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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - August 1, 1939, Greencastle, Indiana»4q a Kathke Clotill am wai1m _ so a a .1? the daily Banner u a a Puess service , the Home news 0 a a Quot a a Quot a Quot a it Uit Waves for All a a volume i �?T1 u to m a Rio gum 0k_ to fair most Ribitzi rile8 and lists is sited by off a k of county agent David Grimes pair Toj be Alii. 10. Ii 1� and girls ill club work and k to in excellent Fea your it a Quot of event rules program Anil lists of Foi the Putnam county mrha a a been prepared in the at the county farm agent. 1 Gri a a a it. There to the Public. The detail Warda Wii be published later but rules at As follows a. August in 1989 j 8 00�?clot no and room improve a ment sex Mats judged. 10 00�?All livestock due at fair kill __10 30�?bak.ig and food preparation exhibits due. It is Loa n 00�?baking food preparation elt1 and Canning exhibits judged. My the 1 00�?g�rd i exhibits judged. 2 30�?poul y exhibits judged. Iowa 3 00�?to> preparation and Bak est us a a exhibits ready for display. _ _ 7 00�?par. E. Ditico a a a a a pro. I High school band. And hone 1 Ai a Frt Dav August it. 1030 tin 1 0 00-12 00 draft horse show by 8 00-12 Quot Flower show exhibits Toi Judgil 8 30-0 30 a 4-h sheep exhibits i Judy we a 4-h Swine exhibits draft horse show. 4-h beef exhibits judg girls judging contests. 4-h Dairy exhibits prohibition in Bombay India Bombay. Aug. 1 it up Twenty thousand women 50 000 textile workers paraded through the slums today singing anti drink ballads. To celebrate the inauguration of prohibition in Bombay it. A Ubu ibs and its satellite a Alsetta and Trembay . Eleven Hundred policemen. How. Ever were put on extra duty in the expectation that there might be a clamorous protest from the drinking element after the first effects of last night s pre prohibition celebrations had passed away. In. Fml Tucker died n monday North Green i \st1.e woman six i Mutl l at c of Eman Hospital. Indin Indiana tuesday Al do St 1,. View of w rocked automobile a 1rp? a Ltd. J of it Holsi i i it is debate on Len dim Ilij this View of the wrecked automobile in which one it a Ting woman was killed was taken shortly alter the machine had Rej Nowil from Over Sci body. Eight others in the car escaped with Only minor injuries. Mrs. That in Tucker age do years wife of Fred Tucker passed away at the Coleman Hospital at Indianapolis of child birth. Monday evening at 11 35 of clock. Surviving Are the husband and 3 children. Alice age 10. Jimmy age 2 and the baby Thelma Nevada. The remains were brought to Greencastle and taken to the Home of or. And mrs. Morris Craver 105 North College Avenue where friends May Call. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Record books judged. A de of winners Ping program. _ August 12, 1039 9 00-9 96 Saddle horse Parade. D s�-u4l Saddle horse show. 9 0012.00 private dress revue. 1 004 00 Saddle horse show. 1 302 15- health picture. 2 15-3 96 dress revue. 7 30-8 00 Parade of winners. 8 00-9 00- Saddle show and band. The Folk living Are the general rules governing n 11 club members competing Foi varies 1. Boys i girls must he enrolled in Putnam county 4-h clubs. 2. Each contestant shall do his own work and exhibit his own Stock in la Festoc clubs except in Case of sic knew we u a boy or girl of club age May Tal his place. 3. Each exhibitor shall write a Story of App it Xima Cly 250 words on subject 0&t> d to club work. This Story must be in record Book. 4. Each Jub member shall exhibit All article required by the state club department for their particular Elf years work \ 3. Each v Complete re ,. Agent before the judging or exhibits. 6. Any Elm members May be disqualified from the exhibit for Dis Ditc honesty Misdemeanour or any act which is termed dishonourable by the county Cli a agent. 7. Only tone entry shall be made in each class by one individual As designated by project outlines. 8. All flips with the exception of and judging trips will be awarded on Point basis considering individuality of exhibits records and general interest and efficiency in club wot i 9. Cash will not be substituted for trip awards 10. Trip Money will be withheld until the Kiin of the trip. 11. No an try fees or assessments of any kind i will be charged. 12. Model trophies and trips end Cash awards will be awarded at the achieve atm t program. 13. No met Ember May win More than one trip to the 4-h club round up. 14. The fair Board does not As a ume any a lability for loss or dam-98 to an exhibit but All Pecau How Pomiel. Will be taken to avoid Mcnutt names i. It. Professor to Post Bloomington. Ind. Aug. 1 Iupe administrator Paul v. I Nutt has offered prof. Fowler v. Harper of the Indiana University Law school a position As general counsel of the Federal Security Agency. It was reported Here yesterday. Complete announcement of the Agency a personnel is being withheld by Mcnutt until he has his group organized. Prof Harper 42-year-old ohioan has been with the Indiana University Law school since 1929. Except for on year at the University of Texas. He is the author of several Legal publications. Dollar Days to be observed Greencastle merchants Are making elaborate plans for their first Dollar Days in several months when they will have special bargains tomorrow and thursday. Practically All merchant members of the chamber of Commerce Are co operating in this Rale which was featured in mondays Issue of the daily Banner. V. K. St roust resigns place Sil to Iii Mikii Imi Ithaki int fintain it <>1 it off in s 1 to a re i mir k in. and pairs. Old Spe dal awards a a Gold filled Meda will be award Otto the 4-h club member with the Best meat animal record. 2. Two trips to the girls state fair schools will be awarded to the girls submitting the Best records of achievement before August 8. 3. A Gold filled medal will be awarded to the girl with the Best 4-h club record in Home economics projects. 4. A Gold filled medal will be on i or l our judge William m. Sutherlin. Prosecutor Albert e. Williams. Senator o. Bruce Lane and representative Renos Richards of Patricksburg were guests of state farm superintendent Floyd j. Hemmer and the members of the Board of trustees at dinner. Monday evening and at the regular meeting of the Board and superintendent following the meeting. It was the desire of the trustees and or. Hemmer to impart to thes a Public officers a More Intima to knowledge of the scope of the Active j cities of the farm and also to give a them a possible better understanding of the manner in which the farm is conducted from the disciplinary standpoint this being of special importance to court officers and to legislators. During the session of the Board the Heads of the departments gave reports of the work under their direction. Consolidate Minn. Papers Minneapolis. Minn., aug. 1 up Purchase of the Minneapolis journal by the Minneapolis Star and immediate consolidation of the two papers under the name of Quot the Minneapolis Star journal Quot was announced today. Publication of the journal was suspended and the first edition of the combined newspaper was published today from the Plant of the Star. I i a known Radi ate of a Tail resigns from rx1l-ro.vd connection Frank e. Strouse born in Rockville 1871 and graduated from i it Pauw University in 1895. And who has been engaged in Legal work for the Pennsylvania Railroad system Many years with Headquarters at Chicago retired from Active work today and he and mis. Strouse will return to Rockville to live. He is 65 years old and retires because of that fact. Or. Strouse was Active in student activities while attending Depauw University and often visit i Greencastle later As an attorney for the Vandalia Railroad connected with the claim department. He was in that work at Rockville and Terre haute strike my intensity Midi sends Soukhoi my i i i 1 i i i. It As Polk i and i kjed8. \ i i be strike zonk 1 defined More than do injured As police and i vow strikers wag pitched Basic Cleveland lug 1 up the Fisher body con ony Plant i Turno a Quot riot zone Tocci / after fights Between 8,000 striker and 450 policemen in which Uin. St iou were injured. Safety director Eliot Ness or let i de policemen to4keep an area 500 Yards about the Riu Tot y cleared of nil ii a its own version of Koose s three billion program Hope to m Mil Iii diction scan1 a sed reduced Iti l last night let 52-28 vote after five a debate Washington aug. 1 up the. House today killed pres. Roosevelt s lending Bill. It did so by refusing to consider a measure carrying an appropriation of $1950.000.000. This defeat by a vote of 193 to 16 5 practically kills tin program for this session of Congress although j there Are at her ways by which it a might he passed. A solid Republican minority and a democratic conservative bloc Defeated the proposal. Mrs. Ii. C. Durham funeral Wei. Mis. C. Durham. 53. Former principal of the Waveland schools expired at a her Home in North Jud-8on at 12 15 of clock monday afternoon following an extended illness. That remains were taken to the Home of Rev. And mrs. H. H. Elmore East of Crawfordsville where private funeral so re eos will be held at 1 15 p m. Wednes Lay. Rev. Elmore will officiate Iyoki burial will be made at fre do n cemetery. Friends May pay their i Ltd i t until we Dies Lay noon. Mrs. Durham was Bora at Franklin. July 6. 1h.s6. She was married t it r. C. Durham june 14. 1916. At Franklin or. Durham is the Only survivor. She was principal at Waveland about 20 years ago. Ough 1 i a a a Jia Luimit 1 cams c l get practice Washington. Aug. 1 up the Heuse begins debate today on its own version of president Roosevelt s $3.060.000.000 lending program which the Senate Cut to $1.615,000,000. House republicans directed by minority Leader Joseph w. Martin or. R., mass. And aided by anti new Deal Democrat hoped to make further Quot substantial reductions Quot in th1 $1,950.000,000 House version reported yesterday by the banking and currency Coni Mittee. Tin Senate passed its drastically reduced Bill shortly after 6 p. M. 11 pm no Bvrke it Nta Giro its look with i Al la a Al Eves two livestock judging teams from Putnam county and two from Park a county had some useful practice monday at the Indiana state penal l Arm at hairy Mccabe s farm in Clinton township and at the Robert strange farm in Parke county South of Bellmore. At the state farm the team members gazed with critical eyes at the hogs i horses especially. At Harry Mccabe a they entered their Atton night. The vote. 52 to 28, came after tion on beef cattle and at the i strange place they looked on the sheep with critical vision. This was by Way of preparation for the District meet in which seven a in roads j Council a participate. August 8. One of the Putnam county teams five Days including four night sessions of debate on a Bill that was by a Shadow of the original program Pio it ored by or. Roosevelt. In effect it was Little More than a farm Ald measure allocations for highways and foreign Loans havin be. N eliminated. Preliminary judging a. That from the Greencastle vocational final disposition of the lending Bill As been expected to Clear the Way clauses taught by Eugene demonstrators to limit pickets to i for in ice it adjournment of Congress i a he a five at each of til. Two and to it Leader wore not so certain to a a Lay that they would he Able to leave Kalph Call with George it ids her v by saturday. Alternate. The Bainbridge team was the social Security amendments to lug Oulu county s represent Tiv members of it Are tim Ruark and permit no More than 10 Union organizers and officials within the a stricter zone for a Tings in Union Headquarters who h is within the none. 1 the orders a it re effective at 1 a. M. Edt. At that time a single picket was on duty near the plan and the crowd of sympathizers and spectators had dwindle d to a few Hundred Are deadlocked in conference. The a conferees met yesterday but adjourned As far from agreement As Ever. The Bill carries an estimated $1.700,000.000 in tax reductions for employers and employees Over tin next five years. The bulk of the Loans authorize i will go to the banners and to the from the classes taught by Francis Mcclure its members Are James Nichols Robert Phillips and Donald Osborne. High individual scores in monday s judging were Willard Abbot first place with 396 out a a a pm a Syible 450 tim Ruark second place with 398 Points James Nichols 373 Points 26 Vears but later was transferred at times yesterday it had numbered j Rural areas $1.100.000.000 being Al third place Ralph Call 868, fourth police checking on Kidnap Story Auburn. Ind. Aug. 1 up police today were attempting to Check the details of the Story told by 10 year old Richard Groves who Tol 1 authorities he had been kidnapped by an unidentified Man Early yesterday morning. According to sheriff artus Coyle Young Groves said he was standing in front of his father s Home yesterday when a Man stopped a car and forced him to climb in. Groves said they drove to a Point South of Garrett. Ind. When the stranger left the car but ordered him to stay in it. Instead he said he ran and hid in. The weeds along the Road finally making his Way to the Home of Freeman Kelham. Sheriff Coyle said the boy was unable to account for the time Between his escape and the time of his arrival at the Kelham Hom about 4 30. To the Chicago office since 1�o23, or Strouse has been in welfare and Public relations activities in St. Louis and Chicago including Accident prevention work. 1 airing the last 10 years tie Lias made More than Public addresses on transportation safety and other subjects and after retirement he plans to continue in the lecturing Field. Or. Anil mrs. Strouse will move from Chicago to Rockville. Take or. Smith to bedside of daughter More than 8.000. A Small fore of workmen defying the strike called by the Congress a it of Industrial organizations unite 1 automobile workers Union wus per Mittee to it remain in the Plant overnight so is not to be exposed to the picket line but a company official said Early Toda it that 200 of the located for farm tenant Loans and Rural electrification. The last Senate Cut was from the. Amount for financing foreign tra l. A through the Export import Bank. I Bailey offered and had accepted a j Compromise amendment reducing that item from $100.000.000 to $75,000,000 to prevent acceptance of an amendment by sen. Robert a. Taft ii., o. To reduce it to $25.000.000 Bob Dillingham n i David i Grimes a another amendment expected to 1�?Tutnam county farm agent. I workers slipped Quot it and went Home after most of the pickets had left. The night without a renew raise considerable controversy in the i a of the fight Iii that waged All Day a Jouch. Would provide for state and yesterday with Lubs stones and Gas place. The three members of tie Greencastle teams it ored a total of 1153 Points. The Bainbridge team piled up a total of 995 Points. Or. Akers Hail t am at Purdue University tuesday for additional practice in Swine judging. The judges in monday s judging contest were Noah Hadley Parke county farm agent Mil his assistant Baton Rouge. La., aug. 1. Up or. James Monroe Smith Central figure of the Louisiana political scandal was shuttled Back Here from the Federal prison at new Orleans today to be near the Hospital where his Only daughter was at the Point of death from blood poisoning. He was roused from his cell in new Orleans at 2 10 a. M. A Cost by the Warden. Informed that his daughter was critically a ii and that Federal judge Wayne g Borah had signed on order giving him Back temporarily into state custody so he could be brought Here. Without a word the former president of the state University dressed a d joined two guards who escorted him Here. Two fatally Hurt in truck car crash bombs. Policemen said they Hail fired Only a few bullets and those into the air. Ivis a strike Leader strikers Hud been and that he would ligation by attorney Murphy who had governor of Michi but Robert to. Said that three shot in the a ask for an inv general Frank witnessed while Federal taxation of the income from the Bonds the reconstruction finance corporation will sell to finance the program. That policy is in Tine with or. Roosevelt a desire to make All future Federal Bond a sues subject to taxation. But Barkley opposed till amendment sponsored by sen. Harry j f. Byrd a. Va., a vigorous critic i of new Deal fiscal policies Gan the first tumult in the Automo 1 opponents a of the amendment said 1 bile Industry of r the Davv Organ j it might mean Quot no Sale Quot of the so North la Rol Ina showman Iris enl nation drives Williamsport ind., aug. 1. Up two children were injured fatally and seven other persons Hurt last night when a passenger automobile crashed head on into a heavily loaded Grain truck South of Here. Dead were Elizabeth Mckinney 9, daughter of or. And mrs. Ralph Mckinney. And Juanita Rose Manus. 8, daughter of or. And mrs. Moss manuf. Injured were Eva Mckinney. 15 Otis Mckinney 13 Frances Manus Ernest Manus Mckinney Orville l. Brown of Fountain county Driver of the truck and Ralph Metzler who was Riding with Brown. Their injuries were not believed serious. Officials blamed High weeds which hindered visibility for the c Ash. 20 wars Ajo in ,. I Cli Tutlo Best who Wax one of the first of the Putnam county boys tearing the army in 1917. Arrived Home from overseas. He was wounded three times. Herschel Foster sent Home a caul from Michigan showing him and mrs. Foster and another couple holding .1 string of Pickerel. To or nth Quot this is the greatest fishing i Ever Hail. Thia is the result of a few hours or. And mrs. Estes Duncan of Cloverdale were ill of typhoid fever. De Hamilton bought mrs. Lillie Landes properly in Taylor ave. Paul Jones son of w. W. Jones. Purities since other tax exempt Federal Bonds arc available. Critics not quieted by military Mission London aug. 1 up prime minister Neville chamberlains announcement that he would Send a military Mission to Russia failed to quiet his critics today. Labor and Liberal Leader., and dissident conservatives seemed Supsic Jious that Chamberlain was sending the Mission to impress Adolf Hitler and to mollify his political opponents. And that actually negotiations to bring Russia into the anti aggression bloc would be protracted in yesterdays full dress debate in win House of commons Chamberlain won a technical vote of of 266 to 130 after r. A. But or parliamentary foreign under Secretary. Hall said in closing for the govern j Niento by Roy Keller. Left for Pekin. China where he had a ment a position a a head of the German de a with the achievements of the last Par Mont in the chinese state school few months and with the growing near that City. Harold Stoner saved a. Hurst and daughter Madonna from probable drowning when he rescued them from deep water at Stop 34. Hurst was teaching his daughter to swim and both got too deep or. Hurst becoming exhausted in trying to get his daughter out. Strength of this country we can face the summer ready for the French age Noe radio reported that the British Moscow Mission would arrive in Paris probably tomorrow and. After conferences with French military leaders would leave with the French Mission during the week end. It. A sized Tom my in one i Noti Ontek ii Kali words in other when Fred Cody. I strapping big Man from North Carol inn. Connected in a minor capacity with the amusement company that was at Cloverdale last week said to Ura Cummings of that Community Quot i make sidewalks out of six foot i four men Quot his remark was interpreted to mean that he could put or Cummings on his bad i and or. Cummings resented it even though the North carolinian himself is tall and husky. There was a nov repartee Between the two but the out of the state Man did t get very far with his idea of using a Putnam county Man to step on. Or Cummings is 5 feet 41inches in height William Pettit a filling station employee met up with Cody also Anil not withstanding Cody flashed a 25 automatic in that encounter or Pettit saved the stations $60 which he had with him. Both Cummings and Pettit appeared in circuit court tuesday morning to testify against Cody if necessary but the state marshal at Cloverdale and that of the prosecutor along with a plea of guilty by Cody to a charge of carrying a revolver without a permit was sufficient without further evidence for judge William m. Sutherlin. He sentenced Cody to the state prison for one year. . Stage \ 3 l a show Imiri i la in a in lit i Inross for of i Nini okhotsk not . Isiom till ii \ s it i it it e 11ii ii t the three w ill ilo Charlr full of 1 fur lit fru url of my to tril to alte my Turli rations Are that the i tossed Vale annual horse and cattle show this year to be held thursday Friday Ami saturday this week win be As As any of recent years and quite Likely it will Excel others in some of its details. Russell township and the adjoining territory in Putnam and Montgomery counties has Long been noted for its Fine livestock and there Are herds in that area from which can be selected individuals and groups which wlm compete Succes fully with the Best in Indiana. Russellville As a Community is Back of tiny towns famed Booster club which is sponsoring the three Day show the business men have taken a financial part in the affair and the citizens Are giving it their moral support. Liberal prizes have been arranged for in All of the events on the program of the three Days. There Are the usual classes in the cattle show and premiums for first and second honors and three classes in each of the horse show events. The horse pulling contest has three awards and three in the fat steer class. Oren Kelley is president a n d Ralph Mcgaughey is Secretary the Quot entries for the cattle and horse show should he entered by 10 a. M. On the Day of the respective show. The cattle show will open the three Days program. The beef brands will Lee shown together at 1 of clock an l All Dairy Breeds will be shown together at 10 a m the prizes rang Quot from $5 Down. The Horre show will open Friday morning and there will be awards in Cash for to list. Second and third places with the customary classes. The horse pulling contest will be staged saturday morning at 9 a. It. The classes will be for animals of 2600 pounds and under. 2600 pounds to 3000 pounds and a third class will be for animals 8000 and Over. These prizes Start at the top it $10 with $5 second and $2.50 third. There will he a separate fat steer class shown at 1 p. In. Saturday. The spectacular features of the three Days will come saturday afternoon. When some of the famous High stepping Saddle and show horses of the county and nearby territory will be shown in the ring. There will be awards for tin Best three gaited Saddle horse Best combination three gaited Saddle horse Best five Gat cd Saddle horse Best combination five gaited Saddle horse Best pair Best lady rider Best gentleman rider. In addition to these livestock events there will be a carnival an Amateur night saturday with prizes and Flower show and baking contest. Elmer Crawley entered the Putnam county Hospital yesterday for treatment. k i. \ i m s do m in piping. Aug. 1 advices from Chang Tell. North a Honan province said today miss Minnie Shipley a United Church of Canada missionary. Had died of typhus As an indirect result of the anti British movement. Miss Shipley a a native of Dar Don Ontario. Anti British derm a stators were reported to have picketed a Mission Hospital turning out All the nurses so that no one was left to care Lor miss Shipley. O a it o o 0 o 0 0 0 0 0 0 today a weather 0 0 and 0 0 local temperature 0 o a o o 0 o g a a o 0 fair slightly warmer in East and South portions tonight wednesday increasing cloudiness followed by local thundershowers in Central und North portions wednesday afternoon or night. Minimum 64 6 a. M. 70 7 a in. 79 it it a. A. V a. M. M 10 a. A. 83 11 o. In 87 12 noon. S7 i p m. S9 2 p. M. V
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