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tled actio t, and a Jntiff, am er on the dntiff at t v stated, J o do judgra bu accordtl aplaint. w &apos;Jerk of sa tion is 'rAe.____ 67Number 39 THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY Cheney, Washington, Friday, MarCh 6, 1964 Single Copy I0 Cents PARLEyPart of crow--"o'300 - the Southwest Spokane Soil and Light Vote iAncient Tree Found Near Here; lnCheney d At 21 r Is Expected IAge Place Million Yea s, Unless an unexpected wrRe- in vote springs a suwixe, C'h,e-I ney's murticipal elecon Tues-I C0unly T0 Buy day is pretty much a cut-and-I dried af. ,i I Votinlg will take place from Sker  Re0rl 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. in the D St., room at City I]l. City Clterk AI Fish Lake Roy Foss said ,a liffht vote expected due t Lack of issues F_anpire Highway. or opposition fr inctanbent  SPOKANE -- The cmty courcilmen.  commissioners almounced this lurming for r-eleetion with- week ,they will exeecise their out opposition axe ayar 1o-option to purchase Btmker's Ion Brown, and councilmen' Resort at F}sh Lake for $43,- Norman Hove, George Fisher, 207. Richard ttageifn, arm Dr. The reort has ,bcea under James Johnson.. Their new leaxe to the cotmgy for $10 term .of office  take phce since Jul 5, 1963. An option April 6.  to the resort, owaxed Cocktail 1curtsies and taverns by Mr..and Mrs. Frank S. Burker, was wi'H be qosed-u#g poling included in the ltotws,h,, ,,, as requi' by 'law. lease agreement. The commissiorters nofied is shown. Guest speaker was Max Benltz, bic Bu'nker of heir decision in a Prosser, president of the Washington State letter. They rmtd in he let- District 20th annual Farm Bureau. Repu an ter that the Feder g Cheney last Friday at City Hall and Iome Finamm Agency,h not yet applated maing ,CaucuSeS Attend SgS Meeting;l00 P,. d WlhthehelpofmaChing re nne funds, the comity lans o *urn the resort ito a county-owned " " Repu, bliean precht caucus- public recreai'on area. es are scheduled in aTd around The purchase is expected iv ICheney Thursday at 8 p. m., Lakes Farmer Cited be completed ,DyMay 5, the ]Mrs. F. J. Schadegg said to- commissioners tld Bunker. I day. ' I Cheney and rearby precinct ....... l eommteemen e, Veo F. [Small, precinct No. 1; Mrs.' Frank Selner t .,kuet!ooi:?a i --Qy ,Schadegg, No. 2; Ms. Tavern ,Merritt Johnson, precinct No. Taken By Death bat commu- gowing ys- in the growth is rot Be said, aeir ob- in.ftrate such as they ,,ungay, Red slides of the it is there. sd Ben- at the West Ger- Germany ,' said, "vily resideats for spedal The pure would return to Prorainent cattle in the lower related there of 'loof and i Russia. and starvation." Bentz said it 3; Victor Wilson, precin.,ct No. woutd take at toast 10 months to produce a 220pound hog for Receives Fine 4; Francis Kueb:l, Rudolf, and Mrs. Howard Max Amber. Frank Selner, long time ma:rke in Russia. Seeding Different In Police Coud "Wheat is seeded ts ordered was by the ste a.rtd  according to field conditions. Cultivations are ofte, a times lSmRed by the anmunt of fuel. The werkirtg on collective farms have no incentive to work and therefore prod.action is: low," he :said. All apples seen .by Benitz were inflected with apple scab disease. Benicz saw :hay balers in junk 1Mles but aone in opera,on or o hay bes. "Equity for, as preached by comunsm," said Be,n:itz, "is where the women d,o the work. Men are s,upervis- ors in the fields while women ave the workers." Kelley, Jessen Gel $CS Awards Cta:rence A. Kelley and Rich- ,ard It. Jessen, Soil Conserwa- tion Service teehmcians, assist- ing the SouChvest Sgo 'kane Soil ad Water Corseraon Dis- tract, have each received a "Certificate .of MerSt" for out- stadirg pemmnee during tle yea 1963. The crtitcaes were we- seated,  Gordon Bu t, SCS area omservationist, Spokane, during the dis. ict's 20th ma. null meeting in the GRy ail last Friday. KaUey, s eae, accom- panied with a cash award, was based on su'staed superior performance for the period arch 1, 1963, toDec. 31, 1963. Under .he supervion of Kel- ley, the Cketo2ey work unit pr dution d, ttring 1963 far ex- ceeded any of the thxe prir years. Kelley came $o Oheney. a year a:go tkis March. ' Yessen s award, clas an outstanding rating, w:given based on his perfornmnce dur- ing the calelar year 1963. To receive such an a,ard one i must be outstaying in aLL phases of his work ,aecirdig to rea conservationist Gord,an Burr. Butt sated orSy tee Cer- tificates of Merit were present- ed ,among aproxaately 50 empl,oyes under ,his supervis- ion in Eastern Whi'ngton. eWEATHER max. min. ore. Feb. 28 .............. 40 24 .O0 Feb. 29 .............. 37 25 .00 larch 1 ............ 41 30 .18 M, arch 2 ............ 40 28 .00 March 3 ............ 40 25 .00 March 4 ............ 37 39 .19 March 5 ............ 36 28 .00 :MARKETS White Club, bushel ........ $1.97 Soft White, bushel ............ $1.97 Barley,- ton .................... $38.30 : Wednesday quotation, FOB, i Cheney. The Pastime Tavern fined $10, with $5 suspended, in Cheney poiice Court hst T, hmsda.' y or owirg a cus- tomex to leave. ke tavernfter ctosing hours with a case' of beer. Herbert P. Jenkins, 409V2 ]st St., was arrested at 1:40 a. m. ,on Feb. 15 by Cheney Policeman Jerotd H,unlter ,as he lefft bhe rear entrance of the tavern. An employee of the cavern entered a plea of not guil',ty but Justice ,of the Peace Jack Crabb exptaned a city ordin- ance had been violated by leav- ing he building Mter legal hars to sell beer had ex- pired. CHS GRADUATE IN EXERCISE Army PFC. Gary L. Olson, 19, son o.f Mrs. Erma M. Mad- ison, Four Lakes, Wa*sh., and other members of the 30th Medical Group participated in field training Exercise MED DELTA, which ended Feb. 12, in Kalsruhe, Germany. n, overseas since Nov. 1962, is an amblflnee erdely in the 8t.h Medical Company of he group's 56th Medium Battalion near KavlSruhe. Osi'on attended Cheney Hiffh Sclmol .and was empltM a Mount Sii: HoslMtal in Chi- ca,go, Ill., before entering the Army. Members of precinct No. 1 will meet at the American Legion HAL1; No. 2t the Selta- degg resideace, 2 5th St.; No. 3 at the Johnean residence, 411 K St.; No.,a 4:t.he Ameri- can, Legion l' Rtuf; at' heney Grain Gromevs; Am- ber, at the Marsh resident. Mrs. Sclmdegg said the cau- cuses are being h'Ld to elect degates o the Spokane County eonvenon at Spokane, and to ,adpt resolutions to submit ,to ,the county ptaff'vn committee. 1o date ,has been set for the county convention. "Precinct caucuses  the first step toward norntting a President of the United States, where grass veer Re- publicans have :a chance to elect delegates from their pre- cinct," she added. CHS GRADS GET PROMOTIONS IN EWSC ROTC Six Chancy-area studen at Eastern WaShington State Col- lege have been promoted in [he EWSC Reserve Officers Training-,'OOorps nose n prorations nd the@ new ramk include: ,Cadet m,Frank E. Ham 'and Havalav01d F. PedelL. Cadet CarporalRich, A. I Cadet Private  Chss-- i Chales Gu.Uerrez and La- [ re.ce E. @utierrez, mad Harvey I B. MacQu.avrie. Senior Citizens Manor Is Planned For Cheney Cheney Manor, conL duplexes in a park,1ke .. ring, especially designe4 or senmr citizenS, is beirg pan- ned for construction just east of Cay Street by Mr.. and Mrs. Gyme D. Warbrick of the Ghe. ney Nursing Home. "These apartments ave pl'an- ned with the main objective of active, yet leisurely living during one's retiremeat for the promotion of better gen- eral health 4twi.rg these years," Warbvick said. Entertainment included VCarbrick said there are phns for en,tebainmeat and recreation in the recreation ;building which wi,ll include a large a, ll-purpose room with a kitchen ,at one end and several smaller emft rooms. There will also be a utility room with Laundry facrities for ,those who do not lmve their own washer .and dryer. The ulnts will be u,nfurnish- ed but will inGude buiR-in range and ,oven, garbage dis- posal, refrigerators i'f desired cag  drapes in the living riom. unit ' an attached carport, private elttrance, no steps, all grou-,,,- level and var- ious safety measures. Attendant On Call Wabrick said an attendant will be on call 24 kours a dy foe emergencies. These will be athex advantages and benefits which ,can be explained in me detail by contacting the Warbricks. Actual construction of Che- hey a,n depends on inter- est hown in he project, Wtr- brick said. Preliminary sur- veys ,are now being made and it is very important that ose who ,are interested contact Mr. and Mrs. Warbrick at the Che- ney Nu,rirg Home. One of the factors they are now determining is the ratio of one bedrvom mad two bed- room units in demand. Only 20 units re being phoned and applications are nw being taken. Cheney residen u,ntiL 1951, died Moda,y at his hme in Edmonds, Wash. Mr. Selner owned 'and oper- ated Sol,net's Jewel,ry stare until 1951 when tm sold the b,fiess l  er, Peter J. Smith, wire thud jined the firm in 1947. Sirme his retirement, Selner has rrmde tlis lmrne a Ed- monds. Survivors ingIde one datghter, Mrs. Stanley Horn- ing, Edmonds; one son, War- ren Se,r, Havre, Mont., and three grandc;hildren. .Memori, 1 services were held Wedmesday eve,nug at Ed- ds. School Board To Meet Tonight The Cheney Sclool Board will hold the first of three scheduled ptblic meetings this month tonight (Fiday) a 8 in Chermy at the Administration Building.h John Hu.Lvey, represenng the state school superie.nd- end's office, wil,1 be present at the time to scuss construc- tion of adttal classroom fa-, cilities in the distct. A re-! pot by Robert Woener is plarmedrelaiug to site de- velopment pla in the diszict. Othex  meetings will be held he secoad a)nd fourth Wednesday of the month, plus specM meetings, pus: ex- ecutive meetings. CHENEY PTA GROUP ENDORSES KI N DERGARTEN The Cheney elnetavy P- TA executive beard went on record supporting the district Iddergarten program at their March 3 meeting. Their reasons were stated as threeold: 1. The excellent educational adntages it is for boys and gis. 2. The space ,saved by not lmvg 'it would not salve the district's problems. Kindergar- ten uses four rooms in *he dis- trick 3. The program makes money for the 'district. LeRoy I,herwod, principal at Betz Elemena school, said he would like to take this ,oppoaxMnity .to invRe any per- sons interested i,n schools iv visit  .anytime in the kinder- gotten.' and to feel free iv ask questions regarding the vaLue of such a prog-mm. The next PTA meeting will be March 16, 8 p. m., a the Betz gymnasium. By Jack Pierce A gant ptrified tree, probably an oak, with .an astintated age of 21 m.iiln yeos is in tmsesion of Esrn Washington State College after being discovered 1.'ast Thursday. The anciertt tree, which weh,s over 5 tons, was found with two others by Murphy Brothers C.onstruclion Co., waile crews were at work Rear Twenty-third and Tho,rp Road adjacent to Lat Creek atd the Iram Important Find J, ehn Fetich, superin.tedent of le firm, immediately re- alized the importance f th discovery and cortacted geM- ogists at EWSC. Felton oder- ed he m'e,a  'o poten- tial "rockhouds" and policed the area Ttms@ay nig.M to protect against souvenir hat- ers. He placed his construe- ,tion workers and h&s eqmp- men at the disp<al of the ge.oogists to make sure the prme was safely exvavated without harm and taken to a safe place. Two other trees were al@o found, ne of them probably an oak and the oher a maple, t the same time,m taring in the find were Witweh CO1. lge and Washington St:ate University. The one taken to EWSC, where g is stred in the cot lege warekouse, m.s,ares 2 x 4 x 9 feet in girth, wLd,t,h .and e,ngLh. It's wdlt ,h,as been computed ,at a,pproxi. malely 11,850 pounds. Can't Be Moved The mammoulth trunk, i,n Irank Nicol, processor of bi- ology and tread of the ology delame,rt at EWSC, made the tentative ideritifiction of the rees. W. L. Vflkerson, i strtor of geogy, phced the age of ,the tree t 21, e tt belonged o the  geologic1 age period .... The find at first Was regard- ed,as a rariT far Eastern Wmhinon but NieI said t day 'he has snee IMmdned in- formation ,ta parried ta-ee re relatively c'mm fin in the Spokane ar. Eveatually, e  tree w,itl be mounted  displayed in an outdoor glass  on the EWSC campus. Actual monery value of the tree i.n't great, al$1ugh Wflkvsen and NioL said "roekhounds" probably wmid pay from $2,000 to $3,000 for parts to finkh. The immediate pallrn is get, tin, g the tree off e truck bed, a problem which hasn't been salved yet. l BuL Willverson ad Nicol raren t in too much of a harT3r.. ,fact, is so heavy that it is st,ill Tanl. figure if i!t took 21 miL- loaded on a .Murphy Brother,slLio,n years to discover tle tree, trtmk, a,s no equpmenlt isle few mare days wolt hurt avaable at EWSC to unl0ad it. anythirg. 21 MILLION YEARS OLD--This giaflt petrified ing some 5 tons, was unearthed last Thursday near Spokene in a clay deposit with a high sand content. Frencis Schedeggr (left) head of the geography departrmmt at Eastern Wash/rig- ton State College, and W. L. Wilkerson, professor of geo|ogy at EWSC, flank the tree and help in its removeL The find wal truckedto Cheney where it is stored at the EWSG wamheuse. Kaiser Spokesman Raps BPA Increase power rates by the Bon.nevil'le Power Administration. While the increase percentage-wise appears small, it would in- crease Kaisers eos over $50,- 000 per year and would dis- courage other industries from coming into the area. PauL Ewing, northwest man- a.ger of pubic affairs fer Kai- ser Ahi, minum, was featured speaker at Rotary meeting Tuesday noon. He pointed ou.t tlmt Spokane facflities of the company is expanding and im- proving its facitities there. The company is pu'ttiag into the Spokane area from $75 mil- Lion to $80 nlir in direct beneffts yem-ly. Ewing expressed cocern over he proposed icrease in Admitted To Study Marcene L. FLikke, daughter lot Mr. and Mrs. Lee Flikke. 1314 Sixth, has been admitted /to the proessi)n'aI education [program at ,Eastern Washing- ) ton State College. DAN ANDREWS i! TAKING PART IN DEBATE MEET A Cheney student was amorg seven Eas'T, Washing- on State College students en- tered in the 34th ammM 2Mur- n,a,men of Champions deba at Linfieki College, McMio.- ville, Ore., which Thursday (Msxh 5). He is I) Alrews, son o Dr. and Mrs. J. A. A, a 1961 graduate of Cheey High School and a senior majoring in biology at EWSC. Andrews is entered in inter- pretation, radio, OxfOrd de- bate and Lincoln-Douglas de- bates. The debate tournament is expected to draw 1,000 stu- dents from the 11 Western states, Howard He?f, EWSC debate coach, said. Class Sets Event The chss in oral hterpreta- ,tion at Eastern Washington State College, under the dixec- tion of Alice Moe, d=ll: presem "An Evening of I,ntevprea- fief," Monday at 8:15 p. m. in Martin Hall a:udi.torium on tl EWSC campus.