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Page 2 Chelmy Free Pre YtridSr, Decem,ber 25, 1964 qrh,- CHENEY FREE PRESS ESTABLISHED 1896 PUBLISHED AT 412 FIRST ST., CHENEY, WASH. Eutered at the Post Office at Cheney, Washington, as Second Class Mater under the Act of March 5, 1897. Issued every NATIONAl, EDITORIAL Friday morning at Cheney, Washington. [ [ACTIJiN Spokane County Subscriptions ................................ $4.50 per year r'- i' "-'lt!.J All Other Subscriptions ........................................ $5.00 per year G. T. FROST .................................. PUBLISHER FREEMAN FROST ............................ EDITOR The GreatestGift Christmas has become known almost the world over as the occasion for the excge of gifts mong family and friends. Evela Jpa.n, a nati in which onl.y two per ceaat of the people confess the Christian faith, has taken over the "American style Christmas" in its outward form. It is considered to be a time for bemuse:s, increased sepnding and business acti4ty. The Ch"a,s activities and pro- grams, whether partipated in by the nation, the commumty, school, church, or home, are the human reaction to the Divine Bterrml Gift. The manner in which we respond to this priceless gift, more valuable than all earthly treaures, indicates the mariner m which we have received it.. While it takes chapters and volumes to relate many events that ,are scarcely worth recordS'g, the Apostle elm gives the ac- cout of the greatest event ever told in a concise verse: (John 1:14) "And the Word became flesh and dwelt ,among us, full of grace nd truth; we have behetd His glory, gk as of the only Son from lhe Father." He then summarizes the purpose of His coming: (John 3:16) "For God so loved the world that He gave His ony Son that who- ever believes in Him should no perish bait have eternal le." This is the Gosl in a nutshell, the "good news" that Love's Grace has been revealed to men. The Gift of Grace  imparted without mer- it ,and without our asking. Flowers artd grass- es do not break foh in the spring from their long winter's sleep in order to call the sun to return ,and give its warmth and light--it is the ,sun that radiates its warmth and light brirging forth the n,ev life and growth. A gift is aaot a wage in paymerlt for SeT- vices rendered or for good works; a gift is given though it may be completely u, nde- served. John expresses it: (I John 4:19) "We love, because He first loved us:." Man's love and giving is in respon, se to the Greatest Gift. Christmas is not a day--it is an event of [astirg imlortance. It is the power of the mysterious Love perfectly realized, cemplete- ly executed, and abeutely affirmed .in. the Greatest Gift. 50 Yea rs Ago 1914 The citizens of Che,e,y have contributed 40 barrels ,of flour and arge qun,tities of meak provisions and groceries to the Belgian relief. At a meeting of the Morning Star Rebekal= odge oa Dc. 16, Mrs. C. A. Ratclffe was presented with a past noble p.rand's pin. The pesentation was made by Miss Mary Bar- ton. Ope,ator Barrow, who holds third trick at the NP satin, is a vorsatile fel,ow. Besides hancling the re.graph key with ease and ce,leity, he can kill and dres a beef in ast6n- ishingiy short arder for an amateur. There are not many iltows, we venture to say, who are holding down ke positions wlm can do a similar stunt. After being under cover for a few days, Old Sot made his appearance to the delight of all, competlin,g OM Boreas and J,ack Frost to len the grip they had on this section for the past two weeks. F. E. Payne, chief engineer at the Cheney Hotel, wtmse main task is to keep the guests at this ppuhr hosterly warm- ed up to the .good humor point, ,spe Satuay in Spo- kane, taking a post rad.uate course in stem heating, in the hope ha he would be better able to provoke smiles on the fac',l areas of me of the ira. tel boaers. During ,his a,b- senoe Hostess Stone did the coal ,heaving sttmt and at the close of her speeia'l work was voted  medal by the  oc- cupaTtts. 40 Years Ago 1924 A Large crowd was, expected' to witness the contet between the Savage hasketball team and a sqtd from Ft. George Wright on the Martin ,lmll court tonight. The Savages were poiaa ar their nhath win of the seasar. 30 Years Ago 1934 J. E. Bucharran, veteran in- structor at the normal school, has tranded in his resigr, ation to President Iaxgreaves, due to his heath. Mr. Buchanan came to the school in 1901 and has been here continuous- ly sirme that time with the ex- ception of one year when he at- tended Yale and made a trip through Europe. At the heney township caucus held Saturday the col- lowing were nominated for election: supervisor, th,ee year term, F. W. He,inmann; clerk, Joe Gratram; treasurer, What makes Christmas the brightest spot in human history, a day enthusiastically ob- served through ltmdreds of years? I's it the act that a child was barn? Thousands are born each day! Is it due to the lvly eorcum- starmes of this partieular high? C)untless bibs take place in colder artd poorer c(m- dio than that of the Bethlehem stall! There ea, n be only one answer: (Luke 2:11)] "For to you is bor this day in the ct of ."4.J'....lt-..-t-.-t-.-!t..'.-!'': David a Savior, Who is Christ the Lord. " And  . " .  Y  ?   Y  .. Y Y we cn on] respond ,as Paul: (II Cor,thia;s 9:15) be to God inex0000 stbl Gift!" C'air Grub Emmanuel Lutheran Clmreh Chris Bz; assessor, S.R. Griffith; constable, C. E. Mon- tague; poudmaster, 0. E. Itae. if you've neverrecta , coy- ote pup, you waA1 iaave the p- portunity to s..,yeianone t the Cleve Smith home this week- end. Veterinarian T. Vale caught one m a trap near Spangle Wednesday and is kee, ping it temporarily ha the barn. The animal was not hurt mu, ch in the trap and is ow in the best of heallh. 20 Years Ago 1944 The following offices were installed by Temple Masonic iodge Thursday evening: W. H. TaHyn, ,orshipful master; iich,a;rd Roos, senkrr warden; C. J. Cooil, junior warden; Francis Kuehl, senior steward; Omer Pence, secrery; J. S. L@rm, treasurer; Hrry Bryce- son, marshal; abed Wlliam - son, ctaptain, and Isaac Pryor, tyler. The marriage of Mss Doro- thy Frasie, c[a, ughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chrk Frasier, to George Kenneth Gover of the navy was solemnized a,t the Can, gregational church Friday eve: .iting, Dec. 22. The Rev. H. J. Bass read the vows. 10 Years Ago 1954 James S. Lane, associate pro- fess)r of industrial arcs, who rtired from the coege fac- ulty recently, ended 31 years of teaching here and a 47 year career in education ha North Dakota and Wastfigton. Dr. N. William Newsom, larohmsor of educati at East- ern, has publish a article in the Peabody Journal of Ed- ucation ,in which he favors teaher toyatty oat. "Those wlm ormot or wifl not conform to such a bsiC requirement have rm right to ah," Dr. Newsom states in h article. .Dr. Iaymord M. Mother, president of Baste Wa. g- ton college the past .year, will retire from active pa'oession- 'al ,serce on Jan. 1, 1955, he has informed friends here. He has been on leave from San Jose, Olff. sate college wlare he holds the position of adrnha- istraive assistant to the pres- ident. Mrs. Norm,an Halter was the guest of horror at a b4flday party at the ,hoane of Mrs. George Brown on Dec. 17. Conservation News By Richard H. Jessen Soil Conservation Service A wen plarmed and install- ed shelterbelt or windbreak could keep that snow from drifting into unwanted areas. T, rees phnted lon,g the ridge of the hi'.s, will keep the drifts off the steep north slopes. Or, living fences placed a!.ong driveways, aroand build- rags or feedto,ts, will preven,t the snow from blowing in and piling up. A wen established wind- break las been knewn to keep the protected buildin,s 20-30 per cent warmer, thereby cut- ting the fuel bill considerably. Trees can be plan,ted to 3', 5 or 7-row windbreaks far best results. In a 3-ro.w the outside row, on the wind- ward side, s.hould be a Shrub of some kind. The second row, can be oither a medium or a tall tree, arid the laird row s'houM be a conifer. For a 5-rv windbreak, the first vow should be a shrub, he seeond a medium tree, the third ,a tal,1 la'ee, the urth a conifer md ,the lost row should be another laub. A 74,ow shel- terbelt shouM start with a a shrub, net a medkma tree then , a medium r tall tree a aU tree in the 4th ov, two r(nvs of conifers and eaxdir, g with ,a shrub in row seven. The id, ea is to start low to the gvennd against the wind and build up the win&break higher as you go. Also, stag- ger the trees to form a solid livirg fence to buck the wind currents. Sgaeing o the rows a,s well as the distance betwee the trees in the rows, is im- portant. Trees stould be ordered early to aa'e kinds and a,mounts to be delivered in the early spring far 1Manting. Now is a flood time to sto9 in at your local Soil Canservatiou of. rice. We will, be happy to as- slst in planning and ordea'ing the appropriate species of trees ,and shrubs to fit your needs. CHENEY DRUG iiii00iiii00iiiiii00!i .......... ............ ii:'ii0000iii00i::iiiiii:B iill i: ,S --:.!::!i' ' .... N Let's nause at this time of joy and expectation-- trod rage time to seek out the true mcaaings o this happy holiday. SOUTHWEST SPOKANE SOIL The District Supervisors mad AND WATER CONSERVATION DIST. SCS teclmici.ns of Chene. wish ] everyone a very Merry Oh,tst-I perous New Year. ' x: :x: :; :x; :x; :; :x; rx; ;; ;, .,,m,^-. 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