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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - May 16, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaA the weather f us vn1> w Armer it it a the cd Ltd forty seven daily Banner a it Waves for ally Greencastle Indiana tuesday May of it 1939. Canc1i film a is cd by Council Fri Ltd a right i aces vacant by death and resignation y permits granted a a tor Jumez Ohio a Ami .1. T. Lir i 1 named to Fui the Board it per Sony 1 of the Board of trus 0f Forest Hill cemetery was ally changed at the meeting of City Council monday a. Due to the expiration of the of two of the members of the and the resignation of one the one who resigned is or. Gillespie. James Cannon was to Complete the unexpired of or. Gillespie a term. Term of Charles Huffman is no. Charles Rector was elected Creed him for a full term of is. The place occupied on the by the late a. B. Hanna was by the election of Talbott e. For six years or. Hanna s occurred at the time of the extra of his term of office As trus of the other important matters a the Council was presented by negation of residents of North abetted by others from the City complained to the Council coning the littering of the streets trash falling from trucks eni in the work of removing such the delegation spoke of paper tin cans and other ref of similar character meeting was called for this event which the matter of the com to made will be put before the men of the City who Are in that ass and they will be told by the attorney just what they will if they not Stop the nuisance City police will co operate in the Cement of the regulations of the situation. A. R. Chenoweth was Given omit to rebuild her residence at intersection of Washington and streets recently nearly by fire. Harold Zink was Given a it to erect a new residence in i Wood Ralph Randel was Given a omit to add a Bath room and her porch to his West Columbia it property. Europe today by United press Lam Long France May offer Compromise proposal to great Britain and Russia to end differences on a Security London Britain and Germany waging contest for commercial superiority behind scenes of a Mudi moves. Turing Mussolini intends to station big air plane fighting Force at new Airport 25 Miles from French Frontier. Berlins Hitler and italian foreign minister to make Imi Hirant speeches at signing of military pact Here next week. Warsaw ukrainians Long bitter enemies of polish leaders announce Loyal support of government against Germany. Paris German and italian troops exit meted to leave Spain by end of a May As negotiations continue for $100,000,000 loan to nationalists. Paris socialist party seriously split Over pacifist and Quot prepare for War policies. Make plans to utilize old roadbed would construct superhighway out of Indianapolis to Airport traction roadbed proposed saturday May 27, j j will be poppy Day mrs. Canary made county chairman sponsored by american Leo Ion wis demands investigation handler is using pow a to revenge himself against ump , May 16.�?<up> bailing gov. A. B. Happy idler As a a madman a John l. Is today demanded a Federal in a gation of the use of National Lamen m the Harlan county .1 feud. Happy Chandler is using the of the state to revenge him against the United mine workers helped defeat him last year he ran for senator against Alt Barkley a the Congress of in Hal organizations chieftain told Latea to the United textile hers convention last night wre also is an obligation on the of the Federal government to train what a Happy Chandler is k with troops since part of their and most of their equipment is heed by the u. S. Treasury he government also must Ascer hat suppression of civil liberate taking place in those Isolat-communitie8 by the thugs and n of the mine operators under tion of state tto higher authority should Ren governor Chandler if a that Nian in Kentucky who happens a he Power is unable to restrain opacity for vengeance. W8 also is president of the he said that the Miner or lev had supported Chandler in Campaign for governor because chief executive had promised a Are deals to labor. It he was unfaithful to his is s the Bush bowed Cio a a a int continued. A the has order troops out in Advance of a Cal of the poppy Day will be observed throughout the United states in saturday. May 27. With the wearing of memorial poppies in Honor of the world War dead mrs. Rachael Buis president of the Putnam county. No. 58 unit of the american legion Aux Miary announced today. The Observance will be led by the auxiliary women who will distribute poppies on the streets during the Day. More than eleven million of the Little red memorial Flowers have been made by disabled world War veterans working in government hospitals and in poppy workrooms maintained by the auxiliary said mrs. Buis. These Flowers Are crepe paper replicas of the poppies which grew on the world War battlefields and among which the dead and wounded fell. They Are recognized throughout the English speaking world As the memorial Flower for those who fell in defense of democracy. Plans for the local Observance of poppy Day Are being completed by the Putnam county no. 58 auxiliary unit under the leadership of mrs Kathleen Canary unit poppy chair Maji aided by a Large committee. Volunteer workers from the unit off it poppies on the streets All Day and will receive contributions for the legion and auxiliary welfare and Relief work among the disabled veterans and dependent families of veterans. Poppies for distribution Here have been ordered from veterans Hospital at Marion where disabled veterans have been g von employment through the Winter and Spring making the Little Flowers. They Are expected to be worn More generally than Ever before on poppy Day this year. If electric line is abandoned right of Way would Load directly West of c Ity plans Are being made at Indianapolis to utilize for other purposes the right of Way of the Indianapolis Terry haute traction line for the construction of a super Highway out of Indianapolis to the municipal Airport anticipating the abandonment of the operation of the line by the traction company. Bowman elder receiver for the traction properties is quoted As agreeing to give the right of Way to the City provided the petition for the abandonment is approved by the Public service commission. It appears that the action of the commission in regard to the abandonment petition is dependent in part upon the outcome of the hearing to be held in Greencastle next monday when the citizens of this Community will present reasons against the abandonment. Plans for the taking Over of the roads right of Way Are announced by i. J. Dienhart superintendent of the municipal Airport. The traction line runs along the North Edge of the Airport following Kentucky Avenue to Oliver Avenue out Oliver Avenue for a Short distance and then direct to the Airport. Or. Dienhart said it would be possible to reach the Airport from the business District within seven or eight minutes whereas 25 to 30 minutes Are required now. The new Road also would miss the High school Road Bridge in Ben Davis. Public officials have been at a tempting to devise a plan to build a new overhead Over the Pennsylvania Railroad on the High school Road to eliminate the dangerous curve there by. Havo failed. Relaxation of taxes assured conservative democratic program presented almost As an ultimatum Eastern stars to sponsor Spring dance on May 25th on the night of May 25 at the masonic Temple the order of the Eastern Star will sponsor a big Spring dance. Les Deli with his ten piece orchestra and the entire first floor of the Temple used for the occasion promises a very splendid evening s entertainment. Any Mason or Eastern Star or members of their immediate families with escorts. Are invited to attend. The Fine manner in which All committees Are cooperating assures one that there is every reason to anticipate a very successful event. Members from these fraternal organizations in adjoining towns Are cordially invited to attend and enjoy the evening with the Greencastle masons and Eastern stars. Mark parking lines v Cri it ploys under the direction Ward Maddox chief of police remarking the parking lines in own Greencastle. Following the t,1n for that purpose which was lat season. Glynn Downey quits As coach will take up work in another school yet unannounced this fall announcement was made today by school officials of the resignation of Glynn Downey As coach of the Greencastle High school athletic teams for the past year. Downey came to Greencastle from Attica where he made a splendid record. His work Here resulted in about an even break in games won and lost. It was said he was considering a place open for him in one of three places. He will close his work with the local school with the end of the present school year. A a United press service 4 4 All the Home news 0 no. 181 Leopold Liegl will be head of department graduate of Minnesota will have charge of the woodwind department with Minneapolis symphony drive a choir will leave Camp Friday mom no for Cleveland to give Sov Rii c Mccurti revised program Charles Sheridan changes precedent on state Contes Roper to present tredent was awarded prize monday gals personally to King in night at rotary govern steam of governor Gen. Ohms Ball Washington May 16.�? up a relaxation of a business deterrent taxes was practically assured today under a conservative democratic program presented to the White House almost As an Utilma Tum. The plan would abandon the new deals undistributed corporation surplus tax. Chairman Pat Harrison. A. Miss., of the Senate finance committee is understood to have presented conservative proposals to president Roosevelt. Or. Roosevelt did not commit himself but objected that the program would penalize Small business. Differences Between conservatives and the president Are forcing Congress rapidly to the Brink of bitter dispute Over relaxation of so called a business deterrent taxes. Harrison was one of a group which conferred two hours on taxes at the White House yesterday. The president suggested another conference. Approximately $1.700,000,000 of corporation and manufacturers excise levies expire this year. The least the House can on taxes is to past a Resolution expending these through 1040. If Admi it stration pressure limits House action to such a Resolution Harrison is understood to have informed the president and chairman Robert l. Doughton a. N. C., of the House ways and Means committee that the Senate will the proposed tax revising. It then would be a question whether the House would stand Pat or give in to the Senate. Doughton left the White House conference predicting tax revision at this session but in general terms. Quebec. May 16. Up the liner Empress of Australia moved into the Mouth of the St. Lawrence River Early today bringing their Britannic majesties for a 30-Day tour. A revised program necessitated by a two Day delay at sea. Will enable Daniel c. Roper new United states minister to Canada to present his Cix dentin is personally to the King Friday. Ordinarily Rcpt would be received by lord Tweedsmuir Govemor-genera.1, but his Ipa Jesty will be presiding at the Royal assent ceremonies in parliament at Ottawa that Day and will rec pc him. Ropers appoint Anent was made after the original program for the Royal tour months in preparation had been completed. The assent ceremonies at which the King repeats the phrase Quot Lero it be Veuth the King wills it As each Bill passed by parliament is read also will have an american flavor. The most important Bill is one ratifying the new Canadian american Trade treaty and it will be Given Royal assent. The new treaty was considerably changed from the former one. To conform with the new Anglo american Trade treaty. Steaming up 1he St. Lawrenc at forced draft the Royal i Nei is to Anchor off Quebec at Midnight tonight. And the King and Queen will disembark tomorrow at 10 30 a. M at Wolfe a Cove. A government source disclosed that to make up for the to it plays lost when the ship was slowed by fog and ice floes the scheduled four Day visit at Ottawa would be reduced to two and a half Days and the Stop at Kingston would be Cut to half a Day or a Ess. Thus the majesties will arrive in Toronto on May 22 As scheduled. The rest of the schedule across Canada and Back and into the United states will he maintained. A signal Honor came to the Greencastle rotary club at the state conference of Indiana clubs at South Bend monday evening when Charles Sheridan representing the Greencastle club won the state speaking contest sponsored by Indiana rotary clubs. James Mcnamara of Gary was second. Or. Sheridan was sponsored by the Greencastle club a year ago in the state contest and was awarded second place at that time. This year he won the District contest and the right to enter the state contest at the annual conference of clubs being held at South Bend. He is a senior in the Greencastle High school and an outstanding student. Monday night at the rotary governors Ball. Charles was awarded the prize for winning the essay contest which was $20 in Cash and in responding. Sang in his Rich deep voice a old Man it proved to be one of the outstanding events at the 1930 conference. Potter Palmer Dies after draw my he joint waitress whom he marr1eo becomes heiress to estate or. V. S. Robinson to head Butler i or 10 years was head of philosophy department at Indiana Sarasota. F.la., May 16. A up a six months ago a a Juke joint Quot waitress today heiress to a $5,000,000 estate. Legal authorities said that Pleunia Louise Abati Dlo Palmer As the Legal widow of Potter orsay . The play boy scion of the wealthy Chicago Pioneer family would receive a Large portion of his estate. Palmer 34, yesterday evening of injuries suffered in a at a Barbecue last thursday. At his bedside was his pretty Young wife his fourth and his parents the Honor palmers who have a magnificent estate nearby and who last december refused to receive their songs new wife. �?T4t the main bulk of the Palmer Fortune is in the hands of the elder Palmer and he was so vexed by his songs fourth marriage that according to the son he a cd his name from his will. But the sen had a one third interest in the $15,000 000 estate of his grandmother. Mrs. Potter Palmer and it was this Mcney which Legal authorities believe a 1 will now go in Large measures to Hie poor girl who won the heart of i Mill Annaire. The palmers and the Young widow a Eft the Hospital together after Palmer died but. It could not he Learned if death had changed the parents attitude toward her. That they were less Coll toward her was evident however. Last month she sued her the new woodwind Depar mint of the Depauw universe y Mure school w 11 be under the direction o la cold Liege who will come to Green Cash to next year from a por at tin University of w Scensi or. L Egl will Alro direct the marching band and w�?~11 supervise instrumental music in the Green Asme Publ c schools. Or. Liegl was graduated from the University of m in Costa in 1937. The following year he was instrumental supervisor and director in the ver Falls state teachers College and in the Public schools of River fal s. Wisconsin. This year he has been head of the woodwind department at the University of w Consin. Director of the Reg mental band and the women s band and has had classes in orchestration and instrumental technique. For two Summers or. Liegl taught at the University of m in Costa All Stato High school clinic. He has published two collections of clarinet quartets for secondary schools and an a educators Basic method for clarinet for use in grades and Junior High. Or. Liegl will receive the master of music degree this june from the University of Wisconsin. Before coming to Gre Castle he will continue his seven years experience with the Minneapolis symphony orchestra. He has also played the Clar net with professional bands for twelve years. The Depauw University choir will leave the Depauw Campus Friday morning it 6 00 o clock by bus to go to Cleveland. Ohio where it will g be several concerts before the International Epworth league convention in session there. The choir will give a concert at 2 00 of clock saturday afternoon at the masonic Temple in Cleveland and will appear in a half hour concert that evening at 7 30 at the Epworth league banquet held in the masonic Temple at which or. Earl b. Marlatt. Depauw �?T12, and Dean of the Burton University school of theology w 11 to principal speaker. The group will also sing at the Sunrise service at 7 00 of clock sunday morning to be held at the Art museum and will sing again sunday morning at 10 45 at the first methodist Church of which or. John Flynn is pastor. Immediately pre ced no this concert or. Van Denumn Thompson. Acting director of the Depauw school of music will give a fifteen minute Organ recital. Or. Flies from Bangor for Sweden alone 13 degrees was Low for this morning a Low Point of 43 degrees was recorded at 4 of clock this morning and householders longed for a fire in the Furnace although in Many Homes there has been a Small fire in the Heaters almost without cessation All Spring. The atmosphere this morning with the freezing Point Only 11 degrees away was decidedly Chilly. No harm was done by the cold it is reported but it was particularly undesirable for the Middle of May. St. Johns. Newfoundland. May 16. Up Charles Back Nian a swede took off from Botwood Airport today for la Sand Sweden on a Solo air plane flight. Backman flew to Botwood from Bangor. Me., yesterday. Backman was flying a 90-horsepower Lambert monoplane. It is equipped for Blind flying and carries extra Gas tanks installed in the Cabin. Backmann a Home is at a Tuminas Rateick. Sweden. 20 years ago in Greencastle from Fincastle or. And mrs. Alvah Brothers and family called on or and mrs. M. Brothers sunday. Or. And mrs. Charley Silvey spent sunday afternoon with Lonie Steele and family. Among the performers at the eighth Grade commencement exercises included Margaret Emily Mcgaughey. Annabelle Mcwethy Crystal Cooper. Blanche Bicknell James Samuel Sweet. Elizabeth Tilden. Mildred Crawley. Indianapolis. Ind. May 16 a a up or. Aniel Sommer Robinson for 10 years head of the department of philosophy at Indiana University today had accepted the presidency of Butler University to succeed or Jamen w. Putnam. He was selected by the Butler University Board of directors at. A meeting late yesterday. Officials would not say when he will take office. Or. Robinson graduated from Butler in 1910. He was born near North Salem in Hendricks county in 1888. During his College career at Butler to was Active in oratory and debating. He was president of his senior Clas. He received an . Degree at Yale University in 1911. He was awarded a Dwight travelling Fellowship for travel abroad during the ensuing year. He studied at the University of Berlin and then spent three years at Harvard University where to received a . Degree in 1917. Or. Robinson was an instructor in philosophy at the University of Wisconsin from 1918 to 1922 and then became professor and chairman of the department of philosophy at Miami University Oxford. O. In 1929 he became head of the department of philosophy at Indiana. He has written several philosophical works and textbooks including a philosophical ethics a written in 1935, which was selected As one of the Best 100 books published in the United states during that year. Capital drafting is recommendation Garner rites wednesday funeral services for Chester o. Garner will be held in the Fincastle Church wednesday afternoon at 1 30 of clock with the Rev. Russell Setsler of Bellmore in charge. Burial will be in the Brick Chapel cemetery. Or. Garners death occurred mgt a Jay Forenoon. Husband for separate maintenance Thompson is a noted organist and is and his parents for $300,000. Alleg j director of the Depauw choir. Ing Ion of affections hut both a a a a a suits were dropped when a reconcile circuit court notes nation was brought about. Alfred e evens is. Ora a. Crider for Possession of real estate defendant called and defaulted. Finding for plantiff that he is entitled to immediate Possession and $280 damage. Lonny a Furnace com pan v is. Burns j. Currie. Dismissed at costs of plaintiff. Tolje w. T. Rawleigh co. Is. Win. J. Waven it Al. To set aside deed. Set for argument May 20 at 10 of clock. Robert Thomas is. George Gaston damages. Defendant files general denial. Twin born to n daughters were born monday afternoon to or. And mrs. L Clear Redding of near it. Meridian. They have been named Sheila Lucille and Louise. Prepare to or \ it i a Pital on same basis As men in event of War Washington. May 16. Up the Senate military affairs committee recommended today that the Federal government prepare to draft capital in the same basis As men in event of a. War. That proposal was made in a committee report on a capital conscription Hill sponsored by sen. Josh Lee d., okla. The committee has approved the Bill 12 to 2. A it is inconsistent for a government to tie Able to raise an army by compulsion and depend upon voluntary subscription to support that army a Leo asserted in the majority report. Sen h. Styles Bridges r., n. H., the drafting a minority report in which he said he would denounce the Bill As a the most dangerous piece of legislation before Congress a the Lee Bill provides for a a wealth census at the outbreak of a War. On the basis of it citizens would be required to Purchase 50-year government Bonds bearing one per cent interest. A person with a net wealth Between $1.000 and $10.000 would be required to devote five per cent to Bond purchases and the percentage would be graduated upward to 75 per cent for citizens Worth $100,060 o More. A of a rom the world the report a Ontic lieu Oil i Nare two a today Quot weather a a and a a local temperature a pm air and not so Cool tonight except in extreme Southeast portion wednesday increasing cloudiness cooler in extreme North and warmer in extreme South portion in afternoon. Minimum .45 c a. A. 4r 7 a. A. 55 $ a. In. 58 c a. A. 61 10 a. M. 65 11 a. M. 68 12 noon. 70 1 p. A. .71 2 p. A. 71
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