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00',00HENEY THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY Number 6 Cheney, Washington, Friday, July 17, 1964 Single Copy 10 Cenu SALUTE--Portion of Che- and sons salute flag during at Camp Cowles during athers and sons gather fire during evening to hear watch various demonstrations. goes without saying that One of the most popluar ;'hob- the father-son weekend outing. ures Woman Ore., wonan ured aboat of here at Y when her ty and over- said Faye riving a car he 1;ad on 134 feet 63 feet to rest on its F can to Sacred .Where her con- ted as critical. bremiss Y. %il- ' Vtlanfl, was ad- a.tment of head 0:,iver suffered 'Y broken ribs a mg. annual weekend outing at Camp Cowles on Diamond Lake. Scouts from throughout the district attend the weekend outing. That's Pat Whitehill in the center-foreground table digging in with the boys. LOAN APPROVED FOR ADDITIONS TO HALL, CENTER Eastern Was'hington State College trustees, in a spectral meeting, at the Ridpath Hotel at noon last Friday, formally approved an amendmenl to the colJege's loan agreement with the Federal Housing and Home Finarce Agency for constrm- tion of a new women's resi- dence hall at the college nd an addition to Tawanka Com- mons, food service center. The original loan agreement for $1,266 million was increas- ed by .e..118,000 to $1,384 hall- lion Lw bi6s exceeded the origin,al estimate by the in- creased amount. Selkirk Oonstruction Com- pany was low bidder on the general contract for construe- tion of the residence h,al, -d wiJ1 be awarded the contract after approval by the HItF. Firemen's Picnic Set For August 2 The annual Cheney vohm- teer firemen's tannic for fire- men and their families wiJl be nald August 2, Chief Cecil Charttn said today. Cila,rlton also requested that all persons cooperate in put- t.n,g ,out incinerator fires by 12 noon during Cheney's pres- ent burning ban. 7 Cheneyites in Training For6 Weeks At Ft. Lewis Slow Season Here Summer doldrums, always m slow period for newspapers, are setting in at the Free Press. The newspaper cordial- ly invites anyone with stories or suggestions to either bring them in or call the office. Your help will help ulr put out a better newspaper.. Seven Army ROTC cadets= frem Oheney began six weeks i of intensive military, training :t Ft Lewis June 20. They are Cadets Robert M. Heinemnn, 21, Michael E. Ma!er, 20, and Millard E. Hale Jr.. 20, Anton J. Miller, 21, Robert S. Stevens, 2!, John R. Reed, 21, and Gary W.) G f-..ohke, 21. J ! During the training each le- serve Officer Trahing Corps I cadet is carefully o,bserved and qiv.n the oplortunJty to dem- onstrate his leadership ability tkrough rotatkm of command positions. Hein,mann, son of Mr. arid Mrs. Charles F. Heineman, 716 Fifth St., is a member oft Epsiton Pi Tau fraternity. ! Mater is the san of Mr. and Mrs. G!en E. Mater, 720 Clover Court. ' lime, whose parents live at 624 Waslinon St., is a mem- ber of the Blue Key fraternity. Miller. son of Mr. od Mrs. Marrmrd B. Miller, 306 Colo- laiia St. was graduated from Cheney High School in 1961 and receiwd a BA degree tls year from Eastern Washinon Stae College. Stevens, son .of Mr. and Mrs. Ral0h tI. Stevens, 423 Cedar, is participating in the ROTC program at Eascern Washing- ton State College. He was grad- uaed from Cheney High in 1960. Reed son of Mrs. Rozilla F. e Paulson Named Judge On Halional Program Mrs. Marge Pa'ulson of Che- hey High School has :been ap- poin!ted a regi, onal.udge fur the National (}ouact Teact, ers of English Achievement awards program of 1964. Judging committees, com- posed of English teachers fro,m both colleges arm high schools, wi'l evaluate writing skills and literary aa,reness of nearly 7,00 high school participants. The achievement awards program atempts to gran ree- ogrdlion to outstanding high se'bool seniors for exceller.ce in English. Finalists are an- nounced in late November a:d are recommended for scholar- ship aid to all United States colleges and universities. This cmpetition is part of the National Council of 'reachers of English to improve instruction in English lang- uage and literature at all try- el:; throughout the n,ati,on's school. The NCTE is a lrofessiomd, non, profit o,rganiaUn o Eng- lish teachers whose member- ship now irmludes more than 90,000 teachers from primary grades to graduate school. Valley Drowns Badger Lake A 5-year,old Spokane Val- i,ey boy, Jrhn.ny Sellers, drowned Sunday at Badger Lake at Rollies Landing in about eight feet of water. His body was famed off the end of the dock by Ken Smith, l.q, Amber, an amateur skin diver. I-Ie was diving near the resort at the time. Sheriff's deputies said the youth apparently wandered down by the share shortty after eating and fell off the dock. Artificial respiration was ad- ministered by a Ritzville phy- sician, Dr. Charles SrMck, but it failed to revive ttm youth, i He had been in the water abou 45 minutes. j His body was taken to Tharv.dll Valley Funeral Iiome. Re was the sn af Y ", Mr. and Mrs..ell Meyers, Spolcane Valley. OWEATHER max. min. pre. July 9 ................. 74 49 .00 Jaiy 10 .............. 32  58 .00 July 11 .............. 90 65 .00 July 12 .............. 98 64 .00 ,Iuty 13 .............. 83 63 trc. Juh, 14 .............. 83 66 .21 Jul 15 ............. 71 46 .00 e MARKETS Soft white, bushe ........ $ 1.35 Xqfite Club ......... . ......... $ 1.37 Barley, ton ................... $37.00 Wednesday quotation, F. O. i B., Cheney. Reed, 120 Fourth St., is .a mem- ber of the ROTC at Eastern Washingt,on State College. He was graduated from Cotton- wood, Idaho, High School in 19C0. Geehke, son of Mr. and Mrs. WiIliam P. Geschke, 105 Sixth St., is patrticipa'ting in the R3TC orogram at Was,.lington State University in Pullman. A member of Kapp,a Sigma fra- ternity, he was graduated from Chancy ttigh Sc:hool in 1961. Cheney Pair Will Receive Commission Two Chancy High 8eh.ol graduates, who were graduated from Eastern Washingt,m State College in June, will be commissioned as second lieu- tenants in the Army July 31. They are Anton J. Miller, who will be commissioned in the quartermaster corps and wil! report to Ft. Lee, Va., in August; and Robert S. Stevens, to be commissioned in the ar- tillery and will report to Ft. Siil, Okla., in January, 1965. Both are eomptetirg their Reserve Officers Taing Corps training through the EWSC ROTC program by at- tending.the Sixth U. S. Army R)TC summer camp. Miller was graduated from EWSC "ith a bachelor o arts degree and a major in busi- r.ess administration. Stevens also received a bachelor o,f arts degree. His major was in Eng- lish. Former Resident, W. H, Stringer, Newsman, Here Thursday William H. Stringer, Wash- ington bureau chief for 0m Christian Science Monitor, will speak at Eastern Washin,gton State College Thursday evc,:i- m.g in a summer quarter con- vocation series. His alk on "1964--Amer- inn's Year of Decision" will be in Showalter Auditorium at t;:]5 p. m. The program is open to the public without charge. Presidential press c,onferenc- as, meetings with re resign am- bassadors and key State depart- ment officials, intimate glimp- ses of top political leaders at work--these ,are all prt of the day's activities to Stringer. He is also president of the Overseas Writers .club in Wash- ington ,and the moderator of a weekly V(ice of American pro- gra, m, which is a panel discus- sion of top events by promin- ent j ourralists and is carried throughout the Voice of A:mer- ' tea's English-speaking service. Veteran Newsman A veteran of three decades with the intern ati, on,ally C'iT- culated Moritar and its Wash- in,Non Bureau Chief sn,ce 1953, Stringer authors the Donella Matlock, a former resident of Cheney, died last Monday at Spolcane Valley, where she made her home. The body wa,s cremated this week at Hazen & J, ager Slee- k,me VaUey Funeral Home ere-i materium. Memorial services were held at Ploeger Mortuary of Seattle. Mrs. Yatlock, a member of the Pres:b3terian church, was also .a former resident of Mis- soula, Mont. Survivors include two daugh- ters, Mrs. Mary Jane Teeter, at the home, and Mrs. Isabella Moe, Kirkland, Wash., and three grandchiIdren. Council Passes Zone Amendment The City Cuncil aproved an amendment to Oheney's prese.t zoning erd,inace in R-5 residential zones Tuesday fit after several weeks of WII,LIAM STRINGER widely read c,oNumn, "The State of the Nation." He has served in news posts from Bos- ton to Cairo and has broad- news programs from Washiggton to Paris. In foreign assignments, Stringer saw the rise and de- etme of socialism in Britain as chief of the Monitor's Lon- d,on bureau during the post- ,oar years. He rode the first train into Berlin following the lifting of the Berlin blockade. He covered the efforts of the West to deal peaceably with Russia at th Foreign Minis- ters conferences of t,hese years. Previously, in the Middle East, he examined AraNJewis,h ten- sions in Palestine and visited Turkey when she was a war- time neutral wooed by both belligerents. !n American asMgnments, he covered the final years of the Ilo:)sevelt administration and conaideration, the early Truman days in T.he I amed,ment .is effective[ Washington. During this time, five days ,after iublicaion of] his news beat included the the amend, merit, which is car- I hite H, ouse, atomic energy ried i,n its entirety elsewlmrel and he Pearl Harbor investi. in the legal advertising section I gait'on. He travelled with Pres. of this newspaper. }ide,nt Truman ands, Prime Min- The amendmen clears the ] ister Sir Winston C.hurehilt uay for construction of addi-Iwhen the British leader went t!onal apartment urAts in R-31to Missouri to deliver his ram- zones, which were prohibited I oas "Iron Curtain" speech at under the old ordinance. I Ftfltan. Death Calls R. S. Frost At Spokane Funeral services were held at azen & Jaegers in Spokane t 10 a.m. Monday for Rufus Scott Frost, father f Guyel T. Frost, puO,lisher of The Chancy Free Press. He passed ,way at the family home at 1415 East Everett, Spokane, Friday, July 11, after a brief illness brought on by file im firmities of old age. He would have been 97 years old next Dec. 5. Burial was in Fairmount cemetmT next to the grave of Mrs. Frost who passed away in February, 1962. Their first child, Thelma, is also buried in Fairmount cemetery. Surviving also are two twin sons, Fred of Spokane and Freeman of Newport, end twin daughrs, Doris. of SVokane and Doro,thy o,f Los Angeles. Tkeir first child, Theltna, passed away in 1914 and the second oldest child, Vernon R. Frosl, died in Seattle 10 years ago. He also leaves five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Out of 'his am- ily of five boys and two girls, only one survives, Mrs. Ella Edmiston of Mc.Minnviile, Ore., his sister. Parents On Wagon Train Scott Frost's parents came from Missouri in tile Joab Pew. ell wagon train and tok up a homestead at Scio, Linn County, Oregon, in the 1850's. He was barn near Scio on Dee. 5, 1867. His family was relayed by manage to Daniel Boone, his grandfather's name having been Daniel Boone Frost. Mr, Frost nd Lena Gundy of Pteasant Hill, Me., were married in Missouri in the nineties and moved to Spokane h',m Wenatchee in 1902. tte was in the building trade in Ite was in the Klondike gold rush, was at Cripple Creek and Leadville, Colo., and later in the mining rush at Buffalo tIump near Grangevihe, Idaho. In 1910 e and the late Tlamas I,'ahey, Sr., staked out claims in =the Big Creek area in the Coeur d'Alene mining district, located near the Po!aris and Sunstfine mines. Death Takes W. C. Nelson William C. Nelson, 81, died Monday in the Cheney Nurs. ing ttome Mter a short itltes. Ma:-:onic graveside services were held Thursday at the Spo- kane Memorial Gardens with the C heney Mascmic lodge f- ficiating. Survivors include a san, W. Cimrles Nelson, New Jersey; ,he daughter, Mrs. Do,rth Reed, Cheney; two grandhiI- dren and two great grandcN1- 6ran. Mr. Nelson was born in t"hilade!phia, Pa., in 1881, and for over 40 years worked in RCA. He retired and lived i Lnng Beach, Calif., before com- ing to Cheney with the late Nr-. Nelsm five years ago. He was a meraber of Search- light lodge in Long Beach and Amity IOOF lodge in New Jer- sey, He was active in both lodges in Cheney. AT 1937 C.H.S. REUNION Four Cheney High School teachers were present when the CHS le of 1937 held a reunion here June 27. This picture was taken the night of the reunion at a banquet held in Spokane. Left to right are Rex Gardner, J. W. Hodge, now about 93, Mrs. Florence Morgan and Hank Buechel.