The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on April 3, 1947 · Page 4
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Religious Drama Largely Attended Conflicts and intrigues which produced the dramatic events of Good Friday were woven into the religious drama, "Barter," staged by the Youth Fellowship before a capacity audience at the Church of the Brethren Tuesday anil Wednesday evenings. Held in observance of Holy Week, this year's play, written by Urban Na^le. illustrated the conditions existing unckr the rule of Pilate, the Procurator whom Rome had sent to rule Palestine. The Pharisees, most dominant Jewish leaders, turned their powei to their own political ends. Intrigue mid corruption reigned. Because the power of life and death was in Roman hands alone, the .Jewish leaders found it necessary to persuade Pilate to consent to the death of Jesus. In the leading roles were: Miriam, played by Julia Groh; Rhea, Jobal's second wife, portrayed by Margaret Palmer; Phanuel, of Judea. 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Directing the play was Miss Grace Bowman and serving as prompter was Kathleen Good. Usherettes were Betty Coss, Esther Pike. Peggy Troupe, Betty Blickenstaff, .Mary Martin, Doris Martin, Audrey Myers, Virginia Blickenstaff and Betty Oiler. The drama will be repeated tonight and Thursday jn the church auditorium at S p. rn. Holy Thursday To Be Observed Here On Holy Thursday morning the Ht. Rev. Monslgnor. Francis J. i Leary, pastor of the St. Mary's i Catholic Church, will celebrate the j Solemn High Mass at S.OO a. m. | Monsignor Leary will be assisted i by Rev. Fr. Simon Kenny and Rev. Charles Dausch. The solemn procession to the Repository will follow ^he Mass. At 7:30 evening service Rev. Fr. I Celestine, of St. Joseph Monostery, j Baltimore, will preach the sermon. j Confessions will be heard this afternoon from 4:00 p. m. until (1:00 p. m. and from 7:00 p. m until !l:00 p. m. Holy Communion will be distributed at 6:30 a. m. and at the mass on Holy Thursday. The St. .Mary's High School choir, under the direction of Sister Mercedes, will sing at the Mass ' tomorrow. Helen D.Collins Has Role In Play The romantic interest in Arsenic and Old Lace, the Potomac Play- maker production slated for the Women's Club Auditorium on April Hj. 17, IS and 19, vill bo provided by t'.vo of the local players' younger veterans. Helen Danzer Collins and THIS IS COLD-CATCHING WEATHER ...JO DOH'T FQRGIT oar** You'll lik* how creamy-white So!r?c«'i *frong medication works down info skin so FAST, goes in so COMPLETELY, l«av«« no trace of mMiy greasiness. No matter what chest rubs you have ever used, you should try Soltice. See how this modern quick-rub, with the special newly developed base, brings such fast-starting relief from colds' distress. Feel how it eases and relaxes cold-tightened muscles, as you breathe in its active, head-clearing vapours. Soltice rubs right down into skin pores completely and fast, leaves no messy greasiness on the skin,; Try Soltice. 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She was active in dramatic circles in school and college and since graduation has done considerable work with church plays including directing and producing. Others hi tlie cast include Claude Potterh'eld, Amos Harper, Kllen Heffner, Helen Render. Charles Scharff. Sydney Cushwa, Kdwin M<> Clanahan. Robert Grant, Al Halbach. Earl Knott, Jr., Henry Hoi- zapfel. ill and Aubrey Young. Amos Harper is directing and Earle Fields is handling- staging. ADDRESSES YOUTH Orson Brees. nationally known worker with youth groups, was the guest; speaker at a special assembly of the Souih Potomac Junior High School on Wednesday, March 2:1." Mr. Brees in his talk on "A Philosophy of Life" emphasized the essential one-ness of the physical mental and spiritual worlds in which we live. Miss Jeanne Rainey, vice president of the Student's Representa- (ives Counsel, introduced the speaker. Many of the walls in the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum were covered with advertisements. 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CottiiiKham was elected to serve 'is secretary for the second year; treasurer,' .Mrs. Paul McKarhmd, and chaplaii., Mrs. Harvey Miller. . At the close of the election the new officers were installed ami will take over their new olttce at the ! next HioetinK on May 6.. AL the business session a report of the year's work was presented by Hie secretary and Iron,surer. The past president, Mrs. Ocavers was presented \viih a «ift from Ihe Kroup in appreciation of her untiring efforts. HOSPITAL BIRTHS liirths at the Washington County Hospital during March totaled 128 with «8 boys and t>0 j^irls recorded. This does not quite reach February's total of KM babies, but. tops March of last year by -11. Northern Rhodesia, in Africa, is believed to IKIVO t. h e world's largest reserve or.<;opper ore — a strip some 200 miles long and -Jo miles whip. The Morning Herald, Hagcrslown, Md. TInirMjjij, April ft. J»17. SEVEN INTRODUCING! Touch itl feel the difference. Stroke it on. See the difference! 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