Sato City KcoM. Iowa
WAC Band fo Ploy for Bond Show Tonight
Famous Unit from Fort Des Moines To be at Senior Hi
) IU Ant a'i 7:30 o'clock tofilEnl lly famous orgahi-Firet WAC Tram ort Des Moines pra-W«r Loan show in ichool auditorium ice. highlight of events program anted for the current war bond campaign. Ii open lo all persons who have purchased bonds ali.ce the drive opened November M and have ihe "special event*" ticket. issued with their purchase. Bonds will also be aoid at the door* ai accommodation to those '"ho a hot bought them earlier. Hope for I-ar*e crowd.
Inasmuch aa thla will be the last opportunity to me the ipepial •venu tickets, It la hoped that a capacitv crowa will be on hand for this show which haa thrilled blase Hollywoodites and entertainment-.
calloused New Yorkers during the "BESTEST BAND IX THE LAND"—Marching trimly and smarUaaaJnthe parade ground al the Fi"l WAC
last iwo year*. I Training Center in Port Dee Moines, the K">lh Army ^ivioawTSrcea band iall-WAC» is always on hand
During the Fourth War Loan' to pUy for cei*monies and parades. Tonight it will^Jajkafora Sixth War Loan show in th« Senior high
drive, the AH-WAC bind covered school auditorium «l 7.30 o'clock.
more than *.'"" mile* to play for j ^*"*- ¦ ______,
the Sour Freedeme Bond program ! Ha* Dance Orchestra,
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In New Orleans. Dallaa. Texas. Loa Angel'*, netting the treasury I department nearly 10ft million ^ dollara worth of hond» m the it-day tour, during "hlch it aUo played at defense planta. civic pro-grama and WAC recruiting drive*.
U.w)0 Miles In 1M3.
At Lot Angeles, where the band! played for IS daya. Hollywood stars. made a great to-do over the talented i I WAC musicians and besieged them' ; . for autograph), thus pulling the ' usual procedure In re. verse.
Counting all of Ha engagements laM year, the band covered approximately IS.™") mllei appearing in II different atatea and 33 cittee in addition to playing in Canada fov the second anniversary celebration of the Canadian Women's Army Corpi In May of (hi* year it rttur&td from another Four Freedoms Hon-l tour which netted more than t\'y>-000.000 and helped lift to new heights Ihe bond quotas sold In both Portland Ore. and Denver. Colo. In addition lo us bond selling appearances. II wM called upon i almost every hour of ihe day and night for participation in radio, broadcasts, recruiting drive, end entertainments in hospitals and training camp*.
Laat July u played for the apolia Aquatennial celebration and m September helped Tankton. s D obaerve ita *econd annual Midwest , Fa,mer« day. It will conclude IU Si*th War Lo»n t~Ur by Having for a Four Freedoms event in CMv* land. Ohio.
Under th» direction of Warrant Officer Mary N. W»terman. it has a regulsr job at Ftrt Dm Moines where it provides music for parades addition lo giving concerts on the Post and in the clly of Des Moines. Several of ltd members aleo form the WAC dano band which play» for dances at the Fort Dm Moines Service tlub.
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Caption reads: BESTEST BAND IN THE LAND-Marching trimly and smartly on the parade ground at the First WAC Training Center in Fort Des Moines, the 400th Army Service Forces band (all-WAC) is always on hand to play for ceremonies and parades. Tonight it will play for a sixth war loan show in the senior high school auditorium at 7:30 o'clock.
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