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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - October 18, 1939, Greencastle, Indiana
A a a a the Heather 4 a ram warmer a the daily Banner Ujj 4 40 4 Aix the Home news 4 4 United it fresh service 4 to tit Waves for All ii Mio forty Eio it 5 , Indiana wednesday a Tobeh is l i no. Burkett filled in a Corn picker youth 0f township it s mechanism Eakin wednesday working by self found his body but he Fai cadent will not be neck was broken own. Of powder Mill blown up with loss of 5 workmen Eldred a. Oct. 18 up an explosion in the National powder co. Plant Here today killed five employees and Shook the District for Miles around. The explosion at about 8 50 a. M., occurred in a Stone building used As a mixing Plant. Reports indicated that the entire Plant which employed about 45, was not destroyed. Club meeting at Groveland Well attended Feuer to members from Over the county enjoyed Fine meeting tuesday Dodge 11. \ n t la keyed Detroit. Oct. 18. Up a picket line was set up by the United automobile workers Cio today at the Dodge main Plant of Chrysler corporation where a strike has been voted in the unions production dispute with the company. Eily came into the Horn d mrs. Zepha Burkett living the Road .�?T�6 East of Morton Day morning when their son 1 years old. Was killed when Othong became caught in tire ism of a com picker on an Sumter line a farm North of Astie the Accident happened. 7 30 o clock. The Young Man j v is i in soil Oral org alone so the details of j not be known but it was tvs a l that the entangling of his Jac 1 sleeve in the moving parts of j machine Drew his body into it in a manner that his neck was red. His body was not mangle i. Was found in the machine by Hendricks and Glen Slavens hey hurried him to the Putnam r hops Tal but the surgeon who summoned found him lifeless believed him to have been Karl lilt f. C. Tilden spoke Lor Stop lie non fifth Man takes life in Louisiana new Orleans la., oct. 18 up Lawrence Merrigan 35. Former internal Revenue collector last night became the third Louisiana politician to kill himself in five week1 of Public scandal. Like the others or. James a. Shaw director of the minerals division of the state conservation department. And George Heidelberg head of the National youth administration at Luisana state Lleni Verstay Mer Rigan shot himself. He was in a hotel room. The cause of his act was not disclosed. One Hundred and fifty two of the i feminine literati of Putnam county crowded the presbyterian Church it it i a 11 11 Grove land tuesday attending the Lam Tkv i i will fall meeting of the Putnam county # federation of clubs. For the most i Ltd up Ltd a s part they were members of clubs of the county that Are affiliated with a the federation and a few of them District federation . Were visitors from organizations that meet in >1. E. Church Are not affiliated. There on Tui sri a the Register indicated representatives from these county organizations Home economics Bain Bridge Turkey to sign pact with allies mrs. T. I. Huneker a re id my club officials have reports on a to Ville \ my club work Friendship treaty with Russia is rejected after Long Parley move Adverse to German y Nat i a not to of russian demands have to revealed entire situation changed former klan leaders leg j social service Al aides file Hareas Corpus petition ind. Oct. 18 Washington township Philomath Roachdale tuesday. Cloverdale Community. New Maysville Home economics Madison township Home economics Many club women of Putnam county members of the county federation of clubs will go to Rock Vila thursday of this week to attend the thirty first annual convention of the fifth District organization of the to Diana federation of clubs in the Noblesville up James k. Northam. Deputy j Clinton township Home economics. Methodist Church of that town. Reg attorney general directing the states Roachdale Century. Coterie. Cres is ration begins at 8 45. And the pro efforts to keep i. C. Stephenson. Cent country Reading former grand dragon of the Kun flux s c in n be. Fortnightly instantly. That belief was shared klan in Indiana under a life prison j Reading. New Era. Ove Russell Shannon who Palacie an examination at the hos unfortunate Young Man was younger son of or. And m a Domestic Gram open at 9 of clock with mrs. A. Federated 1 s. Miles and mrs. E. E Overpeck pro the Tea siding mrs. Miles attended the put sentence for murder filed a written i cups Progress history. Twentieth j Nam county federation meeting at a a Groveland tuesday and stressed the District meeting at that time. County presidents begin reporting on their respective organization work at 9 30. Being limited to three motion in Hamilton court today to Century woman a woman a study return the former klan head to the a Greencastle. The Groveland Community club was the hostess of the Day. And its members extended the hospitality of Michigan City state Penitentiary. Meanwhile attorneys for both to he graduated from the j Stephenson and the state were sex Bridge High school a year ago petted to argue a Surprise petition was an unusually likeable youth for a writ of Hareas Corpus which was unmarried. Or. Burkett was filed yesterday less than two a brother of Howard Bur hours after judge Cassius Gentry who has been residing re-1 had overruled a motion for a trial y with his grandmother mrs 1 for Stephenson on the original indict Ostia Burkett. 508 South Indiana ment against him. To Greencastle. Judge Gentry s decision ended the a vision and keep Flowers around the Ankara. Turkey oct. 18. Up Turkey announcing the rupture of negotiations for a Friendship treaty with communistic Russia prepared today to sign formal Mutual assistance treaties with great Britain and France. It was expected that the treaties would be signed during the week end immediately upon the return of foreign minister Sukru Saracoglu. Who left Moscow at Midnight after three weeks of fruitless negotiations there. Saracoglu was expected to halt briefly at Constanta. Rumania and at the bulgarian port of Varna or Burgas to consult with Grigore Gafencu. The rumanian foreign minister and George Kiosse Ivanoff bulgarian Premier foreign minister. The entire situation in the Black sea Balkan Eastern Mediterranean area had been changed suddenly and radically by the refusal of Turkey to accede to russian demands. The change was in Tavor of great Britain. France and Rumania and against Germany. It was calculated to cause anxiety Eye witnesses watch naval Battle Amsterdam oct. 18 up six worships and 12 planes Are engaged in a severe Battle off the Netherlands coast Eye witnesses reported today from Schierman Nikoof Island. The Battle which started at 11 a. A. Was being fought outside of dutch territorial Waters it was said. The planes and warships were not identified. Five Point changes outlined let sen. Gera 4n lines jammed with men and guns French and British Ark expecting mass attack on fortified lines on West Ilio divisions Are available of German Force May make a attack on British and French am in Burkett s Mother before her i former klan chieftains eleventh Ridge was miss Jennie Hillis of j tempt since 1925 to gain free Greencastle. J from the prison term imposed upon e body was taken to the Home him for the slaying of Madge Zoberis parents at noon today from i Holtzer a statehouse employee. Rector funeral Home and friends i the new attempt started in Call there at any time before the i mediately and Stephenson a attorn ral services. J yes said it would Quot either turn him neral services will be held at 2 Loose or give him a trial Quot if it were granted. The Hareas Corpus petition based upon virtually the same grounds on which his attorneys had asked for a new trial namely that the Community to the visiting club minutes each. Members. Guests of the gathering a Putnam county chorus will give were some of the members of the the music number at the opening of West Floyd Home economics club the afternoon program not members of the federation. J among the District committee displayed in front of the audience chairmen Are Resolution. Mrs. Rob was the federation motto a again a Art Adams Greencastle who is Char there were Man of the committee on resolutions front of the mrs. Ferd Lucas Greencastle a member of the committee on Pla e. Paris. Oct. 18. Up German railroads and highways for 30 Miles a i behind the Western front Are jammed arms embargo May result j with men guns and munitions in a in Al Lowance a of Trade Parent preparation for a grand scale with faraway nations j assault on the magi not line it was reported today. Washington oct. 18 up in fighting lines there was influential administration senators Tjie tension that usually comes just outlined today a five Point modified before a great Battle ton of drastic restrictions on Macri Franth and German path la were can shipping contained in the pending Usana a he dark h u,.�?z f0 thl a neutrality Law revision Bill. I through no and. So funding they hoped hat the concessions Ach ,.a. Poa Tiona and satisfy american shipping in ing by a sudden dash on an outpost Teress and their congressional sup \ take a prisoner or two for ques porters and Speed final action on president Roosevelt s request for repeal of the arms embargo. Democratic members of the Senate foreign relations committee who participated in drafting the new neutrality measure were summoned to meet at 10 30 a. Mest to consider changing the controversial shipping clauses. As the Bill now stands it would toning by intelligence officers. Occasionally patrols would meet dispatches from the front said for a Brief merciless fight with hand a grenades pistols and Trench knives. Or one patrol hugging the ground would lie in wait for another and ambush it. The French High command in its a War communique no. 89 this morning. Said merely prohibit american vessels from Contact elements were Active on transporting materials of any Kami hot Sidra throughout the night to Italy with us dodecanese islands j to a any top belligerent country so there were Many ambushes and dominated by turkish coastal forts or Belr in spas on pvn though the there was much close fighting unless it pursued a policy of strict j Pola o Ca 1 May by far Romov j there is intense concentration from combat zones. I clogging the roads and railroads Boas the democrats gathered to con Hind the enemy s Sider this ban. Some and ministry ten other sources supplemented this supporters outlined to the United Brief announcement by disclosing press the following program As a a that from the French lines the noise neutrality. Just what Russia had demanded of Turkey remained Uncertain. But it was certain at least that Turkey had refused to accept demands which conflicted with its engagements to is for Amend men to Britain and France. Rostrom. Mrs. T. G. Huneker of Greengas mrs. Mattie Cooper of Rockville tie. President of the federation pro formerly of Greencastle is a member sided at this session. Other officers of the committee on registration of the county organization Are vice among the of motor vehicles could be heard and 1. Certain areas would he design the Flash of lights seen along the rated into which american ships a entire front for Miles laterally and could transport All materials except in depth. Arms ammunition and implements bad weather was general along mands caused the breakdown of t or was modification would. The front. The germans sought by London. Oct. 18. Imp four ens atonal last minute russian de a cd Friday afternoon from the near Morton. Burial will b2 orcs Hill cemetery. Be fire runs made yesterday mrs. Charles Knight. All of these bad parts on the program of the Day. Committees were that on arrangements. Whose members were mrs. Mary Ader. Mrs. Earl Sutherlin mrs. Arthur Eggers mrs. Eldon Miles. Mrs. Emma Shepherd committee on Mero s blazes started in grass and weeds Little damage done he conviction of second degree Mur i it ration mra Lee re pops org. J Der on a charge of first degree Mur Rofloc get his is mrs Al flip Shepard Der was erroneous and that he had ump Kepper mrs eth apr. Papa i been held for 14 years awaiting to j in Raph m.,Jor or run soil. A Mon. Mrs. Derval Sanders. The petition alleged that the con and null and i ships ii it a Ilie off new England Quot nominally at Poison ring head is found guilty fiction was Quot illegal i Stephenson s counsel said the de he tall weeds of Northwood yes Mand for Ria upon which Juige Lay suffered a serious setback in i of puny my Juat ruled wag simply a preliminary to the Hareas Corpus per efforts to make something selves when fire started in. T in tit Lon. St of the largest Patch of them. A we asked for a new to a and they refused one of them asserted. A now we Are filing this a immediately after judge Gentry s District department Kish russian diplomatic negotiations make Poss Pip continuation of Trade i Small infantry detachment attacks president. Mrs. Earl Sutherlin Secre chairmen Are mis. Bruce Lan. Iat Moscow a was reported today. Will Australia new zealand and to rectify rough p1. N their line tary mrs w a Huggard treasurer Bainbridge mrs. J. H. Pitch fold and ind a Pine Ltd a new Alliue in european a Thor countries considered Only after their two hug attacks monday i Ferd Lucas Greencastle. Diplomatic activities. Certain legation in London were advised officially today that Russia i presented the following demands 1 that a russian turkish pact acknowledge that the Balkans con a statute a a Region of russian influx Philadelphia. Oct 18. Up ence i Herman Petrillo who left his Posi-1 2 that Turkey close the Darda Tion As a Spaghetti ass engr liner sends Nelles Strait at once to warships of Salesman to become a lieutenant for woo it is plea for medical Assis Lon Black sea Powers. J philae phial a arsenic murder for in-1 germans have Tancif. For injured 1 3 that the Russo turkish pact a trance ring today was sentenced wiri.�?~,heir new positions �-1 to the electric chair for the Poison new York. Oct. 18 up that was not directed against Bulgarin a or mor 1 that the pact should not Obi the invocation was by mrs. Earl i Sutherlin and she led in the collect. A la. S. Lippi president Harding and miss Grace Arnold welcomed the vis j _ it Ora and the response was by Are Many plan a a Gate Russia to consult Turkey in Boose uts this activity was noted particularly South of Saab Mencken. There the germans made a determined attempt i to wipe out a Small French salient. A the French in outposts met the Ger-1 mans with hand grenades and drove them Hack. There was another d Olive Oil Short when the French re pulsed a German attack on the Edge now erected i Durance ring Lorav was seme Ceu t. ,. ,. Barbed wire in their make it Clear that the proposed rus-1 to the electric chair for he Poison Wowch th0 Sian turkish Mutual assistance pact slayings of one of the Syndicate s 100 j in it Mph formal a occupied. It was Ana. Or More victims. J. H Pitchford. Past president. Mrs Sutherlin also led in the report of a the projects sponsored by the clubs. Each clubs chairman outlining that work. And sailors were known to have been event of any German action in the i injured. Balkans. The president Harding had sent an urgent Appeal for medical assistance. A ,. A a e rhe British freighter Blair beg wire the principal address of the fore p h noon was by mrs. A. S. Miles who j stressed the importance of the Dis a Early today that she was in nerd of Quot immediate scholarship is Olimi at Purdue burned a Large number. The a ring of the ground they wer on 1 facilitate the growth of larger a next Scavon. Decision Northam filed a verbal to Kathirin at Quot Rockville mrs. I the president he a Ding message s conflagration called out the to on to remand Stephenson to the Raph Fry Kave the closing prayer and a try that the ship itself was in apartment a few minutes Ute. Which he waa Forenoon a Salon i no danger but the Blair beg Mes Kinneb exempted from Reg-1 a a re 12 of clock and. The firemen j Brou fit for a hearing on a writ of Mesa margay it Gilmore asked for a a a a a Nodi. that it waa the ship s i is Kation fee for Short error Coram Nobis. To said be would right sin a vote to express the thanks of j Washington. Oct. 18. Up president Roosevelt today placed the l moral support of the United states behind the efforts of Norway Sweden. Denmark and Finland to a in Tain Baltic neutrality. Swered four other Calls of similar a Portaree a luring the afternoon. At the rear of the Eitel property Northeast Greencastle in the Vity of the Eitel greenhouses a fire was extinguished by the a men. A More than an acre of ground on a Quot East Side of the Zinc Mill Road nning South from the St Civille a i. Was burned Over before the h1 department succeeded in Extin thing the blazes. Flowers growing on the Lawn at p Home of mrs. Dunbar on Bloomin a Ron Street were threatened with struck on by a smouldering Blaze. Heir midst but the firemen saved in a. A Telephone pole at 207 Vine Street burning at the base but the fire a saved it. The fire had started a was thought from a cigarette Jamb thrown into the adjoining my. File the written motion today. Condition and not that of her Crew j which invoked her course youth is mutilated Hollywood. Oct. 18. Up police today held a film struck Pennsylvania youth found on actor Lionel Barrymore a porch with the inscription carved into the skin and flesh of his Chest a a movie stars Are nuts a j the federation to the Groveland club 1 ind passengers which was hostess for the event and duress cal1 there was a Hearty response. I two coast Gourd cutters were try mrs. Huneker presented prof. F. I a Quot a 1� Ket a a it Hoh Vessela c. Tilden of Greencastle As the speaker of the afternoon. In his talk on literature prof. Til the Quot Biair Heg was 800 Miles cast a Jiwu Uit court notes Hoy m Abrams is. We. Vanhonk Quot Junction and ejectment dismissed. Peoples loan co. Is. L. B. Glad legs �1. Finding for plaintiff. In query As administrator of a a. M 2 Corn melds to be inspected Purdue expert will visit two farms in county on october 21 estate of we. Query or. Peti the on by adm. To expend from $150 200 for Tombstone and my River deceased and his wife and child. Estion granted. In the suit of Geo. Musgroves la on school township sent Here a no Morgan county the plaintiff Lff Dan affidavit asking for a change a venue from Putnam county. Two meetings will be held tuesday. October 24. To study Corn varieties including open pollinated. Reid a yellow Dent and 14 different hybrids. George Enfield Extension agronomist from Purdue University will discuss the different varieties. One meeting will be held at the Hall and Evans farm. 1 mile North of Brick Chapel on Road 43, at 10 00 the other meeting will he tin president Harding was about 1,000 Miles from new York. Don emphasized the changes that have come into literature in the last fifty years. Before 1800. He pointed out. Only about half of one recent of the population Ever Hall the Opportunity to attend College and Only about thirty percent even studied at High school. The writer therefore from the oldest times to about 1890 was interested in the College trained Reader one who knew greek and latin and had been taught the theory of style what was Good in literature. Now. However nearly 90 percent finish High school and nearly thirty percent attend College. As a result the Reading Public has vastly increase de. Not Only that but the new Reaa ing Public because of modern science and business has become interested in life As it is lived not in guesses about it no matter How Well written. Before 1890. Also practically All writers were College trained and the half dozen that were not followed the of Boston. The president Harding was carrying More than her Normal complement of passengers mostly americans to Fleming War torn Europe it was believed she carried almost 1, 000 plus a Crew of several Hundred. Her Appeal for medical assistance was so worded As to indicate a serious condition aboard. She asked Lor materials with which to treat fractures and for morphine. She also asked the coast guard to be prepared to take off injured. 18 up Germany Putnam county Young men who wish to attend the annual eight weeks course in agriculture at Pur j due University starting january to. J will have an Opportunity to compete i Ondon oct for a $10 scholarship to help defray expenses according to word received today by David l. Grimes county agent. The scholarship will be similar to those offered during the past several years by the University for the Down yesterday during bombing understood that the germans might i find it impossible to defend these posit ions very strongly. The French. Before retiring monday according to i general staff orders heavily mined j the areas so heavily that it was said the germans would not be Able i to use tanks. Reports were published that the germans lost from 8.900 to 7.000 men in dead and wounded Monck to out of a total Tif 90,000 engaged. An authoritative source said that these reports were exaggerated. Indian livestock hogs 8.0 h holdovers 134 Market generally steady 160-300 lbs. $7.10-i $7 40 300-400 lbs. $6.80-$7, 105-160 lbs. $6.25-17 sows w 10-$� �0 cattle 1.100 calves 500 yearlings lost probably hair of the Fleet of 12 a Quot do kit steers fully Noth to 14 planes which bombed the Klrin a no of done on medium weight and of fourth monday it was said Offl-1 heavy steers cows and Laufers Dally today and it was understood j Strong Early steer sales $�>-$10.50 that four German planes were Slio. I most medium and Good heifers $7 Cern ions lost 12 or 14 Hanes raid on British shipping tuesday w a costly in plane losses 20 years ago in Greencastle the methodist protestant congregation of Clinton Falls was organized. With 55 charter members. The co eds of Depauw wailed and gnash l their Teeth said the new College models based on the put. J paper of the Day. Because the execution committee of the woman a self governing association of the University ruled one Date a week was a plenty. Miss Ruby Bachelor returned from a visit at Cloverdale. The Sophomore class of the High Hest essay written on a Given agricultural subject. The Winner is relieved from paying the usual $10 registration fee. More leeway is permitted this year in selection of a subject on which contestants May write than Ever before. Suggested topics include farm partnerships or cooperative arrangements Between father and son National state or local agricultural problems or any suitable Story on an agricultural subject of the authors Choice. I the essays will be judged by a local committee consisting of the county superintendent of schools Frank Jarrell and Elvin h. Harlan county farm Bureau president. The my in Washington township in the amp number f Wren and Field of Forest Akers South of pleasant gardens near the big Walnut Church. This meeting will be at 1 00 of clock in the afternoon of the same a they Quot write of the these among our Best Are not College men. They have grown up with the masses and understand and sym a Day. 1 hings that interest the masses and in addition to Corn varieties Fertell in top Wuy bin a spa Talu and think. Izeris of different analysis have result is that literature instead school elected miss Florence Helen applied on additional plots and these i the result will be discussed raids on Scapa flow and the East coast. In addition to four German planes known to have been downed in monday s fighting air ministry officials expressed belief that several others had been too seriously crippled by gunfire to get Back across the eng ish Channel. Only one Royal air Force plane was hit in monday s fighting it was asserted and that merely had its Cowling pierced by me Bullet. Two German planes were shot Down off the Northeast coast of Britain yesterday. They fell into the sea. The Crew of one was rescued. A third plane crashed in flames near the $9.65 dealers steady Good and Choice $11-$ 11.50. Sheep 1,500 lambs mostly steady to weak Good Ami Choice $9.25-$10. James Black. 405 Sycamore Street was admitted to the Hospital for treatment wednesday morning. Miss Augusta Glidewell was admitted to the Putnam county Hospital tuesday. Subject matter of the essay will. T her. Kirkwall. Orkney air Rad count 60 per cent and the English precautions authorities reported that i 0 a $ amp 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 today a weather 0 0 and 0 0 local temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 fair tonight and thursday War Island of stroma in the Orkney and j or tonight and in Southwest portion another was Beverly damaged. Fur thursday. Composition 40 per cent. Further details about the contest May be obtained from county agent Grimes. The scholarship will be Good one plane which made repeated Power dives on British warships was believed to have been brought Down soon after it dropped bombs near the for any of the four courses offered j old battleship Iron Duke during the eight weeks Winter term i German bombs dropped on the Inin Ilauno a a i a a four Mcgaughey president. These include general agriculture i islands of flotta and Hoy in the Oik animal husbandry Dairy production Neys but caused no damage or can and Dairy manufactures. Unities. Minimum $ a 6 7 n. In 1 8 h ill ii 9 a. 50 10 a. 56 11 a. A. In 12 noon 67 1 p. M 69 2 p. A. 69
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