The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah) May 29 1969 page 2
THURSDAY. MAY M, 19S9 CENTRAL CX)MMTTTEE members planning the Provo Freedom Festival, July 2, 3 and 4, Include Include these men. Seated on the front row are representatives of the six LDS stakes in the Provo area, sponsors of the celebration. Left to right are David Stone, West Sharon Stake presidency; Kenneth Davics, West Utah Stake presidency; President Fred Markham, Utah Stake; President Roy W. Doxey, Provo Stake; and President L. Flake Rogers, East Provo Stake. Standing in "back are Louis E. Crandall, Morris Bushman, Ray Jones, Clyde Naylor, Wally Cole, Evan Billings,«D. L. Melville, Roy Bolter, Lee (Pony) Brooks, Harvey Fletcher Jr., Wei Knudsen, Clyde Sandgren, Ted Brinkerhoff and LaVorn G. Sparks. Provo Freedom Festival Sets July 2-4 Activities Provo's annual Freedom Festival Festival will be held this year on July 2, 3, and 1 4, according to Lavorn G. Sparks who Is serving serving again this year as general chairman of the celebration. The theme this year Is "Let Freedom Ring." A full slate of activities has been scheduled for the three days of celebration, in addition to three events planned ahead of the actual observance of Independence Independence Day. The Miss Liberty Belle Pageant, Pageant, to select a queen and iwo ^attendants to reign over the Freedom Festival, will be held June 21 In the DeJong Concert pall of the Harris Fine Arts Building on the BYU campus. Tfte pageant will start at 8 p.m. and will select the three members of royalty to reign fiver the celebration. Speech Festival Another advance activity is file .".[Spirit of Freedom Speech festival and Band Concert, Scheduled for 7:15 p.m. on June 28. The event will be at M0UR BIRTHDAY ^HOROSCOPE THURSDAY, MAY U Born today/ you have great drive and tremendous ambition — but you are not on* who will pay for success with a loss ff Integrity or honor. You are deeply Pioneer Park, Fifth West and Center Street, and will also feature family picnicking during during the program. Also on the Festival agenda before the actual three-day celebration will be a Patriotic Service, which will be held Sunday, June 29, at the Old BYU Stadium. The services will begin at 8 p.m. that evening. The three days of activities will include a bazaar, carnival rides and games throughout the Festival. The bazaar is scheduled July 2, 3, and 4 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the north lawn of the City-County Building. Three-Day Carnival A complete carnival, including including rides and games, will be set Up on the street north and east of the City-County building block and will operate from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 12 midnight on July 4. The carnival will be set up on Center Street on the eastern half of the 100 East Block, and on First East from Center Street to First South. A boat regatta will be held at the Provo Boat Harbor from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 4. The annual Panorama Show is planned for July 3 and 4 at the old BYU Stadium. The show will start at 8:45 p.m. each evening evening and a fireworks display will follow each performance. Parades Planned The Freedom Festival parade is planned for 9:30 a.m. on Independence Independence Day. and a children's children's parade will be the day before at 6:30 p.m. A special Freedom Festival Horse show is on the agenda for July 2 at 7 p.m. on the BYU Rodeo Grounds. The Fourth of July Freedom Festival is sponsored annually by the six LDS Stakes in the Provo area. The presidents of each of the stakes act as an executive committee. Committee Members LaVorn G. Sparks is general chairman and the following are general committee chairmen: Morris Bushman, Bazaar; Lee (Pony) Brooks, carnival rides and games; Harvey Fletcher, Fletcher, parades; Scott Whitaker, Miss Liberty Belle; Ray Jones, Spirit of Freedom .Speech Festival Festival and Band Concert; Clyde Naylor, novelties sales and prize booth; Paul Anderson, traffic control and parking. Wally Cole, secretary, finance and tickets; D. L. Melville, physical arrangments; Louis Crandall publicity and programs; programs; Clyde Sandgren, Sunday Evening Patriotic Service; Roy Knudsen, boat regatta; Ted Brinkerhoff, horse show; Evan Billings fire works; Dr. Lael Woodbury, Panorama Show.