Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on July 21, 1967 · Page 1
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World's Top Bull Rider Is on Rodeo List FAIR Treasure Villey- Fair through Saturday with highs be. tween 90 and 95 bothdays-lows tonight 55 to 60. VOL. XLVIII NO. 306 3 0;ihc Tfrct , /f/i Independent Daily Newspaper Dedicated to Community Progress" CIRCULATION PHONE W you how nol r8«i**d yovf FREE PRESS by 5:30 P.M. plww call 466-789) for prompr d*lir*fy. Cir- culofon pKoiws clot* at 6:30 P.M. NAtiPA, IDAHO, FRIDAY, Jl'LY 21, 1967 14 PAGES 10 CENTS A TOP IDAHO COWBOY, Ken Stanton of Weiser, stays on top of the big grey Howdy Thursday night but ended out of the money for his ride. The bronc buster ho|ds second place in Snake River Stampede with a 67 score earned Wednesday. Stanton is more noted for his. bull riding where he is listed seventh in national competition for the 1967 season. (See story and picture on Pa* 6 3 ) (Staff Photo) THE STAMPEDE Best Bull Rider Slated for Arena NAMPA- The world's No. 1 bull rider, Bill Slanton, Amboy, Wash., will head the list of contestants in tonight's fourth performance of the Snake River Stampede. Stanton, making his firs! appearance in this year's Stampede events, has earned $11,724 in the bull riding event this season. Teamed with Stanton will be Jim Charles, Oakdale, Calif., who is currently rated 10th in the championship bracket. Each fs looking to better the 72 points scoredbyGeorgePaul of Del Rio, Tex., in Tuesday night's opening competition. So far this year, only seven pokes have managed to slay on top of the wild, rough-tough Brahma stock furnished by Beutler Brothers. Twice that number had bitten the dirt long before the required eight seconds of time expired. A pair of top-notch bronc busters from the west will take on the hard bucking stock of Beutler Brothers intheSaddlebrbnc competition. Chuck Swanson, Beer Creek, Mont., holding fifth spot in national ratings, andNed Londo, Las Vegas, Nev., ranked ninth, are scheduled to climb aboard two of the toughest broncs In the rodeo string. Londo presently is leading in Stampede competition. A Thursday night crowd of 10,000 rodeo fans were delighted with the celebrllyacl presented by Little Joe Cartwright (Mich- ael Landon) fromthePonderosa, backed up by the world-famous all-time favorites, the Sons of the Pioneers. Especially well- received was Billy Armstrong's fiddle playing. The Zoppe family, rosinback riders and acrobats, also received rousing applause for their fine performance. In the queen contest competition, Debbi Marts of Nampa was selected as winner in last night's competition. Shewill join Beth Leach of Eagle and Linda Campbell of New Meadows in the finals Saturday night. An entirely new contest in s t e e r wrestling developed Thursday night when big Roy Duvall, Boynton, Okla,, a cowboy ranked first nationally in the event and holding second spot in the Snake River Stampede, missed throwing his steer to drop from serious competition. Also missing their steers were Bill Duvall, Roy's younger brother, who had a good 10.7 time Wednesday nighl, and Phil Hatcher, Okernah, Okla., who was leading the contest with a total time of 15,9 after two previous tries. He had taken top money Wednesday night with a rapid 6.4 time on his second steer. Moving into the lead was Sonny Ehr of Minot, N. D., whoalsohad fastest time last night with a7.4 His total on three steers adds up to 37.6. In second place is Kenny Neu- ens, Bismarck, t. D., with a total of 38.6 on three steers. Gene Miles, Eugene, Ore., hasa total score of 45.4, following a 9.4 ride Thursday nighl. Boise's Dean Oliver thrilled (Continued on Pg. 2, Col. 1) INSIDE Slar visits kids Page 3 Church page Page 8 Farm lopics Page ,u Almanac Page A2 Ann Landers Page A6 Classified ads. Pages A3,A!,A5 Comics Page A2 Crossword Page A2 Deaths Page 2 Dr. Molner Page A3 Editorial opinion. . . Page 4 Heloise. , , Page A3 Horoscope Page A2 Sports Pages 6,7 Television log Pago A6 Women's news Page 5 NEW ZEALAND HOPES FOR 2 CENTS WORTH AUCKLAND, New Zealand (UPI)-New Zealand is having a lot of trouble getting in Its two cents worth. The trouble lies with the new two-cent coins Hie government ordered coined by the British Mint. First, at least 58,000 of the new coins turned out to have teen stamped "Bahama Islands." The British Mint had just sent along its apologies and an offer to pay for replacing the bad two-pennies when slot machine and telephone officials complained. They reported thousands of the new coins are too fat to fit in their machine slots. New Zealand officials were dispatching this latest fault back to Britain when today coin users reported more woe. It seems the new two-penny coins also tend to split in two when dropped. ^ ·· ~irf~^~^_rxj~u Airmen Down 3MIGs SAIGON (UPI)-U.S. Navy Jet pilots today shot down three Communist MIG interceptors and damaged a fourth in the greatest air battle in two months. No American planes were reported lost In the dogfighting over ttie-Ta-Xi oil -dump 20 miles northeast of the major North Vietnamese port of Haiphong. The three kills, the greatest since U.S. pilots shot down four of the Soviet-designed jets May 20 near Hanoi, raised to 80 the number of MJGs lost in dogfights with American planes. The MIGs have shot down 20 U.S. planes, spokesmen said, The MIGs gave battle today for the first time since June 5. Eight MIGs made a feint toward U.S. Air Force bombers Thursday but two missiles sent them scurrying. Today, with the F8 Crusaders from theVUiFleet aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard continuing a two-week campaign against North Vietnam's precious oil supplies, the MIGs fought. It marked a red letter day for U.S. fliers above and below the North-South Vietnam border, To the south U.S. Air Force D52s dumped up to a million pounds in bombs on (he major Communist buildup in the A Shau Valley. Three waves of the Stratolor- tresses, at least 18 planes each carrying 60,000 pounds in bombs, smashed the forbidden (Continued on Pg. 2, Col. 3 Hong Kong Police Nab Goon Leader British Mum on Charges ' SPECIAL GUESTS at the luncheon meeting of IheNampa Kiwanis Club Thursday were Gloria Shaw of Bowmont, a member of the Junior Llvestockmen 4-H Club sponsored by the Klwaais Club, and her 4-nionth-old, 60-pound lamb. With her here are Kiwanis member Don Patterson and Dr. Charles .Hanson, club president..^Gloria piius.lo showher'l»mb»l tte ujewatagC»yonCouatv 4-H and FFA Junior Fair, July 31 - Aug. 4. The 4-H club members specialize in raising beef, sheep and hogs, and this is Gloria's third year in raising fat lambs. (FREE PRESS PHOTO) U.S. Requests Halt on Merger WASHINGTON (UPI) -The Justice Department today asked a federal court to block the merger of American Broadcast, ing Co. and the International Telephone and Telegraph Corp., charging the deal was approved under "erroneous legal rules." The department's brief, filed in U.S. District Court here, also charged that evidence presented to the Federal Communications Commission was inadequate to justify the merger The pact was scheduled to go into formal effect at midnight tonight. An FCC spokesman said that despite the Justice Department action the companies could go ahead and seal the bargain, barring the issuance of an injunction against it. Specifically, the Justice Department asked the court to set aside FCC orders approving the merger, issued on Dec. 21 and June 22, and "such other relief as may be necessary or appropriate." SOLON CHALLENGES McHUGH NOMINATION WASHINGTON (iw) - sen. jdm j. wuiums, n-Dei moved today to have the federal appointment of Simon Me'-' Hiigh, husband of one of President Johnson's former secretaries, returned to the Senate for reconsideration. The selection and rapid confirmation of McHugh for the $26,000 a year job as a member of the Subversive Activities Control Board came (o light Thursday. Williams submitted two motions-- one asking that the nomination be returned, the other asking senate reconsideration. McHugh, who married the former Victoria McCammon, a favorite Johnson secretary, was confirmed for the post on July 17 without debate. The confirmation came three days before a deadline lisled in the congressional record for filing any objections to the appointment. The 29-year-old McHugh, a native of Washington, D.C., is an accountant and worked with the Small Business Administration a short time before being tapped by his wife's ex-boss, Johnson, for promotion, Mrs. McHugh is from San Angelo, Te. The White House defended (tie appointment. Another Republican senator, Gordon Allott, Colo called the appointment "an outrage and disgrace." '' HONG KONG swooped into luxurious McDonnel Road before dawr. today and arrested a major leader In the Communist campaign to humble British authority in this crown colony. Police did not disclose the charges against Tong Ping-tat, treasurer of the Communist-led Hong Kong Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and a chieftain in the "Anti-Suppression Fighting Committee of Hong Kong and Kowloon Compatriots/' the group which directed mass mob violence the past month. A government spokesman described Tong as one of the loudest and most militant of the leftists. But he lived in comfort. The Importer lived in the silken luxury of McDonnel Road on Hong Kong Island on the profits of his trade with Communist China and at the same time moved with the anti- British forces. Ills arrest capped a week of raids against Communist centers. Some Communists, especially Die good squad headquarters, used add, Molotor cocktails and rocks against police. Today the Communists used only words. The Communist press attacked the imprisonment for two years of a Red Chinese New China News Agency reporter and the arrest of seven other Communist newsmen, held for Illegally demonstrating. The Communists warned the British they will be held "responsible for all grave consequences." The Communist newspapers of Hong Kong also reported a mass "victory" celebration just across the border inCommunist China. They reported Red Chinese army commanders awarded posthumous membership in the Communist Party to a comrade killed in a border incident July 8 at Shataukok. BULLETIN DUKBAN, South Africa (UPI) -- Albert Luthuli, a Zulu chief who won the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize for his untiring efforts on behalf of equality for South Africa Blacks, was hit and killed today by a freight train Kuna Kave Riders Win Top Award in Parade NAMPA- Kuna Kave Riders, Black Canyon Riders, and New Plymouth Riders placed one, two and three in (he Snake River Stampede parade contest Thursday night. The Caldwell Rufflettes won the I'tmior club prize, In Individual scoring, Mary Ann House of Nampa won best woman designation. JackGivens, Nampa, was best man; Dorothy Hale and Carol Davis of Nampa w«re best pair of women; Ifow. ard Poler and Frank James of Nampa copped host pair of men; and Ron Stevens and Barbara Stevens of Boise were judged best pair man and woman. Ages 15-18: Best girl, Nancy Ellis, Nampa; hest pair girls, Cindy Lewis and Barbara Exley, Nampa; best boy, Lonny Paul, Nampa; best pair boys, Doug Poller and Btalne Simpson, Nampa; best pair boy and girl, Gary l.owber and Kathy Magnussen, Nanopa. Ages 11-14: Best girl Terry Boston, Nampa; best pair girls, LaDoena Fnlcher, Nampa, and (Continued on Pg. 2, Col. 7) Scout Councils To Consolidate NAMPA - The Ore-Ida Boy Scout Council with headquarters in Nampa will combinesoonwith the Mountain view Council which has central offices in Boise. The merger was announced here today by Bob Ferdinand, Ore-Ida executive council president. SNAKING TIIROIGII THE AIR Is Iho loop of Dean Oliver, Idaho's favorite cowboy, who throw and tied his calf In 11,5 seconds Thursday night to move Into the leadwllh a total lime of 25.G for two calves. Soven times call roping champion of Hie world, Oliver will be the man to beat In Snako liiver Stampede competition. Sonny Ehr of Mlnot, N.D., holds onto second place with a total score of 28 seconds flat for two (Staff I'lio(o) It has been approved by both councils, along with a proposal to establish th« combined council's office at Boise, Both councils will appoint five men to a committee that will supervise the merger. The joint committee is scheduled to meet Aug. 15 in Boise. James Monroe, Mountain View Council scout executive, said that the unification is expected to take place about Jan, 1,1068, The Ore-Ida Council hasscout Emmetl, Letha, New Plymouth! Frullland, Payette.Welser.Mld- vale, Cambridge and Council in Idaho and at Adrian, Owyhee, Nyssa, Ontario, Vale, Harper' Jamison, Juntura, Burns and Hines in Oregon. The Mountain View Council comprises Elmore, Boise, Valley, half of Adams and most of Ada and Owyhee counties. "The merger will give us more efficient operation," Ferdinand said, "We'll get betlerscouling for the money we're spending. We'll have less office personnel and less executive personnel." Jack Long, Ore-Ida Council scout executive, was not available for comment. He is supervising the Scout camp at Warm Lake. The merger was approved by a 4-1 margin in the Ore-Ida Council, Ferdinand said. "I understand there was a 60-1 ratio In the Mountain View Council," he added. Although both councils have approved Boise as the site of the combined council's headquarters, Ferdinand said this Is not yet a certainty. "The joint committee won't be bound by this," he staled. BUI Monroe contended that (Continued'on Pg. 2) CoL 5)

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