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THE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER SERVING SOUTHWEST SPOKANE COUNTY 69, Number 30 Cheney, Washington. Friday, December 31, 1965 Single Copy 10 Centl rd Considers Lotteries High School Carnival; la ry Sc hed u le Disc u ssed A letter from a local residenJt questioning certain activities the Cheney,,, high school carnival was read at the Dec. 15 of the,, Cheney school board ,and some discussion was J on the subject. Questioned mostly was the matter &lt;f lot- in same of the games. Supt. William Riggs stated were three points of that could be identified. That certain laws are not or should make exeep- for clmrble oeganza- Sce they do,'t, the m .bad and can safely morally be ignored. 2) The ,are r'trt and the activi- are bad, but when the ac- are $or the purpose of mamey for charity or purposes, it makes it all to ig, rtore the 'lmvs; and The laws are right, the ac- are wrong, and ,e not be supporting them. Money Needed The superintendent added the ehmination of some of activities would empha- problem which still as to how monies bad- for student activities be ,raised if the board to rule out lotteries, r- md games of eh'ance at high school carnival and money raising evems with the school Rev. PhiLip Eiseahauer Mrs. WiKred Ganmn dis- this subject at some with the board and ad- The need for money, the teach- of nmml mad ethical va question  the end e nleans, IKI of this nature were tae of the discalsskm. The to take this mat-I uder advisement and will[ g it up at , Salary Situation Talked e SUll_ "m__ml, ent reposed J is be it work is being .made of t_,e i needs for next year s [ It is 'hoped that esti- of costs, revenues, and balarme can be ready the board shelly, lie ndi. that it appes at tb. elm 1966-67 budget wi be tight due to openg school, est a kigen school, and lsing money as a resul the 1965 state legLation. ttiggs reported that the recommended provide a 6% (of salaries) average raise personnel in 1966. over  5% recomvaended 1965-66. He ,repovt timt rdses in this d r 1,965-66 over 1964-65 employed during years m-e as fallows: Teachers Get Most on]y, 6.43% in. pricals only, 3.2% prin, eipals, sugen. aad business manager, mcxease (due to the re- in he salary of the manger; all certified 5.75% i-rease. sutmrtendertt pointed that it was the intent of 1965 legishture that there a net increase in average duabng tbte ,Mennktm [1% aver the 1964-65 sehal waMeh would aflow the meet the ineat of the by pro in- less than the reco- 6% ff it appes the fi- eomiition of the dis- wetted demand this. was reported that as of 15 no ,applcatiwas had received for the poskion gfft sCheool vice prinedwal the i966-67 school year. date far applcatiens 15. Tourney Rule Change the spring of 1965 the voted to ask the WIAA look into the possibility of Class "A" bekeball on a regiena] has- same a,s Class "AA" The ahev m on record favoring on page five9 ICheney Wrestlers Beat Medical Lake Uheney high school wrest- evs won two more c0nests last week. Oz Satur4ay they traveled to University ,high school in Spokane, winning by a close score of 26-21. On Wednesday Dec. 22, in their first home match, they downed the Med- ical Lake Cardinals 32-14. The win was Cheney's fourth in a row and third win in league matches. The Blackhawk grapplers have two home matches next weekend. At 8 p. m. Friday, Jan. 7, they win host Colfax and at 1 p. m. Saturday, Jan. , they take on the Coville wrestling team, both stroog contenders. Colfax test only to Chancy last year and Col- ville is highly rated this year. Medical Lake Match 103 lbs., T. Rattvay C de- disioned J. Kedora ML; 112 lbs., F. Goodwin pinaaed F. Bark.bull M-L, 1.37; 3rd; 120, F. Ratio ML decisi, oned A. Scott C, 22-5; 127 ibs., V. Scott dedsionecl E. Collier ML, 4-0; 133 l'bs., M. Waddell C pinned A. Emerson ML, 1.19 lst; 13 bs., T. ShowaIter C deoisRmed F. Kuhlnmn ML 9-2. 145 ,Ibs., T. H<r, vard C decis- toned S. Liddel ML, 10-3; 154, J. Diteman C pinned T. North M, .59 2rid; 165, F. Woodward NiL deeisa'oned P. Snpp C, 8-4; 175, wa by ML by forfeit by Cheney; 191, J. IAddel ML de- cisiormd B. I-Ira-ton C, 5-2; un- limited, L. Sanders C pinned L. Tablev ML .30 2nd. Roy Kimballs Are Cheney Newcomers Recent newcomers to Cha- ncy are Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kim- ball arid son NeM, Community college student, and daughter Sharon, a juror at Cheney ,high, and a son Bren,t, a sen, ior at East high lmol. Mr. Kimball is a combina- tion man for the (3heney Tele- phone company and the fam- ily comes here from Ft. Col- lins, Colo. They ave ling in the Bob Span jet ranch south of Chancy and are now Free Press stbseribers. Montana Editor Is A Yuletide Visitors Mrs. Margaret Latltmp, edi- tor and, manager of The Fal. lon Cotmty Times at Baker, i Mon., spent several days with i her dughter and family, the Harry Mosmars. Other guests Chstmas day were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Keouh and chil- dren, Bruce .and Laura Lee, of RiOtfland. Mrs. Keottgh and Mrs. Mosrman are sisters. n the Dee. 16 issue of The FMlon County Thnes Mrs. DaEop stated ia 'her column "Sounding Off" that the date marked the 52nd bh'hhday of The Times as well as the 13th year of her residence in Bak- er and the paper had only one other owner in the 52 of pblication. Night Classes Set A full slate of undergrad- uate programs, enabling stu- dents to begin or continue their col']ege education in the evenirtgs, will continue to be offered on-campus duri*n)g the winter quarter by EWSC. Courses 'are offered in busi- ness, education, English, his- tory, music, ph,l, ogy, peliti- cl science, psychology and speech. I)ormld G. ia, rron, EWSC acting registrar, said classes idll ,meet for the first times 'Tuesday evening, Jan. 4. TED EDGETT of Edgett Brothers Hardware is shown in back. ground between the two top winners in a guessing contest rec. !ently held by the store. At left is Pauline Wesh)rmahwith the first prize, a stereo record player, and at right is Clarence Stutzman with the second prize, a clock radio. The third prize, a Black & Decker drill, went to Glora Morris of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Mrs. Westerman guessed 287 cones and light on the store tree, Stutzman 280 and Mrs. Morris 289. There were 284. I Cha.mber Will Seat00 COLLEGE OPENS Officers Jan. 2/th TUESDAY, JAN. 4 Eastern Washington State College students  start re- n Pierce, phi, will take over the reins of Cheney Chamber of Ckrn- meree at the artrmal evelting inshUalion diamer led I for Thursday, JaVL 27. He sue- t;ceeds Garnett Boats, Ocal in- i suratme agency owner. Irving ! Brooks will be ital]ed as vleo president; Warren Westerman !will again be secretary of the organization, and A1 Isalen treurer. New members of the execu- tive committee of the Cham- ber will be Dr. Conrad Cox dnd Ronald A. Rehn. Holdovers are Dr. lill RLggs and Col Atkinson and as flte outgoktg president Gannett Boots automatically becomes a member. TEEN DANCE SET FOR THIS EVENING The annual teen dance spon- sored by the Chancy h schoal PTA will be held from 9 p. m. to midrfiht this (New Years) everfirg in the city hall. Mttsic will be furfished by a student orchestra as well as by recor6s. WEATHER Mx Mn Pr. Sno. Dec .25' ........ 29 22 .00 .80 Dec. 24 ........ 29 14 .O0 .02 Dec. 25 ........ 25 10 .00 .20 Dec. 26 ........ 28 25 .00 .26 i. 27 ........ 41 34 .31 .00 28 ........ 47 31 .29 .00 Deel 29 ........ 38 28 .00 .03 Dec. 30 ........ -- 28 Total snowfall 1.31 tux to the Chancy campus Stmay, Jan. 2, for the start of wirrter quarter dse When vesidenoe ,halls Pe:t.9 a. m, t'-n. 2(,14Ji .dtuder have alrey isteved for the winr quarter, acting .EW- SC registrar Donald G. Man- mn said. These studen wl net to return to the o01- lege until Tuesday, When the first winter quarter classes wnl About 1,000 students are ex- pected to register Mvlay, Monsoon said. ROTARIANS ENJOY TALK BY GARBER Ater hearmg a talk by El. vern Gather, superintendeaR of LakeIrd V'flage, at the Tues- day noon meeng of the dub, it was obvious to C2mney and Medical Lake Ikrians tlmt here was a man dedicated to i the ork of hellMng the mn- tally retarded. Mr. Gerber explained that he got started in the work when he took over a ward in a sirrar irmtitutin sleepi in a private ward and ookix Mter the patients during the night. He advanced in the wva'k and eventually became supefmtertdent of the sctmol. Since then he has held pesi- tiorts in various other such in- [ stitutions, coming to Lakeland _  Vllage after the death of Supt. Les Mason, likewise a Death of Julie Kay Gough, 11, on Dm 23 Saddens Yuletide Season in Spangle Area By Jeanne Green The Chstmas holiday was saddened last week due to the death of Ju]ie Kay Gough, w'Im had been ill for over a year. She was able to attend school until Shortly before Thanks- giving when she was taken to the hospital. She passed away (here Dec. 23. She ws born Oct. 28, 1948. Julia was a most popular girl with teachers and stu- dents at Liberty high school. Although ill, when possible she took part in all activi- ties. Her personality and spirit were outstanding and this is proven in her words when she was first told o her tatar illness. Her words were "I'm glad it heppended to me instead of someone else." She was a member  tl losa MetAst  and the Fairfield Assembly No. 117 Rai,rbow for GIs. Julia is survived by her par- ents, Mr. aral Mrs. 5ames Cough; .one brother, Jvel Gotgh, all at the home; grand- parents, Mrs. Grace Gough, Business Predictor Roger Babson Sees Continued Peace, Prosperity; Congress Not Such a Rubberstamp Spence Township Vote Set Jan. 11 A regular election will be held in Spenc township hall on the Rambo and Deno roads from 8 to 8 o'clock Tuesday, Jan. il, for the purpose of authorizing the two mill levy provided by law and electing one town- ship supervisor for a term of three years. The last mil- lage levied was in 1960, about one mill. lilkum Can Look Back on Numerous Christmas Projeds The Tilicum club, the larg- est service club in the com- murdty, ear lok back on an outstanding season in service to others and welfare assist- ne. "Peace and Prperity" hou,M continue to be the damiamnt theme in 1966. Presidertt Jel'mm  push alad in attempts to caiRtatize on the inroads he hs atmady ,made with his Ceat Socie . However, since 1966 will be a Cgssinal election year, he may find the going as easy 'than it was this past yar; the Co4ressmen and Senmgrs w are up for re- eIection will ,lkely tick twice befor beL,g s generous with the taxpayers' .money, , I, of course, wuld like noth- ing better than to be camllete- ly optimistic in this Forecast, but m 7 mre than 60 years of experience in predicting trends has taught me that un- expected events are most dan- gerous when eonditioTs are bri,ghtest. The health of world leaders may well be a prime factor in 1966. These ineinde President de Gaulle, Mac Tse-tun, and :eve.n President Jolmson. Perhaps the biggest threat in 1966 will come from abroad. There is evidence that tlm coalition leadership in Russia may be centralizing into the hands of a stvongman  stone- thing not seen since the Kru- shCh.ev ouster. Moreover, Afri- ca could again kold the spot- light in the shifting pattern off i' !with the AfroAsian uatios. DespRe talks af a prolonged struggle in Viet Nam, I fore- cast that R wilt be increasing- y clear that the balance has swung oar way, TMs hotdd ermourage our leaders to see9 up our commitmen ,m Viet Num in 1966 in order to force a "peace conference." Cuba No Problem" I foresee rm crisis over Cuba in 1966. The agreement Castro has made to allow more Cubaa refugees to enter the USA underscores the proMem he a in feeding his people. The Viet Nam situation and the Dominican Republic kmi- dent have con the Ad- mintration that "the nitary might of our rmtion must ,be Fine Arts department made the "toM war." mamtained at a "ready" basi un atd delivered 14 boxes off Russ War Threat Faint Tmeans stetrped-up de. "- fel,2Se "n, whieh treas to the golden aged men I d not look for war with erie   . L and wvaert of the eornanunlty. Russia during 1966. Russia is a armtmr prop to me ecom Intevn ]dtafin dmm-, still .greatly concerned with .:... _ .... w,ntte SUCh aeense sperm ed cash to the local welfaJtry g to bring ,prosperity to ':._ "" foe "h .'1 ' " mg win us vuy upon fund. Eve Literary de-[her own people, and is eslx- cony on ' ::"'' i " partt  a patient at[tally troubled about the lag lcnve. ._mm oq. tthe: ,[tofndLrgl Show. [in fm'm puetivty. 3m n ered her with - American  ,,, r,,. ,; .... ,/no De negmxea, tiavmg core ,- . , ....... - ..,,, .o,.-u.s., .,-, v,,,,- w,u.-/frO m behi,,4  # ae 'C' Hon/ sent gift paeakges to in Russia may come to headlth, "a;':, '1.: Lakota Viliaee .................. " ............... ' . m .t"Jo it cl SlrO S l ' " Other ents dormted --*; xxr,, . ......  ,, , , [ly to a, ter and aDov Russaa -- ..... """' " '""" ' " '' to open another wide" gap time and goods  the needy on a good show ,by heating up [ ' " to the Nursing home. the."cold war;" but this slou Cards, fruits and jices were constitute no more than tgEeat- given tae marsirg tmme and erring gestures and herd talk. Shut-ins. The Berlin crisis is not l:ikeiy Many of the dub members!to be a major issue in 1966, are leadem of the youth itheugh there eoutd ,,b,_ some groups in town wto assisted nuisance events to try m in ,brgmg ,cheer and g! patience." carols to the city dwrs. No Red China War acts. ,ore00oe a,.o,t wa, are ot use .m cuo prelects with Red China in 1966. Mac and contests, is not yet ready to risk major confronca HIS lagging Seen 'n Herod tarm .n,d indurial programs still am as major problems, and the task of extending Red Recent drop-ins at The Free China's nuclear progress iS a Press ffice were Mr. and Mrs. heavy b The f task for Red Terry Gmon to show us their China is  get a seat in the cute little pup named "Sniffy" Un]ted . Wite South- . . . After heaving that Seattle east Asia is an attractive plum, had !3 inches of Shay, the teriteril eansion may we,el have to wait in Red Chinas most in about .haft a century, timetable, as a peaceful we got to thinking maybe  file on her part v0Id make Priest .lake neiMx, the Batcbelors, might j,ust as well gaiai a seat a the UN e- ier. UN admission, of coe, heve stayed at the lake . . . would greatly ebmee Red When it's 42 above in a 1ce Ch,ina's prestige in dealings like Minot, N. D., on Dec. 29th, it's news. Ham operator Jon Early got the information from armSher ham in Minot Wed- nesday morning... Our - life observatitns at Williams lake Wednesday morning took a drop. AB we smv was a yafler cat sniffing around Garth Tur- ner's cabin next dor. Perhaps it belongs to the Lyman John- sons... And speaking of wild- life, we saw an item in The Cheavelmh Irdependent telling of a farmer near there ho chased away a pack if wlves Spokane; Mr. ,and Mrs. Cal about to enjoy some very rm'e Nieoal, Laont; uncle art& beefsteaks... Why is it Eaat aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Harry. Da-[a person who . fore .ts is is, St. Jhn; aunt, Mrs. Esther l called a mrecaster ut a per. Putnm, Chula Vista, Calif. I son who predicts is caled a and three cousins in St. John'.JP redictr? Another whimsy Services In Rosalia I of the moth, er tongue, we .Serces were held Dec. 27 at the Rosalia Methodist church with Rev. G. Edward Knight officiating. Irlerment was in the IOOF Evergreen cemetery at Rosala. Soloist at the funeral was Viola Heine- mann and orgaaist was Wflma Wtdman. Pallbearers were Dick Hurst, Bill Denton, Wlt Enzler, Jerry CRfford, Rollie Porter and Don s. Hon- ora, ry bearers were Came O#e, Wayne Kjav.k, Dean Dermic, Start Bham, Bud Holling and Bob Holling. 'guess . . . Wonder how come that frequent Chancy visior Ilarry Mortague of Spokane hasn't shown up around here during the holidays . . . The old Queer Duck says it may be a tong time before he buys a coor TV inasmuch as he is going to walt until the pao- grams improve . . . Daffyi-: tion: Home ,is where yu cn scratch any place tha ches Sees Slower Gains The increase in defense spending notwithstaP, ding, I oreca,st that the ecoaay be hard pressed to mah the fa, mastie achievements of the past four years. Threats of ma- jor labor strikes have been playing n "rmt rol rt stimulating inven accum- ulations orm time to time to keep thiags raging along. I do took fr iadalhbal pro- duction to edge to a ne :gh.  owever, I {ear the peak will tome ,before midyear arid tap- er off r. On the Whole, the bus eli, mate in 1966 may well' be one of high-level stltlity rather tlm of vgorous climb. 'Bsinees capital . expemii, tm, es, which bae 'been a key factor in pvolenging, the busi- ness boom, Should min a stror bolstering i,uerme. However, I ,predict that they will not provide as much in the way of upthrust for the .. Continued on 'p,ge five) , . Arid a quartet is four per- sorts who wish the other three wuld learn to sing... We'll see you in, 1966. So lmag for now .... CHENEY BANKER W. Edward Betz is shown hem accepti, g a plaque from Chancy Putur Ferrnrr ,dl president BIU McMillan after Betz had been macl an honorary chapter farm- r. Bill is the son of the Ted McMilrans of Chancy.