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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - November 17, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaThe weather lofty and cooler ,1 me forty eight the daily Banner a All the Home news United press service 4 4 it Waves for ally Libs heard miss Martin a Extension worker yes Good literary Kos Are overlooked i of meeting series a five in a of Leisure was ral theme discussed at meet Leing held thursday is unthinkable that Good lit works can be overlooked anti w sentimental can be accepted of the Fine material Avail said miss Meta e. Martin Pur Extension worker in the Home i s department speaking Beth leaders of the thirteen economics clubs of Putnam thurs. It was the fifth meet of these leaders of the county Sis year. The theme Quot constructs. S of Leisure a has been the the work at All of these the particular phase of it is meeting was Quot Reading in Tho Ghe enl Astee Indiana Friday november 17, 1jw9. Not it. Students offer Aid to stricken teacher Indianapolis ind. Nov. 17. Up thirty Franklin College students who hitch hiked to Indianapolis to Volunteer their blood in an Effort to save one of their professors awaited Call from the Hospital today. When it was announced that r. A. Halliburton. 34-year-old economics professor was suffering from peritonitis and needed a blood transfusion his students flocked to the Hospital to have their blood typed. Others sent their names to Halliburton a physician and offered to donate blood if called. James Shrum. Sullivan a senior student gave a pint of blood for one transfusion nearly two weeks ago. Halliburton underwent an operation for ruptured appendix. His physicians reported his condition critical last night. Kiwanis of Erves lid cation week smoker held by Phi psis last night a n \ i a l it i s i x e s s menus smoker held prior to w a Bash Depa i w g a me Depauw Victory forecast mayor Jamos prof. Montgomery Alexander and coach pm Brett were on the Prog uni leaders Are expected to take i to it. Their respective clubs the demonstrations Olsh dem r which has been presented to to it1 Cal in at week at these gatherings. La luncheon Tho annual business menus smoker Given on the thursday evening prior to the Wabash Depauw football game was held in the Phi Psi chapter House thursday Evenin As usual there was a full House full of smoke and a Good time. Members of the chapter greeted j the visitors on their arrival gave j j each guest a Long Black Cigar or j More if he wanted More and made i everyone feel perfectly at Home. A i general half hour of visiting was en-1 j Joyed by the members and their guests after which a Short program i was held. Mayor w. James told the members How the event was enjoyed and How the University and the student body was appreciated in Greencastle. The main a a bout of the evening or. James m. Smith makes suicide attempt Baton Rouge. La. Nov. 17 up it i i James Monroe Smith former president of Louisiana state University convicted of embezzling state funds was in a critical condition today from loss of blood following a suicide attempt. Physicians gave an intravenous injection last night when he failed to rally. He had lost a Large amount of bit of before he was discovered in his jail cell with a bleeding foot. Sheriff Newman. H. Debretton said he had slashed an artery with a razor. Smith was to have been taken to Angola state Penitentiary today to begin an eight to 24-year term. He also must serve two and a half years in a Federal prison. Capone guarded in Hospital gang Leader to be Given fever treatment under ii Law police guard electricity users will be shown benefits county agent Grimes has s Heim led meeting monda1 evening in court House Rural users Are invited Martin recognized the fact Putnam county farm women she said farm and City people Rea 1 Quot or nothing More than the news s while others read a few mag-5 and periodicals. Great numbers people miss the pleasure and it to be derived from Reading it is True of course that time real Factor but by careful Man and by practising to increase of Reading the average a maker should be Able to find to in j the to the pleasurable and a table business of Reading. A a increase in the Speed of silent r j was Between prof. H. C. Montgom in Observance of american Educa Ery Wabash College and Russell tion week which was from nov. 5 Alexander local publicity dispense to 11. The Greencastle kiwanis club j each of whom told of the prowess i it i program on thursday noon at the Gobin memorial Church was a showing of what extra curricular activities Are now taken up in school along with the fundamental studies. Principal of the High school. Or. A recalled to 32 to 0 in favor of Bishop. He turned the program Over tigers. A lot of statistics were to miss Evelyn Crump who acted As j out that were of interest to the presiding officer. J athletic minded. Miss Crump introduced the program which consisted of a brass trio., playing a drink to me Only by let my May be made by devoting a my it Assn Cantonwine and Baltimore my a. Nov 17 up heavy police details guarded the Union memorial Hospital today where Al Capone former Chicago gang Leader began a struggle to recover from Paresis. Detectives and plainclothes men of the local police department augmented Federal agents who have guarded the sex convicts suite of rooms Here since his release from Federal custody yesterday. The police detail was not explained j but it was understood to be a Quot pre cautionary measure Quot against the a possibility that some of Capone a pow Jei Ful enemies might seek to administer a Gangland the Federal agents too were there i to guard Capone presumably against neither athletic dlr actor Moffett Quot it talk personally Lead referred to nor coach Neal would attend be yesterday by attorney general Frank a i j Murphy in Washington. He admitted their respective schools. Or. Mon Gomery said away Back in 18110, Wabash Defeated Depauw and As the years came along to 1905. The score was 52 to 0. But in 1912. It Hud risen a to 62 to 0. However two years ago the program was in charge of the it had reversed itself. Or. Alexander Indianapolis Leader Speaks on advertising the put the time to the study and really to in Roy Mason. Estel Allen Huggard a Reading by fifth grades Joan Canary on Billy keeps j cause of the had Luck omens. Coa a Nial promised to attend next year to i that the would keep Capone under a conscientious Effort a spec do 1 a secret and maps hairpin a piano Martin had with her lists of a Nhor j Wall pre8ent and As it it i Cigar. Freshman coach w. Which she suggested should a Solo by Marion Greenleaf and a Chor a Reading demonstration by seventh Grade pupils of miss Lois j Fraley a of a helpful a to various classes of but for the purpose of re fore the clubs she recon Jed especially As these Adown on the Rock by Willa Jer romantic Early French Ca life in Quebec. In Chapdelaine by Louis he a picture of the rigorous life in Pyp season is acadian North Woods. At hand in county pay Peters by Ellen Case. New and Story of the sailing vessel fur Hunters in Putnam county 11 a for a demonstration week. I Dero Ging treatment. E. Umbral to Baltimore police commissioner Robas Don Elbert Stanton refused to say whether of i threats already had been made against the one time King of Chicago a underworld a a Capone a presence required that some precautionary measures be Tak part Gram will be Ulii Efly to show Rural elect Rich Lea tion Progress benefits in order to make available to farm operators and homemakers of Pui Nam county the benefits to be derived from Rural electrification county agent. David l. Grimes has arranged a meeting at the court House in the Assembly room on monday. November 20. At 7 30 p. M. This meeting will he of value to both present and prospective farm users of electricity. An illustrated talk showing the installation of electrical equipment on Indiana farms which will be of Lowed by a discussion on the Cost of various farm operations when electrical Energy is used will be Given by s. A. Anderson agricultural engineering specialist of Purdue. The planning of adequate and Safe wiring of the farmstead in order to enjoy benefits from electrical service will also he Given consideration. Farm owners and homemakers who Are soon to receive service from Rural lines Are urged by their county agricultural agent to attend tins meeting. The discussion will not Only assist them in securing the most efficient and economical use of these Vicc huf will help them to avoid mistakes in the selection of electrical equipment and in the planning of the wiring of the farm Home and farmstead. Interesting Early publications found at a meeting held in Asbury Hall iat evening. T. M Overly president of the better business Bureau in Indianapolis spoke on deceptive advertising. The meeting was sponsored by the advertising fraternity at \ reports the University Alpha Delta Sigma. Professor Fay introduced the speaker. Or. Overly gave an illustrated lecture showing in figures that approximately 93 per cent of the merchants do not do deceptive advertising and going on to give examples of deception. The meeting was Well attended by members of Alpha delt and business j men of Greencastle. Fast ships search seas for raiders from South african ports indic ate German Raider at Large la icon i be poems con Mac 1 Germany warn Belgium also thai she must not Aid British blockade in any Way service sunday a kingdom Iii ii i Boun Dariest to be subject of u.7.iccy la Sermon i much scouting he outlined Many j the Wabash plays and diagrammed them on a Black Board much to the pleasure of those who follow the the program was very appropriate j teams. He predicted a hard football education i game tomorrow but also forecast i in Quot he said. J another Depauw score. I he denied that Hospital authorities following the program the guests had requested the extra guard but a adjourned to the dining room Whei said that he was keeping in constant cider dough nuts and apples Wen Contact with them and would sup served and then the program closed ply at the assistance they needed with the usual rough and Tumble meanwhile doctors prepared to boxing matches Between the Burly \ submit Capone to a malaria fever freshmen of the chapter. This prov-1 treatment in an Effort to Check the out of mind by Rachel in North of the National Road May j de to be the big thrill of the evening j ravages of Paresis a softening of the \ very Strong novel of Maine now set their traps but those South j and was Well Worth while. I Iain resulting from syphilis. \ Lams of Hull House by of the National will have to wait in. The sea or. Vernon Van Dyke will speak sunday Albert Cope living on Rural rout no. 1. Greencastle has brought to the daily Banner office interesting relics of Days Long gone in the form of pages from printed publications and store ledgers. They were found a a kingdom without boundaries Quot will be the subject of Rev. Claude m Mcclure a Sermon at Gobin memorial methodist Church sunday november 19 at 10 40 a. M. The scripture lesson will be read by George Wilson of Indianapolis and the prayer offered by mrs. Edward r. Bartlett president of the woman a Home missionary society of the Northwest Indiana conference. Music will be provided by the Church choir under the direction of or. Van Denman j Thompson. This is the annual thank offering service of the Home missionary society and members of the local auxiliary will attend in a body. Members of the Queen Esther will assist with the offering at the close of the address. The Church school will Convene at 9 30 a. M. With a class and a t Arbor for everyone. The school during the past few weeks hns shown a decided increase Over this time last War. The newly organised class for London. Nov. 17 up the a was a Broad hint today that the biggest and fastest Allied warships were Hunting for the German pocket battleships. Deutschland and Admiral Scheer. The ministry of information commenting on the cooperation of French and British navies in Hunting a boats and convoys a merchant ships said a that two German battleships which Are at Large have done Little damage must be scribe i to their reluctance to risk action with French or British naval the statement followed several Days of rumours that a Hunt for the pocket battleships was under Way. It was considered significant that at about the sometime the French ministry of information in Paris was announcing that a there is reason to believe that the French Navy a contribution to the Allied War Effort May be increased still further not in order to reduce the Burden a it of the British Navy tint to make even More effective the Allied command of the officially that was All that was 8aid of the subject but it was taken for granted that the Allied navies would do their Hunting As secretly As possible. Berlin. Nov. 17 up the nazi press warned Belgium today against cooperating with the British older youth including business and i blockade and announced that Ger professional men and women will be Man warships were going to put an taught by or. J. Wesley Childers. Lend to secret shipments of Timber to Twilight membership service in great Britain from certain Baltic Church Thiu Turiy at 4 00 p. No states. Members of the congregation desiring to affiliate with the chore by in the Home of mrs. Columbus Ata a Profet a on of Faith Are in Paugh. West Columbia Street i Vito to he present at this service Greencastle. Which was formerly the Volkl Schur Boob aether the nazi Organ Stih henceforth must convince herself that Neutral cargo s were not destined for Britain and that Quot this goes primarily for the intermediate league under Stevenson Home. Or. Stevenson and the of Harold Riley i j Timber cargoes which in recent weeks his family being among the beat known of the earlier residents of the til the 25th of this month for l Wise. Story of the life of alums famous social worker. On c 08es Ianuali it to not Kab. J i la of the Orient by Ann Lind this aggravating difference of Date Story of the nigh of the a a lha a fact thels to blk cd Quot a i Over the Bering sea and ser vation department has the jute the Orient. It it in in her hand by Bess Aldrich. Pioneer Days on the a a Prairies. Ain resulting from sophil Capone is under the care of or. Joseph e Moore one of the nations i experts on treatment of syphilis who a formerly was in charge of Tho sophil i is division at John Hopkins Hospital v boat by Edna Ferber. Life Mississippi show boat. To French girl by Ann Doug 7 Wick. Study in contrasts be in French and English traditions customs. Ser cold by Helen Ashton. Ail Ian Village doctor. Or. Vernon Van Dyke will speak j and is a special consultant on that siege of setting different Calendar j before the presbyterian Church Koi a disease for the u. G. Public health limits for the North half of the stat a i urn on next sunday morning at 9 45 service and the South half and the depart Job clock. His subject will be a Sameri ment chose the National Road As Theca and the european line of demarcation. The idea in splitting the state 1�?~iiekident Dies in to. Ecuador. Nov. 17.�? up a Dent Aurelio Mosquera Nared today after u lengthy ill crossway in the matter of fur trapping was that the furs would not be Ime condition in the Southern a Llu i it c ourt notes Loretta i. Knauer of Warren township is plaintiff for a divorce from in prime condition in a i Dom it ii m Knauer. They were mar part As Early As in the Noi pm a a i red May 4. 1938, and separated july but the furs will Grade High in the a meet in the South league room at j have in a striking manner and in 3 00 p. M. Members of the organization will give the program. The High school Epworth league will meet in Keystone Chapel at 6 00 p. M. The last in the series of a youth faces the liquor problem a will be presented. Or. J. L. Rob Somer of Depauw University will speak on a alcohol its action on the human Community. One of the publications is Quot the child at printed in 1864. By the american tract society. Another is the Well Spring this Coj y being no. 21, published in 1864. Also. In 1863 was printed the copy in this collection of the Quot american agriculturist Quot a paper established in 1842. Printed in new York. It is intended a for the farm Garden and it advertises a portable flax and hemp Dresser which is n. Machine to reduce these fiber plants 1 Kiwan ians attend a to a form for use. It also printed a Madison dinner great quantities been going from Tho Baltic to Neutral countries where they have never gone Quot if these sudden new Trade routes Are suspicious there Are also other grounds for suspicion Quot the newspaper said. A there Are Many eases of ships which previously always plied to Britain. These ships now give As their destination even the United the student forum will present stages although they Are not equipped for Atlantic voyages. In certain in heaven and Earth a one act peace play in three scenes in com purity Hull at 7 00 p. In. There were no official reports Ltd Capone a condition. No bulletins from his doctors wet expected. However Federal prisons Bureau director Jumes v. Bennett promised to make an announcement on his Condilor. Next week. Letter from Field. The Gettysburg Battle North part even As late As this and there is no indication that by the 25th of this month the furs in the Southern part should be top notch in Quality. However the trappers will be Busy regardless. There is no closed season on either red or Grey Fox. The trapping of opossum Skunk Mink if any and Muskrat is Legal North of the National Road and i. O. O. F. Notice inca Sale Encampment no. 59 _ o. F. Will meet this evening at will be Legal South of that Highway after the 25th. A a a icon. Work will be Given. A guess who last week s picture Puzzle was t much of a Puzzle to Many Greencastle people but this week we believe we have another one that will cause considerable head Erk on the part of of readers. Mrs. Thad Jones won two free ticket to the von Eastle theater and the Marx Brothers show from without the City while miss Kendall was Tho Winner within the City pc per. The pie pendent of the Greencastle water works. Ure was of Orville j. Stewart superin this week we have a Coy Little miss or is a Laddie in his Early years we will leave it to cur readers to guess but he or she can be seen daily in Green Castle this picture will i rely pfc a state farm which was suspended by much of a Surprise to him or her As to the a court and hl9 Drivers License Many others. Was suspended for one year. 4. 1939. She alleged among other. Things that the defendant refuses to live with her. They have a 15-. Months old son. Donnell Roy and the the Mother asks the custody of the boy. Albert e. Williams is attorney for the plaintiff. A suit for Possession of land in Jackson township and for $500 damages has been filed by c. C. Gillen attorney for Woodson a. Dai Nail and Paul Darnall. Naming Marie Opal my a and Woodrow new As defendants. Safe Way feed company is. Waldo e. Morris Replevin special judge Edgar a. Rice overruled motion for change of venue from county trial by court and finding for plaintiff giving Possession of the personal property described and $157.53 damages for unlawful retention. William Corbett escape from the state penal farm pleaded guilty and was sentenced to serve from one to five years in state prison. Sarah a. Danbury is. William Thorp Possession and damages finding against defendant in sum of $10 and Possession Given plaintiff. Greencastle orphans Home is. Herbert Sudranski it Al. Foreclosure defendant files motion to set aside appointment of receiver. Lester von Tress who had an automobile Accident at pleasant gardens this week was fined $10 and costs in the circuit court was a sentenced to serve six months on the longest strike Detroit. Nov. 17. Up the j Chrysler production strike in which More than 60,000 men Are without work entered its 43rd Day today equal to the general motors sit Down strike of 1937. With no settlement expected today the Chrysler production shutdown was expected to become the longest by a major company in automotive history Over la for disagreement. Fed. Ral labor conciliator James f. Dewey remained hopeful that Lee fore the end of the week representatives of the company and the United automobile workers Union Cio would come to a an Exchange of proposals on All Basic matters in the in yesterdays conference he said Union wage demands were discussed. Arm problems loom for mho 20 years ago in Greencastle agricultural leaders forecast political activity during new year Indianapolis ind. Nov. 17. I up farm problems will be a Tua por political consideration in the 1940 elections. President Earl u Smith of the Illinois agricultural association told the 21st annual convention of the Indiana farm Bureau Here yesterday. A the thinking Farmers and their organization fully recognize that the aaa is not a finished Smith said. A it will require some amendment. Farmers further recognized there is much Romm for improvement in its the act however offers a an Opportunity on a commodity basis for banners through cooperation to control their respective crop surpluses and to adjust production in the following years so As to permit their orderly flow to Market at reasonable Price Hassil e. Schenck is expected to be reelected president of the Bureau at the business meeting today. Resolutions denouncing politics in poor the Madison kiwanis club held a party at Clifty Falls state Park thursday evening for the District governor of kiwanis. Conner k Salm i of Madison. The party was attended by the i anians and their wives. Attending from Here were or and mrs. Harvey Walls. Or. And mrs. Ward Mayhall Ami or. And mrs. Marshall Abrams. Or. Abrams was the principal speaker of the evening. Veterans fax cd it to la Murphy attorney general Neutral ports strange Market organizations for Timber Trade have been created which Only exist from inventing new methods to cheat German warships. Quot the German government h is Watche i these goings on for several weeks it is determined now How Ever to put an end to in the Case of Belgium Voel Kischer Boob aether of which Adolf Hitler once was editor referred to a recent request made to Belgium by the British ambassador at Brussels urging that the country help Speed up Britain a contraband control. Paris nov. 17 up French artillery drove Back Strong German patrols East of the Moselle South of j Saar Kruecken and North of Wassem a Bourg it was announced today j smaller German patrols wore Dis Persed East of the Saar River and congressional leaders pre a m tin Blics Region where a Fren Ivi Dot Roosevelt will name j detachment surprised German in l Fantry digging new Trench lines and machine gun emplacements. Heavy Rains kept air planes ground nut i want Washington. Nov. 17 up congressional veterans today named it attorney general Frank Murphy As the most Likely successor to supreme court Justice Pierce Butler. They miss Sallie Hirt was confined to up Jef an j demanding that the untied her Home in Seminary Street by ill states a try out of War will be offered for the conventions approval. Or. And mrs. W. M. Mcgaughey and mrs. Simpson Stoner Are expect Cei Ved word from their Sam robert1 Ted to arrive Home this evening from Ness. A. R. Met with mrs. Andrew Durham. Or. And hrs. Henry Newgent re that he would soon land in the United states. He had been with a Fleet of ships sweeping mines from off the scottish coast. Chicago where they have been a few Days. While there. Or. Mcgaughey attended the new York Central surgeon s Railroad association meeting is today a weather a 0 and 0 local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 generally fair in North increasing cloudiness in South portion tonight and saturday rain saturday in a Southwest slightly warmer in South predicted speedy confirmation if his name is submitted to the Senate. Sens. William e. Borah a. Idaho George Norris. Ind., neb., and Burton k. Wheeler. D., Mont. All named Murphy first in calling the Roll of i potential associate justices. Butler died yesterday at the age of 73. Congressional opinion seemed to was tonight somewhat cooler sat be that or. Roosevelt would be like urday in extreme Northwest portion. By to postpone nomination of a sue Cossor until Cong res meets next january. New Deal philosophy already is sufficiently represented on the High Bench to make it a controlling Factor in decisions. And caution and custom would require a recess nominee to postpone participating in court activities until Congress met when Only a few weeks remain before a session. Minimum a ii 6 a. M. 1 a 7 a. In. \. 8 a. A. 46 9 a. A. T 5257 1u a. M. 11 n. A. 60 12 noon. 63 1 p. A. 64 2 p. A. 64
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