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flan Events At In Campbelllown ; ; CAMPBELLTOWN, Dec. IS •Preparation of a project, a panel discussion and receiving new members highlighted three meetings held in Campbelltown this week. Sessions were conducted by the Legion, a women'i group and a Girl Scout organization. WSWS Session "Responsibilities Toward Peace" was the them* of the ^Women's Society of World Serv ice during its meeting held a£ the Campbelltown Evangelical United Brethren Church. Mrs. Charles Rittel, leader for the evening, led the call to worship; Mrs. John Eby offered the prelude, and Mrs. Esther Bolan read Scripture. Leaders for the panel discussion were Mrs. Paul Zeiger, Mrs. Robert Hostetter, who is president of the society, and Mrs. Earl Spangler. Responses were given by Mrs Raymond Phillippy Jr., Mrs Otis Herr, Mrs. Clyde Hainly, Mrs. Herman Alger, Mrs. -Roy Alger, Mrs. Ralph Greiner, Mrs Harvey Smith, Mrs. Janet Cline and Mrs. Marlin Hitz. It was announced that the so ciety will send $10 to the branch society in memory of the late Mrs. Mae Carmany. The group packed and delivered 50 Christ mas stockings for patients at the Wemersville State Hospital Special music for the program included a solo by Mrs. Fret Edris. . Closing prayers were offered by Mrs. Hainly, Mrs. George Peters, Mrs. Shirk Stoner and Mrs. Eby. Mrs. Earl Spangler, Mrs John Shuey, 'Mrs. Harry Wag ner and Mrs. Harold Brandt wil have charge o^ the Jariuarj meeting, it was reported. Prior to the meeting the la dies met at the Camp-A-While Rest Home and entertained the patients with Christmas Carols The meeting was Tuesday 'evening. Campbelltown Legion New members accepted dur Ing the regular meeting of the Campbelltown American Legion Post 831 were Samuel T. Kurtz Kenneth G. Wieland and Rilej F. Shepler. ^.Joseph Dasch, membership chairman, announced' that the ipbst now has 88 members. •Dasch also announced that he will present Christmas gifts to '.the Lawn • Colebrook School and Al Breive will present gifts to the Campbelltown School. Paul Boyd 'announced the Christmas baskets are ready for distribution. '. It was also announced that the post will hold its annual party Saturday and Girl Scout Troop 446, sponsored by the •Post, will have their party, 'Dec. 27, in the post home. A donation of $60 was made •to the annual community Christinas party. John Drescher was named chairman. It was reported that Paul Hoffman and Richard Flowers visited the Veter- .ans Hospital on Monday to distribute gifts to the patients. • Jeanette Bender is making final to re-organize the Ladies 'Auxiliary and a meeting date .will be announced later. Chaplain Lloyd Simmers held memorial services for the late President John F. Kennedy during the Tuesday evening meeting held in the Post Home. Richard Flowers, senior vice- commander, had charge of the -meeting. Girl Scout Troop 44(5 Girl Scout Troop 446 met Wednesday evening at the post home with Sharon Starr as junior leader. The girls made patterns for stuffed animals they will make and take to the Crippled Childrens Hospital. Money - making project plans were made to finance a trip to the World's Fail- next summer. Color guard for the meeting were Dianne Starr, Connie Smith, Sharon Trump and Sharon Starr. There were 18 girls present. Birthday greetings were extended to Rosemary Keefer. Adult leaders present were Mrs. Pat Arndt and Mrs. Edward Graeff. P«gt 28 Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon, Pa., Friday, D»c«mb«r 13, 1983 Re-elect Hershey President Of Palmyra Area School Bd. PALMYRA, Dec. IS ^ Paul Hershey was re-elected presl dent of the Palmyra Area School Board during a re-organizational meeting of. the board held Thursday night in the Palmyra High School. Mark Hitz was elected as vice president to replace Jesse Ziegler whose term expired, as had the term of Dr. Homer S Forney. Certificates of election were read for Robert Weidler, trea surer, and Carl Baum. The ap pointment of members to serve on the various committees was deferred until the Januar> meeting. It was reported that the election of secretary and treasurer was not required because ' the term of secretary continues until May, 1965 and the term of the treasurer does not expire until May, 1964. Casper Arndt is secretary. Elvin H. Spitler was reap pointed to serve five years on the" Palmyra Area Joint School Authority. Ziegler, who has been serving as local representative for the Area Technical School, report ed that five sites are being considered for that school. He said that selection of the site will be made on the basis of. relation to communities; present and the proximity .to future schools; safety; health; freedom -from noise, and noxious fumes; v size; shape; contour of land; eleva tion; top soil and sub soil.. A Elect Delegates At farm Women's Group 9 Meeting MILLBACH SPRINGS, Dec 13 — Farm Women's Group o: this vicinity met Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs Kathryn Krall. The business meeting was conducted by the president Mrs. Doris Smith. Cards were brought to be given to patients at the Werners ville State Hospital. Two delegates were elected to represent the group at the State Convention at Harrisburg during Farm Show Week, on Jan. 13 and 14. Mrs. Grace Levengood and Mrs. Margarel Dissinger were elected. The group sang Christmas Carols and exchanged gifts during the social hour. Mrs. Smith, who has served for two years as president, was presented with punch bowl set from the group. She in turn presented each member with a gift. A covered dish social was held by the following present: Mrs. Edna Ba|sbaugh, Mrs. Eva Bennetch, Mrs. Annie Bol- iinger, Mrs. Amy Bellinger, Mrs. Mabel Corl, Mrs. Margaret Dissinger, Mrs. Dorothy Eberly, Mrs. Endora Eberly, Mrs. Naomi Gibble, Mrs. Edna Hammer, Mrs. Dorothy Heisey, Mrs. Mabel Hartman. Mrs. June Kintzer, Mrs. Dorothy Klein, Mrs. Laura Krall, Mrs. Grace Levengoos, Mrs. Violet Mitchell, Mrs. Mary Moyer, Mrs. Mary Grace Oxenreider Mrs. Marie Steinmetz, Mrs. Doris Smith and daughter, Mary Louise. Guests attending were Mrs. Blanche Hartman, Mrs. Jane Sattazahn and the hostess, Mrs. Kathryn Krall. Mrs. Marie Steinmetz is the new president and will have charge of the January 16 meet- ng. She appointed her program committee as follows: Mrs. Loretta Krall, Mrs. Mar- ;aret Dissinger, Mrs. Mary tfoyer, Mrs. Grace Levengood, Mrs. Dorothy Heisey, Mrs. Mary Grace Oxenreider. The sunshine committee corn- irises Mrs. VIrs. Naomi Mabel Gibble Hartman, and Mrs. Flower Club Presents Program At Wemersville Nine area women conducted a Christmas party Wednesday afternoon for patients at, the Wemersville State Hospital. The women, all members of the Lebanon County Flower Club, entertained the hospital's Pastime Fragrance Flower Club and distributed cookies throughout the hospital. 1 Santa, Mrs. William Beard, presented Christmas stockings. • Carols were sung by the group. Mrs. Clarence Koegel was in charge of the program. Mrs. Harry Bowman, project chairman, made the arrangements. T 'Attending in addition to Mr*. Beard and Mrs. Koegel were: ^Mrs, Charles Hoover, Mrs. .Charles Batz, Mrs. Joseph K. •Kreider, Mr». Calvin Reber, Harvey .Long, Mrs. Cltr- ace Jones and Mm. Emanuel ?*df, prwldeet, , Dorothy Klein. The council of Lay, Life and Vork met Tuesday evening in .he church with Mrs. Warren Weaver as the leader and also in charge of devotions. Christmas carols were sung. Plans for the family night on Dec. 21 were made. Twenty - five members attended the meeting. Miss Ruth Mary Shaak served as hostesses and served refreshments. Gets Eight Point Buck James Habecker Jr. felled an eight pointer and his brother, John Habecker of Manheim RD got a five pointer while deer hunting in the Blue Mountain area. Three brothers have been successful during hunting season so far as David Habecker shot an eight pointer on the opening day of hunting season. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Haldeman were in Landaster on Tuesday. Michigan Bishop Named Pa. Episcopal Coadjutor PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Rev, Robert Lionne Dewitt, suf- fragan bishop of Michigan, is the new bishop coadjutor of the Pennsylvania Episcopal diocese, 1 definite site has not as yet been chosen, he added. School Director Retires After having 22 years as school director, both in South Londonderry Township and the Palmyra Area School system, Herbert F, Straub tendered his letter of resignation requesting Ins withdrawal from further service on the board. His resignation was accepted with regret and Ziegler was appointed to fill the uncxpired term. The board authorized the filing of an application with the department of public instruction for them to inspect present school facilities with a view towards building an additional elementary building. William H. Bolger, supervis- Boy Scout Troop 53 Holds Open House In Annville ANNVILLE, Dec. 13 — Open house was held Wednesday night in the social rooms of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, sponsor of Boy Seoul Troop 53. The opening ceremony was conducted by Randy Hicks, firsl class scout and assistant patroi leader of the Flaming Arrow patrol. The ceremony consisted of the pledge of allegiance to the flag, the scout oath, the scout laws and the definition of the fifth scout law, a scout is courteous. Future tt'oop programs and activities were announced by Robert Clark, Scoutmaster. A short skit was presented bj Keith Borges, patrol leader ol the Owl Patrol, and his patroi members. The Flaming Arrow patrol was in charge of the main pro gram. Slides of the troop activi ty for the past ten months were shown. Randy Hicks showed the slides and the Scoutmaster narrated them. A skit by the Eagle Patrol was given under the direction of Robert Weaber, patrol leader. Ernesj Michanefelder, troop institutional representative, pre sented to Robert Clark his commission as Scoutmaster 01 Troop 53. This was given for completion of basic training courses given to qualify adull leaders held at Lebanon Valley College. Pete Siildorff, assistant scoutmaster, and Keith Borges presented a demonstration in overnight camping, utilizing the camper" and, the "voyager" tents. They also had on display various packs, sleeping bags, and other types of equipment needed for this type of camping. A skit by the Flaming Arrow Patrol was presented by Pau! arrett, troop scribe, and mem- be-rs of- the patrol. The closing ceremony was conducted by the Owl patrol. Entertain Myerstown Group At Yuietide Party MYERSTOWN, Dec. 13 — Members of the Community Af- 'airs Committee of the Myers- .own Senior Women's Club entertained more than 70 persons of tiie town's Golden Age Group at a Christmas party Thursday night. The party was held in the "clJowship hall of Frieden's' Lu- :heran Church. The program included a Christmas play, "Mine Eyes Have Seen," under the direction of Mrs. Richard Dohner. Cast members were Wanda Schaef- 'cr Philip Heilman, Donna Kline, Carol Himmelberger, Judy Henry, Susan Reppert and Daniel Snyclor. Mrs. Eldred Stauffer led the group in singing Christmas carols. Remarks and prayer were offered by the Rev. Creighon Christman of the Evangelical Congregational Theological Seminary. Mrs. Walter Watson was mis- ress of ceremonies. Mrs. Arthur Heilman was chairman of the committee which made the ar- •angements for the affair. Refreshments were served at the close of the party. LIONS CHRISTMAS PARTY BETHEL, Dec. 13 — Like many other organizations, the Lions club gathered Tuesday evening for their annual Christmas party. A recording of the Christmas story, a turkey dinner, games and exchanging of giftshighlighted the event held at the Midway diner. In attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Ammon Bashore, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Bashore, Mr. and Mrs. larold Bashore, Mr. and Mr.;, '^eroy Dundore, Mr. and Mrs. larry Ebling, Mr. and Mrs. "-ewis Frantz, Mr. and Mrs. Harry McCollam, Mr. and Mrs. •Idwin Stamm, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stump, Mr. and Mrs. -ewis Sickafus, Mr. and Mrs. David Zimmerman, Howard Salsbaugh, William Jones, "harles Reimer, Rufus Wagner, Rufun Wagner, Rudolph Ziegler ind Wayne Zeiglcr. ing principal, said that members of the Department of Public Instruction during their visit make an inventory of the last six years and an estimate of the student population for the next six years. Al! rooms in the Palmyra schools are now completely filled, he added. "Additional space is urgently needed," the supervising principal said. To Use Computer Center It was decided to use the computer center at Millersville State College to provide research material that will assist in the instruction of students in computing students' aptitude and in suggesting teaching procedures. Permission was 'given to the Palmyra Junior Chamber of Commerce to use the gymnasium on either Feb. 5 or the Feb. 12. It was reported that additional insurance will b6 purchased by the board to cover liability when private cars are used for school purposes. Hershey was appointed to rep resent the Palmyra Area School District at the Area Technical School session. Two regular delegates. To See Dispensers It was pointed out that in 1960 two milk dispensers were purchased for cafeteria use and that use of them retarded service as dispensers have been lying idle. Authortiy was granted to sell the milk dispensers for $200 each. It was announced that a bus or buses will be provided to transport -teachers to Atlantic City, N. J., on Feb. 14 for those attending the exhibit of textbooks. Robert S. Weidler, treasurer, reported a balance as of November 30 of $27,306.53. Anticipated receipts for December were listed as $17.313.13 and expenditures, $80,599.49. During the' last week of December Weidler said, it will be necessary to transfer $150,090 from the Interest bearing savings account, leaving a December 31 balance of $114,020.17. Mrs. Roy Bomgardner, president of the Teachers' Organization, and Clarence Bomberger were guests at the session. They represented the Teachers' Organization. Jonestown Ladies Circle Holds Its Yuletide Banquet JONESTOWN, Dec. 13 - A Christmas banquet was held by the Ladies Circle of St. John's United Church of Christ Tues day evening at Trainer's Restaurant. Mrs. Richard Bachman and Mrs. George Spotts served as an entertainment committee Mrs. Bachman read "Wonder ful Baby's Birth." Games were also played. The guess package was won ay Mrs. Bruce Keeney and Mrs. Guy Gahres won the pig in the poke. The ladies also exchanged Ihristmas gifts. Attending were: Mrs. Robbie Connor, Mrs. Clifford Wood, Mrs. Herman Wolfe, Mrs. Guy •ahres, Mrs. Richard Bach man, Mrs. George Spotts, Mrs. Sruce Keeney, Mrs. Franklin Bachman, Mrs. Agnes Strauss Mrs. Stanley Strauss, Mrs. Allen Sheetz, Mrs. Theodore Loser, Mrs. Paul Gerhart, Mrs LeRoy Albert, Mrs. Roy Tobias Mrs. Elias Gahres, Mrs. Wai ter Kreidcr, Mrs. Esther Boltz and Mrs. Clarence Daub. Officers elected for 1964 are Mrs. Bruce Keeney, presi dent; Mrs. Clarence Daub, vice president; Mrs. Clifford Wood secretary; Mrs. Richard Bach man, assistant secretary, and Mrs, George Spotts, treasurer YF Meeting Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Emrich were hosts of their home in Ono for the meeting of the Youth Fellowship of the Evangelical United Brethren Church on Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Emrich, advis ors of the Youth Fellowship, conducted a devotional period Discussion was held on the type of activities for Christian young people. Anita Yeaplcy, president, con ducted a business session during which plans were made for a Christmas parly with the fol lowing committees appointed: Russell Krall, Mary Alice Mohn and Phyllis Yeagley, games; Anita Yeagley, Edward Krall, Barry Boeshore and Shirley Emrich, decorations. Mariiyn Enders, Beryl Boeshore and Beverly Kern, re freshments. Refreshments were served by the Emrichs. Attending were: Betty Koons, Mildred Holiday, Edward and Russell Krall, Marilyn Enders, Shirley Emrich, Barry and Seryl Boeshore, Anita Yeaglsy, Wary Alice Mohn, Beverly Kern, Phyllis Yeagley and the advisors. Annual Christmas Concert Held At Norlebco School The annual Christmas concert was presented by 'the music department Thursday night in Northern Lebanon high .school before a large and appreciative audience. In charge of the concert were Mrs. Paul Hoover, director of !horat Music in the Junior- Senior high school and Harlan A. Daubert, director of music in the NorJebco District. The event was held at Norlebco. The theme of the concert was. "Music, The Universal Language." The program comprised two .portions, a band concert and selections by the concert choir. Selections by the Norlebco band were as follows: "Christmas March"; "Sheep May Safely Graze"; overture to "The Messiah"; "Noel Francais," comprising four numbers; suite, "A Trip to Toy Town," also comprising foui selections; "German Christmas Festival", wibh three selections; and "A Visit from St. Nicholas 1 with David Wild as narrator. The band played an encore, "March of Toys" following their scheduled presentation. Concert Choir The concert choir sang the following selections: "Gloria in Excelsis Deo"; "Mary Had A Baby"; Carol of the Drum"; .with drum accompanied by Carey May; "While Shepherds Watched", featuring girls' voices; "O Holy Night" with soloists, Phyllis Yeafley and Lynn Wenger; Glory Shone Around"; "Christmas Party," with soloists, Mary Atkins, Shirley Deaven, Bruce Boyer, and Warren Ditzler. Rocking featuring boys' voices; "Hail, All Hail The Glorious Morn"; and "The Baby Was A King." Posters and decorations were prepared by Mrs. Daryl Alie- gretti, Norlebco art director. Elementary Concerts Daubert announced that Elementary Christmas concerts will be presented in Norlebco Ele mentary Schools with every child in the four schools participating. This afternoon, a program was held in the Lickdale School; Monday afternoon, at the Fred- icksburg School; Tues morning, Jonestown School; and Wednes day afternoon, East Hanover School.. The programs will comprise Christmas songs by the Ele mentary band, and choral work by the grades arid also the elementary chorus. Miss Wilma Harris is choral director in the Norlebco Elementary grades. Robesonia Conrad Weiser Students Sing In County Chorus ROBESONIA, Dec. 13 — The following Conrad Weiser High School students will participate in the Berks County Chorus at Hamburg High School Saturday evening: Bernice Davis, Jane Himmelberger, Audrey Weller, Karen Yoder and Ginger Zimmerman, singing soprano; Carole Bright and Lorna Stief, singing alto; Martin Troutman, singing tenor; Robert Moyer, Fred Krott, Henry Miller and Donald Rentschler, singing bass. David Lutz will accompany a selection which Miss Barbara Murdough, vocal instructor at Conrad Weiser, will conduct. Class Officers Elected The junior class at Conrad Weiser High School elected the following officers for the year: James Murdough, president; Larry Moore, vice president; Carol English, secretary; Gail Ebersole, treasurer. Officers elected by the sophomore class for 1963-64 were Ronald Seitz, president; Ronald Hess, vice president; Sandra Dietrich, secretary, and Elaine Oxenreider, treasurer. Feature Seniors Three seniors featured by the Interpreter staff of Conrad Weiser High this month were Linda Frey, daughter of Mrs." Denton Steffy, Reinholds RD 1; Robert Moyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Moyer, Wemersville, and Kurt Decker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Decker, Wernersville. Linda Frcy is president of the National Honor Society and treasurer of the drama club. Robert Moyer is active in the band and chorus. Kurt Decker is editor-in-chief of the school paper, member of the band and the South Mountain scientific society. Subscription Campaign The twelfth grade homeroom with Frank Hess as homeroom teacher attained the highest sales in a subscription contest conducted by the Interpreter, Conrad . Weiser School paper. John W. Sweigart a seventh grade student, was the highest individual salesman. The campaign still needs more subscribers to attain the 500 quota necessary for the year's budget. PIAA Meeting John Berrlman, athletic director, and Dr. Sidney B. WU- Hold Christmas Pageant At Annville-Cleona H. S. A program of Christmas music was featured in the auditorium of Annville-Cleona High School Thursday evening. Performing were the Senior and Junior choruses, girls chorus, and the glee clubs under the direction of Donald Gingrich, and the Senior High Orchestra and the Junior High Brass Choir conducted by William K. Lemon, The audience participated by singing Christmas carols during an interval. "The Story of Christmas" pageant was presented. Valerie Yeager gave the narrations, with the Senior Chorus and Glee Club providing the music. Also taking part were Janet Gingrich at Mary; Sidney Hostetter as Joseph; Holly Aumack, Kathy Bucher and Claudette Hilton, angels; Dean Kreuger, Steven Tom and James Winters, sheperds and Steven Gingrich, Lynne H e r r, and David Murphy. The performance was enhanced by use of lighting and curtain effects, the responsibility of Robert Baseshore, Harry Harbaugh, Wade Hartman and Michael Kreiser. Cynthia Ensminger accompanied the Junior High Shows, and Janet Miller the Senior High groups. Chorus personnel: SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CHOtUS Soprtno - P»tricii Ach«", Kilhy Boctbore*. Judy JBoierV Ann Myers town To Stage 2nd Performance Of Elementary Play Tonite MYERSTOWN, Dec. 13—Myerstown elementary school children will go on stage again tonight to present the second of two performances of the school's annual Christmas operetta directed by Miss Kath Hershey Hold Christmas Party For Children Of First Church HERSHEY, Dec. 13 — The film strip, "Jesus Is Born" was shown by the Rev. Thomas W. Guinivan on Wednesday morning to children of the Nursery Department of the Church and Church School of the First Evangelical United Brethren Church, during their annual Christmas party held in the church. It was conducted by the nursery superintendent, Mrs. Henry Stover, assisted by Mrs. Guinivan, Mrs. Irvin Curry Jr. and Mrs, John Deaven, assistants. As the children arrived at the church, they trimmed the Christmas tree and then sang Christmas carols, led by Mrs. Edwin Piekarsky with Mrs. Guinivan as accompanist. The Rev. Guinivan offered the prayer. Mrs. Piekarsky sang two Christmas selections. Each child was presented with candy and an orange after the party was over. Optimist Club Session During the dinner meeting of the Hershey Optimists Tuesday evening in the community building, a motion was made to extend to all past presidents of the club who qualify, by continuing as an active member and take part in the club's activities for two years after their term has ended as president, the sum of $50 as a partial payment toward life membership, if so desired by the past president. Robert Hollyday presided. The invocation was offered by John Meszaros. Among the guests attending were Mel Burkholder, Lebanon, lieutenant governor of Zone 7 International Optimists, who spoke on and commended the local Optimists for achieving first place in Zone 7 and sixth place in District 2, Optimists International. Other guests were: Walter Dronsfield, the guest of Ron Reale, and Ervin Hemmes, the guest of Ralph Fink. Reports %vere given on the activity of the hockey teams, the Bantams, coached by Dick Mann, and the P e e w e e s, coached by Arnie Kullman and William Price. Charles Schoficld, chairman of Boys Work, reported on the bowling teams of the Junior Bowling sponsored by the club at the local lanes each Saturday morning. Recent awards were won by two 12 year olds, Charles Cutshall, and Greg Pap- parilla. Thirty - one members and guests attended the meeting. The next meeting of the Optimists will be a Christmas party. Warren Shaffer is chairman of arrangements. Camping Association The Derry Township Camping Association held its business session in the community building Tuesday evening and reported that, Mr. and Mrs. Welch England and Mr. and Mrs. John Leibfried, aided by Oirl Scout groups cleared out several areas and constructed several fireplaces outdoors last Sunday afternoon in the cabin area of the association. Membership chairman Miss Winifred M o r i a r t y reported membership now exceeds 500. Plans are underway for a membership drive in March. Mrs. Lester Abel, president reported the planting project by the Hershey Horticulture Society is partially completed with the planting of 75 trees and shrubs. The remainder will be planted in springtime. lar, principal of the Conrad Wciscr High School, attended the district three meeting of the Pennsylvania Scholastic Athletic Association held at Central Dauphin High School, Harrisburg, on Wednesday evening, ~ ryn L. Dech, school vocal music instructor. The first performance Thursday night was enthusiastically acclaimed by the capacity audience of parents and friends of the pupils. It was staged in the school auditorium. The c a s t of the operetta, titled - "Mr. Grumpy's Toy Shop," totals 450 pupils. The operetta centers about the toy shop operated by Mr. Grumpy who is .not excited about the approach of Christmas. This fact astonishes the janitors, some school girls and prominent citizens of the town. In a dream, the toys, Mother Goose characters and the Christmas Angel help Mr. Grumpy to decide that he would ' be happier if he had more good-will in his heart. The finale finds everyone looking forward to a joyous Christmas. The program marked the first time it has been presented two nights. One of the scheduled participants, Douglas Gundun who was to be a toy soldier, was unable to participate because he suffered a chipped bone in his leg in a fall. His place was taken by Franklin Yocum. The program was interspersed by chorus numbers sung by the various grades. The fifth grade chorus was accompanied on the bells by William Honker. Shannon Sm'ith was the soloist for the sixth grade chorus. Music before the operetta was presented by the elementary brass choir directed . by Howard Penchard. Members of the PTA assisted with the costuming and the program. The principal cast of characters includes: ' Mr. Grumpy, Act. 1, Michael Salem; Act II, Daniel Good; Act III, Gary Bicher. Janitors, Chris Hoffman, Randall Marks, Michael Chitty, Craig Beyler, Russell Miller. School girls, Theresa Peffley, Linda Edris, Sally Hottens'tein, Diane Heberling, Denise Hardy; Mayor Smart, Douglas Johnson; Dr. Bonesetter, Michael Courtney; Judge Wise, Shannon Smith; prominent women, Ruth Ann Hoover, June Kieffer, Brenda Reppert; toy soldiers, Ric Beyler, Philip Christman, Kevin Hepler, Dennis Johnson, Glenn Weik, Ricki Yeagley; jack - in - boxes, Larry Rabold and grade three. Bo-Peep, Cynthia Hess; Boy Blue, Randy Scager; Two - Gun Teddy, Dale Reppert; Christmas Angel, Deborah Wike; dolls, Jeanne Kline, Wanda Seager, Jane Haverstick, Sandra Haak, Sharon Weaver, Barbara Reigle, Cynthia Seager. Dance numbers were performed by the following: Japanese doll dancers, Patty Bliss, Barbara Courtney, Sally Donley, Karen Karsnitz, Lori Mays, Cynthia Seager, Roseanne Tice; colonial dolls performing the minuet, Debra Garrett, Kris Kramer, Joan Pavenski, Nancy Weaver, B ru c e Hardy, Ricki Kintzer, Thomas Lehman, Terry Shepler. Mrs. Harvey Nitrauer, Mrs. Gladys Sailer and Miss Patricia Shilling served as accompanists for the operetta. Others assisting with the program were: Costumes, Miss Irene Schell, Mrs. Gladys Sailer; dialogue, Mrs. Maebelle Shenk, Miss Marie Beck; lighting, scenery, properties, Edward Alexander, Mrs. Gay Clay, Mrs. Amy Sterner, Miss Mary Ann Zug; make-up, Mrs. Ray G. Moyer; program, Mrs. Jane Alexander, Mrs. Robert Wilson; tickets, Miss Jane North, Mrs. E r m a Rohrer; ushers and posters, Mrs. Kathryn Royer, Mrs. Amy Sterner; hall decorations, Mrs. Erma Rohrer and Mrs. Gladys Embich. Elect Ned Kealh President Of Friendship Co. Christmas Party Held By Mounlville Youths MOUNTVILLE, Dec. 13 - The Loys and girls fellowship of the Mounlville Evangelical United Brethren Church held their Christmas party Tuesday evening at the home of Dennis Miller. Christmas Carols were sung and prayer offered. SinU Claus; played by person of Alvin Miller, give presents to everyone. f-" Carol Bowman', Susan Brew«r, Theresa Carroll, Anna Estep. Carol Fasnaclu* Linda Ferntler, Eleanor FUh«r, Ann* Frederick, Kathy Gingrich, Norm* H««t«r, Danna Haak, ChrUtin* Hackman*, Jean Heilman. P«arl Heln*, Cheryl Holrick, Loi» Horn, Marilyn Light, Jull« Maurer. Carol Meat*. Breti- da Rhoad«*. Suian Shanaman*, Marilyn Suavely','Sandra Sutcllff, Marian Waiten*. Jennifer Wert, Jorn Zimmerman, Loral n» Zimmerman, Alto "— Nancy Bomf ardner, Miriam Brand, Joan Bucher, Fay*tU Daub, Nancy Ebcraole, Cynthia En«mlnger', Jane Finkblner*. Jane Foltz, Caroyln Fax, Becky Fry, Jean Gerber, Martha Gingrich, Mary Ann H?nley; Donna Heagy*. Sue Kauf/man', Carol Kline*, Kristen Kreamer* Lois Krueger, Elolse Loy', Diane Miller*, Danna Miller*. Janet Miller', Ruth Miller, Sandra Shaddock*, Dianne Sheaf, Marian Snavely, Ann Sollenberger, Susan Stark, Jessie* T!ce, Barbara Wampler, Helen Whisler, Kitty Wilt. Tenor — Donald Boeshore', Ray Doutrich, John Ensmlnger', George Hardick'. Douglas Hemperly*. Larry Hipp, Keith Kramer*, Randy Morgan', Larry Smith, Merle Tanner, James Tice*, Eric Tienter, Robert Unger', Dennli Wampler, Kenneth Witmsr. Bass — Darrell Baldwin, Richard Beard'. Doyle Slouch, James Bom- gardnen Jay Books, Paul Brandt', Ellsworth Brightbill*, William Fidler', Carl Forney, Clyde Gingrich, John Gingrich, Adrian Haak, Eugene Habecker', James Hostetter', Conrad Lyles, Robert Mark, Donald Martin, Richard Miller, Dav« Patton*. Daniel Poorman, John Reltz', Joseph Schneider, Robert Wampler, Michael VV»ntlini • Denotes Glee Club JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL CHORU8 Soprano — Kathy Beard, Pauline Becker, Amber Berry, Mickey Bixler, Pamela Boyer, Lucille Brandt, Charlotte Commins, Susan Cooper, Donna Daubert, Linda Dirmison, Karen Fake, Jean Gingrich, Patricia Goodmen, Janice Hlxson, Sharon Horn, Louise Hower, Barbara Keller, Jean Kircher. Jane Love. Wendy Miller, Karen Pel- ligrinl, Kalhy Raggulnto, J a n ic a Schwenlc, Brenda Shaddock, Ruth Woolum. Tenor .— Stephen Achey, Keith Albright, Donald Bowman, Rodney Bucks Gregory Colvin, Rick Dengler, Thomas Ebright, Robert Hartman, Paul Meek, David Miller, Michael Zeck, Dennli Zellers. Alto — Audrey Achey, Barry Albert, Brenda Baylor, Mark Bomgardner, Jolinda Cook, Donna Custer, Carol Ehr> hart, Trudy Ellenberger. Jake Ensminger. Betty Forney, Randy Hicks, Gail Hostetter, Mary Howell, Virginia Itnboden, Jill Killinger, Jill Kline, Priscilla Kline, Kent Kreamer, Elaln* Krum, Debbie Levitz, Beth 'Long, Marilyn Long, Ellen Loser, Janice Martin, Sherry Oliver, Lee Sheaf, Jay Shuey, Thelma Swelgert, Karen Wampler, Carol Wartlufl, Bonnie Watson, Jackie Williams, Tom Wright. Bass Carl Adey, Harold Brandt, Robert Brandt, Robert DiNunzio, Harold Habecker, Kerry Hemperly, David Kauffman, David Mease, Garnet Piper, John Rudy, Larry Sheaf, Terry Smith, John Sollenberger, William Stover, Robert Weaber, Kirby Weimer, Larry Winters. SOUTH LEBANON, Dec. 13 — Ned Keath was' elected president of the Friendship Fire ompany during their December session, Thursday night, at the hall. Others serving as officers for 1964 will be: Austin Herb, vice president; Robert Shucker, recording secretary; Robert Leiss, financial secretary and Ray Krumbine, treasurer. Paul Krause and George Brubaker were elected to the board of directors for a three - year term. Clarence Weaber will serve on the board for two years. Henry Douple is fire chief and Raymond Gass is the assistant. Richard Hctrick is chief engineer and Charles Boyer is hose captain. Rev. Joseph Hilbert serves the company as chaplain. Thirty members attended the session. One hundred six persons were approved by the group for membership. Only one fire was reported during the past month with no damage involved. Films were shown following the business and a social followed. Immediate past president Krause was in charge. Willing Workers Hold Annual Christmas Party BELLEGROVE, Dec. 13 The Willing Workers Class of the Evangelical United Brethren Sunday School held their Christmas party Tuesday evening at the home of Miss Bertha Miller. Readings and poems were given by Miss Cora Horst, Mrs. Lizzie Buck, Mrs. Lois Hoffman, Mrs. Elva Blauch, Mrs. Catharine Moyer, Mrs. Elizabeth Buck, Mrs. Violet Shanaman and Mrs. Mary Tice. Mrs. Betty Hemperly read the Christmas Story and Mrs. Eva Umberger offered the prayer. The group sang Christmas carols. Class members exchanged gifts. A gift was presented to the class teacher, Mrs. Elva Blauch. Attending were: Mrs. Betty Hemperly, Mrs. Mary Tice, Miss Cora Horst, Mrs. Lizzie Buck, Mrs. Elva Blauch, Mrs. Eva Umberger, Mrs. Catharine Moyer, Mrs. Violet Shanaman, Mrs. Mary Nagle, Mrs. Elizabeth Buck, Miss Barbara Hcin, Miss Brenda Buck, Rev. and Mrs. Russell Hoffman, ' also Mr. and Mrs. George Miller. Sandra Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith, is recuperating at her home following a tonsillectomy in the Good Samaritan Hospital, the beginning of this week. Diplomats Are Hosted By Johnson At White House WASHINGTON (UPI)-Presl- dcnt Johnson invited the top- ranking members of the Washington diplomatic corps to the White House today for a "get- acquainted" session 1 on U.S. foreign policy views.