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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - February 16, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaIn h Eather v and warmer la. 0 forty seventh daily Banner a it Waves for ally Ati the Home news United press service y. A. Gre Nastle Indiana thursday february 16, 1939 no. 105 Ion held id nurse Campaign Oka sized com to i an for fur hum it health to meet trustees a. Hoard with rep rent Kriim townships to sponsor work d. K. Hope has copy of confession prepared to take action mrs. Sarah e. Acree died tuesday at Brazil it session was hold yester Loon in the office of coun la superintendent Frank r an informally organized i whose purpose is to help v nurse miss Antoinette i plan her part in the Thering Campaign in the i was planned to have this group form the nucleus of a county wide Board with it Ives from each township 1 sponsor the work which Riman will undertake and h her. At the meeting wednesday were representatives from a animations of the City and <1 Public officials. One of speakers was miss Jacobs state Board of health of so attending the gathering i Bartley h. Foster Igles prof. Jome miss Fred Todd or. Manhart Rrell mrs. Potter Benton Paul f. Boston Iedian explained to the that she Felt her first Eon in be in connection with is of the county and that in phases of Public health taken up. In that connect. A o Brien acting county finer suggested that each Ino pal Send to miss Fred tement of the needs of his health supervision matters is possible. He suggested r principals sen t to miss symptoms in instances re was reason to suspect i in Early stages Iedian said she would Send principal an Sinou Cement the she would visit that re school in Advance. Also talk to groups Over the Public health themes Idman stated she Hopes ship trustee will find it be present at the time of o the schools under the of each trustee. Leers appointed Centennial committee Ite a have been appointed to for the Observance of the i of the establishment in in the annual state meeting of i churches the Observance to Indianapolis. Nov. 15 to 18. Committees being appointed Ling in the hotel Severn Tnp yesterday. The Rev. Astor of the first Christian Greencastle. Was made a of the committee which will re of Centennial literature. Jutt motorists inning stopped buses d. K. Hope of Marion township on Coatesville Rural route 2, is the appreciative owner of a copy of the confession made by William Thompson in 1841, concerning his killing of Abraham Rynerson for which crime Thompson was Hung february 12, 1841, an event recently mentioned in the Dally Banner. The confession was made to the Rev. J. L. Belotte and was Public shul by him. In Booklet form. It was printed in the office 11 indicated that an acute seek showdown on siberian fisheries deadlock Between Russia Japan leaders hold conferences of the Greencastle in 1841. The Booklet was originally owned by Isaac Hope Grandfather of its present owner. Isaac Hopes son Jame a. Hope father of d. K. Hope now of this county was but 6 years old at the time of the execution of Thompson. No Relief for Small dealers governor warns that passage of Bill would increase local taxes Indianapolis ind., feb. 16.�? governor m Clifford Townsend today warned the Small retail dealers that Relief which they anticipated in the passage of h. B 47, which slashes the Gross income tax rate to one half per cent will not be forthcoming. And in addition it will Saddle approximately four and one half million dollars upon local taxpayers this Bill passed by the House wednesday reduces the Gross income tax rate for retail sales from one per cent to one half per cent and eliminates the present $3,000 exemption. The measure w it introduced by representative 1 Ralph Thompson. Democrat of Seymour. And it passed the House by a vote of 97-0, if the Bill should become a Law which is not Likely the governor pointed out the following results 1. It will not reduce retail commodity price2. It will not reduce the tax Burden of the retailer since it will mean a shifting of his tax to his property. 3. It will mean the reduction of the states share of teachers salaries from $700 to approx Cly $400. And the consequent payment of this $300 by local taxpayers. 4. It will mean that customers of retail stores will assume the major portion of this four and a half million Dollar payment. 5. It will place the Small retailer in the same competitive position in which he now is for the Bill applies to All retailers. What the Bill will do is to save some of the larger stores some $50,000 per year while the Little fellow will be helped from $20 to $75. Ight of a Coral violations 1c past few Days a Vigo Riih 11 he made against motor insist on violating the state passing school buses while stopped. It to against the is a schoo bus from either while the bus is stopped Side of the Highway for the Irful receiving or unloading jills. The bus Driver always it his Stop signal As the bus in for the Stop and the Sig a i is out until the bus has ported. Greencastle township in exc i Lent record of no a the past several year of the fact that the trans problem in this distr it is i them it difficult in in is is due to the fact that pet is criss Cros de with rail pcs and Bee use much of theft follow Havy traffic h go lists average crossing a rail cd for approximately each he Totis a Miles travelled. Also of the congested areas of the population Many More required than is True in the situation. Drivers have led to report All numbers of Par Drivers violate state Laws. Jill be reported to the super to and hence to the sheriffs Ooper Alion has also been As traffic officials with head at the Putnamville bar every Driver in this com should be interested in pne Pic most careful Safe driving phere the uves of children it stake. Jack Gillespie to give recital saturday Jack Gillespie son of or. And mrs. R. J. Gillespie of Greencastle. Will be presented in a piano recital by de Pauw University saturday afternoon in Meharry Hall at four of clock. Although enrolled As a Sophomore in the school of Liberal arts at of Pauw or. Gillespie has won honors in the Field of music. He was the Winner of one of the two highest awards Given in a state piano contest sponsored by Indiana University in 1937. He is a student of Edward Shanholt of the Depauw faculty. His program saturday afternoon will include two rhapsodies by Brahms Beethoven sonata. Of. 90, and three Shorter compositions the Bandolin by Couperin Sar Bande in g minor by Oeilly and the Hen by Rameau the Public is invited. Cl0verdale women hear mrs Perdue mrs. Sarah e. Agree bom in put / Al 7hix Nam county 79 years ago died tues i lispi �tt7 Dav 3t the family Home in Brazil t Ullh Flor Uil mrs Acree was a daughter of the late Rev. J. W. And Lavina Syester. A a natives of Tennessee when she was Institute held thursday 15 years old h r father and his fim advised women to watch ily moved to Parke county near car a appearance Bon where he engaged in business _ for a number of years. It was planned to have the funeral service a at the residence 728 East National situation was in Avenue Biz a Friday afternoon but pro sect definite arrangements have not been announced. Tokyo. Feb. 16.�? up it �?jap-anes3 ambassador Shigenori Togo it Moscow has been instructed to seek a showdown on the siberian fisheries dispute in which Japan and Russia have been deadlocked for weeks it was understood today. Togo was ordered to inform Maxim Litvinov. Russion foreign commissar. That Japan was prepared to take drastic a action unless an Accord was reached it was understood. The new instructions admitted officially to be important were sent by foreign minister Hachiro a Rita. Before he acted. Arita visited emperor Hirohito As is the practice in matters of grave moment. In addition there were conferences among army Nuvy and foreign office leaders. The newspaper Asani of Independent Liberal tendencies asserted that Russia would be informed that Japan was determined to continue fishing off the russian coast and that the russian government must accept responsibility in the event fishing without a formal agreement is inaugurated under armed Protection. It was indicated that an acute situation was in Prospect. Not Only have russian and japanese Manchu Kuan patrols clashed numerous t Mes during recent weeks on the siberian Frontier but Only two Days ago in parliament there was a full dress debate in which members resolved that the government must take drastic action even by Force if necessary to safeguard japanese interests a week ago. An inspired dispatch believed to emanate from the foreign office said it was believed that Russia was prepared to seize japanese fishing boats which might enter russian territorial Waters and asserted that a provisional russian military Council had bean established at Vladivostok preparatory to a dealing with the japanese fishing at the same time the newspaper Kokmin which is extra moly nationalistic and has a consider Puble circulation in military quarters featured proposals for United states control of alaskan fishing Waters and pictured president Roosevelt As secretly conspiring to Aid Russia against Japan. Russian and Japan have Long disputed regarding the fisheries off russians Pacific coast. By custom the fishing grounds Are divided up into hundreds of lots. During the last year Only a provisional agreement Bis governed the use of the fisheries by japanese f re men. This temporary agreement expired december 31 third cold wave strikes Midwest hikb1tt kites to be conducted Friday 1�. M funeral services for Edward i Hibbitt Well known resident who died tuesday evening at his Home on nor h Jackson Street will be held Friday afternoon at 2 of clock from the Mccurry funeral Home. The Rev c. M. Mcclure will be in charge. Burnt will be in Forest Hill cemetery. Kiwan ians. Wives Are entertained heart attack is a ladies night Quot program is enjoyed wednesday evening one of the most enjoys ble occasions of the season was the a Wladi Quot night Quot program of the kiwanis club held wednesday evening in the go Hin _. Memorial m e. Church. More than fatal i o Salesman,80 i it it Rains were in attendance. Members of the local club Anc i i their wives were entertained at an Fred Cragle had stopped Gia borate dinner to open the festive for car service at amp a ties. The tables were attractively West of Morton decorated anti the menu included everything in the food line from a sudden heart attack proved p fatal wednesday night to Fred Dean h dark it served As Cragle age about 61 yours a t Malte. Ceremonies during the haute Salesman when he for j co int. Hui introduced i car service at the Higbee a tourist Camp West of Morton. When stricken or. Cragle was taken inside the Camp and died before a physician a River. His death occurred at 10 30 of clock. The heart attack victim was accompanied by his wife and daughter. The body was taken to Terre haute where funeral services were being planned today. The Cragle family re Quot embers Iron infancy to manhood sides at 13 South 13th Street in Terre the feature proved of interest to the haute. Crown Fink student at Depauw and nation Al High school xylophone championship Holder who delighted his audience with several xylophone presentation a feature of the after dinner pro Gram was the showing of �?o5 amp 10 cent store Valentines Quot the pictures including special a a shots of club rain or Snow Over sections of Northeast and rising temperature predicted told of a sensible spending emphasized need for social recreation among farm families by United press midwesterner shivered today in the Winters third severe cold wave while Eastern states struggled against floods fog and heavy Rains which followed a severe windstorm that swept the coast from Georgia to new England. Some cities reported the coldest weather of the Winter. Bern id i minn., reported a temperature of 43 degrees below Zero and other Minnesota Ami North Dakota Points registered Between 30 and 40 below. U. S. Forecaster h a. Downs predicted rain or Snow Over most sections of the northeastern areas today with a gradual Rise in temperatures. Cloudy and colder weather was expected generally throughout Eastern state. The storm which battered the coast was entered today Over Northern new England. It reached a Peak Force of 65 Miles an hour in new York and caused one death at new Brunswick n. J. Two persons were killed at Pinson Ala. The gales swept along the Southern Seaboard from Georgia damaging farm property and injuring several persons. A windstorm damaged More than 100 Miles and injured three persons at Asheville n. C., and others injured one Man and damaged several Homes at Washington. N. A a a and ripped off the roof of a Church in Jersey City. The storm diminished in intensity As it passed Over new England and today was blowing itself out Over Northern Maine. Heavy Rains swelled Rivers in up Tate new York and the Eastern Carolinas. Weathermen reported torrents of water pouring Down from Mountain areas in Northern new York. The Neuse River in North Carolina already above flood stage still was rising. Some residents in bowl amp a 1 areas along the River moved to higher ground. The temperature at Chicago had hopped to 10 degrees above Zero a arly today and was expected to go Lown to Zero. At the Farmers Institute at clo Verdale today mrs. Calvin Perdue of Acton who is one of the Best known women speakers on farm topics in the state very frankly advised Fann women to pay attention to their appearance around Home As Well As away from Home. She spoke on a checking up on ourselves As Home makers a and a sensible spending. She emphasized the need for social recreation among farm families. For social development and for a close family relationship. Along with the need for farm women to �?opretty�?T1 themselves More than Many of them have in the past mrs. Perdue asked for closer attention to farm Home management for More care devoted to the health of the family and to their living habits and for sharing in Community work. Mrs. Perdue said there is no excuse for farm women at least for those with sufficient Means to he soiled in appearance when not actually engaged in work that must produce such conditions or to dress in uncouth ways when it is possible to dress otherwise or for the farm women to be Slack in their planning of menus or in the care of members of their family. She said modern equipment has made it possible for farm women to spend less time in what Many of them term the Dru Geries of their a jobs a and that they must realize All they can of their new opportunities to expand socially and intellectually. 4coiitlnurd on Page two Depauw Ball state net tussle is called off the basketball game Between Ball state and Depauw scheduled for tonight in Bowman gymnasium today was postponed until some time in March. While vaccinations for smallpox on the Campus plus general precautions for health were cited As the reasons for calling off tonight a hard word tussle. It was pointed out that All Campus dances for this week end had been called off. Two measures moved nearer last passage leaders testify before committee Senate military affairs committee called Wood ring and Morgenthau or. Attention Cid led to City ordinance residents before purchasing merchandise of Kim salesmen investigate president leaves to watch Man Euver will formally open a Olden Gate exposition at san Francisco saturday Washington. Feb 16.�? let president Rocs Vult leaves tonight for a two weeks vacation in the Caribbean where to will Wach the in in l Maneu vers of the Navy. He had recovered from or ppe which confined him to his upstairs study in the White House for six Days. He will go to Florida by special train and saturday and his party will Board the Cruiser Houston at the naval station at key West for 12 Days at sea accompany no him will be Admiral William d. Learn chief of naval operation or. Ross t. Mcintire White House physician and his military and naval a Dos before boarding a hip. Or. Roosevelt w 11 formally of n the Golden Gate exposition at san Francisco saturday afternoon with a Radii speech. Attention of Greencastle residents today was called to an ordinance passe 1 last fall by the City Council concerning itinerant Ped Lars. Occasion for again bringing the ordinance before the Public a Eye occurred following recent solicitation by a representative of the Modem american encyclopedia in this City. Several sets of the encyclopedia were reported to have been sold Here. The ordinance passed by the Council requires transient or itinerant Ped Lars to pay the City a fee of $3 a Day and furnish Bond. The Bond is filed to guarantee that merchandise old will be As represented by the Salesman and that it will be delivered otherwise the local resident is Able to recover from the Bond the original Purchase Price or amount placed toward Purchase of the merchandise. As p Means of self Protection it was pointed out. All local residents before purchasing any merchandise from an itinerant Salesman should Call for his credentials from the City clerk. Washington. Feb. 16. Up the Senate military affairs committee called Secretary of War Harry h. Woodring Ami Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau or. To testify for the Public record today concerning the co operation they gave a French Mission buying late Model american made fighting plane a the two Cabinet officers were expected to repeat and elaborate their testimony Given the committee in its first hearings. These were secret. The committee has decided to make All proceedings Public except those relating to military secrets. Morgenthau and Woodring May not be Able to appear today in which Case they will testily later. The committee also agreed to summon Hugh h Wilson ambassador to Germany to give his views of the european situation. It was not known when he would appear. The committee was expected to conclude its investigation of French plane purchases with the appearance of Morgenthau and Woodring and then take up the $376,000.000 emergency National defense Bill passed by the House and sent to the Senate yesterday. The House Bill authorizing an increase of army air strength from 2.320 to 5.500 planes was passed by a vote of 367 to 19. Fourteen republicans and one Democrat voted again. It. The committee approved a Resolution by rep. Styles Bridges. A. N. H., asking for Wilson a appearance. Bridges said he had reason to doubt that Wilson a opinions would coincide with those of the ambassadors to or at Britain and France Joseph i. Kenney and William c bullitt who told the committee last month that they anticipated a general european War this Spring. Feud believed tiie cause of mud ii Bedford. Ind. Feb. 16.--<up a Feu 1 of Long standing Over Boundary lines Between their farms was Beli Ved by authorities today to hav a led Sam Pierce 69-Ycar-old Farmer to murder eat i Roach. 41, an Avoca spa worker and inventor. Although Pierce made a full confession to state police admitting he killed Roach the elderly Farmer declined to reveal his motive. At Indianapolis where he was taken yesterday for a lie Detector test prior to his confession Roach told site poll superintendent Donald f. Stiver a i killed him but 1 ainu to a Gonino to say House passes Bill reducing tax rate to one half of one percent eliminate a Gin Quot marriage to consider be Solohon ordering governor to present list of salaries Indianapolis. Feb. 16.�?< up two important measures a Reluct on of the Gross income tax on retailers and the administration s marriage Law revisions moved a step n arc final Pas age today As the Renato took them under consideration by overwhelming majorities both Bills were pissed by the House of representatives last yesterday and sent to the upper chamber. The marriage b 11 is expected to he approved there quickly but Obs Vela or dieted the Gross income tax May run into trouble. Heeling the pleas of thousands of Small retail merchants the House pissed a Bill which would reduce their tax rate from on per cent to on half of one per cent and lower their exemption from $3.000 to $1.000. The House vote was 07 to 0 but several spokesmen from both parties insisted some method should be found to replace the approximately $2.300,000 annually which will be lost the state in Revenue. Minority floor Leader Edwird Stein of Bloomfield the administration spokesman contended that the legislature first should be assured that the budget will not b unbalanced by this Revenue loss. He voted for the measure however. Proponents of the Bill contended that it would Elim Nat it Gin Quot marriages because of the waiting period required while results of the blood tests Are being determined. The House also passed. 89 to 0, and sent to the Senate a Bill raising to three years the residence requirements for persons seeking poor Relief. The alcoholic beverages commission was empowered of get against discrimination by other states in % Bill passed by the s Nate 38 to 0, and sent to the House. The commission would be authorized to place restrictions against the importation of Beer anti liquor from other states As a retaliatory measure against outside discrimination. The commission also would be authorized to enter into reciprocal agreements with other states. Coming before the House today As a special order of business at 11 a. M. Was rep. Robert hoovers Resolution ordering gov. Townsend to Supply by continued on Page six traction line takes new step filed notice with interstate Commerce commission to cease operation Banner wants All housewives present for cooking school on feb. 20, 21 and 22 ladies Don t make any dates for pm Kitchen cooking school As merely the afternoons of monday. Tuesday a party Quot cooking and la de a Home and wednesday of next week became Economy will b completely undo these Are the Days of the Happy kit Chen school in Greencastle. Mrs. Gertrude Burbank is coming to town to give out the Benefit of her be Ved after he ring Tow practical Down to Earth talks on such subjects As marketing budgeting food pro Parathion. Kitchen Thrift the use of contacts with Tho household prob 1 leftover foods and making Tho food loins of Over 100.000 women. She will Dollar go further. Ano her step we s Token in the propos <1 abandonment of the Terre haute Indianapolis Electrio line yesterday. When the Public service company of Indiana supplemented act on with Indiana Public service commission today by filing not be with a a interstate Commerce commission of an intention to cease operate on of 126 67 Milch of electric interurban Linos now under lease by the Indiana Railroad including the line through Greencastle. Tho company previously had filed a petition with the Indiana commission for authority to abandon the lines. Spokesmen explained notices were Fil d with the two bodies because there was some question As to our diction in the Case because the line extends into Kentucky. 20 years ago in Greencastle Frank Ashworth resumed his work As letter Carrier in the City after service in the army. Mrs. Jesse Green was ill with influenza. Frank Roberts had a leading part in the John Galsworthy play a the mob a a presented by Duzer do. Present Thia series of lectures under Tho auspices of the daily Banner. And we Are eager to urge you not to miss a single on of her interesting and instructive talks. The school will be held at the Granada theatre and As a la go crowd is expected it is suggested that you come Early in order to get a Choice seat As it is impossible to Reserve any seats and so it is first come first served. Each lecture will begin at 2 o clock Sharp. This crusade on b half of the Quot Happy Kitchen stresses the fact that Kitchen work can to efficient and economical Ond still be fun. Short cuts. Timc8ayers and step savers Are among the important things to be discussed by mrs. Burbank. Anyone who conceives of the Hap Tho whole Point of Tho Happy Kitchen cooking school is that it enables every House wife whether experienced or not. To Ben fit by the accumulated Wisdom of thousands of other women As mrs. Burbank has discussed household problems of a Pra veal nature with More than 100,000 during her career As a Home economist and lecturer. Women Are urged to make their plans now to attend All of the lectures. As a matter of fact it would be Well worthwhile to postpone any other plans that May have be n made As such an attractive event As the a Happy Kitchen cooking school merits the attention of every woman who takes the business a Hom i management seriously. Amp o a a a a a a a a a a today a weather a a and a a local temperature a a a a a a a a a a a a mostly Cloudy tonight and Friday occasion la Snow in extreme North portion Wanner tonight somewhat colder in Southwest and extreme South portions Friday. Minimum 14 6 a. M. 14 7 i m 16 in. 19 m. 2i 10 a. A. 23 11 a m. 26 a ii 28 1 p in. A 2 p. M 31
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