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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - November 1, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaThe weather 1.01 do and older a the daily Banner a a All the Home news 4 United press service 4 a 4 4 4 to it Waves for All 91 Lume forty eight Greencastle Indiana wednesday november 1, 193 a Ltd. 11 me plane As refuelled in Loyd twp. St 11.etch who is charge Quot with murder in Missouri in ship de near Groveland a Man Iti fuelled on farm of Nia Tec Earl Sutherlin son identified it tax payments Are behind last year tax payments at the office of Roland Lane county treasurer Are lagging it was said in that office today. The dead line is november 6, which is next monday but it was said there appear to be Many More persons who yet May have to pay their taxes than there were at the same period last year. No explanation of the slowness was ventured by the treasurer and his office staff. Arrest of Ernest Pletch 2u id son of a Frankfort couple de with the murder in an air of Carl Bivens a Brookfield i is brought Home to Putnam a by the report that Pletch the stolen plane on the farm i Sutherlin trustee of Floyd hip living on Road 36. East of land to secure a Supply of Gas saturday afternoon preceding rest near Bloomington. Cd landed near the barn on the rain farm and sought a tank of for or. Sutherlin son and the had conversation with Pletch Ding to the reports reaching Castle. Ing Sutherlin himself is an Avi and he asked Pletch to let him e machine to take his younger ers on a Little air Jaunt but h refused offering however to the boys Riding himself. He did i it. However. Said that Young Sutherlin in mark1age licenses Washington k. Morton Soldier. It. Benjamin Harrison and Annabel Proctor at Home Greencastle. Halloween Celebration Down town everyone had a big time on Public Square with hundreds in costume �?�-�?T0 prizes a r e awarded High school band and German bund furnished music during the evening and for dance a splendid crowd swarmed the Everett e. Hack Soldier. It. Ben a Down town Section of the City for a Small patrols on West front clashes a let e among groups ranging from Small to Large ones individual offers to Aid Campaign Chester Ruark Cut unto Highway superintendent. Asks publicity for what he considers a very generous offer from an unnamed Man living in Putnam county who said to him Quot i will give $5 myself for every i conviction of any one for throwing tin cans and other rubbish along the Road or. Ruark wants in understood that the county is not making this offer and there Are some details of the matter that Are not entire v Clear so far but it May be a Good thing for persons who have been accustomed to throw trash along the roads to watch their step. House vote will favor neutrality embargo Meas re will be changed As per schedule of pres. Roosevelt luncheon speaker Jamin Harrison and Kathryn s. Couple of hours tuesday evening Brown at Home Greencastle. When the Public halloween Celebration was staged under the sponsorship of the City and the chamber of Commerce. Most of those Down town were j masked and Twenty Cash prizes total a j ing $50 were awarded the Best in the reported various classes. The judges were or. Walter e. Bundy prof. Frank n. J state department has ask Jones and or. T. A Sigler. The cd both England and Ger crowd formed at the High school Many to protect Crew gymnasium and marched to the pub lie Square. The High school band directed by Gene Pennington furnished music for the reverting. The vote is expected soon Safe margin in forecast by admin 1st rut Ion Leuden for change cd embargo Paris. Nov. 1.�? up French and German patrols Are clashing on the Western front in groups ranging from a few men to several Hundred. It was disclosed today. German a Para be was 1< 1 by the German band Tillery continued a heavy bombardment of the French front and communication lines. A German battalion which might number 1.000 men or More attacked and encircled a French Village West of Saar Lious i Saar lantern yesterday ing the plane found blood stains i afternoon it was asserted and was Interior of the machine but at j repulsed Only after a French Bat-1 ,1.4. _ __4�?z Talion had been sent to reinforce the had no thought of a crime g been committed in the plane h landed the plane near Bloom a a few hours later. It is pro his Landing on the Sutherlin was while he was Enro Ute South d the Point near Bloomington he landed again and where he arrested. Which is made up of Laverne Riley. Randolph Bartlett. James Houck. Leroy Mason and Eddie Welch. A Depauw duet composed of Bob Mcbain and Gene Spiker also performed. The awards were As follows children 3 to 8 year Cleverest costume Jim Collins. Children 8 to 14 years Cleverest costume Charles Ewing. Children 8 to 14 years most comi City of Flint Fate is be Rinc final solution Enro Ute to Germany London is pleased w Ith Russi a. It via a says events of the Esi of says events of tuesday indicate Contin i action a German y is not Only course left for Hitler is it strike a dead i it blow before. Spring Maneule r Charlotte Perkins. Re fliers resume flip lit defenders. Under their apparent new policy of taking the War to the French the j Cal Barbara Hagan. Germans attacked the Village after Uncle Sam an artillery barrage lasting an hour a mar a Washington mrs. Wilbur had been Laid Down on it. The French reinforcements count j or attacked broke the encircling line Anil sent the germans Back Home. German artillery was particularly i Active in the Sarr Blies Rivers Sec tors. It was announced that a French a Flanigan. Outpost repulsed an attack by a 60 i Chadd first and Ann Denny second. Abe Lincoln Wayne Shonkwiler. Charles Mccarthy Glen Stiles. Popeye Wayne Mckeehan. Tallest Naomi Carpenter. Fattest moxie Pierce. Movie actor Lone Ranger Bob West bar making slow Progress Down oils <1 Norway will face British Bloe Kail soon Washington. Nov. 1 up fears mounted today for the safety of 41 american sailors on the captured City of Flint As the ship moved toward a German prize court the British Navy or a wild North sea again As when a German warship seized the Flint As a Carrier of contraband and took her to Murmansk. Russia no official word of her whereabouts has in in received Here. Officials knew Only that she was Enro Ute to get Many. It was Felt in some quarters that the Flint s Fate would be decided soon possibly today proceeding at a Washington. Nov 1. Up a Lon i my. Nov 1 ill i i Italy a it minis ration leaders won conf a i sweeping governmental disk. Up Oil Dent today that the House vote i Premier foreign y m which sent president Roosevelt a bbl up 1 Molotov s speech to the russian m neutrality Bill to conference with the preme soviet marked the Continua Or. William Sci Lein Senate foreshadowed a Quot Safe mar ton of a new and favourable Odiolo Gina for repeal of the arms embargo. Matic trend for the allies diplomatic majority Leader Sam Rayburn. D., a 1 he quarters said today. Tex., refused to indicate How big a Neu Gross 10 Turkey s signing of a Mutual Aid margin he expected but chairman _ _ a a pact with great Britain and franc Adolph j. Sabbath. A. 111., of the meet saturday r Russia s Chagrin Finland s Stout House rules committee predicted j resistance of russian demands on that embargo repeal would win by a. I her and the United states Senate a a about 26 lung Hon meeting Quot e l to on Honoura Tiv Bill had con 1. The administration won. 237 to featured by speech i previously. 177, its first test yesterday hut both j a j Premier Mussolini s shakeup i it a sides regarded it As inconclusive be-1 a moved from their posts men regard cause it came on a motion to close j Putnam county a c i o c j m pro nazi. Including Achille debate on a Rule sending the Bill to be m a Arace. Secretary general of the id a luncheon a meeting in the Christian Church Din conference. A ionization and will Holo a in mme party Dino Alfieri min at. The Bill then was ordered sent to.,ing room saturday nov. 4 at 12 15. Conference by voice vote. Rimmed. Chairmen for the townships Are As lately. Rep. James a. Shanley. D., i _ _ a a t v. T j Fonos Russell township. Ralph i a Spencer and Shyrl Evans. Or. Frank a Lin. Mrs. John Williams Jackson Walter Stewart Clinton. James a. A a ,4. Burke Monroe. C. C. Stewart when the House adjourned last i Floyd Conn. Moved to instruct the House conferees to retain an embargo on j a arms ammunition and implements of War a in the final form of the Bill. And movie actress Mae i Man German patrol about nine Miles Bara Marvel 4 East of the Moselle River. A French Ferdinand the Bui it male Black 1 patrol attacked a 10-Man German and Jinmie Stegmiller. A outpost West of Forbach and Cap scarecrow Oler. Tured six prisoners and one machine a. Peru. Nov. 1.�? up a the run Lino Brothers of Peru lifted their j French and German ail planes Wei c motor a a Jinx monoplane into Active flying behind each others lines to reconnoitre. The French denied German claims that they had abandoned several villages in the via met Forest. An authoritative informant said that the French held All defense positions which they had established before. The German attacks of october 16. The High command in War com j Munique no. 117, said today j pm came to close tits a there was reduced activity. Following four Davs Short of Gas after leak caused loss of 200 Gallons a a Jinx monoplane air today from an ecuadorean Iain the Gulf of Guayaquil where had made a forced Landing and Ltd their new York Lima flight Smander Humberto Gal Lino Captain Victor Gale Lino expect o land at the municipal Airport about noon beaten in their # to cover the 4,100 Miles from York to Lima without a halt Best dressed coi plea mrs. Glen Hanlon and Virginia Ash. Funniest costume mrs. Frank Butler. Cleverest a Lucy Patterson Louise Southerlin. Mining company wins its suit night that was the Only motion pending. But three More May be offered i today when the House meets at 11 a. Estan hour earlier than usual. They were 1. An amendment by rep. John m. Vorys. To Shanley a motion to make the embargo apply Only to Quot arms and it was in this modified form that the House in Normal rate if hot went straight to Dorset the embargo principle. 214 to Germany she could not be far from 173. Last june 30. The British naval blockade.2. An amendment by rep Jesse p. It was Learned that the state de Wolcott. A. Mich., to Vorys Amend apartment yesterday was expressing ment designed to prevent use of any both to the Berlin and London go funds of government agencies such Ern ments its grave concern for the1�8 the reconstruction finance Cor safety of the americans and its sex i portion the Export import Hank be stations that neither belligerent and the stabilization fund for Loans would take any action that would i to belligerents. Although advocates heighten the danger of the Crew of the Bill contend it already con meanwhile. President Roosevelt gains such a ban. The opposition said he still hoped for return of the wants to plug what it regards As a vessel hut added that he had no loophole. More news than possessed by report 3 a proposal by rep. Robert j. Ers. He declined to answer a question a continued on i Oie three at his press conference whether he l believed Russia s action has been was i pm it it i 114 pc that of a Neutral. Iii mrs. Lloyd Summers Madison. Mrs. Ivan Ruark Greencastle miss Florence Evans Marion. Marion Sears Warren Eugene Cooper Jefferson mrs. Geraldine Mccain Mack Washington. Mrs. Leslie Houck and Cloverdale. Mrs. Eva Cohn. These chairmen will be i of popular culture and Gen Alberto parian undersecretary of War and j i h4cf of staff of the italian army. Some Neutral observers went so. Far As to say that the shakeup meant i that the Berlin Rome Axis had been broken More caulk us ones expressed belief that the influence of Italy a pro nazi group had been def i in Tely weakened. It was said that Molotov s speech 1 was certain to disappoint the nazis because he offered Germany no military support made it Plain that Russia would maintain a free hand in in Assis i Ter National politics and left the Way Ted by other workers in the various j open of. Trae fun Ogalsby townships. The Delta Theta Tau relations with the allies i with mrs. Wail Mayhall As president will solicit the City for members As Berle a. Nov 1 Luis i nazi has been the custom in tha past Tapp need in russian pm supplies for the Roll Call with be j ,.gn oem Missar Vlacheslav Molotov failed in his speech yesterday to Promise Germany additional support foresaw today a Continua tion of a War of stalemate and stagnation unless Adolph Hitler decided Campaign against deported off n. E. Following of testimony pleased that they had set a new j re for non Stop flights Between j throughout the night h and South America. The military expert of the Semi a St everyone except their official Petit parisian asserted that fur four ays of trial tk.f0re a the German troops massed recently Piry in the Putnam circuit court near the Swiss Frontier had now let Een j he a map and injunction suit of Copenhagen. Denmark. Nov. 1 a up the captured american freighter City of Flint in charge of Oak Ilari it sent from new a German prize Crew is steaming i Yolk after sos or feared that they were dead they were unreported 24 hours a they were due Here. They had forced to land on the Southern elks hold festive halloween part moved to Bavaria and we Bertrem Berg. Most of the troops were now of Puna Island in the Gulf of quartered in the Munich. Augsburg Ayaquil. 840 Miles from their goal i Ulm. Stuttgart and Freiburg regions eak in their gasoline tanks had j the writer reported wed 220 Gallons to go to waste ther the Gale Linos nor their plane damaged in the Landing news hich waa not known until one of Brothers crossed the Gulf of pos in a native launch and notified peruvian Consul at Guayaquil ador. He 3.260 Miles they flew was be to be a new non Stop inter Feri Uin record. Authorities at used the Lack of news of their to the fact that they had a too High to be heard in the Ery Barclay grow monoplane f bought from Alex Papana. Run a in army Ace who cracked it up a mating to take off to Bucharest. To it. They were Over water most of 26 hours and five minutes they to in the air. Prizes awarded masked and to med to Best cos Jacob Miller and others against the Black Hawk mining company of Vigo county came to an end tuesday afternoon when judge William Sutherlin sustained a motion by the defense that the Case be dismissed at the costs of the plaintiff. An exception to the ruling of the court was recorded which it is said May indicate an Appeal to a higher court. The Case originated in Vigo county Putnam county s five or six Par where the Black Hawk company has j tic pants in the Federal government today a Chapel for a Jent Clyde e. Wildman spoke Depauw University worship Chap a wednesday and suggested that Only Friendly and intelligent Power my lie behind the orderly depend be universe As we knew it. A Oths of the universe is a supreme St and a supreme planner a he the very fact that we need More a a Genc to know More about Tho seems to suggest that the cd is a product of intelligence a continued. Quot today there is no con bet Ween the age of rocks and Quot Rock of Ages science philos find religion form a holy Alli to show us the Way to the u h. Or. Wildman stated. Slowly southward close to the norwegian coast and was believed to have been off Bode a Little More than 800 mib s from the Entrance to a a a v nor two tobacco men Putnam shale dozen rowers will meet Here to vote on quotas mine near Riley. The refuse dump at the mine was the basis of the complaint. It giving off fumes which were deleterious to the Miller property adjoining and from which the water drainage was injurious to livestock it was claimed. Attorneys engaged in the Case were Hutchenson amp Mcqueen of Greencastle elks gathered their annual festive halloween Celebration last evening and the Home rang with laughter and music from Early in the evening until the wee Small hours. Dancing was the main theme of the evening with music by Jack Mccartney and his band. The Hall was gaily decorated with Corn shocks Black and Orange streamers and other Hunting in the spirit of the the Middle of the evening All those masked danced and paraded around the Hall so the judges could make the awards. Prizes went to or. And mrs. William Mosley. John Earnshaw and mrs. Woods and Nelson Hardy am mrs Fred snively for the Best mask a monies the Best masked India video Lane Highway Between 1 de couple _ a a ,.�?za mrs c and the f0ur Iane pavement in Vigo Call Washington. Nov. 1.�? up the coast guard Cutter Bibb arrived today at the reported position of the British freighter Coulmore and reported it found no sign of the ship. To no new York. Nov. 1 up two \ to nov. 21 i states roast guard cutters 1 sped out today to a spot 450 Miles off the new England coast where according to radio messages a submarine had invaded the u. S neutrality zone to attack a snip. The ship s sos was received by the Ria station at Cape race. Ned., at 1 30 a. M., according to Mackay radio. The sos was followed by the distributed at this meeting. Or. We. Dekleine medical As. Distant to the vice chairman of the american red Cress will he the i speaker for the occasion. Or. a Klc lne has pioneered in the Field of let a knockout Public health and no doubt will bring j a cat Britain a message that will be of interest to j it was Gaid the a Molotov a 8pi,ech j did Little if anything to alter the l present european situation and tha local school men Are j the Powers including Germany on Terre haute program a were left Guu sing .1 to whet Liei and superintendent Paul Boston an i to what extent Russia might com William Kenneth Smith of the Green-1 tally Aid the Reich Castle Public schools Are listed among responsible germans talked openly leading Indiana educators on the Reg tor several Days before the speech no ional conference program of the the Quot likelihood Quot that Molotov would progressive education association announce a military Ulliac with to be held Friday and saturday at j Germany. Only a few hours before Indiana state teachers College. A the speech newspapers hinted that approximately eight Hundred Edu j Molotov would disclose such in 1 actors from Indiana. Illinois and support of Germany As to Surprise Illinois and Kentucky will attend the j the allies conference which is one of the most the newspapers in inspired editor important meetings of its kind this commented freely on the italian year in the Central states area. I governmental shakeup they. Died eighty seven speakers and discus r a Normal move and ignored the re Sion leaders from College faculties j ports abroad that Premier Benito and school systems in the thre a states Are listed on the program arranged by or. Olis g. Jamison of Indiana state conference chairman. Soil conservation program As regards j tobacco production will come to Greencastle november 21 to vote secretly in a referendum on whet i r growers desire marketing quota for Hurley tobacco will affect Only producers in the commercial area. Any person is eligible to vote who i As a Bona fide owner or operator Brazil and Lyon amp Abrams of j tenant or share Cropper received a Greencastle for the plaintiff. For the defendant corporation appeared Charles c. Whitlock and Lloyd c. Adamson. Of Terre haute and Hughes. Sutherlin amp Hughes of Greencastle. The total amount of damages involved in the suit was $7.000. Arising it was claimed from the operation of the mine in the proximity of the property owned by the plaintiff. Road opens november 13th the new Federal Road no. 40. Dib Razil share of the proceed of the 1939 tobacco crop or any person who planted Hurley in 1939 and. Due to reasons beyond his control. Did not Harvest any tobacco from the acreage. In accordance with recent amendments in the marketing quota provisions of the farm act. The 1940 poundage quotas will be converted into acreage allotments for apportionment among individual farms. Each Farmer will be Able to Market the entire production of his acreage allotment. It duals were de Butler and mrs. C. C Gillen while Wilbur Donner As Adolf Hitler was awarded a prize for being the Moat repulsive very Ordinary individuals waa the title Given to or. Gilbert Rhea. Wilmer Albin. Laurence Stellings and Albert Williams. Frink Snydr la be wed i ton of guide Poste guard rails Intyre and Raymond Neal county will not be opened to the Public for another two weeks or around november 13, representatives of the state Highway commission state. There is considerable work remaining to do including sixty percent of the sodding much dressing of berms and the Center Section seeding. State Highway markers Etc. 20 years ago in Greencastle Quot ass submarine Quot signal indicating a submarine a Tacic. The position Given was latitude 40 20 North Longitude 62.31 West. The ship was not identified in Mes a sages received by Mackay but radio stations along the Canadian coast immediately sent out Calls for the British freighter co More asking for signals so that direction findings could be taken on her. The Canadian stations got no answer from the Coulmore and they repeated the Calls every few minutes throughout the night on the automatic signal system. On which they also broadcast the Quot submarine distress Quot alarm. Mackay said that the coast guard cutters George w. Campbell and George m. Bibb on Security patrol within �00 Miles of the location Given to the sos. Were hurrying to the scene. The Coulmore a failure to respond to signals from the Canadian stations cause apprehension. It was feared that she either Hod been sunk or had been taken in charge by the submarine. Mussolini had demoted men known to he pro nazis. Typical comment was that of the to Eliacher Beo Zachter of firm is paper of the nazi party. Army authorities to announce siege in Kei Altes to ration i ook the Hague Netherlands. Nov. London. No i it l i the. L. Up amid authorities intend government to to announce Boon a state of siege at 1 rationing of Lood in great it it some parts of the Frontier and in i an some areas which have been inundate Huron and butter will i. Ral Ioir d de to discourage any German idea of beginning about the Middle of it an attack on Franco through hoi-1 Cevher. William s Morrison land and Belgium it was today. Understood Terfu a food announced in tin minis i dolls halloween crowd an orderly one police on duty most of night by t had Only a few Calls from people of commons. A new network Chicago. Nov. 1 up Klott Roosevelt son of the president and head of the Texas radio network announced today formation of a new coast to coast Chain of radio Broad i casting stations. The monday club met with mrs. Curry Inman at her Home on Bloomington Street. The country club met with mr6. Frank Torr. The fortnightly club met with miss Mable Stoner. Miss k. Ott. Orthopaedic nurse with the state department of Public health was Here yesterday working with miss Antoinette Friedman county health nurse. The entire police Force of the City was on duty the greater part of tuesday night prepared to answer any Calls that might come in. In connection with the halloween hilarity but the summons to which they responded were few in number and not Vicinity of Indianapolis freezing @ a a amp $ a @ o a a it a today a weather a a and a a local temperature a a a a a a a a a a a a partly Cloudy colder except in of a serious character. There were a few complaints from nervous folks who had been alarmed by tick tacks and other eerie noises or who thought there were prowlers around their premises. However no serious damage of property was reported. As far As depredations on property were concerned. The evening was one of the most peaceful in recent years for which the City administration thanks the Young people. I temperature tonight thursday fair somewhat colder in South portion. Minimum. 34 a a m. I 7 a. A 35 8 a. 0. 10 a. M45 11 a. A. 47 a 12 noon. 49 1 p m47 2 p. A. 47
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