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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - December 23, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaRim what of 4 Kan and warmer 4 44 a Roias me forty eight the daily Banner a it Waves for ally a 4 44 4 4 All the Home news 4 4 United pm est service 4uhfen Castle Indiana saturday december 23, 1939. A Irvin idly Hurt in plane crash s to tempting to 5 a plane at 1ndianap-1,1 is Early saturday of a a a lants not taxable says court Indianapolis. Ind., dec. 23�? 1 up a picketing by labor unions is illegal and should be enjoined if it is used to coerce Emp Oyes into poll it the Union the state a a of t ruled yesterday. Supreme it to m. E. Hospital a font head and Back injuries will survive flying companion was not Hurt Apt Frank g. Irvin of Green Caj but now stationed at Bolling cd Washington d. A. Was badly Are i about three o clock saturday Ling when the plane he was to land crashed at the my a pal Airport in Indianapolis Apt. Irvin was in route from the St c l St to Bolling Field with a. Army ship. He was aces Man de Robert w. Kellhofer civil act Utica Engineer who escaped in a irs in the crash. Leapt. Irvin was caught in the fog i the time he attempted to land and e big ship crashed. He suffer ail Anil Back injures and was Rush to tile methodist Hospital when j was said his injuries arc not sex i eyed to prove any More serious leapt. Irvin was stopping off in in i Napolis to visit mrs. Irvin who j the Home of her parents there Itil his return from the coast. They in another ruling the court tie d that 1938 taxes i n municipal owned i utilities and payable in 1939 were not cd lec Tible. Ruling on an Appeal from it no Gomery county the court Aff Rcd the circuit court ruling that the county treasurer could not collect $2,800 in 1938 taxes from the Craw Foi Svile Light Plant. Quot the legislature undoubted y had the Power to exempt the municipality from payment of taxes already levied or assessed but unpaid and since it made no exception it must be Cone tided it was intended to excuse the payment of All taxes approved and to accrue 1 the ruling a d. Reds retire before finns on All fronts Small detachments tilt. Tide against massive red forces a much Eiful mint a Tukki recently transferred from Aumi Saj l to it in v right Field at Dayton to washing 1 d. C. Orderly manner. Have retired a distance of several Miles i a 11 arc Board fills baskets Copenhagen. I , dec 2.1. Up two Small forces of finn. I one of which marched for 155 Miles through Snow and in in Zero weather turned the tide against Russia on _ j the Salla front by a flank attack Ore than 100 went to Danyah arms a a pm a a or said . I Hedv families of the forgetting their fatigue after ter Community on saturday i Ihl it forced marches the finns a smashed into the russians left flank i More than 100 baskets filled with on top Salla front 11 we asserted. V Best of foods went to thet Many in 1 by turning it made the red j ving families of this Community Arny s position there untenable Lay of a result of the efforts of one of the finnish . 111 a e welfare society of Greencastle one which marched 155 Miles drove Ita Theta tri Kappa and northward from the Suom Salmi see or civic mini d organisations and tor. Oppor do the top Quot of the Gulf of pie the Depauw rained a sub bothnia to the i 1 the second one marched eastward from the Kovaniemi sector above the Gulf. The two met in the Salla court House during the Day. They sector just above the Arctic Circle e made up there following the j according to the dispatches and at tacked at a critical moment in the main finnish body s sudden firm Quot tial Cash fund which went Ese organizations to Aid in Irista Relief baskets. The baskets were distributed from eater parties Given Friday at which Many huge baskets of food 1 fruits were donated by those at i stand against the russian Advance ending the picture showings. I with the result that the balance i assisting in preparing the baskets turned contradicting reports of a russian rout the dispatches said that in the Quot Petsako area of the far North the russians were falling Bact a in Good order apparently a strategic Retreat. The russians had fallen Back about i 20 Miles in some parts of that front. I the dispatches said and were now i occupying positions which the finns had abandoned last week when the pressure of the russian army became too great. Indianapolis. Ind., dec. 2d dispatches said that it was Betti Gilbert k. Hewit director of j lived swedish volunteers now arrived in getting the food stuffs from j Heaters Friday were a dozen to Gay scouts. Including Raymond a incest. Robert Cook Robert Wiliams. Robert Flint. John Ross. Joe Duks. William Edington. Howard Hubert Scott. Maurice Saeger. Obert Sligh and Lincoln Smith. Income tax returns Gross income tax division today ing in Force on the far Northern thrown into Battle there to reinforce the thin finnish lines. Dispatches said that the russian i the returns will be used to repo t j potions were exceedingly in gym ends of $1,000 or More to pm a the Salmi Jasivi sector Southwest of pet Saino with 12.000 men against 2,000. Nevertheless the dispatches said the finns believed that with their greater familiarity with the terrain and their acclimatization to it the bitterly cold weather they would have been Able to destroy Russia s vitally important Railroad leading of announced that approximately 700,-Lfrontm Wou be it information returns and support-1 affidavits have been mailed to nines and government officials. Moyees and other payees by pm Loveis. Dewit said that information Reung a. Which aids the employer in Ming out his annual income tax port Are also filed with the tax u vision. Offices to close Putnam county officials and the r m is Vav 11 join in the general Observance of Christmas Day As a Holiday and their offices will be closed All toy. Monday. 20 years ago in Okken cattle w m. Mcgaughey was driving a new Ford Sedan. Hadley Cammack was Here from Pur Lue for the holidays. R. H. Richards and wife went to f Orida to spend two weeks with natives. Ora Day waa named worthy Patron i a i h11 Mil la on r a a a two Frank Blatchley funeral on sunday widely known lifetime resident of near Bainbridge died in Hospital Frank Blatchley age 67 year3. D de at seven of clock at the Putnam county Hospital Friday evening where he had Heen a patient Foi t,1,-past week during which time his condition had been critical. Or. Blatchley was bom and spent his entire life near Banbridge where he resided on a farm. He is survived by one brother. Willis Blatchley former state geologist of Dunedin Florida and one sister miss Bertha is the right before Christmas a was the night before Christmas when All through the House not a creature was stirring not even a mouse the stockings were Hung by the Chimney with care in Hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there the children were nestled All snug their Beds while visions of sugar plums danced their Heads. It a Clement Clarke Moore. While turmoil reigns abroad local people revel in Holiday Bliss it in with a feeling of it i Al Pride that we present thin edition of the Greencastle daily banned a will probably always refer to it As the Christmas greeting edition for in it Many of the Greencastle merchants prominent citizens and professional men have expressed their sincere wishes for the seasons greetings to the Reading Public. The sentiments expressed in Many of these greetings seem particularly fitting this year when we consider the turmoil so rampant in All the civilized world. While democracies and autocracies abroad spread the feeling of hate fear and terror we Here spread a doctrine of Good Fellowship and Good cheer. The people across the sea Are fundamentally no different from us but with the Christmas season Appi Waihing they will not have the same tranquil peace of mind the same Loving feeling for one another the same enjoyable thrill at Christmas that we will experience Here at Home. Read these greetings and feel assured that they come from these Many friends to their Many friends with the sincerest wishes for a truly merry Christmas and a wonderfully prosperous new year. Wayne Coy critical of the Fillmore o. E. S. A. Miss Esther Jackson spent the Day Blatchley who lives at Home. Indianapolis i the funeral will be held at two Charles Baraby distributed More o c Ock sunday afternoon at the sans a Ltd actor funeral Home in Bainbridge. Where 1 Boonville. Ind. Dee. 23�? up a a. Frank Cady of Boonville received word late yesterday that Little Hope is held for the recovery of Wayne Coy his son in Law who has been assistant to Federal Security administrator Paul v. Mcnutt and who was formerly state welfare i Mak Kiark License not a. A Winter brings Snow to much of nation it snowed yesterday on both the Pacific Anil Atlantic coasts and the intervening 3,000 Mies there were irregular layers of White wafer thin to four feet deep the solstice was at 2 06 p. M. Cost and Winter offic ally began at that moment. In Washington the weather by Vicau cautiously refrained from Mak ing a forecast for Christmas this i far ahead hut not matter thei seemed every Prospect that in Many i areas there Wou d be plenty of Snow in the old tradition. Almost everywhere it was cold even in two states of the deep South j Alabama and Georgia where it was below freezing and there was Frost As far South As Tampa Fla. Lerfon toys boys amp girls Fine collection ready to be distributed Over county today and tomorrow firemen >1 a d e it e i v i it s main were Tepu muted and repair made where necessary. Will brighten Many Homes a Oil Derrick j visible from \ High kill Al Leavy timbers run i i neatly 100 feet from Madison township farm creates my ii interest i drilling proceedings will pro a am be followed with a last of interest in even one visible from Points Miles Datan 1 the newly erected Derrick of the j St Nolind company raises its skeletal i a Structure 16 Lect above the ground. I 1 on the Ruby Wells farm in Madison j a township West of Little Walnut Creek. J the Tower is built of heavy t a hers and is planned to sustain the i weight of the heavy rotary drilling Rig which will be used to bore the opening into the Earth through which 1 it is hoped after a few weeks there i will come an unceasing gushing of Oil or Gas. Three thousand feet is tentatively i a fixed As the ultimate depth to which i the Drill will be sent in the Effort to i i tap a Pool of Oil. It is believed that j j depth will take the Drill into the i 1 St. Peter Rock formation underly j ing the Trenton Limestone and it is a not considered probable that Oil j Wou d be found below it. J the Drill will be in the Mitchell j Limestone first which out crops it no a the Wells farm As it does in Many. Other places in the county and by Low the Mitchell will be the Salem and the Harrodsburg Limestone the hundreds of toys that worn collected by the american legion for i Christmas distribution will go to i Putnam county youngsters today and tomorrow to bring Del get to them. I the toys were wrapped a couple of Days ago and Are to be distributed a to Homes in which the legionnaires i know they will he deeply appreciated. The toys this year Are the Best yet assembled by the legion an i where such work was needed they were Ove hauled by men at the e to building principally the firemen uni were redeem ted. So that they Aro not Only in Good usable condition mechanically hut they arc Beautiful in their new colors. The men and women win Ohavo handled these Christmas toys speak of their unusually god condition and this cd pm Anat on is Given the preceding annual collections of toys for this purpose has taken All such things from the Home of the communities and these collected this year ai3 not More than a year old. In Molt instances in All but a very few instances they were in first class me Chan Cal condition. They will bring Christmas happiness into Many Homes in which there would have been but Little such cheer without them. Convictions in Mon graft cases new Orleans politicians under the late Huey Long guilty in Federal court with the Borden Sandstone new Orleans la. Dec. 23 up the conviction of Abrham l Shushan and Floker accomplices in mail fraud struck Down another Stalwart today from the thin neg ranks of Huey p. Long s political heirs. Shushan and his friends were found guilty last night of misusing under a the mails seven times while Man p refunding Deal. The government hid to prove that the Deal was crooked in order to convict on the mailing neat ii with the new Albany a Hale j plating a 496.000 government Bort i under the Borden and Over the Tren j i ton. The latter should be encountered a at a depth of approximately 18�a0 j feet. There Are Many subdivision of j phase of it but the crookedness it i these principal formation of Rock. Quot Olf was not the government s con the use of the rotary Drill permits j Corn. It is n state matter about the keeping of an accurate log of the i which the state has showed no c-111 formations As they Are encountered i eem 1 and a copy of this record is to be 1 a recorded with the. State geological i j Bureau. J it is understood that drilling will j j begin tuesday of next week. Mrs. Roosevelt is Busy onion first lady i p before Day Light Toda to visit m i Liioi s Christmas places mrs Downs died of heart att pc i Washington dec. 23 up mrs. Franklin in. Roosevelt began ass sting Santa Claus today Befoy All five of the defendants Faco maximum sentences of 35 years imprisonment. Shushan the former president of tile Orleans Palish levee Board for whom the City a magnificent Airport was named until a few months ago and whose name was a most indelibly engraved etched inlaid and pm planted on the grounds panels floor and doorknobs of the Airport budding joins hotel operator Seymour Weiss and former governor Richard w. Leche in grief before the bar of Federal Justice. To use new forms Robert l. Pierce Putnam county most of the capital s residents had i assessor who attended the Confer we. Harold Johnston Utility service Man 308 North Madison Street Greencastle and Helen Jane Hope at Home Coatesville route 2. Murl Giddings Butcher Greencastle and Betty Jean Grimes stenographer Greencastle. Than 5.000 among his employees each one getting 10 percent of his year s wages As a gift. Bee hive Rebekah Lodge no. 106 will meet in regular session monday will be in the Bainbridge cemetery. Cupe rating from a kidney operation even no. December 25. At 8 o clock. Friends May Call at any time. Burial Coy is in a Baltimore Hospital re mrs Law Reno a. Downs wife of Lawrence Downs former Greencastle boy now chairman of tin Board of directors of the Illinois Central Railroad. Died yesterday on the Way to new Orleans. La. Heart disease was blamed. Mrs. Downs and her husband were in their private car attached to the railroads Southern limited the Louisiane. She was found dead in her room at Como miss. Or. And mrs. Downs left their Home at the Pearson hotel in Chicago thursday evening to spend Christmas with their Only child Mary Katherine the wife of or. J. F. Oakley of new Orleans. Mrs. Downs wus the former Ida Mae Mulligan or Pembroke. Ont. She and or. Downs were married in 1901. Funeral services will be conducted today in new Orleans. 50 killed Karlsruhe Germany Dee. 23 a up a fifty were killed and 30 injured in the collision of a freight and a passenger train near Rudo Rzell on Lake Constance last n get just 21 hours after two passenger trains had collided West of Berli i killing 132 and injuring 109. Finished breakfast. The first indy who will distribute a 4,000 Christmas packages to the j capital s needy during the Day. Was up before Daylight and in route to the f St Christmas party scheduled at 8 45 a m. Before mrs. Roosevelt Calls it a Day she will attend four Christmas parties for needy citizens help the president distribute gifts from the huge Christmas tree in the East room to the White House household staff and sing Christmas Caro s tonight As an Alley Celebration for poor Farn lies White and coloured. Meanwhile the huge government Bui were deserted. The government s Christmas present to its thousands of employees was a three Day Holiday starting yesterday afternoon at 5 p. M. Most government workers have Homes in other states and All outbound transportation facilities were taxed to the limit la t night. Mrs Roosevelt schedule for the Day has been carefully planned and she will move from party to party with time Tabe precision. Long before the Sun Rose Back of the Capitol the Van Girard of 1.500 needy children Between the Ages of two and twelve it Omin urd in re by Tanuj once of assessors with members f tie state tax commission at ind Anapolis the last two Dayh stated this morning that new forms will be issued for the use of the township assessors this Spring. Or. Pierce said he voted against Mak no a change from the present form believing it sufficient in every detail for its purpose but the majority decided upon a change. The new Blanks will be d str buted to the county assessors for redistribution to the township assessors in time for the latter to begin their work March 1. 3 a a a amp a @ a 3 today a weather a @ and a 3 local temperature 3 Snow or freezing rain tonight sunday occasional rain and slightly warmer. Minimum 6 a. M. 7 a. M. 8 a. M. 9 a. M. 10 a. M. 11 a. M. 31 33 33 34 35 36 37
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