Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on February 5, 1964 · Page 22
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 22

Redlands, California
Issue Date:
Wednesday, February 5, 1964
Page 22
Start Free Trial

22 - Wed., Feb. 5, 1964 Redlands Daily Facts LIGHT ON SUBJECT NEW YORK (UPI) — The well-lighted office today provides a level of light equal to 100 foot- candles, compared to an aver­ age of five footcandles before the fluorescent tube was perfect ed in 1935. In the future, the fluorescent lamp may be supplanted by walls and ceilings that give off light. r PHONE US Com me Printin for every need! Dial PY 3-4883 Commercial printing is our specialty! We have the finest in modern equipment including letterpress and offset, a wide choice of quality stock and yaan of experience. Let our experts do all your business printing! Business Stationery Snap-Out Forms Business Forms Business Cards Birth Announcements Brochures Catalogs Directories • Wedding Announcements and Invitations Arthur COMMERCIAL PRESS 23 East Citrus Ave. — Redlands Sociologists attack student counseling RIVERSIDE—The charge that American high schools, because of their increasing emphasis on the search for talent, are actually making it more difficult for some students to reach their full potential in society, is presented in a recent book. "The Educational Decision - Makers," of which Dr. Aaron V. Cicourel. assistant professor of sociology at the University of California, Riverside is co-author. His collaborator is Dr. John I. Kitsuse of Northwestern University. The talent search, with ils focus on selecting and preparing students for college, is conducted by a bureaucracy composed of administrators, counselors, and social workers, the authors assert. These bureaucrats use fallible instruments, such as psychological tests, and help to bring about decisions! that point students toward or! away from college entrance. "The serious issue," say the authors, "is that the college/non- college decision has become the decision with reference to which the student is assigned to courses, evaluated as to performance, and organizationally processed." One concern of (he authors is that the system is forcing academic specialization too early: a second is that the procedure •routinely assigns students to counselors who not only monitor their progress but actively seek and probe for 'problems'." which in most instances are merely normal signs of adolescence. A third is the effect of the fact that the criterion for success of —^ i -o..i.i..n. oi a Physical Education Criteria Committee to help direct statewide development of P.E. standards. Series of Clinics Beyond these, however, Conrad is personally carrying the "attack" with a continuing series of clinics designed to promote "the right attitudes" among school teachers who, he insists, must supply the final impetus for successful' P.E. instruction. Although he reports "unbelievable" results in some progres­ sive high school and junior high school efforts, Conrad warns that "we aren't doing what we should" at the elementary level. "If we have no more physical education training now than we had 25 years ago." he suggests, "then our kids are really getting short-changed, because they are getting 50 to 75 per cent less outside activity than a generation ago." Just a hint of what may be in store: Look for a stopwatch to replace the kick-ball on our elementary school grounds. LYNDA BIRD AND FRIEND—President Johnson's daughter Lynda Bird, center, and schoolmate-White House guest Warrie Lynn Smith arrive at George Washington University to begin classes. Greeting them: Vice Adm. Oswald S. Colclough, USN(ret.), provost and dean of faculties. Kids shorf-chanqed Physical ed program kicking up big storm By JACK GERMAIN .Education, Physical Education. Pacific Coast News Service i^nd Recreation, Division of In- SACRAMENTO -Don't throw \ stniction. State Department of out the gym suit yet, Mom. the EducatI0n - Sacramento, kids are still in the game! | *o Monday-Morning Quarter- When the "Sputnik Scare" ofjback. Conrad is a dedicated! that a ^ cw years back put new pres-j P rac '' l ioier as well as preacher and'sure on the public schools to| on ,h e subject of physical fit-' DOLLAR DAY SPECIAL — February 6, 7 & 8 Only — "E-Z-EST POLISH rr 12-Fluid oz. Size Reg. $1.25 SILVER 79 ea. Quantities Limited to Stock on Hand SERVING REDLANDS FOR OVER 30 YEARS HOWARD S. SMITH WILLIAM J. JUNKIN Certified GemologUf 110 EAST STATE Downtown Redlands Phone 793-5405 REGISTERED JEWELER, AMERICAN CEM SOCIETY the counseling procedure is the proportion of graduates who are admitted to college. Since the number actually admitted depends to a considerable extent on the ability of families to provide financial support, such conditions would lead high school administrators and their personnel to spend more time with the processing of middle- and upper- class students for college entrance." The authors do not offer a series of specific recommendations for reform of the schools They do urge, however, their doctrines, policies, aim -----practices "should be continual-,^ "P production of future lv examined and subject to the. 5 P ace technicians, scemtists and test of democratic ideals." j engineers, a general feeling of 1 impending doom invaded school igymnasiums and locker rooms | everywhere. Struggling to blot out the image of "The Soft American," physical education instructors and athletic coaches throughout space-conscious California pictured the new academic demands as a crippling blow to an already pinched "P.E." program. a.ic-; Some went so far as to pre! crossing problems and just; diet the end of all physical edu-| doesn't attract much attention cation activity in the state's pub-< from the ordinary citizen. j lie school system. But some recently compiled i Take Another Look Pipelines operate silently, no whistles needed NEW YORK (UPI) — Freight moving by pipeline doesn't blow any whistles, has few grade- some figures issued by the Transpor tation Association of America But today those prophets^ of doom are taking another look. show, among other indications For the P.E. program IS not of trends in movement of people and things within the United States, that the use of the pipeline, mostly for oil and other petroleum products, has quadrupled over a 24-year span, in billions of ton-mile figures for the movement of intercity freight. Rivers and canals carried) more than 6l£ times as much at the end of the period in 1982' as they did at its start in 1939, according to the reports from the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Corps of Engineers and the Civil Aeronautics Board. , Trucks accounted for six I times as many billions of ton- miles of freight movement in 1962 as they did in 1939; railroads less than twice as much Great Lakes ton-mile freight showed a slight gain, and air movement of intercity freight, ! whose per cent of the total was too small to estimate in 1939. was up to about 8-100 of 1 perj cent of the total in 1962. simply alive — its kicking up its biggest storm in 47 years. Contrary to some less optimistic observers, the ancient Greek axiom of "Sound Mind. Sound Body" hasn'tyet gone by the boards, even though public school administrators are turning on Ihe steam for higher scholastic achievements during the school day. There are, of course, many individuals who share the credit for the survival and revival of interest in physical education. Not the least of these is the late President John F. Kennedy and his special advisor on youth fitness, ex-Oklahoma football coach Bud Wilkinson. Man of Conviction In California, the standout has to be C. Carson "Casey" Con- Jrad, a gentleman of extraordinary conviction who sits at the obsure desk of Director, Health ncss. In his middle years, he is 1 a trim and active embodiment; of the theory that physical fit-j ncss and scholarship are natur-: al parallels in human achieve-) ment. j 1 Just as the public schools at-' tempt to push each student to; his maximum academic potential, he says, so they should also set high goals of physical; conditioning. j He's Confident • And he's confident that politi-, cal and administrative leaders.' as well as academicians, in California have abandoned the thought that IQ-vs.-PE has to be an "cither-or situation." 'Four years ago," he says. "I would not have been so optimistic. But in recent years we have elevated physical education to its most favored position since 1917." Conrad attiributes the rebirth of interest to the personal efforts of Kennedy ("he was a God-send"). Wilkinson ("the greatest kind of leadership") and the State Legislature, which last year recommended the cs- DOLLAR DAYS SPECIALS (THURS., FRI. & SAT., FEB. 6, 7 & 8) AT DANGERMOND'S RED ONLY I TABLE OF OLEANDERS BUSHY — 2 FT. TALL I GALLON CAN SIZE... ^ for WASHINGTONIA FAN I GALLON CAN SIZE.. PALMS BUSH TYPE BOTTLE BRUSH £ for 2 FT. TALL I GALLON CAN SIZE. ODDS AND ENDS TOOLS J INSECTICIDES trucks to the surprise of probably nobody, showed the great„. ... est gain. Of the estimated total In percentages of the total in-jof 1.39 billion of ton miles of tercity freight movement.!freight moved between cities in 1962, railroads still moved the greatest amount, 600 billion: but their percentage of the total had shrunk from the 62.3 per cent of 544 billion moved in 1939 to 42.9 per cent of the 1962 total. Trucks increased their per cent share from 9.7 in 1939 to 23.7 in 1962. Pipeline percentage of (he total went from 10-3 per cent o 17.3 per cent in the same period. Steclways, publication of the American Iron and Steel Institute, says that there are 450,000 miles of pipelines in the nation, moving natural gas, crude oil and petroleum products primarily; the magazine says that a gallon of oil moving by pipeline travels from Texas to New- York at a lower cost than a postcard. • • • V: 2, Price 7 VARIETIES GRAPEVINES 3 Plants $1 00 DRACENA I GALLON CAN SIZE. LIMITED TO STOCK ON HAND PALMS 2 fa SPECIALS THURSDAY — FRIDAY — SATURDAY TEFLON IRONING BOARD COVER • Coated with Teflon • Super Scratch Resistant • Super Stain Resistant • Fits All Standard Tables VOGUE CLOTHES HAMPER .. 9.88 VOGUE WASTE BASKET . .. 188 Plus Many Appliances on Our Famous Bargain Table ^ROUGHS APPLIANCES OVER 34 YEARS SERVING REDLANDS 117 E. STATE DOWNTOWN REDLANDS IN REDLANDS — NELSON-HALES rd ANNIVERSARY, Looks like poor planning LONDON (UPI)—Thirty representatives of 2,000 tenants at a new housing estate in the London suburb of the Isle of Dogs have called on the town hall with a petition for better planning. They say there is no drug store within a mile of the estate, but the council is allowing a laundry to open a new branch—even though the island already has eight laundries. DANGERMOND'S NURSERY For FREE Delivery Phone 792-3885 27601 West Redlands Blvd. Closed Sundays Never before in one sale a pair of values Guaranteed like this! Sealy'i Firm 83rd Anniversary Mattress * Sime 10 Year Guarantee as on Sealy s 59 50 Mattress Great Buy! Smooth, button free with extra features thjt merits the s.ime gu.irjnteeotmattresiesrost .nJ about S20 00 more F TWIN OR FULL Box Spring 39.88 Heavy 80/ Cover • Exclusive Edge Garas • Famous Sealy Firmness King and Queen Sizes Available Specially Priced Dtujwi m cocptration *i» kiiiti orthopedic surgeons to gi>e you th« firm support tTr-at rtlitm ttadueiM from lietpiof oa » too soft mattress. and always In our sleep shop, the famous jPosturepedic §^^m^ Try fltls superbly comfortable mattress for 40 nights. If you do not enjoy the best rest yoa have ever known, return it for a hill refund. Choose the lavish luxury of either the gently firm Princess Posturepedic or the Standard firmer Posturepedic $7050 Full or twin, § ^ foundation same price Queen & King Size Posturepedic Sets Available [NELSON BUY NOW ... PAY FOR IT WHILE YOU ENJOY ITI USE NELSON-HALES BUDGET PLAN. NOTHING DOWN! draptriu dtcoraKv* FREE PARKING AT REAR OF STORE 128 east state street—redlands

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,000 newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free