Fritz Truan, 1938 Rodeo Champion

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Fritz Truan, 1938 Rodeo Champion - champion cowboy who is still not a has-been as...
champion cowboy who is still not a has-been as he demonstrated by winning- the Calgary Stampede bucking horse championship in July. Dick Griffith, upper right, noted trick rider, will be among the three riders giving- exhibitions steer riding-, such as that seen bt the the feature events of th e show. 1938 Rodeo Champions Announced Gene Ross Captures Runner-Up Honprs In Bulldogging Burel Mulkey, the diminutive cowbojy from Salmon City, Idaho, s the 1938 world's champion cow- >oy. This announcement was made at the Rodeo Association .of America America headquarters in Salinas by "Yed S. ATcCarger, secretary, upon :h e final. compilation of official ponts earned jn competition in i. A. A. accredited rodeos hroughout the cduntry during the year. Gene Ross, winter jesident of Grande, was runner-up in th e bulldogging championship being osed out by Everett Bowman of Hillside, Ariz., after having led during the 10 first months of the •ear. Mulkey, in scoring 8,126 points, osed out the defending champion, :verett Bowman, of Hillside, Ariona, Ariona, by an 87' point margin and will receive $500.00 in cash from jevi-Strauss Company, makers of ,evi overalls and other western apparel. Mulkey is a native of daho, 33 years old and . has a mother, four sisters and a brother, all living in Boise. His hobby is fishing. On February 1st, 1938, Mulkey was in four place in the race for champion cowboy, havng competed competed and won points at Casa Grande, Grande, Arizona. During Februaijy, he dropped to seventh place, having won points in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. He did not compete dur- j Dr. W. S. Lackner DENTIST SPECIAL ATTENTION TO PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS PLATE, BRIDGEWOHK AND •X-RAYS Prices Within Reach of All 79 Stone Avenue Phone 966 TUCSON, ARIZONA Help Yourself Laundry NEW LOW PKIL-KS ELECTRIC MACHINES Mrs. C.-E. Fritzinger 3 Blocks North of Morgan's Court Phone in ing March and, therefore, dropped dropped to eleventh place. In April, he won points at Red Bluff and Saugus, Saugus, California, and went up to first place, which place he held during May and June. During July, July, he won points at Reno, Nevada, Nevada, Wolf Point; Montana, Ogden, Utah, Calgary, Canada and Sheriden. Sheriden. He dropped to second place oh the first of August, Paul Carney moving into the lead. On September September 1st, Mulkey was dn fourth place, and remained in fourth place during October and on November November 1 was in third place. Going Going into the home stretch, Mulkey and Everett Bowman, were running running neck to neck, there being- only four points between them after after the Madion Square Gardens Rodeo at New York. Both competed competed in the Little Rock, Arkansas, Arkansas, Rodeo, where Mulkefcr won considerably more points than Bowman, putting him out in front to the extent of 87 points. The Rodeo Association of America America issues points on the following following basis: One point being won for every dollar won in prize money in the roping events, in steer decorating decorating and in steer wrestling; on e and one-half points for every dollar won in the riding events. The R.A.A. also issues cham- ships in the various R.A.A. events which are bronc riding, bull or steer riding, steer wrestling, steer decorating, calf roping, team roping, roping, steer roping or single roping and bareback riding. The champion bronc rider for 1938 is Burel Mulkey, who will receive receive $200.00 in cash given by Harry Harry Rowell, rodeo stock contractor of Hayward, California. Nick Knight is in second place, Fritz Truan in third, and Doff Aber in fourth. The champion bull or steer rider is Kid Fletcher. His reward will be $100.00 in cash from the Wcst- Holliday Company, Publishers Representatives of San Francisco. Hughie Long is in second place and will also receive a cash award amounting to $50.00. also donated .bv West Holliday Company. Paul Carney was third, and Smoky Snyder fourth. Th e champion steer wrestler for 1938 is Everett Bowmart whose nrize will be $100.0 Oin cash donated donated by the John B. Stetson Com- oany, of Philadelphia, Penn.. makers makers of Stetson hats. Gene Ross is second. Hugh Bennett third and Dick Truitt fourth. In steer decoratine. the cham- nion 'is Warner Linder. with Andy T/und in second place. Frank Schneider in third, and Norman Person in fourth. The winner will reoeiv,, $100.00 in cash, the trophy "ivcn bv the Howard Automobile fomnanv. Buick dealers of San ^rnncbco and Los Aneeles. Andv T.und will receive S50.00 in cash rtonntrrl hfcr the Howard Automobile Automobile Comnany. The calf roninpr champion for 1P2R is Clvde Burke, who wins Sino.OO cash from th e N. Porter Activities At Sacaton HoIU Soanlar, CorreopoBdeat C. C. Wright and sons Earl and Mos e of Fort Deshane, Utah are visitors in Sacaton ths week. Howard and Ralph • Beckett were host for Mose and Earl Wright Monday. Guests, were, Anita Anita Jane King, Molla Shuler, Katherine, Katherine, Sutah and sEdith Packer, Lillian Ramse^ and Barbara Peebles, Peebles, Bobbie Shillings, Bobbie Ramsey, Robert Shuler, Bill Robnson. Robnson. Four tables of duplcate bridge were played Monday" evening at the Employees club. East and West winners wer e Ruthe McKinney McKinney and Mrs. A. L. Wood, North and South were Gordon Corlin j and R. A. Sanderson. Those present present were Mr.' andi Mrs. R. A. Sanderson, Sanderson, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Peebles, Peebles, Mr. and I Mrs. R. O. Packer. Mr. and Mrs.JH.jR. Schilling, Dr. and Mrs. M. EL BurgessTMrs. A. L. Wood. Mrs. Ruth e McKinney, Gordon Gordon Corbin. L. G. Browne, George Morrison, Mrs. C. J. King. Mrs. G. Connor. Mrs. A. Vedon- 'ch, Mrs. E. Lundbery and Mrs. B. baby lean Mesdames Slona (J C. B. Billie is a Mrs. with grocery sent Saddle Company, of Phoenix, Arizona. Arizona. Toots Mansfield is second, with Jak e McClure third and E. Pardee fourth.. The team roping champion is Tohn Rhodes, with Tom Rhodes second, Buckshot Sorrells third and Joe Bassett fourth. John Rhodes will receive $100.00 in cash from-the H. J. Justin Boot Com- oany of Fort Worth, Texas, makers makers of Justin Boots. Tom Rhodes, runner-up, will receive $50.00 in cash, from Justins. Steer roping champion is Hugh Bennett, who will receive a .$250.00 saddle, donated and made by Keystone Keystone Brothers Saddlery, of San Francisco, California*. Asbury Schell is in second place, Everett Bowman in third and Lawrence Conlay in fourth. ^ Pete Grub is the champion bareback rider and Fritz Truan is second. Smoky Snyder third and Paul Carney fourth. BALDNESS? DANDRUFF? Btldneu, thin, filling hail, ugly dandrafl. dnr. CUM or cictM oil can be • ml hindrance to nic- ccn— hippinMJ. Try L. B. 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  1. Casa Grande Dispatch,
  2. 16 Dec 1938, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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