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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - April 11, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaO t4, a inf weather am it a a Deb t a the daily Banner a it Waves for ally @ 451 United press service ale the Home news @ @ Lime forty seven of Entrance to Adriatic i seeking last a new let to a with pre Mieir my a solid Tohl War stations Mil Quot a Quot Grren Castine Indiana to Sedav a Lull 11, 1 3 no. 151 travellers to Circle rpm v Globe in. I Days 10 present Chicago april 11.�?iup a United airlines announced today that successful completion of the pan american clippers trans Atlantic flight soon will make it possible for travellers to circumnavigate the Globe by air in 14 Days. The trip schedule will include 11 overnight stops for one ticket costing $1,785. To die in chair Indianapolis Ini april 11. I up1 Orcille Easton 25, of Valley City n. D., must die in the electric chair for the slaying of Ray Dixon Indiana state policeman according to a ruling of the state supreme court Latu yesterday. The court refused an insanity Appeal brought by Easton from the la chapter to county boys High school vocational agricultural students to organize convention held this week to presented a charter in the nation satisfactory. Porte Superior court where he was a organization of the future farm i convicted of murder and condemned i Era of America at the state convento death. Easton had been granted a tion this week to be held at Purdue stay of execution from Jan. 13 to University. The f. F. A. Is a nation june 3 pending the Appeal. A organization affording an excellent Opportunity for vocational students to learn some of the fundamentals of Early tuesday to barter for War material Trade wheat and Cotton to Britain Holland and Belgium Ron out impossible Gist government goad i Quot or alliances Ospon april a up a Bri and French warships were re i massing off the Entrance of Adriatic today while prime min Seville Chamberlain sought n minute diplomatic Deal with pre or Benito Mussolini of Italy a Emberlain was reported seeking arrangement by which Italy s of 0f Albania would be accept of Mussolini gave firm assurances against attack it it a Greece. Promised to begin withdrawing bin troops from Spain at once. I was believed that if an agree with Mussolini proved impose Chamberlain would announce in House of commons thursday t the government was prepared to or full Mutual defensive alliances i Greece and Turkey Virther. It was forecast that the moment would denounce the Brij italian Friendship agreement tech provided for maintenance of status quo in the Mediterranean a the time it was signed before the lankan Conquest tie admiralty refused All informs about Fleet movements. But de press advices from Greece used that British and French a lips were cruising off the greek and of Corfu which is almost with quote fire of the albanian coast and the Entrance to the Adriatic. Scv-1 British warships were in the Jor of a Gostoli. On cephalonia i 90 Miles to the South Dally express reported that is at Gibralter had been Ord to stand by ready to sail on four a notice and that As a . Troop of the Gib Garrison had taken up warns equipped with steel helmets masks. Piously All British army leave Egypt opposite italian Libya had cancelled and Malta a anti air Tichy Are excluded from the proposed barter arrangement. Observers saw the possibility of an Extension of the principle into those countries where German barter deals have seriously curtailed american exports. The future Farmers of America is a National organization learn fundamentals of leadership Brothers funeral to be held wednesday afternoon funeral services for mrs. Alice Brothers widow of Milton Brothers who died monday morning at her Home in Bainbridge will be held wednesday afternoon at 2 of clock from the Sands funeral Home in Bainbridge. Interment will be made in the Hebron cemetery near Russellville. Hospital report Darrell Tribbett South Jackson Street today was reported recovering from an operation to which he submitted monday. Herbert Flint of the Greencastle shortage of houses Here is problem prospective residents cannot find House of suitable character estate Man inter ewed said that Best c Hance in Greencastle for an increase is in working Over old one according to word received Here Herbert Flint of the Greencastle the matter of housing the Popula today the Greencastle High school Community underwent an operation tion of Greencastle has assumed a vocational agriculture students will monday. His condition is reported Community problem. Not Only is Dif Julia Blue passed a Washington. April 11 up s ate department officials set out today to barter for strategic War materials in International Trade. The deals will enable the United states and great Britain to fortify themselves with reserves of supplies badly needed in War time. Heretofore the chief proponents of barter Trade have been the totalitarian nations. Secretary of state Cordell Hull and has aides approved a proposal by sen. James f. Byrnes. Is. A. To Trade surplus wheat and Cotton to great Britain. Holland and Belgium for their surplus rubber tin and other strategic War materials. State department officials will soon initiate preliminary conversations with diplomatic representatives of those countries to arrange the proposed deals this country would urgently need Reserve supplies of rubber. Tin and Nickel in event of War. The european count r 40 would need Reserve supplies of Cotton which is a War material and wheat for food. Because the totalitarian powor3 Lack the commodities which the United states requires they Automa t defences had been manned. Polje. Yugoslavia april 11.�? a a advices from Greece disclose extensive British and French ship movements in greek in asserted also despite denials fid that great Britain had Adi Italy that seizure of any greek Ory including islands or har would mean War. Advices said that British and Inch warships were cruising about Island of Corfu off the Greck Danian Frontier that several Brit warships Lay in the Harbor of Ostolia in be Phadonia Island to South and that British warships arrived at Mastako on the main opposite cephalonia. Interest was intense Over a mation issued yesterday by John Metaxes Premier and assuring the country Greece was in no danger of at group leadership. Boys Are taught How to conduct their own meetings and How to do things in an organized Way. Activities such As livestock judging contests conservation and Community service projects among different schools in a state Are being taken Over by this student organization under the a Ivice and supervision of vocational agricultural teachers. The True spirit of the organization is embodied in their motto learning to do doing to learn earning to live living to serve. Vernon Singleton son of or. And mrs. Willard Singleton of Parke county has been installed As president of the local chapter. Vernon has been Active in assisting the local group to join the National charter. Other officers Are tim Ruark Vic president Maurice Kivitt Secretary Willard Abbott treasurer and Robert Moore reporter. Charter members of the local chapter will be Estle Canton wine. Arthur Cash. Billy Templeman Vernon Singleton tim Ruark James Bruner. Russell Grimes Willard Abbott Lawrence Acton James Cofer. And Maurice Kivett. Additional members will be elected to the organization As they Merit the Honor. Achievement of the individual is made the basis for the advancement from rank to rank. Class work of a High order developing a fanning program evidence of Thrift and the practical demonstration of leadership Are some of the passports to the higher degrees of the organization. Well known resident Jefferson Tow is Iii died at her Howe of Meel or. Moss treasurer will meet taxpayers Tolani ii a announced thu dates for visits to townships seven children is k v i v i services will be held thursday morning at 10 30 at the Walnut Chapel Church following a lingering illness. Mrs. Julia a. Blue 87-year-old widow of Samuel a. Blue died at 1 45 of clock tuesday morning at the family Home one mile South of belie Union. The widely known resident had resided in the same Home her entire life. Her husband died in 1016. He was a prominent Fanner of Jefferson township. Mrs. Blue was a member of the Union Valley missionary Baptist Church. Surviving Are two daughters. Mrs. William Gens of Goodwell. Okla. And mrs. Seldon Vaughan of Jefferson township five sons Lemuel Blue of Limedale Elmer Blue of Greencastle. Oscar Blue of Pula Mville Virgil Blue of Jefferson township and Orville Blue of Liaty none brother James h. Mcc Annack of Center Point. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 30 of clock thursday morning at Walnut Chapel Church. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Gol it la Kendall expired monday wife of Raymond Kendall former resident. Died at Bloomingdale Roland Lane treasurer of Putnam county has announced the following visits to meet taxpayers in outlying townships at the state Bank Russellville. April 19. At the hunk in Roach Alp. April 20 at Etcheson s hardware store. Bainbridge april 21. Or. Lane states that on trips of ots of people gathered in the this kind made for the convenience to to discuss the proclamation of the taxpayers of these communal speculate on the reason for the ties the tax collect ions will total possibly fifteen thousand dollars. A a a nil Iii a a on la no Toul be h Newgent is oldest citizen of Clinton township born in its Boundary Joseph e. Newgent. 86 years of l Rich 19, occupies a unique position toe Mako up of the population of ton township in that he has the touted Honor of being the old citizen of that township who was to within its boundaries. He was gent now lives. Said it was built to trip marauding wolves and did catch one but the p n Wasny to Strong enough to hold the big beast. It broke out. The store in old Booneville i. Newgent said was at one time own to a mile and half Southwest of 0d by Tom and Newt Vancleave. The present Home to which he moved 1891, which is a couple of Miles of lowest of Clinton Falls or a mile 80 to the same direction from 8�to of old Booneville he is one toe few living persons who re towers Mything a fut Fiat old Long since erased from the pm of Putnam county. A Neville known to the Post of department As Alma was con ered a toe a flourishing common with its five or six residences. C shop store shoe repair that was about 60 years ago a declined from the time Clin alas began to attract settlers Placo was and is also on what Etoiel the Wolf pen Fork of lit a nut and or. Newgent when j about the pen reference. Era actually was a pen Trao r unlit. Former later moving to Greencastle and Tommy Watkins Hail it also. The land was sold finally to Charlie Webb. Joseph e. Newgent is the son of the late Charles Newgent. Who in turn was the son of that Edward Newgent. Who. With is Young wife and two children moved As Pioneer settlers into Clinton township in i very Early Day in the preceding Century during the Indian Days. This ties or. Newgent into one of the largest families of Clinton township or. Newgent first wife was Maragaret Lloyd sister of Bunuel Lloyd now living in West Greencastle. Her death occurred in february 1889. His second marriage was with mildy Butcher who is now living. He has two children by his first mar Ezra Newgent of mrs. Golda Kendall age 46 years old wife of Raymond Kendall and a former resident of Putnam county died monday evening at 8 45 o clock i at her Home at Bloomingdale following an extended illness. Mrs. Kendall was Well known in the Clinton Falls Community where she spent most of her life. She was a daughter of or. And mrs. James Newgent of Clinton towns p. She was also a former resident of Rockville and for the last four years she had been residing near Bloomingdale she was United in marriage to or. Kendall 25 years ago last december. Mrs. Kendall was a member of the Portland Mills Christian Church. Survivors Are the husband four children. Joan. Dickey Robert and Mary two Sisters. Mrs. Morris Irwin of Morton and mrs. Aileen Overstreet of Portland Mills one brother. William. And her Mother both of Portland Mills. Funeral services will be held thursday morning at 10 30 of clock from the Portland Mills Church in charge of the Rev. Griggs of Bloomingdale. Interment will be made in the Union Chapel cemetery. Faculty experienced by the present habitats of the City in finding an available House when they have to move from that in which they have been living but prospective residents who come Here to find houses in which to live cannot find them of a satisfactory character. Nor is there definite indication that new houses will be erected Here thi season. One real estate Man who was interviewed in regard to the situation said and local dealers in building materials corroborate this statement that there a it families Here who desire to build Homes and there Are a few men and women with some spare Money who would invest it in new houses but when they plan structures which meet every requirement of this modern age. The Cost they find is outside their limit. There arc Many things which can be put into houses and most of them of value which correspond somewhat to some of the gadgets which we Are inclined to add to our regular automobile equipment and which the preceding generation did not have in their Homes which these Days we e inclined to demand in our domiciles hut they Cost Money. This real estate Man said that the Best Chance in Greencastle for an increase. This season in the housing capacity of the City is in the working Over of houses already standing. Coll Neil i in Jim two i English move to id Greece against Axis Italy would regard pledge As calling Fop. New dispositions neither give any warning delegation of German air technicians talk on strengthening cultural Bonds Rome april 11. A it up a Italy would regard any British pledge to defend Greece As a move against the i it rain Rome Axis calling for new Dia or it ions in the Mediterranean. Ital Here is pictured Cloyd m. M is 1 or 1 Iri it a the new manager of the j c. Pennev a 11 a a a a a Quot to i Alian co store n Greencastle or. Moss a ital it a w a Juat As concerned Over graduate of Purdue University came l Britain a intentions toward Greece As Britain was Over italian i intent Lens toward the greek Island of Corfu. Authoritative quarters said that so t neither Italy North Britain had Given any a a warning to each other Over Albania or Greece. Count Galeazzo Ciano foreign minister was said to have assured the Earl of Perth. British ambassador that the italian occupation of Albania was Only temporary and that Cam Here from Lafayette where he had been Affili e i with the Penney organization for ten years. He came Here As manager to succeed c. Chapman who resigned. New made for Albania or. Frank spoke at Indianapolis said a epic Kwh ans admit sit tight and play the Quot Breaks reserves called for reinforcements fortresses along frontiers and the coasts were All manned justices wife sentenced Indianapolis. Ind. April 11 a up it sitting tight and playing the Breaks will not be enough to in sure Republican Victory in the 1940 presidential election. Or. Glenn Frank chairman of the Republican National program committee said Here last night. Or. Frank in Indianapolis for a conference with Homer e Capehart. Member of the finance committee of the program committee said the Quot Breaks were i running in favor of the Republican party and that at present indications Are a very republicans he a d. Are going into the 1940 Campaign with the idea of attacking the few fundamental problems now holding the country a in a state of to supplement the Quot Breaks of which he spoke. Frank Saul the program committee has under its direction nearly 300 persons actively engaged in making and coordinating party plans Over the country. One of the principal Points of difference Between Republican and democratic platforms Frank indicated will be in the matter of foreign policy. He said Roosevelt s remark that he would return to warm Springs in the fall Quot unless we have a was an a unfortunate a i am not an isolationist a he said Quot but i see no reason Why to should become involved in a i age Charles _ Clinton Falls und mrs. Bertha por a Lea to Hia personal knowledge j Ter living West of Milligan in Parke a a the Road from where or. New a county. New York april 11. Top mrs. Edgar n. Launcr wife of a new York state supreme court Justice was sentenced to three months in prison today and fined $2.500 for smuggling. She was convicted with Albert n. Chapeau master smuggler Whoso clients included Jack Benny and George Burns film and radio comedians. To attend funeral Washington april 11 Opp it the White House announced today that president Roosevelt will attend the state funeral tomorrow of the late sen. James Hamilton Lewis a i 111., who died sunday. A the Hague Netherland is april 11. It up several battalions of reserves were called up today to reinforce Frontier garrisons which already had been strengthened in View of the dangerous International situation. Strengthening of defences was started during the week after circulation of reports of German troop movements. Despite reassuring reports from Berlin the strengthening continued. Reservists received orders to keep readiness for service at any moment. Fortresses along the frontiers Anil the coasts were manned. Mines were Laid outside chief harbours. Air planes at military Aird Romes were ready for action. Near Amsterdam the air Force took charge of the country s chief commercial Airfield. Six heavy Fok Ker bombers fully loaded with bombs stood on the Field and hangars were surrounded by anti aircraft machine gun pits. Dot dodger to return homr will define relations and remodel the albanian c Ivil code Tirana. Albania. April 11 a up italian experts and members of tin provisional government Drew up a new albanian Constitution today. It was planned to Complete it to 1 pm her. A it did not change the status of min Mediterranean. Lord Perth was expected to advise re Iano today or tomorrow whether the British government took this viov.�?T. The Ultra fascist View of Tho situation was Given by the newspaper ii which said Morrow. The Constitution will define relations be Ween Albania and Italy and it was expected to provide for a code ing the albanian civil code to conform closely to the italian code. Tho albanian National Bank n opened for business today. It was announced that the albanian Gold fran. Would be maintained at Ita Normal ate of a Little More than three franc to the american Dollar. Gen. Alfredo Cuzzoni ing the italian occupation forces in a a the suggestion imprudently made by a vol British newspapers that i Quotin. Hould occupy Corfu to Bairn Italy a action in Albania was truly foolish and idiotic. A it is sufficient to glance at a map. Hot Mediterranean to understand to t he presence of the British in a Funi i upset the Mediterranean equilibrium which already had bean i difficult to preserve. That which Britain has attempted to do with Poland against Germany could to it v accomplished with Greece a a my Revis program of Woi k jul Oak in ipod 11 position. No and Progress but waned i f Sec a a Nannean country May be place punishment for anyone who opposed the program. Quot those who try to oppose us with de under Britain s guardianship. A i tiring til ethiopian War it was gtd to at Britain a desire to to tile act n will be fatally j i a Quot other own Imperial by our Iron like martial law.,.&Quot Law lir Alma of naval bases she Lac Laid Bili l i in a sea which did not belong to her. Guzzo Ai said tax a Lian t a a 111,1 a a a in i on a Quot Grea t succeed n in u it is attempt Mission of peace and collaboration Djafer Dpi chief of the albanian Mother said he had visited the United states secretly in 1985 provisional government in a radio broadcast thanks i Premier Benito Mussolini for Quot saving Albania from the possibility of being split Quot let people who know me judg1 me a Dpi said. Quot my ave sincer and come from the heart. For 2d years Albania has been independen j but for 15 years she has been unable to show the civilized world she we it Ltd a a a it Iii no a it i twi l Joseph j. Honk succumbed tuesday died at till Home of daughter. Mrs. J. U trembly Iii despite their preoccupation with Beni a and Britain s attitude the in a papers continued attacks on France. They published government aspired dispatches from Tunisia Al a ing n i treatment of italians and a no rent .1 tion of anti italian hatred particularly by jews. It was announced that a Dele a 4 cont Ini Iril in 1�?Tiitti in who governor studies request of Tucker Secretary of state a ska that Sec Virtius Iii. Removed Joseph j. Houk known resident of inc 93 years Columbus 20 years a it to in Greencastle from Putnamville a mias cd at hot Shiro. Miss Susie Talbott ant mrs. Will Stewart wove supper guests of or and mrs. Ralph Howard at the penal farm. O. O. Dobbs went to Kokomo on business. Quot the Spring mushrooms Are up Quot Twenty years ago today. Miss Irene Hammond returned Home from Cleveland. Ohio. Mrs. Frank Talbott was hostess for Section s of the Christian Church. Broom All. A. April 11 up the Mother of Grover Cleveland Bergdoll. Draft dodger who fled to Germany during the world War disclosed today that he had v sited the United states secretly in 1955 when his fifth child Vega was born. Seventy right year old mrs. Emma c. Bergdoll wept with Joy when she Learned that her son was returning from Germany to face a five year prison term impose by court martial for evading a diary service. His wife. Mrs. Berta Bergdoll announced yesterday in new York on her return from Germany that he was returning immediately. Commenting on his return his Mon her remarked that she had not seen him Quot since the last baby was born Vega was born in a Hospital in Philadelphia sept 29, 1935. Quot was your son in Philadelphia at that time Quot she was asked. A of course he was Here Quot she said. She would not say How he had been Able to get into the country and out again without being apprehended. Indianapolis. In i april 11.�? up gov. M. Clifford Townsend Well today studied the request of Secre-<11,a Lary of stale James m. Tucker that tuesday morning at 11 30 o clock at chador Montgomery state Security the Home of has laughter mrs. J. I commissioner to removed from c. Trembly at 615 East Washington i office. Street in this City. Or Houk had Townsend and Tucker held a lengthen ill 111 health for thi past two thy conference yesterday afternoon years. He had been his and the governor then announced daughter Here Fot several. That lie would think the matter Over besides mrs. Trembly he its survive Quot for two or three Days Quot before Mak Eddy three Otile a daughters. Mrs., no an announcement. Carpenter of Bloom Egton mrs. Kur Tucker charged Montgomery with rens of Vincennes and mrs. Ruby insubordination because the be cult Coffman of Columbus and one son ies commissioners reinstated an in John Houk of Columbus vestment company to do business in the body will be taken to Colum Indiana while Tucker was in washing this evening where last rites will Angton. Tucker is a Republican and be held. Funeral arrangements will Montgomery a Democrat be announced later i a a s o 0 o a 0 a a a 0 today a weather a a and a 0 local temperature a n it Nln in a a a a a a a a a a Dillih i 11 i i a much Clou Lineas tonight and wednesday colder tonight heavy Frost Temple to be scene of Din or freezing temperature continued Ner prior to Confer wednesday. Ring of degrees the members of the local a Zunic Lodge will enjoy a dinner at Tho i Temple at 7 of clock Friday evening. April 14. It being the tic Casion of the conferring of the master Mason degree. Visiting masons Are Welcome those who plan to attend the dinner Are asked to make reservations at the Temple by thursday noon. Masons to enjoy minimum. 38 6 a. M 39 7 a. A. 40 8 a. A. 41 0 a. A. 43 10 a. In. 45 11 a. M47 12 noon. 49 1 p. Ni.�?�. 51 2 p. M. 51
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