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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - August 16, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaTher 4 warm 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 a seven the daily Banner a a 4 All the Home news 4 United press service 4 �4444444444440 a it Waves for ally gee Castle Indiana wednesday August 1<>, 1939. Ases i wages l. Aut Hoki Kil by adm Dost nos i i Racove Seit. I Konst rat Ion s i Stantial in Ermes in Tad Western states Pear Wen 111 East ind m me a i As j a Tomij Ball. Cant at. We is in i is Washington aug. 10 item wage sched-2,200,000 Relief workers today substantial increases Western states and in Eastern states. The new Bill becomes effective sept. 1. Wage adjustment was ordered to appropriating $1,477.-for Relief a 1940. It specs that Relief pay could not vary in Jyh sections in an amount meter than could in to Rennes to the Cost of living. He change Llna sed the average tion wide monthly spa wage it a 83 to s�.80. It was Runoff i this increase would Federal Relief costs $50.000.000 the 10 months after the adjusted Good into affect or Force the of from 80.000 to 100.000 it had been estimated the for the current year Rule provide for an average pm of 2,000.000 throughout the spa officials feared demonstrate treat where wages were Low similar to last month s protest against the 130-hour month a killed workers president David of the workers Alliance had my Pyotr its against the Nuvill make the 130-onstrations a look a Zooi Lloil i. A fells i j 111 s to amp Al a the St p be. 9b corp hold treasure Hunt at first Ward school a treasure Hunt was held this afternoon for the children at thi first Ward school with mrs. Ethel Hall in charge. It was a part of the supervised recreational activities for the summer. The Hunt was held on the picture basis with each group being Given a picture showing them what kind of an object they would find As an objective. Candy was awarded As the treasure. American legion convention sat. Posts of county will be Well represented auxiliary also meets a a Cue George Hazelett injured in fall George Hazelett a age about 70 years West Walnut Street Road suffered injuries wednesday morning j when he fell from a tree while picking apples at the Buchheit Orchards. Or. Hazelett was taken to the office of a local physician and later was removed to i he Putnam county Hospital for treatment. A Ray pictures were to be taken to determine the extent of his injuries. South benefited is ranging As High a lowest wage for a a in Rural areas was to $31.20. And in 5 per months. In ties the unskilled pm $49 to $46.80 to $50.70. Work particularly in com than 25.000 populated substantially f cuts were Given Eastern cities is Over 100.000 pop to the rate for cer killed labor was 1.10 to $52. Most were for unskilled about 68 per cent Load. Skilled work but for the most de increases. Hennel a a 1 the in has v e a Stifil i i. Midi Liiri a Iris it Tell kidnapping Dykal author of Striate try ind., aug. 16.�? Federal authorities the Story told by girls that they were Point by two me raped by the men. Shelbyville in a cattle Ned on a Street la Beatrice Daisy Johnson. R Elizabeth Mcdonald. Egan ga., were returned a Ter Day. Officers that one of the a gun and forced them at Egan. They were until the truck reached they said i Bureau of i Vestiga Llotd into the Case and is investigation Accord-1 of police Earl Trees ease was kept secret r because of this in is livestock us 8.500. Holdover 111 lits higher on weights lbs. Lighter weights 25 180-250 lbs. $5.80-$6 $b.30-$r> 70 300-400 lbs. 100-160 lbs. $4.85-$5.25 to 18 cents higher mostly i calves 500 Trade slow Ira and heifers Early to weak Choice year held at $9.75 bulk steers Quot my heifers $8.50-$9.25 of a a Alert steady to 50 cents lower top 10.1 fat lambs mostly 50 lower top 8.75 bulk Good to jr.4loice 8- 8.50 Slaughter ewes $2 the american legion posts of this county will be heavily represented at the Twenty first annual four Day state convention of that organization which will open at Bloomington next saturday August 19. The auxiliary of the legion meets at the same time and a number of the county members of it will be present at its sessions. These Putnam county men and women will be glad to learn that the legion nationally speaking has gone Over the one Millionth Mark in membership. And that the Indiana legion. And auxiliary also have had a proportionate increase in numbers. At the coming state convention Hoosier world War veterans will have four Days of fun and business at the Home of Indiana University. The men now Are of an average age of forty seven years and seventeen out of Twenty of them Are married. Highlights of the Bloomington convention program prepared by a convention corporation headed by w. E. Brown a businessman include registration and forty and eight Parade and wreck on saturday afternoon and evening. Tableau memorial services and address by Paul v. Mcnutt past National commander of the legion and drum and Bugle corps contests on sunday. Laporte is the present corps state Champ and Richmond the band Champion tie legion has put up $2,050 in Cash for these competitions. Business session and big Parade on monday. Prizes Are to be Given for the Best floats of a historical nature in the Parade. Election of officers and selection of the next convention will be on tuesday. The legion has Headquarters in the hotel Graham in charge of w. E. Sayer state adjutant. The auxiliary Headquarters Are in the Union building on Indiana University Campus. Among the distinguished guests at the Bloomington state convention will be a. P. Braxton of Paoli who was a lieutenant of the Battery that fired the first shot in the world War h. Weir Cook Indiana world War Ace mrs. Gwendolyn wiggle Mcdowell National Secretary and mrs. Cecilia Wenz National treasurer of the auxiliary William Curry of Tipton International Corn King and representatives of other patriotic groups. Mayor Loba Jack Bruner of Bloomington a Legionnaire Anil Herman b. Wells president of Indiana University will Welcome the visitors. A trip by Flat car into the Stone Quarry District has been arranged by the Monon Railroad. Death trap cars of the crack streamline train in which 22 persons died and 60 were Hurt lie sprawled in the Humboldt River Canyon near Carlin Nev. Police Are searching for plotters who they say spread the rails causing a death trap. Lafe Mcgaughey receives order stops collection of judo ment in letter from Marion county court Makiu age License Raymond n. York labourer Green Castle route 2, and Mildred Lavema of Neal clerk Grcic Castle route 3. Dobbs requests pro it or procedure postmaster writes Washington for instructions for office vacancy sheep the death of Ernest Stoner who was assistant postmaster of Green cast be for Many years leaves that position vacant and preliminary Steps Are being taken to fill that place. Postmaster Albert l. Dobbs has written and asked the Post office department at Washington to instruct him concerning the proper procedure to be followed in filling the vacancy however no instructions have been received from Washington As yet. Postmaster Dobbs and the employees of the Post office received a letter of regret from the Post office department at Washington in connection with the death of or. Stoner. Lafe Mcgaughy through his attorney Fred v. Thomas received a temporary restraining order in the Putnam circuit court tuesday afternoon John h. Jumes sitting As judge pro Tern against Lawrence Graham sheriff and Kathleen Joyce stopping the immediate collection of t $60 judgment received by the letter in the Marion county municipal court in which or. Mcgaughey was defendant. Judge pro Tern James ordered a Healing to be held August 31, at 10 of clock in the Putnam circuit court room to determine whether the temporary restraining order should be made permanent. The petition for the restraining order sets out that Kathleen Joyce last january 20, received a pretended judgment against or. Mcgaughey in the Marion county court for damages alleged to have been received by her while she was Riding with Margaret stems it was claimed by her. From the presence on the Highway of several head of cattle including a buil. In his petition for an injunction. Or. Mcgaughy alleges he is a resident of Putnam county und that the alleged injury occurred in that same county for which reason it is claimed the Marion county court had no jurisdiction. , he claims that he reached an agreement with Kathleen Joyce for a settlement of the damages und had made a part payment under that agreement before she secured her judgment against him in the Marion county court. Danzig guards wound Soldier Danzig aug. 16 up a Danzig Border guards shot and fatally wounded a polish Soldier today at Kohl in a on the Danzig polish Frontier. 4 the shooting occurred at 3 20 a. M. Danzig sources alleged that the polish Soldier crossed the Frontier and that after guards had warned him three times he trained a Rifle at the guards who in consequence fired on him. A this incident came soon after a demand by Poland that two polish customs inspectors and a Motorboat Driver i nested by Danziger sunday night be released. The nazi version was that the officials and the Driver sought to bring polish printed leaflets agitating against nazi leaders into Danzig territory. Sophia Thomson died tuesday mrs. Sophia e. Thomson age 84 years died tuesday evening at the Home of her brother William Darnell. At 708 South Locust Street following an extended illness. Mrs. Thomson had made her Home in this City with her brother for the past Tew years. The body was taken wednesday morning to Ashley where funeral services will be held Friday. Interment will be made to a cemetery at Waterloo. Migratory jailed in Johnson county attempting to rid county of labourers asking work at canneries Franklin ind. Aug. 16.�? up Johnson county jail was packed today As officers continued to make arrests in a drive against migrating labourers coming Here from the South for the Canning season. Within the past three Days More than 50 men were arrested. Sheriff n. W. Pun born said. They Are held on minor charges until their fingerprints can be checked with the department of Justice and then if not wanted for anything they Are moved out of the county. Numerous persons mostly single men but some whole families have moved into the county in Hope of getting jobs in the canneries. A a lot of them Are mooch is and nothing sheriff Pangborn said. A a lot of people have welfare agencies already had More than they could handle Pang born pointed out. And could not take care of Harvest followers. Many local workers complained that the immigrants under bid them on picking tomatoes or Canning work and constitute a serious menace to jobs of residents. Railroad officials were understood to be co operating with Pangborn in his Campaign by keeping transients Olf Railroad property and thus blocking one Means of transportation into the county. Miller Dies in ele Etrie chair former engineering student less agitated than were prison officials Michigan City ind. Aug. 16. Up Drin Miller 31, of Racine. Wis., former engineering student died in the electric chair Early today for the rape and murder of Alice May Girton 18-year-old lame Winchester farm girl last october. He was pronounced 1 dead at 12 11 a. M. Cost. Miller walked from the death cell to the execution chamber without assistance and had nothing to say. He ate his last meal at 7 p. M. Yesterday and finished a it it the evening with an after dinner Cigar and a pack of Cigar ets. He had made no Effort to obtain leniency through Legal channels and told a priest yesterday afternoon that he realized he had taken a human life and was ready to pay with his own. The priest was his Only visitor. The menu which Miller ordered last night consisted of shrimp cocktail roquefort cheese filet of mag non Brown american filed potatoes Corn an i peas bread butter celery hearts with thousand Island dressing butterscotch pie ice Cream and Coffee. Prison officials said Miller was less agitated about facing his death yesterday than were the men detailed to prepare him for his execution. 11< spent most of his time in death Row of which he was the last occupant studying books on chemistry engineering and philosophy. Rand to give concert thursday popular requests will he featured Tinc her Sis teits will sing the Greencastle band will give its weekly concert thursday evening on the West Side of the Square. Kay trembly will direct during the absence of Gene Pennington. Because of the Many requests Quot Beer Barrell polka and a a wishing Are again to be played this time with vocals by the Fincher Sisters of Fillmore. The program will be As follows Little giant March Moon. King Lear overture Hazel. Beer barrel polka Brown Vejvoda. On the Square a amp Nello. Sunnyland Mustol. Intermission Triumph of True tones Preziosa Skaggs. Wishing a de Sylva. First regiment band trombones on Parade tinn Smith. At Kisson. Taylor. Board hears petitions for liquor permits the Putnam county alcoholic beverages Board at its meeting postponed from August 1, heard the petitions of three county residents and will hear petitions from two clubs in Greencastle for permits to sell intoxicating liquors. Roy Young. Roachdale appeared before the Board for a renewal of his permit to retail Beer in his Home town and John w. Shannon of the same place asked for a renewal of his permit for a package store. Jos. B. Hurst asked a permit to Deal in liquor and wine at the West Side liquor store in Greencastle. These applications were heard by the Board and the Board will report to the state Board which will pass upon the petitions. There was no remonstrance before the Board these petitions. Circuit court note in the matter of the estate of Chester o. Garner june Garner administer matrix was granted permission to sell personal property of the estate at Public auction for Cash. 20 years ago in Greencastle o. T. Ellis county recorder was in Lena on business. The Rushville journal announced the engagement of miss Esther Catharine Black daughter of or and mrs. B. A. Black of Rushville to Frank Cannon of Greencastle at luncheon Given by miss Black and her sister miss Helen Black in that City. The journal said a miss Black who has been a teacher in the Graham school is a graduate of Depauw University and a member of the tri Kappa sorority Here. Or. Cannon is a business Man of Greencastle and has made Many friends Here on his visits in from Johns switch miss Nell Heber and friends spent the Day at Blue Bluffs near Martinsville. Raymond Fisher of the Jones Stevens drug store was on his vacation. Or. And mrs. Floyd c. Yeager and against daughter Beulah drove to Rockville to attend the Chautauqua. Returns to Post alter conference minimum it met Ink mint was that i an i. Re i Kii to 4�kkmany last kites held for Ernest Stoner last rites for Ernest Stoner assistant postmaster at Greencastle who died monday were hold wednesday morning at 9 o clock from the St. Paul s Catholic Church. Father Thomas Mcgrath officiated. Interment was made in Forest Hill cemetery. Pall bearers were e. A. Brown in a. L. Dobbs. E. R. Bartley. C. C. Gillen Ray Herbert and m. J. Murphy. The elks Lodge gave its ritualistic service for or. Stoner tuesday evening at the Shannon funeral Home. Both services were largely attended the City police and state police officers St. John Scofield and Hecko managed the traffic on Washington commission authorizes abandonment Public service commission of Indiana acted upon request tuesday no Iii s information Given at hearing in Many witnesses testified that abandonment would be Handicap acting upon the authority granted it by the United states interstate Commerce commission the Public service commission of Indiana late tuesday afternoon authorized the abandonment of the Indianapolis Terre haute division of the Indiana Railroad corporation. This authorization is in response to the petition of Bowman elder receiver for the Indiana Railroad for the abandonment of the line which passes through Greencastle. The petition was heard by the state commission some months ago. Sitting at Indianapolis und there was a later hearing held in the circuit court room of the Putnam county court House followed by yet another Brief hearing at Indianapolis. At the hearing in Greencastle Many witnesses testified that the abandonment of the traction service through this area would cause a serious Handicap to Many individuals and groups of citizens hut their plea was offset it now appears by the fact that the receipts of tin traction line were less than the expenses. The Public service commission of the state did not Rule upon the rather vague proposal of the Indiana Railroad to est Ublish bus service Between Indianapolis and Terre haute to care for the business which for More than thirty years has been handled by the electric line. No information in regard 1 to the establishing of such a bus service has been received Here excepting the indefinite intimations of a representative of the traction line that such a bus service would be established. The Indiana Railroad announced it would absorb us Many of its employees on the line to be abandoned As possible but no information has been received Here on that Point. The present personnel the trainmen and Moto men now working on the interurban and to so Long in Greencastle include William Glascock we. A Stonsifer a. W. Moore p. It. Duncan Walter Williams o. E. Cox. Zack Callahan. L. Street which is on the route of stat Road 43 through the City during the c old Ltd no a Vii St Quot nov a the last three being extra time of the funeral services this cd oys condition serious London. Aug. 16.�? up a a diplomatic informant said to Lay that or Karl j. Burckhardt league of nations High commissioner for Danzig. Had returned to his Post from his week end talk with Adolf Hitler deeply depressed. The informant said that in a report to the British government. Burckhardt gave the impression that Hitler had spoken heatedly to him on the Danzig situation the word a a lecture was used by the informant and. Retailing incidents in the free City territory asked him Why As High commissioner he allowed such things to happen. But a it ther diplomatic sources said Hitler told Burckhardt that his a minimum requirements was that Danzig should be ceded to Germany. In return it was said Hitler offered to concede Poland a free port in the Danzig area. Burckhardt a Mission was considered Here to have been a failure. It had been reported that he would come Here to report to the government which is Secretary of a committee of three nations on Danzig. The subsequent denial that Burckhardt would come Here was attributed in diplomatic quarters to the a a failure of his conference with Hitler to produce anything. Suffers injuries Washington. Aug. 16 up Clarence Jackson Indiana state unemployment compensation director. Arrived today from Indianapolis to serve temporarily As assistant to Federal Security administrator Paul v. Mcnutt. Mcnutt arranged to a a borrow Jackson during the absence of Wayne Coy. His regular assistant who Umler went an operation monday. Friends said i that Coy suffered a sinking spell late yesterday and was placed in and a oxygen tent. They described his condition As a very japanese troops move to Border ii it itis Ai thor1ttes dispatched two companies of infantry William Rogers age about 50 years suffer etl injuries in a fall Early wednesday afternoon while working at the office of White cleaners. It was believed that or. Rogers suffered a fractured leg. He was taken to the Putnam county j Hospital for a Ray and treatment. Hon Kong. Aug. 16 up japanese troops moved up to the Border of British Hong Kong to Lay in what they called a a mopping up operation. British authorities dispatched two companies of infantry drawn from the Middlesex regiment of British regulars Ami the Rajputana regiment of the Indian army to the Frontier to take posts opposite the japanese. Japanese army men asserted that they intended to extend their a mopping up operation along the entire Frontier of British territory. This at once led to speculation whether the japanese intended to blockade the area but British authorities said that they believed the japanese move did not mean that the Border would be closed. They said that the japanese had Given them 48 hours notice of their intended operation. Bundy men. L. C. Brown is agent we. Roby is night Man at the station Ami Marvin a. Watering is extra clerk. Linemen arc we. Layne. Foreman William Hoover and o. A Irwin. The track men Are we. A curia Frank White and we. Tribbitt. These three men have had to maintain tile track from East Brazil to a Point three fourths of a mile West of co amp Tasville a distance of approximately 26 Miles. The monthly pay of these men totals about $2,500, or about $28.000 per year most of which of course has been spent in Greencastle. It May be assumed that most of this considerable amount of Cash income May be lost to the City when the menus present work stops. The men themselves and their families May be forced to move away causing u loss of population As Well As a loss of Cash business from tii families. There is pending before tin Public service commis Siim a petition by the Indiana Railroad for the establishment of bus and truck service in substitution for the electric line service. The Railroad was authorized to fix the Date upon which service will be discontinued but it must give the commission 15 Days notice. It is claimed the Terre haute division of the system Hus lost Money since 1932. The abandonment of this service it Coull Niril on in car twin mrs. John Call and children of Warsaw who have been visiting or. And mrs. James Cannon left today for Fortville to visit mrs. Callas father. Today a weather a a and a a local temperature a partly Cloudy tonight and thursday slightly warmer in extreme North portion thursday. Minimum. 70 6 a. A.70 7 a. A. 75 8 a. M. 82 9 a. M. 85 10 a. A. 88 11 a. M. 90 12 noon. 91 1 p. A. 93 2 p. A. 93
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