Abilene Reporter News, April 24, 1954

Abilene Reporter News

April 24, 1954

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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - April 24, 1954, Abilene, Texas FAIR, WARM f ije Hbtlene Reporter "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron VOL. LXIII, No. 312 Associated Press (AP) ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 24, 1954—EIGHT PAGES EVENING FINAL PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY 10c Soviet Recalls Envoys MOSCOW The Soviet Union has severed its diplomatic relations with Australia because of that country’s refusal to hand back its fugitive envoy in Canberra, Vladimir Petrov, as an embezzler and swindler. In a note handed yesterday to Australian Charge d’Affaires Brian Hill in Moscow, the Russians accused Australia’s government of a “large-scale campaign of slander” in its allegations that Petrov fled his post as third secretary in the Soviet Embassy at Canberra and handed over a mass of documents said to have exposed a Communist spy ring. It demanded that Hill, top-ranking Australian envoy to the Kremlin, leave with the five-member embassy staff immediately. Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko told Hill the Russians wanted the staff moved out in two or three days. To Close Embassy At the same time the Russians recalled Ambassador Nikolai E. Generalov from Australia and announced the embassy there would be closed. (In Canberra, the big Soviet Embassy staff was busy today burning documents and books in a huge bonfire in its fenced-in yard. There was no indication exactly when the Russians would leave Australia). In addition to repeating the* Soviet demand for the arrest of Petrov on charges of swindling and embezzling Russian embassy funds the note accused the Australian government of kidnaping Mrs. Petrov, who the Australians say was granted political asylum with her husband. Kept in Secret Australia already had rejected the demand for the return of Petrov when it was made earlier by Generalov, and kept him in a secret hiding place. Mrs. Petrov was reunited with him after a tumultuous incident in which she was taken from a plane at Darwin just as she was about to depart with Soviet agents for Moscow. In that incident, the Soviet note charged, ‘‘Australian police used violence against the second secretary of the embassy Klsitsyn, subjected the Soviet diplomatic couriers to forcible search with the use of physical violence.” The two couriers had been disarmed by the Australian police at Darwin after the Russians tried to bar authorities from talking to Mrs. Petrov. Just Before Geneva Moscow Radio’s announcement of the note was the first the Soviet public had been told of the Petrov case. It came just before the opening Monday of the Geneva Conference on the Far East, at which Russia and Australia will be represented. Gromyko had read the contents of the note to Hill in Russian and then they were translated. After Hill’s call to the Soviet foreign office, he said: “It is not easy to vacate an embassy at such short notice. It is going to be very difficult for me.” The Australian diplomat immediately informed British Ambassador Sir William Hayter, who is expected to take over responsibility for Australian affairs in the Soviet Union. French Counterattack For Captured Outpost PUBLIC AT HEART MOTORCYCLE HITS CROWD—This motorcycle with side car hits women and children as it plunged into a farmers festival crowd in Fairmont, N.C. Two clowning Shriners left the machine to bow to the reviewing stand. It lunged forward, gathering speed and careened into the crowd, injuring five. Airport Dedication Show Pilots Arrive 3 Persons Injured As Auto Overturns Three persons were injured, none believed critically, at 5:30 a. m. Saturday when an automobile ran off U. S. Highway 80 and overturned about eight miles east of Abilene. Admitted to Hendrick Memorial Hospital were Cleveland Armstead, 22; his wife, Perdell Armstead, 21, and Ray Freeman, 21. The Armsteads’ 3-month-old baby, only other passenger in the car, was not hurt. Both men are soldiers, stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso. Highway Patrolman G. G. Fitz-hugh, who investigated the wreck, said the car ran off the highway and overturned at a culvert. The car appeared badly damaged. THE WEATHER U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU ABILENE AND VICINITY — Mostly fair and warm Saturday and Saturday night. Partly cloudy and warm Sunday. Possible acattered showers or thundershowers Saturday afternoon and Sunday. High Saturday near 85, low 65; high Sunday near 85. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS — Partly cloudy and warm this afternoon, tonight and Sunday, WEST TEXAS — Partly cloudy this Afternoon, tonight imd Sunday wtth widely acattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. EAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS-Partly cloudy and warm thia afternoon, tonight and Sunday. TEMPERATURES Pilots who will participate in the dedication show at the new Abilene Municipal Airport were scheduled to begin arriving here this morning. The dedication ceremonies will be held Sunday, beginning with a breakfast for pilots. The dedication will be held Sunday afternoon. Lt. (JG) W. T. Blakney and Lt. (JG) Nicholas A. Castrpcclo were to land at the airport at 11 a.m. in a Naval trainer and w'ere to be met by a group from the Abilene Chamber of Commerce Aviation Committee. Both men are graduates of the U. S. Naval Academy and are stationed at the Naval Auxiliary Training Station in Kingsville. Blakney is the son of W. L. Blakney, district manager of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. here. A 1912 model Curtiss pusher-type plane already has arrived at the airport, but its builder, Billy Tracy Smith, 57, Dies Here Tracy Smith, 57, of 842 Peach St., died at 2:30 a.m, Saturday in Hendrick Memorial Hospital. Mr. Smith was produce manager at the Safeway Store on Butternut St., and had been with the company for 10 years. He had been ill since January, and his condition had been serious for about two weeks. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Kiker-Warren Chapel, with burial in Elmwood Memorial Pafk. Pallbearers will be Horace Justice, E. E. Caudle, Bobby Morgan, Travis McCraw, G. R. Osborne, and Bert Hamilton. Mr. Smith was born March 26, 1897, in Garrison, Tex. He moVed to Abilene in 1923, and that year married Miss Willie Neel of Elmdale. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church. A veteran of World War I, Mr. Smith served in the St. Mihiei drive and at Meuse-Argonne in France. Survivors are his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Troy Roberts and Mrs. J. A. Mann, both of Dallas, and Mrs. Kenneth Frost of Graham; one son, James of Abilene; three brothers, Bob, Allen and George, all of San Antonio, and three grandchildren. Parker, will be unable to attend the dedication. Parker, aviation sales manager of the Ph*liips Petrol eum Co. at Bartlesville, Okla., shipped the plane to Abilene. Air Force Maj. Charles E. Yeager, the first man to flv faster than sound, was to arrive at 11:30 a.m. today, flying a F-86 Sabre jet from Edwards AFB, Calif. Final arrangements to handle the crowd at the show were completed Saturday morning. Paul Hodges, Taylor County Red Cross Chapter chairman, said a first aid station will be set up in the administration building. Fire Chief SD. C. Musick, county first aid chairman, will be in charge. Assistant Fire Chief G. I. Powell said three radio equipped fire trucks will be on hand for emergencies, with 10 firemen on duty. Members of the National Guard will assist in parking cars and will take part in a flag ceremony. The Marine Corps will furnish guards. Regular Navy men stationed at the Reserve unit here will assist in the open house at the U. S. Weather Bureau. City police and State Highway patrolmen will oversee direction of traffic. Volunteers from the Air Force Reserve also will assist in various phases of the dedication. Roosevelt Hits Wife's Actions PASADENA, Calif. (¿7 — James Roosevelt says his estranged wife included the “infidelities letter” with her separate maintenance suit out of spite. The late President’s eldest son, a congressional candidate, filed a memorandum in court yesterday that said “inclusion of the letter can only be -construed as a deliberate act designed to cause great notoriety and publicity . . . without regard to the harmful effects . . . on the children and others.” The memorandum refers to Mrs. Romelle Roosevelt’s answer to her husband’s motion to strike the letter from the suit. The motion will be argued next Friday in Superior Court. The letter concerned was signed by Roosevelt and dated Feb. 27, 1945. It lists infidelities with nine women, with names, places and approximate times. Roosevelt, denying misconduct, has said he signed the letter to avert a divorce suit. work. Home owners nevertheless had to pay off the loan, he said. Olney disclosed that under President Eisenhower’s orders, the FBI has gone looking for bands of these salesmen, who often move from city to city. Hollyday, a Baltimore mortgage banker, had appeared early in the committee’s investigation and he! returned to the witness chair after Olney stepped down. Hollyday Attacks Official's Charges WASHINGTON UP) — Guy T. O. weren’t deceived or defrauded, Hollyday, recently ousted as fed-! They were just giving the stuff eral housing commissioner, has    ,    ..    , .    ...    . T .. _ I The government s chief prosecu- taken issue with a top Justice De-,tor gave senators a picture of partment official’s charge that smooth-talking salesmen who in-FHA felt no responsibility for pro- duced unsuspecting householders to tecting home owners from preying s^n J*ePalr contracts “and even a completion certificate before the repair salesmen.    job is started thus permitting Hollyday told the Senate Banking these ..cJty slickersM to ro]lect Committee yesterday that FHA their money and depart, sometimes was “greatly concerned” over the without even doing the promised welfare of home owners who use government-insured loans to refurnish their houses. Warren Olney III, an assistant attorney general in charge of criminal prosecutions, had testified earlier in the day that FHA did not regard itself as a public service agency and that its officials “frequently described themselves as being in partnership with lenders and promoters.” Furthermore, said Olney, “they think they have no responsibility for victims of these swindles . . . that they can wrash their hands of all the responsibilities as long as the government’s financial liability is protected.” Hollyday’s White House-requested resignation nearly two weeks ago was accompanied by allegations of widespread irregularities in the FHA’s program of insuring loans for home repair and charges that some apartment house builders pocketed many millions of dollars by obtaining government-guaranteed loans bigger than their construction costs. Hollyday himself was not accused of wrongdoing, but rather of failing to act vigorously enough against the reported abuses. A shakeup in FHA’s top echelon, which began with Hollyday’s departure after a year in office, continued yesterday as Acting FHA Commissioner Norman P. Mason announced acceptance of the resignation of Howard M. Murphy, associate general counsel of the agency. Murphy as the sixth official to leave office in the shakeup. He is to appear next week at the Banking Committee investigation. Meanwhile, the Senate yesterday voted the committee $150,000 to finance its probe into the housing scandals. Olney was highly critical of the FHA attitude toward conditions in the apartment housing financing program—now expired — and the home repair loan program, which still is going on. He said the Justice Department looked into specific cases of apartment house profiteering in search of evidence for possible fraud prosecution. But, said Olney, prosecution is not possible because: “We can’t prove that the federal government was defrauded in the face of FHA’s statements that they ‘CORPORAL’ LIMBERS UP—Cpl. Barron H. Evans, Dalton, Ga., elevates the “Corporal,” a guided missile, into firing position. The new missile can use an atomic or conventional type war-head. Court to Dismiss 'Indirect' Testimony Against Dickenson Finals of Rolan Rodeo Set Tonight ROTAN, April 24.—The second and final performance of Rotan’s fifth annual Junior Rodeo will begin at 8 p. m. tonight at the Ro-tan Roping Club grounds. An overflow crowd of 2,000 persons attended the opening show Friday night after a downtown parade was staged during the aft ernoon. Contestants are entered from Snyder, Sweetwater, Roby, Asper-mont, Jay ton, Clairemont, San An gelo, Ballinger, Haskell, Girard and Rotan. Fri. P.M. 78 80 80 78 78 77 73 71 70 68 67 67 Sat. A M. .... 66 .... 86 ....    65 ....    63 .... 86 ....    71 ....    73 ...    1:30    ... ...    2:30    ... ...    3:30    ... ...    4:30    ... ...    5:30    .. ...    6:30    ... ...    7:30    ... ...    8:30    ... ...    9 30      — ... 10:30      — ... 11:30      — „.      12:30      — High and low temperatures for 24 hour* ended at 6:30 a.m. 81 and 62. Barometer reading at 10:30 a.m. 28.21. Relative humidity at 10:30 a.m. ». WASHINGTON (*>—1The Army’s case against Cpl. Edward S. Dickenson appeared today to be hanging on the ability of the prosecution to prove direct links between Dickenson and men he is accused of having informed against while a prisoner of war in Korea. The court is on record as saying it will throw out all testimony which can not be tied in directly with Dickenson. The fifth day of Dickenson's court-martial recessed late yesterday. Dickenson, 23, of Cracker’s Neck, Va., is accused of squealing on his pals and collaborating with the Communists while a POW in Korea. A principal prosecution witness, Edward M. Gaither of Philadelphia, took the stand yesterday for more than an hour. The witness, who glowered fiercely at Dickenson, said he was “out to get” the defendant. One of the specific counts against Dickenson charges that stool pigeon activities on his part led to prolonged beatings of Gaither by the Reds. Gaither, a short, wiry fellow with tousled hair, told the eight-member court-martial he was beaten and put before a mock firing squad several days after he had told Dickenson of his escape plans. At one point in his testimony, Gaither leaned forward from the witness chair and snapped at Dickenson: “Don’t you like it?” Dickenson displayed no emotion. Much of the testimony revolved around an air panel which Gaither said he had made for an escape effort. The panel, about five feet wide, was a strip of blue cloth which was to be laid on the ground in hopes that U.S. planes would spot it. Gaither said Dickenson and three buddies also were planning an escape and that he showed Dickenson his air panel so Dickenson could make one himself. The following night, Gaither said, Dickenson and his three as- Farmer Loans Urged WASHINGTON, April 24 Ml—Sen. Welker <R-Idaho) and Rep. Mc-Intire (R-Maine) urged approval today of legislation to make 15 million dollars available for emergency loans to farmers and stockmen who cannot obtain other credit. sociates made their escape from the camp along the Yalu River but were recaptured shortly after daybreak the next morning. The three associates—Fred Obroff of Wheelwright, Ky., Virgil Rutherford of Tulsa, Okla., and Martin Christensen of Hammond, Ind.—all corroborated this story. Obroff testified he and the others all were questioned but that Dickenson was questioned first. Obroff said Dickenson later told him he had described their escape effort to the Chinese. The witness quoted Dickenson as telling him: “I had to tell them. They put a gun to my head and forced me.” Gaither told the court that several days later, Chinese guards walked to the place where he had hidden his air panel and confiscated it. Under cross-examination, Gaither said “seven or eight” others besides Dickenson knew where i it was. Gaither said he was taken to headquarters and severely beaten. On three occasions, he said, the Chinese put him before mock firing squads in an effort to get more information on the escape. He said he refused. At one point, Gaither said, the Chinese guards told him they would let him go if he “did like Dickenson did.” The witness did not elaborate on this point. Dickenson’s lawyer moved to strike all of Gaither’s testimony as having no direct connection with this case. The court said it would make no decision on the motion for the time being since the prosecution had not yet completed its case. The prosecution indicated it would finish Monday. Rebels Grab Vital Corner In Northwest HANOI, Indochina UP) — The French hurled powerful counterattacks today at the Communist-led Vietminh in the vital northwest corner outpost the rebels had newly captured in their drive to the heart of Dien Bien Phu, A French Army spokesman said the defenders of the fortress had not succeeded in dislodging the deeply entrenched rebels from their grip on the whole northern half of the fortress’ main airstrip. But he said the counterattack had given the French some added breathing space in which to establish a new defense line of trenches and fortifications. Brig. Gen. Christian de Castries, heroic commander of the bitterly contested fortress, launched his counterassaults in an effort to snatch back the outpost captured yesterday by the Vietminh in a day of furious hand-to-hand fighting. Claim Heavy Losses But the Vietminh threw in overwhelming numbers of troops and De Castries was forced to call back the main body of his forces to the heart of the fortress. The French claimed the enemy suffered heavy losses in today’s fighting. Two Vietminh battalions numbering about 2,000 men were said by the French to have been hit severely by raking fire from tanks and artillery inside Dien Bien Phu’s shrinking perimeter. Meanwhile, there was speculation that loyal forces marching northward from the Indochinese Kingdom ot Laos may be on their way to try to relieve the pressure completely encircled H-SU Rodeo Finals Scheduled Tonight; Cowboys Lead Field Hardin - Simmons University’s Cowboys were leading the field Friday night as the first go-around ended at the eighth annual H-SU Intercollegiate Rodeo. Next performance will be staked at 2:30 p.m. today, with the final show at 8 o’clock tonight. The H-SU team took two first places and placed third in three events to go out front with 140 points. Trailing is Sul Ross College with 130, Oklahoma A&M with 120, and Sam Houston State College with 110. Buck McGonagill of Sul Ross and Clyde Martin of Sam Houston are leading the all-around champion cowboy race, each with 70 points. Behind them are David Rushing of H-SU and Dick Barret, former H-SU team member now of Oklahoma A&M, First go-round results follow: BAREBACK BRONC RIDING: (1) Clyde Martin, SHSTC; (2) Tex Martin, Sul Ross; (3) David Rushing, H-SU; (4) Bill Johnson SHSTC. CALF ROPING — Lee Cockrell, H-SU, 11.7 seconds; Dick Barrett, Okla. A&M. 12.6 seconds; Bill Teague, H-SU, 12.7 seconds; Mel Potter, U, of Ariz., 14.1 seconds. SADDLE BRONC RIDING —(1) Joe Chase, Okla., A&M; (2) Tex Martin, SR; (3) Clyde Martin. SHSTC; <4) Don Fedderson, Okla. A&M. BULLDOGGING — Bobby Rankin, Tex, A&M. 3.2 seconds; Dick Barrett, Okla. A&M, 6 seconds Lowle Rice, Tex. A&M, 7 seconds; Dale Beckham, Okla. A&M, 7.2 seconds. RIBBON ROPING — Buck McGonagill, SR, 12.1 seconds; Jack Bridges, TCU, 13.4 seconds; Bill Teague, H-SU, 14 seconds; Joe Thorp, Texas Tech, 14.2 seconds. BULLRTDING — (1) — David Rushing, H-SU; (2) Buck McGonagill, SHSTC; (3) George Wheatleas-ley, SHSTC; (4) Clyde Martin, SHSTC GIRL’S GOAT TYING - Mary Ann Parris, Tech, 15.3 seconds; Amy McGilvary, TCU, 15.7 seconds; Beverly Thorn. SR. 16 seconds; Charlotte Martin, SR, 17 seconds. GIRL’S BARREL RACE - Amy McGilvary, TCU, 21 seconds; Becky Joe Smith, H-SU, 21.7 seconds; Mildred Cotton, SR, 22.3 seconds; Beverly Thorn, SR, 22.5 seconds. Phone Record Seizure Still Unsettled WASHINGTON UP) — Sen. Mundt (R-SD) said today the Senate investigating subcommittee may have to rewrite what he called its “fuzzy” order for seizure of records on telephone calls in the Mc-Carthy-Artny officials’ dispute. With the subcommittee's national televised hearings in recess until Monday, Mundt said in an interview there is some doubt about the legality of making public transcripts of monitored conversations without the consent of both parties. “If this matter gets into the courts, we don’t want the whole investigation to go down the drain because of a legal technicality,” he declared. The South Dakota senator is acting as subcommittee chairman during the inquiry. Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis), the regular chairman, has stepped off the subcommittee but retains the right—-as does the Army side—to question witnesses. In a stormy session, the subcom mittee’s four Republican and three Democrats voted yesterday to subpoena “all memoranda, all documents, all notes of monitored conversations as between parties in this controversy and all others that are relevant ... if they are found to be material and relevant to the issues this committee is now considering.” The unanimous vote came after McCarthy threw the hearing into an uproar with a charge that the transcribing of a Nov. 7, 1953 telephone conversation he had with Secretary of the Army Stevens was “completely improper . . . indecent and illegal under the laws” because he knew nothing of the action at the time. Stevens has charged McCarthy and his chief counsel, Roy M. Cohn, sought special treatment for a drafted former committee aide, G. David Schine. McCarthy has replied that Stevens and his aides tried to pressure the subcommittee into dropping its investigation of alleged Communists in the Army. Both sides have denied the others’ charges, and the subcommittee probe is aimed at getting to the bottom of the maze of accusations and denials. McCarthy demanded yesterday that all records of telephone conversations be obtained by the committee. Joseph N. Welch, counsel for Stevens and other Army officials, announced his clients would consent, saying “nothing would delight the Army more.” McCarthy said be would agree only if every transcript were made public, adding that he wasn’t going to allow anybody who might not be a principal in the hearing to refuse consent and thus keep a conversation secret. In Milwaukee, where McCarthy flew after the hearing to make .a pair of speeches today, the senator said further that he wants the Army telephone transcripts in the record because, he said, they would show efforts to get his investigators to lay off the Army. Ray H. Jenkins, special counsel, told the subcommittee it might be violating the federal Communications Act if it spread on the record any conversation where one of the two persons involved didn't consent to that action. He said committee members were taking “the chance of getting in jail.” This squared with the opinion of government attorneys familiar with the communications law, who said that while monitoring a phone call itself was not illegal the conversation cannot be lawfully made public without consent of the party at the other end of the line. Mundt said he was sure the subcommittee would have to have an executive session next week “to rephrase, refine or at least interpret” the seizure motion, authored by Sen. McClellan (D-Ark). He told newsmen the second part of die motion» relating to the in troduction of the records subpoenaed was “kind of fuzzy.” Mundt said it is his opinion the committee has only the consent, “without qualification,” of Stevens H. Struve Hensel, assistant secretary of defense and John Adams, Army counselor, to the admission of such evidence. Presumably a number of other persons could be involved in phone calls connected with the case. As for McCarthy, Mundt said the Wisconsin senator had made “the significant qualification” that he would consent only if all such conversations considered relevant by the subcommittee were introduced. Mundt said the subcommittee would start by subpoenaing all the documents called for in McClellan’s motion. Then, he said, the documents will be screened to determine whether they pertain to the inquiry. Mundt said that if anybody should refuse to permit a monitored conversation of his to be in troduced, “we would be in a fix.” He said one such objection might! block the introduction of 100 or so if McCarthy insisted that all or none be admitted. The Committee acted on the i seizure ordex after John J. Lucas Jr., Stevens’ appointment clerk, testified he had monitored the Nov. 7 conversation between McCarthy and Stevens in shorthand, had “dropped” a few words of one McCarthy sentence, but got the full meaning of the remarks. The hassle over procedure kept the almost word - for - word transcript on the Nov. 7 call out of the record yesterday. But Stevens, recounting the conversation, said McCarthy told him that “one of the few’ things he had trouble with Mr. Cohn was about David Schine.” Stevens quoted McCarthy as saying: “Roy thinks that Dave ought to be a general and operate from a penthouse on the Waldorf Astoria.” against the fortress. French-Laotian troops were reported to have reached the curve of the Nam Ou river about 18 miles south of beleagured Dien Bien Phu. But the French Army sources here would not disclose the objective of this northward movement from the Laotian royal capital at Luang Prabang. Vietminh Pauses The French counterattack inside the fortress came after the Vietminh took time out to consolidate their newly won positions in the north corner. The French communique said the defenders had a “calm night” after a bloody day of hand-to-hand fighting yesterday in which the Communist-led rebels captured a vital outpost comprising the northern half of the main airstrip of the fortress. A heavy mist hung over the battered fortress today. The French hoped for clearing weather before noon to permit new waves of bombers and fighters to blast at the enemy. The attackers had sliced through thick mazes of barbed wire and overwhelmed a third French outpost on the northwest rim yesterday. Savage counterattacks failed to stem the drive. Swamp of Mud Monsoon rains the past week turned the bowl-shaped Dien Bien Phu battlefield into a swamp of red mud. hampering French warplanes and bogging down field armament. The French defenses still intact covered an area less than a mile across last night. This was a tiny target for planes that must parachute in all food and war supplies. The plight of the weary defenders was considered especially acute because all escape routes from the remote mountain position have been blocked by the encircling Vietminh masses. The first of a new contingent of naratrooper reinforcements from France arrived at a secret Viet Nam air base yesterday. U. S. Air Force Globemasters ferried the troops on a three-day. 8,500-mile flight which skirted India. The French News Agency said in a dispatch from Saigon more landed in Indochina today. 1,000 Hiflh School Seniors H-SU Guests About 1,000 seniors from 100 West Texas and New Mexico high schools registered Saturday morning for Hardin - Simmons University’s annual Senior Day. Dr. Evan A. Reiff welcomed the students at a program Saturday morning. The H-SU symphonic band, a cappella choir and Cowboy band entertained. Following a barbecue at noon, the students were scheduled to tour the university dorms, classrooms and library. At 2:30 thev were to be guests at the eighth annual H-SU rodeo. ;