May 25, 1936 - Salt Lake Tribune - Monday

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May 25, 1936 - Salt Lake Tribune - Monday - 18 Utahns Slate Exercises for Memorial Day...
18 Utahns Slate Exercises for Memorial Day Honor Will Be Paid lo War Dead; Mammoth Observance Set at 'U' Programs symbolic of a nation's gratitude for service and heroic deeds accomplished by departed soldiers are being arranged by a number of Salt Lake City and Utah organizations, to be given next Saturday Saturday in observance of Memorial day. The largest observance will be staged at the University of Utah stadium Saturday from 31 a. m. to 12 noon, with more than 20 patriotic organizations and military units participating. The United Veterans' council Is uponsoring the stadium program, which will be in charge of William J. Higbee, program chairman, and B. M. Roe, chairman of the veterans' veterans' council. The day also will be observed Renerally by Salt Lakers in decorating decorating the graves of their own dead. Pleasure also will have its place, since Memorial day will mark the formal opening of Saltair, Lagoon and other summer resorts. Faith in comrades, faith in country country and faith in God were urged upon United Spanish War Veterans assembled Sunday morning in the Phillips Congregational church by the Rev. Roy Damron at annual joint pre-Memorial day church services for E. A. Wedgwood and John F. Critchlow camps. Services nt Capitol Daughters of the Mormon Battalion Battalion will hold annual memorial services Saturday at 8 a. m. at the Mormon Battalion monument on the capitol grounds. Dr. W. M. Stookey will be the principal speaker. speaker. Appropriate selections, will be played by the Jefferson school bugle corps, led by Mrs. Ruth Cannon Cannon Marshall. The 38th Infantry band, led by Warrant Officer L. A. Yost, will play at the observance to begin at 11 a. m. in the university stadium. The program follows: First call at 11 a. m., Pete Dondas; entry of the Sons of the American Legion Legion and of 38th Infantry company; eniry of mass colors of all veteran and patriotic organizations and the American Legion drum corps; pros- Highland ontation of cased colors and raising Bingham of the flag, with selections by the Hamilton school bugle corps, direct- later I ed by Miss Merva Morris, with ployed United Spanish War Veterans serving serving as color gmards and bearers and the flag raised by members of the Wedgwood camp No. 1; salute to the flag by 75 Boy Scouts; "America," "America," played by the band; prayer, L. D. AHcock; introduction of the governor and other distinguished guests; "Stars and Stripes Forever," Forever," played by the band; selections selections by the Holland L. D. S. choir, directed by William J. Koew; taps played by George Natter of the American Legion; placing of wreaths at the grave of the Unknown Unknown Soldier by the auxiliary of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American American Veterans; meeting of World 1900. war and Spanish war veterans; raising of flag to full mast; salute to flag by 21 guns of the 145th field artillery, Utah national guard, commanded by Colonel Carl A. Badger; airplane tribute, flowers to he dropped from planes; "Star- Spangled Banner," and lowering of the flag by tho Critchlow camp, Spanish War Veterans. Inaugurated in 1868 "Memorial day," it was pointed out by Mr. Roe, who will be officer of the day at the ceremonies, "was inaugurated by the Grand Army of the Republic in 18R8, following n custom prevalent prior to that year in some sections of the country." country." Units which will participate in the stadium observance include three camps of the United Spanish War Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled American War Veterans, 20th Infantry Infantry association drill team; 38th Infantry and 145th field artillery; 362nd Infantry association, American American Legion auxiliary; Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary drill team, Disabled American Veterans' auxiliary, auxiliary, Grand Army of the Republic, Republic, Women's Relief corps, Ladies of the Grand Army, Indian War Veterans, Red Cross Nurses, American American Legion drum corps and Hamilton Hamilton school drum corps. The Rt. Rev. Arthur W. Moulton, Episcopal bishop of Utah, will deliver deliver a Memorial day address Saturday Saturday at 10 a. m. at the Salt Lake Memorial mausoleum. A musical program will be presented, and Harold B. Lee, city commissioner and president of Pioneer L. D. 3. • take, will offer the benediction. Wherry Brothers Return From Funeral Seeks Votes W. W. Seegmiller Widely Known Mine Engineer Dies at Home Heart Ailment Fatal to Parley L. Williams Jr. After Lengthy Illness Parley L. Williams Jr., 57, mining engineer known widely throughout the west, died Sunday at 8:30 a. m. at his residence, 177 T h i r t e e nth East street, of heart ailment. He had been ill since last December. Mr. Williams had been superintendent superintendent of Highland Boy at Bingham for a number of years, later being ployed bj Bamberger ests at Park City. He also had been superintendent of a large iron mine Mr. Williams at Mt. Hope, N. J., had supervised oil drilling operations in Canada and had made his headquarters for some years in Los Angeles, Cftl., and Las Vegas, Nev. A native of Salt Lake City, he was born July 30, 1878, n son of the late Parley L. and Catherine Sharp Willinms. He attended the city schools here, the old Salt Lake high school and then the Rensselaer Polytechnic institute at Troy, N. Y., from where he was graduated in 900. Mr. Williams had never married. Surviving are a brother, Hugh Williams, Williams, and a sister, Kate Williams, both of Salt Lake City. Funeral services will be conducted conducted Tuesday at 2 p. m. in the Evans <t Early mortuary chapel. Burial will take place in Mount Olivet cemetery. Utah By G.O.P. in Aother Sunday nomination for Seegmiller, in 1932, candidacy. E. W. essman, seek the formally Mr. mining legislator, a brief pledged chosen declared carried on One prospects had an some Sunday was confirmation of standing party's "I ticket he said candidacy. politics searching publicity of A Seegmiller church. presiding and while was stake, years. Mr. polities state senatorial Kane, counties. the presiding 1023. nominee for In the here, mining and Spotted Fever Victim Buried Funeral services for Christian Chrislensen Thompson, 53, of Bingham Bingham Canyon, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, Pleasant, who died Friday evening in a Salt Lake City hospital of Rocky mountain spotted fever, will be held Tuesday at 1 p. m. in the Mt. Pleas- Finals individual Sunday naming state Mr. points. second Whitehill Mrs. H. Wendell J. with Palmer With Critchlow tournament, represent bridge ant L. D. S. ward chapel. Bishop A. Peterson of- which May Warnock to the meet. The dinner Hotel receive Mrs. director ficiate. Friends may view the body at the Ursenbnck funeral home prior to services. Mr. Thompson was born April 27, 1883, a son of Thomas C. and Ingar Christensen. He married Henrietta Frederrickson of Mt. Pleasant early in the nineteen hundreds. Eleven years ago they moved to Bingham Canyon, where Mr. Thompson had since been employed by the Utah Copper company. He is survived by his widow, three daughters, Alene and Melha, of Bingham, and Mrs. Henry Tultle of Mt. Pleasant; two brothers, Charlie i^ountain Christensen of Elsinore and Jnrnea Thompson of Mt. Pleasant. Two E>r. Arthur C. Wherry. Salt. Lake City dentist, and Dr. S. W. Wherry Struck father, Henry Broadway, the suffering the Mr. believed the at the Janice Melvin H. suffered right she attaches Bronze Crucifix

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