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April 10, 1958-April 17, 1958

Posted 2019-05-02

April 10, 1958

    On Sunday and Monday the Community Theatre will present the happiest show of them all. It’s Merry Andrew, filmed in CinemaScope and MetroColor starring Danny Kaye and Pier Angeli. It’s the hilarious story of a bashful, hen-pecked schoolteacher who runs away and joins the circus.

    Next Tuesday and Wednesday the Community Theatre will present Love in the Afternoon starring Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn. The sizzling hit that has audiences blushing from coast to coast is all about a well-heeled western man who thought he was the best until he ran into an adorable doll from Paris who had 20 men in her past.


April 17, 1958

    The annual May Day program will be given by Triplett Elementary and High School May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. There will be three courts: the senior court, upper elementary court and the primary court.

    The purpose of a May Day program is to emphasize health and encourage dental work to be done. It is a recognition of the children who are 5-pointers and have dental certificates. These children will be chosen for the courts and program.

    Woodstock Methodists will celebrate the 150th anniversary of their church with an all-day celebration on Sunday, April 27. The first building was a log structure built in 1808. The celebration will consist of a morning and afternoon program with a buffet meal at noontime, served by the ladies of the church.

    Bishop Paul N. Garber of the Richmond area will be principal speaker at the morning session which begins at 11 o’clock.

    Senior winners in the 4-H Share-The-Fun contest were Sara Runion of the Forestville 4-H Club who took second place for her pantomime, Ronald Funkhouser of the Hamburg 4-H Club who took first place with his piano solo, and Nancy Richardson of the Meems Valley 4-H Club who took third place with her vocal solo.

    Dr. Mason Reger of Mt. Jackson has been named citizen of the week. Dr. Reger is a pomologist. If you go back to the French word for apple you find that he would thus be one who studies apples. At least our citizen of the week received his Ph.D. in pomology from Washington State College in 1943. He furnishes field service of a technical nature to fruit growers and farmers in the Shenandoah Valley and adjoining areas. Since moving to Mt. Jackson he has had a radio program on fruit growers, on weather and spray conditions. It is heard on WSIG, 790 on your dial.

    Born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Reedy of Strasburg a daughter on April 10.

    Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Himelright of Edinburg a son on April 4.