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THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY Cheney, Washington. Friday, January 31, 1964 Single Copy 10 Cents Horse D(es At.38 HUMAN AGE WOULD BE 170 3y Virginia Strock e Pr-ss Correspondent a buckskin horse be- ta Gone Stark, Ren- which f.o:r the past two- lived on the R0a Green near Spangle, died sud- of a stroke. That in i,t- is not urm,sual but the was 38-ye,arsold, which iear the equivalent of 170 of a human ,age. bad been used in many by his .owner; leading parties ,on coastal trail:s, ca'ttle at WSU, break- .nd traimg .o.ther lo,rses, g hrses being trained ;U's horse hreeding de- for li:tle children to ride, and he even fat the Coun:y Fair at when he was 16 years Although ,slowed down in recent years ,he see,reed to en- joy a shport comer, ,and w'auld Istart out SO swiftly that his rider would be aken by sur- prise arid nearly be unseated. However, ,shoud his passen- ger be a small child, it was im- possible to make him go any fster than a s'low walk, seem- inqg to sense .he respo,nsibilicy for his small charge. Lst summer, being an in- tellqgent beast and knowing that grass is greener on the other side, he carefully slith- ered under barbwire fertce of his pasture, munched eon- t0;tedly away .on tlhe youn,g wheat, ;then just ,as carefully slithered back urde,r the fence the :stream Where he would enjoy a refreshing drink. He was .al:se quite good at opening director, in a re- 1963, said that 10,443 vacancies were listed:  college. 962, 10,714 vacancies ited Cheney Man In Africa Tells Segregation View lovely ,oil painting wh,ich was done by Miss Nona Henge. a snapshot of the lorse. Dr. William Tavenner, Che- ney veterinarian, was acquaint- Chamber Backs New High School The Cheney Chamber of Commerce has voted unan- imously to support building a new high school in Che- ney. Support for the building came at the Jan. 23 meet. ing, held at the Eastern Washington State College Student union building. Jack Crabb made the motion, Nigerian press reaction t,o American segreg,aln web- lems las left an Eastern Wash- ington State College professor Africa which was seconded by Pete Smith. All 19 present voted some barn do0,rs, czawting un- for the motion. he der 00,gh City D-ads   enough, supposedly, for small calves to crawl utrMer, push ges the .calves .out ,of the WaYcom.and mu,eh .on their feed. His Fix .. W. i High pamon, Patches, a much | you, n,ger and s, maHer horse, SHE'S FULL GROWN--'Belle," a tiny toy Manchester dog, At Meetin00 never seemed to catch on to just makes a good handful For her owner, Mrs. Earl King of the sly ways of Taffy, and re- Cheney. "Belle," is |-year-old and weighs less than one pound. The --- --- OCity Conl held rids f. teachers, al- tanned on .the other side of a [ ity less in the fence, wtcn!g the old iD ---I-tt short meeting Tuesday night 19631horse enjoy t'he ,goodies. I with no major developments 19q2, still eon,in:ue at usiness [hie / UI in0|l(er taking place. M. Giles, Eastern I One momenta of his faR:hful tor Stae An ordinance f!xing eche sal-I College steed is: valued by Stark--a Expansion Free Press Edit0r thearieSappointiveand co.mrpertion,officers and Ifr[ CO e'mploye of the Oity of Che- I number o years ago from a Announced Have Day In url o- was adopted. It is printed[ in its ertirety on page two of[ za,rgest decrease was in ed wi, th the ,horse since 'his stu- aa,b: of ad,ministrative den, t days at WSU, having as stied" treated m during ,an illness Shortage Listed last year. rage of qualified teach- s roted in many areas, aid. Senior gh selmols the largest cs' were fo,r," RedlaJ .., aL, tL foreign set[Thursday AI EWSC 'lwie-" - :1 s, ann A combine00 trombone and .arts 'and .sml' trumpet senor recital will be Ted Edgett a noun.cz:d tod,ay that Marshall Wells Stores is : arid of malhem,tics offered by two Estern Wash- ,and girls,' physi- ington State College music st:u- were in denand, den Thursday evening at now associated witch TrustwoT- thy Retail Stores. The Trust- worthy store, s consist .of a na- tionwide association o inde- pe,ndent ret]ers who have unified their efforts o bring better service ,nd saving to their customers. Edgett explained that mem- bership in the Trustworthy group ennobles 'his s,tore to af- ter low prices on quality mer- chandise throu, gh l, arge quan- tity pu,rchases from manufac- turers. This would ot be pos- sible for a single stove, oper- ating by itself, ,he d. At the same time, the individual own- Junction, Co.lo., i,s a trumpet student of Wendell L. Exline, EWSC associate professor of music, who wil'l j oini both stu- dents in the fLn:ail selecton on the program. His accompan- ist will be Nancy F. Warner, his wi%, a Shadle Park High School graduate. for music teach- fll hveis, ad f,or librar [l :ypes of selmol's, ex- the qualified appli- Giles si,d. :K! PLAN EVENT dairy men, a 'and swine men are  aget .aequ:aimed and fe... 8 at 6 p. m. at ,',: ,clty Hall P]ane County Live- assacia.kion 'and co- are extending the invi- te the men and their or a free ht cake feed ce. Hot cakes will be from 6:5"0 o 9 p. m. e ane followi, ng. il guests will be Che- amber of Comnerce rs and their wives and Y cattle,men. 8:15 p. ,m. in he Hall o Sci- ership ,of .these stores e.nbles ences Auditorium at EWSC. [them to offer customem lcal, The program is ,open to the persnalized interest .aM set- public without charge, vice hat only ,a,n indepnd,exrt i store can provide, Edlget add- Richard d. Nye, son of Mr. ed. on:d Mrs. J. D. Nye, Spokane, , The MarsNt-Wls Stores the trombonislt, is a graduate ]  ill also participate in several of North Cen, tral High School[ big seasonal sales sponsored arid a stude'n,t of Dr. George lby the Trustworthy group. W. Letzenhiser, chairman of I These sale events provide spec- the EWSC muc department, l ial bruited-time savi.s on a He witl be acco,mpanied on the ] wide variety of items from piano by Dr. James Edmonds, [every departmen,t in the sre. a member ,of the EWSC music] A key factor in the .Trust- faculty, worthy Retail Stores s the s, uppovt provided their pro- Michael R. W, arner, Grand gram by 27 .of America's lead- ing wholesale hardware firms. These wholesale companies provide prompt service from a nearby warehou:se in every region where Trustworthy Re- ,tal Stores perate. In .is area, this, und ,other service are provided by the Jersen- Byrd Company of Spokane. Weed Committee Plans 2 Meetings The We:st Cheney weed com- mittee will meet Monday and Feb. 17 at the Sail Canserva- ,lion Service t 1 and Union Sts., at 7:30 p. m. each time. Keith Wallace, country ex- ten!sion weed speci.ist, will talk on new chemica and their uses. He .also wll talk on conlral of p,roblem-weeds and new weeds. Part of .t:h meertings will be open for d.i:eus,sion arid sug- gestions cm .community coop- eraton for weed control. The West Cheney committee in- clud.es the Cheney and Tyler townships. Elction of area repres:enla- tires will be held Feb. 17. Present officers are Peter Mortzgue, chairman; Ray Stei- nor, secretary; Jerry Betz, Earl Brooks, Jack Brown, Harry Childers, Fred Steiner and Bob She'a, all on the board o trus- tees. All area farmers are invited to attend either ,o,r both nights. Refreshments will be served. WEATHER max. min. pre. Jan. 24 .............. 29 20 .16 .60 .09 ) CHAMBER HEAD--Norval Holmes receives gavel as he as president of the Cheney Chamber of Com- Pete Smith (right) presented gavel. Installation took Jan. 23 at Eastern buikling. Washington State College student attend Cheney Juslce Court sessions as part of their work got a look .at the .oher side of thin,gs the past two weeks. Cleney Police Chief Jim Cawford and Cheney Free Press editor Jack Pierce were fined and posted Ind respec- tively before Je of the Peace Jack Crah, : Ohief Cravcford pled guilty to aiiure to yield .the rih:t f way, ,eeusing an accident, Ja,. 20 at 4th .and B Ss. Crawfrd wrote Nm, self a ticket ater the acciden,t, which caused minor damage .to the city tin- lice car. No injuries were in- volved. "I couldn't stop and sl through the yield sign," Craw- ford told Crabb. He ws fined $15 (suspended)and $2 costs. Pierce, who came to Cheney from Moscow, Id, uho, was: ar- rested by a WashinNton State Trooper Jan. 18 and charged with not h,a'dng vald Idaho ov Washington license p],ates. Deadline for getting new Ida- ho plates or switehirg t,o Wash- ington plates was Ja. 15. He recognized his guilt by for- feRing bond of $7. Other activity: William C, Ash, 223 N. 5th, Cheney, negligert dNving, speeddng, failure to dim light, forfeited $29; David R. Tar- eski, Rt. 2, Uheney, no valid vehicle ticense, oveited $7; Peter J. Neff, 306 F St. Che- hey, speeding, forfeited $12; Denny G. Sire'k, Washuen,a, defective equipmem, no stop lights, forfeited $17; .all in Ju,stiee Court. Th, omas O. Oonl,an, Spokane, no arterial stop, fined $5 (sus- pended), $2 costs; Carol E. De- losia, Spokane, no arterial stop, fined $5. today's Free Press. Two fellows who regularly The Council also encour- Rehabilitation Is Rotary Club Topic Glen Li,liibridge o,f the State Board for Vocational Educa- tion spoke at Rotary Lunch- can Tuesday and showed a film, "To Live Again," which described some of the work being done in the rehabilita- tion field. The Board deals with people wh, o have disabil- ities constituting a substantial handicap to work. Lillibridge tod how through the use of medical assistance and trai!n- mg programs the Board is able to find jo,bs for many incapac- itated people. Andrea Simchuk in Sponsor Corps A 1963 graduate of Cheney High School, Andrea Simchuk, has been named to member- ship in the Sponsor COrps, women's auxiliary of the col- lege's Reserve Officers Train- ing Corps. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alick Simchuk, she ,holds the honorary rank of seeond lieutenant. She is a freshman h, ome economics major at EWSC. aged C,hea e: resdents,to,under- take street improvements un- der LID projects due t,o rap- idly irereasing costs. Informa- tion on LID i mwoveents is avaKable rem City Super- iniender, t Roy asen at City Hall. Several LID projects in Cheney axe rmw tmevway or Dr. Louis V. Grafious Sends Letter To Friends i nw teaching in "ashamed and angry." Dr. Louis V. G,r, afio,as, EW- SC professor of En.gis and chaan of the department of composition, made h.e remark in a recent letter to friends in Cheney. He ,has been o leave since 1962 to teach n a new coBege, The Federal Advanced Tear, hers Ollege in Lades, Ni- geria. The school opened one year ,ago last November and is sfl under eon, struetion. The Federal Advanced Tachers College trin,s English teachers for secondary schools, in Ni- geria. Dr. GrMious was accompan- ied to Nigeria by his family, Mrs. Grafious, two now-grown daughters, and two sons., a teenager arid another n,ov grade school age. They plan to return to Cheney in Augusl or September. "We have found the Niger- ian people as a whole to be delightful," they write. "Al- though proud and sensitive they ,axe unexcelled n good humor and .friendliness. We have also enj,oyed our canl,aets with the many people from other countries whom we have met prefessionaily and social- ly. Loges is a most Cosmop.ol- itan city," they write. Dr. Grafious says students The Corm,ell alo ,heard from /tsennie B k Bob Wilson, Cheney con:trac- ec tar, end Dan Galey. Wilson wants  tmdertake a 'housing development on property owned by Galey bey.arid Oak- land 'St. The propor icldes 10 ,awes, with some 15 ;h(m,s- es pMxmed on .the first five ,acres. It is now tm,patted. Wilson indicated he wants t.o buitd the houses but wan to know city policy on sewage and water acilStie,s first. Cotmcilman Ted Edgett said a don shou,ld be ready by the next meeting. Federal Land Bank Dividend Payment Planned In March Nearly 500 farmers and stockmen in s area will share in an eight per cent divi- dend t,o be paid by the Feder- al Land Bank Association of Spokane. The dividend, declared by the ,association's 'board of di- rectors, is payable o 1fie stck- holders f record as of Nov. 30, 1963', C. R. Sti.rlirg, ma,rmig- or, d, and will be d.istri'bu- ed with the ,announcement o the assoc'mon's aanv, al stock- holders' mee1:irg to be held in March. Stifling said this divi- derd was made posible by the association's participation and share of a dividend rec- ently dee.bred and paid by the Federal Land Bank of Spo- karm. The Spokane Lank Bank's dividend a:gproximated $1,000,000. Borrowers Listed Stirling explained that he capital stock of the Federal Land Bak of Spokane is en. tirely owned by the 61 federal 'land bank associations in Ida- ho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. These a,ssocia- lions make .and se.rice lans for the bank. The capital stock of the associations, in turn, is owned by their farmer and stockmen members who are the bank's borrowers. I The 1963 dividend is the] largest ever paid by the Spa- I kane bank and brings t,o $6, Dead At 45; Lived Here Bonnie Bek, 45, a ome. Cheney restaurant ooera,tor, died Tuesday in a Spokane ,hospital. Funeral services for Mr. Beck, co-ovner (ff Tri-Sate ReaRy Inc., were held yester- day at Spokane, the Rev. Rich- ard C. Redfield of Emmanuel Presbyterian Clmrch officiat- ing. Burial followed at Fair- mount cemetery. A lifelong Inland Empire resident, Mr. Beck was born in Warden, Wash. In the wh:olesale and vatail meat business int Riville and the restaurant business: in Che- hey before mving o Stmkane, he ,had .been a real eslate sales- ma'n the last 14 years. He and William Lewis: formed the Tri- Ste firm in 1960, with offices in the BOF Building. Mr. Beck speia.lized in me- ten and apavtmerts, ranches and business opportunities: in Idaho, Oregon and Wasting- Con. He was a member f the boards of 'the Sp)k, e, Wash - ington arid Natonal Assoeia- .tions of Real Estate Brokers, a member of he National Asso- ciation of Farm Brokers and the Real Estate Taders Club. Survivors iRcude 'hs wife, :Gertrude (Trudie), and a daugh,ter, Susan, at the home, N2721 Alberta; on,other daugh- ter, Mrs. Sharon Eaye Will- iams, Spolane; seven sisters, Johanna Beck and Mrs. Paul- ine Roloff, both of Spokane: Mrs. David Saer, Ritzville; Mrs. Rinehod Wall, Newbrg, Ore.; Mrs. Edvmd Gust- schm:idt, Wilbur; Mrs. John Winkler, Kermewick, and Mrs. John Scheeler, Lind, and two brothers, Edwin and Fred C. Beck, both of Lind. Collegians Slate Coast Singing Tour The M-voice astern Wash- indian State College "Cot,leg- ions" singing group, will make its first appearance since re- turning from a rune-week usa tour of the Pacific Co,m- mand, in Bremert(m Friday, Jan. 31. The group, directed by Dr. ,Ralph Manzo, left Spokane in mid October and returned just before Ohristmas. It pre- sented concerts to militaLw personnel in Korea, Japan, Formosa, Iwo Jima, The Phil- ippines and Guam. Jan. 25 .............. 36 33 Jan. 26 .............. 36 29 Jan. 27 ................ 34 32 .00 Jan. 28 ............... 39 2B .00 Jan. 29 ................ 39 30 .30 Jan. 30 ................ 37 29 .00 600,000. The total in dividends paid since 1944, according to Siirling. The payment o,f divi- dends, he pointed out, has the effect of reducing the inter- est cost on 1,oans. MARKETS Soft White, bushel $2.08 White Club, bushel 2.08 Barley, ton $41.00 Wednesday quotation, F. 0. B., Cheney. .are "warm, friendly and lard working. We will always treas- ure our relations with them." On the o.ther side, they write, "there are many thn about life here that are df- ferent from life in the UniCed States, of course. Livn[ here is a wov.erful expevieme one ht we wil be eternally grateful fl)r, but it is a gret feelirg to know tha we wi be go'my .b,ck to .the Un'ited Staes when it is over. Oux love ad 'apwedation for the Urt- ed States nd our citizenship rare, srongr tha ever. 'Readg sovae hing tha are prined about our country in 'the Mrican press has rrmde us both ,hamed and arrgry. We h, ope and pray that jus rice and love will sool solve he segregation troubles. Now that the pvobtem has been put squarely before us all, we mustn't turn away from it un- til it ]as been worked out," Dr. G,rafio.us said. The Grafiouses live a Yaba, Which ,is part of "Greater La- des." Loges is made up of three islands PUS ,veval mainland l,lages. The islands rue La, gos, on wlieh the main uiness and ffovern,men cen- ters are lcated; Victoria, which is just ben'g developed as a business and esklential are:a; Ikoya, a dential 'ave that was the ner astin af British Co, and the mairdand commuaRies of Ap- apa, Muhin, Surulere, Ebute Metta ,Yaa;:I  explains, Nigeria  of four regis, plus the Fed. eral territor of Laos, which is similar to Wi n, D.C. On the ligtter side, they re- port .they have aequLred two young mrkeys "stri'ht fm the bush" and a '" dog." Their home is part of tlm campus community, Living i .their campus compound are 14 American ,houselmlds, fr English, two Hutgaran, one Hindu and two Ni.gevianI. Their family m scattered this year. Judith is  the American University of Beirut nd Sae is at the Beirut Col- lege for Women. Phil is at the Interati.on,al Secondary hool in lhadan, Nigeria. "The girls see each other oten and Phil gets hme every oher weekend, so .far. We probably won't get together with the girls until we are back n Chancy in Augu or Sep- tember," ey said. Flight Instruction Scheduled At EWSC Eastern W, ashingtoa State College will have a Army Re- serve Officers Trainhng Crps flight training program next year. Lt. ol. Edgar R. Fenstem- ch, er, EWSC ROTC eammand- ing officer, said  eotlege has received apgrval to con. duct the program, starting with the 1964-6.5 c(lege year, on an extra-cu=rricular bass, andhas been aptm)ved by Dr. Do S. Pttersan, EWSC pres- idem. Flight in,traction wili be given in the Spokane area, Lt. Col. Fenstemachev said, by in- structors under contract to the VI Army. Qualified four year mill tary science cadets, members of the preser&ly e,blished ROTC program, wilJ be eligible for flight training on a volun- tary bas. Under Advisement An error in wording ap- peared in last yeek's Free Press in the School Board story. The story stated the directors adopted a new code of ethics. Actually, the directors took the new code under advisement and the item will appear on he agenda at the Feb. 12 meet- ing. No opposition, however, was expressed at the last meeting, at which time each director had a copy of the new code of ethics.