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With a Grain fII ail tirj t -* : ~Mite*-ti Pog* 16 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY 10, 1964 irfPattS Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore Needed: Detachment— but not Marine The important thing to remember about the water crisis in Guantanamo is that it was not unexpected. Authorities at the base have known for years that Castro might at any time order the water cut off under one pretext or another. So they have maintained a 12-day emergency supply, and are prepared to have water shipped in from Florida and to supplement the supply with evaporators aboard ships. The situation does not seem to call for a detachment of Mai-ines to march out of Guantanamo and turn the water on by force, as suggested by Barry Goldwater. The kind of detachment really needed is one of firm patience, born of confidence in the lightness of the American position. The water shut-off is not a "showdown" between Castro and the U.S. — at least, not yet. It is not an attempt to force the U.S. out of the base, which Castro knows surely would not work, but is pure and simple harassment under the guise of protesting the arrest of 36 Cuban fishermen in U. S. waters. This new development is the Cuban version of the Berlin Blockade of 194S-49. In this instance though, the logistics involved in supplying the base are infinitely simpler and the Guantanamo population of some 10,000 cannot be compared with the two and one-half million people in West Berlin. But like the Blockade, the "Battle of Guantanamo" will be decided not by any physical confrontation of the U.S. with Cuba, but by American determination and, hopefully, the backing of world opinion. Barring an actual invasion of Guantanamo by Cuba or direct attack on U.S. citizens, the course for the United States is one dictated by quiet strength and calm dignity. Stagger auto registrations The Deparment of Motor Vehicles w o u 1 d stagger license renewals for car owners over the 12 months of the year under a resolution introduced by Assemblyman John T. Knox. The need for this change is self-apparent. With car owners presently being required to obtain new stickers (or plates) between January 1 and February 4, the DMV offices are swamped. The employes find it a gruelling ordeal. The motorist often stands in long lines, especially if he procrastinates and allows himself to get caught in the last minute rush. There are probably a dozen good reasons why the registration year coincides with the calendar year. Nonetheless there are numerous instances that show a staggered system is workable. Your bank check used to be handled strictly on a calendar month base. Although you may find it annoying, in this computer age the banks return your cancelled checks together with your statement, serially. Your turn may come on the 1st, 7th or 12th of the month. Your business is permitted to operate on an arbitrary fiscal year, such as April 1-March 31, to avoid piling up work at the end of the calendar year. In the Department of Motor Vehicles, itself, your driver's license renewal date coincides with your birthday, not the calendar year. Certainly the automobile license renewals system can also be freed from the calendar year. This reform will only come when state officials decide that they are going to go through with it. Assemblyman Knox's resolution is an invitation for them to start now. No state tourist office Wonderous are the ways of the governor's budget Last year he proposed establishing a state tourist agency and asked for $100,000 for a starter. The proposal was defeated. So, here we go again. Now the governor asks for the agency, and S200.000. California interests have long proved themselves capable of promoting the tourist trade without the assistance of a state bureau. Serving our region for decades has been the All-Year Club of Southern California. The beautiful pictures it published (including Redlands orange-palm-snouy mountain scenes) in national magazines have lured thousands upon thousands of people from all of the other states. San Diego has an aggressive and capable tourist bureau that promotes business from other Southern California counties as well as from out of state. San Francisco is no slouch at this game, having a vigorous counterpart of Southern California's All-Year Club. It is true that these private agencies do receive public help. For many years the County of San Bernardino was a regular contributor to the All Year Club, and so far as we can recall, still is. And that is all right They are established, effective organizations and the field should be left to them. A state tourist office would be justified only if they were failing to perform. The Newsreel The office bachelor used to worry about the girls chasing him during leap year, but he's really worried now that they come around to ask his advice about chasing somebody else. Since (he Redlands Post Office tacked up on its bulletin board a notice of a federal reward of S10.000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of airplane hijackers, not a single airplane has been hijacked. Who says those post office bulletin boards aren't effective? When heavy fog formed over (he Riverside Freeway several times last year and the year before, there were so many automobile accidents that the California Highway Patrol couldn't get to them all. The story was always t h e same — too many motorists driving at their usual fast speeds . . . and each man following the car ahead. When one car slowed down suddenly the cars in the parade behind would conic together like a squeezed accordion. Now the California Division of Highways is trying out some signs which say "fog. Speed t blank) Miles". When the sign is lighted up the number, such as 25, appears in the blank space. We hope (his will work but it might result in the same accidents as before. If (he car at the head of platoon slowed down in quick response to the sign, then a chain reaction might follow. At least the State is trying to • find a way to save life, limb and body metal. Donald M. Shook of Yucaipa cruised up the Redlands Freeway Friday evening and failing to realize that he was overtaking a truck loaded with lumber, crashed into the rear end of it. Luckily, he was not much hurt It is a wonder there aren't more accidents of the same kind. Coming cast from the Octopus into Redlands the freeway is three lanes wide and at night there is so little traffic in relation to the capacity of the road that you can barrel along at 70 m.p.h. without realizing that you are over the limit. Most of the traffic, including the trucks, moves along at a lively clip. Suddenly you begin to hit the grade as the freeway swings at Sylvan Park and starts up the grade leading through El Car- nielo cut and into Reservoir Canyon. The heavily - loaded trucks slow down to 15 to 30 miles per hour. But if your car has plenty of horsepower, it keeps right on speeding up the hill. Just as Mr. Shook did, you can catch up with a truck before you know it. Bang! If "Safety First" is your motto, you may carry some red flares in your car for self-protection in case of an accident of the kind that befell Mr. Shook. In trying to keep your wrecked car from being run into, you may compound your difficulties if you use the flares incorrectly. Joe Holt, the safety supervisor for the Division of Highways in this bailiwick, recently gave these suggestions: Put your flare on the roadway. If you put it on your car it may catch fire. Put your flares where they won't be struck by passing traffic and knocked under your car. Again, it may catch fire. Put your flares on a spot where there is no gasoline on the roadway, and where there won't be at any time. If fuel is leaking from a punctured tank it will, of course, run down hill. Enough said? Mr. Holt did say so in his remarks but the end conclusion would seem to be that if you carry flares, you'd better carry a fire extinguisher, too. Civil rights filibuster will come during summer ALL THOS£ EGGS TO CANDLE Redlands Yesterdays TELEVISION FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 58, lowest 39. California Water and Telephone company reveals budget of S407.0OO to improve services in the Redlands district during 1959. Anthony B. Rczendez and .J. Van Mouwerik appointed by Supervisors to four-year terms as directors of Redlands-Highland Soil Conservation district. No election was held since they were the only qualified candidates to file. Constable Charley Francis installed as president of the San Bernardino county unit of Judges. Marshals and Constables association. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 65, lowest 41. For the first time in history the assets of the University of Redlands pass the $8 million mark. Jimmie Clark and Logan Lockaby presented Eagle Scout awards at Court of Honor. New Day Nursery site on East Brockton near University street gains approval from Planning commission. The UR is donating the site. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 68, lowest 34. Thirty-three girls scheduled to compete for the "Miss Redlands" title in the National Orange Show queen contest. Several Redlands boys w h o have entered the new University of Chicago program without waiting for graduation from high school are reported doing well. Alex Scott re-elected president and Ray Beeler elected first vice president by board of Family Service association. FRANCE ORDERS PLANES PARIS (UPI) — Air France has ordered six supersonic airliners to be built in the United States, a spokesman for the state - managed airline announced here Friday. ARRANGE SHIPPING WASHINGTON (UPI) - Representatives of U.S. shipping associations and officials of Cargill, Icn., will meet here Tuesday to arrange transportation for 700,000 tons of wheat to Russia. Robert E. Giles, acting maritime administrator, called the meeting to assure that U.S. flag ships will be given every opportunity to carry at least half the grain if they have vessels available. Cargill announced the 26.1 million bushel sale Friday in Minneapolis. MONDAY NIGHT 5:00— 7—Hawaiian Eye 9—Engineer Bill 13—Thaxton's Hop 5:30— 5—Whirlybirds 11—Mickey Mouse Club 5:40— 4—Believe It or Not 5:45— 4. 13—News (i:00— 2. 7—News 5—You Asked For It 9—Movie 11—M Squad 13—Touche Turtle (C) 6:30— 4. 5, 11—News 13—Woody Woodpecker 7:00— 4—Golden Voyage (C) 5—Leave it to Beaver 7—Dickens . . . Fenster 9—People Are Funny 11—87th Precinct 13—Wild Cargo—Travel 7:30— 2—To Tell the Truth 4—Movie 5—Addograms 7—Outer Limits 9—Dobie Gillis 13—Holiday (C) 8:00— 2—I've Got a Secret 5—Lawman 9—Movie 11—Thriller 13—StoneyBurke 8:30— 2—Lucy—Comedy 5—Special of the Week 7—Wagon Train (C) 9:00— 2—Danny Thomas 11—Target: Corruptors 13—Adventure Theater 9:30— 2—Andy Griffith 4—Hollywood & the Stars 5—Thin Man 13—Broadway Goes Latin 9:45— 9—News 10:00— 2—East Side/West Side 4—Sing Along (C) 5—Detectives 7—Breaking Point 9—Movie II, 13—News 10:30—13—Country Music Time 11:00— 2. 4. 5, 7—News 11—Movie 13—Movie 11:15— 7—Winter Olympics 4—Johnny Carson (C) 11:30— 2— Movie 5—Steve Allen TUESDAY DAYTIME 9:00— 2—News 4—Say When 5—Romper Room 7—1 Married Joan 9—King and Odie 11—Jack LaLanne 13—News 9:15— 9—Babysitter 13—Film Feature 9:25— 4—News 9:30— 2—1 Love Lucy 4—Word for Word 7—Pamela Mason It—Movie 13—Movie 10:00— 2—McCoys 4—Concentration 5—Restless Gun 9—Movie 10:30— 2—Pete and Gladys 4—Missing Links (C) 5—Mr. Lucky 7—Girl Talk 11:00— 2—Love of Life 4—First Impression (C) 5—Cross Current 7—Price Is Right 11—Jean Majors 11:25— 2—News 11:30— 2—Search for Tomorrow A —Truth or Consequences 5—Peter Gunn 7—Object Is 9—Spectrum 11—Philip Norman Time 13—Ann Sothern 11:45— 2—Guiding Light 11:55— 4—News 12:00— 2—Burns and Allen 4—Let's Make a Deal 5—Thin Man 7—Seven Keys 9—Beginnings 11—Lunch Brigade 13—Movie 12:25— 4—News 12:30— 2—As the World Turns 4—Doctors 5—TV Bingo 7—Father Knows Best 9—Mr. District Attorney 1:00— 2—Password 4—Loretta Young 5—Movie 7—Ernie Ford 9—Cartoonsville 11—Movie 1:30— 2—House Party 4—You Don't Say! 7—Mike Douglas 13—Robin Hood 1:45— S—News 2:00— 2—To Tell the Truth 4—Match Game 9—Movie 13—Vagabond 2:25— 2, 4—News 2:30— 2—Edge of Night 4—Make Room for Daddy 7—Day in Court It—Movie 13—Ann Sothern 2:55— 7—News 3:00— 2—Secret Storm 4—Bachelor Father 7—General Hospital 13—Felix the Cat 3:30— 2—My Little Margie 4—Movie 7—Queen for a Day 3:50— 9—News 4:00— 2—Life of Riley 5—Just for Fun 7—Trailmaster 9—Mighty Hercules (c) 11—Superman 4:30— 2—Movie 11—Livin' It Up 4:45—13—Rocky & His Friends (C) BERRY'S WORLD LIGHTER SIDE Civilized relaxation By DICK WEST By WILLIAM S. WHITE WASHINGTON — First the smooth, and then the rough. Such a phrase as this both describes President Johnson's current relationship with Congress and forecasts that relationship when the twin heats — the heat of summer and the heat of a looming Presidential campaign — descend upon Washington about June. The President's victory on the tax reduction bill with a heretofore reluctant Senate has established as a demonstrable fact what had been widely seen before as a probability. This is that his long experience in and with Congress and his capacity in general for accommodating divergent views and interests gives him a bigger and more effective "handle" at the Capitol than his predecessor. John F. Kennedy, held or could reasonably have hoped to attain. Mr. Johnson's central economic problem, indeed, is solved. He has won a tax cut that almost certainly will take him into the campaign on the wave of a high, and possibly a booming, national economy. He has. collaterally to date, won a far higher relative acceptability in the American business community than Mr. Kennedy had been able to contemplate. Fiscal Troubles Over In the fiscal sense, his troubles are over, for this year at least. He is counting upon this to give him the potential for cutting a wide swath through the normally Republican businessman's vote in November. Private and strictly professional intelligence estimates currently being made in both parties agree that this is a strong probabili(y. It may be a significant plus for him, even assuming, as seems very likely, that world affairs become increasingly tangled. Even now. increasingly they occupy most of the real energies of the White House. All this, however, is only one side of the coin. Where President Kennedy had put the tax cut as his No.l goal, even ahead of civil rights,President Johnson has reversed the priorities. Civil rights was and is his No. 1 goal. The ease with which the civil rights bill has now swept through the House of Representatves, however, gives not even a hint of a flavor of its coming troubles in the Senate. Though the House has heavi­ ly sustained the most controversial section of the measure — that outlawing racial discrimination in privately owned > business offering accommodations to t h e public — no real- listic estimate can project any such victory in the Senate. For generations, indeed, the House has passed civil rights proposals only to see them die in the Senate, where both rules and custom permit delaying action which the House has never known. Objectively, the outlook now is that, House or no House, the Senate will not accept this public accommodations clause in anything like its present form. The prolonged resistance of a filibuster will certainly be forthcoming — and a resistance not confined this time to Southerners. The most powerful Senate Republicans remain unwilling to agree to unqualified Federal outlawing of all discrimination in private business. Compromise is Possible A compromise probably could prevail in the end. possibly along the lines vainly tried in the House by a Republican, Rep. George Meadcr of Michigan. He would have restricted the ban on discrimination to businesses — hotels, motels, restaurants and so on — along interstate or primary highways, thus exempting the little local businesses in little towns. But the civil rights groups remain deeply opposed to any compromise and there is no indication that they will change their position. At the same time, there are not in sight enough Senate votes—it requires two-thirds—to end a filibuster by applying the cloture or "gag rule" to halt all debate after such debate has long run. The net prospect, therefore, is that the Administration's forces at last will be required to break the filibuster head-on by the bruising method of simply wearing out the objectors. No civil rights filibuster has ever yet been broken in this way; but it can in fact be done by the process of sheer physical attrition on the filibusters. It can be done, however, only in a long and fierce struggle in those twin heats of summer — and this is what is coming for President Johnson in the rough period that will follow the smooth. (Copyright, 1964, by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) THE WELL CHILD Is colic imaginary? Question asked often By Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt Is there really such a thing as colic, or is it a disease which exists only in the minds of new mothers? The question is far from settled. Here are the facts: Most babies, when first brought home from the hospital, do a fair amount of crying. These babies can be divided into two groups: those who sleep about 22 hours a day and do most of their crying between 6 and 10 p.m. and those who cry off and on day and night but mostly at night. The easiest explanation in both cases is that these babies have gas in the digestive tract that is causing pain and making them cry. But let's look at the broad canvas. The newborn baby, unlike a colt or a newborn elephant, cannot walk. He has to get his exercise some way. So when he cries he puts his whole body into it. If the parents recognize this as a normal activity and don't worry about it, the cry- "incidcntolly, Margo . . . I like your 'Bcatle cut,' ioo!" WASHINGTON (UPI)-I recently learned that the University of California has on its faculty a professor of cnology. What is cnology? I was hoping you would ask. It is defined in my dictionary as "knowledge or study of wines." In California. I suppose, en ology is regarded as a routine academic subject. For all I know, Californians begin learning enology at their mothers' knees. But in other parts of the country, at least those parts I have inhabited, an enology professor is a bit out of the ordinary. So when one turned up here, I made it a point to meet him. The savant of the vineyards is Dr. Maynard A. Amerine, who, as an Army reserve officer, was putting in a two-weekj tour of duty at the Pentagon. His military specialty, as might be expected of a wine expert, is chemical warfare. I asked the good doctor to tell me a bit about enology and he explained that the wine industry, like everything else, is rapidly becoming automated. For instance, he said, Portu-. gal is about the only wine-producing region in the world where they still jump on grapes. And even there the stompers will soon be replaced by mechanical crushers. In order to keep abreast of the times, grape growers and wine makers in California require the services of university trained scientists, Amerine said. Which is where his department comes in. If offers food science majors specialized instruction in the winery arts, including a course in tasting. Amerine also teaches a course in wine appreciation as part of the university's adult education program. The tuition for that is $25, which includes the wine. Although wine consumption in the United States is increasing, it has not kept pace with the population growth, Amerine noted. I could tell that he deplored it, too. The wine industry can't possibly compete with the whisky industry on an alcohol basis, he said, because liquor is quicker. Mso cheaper. Therefore, he said, wine pro- Teletips TOP SHOW: — 9:30. Chan. 4. Hollywood and the Stars. "The Great Lovers". A look at movie matinee idols from the silent era to the present. 7:00 — Chan. 5. Jack Douglas' "Golden Voyage" takes viewers to Bangkok. 8:30 — Chan. 2. The Lucy Show. Lucy stages a small-scale Boy Scout vaudeville show — with special touches — with Ethel Merman and regular cast members during musical numbers. (Part II) 8:30 — Chan. 7. Wagon Train. "The Andrew Elliott Story". Duke is arrested by the U. S. Cavalry when he returns alone from leading an expedition into the badlands. ducers must appeal to those who "find in wine a sort of civilized relaxation." My interview with the enolo­ gy professor took place during lunch and I trust I am not telling tales out of school when I report what beverage he ordered. If it wasn't beer, it was the first wine I ever saw with a head oi loam. ing spells should not be unusu- aly troublesome. Gas in the stomach and intestines is there all right but it is swallowed air. The more the baby cries the more air he swallows. This has been proved by X-ray studies. The gas, therefore, is a result of his crying and not the cause of it. First-born babies are more likely to go through a "colicky" period of three or four months than subsequent infants because the parents are more tense with the first child and if there's one thing a baby can sense from earliest infancy, it is tension. If the tension is the result of family discord, the baby will most likely be one of those who cries off and on all night. With these facts in mind, most doctors had just about given up using the word "colic" when along came some reports from Dr. W. L. Bradford and his co-workers at the University of Rochester that seem to indicate that there is more to this problem than meets the eye. In studies on colicky and noncol- icky babies they found that the chemical compound (preg- nanediol glucuronide) in their urine that is found in the urine of noncolicky babies. This compound is derived from the progesterone in the blood. At birth all babies have a supply of it inherited from the mother, but, as the supply diminishes, some babies are not as prompt at manufacturing their own as others. If progesterone is given to them twice a day for seven to 10 days their colic quickly disappears. These two viewpoints do not necessarily contradict each other. There are some colicky infants whose trouble is a bad emotional environment and others who need a little supplementary hormone to tide them over. One Minute Pulpit O that I might have my request, and that God would grant my desire.—Job 6:8. They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright! — Robert Burns.

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