Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on February 4, 1964 · Page 7
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 7

Garden City, Kansas
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Tuesday, February 4, 1964
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Jazzman Ben Pollack Sees An End to Real Dixieland By SOB THOMAS AP Mavie-ttlevlslen Writer PALM SPRINGS, Calif. ( AP) i —"It's sad," said Ben Pollack, one of the great names of jaz7. "In another 10 years our era will be gone, nnrl there will be no one to show the nev,- generation what real Dixieland is like." The famed bandleader of the 1920s and 1930s had returned to! his desert home after attending last week's funeral of the great trombonist, Jack Tcagarden. Like many of the big names of the jazz and swing eras. Jack had been one of Ben's boys. Pollack. 60. can look hack on a half-century in the music business. "I realJy started playing drums professionally when I PONYTA1L (?) Ktnj FVaturM Syndfckt*. Inc., 1964. World riahtt reserved.' "I admire originnlity, Miss Johnson, but not in SPELLING!" Patching Sidewalk Is a Simple Job Patching the sidewalk In front of your house Is a simple job even if you have had little experience with concrete repairs. Before starting to work, you have to decide what kind of material to use. The choice lies among concrete, mortar and grout. A concrete patch is necessary when you have major repair such as a large opening which extends right down to the earth. Use a mortar patch for medium break* and grout for narrow cracks. In any of the three cases, you can buy ready-mixed material which requires only the addition of water. If you wish to make your own mixture, use one part of portland cement, two parts of land and three parts of gravel for concrete. Use OIK part of port- land cement and three parts of sand for mortar. Just add water to cement to get grout. Tlie filling of cracks with grout is done simply by forcing it into the openings. For the mortar and concrete repairs, the area must be cleaned thoroughly of all loose pieces of the old sidewalk. The edges should be undercut with a cold chisel and a hammer so that the patching material will hold Mcurely. Mice there It • slight shrink- age of the mixture durijig drying, be sure the concrete or mortar extends slightly above the surrounding surface. It can be leveled off with a trowel or wooden float a couple of hours later. Uso a trowel for a smooth finish, a float for a tough one. We do/i't have to tell you to Nnd a way to keep anyone from walking on the patch for about a week. It is also imperative that, during this time, the area be kept moist with frequent sprinklings. Or better yet, cover the repair with wet burlap or wet grass and remoisten this covering a couple of times a day. This process, known as curing, prevents the next mixture from fry- lug too quickly. When curing is overlooked, the patch will be weak and will have a tendency to flake or crumble. Sometimes you have a sidewalk condition where there is no damage to the existing concrete, but a sinking of one section. The lowered area should be built up, under the concrete, with sand and gravel. To lift the concrete sufficiently to force sand and gravel under it use a board long enough to give plenty of leverage. Someone will have to hold the board while another person does the filling. was 10 and worked for an auto ride and half a buck," said the Chicago-born musician. "But my first steady work was with the New Orleans Rhythm Band which I joined in 1918." By 1923 he had formed his own band to play in a dance hall near Los Angeles. The next year a boy of 15 arrived from Chicago a lad Ben had seen doing imitations of Ted Lewis. Ben bought him some long pi-nts and gave him a job plaving clarinet, and that's liow Benny Roadman started in the band business. Miller, a yeung tromlwnist from Colorado, joined Ben in 192o. Others who played under Ben's direction include Ray Me- Kinley, Bud Freeman, Jimmy Me Partland, Matty Mattlock, Charlie Splvak, Charlie Teagarden, Ray Bauduc; Eddie Miller and Nappy Lamarr. Ben drifted out of the band business during the war, partly at the iin,<inp of Miller. "Glenn hated agents," Ben said, "and he talked to me before lie went into the service about setting up our own agency to develop new bands. He told mo to go ahead with it, and I did. But Glenn didn't come barV." After the war Ben tried the record business, then ran a successful fan joint on the Sunset Strip in Ilollvwood for nine years. A siege of hepatitis laid him low. thru he had an auto- mob'ln necidr't. But he's feeling fit »"nv rid getting set to m- sumo his long romance with He'll soon lv opening a cl-ib. Ho Iins inother abiding in'°rest; A Glenn Miller memorial. "I spok* to some of the Jazzmen at Jack's funeral and th°.y thought it was a "vxl id"a." he said. "So do n lot of Palm Springs people. My idea is to take some of the most talented high school musicians from all over the country and bring them here to study for a few weeks with people like myself who could.teach them the old style of slaving. "Without something like this, the kind of music we knew will die out. Kids nowadays have the musical ability to plnv pnod jazz, but thev lack the train'"?. There's no way they can get it." It Fell All Rif>ht, BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A youth in the city recreation program fired an arrow In ths air. It resulted In a claim for damages against the city and transfer of the program to a new park. The arrow. It seems, came to earth perforating an awning at the home of Arthur Hartvvig. Hot Lines Stop Meeting SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Dade County Commissioner Arthur Patten didn't realize how varmly he was debating proposed aclincndmcnts at a Chamber of Commerce meeting until Uie microphone began smoking. The debate was interrupted while the trouble was repaired. WINTER CLEARANCE Ladies Shoes • Men's Shirts Caprif • Bays Shirts Skirts •Haft Dusters • Sweatshirts Sweaters • Purses • Luggage New 20 Gal. Plastic Refuse Container Ne Rutt UcUej Ctver M99 4 PEANUT CLUSTERS CRISP. CRUNCHY PEANUTS Covered with rich milk chocolate Regularly 69c *,...„ ............... .. Shelf Space Plays Vital Role Outdoors and Indoors In Training To John PotoUchnilc, riding a bicycle is like "killing two birds wild one stone." The 18-year-old Pittsburg Stare College student from Wichita uses the bike for the two-mile distance from his rooming house to the campus. As for the training,—he's using tka vehicle to keep in shape for his defense of the Kansas bicycling championship he won last summer at Wichita. (AP Photo) Students Admit to Eleven Break-ins CORB1N, Ky. (AP) - In the first threo months this school year, there were 11 illegal entries at Oak Grove School. Ten students, ages 9 to 13, admitted the break-ins to Sheriff Dick Vermilllon. Nobody could say the youngsters weren't tidy. Vcrmillion said they told him they entered through' windows after hours, helped themselves to food, then washed the dishes and placed them back hi the racks. Namesake Makes Good HONOLULU (AP) _ Sheridan Morley, son of British actor Robert Morley, is working with the University of Hawaii's drama faculty as a graduate assistant. He helped stage three plays for the formal opening of the Johns Fitzgerald Kennedy Theater on the campus. One of them was "The Man Who Came to Dinner." Morley was born while his his famous father was playing the lead role of Sheridan Whiteside in the same play 21 years ago, which is how young Morley came by the name "Sheridan." Wont Ads get results Why not build a party cabitwt? It's just the thing for anyone who entertains a great deal, particularly outdoors. And now before we begin scuffing around to see what needs attention outdoors, it's a good idea to give some thought to an indoor cabinet that can lend a big hand to storing some outdoor paraphernalia. The cellar and garage may be useful for storing large items — barbecue grille, tables and chairs in winter and inclement weather of summer. But so many other items are used outdoors and for parties that need to be stored and used from time to time that it would pay to have an easy, accessible unit. One may move many items indoors after dining outdoors. But where are they put? Some people (men) toss these objects on a porch of on the kitchen floor or shove them Into a broom closet. One woman found a stall shower loaded to the hilt with barbecue stuff. 'Fescue Foot' Hits Southeast Areas By JOHN M. DAVIS The Fart Scott Trlbunt FORT SCOTT, Kan. (AP)Fescue poisoning in cattle has added its bit to the drought and winter freeze that plague southeast Kansas stockmen. But the ranchers and farmers are a hardy lot and refuse ty fold under this latest malady. In fact, they see a blessing coming from the disease, when affects cattle in their feet, tail and ears. It has focused the attention of agricultural scientists on "fescue foot" while there is an abundance of material to study. Dr. Lester Jackson, district veterinarian for 10 southeast Kansas counties, estimates 1,000 head of livestock in Bourbon County are in varous stages of the disease, with similar conditions in Crawford County and lesser numbers in the other eight counties. Dr. M. W. Osburn, extension service veterinarian of Kansas State University, said the disease is not new in states which use fescue grasses for pasture. Research worktri In states where Kentucky fescue 31 and other fekue, especially tall fes- cu, are pastured, have found that cattle feeding on the grass eventually are affected, Dr. Osburn said. The disease normally appears in the winter. It is non-infectious and is characterized by a dry gangrene of the feet, tail *A Garden 4'lty Telegram and ears. There is no medical treatment. In a letter to Wayne Tyler, Bourbon County extension agent, Dr. Osburn concurred that the trouble normally appears in, pastures of fescue that are not grazed or are only lightly grazed in summer but are used after a freeze in the fall or winter, when the fescue is heavy, dead or tumbled over and matted. He recommends that cattle be watched closely and taken off pastures when they show the first symptoms of shaking their feet or favoring them when they move about. He suggests keeping the cattle away from fescue until the weather improves. Providing other roughages such as prairie hay and feeding concentrates may reduce the concentration of toxic substance believed in the grass. Tills toxic principle has not been identified but apparently it is in the grass itself and is recognized only in the results it concentration of toxic sub- produces, Dr. Osburn said. Bobby Joe Conrad of the St. Louis Cardinals won the pass receiving crown in the National Football League with 73 catches. A good do-it-yourself project such as a tall closet with a separate compartment at the top can keep a home from bursting at the seams with c-bjects used for seasonal entertaining. The separate shelf at top could have its own doors so that damp or dirty chair cushions may be put into it in an emergency. It can be lined with oilcloth or plastic and washed from time to time. Shelves below may be used for all sorts of things. One shelf . should be at least 12 inches high for candlesticks, hurricane lamps, flower vases, large bags of charcoal. A hibachi could be stored here. Ditto strings of outdoor lights. Another shelf could be used for outdoor tableware, cloth napkins, utensils. Stashed in theif otvn scot, they will be clean when needed. It could hold a complete paper service from dinner plates to cups, and these may be replenished after use. Store large glasses and mugs, popular for outdoor use but seldom in winter service. It's a good place, too, for special centerpiece containers. All sorts of special occasion gismos for use indoors may be kept in the closet. It's an ideal place to keep party tableware, candle holders and party games. The closet should be as wide as the door used on it to get complete use of it and there shouldn't be any dead space. It should be convenient to the outdoors where dining takes place. It shouldn't be too deep, making things inaccessible. And the doors shouldn't be a nuisance. If it doesn't ruin the look of its surroundings, sliding doors are a good in a small area, god in a small area. If there is room in the kitchen or other area, a closet that may take up the least room and prove most effective is a corner closet. Tlus could have shelves to the ceiling, instead of being built like a conventional corner cupboard. The doors shouldn't interfere with other furniture in the area, though, or it will defeat its purpose. It won't project and become a nuisance, and that's a good point to consider in plannig a closet If you are goig to squeeze it in to a tight area, it may not prove its usefulness, after all. WED., FEB. 5th. Last call for ell winter merchandise. Yee may newer •gain find prices es low es these. Be lure to see eur store-full ef new spring things, tool DRESSES Values to 29.95 ^^.^^^^. . _• . —.. Sweaters—Skirts—Pants. Wooleni, SPORTSWEAR * $tretch < abrics - Reg - 7 - 98 $ 3 to and $ 5 LADIES 1 COATS 49.98 to 79.98 Values 25 OTHER COATS & CAR COATS $ 6" * $ 19" FABRIC SPECIALS FANCY WOOLENS . $199 Stripes, plaidt, iclids, Reg. 2.98, 3.98 and 4.98. DRAPERY FABRIC SPECIAL Choose from fine decorator shades end textures. 42 and 45 inches wide. Reg. 1.91 to 4.98. "0. Fall end Winter Fabrics. Everything goes. Rag. 98c to 249. FINAL CLEANUP $100 2 I GIRLS' DEPARTMENT Final Closeout Coats — Dresses — Sportswear $ 2 - $ 1 - or less! STRETCH PANTS * C 98 Wonderful, wearable, versatile itretch *T ^% ^ ** Wonderful, wearable, versatile stretch denims that fit the way you like 'em. Sires 8 to II. Pr. 5 SEAMLESS STOCKINGS First quality. New spring th«det. Long weiring mesh. Siie* 8$ to II. 2 - $ 1.00 3SON. Me* fashions a fabrics IR M571

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