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THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 69, Number 9 Cheney, Washington. Friday, August 6. 1965 Single Copy 10 Cents Dairy Family 00Open House ay, Aug. 6 Dairy Fami]y of the House will be held Labih Dairy, one ni,ls South on the lake road, on Friday, 1965, from 10 a.m. to is sponsored County Unit o4 Federation. W. Y!ederation presi- that the p,urpose of house is to show t:heJ public a typi- farm and answer concerning the dairy will be given away as prize ,and other con- be &apos;held. The Spokane will furnish a, noon, and a will be held. is invited. the babish faro- ponies, and the neck June 28. horse was 66t July 1, in a pasture home of the own- and Mrs. Jack Lewis. shot the horse had dead, after an at- Cover her with brush needles, but Lady struggled valiantly, 'return to her nursing she died. COOLING OFF--This is only a small por- tion of the children enrolled in the advanced beginners classes at the Cheney swimming )ool and taking instructions during the 90 degree weather. Instructors are Run Uhl and Jim Bair. Pool manager Wilfred Beard re- ported the highest number of swimmers in one day was July 28 when 634 used the pool. be kooked up on free rides all day. DEATH TAKES I Grain Harvest $laded This Week; C.00NEY NATIVE I Is Dead ! Francis Lemon, 82, a/Pops Comparable To Last Year I native of Oheney and uncle of I /AllfllFrank Bunker, died July 20 at Grain harvesting began last week with a few farmers cut- W !1 Vqldllllbll [Sarta Cruz, Calif., where he ting wheat on hill tops and should be gg strong by next [had lived the past 15 years, week if the weather clears up. a nine year old/ Lemon left Cheney in 1898 Clarno Bros., for the second mare, was shot when Ibis parents moved to the consecutive year, were the Corralitos area in California, where he received .his early schooling. He was graduated from the University of Wash- ington ,and received his master ef arts degree from the Uni- versity of Kansas. From 1.938 to 1945 he lived in Fair ttope, Ala., returning to Corailtos in 1945 where he lived until moving to Santa r Cruz in 1950. There he Was a member of the Senior Citizens and conducted classes in Span- ish for that group. Two brothers, two sisters and numerous nieces and and nephews survive. ' Funeral services were eld July 23 at Sarrta Cruz follow- ed by cremation, Festival Workshop In Stage Makeup To Begin Aug. 9 A one-week workshop in stage makeup, part of the East- errr Washington State College Creative Arts Summer Festival, directed by Pdchard Corson, actor, a,uthor and makeup art- ist of international reputation, begins at the college Aug. 9. Classes will be held from 9 a. m. to noon, and from 1 to 4 p. m. daily. A young New York actor, Corson is one of the few men who has made a success of the difficult art of the monolog. In a field crowded with female ex- ponents, he is outstanding as a one-man theater. He will present a program Aug. 12 at 8:15 p. m. in Sho- walter Auditorium on the EW- SC campus in Cheney. Admis- st, on Will be free. Studies at R. !. 1521 5th, of the Betz hl, is among school prin. states who axe Pdaode Island Col- in an effort if the "trickle- can be applied first to haul a load of grain to the Cheney Grain, Growers odna warehouse. Thursday, July 29, they brought in a load fo Gaines wheat cut from the bill taps. Last year their first lod was barley. Nick Haidey who was also a first last year, bringing in a load of wheat to the heney warehouse, took the honors again Monday, Aug 2. C. L. Lemley who farms the hl Betz place brought in a toad of aines Tuesday and the Babb Brothers whose farm is Seen 'n Heard l The Cecil Anderson's pea- cock stru_tting in his full array ot cmor,, Homer Dickersan said the bird s fuil spread is almost the width of their garage door . . a graceful white-tailed doe and her little white-tailed fawn romping in the meadow: across the road from Fred Cas-: selmans... An,Jmal lover and protector Faith Bunker has a number of coons and skunks that will eat out of her hand. The dozen or more animals she has them all named) come every evening to get their food from the Bunker patio . . WMly Beard tu,rning in a $2.00 Canadian bill to the City treas- urer as part of last Wednes- day's swimming pool receipts (there were 634 swimmers thai day). He explained that he gave the two young Canadian girls only Canadian change . . Coolsnow meeting Frost Friday when the temperature was 95 degrees . . . Mrs. Ly- man Johnson Sr. furnis'hing taxi service to an ea'ly riser . . It's gettrrg so difficult to make change noadays that the sandwich dimes, quarters and halves will come in handy regardless of their monetary value . . . Ask Edna Cheerer who is making payments on an engagement ring and firmly believes that the ring say in the merelant's possession until it is paid for . . . finding a delicious green apple pie from the kitchen of Lucile Holladay . . . John Early back at the linotype after a week's vaca- tion... Elsie Reiha, rmer op- erator, helping out ,at the Free Press. on the Plaza-Spangle highway started hauling wheat Wednes- day. Floyd Simpso was the l only one so far to bring in win- ter barley and Roy Miller the only one hauling peas. Bible Crusade To End August 14 The "Cheney Bible Crusade" with Herman Bauman as the speaker, will continue through Saturday, Aug. 14. The meetings are held Sun- day, Wednesday, Fri@ay and Saturday evenings at 7:30 in the American Legion hall. Subjects are "Five Minutes After Death," Aug. 6; "The Truth About a Burning Sub- jeer, HELL," Aug. 8; "Can We Betieve in Mederin Miracles?" Aug. 11; "Is Baptism Necessary for Salvation?" Aug. 13 and "The Prodigal Son", Aug. 14. ATTENDS SPEECH CLINIC Bob 3arrett, high sohool stu- dent of Colville, staying With the Merritt Jahnson to attend the speech clinic at Eastern WaShington State College, will return itrome at the close of the summer session. the theory has population can an infusion of among the commun- Through spending their good fortune down to everybody to RIC As- of Education is approx- 'his _ six-week for Elemen- Principals" is sup- rk in the improv- instructior in Meeting meeting of the has been celled Aug. 9, at 8 p. room to con- g to of the new bushel ........ 1.3 bushel ........ 1.3 (new crop) $42.50 crop) .... $42.00 quotation, FOB THREE CHENEY PALS ENLIST IN NAVY Three Cheney high school c'lssmates and June graduates have enlisted in the U. S. Navy. Dan Lueas left for San Fran- cisco three weeks ago and Sher- man Guzman nd Jamey Mua- lenix left this past week. They are ao reportirg at San Fran- cisco. / EONUS--Cheney 1, A-baseball team coached by Bob nd Denny Simchuk is relaxing at a picnic at Eloika following an enthusiastic season. This was the first play sponsored by the Spokane County Rec- tor most of these lads. Kneeling left to right Dennis Helsing, Allan Beard, Brian Cherl- Pierce. Standing left to right: Trry Murly, lhs, Steve Smtih, Steve Morrow, Jeff Larson, Tom Tim Labish. Absent players were Grill Jones, Bill Joe McConnell and Bob Stone. School Buildin.00 Pro00ra.m Progresses Sat]sfact0ril[ Work is prooeedirrg on many fron on the school dstrict's building programs  phns for the new .high ch,ool are Funeral Services For Tom Grier Will Be Saturday Thvmas E. Grier, a life long resident of Cheney, died Wed- nesday, Aug. 4. in a Spokane hospital. He was confined in the Spokane veterans 'hospital the past year because of fail- ing health. Grier as born in Cheney Aug. 31, 1895 and received his education in the Cheney sclmols. He was a veteran of World War I. For 5'6 years he was employed by the local flour mill first with the F. M. Martin Grain and Milling Co. then by the National Bisoit Co. rom which he retired five years ,ago. Survivors are one brother, Jim rier of Cheney; four sis. ters, Mrs. Mabel Smith, Mrs. Minnie Warner. Mrs. Mina An- dren and Mrs. Marie Agelsbyi all .of Spokane and numerous nieces .and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, at 11 o'clock from the Chapel of the Jerue Funeral .home with the Rev. George Nichols officiating. Bur- progressing satisfactorily nd the grassing of playfields at the elementary schools s nearing completion. Also-a new well et Four Lakes School is unde construction and should be com- pleted before school starts, The new ,high school build- ing's architect, Victor L. Wutff, along with his structural, me- chanical and electrical engin- eers. have been conferring with the school district's superin- tendent, William J. Riggs, school equipment suppliers and the school board regularly during the summer. Detailed drawings of the new building will probably be completed sometime in September am bid will be vcarded so that consrtrction can probably start sometime in late October. Decision to be Made "There are a great ,many de- cision's, both major and minor to be made in the construction FREE PRESS ADS PAY OFF Bb Cowan of Fish lake says "it sure does pay to ad- vertise in the Free Press classified section." Cowan sold five puppies after run- ning an ad in one issue of the Free Press. Another classified produced an apart- meat rental at Fish lake at. of a building the size (ff the new high school." sated Super- mtendent Rgg. The school board as well as the teacffters who will use the bttilding harp focused their attention an this building over the past few months. School board members 'hzve met with the ,archeet and have made selections of exterior and interior wall sur- face materials, floor mmeria, and related items. Tead,er have been involved in reeom- merding the type and style of cabinets, even going so far as to determine whether a partic- ular cabinet shau,ld be cup- board style or have drawers, and ff drawers, hew many. The distri still plans to oc- cupy at least the main ctass- room library building in the fall of 1966. District prmcipais, at theh  first meeting on Aug. 26th, will start to make decis- ions which will guide the switch into the new liffh school that will also utilize the pres- en,t high sc/mol as a junior high school for Grades 8 ,and 9. School Grounds ial will be in the Spokane ter one publication. Others in the Rodna-Amber Memorial Gardens. district who srted harvest[  last week were Yred McKinley II. I I / _ _ __Jr__ and2ckgf:wdarns marmger E11Mea'ca' LaKe ranrs mer Luiten said the yield I l* " P m ,=in 11 could not yet be deterrninedl rr&ncnlse roras/0 W Wr' """ " h"u;ai]oolsta:s ;:o00tYre00t000000l An granting a frarmhise to Washington Water than last year--s crop ]Power Ckmpay to furnish natural, manufactured or mixed Wednesday's wht quota-[gas to the Tow of Modical Lake, was passed at the Council tion of $1.32 a bushel is;only[ meeting July 28, .03 lower than lst year's mar- The fanchtse, extended for'  ket price. Howev.ekR  con,, a te.Pm of 25 y, ,gives te gas to the user and ur the sidelbly lower tli,n tlm of Washington Wa),ar Por -" "n from a cl' a,;--=  tWO   ....... ' ....... ' y s .go, $1.96 a bushel party the authority to construct liability loss or dam,, ar;;- at wl'd " , ' " , " "" .... " ch brae there was no and maixttaxa may wrks notes :out of the ownership, constnc- supplement paymert. The supplement from the Commodity Credit Corporation is 75e a bushel on 45% of crops ,bsed on their five year aver- age and an additional 30e a bushel on anther 45%. also on a five year average, to those farmers who have complied with the Federal farm pro- gram. Philips Serves On Alumni Campaign Prof. Alfred W. Phihps was local chairman for the success- ful 1964-65 Monmouth College alumni fund campaign. Philips' Monmouth alumni class of 1908, is part of a team of 450 Mormouth alumni vol- unteers which w honored last month with two nai2,anal a.ards from the Amev2can Alumni Council. The awards, based on support Monmouth CoRege alumni have given their alma mater over the past four years, aa.nked Monmouth first in the nation among all large, coeducational col:l'eges and third in the nation among al types of institutions. Each award carried a $1,000 grant.. HICKS TRANSFERRED loyce Hicks, John Deere territory manager, who moved here from Spokane, purchasing a home from Bob Wilson July 1, is being transferred by his company to Moses Lake. Hicks will have the Columbia Basin Sprague and Cheney area as l part .of his new assig ,nment. Mr. and Mrs. Hicks and four sons will be moving to Moses I,ke soon. ATTEND HAMFEST Mr. and Mrs. Roy anser W7WVA and W7ULK and Bill Wddmgton, WA7BCD and Joahaa Early, WTFDD attended the annual Olvanvgan Interna- tiorml Amateur ladio Operat- ors Hamfest in Okanogan Falls, B. C. on July 31 and Aug. 1. Dr. Jim Johnson, als a licen- sod amateur operate" of Che- hey, was un,able to attend KROPP NOW MANAGING AUTOVUE THEATRE BtH Kropp, former Cheney theatre manager, is now man- ,ivionlg Auto-ve drive-in, N. street, Spokane, Kzxp said he would open the Pix theatre in Chancy this fall ff mssible. sary for the distribution of gas witn the corlmrate limits of the Town. This includes the business .and residential areas, both Blair grade sclmol and Medi- cal Lake high school and will extend ull service to Lakeland Village ,and Eastern Washirrg. ton State I-fospital which insti- tutions were on a limited gas service only, the last three years. Obligation It also obBgates the Com- pany to install and maintain all lines neoessary to supply Workshops To Begin August 9 at EWSC rlvernlty workshops o two week's duration start Monday (Aug. 9),at Eastern Wa'Shing- ton, State College following the seven-week summer quarter session. Two other one-week workshops will begin the fol- lowirg Mon@ay. Courses offered include clo- thing eonstrcU, idustrJ,1 ats for elementary toavhers, art, stage makeup, instrument- al music, rao - television, speech correction, eural rha- bilitaton, audio- ',visual matevi. ,als, public school cmiculum, driver education, group coun- selh, econonc problems, his- tory and gavermnent of WaSh- i'nto world loblms, poli- tics nd development of Africa, humanities, conservation and outdoor education and modem mathematics. One week worlcshops in clmral music arm in delhyed speech correction begin Aug. 16. Casss will meet from 8 a.m. to nr five days a week. GOOD" YIELD REPORTED John Frost bga work spot- ting trucks during harvest for .Ms uncle, Milton Klettke who farms between Endicott and Colfax. Klettke re,ported his crop of Gaines wheat, aveml- ing over 70 bushels an acre, and filled one truck with 18 minutes of cutting. WEATHER Max MIn Pro. Jul 29 .............. 98 72 .00 Judy 30 .............. 89 76 .00 : 3uly 31 .............. 94 69 .00 i Atgtl I ...... :..:+.95 67 .00 August 2 ............ 85 7I Agu'st 3 ............ 80 62 i,, August 4. ........... 78 68 .00' tion or operation of the gas system. The maintenance in- eludes repairing, replacing, ex- amining, testing, inspecting arid leaving all property in as good or better contion than before in_stallation or repairs. Mayor Allen Denton said it is anticipated that the gas will be installed in the two selool bu,ildirgs by the sch<rl open. ing date, Sept. 7. Fuel Cost Saving George Kirkwsd of Wash- ington Water Power Company said the installation of gas should save the average borne owner from $30 to $40 a year' in fuel costs. Street Lights Other business included au- thorization by the Town Coun- cil to change over from 2500 lumens conventional street lights in the residential area to 7000 lumen mercury vapor lights and from 6000 1,umen corrventiorral to 10,000 lumen l mercury vapor in the business area ,and main streets of Med- ical Lake and around the schools. Street Improvements A street improvement pro- ject ws passed that will com- pletely resurface and widen to 42 feet Lake street from Stan- ley to Waahington streets, Fourth street from Lefevre to Howard streets ,and from How- ard street on Brooks road to the City limits. Reports were made that the new ,City park under construc- tion by Harlan Dogias, Inc. should be completed within the next two or three weeks. Shopping Center The Me(Real Lake shopping center, also being construct- led by DougMs is about 50 per cent complete and should open in about 6O days. The 5000 ,foot cemer will house a sper- market to be leased by Dick Heyer and Orville Olson, pres- ently operating Swigart's mar- ket and the Brown Insurance Agency New Homes A number of new homes have been completed or are under construction. Recently completed is the new leme of Bb Cook, assistan manager af NaUonal Bank of Commerce at Medical Lake. Under con- strutnAon are the hovaes of Jerry Conners, coach at MariA. at Lakehnd vmn,Vilge and Sgt. Moore, stationed at Faimhild Air Force base. All school grounds have been rough graded, ditched, and have had sprinkler systems in- stalled. Grass at Garden "",ngs School i.s gree and --- been mowed. The Sunset School site is ready for seed- i when the weather cools and the Windsor School site will be ready in at.her week or two. At Four Lakes the new well needed to supply water to the bu. ilding and to the py- held m beAng drifted and once it is  the be planCed on tl'nt site. The Betz chool ground 'has rough graded, dYmhed, and had the sprirdder sysm irtled and the diteh yet need to be filled arid dirt aulecl in so that e. grass can be planted ts Community groups havo been active in the e(r-mpletio of all the elementary school playground projets. Parent- Teavher groups have spear- headed the work towards xm- pletkm of the Wojects. Football Field The new fotbM1 field and track at Fisher Field is to be completed by contract. At the present time the decision has net ,been made as to whether the contract should be award- ed sei prately or with the over- aH high school build co- tract. There may be some fi- nancial advantage to the tax- payers of the school district by awarding the can,tracts for the completion of the ,new field al, orrg with the building con tract. Brd Meeting At a regular meeting of the Sclool Board July 21, the ,school insurance traet was let to Ivan Clemons, new own- el" of Wilson. Agermy and that there be further coratlatation regarding the addison ff a fi- delity bond. Other bids award- ed were to Cheney Feed and Fuel for coal and to Edueaon- al Reader's Sevvlce for library books. Resignations Supt. Riggs reported the re ignition of three achers, err Criffm of idr school to accept a guice pasitioa in Whitman county; Miael Smith from the .high smol, to aceopt a social studiescoach ing job on the west side of the state; and George Pesarm of Windsor school to accept a prirmipalshp in 0vatia. Contracts Cnacts were al>proved f hiring Terry Clevehl to teach fourth grade at Sun_set and Mrs. Veva Skaw to teat- at Garden Springs. Trip Approvals Trips of personnel were ap- proved as follows: Jack PhiJle to the University of Idaho to !interview a teacher eandidate: LePy Isherwood and RrI Moos to Olympia Aug. 23 and 24 in on with the ND- EA gt for the pilot gtPance project at Betz seminal; Mrs. 'aldo arm Mi Six to ate-rd the ammal Home es ecmferene .in August aud fee Supt. Pggs to attend the lead- ership roundup of  Sept. 18 and 19 in Ellensbrg.