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Local Notes Ask About Free Haircuts — and other services at Phyllis Adair's College of Cosmetology, 10 Orange St. Phone 793-2275. x Reche Cinyon Dump That large cloud of heavy -black smoke visible in the skies ^^west of Redlands about 8 a.m. today was coming from a fire in . the Reche Canyon dump west of ; Loma Linda, according to the • Stale Division of Forestry. Council names Merritt new city manager ;'Ncw Car Announcement Lease 1964 Mercury, get free ' maintenance up to 40.000 miles. ';Ask Leo Crane at Jim Glaze .Leasing. 703-2141 or 793-4772i ;(eves.). We lease all makes, x ; Clearance . '63 Hoover vacuums from S39.9S •Home Furniture, 515 Orange, s Used Drcxcl Comer China 7 piece Hepplewhite dining set. Home Furniture, 515 Orange, x Moving — Garage Sale Sunset Drive home. Watch Fri days "Facts" for details, x Orange Show Prices New zig zag sewing machines, S64.95, cabinet $20. Redlands Sewing Machine Center. 422 E. State. X Moran Services A commitment service for Irene Hornby (Mrs. Hugh) Moran, who died in Palo Alto .'^larch's, will be conducted at Hillside Memorial Park tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Mil . Ion Webber of Santa Ana offi elating. Carper Funeral Funeral services for JIrs, ^Mattie Carper %vcre held Tues- 'day morning at 10 o'clock from the F. Arthur Cortaer Chapel with Rev. Aaron Eurich, pastor of the Temple Baptist Church officiating. Pallbearers were R, A. Morris, J. D. Amberson Claude Davis, Charlie Davis, Patrick Laughlin, and M. F. Ste vens. Interment was in Hillside Memorial Park. : Howard, Ponte r to represent ; RHS debaters ; The debate team of Kit How. ; ard and Lowell Ponte will rep : resent Redlands High School at ;the finals of the Citrus Belt ; Speech League Debate Tourna- • ment Friday, April 3rd at the • College of the Desert in Coa: cheUa. ; Going undefeated in four| 'rounds of competition, Howard •and Ponte was the only R.H.S. ;team to emerge from the de' bate preliminaries held last Saturday at Ramona High in Riverside. Sixteen of the areas best' ^debate teams will compete in ;the finals. Redlands entered six teams in this tourney where 18 schools were represented, but suffered one of their few team defeats of the other\vise success ful season. Other teams formed included Kerry Collins and Susie Chesus, Connie Shoemaker and Matt' LowTy, Hank Sherrod and Vandy Harper, Steve Hauser, Bruce Hinckley, John McElrath, and Don Abbott, Jim Fallows Bob . Break, Dave Emerich, and Steve Jensen; and alternates Ted Dibble and John Biddick. Palm Springs project PALM SPRINGS (UPI)-Thc city council voted Tuesday to seek federal funds to conduct a feasibility survey for a downtown urban renewal project— despite objections that a project would bring bad publicity on this fashionable resort city. Weather XalnfaU Temp. 24 Set- Boon un reb. IB SO 40 Feb. 19 » 43 Feb. 20 70 50 Feb. 21 71 37 Feb. 22 72 37 Feb. 23 69 4S Feb. 24 69 37 Feb. 25 55 43 _ — Feb. 26 65 33 .01 8.20 Feb. 27 69 32 Feb. 28 65 SB ^ Feb. 29 63 43 .14 8.34 Much 1 66 35 _ -. MKch 2 43 .47 8.81 March 3 6S ,-.s _. March 4 6.'> 3S March 5 65 37 March B ^8 48 — . >.-. March 7 SS 35 .05 s 88 MarS 8 62 35 .01 8.87 March 9 - 34 _ March 10 - 6« 41 . March 11 - 70 3« . -. March 12 51 46 Tr MSS ii Z...- 64 45 .12 8.99 March 14 7S ;;8 March IS - 41 March IB 3 ..4 _ March 17 « S7 March 18 - - 83 46 Assistant city manager Ralph P. Merritt, Jr., was given the reins of city administration on a permanent basis last night when the City Council appomted him Redlands city manager. Merritt succeeds the late Fred H. Workman who died March 8 after a three month illness. During Mr. Workman s absence Merritt served as acting city manager. In confirming the appointment, the Council noted that the city was "fortunate to have a man on the administrative staff with a sound knowledge of the city's needs and practical experience in municipal admm- istration." The Council voted Merritt a Sl,200 a month salary and said the appointment was effective as of last Monday. Mr. Merritt, 46, has served the city as assistant city manager since July, 1956. Over the years he has collected several other "administrative hats" in eluding finance officer, personnel director and aviation director. The decision to advance Merritt to the city manager job was made in closed personnel sessions prior to last night's Council meeting and the official action was completed in quick order. , Councilman Waldo F. Burroughs related that Merritt had proved his ability many times in the past few years. One of his first accomplishments was to establish and organize a finance department He handled the purchase of property for Safety Hall and administered the financing and con- RALPH P. MERRITT, JR. struction of the building itself. Under the direction" of Mr. Workman, he took the lead in reorganizing the Public Works Department, in creating and developing the Redlands Munic ipal Airport and in handling the bond issue for the city's new sewerage treatment plant. Mr. Merritt has always demonstrated his ability to handle the position and has shown an acute awareness of public well being and of public service," noted Councilman WilUara T. HarUeU. Prior to his employment as Redlands assistant city manager, Mr. Merritt was city accountant in Colfon. Ho earlier, had worked 3Vi years as pro-l ducUon supervisor for the Crane company in Colton. He was also field officer manager for the E. L. Veager Construe tion company in Riverside for several years and supervisied a wide variety of construction work for that company. He attended both the University of California at Berkeley and Davis and has taken special courses in public administration and finance administration at the University of Southern Calfomia. Since moving to Redlands, he has taken an active role in community affairs. At present be serves on the beard of directors of the Redlands Rotary Club, on the board of directors of the YMCA, the Salvation Army Advisory Board and on the executive board of the Grayback Council, Boy Scouts of America, and is a past president of the board of directors of the First Congregational Church. His city responsibilities have gained him membership in the International City Managers Association and in the Cali fomia Association of Airport Executives. Ifis family includes his wile, Cle, and their 18-year-old son, Pete, a senior at Redlands High School. The family resides at 1211 San Jacinto street. Following his appointment last night, Mr. Merritt ex pressed appreciation for "the confidence shown in me." He praised the cooperation he had received from the Council and city staff during the past three months. "This is not a one man job. It depends on many people, know we can carry on in the best public interest," he stated, Redlands man killed as car hits guard rail A 20-ycar-old Redlands man was killed last night when bis car struck a guard rail on the Redlands Freeway at Tennessee street, the California Highway Patrol reported. The victim was identified as Bobby Lee Williams. 925 Her R0dlands Daily Facts Wei, Hirdi 181 1964 - 5 People's Column For those interested in an unusual investment.. Have you considered tha University of Redlands Life Income Contract? YOU MAY BE IN A POSITION TO MAKE A SIZEABLE GIFT WITHOUT SACRIFICE OF CU.'JRENT INCOME AND WITH PROTEaiON FOR A SURVIVOR. AsIc or write for special descriptive booklet Mr. Gilbert Brown Mr. Jack Cummings Mr. James B. Fox, Jr. Mr. Jack Jensen Mr. Charles 0. Pierpoint UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS 7»3-2121 Reidrri of the Faclj ire Inrilcd io itBi Ibrir tboaclils sa qorflionf of public interest lor nio in tha rroplt'. Colamti. ri»»5e be brief. The writrr'i tma name and aditresi niuxt accompany each letter thaaeh pen names are permltleii at tlie editor's discretion. Regulations For Easter Week At Newport Editor Facts: If the teenagers from your community are planning to spend their Easter vacation in Newport Beach, here are some facts to enable them to have fun within reason. The Junior Ebell Club of Newport Beach, a civic organization, feels that quite often many laws are violated because students are not aware of them or feel that a holiday means extra special privileges, and they can ignore the social rules taught at home. We believe that you, the parent, would like to be informed of the regulations we feel are most necessary. A ten p.m. curfew for those under 18 years of age; no sleeping in cars or on the beach; minors drinkmg, use of obscene language, unreasonable noise, or any other type of offensive conduct, is prohib ited; and last but certainly not least is "A PROPER CHAP ERONE". Last Easter Week more than 1,000 parents were called and requested to pick up their chil drcn by the Newport Beach police department because of these problems. As residents of Newport Beach, we willingly share our recreational facilities with all; if only in return others will show respect and courtesy to us by following good rules of conduct. Junior Ebell Dub Of NewTwrt Beach. Citrus Market LOS ANGELES, Mar. 18 (XJPI) — Representative prices by size and grade all orange auction markets: Sit 72s 88$ 113s First grade....6.(0 6.37 5.57 4.64 I38s li3s TSOs First grade 4.13 4.13 4.20 Trend: Steady. NEW YORK (U?I)-Citrus report: California Navels: 9 cars, half boxes S5.10. About People Dr. Stanley Combs and Dr. Elsie Gibbs. curriculum con sutllants from the University of Redlands faculty, will be participants of the Annual Conference of the California Association of Secondary School Curriculum Coordinators in San Franeiscoi March 20-21. Dr. Combs will lead one of the dis cussion groups. INSURANCE & s AETNA C CO. EMPLOYER'S CROUP AAARYLAND CASUALTY CO. NATL. AUTO CLUB "YOUH PROIECIIOM IS MY SUSINESS" JACK W. ROSE 793-3134 AM E. Rtdlands Blvd. Radlandt . Urges Support of Billboard Measures Editor Facts: An SOS comes to us from the CaUfomia Roadside Council. If each one of your readers will drop a card to Stewart Hinckley, Assembly Offices, State Capitol, Sacramento, Calif. (Mr. Hinckley is our Assemblyman from this District) asking his support of Assemblyman Z'berg's bills AB 38 and 47, we will have a good chance of keeping some of our freeways clear of unsightly billboards. Here is the story. The first hearing on the Z'berg bills be fore the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources, Pato- ning and Public Works, will be held Tuesday, March 24, at 3:45 p.m. in Room 2133 of the State CapitoL Anyone able to attend would be welcome and privileged to identify himself as a supporter. AB 38 would establish moderate state restrictions while safeguarding the powers of city and county governments to regulate billboards even more re- slrictjvely. It would prohibit billboards within 800 feet of any state or interstate highway, except for areas zoned commercial or industrial. Additional restrictions, by the terms of this bill, are to be determined in compliance with the Federal Standards for Interstate Highways. This bill, or one similar (introduced in the Senate, but not yet heard) "will probably be enacted this year if given good public support", say informed persons in Sacramento. There are three reasons for this optimism: 1) This is an "Administration Measure" being pushed active ly by the governor. 2) By conforming to Federal standards, it would qualify California for an additional $7 million in federal highway funds, and the deadline for qualifying is June 30, 1964. The Legis lature, previously not so inclined, and bombarded by the billboard interests, now seems ready to take advantage of this inducement. 3) This bill is purposely moderate and easily adaptable to Federal Standards, thus avoiding unnecessary controversy at the present time. The second Bill, AB 47 re quires the application to the state for a billboard permit to carry certification that it does not \iolate any local ordinance. There has been need of this for many years. Immediate action now, by postcard or letter to Mr. Hinckley by each of us, would go far to help in passing this needed legislation. Ruth M.j:ranmer (Mrs. Rodney L.) CECIL THURSTON Cecil Thurston dies at age of 66 Cecil D. Thurston, who re tired last December after 39 years with the Sunset Tile and Roofing Company, died yester day at the age of 66. Mr. Thurston was bom in Collins, Iowa, and made his Red lands home at 1334 College ave nue. He jomed the local company in 1926, after coming to Red lands from Los Angeles where he had been in the tile business He was mainly responsible for the Redlands company entering the. ceramic tile field where he became department manager and developed this division of the business. Mr. Thurston was a member of the Elks lodge for many years. He leaves his wife, Evelyn; a brother, Keith Thurston of Savage, Minn., and a sister, Mrs. Muriel Bergman of Way zata, Minn. Funeral services will be conducted by officers and members of Redlands Elks lodge on Friday at 11 a.m. at Emmerson's Redlands Mortuary chapel. Interment will follow in Hillside Memorial Park. 440 South Buena Vista St. WILLIAM G. MOORE. Publiaber. FRA^-K E. MOOBZ. Editor. Published every cTtnint (except Sunday) at Facta building. 700 Brookside at Center, Redlands, California. rounded October 23, IBM, Tlth rear. Entered aa second data matter October 23. IS»0. at the Post Office at Redlands. Calltoroia. under act of March 3. 1878. SUBSCRIPTION RATE (In Advance) By Carrier Dalivary One Mantb taree atealka Moathi Ona Teat On* Month Omm Tea« _ By MaU .1 ISH : iM* _ u.»« students at Field Day Mount San Antonio College hosted the sixteenth annual Young Farmer and Future Farmer Field Day recently. Co-sponsor was Security First National Bank. Redlands High School entered two teams in the competition, which had some 450 individuals from 28 schools entered. The R.H.S. "B" team, coach ed by R.H.S. agriculture instructor Glen Chamberlain, and composed of first year agricul ture students, placed fifth. Competing on this team were Larry Jacmto, Rollin Odin, Tom Ekema, Mike Fitzgerald, and Charles Thompson. Students on the "A"_ team, composed of advanced students and competing in advanced agricultural areas, were Larry Davis, Mike Redd, Harvey Biggins, and Danny Francis. CYPRESS TERRACE Aparfmtnt Homes from $125.00 Z2i E. CYPRESS AVE. Call 793-S:7« aid street. He died at Community hospital a short fime after the 11:55 p.m. mishap. California Highway Patrol officer Joe BCing reported that Williams was traveling west on the freeway at "excessive speeds." The driver apparently lost control of his two-door sedan when he attempted to enter the Tennessee street off-ramp, The car crashed head-on into a guard rail at the start of the off-ramp and Williams was thrown from the car. The vehicle then rolled down the free way embankment and caught fire. A passing truck driver quick ly extinguished the blaze. Wil liams' car was demolished. The driver was rushed to Redlands Community hospital by the Red lands Ambubnce Service. Williams, a native of Arkansas, has resided in Red lands for the past 10 months with a sister. Miss Billie Jean Williams. He was employed at The Haris Company. He is survived by his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Williams, Turrell, Arkansas, and by three brothers and two other sisters, all of whom live in Arkansas. F. Arthur Cortner Funeral Chapel of Redlands is making arrangements to return the body to West BlempWs, Arkansas. N.Y. Stocks NEW YORK (UPI) — Stocks scored their nintti consecutive record closing today. Steels attracted strong buying and gains in the section ranged from large fractions to more than a point. Among the leaders were U. S. Steel. Lukens. Armco, Youngstown Sheet and Repubh'c. (General Motors held close to Tuesday's close. Chrysler, Ford and American Motors advanced fractionally. Chemicals were mi.xed with Du Pont, Eastman Kodak and Union Carbide off slightly while Monsanto and .Mlied Chemical posted gains. IBM got off to a good start but later eteated and in the final minutes of the session was off around 5. Motorola and Fairchild Camera lost around 1 each. Dow Jones Stock Averages High Low Close Chgs. 30 ind 824.23 814.67 820.25 up 2.09 20 rs 193.42 190.94 192.08 up 0.69 IS Ud 140.19 138.60139.27 off 0.12 65 stk 286.21282.82 284.55 up 0.62 TORN ASUNDER - The engine of this late model sedan wos ripped out by the forca of a violent Occident on lha Redlands Freeway lost night. Driver of the ear, Bobby lee Willioms, 20, of Redlands, was killed. (Daily Facts photo by C. J. Kenison) City votes to cut county's share of sales tax Reduction of the county's share of sales tax revenues collected in Redlands was enacted by the City Council last night over the opposition of M a y o r| Charles C. Parker. A resblutiwi dedaring the city's intention to cut the coun ty's portion of income generated by the 1 per cent sales tax to 5 per cent was passed on to 1 vote. The dissenting vote was cast| by Mayor Parker who main tained, "If we do this, we can expect the county property tax to go up." An agreement adopted by the Council in Nov. 1957 commit ted the city to contributing 7Vi per cent of its sales tax reve nue to the county for retirement of an $8 million bond issue authorized by county voters in 1956 to finance a county construction program. More Money Than Needed City officials now contend, however, that the T >3 per cent generates more money than is needed to retire the bonds. The excess funds have been usd to finance construcfion of county facilities not included in the 1956 bond issue. The Council's action last night would reduce the sharing agree ment to 5 per cent — a return of about §8,500 a year for use RedlantJs. "It is proper that these funds be returned to the city for im mediate use. Under the present program, the cities have had no control over how the surplus^ money has been used. "The countrshouM come back to the cities with a request for sharing the costs of specific county buildings," asserted City (Councilman William T. HartzelL Time for Review He declared that it is time for a thorou^ review of the tax re lationship between the city and the county. "And I would welcome the opportunity to take part in such a study," he offered. A March 10 letter in which the County Supervisors indicat ed the county-wide sales t a might be abandoned if the sharing program were reduced by the cities was criticized by Councilman Robert Wagner. T didn't care for the county*; letter," he stated, "it had threatenning tone." Wagner maintained that new county buildings should be financed by bond issues. "Let the people vote on them," he as serted. Sales today were about 5.89 million shares compared with 5.48 million shares Tuesday. n Mast Active stocks (Dow-Jones Service. Courtesy Lester. Broos Ji Co.) :us E. state Volume Close Edison moves computer center to Son Bernardino 107.100 Dli.^OO ss.mo 3.100 7I.S00 69.000 6».S00 67.80(1 51.300 4S400 4(,70O 43.<«0 4J.10* 4-,',40O RCA Lehith Val. U.S. Sleel Korvctte Chrysler Gen. Prrc. West. Elec Branswick Sper.-Band Cont. Air. ... ;u .. 30'i .. 3)!': 37n lO'i Chnt. T, Alum. Ltd. IS'i CMC Ford Amer. Air. Colo. Fuel _ »3'i 46"» 11?. -f 1! -r ' J. 3j -»- 'i + + u + '• _ « -rS«L nncta. Vital Records MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED LARA-GOMEZ — JI a n u e 1 Conejo Lara, 24, Redlands; and Helen A. Gomez, 20, San Bernardino. (Issued in Las Vegas) SEWELL-MEBRYMAN Charles Sewell, 21, and Janet L. Jlcrryman, 23; both Redlands. (Issued in Las Vegas) DEATHS THURSTON Died in Redlands, California, March 17, 1964, Cecil D. Thurston, 1334 College avenue, Redlands, aged 66 years, native of Collins. Iowa and resident of Redlands for 39 years. ' Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Emmerson Redlands Mortuary chapel. Officers and members of Redlands Lodge No. 583 BPOE officiating. Interment in Hillside Memorial park. BRYANT — Died in Yucaipa, California, March 16, 1964, Al ma S. Bryant, 35135 Eureka sfreet, Yucaipa, aged 71 years, native of Norway and resident of Yucaipa for five years. Deceased is survived by her husband, George Bryant and the following sisters: Mrs. Anne Edwards, Yucaipa; Mrs. Tillie Rosenblad, Bandon, Ore. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, Rev. Ray Johnson, pastor, officiating. Entombment in Lincohi Memor ial Mausoleum, Portland Oreon, Emmerson Yucaipa Mortuary in charge. REVERSE ROLE SOUTH BEND, Ind. (UPI)The Rev. Austin Davis, former superintendent of poor relief recipients, filed for welfare payments himself Tuesday. He is the father of nine children. A massive movement of men, equipment and materials conducted over the past two weeks has converted Southern California Edison Company's east- cm division headquarters building, 2885 Foothill boulevard, San Bernardino, into aa electronics engineer's paradise, according to J. W. Enarson, district manager. More than 100 tons of highly sensitive computer equipment tab cards and forms have been transported to the former Cali fomia Electric Power general office building in a giant mov ing operation which makes San Bernardino the nerve center of all general accounting; includ ing payroll and inventories, for Edison's widely dispersed operations. And with the complex equipment and supplies have come approximately 75 employees of| Edison's compfroUers department, formerly .headquartered in Los Angeles, who now will be permanently based in San Bernardino. These are highly skilled people, including data processing operators, keypunch operators and data processing systems and accounting procedures personnel, John k. Talley, vice president and comptroller, pointed out. "Their moving into the San Bernardino area will contribute significantely to the overall economy as well as add many new desirable families to the com- inunity," Talley said. Concerning the intricate machinery that nas been moved from LA to Saa Bernardino, he reported that three complete computer systems have now been added to the one that Cal- ectric had in operation before the merger. Each complex IBM system includes an electronic brain, called a "1401", a '1402" card reader and a "1403 printer. Poultry and Eggs LOS ANGELES, VUTCH J 8 tUPD — EKSS : Price* to retailers f.ab. to distributor plants (deUvcnd m cents hUheri: AA extra Urge 48ii-50i4. A extra Urge 45V4-4814. AA Urge SSM-av,, A large B large 33ii-MH, AA medium MVi-^Vi. A medium 32li-33'i, AA smaU 20H- 32" 3. A amall T7S-»^. Prices to consumers: AA large 4357, A large 4a -K. AA medium 43-32. A medium 47-49. AA amaU 43-47, A unan 4(M3. Poultry: Fryers 17-W. roasters Sl- 53. light type hens wtd. avg. 4.73. hens cross IH-SS wtd. avg. 5.92: turkeys: Fryer roasters 21. Auxiliary equipment such as sorters, collators, reproducers and interpreters were also delivered to the second floor of the local office building during weekend-long caravan which involved use of eight large moving vans. Edison's "eastward move ment" also includes delivering 20 keypunch machines, 112 tab card file cabinets — each weighing 875 pounds—and about 40 tons of various cards and forms, Talley said. Directing operations of all the accounting equipment and comptrollers department employees in San Bernardino will be E. L. Sheppeard, assistant comptroller. Oliver P. Roemer, eastern division manager, said that the number of men and women headquartered in the former CEP general office building is now roughly the same as before the merger. Mayor Parker disagreed with Wagner's thinking. "^Vhile it is fair that citizens should have a right to vote," he noted. "It is better to have necessary county tnildings financed with sales tax funds than to increase the already high property tax." He observed, "We'll get a few more dollars for use in Redlands, but the overall property tax bill will go up." But the other Council members were persuaded that the county should not be given a 'free reign" on a massive building program financed with the excess sales fax. Perhaps this action will spur the county into giving the city, a voice on the broad county building program. Then maybe a new sharing agreement can be worked out," said Hartzell. At the request of Councilman Waldo F. Burroughs, the city manager's office was authorized to notify the Board of Supervisors of the city's desire for a study on the relationship of the city-county tax structure." What is Fair Division Burroughs said that there was no doubt that the 5 per cent sharing would be sufficient to retire the bonds. He maintained that the real question is "What is the fair division of tax money?" 'In addition to the county property tax and the IVi per cent sales tax, our residents es- sentiaBy are contributing their own money to the county building program in the form of the surplus sales tax receipts," he contended. Mayor Parker said he believed the six-year-old sharing program has operated exactly as contemplated, e.xcept that the agreement was to have been reviewed each year which has not been done. 'But this is partly our fault because we haven't insisted," he stated. The San Bernardino City Council has also taken action to reduce its sales tax sharing agreement with the county to 5 per cent. Other cities in the county may take similar acfions. SELL IT TOMORROW .'With tow .. cost Classified AdsjOl Announcemenf of Funeral Services WMJAM TERRY GIBSON Services 11:00 ajn. Wednesday, at the F. Arthur Cortner ChapeL WALTER F. FELTHOUSE Services pending. BOBBY LEE WILLIAJIS Services pending. DOMINGA MEDINA Services pending. LEWIS DAYTON KERNS Services pending. F./UtfHHK CORTNER Announeemenf of Services TAYLOR, Mrs. Agnes D. 2:00 p.m. Today Redlands Chapel HORTON, Mrs. Gladys D. 2:00 p.m. Thursday Redlands Chipcl THURSTON, Cecfl D. 11:00 a.m. Friday Redlands Chapel BRYANT. Mrs. Alma S. 2:00 p.m. Friday Faith Lutheran Church THOMAS, Mrs. Gertrade Ann Services Pending Redlands Chapel DAVIS, Sterlmg Services Pending Redlands Chapel LINDL, Mrs. Jean Services Pending Yucaipa Chapsl Emmerson Mortuaries and Chapels 703 uooKsioE Ave. nnu.