Miss Hancock contestants 1964
a f- l l Twenty - seven contestants Almost 30 Contestants To Compete for 'Miss Hancock 9 Title Tomorrow Night m e " h e- g e ; will share the spotlight to morrow night in the 8th annual annual "Miss Hancock" pageant in Hancock High School. A queen and two princesses will be chosen by a panel of judges to represent the county county town in the 1964 Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Winchester, Va., next month. The pontest, which h a s proven the most enduring of such events in the Washington Washington County area, is sponsored by Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Sigma PM Sorority. It is the biggest biggest event on the sorority calendar each year, and annually annually draws hundreds of spectators from 1 the county and surrounding areas in Pennsylvania and West ginia. "Wonderland of Spring" has been chosen as the theme for this year's pageant, which will begin at 8 o'clock in an appropriate appropriate setting of flowering trees and apples. Mrs. Lena Walker, teacher in Hancock Intermediate School, w i l l serve as narrator. Competing for the " M i s s Hancock" title and the right to vie for the "Miss Shenan; Shenan; doah Apple BIpssom" crown in Winchester will be: Pamela Alton, Janice Barrihart, Christine Christine Caldwell, Joyce Connelly, Judy Courtney, Carolyn Fran- :cis,: Beverly .Golden, A l i c e .Hill,, Candy Kincaid, Linda Landers, Sandra Latimer* UUl-a.)} Mason, Rosalie Miller, Alice Munson, Connie Pryor,'Francene Pryor,'Francene Reel, Lucille Schriever, Rosella Shives, Ruth Shives, Mary Ann Souders, Jeanne Steiner, Shirley Stotler, Delia Vann, Linda WeUer^Charlene Wills and Patricia Younker. limore Theatrical group and son of the Methodist pastor in Hancock. Bartlett will sing "Climb Every Mountain," "Tonight" from West S i d e Story, "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody" and "Everything's Coming Up Roses." He win be accompanied by Mrs. Geraid Geraid Smith. Other musical numbers will be provided by the Hancock High School Band, the Copper Copper Tones five - piece orchestra orchestra featuring The Hagerstown Chamettes and Jeff Moxley, pianist; Rebecca HcKee, trumpeter, who will play "Moon River" and "Tender-. ly," accompanied by M i s s June Day; and Elaine Me- Cray and LÂ«x Mellott of War- Vir- fordsburg, Pa., who will sing "Paper ,of Pins," . Promenade music will be played by Mrs. Larry Smith, Judging the contest will be officials of the Apple Blossom Grand Feature Parade from Winchester. They will be entertained entertained prior to the pageant by the Hancock Rotary Club at Weaver's Kestaurant in Hancock, Also expected to take part in the pageant are Hancock's Mayor Dan Fleming, who will greet Â· the audience and present present roses to the "Miss Hancock" Hancock" winner; Miss Beverly McCormack, 1963 "Miss Hancock," Hancock," who will crown 1 her successor; E. W. Lins, vice- president of Blue Goose Growers, Growers, Inc., who win present the banner to the queen, and Delegate Delegate R. Samuel Dillon Jr., who will present the royal cape. Each contestant will be given a gift of jewelry. queen will receive a silver tray and tiara, and the two princesses, silver trays. Officers of Alpha Chapter, who have been heading pageant committees, include: Mrs. Paul Hendershot, .president; .president; Mrs. Eugene Hocker, vice - president; Mrs. Bard, recording secretary; Sfrs. Leroy Lanehart, corresponding corresponding secretary; M r Charles Lay, treasurer; George Elbin, extension officer, officer, and Mrs. Dora Stcincr, social director. Â· Chapter ttta aim i awit-ia XUUUACI-. TIT -- "M *" An innovation this year will PlailS Meeting 3 the introduction of future -^Kwi/irg be Hancock queens, expected to compete for the coveted title in 1978, and their escorts. They include Pamela Snyder and Eric Jones, Susanne Jones and Lyn Hocker, Jackie Jackie Lee Herbaugh and Jamie Brown, Kathy McCarty and Keith Myers, Trina Elbin and James True, Melonee Pickett and Mark Day, Marian Thomas Thomas and Barry Lanehart, Kristina Kristina Fauss and Timmie Seibel, Seibel, Stacey Ann Stanley and Eddie Hocker. As in past years, the pageant pageant will include musical numbers and a special intermission intermission program, which last year featured the reigning "miss Maryland." Tomorrow, the audience will hear Robert Bartlett Jr., of Baltimore, member of Bal- An orientation meeting for new members.and prospective members will be held by Hager Hager Chapter, National Secretaries Secretaries Association, Int., in t h e Maryland Room of The Alexander Alexander on tomorrow evening, at 7:30 o'clock. Miss Evelyn Johnston, chairman chairman of the membership committee, committee, will conduct the meeting meeting which will describe the objects of the association and the Qualifications for membership. membership. the ONE the you tore's a fart 4ariBf Cilebrttloii. you want or for any like to say FINANCE Loans up to $1500 BÂ»nifidal 68 WEST WASHINGTON Ptune: RE 3-0770 LoÂ»n met 1300 mÂ«dÂ« undir O1M3, BENEFICIAL FINAKECO.