The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on January 26, 1961 · Page 19
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 19

Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, January 26, 1961
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Ibt f-tra Thursday, January 26, 1961 Record Converts Phonograph To Religion By CHARLES 8TAFFORB Awttciated Press Writer A Texas company is trying to Convert the family record player into pipit and choir loft. And it has own successful, at least financially. While other companies record everything from jungle sounds to Kick comedians, Word Records sticks to religious records. In only 10 years, it has grown from a single recording of an allegorical football game between Christi- janity and Evil into a SS-million la year busyness selling the recordings of more than 60 artists. Jarrell F. McCracken, 32, the ordained minister who heads Word Records, regards its work as : ministry combining sound and music to make its point. j "The most powerful force in the 'world is sound." he savs. ''The force of recorded sound has an * awesome influence on the minds jof people. "Good religious musk- can influence men women and children. ! And that influence can, along « i.lh other religious forces be of in: estimable value in shaping th, ; society of the future.' \ ; Word was begun by accident , : while -McCracken was studying i i for tlie ministry at Baylor Univei'-, jsity in Waco, the Raptisl strong-) where his firm has head S> ** * YEAGER'S MARKET 1204 N. Alexander Highway 146 (Closed Sunday) PH. JU 3-9787 SPECIALS FOR THURS., FRI., SAT. CUSTOM BARBECUING , BARBECUE SPECIALS CHUNK STYLE (With Bones) BEEF Ls BEEF BRISKET u 59c LINKS BARBfCUE ° LB 89c LARGE FRYERS ^Wc PORK SPARE RIBS LB 98c URGE PICNIC HAMS EACH 2. GOOD VEAL SALE VEAL ROUND VEAL LOIN STEAK __„ SEVEN STEAK 69c 59c 39c VEAL CHOPS „ M 59c Grade A Large Doz. 59c HOMO MILK GAL JUG 6/C With 2.50 Purchase ALL LARGE BREAD 2 FW 47c -XB. Lb, 1.00 1.00 SUGAR CURED CEXTER CUT 3 3 Lbs. WIENERS _ „ GROUND MEAT C| AR RAfTIU S JLAD DAWN _(SLICED FBEE)_._ JUS. YEAL STEW MEAT COUNTRY STYLE SMOKED SAUSAGE FRESH PORK PAN SAUSAGE _ 3 3 3 Lbs. Lbs. Lbs. MRS. BAIRD'S HOME BAKED ROLLS Doi. 49c 1.00 1.00 1.00 -»••* 19c U.S.D.A. Baby Beef Sale ROUND STEAK u 69c BARBECtrED FREE BEEF CHOPS LB. 59c Charcoaling or Broilinp SIRLOIN __ LB 69c RUMP ROAST LB. 49c T-BONES .._ LB. 69c Invited to speak to a church he conceived the idea of is religion and sports. ! From a backstage microphone, hi •broadcast an imaginary football : game between Christianity and Evil—"The Game of Life."'Christianity won on an 80-yard play in the final seconds by "Average Christian" after "the greatest coach of them all. Jesus Christ," sent in the "Holy Spirit" to call signals. The audience liked it so well they asked for recordings. Mc- Cvacken made the record at the radio station where he worked and within a few weeks sold 2.00C copies. Today 900 distributors and salesmen of Word subsidiaries, the Audio Record Library Co. and Word Record Distributing Co.. enter thousands of American homes to sell Word records. A ministry it might be. but it is also a commercial enterprise with a hard-driving sales program. Word's big sales item is the Word Audio Library. This includes two volumes—each con- OVERDRAWN—Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation examiners make the Sheldon National Bank in Sheldon, la., a beehive of activity as they go through the records to check on that $2 million embezzlement. Leontyne Price Appears At 'Met' After Struggle NEW YORK. (AP-"The morn- taining eight long-playing records j ing after I got here," velvet —of Bible readings, and two vol-j voiced Leontyne Price recalls, "I umes of "The Hj-mnbook"—re-1 went up to the top of the Empire cordings of 213 Protestant hymns. State Building—and was nearly Other albums contain music stories for children and youn; people. | tempted to go right back home. A Laurel banker and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Chisholm —in whose home an aunt of Miss Price worked—helped finance her years of study. "You could see the massiveness I Her teacher at Juilliard. Flor- of l edty> el **% pace o {|ence Page Kimball. has remained her single mentor ever since. Miss Kimball and her own parents are the great forces to whom she Word also has an Album-of-the-; petition—and know how small you Month Club, and sells individun'[were. It seemed impossible to'at- albums through record shops and-tain a career." Bible stores. j Stifling that panic. Miss Price Word's hymn records have wide > stayed and studied—with spectac- scope. They range from the nos-lular results for the world of taliric "Old" Rugged Cross" to the;music. lofty "Hallelujah Chorus" from! Since first appearing bfefore the Handel's Messiah, from the evan- i public eight years ago, the so- gelistic selections of the Audrey i prano who began life amid hum- Mieir Choir to the spirituals of'He circumstances in Laurel, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, from the j Miss., has soared to international credits her accomplishments. At least once each year she returns to Laurel, where she was born Feb. 10, 1927, to see her father and mother—James, a carpenter, and Kate, who worked as a midwife. In private life, Miss Price is the wife of baritone William Warfield, , pops treatment of Flo Price to ; acclaim. Friday night she reache , , . . , . , the temple strains of the Baylor i another milestone in her debut ! ) vho . m , shp mpt durl »S her University Chapel Choir, and from ' with the Metropolitan Opera. endcd *™& ns enRagement - • ' ' ------- trombone chestra. solo to concert or- Reporter Helps Girl With Exam Question BATESVILLE. Ark. (AP) — A ., ij endcd *™& ns enRagement on Miss Price-whose voice has! tol i r , in Porgy- and Bess. Ibeen likened bv one critic to "a 1 Outwardly Miss Price exhibits I skylark under 'the spell of some ! none '<*. tj ? e fences of tempera- sort of benign bewitchment"- i men th " ( foftc " surround artistic premieres in 'the principal femi- 1 • tn ' ea ' s ' But ' she s"^- even ; ! nine role of "II Trovatore." ™ ment ALL NEW 1961 TV with the SERVICE&AVER ' 11 ^r^~ TV chassis Finest Quality Zenith Extras Spollite Dial Sunshine 1 ' Picture Tube Cinelens*- Picture Glass Tin Cooled" power transformer 20,000 volts of picture powaf 3-stage IF amplifier Deluxe Styling! The EASTUND • Model 62304 Modern styled cabinet in grained Walnut tolor or gra.ned Mahogany color. 21- overall *B£. measure 262 sq, m. rectangular picture area. AS LOW AS $ 3 Per Week MORRISON'S 400 - 408 WEST TEXAS PHONE JU 3-1747 LEAY'S SALE BIG OPENING MEN'S AND BOYS' BELTS SUITING MATERIALS 3 NYLON LACE 3c&6cyd. RECORDS R EG .«C-XOW SforH.OO Although two other noted Negro women have preceded her in Meti assignments — Marian Anderson] _ _ and Mattiwilda Dobbs—Miss Price! school girl called the Batesville! arrive s with prima donna status; Daily Guard and, in a km- voice, j ma variety of assignments. j asked a reporter to name mem-' H(? r appearance of the Met, bers of the Arkansas congres-1 rounds out an impressive cycle of I sional delegation. | m <y r °P pra companies television! ' _ . . , mrv j „ ,.;and concert and recording fields. : The reporter had named all but; .. A Cf)]d fevef br(?aks ^ mp : one and was tTMnc to come up |Sorncli when j tti k how ; xnth the tad name when the gnl frih(enj , fast i{ h h ; said. "Thats enough. I ve got to ; d _,, Mi p rf * j hurry back to the classroom and .- My career hag beonJataost toc); finish my examination. simple. The only serious difficul- ~_ , ,. i ty for me has been performing Thomas Alva Edison s first i and ]earninR at ^ ^^ timp • words recited into the phonograpn; Tall and rega , in manmT< Miss ; were those beginning 'Mary hac.:pj. ice Defines her main purpose i a little lamb. ' __inow as solidifying and extending j iher talents in musical drama, "Ii jhope for a long operatic career.") ! she says. "It is what I have want-: cd since first being exposed to ]opera in school." j Miss Price's major training be-1 gan in 1948 when a scholarship i brought her to the Juilliard School i of Music, after B.A. studies at; Central State College, Wilber-' force, Ohio. and so do I. I anger—but i often." T X *" slo > v inne tliere Try Sun Classified Ads For Results Be all's CHJAUTY MERCHANDISE Semi- ;ieoronci Formerly Haley's 225 W. Texas REG. $1.00—NOW T/C V»S. $| FOR I « 53 Piece Set Metomine DISHES .COURSE 12" ENTIRE STOCK VALENTINES Price 54 IfE 1/4 - 1/3 and 1/2 ! DACRON ; & WOOL MEN'S SUITS TALON ZIPPERS In Bulk Onl» 5c Reg. 1.98 BATH MAT SETS 99 PLAY FUN TRAY ^ 1.471 Reg. 29.95 TRANSISTOR RADIO 19 99 Phis Tax 12 ASSORTED—Reg. 1.40 Value WATER COLOR BRUSHES 49 {FLASHLIGHTS .2 CELL—EACH 37c Large TABLE LAMPS Court Suit Says Jones Boy Wild On His Tricycle j STEPHENVILLE. Tex. fAP)— i Eddie Jones, 3, was dcscribfd as I "a reckless ;in<i incompetent tri| cycle operator" in a $50,000- dam: at;e suit in district court Tuesday. The petition, filed by Homer Wolfe against Eddie's father, Ed 'Jones, alleges that \Volfe's wife, j Bertha, was employed as a maid ' in Jones' home when she was struck by a tricycle last Aug. 26. j The petition alleges she suffered i extensive injuries and mental an-j Siiish. "Little Eddie, who wns on hist tricycle, gathered a full head ofi steam and without a warning yell; of any nature propollr-d his tri-j cycle with great force into the ! Ixxiy of Bertha Wolfe while hcri hack was turned," the petition j charwd. ! 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