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 - Thursday, August 1, 1957 NUMBER 88 to The...
Thursday, August 1, 1957 NUMBER 88 to The People State Representative Day the disrupting efforts of headline making investigations during the session, when the 55th Legislature adjourned on May 23rd, members were able to re home with a sense of in accomplishment. It measures of the 1510 introduced. Among the many passed would influence in almost every segment of life were laws designed benefit the totally disabled, the mentally ill alcoholics, old age pensioners, paroled prisoners. size of the Highway was increased, as were salaries of its members, several safety measures enacted. Pay raises were provided for college judges and state and the teacher and employee re- KATY FIREMEN TO PRESENT PLANTATION MINSTREL TON1TE systems were ex- whole group of bills to the water conservation program became law; regulation was new agencies set up to handle securities, renew the attack on delinquency and to investigations of misconduct and bribery. New laws were passed illicit narcotic and lewd and indecent Mental Health Code rewritten and new buildings treatment plans for hospitals were provided, buildings for the system, state offices, library and archives. of political conventions were unlocked to reporters of press, radio and but other bills designed to open closed doors meetings and to public records failed to which your representative suported for passage. way was opened for desiring to participate federal urban renewal slum clearance aid, proposed is a constitutional amendment to use state for advertising the good points to tourist industry. know a number of at the U. S. Supreme Court's desegregation were introduced In of Representatives Tonight, Thursday, August 1st, is the all important night -the Katy Volunteer Firemen present "The Plantation Minstrel" at 8 o'clock at ,the air- conditioned Katy School Auditorium. - See this show tonight; it will give you two hours of laughter and fun. Plantation Minstrel is produced under the expert direction of J. E. Bouligny. The music for the show is under the direction of Mrs. Greg Wiley, Miss Jeanette Hayes and Phil Baker. A large cast has been practicing hours and hours. "Snazzy" costumes have been used, especially for the show, special stage props constructed, etc. Never before has such a variety of entertainment been combined and produced. All this effort by the cast and directors and numerous others of the community is for the benefit of the Katy Volunteer Fire Department New equipment is needed. Your donation, $1.00 for an adult and 25c for a child, is the admission to the show. Bring your friends: let's fill the auditorium. You may make your- donation to any firemen today or come tonight. Check over this cast — you know you want to see all this "natural talent" tonight. Interlocutor, Buck Freeman; End Men — Creosote, Rob Cardiff; Ole, Harold Johnson; Shortcircuit, Herman Meyer, Jr.; Shovelips, Joe Moore; Spotlight, Laverne Sible! Lightenin', Lloyd Sloan. Opening Chorus — First tenors: F. B. Cornelius, Walter Lee, George Lee; Second tenors: Melvin Scott, Buddy Stanberry, Ward Stanberry; Baritones: Juan Dean Robinson, Billy Moore, T. J. Heinemeier; Bass: Albert Thompson, Jr., Ernest Bishop, Arthur Moebes. Orchestra — Marion Williams, Clarinet; Hoyt Pierce, Trumpet; Phil Baker, Bass; Hal Cardiff, Tenor Sax; John Bankston, Trombone; Lambert Moebes, Piano; Marcus Mallard, Drums. Soloists — Male Quartet: George Lee, Arthur Moebes, Melvin Scott, Juan Dean Robinson; "Me and My Shu- dow", Harry Weinman; "Lta- dy Lou", George Lee; "Dark Town Strutters Ball" (tap). Peggy Talley; "Chick, Chick, Chicken", Buddy Stanberry: "Moonlight ~ " Scott; "Ah Bay", Melviri Wed 300 Lbs." Juan Dean Robinson; "Minstrel Bop", Skeeter Poorman; "Shortnin' Bread", George Lee and Chorus; Piano Accompanist, Jeanette Hayes. Master of ceremonies, Buck Freeman; "Jitter Bug Bop", Donna Morgan, Bubba Monigold; "What is These", "It Takes Two to Tango", Joyce Miller. Skit — "Coon Capers" 1 : Sambo, Avis Polan; Rastus, Erskine Ince; The Ghost, Carey Pitts. '/Mandy", "Johnson Rag", Ida Faye Moore; "Sweet Georgia Brown", Karen Robertson. Playlet Station" "The Worst-Aid Doctor Hakensaw, Charles Moebes; Doctor Wig- glebones, Jimmy Johnson; Nurse Esteroid, Harry Weinman; Mr. Blackberry (undertaker), Sherman Tyron; Patient No. 1, Lloyd Sloan; Hipolite Johnson, Bernie Paget; Farina Johnson, Walter Egger; Digitalis Wump, Billy Morgan; Popeye Fungus, Skeet Poorman; Mrs. Platinum Cauliflower, H. E. Hood. Closing Chorus — Lion* Ilett International President Edwmrd O. Bmrrr of Little Rock. Arkaniai has been elected Inter*

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  1. The Brookshire Times,
  2. 01 Aug 1957, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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