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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - January 25, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaA a a 1 weather 4 v and warmer 4 a a. 44440 daily Banister a it Waves for Alum 4 All the Home news a 4 4 United press service 4 �4444444444440 forty Indiana wednesday january 25, 1939. No. Station issued at incl ties. M wok and Vinit kid close to two ordinance it of. City health off if methods now in i non lasting close to two Castle City Council i Silay evening and the a ill some visitors who to m tile Council Cham ver Hosely but took no the passage of the ice. Of. T started immediately Proval of the minutes of meeting and the Pas claim ordinance. A James brought up if outside toilets in cer i tin City and intimated Oil to find some sort of i method of ridding the f the population of the and resulting from their Tetter in charge of the ministration a a Campaign sanitary privies used Lively in Putnam invitation of the wit i him were Robert the engineering depart state Hoard of health ill King an assistant by director. All of these my the subject of Public Quot Ling their remarks Par word the matter of the Sal of sewage material said that in Greencastle j r. Using need for sower n Ion and the subset Ltd governments sanitary a he sort now being used the City. He said it is an engineering stand ing the sewage matter a a i which has its own pm. Into the City a main h has its disposal Plant Muhia Street by the use jumps. The Extension of system into the area Ini Street would require in of the sewers them a pumping station to alter into the main Rys could he a very extensive he said. Mccoy City health offi the maintenance of sur Ivy sch Are. He said a Contd source of typhoid on. With possible deaths f prestige by the City. A a superintendent of the d Plant talked upon of the project. He said i to time ago disclosed a a Liture of $3.600 would t to install a pump to rib Wood sewage into the sewers. Shea assured the Mem Council that they would Oral backing of the put medical society in any i might take to eradicate Ion cd form of toilets n Neal Welch. Starr Stoner All participated Ion. More or less som a or a prodding from the Ever. The general trend us was that the int i thrust upon them in and that they were not to any action at All. The audience spoke of which Are draining into in the City one person titular reference to Resi Artiea on South College Mph Hostetter said a surer so ago showed the sex of some 350 open vaults me 75 or 100 of the Feder Ltd a sanitary toilets had Hod which now Cost $24. Marshall Abrams talks at Anderson kiwanis meet Marshall Abrams of this City former governor of kiwanis in the Indiana District gave an a nip ration ail address to members of the Anderson kiwanis club at their noon luncheon monday in the Anderson y. M. C. A. Quot the futility of Shadow boxing Quot was the subject of his talk. He discussed the a us of getting Down to work and cooperation in sound reason no to repel influences of present economic disturbances. The speech eloquently dealt with present Day in a National and National problems and advocated that kiwanis should continue their policy of support of sound thinking. Disastrous earthquake struck Chile Schricker tells of Book Racket told investigation committee it was Racket because of monopoly report great Al a t e k i a l damage and tragic loss of life Small towns destroyed fires burning in some cities rail Road communication was halted Santiago Chile. Jan. 25�?<up a radio Amateur in Conception who got his set working today after the earthquake said he believed 2.000 were dead in the City and 40 per cent of the houses destroyed. Indianapolis ind., Jan. 25upit a the present system of adopting textbooks in Indiana is a Racket in that it sets up a monopoly Quot . Henry f. Schricker told the Senate Book investigating committee last night. Quot any system which gives one Hook company a monopoly on a certain Type of Book for five years to the exclusion of All others is a Mckee. I had no intention of implying anything else Quot he said. Schricker who stepped Down from the Senate Rostrum Jan. 11 and called upon members to adopt a Resolution for the investigation and branded the system a Quot Racket Quot told members of the committee he would be in favor of revamping the adoption system entirely. He said he believed members of the state Board of education were in favor of a multiple adoption system for All books. Quot As Long As we adopt books the Wuy we do now there is going to be a lot of heat on the Board of education in Indiana Quot Schricker said. Quot i Hope you will recommend a change to a multiple adoption in answer to a question by senator Thurman a. Biddinger. Marion. Republican. Regarding charges of graft Schricker said that Only on me Occas on did a Book Salesman map Picoch Quot him. The agent said his com it any Quot might be interested in my future if a certain Book were adapted. That company has never received a contract. Schricker declared. The most common irregularity practice by Book concerns is a certain amount of Quot bootlegging Quot done by d appointed companies which strive to induce schools to use books other than those on the state adoption lists. This evil would be overcome by a multiple adoption Schricker pointed out. He also said he hoped the commit to Wouita push a recommendation that the rental system be Mode statewide. A the system of having the boards buy the books and rent them at 25 per cent of the wholesale Price has saved parents a lot of Money in places where it is practice Quot the lieutenant governor said Quot it also of Viales the difficulty encountered under multiple adoption of having to change books when it is necessary to move to another part of the state with regard to the personnel of the Board itself Schricker indicated that he might favor a different system of selection. In answer to a question by senator Biddinger. Who ask Eil if he thought too much Power a a on two years ago Greencastle a. R. Elected miss Lank Regent mass Minnie wll ording Secretary. Miss Elk with treasurer. Mrs Stewart historian. Corn stalk Valley i Fred family entertained about monday evening. The s spent in playing games in jr., was driving a new iter. Rawley. With the 52nd train landed at new a is return from service in a Cappella choir to sing tuesday to appear on americanism program at High school auditorium the popular a Cappella choir of Greencastle High school will appear on the special americanism program to be presented next tuesday in the High school auditorium by the local american legion Post and the elks Lodge. It was announced today. Prof. B. W. Bergethon will direct t he choir in its appearance next week. The choir has a a Large following in the Community and it is believed that its addition to the program will result in bringing out Many More residents for the unusual presentation. The Hon. John j. Fitzgerald. Terre haute attorney and widely known As a speaker will headline the program he will use Quot americanism in s changing world Quot As the theme of his address. The Public in general is invited to attend the americanism feature. No admission will be charged. Gross income tax revision recommended House Silt it Ommittee began studying suggestions today to retort by Jan. 31. Santiago Chile. Jan. 25.�? up a an earthquake of disastrous intensity struck Southern Chile shortly before Midnight last night. Reports poured into the capital today of great material damage and tragic loss of life. Some Small towns were deported destroyed. Fires were burning in some cities it was indicated. Fragmentary reports to the government gave a total of 100 known dead a few hours after the quake. But Many towns in the zone were Cut off from All communication and had not been heard from. The ministry of Interior placed the tal Caruano zone. 250 Miles South of Santiago under a state of siege As reports were received of 14 known dead there including four seamen at the naval base. Sixty seven were known wounded and it was asserted that on fourth of the City of tal Caruano was destroyed. The director general of electric services ordered All Amateur radio stations to put themselves at the orders of local authorities immediately in order to set up an emergency communication net work As Telegraph anti Telephone wires were 1 Down Over a great part of the earthquake zone. Government authorities feared it would be several Days before the real extent of the disaster was known. It was feared that the go latest loss of life Woultz prove to have been in Small communities far from communication centers. Soon after the Shock Telephone authorities reported the towns of Parral Angol anti Paula Cheque had been destroyed. Parral anti Angol Are close together about 250 Miles Outh of Santiago. Paula Cheque lies another 150 Miles to the South. Twelve persons were known dead in Early reports from Concepcion. 10 Miles across the Bay from tal Caruano. Unconfirmed reports sail that on fourth of the business District was destroyed and at tal Caruano naval base a fire could be seen burning in the City. Railroad officials received advice hat Railroad communication was halted South of Linares 170 Miles South of Santiago because the quake had spread rails. Six provinces. Talca. Maul. Nuble. Concepcion Bobio and Cautin with it Cuntin Ucil on in Iii two a swallowed Here is the 21-ton flying boat Cavalier of the Imperial airways that crashed Down on the Atlantic and was swallowed in 10 minutes while in route from new York to Bermuda. Ice in the carburettors was believed to have made the ship drop to the Ocean. American and British officials have started investigations to determine disaster s cause. Troops ready to enter Barcelona France rushed contingents to its Frontier to control refugees impeachment f Perkins considered London Jan. 25. Up the British Cruiser Devonshire wired the admiralty to Jay from Cak Letas 20 Miles above Barcelona on lie Spanish coast a the fall of Barcelona is Perignat French Spanish Frontier Jan. 25.�? Ulm a Spanish nationalist troops were massed in the Barcelona suburbs today and awaited the order to occupy the City. Loyalist troops and scores of thousands of civilian refugees streamed toward Northern Catalonia and the French Frontier and the United states Cruiser Orn Ilia waited at Caloetas. 20 Miles up the coast to embark americans. Nationalist units arrived in the Southern and southwestern suburbs of Barcelona last night. Today they worked their Way cautiously northward and northeastward hoping to Force the loyalists out and occupy it without the necessity for a fight that would do further damage to Spain a largest City. France rushed Strong troop contingents to its Frontier to make ready for any mass inflow of refugees. Danger of International incidents increase i. At 2 a. M. Today a loyalist Pursuit plane anti a nationalist bombing plane fought for half in hour Over the Village of forming heres France and terrorized the population. The nationalist piano escaped Only by dropping its five bombs on the outskirts of the Village. Miss Perkins probably will be Given Opportunity to answer charges truck driven on Railroad Washington. Jan. 25 up a the House judiciary committee meets today to Consi Jer a Resolution sicking the impeachment of Secretary of labor Frances Perkins and two other labor department offi Ciali. Rep. Emanuel Celler. D., n. Y., ranking Democrat on the committee announced that he would ask the committee to summon miss Perkins to a Cpl to charges made by rep. J. Parnell Thomas a. N. J. Thomas introduced a Resolution yesterday charging miss Perkins immigration commissioners James l. Houghteling anti solicitor Gerald Reilly with a High crimes and misdemeanours in violation of the Constitution and Laws of the United chairman Hatton w. Sumners. D., tex., of the judiciary committee refund to discuss the Resolution except to say that he would a see what the committee wants to Celler said miss Perkins probably woul l be Given an Opportunity to answer the charges. A i think she ought to be called a he said. A i think All the charges Are politically devised by the minority to create havoc and dissension. But nevertheless i feel that they Are too serious to Thomas alleged that the three officials a did wilfully unlawfully and conspire Confederate and agree to defraud the government by two Loc Al people Start rabies treatment township workers to help Farmers detailed information of aaa program will be Given All attending the Ici Ness of highways was attributed As the cause for the no attendance of Farmers at the new Maysville meeting lust evening for the purpose of explaining the aaa program to agriculturists of that part of the county. The meeting was not held although county farm agent Grimes and office Secretary Vernon Gardner drove there to address it. At no. 10 school in Madison township county chairman Ora Day and committee member Philip Hutcheson held a meeting at which the attendance was Small but the interest Good. A county meeting of township chairmen was held in the court House Here All Day tuesday for the purpose of imparting information to the workers in connection with their work. These township workers will before Long meet the Farmers of their respective areas in township meetings lasting several Days at which each individual Farmer attending will receive detailed information about his own farm according to the program for his farm As worked out for him by the committee. Which in turn will follow the Federal regulations. Two local persons a Man anti a la Gay. Today Start d to undergo special treatment following a report from the state Veteran Union Laboratory of the Indiana Board of health that the dog which bit them last week end was suffering rabies. Or. W. M. Mcgaughey received the positive report late monday and in two pleasant Garden men drive ahead of fast mail train a plea of guilty was Mado by Fred Holsapple of pleasant Garden to the charge of Public Intorica Ion. Whin he appeared before judge Courtland c. Gillen of the Putnam c Cuit court. Wednesday morning. The offence occurred tuesday evening. According to the affidavit which was signed by Edward Maddox chief of police of Greenow Stylc. He was fined $25 chief Maddox was called upon by the prosecuting attorney Albert e. Wiilliams. To relate the circumstances attending the arrest of Holsapple. The chief said he and the City police officers were called last evening about 6 of clock to the Twigg filling station on South Locust Street where they found him. He had been ejected from the Pennsylvania Railroad station by the agent. Or. Maddox said on the witness stand in court. Wednesday morning. Holsapple said he had come to Greencastle the evening before with a not in named Matthews on the latter struck. The chief of pci1 ice said that tuesday evening three or n. All of pleasant gardens drove the Light truck onto the Pennsylvania track at the Gardner ice Plant and headed West Down the track toward Home. They stopped at the Railroad station to let Holsapple got out. Ami while they were there the fast weit bound train pulled in. But that did not deter the remaining two men driving onto the truck with their truck again which they drove electing and refusing to enforce on West on the track to the Allen the immigration Laws in the Case of Harry Bridges who was born in Austral led the 1934 san Francisco general strike and now is Pacific coast regional director of the Congress of Industrial organizations. Miss Perkins said she a welcomed the introduction of the Resolution and shall ask for an immediate hearing. So that Congress and through it the american Public May be fully acquainted with the True the Resolution first attempt to impeach a new Deal Cabinet officer was referred to the judiciary com mediately Marshall Tainey and tru Mittee without debate. Thomas is a member of the Dies committee which investigated in american activities last session. Van Siw cry son of or. And mrs a Dean Sillery of 212 North Street victims of the mad dog. Were informed of the dogs condition and started the routine treatment. Or. Turney resident of West of place All 1h>gs in Chi it Greencastle is employed at Tho Midwest crushed Stone co. Dale Entrance drive where they left the rails and crossed Over to the Manhattan Road going into the ditch just As they reached the Highway getting on the Road they went on Home. The fast mail was Only a minute or so behind them As the drove away from the Grcen Cas 1 re Road station but the train did not Over take them nor did they interfere with its Progress it is said local police officers Aid Forthm proceedings in to iat phas of h Case would rest with the Railroad company. It is said a charge of tres pass could be brought Aga not tin men. Summon Rei listau a to Convene Monda adult class to meet men and women interested in consumer education will meet tonight at 7 30 of clock in the vocational building. This meeting is particularly important since the program for the remainder of the course will lie planned in detail at this meeting. Under to Day quarantine a quarantine on All dogs in Putnam county for the next 60-Day period was announced today by the county health office. It was explained that the quarantine Likely would be extended to 90 Days. A fall dogs must be kept on a Leash during this quarantine period Quot the health officer Suid. Hitler will make important speech and examine existing tension l r. H. In. Lont Den carried slate for hoofs of two older Public buildings in Greencastle one Greencastle Cit zen or Henry b. Longden has been deeply interested in the wrecking of the old Putnam county jail because with it Wen one of the two remaining landmarks in Greencastle which he As a youth aided in erecting. The oth a and sole survivor is the old third Ward school building. Or. Longden recalled recently with much interest his part in the erection of the two buildings. He said he carried the heavy slate shingles to the roofs of the two buildings. He was a Young Man attending old As Bury College at the time Tho build Berlin. Jan. 25. Up the Reich Stag was summoned today to meet Jan. 30. The sixth anniversary of the nazi accession to Power. It will hear an important speech from Reich fuehrer Adolph Hitler. It was understood that an a a examination of the tension existing Between Germany and the United Stutz Quot would be a High Point of the speech Hitler has not worked our his speech even in rough Drift but it Ings went up and to did these jobs to was believed in authoritative Quad mention possibility of enacting state sales tax to replace Gross ii Obj Indianapolis. Ind., Jan 25.�? Iupe the state Senate today passed 41 to 4. An election Law revision measure provi Ihm for Central counting of ballots while the House was advancing to the passage a Tage a Bill outlawing the Iloo Aier democratic a two percent club. Tills would bring the Republican sponsored Bill within the provisions of the corrupt practices act which virtually would abolish it. Indianapolis ind. Jan 25 up a a House sub committee today began studying suggested revisions to Indiana a Gross income tax Law with instructions to report its findings and recommendations to the full ways a and Means committee Jan. 31. The study group named following a tempestuous Public hearing during which More than 50 representative of retainers contended they Are being a taxed out of business a is composed of reps. Elam y. Guernsey. A. Bedford. George w. Henry r. Bloomington and Warren b. Me Afee d., Hobart. Possibility of enacting a state sales tax to replace the Gros income tax was mentioned repeatedly during the hearing one suggestion was made that the Assembly enact a net income tax. Modelled after the Federal Law to replace the Gross tax. Retailers apparently were in general Accord that a reduction in the tax rate from the present one per cent to one half of one per cent with a lowering of the exemption from $3.000 to $1.000, was the solution to their problem. Rep. Charles y. Foster. A. Carmel a member of the committee asked Why Tho tax could not be passed on to the consumer in the form of higher prices. This is impossible they replied because of a Cut Throat Quot Competition which in Many instances has reduced their margin of profit to one per cent or less. Foster Sugg sted that a Law be passed making it mandatory to pass the tax on to the consumer. There was loud applause from the spectators. Subsequent witnesses declared however that such a Law would be a form of sales tax and that the i Public is not in the mood to accept a sales tax. Several oth it is asserted that a general sales tax would be the Only solution. Clarence a. Jackson director of the income tax division stated that Small Independent merchants woo ild be in a higher exemption than the $3,000 provided now. Jackson Opla Ned that the reduced rate would not protect Small merchants from Chain store Competition because the chains would be paying the same rate the exemption is the method by which the Small retailers on i Iipp tymm Bee keepers to meet thursday evening from the office of the county farm agent David l. Grimes has been issued a Call for u meeting of the Bee keepers of Putnam county to be held at 7 30 of clock thursday evening of this week in tin office of the county agent. The discussion on Bee keepers problems and the management of bees will be held by James 11 starkly Secretary of the indu Yna Bee keeper a association. All Bee keepers Are urged to attend this meeting. A i 9 9 to help pay his College expenses. He said before going to St. Petersburg a few weeks ago that he regretted to see part of has real handicraft destroyed. Or. Longden said he carried the most of the slate used on the two roofs up a Long ladder in a a a Hod a a device with which the present generation is not. Very familiar. Slate is extremely heavy and or. Long n. Although a healthy youngster at that time made Many trips up and Down the ladders to the roofs of the two buildings both of which Art Throe stories in height. Ters that there would be no polemics in the course of an Quot examination Quot in which there will be direct references to american secret Ary of the Interior Harold s. To pcs and senator key Pittman. Chairman of the United states Senate foreign affairs committee. Hitler s speech was expected to be entered on foreign policies. In addition to discussing relay Iona with the United states it was understood that a would talk about the problems of Southeast Europe and to continued heal Jyh of Tho Rome Ber Lin Axis. 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 today a weather 9 and 9 local temperature 99999999999 fair and continued cold tonight thursday increasing Clou lines probably Snow in Northwest portion slowly rising temperature. Minimum. 18 6 h in ,. 17 7 a. M. 18 8 a. A. 17 d a. A. 19 10 a. A. 23 11 a. A. 25 12 noon. 27 1 p m. I. 30 2 p. In. 30
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