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% :ARR "RAC1 ,NIES i )E D NE EDEB :REDI AYNE'.  NEED! AND . TO P rTkE )R FL 'N HOME PERRY REY )NE'$ tt CI / J$ O!1 CF B THE 68, Number 37 Road and Housing Worries School Board have arisen as to the proposed new lead-in to the college from a point near the branch aiad a mile northeast of Cheney and ,also concerning the of the 40 acres of d in the artheast earner of r.ecently purchased by Bob Wilson, local contractor. The from the Feb. 3 school board meeting minutes 7. acres of property ac- road east from the school site has been by Mr. Bob Wilson as a reiden- Eastern Washington College is seeking to hard surface road con- connecting Washn g- behind the Field wth Highway 10 near with Northern railway just o,rth OF Both these plans will some impact on the Reports were given re- these effects or can- by the board. Nories Enumerated  of concern regarding ghway are: (1) The pos- of its being ,adjacent . zmrth boundary of the site; (2) The kelihood . 6th Street m fron of hool would become an d. The items of concern Mrg the :housing develp- vcere: (1) The p0.ibility :ltiple family ousig from the school; (2) The Llity of a trailer court )ment across the street he p}ay area. ,her problem which may p in cormection with the ite is the possible open. p of Oakland street the school progerty, di- the site into two parts, atig an arterial street m ,the Betz elementary and the new Cheesy hool. ob Wilson Present Wilson was present and d with the board same thotrghts regarding po eve¢opmeat .in the tmu- m. No action was ake item, but the board re- tlat they be  in. : concerning all three Imbi avl ex- i considerable cnoern passa'bility OF Oakland being extended. h of Salesman Makes Debut .esday, Feb. 24 i ormanees of Ar. ler s Pultzer prize win- lay, "Death of a SaleS. opens Wednesday eve- eb. 24, at 8:15 in Sho- auditorium. )y Hinze, EWSC eetur- aama, ,is directm" of the 'hich will be preeted w consecutive evenings. story of the Loman faro- be portrayed in part by ;tubers of the EWSC fac- )r. tIarold K. Stevens, an of the EWSC depart- ff drama, will be in the de of Wi.e Loman, and 1tic Colnes, EWSC in- r in mime, is the son, rues B. Miekekson, CAm- ille m the east. 15 Traffic Counts Heard Past Week In Cheney Courts There were 11 traffic cascs handled in Justice of the Peace Jack Crabb's court the pant two weeks, six of them beAn:g speed- ing charges. In addition there were four traffic cases in po- lice court plus several fines for parking in the vicinity of the college. Police Court Timothy Merriman foeited a $29 bond for afive %o yield right of way resulting in acci- dent. Howard Marsh and Bar- barn Marsh each paid $12 on the same charge. Rudy Betz paid a $17 fine or speeding. A,H drivers are from Ch, eney. Justice Court a, ck LiddeH, Michael W. Aiken, Ted Canning and Ran- dall Liddell, M1 of Cheney, were fined $10 on speeding charges. Consuelo AtabelO of Kent, Wash., and Raymond Lokkebo of Pasco each for- feted $12 on soeeding charg- es, Dean Swegle, Cbeney, paid $16 for speed and expired op- erator's license. Improper passing cost Gor- don latt of Gem, Idaho, a $16 fine and Richard Weigel, Che- nay, $11. Joan Strohmier, Che- ney, forfeited a $29 bond for negligent driving and I4ley Buck, also Cheney, was fined $11 for having defective brakes. Cheney Schools 00[an Citizens' 00dvisory Commiflee On, Wed.esday, Feb. 10, a group f citizens from every corer of the Cheney scttool district met to ph,n the forma- on of a tizes' advisory Prese were Mrs. Marie Ad- ams of Surset, Dick Getrum, Miarsha. area; Mrs. Pattersm Wtmlsor; IVtrs. Ellen Heeanazm, Garden ; Mrs.  Lambert, Amber Mr. John Ham, Tyler; Mrs. Iathryn Holloway, Esao; Dr. Mike Miler, Four Lakes ,Ms. Margaret Wiield, C%e- ney; Kent Sooy and Dick Camp from the south part of the district. T Meet Feb. 24 Pl, ans were developed for a meeting of the full advisory committee on Wednesday, Feb. 24, in he diStrict beard room. At lt "time plans will 'be set aich will uide the committee in the study of dict's edu- cxtional needs, school f, school sites, buildings anl Church Had ent, school b irons- _ , _ -- Ipaz*ationandoperatn .n vmt ong ]nd achievement. A specific |atory Strike Iprob]em the com.'ttee will be lasked to consider immedite.zy italian Apprentice Da-  is ,the D',g ftmd kwy to be |Church, son of bit mad [ ItmM March 16. This levy vutd rd A. Church of "Med-I raise $116,000  the purchase |KS, participated in theof £urniture and equipmt for ory.air strike operations the new igh school, to develop [agmnst N(th Viet Nam grassed playgrounds a each e .rng aboard the air- of the six schools in the dis- rr!r USS Hancock, op- trict, to buiM a new foot ba,l.l | wi.'th the U. S. Seventh ield anti track tt the. high In the South Cha sea. school, and to purchase two | aircraCt took off from dition, M school 'buses to irons- ]craft carriers USS Ran- port eighth graders from Wind- Sea and Hancock. Of .s and Sunset schools in to the aircraft, 49 attacked barracks and stag- near Dong Hoi abot north of the border South and North Viet seeing heavy smoke and substan- to military, targets i 3 Grandmother club will re meeting on Feb. 25, t the home Willln Lee. A 1 p. m. will be served and bus- max. min. pre. ................ 32 22 .00 ................ 36 32 .00 ................ 43 27 .00 ................ 35 24 .00 ................ 36 33 .00 ................ 40 37 .21 ................ 52 35 trc. junker high school when it opens in the fall of 1966. PIXTO SCREEN SUNDAY, MONDAY HOLIDAY SHOWS A .hilarious ,comedy for the entire fa:m'fly heads the dvuble now shewing tlwough Sat- urday evening at the Pix Thea-i tre. It is "Goad Neighbor Sam," starring Jack Lemon and sev- eral new stars. On the same bill is "Thirteen Frightened Girls." The Iocal theater is a,lso put- ting on a .special holiday bill. with shows 'at 7:30 Sunday eve- ning and ao at 5 and 7:30 Monday evening, Washin,gton's birthday. This show is "The New Interns," a sequel to "The Interns." Reguhr admission prices, wil A prevail__ Free Press vcant ads sell. WEEKLY NEWSPAPER Cheney, SERVING S/OUTHWEST SPOK ANE r Washington. lriday , Fehrtmry 19, 1965 r READY FOR FIREMEN'S BALL  The an- nual benefit ball for the Cheney volunteer fire department, a long standing local tradi- tion, will be held at the city hall this Satur- day evening, Feb. 20. This picture shows most of the members. Front row: Bert Conrath, Jim Burner, Jim Fischer, Bob Harvey, Carl Hair, Chuck Shepard, George Fossum. Second row: Elmer Luiten, Bill Calvert, Harvey Rupp, Art Unnamed 'Girlie' in Chorus Is Identified The big mystery has been solved. The unnamed chorus "Girl" in the picture of part of the chorus line in the "Vamping Babies of 1929" home talent show put on in Cheney was L. H. Thornburg, manual arts teacher at Che-  Bean, Pete Montague, Harold Crawford, John Kaegle, John Davis. Third row: Roger Zim- merman, Don Smith, Joe Jerue, Coy Smith, :lEImo Bartlett, Dwayne Paul, Orval Tiedt, Lil- lard Corbit, Cecil Chariton, Harold Toohey, Fred Steiner, and on truck is Dave Tareski. .:Ray Steiner, Wayne Fifield, Scotty McBroom, yGerald Anderson, Harvey McQuarrie and Deve Harris, not in picture). Famous Woodwind Quintet WilIPlay Here Wedtmday The Musical AX Woodwind Quintet, which .l pefmaned extensively a co, and un- iversities m the idest and IMMUNIZATIONS HERE TUESDAY An immunization clinic will be held at the Cheney pre-schol center in the American Legion hall at 9:30 a. m. Tuesday, Feb. 23. for Salk vaccine, polio is available for infants, chil- dren and adu|ts; the diph- theria-whooping €ough-tetan. us for infants beginning at in New England,  preent ney high school, a Chamber Serie program at To John Van Brunt, long the college WY eve- six months and children time Cheney resident and a n;ing, Feb. 24. Theanl wiM I through three years of age; member of the cast of "char- start at 8:15 in't: Iff of l the diphtheria-tetanus for acters" c the show, goes the Sciences auditorflz on the children four years and over, credit for positive identifi- EWSC campus. Amited n1m-] with boosters for those of cation• The old photo was in bar OF tickets wlL be vaihble high school ag and for ad- last week's Free Press. at the door. I ults. Smallpox vaccinations Highly Prait Group I also will be given. . A charge of 50 cents per CHAMBER MEETS In a hort tin  up t llodi wiil be made on the po. I1 IY"r TU II DCrAV ] has gained an ou  rep. io inoculations to help cover ,----.,,v. ]utation among J ie nberl thecest OF the Salkveccine. The next regular mee "ring of I ms!awTogrt! ' hl tl[ the Cheney Camber of Corn-1;. ;  in 957 by[_ .. merce win start at 6:30 p. m.  Robe.rt.Harga l}d of  l MaY fl hm'sday, Feb. 25, at  Fire- I musa  'BaI ,a| si4e Care. TeaOmws OMlge, Mke, Ird., logvam Chairmn Pete Smith hts ammunced tt the effects of the curesnt Ivev shortage wi be  with a guest speaker to be anounc. ed hter. The public is awys wel- come to attend Chancy Cam- ber meetings aend ,any individ- u,al of good standing may be- come .an inliidal member upon payment of the $5 yearly: dues. High School PTA Now Raising Funds The Oheney .high school P- TA members are selling ek- ets on a side ,of beef to be cut and wrapped to the winner's specifications .and also as a second prize, a transistor radio. Proceeds wll be used to buy instructional ,aids ,and class- re, an supplies not included i,n the bond .issue for the new high school buiMing. Winners will be named at the next PTA meeth at 8 p. m. Wededay, March 3, at the high schd. Also on the pro- gram Will be a demonstration by the gymnastics class and election of officers for the next year. All board members are .asked to attend the executive board meeting at 8 p. m. Tlurs- ' day, Feb. 25, in the high school., they are in resive, they Ime made numeres- cert rs. Tire quintet kas piolmered orsginai wor written frit by conte Ameri coors, including the world premmre of a quintet by Rob- ert Sherman, a ,graduate of the Eastmam School of Music wlm studied composition with Ber- nard Rogers. At Brandeis Um- versRy they gave the irst per- formarme of Irving Fine's 'Too- manza," which was then still unpublished. Charlie Churchwell Summoned by Death Mr. and Mrs. James Church- well received ward Wedaesday morning of tim death of his oun, gest brother Charlie in Se- attle o4owing a severe attack of flu. The Churchwe41s plan to attend the ftmerl at Plains, Mont., Saturday afternoon. He wiU be lm'ed next to ,his pox- ents :in the family gra¢eyard. Oharlie Ohxhvl was the yotmgest of 12 chiMren and James is the edest. REBEKAH CLUB The DWYC club of te Re- bekahs  meet on Wednes- day aftexnoon, Feb. 24, at the home of Mrs. J. M. Grein for dessert and ,business meeting. College Students Pick Wood President John T. Wood, Seat- tle, was chosen Wed- nesday night to serve as the student body president at Eastern Washington State Col. lege during the 1965.66 academic year. Wood was given 740 votes to Roger Schieldahl's 601. There are 3020 full time students enrolled and eligible to vote. Wood, who will as- sume his new post in September, is current. ly a junior student at the Cheney institution• He is majoring in po- litical science. All others elected to student body offices were from Spokane. They include William K. Williams, executive vice president; Gerald T. Sullivan, activities vice president; Karen M. Carter, Rt. 3, Spo- kane, secretary, and Edward D. Chandler, treasurer. Job i. Washin¢on Dm Mertir Jr., son of e ate ibrmer gover- nor OF WashingtOn, .is reported to he pmi on resigning his ob as U. & undersecretary of cocnmerce for tron after ,heving served four years. Martin has disclvsed that he wants t return to Southern California Where he has exten- sive auxnobile gency and real estate interests. . Appointed early n President Kennedy s tenure, Den Martin was reared in Cheey and in 1933 joined the family fl)ur maufaettring business, the F. M.,M Grain and Milling Co., rmw owned by the NaCdon- al Biscuit comyany. gelief Corps Again Offers Citizenship Certificate & $100 The Gnerei George Wright Woman's Rel Carps No. 8, G. A. R. axilimT, is lappy to ,announce tha or-e ,again a $100 Citizenship award certif- icate will be gran/ted to a Ce- ney hh sdmol senior {or outs service rendered to the school and community. This award is to r the education of the studert and I may be used in,a  of the I sttlent's choice. A senior i may ,apply for the aard ,ad , obtain ,an ,ag#:i, oatio farm .his se_or ehss advise. Applications must be filled mt and filed with the scholar- ship mhailanan, Mrs. Elmer 1Vmrsh, 6 W. Third St., Oheney, by midnight, March 20. Titicum Club Sets Museum Tea Dates Tilicum d, ub departments win act as hostess groups at the open house silver tea and visi- tation at the historical museum on March 4 ad 5, School clas- ses have been ,a,signed Thrs- dh+ to come .at class periods; clubs on Friday, lrch 5, with !American Home at 10 a. m. Evening Literary and A{t- noon IAtevary at 11 a. m.; Handicraft at 2 p. m.; Fine Arts department at 3 p. m, arm Interrmtional Educatian at 1 p. m. Pioneer members are serving at the refreshments and presiding at the gistra- tion table. The tughet part af l,ties is to satisfy the voter without giving him wht he wants. Single Copy 16 Centre Good Attendance Expected For Annual Soil Dist. Meet Henry Roberts, president of the Grange Mutual IMe com- pany, Nampa, Idalo, will he the featured speaker of the Suth- west Spolane Soil & W, ater Cnervation strict annual meet. ing Friday, Feb. 26. Jerold Betz, district chairman, that Roberts' with assistance from h£s wife Adda, wffi tesent an hour shde talk rlating their experiences as eaders OF a Peopte-To-People tour in the Near East. Countries vited irmludecl Wm. H. Monk Dies J,ordan,, Greece and Italy. The Roberts also visited Spa and On 85th Bilhday; Portugal. Primitive Methods Used Wa Early Settler .,o 'S farming is quite differen in those countries from wat it is William Henry Monk died in America. Usually the farms Sunday, Feb. 14, n his 85th are vary smu!l. A great del birthday at a Spokme nuts- of the work is dne with hu- ing home Wlere he was con- manpower. Some farwmrs have fined .after a recent illness. He ox teams and there are ve lived at the Chancy ursing few trators. hme for five years. He was The l%oberts famed or ,born Feb. 14, 1880 near Tpton, may yar in Was ad Iowa, the youngest of 10 ehii- Oregon, ,and retired in 1950, dren barn to John Hen and but still retain farming inter- Mrs. Miranda Monk. ests at Waitsurg, Wa., Most of the Monk family Pilot Rock, Ore. FoDowiv re- came to Waghinglxm, settling tirement the Roberts haw on ,a hrm  Tyler when traveled extensively in Bumps, Will was about 16 yem d. Mexiac,  mad the UnR- The Samily first built a  ed Sate log cabin ,avid then a perman- On National Commiflee en +home. Will became  mem- ber of the Meillm(Ikst dmrch i Mr. lberts has been select- a rural eamurdty at Roekdale. ed as a member of the Natima- Here he sang d took pat in fl Grange oomnittee for the many programs. Grange een in 1967. Moved to Ritzville Mrs. Roberts is a trave n- Later the Monk inily suI4mt with the Grge Travel moved €o eaey. Wit1 a Service +n Seattle• Leme Harris were u in Betz stad the mee wll marriage ,and lived in Cheesy begin at 9:30 a. m.  the Che- until they moved to Ritzvie. ney city hall. Several other He then was in partnership interesthg speakers o var- iants fields of agriture are with a hardware mma far many yeaxs. Ret  Chancy, he listed on the program. 'he worked in an ice plant and for public /s invited," commented the state highway. He w a Betz, "and there  'be a flue member of the city 1 par;cake and hm feed at noon. team for many years. Will  jointly by the Ore- played the cornet and  ny Grai Growers -d the the p in an orcera e 41taict." ducted by Leaf Harris, : Monk's £athex. • MARgETS Many Survivors He is mwvivl by kis wie, Leme; tw neqews Met Mok f Otympia M.  Tharpe  Mra Chemy. Darut f Spokme; Mrs. J&e0000e of we- + n' riet a  I-I of ey; 11 grand  azd neptmws. To insm'e evmTday usef The funeral, serviee were seat belts why not ve a "Ii. hekl at 11 a. m. Wy, ed sign on the dash sas, ing Feb. 17, from the .Memorial "pieae fasten seat be]tg' like chapel ,at the Jerue Funeral they do on ? You Home, Cheney, The Reverend .could go a step tktrther by us- Hyvard Pitts officad mid in- mg an electric ,hookup where- terment was in the Spolmne by your ignition won't turn on Morl Gardevs. until they are fastened . . . One of the gentlem in vt- BAND CONCERT IS ing at the barbershop recited ths little "One for the SET NEXT FRIDAY poem: money, two for the show, 'how The Ceey high school band much lower can necklines o?" will present a concert on Fri .... We see the dctars have day night, Feb. 26, at 8 o'clock sot of swailewed their ethicol in the auditorium. Featured on objectiors x) .adve..They the program will be the first are ow busmg ad space m na- performance of a comFosion timal magazines to fight off written by the director, Her- Mediem-e... Some truck vn- old Harvey, and dedicated to er in Newport is comsing pea- the Cheney high school band. Plers merely by chanlag let. Harolkt Harvey, music di- aaxamd on he £roRt of rect, sam 'he is highly #eased the lmod mm F-O-R-D to with the results of band con- D-O,R-F... One af aur under- cet adv ad pbMiy cover men saw upt.  Riggs in *he Free Press, these events about to get ito a ,kmKm- but drmviIg good atteadmme "m somemae clue's ear late Tues, each vae. day 'af . • . Sns a stealifiy but steady U. 8. dis- . The K & K cle. [Holmes to Attend trvs, pha out rnamed ]Hardware Meeting bombers, dosing many mUi. tory insiallation avid w ces- Norval Holmes, rner of sathon of buFing urmm ore Holmes H+avdware, regorts tlmt • . . Orm of Park's scan- he wi attend the "Home orm'es lungs: Outgo toda to Tow Hardware" mmual con. equal income... Wmlder vention and me show many presen day Oheneyites in Portland Feb. 21, 22, 23. notice tha center srip of pay- Mr. Holmes states at he ing on College (Normal.. ave- will study hundreds of po- hue between 1st and 2nd ducts, many ,of them new, in streets and remember it was order to supply the citizgm of id to compensate for the re- this community a better vat-moral )f rils of the old Spo- iety of their homeware, n needs, kane electric raihvay whose The product and application depot ws the present Cheoz knowledge to be gained at this rest home . . . Heard at the years show will be available, funeral OF an otd friend in our Mr. Holmes says. town: "A good ma leaveth a good irrheritar, ce to his chit- Local Trap Teams dren's children" . . . The Queer Duck says there's a dif. Do Well on Sunday terence in being satisfied anti The Amber-Sprague tin,p- onten%ed. "If you are sfied sht team, m)w tied wih Che- the legislators are dragging out lan-Wenatclme for fourth place the on partly to make that in the telephonic tourney, !$40 a 4ay beard and room ex- turned in another perfect 100 score ,last Sunday. Mike Mielke, Ivan Calvert, Bts Earlsort and Ken Sooy each shot 25's. The Chancy-Medical Lake team scored a 95 lt Sunday with John Davis scorin 25, Jake Heiyt 24, Lloyd Hollo. day, Bob Wetherill, Ernie Tro- del and Adoiphe Smith, 23 ech. The Amberpmgue team had 46 skooters out and Che- ney.Medical Dake 22. pense money ast s I as possible, wouM you be contempt, ed?" . . . A let two present + ues t the Ceney rest me, the old electric line de- pc% will remember those days . Ethel Ryan and Ray Bal- Bnger . . . One salutary effect of the bembiag of North Viet Nam is the cacelti(m o{ the Russia-United States ex- ge of visits... but this cotumn is pretty long axed windy: So long. = ++ • i ¸