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THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 67Nmber 38 Cheney, Washington, Friday, February 28, 1964 Single Copy 10 Cents I Election Set F000r September 15 in&apos;s "Girl Crazy" Presented At CHS Lhe mot joyous of musical will be the next at- ,the Clteney High at the This the hit from f, that ls been a aw)rite with Amer- ever since, and ff.Iyea March 19 and . claims to a pl, ace tharY of "Girl s t tt introduced to American .for the first time, hapact tlm she onward to star- Ditlevson (Kate) role in the pro- and the chance three memorable PrOved to be Miss ladder to fame-- In Ratdiffe CO. the Ratcfe Imple- , to Ted McMit,l,an, farmer, was an- Week by Mark will operate the Implement The deal hand- 1Der agency st St.' Racliffe the at oher on A. Roe- implement t884. He as an imp]e- tlien as an im- business and In, 1942 and automobile sePated. .assUmed man- firm and is / UILDING IN CITY , 692 in Che- permits "I Got Rhythm," "Sam and Oelilah," ,and "Boy, What Love Has Done To Me." Another personafity for whom that first production of "Girl Crazy" pvovext a stair- case upward was Girrger Rog- ers, who was seen in he role as a smal pest-mistress (Mlly Gray) that will be the rote of IAnda Msman here. This qttintessenee of the jazz age was, in {act, such a mjo,r success in its vriginal poduc- tion that a'l'mxt everyone con- neeted with it made a repu,ta- tion from it. Four of the an- onym,ous musiciars in the or- chestra were men for whom phying Gershwin's brlian jazz score was an apprentice- ship to thei,r on, fameBenny Glenn MiRer. Red Nchels and Gene IO'upa. Wri,tten by Guy Bolton and ahn Mcowan, the plot of i "GirI Crazy" is concerned wi,th !.the tumult that descends: on a little Arizona town when a TV cowboy is s,sanded there by the failure .of his latest series. The role of this would-be cow- boy who opens a dude ranch is partra$ed by Gone Kinick. Some of the best.remenber- ed songs of this show include: "Embraceable You," "I'm Bid- in' .My Time," .and "But Not Far Me," in addition to the three that made ]thei Merman famous. In addition .to IAda Mos, man (lolly), Germ Kinnick (Johnny,), and Tezry Dittevsen (Kate), the !urge   in: elude Lynn Ho (): as the Hungarhn piano player, and Tom Samons nd Dma Fairbanks as two gambling casino owners, The p,lx,uotion is bing directed by Leoa Weber, and Harold Havvey is the musal dector. Annual Dairy Meeting March 10 The a:n.ual meeting of the Spolvane County Dairy Herd Imwovemertt AssocMti.on will be held .on March 10 in the Hostess Room of the Darigold building, East 33 FTacis Ave., Spolane. The program start with a busness m:eeing 'at 11 a. m. Dr. Bill F. Kelso, extension dairy spevAa'list at Wa.shingto State university, will be the guest speaker to te'U abou the 1964 Stae DHIA lrogram. At noon a potluck lunch will be served. AI members ,of the Dairy Herd Imlrove  me Association d .thedr new families are invited to attend. hew am- remodel. and shool Eastern con- ; Continues The second in a series of articles on marriage and the family, by Alfred J. Prince, appears on page 8 of today's Free Press. e for a new prvject ammuneed at City uneil o ,be called be north of DOb Galey. Wilson the pro- 10 acres. plans to on te first o be in The other developed ,he said. 1891 Free Press PrUvide the  Cheney posted $3,000 city this week approval by commission Galey pursuing the tw years. real estate T came to LEFT TO RIGHT, Mrs. Jerry White wer;j Mrs. Ronald McKee, two-piece blue looped a black and white houndstooth checked shf wool suit with sleeveless vest, slim skirt with dress with poet's collar; Mrs. Lee Grichuh[n blouse. in a bright pink wool, two-button suit, and IUnivers,y Dames Cheney Firemen FFA C00apte00 Fashion Show Answer 30 Calls Is Acti0000 During PastYear This W00ek l Thursday At EWSC A total of 30  were answered by the Oheney Fire Department in 1963, Ghief Cecil Cttartton tom he City Council Tuesday niffht. The average umber of fire- men in attendance was 19; business btldirtgs inspevted 16; school, gs inspected 4; firemen .aeterMng fire sclmol 3. Fire losses were: lone lost child, no loss; six txash or grass fires, also none; (me dry- er, $15; nine calls, to Eastern Waahirtgon State Coege, $1,450; three car ,or trnek fires $151; eight house or flue ires $1,288; on, e apartnent he,use, $125; five co,mmercial fires, $410, for a total loss f $3,439. Fire Department Force Still At 30, Charlton Reports :Three Cheney vemen re- signed dtring 1963 and a like Otal hived, Fire : Chief Cecil Carlton told te Ci,ty Coun- cil Tuesday night. , The tot force numbers 30, inelndin.]g commander r Lmten, C1arltan, assistant chief Bert Canrath and fire rnavshall Jim Fischer. Cptains are Coy Smith, Ray Steiner and Harold Toohey. Project Planned, the council's ,attention Tuesday nigh. Gyme 'mi Patty War- brick of Clmney have distrib- uted a brochure, detan,g pla,ns for the Cheney .Manor, a dwetlmg for sen,or citizens, Weh is conteavrplated for con- struetion. The unit would be located along Cl, ay Street, near Callaway's AddiSon. Census Due In other business the coun- cil decided ,to Imve anothev census taken .in Cheney, on the assumpUon pqptfl,tion has grown and more revenue will be a,lotted the cry if it is es- tab,lhed. Mayor Nohn Brown said h ,hd received an quiry abe,ut Cheney taldng a census from the Census Board, at a cost of $250. layor Brown said a pop. ulation gain of a last 16 vckll be necessary to pay expenses,. City Clerk Roy Pass said an additional 50 accounts with the city light departmen,t ave been established since last year and water ,accounts are aso up. The census, to be cam- plated by April 8, will. be taken by the Christiart Ohurch. May- or Brown pe'm, tod out the city has never lost on a census,. Mayor Brown ,also read a letter .he reeeatly received from C, ov. Abert D. inquiring into Cheney's sibl participation , a as Corps public works pvog, rmn to "increase employment," as he put it. The maer respoad- ed to the governer, citing the new city swim pol and the now housing proje as )ossbties to provide new ohs in Cheney. Councilman Norman Hove ;aid he feels a stop sgn s'houid be erected at 6th and Ash because the eressing s .heavily used by school chil- dren. A stop sign on Cedar was authorized two weeks ago. City Superintendent Roy Hansen said ,city street crews :are busy at work c.eairg c,ity streets during the mild weath- er. Hansen also ann, ounced he has sold his house in Spokane and will soon move to heney. By Alfred Harke Cheney FFA Reporter C Feb. 17, Dale Lelm and Les Wiams apme,d on the "Stove Wade Show, " Which is on -TV. Th, ey diseusd the ,Cheney FFA s safety cam- tmign and the progress of the ehatev's livestock pjects. On Feb. 18, Richard Meyer was selected as alternate to .the $200 Uon Pacific Scholar- ship 'for Spokane coun,ty. This award is girven tO the auts;tand- iRg junior or snior .high school ,student who is a mean- ber of the FFA ard who plans to attend ar argric, col- le'ge. The Union Pacific gives this 200 scholarsihip in every county ,they lave Cracks. Nine clapters in Spokane county can have their eRgible mem- bers compete or his sch- ship. A Lo on Feb. 18, the feurth and fif period ad- vanoed agrieuInixe classes con- ducted a safety xntr on the Hoard Wil,hns' fm. They inspected his a,rm fr unsmfe condRits, and whea one was found, a red wm'ak tag placed on R vith instrucons on haw to correct the ,hzavd. On Feb. 25, Jim Patterson and &tim ManSague, with Rich- ard Meyer as aYmzate, ap- pead on llhe KHQ-TV pro- .gram, 'Rural Youth on Pa, rode." The topic was, "Is Cl- e ?,, lege For Ee. Jhn and Jim did r. exeean ex.ce nt job pve- eadg their side f he ques- The Cheney Chlter has two ardidaCes for the State Farm. er vard, hich is presented at the *ate FFA convention in April. They m'e Les Wiams Richard Meyer. The en$ire clpter is now fir the MT 1 Chony Preview. Russell Holloway, stock show chairman, says that phns 1ave been carefully dr*own up to make the show a suvcess. WEATHER max. min. pre. Feb. 21 .............. 40 24 .00 Feb. 22 .............. 42 24 .00 Feb. 23 .............. 41 25 .00 Feb. 24 .............. 40 28 .00 Feb. 25 .............. 40 18 .00 Feb. 26 .............. 3'8 22 .00 Feb. 26 .............. 38 22 .00 MARKETS Wlte Club, bushel ........ $2.03 Soft White ....................... $2.03 Barley, tan .................... $38.30 Wedrmsday quotation, FOB, ChOney. "Fkiorm Galore in '64" is the theme of the annual style show sponaoeod ,by the Est- ern Washington State G0ege chaptex of UniversRy Dames. The .show, in Ixmse ArMer- son lalI lounge t EWSC in Cheney, will .be held Thursday evening at 8 p. m. Tickets wi.11 be available at the door. Mrs. Melvin , Chapter preside, said fashions w11 include the latest styles in suits, coats, sportswear, dress- es, cocktail dresses 'and for- reals as well as a complete for- mal wedding ensemble. Latest hair styles wilt also be slown. Proceeds for the style show aid the chapter's scholarship furtd. Dr. And Mrs. W. A. Gamon Defend District Salaries A school bond levy asking voters to approve a $968,000 high school in Cheney will be cMlod th,ouhout the district next Sept. 15. The School Board set the date Wednesday wtte meeting at Sunset School. Nearly 100 persons, abot half of them at- ten 'ing in body to endorse the Sckcol Board, attended the meet- ing. It was by far the largest crowd ever to attend a Cheney SChool Board meeting. The directs also formally adopted a motion to use the present 1929 high school build- ing as a junior hgh soo for grades eight and nine w ih the proposed new Mgh " echool bouse grades 10 through 12. If the new high sclmel is ap- Proved next fall and in a sub- zequent spring election, R will be redy for occupaTmy in the al of 1968. The d,istriet will Rotary Club Of Cheney-M. L. Notes A nniversaq This week the RotmY Club )f CheneyMedicl Lake. will )bserve the 59th anniversary )f the founding of Ro,tary, world-wide service erganiza- :i,an of business and profess- siomal men. It commemoraCed the .oeea, sion by a brief history of lotary lnterntioflal by Merri,tt 5ohnn. In armvuaemg the anniver- sary meting, Lowell Poore wesident of the local Rotary club, described the global scope of the observance, say- ing, "Rotary clubs tre func- tioning in 11,600 communities in 125 cmm-les mad'/m e way each will ,mark this mite- stone. Tributes will be paid to Rotary's founder, Pai P. Har- ris, a Chicago laryer, in man lan,guages sce .the 544,000 Ro- tarns in the wrld speak about 35 fferen tongues." The Rotary Club uf Cheney- Medical Ike,,V, composes 25 business and tn'o&ssnal men of this community w:ho meet once a week for fellowship and to plan their program of service aefivRies. ROOS VISITS BROTHERS C,arles Roos of Yakima is visitn.g .his blers, Ray Roos, and Mr. and Mrs. Ric 'h'rd Roos, this week. harles Ros re- tired from the teachg pro- feson at the end of the '63 schl year. Cheney Navy Physician, Wife Plan Unique Tip In Korea During Vacation This story alxmt Dr. W. E. Pieon, son of Mrs. W. W. Pierson of tmay, appeared in a recott issue of a Seattle newspaxr. It is being ,ropvint- ed for ,the benefR of ,his Che- ney friends. A yotmg Bremern Navy physician   wife will de- vote their 30-dy urn,cation in 1964 to vg a hesc medical eueaion-- and medical ea to an orpharge .in Inch<m, Kla. Dr. Wam E. Pierson a lieuee,nant, and ,his wife Laura, a regkstered aurse, will spend March ,in the Star of the Sea Children s Home , an or- phanage operated by the Sis- tess of St. Paul de Clmrtres, a French order. "Dl,, Pierson:s will,, make the trip ' on their own. Dr. Pie,sn visited the or. phaage abou,t tw years ao while serving board .a -ship tlmt .opped at Inehon. He was impressed with the needs of the .finns operating ,the home. '"The nuns have had no med- ical education," Mrs. Pievsen said, "and the majority of the infants literally are lft on the doorstep. Many ,suffer from malnutrition and are dis- eased." Dr. and .Mrs. Pierson are gathering drugs, medicines and other supplies for the or- pharmge. The Navy, through its Operaon Handclasp, will transport the supplies to Ko- rea. The Piersos will ly to Ko- rea aboard a militaryli aircraft. The orphamge is teaching lngli to several of its Kore- an n'uns in preparation for the Piersons' arrival The Piersons also are working to eliminate langu, age barriers. "We're going to *ry to learn a little Iorean and I'm going to review my hih-sehool] French," Mrs. Piorson said. The Piersans, both 29, were: gradtmted mm the UrAversity of VCashingo. Dr. Pierson earned ,his medical degree at Northwestern Univemity,,iv Medi- cal School and was an intern at Harborview County Hospital in Seattle. Mrs. Pierson earned a mas- ter's degree in nrsing at the University of Washingxm. She is the daltner of Mr. aria Mrs. W, D. Brown, Seat- fie. Her father is lxXdent of the 'Howard S. Wright Con- struction Co. Dr. Pierson is the son of Mrs. W. W. Pierson off Cheney. Their three cttiidren, Billy, 5, Marnee, 3, and Christy, 18 months, will stay at h<nne. The Piersons may have an- other job in Korea. "We have been requested by several sincere persons to bring chiMren back for adop- tion," Mrs. Pierson said. "We don't knew if this is possible. But if we can, we certainly will." _ i have to bond itsel to capacity and rely on 20 percent sta'e matching funds to tamale the necessaw funds. Mrs. Mumaw Abstains All of the directors vted in fawr of callir an election except Mrs. Henry Mmaaw, wire abstained. In other imt deelop- merits, three : read relating to the School Baal's deCMraion of icy two weks awe that adann slm-ies in film  must be ,reduced "before lmrmony can prevail." One glxmp of about 50 at- tended the meeting and stood in body followirg a short let- ter which endomed the School Pard's action. A similar let- ter was read from the East Cheney Grange board of direc- tors, also conuhending the Sekood Board. Gamons Write Letter The third latter, however, flatly eoncradcted the claim f "excessive" nistrive sal- aries: nd was suptmd by figures. It was written by Dr. and Mrs. Wired A. Garnom.. Dr. Gamon, off course, was a long-time member of the School Board until stepping down this year. "Recently mttch ooncern has been expressed by santo pat- rons and several b0erd mem- bers of School  360 about our adve sal- aries. Particle, compari- sons have been made between this and other nearby districts of covnparahle size. "We wih to carl to your xt- tention certain' facts which should be eovaidered in mak- ing such comians. Medical Lake (2,136 pupils) and East Valley (1,826 pupils) eaA has three persons dr,g the santo work done by (mr two admin- straters. (Cheney ha 2,241 pupils.) West VaJy has four peogle (3,874 pupils) doing the same work. Medical Lake's to- tal salaries for these lmsitioam is $31,650.  Valey's is $31,028, West Valleys $42,315 and Cheney's $31,801. At leat one of M ed, ical Lake's, two of East Vatley s, and two of Wet Vliey's sahriea ate nt chaged to auir&mtive ex- pense in their bu@ge, but charged to other imget cta- goriea: Nevertheless, we wi to: pat ot tYt e vork ey ave doing is be, no matter in wlt tmdget cte- .gory their sa are lted. In our case two web trained and ex1rienced men ae handling the job." "The ptwpeee ef  letter is  ba'ing to yomr at=ntio acts which you shou trove in your deliberations  to point out the necessRy of bash de- cisi(ms on ,r ,,,peinet ifor- matin rather than a few i> lated fts. This and m oher such in0a'rnaion is readiIy available at te office of the Cotmty Superintenden of schools." New Pdncipel Nemed In other busine, Hug Fay, Cheney High School teacher, was nmned new eipal at Windsor Selmol. Fay is former prineilaml t Ma School. Wffiiam Moore, ca of the Cheny Education A'n hry committtee, repeet request asking for tota budget i n of aut $24,500, most of it in slary increases for teachers. The di decided to meet the first Fridasr of each moth in addition to the sec- ond and hird Wednesdays, foowing a suggestion by Richard Russell They  new hold at least three publie meetings monthly, plus execu- tive meetings. A new code of ethics wa, adopted and a motion limRing cotracts for the superintend- ent to one year was approved.