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Hershey News (Newspaper) - September 24, 1959, Hershey, PennsylvaniaHershey news vol. 7hershey, Pennsylvania september 24, 1959 no. 39mhs alumni plan anniversary Homecoming events a big weekend filled with special events will Mark the anniversary Homecoming of the Milton Hershey school alumni association october 2-?> 4 As the graduates Render a fitting Salute to the schools fiftieth anniversary. High Point of the alumni a anniversary activities will be the presentation of a Bronze statue of the late Milton s. Hershey to the school he founded. Alumni association president Robert f. Beitzel of Lancaster will make the presentation of the statue at 1 30 . On Friday october 2, with the presentation ceremonies taking place in the auditorium and foyer of the Junior senior High school building. Association vice president a. Wade Hancock of Altoona general chairman of the anniversary Homecoming Celebration and association Secretary Kenneth v. Hatt Hershey announced other highlights of the weekend will include a special worship service in the Community theatre on sunday morning october 4, followed by the traditional memorial service at Hershey cemetery. A colourful 50lh anniversary Homecoming Parade with fifteen marching and musical organizations and eleven floats will he held saturday morning october 3. Parade chairman Charles Smith alumni association president elect said a . Air Force ceremonial Drill team will be a guest unit in the Parade which is scheduled to get under Way at 10 30 . At 1 20 on saturday afternoon the Parade bands will appear in a review of bands in Hershey stadium As a prelude to the Milton Hershey school William Penn High school Homecoming football game. The musicians will be directed in a massed bands Salute by Willet g. Mccord William Penn High school band director. Milton Hershey school band director Ray b. Miller will conduct the massed bands in the National Anthem. Also during the pre game period the Milton Hershey schools mater will be played on the anniversary Carillon. Appearing on the Field at half time will be one of the nations most famous ceremonial units the 1100th Security Squadron Drill team from Headquarters command u. S. Air Force Bolling air Force base Washington . The Homecoming worship service at 9 . On sunday morning october 4, in the Community theatre will have col. Charles i. Carpenter chaplain of the a a. S. Air Force Academy As guest speaker. His topic will be a youth and the address will be part of the Milton Hershey schools anniversary year lecture series. Taking part in the service will be Milton Hershey school alumni s. Gumpher 1935�?alumnus of the year Vita Hill first in Glass a Hershey chocolate corporations new Vitamin fortified syrup has bowed in packaged in easy open Glass jars. New Hershey syrup is introduced newest product of the Hershey chocolate corporation Hershey a Vitamin fortified syrup has been introduced and has become Hershey a first item to be packaged in photo at left. With a distinctively different flavor the new syrup is being produced in addition to the regular Hershey chocolate syrup which is being continued in its present form. The Vitamin fortified syrup is the second new item introduced this year by the chocolate corporation. First Vas the popular Hershey mint chocolate placed in distribution last february. In the photo above the new production process is observed in the Plant by from left mrs. Pauline Rhoads Freet an operator in the syrup department superintendent of production Robert m. Bucher Howard b. Philippy coordinator of factory mechanics and Charles w. Black syrup department supervisor. The Vitamin fortified syrup is packaged in Glass jars which were specially designed for easy opening. The Jar itself is moulded with a grooved non slip shoulder and is capped with a twist off lid. Distributed in a one Pound six ounce size the new syrup is delicious in hot or cold milk or when used As an ice Cream Topping. It is fortified with vitamins a b-1, d-2, niacin and Iron. 1957 it. Col. Burdsall d. Miller 1938�?alumnus of the year 1959 Arthur r. Whiteman 1927�?alumnus of the year 1951 and the Rev. Clarke e. Hobby 1947pastor of the Foosland Illinois methodist Church. Also participating in the worship service will be Landis r. Heller . Director of religious education Virgil l. Alexander director of vocal music and w. Purnell Payne organist. Hershey cemetery will be the scene of the annual memorial service on sunday october 4, at 10 30 . As the alumni Honor the memory of the late or. And mrs. Milton s. Hershey deceased members of the Board of managers and school staff deceased students and alumni who lost their lives in military service. I he anniversary Homecoming weekend will open with a business meeting on Friday afternoon october 2, at two of clock in the . Junior senior High school building. A at the same time a chocolate hour for wives and guests will be held in the school gymnasium with the Homestead chapter auxiliary members serving As hostesses. The alumni a anniversary dance will be held in the Hershey sports Arena at eight of clock Friday evening. Playing for the dance will be the popular Larry Elgart orchestra a featuring the Elgart the alumni association said the Public is invited to attend the anniversary dance. There will be no charge but a donation will be accepted. On saturday evening following the Homecoming football game activity will resume with an open House at continued on pase two it _ 50th anniversary Parade to Mark Mhz Homecoming eleven floats and. Thirteen musical organizations will be in the line of March in the Milton Hershey schools big Homecoming Parade Here on saturday october 3. Starting at 10 30 ., the Parade will carry the Home the wifi of a Aiu iut. Tufeg fiftieth ?.nniy, of the Milton Hershey school. Special guest unit in the Parade will be one of the nations most famous military ceremonial units the 1100th Security Squadron Drill team assigned to headquarter command . Air Force Bolling air Force base Washington . A mounted Pennsylvania state police unit will serve As Parade escort. The procession will form on school Plaza and will proceed East on Caracas Avenue North on Java venue West on chocolate Avenue North on Mill Street through underpass to Park Boulevard and to Hershey stadium. . Alumni president elect Smith announced that the bands of the following High schools w ill take part in the Parade Milton Hershey school Hershey High school Lebanon Annville Cleona Hummelstown Susquehanna , William Penn of Harrisburg Newmanstown Myerstown Northern Lebanon Garden spot and lower Paxton. In addition Hershey a Chocolatier a drum and Bugle corps will be in line. Parade floats also were listed by Smith. They will represent Milton school�?1909-1959 Homestead Birthplace of m. S. Hershey deed of Trust a dream for Patty a Hill Thi Ough the years 1909-1929-1959 education at . Hobbies at . Dear to the heart of every alumnus York chapter float Lebanon chapter float Homestead chapter news comm. Big. Hershey a. A Ulk Hall u. S. Postage paid Hershey a permit no. 13 3547 requested if undeliverable

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