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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - January 12, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaA a a the weather a a a and warmer 0 forty seven the daily banished a it Waves for ally f All the hoa1e news United press service 4etenant me scamp n Highway v some 1,200 have i p residence Over 100 Miles ii a v e no food to inv were evicted from w Hilt i they had fanned on shares by Brook Smith in s correspondent ref two to. Jan. 12.�?<up> More tenant Farmers achy bedraggled wives pal a and in some cases by a farm animal wore taking a nov on the Highway today ready some 1,200 were v,11 a distance of 100 Miles. Is of this Rich Mississippi loin area contended that in was a a a demonstration and pushed by a Congress trial organizations Union its or share croppers con hat they had been evicted land which they had been on shares by the planters Tinl i take All the crop re Ayi Lents of the agricultural int administration and re a ii to Day Laborera. The ten play eviction notices and had no place to live except Highway. Doming the campers had fee and Beans for breakfast. No abundance of these ties for some of them had at All and were dependent on during the night few in Hail slept at All. There place for them to sleep sex the ground which was wet intermittent drizzling rain. I constructed rude shelters wives and children mainly a its and blankets thrown a parked wire fences As wind a few families were Pluto they had tents tenants were clustered in 10 to 50 from just a Little Terr Arkansas in order to a the River approximately of Airo 111. Each group had a with Corn cobs and scraps gathered from the Roadside ally there was some sort of Hift stove on which the Beans Coffee were heated. I sex the food supplies in various i found Only beaus Coffee tors and these supplies were souk families had enough Days. The others hoped Elief of some sort would such ten Sai 1 they were waiting 1 government to Tell us what they All denied that they King part in a a a Demontra Tomling that they had been off the land by the planters 1 no other place to go. I not Myoung children some still it the breast. I noticed umber of pregnant women. Renditions were bad. The was taken from such sources Road afforded the Wells of cisterns Etc. And there was Dainty of its purity. The cold of last night added nothing 1 Imperf Prospect Ivos of to of sickness. The campers were some s. In their own clusters Jed idiom those of the Whites. I0i in their Camps seemed to so than those in the White Highway police patrolled the id their flares lighted up mans planted along Highway Memphis to St. Louis. Many to stopped to inspect the Highway policemen said that were increasing rapidly Ber and that their food sup re dwindling very rapidly. Of the tenants belong to the j171 tenant Farmers Union a Ciliate and Union organizers Tulve in the Camps. The or said that the planters in to wanting to make the croppers Day labourers had i Ted them because they had the Union. Circuit court notes a guardian for James b. Fitz Gerald a world War Veteran is asked in a petition filed in circuit court. The Petitioner is Arminta b. Fitzgerald. She states he is now a patient in the Hospital at Marion for treatment for Loes of memory and an unsoundness of mind due to injuries he received in the War. Thene conditions she says Render him incapable of managing his business affairs. Albert e Williams filed the petition. To Roachdale Bank and Trust company has petitioned the court for an o Der giving that company As administrator of the estate of Charles n. J Huston estate. Robert c. Johnston Ris named As defendant. Thirty three acres Are involved. The tracts in Section 20 of Jackson township. The land was sold by the administrator on a court order last december. Possession to be Given by january 10. But. So the complaint states Robert Johnston now refuses to move from the place. Possession and $100 damages Are asked. James amp Allee Are attorneys for the plaintiff. Greencastle Indiana thursday january 12, 1939 no. 75nazis open new Campaign against jews coupled with demand that Netherlands curb jewish propaganda jews Appeal business Rome Jan. 12�? up a committee representing Italy s 10,000 foreign jews has sent a memorandum to prime minister Neville Chamberlain asking him to Appeal to Benito Mussolini to postpone their Cupul Sion scheduled for March 12, it was temperatures reported said today in an authoritative Quad that Day ranged around Ter v. Below Zero expect further reprisals shots Illume on Quot International jew Campaign of hatred and agitation suspended 21 years ago leave for Georgia to return prisoner Spencer reported to have signed waiver of rights in extradition a it with pipes tobacco and wine sheriff Lawrence Graham a accompanied by prosecutor Albert e. We Llams and Norman Peabody left at 4 of clock this morning for , Georgia to return John Spencer to Greencastle for trial on a statutory cd urge. Spencer former Marshall of the town of Roachdale and a Blacksmith in that town and in Cloverdale. Fled from his Home North of Barnard at the time the wife of one of his Stepsons signed an affidavit charging n m with the crime. Officers remained at the Spencer Home two nights awaiting his return Home thinking his absence Only temporary but when he did not appear they extended their search farther. They received information in a roundabout manner that he might pass through Folk Ston in the Southern state on his Way to Florida. Folkston is near the line dividing the two states and is approximately 850 Miles from Green Castle. Spencer reported to have signed a waiver of his rights in extradition. The waiver permitting the officers to take him out of the state in which to was arrested anti bring him Back to Indiana for trial without the extradition proceedings. When returned Here Spencer will be arraigned in circuit court the course to be allowed after arraignment depending upon the sort of plea he a Kean whether guilty or not guilty if he denies guilt a Date will be set for trial and he will be Given an Opportunity to give Bond for h s appearance at that time but inasmuch As he has been receiving welfare Relief in this county it is not expected he will be in position to furnish Bond. Magnates wife Dies new York. Jan. 12.�? up it a mrs. Charles m. Schwab wife of the steel magnate died at her Home Here Early today of a heart malady from which she had been suffering since Christmas Day. She was 79. Schwab 78, was with his wife when she died. Of Jan. 12.�?<up� Secondo 8b. A Bailor was buried today to pipes a Large can of to i a bottle of Good wine a wine a a us a Box of matches in Hla had requested these articles in make my last voyage Tran his wife Angiolina put in an pipe j prof. Yuncker shows pictures movies taken during c ventral americ a Triin shown to rotarians prof. T. G. Yuncker head of the botany department in Depauw University was the guest speaker and entertainer at the weekly luncheon of the rotary club wednesday afternoon when he took the club members on a picture trip to Central America starting at new Orleans last summer prof. Yuncker and two of his students made a third trip to Honduras Central America in search of rare plants Many of which they brought Back. The movies were taken on the trip. Prof. Yuncker started his picture narrative when the trip boarded the boat at new Orleans. It then carried the club members to Havana the Panama canal zone through the great locks on Down the Pacific coast Side of the continent of Honduras and thence Inland to Many interesting places. The movies Showe l the life in the tropics and Many things that the casual tourists does not see. Because prof. Yuncker had Access to places through guides that the tourists does not reach. It was a delightful hour s entertainment for every rotary an. Berlin Jan. 12. It up it nazis opened a sudden new Campaign against jews today coupled with a demand that the Netherlands curb jewish propaganda on the allegation that shots had been fired at German diplomatic premises in Holland. Key nazi publicity Media taking it for granted that the shots had been fired by jews intimated that further reprisals against jews would be taken at once if any German Diplomat was harmed and at the same time demanded that Holland curb activities of a jewish a propaganda ministry spokesman Hall asserted last night that on Jan. 6 a shot was fired into the living room of the Chancellor of the German consulate at Amsterdam and that on Jan. 9 a shot was fired into a Secretary a room at the German legation at the Hague. The spokesman blamed the shots on the a International jew Campaign of hatred and he said that no protest was envisaged to the Netherlands government a with which we have Friendly relations a by added a two must make it Clear once for All that German diplomats Are not free game for asked whether that meant there might be new anti jewish reprisals in Germany the spokesman said a i can not specify until the identity of the assailants is clarified. But further Sharp reprisals would be expected if acts of jewish violence soldiers Cut Railroad tientsin. Jan. 12.�?<up> daring chinese soldiers operating in a zone which had been under japanese domination since the Start of the War. Have Cut the important Tient sin piping Railroad severing japanese army rail communications with Manchukuo and Japan it was disclosed today. Mail was not delivered Resolution by Lane approved provides for investigation of conditions attending school Book contracts fire department called twin e this morn. At h. H. Ellis Home on East Seminary Street at 10 30 o clock this Forenoon a very Small Biaza at the Bottom on a Chimney caused a Call for the City a fire department. A Crevice in the Chimney apparently permitted blazing materials in a Small Quantity to escape into the basement. But Little harm was caused. The chemical tank was used to extinguish it. At the Johnson apartments on Seminary and College Avenue Early this morning there was a shortage in the electric wiring which alarmed the residents in one of the apartments. The fire department being called. The loss was insignificant contracts let for National Road work the further improvement of the National Road in Indiana was moved along by the state Highway commission which yesterday let contracts for Tho building of two sections of dual Lane pavement on that Highway West of Brazil. The r. Mccalman company of Danville 111., received Tho contracts for the construction of 2.7 Miles extending West from the Brazil City limits and the Midwest construction comp my of Chicago will build the Section extending West from the Mccalman contract. When these two contracts arc finished the improvement of Tho National Road Between Brazil and Terre haute will be com i Ted. It is expected that the dual Lane work extending eastward from Brazil will be started next year. The Indiana Senate yesterday approved a Resolution introduced by senator o. Bruce i Ane from Putnam Montgomery counties providing for an investigation of the conditions attending the recent awarding of school Book contracts by the state Board Ofey location. Lieutenant governor Schricker who is presiding officer of the. Senate added his voice to those who favored the adoption of the Resolution. The approval of the upper House was by a voice vote. The Resolution asserts that a persons who have allegedly investigated these conditions have stated that the recent adoption of school books by the state Board of education will Cost parents approximately $380.000 during a five year period and a whereas there have be n repeated rumours that Indiana a citizens will pay More for the majority of the text books than will be paid for exact duplicates of such text books use i in other states and that it is reported that some person or persons have received and probably will receive in the future a a Rake off of 15 per cent upon sales of text books in this a committee of six senators composed of three democrats and three republicans was appointed by the president of the Senate to report j prior to february 1. Aid u. S. Income taxpayers a Deputy collector from office of will h. Smith u. S. Collector of internal Revenue will be in the local Post office january 17, from 8 30 a. M. To 4 30 p. M. For the purpose of assisting taxpayers in making their u. S. Income tax returns. Service is free and taxpayers arc cordially invited to use it. File your return now and avoid delinquent and elks sponsoring meet John Fitz Khai let of tfi1kk Hai to will by americanization speaker two county men receive honors l. A. Dicks won grand sweepstakes Harry Mccabe elected to office an ear of Reid a yellow Dent Corn raised on Putnam county soil won grand sweepstakes in the awards made at Purdue University a annual agriculture conference the awards being announce i wednesday night. The outstanding Sample was raised by l. A. Dicks on his Upland farm in Marlon township. The Reserve title in the same class went to a Marion producer. The grand sweepstakes in the ten ear class of Reid s yellow Dent was awarded to a Tipton Farmer. Harry Mccabe of Clinton township. Putnam county was elected Secretary treasurer of the Indiana shorthorn breeders association. Announcement was made today that the american legion an 1 the elks Lodge of this City will have a Point meeting in the High school Audi num. At which the speaker will he Hon. John Fitzgerald attorney of Terre haute whose subject will be a americanism and patriotism ill a changing or. Fitzgerald is one of the outstanding speakers of this Section of the country and those who have hard him Are quite enthusiastic Over his coming to Greencastle. The meeting will be held tuesday evening january 31. And it is the Hope of the sponsors that it will prove to be the outstanding gathering of the year in Greencastle. Heavy Frost covered Community this morning20 years ago in Greencastle the newspaper of that a Lay said James Albin better known As Jimmy has suffered a terrible injury. Saturday morning he came Down town with one of his hands bandaged. Immediately Frienda began to inquire regarding the injury. For a time Jimmy went into details but it soon got monotonous. Then James decided it was too much to attempt to give the details to everyone who inquired. So. After that when anyone asked him regarding it. He answered a Well i got bit by a burglar last night. When he bit me i moved Over and he went because of a Coal shortage court House was kept open for sufferers it is recalled that 21 years ago today the Bottoms of Thor odometers in this Vicinity w. Re Reache i by Many thermometers. The temperatures reported that Day ranged around 25 a la Greos below Zero there being some variance in the recording Industry of All kinds stopped families were threatened with freezing because of the shortage of Coal stores closed the Post office Coul not make mail deliveries As the ice King tightened his grip upon the county. The coming of the extreme cold was accompanied by a rising of the wind and heavy Snow fall. Drifts formed on the Public Square particularly on the East Side to a depth of Many feet the store fronts being hid in behind great drifts that could not l c penetrated. The office of the daily Banner suffered along with other industries. Within its Walls Tho temperature was a was com As out of doors a it was said of it today. The shortage of Coal due chiefly to effects of the world War demands caused great suffering in Homes Many of them occupied by families who were without sufficient clothing for even the Mildest of Winter to save these citizens from a real danger of freezing to death the court House was kept open that night and it was a Haven of Refuge for Many sufferer Clarence Vestal was parcel Post delivery Man for the Post office. He said this morning that he had an idea it was cold and the thermometer he consulted had the top of the column of Mercury Down so Low in the tube that it was hidden behind the band which holds the tube to the Frame of the instrument. When he saw that he made no Effort to take out the horses but left them in then stalls throwing a additional blankets Ever them. John Hawkins living on the Green Castle Putnamville Road past Forest Mill cemetery called in to have his mail sent out. But postmaster William c. Vestal had to deny him. The Snow a i drifted More than Fence High along a half mile or More of the Road to or. Hawkins. No local mail a deliveries were made on account of the Snow. Otto Dobbs recalled this morning with a shiver of unpleasant reminiscence. That his Furnace chose that coldest a Lay to a blow out its water an event of another very cold Day in this Vicinity was the wrecking of the Monon Day train North near la Fayette. Which went into the ditch due to the breaking of a rail the result of the excess of cold 47 years ago. That happened january 11 1892. And in that wreck c. N. Cheek husband of mrs. Frances Cheek of this City received injuries which caused his death the next a Lay. Mrs. Cheek upon receipt of the report of the injury of her husband started from Greencastle at once in a cab driven by Charles Cooper livery Man she was accompanied by Lafayette Darnall. A relative of her husband the Tei Iii erasure that Day mrs chock said was 28 degrees below Zero. Mrs. Cheek brought her injured husband Back to their Home Here on the train next Day. But his death occurred very soon. He Hall just bought the Large treat of land mrs. Cheek now owns near Ullin 111., and was on his Way to make a contract for the cutting of the Timber on it when he was Hurt. Mussolini fails it to receive Santisi it won Rome. Jan. 12 it up a Premier Benito Mussolini has failed to re c Ive the satisfaction for which he hoped in his first talks with prime minister Neville Chamberlain it was reported today in diplomatic Quarter. It was asserted that at their first talk yesterday afternoon Mussolini raised a number of Points regarding the Mediterranean situation generally and the Spanish civil War in particular and failed to receive the encouragement he had hoped for. It was because a it of this informants said that a second formal conference was arranged for 5 30 p. M. Today. A frosted world Lay before the eyes of residents of the Community who arose anywhere Between Daylight and the Middle of the Forenoon on thursday. Limbs and twigs of shrubbery. And the dead s Alks of Flower pm ants and grasses sparkled with crystals put there during the nigh. The appearance recalled the frosting of dred leaves and Flowers by the or of Alum solution and kept domes in our Parlours in older Days. The temperature of around 25 degrees was tingling to the bar faces and Bare legs in Many ins Aneesy of persons who travelled afoot. A in a today the weather indications were for a some likelihood of local Light Snow but with no decided change in temperature. Up at que Appelle wherever that is Tho tingling eff it was Grcar eras the temperature reported was an even Quot of Quot. At Winnipeg it was 18 Degres below Zero. But the thermometer readings in the United states were considerably needs Bill to Start first Battle study question of i bicameral system single House would consist of Only 18 members with year Long jobs Indianapolis ind. Jan 12 up the House of the legislature today voted to investigate the Gross income tax division by a 52 to 46 vote cast on strict party lines after a flurry of heated debate on the floor. Rep. Herbert h. Evans of Newcastle Republican floor Leader submitted a Resolution which would order Clarence a. Jackson head of the Gross income tax division to report to the legislature the names of persons or firms whose state income tax payments Are delinquent. Party dines immediately were drawn on the proposal. A there is a Man a Evans said it of Jackson Quot who is acting As tax assessor tax adjuster. Tax collector and tax court. I believe every taxpayer should have his Day in court and that is the reason i am asking far this Indianapolis. Ind., Jan 12. Up the question of a unicameral legislature will come before Tho House of representatives today in a Bill to be presented by rep. Jos Mph e. Klen Gary Democrat. Klin whose Bill for a unicameral legislature died in committee in the 1935 session advocates a single House which would consist of Only 48 members. The present Senate and House would be abolished. Advantages of such a system Klen pointed out. Would be mor efficient legislation and a great saving of expense. The members of the holy would be Given a year Long Job and their sessions would be pro Sid Dover by the lieutenant governor. Klen suggested Nebraska As an example of the efficiency of a unicameral legislature. A number of representatives and senators approach i on the subject seemed receptive to the idea Kler. Said. Thurman a. Got Tacha in state welfare director who was questioned critically yesterday in a caucus of democrats will be summons a before a caucus of Senate Democrat today for a discussion of tin be Sion question. Before the House caucus Gottschalk said that a suggest a 1 i Cun 11ii licit nil Vii a i Hill White returned to stand trial appropriation committee was to report it and Start debate presidents estimate Cut said re duet Ion would deprive some 500,000 people of livelihood Washington. Jan. 21 it up it a president Roosevelt citing the threats of War and aggression rumbling through the world called on Congress today to authorize a special 5525,000,000 emergency defense program of which $210 000.000 would actually be e pc u d do. Ing the fiscal year 1940. Or. Roosevelt s defense message asked that the fun is be provided by Congress Quot As speedily As possible so that a program to bolster the nations defences particularly the aviation forces of army and a Navy could be launched immediately. Washington. Jan. 12.�?<up>�? the full House appropriations committee demanded today that Relief Rolls be a purged of Malinger Erst and recommended formally that the Hou i Grant president Roosevelt Only $725,000.000 instead of the $875 000.000 that i requested for the works Progress administration. Inc charge of spa malingering was made by the democratic majority of the committee. The Republican minority concurrently submit the. Report charging a scandal after Ltd a Al in political abuse of the w1 a. With those statements the Bill to f inane spa until june 30 was pitched into the House where debate began at once. Washington Jan 12.�? up a House conservative democrats and republicans beg n their first major Battle of that new session with president Roosevelt today on a Bill which reduces the presidents estimate of work Relief needs until july 1st. The fight revolved around president Roosevelt s request for $875,009 000 to be p approximately 3.090,000 unemployed at work until july 1. A sub committee of the apr Ospria Bee n Lucid it by $150. 000.000 to $785.000.000. The full appropriation committal was to report it this morning and debate will be g n at once. Or. Roosevelt said the reduction would deprive some 500.000 men women and cd a Drin of their Only Means of livelihood works Progress admin station jobs the conserva Ivas of the sub committee raid they were trying to hold Down the National i on i nov two Luise s. Unhurt died wednesday Tom Vandiver and John is therein bring prisoner from Danville Deputy sheriff Tom Vandiver accompanied by Forny i sheriff John t. Suther in n. Went to Danville thin morning to take poses Ion of h. K White to return him to Putnam county to Stind trial on a charge of Selling a motor vehicle without i certificate of title. This is said to be the second charge of this nature against White in the n Putnam court. He lives at Plainfield and was arrested there by the sheriff of Hendricks county or the Putnam county warrant. Tho Hendricks county officer notified the Putnam officers to Quot come and get upon his return Here he will be g Ven an Opportunity to plea i not guilty or guilty. In the former Case his Bond to be fixed at a thousand dollars. Aden has is is said to have bought the automobile for which the certificate was not furnished. Services will be held sat i i Day morning from the family Home 1 Luv Herbert age 80 it i Vidi i the late Joseph her a i red w Ines Day afternoon at 5 t Ock at in a Home East of Clover Dak. Or. Herbert had been a life Long i a int i the Doverdale common ii Ara was Well known in that Vic i Unity. Urvi Voi three sons Guy and l Hull i to Home and Ray Heri Bert of Evansville. Well Kiu in woman will to held saturday my Ning at 11 o clock from the family Quot i in charge of the Rev. Harold Mccammack. Burial will be to i in the Cloverdale cemetery. The Reed funeral Home of Clover Lala has charge of the funeral arrangements. O o a it o o a if 0 today a weather a and a local temperature a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 mostly Clou y. Possibly rain or Snow in North and rain in South por tonight or by Friday slightly War me. To nig he. Minimum 26 26 7 a. In. 26 8 a. In. 28 a a. M. 34 10 a. A. 37 11 a. M. 39 noon. 41 1 p. A 41 2 p. A. 41
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