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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - April 5, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaA tire weather r.,s Ami colder 0the daily Banner a it Waves for ally a a a b q United press service a a am the Home news a $ la my forty seven a Heen taste Indian a wednesday april 5. 1939 no. 146 is. Klix Hael passed away fed. Morning Rev. Raphael in Iowa in he sky 1859 Al of a it i Boh pm Heidi Here four years i service will Ike hold Kur it Dii Utah noon a 3 of clock at the manse of Ca h of mrs. Eva love Kph Iother the Rev. Victor love ,ha0 pastor of the first Church of Greencastle died at of clock this morning at the it of re Anil mrs. , of Al Sis. At tin age of 80 years and Hern a a january 28. 1859. Was the laughter of Jerome an a Sophronia Evitts love presbyterian services changed to sunday Glenn Brown asks $100.000 in Slit filed Edw Ard .1. the holy week communion service which was to have been held thursday night in the presbyterian Church will be omitted and will be conducted on sunday morning in connection with the East Quot service at sly it is distinctly Odd in its 10 35 a. In. The communicants class character names coun und others who were t meet with to defendants the session thursday evening Are _ asked to come to the mans Quot at 10 15 in Hendricks court of clock sunday morning Rev. V. L. Raphael will be in charge of the sunday sender. Resigns As head c7 of pen a store elected Chicago mayor Eli Pruitt died Early i ii i m to Iii m 4 Eeli de Ujiie ii Loyd m. Moss of Laxx Kate announcement of the resignation state that Detell Ajitu Llave for fifteen yearn detain d business of plaintiff Chicago. April 5 up Chicago retained Edward j Kelly a new dealer As mayor today but Republican leaders claim i a a moral on the strength of gains in yesterdays City election which they said assures the g. O. P. Illinois 2 electoral votes in 1940. Complete returns from the City s 3,648 precincts gave Kelly 820.51. And Dwight m. Green his Republican opponent. 637,102. The election a Ltd one of the quietest in the City a history. Predict mpa will not last after june 30 wed. Morning passed away aim t 8 o clock at residence on South Indiana Street situation threatened by Aew order known As a a blues Pruitt services will in held Friday afternoon at 3 o clock from Rector funeral Home Beiran Weil. Nooi a us t that is distinctly Odd in its in it i a character has been filed in the Hend ice latin vacation Ricks county circuit court by a Lebanon attorney in which a Glenn Brown trustees is plaintiff asking c damages in the sum of one Hundred thousand dollars these de administration Oil l is fondant separately and severally Quot Mill ii closed i rom i re the defendants including in the Long Day noon i n ill. Monday list the commissioners of this Cou i were residents of the state of of c. D. Chapman As manager of the to. The gravel Road repair fund of the eater vacation period for do a a at the time of her birth. 1 Greencastle store of the j. C. Penney this county. Pickens amp Dorsett. Wil Pauw University students and Fracul a pm Ruit Liam Pickens. Walter Dorsett Oliver in began wednesday at noon. I la j. Larkin the Ohio amp Indiana Stone 1 a Pring recess will by for a full week company and others of Putnam coun classes being resumed on the Campus Jer marriage to Janies Raphael co. Was made Here today. A rred in 1886, and the greater at the same time it was announced of their married life was passed that Cloyd m. Moss of Lafayette a 1 i City of Rochester n. Y., a per been named As successor to or. Of Over 40 years in the one City. Chapman Ever the last ten years of mrs. Mihael h life prior to her coming a Green audit was spent in Holly by. She had lived in thin City with son and his wife nearly four or. Chapmans resign Ilion came a it r More than 16 years of service in the complaint it is stated wednesday noon. April 12. Offices in the administration building will a these defendants with the Aid of a a lose Only from Finlay noon until their representatives officers and monday noon for the easter Holiday Raphael is survived by the in the Penney organization. Or. Others have been during the past at least two groups will have fifteen years and Are now unlawfully shortened vacations the members detaining local and inter state. Theja of be Tiger varsity baseball team business of this plaintiff and have have a Road trip scheduled for this been during this period of time and week leaving thursday for Oxford Chapman took his first position with the Penney company in 1923. Joining the staff at the Salt Lake City it Utah it store. He remained in sait Victor of this City and three Lake City four years and in that hons who Are Thomas Raphael time he had worked up to the Post Jawa. Canada John Mailor town of assistant manager. He went to la and George Texon. Texas. Chilo Cote. Mo., As assistant manic also i one sister mrs. Grace Ager of the Penney store in that City in ton. And two Brothers Darwin and after a successful year was sent e and Almon love All of Holly to this City in september. 1928, to y open the new Jpe Nncy store. Or. In. Raphael entered upon her last Chapman had served As manager of ire illness Only last thursday the local store until he presented Hia a lib a had fail by Good 11 i w and. Was a regular attendant upon harmoniously severing relate services of the Church of tons with the Penney organization cd her son is pastor when the \ or. Chapman announced 1 that he was Stion of her health to take a much needed rest was known to the members of and then consider offers already to con negation and to the town i Cei ved for future business Affili i ple generally As a Bright very tons. Able lady. Or. Moss the new Penney store remains of mrs. Raphael were manager assumes his new duties the Shannon funeral Home during Here after 10 years of experience in the Penney Organ Zutl m. He joined the firm at Lafayette in the Spring Are now in unlawful Possession of real estate Cash Cash Deposit Cash dividends capital Stock and personal properties which this plaintiff was. And is now. The lawful owner. Quot these defendants caused the unlawful arrests the placing in jail and 4t on tinned on Png a a Knur Eli Pruitt better known As a a blues Pruitt passed away wednesday morning at 8 o clock at his residence. 1001 South Indiana Street Greencastle. Lit was the think son of Daniel and a Elizabeth Pruitt of Morgan county Indiana. He came to Greencastle in 1891 where he spent the greater part of his life. He was twice mar leaves a widow. Margaret Pitt two daughters mrs. Arthur Hays of Boise. Idaho and mrs. Lawrence Graham of this City. Two grandchildren. Graydon l. Graham of this City and miss Alice Hays of Washington. D. C. One brother and two Sisters. He was a Well in it in resident of Greencastle and member of the Christian Church a contractor and builder until about 10 years ago when on account of ill health he retired from Active work. Funeral services will be held Fri Washington. April 5.�?<up influential conservative members of the Hou a predicted today that the works Progress administration res now operated would not exist aft Juno 30. Their opinion was based on belief that the investigation of spa by the House appropriations committee a would result in Complete revamping tried to Kly press of the Federal government s present policy of mating jobs for the u. Nobody seemed to know Why state employed they foresaw greater meet was made or Why they Issi de order to Man Antiair-4 r yet gins of the Fleet bulletin state participation in the Relief program. Tried to suppress it i Lizins Salt l to i it family y but 1 Lucen to the pres a Nan Church manse this evening 4 o clock where friends May see 129 following his graduation from until time for the services Raday afternoon at 3 of clock. At x hour a Brief prayer service will Purdue. Much of his time at Lifa Yette was devoted to the position of assistant manager and in that role Brill. And at 3 57 that afternoon he a responsible in a Large part children should support pm Rente statement was issued Liy Benton 4 i Otis director of county welfare Ohio where they will play the Miami aftern0on at j of lock from the University nine two games one Friday afternoon and the second saturday afternoon. A group of fifteen majors in the department of economics along with an instructor in the department. Or. Gerald Warren will also invade Ohio on an Industrial inspection tour. They will leave by bus Early wednesday morning and will visit the Proctor and Gambel Plant and Kroger Bak ing company in Cincinnati. At Middletown. Ohio they will visit the american rolling Mills on thursday and Friday will be in Dayton to inspect the National Cash Register and Frigidaire corporation plants. De Pauw alumni clubs at Cincinnati and there is nothing in the welfare Dayton Are holding luncheon meet Rector funeral Home. The Rev. S. E. Davies of this City and the Rev. R. L. Benefiel of Cloverdale will be in charge. Interment will be made in Forest Hill cemetery. Program to relieve children of the responsibility of supporting their parents a Benton Curtis director of the Putnam county do i in tent of Public welfare announce j. Or. Curtis pointed oui that Many capacity crowd a njord operetta Petitf Osmam e disclosed several Fine voices commend chorus the presentation of Daniel Boone a by the Greencastle High school x Capel la choir tuesday night before a capacity audience exceeded All predictions of its Success. Good singing Lively action colourful costumes and Tous Learned societies and profession thorough preparation mide the most Ings for the student group on wednesday and Friday Noons. A number of the faculty Are planning to attend the meetings of Var Al organizations while others arc remains will be taken to Holly mpa Nied by or. End mrs. Hael. Where the final rites will held. Friday afternoon with Ini it in this Holly cemetery. Lbs. Mihael was a member of the Presari an Church of Holly. O pall bearers will be Fred b. K. I d Crawford we. E. Eding Jarob Kite Geo. B. Manhart h. C b. Werneke. For the growth of the Lafayette stoc or. Moss was born at Culter. In Carroll county. He graduated from Cutler High school before entering Purdue. He is a member of the Alpha Gamma rho social fraternity the old people who have of Able to planning Spring trips for either re support them Are applying for old j creation or Curtin Ranee of their own age assistance. A we Hyvo no Choice work in their particular Field. Some but to reject applications for Assis Are planning to remain in Greene Asta Nee when the old people have sons tie during the holidays or daughters who Are financially Able to care for them a he said. A Indiana has had statutes for Mim Inion to re it Vii thursday masonic Lodge and Eastern Star and Many years making children legally of the pres byte i in Church. He a a responsible for their parents. Public wife Mary and their two children assistance is intended to help Only Jack. 9 years old and James 2 wid those old folks who have no other join or. Moss in Greencastle for fun source of support. If there is a son Ture residence As soon As the older with sufficient resources to help his boy completes the present school term parents the old person is not eligible in Lafayette. Under the Law to receive assistance. In assuming his new position. Or. Quot of course needy old people who Quot \ll<�9 machined owned by stearic r,0 Slot machines seized in Brazil saturday night warrant issued the seizure of 50 Slot machines la Moss said to was enthusiastic Over on or daughters Are unemployed or Brazil saturday n get is being con of an operetta that has an interest ing plot told by delightful anti at times inspiring music. The performance disclosed several Fine voices. The work of Charles Sheridan in the title role was nothing Short of remarkable. He has a Fine Bass voice. Beautiful in tone Quality and powerful in volume. In addition he looked the pact of the Resolute Pioneer and stayed always in character Marguerite erd Raan Evelyn Crump and Jeanne Wallen made a charming Trio of Maidens who were wooed and won by their respective suiters. Howard Buis George Taylor an l James Biliman. The girls song a a boating was one of tin High of the operetta. Mildred o Neal a. Home of mind mrs. Ernest Williams is destroyed by 1tre a Community wide Effort was launched today to assist a a hard Luck family to Start housekeeping anew. The family of or. Anil mrs. Ernest a Hincz Williams in which there Are eight children ranging in age from 2 i to 17 years was made homeless Early this week when fire destroyed the family dwelling on the Airport Road. The Home furnishings Larder of food and i clothing a it of the ten persons in the Williams family were nothing but ashes when the Blaze ceased. Mrs. Williams an expectant Mother recently received an abundance of baby things for the ninth child in the i family but the new arrival will never Wear or enjoy the special gifts la. Cause th�1 fire destroyed them too. The Maple Chapel Church is the first to come to the Aid of the Williams family. The Church will Spon Lor a Shower in behalf of the family of ten. A anything in the Way of food and clothing will be appreciated. The Large family includes three girls Ages 2. 13 Ami 16, and five boys aged a 6. 9. 11 and 17. All persons willing to assist arc asked to bring their contributions to the Church thursday or Friday evening. Those unable to present their contributions in person Are asked to Call 295-r and arrangements will lie made to pick them up a a representative of the Church announced. In addition to providing clothing and food the family is in dire need London. April 5 it up a political Sens Ilion Over the announcement by Earl Stanhope first lord of the admiralty that orders had been issued to Man anti air Craft guns of the Fleet threatened today to complicate in increasingly Del Cate european situation. The Cabin and the admiralty a sued urgent but belated appeals to newspapers and press associations to upper >4 i. Id Stanhope a statement which had already been broadcast by radio to the whole British pm Piro by the government controlled British broadcasting company. A the result the government was a a Pete i to make a statement in the Lions of commons today ind there v re hints that Stanhope might lose his Job. The s new problem confronted the Ament As Italy was reported y to move an army into Albania to Lite neighbor across the Darla a if fact the i dish Quot Stop Hitler pro i Gram a murder of a British Romul in 11 a j caused fears of new it f r Britain in the near East. There was diplomatic activity of a a sorts. Col Josef Beck. Polish fore in minister wis completing Nego a i a tons Here expected to link Poland in a great Britain closely in an Ani to Augress on pact. T Guy la Chambre French air minister end i consultations with British air Force leaders for joint operations in event of War. Even the albanian question was overshadowed for the moment by the Stanhope Sensat on. Nobody seemed to know Why lord Stanhope had Felt it necessary to make Hia statement or Why. After it had been made the admiralty and the Cabinet had tried so urgently to suppress it. So confused were the newspapers of material to erect a House of some to Al some of them altered it 5 o clock the opportunities in Greencastle. He who Are unable to support their Par nested with a Putnam county real stated that he had great Confidence cents May receive assistance provided Dent in a report from Brazil. It is the spinster and Eugene Myers St c Hristian Church to in the City and Community and be they Are eligible in other respects said there her t itch is. Though none the Havi Sunrise service lived that the local Penney store age. Citizenship and resin Lence. A a warrant was issued this aft fervent Swain added to the Crri. A both the Indiana Public welfare t noon by Justice of the peace Sam ment. Harold Cravero a portrayal fact and the Federal social Security Ucol Williams charging George Stear Cornstalk chief of the Shawnee. Act Are based on the fact that the Ley with being the owner of the 50. Was so convincing that the Audlene Home and the family Are the most Slot machines seized in a raid Satur a regretted his Early demise which a important forces for Good i in our Civ j Day night on a vacant store room j prevented his reappearance after the he i i a Christian Church will of a v communion thursday a King at 7 30, devoting an entire Dee of worship to the memorial Wou lil continue to grow. High school convocation the High school convocation program tuesday afternoon was a my s Cal one presented by High school j mation. The Public welfare pro on West Hendrix Street. The warrant 3. Each participant will have a Stu ones unt r to Lcy erection of i to ram a Outi contradict christianity will be sent to i the sheriff of Putnam plete copy of the service which fe8sor Bork he the first american Law if it permitted the county for s Rvin a As St Arley Tesai i Wilt upon ii Beautiful Liturgy half of la a. A or Birs Al my or. King up of family bowls by deny to be residing in Putnam county an i a tor welcomed and urfred to club no Kroc no hot a Alful a in that sons unit daughters Are still is operating a into service station Yth Fellowship of communion. To Lay it 11 50 a. M. The minis Quot of Lovely night Quot. A crusaders re8pongibje for their near the state penal him no Quot balloons in the Snow Quot and a m. Pm mints i in. K a an i icon ont Quot t cad h two tag kits. The quota. Itan Keady to a it to Quot Nal service consisting of. I i Ai Jan periods of meditation and a song spending to the seven last words a Jesus upon the Cross. Following scr Quot. The missionary society i Church will conduct the a last mice. Wowch will be a period i meditation and poetic infestations of the Good Friday Iel boons g Ven. The first and the second a comic duet. The students and faculty evinced a great Send troops and planes Rome. April 5 up Italy was reported today to be ready to Send appreciation for this very Fine pro infantry artillery and air planes to 20 years ago in Greencastle Gram. Elbert tim Ber died wednesday Sunrise service at six of clock Lin easter services in the Rich. Anyone wishing to be Bap 1 a i this service May enjoy this Well know n a Timbl rite symbolic of the Resur Farmer died at the me Ion of Christ at the very begin Tho dist la Sopitai p of easter sunday. Church of will Convene at the usual time,1 Tincle r Well known Farmer a a worship following at 10 00 of near it Meridian died we pcs a k. The Young people of the Day morning at 0 o c fac a Rich will present an easter Page Meridi an Albania As a a Rome Berlin Axis Quot move intended to offset great Brittain s a Stop Hitler Quot drive. Thirty italian troops including units of the crack plume hatted Bers amp Golieri were reported massing at Bari an i Brindisi. 4i Miles across the Strait of Otranto from Albania. First act. And All other principal parts were handled Well by Mary i Hoffman. Ruth Daggy. Kline Reeves and Andrew Walbring each sharing in individual honors. As to the choruses the Indian braves deserve conic end lat Lon for their difficult but effectively Don \ portrayals. Mary Abel was outstand ing in the settlers chorus which was uniformly excellent and had some of the finest songs in the production the production staff consist to i of the Depauw Public school music methods class under the direction of h. Bergethon supervisor of music. Kind on the land where fire destroyed the dwelling. An Effort is being made to round a up old lumber and other building material to build a residence. Persons who wish to help the family in building another dwell a asked to donate materials or Money. The Banner office should be called by those willing to contribute materials or Money for this purpose and the Banner will see that the Aid goes directly to the Williams family.1 heir to Tirom has xmuri4 blood Tirana. Albania april 5 up Queen Geraldine a laughter a of the former Gladys Vii Ginli Stewart of new York gave birth to Quot a male Hgt a to the throne today while tension increased Over reports that Italy intended to exert a up decorate Ovar this Mountain kingdom the government had issued an angry denial of reports that Albania by protectorate e waiting for i the a 2 year old her boy at 3 30 the r morning editions set veral times then no it then reinserting it. In poisoned 1mm Dies among the charter members of the. A Greencastle a not a organization were miss Julia a Tull. Miss Elizabeth in it cd Ridge. Mrs. Clay Brothers. Miss Gladys Jolley. Fri Howard Barnum mrs. Frank bit-1 ties. Miss Katherine Allison mrs. Roy Abrams a com stalk Valley mrs. Myrtle carried on one of its most successful storm and sons entertain a or and years. Mrs. Robert storm of c�>it�8vill< i to Mizee t4> hold egg Shower for p. T. A. During the past year the Putnam Villef. T. A. Has functioned and a Touhl consent an i the people w move by Italy we Queen gave birth 1 a m. If the child ii throne he will a a a american blood to pain Monarch. I s i i ascend the he first child with a become a i euro mrs. Min. 4� Owens 67, is 4 c i lbs i Indian Polis Home _ mrs. Minnie it. Owens. 67. Former resident of . Lied at her taxpayers vote for St or system vote xxx Light and maj4 r Ity in i xxx or of prop4 Isi Tion the Ido catch a it of the construction of a sower system in Cloverdale a princ Pally with government Money won by a wide margin in the election in that town. Tuesday which was held for the purpose of ascertaining the attitude of the Tipay ers in regard to the preposition. The a vote was Light than two Hunt Lreh a total and the majority in favor of the proposition were about four to on against it. Many taxpayers a ii a not vote which Arco Unta for the relatively Small total vote. It in the intention of the town boar i. If they proc a Al with the matter. To Quot Issue. 810.000 Revenue brands based upon the hypothetical Rece pts from the fewer system and not a be paid off from the Revenue from the ust of the system which would not. It is said impose a Lien upon the town its if. The system itself Mihl be the Security Bick of tha Revenue Bonds it is claimed. The total vate was 142. Of which 23 it opposed the construction project and a the remainder favored it. A from real Villei a Edgar Jobe is Home from tin wilds of West Vir Home 310 North capital Avenue. In during that time it has done a Quot an Polta. Mini ,. Sho a it a it a a a a Many outstanding things for the betterment of our school and children. In order to raise Money to carry on the work it has been decided to we Are asking in at 7 00 a the Lay of clock to be followed a a it cond baptismal service of Al it x it leks planned funeral services for mrs. Nellla Quot cd a a former resident of the the dog known As a sky a raised by Giffort Black and known to Many Thad Jones recently discharged method a St Hospital in Indiana Poi i. died front from the army and his wife were to have an egg Shower. Or. Tincher has been in ill health Forl go pols Ning last night at occupy the Mack Jones farm South our members and friends of Putnam some time but became seriously ill i q org Aura b Hin an l of town being vacated by Mack Jones Ville to Send a dozen eggs or the. Only a few Days ago. Mani or g e Ziack just West and family who were moving in survivors Are the widow. Two a a of the City limits. She was unusual a town. He he of in that her father was a Coyote or front Bainbridge. Western Wolf and her to her was a moved his furniture store to the police dog. She was born one Christ Michaels room Mas night in a length of crude Oil Charles r beat bought the former transportation pipe in the Kansas Hub butt Home at the Comer of col Oil Field and was brought Here by Unobia and Market stress. Father in Law of her Ivan Ruark bought a Dodge tour i ing cat. Of mrs. Brothers sons. Wilford and Arthur near it. Meridian one sister Cordia Butler and two a who passed away at her Home Walter and Fred Rinche cd Anatolia monday evening will funeral services e 1 held thursday afternoon at 2 30 urday morning at 11 Quot 1ck from the Church at manhat he new Providence Church a a h will be in Forest Hill a Meridian. Burial will be made Homer san is Beery. In the Providence cemetery. Fred Glore owner Send a dozen eggs or the to equivalent in coins to school tomorrow or Friday. All Motley raised will go to p. T. A. Funds and we Welcome All gifts. I. O. O. F. Notice Fillmore Lodge no. 798 will Confer the Sec no degree on a class of candidates Friday night at 7 30 of clock at Coatesville ind. Kit o o o o o o o today s weather 0 and o local temperature 0 t 0 o 0 0 0000 since feb. 18. The decease i was born july 14 it 1371. In Russ la township Putnam rain tonight and thursday pos co hey and spent most of her life in Sibly changing to Snow a North por russet Tville she was in daughter Tion slightly warmer in Extrema of James and Sarah Groves Miller Southeast portion tonight colder her marriage to Charles Owens took thursday and thursday night place Many years ago. Mrs. Owens was a member of the Russellville minimum Christian Church. F. A m. The survivors Inelus be i son. Eur 7 a. M. Gene Owens of Indian Polis and a a p. A. M. Daughter mrs. Inez Ferguson also 9 n. M. Of Indianapolis. 10 a. M the funeral services will be held 11 a. M. Thursday morning at 10 of clock with 12 noon burial in the Russellville cemetery. 1 p. M. Rev. Hartling will have charge. I 2 p. M. 42 43 44 43 45 46 51 48 4? 47 Sci no included a song by a girls Trio
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