Senator Harold W. Handley of La Porte, who was speaker of the day, was a special guest.
Mrs. Laura Chapman, 90, of Crown Point was the oldest person in attendance and was also the recipient of a gift.
Luncheon guests included:
Dr. Abbott G. Dinwiddie and wife, Honolulu, Hawaii; Senator Harold Handley and wife, Laporte; M. Elliot and Stella (Newkirk) Belshaw, Munster; Max H. Davison, Chicago; Dr. J.W. Iddings, Crown Point; Clayton Davis and daughter Charlotte, Janesville, Wis.; Ross and Ora (Zartman) Cable, Indianapolis; Clayton H. Belshaw and wife, Crown Point; Albert B. and Emily (Nelson) Chipman, Plymouth; Robert and Ruby (Stowell) Pemble, Momence, Ill.; Elizabeth (Griffith) Barhite, Chicago; Merle (Belshaw) Kellogg and husband, Marseilles, Ill.; Dorothy (Bruckman) Hinsky and family, Detroit, Mich.; Walter and Floy (Binyon) Brownell, Valparaiso; Olive (Bates) Cannon and husband, Kouts; Flora (Beebe) Hunt, Grant Park, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Ragon, Hammond; Leonard and Doris (Chidester) Wetmore, Valparaiso; Lela (Taylor) Green and husband, Ft. Wayne; Addie (Stephens) Schermer, San Diego, Calif.; Clifford Stowell, Topeka, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. John Cable, Hammond; Milford McNay and wife, Indianapolis; LaVerne McNay and wife, Crown Pt.; Merritt Hayden, Grant Park; Ill.; Mabel (Einsphar) Kenney and daughter, Hebron; Grace (Bacon) Spindler, Watseka, Ill.; Glen (Dwyer) Grubb, Whiting; Sherrill Hayden and wife, Wyoming, Ill.; Harold Kenney and wife, Lorain, Ohio; Max L. Ragon, Dayton, Ohio; Jean (Ragon) Collett, Dayton, O.; Isaac Gershman, Chicago and E.E. Van Alstine, Grant Park, Illinois.
Also: Grace (Bacon) Spindler, Watseka, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Ragon, Hammond; Gen (Dwyer) Grubb, Whiting; Keith Gordon and family, Denver, Colo.; Susie (Gordon) Reeves and husband, Kankakee, Ill.; Ray and Mrs. Roy Brumbaugh, Clay City, Ind.; George W. and Mabel (Holmes) Hill, Hobart; N.W. Wiley, Chicago, Ill.; Jean (Ragon) Collett, Dayton, Ohio; Ned E. Nelson, Washington, D.C.; Edwin Sanders, Gary; Nate Davis and daughter, Miss Ruth, Hammond; Ben and Elsie (Curless) Olson, Huntington, Ind.; Paul J. and Dorothy (Worley) Davis, Hammond; Robert and Betty (Minninger) Stuppy, Frankfort; John Lane, Hammond; Ted and Ruth (Klug) Palmer, Leroy; Mrs. W.H. Klug, Crown Point; Desmoines Pinkerton and wife, Wolcott, Ind.; Herm and Cora (Fuller) Purdy, Hammond; Roger Surprise and family, Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Schrader, Melrose Park, Ill; Russell (Jones) Trelease, Evanston, Ill.
Also Bernard Beckman, Washington, D.C.; Miss Irene Beckman, Desmoines, Iowa; Harry Surprise and family, Chicago, Ill.; Mervin Hayden, Chicago, Ill.; Don Yates and family, Chicago, Ill.; Harry Wood and wife, Chicago Heights; Addie (Stephens) Schermer, San Diego, Calif.; I.J. Thompson and wife, Lafayette; Charles Craft, Monon; George Bartholomew, Crown Point; Ernest Wartena and wife, Hammond; "Bucky" Carstens and family, Whiting; Henry Hoffman, Griffith; Goldie (Harrington) Barker and husband, Hammond; John Thomas and wife, Leroy; Julia (Belshaw) Hinesley and husband, Lafayette; Charles McGraw, Hammond; Mat and Hazel (Harrington) Arseneau, Walkerton; Jack Simms and wife, Gary; Jack and Helen Viant, Crown Point; Clayton Bahr and wife.
Among the thousands of folks who attended Lowell's birthday party and enjoyed reminiscing "a way back when" were these "old timers" and former residents who registered at the hospitality booth on the carnival grounds or attended the old settler's luncheon on Saturday. No doubt some were here who did not register and consequently their names are omitted on this list.
Maurice B. Miller and family, Princeton; Mrs. Keith Hunter, Valparaiso; Ernie P. Tatman, Arteria, New Mexico; Mrs. P.Massoth, Yakima, Wash; Mr. and Mrs. Martin D. Supler, Steubenville, Ohio; Kellogg Smith, Hebron; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Anderson, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Glen E. Yates, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil A. Grayson, Crown Point; Mrs. Fannie Cleaver, Griffith; Vessie (Cobb) Smith, Hammond; Mrs. Maude Cowan, Crown Point; Lolita (Nichols) Wendell, Indianapolis; Bernard Minninger, Gary; Harrriet (Gragg) Winch, W. Lafayette; Helen (Gragg) Perlin, Park Ridge, Ill.; Billie (Behmlander) Dolen, Edinburg; Neva (Dickinson) Dumond, Gary; Mrs. Hattie Mahafey, Joplin, Mo.; Carl E. Cooney, Elmhurst, Ill.; Mrs. Ethel (Nichols) Jens, Hammond.
Also: Neil and Natalie (Trump) Wemple, Gary; Bertha K. Wilson, Waukegan, Ill.; Dr. and Mrs. Burdette Hayden, Wilmington, Ill.; Albert S. Phillips, Hobart; Oliver Palmer, Walkerton; Harry H. and Henrietta (Palmer) Hathaway, Hammond; Mabel B. (Thompson) Johnson and husband, Hammond; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Fish, Kankakee, Ill.; Glenn Norton and wife, Hebron; Mrs. Carrie (Johnson) Dickinson, Hammond; Edward Larson, Niles, Mich.; Blanche (Cullum) Smith, Monticello, Ind.; Mrs. Logan Smith, Monticello, Ind.; Willard L. Hertz, Crown Point; W.J. Bergin, Wanatah, Ind; Celia (Gershman) Berlow, South Bend; Walter Amtsbuechler, Crown Point; Mabel (Fuller) Hoelle, Ft. Wayne.
Also, Perry A. Clark, Wood River, Ill.; Elwood Clark, Dresbach, Minn,; W.G. Clark, Seattle, Wash.; Izetta (Clark) Armagast, Glenrock, Wyoming; Etta (Clark) Vories, Port Huron, Mich.; Harriett (Peterson) Barker, Tehachipi, Calif.; Henry Poppe, Peoria, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Ault, Forrest Park, Ill.; Anna (Johnson) Gamble, Grant Park, Ill.; Howard R. and Alice (Brownell) Slocomb, Gary; Helen and Kathryn Slocomb, Gary; Rachael (Brownell) Casey and husband, Gary; Clifford E. Clark, Minneapolis, Minn.; Cecil R. Hayden, Princeton, Ind., and wife Marjorie (Sirois); Mrs. Carrie Carsten, Ft. Wayne; Julia (Nelson) Diggs, Shaker Heights, Ohio; Harold D. Kenney, Lorain, Ohio; M.L. Ragon, Dayton, Ohio.
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