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Hershey News (Newspaper) - January 1, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey a a. 5 a m vol. 7 Hershey Pennsylvania january 1, 1959 no i review of old year recalls happenings with this edition of the Hershey news we of the Community of Hershey und friends of Hershey throughout the area have turned another Corner and have set sail into 1959. Here at the Hershey news office we have unveiled our new Calendar with optimistic anticipation of what a ahead. At the same time we have followed the tradition of taking another Long look at the year just behind. Digging into the Hershey news files for the year 1957 has recalled to mind some of the happenings on the local scene. Many of them Are memorable some have slipped Back into Corners of our memory and will be interesting to recall. In order to stimulate our recollections of 1957 we have compiled a review of some of the years highlights. The review is necessarily Brief Ait is More or less a spot Check of the happenings achievements and Progress that marched across the local scene. January 1958 or. And mrs. M. Luther Haldeman 440 Elm Avenue won the grand prize in the rotary club sponsored Christmas Home decorating Hershey Junior College chapter was chartered by Phi Theta Kappa National Junior College honorary Scholastic society. Red striped unidentified flying object was reported Over Palmdale. C. J. Speicher and h. M. Spangler were elected to the Board of directors of the Hershey National Bank. Cd a a. Veteran employee of the Hershey Telephone company was honoured by the Keystone Council of Telephone pioneers. Frank Bybee Hershey chocolate corporation employee and former Well known baseball player received the. Hershey Lions club award for outstanding Community service. Hershey estates Lii sundry began the Observance of its fiftieth year. February Thomas w. Mason was appointed manager of the Cocoa . K. Huber i tired cashier of the Hershey National Bank was named treasurer of the sixteenth annual National blowing contest and soil conservation exposition to be held in August 21-22. A Hershey units of the Penn Sylvania National guard held open House at their new armory at Caracas Avenue and Ridge Road. A a ,. Derry schools were selected to inaugurate the use of Stan Nous fluoride in the dental Hygiene clinic As an Aid to the prevention of tooth decay. Eleven truck Drivers of the Hershey chocolate corporation earned the Safe Driver award sponsored by the National Fleet division of the National safety Council George Bomgardner Calvin g r 0 a Harry Heffelfinger Oliver Hetrick Charles Landis Anthony Scheer Edwin Strohm w. P. Yerger Richard Deaven Wilbur Haas and William Rittle. Employees of the Hershey a a. A. Up Iii chocolate corporation established their Best Plant safety record during the year 1957, it was announced by the National safety Council placing the corporation seventh in National rankings among food industries of the Hershey class. Felix Kaspar twice world Champion figure skater was signed As Hershey sports Arena professional. March recorded music Section was added to the Hershey free Library. Hershey farms were accepted As the largest individual farm acreage Ever placed in Pennsylvania a soil conservation Progi am. Sixty. Dog owners were a a graduated from the Community clubs annual dog continued on Page two Home decorating grand prize goes the grand prize in the 1958 Christmas Home decorating contest was awarded to g. R. Sponaugle of 115 Para Avenue after a thorough Survey of Derry township on monday evening by a panel of judges. The awards program is sponsored As a Community service project by the Hershey rotary club. Other awards announced by project chairman George Booth Best window or doorway a 1. Harry Etter g6 Cedar Avenue 2. George Mcclees 360 Maple Avenue 3. I. J. Jeffries 260 Elm Avenue honorable mention a Paul Curry 344 Maple Avenue and William Saye 352 Maple Avenue. Best lighting display�?1. Benny Clemente 333 West Caracas Avenue 2. Richard Deangelis 326 West Areba Avenue 3. J. M. Van Scyoc 1201 West Cherry Street Palmyra Palmdale honorable mention Robert k. Schelhorn 420 Elm Avenue and Alger Giilmore 545 East Derry Road. Most original display�?1. Henry Nixon 260 East Granada Avenue 2. Peter Perin 218 West Areba Avenue 3. Richard Arnold 366 Elm Avenue. Most artistic display�?1. Virginia Strawderman 320 governor Road 2. Mark Iba 225 Glen Road Glen acres 3. Harold Stohler South Hills honorable mention Blaine Hess 817 Fishburn Road. Milton Hershey school units�?1. Farm 41, Maple Lawn 2. Farm 37a, Gro mor and farm 35, Pine Hurst honorable mention Apple Hurst one of the Highl hits of 1958 in Hershey the National blowing contest and soil conservation exposition held August 21 and 22 in conjunction with the annual dutch Days Celebration. The twin events were attended by Many thousands of persons from All Over the nation As Well As providing an interesting period of time for local area residents. Photo above shows the huge White lettered a Welcome to Hershey on Patty a Hill below the Milton Hershey schools Junior senior High school. The a a Welcome sign was placed especially for the a world series of agriculture exposition and dutch Days. A review of the past years news events begins in the columns at left. 94 retired Here during old year in reviewing the year 1958, and with the strains of a Sauld Lang syne filling the air it is fitting to retired from positions with the Hershey chocolate corporation Hershey estates and the Milton Hershey school during the year just ended. The 1958 retirees their departments and length of service Hershey chocolate corp. January a. W. Ginder bean dept., 28 years Christian k. Heist and. Moulding 24 years George m. Frazier moulding 18 years Charles s. Dissinger Muk bar 24 years w. W. Houghton Cocoa bean purchasing 40 years. February Harry d. Drescher Stock room 45 years Edna s. Houser wrapping 32 years a Vel g. Deppen moulding 26 years. March Mabel e. Spancake tin can 34 years Frank Eisenhauer Longitude 24 years Nazzareno Gaspari plow room 26 years Howard u. Swope Lebanon Creamery 5 years. April Charles s. Shertzer steel Rolls 30 years Julius a Lowe Longitude 38 years Domenico Dicola steel Rolls 34 years. May Ray a. Curry printing 28 years John a. Blauch printing 41 years Frank Desantis wrapping 24 years Irvin n. Schwenck steel Rolls 38 years James f. Shifflett shipping 13 years Joseph Cialone condensing 29 years Francesco Elmi hulling 36 years George Eisenhour moulding 39 years. June a u d i o Cappelli plow room 28 years Angelo Pollini Longitude 35 years Arthur e. Stone moulding 24 years Edward b. Zulick milling 38 years. July a. E. Woody sales 36 years a. C. Muscheid sales 36 years f. A. Perkins sales 25 years Archie d. Gruber printing 42 years Albert Ferretti condensing 32 years Samuel g. Eshleman wrapping 26 years. Augusta Mabel m. Lingle Central files 51 years Robert c. Bowman moulding 33 years w. G. Van Scyoc sales 21 years. September Ben f. Sisson sales 27 years e. B. Lewis accounting office 38 years e. N. Desjardins sales 26 years John a deck shipping 14 years Ada b. Espen it cd Atina cd re c fowl night before Christmas brought a visit from Santa Claus for the youngsters at the Milton Hershey schools Kaaba cottage at the main. Photo above shows Bobby Nelson in a Man to Man talk with the genial red suited gent during the Christmas eve party. Twelve boys were guests of Honor at the party at the cottage attended also by 2q adults including visitors and members of the school staff and faculty. The fun and festivity were highlighted by Holiday refreshments and the distribution of gifts. Photo Grant Custer Hershey news comm. Big. Hershey a. Fulk Rati u. S. Postage paid Hershey. A permit no. 13 3547 requested if

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