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71to_......_ THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 45 Cheney, Washington, FN:day, April 17, 1964 Single Copy 10 Cen Will Monday r Will Get First New Buildings D. Posellini will visit Eastern Washinffton State where he will speak at a convocation at 10:30 Showalter Hail lecture room. visit is Demos C Ye,ung is sc'hedultd Plan m. taCt morn- lnterrmti,onal t be met Coffee Sets leders and Next Week ratio pre. will at tht aeOmPany him of the college. 15111 Mis- EWSC said the hear from to Uhe col- Questions an frown n,oon a Sack lunch answer per- in lihe lo,urge new residence to the his first of more new build- Inch's new HJall of aaka COm- nJter, all is sehed- district H. Me- Demo- Jck R. Cheney Democratic p,recnt committeemen are paning coffee hours ,next week for the purpose of aequainirg local Democrats wth percy policies .and county leadership. The coffee hour for Precinct 1 will be held orn Mondtay at the home of J,im McKeehan, 817-6th Street. Special guest will be George Meecham, or- assistant to John McRa.e, Spokane county chair- lnan. Ted Stalliborn, 121-6th Street, will ,host Precinct 2 Demo.crats on Tuesd,ay. His guest will be Howard Herman president of the 4tJh District Democra,tic Cub. Tuesday is a4so the dte for the Prtcinct 4 coffee hour ,at the h,me of Mrs. Ray Whitfield, 203 Nor,Lh 9th. Special guest th.ere will be Charles Ivarson, Democratic 1,coder of the 7Vh District. Mrs. Richard Miller will en- ter[Join 3rrd reci:llt-t Demo cmts an Thursday at her home, 517 West h Street, Art Ham sen, ,ai, sta:n state atrney- general, will be prese to meet the guests. The time :set for coffee hours is 8 p. m., and all intersttd Democrats are invited to at- tend. tion For Cheney At City Council Norman Thompson uorida- olution of intent to f.o,rm She revived LID as a first step ,to find out w'hat the project will cost. A public hearing on the matter will be hel'd aa later date, as undetermined. City Superintendent Roy invited otrh, er gou ps ,and neighbovheods o patici- pute in the proposed LID pro- i jects in Cheney. AddtJ,oal in- fom, ation may be (btained from him at City Hall. the Gonnd'tman Norm Hove said :signs reading, "Speed Checked By Pdar," .lve beert ordered a,nd will .be installed at the zavh ,and soh entmRces to Cherey and the north enhance to 2nd St., and 2rid St. coaing oH Elm. The State Patrol will forced coo?eraSe with city police to erfiovee existing speed imits, said he he said. The tmurs from 7:30 to f 9:30 ,a. m. and 3:30 to 5 p. m. will be rigidly eferced, Hove sN.d. Hove said he kows per- You can sonally of cars traveling 50 o 60 miles pox hour on 2rid St. He said many children are in the area and that "the city is negligen in r,t e)rcin its :speed limit." Dog Ordinance Discussed Itove also said Clreney's dog mi .or:nance, 'in effect since April 1, will require stricter efforee- ment. It may be necessary to supply he poi:ce deIavtment with a tranquilizer gunm, to round up loose dogs, he said. Hove ,said there ave 300 to 400 dogs in Cheney ,and only 10 or 15 per cent of them are licensed. The preseart ordin- ance restricts dogs to ffier ovner's propey untA1 Octo- ber 1. The cou,neil may vewise the ordinance to confine dogs the year around. The Council adopted reem- nm dations p.vesen,ed by tIage- fin setting prices at Cheney's new mvimming pool. Single ad- trnes  mtssiors will: cost 10 cents fr can't anyene 17 or under al 25 cents for anyone over 18. Sea- son ,tickets will be $5 er a sngle and $12.50 for a family. Thump- issue was about two approved DEATH SCENEWhite hot flames and smoldering ruins containing the body of an elderly woman are silhouetted against the black of night in picture taken by Free Press ph/otegrepher Warren Westerman Tuesday ni|h. Hulda Willett, about 70, died in the fil which destroyed her farm house on Sled Road, about a mile north of fish Lake. EVERYTHING DESTROYEDFire complete- ly gutted the trailer home of Charlie May- nard Monday afternoon, destroying every- thing the 50-year-old bachelor owned. Jack Brown, fire chief at Tyler, mans hose after Spokane County District 3 firemen doused the flames. Nearby storage shed, in rear, was partially saved. The house was located about one mile from Cheney on the Badger Lake Road. Jaycees Tap Beaudreau For Award The Cheney Juai,ar Chamber of Commerce annou,nced today it will present an, acard to R,aiph Beaudreu, castodin at the City Hall foe over 12 years, ox his see'vices to the eoanmun- ity. i . "Ale.rig with his many ser- i vxces m connection wRah b_is !job, Beaudeau will ofn be i found at the City Ha late at night to R)ck up aT, ter some group ,or oganizat'i,on has used .the bM1. This, plus his cheer- ful arid willing roan'nor has earned him the resp,evt of many Cheneyites," the an- nouncement read. Beatureau an!d his wife Thel- ma (wbe is a seerebary at the Victor Wilson agency) came to Cheney from Idaho in 1948. T.he son, Gary, and dau,ghter, M, argo, alend the Oheney schools. The "Community Service Award" is being presented fr the first tiane this year. The Jaycees gre hoping to make it an ,rmual ,affair, i cnjtme- tin with their istaton and awards banquet. Anyone wish- ing to attend he banqu may do so by malting arrangemenes the, ough a Jaycee. Shrine Circus Set The lffh ,annual El Katif Shrine circus wi'll be hNd this year May 1-3' at the Spokane Coliseum. Board Meeting Will Feature Kindergarten The Cheney School tricCs kindergarten program  be explained in deail at the School Board meeqg Wednes- day o't Windsor SChI, sched- uled to sta at 8 p. m. Pour kindergarten teachers in the disrict, r. RiChard C. Largton, supe,rintendert, and Dr. E. Keith Collier, Windsor prirmipal, will ",4iscuss he pro. gram. The district's , preliminaxy 1964-65 budget also will be aired publicly a he meeting. What's In A Name? Nixon Is President A young Republican with a familiar name has been named president of the Eastern Wash- ington State College Young Republican Club. Ht is Brad Nixon, Spokane, a junior majoring in political science. Nixon succeeds John Mc. tendon, Spokane, who did not return to college this quarter. Karen Werhan Cited Karen Louise Wehan f Cheney will eeive a state homemake degree of aohieve, i merit this weekard @ur'mg the 19th .mnnu,al conention of the Fure Hornenkers of Amer- ica at the UrdversRy of Wash- ington. PTA Lauded * $ * AMBER PRAISED The retest Washington Par- enlt TeaCher, official organ of the Washington Congress of Baron, s and Teachers, carries an article abot the Amber PTA. It reads: "Can you p flis? Here's a record.., a.nd I'd like to know if any other unit in  state can beat it. Amber PTA of Amber (Spokane Co.) repre- sen arm of the few ird crass sol, eel di, stics leR in this state. Width oR}y 27 you,Rg- sters in the school, the u,t has 33 membexs in its PTA! This includes parents of every child in he seloal, plus to teach- i ers, pius an etra eouple who are loyal to the sehol. We hope you go on forever, Am- ber. DR. DRUMMOND QUITTING EWSC Dr. WRam H. Drummond, Eastern Washimgo State Col- lege professor of education, ,has been appoirted c1airman of the division of exkoation at George Peabody College for Teavhem, Nashville, Tenn. Dr. Drummond, who has beeh at EWSC since 1950, has submtted ,his regp, am fee- ive at the close of the present college year. He will assume lfis new post in SepOmbex. 2 Area Fires Claim 1 Victim, rDestroy 2 Homes Hulda Willett Is Victim At Spotted Road Inferno One woman was burned to death and tree homes were de- soyed in rural Cheney fires this week. Htdda WilleCt, about 70, died Tuesday niWht vche fire guyed er farm hour, where she ived ,alne, a male rm of FiSh Lake ,an Spotd Rad. Her body w discovered in the gatted ruin after firemen, aided by Stmkante sheriff's deputies, searched through 47 Listed On 3rd CHS Honor Roll The third quarter honker roll at Cheney High School lists 47 students Who qualiied by earning a grade point o,f 3.5 or bette,r. The ist incIudes 13 fresh- men, 12 sophomores, 8 juniors and 14 seniors. Ionor rolI members: Judy Ashley, Ruth Black- s,haw, Edra Cheever, CMe, Darlene Deininger, Paty Deinirrger, Terri IMtlevsen, Charles Dittmav, Ma,rgaret Drummond, Pat E@a,matsu, Car- la Faekrell, Ann Fletcher, Carl Frasure, Steve Gibson, Cheryl Goertz, Richard Hagelin, Nan- Lym Hua' .Mar- Kear, Mike IAddell, Lyn arid Bfll McDonough. Darlene MeIntyve., Richard Meyer, Jim Mickeson, Judy Moore, Tom Oswald, Renee Phflle'o, (3arolyn P(x)ve, Alex Rajah, Shirley Robertson, Cliff ford lahrback, Ken Secrest, Dan SimVh,uk, IArd,a Simpson, Peggy Smith, Yike Snapp, Pat Snapp, Crail Stevens, Claudia Tarhevt, Peggy Thomson, Ber- Ca Wahl, MareilIe Wesltmore- land, Sue WiNon and Sandi Yodex. College Youlh Gels $90 Fine On Drunk Charge An 18-yeard Eastern Washington Stae College stu- den, t was fined $90 ($40 sus- pended) in Pice Ckmrt M(m. day for being dru, nk in public ,and possessing beer as a min- or. Jatnes Duma, Pearce Hall, was also sentenced to two days in jail and given credit for time served srme his arrest at 2:15 a. m. test Surday morn- ing. Ponce Chief James C'av- ford ,arrested Dtmn as he was walking up F St., on his way to the dormi, tory. Cmwf-d said Dtrm was "staggering" and was 'pretty unsteady on his feeL" Durra was ledged in the Che- ney jail over mght and spent Sunday in j a ,at Spokane be- fore he posted band for his Monday court ppearance. the deb.IS for several'hors. In the ocher five last Mon- day ,atternoon, the trailer home .of Oha21ie Maynard was completely destroyed. It was oeated abou*t one mie from Cheney on the Badger Lae load. Mnard, a bachel', said every he ore-ned was destroyed in the fire. Fire- men rom Spokane Cau*ny D trict 3 ved a narby storage shed. They said an Oil stove is suspected of ca,truing the blaze. The Willebt fire was first noticed .abu,t 8:20 p. m. whe a Scribner-aa-ea resident called to say the sky was lit up at the Wivtt place. Spokane County Dtriet 3 ansu, eved the Marm but f'we- men were urble to douse the flames ar get near the lms because of he intense heal The body as found near the remains o an overstuffed chair and a lamp in the hvhg room. Firemen. were unable .to dietermin.e what caused the fire. The victim was be,heved to be a'b0ut 70 or in her 70's ad was partly blind. Tte 'body I w:as taken  Jerue Funeral tIome in Cheney and later ansferred to Smith's Funeral Home in Spokane. Service Held Funeral services for Mrs. Emma E. LeaCh were ,held Morday in Memorial Clmpel of Jerue Fune'al Home, wh Rev. K. W. Larrisxm officiating. Burial was at Fairview ceme- tery of Cheaaey. Survivors are two sns, Guy Ixach, Cheney, and Noble Leach, Spokane; one daughter, Mrs. Jessie Sunderland, Spo- kane; seven randchiidxen; 12 great grandehildven and two sisters. She was a member of the Cheney Methodist ahrch. Mrs. Leach died in a Spo- lane h.spital la Fiday after a lg illnevs whale ,living in the Gheney Nursing Hmne. She was born on Feb. 14, 1876, and came to Chmy i 1907 with her husband, J. L. Leach, who died in 1934. She made her ,home a4 North 4h Stxoet in Chermy for 57 years. She as bon in IUinois. GOP CANDIDATE AT EWSC TODAY Richd G. stiansan, can- di@ate for the Rel)tiean nom- ination for gvernor, wil speak at Fstern Wagngton Stae C.liege Priday. Officer Election Scheduled At PTA Officers wRl be elected at Monday nght's Cheney Ele- mentary PoxeS-TeaCher Ass'n meetirg  at 8 p. m. in the Betz gymnasium. The Rev. Mik Arnold of tticRland wl] be guest speak- er. His ie is, "Groming With Your Chad Spirituay." Car Wash Planned The Oheney Hgh Schoal music club will ,hd a car wash dowon Saturday. Signs will be posted to aid in l'oeating the wash site. RICHARD CIRISTIANSON His talk, at 9:30 a. m. in he Stude Uan building, is open to the tmbic. IIWEATHER max. min. pre. April 10 .............. 63 38 .0@ April 11 .............. 62 38 .0 April 12 .............. 64 37 .0 AIxt1 13 .............. 64 36 .06 N1a' 14 .............. 62 41 .01} 'April 15 .............. 56 46 try. Apnil 16 .............. 56 26 .O0