Idaho State Journal from Pocatello, Idaho on July 31, 1967 · Page 3
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IDAHO STATE JOURNAL NEWS OF EASTERN IDAHO AND THE STATE Idaho State Journal. Pocalello Monday. July 31. 1967--3 Hit-Ru'Tc^ Pro P° Sed , ReS ' A TM S PRESTON - A hit and run'Cljt ACCldent StdtlStlCS accident involving two autos here: Thursday at midnight, caused $40f) damage to one auto and $300 to the other. A car driven by Laverne Richard Fisher, 18, Middlesboro, Ky. sideswiped an auto driven by Norma Bunn of Preston, ac- corling to investigating officers. No one was injured. Fisher left the scene of the accident but later was apprehended by Policemen Gary Nelson and Ross Conlin who investigated the accident. The accident occurred at 553 South First East in Preston. BOISE -- With the dedication jof the Beeches Corner Rest lArea north of Idaho Falls, the Idaho Department of Highways rest area program continues ii full swing throughout the state Plans call for 23 facilities this year with a variety of conveniences for the traveler including retl rooms, electricity, water, and disposal utilities in many of the areas. Parking lots will be provided along with attractive landscaping to appeal to the visitor. National Guard Unit to Attend Centennial Fete Idaho's National Guard unit known as "The Long Knives" will attend the Market Lake Centennial Aug. 10 through 12 at Roberts. The troopers will arrive in Roberts Aug 9. to set up an authentic C i v i l War bivouac. This unit, stationed at Jerome, made national acclaim at the President's Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C. The unit is identified as the Third Squadron, 116th Cavalry (Horse) and is a sub-unit of the Third Recon. Squadron, 116th Armored Cavalry (Regular). Supplementing the Long Knives Will be an M-41 tank, a six by six truck and a 105mm Howitzer. The tank and field piece will fire cannon salutes at the flag-raising ceremonies each morning. The Market Lake Centennial Committee has announced that all booths sponsored by civic, patriotic or religious organizations must be registered with the committee. Unauthorized vendors of any product will not be permitted to maintain a stand or booth during the celebration. Any organization wishing to sponsor a sales booth may call 228-3051 or contact the committee in Roberts. Rodeo buckles, to be awarded by Gov. Don Samuelson during the Idaho Old rime Fiddler's Western Hoe-down and Square Dance Aug. 12 following the 2 p.m. rodeo, have been sponsored by the Frontier Service Station, Dutson's AG, Jackson Equipment Co., Roberts Hotel Bar, Roberts Cafe, Mint Bar, Clark Lumber Co., Roberts Elevator, Hazel's Cafe and Roberts Rodeo and Riding Club, all of Roberts, and Royal Shoe Shop and Bonneville Supply, both of Idaho Fails. Buckles will be awarded in bareback riding, team roping, bull riding, bulldogging, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, barrel racing, all-around cowboy, Pony Express race and wild horse race. While it is handy to have.a place to pull over and rest awhile, the real importance of rest areas is highway safety. An ojsis at intervals along high ways relieves driver tensions and cuts accident statistics. This is not a new idea. Back in the horse-and-buggy days, travelers often pulled to the side of the road to rest Old Dobbin and to get out and stretch their own legs. After they began to drive gasoline buggies, they continued the practice. As cars became speedier and driving distances longer, the need for such driving breaks became greater. This need was met in haphazard fashion by an occasiona hospitable farmer or a club o: thoughtful women providing picnic tables in clearings--roadside parks--along the nation's roads Gradually, highway divisions of most states began to gel easements and assume main tenance of these roadside parks Some were left as they were others were improved. New ones were set up where need seemed to exist. Rest areas that are merely one table under a tree still are needed to supplement sizable areas that accommodate many families at one time. Development of roadside parks was well under way by the 1930s in most states, particularly those with congested highways and traffic safety problems. The Highway Department has been in the Rest Area and Roadside Development business in Idaho since 1935. At the preesent time, Idaho has 33 existing rest areas with complete facilities plus many roadside turnouts and viewpoints. There were three landscaping and two j u n k y a r d screening projects completed in 1966. There are 45 projects planned for construction this year which include rest areas, scenic easements, landscaping and junkyard screening. There are about 160 projects in these categories scheduled to be completed within the next few years State programs were stimulated by Interstate Highway con struction and federal financing of rest areas, with the federal government paying almost 100 er cent of construction costs. The states pay 100 per cent of maintenance, however, and this ·ould become a burden if there are many elaborate rest stops. The Idaho Department of Highways tries to keep a close balance o! the more elaborate and the simple types of rest areas. Plain or fancy, rest stops are good investment in life saving. They send the weary :rave!er back on the road re- 'reshed and alert, ready to continue his journey over Idaho's modern highway system. Grazing Board Inspects Gem Allotment PRESTON - Ranger Ralph Roberts announced today tha the Cache National Forest Graz ing Advisory Board has inspec ted the Gem Valley Allotment This board is made up o grazing permittees on the Na tional Forest elected from var ious areas. Those in attendance were Norman Weston, president Laketown, Utah; Cecil Byram secretary-treasurer, 0 g d e n Utah; board members L- W Petersen, Hyrum, Utah; Dee Young, C o r r i n e, Utah; Joe Rinerknecht, Providence, Utah and William G. Condie, Thatch er, Idaho. The Forest Service was rep resented by R a l p h Roberts Preston District Ranger; Merlin L Bishop, Cache Forest Super visor, Bruce R e e s e , Cache Range Staff officer; C. D. Ros and Richard Henthorne, Ogden Utah. Fifteen members of th Gem Valley Cattle Associatio also attended. The' tour included areas o r a n g e improvement, r a n g spraying, seeding, fence con struction and mainenance, wate developments, and managemen systems. The highlight of th tour was a steak dinner prepared by the Gem Valley Association, with special help from Bill Condie, Dean Panler, an Ed Duren, Livestock Extensio Agent. Similar tours are taken eac year in various areas of th National Forest to acquaint th Advisory Board with grazin conditions in the area. The tour was planned by Condie, Robert and Duren. Roberts conductec the tour and explained the va ious management and improve ment items on the allotment. WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT -- Bob Rudolph (right center gesturing) of New Hyde Park, N. Y., one of the host scouts, was on hand to give it bit of advice and a helping hand lo this contingent of Japanese Boy Scouts when they arrived to set up camp for the World Jambaree of scouting at Farragut State Park. More than 15,000 Scouts are expected from all over the world. (AP WireiJhoto) Fire Destroys Migrant Camp PRESTON -- A migrant labor jamp located at the old amalgamated sugar factory near Whitney caught fire and burned to he ground Saturday night. Preston firemen answered the :all at 11:45 p.m. The barracks, used by migrant labor during he summer months, was un- jccupied. Migrant workers had ived in the barracks until re- :ently. The barracks was ap- iroximately 120 feet long and 55 feet wide. Ten firemen fought he fire until 3 a.m. Sunday norning. The fire also almost otally burned the wash rooms and showers. Cause of the fire is unknown. 13-Year-old Gal Wins World Log Rolling Title HAYWARD, Wis. (AP) - A 13-year-old Lewiston, Idaho girl became the women's log rolling champion at the annual Lumberjack World Championships Sunday. Cindy Cook upset former world titlist Charlotte Janke of Winlock, Wash. Another Lewiston man finished second in the men's vision. Dick Moore lost to Ardiel Wickheim of Sooke, B.C. Wick- heim and his brother Jubiel have held the title for 17 straight years. Photographer Shows Work At Convention BLACKFOOT - Grace Sandberg, portrait photographer in Blackfoot, is the only Idaho exhibitor to have prints hung at the Professional Photographers of America convention just concluded in Portland. For her portraits, Easter Bunny and Divided Love, Mrs. Sandberg received two merits toward her Master of Photography award. Mrs. Sandberg and her husband. State Sen. J. C. Sandberg, have been attending the 76th annual convention of the professional Photographers of America, Inc. at the Hilton Hotel and Memorial Coliseum in Portland, July 23 through 28. More than 3,500 professiona photographers were registered tor this year's convention -- the largest gathering of professiona photographers ever held in West ern United States, according to president Claude F. Palmer. Gets Sales Tax ST. PAUL. Minn. (AP)--Min- esota becomes the nation's th sales tax state Tuesday hen a 3 per cent sales tax goes to effect. Two Injured GRACE -- Two persons suf fered injuries when the automobiles they were driving collided near Grace. Don Ayres, Soda Springs, received c u t s and bruises and a head wound. Rich ard Parkhouse, son of Mr. ant Mrs. James Parkhouse Jr. Grace, suffered a broken righ arm. Damage was estimated a $500 to the Ayres car and $1, 000 to the Parkhouse automo bile. Gross Fires Keep Firemen from Painting - BLACKFOOT -- Two county grass fires, the burning of the garage and back porch of a vacant house near Riverside and trying to get the concrete-block walls of the new station house feady for painting h a v e kept Blackfoot firemen busy. - Three acres of grass west ol the Motorview Drive-In burned | Thursday, apparently set by children playing with matches, B l a c k f o o t Fire Chief John Schwarz said. Blackfoot firemen tut out the fire with the county j truck on its first run from the new station. . Friday at 2:20 p.m. the Blackfoot fire department was called to Route 2, Riverside to put out a fire that apparently started in tome weeds and burned the garage and back porch of the Rob- «rt Christensen house. No one was living in the house, Chief Schwarz said. He estimated damage at $2,000. " At 6 p.m. Friday, firemen were called lo put out a grass fire behind Mountain States Implement Co., apparently caused by children. No damage w a s done. Between calls, the Blackfoot firemen are working to prepare the walls of the new fire station for painting. The trucks are already in the new building-and there is two-way phone communication with the old station, where the firemen go after 5 p.m. - It will take another week or t w o before the painting andi Dioving is complete, the Chief says--if there are not too many grass fires. Journal Classified Bring Results B A N A N A S TUESDAY ONLY! Golden ripe luscious bananas are delicious for salads or snacks. Children love them! Lb. ALBERTSON'S PRODUCE GUARANTEED FRESHER! 716 East Center 345 West Custer 861 Yellowstone Ave. overnor Names istrict Judges BOISE (AP) -- Appointment attorneys from Boise and Twin 11s as new Idaho District dges was announced today by . Don W. Samuelson. Chosen for the assignments (ere Alfred C. Hagan of Boise d. James Cunningham of Twin alls. The appointments are effective ug. 15, Samuelson said, and the rms will run until January, 39. The two positions will be led by election by the people 1968, using the nonpartisan ection procedure. The two new judgeships were eated by the 1967 legislature, creasing the number of Dist ct Judges from 22 to 24. The action increases to four e number of judges assigned the districts centered by Boise id Twin Falls. Scouts Start Jamboree Stint lll'il T · · With Training By KENT HF.NSCHEID Journal Correspondent at Scout Jamboree Kditor's Note: Kent Hen- sclieid of 1'ocatello Is amour the 13 Tendoj- Council Boy Scouts who will be at the World Scout Jamboree it Farragut until Auit. 10. He will keep Pocatellans informed of the happenings with nt- ular correspondence to the Journal. M1SSOULA. Mont. -- Troop 44 from Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming areas arrived at Fort Missoula Thursday at 4:30 p.m. En route to Farragut State Park for the Boy Scout 12th World Jamboree, Troop 44 will spend three days here at the reserve base as pre-jamboree training. The Armed Forces Reserves here in Missoula is providing us with facilities during our stay. We will leave by train from here to the jamboree on July 30. The Jamboree will officially start on Aug. 1 and last till the morning of the 10. Visitors to the Jamboree are welcome from 1 to 6 p.m. on all days except the 1 and 9 when the iron will remain open from 1 to .0 p.m. Spectacular arena shows arc planned for these two nights. We plan to tour the Smoke Fumper's School in Missoula sometime throughout our stay and are preparing ourselves and our equipment for the approaeh- ng date of arrival at the Jamboree. We're already getting acquainted with new friends which follows the theme of the Jamboree. "For Friendship." Four patrols of eight boys each and our leaders make up our troop roster. Each patrol cooks, cleans up, checks equipment, and so on for itself. Even so, the troop will act as a unit when displaying skills at the jamboree-wide "carnival" and when we are all together in friendship. An orientation meeting on the morning of July 28 has familiarized all the guys with plans tor the Jamboree, coming events, and what we hope to accomplish. A same we have planned for the ·kill events. "Atomic Challenge," Is designed for teamwork, cooperation and knowhow. Since we are from the Host Region, Region II. we are hoping to be just a little above average »t the jamboree. To exemplify this, Arnel Summers. Assistant Scoutmaster, made the following remark: "Take a look at yourself Preston High Marchers Win First in Contest PRESTON -- Preston High's 'hi Dels placed first, followed y Pocatcllo's Highland Lassies Saturday at a marching corps contest during Franklin County lubilee days here. Third and fourth place winners were the Marsh Valley Eaglettes and the Bear River Hlghsteppers. R e e d Brenchley, chairman, presented the winners with a trophy sponsored by the Preston Chamber of Commerce and the Preston Lions Club. Other groups competing were | and see what it would be like West Side, Blackfoot and Brigham City. Judges were Miss Pauline Fullmer, physical education department, Utah State University; Tom Nelson, band director, Logan High, and Mrs. Huth Hobson, physical education instructor at Sky Vu High in Smithfield. The corps competed on the if everyone was just like you." Herein lies the key to all our improvement, fun, and enjoyment at the 12th Boy Scout World Jamboree. Preston High then marched football in the parade Saturday afternoon. field, grand Idaho Deaths James F. Brown, 76, Caldwell Mrs. Ida Pearl Webster, 48, Boise. ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY MONDAY NIGHT SPECIAL VALUE ACRYLIC SHELLS Each Take advantage of this reduced price on these attractive ladies' knitted shells in striped acrylan lace. They have a back zipper and are made of 100% acrylic in a beautiful assortment of pastel tones. Hand washable. Better be on your way to Penney's at this low, low, price--you will hav» to act fast. Sizes: small, medium, large, Shop Monday and Friday Nights Until 9:00

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