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Sunday, July 7, 1968
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PAGE 8 SEC. 2- HOOSIER NEWS BRIEFS Swiss Wine Festival Will Honor Settlers STAR STATE REPORT Vevay, Ind. The first annual Swiss Wine Festival will be held here Aug. 15-18 to honor the Swiss settlers who founded Vevay 155 years ago and grew vineyards in the Ohio River Valley. Swiss folk music and entertainment, Swiss costumes and, of course, Swiss wine will highlight the celebration in the Switzerland County, seat named for the Swiss city of Vevay. An Edelweiss Princess beauty pageant at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 will open the Festival. Other featured events will include a Swiss folk sing on the riverfront Aug. 16; a parade, grape press and water-hose fight staged by Vevay's volunteer firemen on Aug. 17, and a water show by the Kent ucky-Indiana-Ohio Ski Club Aug. 18. To Dedicate Bridge Berne, Ind. United States Representative J. Edward Roush (D-Ind.) will deliver the dedicatory address at 1:30 p.m. next Sunday for a new bridge over the Wabash -.i.f RFMIRTIAN IN fltn... THIS WEEK ONLY!!! 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The first famiily to live in Friend- Slitht eddltlenel cheree tor elterina frames. Ne cheree for tlttlnt end ee-killing frames. o.3V r.n. IN STOCK IMMEDIATE DELIVERY! 547-2701 BANK FINANCING MIDWEST BANK CARD SHOPPER'S CHARGE ship Village, a new low-rent housing area here, moved into their house last week, when completed, the housing project will have 50 low rent units, 30 for the elderly and 20 for others. Firms Merging Berne, Ind. The Dunbar Furniture Corporation of Berne is merging with General Interiors Corporation, Arthur M. Wirtz, chairman of Dunbar, and Collin M. Capri, chairman of General, announced after signing of a purchase contract. Mrs. James Belzler Mrs. Opal M. Betzler. 50 years old. 201 North Seventh Avenu1!, Beech Grove, died yesterday in St. Francis Hospital. A native of Shelbyville, Mrs. Betzler was a Beech Grove resident 20 years. She retired last May because of ill health from Creative Packaging Inc. where she was a machine operator 19 years. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ and had been a member of the Tee-Pee Restaurant bowling team several years. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Burial will be in Concordia Cemetery. Survivors include the husband, James W. Betzler; four sisters, Mrs. Helen Hassee, Mrs. Thelma Bohall and Mrs. Bertha Gardner, all of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Mildred iRoehl of Nashville, Ind.; and five brothers, Clarence O. Berkholz of Brooklyn, Ind. and William F., Leo C, Rob ert H. and James A. Berkholz, all of Indianapolis. Mrs. Foxworthy Funeral services for Mrs, Mary G. Foxworthy, 87 years old, Fort Myers, Fla., a for mer Indianapolis resident, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Engelhardt Funeral Home, Fort Myers. Burial will be in the Fort Myers Ceme tery. A native of Shelby County and longtime resident of the Irvington area, Mrs. Foxwor thy died Friday in a Fort Myers nursing home. She had resided in Florida the last 22 years. She was a member of the Irvington Methodist Church and the Irvington Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a son, W. L. Foxworthy of Fort Myers; a daughter, Mrs. Eliz abeth Hanson of Madison, Wis,, and four grandchildren Mrs. Effie J. Benner Plainfield. Ind. Funeral services for Mrs. Effie J. Ben ner, 88 years old. Plainfield, will be held at 10 a.m. Mon day in Hall-Baker Funeral Home here. Burial will be at Mount Carmel, III. She died Friday in a Leb anon nursing home. Survivors include two dauchters. three sons, two sis ters. seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. SQ. YD. OPEN TODAY (Sun.) NOON TO 5 P.M. MON, Thru SAT. S-5,30 FRI. NITES Mil I P.M. THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR- OBITUARIES Carl J. Palmer Dies ; Official Of Ayres Funeral services for Carl J. Palmer, 46 years old, 3718 Euclid Avenue, head of the jewelry department at L. S. Ayres & Co.'s Glendale store, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Dorsey Funeral Home, with burial in Washington Park East Cemetery, A native of Lynn, Mass., Mr. Palmer moved here from Falmouth, Mass., in 1952. He had worked for Ayres since he came to Indianapolis. Mr. Palmer was a member of the Fourth Church of Christ Scientist; the Indianap oils Sailing Club and Irvington Masonic Lodge. He was a World War I Coast Guard veteran. Survivors include the. wid ow, Mrs. Mildred Palmer; a sister, Mrs. Lemoyne Thatcher of Rhode sland and three brothers, Robert Palmer, Russell Palmer and Theodore Palmer, and his mother, Mrs. Evelyn N. Palmer, all of Fal mouth, Mass. Fred Welch Dies; Was Retired Grocer Funeral services for Fred J. Welch, 89 years old, who had operated a grocery near Bridgeport, will be at 10 a.m. Mondav in St. Susanna Catho lic Church in Plainfield. Burial will be in Holy Cross Ceme- tery. Mr. Welch died Friday in a Plainfield nursing home. A native of Perry County, Pa he moved to Indiana in 1922. Mr. Welch operated the grocery at U.S. 40 and Six Points Road from 1936 to 1948. He also had worked for the old Askin and Marine Clothing Company in Indianapolis as auditor and business manager. Survivors include two sons, Fred J. Welch Jr. and Robert Welch, and a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Gehl, all of Indianapolis. Mrs. Minnie B. Rush Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie B. Rush, 73 years old, 4634 Primrose Avenue, former owner of the Rush Box Company, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the G. H. Herrmann South East Street Fu neral Home. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Johnson County. A native of Germany and a resident of Indianapolis 68 years, Mrs. Rush died Friday in St. Francis Hospital. She owned and operated the Rush Box Company 15 years before retiring 3 years ago. She was a member of Gar field Park United Church of Christ Survivors include a daugh ter. Miss Ruth R. Rush, and a sister. Mrs. Margaret Woods, both of Indianapolis. C. W. Frantzreb Clifford W. Frantzreb, 83 years old. 12117 East 75th Street, a retired farmer, died yesterday in his home. Mr. Frantzreb was a native of Indianapolis and had lived here all of his life. He was a member of McCordsville Unit ed Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Fisher Funeral Home, with burial in the Oaklandon IOOF Cemetery. Survivors include the wid ow, Mrs. Nettie M. Frantzreb, and a son, Carl D. Frantzreb of Indianapolis. Donald F. Gillespie Funeral services for Donald F. Gillespie, 47 years old, R.R 8. Indianapolis, a veteran of World War II. will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Hall-Baker Funeral Home at Plainfield. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery at Plainfield. He died of a heart attack on Friday while at work for the Wege Marble and Tile Company. Survivors include his wid ow, Mrs. Dorothy Gillespie; his mother, Mrs. Elva Gillespie of Plainfield; six stepchildren, four brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Mabel Carr Lebanon, Ind. Mrs. Mabel Carr, 76 years old, an employe of the Methodist Children's Home here for 28 years, died yesterday In With-am Memorial Hospital. She is survived by one son, two daughters, a brother and a sister. , Funeral services are being arranged at Russell and Hitch Mortuary. sees- J John W.Anderson, Retired Grocer, Dies Funeral services for John W. (Jack) Anderson, 6466 Central Avenue, retired wholesale produce merchant, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Flanner and Buchanan Broad Ripple Mortuary. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery., Mr1. Anderson, 82 years old, died Friday in Winona Memorial Hospital. Mr. Anderson was a partner in a wholesale produce business at the South Side Market from 1945 to 1951, when he retired. Between 1901 and 1928 Mr. Anderson operated three grocery stores in Indianapolis. In 1928, he moved to Ko-komo, where he operated a supermarket until 1945. Mr. Anderson was a mem ber of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, Ancient Land marks Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Marie Anderson; seven daughters, Mrs. Joann Powell and Mrs. Joyce Endres, both Speedway' Mrs. Peggy Nieman, Mrs. Georgia Shackelford, Mrs. Beatrice Cederholm, Mrs. Harriet McClimon, all of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Sue Perry of San Mateo, Calif.; a son, John H. Anderson of Indianapolis; five stepsons, Linus A. Mills, W. Joe Mills, R. Edward Mills, H. Bill Mills, all of Indianapolis, and J. Myron Mills of Los Angeles, Calif.; 38 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren. Mrs. Joseph Thacker Dies; Ex-Union Aide Mrs. Grace M. Thacker, 68 years old, 836 North Layman Avenue, former secretary to the late Daniel J. Tobin, past president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, died yesterday in a local nursing home. Mrs. Thacker was the wife of Joseph Thacker, a chiropractor. She was a native of Bloom- field and resided in Indianapo lis 45 years. She was secretary to the union leader from 1929 to 1949. Mrs. Thacker was organist and secretary of the Engle wood Christian Church, a past matron of the Englewood Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Cheer Guild at James Whit- comb Riley Hospital for Chil dren. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel. Burial will be in Me morial Park Cemetery. Survivors, besides the hus band, include one brother, Vernon Creighton of Indian apolis. Simonetta Coleman Westfield, Ind. Funeral services for Simonetta Robin Coleman, 14 years old, R.R. 1, Carmel, victim of a traffic accident near St. Clairsville, O., will be held at 2 p.m. Tues day in the McMullan Funeral Home here. Burial will be in Carmel Cemetery. Miss Coleman died Friday in Ohio Valley General Hospital at Wheeling, of in juries suffered in the June 24 crash. Her father and sister were also killed in the acci dent. Indianapolis, Area Deaths Mrs. Betty Jean Johnson, 39, years old, 220 McLean Place. a lifelong resident of Indian apolis, died Friday in her home. Mrs. Correaner Benson, 70, 3010 North Kenwood Avenue, died Wednesday in St. Vincent Hospital. Mrs. Henrietta McCombs, 37, 1061 Eugene Street, died Wednesday at Marion County General Hospital. Eugene Newman, 58, died Friday in his home at 702 North Dorman Street. Mrs. Patty J. Rackley, 83, died yesterday In her home, 1513 Fletcher Avenue. Charles Parkle, 68, 544 West 25th Street, died Friday at Zionsville. Ollie A. Spurr, 43, 2032 North Keystone Avenue, died yesterday In Community Hospital. Mrs. Daisy Mae Walkup, 67, 4985 Knollton Road, died Friday in the home of a daughter at 3921 Conrad Drive. Mrs. Katherine Bredewater, 97 years old, 1703 Christopher Lane, died Friday In a local nursing home. Science Takes I. Harrison J. Ullmann, prize-winning Indianapolis Star science writer, yesterday was named director of the Indiana University Medical Center Information office. Ullmann, who has been on The Star for seven years, will work with William B. Spencer, university relations officer for the new I.U. at Indianapolis complex. His appointment was made by the I.U. Board of Trustees. Ullmann will direct the information office, formerly known as the Medical Center News Bureau, and will engage in in-depth health science writing and reporting. "ALL OF US here at the Medical Center are more than nleased that Mr. Ullmann's considerable talents will be turning to working for us," Dr. Kenneth Penrod, Medical Center provost, said. Ullmann has served as a general assignment reporter, business columnist and science writer for The Star. He came to The Star from the Cleveland (O.) Plain Dealer. A Boston (Mass.) native, he is a graduate of Mishawaka High School and Indiana University. He has served in the United States Army. Ullmann has won several Mrs. Gertrude Pfarr Mrs. Gertrude Pfarr, 72 years old, R. R. 5, Noblesville, a former resident of Indianapolis, died yesterday in St. Vincent's Hospital. She was a native of Marion and lived in Indianapolis 40 years before moving to Hamilton County 20 years ago. Mrs. Pfarr was the widow of William Pfarr, a motion picture projectionist, who died last March. She was a member of Little Flower Catholic Church. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Shirley Brothers Drexel Chapel and at 10 a.m. in the church. Entombment will be in Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Mausoleum. Survivors include two sons, Richard and William Pfarr, both of Indianapolis; two brothers, Anton Ulrich of Cleveland, O., and Eugene Ulrich of Louisville, Ky.;. four sisters, Sister Celine of Hyatts-ville, Md.; Mrs. Emily South of Bethel, O.; Mrs. Caroline Hoeffel of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Helen Roche of Lexington, Ky., and eight grandchildren. THE AMERICAN vi Writer U. Po s t V -V 4, L JO- HARRISON J. ULLMANN awards, most recently the 1967 Chris Savage Award at I.U., and in 1966 held a Congressional fellowship of the American Political Science Association. For The Most Wonderful Summer-Time) Comfort, Tht Year Around mm. 'mm j tMVtmiffti NOW International Electrie HOT WATER HEAT WITHOUT PLUMBING Water anet Anti-Freeie eealed-iej per monentky... never needs refilling. Installed permanently far entire homes, apartment,, etc HEALTHIEST Circulating hot water gives you the kind of con. trolled all-over warmth many doc tors choose for their own homes, without the dry, parched air that other methods of heating give, and without dust or dirt blowing round. SAFEST Place your filmiest drapes right over the heater without the slightest danger. More important, children and pets can't be burned. ECONOMICAL-You get balanced, steady warmth even when current is turned off. After thermostat turns off electric element, circulating hot water continues to circulate heat for comfortable warmth. SEND COUPON FOR LJ r arj.mMiifiMmwiin.tii.iinmiim Elelnine in detail about tfilt amiilni new keiflnf nnlf and how It tan j Benefit ov. Absolute! NO OBLIGATION. ! FARRELL-ARGAST ELECTRIC CO. I 6905 E. 32nd St. 546-4041 I Your Name . nuui cij on ELECTRIC COMPANY ou 6905 East 32nd St. A SERIES BEGINNING MONDAY IN THE NEWS What has been his place in history? Few people actually know because with little exception the Negro has been overlooked in the annals of American history; his contributions to society forgotten. A Negro-French explorer, Jean Bap-tiste Ponte du Sable, founded Chicago. A Negro, Crispus Attucks, was the first person to die in the Revolution. In World War I the Germans called the black 369th Infantry the "Hell Fighters," and the French decorated the entire regiment with the Croix de Guerre and Legion of Honor. Since the discovery of the New World Negroes have played a significant, but often forgotten or ignored role. This series is a background of understanding. For a greater awareness and knowledge of the Negro's past don't miss 11 THE AMERICAN beginning For convenient home delivery call 6339211. ly carrier 50c per week. SUNDAY, JULY 7, 1968 Ben Ryan, Noted Song Writer, Dies In Jersey Leonia, N.J. (AP) Song writer and vaudeville performer Ben Ryan, who wrote "Inka Dinka Doo" for Jimmy Durante, died Friday at his home here after a long illness. He was 77. Among Ryan's other betterv known songs are "Heart of My Heart," "M-i-s-s-i-s-s-i-p-p-i and "When Frances Dances with Me." ' ' ' He also wrote scripts for ,: George White's "Scandals" ma terial for comedians Jacic Benny, Groucho Marx and Fred Allen, and acts for -burlesque shows. . :; The Kansas "City native, whose full name was Bennett A. Ryan, broke into show business at age 12. His widow, Helen, said he counted among his closest friends the late singer Sophie Tucker and the late writer, Ring Lardner. FOR NEXT WINTER V Comfort Economy Call Us Now For Free Estimate Of Conversion Cost To Low 4 Cost Electric Heat Survey includes Check of present Insulation e. to permit year-round com fort. Check of present electrical system to give you full house power. Estimate of removal of old heating system and conversion to electric heat. 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