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I ,ar ;, Janl Spangle News , Stoz By Virginia M. Strock ,ha W ERNEST GROTH HOME FRO MHOSPITAL ,O Er1est Groth returned home ifrom the hospital last Sun- c,e!da, y afar treatment for a se- vere back pain. He will be confined to his bed for some time ,at home, with his actions man'further restricted for several PotimonChs in hopes that the con- sSUdi.ti, on will heal it'setf wit'hott der surge' .t. electE RSONAL MENTIONS da R$. Mrs. Ted DeGon also re- turned home from Deaconess will ll'opital 1,ast week fin ,time to lueen Fpend Ghristmas with ,her fam- ily. Gues at the tarl Iohwers ('Dn Dee. 22, were Dr. and Mrs. v,-,ack Pyle rd son John, Spo- kane. The Rohwers drove to Ularksto on C!hristmas to jperLd the day at the ho,me of mr. and Mrs. Mark Dalton. ||||Mr. and Mrs. Don Johnson 'nd family are vacatian,ing for ive days t the home of John- _r'--,Jan's family in To,nasket and tt he home of Mrs. Johnson's  .arents, }he Shipleys, in Yak- a. The Dentons entertained >oth their parents over the }olidays, the senio.r De,nons omin,g from St. John and Mrs. nton s family from Bmse, evening the Verl the family in Spokane, where 45 me'mbe of the Helmer family, were gathered togeer for a htiday parLy. Mrs. Louise Piitmn, Mrs. Wilma Knuth and family, spent Christmas Day s guests of the Jack Pittman family in CoIfax. The Hugh Harts entertained Christmas Day for their chil- dren, Mr. a,cd Mrs. Ron Hart, Connie and Chris, Mr. and Mrs. Earle Wittner, Debbie and Dena, and Mr. an'd Mrs. A1 Fir- loin and Chartes, all of Spo- kane. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Hart were guests of the Ron Har,ts Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Verl Hemer and Mr. and Mrs. Ra Green were Monday evening guests at a party given by Leslie Green in Sp, okane. On Sunday the Gordon Greens and socks Leslie and Edward were din- ner guests zt the Rn Greens. They also called ,o the Verl Helmets and Roy Mill. Christ- mas Day the Helmers, Mr. MiI1 and the Ron Greens were guests of 'the Go,rdon Greens, al3:ng with the Ric!hard Atkin- sn and Jack Rigsbys and Los Green, .all of Spokane, .and Ed Green, Seattle. Ed returned to Seattle in the late terntoon after a five day vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Crab- tree entertained the Sterling F r}tchman family of Spoka, ne Windsor News By Mrs. James Widner I SUNSET GRANGE OFFICERS LISTED Sunset grange's 1964 offic- ers are: master, Joe Wade; overseer, Walter Hove; treas- urer, Lloyd Weston, secre- tary, Christine Neilsen; lec- turer, Emma Weston; chaplain, Mary B, rown; steward, Tom a:t Christmas dinner. The Crab- of the family. They traveled trees also ch:atted with mem- through ,a blizzard in the bers of Mrs. Crabtree's mily mountains and found much of in Arizona by phone on Chris- the highway covered wih mas Day. blaek ice, making travel laz- Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smiah, ardous. Mr. and Mrs. Norton Jen- nings, Miehael, Shannon, Shel- ley and Ke,vin Dodvon drove to Pasco Christma:s Day where they visited with the Brand Kennedy family. Brenday and Steve returned to spend a few days of ,their vacation at Span- gle .and ,to enjoy the snow and sliding in the Spangle area. Christmas Eve guests ,of Mr. and Mrs. Art Byers were the John Campbel:l,s, No,tile Mill, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Sc'ot Anders and Eileen, Spa,ngle, the Dr. Ray Turner funnily, Lewis'ton, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lamberton and Mr. nd Mrs. Oliver Oison, Spokane. On Christmas Day the same group, with the exception of the John C:ampbells, were dinner guests c4 the Scott amily. The Camp- bell's were Clrisem,a,s Day guests of Mrs. Elsie Rush, Spo- kane. Mr. arid Mrs. Ed Strock were dinner guests of the Jim Fosters in Spokane, eoying the happiness of the Foster twins with a complete set of kitchen furnishings made by their parents. PLANS BUILDINGTaking part in ground break My. and Mrs. Joe Byers, Mr. g ceremon)as during March for the new Cheney Commun. and Mrs. Buel Byers and chil- Of y Church were, from [eft, the Rev. Eugene Ross, Mrs. Ralph dren, Mr. and Mrs. George audreau, Beaudreau, and Glenn Judd. Church location is hieche and the Jim Corn- t 1300 block on Third St. messers were all Christmas Eve guests .of Mr. and Mrs. George Holling. Christmas Day the same group, plus Mrs. C!adys Kutscher, Mr. and Mrs. Omer Kent and Mrs. Delia Kramer, all of Spokane, were guests at the Joe Byers home. The George Danforths spent Christmas Eve at the Brash ranch, arid Christmas Day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mac Danferth and family, Spokane. The Huseby family had as guests relatives from Ore,gon and California. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Smi, Do,ug Smith and Mrs. Hazel ':chieche were guests at the Vcrne Smith home on Christ- mas Day. Mrs. Schieche called cm the Claude Schieches in the vening. She is remaining a the Smit, hs for a few days. SPANGLE BRIEFS In spie o.f icy highways a crowd of over 200 attended the Liberty district Christmas con- )P CHENEY GRADUATESLorna Smith and Betty Them. cert ,t Li'berty High Se,hool on Thursday evening. The ele- mc'ntary schools had their pro- l grams just after noon o Fri- day. They were visited by San- ta Claus, who provided t'hem with treats. Later he went to the service club where he treated the pre-sehoot chil- dren. Mr..and Mrs. Eb Baird and family entertained Ch, rismasl Eve for mbors o,f he f,am-I lily, he Harry Reillys, Claude Schieches, Martha Nielsen and Vaughn Knuth. The same group gathered at the Cl,aude Schieches on Chrisnas Day for d}rmer. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Chu- sen, entertained at dinner Christmas Day wih Mr. an*d Mrs. M. K. Daniels and famv Fairfield, and Mrs. Annie Clau'- sen, Spokane, as guests.' Many local people have be,e, victims of the flu bug recent- ly, among them being Harry Konshuk, .the Denton family, Mr. and Mrs. Gerking, Joe By- ers, the Grog An,dersos and many of the school children in the last few days of school. Mrs. Don Biggar and Dale re visiting in California dur- ig the vacation period. The children rot Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rasmussen, Dnna and George, and Co,nlie and Wayne, the children of Mr. and Mrs. William lasmussen, i W MISS CHENEYBonnie Geschke, Cheney High School are all enjoying vacation home !dent, was all smiles during November when she was named from the Co}umbra Academy: ks Chenev. A finalist in the competition at left was Cheryl at Battleground, Wash. Happy New Year to alP. Spokane, and Mrs. Cecelia Burns were Christmas Day guests at the Bud Sievers home. A nice group attended the Oddfellow ,and Re,bek,ah lodge party on Dec. 22 with a po,t- luck dirmer, followed by bin- go playing. The young pe,ople of he church enj,oyed caroling after the pagean!t, which hey had presented at 7:30. They en- joyed :refreshments o,f pie cof- fee and cocoa afterwards. Mrs. Violet Blauerrt, Mrs. Mil- dred Girsberger and Mrs. Ber- tha I,all, as Grey Ladies, as- sisted at the @hrismas party for the residents of the Fair- field Good Sanaritan hme on Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gerking made a trip to Missouta and back on Ghristmas Day to have dinner with the Loven Moreheads and ,other members es p the best grades during their four years of high toot and were the top scholars in the 1963 Cheney High !heol graduating class. Hedger; gate keeper, Frank Steritt; assistart sevad W, zyne Tufo; lady assistant Ester McCoy; ceres, Ida Wade; pomona, Ellen Hove; flora, Mrs. Green; executive cvmmit- teeman, Nick Stmrff; Mr. Tufto and Carl Moreig; home econo- lnist chairman, Ellen Stertt. Sunset grange wi:ll have a card party Jan 3 at 8 p. m. FIRST VISITATION SET Mabel Johnston, Spokane county pomon, a lecturer, has announced th.t the first visi- tation in the 1964 grange con- test in Spokane county will be Jan. 7 in the Green Bkfff gran, ge hall. Green Bltfff is grange host; Inland grange, floor work, ad Central grange will put (m the pro- gram. CARDS ENJOYED Paradise grange had seven tables of cards in play last Sat- urday evening. Adelaide Lar- sen was ladies high and Jack Engle,s was high for the men. Atterding from Wind,or gr, age were Lawrence Char- neski and Adelaide Larsen, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Streeter, Mr. d Mrs.. Fred Sanson, the Tim Hodgsons, Otto Luehts and Emil Deife. PERSONAL MENTIONS May Wyborney (ff Medical Lake visited McheIle Olson Friday. Diane Otto,meier visited Ma- bel Wayne a,nd Flora Smith F'riday. Mrs. Maxme Oon, enter- rained at a Ohristmas dinner. Among hose present was her mother, Mrs. James Widget. Among ma,ny who skied on Mount Spokane Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Burke, I Mr. and Mrs. Pete Weir and I Mr. and Mrs. Graten Calfee. ] Mr. and Mrs. Fred Swan- / son entertained at a amily din- nor last Saturday evening for[ seven. Among tho,se present were Sgt. Iko Ballinger, Mrs. Baliinger and 'their three chil- dren. Mr. :and Mrs. Earl Rohwer drove to Clark sto,n and spent Christmas with Mrs. Rohw,er's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dalton, former residents on route 1. Mr. and Mrs. loy Da, tton entertained at a Christmas dinner for Mrs. Dalton's par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. George Clark of Spokane, brothe-in- law and sister of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Cockburn of Route 1. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Pran- zen emertained at a Christ- mas dinner far Mr. and Mrs. Bob Haegh and children of Pasco. Mrs. Haegh and Mrs. Frnzen are sisters. Mr. ,and Mrs. William Gar- rs entertained at a fa,mily dinner Ohristmas Day for Mr. and Mrs. Jim Garras, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Martin, Lawrence Cha,rneski and Adelaide Lar- sen. Mr. ,and Mrs. Ed Rupp had a family dinne Christmas Day for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Star- ry and family a!ad Mr. and Mrs. Frank Daniels and family. Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Kam- pa entertained on New Year's for Dr. and Mrs. A. Litchner, John and Charlie Fritz. Mrs. Francis Roberts of Se- attle, sister of Milt Griffen, las returned home after spending three weeks visiting her brother and Mrs. Griffen. The Griffens are feeling well gain after several weeks of i] lness. Mr. and Mrs. Herb Delzer entertained over the Christ- mas holidays fox their son, Don, ad family of Garfield.' Dennis, a student ,at WSU. Ed Delzer and Sa,nley Delzer. Calvin Delzer, brother of Herb Delzer, is in serious con- East Cheney By Anna Phillips GRANGE SLATES MEETING TONIGHT The first 1964 meeting of East Cheney grange is tr,glt. Threre were five ables: of pinochle last Saturday even- ing. High prizes went to JOhn Evans and Mrs. IIattie Tiedt; low to Mr. and Mrs. John !Babb; door prize to Mr. Ches- ter Philtips and traveling prize to Mrs. J. H. Spuler. The hoss, Mr. ,and Mrs. Emery Babb and Mr. ,an!d Mrs. Garnett Boots, served refreskmenSs. The next lind as Christmas a guest, Mrs. Katie Roach of Roalia. Mrs. Roaeh accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Evans to Leavenworth, last Thursday. All returned Saturday. Mrs. Roa,ch is a sis- te,r of Mrs. Evans. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rabb, Judy and Lin:da and Mrs. Mary Babb were Christma,s dinn,er guests of Mrs. Marge Serio and family. Mrs. Abevt Babb and Mrs. Serio are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Garnett Boots Johnny and Mary and Lyt,e Bruce were Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jo,hn Babb, David .and Robin. First Lieutermnt Grant Ful- lenwider .of Fort Richardson Alaska, has been a house guest of Mr. and Mrs. GarnetI Bos. Christmas Eve supper gues,ts of the Boots fanfily were Mr. and Mrs. Jhn Rabb, David and Robin, and Lyle Bruce. Mr..and Mrs. Emery Bab,b and La,rry, Mr. and Mrs. Jack ehitdrcn of Seattle are spend- ing the holidays with her par- ent,s, Mr. and Mrs. Virgiil C,o,rnmesser. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Pa.r[e,r and daughter Adelma Fry had Christmas dinner with Mr. a,nd Mrs. Ed Grandinetti. Mr. and Mrs. @hm'les Fry of Boise, Idaho, spent the hol- idays with his mother, Mrs. Adelma Fry, and grandpar- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Por- ter. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rupp at- tended a birhd, ay pary last Sunday for their three-year- old granddaugh, ter, Diane, at the home ef their daughter, Mrs. Richard Starry. Mrs. Nina Hbbs was sur- prised on her birthday Dec. 24 by a grcmp of ladies from the Rptist church on Assem- Fribay, Jarmavy 3, 1964 Curtis, Mr. and .Mrs. Oren Lmbert of Spokane, Mrs. Bet- ty Vigue and daughter Lurie were New Year's Day dinner guests ,of the Bert Carath family. EAST CHENEY BRIEFS Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Da- vis and Mrs. Anna Phil'ps were Christnas dinner guests 'of Mr. and Mrs:. David Buddri- us and Duane. Mrs. Elsie Bud- d rius and Miss Lynda Buddri- us of Cheney aceompamed the Cheney Free Press Page 3 Dzvises to Almiva and were Christmas dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard BuddrLus an,d Marilynn. Mr. and Mrs. Don MaQuar- rie, Mrs. Esther Stelzr, Mrs. Antra Phill. ips, Mr. and Mrs. John Babb, Emery Babb, Mr. and Mrs. Garnett Boots were the East Cheney Grange offic- lets who were insbaled with Iother groups of oficers at J Four Lakes grange hMl last Friday evening. [ Shop  =  fieda. CHENEY MAN DIESCharles F. McNalll, 51, v'ateran Cheney resident who worked at the National Biscuit Co., mill here, died in October when he lost control of this pickup truck near Plaza and overturned. bly Road. They bad a birthday cake to present to Mrs. Hobbs. Mrs. N}na Hobbs enetertain- DIAL SYSTEM CHANGESCheney's telephone exchange dial ed with Christmas dinner for numbers changed in November, and Manager John H. Slaw. her brother, Alvin, and Frank son provided a sneak preview on how to apply new sticker with Lee, san Alvin Carman, and lrraw numbers. System changed from BEI.mont to 235, follow. a cousin, Elvin Armstrong. , ed by old numbers. dition in the University hospi- tal in Seattle. Mr. and Mrs. Delli Ad.air, I-': entertained Christmas with a i EWSC HOMECOMING JUDGES--Floats en- dinner for Mr. and Mrs. l!ered in the Eastern Washington State Col- George Towne of Spokane, Mr. I:'age Homecoming parade downtown Cheney and Mrs Wa ne Ha. el and t . ," ., .-. Y g , during October got a aood Iookma over from t'amty, vtrs Nele H agel and  .... " . .  I these Cheney businessmen. From left were lx]e, lvr. ano Mrs. t),ale tIa- gel and family, Mr. and Mrs. Phfllip Patterson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Aha Moxasch, Moises Aberham and Fernan- do Marcinra and Roy Iagel of Oakland, Calif. WINDSOR BRIEFS Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Patter- son had a going away dimmr for Mrs. Pa,ttersan's mother, Roy Haget, last Friday. Pres, ent were the Dellie Ado,its, Dale Bagels, Wayne Hagets, Alan Morasch and Jerri, Mrs. Nellie Hagel and Dixie. Roy Itagel left for his home in O,akland Sturday ,a{ter 11 days visiting wih tis reIatives. Mrs. Daisy Hick,s is spend- ing ,the holid'ays in Puyalp visiting her daughter, Mae, and ,other relatives. Irma Stragier and Albert Stvagier and family had Ohrist- re, as dinner wi:th Mr. and Mrs. Julius Stragier. Mrs. Ola Iesenmann is ill at home with the lu. Mrs. Dale Guest and Mrs. aDniel Tuke are taking turns caring for her as she lives alone. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Droz are visiting a doughier in Oalif- ornia. Mrs. Patsey Thompson and POOL TAKES SHAPE--Ch.aney's ultra mod- ern new swimming pool was photographed during July a couple of months after con- Pete Smith, Les Zimmerman, Ted Egett, E. H. Wagoner and Handsome Harry Mosman. That tire in the foreground indicates they were all so "tired" they lust had to sit down. struction got underway. The pool will fill an important void in the community and will be ready for use this summer.