(Datli) Page 20 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY 19, 1964 Fire is impartial San Bernardino County was found by the 1963 Grand Jury to have a double standard for the application of fire regulations that excuses the county itself from complying at C h i n o Airport. "For the safety of property and life, the county enforces building codes as related to private property," the jury report said. "At the same time, the code is not enforced as to buildings situated on County airport land at Chino which may be leased in competition to the private, tax-paying property owner. "No effort has been made for progressively bringing up to code these sub-standard buildings, now under lease or available for lease. "The Chief of the Chino Rural Fire Department has, among other duties, that of answering fire calls at Chino Airport. He does not have the authoiity to make written recommendations for adequate fire prevention." Compared to the full expose in the Ontario Report of February 7, the Grand Jury let the aviation director, Wallace Robbins, off the hook rather easily. Once the matter is exposed it is self-evident what ought to be done. If fire codes should be enforced against private property — and they certainly should — then the same rules and standards should apply to the county. Fire is no respecter of jurisdiction; it kills in publicly owned buildings as readily as in privately owned ones. To remove doubt that life and property are being rightly protected against the hazard of fire, the building inspectors and fire prevention officers should be required to make regular inspections and written reports. Philippines hero Imagine that France, after aiding the Amcrkaiis to drive out the British in 1781, had concluded peace with England and prepared to take over the colonies herself. Imagine that. George Washington had been proclaimed the first president of a republic, had launched a second war for independence and, after two years of bitter struggle, had been captured by the French through a clever trick. Imagine that Washington then, for the good of his country and with the hope of eventually seeing it win its freedom, had pledged allegiance to France. And imagine that he had lived another 45 years to see the dream come lure. The parallel is an exaggeration, but it gives an idea of the veneration in which the late Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo is held by the people of the Philippines, who mourn his recent death. It was in 1896 that the youthful Aguinaldo began his long struggle for the freedom of his country — first against the Spanish, who had ruled the Philippines since 1565. Exiled in 1S97, Aguinaldo came back to the Philippines at the request of Admiral Dewey after the defeat of the Spanish fleet. He organized a new army and had control of the main island of Luzon by the time the Spanish- American war ended. He was not permitted to enter Manila, which had been captured by the Americans. There then began a far more costly war between the erstwhile allies. Aguinaldo had been led to believe that the Philippines would be given independence. When, instead, the United States annexed them, he took up arms again as president, at 30, of the first Philippines Republic. It was a bloody war, and the small, wiry "bandit Aguinaldo" became a household name in America. He was the epitome of the crafty, elusive guerrilla, nemesis of an army of 120,000 American soldiers. When it all ended in 1901 with Aguinaldo's capture and pledge of peace, it had cost the U.S. a third of a billion dollars and the Philippines 116,000 lives. Aguinaldo kept his parole. He retired into virtual seclusion, except for a try at the Philippines presidency in 1935. The Japanese tried to use him as a Quisling in 1942. The Russians were to claim as late as 1952 that the Americans had murdered him. He lived another 18 years after the Philippines at last became independent in 1946, watching the fledgling nation grow in strength and wisdom. The United States and the Philippines have learned much from each other. Today, the two countries and two peoples arc united in saluting the memory of Emilio Aguinaldo, who would have been 95 in March. The Newsreel The man at the next desk is enthusiastic about the war on poverty. "We're going to whip poverty," he says, "if it takes our last nickel.' The Senate votes to retain excise taxes. Some of these temporary taxes are only about 25 years old, which makes them really temporary in Washington, where temporary buildings have been there a century. Money isn't everything. Harvard, the nation's richest college plays mediocre football. Senator Goldwater says the American public would rather be poor and free than rich and enslaved. Perhaps so, but they would probably prefer some third alternative combining the best features of the other two. With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore By BILL MOORE KITZBUHEL, Austria — Tramway business in Kitzbuhcl is even more thriving than at Palm Springs. Today was clear and cold. 26 degrees at noon, and perfect for mountain sightseers and photographers. The sightseers, however, have to buck the ski traffic which is as heavy as the five o'clock rush hour on a Los Angeles freeway. A tram ride 6.000 feet up the mountain costs SI.60 a round trip compared to S4.00 at Palm Springs. The ride, in someways. is more spectacular because the tram up the Kitz- buhcler Horn has one span that is so long you think you must be flying before you get to the other side. Skiers jam the car to capac- ily — just like playing sardines. The poor sightseer is welcome only if he docs not breathe deeply, because if he did the car would probably split its sides. Skiers arc used to this. Unlike the Palm Springs tram, you can buy a one-way ticket on t h c local cable and that's what 95 per cent of the passengers do at this time of year. They ski down so fast that they almost beat the tram down, that is if they don't ski off a cliff en route. The two trams, known here as balms, arc only one of a large number of lifts for getting the ski crowd up the mountain. There are six chair lifts, a couple of rope tows, sled lows, and a few pom ma (saddle) lifts. The skiers were a happy lot today, some even going so far as to say conditions were perfect. Whether they were that good or not there were several thousand persons schussing down the slopes from early morning until dusk. Flags to celebrate the Winter Olympics arc still flying. They ;ire as near to the Olympics as we ever got. When we read in a Munich paper that some of the events were "subject to weather conditions" we decided not to go to Innsbruck. It was just as well from what we have heard from people who attended the final events. At the slalom they had expected 30,000 people and 65,000 showed up. For the jumping the final day 80.000 crowded into a stadium built for 55.000 — there were no seats, standing room only. As one of the writers in Ihc London Daily Mail wrote, Innsbruck proved that you can have the Winter Olympics without snow. That is. if you have a willing army ready to haul in the white stuff by the truckload and carry it in baskets to the ski slopes. In Austria where skiing is a part of the way of life, it is understandable how they were able to get snow where they needed it when they needed it. A hundred schilling Austrian note has Johann Strauss's picture on it. but just as appropriate would be one of a skier coming down a slope. This afternoon we bought a cyclamen in full bloom for valentine's Day and were much confused by the delay in wrapping it as we were taking it with us and suggested we take it unwrapped. W'hen you live in balmy California, it never occurs to you that in cold climate flowers must be wrapped so they won't be frozen before you get them home. The cyclamen wrapped in a double newspaper got to our pension suite undamaged, but as the thermomenter was reading in the low 20s at the time it might not have made it without the wrapping. Another use for newspapers. What would the world do without them! Mothers in Kitzbuhcl take babies and small children to town on sleds. One little baby. wrapped in a lambs fur blanket was sleeping peacefully as the sled slid along the frozen sidewalks. And one youngster thought it was great with mother trotting ahead as the sled went down one of the streets that slopes into town. Hair cuts are only 60 cents in Kitzbuhcl and, amazingly enough, the barber looked well fed. Maybe he moonlights with a job ringing church bells. He could do this before coming to work as the first angelus rings loud and clear at 5:30 a.m. The clanging bells reverberate in hundreds of bedrooms where the sinners pull pillows over their ears and sleep on. There should be a law against sound trucks and church bells before dawn. We will take it up with the U.N. One Minute Pulpit But let it be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable jewel of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious. — Peter 3:4. It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him. — Abraham Lincoln. The Do-gooder Democrats scramble for VP nomination By Doris Flecson Teletips TOP SHOW: — 9:30. Chan. 2. Dick Van Dyke Show. Sally (Rose Marie) becomes a smash hit when she appears as a guest on a late-night TV show. (First of two parts.) 7:30 — Chan. 2. CBS Reports. "The Flight From Hollywood." Report on continuing shift in the economics, artistry and points of production of American movies. 0:00 — Chan. 2. Beverly Hillbillies. Granny tries to teach Elly May how to catch a husband — in the style of the year 1910. K):00 — Chan. 2. Danny Kaye. Guests arc John and Hayley Mills, Joe and Eddie. Redlands Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 63, lowest 4S. The Lugonia district of early Redlands being gradually rejuvenated by the homeowners themselves, building officials report, noting that 51 new homes have been built in the area in 1958 alone. County Supervisors not too pleased with prospect of an ordinance which would ban even BB guns in county areas. "How will youngsters ever learn to handle firearms if we pass this?" asks S. Wesley Break of Bryn Mawr. Terriers to face Colton tomorrow for CBL basketball crown with Ken Hubbs and Norm Hous- Icy the big threats for Colton. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 66, lowest 33. New informational leaflet. "Know Redlands" issued by Chamber of Commerce. It contains 51 questions and answers about the community. Mrs. Dwight Eisenhower, now vacationing in Palm Springs, receives gift of 65 '•Eisenhower" camellia blooms from the Lcav- erton gardens in Redlands, courtesy local Republican Women's club. A. B. Drake elected president of the Fortnightly club at the literary organization's 892nd meeting. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 6T, lowest 38. First services to be conducted Sunday in the first unit of new University Methodist church on CoKon avenue at Division street. Redlands Realtors view Redlands future with optimism in round table discussion program. Eight local Boy Scout troops and 58 individual Scouts help with March of Dimes collection. THE ALMANAC Today is Wednesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 1964 with 316 to follow. The moon is approaching its first quarter. The evening stars are Venus and Jupiter. On this day in history: In 1878, Thomas Edison received a patent for his invention of the phonograph. In 1941, Radio Berlin's propaganda division short-waved an appeal to the United States to send messages collect to Germany. More than 1,000 Americans responsded, most of whom were highly critical of the Nazi regime. In 1945, U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima, beginning a bloody World War II battle for the Japanese-held island. A thought for the day—Inventor Thomas Edison once said: "Genius is one per cent inspiration and 90 per cent perspiration." TELEVISION WEDNESDAY NIGHT 5:00— 7—Hawaiian Eye 9— Engineer Bill (C) 13—Thaxton Hop 5:30— 5—Whirlybirds It—Mickey Mouse Club 5:40— 4—Believe It or Not 5:45— 4, 13—N'ews 6:00— 2. 7—News 5—You Asked For It 9—Follow the Sun 11—M Squad 13—Touchc Turtle (C) 6:30— 4. 5. 11—News 13—Rod Rocket (C) 7:00— 4—Death Valley Days 5—Leave it to Beaver 7—World of Giants 9—People Are Funny 11—Gallant Men 13—This Exciting World 7:30— 2—CBS Reports 4—Virginian (C) 5—Addograms 7—Ozzie and Harriet 9—Dobie Gillis 13—Adventure Tomorrow (c) 8:00— 5—Lawman 7—Patty Duke 9—Movie (C) 11—Sam Benedict 13—Story of an Actress 8:30— 2—Tell it to the Camera 5—Detectives 7—Farmer's Daughter 13—Surfsidc 6 9.00— 2—Beverly Hillbillies 4—Espionage 5—Championship Wrestling 7—Ben Casey 11—I Search for Adventure 9:30— 2—Dick Van Dyke 11—Bold Journey 13—Silents Please 9:45— 9—News 10.00— 2—Danny Kaye 4—Eleventh Hour 7—Channing 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—New Breed 11:45— 9—News THURSDAY DAYTIME 9:00— 2—News 4—Say When 5—Romper Room 7—1 Married Joan 9—King and Odie 11—Jack La Lanne 13—News : 9:15— 9—Babysitter 13—Guidepost 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—Mr. Lucky 7—Girl Talk 11:00— 2—Love of Life 4—First Impression (c) 5—Cross Current 7—Price Is Right 11—lean Majors 31:25— 2—News 11:30— 2—Search for Tomorrow 4—Truth or Consequences (c) 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(C) 5—Thin Man 7—Seven Keys 9—En France 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 Parly 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 SoLhern 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 3:45— 5—Corris Guy 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 LIGHTER SIDE LBJ swim suit By DICK WEST WASHINGTON (UPI) - A U. S. president automatically becomes a style setter. When the president does something, it usually starts a fashion, a fad or a trend. President Johnson has made the hat people happy not only by wearing a hat but by giving them away to distinguished guests at his ranch. The hat people figure thai this is bound to stimulate sales. The theory is that a lot of men •who haven't been wearing hats will now go out and buy one. One hat maker has even brought out an LBJ model, which is a three-gallon version of the President's five - gallon version of the Texas 10-gallon hat. By the same token, the President has delighted the dance people by dancing at White House social functions, on one occasion gliding around the floor with 50 different partners. The theory is that this will inculcate a desire to trip the light fantastic in a lot of men who have previously done nothing more graceful than trip over light cords. I expect that some enterprising dance studio will shortly come forth with an LBJ Waltz, an LBJ fox trot or an LBJ twist. It also has been reported that President Johnson occasionally swims in the White House pool "au naturel," as the French say. It will be interesting to see what the effect of that will be. Presumably, it will cause the bathing suit people to start sending up distress signals the way the hat people used to do when President Kennedy neglected to wear a head piece. Kennedy yielded to the pressure from the hat people to the extent of carrying a hat in his hand. Perhaps Johnson can mollify the bathing suit people by keeping a pair of trunks under his arm when he takes a dip. It is. of course, entirely possible that this particular presi- jdcntial practice will fail to de- WASHINGTON — The Democratic nomination for President is taken this year, but by universal consent the Democratic nomination for Vice-President, which is wide open, is a mighty fine job, too. A host of Democrats is reaching for it, and practically every American of legal age would accept the offer if made. President Johnson already enjoys his dominant role in the situation and has twitted the hopeful aspirants whose friends have discussed their manifest willingness to serve. Nor has the President been above the appearance of pitting one against the other. About all the aspirants can do for themselves is to develop pressures within the party for their nomination. This accounts for the California travels this week of both Senators from Minnesota. Hubert Humphrey, and Eugene McCarthy. They are even displaying their talents before those uninhibited judges, the California Democratic Clubs, a chancy forum President Johnson is widely shunning, though he, too, will be in the neighborhood. The most determined power play is taking place behind the scenes, and there is little that the President or party leaders can do to shape the outcome. It is the decision which the Clan Kennedy is making about its political future. Acting as One It has always acted as one. a strategy which paid off in I960. No doubt it would prefer to do so in the future, but its power to command events has been greatly diminished. Assassination has robbed it of its most attractive public figure, the late President, and illness has struck down the shrewd and daring patriarch who never counted the cost of any project he thought desirable. What is left of John F. Kennedy's power lies in the realm of emotion. Many of his former aides and supporters will feel a personal loyalty to him, but what might be called its element of transferability to other Kennedys is subject to the attrition of time. That attrition rarely displays iself more brutally and quickly than it does in politics. Joseph P. Kennedy, who in his long and successful career, financial and political, occupied the front seats of power, can no longer advise his family in the same way. The children have got to make it as best they can with the help of their mother, who has been trained in politics since childhood. '• Bobby Will Stay Attorney General Robert Kennedy will stay on here until after the election at least. Sargent Shriver, head of the Peace Corps, has been put by President Johnson in charge of t h e new war on poverty. In a political sense, this makes Kennedy and Shriver rivals for the Vice-Presidency, and the President has so been told, though he disclaims the intention of creating the situation. What the Attorney General and the Shrivers think, they have not revealed. .Mrs. Shriver was very close to her brother, the President, and seems in many ways to have her father's tough mind and managerial talent. Probably much depends on what she thinks. Some old family friends believe Sen. Edward Kennedy has the best political sense of them all. but he is constitutionally ineligible to be President, being only 32, apart from other considerations. (Copyright. 1964. by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) THE DOCTOR SAYS Shingles and chicken pox: same virus causes both By Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt The days when a shingle was something used to inflict corporal punishment on a wayward child arc gone. But shingles is still a punishing disease. It is caused by a virus. In children and young adults the same virus causes chicken pox. As age advances, the number of cases of shingles and the severity of the disease increases. Most persons who get this disease had chicken pox in childhood and were exposed to it again two or three weeks before the onset. The virus usually settles in one of the nerve trunks of the spinal cord and as it travels along the nerve the overlying skin becomes red and very painful. Blisters form, and after about 10 days they dry up and the disease subsides. Shingles can be a very serious disease when one of the nerve trunks in the head is involved as this may velop into a nationwide trend. At least, I fervently hope so. Not all of us have private pools, like the one at the White House. For instance, I get my aquatic exercise in one of the so-called community pools that have been springing up in the suburbs in recent years. If fashion so dictates, I might buy a three-gallon hat for evening wear. I might even, under extreme duress, get out on the dance floor. But spare me the sight of a bunch of suburbanites splashing around in their birthday bikinis. Togetherness, yes. Altogether- ness, no. lead to loss of taste, facial paralysis and even blindness. The older the victim, the more likelihood there is that, after the acute disease has subsided, a very painful neuritis or a very annoying itching will persist for several months or even years. Many drugs and even surgical procedures have been used to relieve the pain, but with disappointing results. Freezing the affected skin by spraying it with ethyl chloride has been found to give relief for some victims. This process usually has to be repeated several times. Recent reports indicate that other treatments are also promising. Abi- tylguanide, given by mouth before nerve damage has been, done, apparently shortens t h a course of the disease and prevents severe complications. Gamma globulin injected into the muscle every second day in the acute stage of the disease causes prompt subsidence of the pain and probably prevents the painful neuritic aftermath that plagues so many of the olde* victims. In another study, a weak so* Iution of procaine was injected into the vein. This treatment had to be repeated several times in some victims, but gave excellent results. The procedure is not without danger and must be carefully supervised by a doctor who has had experience with it. What was once considered a condition for which nothing could be done is beginning to yield to modern medical metb/ ods. BERRY'S WORLD "I knew I should have stayed off the 'adranced slope!""
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