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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - July 19, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaA a a a a i weather Moran a Quot Quot a Iii a a i of it. Al i the daily Banner Al i Al United press service 4 the Home news 0 t44 a it it Waves for All a fort seven Indiana wed he Day Zelv 1<>, 1� a a. A it it. 2 i tricks child n Square our veal old Voi Cist eur l a. Ran in a a Quot it of an India Al Ai to Vot i our we k . I \ .1 l i e 1> jilt of Lille St. Ii Over the child. Either via sitting on a carbs curb Quot Little Patty Ann ase our years pfc whte of l. P Jackson e r. 2 serious injuries in Abnir Culous manner late a reeday a win when she ran in front of an kit it Mobile driven by s1 t cast 10th Street in 1-Anapolis. Th1 Accident occurred tear the Sou a Corner of the Lublic Square the child was taken o the office o. .0 the Hospit i for examination. Or. Marteil me Al by a. It a Lodson was Dii Vink West on Washngton Street he had stopped for the raffle sign at Washington and Indiana and we preparing to Stop for he one at Washington and Jackson when the Chil i appeared directly in front of Halml he id at police Headquarters after ids. The left headlight of the car struck the child. She if was knocked Lown and in a fortunate manner fell parallel with the i wheels of the or and it was stopped / about Hal fwu Over her. Those who Isaw the Goc. Ent raid it appeared Iff that when to it child a she was go ing to Behi i Quot k. Turned her body. She wll Brut on the hip and Back As a result of the 1.1 it a. V. J. Carn of Brazil who was made i. Bis car a foot of two and he tools the child from under the machine. Her father Aid he was sitting on p the curb on he West Side and Lien thought the Chil l saw him and started Towar s him As Varney took her from und a the machine she was handed to he father who rushed her to the Oft ice of a physician for examination. Masten was not hold by the police following a on Oil. H instigation by officers Brov. And Wood rum who were on Day it Luty. Witnesses said it was unavoidable As the child came a from behind a car directly in front of the . Polis automobile. Mas ten stopped i tin car within four or five feet after he struck the youngster thus preventing what would otherwise a been a fated Accident the first in this City in More than a year. Mayor issues Speed warning mayor w. D. James today issued an Appeal and a warning to Green-1 Castle motorists to curb All speeding within the City As Active Steps Are to be Tak n to Stop complaints against Down town speeding. He cited the Law which permits Only 15 Miles per hour within the business District and 20 Miles per. Hour within two blocks away from the business Section. Police say that they receive daily complaints of speeding within the City. Failure to observe Stop signs and preferential Street Crossings Are also registered daily and in an Effort to have motorists conform to these rulings and thus make the City a safer place in which to reside Active Steps Are being taken in the Observance of All safety traffic Laws j Wenj known township. j. Tore Dies at Home after illness Membri of family Long prominent in Green it Sti i funeral to be thursday survivors Are the husband four sons four grandchildren three Sisters and two Brothers a St be suffered several Days ago i. Suited in the death of mrs. Nancy Jane Torr age 67 years at her Home five Miles Southwest of Greencastle. Tuesday evening. Mrs. Dorr was the wife of Walter Torr and was a resident of Madison North Putnam Iii a y rain storm in North West c Vised streams to flood adjacent lands mrs. Torr was a member of a prominent Greencastle family. She was the daughter of Samuel and 1 a ill i a Emma d. Hillis. Who resided on East it to 1 i ill it it it Seminary Street. For some time her father operated a furniture business in this City. Survivors Are the husband and four sous. Clifford James Edmund and Ralph Torr and four Grandc Lal the Bottom land adjoining big Dren Clifford jr., Carl Nancy and Raccoon ramp Creek and Little Sandra sue Torr three Sisters mrs. Walnut in the North and Northeast a Margaret Fuller of Indianapolis parts of Putnam county and Mill j mrs. Pete Stoner of Holly Luff. Creek toward the East overflow a miss., and mrs. Cora Reeves of new de tuesday afternoon by the water which entered those streams in their Ripper sections from the extremely heavy rainfall of the preceding night. These streams have their sources i counties adjoining on the Northeast and in those areas the rainfall was heavier than Ever known in most places. The big Raccoon Bottom Fields in North Putnam suffered especially As the water covered them so deeply and the current through them was so Swift that wheat and Oats shocks were washed away and growing Corn was flattened the loss being heavy to the Farmers. At Crawfordsville the rainfall of tuesday night measured re 07 inches contrasted with less one Inch Here. The recently modernized Dairy on the farm of Gilbert Morrison on the Ladoga Roachdale Roa 1. Was burned Down after being struck by lightning and an adjoining silo was destroyed. Also. Lives were endangered at Ladoga Albany and two Brothers. James Hillis of North Carolina and John p. Hillis. Formerly a nationally known evangelist Singer of Milwaukee. Wis. Funeral services will be held thursday afternoon at 3 of clock from the Rector funeral Home in charge of the Rev. V. L. Raphael of the presbyterian Church. Interment will be made in the Boone Hutcheson cemetery. Friends May Call at the Torr Home Southwest of the City. Spa strikes Arlt i if Flint died on tuesday dwindling Effort a ski i Kkt Inq wa0k-> Wanks after stand 1 Mil n by Iovu to. Was hint Quot. July 19.�? up a strikes Bylica workers against a a Security wages for skilled Relief is employees do idled today As the Federal govern it refused to Cor pro it Mise. See a after 14 Days of strikes spa pro Utji jecta�6ommi nor f. C. Harrington t said the a Outlook is Good for Normal resumption of operations. He said operation were Normal in most states and i i. Rapidly returning to that state in others. He Staten Lent was based on a Survey shown that there were Only 26,811 on at the close of business Monda compared with the t 02,770 Idle a week ago. The Survey showed that Only seven states re ported Moi than 1.000 Idle. Harringt report showed that 32.582 Atrik. S have been fired for violating i order that no worker should Rem a tin away from work More widely known Farmer of near fill More died after Long illness s kit a a Are a w of a re Lige Flint age 67 years died tuesday evening at 7 15 o clock at his Home North of Fillmore after an illness of several years. Or. Flint was a Well known Farmer and h id lived in that Community for about thirty eight years. He had spent his entire lifetime in Putnam county. Survivors Are the widow one son. Earl of Kentucky three Sisters mrs. Laura Green of Maud okla., mrs Sophia Wilson of Roachdale and mrs. Alma Quinton of Indianapolis and four Brothers. Thomas Flint and Herman Flint of Brick Chapel Elmer Flint of Missoula. Mont., and it. W. Flint of Phoenix Ariz. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10 of clock from the Wesley Chapel Church with the Rev. Wilbur Day of Delphi in charge. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel cemetery. Arrests will Start under truck tax Law Fillmore Eastern Star inspection one Hundred and fifty members of the Eastern Star and masonic organizations Are expected to be present this evening at the inspection of the Bainbridge Grov Jand and fill Mere chapters of Eastern Star held in the Lodge rooms of the order at Fillmore. The inspection will be conducted by mrs. Alene vey of Marion grand worthy Matron anti also present it is expected will be mrs. Nell Johnson a soc ate grand worthy Matron and other grand and District officers. There will be a social hour following the inspection exerciser. In addition to the members of the chapters which Are to be inspected there will also be present members of the chapters from Greencastle Roachdale. Russellville Morton clo Verdale Coatsville and Stilesville. A g of clock dinner for the grand worthy Patron and Matron and District officers and also the worthy patrons and worthy matrons will be served at the Home inn at Grove land thir. Evening. My. C0ffy1vn. Cloy Ordale diff it 80 minor automobile a Keil a vhf 1 by death followed by that of his sister mrs. Alic e my a of both die after illness Long time resident of Community and Well known Farmer in county w 1 Lam Coffman age so years died tuesday morning at his Home Routh of Cloverdale. His death was followed by his Sisters mrs. Alice Mcavoy age 83 years which occurred tuesday evening at 11 30 o clock at her Home in Cloverdale. Both Dieu following a Brief illness. Or. Coffman a Well known Farmer has spent All of his life in the Clover Dale Community. He is a member of the Smyrna Church. Or. Coffman is survived by tie widow and four sons Rollie Coffman. Of Cloverdale Otha Coffman of Greencastle. And Curt and Harry both of Hammond. % funeral services will be heal 0111 1 \ alot is 1 i�?T1ul s i a Ait run n a 2 Quot clock Fnu. K the Reed funeral Home in Cloverdale. The Rev. Harold Mccammack of Belle Union will officiate. Interment will be in the Cloverdale cemetery. Mrs. Mcavoy the widow of Pike Mcavoy was a lifelong resident of the Cloverdale Community and was Well known. She is survived by seven children mrs. Roy Keller mrs. Woody me Kamey Charles and Curt Mcavoy. Altof Cloverdale mrs. Cora Mckamey of Coatsville Joe Mcavoy of Greensburg a. And August Mcavoy of Greencastle. Funeral arrangements for mrs. Mcavoy have not been made pending word from her son in Pennsylvania. There were two minor automobile wrecks in the City tuesday afternoon. A o one was injured in either and the property damage was slight in both cases. A car driven by Elizabth Julian. 715 Crown Street and one driven by Roscoe p. Moore. 510 Smith Jackson Street collided at the intersection of College Avenue and Hamm streets the other collision was Between cars driven by mrs. Patterson of a Boru. Ill visiting in the will Glide will Home and Ralph Torr 708 oust Seminary Street. Officer Logan hum investigated both wrecks. City police mayor iams follows in gambling warning by raid wednesday eight i v yer8 present bus Rural until Lull than five ions Cutie m he waa expected to Rule today on a proposal pm ending the dispute submitted by the u. S conference of mayor leu it d by mayor Fiorillo h. Laguardia of new York. The plan y would restore i evading wage sched Ulea on Al pop cts begun prior to july 3cc&Quot a when t 1940 Relief act became v p1 prescribed a 130-hour 3/ c All spa employees at see Lance Clinton township school bids made Frank f Cooper trustee of Clinton town.1. Awarded five school bus route1 Berry Edtl Miller John Mckethan Vidar Martin and Raymond Cunningham. The bids ranged. From $3.54 to im.3 no neutrality legislation now Onfer eni i i 1 neen is n ate leaders and president settles dispute Washington. July 19 a up president Roosevelt had abandoned his drive to revise the neutrality Law at this session and Congress was driving today toward an Early adjournment. Democratic and Republican leaders in the Senate predicted that the session would end in the first week in August As a result of the president s reluctant decision to postpone changes in the neutrality Law until next year. But the president insisted that responsibility for failure to revise the Law. In event of a european crisis would rest upon the Senate. He was understood to have said that because of the Senate s failure to act he would be forced to take the Issue to Coll Inird on in Nof i our Indianapolis july 19.�? up a arrest and prosecution of All truckers violating the truck weight j tuesday of each tax Law was ordered today by Don f. Stiver sups a Itle Udint of state police in a message to All state police chiefs of police town marshals and sheriffs. A since both the state and Federal courts have held the weight tax Law constitutional i wish to request that All state police begin at once a strict and impartial enforcement of this Law. Furthermore i wish to request of All chiefs of police town marshals and sheriffs their co operation in enforcement of the weight tax his statement read. He said that All poisons violating the act would be prosecuted now Ami that he wished to give everybody adjourned fair warning so that he would have no excuse for violation of the act. The order to begin the enforcement of the truck weight tax Law will not bother Many if any persons in Putnam county mrs. Lillie Mcferrin in charge of the county s Auto License at nay. Said wednesday. She said the a ram i cake ii is c Esse in a meet held to Glidewell Home to evening the Putnam county Rural youth club met at the Home of or. And mrs. Ted Glidewell. Tuesday evening for a very successful meeting. There were seventeen members present and eight guests. The meeting was presided Over by vice president William Wright. Miss Grimes gave the Secretary treasure report of the club. The dub having had a refreshment stand at the Madison Amateur contest july 12th, had a Good treasurer s report. Eleanor Sweringen Paul evens and Russell made their report to the dub on the Rural youth school which they attended. It was decided on by the group that the club would meet the third month for their regular meetings. The next meeting to August 15th, at Tow Home it of Mary Virginia Young North of Greencastle. Roger Morrison and Virginia Young were appointed to act on the entertainment committee with Paul evens As chairman. The program committee and entertainment committee Are co meet tuesday evening july 25th. In the county agents office to make out the program for the remainder of the year also the entertainment for the different meetings. Delicious refreshments were served by mrs. Glide vol and the meeting fail in a tempt to and a age a r surrender drastic Mim it me it its after failures route it i Ltd Sulu Pitird consolidated is Hool Board opened bids tuesday. Costs higher the local Board of school trustees met tuesday evening for the purpose of considering bids for driving the seven school owned busses for the two school years 1939-40 and 194041. The successful riders or those considered the seven lowest or Best bidders were As follows Staten Owens. Lawrence Long Maynard Johnson Ben Pace. Robert Stoner Eugene Crawley and Russell new gent. These appointments however Are tentative until final qualifications have been met. Local Drivers Are required to furnish Bond and carry liability. All Drivers in Indiana Are also required to provide physicians certificate of physical fitness. Contracts will he awarded when these requirements have been met by successful bidders. The bids this year were somewhat higher than those of two years ago. But not excessively so. The average was approximately 15c per Day higher than those of 1937. Thieves steal gems Indianapolis ind. July 19. Up thi ves stole $10.000 in jewels from a fashionable North Side Dick Duncan was operating game la recreation club recently of pc i i on East Side the first poker game to be raided in in encase 1 a in several years was abruptly interrupted at two of clock wednesday morning by officers Logan Wood rum and Berkley Watson. It was on the second floor on the East Side of the Square and Wras in charge of Dick Duncan who some time ago incorporated the Green us the recreation club a social club which he let been operating there. Recently he installed two Pool tables in these Headquarters. It was Suid eight players were present when the police walked into Trio place. A Var w d. James some time ago i rued a warning that further gambling would not be permitted within the City and the raid wednesday morning a. A follow up on that warning. Money and cards being used by the eight players were confiscated by the raiding police and were Hefu As evidence which were to he submit d to the mayor As evidences in City court. Duncan payed a Fine of $23.50 on guilty plea to gambling before mayor James this afternoon. Serious matters or Oil Lei Jelits i i asians dim am set Odds Over alleged Nav a Oil concessions Moscow. July 10 use sources indicated new dispute regarding up Japan today that i japanese con Home last night and burglarized two Cessions in Sakhalin Island has another nearby residences. Sued More serious proportions than recent fighting on the outer mongol the gems by longer to mrs. F. C. Ruvman. A Evelane 1. Wife of the n lain l to it appear a Kotary Cululi my is. Of to l i local Agency has Solil approximately 700 of these plates leaving 100 on hands but she docs not believe there arc that Ninny trucks being operated in the county now. Without the plates. She says she believes a number of Putnam owned truck owners bought plates elsewhere and. On the other hand a number of owners from other counties bought plates Here while driving through. The average Cost of these plates was about ill mrs. Mcferrin said which would indicate something like 57.000 at least has been received Here from that source alone. Mrs. Solomon funeral to mrs it la ged woman passed away tuesday at Home of son near Bainbridge heard with pleasure w afternoon the rotary club enjoyed a rather unique concert and musical program wednesday following their weekly luncheon when the ramp Creek Ramblers from i it rth West Putnam county appeared in Porson. There was plenty of comedy along with the music and it was a treat for everyone. Anveng those appearing were miss Opal Detro of Fin cast state Champion lady fiddler miss Bessie Osborn pianist and songs Bob Dragoo Russellville Whistler deluxe and Banjo artist Abie Cunningham guitar and song unusual. And Ralph Spivy Spencer the mayor of Walpole and spokesman for the organization. Their program included a Little of everything and was perhaps the most unusual that the rotary club has Ever heard. Mrs. Nettie Solomon age 88 years widow of s. S. Solomon died tuesday afternoon at 4 of clock at the Home of her son. Ren Solomon East of Bainbridge. She had been in ill health for some time. Death resulted from complications of diseases due to advanced age. Survivors Are three sons. Floy a Solomon of new Brunswick. Tommy Solomon of Bainbridge and Ren Solomon with whom she had made her Home for the past fourteen be amp re. Funeral services will be held thursday afternoon at 2 o clock from the old Union Church five Miles North of Lebanon with interment in a cemetery nearby. 20 years a to in or. And mrs. Charles Zeis left for a two weeks trip through the fast. They were to be guests in Washington of their son. James a Page in the House of representatives. Mrs. Frank Lyon Ami Ron Glen returned from a motor trip to Decatur Illinois where they visited relatives. Robert Frost Daggett. Indianapolis architect was employed to draw plans for the new Phi Psi fraternity House Corner Lar Rabee and College Avenue. Washington. July 19. Up the leaders of a congressional drive to end the wage hour Luw surrendered to president Roosevelt today and called for a Compromise. President Roosevelt had indicated that he would veto any amending Bill lie found unsatisfactory an i a rep. K k Cox. I a. Lender of the House bloc seeking drastic Amend a vents counselled his followers to Confer with the president and seek amendments he would accept. Earlier Cox had threatened As Leader of a majority of the rules committee to prevent any Bill reaching tin House floor until the wage hour amending Bill a it of rep. Graham a. Barden. Do a n. A. Was considered. At his press conference yesterday. Or. Roosevelt said the Bard n Bill would deprive 2.000,000 poorly paid workers of the Protection of the Law and cause Congress to approve unconscionably Low wages. A if this statement Cox said a that the Barden Bill if adopted by Congress would meet with a veto then it would be foolish further to contend for adoption of the he said he would advise Barden to a Stop the controversy for the time being and seek a Compromise with the administration. Bardens Bill is still in the House labor committee which reported other amendments introduced by chairman Mary t. Norton. A. N. J the Norton amendments would Grant some exemptions to agriculture workers and to certain classifications of White Collar workers. But supporters of Bardens amendments contend they do not go far enough. Wage hour administrator Elmer f. Andrews estimated that the Barden Bill would increase from 268,000 to 1.129.000 the persons completely exempted from the wages and hours regulations. And wrote mrs. Norton that the proposed cd Emp Toins a have no economic or social i Cox said the Bill a represents the i half Way ground Between those who 1 want extensive amendments and those who want none at organized farm groups failed in a fight to have the Barden amendments in substance written into the Norton Bill. Mrs. Norton and Andrews charged that they sought to provide with exemptions for strictly Industrial operations performed upon farm produce but far removed from actual farming. Who was visiting at the Home sister mrs. Fred Davis. To her report shows deficit Washington july 19 up Treasury figures for the first fortnight of the new fiscal year revealed a Lusty infant Defit it today of $335.281.249 anti assure-1 that president Roosevelt will not be Able to report a balanced budget in his second term. He has not planned for a balanced budget since taking office. Five Stales want ii Lahoma but Man dressier. Al. Is i Vil re s sell is kids Fml reek fugitive dressier Alia cd of f or kid Ozark. Ark july 19 up five states and the Federal govern Merit today negotiated for cur Tod of Oliver Lawrenc Lack Russell Acci a amp pings and a murder. He was capture yesterday by sheriff Champ Crawfoot and Constable Richard Hill who posing As flav Ermyn Quot came up on the of Luhnon fugitive As he r est i in a tui i a Cabin on the Bank of a Stream 18 Miles North of Here he surrendered quietly without a Battle. It was believed the states would relinquish Russell to the Federal gov a in mint which has the heaviest \ Quot Barge against him violation of the via Manchukuo Frontier. Of july 11 a russian court fined japanese concessionaires a total of $112,000 Japan in representations which Russia officially described As having the nature of an a by Midnight last night answers to a series of inquiries on the concessions. Russia rejected these a representations. The deadline for payment of the fines expires at Midnight tonight and according to japanese info in ants the companies involved face the threat of confiscation if they do not pay. Japanese said Japan considers the j dispute directly involves the prestige of tin japanese government and that i after expiration of the deadline tonight Japan might tie Quot forced to take a serious Mccasun it was asserted that Japan Felt Russia was bringing pressure against j naval Oil Uppit which Japan no stains from its concessions. For the to reason it was explained. Japan regards the Sakhalin dispute As being in a different Cut Gnoy from Border a disputes such As that on the Mon Golla Manchukuo 1 rentier. A Mari n a n \ see Ime v Fred Pelfrey of real Clinton Falls has a Sample of i a i uni Juana Plant which he will be glad to show to i it is saws there i some landowners who have it l Evin a their places and Are not aware of its identity. Inasmuch As the a i i a narcotic it it of the most virulent character and a Campaign is being waged to Geradl a the it. This Plant or. Pelfrey has Lindbergh Law in the kidnapping and a via a i p of interest As a Means of. A nor Quot a Micati a 0f plants growing Clos where. O o o o o o o o o o o today a weather a 0 and 0 a it local temperature 0 a a r \ .7$ partly Cloudy in North portion scattered showers in South i portion tonight or thursday some murder of Billy Hamilton. 23-year-old Arkansas City kans., flour Sal Man. Hamilton s body was found at Solon Mills 111, and Russell was Char a l with the slaying by u. S. Commissioner Edwin k. Walker at Chicago. Walker said he was sending a marshal Here to return the fugitive to Chicago to face trial. Conviction under the Lindbergh Law could carry i death penalty. Crawford said re sell confessed All the Kinda plugs except that of Hamilton. Russell is the 39-year-old son of a former Okmulgee. Okla. Police chief he was sent to Mcalester okla. Prison a year a for armed robbery of a Telegraph office. A week ago to escaped from a guard taking him to visit an Oculi St kidnapped r. E. Brown a Mcalester photographer and began the week Long escapade that ended Here yesterday. What warmer portions thud Central and North a minimum 67 6 h. Ill 6s 7 a. A. 69 8 a. A. 7 t 9 a. A. 7� Pic m 77 11 a. In. 77 12 noon. 77 1 p in 77 2 p. M. 77
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