The Fresno Bee The Republican from Fresno, California on April 27, 1969 · Page 135
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The Fresno Bee The Republican from Fresno, California · Page 135

Fresno, California
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Sunday, April 27, 1969
Page 135
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Beauty Show NEW YORK -- Debbie Bryant, Miss America of 1966, will make her debut as hostess of the Miss America Pageant, which will be presented on the NBC television network for the fourth consecutive year, in color f r o m Atlantic City, N.J., Saturday, Sept. 6,7 to 9 p.m. Bert Parks, for the 14th year, will serve as host and master of ceremonies of America's traditional and most prestigious beauty pageant. The announcement was made jointly today by Albert A. Marks Jr., chairman, executive committee, Miss America Pageant, in Atlantic City, and Don Durgin, president, NBC Television Network, in New York. Will Have New Hostess Miss Bryant, who was t h e first Kansas representative to win the Miss America title, is following" Bess Myerson, M i s s America of 1945, who served as hostess of the Pageant for the past six years. Miss Myerson has given up her TV assignments to concentrate on her new position as New York City's Director of Consumer Affairs. With more than two years of experience as hostess of Miss America Pageants on the local and state levels, Miss Bryant has traveled more than 400,000 miles, visiting virtually e v e r y state. Although closely identified with his emcee role on the Miss America telecast, Bert Parks also is a versatile performer, having starred as actor, comedian and singer. The two - hour colorcast will present 50 state finalists in the quest for the title of Miss America of 1970, the culmination of 70,000 entrants participating in 3,500 local and state pageants across the country. The current Miss America, Judith A n n e Ford, will be on hand to crown her successor. The annual event, which was started in 1921 in Atlantic City, had its premiere telecast in 1954 and Its initial colorcast in 1966-the Pageant's first year on NBC- TV. It is estimated that approximately one billion viewers have watched Miss America on television. 1 SllumberWorld ) V *^/ /'"' ' ' l "I S ' ' i ' / II'"" !·!· ) S-T-R-E-T-C-H OUT and Enjoy King Size Sleep If you wake up in the morning f e e l i n g w o r s e than when you went to bed last night it's time to get rid of that old small matt r e s s a n d d i s cover the luxury o f K i n g S i z e sleep with a new m a t t r e s s f r o m Slumber World. Slumber World 13 PC. King Size Set INCLUDES HEADBOARD and QUILTED BEDSPREAD PLUS: KING SIZE QUIIHD MdHRESS KING SIZE BOX SPRINGS ! KING SIZl PI1IOWS ! KING SUE PIUOWCASES . i RING 'Ml HEflvv mm FRtME WITH MSTERS . 1 KING SIZE BUNKH · ? KING SIZE P E B E A I E SHEETS NO MONEY DOWN - PAY ONLY $10 MONTHLY Free Swag Lamp A $99.93 VALUE WITH PURCHASE OF KING SIZE SET THIS WEEK ONLY! 12 PC. Queen Size Set ^ I / X INCLUDES COMPLETE LINEN PACKAGE · ··^ ^^ \ SLUMBER WORLD j EXOTIC 7-FOOT A ROUND ^ED mber W n i l b oiler i)« lo* p r i c e ' C o m p a r e then '.ays at slumber W o r l d ' ONLY S 1 0 MONIHL ,? T Set Only $ 189 FREE PARKING WerWorldl "For the REST o/Your Life" FREE PARKING 56 N. VAN NESS at Divisadero Open Sunday 'Til 5 MON., THUDS.. FDI. 'Til » Easy Terms -- Phone 233-7782 No Money Down HOME ENTERTAINMENT DEPT. ALL NEW FOR 1969 PORTABLE PHONOS STEREOS PORTABLE PHONO Plays all popular-speed monaural records. Built-in 45 rpm adapter. Combination on/off- louonesi control. Automatic bass boost, Choice of four' colors. PORTABLE PHONO/RADIO Automatic portable phono. 4- speed record changer. AM radio lias control switch for both radio and phono. Tone control. Available in two colors. $59 95 PORTABLE.STE R KO Features remote speaker units. Transistorized for i n s t a n t warm-up. Special C u s t o m Matie 4-speed tilt-clown record changer. Choice of colors. $79 |95 CHARGE OR BUDGET Eomonos 1025 FUUON MALI Sunday, April

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