Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on July 21, 1967 · Page 3
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Idaho Free Press, Friday, July 21,1961-3 Around About The NAMPA Area LADIES GOLF-EmmaNew- port Day will be observed bj the Broadmore Ladies Coll Association Wednesday at the club. Tee off time is 9 a.m. with a luncheon it noon. Reservations must be made by Monday. CARD PARTY - Eagles will sponsor a card patty at 6 p.m. Saturday al the Eagle's Hall. Prizes will be awarded and refreshments served. Public is invited. ART SESSION-Caldwell Art Association members will meet at 9 a.m. SundayatBanks'camp- grounl for a day ot painting. WAR MOTHERS - Nampa Chapter of American War Mothers will hold their annual picnic at 7 p.m. Monday at I he home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Still, 154 Rowena Ave. Rolls and refreshments will be furnished. Everyone is to take a covered dish and own table service. RtMMAGE SALE- The Early Morning Gardeners are sponsoring a rummage sale to be held at the old Bacon Jewelry building at 14th Avenue and Second Street South beginning at 9:30 a,m. today. Two Charged With Beer Consumption NAMPA -- Henry C. Nieder and Ralph L. Nieder, both of Nampa Route 2, each charged with illagal consumption of beer, posted J30 bond each in Justice Court. Chester L. Zimmerly, Nampa Route 5, and Thomas E, Clark, 112 Nectarine St., Nampa, charged with speeding, posted bonds of $30 and $35 respectively. Richard T. Myers, 715 E. Bird Ave., Nampa, was fined $5 and $5 cosfs In Justice Court on a charge of driving left of a center line. Bonds Forfeited NAMPA -- Nampa Municipal Court records Thursday showed the following forfeiting bonds: Delia Macy, 1317 Fourth SI. S., Nampa, stop sign violation, $15; Jason F. Young, 1104 Broxon St., Boise, failure to yield right of way, $30; Virginia M.' Johnson, Caldwell Route 6, : speeding, $15; Roger M.'Davidson, 916 Warm Springs Ave., Boise, failure to obey turn sign, $15; Sandra Trussell, 916 Sherman, stop sign violation, $15. Service Planned NAMPA - Dr. Joel Neder- hood, speaker ot The Back to God Hour, an International radio program heard over KGEM and KIDO in Boise, will hold a worship service at" the Boise YWCA a 11 a.m. Sunday. The Back to God Hour is the denominational radio broadcast of the Christian Reformed 'Church. The church is 400 years old and Includes followers ot the John Cilvin Reformation. Carburetor Missing NAMPA-- A carburetor was reported stolen from a car on the display lot of the De Wald Motor Co., 611 3rd St. S., police said today. Stars Visit Schools, Hospitals SHE'S ONLY I 1 /- but Tracy Stanton feels at ease on a horse. Her father, Ken Stanton of Weiser, and mother watch as she sits atop Boise cowboy Dean Oliver's horse at the Snake River Stampede. Stanton, a rodeo cowboy for seven years, is competing in bareback bronc and bull riding. ( F R E E PKESS PHOTO) STAMPEDE COMPETITOR Riding Bulls Is Fun, Says We/ser Cowboy ByOREN CAMPBELL NAMPA-- Why would anyone ride Brahma bulls tor a living? Ken Stanton, wiry cowboy from the Weiser area, says lie never gave it much thought. Bull riding is fun, he insists. Stanton, 25, has competed on Nampa today from the rodeo at I've had to stay at home," she Salinas, Calif., to compete at said, the Stampede. They have a ranch at Indian "Bill and 1 fly to the ro- Valley. Ken is a native of cen- deos this year," Ken slated, tral Oregon, but moved to the "Bill Kornell lias his own plane Weiser area when he and Ging- and we travel with him." er were married. . . . - Ken's attractive wife, Ginger, Ken hasn't ridden the bulls the Rodeo Cowboy Association is happy for the chance to watch here yet this week, circuit since 1950. He special- her husband in action at the But his 67 score Wednesday izes in bareback bronc riding Stampede. in the bareback bronc compe- "We've been married for four tition was the second-best rec- years and this is the first year orded in the event thus far. and bull riding. "I like to ride the bulls the best," he. said Thursday. n|ght after competing in the Snake River Stampede. \ "I guess it's we challenge of bull riding I like best," Stanton explained. "Most of them don't do the same thing twice. "I guess some of them develop a pattern if you watch them long enough, but I've never tried to out-think them. I just try and stay on." Five was his lucky number last year. "1 finished fifth In the nation in bareback bronc riding, fifth in bull riding and fifth in all- around." So far this season Stanton has worked his way to ninth in all-around earnings with $11,347 and seventh in bull riding with ?6,593. His brother Bill, 27,whocalls Amboy, Wash., home, has been on the RCA circuit two years less than Ken. Bill also rides the bulls-- so well, in fact, that he's leading all cowboys in this event. He's coming to Parade To Feafure IDS Pioneer Day MERIDIAN- Area families are invited to the Pioneer Day celebration sponsored by the two Meridian I..D.S. Wards Saturday. The day's program will begin with the annual Chuck Wagon Breakfast on the Meridian church grounds at 6:30 a.m. The Pioneer Day parade will leave the church grounds at 9:30 a.m., go west on Cherry Lane to West Seventh, south to West Washington, east on Washington to Meridian Street and north back to the churcli grounds. The first float will depict the church being restored In 1830, the second, the priesthood as the church's governing body, then covered wagons, andhand-carts depicting modes of pioneer travel. By BOB HOOKER NAMPA- Little Joe Cartwright (Michael Landoa) of "Bonanza" television fame and ths Sons of the Pioneers made just as big impressions touring hospitals and schools Thursday as they're making as stars of the 52nd annual Snake River Stampede. Accompanied by 1966 Stampede Queen Yo \Villhite and several current queen candidates, the grou visited Boise 'sChil- ren's Home Society of Idaho and the Veterans Administration Center and the Idaho Stale School and Hospital al Nampa. About 500 people welcomed Little Joe and his gang at the Vets Hospital and about 300 at sadi of the other two stops, Taking time out to signaflooil of autographs at the Clii id ren's Home, Little Joe answered one little boy's question about what was in his holster, "Is that a real gun, Little Joe?" "It's a real gun," Little Joe responded, "but it fires only pretend bullets." Finally, with more queries about his gun, Little Joe fired it and said, "See, it can make a great deal of noise, and you have to he careful not to gel hurl even with these blanks." Landon stated he makes about 15 rodeo tours a year, especially in the summer before (lie heavy work on the following season's "Bonanza" television series. Both at the Children's Home and al the Nampa State School, Little Joe yelled on his entrance at the grounds, "Hello, kids!" The crowds boomed back, "Hello, Little Joe!" Little Joe made It a point to talk about Brother Hoss Cartwright's weight (6-4 and 300 pounds) at all three places he visited Thursday. "He's so big," said Little Joe, "that he couldn't get through the airplane door to come with me. He said of his TV series mate, "The other night tie dreamed he ate a 25-pound marshmallow, and when he woke up in the morning his pillow was gone. "Brother Hoss eats only once a day-- from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.," Little Joe quipped and the crowds roared at his story it-all three places. '·' '·'·'· 'Landon, a p native'of Forest Hills, N.Y., and reared at Collingswood, N.J., told hisaud- ience at the Vets Center, "No, I didn't biing my horse-- they wouldn't let me and it makes me mad." Little Joe told his audiences that there will be a wedding on "Bonanza" the coming season -- but it won't involve me as I'm (lie youngest." He gave the ages of the A SPECIAL visitor at the Boise Children's Home Thursday was Michael Landon, "Little Joe" of television fame, flanked here by Ricky and Cheryl wao live at the home. Standing is exac- ullve direclor George Mousetls. Landan, accompanied by the Sons of the Pioneers and Stampede Queen Yo Willhile, also visited the Velerans Administration Center at Boise and the Idaho State School and Hospital at Nampa. (Staff Photo) were Mh ot Phoenix, Ariz. Your Opinion.. Please Why Stampede Is So Popular By NEOLA ROSSMAN Other floats will represent: The Relief Society Auxiliary organized in 1842 for mothers to provide charitable and benevolent service to the needy. -- The young Women's Mutual Improvement Association Auxiliary, organized In 1869 to provide spiritual development for girls over 12 years of age, Ndmpan through study and recreation. -- The Young Men's M.I, A. for young men of the same age group. -- The primary Auxiliary, organized in 1878 to give gospel training to children 12 and under. -- The Genealogical Society, organized in 1944, to seek and record history of ancestors and progenitors of the church's missionary program, depicting the spreading of the gospel to all corners of the world. Following the parade children will participate in foot races and other types of competitive sporting events, After lunch all adults will have competitive events, The equestrian show will follow featuring pole bending, barrel racing, relays, etc. A popular event of the day will be a miniature rodeo. There will also be a chicken scramble and greased-pig scramble for the children. General chairman of the celebration is Clyde Taylor, assisted by Tex Christensen and Leon Taylor. Lunches will be available at the hot dog and hamburger stand which will be in operation all day. Car Bash Set Chi Rho Club of the First Christian Church will stage a car bash between 9 a.m, and 5 p.m. Saturday on the Albertson parking lot. Charges are 10 cents for persons under 12 and 25 cents for those beyond that age. Receipts will be given to the Slate School and Hospital chapel fund. "Bonanza" series- Little and yelled,'Dad, Let's kill him Stampede clowns Jimmy Schu- Joe's 30 going on 31, Brother and get on with the party!' TMeher and Larry McKinney, Hoss is 35, Adam is 38, and Also making the tour " Pa is 50 going on Hadacol." He drew big gulfs of laughter for that. At all the tour slops, Little Joe either sang with or turned the program over to (lie Sons of the Pioneers for part of the brief time at each visit. Landed chlded the Sons of the Pioneers tor not singing "Cool, Cool Water" at the Vets Center-- "after all those water hazards in the Stampede golf tournament." So the Sons ot the Pioneers broke through with "Cool, Cool Water" as the throng roared its approval. ·,,·,.,..·. ,. ... ,i ,....., 'Pat Brady;'1 member -of 1 the ' Sons of'the Pioneers who has "3,000" motion pictures andTV programs with Roy Rogers, told stories and entertained with his bass fiddle. Brady's favorite story met with a round of laughter at the Nampa State School. "Johnny's little turtle died," said Brady, "and his father said, 'After we bury him, we'll have a big party with cake, Ice cream and candy.' The next day before the turtle's burial, Johnny noticed the creature swimming around as before In Explosion NAMPA-- A Nampa minister was under treatment at Mercy Hospital today for burns suffered In an explosion. Firemen said the Rev. D.L. Green, 1012 llth Aye. N. Ext., pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy, was cleaning a rug at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Dunn, 920 Canyon St., Thursday night when the explosion occurred. The Dunns were away on vacation. The explosion, in the front room of the residence, blew out window screens and caused extensive damagetotheroom, firemen said. Firemen said Green suffered burns to his hands and that lie was trying to extinguish the fire when equipment reached the scene. Driver Fined For Speeding NAMPA -- Leon Santos Jr., Caldwell Route 4, pleaded guilty to a speeding charge and was fined $69 and {5 costs in Nampa Municipal Court. James R. Garrell, 4059 Caldwell Blvd., charged with driving while unqualified, pleaded guilty and was fined $25 and $5 costs. Earns Grade Honor CHARLOTTESV1LLE, Va. Barbara M. Garber, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garber, of Route 5, Nampa, Idaho, was one of 26 juniors at the University of Virginia School of Nursing earning a place on the dean's list for the second semester of the 1966-67 year. Question: What did you enjoy most about the 1967 Snake River Stampede or whaf are you most looking .forward fo seeing when you go? , CLIFF JEWETT, Spokane, Wash. - "Yes, I saw It. 1 thought it was a real good rodeo. I, myself, like the bull riding and regular rodeo events the best. Although I felt the entertainment was good as was the star. One of the best rodeos I've seen." MRS. MARION D. HL'NTER, Melba Route 1- "We are going Saturday. 1 like all of the rodeo, but, mainly look forward to the queen contest. My little boy is just looking forward to seeing the horses. I Just love to see contests and of course, am interested in seeing Michael Landon. I just like rodeos." DANNY KEPHART, 612 Almond- "We are going to see It. Of course, we are looking forward to seeing Michael Landon. My favorite is the buil riding events." KENNETH PLACER, 516 5th Ave. S. - "I'm going to see it. Of course, I look forward most to the Brahma bull riding. I also enjoy the bronco riding and the entertainment." DON CHANEY - 503 5lh St. - "I enjoy watching the clowns dodge the Brahma bulls. 1 look forward to seeing Michael Landon. I think I'll especially enjoy him." LINDA MORRISON, 216 Westwood Ave. - "I saw it last nfgM. The queen contest and especially the barrel racing was good. I also though the Sons of the Pioneers and "Little Joe" Cs r twrlght were very good." JOHN BELL - 616 W. Roosevelt- "I saw it. I thought the trick Indian riders, the EhCapa riders, and the other Indian entertainment was very good. The clowns were good, too." VAL JESSEN- 211 Manitou, Boise- "! guess I enjoyed "Little Joe" the best. I like the bull riding and the queen contest was very good, too." ANN WENNSTROM, 621 Beeson, Boise-- "I like the Eh- Capa riders and the 7appe Family also. They are Indian riders too. The bronc riding is always a favorite of mine and 1 enjoyed "Little Joe's" singing." A MAJOR STREET IMPROVEMENT project Is placed in gear with the signing of a contract for Local Iranrovement District 52 In the office of Mayor Ernest Starr. From left are J. M. Hess of the J M Hess Construction Co., Nampa, low bidder; City Engineer Joe Huckabee and Mayor Starr 'Hess was awarded the contract on a bid of $35,339.36 for placement of a total of some 12000 feel of curbing and 1,737 feet of Irrigation lines In eight projects throughout the city. Work Is expected to start Monday on 7th St, N. Other streets on which the work will be done ire 10th Ave N 1th St. N., Rosenlof Ave., Garland St., Florida St., Colorado, Clark and Amity Av«s!,Nectarlne and Maple Sts., 10th and llth Ave. S. Ext., 12th Ave. S., Washington and Lincoln Sts. and W. FUmlngo. DANCING Ev«iy Saturday Nite at the 7-Mi. Dance Hall targtif Air-CootaJ Dane* Hall in tfoValkr Dick Turner MM AT NOW SHOWING TOO THEATRES MO MS iMiascope COUIIlly Dik PiUS-ATTHEPIX SMECQACH CONTINUOUS FROM 1:00 P.M. SAT. PLUS-AT THE TERR ACE TRW OPEN 8:45 NOW SHOWING CHMICS K FEIOMAN'S CASINO ROYALE IS TOO MUCH.. FOR ONE JAMES BOND! STARRING PETER SELLERS URSULA WORESS ORSON WELLES DAVID NIVEN WOODY ALLEN DAUAHUYI JOHN SAXON APPALQOSA i

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