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DIXIE COMRADES AWAIT ‘MUSTER’ FOR '3JJIEUNION Confederate Veterans’ Fast Thinning Ranks to Form On June 3. BY GUY HAMILTON, trailed Pteis Staff Correspondent ATLANTA, Ga., May 22.—Veter ans of the Confederate army, all of them nearing the end of life, are looking forward with the same old eagerness this year to joining com-' rades at their annual southern re union. They have planned for the same trip, faithfully, every year since the custom was begun in the nineties, and all of them plan to attend the gathering until the time comes to join their fellow soldiers who are dead. The trip across the southern states will be hard on the 2,500 veterans who will assemble in Montgomery, Ala., on June 3, of this year. ‘Rather Die at Reunion* But many of the old soldiers have said: “We woud rather die at a re union than anywhere else in the world.” Frequently they get their wish. There are no more of the color ful leaders of the Confederacy at the gathering', and at the annual muster not a general answers the roll call. There are a few colonels, a few majors and captains. The rest are men who joined the gray ranks as boys during the last days of the Civil war. Men older at the time have already passed away, for the war was fought two-thirds of a cen tury ago. Visit Southern ‘White House* The reunion this year will be in the old Capitol of the Confederacy where Jefferson Davis and a cabinet of southern leaders sat and directed the Confederate states’ fight for ex istence. The men who fought from 1361 to 1865 for secession from the Union will visit the historic old Canitol 8 $1,000,000 Diamond Event Presenting the most daring Diamond Values in our history—See Our Windows! **— stores across the nation join In an event planned to sell §1,000,000 worth of Diamonds. Special! 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Lower n . , . , ~ S rent—lower prices—easier terms! Entrance Thru Rite a Jewelry Shop 1 Between Washington and Maryland Streets 1 Open Saturday Night ■illii be — i ■mi ■wimMiinrirnM Until 9 o’clock Butler Co-Eds to Celebrate L ... . , • ' ' Costumed for Butler university’s annual May day celebration Saturday, co-eds pictured here are (left photo) Miss Katherine Sue Kinnaird, 207 West Forty-fourth street, symbolizing “Fire,” and in the group photo, foreground, Miss Dorothy Jane Atkins, MORTICIANS NAME GADD Indiana Undertakers End Annual Convention with Election. Re-election of Bert S. Gadd, In dianapolis, as Indiana Funeral Directors’ Association. president, marked close of the fifty-first an nual convention Thursday at the state fairground. John Paul Ragsdale, Indianap olis, was re-elected secretary. Other officers: Claude F. Fix. Shelbyville. first vice preeident: W. J. Wright Jr.. Rensselaer, second vice-president: John S. McGuan, Indiana Harbor, sergeant-at-arms, and Harry A. Wyatt of Rushville, J. E. Burns, Hammond, and George A. Craft. New Al bany. executive committeemen. where the Confederate congress held its deliberations. They will see the old home which served as the White House of the southern nation. 4056 College avenue, “Fauna;” kneeling, at the left, Miss Mary Charlene Noblitt, 935 Eastern avenue, “Flora;” standing, Miss Louise Cox, Peru, “Stella;” and right, kneeling, Miss Jane Walker, 3126 Belle fountaine street, “Water.” Symbolic dances depicting efforts of the elements to produce the month of May will precede the May queen’s entry at May day ceremonies on the Butler uni versity campus Saturday after noon. Approximately 200 students will take part in the May day pageant, written by Mrs. Alice Bidwell We senberg, professor of English at the university. Miss Mary Louise Minnick, as May queen, will be attended by a court of fourteen co-eds. Follow ing the coronation ceremony, stu dents from Butler Teachers’ col lege and the Arthur Jordan Con servatory of Music will bring their contributions to the May. queen in the form of pageants representing the work they do. The pageant will be given in a natural amphitheater in the wooded section of the Fairview campus, starting at 2:30. The event is open to the public. THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES B i Six of- the most Startling Values in Complete Home 'I J I- Outfits that we have ever had the pleasure to assemble* ® fPI — o^'- IP More complete, more attractive, more cozy and better ®| fjlk Six Separate and Distinct Outfits 4 The articles for each room in each outfit have been care- jEg-llpn I I f fully selected with an idea o f consistency in design and , general character, displaying excellent taste and perfect color harmony. 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Home Outfits specially priced. * H SAME, WALKER'S HUDSON VILLA WILLBE SOLD Auctioneer’s Hammer Will Echo Rise of Famed Negro Woman. The auctioneer’s hammer will swing Saturday, May 30, in Ining tcn-on-the-Hudsor., near New York City, and as it strikes it’s “sold” on a villa and estate it will echo a business romance that made a washerwoman a millionaire and gave Indianapolis and the nation the principal benefactor of the Negro race. The hammer will swing down on the Villa Lewardo mansion of Madam C. J. Walker, Indianapolis philanthropist, who died May 25, 1919, in New York City. With the death of Madam Walker, her holdings, estimated at $1,000,000, were left to her daughter, Leila Wilken Robinson Wilson. The daughter is president of the Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Com pany, offices in the Walker theater and in New York City. Madam Walker’s holdings, includ- ing the villa, were placed in the possession of the Walker company. The company planned to convert the villa, with its $25,000 pipe or gan, into a high-class hotel for Negroes. But announcement of Saturday’s auction in New York, declares the abandonment of the hotel. Last year many paintings, tapes tries and other lavish outfittings of the villa were sold at auction. Madam Walker's riches were gained through a hair-dressing preparation. Bern in Delta, Mo., she lived in Denver, Colo., and St. Louis, Mo., and coming to Indian apolis, started her manufacture of cosmetics and hair preparations in a plant at 640 North West street. The preparation became a sales firebrand and her bank balance mounted. The World war ensued and Madam Walker established herself in the hearts of the Negro wearers of the khaki with visits to canton ments and contributions to patriotic drives. Her riches erected the Walker theater. The theater is known as one of the finest in the nation for the Negro race. She was a donor to Planner House of Indianapolis, the Negro Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. in addition to other charities. And even with her death at the age of 52, her charitable work is continued by her heirs, the Madam Walker company, for one-third of the company’s yearly profits are given to charity. The villa to be sold Saturday was one of New York’s show-places. Its grandeur rivaled that of the city's Four Hundred. Mrs. Walker was the owner of blocks of real estate in Indianapolis in addition to New York state prop erties. F. B. Ransom is manager of the MORE MILES MORE SMILES When you fill up at Bryce station believe it or not, quality is first, price second, with our filling stations. 6 Gal. Gas A A 1 Qt. Motor Oil Owe High-Grade Petroleum Products BRYCE SERVICE Meridian at South 1225 E. Washington St. Marlowe and Highland Shelby and Woodlawn Serv-U, 20 West Michigan St. .MAY 22, 1931 Indianapolis offices of the company on the fourth floor of the Walker Theater building. Business Man Dies By Tint* Special LAFAYETTE, ind. f May 22. Wallace Duncan, 48, business man and church leader, is dead after a long illness. He was a graduate of Purdue university.