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Pag* 16 REDUNDS, CAUFORNU APRIL 17, 1964 Close the polls at 7 numerous Close the Taking an ultra-political view of how elections should be conducted, the Democrats in the Legislature lengthened the voting day in state elections by one hour. As Assemblyman Tom Bane of Hollywood puts it, a late dosing time means a bigger working class turnout. It is a doubtful proposition that if a man can't find time to vote within a 12-hour elec- ticHi day he can find such time in a 13-hour day. But there can be no doubt whatever that the 13-hour day is unfair to citizens who work on election boards. After the polls dose the ballots still have to be tallied — a job that takes two to four hours. The simple truth is that the Legislature would never permit a private employer — and justly so — to impose such exhaustive -hours on election boards as the Legislature, itself, has done. Now the Legislature is finding that its error is catching up uith it The -victims of its unreasonable law are complaining. They insist the dosing hour should be retiuned to 7 p.m., an hour which proved workable for decades in this state. The Assembly Committee on elections has approved a bill which would make 7 p.m. the dosing time in the Primary elections heJd each June but 8 p.m. would remain in the November election. This bill is moving the law in the right direction, but doesn't go far enough. The November ballot will have not only the list of candidates but initiative and referendum measures, polls at 7. Shakespeare at 400 It was Robert Browning who e.xclaimed, "Oh, to be in England now that Apiil's there," but the woixls might well be echoed by the shade of William Shakespeare— espedally this April mai-king the 400th anniversary of his birth. What would the Bard think of the much ado being made over him, not only in England but around the world, as schools and colleges and dramatic groups perform his plays in greater profusion than ever before? "0, wonderful," he might say, "wonderful, and most wonderful wonderful! and yet again wonderful, and after that out of all whooping." No doubt he would be impressed to hear his words bounced trippingly off a cirding satellite — though it was his Puck who said, "I'll put a girdle around the earth in forty minutes." No doubt it would amaze him to learn that in the barbarous wilderness of America a ma^c box will carry the voice and face of the eminent Dr. Frank Baxter in 26 half-hour broadcasts devoted to him, and that one electronic performance of a play ^vill reach millions more than all the groundlings who ever cheered a Hal or hissed an lago at ye Globe Theatre. He would be no less astonished at the many volumes written by generations of pundits to prove he did not write his plays at alL One suspects, however, that Will's sjmpathies would be wth "the whining schoolboy, with his satchel and shining morning face, creeping like a snail unwillingly to school" to struggle, as countless others have before him, over Shakespeare. - As every schoolboy knows, English literature means Shakespeare, It is often overlooked, though, as %vriter John Greenway has pointed out, liiat the England of Elizabeth I, with a population half the size of metropolitan New York, most of it illiterate, produced half a dozen playwrights of the same dass as Shakespeare. But this is Shakespeare's year, and it may surprise many to learn he was not always held in such esteem. The prudish 19th century did not think him quite nice. One Thomas Bowdler added a word to the language — bowdlerize — by preparing sterile, expurgated versions of Shakespeare fit for proper young gentlemen and ladies. In colleges, he was studied, if at all, under the subject of philology, where his grammar and syntax \wre analyzed to death. It was not until the latter part of the century that he appredated again for what he was — a poetic genius, an amazing man of an amaang time. The Newsreel The syndicated brains are always telling us what would happen if the election were held tomorrow, even though a quick check of the. calendar should remind them that it isn't going to be. Poetrj', music, painting may live for centuries, but notWng in art is quite as immortal as a joke. A medical man says dgarettes are not harmful if you follow certain smoking techniques. Such as sticking them in your ear? It's too bad there wasn't some form of life aboard our latest orbiting capsule. An insect, for example, might have drawn favorable attention as a Gemini Cricket Chewing on a rubber agar is suggested as one way to quit smoking. Of course, then you see hooked on the rubber dgar habit With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and BiB Moore Redlaods April 17, 1380 Dear Jack, It has been 16 years nov since that night in 1364 when we studied those plans for downtown Bedlands that were Scotch-taped to the walls of the Giuncil Chamber. We were both curious to know if the 701 Plan, as they called it, would ever get off the blue prints and onto the ground. Strange, wasn't it, that your business took you to London and has kept you there ever since, and that I, too, have been away from "Our Town" for all these years. Now that I have come back I want to tell you in some detail how it looks and feels. Coming into town on Redlands boulevard the first thing that struck me was the double-deck­ er parking structure. I think it's about where the Ford agency stood. They had to build two of these — long and narrow — to get enough parking right smack up against the buildings that face on the State Street mall. Leaving my car I went right to the Harris Department store, which is built across what used to be Slate street at Third. I took the elevator up to the fourth floor and went to one of the front windows. This looks straight up the mall and gives you a birds-eye view. You remember. Jack, how the business district used to be squared off into blocks. If somebody asked you where a store was, you'd tcU them which street it was on and which two streets it was between. Redlands isn't like that any more. Nearly all of the retailing is done on both sides of the Mall. The walk-way is much narrower than the old automobile street and the stores, banks, restaurants and offices closely line it on each side. They are only what we used to call a half block deep because there is parking right behind them — between Redlands boulevard and the stores on the North side and between the stores and where Citrus avnuc used to be on the South. Looking down on the Mall I must say it looks interesting. It isn't exactly open to the sky but has those quite open pergolas, like in the Victor Gruen sketches we looked at so many years ago. There are big planter bo.xes on the mall and they are now in flower. When I went back to the ground floor and walked up what used to be State street, I was struck by how the whole plan lies the stores together. They seem to be of one place and time, rather than a collection of fronts of vmtages ranging from 1895 to the present. Just as we suspected, the Mall is awfully long — about six blocks, as we used to count, extending eastward from the former Elks club site. This even seems longer than it is because there are no cross streets, except Orange, where the cars go over at the grade and the pedestrians go under. The length of the Mall makes it necessary to run an electric tram, with open seats — you know, like the ones they used to take people through Prospect Park the time they had the bond clecUon. Shoppers c o m- plained that it was so far from one end to the other they had to move their cars from one parking lot to another. This mall and the stores along the sides form a very long island in the center of Redlands. You can't cross it except at Orange because the minor streets were closed. The oldtimers complain about this, but I guess there always were hassles about streets. (Remember the scrap over two-way traffic on State that was going on the year we left?) . Some of our friends tell me there was a super colossal battle over the Victor Gruen plan. Our PeopIe-to-People Ambassadors Redlands Yesterdays TELEVISION FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 6T, lowest 54. First contract between the International Association of Machinists and the Grand Central Rocket company ratified by union members after eight months of negotiation. If affects about 170 employes. Sharon (Sandy) Hansen, former student body president at Redlands high school, wins Chi Sigma Chi "Charm Girl" contest at UR. DeMolay installs Allen Patton as master councilor, Arthur J. Hutloo as senior councilor and Dennis Cleaver as junior councilor. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 93, lowest 56. New city council to organize Tuesday night with first order of business the election of a mayor. Holdover couneilmen John Elkins or Donald S. C. Anderson considered most logical choices. Plans for sponsoring hunter safety courses for youths completed by Redlands Fish and Game association, reports chairman James B. Fox Jr. Al Newell, Frances Muir and Lester Wemstem, all of Redlands, are featured in "Song of Norway," a light opera production in San Bernardino. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures — Highest 73, lowest 51. Of the new 19-member county Grand Jury, eight are selected from Redlands. They are Lloyd Yount, H. J. Moulton, Frank A. KimbaU, Mrs. Walter Hentsehke, Ralph M. Hammer, Orland J. Fowler, E. F. Dibble and Ray Canterbury. It made the freeway hassle seem like Little League stuff. But now that the center of the town has been rebuilt, and business is humming, the wounds are healing pretty fast There's some griping, of course, but nearly everyone admits that Redlands is definitely on the upgrade — an almost new and different city, but one that people can be proud of. I understand you are at last going to get back to Redlands in 1981. Do write me and let me know your reactions. Your friend, Frank FRIDAY NIGHT 5:00— 7—Hawaiian Eye 3—Engineer Bill 11—Superman 13—Thaxton's Hop 5:30— 5-Whirlybirds 11—Mickey Mouse Club 5:40- 4-BeUeve it or Not 5:45— 4, 13—News 6:00— 2, 7—News 5—You Asked For It 9—Maverick H—Wanted—Dead or Alive 13—Touche Turtle (C) 6:30— 4, 5, 11—News 13-MagiUa Gorilla (C) 6:45— 7—News 7:00— 2—News 4—Curt Massey (C) 5—Leave it to Beaver 7—Lawbreaker 9—People Are Funny 11—Movie 13—Ripcord 7:30— 2—Great Adventure 4—Intn'l Showtime (C) 5—Lawman 7—Destry 9—Deputy 13—Human Jungle 8:00— 5—Seven Keys 9—Movie (C) 8:30- 2-Route 66 4—Bob Hope—TV Guide Awards 5—Name That Song 7—Burke's Law 13—Mystery Theater 9;00— 5—Detectives 11—Checkmate 9:30— 2—Twilight Zone 4—That was the Week That Was 5—Movie 7—Price Is Bight 13-Rebel 10:00- 2—Alfred Hitchcock 4-Jack Paar (C) 7—Boxing 9—Movie 11, 13—News 10:30—13—Harbor Command 10:45— 7—Make That Spare 11:00- 2. 4, 5. 7-News 11—Movie 13—Boston Blackie 11:15—4—Johnny Carson (C> 5—Steve Allen 11:30— 2—Movie 7—Laramie 13—Movie SATURDAY DAYTIME 9:00- 3-Alvin 4—Hector Heathcote (c) 7— Movie II—Superman 13—Panorama Latino 9:30— 2—Tennessee Tuxedo 4-Fireball XL-5 11—Blast Off 10:00— 2—Quick Draw McGraw 4—Dennis the Menace 5-BasebaIl Buffs 9—Movie 11—Movie 10:15— 5—Baseball Warmup 10:30- 2—Mighty Mouse 4—Fury 5—BasebaU 7— Jetsons 11:00— 2—Bin Tin tm 4—Bullwinkle (C) 7— Casper 13—Variedades 11:30— 2—Roy Rogers 4—Movie 7— Beany and Cecil 9—Mr. District Attorney 12:00- 2-Sky King 7— Bugs Bunny 9—Movie 11—Movie 13—Money in Real Estate 12:30— 2—Do You Know? 7—American Bandstand 13—Fore Golfers 1:00— 2—News 4—American Quiz 13—Bowling 1:30— 2—As Others See Us 4—Agriculture U.S.A. 7— Movie 13—Movie 1:45— 9—News 1:55- 9-Golf Tip 2:00— 2—Unreasonable Men 4—Paging Parents 5—Houston Classic 9—Movie II—Movie 2:30— 2—Repertoire Workshop 4—World of Ornamentals (C) 5—Movie 3:00— 2—Movie 4—Teacher '64 13—Movie 3:30- 4—Profile 7— Pro Bowlers Tour 9—Championship Bowling 4:00— 4—Greatest Headlines 5—TV Bowling Tournament 11—Comedy Hour 4:15— 4—Meet Your Council 4:30— 2—Scholarquiz 4—Film Feature. 9—Movie 13—Movie BEif'S IRLD Ilk* tb»nst cf as... spring fmo tool'* LIGHTER SIDE Big fella talk talk WASHINGTON (UPI) — The National Geographic Society re cently put out an interesting press release on the growth of pidgin English. It says that pidgin now is spoken by some 30 to 50 million people, which is about as many as speak Javanese, Korean, Polish and Ukranian. What l)egan as a sort of international baby-talk has developed into a language in its own right with each dialect having 40 to 50 verbs, 100 or so adjectives and adverbs and 400 to 1,000 nouns. The Geographic notes that the classic salutation "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears" translates into pid gin as "Presn, man belong rom, wantock, harim nau.' "He drowned" comes out in pidgin as "Water he kai-kai him," meaning "The water ate him up." I mention all of this because right after I read it I happened to pick up a new volume of budget hearings released by the House subcommittee on defense appropriations. It made me wonder whether the Geographic Society had included the Pentagon in its censure of the pidgin speaJdng population. As the first witness. Dr. Harold Brown, director of defense research and engineering, gave the subcommittee a report on mol, aeds, vela, cep, sats, val. By DICK WEST vtol, mmrbm, ecm ilas, stol, and asw. He and other witnesses also brought the Congressmen up to date on wseg, oddre, amrad, rada, fabmds, spiw and a number of othsr esoteric matters. Fortunately, the subcommittee members are accustomed to deaUng with the tribesmen who annual make their way from the Pentagon to Capitol Hill seeking handouts from "big fella talk talk." They are well versed in Pentagon pidgin and can communicate with ease. "Would it be wise to give you a specific appropriation for vtol techniques in a coin aircraft before we have a good understanding of the basic problems" asked chairman George M. Mahon, D-Tex., at one point "The coin itself we do not think should be vtol because it is hard enough to make a stol aircraft," Brown replied. I speak a littie pidgin myself, and with the aid of a glossary I was able to 'figure out that they were discussing counterinsurgency aircraft with vertical and short takeoff and landing features. But when Brown reported tiiat "a simplified version of ilas may be phased into val production," he phased me out Sen. Smith's vote shows women con win By Doris Fleeson WASHINGTON — A fine woman, a diligent Senator, a record of moderation and integrity. Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine carried these assets into the Illinois Republican primary and emerged from what was thought to be an impregnable Goldwater stronghold with 25 per cent of the total vote. The cost to her was $85, the price of a round-trip ticket from Washington to Chicago. Republicans now know that Margaret Smith is a party asset with a potential worth their time and attention. That potential lies in what women can do when they are offered a candidate and a reason, which make it worth their while to get going. Young men active in Republican state politics helped the woman Senator but the principal dynamic force emanated from a group of women, amateurs all, who admire Margaret Smith. They cultivated the grass roots in every way open to them and helped channel into her column a big part of the protest vote against Senator Goldwater. Senator Smith was in Illinois on March 15, when her expenses were paid by a speaking engagement made^ before she announced her Presidential candidacy, and on the week end of April 11 and 12. No fat cats, no campaign technicians and no paid pollsters helped to produce her 206,000 votes. This is the affirmative aspect of the political news from Illinois. Republicans, a minority party with problems, can carry on from there if they see fit. The word was already around Uiat Senator Goldwater was falling back in pubh'c esteem before Illinois made it official. The only candidate for whom an ex­ tensive campaign was waged, he was expected to get SO per cent of the vote. He got about 63 per cent Nor is this all the story. About 150,000 Republicans who cast ballots for Governor did not bother to cast a vote for a Presidential choice. Nobody, of course, knows whether these voters are merely unhappy about the Republican choices offered them or whether they like Lyndon, President Johnson, that is. There is a possible side effect of the unexpectedly large rejection of strict conservatism as personified by (Joldwater. Sen. Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois, a weathervane par excellence, may decide not to lend quite so much aid and comfort to t h e South on pending civil rights legislation. Also, Charles H. Percy, an Eisenhower Republican, scored aa out-right victory over an aU-out Goldwater backer in a hard fight for the nomination for Governor. Percy trimmed his liberalism somewhat in his campaign but he will have a party unity problem in the general dection. Write-ins put virtually aH Republican Presidential aspurants in the Illinois picture but tha leader. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, scored only six per cent of the total. Senator Smith's supporters are talking of moving on to Oregon. Lodge backers are well ahead of her there. The distance is long and fravel expensive. But she is on the ballot and political emotion is catching. Meanwhile, the Senator and many other women rejoice in another setback for the myth that women do not like one ano- fber. (Copyright 1964, by U n i t e d Feature Syndicate, Inc.) DOCTOR'S MAILBAG Hemorrhoids ore painful, but ailment eon be cured By Dr. Wayne G. Biandstadt Q—V/hat is the cause of. hemorrhoids and what is the best freatment? A—.\ hemorrhoid is an enlargement of one of the veins at the outlet of the boweL There are two principal types. One is the small acutely inflamed hemorrhiod close to the ouUet which can often be relieved by rectal suppositories. Failing this, your doctor can make a simple ircision and remove the clot Tne other type is the enlargement of several veins a littie higher in the rectum. This type almost always has to be removed surgically. Factors that may cause hemorrhoids include prolonged straining at stool, pregnancy and hereditary weakness of the supporting tissues around the rectal veins. Q—I have heard that sauerkraut juice is good for stomach ulcers. Is this true? A—Fresh cabbage juice, not SELL IT TOMORROW With bw • cost Classified Ads Teletips TOP SHOW: — 7:30, Chan. 2. The Great Adventure. "Escape." Union officers plot to escape from the Ci)nfederates' rat-infested Ubby Prison. 8:30 — Caian. 4. Bob Hope as guests for his variety hour with Martha Raye, Tony Randall and Jack Jones. A special 15-minute segment of the show is devoted to Uie 1964 TV Guide Awards, 8:30 — Chan. 7. Burke's Law. "Who Killed My Girl? Girl in love with Burke is shot to deaUi by a mysterious assailant. In guest cast are Richard Carlson, Jane Greer, Steve McNally, Gene Raymond, Don Taylor, Ruta Lee. 10:00 — Chan. 2. Alfred Hitchcock presents "The Ordeal of Mrs. Snow." Wealfliy woman is locked in her vault by her niece's greedy husband. One Minute Pulpif Those who forsake the 1 a w praise the wicked, but those who keep the law strive against Ujem. — Proverbs 28:4, Where there is lawlessness there is no hope. When you have law, you tend to have order, and a predictable society is unpredictable. And, to a lawyer, things that are unpredictable always are puzzling. — Joseph Welch. NO TREAD AKRON, Ohio (UPI) — The world's fastest tires—those used on "Spirit of America" when it broke tiie World Land Speed Record last summer — had no tread rubber at alL Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company engineers said no tread was used in order to reduce heat and centrifugal force problems, so the rubber-coated fabric carcass could carry Craig Breedlove and the 3-ton jet car the distance needed to set his record of 407.45 mph. sauerkraut juice, has been used in the freatment of peptic ulcers. Some observers have reported beneficial results, but this freatment must be considered experimcntaL It is not a substitute for the otiier measures that have long been used to freat ulcers. Q—My doctor has had me take Orinase for almost three years. My uiine tests show no sugar. Should I go on taking this medicme? A—You undoubtedly have a mild, well-controlled case of diabetes. The purpose of the tolbutamide (Orinase) is to keep the urine from showing any sugar. If your doctor is in doubt as to whether you should continue to take this drug, ho will recheck your blood sugar and glucose tolerance tests. H« would be more likely to reduce the dose than to discontinue it. In any case it would be unwise to make any change in your routine without his recommendation. Q—I recenUy pulled my ham. string muscle. My doctor recommended rest and sanbathing followed by moderate IdcUng exercises. Will this cura it? A—The freatment you re« ceived should have led to recovery by now. Some doctors advocate alternating hot and cold packs — 10 or 15 minutes each for 40 to 60 minutes two or three times a day. One of the steroid hormones (cortisone group) usually speeds recovery. Care should b« taken not to repeat the injury as tha cure becomes more difficult each time it occurs in the sama muscle. Q—Would an injection of 300,- OOO units of penicillin be considered an overdose for a person who is allergic to it? A—Any dose of penicillin (or any otiier drug) is an overdose for a person wiOi an allergy to that drug. That is the reason you should always teH your doctor of any known drug allergies you may have. THE ALMANAC Today is Friday. April 17, the lOSUi day of 1964 with 258 to follow. The moon is approaching its first quarter. The morning star is Saturn. The evening star is Venus. On this day in history: In 1521, Uie Diet of Worms excommunicated Martin LuUjer from the Holy Roman Church after the former monk refused to admit to charges of heresy. In 1870, Benjamin FranBia died at tiie age of 84. In 1941, Yugoslavia capitulated to Germany. A tiiought for the day— BM- jamin Franklin said: "Human feh'city is produced not so much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom appear, as by littie advantages that occur every day." 1 i

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