Daily Herald 07/04/71
Fifteen Bands Enter In 'Festival' Parade Fifteen high-stepping bands from throughout Utah will march Monday in the Independence Independence Parade during Pfovo's annual freedom Festival. Leading off the 9 a.m. parade will be the host band in green and white from Provo High - School, under the baton of Larry Wright/Winners of the 1970 Region Four Marching Festival, the group's stage band this year captured the runner-up spot in the State Jazz Festival. Fairer Junior High In the number two position will be another Provo band, the purple and gold of Farrer Junior High, led by Eugene Furniss. Carbon High School's blue and white band representing Price, steps out next, under the direction of Derral Siggard and Randy Duston. Then black and white columns of the Spanish Fork High School Band come on led by Dallas Lowe. Provo's Dixon Junior High School, in blue and gold, marches marches fifth, directed by Melvin Billings. Professional bandmen strut next: the Provo Federated Musicians Band, many of whom conduct junior high, high school, and college bands. Bagpipe Band Tartans dot the street as the Salt Lake Scots Bagpipe Band inarches under the direction of Bruce Hansen. Organized since 1962, the band appeared in the 1966 William Holden movie, "The Devil's Brigade." Next, conductor Wes Barry leads the blue and gold band of Orem High School which performed performed for music educators at their Western Division Conference Conference in San Diego last April. In the ninth spot come the green and white of the Payson High School Band, under the direction of Gary Winkel. Next in line is the Tintic Miner Marching Band from Eureka, Utah, under the direction of Ron Griggs. The blue and white squad played this past year in the Helldorado Days Parade in Las Vegas. Post Off ice Band The red and black band of the Salt Lake Post Office Band flashes next, under the baton of Howard Gray. Organized since 1920, the squad comprises postal employees and their families. Pleasant Grove sends out its high school band of blue and white in the twelfth spot, led by Chester Stone. The red and white Cavemen Marching Band from American Fork High School, led by Russ Fadely, marches next. Cavemen bandmembers will be seen five months from now on national TV: the band has been extended one of the coveted invitations to appear in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif, on New Year's Day, 1972. Karl Barton next leads his blue-and-white-clad Springville High School musicians for the 14th slot in the two-hour parade. Bringing up the rear of the parade is the Lehi High School "Pioneer" Marching Band, dressed in black and white and under the direction of Paul Mortensen. Britain Names Malta Governor LONDON (UPI)-Britain Saturday Saturday named a new governor general for the strategic Mediterranean island of Malta whose newly elected Socialist premier has demanded new British defense agreements and told U.S. warships to cease calls at its ports. A Buckingham Palace announcement announcement said Sir Anthony Mamo, a Maltese who has been Malta's chief justice and appeals court president, will replace Sir Maurice Dorman, who has been governor general and commander in chief.