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June 24, 1953

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PACE TWO PHONE 6000 POTTSTOWN MERCURY. POTTSTOWN. PA. WEDNESDAY MORNING. JUNE 24. 1953 Boy Scouts Allowed to Use Range; All Now May Get Archery Badges For Pottstown area Boy Scoutslthat the range is now open to the, and Explorers, the earning of a Scouts. merit badge in archery h due to! "All they have to do if they become a pleat-ant adventure. '\vant to use it is to notify me o r j They can now practice on a new j one of the others," he said. "Any, range that has just been made of us will be glad to help them get available to them. istartcd." Local members of the Perkio-j · « · men Valley Archery club, who THE FIVE-acre range is located built the Rock Hill field archery on Bliem road near PI range near Sanatoga, decided re- road, below Hillcrcst peach or- f ; ·""' ""· jchard. i i "Targets on the range arc set I . u p on different levels to represent ,' j field conditions," the counselor . [explained. . | "Some shooting positions aix j also elevated, as for instance, on a . ,rock. to give the impression of I .shooting down hill," "ic said. Field archery, unlike the target variety, is intended to represent the conditions the archer finds when on the hunt for game. ^f, i The targets on the Rock Hill y f ^ i r a n g c arc attached to bales of i straw set on end. k n o u n a-; bosc j ^ Proficiency in either field or target archery can qualify a scout for the archery merit bad iger said. I Several scouts of Troo;: [already forking for the bad I Monday night's scout jttcrc devoted for the most part to, I preparations for Summer camping.; cently to let the Scouts use it i f j . . . j accompanied by' an adult leader. AMONG TROOPS preparing for, Leonard Yerger, William ionc or two weeks at Camp Dcl- Tagliebcr and Edward Primer |mont. the district camp n e a r are the archers responsible for 'Sumn'cytown, are First Methodist, the new range. i Troop 4, Zion's Reformed Troop 5, Yerger, who is Scoutmaster of ( First Presbyterian Troop 3 and St Grace Lutheran Troop 15 and Con-!James Lutheran Troop 18. tinental district merit badge coun-l Most Scoutmasters arc not yet seler in archery, has announced'sure how many of their troop · members will make the trip to I Delmont, but Daniel Pcttigrcw. i scoutmaster of Troop 4. has .10 signed already and expects eight 1 more by the week of July 5 Some of these eight m a y be LEONARD Y E R G E R teachers have given them a foundation of training that they will put to use. ' The Rev. Shogan's address was heard following a processional of Eighth graders and the invocation by the Rev. William Blatt. pastor of Ottcrbcin Evangelical U n i t e d Brethren church, Mont Clare. The hymn "Holy, Holy, Holy", was then sung and the Scripture lesson was taken from Corinthians 1-13. The Rev. Blatt led the group Day Camp at Ringing Rocks park by Counselor Paul Feight. Kneeling across the front, left to right. Jin prayer which was followed by are: Gilbert Fultz, Cedarville; Stanley David Prizer, South Pottstown: Jack M i l l e r , Linfield. Standing, left to right, are: Harry Xanthopoulos, 1410 Cherry lane: Edward Hoffman. Pottstown RD 1; William Yerger, 431 King street; Robert Yerger, 508 Lincoln avenue; Carry Miller, Linfield, and Bill Walker, 55 King street, assistant counselor. Another picture appears on Page 12. --Mercury Staff Photo A LESSON in archery is given to these youngsters who attended jestcrdaj's session of the YMCA EIGHTH GRADERS! HEAR TALK BY REV, S H O G A N the singing of Foundation." 'The Church One 24 Are Promoted . At Mont Clare School MONT CLAKE--Mr. Thomas C»rn«, Brldfr and Grace Mreel. Mont Clarr. corr. Phone Phoenlxrllle 2"7. C. Dou;la? Halt, deli\er. I'hone rollsloun Jl-J-:. Twenty-four members of .the Eighth grade class of the Mont Clare school recently was told by the Rev. Paul Shogan that "Everyone will find a place in life thtt fits him where he will be happy ight grade pupils concluded the Rcrt, Mary Ellen Himcs, Joan ram. Gloria Myers served aslKing. Rodney Drake and James SPECIAL MUSIC was provided by a choir composed of the Sixth and Seventh grade glee club and after the principal speech; "Come Thou Alrm'ghty King" was sung. The benediction and recessional of Ei program pianist. Members of the Eighth grade included Sandra Barlow, Elizabeth Arters, lona Blatt, Melinda Colwcll, D o r o t h y Dotts. Cllcn Feitclson, Priscilia Ferko. Roxie Heck. Nancy Hunsbergcr, Phyllis Koffroth, Nancy Morrow, Judy Walker, Nancy Wisncski and Beverly Lefcatlctc. Abo Edward Asbcrt, John Bums, Richard Crouthamcl, John Got- wak, Etwood Lcc, Howard Dct- wilcr, Raymond Mcgay. Leon Ros- lion were presented by Richard- Crouthamel. "Tell Me a Story" taken from the song of that name written by a former Mont Clare resident, Terry Giekyson, was used as the theme for a program given by the class.- .Acting as ushers were Mary Ann Kuchma, Nancy Tag- Mary Ellen Himcs, .loan Hasson. Gilberlsville Girl Seoul Leaders Hold Meeting GILIIERTSV1LLE-- Mrs. LaUnla Hos-.. corr. IMione Pottstown 303-K-ll. Mm I X e u s ARency. del. Phone Boyertown 17-2311. I j Leaders and committee mem- ,bers of Girl Scout Troop 12, met at the homc of Mrs M a r y doing the things he is best fittedjcoe, Charles Washington for", in a baccalaureate addrcss.jGlenn Yerger. He told them it is their job to find where they belong and that. and THE CARNATION was chosen as the class flower rnd blue and white were the class colors. The group's motto was "We're On Our Way." .The certificate 'of promo Haldeman of Bechtelsville. Those present were Mrs. Mary Emery, Mrs. Naomi Boughtcr, Mrs. Virginia Linscnbiglcr, Mrs. Ethel Scasholtz, Mrs. Mary Schanley and Mrs. Lavinia Hoss. · , The next meeting will be on Sept. 28, at the home of Mrs. Naomi Boughtcr. Area Girl Reported In 'Good' Condition After Freak Mishap The 16-year-old Pottstown area girl who suffered shocks Monday! when a high voltage wire fell on her car was reported in "good" condition by a Memorial hospital spokesman last night. Janet Kirkhoff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chester G. Kirkhoff, Glen Moore RD 1. was admitted to the hospital early Monday afternoon after'her car ran out of con trol and struck a utility pole. Lightning struck the pole, burned off a wire which dropped on her car, and shocked the victim who then lost control and ran into the pole. The girl's mother said lasl night, "She is fortunate , she leaped from the car. The car was charged. You can see where the electricity burned it. · * · "WHEN SHE arrived at the hos pital she couldn't give her n a m e She couldn't feel for some time after the accident." Mrs. Kirkhoff added, "She was going out to get 'gas' for the car We thought the worst of the storm was over." The freak accident took place one-quarter mile from the girl's home. She was taken to Memorial hospital by Mrs. C. L. Thomas Havcrtown, Delaware county. society and second, to rchabili- by President A. E. Willauer, and' tate the inmates. 'James S.«\Vilkic served as chair- In its rehabilitation program.'man. the prison maintains a 1700-acre! farm which is operated by the m-jTRAVEL RECORDS BROKEN mates. "Manv times these men go! LONDON, June 23 (.^-Nearly Minute Men to Hear Address by Herbsleb Banking progress in Pottstown will be the theme of today's noon session of. Pottstown Minute Men at Howard Johnson's restaurant C. Fred Herbsleb, president of the National bank of Pottstown wil speak on "Advantages of Branch Banking in Our Community." Attorney Joseph L. Prince, vice president of the Citzens National Dank and Trust company, w i l l speak briefly. The dinner discussion was arranged by Frederick G. Erb, presi dent of Citizens bank. After the luncheon Minute Men will visit the new East High street office of the National bank. The meeting will be in charge ol Chairman A. C. Scawcll. LOCAL NOTICES ! C_ .-,-.-_-_-_-.-_-_-.-? Joy Floucr shop closed June 16 to July 6. Gone to Denver to sec first sranddaughtcr. Sal. Army Women's Aux.. Spring Festival. Thurs., June 25, 5 p. m., Salvation Army Citadel, King St. from other local troops, he explained, as not every troop is plan- ing its own expedition. Troop 3 will go to Delmont for the week of August 16. it was announced. Explorer Adviser Paul Rcigner was* in charge of the troop meeting. St. Aloysius Troop 12, held an outdoor meeting in the rear of the parochial school, where preparations were made for a trek to the troop's new camp at Palladmo's grove on Saturday. The Troop 12 Scouts will spend :he day hewing wood for new cabins and fences, pausing now and Lhen for a swim if the weather is hot. · * * FIVE AMERICAN Legion Troop 1 Scouts now hold First Class rank after a Court of Honor held the past Friday at the Legion home. They arc Gary W. Becker. Den nis W. Confer, Robert Heath, Eugene Szafas and Peter Van Dyke. Borough Lions Hear Penitentiary Chaplain Eighty to 85 percent of the men!···--"· .--...· -- o-r that leave orison "«o straight "'about their work unguarded," he 200.000 foreign visitors flocked to 1 w c,v o u a i ^ i i i , | . . . T } » . ; f i t n frtr- t\in fnrnnfi I inn nf Hunon according to -the Rev. John T. {added. -- . , . . - . - « . Britain for the coronation of Queen .Elizabeth II. shattering all tour- Coatcs, Catholic chaplain at t h c j ]T ]$ ALMOST j mposs jble toN records, the British Travel and Eastern State -penitentiary, Grah a v c a not at t ;, e penitential:^Holidays association reported. Father Coatcs explained, because] tersford. In speaking at a dinner meeting jof the Lions club at the Eagles Home association. Father Coates said the man in prison has but one ambition, and that is to get out. Father Coates pointed out the prison has a four-fold program: physical, spiritual, intellectual and mechanical. He said Gra- tersford penitentiary was built in the late 1920's with two purposes in mind: first to protect * of the effective grapevine cxisitmgj there. The meeting was presided over High Pcnn - Ph. 4350 UAIIpC. Monday Thru Thurs.. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. nuuiu. 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Enjoy the full, delicious flavor of Franklin Pure Cane Sugar. yssx?^ v FRANKLIN Cane MEMO 3 3 5 8 People Attended Our Openings Last Saturday Our Board of Directors, Officers and Staff Say THANK YOU"! ... to the 3358 people who attended the opening of our new branch banks last Saturday. To you who were unable to be with us, we extend a most cordial invitation to come in and look around at your convenience. We are prbud of our modern branch banks and wish to restate our pledge to serve Pottstown as we have in the past. . to safeguard your funds at all times with sound banking practices. Winners of $25 U. S. Savings Bonds KAST EXU BK \NCII I!\NK Mrs. Jane llouck, K. I. I, Gllbemvllle Mrs. M.ir;tieritc M. Ohn, K. 1). 3, Ftox 2K1, Potlttonn Doroljiy Nasy. Pottstoun R. I,. Itartman. 11 FarmlnRton Court Mrs. Joseph Buril.in. R \V. Id St. Herbert K. M»»ck, 1455 Sunet Drive Harvey Focht. 1ST Elm St.. Stowc Kduard S. 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