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Lebanon Daily News (Newspaper) - December 18, 1969, Lebanon, Pennsylvania New Baby Has A Name DAILY NEWS Engaged Mr and Mrs Earl E Groff of Manheim RD 3 announce the engagement of their daughter Janet to Harold Eugene Bross He is the son of Mr and Mrs Charles U RD 1 The prospective bride is a 1969 graduate of Man heim Central High School She is employed by Walter Mover Company Her fiance is a 1969 graduate of Eastern Leba non County High School He is employed by Stiegel Printing Edgar Henrys Wed 43 Years Mr and Mrs Edgar Henry of 1015 Church St are ob serving their wed ding anniversary today They were married in 1926 by the Rev J Calvin Fisher of St Marks United Church of Christ Mrs Henry the former Elsie Bressler is the daughter of the late and Mrs Solo mon Bressler Mr Henry Is the son of the Jate Mr and Mrs James Henry He has been an employe Leb anon Paper Box Company for 46 years The Henrys are the parents of seven children Betty Mrs Karl Cleona Helen Mrs M Louis Lebanon Harold Grand Forks Air Force Base N Stanley Lebanon Edgar June and Robert all at home Eighteen grandchildren com plete the family Sponsor Party Members of the Quota of Lebanon held a Christmas party for patients in Ward 341 in the Schuylkill Building at Wernersville State Hospital Wednesday afternoon Fiftytwo patients w e r e treated to a spaghetti dinner a visit from Santa Glaus fa vors and cookies Four v ol un t e e r s par They were Mrs Lucy Hartnett Mrs Evelyn Mrs Alice Hill arid Mrs Hilda Morrissey Harold Neale son of Mr and Mrs Harold N Darkes ol 110 N Railroad Charles Ro land son of Mr and Mrs Thomas R Heagy of 210 E Maple Cleona Jade Mi chelle daughter of Mr and Mrs James Lanigan of 126A Cherry Palmyra Kevin Matthew son of Mr and Mrs Lewis M McMur trie of 35 N Third St Paul M son of Mr and Mrs Paul M Martin Sr of Myerstown RD 2 David Paul son of Mr and Mrs Jerry A Wolfe of 337 E Maple Annville son of Mr and Mrs Larry Dale Kreiser Sr of Fredericksburg RD 1 Lori Ann daughter of Mr and Mrs James R Engle Sr of Manheim RD 4 Richard Thomas son of Mr and Mrs John E Gingrich of 133 N Fourth St Dorianne daughter of Mr and Mrs Harold L Passen ger of 538 E Derry Road Hershey Ronald Marc son of Mr and Mrs Ronald S Willman of 203 E Maple St James Joseph son of Mr and Mrs James T Dunlap of 12 N Charlotte Manheim Amy Jean daughter of Mr and Mrs James F Boyer of Main Street Fredericksburg Curtis Lynn son of Mr and Mrs Glenn Moyer of Rich land RD 1 Renee Eileen daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Werni of 710 Noble St Mathew Wesley son of Mr and Mrs William J Leiphart of Box 181 Schaefferstown Christine Anne daughter of Mr and Mrs Gerald L Yeakley of 22 W Washington Myerstown Steven Christopher son of Mr and Mrs Ronald E Stager of 320 E Hemlock Palmyra Teresa Louise daughter of Mr and Mrs Nicholas of 311 New St Christopher Scott son of Mr and Mrs David H Truax of 47 W Church Annville Jeffrey Michael son of Mr and Mrs Robert Innocent of Lebanon RD 2 Brian Neil son of Mr and Mrs Dennis N Mann of 502 N First St Karol Lynn daughter of Mr and Mrs Ralph N Heck of 231 W Main Myerstown David Gerald son of Mr and Mrs Robert I Sells of 242A Lincoln Palmyra Trie New Baby Has A column appears weekly Parents ana friends are invited to call or tend IK names ef new babies Lebanon Thursday December 18 1969 After A Fashion Marriage License Returns On File Page 45 Peter Duchin Not Goes To Saville Row For Clothes Note Birthdays Mrs Charles Truax of 327 N Eleventh is observing her birthday today Her daugh ter Roxie Lynn will celebrate her second birthday Saturday A family dinner will mark the occasion By MARIAN CHRISTY NEW YORK Peter Duchin has an in extinguishable sense of When he heard President Nixons speech about Vietnam and a just peace and then the reaction from the silent he instantly decided to cut a rock album of the same name as a clever little musical spoof on current events The lead song which he has just finished is titled No One Knows My And he canb help but ana the political overtones of the Nixon speech Its a big push by Nixon to get Wallace Peter a husky 6foot2inch man with a 200pound physique is now scouring Greenwich Village Joints to pick up a group of completely unknown musicians to help him do a musical job on Washington Cover Blank The Silent Majority cover already in the works absolutely blank except for the title now 31 says With all the silence in the world you really dont get a clearcut picture of whats The revealing statement meant in reverse was under scored with the famous Duchin grin and delivered in a tone tinged with sar casm Duchin has played the White House for the Ken and Johnsons but has never made it with the Nixons Its not unexpected that 31 yearold son of the illustrious society band leader of the 30s Eddie Duchin has more than a passing interest in political events Peters mother the socially registered Marie Norton died six months after his birth and Peter was reared by the A v e r e 11 The world of mil soon became his world When Peter could talk and understand the ways of Washington namely at age 7 Mr Harriman had heart talks with his foster son about in diplomatic circles Mrs Harriman a devoted friend of Peters mother took it upon herself to PIANIST Peter and bis wife Cherry the former Cheray daughter of a rich New York investor Mary Dads Arrival Drunk Prefaced Miracle DEAR MARY HAWORTH There are two children in my family and I seriously doubt that either of them will ever fall prey to the temptations of alcohol This is due not only to the Influence of church and Sunday School teaching but also to the at home as a of their fathers drinking The absolute last straw was on Christmas Eve last year The employes Christmas party at his place of work was preferred by him to gathering with us around the tree at home for carols and the true Christmas story That alone was enough to hurt Dark Night Led To Blessed Day But when Daddy came home both drunk and physically abusive and the local police were called by our the entire episode took on the quality of a nightmare the SNEAKERS by tee Mary details of which are too painful to relate Strangely enough however Christmas Day itself was one of the most blessed ever spent I think the reason was that God wrought one of His never ending miracles in our home The entire night was passed in and the only prayer I could pray was is He in you than he who is in the world I strongly recommend this commitment to God of all our problem associates I have learned that God is able to transform any relationship any person marvellously I recommend Him as our help for all seasons Many Thanks For Valuable Reminder Dear Many thanks for your valuable reminder that God is the incomparable when we open our heart to His ways of redeeming human nature Your recollections and reflections are very timely with the Christmas holidays hard by bringing the usual discordant accompaniment of pagan revelry known a s Christmas I dont doubt that countless families will have occasion to try your formula for creating peace when the poppa comes weaving home somewhat too full of Christmas cheer on Christmas eve or Christmas dawn Widowers Looking For Genial Widow DEAR MARY HAWORTH I am a widower 68 retired a veteran of World War I My wife passed away nearly three years ago I have two sons grown and on their own whom I seldom see unless I go to visit them which I find a bit tiring just sitting around For the past year I have been trying to find a companionable widow I dont mind if she has children to share my situation and help pass the time I own two bungalows in the suburbs Each has five rooms I live in one of t h e s e properties She could have two rooms to herself and share the kitchen and bath I would be glad to discuss arrangements with any responsible interested person A Proposal Or A Proposition DEAR It isnt clear whether you are offering marriage or a paid job as housekeeper or a kept woman proposition some one to be your mistress and caretaker in exchange for room and board if you find the agreeable widow I would think that a com worth having in the circumstances would be a person worth marrying Applicants available on other terms would be dubious risks Im afraid bringing more trouble than help to the scene To minimize loneliness get into social action on a reputable circuit Try Golden Age older folks social clubs study groups and recreations projects Your local YMCA or parish house or the public library information center can furnish clues This is the right approach to finding a suitable girl friend Mary counsels through her column Write her in core of the Lebanon Daily News see that he practiced the piano regularly Daddy Duchin broken up over his wifes untimely death went on extended tours around the world When he did stop at the posh Harriman household to check up on sons musical heritage hed have a ruler ready to rap Peters knuckles if certain chords went astray But it has all worked in Peters behalf After he got out of the Army his first musical job was at the St Regis for a cool weekly salary of and he stayed there for three years making merry music for customers who said they got deaf at dis As of today Peter is booked through the end of 1973 and between record sales and television spots he in his own way a millionaire Duchins band highest paid in the United States with the exception of Herb Alpert Second Interest Understandably his second interest is politics wont run for public office despite uncasual overtures from the Democratic party Peter stumped the California circuit for Robert Kennedy a personal friend and since the assassination some of the enthusiasm has waned Peter Duchin couldnt care less about fashion or sohe says But his wife the former Cheray Zauderer he calls her daughter of a rich New York investor has introduced him to the finer things of life like Blass shirts and Yves St Laurent ties And now he goes to Lon don once a year to have a tailor based near Saville Row whip up his suits And he used to be even in frigid Manhattan weather until his law took pity on him a John Weitz coat in a color that he calls pur Actually he is explicit on the subject of clothes pre fer funkie Next Sunday Milton Greene the famous fashion photo grapher who snapped Marilyn Monroe in the flesh will meet the Duchins in their Mt Kisco N which was recently Vandalized Peter plans to wear faded dungarees and an old with Cinzano stamped across it His headgear a leather fishing hat that has been smashed around is to quote him smelly and The record is to be called Home Baby and the fashion is deliberately underplayed because the idea is that he is coming home baby in rags Despite his outward disdain for Duchin has very good taste Last week he wandered into Saks and bought Cherry a patchwork quilt skirt by Adolfo He has no idea it was a choice but merely thought it looked groovy something like wearing a Peter met Cherry at a deb party in Palm Beach eight years ago and the courtship lasted three years because Peter a swinging bachelor wasnt sure he should or could settle down to love and marriage The Duchins now live in a posh town house on 71st Street near Fifth Avenue and have two children who are showing healthy signs of being musically inclined Jason the son is taking weekly guitar lessons after watching Glen Campbell do his stuff on tele vision Courtney 2 dances to Daddys recordings or live practice sessions which begin in the music room every day Peter went to Yale and Virginia Payette graduated in 1958 but not be fore trying his hand at haute spent the summer of 1957 in Paris where he studied music at the French Conservatory and lived on a barge moored in the Seine and his signature was a swishy opera cape It was my Bohemian he says His senior year at Yale he tried to oppose ROTC on campus and he got up a printed folder that begged students to demonstrate with him on campus His recol lection After all my hustling only 12 people showed I guess I was ahead of my Duchin who made 14 albums for Decca has now joined Bell records owned by Columbia and the bigwigs have given him carte blanche to try new sounds Duchin wants to do more rock but interpolated with society band sounds And hes got his eyes on the movies He tried acting once with a bit part in The World of Henry but it was a big Hop at least from Peters point of view The egos were too big on the he says And I couldnt stand all those people following me around with a powder Universal Pictures has however signed Peter to do music for films and in the summer of 1970 when hes at his hideaway in The following marriage li cense returns are those on file today in the Municipal Building Clare J Brungart Myerstown RD 1 and Patricia A Coleman of Fredericksburg RD 1 married Dec 13 at Fredericksburg by the Rev Grant N Miller Lester L Kauffman and Sue Ann Gibson both of Jonestown RD 2 married Dec 6 in East Hanover Township by Stanford Miller justice of the peace Guy R of 1030 Guilford St and Judith A Lesher of Lebanon RD 1 married Dec 6 in Rexmont by the Rev Gregory Smith Jacob R Geesey 3rd of 618 S Broad St and Gloria J Garrison of Annville RD 1 married Dec 6 in Lebanon by the Rev Harry W James Kosh Jr of 115 Mifflin St and Lynette F Stick of 286 S St married Dec 13 in Jones Jr Girl Scouts At Holiday Party A Christmas parly was held by members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 379 from Christ Presbyterian Church day evening at the church hall Fortyone girls attended Gifts were exchanged and carols were sung As a community service project terrycloth slippers were made and sent to the Elizabethtown State Crippled Childrens Tray favors were made and sent to the patients at Hill Farm Nursing Home Ann ville and to the residents of Spang Crest Mrs Ronald Peiffer i s leader She is assisted by Mrs Donald Witmeyer and Mrs Allen Fields Committee women assisting were Mrs John W Miller Miss Kathryn Keller Miss Lois Mark Mrs William Dengler and Mrs Robert Heilman town by the Rev George P Atkins Dale R Meyer of 521 N Twelfth St and Shirley M McDaniels of 431 Jones married Dec 6 in Lebanon by the Rev Lawrence C Roller Herbert G Yingst of Leba non RD 4 and Elinor J Herr of Annville RD 2 married Dec 6 in East Hanover Township by the Rev Carl J Swanger Benjamin C Class of West Main Street Annville and Ana R Quiles of 206 W Main Annville married Dec 6 in Annville by the Rev A E Kline Lee N Grumbine and Catherine L Barr both of 423 Crowel married Dec 6 in Lebanon by the Rev Thomal Anderman John P Kreiser of King and Oak Streets Jonestown and I Mease of Jones town RD 2 married Dec 13 at Greenpoint by the Rev Mer rilt Jeffers Richard Dissinger of 23 E Locust St and Carol J Buss of 511 N Seventh Ave married Dec 6 in North Lebanon by Ben M Hower justice of the peace Samuel L Bohaczyk of Ono and Violet M Planken of Annville RD 2 married Dec 12 in Swatara Township by the Rev Harry Dorley Stanley R Oxenreider of Womelsdorf and Anna S Witters of 428 N Twelfth St married Dec 13 in Womels dorf by the Rev Paul S Fisher Club Has Party The annual Christmas party for members of the Lebanon Countdown TOPS Club was held Wednesday evening at the Candle Glo Restaurant Palmyra Games were played under the supervision of Mrs Eva Edwards Prizes were awarded to Mrs Virgil Schrum Mrs Ann Saylor Mrs Bonnie Day Mrs Helen Heisey Mrs Kitty Lutz Mrs Nan Miller Mrs Lois Eisen hower Mrs Betty Binner Mrs Irene Uhlig and Mrs Mary Tobias Buckingham a auto ride from Montreal hell do a score Meanwhile Sears has had him do an endorsement ad as has Haig and Haig Scotch for the Christmas holidays The remuneration was groovy in both instances but Peter is more interested in music than money Musk not dough makes the world go he says Peter should know Hes got plenty of both Troop Has Yule Party Eighteen members of Brownie Troop 908 from St Lukes Episcopal Church held their Christmas party Wednesday evening at the parish house Games were played Re were served Songs were sung and gifts were exchanged The appearance of Santa Claus in the person of James M highlighted the party He distributed gifts of candy to the girls Members of the refreshment committee were Kathryn Kolovani Nannette Rudolph Dana Sandra Graby Linda Scantzos Mrs Billiard Gray assistant leader and Mrs Ramon leader The next meeting will be held Jan 7 at the parish house Grant Divorces Two divorce decrees have been handed down in the coun ty courts They are Mary C Simpson 43 quill winder 227 Mifflin from Frederick J Simpson 52 first roll hand 227 Mifflin St Pauline K Heffelfinger 39 factory worker Lawn from Eugene C Heffelfinger 37 sawmill worker Mt Aetna Tivo Years Old Kristin Marie Erode daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Richard B Erode 436 Pershing celebrated her second birth day on Wednesday A family party was held in her honor Puzzler Of The Day We hear a lot about the generation gap but the big puzzler of the day is How can you blame the gap on the generations when up pops Margaret out in front of the parade Miss Mead in case youre not up on things like this is the queen of anthropology the bubbly who moves into the Now Genera tion when she lectures on the restlessness of the young One way to close that mys gap she says is to let kids smoke pot when they reach 16 Three birthdays later they should be allowed to drink And vote Thats not all She also takes it as a hope Kathy Fire stone is having a cake and family party today for her fifth birth day She is the daugh ter of Mr and Mrs P M Firestone Trailer Court Jody A ond Joel W Meyer ore ions of Mr and Mrs Joel A Meyer of Palmyra RO 1 Jody was one year old Dee 7 Joel is four old today They being feted at a party ful sign that our young people are rebelling all over the place Because she says adults dont know whats going on theyre unprepared to run the modern world And the kids know it Miss Mead thinks ing marijuana will reduce friction between the old and the young What seems to bug her most are those tyrants with a cigarette in one hand and a martini in the other who say You cannot to teenagers She even went all the way to Washington to tell this tn a Senate subcommittee on drugs And because she is THE Margaret Mead who probably knows more about primitive culture than almost anybody else around the startled senators listened After all if she knows all that much about primitive behavior whos better quali fied to talk about he younger generation Actually Miss Mead is quite a gal In the as the kids say And she always has been since the age of 24 when she sailed off to the South Seas learned to hula and whipped out a bestseller about adolescence in Samoa Today shes superstar professor at Colum bia University and curator emeritus of ethnology at the American Museum of Na tural History Her lectures are witty and sparkling and draw SRO crowds Her books are still bestsellers And since anthropology Is the study of man Professor Mead speaks out on anything that affects pot to pollution to protest The big fuss over pot she says is more dangerous than the drug itself She tried it once years ago and didnt like it But she doesnt think its all that dangerous Most medical men disagree violently with Miss Meads theory One even waxed so poetically wrathful that he called her testimony the dirty deed of Margaret Shes not too happy about the way we parents are rais ing our kids either Says that old wheeze Now when I was a just doesnt cut it any marc Theres a whole new ball game now We are living in a plane tary society with no more Miss Mead says The children realize they have a tremendous for keeping the world from being destroyed They also have to face the fact that the adults dont know whats happen This in her mind is why young folks need to make way for the new with a kind of social bulldozing knocking down all lie expres sions of the past Because to them it is one colossal fail If she keeps talking like it wont be much longor before our kids disown if they petition Miss Moart to adopt she hasnt already Engaged Mr and Mrs Norman W Eisenhower of 300 S Ave announce the engagement of their daugh ter Christine Marie to Lt lame F Hall 2nd Army He i the son of the Rev and Mr James F Hall of 292 Old Kingston Road Lexington Ky The prospective hride is a 1969 graduate of Cedar Crest High School She is employed by the Peoples National Bank of Lebanon as a secretary Her fiance is a 1967 grad of High Ohio He attended Col lege in Anderson Tnd He had stationed at Fort Lee with the 36th Civ il Affairs Company He leaves Jan 5 for Vietnam
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