Helena Independent Record • 1 April 1930

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Helena Independent Record •  1 April 1930 - meet- in Is and high the the GATTON FAMILY...
meet- in Is and high the the GATTON FAMILY PRESENTS MEMORIAL ENTRANCE FOR MONTANA STATE STADIUM Rozeman, March 31--The Gallon family has preeenled lo Monlana State college a memorial entrance to grace the football field named after Cy Gallon former Bobcat football -alar and Wold war aviator, who was killed In action, advises President Alfred Atkinson. T h e donors are Mrs Biuletta Gallon, mother of Cy Gallon, und Laura Gallon ol Seattle, Wnshtllglov, Mra. Bert Mlddletou. Baudetle, Minnesota, Minnesota, Mis. Charles Scheyett, Maudlow, Maudlow, Mrs. J o h n Hemmlngway. Davenport, Iowa and Walter Gallon of Tonaskel, "Washington. T h e architect's drawings have been completed completed and according lo present plans the erection of the entrance will be made this spring. The new entrance will be in commemoration commemoration of Cy Gallon who was at Montana State college during the period of 1S13 to 1916. The name Cy Gallon and foolball hlslory al the college are almost synonymous. The famous backfleld of 1914. that has been classed by coaches as tho best Bobcat backfield In the early football history of the Institution, owed much of Its effectiveness to Gat ton. He played either quarter fullback. The proposed memorial entrance recalls the high lights of Oatton's career, the high spot of which was the memorable battle with the Grizzlies Grizzlies of Mlsaoula in 1914. It was the same Grizzly team which tied Syracuse. They had a tremendous weight superiority over the Bobcats Bobcats but Gntton, with his contagious fiery spirit, instilled his team mates with a fighting spirit that Is rarely equalled on the football field. Although Although the Bobcats lost ft to 6, Oat- ton's fighting spirit and the batter- Ing he received will always be remembered remembered here. M. as to and

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  2. 01 Apr 1930, Tue,
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