Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on March 2, 1964 · Page 6
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 6

Redlands, California
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Monday, March 2, 1964
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6 - Monday, Mar. 2, 1964 Redhnds Daily Facts Youth crusade opens on RHS cantpus Wednesday An area-wide youth crusade, tion to durgs and narcotics. It featuring Teen Harvesters Trio is a well-attested fact that of Brookl)-n, New York, will be more than 80 per cent of those conducted in the Grace JIuIIen whose needs are met in this Auditorium of Redlands High;manner never return to the School Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (4th, 5th and 6th of March; at 7:30 p.m., to which the public and especially teenagers, counselors and youth workers are invited. These dynamic young people! sing in close harmony andi""}". This Center, as well as the habit. Much of the trio's work is with the Teen Challenge Cen ter in Brooklyn, to which they will soon be returning, after conducting crusades in numerous cities throughout the coun give a graphic description of one in Chicago and in Los An fheir work with members ofiScles. has recently been wide teen-age gangs, in helping to provide an answer to juvenile delinquency, gangland vice and alcoholism. They also present the only known cure for addic BIG MIX-UP — Dr. Melvrn R. lund. President of the Redlonds Lions Club (right) ond Jack F. Binkley, member, are busy with the flour and milk for the lions Pancake Breakfost to be held Saturday, March 7, in the Elks Club basement. The tickets ore $1.00 for adults and 50 cents for children, served 7:00 o. m. to 11:00 a. m. All proceeds are for youth activities. Lions club sponsors Its annual pancake breakfast The Redlands Lions Club is holding a pancake breakfast on Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Elks Club basement, located at the corner of State and Fourth streets. Jack F. Binklcy, Lions Club spokesman, said today. It is open to the public and tickets may be obtained at the door or from a Lion member. The funds raised will be for youth activities which include the American Field Service, Summer Pon.v-Grad baseball League, under-privileged children's summer camp, scholarship funds and others. The charge of Sl .OO for adults and 50 cents for cliildren under si.xteen includes orange,^ ^ Classified Ads juice, hot cakes, sau.^age andi -^'"<:" drink. Food suppliers making donations for the breakfast to dale include tlie Brookside Dau-y, Folgers Coffee, and the Quaker Oats Company. Chairman for the breakfast is Leonard B. Lawrcnz. Other committee chairmen include Tom J. Alongi. Charles De- MirjjTi. Roland K. Miller, Wilham E. Preston, Harry G. Phelps, Anthony Jacinto, Jr. TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture oi- an- Plianees will find a ready mar Six firms in ccntracf for rocket motor Six firms in four states are participating in subcontracts aggregating over S .SOO.OOO awarded by Lockheed Propulsion company to support its test firing of a 156-inch-di- amctcr solid propellant rocket j motor late this spring, it was j announced today. Tlie newly announced awards are in addition to nearly a million dollars in subcontracts previously placed for manufacture and insulation of the giant motor case to be used in the firing. Indicative of the huge amounts of chemicals which will be mixed and poured into the motor to form the soUd propellant, tliree of the new contracts for ingredients total over S400,000: American Potash and Chemical Co., Henderson, Nov., $250,000; American SjTithetic Rubber Corp., Louis ville. Ky., $100,000; and Inter- chcraical Corp.,.New York City, $60,000. An award of about $25,000 was made to the C.T.L. Divi sion, Studebaker-Packard Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., for a nozzle assembly. Capital Westward, Inc.. Paramount, Calif., received $25,000 for modification of the mult i-million-pound- ly publicized through David Wilkerson's vitally interesting book, 'The Cross and the Switchblade." Copies of this book will be available at the meetings for those interested in purchasing one. Charles H u r 11 e y, former "mainline" heroin addict, will give his testimony at the Thurs day night meeting, and on Fri day night Don Hall, Director of Teen Challenge Center in Los Angeles, will be a featured speaker. He will present young people from his Center who have found there is a cure for narcotic and drug addiction. A cordial invitation is ex tended to those of ail faiths to attend these meetings at the Auditorium. Plant Experimentations Experiments with plants have led to the conclusion that plants exposed to blue, green, red, white and yellow lights at night grow larger and sometimes de vclop more blooms. Earth's Greatest Depth Deepest pit yet found on the face of the earth is the Challenger Depth, southwest of Guam. This 35,640-foot hole was named for its discoverer, the British survey ship Challenger. thrust test bay at Locklieed Propulsion's Potrero facility near Beaumont, where the firing will take place. Ormond, Inc., Santa Fe Springs, Calif., was funded $75,000 for a thrust stand force measuring system. Two test firings of the world's largest diameter segmented solid rocket motor will be con ducted by Lockheed under sponsorship of the Space Systems Division. Air Force Sys terns Command. FAMOUS SCENE REPRODUCED — Tim Mertz, Clifford Young, Tim Stegemann, lance Buckingham and Peter Serveson from left, reenacf the Pulitzer prize-winning photo of the flag roising at Iwo Jima during the recent Blue ond Gold banquet ot Kimberly school for Cub Scouts of Pack 13. As bugler Mike Knott sounded "To the Colors," the boys, members of Den 6, held the pose motionless before raising the flag for the pledge of allegiance. Nar- rotor wos Bruce Duncan. Grand Jury report Concern shown over rapid growth of Welfare dept. for...IVIONDAY,TUESDAY&WEDNESDAY ^ "SUPER-RIGHT" GRAIN-FED STEER BEEF RmMDSTEfflC RUMPMAST BONELESS TOP ROUND...89? lb. BONELESS RUMP.„79f lb FROZEN IP A< FRESH LEAN Halibut Steak 59" GROUND GREEN WHOLE M ^< _ Shrimp "st 69» BEEF SUPER-RIGHT Franks A&P ... QUALITY ... An Meat Super-Right All Meat Sliced 6-oz.Pkg. 49 29 tb TEMPTING FRENCH SLICED GREEN 15V2-OZ. Cans GOLD LABEL INSTANT IDAHO MASHED POTATOES 8-oz. Pkgs. Grapefruit 25 A&P Brond 1-Ib. Can 2c Off Deal JELL-0 2 6 -01. ^J^Ji Pkgs. Karo Syrun 35 RED LABEL 1 V2 -Ib. BtL it A P'* Garden Fresh Protiuce NAVEl ORANGES 4 29 Frieot EHeefire Mondoy. Taesdoy & Wedoesday, Mareli 2, 3 4 4 320 Redlands Blvd. •rorofc/e 'fewi fcfc/>c* As iar —Open Strrrfoy Sweet Tender FRESH PEAS 2"^ 29 taboceo BrodflcH, fl«id mWk mi crvoM. Although the 1963 County Grand Jury declared that the San Bernardino county Welfare department is exceedingly well managed, it expressed great concern over the rapidly increasing welfare costs. Three Rcdlanders were on the Grand Jury committee which studied the Welfare department. Cyril .\. Barnes was chairman, Virgii L. Luke was co-chairman and Mrs. Frank E. Moore was a committee member. Here is the report on the department, which is headed by Boscoe Lyda: FINDINGS: 1. This department is exceed- inly well managed and is operated as efficiently and economically as is possible under existing state laws. Nevertheless, the State Welfare Program demands the close scrutiny and thoughtful consideration of every citizen if we are to avoid creation of a Welfare State. The County Welfare Department spent S28,910,389.00 of taxpayers' money during the last fiscal year and employed a staff of 337 persons. Both are due for sharp increases based on certain new Public Welfare laws passed during the 1963 state legislature, AB59 being outstanding among them. This Grand Jury and others took positive action to protest passage of AB59 by contacting our local legislators and personal contact wth the Governor. Protests of this and other Grand Juries were ignored and the bill is now law, 2. Under ANC alone it is estimated that the new program will increase the annual cost in this country by approximately $2,160,(K)0 for direct payments plus an additional $^5,200 in salaries for welfare workers. This money must come from tax money, whether county, state or federal taxes. 3. There can be no doubt that actual violation of the regulations now exist With the new laws the door is opened wide to many more. This Grand Jury views the situation with great concern and urges that all taxpayers carefully weigh the effect of the new law, which liberalizes welfare aid, on the public economy through resultant increase in taxes whether it be county, state or federal. Since the funds for Public Welfare come from the tax-payer's pocket, they should familiarize themselves with the provisions of A639. It should be noted that this Grand Jury, the County Board of Supervisors and other knowledgeable public agencies recommended against passage of AB59. 4. It has often been stated by proponents of laws liberalizing governmental hand-outs that the problems of the p(>or, the hungry, the sick, the blind, the aged, crippled and homeless are not taken into consideration. Tliis Grand Jury wishes to stale most vigorously that we are in complete sympathy with all truly eUgible, deserving persons. We do however strenuous ly object to governmental which destroy the in hercnt incentive for citizens of this stale to better themselves 5. It must be noted that other California Counties have found themselves misled by the political smoke screen that AB59 would effect savings to Coun ty Welfare Programs. EI Dorado County has stated "We will not save money in El Dorado County" — The County Social Welfare Director states there will be an increase of 200 families in the ANC Program of aid to unemployed parents. This figure represents only one of several categorical aids. Yuba and Sutter Counties have protested increased costs. Merced County condemns the bill. The Secretary, • Santa Clara Farm Bureau, pointed out at the Public Hearing. State Department oC Social Welfare, held in Sacramento Novembei 14, 1963 that under AB59 "A man with three children on relief doing nothing »vill receive at least S39 a month more net than a man who works for a minimum wage — not counting free medical and hospital benefits" — In such a situafion there is no incentive to work. In San Diego County AB59 will add 1250 new cases and require 90 to 93 additional employees and 1200 square feet more office space. 6. In the final analysis the costs of AB 59 will be stag geririg for everyone paying taxes, whether it be on clothing and other commodities or property taxes and general item of everyday living. All welfare costs will increase from approximately $175,000,000 to over a billion dollars annually. RECOMMENDATIONS: This Grand Jury makes the following specific recommendations: 1. We urge that the 1964 Grand Jury continue efforts to control the rising cost of welfare to the taxpayers in San Bernardino County. 2. Communities should organize community civic action groups who in lum will present factual information on local welfare problems to their communities. In addition, they will present the feelings of their communities to their legislators as a united front. Such action being more effective than separate individual efforts. 3. Existing State and County FREE PARKING AT REAR OF STORE ;govemment agencies should cooperate in a study at State level to: a. Reevaluate the effect of .AB59 on our economy. b. Study the general need for more restrictive policies, not liberalization which destroys incentive. c. Explore the possibility of providing a "loan" in cash, or kind, with a modest repayment plan rather than the direct entry on the welfare roll "gift list." This could do much toward salvaging a citizen's pride and encourage the sincere applicant in need of temporary assistance. d. Establish a forceful program of training and rehabilitation at both State and County levels to place employables on a worthwhile and sustaining basis. SPECIAL CONCLUSION: Continued watchfulness is a moral obligation of all citizens in order to protect our basic rights of incentive and self-determination. To allow our citizens to be pushed into subsisting on governmental hand-outs is the path to self-destruction. Joseph A. Atkins retires from Norton position Joseph A. Atkins of 11214 Nevada road, Redlands, 13 years with the Civil Engineering Division at Norton AFB, last week retired from Civil Service employ. Mr. Atkins has been a heating equipment repairman all the years he has been at Norton. On his last day, his foreman. Art Newell, also of Redlands, brought him into the shop in the afternoon at "coffee break" time, whereupon he was greeted by some 50 fellow workers who had gathered to bid him goodbye and to present him with a monetary gift. George Peterson, deputy Civil Engineer, presented Mr. Atkins with a card made by Norton's sign painter. Bill Bedford, on which some 100 co-workers and friends had put their signature. The affair was .-; surprise to the retiring worker. Petcr- .son and Newell provided cake and coffee for the group. : Mr. Atkins is married atid has four grown children and JO grandchildren. ^' Facts Classified Ads Can Sell Anything CaU 793-3221 00 you KNOW IANiVTHIN& ABOUT CONGRESS » OUR FOLKS JERRY PETTIf J £RRY PETTIS « REP08LICAK FOR CONGRfcSsTx DOWNTOWN REDLANDS

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