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Cl/ENEY FREI , ] i WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE THE COUNTY Cheney, Washington, F'riday, August 14, 1964 Single Copy 10 Cenu , Number 10 iR SPACE ACTION--Carl Rudolf, committee will promote passage of the refer. ICE (Statewide Parents and Citizens endum. Committee members are William J. lation) committee chairman for Riggs, Superintendent of Cheney schools; rict No. 360, assigned specific dut- John Paulson, posters; Herman Willms and mittee members at a meeting Tues- Glenn Johnson, special activities; Miss Franc Ib The committee will make a sur- Mason, direct mail; Rudolf, Mrs. Harry Hamp- ine the number of voters that ton, finance chairman and treasurer; Jack Referendum No. 12 (the $59,000,- Crabb, posters; Ira Shea, speakers bureau; e0nstruction matching fund which and Virgil Mill'er, publicity. Also on the om- Ithe November ballot) and fully mittee are Mrs. W. J. Orlob, door to door, and Purpose and source of funds so it Mrs. Stan Pierce, coffee hours; both are on derstood. In September the vacation this week. program, de- gue the dee'p- ".heel a}lities over ee years, was ap- @heney School tm regulr meetirg cycling. . for grades a  12, J:d" Lsome for he high school,  can ,be financed ter ,ppvol of a .,d issue and $177,-  levy at the Sep- eleclon. o, which is separate &'t from step one in would be carried approval of ) special levy in the 1965. The eeond d provide additional t where needed as a building he new and would provide ground develp- Le elementary schools at the district and at school. " :ee, which again is $choo! Board Approves IOMMUN,TyIFOUP" LAK'=S F00,P. lep Building Finance Plan /SET FOR SEPT. Glen Dobbins, president o4 not be made until the school the Four es CommunSty ] elections of Novemhex, 1965. Fair, has announced the follow- A report on the school lurch pogram, comparing 1962-63 operations wih the 1963-64 program was present- ed. DuTin, g 1962-63' the school lnch pregrara, wlieh most ,s- tricts try to olerte at no cost to :the ta,xers, cost $655.25 m.e Vb:an was .taken in. Holy: ever, in 1963-64, he lrogram took in $1,837.05 more than was paid out. Much credit f)v this 'profit" can probably be give to ihe employment o Mrs. Ruth S. Story, who care- fury supervised the progran during 1963-64. The Board also inves;ted in 90-day government securities $20,000 from the bond redemp- tion fund which wi.ll not be needed for the next several mont, hs. The Cheney Board has made a practice of investing such funds in shvrt term notes when the opportunity presents itself. ing committee ch,airmen for the Four Lakes Commtmity Iair which will be Saturday, September 12, a the Four Lakes Grange: Livestock and transportation ---Ol*'me aide, r; Matece --.HarIod Moore, assisted by Det': Slhea Potluck  Dt_rat---= Mrs. Don McMilhn, asisted by ls. Orville Ppso ad Mrs. Harold Moore; Ex,bits, inside-- Mrs. Jack Iatfoad, assisted by Mrs. Ray Sonaylo; P,e,gistratioa, inside--Iay O- wen, assisted by Mrs. Bob Reit- meier and Mrs. Nick Hidey; Registration, outside---Steve Dobbins, assisted by Carol Mc- Milhn and another Jr. Leader. Premium List-- Mrs. R. W. Atkins assisted by Mrs. Bran- son Earlscourt; Advertising and PublicRyMrs. Michael Miller; Games and Contests-- Mrs. Jim Owen ,assisted by Dr. ,chael Miller; JudgesHer- man Wilhns; Coneessns---4-H Leaders, Clarence Rider, Mrs. R. W. Atkins, and Mrs. Michae Miller; Booths-- Mrs. Lee Wil- City Council i Accepts Bids Bids were opened at Tuesday evening's Coun'el Seeting, weh lasted al,moS tour hours, for the paving  curb- ing of three Local Inprove- ment Distr}ets. UnitedPavng Company of Spokane Was the only bidder. : The bids, covering E.I.D. 8, i0 and 11 were a, ccepd sub- ject to confirmation !f the assessment roll. Noce ,hear- ing on fina:l assesscnet felts were set for Sept. 8 .a:8 p.m. in the Couneil Cam_rs of the City Light buildi: Included in the iprve- ments are, pavin a,l: curb- ing of 'J' street fro West Fifth street to Severt eet and ' K" street fr0vdL West Fifth street to W: Sixth street; paving and g o West Sixth .ste,et tO) uena Vista street, Clover eet to Buena Vista, Lincoln r'eet to Clover and Lineoln 1 > West Sixth; and pavig and Mrbing along Secon,d treet i : OaHa- way s Addition. ii i Several visitors a,tteited the meeting to hear the rart on flu, oridativn by Roge !arnes. Although the council  bers reacted favo,ra,bly on :. fl.u- ridation problem, thimater was refen'ed to a comRtee to study costs and pe rev- enue sources. ART WATT TAKEN j BY DEATH AUG. 7 Arthur G. Watt, a (heney resMent fr 80 year!ed away Friday, August 17'; Mr. Watt was born  Amity, Ore. February 27, 11 and came here in 1884 With his parents, Mr. and Mrs: James W. Watt, who homesteaded 10 miles southwest of Chney in the Larce  district: In additi,on to ,hisfavming activities, Mr. WaZt,t:: asses- emted the ler  f Main Grin  Mil1[ Co, He aso served as direc of the Innd Empire Dairy As- sociation for many years. He was a member of Tenvple Lodge No. 42 F. & A.M. and Harvest Gets Underway; Barle],,Wheat Crops Good CONSERVATION BANQUET SET FOR OCTOBER 3 The Corrservation Farmer banquet to honor Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hatvorsn has been set for Saturday, October 3, 1964. The date was announced late last week at the regular month- ly m:eeting of the Southwest Spolane Soil and Water Con- servation District board of supervisors. The banquet, hosted by the Che,ny Jayeees, is to be held in the Student Umon Bulldog at Eastern Washington State College. Ar- rangemen.ts for speakers and the program have not been made. The SWCD board also an- nounced they will ,host the Spo- kane-IAncoln Area AssciatioLn meeting in 0heney during Oc- tober. MemberShip of the asso- clarion consists of eAght con- servation districts; four in SVo- kane Couy md four in IAn. coln County. ,Art Halverson, president .of the associon, said urther details will be re- leased at a later date. Jerold Betz, district ehair- man, announced "The district is ,again planning to slonsor the .conservaton speech con- test for the benefit of local :junior high and ,high school students. We will present first, secoad and third prizes locally of $15, $I0, and $5." State firml, ists in the contest compete for trophies nd Saving Bonds amounting to$100, $50, and $25. "No dates ,have been set," said Betz, "but our local con- test will be completed prior to October 24:','Tte ..area ,tfinals- ney in CanucP[ : VRI tre:: Spokane-LincoIn Area Associ- :tion meeting." The board of supervisors will not loM their regular tlfis last March received his 50 nmeng in September due to year pin. _ . the harvestin,g operations. Pc- ] His wife, Sarah Jane aow- tober 2, is the next meeting ]alter Watt, preceded him in date. [dea, th in 1957. I [ Survivors are one spa, Ever- [ !ett W, att of Concord, Cff., one School Foods Service Association Meets In Portland The 18th anrmai meeting of the American School Foods Service Association was held in Portion,d, Ore., August 2 through 6, 1964 wih 2,700 at- tending daughter, Mrs. Lorene Franz of Wenatchee and tw grand- sons, Tom and Jm W.att, Cn- cord. Funeral services were held Tuesday afterroon, Aug. 11, from the Memorial Chapel of the Jerue Fu,nera Home with the Rev. Donald Ross officiat- ing. Members .of Temple Lodge Harvesting began this week with a few farmers cutting barley, wheat and peas ad should be in full force hy the first of next week. C[arn,o Bros. .hauled the first load of barley to the Ohe- hey rain Growers Redna warehouse tast Friday morn- :ing ,at 9:30. Monday morning Don MaeQuarrie brought the FAMILY SWIM Wally Beard, manager of the Cheney swimming pool, an- nounced that the pool would be open for family swimming Tuesday and Thursday eve- nings from 6 to 9 the rest of the season TRUCK ACCIDENT TAKES LIFE OF RICHARD MORIN Rica.rd Paul Min, a 17 year,old Cheney ,high school student lsI his life Thursday in a truck-pickup ccideRt about 18 miles east of Shelby, Mont. The pickup truck in Which he was riding crashed into the rear of a flatbed tuck I carrTing farm :ma.hinev7 and lMorin was kiBed by the m- i paet. The dver, John Reavis, 21, also of Cheney was, thrown from the vehicle and was hos- pitalized at Chester, Mont. with a fractured arm. Occupants of the truck, Er- rmst Geschke, 22, and Dan Shep:ard, 1, received oy mi- nor injuries. The tw vehicles were traveRag crosscountry tqgether and the aecider hap- ironed when : , up. "rey :'ene.. : gow, Mont. Morin had been wrking for Geschke Manufacturing and Distributing Co. Rosary was heM Monday, first lod of barley to the Che- ney warehouse. Nick Haidey, who farms be- tween Cheney and Medical Lake, brought in the first lad of wheat, a Burt vai'iety. L. S. Burbaek, whose arm is tecated east of Four Lakes brought m a load of Omit. AISo in full hawest are Ed blauglmn, Fred McKinley and Dk Jordan, all from Amber. Pea harve.sting is underway at the Roy Mil,ler and Ted Mc- Milhn farms. ]lner Luiten, manager of Clmney Grain Growers, said several farme are being de- 1,ayed because their wheat still has 13' or more per cent mois- ture content whereas the ac- :ceptable conent is 11.5 to 12 per cent. Although last week's heavy rain delayed ,havwest several days it did not e the yield arid most farmers will bring in good crops. Luiten said bar- ley was runn_g 1V4 to 1 tons per ae with Tuesday's quotation $40 F.O.B. Cheney. Tuesday's wheat Wice was $1- .35. Not enough wheat had come in to determine the yield. A load of pes from Roy Miller was accepted by the Cheney @rh Growers. How- ever, the bulk of ,e pea crop is trucked to Spokane or to In,and Empire Pea Growers elevator at Spangle. Storage warehouses in the area are the two Ceney Grain i Growers plants, Bojd Conlee fat Medical Lake and Sanle Grain Comlny. WESLEY FORD DI ES AUGUST 7 Wesley (Wes). yai, a lifetime resident of re lssel awr ay, Aug- ust 7. . ' Ford, Who had been in fail. ing health the laat few yea, was born in Spangle June 5, 1892 and was a , ,lrse August 10 ,at 8:30 p.m. frum [trainer and ,drynmn in the the Memo;i,al Ctmpel of the lSpangle and Cheney area. Jevue Funeral Home. Funeral ! The family home is on the mass was :herd Tuesday mor-[Williams Lake road. Tlmir or- ing from :St. Rose o Lima ligmal home t t2mt site was Catholic church vetch the Rev. completely demalisd by the Ft. George I4aspedis of Spo- big forest fire in 1960. kane officiating. Interment was in Spokane Memorial Gardens. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. M. A. Matinee; one bro- ther, John Morin, and step- father, M. A. Matmoe, all at the home. Survivors .ae his wife, Vio- tet, at the home; two daugh- ters, Mrs. Gerene Babe and Mrs. Murie.1 Henson, both of Slkae; one son, Dnald Ford of St. John,; six grandchildren and two sisters, Ms. m :James of Spokane and ,Mrs. steps one and firancirg, wouM be ,ethrough a special ! 11 of 1965. Orig- lavd had proposed Ll levy which wod 1,450; loever, the Led 'by the Board last 'Pped demolition of chool annex and the a of a new adm,- Engel To Serve On. Chrysler. Driver Commtflee E. Eldon Engel, instructor in Driver and Traf, fie Salety Ed- ucation at the Eastern XVaskington State College sum- tttendent Wilfiam J. Plained that the three am, each unit com- itself, el tows voters ine the amount of the ge p}an they wish to tt emphasized the f providing a new 1 and getting sdmod oat of the high sclool , hieh is potable ff tep 'e 1,ong,rarge progm Wed by the voters at nber 15 election. r business the Board s set October 14 to undary changes of which each Bard represents. A reort Committee of district s, J,ohn Paulson, c 'hair: - s. MerrRt Johnson and on boundary as presented. The P is for the Board to te COmmitee relort and -Cmmendation to the District Organ- Cmrattee. eary, in many riots, o periodical- boundaries s }n patterns in the dis- ge. An actual change rhowever, can- ]mer session arid at the Cheney i tIigh School, ,has accepted an appointment to serve on the Chrysler Corporath)n Dver Education Car Program. Committee members were selected by the National Com- mission on Safety Education of the NLation,al Education Association. The advisory com- mittee members are all experts in the field of driver and traf- fic safety education and will provide counsel to the Ohry- sler Corporation in its expand- ed program to driver educa- tion throughout the nation. The-Rvst meeting of the Advisory Committee wih be in Detroit, Mich., October 1-2, 1964. Medical Lake Folk Hold Family Reunion Thirty relatives attended a reunion and buffet dnner Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Alf of Medical Lake. Guests were Doald Wilkes and family of Albuquerque, N. M.; the Rev. and Mrs. Berney and family, Pullman; Mr. and Mrs. Goadon Wilkes and Mr. and Mrs. Bayard Mevriman and Terry, Spokane; Mr. arid Mrs. Ken Merriman arrd son, Che- ney; Mr. and Mrs. arry Wilkes, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Ah, lf and son and Mr. and Mrs. Per- ry Ab ,and daughter. 'cox: Prizes and !Mrs. Russell Mace. Everyon in the Fo,ur Lakes area is invited to exhibit, es-] pecially adults. Preminm ss maybe secured f,ram Mrs. R. W. Atkins unl they are avail- .a,ble in a puh'c place in the .community. No entry fee is drawings--  participated in the graveside i rites. Irterment was in Lance Hill ee.metery. Pallbearers were Fred Mc- Kinley, Al'fred Wesman, Her- ald Reed, JoLm Ham, Ron Mc- Kinley and Cl, arence Egbe. The theme was "School May Hoxey of Midway ty, Bunker To Aflend Calif. Lurmh Opens Doors." The var- Funeral services were held iety subj00s 00vered was INWF Djr00000 t at 1:30 Monday, Aug. 10, from Of interest to all school lunch the Me'modal Cpel of the personel, the Cheney- Jerue Funeral I-Iome with the Lake clpter pre Meet In Washmgtonl being charged. The nexi meeng of the lair Beard is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, September 2, :at 8 p.m. at the Fur Lakes grange ,h11. cher, secretarydreasurer. Mrs. Ru@, Stury represented the Ohney School District while Mrs. Lila Swanson and Mrs. Dorothr Kukuk fle Med- ical Lake District. MARKETS Soft White, bushel .......... 1.35 White Club, bushel ........ $- 1.37 Barley, ton .................... $40.00 Oats, ton ....................... $4.1.00 We6nesday quotation, F. O. B., Cheney. FIRE WATcHERAlthough it may appear that the elderly gentleman in the foreground is watching his all go up in smoke---it isn't. The gentleman is Roy G. Boots comfortably watching his neighbor Harord Crawford burn Representing Medic1 Mrs. Rosemary Paks, den, :and Mrs. Juanit Blut- The Bord of Directors of the Natiorml Wild'life Federa- tion, world's kgest private conservation orgaizai(m, will meet in the nation's capitol August 15-16. The reguia twoay summer business session will be held in the Woodward Room of the Federation's head q u a r t e r s buff,cling at 1412 ixteeth Street, beginning at 9 a.m. each Say. Federation officers ..and di- re,ors will hear relrts on all ptrases of the organization's program, consider a budget for 1965, and make pre'Limm- ary plans for the Federtion's r29th armu, al meeting to be heh t the Statler Hotel, W ashing- .tn, D.C., March 5-7, 1965. Board chairman and president ,of the two-million member or- gamzatton Judge I .uis D. Mc- Gregur, Flint, Mich., wilI pre- side at the meetin,g of the 13 regiorml directors. Frank S. Bnker, Amber, Vash., regional director rep- re,sning the states of Oregon, Washirton arid Alaska, will leave today, Aug 14, to attend the meeting. REGISTRATION OPEN Dr. William J. Riggs, Super intendent of Cheney schools announced that children new in the district may register at Rev. Lloyd F. Holloway offici- ating. Burial was in the Spo- kane Memoffm,1 Garden. Pallbearers were Ceefl An- derson, Leslie Mill, Jyme War- bntck, James Churehwl, Ohar. les Wendlandt and Edwin Churchill. PHYSICAL EXAMS AUG. 17 AT 7 P.M. The annual high school foot- ball clinic and physical exam- inations for all high school boys who plan to turn out for athretics will be held at the high school Monday, August 17 at 7 p.m. The exams will cost $1. BRICK JOHNSON VISITS BROTHER Mr. and Mrs. Glrm (Brick) Johnson of ledmont, Calif. spent several days with his brother, l,yman Jahron. A family gathering was held at the John#on, home on Wil- liams Lake Suady, August 2. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Johron Jr. and Kristine, Sue and Jerry mad Nancy, Mary Ann and Jenny Johnson, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Merff, tt Johnson. August 3, Mr. and Mrs. Ly- man Johnson ,and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Jolmson 8rove to Hole- in-the-Ground. They also spent one day at SL Maries, their ormer home. Brick Johnson was a former coach at North Central ,high down an old house on the corner of Third and I streets in a controlled fire Sunday morn- ing. Crawford, who. lives next door, is clean- ing up the corner lot to build a home. the school in their area any week day from 9 a. m. to 4 scheol in Spokane and at East- p. m. until the opening dey of era Washington Ste College, school which is Monday, Aug- preceding "Red" Reese m ust 31. both positions.