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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - June 12, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaIt 0 i Wmk we Athba Tai 4. A the daily Banner a for United press service All t1ie Home news a Iai it it Waves for ally forty seven Greencastle Indiana met Niay june 12,1939. No. 204 standing a sons get Jeg Kees Mon. were Confer lbs rid silent wild Man it exercises hoovers guests of former gov. Goodrich of visions of youth by was speaker at com Flient subject was a Bridges into a better world Winchester. Ind. June 12 up a former president Herbert Hoover and mrs. Hoover were guests of former gov. James p. Goodrich today previous to the former president s delivery of u commencement address at Earl Ham College at Richmond tonight. Hoover met nearly 100 republicans at a 100th District party meeting last night. Few University on monday la in honorary degrees upon 1 ending persons As a feature of a 100th graduation exer College presidents received tree of doctor of Laws pres f Herman b Wells of Indiana j a site president Horace g l0f Garrett biblical Institute. Evelyn Riley Nicholson wife hop Thomas Nicholson re i the degree of doctor of lit a and or. Irvine c. Gardner Lushington d. C. The degree of r of science. District superintendents o Ethod isl Church received the r of divinity the Rev. John e. R of the Greencastle District he Rev James v. Claypool of evidence r. I., District in tie Bern new England conference i Wells was recognized As the Quot rest Man elected president of a i University. He was chosen by Tallur of Quot americans Young men. Of the ten outstanding Young i America for 1938, the year i inaugurated president of Ini University. Silent Smith of Garrett has that institution since 1932 served on its faculty since 1927. Graduated from North we3 a University and As a methodist Ter served churches in glee Ston and Wilmette in ill Nicholson is a former Creen citizen. She was graduated Depauw in 1897 and did Grad Ork abroad she was a teacher tin and at one time was head i department at Cornell College fee last eighteen years she has president of the women s for missionary society and is throughout methodism in Bra. She has written Volomin i on Mission work Art Arche Jan world peace. Her Brochu r in. To a parkas world Quot was a the pioneers publications in Leace movement. She has been Ite to Many important confers including the recent uniting Furente f the meth list Church is City. Her work As chair the american committee Ling the status of women in mis Fields will be culminated this l the organization of the wond action of methodist women. Gardner who received the of science degree is perhaps finn or his work with the a geographic expeditions f o i solar eclipses. In 1933 l sent to Asiatic Russia to graph the eclipse of that year i he did with camera and lenses own design. In 1937 he was Quot d n similar task this time the being taken from Canton 1 in tin South Pacific. Or. Iduate of Depauw with ass of 1920 and is a native or h veg been born in Idaville. Fig the world War he served Al Quot ordinance department and develop fire control appear he holds membership in Many societies and contribute l s National geographic mag 1 and other scientific journals. Pm in Chevy Chase my. Rev. Or. Porter who received p thi d. D. Degrees has served Cunt Nurun i Lului sight notice All cub scouts not having transportation to the boy scout Camp tuesday evening Are requested to meet at the South Entrance of the court House promptly at 6 o clock. Fraternity honors miss in Orali Morhain speeches honoured .1 eur at Delta Tal banquet sat i Zhav evening Cash gift announced by Depauw �s100.000 Given by mrs. A. A. Wilkinson in Honor of her husband did not attend University services for James or. Wildman Taber held monday to endow a chair of social and Busl Ness economics was founder of lumber company during every commencement period at Depauw University some event stands out because of the heart interest it contains usually in connection with the return to the Campus of graduates of former years. This commencement period there has been no happening that stirred the hearts of the participants More than the banquet Given at the Delta Tau Delta fraternity House on Taylor place saturday evening when the 50 Active members of the fraternity and 75 graduates of other years assembled to give Honor to miss Norah Forhan of Greencastle who for thirty two years was maid at the frat House her work closing with this year. It was an acknowledgement from the 125 mature men and Young men present that miss Forhan Nad been very faithful and Loving in her care of them during the time they were in school. The 75 alumni who were there came from All parts of the United states to join their frat Brothers in the tribute. An outstanding example of this was the presence of Garrett Leverton 14, who flew Tom Hollywood. California to express his tribute. He is an important Man form pm at Hollywood. He was presented to the gathering As toastmaster for the evening by John Cartright. We. Welch represented the Active chapter. Brief speeches honouring miss Forhan were made by Fred Tucker. A a Dagon Thomas. Geo. Neal Geo. Kadel. Guy Morrison e. E. Wood Nichols. Hoy o. West and others and miss Forhan made a charming Little talk mostly of reminiscences which moved the hearts of the men whom 3he addressed. She had greeted each of them by name and nickname As they entered the House. I Cunt i nerd a in 1 Uge two a Cash gift of $100 000 for the purpose of endowing a a chair of social and business economics at Depauw University was announced by president Clyde e Wildman during the University s commencement exercises Here this morning. The gift is that of mrs. Allen a. Wilkinson 3444 Washington blvd. Indianapolis and is a memorial to her husband. Or. Wilkinson who died in 1929. Was the founder of the Allen a. Wilkinson lumber company one of the most widely known lumber companies in the Middle West. I neither mrs. Wilkinson nor her husband were graduates of Depauw. Or. Wilkinson born in Ulster county new y irk. Was educated at it. Edward Academy in that state and mrs. Wilkinson who was Anna Greer of Oxford. Ohio was educated at Oxford College. Or. Wilkinson started his business career i n muscle Indiana where he was associated with James Boyce for Many years a leading business Man and manufacturer in Eastern Indiana. In 1889 or. Wilkinson formed the Allen a. Wilkinson lumber company and continued As its president until his death May 26. 1929. Under his management the company enjoyed a rapid expansion. Or. Wilkinson belonged to Many fraternal and social organizations and was a member of the methodist Church. Funeral services were held monday afternoon at 2 of clock from the Reed funeral Home in Cloverdale for James Taber 19 year of a son of James Taber who died after a several weeks illness of heart disease. The Rev. Gilbert Mccommack was in charge. Interment was in the Cloverdale cemetery. Survivors Are his father two Brothers and three Sisters All at Home. His Mother preceded him in death about a year ago. The Young Man Koukl have been a senior in the Cloverdale High school next year. Rector graduates had dinner sunday celebrated twentieth a versa by of scholarship foundation services monday for George smell cd j died saturday morning at his Home Southeast of Belle Union Rector scholar graduates at Depauw University celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the Rector scholarship foundation Here sunday As dinner guests of mrs. Edward Rector widow of the Depauw Benefactor. Principal speakers at the dinner program included the Hon. Roy o. West of Chicago close personal Friend of the rectors and president of Depauw a Board of trustees or. Henry b. Longden. First director of the foundation president Clyde e. Wildman and Dean g. Herbert Smith present director. Robert Farber Secretary of admissions at Depauw presided. A report of the Rector memorial Library committee of which Russell Alexander of this City is chairman showed that nearly 350 books had been added to the Rector Alcove in the University Library. Officers for the coming year will be Frank Kothman it it of Dayton. Ohio president William Kinnally of Indianapolis. Vice president and Harold e. Robbins of Tucson Arizona Secretary treasurer. Following the dinner Rector scholars went to Forest Hill cemetery where or. Rector is buried and placed a Wreath on hit Tomb. Gave charge to seniors Bact Cal i reate services were held sunday evening at Gobin Church gave charge to seniors told of strengthening mul vitalizing Power of Ileal religion and it dignity received honorary degree George fierce expired sunday syk Vuks Oil . Known Farmer will be held tuesday George w. Pierce age 70 years Welt known Farmer died sunday morning at 3 o clock at his Home at Clinton fails f allowing a Brief illness. Or. Pierce suffered a stroke about a week a which resulted in his death yesterday. Survivors Are the widow. Mrs. Lid.-. Picuci am. Foster daughter mrs. Arvel Roach of this City. Funeral service will he held tuesday afternoon at 2 of clock from the Clinton Falls Church in charge of the . Walter Wilmoth and the Rev. G. C. Ramey. Interment will be made in the Clinton Falls cemetery. I mrs. Evelyn Riley Nicholson wife of Bishop Thomas Nicholson and formerly of Greencastle was honoured by Depauw University monday at its Loo i commencement program. By being awarded a degree of doctor of literature. Mrs. Nicholson formerly lived Here. She was the daughter of the late or. And mrs. F. A. Riley. She is a sister of Ben t. Llcy of this City and has Many friends in the Community where she lived Many years. Funeral services for George smed Ley Well known resident of Jefferson township who died saturday were held monday at 10 of clock from the Walnut Chapel Church in charge of the r v. Reuben mss ten. Burial was in the Chapel cemetery. Or. Smedley died saturday morning at his Home Southeast of Belle Union. He had been in ill health for Many years. He was 83 years old. Survivors included the widow a daughter. Mrs. Walter Keller one son. James Smedley both of near Belle Union and u step daughter. Mrs. Etta Ratcliff of near Harmony. Jury assembles fur Highway Case c j com Mission s condemnation suit is against Juniata Bly the regular panel of the Putnam circuit court Petit jury was assembled in the jury Box this morning for the opening of the Case of the state Highway commissions condemnation suit against Juniata Bly of Plainfield. The jury members wore questioned first by attorney m. J. Cult of James Heavin buys Green popular Young Man takes Over a the Peoples grocery on monday James Heavin. Popular local Young Man. Who has been employee i at the Peoples grocery on East Washington Street for the past year on monday assumed ownership of the store having purchased it from Sam Mccoy. The latter will go to Gosport on july 1, where he takes Over the management of the Cloverdale hardware and lumber co. Succeeding Frank Duncan of Cloverdale who has been there for the past Twenty years. Or. Heavin will continue the sane High Grade lines of merchandise and fresh fruits that the store has been carrying. Challenges graduates Richmond. Ind. June 12.up former president Herbert Hoover today challenged the graduating class of Earlham College to a Battle eternally against confused thinking As he spoke at the 02nd commencement exerciser today. Hoover also was Given an honorary doctor of Laws degree by William Cullen Denis president of the College. Wins tournament Philadelphia country club a. June 12.�? up a Byron Nelson of Reading. Pa., today won the National open Golf championship by defeating Craig Wood. Mamaro neck n. X. In an 18-Hole playoff. Murphy for that defense who was followed in the questioning by attorn y James for the state. Appearing for the defense were attorneys same nos and Blesing of Danville m. J. Murphy of Greencastle Roy outlier Lin of Hughes sul Crlin amp Hughes of Greencastle. And Beckett of Indianapolis. The state was represented by judge Lindsey of Indianapolis and j ii James of James amp Auer. Greencastle. This a retrial in effect of a Case which was in court last term but which was dismissed when an unexpected tangle in the circumstances affecting the Case developed. President Clyde e. Wildman told the 1939 Depauw University class of seniors at their baccalaureate services. Of a the strengthening 1 vitalizing Power of real religion and its Power to give dignity to the routine of he used As his text the quotation from Isaiah a they that wait upon the lord shall renew their strength they shall mount up with wings As eagles they shall run and not be weary. They shall walk and not or. Wildman Sai l that this unusual experience of mounting on wings As eagles will give youth physical moral. Intellectual social and religious strength. A it will give a sense of direction and a better prospective of values it will show that sane idealism is grounded in realism and gives significance to realism it will prepare you for the routine of Quot a Liberal arts College is not practical in the narrow sense but if Depauw can give you some principles according to which you arrive at your practical decisions then your years Here will have been useful As Well As continued or. Wildman. A have Confidence in the reality of your Best moments and share your Best moments with others a or. Wildman advised the seniors. He added a it May be that our Best moment will come when first we clearly understand the reality of this spiritual the american Flag is More than cloth and wooden Standard and we Are More than our physical or. Wildman spoke of Tho visions of youth and said Quot the vision is of value simply As it gives us inspiration for the journey the vision of the Mountain top gives us the Power to work in the Valley of May what you seniors have Learned in i get of Auw help you in your future a he concluded. His charge to the class was members of the graduating class in advancing you to your degrees. I have admitted you to the company of graduates of Depauw University and have Given you the right to become members of the larger company of scholars everywhere. You have entered into a fraternity entrusted with a Noble inheritance. You have not bought your privileges you have not paid a Price for these honors you Are the heirs of All the past. Mon of Rich mind have Laboured and you into their labors prophets High w ind caused much destruction Rev. J. E. Porter Rev. J. E put Ter supt. Of the Greencastle District of the Northwest Indiana me hoist conference was awarded an honorary d. D. Degree from Depauw University at its one Hundredth commencement program my nday morning. Rev. Porter has been a resident of Greencastle Many years and is quite popular Here. His Many friends were Happy to see him honoured by Depauw. Lives were endangered falling treks Limus a 1 wires by worse in Northern Indiana Ralph. Huffmo files Damaire suit Depauw named a defendant in suit based upon Seye Rante of relations Jesse Beemer. City underwent an operation at the county Hospital monday morning. 20 years ago in Greencastle from Somerset or. And mrs. Robert Pierce of Greencastle spent sunday at c. K. Halls. At a recital at the Home of or. Ami mrs. Earl Hill one of the recitalist was Thelma Koessler who played a Mazurka a the water by Lange. The top Price of hogs was $20.60. Or. And mrs. W. O. Timmons were in Indianapolis for the Shriner s convention. Also attending were de Coffman. Cleve Thomas. Elmer Van Cleave. George Christy and Frank Cannon. Fred Masten. County treasurer paid $541.733.81 into the state Treasury. Being the states share of the county a collection of taxes. Donald Maxwell accepted a reporters position on the Cleveland press. Miss Esther Jackson was chaperone for a party of Young people camping in c. C. Hurst a farm. Among them was Pearl Gibson. And sages. Scholars and men of science poets and men of affairs have wrought with patience and the abundant fruit of their toil is yours it is yours to use to increase and to bequeath to your successors. We Welcome you into this Good Fellowship of seekers after truth and servants of righteousness. In the name of these and of your sons who Are to follow you. The University charges you to be Strong. To quit yourselves like men. And to be Loyal to her ideals. A whats it even things Are True whatsoever things Are honest whatsoever things at just whatsoever things Are pure whatsoever things Are Lovely whatsoever things Are of Good report if there be any virtue and if there by any Praise think on these and since it is right and seemly that you do publicly declare your purpose so to do. I claim from you. To be Fellows with us in this University this pledge now in this predict. With a sober sense of your re Spons ability. Will you Promise to hold your degree so it suffer no harm in your holding it to hold it for the honest service of your Fellowmen to hold it with untarnished Honor to yourself ? and May the lord direct you in All your doings with his most gracious favor and further you with his continued help that in All your work lie gun. Continued and ended in him. You May glorify his holy name and finally by his mercy obtain everlasting life. Heaviest individual loss probably wan still red but Walter Leith driving was hazardous a wind of cyclonic proportions lashed Putnam county and Greencastle about six of clock saturday evening. The wind accompanied by a heavy Down pour of rain did much damage and endangered lives generally throughout the Section. Trees were up rooted in Many places limbs were blown from Trees and in some instances houses were damaged and life was endangered by the falling debris. Reports from Over the state indicate that it was much worse and the damage much heavier in other places than in Putnam county. It seemed to have been worse in Tho North and Northwest sections of the state than Here. The storm came from the West so far As Putnam county was concerned. A dangerous looking Black Cloud rolled out of a Low Western sky shortly before the storm burst in All its fury on the Community. There was no Wai Ning that the storm was flue other than the Black Clouds coming out of the West until it struck. The rain which accompanied it. Was blown with terrific Force and Many Homes were caught by Tho Down pour and damage resulted from the water. The a heavy rainfall which came with the windstorm was a a pulverized by the Gale and was carried along in an almost horizontal plane so nearly horizontal. In fact that the sume for the most part studded Over the yawning Mouths of rain gauges instead of falling into them. However with that condition prevailing one gauge at least pulled Down enough of the flying water to Register More than an Inch of rainfall. Vision of car Drivers was seriously shortened due to the Mist like water in the air rendering driving hazardous. Especially with streets and roads littered with Trees and limbs. Probably the heaviest individual loss in Green Castle City was suffered by Walter a. Heath owner of Tho building occupied by the Northern Indiana Power co., when two of Tho Large a plate Glass windows in the front of the building were pulled out by the Force of the High wind. One Glass on each Side of the door was taken out. While All the others remained intact. Wires went Down before the wind falling limbs and Trees and a Section of the City was in total darkness until shortly after eight of clock. Line Ley Oxman. Its pres Lent entered in Mon Werc Busy cleaning up live wires 1 to a written agreement by which the a in j wire entanglements in Many plaintiff would 1 a a a a tinted As pro places and worked most of the night Feasor of chemistry at a salary of j making temporary repairs. The fire-$2.916 for the a a a a c year 1933 1 men were also Call i into action Dur but that this agreement was termly the outgrowth of an occurrence on the Depauw Campus six years ago. Is n suit for $5.000 damages file i in the Putnam circuit court by attorneys for Ralph w. Hufferd. Saturday afternoon in which Depauw University is named As defendant. The suit is a cd upon the Severance of the relations Between the University and or. Hufferd in 1933. Prior to which time hot had been a teacher in chemistry in the ins Titu ton. Or. G. Bromley Oxnam now Bishop of the methodist Church was president of the University at that time. In the course of the writ plaint its recital of conditions Lead no up to the incident upon which the suit was based the complaint says Quot. Said school was engaging and hiring a persons to act As professors and to teach and encourage and set examples for such students in matters of religion morals and ethics As Well As in cultural and educational pursuits. That As a re ult of the president s it pinions and leanings of a pacifist nature he attempt a to toward restrict the activities of the plaintiff in connection with Tho Stu Lent military training and to discipline him because of the plaintiffs anti pacifist leanings. That on the 1 a a Day of january 1933. The defend it v one g. Brim ate i by the president in june 1933 or. Hufferd recite s that he. Not Only lost his employment for the academic year for which he had thi agreement but h. Been Able to a his suit is to recon the year named in the agreement with other costs. Is attorneys Are Victor it. Jose or and Scott a. Mcdonald of Indianapolis. Ing the storm when they answered a Call. With the wind howling and the fire Siren sounding along with the other excitement it proved to he one of the most hectic evenings marriage licenses Jewell w. Blue Packer at Cement Plant. Greencastle and Janice a. Nelson Telephone operator Greencastle. Haskett w. Rice trucker. Greencastle. And May Belle Thompson clerk Greencastle. Edna Max rach Crl Siuy Cuil Timmi such Aux had been ill for last two years Kerm les will be wednesday not since then Greencastle people have experienced ure employment i of Many years. Or the salary for the storm was the worst that has hit this Community for the past four or five years. The limbs that fell and the Trees that were up rooted indicated Tho condition of Many of our Fine Shade Trees. The storm took out much of the dead Wood in the Trees and those let it standing Are evidently in Good condition. There was much danger from live wires during the storm but fortunately no oni was injured and the Loose ends were quickly picked up by linemen and traffic was soon Normal. Although several streets were blocked for some time by Trees and other debris. A Large limb fell entirely across i con Nuril i a or two mrs. Edna Mae Bachert. Age 22 years passed away at noon sunday at the methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Mrs. Bachert had been ill for the last two years and on june 7 she underwent a serious operation. Which resulted in her death yesterday. She is survived by the husband. Glen Bachert. Tho parents or. And mrs. William Alspaugh. Five Sisters. 1 mostly Cloudy tonight and tucs mrs. Clifford Thomas. Mrs. Amos Day. Thundershowers tuesday warm Quinton mrs. Robert King. Mrs or in cast and North i Ortiz nil tonight. Arnold Mccarson and Leona als 1 a a Paugh and four Brothers. Maynard. Ralph William. Or. And Donald Wayne All of this City. O o o i i o o o o o o 0 0 today a weather 0 0 and 0 �0 local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 funeral services will be held wednesday afternoon at 2 of clock from the Shannon funeral Home in charge of the Rev. J. Drover Forward. Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery. Friends Mays Call at the family Resi Derce on North Jackson Street. Minimum it a. M. 7 a. M. 8 a. M. 9 a. M. 10 a. M. 11 a. M. 12 noon. 1 p. M. 2 p. M. 5ft 61 65 69 69 72 68 63 61 61
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