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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - March 15, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaSgt tar ther Rair at it colder . A 0 lu1ib they seven the Dahy Banister a or Waves for ally <5> in press Servi c1 a All the Home nth 3 a 3 3 -3 a a amp Vel Spring pening to be eld m Arch 22 merchants a a a set i Visi u Revti us next wednesday Ai w i band will Pla Ial wind a Lih Sinif contest 10 a Al renin t Init Ftp and Vul re la a downtown shoppers novel up Vinci opening something and exiting for the shopping pc has been arranged in Green be for tin night of wednesday a a 22 by enterprising local Mer to. Unusual feature is being arid by the Greencastle chamber Commerce. With numerous Busi hours cooperating to assure the of the special undertaking mins on the first Day of Spring years opening will serve a two purpose first introducing the Sprine merchandise second a preview of easter fancies e plan to lie followed in the Ial opening next wednesday Calls the participating merchants to their shops open from 7 to 0 a in the evening and during time the visitors will have an a Unity to Stop at the stores to the new merchandise with the of immediate Purchase or plan for future needs n extraordinary contest too is t arranged by the stores compere. The store windows will be de during the Day wednesday at 7 o clock that evening will be filled to the Public. The Down visitors that evening will find Rentable to visit each store and it carefully each item displayed tie unveiled windows. Cd participating merchant is of a valuable merchandise prizes he contestant guessing nearest total value of merchandise in the tows each store Wil provide a gainer inside the business place re contestants May Deposit their Tea in the window contest. There 0 Obliga Ion in the part of the per except that the windows be a fully inspected to reach a fair ate of the merchandise display All entries must be submitted Eon the hours of 7 and 9 wed pay evening. Prize winners will announced the following Day. Tors Are eligible for prizes at each grating store for each store s lest is a separate unit in itself be Depauw University band jct cd by b. W. Bergethon will a special concert to entertain downtown visitors next wednes evening. All the selections Are arranged especially for the Jing opening event by the band i its director. 1 in All. The Greencastle merits a extending every Effort to the 19119 Spring opening the Ever undertaken in this City one that will Long be remember by the crowd expected in Green Jetle that night to join in the fes pm. Orrin cantle a Vihara wednesday March 15 1h.10 Raymond Kiley vice president of no. In k Raymond Riley manager of the Kroger store in this City was elected vice president of Kemba for the 1939 year at a recent meeting of la organization chairmen at the Kroger grocery and baking company offices to Indianapolis plans for the social and athletic activities for the year 1939 were discussed at the meeting. The Kemba organization is a Mutual Benefit association made up of employees of the Kroger company. It is the employees organization which sponsors and plans social activities of the employees. Rex Haislup of Indianapolis president elect of the state organization will attend the annual meeting of Kemba presidents of nil of the Kroger branches in the near future at the Headquarters of the Kroger company in Council changes time for meetings to meet on first and third monday evenings of each month Thom As Lake Breaks report damage High e it e a k s t it a Iii t i o n new Board of health Alem hers appointed building petitions brought i reports on poor Relief in North i. S. District attorney said he did not believe Federal Law violated store bandits get 1.000 Nderson ind., March 15 a two bandits who robbed the a grocery store Here of about �30 last night apparently Hail a be go Oil their escape today orking smoothly one of them employees at Bay with a gun pet scooped up All available h then he fled in a car driven an accomplice. A in Mccallem grocery night Ager believes some of the shots Jfred at the fleeing bandits struck air car. Tate police threw up a blockade nearby roads but no Trace was and of the men. Tomorrows Chapel Tany Are expected to Avail them ves of the Opportunity to Hoar Durant internationally known a and lecturer in an extended us Chapel address thursday a nine in Cobin memorial Church 10 30 speaking on the subject Rlue print for a better Durant will offer practical re a mend Tiona for meeting present problems involving our physical a Ficai moral economic and to Cal life. He is one of the most get for speakers in America ably no one rivals him in fre Quot by of re engagement. The Public a did to attend the lecture which the second in the series of the re 11 a revived Guy Morrison Walker her Mckamey of Fillmore re a 1� his Home wednesday from Putnam county Hospital. Fort Wayne. Ind., March 15.�? Iupe u. S. District attorney James r. Flemming said today he did not believe Federal Law had been violated in the alleged irregularities in administering poor Relief funds in Lake county. Flemming conferred monday with Lake county authorities and spa officials from Chicago after a Resolution had been introduced at the list session of the state legislature asking a Federal probe into distribution of Relief Money. A evidence was presented at the meeting that indicated 50 per cent of the poor Relief funds were being paid to persons not actually in Flemming said Quot witnesses said above Market prices were being paid for foodstuffs and merchandise designed for Relief Flemming said the Federal government regards its part of administration finished when it turns food or Money Over to local officials. He indicated the results of his inquiry would be turned Back to Lake county authorities and that he would inform gov. M. Clifford Townsend of his findings. One of the alleged irregularities brought before the monday meeting concerned $250.000 paid for food and clothes for persons on Relief Flemming said. Another involved the payment of $100.000 to a Lake county physician for handling Relief cases. Both of these sums were alleged to have been spent in a period of a year Flemming said. Circuit court notes the suit by Charles a. Heath is. The Pennsylvania Railroad company for damages was dismissed at costs of defendent Railroad company. This suit was brought by or. Heath for compensation from the Railroad corporation for damages he alleged were caused on his farm on the North Side of the Natl ortal Road West of Manhattan arising from the relocation of a Culvert under the Railroad roadbed lying along the North Side of the Heath land intended to take care of the water from a Stream through the Heath land. The notation on the court docket announcing the dismissal tat cd a Compromise and settlement had been effected be tween the parties fast basketball game for tonight Independent teams to play Benefit game Here for a term an legion Putnam county basketball fans will probably see the most scientific game and the finest professional Bis netball players in America in action on the High school floor tonight when the Ace coloured team of Quot new York meets the Indianapolis Kautsky s team in a Benefit game sponsored by the american legion., playing against the coloured stars will be such Indiana stars As Jewell Young Johnny Sines. Glynn Downey. Bob Kessler. And other former College High scorers. Frank Baird recently set a new High scoring record for one game rolling up 33 Points at Cleveland. The door i tonight will open at 6 lamp and tickets will be available at the doors. From the amount of interest hat has been shown it promises to be a big affair in basketball circles in Greencastle. Most of the county High school net squads will attend the and it should prove an interesting affair from the standpoint of Hall handling alone. The present City Council of Green Castle having been in office two and a half months showed. Tuesday evening it does not consider itself irrevocably bound by tradition when it changed its meet my nights to the first and third monday evenings of the month. From a time away Back in the hazy past the second and fourth tuesday evenings of each month have been the dates for the meetings. The motion to change was made by councilman Neal second cd by councilman Stoner and approved by the votes of All. Mayor James announced the appointment of the members of the new City Board of health naming or. George a Mccoy or. G. D. Rhea and prof. Jarvis Fulmer. A petition from Ted Kauble for permission to erect a five room residence facing South on Jacob Street Between College Avenue and Indiana Street to Cost approximately $2.000 was referred to a committee to report at next meeting. On the committee Are councilmen Welch Stoner and Starr. The Busch Monument company was granted a permit to erect a building 40 feet Long. 30 feet wide and with 18-foot Walls on their grounds at the South end of Locust Street. It is to be used to House new equipment. Mrs. Alpha Williams was Given a permit to excavate under the House at 201 South College Avenue known As Locust cottage and otherwise remodel. Jessie m. Porter asked and received permission to excavate for a basement and to add one room rebuild Chimney and erect a garage Al 811 South Indiana Street. Councilman Neal reported on improvements made at the Robe Ann City Park or. Neal being a member of the Park Board. Clinton Center school to give Spring my sisal the music department of the Clinton Center school will present their musical program on Friday evening March 17, under the direction of mrs. Frank Jarrell. The program includes the Grade students and also the High school music classes. Much work and Drill has been done on the program and it promises to be one of great variety and interest. It includes township orchestra 1. On Parade 2. Magnolia blossoms novelette 3. Ambassador March High school chorus to be accompanied by the orchestra 1. Moving along 2. At the end of the Cobblestone Road 3. Funny old Hills Box of dolls japanese operetta Given by the intermediate grades. Tom thumb wedding primary students. Molly be Jolly a very Clever operetta Given by the Junior High school and some intermediate Grade students. A a memories a musical pantomime in costume to be accompanied by Mary Jane Vermillion violin Lloyd of Haver drum Eleanor Miller saxophone and Helen Jarrell piano. The Cost includes Ella May Wright. Rose Mary Cole Betty Ratcliffe. Bobby Miller. Norma Giltz. Kathleen new gent Mivian Martin. Floyd Worl. Katherine Smith. Mabel Wiatt. Billy Baird Peggy Miller Pete Vermillion. Lowell Wiatt. Martha Ann Spencer and Jack Vermillion. Between act numbers will be Given by Mary Jane Vermillion and Betty Miller. Pressure from heavy Rains was believed the cause Oduj of Thomas Lake located Southwest of Here in Madison township breaking East of the spillway and causing Waters from the Lake to cover a wide area. The sudden Rush of the Waters was said to have washed out fences and caused heavy look in the Vicinity of the Lake. A nearby Road also was re hated d troyed by the break. Tin Lake in the process of construction Many months covered 2.5 acres of land. Divided in two sections it was the East firtion of the Lake it which the break diagnosis 01 or sponsored in to am coi qty will in Arti it ii ate in nation wide a Ami sign this month Tiger us concentrate on Anderson in Semi final tournament at Indianapolis tears Down Flag Indianapolis. Ind., March 15 he a a 52 year old chinese today faced charges of vagrancy resisting arrest and destroying an american Flag As the result of his action a a Ter Day in running Down and tearing a Flag from the soldiers and sailors Monument Here. Etc him Dies Rushville. Ind., March 15. Up a Gates Ketchum. 50. Brother of Anderson Ketchum. State budget director died suddenly in his office yesterday. Putnam county will participate in the nation wide Early diagnosis Campaign sponsored by the National tuberculosis association and conducted throughout the month of april it was announced at the meeting of the Putnam county tuberculosis association. Tuesday. Help find Early tuberculosis Quot will be the theme of the 1939 Campaign. Although substantial gains have been made in the Hist thirty years in the Conquest of tuberculosis it is still a health problem of major importance. The Putnam county tuberculosis association appeals to each citizen Quot help find Early tuberculosis a As a matter of fact eight out of every ten who now enter sanatoriums cannot be called Early cases. They Are in various stages of advancing disease. The reason for the failure to find Early cases is readily stated. Tuberculosis sneaks up on people without warning. Burly tuberculosis shows few or none of the symptoms. Once the body is so badly damaged that signs and symptoms become obvious. Then the Case is no longer an Early Case. The group in which tuberculosis is most prevalent Are the people who have had close Contact with the disease this usually Means members of a household in which there �9 or has been known a Case of tuberculosis or where a death from tuberculosis has occurred. If All contacts would have examinations great Progress towards finding Early tuberculosis would be made. Early tuberculosis is usually easily cured. It takes les time and Money to recover which is equally important whether the cure is paid for by the individual or the taxpayer out of Public funds. To keep an Early Case in Sanatorium for a few months May Cost a few Hundred dollars. To keep an advanced Case there for several years May Cost thousands of dollars. Early diagnosis is Good Economy. In the very Early stages tuberculosis is purely a personal misfortune but As it advances the sick person May become a Public menace As a spreader of germs. Hence finding Early cases will not Only Benefit the individual but also Benefit society. Listings Are now being made for the clinic to be held by the Putnam county tuberculosis association at the office of miss Friedman county nurse third floor court House. Wednesday March 22. Call 531 for appointment. Masonic notice stated meeting Cloverdale no. 132 f. A a m. Thursday March 16. At 7 30 p. M. Robert Seigleman w m.20 years ago in Greencastle mrs. Charles Howard took her daughter Mildred to the Hospital at Indianapolis for a tonsil operation. Gilbert Knetzer telegraphed his parents that he had arrived safely at Newport news on his return from France. Or. And mrs. Warren Newgent received word of the Safe arrival of their son Alex from overseas. Lieut. George f. Sage arrived from san Antonio. Texas to visit his parents. Or. And mrs. Thomas Sage North of town. Or. And mrs Earl Ellis were visited by the latter a step Mother mrs Jennie Frank of Brownsburg Walter Brown moved into his newly purchased Home on South Indiana Street. With their Eves focused on a semifinal title the Tiger cubs today were ready for their final big workout before taking in the tournament at Indianapolis saturday As a participant along with Anderson. Franklin and Aurora. Franklin and Aurore Are left to fight out their own Battle while the Tiger cubs and coach Glynn Downey concentrate on the ande con indians. Archie Chadd the former Bainbridg e Netter who is remembered for his feats on the Hardwood of Putnam county and then at Butler University has the reputation of sending the indians of Anderson reservation on War path at tournament time Anderson although Defeated by the Tiger cubs this season is closely watched by the leading basketball Heads of Hoosier Dom the team is Large and Chadd is As cunning As Ever. Archie a lieutenants have spread the word in Many quarters that the Tiger cubs will take the indians when the two meet but the local cagers Are turning a deaf ear to the psychological sounds and going right ahead with plans to meet the indians in a Battle Royal. The cubs broke a Long winning Streak for the Anderso nites several weeks ago. But that was a Long time considering All that has happened in this year s tournament play. Since the change a few years ago. The cubs have not reached the four team finals. They were within reach of the goal last year Only to be downed in the final bout of the Semi final tournament at Indianapolis. The Tiger cubs Are More than anxious to be included in the big tour this time and when they take the floor against the Anderson indians saturday afternoon everything Points to the locals being prepared to fight their Way to their goal. Several Hundred Greencastle supporters will Lee present to encourage the Tiger cubs in their Battle. It seemed today that All of the 702 tickets allotted Greencastle would be sold locally More than 500 of the tickets had been sold last night and the demand continued today. The remaining tickets Are at Mullins drug store. Two of the cubs. Don Frazier and George Taylor played on the Torch floor in the Semi finals last year and will have that advantage. Ben Hanlon. Johnny Koessler and Raymond York have not taken part in a Semi of Nal. That a others in the first ten Floyd Goodman. Howard Buis Dick Coffey Carrol Hammond and de York too will find it a new adventure from the player stand Poirot. Eight of Andersons first ten players go to the tournament with at least two years experience on the team but the cubs still wont feel handicapped since they have met the indians As Well As other top notches this season and have come out with Kinter provinces in hitlers name crowds hissed and boded German in streets of Prague Douce Stop fist touts Fleenor succeeds ke8tnkr Indiana f0u6, Ini Mitch is a Uff it a Wilbur Fleenor Seymour state Highway department auditor will assume the office of chief Deputy treasurer of state today Fleenor. Whose appointment was announced yesterday by Joseph Roberts. Treasurer will be sworn in by supreme court judge Curtis g. Shake. The new Deputy succeeds e. N. Keener Browns town who died March 8.Southern Indiana prepares for flood upstate Waters left Trail of mud and debris expect c rest soon by United Precia the Southern Section of Indiana today braced itself for flood Waters racing downstate. Upstate the Waters left a Trail of mud and debris where they had covered City streets and skilled into Lowland Homes. The floods lowered slowly upstate and were expected to Crest in the Southern Section some time late this week. The weather Bureau at Indianapolis forecast Little damage Down state because of Advance warnings to Lowland residents. One Man who Clung to a tree for two hours after his boat overturned in flood Waters was rescued yesterday. He was Edward Jones a state game Warden. Jones had taken a boat near Montezuma to Rescue stranded Quail and pheasant upstream. When it overturned he Clung to it until it neared a tree. He made a dive for the tree and clambered up it. After calling for help for two hours he was rescued. The Wabash River was reported falling at Logansport and Wabash but rising slightly at Terre haute Vincennes. It. Carmel. 111., and new Harmony. Water was falling slowly on the West Fork of the White River at Noblesville and on the East Fork at Shoals and Seymour. Traffic continued to be disrupted on Indiana highways due to flood conditions. Arteries in Crawfordsville fort Wayne la Porte Greenfield. Vincennes and Seymour districts were blocked. At several Points the state Highway department stationed trucks to Tow motorists through Short stretches of inundated considers appropriation Bill presidents request asks for $150.000,000, additional Relief Money in Diana Polis livestock hog receipts 6,000, holdovers 135. Market steady. 160-250 lbs., $7.55-$7.75 250-300 lbs., $7.20-$7.50 300-�?�100 lbs., $6.90-$7.10 100-160 lbs., $6.60-$7.35. Sows mostly $6 50-$7. Cattle 1,300, calves 500. Early steer sales weak. Heifers and cows steady. Several loads steers Hill 1.50 heifers mostly $9 50 Down. Dealers steady top $11. Sheep 200. Not enough Here to test values. All cub scouts Are requested to meet thursday afternoon at 4 of clock at the second Ward school building. All Are asked to bring the tests they Are working on. Washington. March 15.�? i up a the House deficiency appropriations subcommittee began consideration of president Roosevelt a new request for $150,000.000 additional Relief Money to Otway. Two private polls by conservative democrats counted Only three out of 12 members of the committee As certain to support Tho administration. Polls of the subcommittee one by a committeeman. Indicated that five democrats and four republicans might oppose any attempt to Speed the Bill to the floor. Opponents of the Bill feared the possible loss of at least two of these but the administration would need seven votes to report it to the House. While the subcommittee prepared to discuss the Relief situation with works Progress administrator f. C. Harrington today its acting chairman rep. Clifton a Woodum. D. Called for a a a showdown on government spending policies lamed late economies in appropriations and a full congressional investigation of spa. Quot there is no doubt that we have got to Cut expenses and right away Woodrum said. Quot this thing has reached a showdown. If they the administration can come in Here and drag another $150,000,000 out of the House after Congress has established a policy on the s. Things look very dark it will be a discouraging legion to Mark birthday Honor legion n air he tonight at 20th anniversary Celebration the american leg on auxiliary w 11 entertain members of the legion with a birthday party this evening at the i Region Home following the Ball game at the High school gymnasium. Which is being sponsored by the legion. The National broadcast will begin at 10 15 Cost at which time the National commander. Stephen Chadwick. Will appear also the Paul Taylor chorus probably the Best known will open Ith it broadcast and Bob Hope will by master of ceremonies. National president of the auxiliary. Mrs. James a. Morris and Phil Collins. Executive vice pres Dent of convention corporation will be heard from Chicago Ami Olson and Johnson. Old favourites. Mary Pickford in addition to being Uncle same a first honorary colonel a title won from sell no More Liberty Bonds than any individual also who is Little sister of the Navy appears on the legion birthday show As an individual stir. As a feature of the world wide Celebration of the 20th birthday the american leg on will erect a Bronze plaque on the old parisian playhouse in Paris. France. In which the legion was founded March 15, 1919. Istler ordered army to resist Aims with every Means available Prague. March 15 up go. Man troops oct spying the czech prov nees of once Independent Czechoslovakia in the name of Adolf Hitler As its protector entered Prague at 4 20 a. M est today Tho City cowered in terror. Prague. March 15 up crowds hissed and booed German troops in the streets of Prague today and tears streaming from their faces Sang the czech Anthem in chorus. Fist fights broke out but were stopped by Jagt lice. Bratislava. Slovak state March 15 up troops of Germany. Hungary on i Poland were reported today to be in a race to occupy strategic portions of the new slovak state. German troops unexpectedly entered Slovakia this morning. It was said officially at Vienna that they entered in response to an Appeal by Ferdinand Durcansky. Foreign minister of the new slovak government for Aid against polish soldiers. Who it was asserted hat crossed the slovak Frontier. Next came a report that hungarian troops who yesterday entered Carputo ukrainian to the East had crossed the slovak Bonier and occupied Ober and Unter Metzen Sellen. President Josef Tiso of the czechoslovak state at once ordered general mobilization of the Hlynka guar vis which is to form the nucleus of the new slovak army. All guardsmen up to the age of 40 years Wen ordered to in the colors. Berlin. March 15 it up had Golf Hitler is on his Way to join German troops marching into the czech state the official news Agency announced Torlay. Berlin March 15 it up a a Adolf Hitler on the first anniversary of his formal absorption of Austria took the czech provinces of the shattered czechoslovak Republic under his Protection today and ordered his army to occupy the country Ami disarm czech trons. He ordered his army to smash any resistance immediately with every Means available. When the order was announced German troops already were swarming Over czech territory. Hitler entrained at 8 20 a. M. 2 30 a. In. Est for an unannounced destination. It was believed he was on his Way toward czech occupied territory. His special train was preceded by one it a staining members of his personal bodyguard and an antiaircraft battalion. Hitler announced Bis action in three historic pronouncements 1 a communique signed by him and president Emil Hacha of Czechoslovakia announcing that Hacha had placed the Fate of the czech people and state a trusting by into the hands of the German 2 a personal order to the. German army As fuehrer and supreme commander of the armed forces to Start entering Bohemia and Moravia the remaining portions of the czech state to end a a terrorism Ami a secure life and property of All residents 3 a proclamation to the German people announcing the Anarch of his troops a to disarm terroristic gangsters Ami the military forces protecting in his proclamation to the German Conelli itis a on or a tour i 00000000000 0 today a weather 0 0 and 0 0 local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0� fair tonight and thursday colder much colder in East portion tonight rising temperature thursday afternoon. Minimum. 32 6 a. M. 36 7 a. M. 33 8 a. M. 32 9 a. M. 35 10 a m. 35 11 a m. V 36 12 noon 35 1 p. In. 2 p. 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