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Hershey News (Newspaper) - October 1, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey news vol. 7 Hershey Pennsylvania october 1, 1959 no. 40 horse and rider finish a thrilling journey Over the course in last saturdays horsemanship test in the world modern Pentathlon games championships Here. The Start and finish Points were located Hershey stadium the Milton Hershey schools Junior senior High school building is in the background. Spectacular spills marked the Riding event which was run Over 2.2 Miles studded with Tough obstacles. It. Wenceslau Malta brazilian paratrooper and pan american Pentathlon Champion won individual Riding honors. Pentathlon events continued with fencing on sunday pistol shooting monday swimming tuesday and Cross country running wednesday. Staff sgt. Lawrence Kreiser,iil02 West Caracas ave., was one of the her Shey National guardsmen who had important roles in conducting the world games Here. Kreiser operated a radio from a jeep As part of the communications network for the Riding Competition. M. H. S. Alumni Homecoming timetable Friday october 2 Shey to school in auditorium and foyer of Junior senior High school building. 3 00 . A business meeting chocolate hour for wives and guests at High school building. 8 00 . A anniversary dance Public invited in spoil to Arena. Larry Elgart orchestra. Saturday october 3 10 30 . A 50th anniversary Homecoming Parade bands and floats. 1 20 . A review of bands in stadium.2 00 . A Homecoming football game Milton Hershey school is. William penn.5 00 . A open House Junior senior High school building and Homecoming dinner. A 7 30 . A alumni , . High school auditorium. Sunday october 4 9 00 . A Homecoming worship service in Community theatre col. Charles i. Cai Penter Usan Academy chaplain speaker. 10 30 . A memorial service at Hershey in sports spotlight the world modern Pentathlon games championships which ended Here this week have underscored the fact that Hershey a Small town that it is a is something of a Crossroads of the sports world. The Pentathlon Competition itself brought to the chocolate town some of the finest athletes of fourteen nations. But in the course of a year a any year a Many faces belonging to the a big names a in sports Are part of the Hershey scene during the various seasons. In the Community theatre a Hershey resident May find himself sealed next to Norm Van Brocklin of the Philadelphia eagles one of professional footballs great quarterbacks. In the Hershey cafeteria one May line up with the Philadelphia warriors Wilt Chamberlin and Tom Gola pro basketball luminaries. Baseball s famed Yankee Clipper Joe Dimaggio is no stranger to Hershey. Champion golfers Are often to be seen in this Small town with its four Golf courses. athletes on skates Are a familiar sight Here. Its Home base for. The Calder cup Champion Hershey bears of the american hockey league and Hershey is the training site for the Philadelphia Ramblers of the Eastern . Chan Pion ice skaters Hershey pro Felix Kaspar himself is a former world figure skating title Holder also come and go with considerable frequency. It May be pointed out that each August becomes the scene of the National Junior baseball tournament by the veterans of foreign wars bringing some of the finest Young ballplayers Here from throughout the nation. For the past two years nationwide attention also been focused on what has proved to be an immensely popular football event a the Pennsylvania big 33 Al stars versus the National High school All americans in Hershey stadium. College football too hits this sports world Crossroads. The University of Pennsylvania team holds a its pre season drills Here and the stad Tim is the Battleground for the i Gettysburg Bucknell Harrisburg rotary chocolate bowl game. Now the Pentathlon has brought olympic and world games champions into the chocolate town to add to its renown in the realm of stage for Optimist minstrel show the 38 members of the cast and chorus of the 1959 a Kopti minstrels in Southland varieties a this week were putting the final touches to the new show As they prepared for the first presentations on october 12 and 13. Photo on Page 4 the Hershey Optimist club minstrels will appear in the Hershey High school auditorium on the two dates Start ing at 8 . The popular presentation of Home Talent entertainment is a major fundraising project of the local service club. Pro i eels from the show Are used to a further the optimists Many youth programs in the Community. Numbers Are in the old time minstrel show tradition with Many of them brought up to Date and the performance is loaded with specialities. Cast members include Charles Muench sr., As or. Interlocutor Don Hess Mush Mouth Tait Douglas Bones Tom Bortell Tambo and Walter Douglas Cranberry. Mrs. Richard Zimmerman is pianist and miss Gail Witmer is assistant pianist. A chorus members Cleon Aitkins Richard Barto Charles Bikle Albert Buck Russell Cutshall Robert Evans Levi filepas Ralph Fink Joseph Hawk Robert Hollyday Herbert Huebner. William King Jacob Kline Dinst by Little Lee Mcconnell John Meszaros Harold Rishel Robert Schaeffer Charles Schofield Warren Wagner Warren Shaffer a Ward Wiley. Earl Spangler Harold Huber Mel Garner Ray Stoner Doran Whitfield James Snee Don Smith Carol Little and Jane meeting a special attraction for the october 5 meeting of the Hershey retired employees association will be a skit entitled a a grandma sold scrapbook a a to be put on by members of the organization. The retired employees meeting As usual will take place in the fire Hall at 1 45 p. M. Election of officers is also slated As a main feature As Well As group singing and refreshments which will be served by the ladies thursday ret ii ing today a thursday october 1 a is a Hershey estates employee Alice l. Peters 9 East main Street Campbelltown. Employed Here since april 15, 1941, she was an employee of the Cocoa inn at the time of her writing week the 22nd annual letter writing week will be celebrated in Hershey during the week of october 4 to 10, it was announced today by postmaster Merl w. Seavers. A i am sure we Are All aware that a personal letter is next to an actual visit one of the Best Means each of us has to communicate with our fellow human beings. Accordingly i urge everyone to a write today to those away a a the postmaster said. Posters depicting a mailman in a new postal vehicle called a the mail Ster a will be displayed in Post offices throughout the country. Colourful streamers proclaiming that a letters Are fun to Send and exciting to receive a a will be displayed on postal vehicles. A. Postmaster seavers stated that the special week should serve As a reminder to write Long overdue letters to servicemen hospitalized patients foreign acquaintances faraway friends and relatives and others who will Welcome a personal letter. Hershey news comm. Bldg. Hershey a. Bulk Ratt u. S. Postage paid Hershey a permit no. 13 3547 requested if undeliverable
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