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Hershey News (Newspaper) - March 5, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey news vol. 7 Hershey Pennsylvania March 5, 1959 no. 10 prize winning essays were written by this group of Hershey High school sophomores in the annual contest sponsored by the ladies auxiliary of the Hershey american legion Post. Congratulating the winners is mrs. John d. Emerich second from right chairman of the legion auxiliary project. In the photo from left Dale Bohnii son of or. And mrs. George t. Bohner of 628 Cocoa Avenue honorable mention Glenn Yocum son of or. And mrs. Earl Yocum of 1041 West main Street Palmyra third prize tie William Cave son of or. And mrs. Frank d. Cave of 1340 Harding Avenue Palmyra first prize Patricia , daughter of or. And mrs. Daniel w. Deets of 59v Trinidad Avenue third prize tie mrs. John d. Pm Erich and Vladimir Cini son of or. And mrs. Vladimir m. Cini of 142 West Areba Avenue second prize. The essay contest theme was a your american heritage. The first prize essay by William Cave has been entered by the local legion ladies auxiliary in the Tri county Council judging to select an entry for statewide rotarians to gather Here Hershey will be the scene of the forty fifth annual conference of District 739, rotary International on March 14-15-16, with conference sessions at the Community building. District 739 embraces 38 rotary club throughout the Harrisburg Lebanon Lan Caster York Carlisle area of Pennsylvania with some 2,400 members. The Lebanon and Myers town rotary clubs will be hosts for the big annual District event. District governor Mark h. Tice of the Lebanon club will preside. Guest speaker at the climaxing program at 8 15 . On monday March 16, will be Julio a. Lacarte Uruguay a ambassador to the United states. His address will be Given in the Community theatre. Theme of the conference is a understanding Quot a the need of our other conference highlights will include the election of officers talks by rotary International officials and the presentation of miss Mary Ann Gemmill of Camp Hill the District foundation Fellowship student. The conference will open saturday March 14, with a variety program in the Little theatre at 7 45 . A rotary worship service will be held in the Community theatre on sunday evening March 15, at 7 45 ., with the Rev. Or. C. Eugene Blum delivering the Sermon. Three plenary sessions Are corp school glee club director serves As guest conductor Virgil l. Alex arnder director of the Milton Hershey school glee club and vocal music director of the school was honoured by the Lancaster county music educators association when he was selected to be guest conductor of the Lancaster county schools annual choral festival last massed chorus of More than 200 voices plus three soloists and a choral ensemble Sang under alexanders direction in the auditorium of Columbia High school on saturday Febi uary 28, after rehearsing a program of 16 selections throughout the Day. A similar Honor was extend Cunti Nudd of Page we the Hershey ambulance corps this week directed an Appeal to anyone interested in becoming Active in the corps program of Community service. Robert k. Raffensperge a member of an ambulance corps recruitment committee urged a every Man and woman who is interested to attend a meeting at the Hei Shey fire Hall on sunday March 8, at two of clock w Hen the formation of a new first Aid class will be discussed. Raffensperge explained that the Nieting will be an a initial the first Aid instruction will begin at a Date to be decided by those who will form the class fhe ambulance corps program will be explained fully at the sunday afternoon session. Persons interested in taking part in the corps first Aid program but unable to attend the meeting were urged to pass their names along to committeemen George Trump William Garrison or Raffensperge. A critical personnel shortage exists in the ambulance corps setup for daytime service Raffensperge pointed out. A fall volunteers will be welcomed a he said a but a special plea is issued to persons who will be available for duty during the a the corps plans to Start its new first Aid class As soon As possible after the sunday preliminary american heritage by William Cave William Ca quote Hershey High school Sophomore is the author of this essay which was awarded first prize in the essay contest conducted by the ladies auxiliary to the Hershey american legion Post. This is How a tenth Grade american Schoolboy looks at the rights and responsibilities of citizenship Freedom has a different meaning to different people. In India people would be thankful for Freedom from hunger in Russia Freedom from oppression. The american usage of Freedom Means the Freedom of a person to think for himself and to come to the truth by mind and conscience. Freedom As we have it does not mean Freedom from want or from work. It simply Means the right to work for ourselves the right to express our own individual personalities to direct our own lives and to choose whatever religion we w ant. It is the Freedom defined by the american Constitution. We Are free to have our own opinions. The opinions of others Are not forced upon us no matter if they be of a Church of the government or of our fellow citizens. We As americans must work together to preserve the heritage of Freedom which was bestowed upon this country by our forefathers. In this hour of crisis and unrest we need a renewed understanding of the True principles on which our country was started. We also must recognize god As the supreme architect Trust in his Wisdom and guidance and Pray that this country a leaders will dedicate themselves to the preservation of americans Freedom. Strangers to the american traditions find this Asj sect of our historical belief in Freedom difficult if not impossible to accept. Their inclination is to interpret Freedom As meaning the privilege to think right thoughts and by enlargement to think As their friends think their party Church Union professional associations or whatever the situation May be. Everybody else to think As the majority in the country thinks and to teach what the dominant political or religious opinion wants taught. Thei e Are some of course who deliberately reject the american meaning. This group would destroy it if they could and replace it with an interpretation More amenable to their own beliefs. At present this group is not too numerous. The real danger to Freedom in the United states is the. Danger of the impairment of the american usage by negligence and default. If we do not agree among that by Freedom we mean precisely Freedom we May end by finding ourselves a a free in the sense in which the russians now find Liberty is endangered by the honest efforts of its own defenders. Against such danger there is no better safeguard than the alertness of a free people who recognize that the right of a person to swing his fist ends where his neighbors nose begins. Democratic education Means to live and let live to learn and let learn to love and let love and even hate and let hate As Long As the Basic rights of men in general Are not violated. We As americans certainly Are proud of our Christian heritage and of possessing our a four As heirs of a great legacy the watchwords of All americans should be a let Freedom Hershey news comm. Big. Hershey a. Bulk Kate u. S. Postage paid Hershey. A permit no. 13 3547 requested if undeliverable

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