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44 THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY Cheney, Washington lidy; April 10, 1964 Single Copy 10 Cents Pair sent ,o Duet Rivers duet re- even'rag at State by the EWSC de- music, the reci- will be in on the ssi,on is i raembe, of the and holds Univer of in the of Piano pano and holds the Uni- and She Delta Omi- Cortest in Udied Wih earn & OUrney in the state $o.r the Debate and pattie- one of the start at 2 xc'T medi. at tmb- also 9 be Donald Cheney max. rain. pre. .00 ! ........... 58  .00 ' .......... 56 39 .00 .......... 60 30 .00 .........  39 .00 ........... 40 .00 42 .00 ,1 .... ,-$2.02 F- O. I TAKE A BOW--Band Director Harold Har- i vey acknowledges applause after band selec- tion Tuesday night during annual spring band Cheney Lions Planning Fall Variety Revue The Oheney Lions Club this week received a distinguished visitor, C. A. Frank, owner and manager ,of lift9 C. A. Frank thea,tcal agency of HutC 'hins:on, Ken. The pu:rpse of Frank's visit to ,this ety w to make advance preparations for the appea,rance of the worl;d.fam- ous and highly successful stage production "The Va.iety Revue", a stage presenSatin with specM1 mttsic, produced by Chrenee a,d Cdadys who star in ,the cast. The Times ,of London said tills show ks "Cevtainly (me of the best." The Chicao Daily News F, oreigrt Service *said, "The State Departmen,t could spend millions nd nt ,be ,able to build the intern:arian- al ,good will his company ,is doing." ] Fr,nk, wlose office has handled many smash t heat- 'ricl productolts, corsiders "The Zogi Variety Revue" so important nd umisual tha he 'has personally aken over the n mrtagement ,of the tour. He reports that this pduction is phying to packed houses and :that ,hhis is the first .time in several years he show has been avail'able for one night stands. The Cheney Lions Club is lappy to repot that success- ful arrangements have been completed to present ths out- stardrg 'at2.aetion on Oct. 17, 1964, ,and urges everybody o remember file date. uake Described Ris,,:,,,dT G,v00s 0,'rA, LS near the Dow the Heffners and their three children, Rosalind, Daese md David, with their pt dog, spen,t several anxious kours in ,their car on P'..flla Moulain listening o the car radio. When ey roturned to their lmme ,they .found the lmuse un- damaged. Wih no electcity, ,the Heffners were tbvtunate to have a gas stove to prepare fuea, although they were withou,t het. Dr'ml6wg water s muddy and ,had to ,be pur- ''fied. Heffnler was routi frevn bed at 1 a. m. the Itext morn- ins and tken by bot to the naval station to help wth re- pairs. He dM no return ,for 40 hours. Mrs. Heffner and the children attended church Easter Surtday. Wriv, kled slacks mtd bandanas alsted to the at that some of the worShipers .had n fazed so weli in ,the qtmke. Althoua some people pan- icked, Mrs. Heffner  the gneral aCttude of the people ks one of determnaion to sort out the ru, bble and to again. Eve,he tlmugh the uake iconvenienced Heffner family they are most thankful that they are f the earthquake ,altve a'nd rage*her in their : own home. concert held at Cheney High School auditor- ium. Students from throughout the school dis, trict participated. Otis W. Freeman, 75, Acting EWSC President In 1951-53, Is Dead Dr. Otis W., 75, act- S'ehooi Job Abolished; Lowell Poore Is Ousted Lloyd Andrews Will Oppose Henry Jackson BULLETIN Spokane businessman and farm owner, Lloyd J. And- ews, Thursday announced his candidacy for United States Senate and thus be- came the Republican candi- date to unseat incumbent Democrat Henry Jackson, who is seeking his third term. Adrews, Repubilema nom- inee for Governor in 1960 and often mentioned candidate fr Gowrtor .this year, pc&lad the largest RepubLican ve ever east for a state ,office,. The for- mer state Seraor and State Superin.tende of se'loos charged Jackson "with failure 'to represrt the best interests ,of the people of Washing>n." In a press con,feren,ce in Spo- kane Thursday mornn;g And- rews declared "the State of Washirtgon is long overdue for more than token represen- tation in t:he U. S. Se,rtate. I believe the voters of our state will send someone to Wash- Private Meeting Charge Lodged By Mrs. Hilton t ington, D. C., who is aware of, from Clark Uriversity. Twelve and concerned abou our prob- years of his life were spent in lems and who will work for teaehin,g high schools in Michi- the solution of these problems. gan, Montana and fornia. I believe Jackson's voting and Citing what was described as a "top heavy" administrative staff with "duplication of authority," the Cheney School Board abolished the position of assistant superintendent for busi- ness Wednesday night. The swift move, w'hith took less *han five mhm.tes to eom- piece, M affect fired Lo,we,ll Poore rom h.e d,i,triet pay rail Poore's one-year e:onaet, paying him a $14,398 sa,lary, expires this year. It would have been renewed automatic- ally by April 15 without the school ,board's action. No Comment Poore didn' ,comment oni the decision, vChich culminated a hi,tier series of sol, col bard meetings th sebeal yr. The otxer said, "I Shk it's all been very open:." t Mrs. Hilton had asked the other direcrs, "I wouM like to know when yoga a,rrived at this deci:son?" Stewart, who had read the let.ter ,g far abolishg Poare's position, e- plied that :ao d had been reached, that they were goirtg to do that at the time by voting. Budget Hearing Set The Cheney school board will hold a budget hearing at its next meeting April 22 at the Windsor Elementary School. The meeting will start at 8 p. m. Mrs. Hilton told the her direetom that "p,rivte mee- ings" among the other direct- ors exctudn,g h, er "seriously hampered :her effecCdveness az a school board direct,or." ing president ,at ]astern Wash- ington State Co,ego in 1951 and 1953, died last Saturday at Salem, Ore., foal,owi, ng sev- e,ral months of iless. Funeral Err%cos were hem ,a Salem, followed by crema- tion. The ashes were sent to Fairmount cemetery at Spo- kane. Dr. Freeman was a profes- sor ,of geography at EWSC when he ws named acting pvesident t January o 1951 ollowig the death of Presi- dent Waiter W. Is4e. He served as Wesidert from Ma of 1951 until he resign,ed in Septem- ber 1953. Dr. Freemn received his A, ]3. from Abion OoUege, his M. S. degree from the Univer- :sity of Michigan nd Ph. D Distrkt Governor I Rotary Speaker "Colonel" Jack Wn'slet, goverrmr of ,Rotary Dstrict No. 508, was featured speaker at. the Oheney-Medical Lake cub Tuesday tm, eheon meeir, g. Winslet just returned from a trip 'to 11 cou,,ntci ir South AmeriCa where he eoaductd a person to person tour siren- Eared by fle U. S. State De- p:arcnmrt. He remarked on the "excep- ormy frien41y" reception his group .had received, even in such areas as Parmma and Venezuela, W.hea'e anti U.S. .feeling has appeared to be so st.on, g. The Visg included the Colon district in Panama and the University of Caracas in Vermzueh, and even there ey were eoaxiilly received. Winslt ax> ,tokl o the platte for the district canCer- enee, of which the Noah Spo- karm eub is to be host. It will be ',held May 1, 2, 3 in Skae, preceded by an assembly at the Coeur d'Alene cMb on April 30. Five visiting rotans from Spohane and North Spokane Clubs atendd the uneheon. i Th were Prmtk Oonden, Bob Grills, Ray Thornton, Henry 5obnso and Bob Goodn'ch. FIRE PERMITS NOW REQUIRED INSIDE CITY Fie permi fr ouide burning in Cheey are now required and may be obtained from Fire Ohiof Cecil Charl. ton at the City Hall. Permits may also be ol)- tMned from Bert Conrath t Ratcliffe Ford Oo., or from Elmer Luiten at Cheney Grain Growers. he pemnits are free. The ie department 'shonld be crttacted before any open tots are burned, Chief Five Marshall Jim Fischer said. No burning after dark will be permitted. Protest Lodged After this .he taught at North- western Univevslty and San , Francisco Sta.te OoZe before goixg to EWSC.  served as a visiting professor at the UniveraRy of Hawaii in 1926 .aild again in he lte 1940's. Durirg World War II, he taught three years at Indiana University, servirg part o this time ,as state gologis. For one year, he w also hhe spec- ial for geography i,n :hher, education with the U. S. Office .of Edueti'on, Washington D. C. After his retirement from EWSC ,he taught form 1954-59 at State Teacher's College, Irtd- ion,a, Porto,., and one year at the University of Arizona, com- pleting 50 years i,n he teach- ing profession. Dr. Freeman, active in many educational nd scientfie or- gaaiaztions, was, in 1954, pres- id, ent of Ntiorml C'oureil of Geogra,phy Teachers, nd in previous years served as pros- ! idert of .the Norhvet Conser- vation Lesgue. An honorary member of Phi Be Kappa, he served in 1940 s nmderator of ,the Cortglg#.nal u.rch ,of VCasMngton a, nd ha 1945 re- ceived the Riohard Dodge Frize f)r .the best article pub- lished in the Journal of Geog- wphy during the P'eceding three years. He was the attlmr or co- author of several texs, inelud. legislative record is one of in- d;ifference tbvcards basic state isues." "I row joi the fight and urge the vters of Washingto to jo'm with me in this bttle to astor_re vepesentaon of all the .people of our state. We have been represented too long by a person motivated by .prev polities and special in- terest legislalion." Death Calls Widow Of Early F-P Owner Ms. Mad.a Alexander, wMow of an early Free Press I ,pubafiaher, FYed Aiexmtder, died this week  Eugene, Ore. Alexander as a member of a pioneer Spokane family avid once owned the Free, Press and lair the Union Printing 0o. in Spokane. Sm'vivrs in- chide a daughter, Mrs. MMlyn Walah of Spr'mgfield, Ore., and a son, Francis Alexandea-, Fed- eral Why. MRS. EARL HILTON school. - beaixi - 'had tvi(mty gone on record as saying it thought a.dministmtive salar- ies we,re too hgh ad that same cha'n, ge would be re- quired before harmony cma prevail. The school board's deeisin dn't pass without br ob- jections from Mrs. Eml Hilton, who has consistently ved against the oher four direct- ors this year--the first ir tie present school board. E.H. Wragoxter, Mrs. Henry Minnow, Carmen StewaPt and Ill,hard Russell, Who have seldom failed to vote together, each voted to ou Poore, with Mrs. Hiln dissen.tilg: ' Private Meetings Charged lrs. Hilton eh, arged the other dii'-eetors with hol4g "a private metin," at vhich time the decision t0 f'.e Poare was reached witlo ensult- ing her. The hoot boa eld Geography of the P_afie, The Pa.'fi Northwest, Resources 000000.lWheat Growers Back Empire, and Conrva.tin of P _ ed New Wh Bill be mi,,z, reDes eat pub,lhed in various education- al and scientific magazines. Dr. Freeman was 'born in 1889 at Otseg, Mich., nd died A1ril 3 t Salam. , He is survived by his widely, Lain'a, resiing at Oapital Man- or, Salem, and two dugh.ters, Mrs. Paul Mffie_, Tujunga, Cif., and ,M. 'anes Cel- Io, Oolu,mbu,s, Ohio. Court Results Oheney Justice and Police Cou resuRs: Antony W. W, Pearce Hall, EWSC, faure to yield ,right of way valid opt,. ators license,., fme $12 z; ,_n- p Carpine, 109 8'rd Sit to keep right  cen tin, e, forfeited $17; Richard H. Welfer, Rosa, negilge d, riv. ins, ikfeRed $29; 01fie G. Tel, or, Porthnd, speeding, forfeit- ed $22; arwn C. Capper. 519! 4th St., speeding, forfeited' $12;! Richal D. BrarR, Boise, Ida- h0, speeding, forfeited $12, all in Justice Court. Dermis J. Bdtey, S,pokae, drivirlg to fas fo weather conditions, forfeited $29; Po- lice Court. Medical Lake Man an executive ,meeting Tuesday 'h rm " " *' k- night but didn't invite Poore u a ea Dyvua e [or Dr,.Richard C. Langto o Mr, and Mre H:owers I atend. Mrs. HASten attended of Medical Lake h learned[the so, ion 'but id, "I wasn't that their son and hm, family ivited to attend the ,m, eeting strviyed ,the Good Friday[which took place laer. earthquake at Anchorage, I Russell told ter, "I wasn't Alaska. [ wre ,there was one," to The Bower family was home [ weh Mrs., Hilton replied, when the ,em'thquake struck]"H_o,, can a.ny of yml deny b ide fm a jar to their[ tMs? Ruel 'and Mrs, Mu- ,house, o hazan was dne. /maw each said, "I can." Wag- ,%ate. If the ,bi paaes, how- ever, the Assoeiian will con- tin,ue its offovts to improve cern features by urging the depamert to issue reguh- ionS promptly ,and in a man- ner which best suits our reheat ara. BETZ SCHOOL PLANS ASSEMBLY FOR LIBRARYwEEK April 12-18 will mark the observance of "National Lib- rary Week." The theme ,this year is "Reazlin, g Is The Key --To Opporttmity, Undetand- ig, New Worlds." The basic objective of Lib- ra.ry Week is o interest more people of all ages in frming an ethusiasc hab,t of reed- in'g. The Librm'y Oub members at Botz Sclmol will csxtuct an all.hool assembly progm Thu'sday, April 16, at 9 a. m. At this time they will drama- tize some of the work of the school 1}brary and its role in the total school program. J(h FLer, wesiden of the, WaSkingemn Asoeia$in of Wheat Growers has anmounced "that the groveers have Voted to back the proposed heat bill." At a special board of direct- ,ors meeting held recently n R,izve tlm baa members by roll ca,, voted to suyport ,the wheat hi, H. R. 6196, nw before the Honso of Represen- tatives. Fisher stated, "The Assecia- tion's efforts to improve She legislation fetl shat of our geal-when the Holme yules committee desigrmtd the hill as unamendable." Action be taken by the House Shortly actor the Easter recess. "The prmsed bi fits the azea of the resolutim passed by the me a,t is last eonvenon, but is sll nail necessaly vImt all gwers i desire," FiSher commented. The board' te was 12 in fav- or, one agairt, and one county abstamed from voting. If a bB1 s nt passed, Fisher cov,nued, the whea growers income could be maallv" y decreased, whih  effect the evaire economy of the "You reCuse,d to tell me wla,t our plans were and I wou,ld ke to ptest," she said. She fiwished her cammen by say- CARMN STEWART ing, "I consider this ,aton re:- binary .arm capricious!" The entire discumon took less than five minutes ad th$ meeting was adjourned a few minutes later floing a tmined si|eu-me in the room. There were almtt 25 pemora atteMing. Sark induced the item into  rester age, say- ing he would }ike to inse an additional item. Question Passed Dr. n asked Stewart, "w.lmt s0xall we call it?" Stew- art replied, "position for xe assista su.perl,ntewdent for business." Sortly aftevards Stewart read a Wepared statement call- ing for the, bolislmaet of Poore's pos'on. R read as fol- ows: "A cnstafly riig d- manfl for move mds .i school .operation is causing your school beard great concern in rna,inig the present lvel of education. Revision Needed "We are of the citation ta',at administrative savages are ex- cessive and by revision fund, ealt be supplied to areas where they are more y needed. "The pube view them betg too high and indicates unwi:llingness to support the necessary school program, We feel that the immedia Solu- tion would be adjustments in which funds may be tken from one categalT to supply the financial needs of fuae- ions of greater need. "The administrative aff is 'top .hvy.' There seem to be du,pliea>n of authty. Re- sponsibilities and autl-mty ave not delegated te to pay recsived. "I, hea'el, wold enter- ,rain a n that the of assistm-a sue for bttsiness be elirninted aad the duties of the job reassigned to pprowiate existing person. nei." Dr. Langton and Poore asked Stewart to sign the let- ter, wbh he did. / L / :i F , v, , i