Karl Martz (center) dressed for a performance in the Brown County
Theatre, 1941, directed by
Joseph A. Hayes.
Marie Poling (left) was the operator of the
Mabel Calvin (right) was the daughter of the owner
of the hardware store in Nashville.
Marie Poling sometimes volunteered to babysit Karl and Becky's sons Eric
and Brian while she operated the telephone exchange,
when they were unable to make other arrangements.