Greeley Daily Tribune - Greeley CO 7 July 1960

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Greeley Daily Tribune - Greeley CO 7 July 1960 - Escape and Whip Acts Feature of Daze Here ·A...
Escape and Whip Acts Feature of Daze Here ·A husband and wife team, Doc and -Wanda Conrad, 'will add to {hi fun of Kraxy Daze July 15 and ' 18 In Greeley with demonstrations of daring escapes and miraculous tkiU with bull whips. ·The couple will perform at seven performances spread over the two days pf the special event. The performances will take place a the* intersections of 8th, 9th and Ujh Sts,'with 8th Aye.' ' Mrs. Conrad will perform n ipedacular escape from a straight, jacket while suspended high above the street by her feet. Shi will perform the escape In full light of the crowd. T» EK'p* torture Board Doc Conrad will demonstrate his proficiency at escapes by freeing himself from a Siberian torture, board. This is a flat door- like device with holes and grom mets through which 35 feet of heavy chain are run. With Conrad standing with his back to the board, spectators are invited to encircle each ankle wrist, his throat, chest, waist am knees with the chain. The chain is then pulled light and the end of !he chain Is padlocked to the while he sights backward with a locket mirror. Other skills to be demonstrate! by the ; Conrnds will be escape from regulation handcuffs, am ' Peger, on. In dated "I love press smile way from long lengths of rope. ··-' · Mmb*r of StwrrH't, Sta« The Conrads .now live in Brighton, where they are both connected with the Adams County sheriffs office. Conrad Is a juvenile officer and Mrs. Conrad mans Hie switchboard. Conrad says they don't pass on their escape skills to the prisoners pet and with The Conrads have loured - the United Slates with their escape i nd whip acts. They performed nc times for a national televis- n audience on the Super e'.ovision show. spring, Buckingham The downtown area will have a board. VarMy of SHIls Shown A variety' of skills will be dem onstraleri by Conrad in the cou pie's act with whips. Conrad slarl his act with the manipulation anc cracking of the deadly whips *ometimes two at once. Then two stpctators will be in ledal Krazy Daze · appearance. pecial shopping malls will be set up on 8th 9th and loth Sts.l Ktween 8th and 9th Aves. and St. between Oth and lOlh Ave. treels will be closed to vehicle) raffic. Merchants on the streets along the malls, will move, merchandise) out on to the sidewalk and mer-l chants from other streets and ying stopping centers, will have space in the middle of the streets. A total of 75 merchants will participate in the special displays. AH. merchants will offer special bargains to the buying public. Business hours during the two-1 day event will be 9 a.m. to p.m. on July 15 and 9 a.m. to| Tiled to hold up targets. The team also Includes comedy In the ac Conrad will cut a target from th teclh, a wooden block from the head and a soda cracker from the teeth of the spectator. Using Wanda to hold the targets, Conrad strikes a ping pong ha! I from between her fingers 5:30 p.m. on July 16. Celebrities at Fowler Funeral LOS ANGELES (AP) - Author Gene Fowler was buried today. Many celebrities attended the! funeral mass at St. Martin of]

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  2. 07 Jul 1960, Thu,
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