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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - February 24, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaA the weather 1>v and warmer 0 forty seven of honeys in up Eincis a Case examine jury ,1 of John Spencer on \ inc est charge opened Friday the daily Banner a it Waves for ally i United press service All the hum. News re a a a a r a a s postponed one Uay a Jed not Ltd Billly has Boon kept Tilliana penal farm he opening of the trial of John nicer. Formerly of the Northern of Jackson township Thia coun in an incest charge which was a a Pond yesterday morning until morning was started in the put circuit court this morning. The v of one Day was because of the lift of s. C. Rivltt of Martins attorney for Spencer who was j fined in a prolonged trial in an a court. It Petit jury panel had been Ramji a for the Spencer Case Ami i the opening of the trial the pm nation by the attorneys of the the list of possible jury men started with a Prospect of countable slowness in securing an a a of a jury by the states at by and tile defense attorney rhe affidavit containing the charge a Spencer was filed january in it was signed by mrs. Glen the wife of a step son of seer living it Plainfield. In the Slavit she named Spencer a Daugh-12 years old As the prosecuting ass. Once disappeared from his son township Home and was Illy apprehended in Georgia re lie claimed he had gone to he was returned to Putnam to to stand trial by sheriff Ronce Graham and prosecutor it e Williams and was at once signed. Pleading not guilty. Since time he has been kept in Cus at the Indiana penal farm the to being without a jail for the in. 10 of clock the prospective jury Taik their seats in the court. And to Harles Mcgaughey. Asso d with s. C. Kivett of Martins in the defense of Spencer began Honing them concerning their Iii pcs. If any in the Case dwell particularly upon their reaction to accounts of the Case which appeared in the daily Banner disclaimed any prejudice not the defendant As a result of t they had read and had heard Al Iii l e. Williams prosecuting at by. Appeared for the state with associate counsel. There was a attendance of residents from j 1 Vicinity of Spencer a former a near Barnard Somo of whom called As witnesses. Ills questioning of the jury prosecutor Williams besides usual questions As to previous pledge of the Case and of the Alanl asked for an expression to the belief of the men in the Box in the necessity of Laws to let on mgr two Mission held at kiwanis meet a ski knt Ca Ktuk Indiana Friday february 24, 1939. No. 112 Bainbridge Farmers met at Institute meeting was called to order by chairman Farthi r Giltz awards were presented i mrs. Perdue and Howard Kaul Finan spoke. Pitch in dinner served a. K. Ratcliffe Depauw to in Kesi n i International in Tyrer Depauw University presents another internationally known lecturer in a series of special lengthened chapels in Gobin memorial Church next week beginning to Lay morning at 10i0 of clock Wlms s k. Kat Cliffy London Rcpt Escutal Ive of the famous London weekly. The Spectator Speaks on the Subj Al Quot what next in Europe Quot the address wednesday will he what next in the Orient and thursday a will discuss what next in Britain the lectures Mark the opening of a series of a horizon Quot lectures made possible by the recently revived Guy Morrison Walker lectureship foundation they Are open to the Public. Hungarian decree prohibits nazis police a Loki ii Hejl raters and confiscated party a possessions Riehs of trustee so Oram Atkin guests at Lump Hon ii interesting panel discussion on subject a would High school Dir system be improved by Al rating tournaments Quot featured weekly luncheon meeting of the Anis club thursday noon in go Hin urial methodist Church. A labors of the sixth District a a to so association and their guests pm with the kiwanis club for the a wan. Frank Jarrell Putnam school superintendent cd pics Sparr Catlon for the luncheon in if of the trustee organization. Moffett. Depauw University a a lie director and basketball a a. Served As the conductor in the 1 discussion. Or. George a. My Wllliam Bishop. Glen h. Lyon Ivan Downey participated in i s us Sion. Various objections a Day made against the Tournai l Wintem in basketball were pre-1 Mil those taking part gave i be physical and emotional re an to the present set up. The a a pants were divided on the Ilion. Preventatives were present from 1 in. Montgomery. Parke. Vigo. Hendricks Boone. Hall a a Rani lion Fountain. Clay and urn cd Utica. The get together a Semi annual affair for the 08 an their assistants. Budapest. Hungary feb. 24. Ltd a a government decree today ordered the dissolution and prohibition of the hungarian National socialist it nazi party. Police closed All National socialist Headquarters and confiscated All the party a possessions. In the Early hours of this morning police made Surprise raids on party quarters All Over the country. At the same time they began a series of raids on the Homes of . Socialist leaders. It was reported that by Mill morning 150 men had been arrested and it was said that they would be sent to concentration Camps. Several of the nazi leaders tried to defend their party Headquarters a i was reported and were overpowered and nested. While police still conducted raids count Stephen , fore in minister signed tin Oerman japanese italian a anti coming Nisto agreement in the presence of the diplomatic envoys of the Throe countries it had been announced several weeks ago that Hungary would subscribe to the agreement and there Hail been considerable Surprise at the delay. An official statement said that the National socialist or Quot Hungar isl Quot party property seized would be turned Over to Charity organizations. The government explained its dissolution decree by saying that action was necessary because the party had repeatedly endangered Public order. The governments action was calculates 1 to cause a european sensation because of the country a key position in the new Central Eastern european set up following the dismemberment of Czechoslovakia. But of even More immediate political importance was the fact that anticipating today s action. Coloman Hubay hungarian nazi Leader directly defied the government in parliament last n get. Hubay said that if As he believed the government was about to Send All leading nazis to concentration Camps his party could assume no responsibility for the country s future. 20 years a of in Chiek Nch Astle a shall Abrams played a violin Solo at a meeting of the High school dramatic club. The Mon Lay club gave a Shower in Honor of miss Anna Phipps. A Dainty refreshments were served after which the ladies left wishing miss Phipps a Long and Happy or. And mrs. J. O. Cammack received word their son Hadley had arrived safely at Newport news va., from overseas. Will Thornburg was seriously 111 with influenza. The Monroe township Farmers Institute was held Friday. February 1? at the gym in Bainbridge. The meeting was called to order by the chairman or. Arthur Giltz. The High school band and High school chorus gave the music. Or Howard Hostet ter gave the invocation and mrs. Oil Vin Perdue talked on subject a checking up on Ohr Staj Hendrich gave a piano Solo. Then or. He Ward a. Kauffman talked on the subject a Quality Farmers farms and farm at the noon hour a Bountiful pitch in dinner was thoroughly enjoyed by Many. When the afternoon session was called to order our county agent or. Grimes gave an interesting talk then or. Kauffman talked on a subject of vital interest to nil the Farmers poultry. Lenore Mccammack gave a vocal Solo and the final talk by mrs. Perdue was of such a nature that everyone Felt they knew Quot country women of the world better from having heard her discourse after the Reading of the Secretary a report the nomination of officers for 1940 was approved and the meeting adjourned. Awards were Given to the following Girin Las canned fruit Edith Nichols 1st. Vera Heavey 2nd. Josephine Coata 3rd. Cookies Mavis Huffman. 1st. Chrystal Hendrich 2nd. Marian Lew Man 3rd. Bread Mary Knaur. 1st. Viola Estes 2nd. Childs dress Elizabeth Minnick. First. Darned stocking Vera Heavey. First. Cakes Dorna Thomas. 1st. Myrv june rising 2nd. Ohr Ystal Hendrich. 3rd. Candy Bertha Jean Brothers. 1st. Mary Ruth Arnold. 2nd. Mary Knauer 3rd. Embroidered Pillow cases Helen Shephard. 1st. Mavis Huffman. 2nd. Vietta Osborne 3rd. Vincy work Vietta Osborn. 1st.-Esther Cunningham. 2nd. Joan brat Tain 3rd. Hobbies Betty Bram. 1st. Vera Heaney 2nd. Mary Knauer 3rd. Boys in ians 10 ears yellow Corn Robert Suther Lin. 1st. Single ear yellow Corn Robert Sutherlin 1st. Felix Knauer 2nd. Jack Arthur 3rd. Quart hybrid Corn shelled Robert Sutherlin 1st. Edwin Phillips 2n i. Potatoes Robert Sutherlin. 1st. Jack Arthur. 2nd Clarence of hair third. Eggs White Robert Phillips. 1st. Robert Sutherlin 2nd. Jack Arthur third. Eggs Browne Jack Arthur. 1st. Claude Knaur 2nd. Robert Sutherlin third. Woi Ihmi m class White cakes mrs. James Lowman. 1st. Mrs. Fred Boatman. 2nd. Mrs w. H. Price 3rd. Dark cakes mrs. Nellie Biles 1st mrs. Dale Ross 2nd. Mrs. James Lowman 3rd. Angel cakes mrs. De Cassity. 1st. Mrs. Dale Ross. 2nd mrs. Fred Boatman 3rd. Yeast bread mrs. W. H. Price 1st. Mrs. Pete Arthur. 2nd mrs. Russell Scobee 3rd. Salt rising bread mis. James Lew min. 1st. Eggs a White mrs. Fred Boatman . Mrs. Charles Hendrich 2nd min Pete Arthur. 3rd. Eggs Brown mrs. Pete Arthur. 1st. Mrs. Fred Boatman. 2nd. Mrs. A Rthur Giltz 3rd. Butter mrs. Russell Scobee. 1st. Mrs. Clifford Reeves 2nd. Mrs. A pct Arthur. 3rd. Fancy work mrs. James Mcintyre. 1st. Vivian priest 2nd. Vivian priest. 3rd. Silk bed spread mis Chas. My a Norton. 1st. Quilts mrs. Russell Scobee. 1st mrs. Paul Mckee inn 2nd. Mrs. Eail of hair. 3rd. Hooked or crocheted rugs mis. De Cassity. 1st. Mrs. Earl o hair i 2nd. Mrs. We. Darnall. 3rd. Hobbies mrs. James Lowman. 1st. Mrs. Paul Mckeehan. Men class 10 ears yellow Corn Andrew Sutherlin. 1st. James Lewynn 2nd Webb Evans. 3rd. Single ear yellow com Andrew Sutherlin 1st. James Lawman 2nd. Webb Evans 3rd. Hybrid com. 1 quart shelled Webb Evans. 1st. Arthur Giltz. 2nd. Oats Andrew Sutherlin 1st. Arthur Giltz 2nd. Pete Arthur 3rd. Soy Beans Otha Bales. 1st. Wheat Andrew Sutherlin. 1st. Kidnapper executed Kifor Fla. Feb. 24�?it Ipp a Franklin Pierce Mccall 21-year-old preacher s son died in the electric chair today for the Kidnap mar Der of a Lames Bailey Cash ,lr., a South Florida youngster. Mccall died in tile execution chum be of the state prison farm. His last Hope of escaping the dentil penalty Luid is lied when justices of tie 11 s supreme court and the i. S. Circuit court declined to intervene. Trustees heard prominent men Frank Gardner was elected Secretary at District meeting thursday prominent men addressed the convention of township trustees of the sixth Indiana congressional District held in the High school auditorium in this City. Thursday Forenoon and afternoon. There was an attendance of about one Hundred trustees. In addition to hearing these addresses. The trustees had a noon luncheon in company with the kiwanis club in the dining room of the Gobin memorial Church and also elected officers for their own organization near the close of their afternoon session. Those elected for the year Ore president trustee John Beasley of Boone county. Vico president trustee Brooks of Hamilton county. Secretary. Trustee Frank Gardner of Russell township. I Puanani county. Treasurer trustee or. Earl Fer Reedc of Avon Hendricks county. Music numbers were Given at the opening olt of the Forenoon session by the Clinton Center High school chorus following Tho invocation by Gerald Alexander superintendent of schools of Parke <3mnty. Tho presiding officer was the retiring president of the association. Or Archer of Clinton Dean Louis Dirks of Depauw University. Spoke on the development of schools in Indiana. John Hussy. Suit tint indent of Hamilton county schools talked on world affairs by the Way of comparison to education in general. William Bosse of the state department of education spoke in the afternoon session on school finances. Charles Dietz. Spa supervisor of Indiana talked on his departments work in connection with the trustee work. The closing formal address of the afternoon was that of senator Thurman Gottschalk who discussed Public a Claro As regards trustees duties. Before adjournment retiring president just before the conclusion it of the session talked informally on legislative matters concerning the to mates of the state. It was agreed that the next meeting of the association should boat Tut key run August 10. I uqu0r Law rkf0rm Bill being pushed special Senate committee appointed to work out problem Shirley at preview hero Are Shirley Temple screen Starlet and her pop and mom or. And mrs. George Temple on their Way in Hollywood to a preview of Shirley s new picture the Little Princess. Shirley enjoyed the occasion especially because she could stay up late. She % 10 years old. W. C. Zaring passed away thurs. Night Bill exempts mini of Ned i l in i i la s was former Depauw Sti Dent and member of Phi Kappa Psi i rat. Was Well known in City Serviente will be Salu Riltia morning Witt Brit in in Indiana a gulls John sum Imam d to mrs. Services will be ii Ems sunday afternoon from Raccoon m. E. I Lukch John Castleton Wilson age 73 years retired merchant of near Rac Imin died thursday night at 11 30 o clock at the Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville following a Brief ill Ness. Death was due to complications of diseases. Or Wilson spent practically All of his life in Putnam county. He was the son of Michael and Elizabeth Black Wilson he moved to Raccoon where he operated a general merchandise store for Many years. Or. Wilson retired about ten years ago. Survivors Are two sons. Cully Wilson of Roachdale. Lee Wilson of Raccoon three daughters. Mrs. Daisy Woody. Mrs. Elva Nelson and miss Hazel Wilson All of Raccoon nine grandchildren one brother. Peter f. Wilson of Lebanon two Sisters. Mrs. Alice Ader of Bainbridge and mrs. Ann Mary Richardson of Indianapolis. His wife preceded him in death in november 1934. Funeral services for the Well known Man will be held sunday afternoon at 2 of clock from the Raccoon methodist Church. The casket will be open at the Church one hour pre Only nerd on a nne it tool Willaim c. Z a ring 76 years old a former Depauw University indent and a member of the Phi Kappa Psi chapter of that institution died in the methodist Hospital at Indianapolis. Early thursday night his Home was at 2304 College Avenue in that City. He Hail been sick Only a few Days. The Depauw alumni Register lists William Clarence Zaring. Indianapolis who entered the Academy Here in 1882. But he is not named As a graduate of the University. Or. Zaring was born at Moon s Ville. A son of the Rev. W. M Zaring. One of the Well known methodist circuit riders of this state. He served As Deputy state Tivas user from 1896 to 1900 and As state Oil inspector from 1900 to 1906. At Depauw he was a Roommate of former United states senator James f Watson at the Phi Kappa Psi chapter House and be was a charter member of the alumni association of unit fraternity at India Napolis. Fun Enil services will to held it 10 30 of clock tomorrow morning in the Hisey a Titus mortuary at Indianapolis burial will be in Crown Hill cemetery. The pallbearers i 1 be Phi Kappa Psi Piunini survivors Are two sons elder c Zaring of Indianapolis and Williim c. Zaring of Hollywood. Fla. Two daughters. Mrs. Laura j. Froelich of Reading. Pa., and mrs. Ellen Zaring Lodge of Indianapolis two Brothen Chula w Zaring of Miami. Fla and the Rev. Robert Zaring. Former superintendent of the Southern Indiana methodist District now living in Chicago and four grandchildren. committee in House continue to chop at budget Bill Hope to present it saturday infants funeral to Iii held sunday afternoon Robert Jerome Austin age 4 months and 12 Days infant son of Jerome and Maxine Humphrey Austin North of the City died thursday evening at 7 40 o clock at the Union Hospital in Terre haute. Death followed a Brief illness of influenza and Bronchi jul pneumonia. The infant was the Only child of or. And mrs. Austin and it is believed that it is the first victim of the influenza epidemic in this Vicinity. Funeral services will be held sunday afternoon at 2 o clock Forti the Rector funeral Home in charge of the Rev. E. F. . Burial will be in the Bricle Chapel cemetery. Friends May rail at the Home of James Austin at 402 North College Avenue. The Bill which was passed by the Indiana legislature exempting municipally owned utilities from the payment of taxes with the exception of Gross income assessments was signed thursday by the governor and thus becomes a Law. It is of interest Hole because the water works department of the City of Greencastle will it is assumed profit by its exemptions As regards the payment of county and state taxes. But no information hns been received Here As to Tho definite provisions of the new statute. It is not known whether it will exempt taxes payable this year for instance. Lie c teen cast 1 water works department was assessed $780 in county and state taxes in 1938 and that amount or an amount similar to it. Will be saved annually from the sex pen i Tures of the water department when the Law becomes effective. There Are other utilities in the county owned by municipalities and they will Benefit m the a ame manner by the operation of tire Law hound do it found to have rabies situation made serious because Petek \ i spa ugh was bitten on hand the hound owne i by Hamid Inman West of Greencastle which ran wild through Greencastle tuesday snapping at a number of men and fighting with other Dot a i. Has been declared to have Hern buffering from radio. That was the finding at the state Laboratory to which its head Way sent wednesday a it r it had been killed by or Inman who had observed its Peculiar actions and had Beard of its attempts to bile persons. The word from the Laboratory was received this morning and Edward Maddox chief of police at once announced he won lil be compelled strictly to enforce in the City the order of the but my of health imposing a 60-Day quarantine on dogs which Are found running loom. The order is to kill All dogs not kept tied it Home or not on Leigh and led by owners or attendants the situation is made serious by the fact that one Man in Greencastle piter Alspaugh living on Jacob at was bitten by the dog on tic hand the Day the animal ran amok in the City. Die dog attacked him and he fended the animal off with his Arm. Unintentionally giving the beast an Opportunity to taii has bind and juncture the skin. He has Hern informed he will have to take the anti rabies serum treatment or risk becoming a rabies sufferer he self. In audit Jpn to other a logs with whom this hound fought and bit. Wilbur Craft reported he had found the animal in his barn at 5 of clock tue Day morning. It tried unsuccessfully to bite or. Craft but did succeed in b ting dogs on his place. Or Craft s farm is four Miles Northwest of Greencastle. Indianapolis. Ind. Feb 24.�? a up Tho final big push to draft a liquor Law Reform Bill agreeable to both houses of the legislature got under Way today with Tho appointment. Of a special Senate committee to work out the problem with a Sim liar House committee. Una Bio to Roach Accord on Tho subject. Senate democrats left the liquor problem in the hands of the committee appointed by sen. Frederick Eichhorn Gary Democrat. Members of the committee in addition to Eichhorn Are Sens. William Hardy Evansville Charles Bedwell Sullivan Jacob Weiss Indianapolis and Claude Mcbride Jeffersonville up democrats. The committee will take up the Bill substituted by the Senate Public policy committee for the House mar Klami Bill with Republican representatives in an Effort to reach an agreement in Timo to pass some sort of a liquor Law the present Hill would abolish the port of entry system. Lift numerical and territorial re it St fictions on wholesalers and leave administration of the Law in Tho hands of the present excise commission. The House ways and Means committee continued to chop at. The budget Hill in Hopes of having it ready for presentation to the mouse by tomorrow if a saturday session la held. Further reductions of $199.400 were made yesterday afternoon bringing to $670.126 the total cuts made in committee. This loaves the original $86.801,416 biennial budget at $84.131,290. Reductions made yesterday were state police association dues. $1,500 National guard. $37,400 naval guard forces $3,800 soldiers and sailors Monument $3.000 purchasing Bureau. $3.800. Planning Board $28.900 Kurt Erv Sor of institutions. $31.000 women a prison $9.800 boys school. $37.000 Richmond Hospital $10.000 soldiers Home $33,200. The planning Hoard reduction would virtually abolish this governmental unit. The appropriation approved was to enable the Hoard to Clear up its outstanding Bills and then disband. The committee considered All state penal benevolent and charitable institutions and tin Only reductions made among them were at the women s prison boys school. Richmond Hospital and soldiers Home. Also approved without reductions were tin alcoholic. Beverages commission. The commission on interstate cooperation and Tho state housing Board in the first night meeting of the session last night the Senate advanced to i third Reading the administration marriage Reform proposal already passed by the House which would require blood Testa for Persona seeking marriage licenses. The Bill would require syphilis tests within 30 Days before issuance of licenses. Amendments added to the Bill in the Senate would change the Date for in go ing into effect from Jan. 1, lilo to match t 1940. To avoid complications with the Kentucky mar Liage Law which also Gas into effect i Ltd ii Inui i Ouri George Mckamey la reported apr Emisly ill at Hia Homo in Coverdale. Or Mckamey is a brother of mrs. James Hart mtg. South College Avenue. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 today weather 0 0 and 0 0 local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 fair and colder tonight. Saturday increasing cloudiness with rising temperature rain or Snow in Southwest. And extreme Nouth portions. Minimum c a. M. 7 a. M. 8 a. M. 0 a. M. 10 a. M. 11 a. M. 12 noon 1 p. M. 2 p. M. 18 19 1r 20 22 25 26 27 89 29
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