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Page 2 Cheney Free Pre Frida% October 16, 1964 WASHINGTON AND "SMALL BUSINESS" By C. WILSON HARDER CHENEY FREE PRESS ESTABLISHED 1896 PUBLISHED AT 412 FIRST ST., CHENEY, WASH. Etered at the Post Office at Cheney, Washington, as Second Class Matter under the Act of March 5, 1897. Issued every NATIONAL EDITORIAL Friday morning at Cheney, Washington. 1 [ ASC(TI Spokane County Subscriptions ................................ $4.50 per year _,==:.r_,ll,w=a:;l=: All Other Subscriptions $5.00 per year G. T. FROST .................................. PUBLISHER JACK PIERCE .................................... EDITOR J I00CK IN 00[HE BOX I've been thinking a lot about political polls recently, so I made it a point to ,ask several people if tli6y had ever been polled--or if they have ever known anyone who has been poUed regarding their political preference. So far the answers have "an been "no." Thinking back, I don't believe I have ever talked to ANYONE who has ever mentioned being polled. Granted we tive in but a small part of the country whereever we may be) but if a ma- jority of voters lave had e ermnce to polit- These little guys deserve a lot of credit, as far as I'm concerned. Carrying papers is about as good a way for a young boy to start learning about business as there is. A lot of good men have started out in life carrying newspapers. I wonder how lan,g it will take before the fans in Oklahoma start calling Gomer Jo,es their new football coach "Gomer Pyle," ater ,the television stu >e. Okl'ahoma's Gomer has ],st two straight games, and down there that ain't an'owed. Take i,t from "a former Okie who knows. ical )olls si,ar to mine, or to the people Cheney's football field has got to be I've talked .to, these pel, 1TLay be just so one of the worst havb ever seen for much hot wind . . . but a prety good way to schools of com )arable size. Up it Kel- make a livirg. There must be a lot of room Iogg they still )lay oh the dirt, but at for mistakes as ir, dicated in 1948 when 'I,u- least they can blame the mines. Friday man defeated Dewey. During the Re1ublica night's rain turned Chenel's field into a lmarms  .ear the polls were con_sistent- chewed-up quagmire of mud and goo. ly wrong in their ;elections . . . New I-hmp- The bad fire oer at Medial Lake: proves shire, Oregon, California, et al. Presiden Johnson must put a lot of stock in them, however, as he re rtedly carries them around in ,his pocket. Dan Evans made a slip here during his Cheney visit last Friday  but it was- n't the )olitical kind. While chatting with friends at Re )ublican Headquar- ters, Evans spilled his coffee all over City Attorney Merritt Johnson. Merritt didn't mind at all, but Evans was quick to offer him a hand to sop up the mess. Evans, at this point, looks like a cinch to put the run on Roselfini and his crew. He got his biggest response during his speech at the City Hall when he prcmised to make the rose a "'respectable" flower again in this state, in reference to the governor's penchant for wearing a rose in his lapel. Tip to hunters: About 10 miles from Che- ney or the road to Malden there is a spot where chinks are ,as thick as flies on a meat wagon. Saturday morning, about 11 o'clock, I saw one bunch of some 15 pheasants, about half Of them roosters. Not a hnter was in sight. I drove my Volkswagen through the spot where they were feeding and they didn't even bother to fly away. They ju,t ducked in the ditch and waited un.til I left. Tomorrow is Newspaper Boy Day. once ,adam tlt fire an strike at any time, with disastrous results. Cheney ireman Ray Stein,.er hit it on the head nat long ago when he said the greatest iob for firemen is fire prevention not fire fighting. In this respect, the Cheney Fire De artment has done "a fine job over the years. The ],ast bad fire ,here Was bout three years ago when the Inland Off & Refining bulk lan.t buz'n, ed to the ground. Knock on wood. Radar seems like a harsh way to stop the college speeders blasting into Che- ney, but it apparently is a necessary step. Not long ago oncilman Norm Hove recommended that radar be installed here, with the cooperation of the State Patrol. "Business" has been good in Jack Crabb's Police Court lately. Maybe the commuters will wise up, but I doubt it. As Hove pointed out several weeks ago, the possibility of a fatal accident involving a Chancy child is the prime consideration for installing radar. The recent fl'urry of arrests seems to bear out his ominous concern. And mothers, in case you think it's mostly the guys who are burning up the streets . . . last week a college girl was pulled down near Cheney for reportedly going 120 miles per hour. Some years back the late Dale Carnegie wrote a best sell- ing book entitled "How to Win Friends and Influence People." But apparently now the U.S. State Department has come out with a work on "How to Create Enemies and Confuse People." At least that seems to be the gist of a recent statement by Rep. Richard Poff of Vir- ginia. He report- ed that the U.S. has sign- ed deplomat Lc agreements with the corn- C. W. Harder munist government of Ruma- nia to authorize the sales of American oil refineries, petro- chemical plants and synthetic rubber factories to the com- munist nation. The U.S. State Dept. with one of those curious twists of reasoning hich can seemingly only emanate from the tortuous cerebrations of this Alice-in- Wonderland complex, hailed this move as a fine thing be- cause Rumania has sided with Red China against Moscow. Of course, the U.S. State Dept. recognizes Red Russia but does not recognize Red China, and somehow it is im- puted that it is far better for Rumania to be Red with Chine than be Red with Russia. But ff thL4 is confusing to anyone the=ita[ confu was yet to come, Rap. loft report. It seems that e year earlier, before Red. ania decided 1 Tratl0n of Indndent Business Conservation News By Clarence A. Kelley SCS Technician By Jack Pierce j Conservation aapplieation is Jin full sing. Frmopemtors, : formed to man, ufacLure the Javin,g cmpleted seed,nlg and cereal commercially. I tillae operations, are turmng Funerai services were hedlt construetion work before Tuesday for Sarah A. McKee, I undesiralle weather sets in. 73, pioneer of the Tyler co m- , Floyd Simpson is.working n munity. She passed away at her home four nfile,s south of ,,300 lineal let of sod war- way and plans on doing an- Tyl.er where she had lived the 40 Years Ago Monday evening at the She- p.ast 40 years. She is survived oher 2,000 feet if the weath- walter home by the Rev. H. J. by her husband, J. R. McKee er stays good. MUCvh,, of the waterway has a botLom 1924 Wood .of the Methodt church, an,d :six daughters,- Mrs. Lille with side slopes 5:1. Simpso:n Mrs. Lura E. Tyler won the A new electric lgh systen Linder, Connell; Mrs. Mirdie Ls doing the work h:imsel with :: honor of being the earliest sett- hs been instMled at the Am- DoMe, Kelso; Mrs. May B.o,u- ler present at the Tilicum ber school, wel, Medical Lake; Mrs. Lena a cat and dozer he rented. A1 Rosenau, wi, th ,his big D- i: club's "old settl,.ers' tea" Men- The Allen boys ave drilling Leigh, Cheney; Mrs. Lel,a  cat and dozer, wound up day afternoon. She came ,here a well for Jens Wemann at Leigh, Tyler, and Mrs. Josie 3,500 feet of waterway on the in 1880 from Indian'a. Oher Wil, Bams laading. Leigh, Sprague. Martin Grien farm. The b0.t- Cheney pioneers at he tea in- tom width varies from 4-10 i: eluded Mrs. George Craig; feet, increasirg in width with who came inr 1881 from Mir:,- 30 Years Ago 20 Years Ago the increased draira,ge area. nesota; Albert Betz, w, ho crone 1934 1944 Emtman Completes Project with his parents, Mr. ami Mrs. Ralph Emtman has reported John Henry Betz, o:nd four A golden wedding service Committees for the 1944high completion on apruximately brothers .an two sisters from will be held Sunday morning school carnival ave ,as follos: 900 feet of open drain ditch Illinois; Mrs. Martha Da,n, a't the Ohristian church tonor- prizes, Lester Jones, Gfldon and The Emtm'an is working 1882, New Brunswick; Mrs. ing couples who 'have been B el:l and Janet Craw.ford; pro- on a simi.Lar job of eqtml size. Mary Cossalman, 1883, Illinois; married 50 or more yea.rs, gram, Betty I-huge; adverts. Gordon Wichman, contract- Mrs. A. F. Lasher, 1883, MAs- Guests who have registered to ing, David Beaudreau, Ry Pri- or, dug two pords for G. W. souri; C. A. lacliffe , 1883; dzte ,are Mr. and Mrs. F. A. or, Alfred Walker, Bb Jansen Brash last week. A bac ,oe West Virgini'a; A. H. Laer, Pomeroy. Mr. n.d Mrs'. G. W. and Robert Shield, s; business, was used on both, giving them Countrym'n, Mr. and Mrs. J'a Crawfrd ad Irene C]u- 1883, Wisconsin; Joe Tmp- kin.s, 1884, England; Mrs. C. A. James Svenson, Medical Lake, ser; decorations, Berneal Wa,hirgton State Grarge latcliHe, 1884, Il,,os; F. A. Mr. and Mrs. W'flliam Cramer, Wfitms and Betty Iauge; fur- News. Pomevoy, 1884, Utah; Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. James Wat, Mr. key raffle, Janet Cawford. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Philleo and Pomeroy, Utah, j'med ,her hus- a,nd Mrs. J. A. Mickey, Mr. and War Chest workers fr the, Mr. and Mrs. Sack Philleo were band several monks later; Mrs. James Allen, Araber, Mr. Sotthest district in Spokane honored at the 5h an,tml Con- Mrs. J. E. Hubbard, 1884; Mrs. and Mrs. V. S. Phillips, Mr. County were appoinfed by servtion Farmer of the Year Mohs-MRler, 1886, Missouri; and Mrs. E. M. Crawfm'd, Mr. Wstie Brown, chairman, as fol- dinner Oct 20. Joseph Hueter, 1886, Illinois; and Mrs. John Ga,d, Mar. lows: L. R. Andersen, Medical The ann smorgasbord Mrs. Albert Betz, 1886, Calif- shall, and Mr. and Mrs. M. Lake; Mrs. Gege Hyslop, sponsored by the Laura Circle ornia; Mrs. Joseph Hueter, Bail. Deep Creek; Victor Hyslop, of the Federated church will 1887, to join ,her husband; Mrs. A benefit darme will be iheld Coulee; E. F. Morgan, Spece; be Oe;. 22. Committee mere- Thomas Ross, 1887, Illi.no; Saturday at the Cheney ,high Bert Denny and Mrs. Saren bers include Mrs. Clyde Bov- Wlliam Tyan, 1887, Irelacl; school to ra/. furds to snld Lundby, Four Lakes; W. B. by, chairmn,; Mrs. John Paul- T. E. Ross, 1887, Indiana; Mrs. Homer Hale, who placed on the McLaren, Cheney, With Dr. H. son, Mrs. L. E. Patmore, . Wilii'am Ryan, 1887, Oa.nada; state judging team, to Insas J. Bass, Mark Ratelkffe, Dr. Graham Dressier, Mrs. Fran- George E. Craig, 1881, Mtssou- Cty to compe for natral Grab:a.m Dressier, Wilkian cis Reamer, Mrs. Dana Harter, ri, nd Sarah Page, 1893, Illi- honors. Ha,le was one of three Mobs amt D. G.  Jerue; Ray Mrs. Loyd VardeBerg, Mrs. nots. in Portland. Bal!in,ger/ Cheney tovnship; Robert Reid a.nd ,Miss Virginia Leas than one year akl, a G. B. Kaiser, East Cheney; Diekirmon. Cheney high school ootball new locally m'a,de product, B. JOhn Lee, Graves; Clifford Pre-sohoo,1 se,etion ef PTA tem will go to Valleyford Fri- & H, Golden Breakfast Cereal Camp, Piormerr; W. W. Sooy, officers were elected as fol- day. The lineup is as foll, ows: will distribute ,more tlan 6,000 I{,ock Creek valley; C. R. Den. lows: Mrs. Raym, ord Wi,'tfill, Ea'ston ad Murphy, RE; Sag- pounds according to B. K. ny, Tyler, Mrs. Wylie Brown, lcresid'ent; Mrs. W. Edard or, RT; Hath'aay, R.G; Brown, iarding of Route 2. L. A. lIarshall, Pat Goodman, Buck-Betz, vice president; and Mrs. cener; White and Harfley, IX;; Brooks discovered the pvoess eye. Lee Ableman, secre,t'ary. WIson and Conley, LT; San- lst November vehicle expert- Roy Grunewald ws elected k:ey, RE; Coe, RH; Wom'ach, mertnlg with hard whto 10 Years Ago !king and D ors Parker, queen I,H; Huse, F; and Burke, Q. make nourb.hing and pat,hle 1954 of the Spangle high sch, ol car- Other team members are O. breakfast cereal for  private n, ival. Aendants included Smith, West, Bachar,ach, Reu- use. Neighbors and friends Mr. and Mrs. Chester Phil- I,eon.e Wa4dell ,and Jatm lark- tar, Erickson, Ryan "and Gra- tasting the new product began lips, who own ,a sk farm or, juniors; Loaise Harrigton ham. ordering cereal to such an ex-'near Chancy, spent last week and Gordon Ice, sophourores, Miss Bernice Church and N. tet that the .firm Of ,Brok, in Hawaii. They won the tNp arid Twyka Burger and Charles D. Showa.lter Jr. were married Harding and Brooks was in a contest put on, :by the Piersl, freshmen. to be mad at Red Russia and be buddies with Red China, in or- der to help Red Russians avert starvation, Rumania loaned Russia 400,000 metric tons of wheat. This loan was to be repaid in 1964, but Russia welshed on making good. $ $ * 80 on May 22, 1964, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture announced that a license had been granted Russia to re-export 160,000 tons of the wheat sold by the U.S. to Russia, with the costs partially subsidized by the American taxpayers, to Rumania. Now the plot thickens. The U. S. State Dept. entered into a trade agreement with Red Ru- mania to help tear it away from Red Russia. But on the other hand, the U. S. taxpayer is assessed to help Russia pay off part of her obligations to Rumania. $ $ * So now, according to Rep. Poff, everything is quite clear. The United States has per- mitted Russia to use American wheat to retire it's debt to Red Rumania. This, of course, helps Russia stay on a more friendly basis with Rumania, but in the meantime, the U. S. has taken A aat00JLetters To The Edi00 I15 ///AWI An open letter to ,all p." Imeo$ ]-"m sma ]sarm of both parties living eY s Suthwest Spokane county: ' Waahington " Bar Association I Dear Friends, IN THE JURY ROOM lany people have sewed as jurors and are ,aware of what occurs after the edenee has been presented .in the Corurt- Iroom. Ohers :have yet to have the privilege to serve as a jur- or and become further educat- ed ir the American way o,f law. FoRwing the trial, the jury retires to he jury room, se- lects ,a foreman to preside and begin its deliberations. In the jury room, each juror should be given a ohane to ex- press his or her ide'as. He should include ,an exchange of ideas and a juror Should not hestitate to eh.nge ibis views if he feels a change of opinion. Yet no ju,ror should be per- suaded into changing his mind nor should ,he eh,ange it just to be agree,able wit,h he other jurors. Each juror's deei.sio,n should be fully his own. Decide On Facts The jurors sho,uld decide t:he facts upon he evidence that was presented in the court- z:o,m and follow the instrue- i tions whiel} the judge has giv- en them. 31e7 should keep in mind the judge's instructions This year's election c' paign has generated tremor" ous in, rest throughoat Spe kane County. This is wnd" ful! However, along with in@rest has often come emoti, onal omnittment to or an, other party or In a few unfortunate those mnotions ,have been source of unwise and henible actions on both of the partisar fence. In ,this immeate .area parties ,have fought clean campgns, to 'be proud .of. Yet, in weeks it has come to tention of both and Democratic party that a cetain amount campaign material is used for praetical jokeS pranks and ,a number of signs have been ripped or defaced. This materal costs both )arties a .great deal f and ,is designed to respective messages o er. To-the extent th,at faced o,r misused it fails i eomplishing this task, so to our democracy. Therefore, we ask yaar steps to encourage Red Ru- mania to become more friendly with Red China, and bolster Red Chtna's influence. So now through courtesy of the U.S. State Department, Red Ru- mania and Red China are friendly, and Red Rumania and Red Russian relations are not  quite as strained. Never before have 190,0,000 people lven so much to keep so mztny enemies reasonably friendly wih each other. If this be di. plomaey, how is insanity de- 4:1 end elopes and 2:1 side slopes. These ponds averaged I about 600 cubic y,cls of earth l eaoh. Wichman this weekend [completed a sock pond for /Gerald Geschke. The yardage "has not yet been determined but it is a sizeable pond. Harvey Nealey, Plaa, has fin!ished work on 4,973 fee,t of waterway. Contractor Harold Shindler did the job wi4h a doz- er and motor patrol. Since January we tave as- sisted 72 farm o,perators with the foll,ing proj.eets: 48 woodland prunings arid tlin- nin, gs; 11 sod waterways; eiNht open drainages, eight spring developments; 21 ponds, on:e earth day, two diversi'on ter- races, .and one tile .,line. concerning the burden of proof. After the verdict is read in court, either party may have the jury polled and it Ls the duty of each juror to answer truthfully whether the verdic is his. The American system of jus- flee depends a great deal on the integrity and honesty of those who serve as jurors. W*hile witnesses are essential in presenting the acts of the case .and are vRal to se,eing that justice is served, jurors serve as high a purpose in weigNng the inform'ation pro- sen, ted in a trial and rendering a verdict. Jury duty is not somhing to be scoffed at, sli.ghted or dodged. emem,ber, so,me day you may be involved in litiga- tion. Wotfld you wan a jury box filled wth reluctant jur- ors? Jury duty is a priwilege we enjoy in America only be- cause persons have fo.ught and died to keep our system of jus- rice alive. Wi.thout willing jur- ors, justice cann,ot be served. (This column is written to inform, lot advise. Facts may change the application of She law.) bet of ap.plicaion projects is At his time our total n, um- 15 behind those o,f 1963. o pegation in makin weeks before the in which a thoughtful eton ot issues and dates continnes `to be ner in which partisans our parties react to the rent campaign. Finally, we wish to opportunity to ank erally hundreds of this area who have ed time, money and the work of the ties. Your efforts have this year's election one best run and most campaign in the history Southwest Spokane CountY' Yours sincerely, Betty Schadegg, ,area chairman, Republican Party. Henry D. Kass, Southwest Spoka,ne district loader, ic Party. Obey Safety Patrol Boys and girls are by the Washington Council that careless often get hurt in dents because th.ey traffic rules. One way help 'protect yo,ursel your school safety Shop the easy way. Nation's PTA's Ask: Join, Help Children Membership Offers New Challenge PTA's throughout the nation are offering a challenging new invitation this fall to member- ship in an organization that works for all children and youth. With membership in the PTA comes an opportunity to take part in activities designed to attack the problens that mosl critically affect children's wel- fare today. Says Mrs. Jennelle Moorhead president of the National Con- gress of Parents and Teachers: "The scientific, technological, and social revolution of our time make it more imperative than ever that every child re- ceive the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education." Still, she notes, "nowhere, not even in the most favored com- munity, are all children served well or equally well." That's why the National PTA Action Program for the coming three years is to be planned and written by PTA leaders ant members throughout the nation --with counsel from leaders of other organizations that share in some measure, the PTA's con- cern for children and their wel- fare. The suggestions for PTA ac- tivity will be flexible enough, Mrs. Moorhead believes, so that "every community can benefit by the broad experience repre- sented in the parent-teacher movement." She sees PTA's as "uniquely qualified" to pinpoint each com- munity's need for services to children--and to * help meet these needs effectively. --Do children face inadequate school facilities ? The PTA may work to secure funds for new buildings, scoring like the par- ent-teacher association in Gay- lord, Michigan, which won com- munity support of a $50,000 bond issue. Do children from deprived families fall behind in school for lack of encouragement or opportunity to study? PTA's can establish a study center like that formed by Chicago's South- east Council of PTA's, which provides books and desks and even student tutors from the nearby University of Chicago. ---Do current movies or tele- vision programs threaten chil- dren's moral and spiritual val- ues? PTA's can plan a survey of TV-viewing and movie-going like the one conducted by the Valley Area Council of PTA's in Ohio--a two-year effort in- volving nearly 5,000 parents and students in the Cincinnati i area--and make their views known to producers and distrib- utors. Do children growing up in the U. S. today have too little respect for law and individual liberty? The PTA Magazine helps parents provide the basis for developing self-discipline in children and understanding bet- ter what is involved in safe- guarding individual rights and liberties. And PTA's in com- munities large and small pro- vide a forum for bringing to- gether parents, educators, re- [ligious leaders and civic old- cials, directing attention needs of children and the seasoned leadership to equalize and improve to those children. -li That's the challenge imve in every invitation, ,'Joi PTA." It's an invitation being this fall by more than local PTA's in the Congress of Parents ers. By accepting tion millions of find many avenues of children. Through ices children benefit ablyin physical and health, spiritual good citizenship. "With more children ever before growing ty," Mrs. Moorhead "more dedicated ] teachers than evez needed in the PTA." Support Your Local PTA Ch,00ney School District | |