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Page 12 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY 11, 1964 Strangely, there is no malice for Mrs. Oswald Mrs. Harvey Lee Oswald is a sympathetic character in America today. People who feel sorry for her and her two children have donated 535,000. There has been no solicitation on her behalf. She has been able to speak a few words on television, thanking the American people and saying they have "very big hearts". Chief Justice Earl Warren has said that she has been a very cooperative witness before the presidential commission on the Assassination of John Kennedy. Nowhere do you hear people making derogatory remarks about her. They are able to separate her completely from her despicable husband. It is true that Mrs. Oswald has earned decent respect by comporting herself as well as possible in her ordeal as widow of an assassin of a President. She has not fallen into the common role of being unwilling and unable to believe the bitter truth about her husband, but concedes that the facts cannot be brushed away. This tells something not only about Marina Oswald but about America itself. A century ago another assassin killed another pi"esident. There was no tolerance for anyone who had anything to do with John Wilkes Booth after the shooting. When the actor escaped from Ford's theater he found a doctor to treat his own wounds. The physician was doing his duty in his profession and did not know that he was tending the murderer of Lincoln. Sentiment in that day was so strong that the doctor was sentenced to prison and served part of that term. It is possible that Americans, today, are more willing to be just and fair to the innocent, to restrain their first instinct to find guilt through relationship or association. If that is so, then there is that small fragment of solace for the death of President Kennedy. The new champs Today, students of human behavior, we find on stage Great Britain's gift to teen age America, the Beatles. As if dropped from Planet Jupiter they have made an all-at-once splash on this part of Planet Earth, being greeted by joyous squeals from the young, especially the female young. They are represented as singers, but if they are, then Elvis Presley is the superior of Enrico Caruso. They are said to strike with romance at the hearts of our girls, but a sample of their message is: "I wan'a hoi' your han', hoi' your han' "... repeated over, and over, and over again. They are silly looking creatures, human sheep dogs. Ringo's brains are unscrewed, permitting his eyes to roll aimlessly as he beats his drums. Why do the young clap their hands to this rock n' roll quartet and scream? Because these clever idiots have established themselves as the Olympic champions at driving grown ups wild. That's all it takes. Barometer of tension Austria hasn't been a monarchy since 1918, but its mint is producing more silver coins bearing the likeness of Queen Maria Theresa than at any time in history. The coins all bear the date of 1780, when they were first minted, and are not, strangely enough, Austrian money. The Maria Theresa Dollar is the standard currency in many parts of Africa and Asia. Production has risen steadily with the emergence of new nations. Its value is Sl.ll for newly minted coins. The Austrian mint, which.also sells a gold 1892 Francis Joseph I coin among others, is a sort of barometer of international tension. In times of crisis, such as an incident in Berlin or Cuba, there is a run on the mint by those seeking the solid security of gold and silver. The Newsreel The man at the next desk hears that playing a wind instrument can be a factor in emphysema- So, instead of cigarettes, he's giving up the tuba. Dick Burton and Liz Taylor are having a terrible time keeping their movements a secret. We wish they'd try a little harder. If, as some sociologists contend, the kids are running the country, we wish they'd set the grownups a little better example. The ideal in home decoration is when the house is fixed up O.K. to live in but not quite attractive enough to sell. The foreign tourist should have no difficulty as he travels along America's highways if he just remembers that the uglier things get the more important is the city he's approaching. Joe E. Lewis, who said he had been rich and he had been poor and rich is better might be given some sort of consulting role in the war on poverty. With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore By BILL MOORE MUNICH, Germany — Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow. Why come to Germany in the winter if the weather is going to be like that in Redlands. No snow and 48 degree temperature is not our idea of February in Europe. Munich looked drab under grey skies with not even a hint of the white stuff that makes winter so beautiful. So we reminded the weather man that we had put in an order for snow. He got the message. Next day a mild storm passed this way. The flakes began falling, a few, then more and more until finally a light cover of white brought winter back to Bavaria and all was well. It was no day for driving so we cancelled a rental car we had ordered and decided to tarry another day in the quiet comfort of the Hotel Bayerischer Hof and go to the opera. Tickets to the new Munich opera house are hard to come by. but the concierge at this hostelry managed to scare up a couple of seats in row 1. The opera house was destroyed by bombs in 1943. It took millions of marks and 20 years to restore it. the grand opening being celebrated November 1953. Since then the performances have been sold out every night. As opera starts in Munich at 7 p.m., we had an early supper at Schwarzwaldcr's where vintage wines arc sold by the glass and where the menu seems endless in its variety of offerings. We chose venison steaks with cream mushroom sauce, noodles plus apple sauce and cranberry sauce served in a large portion on a separate plate. The 1955 German red wine was excellent as was the turtle soup that preceded the entree. The air was crystal clear and cold as we walked briskly the three blocks to the opera. This was the way winter should be. Stimulating, exhilarating, but not cold enough to make your cars hurt. Munich's reborn state opera house has the traditional elegance plus the glisten of a span- dy new structure. The walls of the circular shaped auditorium arc done in a rose pink satin and the seats in velvet. White and gold arc used for the decorative trim and on cither side at the front arc classical marble columns. Five balconies surround the room, but there are only three tiers of boxes, one on cither side of Uie orchestra pit and one in the center at the back. The chandelier hanging in the center of the round ceiling certainly must be the masterpiece of the art in the modern world. When the conductor raised his baton for the overture of Verdi's "Don Carlos," virtually every one of the 2,000 seats in this magnificent theater was taken. Then came the real thrill. This opera house is perfection in the prime asset of any opera house — accoustics. Never have we heard music so perfectly. Every note seemed to have a full richness and the blending of the sounds from the 80 instruments of the orchestra was overwhelming in its beauty. When the curtain was drawn and the first singing began, we were surprised to hear the words in German. How incongruous. An opera by an Italian about a Spaniard sung in German. No place for an American. But music is a universal language all of its own and in our book the words are not essential. "Don Carlos" is not at the top of our opera list, but it had its moments of greatness and we joined with the Muncheners in many rounds of applause. At intermission we stepped to the counter and in our best German ordered zwei (two) glasses of champagne. "Thank you," the waitress replied in perfect English. They'll I t r 1 ." •\ I it .;vi -y- Rf BROADEN THE. SCOPE OF THE BAKER INQUIRY TO INCLUDE SENATORS Communists are testing, us and our president ; 4 ! i I t NOW WATCH PAPA TAKE SOME Redlands Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 53, lowest 46. School Trustees schedule special meeting Friday to consider specific ways of cutting costs in wake of tax election mandate. Wilbur II. S c h o w a 11 e r awarded citation as "Churchman of the Year" by the Redlands Council of Churches. Albert Maldonado. Ronald Garcia and Frank Lopez win Lincoln essay contest prizes, in that order. Coach Bob Chambers' Terrier wrestlers defeat San Bernardino for an undefeated season and the league title. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 73, lowest 36. W. O. Mulligan presented diamond pin for his 30 years of service with the Southern California Gas company. Dr. Louis Warren of the Lincoln Life Foundation pays tribute to Mary Todd Lincoln as feature of his address at Lincoln Day dinner. UR enrollment levels off at about 1065 fo second semester which is about the same as a year ago. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 60, lowest 40. Experiment with hormone injections to promote quicker recovery from frost and heavier yields to be undertaken on George Bulloch's orange grove in Mentonc. Magazine stand a the post office to be sponsored by Redlands Lions club as part of its help-the-blind program. Lincoln Shrine pilgrimage tomorrow expected to draw some 1500 Boy and Girl Scouts. do it every time, those G e r- mans. Just showing off their English. When "Don Carlos" finally came to its tragic ending, we took a last look at the grandeur of Munich 1964 and walked out into the bracing cold of the wintry night. An espresso shop nearby was filled with the German younger set and we stopped in for a cup of this thick, bitter brew. Then back to the Bayerischer Hof walking gingerly on the icy sidewalks, happy as happy can be. TELEVISION TUESDAY NIGHT 5:00— 7—Laramie 0—Engineer Bill 13—Thaxton's Hop 5:30— 5— Whirlybirds 11—Mickey Mouse Club 5:40— 4—Believe it or Not 5:43— 4. 13—News 6:00— 2. 7—News 5—You Asked For It 9—Sugarfoot 11—M Squad 13—Touche Turtle (C) 6:30— 4, 5. 11—News 13—Huckleberry Hound 7:00— 4—Seven Seas (C) —Leave it to Beaver 7-Battlelinc- 9—People are Funny 11—Cheyenne 13—Wonders of World <C> 7:30— 2—Ralph Story's L.A. 4—Mr. Novak 5—Addograms 7—Combat 0— Dobie Gillis 13—Wanderlust (C) 8:00— 2—Red Skelton 5—Lawman 9—Movie 11—Untouchables 13—Probe 8:30— 4—You Don't Say 5—Zane Grey 7—McHale's Navy 13—Expedition! 9:00— 2—Petticoat Junction 4—Richard Boone 5—Roller Skating 7—Greatest Show (C) 11—Wide Country 13—Hot Spots '63 (c) 9:30— 2—Jack Benny 13—Happy Wanderer (C) 9:45— 9—News 10:00— 2—Garry Moore 4—Telephone Hour (C) 7—Fugitive 9—Movie 11. 13—News 10:30—13—Country Music Time 11:00— 2, 4. 5, 7—News 11—Movie 13—Movie 11:15— 4—Johnny Carson (C) 11:30— 2—Movie 5—Steve Allen 7—Stagecoach West WEDNESDAY 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 (C) 7—Pamela Mason 11—Movie 10:00— 2—McCoys 4—Concentration 5—Restless Gun 9—Movie 10:30— 2—Pete and Gladys 4—Missing Links (C) 5—Yancy Derringer 7—Girl Talk 11:00— 2—Love of Life 4—First Impression (C) 5—Cheaters 7—Price Is Right 11—Jean Majors 13—Social Security in Action 11:15—13—Guidepost 11:25— 2—News 11:30— 2—Search for Tomorrow 4—Truth or Consequences 5—Peter Gunn 7—Object Is 9—Face of Lincoln 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(C) 5—Thin Man 7—Seven Keys 9— Community of Condemned II—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 3—Cartoonville 11—Movie 1:30— 2—House Party 4—You Don't Say! (C) 7—Mike Douglas 13—Robin Hood 1:45— 9—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 11—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 and His Friends BERRY'S WORLD LIGHTER SIDE By DICK WEST Poodle Resistance Factor "Sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with US . .. whenever we LIKE a show, it's discontinued!" WASHINGTON (UPI) — Several years ago the leading general practitioner in my home town announced that he was turning over his pediatric type practice to a young associate "You're fed up with kids, eh, doc?" someone asked. "I don't mind the kids," the doctor replied. "It's their damn mammas I can't stand." This is the way I feel about poodles. Although my PRF f Poodle Resistance Factor) probably is higher than average, I don't necessarily dislike them. All things being equal, a poodle is no more repugnant than any other dog. But behind every poodle there is a poodle owner. And that is too much of a handihap for any canine to overcome. Poodle owners may in all other respects be thoroughly admirable people. But where poodles are concerned, they are impossible. There is something about a poodle that makes a 'poodle owner behave like some kind of a nut. As evidence of what a poodle can do to a poodle owner, and vice versa, I draw your attention to a book entitled "Every Night, Josephine!" that is now in its fifth printing. Josephine is a poodle. The most pampered, petted poodle in all poodledom, I would judge. Compared to Josephine, King Farouk leads a dog's life. The entire book is a sort of poodle paean, with words and music by Jacqueline Susann, a New York television actress who apparently has devoted her life to making Josephine happy. All of this might give you, as it did me, the impression that Miss Susann is a bit odd. Oddly enough, she isn't. She and her husband, television producer Irving Mansfield, were here on a promotion trip this week and I spent a couple of hours in their company. She was perfectly rationed the entire time. Apart from poodles, she is an Bv WILLIAM S. WHITE WASHINGTON — The international Communist apparatus in this hemisphere has begun a scries of harsh probing operations designed to test both the strength and the poise of a new American President, Lyndon B. Johnson, and the maturity of the American people. An essentially trumped-up crisis in Panama has been followed by an outright phony crisis in Cuba, where Fidel Castro melodramatically cuts off the Cuban water supply to Guantanamo. our big naval base. The Panamanian affair had at least some faint local color of legitimacy, though not much. Panamanian political ambitions are deeply involved, and there is no better way to campaign for votes there than to seem to be anti-Yankee based on the crime of our troops in defending themselves on our own property — the Canal Zone — from howling mobs of attacking whipped-up super "patriots." The Castro Communists, to the best of Washington's knowledge, did not so much as start the trouble as immediately to move in to exploit it — and now to transfer it to Guantanamo. The Cuban business is. of course, glaringly and totally Communist both in origin and execution. Both episodes, however, in essential effect come to the same thing. The real purpose of each is not seriously to attempt to "throw out the Yankee oppressor" — that is, to oust us from the Panama Canal or Guantanamo. We Are Staying We are simply not going to be ousted from either; and everybody, including the Panamanians and the Castro Cubans, perfectly well know this. Nor are the 10,000 Americans on Guantanamo to be left for a moment without water, as President Johnson has already made plain. Adequate ways and means to assure this are already at hand. The real Communist purpose, instead, is to put the United States on the defensive before something called "world opinion" and somehow to maneuver to get these matters put before the United Nations. There, a powerful Soviet-Ncutralist-Afro- Asian bloc happily awaits the chance to give one of its famously objective judgments. This judgment, of course, would be that the United States was, naturally and inevitably, in the wrong. For we are a large — and a Western — power: case proved. Still it is entirely unlikely that the Communists can succeed in this optimum objective. Their fall-back purpose, therefore, is to try to provoke the United States into some ill-considered military action in Cuba on Panama which they could trumpet up as an instance of American "imperialism." Patience and Strength The central necessity for the President and the American people, therefore, is to maintain a delicate balance of both patience and strength; to hold at all cost to our vital national interests but not to be baited, out of anger and long frustration, into doing too much too soon. We cannot and need not rush into Cuba without f.irther ado with the Marines, as Sen. Barry Goldwater (R.. Ariz.) seemingly recommends. Nor can we simply submit to this international blackmail, as a great many home-grown pacifists are ceaselessly and shrilly proposing. The Marines or some comparable military force would undoubtedly go in, all right, if and when such an action should really become necessary to hold Guantanamo — a most unlikely eventuality. Moreover, the Panama Canal will be held, too, and that is that. The other extreme — some form of "negotiation" by which American interests would be thrown away — is not goin to happen, either. A firm, sensible furrow must be plowed here between the far right and the far left. And the public must help the President to hold the plow straight —not because he is a Democrat, not because his name is Johnson, but because, in this matter, he must be allowed to speak for all of the United States just as President Eisenhower was allowed to speak for all the United States in times of crisis. (Copyright, 1964, by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) DOCTOR'S MA1LBAG Eighr guide-dog schools are located in nation By Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt Q—Our former pastor is blind, and a group in the church want to raise some money to get him a seeing-eye dog. Please give us the address where these dogs are trained. A—There are at least eight guide dog schools in the United States: The Seeing Eye, Inc., Box 375, Morristown, N.J.. serves the United States and Canada. It is the oldest. Eye Dog Foundation, Box 815, Beaumont, Calif., serves the U. S. and Canada. Guide Dogs for the Blind, Box 1200. San Rafael. Calif., serves states west of the Mississippi River, Hawaii and northwest Canada. International Guiding Eyes, Inc., 5431 Denny Ave., North Hollywood, Calif., serve the U. S. and Canada. Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Ro- Teletips TOP SHOW: — 10:00, Chan. 4. Telephone Hour. Robert Ryan hosts a musical almanac saluting Lincoln's Birthday and other February anniversaries. Stars are Joan Sutherland, Al Hirt, Suzanne Farrell, Patricia Neary, Conrad Ludlow and the Brothers Four. 7:30 — Chan. 4. Mr. Novak. "I'm on the Outside". A Mexican-American student accuses teacher Novak of prejudice. 8:00 — Chan. 2. Red Skelton. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. joins Red in a sketch, "Lives of a Bungle Lancer". In the silent spot, Red is a lonely grandfather celebrating his birthday. 8:30 — Chan. 7. McHale's Navy. "Urulu's Paradise West". Capt. Binghampton catches Gruber and Chief Urulu selling lots on a Navy-held island. attractive, intelligent, talented and witty young woman. I can only conclude that poodle owners have qualities, either of bodily chemistry or personality, that cause them to be unduly influenced by poodles, so that they fall under some kind of hypnotic spell. It might be a good idea if, before being allowed to buy a dog, everyone were required to undergo tests to determine if he or she is poodle prone. I intend to check into this as soon as possible. But first I've got to rush home and give my beagle a bubble bath. Chester, Mich., serves the U .S. and Canada. Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Inc., 11 W. 42nd St., New York 10036, N.Y., serves the U.S. Second Sight Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc., 71-11 Austin St., Forest Hills, N.Y., serves the U.S. Pilot Dogs, Inc., 625 W. Town St., Columbus 22, Ohio, serves the U.S. And of these agencies require that the applicant fill out a formal request which includes specific information about his general health supplied by his doctor, about his degree of blindness supplied by a qualified eye specialist and pertinent personal information. Q—Do changes in the moon adversely affect a person's mental state? A—It has long been thought that phases of the moon affected people in some mysterious way just as it was long thought that the world was flat. This belief about the moon is seen in the derivation of the word "lunatic" from the Latin "luna" (moon). Although some people still believe in such a relationship, there is no evidence for it. Q.—Can the frequent use of a sun lamp cause permanent damage to the skin? A—The sun lamp gives off ultraviolet irradiation and can produce the same damage to the skin as direct sunlight. Whether the damage is permanent (causes scarring) depends on the intensity and duration of the exposure. One Minute Pulpit For they all wanted to frighten us. thinking, Their hands will drop from the work, and * it will not be done. But now, O God, strengthen thou my hands.—Nehemiah 6:9. All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually with- . out effort, and effort means work. Work is not a curse; it is the prerogative of, intelligence, the only means to manhood, and the measure of civilization. —Calvin Coolidge. UNITY DEMONSTRATION AMMAN, Jordan (UPI)— King Hussein of Jordan, in a new demonstration of Arab unity, said Monday be soon will recognize the Yemen republican • regime and meet with U.AJt. President Gamal Abdel Nasser whenever necessary.