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Page 2 Cheney Free Press Friday, July 3, 196,I AN ENDURING ASSET *'r/, p CIfENEY FREE PRESS ESTABLISHED 1896 PUBLISHED AT 412 FIRST ST., CHENEY, WASH. Eutered at the Post Office at Cheney, Washington, as Second Class Matter under the Act of March 5, 1897. Issued every NATIONAl. EDITORIAl. Friday morning at Cheney, Washington. [ JACTIN Spokane County Subscriptions ................................ $4.50 per year All Other Subscriptions ........................................ $5.00 per year i_. : G. T. FROST .................................. PUBLISHER JACK PIERCE .................................... EDITOR Every Vole Counts The "Get Out the Vote" campaigns are be- grg as November appreaches. One at- tractive leaflet is entitled "Just One Vote'" and  aimed squarely t the eligible voters who say array from the polls. And they amount to a dgrace,fully large number. In 1960, a presidenal election year, more than a thud of the voters failed to exercise their right of franchise--a right which is at the very heart of representative government and a free sodety. In the off-year elections of 1962 the showing was worse still, with more than half of the eligible voters staying away from the polls. How important is one vote? It can ctually determine the result. In recent elections, a mayor, a city treasurer, a councilman and a state legislator won office by just that mar- gin. And, moving up the ladder, the late Pres- ident Kennedy's plura'ty in 1960 vas less than ,one vote per precinct. His margin of vic- tory was less than 120,000 votes out of al- most 69 million cast. So much for facts and figures. Another point needs stressing. The cour, try doesn't need "just voters". It needs "informed vot- ers"--men and women who study the issues and the positions of the candidates, all the way from town and country to Cap,itol Hill and the White House and know exactly what they are voting for. So--vote, and vote intelligently for the people and the principles you believe in. Ode To July 4lh Today her thanks shall fly on every wind, Unstinted, unrebuked, from shore to shore, One love, one hope, and not a doubt behind! Cannon to cannon sha,ll repeat her praise, Banner to ban,net flap it forth in flame; Her children shall rise up to bless her name, And wish her harmless length of days, The mighty mother of a mighty brood, Blessed in alJl tongues and dear to every blood The bezutiful, the strung, and, best of all, the good. -- James Russell Lowell (1819-91) 40 Years Ago 1924 The telephone department oi the Gheney Light and Pow- er company has just installed 2,100 feet of new cable in the west erd of torn.] Due to the heavy summer load, several oprators have been added to the teleph, one staff. Funeral services were held Thursday for William C. Mast who died Tuesday at he home of his daughter, Mrs. W. W. Brwn, who lives 15 miles south of Cheney. Another daughter, Mrs. Albert Schof- fen, LaConner, and a son, Or- val Mast, of Chermy survive. The building coanmittee of the Chancy Masonic lodge pharos to erect a new building adjoining the Security Nation- al bnk budding on Normal arme. George Wallace was recently elected into membership of Phi Kappa Phi, educational ,honr fratervty at Washing- ton State College. Mr. Wallace tau, ght .at ColvLHe last year and will be su,perinendent of the scho at Marcus next year. 30 Years Ago 1934 Outstanding warrmt irdebt- edna,s for school district 20 Miller of Amber, received her bachelor of arts degree from W. S. C. 20 Years Ago 1944 As a result of the referen- dum vote on the Southwest Spokane County Soil C.onse,rva- tion distriit proposal, a 350,000 acre soil district has been ap- proved for the southwest por- tion of the county. Miss Margaret Meter of New York became the bride of C. P. Francis Lee, sn of Mr. and Mrs. William Lee, at Deming, N. M., Jone 24. Funeral services were held Wednesday for Charles W. Phillips, 77, who had been a resident of this community over 50 years. Surviving are his widow; two da,$1ters, Mrs. Amzel Spicer of Berkeley and Mrs. Gladys Worthen of Mis- soula; a son, Deral of Cash- mere; and three sisters, Mrs. J. W. Watt ad. Mrs. Mary l[oore of Cheney and Mrs. M;attie McLaughlin of Clarks- ton. Mrs. W. E. Clute and daught- er, Mrs. Tom Vauffha of Dish- mar, gave a shower in honor of Mrs. Winifred Hubbard Wilson. 2898. He is survived by his widow, Pauline, of Tyler; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Jackson, Tyler, and Mrs. Marjorie Ret- tar, two grand'children and his mother, Mrs. Lola Lamphier. David Beaudreau received his degree in dentistry at the University of Washington where he was honored as one of eight outstanding students in the school of dentistry. Mr. and Mrs. Buel Bye are parents of a daug, hter, Debor- ah Ann, born June 22. Grand- parents are Mr. and Mrs. George HolDng of Rosalia and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Byers of Spangle. Miss Janice Lou Ogden of Rosalie and James A. Johnso were united in marriage June 26. Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Ratcliffe St. celebrated their 45th wed- ding anmversary June 25. Miss Jeratdine Dobbins and Joseph Love were united in :.arriage June 12. July, 1933, was $41,232.31, while t,h year it is estimated tmt the warm,at inde'edness will be cut to not more Vhan $10,000. The budget for the past school year was fixed at $33,368.09 and $33,322.55 was acCuaUy spent. Funeral services will be .held Friday for Chester Spangle, 70, who died Wednesday at the Deaconess hospital. Surviving are his widow, Ella, and two 10 Years Ago Observe Independence Day Saturday 1954 Forty years ago, June 27 1914, Cheney was in gala at- tire for the laying of the cor- nerstone of the new Normal school building, now kn,own as Showalter hall. The Four Lakes grange cele- brated its 25th annivery June 26. Funeral services were held for Mrs. Ann Elizabeth Aader- daughters ,ad one son, Mrs. ]son, who died June 26. She is Gertrude Hengen and Helen [ survived by one daughter, Mil. and Roy Spangle, all of Span- dred McConn, ell (Mrs. C. C.), gle. I to, brothers and a grandson. Miss Alice Miller, daughter l Waiter Lamlhier, who died of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence R. I June 28, was born Nov. 30, 80ND--A # 7 DEAIOMI/VAT/ON--AtOWOAI ,..AL Ra .I A U. 5. SAY/AleS BONO BUYER? So MAA/Jl O YO/JR F,ZLOW A/WERICA/V.,R ARE. SWART TO /ITff I I I I] 10S. First you should report the that to the police as soon as you can, giving them the besl description you can of the i thief, if you saw him. If your purse contained your personal printed checkbook, notify your bank immediately. Perhaps the bank can help catch the thief by giving notice that a person trying to cash your checks may be using stolen check forms. Watch Credit Cards If you have credR cards in the stolen purse, nctify the compames whi(h issued the credit cards immediately after the theft, by telephone or by telegram. Many credit cards are equivalent to conlxacts which require you to pay for anything charged on the edit card, even by a .thief, uxtil you notify the company of e loss of the card. For your own pro- tection, read the contract pro- visions on your credit cards now so you can give the corn. puny such notice as the con- tract requires, ff the credit is stolen. Such cards, in the hands of a thief, can cost you much mre than the money in the stolen purse. Thieves Move Rapidly Professional thieves in some cities act rapidly to obtain maximum cash and credit on stolen credit and identification cards. You should act fast to see that you .axe not frther vietined by the use of your stolen identificalion and credit cards. As soon as checks forged on your account come throug and are rejected by the bank notify the people who cashed the checks that they were on stolen cheek forms, so they will not cash any more cheeks. Give the police the name of ,nyone who cashed a forged check, so the police can try to get informtian about the forger, who may be the per- son who snatched the purse, or one of hs accomtflices. Cooperation with the police may help catch the t hSef he. fore someone else is victimized in the same way you were. Conservation News By Clarence A. Kelley Soil Conservation Service Soil compaction markedly af- /tth facts crops. It reduces rooti'ng v I a Idepth, yefds and crop qual- ity. According to a recent ar- m title authored by George R. Blake, professor of soils at p:;in= C: NAG .ii1n- the University of Minnesota sil scientists reorganize that T I packing soil sets off a whole series of limitatios to crop If your purse is suatehed or growth. Indeed, nearly all the your billfold stolen, what desirable p,hysical chaaeter- steps should you take to try to istics of soils vanh o severe protect yourself from legal li- pcking. abilities which may grow out Infiltration is reduced and of the purse snatching? r u n o f f incroases. Internal Surprisingly enough, some drairmge is stuggish, resulting victims of a purse snatching in a temporary oversupply of do not realize tlat the money w a t cr that blocks oxygen they have lost .may be only a movement to plant roots. Con- smalI part of their ultimate sequenfly, root absorbing sur- faces die or fail to form norm- ally. Water and nutrient up- take are also jeopardized. Twice as Heavy "The extent of soil packing is specified by the denty," says Blake. "A cubic foot of freshly plowed, dry soil weighs about the same .as a cubic foot of water, or 62.3 pounds. By midseason it common(ly weighs 1.3 to 1.4 times as much as an equal volume of water. Inten- sively tilled loam so may end up the groing season with a density of 1.6. Subsoil glacial dposits may pack so firmly that they are twice as heavy as! the same volume of water. This is about the same density as sandstone,,' he said. MaChines and tlage 'are the major cause af soil cm'npactlon on croplamt. S o m e imple- ments, saeh ,as a disc, are es- sertaily pecking ianplenmnts except in the surface 2 or 3 inches. But any weight on the soil compresses it. A second trip with the same imllement only reinforces compaction. Tractors used to pull tillage equipment p u t coamid.able force on the soil. Cover Crops Used Blake indicated a number of practices promote cxmstrettve forces and minimize destruc- tive forces acting an soil struc- ture. These irmlude using cover crops dur,g  sea- sons, or mulches where prac- tical, to protect fihe soil sur- faces. Returng cr residues to the soil enhatces synthesis of desirable soil streets. Recent trends Coward mini- mum :tillage have greatly re- duced packing Woblems. If farmers understand and apply the fundamena of sail struc. t.u[e maintenance, and employ Uuage judidously and only ,hen needed, they tan keep compaction problems within bounds. "The old .rules a still val- id," concluded Blake. Protect the soil in off season with a cover crop, save arid ircortmr- ate residues and oher organic mterials. Above al, dont till soil when it is too wet. LARGE DOG BREEDS GAINING POPULARITY Large dogs are gaining in popularity. Take the ease of the German Shepherd. Accord- ing to the most recent Amer- ican Ken,nel Club breed regis- tration figures, he's now in sec- ond place, a rating that's been heid for some years by the compact beagle who's now moved down to the third spot There are a number of rea- sorts for the switch. First is the large exodus to the suburbs where there's enou,gh wide open space to accomodate a larger size dog. But space cer- tainly doesn't account for the influx ,of large fellows into cities. Take New York for ex- ample. The sight ,of a St. Ber- nard, Great Dane, Afghan hound or one of the large hunting breeds such 'as setters, pointers or coon hounds: walk- ing along the street, no longer draws startled glances. Not only do these dogs seem per- fectly happy ,and healthy but they're providing their owners with a pleasant way of partici- pating in the nation's physical fitness program. Another reason for the in- crease i'n the large dog popula- tion is that ,he makes a more impressive watchdog than his smaller confreres, although he's not necessarily a greater leat to a burglar who gener- ally hears a dog before .he sees it. It's the alarm that a dog __ sounds when he barks that dis- _." I [ courages thieves. Debt p,ra, I A big dog is better able to l cope with hildrens roh- Must Stop, ,ho, Large dogs ave aso generally considered m o r e Horan Says By Walt Horan Congressman, 5th District The latest, report from the Treasury Department (June 5) puts the n,ationa,1 debt at $312.8 bilfion. Just last week it was $310.7 billio and two weeks ,ago it .stood at $308.7 bilfi'on. The debt goes higher and ,higher as the current phil- osophy of "borrow ,and spend" supplements the tottering phil- osophy of "tax and spend." With economic conditions 'as they are today, I strongly be- lieve a responsible fiscal pohcy demands a "pay ,as you go" policy. This could be achieved by higher taxes, but far more appropriately, I feel, by a re- duction in federal spending. A true determination on the part of the Johnson Administration to promote "economy" could bring abo]zt a bal'amd ld t. he Administration exp@t: o collect in taxes next year, $91.5 biHfon, which is an aver- age of $1,946 for every family in the United States. Democrats Propose Raise The Democratic majority of the committee on ways and means recommended legis- tion (H.R. 11375) to raise the puMic debt limit from $315 billion to $324 billion. In op- posirg the enactment of this legislation the Republican mi- nority of the committee point- ed out in its report that such a fimit will represent an in- crease of $3'1 billion over the size .of the debt ($293 biIlion) when this Administratfon took office. The Republicans asked for defeat of the bill "in order that the Admintratio will be compelled to absorb at least a part of the revenue loss re- sulting from the Revenue Act of 1964 through a reduction in Federal expenditures." New High Reached [ They showed further that I "the level of Federal spending[ by the Johnson Administration I auring the months of Mav and I June 1964 wi reach the'high-] est point in our ihi, an an-[ rm,al rate of $105 billion)' Dur- ing this morth of June Mr. Johnson will Sl6end $1.1 billion more thandid Mr. Kennedy dun,g the :me month a year ao. The report emphasized that while the Ad,ministration has adopted a "ceiling" of about 2.5 million Federal employees for this year, this so-called ceiYmg provides for 140,000 more empmyees than there were whe President Eisen- hower left ofice. The Republicans on the com- mittee concluded by saying. "We reaffirm our beliof that it is fiscaMy irreslnsble to continue the excessive vale of government spendix in the face of an $11 billion tax re- duction, a $9 billion deficit for 1964, a further defit of $6 billion for fiscM 1965; and an mereae of $15 billion in the Good Fire A Must in The cost of a the field can be than Vhe value of destroyed Werkers 'may ,be crop destroyed, while waiting for to be repaired or According to Safety Council, causes of farm are: 1. Fuel leaks; 2. Electrical 3. Accumulatioa dust or chaff; 4. Broken or ment bulbs, 5. ors; &Exhaust 7. Careles:s prac soking or gines. Tractors and power equipment equipped with fire ehs---a, nd they the Co,uncil. Generally, the uisher is rthe cheqnicai type, on any kind of depends on the of equipment and farming done. unit should contain pounds of The extin mounted where it reached from both or's platform and The best location tim make .and piacid in temperament than smaller breeds. The cost o keeping a large dog, contrary to popular belief, is rmt appreciably more then a smarll dog. Veterinary fees, for immunimtion  stm and the like, are the same for large and sm,all. And while the .big dog will way out-e:at he lJtie fel- low in puppyhood, once he's become ,an adult ,his daily food bill is ,only slightly larger ha,n a small dog's. ACCIDENT RATE HIGH An. accident kills a farm resi- dent every hour. Every 40 seconds a farmer suffers an in- jary that disables ,him beyond that day. USE SAFETY EQUIPMENT Modern farm equipment is cquipped with safety shields and guards to protect the oper- ator. But they can't do the job if left ha the t'ol Shed. Alvays replacethem after servicing. CHECK THE ASPIRINS Aspirin, perhaps the most common home remedy, is re- sponsible for more c:hiM poi- sonings than any other sub- stance. It accounts fr a fifth of the cases and a third of the fatalities. There is a line on the ocean where you lose a day when y(m cross it. There is a l,ne on most highways here you c,m do even better. chine and the bin'ations of ment used. TRACTOR The farm in the majority power .accidents. this mast chine must ating procedures. DANGEROUS Telinig children cine is candy them to take pills sing, but they dangerou,s nocent belief harm. Some other suasion .can end POISONS ARE A farm is more insecticides poisons, and in ties, than: other m,aterias should locked up away children. CHECK THE Alays read the you take medicine t. no risk of the wrong drug. Your driver's authorization and drive a motor privilege (not a by the ,ste It is to life or on your attitude FLYING HIGH--Detroit, Mich.--Eric grin from his lofty helicopter perch symbolizes top mark in General Motors Corp.'s 1964 Savings Bond drive which aw 77,000 new to GM's Payroll Savings Plan. Nationwide, 387,000---nearly 75 percent---of the company's now are buying Savings Bonds through payroll setting a new peacetime record. public debt." The Hanse yesterday vted its ,approval of t record- breaking $324 ll:lion debt limit by a vote of 203 yeas to 182 nays. I am pleased to re- port, however,  Republi- cans voted soldl--154--- against ,this measure, and were jined by 9.8 Democrats. Wt,h the advent of bright s,nny weather, the Washing. ton State Safety Courmil ad- ,vi:s that sunghsses with wine, opaque stems can "blind" the wearer to side vision and souhl never be orn when dvig. The stems are the two pieces that con. nect the frames to the ears. Young Eric spotted the Navy "Sea Bat" submarine hunter- killer helicopter and promptly climbed aboard after it had been flown in for the bond drive at the Detroit Diesel Engine Division where his dad, Bob OIsen, super- intendent of manufacturing, buys bonds for both himself and Eric. In the company-wide campaign, conducted in 144 plants and offices across the United States, 107 units attained or exceeded their Savings Bond goals. Sixteen units, including six in the Chevro- let Division, exceeded 90 per cent in the sign-up of employees in the Payroll Savings Plan. The Buick Motors Division added 5,469 ncw bond buyers, while the Gran Blanc unit of Body Division topp ed in the bond sign-up Spearheading the GM President Jok" appointed by Dillon as motive Industrial mittee. This by Frank R. of the Kennecott consistsof 28 of business and It has assumed organizing industff paigns to sign one million buyers under Plan during 1964,