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Pae 2 Cheney Free Pres Friday, August 27, 1965 qrl.___ CHENEY FREE PRESS ESTABLISHED 1896 PUBLISHED AT 412 FIRST ST., CHENEY, WASH. Eratered at the Post Office at Cheney, Washington, as Second Class Matter under the Act of March 5, 1897. Issued every NATIONAL Friday morning at Cheney, Washington. Spokane County Subscriptions ................................ $4.50 per year All Other Subscriptions ........................................ $5.00 per year G. T. FROST .................................. PUBLISHER EDITORIAL 10 Years Ag August, 1955 Ninety-.two spring and sum- mer graduates o.f Eastern Wa,shirtgto,l college have sign- ed contracts to teach this fall. All but 12 will teach in Wash- ington schools. Almost $100 was netted by the Lion&apos;s club from the Papa Crockett shaw ,,and the donkey baseball game Man<by eve- ning nit Fisher field. Proceeds will go into the Lion,s golf club fund. Loyd W. VandeBerg, a mem- ber o the faculty o EWC re- ceived the degree of doctor of education from the U:mversity of Missouri Aug. 8. Amber lake, popular fishing s,pot in Southwest Spokane county, will close to fishing Sept. 5 this year. Two other lakes in the county to be closed at the same time are Liberty and ]ailey's lakes. Mrs. H. N. Stronach return- ed last week from Greely, Colo., where she spent two months with two sisters, a bro- ther and their families'. Mr. and Mrs. James Odell of Pateros ,announee the birth ,of a ,daughter, Aug. 17 in the Brester ,hospital. The baby. named Jan Kathleen, wghed ]during the night. The Grandmothers club has decided to buy an evergreen tree for the city park and pre- sent it as a memori,al for the Cheney boys who lo,vt he,ir lives in the war. 50 Years Ago August, 1915 The city ,has closed a con- tract with the Keystone Drill- ir.g company for a cmpiete pumping outfit, consistirtg of a N.o. b'6 Downey p.mphead, 500 feet of double steel work- ing rod and working barrel ami 500 feet f casing. The well is now nearly 300 fee% and is making good progress. It is thought the city will be able to supply water from the new well about Oct. 1. The OWR&N company has applied to the city to purchase a supply of water for its en- , gines on the line. C. A. Ratcliffe and his son, Mark, returned Saturday from Twin Falls, Idaho, where they have spent the summer. While helping to fig,ht fire Monday, Lynn Rate,life dis- locFated his shoulder. He was hurried to Dr. Andres, who set the injured member. seven pou,n(ls, ne ounce. The[ Ln V .... A,^ gmrdparents are Mr. and [ v --a := -v Mrs. James Crawford of (3he-[ August, 1905 hey and Mr. and Ms. James[ Abe Brown, deputy sheriff, Odell <f Odessa, I added ,.aottmr man to :his gal- ' levy .0f ro'gues .h, Monday wlhenl he arrested this party 20 Years Ago August, 1945 (Yneney will have a eom- mtmity swimming pool by next] season, it was leed at a meeting of the cty council Tuesday evening, if the city d, ads here their way. Relaction to the report f J. S. Lane of the parks and playground com- mittee, together with the fi- nartciul arrangements already made by the transfer of sur- plus general fund moneys to the mourtt )f $12,000 Co the parks ,and playgrounfl fu,nds would indicate th'at the l'on,g awaited swimming and wad- ing facifities might soon be a reality. Money, a red shirt, cigar- ettes arid a gun were missing at Mac's restaurant for carry- ing concealed weapons. After a prelimirmry hearin in Judge Webb's court, he was fined $20 and costs. He. was taken to the coun(cy jail to work out ,his fine. H. C. Reed of Spokane was in the city the past week look- ing ,over the town to see what pr.=pects were to interest the citizens to put in sidewalks. New cement walks have been put in the past week in the front ,of and around the Normal school building as far a,s the ,auditorium. The city is now putting a new fire hydrant east of the NP tracks,. A number )f citi- zens have agreed $o use the water ard as there is a large from the Cbeney Motor com-iterritory on the east side pav.y garage and Texaco ser- ] which cannot be easily reached vice station Tuesday morning, fin case of fire, the council when it was discovered that l deemed it wise and exped- both paces ;had been en'ered I J called to Tyler Tuesday t) CALL FOR BIDS Eastern Washington State College Separate sealed bid propos. als are avahble for education. al equipment and/or supples by tern Wangton State College in the office of the Di- rector of Purchasing, Room 121. Showalter Hall. Proposal forms may be ob- tained at the above office. T. T. Wall Director of Purchasing. (Jury 1, 1965-July 1, 1966) Directory O. B. Electric PERSONALIZED SERVICE Wiring Elect. Heat, Motors, Pumps Rt. 1, Spokane CH. 4.2705 H H, City Dry Cleaners CLEANING PRESSING ALTERATIONS LAUNDRY SERVICE 322 FIRST 235-4732 i ELECTRIC SERVICE AT ITS BEST Phone 235-4410 EDGETT BROS. lent to put in the hydrant. Deputy Sheriff Brown was take a ,land kn ,a saoon racket at that ph-e. The proprietor a%leged he had been robbed of $10 .ad at .the time Brown was called ,u,p he said to have had the holdup mm, under the cover of a big gun. On the officer's arrival, lmwever, the sal)on keepermid the rob- ber had, upon the arrival of a train, quietly walked out of the place, hoarded the train .and "hiked!" The saloon keep- er didn't have ,the heart to keep him .from doirg so, yet he dirked very much to ose the $10 bill. Peace Corps Test To Be Given Here Saturday, Sept. | I An opportunity for Cheney area residents to after their abilities to the Peace Corps l witl come at 9 a. m., Saturday, i Sept 11, at the city hall coun- cil chambers. The opporturfity is the Peace Corps Placement Test, which is not passed or failed and you can't study f<rr it. It measures geneal aptitude .and the ability to le:arn a lang- uage. The Peace Corps applica- tion  the most ianpovtant in- dicator f suitability $or fle Peace Corps service. It must be fined out and brought to -- the exam unless previously submitted. Applicants Should 91,an on about one and a :half hours' at the testing certers, unless they wislh to take the Spaaaish or French 1,anguage achieve- ment test, which requLres an ad.i, dti'onal hour. Conservation News CHENEY covery. There are, however, the oc- currences that are not a neces- sary part of the sporting event or risks from which the )romoter should reasonably )rotect the spe,ctator. These are the reasons for protective wails for auto racing, screens behind home plate at baseball games, or rues for the con- duct of participants. In golf, for ins,tance, bad shots occasionally do injure someone. The peron hitting a golf bail has two duties--to make sure that n:o one is ex- ased to an u,nreasonable risk by being within the area of play to which the golfer is playing, and to ffive a loud warning to anyone who may be affected. The call of "fore" may be required either be- fore or ,after the shot. If he abides by these rules, usually he bas no liability for the ball or club that hits so,me one, even though the ball ".hooked" or "sliced" in the wrong di- rection. (This column is written to inform, not advise. Facts may change the application of the law.) e East Cheney By Anna Phillips Relatives of Garnett Boots family who were guests and at- tended the funeral services of sotkw.,. %.,,,,. R.G. B'oots were David Mc- S,L c,,,=**a,,, ;=.,-;3. Nearney .of Citrus Grove, Calif., Roger Ross of Groton:, By Clarence A. Kelley Conn., Raymond Boots o,f Port- lanfl, Ore., Mrs. Betty Brown SCS Tech.ician and Jimmie of Auburn, Mrs. Mother natuTe is the bess. Visa McNearney ,of Port Ruck- Again and again she has re- er, Ala., Mrs. Velma Boots of minded us of this fact; lest we Wastmugal and mother. Mrs. forget. [May Raymond of Prescott. Research ,and scientific eval-[ Mr..and Mrs. Larry Peter- uations have made great I son and family, of Spokane , strides in the farming ame. and Mrs. Leota Thomas of i Wheats are devel'opet which Coulee Dam were last Friday preduce more and more; new dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. machinery allows faster and i better farming; fertiIizers make soils return greater ields; but still mother nature rules. She, alone ,can deter- mine success or failure. A harvest in full swing is stopped by rain. Crops are ruined by sUdden down,pours and floods. A frost may cut the yle,lds. Excessive heat or drought may bri, ng an end to hopes and dreams. Emphasis of mother nature's : s,trerlgth las been felt through- out the state this year by farm- ers and ranchers. Grass yields have been good in areas and poor in olmrs. In Klickitat county grain yields rarged from top to bottom. Individual farmers had yields of wheat from less than I0 bushels per acre to more tha ever before exTeriencod. 'Some had aver- age yields. In Adams ,and Lincoln coun- ty 'm)ther nture had .a stroag hand throughout the season. "lhe rosult in variable crop yields was again felt. In Spolane county for the mst part era9 yields' are above normal. Field aea'ages on Gaines have been reported in excess of 85 bus, hels per acre. Who can explain? Only mother nature really knows and she conrto,ls the strings. Washington Bar Association "Foul Ball" Each year some of the more than 100 n fans who watch or take part in syorts get hurt by fl 'balls, flying I pucks and the like. Many ot I them, however, ge no damag-[ es rom the show oner or[ promoter because the fan maly [ volunrily take a position "m i the ,audience where  chan. l ces of involvemertt in the phy- I sieal event may cause the law[ to regard him as aming[ ad .accepting the risks of such [ spectator activity. sports injury rules here ] The a,ply to strange events. In one rol,ling  hiwing con. test, a pin wertt uwry and knocked out a spectator. No recovery. It vcas an obvious risk that he undertook in stan4ing within the range of the flying pins. In an)ther case in one state, contestants ted to see who could catch a ,hen. Some eager hen-catch- ers pushed a spectator and a participant through a pl,ate glass window. No financial re- covery. As a general rule, by ee,r- ing into the area of such phy- sical activities, participants and spectators are accepting certain obvious risks. They do not, Imwever, accept by their participation any acts of mis- coductn, or mi,sjudgmertt that are n'ot irhere,nt in the con- duet of the sporting event. Thus, a foul ball which caus- es an injury during the eonrse of a baseball game does not give rise to a right to recover damages, but a bell deliber- ately hit into the stands dur- ing practice would probably entitle the spectator to a re- ! Harry Hampton. ,Mr. and Mrs. Chester Phil- lips and Johnny were last T(hursday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Baird of Spokane and Satur- day evening they were supper i guests of Mr. and Mrs. Archie !Bauer of Spokane. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Shaw and Wayne and Ronnie of Little :Falls were Saturday evening dlnner guests ,of their mother, Mrs. Celia Kelly and tmcle, Frank Ludwig; they were on their way home from a two weeks vacation in Montana and Canada. Mr. and Mrs. "Chuck Harmon and lr. armon's: sister Paula Harmon visited Mr. and Mrs. George Stroup last Saturday. The Harmons are from Benge and were taking Paula home to hr parents in Coeur d'Alene. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Har- ringtor and family of Larson Air Force Base were week- end guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Harrington, Mr. and Mrs. John Myrick and family and Mr. and Mrs. Troy Mayfield and fatuity, all of Spokane joined them Sunday and Mr. a,nd Mrs. Emery. Babb were Sunday afternoon visit- ors. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Brown returned from Tacoma last M,onday they were guexts a few days last week of their d, aughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Hosaek. Mrs. Ida Stelzer of Lind was a ,house guest last Thusflay and Friday of Esther, Darrell and Detoris Stelzer. Saturday visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Os- car Giese and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Geise o Wenatchee. Su.nday visitors, were Mrs. Ruth Kuta and Jeanene, Bert Sweeny and Donna and Mar- sha Halsey all of Spokane. 3ast Cheney grange will re- sume their meetings Sept. 3' at 8p.m. MEETING POSTPONED The practice meeting of Martha chapter and Spangle chapter OES was postponed to Friday evening, Sept 3, i,n the Cheney Masonic temple, owing to members vacationing znd the grand deputy instructors, grand visitations. Mrs. John Van Brunt and Mrs. Peter Scott matrons report. HARVEST WORKER BITTEN BY RABID BAT Lester Logsdon is serious- ly ill following a bite by a rabid bat, while harvesting in the Ritzville country. He has been in Deaconess hos- pital fer some time and ex- pects to be brought home this week. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Del Logsden wbo operate the Hacienda Motel and have only been in Cheney a year. MISS SURBECK HOME FOR SHORT VACATION Miss Elaine Surbeck senior at the University of Washing- ton, Seattle, arrived 'home this past week, after attending the summer sessions t the Uni- versity. She will spend the va- cation here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Surbeck, ad return to classes late in September. Her brother Hen- ry Surbeck also a University student remained in Seattle this summer, where he is em- ployed. YOUTH GROUPS BRING SERVICE TO SHUT-INS The Community church of Cheney youth group and the Marshall Cmmunity church youth joined forces on Sun- day afternoon to visit the Che- ney Nursing Home and co,n- duct a vesper service with songs and talks. Rev. Gene Ross, Cheney pastor, was pres- ent for the Bible message. CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY Kathy Bartlett celebrated her fifth birthday on Saturday with a party for playmates, at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Bartlett. Games and refreshments which fea- tured the decorated cake, com- pleted the party. In the eve- ning a family din,her was served which included her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Banks. Iyler News By Wands Stengle PLOTTS ON LEAVE FROM USS SARATOGA Mrs. Jo,hn Ham and daugh- ters, Sue and Kay, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Plotts of EdwaH, Mrs. Alice Holman of Spokane, Miss Judy Fromm of Spokane, with the former Mary. Lou Morgan, (house guests o.f the R. M. Plotts of Edwall) met the plane in Spokane Satur- day for the arrival of Tom Plots, who has the .good for- tune of a 30-d, ay leave of ab- sence from duty ab,oard the USS Saratoga. The family and friends rare planning to attend his wedding to Miss Judy Fro- man of Spokane at the First Presbyterian church this fop lowing weekend. RETURN HOME FROM SOUTH AMERICA Mrs. Sharon Shea reports her parents and sister, Rev. and Mrs. Stewart Sparrow and Ellen arrived by plane last Friday from Miami, Fla. There was a Sunday noon dinner by friends and relatives at their new home in Spokane to wel- come them home after several years n Ecttador, South Amer- ica. Attending from Tyler were Mr. and Mrs. Ira Shea and Mr. ,and Mrs. Bob Shea and children, also Don, Sharon and Patrick Shea. CLARENCE KARTCHNERS ENTERTAIN RELATIVES The arrival ,of her brher and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Union Pacific is many things to many people To Shippers... U.P. is synonymous with the finest freight service, modern specialized equipment, high-powered locomotives to assure on-time deliveries. To Consumers ... Swift, dependable delivery of many products they buy  both perishable and durable. To Travelers... Relaxing, comfortable, safe and eco- nomical travel on Union Pacific Domeliners. To Communities... In the western states it serves, Union Pacific's purchases made, wages to employees and taxes paid, all contribute toward the activities and economy of the community. For Plant Site Seekers... 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David celebrated bis 12th with a gathering of the Lloyd Ablem,ans night. Gary Ableman Johnny Stengle were night guests. Mrs. Velma Davis, Verda Kelly of LaVina Swanson embin.ation birthday con for Miss Glenda and Mrs. Buela,h Reardan Saturday noon Hilltop cafe in S Overnight guests frequent in Tyler with our wonderful weather. Miss Ellen brother Tom were Mr. and Mrs. Ira Shea eral nights returning kane this morning. Susan McKinley of was .ar overnight J,ohn Hams Sunday Ir. and Mrs. Lee and infant Todd wer night guests of the Ablemans. Kay Ham several days of '.Last Jean Lass of Cheney. Steve Ableman was niglt guest of Jacky Saturday night. David Kuhn of spent several night as of Vhe Donald Buy Series E For Tax D, "Federal Income ferment features of ies E Savings Bond a major reason whY buy and hold Bonds," teer Community Bonds Clmirman W. said here today in '.his ly sales report. "Sales in this month amounted to while July sales for state totaled continued. }