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THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 68, Number 41 al Contractor to Build New Houses in Cheney itson, Cheney contrac- --- -- -- wd;ko::;v?d tl00e Two Ballot Boxes former seve00on Missing From Hall the northeast coner r. Mr. Wilson says plans for building 119 houses with- of five to 10 years. P. Geschke, who is broker with the Realty of Spokane, the sale,s of these Mr has branch office here at Street .and Mr. Wilson with him. said the overall 40 has been platted and approval by planning commis- are n'ow working on l platt for devj,,ing 10 acre section,' said Tuesday. made a study of future growlh and projected ,h of we are con- will be a ady these new houses," said. He added that are hrger than slzid- lots in Oheney, 85 to 125 feet. Counts Courts Weeks was aga,in the leading drivers in and the last two to entries on court and juvtice dockets. More than tickes were hand- the college area dur- priod. Police Court Leo Griffith of Ore., forfeited $11 C St'l of Juneau, forfeited $10. On a Chris Tyree of was fined $39 with Thomas Rux, pd a $22 speeding Dean Lazar, Seattle stop signs Gary forfeited $12 Robertson of Cbe- $5 ne. D.allas T. as found not a drunk div guilty of negligent was assessed an Court $12 bonds on charges were Roy Spokane; Ichiro Ken- Jack C. Cunning- Verdes, Calif., and '. Murphy, Cheney. Khalili, Cheney paid of negligent driv- Riclmrd B. Brown of a $16 fine. Robert of Medical Lake was i for hadng no valid license and Robert Spokane, paid $6 fay defective headlight opera$ors .lcense. [gETS bushel ........ $1.32 bushel ........ 1.32 .................... $42.50 $43.50 quotations FOB Two ballot boxes belong- ing to the Woman's Relief Corps are missing from the Legion hail. For years these boxes have been kept on top of the corps' cupbc.ard. Any- one knowing the where. abouts of these ballot boxes- please contact Mrs. Leona Marsh, 6 W. Thirds, phone 235-4925. The corps would llke them returned as soon as possible. Last Rite Is Held For Fanny Jennings, Pioneer of Spangle By Jeanne Green Funeral services were 'held March 10 from Smith Funeral ome for Mrs. Fanny Jennings. Rev. Ben Gerking officiated. M's. Patricia Hartly Sexton Cheney, Washington. Frkhy, March 19, was soloist nd pall bearers were Dr. Walter Hart, Joe Byers, Art Byers, John Oamp- bell, Harold Allen, and Bert Smith. Interment was in the Spangle cemetery. Mrs. Jennings, known to all who knew and loved ,her as mndma Farmy, was born in Goedwin, S. D. ,on May 9, 1881. She came to Spangle with her family ,at the ,age of seven. In Dec., 1900, Grandma Fan- ny married I. H. Jenings. They .celebrated their 50th an- niversary in 1950. They had two elgldren Ruth and Norton. Ioth her husband and dough- tea" preceded her in death. Longtime Postmaster Grandma Fanny was post- master at Spangle for 30 years She was a member of .the Span- gle Christian elmreh, a 66 year member of Pre Rebekah Lodge, a charter member of Eastern Star j in Jtme 1913, an honovm-y member of the Span, gle Idies' Aid and a member of neighb's of Wodr.t. She is survived by her son Norton, two granddren, 1V,I:rs Mrilyn Kemedy and Mrs Barbara Dodon, and seven groat .grandchildren, Brenda and Steve Kelmedy and Mike, Sban,non, Shelley, Kevin and Cameron Dodgson,. J. Bergloff Wins $6,000 Scholarship Jerry Berglloff of Spokane has recently been awarded a $6,000 science fellowship at West Lansing, Mich. He will atso receive $500 per quarter for tuition 'and books Jerry plans to take a leave of absence from his scienc and mathematics teaching at the Lincoln Heights school in Spokane. He will study for his doctorate degree and complete his study for a master's degree in science. He rhas already ob- tairmd his BA and has a mas- i toy's degree in educatien in addRon to a principIsMp cre- dential from Bastern Wasng- ton State College. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Beroff of Cheey. We want your local news CHENEY CAMP FIRE GIRLS and leaders this week joined in the youth organization's national birthday observa at a spec- ial party at the home of Mrs. Ted Stehlborn, leadeo the Luah i . . ,, Horlzc.n troop. Front row, left to right: Sandl Yodr, Judy Ash- !Icy, Margaret Kerr and Anne Stahlborn. Back row, leeders Mrs. Stahlborn, Mrs. Ernestine Hilton and Mrs. Pat Conrath. See sep- arate story in today's paper. INLAND POWER AND LIGHT TO MEET IN CHENEY Inland Power and IAght Company will hold its 1965 an- nuial meeting on the campus o Eastern Washin.gton State C'@I- lege Saturday, March 27, a,t 10 a. m. Lions Club Hosts Disirict Governor The Cheney Lions club was host to several honored guests at their dinner meeting on Wednesday evening of last week Heading the guest tist was Jack Olson of Rockford, governor of district 19E, who gave a lively and inspiratiorml talk which made ocal Lions feel fortunate to, be a small part of the world s largest ser- vice organization. Mr. Oton reminded tocal club members that Lions dedi- cate themselves, to serve eir feaw man. "Let otherdknow what you are doing," he said. "However, don't war around for a pat on the back for even the lowly mosquio does not: get a sap on the back nil he gos to work." Other guests included: George E McNeil, chairman of zone E-l, and George Wellborn both of Saline, B. C.; James L. Matthews, Frank R. Movrison lay R. Morrison ,and George FaHquis of ,the Spokane cen- tral club. Local guests were Elmer Luiten and Donald Mc- Candless. It was announced that the club's birtheay calendars have been received .and will be deliv- ered by April 1 Miss Thomas blow Sorority Secretary Linda Thomas, a freshman at Eastern Washington State College, has been elected re- c),rding secretary of the Kappa Tketa Chi sorority for the 1965-66 school year Miss Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Grant R. Th.onas, 112 Fifth ..street, is a graduale of Su'gar high sclhool, Salem Ore. See Rebekah lodge history on back page today. Refuge Considered Fine Weather Aids Tr@men SNot98 i Trapshooters ;joyed an- other perfect Suy on March 14 and took full advantage of the weather b:turning in a score of 98. e Amber- Sprague team, rmwin seventh place in the Inad Empire event, made a s of 97. More complete imation on ths team zs m, is wee s Amber news column. The Cheney-Medicai Lake team drew 35 shooters again for this last maich, Del Mc- Connell .and Clarence Young breaking 25 and  Berrmrd and Danny Nelson 24 each. Shooting 23 were :IAyd HollO- day, Adolphe Smith a,d Gary Scott. Other high scarers: Skip Du, ty. Ernie Tro and Joh Van Brunt, 22;-e  Cook, John Davis, Jak..vdt, Jack Hein and Terry Pucek, 21; . W. Booth, Daryl Black nd Al Denton, 20. Loyd HoUaSay a,d A1 Den- ton won the buddy miss and out shoot. In ,the hm amt mer- chandise lO-bird event the fol- lowing were winers: Ter Tu- cek, Gary Scott, Jo Davis Skip Duty, Jake Heiydt ad Al- Ien Cook. MRS. McLEAN IS BURIED MARCH 15 Funeral services for Mrs. Au,gusta Teresa McLean were held at 11 a. m. March 15, in the Memorial chapel of the Jerue Funeral Home with Rev. Phillip Eisen:hauer officiating. Burial was in Spokane Mem- orial Gardens beside he hus- band who died in February. Mrs. McLean was born in Sweden Jan. 16, 1881, coming to the United States as a girl. She married Jack McLean in 1903 and had made he home in Cheney for the past 25 years. She passed away at the Cheney nursing home Wednes- day night, March 10, after a tong illness. Survivors are three ssters Jiennie Coleman ,and Agnes Edquist of Minnesota, and Emma Swanson, California several nieces and nephews. 2he nursing home urges do- nations ,of blood for the de- pleted blood bank, some of wh, ich was used for Mrs. Mc- Lean. 200B JobC C p] s"',', s="'"""'" oy orps am Deadline March 20 March 20 is the dead,line for of President Johnson's War on Poverty may be to realization near Oheney. Prelimin,ary plans are now a $ob Corps Conservation Center on the Turn- Wildlife Ruge, according to Eugene C. Barney, refuge manager. with tle Of- Opportunity, D. C., Job Corps being established on Wildlife Re- the Bureau of Sport .and Wildlife, Depart- Interior. One such to be activited about in Malheur Refuge Ore. Anticipated camp at Turn- OK'd about 200 under- undereducated races, ages 16 to 21, education and from voluntary, enroll- small portion of the wi involve on-the- including hab- l for wildlife conservation pro- A complete staff of SUlervis- ors and instructors will .have charge of the camp This per- reagent type camp will include necessary buidirgs, equipment and some recreation facilities. The corpsmen would depend on Cheney for medical and re- ligious facilities. Mackie Is Member Of Angus Society George A. Maekie, Spokane, ires been elected to member- ship in the American Angus ass'n at St. Joseph, Me., an- nounces Glen Bratcher, secre- tary. This membership was one of 556 issued to breeders of regis- tered Aberdeen-Angus in the United States durin the past month. Town Meeting Set March 31 to Talk On Public Library On Wednesday evening, Mar. 3'1, t,bere will be a town meet- ing in the Cheney city hal to discuss the prospects o{ get- tinge a public library for Che- hey with n.o new taxes. Con- tracting with the Sl0kane: County IAbrary is the way to have a satisfactory library, ac- cording to several Che,ney resi- dents The town meeting will be an opporturfity for every- one who is interested to meet and talk over all the possibili- ties. Some of the people interest- ed in, a library have mimeo- graphed a letter giving infer- marion, news and their views. The letter is signed by many h)cal civic leaders, teachers, li- brary people, etc. For letter phone 255-4623. those Cheney high school sen- who wish to app,ly for the $100 Citizenship award which 1965 Ward has been received tmre of the death of a ormer longtime resident of C'heney :and pronfinent club womn,, Mrs. Alice Buchanan, 89, who passed ,away last week in Spo- kane. She came to Spokane in 1889 with her hte ,husharrd J. E. Buehaman wl- taught n the old South Central hig smal, now Lewis arid Clark, before coming to keey, where he tauh,t at the old Gheamy Nor- m, at school for ma.y years. Last Charter Tilicum They took an active part in the Cheney sChool md civic at- ,fairs. Mrs Buchaemn is the last of the charter members of TiReum club which she ,helped to organize in 1903, and in which .she kept up aw ative interest, writing its tfiory and serving as an ,h, ormary mem- ber after they retired and moved to Spokane. She was a member of the Cheney Methodist church, Tilictm club, DAR, Harvard Dames, Amethyst club and Cenal Methodist ehurch of Spokane Several Survivors Stwvivors area son, George of Tunisia; two daughters, Mrs. Erro4 HarLem, Spokane, and Mrs.Jahn T. Bolinger of Mer- cer Island; seven grandchil- dren and 11 groat grrandhil- dram Private funeral services were held ,on Saturday, March 13, from the Smith Funeral Home, Spokane.a Cremation fl- M. McKeehan Had Class Night Berth Haverford, Pa.--Michael Mc- Keehan, of 817 Sixth avenue, Cheney, was chairman o,f the script committee of the junior class night production at Hav- erord elege. Class Night is an annu'al eentation at the college, consisting of one-act p}ays by each class satirizing some aspect of Haverford life Single Copy I0 Cent School District Levy Election Is Overwhelmingly Favored Tuesday The special sclmol election on March 16th was favored by 76 Death Claims Last per corot of the people vo thng in the Chewer school district, un- usual in such eSeetions. This eection, a special levy to raise $116,000 for the purchase of furniture and equipment for the Founder _-! Tilicum new ,high scraol, playground develovment at al schoolS, and tvo school buses, marks the empletion of Step 2 of a three- Mrs l E Buchanan step long-range pl deve)ped by the sch)ol district board of . . . directors in the spring ad summer of 1964. Chairman Has Praise EARLY FISHERMEN FoK0vin,g the econ., Car- CAN GREET SEASON man Stewart, chairman of the school board, made. the follow- Are you itching to wet a ing satement: "I would Rke to line? The ice is now off thank each citizen for taking North Silver lake and the time to vo,te, in this most ira- waters are now open to porant election. I am very trout fishing. Regular season pud of each of you and opens on Sunday, April 25. proud to be a part of a eam- muity that can stand gth- George W Nichols er when the need azises to pro- . vide r the urgent needs of our children. I wmfld like New President of ,o many people who put in so many ihours of hard work tt Elementary PTA .o of an election." The Rev. George W. Nichols Complete Returns was elected president of the The :resets of le eleetiotx elementary PTA at a mee. g in each polling place are as Cal. Monday evening. Other offie lows: em elected were Steve Spacek, Cheney city hall, 2rd St. en, vice president; Mrs. Elmo,Bar-trance, Cheney No. 1, Cheney teLL, secre 'aSr and Mrs. Pros- No. 4, Amber, Espanola and c0tt Eaton, treasurer. Pioneer preeinets, 360 yes and On the rmmirmting cmmR-156 no for a total of 416 with tee were Mrs. Yvorme Chat-186.5% Yes. burn, chairman: Mrs. Pat Cn- Cheney city hall, D St. on- rash, Lee Isherwood and W. A. trance, Cheamy No. 2, elegy Powers. No. 3 and Rudolf precincts, Mrs. Dean Swegte, high 331 Yes, 58 No, ir a total of selma4 PTA president, exterded 389 votes, 85% Yes. an invitation to a]l parents of Marshal'l Township hall, Est eighth gade students to at- Marshall and Marsh. pre- tend the April high schoo,1 PTA cints, 76 Yes, 3'3 No, 109 tot, meeting. 69.7% Yes votes. Fluoridation Mentioned Sunset School, ay In other business Mrs. Don Heights .and Sperme precincts, Pierce suggested the PTA take 62 Yes, 42 No, a total of 104 s(me action regarding fluoride- votes with 59.6% Yes. Lion of Chermy water since the Four Lake= Grange .ha, mattar had been pased by Fotrr Lake , 60 Yes, Cheney voters. 44 No, 104 tota votes, 57.6% lowed. . A program based on the fl- Yes. ' lowing 00q:ueaions 0000pre,- Sp00l00s station, Twin Feature Bill seated: 1. What shoul he the Garden S md tlmXck Now on at Theatre; role and function of our PTA pr, 127 Yes, 87 No, a to- in sex education? 2. How could tall off 214 votes, 59.3% Ye Pix Closing on 27th the PTA provide memos for The numbea- off votes needed parerts to improve the own to validate the election, v, ms The Pix Theatre offers tw ski in providing sex educe- 1,128. A total .of 1336 pevsm fine films this weekend, Fri- tiou for their children? and went to ,the polls and  vet- day and SaCurday. 3, Kew  the PTA work with ed by a, bsentee ballot, for a to- "Apache Rifles" sta,rrin the school to provide supple- tal of 1345. Absentee baiters Audie Murphy is a first a,n mentavy sex edcan? wil,1 be eounCed within the film for the ,area .ad has not After viewing the ffl,m, "Hu- week, but among those who been shon in Spokane and man Growth," which is shown went to the olis, a total of "Fate is The Htmter," which to sixth, seventh and eighth 1,016 voted Yes and 320 No. features Ol, enn Ford, the star graders i many sctmo., a Superintendent Happy of a recemt film at the Pix panel of five members present- William Riggs, speritend- "Advance to the lear" will be ed their views on fle film and ed of the Cheney school dis- the companion hit. the three questions, trier, aso offered his thanks Show times Fiday and Sat- Five On Panel and appreciation to all those urday is 7 p. m. The Pix will close for the On the panel were Dr. E. R. who .assisted in telling the winter season Saturday nighL tlasse, medical doctor; Mrs. story of tb levy to the vat- ,larch 27th. " Raymond Schults, parent and ors. He stated that, "I am par- former Campus school nurse icularly appreciative of the eo- Seen n' Heard Dave Crowetl, Campus school operaion and exce:lert cover. teacher; Dr. Alfred J. Prince age this election received from sociologist at EWSC, and Rev. The Gheney Free Press. Our Wellsir, now we come to our Nichols, coordinator. The pan- local newspaper has exceeded last Seen' n' Heard column in el reov-ts will be written as a its obligation to the community separe article by Dr. Prince. with the thorough coverage it the old Free Press . . . One of In concluding parents and has given to our school issues." our job printing cusomers was .teachers ware asked to fill out Foy Says Thanks in on St. Pat's day warig a questionnaires regardin what green dollar bifl under his Bugh Foy, prin10al of Wiad- shirt collar front, which he PTA might do to help parents says was the only green he teach sex education in the sor elementary school expres ,home and if it should ,be in, ed .his tkanks for the fine sup- couM find in, a hurry. We re- tmrt given the sclmol vy is- minded him that was cheaper eluded in the curriculum, sue at Tuesday by W anti than ,a tie y, as the buck Marshall people. "I hope is woh .about 40c these days Rajala Is Winner cooperation  grow so hhat . . And Supt. Bill lg,s was In Essay Contest the children of our school di in wearing a ,green carnation tr0 may be given the host ed, which was ,not only to honor The IOOF ald Rebekah kcl- ucation .possible." Ireland's saint but, 'aso to cole- es span.sets an essay contest Early Start Made brae the heavy voter approval on Americasm earth year Riggs also stated that he is of the special sohool levy amorg the high school stu- . eorfferring with prkniyals and W. P. Parker was in to pay his dents with winners in each R)bert Woerner, lmdscape at- , ua Free Press "dues" .ad school ,going to ,a district co- ehitect for the dis,ict, on site anl recaed that on April 1, 1918, test. This winner is awarded is-as three degrees ,above ze- a trip to fihe United NaUows development work at all the re. Says .he remembers it be- with 30 .students from the sate schools. It is haed that the cause that day l.'s daughter and their chaperones, new foothatl field and track was born . . . A n d the old Oheney try-outs were hehi can he ,started this spring, probably oround the ."first Queer Duck came in red.nosed Thursday evening in the gh My. Community groups in on cld, windy Tuesday and schools for three entries who each elementary school neigh- spoke for five minutes. They hothead will now be foY were Al, ex Rajah, halan organized to assist in 1May- C heevers ,and Ga Liken'bee. ground development for each The pa.nel of judges n, amed Iajala the Winner and he will of the schools. appear with the Spokane group next week. Resleff Completes Coast Guard Chss hink af a better case of reel- Civil Rights Meet procity inasmuch as a Cadl- Seaman recruit Tervace D. lac is now a status symbol in A specia,1 service related to Resle/f, son of Mr. and Mrs. the medical professi ..... the voter registration dve in Hej Resleff of 216 Pine St,, If you like the "Memory. Lane" Ahbama and the death of Uni- Cheney, graduated March 5 column, be sure to read more tar}an minister James Reeb in from recruit train at the old news items in Gibson's Sel!ma will be held night, Coast Guard Recruit Trahing Thrift Store's weekly advertise- Fri4ay, March 19th, at 7 p. m. Center, Alameda, Calif. He will ment... Well folks, it has at the Methodist church, 4th be ,asm'ned to one (g the many been nice to come back to anw G streets. Coast Guard units or to a tech- Clmncy this past winter as edi- This service is being span- .nieal training eclul. tar the second time. We ve e - sored by the Cheney Minister- Young Resleff will be used ioed it and also enjoyed greet- ial AlKance which includes the in one or more o the ma.iov m:g old friends and making pastors of all local clmrches, missions of the Coast Guard, n,ew ones. We can't think o.f a Letters to senators and con- law enforcemen.t, sea avid better wy to say goodbye than pressmen will be available for rescue, merchant marine safe to use the Spanish expression, those who wish to sign them. ty, aids to rmvigation and mili- Vaya con Dies, Amiges. ['he meeting is open to all. tary readiness. the General Ge)rge Wrig,ht said he was so grossly misled Woman's Reie Corps No. 8 is by those previous 10 warm offering. Applications are to be days that he took his langies left with Mrs. Elmar Marsh, 6 off--prematureqy the w a y it W. Third, Cheney, schohrship turned out . . . Our copy o'f chairman, the AMA News tabloid paper The award will be given for carried ,a full page Cadac ad service to school and commun- on the back pae. We can't itv and may be appl!ed to a sclhool of the students choice for further study after gradua- tion.