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ke [ ;pokane, t.y F-RISI , Spokan 74585 Court of| Ld for the[ 67Number 36 THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE Cheney, Washington, Friflay, February 14, 1964 COUNTY Single Copy 10 Ceatq n veteracrs Eastern Wash- State @allege faculty '.rs .were honored Tues- by the coltege Delta Pi, ed- associate of history, emeritus the EWSC faculty 1957, and Dr. larofessor tca,.on, who has been a't s'mce 1932, were pre- keys, designating the R. Rohn, Che- President. ,has been a member of KDP; Dr. was instrum.e,ntat the EWSC ch, ap- Lents initia,ted a.s new Tuesday eve- Barbara E. Bot'he, Shirlee Hartso; N 1210 Lo- J. Hofmann, Janet R. Schempp, Virginia E. Schons,, arrd Reece C. Kelly, Mont. :k Given To Dystrophy was Dystro- Chet J:ohn*son, presented a check Hi.ffh School Mrs. Norman lOCal chairman. covered ha. the rdered by the he Senior Ball. scheduled for Nov. c.ncetled because of of the late Earl McDonald Discovered Dead; Funeral Set Funeral services for Earl McDonMd wil*l be held Satur- day at 10:30 a. m. from the Memorial chapel of the Jerue Funeral H,ome, the Rev. George N,ichols officiating with burial a,t Spokane Mem- orial Gardens. Mr. MeDonaM a,pparently died .of a heart attack las,t Fri- day at his home but was not found until a few days later by friends who c:me to his home. He was a resident of C'heney mane than 40 years. He nd his late wife were founders ,f the City Dry Clean,ors which they operated for a number c,f years until retirement. He was born o,n July 10, 1886, in M,orrisan, Ill. He served two years in World War I from 1917 to 1919. He as a past none .grand of Che- n ey IOOF; member of Amer- ican Legion Poz,t in C:heney and a state offieet in the Townsend clubs of Was,hing- tc,n. Survivors includ,e several nieces .and n,e*ph,evs, among them Mrs. Roy Morgan of Har- rison, Idea. STATE SENATOR TO SPEAK HERE State senator Marshall A. Neill, Pullman, ninth district ]Republican, will speak at East- [ ern Was,hingt, onl State Col- [lege Friday a.t 11:5'0 a. m. Sen. Neill's talk in the EW- SC Student Uunion is open to the public without charge. He will speak on "Functiors of the Legisla,tor in State Govern- merit." vy Soldier Among p Cited By Kennedy $ , $ :OY DITTON WEARS GREEN BARET soldier currently to the Pana- is *among a vla the late F. Kennedy de- e.,, s "The Iadge of 5 William son of Mr. 'and A. D!:tton, 203 N. the Army He has been at Fort Bragg, N. C. -'-, 1961. While 'at Fort airborne ,arid a eoun- correspondence U. S. Army Spec- ks a chaplain's 18 morffhs until he courts and of the 5th special (abn.). He is now to the eth (abn.) sta- in the Kennedy Visited Special Forces are those men in the U. S. Army who wear the green beret which the late Presidert Kennedy gave to them when he visited the special warfare center at Fort Bragg. President Kennedy called it, "The Badge of Cour- age." The mission of special forc- es is: "insurgency--to move behind the enemy lines and train civilians ,as guerrillas (predatory movinlg bands); counter-insurgency--to train civilians of allied occupied ter- ritory to help fight enemy i people." His wife, Thelma, will reside in Dallas, Ore., wth their two children, David a,d Renne while he is ir Parrama. Plans Laid For Annual SWC Dinner Frzat plans are now co,m- lewte for the South:wes,t Spo- kane Soil and Water @o,nser- - ration District annual meet-: ing Feb. 28, according to Jet- aid Betz, chairman of he dis- trier board of dre,ctors. Betz stated the anrmal mez- ing, to be ,held in the Cheney Ciyt Hall, will bgin a'.t 10 a. m. with Steve Wade, KREM-TV and radio farm d:irector, serv- rr.g a,s master of ceremonies. The meeUng will s,tart with a short wildlife film entitled, "We Share This La,nd." As dstriet ch,airman, I}etz said he would present a report o the district rental equipment and Alvin Dow, secretary, will summarize the year's accom- plislhments. Speakers Slated Betz said the mornin a, gen- da also in,cluxtes a'hon "Wildlife and Recreation" by Soft Conse,rwtien Service bi- ologist Bert Jahn of Elhvata and a talk rela,ted to the "Prob- lems of Leafy Sruge and SkeJ- eton Weed" by Keith Wallace, eourty extensi, an agorot. Bill W01ferman, field representa- tive gor Goodyear Tire and Rubber company, Spokane, will make an award presenta- tion for the distrc.t's enroll- m ent in the G,oodyear program during 1963. At noon a free pancake and ham feed, under the supervis- ion of Paul Kinehi, Waukon, and Art Halvers:on, Espanola, will be co-,sponsored by the Cheney Grain Growers and the Southwest Spokane SWCD. Ed Maughan, associate super- viso.r of the district, is chair- man of the noon meal. The ,aen, oon sesion fea- tures Max Beniz, i2gigaCdon farmer a,nd state farm bureau director, Prosser, wi a slide pre,sertation of a recent agri- eullual oar of Rtrss.. i Closing out the days' ew.n,ts will be Jerry Rees, ASCS of- fice ma,nager, Spokane, with the latest information ha new crop legislation. Timm Shepard, Casey Hanrahan New Betz Officers FORCESSpec. 5 William LeRoy Ditton, son of John A. Ditton of Cheney, wears green baret, of what the late President John F. Kennedy once Badge of Courage." He is being reassigned to the Panama Canal Zone. Timm Shepard and C asey Hanrahan will head the Betz Elementary School student body as president and vice president during the second semester. Homeroom officers are: 7-H --Penny Hollovcay, chairman, guerrillas; and psychrological [ and Wayne Just secretary; 7-R warfare--whiCh is conducted l--Steve Spear, chairman and through all means of cammun-[Carolyn Camp, secretary; 7,W ication which will irdactri- i--Frances Hale, chairman, arid note or perzuade friendly [Gary Sooy, secre,ary; 8-1- Dean Italays, elNrman, and Janice Nelson, secretary; 8-2- Tom WMtfield, chairman, and Bob Cra, bb, secretary. Cheney Man's Father Dies In Tennessee Jerry Hudson Sr. was called ,to Nashville, Tenn. recently by he death of his father, Ad- ley Hudson, 70, who died Jan. 24 at the home o a step-son, Carl Murphy. Death was ,attrib- uted to cancer of the throat. Mr. and Mrs. Hudson visited their son and his family in Cheney in 1962. They also saw the Seattle World's Fair while making their first tour of the Northwest and other Western states. He was a native of Wilson Co,unty Tennessee ,and was a retired tobacco ,and cattle farmer. Mr. Hudson was a member of the Greenvale Bap- tist church, where services were held Jan. 26, the Rev. Ed Hoback officiating. Burial followed at Greenvale ceme- tery, Survivors include his son, Jerry Ne,al Hudson Sr., Che- ney; his widow, Mrs. Lassie Gentry Hudson; a brothe,r, Robert Hudson, Lewisburg Tenn.; a sister, Mrs. Joe Brad'- ley, Old Hickory, Tenn.; and five grandchildren; Jerry Jr., Cheney; Connie, Cheney; Da- vid, Larry and Linda Murphy, all in Madison, Tenn. DANCE CANCELLgD---MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY GAINS--- Chet Johnson, Jeff!Thompson and Mrs. Norman Thompson. Check from, Cheney High Student Body, for flowers from cancelled Senior Ball., is contributed to Muscular Dystrophy. FFA Week Observed LOCAL CHAPTERS NOTE EVENT Natiorml Future Farmers af America Week has been de- signated for Feb. 15-22 and has been so procla, i med in Washington by Go.venor Al- bert D. Rosellini. Theme of the week is "Dy- namic Challengiag" which is being o,b:se.rve,fl by Chene5 z- area FFA c,hapters. Fall.owing is .an outline of what FFA is: What Is The FFA? The letters Flg  stand for Future Parme,rs o,f &meriea. Articles On Marriage Planned Starting next week the Free Press will publish a series of articles prepared espe,eially for Che,n, ey.,are,a residents on marriage :and the amily, writ- ten by Alfred J. Pvince, assist- ant professor of sociol:ogy a,t Eastern - Washington State College. The articles, to ppear each week, will be on mate selec- tion, interfaith marriages, sex and courts,hip and our chang- ing family. ALFRED J. PRINCE Prince holds advanced de- grees in sociol, ogy and social work and has taught at the University of Wiscon'sin at Milwaukee and Washington State University in addition to EWSC. He is in charge of the undergraduate s:ocial work program at EWSC. He has had experience as a professional fa'mily and mar- riage counselor; has counseled hundreds *of college students with their pers0n, al and fam- ily problems ,and has done ex- tensive research in the family and has had numerous articles published. Results of his research stud- ies appear in most of the lead- ing texts on the family. IIe a member of Phi Beta Kappa and numerous other schol,as- tic and professional organiza- tions. The ,articles which will ap- pear in the Free Press are based ,on his reseamh in this area. Members of the FFA are boys who are students of vocational agriculture, an integral part of our public high schools. There are approx'rmately 395,812 such boys in 8,322 .high sechools in 50 states and Puer- to Rico. ,Mnong the purposes of the FFA are those of pro- reLating rural leadership, en- couraging the development of boys' farming programs tak. in,g part in wovtflay underCak- irgs for e improvement o agriculture amt the commtm- ity, developing character, training ir useful ctizenship, and encouraging hnprovement in seholarsh. It is .to acoqn- plish these purposes thatt the many FFA activities are car- ried out. In line with this tbatgh, the fail'owing are re- ports o .actiVilies of 6,000 Washirgton Fture Farmers for 1963-64 who are enrolled in Vocational Agriculture in 141 of our high schools. Supervised Farming Each boy in FFA and voca- tiorral Agriculture has some type of farming program, us- ually knovn as projects. Last year these boys earned a net profit of $917,814 from pro- ductive enterprises. These in- cluded 3,267 head of dairy cat- tle, 5,486 beef an.mats, 6,039 swine, 3.997 head of sheep, and 54,954 birds in pou[try flocks. They also included over 5,072 acres of field crops, truck crop, gardens, fruit and bet- lies, a,nd farm fore$s. Many bays are placed on farms for omthe-job exper- ience. These boys earned $310,- 916 hvt year. This brirgs mem- bers' ofal earning to 1,228,- 731. Leadership Today's fa:rmer mttst be able to express himself i,n public and take part in organization meotings. Two FFA programs are designed to promote the achievemrent of leadership ability. The FFA public speak- ing contest is national in scope and well recognized. The various contests in Washing- ton usuaHy involves over 100 chapters and end in a state contest.,ary procedure contests are deNgned to teach young Future Farmers .to han- dle meetings and think on their feet. A series of area eliminations brings four chap- ter teams t,o a state contest. Shots Available Salk vaccine and other in- oculations will be available WednesSay from 10 to 11 ,a. m. at the Medical Lake Pre- School Center at the elemen- tary school. No School Monday School will be dmissed throughout the Cheney district onday, Dr. Richard C. Long- ton, superintendent, said to- day. Teachers will *attend a curriculum day at Spokane. Falcon Patrol Winner Of Scout Window Display The anual Boy Scout ban- quet in observaUon of NaNon- al Scout week was held Tues- day evening  the City Hall. Service year pins were given to 18 Scouts and 12 bays re- ceived perfect aendance awards. Gene DaN, InIand Empire executive cormissioner, pre- s erted first lace aard to Dr Salter, leader of the Fal- con patrol, in the windo,,v dis- play contest. The prize as a patrol ax. The display is in Edgett's window. Dahl also presented honor- able m eni,on ribbans to the .other three patrol leaders, es follows: Tom Whiield, Pan- 45 Students Make CHS Honor Roll Cheey High School Prinej. pal George Fuhe,r anaaounced a ,list of 45 high school stu- dents this week who earned honor roll honors for the firsl semester. The list includes nine fresh- men, 12 sophvmores, 11 jun- iors and 13 senigrs. Cheney students must compile a grade point 'average of 3.5 or better to make the ,list. Indi- vidual grades are no dis- closed. Horror Roll members: Judy Ashley, Ruth Black- shaw, Patty Ch,atburn, Edna Cheerer, Mike Cicero, Patty Deinknger, C:barles Dittmar Margaret Drummond, Joan Duncan, Pat Edamatsu, Carl*a FackreH, Ann Fletcher, Carl Frasure, Cheryl Goertz, IAnd.a Gray, Richard Hagelin, Nancy Hilton, Martene Hoover, Di- ane Hotrum, Lynn Hurst, Pam- ela Kembe!, Margaret Kerr Mike ddell, Lmi Loomer, Tern McDoriouh,: " Dflene McIntyre, Jodm Marsh, James Mickeln, Tom Oswald, Renee P hilleo, Carolyn Poore, Alex Rajah, Marguerite Renner, Shirley Roberson, Clifford Rohrbaok, Keny Secrest, Dan Simchuck, Lin@a Shnpson, Mike Snapp, Chuda Tarbert, Margaret Thwpson, Berta Wahl, Sue Wfl,son and Sandi Yoder. 00Three High !chool Students Inv,ted To All-Stale Musical Three Cheney High School students have been invited to participate in the All-State Musical to be held at Yakima Feb. 20, 21 "d 22. Tom Samons will play the sousaphone in the band and Karen Kidd, soprano, and Gone KJlmek, baritone, will sing in the choir. Music Director Harold Har- vey, who will accompany the studenls, said the 500-vice choir and the 250-piece band represents 174 high schools in the st,a,te of Washingt(m. PTA Meets Monday At Betz Elementary A program on "Growing With Your Child Physically" featuring Dr. Woodcock, a pe- diatrician, will be featured at Betz Elementary School Par- e'rt-Teeh, er Ass'n meeting Monday at 8 p. m. in the school gymnasium. Benefit Dance Set A benefit dance featuring popular and western swing music will be held Feb. 29 from 9 p. m. to 1 a. m. at Che- ney City Hall, sponsored by the Cheney Ranc:hers 4-H. Funds raised are used for camp and club expenses. Scout Gets Award Jerry Johnson was awarded the "God d Caun,try," award last Sunday at St. Paul's Epis- copal church as Boy Scouts at- tended services as a troop. eWEATHER max. min. pre. Feb 7 ........... . __.37 3'4 .06 Feb. 8 ................ 38 30 .00 Feb. 9 ................ 36 20 .00 Feb. 10 .............. 40 30 .18 Feb. 11 .............. 44 33 .00 Feb. 12 .............. 42 31 .00 Feb. 13 .............. 39 24 .00 thers; Ron BNelin,lwio Arrow, and Jerry Johnson, troop leader, accepted a certificate of merit from Dahl, given by the B' Nai' B'rth orgaeization for entering the display earnest. Johnson alvo  presented with the National Cmlig award for Troop 56 by assist- ant scounater James Hicks. To receive this award, at leat 50 per ct of the member- ship must ,have can, aped out 10 or more days during 1963. K. L. lcCall was elmirman of ,fle dinner wich was pro- :pared by .the Scout mothers. Mrs. M. A. Malme.'s camp fire group, Shu,Ko,Da, served ,and cleaned up in retributio for umng he Soat camp at Badger lake fro- t (mtin2s. One year .perfect adtendance award went to John Frost, Lefff Hedmtz, Heintz, Neal Hicks, Ron Nk, ol and Ed tSh. oge; ,two year, Dale Jordan; tee Yea r, Jerry John, san, Bill tIageIdn, Dan Salter and Dave Stllbarn, and four year, Jm Mogue. Service pins were given as follows: one ye', To Berg Trygg Hein, Leo MCI and Ed Swegle; tw year, Carl BieN, John Frost, Neat Hicks, Dale, Jorda,n, Ben Kirehf, Dale lcCall, Duke McKemzie and Ran Nivol. Three year, Bill I-Iagelin, Leiff Heintz,  Salter, Dave Stalflbarn and Tom W'ffield; four year, Jerry Jonson and Cuss Willlamson; five year, John Mon,gue and Steve Swegle arid six year, Richard Hagelin. LIONS CLUB FETES TOP OFFICIALS District offieecs of Cahe Lions club were special ,guests of the local club Wednesday ewming lot a dinner meetLng that fea- tured 00]ster steW, ..... Visiting officer included R. W. (Dony) D district governr of Coeur d'Alene; zone chairman Paul V. of Hillyard,  in--timbrel vounselor Jes Purdy of Sp kane. Amorrg the 35 presei wer guests from Spokane, EdwaH, Hlllyavd arm Coeur d'Alene Lions A final checkup on the cal- endar sales was made at the business meeting. President R. D. Tubbs annourgd that cal- endars earl still be obtained from any Lions dub member. Pix Thealre Offers 2 Shows IThis Weekend The Pix Theatre will run second shows Fri(hy and Sat- urday nigkt or tbase who wish to atend the Cheeolle basketball gme and Fire- man's Ball. The second shows wi start at 9:30 and let ot t 12:30 a. m. f0r those faced with baby sittirg problems either nigh The theater will nat close tm- til .all children are p'leked up. Featured will be "The Won- derful World of ,the Brothers Grimm," st-rmg Laurence Harvey, Buddy Hackett and Terry Thomas. "The Sporting Life," winner of the Iaternaliov, al Film Crit- ics award a.rd the 1963 Carmes Film Festival, will ply Sun- day through Tuesday. R is adult entertainmen with one show each evening starting at 7p.m. Flue Bug Hits Illness hit the Free Press ed- itorial staff  week and several news ,arUeles will no appear urtil next week's edi. tion. Amorrg them are the Cheney City Curtcil and the School Board stories which are normally covered by a report- er. A recap of both meeting-s will be carried next week. NEWCOMERS CLUB MEETS Faculty Wives Newcomers met recently :at the .home Mrs. Arden Berg. A very in- teresting .program on "land- seaping and gardening" wa presented by Mr. Adtph Krause of Krause's Nursery in Spokane.