1961 Joan being crowned Days of 47 Queen by Gov. Clyde

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Local News Sports Spotlight Seettoa B Pr Salt £akr eribnnr Lake City, Utah — Stufey M«raia c ~ M*y J8, IMtl Features TV Fare, Sec. H Gov. George D. Clyde places crown on blonde head of 1961 Days of '47 Queen Joan Carrigan; 18, while State to Hike Role in Tot Care Centers ,'• By Jerome K. Full , _•', Tribune Staff Writer "An expansion of the state's rote in operation of local day care centers for retarded children children is planned by the Utah State Public Welfare Department. Department. ^ND THE department reported reported Saturday it is arranging^ arranging^ for a review, of each of nearly 1,000 students committed committed to the American Fork Training School. It is the first'total inventory of.the defects of the school's population. crown bearer David Potter, son of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Potter, 4200 Mars Way (3615 East), eyes proceedings. Queen and her court received honors Saturday at coronation ball at The Terrace. Blonde Days of '4 7 Queen A pretty blonde from Midvale was crowned queen of the 1961 Days of '47 celebration celebration in a setting of glittering lights Saturday night in The Terrace, 464 S. Main. -PLACING THE CROWN on the head of Queen Joan Carrigan, ' 18, was Gov. George D. Clyde. Crown Bearer David Potter, Potter, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Potter, Potter, 4200 Mars Way (3615 East), carried the coveted headpiece to the stage. A large crowd saw Gov. Clyde deftly place the crown on Miss Carrigan. He was assisted in the ceremonies by 1960 queen, Linda Derrick. Two attendants to Queen Joan, Sandra Martin, 18, brunette from HoUaday, and Miss Irene Hall, 20, blonde from Prove, .participated, in .the event. THE ONLOOKERS LATER joined in the coronation ball. The traditional ceremonies opened with the posting of colors by members of the Utah National Guard. The National Anthem was presented by the Scandia Male Chorus. On stage to witness the colorful coronation coronation Were several special guests, including Mrs. Kate B. Carter, president of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. "\VE WELCOME ALL of you on this occasion when we honor our lovely young royalty," said Mrs. J. Arthur Wood, chairman chairman o£ the queen committee. Her introductory introductory remarks-folio wed invocation by George L. Nelson, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Monument Park. Stake. .. THE QUEEN AND HER attendants, escorted escorted by Utah National Guard officers, presented the grand opening coronation waltz. The 1961 Days of '47-queen won her title after competing with 124 contestants. The ability to express herself and meet the 'public 'public also were deciding factors in the selection. selection. Smash Fatal To Utahn At Evanston Special ft. The Tribune EVANSTON, WYO. — A Utah motorist apparently died instantly Saturday about 5:30 p.m. when.his eastbound truck and a westbound freight truck collided head-on on U.S. 30S in the west outskirts of Evanston. Evanston. GLADE BUD PARCELL, 29, Heber City, the victim,- suffered suffered a broken neck, skull fractures fractures and internal'injuries. Force of the collision knocked .the freight truck across the highway and into

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 28 May 1961, Sun,
  3. Page 18

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