Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on February 29, 1964 · Page 6
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Redlands, California
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6 -$iturdiy f Feb. 29,19M Redlands Daily Faets u s hted to find that most Danes _ ; _ except in the remotest farming Denmark favorite country of American tourists By BORCE MORS United Prts* International COPENHAGEN (UPI) — The tiny kingdom of Denmark, producer of famous bacon and beauties, has no raw materials but such prosperity that the political opposition could find no better slogan than "make good times better." And the Danes who inhabit this tight peninsula have humor history and appetites in abundance. Denmark is the land of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet," of Hans Christian Andersen, the famous author of children's fairy tales, and of pianist- comedian Victor Borge. And many of its women have become famous all over the world as models and actresses. Danes have a reputation of taking almost nothing seriously —except eating. Tourists are introduced to such gourmet's delights as restaurants in Co penhagen with menus four feet long. Ever since World War I Den mark has been a favorite coun- ry of American tourists, who swarm here the year round but particularly in the summer. Tourism contributes importantly to the nation's income and accounts for more than 5 per cent of Denmark's foreign exchange. The monetary is the krone, which is valued at a little more than 14 cents, roughly the same as the British shilling. Education it Compulsory communities speak English. It is a required language in Danish elementary schools. Education is compulsory and Den mark is highly literate. The Danes are seafarers and trade keeps them prosperous Denmark's merchant fleet, one of the largest in the world, fol lows the tradition of the Danes adventurous forefathers, the Vikings. Danish ships carry valuable cargoes around.the world. Den mark exports more butter and produces more bacon than any country except the United States. The tiny kingdom, only 22 miles long and 165 miles wide, covers 16,576 square miles, an area twice the size of Massachusetts, but supports a population of 4,650,000 and finds room for 3.5 million cows, 6 million pigs and 25 million fowl. The nation's farms and her lack of raw materials. On a per capita basis, little Denmark is the world's greatest trading nation. World's Oldest Kingdom The Danes are proud that they have the world's oldest kingdom, the world's oldest flag —the red and white "Dannebrog"—and have been under the same royal family for more than 1,000 years. The king is Frederick IX, 64, who succeed ed to the throne on the death of his father. King Christian X, on April 20, 1947. Politically, the King and Parliament jointly share legislative powers. A new constitution, modernizing the one of 1849, was signed June 5, 1963, Denmark's Constitution Day. It made women eligible to succeed to the throne. King Frederick has no sons. The eldest of his three daughters, Princess Margrethe, 23, is in merchant fleet, joined in recent! line to succeed him years by rapid industrialization! The Evangelical Lutheran is Visiting Americans are de-overcame Denmark's complete!the established religion, but there is complete religious tolerance. The 1960 election, in which one party could promise no more than to "make good times better," wiped the Communists out of the Folketing, Denmark's unicameral Parliament, and re newed the pre-war coalition be tween the Social Democrats and radical liberals. Except for during the war years and a short post-war in terval, the two parties jointly have governed Denmark since 1929 and created a model welfare state. Denmark has public assistance, health insurance, disability and old-age pensions, workmen's compensation and unem ployment insurance. RECORD REVIEW PRESIDENT SEEMS STUFFY LONDON (UPI) — The school of pharmacy at London University has overwhelmingly elected Mr. Oni as president of the student body. Mr. Oni is the student's stuffed crocodile mascot. How to make work like Our Red Cross does it, not with mirrors but with volunteers - who donate hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of free time and services. Total expenditures for 1962-63 by the Red Cross were $99,154,343. Here's how your Red Cross dollars were spent: Services to the Armed Forces, Veterans and their Families 38.7%, Disaster Services 9.3%, Blood Services 14.1 %, Nursing and Safety Services 8.6%, Youth Activities 4.0%, Services and Assistance to Chapters 5.1%, Other Community Services 0.7%, International Services 0.3%, Public Information 2.8%, Membership Enrollment and Fund Raising 3.1 %, General Management-Planning and Administration 13.3%. Like any business, the Red Cross has to budget its expenditures in advance. Each year the budget is examined in depth by business, labor and professional leaders who are members of the organization's national Board of Governors. Also, as required by law, Red Cross expenditures are audited annually by the Department of Defense and a firm of independent public accountants. The audit report is sent to Congress by the Secretary of Defense. So, you can depend on the Red Cross to make your dollars work hard. And the Red Cross depends on you. Always there... with your help This Advertlsemtit Made Possible by fho Following lusiness Houses: leaver, Wilcoxson & Davis, Home Farnitare Co. Inc., Insurance WeMo larreagns Clapp's Tiro Service Colonial Maple House Carrie's Ice Cream Gabriel Bros., Shoes Goeale Shoo Gowtand's Super Service Gair's Harry G. Witsee, Jeweler The Harris Company Harold's Shoes Her Majesty Smith, Jewelers Harry * Uoyd - OMsiMb&o IlllMI IRQHf »fWlWl Hockriaae. Florist F. W. Woolworth Co. Keystone Drug Co. Lange & Runkd, Ine. Le vine's McEwen's McMahan's Furniture Store Nelson-Hales Furniture J. C. Penney Company Norris Yardage & Draperies People's Furniture Ralph's Bargain Spot Redkrads Daily Facts Rcdlands Glass Heme Redfands RexaH Drug Sage's Sears, Roebuck and Co. Security*First Natl. Bank Serr Stationery Co. Bill Young's Super Service The Mart Agency, Insurance Jack's Ten-Minute Car Wash Van Dorin Motor Co. Western Auto NEW YORK (UPI) — Compare Miles Davis of today with the young trumpet player of about 15 years ago who was trying to say something differently. This comparison can be made by listening to two new re leases, "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool" (Capitol T1974) and "Quiet Nights" (Columbia CS 8906). The Capitol LP is a playback of some of the recordings Davis made as far back as 1948 with John Lewis, Gerry Mulligan, Kai Winding and other pacesetters of modern jazz. Columbia's Miles Davis disc is a 1963 study of his musican in a style that is all his own and almost Wagnerian .in its concept. In 1948 Davis probably was angry with the polyphony of Dixieland and, along with Gil espie and other jazz rebels, was seeking a new note. The result often bordered on the schizoid. Even so the traces of genius could be heard on Davis' long notes. "Quiet Nights," Davis' latest little masterpiece, follows the melodic line of "Sketches of Spain," one of the great Davis performances. The notes are attenuated and although some are startling none is cacophonous. After hearing "Quiet Nights" it is easy to understand why Davis is at the top of all jazz trumpet polls. "Woody Herman: 1964" (Philips PHS 600-118) is another interesting study of a fine mu sician who has remained po- ular through the years. In this selection of nine numbers, Woody doubles in brass with some imaginative work on the alto sax as well as clarinet. Tape Deck — The beautiful Roberta Peters-Alfred Drake recording of "Carousel" now can be heard on a reel adapted for the Revere automatic stereo tape recorder (Command MC 2T 843). Command's is Richard Rodgers* favorite recroding of his "Carousel" and his tape cartridge should delight him. Selected Singles—"Ain't Gonna Cry no More" (RCA Victor 74-8306), "The Best Is Yet to Come" by Louis Prima and Gia Maione (Prima P-1007), "Worried Guy" by Johnny Tillotson (M-G-M K13193), "Wow Wow- Wee (He's the Boy for Me)" by the Angels (Smash S-1870) LP's of the Week — Mono: "My Favorite Songs" by Merv Griffin (Cameo C-1060). Men- could easily make it as a singer if he should decide to quite emceeing. Stereo: "Great Strauss Waltzes" by Werner Mullcr and His Orchestra (London SP 44039). These are the Strauss standards but they become alive in London's Phase 4 system. Automation still far off in state crime file Pacific Coast News Service SACRAMENTO — A long awaited plan for the automation of California's "morgue" of criminal identification records has been dealt a stinging setback by economy-hunting members of the State senate. And in the process, legislators blasted the State Dept. of Justice for admittedly turning a four-year automation study into a fiasco." A Senate finance subcommittee, seeking ways to trim Gov. Brown's S3.66 million budget proposal for 1964-65, voted to chop S184.200 and 10 new employes from requests submitted by Attorney General Stanley Mosk for the Department of Justice. The funds and staff additions were earmarked for establishment of an electronic data processing system within the Department's Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation. The automated records system would provide a highly centralized quick-response "crime library" for statewide law enforcement use. It would be designed to eliminate the need for local police departments to maintain costly duplicate files! and would substantially reduce the personnel and storage space burdens of local record-keeping operations. Municipal and county law en forcement administrators have urged the creation of such a centralized statewide records system for CII for several years. "A Confused Mess" But budget hearings before the Senate Committee this week uncovered what State Senator Eugene McAteer of San Francisco described as "a confused mess" in the conduct of a four- year study preparing for conversion from manual to electronic record operations. State budget analysts and economists, who recommended the automation program in 1960. severely criticized Mosk's office and the Dept. of General Services for causing the state's taxpayers "considerable loss" of time and money by failing to implement a workable system within a shorter period of time. Justice Department and General Services officials were also criticized by budget analysts for finally selecting a data processing system "which is n o t yet on the market and cannot be defended by anyone." McAteer, in moving to deny Mosk's budget request, said, "There is absolutely no question of the need for automating our criminal records system. We should have done it years ago." "Start from Scratch" "However," he added, "t h e people responsible for getting the job done have turr.ed the entire project into a complete fiasco. Our only logical move at this point is to wipe out everything that has been done so far and start over from scratch." Experts predict that a fully- automated system could enable any law enforcement officer in the state to obtain available information on a suspect from the statewide file within 15 seconds. Work finished on highway landscaping Work has been completed on over 6 miles of cable chain link barrier in the dividing strip of the San Bernardino Freeway (Interstate Highway 10) between the Los Angeles County Line in Montclair and Vineyard avenue east of Ontario, according to C. V. Kane. District Engineer of the California Division of Highways in San Bernardino. Over 3.000 honeysuckle vines were planted and an irrigation system was installed by the contractor. Kasler Constructors, of Highland. The Resident Engineer for the State was W. S. P. Griffith, on this project which was completed at a cost of about S300.000. Additional Sports Sports Briefs UC NAMES COACH BERKELEY, Calif. (UPI) — Bill Dutton, 34, will serve as an assistant under University of California's new head football coach, Ray Willsey, next fall. Dutton played football with Willsey at California. EUROPEAN VIEWERS NEW YORK (UPI) — The world heavyweight title bout between Sonny Listen and Cassius Clay was watched by an estimated 175 million persons in 16 European countries. The picture was transmitted to Europe via the Relay satellite. SIGNS WITH CALGARY CALGARY, Alta. (UPI) — Wally Foltz, formerly with the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League, will play ne.\t season with the Calgary Stampeders of Canada's Western Football Conference. GERMAN BOXER ARRIVES NEW YORK (UPI) — Gerhard Zech, the German heavyweight champion, arrived in New York Friday for his 10- round bout with Ernie Terrell of Chicago, the No. 3 ranking heavyweight, at Madison Square Garden March 6. Lakers meet Hawks in St. Louis ST. LOUIS (UPI)-Jerry West and Co., after all but ruining the Baltimore Bullets chances for a playoff berth, venture into the domain of the St. Louis Hawks tonight with an eye toward bettering Lo Angeles' po sition in the National Basketball Association. The Hawks currently are nesting in second place in the Western Division of the NBA, three games in front of the Lakers. But Los Angeles has come off of an extended period of losing the close ones to win twice in a row and would like nothing better than to continue coming out on top. Top seeded netters in command SANTA BARBARA (UPI) — The top seeded netters remained in command today go ing into the final rounds of the University of California invita tional tennis tournament. Third - rated Gary Johnson of California State at Los Angeles was the only leading singles contender to bow Friday when John Algood of Long Beach State turned on the power, 8-6, 6-4. RAIMO NAMED COACH CHESTER, Pa. (UPI) — Art Raimo, 48, has been appointed head football coach at Pennsylvania Military College. TREASURE HOUSE | He succeeds Lee (Rock) Roy- Your unused furniture or an- er who left to accept the posi- pliances will find a ready mar- tion of line coach at the Uni- ket through Classified Ads. versity of Connecticut. Gus Lesnevich dies at 49 of heart attack CLIFFSIDE PARK, N. J. (UPI) — Genial Gus Lesnevich, who had the second longest reign as world light heavyweight champion and who believed he would live to 94, died Friday night in a doctor's office from a heart attack at 49. Everyone, particularly wife Inga, was shocked. His buddy, former heavyweight champion Jim Braddock, couldn't believe it when he was informed during bouts at Madison Square Garden, just across the Hudson River in New York. The man who had weathered 76 professional fights, including one for the world heavyweight title, complained of chest pains in the evening. Then the always healthy, happy man — somewhat plump at 220 pounds— said: "It's just indigestion," I guess. Wife Inga drove him to the office of his physician, Dr. John William here in Cliffside Park. Feels Faint There the man who had won the world 175-pound crown in successive fights with Anton Christoforidis and Tami Mauriello in 1941 began to feel faint. Biscuit-faced Gus a Russian- American with light brown hair and blue eyes, said to Inga, "I think I'm going to pass out!" Telling the tragic story today, Mrs. Lesnevich recalled, "I screamed and the doctor came running. They massaged his heart and gave him an injection straight into his heart. "But it didn't do any good. Gus was dead!" Gone was the popular referee and business man, who at the peak of his boxing career in 1947 was named "fighter of the year" by the Boxing Writers Association. GROUND RULES—Beth Anderson, the first female sports editor the Salinas, CaliL, High School ever had, is learning her job from the ground up refereeing a wrestling match. Beth got the assignment when it was learned one of her school's coaches resented reporters, but was too polite to ignore a young lass.

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