4-Saturday, Mar. 28,19M Rtllands Daily Facts -^^rAUDIKWN«nONALB'i!IIC. - i9i*«t ' * < OMltaiult Bran*.' K't .fT^ NEW REDLANDS BANK — This is an artist's conception of the new branch of the American National Bank to be constructed odjocent to the Winn's Drug Store building on Colton avenue at Oronge street. The banking facility will occupy 4,345 square feet of floor space and is scheduled for opening in lote summer. Stock prices perk up af week's end NEW YORK (UPD— Stocks finished on a more optimistic note this h o 1 i d a y-shortened week and prices perked up from a four day slump. Prices opened the week's first session on a mixed note then closed lower. The same performance was repeated Tuesday. Wednesday's opening presented tiie same picture but be fore the noon hour steels had taken the initiative and moved higher, taking the rest of the market with them. Thursday's performance was good but somewhat stunted by the upcoming Good Friday hoi iday and the evening up of books which normally precedes a long week-end. Brokers were pleased by the revival of interest in steels and cUier cyclical stocks and the growing interest in the secondary shares and those which have not participated in the advance so far. They felt that as interest spread throughout the list it will help sustain the market. Most Brokers viewed the four day slump as a healthy sign. An advisory service went as far to say the fundamentally strong issues appeared to be refreshing themselves before advancing. Dow-Jones industrial average finished with a tiny gain of 0.92 at S15.91. Rails skidded 1.31 to 192.16 and utilities slipped 0.52 1o a new 1964 low of 137.76. Standard & Poor's 500 stock index tacked on 0.27 to 79.19. Volume amounted to 21.334,064 shares for the four days com pared with 27,206,798 for the five days last week and 19,349,340 shares in the same week last year. Of the 1,488 issues traded, 684 advanced, 269 to new 1964 highs whDe 632 declined, 142 to new lows. Fifth Redlands bank American National Bank to open this summer The American National Bank of San Bernardino revealed today that it will open a Red lands branch late this summer on West Colton avenue near Orange street. The new bank in Redlands, will be adjacent to Winn's Drug store. Harold Winn, owner of the property, will construct the building and lease it back to the bank on a long term lease. Eamist M. McCook, president of American National Bank, observed that the Redlands branch would mark the tenth location of the Bank, founded in 1916 by R. D. McCook. He said the branch would serve the "rapidly expanding service area of North Redlands, the University district. Mentone, Yucaipa and the mountain areas." Plans and specifications for the new bank building are now in the hands of a selected group of bidders. The general contractor will be announced at a later date. The exterior of the building will be of cement block, employmg a diamond de sign and occupy 4,345 square feet with additional space be mg provided for future expan sion. This branch will have Real Estate, Escrow and Trust services in addition to all regular banking services. An important feature of the new building will be a drive-up wmdow for f.as tomer convenience. Dale Robinson, Redlands Realtor, negotiat ed the lease arrangements between the bank and Mr. Winn. Recently the American Na tional Bank announced plans for a merger with Bank of Cali ifomia, National Association, subject to the approval of the Comptroller of the Currency. This will be the joining of the oldest bank in the San Bemar dino valley with the oldest bank in the west Bank of California was founded in 1864 and is the only national bank chartered in three states, Washington, Ore gon and California. Presently, Bank of California's thirty three branches extend from Seattle, Washington down the coast to Los Angeles, California. From its origmal capital of SIOO.OO the American National Bank has continued to grow un til today it has assets of over $64 million and is among the top four per cent in strength of all banks in the United States. The main office moved to its present location at Court and E streets in 1932. Other locations now include Court street parking lot faciUty, branches at Base Line and E streets, Highland and Arrowhead and Norton Air Force Base, and in the communities of Big Bear Lake, Crestline, Colton and Rialto. The American National is a full-service bank from Trust department, Real Estate, Escrows, Safe Deposit Boxes and complete commercial department through all types of loans. Student gets card from Mrs. Kennedy Christine Maraista, 955 Bermuda drive, is a happy Redlands high school sophomore this week. For she has received one of the special "thank you" cards from Mrs. JacqueUne Kennedy. Mrs. Kennedy has been trying to send them to all the many people who expressed sympathies at the time of the assassination. Christine sent her a "spiritual bouquet" at the lime. The JacqueUne Kennedy "Thank you" notes express appreciation for the sympathy extended. The cards are not signed but the envelope contains her signature in place of a .stamp (she was given "franking" pri\ileg- cs). SELL IT TOMORROW With low - cost Oassifled Ads lArax Wt JT COAST THMWt REDUANDS • 123 Coioii Sum! • Fl. J-4JJI 0** Week Days Cent. 7 P. M. Sat. & Sun. Coot. 2 P. M. Also In Color — Bob Hop* "A GLOBAL AFFAIR" Fun For All the Family Rusk rebuts Fulbright Cuba policy criticism WASHINGTON (UPI) - The debate over the effectiveness of the Umted States' Cuban policy mounted today with Secretary of State Dean Rusk's entry into the lists against Sen. J. William Fulbright, D-Ark. In a major Senate speech earlier this week, Fulbright, who is chairman of the influential Senate Foreign Relations Committee, siad Fidel Castro was a "distasteful nuisance but not an intolerable danger" to the United States. Rusk, who rejected Ful bright's contention that the ad ministration's poUcy of boycotting Cuba economically is failure, told a news conference Friday that "Castro is more than a nuisance. He is a threat to this hemisphere." Rusk said the Johnson administration will neither trade nor conduct "normal relations with Cuba as long as it main- tams its "military and political" ties with Moscow and continues efforts "to interfere in the affairs of other countries in this hemisphere." The secretary specifically challenged Fulbright's claim that U.S. efforts to persuade other countries to isolate Cuba economically have "been a fail ure." Rusk argued that though this isolated has not been "com plete" it has been "very sub slantial." COOK - Steve Thomson, Jay Grider, Andy Baker, Scouts of Troop 4, practice for their third Annual Easter Breokfost which vnth the help of their fothers, they will serve to the public Sunday, from 7:00 to 10:00 A.M. ot the new Week* Fellowship Hall, First Methodist church, corner of Olive and Cajon. Proceed* to be used for troop equipment. Donation — Adults $1 .00 - Children under 12, 50c. (Photo fay Art Miller) Christian faith founded on Christ's return to life Business l( OOPS!—Caroline Kennedy smiles after taking a tumble on the beginners' slope at Mt. Mansfield, Stowe, Vt Coming to her aid are Maria Shriver, left, and Courtney Kennedy, daughter of Atty. Gen. Robert Kennedy. She was photographed when the Kennedy clan was saying farewell to winter by sampling the snow sports at the resort over the Easter weekend. School menus for next week School menus will run from Italian spaghetti on Monday through tostados on Friday in the Redlands district next week but Wednesday will be the sur prise day—"Manager's Choice" in each cafeteria. That happens to be April Fool's Day, too. This will be the final week of school before spring vacation which is from April 6-10 this year. Here's the complete menu for next week: Monday—Spaghetti with meat and cheese, buttered peas, celery and turnip sticks, citrus fruit, French bread and milk. Tuesday — Creamed turkey, mashed potatoes, tossed salad, pumpkin custard, yeast roll and milk. Wednesday—Managers choice. Thursday — Chicken noodle soup, grilled cheese sandwich, celery sticks, spinach, hard cooked egg. Fresh apple and milk. Friday — Tostado with shred- ed lettuce and tomato, Mexican com, applesauce, gingerbread and milk. PACIFIC DRIVE-IN THEATRES Show Start* 6:30 P. M. - All Drlve-ln» Elvis Presley "KISSIN' COUSINS" "Beauty & The Body" TRI-CITY DRIVE-IN BASELtNE DRIVE-IN Fox California Theafrt 562 W. 4th St., San Bdno. Cont. 2 P.M. -TU 92671 Walt Di*ncy'( New Action Hit "A TICER WALKS" Both Color Co-HitI "Star Fighter*" Pope appeals for end to persecution of Catholics VATICAN CITY (UPI) - An impassioned appeal from Pope Paul VI for an end to persecu tion of Roman CathoUcs set the tone today for the final solemn observances of Lent before the church bells of Rome ring out the joyful message of the Resurrection. Holy Saturday was obsen'cd as a day of prayer in chiurches still shrouded in Lenten mourning. Pope Paul carried a wooden cross Friday night in the most imposmg of Rome's Lenten rites I procession to the Stations of the Cross in the ancient city. Looking out over the 1,800- year-old Colosseum, where early Christians were martyred, the pontiff spoke out forcefully against the "unjustified treatment" meted out to the church in many parts of the world. "The body of Christ is mor ally and heavily crucified still today in many regions of the world: the church of silence is still the suffering church, the patient church, and in many places, the siiffocated church," the Pope said. The pontiff appealed for peace but expressed pressimism about the possibility of achieving it through exclusively human ef lOTts. Too Risky Charles A. Lindbergh's mascot, was a kitten named "Patsy." Lmdbergh refused to take jit on his pioneering transatlan- Itic flight in 1927 because he felt it would be "too dangerous a journey to risk the cat's life." "Human efforts, through very noble and worthy of applause and support, succeed with difficulty in guardmg its (peace's) mtcgrity and maintaining it with different means which are not those of fear and temporal interest," he said. Pope Paul will say Mass on Sunday morning on a portable altar set up on the steps of St. Peter's before delivering his Easter message and his blessing to the city and the world. By United Press International AutomoUvc: Ward's Automo five Reports-Output of cars and trucks in the U.S. this week es Umated at 299,356 units compared with 197,659 units a week earlier and 189,745 units in the same week last year. Bank clearings: Dun & Brad street Inc.—Week ended March 25 — Clearings in 26 leading cities $35,448,048,000 agamst $38,970,375,000 a week before and $32,103,194,000 last year. Car loadmgs: Association of American Railroads — Week ended March 21 — Loadings totaled 537,056 cars compared with 521,250 cars a week earlier and 534,998 cars last year. Year- to-datc 6,226,251 cars vs 6,040,449 cars a year ago. Steel: American Iron & Steel Institute — Week ended March 21 — .\ctual production totaled 2.362,000 tons or 2.0 per cent above the 2,315,000 tons a week earlier. For the year - to - date output totaled 26,834,000 tons or 9.9 per cent above the 24,421,000 tons produced in the similar pe riod a year before. Johann Strauss, Banker The Viennese composer, Jo hann Strauss the younger, first became a bank clerk because his musician father wanted him to follow any profession other than music. BACK A.MONG FRIENDS—Capt Melvin J. Kesslcr, right, and Capt. David J. Holland arrive at Hannover, Germany, airport after being released by Soviet authorities. The fliers' RB^6 plane was shot down over East Germany and their imprisonment had been protested by United States. By LOUIS CASSELS United Pres* International The Christian faith was found ed on the unqualified assertion that Jesus Christ returned to life after being crucified, dead and buried. Many people, including such noted theologians as Paul Til lich and RudoU Bultmann, find themselves imable to accept this as a literal statement of historical fact. Proceeding on the assumption that it is impossible for a dead person actually to rise again, they look upon the Resurrection as a myth or symbol of a purely inward, spiritual experience in which Christ's disciples be came convinced that he was still among them as a li\ing presence. This "demythologizing" interpretation of the New Testament has great appeal for people who want to believe that God revealed himself to man through Christ, but who are not prepared to allow that this act of revelation may have been accompanied by some extraordinary occurrences. The neo-Iibcral school of theology represented by Tillich and Bultmann has enjoyed such a vogue in recent years, especial ly among seminary students and young Protestant clergy men, that some laymen have gotten the impression that it is no longer intellectually respectable to believe that the Resurrection really happened. Makes Feelings Known Anyone who has this mistak en idea will find a good antidote in a new book by Dr. Markus Barth. Markus Barth is the son of the great Karl Barth, and a distinguished theologian in his own right. Until recently he was professor of New Testament at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He is now on the faculty of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. In "Acquittal By Resurrec- Uon" (Holt, Rmehart & Wm- ston), the younger Barth points out that few historians question the authenticity of the New Testament accounts of Christ's death. Nor is there any real dispute over the fact — abundantly attested by the very existence of the church — that the disciples believed Clirist to be risen. The issue is WHY they believed it, or, to put it differently, whether their accounts of the Resurrection should be read as a mythical or factual account of their experiences. Barth says neither AieWpomt can be "proved" by purely historical research. "Faith stands against faith on either side ... the arguments proffered to disprove the' historicity of the Resurrection are at least as dogmatically prejudiced and fallible as the arguments to the contrary. For example, how can Rudolf Bult mann prove that . on Easter mommg nothing else happened but the birth of Easter faith in some disciples?" Event Not Fabricated Against Bultmann's hypothe sis, Barth firmly states his own conviction, "The Resurrection took place bodily, and not symbolically; really, not virtually; tangibly, not spiritually." It was a "unique" event in time and space, "watched by men of flesh and blood, not fabricated by hallucination." To treat the Crucifi-xion as history and the Ressurection as. myth is an absurd reading of'o« T.« the New Testament record, Barth declares. Anyone who reads that record must see — unless he is blind-^ ed by a dogmatic prejudice agamst "miracles" — that "for the BibUcal witnesses, there is no difference between the fae- tuality, reaUty, actuality of the Crucifi.xion and of the Resurrection events ... They possess the same historicity." "If the disciples were speaking solely of a voice that was heard by them, of a feeling that was formed in them, of a sense of mission that fell upon them with irresistible force, or of « private or communal cultic experience and vision—then their reports might stand on the same level as some mystics' mtuitions." But the disciples don't speak in such terms at all. They "speak of seeing Him, or touch- mg Him, or eating with Him, or of all these ways of experience combined." Over and over again, "they confront their hearers and readers with a concrete, this-worldly, material presentation of the reality and meaning of the Resurrection." WILLIAM G. MOORE. Publiiher. FRANK E. MOORE. Editor. FutiUshtd ever? evenloK (except Sunday) at Facts bulldinr. 700 Brook* side at Ceater. Bedlands. CaWomia. Founded October 23, 1890, 74tli year. Entered as second class matter October 23, 1S9C. at the Post Office at Redlands. Caliloraia. under act o( March 3, 1878. SUBSCRIPTION RATE tin Advance! Br Carrier OeliTsrr OB. Month « 1JS» Ibree Months 4.;o Sli Months *M One T.sr 16.«» Br Mall .1 1.50 DRAMA AT SEA—Stem section of the Amencan tanker Su Jacinto is shown as salvage tug tows it off the Virginia Capes headed for Newport News, Va. Vessel.broke in two after an explosion. Thirty-five crew members remained aboard the stem section.
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