Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 27, 1957 · Page 42
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 42

Publication:
Location:
Logansport, Indiana
Issue Date:
Wednesday, November 27, 1957
Page:
Page 42
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 42 article text (OCR)

Six Logansport, Indiana. Pharos-Tribune "American Bandstand" Aims To Please Teen-Age Crowd NEW YORK (UP)—Teen-agers make or break a pop record. Bat strangley enough, although TV trots out a bushel of musical shows each week, only one is pitched right at the saddle shoes set—"American Bandstand." ABC-TV, which launched like to be thought of as belonging to a distinguishable, group. He wants an identity of his own. He thinks like an adult, but he thinks of different things. He's not concerned too much with mak- show on its network in August (it ing a living as adults are. His the; concerns • are things like the high started as a Philadelphia local five TV entry in years ago) beams it to 74 of its stations for 90 minutes each afternoon, Monday through Friday. The daytime show has proved so successful that, since October, the network also has staged a half-hour evening version each Monday. No 'Maggie' Talent The show's click with teen-agers Is based on a simple formula: It shuns the high - priced, highly- publicized "When-You-and-I- were- Young, Maggie" talent that other network musicals offer so often. Instead, "American Bandstand" zeroes in on the artists the kids are buying— Johnny Mathis, the Everly brothers, the Crickets, many of them names that don't school football team, music... "His heroes? Well, in music, Ricky Nelson and Sal Mineo. Elvis Presley is still big. And there's Jerry Lee Lewis and Fats Domino. With the exception of Fats, who is 29, they're all pretty young — the kids can identify with them. They buy Pat Boone, too, but they don't get excited about the Prank Sinatra of this ger.iera- tion. On the whole, 98 per cent of our kids are well-mannered, well- adjusted neople. It's the two per cent who have stirred up all the trouble — something many adults fail to consider. I remember .once on rny show I read a statement about young people being unfit, disrespectful... "You know who wrote the state- mean muchlo square elder audi- . r ? ent? fs . ocrat ,^' in m B ;. c - 53ven t , rs | then, the older generation was "It's no secret that V neglects complaining about the kids." the teen-ager," says Dick Clark, emcee of the show. "Even some radio stations have stopped programming for the kids. The situation exists because so many advertisers think the teen-agers lack buying power. "But, of course, anybody who knows teen-agers knowns that's nonsense. In any family, the teenager influences the purchase of the car, the toothpaste, the breakfast cereal that goes into that family. And he sets the styles for the rest of the nation in other things—in music, in fashion, for example." Commands Loyal Audience At 27, the baby - faced Clark commands a pretty loyal audience. One trade weekly ("Variety"), he pointed out, recently called him "the number one hit maker in the nation." Clark returns that loyalty. "I think it was Mitch Miller who said the teen-ager likes rock 'n' roll because nobody else does," says Clark. "The teen-ager would PURDUE PROF DIES LAFAYETTE (UP)—Dr. Siegfried M. Hauge, 62, associate professor of biochemistry at Purdue University, died Tuesday in a Lafayette hospital. He was on the Purdue staff 34 years and was well known for work in animal nutrition research. AGED WOMAN BURNED VEVAY (UP) - Mrs. Laura Rayles, 82, Vevay, died in an ambulance Tuesday rushing her to an Indianapolis hospital for treatmnet of burns sustained when her clothing caught fire in her home. Mrs. Rayles was believed to have tried to start a fire in a stove with kerosene. RIFLE WOUNDS YOUTH CRAWFORDSVI'LLE (UP).-Stephen Isom, 14, was wounded in an arm Tuesday by a bullet frjm a rifle which discharged accidentally as he was carrying it, IT TAKES TWO TO TANGO Dancfng Separata Mole* A Perfect Twoiom* A sophisticated blouse; of black velveteen tops a skirt of black Spanish lace . . ,. with its own underskirt and velveteen belt. White roses trim blouse and skirt.] Sizes 9 to 11 826 East Ilroadway PAVILION FOR BRUSSELS FAIR-Made from a helicopter, this photo •hows the massive United States pavilion being rushed to completion tor the Brussels (Belgium) World's Fair, which opens April 15, 1958. According to an announcement in New York by Howard S. Culltnan, U. S. Commissioner General to the Fair, it will be completed by January 1. He expressed disappointment thai Congress had not appropriated the full amount of funds requested .Wednesday Evening, November 27, 195T. Ike Said on March 7,1956: "When I Can't Carry On, I Won't Be There" WASHINGTON 'UP) — "A:id when I feel that I can't carry... on," the President said, "I won't be there." The President was Dwight D. Eisenhower: The occasion was his White House new conference of March 7, 1956, in which the President discussed his decision to se/ek a second term and his physical ability to do the work. "I have said," Eisenhower acld- ed later in the conference, "unless I felt absolutely up to the performance of the duties of t'iie president, the second that I didn't, I would no longer be there in the job or I wouldn't be available lor the job. "I have promised them (the African people) that, as a matter of fact." A reporter pressed for more specific information as to the President's intentions in the event of illness; would he withdraw from the campaign or leave the White House if he had been elected? "Well, now," Eisenhower replied, "don't hold me down if I get a week's case of the flu or something else." The President said he paid more attention to non-medical advice and his own feelings than to what the doctors had to say about his fitness to run for a second term. The panel of physicians, headed by Dr. Paul Dudley White, had said on Feb. 14, 1956, that they .did not foresee any "medical" reasons why Eisenhower would be unable to serve out a second term. I White thought the President could expect to carry on an ac live lift! for another five to 10 years. His decision to run again was announced at a White House news conference Feb. 9, 1956. Eisenhower said that, taking everything into consideration, he believed: "I can now perform as well as I ever have all of the important duties of the presidency." As of today, the President's physicians prescribe for him several weeks of decreased activity. Important business already has 'been cancelled or postponed. The President's journey to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization meeting in Paris next month is out. Whether the President is as confident today as he was in February, 1956, that he can "now per- FOWLED UP PASADENA, Calif. (UP)— Police say Nicolas M. Stupin got the bird but that the fowl deed may iland the 20-year-old suspected bird-napper in the big case. Stupin was booked on suspicion of grand theft, cockatoo — after Cocky, a 65-year-old cockatoo worth $3,000 was stolen from his i perch. The suspect was traced through a license number. A barren-ground caribou carries his sustaining food with him all winter. A solid slab of tallow, oflen ( six inches thick at the rump, is iuscd by the caribou for energy 'throughout the winter and often is u.«ed up by spring. form as well as ever I have all of the important duties of the presidency" has become the nation's most important political question. OPEN FRIDAY and SATURDAY TEl 9 P.M. Until Christmas SELECT NOW! Select Your Gifts Now While Our Stocks Are Complete. USE OUR CONVENIENT LAY-A-WAY A Small Deposit Will Hold Your Selection n PAYS TO SHOP EARLY" MEN'S GIFT ROBES FOR COMFORTABLE LOUNGING 3 • Printed Plisse • Beacon Flannel • Solid color Gabardine • Cotton Flannel Washable colors. Full cut and roomy for comfort. Plain • colon, all over pattern* and plaids. — Sizes S-M-L-Xl. Street Ffoor •FOR HBR CHRISTMAS LOVELY NEW QUILTED NYLON ROBES Luxurious 100% nylon tricot quilted robes in pink, blue and white. Washable — quick drying, burton front, flared slyle—Long tleevei. 12 to 20. 7.99 QUILTED COTTON Attractive full length quilted cotton robes in geometric patterns. — Double breasted style. % length sleeve. Washable, 5.99 Sizes 10 to 20. CORDUROY ROBES lovely new corduroy robes in ortrcreNv* styj*i M QQ and luscious colon. — m*xf Usually 6.99. EMBOSSED COTTON Popular fitted and box g* f*f* styles. Floral design,- X UIJ nylon lac» trim. **'* * Give Him ROMEO'S A Gift every man can use DRESS GLOVES LeatfiBr Palm wool glovus Pfeeco timid feathar gloves 50% wool—50% Dacron lined Gloves. Fur lined gloves Unlined genuine pigskin 1.99 To 3.99 FOR HIM DRESS SOCKS 100% Nylon stretch. JTQ Fits any sizo from 10- 0 jf C 13. Cotton argyle :iock* Attractive colors. An Ideal Gift For Him AMERICA'S FINEST White Shirts • SANFORIZED Beautiful broadcloth ond Oxford cloth whit* shirts. Body shaped for comfort reg, & French cuff. Available in 4- collor styles. Guaranteed fray proof collar. Sport Shirts FOR HIS LEISURE HOURS SMARTtY STYLED ATTRACTIVE COLORS • Easy care cotton* and cotton flannels, • Sanforized • Ivy and regular styles top quality—Loads of colon. 2.99 Nylon Tricot SLIPS AND PETTICOATS I-1-99 f I And 3.99 • A very special purchase at a very special price. • Fine quality • Wonderful gift Tremendous assortment for every waking moment. Slipi ond Petticoats — Easy-to-Care-For Nylon tricot styles trimmed with luscious laces. Embroidered and catin ap- plique. Wide assortment of styles in white, black and pastel shades. Reg. sizes. MEN! SANTA SAYS: For That Extra Gift GIVE HER" NYLONS SPECIAL Of PER! BOX OF 3 PAIR 50 b » aeirs Beautiful _ tone, Blus " -. ft If • Decorated Xmas box • First quality. • 51 go, 15 den. • Full fashioned. Self seam fashion lhados of Sun h font and Beige tone.— Sizes 8K to II. SLACKS he'll like for sure Moke him slack-happy with one or more of these smart numbers in mixable, match- able colon;. Us« Our Lor/away Beautiful qual,ity Slimmer, Trimmer stacks In Dacron-Nylon-Rayon blend. Plain colors and patterns. Expert'y tailored. An ideal gl-Ft for his Christmas, For the Little Tots Christinas HOLIDAY SEASON TO 5.99 Size* 3 to 6x-7 to 14 Dan River Dri-Doni linen Weaves Nylons • Cotton Cupioni beautiful patterns and clever styles. Girls'Christmas Quilted Robes 2.99 Attractive printed pattern on light and dark backgrounds. — Washable colors —Sizes 3 to 6x—7 to Nearly trimmed. to 5.99 U. - 'MATCH MATES' JERSEY BLOUSEON 3.99 Beautiful 80% Orion and 20% Wool. Drawstring blouses. — Colon Maize, Mint, Melon, Lilac and Turquoise. STEVENS FLANNEL SKIRTS 5.99 Lovely 100% Stevens Flannel Skirls. Colors, Maize, Mint Melon, Lilac, Turquoise, Street Floor AN IDEAL GIFT FOR THE HOME! ORLON BLEND BLANKETS by "BEACON" 6-" PULL SIZE 72x90 Trousseau Pastels lovely pastels for elegant' color beauty— 7". satin binding—Lurex stitching. Pink, blue, red,',green, golden rod, camel, etc, Trousseau Bouquet Orion blend—Beautiful flora) print on soft white ,.. 7 In. wide acetate satin binding matches •the floral color. Pint:, gold or blue printi. Boudoir Gifts! Beautiful Values! FAMOUS "PEPPERELL" PASTEL SHEETS • All FIRST QUALITY. • ALL FINE MUSLIN • Beautiful Holiday hues: Pink, Blu«, Green, Yellow, Lilac. USE OUR LAY-A-WAY 72x108 Twin Fitted 81x108 e Full Fitted A 42x36 cases ...1.18 pr. Fine quality fabric—Well made, sturdy salvages — strong and serviceable. — Colors slay bright ond clear Downstairs Store BEAUmW NEW CHRISTMAS PRINTED & NOVELTY TOWEL SETS with "Cannon" 3 PC. and 4 PC. 2 99 AN JOfiAL CHWSTMAS GffT FOR THE HOME White and colored background with Lurex border, Mr. ond His and Hers, Printed, patterns and novelty chenille designs. SET Mrs., BOXED EMBROIDERED PILLOW CASE SETS Attractively boxed—white and adored background with embroidered Mr. & Mrs., His & Hers and fancy designs. 1 .99

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page