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Friday, February 7, 1964
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6 - Friday, Feb. 7, 1964 Redlands Daily Facts House With Three Lives, II Mansion is home to 16 Teaching Sisters By RUTH SNOW O'ROURKE Iwork. gardening, carpentry, pa(Second of two articles) Ipering and so on. The 16 women who live in the! There is little leisure in the Burrage Mansion on a knollj lives of these women. The con- above West Crescent avenue,!vent uses a " thirty-six of the are quietly and tirelessly build-'mansion's rooms. Each Sister ing up a whole new set of leg- has her own bedroom. The oth- ends in the third life of the lo- !er rooms are used for many cally famous house built 63 purposes. . . the chapel, sewing years ago. |room. offices, and whatever. No These are not average wom-; classes arc taught at the Conen. They work from dawn to :vcnt sinc c 't is essentially the dusk at their special tasks., Their only reward is the satis-) In these days it is sparsely faction of work well done in the spirit of dedication. These are Missionary Sisters.j no rugs. The furniture is simple nuns of the Order of the Lady | with no touch of luxury. What of Victory. Their purpose is to | money the Order has is contributed by the Bishop. No appeal for funds is ever made by the Sisters although sometimes they receive gifts from friends teach. In Redlands they teach religion to the children of the Catholic Faith who attend public schools. The Order is also a, visiting Order and much of their j A gift given to one Sister is work is done with the poor, the; for a » the Sisters, even to a cldcrlv, and the ill. |hox of nice soap or a jar of If it weren't for the identifv-Jam. They individually own no ing dark blue habit with its '• money. A dollar in change is the most each Sister ever carries and this is for emergency. As they share a gift or a j?r of jam, so do they share in the work of the Convent. women would be almost anonymous in the busy life of t h r community of Redlands. Uncloistered Nuns The Order of nuns whose Work is Rotated We each take care of our home is the great mansion, ,s an(] takc turns hfi , nnt -i llftrl *'/»lrtlct Ot*l"Wl fir. ... not a so-called "cloistered" or der. The term "cloister" was used before the French revolution to signify a wall erected for the protection of religious women. The term has continued in usage although its wide meaning has changed with the times. The Missionary Sisters belong to an Order founded about 40 years ago which is comparatively recent in the history of religious Orders. Their habit, or dress, is comfortable and reasonably up-to-date. In summer they make their clothes of practical synthetic fabrics and cheerfully "drip-dry" them. In winter they use warmer mater- j ials and whenever it's sensible C. Burrage came to call on the they use synthetics for these.(present owners of the house his too. The nuns make all their ^father built. He spent several own clothes, do their own wash-;hours going from room to room ing, ironing mending house-'and telling the stories of t ! ioir| ing in the kitchen and doing the general cleaning. We rotate the work." Sister Superior Mary Milliccnt explained. "Do you think they sleep in those habits?" the good Sister overheard a small girl ask another small girl. "Oh no." the second small girl replied knowingly." They sleep in Sister Pajamas." Next time you see a car pass by with anywhere from one to six women clad alike in navy blue habits with white collars and cuffs, you'll know they are Missionary Sisters going about their chosen work. Some time ago the son of A ARCHED — By means of an organ and a simple archway, the former billiard room of tha house with three lives took on the lovely character of a small chapel which it has now become. It is a much used part of the Missionary Sisters Convent. ADORATION — This little girl is one of hundreds of children who receive religious instruction from the Missionary Sisters whose home is the convent on Crescent avenue. Sixteen Nuns here belong to the order. Their classes are held at any available home or space offered to them for their purpose. (Photos by Burian's Photo Center, Yucaipa) SUNDAY MORNING DO-NOT CLUB 3-6-9 Doubles FREE COFFEE! FREE DO-NUTS! EVERY SUNDAY at 11 a. m. Entry Fee — J4 per team $2 Bowling — $2 Priie Ladies: Let us find you a Bowling "Pardner" for Sunday Mornings EMPIRE BOWL 840 W. Cotton Ave. Phone 793-2525 faded past to the alertly interested occupants. Then he left. Whatever his recollections from boyhood may have been, he surely carried away the impression that the mansion — now in its third life — is contributing with new worthiness to its legendary saga. [CHECKING ON HOLDUP | SAN FRANCISCO (UPI)-Police Chief Thomas Cahill ordered an investigation Wednesday into the $150 robbery of i Walt's Tavern. ( Two policemen were having | a coffee break in the back |room of the tavern while two ! gunmen and an accomplice j cleaned out the cash register | Tuesday night. Post Office profits in Honolulu HONOLULU (UPI) — While most U.S. post offices operated in the red last year, the one in Honolulu earned a profit of more than $3 million. Honolulu Postmaster George Hara said the profit, which was turned over to the U.S. Post Office Department, was made possible by heavy mechanization of the delivery system. Hara said the post office handled more than 150 million piec es of incoming mail and 133 million pieces outgoing in 1963 Plymouth Dealers proudly announce... America's newest and lowest-priced V-8 ...VALIANT! t Signet 2-door hardtop (and it couldn't happen to a better all-around compact) This announcement is for people who want compact economy and convenience, but who still want plenty of zoom. Not only is Valiant America's newest and lowest-priced V-Sf, but it's also a car powered by a ripsnorting 273-cubic-inch engine. The new V-S, built especially for compacts, is lightweight, highly efficient, and has just proved its ruggedness in the tough Monte Carlo Rallye. And you'll be glad to know Valiant's new V-8 is protected by a 5-year/50,O0O-mile engine and drive train warranty*, too. The lowest-priced V-S in the U.S.A. is right around the corner—at your Plymouth Dealer's. Stop in. • HERE'S HOW VALIANT'S STRONG 5/50 WARRANTY PROTECTS YOU: Chrysler Corporation warrants [or 5 years or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first, against detects in materials and workmanship and will replace or repair at a Chrysler Motors Corporation Authorued Dealer 's place of business, the engine block, head and internal parts, intake manifold, water pump, transmission case and internal parts (excluding manual clutch), torque convenor, drive shaft, universal joints, rear aile and differential, and rear wheel bearings of its 1964 automobiles, provided the owner has the engine oil changed every 3 months or 4 ,000 miles, whichever comes first, the oil filter replaced every second oil change and the carburetor air filter cleaned every 6 months and replaced every 'J years, and every 6 months furnishes to such a dealer evidence of performance of tile required •ervice, and requests the dealer to certify (1) receipt of such evidence and (2) the car 's then current mileage, t Based on Manufacturers' Suggested Retail Prices for sedans, bucket-seat hardtops. convertibles and station wagons, exclusive of dt*unatum charges, state and local tans, U any, whilewall tires, bumper guards and other optional equipment. TlymouUi KTMOUIH DIVISION 9a CHRYSLER J^g MOTORS WBP0RM10* GARVEY MOTORS 415 Orange Street Redlands TELEVISION IN REVIEW By RICK DU BROW HOLLYWOOD (UPI)-In network scheduling and costs, carly-to-bed viewers have much more influence than those who stay up—or at least watch television later. If you want to, you can easily convince yourself there is a message in the resulting over-all tone of programming. There are different time zones, of course but for a large part of the country there was only one program in a recent "top 10" national rating report that began after 10 p.m.—"Candid Camera." In the Midwest, for instance, many shows go on an hour earlier than in the East or Far West. However you look at it, any week night program that begins after 10 p.m., can figure to have an exceptionally tough time. Occasionally, as last season, when "Ben Casey" started at 10 p.m., EST the rule is broken. But this season's schedule is an education. On Sundays for instance, "Candid Camera" and "What's My Line?" do all right. But "The Show of the Week" is canceled, and ABC has nothing on the network in the tough hour. Mondays, "Breaking Point," 'East Side-West Side" and "Sing Along with Mitch" are currently all marked out. Tuesdays, Garry Moore is out too "The Fugitive" has made it. and NBC has a mixture of mu< sical specials and documentaries. Wednesdays, "Channing," is axed, "Eleventh Hour" is out at least for present planning, and Danny Kaye has held on. Yet the remarkable thing with Kaye is that despite the excellence of his show, his rating is not impressive at all. Thursdays, "The Nurses" and "Suspense Theatre" apparently will return—though no great shakes in the numbers department. Sid Caesar, Edie Adams and "ABC News Reports" are exciting. Not all the cancella tions. of course are because of ratings. Naturally, working people — and youngsters—stay up later on weekends. Thus "Gun- smoke" and the Saturday night movie do well. But it is the 8-10 p.m., EST period that constitutes the financial heart of network prime time. And network planners pay enormous court to rural and smalltown viewers. If a farm- belt resident must arise at 5 a.m., and therefore go to sleep early, it is a fact of life that is reflected in the video schedules. The Channel Swim: Gov. George Romney of Michigan, mentioned for the GOP presidential nomination, is interviewed Sunday on NBC-TV's "Meet the Press." An adaptation of Budd Schulberg's story about a has-been boxer who tries to persuade his younger brother to quit the ring airs on NBC-TV's Bob Hope Theatre Feb. 28; Cliff Robertson, Broderick Crawford Janice Rule are the stars. TRACTOR DRIVER — Yes, the Sisters do all of the grove work including irrigation and, at you see here, tractor driving. The blue habit and white cuffs and collar serve for ranching, too. Olympic team celebrants Facts Classified Ads Can Sell Anything Call 793-3221 One acquitted, two given suspended sentences INNSBRUCK, Austria (UPI) —One U.S. Olympic team member, Mike Hessel, was acquit ted today on charges of fight ing Austrian police while two others, skier Bill Marolt and tobogganer George Farmer, were found guilty but given suspended sentences. The three Americans had been in custody since early Thursday when they were arrested for scuffling with police who stopped Marolt while he was driving a car he said he had borrowed from a member of the French Olympic team. The Americans asserted in court that they were hit by the police while their hands were tied, and Hessel accused the arresting policemen of using "Gestapo techniques." Charges on which the U. S. athletes were brought to trial were resisting arrest and defamation of character. Marolt, U. S. downhill ski champion from Aspen, Colo., was returning from a party Thursday when he stepped into a car owned by a French athlete and began driving it back toward the Olympic quarters. With him in the car was Buddy Feltman, Idaho Falls, Idaho, a member of the U. S. toboggan team. The attention of the police was called to Marolt when he drove the wrong way on a one­ way street. When they stopped him, scuffling broke out and resulted in the arrest of Marolt and of Hessel, Eugene, Ore., and Farmer, Seattle, Wash., who walked up as the dispute started and became involved. Feltman was not involved. Although there were reports the three Americans had been charged with auto theft, no such charge ever was placed against them. Andre Montant of France, owner of the car, appeared in court today and said he had given Marolt permission to use the car "at any time." Hessel and Farmer, who has a broken arm from a tobogganing accident, both had facial cuts and bruises when they appeared in court today. Hessel told the judge the police had hit Farmer "when his hands were tied." Marolt denied that he had kicked a policeman. He said the police had dragged him from the car feet first, "and I was just trying not to fall down." Marolt denied that he had hit a policeman. He said four policemen were "shoving" him and. "it's possible that I shoved him." Marolt was given a three- month suspended sentence and Farmer 2Vi months suspended. The maximum sentence possible was four months. Before the trial began. Art Lentz, assistant executive director of the U.S. Olympic Committee, backed up charges by Hessel's father that Farmer and Hessel were beaten by police after being taken to the police station. "My boy had black eyes and red bruises on his face and a bump on his head," Hessel's father said. "Do you think he did that to himself?" Hessel's father said the Americans were "dragged from the car and carried off to jail i in handcuffs." j The three athletes spent the night in jail after efforts by U.S. consular and Olympic officials to free them on bail faiJed. The incident dismayed the American delegation already depressed by the worst United States' showing in a Winter Olympics since 1936. It was particularly humiliating since the Russians, overwhelmingly leading the games in medals won, are hosts at a get-together with the American team today. And the good behavior of Soviet athletes at Olympic competitions, is proverbial. Marolt, a student at the University of Colorado, was driving, police said, and in his hasty efforts to park the car allegedly crashed it into another vehicle. They were about to arrest only him, according to their story, but Farmer and Hessel came out fighting and after a scuffle all three were detained. Carl Schmidt, American vice- consul in Vienna was here for the Olympic games and took over the case. He said the police had been "very cooperative." An Olympic official was outside the court Thursday night but shook his head, tightlipped, and would not comment. Big Event The Russo-American party was the big event on the United States calendar today since the U.S. is not entered in one of the day's finals and has no chance in the other two. The party is the second in a series started on Russian initiative at the Rome Olympics — where both teams were the giants of the summer games and on equal footing.

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