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Page 8 VFW Auxiliary Offers Contest On Patriotism I,n an effort to encourage youth of America ad to stim- ulate their ideals into the tru- est meardng of patriotism and good citizenship, the Ides Audliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars announced today a new annual America'sm award competition open to high school and college stu- dents. A total of $2,000 in cash and three gold medals will go to three top national winners. Citations will be given to 10 ether participants. Any student between the ges of !6 and 19 years who atend, s a private, parochial, public high school or college may enter the award contest. Each entrant must fill out Oheney Free lress Friday, i Courses May Be I I Vegetables I Taken At Home Need Plenty IBy Correspondence Of Moi Slb| | r I Fifty-four correspondence au  Icourses in 11 fields are offer- " r r'" ed in the 1964-65 correspod- Don t spa e the wate.. I . . . Vegetables do best an a airlvlen,ce study bulletin just zsmmd steady liquid diet so tlmt a lbY,, Eastern Washington State high level of moisture is main- ] -'mge. tained. And the best way to R.amond M. Giles, director of provide it, is to give the gar- den light frequent irrigations. Each irrigation, however, should completely tilt the soil. In other words, the new and old moisture should meet. A uniformly high level of misture favors maximum veg- etable growth. It also ssures top quality vegetables as meas- ured in terms of tenderness, taste and texture. That's es- pecially true for sweet corn, p.otatoes and tomatoes. Even mre important, a con- sisectly high level of mois- ture helps reduce blossom-end rot of tomatoes. an aplieatio,n to be obtained t thrangh the local Anxiliary and submit in writing not more than 300 words on the subject, Practically ali vegetables "In Education Rests the Future are sh.allow-rooted crops and of Ame.riea." so must be watered often. EWSC correspondence study, said courses ,are offered in the i fields of art, business, econ- omics, education, En,glis;h, ge- ogra, phy, history, home econ- omics, political science, psy- chology and SOCriOI'0gy. "Correspondence c o u r s e s are offered for the benefit of those persons who cannot at- tend regular sessions," Giles said. "Courses are prepared and taught by regular faculty members." "Instruction by correspond- ence is continuous throughout the year and students may be- in at any time." Anyone wishing to enroll i may obtain a catalog and regis-! tration forms from the corres- pondence study office at EW- SC. DEGREE EARNED--Left to right, C. Max Farrington, assistant to the president of the George Wshington University for special proiects, and Philip D. Grub. of Medical Lake, who re- ceived the degree of Doctor of Business Administration at the June 7, commencement of the university. Grub was the first Scottish Rite Fellow at George Washington to complete the requirements for a doctorial degree. Hissfudieswereconcentrat- ed in the fields of international economics and foreign trade. Fa rmers Ca utioned Use Of Future Washington wheat growers weq'e advised today to think twice before selling futures contracts on 1965 wheat as price insurance. And growers still holding s hrt futures contracts on 1964 wheat were reminded it's about time t close them out. Karl Hobson, Was,hington State University's extension price specialist, issued these words of caution today. H.e outlines the faetors which prompted his words o[" warning as follows: Some Sold Shorl Some Washington farmers sold short last fall and winter on the Chicago Board of Trade fc, r whe,at price insurance on their 1964 crop. They all made big mmmy doing so unless lney closed out their futures contracts before the sharp price drop this spring. For exa, mple, some growers sold September 1964 wheat contracts at around $1.75 per bushel last fall. They could have closed out the contracts recently at around $1.47 for a profit of $1,373 on each con- cents per bnshel each bushel of their neighbors who hedge. tledging on the 1965 crop is much less likely off unless futures vance sharply froth levels. Situation Is Also, there is less seek price irsurace because there is price uncertainty. legislation on the ]965 crop is unlikely changed. The quite different a Farmers still tracts should give sideration to closing soon a these reach their most lowest) price in Jup_e. Also, it is risky contract during the of its life because uations are often that time. For contract should closed out June September Loyaffy Required The recipient of an award will be selected on tim lasis of his or her keen sense of purpose and worthiness as an individual. Applicants must show genuine interest in fam- iiy, community, nainal and wm'ld affairs, display ,a sense of responsibility, truthfulness and loyalty and ability to pre- sent new ideas with neerity. A'll applications are to be returned completed to the lo- cal Auxi:'lim-y by March 15, 1965. The local winner will be entered in district competition, the district winner in state competition,. The applieaqon winning first paee "m each state will be entered in the na- tional contest. Nati, onal awards .are: First, $1,250 cash ,and gld reed,a l; second, $500 cash and gold medal; third, $250 cash anti gold mebal, and 10 c- tions for honorable mention. State and ocal award winers recevie additional Auxiliary prizes which vary with the community. National award winners will be announced at the 1965 na- tional convention of the Ladies Aanitiary .to the Veterans of Fr,veign Wars in Chicago, Ill. Ru,les folders on the 1965- 1966 Americanism Award con- test may be obtained from lo- cal Auxilioy tmts, or try writ- ing to the American,ism Award Department, V. F. W. Auxil- iary, 406 West 34th Street, Kans City, Mo., 64111, Auxiliary members annual- ly give more than three mil. lion dollars and more tha six million hours to volunteer service far hospitalized veter- ans, community service, Amer- icanism programs, asistance to youth groups, civil defense and legislation benefiting vet- erans and their families. PUBLIC. INVITED ON SUMMER TOUR A trip to the Bunker Hill company lead smelter in KeI. logg will be offered Eastern %ashingtn State College sm. met quarter students Satur- day. Led by Ben (I-Iap) Fran'dsen, the tourists will leave from the EWSC Student Unon at 7 a. m. In ad4ition to the smelter, the tourists wl visit several missions, museums, abandoned gold mies and the old Fort She,,man chapel in Coeur d'Alene. Anyone wishing to Sake the tour may do so by joing the automobile caravan when it leaves. A garden spade is still the best known device to deter- mine when to start and when to stop irrigating. A turn of the spade will show whether 'the soil is dry or not. And when an irrigation is underway, .a bit of probing with the spade will show how far down the water lms pene- trated. A strip of lighter col- ored soil is a tnae to keep the water flowing. It shows the new moisture hasn't yet reached the old. One-inch irigation at a time is usually adequate. The amount of water .applied at - any one time, however, will depend ,on the soil type anti the number o days between irrigations. Sandy soils require less water at eac.h irrigation but more frequent applica- tions, Boat Owners Must Keep Pink Slip ttey, Mr. boatman! Have yo.u received a pink slip in the mails from your Uncle Sam lately? if you have, the chances are that it is accompanied by. some [orms. These forms are for the renewal of your boat's nm- hers. Fill out these forms and en- close a check or money cwdcr for the required amount. Send the orms and the check or money order to: Commandant (FA-1), U. S. Coast Guard, Washington, D. C., 20226. Don't hrow that money or- der stub away That stub or your old certif- icate are the only proof you have that you renewed your boat's numbers until your new certificate ,arrives. If you're boarded by a Coast Guard boarding team, you must show either the stub or the old cer- tificate to them. Since April 1960, the Ooast Guard has been numbering all undocumented motorboats pro- pelled'by engines of more flan 10 .horsepower on navi'gable watem of those states like Washington who do not have fedeay ,approved nmnbeving systems. Fgure Is Large Investors in the U.S. Payroll Savings Plan, now account for more tha.n 50 per cent of all Series E Savirgs Boads sold anmmlly. Sparky says: g Rre 00;ffil00es You00 Home... GET OUT of the house the minute you discover it or smell smoke ! IULWAYS be ready to use different ueape routes from any room in your house! TEST doors before opening. If doors are hot, block them with furniture or wet mattresse to keep out smoke and gases. Get out another ay! NEVER jump from upper-story windows except as a last resort! Wait for firemen. HOLD your breath if you have to make a dash through smoke and flame! REMBER, the air is usually better near the floor in a smoke-filled room ! CA. the fire department at once! They know how to fight fire." Don't waste your time or your life trying to fight a fire, unless it's so small yon're sure you can control it with the right extinguisher. VONr ever go back to a burning building for any reason ! Smoke and fi'e gases from even the smallest fire can be deadly. medical treatment at once, if you're burned or exposed toflr and smol! linlnSly minor burns or smoke inhalation can have fatal results. DON'T GIVE RRE A PLACE TO START! H . _. _ Grub was the first recipient of the Washington Scottish Rite anranan Oted Foundation Fellowship in 19S9. Grzduafing with highest hun- Dan Hanrahan of Cheney has j ors from Eastern Washington State College in 1953, he taught bee a;arded a,certif!ce rli n the Mead and Twisp public schools after serving as a pub- ttt(tstanumg WOrK m tree arts l" " i ..................... a,vard or inale students at tim[ ,c ,ntorm rlon spec,al,st WITh the un,tea :>tares p.rmy ,n ''ashington SLate Univei'tylJapan for two years. He is a graduate of Medical Lake High bigh school summer camp. l School. tract they held. A contract is for 5,000 bushels, and 5,000 times 28 cents profit less $22 brokerage fee equals $1,378. In other words, at these prices, armers who .hedged or insured the price on the full qaantity of wheat they are producing will be making 27% i One thing s for sure: if you want to sell some- thing FAST, just put in a Want hd' Cheney Free Press grist 20. Itobson cautioned against letting this tess ,on the futures torn them into Various studies s,lmv out of five farmers the futures market lc, se money. i, i ?i