1941 Galena Days selects chairman, Dale Johnston
30 Friday Mornhig- Galena Days Bingham Slates Celebration On Sept. 19, 20 BINGHAM — Committee chairmen chairmen for Bingham's third annual "Gaiena Days" celebration, September September 19 and 20, had been selected selected Thursday by Dale Johnston, general general chairman. Chairmen for the celebration, which marks the anniversary of the discovery of ore in Bingham Canyon, include Elliott W. Evans, finance; Parker Gray, entertainment; entertainment; Leland G. Burress, publicity; publicity; Robert Jimas, "Miss Galena" contest; Joel P. Jensen, parade; Harold Barton, banquet, registration registration and museum, and Elmo A. Nelion, Nelion, concessions. Pick Queen »t Dance Mr. Jimas announced that the mining community would select a queen from young women of Bingham Bingham at a public dance, August 23, In the Civic Center. The queen will reign over the fete and will participate participate in major celebration activities. activities. Tentative events listed for the celebration include a combination! regular and miniature parade; | two dances; an old timers' banquet; banquet; beard-growing contest; ladies' historical and old-time dress contest; contest; mining contests; football game »nd chi/dren's contests. The mining contests will include tpike driving and mucking. A soap box derby feature the chil- row street. Beard growing omon£ male res- Wenls of Bingham become mandatory on August 1?, according to Mr. Johnston. "We have been assured passage flf a BinRham city ordinance mak- : ins beard crowing compulsory from j August 18 through the celebration," celebration," Mr. Johnston said, smiling. "On August 24 kangaroo courts will begin prosecution of men who have not complied with beard- growing regulations.' j A Prizes for "the celebration have j not been set, but the total is expected expected 10 equal or better the 1940 mark of SI 000. Cost of the celebration is approximately approximately S2500, Mr. Johnston said. The event is sponsored annually by the Bingham junior chamber of comerce and is virtually self-supporting. self-supporting. The Galena Days celebration was •warded first place in 1940 by the national junior chamber of commerce commerce for being the outstanding project in the -nation for cities under under 10,000 population, and won second second place in 1939. Mr. Johnston has been general chairman since the | celebration was established in 1939.