With a Grain wmsMSm^rzcts of salt Here, let me straighten this out for you Pag« 16 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY 28, 1964 For better or for worse, the tax bill is adopted After what seems like 100,000,000 words having been spoken and written on the subject of tax reduction, the Congress has finally passed the bill, the President has signed it, and the withholding rates will change next week. Human nature being what it is, the taxpayers will need no one in Washington to point out ways to spend the money that the Internal Revenue Service would have taken from them under the old rates. This increase in spendable income is supposed to be fine medicine for the American economy. That's what the wise men keep saying in Washington. However, when anyone troubles to look at the tremendous amount of housing that is under construction, to review the record automobile sales in the past year, and to view other indexes of spending, it becomes questionable just what kind of a Depression or Slow Down is afflicting us and in need of a cure. We realize that we are expressing heresy and can only plead that when we were first exposed to the spend-yourself-rich economics in 1932 the Keynesian Doctrine was: "Spend in a Depression; curtail spending in prosperity". The echo from 32 years ago will not go silent in our cars. The tax reduction could be greeted with more sincere joy if the Federal Government would simultaneously reduce spending. President Johnson has made appropriate gestures to assure the country that he is going to bear down on unnecessary expenditures. While hoping that the President can produce some results it would take an optimist lo believe that he will get far. Franklin Roosevelt campaigned against Herbert Hoover on the ground that the Republican was a big spender. Once in office, FDR did a complete about face. President Eisenhower, with great sincerity, tried to hold the dollar line but turned in more deficits than he likes to recall. (Unlike Mr. Kennedy, he did not regard a federal deficit as something that is economically good and desirable.) The evidence of the past 32 years is that the Federal Government has a built-in spending throttle but is equipped with poor brakes. If the economic theories which are currently popular in Washington, and which President Kennedy expounded in his famous Yale speech are sound, the tax reduction will stimulate? the economy and federal revenues. Of course, the economy is so complicated that no one really knows what makes it tick. The post mortems on the tax reduction bill and its consequences which will be conducted in years to come can be expected to reflect partisan bias and to shed but little honest light. For better or for worse, the tax bill has passed and few citizens are in a mood to say anything but "hurrah!" Semper fidelis A responsible citizen in a community asks: "What needs lo be done that I am particularly qualified to do?" Nearly every civic organization needs a volunteer who can and will write, but only a very few people are competent with words. One of them is Mrs. Stewart R. Hotchkiss ("Kitty", to her many friends) who received the Grail Award from the Knights of the Round Table Tuesday evening. Typical of her self-assumed tasks is the preparation of the monthly bulletin of Redlands Continuity Hospital. This communication helps to link the hospital to all who use it and support it and to increase public awareness of this indispensible institution. That is a continuing job that can never be put down or neglected. Typical of a special-occasion project was the "Brief History of Trinity Episcopal Church", published on a important anniversary last year. Writing, however, is but one aspect of her community service. With the compassion befitting a woman she has a particular affinity for answering human needs, whether they be expressed through the Community Chest, the Red Cross, the Day Nursery, the House of Neighborly Service or other. All who know the ever-faithful Kitty Hotchkiss will applaud the Knight's Grail Award to her. The Newsreel The man at. the next desk stands ready to make a sacrifice in the War Against Poverty by surrendering his share of it. The Air Force seeks to discharge a captain for being overweight Tilly suggests he might be promoted; maybe he's not too fat for a major. Beatle dolls are promised soon; for little girls to swoon over and old fogeys to stick pins in. We don't see why the Japanese should want to borrow the Venus De Milo. After all, they could easily turn out one of their own not only cheaper, but with a clock in her stomach. It isn't surprising that today's kids are puzzled as to what constitutes maturity when, in the movie ads, "adult" seems to be a synonym for dirty. By Frank and Bill Moore By BILL MOORE EN ROUTE KITZBUHEL — SALZBURG — Not one Tyrolean did we see perched on an Alpine peak yodeling to his Tyrolean miss in the valley below. But that does not mean that there was not one there. For this is a land of romance where dreams come easily. A happy land that captivates the visitor just as it grips the native. Once touched by the Tyrol, the memory is indelible. The Tyrol is peaks and valleys and chalets. The Tyrol is farms and forests and villages. The Tyrol is Tyroleans, a people who upon seeing one another say Gruess (Jolt, which means Christ's greeting. Even in a casual meeting they .shake hands warmly and meaningfully thcugh stopping only for a few words. In every Tyrolean's eye is a smile thai comes quickly and often. To be happy is part of being a Tyrolean. And to be a Kitz- buheler is to be a special kind of a Tyrolean. A Kitzbubeler is born to have fun. or so he tells himself probably every day of his life. He takes the days in stride and if today is not good certainly tomorrow will be. Anyone who has spent each lunch hour for a week in the company of a couple of dozen Kitzbuhel ski instructors will remember the joy that reigns supreme in that crowded room. The men instructors outnumber the girl instructors two to one. but many of the gals are young, attractive and full of fun. Goulash, rolls and beer or wine is the standard fare and it is eaten with relish after an active morning on (he s k i slopes. Always there arc a handful of gay girl and boy skiers from distant places who add to the jollity and more than likely speak a different tongue. A Kitzbtthelcr will tell you that everyone speaks a different tongue because he speaks his own dialect which is unlike any other. In fact in little valleys nearby dialects that date back to Roman times are spoken and only the local inhabitants can understand them. "We do not speak German, the Kitzbuhelcr will say. "Wc speak our own language." Bcrnd Kaascrer aptly summed up the Tyrolean philosophy when he said: '*Wc climb mountain peaks for fun. Nowadays other people do not understand the way wc climb mountains. They must go by the most difficult route, say, straight up. "We go the easy way. Maybe we do a bit of steep climbing and use ropes. Or maybe we go a still easier way and don't have to use ropes. "If we see birds, and deer and small game, we are happy. We take along a light sleeping bag. but we don't expect to have to use it because wc hope we will find a shelter somewhere. "Why climb a mountain straight up?" Adolf Hitler, for a brief moment in history, ruled Western Europe from a peak a few miles from Kitzbuhel. He got to his peak "straight up" by elevator. And he came down from it "straight down'' — to oblivion. The Tyrol was not meant for mad rulers. It was made for all of those who like a native Rcdlandcr born in the shadow of a mountain peak arc lured by the beauty found only in a land of snow-capped crags and distant vistas where dreams come so easily. PUBLIC HEALTH VETERINARIAN Dft, HUMPHREY Washington Window Johnson and spending, polls favorable MP. ClTf COUNCILMAN Redlands Yesterdays TELEVISION FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest S2, lowest -13. Redlands Red Cross kicks off campaign which seeks to reach a fund goal of S28.S39. Annual frost season report by meteorologist Edwin M. Legg shows Redlands area growers got off easy this past season u ith heating required on o n 1 y four nights. Only one of these required "general" firing. Josephine C. Purinton installed as new president of VFW ladies auxiliary. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 76, lowest 40. Redlanders join rest of nation in expressing shock w hen three Puerto Rican terrorists spray 13 shots into U. S. House of Representatives, wounding five Congressmen, two seriously- A 53-50 loss to Occidental costs the UR Bulldogs a tie for SC- IAC basketball crown. Ray Sargent to succeed Richard Stanley as president of the Roundtable at installation ceremonies. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 53, lowest 42. New junior safety patrol plan to be started in Redlands elementary schools next fall with the first to be at Lugonia. Prof. William R. Parker to direct "I Remember Mama" as UR Little Theater presentation. School Trustees authorize calling of bids on March 21 for new elementary school in Mentone on Crafton avenue. One Minute Pulpit For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. — I Timothy 2:5. And so to the polite, gracious wonderful Tyroleans wc say There is a green hill far away, Without a city wall. Where the dear Lord was crucified Who died to save us all. —Cecil Francis Alexander Dankc Schoen (thank you) and Wiedersehen (goodbye). But never farewell. FRIDAY NIGHT j: oil— 7—Hawaiian Eye 9—Engineer Bill 13—Thoxton's Hop 5:30— 5— Whirlybirds 11—Mickey Mouse Club 5:40— 4—Believe it or Not 5:45— 4. 13—News 6:00— 2. 7—News 5— You Asked For It 9—Maverick 11—M Squad—Police 13—Touche Turtle (C) G:30— 4, 5, 11—News 13— Magilla Gorilla (C) 7:00— 4—Curt Masscy (C) 5— Leave it to Beaver 7—Lawbreaker 9—People Are Funny 11—Movie 13—Ripcord 7:30— 2—Great Adventure 4—International Show 5 —Addograms 7—Dcslry 9— Dobie Gillis 13—Human Jungle 3:00— 5—Lawman 9—.Movie 3:30— 2—Route 66 4—Bob Hope (C) 5—Name That Song 7—Burke's Law 13—Mystery Theater 9:00— 5—Detectives 11—Checkmate 9:30— 2—Twilight Zone 4—That Was the Week That Was—Satire 5—Movie 7—Price Is Right 13—Rebel 9:45— 9—News 10:00— 2—Carol & Company 4—Jack Paar (c) 7—Boxing 9—Movie 11, 13—News 10:30—13—Country Music Time 10:45— 7—Make that Spare 11 :00— 2, 4, 5, 7—News 11—Movie 13—Boston Blackie 11:15— 4—Johnny Carson (O 11:30— 2—Movie 5 —Steve Allen 7—Laramie SATURDAY DAYTIME 9:00— 2—Alvin 4—Hector Heathcotc (c) 7—Movie 11—Superman 13—Panorama Latino 9:30— 2—Tennessee Tuxedo 4-FircbaU XL-5 5—Movie 11—Ramar 10:00— 2—Quick Draw McGraw 4—Dennis the Menace 9—Movie 11—Santa Anita Preview 10:30— 2—Mighty Mouse 4—Fury "—Jetsons 11—Movie 11:00— 2—Rin Tin Tin 4—Sergeant Preston 5—Californians 7—Casper 13—Variedades 11:30— 2—Roy Rogers 4— Bullwinkle (C) 5—Movie 7—Beany and Cecil 9—Abbott and Costello 12:00— 2—Sky King 4—Exploring (C) 7—Bugs Bunny 9—Movie U—Movie 13—Provocative Woman 12:30— 2—Do You Know? 7—American Bandstand 13—Fore Golfers 1:00— 2—News 4—American Quiz (C) 5—Movie 13—Bowling 1:30— 2—Tell it Again 4—Agriculture U.S.A. 7—Tombstone Territory 13—Movie 1:45— 9—News 1:55— 9—Golf Tips 2:00— 2—As Others See Us 4—Paging Parents 7—Telesports Digest 9—Movie 11—Movie 2:30— 2—Repertoire Workshop 4—World of Ornamentals 5—Movie 7—Challenge Golf (C) 3:00— 2—CBS Golf Classic 4—Teacher '64 13—Movie 3:30— 4—Profile 7—Pro Bowlers Tour 9—New Orleans Open 4:00— 2—Scholarquiz 4—Greatest Headlines 5—TV Bowling Tournament 11—Comedy Hour 4:15— 4—Meet Your Council 4:30— 2—Horse Race 4—NBC Sports Special 9—Movie 13—Movie By Lyle C. WIISOD Popular opinion polls showing a remarkable enthusiasm for President Johnson are lagging somewhat behind the political facts of this campaign year. This week a poll (by Louis Harris in the Washington, D.C., Post) reported that 81 per cent of voters questioned believed Johnson was effective in keeping government spending under control. Thus, the voters appear to find Johnson not guilty of the Republican charge that he is a typical big time Democratic spender. Spending, the national debt and deficits are THE domestic issues on which the Republicans expect to hit hardest this year. Republicans need those issues to win. The polls are more favorable to Johnson than are the political facts of life. The voters are saluting mere promises. P'or example, the Kennedy administration's big spending trend has not been checked since Johnson took office three months ago. Johnson's economy promises arc impressive and his strategies are persuasive. But the actual reduction in expenditures remains to be achieved. Vote Reflects Promises U is obvious, therefore, that the whopping vote of confidence reported by the pollsters represents so far only the impact of Johnson's promises and his persuasive strategies, such as cutting the White House bill for electric lights. Another factor: The b i g spending pressure only now is beginning to develop. The Johnson administration's propaganda play has been to the government economizers, the conservatives, to those squares responsive to the so-called Puritan ethic. Such citizens, of course, have been pleased. Edwin P. Neilan. president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, got the Johnson treatment at the White House shortly after LBJ took over. Neilan was among a group of big business callers. "I could vote for that man," said Neilan on emerging from the presidential presence. Now, Neilan has changed his mind. The government economy Johnson talked to Neilan and his associates does not look to Neilan like the Johnson performance in that field. Over the weekend. Neilan was on record as withdrawing his favor from the new President. Neilan's reason: Big time spending projects and deficit financing. Asks More Spendings Meantime, big labor is turning on the heat for more spending and bigger deficits. There are several areas of labor discontent. Johnson's play for the favor of economy - minded conservatives is one of them. The AFL-CIO executive council has been meeting in Bal Harbour. Fla. The labor bosses resolved in favor of a vast increase in government spending for education, health care, low-cost housing, consumer counseling and personal guidance services for low income families and, of course, for public works. Neilan of the Chamber of ' Commerce and George Meany of AFL-CIO are beginning to represent utterly opposing points of view on Johnson, each supported by some millions of like-minded voters. For Johnson, that spells out in simple terms a decision he must make. Shall we join with congressional conservatives in a drive for real government economy or with congressional liberals in a drive for more spending, bigger annual deficits and a steadily increasing national debt. Not merely a tough decision to make. That will be a tough decision to reveal to one side and to conceal from the other. DOCTOR'S MA1LBAG Cancer is not contagious, but clean room anyway By Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt LIGHTER SIDE By DICK WEST For Beatles ... only hope WASHINGTON (UPI) — This . And since you will be affected by the tax cut, I hare been thinking about REDUCING your salary!" year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth, and people everywhere are paying homage to the im mortal bard. As my contribution to the fes tivitics, I have contrived a se- rics of Shakespearean "interviews," using the gemlike sparkle of his lines to illuminate current events. Last month, I quoted Shakespeare on the subject of quitting smoking. Today we shall sec how he might have reacted to another burning issue of our times. Q. Mr. Shakespeare, do you recognize the four people in this photograph A. "A hungry lean-faced villain. A needy, hollow-eyed, sharp-looking wretch. A living dead man. Another lean unwashed artificer. What are these so wither'd and so wild in their attire, that look not like the inhabitants o' the earth?' Q. They are the Beatles, sir, Have you ever heard them? A. "Old groans ring yet in my ancient ears." Q. I take it then that you are not one of their fans. A. "I do desire that we may be better strangers." Q. Would you describe their singing for us? A. "Mortal engines, whose rude throats the immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit. The vile squeaking of the wry-necked fife. The anoited sovereign of signs and groans." Q. And their guitar playing? A. "Straining harsh discords and unpleasing sharps." Q. How about their choice of songs? A. "Skimble-skamble stuff." Q. What do you think of their haircuts? A. "Foreheads villainous low. Let me have men about me that are fat, sleek-headed men." Q. If the Beatles have no talent, how do you account for their popularity? A. "Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun; it shines everywhere." Q. Why do teen-age girls scream when they hear the Beatles? A. "Diseased nature oftentimes breaks forth in strange eruptions." Q. Well, you will have to admit they are a big hit. A. "The wealthy curled darlings of our nation. This sickness doth infect the very lifeblood of our enterprise." Q. Could it be that you are jealous of their success? A. "I had rather be a kitten and cry mew than one of these same metre ballad-mongers." Q. Some critics say the Bea- Q—My father - in - law recently died of cancer. How can we prepare his room and furniture so that this disease will not be passed on to the new occupants? A—Since there is no evidence, according to the U.S. Public Health Service and other authorities, that cancer can be transmitted by contact with objects used by a victim, no special precautions are necessary. On general principles it is a good idea to have the room thoroughly cleaned and aired but not as an insurance against cancer. Q—In September 1960 I had myelogram X rays of my spine. In December 1962, when more X-rays were taken, some drops of the opaque oil injected into my spine were still present. Could this impair the nerves of my back and legs? How long after injection can the dye remain in the body? A—The oil will be present for many years but it will not impair your nerves although it may make you nervous to think about it. Q—Four years ago, my uterus was removed and now I take estrogen shots every two weeks. The doctor says I might have to continue taking them all my life. Are these shots harmful in any way? A—Many women after the menopause, whether natural or following removal of the uterus, are benefited by small doses of estrogen. If the dose is carefully adjusted there is no reason why the hormone should not be given for the rest of your life as this is what is known as replacement therapy. It merely replaces a normal body substance for Teletips TOP SHOW: — 10:00. Chan. 2. "Carol and Company". Special music and comedy show starring Carol Burnett with guest Robert Preston. 7:30 — Chan. 2. The Great Adventure. "Plague". Robert Cummings stars as Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse, the physician who introduced the controversial smallpox vaccine to the U. S. in 1800. 8:30 — Chan. 4. Bob Hope Presents "Meal Ticket". A washed-up prize fighter tries to keep his younger brother from following his footsteps into an empty dream. 9:30 — Chan. 4. "That Was the Week That Was". Satirical revue featuring Elliott R e i d, Henry Morgan, Nancy Ames, David Frost, Dick Noel and guests. ties are only a fad and will soon fade from view. Do you agree? A. "The miserable have no other medicine, but only hope." which there is a deficiency. Q—What arc Donnatal pills used for? 1 have high blood pressure and my doctor is giving them to me. A—Donnatal contains belladonna and phenobarbital. It is a sedative that is used to treat persons with peptic ulcer, irritable bowel, painful menstruation, some forms of bladder inflammation, motion sickness, shaking palsy and high blood pressure. It is available only on a doctor's prescription. It should not be taken over a prolonged period because the phenobar bital is habit-forming. Q—I have been taking diastase for constipation for about four months. Can this be harmful in any way? A—Diastase is an enzyme that helps to liquefy starches. In this way it may aid digestion and reduce bloating and heartburn. It is not harmful but it should not be necessary to take it regularly if you eat a balanced diet and chew your food thoroughly. Q—My granddaughter has a skin disease which our doctor calls discoid lupus. What is this and is there any cure? A—Discoid lupus is just another name for lupus erythema tosus about which I have written before. It can be cured, but not easily. THE ALMANAC Today is Friday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 1964 with 307 to follow. The moon is approaching it* last quarter. The evening stars are Venus and Jupiter. On this day in history: In 1849, the first ship to carry gold-seekers to the West Coast arrived at San Francisco, after making the long trip from New York City via Cape Horn. In 1933, Adolf Hitler's government issued a decree suppressing civil liberties in Germany, and ordered storm troops to continue their wholesale arrests. In 1946, Secretary of State James Byrnes set the stage for his "get tough with Russia" policy. A thought for the day—British author Edmund Burke once said: "He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skilL Our antagonist is our helper." TRADITIONAL SAND WASHINGTON (UPI) — A glass shaker confining black blotting sand sits on the desk of every U.S. senator — a custom that dates back to the days of quill pens. In five years, the Senate used more than a pint of the sand, presumably for souvenirs.
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