IT'S DAD'S DAY •tigs*" :| §i^iP w ' f ^"-^: Nothing makes a father more proud than when he walks down the center aisle to give his daughter in marriage. J. E. Eisert, of 520 Seventeenth street, gives an eye of approval to the wedding gown his daughter, Janet Lee, will wear for her wedding on September 29.. The Eiserts also have a son. Mrs. Max (Sally) Allen, of North Manchester, and J. Harold Mertz, of 2521 North.street, are spending today with their father, Charles M. Mertz, who was 89-years old on May 29. A lifelong resident of Burnettsville, Charles Mertz is still active in farming. He was born 100 rods from where he now lives and was the founding director in 1902 of the State Bank of Burnettsville and still serves in that capacity. He is expecting a visit this summer from his brother, William, 91, of Detroit, Mich., who is a practicing attorney. Charles Mertz has another daughter, Mrs. Ray (Ruth) Petry, of Durham, N.C. Like father, like son. Paul Maple is shown giving football instructions to three of his sons. Nearest him is Steve, 15; in the center is Ed, 18;- and far right is Mike, 21. Athletics is a natural characteristic of the Maple family. The father and Steve and Mifoj ail compete in the same sports, football and track, while Ed stars in football and baseball. - Maple's oldest son is Paul Jr., 25, of Bangor, Maine. He has two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Betty Ann) Wilson, of 87 Fourteenth, and Susie Maple, 19, of Peru. There are four grandsons.
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