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t :i 7 . i = THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 51 Cheney, Washington, Priday, May 29, 1964 Single Copy 10 Centt Owners Protest 00Z0ning Amendment in Che- ordin- Tuesday h meeting ome owners Commis- the R-3 zoning construc- apartment Wanted al- of multiple in build- and (me-.half other iS pro- would of single providing rear foot- parking the re- Oommis- to the re- A decision month when the hearing meeting in R-3 resi- the but in- m a four- Louise the East- Co,llege said he is eln- patment traits at 27 N. 9th of such i estate the ere- !cause ted I we sho,utd stand behind our Planning Cmm:issin," he ::'.id. Commission Repres.nted Ted Stahthe.rn and Francis ,Lee were present to re,pr,sent ' the planning commission. S'ahlb0rn said the cotnmision flt the present ordinance was a "definite hazard against building apartments in Cha- ncy. 'Tm de,finitely in favor e.f adopting the p,Sanmng com- mis.sio,n's prop,osal," he said. Need Housing Ge,ehke said if the drive to stp the zoning amendment is successful, R-3 zoning co,uld very well be elimnnted in Cheney altoga, "We have to have he,using for co,liege su.dents," he added. Stone said EWSC dormitor- ies are rmt full at present, but w,hen two new residence halls are ,eocnpleted a restriction re- quoting a'll freshmen to occu- py them is assured. Sam King, 714 6t'h St., said, "No one knows ,how many stu- dents co,me into Chancy and lo,k for housing and go else- where. I don't see any reason for not allowing private own- ers o build apa.rtments." Location Is Issue The petitioners greed ap- artments are needed, but they contend they should be located away from large residential areas. The said zn6ng should provide areas w'here large .alaatmenl buildings can be lo- cated. Geschke said pro,hihitive prices will prevent building in Cheney because old .houses on choice locations cot. o much money. Norval HoLmes, 1004-3rd, said the R-3 area .inval.ved i,s an men, and if invears want to come to Cheney they slmuld be encouraged. Highway Is Barrier One spectator said C!heney is .small erou,g that new ap- .artmet buildinffs ean be k ea%ed a.nwhee without build- ing them in residential areas. 217 N. Geschke said most builders of don't want to locale apart: dormi- : near the Spokane I-Iiffh- r with- way. l)ad, er the present ord'.an- .with-arrce Geschke, or any other apartment builder, : may proceed with .... eonstrtteti,on .of multiple bed- rom aavtznn, but not sin- gle bedroom units. The. ma, tter was tabled for further discussion when the by un, pin .ning comm'rssion meets. A temtative date was set for Tues- idea of day at 7:30 p. m. CHS GRADUATES CITED AT EWSC Two Cheney High Sohoo'l grad,uates have been named to: Golden Ci'rete, a se,nir vm- en's hortorvary at astevn Wash- in,gton State College, or next They are hdys A. Otsuki md Sharon L. Tanner. Miss Otsuki ks .majoring in business administration; Miss Tarmer is a sociology major. Governor Urges [}riving Safely On Memorial Day Gvernor Albert D. Roselli- :i ha.s app,aled to Was'hin,g- to.n residents to drive safely v,.'hile traveling on streets and h!ghways during the forthco,m- ing Mem,arial Day weekend. "As i.n 1949 an_d again in 1962, lett us enjoy this import- .ant holiday in 1964 withou re- cording a single traffic fatal- ity," the govern, or said. Besides participatL'ng in memorial services, thousands of families will be traveling in iwhat has becone the major holiday , opening the notoring-for-pl, easu re season. With almost 7,000 miles in he medern state highway sys- tem, plus thou,sands of miles of country ra,ds, Washlgton's road network yanks amo,ng the best in the nation.. "Our highways .are engin- eered to be a,s safe as human- ly pssible," Govern,er Rose,ill- ni said, "and cur scale troop- ors are efficient and courteous tcained and dedicated toward helping every motorist drive isafetv This much the state does'toward raffic safety. The rest is up to the driving pub- lic, itself." 76-Voice Choir To S!ng Tuesday e 76-voice Eas Wa,h: irgton State College Sympimm- ic Choir, includ,ing the 14- voice Cllegians, the same group tlmt made a nine.week use tour of the Orient last fal, wl vrent a c,oneert Tuesday evening. Open to the puible without charge, the program will be in Shoealter Auditori ,un at EW- SC beginning at 8:15 p. m. Dr. Ralph Manzo i dimtvv of bath groups. The concert wi, H feature rermisanee, elascal, roman- tic, contemporary and fclk songs by the choir. The eol- l e,garts will present popular selections from receat tours. $1.26 M I LLION LOAN APPROVED A $1.26 million college hous- ing lean for ,cnstretion of Cecil Dryden Ha,U, a six-story omen's residence, and an ad- dition to 'le.Twa , m0ns tra.s '!ppoved for lastern Wasblnn-State Col- lege by the Federal Hou.sing and Home Firmn, ce Agency, Oonstruction of the resen. cy ar 244 students and of the dining hNl addition ks to stoat within three months arid be eoml)leted vdhin a year. 1,000 WilneSses Plan Conventmn Here June H-21 Cheney wi play hs to Ul> wards of 1,000 isers the weekend ef June 19-21, it was announced here this week by Everett Story, piding min- ister of the. Cherey eongreg;a- tion of Jelr0vah's Witnesses. The oeea,so,n Will be the three-day circuit envenefon o'f Je,h,ov'ah's witnesses, to be held at Chancy High Scho,ol auditorium. The Nte of 'the con- vention was recenEy ppro.ved by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, Bro.klyn, N. Y., governin,g body 'of the world- wide minister'ml society. The convening groupsl make up Washington CirCtlJt Three, presently divided into 18 con- gregations. Story said, "The theme of the three-day coherence is, "Around the World vdth Je- hovah's With.asses." It de- scribes, the present scope of I Wtness ministry Wk as of/ the end of 1963. We nv min-I ister in 194 I'and,s ad in 168J languages. " i: [ Program Exline d i Stery pOOh!ted o that semi-" arrmal circuit eonentions are pa of the Wateher Soeie- t:,'s continuous program of nfiris%erial refres]-dr  corder- enees. Effort is ma., he slat-i ed, ,be hold convenogs in dif- ferent iocatons. "Nos people agree," he added, "ttra there is a great need for the appli- eation of Bible prineilles in every day life. We endeavor to apply them in our hoeaes, our congregation and as we visit from house-tb4muse." Highlights wi : : ordina- tion and baptism 0f new. min- isters, scheduled :June 20; sh'owm,,g f a ,twlr color film, 'Proe Ev!taAng Good , News , the World,' Jtme 20, i th,e)prin- cilml public talk,-t' Uv the, Urge0000of 00Ti00es,"' by vis,ting 4itit Sriso-, Marvin L. Ilien Jtme 21. Between sessions Witnesses wiU disperse to ma.y s of the town and rural areas, callg on  of all other fvAths to discuss Bflle topics with them ad exten inta- 'Uo to. ,attend the glrll meeti,gs of tke convenon. Story estinmted atemdanee for the initial session at 800, ineveasMg to 1,200 for the fim and the prirmipal ta. CHENEY GIRL IS QUEENDianne Michael. ton Association of Wheat Growers' third an. sen, 19-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rob- nual hospitality program. She is freshman err L. Micheelsen of Chancy, is "Miss Farm at the University of Weshington. Hospitality," official hostess of the Washing. Two (eaey students hve ........ been imtited into e Est- s" City Residents seven Seniors will graduate 1 class in commence. at the school auditor. chapter af Kappa Delta Pi, ed- u.ia ry. They .ae Herwy B. Mickel- son, 913 .4th,  Bie D. Stanley, 307 A St. Mrs. Stanley is a junr nm- j oing in gea arts and Mickelson is a gradate stu- dent majarirg in geography. Garnets Boots' Supporters Seek His Appointment To Cheney School Board Seat Supporters of Cleney In-latong with one by Lois Fsvan- {.uranee Agent Garnett Boots loft, first grade teacher at flied  pei,tion bearing 544 sig- I Windsor. namxes tinging that he be ap- Teaching contmets were ap- pointed, to fill E. H..Wagner's prved for ARa Franz, who unexp'wel term on  Che.e [vi$1 teach kinddergarten at cnal Boax a weneaOy [ Windier, and Marilyn J Ineso, night's meeting af the direct-[as fourth grade teacher at ors here. ] Windsor. nther ,pettRl bearing an] ...... , ad4itioal 147 signatures was lf,.=.l h,.., pveseed favn g Dr. W. A. I t.UUll Kt;:UlI: i Canmn, bringing his ttal to l 345. [ Chancy Justice ad Palice Both petitians were taken I Coux resul fr the period under asemt far consid- covering May 21-25 are as for eration at a future board meet- i ing because of Wednesday's ahreviaed mee,g. Cn Cavemen Stewart w mtrsing a badly aollen ai infected right fot, as a result o driv- ing a ,nRil in he foot. Mrs. Henry Mumw was ill at the meeting and Richard Russe was unable to attend, so the meeting was .a  one. Student Makes Request In one other developenent rot on the agenda, Lyn Hos- som, a Cheney High School junior, asked the directors to consider lmldittg soane future meetings among students so they may ask questions about the proposed new ffh school. A sclool election i,s set for next Sepptember. Hossm is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ken- neth Hossom, 804 5th St. Mrs. Earl Hilton, acting as altair- man, indicated the directors would be pleased to consider tbe request. The directors set their next meeting or next Friday a,t 4:30 p. m. in the selmol' board rom here. At t'h,et time the matter of recommending a new di- ium. Left to right, they are (front row) Nancy rector wll be discussed. Ir ,other biisiness the resig- Hilton, Ruth Blackshaw, Sue Wil;on and Gall nation of Dr. Richard C. Lang- Stevens. Back row, Lynn Hurst,'Charles Dirt- ton as superintendent OF mar and James Michaelson. .... schools was f(wrna]ly accepted, lovs: Police Oom-t---Betty Amom son, Rt.: 2, Oheney, negligent driving, fined $22; Raymond V. Smigay, Spokane, failtwe, to yieM right of way to pedes- trian, forfeited $10. Justice CourtRonaki W. Gargett, EWSC student, defec- tive front brakes, fined $16; GeraLd L. O'Berst, Ritzville, speeding, forfeited $12; Mary W. Swinney, Gig Harbor, speediRg, forfeited $12; Addi- son J. Stull, Richland, speed. ing, forfeited $12;. Ea,rl Rob. wet, Spangle, defeeti've lights, fined $16; Don Halden, Seatflel speeding, forfeited $12. Jehle Promoted To Assistant Manager At Pullman Bank OkaY, los A. Jeble .has 'been pomoted to assisa man- ager of the Purrmn Branch of Seattle First Natil Bank. Jehle started vith ne bank's Spokane ,and Eastern arh in 1953 arid wa' with bite Oheney bmnh from 1958 to 1963. He been a,t Put,knan the pat year. Boh Mr. and Ms. Jehle were acve in commu.rtffy and soNl a/Yadrs here. Old-Fashioned Program Offered For This Summer The wheatgrowers of W.n today hunetted "Faz Hospitality Days, 1964," with an invitatio to a Waxhington residents to visit them out on the farm this summer and enjoy a day of old-fashined hpitality. Lovely Diane Mlchaelsen of Chancy, "Miss  Hty af 1964," issued the imrRation on betm,tf of the Washingtan Association of Wheat Growers. This marks the third year for "Farm Hsp,tality Days," a program which has gained national atteniun fr Rs unique expression of neiglber- lfness and its direct people-to- people approach in creating a better tmderstanding between rural and urban residents, ac- cording to Orland Oheller, i Fafield, president of Spokane ty AssNaion af Wheat Growers. Farms Opened "The wheat growers are opening their farms and their ,homes again this year to every- 'once who is interested in spending a day on the farm and seeing Wasagton's wheat 'industry in action," Miss Mich- nelson said. "Civic clubs, business and fraternal organizations, neigh- borhood groups, individual families and visiting tourists are all invited to be the guests of the farmers for the day and overnight if they wish," she added. "There is no cost other than their own transpor- tation to and from the farm." "The farmers really enjoy this opportunity to exchange ideas and visit wih their city Bridges Graduates David L. Bridges, son of Mrs. ana Bridges of 403 5th St., Chancy, received the IMch- elor of Arts degree in mathe- nmtics in t,he 57th annual corn- mermement ceremonies lay 24 :at Reed College, PortiOn,d, Ore. Bridges was also named to memhershlp in Phi Beta Kappa, national honorary so- neigh, hoes," Miss MchaelSen explained. "They like to them around their fm's, take them out into the fieds to see giant farming  m action, visit local scenic at- tPacti)r and treat them to some real farm cooking." "It is really amazing to see how quiek strangers become warm friends when they meet in such ax atmoshea of pltafity." Dianne Will Travel The charming wheat los qll travel thrm,ghout the stae this sln'ing, appeaxing on many radio and television grams to inform people about "Farm Hospitality, 1964." The. 19-year-old honey-blonde is the da,ughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Michaelsen, of Cheney. She is a former "Miss Cheney" and two years ago repreen,ted WashingtOn in the "Miss Teen-age Amer- ica" contest in Dhs. Farm Hospitality Days oNg- iated three years ego during the Seattle World's Fair, when foreign visitors and ists were invited out to the farms. The response was so over- whelmirtg and the ww- ors enjoyed hostrg the jr guests so mtmh tlat they ex- ten,led the invitati,on to Wah- ingon resident: last year. Contact Ritzville "So many people enjoyed their visits and told Shei.r friends about R that al, rey requests kave been reeeiwd from cub groups ad famils for visits to farm rigs such- met," Miss Michaesen sad ciety. Persons inter'-ted m .]p.- [ ticipating in "Fvm Ht. MARKETS. " [ ytt Days" slxafld' write'"- to Soft White bushel ............ $2.05 1 "Wheat Farm," Ritzvil. ..- White Cl,ub ...................... $2.05 ling how many in the up" " uarley ton ........ ;..:: ...... $42.001 family amd ppromnmly wea esaay quomuon, F. O. [whtm they would like to 6it B., Cheney. l a wheat farm.