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CAST YOUR VOTE ON ELECTION DAY "T/e.e__.__ " ( THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER r SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY Number 14 Cheney, Washington, Friday, &apos;September 11, 1964 Single Copy 10 Cen School District Back Election letters of en- Cheney's school have been re- Will- 'a, tong with num- endorsements. !Vi Nicol wrote $n, endorsement for said: endorse the for School urge the rot- Step 1 on supported prpositions .after all the and effort, this be very aecep- .the district." had ths the Roard's new 'ool frmly believe I com- 'ning up that I believe :d should 7 )royal, of the of. board of the sent ,in thedr ATON te of the Unl- tou, he vcas "wtmlehearted support for this program." Claude and Evelyn Do.ughty wrote in to say: "Both my husband and I have been 100% behind get- ting ,a new high school for quite ,a long white. We ,lth will most certainly vote a big 'yes.' " Edmund G. West, president of the Cheney Education As- sociation ;had this to say: "At a meeting today of the executive board of the Cheney Education Ass'n it was tman- imously voted to completely and publi, cly endorse r .a,d sup- !port the three point .plan de- !ycleped by yoga be sthmtlate the growth ,of the edcanl program in his district. "Members of the executive board indiHdualy viced their opinions that mWuetion of a new high school, m, oderniza- tion of the existing hgh sool for use as a jurfior ,gh school and su, bsequent development o sch,ol grounds throuffbout the distrivt are essenti,a,1 re- quirements tf the district is to maintain high standards of ed- ucation." ch I 'Money Well Spent' STUDENTS NEED CHANCE - MILLER By Roy Miller Board Director Let's be hvcmst about the proposed new hig hool It's goirg to east money! But, it will be money well spen . . . not .only for room bu for ade- qu, ate teaching facilities for a very fine saff. We have a very good archi- tect employed, a.nd with the administPation and teachers, board and people of the Che- ney School District, we will come up with a school that will give the ,students f Oheney a chance to compete in a world that is growng more competi- tive year by year. I believe this program is fi- The executive board Board wishes to eongratul, ate yu on your deve!o,pment o a well cortceived, financially feasble and necessary moderniatiou program. If the executive board can be ,of service in belp- in.g to make your program a reality, we invite you to com- m urgeate your desires to us." Victor Hill Appointed l n,armiaHy sound, adequate and very necessary. You as a tax- payer and resident slmuld ,study the issue and give t a yes" vote. . * * $ Others Listed Some adRional endorsemt came - Victor hi. Hill, a resident of this district for nine years, was a,ppointed to fill the vacant seat on the Cheney School Dis- trict bard of directors Wed- nesday night. Hill will fill the IvIrs. Budora R. Mumaw. He Steiner, Mrs. Margaret Senge, will represent the Garden Merritt and Woody J ohrtson, Springs area of the district. Charles S Shepard, Dan Mil- , , ::,a r,.o  , [ Actual appomtment to the ' " .... '" ),," -. .... .'$' I board positiun is made by lIev. uerge mn, rev. nv-Iv, w Enl,ron COUnhr ehrnl bauer and Ray. Denald ROOs. ]L',:&:A:'/C/'"' ,7"+.:1" ti:: Nu, merous other signature ,",r'"i=a%a,,:" c=:e,te(n endorsements are published m he- itutions Suerintend- , r" ar "   " several ad e hsements alpe " -" William J Ris explained , " ' re eztt ' g r mg elsewhere m today s F e I uin mad- the follovin l-'r sS ' " statement in regart, ,bo the Che- hey School D'is.tx.iet s nd and RIDES OFFERED levy election Tuesday: "A vote for the new high school is a real step forward tor our ccmmunity in taking our place in modern education. "Every forward thinking in- dividual in each area is doing h, is part to help our lagging edueational program. Tranportation to polling pl;aces Tuesday will be furnish- ed by Republican Headquar- te.rs' volunteers, Mrs. Fancis J:. Schadegg said today. Those needing transportation are asked to call 235-4751 I "I am in ful accord wt @ MARKETS l the plan and hope e verfne Soft White, bushel ........ $ 1.321will tink ca, refuy, then go White Club bu,shel ........ $ 1.35 oat and vote yes on the spec- Barley, ton .................... $40.00 ial school election. I Vice Principal Endorses School: IEledion Tuesday By Jack Philleo Vice Principal Much interest has been shown in the community in re- I g,ards to the best solution to I our educational aties. I Many members of the area, .the Board and the adRnisn have studied the situ, atin and re maW, ng the three,shop p'lan" proposal. JACK PHILLEO Certainly to move f.orward you must have .a starting pohat. It appears Step Number 1 is the logical :starting p,hce. The collection of taxes, being di- vided over the hree years, will lessen the burde and will get the eommunty started in a forward direction. The plans, as proposed, vill enable the schools to continue to expand as the need arises. I am in favor of the phn po@od by the Board a,nd ad- nfinistraticn. I Elementary PTA Executive Council Endorses Eledion Sixteen members of the Ile- mentary IrA executive coun- cil that attended an informal meeting Thursday evening at the borne of the president, Dr. Walter L Powers, voted unan- hrmusly to eadrse the 15 mill sohool bond levy. The third Moady of each month was set aain for PTA meetings with the first meet- ing to be ,held Sept. 21 at 8 p. m. in the Betz solmoi udi- torium. Superintendent W. J. Riggs, nd teachers from bh the Ca, mpt Elementary and Betz Elemcntm'y schools will be introduced. Executive courmil m eetings were set .for the seeo Tues- day of the math. Duties of f- fleers, chairmen and commit- tees were outlined. Attending were Dr. Powers, Rev. George W. Nichols, vice president; Mrs. Be (rmath, secretary, a, nd Mrs. J<hn Ma- manakis, trsurer. Committee members present were Principal LeRoy Isher- wood, Stephea S. Spaeek, Mrs. Melvin L. Bedieat, Mrs. Harry Mosman, Mrs. Ray Krbsbach, Mrs. G. T. Frost, Mrs. Lee Ablemn, Mrs. J. C,hatburn, Ray Steine, Mrs. Start Head. Mrs; n Hehn and Mx. "'. , GOV, RO$ELLINI NAMES EDGETT TO BOARD SEAT , Ted Edgett; Cheney busi. nessrnan, has ,been appointed to the board of dh'ectors of the statewide City Employees Retirement System by Gov. Al- bert D. Rosellini. Edgett ttended a meeting of the group last Friday at Ta- coma, at which time he was elected secretary o the board. The City Employees Retire- ment System is a pension llan for all municipal emlloyees in Wa.shngton. SCOUTS RESUME MEETINGS The first meeting of Cheney Scout Troop 56 will be Tues- day, Sept. 15, at 7 p. m. in the old Junior high school build- ing. Scoutmaster Dean Swegle said all boys age 11 or over are invited. nmons Iling were 'hed !he Methodist a for George died of cn- is hme .near had lived as a member churc{h and ce Club ,his widow g, at the Mrs. Bet 'ers, Spangle; , and one oling, Pl.a. 00OST CRONIN Michael J. ere guests : ee hour re-  at the ., 'ars. Clifford itn. ratio can- _ istrict state Che Rajals the Cheney Pporting his SCHOOL TAXES EXPLAINED--Patrons of the Cheney School land other information are described in the article appealing District can determine exactly what the proposed new high I along with  this illustration. Polls are open Tuesday from 8 a. school building will cost in taxes by studying this chart, pre- [m. to 8 p. m. pared this week by the administration office. Polling places l Tu Riggs Predicts-Favorable Vote For New High School Voters in Oheney District No. 360 will go to the polls Tuesday to dechie .if the district ,'al have a new high mL The sohml district's board of directors has played on the ballot/r vters' eouskiatkm o issues: $500,000 in bond to be paid in 20 years, and $177,894 in a 1-year syei . These ,fund wouM be used to constraint a new ,high school, remodel the present high school for use as a junar l.gh school, ,and provide minimum equipment and urnture. No other ocal funds would be needed to complete this jeer. he Cheney Hgh School student body has outgrown the present rg, con- structod in 1929, and the over- flow is beiag housed n he h'igh school axmex wch was built in 1912. Capacity Is 425 The 1929 high sdmol has capacity oz' 425 students anl it, oh)rig with the amex, is preserAly housing 530 as of Tuesday of ,th'is week. In the 'Reoidents in all neiglbor- fall of 1963, the high sChool hoo4s of the distri, kt are e- opened its doors 'to 479 stu-,actixtg favarMy toward the dents; by October 1, enroll-Beard's proposal. All of otr ment has grown to 505. On people are interested .in good August 3 )f this year, the high sclmo, and they see in this sclml had enrol.ted 522 stu- progra the aoas to acquire dents and it is expected that badly needed fadlities at teas- 548 will have ended by Oc- enable cost. I personify feel Sober 1. that we will ,have a ew high The new hig,h school, to be school in 1967 as 'a result of a loted on sher Field Cut favorable vote on Tuesday," nm, th of the Betz E1emenRig s said. 1967, and will oer the fl- | FOR CHENEY $. D. NO, 360 lowg facilities: two biology | Precinct, pelting place, ad- rooms, one chemistry.lhysics |dress: room, one homemag roon, [ Airway Heighl.s, stmset one arts and cra room, two School, .Mrway Heights. sbops, one typing roon, one business rnachines room, one music room, a two-tenting- station gymrtasium, nine gener- al classrooms, one .library, one mtflti,purpose room, a kitchen, a hear'lag plan, and offices for pri,rmipal, vice-tincipal and counselors, a teacher work- room, and a aealth urit. In 3 Buildings The school will be built in three buildings to be connect. ed by covered walkays. Ade- quate core acihties (hetig plant, library, gymnasium, etc.,) .will be provided so that as the sudent body grows fter 1970, only additional class. rooms will need to be added. Total .cost f the bldiag is to be $949,763.36. Of .tis, Cheney School District No. 360 taxpay- ers wl provide $569,334.72; the Amber SChool Distct w Inovide $t19,102.84; and ate maohig furrY' for school buildir, g cortstruction will be $261,325.80. The School Board is proposing this election as Step 1 in a three-step program. The 'first step will wovide local funds necessary to build the ,new high school blding, $17,500 for the remodefing of the 1929 ,Mgh schoo to be used or Grades 8 and 9 in 967, and far minhnum furnl. Sure and equipmen't needed for these tw bull ,'dings.,, The brochure the Bard has prepared exltaig t pro- gram emplmsizes at the pas- sage of te Tuesday tax issues will provide 'a the local funds necessary for the bove pro- jecs. The impact on taxes for the project will be felt in 1965; taxpayers Who paid $100 fer 1964 taxes wfli pay $13'6 in 1965. Taxes in 1966 will go down to $106 unless Nxpay- ors pwove Steps 2 and 3 of the Board's Ixvogram. Balance Needed Step 2 .is designed to pro- vide the balance of needed furniture, equipment and fi- brary book for the building project, aong with the de- velopment of grassed areas at all sh,ool buil4ings- Fur Lakes, Windsar, Garden Spttgs, Sunset, Betz and the new hig school. Step 2 witl rmt be voted upo until the spring of 1965. Step 3 will pro- vide additional schoolvound development at all schools. Voters will consider Step 3 in the fall of 1965. Total ax impact f Steps 1, 2 and 3 of the pragrmn the Beard is proposing will ,be as fllvs: If 1964 total taxes were $100, taxes in 1965 would be $136; in 1966, $134;  1967, $118; and ,in 1968 and tereaf- tea-, $106. (See cLtart on Imge.) Board meralmrs ,and the dis- trict's sapet have been meeting with roups in aH neihhorhods of tte dis. trict. Supetenden W J. Riggs repor t, in gen, eral, and ir marked contrast to previous years when votexs ,have .considered and ,rejected school building ax issue, there is a positive feelh throughout the dis the Tuesday balloting. Amber, Amber School, Am- ber. Ceney No. 1, City IAgtt Btlding (Conv21 Chambers), Cheney. Cheney No. 2, City Light Baildin (D Street Entrance), Cheney. Cheney No. 3, City ght Building (D Street Entrance), Cheney. Cheney No. 4, CRy Light Building, (Council Olmmbers); Cheney. Fst Marshall, Parade Grange Hall, Route 1, Spokane. Espanola, Esparla Grange Hall, Espanola. Four Lakes, Grange Hall, Four Lakes. Garden Springs, Garden Springs, fire statima, Route 1, Spokane. Marshall, Townsahip HM1, Marshall. Pioneer, Pioneer Township, tIall, Route 3, C!!eney. Rharock, Student UPhon Bmlding, Fort Wright Holy Names College. Rudolf, Cfity Light Building, ((Hallvcay), Cheney. Spence, Spence Town Hall, Route 4, Spokaae. 21 Cheney Area Students Named To Honor Roll Twenty.one Cheney-area tu- dets, i;acluding two who .re- ceived all A grade% have been named on the Eastern Wash- ington State College smmer quarter honor roll. Kay R. Kober, 28 Elm, md Karen L. Payne, Route 3, re- ceived al A's far the quarter. Other students named are Gerald O. Anderson; Renard D. Clarke, Rou,te 2; Mavcene L. Flikke, 314 Sixth; John R. Frostad, Route 3'; Dorothy Mal- ikowski, 419 5th St.; Darwin L. Monasmith, 503 West 2rid.; Judith D. Mosebar, Sunset Tr. Ct.; Keith F. Neal, 735 W. 5th; Thongs C. Nielsen, Rute 1; Joyce A. NeOn, 740 Ctover Ct. Robin C. Reid, 26 No. 11h; Betty T. Sprenger, 213 6h St.; Billie D. Stagey, 307 A St,; Elaine Surbeck, 722 4th; Got don L. Wallace, Booths Tr. Ct.; Nancy F. Warner, 518 6 St.; Boned E. Waslburn, 15 W. 5th; June L. Wilson, 15 W. 6th St., all of Cheney, and Francis E. Rite, Medical Lake