The Franklin Evening Star 22 Aug 1938
, Morgan-j take place the third Sunday of August August at Pioneer park. Lee Family Meets, Descendants of John Lee met In their 17th yearly reunion, with 58 in attendance. Children of forefathers forefathers present were Jacob W. Lee, Edward Lee, Margaret Trowbridge, Charles Lee, Ara Lee and Ruby Carter. Jacob Lee, 76. was the oldest person present, with Anita Sue Carter, who is almost three years old. as the youngest. Officers re-elected re-elected re-elected were Walter A. Roth of Indianapolis, president, Paul Johnson of Edinburg," vice-president, vice-president, vice-president, and Irene Stillabower of Edinburg, secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. On the grounds committee were Charles Lee and William Johnson. Approximately 58 attended. Readings were given by Mrs. Ed Lee. Hilda Roth. Myrta Lee, Ruth Coy, Mary Daffern, Irene Stilla bower, Charles Lee and Margaret TrcAvbridge. Guests included Mr. ancl nIn. j James Bright of White- White- land. William Liason of Indianapolis, Joe Titsworth, Alton Stillabower and Katie Stillabower. all of Edinburg. jce cream I ice civtiiii was cvriru m uic unci .. .... .... i i 1 1 r .. noon. The 21st annual McFadden-Linton McFadden-Linton McFadden-Linton reunion was held, with 100 attending. attending. Officers held over were T. J. Linton, president, and Audra Boles, secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. The program and place committee was composed of Chester McMurray. Myrtle Naile. and Mabel Paris. T. J. Linton of Trafalgar, was the oldest person present, and Evelyn Lorene Richardson, Richardson, six-months six-months six-months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elza Richardson of Samaria, Samaria, was the youngest. Relatives from Ohio. Illinois. Boone county and various other places attended. Littletons Reunite. Descendants of Mr. and Mi's. E. B. Littleton held their fourth annual gathering. Charies Littleton was selected selected as the new president, and Mildred Mildred Legan as the new secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. Retiring are President Walter Cuppy of Indianapolis, and secretary-treasurer secretary-treasurer secretary-treasurer Marcella Fisher of Whiteland. The entertainment committee was composed of Miss Marcella Fisher and Miss Eoris Legan, and the grounds committee of Mrs. Dora Legan and Mrs. Charles Littleton. The youngest attendant was Charles Richard Littleton, and the oldest H. R. Fisher of Whiteland. Out-of- Out-of- Out-of- Out-of- town guests were Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Bohall, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cuppy. of Indianapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Snyder and daughter, Lucille, of Danv ille. Viola Ford was re-elected re-elected re-elected president president at the 15th annual reunion of descendants of Uriah and Cathern Ford. New officers are Grace Ford, vice-president vice-president vice-president and May Olden, sec-retary-trea.surer. sec-retary-trea.surer. sec-retary-trea.surer. sec-retary-trea.surer. sec-retary-trea.surer. Alice Zoe McKee is retiring secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. Grace Ford was ground committeeman. Deaths occurring in the family were Zeck Ford. August 7, 1938; May Ford. August 2. 1938. and Dora Ford, widow of Wemps Ford. Officers of the twentieth annual Groves reunion were George Oaks, president and Mrs. George Coff-nwn. Coff-nwn. Coff-nwn. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. Seventy attended. Forty descendants of Samuel and Nancy Young Walker met, re-elect re-elect re-elect ing Flossie Walker as president; Hazel Dake as secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. 75 MeClafns Present. The seventeenth annual gathering of descendants of Mathis and Eliza Devore McClain was attended by 75 relatives. New officers selected were Lora McClain, president; Charles Gaunce. vice-president, vice-president, vice-president, and Frances McClain. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. Retiring officers included Ray mond McClain. Fannie Petro and Chester McClain. Members of the general committee were Harry McClain. McClain. W. W. McClain and Ernest McClain. The eighth reunion of the Alva Neal high school class of 1930 met, with approximately 30 in attendance attendance Herschel Bryant was chosen new president, with Mrs. Marian VanVleet Henderson. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. secretary-treasurer. Retiring are President Charles Deppe and Secretary -Treasurer -Treasurer -Treasurer Mildred Swift. As a part of the afternoon's program. program. W. Stanley Porter, for nine years principal at Alva Neal. gave a talk on the new Alva Neal building and on his new position as vice-principal vice-principal vice-principal at Anderson high school. Mr. Porter was sponsor of the 1930 class, and he and Mrs. Porter have attended all their reunions. Plans were discussed for the 1940 reunion, by which, as the tenth, all members of the graduating class could attend. There were 91 seniors. seniors. Definite plans will be announced announced at the 1939 gathering. A chartered bus brought members members of the Young Ladies' Sodality of the St. Catherine's church in Indianapolis to the FranKlin park for their annual picnic. Approximately Approximately fifty came. Softball was enjoyed in the afternoon. Several family picnics supplemented supplemented the many reunions and the attendance at Memorial swimming pool, which would otherwise have been low because of the cool weather. Gather at Johnson's. The 49th annual meeting of descendants descendants of James and Sarah For- For- ! ree Mullikin w as held Sunday at the L. O. Johnson camp, southeast of Franklin, with approximately 1 100 in attendance. The group Is one of the oldest reunions in this vicinity, and plans were made for the golden jubilee reunion which is to be held at the Johnson camp on Featherngill Davis. Mrs. John Boyd, will be held either at the City hall or the fair grounds. None cf the children cf Mr. and Mrs. James Mullikin are living, but ten grandchildren were present. They were: Lora Mullikin, Mrs. Ethel Mullikin Riggs, Frank Mullikin, Mullikin, Will Hunt, Ira Mullikin, Charles c. Featherngill, Julia Viola Featherngill and Mary E. Featherngill. The oldest relative present was Mary E. Featherngill, 80, and the youngest, James Robert Mitchell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Mitchell, Mitchell, of Franklin, 10 weeks old. Officers are: Edd Bridges, president; president; Julia Davis, secretary-treasurer, secretary-treasurer, secretary-treasurer, secretary-treasurer, and Will Hunt, vice president. president. Attending from out-of-town out-of-town out-of-town out-of-town out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. Ira Mullikin, of La-aoga; La-aoga; La-aoga; Mr. and Mrs. Shirley featherngill featherngill and son, Charles, of Danville; Danville; Travis Muilikin, of May wood; Harriett Poe, of Indianapolis; Mrs. Louis Mullikin and son and Elva Barenger, of Kent; Wilma Lay, of Briston, Ky., and Donald Vandi-vier, Vandi-vier, Vandi-vier, of Louisville, Ky. Descendants of William and Margaret Ennis re-united re-united re-united at th-i th-i th-i home of Miss Eunice Gross, Sunday. Sunday. Forty, the majority of them nieces and nephews of Mr. and Mrs. Ennis, were present. A program program of memorials for those deceased deceased in the past year and speeches speeches by relatives furnished the afternoon's afternoon's entertainment. Next year's gathering will be held at Martinsville. Martinsville. Net Coach Weds In Edinburg Rite Miss Joan Cutsinger Bride Of John Gwin EDINBURG, Aug. 22 Miss Joan Cutsdnger, daughter of Mrs. Ruth Cutsinger of Edinburg. became the bride of John W. Gwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry tiwin. of Conners-ville. Conners-ville. Conners-ville. Sunday afternoon in a ceremony ceremony at the Edinburg Presbyterian church. Preceding the ceremony Mrs. Ben G. Breeding, organist, played "Indian "Indian Love Call." from "Rose Marie." During the ceremony the beautiful "Liebestraum" by Liszt and "L'Amour Toujour L'Amour" were played. Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" was played as a recessional. A single ring service was read by the Rev. Arthur Hale Keeney. pastor pastor of the church, in the presence of immediate relatives and friends. The brid? wore a charming traveling traveling dress of tiel blue crepe with dahlia accessories and a corsage of orchids. Immediately following the ceremony ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's mother on East Main Cross street for the popular young couple. Out-of-town Out-of-town Out-of-town Out-of-town Out-of-town guests included the bride's aunt. Mrs. Cora King of Indianapolis: the bridegroom's bridegroom's parents and his sister. Miss Nellie Gwin, of Indianapolis, and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Beeson. of Con-nersville. Con-nersville. Con-nersville. After a motor trip through the Smoky Mountains and the Southern states, Mr. and Mrs. Gwin will be at home in Connersville. Mrs. Gwin attended Butler university university at Indianapolis and is a member of Kapta Alpha Theta sorority. sorority. She is a graduate of Edinburg Edinburg high school. For the past three years she has taught at Tay-lorsville Tay-lorsville Tay-lorsville grade school near here. Mr. Gwin is a graduate of Connersville Connersville high school, where he was an outstanding athlete, and of Hanover college, where he increased his athhMc prowess with stellar playing on the football and basketball basketball team. He is. a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. Following his graduation Mr. Gwin came to Edinburg where he taueht in Edinburg high school and coached the Edinburg Maroom basketball basketball team following the resignation resignation of Roger "Beany" Whit comb. He resigned at the end of 1937 to accept a position as associate coach at Connersville high school. Last Rites Held For County Ex-Treasurer Ex-Treasurer Ex-Treasurer EDINBURG. Aug. 22 Funeral services for William H. Breeding. 82. former county treasurer and retired banker, who died Friday after a few-hours' few-hours' few-hours' illness, were held Sunday afternoon afternoon at the home on North Main street. The rites were in charge of the Rev. Glenn O. Mills. Mr. and Mrs. William Gosney sang "Lead. Kindly Light." Burial was made in Rest Haven cemetery. Pall bearers were Ed Breeding. Dolph Hartman. Howard Breeding. Fred Dorsey and Albert Breeding, of Edinburg. and Howard Dorsey of Cincinnati, Ohio. JOHN NORTIICOTT WEDS MISS VIRGINIA REZAB. EDINBURG, Aug. 22 Miss Virginia Virginia Rezab became the bride of John R. Northcott. son of Mrs. J. B. Northcott. of Cedar Rapids. Ia.. in a beautiful ceremony Saturday evening at 8:30 o'clock at the First Presbyterian church of Oak Park. 111., the home of the bride. The bridegroom's mother is a native native of Edinburg. and he visited his aunts, the Misses Anna and Edith Winterberg, this summer. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mutz. of Indianapolis, formerly of here, attended the wedding wedding as he was an usher. Mrs. Marie Mut Breeding, of Indianapolis, also attended the wedding.