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Hershey News (Newspaper) - May 14, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey news vol. 7hershey, Pennsylvania May 14, 1959 no. 20 Milton Hershey school band marches past the Hershey cocome. Corporation Plant last saturday afternoon As one of Twenty seven Fine musical organizations parading on chocolate Avenue in Salute to the Pennsylvania band masters association convention Here. In photo below the Gold costume of the Coal township High school Shamokin majorette Drew admiring looks from spectators All along the Parade route. A school and Community bands from the four Corners of the Commonwealth were Here to take part in the Parade which was followed by a band clinic held in Hershey sports Arena. Clowning up the end of the procession was the famous original Hobo band from Pitman n. J., which captured the crowds admiration with its Capers and Fine to sing in state chorus Rodney , son of or. And mrs. Kenneth p. Stressal of her is Leiy route 1, will represent Hershey High school in the All state chorus festival May 14 through May 16 at Oarl Isle. The Hea Ishey. A Ludovit a placed first in the second Bass Section tryouts at ool Nibia whore the District festival was held this year. He will Partick Pafe in two concerts at Carlisle High school a Friday May 15, and saturday May 16. Both concerts arc at 8 . And Are open to the Public. W. Jack Best choral director for Waring a pennsylvanians will be the guest conductor. A Mobile Home on the move to its new location on West chocolate Avenue passes through the Hershey Trust company building at right on its Way from its former site at 104 last Caracas Avenue to its present address at 218 West chocolate. The House was moved to make Way for the construction of a. Physical education building to be constructed As part of the Derry township Public schools Long the residence of mrs. Barbara Kieffer a who incidentally will observe her 89th birthday anniversary on monday May 18 a the Home will be occupied at its new location by her son Martin Kieffer and his family. Or. Kieffer was born and reared in the Home. A v v the Job of moving the House from East Caracas to West chocolate took two Days with the first Day devoted to government by the people the Choice is ours. Whether to go to the polls and vote at the primary election next tuesday Imay 19. Or to just not bother. If we make the latter decision we re being cheated. What a More Well be cheating ourselves. For by not voting Well be giving up a privilege that in Many parts of the world today is not permitted. Election Day a farce in the so called Peoples republics where is All powerful and answers to no one not even to god. As citizens of a free nation of free people w e can do no less than exercise our privilege and duty and cast our votes As each of us sees fit. By so doing we Are taking an Active hand in the affairs of government. That a government by the people. It is important to this nation and All its citizens that government continues to rest in the hands of its people. A responsible citizenry seriously considering its duty to elect the Best possible representatives in All Levels of government can maintain the free form of National life we hich we have enjoyed for 183 years. The Choice is ours a next tuesday. The Choice should be made and in going to the polls each individual voter May know that he is doing his part so that As Abraham Lincoln phrased it a a. Government of the people by the people for the people Shal Hnot perish from the Tulip Garden contest winners named the Flower Garden of mrs. Robert Reese 329 Elm Avenue was awarded the top prize in the Hershey horticulture society a 1959 Tulip Garden contest it was announced at the conclusion of the judging last week. Mrs. Reese re Jeiven a $25 a Ift Cert a Caje awarded for Panzer second prize was won by Gerald Robertson 275 a Ian site police officer to address optimists Captain Elmer Faber Public relations officer for the Pennsylvania state police was the principal speaker at the Hershey Optimist clubs dinner meeting on wednesday in the cont Unity building dining room. Now residing in Annville Captain Faber is a native pennsylvanian with pore than thirty years service with the state police. A he is widely known throughout the Commonwealth through the Media of radio television Public speaking and writing. Immediately before and during world War two Captain Faber served for five years in the Navy at installations in the United states and in the Pacific theater of operations including combat duty with the first Marine division. A he was separated from the Navy with the rank of commander and is now a Captain in the naval Reserve. A Sion Road third prize William m. Houser 1211 West main Street Palmyra fourth prize Harry Hamilton 54 East Areba Avenue and fifth prize Harry Burris 158 Oak Lane. Cited for honorable mention were the Tulip Gardius of Konrad Hartman 710 fish Burn Road mrs Clyde spit Ler 33 Elm Avenue Harry Sonnon Hershey route 1 and James Deangelis 72 peach Road. Judging the contest were Wilbur i. Nissley Ray w. Hastings and Harry l. Erd-man., gift certificates Given prizes were $25 for first prize $20 for second $15 for third $10 for fourth and $5 for fifth. The certificates Are redeemable for Garden supplies and equipment at the Hershey farm and Garden Supply Center Hershey Rose Garden Hershey estates Flower shop and Hershey department store. The contest was open to All Derry township residents As Well As residents of the Hummelstown. Palmyra Union Deposit Sand Beach Camp Belltown Bachmanville Deo Date and intermediate areas. Hershey news comm. Big. Hershey a. Bulk Rati u. S. Postage paid Hershey a permit no. 13 3547 requested if undeliverable
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