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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - March 31, 1939, Greencastle, Indiana0 the Wear her 1 i Loihl am warmer to a t t link Dikty seven so a ki5 offering amendment pkg Baw v will in ass s, inti co icim \ mkndj1ent Cid att att farm votes the daily Banner a it Waves for ally a i a United press service All the Home news a Greencastle Indiana Friday March i Mill found were a Nal Quot compared with Good spa has done Ashington. March 31.- up supporters president to s Relief policies consider offering a Quot amendment to the to privation Bill today that would soft to .0<l 000 000-$150 000 i 1380,000,000 for parity payments. In House Prol ably will pass the today and influential members had that it would uphold its a nation committee which recon ded $100.000 Ink for work Relief the rest the fiscal year $50.000 loss than . Roosevelt Vito Marc Antomo american rite. N. V. Suggested to rep. Anee Cannon. A. To. Leader admin Sti Ilion s fight for All . Volt asked that lie introduce lend int upping tile approx Ria by 000,000. Contended that it would attract rotes the farm legislators who to gel an unbudgeted $250, �00 item for farm parity Pav to included in the agricultural a it mint appropriation Ball. Since House voted Down parity pavitra. Members the farm bloc a threatened to a Cut the throats 1 a tan representatives work re funds. A Ause tie Rule a which House is cons in Relief no amendments can be offered rpt to change the amount the to privation. Therefore it would be posse hic to earmark the Addi it 000. That would have be done in the Senate i the s Down approached the Barship was divided into four who oppose any ail i Al Relief appropriation those who tend that $50.000,000 would be Dent those who favor $100, 1.000 those who want $150.000 conomy bloc members. Led by Clifton a. Woodrum a. A. A ved there was More a Chance it the Quot amount below than to in use it above $100.000,000. One a the House s attitude was tremendous applause Given Wood i yest. I Lay when he attacked the res Progress administration Irving extravagance Cannon swering. Contended that faults critics found were Quot Infin amal Quot compared with the Good a i no in alleviating human a ering. A no. 142 Goriun men s t la it to meet wednesday the men s club Gobin memorial methodist Church will meet wednesday april 5 in Community . Din nor will be served by the ladies the Church at 0 30 p. In. Mon Are urged to make reservation through the Quot Church office not later than Mon dry evening. Ernest Collins president will preside at the session at which time the nominating committee. Composed Rex Thorlton Charles Mccurry and Wayne Peli will report the new officers for the coming year. After the business session Fred Pease program chairman for this month will introduce Ira p. Nelson the conservation department who will present moving pictures depicting items interest to every Hoos Ier. Members the Ypuh ire privileged to invite guests to attend this meeting unusual interest the May meeting the club will be in the form a Quot father and son banquet citizens Given three methods Koa tam Avi its faced with it Tiok e in school building problem an sin residents famed train lakh it tii kill in movements and u Peara nue that is anticipated taxpayers responsible for the Coats that will arise from the recent condemnation the school building at Roach Dale Are faced with a Choice one three possible Means handling the situation one these being the abandonment for the present it least a part the school building and sending the pupils to another school having been suggested. Or. Secondly repairing the present building and using it in its repaired condition until another condemnation occurs . Thirdly repairing the damaged part the Structure and enlarging it. The Cost the latter course is estimated by architects to Range Between $40.000 and $60.000. These three methods handling the situation were presented to a meeting taxpayers held in Roach Dale this week. The architects who addressed the meeting and presented figures were c. O. Beeson Craw Fordsville and h. L. A fillinger Dana. The former expressed the opinion that the building should be enlarged As Well As repaired believing that it will not be Long before the needs the present Structure will be found insufficient to meet the demand. Or. Fillinger thought the newer part the present building could be repaired and enlarged with Only a Little More expense than the Cost repairing Only. The meeting appointed a committee to advise with the township trustee and the township advisory Board in the matter consisting Charles Hanna Harvey Blaydes and Ralph Cross. Switzerland takes emergency action Frontier residents ready to fight within two three hours Zurich. Switzerland March 31. Up Switzerland his taken Omer ency precaution with n the last few Days to guard All frontiers against Surprise attack it was Learned today. Am Frontier residents liable for army service Are ready to fight within two three hours after an alarm and they sea emergency ammunition whose exact nature is secret. The Federal government has ordered All mines along the Frontier Load Kiwan ians entertained at Bainbridge full length program presented by penal farm swing band president is g a n Ufa the 1c a i Ain in charge . Moody members and wives entertained at m. Iho dist Church thursday evening by i sit Dies Aid Many residents this Vicinity at the Pennsylvania Railroad 1 Ion yes Cray afternoon to View firm i British scotch train that Donatin that state police 1 to he untangle the traffic As cars were moved in and out conv toil parking spices. Evcic that care there were can is ref bumpers and dented is a a cars that were parked too a by it the lanes travel. 1, 1 much advertised Coronation cd ready for us and roads and this is not a commercial for the Indiana penal farm swing band members and their forthcoming stage debut in this City but it is an Ordinary Story an extraordinary event. The setting for the unusual affair was the Bainbridge methodist Church and the thursday night when the Grec Castlo kiwanis club members and their wives were entertained at a Chicken dinner by the ladies Aid Sec Ety the Bainbridge Church followed by a full length program by the versatile musicians the institution at Putnamville. Although the a is Wingstern Quot were not organized until last december the organization last night performed in Veteran style and the audience kiwanis members their wives and several guests from Bainbridge proclaimed the performance one the finest Ever presented in Putnam county featuring Many modern swing arrangements As Well As old time favourites. The band Enteria Ned during the banquet. At the conclusion the delicious meal the entertainers went into a program surpassing Many troupes today that command Quot folding at the outset it was explained that William Truitt a Veteran musician suggested the formation a swing band among the inmates at the penal farm soon after he was transferred to the nearby institution from Michigan City. His suggestion met with favor in the office superintendent Floyd Hemmer and through . Hemmer the Quot go signal Quot was Given. Bob Moodie superintendent the identification Bureau at the farm was pm aced in charge the band. Or. Moody and inmate Truitt backed with the canteen Money from the farm had the instruments together and the band practising late in Deceron be i with most the inmates Quot Short timers at the penal farm the organization musicians faced difficulty at the outset but this Handicap was overcome and soon the band was playing music in a Tempo easy for All listeners to take. There now is a waiting list at the penal farm inmates wanting to play with the . Moody speaking in behalf the penal farm said the organization the orchestra and its Success a i been a great influence in the entire farm. He said the bands presentations Over the week end at the farm broke the Monotony Anil gave a brighter Outlook to the inmates. Senator Bruce Lane Airt Bridge welcomed the Green Casio a visitors to the neighbouring town and said it was always a pleasure to the entire Community to Greet their guests with a cordial Welcome. It w38 announced that the residents Putnam county would have the Opportunity to hear the Indiana penal farm swing band and entertainers next wednesday night. April 5 at the Granada theatre in Green cast be. Seattle. Wash March 31.�? a up president and mrs Roosevelt 3 eighth grandchild a husky boy weighing nine pounds one ounce wailed lustily today in his crib at swedish Hospital. Nearby was the child smother mrs. John Boettiger. Wife the publisher the Seattle Post intelligencer. Both Mother and baby were reported Quot doing also nearby and beaming with Pride was the s wife who arranged i Western speaking tour so she might be Here for the occasion. She telegraphed news the birth to tile president in warm Springs a. Conference to be held april 14 Depauw to continue series educational meetings first to be Foit women lawyer s conference scheduled for april �?�6 and Joriu Linin a Fermi Ion planned May 15 services planned for Rood Friday will be held Tchristian Church from 11 50 2 clock the ministerial association Grec Castlo has planned a Quot Union Good Friday service Quot to be held in the first Christian Church. April 7 from 11 50 to 2 00 p. M. The Union service inaugurated by the Church s last year met with such Hearty approval by the hundreds attending that the ministers decided 1o follow the same plan this year. A Hie Servic consist no appropriate hymns Organ music and meditations is built around the Quot seven last words from the the meditations will be Given by seven Grec Castlo ministers. The people the Community will want to so plan the r work As to Bable to attend this impressive Union service. Many business men have Al to speak at presbyterian Iii Rich and a Depauw University will continue its series educational conferences started last year under the title a life looks at the Liberal arts this year s series will consist three conferences two being scheduled for april and i one in May. The first will fit a woman a conference to be held Friday. April 14. With the theme a women s service through education Quot the second will be a lawyers conference wednesday. April 26. And the third and last will be a journalism conference tentatively scheduled for May 15. Invitations and copies the program for the women a conference have been placed in the mail according to miss Helen c. Salzer Dean women at Depauw. Who is chairman the conference committee. The conference will be divided into two sessions with a leading woman speaker for each. The morning session. Which is scheduled for 10 clock will feature miss Beatrice Dvorak the United states employ men service. Washington. D. A. Who will talk a a women serve in mrs. Joe Mccord Green cast it state president the american association University women. Will preside. Panel discussion will follow miss Dvorak s address with mrs. John h. Harrison Evanston. 111., and miss Jeanne the misses Margery and Barbara Miller whose Home is in Jerusalem. Palestine will speak at the presbyterian Church Palm sunday at the 10 35 a. M. Service. Their subjects will Deal with the interesting life Jerusalem its people customs Relig ious observances. Palestine is very much in the Public Eye at present account the conference Gong told in London relative to the right the arabs and jews in he matter territorial Possession. This discussion Jerusalem will bring to a close the series lenten messages by Rev. V. L. Raphael the general theme a footprints Jesus in which has included Bethlehem. Naz Chamberlain promises to help Poland Independence is threat i Ned England and France will fight Iii be commons said government had authorized him to make situation Plain London. March 31. Up prime minister not Villa Chamberlain told the House commons today that Areth Capernaum Perea Anil Beth i great Britain and France will come any. The misses Miller Are students the military Aid Poland if the in Depauw and their father is y. M. C. A. Secretary in Jerusalem. The Public is cordially invited to attend. Ready signified their intention closing their places business thus Smith Indianapolis As discussion allowing their employees the Opportunity attending All part the service. One the Best ways for a Christian to show his appreciation what Christ has done for him the Cross is to Spind those hours in worship meditation and prayer in gods House. The holy communion service com Lea lore. The afternoon session will feature the honorable Florence e. Allen noted woman judge the United states circuit court appeals in Clave land. Ohio judge Allen will speak Quot women a service As citizens mrs. Francis m. Vree Lanil Green Castle will preside at the afternoon Memora ting the suffering Mil death session and the discussion panel will Jesus will be observed in each have As cad cars mrs. H. L. Smith the co operating churches thursday evening. Members anti friends the churches Greencastle will find it profitable and helpful by attending these two special services planned during holy week. Of lacked the thrill in its appear and is movements that was an a amp ted by most the persons who r there it moved Down the rail Yard from the cast and passed crowd d a Speed about Eupil to a trotting horse and Thor it noise nor bluster about it As move a such As is displayed by suit i tray a with which Ien Castle is familiar. Wa3 noticeable for its extreme streamlining evidenced in s Nooth outer Walls the a gets us a a absence projections Long locomotive and the Lack v4fe Between the cars. F personnel the Crew was in in some them giving very n evidence their British so a Ivity in their appearance. The 1 a not stopped Here but it is a Interior the coaches is j luxuriant Bridges specially guarded. Measures taken in View alarming reports Are More extensive even than Thos taken in september during the czechoslovak crisis it was understood. In taking them the government denied that its measures were the re concent at ions German troops in Southern Germany and warned the Public not to be alarmed at rumours that the country was m danger. Mussolini Sas italians ready fire department Deport is Civen k 21 fire alls answered in March were grass fires n wrench t. Snider local business was confined to his Home ret today because illness. 20 years a to in the mrs. Theodore Crawley spent Day in incl Anapolis. Mrs. Charles Burnaby went to in Dlan Spoll to visit mrs. J. B. Nelson. Col. O. O. Dobbs purchased a new Chevrolet Sedan from Clyde tigers 1 and Roy Brackney local agents. Eight the 21 fire Calls answered by the Greencastle fire department in March were because grass fires in which usually the Start was gained by a Bonfire to destroy trash which spread to adjoining Sward because Lack care. Three Houpes were damaged by fire. The two oddest the 21 fires were one in a mattress and one in a refrigerator. Flues with Quot leaks Quot in them were blamed with five the Calls two were trash fires that got beyond control and one was the big fire at the state farm when the Blacksmith an 1 Carpenter shop building burned. Al get Kig to it ii sa1i they were certain Vuk tory Reggio 1 1 Calabria. Italy. March 31. Up1 Premier Benito Mussolini told a wildly cheering throng calabrian today that a the italian people Are ready to Don their Knapsacks because like All Young people they arc not afraid War and they an certain Victory. Praising the High birth rate in the calabrian country Mussolini shouted condemnation Quot the exotic idiotic fashion keeping the birth rate Low and denounced the sterility nations which lie said when they Are old Quot will a under the orders Young shouts Quot Tunisia Quot interrupted him. Wild cries Praise interrupted him As he continued Quot what has been done period fascism has worthy. But is that yet to in done Quot after my speech to the Shock troopers at Rome it Sunda in it there is very Little to to added. We do not forget. We Are preparing we Are thinking in terms decades. Therefore we Are always ready to wait As befits a people sum itself because it has Many weapons and very Strong Mussolini his first tour the Bloomington and mrs. Rockwell c Smith Madison Wisconsin. Due to the presence judge Allen this session is expected to have a capacity audience. The closing feature will be appearance two Depauw students for Short talks the theme a youth will serve through they arc miss Lillian Applegate Thom town. A senior and miss Mary Elizabeth Bogue Poultney. Vermont a 1 Junior. The committee arranging this conference. In addition to the chairman miss Salzer. Includes president Clyde e. Wildman. Or. L. R. Eckardt. Miss Dade Shearer. Miss Emilina Mills and i f. M. Vreeland from the Depauw faculty and mrs. Edwin i. Poston Martinsville state president the federation clubs and mrs. Joe Mccord Greencastle state presi it 1 he a . Mens Hall lib i in scholarship Beta and Theta Are first among reek letter org in Izat ions menus Hall association continued their string Scholastic victories by again taking first place in the standings released today by the registrar. Office the standings Are 1. Florence Hall ind. 2. Men s Hall Assoc. 3. Beta the a i 11 4 Kappa Alpha Theta 5. Pm Kappa Psi <2> Independent menus ave 6. Sigma Chi <3> 7. Phi Gamma Delta 8 in Cal res. Women p. Longden Hall in i 10. Rector ind. 11. Delta Zeta �2� 12. Alpha Phi <3> 13. Delta Delta Delta �4� fraternity women s ave. �1� 4� ind. 14 All men s average All University average Kippa Kappa Gamma <5> ii injured in Suhwan Accident credit association to meet the Putnam county credit association will meet monday evening it 7 30 clock at the credit association a office. First citizens Bank building 1 the meeting is for All members. Two trains collided i Nekr Groi and at height Rush Iii k the first n note All women s average 15. Lucy Rowland ind. A fraternity men s ave 16. Lambda Chi Alpha 5 17 Alpha Gamma Delta 6� 18. Alpha Omicron i �?~7 19. Delta Chi <6� 20 Alpha Chi i <8 21. Off Campus �men1 ind. Lattero Independence is threatened Outing the present european Security consultations. Chamberlain said the French government a l authorized him to make it Plain that it stood in the same position As the British government. Chamberlain made the specific Utah in to that in the event any action which clearly threatened polish Independence during the present consultations and which the polish government considered it vital to resist his majesty a government cum feel bound at once to lend the poles All the support in their Power. Chamberlain began by saying that the government had no official confirmation rumours a projected attack Poland and that the government must not be considered As accepting such rumours As True. He said that his majesty a a gov ment hid constantly advocated adjustment by the Means free negotiation the differences. Chamberlain said the government could see no justification for the substitution Force the threat Force for tin method negotiation. The prime ministers statement was an historic departure from traditional policy confining her european commitments to the West. It was Clear that soviet Russia was among those being consulted. 1 40c it be for his statement Chamberlain 1 read it to Joseph p. Kennedy and 1.3961 Ivan Mai sky the United states and 1.37.v7 soviet ambassadors. 1.3671 Arthur Greenwood acting Leader 1.35v� the labor opposition said Cham 19631 1 865 1.7427 1.6536 1 6038 1 5891 1 5331 1 5291 l 51 7 a 1.47.16 1 4727 1 4711 1.1391 1 1290 1.425 1.4192 a ii Iii in pm 1�?~iiur� two 1.3495 Berlaine a statement Quot might prove in 1.3305 1.3309 1.3095 1.30581 i depend. Wonn no a average Hgt a nation in pageant impressed 22. Delta tau Delta 7� 23 Delta Upsilon 24. Delta Kappa Epsilon 9> 1.2609 1 24s3 tri 1.2191 Kappa thanks la who aided in making pageant dress a Success 25. Phi Delta Theta 10� 26. Alpha tau Omega <11� 27 off Campus women 28. Sigma no 1 12� 29. Local res. Men Lnu a 30 Locust Manor ind 31. Johnson Hall ind 1.21 s3 1.1731 1.1403 the pageant dress sponsored by group a tii Kappa was one in. Of the loveliest entertainments pre 1.1287 sen ted in Greencastle. The members 1 0651 Are indebted to Prevo Bros for ail-0.9537 lowing the models to feature their 0942 hats dresses and suits Eitel Floral 0.26s1 pm Spany prevented to each Model a Corsage made for the dress she was wearing. Tri Kappa wishes to express their a proc action to these me Chin s and to who helped Mike the a Iii in ii Ceas to meet the pastern a Church training ass Gobin memorial method St Chur i will meet saturday in com giant a such so. Unity Hall. The subject will to the models were presented in Quot what is the value it it the Church to what looked like a Large Frame. the Community an l the world Quot the Law Iyotte Levan Porter described attendance the s year has been the the old dresses worn and mrs. John Best in Many yen the ass num Cartwright told about the new ones. New York. March 31. A up pollen compiled today a list 243 persons injured when two trains the City owned Independent subway still More noteworthy it a sworn collided underground at the height the Home going Rush hour yesterday evening. None was killed and a Only 14 wore confined in hospitals today but hundreds passengers in the two crowded four car trains were Flung into aisles endangered by the electrified third rail when they streamed Cut onto the tracks through emergency exits terrific to while waiting 20 minutes in the wrecked cars calabrian country in Southern Italy. U b r08ru0 had ordered a National broadcast his speech and a his hearers naturally listened for statements that might be interpreted in the Light his Mediterranean Quot aspirations and the crash occurred in Astoria. Tif ens Borough shortly before 6 p. In one train operated by motor Man William Bresca. Was stalled a Sharp curve by a defective coup Boring 47 juniors at the close the session saturday morning the children will enjoy a Bunny party Quot. Mrs. Hock Hill l i its suddenly Madison township woman passed an till Kasday night at Iciek Home mrs. Cordelia Alice Rockhill age 62 years wife Lawrence Rockhill died suddenly thursday night at 11 15 clock at her Horn in Madison township. Survivors Are the husband three daughters mrs. Conard Shinn and mrs. Joy Cummings both a if Madison township mrs. Lawrence Clifford Jefferson township and four sons try a Rockhill Toledo o., Russell Rockhill Madison township. And a mrs. Freda s. Robinson talked about evaluating your style assets an1 mrs. Lou in Reichardt the Mir Neur is Ion made up the models correctly those modelling were Rita Rhea. Patry Ruth solve Ige. June Wiseman Frances Porter Marion Mcclure he Len Jome. Mary Frances Carson. Kay Hryn Boston. Of w Mae Dean. Virginia rigid to Mary Elizabeth Abel. Marjorie Raiser mrs Willard sunk Fil. Mrs. H if. Brooks. Jr., mrs. Ned Wood. Elaine met prison Blair. Dorothy Knudson mrs. Andrew Browning. Mrs Ann Martin an 1 mrs Wendell Kiy. French refusal to take the first step a no the other operated by Paul Tomshaw and headed in the same direction struck it from the. Rear. In negotiations it was recalled at once that France has had an excess deaths Over births in recent years. Mussolini Holt spent the night in his special train at a siding near Tokyo. March 31. It up a the Reggio i Calabria. He alighted to fore Jan office announced today that Japan annexes Island ind banners greeting him Duce we Are with you a Duce i you a it had advised France that Japan was annexing the spratly Island group off we will go anywhere with the Southeast coast French Indochina i ? it 0 0 g 0o096� g today a weather 0 amp and a g local temperature amp g g 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 considerable cloudiness warmer tonight saturday mostly Cloudy. Cordon and Elbert Rockhill both me what colder in North warmer in Gary one sister mis. A1 Sears extreme South portion. Madison township and a brother h. A a c. Cox Washington township. Minimum. Funeral services for the Well 6 a. M. Known woman will be held sunday a 7 a. A. Afternoon at 2 clock from the me 8 a. A. Curry funeral Home in charge the 9 a. M.-. Rev. A. M. Mcclure the Gobin 10 a. M. Methodist Church. Interment will be 11 a. M made in Forest Hill Cem Aery. Noon. Friends May Call at the family Resi 1 p. Midence in Madison township. I 2 p. M. 37 38 40 43 43 48 53 56 61 61
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