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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - July 6, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaR a a a Cut i the my ii continued warm a a $ a a a a a the daily Banner Foj a United press service All the Home news ,l,4, 4, f f it Waves for All a forty seven Irke cantle Indiana Tell Kasday Hia i. A Wood sed Fields a red cutting Tito Kurt it Fork ii at delayed meet no. W wednesday in Elt mits tilt anted Quot new big a to i Erie Teil in Kurtli j we Wiinie other improvements t . The til weeds North Wood Ejrain iwcitw1 before the City Council a evening. There is a five weeds in that area so by reported to the Council whte hould. Be Cut. To says he Cutich weeds his place and a for 60 jts it Back from his Une some one Rise s land anti he thinks the City should help. They Are tall weeds and scatter woe to Hay fever a a sufferers Over the entire neighbourhood its reported. They grow in improve lots most which belong to eth Northwood development company the Council was told. Some Way will be sought to Cut these Weed will it involving the City government in Weed cutting for All private owners in the City if possible. Leona to i he presented the claim ordinance. Councilman Gwinn Ensign move the claims be approved and count Nan Stoner seconded the motion a which was adopted by the Council. The Matt additional signs to be placed City streets to curb speeding. Ivas referred to the Board Quot 1 Public works Carl sky is appeared before the Council pm 11 11 request that the City Street men help the soft Ball ass 1 elation gel the Diamond at the Robe Ann Park in condition for the pending series games and to replace i four 1500 Watt lamp bulbs which arc not Kunot Ling. The bulbs Cost approximately $4.25 each he said. The Council a cd i sced in the request motion by councilman Neal. Council it in Ensign again presented the Tofee the sweeping the North and East sides the Public Square. Sunday morning. He had brought tip the matter at a previous Mettler but no Progress had been made. He described tin accumulation Trach those flocks. And also Franklin one Block East from Indiana As furnishing a deplorable sight sunday morning. He moved the Board Public works take up the matter �an1 the motion duly seconded wan adopted. Among the building permits asked for were several for structures already built among Quot these petitions was one from Marshall Abrams to erect a $6 000 House in Northwood Bruce Sha Ion asked permit to built Cut ii Vicil i Nitro to Ltd fireman s automobile damaged by fire while the Chevrolet Sedan James Shoemaker 120 North first Street Torre haute a c to fireman was a ked in front the automobile License Bianch the North cide the Square la c wednesday a the noon it was discovered to be fire and the City truck was called. They sen extinguished the by aze which started under the dash. The wiring and some the finish the cowl was damaged by the Blaze. 3 lie owner the car said they Smeil cd burning rubber for some time before the Blaze was discovered. Monetary Powers Are restored Senate by four vote margin sustained president Roosevelt Bill to be Sion de Toda opponents contend it is illegal Blit admit there in no Way to i Rove it . Smith prefers staying in jail v if in bus it sex president Wool ii have to Ltd face w it est Iommi Baton Rouge la., july 6 up me Monroe Smith evaded Jue stoning about the Finan see in. At Louisiana state uni Silty today by staying in the East m Ron. E Parish jail where he is immune from arrest by Orleans pariah n w Orleans authorities. Thra Elf Riendau separately offered to put up 160.000 to bail him out the local jail where he is held a $100,000 embezzlement charge but when he Learned that Orleans authorities we cd waiting with a detainer to question him about another missing $400,000 he said a i guess ill stay a . Further Ciai Ven Baton Washington july 6 up. President Roosevelt his prestige bolstered by a major Victory Over con arcs Sonal foes signs today the monetary conference report restoring his Power to further devalue the doll a. The Treasury which manages the Money program included in the Bill delayed announcing its plans pending i. Roosevelt a signature. The report approved late yesterday by the Senate by a four vote margin will be sent to the White House Early this afternoon after vice president John n. Garner and speaker William b. Bankhead have signed it. The president was expected to sign it at once so the $2.000.000 000 stabilization fund can be put Back into operation in Case raids the Dollar. In addition to the devaluation authority and the stabilization fund the report extends Treasury Purchase foreign Silver at the world Market Price and sets the log Jor domestically mined Silver at 71.1 cents an ounce. Regulations already have been prepared by the Treasury to put the new Silver Price into effect and the stabilization fund will be operated As usual. It was killed for six Days by i filibuster Republican and Conser native democratic senators. Opponents the presidents devaluation authority still contended that the legality the Senate a action was in doubt but administration leaders said there was no Way these contentions could be tested in the courts. A the Only Way for a court test would be to have the president devalue the Dollar further and have someone prove that he was damaged by Senate majority Leader Alben w. Barkley i ky., said. Sen. Robert a. Taft r., o., one the leaders the coalition which opposed Extension the presidents monetary Powers said he knew no plan to take the question into court but said the a Legal aspects the Senate a action Are still in All Powers extended by the monetary Bill expired Friday Midnight the end the 1939 fiscal year but the administration continued it fight to a successful conclusion when i i hire two blockade relaxed japanese sentries at left relax and permit chinese servants to Cross International Bridge in tientsin to obtain food supplies for the French and British concessions. Reason was that Britain and Japan agreed to negotiate tientsin blockade in Tokyo. Saddle club holds dinner b sin Ess meeting opens Sec oni year elects to hers at the Grant hotel in. S. Highway 40 the Putnam county Saddle club held a meeting wednesday evening to open up their second fiscal year. A Chicken dinner was served to the forty members in attendance. After the dinner the business meeting was held and also the election officers. Wilson Handy the retiring president. Read a letter from the Putnam county fair association asking the club to get a judge for the Saddle horse Section the horse show at the county fair in August. It was voted to leave this up to the Board directors. The treasurer miss Martha Hurst reported 1 a membership seventy and the Secretary. Mrs. Eleanor Wil-1 Kinson gave her report. A election officers was held with John Earnst Faw being elected to head the organisation for the ensuing year. Irvin Small Cap replaced John Turner formerly Bainbridge but now residing in Crawfordsville. As vice president and miss Martha Hurst and mrs. Eleanor Wilkinson succeed themselves As treasurer secret a by respectively. I Don Mclean was elected to the a Board directors with a three year term. Bruce lanes term the Hoard expires next year and Lonnie Steele Fincastle has two years to serve. The new president. John ram Sha is. Said a there will be an attempt to have a ride the second sunday each a ride is planned to leave John Deere a farm at seven clock sunday morning. He Ulso said he will appoint a committee to plan for future rides. There will be a horse show at Marshall Friday july 7 and one in Bainbridge the following week the members then paid their dues for the coming year and dancing was enjoyed by Many. D Danzig not to be taken by trickery expect t Mil Chamberlain to announce stand today military Llian i to Bear Eranee to make declaration supporting action British Cabinet marriages licenses l uis Harrold William a truck Dri. Ver Greencastle. And Willie Belle a Carter at Home Greencastle. gleans Parish jail is newer modern but . Smiths is luxurious by comparison other prisoners. He largest cell which has a his is the preferred Hank King prisoner a which in to three instead two meals a Day though he Isnit working. Aluf Icci Ding the Baton ail . Smith who was l. S. U. Until he resigned to Canada with his wife last he red an electric fan and a magazines and newspapers. H the l Hub. Of a a 08 one Dav heat wave is ended pm is Roll mrs. 1iamm afternoon i Aid 861 , Hoy i d Brazil ind., july 6 up. Marshall Trout age 8. Was fatally injured. Toi i to when he was struck by an automobile driven by Troy Travis. The lad was picking up stones along the Roa Side for his Slingshot when Travis car skidded in lo3e gravel and hit him wednesday was the hottest Day experienced in City this year the one Day heat wave which struck this Community wednesday a morning was broken during the Cari by evening when a rain storm came i up and it showered during the night i and continued thursday. I the s Community was in the Center a the heat wave and the High tem i a creatures at Indianapolis and Terre haute varied from about 94 to 95, records for the year for both Point. The daily Banner s readings showed a maximum 98 degrees at four clock wednesday. However there was but Little change in the general temperature until about eight clock when the rain storm broke the intense heat which gripped the City during the Day. Funeral services for mrs. Julia s. Hamm this City who died tuesday evening at the Home her laugh in mint Icylo were held thursday afternoon at 2 30 clock from the Mccurry funeral Home. The Rev. H. C. Fellers officiated interment was made in Forest Hill cemetery. Pallbearers were Harold Hamm. Earl Hamm. Charles wern eke Henry Werneke George Friend and Robert i Lncoln. London. July 0 up prime minister Neville Chamberlain was expected to announce in the House commons today that any unilateral one sided change in the status Danzig without Poland s free to fluent would automatically bring the Brit ish polish military Alliance into operation. The Cabinet not Only approved this declaration at a special meeting last night it was understood but approved also a new Bill to appropriate Between $468,187.500 and $702.281,250 for Export credits As part its plan for strengthening the British French anti aggression front. A Large part this sum was expected to go to Poland for armaments. France was expected to make a Par Ellul pronouncement regarding a a unilateral action to change Danzig status. The British and French declarations in turn were understood destined to be the i Asis for a Strong note from Poland to the Danzig nazi Senate governing body the free City regarding military preparations being taken there a draft tin British declaration already has been int to Warsaw it was understood and delivered to col. Josef Beck foreign minister by c. J. Norton the British embassy s charge do affaires. The Cabinet had held its regular weekly meeting yesterday morning afterwards in commons government loaners had been subjected to critical questions from members who wanted it made Plain to cd Tinas that Britain would Light if Poland resisted a a Kiriti 114-�i a it a la iut twin 20 years a to in Greencastle . James new office going up the new two Story office building . W. D. James North Jack-8 n Street is nearing completion Anil will be ready for occupancy within another week two. The front is built glazed tile while the reman Der is Brick. It will have a full basement and the second floor will be a duplicate the first. Or. James expects to utile time the basement room for smaller animals which might need treatment Over a period a few Days. It will he Well heated and suitable for such uses. County team wins Terre ii m the contest school staff for next year now Complete three member Dairy judging tem topped la wednesday m i it Xii Abbott. Ruark pm Corgi ii Crews work mood Vrea Driver admits drinking South Bend ind., july 6 Theodore Drewer 57 years old Osceola. Held As the Driver a can that fatally injured miss Mildred h 23. Of Mishawaka As she walked along a Highway monday night confessed having had a few drinks i Short time before the Accident in a tavern where the Young woman s father is employed As bartender prosecutor Arthur f. Scheer said today. Han3 said he was not sure whether he was the one who served the drinks to Drewer. Miss Ruby be Hel boo keep a the Putnam electric company Sacii the fourth with relatives in Putnam Villa. Matt Murphy received a Telegram announcing . T. Ai Sigler a condition following his serious operation was very satisfactory. De Hamilton driving a new Gautier drug company was a Lexington six. Paul Wright an employ a the owl drug store is taking a vacation. Arthur Plummer county Surveyor. Resigned to the county commissioners his extra work As superintendent construction All roads and Bridges the county. Or. W. R. Hutcheson a compared Otto Dobbs to a Hospital at Indian Avolis for the removal the latter tonsils. Mira Irene Huestis was elected Secretary treasurer the Greencastle township sunday school convention. Mrs. Sarah Wright was speaker for the children s department and m is Susie Talbot for the educational department. Fort seven Imd Tirol Sands homeless As streams Rise Morehead by july 6 up. Gov. A. B. Chandler sent additional police and emergency Crews today into Northeast pm Kentucky Mountain districts when Rescue workers reported 47 dead and 2.000 homeless after i Clou burs n it swept creeks and Rivers out their Banks yesterday. Red Cross workers said 28 bodies had been recovered. Some rescuers believed the fatalities would number from �?o00 to look when a Check is made Rural sections with which it Lias been impossible to communicate. The cloudburst occurred shortly after Midnight yesterday. It sent a a Flash floods sweeping Down creeks and livers and washed away scores Homes. It hit Carter Elliott. Morgan. Magoffin. Rowan and Breathitt counties and caused heaviest damage in the latter two. Today Rescue workers still were searching Foi bodies. They reported that 30 persons drowned in near Morehead a town 2.400 and seat Rowan county when Triplett Creek went Over to Banks sent a Wall water through the business District and swept More than 100 Homes off their foundations. Rescuers said 22 How lies had been recovered there. Slate police said they had received reports from rescuers that 17 drowned near Keck a few Miles West Jackson in Breathitt county when flood Waters swept Down the Kentucky River Gorge and carried away Bridges Homes and stores. They said a about Twenty were reported missing there. Reports the situation wore sketchy because communication lines were crippled. Emergency lines operated with batteries were set up by t la phone employees. Mrs. Ann l. Wells chairman tin Rowan red Cross believed the casualty list would be about 50. Joseph Duncan manager tin More head Telephone Exchange said reports from the stricken areas indicated the fatalities might number 10v?. I Pennsy Fri rat has a wreck a West bound freight the Pennsylvania lines had a close Call from a bail smash up near the East crossing Early wednesday night. However Only seven cars were derailed and it was raid none turned Over. Section Crews worked throughout the night getting the line cleared and the cars Back the tracks. Sharp funeral planned for Frida it Knoon funeral services for miss Pauline Sharp a former employee the daily Banner for 27 years who died wednesday morning will be held Friday afternoon at 2 clock from the residence Chestnut Street. Services will to conducted by the Rev. C. M. Mcclure the Gobin methodist Church. Interment will be made in the lower Boone cemetery near keel Seville. It it my Mizii As keen among fourteen teams from eight adj agent counties the three youths from the Green Castle High school vocational agriculture Elas is who were the High winners in the Daty cattle judging contest at the Indiana state penal farm monday formed a team which took top honors in a similar contest at the Dairy farm St. Mary s the Woods Terre haute wednesday. In that contest they competed with fourteen teams from eight count s. In that meet the Greencastle High school boys boat last years state championship team. The members the team Are Ralph Call . Willard Abbott and tim Ruark they were awarded 578 Points. The score their nearest competitor team was 548. The Sec Ond place in the meet went to a team from Greene county third to Clay county fourth to Parke county and fifth to Sullivan county. The team from the Bainbridge school was eighth. The winning this District meet gives to the Greencastle team a Chance at the state championship in the finals at the Indiana state fair in september. They will be sent to the boys fair Camp. About ten other teams will be in that state finals. In the individual earning at the District meet in Terre haute the highest place was won by Ralph Call jr., Putnam county with a score 207 Points. Second place went to wan i Bradfield a Greene county. Other Putnam county High scorers were James Robert Nichols Bain Bridge fourth place and Willard Abbott fifth plan. The bicycle race it Kobe Ann Pam has been postponed until monday 30. At Russia maims let i it \ a lories dispatches i rom m Ink War dil l i As to out ome Tokyo. July 0 up japanese dispatches report �<1 spectacular fighting the Manchukuo outer mongolian Frontier today and said that outer mongolians win a yielding j Grad school Board at meeting wednesday night filled All vacancies new teachers Are listed mis Michael a invent ale Decd to local list. Others Are a unde. Contract the to inching staff the Greencastle consolidated schools for the school year 1939-40 was completed wednesday evening at the regular meeting the Board school trustee. With the appointment miss Esther meryl Michael Cloverdale. Miss Michael will fill the vacancy in the first Grade at the Mary Emma Jones school which had been created by the resignation miss Mildred Pitchfork a. Miss Micha i has been an applicant for a position in the local schools for the past several years and has presented unusually Strong credentials and recommendations. Her qualifications have recently been enhanced by the completion her work at Indiana University for a b. S. Degree. She will be particularly Well prepared to do primary teaching because special work she has had with Nila b. Smith author the newly adopted primary books for use in Indiana schools. The Complete staff for 1969-40 follows Lii i school William Bishop principal Public speaking. Glenn Skelton assistant principal history. Ralph Ross mathematics. Gilbert Rainge mathematics. Lela Walls English. Helen Mcgaughy. English. Lois Fraley. Latin. English. Elizabeth Daggy. French. English. Frank ogles history mathematics. Walter Goldsberry. History science. Frank n. Jones science. Eugene Akers science vocational agriculture. H a. Thomas vocational building training mathematics science. Harold Stewart manual training Evelyn Heitz vocational sewing. Mary Lou Schott vocational foods. Zell Adams commercial. George Davis history. Reese Hammond English geography. Nellie St Rattan arithmetic. Charlotte Donnora English Virginia maths librarian. Supervisors Chester Elson physical education. Leona Kestner. Physical education Dean girls. Leah Curnutt elementary music. Eugene Pennington. Leopold Siegel. Band orchestra. Dorothy Knudson. Art. Juan it. King assistant Art. Mari Emma Jone a Seli ool Minnie Bartley principal second Grade. Kathleen Hudson sixth Grade. Pauline snively fifth Grade Goldie Runyan fourth Grade. Ola Cherry third Grade. Esther meryl Mitchael. First Grade. Delilah Miller Seli ool Susie Talbott principal fifth Grade. Dorothy Harris sixth Grade. Mildred Mason fourth a null Blanche Williams third Grade. Ida Beail Field s a Ltd Grade. Geneva Vaughn first Grade Martha Jane rid Putli Seli ool Flossie Mccullough principal. Myth to a japanese Manchu Kuan attack i but resisting desperately. A truck and a Sedan collided at the intersection Locust and Hanna streets thursday afternoon damaging both cars but the occupants were reported uninjured. Moscow. July 0 up Russia claimed a big Victory today for outer mongolian russian troops in a three Day Battle against japanese Manchu Kuan forces the mongolian front in. An official communique from the Headquarters the mongolian soviet forces asserted that the had lost 50 tanks 45 air planes eight Field i guns and a 800 killed. Mongolian forces it was Al fitted lost 25 tanks and armoured cars nine air planes 100 killed and 200 wounded. It was asserted furthermore that the chief the press Bureau the japanese army in Manchukuo had been dismissed for publishing a false and boastful reports imaginary successes japanese Japan had claimed overwhelming victories in big air Battles Over Mon Golian fat a Viet fleets. A communique issued at sinking Manchukuo today said that japanese shot Down 12 a Fleet 60 russian planes. Yesterday it was asserted that the japanese shot Down 53 russian planes. De Hollis Mast. N. Sixth Grade Miriam Peck fourth Grade Leola Moore third Grade. Olive Baughman second Grade. Ruby Hood first Grade. Kula Clay Walker first Grade Maple Lac Gills school Jeanetta Arnold principal third second and first grades. Herndon Irwin sixth filth and 11 i Llu Al a my i i Ike to a Al 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 today s weather 0 and local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 partly Cloudy to Cloudy tonight and Friday continued warm. Minimum 6 a. 7 a. 8 a. 9 a. 10 a. 11 a. 12 noon 1 p. M. 2 p m. M. M. M. In. M. M. 71 74 74 71 71 73 77 80 86 86

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