6 - Monday, Feb. 24,19M Redlands Dally Facts Red lands weather.... lovely and clear but dry From that typical Chamber of Commerce viewpoint. Bed- lands weather has been beautiful for nearly a month. The mountains encircling the valley have loomed skyward inj all the glory — almost fully visible during the day. And myraid of blinking lights at night. But even the Chamber of Commerce might have to admit there have been a couple of drawbacks. For one thing, this has per haps been the "windiest" February in many a year. The north and east winds off the desert have kept the atmos phere clear of smog, true. But they have also kept the streets littered with debris and made traveling east and west on the hazardous side. Too, those winds have done another thing. They have held back one very importaint ingredient—rain. It has been one month Saturday—Jan. 22—since the last substantial rainfall pelted the valley. There was IVi inches on Jan. 21-22. But since that time, there was a dribbly .02 on Feb. 12 and a stingy .03 on Feb. 16. the season total is just 8.16 inches. Thus, for the first time since the end of August, rainfall for the season is below average. Is there still hope? Well, the careful records analyzed by the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation district show there is, perhaps. On a frequency basis, for in stance, there has been rain more often on March S over The rainfall year, which begins on July 1, started out just great By the end of September, there was 3.10 inches, By the end of October, 4.35 inches and by the end of November, 6.43 inches. All far above normal. December, with only .05, was almost blanked. Then came January with another below-average month of 1.63 inches. • „ n m-~i <i,^ ,„„ Now, it is February 24 andj^ ™ ^ And, as a practical matter, .March should be good for at least three inches. Yet, February should have been, too. What does the Weather man say? Well, today he has some hopeful remarks. He believes it'll rain tonight, tomorrow and again this weekend. Perhaps all is not yet lost. OUR ANCESTORS byQuiacy Grail award to be presented Tuesday night The Grail Award of the Redlands Knights of the Round Table will be awarded tomorrow evening as a highlight of the club's Ladies Night dinner at the First Congregational Church's Kimberly Hall. Also on the program for the 6:30 p.m. event will be a talk by city attorney Edward F. Taylor who will discuss the "Federal Threat to Local Water Rishts." Thus? whaf many hoped last!Musical entertainment will be Eight lectures on real estate at UCR Eight lectures for people in, „ , ....... , „ , iterested in investing in real fall was the start of a "wet" provided by University of Red- !cstatc wiI1 start Monday nigbt cycle, is turning out to be just lands singer Joan Nelson. She! MarcI] , at , hc university of like all the other recent years, "ill be accompanied by Lowell (California Riverside, subnormal. V. Lacy, another UR student, i ! I In this new spring series I speakers who have specialized i in real estate investment from various standpoints, such as : planning, architecture, financ- 'ing. analysis and selling, will (present latest information each I Monday night for eight weeks. See Our 51st State land of enchantment ALASKA visit such places as Fairbanks, Anchorage, Kodialc. ATLAS TRAVEL SERVICE 14 N. 7th St. Redlands 793-2444 "Well, if you really want to quit, why don't you just tie a knot in the hose?" School trustees ask for another unit at Crafton Two hurt in traffic crashes Two Redlands men suffered minor injuries in separate traffic accidents in Redlands yesterday, police reported. Tony R. Hernandez, 30, of 1351 Stillman. was hurt about 1:06 a.m. when his car hit a tele- . phone pole on Central avenue according to the topical agenda ncar clmrch . IIc was trcated at for tomorrow's regular 7:30 P-m; Redlands Community hospital. John Vandcrmade. 41, of 360 Chestnut, was injured about 4:15 ,. p.m. in a two-car accident on Also listed among other things; East citrus avcnU e near Lin for discussion and action b.Vj co ij, firecL Vandermade was Trustees tomorrow are the fol-i traveling cast on Citrus when lowing: in i s car W as struck from behind — Call for bids for two, thir-jby another auto, driven by Wil- teen-row buses. jjjam S. Richards, 290 La Colina. — Call for bids for a tractor- < School Trustees will be asked; to authorize construction of yet another classroom building at; the Crafton elementary school. board meeting. One. four-class- RHS Future Farmers win honors at Indio Fair Santa Ana wash fire may affect park election A 100-acre fire in the Santa Ana wash north of Riverside yesterday could have implications in the special Riverside municipal balloting tomorrow. For the fire was on part of a 200-acre plot proposed as a special "wilderness park." And!group in the Beef Cattle divi , Riverside voters tomorrow wiU; s ion. Cleveland also won a first idcrson third in Junior Calf, be asked to approve a $225,000 bond issue to acquire the land. The flames, from an undetermined start, broke out about'ban also scored noon on the city limits between!Showmanship Riverside and Rubidoux. Some I In the Single Feeder Steers of The Future Farmers of America Chapter of Redlands High School returned home last night from the Indio Date Festival and Fair with some $200 in awards and honors, it was reported today. Top honor was the Grand Champion Fat Steer given to Lloyd Cleveland of the R.H.S. Iery sixth, and Gran Womack seventh in Showmanship. Group Chapter ward of five dairy cattle won Redlands second place money. In individual competition, Hillery placed second in Senior Yearling: Rick McDowell first and Gran Womack fifth in Junior Yearling: Lloyd Cleveland first in Senior Calf; Charles Burtron second and Duane An- i 85 firemen and 25 volunteers] Beef Cattle, John Buckmaster from the Riverside and Statejled the local entries with a first, fire departments battled thej followed by Dan Francis. Jerry blaze. (Wagner. Dennis Boyle, McKib- Riverside voters, will have i ban, and Joe Trenery seconds. built. Economic and design aspects mower combination, which are important to the sue- 1 — Expansion of transporta cess of a real estate project wilijtion facility by Penta Construe be examined, including construe tion cost estimation, tax implications, financing techniques, management, and other related fields. Registration for this series. "Real Estate Investment Essentials," is now open at the University Extension office on the UCR campus. DOUBLE TICKETS NOTTINGHAM, England tion System, Inc. |(UPl)-Ralph Reid-Buckle, 28, — Discussion of financing ofi who was married Sunday, re the new swimming pools at Red-'ccived an unwelcome honey (lands high. jmoon present when he went — Discussion of counseling;his car with is bride, Yvonne, positions at Clement and Red- 1 26. A policeman gave him lands Junior high schools. I ticket for parking illegally. The — Report oft use of school officer also gave a parking tick- facilities under the Civic Center!et to the Rev. George Walker, Act. '70, who married the couple. two park bond issue measures before them tomorrow involving about Sl^i million. There are a total of eight ballot measures. The "Wilderness park" proposal is somewhat akin to the Prospect Park bond issue in Redlands which failed last October. Both are lands with natural park landscaping, not intended for intensive recrca tional development. The other Riverside proposal at $1,565,000 is for the purpose of acquiring additions to and mprovements for the park and recreation system, including ac quisition of additional neighborhood parks. It also calls for the construe tion of community recreation and assembly buildings in certain parks and the improvement of parkways. SAVINGSJ0 CHIRP ABOUT IN AiP's SELECTION FOR MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY I .SUPER-RIGHT GRAIN FEDSteer CHUCK STEAK CUT FROM O-BONE SHOULDER SWISS STYLE STEAK BONELESS CHUCK ROAST 69 lb BONELESS STEWING BEEF Come See You'll LEAN SaveatA&P! SHORT RIBS 29 FRESH LEAN if, GROUND BEEF 39 SUPER-RIGHT lb FRANKS ALL MEAT 49' lb VAN DE KAMP FROZEN HALIBUT WHITE HOUSE Evaporated MILK MAZOLA MARGARINE Cheese Enchiladas 7'/i-oz. 3/S1 p £j »!» C KRAFT — American, Pimienro or Swiss Cheese Slices A A J**s Garden Fresh Protiuce M NAVEL ORANGES 5: 5-4B c YELLOW ONIONS 1* ICC Tasty MB Pricci Effective Monday. Tuesday ft Wednesday. Feb. 24. 25 I 26 320 Redlands Blvd. Toxao/e Htmi itbjed to faz —Opeo Senear THE G8EAT ATLWTK 1 FACfflC TEA COMPANY, K >uper Jyfarkets 4MKIUJ DIMXM1U IO0P WUCHANT JUKI II5< MM CMp Stamp* qivtt a* crU Hmmt ncrst otcaHoflc bmmjtt, tobacco predicts. fi«id milk ana cream. Republicans in Senate block farm bill action WASHINGTON (UPI)-Senate Republicans again blocked consideration of the administration's farm bill today. One GOP foe of the measure said Agriculture Secretary Orville L. Freeman bas ample authority now to head off a drop in wheat prices. The objection which prevented Democratic leader Mike Mansfield from getting up the wheat- cotton bill was voiced by Sen. John G. Tower. R-Te.w, who said his farmers want to learn what's in the bill. Under the present parliamentary situation in the Senate, Mansfield can bring up the farm bill only by unanimous consent. Tower waved a sheaf of telegrams which he said were from Texas farmers asking for a delay on the farm bill. Sen. Jack Miller, R-Iowa, backed Tower's argument that more time is needed. Mansfield is fast running out of time. Leaders tried Friday to start debate on the measure but Sen. John Williams, R-Dcl., objected. Administration supporters are concerned that unless the bill is voted on early this week, it will be shunted aside as action on the civil rights bill be- ins. The expected filibuster of the rights measure could delay the farm bill so long that it's passage would be too late to affect spring crops planted this year. The wheat section of the legislation would restore expected farm income loss by giving growers who limit their acre age higher price supports through the use of redeemable marketing certificates. The cotton clause would pro vide indirect subsidies for textile mills which would be paid through traders in an effect to increase domestic sales to U.S. mills. It would also give direct payments to producers who agree to limit planting. in single market steers, as did; Don Buyak and Don Taylor Kenny McKibban. with Jeffjboth won firsts in Swine Single Hudges a third place. McKib -i feeder Animals, with Taylor win- a fourth inining the Clean Barn Award. In the Agricultural Mechanic* Department Charles Burtron led the way for the local F.F.A. chapter with a first and three seconds in Farm Equipment Constructed, including tack hammer, weed knife, hay hooks, and show box. Kenny McKibban won second and third with show stick and Poultry catcher, and Dale Cranford a third with Swinging Hook. In Farm Equipment Repaired, Cranford scored a second with a Plane repair, and Dave Alvis a third with Grinder repair. The F.F.A. boys went to the annual Riverside county Fair last Wednesday, with judging held Saturday. Some 55 local members went to the Fair Saturday by bus to witness the final judging. R.H.S. Instructors Bob Dietrick. Olcn Chamberlain, and Roger and Jeff Hay a fourth in various weight sections of this division. The group chapter of five beef cattle placed fourth in over-all competition. In Dairy Cattle Division, the R.H.S. Future Farmers placed Charles Burton fifth, Steve Hil- Probe opens into teacher retirement SACRAMENTO — (PCNS) — A special legislative probe of California's S52 million-per-year teacher retirement fund was launched Thursday following re ncwal of an old controversy over allowances for out-of-state teaching credit. The Joint Legislative Retirement Committee ordered immediate preparation of an emergency proposal for a SI0O.00O appropriation during the current special session of the Legislature to finance a 2-year evaluation of the spiralling retirement program. Projected liabib'ties of the fund are currently estimated at $2 billion dollars. Assemblyman Don A. Allen of Los Angeles, chairman of the 6- man joint committee, said the intent of the order is to develop positive retirement fund revision for submission to the entire Legislature at a special call in 1966. The committee's decision to proceed with a long-range study of the teacher retirement program came as both victory and defeat for leaders of the move to secure improved retirement benefits for teachers trained and experienced outside of Calif. Hall were in attendance. Ansiel to oppose Dana for supervisor Fred H. Ansiel Jr., a teaching principal in the Amboy school district, has announced that he will oppose incumbent Ross Dana for supervisor of the 1st District in the forthcoming June primary. The 1st District encompasses most of the county's desert and mountain areas. Mr. Ansiel said he is a former teacher at Barstow and principal at Fort Irwin, holds a degree from Northeastern State college and has taken graduate work at the University o£ Redlands and at USC. 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