Nyssa gate city journal. (Nyssa, Or.) 1937-199?, July 08, 1954, Image 1

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    Plan To Attend the
Nyssa Nite Rode'o
Friday and Saturday
Nyssa Gate City Journal
THE NYSSA GATE CITY JOURNAL. NYSSA OREGON. ~IIURSDA Y, J <JI Y
VOLUME X X X X IX
FIRST
SECTION
NO. 26
Nyssa Nite Rodeo Set Friday and Satu rd ay. . . Rodeo Specials Being Offered
Rodeo Stock, Cowboys Arriving For
Two-Day Event; Volunteers Work
Long Hours To Make Preparations
Packers Prepare Car Thiei Does
For Early Spud Assure
Thorough Escape
Iob To
Work Nexl Week
No trace of a 1953 Plymouth
sedan, stolen last Friday night
from Fred Morton of Cow Hollow
has b< m found. Oregon State Po-
lice reported Wednesday morning,
Mor.on said that he and his
famil} had gone to the Vale rodeo
and w re there when the theft
occured He had left the car keys
in his work trousers’ pocket and
the Morton house was entered,
the keys taken from the trousers
and a desk drawer broken open
to secure the car’s certificate of
title.
In addition to the car and its :
title, a five-gallon can was filled
with risoline from a barrel and |
taken, Morton said.
Top cov, ooys began arriving Tuesday, all of Harley Tucker’s
At least five produce houses are
nuvking horses and brahma bulls are in the corrals, cows and
expected to start early potato
calves
are being brought in from nearby ranches and finish­
packing and shipping next week
ing touches are being put on the rodeo grounds in prepara­
.vith several thousands of dollars
tion for the two-night Nyssa Nite Rodeo Friday and Satur­
n weekly payrolls to begin for
day.
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scores of workers. The J. C. Wat­
son Co. expected to ship a few
Lynn Snodgrass, general man-
onions this week end and will be
N yssa Merchants
iger of this year’s show, said that
among the first to start on pota­
several top cowboys including
toes next week, with tentative
Offer Specials
Harry
Hart, Seattle; Ike Fernan-
plans to begin Monday.
t * P u e b l o , Colo.; Bill Hancock,
Muir-Roberts & Burningham,
For Rodeo W eek
Gene Lancaster and several other
Simplot Produce which operate
professional cowboys already have
Nyssa Merchants, through
two packing houses here, Bybee
irrived and will participate. The the Business Men’s association,
Produce, Western Idaho Potato
RCA approved events are ex­
Growers, Josephson Produce, and
pected to draw professionals from committee of the Chamber of
Owyhee Produce are others here
all over the northwest. Hart was Commerce, are going all out
that will be operating this sum­
awarded a silver buekle for being this week in a special sales
mer and fall. Roy Huai and Roy
all-round champion cowboy at event on just about every line
Satamora are constructing a new ICs and JC-ettes
of merchandise that is needed.
the four-day Mollala rodeo.
warehouse in the south part of
Food, department, variety, fur­
The
first
night's
performance
town for late potato packing and Hold Installation
will get under way with a parade niture and hardware stores in
storage.
down Main street featuring the particular, along with automo­
Prices this week for potatoes For N ew Officers
Owyhee Riding club, riding clubs bile and farm implement deal­
were being quoted at $2.15 and
from other communities, matched ers are offering "extra-special”
The installation of officers of
higher, although several growers the Nyssa Junior Chamber of
of
Nyssa.
and
Miss
Connaughy,
add charm and beauty to any
pairs, and of course Queen Betty prices on various items as ad­
1954 NYSSA NITE RODEO
expected even higher prices later.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Morton and her princesses, Susan vertised in this week's Journal.
show, are not only accomplished
Commerce for the coming year QUEEN Betty Morton with
Onions were being sought at a-
Numerous business firms are
Connanghy of the Adrian com­ Stringer and Dede Connaughy.
riders, they can give profes­
was held last Thursday at the Princess Susan Stringer on her
bove $2.00 with indications of
munity. have all "grown up in
sional cowboys lessons in hand­
Immediately
following
the calling attention to their ser­
right and Princess Dede Con-
Payette Country club.
higher prices as the season pro­
the saddle" and have had many grand entry Friday night, the vices and a variety of special
ling livestock. Miss Morton,
Those new officers installed for naughy on her left, as they took
gressed.
years
of practical experience in Caldwell Junior Riding club and events with free prizes in mer­
daughter
of
Mr.
and
Mrs.
Fred
time
out
for
a
picture
at
the
Acreage in the Nyssa area is the coming year are Edgel Wood, Fred Morton ranch in Cow Hol­
helping
with fathers' livestock. the Ada county Sheriff's Posse chandise are being given away
Morion; Miss Stringer, daughter
comparable to that of last year, president; Joe Chamberlain, first low. All three girls, who would
—Journal Photo
of
Mr.
and
Mrs.
John
Stringer
will be featured in special drills. at individual stores. Full infor­
according to the county agent’s vice president; Elmer Jaques,
The
second night's featured open­ mation of free prizes are given
office, in spite of last year’s low second vice president; Ronald
ing
event
will be drills by the in several of the ads in this issue
prices. This year's yield is ex­ Schoen, secretary and Tom Chan­
Indian
Head
Riding club of Weiser of the Journal.
Parking Areas
pected to be exceptionally good dler, treasurer. • George Shimo-
and
the
Canyon
county Sheriff’s
with record shipments predicted meada was installed as one year
Posse. Saturday’s night’s show Bird Commission
'»r
and
Dale
Overstake
and
if the market co^-inues strong and
will also be preceded by a parade
Parking spaces were repainted down Main street and to the rodeo
No. 2s can be marketed. The new jav By bee as two year directors.
potato inspection law is expected
Glen Burton presided over the
Member I n s '.
A report issued jointly this the program being offered. The in the Nyssa business district grounds. Don Collins is chairman
to hold down early shipments meet*nK and a humorus talk was
of
the
parade
and
has
arranged
Tuesday
to
enable
motorists
to
and in turn bring about more ma- j g*ven ^y John Brienl. The meet- week by the Rev. John L. Briehl, program is under the uuspiees of
Malheur County
for special prizes to be given.
ture potatoes and even higher net in^ was held at a joint installa- chairman, and the Rev. Carl H. the Oregon Council of Churches 1 park their cars with less difficulty
Delbert Gildersleeve, a member
tion meeting by the Jaycees and Gross, vice president, of the mi­ through the same national organ­ and to allow more vehicles to be Clown, Bull-Fighter
returns for growers.
Clark Schultz has been engaged of the Oregon State Game Com­
the Jayeee-ettes.
grant program at the Nyssa Farm ization cyid with the support of parked on the streets at one timi
who were installed ! Labor camp revealed that hun- local religious, fraternal and civil' for shopping purposes. The white as a clown and bull-fighter to mission, Bill Lightfoot of Burns,
Youngsters Admit in Jaycee-ettes
stage performances with Tucker’s district five superintendent and
office at the meeting were Mrs. dreds of different people of all groups as well>is indiv iduals.
“T” sections permit a reasonable wild brahma's that have gained Cecil Langdon, district agent of
Classes
are
held
each
morning,
I
age
groups
are
participating
in
Gerald Curry, president; Mrs. El­
space for each car to enter or
Union Livestock
I afternoon and evening, Monday I leave, yet prevents large "gaps" western fame as “ornery critters.” the OSGL and representatives of
mer Jaques, vice president; Mrs.
through Friday. They are divided or crowding if motorists observe Schultz also has a special per­ the Malheur County Farm Bureau
Jim Nicholson, treasurer; Mrs.
formance with a car and mule toured the rural areas of Malheur
into groups for preschool chil­ the marked areas.
Yard Break-In
Edgel Wood, secretary; Mrs. N e w p o rt Man Is
acts
to entertain the audience.
county Wednesday to determine
dren,
youngsters
7
to
11,
teenage
Three juveniles were taken into George Oxnam, one year director,
At the same time street crews
Marion Osborn of Nyssa will extent of damage caused each
! girls, teenage boysi women, men
and
Mrs.
Jack
Church
and
Mrs.
N
ew
Member
City
custody by Oregon State Police
including several of the city’s be the announcer and Skinny spring by pheasants.
, and classes in English.
Sunday morning aftei a break-in | Bill n iTdgett, two year disect'TS.
“ guests” • are repairing broken Tensen in < harge of cow-cutting
Farmers in the county claim
The Rev. and Mrs. Frank E. paving and removing weeds and
The outgoing presidents, Augie Police Force
sometime Saturday night was re­
I Reyes, who have charge of the grass from parking areas and next contests and has announced that that each year, time and money
ported at the Union Livestock Girard and Mrs. George Oxnam
Donald F. Brown, 29, of New­ | program during the summer, re­
several dollars worth of merchan­ is spent because of damage
were presented gifts in apprecia­
Co. sales yard.
to the curbing in the outlying dise has been donated by Nyssa caused by pheasants scratching
port,
Ore. has been hired as a
The youngsters, ages 10, 13 and tion of their services during the fourth member of the Nyssa po­ port that in 21 days of activities districts of town.
merchants for prizes for this out corrugates in beet fields, eat­
14. admitted to police that they past year. The evening dinner was lice force, Chief of Police E. L. the average attendance has been
City Manager Robert M. Apple- event Pickup men again this year ing seed and other ways trying to
117 per day, making a total par­
had stolen softdrinks, candy bars, attended by about 40 persons.
Hansen
announced
Saturday. ticipation of more than 2400. They gate said that every effort is be­ are Fay Corn of Nyssa along with make their survival.
cigarettes a con of tuna fish and
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Brown, who is 6 feet, 4 inches tall stated that the people are quick ing made to "polish up the town"
Gildersleeve pointed out that
a .22 rifle from the sales yard
and w’eighs 240 pounds, was a and eager to learn and are proud in preparation for the rodeo Fri­
farmers in Malheur county defin-
Boy
Injured
In
Junch counter. Mrs. Ada Savage,
ately have a problem of serious
member of the Marine Corps ser­ of the many things they have day and Saturday.
owner of the sales yard, said that
Delroy Ashby of economic
ving
as
a
military
police
during
loss and unnecessary
produced
in
arts
and
crafts.
Girls
she heard the rifle being fired lump From Auto , World War II and has been em-
work ciwscd by the pheasants
and women have sewn a variety Nebraska Picnic
Sunday morning and investigated
O w yhee Receives and their young in the spring.
.
. Michael Haney, 10-year old son | ployed as a logger in Western of garments and other useful ar­
before reporting the break-m to | 0f Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Haney of Oregon for several months.
Set
For
Sunday
A meeting of the Oregon State
ticles.
police
Seattle, Wash., is confined at Mal­
Eagle
Scout
Rank
Game
commission has been set
He
is
expected
to
arrive
in
Final
plans
were
made
last
The sports program can now be
The 14-year-old appeared be­ heur Memorial hospital, Nyssa.
A Boy Scout court of honor was for July 9 in Portland, where ten­
fore County Judge G. Y. Chester with injuries sustained when he Nyssa this week to assume his carried through much more effec­ Wednesday afternoon for the an­
Tuesday and was turned over to attempted to# jump from a mov­ new duties. His wife and two tively, the Rev. Briehl reported, nual Nebraska picnic to be held held Sunday evening in the Owy­ tative laws and changes in the
the custody of his parents. The ing car at the Oscar Haney farm children will come here to make due to volley and softball equip- next Sunday at the Nyssa park hee ward for Scout troop No. 438. game regulations will be set up
other two will appear in juvenile last Thursday. He received a con­ their home when housing facili- j ment purchased by the Chamber Members of the committee meet­ Thirteen boys received awards of and a hearing made of suggested
changes and additions.
j 0f Commerce. Softball equipment ing at the home of S. B. Hoffman, higher rank.
court later. Parents of the young­ cussion, scalp wounds and body t ' are available.
The final meeting will be held
picnic
committee
president,
are
An extra policeman was pro- was also loaned to the camp by
sters had gone on a week end bruises.
Ross Butler and Cliff Saunders
vided by the city council last the Waggoner Motor Co. team, Mrs. Frank Whipple, Mrs. Henry of Vale, scout executives, were later this summer.
fishing trip and had left the chil­
The car had slowed for calves month and approved by the city The camp's softball team, “The Day, Mrs. Roy Rookstool, Mrs.
dren in the care of a 17-year-old
in the lane when Michael and budget board when expenditures Latin-Americans,” recently play- Freeman Rookstool, Mrs. Ira present and assisted with the pre­
boy, State police reported.
M R-B- Manager Aids
Wayne jumped onto the back of for the current fiscal year, be- ed the Junior Chamber of Corn- Price, Mrs. Glen Hoffman, Mrs. sentations.
Sometime during the week end
Highlight of the evening was
it. They reportedly rode for ap­ ginning July 1, were established, merce team and another game is Orville Hickman and Mrs. Clyde
the Idaho Canning Co. and Sim - 1
i the awarding of the cherished Utah Operations
proximately 400 feet when Mich­
plot's Produce Co. were entered ael attempted to jump off. He
In addition to the chief, other planned for next Wednesday nite Hoke.
Maylin Maxfield, manager of
Eagle award to Delroy Ashby,
at 7:30 at the rodeo grounds. The
and miscellaneous items were
The traditional basket dinner son of Nathaniel T. Ashby, former Muir-Roberts and Burningham
slipped and fell, resulting in the members of the police force are Jaycees report that this game
taken from the offices. City police j injuries.
will begin at 12.00 p. m. and each scoutmaster, by Ross Butler. Del- Produce at Nyssa, returned Mon­
Marvin Wilson and Clem De
are working on the two latter j
Vinespre, all of whom have been was one of the best attended in family is asked to bring their roy has a list of 40 merit badges day from two weeks in Bountiful,
^reak-ins and reported they didn’t
serving a minimum average of recent years and that a fine spirit own table service. Coffee will be to his credit and is now acting as Utah where he supervised the
know whether there was any c o n -! Seed Specialist To
56 hours a week and frequently of friendly competition prevailed. furnished by the association. All assistant patrol leader to the brining of cherries at the com­
nection with the sales yard entry.
longer periods when special duty
Each week a movie program is those persons from Nebraska are ! troop.
pany’s warehouse. During that
Work In County
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is required.
invited to attend.
time, 4500 barrels of cherries were
NEW CREDIT MANAGER
The
seven
boys
receiving
ten­
Norman D. Dobie, certification
brined for maraschinos and ship­
derfoot
awards
were
Clyde
Smith,
Richard F. Tunks, formerly of specialist of the extension depart-
! Alfred Wilson, Omar Hite, Ron- ped to a food wholesaler in Cali­
South Dakota, started work Mon- ment at Corvallis arrived in this
i nie Smith, Ronald Anderson, Mar­ fornia.
day of last week as credit and area Tuesday for work in Mal-
Mrs. Maxfield, Gene, Vicki and
vin Besendorfer and Steven Pat­
office manager at Tobler's Feed heur county.
terson. Second class awards were Bradley accompanied Maxfield to
& Fuel Co. Mr. and Mrs. Tunks
Dobie was accompanied by Joey
presented to Raymond Draper, Utah where they spent one week
and family are living at Fruitland j Clarkson who plans to spend
at the present time and will move some time at the home of his I The Eighth Annual Nyssa Nite about a coming recession or de­ people and rural residents started John Stam, Don Walker, Ronald with relatives and friends in Salt
Lake City and southern Utah.
to Nyssa as soon as housing can grandparents, , Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Rodeo July 9 and 10 promises to pression.
voicing Snodgrass’ views and Rookstool and Jeff Parker.
Finally, the Chamber took the cheering his determination. At
be one of the most outstanding of
be found.
Brady of Nyssa.
1 any yet staged, mainly because bull by the horns and diplomat­ the same time, Snodgrass was
of the unique circumstances sur­ ically suggested that the 1954 making contact with professional Catholic Mission Begins Month's
rounding events leading up to pre­ rodeo be forgone for one year on cowboys all over the west and
40 Boy Scouts From Three N yssa
a “ wait and see” basis. This action was
liminary plans.
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successful ...
in getting
Mission School for Latin-Americans
One of the founders, Lynn
with the approval of the Rid-
0f those who have been here
Troops Return From Summer Camp Snodgrass, who was instrumental Iing cluB. and n0 one. expressed j in past years to agree to come to The Rev. Father Ramon Varela, wealth of this community, as well
Nyssa again and help with the Order of Franciscan Monks, Mexi­ as an individual, spritual per­
Approximately 40 Boy Scouts for transporation to and from in starting the annual rodeo back any public disapproval.
can missionary, will be in Nyssa sonality, contributing his part of
from three Nyssajroops attended camp were Bernard Eastman,
during July to conduct a mission the welfare of the community,”
their annual summer camp at R , w ,
for Spanish-speaking people of
Camp Billv Rice at Warm Lake Uo>d Wllson’ Ormand Thomas, show and w „ h r „ , ^ g £ L m S r n d ^ n S ' S ’ih ^ h 'a d S S i
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n’t say no to the determined Nys- the area, according to Father Father Ahles went on to explain.
from June 28 until July 5.
Earl Bingham and Robert Toombs, support in Nyssa and the sur­ en action, he decided to do some- san
and agreed to furnish rodeo
Morning mass will be celebrated
rounding rural communities.
The largest delegation was re- Jr.
thing about it. Snodgrass practic- st0ck again on a win, lose or Rembert Ahlcs, O.F.M., pastor of at 8 o ’clock each day and evening
St. Hubert’s Catholic church. The devotions and sermon will be held
ported for Troop No. 419 with
The L. D. S. Scout troop No.
It was late last winter that the ally lives rodeos just like some I draw basis.
Dick Forbess accompaning them 445 was represented by 14 boys Owyhee Riding club and the Nys­ people live for hunting, fishing. ( Various
individuals
offered mission will open Sunday.
each evening at 7:30 at St. Hu­
The mission will be for the bert’s church.
a- adult leader. In this group were and their assistant scoutmaster, sa Chamber of Commerce, co­ baseball or golf. He toured the their he]p and that was a„ Snod_
Dick Lawrence, Vernon and | Lawrence Hansen. Dean Fife, sponsors the past two years town and found numerous busi grass needed to announce there benefit of the local Spanish-speak­
Bishop Francis P. Leipzig, D.D.,
Bobby Pond. Bob Storm, Dan Wil- scoutmaster attended several days through the Nyssa Nite Rodeo ness men who didn’t want to see would be a show. His enthusiasm ing people as well as for migrant bishop of the Baker Catholic dio­
association, began speculating on an end to the annual event, but caught on quick and things start­ workers of the Nyssa Labor camp
of
the
camp,
also.
Boys
at
camp
son, Dick Thomas, Mike Eastman,
whether or not a show should be who had failed to commit them-
cese, will preside at the closing
Jimmy- and Stanley Jameson, from this troop were Tony Rob- staged this year. Each orgamza-; selves earlier because of the ex- ed happening. The Nyssa Business and other camps of this area.
The missionary explained that of the mission.
Dennis Forbess, Tom Sallee, i erts, Stanley Pett, Bob Bailey, tion in sizing up the situation in- pense involved. Several others Men’s association, a committee of
got
Father Varela is a native of
Llovd Cartwright, Leon Tobler, | Marvin Pett, Benny Rust, Monte dividually, seemed to feel that wanted the show to go on and i the Chamber of Commerce,
a Rodeo since the Catholic church has
David Ingebritsen, and Forrest Burningham. Kent Mann, Jimmy a rodeo was overly expensive and still others continued to express Specials event this week as well been hampered in the religious Silver City, N. M. He has been
conducting misisons throughout
too many hundreds o f 1 opinions that it should be brought
Huffman.
i Moss, Jerry Myrick, Darwin Gor- required
-
as furnishing free tickets and education of the Mexican people the San Joaquin Valley in Cali­
due
to
a
long
series
of
anti-God
The seven members of the new-
rell, Dale Collins, Clark Jaques, Jree man*hours work involving to a close.
Snodgrass kept on talking, per­ dozens of prizes for kids. Strange­ revolutions in Mexico and South fornia continuously during the
-v organized troop No. 454 spon-
Aaron Hansen and Darrell Duffin. to'L at'i[ Pe.?P p ,.
. ,
.,
suading and making plans, al- ly enough, most of those who had
past four years. The California
sored by the Eagles lodge, who
Bishop Charley Mann andErsel Chamber wanted to offend the! wavs turning a deaf ear to pessi- voiced opinions earlier in the year America, there is need of much
attended camp, a.l passed their Beus drove to Warm Lake Thurs- other by voting to forego the 1954 mistic views and maintaining a about foregoing the show, are effort to help the people of Latin missions are held at labor camps
econd cla; s tests while there, ac- day to return the boys to Nyssa show, so the discussions continued positive approach with no criti- among the ringleaders in helping American descent in their strug­ in his famous trailer chapel which
he tows from camp to camp. He
rding to their scoutmaster, Rob- to enable them to attend the for several weeks with only a few cism toward anyone or anything make the 1954 event more suc­ gle for better living.
cessful than ever.
stated that his “ accomodations
that
might
have
happened
in
past
The
purpose
of
the
mission
is
to
members
of
the
two
groups
ex­
ert Toonii
Jr. Earning this rat- youth banquet at the Nyssa stake
Newspapers have a habit of help Jhe migrant worker, while he here at St. Hubert’s are almost
:-,g were Jack Meyers, Dennis house that evening. They were pressing themselves. During that years to prevent a financially writing
advance publicity like.
Toombs. Larry Cox, Jimmy Os- returned to the camp Friday period there was a certain amount sound celebration. While he was The biggest and the best ever,” is here, and.the local Latin Amer­ luxurious.”
building uj> the community for
of
^prehension
about
economic
The mission is sponsored by the
• roni* Roger Morris, Ronald morning by Dean Fife and Carl conditions nationally, what with one more whirl at a roedo, en- but with that kind of cooperation ican, to realize the Christian value
Woody and Bill Wahlert.
Burningham who remained there politicians warming up for the thusiasm began to spread like a and community spirit, how cotild of his vocation, Father Ahles said. club Latino^Americano of St. Hu­
“ He is a factor to the material bert’s church.
Am!** <i the men furnishing cars until camp closed Monday.
1954 elections with press releases fever and more and more towns- anyone predict otherwise?
Local Chairmen Reveal Enihusi^stic
Response lo Migrant Worker Program Painfed By Cl,y
Chain Of Events Results In Enthusiastic Support For
Once - Cancelled 1954 Two-Performance Nyssa Rodeo
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