The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California on September 14, 1970 · Page 19
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The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California · Page 19

San Bernardino, California
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Monday, September 14, 1970
Page 19
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THE SUN B.J ' Nexl Time He'll Pay Fine ir Monday, Sept 14, If 70 " W ,. " Tired CiTS ITcr; From Ticir Phantom . . . after a fast ride high over the High Desert Sun-Tlgrim photo by Tom Owtns , : H V ' , J . K ' ; d ' World's Best Fishier Pilots (Continued From Metro Page) descriptions to take hold of the controls Of the F4. I- Most admit they are forever looking onward and upward, maneuvering to get 'into the cockpit of the most sophisticated aircraft in the Air Force 'Owentory. Perhaps now it is the F4. In a short while, it could be the Flo, now just off the drawing board. CATS fall into three categories at George back-seat pilots, front-seat pilots and back-seat navigators. The back-seat pilots slowly are being phased out of the F4, according to Col. Donald D'Amico, assistant director of Wing operations at George. "Probably 60 to 70 per cent of the back-seaters are now navigators," D'Amico said. "They have more responsibility than just navigating. They must operate the radar systems needed to fire the weapons. . ." For Maj. Pat Kelly, an 11-year veteran of SAC's B52 and B58 fleet, the F4 gives him a startling advantage over most of his previous assignments. Kelly can now see outside the aircraft. His view could be better, but the back-seater in an F4 has his own personal canopy over his head. "I wanted to do something different. A high performance aircraft sounded like a challenge," the navigator from Florida declared. Kelly said he got his chance to join the Replacement Training Unit when his B58 wing was phased out. He said he was happy with his new assignment which should offer him more chance to travel. First Lt. Stormy Boudreaux came to the F4 program directly from flight training at Vance AFB, Okla. Graduating fifth in a class of 65, Boudreaux just about had his pick of assignments. "They weren't offering F4 front-seat pilot assignments directly out of flight school, but I took the back-seater job with hopes that some day I can move to the front," Boudreaux explained. "I'll be at least qualified in the F4. It should make the transition to the front seat easier." Capt. Jim Null, of Oklahoma City, is taking his second tour as a CAT. This time he's learning to be a front-seater. "I was stationed at Homestead AFB, Fla. with the 68th Tactical Figh'er Squadron," Null said. "I like the F4. I've logged more than 500 hours flying time without once experiencing a condition I'd label as an emergency." Kelly, Boudreaux and Null. Younj hotshots just beginning their Air Force flying careers. Another CAT is a different breed. Robert G. Eklund wears the eagles COL. nOBEKT EKLUND . . . part of the team in Training of a full colonel on his shoulders. He boasts 27 years as an Air Force flyer in everything from Mustangs to a variety of prop and jet driven trainers. Col. Eklund gave up a vice wing commander's job with the F105 to come to George. At 45, he is one of the oldest CATS in F4 training. "Why?" Eklund said. "What is the military in peace time but a training establishment. You train for war. That's the name of the game . . ." Eklund said he is not concerned that his next assignment might be in Vietnam. He said he volunteered to go four years ago. "A surgeon likes to operate. That's what he's trained to do. I feel the same about going to Southeast Asia. I've had 27 years of training for just such an assignment." Asked how he felt about training under instructors below his rank, Eklund, a former F105 instructor himself said: "It doesn't bother me. If someone has something to give you, you'd be unwise to take it no matter what rank is talking." Both Eklund and D'Amico have strong feelings about the F4. Both agreed that the Phantom has been given too many jobs to do. Thus, it docs all jobs well, but is superior in few. "The F4 assumes the roles of a tactical bomber, an air defense interceptor and a reconnaissance aircraft," D'Amico explained. "But if you put the F4 up against other Air Force aircraft designed specifically for each one of those missions, the F4 probably would come out second best. . ." Daily, FIs fill the skies above the High Desert. They fly formations over the High Sierra. They drop their practice bombs on a simulated Vietnam landscape on Leach (dry) Lake. Why George Air Force Base for pilot training? Co!. D'Amico, a Vietnam veteran, explained. "George has probably the best flying weather in the country. It's perfect 3G0 days a year ... and then the pilots go to the worst flying weather in the world Vietnam." c Obituaries Dr. Russell Gray, San Bernardino Irene S. Zylka, Hedlands Bulletin Board)) pollution researrli nm. blems will be discussed at a noon luncheon of the Governor's Industrial Safety Conference, Citrus Belt Regional Chapter, at. the Faculty Club of the University of California, Riverside, on Sept. 17. Roger E. Sperling, a member of the Air Pollution Research Center at the university, will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Russell M. Gray, 75, physician and surgeon in In-dio, Palm Springs and San Bernardino since 1943, died yesterday in a San Bernardino hospital. Services will be held Wednesday. Dr. Gray, a resident of San Bernardino, was a veteran of World War I and was a member of the Indio Masonic Lodge. San Bernardino Scottish Rite, San Bernardino Shrine Club, Al Malaikah Temple, Los Angeles, San Bernardino Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, American Medical Association, California Medical Association and San Bernardino County Medical Association. He was a graduate of University of California Medical School and a staff member at San Bernardino Community Hospital, San Bernardino County Hospital and St. Bernardine's Hospital. Dr. Gray was born in Illinois and was a 25-year resi dent of San Bernardino and a 69-year resident of California. Survivors include his widow, Donna V.; a son, Robert L., of Nevada; four daughters, Mrs. Annabelle VanEpps of Louisiana, Mrs. Kathleen Woods of Texas, Donna and Mona Gray, both of San Bernardino; two stepsons, L. D. Murray of Los Angeles, and Charles E . Murray of San Diego; and 13 grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 5050 Sierra Way, San Bernardino, with burial following in Mt. View Cemetery. Grove Colonial Mortuary, San Bernardino, is in charge. The family requests remembrances b e made in the form of donations to either the Russell M. Gray Fund of San B e r n a r d i n o Community Hospital or the memorial fund of Lutheran Church of Our Savior. Mrs. Irene S. Zylka, 80, Redlands interior decorator and civic figure, died Friday in Redlands. Services will be held tomorrow. Mrs. Zylka, of 631 Harding Drive, Redlands, had been operator of the Zylka Drapery Shop in Redlands. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Contemporary Club and Evening Auxiliary. Mrs. Zylka was born in in Montana and lived Redlands 50 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. John Hatfield of Redlands, and Mrs. Cornelius Hayes of Pomona; four grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. Services will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at F. Arthur Cortncr Chapel, Redlands, with burial following i n Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands. Amos C. Williams, San Bernardino Lux R. Banks, San Bernardino Amos C. Williams. 8 3 , onetime assistant fire chief of the Los Angeles City Fire Department, died yesterday in a San Bernardino hospital. He was born in Tennessee and was a one year resident, of San Bernardino and a 66-year resident of California. Williams, of 317 E. Home St., Rialto, was a member for 50 years of the Arlington Masonic Lodge No. 414, Los Angeles, and a member of the Los Angeles Fireman's Relief Association. Survivors include his widow, Fanchon; a son, Col. Kenneth Krcps of Rialto, and a sister, Mrs. Delia Steed of Paradise. Masonic services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Grove Colonial Mortuary, Rialto, with cremation following in Mt. View Cemetery. Mrs. Luz R. Banks, 62, 4052 Acre Lane. San Bernardino, died Saturday in San Bernar-. dino. She was born in Mexico and was a 41-year resident of San Bernardino. She was a member of .the San Bernardino Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Clcnnie and Rudolph, both of San Bernardino; three daughters, Margarita Lem-mond of Nevada, Lucy Swartz of Loma Linda, and Evangelina Carreon of Col-ton; a brother, 'Pamfilo Rabago of Mexico; a sister, Francisca Encinas of Mexico; 19 grandchildren and two nephews. Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Bobbitt Memorial Chapel with burial following in M o n t e c i t o Memorial Park. Henry J. Saner, Bloominglon Amher K. Bobeng, Bloomingtoii Amber Renee Bobeng, 11 months, 9754 Larch Ave.. Bloomington, died Sunday in a Duarte hospital. Survivors Include the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bobeng; a sister, Dawn LeeAnn, of Bloomington; paternal grandparents, Mr. .and Mrs. Milton Bobeng of Fontana, and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bond of Sunnyvale. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Bloomington, with Ralph Wm. Allen Funeral Home, Rialto, in charge. Lennie W. Reynolds, Yucaipa ; Lennie Washington Reynolds, 81, 35011 Avenue B, Yucaipa, died Friday in Perris. He was a nine-year resident of Yucaipa. He was a retired mobile homes salesman. Surviving is his widow, Margaret, of Yucaipa. Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hughes Yucaipa Chapel with entombment, following i n Inglewood Park Mausoleum, Inglewood. Henry J. Saucr, 79, 18493 8th St., Bloomington, died Thursday in Bloomington. He was bom in Kansas and was a laborer. Survivors include his widow, Anna K.; five daughters, Bertha Holzworth, Anna Mooberry, Mary W e 1 d o n , Esther Baxter and Ruby Sanderfcr; three sons, J. G. Sauer, Edward and Albert; four brothers, Jake, Fred, Edward and W. A. (Bill); two sisters, Lena Green and Tatie Blunck Infant, San Bernardino Infant Richard Douglas Blunck died Saturday in a San Bernardino hospital. Survivors include the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Blunck, 289 W. Holly St., Rialto; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Rulon D. Blunck, of Rialto, and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Gardiner of Glendale. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, with Ralph Wm, Allen Funeral Home, Rialto, in charge. Cook; and 28 grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Acheson and Graham Chapel, Riverside, with burial following in Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Bloomington. MARK B. SHAW Serviei RiminJtrs MEMORIAL CHAPEL MIS NtHh Wtttrmi Avhim Jei C. William MendiV. 1:00 P.M. Evtlyn Carr Mondiv 2:30 P.M. Lt Hal Clark Tutidav. 10:30 A.M., Grtvtiid Mt. Viw CtmtUrv Ros C. Turner tu.idiy 1:00 P.M. Roy Houmord Wtdnaidw. 10:30 A M. PENDING Luis L. Ramos Gilbert Furry Virginia Klaytr KREMER CHAPEL 144 North Mt. Vernon Avcnut Jot L. M antes Moi: Mondtv. 10:30 A.M. Our ld of Gudluot Catholic Church HIGHLAND CHAPEL 2?8S lain Lin Avnnu Eleanor Ann Srcffet M: Monday :00 A.M. St. Annn'j Ctholic Church (Continued From Metro Page) I didn't get out on time. Finally I reminded a sergeant, i think I was suji-posed to get out at 7 o'clock,' and he let me out. "The officers said, 'The county owed you an hour and a half.' That's wlu-n they told me I had to spend the next day at Glen Helen." the problem was the same at Glen Helen overcrowding. Nevertheless, the situation was reversed. Rrinsrhniidt spent his 24 hour stint in a "maximum security" cell, all alone. "As a whole," he said, "It was a better experience. It was cleaner. They made you take a shower, and they checked your scalp and feet. You wore their clothes." The cells were not elaborate. "Three walls and a wall of bars," said Reinschmidt. "There was a bed, a sink, a table and a toilet, all fastened to the floor. There was nothing you could do anything with except the mattress and the bedclothes. "It was considerably cleaner, but there was absolutely nothing to do. Once in a while you could see a guard walk by in a corridor separated from the cells by another corridor for the prisoners. The doors were operated automatically by an electric switchboard at the end of the row of cells. "There was no reading material. The radio played a while, but then it was shut off. I slept as much as I could, and when I couldn't I tried singing in Latin." A theater arts major at Chaffey College, Reinschmidt has also studied singing. He is a member of his church choir and has also performed in Tom Sawyer and other Junior University productions. Did the other inmates complain about his singing? "I sang quietly," Reinschmidt said. He was released at 7 the following night. "It was really a shock to someone who hasn't encountered something like that," he said. Judge Krumm is on vacation and could not be contacted for his reasons for jail sentence. Reinschmidt, however, said he realizes the judge may have believed the sentence would be a good object lesson. Ontario Man Dies In Cycle Accident Ralph Valles, 27, of 815 Hope St., Ontario, died yesterday after receiving multiple injuries in a motorcycle accident, Deputy Coroner Bill Hill said. California Highway Patrol officers reported Valles and a friend were riding their motorcycles in an area north of Foothill Boulevard and west of East Avenue when the victim's vehicle went out of control, and lie crashed into a large eucalyptus tree. ' It's just because basically J'm an easy going person that it came as a shock to me to be told you were goinj to go to jail," he said. "I tried to laugh it off to myseif 11a, ha, ha it saved me $43." "liut I won't go to court again. I'll pay the fine next time. "The damage, as far as I'm concerned, can't l)e undone. If anything can be done it will be to keep it from happening to somebody else. "It just seemed to me at the time that it was pretty stiff. My mother asked, what did I say to the judge when he told me I was going to jail? "All I could say was, 'O.K.' What can you say to a judge?" 3.500 Watch (Continued From Metro Page) oriented events because "I'm sort of a wetback myself." Shortly afterward, when it was announced that the MA PA float had won a sweepstakes award, Abe Tapia, statewide president of the organization, came to the microphone, and referriig to the "wetback" remark, said, "We reject trophies to an Anglo run and dominated type of parade. It is an insult to the Mexicaan community in the way they've promoted it." Speaking in Spanish, Tapia urged other award winners to return their trophies also. He vigorously denounced the program because the clown had been allowed, unchallenged, to make the remark. Tapia was followed by Romo and two young men wearing Brown Beret uniforms. All of them condemned the remark as insulting and said that the time has come for persons of Mexican descent to assert themselves against such incidents and seek the justice and liberty to which they are entitled. Fiesta organizers took the situation in stride. Alfredo Enciso, president of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce, quietly packed the unclaimed trophies in a box and took them to his ca, He remarked later, "They were letting off their steam. The less said about it, the better." Morales said of the incident, "Of course, there's a lot of friction these days. These people hate being called 'wetbacks.' That's what they're fighting against." Hector I.unda, president of MAFA's San Bernardino chapter, said "We returned the trophy because of the offensive nature of the program to the Mexican people." Despite the abrupt end of the award ceremonies, most of the audience seemed unperturbed, finding amusement among the carnival attractions or seeking shaded seals from which to view the entertainment scheduled for the later afternoon and evening. (onjm mm Wtr-y ................ jgjk . ; i K . . (Cflffltmsiln(riTOnnMai Eight out of Ivn voulvn still try to sleep on a standard double bed nialtresx. 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