Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on July 3, 1967 · Page 3
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Sfompede Queen Hopefuls Idaho Free Press, Monday, July 3, 19S7 -- 3 MARILYN MATHEWS. 18, Boise, will seek (he Snake River Stampede title as a representative of the Ada County Sheriffs Mounted Posse. She Is ttie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Mathews. CARMEN MORGAN, 20, Mountain Home, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. Morgan. She will represent the Silver Sage Riding Club of Mountain Rome Air Force Base in the queen contest. BETH LEACH, 11, Eagle, has been entered In the contest by the Eagle RidingClub. The daughter of Mr. and Jtfr.Si.Frank ^ Leach, she Is a student at Meridian High School. JOYCE GALEMORE, 1C, llomedale, will bt making her first appearance in the Stampede queen contest as a representative of (he Owyhee Ranglers of Hqmedale.^.Stp.isJJie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LeVoy Gilemore. Tobacco-spiff ing Champ Likes Good Tail Wind /ferns Reported Taken from Cars RALEIGH, Miss. (UPI)- Clgar-smoking George Craft boasts he can spit a distance of more than 27 feet if he has a good tail wind. Craft, the 67-year-old undisputed national tobacco spitting champion, will defend his title here July 8. "Oh, I hit 21 feet, two inches one time when I was practicing," Craft said. "Course, you Permission Denied VALETTA, Malta (UPI- British aviatrix Sheila Scott, holder of the women's round- the-world air record, Saturday said she had to give up her attempt to set a new London-to- Cape Town record because the Chad government would not let her fly over its country. can't do that without a little wind." The tanned Raleigh oldtimer won the 1966 event with a shot of 21 feet, three inches, but he was fighting a cross wind. A sharp-shooting aimer, he also won his third title in the accuracy contest. Craft, who learned his method from his mother, first started spitting at chickens and lizards when he was a teenager in rural Smith County. But now he only chews for competition. Craft has won each competition since the first one in 1953 except two limes when Johnny Stewart out-spurted him. But Stewart has gone into retirement because he can't hold in his false (eeth and spit at (he same time. NAMPA-- Two cars were reported prowled in Nampa during the week end, police said today. Rex Blxby, Nampa Route 4, reported a pair of sunglasses tak;n from his vehicle after a wln.i wing was broken. Glen Carter, 1023 10th Ave. S., said a sack of books and a quart of buttermilk were taken from his car. Repair Warning Issued NAMPA -- Tlie recent disastrous hails! rom has attracted undesirable "fly by night" craftsmen to the area to repair damage, Nampa contractor L.D. McGoldrick said today. McGoldrick, a board member of the Private Contractor Association of Idaho, warned area homeowners, "For your own protection do not rush into an agreement or contract until you have first checked on the person you wish to hire for the Job. job. McGoldrick said it is best to ask for bank or supply house credit references. Any reputable contractor should be glad to supply you with this Information, he said. "If you are not acquainted with someone in the field of work you want done," stated McGoldrick, "merely call one or two lumber yards o. paint stores and ask them. They will name some of the reputable, local contractors with whom they do business." McGoldrick asked people to be paliert in having their repairs made. Due to the heavy load of work, it can't all be done immediately. This wailing is better than rushing into an unsatisfactory job, he pointed out. McGoWrick said, "[ want to point out to the people if a person is not recorded on tile with the EmploymentSecurityAgency as a contractor, the person who employs him assumes financial responsibility in ttie event of an accident on the job. "However, a man who is a registered contractor assumes responsibility and insurance for himself on the job." Citation Issued In Auto Mishap NAMPA- Marc S. Shigeta, New Plymouth Route 2, was charged with a basic rule violation early Sunday after the car he was driving slid sideways info a power pole at Davis Ave- enue and Midland Boulerard, police reported. Investigators said the car's brakes apparently locked in loose gravel. The crash caused ' a blowout and damage to the right rear fender butnopersonal injury, police said. The power pole was not damaged. What Next? By Dick Johnson Tuesday being the Fourth of July, permit me to reminisce. On July 3, 1932, a man slopped his 1928-mode! Paige at a roadside stand and bought $2 worth ol fireworks. Two boys in the back seat of the car were delighted. Two dollars was a lot of money in 1932. For two dollars, one could buy eight square meals in many restaurants and a substantial number of hamburgers-not the ulcer-inducing abominations of today, but the kind with real meat, onions, lettuce, the works. But two dollars could also buy a lot olfi re works. The mail carried the assortment of pyrotechnics to the car in a wooden box about the size of an orange crate. "Geel Two dollars," said the smaller of the boys. "It's Ihe Fourth of July tomorrow," the man said, being earful with his cigar ashes. When you write a column, it's easy to beat deadlines. When you're stuck for an idea, all you have to do is drag out something about your relatives, cute sayings o! kils. the state of the nation and world chaos, (he lessons of history. But 1 write about one particular relative--my father-because I think he embodied the old-fashioned patriotism that has made the Fourth of July endure as a day of celebration. He would, I think, lave spent his last dime for Fourth of July fireworks, provided there was food in the house first. He worshipped Boosevelt--not FDR--Theodore. Teddy's picture occupied a prominent place in theliving room Adorning the wall next to Teddy was the famous "Spirit of '76" painting. My father didn't shout his patriotism except when he became angry over Hie issues of the times--which was frequent. He was the son of a Sweile who farmed in western Oregon when Ihe only subsidy was good weather and the only way to recover from disaster was hard work. He had no patience with those whn foumlfault with America. "If you don't like it here, go there," he once shouted at a visitor. He had no patience with alien systems. He wept when diplomatic recognition was extended to Russia. In a way, I'm glad he isn't alive now. It past actions caused him to weep, the bumbling antics of men in high places today would break his heart. Indians Subject to Draft SAN FRANCISCO (UPiHt's all right for an American Indian to go on the warpath for the United States. Federal Judge Alfonso J. Zlr- poll said so here in ruling that "treaty Indians" are citizens and thus are subject to the dralt. 2lrpoli's decision came in a suit by Richard D. Williams,22, who lived on a Shoshone Indian Reservation at Battle Mountain, Nev., until liis induction into the Army last March. Williams claimed under U.S, treaties signed a century ago with the Shoshones he was neither a citizen nor a resident alien "within the meaning of the Universal Military Training and Service Act." Williams, siaieu to go to Yicinsrfi, asked the court to order the Array to grant his discharge application. When the jurist announced his decision, a group of Indians broke into a foot-stamping protest. They were escorted from the courtroom by M.S. marshals. Some tortoises in the Galapagos Islands weigh 500 pounds and have perhaps reached 200 years of age Around About The NAMPA Area GIVE AWAY- A small stray black and while female kitten with long hair will be given awiy. Call 46C-260D. LADY FIREMEN- The Lady Firemen will hold a business meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday In Wengert Hall. PHONE 466-1891 or 459-4664 10 place your classified ad. ENDS TOMITE DEAN ANN- MARTIN MARGRETI IURL MAIDEN sew A.COIWBA PiCIUfiCS RELE«E PLUS CO-HIT ---'RICHARD ELHE SUVA somiriER KOBCIM HBEL BREED TfCKHICOldli® HCHSISCOPf OPEH 8:45 Mower Missing NAMPA - Reiner Kreps, 311 Banner St., reported a power lawnmower taken from his property last night or early today, police said. PHONE '466-7891 or 459-1664 to place your classified ad. Mattress Burns NAMPA -- Firemen were summoned to the Sanlos Sandoval residence, 312 Dewey St., at 8:50 p.m. Sunday to extinguish a mattress blaze. Damage was confined to the mattress and bed.firemenreported. ENDS TONIGHT OPEN 7:00P.M. SWDRAD GEORGE HAMILTON Doctor, you've gol to br kidding! S?. MCTBOCOtM MHROCOtOftj Commander Arrives BANGKOK (lPI}--Maj. Gen. Hal D. McCown, new U.S. military commander for Thailand, arrived Saturday to assume his new job. PHONli 466-7891 or 459-46G4 to place your classified ad. WE WILL BE CLOSED July 2nd thru July 6th WATCH FOR OUR GRAND OPENING July 7th 8th Both Locations Two Children Bruised When Struck by Auto NA.MPA -- Two children from Clarkston, Wash., escaped with minor injury Sunday evening when they were struck by a slow-moving car on Yale Street near High Street, police reported. Tammy K. Porten, 4, suffered a skinned elbow and Teresa Por- ten, 3, received minor bruises, police said, when they ran Into the street from behind a parked car. Roger L. Price, 18, of 114 High St., was driver of the car that struck them, according to police, who said no citations were issued, __ m STARTS §1] WEDNESDAY HOW SHOWING LAST 2 KITES COLUMBIA PICTURES frtuatt it* ]§§£ fWilCN PICTIM WERNATiOMl PROUCIiOT Color by Deluxe' PLUS CO-HIT Amobsler.achick I and Ike young guys pull ot! Ihe wife! I hold-up ollhem all! ouiiau nennts *a SAM swcti cw "THE HAPPENING" WINNER OF 6 ACADEMY AWARDS! 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