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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - May 13, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaThe weather f us and warmer the daily Banner a it Waves for ally $ <3 United press service a All the Home news 0 i a a or a a a a v a a 0 Luji Dikty seven a Greenu Astico Indiana sat Day May 13, 1030. N i. 17�o m Bank Obbes seen Here Friday in the Ohio or enc As in thud stolen mar Quot pox co Lokke in oui t�51a Mil Manhattan a a it a a a a by watchers in win House who Hud Quot format of Quot of the flight j men who robbed the Linden Bank a ally Friday afternoon ,b0 enc air after tire crime. <>d00 t. Ii from the Bank. I and 4 30 that Moon fleeing through Greengas their St i Maroon coloured is coup a Quot ing southward on Manhattan Road. E car was Cen by watchers in �8 of the i it Urt House Here who information of the flight of the sheriff Lawrence Graham Deputy 8h i tit Tom Vandevier. Already Wio out on the search located at hire and pursued the Lin car of the robbers but i find no Trace of it. E c aunty officers carried on the h Over most of the roads South West and Southeast of Green a encircling Manhattan put Rille cloves and Stilesville. Be last rep i Ted sighting of the was As it passed through Green of m the afternoon. It was occupy two men. Presumably the two robbed the Linden Bank. The was not being driven at More Ordinary Speed for City traffic withstanding the men in it must known they were the objects of lard1 mint was desperate in its participated in by local offi Date police agents of the fed Bureau of investigation. These r participated because the Bank s were insured by the Odic. Was supposed the fugitives drove out of Linden which is North Alfordsville and to have Cir around toward the West and Jyh. Finally heading into Green Ile in in t i North from Groen it they thought to have gone i on the Manhattan Road and ably to have taken the National. West although that was not a a in. A the course of the robbery Tho pits lock Ltd Howard Davis Book a in the Large vault of the Bank r they fled. _ e was Rte ised about 15 minutes r by cashier l. H. Little when latter r turned from lunch ittle in a. Lately called the state Barracks at West Lafayette a Hunt that extends throughout Fern Indiana and Eastern Illinois started for the two men. Lie Banda who were seen by a Berot Linden residents were a 15 38 Maroon Ford Sedan d a n at Lafayette. The Ith Riv l Umbers of the License on \. Mrs Jee in Ual 73. Died Frida evening mrs. Be isral age 73 years passed away at 6 o clock Friday evening at the Home of her daughter. Mrs. Joe Ellis. Tennessee Street. She had made her Home Here w the her daughter for the last eight years. Survivors besides the daughter include one son. Walter g. Isral of Indianapolis and one brother. James b. I Oan of Indianapolis. Funeral services will be held from the Shannon funeral Home monday morning at 10 o clock in charge of the Rev. Fellers. Bur Al will be in the Floral Park cemetery at Indianapolis. Akers explores county Llmer Himl Nelson tells sidelights of farm Transfer is basis of Effort now being made to collect taxes from i. U. Said there is no lease a and bought from United states government in Early veer in history of the county tells of ferns six feet High and of Gorges and canyons James b. Nelson former resident of Greencastle and now a very successful financier of Indianapolis when he was in this City thursday talked of some of the sidelights on the Transfer of his former farm on state Road 36. West of Morton to Indiana University which is the basis of an Effort now being made by Putnam county taxing officials to collect taxes from or. Nelson on his alleged leasing of the property from the state University. As was Stater 1 before he denied that there is a lease saying he has Eugene Akers of the vocational department of the Greencastle High school whose paternal Home is on the South Edge of Franklin township been acting Only As an agent of the just North of Hain Bridge recently University in the operation of the made one of his rare exploring trips farm. Into that Small area of Putnam coun hut there is some history connect to hinterland known As the lost de with his acquiring of the farm or forty. Igi Nally that is interesting. Or. Nel returning from that hard trip with son said the land comprised in the All his Bones intact and his mind farm which is occupied As a tenant greatly refreshed by what he had by William Whitted was bought looked upon he related some remark from the United states government Able things about the owner less in an Early year in the history of the tract. He told of ferns six feet High county More than a Century ago Trees that had never Felt the bite of by his great aunt. Eliza Yates Dar the woodsman s axe of Gorges and Nail who was the wife of Turpin canyons walled and floored with darn Ali. A name Well known in Early Stone As Slippery underfoot As ice. There have been big stories told concerning this lonely gloomy a frequented. Orphaned tract of Putnam county terrain some of which Are fables and some of which Are True. All that or. Akers said concerning it is absolutely True however. The height of the ferns As described by him is corroborated by the height of ferns which formerly grew Putnam county development and who was the great aunt of or. Nelson. From the Turpin Damalos the land descended to Frank darn Ali their son. However when Frank Darnall a property was disposed of by order of the court. Milton Thomas bought this farm and at or. Thomas death James b. Nelson bought it and thus restored it to the family. Circuit court notes in connection with the suit on account. Of the Page engineering company against the big Bend Coal an 1 Clay company from the Clay circuit court which was f led Here in 1937 on a change of venue the Putnam circuit court yesterday granted permission for Frampton , As receiver of the defendant Coal company to defend the suit against the Coal company and to prosecute on the compan y s Cross complaint Aga not the prosecuting company without substituting the receiver for the defendant Coal company. As a development from the decree of divorce granted Herman Blair from Mary m Blair in the Putnam court in 1936. In which the former husband a ordered to pay $10 monthly for the support of the minor child the former wife has f 1-Ed a Cross pet ton to modify the decree regarding the support Money the former husband had applied for a modification oif the amount he was ordered to pay and her petition is in answer to his petition. Putnam is kidnapped not harmed taken from Iii Hollywood Home by two men who spoke German Kilt eyed Thrift letter a list Ltd old to Stop i Umie ution of an anti nazi Book. A the Man who killed Hitler Quot. Dimitur Naii is questioned Stu Ril the ii a been 1-Kuo de into Supply not names of victims Hila Liphia. May 13.�?- up Hui democratic City com a Trian Vas questioned in jail to Abou i ports that he had been into supplying the names holy victims for a gang which l a in a re than 100 persons for insurance. A t Jai s Kelly of the homicide it who took Peppe into custody he r it clan had supplied 11 Foj t lie murderers after one of 1,a 1 Paul Petrillo had threat of Quot put the evil Eye on him and his Sisters. Re s is a political party Job ment to that of a Ward worker or cite s. He would necessarily a Quot i painted with Many people in a strict including the Type on the murderers preyed ignorant 1 superstitious married women could by seduction or bribery. At Fern Cliffs West of Greencastle before it became overrun by Vandal Ous visitors who had no regard for preserving the wonderful vegetation. The Trees of the. St forty have not been disturbed because there is no Way by which they could be taken out if they were Cut Down. They Are not of the Best kinds of Timber anyway. Then lastly the Canyon floor it May easily be believed is As a Slick As because at Snowden a Springs not very far South of the lost forty the Cliffs and floors Are soapstone which when moist furnishes exceedingly treacherous footing. As or. Akers remarked if a person penetrating the wilds of the lost forty alone were to fall and sprain an ankle or fracture a leg or ankle Bone it would be tragedy because the injured person probably could not get Side of the farm Are the out of the place and probably would re 1�? not be found by rescuers in time. Or. Akers knows a Trail into the lost forty starting from the old Stone House which stands not far from the West Bank of big Walnut above the rolling Stone Bridge Over big Walnut which is the first Bridga Over that Stream above that by which Highway 36 crosses the Creek. The Stone House is reached from Bainbridge by going North a mile to the township Lin where there is a double turn in the Road and following the county gravel Road Easterly from the Akers Balch Corner. The Stone House is not far from that Road mostly hidden by foliage now. From the Stone House. Or. Akers Trail leads North a certain distance then follows a Branch bed a certain distance and so on so that if the right turns have been made and the right distances observed you find yourself in the somber shades of the co n 11 him i or. Nelson went on to say that although he had determined to keep the property in the family of the woman who was the original owner on a Homestead title he disposed of it to Indiana University because of this reason when he said he removed to Indianapolis from Greencastle the valuation on the farm for taxation purposes was raised sharply by the assessor of Clinton township at that time and despite his efforts to have the assessment reduced it was not Only maintained at the High figure to which he objected but it was actually raised he said. Vexed by the situation which he Felt unjust he said he informed the taxing authorities he would put it where no taxes at All would be paid on it. Whereupon he deeded it to the state University. Buried on the West mortal remains of colonel and mrs. Joshua Yates great grandparents of or. Nelson who formerly owned the or. Hamilton farm nearby. L arts 2. Days decides to i in e Bakersfield Cal. May 13 up George Palmer Putnam publisher husband of the late Amelia Earhart was found bound and gagged in a vacant House Early today. He told officers that he was kidnapped from his Hollywood Home last night by two men who spoke Gorman. Putnam recently said he received a letter threatening him with death unless he stopped publication of an anti nazi Book entitled a the Man who killed sheriff John a. Loustalot said his questioning of Putnam had not revealed a Kidanu Frog motive but that according to Putnam the men appeared to be talking about the Hitler Book. Putnam told the sheriff that the two men waylaid and slugged him in the garage of his Home in the exclusive Toluca i a Alce Section of North Hollywood and drove him away in his own automobile. They dive him Here 100 Miles North of Hollywood and left him in a House that was under construct ten. Putnam told the sheriff. Early today neighbors heard cries of a help Quot at the House. They invest gated and found Putnam with i arms and legs lightly bound with automobile tire tape. A gag of similar tape had closed his Mouth but Putnam said to had worked that Loose. The two men left believing him securely bound. Putnam said. He told sheriff Loustalot that one of them remark 1 a that will hold him until morning. Induced to help insure and Poison or husbands. 0 a a refs had been filed against As Bald along with 24 t of s to were deeply involved a a a a resale murders and sever i s who like Peppe were being phoned. L,1, Peppe had been so on i of Otrillo who ran a shop a South Philadelphia and reputation in the neighbourhood it 1,11 r,octor.�?� that he had Servi murder ring As an errand boy. Test discloses dog had rallies c animal had bitten some livestock and other Dors in Vicinity the head of a dog formerly owned by Fant Judy of West of Brick Chapel which was taken to the state Board of health laboratories a few Days ago to to tested for rabies was reported by the Board to show rabies germs. The animal had bitten some livestock and other dogs in the Vicinity of the Judy place. The head of another dog. Which had been killed on the Vanlanding Ham place on the Manhattan Road South of the Pennsylvania Railroad viaduct was taken to the state Laboratory by sheriff Lawrence Graham last night to be tested. The animal had showed symptoms of rabies before it was killed. Ill me convinced tilt tiie state w As a dim. To try him for my cider Enid. Okla. May id up boy Murphy became convinced today that Thep Tate really was going to try him for murder though he Hadnot eaten for 2.3 Days. He pleaded for food concentrates hoping to fatten himself enough to make a presentable witness in his own defense. Ten of the jurors who will decide whether Murphy murdered his brother Harry and Harry Murphy s wife had been selected before Murphy was convinced. He had attended two court sessions so weak and emaciated he had to lie carried in on a Stretcher on which he had remained. His attorney had said that if the state persisted it would wind up trying a Corpse. After he had decided to live. Murphy was Given an injection of glucose. Last night he was Given Corn syrup and water. Today he wanted food concentrates hoping to repair in a few Days the damage he did his body in 2.1 Days of fasting but it will be several Days before to can take solids. A tri k spa to furnish room at Hospital bids them Farewell from the end of an observation car general John j. Pershing bids Farewell to neighbors in Tucson Ariz. The general 78, was in route to Washington hoping to make his annual trip abroad. President Longress Rovally nears u w j agreed on Revenue Canadian Dock ii Rye nuke lost in so called a business appeasement Quot must be made up greatest throng in history of Canada will Greet King and Queen some years ago Delta the to Tau Aiso furnished room thirteen additional Beds suggested the it August 1, 16th anniversary of completion appropriate for d a cation the superintendent of the Putnam county Hospital miss Eva Mil bum. An 1 the members of the Board of trustees were very much pleased by the announcement from the tri Kappa sorority. Friday that one room in the new w no at the Hospital. Which is now nearing completion w la he furnished by that organization of women. Seme years ago. Delta Theta Tau. Also a Young women s organization furnished of the rooms in that institution but. Since that time there has been no similar gift until this announcement from tri Kappa. The Complete Fum Shing of a room includes the be 1. Easy chair straight chair screen and Dresser. Seme other articles May be added to this list but these Are considered the Normal necessary list there is Opportunity for further similar g its. It is probable the tri kappas will is Lect the Southeast room on the rec end floor of the new Wing As the one which will House the pieces of furniture which they will Fum so. This be one of the most pleasant rooms of the entire Structure. The plasterers Are now at work on the Interior Walls of the new Wing but visitors May get to pass through the Halls and into the rooms on at least the ground and the Sec Ond floors but the third floor i inaccessible because of the scaffold i ing and staging on which the workmen stand. The new Structure will have space for 13 additional Beds seven of these Lac. Neared the Mainland today and 1,1 two in Oom the Obstet i strike to be settled today most of the miners were expected to be Back in pits monday new York May 13. It up it formal settlement of the appalachian soft Coal stoppage which for six weeks threatened to develop into National fuel crisis was scheduled today with a majority of the 2.000 mine operators ready to sign a Union shop contract with the United mine workers of America. Most of the eight state areas 340 -000 miners along with 126,000 in 21 outlying states were expected to be Back in the pits on monday digging Coal at the rate of 7.000.000 tons a week for fuel hungry Industry. Will Dock Here monday. The great Cal department will be on the third est throng in the history of can add floor ani1 la priv win a Quot Nursery. To will be on hand to Greet the King and receive the new born babies with Washington. May 13. Up a Quebec May 13. Tup the president Roosevelt has suggested British liner carrying King George that today a Story with the state and Queen Elizabeth to the Amer pm no 1,1 1>1u a a rooms and the other ment that any Revenue lost in so called a business appeasement tax amendments must be made up in other taxes on corporations. Congress and the president Are agreed on that the latter explained. Ought no to you keep that fact in the Lead of the Story. Or. Roosevelt asked reporters in his latest press conference tax d Scusa Ion. Queen. Capacity of eight of these cherubs. A it these additional Beds will give the the Empress of Australia will tic h Iff. Be. It. Hospital a total capacity of 55 be 1j. Up at Wolfe a a five. The exact spot n. F on the first or ground floor Thero let a the Kite a Ami dining room for the entire Hospital which now and then go on to say. He continued that if come of taxes Are repealed it will be necessary t y find a substitute and How arc we going to do it ? thereupon. Or. Roosevelt outlined alternative tax proposals and made it reasonably Clear that he is willing to have the Revenue act amended but neither Bi-1 Eves it necessary nor intends to permit his administration to l e made responsible for such changes As May be made. That w 11 be up to Congress. His press conference discussion yesterday left the tax deficit icon omy situation about where it was. The 1939 tax Bill is on the political merry go round. The congressional Economy front is broken or. Moore velt will meet with legislative leaders next week to Sec what if anything. Can be done about it. To capture Canada from the French the next Lay after a 15-minute Battle a it in the of cd. Part of Structure 1 on the Heights above. The space occupied by these rooms first to Greet the Royal guests will in the older part will be used for be prime minister w l. Mackenzie the a Ray and the Laboratory equip King who will g a aboard and Lead ment. Tho party ashore trailing him from the new heating Plant in a Srp the ship will be the ladies and gentle Arate building is now in use to heat men in waiting then the King and not Only the Hospital but the hut Queen. When the Quot King Steps to the Cheson nurses Home As Well pier Canada will have on its soil its it has been suggested that August first reigning King Ever to set foot in North America. The City like others on the route of the tour was decorated As never before in its history. The Union Jack and tri color of France were on every building on the route of the Procos Sion. Public buildings were draped a in red. White and Blue Bunting and the Gold and red it it of the Royal stand-1 Aid. Crowns coronets the Royal Standard and the Canadian and pro a Viscal Coats of Aims stood out on the doorways Arches and sides of buildings. Snow still Cost red some streets but mrs. W m. Mcgaughy East it was believed that a Day of Sunshine Seminary is improving at the county would melt it and bring into Bloom Hospital Ami will probably return to the budding Flowers and Trees before her Home majesties arrive. Lawrence Crump Speaks nonchalantly of tracking illusive mushroom to its Lair he goes into the Woods and or. W. M. Mcgaughey has received word from his son William a senior in Harvard medical school that he has been exempted from his final examinations because of the illness of his Mother and will come to Greencastle within the next few Days however he will return to Boston for the graduation exercises in june. 20 years ago in Greencastle Paul Grimes arrived in Greencastle from overseas wearing a Croix do Guerre the French medal awarded for bravery. Grimes during a severe barrage in april on a French Battlefield although severely wounded he Manelf asked the surgeons and Stretcher bearers to care for his two wounded comrades before they treated his own injuries. This action was at Boise april 28. Grimes was wounded in the hip and Back. Lawrence Crump of the Greencastle Post office personnel. Even in these Days that Are quite lean to other person. I regard the number of mushroom collected Speaks nonchalantly of finding 147 of these fungi under one tree wednesday of this week of finding 263 on another Day and so on. Or. Crump admits he has a mushroom Eye which secs them where the Ordinary person sees none. Asked for a rough guess As to the total number he has collected this season he replied a i have the slightest there was a vague implication that the total number would be enormous and he spread his hands quite a Long distance apart to indicate the height of some of the largest. The distance he indicated As the height of these big ones also was vague but it appeared to be not less than eight or nine inched. Or. Crump has mastered the real science involved in tracking the mushroom the Spring form or Morel that is to its Lair. When the soil of the open Fields and pastures is dry anti Bare of mushrooms from Lack of growth too rain finds them by Tho hundreds growing in the Loam anti in the Shade where Tho moisture has been retained by the soil. But h never looks for them either under Beech Trees because he says they never grow there. But he does find them under Walnut. Ash Elm Hickory and sugar Trees in almost unbelievable numbers if the season is right. One of his biggest finds was in a Small Grove of Ash Trees anti the other Day he found a great number in a Small Clearing in the heart of a Woods where there j had been a House in Olden Days of which the site was marked Only by a few bricks that had been in the Chimney and fireplace and a pathetic decrepit old galvanized Iron Washtub. The secret of the numerous Ness of the morels in that Little area he attributed to the presence there of four gnarled decaying old Pioneer Apple Trees whose Wood had rotted in the soil and under which there was a thick Loam in which the mushrooms thrive. The soil under a Thorn tree was mentioned As prolific with mushroom 1. Which will be the sixteenth anniversary of the completion of the to Spitoni. Would be a very appropriate Date for a dedication of the now Wing. In Rod it a s spoke at lilo. Sakr Tki tha i Indiana will solidly Hack its ii loved son Quot i m i. \ mini to Bloomington . Hay 13 a a up state democratic chairman Fred Bavo last Naff it declared that the Republican Patty still is Domlin at .1 by Lea such As Herbert the former president s scheduled conference at Warsaw May 21 with Indiana Republican editor and party leaders was i scribed a evidence that the party Estill a a led by reactionary element.-. Quot i presume they will Utnik about whether to Back Homer k. Capehart or Jim Wagon for president Quot Raya said As the crowd of 500 Persona roared with laughter. Indiana will solidly Back Ita Quot be loved son Paul v. Mcnutt for president in 1940,&Quot Baya a alerted. Spon Aora of Hie banquet were tha Mcnutt for president club the Jackson club of Indiana University and the county general committee. O 0 0 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 0 0 today a weather 0 0 and 0 0 local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 mostly clo Fly showers in extreme South portion saturday sunday Lair and warmer. Minimum 52 6 a. M56 7 a. M. 8 a. M. 01 9 a. A. 63 10 h. In 65 11 a. Ril. 65
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