Band Reorganized

TRANSCRIBED BY : TINA EASLEY

FROM THE "DAILY SOLIPHONE "

APRIL 12, 1902

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

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SAM WELCH HAS BEEN EMPLOYED AS DIRECTOR

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THE PARAGOULD BRASS BAND HAS BEEN RE-ORGANIZED AND SAM WELCH A TALENTED INSTRUCTOR , HAS BEEN EMPLOYED AS DIRECTOR OF THE ENTERPRISE UNDER ITS NEW MANAGEMENT . WALTER POTTER , HAS BEEN ELECTED PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER WITH ROBERT CARPENTER SECRETARY AND TREASURER. MR. WELCH NAILS FROM JONESBORO AND IS NOW IN THE CITY AND WILL NOT ONLY ASSUME CONTROL OF THE BAND , BUT WILL PROBALY MAKE PARAGOULD HIS PERMANT HOME . HIS INSTRUMENT IN THE NEW ORDER OF THINGS IN THE ORGANIZATION WILL BE A CORNET AND WITH WHICH HE IS SAID TO BE QUITE AN ARTIST.