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)( 1953 Page3 Southwest Spokane County's Community Newspaper 57--Number 19 Cheney, Washington, Friday, October 30, 1953 Single Copy Ten Cent., eney's United Crusade Drive Underway LEGION AUXILIARy'Sponsored by Tilicum Club HOLDS INITIATION Assisted by Cheney C of C; FOR 4 CANDIDATES Teachers Are Feted Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce new teachers of the corn- Thursday evening, October it held a dinner meeting city hall. Therewere nine present. was furnished by who presented students in song and mus- Johnson gave a report on rate increase affect- and the surrounding was allowed by the pub- commission. Brown gave a report on committee work and H. commented on some along this line that he had in Washington, D.C. Splichal reported on the of the Department and explained how affect the local soil censer- :vation district. He said the plan would call for the abolishment of the Cheney office which has ac- complished so much in the past seven years, and urged that the people of the community do all in their power to prevent this from taking place. A resolution protesting the abol- ishment of the Cheney Soil Con-', servation district office w a s, adopted and all members were urged to write their congressmen of this action. Hal Walker said that Congress- man Walt Heron would soon be in Spokane and that he should be I contacted regarling a new post- office building for Claeney. "We have been promised this building for years," Walker said, q,"but nothing has been done about '.it." Pete Smith, president, presided. d Quintet Is Scheduled EWCE Thursday, 10 a.m. its organization in the fall the New Art Wind quin- will present a concert in auditorium at 10 a.m. November 5, has ex- its activities. now engaged in recording instrument. Another addition to !the group's activities has been the i • • • estabhshment of woodwind chmcs often given at colleges in conjunc- tion with concert appearances. Members of the Quintet are Mel- vin Kaplan, oboe; Andrew Lolya, flute; Irving Neidich, clarinet; Tina The American Lion Auxiliary held its regular meting Tuesday, in the Legion hall. Ihitiation was held for Mrs. C. R. Thompson, Mrs. Lee Young, Elaine Thompson and Marguerite Harr. Mrs. Omer Pence was the initiat- ing officer. The hall was decorated in bronze and gold fall flowers. Each new member was given a flag, flag code and Auxiliary pin• Mrs. Erna Harr, president, pro- Mrs. F. Schadegg, Cha,rman Cheney's 1954 United Crusade fund drive is underway With the Cheney Tilicum club as the sponsoring organization, as. sisted by the Cheney Chamber of Commerce for the business district, \\; \\; sided over the business meeting. Further plans for the Gold Star dinner to be held Thursday, No- vember 12, were discussed. Refreshments were served after a program of games and piano selection by Mrs. Grace Okerstrom. On the refreshment committee were Della Lee, Lena Bryan and Linnie Frasier. Halloween motif was carried out. RUMMAGE SALE TO BE NEXT WEEK IN LEGION HALL The Federated church annual rummage sale will be held next week in the American Legion building. Pickup will be all day Monday. Any one with articles for sale may call Mrs. F. L. Ratcltffe Jr. or l Mrs. 5ohn Paulson, who are in charge. Cars will call at the homes Carl W. Rudolf of Cheney, chair, man of the Spokane county com- missioners, is chairman of the County division of the 1954 United Crusade campaign• The county campaign includes Cheney, Fair- field, Medical Lake, Latch, Deer Park and Spangle. "The people n the county have a big stake in the services of the United Crusade," Rudolf said. "The health and welfare services of the Red Cross, American Heart associ- ation, American Cancer society and the Community chest were meant to serve the county people just as much as they are the citizens of Spokane." The United Crusade is one joint county-wide campaign to take the place of four separate major .fund drives of a year ago. Its plan is to raise enough money in one big, concerted drive t6 furnish the op- erating costs of 24 tested and ap- sented at a matinee performance yesterday (Thursday) in the high school auditorium. Another preformance will be pre- sented this evening (Friday) at 8:15. The three-act comedy is under the direction of Miss Leone Web- her. UNITED CRUSADE DRIVE SUPPORTED BY LIONS CLUB The Cheney Lions club is sup- porting the United Crusade drive stage crew, Don Phillips; manager; : Larry Brown, Sammy King, KFiei Pugh and Ed Henneigh. W'ardrobe: Susan Dokken, chair- man, Mary Brown, and Darlene Freeman, Properties: Joan Caldwell, chair- man, doyce Fossum and Garry C far- man. Makeup: Darlene Freeman, Su- san Dokken and Suzanne Salt. Stage set was designed and painted by Myra Tilley, assisted IRF Garry Carman and Sam King. Jay. neta Holt is in charge of the pro- grams. now underway. The play will be presented at Fairchild grade school Thursday, The decision to back the drive November- with-u " " - - . • I , o sses leawng a¢ was made at the boaru meeting at ll2.05 -m the Cheney Department store Men- Thre" '" - • t aturaay perlormances are day evening, wiih the president, [scheduled for the Orpheum theater, m ri wagoner, m charge • • • [Spokane, November 7, 14, and 21, Progress of the yearly projects of ]with the busses leaving Cheney at the club was discussed [7:45 a.m. for the articles. EWC Ready Mmbers of the Women's society Girl Scouts di Dario, bassoon, and Earl Chopin, will price and mark the articles Home of the Good Shepherd . French horn. Monday and Tuesday. The sale :II |mm Welcome National Probation and Parole The NAWQ's concert here was start Wednesday and continue u Association St. Anne's Children's Home arrangedmittee of by the convocations com-EWE, noOnfrom 9SaturdaY'a.m. untilD°°rs5 p.m.,Willexceptbe o,oo1,Oi doe llJ[  "a a S ' I St. Joseph's Children's Home It is open to the public without jSaturday, when the sale will close Salvation Army charge, at noon. Pep rallies, ben fires, a play and Social Hygiene Association Held"7" Today l e00eco00iog 00ueo. Travelers Aid Society ---- ...-../=, --..iR"i g ..... !and a footb&lt geme will provide United Defense Fund n the outstanding features in a busy I Visiting Nurses Association weekend as Eastern Washington! Volunteers of America ForC S Loome Pione00 I College of Education ceebrates it s Washington Children'sHome • • r r i63rd annual Homecoming Friday Y.M.C.A. Funeral services are being held Corlyn Hudson and Miss Shirley and Saturday. Y.W.C.A. this Friday at 2 p.m. for Charles ILoomer, of Cheney; a son, Sam[ Co-chairmen Jerry Ross and Joe And in the joint and concurreni S. Loomer, who passed away at his I Loomer, of Cheney; two grandchil- l Dickinson announced things will appeal home Tuesday morning after a ldren, Connie and Jerry Hudson; ! start with a roar Friday morning The American Red Cross lingering illness. Services will be two sisters, Minnie Kaber and at 11 as classes are dismissed for The American Cancer Society in the Jerue chapel, with the Rev. Bertha Gley, Sherborn, Minn. the day to attend the pep rally in The American Heart Associa- tion. Edward Wagner officiating. Mr. Leomer was born February Showalter auditorium and students Family Society portion of the woodwind for Classic editions• The t actively participates in fos- of contemporary music, ap- for the American Corn- Alliance, the International for Contemporary Music, of Coinposers, and devoted to the of the cause of the day composer. to concertizing exten- the United States, has appeared at many educational institu- the country, such as lind Harvard universities, of Congress, Univer- Minnesota, Kansas City, has incorporated programs into its con- activities, giving children to investigate the l sound and feel of each Unit strates I War Washington College's lnit gave an emphatic dem- of actual warfare when through their paces in drill Friday. artillery field, includ- holes and several hillsides, in the meadow located south of town on the lake highway. of ROTC boys ap- the enemy line of fire by a drainage ditch as cover. part of the squadron a hillside where a machine firing, while the others the hill to attack the en- the rear. drill ended with the unit a prisoner. QUINTET COMING THURSDAY New Art Wind quintet, which will present a concert in the -r auditorium at EWCE Thursday morning, November 5, at '. has traveled extensiv, ely in the United States and has appeared leading education institutions, such as Princeton, Harvard, and of Minnesota. The concert has been arranged by the con- committee of the College. It is open to the pdbllc without Musicians for the service will be the Rev. and Mrs. R. Marvin. Pall bearers will be James Grier, Her- man Howe, Ernest Hart, A. B. Cutting, Earl Champlain and P. F. Ebert. Burial will be in Fairmount cemetery, Spokane. Survivors are his wife, Minnie, at the home; two daughters, Mrs. Funeral Services Saturday, 1:30 p.m. For Mrs. Barnett Funeral services for Mrs. Sally Barnett, 84, will be held Saturday, October 31, at 1:30 p.m., from the chapel of the Jerue Funeral home. The Rev. Merry Moser will offici- ate. 17, 1884, in Worchester, Wis., and went to Minnesota at the age of 4 years with his parents, then to Washington and Cheney some 40 years ago, where he married Miss Minnie Miller December 20, 1923. He was a World War I veteran and a member of the Lutheran church• He served on the Cheney police force for four years before employment with the F. M. Martin Milling company and the National Biscuit corhpany, until his retire- ment four years ago. Bolet Pleases The Cheney Community Concert association presented Jorge Bolet, pianist, in its first concert of the series Tuesday evening in Show- Mrs. Barnett, who has made her alter hall of EWC. A capacity cud- home in Cheney for the last 8 ience gave enthusiastic applause to the splendid performance of the years is survived by five sons: I • • ' musician Eugene Barnett, :Newport; James .. " .......... ..... I l:olet, wno is t leer, z lnenes tall, and Sherman, Cheney; tutnerIoro, ........  , I Wltn a ilne stage presence, ptayeu Tacoma and Commodore ot pm-l i ........ ' , , . ]w cn masterzui tecnnique ann in- rata" three daughters, £¢trs Arizona 1 ......... ' . .... " ... teuectual interpretation of the pro- Mathson ot neney; Alice wax- stock and Adint Murphy of CaIN gram numbers from Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, Schumann and Mendelssohn. fornia; and a number of grandchil- In his exuberance and magnifi- dren and great grandchildren, cent performance he showed, too, a sensitivity and vitality, that left no doubt of his mastery of his in- strument. He was generous in encores, and introduced his "constant compan- ion and collaborator," his Baldwin grand piano, which he said, had traveled with him over 45,000 miles from Coast to Coast, and which "he couldn't get along without." help prepare for the festivities. Queen to Be Crowned Beard - growers' tension will mount as the winner of the APO- sponsored contest is selected at the convocation. He will receive a prize of $5 and honorable mention awards will also be given. Her Majesty, Homecoming Queen of Eastern, 1953, will be announced and crowned Friday evening in Showalter auditorium before the play, "Good Housekeeping," is pre- sented. After the play, a bonfire rally will be held at the parking lot, sponsored by the freshmen class. Saturday morning students will arise early to watch the Homecom- ing parade in downtown Cheney at 10. Besides campus entries, 400 high school band members will march. The Queen and her attendants will ride in convertibles, as will Sacaja- :wen Jerry Ross, Eastern's official hostess. Eastern-Central to Clash At 2 p.m. the Eastern-Central game will be played here. Colorful half-time ceremonies, featuring the presentation of the Homecoming Queen, are scheduled, including more stunts by the high school bands, according to Jerry Wicken- camp, chairman. Climaxing Homecoming, t h e "Territorial Tangle" dance will he held in the Martin hall gymnasium from 9 to 12. Ralph Dickinson and 'his orchestra will provide the I music, Future Teachers of America, j under the guidance of Lorainm ":lVushlitz, the decorations• Want Gifts for Vet Hospital The Legion Auxiliary is collect- towel sets, nick-nacks, scarfs, sta ing gifts for the Spokane Veterans' tionery or almost anything a per- hospital gift shop. For women they would like to have the following: Toilet articles ;and costume jewelry, nylon stock- ings, (size 9 & and 10) hand made pillow slips, manicure sets, bath • THE WEATHER . Max. Min. Prec. Oct. 22 ................ 58 34 Oct. 23 ................ 63 35 ........ Oct. 24 ................ 55- 26 ........ Oct. 25 ................ 56 29 ........ Oct. 26 ................ 62 33 ........ Oct. 27 ................ 67 35 ........ Oct. 28 ...... 38 son sending to the Gift Shop would like as a gift herself. For men: Ties, handkerchiefs, belts, cards, pen and pencil sets, pipes, tobacco pouches, knives and shaving sets. For girls: A few dolls, games, gloves, panties, scarfs, blouses, sweaters and toilet articles. No books. For boys: Games, some good reading books, belts, socks, t-shirts, scarfs, pen and pencil sets. Anyone wishing to contribute may contact Mrs. Carl Cruse. The gifts must be received by November 20. Gift wrappings are being ac- also. N B ildi g through 'the city elementary school ew u n Tuesday, November 10, and through For District the Junior and Senior high school Thursday, November 12. Parents are urged to come. Is Discussed A new school building for the Cub Scouts Cheney school district was dis- ight cussed at the meeting of the school Meet Ton Advisory board last Thursday night. The first Cub Scout pack meet- Charles Salt, superintendent, out- lined the things to he'considered in constructing a new building, stressing that we must take a good look at our old building, think in terms of those who are to use the building, and the community should feel that they are invited to par- ticipate in building plans. Topics under consideration by ing this fall Will be held Friday evening, October 30, at 7 o'clock at the college elementary school cafeteria. The October theme is "Indian Summer" and the cubs have been making Indian costumes, weapons, learning Indian games and legends and history. Under the direction of Mr. Tom Schultz, they have National Education week, Novem- ber 8 through November 14. In observance of this week Char- les Salt, city school superintendent is extending an invitation to any- one interested in the Cheney schools to visit some classes. He said that they would be pre- pared to greet and show visitors Safeway Store, Remodeled, .... To Have Grand Reopenmng With the store completely re- Schools Observe modeled and redecorated, the Ce- Education Week, ney Safeway is holding a grand reopening this weekend. Welcome Visitors Among the latest conveniene. and facilities added are new = "Good Schools Are Your Respon- frigerated produce stands to keep sibility," is the theme selected for vegetables at their peak and good* ness. In addition the latest tyPe eye- level fixtures have been installed, and open top. easily accessible i cream and frozen food cases have been added. Modern check stands make for faster service. "Other surprises we have plan- ned for our grand opening," said Howard Foes, Cheney Safeway manager, "are free groceries every hour all day Friday and Saturday. Then, too, a Westinghouse electr toaster will be given away Satur- day. "This is just another step in Safeway's remodeling and modern- ization program to provide the pub- lic with the most modern and up* to-date food centers in the North- west." OWL PHARMACY TO OFFER PRIZES TO YOUNGSTERS A number of outstanding prizes are being offered by the Owl Phar- macy in the 6-week boys' and girls' contest sponsored by this firm. Ted Stahlborn, owner, said that all children under 16 years of age are eligible and are invited to sign the.group are the need of a build- ing and the choice of a sight. A committee from the Advisory board, headed by Francis Schadegg, will meet with the school board to continue the discussion. The next regular meeting of the school Advisory board has been set: for December 10, due to the holiday conflicts. Townspeople are always welcome to attend. SOCIAL AND PLAYS SET FOR OCTOBER 31 A pie social and program con- sisting of two one-act plays and other special numbers will be given at Harmony October 31 by the 4-H and Merrymakers clubs. Prizes will be given to children i for the best Halloween Costume. Home made pies will be auctioned. Everyone is welcome. COURT OF HONOR MEETS Court of honor was held in the high school social room Tuesday, October 27. Many boys received awards. Boy Scout mothers' group served doughnuts and coffee. Stores Asked to Close For Football Game learned several Indian  dances. The Cub Scouts are sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Gamon is the institutional rep- resentative and also chairman of the Cub Scout committee. Fred Heinemann and Don MacQuarrie are the other two members of the committee. Mrs. Ernest Keller is Den moth- er of Den 1. Her assistant is Mrs. Alexander. Mrs. Fred Heinemann and Mrs. Millard Hale are co-den mothers oi den 2. Mrs. Bill Drummond is den moth- er of den 3; Mrs. Abe Poffenroth is her assistant. Mrs. Elmer Davis is den mother of Den 5; Mrs. B. Hallgrimson is her assistant. up as contestants this week. Customers may fill out a blank nominating a boy or girl to partici- pate in the contest. After all nomi- nees have been listed, votes, that will be issued with each drug store purchase, will be tabulated once a week and the standing of each contestant will be posted. SCHOOLS CLOSE ARMISTICE DAY This week marks the close of the first quarter of the Cheney public schools and report cards will be issued next Tuesday. Wednesday, November 11, schools will be closed in com- memoration of Armi=rtlce day. t |'ollowing Trucks to Fire Dangerous, Petrick Warns Following fire trucks to the Petrick continued that the fire scene of a fire is not only illegal truck leaves the station with the but dangerous and frequently ham- first three men on the scene and pets firemen in reaching their des-all other firemen must drive to E tination, Police Chief Harry Pet- the fire in their own cars. Conseo rick warns, quently the streets must be kept William Bernard of the Chamber Most individuals find the fire of Commerce retail trades commit, siren intriguing and immediately tee urged all Cheney merchants to l jump into their automobiles and close during the College Home. l follow the trucks. Petrick said that coming football game Saturday, lthe policy of going to the fire is October 31. i all right, but people should wait at Although not able to contact alll least 5 or 10 minutes after hearing business houses Bernard =ald that the siren. This would give firemen most had agreed to close from 2 !a chance to reach the fire before p.m. until after game me. ithe heavy trlffic of automobiles and bicycles begins. I clear for some 20 private cars that legally have the right of way• Parents are also warned to keep their cycling offsprings from fol- lowing the fire truck. They, too, must wait 5 or 10 minutes after hearing the siren. Petrick warned that if these regulations are not followed, arre  tickets will have to be issued t offenders, [ [proved health, welfare and recre- ational services during 1954. The United Crusade is designed to 1. Unite many campaigns into one--24--if counted separately. 2. Bring orderliness into the fund raising--eliminate confusion and competition• 3. Save time, energy and effort of volunteers. 4. Cut out waste and dupcation in campaign costs. 5. Get more dollars to the causes they are given for. 6. Reviv teamwork in the com- munity. The following services are in- cluded in the United Crusade cam- P:th Memorial Hospital Boy Scouts Boys' and Girls' Week Camp Fire Girls Catholic Charities Child Health Center Children' Theater to Give booths will be placed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the post. S office and the bank, and on Monday and Tuesday at the College. I'Perf°rmance/nl"'es € ,'ven'ng i' "The United Crusade campaign drive will make it possible for Cheney to eliminate the Youth Fund drive in 1954/' said Mrs, Francis Schadegg, general chairman of the Cheney drive. . [ The Children's Theater produc- The production staff includes:, • tion "Sleeping Beauty" was pre-Assistant director, Garry Carman;