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December 19, 1955.  8 pm

Auditorium, Memphis, Tn.

Hill-Billy Star To Be Featured In Charity Show

   Memphis´ own hill-billy singing star - Elvis Presley - will head-line  the  variety  part  of  Les Wolfe´s seventh annual Christ-mas charity wrestling - musical show at the Auditorium tonight.

   The Memphis boy has become one of the top favorites in the nation in two years. Only a few weeks ago he signed a long-term recording contract with RCA.

   Slim Rhodes and his Moun-taineers will open the charity event  at  8  p.m.  with  a  30-min-ute  concert,  featuring  the  sing-ing antics of Speck Rhodes.

   The Dixie Dolls, four glamor-ous gals with dancing feet, will present a mambo number. They are Peggy Holden, Reesie White, Charlotte  Morgan  and  Dottie Lee.

   Sharing the spotlight with the experienced entertainers will be 15-year-old Jo Haynes of White-haven, who will present a mod-ern jazz number and twirl a fire baton.

   Trent  Wood,  staff  announcer of WMCT, The Commercial Ap-peal television station, will be master of ceremonies of the va-riety program.

   All proceeds from tonight´s show  will  be  divided  between The Commercial Appeal-Ameri-can Legion Christmas Basket Fund and the Memphis Press- Scimitar Goodfellows.

   Tickets  will  be  on  sale  at  9 this  morning  at  Florsheim´s, Main and Madison.