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REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA Page U APRIL 13, 1964 Many live in Yucqipa to escape city life The movement to incorporate Yucaipa has collapsed, the petition to the Supervisors for an election being officially declared "insufficient". Proponents of municipal organization can take pride in the responsible approach they made by engaging a professional firm to investigate the problem and to make a detailed report. Whether a Yucaipan agreed or disagreed with the findings and recommendations, the Gold Report did crystalize the subject, making it possible for the citizenry to focus on the proposal and for each to come to his own decision. The incorporation movement also forced the people of the Valley to think about the future of Yucaipa. That is one of the values of public controversy. Whether anyone likes it or not, he becomes an active tWnker and not one of those fello%vs the pollsters must put down in the "No Opinion" class. What the Incorporation movement demonstrated, we believe, is that many inhabitants of Yucaipa are reftigees from city life. They have lived in the Los Angeles metropolitan area because they had to in order to find employment and make a livuig. But upon reaciiing retirement they had had their fill of traffic congested streets, of smog, of the everlasting noise of the city, and of the restrictive authority under which a city person must live. They have been attracted to Yucaipa by the beauty of the- settmg which is not obscured by tall buildings. They relish the sweetness of the air. They like the elbow room. And most of all, they like to do as they please. Ordinarily, people in a city are willing to submit to the taxes and the ordinances and regulations because they have an interest not only in living there — but in making a living there. There is common link between the economic destiny of the dty, itself, and the economic well being of the individual. But in Yucaipa there are hundreds upon hundreds of retired people who do not fit into this situation. On the contrary, they regard the community as something which can best serve them economically by refraining from public expenditure which would impose taxes upon them. For the person on a fbced mcome this is not an unreasonable viewpoint. Since there are so many people who do not want the things that cities both offer and impose, it is well that the incorporation movement be put on the shelf at tWs time. A community that can muster just-enough votes to incorporate still lacks the consensus that is necessary to make city government really workable. MacArthur's charges Shock waves from that delayed action bombshell — the now-it-can-be-told interview given by Gen. Douglas MacArthur to Scripps- Howard reporter Jim Lucas in 1954 — are still echoing throughout the land. The most serious charge in this latter-day "J'accuse" is the late general's allegation that all his plans regai-ding Korea were relayed from Washington, through the British, straight to the Red Chinese. "The Chinese Communists decided to come into the Korean war," Lucas recorded, "after being assured by the British that MacArthur would be hamstrung and could not effectively oppose them." All the rest pales into insignlfi'cance beside this, and the ghosts of 50,000 dead American soldiers in Korea demand an answer. The standard explanation that MacArthur was relieved of command in Korea because his insistence on winning the war with the Chinese \vould have set off World War ni rings phony in the face of MacArthur's statement that the Chinese would not have entered Korea at all but for his "Great Betrayal." Unfortunately, there is an overshadowing aura of extremism to the I\IacArthur revela- tioa It is replete with words like "Anglo- Saxonphiles," "leftist press," "conspiracies," "perfidy," phrases like "those fools in Washington." The MacArthur document is all black and white. He was right and nearly everyone else was wrong. That may well have been the case, of course. But why did he not speak out at the time? Why did the others he named who agreed with him. Gen. Mark Clark for instance, hold their tongues as well? Is our democracy so delicately constituted that it would have collapsed under the stress of controversy? Or did more important considerations — the preservation of Western unity and harmony, perhaps — cause the general to keep his silence unto death? MacArthur did not say, and we will never know. "Of the dead speak nothing but good.". But a dead general has reached back from the grave to accuse the living, who now cannot call him to account for his Viords. The Newsreel The mills of justice grind slowly; especially if the defendant is a rich man. Congressman Sludgepump says that if he gets the $10,000 raise he will promise to do even less. With a Groin Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore This column is en* of a t«- ries from Robert F. Jennings' Forfnightly Oub paptr on J. S. Edwards and tho East Higliland Orango company. "A large two story bmlding was constructed at ranch headquarters (above Cram school) using rocks hauled from the Wash. This was designed as a recreation building for the ranch hands. . . "Most the men in those days were unmarried and they lived in a simple wooden buidchouse at 'camp', as the ranch headquarters was called. "When I came to the ranch in 1925, and not yet married, I was was assigned to a tiny room in the bunkhouse. The entire furnishings consisted of a cot, somewhat swayed down in the middle, a woven seat chair, a tiny table with a wash basin on it, and a pail for carrying wash water from the faucet at the comer of the building, "One night as I lay asleep in bed something rattled in t h e pail. . . As I peered blearily in the direction of the noise I was horrified to make out a c a t- sized animal with white stripes. Who in his right mind would argue with a skunk? So— out the door Uke a flash and into the cold night in bare feet and pajamas. "Since events had thus far been without malodorous incident I finally decided that I was drastically opposed to the prospect of standing barefoot out there m the cold for the remainder of the night. "So I eventually regained sufficient courage to edge carefully up to the door and prop it open. Finally, after what seemed an interminable wait, my uninvited room-mate decided to vacate the premises and I regained possession. Following that experience I was most particular about fastening the door." "One of the notable things about the Orange company at East Highlands has been the large number of workers w li o spent a very long span of years at work there. Several were employed for 40 to SO years there. "Of these long term employes old Henry Puck is the most noteworthy. He actually worked for the company until he died at age 90. It was hard work with a shovel, too, as his special task, in later years was to clear Bermuda grass and other weeds from around the small, newly-planted trees. He would dig away steadily, pausing only occasionally to straighten up and rest briefly. I don't recall ever having seen him sitting down while on the job. "It used to be rumored around the ranch that Henry had a grest deal of money put away some where. This was purely conjecture for he always lived a very simple, solitary, silent sort of life and never confided in anyone as to his personal affairs. , ." "My first meals at the cook house proved to be most enlightening as to table manners. I had not previously been aware that there could be so many various unorthodox styles for transferring food from plate to mouth. I also did not know that it was humanly possible to consume such enormous quantities of food with such astounding speed as was accomplished by the ranch hands. I would watch with amazement as many of them downed four or five thick slices of bread to accompany several helpings of meat, potatoes and vegetables. "Joe Thomas, one of the old timers who lived out most of his life on the ranch, and died there, was an unqualified expert at eating with his knife. He used his fork only as auxiliary instrument with which to assist in Tomorrow is the Day Johnson like FDR, a master politician Redlands Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 90, lowest 48. Charles E. Bartley, founder and former president of Grand Central Rocket company, an- noimces he will become president of Rocket Power, Inc., a new firm to be started in Mesa, Ariz. San Gorgonio Search and Rescue Team utilzes some of its new equipment in helping rescue an injured skier from north face of Grayback. PTA sets up advance sale ticket booths for National Orange Show which won't be held this year until April 23 to May 3. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 83, lowest 44. Juniors of Contemporary club adopt new name of "Kimberly Juniors" in honor of Mrs. J. A. Kimberly who founded the organization which has been continued by her daughter, Mrs. E. W. Shirk. Only 17 per cent vote by noon in city election despite warm weather and stiff competition for the council seats. New Redlands Safety Council to be headed by Wilbur Seho- walter. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 76, lowest 46. A new program of Saturday night dances to be initiated in city hall auditorium, according to Young Adult co-chairmen Russell Albertson and Leland Getchell. Tenth annual Redlands Horse Show to be held this year at the new field at Redlands Country club, again under sponsorship of Assistance League. Yucaipa theater bilked of $120 by use of fake keno tickets. sliding the food on his plate over onto the blade of his knife. When the knife blade was loaded, he would flick it across his mouth with a motion unimaginably deft, and the food would miraculo'jsly disappear. How he was able to avoid cutting his mouth I could never understand. TELEVISION BEBRI'S IRLD MONDAY NIGHT 5:00— 7—Hawaiian Eye 9—Engmeer Bill 11—Superman 13—Thaxtwi's Hop 5:30— 5—Whirlybirds 11—Mickey Mouse Club 5:40— 4—Believe It or Not 5:45— 4, 13—News 6:00— 2, 7—News 5-You Asked For It 9—Movie 11—Wanted—Dead or Alive 13—Touche T^u'tle (C) 6:30- 4, 5.11—News 13—Woody Woodpecker 6:45— 7—News 7:00— 2—News 4—Golden Voyage (C) 5—Leave it to Beaver 7—Oscar Awards 9—People Are Funny 11—Wide Country 13-Wild Cargo-Travel 7:30- 2-To Tell the Truth 4—Movie 5—Lawman 9—Deputy 13—Holiday (C) 8:00— 2—I've Got a Secret 9—Movie ll-Thriller 13-Stoney Burke 8:30— 2—Lucy—Comedy 5—Special of the Week 9:00— 2—Danny Thomas 7—Outer Limits 11—Target:Corruptors 13—Adventure Tomorrow 9:30-2-Andy Griffith 4—Hol^ood & the Stars 5—Stump the Stars 13-CaU Mr. D.-Mystery 9:45— 3-News 10:00— 2—East SideAVest Side 4-Sing Along (C) 5—Detectives 7-Wagon Tram (C) 9—Movie 11, 13—News 10:30—13—Harrigan & Son 11:00-2, 4, 5-News 11—Movie 13—Boston Blackie ll:15-4-Johnny Carson (C) 5-Steve Allen 11:30— 2—Movie 7—News 13—Movie TUESDAY DAYTIME 9:00- 2-News 4—Say When 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). II—Movie 9:45—ly-Essence of Judaism 10:00— 2—McCoys 4—Concentration 5—Restless Gun 7-Giri Talk 9—Movie 10:15—13—Guideposts 10:30— 2—Pete and Gladys 4—Jeopardy (C) 5—High Road 7—Price is Bight 11:00— 2—Love of Life 4—First Impression (C) 5—Cross Current 7—Get the Message 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 Make a Deal 5—Thin Man 7—Father Knows Best 9—Beginnings 13—Movie 12:25— 4-News 12:30— 2—As the World Turns 4—Doctors 5—TV Bingo 7—Ernie Ford &—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 Tell the Truth 4—Match Game 9—Movie 13—Vagabond 2:15—U—Movie 2:25— 2. 4—News 2:30—2-Edge of Ni^t 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 LitUe Margie 4—Movie 7—Queen for a Day 11—Deputy Dawg, Dick Tracy 3:45— 9—News 4:00— 2-Life of ROey 5—Just for Fun 7—Traihnaster &-Mighty Hercules (c) 13—Courageous Cat (C) 4:30— 2—Movie 11—Lone Ranger '... Neycr mind ffie bills-nobodf will butt H you hand orer your sthtr doHarsF" LIGHTER SIDE 15 second speeches WASHINGTON (UPI)-When President Johnson was serving as Senate Democratic leader he would occasionally hail the passage of an important bill as "one of the Senate's finest hours." The House of Representatives has its finest hours, too, and I would say that one of them came during an evening last week when it passed the food stamp bilL It was not the passage of the legislation, however, that made this hour so fine. Bather, it was the parliamentary tan^e that devetoped during debate on one of the proposed amendments. For a glorious 10 minutes preceding the vote on the amendment, the situation was such that House members were required to limit theu: speeches to 15 seconds. After witnessing that, the other wonders of the world seem anticlimactic. Believe thee me, it was an By DICK WEST awesome spectacle. For anyone who is not standing barefoot on a lighted cigar butt, 15 seconds passes in a heUuva hurry. But for a congressman with words to disgorge, the limits of 15 seconds are escruciatmg. Why we've got some law^v- ers who spend 72 seconds just clearing their throats. One congressional orator with a slight stammer often spends 21 seconds on a single syllable. Dramatic, or pregnant, pauses lasting upwards of 27 seconds are not at all infrequent. Speakers who are not exceptionally limber will spend 18 seconds getting their arms in position to point with pride. A few of the older members, who have false teeth, can easily consume 12 seconds whistling an "S." As you might imagine, the 15- second limitation was a traumatic experience for a group such as this. I e-xpect it will By WILLIAM S. WBXE WASHINGTON — It was 19 years ago, on April 12, 1945, that Franklin D. Roosevelt died on the eve of a great Allied victory in World War n and just at tbe dawn of the atomic age. The anniversary has, this year, a special significance, a strange effect of merging the present with the past. For the feet of the present President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, were first put on the high, swaying ladder to national power by Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was he who got Johnson to run, in 1938, for his first elective office — a seat in the House of Representatives from Texas. And no occupant of the White House in these last two decades has been more basically like Franklin Roosevelt of Groton School, Harvard College and Hyde Park, N.Y., than Lyndon Johnson of the public schools of San Marcos (Te.'c.) Stale Teachers College and Johnson City, Tex. History, fate and circumstances have now put the pupil and protege where the master sat so long. And those here whose memories go back far are sometimes caught up in startled recognition that some action, some gestiu-e now seen in the White House is a curiously faithful echo of some action, some gesture seen there half a generation ago. There are even marked physical and personality resemblances — the broad; heavy shoulders characteristic of both men; the gusty humor and, occasionally, tbe powerful anger; the intuiUve, highly personal approach to the art of politics with little recourse to the advisers, the charts and all the other aids of the more mechanical politics practiced by others in the White House. There are differences, of course, but these are mostly superflciaL Johnson's modified Texas drawl is a far tone away from Roosevelt's modified broad "a" — about as far as it is from Hyde Park to Johnson City. Johnson's political techniques in dealing with Congress are usually conciliatory, whereas Roosevelt's were urgently demanding. But even so and even here, Johnson himself can be most demantog at times, as he has just shown to Congress in his farm and antipoverty legislation. But the principal differences between Roosevelt and Johnson as men are more of shadow than of substance. And such differences as do appear spring largely only from differing circumstances; the 1960s are not the '30s or '40s. i For what truly identifies ! Roosevelt and Johnson is a ; common human quality wholly ! surmounting the fact that they never looked at every issue in ' the same way or with the same eyes. This is a shared quality : of high and natural political savvy, a thing that can never be made but can only be ini , bom. i Agree or totally disagree with Roosevelt, he had all the same a gift, a talent, for politics, for an indescribably acute blend of Presidential power with Presidential persuasion, that is rarely seen in public life. Agree or totally disagree with Johnson, he has that same gift or talent. This does not mean he is always "right"; it only means that, right or wrong, he has a superlative instinct for his profession. Nothing in the world could have prevented him from becoming a performing politician, just as nothing in th? world, not even crippling polio, could keep Roosevelt from becoming a performing politician. Mr. Johnson's predecessor, the late President Kennedy, was never in the Roosevelt mold — and never for a moment wanted to be. Indeed, he was both amused and annoyed at followers who tried to make comparisons that did not, in fact, exist Kennedy was simply not Roosevelt's kind of politician- The old New Dealers know this, and this is why one sees them gathering round Johnson. They may think him sometimes wrong in his policies, and in individual cases they may even think Kennedy more nearly spoke their language in terms of issues and all that They gather around Johnson not in the conviction that he is necessarily "right," but because in him they see the old master painter of politics revisiting the White House. (Copyright, 1964, hy United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) THE WELL CHILD Mother's milk dries up if formula is introduced By Dr. Wayne G. Brandsfadt Since writing recenUy about une.xplained deaths of babies in their cribs, several readers have berated me. I recommended that, when an allergy to cow's milk is suspected, the baby be fed goat's milk or soybean milk. These readers say I should have recommended breast feeding. In the past I have strongly urged that moOiers nurse their babies. But when for any reason a mother switches to formula feeding, her milk supply dries up. When this happens, Teletips TOP SHOW: — 7:00, Chan. 7. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences" 36th annual awarding of "Oscars" with Jack Lemmon as master of ceremonies. 7:30 — Chan. 4. 1953 movie, "Never Let Me Go" with Clark Gable, Gene llemey, Richard Hayden. American and a Briton team up in daring plan to smuggle their Russian wives out of the Soviet Union. (First run.) 8:30 — Chan. 2. Lucy Show. Lucy turns up as a hospital helper in an effort to wheedle money from her banker, who is helpless with a broken leg. 9:00 — Chan. 2. Danny Thomas. Kathy and Bunny try to convince their husbands that they're working too hard at the Copa Club and that they should slow down before they break down. take psychiatric consultations for some of them to recover. The restriction naturally worked its greatest hardship on Southern congressmen. Some of them can't finish saying "y'all" in that length of time. Also severely handicapped were the more erudite lawmakers who customarily lace their orating with a lot of big words. You can't fit much multi­ syllable syntax into 15 seconds even if you use contractions. I didn't realize just how confining the I5-second limit could be, however, until a congressman from the Lone Star State was recognized by the chair. He arose to ask a question about the food stamp bill and his time ran out before he could say a few words about Texas. she cannot switch back again. Q—I have three children, ages 18 to 48 months. I give them fluorides vith candy coated vitamins on the recommendation of our dentist. Since none of the children have their permanent teeth yet how will the flouride help them? Are fluorides still in the experimental stage? A—Fluorides are definitely not in the experimental stage. In commum'ties where the local water supply contains less than .7 parts per million of fluoride, a supplement should be ^ven to children throughout the period of tooth formation. It is of no benefit to adults or children whose permanent teeth are completely formed. Since your children should get plenty of vitamms in their diet there is no need to give combined tablets. Plain sodium fluoride tablets are available. These must be stored out of the children's reach. For children under 2, a single 2.2 milligram Ublet should be added to each quart of drinking water and for preparing formulas and other foods. For children from 2 to 3, every second day you should add one such tablet to one drink of water or fruit juice. For children over 3, give one tablet every day in water or jiuce. Q—What happens to the brain or heart when a child has a convulsion? Can a child have a convulsion when his temperature is normal? Could a child die or have brain damage in a convulsion? What causes tbem? A—Convulsions are due to many causes. The commonest of these is epilepsy and high fever at the onset of an infection. With epileptic convulsions there would be no fever. Brain tumor and water on the brain may cause convulsions. But the convulsioa itself \wwM not cause brain damage miless the child fell on his head during the seizure and suffered a concussion or skull fracture. Since some causes of coavnl- sions could be fatal, yon should call your doctor if yonr child has one. Keep the child qiuet and apply an ice bag or cold cloth to his forehead while you : are waiting for the doctor to arrive.

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