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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - March 24, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaA the weather fair and warm the daily Banner a it Waves for ally 451 United press service All the Home new s @ a me forty seven Greencastle Indiana Friday March 24, 1939. No. 13g 1sh takes second life a Oman Dies six die in sold tii Carolina electric chair Emil Sargent of Linton a tim of automobile Accident k of far also killed occurred late saturday Naglit curve North of co Vert ale Man let instant death Columbia. S. A. March 24.�? i up in six men died in South Caro Tina s electric chair today within 45 j minutes. They were executed for the murder of j. Olin Sanders guard Captain during an attempted break from the state prison in december 1937. Those to whom the state refused to a show mercy because they showed no mercy in killing Sanders were j. V. Bair. 28, Sumter. S. A Clayton crans 29, Rochester x. Y. William h. Gentry 25, Summerville a. J Herbert Porrman 42, Detroit Mich Ries suffered Over the week end Roy Stiles 29, Simpsonville s. Cd a automobile Accident on state George Wingard 23. Lex ton Cou North of Cloverdale prove to. S. C. A Jay to miss Emil Sargent. 32 old Unton resident in Putnam / \ rpm i Hospital. Operetta to be Sargent had been in a critical n since being taken to the Hospital following the crash in the Driver of the car Wilbur Davis. 23 years old Indiana accountant. Met instant death Ner Russell Shannon announced petition its was the cause of Sargent s Deith. The extent of juries included broken Pelvis �1 bladder and fractures legs. S believed miss Sargent was Etc to Indianapolis with or. When the Young Man s car in at a High rate of Speed out of control on a curve out of Cradle and crashed into a Culvert. The left a de of till the Culvert with such fore i was forced through the Strong rame work to the opposite Side automobile. Limp body of or. Davis was staged pril 1 cd Appella Hoik to present a Daniel Boone at the auditorium advises that injured ones not be moved or. Robert h. Kennedy is chairman of fracture committee action May cause death or commends several things i Aynu i should Kurp in mind follow a ing a cd ident the operetta a Daniel Boone will be presented by the a Cappolla choir to of Greencastle High school at 8 15 of clock tuesday night. April 4 in the High school auditorium. This years presentation is the fourth annual production Given by the music department under the direction of 13. W. Bergethon. Supervisor of music in the City schools. Rehearsals Are now in Progress with the following High school students portraying the principal characters Charles Sheridan the fearless and courageous Pioneer Daniel Boone Ruth Daggy As mrs. Rebecca in the ditch at the Side of a he Boone the wife of Daniel Eugene y passersby immediately after a Meyers As Ezekiel Pogue a Handy indent. He suffered a broken contrived with a Good sense of hum and numerous fractures to or Mary Lou Hoffman As mrs. Cal lit instant death. A Motorist the critically injured Young to the Hospital a Short time he terrific crash took place. Sargent was Well known inhaling spent most of her that City. She attended the Lin a fools her father has served As mine superintendent for Many a a Des the parents or. And mrs. Sargent survivors include mothers. Arthur and Ray Sar Wayne Mich. Two Sisters. Mary Richardson of Linton and Jeanette Allsman of Wayne Laway a Pioneer Mother Jeanne Wallen As Frances Callaway. Mrs. Callaway a youngest daughter Marguerite Erdman As Betsy Callaway her eldest daughter Kline Reeves As Richard Callaway a vigorous and outspoken Pioneer. The Young and attractive Jemima j Pound for Indianapolis. Ind. March 24 it up a or. Robert h. Kennedy chairman of the fracture committee of the american College of surgeons today advised laymen not to move seriously injured persons until a doctor arrives warning that such action might result in death to the victim. He reported to the committee today in connection with the three Day sectional meeting of the College a if victims Are he said a it May result in further damage to the spin3il Cord causing additional irreparable paralysis and destroying any remaining function which May have escaped injury. Recovery then is impossible a or. Kennedy recommended that laymen keep the following in mind if a patient complains of pains in his Back his Back May be broken. Done to lift an injured person until you discover if he can move his legs or fingers. If he cannot move his legs his Back May to broken. If he cannot move his fingers his neck May be broken do not assist nor allow a victim to sit up. The College will close its convention with a Publ c meeting tonight. Featuring health conservation seven outstanding medical authorities will speak. At the general surgical session last night or. Kennedy also reported outstanding results have been obtained in the use of the new drug sulfanilamide in reduction of com Altures. It has been used daughter of Daniel Boone is played by Evelyn Crump. George Taylor has the role of Flanders Callaway a a a. Stalwart woodsman of 21 and the editor of Jemima Boone. Howard Buis plays Sampel Henderson the suitor of Betsy Callaway. Mildred of Neal takes the part of Tabetha body was returned today to. Where funeral services will Ciuc cd sunday afternoon. Successfully on compound fracture cases complicated by Gas Bacillus infection or Gas gangrene. Or. A. D. Ruedemann of Cleveland o., told the surgeons that Eye Strain May often result in neck pains. He blamed Eye Strain for Many automobile accidents caused by Dri a splinter a new English sinister vers going to sleep. The Eye tires of Diana Polis livestock of about 50 with decisive speech and action. Cornstalk the Indian chief of the shawnees is Howard Cravens. Andrew Walbring plays the character part of Squire Boone Daniels brother. A scripts 6.000 holdovers 316. Jet mostly 10c lower. 160-250 70 250-300 lbs., $6.95300-400 lbs. $6.65-$6.85 100-$660-$7.35. Sows weak to War at $6.15-16.75. A tie 300, calves 500. Fully steadily up Trade on All classes. Odd Aren and yearlings $8-$ 10 medium heifers $7-$9. Is $1 higher top $12. Up 1,500. Lambs fully 25 High-$9.75 for 91-100 la. Lambs. I 50 head Good to Choice 90-95 it. Sworn lambs at $0.25. Of Spring weather i Anapolis ind., March 24 premature Spring weather has sent temperatures soaring Hove seasonally Normal Levels warmed Indiana today and was Ulea to remain Over the week in each k n kgotiation8 progressing in Spain Rome March 21. Impi italian newspapers published dispatches from Burgos. Spain today asserting that peace negotiations were progressing satisfactorily Between the nationalists and republicans Anil that it was possible there might be an agreement under which nationalist troops would enter Madrid tomorrow. A a Coronation Scot Quot to come through Here a representative of the Pennsyl Vania Railroad company was in the City today giving out information in regard to the Stop Here of the Quot Coronation Scot Quot the latest creation in the was of streamlined British trains built for the London. Midland and scottish Railroad company which will make a Brief Stop Here March 30th. The Advance Man of the train weather Bureau Here reported arranged for police attendance at fair weather would prevail to Juhe passenger station of the Pennsyl Aad saturday with continued Vania Road during the time the crowd ter prolonged driving and closes automatically he said. Thus unconsciously. The Driver goes to sleep to recommended that Long distance Drivers Stop occasionally to rest their eyes for 15 minutes. A. B. Hanna wed Early Fri. Morning death occurred at the county Hospital from complications was a leading citizen another bite View in the City of Memel detached from Germany after the world War which Lithuania has now surrendered to nazi Germany. Move was made on virtual ultimatum by Chancellor Hitler who demanded return of this Baltic seaport. Memel area includes 1,099 Square Miles. Hail new treaty As major defeat us it jacks Roy Riddle held in dam Ille jail Germany to con tim e economic Campaign despite opposition Berlin. March 24 it nazis hailed the new Gem an rumanian treaty As a major defeat for great Britain so Stop Hitler drive today and said Germany would continue its economic Campaign in Southeastern Europe despite All opposition. Inspired opinion o the German rumanian past was epitomized in an article in the Semi official Deutsche Handel Dienst a the treaty nullifies All attempts by other countries which want to strengthen relations with Rumania for political purposes without a sound basis. A Germany pursues her goal of Ever closer economic collaboration for the Benefit of German Industry undisturbed by political machinations collaboration which can Only be useful to those a Particio Tiiu and does not give those not participating. Not even great Britain cause to interfere with this economic constructive work which is not directed again t notice to elks Roy Riddle formerly Active in son township Putnam county who is spoken of by the Danville Republican As Danville a most consistent a in and outer a is in again. Monday afternoon. Sheriff Wiltsie j Stuart of Hendricks county arrested him on affidavits charging him with assault and Battery. At an arraignment. Riddle pleaded not guilty and is held in the local jail in default of $500 Bond. Riddle a charged with accosting Harold a a red downard on the Street saturday night. Witness possibility of increase in fax extraordinary demands of farm Relief raised problem Washington. March 24�? it up a extraordinary demands for farm Relief raised the possibility to Lay of a tax increase instead of a a business recovery tax revision at. This session of Congress. The congressional farm bloc is at clan that downard showed Well Tompane to boost Benefit payments beyond budgeted Levels. Enactment of proposed farm legislation would give president Roosevelt an excellent Opportunity to oppose congressional efforts to repeal so called a business j betterment taxes. He could argue 1 persuasively that no source of Rev-1 Onue should be abandoned and additional sources might be needed if Congress persisted in appropriating beyond budget estimates. Congress has been generally responsive to farm Relief demands. But sentiment is More evenly divided at this session. A House agriculture a enc Astle chapter no. 255 order committee test vote tied yesterday in defending himself and that Riddle had enough after a a red got in his fit St blow. Installation held by Eastern Star impressive ceremony Tondu ted before crowd thursday bonding companies pay new Albany ind. March 24 a up a Floyd county today had recovered $49.118.60 in bonding company payments on a shortage of $128,417 a discovered in the county Treasury last year after the suicide of Deputy treasurer Robert a. Leist. A payment of $18.474 60 on leists Bonds was received late yesterday by county treasurer Arthur w. Holz. It was the third bonding company payment the county has received and suits on leists Bonds taken out while Deputy treasurer Are pending. There will be a special meeting of Greencastle Lodge no. 1077 13. F elks. Saturday evening at o clock to pay tribute to the Andrew d. Ham a ii have signed for farm fro Urani All Farmers who have not signed i p Are urged to do so Gre of the Eastern 1939 officers thursday evening in a Beautiful and impressive installation ceremony which was open to friends and families of masons and Eastern stars. A number of neighbouring chapters were represented including Brazil Stilesville Morton Fillmore and Cloverdale. Found injured after Accident was to appear in a out to and wok charge after a rec k sunday Tempo rat urea. To tall Date May 8 Panapolis ind., March 24 eleven persons indicted on of conspiring to defraud the mint by spa abuses at to including former mayor Olin a Quot pleaded not guilty in fed court Here today. S judge Robert Baltzell set trials for May 8. A Are free $�?�,000 Bond. Is there to Sec the tra n. The hour of the visit of the train will be announced later. Is g amp a @ @ a. Today a weather a and a local temperature a a o g g a a a a a orally fair tonight and Satur continued mild. Mum. 46 a 50 a a. 57 a a. 63 a m 68 m. A Zzz 76 noon. Jug pm m 80 p a. 80 Albert Miller Indianapolis negro charged by state police with Drunken driving following a crash of his automobile on the National Road near the penal farm several Days ago. Was to appear in the Putnam circuit court today to be tried but the hearing was postponed because it developed that he has a fracture of a Vertebra in the neck. The car which he was driving with a Man and two women companions turned Over end for end several times after going off the pavement on a curve and the women were sent to the Hospital for treatment for minor injuries but it was not suspected that Miller had been injured also. He appeared in court the next Day to answer to tha Drunken driving a charge pleading not guilty and at they May indulge their liking for that time he held his neck awry but a total of h Putnam county Farmers had completed thai farm plans and signed up to participate in the 1939 aaa farm i Gram by the in i of lost week according to A. Day chairman of the Putnam county agricultural conservation committee. The s in up work in Putnam county is now in full swing and on the basis of the number now signed a it. O. 1 the meeting was opened by ii Len Brown retiring worthy mat Ron who greeted members and guests in her gracious Friendly Way. Or. T. G Yuncker served As worthy grand Patron. Mrs. Alpha Scott. Worthy grand chaplain mrs. Ethel Yuncker. Worthy grand mar Shal. I r. Ii e. H. Greenleaf worthy grand organist and in a most Coffit Lent manner inducted into their stations the following officers worthy Matron. Mrs. Flossie Mccullough worthy Patron. Cecil Brown associate Matron. Mrs. Essie Benefice associate Patron Frank Woliung Secretary mrs. Sarah r. Wright treasurer miss Ruth Stewart conduct Ress mrs. Mary divan by associate conduct Ress. Mrs. Florence Gardner chaplain mrs. Kathleen James marshal miss Virginia Young organist mrs. Edna Crump Adah mrs. Esther Jones Ruth miss Blanche Williams Esther mrs. Ruth Star installed the 17-to-17 on a motion to reduce the farm Bill within budgeted limits. The Economy phase of the general business appeasement program already has sunk almost beyond Salvage. Under those currently chilling circumstances chairman Marriner s. Eccles of the Federal Reserve system the leading new Deal advocate of free spending for recovery has called for prompt showdown whether Congress actually prefer Economy to a painful Effort to bring the budget nearer to balance. He warned a Senate committee that disaster would overtake decreased Federal spending. Or. Day predicted that participation trembly Martha. Mrs. Phoebe in the 1939 firm program in this drown Electa mrs. Clara Reeves county Ami be larger than it was in warder mrs. Wilma Handy Sentin-1938. The county Cha Man urges All Al. Mrs Viola Richards. The escort for the worthy Matron. Skaters to have East Side Square mayor said this would be weekly practice to avoid danger it is announced by mayor a. D. James that ithe Oist site of the court House Square in Greencastle will be barricaded against vehicle traffic this evening to give roller skaters of the City a place where Farmers who in e not signed up to mrs. Mccullough was formed by the see their local aaa committeeman marshal chaplain and five Star and work out their farm plans with Points who presented her with flow him. This plan shows the acreage no Era appropriate to their stations lot ments. Soil building goal and miss Evelyn Crump Sang a my task maximum payments for the farm in compliment to mrs. Mccullough and has a map to use in working out special music was also rendered a farming system which will to beat during the escort of the worthy Pat for the farm under the 1939 firm Ion. Cecil Brown and the associate to present recital the Depauw school of music will present two of its students in a combined piano and Organ recital in me Harry Hall saturday afternoon at -1 of clock. Asta Beck of Basin. Wyoming. And Dorothy Al no of Thom town Are the recitalist. M is Beck Pian is. Will play a cd pin Nocturne of. 37, no., Beethoven a a sonata of. 2. No 1, and two no Max by Haon Iol symphonic piece for p Ano and Organ by Clokey will conclude the program the Public is invited Fin department made three huns Freak fire in refrigerator at Home of William program. Or. Day explained. That amusement without being in Dinger of accidental collision with vehicles. The barricades will be placed neither he nor anyone else suspected a Bone fracture. It will be necessary for Miller to in posit Ion about 7 30 of clock the have a cast on his neck for some. A _ 1 i i l i i _ f it a it it a i t to mayor a d. And will be kept there until the skaters go Home. This the mayor said will be a weekly practice and it is done partly in the Hope that by having a place where they May skate without inter Fence the ska is will stay off of other streets where they Are in danger from the traffic. Time to permit his recovery from the injury. Rep. Turner Dies Washington March 24.�? up it rep. Clarence w. Turner do atenn., died Early today of a heart attack at his hotel apartment. He i was 72. Matron mrs. Benefiel. For the latter the song a i love you truly Quot Sung by Marjorie Morgan and Georg Benefiel in tribute to their Mother. After the installation Short talks were made by or. Yuncker or. Greenleaf or , mrs. Helen Brown mrs. Essie Benefiel and members of visiting chapters. William Suth Colln Hought the following the meeting a reception James Talbott property Corner Elm was held downstairs and Dainty re and Crown streets Greencastle. For freshmen to were served. Spring 20 years Ajro in Greencastle the City fire department had thru Calls yesterday afternoon two of them grass fires in Northwood where More fires of lids nature occur than in any other part of town. Grass burning at the Home of Wilbur s. Dormer Highfall and Greenwood Avenue caused a Call to the department at about afternoon and a Mineral services will be Condu tej by knights Templar sunday afternoon Andrew b. Hanna probably the most widely known citizen of Grey teos tic and Putnam county died at the Putnam county Hospital Friday morning at four of clock he had Bee. Seriously ill for the past two week during which time he hid been a patient in the Putnam county Hospital he suffered a heart attack prior to being sent to the Hospital and this brought on complications which re i suited in his death. Or. Hanna was born in Warren . Tins count May 31. 1865. He was the son of Adam Hanna an. Amelin Black Hanna the latter hav ing a daughter of Andrew Black who came to Putnam county about the Middle of the last Century and establish a i his Homestead West of Greencastle. Across big Walnut Creek m the Alexander Black Homestead. Through his parents or. Hanna was thus related More or less closely to Many families in the county. Tho lather Adam Hanna was born in Montgomery county on the of i Hanna Homestead. He moved to Putnam county in 1862 and took up his residence on a farm in Warren township where his son Andrew b. Hanna was born. The family moved to Greencastle in 1869. Where a dam Hanna was in the furniture and undertaking business from 1875 i to 1882. Andrew b. Hanna was the Only Chil i of his parents. He was four Yea x of 1 who. I his parents moved to Greencastle. And later he entered the City schools completing the lower grades and High school from which in entered Depauw University in the class of 1881. He was known As a close and efficient student in hrs school work. Or. Hanna was eared in a rigorous manner All through his youth often in his maturity speaking of his Lack a it of recreation during his youth or Opportunity to broaden his experiences in life but from that severe training there was developed a thorough appreciation of the value of work and of its recompense which remained with him to the close of his life. His first work was on a farm. Later in 1890. He went nto the furniture and undertaking business alone. His store being located at that time on the East Side of the Public Square when he prospered but. In 1897. He sold that business and bought into Tho business on Washington Street in partnership known As the Black amp Hanna. Three Yea is later he bought the entire business which he conducted with notable Success retiring from it and entering his attentions upon his farms. He was known a3 one of the Best Farmers of Putnam county one of his farms being that on we Iii is Grandfather established his Homestead in the preceding Century which is now known As one of Tho mod i farms of the Community or. Hanna in 1910 erected the business Block on Indiana Street North Side of Walnut which is occupied now by the link store an 1 the offices of the Northern Indiana Power con Pany. M Hanna was a member of the masonic orders having attained the thirty second degree in that order h was a member of the local order of knights of pythias the Woodmen. The elks and Odd Fellows. He i came n member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity while he was a student at Depauw. Or. Hanna also became a member of the first presbyterian Church of Greencastle in 1902, transferring his membership by letter from a Church in muscle. He served one term As Deacon of that Church from 1903 until in 1906, and was elected a trustee later but asked to to relieved of $1,865. The Little daughter of or. And mrs. Wylie Caviness. Who had been seriously ill with pneumonia was reported improving. Or. Arthur Tropp sold his residence property on East Washington Street to Sam Purcell for $3,500. Flowers and potted plants and lighted candles were used in the chapter 3 45 o clock in the that responsibility at 4 30, there was he had been an interested member another summons to that part of of the Board of trustees of Forest town this one being to the Home of Hill cemetery some thirty five years. C. Hickman. 315 Greenwood Avenue Many of the improvements of that where grass was burning resting place of the Dep aria Freak fire was that at the Home de having been undertaken at hid of William h. Eim Jorge. West Wal suggestion. He was widely known As nut Street at 3 of clock in the after noon. That conflagration strange As it is was in the Interior of the Eiteljorge refrigerator which was room a my downstairs am to temporarily transformed into an the Beauty of the occasion. The chapter is looking Forward to a new year of growth and Success in this its Fortieth year it having been organized on March 23rd, 1900. Oven like affair the food in its contents being threatened with roasting instead of freezing. The trouble was due to a mishap in the refrigerating equipment it was said. One of the most devoted adherents of the Republican party in Putnam county. Or. Hanna was deeply interested in Many civic enterprises. He never sought publicity and his Many kind acts and deeds were done without the knowledge of the Public and often his a cast friends. He was one of the 4 null lint a i of i la a two
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