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Polls Open Tuesday 8 a. m. To 8 p. m. &apos;T/z.e___ 69. Number 21 THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE Cheney, Washington. Friday, October 30, 1964 COUNTY Single Copy 10 Cents r Charge Fine r Youths Tw Eastern Wa'shington Caliege freshmen re- $100 fines in Justice here Monday after plead- guilty to being in possess- of beer as minors.,,, edge Jack C:ral)b handed fines to Nell H. Repp, St. John, and Michael E. ]8, LaCrosse. Crabb $75 on each fine on condition the violation is while the pair students. who was driving his vchen stopped by Trooper received an addi- $16 fine for crossing the center line. Meyers testified he the pair Friday eve- at 9:15 after stopping car near Four Lakes, it was headed Nor. He a partly-consumed case of two six packs o beer in. the rear of the auto- luestioning, he con tin- pair told him they Voting Hours Set Voting will be from 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. Tuesday at City Hall for the four Cheney pre- cincts and the Rudolf pre- cinct. Taverns and cocktail bars will be closed and the sale of liquor prohibited during polling hours, as pre- scribed by law. DEATH CALLS MARY NEWTON Memorial services for Mrs. M.ary McGregor Ne,won, 71, a Cbeney resident the last 35 ]years, were held Sunday at the United Church of Christ. M  ' rs. Newton died Friday at the Cheney Nursing Home ] after a lingering illness. } Mrs. Newton was: director of l Senior Hail at astern Wash-/ ingto State College for 221 years. She retired in 1962 after having served under five EWSC presidents and eight deans of women. She was a house mother to both men and women stud ents at the college. She was a member of the l;nited the beer at the Pas- Cimreh o,f Chris;t; past Tavern in Cheney. Troop- [worthy matron of Martha returned the youths I Chapter, Order of Iastern Star; and the tavern, but[past presiden,t of Tilicmn :him the person who/Women s Club arid a PEO me,m- them the beer was not [ber. premises. [ Mrs. Newton was born" in 1Janesville, Wis., April 10, 1893. **],qm[ rtier late husband, a former JUIaI[iIUU Cheney druggist, died in 1939. "-- / Survivors in,elude her two ,PJ'B| [daughters, Mrs. Del Walker, k''iJi [Glendora, Cailif., and Mrs. C. ' -m ,n Jack Hornback, Huntigon tOlllrlDUilOnS Station, N. Y.; three sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Clli, e0n, Janes- F. J. Schadegg will as. United Crusade eontribu- from Cheney residents home at 202 Fifth street. there was no sponsor- rills; Mrs. William Griswold, Milwaukee, Wis., and Mrs. Har- vey ,Smith, Moscow, Idaxho, and five grandchildren. The family suggests memor- anization for the rest-ial contribuons to the Amer- ,eauvassing, Mrs. 8clhad-l icon (hneer Society or to Miss . ' agreed with represen- Cecil Dryden for a memorial from the United Cru- planting on the EWSC campus. e headqu,arters in Spolvane The cancer donations may be cept contributions from made in care of Dr. and Mrs. L " persons who 'are not con- O. E. Johnson of C.heney. il by other sources. 2er sources include the Y business district, with cusm, z, , - [7 Deininger, assistant ]WL Ul$lflt|t ; ger o,f the Ceney branch[  ,w ] |tUe First National tank, I E'Rs... U..-- Ill Lttrge; Eastern Washington I.glill;lll; nu[u C00ll00ge, with Graham l  in charge, and Che-[ The annual motina r, fl, heel Dzstrmt No 60, S tre t ..... . [p'okane-Lmeoln Area Assocra- ....  l'u oy uoweu t'oore, as's-/tion f Soil and Water Conser- i uperirtendent. ration Dislricts was held in :N },. Cheney Oct 21. Membership in Tz2' Dam,rialto, the association consists of l. "qNs.Hq Ill|lnilM1i eight conservation districts; ::(:i; }e.use seveaal new cortes- four in Spokare county and  :::x:" - are n, ew writing news !four in Lincoln cnty. ; L_their community for the Art Hah'ersan, Espanola, as- Ig  .... o ,;,,n..  sociation pre:sidert, said the lrri;'b' iss.'ue= " Ai rooming 'agenda featured we- must be'in the gress reports from each of the ss by Tuesday, or it disicts. AI'I of the eit dis- ed.i'd and proces- triers had representation dur- of mechanical irg the all day business meet- deane lng. le raakes it imgessible The main topic of discussion centered around resolutions news from cortes- aimed to, yard the Washington in 't proper ma/nner Your coopeva- State SWCD convention in Spo- getting your news in kan, e Nov. 12, 13 and 14. One particular resolution highly favored by the group was di- rected at enoouraging Wash- ingon State University to take leadership in develogment of a "Weed Id,en, tLfi, caticm" book for the ate. The association pointed out the strorg need by agriculture advisors, farmers, and ,other interested individ- u,als to have such a book. It al- so stated many other states 'have already released similar pablJcations. Ralph Williams, Davenport, a,s elected president to suc- ceed Halverson. Other officers elected were Jerold Betz, Che- ney, vice president, and Mar- i sin Moos, Sprague, secretary- treasurer. The area speech contest was the highlight of the afternoon session. Wirming first place was Ed Gray, a Reardan High School student. Steve Poquette, es Ditt. Mead, placed second and Rod COMING SATURDAY NIGHT--This scene will be repeated hundreds of times Saturday night on Hallown as'Chancy youngstrsr go "trick or treating." Getting in a few early calls this week for the benefit of Free Press Photographer Warren VCesterman were Don. School Diredors Tour High School Cheney School District direc- tors Roy Miller and Victor Itill reported on their o,bser- rations during recent visits to University and Wast Valley tIigh Scheols at last week's School Board meeting. It was generally agreed that the new Cheney ,Ngh school s h.o.ld take into account the problem of mainteaan,ce over :a long period of time. The hoard discussed its desire to pay clese at,tentioin to speci- fications on equipment to be installed in the building to in- sure that it will represent the best buy for the dis,trier. Robert Woerner, landscape architect for the school, met with school officials Wednes. d, ay to discuss tin'a[ plans for site develop.merit. The directors agreed that a need exists to work closely with the architect to insure the finished high school re- fleets the type of building, con- structon quality ,and equip- ment that the Cheney School District wants and oan afford. American Education Week Set Nov. 8-14 Chermy High School will join with the rest of the nation in celebrating American Educa- tion Week Nov. 8-14. This year's theme is: "Education Pays Dividends." Friends of ,the :high school will receive a cordial welcome if they care to visit school dur- int :is week. Sponsors ,of American Edu- eat[on Week are the National Education Association, The American Legian, the U. S. Of- flee of Education, and he No- tie'no[ Congress ,of Parents and: Teachers. Rides Available Ross, children of:the Rev. R Their father]s pastor CommunitwChurch. The sur: prised "victim" is Mrs. Otte Roth, 723-Sth St. SENIOR SENATOR Halloween Parade SPEAKS TODAY /$alurflay Afternoon United States Senator Warren tG. Magunson will l$larls At 590 speak Eastern Washing. ton State College this morn. ing at 9:30 in a Koffee Kor. ner meeting in the Student Union. The senior Democratic senater from Washington State is sponsored by the EWSC chapter of the Nation. al Student Association and the college Young Demo- crats Club. Huge Display Planned 00ev., ,and three grandchildren. , _ . Memorial may be made to line nrme Crippled ChiMren's WILL Haspatal at Spokane HOUSE PETRIFIED TREE I " " Remember tha huge petri- Schadegg said the construe- m ,.. fled tree tmearthed near Che- tion firm immediately n'ot[fiedl|tllltl| AIII the proper authorities and lVM MlUill It r Chambers A183 ! Funeral services for Grover C. Chambers, 83, a life long resident o.f eheney, were held Tuesday at MemorLal Chapel of Jerue Funeral Home. Burial was at Spokane Mem- orial Gardens, with graveside services conducted by Temple Lodge, F and AM participating. Mr. Chambers, a long t[me water commissionel-, died Sat- urday at h.]s borne.' Mr. Chambers was born Sept. 15, 1881, the son af the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseh Chamber% who came to Ch-eney by cov- ered wagon from e midwest in 1877. He was e last sur- vivor of 12 children. He was past magter of Tem- ple Lodge, F ,and AM; past worthy patron of Martha Chapter, Order of Eastern Star; a member of IOOF lodge, El Katif Shrine Temple and Scotti Rite Bodies of S;po. kane, and the Spokane County Pioneer Society. He was a Cheney water eonmissoner for 30 years. Survivors include his widow, May, 'at the home; two sons, Walden C;haxrbers, Spokane, and Robert C:haxrnbers, RenD, ney last spring? The five ton monster is now resting in the Eastern Wash- ington State College ware- i h'use, but before long it wii1 be .on permanent disphy on the camp,us. W. L. Wilkerson, professor of geology, and Franci,s Sehad- egg, head of the geography department, have bee,n, busy since the prize was,red making plan:s for the ancie,nt oak. Scale Model Completed Sometime next spring it will be placed on display in a giant ease in front of the Science Building, where it wilt remain as a permanent part of the empus. Schade,gg and Wilkerso,n, re- cently received a scale model of the case and petri, fied tree as it will look when the pro- Sect is completed. The tree itsel was one of four such relics unearthed af- ter a slumber of 21 million years by Murphy Brothers Con- struetion Co., near Lata'h Creek on the Inland Bmpire Highway. guarded the prize co,uld be hauled away. The other three trees destroy. ed in the exeavati,on, pro,ces,s. The big tree, which meas- ures two feet by fo,ur feet by nine feet in girth, width and length, was awarded to EWSC while Whitworth and Washing- ton State University received smaller petrified pieces. It weighs 11.850 punds. Display Will Be Unique When the 12 foot ease i is mounted with the magnifi-I cent old oak, it will give the: EWSC campus a display unique among college ad uni- versities in, the United States, if not the only such display in existence. Wilkerson ,an,d Sctmdegg said the tree will be on display no later than June. Meanwhile, the mammouth tree continues its somewhat interrupted slumber in the I IWSC warehouse, bore it 'come alive again as a Show case ,among Ame,riean colleges ater waiting for 21 million 'ears. Spooks, goblins and horble monsters will invade Cheney tom.orrow night on Halloween night in the second annual I/alloween party, for area youngsters. Fial plans for the event were made Tuesday night at a eo,mmittee meeting of the I sponsoring Oh:amber of Corn- ] nmree, headed by President / Norval Holmes. ] The parade will start at 5:30 I p. m. in front of City Hall and proeeed down 2nd St., to Col- lege Ave., and turn onto 1st St., for a block and then re- turn to the Pix Theatre. All children, 12 yeas of age and under may enter the con- test fer best costumes. Nine firmlists will be selected in each age: group and hree grand prize win,hers will be se- lected. A total o4 27 prizes wiil be awarded. Several Cheney merchants will donate the priz- es. Jim Goulet and John Reed of the Eastern WashingS.on State College radio station will ct as masters of ceremonies. Live entertainment at the Pix also is planned. A 14-piece pep band from Cheney High School wiiI lead the pacade and a portable stage will be erected along side the PIX. The local Boy Scouts will pass <rot ice cream to the chil- dren. In ease .of bad wea.ther the children wiI1 skip the parade and meet at the PIX. Admission   ahow is free. Regulr:itm  after the final judgilg. Jerry Lew,is will star in "D,on.'t Give Up The Ship," in the do,uble feature. Also show- ing wi}l be "The Man With The X-Ray Eyes.' A special midnight Hllow- een show will start at 11:30 !and let out at 1:10 a. m. It is :"Comedy of Terrs," starring Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre and d: i Vincent Price. until it Dancing Ordinance/FHA Annual Sale C00ene,'s o00d,o./Now Underway once .allwing dancing in tar- / _ _ .-- erns and cocktail bars was |  'L il,,d,,, amended Tuesday night to el-[ IVI UU DUUfi} low live music and community The C'heney FttA chapter is singing in addition to dancing, conducting its annual sale of The amended ordinance, passed last year by the CRy Courcil, provided for dancing only. Separate lcenses are is- sued for each City Clerk Roy Foss said. License fees for dancing, live music ad community singing are $100 yearly. Liue music and commu,nty Nrging, with no dancing, are $75. 'Back To School' To Be Held By High School PTA "Back to Sehoot" night will be held by the ligh s6hoal PTA Wednesday at 8 p. m. in the various class rooms. All parents are urged to attend. The meeting will open with a short program in the audi- torium that will include musi- cal selections by high school students under the direction of Harold W. Harvey and a report by Dr. William Riggs on current happenings and progress on the new high seh,oal. Mrs. Dean Swegle, presider& said the organization's goal, to secure a rooer bus Nr stu- dents to attend out of town games, has been realized and the first trip will be made this Friday evening to Medical Lake. Transportation costs are emputed by mileage ad the trip to Medical Lake will cost the tamous cookbook, Favor- ite Recipes of Home Economics Teachers. The 1964 edition features salads mqd appetizers. These cookbooks are sold oly for fund raise.rig. The 1962 edi- tion fee.lures meats and the 1963 edition features desserts. These books may also be o1 tained from e chaer. The 1965 edition, featurLng cser- oles, will be avaihble in Jan- uary. Homemakers will find in this book the most complete collection of salad recipes ever printed. It centains more than 122,000 recipes submitted by 'home ecnomics te'bers from every section, f the Umted State:s. The recipes are very practical and are suiVable for eveTday meals .as well as cre- ative and gourmet attractions. The "salads" edition con- tains separate sections featur- ing vegetable and fru salads. It contains one of the most complete sections on molded sads ever printed. Many sal- ads which use low-calorie in- greerts are also in, eluded. To make the roles of he hos- tess easier, a special feature is the seeticn .on party and des- sert sahds. An exotic touch is added with foreign salad Nv- orites. A boon to the hurried homemaker is the secUon on frozen salads. /ppetizers and salad dress- irrgs are emphasized in this complete collection as well as hints for successful sahd mak- 1964 graduate of Che- Reirbotd, Davenport, took Workers at Democratic students 30 cents Chaperones ......... Ih School, is shown third. Each f the winners re- IIead-uarters ,,-,.,,,, r, will , ,,,; .. ' re, g, .cnars ana pnovogratms i',.recent picture taken at ceived plaques presented by "et ut the 'vote;Pon'e};s-*u, .......... *' ..... y the PTA. }vmen make the "Salacls" edi. a,:" Naval Academy, Anna-,the assocmtion." " : " .............. ' ,. ..... " .'"" ........ tmn" worth the $2.95 rice. I ILId., where he is a plele Gray and Poquette will corn- g;gvi(e")a;y-itn; 'vce's  SCALE MODEL VIEWED--This small scale model shows how . ...... Favorite He i Le freshman el'ass. His pete in the Eastern Washing,s- and. fr -=e -o-,,ox,,,,,m + ....... +:';^- u+ u,u*'  the planned petrified, tree show case. . will look when. it is com. .attle I"urchased Ec..onomies Teachers make ex- i s, Ray. and Mrs. Charles [ ton State semi-finals in C)henev nolis all day Tuesd-v  ...... pleted next spring. The tree, 21 mdhon years old, wdl be housed  , ........ ceUent gifts for weddings, i ma., visited_him in Sep. IThursday. At hat time one needing asiLarmem "ettZn ' in a 12 foot case for permanent display on the EWSC cam-us I lrz j. Hamp.o, uneney ]sn?wers, and graduation For ..... , r recenu urcnea " " imo . ' -ne are former rest winner will , y p s tire rgzs rmatmn abou obta, unn "- Y "" I " " be ehosen to corn- to 1;he po]s is urged to call the] Checking the scale model, recently received, are F J Schadegg, I ....... _ __ "I ..... " .... ;" " g it':f ,Cheney who are on [ pete in the state contest the Clarence D. Martin Club Head-] chairman of the geography department, and W I- "Wilkerson, i efecl/_gt S ann anoer-] mlS opr., cnac[ me nome l i ", ne trip. I touewmg week m Spokane. quarters at 235-4644. I professor of geo,ogy. I 'ck"r2igmUo,.a.narry I.g,oot.eacner at Cneney