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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - January 6, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaWeather and warmer a the Patty Banner a it Waves for ally 4 All the Home news 4 4 United press service 4 $ 0 Foutty seve Greencastle Indiana Friday january 6, 1939. No. 70 Quot est a ziment Congress a kick of routine Ilion for six rus contest is main Factor nominations but con Lis Aro in Salt tidally certain ton. Jan. 6.�? up a the Barrier of routine a today for a six months a president Roosevelt for a ponders and legislative vill make the first test the new Congress bration committeemen a in consideration of or. Pro risk Call for $875,-ep spa afloat during of this fiscal year lation would establish x deficit this year. Chairman Clifton i d., va., of the House i will handle the Bill is i $500.000,000. The first the will depend largely stands Pat or sur Rand a a rattling but largely congressional protest of or. Roosevelt a High office. Proves a Furter a new Deal Harvard Law faculty St Cray to the supreme to created by death of Cardozo. Confirmation is As lathing political can be. A neral designate Frank Vise should ease Over Harry l. Hopkins the of Commerce will a jumps hut was expected Ned after a hazing by Emmerce committee f Murphy and Hopkins t were criticized some rounds that or. Roose a amp ring a flame dudes by the electorate or a ordered unavailable for pcs. Hopkins was boosted of the spa adm Nistra a barrage of Cong res ets against political rein the 1938 Campaign Duck complaint also Brier sen. James p. Pho. Who made a one-3eal record for himself tired to private life in Eros democratic primary. A it named Pope to the Tennessee Valley auth which Arthur f. Morgan on charges of a a centum Jan is suing to keep his Buril on rage four is Hunt Ner marshal Stonebreaker appointed to state office Indian a of Jas ind., Jon. �6. It Upit Homer Stonebreaker former Joss county sheriff and once an All american basketball player at Wabash College today became sales executive for Indiana s penal institutions. Appointment of Stonebroker was announced by state welfare director Thurman a. Gottschalk. Stonebreaker who was Defeated in the second District congressional race last november by Charles a. Hal Leck succeeds Thomas Hannagan who resigned Jan. 1 to enter business. The new appointee will direct the sales of products made in the states Pencil institutions. Yellow Dent display most pretentious Otis Clodfelter received first award in two classes dog enters Corn show grading of samples difficult John Day Marion Sears place second proclaim official Atlantic defense United states Fleet divided into two sections with definite area to guard Washington Jan. 6.�?<up> president Roosevelt acted today to bark up his warning to Europe a dictators by officially proclaiming a permanent Atlantic Ocean defense Squadron of 35 warships. For the first time in years the United states Fleet was divided into two sections Atlantic and Pacific units. Each will be charged with definite areas to safeguard against any possible encroachment from abroad on the Western hemisphere. The new Atlantic Squadron plans for which were announce i last month includes four battleships eight first class cruisers eight of the newest Type destroyers 15 old Type destroyers and an unrevealed number of submarines and planes. The $2.000.000.000 National defense program for military and Semi military projects submitted to Congress by him yesterday called for Early completion of More than 100 new warships now on the Way and construction of an adut ional two battleships two cruisers eight destroyers eight submarines two seaplane tenders and one repair ship. The major problem of the forthcoming War games is to be solved in the area of the so called a air Bridges Between South America and the Wester it a a humps of Africa. That trans Atlantic distance is negotiable by air plane in Little Over a half Day and is nearly three times As Short As the distance Between the United states and Brazil. Unite states officials privately have expressed a concern Over the possibility that great Britain and France might meet fuehrer Adolf hitlers demands for return of German colonies in westernmost Africa. Establishment of naval and air bases in that Section by Germany would add greatly to United states concern about Western hemisphere defense. R Spencer in Effort be state warrant upon him peer about 60 years old town marshal of Roachdale. Smith there an 1 at clo been sought by sheriff a Raham and Deputy Sher Vandiver in an Effort to lie warrant based upon an barging Spencer with in affidavit is signed by mrs. In. Of near Plainfield and Davit she names Dorothy Aughter of John Spencer bet of his attentions. The states the daughter is Only it it. Bers unsuccessfully sought his residence which is Ali the Putnam Montgomery be. In North Jackson town i had disappeared the offi to b Kiflay morning. Skin is the wife of a step the girl and the officers firl was taken to the Ger from her Home in North county by the step brother condition became known her members of the family a had been attending school cd in Jackson township Kre four children of John in i his late wife the latter Ped this last autumn Dor one of them. Also there Lother children by the same ind a different father by or marriage the first Hus by named Gerkin. One or children of Spencer have a with him in North put Fly. At least fifteen killed in Border clash Budapest Hungary Jan. 6.�? up a czechoslovak soldiers using machine guns and artillery battled hungarian troops at the Frontier town of Munkacsy today in a clash officially reported to have Cost at least 15 lives. The engagement wa3 still going on this afternoon. A new and startling note was heard today in connection with the Corn show in the lobby of the Putnam county court House being held today and tomorrow. The unexpected thing was the Happy markings of a Black and tan Coon hound which had gone into the show with his Youthful master. The dog seemed to think himself Back Home in the com Field and he barked not at a real Rabbit but at one which he expected to leap out from among the ears of Corn. The exhibits in the various classes formed a display which gave evidence of Caro not Only in raising the com but also in selecting the samples to be entered in the Competition. The display in the class devoted to ten cars of yellow Dent was the most pretentious. The grading of these samples was difficult for the most part so closely did the exhibits conform to the Standard. In that class Walter Crawfordsville awarded As follows first Otis Clodfelter. Second John w. Day. Third l. A. Dicks. Fourth Philip Hutcheson. Fifth Robert Dragoo. Or. Harple the official judge of the show made the awards in the class known As Quot ten ears White come a As follows first Otis Clodfelter. Second. Marion Sears. Third. Carl Ferrand. Fourth h. C. Perkins. Fifth John soars. The judging of the other classes of the exhibits continued into the afternoon. The awards for the Best 10 ears of yellow Corn in boys class were As follows first. Richard Lewman. Second Hubert Mcgaughey. Third Robert Sutherlin. Fourth. Howard Mcmullen. Fifth Ralph Call or. Harple. Of the honors Witch Hazel Flowers Are Blooming now occasionally Putnam county and Grec Castile residents who drive the roads through wooded tracts in the South part of this county and in North Owen think they see faint suggestions of Pale yellow Flowers on some of the underbrush during the Winter. It is hard to believe but what they see actually Are Flowers the Bloom of the Witch Hazel Bushes and they pick december and january As the time for their Blooming. Their Flowers often May be seen amidst the Blanket of Snow on the Hazel Hughes and not even Zero weather stops them. As Flowers the Witch Hazel blossoms not amount to much but they add a pleasant yellow Sheen to the hillsides when they Bloom in profusion. Tho lotion Witch Hazel is distilled from twigs of this Bush Mistletoe is another Winter Blooming Plant that is found in Southern Indiana As far North As Bartholomew and Franklin counties. Legislators to introduce expense Bill expect clashes Between Republican Senate and democratic House election Hills r e a v ovens used to Ory plaster at Keiiti republicans ready with Hill concerning demo Ralle a two percent club Quot Monnett infant wins baby Derby first baby born a Putnam county in 1939 to get Many awards is bound Over to Owen court Junie Vermillion to head auxiliary Spanish War veterans auxiliary installed new officers thursday the auxiliary of Earl Fisk Camp of the unit cil Spanish War veterans at their meeting in the City Library thursday installed their recently elected officers As follows president Junie Vermillion. Senior vice president Lula Irwin. Junior vice president. Myra sorrel. Chaplain. Hallie Bard. Secretary Cora Tucker. Treasurer Nellie evens. Patriotic instructor Irene Burk. Historian Dorothy Harris. Conductor Freda Ashworth. Assistant conductor Ethel f. Harris. Guard Florence evens. Assistant guard Carolyn Conklin. Reporter Nora Tuttle. Musician. Seba Collings. Color team Ethel Conklin Grace Brothers. Hannah Krall. Nellie Beeme installing officer Monta Donne Hue. The retiring president is mrs. George Harris. Appreciation of her work in that office this past year was expressed by members of the organization. Ulis Mundy 47, of Cloverdale pleaded not guilty to giving liquor to a minor before Justice of the peace Lew a. Warner and was certified wednesday to Owen circuit court. Mundy is alleged to have Given liquor to Melvin Riddell 111, dec. 9, when the car in which the two and Twe others crashed on state Ruail no. 4.1, South of Spencer. Riddell was in Tho Back seat of the automobile being sobered up. He suffered a Skull fracture and w is removed to Putnam county Hospital in Grcen Castle. Spencer even ing world. Garbage collection garbage collection in this City is now under the supervision of i. C. Conrad and Walter Baynard. These men Are responsible for the removal of garbage of the City of Greencastle. When in need of garbage disposal Call your collector. If he fails Call 79c. I promised the people of Grcen Castle that i would see that your garbage was disposed of without any expense. If the citizens will co oper at with this collection there is no need of any one being missed. Set your can on the Street curb or Alley on the Day your collector comes and he will get it. You be responsible for your can being there and 1 will be responsible for the collector getting it. This system stated above will save the City $520.00 a year which was appropriated by the past administration for garbage disposal. W. D. James. Mayor. Ronal Harold Monnett. Born 20 minutes after the new year had gotten under Way today was declared Winner of the 1999 baby Derby sponsored by the daily Banner and a Host of local merchants. His majesty is the son of or. And mrs. Fred Monnett Greencastle r. R 2. Or. Monnett is employed at Lute key a bakery in this City. The Mon Nult infant made his but in 1059 Many hours ahead of any other child bom in the new year and Tho judges had Little difficulty in be leering the Winner of the first annual Libby Derby in this City. Considerable interest was created in the baby Derby and the staff of the Putnam county Hospital physicians and others cooperated with the Banner and other sponsors of the contest in announcing new arrivals in the new year. The following list of awards go to the Monnett baby although some will be honouring the Mother and father Silver drinking cup. From the Banner. Savings account for $2.00, from Central National Bank. Dozen cans of food for baby Quality meat Market. Box of cigars for father from Lincoln dining room. Sterling Silver baby spoon Schoen Man s jewelry store. China Cradle filled with Flowers Seitei s Flowers. Largo Jar of spiced Freestone peaches people s grocery k meats. Comb and Brush set Mullins drug store. Chicken dinner for the parents cafe Royale. Baby s Auto sea Western Auto associate store. Crib Blanket Pitchford a. Baby set Fleenor a drug store. Teddy Bear Sam Hanna s Book store. House dress for Mother. The fashion shop. Ten Gallons of gasoline Hoosier Pete. Two dollars wort i of merchandise. Webb a pure Oil station. The proud father. Or. Monnett is asked to Call at the Banner office saturday and receive a certificate authorizing his son As the official Winner of the baby Derby. He also will receive the awards at that time. Indian Folts. Ind. Jan gup traditional opening Day business completed. 81st legislature today started Down the Long stretch which is expected to be featured by heated partisan clashes Between the democratic Senate and Republican House. First order of business was the introduction of Bills and the first of these was to be a measure appropriating $125,000 for payment of the legislators salaries and other expenses of the session. Rep. Janies m. Knapp Hagerstown. Newly elected speaker of the House said he probably would Call for the introduction of Bills today in order that the House May Settle Down to the legislative grind at the earliest possible moment next week. Republicans were reported ready today to introduce two of their most important legislative proposals first a Bill to bring the democratic a two percent club a Back under the provisions of the corrupt practices act. And second another to make the office of attorney general elective instead of appointive. The 1937 legislature exempted the a two percent the democratic Campaign fund raising organization from the corrupt practices Laws compelling it to account for its contributions and detail its expenditures. The clubs fund now is reported to be somewhat Short of $1.000.000. The agitation to make the attorney general elective instead of appointive is due largely to the fact that the democratic state chairman. Omer Stokes Jackson is also attorney general and a member of the state election Board. Republicans think this is altogether too blatant a link Between government and politics. Jackson however is expected to resign one Post or the other during Tho year. . Henry f. Schricker. President of the Senate likewise was ready to Start the legislative Ball rolling by receiving the initial flood oa1 Billa. Two important measures dealing with elections and recounts both direct outgrowths of the tangled nov. 8 election were ready for introduction into the Senate. They were being sponsored by democratic senators including e. Curtis White Berlin. Jan. 6 up three enormous ovens devouring More lha 100.000 pounds of Coal daily arc blowing hot air on plaster in the n w Reich chancellors in an attempt to dry it in time for the new years caption of foreign dipl Mala on Jan. 10. Three thousand men Are working Day an i night to Complete the building. Inadequate transportation facilities from the Ruhr have made it impossible recently for Many Berlin households to get a regular Supply of Coal. Assessment is postponed for one year recommendation made by state Board of tax commissioners lower Vali May result stated that municipally owned i Lilily is subject to taxation supreme court is pro new Deal completed by appointment one third of court re a animation program the belief held locally that the real estate of Putnam county and All other counties of the state would be re assessed for taxation purposes this year appears now not to have been based upon fact. It was the understanding in the county last year that the township trustees Tho Green Nitle township assessor and the cd Monty esses or w Ould have th3t task thrust upon them this your. But now it Scenic probable that Tho re valuation will occur next year and that the new valuations would be Tho basis for the taxes collectible in 1941. It t Onton Urt i two i nazi criticize new appointment alleged that Roosevelt had shown he was reconciled to leave office Washington. Jan. 6 a up president Roosevelt today had completed by appointment one third of the supreme court re organization program we hich Congress rejected 16 the state Board of tax commit a months ago. The court now is com sinners yesterday recommended to portably pro new Deal. The state legislature that the assess professor Felix Frankfurter a new Inonu of real estate occur next year. Deal was the latest and included in the recommendation of High that Board to the legislature was a third Roosevelt nominee to the court. Reminder of the boards previous Washington confidently expect. <1 statement concerning the taxation of municipally owned utilities. The Board bold that such utilities Are sub further vacancies this year. Associate justices i Jour a Brand is 82. And James f. Morey cads. 76. May Jeet to taxation. The statement refers to supreme court decisions which so Tho Board claims a clearly show that the part a municipally owned Plant used for commercial purposes is not used for municipal purposes and is subject to resign. Brand is is a Liberal. My Reynolds stands on the right flank of the right Wing of bitter end opponents of the new Deal. If he leaves the court Only associate Justice Pierce of Butler will remain of the never sur Render group which junked so Mudi new Deal legislation in 1934-35. No important opposition was sex the procedure followed Here in Pector to Senate confirmation of Greencastle in regard to the local Frankfurter. The nomination was City owned water works system is referred to a Senate judiciary sul that the Plant should pay taxes to committee for consideration. Headed he county anti state but not to the by sen. Mathew m Neely d., or. a. It planned to a act soon. Both republicans and conservative democrats for the most part joined with administration adherents in praising frankfurters ability and qualifications. I 1 7. The water works depart ment paid a total of current and delinquent tuxes amounting to $3.575.83, of $1,78.59 was delinquent. A result of an earlier belief that the Plant should not pay taxes. Of this amount $666.46 were taxes no. I delinquent penalties on the Partid occupied by the standpipe. But. In 1937, the current taxes tha United states. Prof. Frankfurter left Vonna 48 years ago. He and his parents went Indian a Polis i v est it k a k hog receipts 6,000, Holdover 106 Market generally steady 160-200 lbs. $8.05-$8.20 200-300 lbs., $6.90 $7.95 300-400 lbs. $6.60-$6.80 100-160 lbs., $7.25-$8 sows mostly $6.15-$6.60. Cattle 350, calves 400. All classes generally steady steers mostly $8-$9.50 heifers mostly $7-$8.50 Cutter cows $4.25-$5$.50 dealers $1 lower top $1c. Sheep 1.500. Lambs 25 cents higher bulk Good and Choice $9-$9.25. Manford cd Kaver fined Manford Craver. Residing in Northwood this City paid a Fine and costs totalling $23.50 this week in Justice Robert a. Newgent a court for attempting to dislodge a Raccoon from its Den. The affidavit was signed by Victor Walter game Warden. Children Send gifts Prague Czechoslovakia Jan. G up thirty Large crates of gifts collected in american schools for czechoslovak children arrive. Yesterday at red Cross Headquarters. Berlin Jan. 6.�? up nazis criticising the appointment of Felix reject the Roosevelt Frankfurter to tire United states us and bring about a restoration of Ger Prenie court Tus not in Accord with Man american Tho wishes of the american people a a a alleged today that president Roosevelt had shown that he was reconciled to leaving office in 1940. The official news Agency. Deutscher a Schrichten Bureau sounded the keynote for nazi denunciation of the Frankfurter appointment. Continuing the apparent Effort t y nazi to isolate the president in his anti dictatorship stand from the american people As a whole the official news Agency joined the appointments of Frank Murphy As attorney general and Harry l. Hop . Jan. 6. Up or. Salomon Frankfurter 80. Once an honoured austrian government official but Nore recently a nazi prisoner Learned from a radio bulletin that his to Only $780. An i there was no Nephew. Felix Frankfurter had been Lin Quency. This amount went to the appointed to the supreme court it of county and state Only. The re assessment of real estate wid All to tile lot of that township trustees in All townships of the to the United states. Members of Cut unto with the exception of Green Tia Frankfurter family remaining Castle which has a township asses Here were proud of his Elevation. So. His Uncle was formerly director of it is the general belief that the re Tho Vienna University Library. Assessment will result in a lowering jews were proud that Frankfurter 0f Tho values for taxation purposes had remained True to the jewish Faith. Some. Jews feared that he a. 1 a j ointment Bright increase an i Aemil Llly Llu Liin Askco tici8m in Tho United states. Some nazis said they welcomed l\\./4x Mill 1117111 the a appointment As a a proof of their claim that president Roosevelt an i. His new Deal were under jewish influence. Indirectly. Nazis asserted frankfurters appointment a a May hasten the Day when non jewish americans will administration Putnam members on committees sen. Lane and rep. Richards named on important state committees action says he is in capacitated because of his infirm condition tin a ointment of a guardian for Wal Millman. Of Floyd township. Is a Ltd i i v Eugene w. Huber and ad-<1 Sun Huber. In an application filed the clerk of lie Putnam circuit court i his Forenoon lire two men Are a grand Nephew and a Nephew re a a Lively of or. Millman. The former is a son of lire other applicant. My. Millman has Boon in a Hospital for treatment but is now at Home. In a rather enfeebled i condition however. The application asks for the in kit intent of a guardian on the grounds that or. Millman is incapacitated for the care of his property in the naming of members of the standing committees of the Indiana a v reason of his inform condition. State Senate by Lieut. Governor Henry f. Schricker senator o. Bin e a g a a a Kins As Secretary of Commerce with i Ano of Putnam Montgomery coun Tho appointment of Frankfurter an i ties was placed on the important said All were made in Defiance of committee on agriculture and on the popular will. 1 equally important committee on Coati Quot Roosevelt again has been ill ad-1 to and township business he is a Vised or else he r determined loj member also of the special election put everything on one card and sur Laws committee. The sign Ecial commas 20 years ago in Greencastle s on appointed by governor town Send to study election Laws will re port to this committee. In the lower House Enos r. Rich Day and in Writh Wisl portion to Philip Maxwell gave a Reading at the meeting of the High school dramatic society. More than $3,000 in Federal Bonds were stolen from the Robards Bank at Stilesville. The robbers burned or broke the locks off the eighteen Safe Deposit boxes. Round himself during his last two years of office with As Many new boilers As possible. Quot this possibility was indicated when he appointed two supporters of Ards. Of Patricksburg. Representing night his policy As Secretary of Commerce Putnam and Owen counties was and attorney general. Quot All these appointments in the november elections. Quot it seems however that i velt does not care about this. A a today a weather -9 o and a # local temperature 9 0 a $ o <3 a a mostly Cloudy tonight and saturday rain saturday or saturday night and possibly in Northwest portion rate tonight slightly Wanner situs another term of office for him is out of the made chairman of the committee on minimum. 34 benevolent and scientific institutions. 6 a. A. 34 he was. Also made a member of the 7 a. A. 34 committee on education of the com f. A. In. 91 mittens on legislative apportionment. 0 a. M. 37 mines and mining natural resources 10 a. In. 41 and Rivers and Waters the commit 11 a. A. 45 tee on phraseology engrossment an 1 12 no on. 47 enrolment of Bill a the committee 1 p in. .50 on state Medicine and Public heal h. J 2 p in. 50
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