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68--Number 48 THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY Cheney, Washington. Friday, May 7, 1965 usical Cars Anyone? URNS KEEP 'EM GUESSING Joe Chatburns never do halfway, even to tak- wrong ear--better yeL story goes, C hatburn SOme repair work his Ohevrolet station asked Brown & Hal- for a ca/? to use is was being repaired. was told to take )n wagon p*arked on corner of the Brown Since there wagon ,at the blk on Main Bill Available ry :a,d secondary. County will $886,315 under terms hill just ongress Rap. The- told the week. W,l be in the .to local pn,b]J to broaden and and will enabAe lo- proeide full op- quality in the skills. is based on of children of income this rep- approach to tie,hal ira- the n,ation. The de full edu- to every )f economic Show there age chiMren families of tess than iCTED School Prei.dtmt of As'n. the 1965- Donald School, Dei Bar- second vice Why'tahiti, and Nova treasu,re. its yearly May 19 on the SLate Col- Jim ' been o,f the week un, a Cheney had bee, This? farms near 'has l]ived Street he took the one jest around the corner, drove it to 7th Street ,and parked across from Campus library, where Mrs. Clmtburn is employed. He took the keys to her and told her the loaned ear was parked in the exact place where she had p,arked their ear earlier in the day. When Mrs. Chatburn was ready to go home there was a station wagon pm'kcd exactly where she had left the family car, but a lady was in this car. Since another station wagon was parked just behind the first one, Mrs. Chatburn. assum- ed it was the ear loaned to her husband, and since the keys fit, stl drove it .home. Later that a'ternoon the ar- age people came with Chat- burn's ear. When Yvrme of- fered them the keys ta the borrowed car, she was told the{ 'her husband did not take a ear after all. W,hen she eon- vineed them that she had driv- en he borrowed car home, it was checked, but, it was not a Brown & Halter car. So, a prhone call was made to the police to see if a car trod been re.ported stolen. Poce officer Wayne Fifield said Mrs. Larson had relorted her car stolen from the corner of Main and D Street, across from the N, ation,al Biscuit Co., but it had been found at 7th and C Streets across from the C'olle,ge library. Since the keys were Mrs. Larsan. was having the lock exchanged. It was then established that nat only did Joe take the wrong car from Brown & Hal- ter, but Yvonne drove home an entirely dfferent car. Some- time hter" that evening, Fifield received anothe r reoort of a stolen car in Chon:ey and final- 13, the second car was returned to the owne, who resides in Spokane. The Chatbtrns said it was quite a day, ,and when the sit- ration was resolved, it was most amusing. They did, 'how- ever regret Lrmo'veniencing the other two owners. Medi(al Lake High Will Be Evaluated On Wedneod,ay Medical Lake ttigh School will be evaluated by a commite.e from the Northwest Association of Sec- onldary and High Schools. Thir- ty-one educators from a five county area will spend the full day studying Medical Lake High Scho.ol. The senior high school has long been accredited by the State Delarment f Education and since December of 1962 las been a proisional mem- ber ,of the Northwest Associa- tion. "All of the self-evaluation steps bare been taken and we are n,ov ready for the final step for ful,1 mere,he,hip into the Northwest Assoeiatkm. Ac- creditation by this group is muoh more 4ifficult than ac- quirinqg state accreditation," James Van Metre, principal, sa, id. The committee will be under surprise th, t direction of general chair- said he re- men, Bmerson Morga, princi- blk la.1 of Bsco High Sctmol and and broke member of the a,ssoeiaUon's three member state board. SATURDAY"The Great Big Door. hree acts, wil'l be presented for the final at Cheney High School by the high school Scene Tom Showalter and Sandy Bohn are srsal. The play opened last night (Thurs- AWARD WiNNER$These Cheney High School students won Greeter Spokane Music and Allied Arts Festival awards rec- ently. Left to right they are Mary Boots, Gail B0tler, Patricia Edamatsu, Docg Orlob, Carter Rennet, Linda Whitinger, Dan Hanrahan and Dan Noel. Marianne Johnson, a ninth grader, is seated in the foreground. D0000ATE TEAM ENTERS TOURNEY The Che::,y Hig.h School de- bate team is participating in the 30th annual state high, h school champions:hip debate tournament to:ay and tomor- r3w at Washington State Uni- versity. Oo,ach Donald Wade said he will take Alex Rajala and Ran Mickelson to debate, with Gary Lisenbee going as alternate. Cheney's first round opI)onent will be from the Coast. he said. Cheney Player Has Major Role A Chcney sophomore at East- crn Washington State Coege has a major role in Moliere's play, "The Doctor in Slfte of Himself" to be presented at the cottage along with a chamher opera, "In a &arden," for three evening performances starting next Friday evendng. He is Jmes B. MickelSon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hem B. Mieke; 913.ah St. A grad tmte of C%eney School, Mickelson is majoring in mathematics .at EWSC. He plays 1Jhe part of Valere in the play. The libretto of the emCmin raiser operetta ws witten by Gertrude Stein; Meyer Kulafer- man wrote the music. R. Cedric Oolness, EWSC in- struct, or in music, is nmsieal director of the opera. LeRoy FIinze, lecturer in drama, is director of both productions. Both poductios will be presented for three perform- artees in Showalter Auditorium on the EWSC eampus in Che- nay. Curtain time is 8:15 p. m. Six Cub Scouts Receive Badges Six Cheney boys completed all reqtements of Cub Scout- ing and received their Weheo badges from Sgt. Charles Kit- chen, Webelo director, Monday evening. The boys included Mark Charlton, Robert Ktelmn, Har- ry Deininger, Larry Ham, Bruce An,derson and Stve Johnson. Tuesday mght they were accepted into Boy Scout Troop 56. Cheneyites Going To Dimes Banquet The Spokane Oounty Nation- al Foundati!on: chapter, will celebrate its 25th ,anniversary this evening, Friday, with a silver annive,rsary banquet at the Plantation restaurant, E. 8122 Sprague Spokone, at 6:45 p. m. Attendin:v from the Cheney and Medical Lake area will be Dr. and Mrs. William Taven*ner, Dr. and Mrs. Dana Harter and Mr. and Mrs. Kenne,th Smith. Meeting Changed The location for the next meeting of the personnel eom- rnittce of the Board of Trus- tees of Eastern Washingion State College has been changed. The meeting will be heM at 5' p. m., May 21 at the Spokane C'lub. FIRE ALARMS April 30, 2 p. m.---Sec(md and D Streets, .afl'led gas frn automobile accident, no dam- ae. My l, 12:30 a. m.--722 Sec- ond Street, oil .stove fire, no damage. Art Students Earn Awar$ With Exhibits Several Chene.y High School students have earned Grealer Spokane Music and Allied Arts Festival awards, Mrs, Robert Hanrahan, art in:strutter, an- nounced. George Post, art teacher at the California School of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, Calif., singled out the Oheney stu- dents and publicly praised them for their outstanding con- tributions. Winning awards were: Senior scul)ture division, outstanding, Dan Hen, milan, first. Senior wate,r color section, outstanding, Hanrahan, first. Senior portfolio section, out- standing, Gait Buler, first, $25; exceIlent, Patricia Edamatsu; good, Linda Whitirger. Senior grap;bics, outstanding, Carter Refiner, second; good, Doug Ovlob. Senior oil paing, good, Dan Noel. ' Streets who enter ihe juror art divieion are Mart- amae Jhnson, Mary B, ninth .grade, and Carline Cam eh grade. &aft Butler, high sdmol sorry, .received an honorable mention at the Natiorml Sdm. ltie Art Awards exlibiUtm for an in drawing. Oavtev Renner, senior, and Miss But- let were .selected at the Seattle regional e:hibition to repre- snt the state in the national competition. Patricia Edmnatsu. senior, was invited to exhibit an ink drawing at the state PTA art exhibition at the Davenport Hotel this week. PET TOM CAT IS SHOT, HANGED Hetge Danielson's 6-year-old pet Tom cat was shot and streeched on a fence recently, he reported. Danieson, Amber farmer, said he cat was shot near the tole In The Ground area, where it had gone to feed on rodents, as was its habit each spring. Danidson said he no- ticed the eat hangirg on a .enee April 30 and figured incident had taken ptace just before fihin season o)ened. Darfielso said ,he wuld ap- precia:te a,ny informahton about the killirtg. 2,000 MOTHERS MAY VISIT EWSC More Ihan 2,000 mothers of Eastern Washn State Col- lege students have been invit- ed to the college campus in Cheney for a Mother's Day peogram Saturday. The Assvci,ated Women Stu- dents, sponsors of the ammal a,fthir, have plaaned tours of the EWSC campus, a visit to the Alley Galle, a luncheon and residence hMt teas to pre- cede a di,:mer, program of en- terOainment and dance. Accepted At WSU Two Cheney students, Linda L. Simpson and Berta L. Wahl, have been accted for admis- st.on ,at Washington State Unf- versi'y at the beginning of the fall semester. eWEATHER max. min. ore. April 29 ........... 66 44 .00 April 30 ............ 60 46 .00 My 1 ................ 53 36 .03 May 2 ................ 58 30 .00 lay 3 ................ 53 40 .00 May 4 ................ (no .report) ay 5 ................ 47 30 trc. Single Copy I0 Cents IWarning Shots Fired But Intruder Escapes Open House Sunday At Nursing Home Open house will be held at the Cheney Nursing Home Sunday from 2 to 4 p. m. in honor of National Senior Citizens Month. "All those interested are invited to come and visit our facilities," Mrs. Catherine Waiker manager, said. Berta Wahl Wins $100 Corps Award Berta Lorene Wahl, daugh- ter .of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Whirl, Rt. 3, Cheney, has won the $100 citizenship award offered by lhe General George Wright Woman's Relief Corps No. 8, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic. Announcement of the win- ner was made by Mrs. Elmer Marsh, scholarship chairman. Any student in the CttS grad- uating class was eligible. Judging was done by repre- sentatives from five organiza- /tions in Cheney. The applic:ant ] was judged on scholarship, citi- t zenship, personality, leadership,,, and service to community pro- BERTA WAHL jeers, patriotism, active church i)articipation and general wor- thiness. Active In Church Work Berta is a member of the Na- tiorml Honor Society m.d has been a member of Future Nurs- es of America, serving ,as vice- presidon,t. During her senior year she 'has served as vice- president of the music ehrb arm aso the scieve dub. She is a member ,of Job's Daugh- ters ,arid is active krt a chureh youth up. During her th sehl car- eer mte .h,a been her chief extm-eurricuta activity. Berta is leader of the etarinet sexton of the high school bnd, as well as several egenbles. 9he aiso plays saahone. In her junior year she played wh an honor bawd composed of band membens from seveva,1 sclmis. During each of he Rmr years in ,lfigh sclml she  rere- sented Gheney at Band Day, sponsored by Washgton State University. BerCa's goal is lharmacy and her instructors believe She has the potential to becone a vital ad successful member o her chosen profession. Bera plans to attend Eastern Washington State Oollege during the sum- mer and later will tranger to Was:hingon State University. She has received letters ef ac- ceptance from each institution. She hs chosen this career be- cause She likes scientific study. especilb  biology an:d chem- istry. The .award will be presented at che June meeting of the Re- lief Corps and Bert, o's family and friends will be invited to attend. The ;a,lterate winer chosen by the judges was $emes Phil- lip Patterson, son Of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Patterson, Rt. 1, Stmkane. MARgETS W:hite Club. bushel ........ $ 1.33 Soft White, bushel ........ $ 1.33 Barley, ton ................... $42.00 Man Has Cup Of Coffee, Flees After Discovery A wild clase by C;heney trance 'officers, in which two shots were fired early Monday morniag, ollowed the discovery of a yomg man attempting to ,hide ,in the men's lunge of the Fireside Restaurant hen Cavma Matter, 531 W. First, opened for business at 5:45 a. m. When confronted the stran- ger gathered up a 'multi-blad- ed, bonehanflled camping knife and ran out the Sront j entrance. Robert W. Graver, Cheney patrol nmn, slxtted the man [hiding near the Northern Pa- cific Railroad acks and the chase began. Graver said two w.aring shots were fired into the air :after the man failed to heed orders to stop. He radioed for assistance $290 Stolen From Auto The theft of $290 from the front seat ,of a parked autonm- bile was reported Tuesday mornirtg by Russ Curran, box 266. Chancy. Curran, a student at Eastern Washigton Sate College, s,id a white envelope containing the cash, mostly in $20 bills, was discovered mis,sing short- ly before 11 a. m. IIe o,ld police he placed the envdope ,on the front seat of the automobile after cashing .a $300 check at the Seattle Pst National branch bank. Cu.rvan said the m,oe$ was left uaattended because he did mt wan,t to eamry the caSh with .him while ,attending to other business. tt.e said he returned to the to- fird  der- evened and  envelope .sang, Ourra said ,he w gone only moments and ,had not nt- iced anyone near the waeked ear ,or the front of the bank. Mrs. McKeehan Will Travel To Illinois Mrs. Edna S. MeKeehan will participate in the University of Illinois Summer Institute on school matherrmties a the Ur- ganna campus July 6 to Aug- ust 13. The Institute is stmnsored by the National Science Paunda- tion. The director, Prof. Max Beberman, is na.tional leader !n the study of new mathemat- ics. and was joined by officer Wayne FifieM, county fire chief Art Bean, game warden Bill Ditlemon and a Spokane Coanty Sheiff's deputy. t An extensive seayeh of all he ea adjacent to the Fire. side Re, st.aerator, ad tlhe axea east of the raih'ad tracks to- wrard the lagoon: resulted in no trace of the young man, ac- cording to the offices. Mrs. latter and waitress Mle Pickel, Rt. 1, Oheney, de- scribed .the suspect as avpox- i'matIy 5'7" 125 pounds and about 18-20 years of ge. ' - Had Cup of Coffee The man, reportedly wear- mg a red checked jacket and .blue jeans, had helped himself to a ctp of coffee, bu other- wise had not disturbed a thing. Attempted b.urg ,la.ry was ruled out when it was discov- ered lhat an undeterm'med am aunt of money in the cash register was: not disturbed. Early speculation that the man may have been an es- capee from Eastern Washing- ton State tt0spital, reportedly in the area, was discredited when the descriptions failed to maleh. He alaIrenfly gained ent- rance to llhe restaurant by slid- irg a kndfe between tle 10ck and the door, according to in- vestigang officers. Mclntyre:.Pr00oted Mike 'McIntyre ,pea- meted to E-4 in the U. S. Navy. He is stationed on lane Navat ga, oeated in ,the Medteranean area,  expects  be there for some me as their e:ef ship has been called t the Viet Sam area. Mke, on o Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Melntyre, entered the navy i,n 1963. He is a graduate of Cheney High School. SHOP AT HOME Another C,heney Shopper, sulaported by Cheney march- antts and the Chancy Chamber of Commerce, and pr'md at the Davenport Times, .is now being distributed i Oheney stores. Students Take Over BETZ STUDENTS TURN TEACHER Junior Ih students at Betz School took over teaching dut- ies Tuesday. A great deal of paaning was involved before the teaching day. The idea wa initied m the student council. Studets who wised to teach signed up for the of their interest. They were approved by the eachers, s-tudert ,coulmil, ,and LeRy Ist- erood principal. A "stu- dent teachers" had their les- son plans approved one week in ad'uanee. Not only did the students en- joy the change of teachers, but the "student teachers" better realized the work .and resl)nsi- bilities of the leaders of the school. Studmrts who paieipated we: Seventh Grade---Jack Mos. man, Dennis Crawford, Bobby Blaylock, Tim Cabb, Linda Nelson, Kathy Fletcher-, Doug- hs Harvey, Cindy JOhnson, Mike Graves. Eigh,h GradeBrian Miek- elan, Judy Haggard, Gary Ableman, 5ackie Phi'l, Dam Nelson, Casey Ih.nrahan, A]on- na Chatburn, Carl P, ioht, Wayne Just, Di,ck thrris, John &amen &all Michaelson, Rob- in Italwas, Shirley Va,uffhn, Ed. die Emtman, Jim IbiSh, Don- na I-ta'ris, and Beth Wadding- toni. STUDENT TEACHER--Shirley Veughn, daughter of Sgt. 1/c and Mrs. Robert E. Veughn, leads discussion at Betz School students took over teaching duties for a day. The class is Mrs. Margaret Rudolph's eighth grade English class. dm