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THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 69, Number 10 Cheney, Washington, Friday, August 13, 1965 Single Copy 10 Cents "'"" ICh ey ..,.0,. en Citizens Air Views .oo0...o On Extending Leash Law 's rain stopped a}l activities which ..... their peak this week. Luitcn of Chenev wrehouse said averaging abo,ut 120 a day at the Che- and :about 55 trucks the Rodna warehouse 152,000 bushels 70,000 at Rodna. mostly Gaines, is 45 to 50 bushels an is testing No. 1 grade dockage. Luiten re- that one farmer aver- 53 bushels on an 185 30 per cent of the far- completed harvest vicinity which ,.adius of more tl-mn stkll pouring down | time it is unlikely that Can be resumed until 'n Heard reporting 120 de- in his ear air cooler going en from Yakima Sun- e temperature dropp-d , 00 near Ritzville and the time he reached . . . The old Graves on the Fred was also known as scho,ol, possibly be- Was attended by Fred, and the late Fred recalled father and Si Graves, the s eheool was auled lumber for the building . . . Dr. getting off the a 20 pound son in Alas,ka tucked arm arid carrying a rJ21e; father that Pete has too long . . . A1 Isaksen and Don Olscm of Spo- their limits of a fishing trip at last week of July. trip this past week, Mosrnan and Theissen netted . . Tom Labish, County Dairyman of thinks he has trod Puhlicity fur a life- . enjoying some real Weather after several Only three seasons-- us even Priest lake up en,ough , for g... the rolling a sea of ripening a tma,utifu,1 sight and mind a line "And am- ,of grain,' 1- from e Beautifu. udents Professional e at EWSC area juniors at State Col- admitted to the education pro- are Georgia P. of Mrs. Doro- and Julia E. of Mr. and Espanolo. E. Patmore, EW- of education and professional adonis- ,admittance to the a prerequisite to courses i.n edu- is granted only of- :have completed at sophomore year. of Cheney high Jeske is majoring arts at EWSC. Miss a Medical Lake high is a home ec- at EWSC. Bean Good Mission Roger Bean, hell- attached to the Air Mobile, 1st has returned to Go. after visiting Mr. arrd Mrs. Art had recently re- Dominican Re- stated he drew good mission. Hope, Tuesday Dee and Joey to seven different comment on this the airplane will soon be en- Num. FIELD DAY--The Spokane County Dairy Fed- eration sponsored field day was held Aug. 6 at the Tom Lablsh farm, two miles south of Cheney on the Williams lake road. Their farm includes 155 acres ef dry land on which they raise pasture and hay for their 20 head of milking Holsteins. Each cow produces an aver- age of 12,000 Ibs. of milk per year. As a side- line the Labish family enieys raising Shet- land ponies and a team is broken to pull a small cart. Pictured are Tim, Mr. and Mrs. Labish, Marlene and Steve. First Graduating Class of Amber Has 505 Anniversary Four members of the first class to graduate from Am- ber high school observed their 50th graduation anniversary at the Amber reunion picnic last Sunday. Tbe four were Miss Franc Mason, Mrs. Grace Humbert, Mrs. Josie Marsh and Mrs. Ella Dixon. Another outstanding group was the Calvert family; six sis- ters attired in .identical red (with blue polka dotted dresses .and one brother, Henry Cal- vert of Idaho. The sisters were Mrs. Ethel Garner and Mrs. Ted Freeman of Cheney, Mrs.. artha Warrington of Spo- kane, Mrs. FAdie Kimbrough o Iarrin, gton, Mrs. Zinnia Dillon .of Montana and Mrs. Clara Moore of Seattle. Other out of town guests at the picnic were Walter Dixon of Srmhomish and Mrs. Grace McDontald of Spokane. Second nd third genera- lions were represented by the Ted Freeman family aad their $12.923 Million Program Planned by EWSC 1965.67 Eastern Washington State College plans a $12.923 million construction program during the 1965-67 bienniu m. Fred S. Johns, EWSC business manager, said the capital improvement budget plan is the largest in the 75 year history of the college. The planned projects, in' fact, come to mere than the to- tal cost of all existing build- ings on the EWSC campus in Cheney, Johns said. All existing buildin,gs now on campus, from Showalter Hall, built in 1915 for $300,000 to Cecil Dryden Hall, a $1.253 mil- lion residence for 246 women, which will be occtLpied for the first time this fall, cost $II,- 382 million. Cheney AA-I Team Wins Tournament Cheney's No. 1-AA baseball team came ,out winners in the Spokane County Recreation baseba]A tournament held at Deer Park last week. The team, coached by Paul Hendrickson ond Cliff Graves, received the County tro,thy fox two daughters, Mrs. Mike Cau-lthe season dill and Mrs. Ken Johnson and I Cheney's' No 2-AA took their families, fourth place, losing to Whit- I --  orth pilrates 14-0. Their coach- ........ -les were Norm Stone and Don Katcl,tte Appointed nusser. iT^ r.,,., a,,..a I In the AAA division Team v 1,mm Im, mv,a mJvmu r atch r IND. 1, coached by Jim H i Mark t lif, fe and Jack Crabb took third Ra c has been ap- . : pointed to the Inland ]mpire place by wmm, ng over Chancy ichapter of the American Nat- Team qo. z.t-z 2 at acll irml Rn Cr r,,enti,, fLake. T am io. , co  y i f)raled to" include" Spokane'Y,]Terry Ceamon, came in fourth. i Pend Oreille, Lincoln and Fer-I rYInC,aUiESmpire district man-' HUCKLEBERRYING ager mc00ard Bjurbe00g AT GROUSE CREEK the new etmper phns to in- crease Red Cross volunteer When it is huekleberrying time, a group of Chancy people seems to +have buiR in radar that takes them to Grouse Creek, lda.ho the same day. This could almost be called a reunion as the same mllies return each year to the same lcation. They come one by one until about 15 Cheney ears have cor=gregated and .the am- ilies spend the dy picking ber- ries and picnicking. Les Zimmerman said they left home bout 5 a. m. this year and thought they would be the first .ones on the scene but at Sandpoint, where they stopped at a service station, the Bruce Oliver family was just leaving. Being second still sounded good, but on arriving at the creek they spotted Ted Edgett's car and one or two other fam- iliar ones from Cheney. Seems tlat everyone wanted to get an early start to miss the early morning trMfic. !ADMITTED TO WSU Donald E. Courier of Che- ney and Phillip J. Emerson and Pamel, a J. Smith of Fairchild AFB have been dmitted for fall enrollment at Washington State University. WEATHER Max Min Pro. August 5 .......... :.73 61 :00 August 6 ............ 85 72 .00 August 7 ............ 91 62 .00 August 8 ............ 93 65 .00 August 9 ............ 90 75 .00 August 10 .......... 88 70 .00 August 11 .......... 86 74 .00 service in Veterans AdmiRis. tratior hospital, Eastern State, hospital 'and other lopiCals as well as worldng with special clfildren. Plans are to expand the tra- ditional services of the Red Cross such 'as, Service to Mili- tary families and veterans, First Aid and Water Safety, Red Cross Youth program, Dis- aster Services and Nursing ser- vice programs. Bjurberg said new areas of opportunities for service to communities throughout the new .chapter will be opened. ROY FOSS ATTENDS FINANCE BOARD MEET Roy Foss, city clerk, attended a board meeting of the Wash- ington Finance lOffbicers asso- ciation of which he is presi- deal The meeting held at Yak- mm over the weekend was called by Foss to set up agenda for the convention to be held in Spokane in October. City clerks, treasurers and other fi- rmnce officers represented 12 cities in the state NEW SUBSCRIBERS New subbscribers to the Cheney Free Press this week are Sandra and Karen Mor. tensen, 3306 Prospect, Cal.; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gonia. W. 4501 S. Oval Road and Mrs. W. E. Shillem, 6220 South Spotted Road of Spokane; Frank King, Route 2 and Capt. R. E. Nelson, 208 N. 8th St. of Cheney. Cheney Pool i Kept Busy ] Cheney swimming pool in its second year of operation is kept busy during the over 90 degree weather this summer. Cool Off Mana,ger Watly Beard report- ed near capacity crowds with 723 and 720 as the highest number .of swimmers using the pool in any one day. The aver- ae since opening of the pool in June is 395. Last Session Be.ard said the swimming ]es- sons ,are exception'ally well attended this year and the last session will begin August 23 and end Sept. 3. Pass Tests Passing the tests so far were Estimated replacement cost of existing buildings, however, is $17.214 million, johns said Planned Construction The almost $13 llion plan- ned construction iztc.ludes the $1 ,869 million Graham Dress- ler Hall, a tower redence for 342 men, rmw under contsruc- tion and scheduled for Com- pletion in the fall  1966. It does nlot incltMe , Dryden Hll. Largest of the planned build- ings will be the. John F. Ken- nedy Menmrial Ibrary, to cost an estimated $2.25 m,illion. Bids on this building will be opened Aug. 19 and construc tion is expected to start im- medtely. Federal Grant A Federal grant of $750,000 as a portion of the cost of the rew library has been ,received by EWSC, and the balance will be paid for by borls pledged against tuition fees paid by students and from permanent nomal school land revenues Both residence halls are beirg built with loans from the Federal Housing and-Home Agency, and will be paid from revenues on the ,building. The library will be located on the present Woodward Field, and will necessitate re- location of the-field and stands The new field, which is al- ready laid out, will cost ap- proximately $190,000. Other Projects Among other projects which; ae expected to get under way l this fall are a new industrial a'ts bui.lding, which will cost $350,000, and a cssroom ad- dition to Martin Hall, estimated at $502,000. Acquisition of addRional land adjacent to the campus as sites f0 future construction will cost an estimated $35,000. Planning Stage In the planvAng stage are another residence 'hall for wo- men, this one t'o cost $1,759 million and a new student union building, costing $1,825 million. The hall will be built with HHFA financing, and will be sekf-supporting. The student unior building bonds will be paid from student fees. Ao being planned is re- modeling of the present Har- greaves Library, which will be used far cl, assrooans uon com- pletion of the Kennedy Rbrary. This will cost $170,000. Mis- eeRaneus al, terations, remod- eling, street and sRlewalk im- provements, and utility :line ex- tensions and replacemen will came to $208,000. Three major projects, cost- ing $3.765 million wi come from the State Building and Higher Education Construc- tion Account to come from a ;tote bond issue referendum to be voted on in November, 1966. The projects are a heating plan;{,d.- maintenance building and uty tunnels, costing $1- 5 million; a $1275 millima mu- sic building, and ,an $890,000 classroom building. Construction is contingent on passage of the referendum. 159 beginners, 58 advanol be- ginners, 75 irttermediates, 32 swimmers and 15 life savers. These figures will increase con- siderably when totals for the present session which began Mvnda,y and will end Aug. 20 and the last session are in- eluded. Junior Life Savers Completing requirements for the Junior Life Saving award Aug. 6 were Mallory Smith, Bill Pierce and Kathy Hove. Williams Lake At Lambert's Williams lake resort nine ,are enrolled in fesaving and there are two beginners classes, a large in- termediate chss and a small mer class. Tuesday Mr. Beard gave a smafl craft safety demonstration to the lifesaving classes. Awardship Plans are bing mde for an August. h0se in, tees ap- plying are osked to see Mr. Beard at the pool. SCHOOL STARTS SEPTEMBER 8 All schooks in the Chancy dis- tri will open at reguhr time to students Wednesday, Sept. 8. Students can meet the bus- ses at the same times as last spring on the first day. Distri schools inekde Che- hey high school, Betz, Fur, Lakes, Garden Sprins, Sunset ,a, nd Windsor. Principaks will be at ok1 schools exce Four Lakes .for registration of new students from Monday, Aug. 30 to Friday, Sept. 3, from 8:30 a. m., to 4 p. m. Students new to Four Lakes school can reg- ister on Tuesday, Sept. 7 from 8':30 to noon or on opening day. High school orienta.tion for freshmen will take place the morning of Sept. 7. The time will be annourced later. All teachers of the district will be ,on duty Sept. 7 prepar- ing or the StudenLs' arrival the next day. The district ex- pecks an en.roltment of 2,350 students this year eomyared to 2,250 last year. Bruce Maughan Narrowly Escapes As Combine Rolls Bruce Maughan, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Maughan, nar- rowly escaped serious injuries when.he rolled with a cn- bine on a steep hillside at the lmme of his uncles' farm, the Glorfield brothers, several miles southwest of Col*ax. Bruce was driving the com- bine when it roiled over tak- ing him with it, on. the second roll he was .able to jump far enough to clear from the tum- bling machine by rung up bill. His injuries were confined to bruises and back cuts which required 14 stitches and over- Right ,hospitalization at Colfax. His mother said 'he had return- ed to the farm and is driving combine again this week. WATCH PRESS RUN Mrs. Don Moyer (Susan Gum- on) and daughters Sandy and DeO)ie, wire are viitin with Mrs. Moyer's parents, Dr. and Mrs. W. A. Gmon while Mr. Moyer is stationed at A{hol, Idaho, stopped in the Free Press Thursday morning. Four- year-old Sandy wated to see the presses run on puhli:cation dy. , ..... Amending the presert dog odna.nee to exteA the leash 'law from six months to a full year came under consideable discussion at Tuesday evening's council meeting. Wayor Nolan Brown gave it was urtfair to family pets each of the citizens attending the meeting (over 40) the op- portunity to express a opin- ion before taking a pro and con, vote count Eighteen voted for the extension and 14 aainst. On the pro side complaints were such as dogs ipping gar- bage cans, ruining lawns, gardens and flower beds and dangers of dogs running in packs and attacking chitdren and even gronu,ps and the nuisance dogs on school grounds. Agaimst extending the issue were dog owners vth) felt it would put an extreme ,hard- ship on dog owners and that County Fire Trucks On The Run During Hot Weather Several grass fires caused by campers dumpirg live charcoal or not putting out a camp fire called out the Spokane County Fire District No. 3 on several occasions. Art Boon, fire chieL report- ed a fire on the roadside park between Cheney and Four Lakes July 31. About 50 tons of hay were demolished on the Ernie Majer place on the Rupp rpad Aug 2. Three C:heney and one Spangle truck answered the call. A truck own,ed by Bud Hrris was burned in the Dick Jordan field Aug. 5. The truck was the only loss. Four units rom Che- ney and two from Sprague ans- wered. Grass fires, one on the Dor- sett road, was answered by thre 1inmksAttg. 6 and anoth- er on, Spotted and Henry roads Aug. 7 called out four units. Three units rushed to Rsa- lia Aug. 8 to'help with a report- ed grain fire. Actually the fire was set by the mAlroad and was under control. During this period eight false alarms, controlled burn- ing were investigated. Firearm Safety Training Required With the first genera], hunt- mg seasons opening Sept. 1, now is the time for young hunt- ers to go to work on their fire- arm sMety training, reminds the State Game Department. Washington Stae hw re- quires tha all persons under the age of 18 pass such a train- mg course before being aRowed to purch,ase a huting license. Accredited instructors in the firearms ,course, numbering over 1,000 are located through- out the state. The young .hunter must successfully graduate from a minimum four-lour instructi, cdn course, and many instrctors give additional hours of training. The statewide deer and lheasant seasons open on Oc- tober 16, and dove and pig- con seaso open Sept. I. Con- tact your local firearm safety instructor to ,arrange for class- es, says the game department: IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE Free Press classified ads. do the iob. In letter to the editor Mr. and Mrs. Scottie McBroom state they sold every item listed and could have sold more. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tucker sold all of their items by Saturday afternoon with only one classified. The Pat Whitehills also said they sold their house through a Free Press ad. and had more than 20 calls. Mrs. Gary Fine also sold e complete houseful of furni- ture with the exception of a range and has three pros- pects for it through her las. sifted ad. in the local paper. FISHING GOOD IN FALL Late August, September and October periods nearly always offer success in Washington wter   ity to be und on the sea.n op- ening in April;with fish show- irg renewed ctiivity as water temperatures drop, and ang- ir competition lessens as the interests of many fishermen become chart,naiad into 'hunting activities. to keep them leashed through- out the year, as these were nt the rmisanee dogs. After the council's digres- sion Mayor Brown's recom- mendation, strictly to entire the present ordinance and at- tempt control of n,uisam:e dogs by impounding any unlicen- sed dog or any canine on he school grounds since the City has employed a dog catcher and then ta p1-e the issue on the November 1966 ballot, w put into motion .by Pete Hage- fin and passed unanimonsy. School Requests ARother i m, portnt issue was a request by school Supt. Wil- liam Riggs o the gade elevation of north Sixth street in tile vicinity of the new hi, g,h school site. The request prepared by school administrators and the school board at the recommen- dation of tect Victor Wulff asked that the future street elevation for the main entrance on Sixth street ,be lowered from 2425.5 to 2425.1 to save on,. filling in the area of the school site to bring the ground elevation up to the fu- ture street level. Riggs pointed out that the .saving to the school district by lowering the eevation would be approximately $6600. City engineer Cmvenco Simpson found the request acceptable and it was. passed by the coun- cil. In another request, asking for proper drainage on the school site, Riggs was assured that the council would take proper action. Mayor Brawn vivy-wide LdD dfi system, if , would eo,er the issue. City Supt.  Hart- sen a,lso exllained that the new grade level wen eventuaIAy brotght to the 2425.1 level would provide ground drainage on North 6th. Plat Plan A plat plan for an addition to the City of Cheney ws pre- sented by Bob Wilson and u a.nmou.sly accepted. T final Plat (47 lots between north Second street and North 6th street, the old Severson place,) is to be known s  SChool addition. Zoning Change Hearing Set A date of iheaing for an .amendment to the zoning or- dinance for zoning changes was asked ,by chairman Francis Lee and set far Sept. 14 by the council. LINDQUIST BUYS BARGAIN SHOP 'Mr. and Mrs. Bob Idquist have purclmsed the Bargain Shop from Dorsey Lewis effec- tive Aug. 1. The Bazwain Shop carries new and used furniture, appliances and miseeleous. Lindquist was formerly the high school coum:,lar in Cle Elum. They also have the partmen ,house at 120 4th st. in Cheney. Gundersons To Move Here From Oregon Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gun, derson of Eugene, Ore., were in Cheney Monday making ar- rargemen to moe here for the fall openir=g of EWSC. Gtmderson an assistant pro- lessor wovkitg in the speech c, orrectio nd therapy depart- mer=t with D. H,r ,R-Breitenfeldt, comes from the University of Oregon. Their daughter F_1en will be a sophomore at Eastern. LIMIT AT BADGER .Mr. and Mrs. Donald Crist of Spokane caught a t o rainbow Sunday whin agpox- imately four hours fishing at Badger lake. The fish were from 12 to 14 inches. MARKETS Wate Cub, b ........ 1.32 Soft W'te, lmshel ........ 1.30 Barley, ton (new crop) $43.50 Oats, ton (new cro) .... $42.00 Wednesday qu0ation, FOB Cheney.