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Page 4 Cheney Free Press Friday. August 6, 1965 Engagement Told By E. L. Wittwers Mr. ,and Mrs. E. Lloyd Witt- wer of Spangle lmve an- nounced the engagement o,f their daughter, Lois Jean Marie, and tarry Kent Buth, son of Mr. m'rd Mrs. Alvin Buth, Fafield. Lois Jean Marie Wittwer ,Miss Wittwer is attending summer quarter ,at Eastern Washington State College, and Buth is a junior at the same college. Both .are graduates of Liberty high school. No wedding date has been et. DEEP DoWN VALUE! I00[[]l!iiii"S D ' Defender e Submersible i00ump for Home or Farm INSTALLATION * Completely quiet operation-pump and motor are entirely submerged under water in the well Outstanding performance proved by rugged, 6 months' field test-under all well conditions [ No priming, no pit, no pump house [ -saves up to $]50.00 on installation Write or Call BENHARDT BLDG. SUPPLY, REARDAN, i WN. Phone PY 6-3274 Special Farm Rates TUCKERS VISIT PARENTS IN EASTERN KANSAS Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tucker and Timm spent their aca- tion visiting relatives in East- ern Kansas. They visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Ttcker at Garnett, Kan. and Mr. ,and Mrs. E. K. W'.hitavre at Ottawa, Kan. This was the first time the grand:arem;ts: lad :seen 21-month old Timmy. Camp Fire Outing Held At Johnsons The Can-Te-Ya-Tin-Za Camp lre group, .girls who will be "fih graders this fall, held an overnight outing at the 'home of their leader's grandparents, Mr. acid Mrs. Lyman Johnson St. on Wiams lake. laking the trip in the Met- rift Johnson's school bus ehanf- fered by Lyman Johnson Jr., were Lind a Sooy, VickA Good- win, Sharon alleway, Cindy Larsan, Patty Hagelin and Jen- nie Johns'on, Camp Fire girls, their leader, Miss Sallee Jo=hn- son, who was also the chap- e,rone assisted by Marianne Johnson and Kristine Johnson. Joining the group at Will- iams lake fay the Friday and Saturday activities was Bar- bara Hossom. The weekend was spent in swimming and outdoor cooking. DELABARRES PURCHASE THE AL BETZ HOME Mr. ,and Mrs. Paul Delabarre purchased the former At Betz home on 719 C St. and are re- modelling it into a duplex and rental property. The home is well known as  storleal site and has been in the Betz fam- ily for many years. Mr. Betz lives with a daughter in Yak- ilia. SISTER VISITS Mrs. L. W. Rietz's sister, Mrs. Bertha Quin of New Al- bany, Ind., is visiting here for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. iWar$on Evans of R$chmond, Va., son4n-law and daughter of Mrs. Quinn left Wednesday after spending a week at the Rietz .home. Joining the group Sunday were Mr. and .Mrs. Gil Rietz and family of Amber. TED McMILLANS VISIT [ MARTINS AT GOOCH ISLAND ] Mr. and Mrs; Ted McMillanJ were last week s guests of Mr. [ and Mrs. Dan Martin at [ Islaxtd, B. C. A rmtive of (Tne-] ney, laAn, son of former l WashrOom state goerror, C. D. Martin, is ow'ner f the is- land. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED Mr. arid Mrs. Jack Weig,nd arid Janet from Mercer Island were weekend guests of Mrs. Katheryn Shindler arid Mr and Mrs. W. Edward Betz, Peg-' gy Sue, Jim ad Franklin. Sat- urday evening a dinner in hon- or of Mrs. Sindier's birthday 7-30,8-6 was hem at the Betz home. ,= Announcing to my friends and customers FINLEY HEATING SERVICE 1412 N. LINDEKE After many years as head service Technician with Banner Furnace & Fuel of Spokane, I am now operating my own Service Department with the neglected Rural areas foremost in my attention. Hundreds of pleased cus- tomers wil| attest to the quality of work & parts you may expect & be guaranteed. I am locally licensed and also carry the coveted Netional Silver Certificate Award. Any problem concerning your heating needs can be handled by writing or calling FA 8-8575, Spokane, collect. C. E. (Chuck) FINLEY J.j Start Harvest Right, Wit h Lubr, cants HE Gasohne COMBINES, TRACTORS, TRUCKS KEEP 'EM ROLLING WITH OUR SERVICE Cheney Grange Supply 118 UNION 235-6274 MR. AND MRS. S. BRAATEN CELEBRATE 00qOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY The United Church of Christ in Cheney, Wash. was the scene on July 11 of the Golden Wed- ding celebration for Mr. and Mrs. Sam Braaten. Laura and Sam, as they are so affection- ately valled by their many friends and relatives, were married in Vang, N. D. on Feb. 10, 1915, at the home of the bride. Live at Saskatchewan The couple moved to Saskat- Chewan the next month settling on Sam's homestead near ShackIeton. Other members of the Bra,aten family there at that time were brothers Oscar and Teman, and their father Ole Braaten. A frame granary was the first home for the young couple. On Dec. 31, 1916 daughter Marvel arrived, and on Oct. 24, 1921 their son Ster- ling was born. The original room plus a small addition served them well through many a cold prairie winter. Move to Chilliwack In Oct., 1934 during the height of the depression the family moved to Chilliwack, B. C. where Lhey remained for three years. Each spring Sam returned to the farm to seed a:nd later to harvest the crop. In April 193'7 they returned to the United States and after a brief stay i.n Yakima, they [ finally settled in Cheney. Sam s l knowiedge ,of farm machinery [ and his natural mec,hanical lability soon established him in ]a responsible position with the ]Cheney Weeder Co. where he |remained until retirement in,, 1954. Daughter Marries In 1940 daughter Marvel married Ivan Kerr of Chilli - wack, B. C. The Kerfs, now liv- ing in Cheney, have tw9 daugh- ters; Jean, Mrs. D. I)anielson, and Margaret at home. Sterling enfisted in the U. S. Air Force in Nov. 1942, and flyirtg over into enemy territory wa, s re. ported missing on Aug. 23, 1944, ,on a flight over the North Sea, Celebration Since the exact date, Feb. 10, marking the armiver*y, was ot a corwenient thne for many relatives to travel, a small family dinner only marked the occasion at that time. The Golden Wedding re- ception ,held in C, heney city ball on he ftentoon of July l l ws attended by over 200 friends mi reItives, wile 70 WCTU ENTERTAINED Mrs. JOhn ]anks entertained ,the WCTU chapter of Spokane, of which she is a member Tues- day afternoon. A picnic lunch- eonu was served on the lawn. A business meeting followed with Mrs. Ruby Railsback, Spo- kane, an officer in the eap- ter presiding. She reorted that Mrs. T. C. Wurth, state president, was on a trip to C- toga. RETURN FROM HAWAII Mr. and Mrs. Millard Hale returned Monday for a week's vacation in Hoolu, Iawaii, where they were guests of the Chrysler Corporation at the lli- kai hotel. Cheney Motor CO. represented by the ales was one of the winers in the Chrys- ler-Plymouth "Waikiki Dip" sales contest in the four north- west ,states that comprise the Portland Region. Twelve coup- les made the trip by plane. FRANDSENS AT OPEN HOUSE IN COEUR d'ALENE HONORING MOTHER Mr. and Mrs. Hap Frandsen tteded an open 'house July 29 at Coeur d'Alene in honor of the celebration of the 90th birthday ,of Fandsen's mother, Mrs. Sophia Frandsen. Many relatives arid friends attended d,urinlg the day. VACATION ON COAST Mr. and M.s. Ge(ge Ceev- er and children, Jody, Marion a, nd Go.on took a week's va- cation trip to Oregon, driving ,home along the coast route from Oregon into Canada. TO HAVE REUNION Mr. ,and Mrs. Don Cooley and two children arrived Wednes- day from Huntsville, Ma., to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roydal Con,ley. and Mrs. Helene Meyers of Spokane.: Travel conditions deLayed their arrival for a week. Phns are for a family reunion and pic: nie later this month, to in- clyde the Dr. Glen Coeys, and Oarl Newstroms (Mildred Oonley) and families. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our many friends who came to make our 50th wedding lanniver"sary cele- bration a success, and for all the fowers, cards and ,gifts. Also, Mrs. Pat Conrath for handling the reception and' Mrs. John Paulson and the Women's Fellowship of the United Church of Christ for serving the dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Braaten Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Kerr and arget Mr. and Mrs. Larry Danielson (Jean Kerr) a6p enjoyed the family dinner in the United Church that eve- nine. Ivan Kerr, son-in-law, acted as master of ceremonies. Numerous Relatives As evidence :of the affection held for this highly respected couple, rehtives and friends of all ages attended from many parts of the country. NEWS BRIEFS Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Miller re- turn,ed Thursday from a trip to Oregon and Idaho where they visited with Mrs. Miller's two sisters :and four brothers. Mr. and Mrs. Merritt John- son and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Johnson of Moses Lake spent the weekend at Nevcman hke. Mr. and M,r, s. Herbert Goertz spent a week s vacation along the Washington and Ore,on coasts, stopping .at Astoria and Seaside and fishing at Ilwaco, where they caught their limit. Mrs. Elmer Hansen and her daughter, Mrs. Ed Ness, from Pincher Creek and Edmonton Canada were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gertz one day hst week. Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd Vande- Berg and daughter, Jane, re- turned from Honolulu, Hawaii, where they had spent the past year. Dr. andeBerg, on leave from EWSC, .has been teaching at the University of Hawaii, and touring the Islands. Com- ing home with them was Mrs. E. L. Dales who las been vis- iting witli them the past week. A number of Cheney people called on the VandeBergs dur- ing their stay on the islands. Mr. ad Mrs. Francis Keuhl entertained as house guests this week, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Woodlel from Hawthorne, Nev. Some time was spe)n at the Priest lake cottage. :Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Banks and children from Salem, Ore., spent the weekend here with :his parents Mr. and Mrs. John Banks. On Sunday they were l joined by Mr. ,and Mrs. Lloyd Banks, Spokane, ,and ,Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Rartl. et and fmily, Cheney. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Bileshach returned last week from a week's vacation in Clifrrda, i with their daughter, Mir. and I Mrs. ary Baichley and son. Miss Cecil .Dryden and sis- ter from Idaho, w1,1 attend the Shakespearia Fetiva.1 next week, be'h,ed near Ashland, Ore. This is a yearly perform- ance lmld u the west coast. i M. ar d's. I:.atl Helm were loss for a company pic- nic for the .employees and tam- flies of the tta, tclife Co., at their Williams hke home hst week. Boating, swirarg and water skiing was followed by the potluck dinner. i ,Mrs. Myrtha Mill, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin OkezJtrm, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hendricks at- tended the Wedding of a niece, Sartda Reitmeier, to Steven Greenwood, in Medical Lake on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Oker- strom spent a few days vaca- tioning last week on Lake Ooeur d'Alene ,arid the St. Joe river. Mr. ,and Ms. John Ditton are spending this week on va- ;cation on the coast. They willi tour pointsaf interest and visit] their so-in-law ,and daughter and two children,, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle More:house, at Kent. Elmer Kleweno is confined in the Spokane Westwood Ter- race Home for treatment, and hopes to be transferred to the Cheney Nursing I-Iome soon. 'Mr. and Mrs. H, ard Pendell returned Iast weekend from a two-week vacation touring the[ Olympic peninsttla .and the] southwest area of Washington. i Mr. and rs Stanley Hend- ricks and Gayle, r. and Mrs ! Glen Best, Mr. and Mrs. Walt Edrniston and families spent  a week ,mpig on the be, ach at Kalalock. on the Pacific oeean.'Rev. George Nichols and Terry the00 for a few da, fishing. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hendricks jo.ined their son and fanily, wr. and Mrs. Stan Hendricks, Sunday or a day at the home of Mr. and Ms. Glen Trefren on Penal OreiUe in Idaho. Oth- er s joing them were Mr. and . Rih Townsena of Spo- e, Mr. arid Mrs. Ralph Townsen=d Jr. of Oalifornia and three children. The our-year- old daughter Lois Townend accompaed Stan Hendricks lome for a few days visit. Mr. ,ad Mrs. Adolp*he Smith ,and granddanghter Hea. ther and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bryceson spent the weekend on the coast to visit Michae Smith at Adna. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Conley entertained as Sunday guests: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Philleo and daughters. On Wednesday their i guests were Mrs. Merle Plotts and a friend from California. Mr. and Mrs. James Cessa'l- man entertained as Friday guests Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Daqs from Plaza. They visited the historical museum in the jun- ior high school building.. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Philips erttertained as weekend guests D_s brother and wife, Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Phflips from Mt. Vernon. On Sunday they made a trip to Liberty lake, where Dr. and Mrs. Phiiips' grandson, Dennis Jordan have their home. Mr. and Mrs. Hank Webbev returned to their home from a trip to Oregon recently. On Sunday their guests were their daughter, Lois Webber, who is employed in Spokane and H. Pendell Jr. of Seattle. Mr. and Mrs. Harve Jordan entertained as Sunday dinne guests, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Ports, Sprague; Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Spear, Spokane, nd Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Jones of Cheney. Mr. and Mrs. Milo Ball joined their children, Mr. and Mrs. tta,rvy Kin;g, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Ball Jr., and children, Sunday for a cruise on their 20 foot cruiser ,on Lake Coeur d'Mene. Af. terwards a barbecue picnic dinner was served in the Coeur d'Alene city park. Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Meyers spent Monday in Cheney with :her sister, Mrs. Robert Heyer, and family. They took their daughter, Susie, home with them, who had spent a few days ,at the Heyers. Mr. and Mrs. Meyer have charge of the Soap Lake country club. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heyer, Debbie and Randy took a tri,p to Essex and Kalispell, Mont., recently. They visited their son-in-Law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Chrissinger, then went to Cranbrook and Port- hill, Carmda, en route home. ,Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Melhus of Malden spent one day last week with her brother and family, Mr. arid Mrs. Rober Heyer. They brought a birth- day cake for the dinner to cele- brJte Heyer's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Bwer and his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Bower, of Spo- kane spent Sunday touring Lake Pend Oreille country. They motored entirely mound the lake. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hatch sen word to friends that they would return from their vaca- tion trip late next week. They have been in New York to the World's Fair, Washington, D. C. and the New England states, and are touring the mid- dle west en route home. Mrs. Jean Whitney and son Bill, spent a few days ver the weekend at their cottage on Priest lake. Mr. and Mrs. Ekner Conley spent SuncLay in Spargl,e as guests of her sister and family, Mr. ,and Mrs. Achie laird, whose dau.ghter, Mrs. Don Johnson, ,and three children were visUn.g. Mr. ,arid Mrs. WiLfred Beard and children spent last week on Lake Wallowa camping in the state park. They enjoyed hiking, horseback riding and water sports. Gay Swegle is attending camp ,at Lutherhaven on Cur d'Alene lake. Mrs. Karl Klein is returning today from the Easter Seal camp for crippled children on! Lake Coeur d'Alene where she' 'has served as a nurse during the summer camping season. She and Dr. Klein will leave Cheney early next week en route home to Texas by way of the coast. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stiffler ,and three .sons spet one day Last week in Ckeney, as the guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Stiffler. Mr. and Mrs. Harkl Harvey and children have as .house guests her parents, Mr. and M, rs. Ross Duff, of Missoula, Mont., and Jan aunt, Miss Addle Fay Duff from Ha,rmnond, Mont. Mrs. D. G. Jerue returned onday from a visit with her sisters in Leeton, C1arkston and Steptoe, Where she spert a number of drys at each plaee. Mrs. J. E. Manchester of A1- mira spent a few dys here with her son-in-law and daugh- ter, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Bover. Mrs. A. B. Cu2ting enter- tained with a small coffee par- ty on Wednesday morning for committee planning and soc- ial hour on the OF_ Nursing Home. Mrs. Wlter Shepard spent Wednesday night in Cheney at her Fish take home. Mrs. Harold Kleiner enter- tained as house guests last week, Mrs. Charles Nelson of Houston, Texas, formerly of Charley and Miss Jane Pater- son also of Texas. They also visited with Mrs. J. P. Cald- well. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Totlefson and family spent the summer in Oheney, while he attended EWSC summer sessions. Tol- lefson is a teacher in the school system at Maple Valley. Mr. and Mrs. M.artin To, let- son have had their children ,and gra,ndehildren visit them this summer at various times, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Knudsen, and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Tollfson and clfildren from the coast. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Matney spent the weekend at their ranch ,at Laurier, Wash., then toured through southern Cam ada over Sullivan Pass, at Pen- ticton and Creston. Their re- cent guest was Pam from Seattle, a granddaughter, and sons, Fred, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fox re- and Robert are leaving turned last week from a trip day for ,a month's to North Dakota, where they Michigan where they visited relatives and friend,s at relatives and he will Minot and Berthold. The day school business. they left a tornado hit and broke many windows, they did not know how much dam- ae had been done to grain and other crops. Mrs. L. C. Cordill visited a niece, Mrs. Hugh Barnett (Haz- el Crutcher)at Cle Elum last week. Mrs. Cordill was accom- panied by her sister, Mrs. Nel- lie Siegel of Pine City. They also visited a sister-in-law, Mrs. Pansy Toseh at Cashmere. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Goltiani and son, Tony, of San Rafael. Calif. have been guests since July 24 of Mrs. Goltani's par- ents ,and brothers, Mr. and Mrs. John Ferguson nd Stuart ,and Ran. Last week the Ferguson family and the Goltianis vaca- ti'oned at Diamond lake. Mrs. Mary Lou Reitmeier and children LuAnn and Brett f Boise are spending this week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Shoat 'and with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Reitmeier. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford l'ajala UNITED CHURCH SERVICES At the 9:30 a.m. services of the United Church of Christ, Cheney, August 8th through the 29th the preacher will be the Rev. George T. Allen, mini- ster .of the Campus Christian Fellowship at Easter Was:hing- ton State College. Local T0 2 lbs. No. 1 Potatoe00 10 lbs Canta 5 for 1 Foland Pc, July 27, 1866 The laying of the first Atlantic tel'e.grap cable, linking the United States and Europe, was fin, ally com- pleted after 10 years of hard effort. Across M-N-M on Only One Day McKesson 2 For I Ends Saturday, August Values galore at Cheney Drug 410 First Street, Cheney Hey Ki Grover Black will pay 5 cents a for regular size screw cap, clean Gallon A & W Root