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Corpus Christi Times from Corpus Christi, Texas • Page 23

Corpus Christi, Texas
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CORPUS CHRISTI 'TIMES Wed Dec 20 1961 23 Grant Gave Up Teaching For Show Business Career Catholic Schools Closing Tomorrow Catholic parochial schools dose for the Christmas holidays tomorrow Most of the students will return to classes Tuesday Jan on Wednesday Jan 3 They are Corpus Christ! Cathedral School and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Resuming classes Tuesday Jan 0 are Incarnate Word Academy Corpus Christl Academy St Patrirk's SS Cyril and Me- thodlus Christ the King Sacred Heart Holy Cross Holy Family hi LAST DAY AUSTIN ENGAGEMENT CANCELED BY GRANT AUSTIN Ill Singer Earl Grant canceled on engagement here last night because according to one source members of the orchestra furnished for his appearance could not read music Vickers manager of the Austin Municipal Auditorium laid Grant rehearsed with a local orchestra then served notice he would not appear for his scheduled concert tonight Grant told the Austin American he was cancelling his appearance because of "three or four violations" of his contract' Grant appeared in Houston Monday night Two schools however return and St Theresa schools s- A Musical Holiday of Fun for Everyone! TOMORROW ONLY STARTS 10 AM Walt Dfsnegj wiatHEiaars 'THE KILLER-KINGDOM rna fin Adults 75c Children 35c All Day EARL NIGHTINGALE It's stimulating motivating ho makes YOU think mondoy thru Friday KTOD radio 7:457:50 om ms AM1 STARTS THURS At Yaw lit Ren Drlvi-le RITZ 111 Mm FRIDAY OPEN DAILY 12:45 STARTS TODAY LAST DAY-OPEN 6:15 SENS ATI ONAU'crawtherTImesi Hiroshima-Mon Amou Adult Entertainment STARTS TOMORROW That hilarious British 1 comody wlih the aplay French llavorl 5 M0UR CHANGING WORLD" presantad by yvantner and 'ordon Call on SAG Man-TU3-1711 for all your Insurance needs By ASS WIIEMKB Earl Grant relaxed over a cup coffee here Ms morning and Mold how his career has gone from Ugh school teacher to tops lln show business The wll-known singer-organist Is in Corpus Christ! to entertain at a private party tonight Grant who will he 3i next month taught high school in Kansas City two years before he decided not lor me" After teaching he went in the Army and was stationed at Ft Bliss had a television show out of El Paso for a year while I -as in the service" he recalled Grant received his bachelor of music education degree from the University of Southern California After his discharge from the Army he went back to get his degree in music The singer relaxed and smiling throughout the interview told of working at a dub while he took his master's degree and staying on after he received it "Later we went to Hollywood to the Club Interlude and stayed two years" he said was where we got our first big The sales of Grant's records hear this out Well known- to anyone who buys records or ever hears a juke box are his the End of the Rainbow" of and "Old Man River" His latest album was introduced recently on "The Ed Sullivan Show" "It's 23th now on the record he said "but it has been as high as Records and club and concert appearances aren't the only lac-Fls of Grant's career He has featured rdle in the movie "Tender Is the which premiered Friday night in Holly woodN His songs from the movie "Honey" and "Tender Is the Night" soon will be released on Dccca Sated for 1962 is another big gcr movie role for Grant: He will play Bill (Bojangies) Robinson the life story Also in 1962 he will go to Europe for concerts there lie recently returned from a nine-week tour of the Far East Grant's performance tonight the party is unusual hut easily explained lost a he said simply Grant and Jimmy Adair owner of Adair Pipeline Co who is giving the private party at the Driscoll Hotel were in Las Vv Weekend ithfiira TO-NITE ONLY ADM ADULTS 90s ELVIS PRESLEY Blue WAIf HalMuis Tzmicow mmr meMmret RECORDING STAR EARL GRANT hero for party tonight So it can't be said that Earl Grant top entertainer who is going on to even bigger things wouldn't come to Corpus Chris ti "on a bet" He has gas recently and Adair bet Grant he would not come here A turn of the cards settled things and Grunt is appearing tonight without pay PLUS TONIGHT OPEN 6:15 "FLIGHT OF THE LOST BALLOON" Manhall Thompson In Color STARTS TOMORROW OPEN DAILY 12:45 PM FREE! Get your Magic Mystic Mask to sec the nolle tkrill of tkrllls 0Bly ky lookiii thru tke Mask will you lire the terrors of 'THE MAST CHAS HESTON-FRED MacMURRY "UNTAMED WEST" SANTA KNOWS vue nne sinner bet cunn 1654 BROWNLIE TU3-S401 BUCCANEER TU2-239S ENDS TO-NITE 4 SHOCK UNITS 4 SI 20 A CAR 1 "GUNS GIRLS -GANGSTER" 2 "RIOT JUVENILE PRISON" 3 "VICE RAID" 4 "THE PUSHERS" $1 DOLLAR A CAR $1 ONI CARTOON "INWKNO DE ALMAS" 1 "LA MARCA DEL Con: Christiana Mortell Ramon Ar-lCon: Ag Rodof0 Lon roengod Tito Junco Sonia Furio Fernanda Fernandez Ja Martha Valdez Gay MomH-BeDi Ro9anHert)ertli)fw flftwigilfli ftCastmar Man Fined on 2 Assault Charges Joe Montalvo no address listed pleaded no contest today to' two charges of aggravated assault on police officers at Rohs-town Another charge of assault was dismissed Judge Horace Young in County Court at Law No 1 lined Montalvo $25 on each charge and ordered him to pay court costs A charge of aggravated assault on Maria Torres was dismissed at the recommendation of the county attorney's office that there was insufficient evidence to con-: vict Symphony Leader Dies MEXICO CITY tfl Jose Vazquez for 26 years director of the National University Symphony Orchestra died yesterday at his home after suffering a heart attack He was 66 iiaBMnKsxiEmodhArxaD L-'L MnwraMiwBinrsNi EXCLUSIVE AT THESE DRIVE INS 'SCOOP! TOO BUSY TO COOK! TAKE IT HOME HOT FROM UNDERWOOD'S HT AW TO DO SERVICE rjtvnjsu TU 1-7222 ADMISSION LAST OPEN 12:45 pm J23 TEXAS PREMIERE SHOWING! JOHN WAYNE I I I i I I I I "PLEASE DON'T TOUCH ME" IS SCHEDULED FOR 19S2 RELEASE WE OBTAINED IT EARLY FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT WORTH DRIVING MILES TO SEE! Why cook during the butty Christmas shopping days? Stop by Underwood's complete carry home department and take home delicious Pit Bar-B-Q beef ham spare ribs chicken and sausage Underwood's also packs potato salad cole slaw western style beans and cherry cobbler to go 75c STARTS TONITE "HORSE WITH THE FLYING TAIL" AND AND 4129 South Alameda TWO OPEN 12:45 Sm 3 East Screen Only TONIGHT ONLY I A SCORCHING PERSONAL STORY OF LIFE AND LOVE THAT HAPPENS EVERY uiruT enuruurorf NO ONE UNDER HIGH SCHOOL AGE ADMITTED ywnw DWU MMK STEVOIS VOVAOB INTO 1 VIOLENCE! STEYENSONIS Ul FcO ASTAD VANC I DB EAUTYfCOLLEGE PASSPORT TOCHiMi KCHARD BASHAM USA GASTONI 1 iwuimw tmm IGSSS ONLY TONIGHT ONLY! jack moor lfmmon-nelsoh WARREN SMITH Recording artist of such great hits as "Odds Ends Bits Pieces" "Cad ot the Wild" "I don't believe I'll fall in Love Today" IN PERSON WEDNESDAY NITE DEC 20th Superb Western and Country Music by "The MAVERICK Make Your Reservations Now for CHRISTMAS EVE NEW YEAR'S EVE We Also Book Private Parties 1 MraeiKnifl AND fait ribald and frivolous spring tople el lattahi MMlJMjMJMjMJ MAVERICK CLUB TU 2-0226 5017 TIMON BLVD DANCING 7 NITES WEEKLY lUiNt 1 Mt.

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