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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, June 13, 1962
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Wednesday Evening, June 13, 1962. FAMOUS INDIANA ESTATE EMERGES IN NEW ROLE OF PUBLIC SERVICE By HORTENSE MYERS United Press International INDIANAPOLIS (UPD-One of •• the most famous,, estates in Indiana during the 19th Century gradually is emerging in a new role far removed from its former fash, ionable life. Eight-hundred - acre Englishton Park located near Lexington in Scott County, was home for one of the foremost Hoosier families for five generations. But with the death of Capt. William E. English in 1926, following a Roaring 20s tragedy, in which his only child was killed, the place fell into disuse. However, four years ago, the courts awarded Englishton Park ito the Presbyterian National Missions Homes and the place is, in the words of its resident director, James B. Hardie, "at the beginning of a new chapter of greal promise in service." Because Capt. English had lefl Englishton Park in trust to establish the Rosalind English Home for Children, in memory of his daughter, one of the new roles in volves helping children. A barn on the property has been remodelet 70 Attend Dinner At St. Vincent's Seventy members of the St. Vin cent's Altar-Rosary society gath ered recently in the school audi torium for a covered dish dinner Tables were decorated with bou quets of mixed flowers.-The open ing prayer was given by Rt. Rev Msgr. John P. Schall. Mrs. Mary Ellen Miller, presi dent, introduced the guests, anc presided at the business session Following the secretary-treasure account, Mrs. Henry Hodus re ported on the.adopted patient a the Slate Hospital. . It was announced that Circle 1 through 6 will be in charge o the October meeting with Mrs Helen Kennedy ais chairman. Mrs. Miller thanked Mrs. Trev Leffert and her committee for th success of Play Night held re cently. Msgr. Schall spoke briefly o: the members attending the funera Mass of deceased members, an closed with prayer. The meeting was then in charg of Mary Donahue. Several seta tions were sung by Aloysius Dun: and Michael Hinkle showed slide of his travels through Italy am France. Special guests at the event were Msgr. Schall, Rev. Thomas Fox Aloysius Dunn and Michael Hin We. A floral centerpiece was wo by Mrs. Patrick O'Donnell. A rangemenls for the dinner meetin were in charge of Mrs. Georg Bender and her committee composed of Circles 20 through 24. Area Residents Attend Reunion The annual Beeler family reunion was held Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dee Waller in Indianapolis. Special guests at the event were the Waller's daughter, son-in-law and grandson, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rigdon and Randy, of Lake- worth, Florida. Others attending from this area and their families are as follows: Mr. and Mrs. George Beeler, Mrs, Hazel Beeler, Mr. and Mrs. Joyce Johnson, Mr. and Mrs, Robert Beeler, Mr. and Mrs. Russell' Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Vic McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Rush, Jerry Gordon, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hayden, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knox, Mrs. Karen Clem, Mr, and Mrs. Roy Beeler and Mr. and Mrs. Rex Beeler, all of Logansport. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Rowland Elkins and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hardy, of Lucerne; 'Emory Beeler, of Revere, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. George Beeler, of Bridgeton, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Gordon, of South Bend; Mr. and Mrs, Eugene Beeler, of Indianapolis. to a school where classes for Walton Rainbow Assembly Stages Open Installation , , ,.,, Miss Peggy Barker, daughter ainable retarded children are o[ Mr and Mrs . charies Barker eld, as part of the public school 'stem. Home for Aged The other major new role is as retirement home for elderly per- ons. Soon to open in newly built uarters near the original old ome, now called the Manor ouse, is the Roe-Seal . Home, rtoney for this project was be- ueathed by Miss Mary T. Roe, ientl'and, in memory of her par- nls and an aunt. Hardie, • an electrical engineer of R.R. 4, Peru, was installed as worthy advisor of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls at impressive ceremonies at the Walton Masonic Hall, attended by Rainbow Girls, Eastern Stars, Masons and other guests. Installing Miss Barker, and Assembly officers during the evening were; installing officer, Sharon Schwalm, retiring worthy advisor; marshal!, Ruth Ann Morgan; chaplain, Beverly McBride; musician, Rosie Reutebuch; solo- Helvie. The East was decorated in Miss Barker's colors of blue, green and white. Her motto. Forever Truth, was suspended on a. blue background and enclosed by ivy. Ivy branches were placed on each of the other stations..Her chosen flower was the white carnation. Upon taking the obligation, Peggy was escorted.to the East, by •om Springfield, Ohio, and his.; s t i Joyce Reed; and recorder,' ife took charge of EngHshtdn "••• - "-'--:'ark in March, following the re- rement of Dr. Roy Mueller 'be- ause of health. The Hardies, •hose two children are grown, ccepted the new assignment be- ause it was church-related. "It is a real challenge and veryone we have met in Indiana ias been very cooperative," Har- ,ie said. About 20 people now vork and live regularly on the state. Mrs. Carl Blair, Muncie, a re- ired nurse who made a study of lomes for older persons, is work- ng as a volunteer in setting up health program' for the new iroject. In addition to the classes for hildren -and home for the elderly, he first of what is expected to be a series of cottages for persons wanting to join the community is under construction. It was built )y Mrs. Albert G. Parker, Jr., whose husband was president of lanover College at the time of his death in 1958. Camps and Retreats Hardie said that groups from -lanover, only nine miles away, 'requentl'y come to Englishton Park for conferences and re- Gilbert Apfelstadts Honored At Picnic Over. 100 members of the Webb Chapel church gathered at Dykeman park recently to honpr Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Apfelstadt and their sons, Rick, Mark and Gary, who are moving soon to Evansville. . • Decorated in red and white, the picnic tables were centered with articles suggestive of'the hobbies of the Apfelstadt family. Best wishes'were extended to the family and made visible by a large cake, shaped like a horse shoe, baked by Ho Coffing. Following the supper, enterlain- ent was provided in the form musical stunts, parodies and iginal poems. • Rev. Christian McClure gave brief talk during which time he icpressed appreciation for the lurch work the Apfelstadts had Mie. The Sunday school class, pre- mted a gift to the guests cf Teats. This summer, groups from I'resbyterian churches throughout :he st^te are planning to attend camps and retreats there.' Elisha Gale English settled in Scott County in 1818, served in the Indiana Legislature and was U.S. marshal. His son, William Hayden English, was born at Englishlon in 1822, and was speaker of the Indiana House for a marathon ses sion that followed the 1850 const! tutional convention and which was not subject to the 61-day limit. William H. later was elected t< Congress, during the adminislra tion of President Franklin Pierci and was the Democratic nominei for Vice President in 1880. Hi: only son, Capt. William E. Eng lish, was born at Englishton Park and he, too, served in the state legislature and Congress. Capt. English's daughter Rosa lind was killed in 1924 when he- car went off U.S. 40 south o Greencastle. Deer Creek HD i Hears of Events Eighteen members and one guest attended the June meeting of the Deer Creek township HD club No. 1 held at the home of Anna Merrell. Theresa Downham led in the salutes to the- flags followed with the creed in unison led by Wilma Stafford, president. Stella Fouts gave the history of the song of the month and led in group singing accompanied by Bess Smith. "The Spiritual Rock" was the topic ol devotions presented by Opal Morris. The group made plans for their part in the 4-H fair. The president made the following announcements; National HD Conference at Lexington, Ky., Aug. 12-14; Purdue conference, June 12-14; Achievement Day' Oct. 10, at 4-H building. The change of the by-laws and constitution were discussed and a mental health survey taken. The lesso'n was on herbs -and spices given by Eva Barbour and Mildred Snider. . The door prize went to Stella Fouts and co-hostesses were Mary Lou Wolfe, Eva Barbour and Mildred Snider. ler brother, Mark, and her sis- er, Mary Ann. The soloist, oyce Reed, sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Other officers of the ensuring erm were installed* as follows: NJiklu.Frey, worthy associate advisor; Jean Brown. Charity; Jane iensley, Hope; /,nita Rush, Faith; Sharon Schwalm, recorder; Phylis Ford, treasurer; Carol Chumney, chaplain; Patty Frushour, drill leader; Carol Wilson, Love; Judy Cornell, religion;. Bloria Brock, nature; Pat Hyman, immortality; Jane Bowyer, fidelity; lita Graham, patriotism; Sue Roberts, service; Connie Amos, confidential observer; Jill Brown, outer observer; Sandra Guy listorian; Janet Kunkle, Hoosier Promise reporter; Linda Scot and Janet Hurley, Bible escorts: Narda Shawver, American flag tribute; Donna Kunkle, Christian flag; Mary Price, Rainbow flag; Pheona Eaglin, birthday mistress- assistants to the Mother adviseor Ruth Ann Morgan, Bev McBride Rosie Reulebuch, Joyce Reed am Nikki Helvie. A drill, composed of 10 Rain bow Girls, told of her Rainbov life from the night of her initialior to her installation. She was the escorted, behind the altar, ii kneeling position, when, the «olo 1st sang "My Task." The retiring worthy adviso was escorted behind the altar t sign the Bible, at which time th soloist sang "Perfect Day." Sh was then escorted to the Eas and the assembly presented he with a gift. Upon receiving the gavel, Peg gy introduced her parents in th East and presented them with small gift. She then introducec the remaining part of her familj friends, Eastern Stars, Mason and visiting Rainbow Girls. The mother advisor then held short ceremony honoring a graduating seniors. Then "Mom Hall" with th aid of the retiring worthy adviso presided during the presentatio of merit awards. Narda Shawve and Jenny Mohler received th high points award. Jane Hensle received grand reprcsentativ nomination. Mrs. Hall then di cussed a trip to grand assembly The worthy advisor thanked a those who helped in any way an invited all Masons and Easter Stars to attend meetings eac second and fourth Monday night Tho next meeting will be a bus np*s meeting on June 11. In closing, the soloist sang th "Lord's Prayer" and Dave Ang' gave benediction. The dining room was decorate in green and white. Hefreshmen cf cake and punch were serve to approximately 95 people Mrs. Alice, Long, Mrs. Margart Jaberg, Mrs. Barbara Ferguso and Mrs. Betty Morris. INDIAN. CREEK CWF The .last four chapter of "Reve- tions" were., discussed by Florice Koebcke , during 'the recent =ssion of the.Indian Creek CWF eld at the church with Florence uey as hostess. Glenn Herd gave devotions "Til Reach the Golden Strand," tak- n from the so'ng "Near the ross" after the group sang it. Glenn Herd also reported on IB spring institute held at Wol- ott. 'It was announced that al! e layettes were finished anc lorence Koebcke, service direc ir, will mail them this week. Contests were held and refresh menls served to 14 members anc ve guests. HYMAN REUNION The annual Hyman reunion wi be held Sunday at Mrs. Alia man's farm hi Deer Creek town ship; In case of inclement wealh er, the family will meet at th Center EUB church basement. SEE BILL WRIGHT from Logansports EASTGAVE BEAUTY MARK BiliLLWiRUQHir FRIDAY, JUNE 15 ON TV CHANNEL 6 The Bernie 'Herman Movie Time Show 9:00 u.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bill Will Show 'New Fantasy Hair Styles on 2 Logansport Models, Sandy OeGnef and iDiane Isaacs. EASTGATE BEAUTY MARK BASHGATiE PLAZA 'PHONE 483 T Read the Want Ads! Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Nine 'si lota Xi Holds 'ledge Service For sline New Members An impressive pledge service as conducted for nine new members of Alpha Xi chapter of Psi ota Xi sorority Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Robert Creuzberger, route 4. Mrs. 'Thomas' Medland was pledge officer, and new pledges ire Mrs. Jazries Robinson, to. Richard Rammel, Miss Sue lodge, Mrs. Ray Plotner, Miss 3 am Brandenstein, Miss Carol ^orzinskay, Miss Pamela Jones,- tfiss Ann Kiesling and Miss Connie Wyrick.' Mrs. Medland conducted the service before a, table centered with a bouquet of yellow and blue lowers and the sorority crest, lankedi on either side with candelabra holding turquoise tapers. Music for the .service was provided by Mrs,-..Hopkins, Mrs:; Jonald Barnes, .Mrs. Richard ^amblin, Mrs., Robert Johnson, 1 Mrs. Carl Johnson, Mrs. George Kiesling, Mrs. Charles Kirigery, Mrs. Robert Kitchell-, Mrs.--.tames Myers, Mrs. L. J.' Powlen and Miss Maryellen Mull. Mrs. William, Hopkins, conductress, has been instructing the new pledges for membership in the sorority. Sorority members got a special surprise at a style show--"Designs of Psi lotes" presented by the pledges with Ray Plotner as narrator. The fashions that were shown were clothes belonging to members, their every-day garb for hobbies and housework. Acquisition of them had been made without the knowledge of the members. 'Refreshments were served by Mrs. Kreuzberger, assisted by a committee composed of Mrs Doyle Campbell, chairman, Mrs Attention Brides: New Deadline! The unusual rush of June weddings has made it necessary to impose a new deadline for wedding stories and pictures for the Sunday edition. Effective Monday, June 18, only weddings which take place the day before and the day of publication will appear in Sunday's paper. If pictures are not available at this time, the story will be used without the picture. (Pictures will be used when they arc available.) Wedding stories and pictures for the Sunday paper MUST be in the office of the Logansport Press or Pharos-Tribune society editor no later than the Thursday prior to the wedding. A weekend wedding that is not reported, until after the ceremony will be published at the discretion of the society editors. Social Calendar WEDNESDAY 8; 30'p.m.—Shrine Ladies, entertain Nobles, at club. 1 p.m.—LHS class of 1922, Mrs. Lucille O'Neill, route 2. 7; 30 p.m.—Clymers WSCS, at church. 7:30 p.m.—Worthwhile HD, Nell Cook, 1000 North.. 8 -p.m.—BPW, city building. 8 p.m.—Royal Center OES, Masonic hall. THURSDAY All-Day—Pleasant Valley Ladies' Aid, at church. Nobn—GIA to the B. of L. E., covered dish dinner, Memorial home. 12:30 p.m.—Circle 2, Calvary Presbyterian church, luncheon at home of Mrs. John I. Shafer, Sr., 204 25th; final meet until fall. 1:15 p.m.—Women of St. Luke's church, Mrs. Frank J. Miller, • • . Timbercrest Drive. 1:30 p.m.—Jefferson HD 2, Hattie Barr. 1:30 p.m.—Mary Dykeman Guild, Memorial hospital cafeteria. 1:30 p.m.—Clay HD, Violet Armey's home; note change of meeting place. 1:30 p.m.—Women of St. Paul's Lutheran church, Mrs. Pearl Jones. Salt is probably the earliest basic food product. It has been a requirement of living thing's throughout all stages of evolution, from the beginning of geologic time. Joseph Uhl, Mrs. Paul Porter and Mrs. James Myers. The floral centerpiece was given as a door prize to .Mrs. Clay Morris. A picnic sponsored by the new pledges will be held in July. Reports Ordered WASHINGTON- The Securities and Exchange Commission or dere'd real estate investmen trusts and realty companies to furnish detailed quarterly report on cash distributions to share holders. The reports will be required of realty trusts having more than $2 million in registered securities. ulton OES Fetes District. 18 Deputy . Dorothy Gricst, Deputy of DIs- rict 18, was an honored guest at ?ulton chapter, No. 376, OES, meeting Monday night. Bouquets if garden flowers decorated tho chapter room. Worthy matron, Elsie Graham,- ipened the business meeting. The. • District Deputy was escorted to he east by conductress Berdenia- Ball. Soloist, Shirley Hulls, sang • n her honor and she was wel- corned in poem by the worthy . matron and presented a gift from he chapter. Grand Reprcscnla- ' iVe, Grace Rader, was intro-'; duced and welcomed. Invitations were read to district deputy visits at Kewanria on. June 26 and June 18 at Lafon- .aine, inspection at Royal Center with Fidelity Logansport and Ke- vanna on July 14, and Friend's Night at Ruth Peru on June 25th ivith Fulton organist as a special guest. Five candidates were initiated under the direction of Worthy Patron, Zephere Martin. The new members were welcomed by the worthy matron. District Deputy jjve her instructions and remarks and closed with a poem 'Philosophy." Short talks were given by Rainbow "Mom", Carlene Rentschler, and, representative, Grace Radef. Visitors were introduced from Twelve Mile, Macy, Akron, and Rochester. 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