse. Judge Ben Alexander, Redlands, non-partisan candidate on the June Primary ticket will be a guest speaker at the meeting. Mrs. Julies Friderick president of the club extends an invitation to anyone who wishes to attend the meeting. The final date to enter thd Mentone Beauty Queen contest is February 1 is the report received from the chairman Walter Myers. No application will bo accepted after that date. There are six girls who have their application in. They are Miss Shiela Cos, Virginia Leon, La Dorna Casteline, Cheryl Niblack, Claudia Laird and Rubie ; Hodges. The queen will be chosen February 21 at a dance at the multi purpose room at Mentone school. Judges will be George Sousa from Redlands, Victor Simmons, Chet Ely Mrs. Katherine Cook and Mrs Gen Schmidt all of Mentone. Stable La Carrera Field ON NORTH ORANGE ST. • HORSE BACK RIDING • HAY RIDES Horses Bought — Sold — Boarded For Hay Ride Reservations PLEASE CALL 792-3114 JOHN PLONSKY, Manager DICK DOYLE, Owner SELL IT TOMORROW With low • cost Classified Ads Ul Cojoo SMi • (T. 3-41311 Week Days Showing 1st Half — 7:07 p. m. 2nd Half — 9:16 p. m. BEST PICTURE OFTHE VFJR ACADEMY AWARD WINNER 1W SMI S?£G& CuuCLUJt LfiVRENCE OF ARABIA Two courses of special interest in Adult school Two Redlands Adult Education classes of special interest are Speed Reading and Public Speaking & Personality, accord ing to Jack Binkley, Coordinator. Speed Reading is a course designed to increase a persons reading rate and comprehension? The average adult with regular attendance can double his present reading rate. The course is of particular value to persons whose time is limited for reading. The class makes use of instructional matt-rials and teaching devices. The class will be under the direction of George P. Sertic and will start on Wednesday, February 19 and meet for 12 weeks, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Room 13 at the Redlands High School campus. Public Speaking & Personality is designed to give a person confidence, self-assurance and practice in public speaking and in meeting people. Included are an awareness of voice, self- evaluation, the positive approach, conversation and persuasion, words and feelings, meetings and members, speaking and giving speeches. The course is under the direction of Marian T. Albertson and will start Wednesday, February 19 and meet for 7 weeks in Room 65 at the Redlands High School campus. There will be another 8 week follow-up advanced Public Speaking class starting April 15. Registrations for Adult Edu cation classes will now be taken in the Adult Education Office, located upstairs in the Adult Education Office in Clock Auditorium at the west end of the campus near Fern and Redlands blvd. The basic registration fee is $3.50 plus additional class fee of from 50c to $3.00. For further information phone 793-2256 TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will find a ready mar ket through Classified Ads. Leroy Hansberger, who was lauded for his part in leading this past campaign to the highest total in local history, was elected president of the Redlands Community Chest for 1964 as part of the annual meeting last night. Mr. Hansberger, president of Tri-City Concrete, received the Elks Civic Award just last June for his many contributions to the civic life of the community. He has been a key leader in the Community Chest for several years, serving as vice chairman of the campaign a year ago along with a dual responsibility as head of the large Establishments division. He also led this division the previous year. Mr. Hansberger served as president of t h e Chamber of Commerce in 1960-61 and has served on the board of the University of Redlands Fellows, the Redlands Rotary Club and the city's Airport Advisory board. Other Officers Elected to serve with him this year as officers of the Chest J were Jim Glaze, first vice president: Mrs. Robert K. Scholton.j second vice president andj James L. Harter, treasurer. Elected to three-year terms! as board members at-largc| were James H. Brown, vice; president, administration, Lockheed Propulsion company; Dale B. Eckrote, Redlands division manager of the California Water and Telephone company. ( Ronald B. Hentschel, manager, east branch of Bank of America; Kenneth M. Hurlbert, assistant superintendent of LEROY HANSBERGER instruction, Redlands Unified school district; Paul B. Wilson attorney, Mrs. Gordon L. Witter and Mr. Hansberger. One Year Term Elected for one-year terms as representatives of the eight agencies were Julian II. Blakeley, Boy Scouts: Mrs. W. J. Klausner, Day Nursery: W. A. Brunton, Family Service. Mrs. Bob G. Schoff, Girl Scouts; Mrs. E. R. Larscn. House of Neighborly Service; Gordon A. Pratt, Salvation Army; William E. Umbach, YMCA and Mrs. H. Fred Heisner, YWCA. Elected to serve on the Chest Budget committee were L. R. Handley, Kenneth T.I. Hurlbert and Mrs. E. R. Wilson. Community's three blind spots Rev. Foerster reveals need for more services Mail arrives four times daily, dispatched five Mail is received in Redlands from all over the country on a four times-daily basis and it goes out five times a day, according to the current mail schedule released today by Redlands Postmaster Daniel J. Stanton. Exceptions to this are on Sunday and holidays and for mail to adjacent areas of Mentone, Yucaipa and Calimesa. For Redlanders who have spe- Co. adoption program places 88 children SAN BERNARDINO (CNS) — The county's adoption program resulted in 88 children being placed with 85 families in the last six months, the Board of Supervisors was told Monday. Before a crowded chamber of parents with their adopted chil- |dren and welfare department workers with children for whom homes are being sought, Roscoe Lyda, welfare director, reported to the Supervisors. Lyda was visibly affected i when he told of the acceptance |of youngsters of all races and colors into homes in the county. Supervisors, too, seem touched by the scene before them, so different from ,most of the business conducted in their chambers. The children for whom homes are being sought, ranging from infants a month old to a boy of three, Iwere introduced to Board members. , "It's a wonderful work you're [doing," Board Chairman Nancy Smith said to Lyda, those in his department and the parents who have given homes to the children. cific interest in outgoing and incoming mail schedules, the following is a complete listing as provided by Mr. Stanton. He notes that all mail must be in the post office at least 30 minutes before dispatch time on any of the schedules. Monday Through Saturday (All points) Incoming Outgoing 5:20 a.m. 6:00 a.m. 8:10 a.m. 11:05 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 6:10 p.m. 6:35 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Holidays (All points) Incoming Outgoing 8:10 a.m. 11:05 a.m. 5:10 p.m. Mentone, Yucaipa, Calimesa (Weekdays) Incoming Outgoing 10:45 a.m. 5:45 a.m. 6:15 a.m. 1:45 p.m. (Sundays, holidays) 9:30 a.m. 8:35 a.m. (Yucaipa only) 5:05 p.m. 4:10 p.m. It should be noted that the schedule here for Mentone, Yu- |caipa and Calimesa refers to mail coming to and leaving the Redlands post office and does not refer to mail schedules at those neighboring offices. Board picks SB State College site SACRAMENTO (UPI) — The state Board of Public Works picked two state college sites Monday in apparent settlement of a contest between four Southern California cities. The board backed up the slate college Board of Trustees by choosing a 200-acre Rolling Hills Estates site at Crest Road and Hawthorne Boulevard, for the new South Bay State College. , For the proposed 20,000- student San Bernardino State College, the board authorized a location in Devils Canyon, northwest of San Bernardino, (over objections from the city of Rialto that the site was located on a major earthquake fault and lacked an adequate water supply. Despite the outstanding services provided for the community by the existing eight Community Chest agencies, there are still three "blind spots" where needs are not being fulfilled, the Rev. John Foerster emphasized as featured speaker at the annual meeting of the Redlands Community Chest last night. These needs, he said are for a service to unwed mothers, a service for the mentally ill and a service to care for children "who get beat up by their parents." And Rev. Foerster said "I'm not just talking off the top of my head about these things, I'm speaking from deep experience." He noted that one eight- year-old child in Redlands was beaten to the point where he was in a stupor for six weeks. When he was well again and ready to be returned to his home, his parents commented that "we know what to do with him. We'll just kick him off our boat in the middle of the Colorado river." I Rev. Foerster said there now is no place to care for children in this situation nor is there a place where unfortunate girls who are unwed mothers can get love and understanding. Tells of Need He said there is an effort being made now at the county level to help the mentally ill but there should be a local concern as well. Earlier, he traced the work of the existing eight Community Chest agencies, emphasizing that "Chest Agencies don't just provide services. There's that added something which our Chest agency leadership provides, a moral spirit and connotation." In his view, each agency is doing "my work as a churchman. Each organization has its roots in Christianity. Each is. It was also pointed out that an added hand in 'our work.' I agency requests went only "I, therefore am much con-(from $133,400 a year ago to cerncd that every Christian!$135,894 this year, while alloca- share in the total program ofjtions went from $105,500 to these agencies ... for the agen-i $116,000. cies are concerned not only with i the body but with the mind and! the spirit," Rev. Foerster declared. At the outset, he traced the derivation of the word "community" which, he said when put together with all its ancestors means "Bound together in strong fellowship for the benefit of all." More than 200 gathered at the University of Redlands Commons for the annual meeting to hear Rev. Foerster, pastor of the First Evangelical Lutheran church, and to elect officers and board members. They also heard a report from the Chest budget committee jwith allocations for the eight | agencies for this coming year. Allocations were approved by The specific allocations are listed as follows with this year's allocation first, then last year's allocations: Boy Scouts . Day Nursery .. Family Service Girl Scouts House of Neighborly Service Salvation Army YMCA YWCA ..$14,372 $13,550 .. 8.606 6.850 . 10.000 . 8,950 9,650 8,950 15.445 12,200 30,555 15.872 13.450 11,400 21350 14.300' As part of the annual meeting. Vice Mayor Waldo Burroughs extended the greetings of the city and Dr. George II. Armacost, UR president, welcomed the guests, noting that the university is a part of the community and is pleased to offer its facilities, the outgoing Chest board at a I j onn Koenigsmark on the vio- 6 p.m. meeting preceding the,]j n an( | Craig at the piano of- annual meeting. ifered two selections for the en- Interviews Held tertainmcnt of the group. Budget chairman Yarnum Clark noted that interviews with representatives of each agency were held earlier this month before the allocations were made. "And I can report that the agencies are budgeting their funds carefully and are seeking funds for needed expansions. While we do not have funds to grant all the requests, our committee endorses, in general, the total programs proposed by all the agencies," Mr. Clark commented. Outgoing Chest President H. Fred Heisner noted, too that because the campaign went over its $138,000 goal by S3.000 "the board expects additional money can be allocated to some of the agencies later." Campaign Chairman Leroy Hansberger reported that the Chest campaign has now gone over the goal to a total of $141.727 and presented certificates to each of the division chairmen. He, himself was presented with a plaque commemorating his service to the Chest and the community by Dr. Heisner. And Dr. Heisner was also given a gift by Charles O. Pierpoint for his service as outgoing president and as 1962-63 campaign chairman. Special tribute was paid by both Mr. Hansberger and Dr. Heisner to the organizational abilities of James Youngberg, executive director "who has made our successful campaigns possible." Program tells of dangers in smoking A countywide program to educate people to the dangers of smoking and the need for early detection of cancer has been launched by the San Bernardino County chapter of the American Cancer Society. Five hundred clubs and church groups are being urged to show two films — "Is Smoking Worth It? and "Cancer; and Your Lungs." Many physicians have offered to attend showings of the films to answer questions where the audience numbers 25 or more. The film "Is Smoking Worth It?" is being requested for showing in county schools, The American Cancer Society reported. Dr. L. W. Bowersox, local Education Chairman, urges officers of clubs to schedule film showings for their members at an early date. 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' Counter Trends Cited Against these upward pres sures Mr. Thomas cited shorter hospital stays, industrial engi- decade, he said, but still areineering in hospitals, and the de among the lowest in the nation. "We must expect that they will continue to go up," the Los Angeles hospital executive said. "It is the well-trained people %ve need that drives costs up and makes hospital bills higher. Hospitals never lead salary advances, but they cannot fall too velopment of less costly convalescent facilities in genera! hospitals as promising trends. "We joke about efficiency experts, but the experts have the last laugh. Efficiency engineering recently trimmed $80,000 off the annual payroll of a San Francisco hospital without re- faTbVh 'ind "and expect to attract i during services to patients at and retain competent people." all." he said. "Convalescent Mr Thomas, who is Admini-jbeds can be built more econom- strator of Los Angeles County I ically, while reducing the need General Hospital, the largestlfor so many of the more expen- : of its existence civilian general hospital in the|sive beds, and can be staffedja thinking person that it offers - more economically. Most im- the best hope — better than Dr. Bietz to give final lecture tonight Dr. Arthur L. Bietz will present his final lecture of the Family Relations Forum tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Grace Mullen Auditorium. His topic will be "The Disease of Mom-ism." The fee for attending the one lecture is $1.00 and may be paid at the door. This is the final of four lectures which started on Tuesday, January 7. For further information phone 793-2256. WINDOW DRESSING NEW YORK (UPI) — Add zest to the decor of a small room by making the window shades the single strong color. The Window Shade Manufacturers Association suggested that the shade or shades be hung reverse roll to conceal the roller. Curtains are not needed. would assure world, explained that scientific advances — which result in savings in most industries — usually have the reverse effect in medical care. "Science helps manufacturing industries reduce consumer prices by cutting down the man- hours needed to perform a given task," he said. "Science has exactly the opposite effect in the health business. It brings an increase in the man-hours needed to provide patient care because it has taught us how to do so much more for the patient. In hospitals, science saves lives, not time nor money." portant of all, the rates arc much lower." Praises Health Insurance The CHA official called voluntary health insurance such as "Blue Cross" . . . one of the best ideas developed in our society in the past century. "By increasing the total volume of money available, as well as spreading the payments over a much longer portion of the population, voluntary health insurance has brought the reality of modern medicine to a far greater number of people," Mr. Thomas said. "Any examination of its progress in only 30 years government — of giving all Americans regardless of age the best possible medical care at the lowest possible cost." Mr. Thomas assured his listeners the hospital industry knows it must hold the line wherever possible on the cost of hospital care. "We know that we are deeply involved in perhaps the toughest economic and social problem of the time" he concluded. "We are going to solve this problem without destroying the best and only voluntary sys> tern of health care left in tu» world." Los Rios RANCHO Open Every Day 9 A.M.-5 P.M. Cold Crisp Apples — Pure Raw Apple Cider LosRios RANCHO Oak Glen Road OAK OLEN Yucaipa, Calif. 7 MILES EAST OF YUCAIPA 10 MILES NORTH OF BEAUMONT

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