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if:! i 7/to....._ THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 68, Number 3 Cheney, Washington, Fri@ay, June 26, 1964 Single Copy 1O Cents GREETS GUESTS--Arthur Halverson (left), Con- Farmer of 1964 for the Southwest Spokane Soll and District, pauses before "twiLight tour" of Tuesday evening. Shown with him, left to right, are -heney, and Pete Scott and son of Spangle. Set LARGE CROWD TOURS--This cross section of educators, bankers, businessmen, and farmers was typical of estimated crowd of 100 which made the "twilight tour" with Hal. version. Left to right are Dr. O. J. Wiiliamson, Eastern Washington" State College faculty member; Norms Pierce (partially obscured); WHEAT INSPECTED---Halverson watches as Scott Barr of Ed- Don Winans and Fritz Gilbreth, Medical Lake wall and Dr. Williamson inspect new wheat stand. Mr. and Mrs. banker and businessman; Norval Holmes, Halverson will be honored this fair at a Jaycee sponsored ben- Cheney businessman; Louis Falk and Ed quet in Spokane and will receive a certificate signed by Gover- Maughan, Cheney.area farmers, nor Albert D. Rosellini citing them for their conservation farm- ing methods. Cross Section Of District Prices nry Mumaw Quits; Decision July 8 I of $961,725 for iconsucti0,n of a new senior I00ommis00;on s to the present high sc,hool mud was se,,at Wednesday's Cheney School Board Has Extensive ..... 00lV0tes N9 00[ChUrch Background iOn R i g review and charge before a decision is reached ezon n Jlhle of July 15 has been set by bonding agents as to what should be included in the Cheney's new Methadi,s pas- C. eney's Sepnber 15 election, tar, The Rev. Howard Pitts, 45, Site comes .here with a wide back- inl'ude develop- [velopment--a total af $961,725. ground of relii, ots training ste, which i Remodeling Needed and service. selected. J The building would cost ,ha,s been es- I $769,725; remodeling the 1929 Mr. Pitts, a rmtive of E Paso, .an acre plus ] building for conversivn to a Te:as, succeeds The Rev. K. W. Lar,r}san!, who has begun new new athletic junior h,igh sclmol wo,uld re-:pastoral duties at Seattle. considered quire $8,300 or ,a home econ- or %ootball omics fcility; $3,600 for a Mr. Pitts has been in Meth- fr fencing; lunch room; $2,600 for a sei- odist ministry ,sine 1944. He $6,000 ence facility arid $20,000 for wa, s a Navy hospital chaplain courts: ad site deveopment. ,7 yas at Oakland, Okinava and shrubs. This wo,utd require $461,000 and New York. He ws in re- shool land- in bonds and $343,225 in lee- li.gous radio work for 2 years, 'said the dis- ies, plus $3,000 for equ}pmen, serving with the Jeint Regi- $100,000 to build a new gh school ad ous radio committee of New remodel the present soh, ol. York ,and ,as director of radio new .se,uior Other figures considered in- for Presbyterians of Texas. students eluded $48,840 or a .new ad- Pastor 9 Years State miLnistratin building; $10,200 ce, lear- or demol,ffion of the paesen He has been a Meth(ist $769,725 adminfistration buiMing; $600 pastor 9 years, servin'g at Car- addith, for restorati(m ,of the ste, ad rizozo, New Mexico; San An- is :fly $7,700 far a new heating phn. tonJo, Texas; Austin, Texas; 1!92,000[ Requires 44 Mills Govalle, Smiley and Schertz, g_ $100,- I This would require, about 44 all in Texas. ' l hii- Imills, or 15 mils or, three dif. Mr. Pitts wa.s campus rain- site de- ferent elections in order to i ster 4 years, liectirzg tlxe ." have the buitlding ready for Wesley Bible Char at Texas A luse by 1967. & M and servizig as chaTin The directors made it clear mad asistnt professor at Tex- the figu,res are still reltmi- as Wesleyan Ctlege..He was a nary and will receive further prison Chaplain pm't4ime for t corideva,tion before a firml 1 yOa, r. decision is reached at the July He attended Texas Western 8 meeting. College; Duke Divinity Sdm(fl Mrs. Earl Hil, ton said, "these ,at Durham, N. C.; Unign The, figures are very minimum, but ohagieal Seminary, New York; was ere quite adequate." She said Navy' School, Will- Court ast the School Board has pamaS fro" t,m and Mary Colilege; and emphint full deveMpment of site ad took courses in radio d tle. buitn, gs but at tiffs time only vision at the University o Chi. t sagned by minimum requirements ave be- eager Columbia University, the ' and Cedar i)g determined. University of Texas and the , Resignation Submitted National Boadcastig Co. m; P. Fviz- The meet'rag marked the New York. an eSti. fiz t public appearance of Ray Mr. Pitts is married to the Miller, wire was appointed to:frme r Jeanne H, axdsty, who the directorate Last week. Mil- htflds a B. A. d,eg from Po- bse.rved ler indicated he was in gener-lmone College and a M. It. E. 1 two other al ,agreemeat with the figures ldegree from Union Semirmxy, as they have been prepared. N. Y. They .have two children, He has been btmy the past David, 4, ,rod Laurie, 2. H. week meeting in executive ses- sons wLh the other directors, the possibility of fluoridating One surprise came out of Cheney's water, 'flwing a tlm meeting when a short let- 1944 CHS CLASS made tw wks ago by a 8tate Department of Heath ter of resign, ation from Mrs. PLANt D.lna Henry :lumaw was read by ., ...v...v,. fieial. Future meetings on Port. Cpirm.:an Ck, Ste..Fat. The Cheney High Schoor, the sbject are ,be arv-atge for. lvi,rs, mumaw has Deem m re- class of 1944 will hold its 20-and otlevaut]vities are being Ohe- c.ently and she asked to be re- year reunion dinner Saturday inlted to attend Cty Oo ,tml fined neve m her mines immea-evanina and a family -icni, mtm Stu- tely: She has .served o, the Sunday': Graduates an'd 'form- ""- "eetilg was adjourned oarl tne past year na net" er class members are invited so  eauneihnen could take erm would ihave run until it o both occasions, take  1 a of 1967. However, when a new l the  sm@amin Imal d, ttr- speed director is appointed, it will l Dinner reservations and fur- adult smnung hours. "" be orgy trot[l-November of Jther information can be se-i Pete Hgelin said attendance J. 1965. At tha,t  a new di-|cured through Marian Bart. h been averaging from 300 ; op rector will be elected to a J lett, Cheney, telephone 235- to 400 daily since the pool four-year term. | 4908. " opened. \\; Makes Twilight Farm Tour New Minisler 'Safe And Sane' Halverson Shows Group The @honey Planning Com- mission reused a request to rezone ,a re side,na] area near Lcmise Aaderso Hall frn R-3 to R-2 ehssificatin Wednes- day night. Residents *of the .area are the l same ones who have been ob- jecting to a proposed charge Cheney's p:eset R-3' z(ming ordin, anee which w,uld aow con,structiv,n of additiorml aartment unRs in their ne}glbohods. Rezoning of the neighbor- ,hocl from R-3 to R-2 w,ould have prohdbited construction of apartments in their area of any kind. Commission members voted 3-1 against pprovir the re- quest. Mrs. Marge Pa,on vt- ed for the request but Dr. Roger Harder, Franvis Lee rd Ted Shlborr, voted no. The vhairman, Dr. Richar F. Mitler, did not vote. Lee said the vote indicated a re}uctanee am(g Cmnmis-: sion members ta gram spot 'one ehage requeats. ;ment wi,limbe aired  Tues- 4ay t 8 p. m. at a IXfli liner- ling in City HI. Another hem-- :ling requested 'by Bob Troop, I eld Jmy 14 at 8 p. m. The blocks in question at Whesday's Pluming Oom- mission meeting were 28, 21, 12 and 5. Aotlmr tag t t for July 28---this one to discuss in detail a:ll LID (Local Im- provement DiStrict) requests tl have been petitioned by Cbeney residents. It s alo open to the pblic and final details on the requests may be ready at the time. Short Meeting Held Tuesday's City Council mee- lag was a short one, but the councilmen indicated they are making plans to inv Fireworks Stand Opens Here Sunday Again this year the F(mrth of July will be celebrated by famili'es in this ,area wiVh "safe and sane" fireworks.. The Ceney Jaycees will have their Zebra Fireworks Stand a the A & W Drive-In ond fieworLs will go on sale Su*nday. The 1.ocal option provisi(m of the 1961 Was hnffto,n Sate "safe ,and sane" fireworks lav has becr ,dopted in this area, permitting public sale and use of this type of fireworks, which are cartified safe by the state ire m.,arshd. Technically, safe end sane fizeworks are those items of ?yvotechnic dispy vChich have been tested d approved, and vh, ieh carry the state se of approval. They must ot, og to state law, explode, rise iota the six, discharge bMlS o fire, or contain poisonous chemicals. Sae md sane fks are only n sale ,une 28 fluugh tmo July 5. Outlets ,are: gener- ally spomoed by he non- profit oaWaziors to make money for commtmity p- jes. Stauds are licent and Sulrvised. Students Adive In EWSC Program Thirteen Cheney. studenls are members of the stn WaShington State Ool-ge high sclmol eie arts s tmmer seris being held on the cam- pus. 2hey ae'My Boots, Don- old Faivhanka, Dean Halras, Lynn Hossam, 1Vmr}anne JOhn- son, Nancy JOtmsou, Jo Etta Lewis, Sy4ia Manzo, Doughs Orob, Crter Renner, Simpson, Mark Steven, s, and Lyrmh Whltinger. eWEATHER max. min. pro. June 19 .............. 62 45 Tr Jtme 20 .............. O fae Cltwl June 21 Office Cosed June 22 ............. ,Tff 44 .00 June 23 .............. 73 52 .00 June 24 .............. 84 44 .O0 June 25 .............. 81 45 .00 MARKETS "Ahite Ckrb, lmshe ........ $1.37 Soft Wite, Imshel ........ $1,37 Iwley, ton .................... $37.00 Wednesday quotation, F. O.- E., Cheney. His Conservation Ways Over 100 peopie attended the "Twilight" conseawation, of the Arthur Hlverson fnn Tuesdry evening, reported Jerold Betz, clmirman o,f the Southwest Spokane Soft and Water Con- servation Dislic board of spem, isors. Represented were the Cheney ad Medica Lake Chambe of Oommerce, businessmen and bankers; members of ciey i Ticum Cub; farmers aad ranchers from throughout Spokane arid Lincoln Counties, and mar, y other in, rested persons.. Betz said "the tour atteud- alice indicated the Ha lversm s selection as Mr..and Mrs. Con- servation Farmer, to represent the Sou.lhwest Spokane SWCD for 1964, was well received. I tlfink everyone agreed their farm is a vivid picture of the allcatioa of Sod.1 and War Oorrsea'vation p,mctices." Sweet Clover Used According to Clarence Ke]- Ex-Vandal NewCheney Grid Coach A former University of Ida- ho footidl player ffs beea ,hired as new head fball coach t y ,High Selmol, Prircipal George Fisher an- rmurmed today; He is Jame A. Hatch, 37, who starred at Coer d'Alee r du00tr00 ,h prep career and !biter phyed at Idho trader l Babe Brown and Dixie Howell I before graduating in 1955. Hatch comes ,here from Car- nation, near Sefle, where he was head coach at TOR I-Igh School. PreviouslT he was head co at Herr" Ore. ing't]-Ie and Hun, attended Eastern Washgon State Oal- lge in 1961 as a graduate as- si, stent and received ,his M. A. degree in edueutio. Will Assist In Basketball Htch aso was 'hea basket- ball coach at H arrington and in 1959 his temn pced sec- ertd in the State Olass B taur- namert. He will be assistant to head basketball  Don Monson here, Fisher said Hatch, in ad- tin to 4As coac hir duties, .has excedlent teaching cxede- rialS. He will teach two Wash. !ington history asses, pysieaI i eduraton and health. atch was selected from some 15 applicaats for the Cheney job, created whe Bob Everson resigned to acoept a coachiag jab at Yakima Cn- mtmity Cllege. thtch is mried  has a family, lher said he is wait- ing to .hear from the new caeh on when he 11 arrive in Cheney. He is an Axmy vet- eran, serving i,n 1950-52. ley, loom Soil Conrvation Ser- xice technician, Halverson h one .over each of the fields trace wiLh a sweet clver soil lmlarovement crop. The sveet clover was spying seeded and plowed under as green manure about bud stage tim followirg year. Becau:se of s,weet clover v, eevil problems and insuffic- ient moisture, HMvevson is pleseaxtl$ using la gain-fallow system of farmhg. To protect his soil durv.g the fallow (xm,n-crog) season .he has made effective use of grain resid,ues as a mc to c or and hold the sail. To pevent tlIge erin on the ,hi11 Halevrson discs the sl ather than mold. The hilltops are seeded to grass and aafa to improve axed ;hoM the soil. This is used. fr hay ami pasre to feed the Haversor herd of registered Angu beef cattle. , Furrow Drill's Used The fall grain is seeded with deep furrow drills to provide winter ptection and early grain estent. The deep furrow seeding across the slope aLo pevents a good deal of water runoff and erosion. Ha, lverso spoke f a steep north slope which eroded bad- ly when Parmed. "Because of this," said Art, "it's now seed- d ott to permanent grass It still eames a httle pa'oblem from shedding runoff water, so i,n the ial,1 I've been over it with a rotary stbsoer. This .punches it full of holes and .helps hold the water." Seeded To Grass To prode proteon to bot- tom sails from runoff waev tIavexson has aded and shaped waterways. These are seeded to grass and Lfa to provide a protected pathway for framing water. "_These cuservation pactie. es all surround the neat and ttractive Ha,I.versol farm- stead. Together they illustte en pride of a true 0enserva farmer," said Kelley. The district's Ladies Auxil- iary  coffee, pmu t for those in at- re,dance. Serving were Mrs. Herman W'flas, and the Halvers0's two daughters, Mrs. Dwayne. Pal and Mrs. Roy Aryan.