Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on April 2, 1964 · Page 7
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April 2, 1964

Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 7

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Air Force at halfway point in installations NORTON AFB - The Air Force reached a half-way point today in the installation ol Hinuteman ballistic missiles in their underground silos, ready for operation. Six wings, comprising 150 missiles each, are pro grammed. Previously turned over to SAC for operation were the wings headquartered at Malmstrom AFB, Montana, and at Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota. Completed today was the wing at Minot AFB, North Dakota. The ceremonial turn over from the Systems Command to the Strategic Air Command was made at Mjsot today. Minuteman is the product of a Military - Science - Industrj- team. Overall executive respon- siblity for development and production of the weapon system is vested in the Ballistic Systems division, headquartered here at Norton and under the command of Maj. Gen. W. Aus tin Bavis. Space Technology Laboratorifes has responsibiUty for systems engineering and technical direction. Minuteman has been designed and tested for high reliability, survivability from nuclear attack and near instant reaction time for launch directly from protective underground silos. The three stage missile (solid fuel) stands 56 feet high with re-entry vehicle and has a range of some 6,300 miles. U is armed with a nuclear warhead. TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will find a ready market through Classified Ads. Big Fresno mall program 0 community venture FBESNO, Calif. (UP!)-The Fresno pedestrian Mall, $1.5 million worth of trees, shrubs, fountains, pools and sculpture m the center of the "declining" downtown area was under way today. , The mall, called by its pro- |ponents an expression of faith in the future, will cover a six- block-long area on Fulton Street lin the heart of downtown. The i Fulton Mall will be crossed at 'three locations by other malls extending one-half block on both sides of the streets on two of them and a full block on both sides at the Mariposa Street MaU. At the Mariposa Street Mall, a 60-foot, laminated, wooden clock tower will be erected as the focal point of the project. The mall, designed by Victor iGnien and Associates of Beverlly Hills, and Eckbo, Dean and (Williams of South Pasadena, [will contain more than 160 trees Caskets scattered in fatal crash ONTARIO, Calif. (UPI) - A I truck load of empty caskets scattered 200 feet along a railroad right-of-way added a grim note Wednesday to the death of a truck driver hit by a passenger train. Kay Hamandez Borquez, who I was to have celebrated his 46th birthday Wednesday, was killed when the Union Pacific "City of St. Louis" hit his truck at a .speed of 72 miles an hour. His load of empty caskets were strewn and splintered up and 'donn the tracks. [of various kinds, 25 different varieties of shrubs, fountains, pools, two 250-foot-Iong. slow moving "streams" along the walks, benches, sculpture and mosaics. , A committee of citizens is in the process of selecting artists land raising money for the sculpture. The committes hopes to be able to commission the iworks within six weeks. The company that built the Pomona Mall, Milbum and Sansome of Riverside, also will I build the Fresno Mali. Construction is e.vpected to be complete in five months. The mall is being financed through an assessment district [Of downtown property owners and federal urban renewal funds. The city is building a storm drain system, which the downtown section has never had, as its part in the'project. The mall is part of a $3.1 million program to revitalize "the declining central area of Itbe city." More than $3 million in private capital has been spent during the past two and one-half years in renovating [some of the older downtown stores. In addition, the Del E. Webb Corp, recently opened an $8.5 I million, 21-story office building iand hotel near the mall and the city will start construction of an $8.5 million convention cen- |ter within the year. Mayor Wallace D. Henderson said o! the revitalizalion program that "not only are we accepting the challenge of flgbt- ing decay and obsolescence through urban renewal, but we I are building something beautiful at the same time." Absentee ballots indicate interest in city election Absentee ballots issued for the April 14 municipal election I indicate considerable interest in the balloting among Bedlands voters, City Clerk Hazel Soper said today. Mrs. Soper reported that with the deadline five days away, a total of 26 absent voter bal- jlots have been taken out. That nearly equals the 27 absentee votes cast in the 1962 City Council race. She said that 13,185 persons are eligible to vote in this montir* election of two city councilmen, city clerk, city 'treasurer, and an initiative measure to repeal compulsory rubbish collection. The deadline for applying for [absentee ballots is 5 p.m. April 7. They may be returned anytime up to S p.m. April 13. Although the number of ab- jseotee votes is not a true ! gauge of the election day turnout, they often indicate public interest. There was a 34 percent vote cast in 1962. Defense contracts WASHINGTON (UPI)- Three military projects totaling $4.3 I million were awarded Wednesday to California companies, ac cording io Sen. Clair Bngle, D Calif. They included an Air Force award to Hughes Aircraft, Culver City, of a Sl.l miUioa fixed price contract for services and materials toward prelimmary assembly and check out of a mobile raid-range ballistic missile wrk will be done in Culver City. 35,000 JOLTS - By Superior Court order the iSfiQQ worth of confiscated drugs held by Sheriff Frank Bland of San Bernardino County will be destroyed. RwUand* Daily facts Iters, April 2,1W - 7 Illegal drugs destroyed by low enforcement men Drugs purchased by doctor's jprescrip(ion are legal. But the illicit narcotic pills and capsules in the bands ofj Sheriff Frank Bland will never be used by medical patients. This, is an accumulation of dangerous drugs, confiscated by sheriffs investigators during the past four years, j Besides other dangerous drugs, the confiscated narcotics contain primarily amphetamines (a stimulant) and bar- bituates (a hypnotic). Worth nearly $5,000 in th*- Ucit drug "traffic", the narcotics will be destroyed by officers of the; California State Bureau of Narcotics. The bulk of the drugs — 31,466 capsules and pills — were seized by sheriffs vice officers during^ one investigatioiL Tb» drugs were found bidden in the garage of a 26-year old Rialto mechanic. Stanley Strbac, on February 2, 1982. The drugs had been taken in the burglary of a Pasadena drug warehouse. Kentucky First Kentucky had the first permanent white settlement west of the Allegheny Mountains and was the first state organized in itbat locality. Erik's Furniture store to open Friday A new kind of furnishings business \vill be opened in Bed- lands tomorrow by Erik and Inge Mathiesen- To be called "Erik's Furniture," the new business wiD specialize in reconditioned fum- jiture, a type of work Mr. i Mathiesen has had extensive j experience in. The business will encompass antique and modem furnishings, sales and refinishing. The new shop will be at 18-20 West 'Redlands boulevard, just west of Orange street. LICENSED INSURED •ONDEO JOHN VANDERMADE PAINTING CONTRACTOR PAINTING, DBCOkATING and WALLPAPERING 960 CHESTNUT AVE^ KEDLANDS PHONE 793-18T9 LIQUIDATION SALE! Of Entire Stock Purchased From Town Furniture Store, San Bernardino Town Furniture Store has quit after 18 years in business. We purchased the balance of their inventory at a saving* of »? 41% <>« ^« "^^^ sate prices ... We are passing these savings on to you for quick sale Here is your epportunity to jet that Beautiful Living Room Set, Btdfoem Set, Chair or Dinette Set at a Big, Big Savings. We cordially invite you to come sea for yourself. Old famous Brand Hams Such As Basse/, Broj/hlll. Seo/y, Mom's, Johnson-Carper, SUaiohunger. Etc. BEDROOM SETS Reg. Priee 9399.50 72 In. Dresier in Rich Elm, Big Mirror, 2 Nite Standi, High Panel Bed - SAVE $100.00 $119.95 9 Drawer Danish Walnut Dresser, Large Mirror, 2 Nile Stands, Bookcase Bed - SAVE ?40.00 $199J0 9 Drawer Dresser, Mirror, Two 2 Drawer Nile Stands, Sliding Door Bookcase Headboard. Mocha Walnut. - SAVE $40.00 |a9 .95 All White 9 Drawer Dresser, Mirror, Gold and Silver Handles, 2 Night Stands, Bookcase Headboard—SAVE JM.OO $159.95 6 Drawer Honey Walnut Dresser, 2 Night Stands, Mirror, FuU Sixe Bed - SAVE $50.00 SI98.00 10 Pe. Bedroom Group Complete with Box Spring and Mattress . . . Ideal for Spare Bedroom — SAVE $40.00.... SALE PRICE $299.50 $179.88 $159.50 $179.95 $109.95 $138.00 CHAIRS - ROCKERS - RECLINERS Reg. Price $119.95 High Back SwivelRocker, Foam Thru^Out. Brown and Beige Tweed — SAVE $20.«. $ 99J0 Low Barrel Channel Back Chair. Cover in Gold and Green — SAVE $39.50 $ (7.fS Leather-Like High Back Swivel Chair Walnut Arms, Beige — SAVE $22.00 $ *9.9S Platform Rocking Chair Covered in Nylon 5 in. Padding Thro-Out - SAVE $20.00 $ 99.50 High Wing Back Provincial Chair. Fruitwood Trim — SAVE $22.50 S 89.50 BerWine Reclining Chair, Leather-Like Cover, Foam Back and Seat - SAVE $20.00 $1$».95 Big Reclining Chair, t in. Foam. Extra Heavy Naogahyde - SAVE $40.07 SALE PRICE $99.00 $ 59.95 $ 47.95 $ 49.95 $ 77.00 $ 69.50 $119.88 Over 100 Chairs to Choose From DINING ROOM AND DINETTE SETS SALE PRICE $ 98.00 Reg. Priee $119.95 7 Pe. Dinette Set with 2 Leaves. Seats 8 to 10 — SAVE $21.95 5 Pe. DineHe Set with Leaf — Scats 4 C d9 88 SAVE $15.00 • Round Table 42 in. with 2 Leaves, 4 High Foam Back Chairs - SAVE $43,07 Danish Walnut Table with 4 Matching Chairs $44.8S $139.95 $1S9J0 $99.88 $149.95 $138.95 $224.50 Matching Buffet-Hutch $222.95 1^'^'"^'^" W*'""* Tabl. and 4 High Back Chairs ^2^9 95 $199^95 $279.95 Matching Buffet-Hutch Round Pedestal Table — Fruitwood — 4 Matching Chairs — SAVE $54,45 China Cabinet LIVING ROOM SETS Reg. Priee $309.95 94 in. Cushion Sofa and Matching Chair. Beige Tweed — SAVE $40.00 $390.95 Contemporary Sofa, 90 in. with Matching High Back Chair. Beige-Gold Leaf Damask — SAVE $80.00 Diamond Foam Back Sofa. Foam Padded Arms, Chair to Match. Char-Brown Tweed — SAVE $70.00 French Provincial Sofa. Fruitwood, Diamond Tufted Back, 2 Foam Cushions. Matching Chair — Beige, Toast — SAVE $110.00 $289.95 Sectional Set. Seats 8, Covered in Quilted Damask in Gold and Copper — SAVE $50.00 2 Pc. Living Room Set. Covered in Thick Washable Nylon — SAVE $50.07 $249.9$ Sealy Hide-A-Bed Sofa with Sealy Poshirepedie Mattress. Rose Beige or Brown Nylon — SAVE $50.45 $239.95 Sleeper-Sofa, with Inner Spring Mattress. Sofa Covered in Beige Quilted Nylon - SAVE $40.00 $339.95 $399J0 $179.9$ SALE PRICE $249.95 $319.95 $269.95 $288.50 $239.95 $129.88 $199.50 $179.95 MAPLE FURNITURE $179.9$ $124.95 $79.95 $399.95 Reg. Price $ 49.95 Swivel Chair — Maple Wing Back Floral Cover - SAVE $U.07 $ 89.15 Platform Rocker — Maple Arms, Re4 Tweed Cover, Foam Reversible Cushions — SAVE $119$ VHng Back Leva Seat. High Foam CIMMMI Back, Foam Reversible Cushions SAVE $30.08. Big Roomy Swivel Rocker, Maple Trim, Channel Beck, Rust-Brewn — SAVE $25.00 $299.95 Wing High Back Sofa, Maple Trim, Pillaw Arm* SAVE $30.00 $419.95 2 Pc. Maple Living Room Set Covered in Brown Leather-Like Naugahyde — SAVE $90.00 Platform Rocking Chair. Covered in Quilted Pattern - SAVE $30.00.... 3 Pc. High Back Sectional Set. Maple Trim, Foam Cushions — SAVE $40.00... $129.95 Maple Round Table, 4 UpfMlstered Maple Chairs Formica Top — SAVE $20.00 $319.9$ Ranche Maple Oropteaf Table. 4 Captain & Matea Chairs. Table for 10 - SAVE $40.00 $249.95 Rectangular Table with 4 Mates Chairs 3 Leaves — SAVE $30.00 Buffet-Hutch — BoHle • Glass Buffet-Huteh - 3 Shelf Buffet-Hutch — Distressed Maple 5 Pe. Maple Bedroom Set with 48 in. 4 Drawer Dresser, Mirror — SAVE $50J0 $599.95 12 Drawei- Dresser. Mirror, 2 Large Nite Stands, High Poster Bed — SAVE $110.00 72 in. Dresser — Big Framed Mirror, 2 Night Stands, High Poster Bed — SAVE $90.00 S Pc. Maple Bedroom Set Solid Maple Canopy Bad 4 Drawer Maple Chest.... 3 Drawer Bachelor's Chest Maple Chest en Chest Wall Desk-Chest — 3 Drawer Pineapple Poster Bed Cannon Ball Poster Bed $249.95 $189.95 $209.95 $249.95 $279.95 $239.95 $99.95 $ 59.95 $54.95 $ 99.95 $49.95 $59.95 $119.95 SALE PRICE $34.88 $77.00 $149.95 $99.95 $269.9S $329.95 $ 49.95 $359.95 $109.95 $279.95 $169.95 .$2».>5 .$I4».« $179.9$ $219.95 $489.95 $289.95 $189.95 in.95 $ 49.95 $445$ $ 79.9$ $ J9.95 $49.9$ $99.15 Very Liberal Terms — Free Delivery — Open Friday Nife 'Til 8 P.M. Bank Americards —^60 Day Charge — We Guorontee All New Merchandise So/d-NEARLY 10.000 SATISFIED CUSTOMERS & FRIENDS pgQPLE'S FURNITURE 218 ORANGE STREET DOWNTOWN REDLANDS (Next Old Highwoy 9^

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