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Page 2 L Cheney Free Press Friday, July 17, 1964 &apos;TA-, CHENI00Y FREE PRESS ESTABLISHED 1896 PUBLISHED AT 412 FIRST ST., CHENEY, WASH. Etered at the Post Office at Cheney, Washington, as Second Class Matter under the Act of March 5, 1897. Issued every NATIONAL.. . I I ,.65-. . MI.,EDITORIAL at Cheney, Washington. l I *C]'l4. n Friday morning Spokane County Subscriptions ................................ $4.50 per year [_.I -==lqr-.1,w,',la:l=:-- All Other Subscriptions ........................................ $5.00 per year G. T. FROST .................................. PUBLISHER JACK PIERCE .................................... EDITOR Farm Safely Week Is Worthwhile Event Natiorml Farm Safety Week has become an American institution. It richly deserves that distinction--for the ton of death and injury that accidents cuse to farmers and farm people is, and has long been, an urgent na- tional problem. This year the week is to be observed dur- ing the July 19-25 period, using as its theme "Safer American Families Everywhere." It ,has been proclaimed by President Johnson, Who said: "Notwithstanng the fact that hundreds of thousands of volunteer leaders and members of rural <)rganizations actively participate in community, state, and national safety programs wenich have proved effective in reducing the number and rate of accidents among arm residents, acciden still cause thousands of deaths and nearly a milRon dis- ,bling injuries to farm people each year. This loss .of human and economic resources causes a significant adverse impact upon the econo- my of the entire flatten aad must be viewed as a matter of national concern." The acts and igures fully support the President's statement. The death toll from farm ac:idents runs at a rate of about 8,700 a year, along with some 800,000 injuries. The dollar cost is estimated at $15 billion. Fan people Who are laid up by accidents buy less machinery, consumer goods, farm supplies. Their income loss is a business Lass to the community .and the nation. And no Statistic, of course, can begin to measure the extent of the hma problems that all these needless deaths and injuries create. Dmg the week, all manner of media are used ir. the concerted effort to bring the message hame to farm people everywhere in the 50 states--and to business and other peo- ple as well. Factual kit materials lave been prepared jointly by the National Safety Coun- cil and the Department of Agriculture. hey include items for newspaper use, material for talks and articles, program ideas for religious leaders and women's groups, stickers and posters. The dangers hieh are thus covered are wide--highway safety, electricity, falls, machinery, and so on. Basically, the idea is to stre'ss that accidents don't just happen, they are caused--,and to stir people to act constructively on that fact. As an example, particular attention is given to stepping up safety efforts in the use of pesticides and tractors. As a spokesman for the Department of Agriculture puts it, "Both are basically safe tools. It is nn'safe users that make hem dangerous." Specifically, in our society we 'use over 250,000 different kinds of drugs and household products. Many of them .are potential killers if misctsed. But, if the proper, and usually simple, precauons are taken, they are perfectly safe. To say the obvious, special care must be taken in keep- ing such substances away from children4. A list of the causes of ftal a'ccidents on farms in a recent year (traffic and home ac- cidents not included) is revealing. Among them are machinery, drownings, firearms, falls, blows, animals, burns, lightning, and su, ffocatiom An accident .of some kind kills a farm resident every hour. The doleful rec- ord can be-cut, and Sharply, if those con- corned will pay attention to the lessons that Parm Safety Week is designed to teach-- and remember that "accidents don't just hap- pen, they are caused" Conservation News gz'eater detail while we work with the cooperator in devel- oping his ranch plan. Although dramas of past wars are popular, why not a play about a future war. The Scene: Somewhere in America in the paneled field headquar- ters of an advance GHQ in the War on Poverty. Behind the Sector Commander at his Cir- cassian walnut field desk is a framed m o t t o ::ii::=:iiiiii:=i=:::i '' A s k n o t !iiii!ii what you can!i ! ; do for youril /:Z : country; ask i: i:i!i:[ instead wh at ii::iiiiiii t h e U. S. iiiiiiii Treasury can:i] . "" ::::::  do for you." In order of:, rank around . him, s eated lgtttt  in leather up- C.W. Harder holstered campaign chairs are the deputy commander, bat- talion commanders. As curtain rises, Major X is reporting. * $ $ "Sir, all it would take to keep this family off pover'y is per- mission to grow just five more acres of cotton." Deputy: "That's ridiculous. Is this family Communists, or something?" Commanfler (s:ernly) "Depu- ty, we don't use such terms." Deputy: "Sorry sir, lost my head. Meant are they Birchers, or something?" Commander: "That's better. But I agree the request is fantastic. How can :e war on poverty if people are :;ermitted to do things them- selves? Next report." "Major Y, sir. Have case v. here man is starving to death ding odd jobs. But he is a jcurneyman mechanic with three firms wanting to hire him, but union will not permit it, Recommend National Labor Relations Board be asked to National Federation of Independent Btln or .as an estimate. The differ- ence can be very important, so be sure you know which you get. Upon acceptance by you, a bid or fixed price becomes a contract to have the work done at that price. An estimate can CENEY ,' By Richard H. Jessen Soil Conservation Service This is about that time of year when :most of the native grasses or key plants lave ma- tured and gorte to seed. This means that the deferred fields or ranges can now have cattle turned in on them to be grazed. A deferred system of grazing is a necessery practice for good range management; to build up or maintain good range conditions, it is a must. Deferred grazing can be de- fined as postponing the graz- ing of a urtit, or to allow it to mature or go to seed periodic- The other is rotation deferred grazing, which allows different units of range to rest at least once every three years. Gen:- erally, no unit is grazed more than half of any growing sea- son or at the same time in successive years. In the Spokane area, the key plants are Idaho Fescue and Bluebunch Wheatgrass as bunchgrasses and Sandburg Bluegrass. In proper range range management, these key plants .are watched and used as guides to judge when to tart and when to stop at the .rid of the grazing season. In the ,spring, when the ground is firm and the new growth has reached the height of 6-8 inches, is a good time to begin grazing. Toward the end of the seas@n, the cattle should be taken off when about 4 inches of stubble remains for the winter. Ths works out to use a,bout 50 per cent of the c u r r e n t year's growth by weight. A good rule of thumb is "take half and leave halL" Proper distribution is need- ed to utilize the forage to the necessary degree. Undergraz- mg can be as detrimental as (rtergrazing, from the stand- point of a,nnual amount of for- age produced. Either cos e must be prevented to main- lain or improve the quantity and the quality of desivabie vegetation. Brush ,and weed control, range renovation, and rarge s e e d i n g on poor-canal%ion ra,nge sites, are other means ally. There are two meth, ods of producing good ground of vtiLizirg defermerA. One is[co-er and more forage on straight defer'ed grazing, ] l'angehnd. which is to delay grazing at] These are some f the lac- regular intervals on all of t, he[tices needed for poper rnge rangeland units until about the[ use and good rang eartd man- middle of July in this area.  agement, and are discussed in WHAT A WAY TO GO! The cattleman should con- sider himself a grass farmer. The cattle are a means of har- vesting his crop. How we'll he does his job of growing grass will reflect in the quantity and quality of the beef he sells. also become a contract obligat- ing you to pay, but it still re- mains an estimate and you must pay the final cost, even if it is far above the estimate. Bid Can Be High In some cases you may v al xvant tOcO'atract On the basis : ,a./[5 th of an estimate, such as one calling for you to pay for ma- terials plus time involved. Oc- msuTea As casionally aontraetor will not ant to mit a fired bid, Washington Bar Association especially if the work involved TAKING BIDS Some things that yoff buy, such as a new suit or dress, are marked wih a price tag. Other things are not marked, particu- iarly something involving both material and labor, such as a new roof on your honse, a neat furnace, or a repair job on your automobile. Ln tho:e case,s you must ask for a orice. This can be given as a quota- tion of a fixed price or bid, is dfficult to estimate. If you insist on a fixed price under those circumstances, the bid will likely be very high so as to cover any contingency. When you are dealing with an established and reliable firm, you may be willing to contract on the basis of an es- timate. But be sure you under- stand what is contemplated. Frequently it is very advan- tageous to seek three or more i People, Spots In TheNews i m, ,111 take action so man can work. $ * $ Commander (wrathfully) Ma- jor, watch you subversive atti- tudes. We are at war. If you don't restrain your extreme radical viewpoints I shall have to eourtmartial you. Next re- port." "Major Z. sir. Poverty in my salient largely due leather craftsmen only working about day per week due to inability to compete with products im- ported from low labor wage Yugoslavia. People would like to have some tariff protection." Commander: "If your people have those ideas, you are not )roperly educating them. You must explain to these people that this nation cp.escs Com- munism, and anything that would deprive Communist Yugoslavia of American Dol- lars would be a big', victory for Communism. Next Report." "Major Q, sir. Many poverty stricken old people in my area would be comfortable, as their children could help them if they could take credit on their income tax for such help with- out having to prove that their contributions equalled half their parents support." Commander (rising wrathful- ly, slapping boots with riding crop; "Enough, I've heard enough. Gentlemen, you must realize we are at war with poverty. And this war effort cannot be impeded by people helping themselves. I hate war, but I hate logic more. There is only one weapon to win war. . the U.S. Treasury. And I warn you, gentlemen, any ideas to the contrary are trea- sonable." i i bids on a job, especially when it is a major one such as in- stalling a new furnace or buildin, g a new garage. There the plans and materials can be sepecified, and the lowest bid- der given the work. A startling and unexplained difference in bids frequently occurs. Whatever you accept---bid or estimate--be sure to put it in writing and have it signed y both parties. Be certain its terms are clear and specific. Read the fine print for terms, conditions and penalties. Price, type of materials to be used, and starting and completing dates are especially important. (This column is written to in- form, not advise. Facts may change the application of the law.) Two men from Mars the f;rst to land on eaCh--were very excited as they stepped out of their space s'hip near a large town. Pointing to the television antennas o,n, every house, one Marti,an happily said to the other: "Hey, look---GIRLS!" 40 Years Ago 1924 Cora Holtman and Jess MilLs, both teachers a,t Sunset school, were married in Spolane July 2. Ernest Cash of Palouse and Do-othy Williams, a graduate of Cheney Normal School were married July 5 at Moscow, [daho. ilames Grier of Cheney and Miss Erma Perkins we.re mar- tied in Spokane last week. Friends of Melvin Craword !anJ Mabel Hanson were great- iv surprised when news of their marriage two yearz; ao :(came,, known. They were wrrried at Davenoort" August ?, 1922. Mrs. Crawford was tc,aehing s:ch.o4 in Lincoln co,:nty and Mr. Craw'ford was in business there. George R. Rad'off, who ope- .t,s a truck garden and tract near Four Lakes, has opened a fresh fruit and garden pro- duce market near the Ckeney Bakery. Joe Cossalman, mail carrier on Route 3, has resumed work after nearly a month's absence because of illness. 30 Years Ago are larents of a dau July 12. Mr. and Mrs. Howad (Margaret Graham) are of a baby girl biorn urnin,g of the mortgage will be Juiy 17 by the I.O.O.F. Fred Reuter will be with a 40-year jewel Eosenzweig with a el. Mr and Mrs. Bud are parents of a boy 29. h.Ir. and Mrs. Ra P. ano two children Mo,tn,a, have Be:'t Goading ranch Corners. 10 Years A 1954 t3r. Don S. Patterson ficiallv take over the of president of Eastern ington College of Sept. 1. ,{iss Aleene r,,io and Janet ist, Will be cert at EWCE Monday Funeral services July 9 for Miss phier, pioneer of ors are her mother, Lamphier of Tyler; 1934 thers George Laml A preliminary meeting tolkap.e" Louis Lain olan for the reception of Pros- Iningbam, and Cla ident Roosevelt to the Grand[phier. Coulee and the Inland Empire Mrs. Mary I. (Clark) was held in Spokane July 7. who h,as lived in the J M. Brown, who lives near vicinity all .her lffe the' Cheney road sout.h of the axay July 4 Sunset highway, brought the firqt load of wheat to Cheney this year. He delivered a load of Turkey Red to the Martin mill Monday morrring. Bill Heineman brought the first toad of Triplet wheat to the Cheney Grain G r o w e r s Wednesday and Richard Hoef- ner brought a load of Albi{ to the mill che same day. Wed'nes- day prices for new wheat were 66 cents for hard white and 63 cents for export. Stocldmlders of Cheney Grain Growers elected the fol- !owing directors for the cam- mg year: W. J. Sutton, G W. ,ll.vcalter, Jack Penhallurick. Chris Lambert, A1 Betz, Albert Owes and Chris Betz. Heien Lee Bureau spent last week in Spolrane as guest of her aunt, Mrs Ed. Raelle. 20 Years Ago 1944 Mr. and Mrs. James Craw- ford have sold Jimmie's cafe to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Camp- bcP. of Spokane. Miss Jean Gray, a recent graduate o.f EWSC and holder of the America Red Croc, s life 7,u:wd certificate, has been se- cured as life guard at the Fish La;:e beach resort. :\\;r. and Mrs. Victor Wilson Mr. and Mrs. John of Spangle 45th wedding 11. !'Iiss Virginia Tom Delys were 12 in St. Lima with he Rev. Fr. Kowrach officiating. Oeust: "Have ever been checked?" You.ng lady: "No, always been solid SPEED YOUR WITH A Rubber fOR SPEEDY SERVICE DIRECT FROM Cheney Free As REPRESENTATIVES FOR BUSINESS FORMS WE ARE LOCAL Di$TRJTORS OF . 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