George Oberly

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George Oberly - See/a//? and Financially a dfeaf Success. WHO...
See/a//? and Financially a dfeaf Success. WHO WON THE MANY PRIZES \ • 5* 5* ,Mrs. John A. Bollman, Miss Lena Evanson, Miss Hannah Hartnett. Miss Kathryn Bender, Miss Helen Arnold Lead Fair Contestants, While the Lucky Men are JScoti Kimmel, (the Fearless of the Finest), Willliam Gebhard, E. W. White, George Oberly, James N. Cochran.J. Fitzgib'bo"n,C. Pfannkuch - Stud-ess, financial and social, attended attended the : progressive euchre and adnce given-in AA'eimer auditorium on Friday evening by St. Joseph Library Asso- citation of St. Mary's Catholic church. The spacious hall was crowded to the utmost limits, even to the expense of comfort, but all preseut.moiv than enjoyed enjoyed the occasion, as the expression of praise at ,jthe close of the- social attested. There were about 400 paiiiei- paiiLs and included visitors from Reading, Reading, Philadelphia and Harrisburg. A feature of the affair that added to the general enjoyment was the decorations, decorations, which embodied at once originality originality stud'tnstefulness. The colors of the organization—red and .green—were prominent; intermingled with potted plants and cut flowers. The band •stand was encircled with elaborate decorations decorations and from the bower of beauty came dulcet strains from the instruments• of the Phil-Harmonic orchestra, orchestra, under the direction of Prdf. B. A. MacComsey. The music wns also highly enjoyed. Thirteen games of euchre decided the contest for the prix.es. which were awarded as follows: Ladles' First—Gold brooch set with diamonds, Mrs. J. A. liollman: second, Turkish vase. Miss Lena Eyeuson: third, cut glass water bottles", Miss Hannah Hartnett: fourth, gold locket and chain, Miss Kathryu Bender; fifth, book. Miss Helen Arnold. Men's--First—Gold'watch. Police Officer Officer Jacob Kimmel;> second, satchel, William Gebhard; third, umbrella. E. W. White: fourth, picture and frame, entitled--A Busy Day," George Oberly: ftfth. box of handkerchiefs, James N. Coehran; sixth, box of cigars, John Fitzgibbon; seventh, _ wallet, Charles Pfannkneh. The judges were Ira M. Rutter. John R. Kodearmel and .Lieut. JY M-. Shindel. Shindel. Ths general committee of arrangements arrangements ..to whose cedit Is due the stic- cess of the venture through untiring ffort and jmceasing labor, consisted of Ed.ward Kimmel, chairman: Edward [•'anst, George Hartman, and Misses Kathryn Hartnett, Agnes Allwein and Lucy Allwein. The committee in charge of the s composed of the following: | .Loehie__Sauiuel Klein. Clwis. Bleistein, John Hartley and S. F. Arnold. Arnold. Immediately after the euchre" contest, contest, dancing was announced and was joutiuued long, though the program was more or less curtailed on account of the lateness of the hour. Matthew Javanangh was master of ceremonies :or the dance and the management of ;he floor was in charge of Edward Ivimmel. who was ably assisted by Edward Edward Faust and George ITartman. St. Joseph's Library association is a social organization with a membership membership of 173. composed of members of 5t. Mary's parish. a

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 25 Apr 1903, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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