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Idaho State Journal (Newspaper) - July 14, 1957, Pocatello, Idaho Jubilee see 3-Section supplement with this Issue us Idaho sunday journal vol Lvi no. 104 Pocatello Idaho sunday july 14, 1.957 fifteen cents Pocatello starts whooping Parade and Rodeo to feature City s Diamond Jubilee by Anne Humpherys Podner you just think you be been living in the West by cracked now yer a Goin to know it. We be got this Here Diamond Jubilee Celebration coming up Startin some today and the likes of this hoedown and barn dance Ain t Likely to be seen again these hers parts. If yer itching to do a Little floor stomping and hand clapping the City band under two gun Guy Gates is a going to make the music out at Ross Park today at . If you bring yer Indian Blanket and fill the saddlebags with some dinner you can sit right the ground and feed yer selves and yer family while yer listening to the music. Also if you wonder what grandpa and grandma did when they was Young Fry this Here newspaper yer Reading has got three extry special sections today Deal ing with the old City Here and its history. There s Pic Tures and stories from every year from 1882 right up to this Here Celebration. That year 1882 was the one when Railroad Crews did the first settling of what grew up to be Pocatello. Monday night after you get the cows fed and the houses bedded Down you and a and the kids jump in the buckboard and come on Down to the Bannock hotel and Saloon. There s Goin to be a big party dance about 9 . In the Street right smack dab in front of the hotel. Tuesday is the Day though that the gets kicked off with the governor you that Feller Bob coming Down to help. The biggest Parade you Ever did see is a Goin to begin a Hootin and a prancing at 11 . The bands posses cowboys Perty gals and a and roundabouts Are Goin o Parade to the memorial Park where the whole thing la end up in a Chuck Wagon feed for the whole kit and. Caboodle. The governor is a Goin to be there and hell have something to All the folks and the youngsters Are a Goin to run some races and have a few games. That night the Frontier Rodeo starts who pin up a storm out at the fair grounds North of town. Now you May think you be seen a Rodeo but when the Nineteen Hundred and fifty seven Pocatello fron Rodeo opens tuesday at 8 . There la be a Western Rodeo to beat Emall. The governor will be there too and he s a going to become a member of the Bannock Shoshone injun in some pretty special injun Cere monies. This Here Rodeo is a Goin to last until thursday and to show yer a real Westerner you can get yer tickets Early at Rodeo Headquarters in the Bannock hotel arid Saloon. By the Way them there vigilantes headed by Des Perate Dan Dee Bogart is Goin to continue their search fur foreigners. Folks who sprout Diamond Jubilee but tons showing they re a Goin to the big Chuck Wagon feed with the family might be a Little safer from the vigilantes and the posses but desperate Dan t Promise anything. The town is a going to be wide open partner full of trigger Happy strangers dance Hall girls injun and houses. So you and a get the kids spruced up in their cleanest Levis grab yer ten gallon and git yer selves on Down Here for the Celebration. It la he something to beat grandpa s injun stories and you folks Don t want to miss it. Baby Dies after fall from chair a fall from a chair caused the death of 19-month-old Ginger Alice Bird Friday night. Ginger a daughter of Billy and Mable Jones Bird 45d Wayne fell from a chair while holding a piece of Ceramic to the Back of her head. Instead of dropping the hard material she continued to hold it in that position and fell directly upon it. She was taken to St. Anthony Hospital but died a few minutes later. The doctor in attendance found that the Ceramic had pierced her Skull. She was born nov. 10, 1955 at Longmont colo., and is survived by her parents and a brother ran dle of Pocatello her grandparents or. And mrs. Kenneth Bird 227 Hyde and or. And mrs. Anthony Jones 210 Sorenson. Funeral services will be monday 11 . In the Mchan funeral Chapel with the Rev. Laurence seller of the Assembly of god Church officiating. Burial will be in the family plot in the Mountain View cemetery. Today s chuckle a Beautiful conf ii mat have Coil a no. Juit a in Nile that you gave your hut Bandt Tkai week s menu for Jubilee sunday . All Western band concert at Ross Park monday 9 . Western Square dance and hoedown in Street in front of Bannock hotel. Tuesday 9 . Reception committee goes to Airport to meet gov. Smylie. 10 Smylie Breaks the ground for the new Idaho Bank and Trust co. Building. 11 . Parade starts at the courthouse. Noon All Community Chuck Wagon feed at memorial Park where Parade ends. Awards for Beard contest. Speech by Smylie. Prizes and games for the kids. 2-5 . Pocatello Art sidewalk Art exhibit on the a thur Street Lawn of the High school. . Giant opening of the Frontier Rodeo at the ban Nock county Fairgrounds Smylie will be made honorary member of Shoshone Bannock tribe and member of the Pocatello chief. Wednesday tour for dignitaries of the Rodeo and Jubilee Celebration. Big night o the Frontier Rodeo. Thursday . Final night of the froot Iti it Odra. It up Index Diamond Jubilee sections first Section Page Pocatello then now and High school in 1910 in the future. 1 Bannock Hospital history Early travel 2 Volunteer fireman Days Telephone history Idaho slate College history fire dept. 4 county officer history founding fathers 5 masons rotarians Library history. 6 commercial club Story fort Hall history. 7 Federal bldg. History. Elks kiwanis history 8 United campaigns history second Section Page .12 .13 .14 .16 17 .18 .19 ,.19 .20. Page Railroad history 1 recent Rodeo Roundup 1 old Pacific hotel 1 fort Hall land Rush .2 s school .2 police dept. History.4 businessmen .5 Fred Brown first citizens City government history. 9 Job s daughters. 9 Page the ladies then and now.10 legion oes.12 St. Anthony Hospital.13 farm first poem .14 ymca.14 Power history.16 map 1s95 .17 airmail history.17 labor unions .18 school growth .19 third Section i Page Page sports scene Roundup. 1 remember when .7 pcs teams rate High. 1 homemade Flag .7 our wildlife resources. 1 founding of masons. 8 the Buffalo 1 Eastern star.8 Idaho Academy teams. 2 newspapers role.9 first Golf course. 3 opening of overpass .10 professional baseball. 3 lds churches growth .11 while Man s cheating 4 churches in 1893.11 Keystone Lodge 81 .4 Early Day catholics .11 Caribou National Forest 5 Marsh Valley rr.12 Start of conservation 6 nop aids economy.14 women s study league.6 United fund sets Kickoff for sept. 3 United campaigns chairman Robert l. Montgomery announced saturday that the 1958 us drive will Start sept. 3. The goal will be an reduction from last year to provide funds for youth and Wel fare agencies Here. Montgomery also announced this year s Campaign slogan is United for youth and Charity organization for the drive is Well Rodeo Queen s Mother Dies mrs. Marlin Christensen Mccammon Mother of Frontier Rodeo Queen Sandra Christensen died Early saturday in Salt Lake City. Her daughter 19, said she will carry on with activities planned for her during Diamond Jubilee and Rodeo week despite her Mother s death. Mrs. Christensen 45. Was taken o St. Mark s Hospital in Salt Lake City tuesday for treatment of a ruptured stomach blood vessel. She was reported in poor condition after her arrival but slipped to very poor condition Friday. She died saturday at . Frontier Rodeo president Elmer Terry said miss Christensen told him she will go on with every thing we had planned she skipped the Alameda office dedication Parade saturday but will be on hand to Greet gov. Robert e. Smylie tuesday at the Airport ride in the Parade and Rodeo and go on a farm tour wednesday Terry said. Under Way and will be completed Well before the Start of the Campaign he said. The agencies include the Amer ican red Cross Bannock boys baseball league boy scouts Camp fire girls girl scouts Pocatello school for. Handicapped children Pocatello school for retarded children Pocatello Denta clinic salvation army Tendoy girls Camp. Young men s Chris Tian assn., Young women s Chris Lian assn., and travellers Aid As Well As contributions to National welfare organizations such blinded veterans Assn National mental health assn., american hearing child welfare league and others approved by the local Board. A except a few Hundred dollars is expended locally. This drive is for m minimum Montgomery said. It must go Over the lop. H can do that readily it every citizen does his firemen control two grass blazes a grass fire which Alameda fire chief Jack Harddy estimated burned 200-300-acres was controlled about 4 . Saturday after about 20 men fought it for an hour. The fire apparently started in Pocatello in the Foothills on East Center above i9th. It burned a Little Way into Alameda. Poet cello and Alameda firemen and fire lighters from chinks Peak helped Pocatello firemen extinguished a second grass fire about in the 1100 Block of South second the Bra cd Fiare up around some houses was put out with no dam age to buildings. Parade pancakes push off new Alameda Post office i turning Point for the City i says mayor whispered prospector and Friend wait at right As Alameda Post office dedication Parade passes ctr cent i. A Little later he interrupted Parade to dump coins in Lap of dedication speaker asking they be used to assure mail service. Clayton Hale introduces dedication speaker Joseph a. Blandford in services dedicating the new Alameda Post office. From left in platform first Low Are King Cady Portland assistant Post office department regional director Blair Ford Hale Samuel g. Schwartz Jack trimming and James Leighton Boise depart ment District supervisor. At far right is Carene Clarke miss Idaho. Policemen Boyce Rountree promoted police chief John d. Perkins saturday announced the promotion of it. M. E. Pete Rountree to and detective Earl g. Boyce to lieutenant. The elevations in rank become effective monday Perkins said. Both men have been acting in those capacities since Perkins be came chief july 1, leaving a vacancy for Captain. The promotions leave an open ing for detective which. Perkins said will be filled after a civil service examination. Rountree began his police career at twin Falls May 6, 1339. He served As Deputy sheriff of twin Falls county and chief of Detec Tives of the twin Falls Force later becoming a state patrolman As 6-Inch rain hits Chicago area tie United press Chicago area mopped up saturday from the worst rain and thunderstorm in 70 years. At least nine persons wore dead because of inc rain scores were injured and property owners suffered uncounted damage. Three died of heart attacks bail ing put of flooded basements three were electrocuted upon touching Light switches in needed Bascom cols and other accidents killed three More. A record 6.24 inches of rain fell in the 24-hour period. Trees toppled by wind and lightning added to hooded streets and viaducts forced virtual standstill. Chicago s Midway traffic to a Airport was Tum aft u Elud by Utt ush ing Rains and an estimated to travellers were stranded in inc terminal buildings. About 200 persons were housed in Spring Field hotels when four air rights scheduled into Midway wore re routed to the state Capitol. Water shorted a transformer by in can the Branniff and american airlines offices and smoke and steam forced occupants to flee. Ingalls memorial Hospital in sub Urban Harvey had to remove 152 patients when water destroyed medical supplies in the basement and knocked out the Power. Lied Cross workers civil de sense Crews and Olu leers assisted in evacuating approximately 30 families from their Homes in Jolley As Hickory Creek spilled Bulu. Reports of flooded Homes continued to Cimo in from All parts of Chicago. Hardest hit appeared to be the Arlington Heights and Park Ridge areas where approx Macly Homes were flooded. Do is do and swing your pardner rang out from the serv ice station at Arthur and Bonne Volle saturday night. The occasion was a Square dance sponsored by Tho Gate ally Square Donee club As part of Iho Diamond Lubice . Five squares danced to Hie Calls of Lloyd Sullivan and Lawrence Walker. The dance scheduled from 9 to ., was blown and rained out shortly after 10, signed to the Pocatello area. He joined the department Here As a patrolman May ii 1949, and was appointed traffic sergeant april 16, 1951. Rountree became a detective dec. 10, 1952, and was promoted to lieutenant july 15, 1955. All a came on the strength of his performance in civil service examinations Perkins said. Rountree has attended several Law enforcement training schools sponsored by the Fri and the University of Idaho and completed a traffic course at the University of California at Berkeley last feb. 1. To is a Veteran of world. It having served in the Pacific theater with the army air corps. He and his wife Reva a teacher at Lincoln elementary school and their daughter Janice 17, live at 711 Ebony. A native of Lewisville Boyce 35, became a patrolman May 4, 1946, after wartime service with the Navy in the Aleutian islands and the North Pacific. He was appointed police Iden fic Alion officer in 1949 and Detec the in 1950. In june 1955, he was commended by retired chief a. L. Oliver for outstanding police the capture of a Man who menace him and officer Keith Robinson with a gun at the police station for nearly an hour. Boyce wrested the. Gun from the Man after edging closer to him in Spile of threats. He has attended two Law enforce mint academics at Idaho Stati College. Boyce lives at 1133 was Wyeth Wilh his Ruth and Tep daughter m. E. Pee Rountree gels Captain s Post Alameda celebrated what vits mayor described As a. Turning Point in its development Wilh a Parade ceremony open House and Pancake supper to dedicate its modern new Post we now have our own Post Mark and our address is mayor John Dahlstrom twp an audience of More than 200.i t the dedicatory ceremonies he noted the tremendous growth of the City in the last 12 years and. Said the dedicating of the a test of fice was recognition of the City s i Tennial. I Pony express rides the ceremonies came after r Parade led by Pony express relay riders followed a route from the Pocatello Post office to the new Post office Corner of Pine ind Pershing. I. New Post office buildings Are being contracted for at Trie rate it about two a Joseph h. Sciare general counsel pos t of fice department said in his id dress officially d e d i c a t i n g he building. V this dedication is further recognition of growth of the entire postal he said. Financial problems he devoted much of his ail dress to an outline of present postal Der apartment financial problems. He said without an increase in rates the 1358 fiscal deficit will b4 at the end of the cur rent year it will be 1s57 prices and Selling for 1932 he complained noting that postal rates Are virtually the same As hey were in 1932. Because the department got Only for operating during the fiscal year instead of the 000 requested by postmaster Gen eral Arthur Summerfield there Are 300 and 400.thousand.fam Ilies and thousands of Ness concerns in suburban areas without suitable postal said. We think there is no excuse in the world for expecting our Chil Dren to pay our postal Bills for he said. Service improved Samuel Schwartz Portland ore., regional director of the Post office department said the Alameda Post office was As modern As any. He has seen. He also said postal service has been improved Wilh decentralization of the department through establishment of regional office s within. The last three years. Other speakers were general chairman Clayton s. Who noted that Alameda is How the ninth largest City in the state Calello postmaster Jack e. Trim Ming and Joel Anderson president of the Alameda chamber of com Merce. The Flag raising ceremony was by men of the second Ball Aliph 116th armoured cavalry and miss Idaho Carene Clarke of Pocatello Ang the National Anthem. Messages read congratulatory messages were cad by Hale from senators Frank Church and , us m mar Field gov. Robert e. Smylie and rep. Hamer Budge All of whom expressed regrets at not be no Able the dedication m e Earl g. Boyce the weather parity Cloudy with scattered at in limit and est Ulii a Owen us mar Aid a majr. Scattered rain seen for week the Weatherman gives indications of wanting to smile on this week s Diamond Jubilee festivities but says scattered Alt Ter noon and evening thud of showers could Dampen the cite by along now and then. Or however he said the for Nice mornings All week Aad slightly cooler temperatures to Day through wednesday readings at Imo

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