Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Nov 3 1957, Page 32

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 3, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaAt 24, Pat is a mighty Busy Young Man j l l d a three Little Debby and lady. Radio show in Springfield to. The two teen agers almost inseparable for four years were to be separated. There s Only one Pat said. Well get a few Days later they broke the news to or. Red who was flabbergasted. Why he protested the boy had t even shown he could earn a living. When they persisted or. Red gave in and even offered Finan Cial help but they declined it. Pat s parents meanwhile openly opposed the wedding. Pat and Shirley married secretly in the Church of Christ at Franklin about 12 Miles from Nashville. Witnesses were Mack Craig and his wife. How Pat Only 19 and a Legal minor Side stepped the usual requirement of getting his parents consent is a matter he does t discuss. It s obvious though that parental tensions led him to move to Texas when he was offered his first professional singing Job by a fort Worth to station. He enrolled at North Texas state teachers College. Shirley already was expecting their first baby. Singing jobs on to Don t come easily but this one did for Pat. The previous year he had entered and won the East Nashville Talent contest. Prize was an audition for Ted Mack s Amateur hour. In the summer of 1953, Pat went to new York and became a three time Winner on to. That got him the Texas Job. Soon he appeared on Arthur Godfrey s Talent scouts and won. He returned to Texas and buried himself in his books a Little More confident that his singing was Good enough to finance his Way through school. There followed a record contract an amazing series of hits and an invitation to become a Godfrey regular. Pat Boone s name became a household word. Now at 24, besides having his pockets full he s got his hands full there Are the to show movies records personal appear ances interviews then there Are his final semester of study at Columbia an ambition to repeat the straight a average he earned last Spring and a lurking Hope hell be invited to join Phi Beta Kappa. There Are his wife and three almost and there s Pat s incessant concern with turning every action into constructive Good. For a fellow to whom decisions Don t come easily some of his daily decisions could be fearful but it s not so according to Jack Spina who manages pal s business matters. When Pat has to choose Between his career and education he takes education when he has to choose Between education and his Home he chooses his Home. He s got a yardstick. That s How Pat rates and As for turning his career to constructive Good Pat seems to be clearest of All about where to direct it. We Are put on Earth for a he said recently in one of his rare moments of contemplation and i know my purpose. It s to try to leave the world a Little better than it was when i entered Clear through and deodorized too now fab washes clothes cleaner and whiter than Ever before and if Deodorizes too Wash Microscope magnifying fabric 100 times shows the amazing difference Between fab washed clothes and others washed with less effective products. Fab see picture no. 2 gets clothes clean Clear through not just surface clean. Not just bleached White or Blued White. Millions of women use was Day products see picture no. 1 that let soil and scum pile up in clothes. Do you dirt can cause odor no such problem with fab washed clothes. They re really clean yes clean Clear deodorized too picture no. Picture no. 2 up fab is the hard working heavy duty detergent for the whole family Wash. And dishes of course

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