The Community Bulletin (Abilene, Texas), No. 20, Saturday, December 30, 1967 Page: 3
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The Community Bulletin
Saturday, December 30, 1967
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At home, on May 18. Although we VISITORS IN ABILENE
have not spoken, I do not hesitate
for all that, to speak of the bear- Marine, Dennis Goodlow, was in Abilcnc
or, Mr. Bridgetowor, as a master of for the Christmas Holidays. MIr. Goodlow
his instrument, a very skillful vir- believes that in a few weeks he is bound
tuoso worthy of recommendation. Be- for Viet Nan.
sides concertos, he plays in quar- Marino, Wlter Cumings, visited his
ters in a most praiseworthy manner family for the holidays
and I wish very much that you would dam Oliphant, son of Reav T, Oliphant
make him known better. He has al1- visited his family and friends for the
ready made the acquaintance of Lob- holidays. Mr Adam Oliphant is presently
kowitz, Fries and many other dis- working with PRIDE, a local Washington,
tinguished admirers. I believe that D. C. organization to help the ghettos
it would not be unwise to bring him help themselves; and, Adam is also buildsome
evening to Theresa Schonfold's ing a construction company
who I know has many friends.... (nytim you have relatives
-- .......back for a visit, give the
These words were written by the immortal Ludvig Bulltin a call at 0R7-9670).
Van Beethoven. He was singing the praises of George
Bridgetower, one of the outstanding violinists and ABIIENIAN'S ORGANIZATION
composers of his day, Beethoven was taken by the TO BE SEN AT
skill and ability Bridgetower demonstrated in music, ROSE BOIL PARADE
At the age of ten, Bridgetower had taken Paris
by storm with his first major violin concert. This While you are watching the
was in 1789. So great was his skill and appeal that ose Bowl Parade Monday, watlCh
he was sponsored by the Prince of Wales. losely for the Mississippi
His parents recognized his musical ability and did Valley State College Band.
their best to develop it. He studied under the finest his band is appearing for the
available teachers, for who could ask for better in- econd timr in 3 years in thiL
structors than Haydn, 3arthelmon, or Giornovichi. As vent, One of the Bandts As
a matter of fact, the many friends of the young prodigy
insisted that he meet Deothoven.;.whi quickly joined
the ranks of Bridgetower admirers. Deethoven even
appeared in concert with the Abyssinian Prince, as
Dridgetower was called.
More than forty piano-forte suites flowed from
KNOW THE NEGRO THROUGH HIS LITERATURE
(Beginning a new year, let not the minorities lose
faith. Remember this poem by Lucian B, Watkins.)
A PRAYER OF THE IRCE TIHT GOD WADE 3BLCK
We would be peaceful, Fathr--but, when we must,
Help us to thunder hard the blow thatts just!
Ire would be prayerfu;: Lord, when we have prayed,
Let us arise courageous-unafraid!
We would be manly-proving well our worth,
Then would not cringe to any god on earth!
tWe would be loving and forgiving, thus
To love our neighbor as Thou lovcst us!
We would be faithful, loyal to the RightNt
tcr doubting that the Day will follow Night!
distant Directors is Mr. Lawrence
Horn of Abilene, Mr.
Horn is a graduate of Woodson
High School, where he was band
captain during his senior year
He has been assistant director
nd woodwind instructor at
Mis.siss-)ippi Valley State College
for the past three
DE SURE TO SEE THIS BAND
............ :: :: - ,
We would be all that Thou
hast meant for man,
Up through the ages, since
the world began!
God! save us in Thy Heaven,
where all is well!
We come slow-struggling
up the Hills of Hell!
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Caver, Howard & Caver, Clara. The Community Bulletin (Abilene, Texas), No. 20, Saturday, December 30, 1967, newspaper, December 30, 1967; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41728/m1/3/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.