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December 11, 1964

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"rh.e_____ THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER_ SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 63, Number 27 daddy and mommq are but theZl are too poor to support me. I am was brought to ths by a preacher. I recehe care, and Christian here, so I am happy1. Tou, dear sponsor, qour blessings Please praq [or me. Fellowship of Christian Church &apos; Sponsorship of Chinese Child ign, Int., because the gi,rl's' parents were too p,o,o and il! to provide for her. The men's,hip will ponsor the girl by sending money each month for her sup- port, and members, of the fel- lowship plan to take turns corresponding wih Yang Li Chu and sharing the corres- pondence with the members. The fellows, hip is under tlhe leadership of Roy Foss, presi- den;t; Jim Churc'hwell, treasur- ier, and Henry Rudolf, secre- tary. The Men's Fellowship invit- ed members and friends to hear .a message accompanied by pictures of the N,rthwe,st- ern C:hris,tian Home at Beaver- ton, Ore., by the Rev. Oscar Cooper who is Northwes,t rep- resentative o the Nation, al Benevolent ,associ, atio,n of the Christian churches. 2he home at Beaverton is ease of 19 homes ar children, and the aged, including a home or re- tarded children, sporsored by the Chrisan churches in the Umted States. PEARL was given to of 'the Christian men's fellows,hip, at meeting Dec. 2rid, have been granted for an eight year in the Bethany Chil- Home on the island of The girl, Yang Li brought by a minis- inter-fait.h childre,n's )p.rted by World Vis- Takes a Leifer Ann,a S. Leifez', who here 1,est week, life long resident of and had beer, in the past 18 years. services were held Dec. 8, in Rosa.lia church with of Kosaa ad Ross of Ghermy church (fficitiag. -was in Spokan,e Memor- Leifer was born in St. 29, 1891, and oaa 1912 was married to Leifer, who survives sons, Burdette Lei- Clyde Leifer at lrvin Leifer Jr. at Leifer a Great' two dauffh,ters, Bridges at Merced, : Ins Lynch, St. gramdchildren -and gVandehildre-n also a of the St. church nd was the Cheney Christian Heart Attack Takes L. F. Mason Dec. 9 Riles Date Pending L. F. Mason, stperinten- dent of Lakela,n,d Vilage si:nce 1940, died Wednesday night at a Spokane hos.pial after being taken there by ambul, anee from Medical Lake. He had apparently suffered a heart ttack. Mason was a 1928 graduate of Washingten State Univer- sity arid  school principal and superirrtendent before in!g btsiness marager a Lake- land in 1933. In May of thAs year, he was awarded an h, onmary octar of hu:manities degree from Whit- worth CoRege. Recognized for his e{farts in upgrdin,g the care of retarded children, Ms'son h e}ped evaluate programs in Cooado and Wyomi;ng }n 1955 and also helped set up new fa. cil'ities for he rearded in these states. He is survived by his wife, Mary, at fle home; a daughter, Mrs. James Cline, Yakima; a si:ster, Merle Heopirgarner, Ventura, Calif., and a grand- son, Scott Cline, Yak_ima. Funez services will be held at the Ball & Dodd funeral home in Spokane, but the hour and date had not been decided as The Free Pre, wet to press. This in&ormation will n,o doubt appear in the obit- trary columns of the Spokane papers. n' Heard ]Min ie M toome M, osnn kidding Ed- n r in the Malt Shop near iMnesday... A,-lBuriefl In Spokane seems to have the Christmas is the Rev. W. NichoN who was Funelal services far Mrs. out gift ball poir pens Minnie M. Loomex were ,held Wednesday . The on Morday, Dec. 7, at 1:30 p. Drink, who lives on m. from the Memorial ch, apel e of town, said one of the Jerue Funeral Home i  exphixmd retirement with Rev. George Nich,ols of- ,quite graphically. Said ficiatiztg. She passed away Dec. just twice the us- 3. Burial as in Pairmount , . ,ehaf the income!" cemetery, Spokane, beside her : CLyu-know del)t.: that husband Charles Lomer, who ney Free Press regu- died ,a number of years ao. ats anld delivem ove: Surviving are two dauhtexs. Pies each week? . Ms. Carolyn Hudso,n ,and Miss fried droping in "to  Skirl,ey Loome of Cheney; best to Edit,or Jack one son, Samuel Lmer of ho will undergo ma- C'oeur d'Alene, 10 grandchild- - [ery a,t Deaconess hos-. ren; three sisters, C!ara Pauly rtay... Now that the md Ruth Miller both of Wal- erat has encouraged in- la Walta, and Edith Oalvert of :o the pint where a Cheney; four brothers, Orville orth opSy about 45e, Miller, Priest River, Idaho; 'Uldn't SOcI SecuRy laymond Miller, Yakima; iners earn a,t least  James Miller, Newport; Ernest L Year instead of the or- Miner, Seattle:. I 1,200 without penalty? She was born in DaviRe, i f the most proession- Ind. on March 13, 1887 and ;::  papers we've seen in came, with her larents as. a time i.s The Campus child, tu set)de in the Newport CWSC, printed in El- area on a homestead in the , by the regular print- Bear Paw dLst,riet in the 1890's. ,at the local nears- Mrs. Loomer came o Che- 'thto't . . Remember nay in 1906, ,attended the old e kids to Cae-state normal s,chool, a busi- ]rd,ay for the free ncss school and engaged in] '][d christmas party photography. She was married ( .at the Pix, Tbea- to Clarles Loomer on Dec. 20, : ] 1. m .... That 11 ive !923. She was a thwarter mem- " fLa euple of ,hours in bet of the Che`ney Grardmoth- s hp for Christmas er's cub, a member of George LL.  ][ealdng f Christanas Wright Relief Corps and also ' ::early and wish you a the Anderson branch of the e r(ght rmw . . . Church of God. Cheney, Washington. Friday. December 11. 1964 FIRE LEVELS BARN--Smoldering ruins are all that is left of a barn and 60 tons of hay owned by Wallace Dow, located in the Har- mony Road.vicinity, Friday afternoon after fire struck. Five units from Fire District No. 3 fought the blaze, which started after a spark flew from a chain saw. FIREMEN AT WORK--Two firemen from Fire District No. 3 climb ladder in attempt to fight blaze consuming inside of Wallace Dow barn Friday afternoon. Four College 'Grads to Get 2nd Lt. Commissions Four Eastern Washington State College students, who are among 59 who will receive de- grees at informal gradu,ation ceremonies Thursday after- noon, Dec. 10, will also re- ceive commissi, ons as army second lieutermnts through he I:;WSC Reserve Officers Train- ing Corps program. Robert C. Cartwriffht, N. 5930 A, will be commissioned in artillery and will report to Fort Sil,1, OM'a., March 17. Duane A. Sterling, W. 2003 First, will be commissioned as an infantry officer and will re- port to Fort Be nning Ga., Jan. 5. Both will receive bchelor of arts degrees Thursday, Cart- wright with a major in radio- television, Sterling with .a ma- jor in histm'y. Two other graduates who will receive commissions are James L. Andrews, Burbank, in the tary police corps, and Robert C. Rowley, Moxee, in the medical service corps. An- drews, who will be awarded a bachelor of arts degree with a majar in business administra- tion, will report to Fort Gr- don, Ga., March 16. Rewley will receive a bac:belor of arts in education degree wi,th a major in social :studies, and will re port to Fort Saan H)u,ston, r exas. March 9. HELP OFFERED Needy families anywhere in the Cheney School District may obtain gifts and food through the Cheney Com- munity Service Council by cafling Mrs. Wilfred Gamon at 235-6504 or Mrs. Francis Schadegg at 235-4428. Arson Suspicion Called Premature Suspicion that an arsonist started a fire which destroyed a barn 17 reims orheast of here Sa,turday morning was called premature today by a Fire District No. 3 spokesman. Destroyed was a barn and its conten,ts at the Violet Bal- am tanch. Earlier, the Spo- I k'ane County Sheriff's office said a,n arsonist was suspected. Pur trucks from Chancy, al`ng with umts fm Spangle and Paradise, all Distriet 3 trucks, responded ,to the blaze. A catf. which was singed by the fmnes, ;as butchered, with help from the firemen, and its meat salva:ge.  . Two Holiday Issues Advanced One Day; Early Copy Needed The Cheney Free Press will be delivered week after next on Thursday, Dec. 24th, and the newspaper will ur- gently need early news and advertising copy for that issue. All copy must be in by Tuesday non in order to get the paper out a full day earlier than usual. Rur- al correspondence must be in by Monday noon. The same schedule will ap- ply for the issue before New Years day, which will be de- livered on Thursday, Dec. 31st. May we count on your usual kind cooperation so the staff may also enjoy the holidays? The Dec. 24th. issue will carry the annual Christmas greeting messages from busi- ness houses. Call the Free Press anytime now and re- serve space for your greet- ing messages. WEATHER max. min. pre. Dee. 3 .................. 42 32 tre. Dee. 4 .................. 44 28 .00 Dec. 5 .................. 35 28 trc. Dec. 6 .................. 34 26 trc. Dec. 7 .................. 38 30 .22 Dec. 8 .................. 35 31 ire. Dec. 9 ................ 39 35' .06 CHRISTMAS LIGHTS GLITTER With Christmas only two weeks away, the down- town shopping area has taken on a festive air with many gay windav decorations and holiday street lights, shown here in picture by Warren Westerman. Single Copy I0 Cenw Overall Development Of School Grounds Aired The Cheney sehool d.strict No. 360 board .of directors, at their Dec. 2 meeting, consid- ered the first dra.ft of a com- prehensive site development plan for the sch,ool grounds at the district's six schools. This program, whict] was initiated in the long-range plan develop- ed by the school board in the spring and summer of 1964, is designed to be carried out dur- ing the summer of 1965 and the summer of 1966. Democrats Endorse Henry Kass In an unusual action this week, 27 Democratic leaders inc$uding a number of pre- cim:t officials, endorsed Hen- ry "Budd" Kss for slate com- mi'tteeman" from Slmkaaae County. Listed artreng the grottp's members were 12arl Rudolf, former coun, ky commis sioner (ehairm, an), State Rep- resentative Wiliam J. S. May, and four legislative district leaders. Iass heads the poli'ical science department at Eastern Washington State College. In a letter sent go all precinct committeemen, ,the group praised Kass as "one of the most active and successful young party leaders m the county." One of Vhe spikes- men for the committee indicat- ed they were prorated to send the letter because many of Spokane precinct ofic}als had not lad an opportunity to get to kn;ow Kass personally, since most Of his work lmd leen di- recte'd at organizirg the South- west area of he County. Played Major Part Kass first a, ttracted atten- tion in Democratic circles, when he played 'a prominent role in building a pty orNaoAzatio.n, and hrge Democratic club in the normally Re,Im,blica stronghold of Cheney. In addi- tion he aiso .h,ad an active role in the recent Foley, Geraghty and Rosellini campaigns. Others endorsing Kass were' All Acock, Mrs. W. O. Allen, Mrs. Rose U. Berger, Victor C. B'liesner, Dan Bandm,ann., Mrs. Helen Blair, Warren Davis, Art Itansen, Howard Herman, Rich- ard "Dick" Iversn, Mrs. Anna Kennedy, John Lakados, Mrs. Sue Lehinger, Mrs. Velvo Mil- lrer, Jack O'Neal, G. David Rob- arisen, Bernard Sch(mes, Ira Shea, Joe Sngle, Ted Slahl- horn, Allert Stenholm, Vincent Stevers, Ray Tanner, Jack Wal- ler, Mrs. Margare Whitfield, arrd Frank Yuse. Ma "ki_g later anrmtmcements of support were Mrs. Grace Dea and . Joanna Austin. Mrs. L. Hannaford Buried At Kooskia Mrs. Lena A. Harma:fovd, age 88, a resident of Chee the past hree years, died hurs- day, Dec. 3, in he Cheney nrsirg ome fom inirites of ,age. She was born June 4, 1876 at Des M<rines, Iowa, nd married Ro'bert M. Hnnaord at Mason City, Nebr., May 25, 1899; they were in busn, ess at Stites, Id,he, until 1938, Where Mr. HannMord .died in 1938. Funeral services were held Men, day, Dec. 7, at vhe Treaaary Chalel ,of Keoskia, Iaho at 1:30 p. m. wi{h burial at Pne Grove cemetery, Kskia, the Elder Phillip Wel officiat- ing. Survivors .are three daught- ers, Mrs. Mabel Allard, Lewis- ton, Mrs. Clara ampten of C, heney and Mrs. Lorene Tay- 1,or of Riggins, Idaho; fur brothers, George Ewing, Spo-I kanc; Dwight Ewing, Bordman Ore.; Ehner Ewing, Auburn \\;Vash., and Earl Ewing, Sant Rosa, Calif.; five grand, child- ren and eight great gm<lhil- dren. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ewing eme from California for. the funeral ,services and are hawse I gueSts of Mr. and Mrs. Harry ]-Iampten here this week. ] e MARKETS Soft White, bushel ........ $ 1.32 Whi,te Club, bushel ........ $ 1.35 Barley, ton ...................... $42.00 Wednesday quotation, FOB Cheney. ":!i First Draft Okayed The board tentatively ap- proved the first draft of the comprehensive plan and set machinery in mo,ti,n to consuR with community groups to ask for their assistance in the de- velopment o.f school sites. Also. the school bard moved to di- rect the district's site develop- ment architect, Robert Woer- ]rer, to set up specifications and guide lines fr site de- vel, opment work fr the bene- fit of community groups who may wish to participate in tle improvement of school grounds at each nelborhood school. Major feature of the plan tentatively approved by the school board is the commun- ity participation in site de- velopment aimed at reduc- ing costs to the taxpayer. In gorteval, the plan eall for the ixroviskm of m, aterial mad teclmical assistance by the sclol district and he eoatri. butivn from the eemnmnities of volunteer labor to dO such t 'h,gs a.s leveling groamd, dig- ging .ditches and plntia amd raki.rg ir grass seed 'and fer- tdizer. The cample.te lMan, as it applies to each school site in ,the district is outlined in a beokIet developed for gener- al distribution after final ap- proval. The board hopes to lmve community groups organized and plans inalized so that site devel, opmert work can begn in early spring. FOUR ATTENDING DIRECTORS MEET The 43rd anal cnference of the VCashington State School Directors' association will be hetd in Seattle, Dec. 10-12, with headqtrarters iaa the Olym- pic H'otel. Carmen Stewart, board chairman, aRmg wih Ms. Ernestine Hilton, vice cbaeir- man, and Roy Miller, members of the Cheney school board, ad SupeaS.ntendent William Rig, s will attend .,the coeffer. once. The expected attendance at this year's meeting will again number 800 school baa'd mem- bers and superintendents. "Local ControlIts Privileges andResoonsibi.lities" is the meeting's theme. Featured speakers will in- ctude Daniel J. Evans, Gover- nor-elect, who will make a ma- jor policy address o e.duca- tiers. Other headline speakers ill be Cecil J. Hana new Executive Secretary of the W, ashinon Education Associ- ation; Louis Bruno, State Sup- erintendent of Pablc InStruc- tion; Gordon C. Lee, Dean of the Unvecsity of Washington's CoUege of Educti.o; anti John J. O'OormeU, Attorney General of ,the State of Washington. The dectors' association legislative program will be set at a legislative assembly on Dec. 20. Carmen Stewart, legis- lative representative from te Chancy school board, wilt take part in he assembly. School Organization Names Dr. Patterson Dr. Don. S. Patterson, East. ern Washingt(m State College president, has been elected sevord vice. president f the Northwest Association of Sec. )nday and Higher Sc2mls. ,Dr. Patterson now becomes chairman f the Commissn ,on Higher Schools in  new capacity. Free Press Offers Free Extra Month At Same Old Rate The Cheney Free Press is offering a Christmas gift for its subscribers, new or re- newal. Regardless of when your subscription expires, you will be given an extra month free if you renew or start a new subscription from now until Thursday, Dec. 24th. In other words, you will be credited with 13 months for the regular price of one year. If you want that free extra month, we suggest you act now rather than waiting un- tll the last minute.