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7h.e______ 63, Number 23' THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING Cheney, Washington, SOUTHWEST SPOKANE Friday, November 13, 1964 COUNTY Single Copy 10 CentJ "ng Author Due Thursday At EWSC Convocation Address L. Shirer, inte.rna- foreign corres- :and author of the long l bestseller. "The R:ise of the Third Re.ich," at a convoca,tion at Washington State Col- mending. on "Rttssia and Ger- to the Future," will Auditorium at is free. who h'as lectured ex- thrcmgho,ut the Unit- for many years, will address the press- now before the people from both and internatien,al vie:w. Page Reports as a keen and higlfly able re- the state of the na- the world, Shirer's have come to be virtual fron,t-page the day's d'evelop- are enriched variety of perso.rat Native Monday charming young a native of Ko- the second l>resen- Eastern Washing- College Concert Set- evening at Showal- on the EWSC Cheney. recia.l will .start m. A limited tram- admission tick- ,available at the child, she came States and begaLn trainings at the of Southern CalSf- she received a and master af music cum laurie. trainf'ng with Lotto Carl Ebert was by her unpreedent- in recital and ]urope, Alaska, Can- America, the Far as the United Notable Success the auspices of the States Department, appeared in Europe seldom enjoyed so young. Her re- :hi forth such ac- she remained ha enchant audiences as Su.samaa in n, "Cosi," Fhte," So- ," Vie- Iris in Mimi in "Boheme,' ," aaad of Bu,tterf'ly. of Mad- was documertted the makers of Ros- and a bronze Miss Kim in the ha the Wuerz- activities were further when she the Redger's and mus,ical court- Drum Song." :ances have o in- radio, and films. Depadmenl Comedy oT. S. comedy on living, "The will begin 19) evening at ahington State Col, K. Stevens, EW- chair- of the Vro- performances will Friday and starting at :ion will be "in nd will be the first the new Louise social room. experiences as an American foreign c,rrespondent, radio commentator and author. These have enabled him to present an unusaal insight into the problems that need to be brought to public attention. To the millions of Ameri- cans who have listened to his bradcas,s and who have read h:is best-selling Berlin Diaries, Shirer is regarded as a gen- ius .of journalism, a reporter, who :has the faculty of being on the scene When anything impeant and newsworthy oc- curs and one who can impart to his audiences the feeh'ng ihat they too are participants. Experienced Journalist After wide experien, ce as a journalist both in tiffs country and in Europe, he bec,ame a radio broadcaster in 195'7. He covered the Aas,chluss in Vien- na, the arious cris'es which led to World War II. He was in Berlin the day Hitler wen,t to war and remained in Germany until the end of 1940. WILLIAM SHIRER More Pioneers In Cheney Area Named For Survey Last week's Free Press listed a number of pioneers (those who had lived in Washin,gton Territory before it was dmit- ted to statclhood Nov. 11, 1889). ' Since gnat editio,n more pio- neers have called 9 be in,elud- ed in the listing. They ',-re Pan1 Howe, born in S,p,o.kane Sept. 2, 1889; LeRoy Refl, born at Sprague, June 26, 1888; W. P. Parker, born April 21, 1886, at Pine City, and his brat, her, A. V. Parker, 117 E. Gordon, Spo- kane, born OcL SO, ]881. Other pioneers are Los: West, born July 9, 1878, Who, came to Wa'shin'gto,n Territory from Oregon; Mrs. Los West (Vio,la Johnsen), da, ugler of Mr. and Mrs. Jahn A. John.so,n, who came with her parents from Minnesota to Davenport in 1888 where ber father estab- lished the fi,rst flour mill and saw mill. Louis Franz, born in Young- stoavr, Ohio, Jan. 29, 1881, came to the Amber area with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lor- enz Frame, in 1886. Mrs. Louis Franz (Ida Holm), born in March, 1837. has lived in Wash- ingtor, since she was two, years old. tier p,arents settled in Ta- coma. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rosenz- weig, who have lived in this area the greater part of their lives, did n,ot make the pioneer dividi:nig line ,as they came here in 1897. Mr. Rosenzweig was born Nov 1, 1874, and Mrs. Rosenzweig May 31, 1884, both in Germany. Bids Received In 1941, Shh-er's famous F u-. ,u, -- '!Berlin Diary" came out arrd lr t'tt |[][ ..........  was .an immeda,te best-seller I ............. ,and a Boek-of-the-Manth Club ..... , .... semetmn' ^^", IJ lwo mcts tar a new tare vrucK which can pump 1,250 gallons He returned to England in per minute were opened at :City Council meeting Tuesday n:iglt. The bids were received from American LaFrance, Spokane office, and We;stern State, Portland. The bid will be awarded when the cmncil meets Nov. 24. In other business the coun- cil voted that no parking be allowed on 3rd St., opposite Ithe high school, during school hours. Local Improvement District !(LID) projects No. 8, 10 and 11, which hve been under ,eonruction for several weeks, 'were accepted as being com- pleted. The council also granted a request for a representative from Eastern Washingtonj State College for use of the City Ha auditorium next Fri- day ar a dance, as part of "Eastern Days" in Cheney next i week Work at the callege substa- tion, which has been underway by Kehne Crabtree, was also accepted 'as being completed. ,Death Calls Bill Filmer 1943, to France tr, 1944, to Ger- many in 1945, and in the spring of that year covered the birth of the United Nations at San Francisco. He went back to Berlin in 1948 to cover the airlift and two years later made a prolonged survey of Europe which resulted in .his book, "Midcentury Journey," a Literary Guild selection. Sold Million Copies The fall rO'f 1960 saw the pub- lication ef Shirer's monumen- tal work, "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich." It too was a Book-ofthe-M,onth C]ub se- lecton, won the National Book Award, and reached a phe:nom- inal sale of more than a mil- lion copies within a year. Shirer spent five and a ,hag years sifting threaxgh the mountains of secret German documents captured by the Al- lies. From this massire testi- many and out of ,his own an- thespot reporting of Germany and Europe over nee, fly rout decades, he has written wha,t m'ay well be the definitive his- tory of one of the greatest and most frightening Chapters of the history of mankind. Wilton (Bill) G. Fitzner, 20, of Four Lakes,died of cancer Nov. 5 in a Spokmne 'hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 7, in Spokane with the Roy. Hollis S. Rice officiating. Burial was in the [ Marshall cemetery. "Bill," an outdoors man who enjoyed fishing, hunting, and I skiing,,n, vas born May 26, 1944 land spent his first 15 years at Four Lakes where he attended grade schol. He then moved to Phimmer, Idaho, .where he atterded high school and con- tinued to make his hame until last June when ,he returned to Four Lakes He is survived by his step- father and his mother, Mr. ar.d Mrs. Lawrence Griffin of Plum- me.r; two sisters, Juamta Nel- son of Cheney and Marlene Standerfer of Four Lakes; one hrother, Delmar Fitzner of !Cheney; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank $ohnsn f Four Lakes and several aunts, uncles, neices and hot,hews. His father was the 1,ate Har- old B. Fitzner, a construction worker, who died 10 years ago in Four Lakes. Charges Net $38 In Fines Dan G. Winter, 20, 8-3rd St., was fined a total of $38 on tiree separate charges in Po- lice Court last week. Winter was charged with havin,g no operator's llicense on his person, being a minor in possession of liquor, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident without leaving informatior. He was arrested Oct. 22 by Cheney Police Officer Ray- mond L. Kelleher t C and 5th St., booked at City 3all and subsequently released on $166 bond. Winter, driving a 1951 car, was charged with d'am_ging a car .owned Jy Dormld E. Smith, 413 4th St. He was found guilty of hav- ing no license; not guilty of possessing liquor, had the reckless drivirg charge re- duced to negligent, and: was guilty of leaving the scene. On the last count, leaving the accident scene, he was fined $100, which was suspend- ed by Judge Jack C'bb on condition restitution is made to Smith's damaged vehicle. AWARD RECEIVEDary Geschke of Cheney receives a cer- tificate from Presiden C. Clement French naming him dis- tinguished military student at Washington State University. Geschke won the Ar ROTC honor, which entitles him to a regular U. S. Army comission, for scholarship and leadership. A senior police sciende major, he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Geschke of 11)5 6th Street, Cheney. (WSU Photo). ')i ]SWSC Convent00n Attracts Several From This Area Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Halver- son, Espanola, Mr. and Mrs. Jerold Betz, Mr. and Mrs. Her- man Wilims and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Kelley, C,hey are attending the annual !ci).ven- tion of the W,a,shington:Asso- ei, ation of Soil and Wa Con- sevvation Districts in okane this week 'ed t the Davertport H.tel by the Spokane-Lincoln County SWCD, is scheduled through tomorrow. Local members of the con- vention committees "include :Willms, program chairman, talverson, fun nig,ht Chairman, and Mrs. Halverson and Mrs. Willms, who have organized activities and ours for the lad- !los auxiliary. Keltey, has been assisting in the convention activities. Rev. Clair Grube. Chreney, l:wesea- ed the invocation at the key- ,note luncheo Thursday. Che- ney Boy Scout Trotp No. 56 made the flag presentation at the opening session yesterday aftern, aon. Rev. George Nich- ols, Chancy, is sehed, uled for the invocation, at the awa.ds luncheon Saturday. Several pictures of the local district's conservation activities were on display at the convention. Bert Cole, Olympia, state la,nd commissioner, provided t.be keynote speech at Thurs- day's luncheon and se the con- vention theme"Land, Water arid People," moderated by Ilobert S. McClellan, Denver, Colo., who is westew program advisor for the Natiorml Asso- ciaffon of So0 and Water Con- servation Districts:. Panelists included Orlo Kuter, Spo- kane, state eonservationt or the Soil Conservatio Service; Dr. J. S. Robins, chief of the northwest branch of bhe Agri- cultural Research Service; Stanton Ganders, Spok, ane, state executive director for the Agricultural Stabflimtio and Conservation .Service; and C. A. Svinth, Pullman, state ex- ten,sion director. WASWCD President Robert Whitmore of Ptllm,a.n is pre- siding at the general business se-ions and Mrs. Halverson, auxiliary president, at e ses- sions of that group. Awards will be presented Saturday for the WASWCD speeh contest, oodyea Tire atd Rubber Co. distrct pro- gram contest and Conservation armer program sponsored by the Washington State Jayeees. Other members of the local conservat!.on district phn,nag to ,attend the meeting are James Painter, Ed M.u.ghan, Cheney, Gerald McCouvy, Spo- kane ,and Loren Van Lehe, Medical Lake. Overseas Christmas Mail Asked Overseas Christmas parcels sent by surface transportation should be sent now, Acting Postmaster Bob Shea said o- day. For airmail parcels the per- i,ad is Dec. 1 to Dec. 10. Greet- ing cards for armed fors overseaS, Shemkl be  with- in the &, 'parcet ifmly reasorrable expeetatim of de- livery prior to Christmas. All articles going overseas should be placed in boxes of wood, metal, ,solid fiberboard or strong dou'blefaced corru- gated fiberboard. Fiberboard boxes should be seeurelsr wrapped in heavy paper which materially strengthens the package. Each box should be well tied with strong cord. Un- less completely packed and tightly filled, boxes ae likely to be crushed Suffieien, t cush- tuning material Should be used to prevent ratthng or loosen- ing of articles within the pack- age. A slip showing ,a list of contents and addresses should also be emlosed in the parcel. Prompt Mail'ing Uruged "We urge you to mail gift parcels for distant States be- fore or during the week of Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, to insure delivery before Christmas. Gift parcels for local and nearby areas should, be mailed not 1,ater than Dec. 14. The outside ad- dre' , lbel should be place on only ,one side of each pa,rcel," Shea said. Greeting cards fer distant states should be mailed not later than Dec. 10, arid those for local delivery not lter th,an Dee. 15. Postal pa.frns are reminded that there will be no delivery of Christmas carzls .and letters, other than special delivery, on Christmas Day. Surface mail to Alaska and Hawaii should be mailed not la4er than Nov. 30, Shea added. "We also encourage the use of first-el'ass post, age on your Christmas cards. The five- cent postage provides frost- class 'marl privileges, w'ch means that they may be for- warded or returned i2 unde. livevable and will receive e rmrmal first-el'ass priority in' ha,ndli, ng and delivery. In ad- dition to th tse o first-class postage, patrors can hep pes- tel employees speed their mail to its desthaation by u,shag ZIP Code as .part of the address and in heir return address. C,he- ney's ZIP Code is 99004. The post office needs and al)preei- ,ares your cooperation," Shea concluded. eWEATHER max. min. pre. e MARKETS Nov. 5 ............ 48 27 .00 Nov. 6 ................. 41 27 .01 Soft White, busl ........ $ 1.31 I Nov. 7 ................ 38 5'4 .04 White Club. btmhel ........ $ 1.35 [Nov. 8 ................ 40 36 .00 Barley (no market) ]Nov. 9 ............... 44 39 .07 Wednesday quotation, FOB I Nov. 10 ............ 44 32 .16 Oheney. 'Nov. 11 ............. 40 30 1.50 High School Attendance For October Well Above Normal, Directors Say Attendance at the high school was 97.22 per cent dur- ing October, it was reported at I, ast week's School Board meeting. Total enrollment in the dis- triet increased from 2,259 to 2,227, which is considered very good. The high scol enroll merit average is: considered far above oral, compared to other high schools. The new high school was again discussed, with a recom- mendation that oil l:eat be used for overall satisfaction and economy. The administration, the .high Meeting Called To Change 2 4 D Area Boundaries Floyd Simpson, chairman of the West Cheney Weed com- mittee, plans to attend a meet- ing of weed committee officers of western Spokane County at the Four bakes Grange hall Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 2 p. m. The meeting is called to dis- cuss changes of boundaries on 2-4D reg,,Jlation areas. At present there are two .areas in Southwest Spokane county where "high vo'litile 2-4D may be used and the ob- jective of the meeting is to form more realistic boundaries for these areas. This is a prelimirmry discus- sion meeting prior to an of. ficial Department of Agricul- ture hearing at which time the final boundaries will be estb- school staff and the district architect have ,had ane meet- ing to consider the basic form for the new building. A select- ed faculty committee wiI1 now represent .the staff for further planning. Pan Said Important Dr. William J. Pdggs, super- inendent, reviewed the ptan being proposed by the Wash- ington School Superintendent's Ass'n for distribution of state money to public school d- triers. He said the pan ,has important imphcaUons for the Cheney district snce the for- mula, over a pe,riod of time, would reduce the fimacial ad- vantage the district has be- cause of the federal impact money received. Dr. Riggs said reflectors have been installed at the U. S. Higlvvvay 10-Hayord Rd. inter- section following a request by the bo.ard. The superintendent also re- ported that many people have expressed interest in a C:it'i- zen's Advisory Committee within the district, but that many other citizens feel it is the board's responsibity to make decisions for the district and that no such cammittee is needed. Further study on the matter was proposed. Bids were received from Dodge City and Brown & Hal- ter Ohevrolet for a 67-passen- ger school bus The Brown & Hotter bid was accepted, al- though it was not low, with deletion of ,qr brakes speci- fied. Bids on the $500,000 bond ssue are to be received at 10 a. m. Tuesday at the county treasurer's fice. lon of at: The West Cheney corrmaittee had a succesui season wi,th progress being made an con- trol of (lalmation read,lax, skel- eton weed, leafy spuvge nd carmdian thistle. .Many people in the eomanun- ity used the rental weed sway- er and plans are to buy a new broadjet nozzle to increase ef- ficiency of the sprayer for large ,area spraying next year. Cheney Coud Results Given Cheney Justice and Police Cout results the past two weeks are as follows: Justice Court -- LoRry M. Wessels, 15 W. 5th St., Che- ney, speeding, fined $20 ($15 suspended), $6 csts; Robert W. Spencer, 6-6th St., Cheney, speeding, forfeited $12; Harry H. Speaker. Woodinvitle. Wash., speeding, forfeited $16. Wayne A. Faburn, 320 J St., Oheney, .negligent driving, fined $25 ($15 suspended), $6 costs; Hugh A. Shawgo, Am- ber, improper pas, fied $11; Richard Montgomery, Port- land, speeding, fined $12. Paul V. Neksoa, Milton, Wash., speeding, forfeited $12. Police Court- John F. State, Spokane. deective muff- lets, fined $5; John G. MaRne, Spolane, failure to stp, fined $5; Robert E. Seidl, Coulee Dam, speeding, fined $5; Den- nis N. larks, Spokane, no op- erator's license on person, fined $7 ($5 suspended). Tervence MvDond. Spo- kane. speeding, fined $12; Jim- my Lee Perryman, 1151/ N. 6th St.; Oheney, fined $7; Leon N. Phelps, Spokane, speeding, fined $12; Terry P. Litzenber- ger, 119 W. 6th St., Ohe,ney, speeding, defective mufflers, fined $7 and $10 (suspended). 'Eastern Days' Due Wednesday "Eastern Days in eheney" will be held Wednesday in co- operation with the Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber has agreed to support the college radio sta- tion KEWC in the prnotian. The promotion is 4esigned to create closer ties between merchants and the students. Cheney merchants will of- fer special dionnts and sales to the college students for the vent. ing re-investment of $20,000 from the Bord Redemption hnd in goermnent s'nai- ties for a 90-day period, was appved. Homework Film Scheduled For PTA Meeting "How Much Homework. is Enough" is the f'alm  be shown Monday evening at the Elementary school PTA meet- ing in Betz gymnasium at 8 o'clock. The film will be followed by a discussmz with Dr. Gerald Mercer of Eastern Was "tmagton State College as moderator. A questian and answer period will follow. Program chairman Rev. George W. Nichols said this half-hour film is well worth any parents time. Dr. Walter L. Powers, PTA president and the Executive Board are asking each mem- ber to bring at leaet one guest to the meeting. Dr. Powers .also explained that nt oly PTA members, but everyov.e is welcome to attend the meet- ings. HIGH SCHOOL CARNIVAL TONIGHT Chewey high school's anamal carnival will be held tonight (Friday) in the gymnasium from 7:30 to 11:30. Also starting at 7:30 is the vaudeville show which opens with crowning of the king and queen. Contestants are Roger Ch,ristianson and Rose Jalm- son, seniors; Bill Stiffler and DeeDee Montague, juniors; Nick Marsh and Patty hat- burn, sophomores, .and Bb Crbb and Linda Johnson, freshmen. Rch Hagen is the carnival c 't'irman and Don Mamson is the faculty advisor. The carnival will feature concessions, booths, cake 'sales, fish ponds and other games for children, A matinee will be given for lfigh school studels and Betz seventh attd eighth ,grade pu- and an e verfing peorm.- ane for parents ad others. Prizes irmlude a combina- tion teqevlsion-stereo-am and fm radio, a floor polisher and a trarsistor radio. .............. :: ............ i,,: