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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - February 18, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaThe weather 4 in and warmer 0 the a forty seven daily Banner a it Waves for ally a 4 All tiie Home news United press service 4444-4,44-i4 4/5jcalls drastic a changes provide feat 1.00 Lise i ate fee for automobiles Urke Castle Indiana saturday february 18, 1939. Expect capacity crowd at net game tonight no. 107 be state gasoline tax wot lil increase collections a lately five Hundred thousand dollars Napolis. Feb. 18.�?iup> Raiful Senate roads commit or ported for passage a Bill by revising Indiana motor aws to provide after Jan. 1. Flat $1 License plate fee for automobiles an increase t in the state four cent Gaso and immediate repeal of the cd tire tax statute of the democratic majority Ommittee was supported by an members who joined in Imus report for approval Ica sure. Introduced Early in on in the House by repro Robert Hoover Republican the Bill As passed by tile Nippy repealed the truck tire trucks not affected mended measure would not my and commercial vehicle but would reduce from $6 a scat the fee charged motor Only the provision repealing tax Law Carrier an Emer reuse thus rendering that Law Jive immediately in Assem Oval and signing of the Bill Ove mor. John Bright Webb dem Lianopolis committee charted out democratic senators eds in principles at a con nth the governor last night plan would receive majority in the upper House. Finney state motor vehicle loner estimated Revenue amended Bill possibly would collections approximately Jon from passenger Automo now ranging from $5 to $10 \ totalled $5,821,702 during hey said. Passenger plate re 795,187 last year he said timoted Quot Well Over 800.000 j l be sold next year bringing state on the $1 fee basis at j pointed out the state re-�?o2 288,000 last year from the 4-cent gasoline tax. A 1-he said a ordinarily would $5,500,000.�?� thus he Rea crease from 4 to 5 cents in line tax would result in col of a total of approximately 0. A capacity crowd is expected at Greencastle High school gymnasium when Marion Crawley former Tiger cub net coach brings his Washington hatchets to this City to tangle with the local quintet. Coach Crawley a boys have been hitting consistently for several weeks and Are expected to be at their Best this evening. The local club according to reports is in better stride for the engagement with the hatchets. Dop Esters believe the teams Are on even terms and that tonight stus so should be one of the Best of the held first Quot sturday session to break up leg Isla a Iam impending for Nal too weeks Napolis ind. Feb. 18�? he House of representatives eld its first saturday meet the session in an Effort to non controversial Bills and aking up the legislative Jam g for the final two weeks ends the sixth week of the Aion. And the lawmakers weeks in which to take Tion on each of the major confronting them when the a opened last january 5. Nate was recessed for the although leaders said a ses old be held next saturday in of the important issues n passed by one House or the t none has received approval the Chambers tons were that the two big rial problems liquor Law and state spending would the legislature with a tem finish and the prospects re it nil Nuez i on pne two Many complain about stray Dogg. R police have no recourse but to shoot animals without tax City police officers Are now receiving the usual number of complaints of stray dogs in the City which they receive every year during a period preceding tax paying time. These complaints apply particularly to females on whom the tax r ate is higher than on males. Many dogs it is claimed Are virtually kicked out of the Homes which they have during All the remaining part of the year and Are permitted to starve for food and water. And become nuisances to the Public to save owners the Cost of taxes. One dog was complained of by half a dozen persons yesterday she had not been turned out of her Home. But. Contrary to instructions and to Law. Was roaming the streets the Center of a a pack of snarling other canines the owner in that instance promised to keep her chained but in Many other instances the owners of roaming dogs Are unknown to the police and the latter have no recourse but to shoot the animals which is an unpleasant task for them and also an unpleasant spectacle to the persons who witness such executions. Owners of these vagrant dogs have no recourse under the to to the a animals Are killed. 150. Reproductions to be exhibited an exhibit of 150 of the finest reproductions of recognized masterpieces of Art has been engaged to be placed on display Here to local students and the general Public. These pictures will be shown in the auditorium of the second Ward school All next week. A regular schedule has been worked out. By which students will visit the exhibit Between 8 30 in the morning and 3 45 in the afternoon. The exhibit will be especially open to the Public from two to five of clock in the afternoon on May reveal testimony president takes full responsibility for Selling planes to French erg miss l to present recital Herman Berg violinist and mrgaret Mccall pianist Willa sonata recital sunday of at 4 of clock in Meharry Hall ram follows in e major Bach adagio adagio a non Tanto and it non assail in a minor of. 23. Beetho a to andante scherzo so Plu of and Allegro Molto. In a major. Franck Allan Moderato Allegro. Recl-ta8ia, and allegretto Poco Washington feb. 18.�? up a the Senate military affairs committee May make Public today the testimony of Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau. Jr., and Secretary of War Harry h. Woodring concerning president Roosevelt a order to government departments to cooperate with a French air Mission seeking to buy american made military planes for Cash. While the committee was making Public Here the testimony of army officials which revealed that president Roosevelt had overruled the viewpoints of military men so that the French could buy late Type american made bombers president was taking full responsibility for the transaction. He said that the French had a perfect right to buy the products of american air plane manufactures and that the transaction had been entirely Legal. He was commenting on Morgenthau a testimony that he had ordered the Treasury procurement division to co operate with the French Mission. If prefaced with the qualification that it was entirely Legal the president said the testimony was Correct. He was talking to newsmen in a press conference aboard the special train taking him to Florida where today he will embark on the Cruiser Houston which will take him to the Navy a War games in the on county Home made Public at time of inspection there were 20 male and 3 female inmates roof in need of repair equipment having Iier i in use Many yearn is badly in need of repair a report has been issued by t. A. Gottschalk administrator of the state department of Public welfare presenting the findings resulting from a recent inspection of Putnam county a infirmary cast of Creen Oast. Of which Clarence Crosby is. As yet. Superintendent. He retires with the close of this month. At the time of the inspection there were 20 male and three female inmates present at the institution. The report says of the females a they All require special care two being mentally ill or mentally defective and the other being Blind. E get male inmates Between the Ages of 80 and 90 require special care seven of whom Are bedridden the greater part of the time and the other one being a drug addict. A a woman Quot says the report a was admitted to this institution on Date of inspection who appeared to be v of gently insane. When the inspector opened the door of her room. Shot a pulled her hair screamed and yelled in the most loud and vicious manner. A the roof of the main building is in urgent need of repair this farm of 220 acres provides 110 acres of tillable soil for the production of the necessary farm crops five acres for Garden purposes and 105 acres of pasture. A sufficient amount of vegetables Are produced for the demand of the institution and there is usually a surplus of hogs and cattle which Are sold each year a record of which is kept by the superintendent. A the general sanitary conditions were found to be fair. The Plant was properly equipped with toilets lavatories. And bathtubs. The sewage disposal was in Good working order the inmates rooms and bedding All were clean there Are four male inmates who assist with daily chores about the place but none Able to assist with the farm work. All of the farm work is done by the superintendent and one male employee. It is believed a sufficient amount of Well prepared food is being served at this county in its summary the report says a this county Home Ami the equipment having been in use Many years Are badly in need of repair and replacement of some of the equipment. No Orchard is one third of Money pledged committee chairman striving now to make Public Depauw-con8ciou8 according to a recent report made by the Centennial development committee Depauw a Centennial fund has in its coffers today More than one third of the amount of Money that was originally pledged before the close of the drive last june. This information was disclosed in a letter that is being sent to each of the 1,860 donors of the Centennial fund by or. J. G. Igleheart. Chair Man of Centennial development committee. Of the $345.819.48 that was subscribed before the close of the four ninth Campaign exactly $130.797.03 in total Cash was received As of february 1. 1939, the letter Sai l. University Well supported upon analysis it is seen that the sum received exceeds one third of the amount subscribed. This figure has real significance As it indicates that the committees program of last year was conducted on a fair basis with no High pressure tactics used or any other such distasteful measures some times used in securing pledges. The larger share of the secured pledges was subscribed to on one to five year contracts. Under such conditions the University feels that it has been Well supported especially so when it considers that Active campaigning stopped eight months ago. And already despite there being hundreds of the pledges on a time plan basis Over $130,000 is in the fund. Money being invented the same Point was made by or. Igleheart in his letter in which he expressed his gratification As chairman of the Centennial committee for the promptness with which payments l on linux Ltd on a no of two Terre haute Man fatally injured Erl Frank r. Alexander Iii by i a n n s y i v an a passenger train brother of local Deorle night crash two bus Drivers and seven passengers were injured when two Boston new York buses bound in opposite directions crashed head on at an ice Cove Ivd curve of the Boston Post Road in South Sudbury mass., at night. Wreckage of the vehicles is shown Given at Loveny ale Farmers Institute held thursday w As attended a by Many the Clover Daki township Farmers Institute was Hel l at the school building thursday february 18th an interested group including the High school listened to the two talks planned especially for Young people Quot finding your life work Quot presented by mrs. Calvin Perdue of Acton and a country living for boys and girls Quot was the subject for or. Howard Kauffman of Martinsville. Or. Evan Cline presiding then presented the Cloverdale school band and they entertained until time for the noon recess at which time a covered duh lunch wan enjoyed. The afternoon program was opened with entertainment by girls from the fifth Grade Nancy Tackett. Betty Trippett. Margaret a lie Mary Hose Walker. Edit i finny and Janet Murphy. Or. Grimes was then presented and after a Brief talk he introduced the speakers. Mrs. Perdue a subject was a checking up on ourselves As Horn or. Kauffman talked on the spiritual value of the afternoon meeting was closed after that business session and the awarding of premiums. Or. Arthur Pickens was appointed As chairman or. Jesse Jobe vice chairman mrs. Fred Sinclair Secretary and Christine Burris assistant an int resting exhibit of farm an.1 farm Home products was displayed. In several classes Competition was quite keen. Girl s division Candy Ann Snyder first Cora Jean by amp Neman 2nd j in Hurst 3rd. Pillow oases Helen Wallace 1st Violet o Nett 2nd Coletta Elmore 3rd. Tea towels b try Grove 1st. Joann Minnick. 2nd Edna Mac Job 3rd. Hobby Opal Pickett. 1st Helen Wallace. 2nd dress Coletta Elmore 1st. Hoy division 10 cars White Corn k Neth Mann first. 10 ears yellow com Ervin Wallace. First. Plate of sky Matoes Cleon Brannoc Man first John o. Branneman. 2nd Billy Osborne. 3rd. Adult division 10 ears y How Corn or. Ligac Holloway first Everett Wallace. 2nd. 10 eats White Corn Lige Holloway first plate of potatoes mrs. Lige Holloway. 1st or. Ligac Holloway. 2nd. Ever to Wallace 3rd. Brown eggs mrs. George Wingfield. 1st mrs. A. P. Sinclair 2nd mrs. Roxie Pickens 3rd. White eggs Jesse Herb it 1st mrs. Olive Davis 2nd mrs. Roxie Pickens. 3rd. Quilts Lois Sinclair. 1st mrs o. E. Ogles 2nd Pauline Hurst. 3rd. Hobby Luis Sinclair 1st a Drain Morrison 2nd. Dark cake mrs. Lig Holloway. I i nuts two easements granted by Many owners permits re my to go upon property and construct electric line includes cutting of Trees Farmers meeting Ali let Church a see and fertilizer meeting with supper feature held Friday evening services will 1m� sunday afternoon in term haute with Ituria there recorded in office of Putnam county recorder expect Many More easements Granad by property owners in Russell Clinton and Madison townships in Putnam county to permit the Entrance onto their Lan is for construction work of the Rural electrical membership corporation have been recorded in the office of Putnam county recorder to the number of 48 and those who had those easements placed on record stated there would be 150 mor 1. These Are of the Quot blankets Type for the most part which permits the Remc to go upon the property of those granting the easements and do practically anything which they consider Nec scary to make a proper construction of the electric line including the cutting of Trees. Those granting the casements in this first list Are As follows Madison township Robert s. Irwin John Layman. Paul Thomas. Robert j. Johns. Ray evens. Edmon Marshall William Gower. Jess a Miller James e Rowings Conn i Shinn. E. L. Ellis. J. L. Ellis. William Cofer. Pm at Rowings. Ralph e. Call Claude b. Conto wine. James e. Bratta n Emory o. Brat Tain Henry Stinson. John m. Brattain Carl Moore. Carl Skelton Kenneth Skelton Joseph c. Todd. Russell township Harv y t. Webstar Fred Mcgaughey Della Harbi son Alvin t. Harbison Eugene Grimes. Clave grime c. Johnson. Dora Mcgaughey Nanni Spencer Frank e. Everman Robert e. Dra goo. Morton w Fordice Rudolpn Fortl Iye. James w. Hazlett. Ruby Shannon. Leonard c. Grimes Robert j. Harbison. Clarence e. Goff. Fat Cher Goff Donald a. Grimes Clarence f. Phillips. Clinton township Jesse Miller Clay Magill. The a seed Anil fertilizer mooting for Farmers with a supper feature which was held in the dining room of the Gobin methodic Church Friday evening under the auspices of the farm Bureau co operative association. Was attended by a Verv satisfactory numb r of interested persons generally considered 175 being present their attention to the speakers was very close. Ivan Ruark presided. He presented messes Derrick and Mullins who talked on the proper seeds and fertilizer s for use particularly on Putnam county farms. A similar meeting but with a somewhat different purpose will be that of next thursday evening to the same place. Whose part Cula purpose will be the advancement of the beef production in Putnam county especially those who produce for the Market. The Liv Stock firms arc paying half the Cost of this banquet leaving Only 25 cents per plate to be Home by Thos it it att ending. Tickets should be secured before tuesday from the office of the county farm agent or from the co operative office in North Greencastle. Frank r. Alexander 44 years old. Was fatally injured about 9 30 Oclock Friday morning when the truck he was driving was struck by the Pennsylvania Railroad Par Singer train no. 31 at the Twenty fifth Street crossing in Terre haute. The injured Man was taken to the Union Hospital where he died about 11 40 of clock in the morning. Alexande r an Engineer at the Highland Iron and steel company was taking a lord o a Oal to his Home in his own a Ruck when the Accident happened. Witnesses told investigating officers that the truck was travelling Outh on Twenty fifth Street when to was struck by the westbound train and hurled almost 100 feet by the Force of the Impact. The officers were told that a switch engine has just passed Over the crossing and the Ignal lights had been turned off and on again is the passenger train approached. Alexander is survived by the widow. Helen his father and step Mother or. And mrs. A. D. Alexander of Putnamville three Brothers Douglas of Greencastle. E irl and Raymond of Limedale two Sisters. Mrs. Mae Cooper of Limedale and mrs Mary Renfro of Putnamville. Funeral services Are to be held sunday afternoon at one of clock at the Brandenburg Church. Maple ave. An i 30th streets in Terre haute of which he was a member. Rev. M. Beall will have charge of the services. Burial will be in Rose i Awn cemetery. House passes Bill pertaining to teachers the lower House of the state legislature has pass i to a Bill bearing the names of rep a and others which news contracts of t permanent the acini Tion is Given by Nativi Richards automatically re Michera other than unless not Ifica Bool corporation by registered mail on or before May 1 of the year file. In contracts for termination or teachers deliver writ ten resignation it or contracts Are superseded by others. School superintendents. Principal and supervisors defined As Tench within the meaning of the Bill. 76 ayes 11 noes. The Bill will go to the Senate for action there. Maiu Ualk License Kenneth l. Justus electrician Greencastle and Clara Louse Hoste at Home. Or Carncastle. Capacity crowds arc expected to attend each session of cooking school a Cal week20 years a of in Greencastle Frank Cannon attended the meeting of the Indiana clothiers association. At Indianapolis. Lawrence t. Snider was recovering from his illness. A Morris Crawley returned Home from Camp having been. Mustered out. A with the Daly banners second an Nual Happy Kitchen free cooking school scheduled to open monday and continue through wednesday it was indicated today that this years edition of the school would surpass in interest the initial presentation made last year. A total attendance of More than 3.000 housewives enrolled for the 1938 cooking school and it was necessary to turn away several Hundred interested persons. However it is being planned at the Granada theater this year and up Cial arrangements made to accommodate Mammoth crowds at each session. The High school food classes under the direction of m As Mary Lou Schott. Will assist the Banner in conducting the sessions daily. Girls from miss Schotts classes will serve As Ushers and be assigned to special duties to make the school sessions work smoothly. At test 12 girls will be on duty at each session and under the direction of miss Schott will act As assistants. In addition to the valuable information on tale culinary Art to be received from or Gertrude Bur Bank. Noted food authority and Home expert in charge of the school tha housewives will have Many Nihof pleasant features to hold their interest in the school. Numerous awards will be mad a daily and hous it wives Are asked to be present for each session. No one under 16 years of a. Unless she is a housewife will be eligible for the cooking school awards. No admission is charged and those attending Are under no obligation of any kind. Housewives however Are asked to bring their own Pencil and paper in of Dor to take notes on mrs Burbanks lectures unusual co operation has been received from greencastle�?T8 Progris Sive merchants in the Way of supporting the school and Mak no possible he special presentations at each sesion. The sessions will Start promptly at 2 o clock each afternoon and judging from the extreme in Erc Quot to displayed last. Year it is advisable for housewives to plan to be Quot at the the Are Early. Special entertainment will by provided to Holl their interest until mrs. Burbank opens her demonstrations. Long testifies Rin court saturday assault and Battery cask heard by it de Gillen in circuit court Hugh Long a junk buyer and sell r from near new Maysville was Beard by judge Courtland c. Gillen in the Putnam circuit court this morning in answer to a charge of As a iut an.1 Battery made against him by de Beason a Farmer also of near new Maysville. The affidavit in the ase. Signed by Beason charged Long Vith committing the offence feb uary 10. On the witness stand. Long explained the altercation occurred Over sum of Money in connection with a Leal in junk Iron that he was not Mary at Beason and that each of a hem hit the other and each was knocked Down. John Seale. Tennessee related to Long was on the witness stand and told what he saw. To spoke of a Ady who can ii to the assistance of reason whom he supposed was his wife. Seale said. A i asked her kindly o desist in her attack on Long and he said he assured her he would not get either of the two men damage a he other. Judge Gillen announced he would Liko to hear or Beason a Side of the Dory before passing judgment in the Case and it was arranged for him to be in court this afternoon. Muss<>1.1 n i i a disturbed by assassination attempt Rome feb. 18 a up Premier Benito Mussolini completely undisturbed by what was is id in authoritative quarters to have bran the eighth attempt against his life reviewed today the 200 picked stalwarts of his a Black Musket Era pledged to defend his life with the r own. O o o 000000 0 today a weather 0 0 and 0 0 local temperature o 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 fair saturday and sunday warmer saturday and in extreme South portion sunday. A minimum 6 a. M. 7 a. M. 8 0 9 a. 10 a. 11 a a. M. M. M. 28 28 28 32 36 41 41
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