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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - February 9, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaG it a bather us and warmer a. A forty seven the daily Banner a it Waves for ally 0 All the Home news a for United l Kess service o a r a Quot a a a a i i geeks e rested Foj a Ruck tax pm county it a a paid Rax on trucks in j�38 As much As $18 i trying to secure re Loi Iii in aug in Putnam county Inam county some 380 tucks Are following with various things that Are l till 1937 truck weight articular concern being l the possibility re la i that an Effort Multi i made by the state and to collect the unpaid i r the year 1938. In nonet of the Law was appeals to courts last a enforcement of its pro a 11 up by the Admonis i decision was handed lie High court which line the Fate of the Law. Unto 396 truck own night tax on their reds under protest but to 380 in Putnam who Ivhon paid Are interested if the Law is ultimately Jit now appears probable in will make a demand Kin of la Weir Money. It at this Money amount Ling like $3,000 from k a Lias been held in re a Date Agency which col i that it will to returned a Quot without quibbling if incomes unavoidable k a few i tucks in the Shioli the weight tax As r the Law would be As to which must be added ii uck License fee in some r vehicle. This $48 fee a eight tax Law is on Semi is of certain types there sible assessment of $24 or Section and $24 on the 1 at the Putnam county a Agency that the present Law does not inflict a Den on the Large trucks Rmer Law did but the includes More trucks of Type than the old Law did. T tile Agency that $10 per s r s to be an average he ight tax in this county Ruks. Having Small taxes much in the preponderant numbers. To t tax Law was declared lid by the states supreme in Effort is being made to i peal by the legislature >1 it i fort is decided one r a Lher truck owners will a there about any unpaid t is said. Green Castle Indiana Tiisik slav be bbl Aby 1030 circuit court notes Katharine Phillips is. Walter tin Cher Damag a defendant files motion to make complaint More specific. First citizens Bank end Trust company is. Simpson a. Hirt estate three claims plaintiff asks for change of venue from the county. In the three cases judge Courtland c. Gillen disqualified himself at the time they were placed on the docket because of previous connection with matters connected with them As a pm Tising attorney. Judge Edgar a. Rice of the Montgomery court wa3 named special judge. A jury trial was Haskeil in the cases which Are to be tried As one. It is said and the Putnam Petit jury was instructed to report to far the evidence but the change of venue to another county if granted will cancel that arrangement As far As the Putnam court is concerned. The three claims arc outgrowths it is said of a similar suit against Andrew Hirt brother of the late Simpson a. . Glass accuses for of purging Battle for control to designate 1940 candidate is alarming no. 9 spa workmen to rebuild Bridge Bridge Over Little Walnut in c Linton tot. Wrecked by High water Massage of Inse program possible imminent pan conflict at Early Pate Paton feb. 9.�? up a a spurred by the assertions committees that a War in Europe at an Early sought immediate con a Bill authorizing an i National defense program. Ujj Hules committee met it of Way to a $376,000,000 fund raise army aircraft �00 planes. Adm Nistra a said the measure would a it a House action Early next la the Senate convened a Day recess and May pro controversy Over presi True Ltd a foreign policy Esh Sale of armaments to Tain and France Ming of possible imminent conflict was Given the its military affairs coma majority report recon message of the Bill of chair Kwh d. May d. Ky., for def nos immediately. A that unfortunate and re situation occurs the re a it will be imperative and Bat we be prepared and provide adequate protect or own shores that May i respect for our rights at or own Sam Henry will move his spa gang of workmen from the site of the old jail and sheriffs residence tomorrow he thinks. They will go to the old Concrete Bridge Over Little Walnut in Clinton township South of the Dunkard Church where they will blast out the old Concrete St rupture which was wrecked by High water and use the debris for ballast for the fills at the newly reflected Timber Bridge nearby. The latter is the Century old covered Bridge from the former state Road 43, just South of Raccoon moved from its old site and rebuilt by or. Henry from plans made by Arthur Plummer county Surveyor and which now appears Good for another Century of duty. The fit ils forming the approaches to the Timber Bridge Are built mainly of Sand scooped from the adjoining Stream bed the idea being or. Henry said that the earthen Subbase of the fills will continue to Settle for sometime and that to put Good surface material on them now would result in a heavy waste of the material. The better surface material is to be applied later or. Henry said. The removal of the debris a from the razed jail and residence will All b removed by Friday. Or. Henry said. From that time on. The site will be entirely free of obstructions for the carrying on the construction work for the new buildings and the contractor can make More rapid Progress. Pope Pius worse Vatican City feb. 0.�?<up> Pope Pius took a grave turn for the worse today. A Semi official statement described his condition As a a grave and said deep anxiety was Felt. G. O. Weathers storm Indianapolis. Ind. Feb. 9. Up amid cries of a a dictatorship House republicans today beat if strenuous attempts by democrats to kill a g. O. Bill to revise the Mcnutt reorganization act by restoring appointive Powers to elective officials and advanced it to the passage image. The vote was 51 to 47 on strict party lines after bitter filed in Utility Case attorney general attempt 1ng to collect what he terms an indebtedness of Scarlet fever is report Lea ant gardens school the Effort of Omer Stokes Jackson attorney general of Indiana to effect the collection of Whit a terms an indebtedness of the Greencastle water works company to the Public utilities commission of the state received two additional entries on the docket of the Putnam circuit court today when Hexem a. Boyd Deputy attorney gemeral made two More filings in that Case. The pipers Are signed by or. Jackson attorney general Urban c. Stover and rex>11 a. Boyd As deputies of the attorney general and by m. J. Murphy local attorney. These latent documents Are demurrer of the state especially directed against the answers of the defendants. Charles a. Edwards. George a Alexander and Benjamin perk arising from the original complaint of the Public utilities commission against the water works company. The suit is to collect fees charged by the commission for two examinations of the property and resources of the old water works company. Glass is fiery Veteran Junior senator from Virginia comes up for in Clenti Ltd in 1910 Washington feb. 9. Up a sen. Wirter Glass a. Va., today charged president Roosevelt with projecting the a a purge a of conservative democrats into the 1940 election Campaign. With that Public accusation the rapidly developing Battle for control of the democratic party and Power to designate the 1940 presidential candidate became acutely alarming to some highly placed party men. The uproar May reach the see Are when its meets at noon. Pending also was critical discussion of Roost a it foreign policy. Glass shot at the White House a statement that Virginia senators recommendations for judicial appointment a have been rejected by the a Iuppo native Power merely through a Desiro to a purge the Junior senator next year and the senior senator of Virginia later should he live longer than the intrigues Hope a sen. Harry f. Byrd a. Va., with whom Glass consulted before issuing his statement comes up for reelection in 1940. Glass term expires in 1943. H is 81 years Aid a fiery Veteran of the political Aifa journalistic wars. Start construction of sub station for r. E. C. In the Northwest part of Rockville. Parke county the Northern Indiana Power company has begun the const action of a sub station to Cost $15.000 of which the principal use wit be the furnishing of Power for the expected 500 Miles of Remc lines which will Supply the Power for most of the Remc service in Parke Clay and Putnam count ios. These ones have been constructed in part Ard right of Way has been secured for the Extension of them in Putnam county entering Putnam county from Parke county an two Routs the latest to be proposed coming in at a Point almost due West of Erick Chapel which neighbourhood will be the ear Tern terminus of that line. and adjoining territory is reached from the North. Laterals Are to extend North and South of these two main feed struggle for key position is a nigh loyalists debate whether to surrender or continue fight London feb. 9.�?<up> the great Powers of Europe embarked on a titanic struggle for position today As Spanish loyalist leaders debat�11 whether to surrender to the nationalists or keep up their fight however hopeless the Odds against them. It was a struggle into which each government brought every resource at its disposal promises threats Bluffs persuasion. Army and Navy leaders Prender foreign ministers ambassadors men of High influence in private life intelligence agents and Plain spies All played their parti. The British Cruiser Devonshire was on a dramatic secret Mission in the Bale Arios islands hoping to negotiate the surrender of the great loyalist base on Minorca Island to the nationalists in Hope that this would provide a diplomatic lever for ending the entire War. In pai is the French Senate entered the second Day of a secret Mission on National defense the 3ccond such session since the world War. In Rome Tho supreme defense Council held its third recent me ting and it was asserted on reliable authority that Premier Benito Mussolini was calling specialists of three and perhaps four army classes to the Colora. In Germany notices had been posted calling out reservists of Tho 1906 and 1907 classes for three months training a routine matter but one that was not ignored. These classes made up of men born in 1906 and 1907, had not received the new two year military course As they were about recruit ago when Germany denounced the military clauses of the Versailles treaty. Russia sought to protect her position by negotiating a Black sea Security pact. Great Britain and Franco together. After watching the civil War from the sidelines for two an i a half years while Italy and Germany were giving material Aid to the nationalists were acting at last vigorously and with evident Hope that they might win a great diplomatic Triumph. A special Frenzen envoy had visa ted the nationalists and returned to Paris with apparently definite pledges that Germany and Italy would be made to take their soldiers Home after the War and that they would be Given no dominance Over Spanish affaire. Sir Robert Hodgson. British special agent to the insurgents was preparing to leave London with secret instructions for negotiations with the nationalist . Cecil Fellers is rotary speaker interesting disc1 Sion made on hobbies or relaxing of nerves members of the rotary club heard an interesting discussion of something that is important to everyone wednesday afternoon following the we Kly luncheon meeting when the Rev. Cecil Fellers. Past it a of the Christian Church spoke on hobbies or the Art of relaxing taut nerves caused by the fast Tempo of modern life. Prior to Rev. Fellers talk. Robert Hahn of Greencastle was inducted into the club As its newest member. He was welcomed into the club by or. E. It. Bartlett. Rev. Fellers in his talk Advance i the theory that has been discovered but Lile insurance com pamies which showed that the age for nervous break Downs heart trouble deaths and similar incidents in ones life comes during the Ages of 40 to 50. He believes this is due to the fact that at this age. The average business and professional Man is at his height in work and nervous tension and that one Way to Stop this High mortality rate is to teach men and women to relax and relieve the High nervous tension or pressure. He advanced the theory that Idle time is not rest time unless one can relax and he said the Best thing is for the Busy person to have a Hobby an inexpensive one anti follow it in order to get away from Tho regular nervous Strain of ones regular work. It was an interesting discussion of the everyday problems of Many Busy men and was educational in that it showed them the proper Way to avoid disaster As a result of the fast Pace of living of the present generation forgeries Are described by Sec Promise Moke r i. V elation s of abuses by Mutual life Insl in it e companies Washington. Feb. 9. It up it chairman William o. I a Ouglas of the securities and Exchange commission described As a a scandalous today alleged forgeries of insurance company ballots. He promised additional revelations of abuses in the election of directors of Mutual life insurance companies. More testimony on election of insurance company directors will be Given today before the National monopoly investigating committee. Yes to relay it heard two agents of the $4.972,000.000 metropolitan life insurance company admit that they had forged policy holders names to ballots in election of directors. Douglas said the inquiry May a show up similar practices concerning other testimony of the metropolitan agents Edward Schurr and Bruno Silbiger was offered by the Sec in its Effort to determine the extent of representation g Ven policy holders by muted insurance companies.20 years ago in or Kim Astle there is fashion in food cooking school instructor tells daily Banner reporter a reporter whose newspaper is bringing mrs. Gertrude Burbank to this City under its auspices to Start the Happy Kitchen cooking school dealing with subjects of cooking school Home economics Foo fashions and Parade of foods has just received a letter from the lecturer in answer to a question ask a her recently a is there really fashion in f Opocis ? a mrs. Burbank starts her letter with an emphatic statement a sure and most surely indeed there is fashion in foods. Fashion the Quot same As there is in die res hats shorn. N i other wearing apparel. The Daniel Webster meaning my dear fellow of Tho word a fashion is a to Mak accor ing to Rule to form give outward appearance shape pattern to lend a retailing Mode custom usage com Mon practice style manner Mode sort Well bred polished. Anything capable of being shaped a and the self same Book of common reference gives the definition for a a pie As follows a an article of food consisting of suitably prepare 1 meat fruit or seasoned and sweetened composition baked with an i Koto under crust. As a pumpkin pie with an upper crust. As a meat Rie a with would two crusts As an Apple a and there being no state statutes or United states rules against it. Could not an Apple pie be fashioned with a Little alteration of the original and time worn Webster meaning Given it As Given or suggested above passage of liquor Bill expected soon advanced to third Reading late wednesday after storm \ session my Light losing create bipartisan com i Shin of four men Ibrah state Indianapolis. Ind., feb. 9.�? up the a Lepuil it an i sponsored liquor Reform Bill reach d the passage stage in the House of represent of the original meaning of the word lives today after the Sto Miest pcs a fashion a is a. Little hide and seek a Ion of the 1939 legislature game at artistry in cooking an in 11 was a i vain 1 to third Reading h omit Iii ii on i Nice Twu plans made for Saddle cd b dinner Roy 13, sister mrs. Gordon Provo and mrs. Frank Deer have completed plans for the dinner to be Given by the Putnam county Saddle club on we mesday evening March 1st. All members arc invited to attend and several guests from other clubs arc expected. Reservations must be in by february 25th. The dinner will be held at the Bon ton located at the intersection of roads 40 and 43. Fear All lost on sinking ship liner reached last known position and Foi and no Trace of freighter new York feb. 9. Up the passenger liner vend am reached the last known position of the British freighter Maria tie Larrinaga in mid Atlantic Early today and found nothing. It was feared that the freighter had gone to the Bottom with its Crew of 37 men. Nevertheless the huge Holland american liner ploughed Back and Forth through mountainous seas in the Gray Ocean Dawn seeking some Trace of the Maria do Larrinaga Whoso radio had been silent for hours after sending a series of sos Calls and reporting that it was s King. It was the first of four passenger liners diverted from their courses by the Maria de Larrinaga a frenzied appeals for Aid to arrive at the position she last gave. She informed the other Rescue ships in a message intercepted by radio marines Chatham maas., station that she had reached the position at 5 45 a. M., had found nothing hut was searching the Vicinity. This message was sent at. 6 13 a. The last message from the stricken ship receive 1 by radio Marine s coastal station at Chatham mass., at 9 25 p. Was a sos sos All stations ashore and afloat please stand by. This ship has 37 men aboard so for the safety of til so men please Stop All radio Telegraph late. Yesterday and is expected to com up for passage within a few Days. Then i. Will go to the Senate to face the critical scrutiny of a nigh democratic majority. A a i it of 44 the Bill would d Vorce politics from round it a Fioril i ill i or by creating a bipartisan state j commission of four members named. A a a by the gov a mor from candidates no Ltd it Rockville min Teil b to Greencastle to see Law the mov ies h e never i Ilse a convention slog a pleasure is my trouble. I must do better boys. I really must. 1 must make a Man of these were Brave sensible words to be spoken by a 13-year old boy. He is Omar Pope whose Home is in Parke county near no. 1 school House in the Vicinity of Rockville. Omar s love for pleasure Hail brought him to Greendale last monday from his Home and he brought his 11-year old sister with him by the walking and hitch hiking method for the principal purpose he intimated to see Green Eastley a movies. They attended one show hire. Monday afternoon he is particularly fond of moving pictures. However the Fly in the ointment in Omar a quest for pleasure this time was that he has been at Home on parole from the boys school at Plainfield Ami sheriff Clouse of Parke county had an idea the lad would be taken Back there. The 11-year old sister would be cared for by relative.?. The two were found by sheriff Graham and Deputy sheriff Van Devier at the Home of a Cousin in commercial place and the Parke county officer was not if i thu girl cried a Little but Omar took tin unfortunate denouement of his latest j rage Industry be on a Cash Hidais. Search for pleasures in a matter of fact Way. But he expressed freely a determination to Reform. State chairmen of major political parties. Bier ports of entry would be abolished and All restrictions lifted on the number of wholesale permits granted. Employees of the liquor department would be divided equally Between the two political parties. 1> Moe rats howled the big was being a crammed Down our throats Quot As the narrow g. O. Majority beat Down repeated attempts to Amend it most of Thorn offer-1 in a chuckling sprit. Prior to House consideration of the Bill Many Republican members Priva by had attacked it and rep. Herbert Evans of new Castle g. O. P floor Lead r. Only monday introduced a Bill to re enact the old Nichols in Law which regulated the liquor Industry in pre prohibit on clays. But the a Republican lines hold fast when Tho measures Cann up for amendment. 1. To provide for appointment of the stat liquor commission by Tho governor. 2. To establish a Merit system for selecting state excise police officers. 3. To charge a a $50 f e for Coin music machines used in taverns. 1 to permit grocery stores to sell Beer As they May under the present Law. The Quot Republican Bill however wouts a prohibit them from dispensing be r o liquor. 5. To i quire that All business transactions in the alcoholic Beve Indianapolis ind., feb. 0. The reliability and Many us s of ice. Its production and Merchand sing i and Many Mote practical topics will be discussed by 200 delegates at the 45th annual convention of the Indiana association of ice Industry s. February 14, 15. And 16 at the hotel St Erin Indianapolis. Attending from Green Cave will 1�� the Gardner Bros of the coca cola bottling co. Strangely this Omar last evening echoed the sentiment of that Omar a Khayyam of faraway Persia who seme 800 years ago wrote of the de a lights of wine women Anil song. This Omar of Parke county had Contact with sheriff Graham some four years ago when the latter in another official capacity was asked to look out for the boy. Who had that time also run away from Home. He came to Greencastle then quite p. Little fellow with some Money which he had picked up around Home and even then he was on the quest. He invested in a up boy outfit at p local store stayed at p hotel and departed on an interurban car but was taken into custody by Indianapolis police. 6. To make the Secretary of state a member of the stat commission the Ether four members to be chosen As provided in the Bill. Also reject d were proposals to permit Lake county taverns to open site on sundays and to extend the Elong hours in first and second class cites to 1 a m. During Tho us in and 2 u. Sunday. The Bill proposes state wide Nidin get closing. Three democratic amendments were adopted. They would prohibit tav in owners to furnish i $3.500 Bond so they could be sued on the Bond for injuries or deaths occurring in the taverns. Require that All retail i quor Trail a Petionn be on a Cash basis. Indi Polis i a i Stock a a amendments would change Wagner act bitter critic of new heal introduced series in the Senate drops to death from eighth floor Frank Krider of Brazil while in the u. S. Army and at chateau thir by in France found while in hot fighting a Greencastle masons Emblem. He spoke of it As a a masonic Greencastle won the finals in the basketball tournament by defeating Bainbridge 24 to 19. Among the members of the winning team were Piercy Aue. Tiny Hirt Ray Micleu i a Els Harold Newgent and Adieh. Washington. Feb. 9 it lip it sen. Edward r. Burke. P., neb., opponent of the new Deal and i bitter critic of the National labor relations Board introduced in the Senate today a series of amendments a to make the present inc sided Wagner labor relations act fair to de he proposed to curtail drastic Ady the Powers of the Board and would recreate the Board with one representative each of employees employer and the Public. A Quot charged that the Board has a abused its judicial Powers and that All three present members a Are organized labor fleeing theft Sisi dec t held ii foot for second by desk i in i in its Angeles. Feb. 9. A up for a tense instant list night a Al eing theft suspect Hung head Down from an eighth floor fire escape n detective clutching his foot and a second detective dining t the first ones 1 is. Then the human Chain broke drop Png Ray a. Squires. 32. Truck Driver to his death on the Alley below. Squires led police to a room we re he said wis cached $2.000 Worth of silk he was suspected of stealing from Hii employers. But he Lart through a window onto the f re a Cape. Detective George Underhill leaped after him. And in the s Ruggen Squires lost his Balanc and topple i Over the rail no. The detective Hung Over the rail holding the 200-Pound Man by on a foot. He wis sliding Over too we Quot a detective Harvey Burch grabbed him Underhill suddenly held n thing. Burch and a third officer pulled him to safety. To receipts 5,000. Holdover 178 a to Quot ret generally 25 cents lower 1��?Tfa lbs. $v.90-$8.20 250 400 lbs., 40-y, i 300-400 lbs. $6.99-17.15 100 160 lbs \6 50-$7.50 sows steady in 10 a a a a its lower mostly $6�5-$7.15. Cattle 900. Calves 500 steers cows and heifers fully Teidy goo 1 to Choice 1261 la. Tiers $11.25 Choice 1.171 la. Steers >11.65 other Sierra $8.40-$l0 most $7 i0�j9.25 \ 1 i steady top $12. Sheep 1.800 Early Lamb sales about Teady Goa l 87 it. Texas Lamb ? 090 bulk lambs Btij unsold Best held above $9. O o g g g g g 0 0 3 1 today a weather g g and a g local temperature g g g g g g g o g it g g ran in South rain net or Snow in North portion tonight and Friday rising Tempe nature tonight. My mum 29 6 a. A. 32 7 a. M32 8 a. 33 9 i m35 10 a. In. 36 11 m. 8$ noon. 38 1 p. E .2. 41 2 p. 44
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