Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on February 1, 1973 · Page 3
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Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona · Page 3

Tucson, Arizona
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Thursday, February 1, 1973
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY I, 1973 · ·...'· T U C S O N UAIL1 C I T I Z E N PAGE 3 48th fiesta is Feb. 22-25 RodefyBoss Bill are synonymous By HARRY CLIME Citizen.Staff Writer.... When the old hanJs begin to dust off the good Stetson and get out the less-faded pair of Levi's, and' the ,. newcomers crowd western wear .stores f or ·the loudest shirts and-flashiest pair of boots; you know some-: _ thing's up: Rodeo. '"v 'February in Tucson is the month when a year's preparation culminates in four fun packed days at America's "largest outdoor, midwinter rodeo," the 48th annual Fiesta idelos Vaqueros, scheduled for Feb. 22-25. · / · . ; - ' ' , . ' ? . "The world's - longest non 'mechanized parade" joins, the rodeo as costars of the month- long . western flashback that now includes a myriad of social and cultural events dedicated to the wesern mood. " "The battered words about hundreds of man-hours pkcked into 12 long months to make it -possible are true; ' ; 'But, perhaps most do not realize that it takes a lot of money to put on the rodeo. It's a $115,000 venture. For more than 20 years Bill A. West has been-a part of 'the Bill A. West machinery which puts the rodeo and many- of its related events together. He's in his third year as chairman of the Tucson Rodeo Committee. "Once the (rodeo) bug bites you, it's pretty hard to cure," says West, a former roper and horse trainer who still enjoys riding. "I get a kick out of watching any kind of rodeo activity." "It's something special," he says, but it's "intangible." He explains it further by pointing to, the rodeo committee. Many are horsemen and rodeo buffs; others have never ridden a horse. "I don't think many of them even know Why" they put in long, payless hours for Tucson's western month. The work and worry^goes on for 361 days and then it all hinges on the last four when the weather plays a major role n{ separating success from failure. "We would' have a lot less ulcers if we had an inside arena," says West, "but the appeal of the (Tucson) rodeo is the outdoors and we are com- mitted to that purpose." If it all clicks,-any "profit" is plowed back into the rodeo^ grounds on South 6th Avenue, the year-round responsibility of the rodeo committee, which, has only tworpaiemployes, a secretary and a grpundskeep- er. ' . West ^stimates 225 to 250 people are directly involved in making the rodeo work. It's all volunteer -- "there's no other way to get the ]ob done," he says "i With the ,stands full, West sees financial success, but he also looks to^something more important to' him' -- continuation of a legacy." For years, bleachers were on a first-come, first-serve basis and that often prevented a workmgman with a family .from seeing 'something his ^'children"have waited 1 for all year. Last year seats were reserved in the bleachers and "the price remained the same. v "The object is to keep rodeo alive in the hearts of people," says West, "and nothing- breaks my heart any faster than seeing a family" with kids turned away from a full house " While the 48th edition of the rodeo is nearing its first grand entry, Feb." ^22, there's · a thought in the'back of West's mind that brings a smile to tos face -- the 50th event. 1 "Two good years will make the 50th show," .says West. He's not worried about sup- poit from Tucsmans . only the weather for the 48th and- 49th. power contract let ROSEMEAD, Calif. (AP)-Gulf Oil Corp. will design and build two nuclear reactor systems for a generating station' in the eastern California desert under a $185 million contract with Southern California Edison Co. . , The utility, in announcing the contract, said a site for the Diocese says no to women power plant has not, been picked. "This desert nuclear generating system will permit the company to help meet its dual obligation of providing, an adequate electric energy supply with minimal impact on the 'environment," said^ William R. Gould,' senior vice president of Edison. A company spokesman said total cost of the desert'gener- ating station is expected to be more than $950 million. Edison already supplies nuclear, power-generated energy from the San Onofre station near San Clemente. as priests ANAHEIM, 'Calif. (AP) Delegates to a convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, the church's largest, have voted against ordination of women.to the priesthood. The 1,000 clergy and lay delegates passed by voice vote a resolution endorsing the "ancient and traditional" practice of ordaining only men to the priesthood. . The churrJi does ordain women as deacons, who cannot celebrate Mass, 3. church spokesman said. The Rev. S..I. Habiby, chairman of the diocese's commu; nications department^ said the issue of \vomen entering the priesthood will come before the church's fall general convention in Louisville.' IT'S NOW ON! BUY ONE PAIR AND RECEIVE ONE PAIR ABSOLUTELY FREE!* Sizes 3 to 1 2. Widths AAAA to B 'DOWNTOWN *· 49 E. PENNINGTON OPEN FRI. EVE.. You're invited to a Horoscope Analysis Party FEATURING: D. Modin, author of Prophecy 1973-2000 Get your copy autographed by the author. Talk with the author about his prophetic view of the future of America. RECEIVE A THUMBNAIL ANALYSIS OF YOUR HOROSCOPE. FRIDAY, FBB. 2,2 TO 5 P.M. BOOK DfPT., DOWNTOWN ONIY STEINFELD'S We tip our hats to Rodeo Season on BIG HAT DAY IN TUCSON Be sure to attend the Big Hat Jamboree t in the Community Center, Saturday, Feb. 3. S T E T S O N tfekat Since John B.-created the first western hat.ithe'superb quality and craftsmanship has-gone uhdiminished. Today Stetson offers you a wider selection of · western styles for ranch or city wear. I 1. THE BILLINGS lives up to Western tradition with a wide flared brim and band that express the rugged look from every angle. Colors: Brown, Natural. 2. LITTLE DOGGIE: a popular style with a smaller brim and narrow band. Colors: Natural, Tan. 3. OPEN ROAD: traditionally the Great American Hat for urban, suburban and country wear. Truly a hat of character. Silver Belly color. Men's Hats, Street Floor $22.50 $18.95 FROM $18.95 S t o n · · t · n A i n f t · ft T u c s o n , A r i z o n * · 1 2 3 - 3 1 1 1 B Ground, Hog Day CREDIT CARD [master charge BANKAMERICARD. ORGANICALLY GROWN® SPRINGWEAR See our wide selection of Organically Grown® two-piece skirt sets to highlight your spring wardrobe. Machine washable in sizes: small, medium and large. All reasonably priced from 22.00 to 30.00 A. Ribbed pull-on top, sleeveless U-neck styling with embroidered pipleem button detailing. A-line skirt. Colors: Navy or White: $30.00 B. Off white pull-on top. Short "puffed sleeves. Button detailing and horizontal orange and green mist stripes at* yoke. A-line skirt bottom. $25.00 C; Short sleeve lemon wrap top with bow embroidery, lack tie over A-line skirt. $30.00 Junior VIP Shop, Street Floor ON BABY SHOE BRONZING DURING FEBRUARY Now is the time to save on bronzing baby's precious shoes. With every adorable scuff and crease preserved forever in -solid metal the,y make priceless gifts for your family. All styles reduced 25% including New Executive Line Reg. Price Style Bronze Sale Price 45 Portrait Stand $24.95 , $18.71 50 Bookends 22.95' 17.21 pr. style 4S ii» if Portrait Stand 62 Oval Miniature 21.95 lb.4b (with sxio or s»7 frame) 82 Ashtray -12.95 9.71 91 Onyx Paperweight 14.95 11.21, 51 Unmounted Shoe 6.95 each 5.21 each PLUS MANY MORE . . . Ask for FREE Folder SPECIAL ENGRAVING SERVICE You can add your child's name and birthdate or any other sentiment to this lasting keepsake. It costs so little... only 12c per letter. BRING SHOES IN NOW...SALE ENDS FEB. 28 CAN'T COME IN? Fill out and Mail Coupon Today Just send for fret, handy baby shot milling baf. Mail tMs ecu- Name. pan or Bh«it us ... TOP--' TODAY!' _Stat«_ JACOME'S DEPARTMENT STORE (623-3611) 77 No. Stone Ave. Tucson, Az. 85702 Stationery, Street Floor 3 GREAT WAYS TO GO FOR SPRING -%"·- ;-,;,,? ·^^ ; :'^ yv \1 :-"· D. The "Smash," a great fitting kidskin shoe for pants or dresses. Colors: Blue, Red, Bone, White. $19.00 E. The "Whiz," a smart little crepe sole tie-in Bone or Black patent leather. $16.00 F. The "Quilt," Yes, fiats are back. Try this comforter in Blue or Red Kidskin. $16.00 We also have regular stacked heel Cobblers in for spring, starting at 15.00. Ladies' Shoe's, Street Floor H. SHIRT JAC BY LeROY Top. off your spring wardrobe in the layered look with a machine washable and dryable shirt jac. Red, White or Navy acrylic. Sizes-. S,M,L. $26.00 SPRING LOOKS THAT CAN TAKE IT G. ALEX COLMAN'S SEPARATES A put-together that's as fresh as a Tucson morning, and one that will still look that way at sunset. Polyester separates in luscious colors of Sherbet, Pink. White and Cornflower Blue. Pull on pant, sizes: 8 to 20. $ 1 6.00 Shirt jac, sizes: 8 to 1 8. $28.00 Polka Dot Blouse, sizes: 10 to 16 $ 1 9.00 Ladies' Sportswear, Second Floor

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