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Hershey News (Newspaper) - August 27, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey news vol. 7 Hershey Pennsylvania August 27, 1959 no. 35 Chr. Carl Swarr hails comm. High Praise and congratulations for the cooperation and achievements of the eleventh anniversary Pennsylvania dutch Days committee went out this week from general chairman Carl s. Swarr As the big Folk festival opened today thursday in Hershey. Chairman Swarr applied the dutch adjective a Unver Gleich Lichy a a incomparable both tothe dutch Days Celebration and to the performance of his fellow committee men and women in preparing for the event. Serving on the committee in addition to Swarr Are executive committee a w. B. Kettering r. F. Evans and r. K. Hollinger vice chairmen w. R. Ward Secretary and treasurer g. W. Bartels l. S. Blisco j. E. Bobb l. C. Burris a. M. Huber or. P. E. Swope and past chairman h. L. Erdman. Crafts committee a Rufus , chairman Miles k. Long co chairman Priscilla Hoffman Alverta m. I no Dora r. Miller Carrie Shellenhamer h. J. Shellen Hamer Howard g. Shelly Mary b. Stable and Norman z. Stable. Agriculture committee a s. Frommeyer co chairman Alfred s. Dugan jr., Linus Fenicle Amos Jantz Howard h. Baum Dennis Hoke Glenn Miller Harry Schaffer Harold Stewart and Charles m. Wolgemuth games committee a Allen m. Hubei chairman Hiram a. Groff co chairman Elsie d. Groff Annabelle Huber Theodore f. Miller Harvey c. Reynolds Ethel Wagner and Helen m. Ward., general committee Annie Arnold Kenneth Dissinger Rufus k. Eby Ruth a. Erdman Ada m. Geesaman Alice e. Gruber Mary e. Hanshue Edna e. Heller Edwin a. Her rold Bertha Hummel n. L. Hunter Loretta m. Krodel Anna Lehman. Harry j. Long Frank Long Miriam m. Long Elaine Huber Long Ronnie Mccarley Sarah Mcmullen Candice Meashey n. Emerson Meashey Laura Muth. Alice w. Ramsey Ida a. Reynolds Clyde p. Stakes and Harold e. Stiffler. Advertising committee a Walter b. Kettering chairman Levi k. Flory co and safety committee George w. Bartels chairman Lloyd s. Blinco co chairman. Press radio to committee a Lawi ence c. Burri chairman Floyd w. Bye co chairman. Poultry festival committee lady Baden Powell will give address at 10th m. S. Hershey Day Observance m. S. Hershey Day a the Community a tenth annual tribute to the founder of the town its Industry and school for orphaned boys a will be observed at specially arranged ceremonies on sunday september 1.3. The Observance this year will occur on the exact Date of or. Hershey a birthday. He was born in Derry township on september 13, 1857. Coming to Hershey As distinguished guest speaker for the commemorative occasion will be lady Baden Powell widow of lord Baden Powell who is internationally known As the founder of boy scouting. Lady Baden Powell in her own right is prominent in the worlds girl scouting movement and hold the title of world chief guide girl guides being the european equivalent of the u. S. Girl scouting organization. As guest speaker Here she will deliver the traditional tribute to the memory of m. S. Hershey. Special music for the Observance will be presented by the cambrian male choir the famed 40-voice a Welsh choir of Cleveland Ohio. The m. S. Hershey Day program will be held at 2 . In the Hershey Community theatre under the of the Hershey rotary club. Four Hershey employees to retire on september first the september 1 retirement of four Hershey employees was announced this week by the Hershey chocolate corporation and the Milton Hershey school. Retiring Are Jerome h. Krall 231 Maple Avenue Hershey sales department of the Hershey chocolate corporation employed since july 14. 1 21. Raymond s. Baum Elizabethtown route 2 shipping department of the Hershey chocolate corporation employ a since August 17, 1925. Ovidio i it of Roluti 220 Linden Road Hershey moulding Depar Trident of the Hershey chocolate corporation employed since 18, 1924. Charles r. Dell Palmyra route 1 Milton Hershey school employed since August 9, 1954. Al. C. Kegerreis chairman g. W. Robinson co chairman. Poultry festival p. Seiple coordinator h. K. Kauffman exhibits chairman Earl Horst poultry Queen contest chairman Agnes moot cooking Queen contest chairman Eugene , food Booth chairman f. H. Leuschner Barbecue demonstration chairman and l. R. Blass Barbecue demonstration . R. Lindquist to speak Here or. Raymond in Odquist the twelfth annual religious service will be held on sunday evening August 30, in the Hershey Community theatre sponsored by the Dauphin county federation of menus Bible classes with the churches of the greater Harrisburg and surrounding communities cooperating. The program will begin at 6 45 p. M. With an Organ recital of sacred music by w. Purnell Payne . The Rev. Raymond 1. Lindquist d. A famous pastor of the first presbyterian Church at Hollywood California will be the guest minister and will speak on the subject a How can i make prayer More effective a. Or. Lindquist is Well known in this Aiea because of his unique ministry each holy week season in the Harrisburg forum. He has also been a featured speaker at the annual service in Hershey several times before. His Church in Hollywood is one of the largest presbyterian churches in the country and has trained Many dedicated Young people for life time service in the Christian education and missionary work. By popular request the Chancel choir of the Palmyra Church of the Brethren under the Dii Section of mrs. Kenneth Frey will furnish special music for the annual occasion. Or. Jack w. Boyer of let Moyne will direct the congregation in the hymn sing. I the Public is the dutch touch if you live in Hershey or if you re spending the week Here you Are in for a real dutch treat. Here in the heart of dutch country thousands Are gathered for the Celebration of the eleventh in anal dutch Days in Hershey Park. The popular event has grown to huge Proi portions since its comparatively modest beginning As an Outing held by a dutch dialect class of the her Sheji evening school. Its continued growth and Ever mounting interest stems from its colourful portrayal of the Pennsylvania German a a dutch culture. By its very nature t in dutch Days Celebration has come to capture the imagination and enthusiasm of the dutch and non dutch alike. Featuring the old time arts and crafts of that interesting segment of the american people dutch Days in the c chocolate town each year gives impetus to the reawakened interest in the cultural heritage of the Pennsylvania germans. The origin Pennsylvania dutch goes Back to the time when this country was still a wilderness. The first a a dutchmen were among the Many a europeans who came to the new world seeking religious and in Lotical Freedom. Those who came from the lower Rhine Valley Region of Germany and from Switzerland largely settled in the Eastern part of what is now Pennsylvania. They came to be known As the Pennsylvania germans or Pennsylvania dutch from the German Luch of the prosperous agricultural Region hereabouts was developed by those Hardy Folk As the Pioneer Farmers beat Back the wilderness. I heir women were skilled in the arts of homemaking and family rearing and the menfolk possessed Many talents in craftsmanship by which they furnished their Homes in a distinctive manner. arts Are revived each year during the dutch Days Celebration Here. Included among them Are a number of so called a lost arts which Are being tier Petu ated by Means of the interest fostered by the big. Folk a fast i it a Ltd. _.1��?T. A a super athletes to compete in world modern Pentathlon games in Hershey pageantry and super athletics will Mark the a a orld modern Pentathlon games which will be held at september 25-30. It will be the first time the big International Competition was Ever held on the North american continent. Each contestant entered in the Pentathlon must compete in All five events a Cross country Riding fencing pistol shooting swimming and Cross country running. The russian team is defending Champion. Dates tentative Sites and specifications for the events Are As follows september 26 a horsemanship Cross country Riding Over a 3,500-m.eter 2.2 Miles course beginning and ending near the Hershey stadium. The course runs Beh jul the Airport and across the Hill in front of the Milton Hershey school. September 27 a fencing will take place in the six arts Arena with each Man meeting All other contestants in a one touch five minute limit match with an epee. September 28 a pistol shooting will take place at the Harrisburg Hunters and anglers club or the state police Academy. Each fires 20 rounds from a distance of 25 meters Al amt 30 Yards. September 29�?swimming three Hundred meter swim at a to tuned on two Hershey news comm. Big. Hershey a. Bulk rate u. S. Postage paid Hershey a. Permit no. 13 Pearle a. Tschudy Apt. #2 481 North 5th St. Lebanon a. 3547 requested if undeliverable

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