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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - May 30, 1939, Greencastle, Indiana$ the weather fair it warmer v 4 a the i Job la Okte seven daily Banner a it Waves for ally a 4, 4, United press service it for All the Home news a. A -1 a v i v 1 i i 1 i 4 Een Castle a played to Speedway 6e Webster is director Xvi manager of ,.,h a group l St bav1� in the Lido saw Ritli r Lor saw mlle Manl tors >5 Mon wont from Here arc Enestle ban i for the sex of a Tiff year played today Indianapolis Speedway race a to five members left Here this about four thirty and Roen the grounds at seven forty Geo co Webster is the director Manny of the Grcic Castle rag tier in from t. Received by the Mem a. Myers thanking for their splendid cooperation of past and hoping for future pcs it bands assembled at the South f he race track. This is the it band in the world and is Jusei of l too players or about different groups. Shortly after were assembled they rehearsed our w it r i us which they played front of the bands was a detail Jular soldiers with a color guard fort Harrison. In lately Back of them were the rent drum majors from the dressed in their very a Splond in Forras. Following the drum is was a company of naval a from Indianapolis and then a by of the Indiana National d Field artillery. A the South end of the Raco i they marched to the Northwest r and counter marched Back the jul a pm s stand where William Mitchell director of the Indiana military band conducted the of the Star spangled ban they then marched around to rant Comer playing continuously left the track there. From this 1 on the members were free to and watch the race or to leave. Few College bands which Are it of this Parade played during race. Members were All dressed wearing a Black Bow tic White i. Paper hat Black trousers and a shoes. No women Are allowed Lis band. Us. John g. Benson Wile speak at to a Kkt k \ or. John g. Benson superintendent of the methodist Hospital will speak in the old log Chapel at Turk 1 by run state Park mom ing june 4. His subject will be a outlooks and or Benson is Well known in this Community be-1 cause he has been pastor cd a number of local methodist churches and because at one time he was in charge of the Rockville i Chautauqua. All of his old friends Are invited to hear him speak in Turkey runs log Chapel sunday. A he Castle Indiana Tienda May 30, 1031. No. 103 aces citizen passed away Eakly tuesday a Oiin it rom Nikii Memoria. Dai morning a1 Home on Soi i ii of or Street Rev. Ostrom sees English to All the daily Banner in in receipt of letter telling of events the Damy Banner is in receipt of the following letter from the Rev. Henry Ostronik who had the Quot Good Fortune to he i Toronto Ltd la when the King and Queen of England were in that City Quot if you Ever saw a City of nearly a million population swept by enthusiasm. You have Reen it More than duplicated Here in this Beautiful City edging Lake Ontario due to the visit of the King and Queen. Scores and scores of raised seats had been built on vacant lots. People claimed their places to View the Royal couple hours before the Parade was due. The National Flag was displayed by the thousands and decorations in National colors on houses on University building on lamp posts and on government buildings exceeded anything of the kind a i Ever saw. As you doubtless heard by radio the cheering was thunderous. Aill forms of general business activity suspended. Even the Post offices were closed. The Royal couple provided a pleasing impression. Especially the Queen was mentioned on All sides As so charming a person. And All Over the place in store windows were Beautiful plaques Reading Quot god save our King anti if i say that the enthusiasm was tremendous. I shout i Hunt for a stronger word. Sincerely Henry Ostrom. Was u a m s oldest Altai held Goodwin Cane for fast Tut years. M As member of class of 1870 John Brownfield 10 years old and to Sessor of the Depauw Cane Given successively to the oldest living graduate of Asbury Depauw University. Died at his Home at 1008 South Locust Street in Greencastle at 5 of clock this morning. He waa the father of or. Lillian Beeson Brownfield one of tin member of the faculty of Depauw University. Sex state officials facing fraud Tria i Harrisburg a. May 30. A dozen High Pennsylvania democrats were Given two weeks today to Inak ready for trial on various charges of pay Rop padding and extortion of Campaign funds under indictments sustained by a judge who said there could be no Appeal from his tue ing District attorney Carl b. Shelley said he had not decided which a i the democratic leaders in Chi Ling three members of the Cabinet of for Mer governor George h. Earle j would be called firs. June 12. In sustaining the indictments. Judge Howard w. Hughes overruled the Contention of counsel for the to calve that the indictments were obtained they charged the jurors had been Quot unduly influenced by the Republican District attorney. Shelley Anil his staff. First hurled by democrats Aganvi. Democrats in the heated primary Campaign of 11 38, the charges were a taken up by republicans in the fall Vernor rules Easton must die Kkt sentence to be elec k t ted at state prison m a saturda1 a Diane Apolis May 30 aim minor m. Clifford Townsend rom y ter Day a clemency plea for Orelle Easton 25 years old by City n. D., farm hand under 1 a Sci be electrocuted at state Early next saturday for the Quot of Indiana state policeman a Dixon. A a ago mrs. Carl Easton of Tkv City the condemned Man s h 1 not cd the governor to Coni tin sentence to life imprison l-1vernor said he believed ton was Given a fair trial. No a offered by mrs. Easton attorney and a minister who a i anted her Here that would War-1 setting aside the death sentence governor added. Toon i s killed a year ago when attempted to question Easton and brother Clarence 27. Near Michi City. Clarence was shot and kill i at a near Deselm 111., i Gay a posse captured Orelle. Births or. And mrs. Arthur Babcock Greencastle route 1. Arc the parents of a son bom saturday afternoon at the Putnam county Hospital. A daughter was Boin monday morning to or. And mrs. Gardner Limedale Road. Or. And mrs. I Ester Parker of Cloverdale Are the parents of a son born sunday morning at the county Hospital. Or. And mrs. Eldon c. Wells. Greencastle route 2. Are the parents of a daughter born monday morning at the Putnam county Hospital. Control of the state former Cabinet members Are David l. Lawrence democratic state chairman and former Secretary of the Commonwealth Ralph m Bash Ore. Secretary of the state democratic committee and former Secretary of labor and Industry and Roy e. Brownmiller former Secretary of highways. The special Grain i jury tha t recommended the indictments is in indefinite recess after six months of investigation. Order election at King \ is in 15 i1ays Washington. May 30. Up the nation. Labor relations Board today ordered a collective bargaining election within 15 Days among employees of Kingan a a co., inc. Indianapolis ind. Workers w u choose Between the amalgamated meat cutters and Butcher workmen it a. F. A and the United meat packing workers local Industrial Union Ltd i. Of John Brownfield son of John j Campaign in which they won Back Brownfield and Lydia Ann Beeson was born in South Bend ind., on july 4. 1841. He was prepared for College in miss Bacon s private school and the Northern Indiana College. In 1865 he entered the preparatory school of Asbury College where he wars graduated a. B. In 1870. In 1872 he married Juanna Kelley of South Bend and in june 1872 was graduated from the Harvard Law school. After graduation he entered upon the practice of Law in South Bend which he followed until removal to Indianapolis in 1884 except for a few years when he was owner and editor of the Union a democratic paper the predecessor of the South Bend times. After his return to South Bend in 1889 he was connected with the Campbell paper Box co., until his retirement in 1 12. Since then he has made his Home with his daughter in Chicago Gary and since 1922 in Greencastle. Since commencement june 1938, or. Brownfield has been the Holder of the Goodwin memorial Cune As oldest alumnus of Depauw University. Or. Brownfield was the brother of mrs. Marvin Campbell i survivors Are. The widow and two daughters mrs. Orville n. Barker of Chicago and or. Lilian b. Brownfield. Professor of English literature at Depauw University two nephews. John b. Campbell and Marvin Rudolph Campbell of South Bend and one Niece mrs. Walter a. Hager of South Bend. Ind. Funeral services will be held at Niles. Michigan and burial will be in the Beeson family mausoleum on the Beeson farm at Niles. Michigan. Records of Depauw today indicated that the next Holder of the Depauw Cane would be Archibald Shaw of Lawrenceburg a member of the class of 1872. There Are no surviving members of the class of 1871, and mrs. Betty lock Hamilton. Greencastle i member of the class of 1870, holds the Depauw Bracelet for being the oldest living woman graduate next in line from her will be miss Ella brow Jar also a member of the class of 72. Tki Zilic Rian believed lost decoration Day Here was Opict la of business Iii ses posed Mam citizens went elsewhere decoration Day was a quiet one m Greencastle. As the organized Observance was held sunday. Many residents of the City and others from a distance Many of whom had lived Here in past years visited the cemetery. However. Many Greencastle citizens went elsewhere for the Day. The race a the Speedway having a Large representation from Here a deluding the members of the City band who played for the great sports event. All of the stares and business houses were Iilo sed in Observance of the Day and the drug stores observed sunday closing hours. show s result 01 i m i w Ork greetings in West a rousing reception was accorded King George and Queen Elizabeth when they visited port Arthur. Ontario. Here they Are talking to crowd bearing British flags. Queen Stods to Chat with woman. Bemoll denies r Berman War a a returned dodger a sales statement fir m prison cell new York May 30. Grove Cleveland Bergdoll. World War draft of the Lien feature of the Public Wel dodger. Proclaimed his Dove for tin fare Law moved Benton Curtis coun Tykot Gil 1 United efforts display is one of Horti a i lt1 Hal perfection not visible from Highway there i a mix of specie which insure 1re��nee of Blossom throughout the season the Flower Garden at the Home of or. And mrs. Walter evens West Walnut Street Road is one in which to h husband and wife labor. The result of their United efforts through a number of years is a display now of perfection that is i genuine achievement. Their Flowers and shrubbery Are too far away from the Highway to be visible to passers by and Only a comparatively few of the persons who regularly drive Over the route know of its existence. It merits the inspection of All residents of the Vicinity who Are Flower admired. There is a mixing of species which insures the presence of blossoms of several kinds All through the season. And. Too there is a mixing of colors that at some distance produces the effect of the hues of an Oriental Rug Thor ugly harmonious but di3-t inc. Nevert Hucless. Just now. In the evens Garden of Flowers the daisies Are in prominence. There Are the Shasta and the English and the painted the latter if pastel shades that Are charming. Then there is the Sweet rocket White Lupin Blue flax Bachelor buttons Lemon lilies Oriental poppies flt or japanese Iris 60 varieties of Iris including the deep Blue English Lily pansies columbines Sweet William frequent question on the operation of Glove Pink Nigelia and roses a. Welfare lieu ural Urf lain a by n i on it i Otis teels of m w Nek of Dei folks ii oed in. Homes five put Intel for conference to serve on social service Mission of 2 i members Lant found dead monday b Monts old son of or. Ani it mrs. Clyde Frazier died of heart attack Lar two months old son of or. And Clyde Frazier of Roachdale was dead by the parents monday Belr Home. It was believed heart a a is the cause of the baby Ith. A Des the parents the child is ived by two Brothers and his ind parents or. And mrs. M. In Bainbridge. The body was 51,1 ved to the latter a Home where funeral services will be held in essay afternoon at two of clock. No word from Thomas Smith in Moke than 10 hours Indianapolis ind. May 30. Up five hoosiers will serve on social service Mission of 22 members which Wila participate in a conference at Caracas Venezuela next month to discuss social welfare problem. Indiana members of the Mission arc the Rev. f. O Hara in is Dent of Tho University of notre Dame Val Nolan United states Dij strict attorney James e. Mccarthy Dean of the College of Commerce a the University of notre Dame or William f. Cunningham professor of educational administration at notre Dame and miss teas Marie Gork. Executive Secretary of the Catholic youth organization at Gary. Members of the Mission leave new York for Caracas june 16. The Mission was invited by president lop a Contreras of Venezuela who is planning a National social welfare program for the country. According to the Rev. For. O Hara Hospital notes. Is Ora Day of Fillmore was and. Al a l to the county Hospital Satur-1 a will be the first meeting of its kind for treatment in the americas. London May Job up Young Thomas Smith today was at the cud of the Skyway Trail on which he Sot out in quest of the rewards for flying a watch Fob sized air plane across Tho Atlantic but Nono know his Fate. Whether that Trail led to a watery grave or to some Remote spot where to could not if alive report his whereabouts was another mystery in Tho record of transatlantic aviation. The baby Elip it or 650-Pound plane which Smith lifted from old Orchard Beach me. More than forty hours ago was Down because her 160 Gallons of gasoline would not have sufficed for sustained flight longer than that. Smiths plane had no radio. A bumper crop of reports from outlying regions in Tho British Isles yesterday said that his plane was believed to have sign cd but none was borne out. Smith 25-year old aviation Salesman who participated in n record endurance flight for Light planes last november streaked Tho baby Clipper 1,920 feet along the wave packed old Orchard Beach Sands and at 4 50 a. M. Yesterday lifted her nose and pointed it toward the Sun which was beginning to Streak the Atlantic. In his path along the Newfoundland coast a snowstorm glazed automobile windshields with ice and surface visibility was 1.000 Yards. British airmen kept a close watch for a on Laurd on to not cow tester makes a report Alonzo Welsh of Ladoga is highest testing of in two counties James Taylor the recently appointed official cow tester of the Putnam and Montgomery county association. Has made the following statistical report or. C. Alonzo Welsh of i Adoga has the distinction and Honor of having the High Herd in in production of butter fat. The average butter fat pro Luction per cow waa 43.7 lbs. With a feed Cost of $2.81 per cow per month. Or. Taylor reports a lot of interest in this new program of work by the Farmers he has contacted. He is greatly encouraged with the future prospects and interest of tin Farmers in this Dairy Herd improvement association work. No Lien on the property of old age assistance recipients can be enforced during the lifetime of the recipient or while the property is occupied by r. Surviving spouse. This Means. Or. Curtis said that a recipient of old age assistance can Nineteen year exile sent out a plea continue in has own Hon e is on i m would have an Opportunity sometime to show he could be a worthwhile part of the country. Bergdoll who surrendered to military authorities when he returned from Germany last week of it r 20 years a of in Greencastle from his cell n governors Island that the Public treat him like any other prisoner taking his punishment. In a four Page statement issued through his attorney. Harry Weinberger he denied he had offered his services to Germany during the War. He said �?o1 was a of fume Keiit Loiis objector at the time of the lauds u. Freedom. Bergdoll said he had returned voluntarily to face a five year jail penitence because time had increased his appreciation of a free country. He added Quot it in Only we n to children neared school age hint i knew poignantly i wanted tin m to go to schools free from hate and regimentation and free ill a or i Ocra Ltd indicate d to he emphasized that a nothing in Germany or Europe had anything to do with his desire to return. Or raid Quot no one ill Germany expected War and As an american citizen i would not have been insists lies saying. Sugg com Par lie lives and that after his death a surviving wife of husband can live there. Old ago assistant a is intended for Only people who arc in need and have no sources to support them. However. Instead of denying assistance to those old people who own their own Homes but have no other resources county welfare departments Are permitted to award As a loan on the property. The loan is not recoverable until after tie de Atli it i a recipient and if the property is no longer occupied by i Many kinds. Over i the part that is particularly or. Evens responsibility he Haa 1.500 maturing Quot glad Quot plants ten or twelve tin usand just starting 200 dahlias and some other bulbs that Are beginning to make themselves interesting. There is a Rock a inc Pool in another part of the grounds in which three varieties of water Lily Are growing including one White species taken from the former Lily Pond near Flat cods Southeast of town. Surviving spouse then tin f a re Thein Anc heir Wel department May recover Only amount of assistance granted three per Catu interest the bal of the estate going t the Legal Clair Albin and Roscoe Scott were in a group of boys at the Blue Hole in big Walnut who tried to Rescue John Rockey. 12 years old who was drowned. Scott stepped off a ledge into a deep Hole and was being carried Down Stream and Clair Albin started to Rescue him. Wilber Albin then went in to Rescue both seeing they were having trouble. He brought Scott to the Shore. John Rockey and Robert Bryan then went in to get Clair Albin who also badly needed help. John Halbert Stoner and Gilbert Snider formed another Rescue squad and got Albin out. Carl Allan sought to save hockey but the latter fought his rescuer until the latter got a cramp in dec leg. Upon which Rockey Sank and was drowned. Harry Black located the boys body forty five feet Down Stream and Stoner brought it to land. Rockey had lived with his Uncle and aunt. Or. And mrs. Shields Mccray since he was four months old. Pall bearers at his funeral were Roscoe Scott. Wayne Gillen. Bertram Huestis. Robert Graham Philip Maxwell. Paik Bryan. Of 1 Dueks Tom 11 i men ted sheriff Lawrence Graham sheriff toni Vandiver Polk Lyme Lahore t times \ of a 1 i Downs of i i i d and employers Ini n right to i Iii Lon Harrisburg in a. May 30.�?a Bill setting up sharply defined limits within which employees and Tabor group can carry on Union activity in Pennsylvania was passed monday by the legislature. Sit Down strikes would be outlawed As a an unfair labor practice Quot and a an illegal the measure making extensive re visions in the state labor relations deputynr1 ptt8scd during the preceding a chief a i Etc Pioci tic administration was sent e i Ward Maddox and officers Watson and Woodrum have received compliments Jukin the manner in which they handled tile i Ltd Geste traffic along the route of the Parade sunday afternoon Between Down town crediting that some of his critics Castle and Forest Ludl cemetery. The his plight with that of de county officers worked up town and Ward Everett Hales Quot the Man without a country Quot Bergdoll said a for All my faults a youth i have paid and am continuing to pay the Bergdoll said the government a i not threatened to confiscate his property but merely had announced the proceeds from its Sale would be turned Over to the Treasury to hold until he ceased to be a fugitive from Justice or died. The City officers a it e at the cemetery Entrance directing the Drivers to the parking places. Vandyn Borg not seeking 01 lice1 to Republican governor Arthur h. Janies for his signature. Employers Are Given the right to petition the state labor Board for a collective bargaining election under the measure. The a Check off of Union dues a clause contained in Many labor contracts is probe cited unless authorized by a secret majority vote of the employees and written individual authorization from each employee. A the state labor act now is really n criminal code Quot protested James l. Mcdevitt president of Ali a Pennsyl be tie rat Ion of labor a. F. Of it la no Merk an holed decline ii it Tiosen Quot i woks Only one term f1ye i in v m county Sti dents to graduate Washington. May 30. Up sen. Arthur h. Vandenburg r Mich. Said today that he would not five Putnam county students will actively seek the re publican presi receive degrees at the 110th annual dental nomination but Quot no amen commencement of Indiana University at Twilight next monday evening june 5. In memorial stadium. Putnam county students who will receive degrees from Indiana University this year the degrees they will receive their major subjects Are As follows Bainbridge Audrey Dickson. B. A. Business. Greencastle Betty Ann glory graduate nurse Virginia Williams graduate nurse. Roachdale Harold Burdette a. A. Chemistry Mildred fall. B. S., business. Can could decline if v Anden Berg said that the Nomine a for president in 1940 should pledge net to seek More than one term so that they would in Quot free of All incentive but the one Job of saving he discussed the presidential nomination in letters to gov. Luren b. Dickinson of Michigan and rep. Carl e Mapes a Mich with All 12 Republican members of the Michigan congressional delegation they a i signed a letter last week urging that Vandenberg be drafted As 1940 Republican nominee. Quot the new Bill just about nullifies the labor relations act. Certainly there was no justification for these sweeping change. 1 Patrick t. Fagan a District president of the United mine workers c. I. O., and a member of the state Board that administers the labor act declared a the Bill destroys every vestige of i Advance that has been made by the worker in thin state. Labor would be better off the entire labor relations act were but senator Weldon helium chairman of the Senate labor com Mitto. Asserted a this measure is a Long step toward recovery. Employer should have the same Breaks As spokesmen for Industry claimed at hearings the old act. Drawn up along lines of the National labor relations Art during the democratic administration of former governor George h. Earle was
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