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-2 EN THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERV NG 68, Number 28. Cheney, Washington. co,mpleted in should go &apos;a long w'ay, to relieve the acute sJhorage. The three ldings will have a to- 2 units. A1 Hincktey, g,neral cntractor, is t a 12 unit apartm.nt Sutt0a :hall on and a Slokane gen- Gus Op,fer, is ; a 12 unit Structure o just e,ast o,f Gib- Store and a nine on Third street the sch,ool bus ffar- ' Luxury Units buil!i:n, to be "725 G Street Apart- will lave four two and eight one bed- units. It will be in eggshe.l white units will have built- ranges with a,ood to wal carpeting, 12 cu. ft. electric base- irdividual hot wet- and wa>ll aeri'al plug- in two and three cord, s will be the temans, enabhmg move their TV sets to room. bedroom units will $95 per month two bedroom apart- about $135. Mr. to have the early in Febru- Inquiries new aartment ,aimed at tale stu- and jtulgng from inquiries already no trouble SOUTHWEST SPOKANE Friday, December 18, 1964 !i':' '. 7. COUNTY Single Copy 10 Cen '""me"' W.D. Charlt0n's Arrest in To Relieve Sifu.li0n Bank Robbery Surprises new ap.avtment build- two bedroom and bedroom units. The will have about feet of floor space single un, it about 600 Wall to Wal car- be used exce and bathrooms have vinyl iileum unit will ,have am- hot water ranges and re- and electric base- ,accordinfg to Karl superinnt or Who said e tmles building done early L building on the [is somewhat larger  Third avene struc- ::.aining-- ,,, six two bed- ):j]tl six one bedroom :i4ms with utility and t]lrns on boh flos. Summons Chambers Gus Opfer, builder and owner,  to have this building ready for occupeearly in January. ::. " shell white brick. Note the entrance court in center. NOW NEARING COMPLETION is this clinker brick apartment house on Third street across from the school bus garage. It will have eight two bedroom units and one one bedroom unit. hopes to finish ths nine unit luxury apart. ment house lust west of Sutton hall in Feb- Free Press Editor Harry Harder Is Doing Very Well i P,o0000o e00,or Taken By Death Cheney Free Press, is recve`r- Furmml services fol" Harry Harder of Lamont weave held yesterchy (Dee. 17) from the Emmanuel Lutheran C'ch in REzvile with the I)anekas Funeral home in charge. Burial was in the family cem- etery on the Harder ranch at 1:amoral. Mr. Harder, a former s,ate legislator from the eighth dis- trict, was a member of St. John's Lutheran ehmch at Sprague, the National Cattle- man's Ass'n, an konorary mem- ber of the Wash:mgtn State Patrol and a deputy sheriff of Spokane and Adams counties. He had one of the hrgest wheat and cattle mnVhes "m Adams county. Survivors ,are his wife, Fran- kie, at the home; oaxe cMhtr, Mrs. Christine Tangevld of Pullman, two sans, Carl Har- der, Lamont .and Hermm Har- der at the h, ame;-mad one tar, Mrs. Catherine Pact of Iah,otus. Area Sailors Take Part In 7th Fleet Training Operation Hospitlmaun apprentice Da- vid A. Church, USN, sma of ]Mr. ,and Mrs. Wfllard A. Church of Medical Lake, md Seaman Jaanes R. Moraseh, s<m of Clarence R. Mrasc of roe 1, Spangle lartieipted Dec. 9-12 in a MaXe scae fleet trai, ning operation .in the West- ern Pacific called "Operation [all " Back whie serving aboard the :attack aircraft car- rier USS Hancock. The exarcse, u, nder the di- rection of the mlman, der of the Seventh Fleet in the Far East, was designed to increase the readiness of Seventh Fleet units in strike, artiairaraft and anti,submarine warfare. Tweny-taxe suttee slfips, three submarines and several land-based Air Force and Nav- al 'air urts participated in the exercise. His Friends & 00eil00hbors Early Copy Needed For Holiday Edition Free Press advertisers, correspondents and news contribufors in general are again reminded that the deadline for next week's issue will have to be a day earlier, on Tuesday noon, inasmuch as the paper is to be de|ivered on Thursday. The same applies for the is- sue before New Years. The newspaper staff will greatly appreciate your usual kind ooperation in turning in your copy early--even on this weekend where possible. Thank you end a Merry Christmas. EW$C Gets Lions Share Of Spokane County's Students Forty-eight per cent of all Spokarm county students en- rolled in all four-year pubic irstitutions of higher learning in Washintgon State in the fal of 1963 were ,atendig lstern Washington State CoHeffe. Based on figures of the state eermts beal, just re- The figures shw that 1,- 834 Spokane county students were attending other four-year public inatitutons. The ba'eak- aown shows 1,073 were en- roUed at Walin,go,' State University 662; at the Uriver- sity of Washington; 79 at Cen- tral Washington State mad 20 at Western Wahington Stae. EWSC had enrolaed 42 per cent of Spokane county su- dems attending  pubic in- stitutions of higher arining, includ'mg community coUeges, in the all of 1963. Spokane] Comuniy College tad 283 Spo-' kane county studen ermoled at the stone time, the report sh0s. COAST RU NAWAY BOY FOUND HERE Acting Police C, hief Wayne Fifield on Tuesday picked up a Seattle boy who had run away from home with  ath- er's car. lir. Flfield lrad him parked on North 9th by Louise Aderson hall women's dormitory. The officer took him in the polite car and ead the Spokane catmty seriff wlo took him *o the juvenile dc:mrtment. Don Manning Spolmne dep- uty sholf, in Che on the bank robbery case, was con- tacted by radio and 1Mcked up t'he ,lad and took him to Spo- kane. Last Call Issued For Extra Month, Free Press Offer Less than a week remains of the special Free Press Christmas subscription offer in which all subscribers will' be given an extra month free if they renew or start new subscriptions on er be- fore Thursday, Dec. 24. The offer also inclUdes gift sub- scriptions. Many local peo- ple have already taken ad- vantage of the special sub- scription rate. Letters of renewal from Free Press subscribers I'iv- ing outside the Chancy area must be postmarked no later than Dec. 24 to qualify for the extra free month. Since the newspaper staff will be working hard and fast to get next week's pre. Christmas edition out a day early, it will be appreciated if you will stop in this week- end and renew for your bonus free month. It doesn't matter when your present subscription expires--you're still entitled to the 13th month free. Longtime Cheney friends of William D. Charlton, 36, fourM it Manest unbeevable when ews came of Charlton's arrest for bank robbery in Chancy on Monday. He was named in a federal warrant allegirg armed robbery of the Lamot Nation, at Bank of St. John, Welsh. The Cheney man is re- ported to ,have fled with $3,210. Charltn is nt known to have Meyer Of Espanola New President Of Spokane Dairy Unit At the recevt meetm f the board of directors of the Spo- kane unit of the WaMfingtou Dairy Federation they elected W. W. (Bill) Meyer, Espnoa, president or 1965. Also elect- ed were: Julius Ostby. Chatta- roy, vice president, and C. V. Andersn, Spokane, secUrely- treasurer. Reporting an the stae meet- ing at Olympia in November Mr. Meyer stated that Cecil Poston, Spokane area dairy- man for many years., 'has been elected to the Dairy Hall of Fame post AJso that Vic Andersen tms been ap- pointed a federati, on director for the Spkarm are to the State vgardmtion, The beard went on record as favoring a Cl*ass I Base Plan for markeiag milk and Mrs..Meyer urged all dairymen ':   ara:..::be4mme,asell m..:formed as possible r subject. A mmbership campaign was sussed and any dairynmu wishing more infn, atin on tim federation was aked to cntact Mr. Meyer, Mr. ArMor- son or the caun,ty extension office. e MARgETS Soft White, bushel ........ $ 1.32 White Chrb, bushel ........ $ 1.34 Barley, ton .................... $4.2.50 Thursd,ay quotation, FOB Cheney. Seen n' Heard It wa seme "hi like 28 years ago that we 1 wrote tls scandal eolunm in The Free Press heded "Seen n' tIeard."... We'd Rke to eter our disclaimer as to havLr had a'nyt.g to dv with our pie- tare in today's issue. It was sormbod" else's idead... The Old Queer Duck wemt i veal- rinsed to the Beehive on a cold Wedresdy mor- arm told tim waitress he wouldn't need those two ice cubes in his glass of water whereutxm the wmt. tess  ff he'd  a sqtrt of anti-freeze in his coffee... '2 don't drirrk effee rayals," sam tle Duck .... The boys at the barber a,h. say R's eas- ier to suffex in silence ff you are sure someone is watching . Arid speaking of tonsial parlos we note tUa the Mod. ern Barber Slmp  carries the same name as 30 years ago . . . We mavged to get our Falean tion bus started the lt vo sub-ze mornings but each time we tued en the heater it screamed bloody tour- idea'. (Mawk latcfiffe please note)... Sign on a service sta- tion: "We collect taxes---fed- eral, state am1 local. We aso sell .gas s a sidl:me"... That also could apBly to almost ay bus'mess Recommended redig: "$le" story under the two e,lumn headline, "The Weekly Newspaper," on pge tw . . . A lml citizen who dsn't believe everything i tlt comes over the news wire services and/or radio-TV says' he keeps womie,ring if they've redudng our deinse posture actually to save moaley (WliCh is not an outstamtmg cIrae- teristie) or because some sort of disarmament .agreemert has been made secretly over the "Hot Line"... We,ll take it as a real Merry Christmas gesture if you'lt please turn in yur news arid ad copy  weekend and through Monday to assmt u's in, geeing the paper out a day earlier the next two weeks . . And a Happy New Year! had a prim: pol,iee record. A native of Lind, the arrest- ed man had lived here fr many years and until recently was foreman of the city's street main,tenarme crew. He attended EWSC during the quarter just ended. P oi. said after the arrest that "at ws learned Charltm had co ,nsut- ed a psych ata'ist. 'He recently had separated from his wife and three children. He was arrested in Cheney about 1:30 p. m Maday, less than two hours after a man armed with a pstM had held up the bank in St. John. Olmrlton was take in hand- cuffs to the Spokane cmmty jail: Later in the aftern, oo, United States Commissioner Victor J. Felice advised him of his rights and fixed bond at $5,000. Carlton remained in jail tod,y. Arraignment Set Federal Judge Olarles L. Powel has a criminal arraign- ments session schoduled for Morday. Presumably, Chmlter, will make his first appearance at that time. It was a sudden  of events that led ,hm to the oJn. [ion officers 'here revolved a'ae ail about the bank hMup at 11:55 a. m. Bernaed l%obert- son, the hma's manager and cashier, tod FBI ger the man entered, amlounced "tis is a holdup," and asked for all your money" but wanted noth- ing ,nallr an $5 billS. Agents said RoberCso tld them heh,o attempted to talk the h,0ldup 'man out of tbe pn and conversed with him far several mirmtes before giving up and handing over $3,210 in cash. A number of custoners and bank emptoyes were tmawre of the .holdup until the man broke for the door. Robertson telelhened the a,lam, including the license number of the car the mn escaped in, a 1949 Buick. The description of the car and suspect were fkashed by radio to law enforcement uffi- cars throughout the mea, and they began converging tm the sotrthern party of the count. Car Answers Description Sheriff's deputy Don Mma- nmg, driving southward on the Wel Rod, met a cr answer- in g tim description.. Before he could g turned aoamd, the speeding auto Was a mile ,or more ahead but he be n pursuing at 60 to 70 m':'s  hour. per "That was .as fast as I wmt- ed to go" on the smoky.packed country road, Manning corn- mented lter. He was able to follow the cw's tracks in the new snow as R turned onto the Chancy- Spangle road and radioed Iris estimate of the tocaan of the fleeing car. Hearing the message Clm- ne Acting Pohce Ctrief waited in his ca on the SpaJe rod nea Chermy and within, five minutes the era" worst by. Fl- field follwed him ,through lain street anti stopped CAarl- ten just after he turned off on- to B stret. Cimtn offelxM zm resistance a.lthng a re- volver was found under the car's front seat. The aresting officer 'had known Charltm many years. Two state troopers, Don 01- son and Jack Carlson, mad an FBI agent arrived simultan- eously, and Clrlton was ,taken to Spokane, .arms handcuffed behind ,lm. $2,555 Is Counted FBI aets  the two state mopers counted $2,555 in in plastic enS they said were found in Ca'lto's pos- sessima. Later, several 'htmdd more in bills was formal in Clrlton's purse as he was be- ing'searvhed for lmaking at the. i county jail, the of fleeTs said. Christmas Concert Scheduled Dec. 22 The Chancy High School Concert Band 'and Choir will present their anrma] Christanas con, ce Tu,esdy, Dee. 22. at 6:00 p. m. in the Chancy High Sch, ool Autorium. Harold H'arvey is the director of both groups. The choir will present the first part of the program, with the featured number being the "Cherry Tree Carol," with Grant Lipscomb ,as soloist. The second portion of the program, presented by the concert band, will include Montmarte March by Haydn Wood, the Prelude and Fugue in E mi, rmr by J. S. Bach, and faur traditional hristmas carols arranged for hand by [,erton Gould. Tlere is no charge for the pvouoTam. servtces for Mrs. wh passed 9 were held atur- 12 t 8:30 from the Oatllic daurch with the Roy. N. F. was in the Cheney made her er more than be2ore moving to She was ctve in affairs here and ea member of Roy- in,g satisfactorily at Deacene .lmspitat, Spoka'ne, after under- going successful surgery for the removal of a kidney on Mortday. He expects o be dis- charged from the hospital ts Sun, day or Monday and wtlJ re- cuperate at the home of his aents, Mr. .nd Mrs. Warren Nell, 701 Southview, Ool, fax. tle hopes to be ,able to start the winter quarter at the college imre. Pierce said he has ,received numerous get-well cards and flowers from his heney friends aml added that they were greatly appreei, ated. He is in room No. 456 and would be happy to have vis,itors from Cheney. COOPERATION IS ASKED BY LOCAL P. O. EMPLOYEES Due to the rece heavy snow,ll in the Ckeney area ad the hrge volume of Christ- mas mail, the follow'rag sug- gestions are offered to 'help expeddte the delivery of yur ChrLstmas mail: Keep all walks and stairways shoveled. Tttrn porch lights on in the afterroon so that carriem can see to sort marl into correct boxes. Keep snow shoveled or plowed ,away from ,lxtrai boxes. Deposit ChriStmas cards early in the day, peerably at the post office or in the, down- town call, action boxes. Your cooperation is asked in accomplishing the above sug- ,gaseous and will be greatly appreciated by all of the Che- ney post office empboyees. IS COMING TO TOWN This Saturday, Dec. 19, will be a red letter day for all the kids in the Cheney trad- ing area. A free Lassie movie will be shown for them at the'Pix Theatre and Santa will visit and pass out treats for all. Doors will open at ;12 noon and Santa will' arrive-at |2:30, the movie to start at about 1:10. The Cheney Jay- cees and Rotary Club are sponsoring the annual party with Pix Manager Bill Kropp cooperating. WEATHER max. min. pre. Dec. 10 ................ 41 26 tze. Dec. 11 ................ 31 15 .00 Dee. 12 ................ 33 29 .00 Dee. 13 ................ 34 28 .03 Dec. 14 ................ 30 19 .04 Dec. 15 ................ 20 -14 .00 Dec. 15 ................ 20 -14 .00 Dec. 16 ................ -1 -16 .00 Cheney Freshman Made Private 1/C A Cheney freSh, an a,t Et- ern WaShington State College, Fred P. Swan, Route 2, s won promotion to cadet private ' first class in the college Re- serve Officers rg Corps unit. Swan is a 1964 gradlmte of Chen,ey 'high school and is ma- Or Camp 2370, Ohe- jormg in police science at EWSC. . band, Roy, and two i ,rmit and Howard - |preceded her in NOT REAL FIRE : WEDNESDAY NIGHT .are one. son, No- The Chancy volunteer fire :.s m pomane;  department didn'. have to row, mrs erma {ga _ ==.. . stay ,out very lon in the cod ,5goane vauey, zwo i;:' ' " , ',hen called at 6"30 Wednesday :,::ters, three grea n,i,ht ren., ad one_sister, --"m Bhckburn was merely a Warm t po bremen .... a " ," g the soot out of his L -chimney when a we,ll-memaing -  |," Ineighbor saw flames and jt?.. New [turned in an alarm. 00tesident Of / I [Directors Chancy Hot Lunch ! 1 Hiton spet four[ Dec. 21- Vegetable beef! Week in Seattle at-stew, "valdorf saMd, bak.,g ate school :direct-: povder biseui,i and chi,lled eS c?le lym- peaches. I She was elected 'vibe. Dee. 22 -- Baked ham and Lfrom Eastern Wash- turkey, candied sHt potatoes, ---Wi--- R,ggs frozen peas, gelatin salad,--- dfin- gded Fri- nor rlts, choeohte cake with ..h-- ..v . turd.ayas did Roy fl, uffy icg. FI'.. ., ,-, . he Che,ney beard Dec. 23 -- Kitohen ed ..; they al returned nenus. ]her on Sunday. Dee. 24-an 4 --- Vacation.