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Page 4 Cheney Free Press Friday, March 5, 1965 FORMER CHENEY RESIDENT WRITES APPRECIATION OF OLD TIME PHOTOS That oldtimers: as wetl as relative newcomers to Cheney greatly enjoyed the ofd pic- tures, early ,history and the Memory Lane column in The Nree Press has already beea made amply clear. This week the newspaper received a let- ter from James Reilly, former local resident row living et Everett, re,eating that the old- time rticles and pictures are an}eyed by other them purely local residers. In addition The Free Press gained one more steady subscriber for its grow- ing fist ,of readers inasmuch as Mr. Reflly has ordered the pa- per for the next year. Here is ks letter. Etor: Cheney Free Press, Dear Mr. Editor: Two ,or three times a year a copy of your newsy little pub- lation is sent to me by some Spolane area resident 'and just recently your Feb. 12 issue,' showing a 1929 photo of a bevy of female impersonators on its front page, was received, the identity )f one being at the time, u.nknown. I showed the paper to Mrs. Gerald Kinca,id (Gladys Reuter), a teacher in the Everett school Lee; Upholstery HAS ALL TYPES OF COVERINGS, FABRICS PLASTICS CUSTOM WORK Estimates Gladly And Free Pick-Up And Delivery CALL 235-4765 Work Guaranteed Route 1, Cheney, i i TIM00 for FEDERI L CROP INSURANCE YOUR CASH INVESTMENT AGAINST RISKS YOU CAN'T AVOID ACT NOW The low FCIC pre- mium protects against 120 risks, including loss of quality. And you don't have to pay 'til after har- vest. Conacf: Federal Crop Insurance Corporation 845 Ben Marche Bldg. Spokane, Wash. 99201 U. S. UEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FC.SC.OS.e i + , system, who identified the un- known1 person as Lester Thorn- burg, whom, she says, came to Cheney in 1927 and temght manual arts and farm shop and that he had received his AB degree f, rom Washington State College. Doubtless, you have received many letters co rffirm- ing Mrs. Kincaid's idemtifica- tion, ,as many others must .have recgrize,d the memhers of the group. This is offered only in the hpe that it may be helpful. Y6urs very truly, ames Reilly P. S.: On further thought, and before sealing the enve- lope, I have decided tla I may as well subscribe to your paper. By so doing I will not miss any future reprints ,or retmblica- Lions ,of photos and news events of the old Cheney as I knew her, in what, I thought, was her ,heyday; the d,ays and years of that n.ever-to-beforgot- ten era, always colorful and al- ways enjoyable .day of days, the May Day celebration. I do not know the lxcice of subscriptios per year so plea:se hill me. James ReiHy 225-5th Ave. No. Edmonds, Was,h, 98020 COLLEGE LADLES TO HOST DAMES CLUB MARCH 8TH The Faculty Wives arid ac- ulty Women,s organization at EWSC will entertain the Dames club at tleir a,mml party on oday night, March 8, at the Bali Lounge. "Fas'ons, Facul- ty Style" is the subject. Mrs. Merritt Johnson is gen chairman for the pay with the following committees coordinating: Invitations, Mrs. Cade Ni- .ChOI, chairman, lmes. Behm, Heixmmaxm, lao, Iagie ad Casey. HIotxRaity, Mrs. Fred Johns, chairman, mes. Nelson, I-Iage- ln ml Krebebah. Name Tags, Mrs. James Me- Keeban, Mrs. Norman Stone arid Mrs. ClSfford 1Loyola. Progaxn, Mrs. Joseph Da'$h- erty, ehr., Mines. Fletchnr, An- dxew, Douglas, Schz, Fen- stemacher, Stearns, Wding- ton ,emd Kigs. Mier ,arid anes, Mrs. RallYh Oommr ,and Mrs. Glenn Kirch- nr. ROY HARRS HAVE GOLDEN WEDDING PARTY FEB. 27 The goMen wedg of Mr. arid rs. Roy H, arr, rmtives of Cheney, was held on Sunday, Feb. 27, at theix home in Spo- kane. Their three ehdren acl am_tties were the ,osts for a afternoon open Imuse for their friends and relatives. In the evening a buffer din- her or 65 relatives was served by their children with  broth- er ,and wife, Mr. arid Mrs. Ern- est IIar, and Mr, and Mrs. George Fossum from Chney assisting. Chi14ven of the Roy Harrs are Mr. grid Mrs. William Hhevay, Mr.  lYs. Har- old Iwrence ,mul Mr. and Mrs. Vern 14arv, all ,of Spokane. Two nieces came from Pou,sbe, Mr. ad Mrs. R. Tero, Mr. arid Mrs. Fred Bram. Mr. ,and Mrs. Roy Harr were marrried on Feb. 27, 1915 in Spokarm and made their 1mine on a "raA nea Chancy until recently when lie retired and they moved to Spokane; The ChiMren were edu.cated in the [Cheaey ,seheoN, as were the I parents. [ ,Mr. arid Mrs. George 'Possum i etertained as weekend guests I Mr. and Mrs. Rudph Trro [ (Shirley Ha) and Mr. ad Mrs. I Fr., Braun all from Pouisbe. Jhey were here to atterd the J gden wedding ,reception [flmix uncle md aunt Mr. ann I Mrs. Roy Harr. A nnounc00ng.... The College Inn Will REOPEN MONDAY, MARCH 8 After our February Vacation Fay and Harvey Ashburn GWENN JACKSON, a sopho-: more speech student at WSU, has a teading part in a former Broadway social drama, "Tea and Sympathy," fo be present- ed March 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13. Miss Jackson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Jack- sen of Medical Lake. Local Rebekahs Set Diamond Anniversary Event on March 17 Morning Star Rebeka;h bdge will celebrate its 75th anniver- sary in Chen ey on March 17. Pl, ems were made at the meet- ing this week in the IOOF hall with Noble Grand Mrs. Agnes Charlton in charge. The state assembly presi- dent, Lona Danieon of Sun- ,nyside, will be speaker and an addendum on Damond JuhLlee wtl be presented by members. Eight ohe'r Rebekah lodges Imve been invited as guests for 'the evening. CAMP FIRE GIRLS MINT SALE TO BE STARTED MARCH 6 April 1 is the deadline for at] Pomp Fire groups and idi- vi, duals to pay their dues so they 'may attenfl Sweyolakan arid Dart-Lo for the summer sessions; ,also registratiors mu,st the made by that date. The ,anteM mint sale begins Satavday, ,rch 6, and will: ,run until arch 20. Camp Fire Girls ',and ltluebirds will con- tact all re,denis of Chancy. Iand Empire board of di- rectors will 1mid  noon lu- thegn meeting on  16 in the CYescea tea om. Television reloads on the Camp Fire Girls rmtto bir:h- d will be kown aI s week ,on the Spokane Cb_mels. CHURCH NEWS CONN-UNITY Rev. and Mrs. Gene floss m'd children will leae early next week far a three weeks vaca- tion trip ,to Florida, where they wil visit ,hr parents Rev. and Mrs. Ben Nelson in St. Peters- btwg. They will motor both ways, ,arid spend sme time at lstorc sights Nong the way. Rev. floss the pastor of the Cheney Comm.tmity elmrch, ;has aranged er supply speak- ers ,on March 14 and 21, dur- i.rg his absence. The Chancy Community church youth group ,are old- ing a eady sale ivt an effort to Nain ftmds for their church projects and aetivitles. METHODIST The Methodist elmrch Wom- en's society, Evelyn Fu, ll circle, will meet in the curCh on' areh 9 ,at 10:30 a. m. The bus iness meeting will be foll(nved: by a rmon luncheon,, ffter which the mem, be.s plan to go to  Ahskan travetog at the Spolane volseum. TILICUM NEWS Handicraft Department met on Ttmsday Feb. 25 a the tmme Of lVlrs. F. N. Lefebvre to complete a number of erft projects. Next meei4g on arch 9 at the tmme of . L. Gergen, will be the smocked hat project, far Easter crafts Fine Arts Department met on March 1 t the Itome of Mrs. Claude NiImls with Mrs. John Mhy ,assistg. Dr. Nichols .spoke on colonel architecture, much of vchich he had  in fahe soutlmrn states. Tilicum Board ef direors mOt on lay fo the egu- hr meeting at the ,home Mm. a Pierce. Considera- tion was given to the mseum open house, te loneer wom- n entry for the state conven- tion :and ober rone bnsi- ne"$s. General Membership meet- ing wl be or March 11 at 8 p. m. in the Methodist church. Nlection of officers and dele- gates to the district at state conventions will be held. Afternoon Literary are hostes'- S. PEO MEETING HELD The PEO luncheon meeting as held Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. N. Strormch with Mrs. D. G. Jerue as ,assistant. Election of offic- ers was ,held. We want your local news :Lamp Fire Group Holds Council Fire The Can-Ti-Ya-Tinza Camp ?ire group hc,ld a group co, an- oil fire on Friday evening, Feb. 26, in Betz sehool. Miss Sallee Jc,tmson, leader, had charge ,of ;he affair. A candle lighting c.romony was held with songs and the pre.sentatio,n of ho,n;or beads. Candle extinguishing md the reces:sional concluded the ceremony which fulfilled the Trail, seeker rank require- ment. A large attendance of ;mrents and friends were pres- ent and refres'hmen'ts were served. NEWS BRIEFS Mr. and Mrs. Ernest H,arr en- tertained ,a,s weekend gnests their son-in-law and d:au.ghter Mr. and Mrs: WiUiam Fishe: and three children from Bridgeport, Mr. and Mrs. Keith H, arr and two daughters, Spo- kane. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hedge entertained their dau.ghteT Mrs. ILn,ald Miller, a few days last week as a house guest. Mrs. Mttl,ar (Louise Hodge) and her husband are in Oreenbrae, Calif. after spending a number of years in Hawaii. Mrs. Millar visited her brother Harold It.edge and family in Spok, ane then en route home spent a few days with her son and fam- ily Mr. and Mrs. Gary Millar in Seattle. Mrs. V. M. Hughes enltertain- ed as weekend guests her son arid family Mr. and Mrs. No,b- ert Hughes and irffant son of N,a,ehees, Wash. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Philips entertai'ned 'as Sunday dinner guests Dr. ,and Mrs. Cecil Ris- tow, Spokane. He is the super- intenden ,of the dNtriet of the Methodist churches. Mrs. Mil'o Ball an,d her sister from Spokane Mrs. Mildred Harris, ,spent Wedn,escly in Tekoa, with their brother Hen- ry Prelwitz ,end a sister Pan-! lne Hewl. Mr. and Mrs. Harry LindaM left this week for a winter va- cation and tour of Arizona, and Clifornia. They expect to visit with the John, Ianks in Phoenix, and with other frierd there. Mrs. Cora Larson announces the bih of a great grandson in Spokane last week. The baby is the son of Mr. arid Mrs. Ted Amsden, ,and grandson of Mr. a,d Mrs. Bil Spece. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Merri- man left this week fer O afor- nia, where they wi1 spend a month wi:h 'her brother und farn'y. TheY expect to return the first of April. Mrs. A. B. Cutting enter- tained .as Surday dinner guests Mr. and Mrs. William Sexton and Debbie of Mlllwood, Mr. and Mrs. lon Sexton from Min- nesota. Callers afterwards were Mr. and Mrs. Namice Jotmsan, Mr..and Mrs. John Firte and baby son from Moses Lake. The ,anual card party spon- sored 'by Martha clmpter OES on Saturday evening Feb. 27, was well attended. Thirteen tables ,of bride .arid pinlo(hie were in play, with 20 vrize winers selecting prizes from an open ,disp}ad' of .fts. Des- sert was served by the ways arid means committee to guests coming from Spokane, Staem- gle, Medical Lake and C1heney. Mr. ,and Mrs. Ivan Kerr cele- brated their silver wedding am n4versary on Saturday evening, Feb. 27 ,at fleir ,heine here. The .dane group of which they are members from Sunset area, came with the dhmer ad all the trimmings, afterwards dan- cig was enjoyed in the recre- ation rooms. Mr. ,and Mrs. Veo F. Small have received word from their son-in-aw and dauglter Dr. and Mrs. Kepmeh Hossom, Who ,are at the University at Cuernacaca, Mexico, that they will stmd a week in Yucatan, to study the lWaya . They expect to make the trip about lVlhrch 9. Their three cldren  rermin at scltool and with frien(ls there. Mr. nd Mrs. Stanley Hnd- ricks entertained with u birt, h- d dinner r Mrs. Miles Cra- mew, wtm was 81 years old on Sunday, Feb. 28. Aother guest v Mrs. mta tooke, ftev- wards they were taken to Spo- karm for a tour. Saturday the guests were Mr. arid R#h Towmsend, Spoam ann I-/mold Moore of Bothell. 'Mm. Veo F. Small attended the ,spring meeting ef the Sev- en43o,llege club in Spolne on Saturchay, Feb. 27, at the ,ome of Mrs. Eric Johrtston. Mrs. Small assisted in pouig t the ,attractive tea table. lVlr. ,ad Mrs. Mi3mxl Hale antedated as Saturday eve- nig dinner guests ,her brother and wife Mr. and Mrs. J. Wright Bayor from Ihelium. They ware here for the dis- trier "B" basketball xmrrm- ment at the EWSC fieldhouse. M2s. W"ffiiam Harpe of Tom chat and her daughter Deann, a spent Saturday fternoon here with .her aunt Mrs. Olive Swe- gle. The Lakeview sewing club will hold a potluck urcheon on Wednesday, March 10, at the home of Mrs. Wilam Tav. enner. A brief business meet- SCD Meeting on Friday Drew Largest Crowd Yet Jerald Betz, chairman of the Southwest Spokane Soil and Water Conservation district board of supervisors, reported the 21st annua4 meeting o,f the dstrict was a great success. "This is the biggest turn-o,ut we've had yet," said Betz. "There were well ever 300 people .attending throughout the day." The meeting was held last Friday in the Cheney city hall. Itighlight of the program was a presentation of an award to the Che.ney Grain Growers by the Inland Empire chapter of the Soil Co,n,servation So- ciety of America. Gordon Butt, SCS, Spokane, and Fast,Freest- dent of the society, presen,ted the award. It was given in rec- ognition "of the support the Grain Growers have provided the district in promotirtg ,an in- o,rm, ational and edueationl program." Three Men Honored Their program was a slide pre- sc,ntation of a recen,t People- to-Papilla tour in the Near East. The Roberts are retired farmers who still retain ,an in- tcxest in agriculture in Was'h- ing;o,n and Oregon. Primitive Methods Mrs. gbc,rts told o,f p'rimi- tire meth.ods of farming, par- t]eulariy in Egypt. Oxen and people are the major sources cf labor. In, some areas, stated Roberts, water wheel.s are pew-,, Go,dye.r Tire & Rubber com- pany. Painter was also reelect- ed to :a three-year term on the board of supervis,ors. Featured speakers on the program were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Roberts, Nampa, Idaho. Jerold Betz, Alvin Dew and ered by camels to draw water Jim Painter also received spec- for rrtgatmn since there ts n,o in,1 e v d for I otner source ot power 'armers .. _onser_ation awar s ' . ' i n i , are also confronted wt:h tabor the r  d ldual efforts on be- half ef conservation." The l F'robl.! ns m many o,f these [awards were presented by the cou,tncs. Countries visited o,n the tour i;ehded Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Jordan, Greece .and Italy. in g arid social hour wig follow. Mr. and Mrs. J'ames Bck- shaw entertained relatives, Mr. emd Mrs. Ray Lilengreen, a few days last week whLl, e he attended the district basket- ball games here. The Shrove Tuesday pan- cake supper served by St. Pauts Episcopal church in the city troll was well attended and considered a real success. lV[rs. Olive Swegle e,nterain- ed as Tuesd[ay all day guests her two graddau.ghters, Jen- nie arid Kelly McConnell. Mr. and Mrs. Harry. Bryce- son entertained as Sun4ay din- n,er ,guests their three children end f'ames, Mr. and Mrs. Ver- ron Katt and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Kielmrd Bryeeson and children of Spokane and ,Miss Barbara Bryceson of Chancy. Hr. arid Mrs, Kenneth Con- lay entertained as Suiy guests their niece al family Mr. ,and Mrs. Dean I-Ieiekes of Spokane arid Mr. ad Mrs. Re- zea Plotts of Edwall. Mr. and Mrs. William Bryan returned "last week from a three months acation in Cal- ifornia ,and a visL with their son Bill ,arid family. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Jor- arid Judy and I)aid entertained over the weekend his p d"a sister, Mr. and rs. Nets Jorgenson and IAh. Judy Arm Jorgenson, 3V- year,old daughter of Mr,. and Mrs. Howard Jorgenson, is sperding two weeks in Ever- ett with her grandparents. Steam Distilled Water From our new AMF Electric Still 50 a Gallon "Don't I'ime your iron, Use Distilled Water." Cheney Drug Taxpayers checking U.S. Sav- ings Bond refund lines on the 1964 tax forms (1040 or 1040A) automatically assure them- selves of two advantages: An easy method of ho.lding onto their tax-refund dollars; a sure way of making them grow one- third larger at Bonds' maturity. WORK PLAY WEAR C i i This $10.95 a jeweled-lever and an .pring. It's heck-resistant. It a neat, simple care made by a ova. Worth every in ore. CARAVELLE *Division of SMITH 408 1st St., Phone We want your Widner's Beauty Sh Open Wednesday and Saturday and Monday and Tuesday by appointments. 316 First St., Home CH 4-9673 Shop 231 A GENEROUS PORTION PRIME RIB ATTHE 4 THIS FOR ALSO, ROAST PORK AND DRESl WITH A DELICIOUS CREAM Friday Night- All The You Can Eat For $1.50 Eating House EWSC Concert Agnes Moorhead A star in all media of the entertainment world including radio, television, motion pictures and the dramatic stage. Showalter auditorium Thursday, March 11 8:15 P. M. ADMISSION BY COLLEGE ARTIST SEASON TICKETS PERFORMANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE II