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Hershey News (Newspaper) - July 9, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey news vol. 7 q Hershey Pennsylvania july 9, 1959 no. 28 the nations new 49-Star Flag made its official debut on july 4, and the same Day the Hershey chocolate corporation became one of the first industries to Fly the Banner which includes a Star for the state of Alaska. In the photo above three Hershey chocolate corporation officials a president s. F. Hinkle left chairman of the Board j. J. Gallagher Center and superintendent of production c. J. Speicher a examine the new Field Aita gement with its staggered rows of stars before the Flag was raised Over the Hershey Plant. At the right preparing to raise the new Flag Are Samuel Brandt Bachmanville at left and Ottavio Pace of Hershey. Pace and Brandt Are employed in the chocolate corporations Longitude department which has the responsibility for flying the Flag daily Over the Plant. William k. Wagner is department supervisor. Pace has been a member of the Flag detail for More than Twenty years. The flags at the Hershey chocolate corporation Are flown every Day throughout the year. With the raising of the 49-Star Banner Here the chocolate corporation joined a an Independence Day Observance that included colourful Flag raising ceremonies at fort Mchenry in Baltimore Birthplace of a the Star spangled Banner a and at Independence Hall in Philadelphia Birthplace of the nation. New flags were hoisted also at the . Capitol and the White House. The new 49-Star Flag has a Field of seven staggered rows of seven stars each. Alaska became the 49th state last january but under the Law a new flags birthday is always on july 4. Hawaii is expected to become the 50th state in the near future but the 50th Star will not be added to the Flag until july 4, 1960. The last previous change in the Flag was in 1912, when stars were added for new Mexico and Arizona. Shades of world War one old style biplane whose Home in not is the air Park is reminiscent if you re old enough of the two wingers which gained Fame As the latest in fighter planes in the first world War. This one owned by Hershey air Park operator Han a Williamson actually dates from world War two it was manufactured for civil Pilot training in August 1944. But there has been Little change in design since its ancestors were flown in France by Captain Eddie Ricken Backer and other pilots of 1917. That a , manager of the Hershey flying service about to wind up the planets propeller Pilot is John Sowers of Hummelstown one of regular fifteen year old biplane is used for sport flying and for towing air signs Williamson said but not for commercial flights. A Meyers saw it plane this particular Model was first designed at the old Penn Harris Airport at Harrisburg in 1929. Appoint foul and Kuntz to positions at Hershey lumber products division Terence g. Faul has been appointed general manager of Hershey lumber products a division of Hershey estates it was announced Here at the end of bust week by John b. Sollento Ger president of Hershey estates. At the same time c. Kline Kuntz was named sales manager of the lumber products division. Announcement of the appointments came following the retirement of d. Paul Witmer who had headed the Hershey lumber products for Many years. F aul has been associated with the Hershey estates in an engineering capacity since 1951. A native of Quakertown pa., he was graduated from Quakertown High school and served in world War two As an air Force navigator in the european theater of operations. After wartime service Faul attended Lehigh University where he received the Bachelor of science degree in civil engineering in 1949. Prior to coming to Hershey he was employed in Harrisburg by Gannett Fleming Corddry and Carpenter. He lives at 820 Cocoa Avenue and is married to the former Arlene Reinhart. The Pauls Are the parents of two children Terry Lee 9, and Betty Lou 5. Kuntz the new sales manager has been associated with continued on tafe two Hershey news comm. Big. Hershey a. Sulk rate u. S. Postage paid Hershey a permit no. 13 3547 requested if undeliverable
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