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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 40

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BULLCOG 29 The Arizona Republic Annual rodeo on in Payson PAYSON - Initial events in Payson's 88th annual three- day rodeo were run off yesterday among 183 cowboy contestants with only a sprinkling of spectators in the grandstand. A parade through downtown Payson at 10 a.m. today will begin the two-day show which ends tomorrow. Normally, 2,000 to 2,500 spectators flock through the gates to the Ro- tieo Cowboys of America sponsored event. Yesterday's top cowboys included: Bareback riding, Les Mason, Casa Grande; saddle bronc riding, Gary Halford, Prescott; bull riding, Frank Kelly, Payson; steer wrestling, Jim Miller, Pawhuska, Okla., 6 seconds; calf roping, Tom Edwards, Yuma, 12.8 seconds; team tying, Trip Carter, Prescott, and Gilbert Reynolds, Glendale, 14.5 seconds; girls' barrel race, Shirley Davis, Hillside, 18.1 seconds. Arizona again rejects proposal for golfathon The Arizona Highway Commission again yesterday rejected as unsafe a proposal from Tee-Views golf magazine for a golfathon along the highway from Phoenix to San Diego. The Phoenix magazine offered to sponsor the golfathon to publicize Arizona as a recreation area. However, the commission said it had studied the request thoroughly and received unanimous recommendations to refuse the proposal. The commission said it appreciated the magazine's efforts, but "we are not willing to risk one human life, however inadvertently, to achieve this or any other material end." In other business, the commission awarded construction contracts for seven state highway improvement projects worth a total of $1.9 million. It also bought $151,000 worth of radio equipment from Motorola to complete the conversion to modem equipment in highway department districts 1 and 5. The purchase leaves only districts 4 and 7 to be re-equipped. UA will extend mining education Phoenicians, Mexican held on drug charge NOGALES - Two Phoenix men and a Mexican were held here yesterday under $25,000 bond each pending a preliminary hearing on charges of transporting and possessing 429 pounds of marijuana. They were identified by U.S. Customs agents as Florencio Urias, 25 1809 W. Lincoln St., and Manuel Acosta, 20. 1069 W. Taylor, both of Phoenix and Juan de la Cruz, 20, Hermosillo, Sonora. The three were apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol 5 miles northeast of Nogales on the Patagonia highway about 2:30 a.m. yesterday, customs agents said. A hearing date is pending. The University of Arizona plans to expand its cooperative education program between the mining industry and the colleges of mines and engineering this fall, Prof. Jay Dotson announced here yesterday. Dotson, professor of mining and geological engineering at UofA, said students enrolled in the five - year program work alternate semesters and during the summer in Arizona mines. They are paid full wages by the mines for whatever jobs they perform. Every other semester is spent studying in UofA engineering and earch science classes, he said. "This is a real fine oppor- tunity," Dotson said. "Students in the program get two years of training in all aspects of the mining industry and a chance to pretty much pay their own way through college." The program, which began on a small scale in 1961, has about 55 students enrolled. Fifteen mining companies participate. CENTENARIAN DIES SOUTH GATE, Calif. (UPI) — Mattie Darlington, who could recall the time her stagecoach was stopped by the Indian Geronimo, died yesterday of a heart attack at age 103. Kruglick opens Tucson office Dr. John Kruglick, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, will open his Tucson campaign headquarters at 3753 E. Speedway at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Invitations have been extended to civic and political leaders and the public. Kruglick and his family will attend. "I will be making many appearances in Tucson, Pima County and air of Southern Arizona," Kruglick said yesterday. ^illlllllllllltlllllllllllllllllliililiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiii iiiiimimiiiiHiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiij WHY PAY MORE THAN 2 "i 3 xft. 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A Tombstone resident for the past eight years, she came here from New Mexico, where she had owned a private zoo for many years. The princess kept a zoo of her own in her Tombstone home, where she cared for numerous snakes and owls which she allowed to roam at Man sentenced wiD throBgh the house. Her home collection included desert rattlesnakes, bull racers and king snakes. Bom in India, Princess Siva Singh once told friends she had been kidnaped as a child and abandoned in the jungle. There she learned to live with the wild animals and snakes that later served her well as an animal trainer and snake charmer with an American Wild West circus. ***• s laying TUCSON (AP) - A former Indiana police officer drew a 10 to 20-year sentence in Arizona State Prison yesterday after pleading guilty to second degree murder in the slaying of his wife. Wilbert Lee Ballard, 36 a former Evansville, Ind., policeman and firearms instructor, was sentenced for the March 25 slaying of his wife Constance Jeane, 35. Ballard entered the guilty plea June 18. Mrs. Ballard's body was found in the bathtub of the couple*s home after police received an anonymous phone call reporting that she had been shot. Ballard was arrested in Deming, N.M. Retired from the police force with a disability pension a few years ago, Ballard had been a real estate salesman in Tucson since. HUNDREDS OF MfW t USED ORGANS-- FOR SMART BUDGET SHOPPERS •"•""•• She at one time appeared in jongte films and feeently taught yoga here. A movie producer frienfl recently gave her a small alligator as a pet. A Tombstone friend has taken some of the princess' more exotic pets including the alligator, and the others will be released into the desert. Princess Siva Singh left no known survivors. 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