Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on July 3, 1974 · Page 3
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Ukiah, California
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Wednesday, July 3, 1974
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S50 U.S. nurse recalls ordeal in Ethiopia NEW YORK <UPJ) — Smiling vivaciously and tightly clutching her husband's hand, an American missionary nurse came home Tuesday and praised the Lord for seeing her through a 26-day ordeal as a captive of Ethiopian guerrillas. Mrs. Deborah Dortzbach and her husband, Karl, walked hand-in-hand through the long corridors of Kennedy Airport greeting well-wishers after arriving |here from Rome. As they left the customs area, more than 100 persons sang out "Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow." The pretty 24-year-old brunette, who is six-months pregnant, said she prayed constantly until her release 10 days ago in the . _ . m • ^» • *. ' Mm m A Red Sea port of Masawa, the arrest and conviction of each of ™,op,a Mrs. Dortzbach and another nurse, Dutch-born Anna Stick- werda, were seized oh May 27 from the American Evangelical Mission Hospital at Ghinda in the northern Ethiopian province of Eritrea, which is partially controlled by guerrillas. She dramatically described the death of Miss Stickwefda, who was, shot by the rebels during a forced nrfarch. "It was a grueling walk through the bush, and Anna lost her shoes," -she said. "It was difficult to walk on the rocky ground and our captors made us separate. "They forced me to walk ahead of Anna as she was stooping down to put on her shoes. I heard a shot and when I turned around I saw her fall back," she said! "I felt a pang of fear," she added, "but God met with me and I was no longer frightened." Both women were kidnaped because the guerrillas were unable to find a doctor assigned to the hospital, she said. "They told me that they were freedom fighters and wanted the world to know that," she REWARD 1 A REWARD OF $250 WILL be paid by Wells, Fargo & C 1 o. for the parties who attempted to rob our TREASURE BOX, Pit River Hill, on the night of Oct. 19th, And shot at the driver, on 1875. JOHN J. VALENTINE, Gmn\. Supt. Weill, Fargo & Co. Reading, Oct. 20th, 1875- Black Bart Days offer family fun Ukiah missionary dead at 85 The poster pictured is a replica of the original issued by Wells Fargo Company for the arrest of the infamous outlaw known, as Black Bart. The poster is being used by Redwood Riders as part of the 12th annual celebration of Black Bart Days on July 4 in Redwood Valley. The traditional Black Bart Days parade will start at 11 a.m. - Thursday morning in. Redwood Valley, followed by awarding of trophies and a playday at the Redwood Riders arena on East Road in Redwood Valley. . Black Bart is expected to make an appearance at the parade, and all unwary travelers should be on the outlook for this daring highwayman. While the parade and playday are put on by the members of Redwood Riders, a local riding club, they are indebted to local businesspeople for sponsorship of the awards. This year the sponsors include, from Redwood Valley: Redwood Valley Farm Supply, Bob's Arco Service, Plywood Fabricators, Veikko Soinila, proprietor of Vic's Place; Spencer Realty, Redwood Valley Shopping Center, Jim's Pizza and Redwood Valley Gravel Products. Calpella sponsors include the Ponderosa Club, Lindberg Lumber, White's Superette, Dorsey's Auto Repair, and from Ukiah, Redwood Empire Title Company, Dalerio Pallet & Shook, Underwood Ford-Mercury, Redwood Empire Savings and Loan Association, Redwood Empire Production Credit Association, Bank of America, Western Title Guaranty, Louisiana-Pacific, Federal Land Bank Association of Ukiah, Wells Fargo Bank, and the Savings Bank of Mendocino County. Watermelons for the watermelon eating contest during the playday are being donated by Farmer's Produce. A special award - of a new youth saddle is being donated by Mendocinb County Farm Supply to be awarded to the best groomed horse and rider,, any division, 12 and under. Second award will be a new blanket, and third award a new bridle. The rider judged best in the parade from any class will receive a $25 gift certificate from the Tack Room. 'Plains are,, under way for an exciting playday following the parade,, so everyone is invited to participate. Both riding and non-riding events are scheduled for the playday., Parade chairman is Vee Bishop and playday chairman is Terry Eib. Best sellers for month LISTING AS OF JUNE 30 Fiction 1. Watership Down, by Richard Adams. 2. The Fan Club, by Irving Wallice. 3. Jaws, by Peter Benchley. 4. Cashelmara, by Susan HoWatch. 5. Snare of the Hunter, by Helen C. Innes. General 1. All the Presidents Men, by Carl Bernstein. 2. The Galag Archipelago, by Aleksandr Solzhehitsyn. 3. Times to Remember, by Rose Kennedy 4. Alive, the story of the Andes Survivors, by Paul Reed. 5. How You Cah Profit from a Monetary Crisis, by Harry Browne. \ Funeral services will be held at Eversole Mortuary Friday morning at 10 for Delia B. Bisby. Mrs. Bisby, a missionary to American Indians, died yesterday at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Harry Bisby, April 1. A native of Texas, Mrs. Bisby had lived 1 in Ukiah for the past 27 years. She had. been hospitalized a week prior to her death. , She was a member i of the Ukiah Home Missionary Tabernacle and was active in missionary work when her health permitted. She is survived by six children, Berhice Wharton and Irene Brown, both of Ukiah, Earl Bisby of Santa Rosa, Claude Bisby of S. Carolina, Rev. Vance Wise of Santa Rosa and Mrs. Louise Iiamspf Texas. A brother, Madison Roberts of Florida, and a sister, Florence Roberts of Texas, also survive, as do 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Officiating at services will be the Rev. Cornish Jones. Burial will be in Ukiah Cemetery. Earthquake strikes Humboldt Co. EUREKA (UPI) — An earthquake rolled through a sparsely - populated area of Humboldt County shortly before midnight Tuesday, registering 5 on the Richter Scale, the Berkeley Seismographic Station said today. • The sheriff's office said no damage was reported, but switchboards lit up with telephone calls from concerned citizens. Affirmative Action meet on July 15 The Mendocino County board of supervisors has announced another meeting for the month of July to add to the board's already busy schedule of budget hearings and, hearing on revenue sharing. On July 15 at 10:30 a.m. in supervisors chambers, the board will review the proposed Affirmative Action program plan which has been reported to them from the board's personnel committee composed of Supervisors Ernie Banker and August Avila. This plan has been in preparation since 1973 by the citizens advisory committee comprised of county officials and members of ethnic and other interested organizations. The proposal provides a plan for strengthening the hiring and development of minority and female employes. This plan, once adopted, will conform with federaland state standards and guidelines under Equal Opportunity Employment Commission guidelines. The public is invited to participate in the meeting and provide input to board members in their deliberations. NOW RE-OPENED! CLUB CALPELLA STEAK HOUSE UNDER THE ORIGINAL MANAGEMENT OPEN 7 A.M. TO 11 P.M. SERVING BREAKFAST, LUNCH ft DINNER 6175 NO. STATE ST. CALPELLA said. Mrs. Dortzbach said that, except for the strenuous two- day walk immediately after her capture, she was treated well and was given ample food. "I think that they strongly considered that I was a woman and that I was pregnant," she said. "I feel absolutely fantastic, and I am praising the Lord," Mrs. Dortzbach said. "It is only by His grace that I am able to stand here." But if it is "God's will" she will return to Ethiopia and continue her work. Wednesday, July 3, 1974 Ukiah Daily Journal, Ukiah Calif.—3 America to celebrate -s ' Fourth in big way By United Press International The fireworks and the parades will be joined by rodeos, timber carnivals, watermelon eating contests, pet shows and a Yankee Doodle Dandy competition as the nation celebrates the Fourth of July. Celebration of the 196th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence gets underway today in Philadelphia where ninth graders born in the 13 original states on July 4 participate in the Yankee Doodle Fine bucking animals for Willits' rodeos Twelve of the finest bucking animals in the western states will be at the Willits Frontier" Days Rodeo, scheduled today and tomorrow at the Willits Rodeo Grounds. So said Tex Bouscal, Tehachapi, contractor, who is bringing one of the most vastly improved strings of livestock in the United States to the show. The veteran contractor recently bought out Andy Amsbaugh, one of the largest stock contractors in the west for many years, who based operations in Talmage. Bouscal, asked to pick his "top 12", named several obtained from Amsbaugh, including Scar Leg, which in 1971 was named the west's bareback horse of the year, plus others who have been high in contention for horse or bull of the year honors. In total, Bouscal's "top 12" were turned out of the chutes 224 times, but ridden only 21 times — usually right to the pay windows. , His top dozen, with bucking records for 1973: Bareback —Ridgecrest (211), Pee Wee (18-2), White Eyes (10-1), and Rocky (18-2), Saddle broncs —Holy Smoke (19-2) Little George (20-3), Mountain Dew (18-3), and Scar Leg (21-3). Bulls —Switch Blade (19-1, Rig of Fire (18-2), LiT 'Brindle , (22-1), and Dirty Face (194).) Dandy competition — reading essays on American freedom. At Sacramento, Calif., the city garbageman who dresses as Santa at Chrjsmas and the bunny at Easter will portray "Uncle Sam of the Garbage Dump" in the Fourth of July parade. In California's Sonoma County, combatants in the U.S. Pillow Fighting Championships will sit on a greased pole and whack each other with pillows until one falls into two feet of mud below. Holiday revelers in Seattle may partake in watermelon and pie eating contests. In L Minneapolis, the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band will give a concert and a "Whiz Bang Day" will feature fireworks, dancing and the coronation of a queen. Albany, Ore., began its 30th annual Timber Festival Tuesday and it runs through the Fourth featuring log rolling, tree topping, stump chppping and- an amusement park. Oregon also plans to host several rodeos beginning today. Johnson City in Southern nhnois celebrates the Fourth along with its annual homecoming and the crowning of "Little Miss,""Big Miss" and "Little Mister." The little town of Farina, 111., plans western music, a pet parade, bubble blowing contests and a watermelon eating contest as well as fireworks. In Salt Lake City, descendants of the original Mormon Battalion were to lead a parade from the state capital to Salt Palace where performances of ballet, square dancing, singing, Shakespearan drama and mime were scheduled. Across the country there were baseball games —from sandlot, to major league — family reunions and picnics being planned for the long holiday weekend. In. the nation's capital, the annual fireworks display was* readied on the Washington Monument grounds, and the National Park Service was to present a second annual ref enactment of Frederick Douglass' famous Fourth of July oration. The term wainscoting for wood paneling is taken from the Dutch word "wagenschot" or wagon-panel. ' IT'S FLY TIME WILLITS ACTION — Bull riding, the rodeo world's most exciting event, will provide plenty of action such as the above, in which a would-be rider is about to part company with a ton of murderous bone and muscle. Rare, indeed, is a rodeo performance in which at least half of the cowboys in this event are not thrown. They'll be trying at the Willits Frontier Days Rodeos, tonight and tomorrow at the Rodeo Grounds, Willits. AGAIN NOW! NOW! GET ALL. THOSE OLD . SCREENS A DOORS . RESCREENEDNOW! •WLMRS MASS A SIJPPLY, 442-5*44 Summer Is Here! SALE WED. THRU SAT. JULY 3, 5, AND 6 Swimsuils & SUN FABRICS!! TERRYCLOTN PRINTS $429 Beautiful Beach Towels 45" Wide—Reg. 3.98. NOW NEW!! STRETCH TERRYS $ 2 « Large Assortment Values to 4.98 NOW More Super Summer Savings NOVELTY SINGLE KNITS! Lightweight for Summer Sleepware. Values to 2.98 c NOW SOFTIES!! 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