SPMlightCruis Is Here Tonigh
Brilliant Arrpy of Talenf-4or Show
.-' This li thi night to hltcli y entertainment to a SPAR And go to the Broadway theater before 9 p. m. for 75 minutes Of Sparkling 11 ertainhicnt
For al 9 p. m, with all .id-miss ion* prioi to that time free of charge,
\v JK^ar "in be P'c-. k-^T ¦•tiled in ita
( Le' only appearance
#¦ ln Council
J* ¦ ._*- Bluff a. the Ray oura. S p a r 1 I g h t Musical Cruiir. featuring "straight" and "novelty" inslru-rnental and vocal numbers by the SI. Louis Ninth Naval District Coast Guard band and specs! SPAR and male Coast Guard entertainers.
The band, which Is directed by Chief Musician Ceorge Rachford. can send solid and hot on "One O'clock Jump." and a few minutes later produce music of near-symphonic type in a medley of George Gershwin tunes, concluded with "Rhapsody tn Blue."
Dave Wright, one of the featured vocalists. Is said to evoke Smatro-llke reactions from the "bobby sock brigade," as he whispers tunefully. "It Had to Be You." Equally effective, in a deffcrent manner, as the songs of Ray Olsen, who pays tribute to the SPARS. singing, "Without a Song." No stranger to Ihls vicinity Is Olsen. who was vocalist with Ray Herbacka band at Peony park not many years ago.
Dotty Luther Is the spotlighted SPAR soloist, with a rendition of "Tess's Torch Song," and another SPAR, Doris ("Doddy"> Middleton. Is master of ceremonies for the show. Then there's a hint to pros-pacttf* r^ruits of the comradarlc of the service when the SPAR quintet sings a group of selections popular at the SPAR training station. Palm Beach, Fla.
Open to the public, the SPAR-light Musical Cruise Is produced as a SPAR recruiting show. Lt. (jg) Mable E. Martin, district Coast Guard procurement officer.
reminds young women interested in Uic Coast Guard Women's Reserve that the SPARS hope to reach their quota by November 23, second anniversary of their founding, and that after that date, recruiting 'ill continue on a very small scale, only for replacements «nd for young women with qualifications to fit special needs of the service. A SPAR recruiter will be aWl-able in Council Bluffs to talk to qualified prospective^
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