REDUNDS, CALIFO»4U Page U APRIL 7, 1964 Why we are voting not to adopt the rubbish measure Since 1949 the City of Redlands has been confironted by a series of issues which are rooted in one common fact: the vast population growth in our town and region. With each change from old ways to new ways has come a major resistance. . Now we come to the next one — whether rubbish disposal methods shall be left to the City Council or, instead, be rigidly fixed by an initiative measure. This measure is on the City Election ballot April 14. la this case the population in the Los Angeles basin has become so great that the atmosphere will no longer absorb \mcontrolled pollution. The public has demanded, and obtained, state and county regulations which seek to minimize smog — a condition damaging to agriculture and possibly to the health of people. As enforcement of the regulations has progressed it has forced us, as a com- mimity, to cease the cheap system of burning at the public dimip and to pay for the expensive cut-and-cover method. The City Council was faced with the open dump abandonment problem for a long time. As the members thought about it they became fully aware that cut-and-cover would be more expensive and that the cost to our dtizens was inescapable. The issue was with them so long that they came, in time, to assume that what they imderstood the public at large likewise understood. But this was not the situation. When the open dump was abandoned, and the county cut-and-cover dump began to operate last September, the Council adopted an ordmance making city disposal service compulsory for everyone. People who had been hauling their own rubbish, in some cases, reacted strongly. The upshot was that Col. Paul Jacobs sparked a movement to restore the previous principle imder which a person could dispose of his own garbage and rubbish if he did not wish to take city service. Although popular resistance movements are always irritating to those in authority, they are a necessary phase of local government. A municipality cannot adopt new policies which affect many people, and about which they feel strongly, without controversy. Controversy is the anvil on which hard decisions ai^e shaped imder heat and force. This movement, as others before it, has compelled the City Council to reconsider its first decision (the September ordinance), to seek advice from an advisoiy committee, and to make amendments. The process was completed in February and at that point the Jacobs group had won the goals which -were reasonable. However, "reasonable" is a term that everyone interprets differently. In the view of Col. Jacobs, the council acted despotically and the only recourse open was for him and his followers to ^vrite a disposal ordinance of their own, get it on the ballot by petition, and seek support from a majority of the voters. The details of this would make several full length editorials but we believe it boils down to this. The initiative proponents wish to believe that the higher cost of disposal under cut-and-cover can somehow be avoided. . . by do-it-yourself hauling or burying ... or by opening Redlands to commercial disposal services in competition with the city disposal service. We don't believe that much of the cost would go away. The self-hauler still has to pay at the gate of the county dump. We don't believe the city would be as neat and sanitary as it is under the present system. We do not believe that the details of a disposal ordinance can be WTitfen with such perfect foresight that they can be frozen into an ordinance, amendable only by the voters. The Citizens conunittee headed by Col. Jacobs has already achieved its legitimate goals. Therefore we are going to vote "No" . . . we are going to vote not to adopt the Jacobs ordinance • P • next Tuesday. The Newsreel A neighbor who has been doing some exten- ave landscaping says that money may not grow on trees, but trees grow on money. We all think kindly of rain if only because, right or wrong, we assume it's good for the farmer. If it is run like some other government programs, we suppose the anti-poverty campaign will pay people for not being poor. We assume that the forthcommg book, "How Shakespeare spent the day," will tell how he would jot down on his "Things To Do Today" pad such reminders as, "Write "Hamlet' " A friend in the zoo business has posted a sign next to "don't feed the elephants" reading "drai't tell elephant jokes to the ke^er." A syndicated brain says that Lyndon Johnson is badly in need of a speech writer. This is a recurring problem, and maybe the siny>lest thing would be for the voters to elect a speech-writer and let him pick a president of his choice. With a Groin Of Salt By Frank and Bill Meere The late Floyd Young once published a meteorological paper, "The Desert Winds of Southern California." This demonstrated M r. Young's flair for diplomacy. Everybody who has lived in tliese parts for five or more years knows that those desert winds that come whistling down the Cajon Pass are called "Santa Anas". You can quibble about the origin of the name, but that's what they're called. Jlr. Young, however, was aware of our friends down in Santa Ana. They are quite sensitive about so dry, and dusty and blustery a wind bearing the name of their city. Now comes Roy Simpson, Mr. Young's successor as chief of the Fruit Frost Service. "At Norton Air Force Base," Mr. Simpson fold an interviewer recently, "the forecasters call a Santa Ana a Cajon wind simply because it blows out of Cajon Pass and sweeps over the base." Well it surely does come through the pass, sometimes directed over this way, but more commonly down through Fontana and the Cucamonga desert. ^Vhy not call it a Cajon wind? There is no city or county by the name of Cajon to object and the weathermen need have no fear of this accurately descriptive name. Some jittery folks — and maybe they are right — will tell you that when the monster that lives under the San Andreas fault thrashes his tail, they can hear the earth rumble. Now comes Dr. Frank Press, director of the Caltech seismological lab, to say that the earth does indeed sound-off when a big quake jolts it But he is not talking about a rumble. Rather, the entire earth rings like a bell, he says. It started on Good Friday and is still ringing. The trouble is that the note Is so low that no buman ear can come anywhere near hearing it. (This is the opposite of the well-known dog whistle, pitched so high your pooch can hear it but you can't.) You can hear a steam boat whistle —about 150 vibrations per second — but the earth's natural frequency is about one vibration per hour. Expressed as a musical tone, this would be alKiut 20 octaves below middle C. For more than 80 years theoreticians had discussed the possibility that a major earthquake might act as a gigantic hammer, striking the earth and setting it to vibrating on its own frequency. Not until 1960 by special instruments designed by Dr. Hugo Benioff of Cal tech. He registered the bell-ringing effect from the big earthquake in Chile and found the oscillations continued for two weeks .before fading out. Now that the basic facts are knovs-n the Caltech seismologists are using them to make deductions about the densities and elasticities of the different regions of the earth. But the Jules Vem style of witer will fictionalize a bell ringer of the universe, striking Earth, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn to make music in space. ZOOLOGICAL FIREMEN HOUSTON, Tex. (UPI) - C. W. Yeats' regular job is to put out fires. But in his off-hours he might babysit mth a Eo- modo dragon or figure out a fair price for a snake. Yeates is a fireman at Station No. 41 in Houston, and is an animal trader in his time ofL Periodically, he travels to other cities to make a trade. A customary day's work in the animal market for Yeats might be to trade off a small tiger for a few medium-sized monkeys and a six-foot dragon. Yeats' idea of house guests is a brace of snakes and a group of white rats awaiting purchasers. Ouster of Goulort lifts nightmore By WILLLIM S. WSHE "SINCE H£F£lLfORTHAT .CnM£ H£'s WMESORi" Redlands Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 68, lowest 53. Red Cross campaign extends its timing into April when only $15,490 of $28,839 goal reached by final report, according to John C. Ferrall, co-chairman. Parking commissioners ask City Council to start negotiations for purchase of property at Highway 99 and Fifth to provide monthly employe parking spaces. Little League baseball program to get under way with dedication of fleld on May 1. A weekend only schedule will be played until school is out. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 70, lowest 43. The high school street closure plan, including Fern avenue, approved by City Council •which also agrees to contribute $2,000 toward the widenmg of Church street. Mrs. Donald S t c v n i n g elected president of the Assistance League for the coming year. A new TV monitor system to be installed in the Redlands city jail instead of hiring a full- time jailer. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 71, lotvest 50. Workers almost finished with creation of a new softball field at St. Mary's church which will be named "Lynch field." H. A. Woessner elected to succeed Lyman King Jr. as president of the Rotary club. A $100,000 grant to create a commercial airport at the old Morrow field west of Colton endorsed by House Appropriations committee. One Minute Pulpit He has slandered your servant to my Lord the king. But my Lord the king is like the angel of God; do therefore what seems good to you. — II Samuel 19:27, The beginning of wise ambition lies in a man's accepting himself as himself and not as someone else, and in trying to make the most and the best of that self and not of another.— Harry Emerson Fosdick. TELEVISION BERRY'S WORLD TUESDAY NIGHT 5:00— 7—Laramie 9—Engineer Bill 11—Superman 13—Thaxton's Hop 5:3D_ 5— :whu :lybirds 11—Mickey Mouse Club 5:40— 4—Believe it or Not 5:45- 4, 13-News 6:00- 2, 7-News 5—You Ask-ed For K 9—Sugai-foot 11—Wanted—Dead or Alive 13—Touche Turtle (C) 6:30- 4, 5, 11-News 13—Huckleberry Hound 6:45— 7—News 7:00— 2—News 4—Seven Seas (C) 5—Leave it to Beaver 7-Battleline 9—People are Funny 11—Cheyenne 13—Wonders of World (C) 7:30— 2—Ralph Story's L.A. 4—Mr. Novak 5—Lawman 7—Combat 9—Deputy 13-Wanderlust (C) 8:00- 2-Red Skelton 5—Seven Keys 9—Movie 11—Untouchables 13—Probe 8:30— 4-You Don't Say! (C) 5—Zane Grey 7—McHale's Navy 13—Expedition! 9:00—2—Petticoat Junction 4—Richard Boone 5—Roller Skating 7—Greatest Show (C) ll-87th Precinct 13—Hot Spots '64 9:30— 2—Jack Benny 13—Happy Wanderer (C) 9:45— 9—News 10:00— 2—Garry Moore 4—Telephone Hour (C) 7—Fugitive 9—Movie 11, 13—News 10:30—13—Men of Annapolis 11:00- 2. 4, 5, 7-News 11—Movie 13—Boston Blackie 11:15— 4-Johnny Carson (C) 11:30— 2—Movie 5—Steve Allen 7—Stagecoast West 13—Movie WEDNESDAY DAYTIME 9:00— 2—News 4—Say Wbea 5—Romper Room 7—Pamela Mason 9—King and Odie 11—Jack LaLanne 13-News 9:15— 9—Babysitter 13—Guidepost 9:25— 4—News 9:30— 2—1 Love Lucy 4—Word for Word (C) 11—Movie 10:00— 2—McCoys 4—Concentration 5—Restless Gun 7-Girl Talk 9—Movie 10:30— 2—Pete and Gladys 4—Jeopardy (C) 5—Yancy Derringer 7—Price Is Right 11:00— 2—Love of Life 4—First Impression (C) 5—Cheaters 7—Get the Message 13—Social Security ll:15-13-Guidepost 11:25- 2-News 11:30— 2—Search for Tomorrow 4—Truth or Consequences 5—Peter Gunn 7—Missing Links 9—Spectrum 11—Lunch Brigade 13—Ann Sothem 11:45— 2—Guiding Light 11:55— 4—News 12:00— 2—Bums and Allen 4-Let's MakeaDeal(C) 5—Thin Man 7—Father Knows Best S—Condemned 13—Movie 12:25— 4—News 12:30— 2—As the World Turns 4—Doctors 5—TV Bingo 7—Ernie Ford 9—Movie 11—Movie 1:00—2—Password 4—Loretta Young 5—Movie 7—Mike Douglas 1:30— 2—House Party 4-You Don't Say! (C) 13—Robin Hood 2:00— 2—To TeU the Truth 4—Match Game 9—Movie 11—Movie 13—Vagabond 2:25—2, 4—News 2:30— 2—Edge of Night 4—Make Room for Daddy 7—Day in Court 13—Ann Sothem 2:55- 7—News 3:00— 2—Secret Storm 4—Bachelor Father 7—General Hospital 13—Felix the Cat 3:30- 2-My Little Margie 4—Movie 7—Queen for a Day 11—Deputy Dawg, Dick Tracy 3:45— 0—News 4:00— 2—Life of Riley 5—Just for Fun 7—Trailmaster 9-Mighty Hercules (C) 4:30- 2-Movie 11—Lone Ranger 4:45-13-Rocky and His Friends LIGHTER SIDE By DICK WEST And for suede shoes? TBe fun part about H is, if peopfe want f g csssne HE gore H to in&-/ let 'em!" WASHINGTON (UPI)-As Siri Isaac Newton remarked when he got hit by a fallmg apple, you never know where inspira tion win strike next I have at hand a press .release telling how an American businessman got the idea forj a "revolutionary" new product one day while contemplating a pat of jelly that was served to him in a restaurant Ining J. Bottner, president of the Esquire Shoe Polish Company, observed that the jeSy came.in.little individual packets that were used once and then thrown away. "Why can't I package shoe polish in the same way?" Bottner is quoted as asking him self. That was two years ago. Recently his firm introduced a new polish in disposable packets that contain just enou^ for one shine. This is all very interesting, but frankly I was a bit disappointed by the outcome. It would have made a better story if Bottner had developed a shoe polish that could be apread on bread. At any rate, just as he was inspired by the pat of jelly, I was inspired by the press release. Upon reading it I immediately asked myself, "Why can't I use jelly to shine my shoes with?" That day at lunch I had the waiter bring me a pat of jelly and also a pat of butter. When I got back to my desk, I spread some of the jelly on one shoe and some of the butter on the other. WASHINGTON—He ouster of the pro - Communist President Joao Goulart has done more than to lift the long nightmare that huge Brazil might become another and finitely more menacing Cuba at the heart of the American hemisphere. It has much relieved Communist pressure on the free, democratic government of Romulo Betancourt in Venezuela, one of the little-heralded heroes of our time in his valiant efforts to keep Castroism out of that comer of Latin America. It has admittedly struck a heavy blow to what dispatches from Havana itself call "the foreign policy" of Fidel Castro—a "foreign policy" thus far tirelessly exporting Soviet - dominated communism into this hemisphere. Castro-communism, in a word, has been heavily thrown back at last in the largest and most critical country in Latin America, and the waves of its defeat are washing widely elsewhere to the South. But perhaps most important of all, the overthrow of Goulart- ism by Brazilian patriots is a total vindication of the wisdom of the new Washington policy of firmness as well as generosity toward Latin America. Of this policy, Thomas C. Mann, President Johnson's principal adviser on Latin-American affairs, has been the hard-pressed author. The United States "intervened" in Brazil in one way and ia one way only. It intervened not by force and not by conspiracy but by the force of an idea of a brave and devoted public servant. The United States did not create or control or, in any way, shape or form the revolution that ended Goulart- ism. Under Mann, however, this country has set up, and has maintained a posture toward Latin America which was, and is, endlessly sympathetic to all aspirations for social and economic betterment so long as they are Democratic in origin and purpose — but a posture which has been and will be honestly hostile to Communist subversion moving under the guise of legitimate reform. Word of this has gone through Latin America, and men have listened to it All this has meant, and will continue to mean, one thuig above all: There are simply not going to be any more Sovietized Cubas in this hemisphere, no matter how many well-intended people have bitten and may continue to bite at Mann's policy— which is also 100 per cent the policy of President Johnson. It is a curious irony that the respMonsible forces in Brazil had to rise to cleanse the spreading Communist infection there within one week from the day that such men as Sen. J. wmiam Fulbright of Arkansas had assured the world that Castro Cuba was "a nuisance but not a grave threat to the Vmiei States." It would be interesting to know what the anti-Communist force in Brazil thought of this statement a few days ago while Goulart was openly and demonstrably and intolerably moving that giant land toward jost what Castro had moved Cuba to years ago. Perhaps it stmck them as a certain unrealism. It would be interesting, too, to know what Betancourt of Venezuela thought of it in the face of recent and overwhelming proof that Castro arms were being sent there to kill free men in Venezuela. To put the matter at its softest assurance from highly-placed Americans that Castro isn't really very dangerous are not of the highest assistance to all those men — the Betancourts, the anti - Goulart- ists, the wretched Cuban refugees — who are fighting so gallantly to rid this hemisphere of a creeping cancer. It would also be interesting to know just how much a fair and sensible settlement of current American difficulties with Panama over the Canal Zone has been obstructed by suggestions that the United SUtes ought to be "big" enough to submit to a form of "negotiation" in which we would be required to promise in advance more or less whatever the Panamanians wanted. The great blindness of the Mann critics is this: \Vhile it is quite true that Castroism could never take over the United States itself, Castroism can be fatally destractive to freedom elsewhere in this hemisphere. We are the responsible leaders of this hemisphere; we cannot run from that responsibility in a new form of egghead isolationism that would be isolatiom'sm all the same. (Copyright 1964, by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) DOCTOR'S MAILBAG Seek venrilotion when you work near noxious fumes By Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt The results—I have witnesses who will bear me out on this— were revolutionary. The jelly, after the excess pectin had been wiped off, left a fine bright shine on my shoe. And, mind, you, I was using grape jelly on a brown shoe. If I had been wearing purple shoes, the results probably would have been sensational. On the. other hand, or rather, on the other foot the buttered Q—A few months ago I started using ammonia to. clean some woodwork. The fumes nearly made me pass out a couple of times. I would get severe pains in my chest when I'd use it Could inhaling those fumes have damaged my heart? A—When a person is exposed to a heavy concentration of ammonia fumes as in an industrial accident severe poisoning can occur. This is more likely to injure the lungs, liver and kidneys than the heart In your case, the worst that could happen would be an irritation of the throat and eyes. These effects disappear within a few minutes to a few hours. Whenever you use any kind of cleaner with noxious fumes you should do so on the back porch or by an open window to minimize the concentration in the air you breathe. Q—For the last three years I have had bleeding from sup- Teletips TOP SHOW: -10:00, Chan. 4. Telephone Hour. Hoagy Carmichael's "Johnny Appleseed" suite gets its TV premiere. Guest preformers are Gmger Rogers, Robert Merrill, James McCracken, Edward Villella, Red, Nichols and Helen O'Con- neU. 7:30 — Chan. 2. Mr. Novak. "Fare Thee WelL" An unwed Jefferson High senior faces motherhood. Noreen Norcoran is guest star. 8:30 — Chan. 7. McHale's Navy. "The Rage of Taratupa." Rampant discord results when a guitar-plunking singer is assigned to McHale's squad. 9:30 — Chan. 2. Jack Benny. Jack goes half out of his mind with an allergy but two doctors can't seem to help him. shoe came out looking rather dulL I found, however, that buffing the jellied shoe gave it an even higher luster. Obviously this was only a preliminary breakthrough. It took Bottner two years to develop a shoe polish that he could package like jelly. And it probably will take that long to get jelly on the market as shoe polish. erficial vessels in my bladder. Would aspirin cause this? A—If you ^ can be sure the blood is coming from your bladder and not from your kidneys, the cause ceuld be bladder stones, acute cystitis, varicose veins in the bladder, tuberculosis of the bladder or various types of benign or malignant tumor. I doubt that aspirin would cause it The treatment would depend entirely on the underlying cause. Q—My doctor says I have fibrocystic disease of the breast What is this? Will it become cancerous? A—It is common for women to have an inflammatory enlargement with soreness of the breasts with each menstural period. In some women, after several years, this may lead to the formation of nodules and cysts of various sizes in the breasts. This is fibrocystic disease. Your condition is not necessarily cancerous. In some women, it never becomes cancerous; in many others, it does. For this reason, anyone who has this condition should have a biopsy specimen removed and examined microscopicaBy. You should also have a physical checkup twice a year with this in mind. When your menstura- fion ceases at tiie menopause, your fibrocystic disease will subside. Q—I have been fold that my blood sugar threshold is low. Could you explain what this means? A—The threshold is the level at which the sugar in the blood spills over into the urine through the kidneys. The normal level of sugar in the blood is about 110 millograms per 100 milliliters of blood. If as a result of a lowered threshold you have sugar in your urine, you have sine degree of diabetes. This is one of those conditions that can be controlled but not cured. AntipedM Antipodes is a term applied to any two persons or places.on opposite sides of the earth, so situated that a line dravm from one to the other would- p a s s through the center of the earth, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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