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Pae 2 Cheney Free Press Friday, November 6, 1964 'ThP CHENEY FREE PRESS ESTABLISHED 1896 PUBLISHED AT 412 FIRST ST., CHENEY, WASH. Entered at the Post Office at Cheney, Washington, as Second Class Ma:ter under the Act of March 5, 1897. Issued every Friday morning at Cheney, Washington Spokane County Subscriptions ................................ $4.50 per year All Other Subscriptions ........................................ $5.00 per year G. T. FROST .................................. PUBLISHER J 00,CK IN NATIONAL EDITORIAL JACK PIERCE .................................... EDITOR [HE BOX State Republicans have a big reason for smiles this week, even in the face of national calamity for their Party. Fi:fth District Dem- ocrats, and others who helped, also have an added reason for post-eieetion gratification. Daniel J. Evans, of course, is the one bright spot on the fading Republican :political hor- izon. His stunning victory over At, bert D. Rose:l, Bni's quest for 12 years in Olympia was a matter of good sense. Evans will be the first to admit that Democrats and Independ- ent voters pushed ",hem over the top. Here is a man who apparently means busi- ness. During his vigorous 18-month cam- paign, which included a major address in dowrttx>wn Oheney, he mixed very little "po- .litical s-miles" in 'his somber messages to the people. At one time he remarked that, al- though smiling had never been one of his greatest attributes, he .didn't really think there was much to smile ,about Roseni's selfish desire for a third term. Apparently, his message made an impact. Washingto certainly can use fresh and vigorous new leadership in Olympia. Daniel J. Evans now has his chance, and the people of this state have renewed coffidence in their state government. The other upset (if Evans' win can be called an upset) is Thomas S. Foley's win over the long-time incumbent, Walt Horan. Foley's win was the result of ability, work and sincerity. His opponent, accustomed to returring to WaShington without much difficulty, met an energetic young man who apparently con- vinced Republicans and Democrats in this district with his intelligence, objectivity and sincerity. Foley will be remembered in Cheney from his downtown visit here a few weeks ago on a handshaking trip. At 35, Foley has a bright political future in store, and we feel sure he will represen all o4 the Fifth Dis- trict, instead of representing special inter- ests. No .one, to be sure, should feel too sorry for Mr. Horan. He has served with dignity and honor in his long stay in Washingto, but he apparently failed to realize that a public mandate, plus an outstanding yatmg opponent, indicated that it was time for a charge. Someday, perhaps, politicians will retire Ever since the U.S. State Dept. has been permitted to play an increasingly dominant role in setting U.S. tariffs, as- tute foreign businessmer chuckle up their sleeves at the crazy Americans, then proceed to enjoy a field day. * #$ * In c r easing :: imports of abrics made from the syn-i thetic yarns i have been damaging the @ interests of the huge do- mestic corn- il  plexes en-  gaged i n llll their manu- C.W. Harder facture, with the result that pressure was brought on the Congress to plug loopholes. The chief loophole closed was that of imposing tariffs on synthetic fabrics which contain some vegetable fiber. The foreign mills had been undercutting American producers by taking advantage" of a clause which put a lower duty on such fab- rics with Vegetable fibers. Of course, as always when a tariff increase is proposed to protect American business and labor, the State Dept. objected, but there was enough pressure to get the Congress to act But in the confusion engendered by the wheeling and dealing to get this legislation through, an oversight was made damaging American wool growers and textile mills. * * * In the new Tariff Act as passed last September, it is provided that the duty on wool and vegetable fiber fabric, in which the value of the vege- table fiber is higher than the value of the wool, the duty is only 10% ad valorem. Under National Federation of Independent Business the old law it was provided tha in fabrics containing over 17% wool, the duty was 60% ad val- orem on the wool content, plus 37c per pound of wool, with the 10% ad valorem duty on the fiber content. Italians do not succeed in business without trying. They developed a flannc: made of 75% wool and 25% ramie fiber. Ramie fiber, a vegetable product, is an expen- sive fiber, and for the wool con- tent they are using reprocessed wool. Inasmuch as the value of the fiber is more than the value of the reprocessed wool, under the new tariff act, it pays only a 10% duty. Although the fabric has 25% vegetable fiber content, experts say it is practically indistin- guishable from all-wool cloth. Since last March over a million yards have been imported. If the material were charged the duty that it would be as- sessed by U.S. Customs except !for this legal loophole, it could not compete with American made nil-wool cloth. Obviously, no businessmen advised the Congress on the ruinous provisions of the new Tariff Act, which is just anoth- er strong argument why State Dept. activities should be con- fined to attendance at tea par- ties, but when it comes to com- mercial and business activity, government should have busi- nessmen calling the shots. For in %he long run, if for- eigners, as in this case, find Americans are pretty stupid in business they are naturally led to conclude they must be stupid in all other matters. themselves, instead of wistfully seeking a amends urder tribal taw, and I ways in the layout of 5,564 feet the tribe closed his case. Sa.onlfor Elmer Porter and app,rox- return to political life long ,after their fruit- afterwards, federal officcrs timatelyp, 5,000 feet for Harvey ful years are gone. sought to try him for murder. I Raugust. We wish Gove.rnor-elect Eva,ns and Con- but the Supreme Curt said t Harold Toohey, Che,ney back- gressman-elect Foley well in the years ahead Men of their generation and caUbre are in-,n; Such cases did come under lhoe operator has been work- i triDai iaw and this one nao in on an o en draina ditch deed fine examples of the excellent store of been settled. I g P ge for arry Hampton, sout:h of Shortly afterward Cangrc,ss gave federal courts jurJdic- tJ,on over most criminal cases on Indian territories. In rec- ent years, Congress has ap- proved the principle ,of state political talent that blossom out of the rust of age and personal ambition. By Jack Pierce the Rev. John W. Gr@schupf oTficiating.___ courts taking over .jurisdiction of some cases, criminal and |0 Years Ago civil, arising .on Indian reser- 1954 vations. Dr. William Orlb. with a Indian tribal courts still try bid in the $1,600 class, pur- some crimida,1 cases, and with- in the tribes, tribal law still chaed the old city hall bttild- 40 Years Ago 30 Years Ago ing and site on College ave- h, Mds. For example they can nue. The site is the northwest! tax and licen,se traders on res- t924 1934 half of lots 9 and 10. The ervations. Funeral services for Ro,bert Last rites will be held at 1 sutheast ha.if had been pur- Recently, a tribal adogtion MaOartney, son of Mr. and Mrs. o'ctock today for Grace Ellen chased by C. P. Lund, owner ceremony was confirmed even R. H. McCartney, who died Briner, 56, who died Wednes- of the Cheney Telephone corn- though it took pl'ce off the Friday eve,,ing, were ,held day following a lingering ill- pany. A modern mescal build- reservation. In another case Monday from the family ,home ness. She is survived by her ing and phone office ar plan- the federal courts recognized with the Rev. H. M. Pain,er husband, Alva, and her moth- ned to go up on the property, a triba,l divorce by mere volun- officiating. Robert was a 'high ez, Mrs. Laura Tyler of Che- Funeral services we.re held tary separation. scltool junior and active in ney. Tuesday for Clara F. McCon- Boy Scouts the past three and one-half years, receiving he George Brown, well-known nell. Survivors include her Conservation Nws Eagle rank at Camp Cowles Cheney business man 'and Re- husband, C. W. McConnell, a during the summer. He was the publican nominee for state daughter, Ann.a Moran of first and only Cheney Boy represent..tive from this (5th) VChite River, S. D.; a.nd four ...# Scottt to receive this lmn.or. district, has lived here all his sons, J o,hn and Detmer o,f Ohe- Pallbearers were the fo*llow- life and is a member of the ney, Tim of Bremerton and ing Scouts: Robert Brewer and firm of Brown & Holter Motor Lou of White River. John MaComber of Spokane company of Cheney and Pull- Miss JoAnn Holladay was an!d Fred West, Glen West, man. elected Sacajawea by me,tubers of the senior class of E,astern Harold West and Richard Hun- Margie Pearsons and Harold Washington College of Educa- gate of Cheney. Stevens played the leads in the tion. S, he has the distinction JOrbn Henry Woes, one of college play, "There's Always oi being the first Cheney-born Juliet," presen, ted for hme- student to be awarded the tra- Cheney's earliest pioneers, vas called by deat:h at his farm coming. The two minor parts d.tionat honor. She will be the home near here Monday night, were done by Mildred Conley official hostess of college tie ca,me to the United States and Frank Stickney. Miss Ma events beginning with home- A. Snyder was the director, coming activities. from Germany 59 years ago and lived here 46 years. He is Errestine and Edith MeMil- CHENEY survived by his wife, Mary, tan ,entertained at a Hallow- five daughters and four sons. ten party for Esthernell Mc- J- /t th-- - '- Brown & Holter, proprietors CU, Phyllis Barharach, Sty of the Cheney garage, will give Randall, Lucille Bilesbach a free public dance aturday Phylis Haas, Kenneth McCa. mm=reo evevAng, Nov 1, in their new Jerry Randall, Biy Bryan, otk,,,,t S,ok,, garage building. Harold Hodge, Glen Con,ley Washington Bar Association $o[ Co,sa.,b;s.v;=. In a straw vote taken ,at the and Clarence Allen. Normal school Republican can- TRIBAL LAW American Indians are the By Clarence A. Kelley didate President Coolidge led 20 Years Ago on,ly 100 per cent rtative Amer- SC$ Technician with 196 votes, LaFollette had 117 and Davis 63 1944 leans. Indian matters CrOtlTle un- The district's board of direr- I Total proceeds from the Fed- der Federal law and the terms tors 'have accepted three new For Governor, candidate lered church women rS rum- of some 3,900 Indian treaties cooperative a,greements cover- tIartley, Republican, received ]mage saIe amounted to $393.90. vhi, ch are a'ls the l'aw of the ing 653 acres of land. Those 209 votes and Hill, 115; for lA food .a]e 'ponsor_, by See- land. agreements 'accepted were with congress Sam Hill, 166 and Fer- J tion A of the Womn s society Thus, log ago Rev. Smnuel Robert _M Srtoody, Paradise, guson, 164 /brouh $21.85 .and the "grb Worcester, preachtn,g to the ttarvey Raugust, Spangle, and hag" conducted by the Mission- Cherokees, refused to take out George Barber, Gheney. Farm A baby girl was born to Mr ary society brought $8.50. a license and to swear alleg- cnservation plans have been and Mrs. Aibert Calvert of lance to the State of Georgia. developed with Jerold Betz Amber Oct. 14. Oheney .had 969 registered When Georgia jailed ,him for covering 1,220 acres. voters when the books were not taking a loyaRy oath, the Conservation construction A baby girl, weighing 11 closed Savrday niglt. United States Supreme Co,art work is reaching its peak for pounds and eight ounces, Was born to Mr. and Mrs. William -Mr. and Mrs. Roy Iansen freed him. The Court would the year. Several ponds and . Gilman Oct. 17. and Pete and Helen have allow rm state to interfere in waterways a,re .in progress or United States Indian affairs, have recently been completed. A good battle is expected moved into the former Beall which our treaties governed. lwoed Landt, Four Mound this fternoon when the Che- home on Elm street. In 1834, Congress set up the Prairie, has completed two hey high school football team Mrs. Ray Calvert returne Bureau of Indian Affairs to, ponds for livestock water. Both mixes with Spangle for the Friday fom Seattle where she make and carry out rules made were pushed out with a dozer ch'mpionsh:Jp of the southern had been at the bedside of her under these treaties, and amounted to an average half of Spokane county. The mother, Who died Oct. 18. Regarded As Wards of 1,381 cubic yards each. Roy probable lineups are as fol- Until the Civil War, the Fed- Dalton also completed a dozer tows: Cheney---Easton, Huse, Mrs. Woodrow Wilson (Dor- eral government reded In- pond, moving some 2,200 yards ttathaway. Brown, Sargea,nt, ofhie Sargeant) was honored dians as wards artd dependent of dirt. Harry Reill, y, Spangle, Wilson, Reu.ter, Burke, Sankey, with a shower party ,held at n,ationsforeign nations, yet and Fred McKinley, Tyler, are Eriekson and Coe. Spangle-- the Owesranvh with Mrs. Fred under United States eontr01, planning to construct livestock P, yers, Reitmire, GrunewAd, McKinley, Mrs. Osborne Bels- In 1871, ,however, Congress water ponds later this fall. Hoxsey, Jenkins, Yale, Well, by and Miss Ruth Sargeant s declared tha,t Indian nations Motor Patrol Used BURRS, Emhoff, Heimbigrter hostesses, were no longei- independent. James Cough, Plaza, has and Johnson. Junior Byers, son of Mr. Indians shl] ran their own af- been assisted in the layout of Frown an ad---COOLIDGE OR and Mrs. William Byers, and fairs for the most pa, as il- 7,310 feet o,f sod waterway. CHAOS, The Choice is Yours Miss Margaret Louise Lam- hlstrated in a cause titled In Re This job is being done ,by con- on November 4. Election of bert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Crow Dog. [tractor Harold Shindler, Rosa- Coolidge Means Prosperity. Orin Lambert of Plaza were In 1883, Crow Dog killed an-Ilia. Shindler is using a dozer Nobody Knows What Cool- married Oct. 24 in the Lu,ther- other Sioux for sealing a|and motor patrol. Assistance idge's Defeat May Mean. an church in Spokane with friend's wife. Crow Dog made lwas also provided on sod water- Cheney. Approximately 5,000 leer of ditch was planned and nearly 2,000 feet ave been completed to date. Elmer Porter, R, ollie Porter and Walter Hollin,g are pla,n- ning to begin construction soon on a combined total of 3,760 feet of channel alignment near[ Buckeye. [ During October ttenry. Reim- I ors and Eugene Ball each corn-] pleted five acres of woodlanl I pruning and thinning. ] I LAND BANK LOANS in (your) county A Land Bank Loan gives you fimincing with low in- terest rates.., long terms . . and you may pre-pay at any time, any amount without penalty. Come in soon for the facts on Land Bank Loans. FEDERAL LAND BANK ASSOCIATION OF SPOKANE O C. R. Stifling 4304 E. Mission THE I00HRISTIflrl SI00I[I]I00[. mOlllTOR Accurate Complete News Coverage 1 Year $24 6 Months $12 3 Months $6 Clip this odvertisement ond etum it with your check or money order to: The Chrlstien Science Monitor One Norwoy Street Boston, Moss 021 IS PB-16 SEE HOW NOV. 8-14 THEY LEARN A PROCLAMAT!ON WHEREAS, Our nation's future is de.peden.t on its ability to grow and advance eeonomica.]ly and spirit- ually in harmony with .all its citizens; ,and WHEREAS, Our progress in promoUng world and domestic peace and in assuring advances in the fron- tiers of medicine, science, the arts, industry, and the social sciences depends in, large part on the fullest educational opporturffties for all; and WHEREAS, Our American educational sys,tem, offer- ing free, universal education for all citizens, has be- come a source of great sren,gth to American demO- cratic p,rinciples; and WHEREAS, It has been demonstrated that education pays dividends in better human relations, .in improved ea,rnig power, in persorta,1 fuifillment, in good citizen- ship, in national economic growth, in better com- munities, and in iternational relations; and WHEREAS, Our educational system is confronted with grave problems requ'ing deep public understanding and public action, NOW, THEREFORE, I, NOLAN BROWN, Mayor of the CLty of Oheney, d,o ,hereby designate November 8-14, 1964, to be American Education Week and urge all citizens to work toward the resolution of the prob- lems besetting these public svhools and to re dedi- rate themselves t,o the provision of quality educational opportunities for all citizens. 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