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68, Number 38 THE WEEKLY NEWS P A P E R Cheney, SERVING SOUTHWE ST S PO KAN E Washington, Friday, February 26, 1965 COUNTY Maier Picked issi0n in Army :eney senior in the Re- Training Corps E. Maiev, who was ear- as a dieting- military student, has for alpeintment ned officer in army. Basis Explained Edgar R. Fenstema- commanding officer of ROTC, said selec- distinguished military is based on his over- 1st Buttercup Came In On February 3rd The Free Press learned rather belatedly this week that the first buttercup of the season was brought in by Jimmy Wilcox of Four Lakes on Feb. 3 and the sec- ond one by Tena Stieff of route 3, Cheney on Feb. 9. For being the first boy and girl bringing in these little heralds of spring Chet John- son of Chet's Flower Shop awarded them $2.50 cash each. Since the kids are still bringing them in to the Che- nay Newsstand, Chat has purchased two boxes of can. dy bars as consolation prizes for late comers. standing, his ret- within the ROTC and Iris Performance Ft. Lewis. characteristics leadership potenti, al, and desire are can- Honor Attached program is de- produce .reserve corn- officers, Lt. CI. said. The regu- commission is desired contempling a career. The distin- student is eo- one of tire outstanding .his particular aca- t.s the son of Mr. and E. Maier, 720 ClOver ioring in psychol- /Public Is Invited to Museum Open House March 4 & 5 Will Sing Opera Here Mar. 3 Opera tm- be presented or the consecutive year by Artist Series in a l Wedesd, ay, March 3, in Slmwater auditor- the Presentation ,Fledernmus," the in ehree acts by Jr. which ampay, on is a0s tle United present, the opera 'as "The Bat." The version is by guh Martin. Last Year "Cossi fan tutte" comic opera, uder title of "Wom- ke That," was he pro- of the Canadian Op- in the series, orLe of the largest appreciative crowds will begha at A limited number will be avafla, ble at EXPECTED :D SESSION Spokane Soil mad district of. pan all completed for nother interest-j anmal meeting to- Choney city ,hall It will start at 9:3'0 be a free lzam and a noon span- by the district Grain Cd'owers, 'r hi gh.ght on the will ,be the one hour and travelog on, the put on by Mr. 'and lberts. This part will begin at Enters Progarm students have to the profes- ucation program at State Col- are Nancy M. Smith, *f Mr. Oliver Smith, B. George, eourt, and Ralph ,son of Dr. and Mrs. Gamon, 10 W. 6th a sophomore, is in language arts; a sop,homvre, is a and Gamon is a in health and [ETATION CLASS 2 PROGRAMS interpretation class Alice Moe at the give two separate at 10:30 a. m. 5, and Monday, hall audi- o admission charge. CHAMPION A LEAGUE WRESTLERS. Here man, Butch McBan. Second raw: Tom Showal. you see Coach Eldon Engel and his Chancy tar, Renny Koch, Frank Regains, Pat Snapp, high school wrestling team which had a per- Terry Konrad, Richard Comstock, Keith Koch. fect 10-0 league record and a 12-6 overall Third row: David Wooldridge, manager, Roger loPrepar.ations, for the o i score during the past season. First row, I-r Chrlstianson, Mike Snapp, Barry Herren, Paul tse at me Cneney ho6toica] I Allan Scctt, Rick Miller, Mike Rattray, Vern Sibley, Garry Reuppel, Darrell Phillipson and museum ;have been completed j Scot, Bill Purvis, Bill McMillan, John Dite. coach Eldon Engel. no the Tilicum club ,has sent] mvi,atioins to clubs and third ] g /W haP O'y crane seuaents to visit March[L0cai St[ , Ancient E from Wiudenls n 4 and 5 from 10 a. m. to 5 p. Red China Sampled or raver m. A silver team and coffee is In Art C0mpehli0n A, The MaltShop /Set Fnday, March S rheumatism research, which is ,a 'state 1arid ratloal project of Cheney high school and the There was more than the women's clubs. AH interest- ed men and women of the com- munity ,are invited to visit the museum in the junior high school buldng ower level where the museum committee and club members w wel- come all visitors and explain the 400 items on exhibition. Spokane guests will come on Friday morning ,and are the N. E. district president and Spo- kane Women's club menbers. TWO GUN CLUBS MAKE 99 SCORES The Charley:Medical Lake and Amberprague trapsht teams both did very wetl a,gam in let Sunday's events, each scorirg 99. With a tourney .score  592, Al_e ts now tied with Chelm-Werm. chee for fom'th place in the In- hnd Empire tourrmment. Che- nay-Medical Lake was in 20th place amorg the 50 teams en- tered. High shooters for the local club were V. H, ambleton, IAoyd HoIhd,a Skip oI]y with 25' an and Bill Weatherill with 24. There were 35 slmoters out and he day ws cool and cl,ondy. sTOp score for Amber- prague were Ivan Oalvert, Gerte BMdwin and Fred Sooy 25 and Ralph Doerschlag, Nel- son Cordill and Gene Kaplin 24. Forty-eight shooters turned out ,and the weather was ckmdy with little wind. Other Local Scores Other Cheney-Medical Lake scores: John Davis, Gone Reb- inett and Ike Ledbetter 23; Ted Edgett, James Durmaer, Bill Bernard, Bob Weatheri]t, Del McConnell, Erne Trod el and Jim Johnson 22; C. W. Booth, Jake Heydt, Bob Simp- son, Danny Nekson, Jack Bear, Del &illiam 'md Terry Tucek 21. Bob Weatherill arm Teary Tucek won he buddy miss & out event at he Cheney range and in the han,cap shoot Del McCormell shot a 25, Lloyd ttoachy 24, Dick Ash and Ernie Trodel 21, Jim Jotm- son 19 and Terry Tueek 16. Chas. Rogers Rite Tuesda), in Spokane Furmral services were held a t 2:0 p. m. Teusday at Thorn- hill-Geraghy funeral home for Charles Rogers, who died Sat- urday at a Spokane rest [rome. Born at Sprague, he lived in Cbewelah ,and Spokane for many years. He leaves a son Kemeth ,at Chewela.h; three grandsons and two great grandsons; one brother John Rogers of Spo- kane, nephews Paul and Rob- art Rogers of Chancy, ,and also several nieces and other neph- ews. Paul and Robert Rogers and families of Cheney attended the services. Burial was at Greenwood cemetery, Spokane. NAVY MAN PROMOTED Richard VanVleck has been )renoted to full lieutenant in the U. S. Navy. Lt. and Mrs. Va, nVleek (Barbara MeKay) are at Puerto Rico, where ke has been stationed over two years. Mrs. VanVleek is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce MeKay of Route 1. Betz elementary school a,re rep- resented in the 1965 Regional Sctmhstic Art Awards Exhibi- tion held urtil M, arch 6 at Fred- erick and Nelson in Seattle Thirty jurors selected 'approx- imately 500 pieces from the 63,000 student entries Washington public so,heels. Of the 11 students works were selected. Two blue ribbon (Key I.ast) finalists are high school students &aft But- ler for an ink drawing 'and Car- ter Renner for an oil crayon bmwing. Trese two works wilt e sen/t to New York City and will be judged for aeceY0a, rme in the National Seho.lastic Awards Exbdbifion. Gall Butler received two other Gold Key awards West) rand an h, anora,bte tmn. Other high  tu- detts to receive le monti.ons are Dan tfamhan, two pmces, and Patricia Eam. enough to go around,when Eddie Betz "opened and served samples of a Chinese duck egg, reputedly 1000 years old, in a h at the air Shop Tuesday'forenoon. The egg from. Red China was a present to Betz from his and Frank B unker's elk hunting partnei. Bernard Thorn, Honolulu Chinese sporting goods dealer. It was brought back frem the is- lands by Bunker. A[o sampling the deli- .acy', which had  jellied aarK amber white" part and a rather grayish green yolk, were Norm Hove, Ernie Ges- chke and Freema Frost, the latter throwing Ution to the winds in taki,he prof. fered first bite: el other specators poht" de|ined all invitations to pertoke. In feet, there may still be come left if you're interested. uteRI, ,one. Betz elementary ei'lh Equipment Company grade students to receive on- Auction Announced orble memions for prints were Kevin Brooks, John An adveaLsement Seg'le and Bob Gaertz. in toda's Free Pre - apgears Y  rmaunc. mf the complete d'slaersal of Do-it-yourself Car the .stack of the D.aenport quipment company. The sale, Wash to Open Soon to .be cried by Auctioneer Wes Cheney will soon have a will sort a't 9:30 a. m. four bay do-it-yourelf car ]Vrch l, at Daven- wash. Clark Cole of Medical Lake expected to start construe. tion of the plant on the high. way and Cocolalla street, across from Gibson's market, some time this week and hopes to open for business within one month. Customers pay 25c for use of facilities to wash their cars. I) MARgETS port. A free lunch will be served at noon by Loren Ford, owner of the Irterrational dealer- ship. New Barbershop Is Open for Business Lou Caleaterra, who has op- erated a barbershop in Spokane valley for several years hs opened a shop in the former Safeway building. Leu says ,he moved his shop here chiefly Soft White, bushe,1 ............ $1.32 because he :and his wife like Fhite Club, bushel ............ 1.32 Cheney. They are looking for a Barley, ton ................... $42.50 house in which to take up res- eats, ton ........................ $43.50 idatce. See his ad in today's All Tlmrsday qu,otatios FOB Firee Press or a special opan- Chonrey. in*g offer ,on haircuts. THOUSAND YEAR OLD EGGEddie Betz is shown here cleaning the mud coating off the ancient duck egg from Red China brought back from Hawaii by Frank Bunker as a gift from the men's elk hunting friend, Bernard Thom, a Chinese sporting goods dealer in Honolulu. The egg had been coated with about one-eighth inch thick mud cc.vering and had only a slightly sulphurih taste. The normally white part had turned to a dark amber of iello consistency and the yolk was a sort of grayish green. Others sampling the Chinese dellcacy were Frank Bunker, Norm Hove, Ernie Geschke and Freeman Frost. See story elsewhere in this issue. Woki dy of pryer service will be held at the Nazarene clmrch at 2 p. m. on Fiday, March 5. This day is pm'tici- ale,d in by women of the Pro- ant and 0vthodox cormnun- mn round he world, (moss. ir:g d, enminaiona.l, racial and curM lines to pray for the needs ,of the world. For over 75 years women have joined together an this day usirg basically the same service in each geup. Offer- ings taken at hese services are used far continuing projects such as supgrt of 12 women,s college in Africa, India, Pakis, m, Japml, Kraa, Hog and Taiwan and for the t . .throu,gh the Hae Roy. George Nichols will be RthssSPeaker nd .Mr,. D'omld is  f the gram. MI, F. J. S'mdel is president of the ng group, United Ohm'ch Women of Olmney. Mrs. Ross  Mrs, davl.hegg are attending a two- y eadersip crene of the Unitl Church Women this week in Egenburg. FFA Week.Being Observed on Cheney Charley chapter Future Far- mers of America this week ob- served national FFA week, the theme of WhiCh is "Agricul- ture, Our American Herige." The boys will undertake a cam- paign to inform the public of the FFA's purpose to prepare today's gricuturally minded young men of the growing op- portunities in the agricultural industry. Some of the activities of the local clmpter: Parliamentary pvocedare contest,  and livestock judging, pu,blie speak- ing conCests, anal' parent- son banquets, Chancy livestock sPmw, Junior livestock show, participation in .the TV "Ru- ral Life Parade" pgrams, etc. Faculty adviser of the 42 member ocal Chapter is Charles E. Packard .ad new ,officers ,are: Lee Witlarns, pre iden; John lVfontague, vice president; Rex Harke, trees, urer; Mill McMilhn, sentinel, ,arm Jim Patterson, reporter. Van Patten Brother And Wife Died Two Days Apart, Seattle Word tins been received here of the death, two days apart in he same Seattle rest home, of Herberrt T. Van Patten, 91, and his wife Ge,rgina, 87, on Feb. 9. Cremation followed the funeral service in Seattle. The couple had been mar- ried 68 years. Mr. Van Patten was a broth- er of L. C. Van Patten, former lo.ngtime Chancy resident now living in Bel.mort, Oa'lff.; a son, Theron C. in Seattle and two grandchildren. @WEATHER max. min. pre.! Feb. 18 ................ 53 35 .00 Feb. 19 ................ 51 34 .00 Feb. 20 ................ 43 30 .00 Fb. 21 ................ g 25 .00 Feb. 22 ................ 25 .00 Feb. 23 ................ 42 27 .00 Feb. 24 ................ 43 31 .00 We want your local news Single Copy I0 Cent,- Vacation of Columbia St. Completed by City Council In ,a shorter than usual session Tuesday evening tl week the Crrertey city cou passed ordinance No. F-47 providkng for the vacation of Columbia street from Third to Fourth streets. This action, which makes complete the vacation of Co lumbia street from the highway north, was implemented by the council itself. Hig! School Conceal Tonight Promises Fine Enterlainmenl Gheney high sch, ool wi. pre- sent the barM in concert to- ni'ht at 8 o'clock in the high sclmol ,auditorium. Included witl be several major b,_nd numbers, a number of lighter pieces and several marches. Faured On, the PVOtlm will be the "Coneertmo fo Woodwind Quintet and Band" Hearing on College Petition A hearirg was hem on the college's petition fro- the vac, a. io  of F street from 9th to Washington ,and 10th street from F to Elm. Dressler hall, the larger new round tower men's dormitory wifl be built n the triangle at zn and Washington. The Cllege would have to a sume responsbty for snow removal .but the city wifl ave to discuss the matters off fire protection, wer atd seaver aecessibty for  equipment and other items with lhe eel- 1ego people.  no citizen 'appeared at the  for or ;_ Neon Izng. The role qun- et the  eopom4, znemles Sandi Yoder, flute; i ?Et. Lewis, boe; Berta Vafftl, i the hearirtg ws conceded and aetm pastlmned until the cmrmet; Lmda Gray, Freneh]bov e nmtters we ironed out ttorn; and h& Biehl, bassoon. with college auhSoeea T'bs wilt be. the first pe. oe ?f ,this nmjor work far ' Suit Being Settled =n m thi area. The smt of oebe Ao feattml will be the 14 coa_tractar on the vimmi .member "Bekhawk" se. ,pool .comtruction job, vems bad, ho will Performseverl m e set, led by (mpro. moaern jazz 'arrarenet [ tulsa, ,me ciW payg $150 to Varied Pregram --" I s.'.Mr. Hiller. The city 'had The Pgram ; a  .n- I wiLl}held $1600 from t ......... =" : . -" "LYw:: / coraetor, Gk)elmls, which now ,.uzlnlNrbre lyl  WOO(I_ I 11 Na ,-,;,4 ,,,e,. r*.. ,..- Prelude d F,.. -  '-22"Y * ' "  .zy u. b,, eanB2_g-:=-, " ,,,t- ..for so n inv l stua- .... .a, tluntngtown tzo and okays the . Ball, Respi, ghi; The Mullan Trail, Harold I-Iarvey; Coneer- tirm far Woodwind Quintet and Bard, Long; Prehide to Revel- ry, Jacob,. htermission: "Blackhawk" age band selectin; Worm Events Maxch, Zamecnik; Sara. band, Debtssy; Pavmme, Gould; Waltz (.from Elgerte d(egi'), Tsetmilwsky; Voo- oo interlude, Davis;  of the Olympians, Walker & . to The, ,tyl  looking ,vard more pe_nt this ,prmg meludin ar a ey wl eor6ete far a hl- for six e(mseeutive tleviar racing. There is no ,high school in he SpoLarm area that made a better record in reee ears. Proceeds irom the concet 11 help defray entry fees for le vavioas festivals and music events. FIREMEN'S BALL DREW BIG CROWD Jim (the mailman) Varner oP,bhcty ch 'for the oeney fire ,department, ld 00ree Wed0000y z me annum  held at the city hl last Satttrday eve- nin was a great success. Peo. The council. u Supt. Roy tnsen to attead the Nest Ptrhlie Powe ass elation eonveatkm at Partlmxl on March 10 mad 11. Among h notables attendta2g will Leo T.nls, lmmident of the Zn, Power & IAght ooop. afire end vice Imsident of te NWPP assoeimion. Pix Theatre Menu t I. the louSe amtur te Pix tre,  week. end, Tim Time  will etm, t at 7:40 and Beach at 9 p. m., out at 10:50, ; There will be no lhmdy how. :Seen n' Heard Wellsi, comes now tim "Lie to ack our brains fr te celltn,y that nmkes up .scarmla] column... I, ot gar- age nmcia.anic tom us a womaa driver came in the other day and aked him to fix r mo- tor. Said she, "Every time I go up ,hill I grind my valves" e' . . W re lmppy to ,hear that David L. Kk, our journ. teacher t North Central bAgh so many years ago, won the ple kept coming *mad going a pricip editorial award o eveng, thus allowing /or a the Freedoms Foundation for larger attendance, his Chronicle editorMl, "Old Varner said a complete re- port on the income will be made in next week's Free Press. He said the firemen greasy ,appreciate the wnder- ful support given them for t,hs a,rmal event. DEPT. RESPONDS TO WED. ALARM TwenCy-two firemen respand. ed to an  at 7:55 Wedes- day eveuirg and qmcMy at- tended to a chinm fire at the Christine Elrod home at 28 North 8th street. Smoke was removed from the living room by ejector fazes. Miss Elrod call. ed in the ahrm promptly. "We would .much rather be ealed at the first suspicion af fire than to be called too late," said Fire Chief Cecil Charlton. "Atl four trucks gt the city sta- tion :respond to eve.ry Marm as it is easier to send unneed- ed equ, ipment back than not to have what we need on the :first call. CHENEY HOT LUNCH March 1 -- Sloppy Joe's but- tared spirmch, cheese cube, ap- ple crunch. March 2  B,arbeeued hash, frozen peas, cabbage-pineap- ple-marshmallow s.lad, alple- sauce bread. March 3  Chili, buttered carrots, sweet roils, chilled peaches. March 4  Creamed turkey over fluffy rice, perfection salad, green beans, chuck wa- gon bread, peune crunch. March 5  Tuna-noodle eas- ,sevele, frozen peas, tossed salad, haki,rg powder biscuits, 'applesauce. Free Press want ads sell. Glory StazM for .4l Things Americans Hold Der" ... "Doe" W. R. Bexnrd, ong time Chancy dentist, rmw re- tired, ,dr in to say tmllo Tuesd_y. They say he ltas the slmvpest rnnory of anyone when it comes to retll oM time fcts about Ceney . Ym can't tell yet hat we'll do about Viet Nam but yu can be sure of one thing: it will be the wrong thing, thanks to the advice of Peaoe Doves in the Sate Dept. and the dou'bledome Whitehouse ,advisers... The advice of ca- reer military men definite is not wanted an more... The Old Queer Duck, who was once on he ,road himself, says that they make a lot of jokes baut traveling men, but you will no- tice thedr wives always want ix) krow when to expect them h'ome... It would be nice if the Cheney community mu- seu.m could be loused down- town for better pbic enjoy- ment. Might hetp brin people ,' this way when the highway goes around us, too . . . Our compliments go this week to Mrs. Warren Gordon for that tsty round Ioaf of ,home made broad, to Eddie Scheeter o4 Lind, Ella Frost's brother, fo that delicious .metwurst sau- sage and to Eddie Huber for the samples of that very good liver arm head cheese say, age .. There may be a few tastes left of that ,ancient Chinese egg down at ,the Malt Shop iff the young gel waitress hasn't already finished it . . . Read the 29 years ago department today for a couple of Seen n' Heard items fted out off the 1936 Free Press... Slim Pine and Skinny Davis seen last Fri- day drinking malted milks... asta ;la Hera...