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4 - WaL. tpril a IW Kedlamls Daily faat $77,367 for Prospect Custody of Park fund transferred to council Custody of some $77,367 for the purchase of Prospect Park was- transferred to the Ci^ Council last night, bnt acquisition of the property remained a distant hope. Mayor Waldo Burroughs told members of the Prospect Park Citizens Committee that the city would hold the public contributions "for a reasonable length of time" until other plans are presented for the park's eventual purchase. Committee chairman Lloyd Yount informed the Council that in addition to the $T?,367 already donated, the committee has received a commitment for another 560,000 in the event the city purchases Prospect Park. In the meantine, the citizens group asked that the Council accept the $77,367 gift and de posit the funds into a city Trust Account to be "held and used only and solely for the purhcase of Prospect Park. Transfer of the public contributions to the city was made necessary by the expuration of a special holding escrow estab lished at the downtonn branch of the Bank of America. The committee is still exploring ways of obtaining the ad- diUcmal money needed to buy the 40-acre parkland at Cajon street and Highland avenue without the use of city tax money. Yount assured the Council: "We anticipate being able to present to the Council in the near future specific recomenda- tions on how Prospect Park can be purchased in line with the Council's annnounced policy that no city tax money will be used." Tax sources were cut off by virtue of the October, 1963, de feat of a $575,000 bond election to acquire the paik. Victor/ dinner planned by Community Chest The Redlands Community] Chest is hopeful of conducting an intense vigorous but brief campaign next fall, topped with a "Victory Dinner" by mid-No vember. This was reported to, and approved by, the Chest Board of Directors at their regular meet-; ing this week. A special feature of the Victory dinner will be a series of awards wliich would be developed by a new awards commiteee, according to plans of the campaign cabinet. Chest leaders have felt for the past several years that it has been a mistake to hold off the final Chest .campaign report until the annual meeting in January. The mid-Novemberj Mctory dinner is expected to be the answer to a shorter campaign period. It was also reported that plans are now firm for the campaign Idckoff dinner to be held on September 28, the last Monday of the month. In other reports to the Board: The budget committee an nounced it will meet at 4 p.m June 8 to consider agency bud get estimates for next year so that a recommendatioQ can be made to the board as to the possible campaign goal. The budget committee also assigned its members to become well acquainted with spe cific agencies as follows: Mts. R. K. Scholton, Girl Scouts; Bert P. Marcum, Day Nursery; Mrs. Dushane Hynson, Family Service association; Joseph W. Enarson, Salvation Army; Ben Wilson, YMCA; Mrs. E. R. WQ- son, YWCA; L. R. Handley. Boy Scouts; Kenneth M. Hurl bert, House of Neighborly Serv ice. The Finance committee submitted a list of persons' delin quent in paying their 1962-63 pledges and specific contiicts were assigned to board mem HELD OYER 2ND BIG WEEK THIS EYENINS FBOM i P.M. rHUItS.ftFRI.Fn)fflTP.M. Now Playing! WINNER of ACADEMY AWARDS BEST COMEDY EVER MADE!' »amit TOL TOD&T 7he9tkole EMTCMCOUM lanouTSTs-unimEis. Also! "D«fioit Uimi" bers in an effort to collect 'the promised money. In another matter relating to finances, the Chest board authorized that Debber Estate funds (less than $5,000) be deposited with the California Com munity Foundation. This is a non-profit corporation for which the Security First National Bank is the trustee. The money is deposited with the Fund for interest purposes and also to help create a ve hide through which other Red- landers could leave designated funds to the Redlands Community Chest. Redlands agencies have already received allocations from the Foundation. Boys Scouts received $350 for an audio-visual set; the YMCA has received funds three different times for $548, $475 and $305. The YWCA has also received considerable help from this Foundation. The $1500 for sand-j blasting and pamting the exterior in 1962 came from this source. Other allocations to the YW have included $500 for new chairs, $800 for new tables, $482 for painting the main hall and $675 for new lighting. The money placed with the Foundation by the Chest is held in Trust for the Redlands Chest and can be retrieved at will. All interest also accrues to the Chest Three named to speech finals at Santa Barbara Three students of Redlands High School, Susan Chesus, Kerry Collins, and Kit Howard, will represent RJI.S. this weekend at the state finals in speech to be held at Santa Barbara. These speech students qualified in competition held at the College of the'Desert C.B.SX. tournament held April 3-4 and April 10-Ilth. Redlands High as fourth in team honors, as Ramona fin ished first, Indio second, and Pomona third in this competi tion which saw the first three placings qualify for state finals this week. Susan Cheseus spoke in the categories of original oratory and serious interpretation, but in state finals will enter only in original oratory. Kit Howard scored in both boys impromptu and original oratory, but because of state limit of one event will enter only impromptu event. Kerry Collins added additional speech honors to her record by qualifying in Girls Extempe. Sunny Conim and Lowell Ponte reached the finals, but failed to qualify for the state meet, placing fifth and sixth in tough competition. The debate team of Lowell Ponte and Kit Howard was eliminated after three rounds, with two teams from Ramona and one from Pomona representing the CB.Si. Other students who competed in the tournament, but who failed to qualify were: Robert Lady Godiva rode Morgan horse "We don't know whether Lady Godiva was a blonde, brunette or redhead but we do know that the nude lady was mounted on a Morgan horse" says Charles Colver of West Covina, who is exhibiting a Lady Godiva penny-token from! Coventry, England. Colver says that the penny doesn't reveal much about the well formed lady rider but whenever he shows it to horse authorities they clways say "yep, that's a Morgan horse". Jlr. Colver is exhibiUng the controversial coin in the first San Bernardino County Coin show bemg held at the National Orange Show grounds, Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The show also marks National Coin Week. Over 200 lots will be sold at the auction, which begins at 1 p.m. Meals will be available at the cafeteria. Admission and parking are free and visitors may use the "E" street gate. Check passer's career began in Redlands A ph (Hiy $89 check passed at a Redlands dmg store in Hay, 1962, has prompted a widespread search for a good-looking, smooth-talking and neatlyj dressed man who has cashed between $60,000 and $200,000 in fictitious checks throughout California and the West, state in vestigators announced Tuesday. The state Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (CD) said the man was about 34, had light brown hair and used the name James Steadman or Wayne" W. Porter, United Press International reported. Cn officials said the search began after a check was passed in Redlands. Capt Warren Elliott, bead of the Redlands Police department's investigaUon division, stated that police records show that a Wayne W. Porter cashed an $89.62 fictitious ch'eck at Cunningham's Drug Store in May, 1962. Since then the man has hit several northern California spots, the Reno-Lake Tahoe area and the midwest, the CH reported. Earl Simmons, head of the CU Questioned Documents Section, said the man had passed "at least $60,000 and perhaps as much as $200,000 worth of bad checks." Simmons said the CII knew of 139 checks passed, 69 of them this year. He said California and 14 other states had compiled "an imposing mass of evidence" against the man. BUILDING DONORS — Founder's Day at the Untversity of Redlands Tuesday was highlighted with the dedication of the new 98-man dormitory, Merriam Hall. Honored during the ceremony was the Merriam family of Pasadena. Dr. George H. Armacort (left) UR president, here precedes to accompany the Merriomi on o tour through the nev^ facility. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph T. Merriam are seen here with their daughter, Lora-Jean (Mrs. Winston G. Barkemeyer) second from left. (Photo by Rick Weidman) University of Redlands dedicates Merriam hall Use Baking Soda If humid weather has left closets and contents with idank mildewy aroma, hang clothes to air and scrub the in terior of the closet with strong baking soda solution — cup of soda per pail of hot water! Poultry and Eggs LOS A^fGELES, April 32 (UPI) — Eggs: prices to nullers f.o.b. to distributor plant« (delivered I'i cenit higher): AA extra larga 38^-42H>, A extra large 37!4-10^i. AA large 31>^-35'i, A larse 29^-30<i. B large M(4-2SH. AA medium 271i-30V4. A medium 2iVi-26Vi. AA tmaU 21Vi- 2-»>4. A small 1914-20^. Prices to consumers: AA large 3531. A large 39-47, AA medium 39-M, A medium 33 -44, AA unaU 37 -40, A imall 35-38. Poultry: Fryers lat ranch> 17-19, roasters (at ranch) 21-25, light type hens 4 -5 wtd. avg. 4 .32; turkeys: fryer roasters 20!i, young hens 23?i-24. Break, Don Abbott, John Biddick, Vandy Harper, Suzy Snoddy, Steve Hauser, Bruce Hinckley, Robert Brundage, and Alison Paul. Both Break and Roberta Brundage managed to reach the semi-finals for Mrs. Gertrude Baccus's squad. Orange blossoms and sunshine enhanced the festive spirit of Founder's Day at the University of Redlands Tuesday morning as Merriam Hall was officially dedicated. More than 300 guests were witnesses as President Armacost conducted the ceremony honoring the buildings donors, the Merriam family of Pasadena. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph T. Merriam, their daughter and son- in-law Mr. and Mrs. Winston G. Barkemeyer, were cited for their service to the university. The ceremony also commemorated the service of the late Judge John H. Merriam, member of the UR Board of Trustees from 1910 until his death in 1934. The Rev. John M. Jensen, assistant to the president in charge of church relations, de- lievered the invocation for the occasion. Charles 0. Pierpoint, vice president for financial affairs and business affairs for the university, announced the govern ment inspector had declared the new dormitory was one of outstanding workmanship, meeting all specifications and was a su perior example of a college dormitory. Mr. Pierpoint then in troduced the general contractor Paul Hoefer of Hoefer Construction Company. Mrs. Harriet Barker, head ***** GREAT SPEECHES FROM A GREAT AMERICAN GENERAL resident for Merriam Hall, was introduced to the guests and she received the symbolic key to the building. In turn, she presented the beribboned key to Timothy Bollinger, student elected dormitory president, who accepted it on behalf of the "98 men of Merriam." President Armacost expressed appreciation for the new facility and stated one of the roost satisfying experiences of being a college president is to dedicate a facility of the quality of Merriam Hall. Chosen to deliver the person­ al tribute to trustees Ralph Merriam and his father, the late Judge Merriam, the Rev. Mr. James H. Hutchins, pastor emeritus of Lake Avenue Congregational Church, Pasadena, then spoke. He used the theme of "service" to build his tribute to the Merriam family and cited this quality as characteristic of the two trustees. Since his father's death when he became a member of t h e Board of Trustees, Ralph Merriam has been a Guiding force through his participation in university affairs, said the Rev. Hutchins. Lora - Jean Merriam Barkemeyer's leadership in the successful Alpha Sigma Pi sorority scholarship fund drive two years GAA issues chollenge to HS faculty The Girls Athletic AssocUtioa of Redlands High School announced the challenging of tba R.H.S. faculty women to a ytA- leyball contest to he held to- ught during a GAA. Fun Nite schedule for the Girls Gymnasium. Scheduled from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.in. the activity -will include trampoline, ping-pong, sack race, and basketball relays, according to GAA. President Susan Heinberg. Refreshments will be served, under the directon of Alice Maloney. Janis Meyer will be in charge of the voDeybaH contest Admission will be by GA.A. cartl or 25 cents without a card. Card holders may bring one guest free, according to publicity chairman, Susan Rust FALLS ON CUE VENTURA, Calif. (UPI)—The script in a school play called for 16-year-old Mary Moore to fall and "get bruised." She fell down on cue this week in the St Catherine's Academy production of "Nina Girls" — and broke her leg. ago was also cited. A luncheon in the Casa Loma room of the Commons immediately followed the dedication and tour of the new building. President Armacost introduced guests of honor Dr. Forrest Young, who had received an honorary Doctor of Science degree earlier that morning, and the Merriams. Also present and introduced during the event was Dr. and Mrs. Nelson Price, brother-in- law and sister of Trustee Merriam. Dr. Young, who returned only a few days ago from a tour oi duty aboard the S. S. Hope, medical-teaching mission of mercy, > shared with guests anecdotes of his recent experiences in South America. on HOOVERJ Cleaners " - ' THURS. • FRI. & SAT. ONLY XifM si SELL IT TOMORROW With low - cost aassified Ads I AWXWISTCOASTTWTW • 12 J Cqoa SirM . fY. 3-43JI HELD OVER — 2nd BIG WEEK Both Features Shown Once Only. Wcekdiyt "LILIES OF THE FIELD" Stirti »t 7:30 P. M. 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