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'T/it__.___ THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 69, Number 21 Cheney, WashingtonFriday, October 29, 1965 Single Copy 10 Cents Days Queen of 1965 Urges Town & Student Relationship is the speech given by Cammy Sparks when 11 cotege competing for the honor of bearing the title of Miss Days at a downtown queen judging event on Monday Shxce 'her speech on closer relation,s between stu- btminesmen contributed to ,her winning the title The Press is publishing it herewith. by Camilla Sparks Bastern Days is n,aw a trdi- of two years sanding. this is the case, Eastern and I have something in This is my second in Chancy a,lso. And since a candiadte for Miss Dust- we have something else common. We are bo,' con- with promoting con- and profitable rea.tons the merchants of and the students of Eastern Dys staed a tradition, many studelRs were not fully of the adequate sop- fa.'tis in Cheney. Ra- t .his, the merclxtts: and of students created Days. Here an m-ray are presented to , ptht4c in an effort to the redization of mu- dependency up'an one a'm Good Advertising first reaction to E'asn was si, mp an awoxeness efforts. Also I rec- it as an excellent of advertisement for businesses in Che'aey. all, o business can real- take money without pro advertisittg except for the U. S. mints. bargains offered by the are ppreciated by studerts tremend, ously. If students are like me, the thing we have sauced far day are cur umbrellas. barga,s ad efforts succefuly created this congenial rehoship students ad mer- A'nd rm matter WhiCh is to be lonoved with the of Miss Eastern, I hope Days is a very big Tnk you! Refuge Timber Sale was ,a,nnouced today by Mlavmger Iari Brooks Tunbul NMioal Wild- that the Bureau of Fisheries and WiMlife for saSe approxim- 267,000 bod fe of pine sawtimber lo- on the rofttge. timber will be sM on basis with work corn- Dec. !. At- can be made to the sale rea by con- the refuge manager, Box 107, Chancy tele- 235-4723, Mondays Fridays between 8 a. 4p.m. timlmr on the reuge is h,arvesed and tm. .Revenue Sharing Act by the Present Aug. 25 per cet of the be to the to be used r the of roads and sclols. I00ge Education Offered to H. S. Seniors the 1965-66 soho(fl the Navy s g to 1,600 hih school gad- wire  receive a cal- educatiot as midShipmen NROTC program. Suc- wfll enroll i 52 col- 'ad universities lgh- cotmtry in the al of The U.nivesity of Wh- is oe of the 52. features tuition, .and tetlmoks for four of college; $50 per plus mid'shipmea uni- elmice of study, three cruises; cmmission in or Marine Gorps upon otc. forms for Navy tes, required of all are avatable t chools, Navy cecuriting or from Ohief of Nav- Dept. of Navy, D. C. 20370. Qul- e:ms .to be given Dc. Deadline fur receipt is Nov. 19, REITENFELDT CONVENTION Dorva Ba'eite, eli- of the EWSC spee clive, wi attend eonverRion of the Speech and Hearing Clcgo this weekend. Saturday Night For Hallowe'en Favored Several Cheney men and women have suggested this week that Cheney children observe Hallowe'en night on Saturday evening, Oct. 30, rather than Sunday evening. Since Sunday is the sabbath and because there will be school the next day, the gen- eral feeling is that it would be much better for the kids to do their trick or treating Saturday night. Auto Mart Named Area Distributor FOr Phillips Firm A1 Armstrong a,n)unced this week that he had been appointed distribu,tor for Phil- lips Petroleum products for a large area in and around Che- nay. The former Al's Auto Parts firm has now been in- corporated uder the name of Auto Mart with Mr. Armstrong as preside,t and general man- ager. Pas manager is Ve.rn Abiht, formerly with the \\;V,,gton iachinery com- pany. 'We are n, ow in the process cd installing large buk tanks for stove ,oil, diesel and gaso- line in the 'area just west o,f our shop," said-Mx. Armstron Tuesday. At present the com- pany is deliverg from under- grond tanks :at the adjoining service station. A1 said he lopea to have the tanks in place in about a man. FOr the past mouth the campm'D" has been servicing two freeway contractors,,tr N. A. Degerstron and Materne Bros'., with about 4,000 galms per day of diesel oil and other products for the heavy, equip- ment ued on the jobs. Seen 'n Heard Do aley finally removed the boxing goves he had Bob ,IAdquis hang in the Bargain Shop window with the sn, "Far Ma.ied Couples Only." Don figures Chertey ,and vicin- ity mu,st be real peaul, do- mesticafly, that is... No men- i tiot of Easelm Days appeared !in last week's or this week's college paper, The Easterner, yet the event was meant to build better college-town rela- ti,onships . . . MeTilt Johann learning the inae's of the IArmtype typesting machine at The Free Press Wednesday . . Many people shocked at the sudden passing on Wed- nesday of Porter Parker, who cme from a real piov_eer fam- ily of this area... We almost, but nt quite, pri,rtted in. this column ,an item given us in jest by Happy Harry the Hab- erdasher...  Z'mmerman te,'l'g some :higl2y ftmRy an- ecdotes over a cuppa cofee th your correspon . . . Wonder if Lh)yd Hlladay really intends to "Imt down" a crock of sauer kraut . . . When we asked one of the D. J's from college why they dM- n't play some "sweet" music by Leonard Woelk," he re- plied, "Woelk, wlm's he?" . . . oowirg the tradition of as- tronomers of mming newly discovered celestiM bodies af. tar the first man to sight them, we cb_ri'stened tlat new comet "The Jolm Early Cmet" be- cause he's the first guy to te us bout it . . . Mabel Cordill stood in at the office Tues- day and rem,inisved briefly on the years she wrote the Amber news fur our late older broth- er Vern . . . The ald Queer Duck stuck his hed in the door "of a Tuesday" to give us his Little Gem for this week, as follows: "You're get- tirg oM wh, ea the gleam in your eye is only the sun hit . ring your bifocals" You mght ,ask Carol AnL-rsn t the cry office whom she con. iders to be the best barbe- cued steak ehef she knows of . We shouM like very much to give the la "Ma" Liedkaf a nice obituary if somem wlm knew herr weK such as Nota Brown, et al, v, xafld come forward with 300 to 600 words early next week... And that's "30" for this time . . EASTERN DAYS QUEEN Cammy Sparks of Spokane, repre- senting Dryden hall, is shown here with her two princesses Linda Schrock of Wilbur, also of Dryden hall, on' the left, and Megan Magner, Spokane, representing Pearce hall. They were chosen from 11 pretty candidates, each of whom gave short talks on cooperation between college students and Cheney mer- chants, at a downtown gathering Monday afternoon. The week. long Eastern Days will culminate in the annual dance from 9 to 12 midnight at the city hall. Admission will be a sales slip for $1 or more from any Cheney store. The queen and her prin- cesses will be presented at the dance. Wosterman photo Good OterTurnout for School Election Foreseen Competition for two of the three psdtions on the Chene sch,ol district 'b0,avd of direc- tors will no 4oubt help assure a good turnout of voters to the sever pong places be- tween 8 a. m. and 8 p. m. next Tuesday, Nov. 2. C!heney precincts 1 and 4 residents will cast their b,alts ,at the Cheney city hall and those pvts ,of Amber, Espan- ola and Pioneer , precincts within the sche,ol district will also vote at the city halL Che- t ney precincts 1 and 3 .and Ru- dolph precinct voters will cat bao,ts at the D street en, trance of the city hall. Patron's of Aray HeiglRs .anti Spence precim are to te at the Sunset school. Fot Lakes patrons ar  VO  at the gange thall and Garde Sprin,gs am/ Rik precinct patrons will vote at the ar- den Springs fire station. Mar- shall East ff pre- cinct people will cast .ballots at the  town 'hal. Patrons of the Amber school district will vote at the Amber school between 1 ad 6 p. m. and paons of he e- tire Medical hake school dis- district will east baots at the Medical Lake city  be- tween 8 a. m. ad 8 p. m. CHENEY CHURCH PLANS CANVASS SUNDAY, OCT. 31 Members and friends of t Cheny United Ohura of Clwist wl be engaging in their a .rmu, al Chriian Enst- ment o Sunday, Oct. 31. Men of the church will mee for brealdast at 9 o'clock with an exllanation of pocee.&ua nd matevia,ls by Chaivm LI(Dd Martin a, nd oth'ev mevn- bes of the fhmnce committee. The canvassem will be com- missned to their task dung the congregation's glr moni worship service at 11 a. m. and thin% 'g un- cheon  at the churda, will call in the ,heroes of the members atd frierMs of the carega- tion. The United Ctrch's ix>pos. ed budget is up move  15 pax cent for 1966 to include lroviion for rd benev- olenees, the purvhse af a new church te, and an exg program far chiMren arid youth. Elementary PTA Board Session Set An elementary schoo PTA bod meetiag has been called by fihe president, Rev. George W. Nichols, for Thm'sday, Nov. d, at 8 p. m. n the Betz school liblT. All elected officers, commit- tee chairmen committee members are requ to at- tend glfis project pnnin,g meeting for the current year. Rev. Nichals sM float any suggesors will be wel0me. PFC. BAKER VISITS Pfc. John. Baker arrived Wednesday evening to spend severM days with  peronts, Mr. ,anl Mm. W-flim Baker, after serving in the Domim- can Repubc te past eight months. PACIFIC TIME BACK SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31 The days will become abruptly shorter this Sun- day, Oct. 31, when clocks will be set back one hour for a return to Pacific Stand- ard Time from Daylight Time. Most citizens no doubt will turn their clocks back on going to bed Saturday night rather than waiting until after midnight to make the change Plans Undemay for CHS 00rnival a.rmual Chancy ligh sclmol carMvl will be held from 7:30 url 11:30 tx m. 00ay, Nov. 12, p00-0000led by a vudevflle show  last for almut n om- and a half. Pmeeed Will be trained over to the u-den ,body fund and used  Slmcs equip- me.t, band, ,stage and other departments. King and queen c'ndidtes, to 'be hosen by vote of the  ticket buyers, are seniors Anne Stalbarn and Barry thton; j uM"s George Ros- enzweig and Sharon McKie; sopxaores Tmm Shepard and Jackie Patterson; fresh- men Carl Bielfl and Gaff Mich- : aelson. Ticket ,tmyers will also .have chermes to win three val- uable prizes, irmu, ding a coov TV set, to be awarded at the icarnival in the hiffh sclmol gym at 10 p. ,m. Rick Hilton ls chairmaa of the carnival and his asant is Tom OsvcaM. Don Monson, coaCh and P. E. itruetov, is the faculty advisor. The king and queen will be crowned 4urtg the vaudevie slmw. New Supermarket Will Open Tuesday The Lake City TbriR stove at Medical Lake will open ita doors next Tuesday, Nov. 2, acordg to an amu,nce- men}t this week by Dick and Ze]ma Heyer and Orval &lson. Their present store, Swigert's, w ,be cosed on Monday dur- ing the ebage-over to the new suImrmarket bniMing. The owes pan to hd a grand opening in December. The M. E. Brown Inmmance agency sa,rted dg business in his new t0aon adoJng the Lake City Thri2t Stove. Work Progresses On New Addition .Bob Wilson told The Free Press this week that he has the sewer lines in for ',ls new Mg school addison and that streets will be ballasted by th weekend. They wil!l then be left to settle unit spring hen a finiSh coat of gravel will be app}ied. Mr. Wilson says ,he expects to have  ,Iuses under cm. ,srt-tio by Dec. 15 and that 11 of the 47 lots rlVledy beem sold. Houses' must be of a minimum vle of $15,000 and lot owners are required to ,put in curbs. Refuge Waterfowl Presence Average; Swan Coasting in Manager Earl BrookSRef " the Turnbull Wildlife fge here rel.rted Wednes- day that duck and geese populations presently using the refuge compare favor- ably with this time last year. He said there are quite a few Canada geese on the refuge. Mr. Brooks cautioned the hunters that whistling wsan which are in closed season, are now arriving. Adult swan are white and much larger than geese. The young are gray in color. High School Homecomin' Event Today Today is a red lette de at Oheney high sdmol. It,s the arm,al ,homecomirtg event and many activities ,have been plamed. Three canKidates for home- coning queen have been chos- en by the ftbail players: An- gela Cicero, Chris Ostd and Vicki Liadsay. The queen will be revea'led :d,ring a pep ral- I- scheduled to .s at 2:10 this a%ernoon. The queen will Ibe crowned a,t this time and the other two gir}s wi,' act as , princesses. ! Immediately after the rally, the nnna:l homecoming,, par- ade will. march thrugh the busirmss strict. Featured will be the queen and her princ:ess- es, the high school bang and the Hawkettes. The homecoming game, with Medice2 Lake th year, will st,art at 8 p. m. with the Hawk- ettes and the band performing at .la.ftime. Firml event of the day will be the homecoming dance in the. ,, .h sehl gym. As in previous years, the alumni wifl be honored. Judy Ashley is chairmn of the homecmirtg activities and ttty Ohttmrn is the co-dair, maTl.  .......................... Rites on Saturday For Porter Parker Dea came to William Pr- ter Parker in his s'leep early Oct. 27 at 'his ,home here, ap- parettly from a heart attack. Funera services have ,been set far 1:30 p. m. So,m-day, Oct. 30, from the Meavriai ch,pel of Jerue Funeral Home in Chancy With Rev. DonM Ross officiating. Buria will be in the family pot at Fairview ca:merest 'here. Mr. Parker, a life long resi- dent of lhks area, was born at Pine City on ApA 21, 1886, farmed ,in the south Chancy dtrict fr many years before moving, 20 years ago, to Ohe- ney, where he engaged in trucking and wod cutting. 2Tvivrs are his wife Mude L. Parker at the Che- hey home; t.hree daufhters, Mrs. Evelyn Perkins of E. gene, Ore., Mrs. Doris Hale, (hattax, aad M. et Gobel, Spokane; ,three sans, W Earl Parker and Charles 1W, rker, Spokane, .and Kemeth Parker of Bell, flif.; one brother, Arthur P,arker, SpoLafle; 16 randchfldre, 9 great grandchildren, and rmm- eras nieces nd nephews. He was a deacon of  Che- hey Christian Church. EDUCATION WEEK TO BE OBSERVED AT BETZ SCHOOL Oce again the  of Chancy wi be ha the spotlight I,as Lpa_,nts visit their c;kl-il I ren s classrooms during Amer- [lean Education week, Nov. 7- 113A special committee, head- !ed by Prnpal Boy I has ued an invitation to the pubic for a ymgram starting at 8 p. m. Nov. 9 m the Betz gym with teaeMr demontre- tioas by Betz ]'.natas and to visit rooms for grades ne to eight. Afterward (sake, ice cretan and tea or coee will be served in the gym at 15e, HALES ARE HOSTS Mr. and M_ns. 1Kfl" lard Hale, Earl mad Francis ed as StuaMay rer, iag guests Mr. Mrs. CarI  ad C._m Shes as gtiet fl. lowing the EWSC Dad's day foo game and di, er at the (2mamos 'd te festivi- tie hozing the clads. A rea Conservationist T,) Be Guest Speaker at Recognition Event Here The Con,servaion larmer of the Year recognian dinn honoring Mr. and Mrs. Wal, tev Semidt, Mr. anti Mrs Rialm Schmidt and Bob Svhmldt, Romlia, wi1 be belzl Satu.rdy, )at. 30, in the Dasten Washington Sta Colaege student unia [btfilding. According to Dale Black, program chairman, a bf- fat dinner will be served bg'mnirg at 7 IX m. Mayor Proclaims Education Week Mayor Nolan Brown this week issued a statement proclaiming Nov. 7 to 13 as American Education Week and urged the general pub- lic to visit schools and col- leges to express their appre- ciation of the work of our teachers and school offic- ials and to exchange views upon educational problems and progress. Rotarian.s to ltear 1 Interesting Speaker' Dr. Alan B. Taylor, a medi-I cal missioaary of the UJted Church of Christ vche sevvefl 43 years in South Africa and has recently returned from thre months in Ghana, will Dr. Alan B. Taylor .. medical missionary at Dur- ban, S. Africa, who will speak at Rotary club on Tuesday. speak to the Rotary clb at the regur rmon meeting at the Beehive Tuesday, .Nov. 2. Dr. Tayr wl  uddess studen arm facu:y of EWSC at a "coffee corner" in the Studen Union buPdtng at 10:40 . m. He will meet in, formally at Koinonia House, 3 nmh 9th street, at 3 p. m. that afternoon. Ati interested are invited. Dr. Taylor will be the guest of the Ray. Eisen,hauer of Oheney United Church of Clst. Always Ready to Help When Dr. Taylm- returned to the United States r frUm Dur- ban, South Ativa in August, 1964, to re'tire, he tom file Umted Church Board for Worm Mnistries, that he wouki always be ready "at the dro.p of a hat" to hep out aga anywhere ,he could. The board dmppad the 'hat  and Dr. TaylOr ft in Novem- ,bar for ha'.na, where he re- hayed the medical stas in missi(m hospitals i Wovaaa a,nd Adidme for three: month. Ren Native Hospital Dr. Tylor, again in this cotm-y for precetiremem flxr- loga, was, medical director of the MeChord Zuu ospai in Durban from 1921 to 1964, seeing it grow from 18 beds to 320. Located in Natal and on the ea, , Du,rban has a population of 571,144. It is  leading indus- tri een, ter as well as a holi- day resort. Dr. Taylor first went to Dur- ban as a 'missi of the American Board of Commis- sioners for Foreign Missions of the Congraal Cis. tMn churches, now a part of the United Olmrch  for Wrld Mini$trie Scotty Rohwer, farmer and RoSalia postmaster, will ,hoWl the reins, as master of core* monies. Feathred as sweaker %r tle evening event is Goz don Burt, area conservao- ist, Soil Coservatiert Service, Spokane. His address will il- lustrate .the relationship among conservation programs, , pzx)gress and hnoved indi.vid- t uals. Clare.nee Klley, SCS, Oh nay, will pa'esen a Slide set- . ies of the Se2mfidt consevva- tio farming operation Amls w,g he the heared mi]y by Cheney Jaycees mad the Che' hey Ttlicum Club. Assisting t, Jaycee.s as co- sponsors of the pogtmn is Southwest Spokane Soil ad Covtlo DistricL Statement Issued By Garnefl 00ots, Election Next Tues. Fur of the five candMates for positions on the Cheney district school board submit- ted eamlmign statemerts that were printed in last week's lree Press. Below is the state- meat of Garnett Bots, Cha- ncy insurance man, wire is a candidate in dtrict 1, the city of Ceey. He is opposed by Roy Miller, i numbewt boel member. Chaperones Sought Chaperones for the high school rooter buses are needed and vobanteers are aked o contact Cmck Slmp- ard, Chancy high scl, PTA prevalent. At the "back to scheal nlgb2t" meetirg Oct. 13, per- eats of  school studes at 10 mimtte session of ttheir (flfi'.Mren in the mae oler  a retIar sctmM day. ens Were served a to a,.ximately " 150, a record attendance. By Garnett Boots Undoubtedly education is the  business in Che ney, just as our chdren are our greatest urd re- s oue. It is the ry fun tion .and rehibi" "ty f a school district to mre ppex deveopme of th resou through grade 12. In the past yam" the Chene school district ha gained much. Tl .has been at nt only in passage of the ,bond issue and levie .but in t0od will We must make every ps- : siMe effort to e to di- rect our active interest i ed- caon into constructive chan- nels. Tax Problem Discussed .... Radly  school dis- : triers throughout the U, nited Staes ,have been facing many of the same .probem that we are today. Certainly one of ttte most tLvget problems is that reac re .and peml po- perV] taxes clected in a non- indtrstrial dtsict su as ors does not keep pace wth oJr expanding studertt Imflaion. Possibly one answer to t&is  cmdd ave bee solved by otr  legislative rby brodeil ,e ax an tu better equfle the tax ]k>ad, Armther answe far all shool distr is a cn- start striving to utilize the funds avaibte to the greatest passible advantase. Attended EWSC 'Si.cerely 'belie in the above statements, I am a Ohe- n] selmol :board ndidate for position nmr 1 on file City of (eney. I was born in Spokane in 1914, am a rad- ua of (eney high sco and attended  Washing- ton Stce College befre enter- ing the Army Air Force daring Werld War H. Lived Here 13 Years We have resided b I Ceney for the past 13 years and far the imst five I ,have o.p- crated the Bot Insuram Agency. My wife, Helet, is a special eduwtion teacher in the Medivat Lake school dis, trict. Our two children, Jtn al az, are stuieats in the Chancy high . I em a member of the Ma- son oge, and smal advi ary comm2ttee ml preseiy I am serv'mg as master of tl East Oheney grange  pre- dent of the Chancy Ohambev of Co. I urge every  vt- e in the C*y hol dis- trict to cast a bdt tr te candidate of his clmiee on Nov. 2ml. l's best gift o man is tl ty to hel his fel'lv llall.