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Hershey News (Newspaper) - October 8, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey news vol. 7hershey, Pennsylvania october 8, 1959 no. 41 Bronze statue of Milton s. Hershey was presented by the Milton her Shey school alumni to their Alma mater at ceremonies on Friday october 2, in special tribute to the 50th anniversary of the school. In photo at top of Page Are some of the figures in the presentation ceremony which was one of the first events of the alumni Homecoming weekend from left James e. Bobb chairman of the Board of managers of the Milton Hershey school Melvin h. Garner chairman of the alumni associations statue committee Walter Hancock of Massachusetts sculptor who created the statue alumni president 1959-60 Robert Beitzel who made the presentation and or. John o. Hershey superintendent of the Milton Hershey school who received the gift on behalf of the school. Standing to the rear of or. Hershey is Milton Hershey school student Stephen Quick one of a group of students who formed an Honor guard for the statue in the foyer of the Junior senior High school building. J the half size statue shown will be replaced in the foyer by a life size identical creation which is yet to be cast in Bronze. Alumni Homecoming Parade floats photos Zimmei lately above included a Beauty Queen brought to Hershey by the York chapter alumni along with a big kiss for the schools 50th anniversary. The Queen is the daughter of Milton Hershey school alumnus Millard Horton class of 1940. Another of the elaborate floats was a replica of the familiar school clock Tower shown at right As it left the stadium at the conclusion of the Parade on saturday maiming. Hershey news comm. Big. Hershey pa.1959 United fund drive set to Start the 1959 United Campaign for welfare funds opens Here on monday october 12, it was announced by the Derry township welfare Board which sponsors the local drive in collaboration with the Tri county United fund of Dauphin Perry and Cumberland counties. Heading the township wide Effort is b. Francis Garman serving As chairman for the Over All Campaign Here. Richard l. Uhrich is lower Dauphin county chairman for the United fund drive. The Hershey chocolate corporation Hershey estates and Milton Hershey school announced their in plan campaigns will begin on monday. Other firms and organizations poised to launch their 1959 drives Are the h. B. Reese Candy company Acme Market Derry township schools Miller Brothers King Kup candies inc., and m. L. Haldeman and son. The implant Campaign affords a unified system of convenient giving. By this Means persons have the Opportunity to Lump their charitable contributions into a single convenient plan a either by the popular payroll deduction system or by Cash contribution. Also benefiting substantially by the Derry township Campaign is the Lebanon county Community Chest. Persons designating the Lebanon county organization in making their contributions in the local drive will have their donations assigned to that Agency. Letters to the employees of Conil tied on Page four bulk Rati u. S. Postage paid Hershey a permit no. 13 3547 requested if undeliverable
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