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THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPr:R SERVING 68, Number 44 Cheney, Washington, Public Library Boosters Form 00ciation To Promote Library Here; Louise Stearns Eleded Chairman people interested in a for Cheney met Meeting March 31 City Hall for a J ainted session, educe- and discussion. of them met again 4 for a business meet- March 3'1 meeting, six gave short mainly with public library is good Stewart told about his experiences using a in a town small- Gheney. He said that should have a public "so that c." dren here some of those same enriching exper- and also so that he can use it far of the 22 college t0vns in Was hngton, .only two--Che:ney and College Place (near Walla W.a.lla)---do not have public lib- raries. Walh Walh itself, Be.1- linzham, Ellensburg, Pullman and the 16 other college towns all have public ibcaries. Officials who met with the group March 31 were Mayc,r Nolan Brown, Councilmen Ted Edgott and Norman Hove, So- kane County Library Trustee Mrs. Milo Bail, Spokane Coun- ty Librarians Mrs. Susan Barck- lay, Mrs. Adele Riley and Mrs. O1a Shaw. Committee Is Chosen At the mayor's request, the g, roup agreed to choose a com- mittee to meet with the co.un- ell ,and inform them of exactly how much ,a public library would cost the city, and how SOUTHWEST Friday, April 9, 1965 SPOKANE COUNTY Single Copy 10 CentJ Girls Issue Challenge To Raise Funds For New Grid Field Facilities Y'isher Field, future site f the new high sclmol tha,l field and track, may ,have new bte,Cheas and liglts by 1966 if a grotp of industrious (e- ney sclool girls have their way. District phns do nt call for providing bleachers or ligh for the new athletic facilities but the girls have started what they hope will be a community efort to raise needed funds. The girls held a bake sa*le at ibson's Thrift Store, anti wlfle they raised the mod- est sum of $6.37, they lmpe the amount will be equaled and Ratcliffe Co. Awarded Bid bettered many times over by other civic minded persons and groups. Lird,a Isaksen, Catherine ove, Susan Tlmm, Lind Engel ,and Margaxet Rosez- eig proudly presented the :8.37 to Dr. Willi:am J. ",Riggs, a.nd "challenged" others to match or better their effort. Jack Gibson, owner of the store, donated floor slace and acded the girls durhg the sale. Dr. Pggs expressed appreci- atiora for the givl' effort. He said "further community vo- operation in the developmgat of such r fitites m blaelmrs, ih ai a refreh- nmnt stanl .wil be weed." Dscuors hsve been held by city ffieia,  pex- son, Rel :and regresentivea of Rotary and Mons clubs con- cernng the posshiUty of jo- As Specialist speakirg as in the teaching of told ,how ",vide reading for 'adults and stu- learn to read faster fluently. The hrge books supplied by a give so much each irrdividual enough books to inter- personally, and thus engage in this help- readin,g, he said. He ted out that when a is read to and thus associate pleasure aks, that he learns to quickly and easily starts to school. To to become a bet- Fletcher said, one him to get habit," the child the library on his own ,ad selecting his own e Kingsly, speaking hackground as a and from :Hhrary science, told of in purpose be- of ibrries lbraries, cohere lib- public lflmaes. that school libraries hraries serve stu- faculty, supplying fit the curriculum People have in- than those cov- ,a school cuPricuum, attd ,a public library the school and by sulwflying matter to fit al,1 the interests of all the To Cheney Hedtke said .that she and he hus- three children are to Cheney, hey made their decis- many hours a week it w(mld be open, so ,that the council can seriously cosider the mat- ter. During the April 4 meetirg, the group decided to name themselves "Cheney Associa- tion for a Pubfic Library," eiected Louise Stearns chair- man, and decided to form a steering committee composed of 'any ,and ail volunteers from the association who have time to meet occasionally. This steering committee will make any further decisions that need to be made. The chairman was directed to appoint a small "mayor's committee" to meet with the mayor and council and present the request for con- tracting withthe Spokane Coun- ty Library to have a public li- brary in Cheaey. Appointment to this committee is subject to approval by the steering com- mittee. Among thoe present, edht volunteered to be on the steer- ig committee---Joe Dan,gher- ty, Mary Orafious, Pete Smith, Mrs. Stearns, Eaxle Stevcaxt, Fhxrence Stewart, Joan Traey and Carol Toka. They invite all Cheney citizens wlm ere in- terested in a pblic libra to be in the association, and also, if they wish, its steering com- mittee. They said that any herey resident may join by czRig Mrs. Semms at 235- 4623. They ,.Iso nounced that Ms. Barc, courtty libvaan, said bat any Cheney resident can begin using the county li- hary services on a beoknbile for $3 per year per family. Ths service is free to holders of a valid Spokane City Library [card. The closest place is Four [Lakes, where the bookmobile stops every two weeks. to living in thisl$Oil District One 1,arge ap, the hck of a lib'][ll[eBreadin00 Contest reaTg for At treserzt Mrs. The Sourly, vest Spokane Si4 to the pu, htic Splane, she mid, to readirg needs of the is par- to Curious his adventureS. of pre-schooters will I'm lkig but," She conctuded that a is not only en- but ,also valuable to 1 ages. ff ayone opposed to ,havin in Cheney, but He wert o to say very much in favor public library here. that vchn a town starting a new ser- people, that there need for the service, it amg the peo- the city government the means to sup- that this in a pblic some sort of campaign to Oouncil evidence group seriously de- a lbr. said that she kinking thi-ough IAbra. Direr- book in the and as One cities such Tacoma ave But ,may Soap La, Yehn, all in have guble "If Sop Lake can livery., so can she declared. Man of towns, as the ref- shows, h,ave bra- public Bbraxy sys- wet on to say that and Wter Conservation Dis- trict .has entered the 19th an- n'al Goodyear competitio to select the nation's top 53 con- servation districts. Avities of be district wifl be weighed against the per- ikmance of other distxt. "cts i the state in det the oug district ,in te ,an- nual event sponsored by The Goodyear Tire & Rbber Com- pany of Aka'on Ohio. Key agricultuwl leaders will serve  julges and  select the .state wirmer. Soft conser- vation efforts from Jan. 1, through Dee. 31, 1965, will he considexed. Gcand award for the 53 dis- tricts selected natinay wil he ,an epnse paid, work- study trip to Arizona in De- eemher, 1966,  one member of the district governmg .body a'nd the outsading farmer-co- operator in each winhxg dis. triet. The 106 men selected w'fll be guests at Good, ear Farms, a 14,000 acre .general arm op- e:ration near Phoemx. The Southwest Spok,ne d i trier has taken part in the com- i peition in the past and yeas amed the state's second place disrict in 1963'. District super- visors are Art I-Iaverson, Espa- ola; Gerald McOoury, Spo- kane; and James Painter, Ed aughan and Jevold Betz, Che- ny. The district's outstandi eo- opevar wii be lected from among the 430 arm operators enrolted in the ct Vvo gram. NhfionaHy, a 2 mil- ln farmers in over 2,950 dis- tricts have signed rative agreements with local Sail anal Water Conservation Ditrits. GIRLS ISSUE CHALLENGEThese Cheney so the new field can have adequate facilities school girls collected $8.37 recently in a bake when it opens in 1966. Left to right are Linda sale at Gibson's Thrift Store to contribute to- Iaksen, Jack Gibson, Catherine Hove, Susan wards bleachers and lights for the new high Thompson, Linda Engel and Margaret Rosenz- school feotball field at Fisher Field. The girls ig, and Dr. Will'iam J. Riggs, superintendent have issued a challenge for other groups and  Schools. individuals to match or better their effort 16 Steers For Sale At ]ir0n Curlain Arl Livestock Preview Show ]Will Be Discussed Tomorrow At High School At C0nv0cali0n The annual Cheney Junior! Livestock Preview Show will be held tomorrow at the high school farm shop. A total of 16 steers will be sold at the show, which is spon- sored by the Cheney High School Future Farmers of America chapter. The Chamber of Commerce will again hod its fee pan- cake feed from 11:30 a. m. o lp.m. In addison to the sale there will be a livestock judging can- test, farm machinery on dis- play and farm slmp Irojects. Judging will start at 9 . m. The slmw is a preview totha armul Junior Livestock Show of Spolane lay 3-6. ] According to prefimina es. I timates, the 30th Anuual Jun- [ior Livestock Show of Spokaxte ]should he about the same size as the one held last year, P. R. Gladhart, general manager of the show predicted this week. "At the moment, t looks as if we'll have 652 ehihiters! Yrom the Future Farmers of America chapters and the 4d-I Clubs," Gladhart said. "Last year at this time we predicted 610 exhibitors. We actually had: 668 exhibitors iast year." &tacihart said estimates in- dicate there will be 332 boys and girls from 4-H Clubs213 boys and 119 girls. Last year's how saw 342 4-H Club mem. hers partipaUn,g. Etimates from FFA chapters are for 320 boys to paxticid)ate.  year 326 FFA bys attended. "/klthough these early esti- nmtes may chage ,by May 3 whert the lmw starts," &lad- hart said, "We ,usually find our estixnates are low." The 30th Anrmal Junior IAvestock Straw will be held My 3 throush 6 t StoekIzd Urin Stockyards. The shew is for rural youth of the Inland Empire. Its puxpose is to ,help rd encourage 4-H Club mem- bers and Future Farmers of America studerts and other Frasure, Dirks Earn Straight A's Seveeen Cheneyea stu- dents ,at Eastern Wahin,gton St,a College have been na,med to the winter quarter honor roll. Topping the list are Carl C. Frasure, 518 F Street, Cheney, ad l%aymond M. Dirks Jr., Four Lakes, who received a,li A's for a 4.0 average. Others named to the honor roll irdude Mary S. Gt"afious, Mil.lard E. Hale, Ronald, N. Knoshaug, Jmes B. Mickelson, David M. Nicol, Wesley J. Or. Sob, John R. Reed, Nancy M. Smith, Sharon L. Tanner, Lin- da Thomas, @lnn E. Wi.}louh- by, Susan G. Wilson, and Thom- as W. Wilson. One student from Medical Lake, Judy A. Patrick, and one from Four Lakes, Beverly G. Wilcox, were also listed on the honor roll. boys and girls to become inter- ested in and perform a better job with their livestock pro- jects. As in the past, :the show will feature lambs, h, and steers the boys ,and girtv fed and groomed. All stoc wli be sold at public ,auction o the last two days of the . I00a00ng up to JurAor Show m-i17 Jmdar Show Previews'-;" Imd Em- pixe conmmai' Boys and irts at these Slms display their animal fox judgi and fxm these preliminary sllWS, ummlly only the best are elected for shewing in Spokane. Prminaxy estimates as re- leased by @la for the Spo- kane show include: Future Farmers of Axnerica O;ehibitors" 292 steers, 354 single swine, 85 carcass swine, 56 swine in pens of three each, 167 mbs, 26 ,lambs in pe,ns of three each, 36 judging teams of four each for a grand total of 292 steers, 607 swine and 276 Iambs. 4-H Club boys and girls---213 boy ehibitors, 119 girl exhib- itors. 107 sngle swine, 16 car- cass swine, 16 swine in pens of three each, 269 steers, 184 lambs, 19 Iambs in pens of three each, 22 judging tea, ms of four each for a grand tota of 269 steers, 171 swine and 241 lambs. FEDERAL AGENT WILL DISCUSS COMMUNISM Dr. Fecn C. Stukenbroeker, a member of the ,headqtaz+ters staf of the Federal Bureau of I,n,estig,aton, will speak at Washington State Col- lege Tuesday at 10:15 a. m. .I-Its talk kn the studen union is open to the public without charge. tn over 20 years with the FBI, Dr. Stukebroeker, has cosely stuOd the mxnffica- tm of the eammu.nist co spiracy in thi cotmtry. He has been designated by J. Edgar Hoover to a,ppear throughout the Uaited States as  FBI speaker on communism. On President's List Three Cheney students re- ceived .gh enough grades at! the end of the fall sevaestev to be framed to the President's List and honor roll at Was'h- irgton State Umversity. They were Russe2 T. Akiyama, Dqn- net F. Babcock ,and Richard Meyer. Meyer ulo was named to the freshman honor rol. Lt. Stevens Home "Art Behind the Iron Cur- tain" will be discussed by Dr. c}ard McLanathan, outstand- ing .authority and critic of the fine arts, in a convocation at Eastern Washington State Col- lege Thtrsday. Dr. McLanathan's ta will be a, 8:30 a. m. in Showalter Auditorium on the EWSC cam- pus in C2mney. Admission is free and the program is open to the tmblic. Mffat2n now rves as a * oarltant on the arts to Time Life, the ,Massachusetts nsti- tute of lgy al Atlan- ta b-- Assaeia In 1959, Dr. Mflm, h is eqiml at ,home in all the ars of al the ages of the Western World- American, Modern, Medieval, Decotive, Renaissmme or Barque -- was! selected as Curator of the much discussed Art EbR t the Anriean National Exbi- tion in Moscow. Dr. MLanatn recently re- turned om ,a tour through Pohrd aad Yugslav, re .he was assigned as a - tative .of the U. S. State Depart- rnt. Lions Will Again Sponsor CHS Girl The Cheney Lions Club wfl again sponsor a Cheney High School representative to Gil's State, dub offial$ ced last week. Edna Cheerer, ast year's reiresentative from Oheney, said e faculty at CHS ChOose seval girB, their selections an .academic achievement, lelemP qual- ity and gonea1 behavior. Each candidate writes a 50 word essay on "What Girl's Me." State Meas To The girl's axe ,intervieed by a member of  American Legian ux- ilary and veeotion is made to the high school on the Riri selected. The LioPs a. said that birthday ca]el aS :have been de,leered. If ,anyone has not re- cved a calendar they shou call 235-4957, H, avvey Ashburn said. ,Sales were the best ever, with 1,500 tings and t]te club thanks each and everyone for their support," ,he said. Millard Hale Jr. On Model U. N. Team A Cheney student, Mird E. Hzde Jr., is a member of the Eastern Washington State Cul- lge delegation to the 15th an- nual Model United Nations of For 2 Buses The Cheney School District will purchase two replacement buses from Ratelie Fard Co., the boapd of directors decided Marday mght. b04h)win,g analysis of bids n two replacement school buses the beard b0ght low bids for ,a 40-passenger and a 52-passenger bus, both Fords, from Rateliffe Co. ,at a net price ,of $13,827. ing development of the reere- tio facities. D. Riggs pohated out that a community nmvement i the West Valley scheol stict dd new blear,hers which seat 2,000 specators, and new 1,i, ghts for their footbafl fiekl at a total cash oulay of $13,- 500. Actual value of the facil- ities  $42,500. Work on the new foothall field ax,d the track, ,appved by voters on March 16, w[H In other business the board 1commence sometime in May. ted to invite members of the ] The field will be ready for use Citizens Advisory Committee's[in the 1966 fo0bal season. steering committee to meet[ --- wih the directors April 21 to] I lm- discuss, responsibilities of the [ IIe  GOll citizen,s group in the study of lmm I the district's fi.nances, facili.]ranterro, ties ad curriculum. [   P],agroun,d development, q .dl t-- the directors reported, is pro- |O g,00arKston ceedirtg at Wirtdsor md Gax- -- ,den Springs schools. Bids will Pdmrd Jewel, Sail Conser- he received at the next board meeting on the well at Four Lakes, and the purClmse of sprinkler system materia and Betz potmd will be sxt- ed, with the material to he used as fill at he new high sclmol gite. Sage Brush Bard Taken By Death H. S. Bassett, "the Sage B'ruh Bard" of "HaxringtmL ded Friday in Spokane at the age of 95. i Mr. Bassett, ar honorayi ,life member of Washington Newspaper Publishers ,aia- tion, pblished the n Citizen from 1907 to 1959. Af- ter selling  nper he retired to awthorne Mor in SPOe. Services were held Momlay in the Community Congrega- tonal Chuh in Irimgtan. He is rvived by two duh. texs, orence Bassett, wlm resides at Hawthorn Man-m, aint an efeetive wood- or, arid M. Adelia B. Scott, ]  prtmhng and  pro Iaxrhgton. ]gram in the district. ..... [ Oo KvatRer, SCS state con- ROTARIANS PICK I DICK HUMPHREY Kelley with a statuette pen set. ,Dick Htmphrey has been elected president of the Ce. ney,Medical Lake Rotary Club, effeve July 1, Oher new fficers me Bill Will,on, Vice president; Lowell Poore, secretary; Ken Douglas, try; Clair Grube and John, rectra Spangle Man Gets State Dairy Post At a recent meeting of the Washivgtn State Dairy Herd In'4ovemet gssociatian two aea dairymen were elected to responsible positions. Dick Camp, Spangle, was elected to the boax of direct- ors ,and Eugene Field, Valley, was elected vie.preide: Mr. Carp  a member of the kane County Dairy Head Ira. provement Board, mad Fied is ee president f the Stevens County Board. WEATHER max. min. pro. April 1 .............. 61 31 .46 April 2 .............. 41 33 .06 April 3 .............. 52 32 .00 vattn Service techrticim as- sisgng the SOu Spoleane Soil & Wter Conservatkm D trict, has received a ml tmxer to Crlh Wash., effective M. The Gerd Thole,  area conservationist, Spokane, at [he district's  bam'd meeting the Soft Conseatioa Service at 0hemey in December of 1961. Shine tlmn he has v- ed one lomoti  is a:ptig a supe Ix- tn with Lucreasin si- bilities. Jessen was ,pvesen,d an SS ,awaxd Wednesday eve- nnlg fox abeve-avevage work performance resulting in in- creased phnning oztd a1ica- tion stance to the Sooth- west Spokane district for 1964. In 1963 Jesse received a sim- ilax award for outstaling per- fonna,nce. Rudy Roaenzweg, (hserva- tion Techaician. also the district, received a "- icate of Merit"  and oah bnus far the lead ,1 has provided in erefix ami IA. Robert Stevens of Che- the lr Wet t CAm'emont Col- April 4 .............. 55 33 .00 lmy, 1964 graduate f Eern lee _t, Calif.,  Alarl 5 .............. 53 31 Vhi.gton State Ood,lege, WS t  W aan ' April 6 .............. 45 29 . Wlmed home y a group of ]cowlme a-ougn y.. . A,pil 7 .............. 53 36 .00 well wipers I Lt. Stevers  been in tm,[Mffm Hle m'., oze wmn- MARKETS ing in O a anti [ ton St., is a 1961 gvuate of Soft White, bushel ........ $ 1.32 I and will be asgn, ed to duty in [ Cheney High School .and is a 'White Club, bushel ........ 1.32 /Gy after spendg a fur-[nropolitical science major Barley, ton ........................ 42.50 l at 15WJ k)uh here. . Oats tan .......................... 44.00 The statuette signifies the place winner in the Oliver to ,series cantest  a- nuUlb, in Wasbian. Following ,tim  a go- ig away party or the Jessens was held at the  re- dece. On lmhalf of the dis- trict,  Jerul Betz the J with a ic frying pan  a farewell gift. Krauter stated the posa'on left vacant by Jesson  ably not be filled until after July 1. Florence Fryer Returns To Cheney Florence Fryer ,reture to Cheney Saturday fter spend- mg the winter at Mesa, Ariz., where she spen considevale ime watching Major Leaglle baseball teams lhy g practice games. She saw the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Cleve- land Ind,, Boston Red and Los Angeles Aqelg. Fryer said she is ,a real. ba.gfl faro PTA Meeting Set The emet7 PTA eoc- rive eunefl wi meet day, ivtel of the usuM , at 8 p. m. in the Be library. All esent members and the elected mhicers  next year are urged to attend.