Gil-Lebabon Daily News 10/8/1965

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Page 16 Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon, Pa., Friday, October 8,1965 Two Win Medals Speech Contest Highlights State WCTU Convention; World President Is Heard A talk by Mrs. T.. Roy Jarrett, Jarrett, world president of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and a double diamond medal speech contest highlighted highlighted Thursday's sessions of the state WCTU convention at the Treadway Inn. Thursday's total attendance at Hie morning, afternoon and evening session was 1,365, one |of the largest in many years, j There were 550 attending the I evening service. Mrs. Jarrett spoke at the afternoon afternoon session. "First be informed," informed," she told her audience, "Then go on to be century crusaders." crusaders." Winner of the first of the diamond medal contests Thursday night was Gilbert Burckart, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Burckart, Beaver Beaver Falls RD 1. He is a student student at Beaver Falls Area j Senior High School His speech was entitled "Bars." Winner of the second contest was David Gui, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chin Gui, Harrisburg. His speech was entitled "The Mod- dern Belshazzar." David is a | member of Stevens Memorial Methodist Church in Harrisburg. His success in speech contests began in Lebanon County, where he won his first medal at a WCTU county convention in the Mt. Wilson Church of the Brethren. Brethren. He givr.s much of the credit credit for his climb to the top as a contestant to Miss Frances Miller, slate headquarters secretary, secretary, who helped and encouraged encouraged him. The winners received their medals from Mrs. Jarrett. Other Contestants Other contestants were Daniel Good, Linda Edris, Joanne Click, Alice Nehr, Ann?. Beth Fadenrecht and Linda Adams. Judges for the first contest were Dr. James Beamesderfer, chaplain at Lebanon Valley College; College; Donald Kugle, history teacher at Elco High School and Mrs. Christopher Papson drama and speech teacher at Elcn. Judging the second contest were the Rev. James S. Flora, paslor nf the Palmyra Church of HIP, Brethren; Michael Payne, pre-law student at Elizabethtown Elizabethtown College, and Miss Shelia Schaeffer, an English major at E-to\vn. Mrs. Fred P'uJk, Myerslown stale director for speech con- lests, was in charge of the double double diamond medal event. The evening service opened opened with an invocation by the Rev. Ralph Snyder, paslor nf St. Andre w s Presbyterian Church. Music M'as presented by (he Teen Trio of the Jonestown Jonestown Bible Church. Mrs. Mays Kurt/, was the. soloist. The benediction was given b the Rev. J. R. Weaver, pastoi of First Evangelical Congrcga tional Church, Lebanon. Lebanon County WCTU unit, received a number of award, Thursday afternoon. Thn Myers town Unit received an aware for a light line union. Mrs. Wa! tor Bornhoiscl, county pres Bible Class Conducts Banquet In Palmyra HERSHEY, Oct. S — The. A ways Shining Rihle Class of 11 First Evangelical United Brell ,. --- ren Church held its annual ban- lanc1 County, led devotions. Gilbert Burckart nt, was awarded a white bow in and a Frances Willard plate r securing ten new members. TS. Richard Kercher was giv- 1 a plaque for securing new tern hers. Directors Named New members appointed as ate directors were Mrs. A. ugene Bartlett, Mrs. H. I. Myrs, Myrs, Mrs. Vincent Shandys, Mrs. B. Quinton, Mrs. W. E. Kaher, Kaher, Mrs. Fred Fulk and Mrs. . R. McGonigal." Also appointed were Miss lary Hoover, film librarian; Irs. Pearl Brown, school work- Miss Frances Miller, head- uarters secretary; Mrs. Martha layhugh, bulletin editor; Mrs. 'red Minshull, Loyal Temper- nee Legion secretary and Miss ranees Poole, secretary of the outh Temperance Council, The afternoon session includ- d a short song service a n d a raycr by Mrs. Russell Mc- }lune, Clarion County president. Miss Frances Miller gave a emonstration of headquarters upplies. She was assisted by ic slate directors. The women vere greeted by Russell Men,el, Men,el, director of volunteer serv- ccs at the Lebanon Veterans administration Hospital. He ex- 'i-essed thanks for the hundreds f hours of volunteer service given by WCTU members in ..ebanon County. Reports were given by two state, directors, Mrs. W. E. Kahler and Mrs. A. B. Quinton'. Quinton'. This was followed 'by 'a ialk by IMrs. K. S. Edgar, slate promotion secretary. The afternoon session closed vilh a memorial service for the 2 WCTU officials and members •>f their families who died dur nj? the year. Mrs. W. E. Kahler had charge of the service. A basket of white carnations was carried to the ilatform by Mrs. A. Eugene Barlletl, Mrs. Bartlett then of ercd a prayer. Mrs. Irene Emrich and Mrs George Atkins sang a duet will Mrs. Ethel Darkes as pianist Conferences Follow This service was followed b; departmental conferences. Conferences for counly presi dents, slate dircctovs and sec i-Rtaries were the day's first or (Icr of business. The mornin. session opened with a son service conducted by Mrs George Atkins. Mrs. Ethe Darkes was pianist. Mrs. Esther Farver, pro motion secretary for Cumbe quel Thursday evening al the Dutch Diner in Palmyra. Thirty- two members and guests at- tp.tuled. The program consisled of humorous humorous readings given by Miss Mrs. I,ols Mason, slato pres frient, called the meeting lo order. Mrs. Isabel Tyson president for Chester County read Ihe Crusade Psalm. The roll call was read b David Gui Irs. H. W. Glasco, state re ording secretary. Sixteen new county presidents ere introduced and welcomed , was announced that next ear's state convention will be eld at Erie. Introduced as special guests •ere the Rev. Raeford Feath- r, the Rev. B. Maclaine Cochan, Cochan, the Rev. A. B. Boyer and R. Bowers, representing the fen'.s Temperance League and ie Pennsylvania Sunday School ssociation. The Rev. Mr. Feather gave a alk entitled "What's Going On n Capitol Hill." Mrs. A. C, Ruth, slate treasurer, treasurer, gave her report. Mrs. Mason, the state president, read her recommendations and presented her annual convention convention address. Mrs. Chester Quinter, Berks lounty president, oontime prayer. offered the

Clipped from Lebanon Daily News08 Oct 1965, FriPage 16

Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, Pennsylvania)08 Oct 1965, FriPage 16
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