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JAMES J. DAVIS TO PRESIDE AT LODGEPROGRAM Labor Secretary to Arrive Here on June 24 for Moose Invitation. Moose lodge members of the city are looking forward to welcoming James J. Davis, secretary of labor, to this city Tuesday, June 24. Davis, who is director-general of the Loyal Order of Moose, will come here to preside at a big initiation of Indianapolis lodge 17. A large number of candidates have applied for admisssion in a class at that t.me, to be designated the James J. Davis class. Lived in Indiana Lodge officials reported today they expected to have 100 candi dates enrolled for the ceremonies. Present membership of the order in Indianapolis is in excess of 5,000. J. E. Newcomb, membership drive chairman, reported twenty new candidates at the last meeting. The initiatory session will be In form of a home-coming for Davis, who is a former resident of this state and an early promoter of Moose activities in this section. Secretary 20 Years William Anderson, secretary of Lodge 17, is heading arrangements for reception of the director-general. Women of Mooseheart legion, aux iliary of the order, are preparing a class of applicants under direction of Mrs. Anna Newbauer. Anderson was honored by his lodge last week in recognition of completion of twenty years of serv ice in the secretarial post. He became secretary of Indian apolis lodge June 10, 1910. Members joined with officials in honoring -the secretary for his long and faithful service. MRS. BRUNNER NAMED COUNCILLOR OF 0. OF A. Chosen Chief of Quaker City Group; Mrs. White Also Elected. Em Timn Special RICHMOND, Ind., June 16.—Mrs. Grace Brunner recently was named councillor of the Quaker City coun cil, 75, Daughters of America. At installation services to be held the first meeting night in July newly elected officers will take their posts. Other officers are: Mrs. Mae White, associate councillor; Miss Mabel Engelbert, vice-counsellor; Miss Emma Williams, associate vice-councillor; Miss C. Stephenson, recording secretary; Mrs. Halcie Pickett, financial secretary; Mrs. Katherine Baetz, conductress; Mrs. Minnie Tipton, warden; Oliver Bowler, inside sentinel; Leonard Engelbert, outside sentinel; Clar ence Engelbert, pianist; Mrs. Fanny Morris, team captain, and Mrs. Stella La Fuze, Mrs. Grace Ryan and Mrs. Morris, representatives to the state convention. LEGIONNAIRES TO BE GIVEN SPECIAL RATES National Convention to Be Held in Boston, Oct. 6 to 9. /;u Times special BOSTON, June 16.—Special rates to LegionnaLcs for a round-trip to and from annual national Amer ican Legion convention to be held in Boston, Oct. 6 to 9, will be avail able, according to schedules an nounced by Charles H. Colo, trans portation committee chairman. The final date on which reduced rates will be available for return trips from the convention is Nov. 13. Dates during which Legionnaires may take advantage of reduced lares to Boston are varied, accord ing to distance of states from Boston. Already special tours of consid erable scope are being arranged by several states, and It is expected that many more parties will be ar ranged before the convention time. FORM NEW FRATERNAL ORDER IN INDIANAPOLIS United American Works Incorpo rated; Carl Hill Named Ch'ef. Indianapolis is to be headquarters cf a newly organized fraternal erder, the United Order of Amer ican Workers, recently incorporated in this state. The order admits both men and women between the ages of 16 and 60 years of age and announced as being devoted to social fellowship. Members to comprise the supreme lodge staff to be located here are: Carl Hill, supreme president; Ed ward Eikman, vice-president; Don Wells, secretary; Hyatt Johnson, instruction, Samuel Grimes, treas urer; Mattie Johnson, benevolence; Hattie Wentworth, social and Oscar Wentworth inner guard. A campaign for members is be ing launched to extend into every state. HOME TO GRADUATE 67 41 Boys and 26 Girls to Get Honors at Mooseheart. Bu Timet Sit rein l MOOSEHEART, 111.. June 16. Mooseheart, home of the Loyal Or der of Moose here, will graduate sixty-seven boys and girls this year, according to the Moose magazine. Coming from eighteen states and one province of Canada, the class consists of forty-one boys and twen ty-six girls. The average age of graduates upon coming to Moose heart is 10 years, and the average age at graduation is 18 years and 10 months. LODGE TO HOLD PICNIC Annual Fete to Be Held July 26 at Northern Woods. A calendar of activities for the summer months has been an nounced by Oliver P Throckmorton, worshipful master of Broad Ripple lodge. 646. Free and Accepted Ma sons. Degrees will be conferred tonight, June 23, June 30, July 7 and Mon day, Aug. 4. Tae annual picnic of the lodge is being planned for July 26. to be held at the Northern • Woods beach. New Shrine Potentate Makes Masonry Hobby Esten A. Fletcher, new imperial potentate of the Shrir?, is shown at the right. Above is George Stewart Henry potentate of Rameses temple, Toronto, who was host to the 1930 Shrine conclave, and, below, Leo V. Youngworth, retiring potentate. Quit School at Age of 13 to Work for Father; Retired at 48. Bu XF.A Service TORONTO, June 16.—A man who quit school at 13 to buck the world for a living and prospered suffi ciently to retire at 48, is the new head of the Shriners in the United States and Canada, numbering more than half a million. Eston Asprey Fletcher, although a Canadian by birth, made his home for many years in Rochester, N. Y. He was advanced to the imperial potentate position at the 1930 con vention of the Ancient Order of Mystic Shrine in this city, June 10 to 12, succeeding Leo V. Young worth, Los Angeles; Masonry His Hobby Fletcher is a man to whom noth ing appeals so much as Masonry. It was his hobby from the time of his induction in 1902, and since his retirement from business in 1917 he has made it his life’s work. The son of a lumberman, Fletcher was born in Ivy, Ontario, July 23, 1869, and completed his education before 13. He entered his father’s business, taking planks from plan ers in the latter’s mill. Advanced Rapidly He has been president of the New York State Lumber Dealers’ Asso ciation, trustee of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce and now is a bank director. In 1917-18 he served on the war industries board. In recognitiop of his fraternal service, he was crowned a sovereign grand inspector general, thirty-third degree, in 1913. He advanced rapid ly through the offices of the Scot tish Rite and other branches of Masonry. GORDON EDWARDS WINNER OF PONY College Avenue Lad Makes Best Drawing in Times and Lyric Contest. Bob, the Shetland pony from Otto Gray's ranch in Oklahoma, has a new home today as well as anew master. The new master is Gordon Ed wards, 10% years old, of 2616 College avenue. Gordon was awarded the pony by the three judges in The Times and the Lyric theater pony coloring con test. It required hours of work by Randolph Coates, artist; Henry R. Behrens, interior decorator, and Lee Williams, Times artist. Hundreds of boys and girls went to the Lyric last week and each re ceived a sketch of a pony. When the judges called at the Edwards home, gordon hardly could believe that he was the winner. Gordon and Bob are going to have a great summer, because Gordon spends his entire summer vacation with his grandmother on a big farm in Ohio. “L always have wanted a pony and now I have one,” the boy said, when told he was the owner of Bob. Hundreds of boys and girls will be disappointed because Bob did not come to their homes, but they must remember that it would have taken several thousand ponies to go round. But Bob now has a fine home—a big farm to play in with his master in the summer. MUNCIE MAN NAMED TO HEAD RITE WORK J. C°°pcr Props Degree Chairman in Indianapolis District. Scottish Rite activities in the fifty-two counties of the Indianapo lis jurisdiction outside Marion county will be directed by J. Cooper Props. Muncie, who was appointed by John F. Engelke, thrice potent master. As chairman of preparations for the fall exemplification of degrees here. Props will start his campaign at once by holding a series of summer district meetings. Plans also are to form several new Scot tish Rite clubs in the jurisdiction. All Master Masons are eligible to petition for higher degrees of the rite. Ritualistic work made possi ble by facilities offered in the new .athedral will be stressed at the district sessions. MBS. BELSER IS NAMEDTO POST Elected as Prophetess By Pocahontas Group. Bu Times Soccial ANDERSON, Ind., June 16.—Mrs Marie Balser was elected prophetess of the Chief Anderson council, 420, Degree of Pocahontas, at annual election of officers here. Other officers are Miss Margaret Shaul, Pocahontas; Mrs. Maud Rob inson, Winona; Rufus R. Robinson, Powhatan; Mrs. Ruth Boone, trus tee; Herman Childs, degree master; Mrs. Bessie Lee, district deputy. They will be installed next month. Representatives to the great coun cil in October are: Mrs, Mamie Mc- Mahan, Mrs. Rose Lewis, Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. Bessie Lee, Mrs. Ellen Ehrhart, Mrs. Pearl Childs, Mrs. Leona Edle man, Mrs. Doris Hardwick; alter nates, Mrs. Fannie Michaels, Mrs. Bessie Hall, Mrs. Lizzie McVey, Mrs. Emma Maple, Mrs. Sarah Leicht, Mrs. Mary Childs and Mrs. Mary Conner. NAMED FORT HOSTESS Miss Ann Thatcher Is Appointed to C. M. T. C. Post. Miss Ann Thatcher, 624 North Colorado avenue, has been appoint ed hostess for the C. M. T. C. en campment at Ft. Benjamin Harrison this summer, with Miss Frances Kinsley of the Greenfield high school faculty as an assistant. Miss Thatcher has been in charge of attendance and social work at the Arsenal Technical high school and was chosen on the recommendations of the Hoosier unit of the Women’s Overseas Service League. 19 GIVEN DIPLOMAS ' * Graduation Exercises Held at Sacred Heart Academy. Diplomas were awarded nineteen pupils at the Sacred Heart academy Sunday by the Rev. Joseph Char trand. bishop of the Indianapolis diocese of the Catholic church. Graduates were Robert Sauer, Jo seph Kriner, Eleanor Lauck, Mari anna Schludecker, Lemont Zimmer, Helen Schneider, Paul Field, Viola Blankemeyer, Helen Lou Soland, George Cafouras, Hermina Ritter, Charlotta Mueller, Joseph Scherrer, Anna Lohman, Ernest Schnippel, Marcella Bertram, Marie Lauck, Mary Lou Sauer and Ruth Kraeszig. LOSE LODGE STANDING Cupid Trespasses and Two of the “Free” Are Married. Cupid trespassed the sanctum of clubrooms of the Widows, Widowers, Maids and Bachelors Joy Lodge No. 5, during the week-end. to claim twe members in good standing. Joe Githens, 68, caretaker, and Mrs. Vina Hatfield, lodge members, were wedded Saturday night at a temporary altar in the clubrooms while maids, widows, widowers and bachelors crammed the meeting quarters to see the couple pro nounced man and wife by the Rev. William Green. Mr. and Mrs. Githens. “home” today at 371% Massachusetts ave nue. are eligible now to attend club functions only as guests. DRIVE HEADS TO MEET 75 Good Government Member Drive Captains to Get Orders. Seventy-five captains for the membership drive of the Marion County Good Government League, a Republican organization, will re ceive instructions at the meeting to night at 31 East Georgia street. Municipal Judge Paul C. Wetter and Walter Hemphill, president of the West Side Civic Association, will be speakers. Roy L. Kemp has been named city chairman for the league by the Rev. Harry A. Working, who is in charge THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES 1,500 RED MEN DUE ATSESSION Members From Four States to Meet at Winona. E.u Tunes Special WARSAW, Ind.. June 16.—Nearly 1,500 members of the Red Men order from Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Illinois are expected at a meeting to be held at Lake Winona Satur day. The meeting is sponsored by the Northern Indiana Red Men’s As sociation and will be attended by great chiefs of the order from the f9ur states. An elaborate entertainment is be ing arranged by the Warsaw Cham ber of Commerce and Red Men’s lodge with Charles A. Kelly, heading committees. The adoption degree will be con ferred by a degree team from Lansing, Mich., at the afternoon session with Great Sachem Fred Wessells. of that city, in charge. Other ceremonies will include the second degree at 7 p. m., conferred by Mongosia tribe of Miami, Ind., and the chiefs’ degree by a team from Chicago. Indiana will be represented by Arch H. Hobbs, Indianapolis, great chief of records; Eli G. Lee, Terre Haute, great sachem; Russell Evans, spencer, great senior sagamore, and Irwin Pryor, Worthington, great junior sagamore. Thomas Irwin, great sachem, and John Braunsweizer, great chief of records, both of Toledo, will head the Ohio delegation. FLAG RITES ARE SLATED itebekahs to Join I. O. O. F. Lodge in Ceremony Wednesday. Rebekahs will join members of Brookside lodge, 818, I. O. O. F., in observance of Flag day with a flag presentation ceremony in the lodge hall, Tenth and Rural streets, Wednesday. Mrs. A. L. Pauley, past state presi dent, Woman’s Relief Corps, will speak. Grand officers will be guests and the Marion County Odd Fellow band will play. Arrangements Complete for Annual Lodge Picnic Prather Masons, Auxiliary Units in Beaih Trip Next Saturday. Arrangements are complete for the annual Prather picnic to be held Saturday afternoon and night at Northern Beach under auspices of Calvin W. Prather lodge, F. & A. M.; Prather chapter, Prather coun cil and Nettie Ransford chapter, O. E. S. A baseball game between the Prather Craft Club and officers of the lodge will be staged in the aft ernoon. Games and contests are other features of the program, in cluding a track meet for persons of all ages The picnic is being held for mem bers, their families and friends. Any member desiring transportation to and from the beach is requested to communicate with some member of the entertainment committee. Robert M. Thompson, worshipful master, is heading arrangements, assisted by K. V. Ammerman, illus trous master of Prather council; J. Lewis Bray, high priest of Prather chapter, and Mrs. Edna Mann, wor thy matron of the Eastern Star chapter Fred G. Buskirk, past master, is chairman of the enter tainment committee. JOHN HABBE, Y. M. C. A. HEAD, DIES SUDDENLY Former Insurance Man Passes at Home; Interested in Welfare Work. John F. Habbe, 72, recording sec retary of the board of directors of the Y. M. C. A., and formerly state agent for the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, died sud denly Saturday at his home, 2351 North Pennsylvania street. Funeral arrangements have not been completed, pending communi cation for distant relatives. Resident of the city almost half a century, Mr. Habbe devoted most of his life to welfare work for boys and young men as a Y. M. C. A. leader. Survivors are three sons, Richard Habbe, Indianapolis; Dr. Edwin Ha'obe, Milwaukee and Paul Habbe, New York. Daughters, Mrs. Ruth Methercue, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Edith Marx, Merchantsvile, N. J., also survive. CONGRESS FAILS AS j HOME BREW DEFENSE Richmond Judge Punishes Man Who Cited “Wet’’ Speech. RICHMOND, Ind., June 16.—Ac tions and words of congress pro vide a poor criterion for the pub lic, John Van Atta, lay preacher, has learned to his sorrow. Van Atta was frank in his admis sion to Judge H. Hoelscher, in Wayne circuit court here, that he had manufactured and possessed home brew. A member of congress had made a speech contending that it was no law violation, he said, so he felt no fear in pursuing the prac tice. “Don’t you pay any attention to what is said and done in congress,” the judge said, and imposed a SIOO fine and a thirty-day jail term. WE JUST BOUGHT ■ ZYLO SHELL FRAMES and large deep CURGE LENSES that we can sell complete at very MODERATE PRICES. Come in this week for expert EYESIGHT SERVICE. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Serrice First—Courtesy Always. No Extra We Take Care Charge on Eye of Headaches Examinations and Dizziness THIS WEEK OUR SPECIAL — Jour eyes examined by C an a specialist, and large deep curved lenses fitted in Zylo Shell Frames, complete, low as Sold by many for $7.50 Acme Optometric Cos. 1 The Optometric Eyesight Specialists 731-732 K. of P. Bldg. (Take Elevator to 7th Floor) Office Hours 9:30 a. m. to 12:30 and 2Ao 5-30 p. m. ■■■■■ Nights 7 to Bp. ns. Sundays ICTo 12 m. Wins High Ritualistic Honors aB I T-Mr 1 s&'ZsZ? ‘ -’-Jag '■ r • v v aßHHßaiaaiSPi . ' .-i', w : ■ Highest ritualistic honors in Indiana and Kentucky have been won by this Knights of Pythias degree team of Stones Crossing lodge, 464, which*is expert at conferring the rank of knight. The team is taking part in fifteen district meetings of the order this month. Plans Are Complete for K. of C. Session June 29 Third-Degree to Be Given at Meeting; Class of 75 Expected. Final arrangements for the “red letter” session of Indianapolis council 437, Knights of Columbus, June 29, were to be made at the council’s meeting tonight. The “red-letter” session will be oc casion for initiation of candidates and exemplification of the third de gree of the order. Daniel Doyle, chairman of the initiation committee, anticipates a class of seventy-five candidates for ceremonies at that time. THREE RANKS GIVEN 12 Pythian Neophytes Get Initiatory Work. By Times Special SOUTH BEND, June 16.—Crusade Lodge 14, Knights of Pythias, of this city, celebrated culmination of its spring membership campaign by conferring the three ranks of the order. A class of twelve neophytes were conducted through initiatory cere monies. Charles S. Loy, Swayzee, grand chancellor, .was principal speaker at a meeting following de gree work. Charles E Pommert presided at the exemplification, assisted by sev eral past chancellor commanders. Arthur Miller was announced as winner of a gold emblem ring for his efforts in the membership drive. The lodge is arranging to initiate a class to e bcomprised altogether of city firemen. Candidates will be taken to Michigan City and Elkhart for initiatio nthe latter part of this month. GRAIN MEN TO GUY Dealers to Hold Meeting Here Wednesday. Midsummer convention of the In diana Grain Dealers’ Association will be held Wednesday at the In dianapolis Board of Trade with about 350 members from all parts of the state attending. E. E. Elliott, Muncie, president, will open the first session at 10 in the library. John E. Frederick, Kokomo, president of the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce, will follow with an address, “Business Conditions as I See Them Today.” Other speakers include C. A. Waalen, federal grain supervisor; Otto P. Deluse, retiring pres.dent of the Board of Trade, and Millar R. Mydrs, Chicago. * THIRTIETH BIRTHDAY OF LODGE CELEBRATED Oweene Tribe. Red Men. Observe Date at Windfall Tonight. B>l Times Special WINDFALL, Ind., June 16. Oweene tribe, 292; Improved Order of Red Men, this place, will observe its thirtieth anniversary in the I. O. O. F. hall here tonight. A. B. Burkhardt will give the welcome address and Arch H. Hobbs, Indianapolis, will present the re sponse. Fred Hinds, prominent Red men’s lodge worker, will give the memorial speech. Drill work will be given by the Kokomo Eagles’ drill team and mu sic will be furnished by the ladies’ band of Marion. A dance will fol low the memorial meeting. Degree Staff to Hold Party Temple Rebekah degree staff will give a supper and euchre-bunco pasty at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gebhart, 341 West Thirty third street, Thursday night. Supper will be served from 5 to 7. An added feature is to be appear ance of one of the most popular de gree staffs in the country, the Lud low (Ky.) team, which will super vise initiatory work. The total membership of 1,000 is being enlisted in the campaign for the June class. Approximately fifty candidates already are enrolled. Harry Cailan is heading a ban quet and entertainment committee which is arranging a program to follow the initiation. Second degree initiatory officers will be William P. Holmes, grand knight; George Bischoff, chancellor; Clarence Beidelman, warden, and D. T. Doyle, Fred Ashbaugh, B. F. Deery, John Minto and Thomas Jones, members of the initiatory committee. Hundreds of Styles, tive—and workmanship exception- ally fine. On sale in our basement. ———————‘—a. WARMAN IS HONORED Retiring Chief Is Given Eagle Ring. Bn Times Special RICHMOND, June 16.—Lester Warman, retiring worthy president of the Wayne aerie, 666, Fraternal Order of Eagles, was presented with a diamond Eagle ring at the annual installation ceremony held here. More than three hundred new members have been taken into the local order during the last year. Lewis Watson was installed as worthy president. Other officers installed were: Dr. E. K. Longnecker, vice-president; Robert Hungerford, chaplain; Henry Warman, conductor; Henry Schroe der, treasurer; Milroy Harter, sec retary; Oscar Williams, trustee; Russel Alexander, inside guard, and Louis Lott, outside guard. _JUNE 16,1930 PYTHIANS HOLD ROUNDUPS TO SPUR INTEREST First of Fifteen District Sessions Is Held at Martinsville. State-wide interest is manifested by Pythian lodge members this week in June "roundup” meetings being held to revive enthusiasm in frater nal affairs during the hot weather months. The first of fifteen dLrtrict meet ings. scheduled for this month, was held at Martinsville, June 11. with large delegations of lodges from neighboring cities in attendance. Seven Sessions Slated Charles S. Loy, Swayzee, grrnd chancellor, has announced seven similar meetings for this week at the following places: Geneva, June 20; Michigan City and Butler, June 16; Newcastle and Brookston, June 17; Evansville, June 18, and Greens burg, June 19. The rank of knight, the final step of the initiatory ceremonies of the order, is being conferred, at all the meetings. More than fifty thousand members of the order along with a large number of auxiliary members are being reached by the sessions. Not State Only Meetings are not confined to state district of the order, but are open to members living within the radius of fifty to seventy-five miles of the meeting place. Each district is unit ing classes from its various lodges into a district class for initiation. Among attractions are basket din ners, band concerts, parades and di versified entertainment. The boys’ and girls’ band from the Indiana Pythian home in Lafayette, which will play at the sessions, made its first appearance at Mar tinsville. The band is composed of twenty-five members, all attractive ly uniformed. They are directed by Louis B. Elmore, who was grand chancellor of Indiana at the time the home was dedicated.