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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - July 31, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaRial. 4444444q weather Anu warmer 4 a forty seven the daily Banner 4 4 United press service 4 4 All the Hume news 4 0j a it Waves for All a a Green Castile Indiana monday Jln by 31, 1�.�. N. 24.�?T 1hdale Tennial big Success i l l i Eli on sunday ingest crowd of Wekkend k v in e s enjoyed and others spoke and Quot dotted with presenta Dii of pageant 4-h girls to perform thurs. The demonstration contest by the 4-h girls clubs of Putnam county will be he d on thursday afternoon at one o clock at the High school act was announced today. This will be the opening feature of the Putnam county fair and win be held at that time in order to Jal Quot the girls who Are now ready for the demonstration plenty of time. Tennial Celebration of the immunity closed sunday a sort of love feast of on Anil thanks follow pc Lusion of the perform episodes of the pageant Mically portrayed the out is in the development of oni an unimproved place i mess to the Modem is now. All of the Peri this pageant won the i of the various audience Kri witnessed the perform episodes during the four ill gave to their respect Feal and attention to of the direction of miss Alist in such work which eminent Success of the a whole. The pageant Landing achievement. No single item in the Days program of the Celebration which was not its kind. All of the Corn each member of each worked with untiring produce the Best of which capable and for the sue-1 f entire affair. A Centennial Observance As of the highest Quality any Community was the Many visitors from Dis who not being intimately Frith it could judge it Lone associated with it. Fet Collins Post of the legion. Among whose a idea of the Centennial option and who sponsored on. With the essential by citizens committees Era Tulat upon the Bril All. The Post had its toes who were entrusted ant parts in the staging Tennial. But they could Little without the Coop very organization every a and practically every the Community. There Ben an affair of any kind e which Hud so much of the citizens of the Hole. He Moon there was a the band followed by a us service conducted by y. John of Neal led the then presented one. A number of former the town and township rated on the platform there on the platform include Many others spectators who were led to be honoured but space and the time both in itch. Among those on l were Donus e. Denny chairman Frank Eckles. Will c. Jones Indian Ert e. Brown. Indiana a. Vaughan Danville a it. Greencastle Joseph e. Vemon e. F. White bed Farmer Elcaney i c. Clearwater John e by Foster e. S. Its Duncan. C. M. Furr ill V. Smythe Charles i. George b. Rockwell Pinyan and Jesse e. Me by was general chairman Tennial but because of his toss he was unable to do f work which the position id under Ordinary con pc a number of informal Turner residents of the who expressed their affection for the town Pic. One of these speak Hon. Joseph m. Kelley non this state former the Trust Section of the tankers association As by the chairman of the he is a son of the late re Hart former school beloved woman of clo jewel Vaughan former now superintendent of Hendricks county talked sing his pleasure at be and his love for Clover Allen surrenders after killing polic e c Hief Cynthia ky., july 31 up a Charles Allen 70-year-old eccentric who shot and killed police chief George m. Dickey and wounded nine others in a Battle with posse men saturday night surrendered to at Jacksonville ky., today. Dollar Days to feature bargains Greencastle m e r v ii a its making spec tat. Offerings Fop two Days in this Issue of the daily Banner. Greencastle merchants Are making special offers for a two Days Dollar Day Sale on wednesday and thursday that will prove of great interest to the Thrifty shoppers. This Dollar Day Sale is an offering of High Grade merchandise at a time that is seasonable and no doubt the offerings will be the Best that Putnam county shoppers have had the Opportunity of realizing on this year. Look Over the advertisements in today a Issue and do your Thrifty shopping on wednesday and thursday. Picnic for Community tomorrow program of tournaments races conc Ert and sing planned mrs. J. W. Robe will attend picnic time hum been moved up to 0 15 interesting program should make it Enjo Yuhle Day fliers crash had landed Here thurs. The two Hanover students win were in the plane that landed Here last thursday morning crashed of Friday on their return trip to their Home in Dekalb Illinois. The two flyers. Everett Lunn Pilot and Eddie Ede a tried to Circle their biplane Over a Cut Oats Field when it fell from a a height of about 50 feet. The Impact Tore the motor Loose from its mounting and crumpled its right Wing. Lunn suffered a broken nose and Edell from bruises and Shock. The crash occurred about eight Mes Northwest of Attica. Anti american posters appear in Tokyo mrs. Morris Crowe he and aha 79 were there from Carp and entertained the audience with their Musie and their presentation of a a Laai Ilou Ruge three Tokyo july 31�? up extra police wore assigned to the american embassy today As anti american posters appeared on the streets proclaiming a Britain. America and Russia Ai-3 our common it was believed that the posters were sponsored by an obscure political organization but police took special precautions Incuse of rumours that a demonstration might be held before the embassy. The newspaper Manichi of Oska in an article by its diplomatic a pm my stator asserted that if the United states denunciation of the japanese american treaty affected japanese citizens residing in the United states a the United states will forfeit the loyalty of More than 100.000 citizens of japanese parentage in better begin planning today for tomorrow is the Community picnic and there Are Many families that expect to attend the Well planned affair that starts at four of clock at Robe Ann Park. The picnic in Honor of mrs. John w. Robe and her deceased husband. John Robe will begin at 3 15 p. M. And there will be a full group of activities starting at four of clock to take up the hours until the entire family can get together after six. Mrs. Robe plans to attend the picnic. From 4 to 5 30 the plans Call for tournaments conducted by the recreational supervisors and also unsupervised sports. The planned sports will be made up of u father and son Horseshoe tournament a Mother anti daughter croquet tourney Ami a family tournament at shuffleboard. T h e unsupervised sports include the Many other facilities offered at the Park Badminton volleyball deck Tennis softball Etc. From 5 30 to 6 15 there will be events to amuse everyone when the tricycle Wagon and Scooter race will lie held. Everyone up to and including seven years of age is eligible to enter. The children will be divided according to Ages and those four and under will compete As will those four to seven inclusive. From 6 15 to 7 00 there will be the picnic followed by the band concert by the Greencastle High school summer band under the Baton of Gene Pennington. The concert includes the following numbers under escort March officer of the Day March Sandra overture intermezzo his Honor March Saskatchewan the Outlook March one of the main features will be the Community sing at 7 30. Growing in popularity throughout the country this should prove to be entertaining. There will be a screen and the words will be flashed on it so that everyone should be in unison an Ltd they will All know the words Gene Pennington will direct. Draft horse entries due interest among horse breeders of Putnam county is Bong entered on the Putnam county show which will be head Here August 10. 11. And 12. David Grimes county agent stated today that draft horse entries will officially close on monday August 7. Stalls will be Given those who enter before this Dato or until the 92 stalls Are All taken. Other entries wlm let a Aceste j after this Date but stalls cannot be Guaran teed or. Grimes announced. Two wounded. Robbers flee from gun fire Demy Campaign in full swing mostly off the re cold Iii Russion of Camit sign problems tall Corn race on in county j. Ferrand brings stalk Over 18 feet tall in the annual tall com race in Putnam county is started. C. J. Ferrand of Fillmore brought to the office of the daily Banner monday a stalk of Virginia White Eureka Corn which measures 13 feet one Inch and Hasni to got ils growth yet or. Ferrand says. There Are two roasting eats on the , but the main purpose of this variety in life is to produce ens Ilage for Dairy Stock which is the purpose or. Ferrand had in planting it. This Corn was raised on the former Moore farm at Flatwoods and on soil which until this year was a Woods pasture never having 1hch cultivated. There is a Large Field of this Corn on the place and or. Ferrand thinks the average height of the stalks is 10 feet at least. Or. Ferrand has begun to worry about How he will gather the Corn from these stacks if he allows it to mature without grinding it into ens Ilage. He has a step ladder in mind to be used for that purpose. There will be other outstanding or upstanding samples of Corn stalks produced in the county this season and the daily Banner would like to learn of the verified height of the Best of them. Indianapolis. Ind. July 31 a up the democratic party a 1940 Campaign in Indiana was in full commissioners let contract the members of the Board of commissioners of Putnam county met in special session saturday and let a contract to the George j. Mayer company of Indianapolis for two Bronze tablets which will have a place upon the Walls of the new county jail. One of these tablets will measure 20 by 12 inches and will have on it. Administration of Public works Franklin i. Roosevelt president of the United states Harold l. Ickes administrator of Public works thi spa administration requires such a Tablet be displayed upon structures with which it has had connection. Also the commissioners will provide a Tablet measuring 20 by 20 inches upon which will in displayed Illinois Central train j held ii by three at Del Rey believed after payroll Money consigned to first National Bank of Rantoul from Chicago Federal Reserve Bank Champaign. 111. July 31. Up train robbers believed seeking the $56.613 payroll for Chanute Field. U. S. Army air base were routed from an Illinois Central train at Del Rey today in gunfire that wounded one of the bandits and a mail clerk. The Money was consigned to the first National Bank of Rantoul from the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank. Railroad reports said three men made the unsuccessful attempt. Two escaped leaving their wounded companion. The train resumed its route from Chicago to Campaign taking the wounded men to a Hospital there. Railroad officials believed the bandits failed to get any of the mail and express in the train. Railroad employees along the line o the train reconstructed the attempt As follows one Man boarded the trains a it coach at Onarga about 35 Miles North of Here. Another was believed to have hidden himself on the locomotive or tender. The third in an automobile awaited at a Cross roads just South of Del Rey. When the train approached the crossing where the Confederate waited in the automobile the Man aboard the locomotive jumped into the cab and attempted to hold up the fireman and Engineer. Old time clocks were on display among the interesting old relics displayed at the Clov Crdal Centennial last week was a collection of clocks. Probably the oldest one displayed was that in the Charles Rockwell family. It was acquired by the father of Charles and George Rockwell Many years ago. It was sold at a Rale in Cloverdale township for the sum of 25 cents and the buyer after getting it Back to town asked the elder Rockwell what he would pay for it. The sum of $1.00 was offered and it was sold. Since then it has been in the Rockwell family and is a valued heirloom probably Worth several hundreds of dollars. It has Woollen works and if the Case was finished it would be a handsome piece of furniture. It keeps perfect time and was running during the time it was on display. Another wooden wheel clock was on display in the l. L. Runyan store. It is owned by Eugene Keller. Another i owned by the uly Denny family and or. Gray had a very Small and unique one on display. Packers Birg Spring Given new setting state Highway commission Aphis Bukai Wikul Oki Kino Koi stain to Spring Community pm Iii shown Waller Whittaker mayor of Coni Iii Silty in Stfort to Seuero permanent improvement japs tighten net in China Tussia As , As in inti cat Sikai. In Kait Kast charge two with kidnapping girl 51 Alette 27, Laws 14 year old girl is his wife Shanghai. July 31. Up japanese army authorities alleged today that Russia was financing a chinese guerrilla Campaign against japanese Aird Romes and Supply depots in the Shanghai banking area Quot Vittli the support of British the British consulate general retorted that the entire statement in which the charge was made Quot is full of lies from beginning to a formal statement issued by the japanese army press Bureau entitled a extra new a said a was Adverse British feeling toward Japan has been aggravated the British Consul general has been watching for an Opportunity to instigate retaliatory action against Japan a a recently British consular authorities succeeded in establishing close Contact with the soviet consulate at Shanghai with a View to exchanging Klamath Falls Ore. July 30 up two men held in Klamath a information regarding Japan county jail today awaiting j Parkersburg a Beautiful Oasis nestled among the rolling farm lands and Trees on state Road 43 near the Putnam Montgomery line has always been famous for its flowing Spring but form now on it promises to become More widely known if this is possible because of the extensive work the Indiana state Highway commission has completed in making the wonderful Spring the outstanding one of its kind in Indiana. Last week the commission workmen. Completed the rebuilding of tin bubbling drinking Fountain which was started Early in the Spring. A Beautiful setting has been made for the thirsty who Stop at tin Spring. It has been built of native Stone set in Concrete. The water flows from three sources the Mouth of a lion in the Center and on either Side is a sanitary Fountain from which the ice cold water flows Twenty four hours per Day. Every Day in the year. Just beyond the Fountain is a Long seat on which the weary May red while refreshing himself from the Spring. Above the water a Wall of Stone has been erected and on top of this Are smaller stones set on Edge and in Concrete making it a Perm it shrine to which All thirsty May go for a refreshing rest. The water comes from a Spring some 250 feet North West of the Fountain. It in on an Alley in the platted town of Parkersburg. Adjacent to this Spring is a second one which la located on the property of Walter Whittaker the mayor and Dean of Pur Kersburg a citizens. He has resided in the one place for More than 50 years and it was largely through his efforts that the Highway commission became interested in making the Fountain a permanent one. Or. Whittaker talked to various a consequently it has Bren Learned he Khz la heh it is Lind circulated a be to Colorado where they will be that Surprise attacks against Jap charged with kidnapping a 14-year j anes0 Aird Romes and arms Supply de old girl. 1 Shanghai banking area. They Are Jack Mallette 27, and Tkv making use of chinese communist Ray Dunbar 40. Accused of abduct j guerrilla forces Are being Conte ting Katherine Katzdorn of Pueblo plated. Upon his arrest Mallette declared he Quot according to reliable information had married her in Hillside Ore. The sum appropriated for required expenditures amounts to about 15,000 Yuan $l,350i a month which is to be Given the a his Ese communist party through the soviet Consul the British consulate general in Tice of peace Fred Niles he said lie the names of All county officials who swing today following a meeting of a have been connected with the Croc a displayed a paper purporting to be a county and District chairmen and Tion of the jail. License but officers said the writing Nebraska woman Hurt in Wmk Wilbur Grimes Greencastle collided with car near Plainfield mrs. Nancy Singleton of Lincoln Nebiu is u patient in the Putwain county Hospital As a result of an Accident in which a Greencastle car was involved sunday morning near Plainfield. A car driven by Wilbur Grimes or Greencastle collided from the rear with a car driven by Harold Bartholomew of Indianapolis and thei sideswiped another car driven by Jesse Thompson of Newcastle. Mrs. Singleton suffered a fractured left ankle in the Accident. In the Grimes car were mrs. San Leton sister of or. Grimes and or. And mrs. Curtis Neal of Greencastle. Mrs. Singleton was brought to the Hospital and or. And mrs. Neal received Only minor injuries. Mrs. Neal is the daughter of or. And mrs. Grimes. The Accident was investigated by the state police who released or. Grimes on his own recognizance following the Accident. Vice chairmen Here yesterday. Most of the session was an off the record discussion of Campaign problems according to state chairman Fred f. Bays. He emphasized that the 1940 Campaign already had been started. Principal speakers were Bays National committeeman Frank Mchale mrs. Samuel Ralston National com Mitte woman and mrs. Sanford k. Trippet state vice chairman. Following the meeting the state committees troupe of vaudeville performers staged their acts for the visiting delegates. Open House was held throughout the afternoon in the Mcnutt for president Headquarters from which is waging the Campaign for the democratic presidential nomination of former gov. Paul v. Mcnutt. They were found by sheriff Lloyd in at a ranch near Klamath Falls where they and the girl had worked a for the last ten Days. Both men and the girl waived sex j tradition and do a expected an off j Cor from Colorado to come Here and formed of the charge said receive them today. Quot the entire statement is full of Mallette said he and Dunbar left lies from beginning to end. The Pueblo taking the girl with them. British consulate general has not he and the girl were married by jus relations whatsoever with the society and also is not attempting to devise retaliatory measures against Japan since that does not strikers police a lash in pitched Battle Cleveland july 31.�? up a two thousand pickets at the struck Fisher body company Plant fought police today in a pitched Battle. The pickets carried clubs and threw stones and officers countered with tear Gas. Police said a picket Lender stood on the roof of one of the plants buildings and directed the workers siege through a Loudspeaker. Scores were arrested. The fight began Over attempts of non striking workers to pass through the lines to their jobs in automobiles. Fine Leland Moore one Dollar posts Leland Moore owner of the car which was driven by miss Aliene was nearly illegible. Indianapolis livestock hog receipts 6,500. Holdover 69 Market 10 cents lower 160-250 lbs., $6.30-16.65 250-300 lbs. $5.65-16.20 Hinshaw at the Lime she was killed i�300-400 lbs., $5-$5 40 100-160 lbs., $5.90-$6.l5 sows steady to weak bulk $3.85-$5.25. Cattle 1,800. Calves 900 few loads Good and Choice steers Early steady on state Road 43, just South of Greencastle Friday evening was fined $1 and costs by judge William m. Sutherlin of the Putnam circuit court. Saturday afternoon on charge of permitting a minor drive his car without a License. 20 years a to in Greencastle a to weak bulk steers unsold under to tone weak Load Choice 1.260 la. Steers $9.75 heifers Strong to $9 25 Down cows Stead to Strong veal ers weak to 50 cents lower top $9.50. Sheep 1,500 Early Lamb sales steady top $9 bulk Good und Choice $8.25-$8.75. George Knaur bought the Harry Randel farm South of Buin Bridge for $11,000, or $137 per acre. There were 14 acres of Orchard. Simpson Sti Ner and Royal Dav s loft for Constantine. Mich., to put up the tent for the Chautauqua going from Greencastle. Or. And mrs. Charles Zeis returned from a weeks trip through the East. Jacob Hirt accepted a position with the Vancleave meat Market As delivery Man. Henry Kossler formerly in that position had work at the Zinc mgt my. Gilbert Patterson was at Horn from military service in France. Miss Thelma Koestler went to , o., to visit her sister mrs. Clyde Burks. Marriage licenses Roy Kelsey automobile Mechanic Crawfordsville. And Marjorie Ruth Mcvay at Home Groveland. Hervey w. Johnson Railroad labourer Avon and Emma Ruth Perkins at Home. Fillmore. Tettion from the people in the Community asking that the work be done. That everyone is More than satisfied is demonstrated by the Pride the Community takes in the new project. Land surrounding Parkersburg was first granted to Jacob Slun k by the government the Grant being dated october 30. 1823. It was known then As Somerset soon afterwards another Grant just South of the shuck holdings was granted to others and the town was platted on March 25, 1829. The original Grant provides that the flowing Spring shall be on Public property and because of this it is located on an Alley in the town. It has always been the source of the Community s water Supply in 1911 a Cement vault was placed near the Road Side and the water piped to it it became famous As a source of cold water and tourists from everywhere stopped to be refreshed. When the Highway commission improve i mad 43. The water tank was too far East for the new Highway so it was moved to its present location. It be came More Wicnty known As Auto traffic from All sections of the country passed and tourists stopped for water and today huge signs on Road 43 North and South Tell the tourist i of a cold drink awaiting him 1000 i Depauw Una Verutti gradual a feet away a a we inure a top. Peil return when they pass again no matter what time of Day or night it May be. It is estimated that thousand Stop there annually and with the new improvement it prom sos to become the Niccla of Ull thirsty Peop concern Shanghai Beta Lirla us ears old i to Depauw men take part in a Vienxay Day exercises among those treated by a local physician for injuries suffered in an automobile Accident late Friday which occurred on the National Highway West of Road 43, were or. And mrs. Ivan Wilkinson Rushville r. 1, Loura Mason and Elizabeth Lee Liberty. R. 2. And William Maley j Celebration is in charge of Owen d. Also of Liberty and the Driver of the Young. Charles p. Taft of Cincin car. The car was wrecked when it Nati Ohio will be the principal left the wet pavement and went Over speaker on the broadcast which a fifteen foot embankment. Closes at 11 15. Two is will participate in the Centenary Day exercises of Beta Theta i fraternity August 8, which will culminate the annual convention August 4 to 8 at Oxford Ohio. The reverend Frank Duddy �?T12. Cambridge Massachusetts will give the invocation at a program broadcast Over wow and the Mutual a broadcasting system at 10 15 a. M. C8t next tuesday. Dean g. Herbert Smith 27. Depauw University As general Secretary of the fraternity will present a sealed Box of material to to kept for a Hundred years to the representative of a Trust company. At 11 of clock the Westminster peals in the building we re Beta Theta i was founded on the Miami University Campus will sound the closing of the first Century of the fraternity s existence. The Chimes Are the gift of the fraternity to Miami University. The program of the Centenary i Hill Iii Llull i Tattu to r i#1 a a a amp ?.� a a a it a o a amp today a weather a tit and a it local temperature 0 009$a 0 00 0 0 0 generally fair tonight and tuesday somewhat warmer tonight except in Vicinity of Evansville Wanner tuesday. Minimum 6f c a. M. 69 7 a. M70 8 a. A. 75 9 a. A. 79 10 a. M82 11 a. A. 84 12 noon. 86 1 p. M88 2 p. A. 88
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