Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on April 20, 1964 · Page 8
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 8

Redlands, California
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Monday, April 20, 1964
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Redlands Daily Facts t_J 1 ± 8 - Moil, April 20. 19M tlOW TOST COt) O Huge Park Established by an Act of Con gress in 1872, which was signed by President Ulysses S. Grant, Wellowstone National Park has an area of 3,472 square miles, or more than Delaware and Rhode Island. fish swim when he's frying Facts Qassified Ads Can Sell Anything CaU 793-3221 By OELOS SMITH UPl Science editor NEW YORK (UPI) - Not even fish scientists, much less fishermen, have been sure of how fast a fish can swim when it is really trying. The first precise measurements of fish swimming speeds are now in. They "clocked" the| yellowfin tuna and the wahoo hitting it up at speeds of bet­ ter than 45 miles an hour. Both are oceanic game fish, and are related mackerels. Both have a reputation for speed, with scientists as well as fishermen, but no one had really believed they could do that well. Heretofore all maximum fish speeds have been estimates, and the estimates which credited any fish with a speed capa -1 bility of more than 27 miles an hour or so have recently come under scientific attack. These attacks were mathematically based. They argued that fish couldn't manage the perfect streamline flow nor produce the enormous power such a speed capability would require. Dr. \Tadimir Walters of the. University of California, Los! Angeles, opposed this argument on theoretical grounds. He reasoned the muscular structure and thin bodies of large mack erels should permit them to do better than 27 miles an hour. To convert theory into fact he land his associate, Harry L. Fierstine, fished for tuna and wahoo from a skiff off the Costa Rica coast. To measure fish swimming speeds precisely they had a complex fish speedometer. At the end of a casting rod was an insulated box in which was established a defined magnetic field. The fishing lines were marked with powdered iron at measures intervals. As the lines passed through the box, the iron disturl>ed the mag-: netic field and the rate of disturbances—which were record­ ed on tape-r-marked fish speed. In their laboratory the scien-j tists put their tape recordings through an instrument which correlated magnetic field disturbances with the time intervals in which they occurred. Jhat gave them the maxi mum speeds attained by thei fleeing hooked fish. Of three wahoos, one hit a' speed of almost 48 miles an hour. Out of! five yellowfin tuna, one reached approximately 46 miles an hour. The lowest speeds recorded were 27 miles per hour for wa- BBC APOLOGIZES LONDON (UPI>-The British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) apologized Sunday night after disc jockey Judith Chalmers played a record request for Bryn Williams, a British soldier serving in Germany, not knowing that he bad been killed in an automobile accident last week. hoo and 12 miles per hour for tuna. COMPLETE SHOPPING limnlll VMoiMS SjvJngtiM ^ GIRLS' r mbeam cordless toothbrush Safe! 4 Personal snap-in brushes. Recharging holder. Quality engineered for long life. MODEL CT4 floor conditioner Twinbrush oil purpose- rug cleaner and floor conditioner. MODEL Budget Terms Availahk am 5H0CURI setting lotwn .Holds hair 'in place 'better, longer. CHOOSE FROM THREE WASHABLE COnON FABRICS IN AN ENDLESS VARIETY OF COLORFUL PRINTS. 42 lemonized shampoo leaves hair more ^^»oaECr <tJ\ manageable and lustrous. Largs 16-oz.iar. 2 100 FOR • Reg. 77c. 'i •Sale Prices effective thru Sat., April 25th' lADIES' crisp blouses smartl/tailored or dressy styles in lovely shades. All sizes. FASHIONABLE swim wear Betfiefirstto /T)ak»yourseIec- f^'^ tioni The newest / tn high style swimwear at Sage's. From - JUMBO beach towels Vivid, modem designs. Ir> regulars of 3.98 beach towels. 36x68"and 36x72". Reg. 1.98 •FITS ALL Straw hat Newest in comfort in men's straw hats. Stretches from 67*to7'/4.ln olive or black. High Fashion Coordinates with the skirts ^""^ Reg. 4.98 132 nAwimm Look 32 vest . Reg.4.98 3 Double breasted 96 WRAPSKIRT Reg.5.95 3.96 capriReg .595 3^ jackol Reg.595 3 blouse R«9^98 3^^ jumper Reg.9.95 6*^ crew SOX Fine 100% combed cotton with nylon reinforced heel end toe. Reg. 69c The quick and easy way to lighten Mom's work with this Bissel Carpet Sweeper. MODEL 2501 ST. REGIS fomtain syringe Full 2 quart size with oHochnients. Sage's Pharmac/. GLAMOUR lounge pillows Foom or Kapok filled pillows with irridescent rayon covers. Bolster or lounge. Reg. 1£9 SAGES MAGNOLIA 6491 MoBneUo Ave./Rlvvrsid* •CAST iron skillet 9-(ndipre< seasoned cost iron skillef. TEXAM tumblers Texan 12V^z. tumblerlDUH washer safe. Amber, iurquoiM, green, lavimder.' Reg. 39c M Mmu & MsUond/ San Bwtnrdino Cyprws A Itodtands Blvd« Isdlonds 3AGES BASELINE BOM UM A E Sts., Son ••mardina

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