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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - July 12, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaI she Mph ski s i a a a a it of. Weather Faik and Cool a 4. 4� 4� a i a i a a 0 the daily Banner 45 Ujj United press service . The Home news $ i it Waves for ally forty seven trek Castle Indiana wednesday hey 1 \ i a. No. 230 ruins n near in Ridge a ets new Tost i itt in Early Mon Fli l of Albert Blach my led w i til new Hay in Loat la Bluze was Corn cattle i hogs Aad horse loss partially h. Insured Flora destroyed the Irgy Bam on the farm of Albert a Vafi. One an one half Miles North f ban Bra Ltd Early wednesday coming. It was believed to have tarted from spontaneous combustion m the Hay now which had recently 7 Een filled with Twenty tons of new i a. the family was awakened at 3 110 clock wed Day by the fire which 2$ad gained such headway that there was no Chain of saving anything n Tho building with the Hay lost was about 600 us hols of coi i. A horse come cattle end hogs. The Corn was in a crib adjacent to the barn. The Loas will run into Many Hun reds of Del la is with Only a portion it fit covered by insurance. Indiana autos at new High Mark Indiana a s More automobiles and More Drivers a an at any time before at this Perio of the year. Frank Bufor a state commissioner of motor Jein t ies said yesterday 955,663 Auto Bills were registered luring the first six months of the year. This Rej it events an increase of 43,359 a ver last year and an in create of �.380 Over the 1937 figure the previous All time High. Thus fait he re have been 1.192.761 i Drivers Zoei issued an average of 1.27 drive. Is for each motor vehicle. A riot i Eaks it 5ln foal mini Paul v. Mcnutt Paul v. Mcnutt retiring High commissioner of the Philippines was expected to be confirmed in his new place As director of the social Security Board by the Senate today. His appointment was sent to that body by pres. Roosevelt yesterday. Mcnutt plans Are Uncertain combination of Roosevelt and m m to expected in next Campaign National <1 f a it in Captain Berio i won did f five Hurt i it Laletin Harlan a july 12 up one Miner was killed five persons were wounded by gunfire and a number of others clubbed by National guard Nett in two tints Between Union Andl non Union miners and pm Washington. July 12�? up a the political mystery which agitated the capital for 48 hours clears today to reveal president Roosevelt and Paul v. Mcnutt of Indiana in substantial Accord on political developments relating to the 1940 democratic presidential nomination. Mcnutt who probably will be confirmed by the Senate today As director of the Federal Security administration a Job virtually of Cabinet rank has announced that he will not seek the 1940 nomination if or. Roosevelt wants it. Or. Roosevelt on his part has absolved his director to be of All responsibility for the aggressively Active Campaign being conducted by Frank Mchale of Indiana to nominate Mcnutt next june. Whether or. Roosevelt will be a 1940 candidate and whether Mcnutt would be acceptable to him As a successor or running mate Are his own secrets. He chided press conference questioners yesterday for shallow reporting in their stories speculating on the significance of the decision to keep Mcnutt in the official family. He returned to Washington last week from his Post As High commissioner of the Philippines anti said he would resign in a month or six weeks. Make final flans for Centennial begins july ram continues four Days to hold band contest i a g e a n t a l most ready plan to a Ive award of three cups to Best floats entered in Parade the committees and individuals engaged in the preparations for the Centennial Celebration a at Cloverdale. Beginning july 27 and continuing four Days Are completing their respective tasks. Miss White director of the pageant and other features is working incessantly with the performers in these events with indications that the spectacles of that sort on the program will be noteworthy because of their excellence. Besides they will have the added interest of portraying scenes in the development of the Home town from the Days of the wilderness to the present time. A feature not heretofore mentioned but now practically assured will be the band contest for saturday afternoon. Fifty dollars will according to the plan be offered in prizes to the winners of the Competition. Clo Var Dale a own Good band will perform but will not compete. It is believed that there will be a number of contesting organizations. Walter Evans decorator from Terre haute will have charge of the ornamentation of the town for the Celebration and will help with the floats. Of a animations of til Community Are planning to have floats and they will form an interesting feature of the big Parade. The Centennial Parade committee met at the Ford garage monday night a Akifty preparation for the Centennial Parade which will be held Friday. July 28th, at 2 p. M. There will be three engraved cups awarded for prizes. First prize will be awarded to the Best float entered by any organization or club. Second prize will be awarded to the Best float entered by any business firm. prize will be awarded to the Best float entered by any individual. These who care to enter any contest either Here or out of town May \ get information by seeing or. Lar Kin. Channan of the Parade commit tee at larks cafe Cloverdale. Handicraft Well liked in program handcraft is proving to be one of the most popular activities offered by the recreation program. There Are several kinds of handicraft materials available at Robe Anne Park for both boys and girls. These goods May be Purchase for half Price. The following materials Are available now Metal tapping for Book ends tie Racks plaques by aiding material for belts bracelets Model boats flying Model air planes beads Cork fiber Art Stone weaving material. All kits come Complete with designs. Miss Betty Cree Leaf is in charge of handicraft for girls and Howard Mccall Anil Harold Gobel offer instruction for boys. Arrest building head police seek unidentified bomb thrower dynamite wrecks new ski. 000 Home in i n Cue Sta Peli a july 12.�? up a National guard Captain was seriously a qum a four pickets were shot and Ane was clubbed with a i Rifle butt Tad a in a riot which broke out at a Mure an county Coal mine after a Noam Ion worker attempted to run a Coal car through a picket line. It waa not Learned immediately at which of the several mines Here the riot occur the largest mine is that of the Mahan Ellison co. K. Jennings warns striking spa workers i Indianapolis. Ind. July 12. Up spa workers in several Indiana counties who Are striking against longer hours of work were warned today that they will not be paid for the Days on which they Are absent from projects. John k. Jennings state spa director. Also warned that those who remain on strike for five Days will the wounded guardsman was dismissed from the spa Alto capt. Ujj l Hansberry of Hopkinsville ky., shot through the head and Lef. The won ded pickets were Frank Laws 46. Of Crummies Tell null on 1�?~nuo two two a critically Hurt in crash Gether according to the organizations regulations and their places taken by others. At Brazil today pickets forced 35 spa youth administration Redrea a tion workers to leave their jobs and i also prevented 60 women from working on a sewing project. A cadets of the strike also called a mass meeting for tomorrow night to decide whether to return to work Friday morning so Tillat they will not be expelled from the spa Rolls. Attempt to it a i s e Craft Ovek Utility wires failed Looan port. Ind. July 12. Up a Ard Burton 58. And John Bra Flah 45, Secretary treasurer of the Cut county soil conservation coi Lato i of it our Tel Eer hat were critically injured Lay when Bradfi Clde a plane a Camden. Id a licensed Pilot who has g for three years was at to raise the Craft Over is previous to Landing on Redding fan. The plane respond and crashed into n suffered from fractured Ken legs and internal in been temp Utility the fail Tho both skulls juries. Burton was originally identified As Bis Broth Floyd president of the Cau county soil conservation committee. The had been identified As Floyd mrs. Floyd Button and several Acau i a Correct identity was not Learned until last night when Floyd came to the Hospital. Find romantic air plane thief a flying my hint aug Pic ked i in in Mississippi charged with larceny Frankfort ind., july 12 it up Clinton county officials and Frankfort police today planned to Send an j officer to Yazoo City. Miss., to return a Man believed to be Ernest Pletch the a flying Lochinvar accused of stealing an air plane Here and then engaging in an a Aerial Romance Over Illinois and Missouri to face a larceny charge. The Man. Who gave the name of Larry Thompson was arrested at Holly Bluff. Miss., late yesterday and was later taken to Yazoo City. R. B. Warren Deputy sheriff notified police Here first by telc graph and later by phone and a warrant charging him of stealing the plane was immediately wired to Yazoo City. The plane was stolen june 26 and on the same Day cracked up near m Milf Niit cd in in Ner two blows bricks 100 feet bombing May Llave been an attempt at reprisal due to Lalmer trouble Muncie. Ind., july 12.�? up police today sought an unidentified Man who was seen tunning from a new $10 000 Home late last night shortly before the building was totally wrecked by a dynamite bomb. Neighbors told them they said that the Man ran away from the House Only a few moments before the building exploded with terrific Force throwing bricks nearly a Hundred feet and blowing the roof off the almost completed building. Police said definitely that the House was destroyed by a dynamite bomb but refused to state what caused the bomb to be placed there. It was believed however that the bombing was an attempt at reprisal due to a labor dispute. The House was being built for Carl Umbarger by Harry Hook a nonunion contractor. Umbarger formerly owned virtually All property in the new Carlton addition where the Home was being constructed and it was Uncertain whither the bombing would be a Means of reprisal against him or a against Hook. Most of the Homes in the new addition were built by non Union labor and last summer Many labor disputes arose. No labor trouble had been reported this summer although several new Homes were being constructed mainly by non Unton labor. The disputes were ended last sum met when judge Maude c. Ball in Delaware county Superior court issued an inject Jon restraining the unions from interfering with construction work the bomb exploded about 11 p. M. President to push new arms measure special mass age to be sent to Congress on neutrality Secretary Hill is Active vote of two democratic senators will determine outcome of Tonni ittes s action Louisiana arrest Louisiana s financial scandal grows and Here is 300-Pound George Caldwell left former building superintendent of the state University arrested in new Orleans. He s charged with spa diversion. Band unix vol tomorrow Niu lil you pc held High in air new York society pair to a. in mechanical Iii i e of i r fair Many marches night of futures in i ded in program the first Public concert by the Greencastle City band will be thursday evening when the Community favorite songs in the musical world Parachute for Over five hours Early will appear in a Fine program. The today while rescuers struggled to get program will get Given on the South them Down and thousands cheered Side of the court House Lawn begin it was by far the most spectacular new York. July 12 it up a Man and woman were suspended 100 feet above the Earth in a mechanical it it on i nun on in he a Imu huge meteor caused juror judge James p. Hughes is descendent of Pioneer Cloverdale twp. Family when the program committee of the Cloverdale Centennial Celebration named judge James p. Hughes As the principal speaker of that Observance. They not Only chose a Man known state wide because of his former membership in the states High Oak. Judicial tribunal but they also chose a Man whose family on his Mother s Side has been very closely connected with that Community for considerably More than one Hundred years. It was in 1824 that John p. Sinclair came to Putnam county with his Uncle. Thomas Martin. From Kentucky and the latter entered 80 acres of land just below the old Deer Creek Baptist Church. This John p. Sinclair was judge Hughes great Grandfather. He built entered part of the land now on state Road 43, South of the judges Premont Home and on that land or. Sinclair built a log Cabin More than a Century ago from which logs were taken some years ago by judge Hughes with which to construct the Walls of the log Cabin in which the judge and his wife Are now living. These logs Are unmatchable these Days. They Are of straight clean grained yellow Poplar hewed Flat and smooth with tightly interlocked Corner joints. However the origin Al Sinclair Cabin from which these logs were taken a half mile South of the judge s present Home was a two Story Structure with six rooms a real mansion in that Early Day. John p. Sinclair moved from the a log Cabin on the Martin tract and Deer Creek Placo to a newly acquired in that Cabin with a dirt floor that tract South of Cloverdale some thre first Winter the judge s grandmother Miles on which he erected a Brick was born. Residence not now standing and in that same year Isaac Sinclair a a a a aed. Law i our 11 i Kar a n i of a a Kkt flank North of Detroit causes concern Detroit. July 12 it up a meteor apparently of tremendous size streaked northward through the sky Over Lake Erie last night and disintegrated with a terrific concussion Over Canada. It was visible for hundreds of Miles. Residents along the Lake Huron and Lake Erie shores in new York Pennsylvania Ohio. Michigan and Canada reported the spectacle. It flashed Over the outlying Detroit metropolitan area with a Roar that startled residents. Many believed it had struck the ground. Police Headquarters and newspaper offices were swamped with Telephone Calls from the curious. One woman excitedly reported that u freighter had blown up on Lake St. Clair. Ning at 8 o clock. Gene Pennington is the director. The following is the program a a Gloria March by Losey. A Washington Post March Sousa a merry widow Waltz Williams Quot precision March Bennett a Alexander ragtime band Berlin Quot lights out March Mccoy intermission a Lassus trombone Fillmore Quot Quality plus March Jewell a Princess of India overture King Quot Crosby March Fillmore a a memories of Stephen Foster Holmes a stars and stripes forever a March Sousa state police go Ard 10nti a body Plant Pontiac. Mich. July 12 up state police armed with tear Gas patrolled the Pontiac Fisher body Plant today preventing a repetition of threatened violence which has prevailed at the strike bound factory for the past two Days. With the state troopers maintaining an Iron Clad guard around the Plant the United automobile workers Union Cio called Olf its picket line at 7 o clock the customary starting time for work. Employees were permitted to t enter and leave the factory at will but Only a few went in and the Plant remained closed. Washington. July 12. Up a president Roosevelt plans to Send a special message to Congress reiterating and in forceful language his demands for a new neutrality Law at this session a source close to the administration revealed today. Or. Roosevelt was rebuffed yesterday by the Senate foreign relation committee which voted to postpone action on All neutrality profess is until next year. But he will restate to Congress it was said his belief that abolition of the existing arms embargo before adjournment is vital to the Best interests of this country a foreign policy. The president was reported to have urged his congressional advisers to use every Means possible to override the Senate committee. Administration strategy probably will concentrate on efforts to win Over two democratic senators responsible for the administrations 12-11 defeat in committee Sens. Walter f. George. A 6a., and Guy m. Gillette i. A. If George and Gillette could be persuaded to change their minds a motion to reconsider yesterdays action would be introduced in committee. Then efforts would be renewed to get a Bill to the Senate floor. Secretary of state Cordell Hull who assisted the House foreign affairs committee draft the administration Bill that would repeal the existing arms embargo was said to have been designated to talk with George a close Friend and Gillette. Hull deplored the committee s action in a statement contending that the a peace and Security of the United states Are at stake unless Congress lifts the arms embargo. And dramatic event staged at the new York world s fair and it was unplanned its actors were amateurs and the audience paid no admission. From 11 30 p. M. Tuesday until 4 40 a. M. Today j. Cornelius Rath Bone known in new York society As cookie a and his Beautiful wife who was the Baltimore Debutante Nancv Nelson Huidekoper sat on a sloping seat held precariously by four cables to a projected steel Arm 100 feet above them looking Down at a vast sea of faces below and at the Brilliant lights and glittering buildings of the fair. They had paid 40 a its each for a ride in Quot the mechanical Parachute i and this View of the fair. But they had expected it to take no longer than five minutes Rathbone took it All Good Nat redly but mrs. Rathbone was indignant. Indian Polis i a i Slot k hogs 4 500 holdovers 105 a facet steady 160-300 lbs $6.15-$7.15 300400 lbs. $5.55-$5.85 100-160 lbs. I6.40-s6.75 sows mostly s4.25-s5.50. Cattle 1 000 calves 500 steers mostly steady heifers fully steady 20 years a of in Greencastle cows about steady steers mostly i troyed und Liv $8.50-9.50 heifers $8.50-$9.25 veal 1 the fire i is steady top $9.50. Sheep 800 Spring lambs weak to 50c lower $8.50-$9. Eire Ray re it in Black Hills Rea fifty mile wind causes fear for Man towns Deadwood. S. D., july 12 up residents of three South Dakota communities wore prepared to leave today As fire raging through 10.000 acres of Black Hills Forest land threatened their h Nis whipped by a 50-mile an hour wind the flames reached within u mile of Mystic last night but were checked at least temporarily when the wind shifted to the Southwest. Residents of Mystic Silver City and pact la made ready to move Ori Short notice. More than 1.000 men were fighting the fire and authorities appealed on the streets of every town in the Region for volunteers to fight the fire. A children s Camp was abandoned yesterday and the children were taken by train to rapid City and housed in the state National guard Camp. Several ranch Houes were restock was killed by penal farm facts of 25 years ago recalled with unusual interest in the assessment of real estate in the county for taxation purposes Mill Creek township land averaged $93.41 which was the top. And Madison township was 1 West As it is now with an average assessment of $24.72. These figures did not include improvements. Elmer Crawley As Secretary of the commercial club called a meeting of business men to discuss local freight rates. The report to governor Samuel m Ralston of the commissioners appointed May 31, 1913, by the governor for the Purchase of land for the establishment of a state penal farm is interesting no because it presents Many facts possibly Well known at that time but not generally remembered. The commissioners were Samuel e. Smith. Richmond president of the Board. George a. H. Shideler Marion vice president Wil Ilis Hickman Spencer treasurer and William h halt. Indianapolis Sec a rotary. They functioned under a statute approved March 14. 1913. Penal farm institution at Guelph Ontario and Occoquan Virginia. W Ere studied by the commission As a criterion in the selection of a site of the Indiana institution. The statute waa specific in its provisions. Fifty Sites were proffered. The report says Forest rangers described it As a a Crown fire a fire which in the bulk Good and Choice j flames spread rapidly through the tops of the Trues. The firefighting front was Only 15 Miles West of rapid City and authorities were concentrating men there to prevent spread of the flames to the City. The wind was so Strong that hot ashes fell on rapid City streets. A of the fifty Sites tendered thirty were eliminated by the description furnished on account of the inaccessibility or the absence of raw materials for industries. Twenty Sites were carefully inspected by the commission. And some were viewed two or three times. Thirteen were selected As possible these thirteen were graded on a Standard of 100 units and it is of interest in Greencastle to know that an offered site of 812 acres West of town graded highest of All. It was Given 71 Points. Its average Price per acres was $73.80. The Putnamville site finally adopted was graded 70. Its average Cost per acre for the original 1.567 acres was $36.37. Other Sites proffered included two in the Vicinity of Brazil two near Cloverdale. One at Centerton one at Martinsville. One at Spencer one at North l Oil Laird no a in site 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 today a weather 0 0 and 0 0 local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 generally fair tonight and thursday. Except local thundershowers in Northwest portion by thursday of or noon or night cooler in extreme Northwest portion thursday after non. Minimum 6 a. M. 7 a. M. 8 a. M. 9 a. M. 1c a. M. 11 a. M. 12 poop 1 p. M. 2 p. M. 63 67 76 79 81 84 86 87 88 88
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