Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on September 16, 1959 · Page 16
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 16

Carroll, Iowa
Issue Date:
Wednesday, September 16, 1959
Page 16
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Famed 50-Piece Flying SAC Band Coming- Dancing in Streets, Music in Air at Band Festival Sept. 26 There will be dancing In the streets as well as music in the air at the third annual Western Iowa Hand Festival here Saturday, September 26. The 50-piece SAC band from Offutt Air Force Base. Omaha, not only will play a concert on downtown streets but also will furnish a 17-piece dance unit to play for dancing on pavements in the downtown area. The public is invited to hear the concert which will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Dancing for local band members and visitors will follow immediately afterward. j SAC Air Force Band, under the ' direction of Capt. John B. Kirk; Patrick with 1st Lt. Dan D. Harrison as assistant director, has played literally around the world, specializing in musical variety shows for school groups. The band made a tremendous hit in a concert at I a Kuemper Parents Club meeting ! here last March. Its 50 members I have been hand-picked for their ! ability and professional experience j and the band is recognized as one of the finest musical organizations I in the United States. The 17-piece dance band has been favorably compared with Ameri- ca's top name bands. In conjunction with the Strategic Air Command Band it has travelled to almost every SAC installation including New England, Newfoundland, Labrador and Greenl and playing for dedications of n e w clubs, military balls and dinner dances. Its musical arrangements are written especially by band members. Small specialty groups and soloists are incorporated in the band to provide a variety of entertainment. Capt. Kirkpatrick, the concert band director, is a native Texan and graduate of Hardin - Simmons Times Herald, Carroll, la. m M Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1959 |Q University. He directed h \ g h school bands in Texas until the beginning of World War II when he enlisted in the Army Air Forces and won his pilot's wings. After the war, he returned to his musical vocation, directing air force bands until recalled to his flying duties in the Korean conflict. As conductor of the SAC band he often takes the controls of aircraft when the famous "flying band" travels to far flung air bases. Lt. Harrison, assistant conductor of the concert band, works closely with dance band units. He is a former Iowan who won his first honors as alto saxophone soloist in an Iowa state high school music contest. He is a graduate of Colorado State College where he received his air force commission in 1957. As first chair saxophonist, he has played in clinic and honors bands with Karl L. King, Rafael Mendez and others. At the age of 15, he organized his own dance band which was popular throughout Central Western States and eventually became the house band at Hiawa­ tha Gardens Ballroom in Manilou Springs, Colo. LITTLE BUNDLE, BIG LOAF SAYREVILLE, N. J., (AP) — Bernard Saunders baked a five- foot long loaf of chalah — a Jewish broad —to celebrate the birth of his son. Saunders, a bakery owner, used 50 pounds of flour to make the 45-pound loaf: "If my oven was larger," he said, "I would have made a bigger one." More than half of Czechoslovakia's natural resources are now nationalized. Lt. Dan D. Harrison Capt. John B. Kirkpatrick Here s Style—Here's Warm Good Looks at EDDIE QUINN'S of Course Car Coats - Suburban Coats Campus Coats - Wind Cheaters EVERYBODY'S WEARING THEM . . . short, warm and good looking, and so convenient to wear in the car, to church, to football games . . . everywhere you go they give you style and good looks. And, of course, here at Eddie Quinn's you'll find hundreds of them ... all sizes ... for men of all ages . . . good looking tweeds . . . soft fleeces . . . even cashmeres and nylons. They're the coat of the year and of course they're leading the style parade. Call them what you like . . . car coats . . . suburban coats . . . but look for the one you like at Eddie Quinn's, warmly rayon satin or quilted lined. Slim sizes 38 to 48. Regular sizes 36 to 56. The Largest Selection in Western Iowa SWEATERS Top Brands New Styles • JANTZEN • LAMB KNIT • TOWNE & KING Crew-Neck Pullovers $7.95 Cardigans $7.95 to $15.95 Vests $6.95 to $9.95 Warm Lined Jackets for Men and Boys Rayon satin linings, knit collar and cuffs, collars zip high in Ivy League fashion. Warm good looking fleeces, tweeds, poplins. Alterations Are Always FREE at Eddie Quinn's Men's Suburban Coats $19.98 up Blouse Style Jackets $13.95 to $19.95 Great Western Men's Knit Collar Jacket $22.95 Dynel, Orion, Quilted Jacket, with hood $24.95 Wash Cr Wear, Poplin Jacket, with hood $19.95 Wash & Wear Windbreaker, blouse style Jacket $16.95 Men's Fur Collar Jacket $34.95 Boys' Washable Parkas $9.95 up Boys' Suede Jackets $16.95 Boys' Suburban Coats, from $11.95 Boys' Nylon Fleece Jackets, from $14.95 EDDIE QUINN Clothier

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