Read an issue on 27 Feb 1939 in Greencastle, Indiana and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Greencastle Daily Banner.
We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 27 Feb 1939 Greencastle Daily Banner in Greencastle, Indiana. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.
Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - February 27, 1939, Greencastle, Indiana, it the Heather 4 Al an1 Poluek a a the daily banned a it Waves for ally a a a United press service. 4 , the Home news a v 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 my r Uty seven Indiana monday feb Riahy 27, 1939, not. 114 Ven inches f Snow fell sin. Morning is Nav night made his dangerous and roads impassable High schools to enter latin contest King As laborious a a is moist and much of it lodged in tree limb and Twig it pros 1 of seven inches of Unen Snow on the ground. Sunday ing at Early breakfast time was Lihi for Many persons who us attend Church services on the a Ian of the week but did not time. L talking was laborious and was difficult. The Snow la Down lowly during the night As it was moist much of it 1 1 on Trie limbs and twigs and sum forming a coating that w the Alabaster whiteness in the ill get. Tag that have to find their sub from the insects that seek nary i i crevices of bark on and tin me that find a tedious i Irth while Supply of food in the of wild grasses on lawns in our alike were disconsolate when l,.ok? i out Over the White world food covered by the Snow Curt Mied to feed upon the tree its at this time of the year Are a Lark r ripped chickadees and the Black and White creepers All of have the ability to move up blown tree trunks and along limbs jut endangering their Little i from Falls to the ground and t keen eyes seek and find min null visuals of the insect world y of varieties that Mankind eradicated. The lawns seeking the seeds of commonly seen Are the Ever int English sparrows and More try the starlings. They will groups of sociable softly con Tig individuals when they can it the grass patiently looking a he tiny seeds of which they Hovy a vast put to cur in order to a meal even remotely approach be of the commonly mentioned a a re Quot kind. None of these Birds eat on such a diet. Try sunday night a fog came up tile Hig Walnut Creek Bottoms a immediate Vicinity of Green and from other Stream Bottom elsewhere in the county fur a a a hindrance to driving and taling on vegetation in a Deposit Arfi Ost which was Beautiful in listening whiteness. 3 Man Winter polished his pm machine today and prepared Ike n second sock at Indiana. Rth what in some places was the it snowfall the s Winter Blank ii Large Section of inc state lie to workers and others girded a a a i s for another Battle Asad bal s a was forecast for Ilac y an 1 tomorrow Fikus a Swath 150 modes wide Vine Cannes to Lafayette Snow h Quot tried saturday night pile i a in six to eight inches. Igl in workers were organized tight and battled through a keep highways open. Only v closed for several hours id fought drifts. All roads b i it Ltd the department re cd. Bainbridge Fillmore and reels Ville High schools will represent Putnam county in the sixteenth annua.1 latin contest sponsored by Indiana University. These High schools Are among the 274 of the state which have entered the contest. Mips Madonna o Hiir. Of Bain Bridge is chairman of the contest n Putnam county. The latin contest is divided into four d visions representing various stages in the study of latin first year latin second year latin Cice of and Vergil. Each school enrolled my enter two contestants in each of the four divisions. Two new clubs Are organized first Aid meet planned ear w de. Chairman Din Iton will assisted by or. Huck Erik de be the Putnam District my West a d meet will be held wednesday March 1 in the Greencastle High school at 7 30 p. Under the direction of District chairman will i. Edington. Chairman Edington will be assisted by or. H Huckeriede and members of alphi Omega fraternity. Members of the District committee who have been invited by chairman Edington to participate in this event include superintendent Paul s. Boi ton. Or. E. R. Bartlett. Joe Bam Burger. William Bishop. L b. Cow Gill Eugene Allen e. R. Smith j. Fulmer. William Stiles Richard e. Lawrence. Frank Jarrell. Kenneth Bennett. Or. G. W. Giddings Lester m. Jones. Ward d. Mayhall Charles Mccurry. Rex Thorlton Albert Williams. L. L. Porter and Rev. Claude Mcclure. Scouters and troops which indicated they would have one or More teams entered in this event Are troop 42 Roachdale. Scoutmaster Howard Swift one team troop 43 scoutmaster Russell Mapes. Assistant scoutmaster Charles Sheridan two teams troop 90 scoutmaster Walter Maynard. Assistant Charles Howard two teams troop 92 scoutmaster John t. Good he it. Bainbridge. One team troop 95 scoutmaster Raymond j. Kink. Ass stint scoutmaster Leon Snyder Joe Moore one one team troop 98 scoutmaster Loren Garner one team troop 99 scoutmaster Robert Etter assistant scoutmaster Robert Dean one team the general Public is cordially invited to attend this first Aid meet and parents of scouts Are induced to witness their boys in action. This year the problems Are s male and very practical so that scouts will be trained in first Aid As it is presented to them on height and their activities. Bainbridge and Morton c conservation clubs show interest makes total of eight Wayne Bettis and Sam Ratcliff to head new organizations it is announced two new conservation clubs have recently been added to the number in Putnam county through the deepening of interest among our landowners in the preservation of game Birds and animals an interest largely brought into an Active form through the work of Victor Walter Putnam county game Warden. These two make a total of eight in Putnam county. The additions of late dates Are that at Bainbridge Anil that at Morton. The Morton group is headed this year by these men president. Wayne Bettis. Vice president. Morris Irwin. Secretary John Vermillion. Treasurer. Dewey Stultz. Club Delegate James Burk. The Morton club will build Brooder houses to raise Quail and will construct three Ponds in which to rear Bass Blue Gills and Rock Bass. One of these Ponds will be on the Bert Garrett farm one on Carl Millers and the third on the Thomas farm North Side of Road 36 at the West county line. This club has 80 members 47 of which were enrolled the first meeting night. The Bainbridge club has for its leaders the following president. Sam Ratcliff. Vice president Albert priest. Secretary Gene Hess. Treasurer. O. L. Vancleve. Club Delegate. Basil priest. The Bainbridge club will have a rearing Pond for Bass on either the harmless or the Hostetter farm. They have a deeply interested membership. Committee report is sent Here to investor the selection and Sale of Public school. Books sent by senator Lane report says to be it is not destructive criticisms intended in Loyal Fritz police arriving with an ambulance to give Aid to Chester Brooks 61, critically injured in a collision Between his delivery car and an Oil truck near old Westbury l. I., had to Blindfold Fritz the dog to prevent him from limping after the ambulance. Brooks is near death. Spencer trial legislators continued today prepare for last session Needle is sent to smithsonian attempting to revive a old Art of High Grade hokum opened late As .11 by members had difficulty reaching Greencastle the trial of John Spencer of Jackson township this county on a statutory charge in the Putnam circuit court which was started last week opened late this Forenoon b cause of the difficulties experienced by some of the a Sembera of Ali jury in reaching the county seat due to ice and Snow on Roa is. When it did Statt it progressed a Quarter of an hour or More without the presence of the defendant contrary to proper procedure and a cause of considerable Emit an i ment to some of the persons concerned in seeing that the punctilious of court procedure Are observed. The attorneys for the de fans waived any right they May have had to object to the admission of evidence in the absence of the defendant. The latter was brought into court at once by sheriff Lawrence Graham who had not been informed Befu the that Many important problems Are still to be settled will have to Compromise if measures Are not enacted governor will be forced to summon special session Indianapolis. Ind. Feb. 27 up with find la important problems As liquor control biennial expenditures and revision of the Gross income tax Law still to be settled Indiana a legislature today began the final week of the 81st session. At Midnight on match 6�?one week from tonight the 1939 session will expire by constitutional limitation which says the Assembly May deliberate for Only 61 Calendar Days. In the Success or failure of the Assembly in reaching compromises during these final Days rests the Possi f vans vill it his car got out of control on the ice and old Hailon into the other c3�?�, which was driven by Earl c. Wilson of Sturgis. Mich. Wilson saw in Advance that Shir icy wa3 unable to follow the traffic Lane and he stopped his car. So that the Force of the Impact was lessened. Shrley could not Stop his car. The smaller car was towed into a Een Castile with a passive Hundred dollars in damages sustained by its ability of a special session a Possi front end. And the other car was Dri court had opened and the to a pro Wulich is being discussed with von on into Indianapolis for repairs. Ceded. Increasing frequency in the Legisla Shirley was accompanied by two a Greencastle physician was the a copy of the Complete report to the state Senate from three of the members of the Senate committee appointed to investigate the selection and Sale of Public school books in this state of which committee o. Bruce Lane of Putnam county is chairman has been received by this office from senator Lane. The report bears the signatures of senators Lane. Howard v. Johnson Secretary and Thurman a. Biddinger. Much of the matter contained in the report has been Given out in Advance. The report says it is not intended to be destructive in its criticisms of the present methods used in the naming of school texts but constructive. To serve As a suggestion for a bettering of the methods. One noticeable recommendation is this a we believe that the selection of school books should be free from political influence and that the selection of the state Board of education should he taken out of direct qualities by the elimination of the governors Power of appointment of Board member we believe the governor lies it tenant governor or presidents of uni or Sites who have been Long time a h l 36 Ford roadster two Miles removed from the school room and Weot the. Sunday evening. Whose trend of thought might not the Zephyr was driven by Eugene on a hot Hor plan am not sym. Shirley a Salesman whose Herd path win a he my Lei of common Quarto s Are at St Lou but who Shoota of should not be members of the recently has been travelling out of stale f a Luc Nuon Thev Are he was driving East and in Burn Ullh the nor educational two ears collide Oti National Road ice my Snow was responsible for wreck two West of the Quot a Quot the ice and Snow remaining on the National Road after it had been worked 011 by the state Highway forces was responsible for the Hea i-011 collision of a Lincoln Zephyr Coupe first witness. He had been appointed Tive Halls. Washington feb. 27 up Jim Moran sent to the smithsonian Institute on today a Needle he had spent a week looking for and finally found in a Haystack. His search nominee. 1 him he said that it was t so hard to find ame Lio in 3 Liay tack As some believe. He said however that his experience Hood not any 1 live i oof la i had taught him that p. T. Barnum s such an Opportunity for Mot Heib a remark about a sucker Bon every la a occurred Day was an under estimation of the follow in tie situation. J herself was put Moran who is attempting to revive prosecuting Alt the Quot Fine old Art of High Grade to and in resp it arranged for the Needle s pre Ghr went int following the game s. Covered dish ser vation Quot for posterity Quot and then unsuccessful All Pili a supper will he served the guests in beaded for Florida to Lay a Comer hcs. Father had made upon her in Stone in a skating rink Ullh a Block thu in heme two 1 Dies we Quot of Hirn of real Glacier ice. Part of the Cost a in Jar inn tiv Iship on Fhi m of that trip will tie defrayed i h a being a All. R the the $60 he received from the Sale of straws in his Haystack. By the court to examine the prosecute ,sur0 become ensnared in ing witness Dorothy Spencer. 1 a year wild daughter of thu def nil t r. To determine her condition he testified he did not i i positive Chi i n a of any abnormal condition in the girl As regards prospective Mother Young women from Evansville and should either the liquor Bill or the the Wilson car a a passenger also sheriff Lawrence Getahun and Dep enacted. Uty Tom Vandiver were called an conducted an investigation Bein joined by the Sta o police who a so had let Een summoned. Christian Hui h fives booked to play tuesday the twice postponed basketball game Between the new Castle Christian Church team and the Greencastle Christian Church team will he played at the High school gym tuesday night at 7 00 of clock. Physician the girl n the stand by the Quot Ney albeit k. Wilbo to his questions detail concerning Aid the basement of the Church. Anyone wishing to participate in the after game supper and Fellowship is Welcome. Kindly bring food and table service. No admission will be charged at the game Anil everyone is invited. Leagues to hold rally at Canaan leagues of the 1 a a group will hold a rally Canaan methodist Church Day evening february 28. A it ple from the 14 methodist of the group have been into attend the meeting will it 6 30 of clock with a covered a i i served in the new base services meld for mrs. Boyd Heath at h Ikkei saturday her Home near t Koy s Creek funeral rites we e held at 10 o clock this Forenoon at the Cray s George Mckamey c j expired sunday services will be tuesday afternoon at Aee Chi in ii lentil of her Mother. She. At the death of her Mother in september b ram housekeeper for the Home although at that time she was Only 12 Yea old her father the defendant sat near her ride As she v stifled to what she claimed had happened. His face was flushed. The girl was affected emotionally by the a up Erienne she was the final Jam and fail to 1 it was considered certain that gov. M Clifton Townsend would be forced to summon a special session probably some time next summer. final enactment 1s the Bailor re form Bill which was passed Maysville through the by the House amended by the Senate an i today returns to the lower chamber for concurrence in the changes. Both House and Senate were in agreement that Beer importers should be abolished taverns Shouh close an hour earlier throughout the state numerical and territorial restrictions on wholesalers should to removed and wholesalers should be prohibited from Selling to one but disagreement May arise on. No Point composition of the state liquor commission and if the House refuses to retain the existing system the i Cicur control question will b. Turned Over to a conference commis professional duties and they have Little time for an actual study on comparisons of text the Silver Burdette company is referred to in the report As follows a an agent of the Silver Burdette company was asked to come before your committee and he replied a he had no business before the committee and refused to come. The contract for school Hooks secured by Silver by Ritte company has been estimated to be Worth a half million dollars which is by far a the report pays a the largest contract let to any one company within our 2 rescued by German freighter mrs. Elza Tate of Bainbridge or Virg to her Vrh. 1 work at new �?z5tican sink flt it a. Quot Lowed 1nolf i. It Oast of new her car before making a left hand if say turn from state Roi l to see if any car was approaching and secured the desired information. Two cars hit she had new York. Fob 27 fut Tho Gorman freighter Wiegand re rear. Mayor s court George r of Goblin memorial Church. Is the closing address. Rev. A Mickel of Brazil group chair will be in charge of the meet local he was the son of the late John h. Id Martha Farris i Mckamey. Survivors Are the widow two Chil 1 f the Church. Each leaguer is Creek Church on the Putnam Clay 1 to Quot bring one covered dish or in unto line for mrs Purdy Boyd. We. Quot Rhes. Richard Gillum of do Dow of Charles Boyd whose death a a a j it University will provide special occurred saturday at her Home in lev. Clai in m. Mcclure. Putnam county near the Church in which her last services will be held. She was 72 Ycas old. Mrs. Boyd was born in Putnam county near the place where she Young people planning to spent her married life the daughter 1� asked to be at go Hin memorial of or. And mrs. Peter darting. W. Mckamey. Age 77 hat Quot y Howard had the pleasure of years a life Long resident of Clover being the fit to n i aug i Dale and Vicinity passed away Sun mayor David James the mayor evening at 7 15 o clock at his ing in his capacity of judge of the City police court there were some i formalities in the conduct of the Case but his Honor pronounced judgment on the Man for intoxication and the judgment stuck tightly. Hot it Phat 6 00 p. Transportation provided for All desiring to bad for autos to i ins driving East from Here run ome extremely bad Roods on Quot in 40. One Motorist counted a 15 autos and two big trucks e ditches Between Belleville and Dren. Rosamond Cannaday and Birch Mckamey. Both of los Angeles California a sister mrs. James Hart saw of this City and a brother Theodore Mckamey of Coatesville. Mph Savior. Funeral services will be held tues Day at 2 p. At the Church of Christ in Civ Cradle. Interment will be in the Cloverdale cemetery. Friends May Call at the Home in Cloverdale. Ward was fined one Dollar and costs and sentenced to imprisonment at the Sta o penal farm for 60 Days. The imprisonment was suspended Dur she had been in Active member of the Croy Creek Church for Many years. Mrs. Boyd is survived by two daughters and six Sens mrs. Minnie Stough of Jackson township mrs. Bessie Mercer of von Buren town-1 London. Feb. 27,-Fup prime 20 years ago in Greencastle hers while she was looking Ano my. Uma t it the h today with he 32 the left hand door of her car open Mem Crew of America freighter Lilian which was sinking off the new Jersey coast. The Lillia Tomc 1 suddenly rut it of the heavy fog off Barnegat Light. Near Cape May n a. Last night and by or Adams of Marion respective Ramme 1 to la a Wiegand 12 hours out mrs. Tate continued on her Way. Of new York with i cargo of Homo so she could see toward the hers and the other cars were damaged. Those that were in collision with hers were driven by p. Man named Green from Mansfield and in. A car being driven Enst on state1 Iraq of. A an Beulah Yeager. High school senior entertained Lillian Daniels. Estel plan for peace. On feb 27.�? up. =a7 a a a Imti James Rov. Min Star Neville Chamberlain told la shoptaugh Fred l Philip Boyd of Putnam the House of commons today that Wright Ami Ether girl friends at her. A finh eleven and Orval e the British government believes Home on Elm Street. Al Fawe to atom one coming when element among the world . Ziy kinds to drive carefully j to Are haute. I a Sion which has such Broad Powers a damaged. A re one was injured that it can write a completely new Herman Hendricks truck was Waldo swiped by a car driven by Clar the Republican House approved n a Neo Ader who was a n route to the a non politic he state commission con-1 s. A. Colliver farm. Both vehicles listing of two persons from each were slightly damaged. Party named from lists nominate i _ by the state chairmen of the two # parties. The Senate eliminated this Yyi Ficco ill a provision to leave the commission As it now is. The biennial budget Bill previously set at $84,801.416 by the state budget com Mitten is scheduled to be reported Back to the House tomorrow by the ways and Means committee. Starting at. 1 p. M., today the committee will work throughout the night if necessary whittling Down the appropriations and getting the Bill ready to be reported out tomorrow. The committee already has reduced the proposed expenditures to about $83.000.000 and has More than half the budget items still to consider. Road 36. By Dalton Harbison was hit a uhf ctr and rider ship the lil from the rear Bye truck which could Lian Wam caved in at the brow and not be checked in its Speed because the sea p0urcd into her holds. The of the ice. Thu passenger car was Wiegand apparently was not damaged seriously. New government Hope loyalists Fol Larse and bring end to bitter c Ivil War Maii Kiyage licenses we. H. Johns shoe business. In Din Applis. And Lura k. Marshall. At Home. Greencastle. George a. Bonnet labourer. Green Castle and Beitrice Daws housework. Greencastle. Norman a Clark trucking. Fillmore and Ruth Evaline Watson at Home. Greencastle. A 6 o a a it it a 4s a a today a weather a @ and 0 in Aris feb. 27 up1 Franco and gnat Britain announce the a formal recognition of the Spanish to local Lempki attire a National it govt Ament this after a a it a a a a a a a a noon. They believed and hoped that occasional a n tonight and ones the loyalist government might co. Day warmer tonight colder in West lapse at any hour bring no the bit and South portions tuesday ter civil War to its end. Publican House without much alter Anees Rector Ruby 3 a on but the democratic Senate is expected to restore some of the reductions made by the ways and Means committee. By the time the Senate starts work cout Nuvil on i Vuic two the nationalists confident of com minimum. 17 Pleto Victory had demanded uncoil-1 6 a. 17 Dit ional Tunender end. While the 7 a. A. A loyalists debated their course France j 8 a. 26 and Britain decided that the d Plo 9 a. A 36 Snatic imperatives of the general eur 10 a m. 39 rope an situation would permit no fur 11 a. A. 42 ther delay in their recognition of the noon 43 nationalist regime As the Legal gov 1 p a. 43 Ern ment of spa n. 2 p m. 43 i i ii in 1 i
Search the Greencastle Daily Banner Today
with a Free Trial
We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research.
With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.