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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - January 27, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaF % weather and warmer # the daily Baota or a it Waves for ally a All the Home news 4 United press service 4 it 4 44 0 forty seven 11 10 de for w planes id be used to i mediate Start expansion t planes planned Iida request in letter maker William b. Bankhead 4ton, Jan. 27.�?iupi�? Roosevelt today asked a $50.000,000 Emer Pri Atlon for Purchase of Bat planes for the army would be used to make c Start on the $552,000,-expension program that it previously had out Greencastle Indiana Friday january 27, 1939. No. 88 mrs. Albert Balch to head committee relatives of local woman in quake area mrs Albert Balch Bainbridge has been appointed to head a committee of local citizens for the purpose of planning 1 better Home Campaign in Putnam county. This appointment was made from the National office of better Homes in America at Purdue University which sponsors each year a nation wide Campaign to Stim elite interest in better housing conditions. Better Homes week will occur this year from april 30th to May 6th. The better Homes committee for Putnam county is planning a practical Obser Vance of the purpose a animation. Of the or Raineri Canish proclaimed Here that the Money be made immediate expenditure Ance other parts of the am will be sought later ave Ltd a request that the under the program be planes was in line with a emphasis on Speed in a americans air Power sted $50.000,000 would follows $46.442,829 air corps to buy combat accessories $1,490.071 Ial corps to provide radio Jor the planes and to pay embers and $2.067.100 department purchases armament. Dint made the request in peaker William a Bank mayor James sets aside tuesday Jan. 81 for Observance in City mrs. W. A. Shell has not heard from daughter and family 3,000 killed in this Region former miss Mary Isabelle Shelly three children and her husband in conceit Don when quake hit or. W. D. James mayor of Green Castle today issued a proclamation declaring next tuesday. Jan 31 As americanism Day in Greencastle. Quot As mayor of the City of Greencastle i or. W. D. James do hereby set aside tuesday. Jan. 31 As americanism Day in Greencastle and Call upon the entire Community to take part in the Observance. Quot the Day will be most successful As an expression of National sentiment if each citizens Aid is enlisted. It will be most successful when each person has persuaded his neighbors and friends that in these Days americanism is More important than Ever and that Greencastle is anxious to sked that the Appropria-1 express its True feeling of Ameri immediately expendable a can ism. Quot americanism Day should be regarded As a time when each person is enrolled in the real interest of americanism in an Effort to show his real concern for and interest in the solution of the nations problems. Quot the entire Day should be devoted to americanism. I urge the entire Public to Avail themselves of the advantages to be offered in the patriotism and americanism program to be held at 7 30 of clock tuesday night in Greencastle High school auditorium. Hie hem. John j. Fitzgerald widely known As an interesting and forceful speaker will talk on a am Erca ism in a changing other features of interest will be presented on the signed or. W. D. James mayor of Greencastle on this Day Jan. 26, 1939. Continue available until 0. Mixing the appropriate entire $552,000,000 be now being seeded House naval affairs and fairs committees. Edge title five tonight Winner of aet a ame in tourney Terre haute cagers representing qty in the annual to tournament will swing tonight in the final tour at Indiana state teach gymnasium in Terre to Are scheduled to take t 9 of clock this evening Winner of the Dugger a game booked for this Ridge boys won their Way ush Valley finals Touma Ici Ging victorious in the round last week end at gymnasium team county residents Are join a band of Loyal a supports in attending toe and backing the Point j Ain Ridge team has been1 ii Lyl Pic a drills this week to the dual us o and Are hopeful of bring j to the county at the an-1 let icy got under Way last Lyons dropping Flat 38 Brazil winning Over 32 to 23. And Decker Eli cars Meyer Terre haute hearing for John Spencer is reset the hearing of Tho statutory charge against John Spencer former town Marshall of Roachdale and later a resident of North Jackson township this county which was origin ally set for today at the time of his arraignment was reset for february 23, to give Spencer time to arrange for an attorney. It is understood j Kivett amp Kivett of Martinsville Havo been approached in the matter. Much concern was Felt today by a Greencastle resident Over the safety of her daughter and family in the earthquake stricken area in Chile. Mrs. W. A. Shelly 220 Hillsdale Avenue in Northwood a former resident of South America has not received word from her daughter mrs. Bertrand Harismendy in Concepcion Chile since the devastating quake struck Early this week. Press reports have estimated the dead at 3,000 at the big port and naval base in Concepcion it was believed that it would be impossible to have official word concerning the Harismendy family for several Days since All communications were destroyed by the earthquake. Mrs. Shelly said she expected to have information rushed Here by air mail As soon As conditions Are restored to such a state to permit resumption of communications. Besides her daughter mrs. Shelly s three grandchildren and her son in Law Bertrand Harismendy. Were in Concepcion at the time the chilean earthquake hit. Mrs. Harismendy was formerly Isabelle Shelly. 24 excise police to be dismissed menus forum met thursday the men s forum of the first Christian Church held its first meeting of 1939 in the Church basement thursday evening. Following a dinner served by the Host committee an interesting program of music and a splendid address by or. Russell Al j expander publicity director of de Alva Bryan of Greencastle Pauw University was presented. Or. J. Given a indefinite Alexander Drew from his experience leave on newspaper staff work to show the methods by which news of world in was former sheriff Here port Ince is conveyed speedily to the local publications. He closed his message with illustrations of the human interest Side of the news that Only the reporter sees. In a dramatic Way he told the Story of a yet unsolved Quot murder mystery Quot to which he was assigned several years ago telling How each Alue led to a dead end. The meeting was the first under the leadership of the new officers of the forum with Harold Stewart president presiding. The attendance exceeded fifty. Reduction made necessary shrinking of funds available by Franco to restore order in Barcelona ordered All members of legendary a fifth column to report tier cubs ready for tour i Battle local cagers to collide with Jeffersonville tonight Greencastle Tiger cubs this morning took off for Jeffersonville where they Are hopeful of turning the tables tonight on a highly touted Jeffersonville. Basketball team. The a a devils of Jeffersonville have established an enviable record this season compiling 13 consecutive Victo ins. Despite the perfect Mark the Tiger cubs Are anxious to undertake the difficult assignment. In past years the Tiger cubs have been Able to set Back Jeffersonville teams regarded As potent As this years edition of the devils. The cubs left Greencastle shortly after 10 of clock this morning and expect to arrive in the Southern Indian i City in time to rest before swinging into action. Several local fans left Early this afternoon to be present for tussle. Evacuation of cities ordered u be May have been found a ire wls., Jan. 27.�? William g. Doem mercy a search bacteriologist an a the discovery of a ism which he believes is cause of cancer and said menting with a treatment few cases has halted the Quot Gresson. T Bank robbers a Polis ind., Jan. 27.�? tek lace announced today arrested a suspect in the Dup of the Mackey state Day and that Hank Robes will be placed against Power of England f Hose time when nationalists and italian Alujes were celebrating years ago Greencastle aha Christie landed from t new York was stationed Ham Bay naval station d soon to be mustered out ice. Lieut. Roy Brackney at new York. Dents recital in music Hall Abrams played the her Gavotte by Beckner. London Jan 27, a British leaders today chose a time when Spanish nationalists and their italian allies were celebrating the fall of Barcelona for speeches of unusual directness. Sir Samuel Hoare. Home Secretary announced that the British Empire was invincible a fact he urged the world to Ponder. Anthony Eden Farmer foreign minister who. It has been said will soon re enter the government told another audience that it was of vital interest to the British that no foreign Power establish itself in Spain. Quot let the world Ponder the Power of the British Empire an Empire so Strong it cannot be Defeated Quot Hoare told a mass meeting in Swansea Wales last night. He described the empires strength on the seas and to the air adding Quot particularly let those Ponder who say we have grown weary with age i and feeble in Power a saturday. Prime minister Chamberlain will speak at Birmingham and it was reported that he would announce great Britiany a Solidarity with France in Case of any unprovoked act of aggression from any source against France. Chamberlains speech will precede by 48 hours that of Chancellor Adolf Hitler to the Ger Ryan Reich Stag and May be designed to influence hit herbs speech. Threat of disease and famine is acute in Southern earthquake area Santiago Chile Jan. 27. Up a Imedla e evacuation of five cities was ordered by the Cabinet today As the threat of disease and famine be Oxinio acute in the Southern Chile earthquake area. Orders were issued to army authorities to see that All inhabitants of chilian san Carlos Linares. Spir ral and Caus genes were sent into the Countryside and that injured persons were sent northward by air plane motor truck or Railroad train. Strict martial Law was enforced throughout the earthquake zone. United press staff correspondents in the zone advised that five looters already had been executed before firing squads four at Peng and one in the Public Square at Conception. The Cabinet called Congress t o meet in emergency season tuesday. All army leaves throughout the country were cancelled and officers and men were ordered to report to their commands for earthquake Relief duty. All government and municipal motor transport in the Santiago area was ordered concentrated in the Cousino Park today to be sent to Linares which has been made the Relief Center for the earthquake zone. It was announced that no private persons would be permitted to go South without special ministry of Interior passports certifying that the bearer was taking food for 10 Days with him. This ruling was made necessary by the clamor of frenzied relatives of persons missing in the j earthquake zone. Special staffs were tub Lyburd on i four Barcelona Jan. 27. A up a nationalist authorities ordered All members of the legendary a fifth column of fascists who had operated secretly in Barcelona since the beginning of the civil War. To report to Central Headquarters today and Aid in establishing order. Troops and food trucks poured into the City in the Wake of the Advance units which captured it yesterday and word was awaited of the arrival of Generalissimo Francisco Franco for a triumphant formal entry. Brig. Gen. Eliseo Alvarez under Secretary of Public order in the nationalist government Junta was named chief of All services civil and military in the newly occupied area. As the orders went out for members of the a fifth column to report to the authorities this morning for immediate duty Gen. Alvarez also broadcast orders by radio that engineers must report to the Telephone building ready to restore full telephonic communication and that All former naval officers and men in the Barcelona area must report for duty. Arrangements were made to celebrate masses at All churches. In All the City Only one Church had been opened under the loyalist regime nationalist authorities said. This one was for basques. The people of the City seemed glad that it was All Over. They eagerly awaited the food trucks which nationalist authorities had been concentrating in nearby towns for Days. Tulp ready for the occupation. Officers 1 of the occupation Force soon confirmed. By visiting Homes of relatives and friends that the food shortage had been severe. Larders contained Little but scattered tins of sardines along with Beans lentils and stale bread. The work of organizing the City administration proceeded rapidly. A mayor and a City Council already had been named when the insurgents marched in. Hundreds of civil guards were among the first to enter. They took Over the police work. Within a few hours members of the a fifth column of under cover fascists were reporting for duty wearing civilian clothes but with rifles which had been hidden since the be the name of Alva Bryan of Greencastle. Former sheriff of Putnam county appears on the list of 24 excise police who on january 31, will be Given a in definite leaves of this action amounts to a dismissal from the Force and it is half of the number of excise police who have been operating in Indiana. The reduction of personnel is made necessary by a shrinking of the funds available for the operation of the excise department. Or. Bryan began his work with the excise department soon after the close of his term of office As sheriff at the time John t. Sutherlin became sheriff. Hugh a. Barnhart excise administrator warned that much of the enforcement of the excise Law will now be in the hands of the county and City police forces. The operations of excise police officers apparently have been confined to matters connected with the collection of excise fees solely. What arrests have been made by them in Putnam county have been of persons who had not paid those fees some of them operating stills and Selling their product without a permit from the excise department and others bootlegging the product of others stills. Their coming into the county has. In the past discouraged local officers in the enforcement of the excise Law and the state police have not concerned themselves particularly with it apparently but the Little excise work that has been done in this county could very easily have been attended to by these other police officers. There has been an overlapping of duties it would appear. And. In fact there has been an impression Here that the excise department did not desire local officers taking a hand in the enforcement of the excise Law. State that Romig former de Paiit student graduates and former part time students of Asbury and Depauw University have attained a place in the Public Eye in various ways. At Indianapolis it was stated that ii. Daniel Romig whose wife was murder i by blows from a Hammer is a former Depauw Stu Lent. On the registrar s lists at the administration building of Depauw there appears a Harold Dan Romig Amigos. who was Here during the first and second semesters of the 29-30 school year. There appears to be Little or no recollection of him on the Depauw Campus. Romig had been employed in a restaurant in an Indianapolis store but is now in line to inherit a Large share of his wealthy wife a estate. Intr0dice resolutions on relatives republicans Are striking at governor Townsend and his son Max expect to pass Resolution Senate committee studies testimony of try Star concerning tournaments Daladier is Given vote of confide mice paved was for vast military program to defend colonial Empire baptismal font to be dedicated several Hariles and Small children Are to be christened sunday Paris. Jan. 27. Up it an overwhelming vote of Confidence by the chamber of deputies cleared the Way to a for Premier edouard Daladier a vast military expansion program. Designed 1 to defend Frances colonial Empire a and keep Spain free of domination by Italy. Opposed Only by socialist and communists who were voting not against the gov ramen to a foreign policy of a defense of the but in protest against its failure to throw open the Border and Rush arms to beleaguered loyalist Spain. Daladier won a majority of 360 to 234 on the vital phases of his program. He plans to strengthen the land sea and air forces hurriedly until they Are equal to any neighbouring country a. The chamber reached a vote on the foreign policy late last night after seven Days debate and after foreign minister Georges Bonnet had made a housing defense of it in the Light of latest developments including the fall of Barcelona to the Spanish nationalists and agitation in Italy for the Conquest of French colonies bordering the Mediterranean the policy As outlined by Daladier an 1 Bonnet was �1� defense of All colonies against an aggressor �2� non intervention in the Spanish War hut based on a firm determination by France and great Britain to free Spain and the Western Mediterranean of All a a foreign influences As soon As the Spanish War ends. The almost unprecedented vote of approval by the chamber was interpreted As expressive of the feeling 4 a a on tin tied on Phi pc twin Oil work Glose to Putnam county lease of 5,000 acres adjoining this county recorded at Spencer Gobin memorial methodist Church will dedicate a new a baptismal font sunday january 29 at a Twilight membership service to be held in the Sanctuary at 4 00 p. M. The Lovely font made of the finest quartered Oak was built by the craftsmen of the Manitowoc Church furniture company of Wun Kesha Wiscons n. The font is presented to the Church by the Keystone Bible class and will be placed within the Chancel on the North Side of the Sanctuary. The font not Only constitutes a notable addition to the Church treasure or ecclesiastical Art. But. Above All. Adds dignity and Beauty to Tho ministration of the sacrament of baptism. A Beautiful dedicatory service has been planned including the christening of several babies and Small children. The pastor will use a Rose Bud for the christening of each child and will give to each one the Rose Bud with which it was baptized together with a Beautiful Booklet entitled. A the child in the Church. A there will be a Nice class of adults to be baptized 1 and received into the membership of the Church. Announcement his been made that parents i h children to be Chr stench Are invited to bring them to the Church next sunday at 4 00 p. M. Indianapolis ind. Jun. 27.�? up a Republican legislators were ready today to introduce in both houses resolutions striking at gov. M. Clifford Townsend and his son Max who is director of the live Stock License fund in the division of agriculture. The resolutions will order Heads of state departments to submit to the legislature the names of relatives on the state payrolls. Republicans expected to pm ass the re Oculi it a in the House where they hold a two vote margin but the democratic majority in the Senate was prepared to vote it Down. Decision to sponsor the resolutions was made after the democratic Senate majority had refused to remove from committee a Republican sponsored measure to prohibit nepotism in Indiana. Meanwhile the Senate labor committee was ready to report out without recommendation an amended measure providing for higher rates of workmen a compensation. Three important changes made by the committee were 1. Establish a a minimum weekly compensation of $1001 and a maximum of $20.90 As compared with the present minimum of $8.80 and a maximum of $16 50. The Bill originally called for a minimum of $16.50 an i a maximum of $24.65. 2. Establish $10.500 As the maximum Benefit to be paid survivors of persons killed or injured permanently during employment. 3. Put a a 64-week ceiling on payments for temporary disability when impairment benefits also arc being paid. A House committee was studying the constitutionality of rep. Glenn a. Markland s Bill to abolish bar examinations Ami permit graduates of accredited Law colleges to begin practising immediately. Markland claimed that the examinations which now Are being studied by a special committee appointed by the supreme court Are a unfair and he read a letter from a circuit court judge who said the examinations were too difficult even for men with several years of Ihu i that Fiance should resist All aspirations by italian Premier Benito mus jaw practice Solini in the Mediterranean red sea opponents of the and North Africa by arms if necessary. But with the Hope of being Able to keep the peace. I i a socialists under the leadership of j former Premier Leon Blum Advocat a red the calling of a world peace consolidation conference in an attempt to Settle outstanding problems and curb the terrific costs of armaments it was believed that Daladier and Bonnet might soon adopt Blum a plan and take the initiative in it if any other nations show signs of considering it seriously. Such a conference would Endeavor to Settle the Spanish War in ii Strib Bill including i in a i Oiin Sale Stii Iirilli introduction of Bill in legislature is Given one of the causes 4 a i a tul slice i �$�1 sheriff of Ivory county has wreck crashed automobile in a after delivering prisoner to i Arm Laurl owners of Southwest Putnam county Are interested in the leasing of More than 5,000 acres of land in Harrison township adjoining Southwest Putnam for Oil exploration purposes. The leases were recorded at Spencer county seat of Owen. Thursday by a California Oil company j Ujj Jaq Kaiet they arc on 48 tracts of land. More program planned tuesday leases Are to be made in that Vicinity j _ soon. I the 4.h achievement program of r m. Hobbs sheriff of Perry county and residing at the county sea Cannelton on the Ohio River crashed his automobile in Cloverdale it noon yesterday while starting Home from delivering a prisoner at the adults j penal farm <3t Putnamville. Sheriff Hobbs reporte to he so r planning to unite with the Church by letter or profession of Faith will he iffy a office Here that he slowed his most cordially Welcome at this ser-1 Speed to not More than 15 Miles an vice it i hour at the North corporation line. In Road 43. Hut driving Down the incline in the town he encounter <1 1 this is the first recording of leases putrtlj11 county will be head next tuesday. January 31, beginning at 7 30 of clock. There will be a program 8 a a province in Northwest Owen county others having been for land in the Southwest part. This latest development brings the Oil exploration work close to Putnam county and As it covers land which is very much like that in Putnam it May be expected that leasing will be asked in this county also although no statement to that effect has been made by Oil companies. Of stunts including a performance by the ramp Creek Ramblers headed by Ralph Spencer who put on a skit that is full of foolishness but very entertaining. Cups medals and p is will be awarded at the meeting for achievements of the individual members and of teams during the past year. That introduction into the state leg a Ture of a Hill intended to establish a Flat rate for automobile licenses is one of Tho. Causes assign Al at the Putnam county Auto Branch in Greencastle. For the sudden sluggishness in the local License Sale. Mrs. Mcferrin. In charge of Tho Branch Agency said that yesterday Only one or two sets of plates were sold. She said it is apparent that car owners who have not yet bought their 1939 Are marking time to see Whit is done about the reduction of the Cost of plates. They have until March 1 to make their purchases anyway. But the proposed change in the Price of the plates docs not contemplate any Chungo becoming effective this year it has been pointed out. 0 0 0 o 0 0 00000 0 today a weather 0 0 and 0 0 local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 fair tonight follow i by increasing Patch of inc which Hail no coders cloudiness saturday with Snow or on i and went into a spin. He said rain in North portion not quite so to saw another car App Oach Liq c id late tonight rising temperature which was skidding on inc on Road 43, saturday and in an Effort to get out of that cards Way. He May have touched h s brakes lightly he said although he did not know he d d so. Anyway his car whirled a around twice Ami then crashed into a tree in front of on of the churches on West main str it. His car was badly wrecked and the officer continued his trip Homo on the Monon train. To was driving a 37 Chevrolet coach. 1 18. 20 18 8 a. M. 20 9 a. A. 24 10 a. M. 27 11 a. M.30 12 noon. .32 1 p. M. 35 2 p
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