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Greencastle Daily Banner (Newspaper) - September 18, 1939, Greencastle, IndianaThe statue and warmer it. The daily Banner a it Waves for All a forty seven Greencastle Indiana monday september 18, 193 ring was dedicated at services is n. A Shibo is in Montgom-rf0, Vii but Only 1-2 mile North of Une big in Comfort is was an elaborate and inter program heard by an interested c company a tint aunt Mary Ann Stewart observes 106th birthday anniversary sunday water flowing from the a old sprint at Parkersburg a in Montgomery county but half mile or so North of theline Ami Well known to reside the latter county should new Beneficence in its service kind because of the services e sunday afternoon. Tub. Of course to every human Redskin and White who roam. Dense forests of that Region j Day unknown in our history Waters from that Spring have at Comfort to Mankind. A settled some of the first and homesteaders in this of the country. Re was. Of sunday afternoon Rice whose keynote was a re Tion of the Spring to the ser of Mankind the occasion being completion and opening to Public of the masonry Grotto which has erected around the outlet of the a water by the Side of state is at the Southwest Corner of intersection of that state High with an important Montgomery to Highway. Ere was an elaborate and inter. Program. Heard not by a but by an interested company in and women some of them the surrounding farm lands and from cities. Re was a Reading of a scripture. A prayer the singing of the spangled Banner led by mrs. I Rose a group of songs by a from the Crawfordsville i economics club and mrs. T. Ley. Slate president of the i Roadside Council gave a Short i on a fitting the Highway the she directed Tion to the altruistic and Esther ports now being made to make highways More attractive along of Scenic improvements is. E. K. Chapman of Crawford christened the Spring and there 1 the planting of a tree the Cerey being led by mrs. A. L. Loop Crawfordsville. Mrs. Glenn when aunt Mary Ann Stewart in her Little Home in the Southeast Pait of Harmony darted Forward sunday afternoon to Greet her newspaper Man Friend from Greencastle much spryer in her movements than he is and when he affectionately inquired concerning her health she said a i car t get my breath any More. In a not Long for this considering it was her 106lh birthday anniversary her remark was quite believable but some of her immediate family who were with her that Day smiled. Quot when she got out of bed this morning she said she could t cat and could t talk because she had t any breath but she has t stopped talking once since then Quot one of them affectionately remark 1 and for Many years she has said daily that she has not Long to live and who car. Blame her because Whin a human passes the biblical three score and pledges of fraternities Are announced ten in age he or she has reason to begin to think his or her Days Are numbered. It was a big Day for aunt Mary. She is affectionate herself and delights in evidences of affection for her from others especially members of her own family. The Many proofs of such Friendship and love that she received sunday meant very much j _ indeed to her. A hushing will continue throughout certainly she is entitled to All the the remainder of the week follows a Kkt of Active big Llono on the Depauw University Cam plus War in Brief London British aircraft Carrier Paris French strengthen Western courageous sunk by German subpar front in answer to heavy German re admiralty believes British de enforcements press bitterly Denoun ine admiralty believes British destroyers destroyed submarine. Britain intensifies economic pressure against Germany press insists Britain and France will continue relentless War against Hitler ism. �T��T�1 All the Home news 4 United press service 4 j no. 281 Russ claims big Advance by red army Ces soviet invasion of Poland. Western front comparatively quiet. J also claim surge of ing Quot tremendous up patriotic feel in Russia 12 National fraternities Moscow russians claim sweeping gains in Poland including Complete occupation of 13 towns and and happiness she can be Given in these list to Date follows Vanees of More than 40 Miles West years which surely Are about the _ Ward from Frontier russians shoot last she will know. Many years ago Depauw fraternities announced Down 10 polish planes however she began warning her their new pledges this morning after a Cernuti Rumania polish friends that she did not even then j a week of Active Rushing. One Hun have much More time to spend with a dred and fifty six men Are wearing them and she repeated that state pledge buttons of the twelve National mint sunday to the newspaper Man. I fraternities on the Campus. Rushing just As she had the year before and i will continue throughout the remain the year before that. I Der of the week. The following list Quot son a she said to him Quot next tini2 was announced i see you Well be in heaven a an Delta Chi Randolph Bartlett on unite i our j Greencastle Arthur Dailey South Richard Gale Rutland it. First communique is issued broadcasts Mem ii sunday explaining Russia s motives in marching into Poland enrolment in City reaches 1154 figures show net gain of 111 Over those on monday. September 11 Public school enrolment figures taken on Friday september 15 showed a net gain of 19 Over that of the previous monday the opening Day. The total has now reached 1454. A new All time High figure for Greencastle. Hie gain during the week was distributed As follows an increase of 12 the elementary grades making the new total of 738, an increase of 4 in the Junior High school bringing that total to 257, and an increase of 3 in the Jenior High school to make a total of 459. The congestion this year is Bing Felt very keenly both the Ward schools and in the High school department. One of the difficult problems faced during the week was to smooth out the Over enrolment in several High school classes. In the Grade schools it is impassible to make completely satisfactory adjustments with the present building facilities. School officials Are grateful to parents who have willingly cooperated in making some of the adjustments by permitting their children to be transferred to other wards. This cooperation has been lacking in a few cases. Six Grade rooms still have membership of 49 or More pupils. In one build county agents to study Plant disease control i Bend a Fwilliam government leaders flee to Constanza Black sea port in route to France no polish res Istance in Southeast Poland to russian Advance reported u. S. Ambassador and staff reaches Bucharest polish forces sur Rem or to rumanian laying Down 4nns in crossing Frontier. Illiam Edington Greencastle John Fassnacht South Bend Leland House Chicago Robert Kercher Day ten o. Robert Pittinger to county agricultural agents from Gomo Glenn Thomas Cleveland o. Vigo Vermillion Parke Putnam John Wamer Muncie Carl Woess Clay Greene and Sullivan counties i nor Dayton o. Will meet in the county agents office Phi Delta Theta Stephen in Terre haute sept. 20 to study a Smith Spiceland Robert Forsyth control of Plant diseases. Or. C. T. A Piney 111. Robert Williams. Whit Gregory Plant pathologist from Pur \ ing Norman Wright Danville 111. Due University will be the meeting each of the county agents will bring one or two of their leading vegetable growers in order that All the Plant disease problems of the Wabash Valley might be covered. Or. Gregory will not Only discuss the Vatious Plant diseases but will also discuss the various control maternal and have these materials on display. Rev. Meredith to live in Greencastle Rev. A. L. Meredith who preached his last local Sermon sunday evening. At Folsom memorial methodist Church of which he was then pastor plans to rebuild his health and then to become an author. Officially because of his broken health he is to be retired by the Church on a pension. In anticipation he bought property at Greencastle where he was graduated from Depauw University. Rev. Meredith is a writer of both prose and poetry. A novel of his is 111. Richard Brown. Anderson Lam now or soon to be published Bert Filer new Haven Conn. Johr. A tiv. Meredith a Quot chief Farewell Dewar Park Ridge i. Donald rom the pulpit Jones Greencastle Edward Maro Vich Gary William seat Washington Gene Speicher Evanston 111 in charge of James Bittles Greencastle Harold Van Slyck Topeka. Kan. William j Ernst Danville 111. John Wells 1 Gary Joe Weishar Chicago. Sigma Chi Phil Bash Hunting a ton Willard Becker Park Ridge Wartz Sang a Trees a by Rasbach. I ing of the 6 rooms have enrol a be of the interesting addresses of afternoon was that by h. J. . Of Indianapolis who is tape supervisor for the Indiana a Highway commission i. Schnitzius called attention to historical setting of the Spring Parkersburg but As he proceeded i talk he developed the senti-3ts and thoughts underlying the said in part i considering what should be on an occasion of this kind. I Jim feel drawn Back into the past. Lives Long before my own into �8 foreign to All of us Here today. In dealing with consideration of lasting things As lands and is. It is necessary that we pro our thought Back through thous if not millions of years. What the origin of this Spring from re does it derive its Waters and Force what effect has it had on Uon Tynni ii in 1 if two meats of 39 or More. Weather Calendar men work together areas not far from Putnam Walii drenched with rain hair Little Here Vera i receive penal meetings a in i session of Indiana conference held in Indianapolis sunday the Quot a this assignment of pastors Rio sin session of the Indiana a wee it Indianapolis sunday the return of or. C. H. Taylor or a a Greencastle pastor to the 1 methodist Church at Blooming a proves was sent to the Cio me pastorate r. E. Stearns was it the Putnamville charge. G. O. A tar a Depauw Man was re a to the Central Avenue Church. Us j. N. Freene to the >0th Street Church. Or or the special assignments of conference was that of or. C. E. 2a&Quot president of Depauw to ship in the Greensburg Quad i conference Harold Zink pro to Depauw to the Grcen Astl re Ery conference and t. G. Due Esfir in Ohio Wesleyan in As assigned to the Roberts quarterly conference. The weather Man and the Calendar Man arc working in Harmony for once at least. The Calendar says autumn will begin next saturday morning and the weather Man produced a temperature of 54 degrees above Zero or 22 degrees above a a freezing this morning Early. The Quot chilliness of the air was a reminder that the time is about Here to begin the use of Furnace fuel of Woollen blankets possibly heavier undergarments. And to make other changes in keeping with the coming of Frost. With a report of 54 degrees tem. Pc Ratu this morning and a remm Branca that just one week ago last monday in tact there was a Reading of Only 48 degrees above Zero it is hard to realize that in the period elapsing Between these two Days Only a week apart Tho Mercury on three successive Days Rose to the Century Mark on the thermometer scale. However the parched and Seal grass and Flowers of our Fields and lawns Are mute evidences that we have had a period of scorching dry weather. Although areas not far from Putnam were drenched by the rain of saturday evening but Little water fell upon Putnam itself so that although the air is Cool again the ground continues dry. And the water level in Putnam county soil continues to be too Low to permit the operation of Many Wells and open Springs in this Vicinity. Water for livestock on some farms is scarce the Stock feeders having to haul it from a distance in Many instances. World War Veteran Dies. Walter Fisher of Stilesville. World a Veteran died saturday night in the veterans Hospital in int Anapolis. The widow and other relatives sur Oriner Depauw student expires miss Asberene Morris Indiana Polis Active in Alpha Chi sorority word has reached the Depauw Campus of the death of miss Asbur ene Morris 25 years old who was Active in the Alpha Chi sorority at Depauw during the years she attended Depauw. She became assistant director of the National office of Alpha Chi at Indianapolis two years ago. She was born in Indianapolis. Her death occurred at Rochester minn., where she has gone for treatment at the Mayo bros., clinic. Miss Morris was Active in girl scout work and the y. W. C. A., and was a lifelong member of the Broadway methodist Church at Indianapolis. She also was a member of the Beta Beta alumnae association of Alpha Chi Omega. Her engagement to Edward a. Straith Miller of Indianapolis was to have been announced this month. Or. Straith Miller an India Napolis attorney is a graduate of Depauw University and the Indiana University Law school. Funeral services were held at 4 30 this afternoon at Indianapolis with interment at Hill. Ragsdale warns of fire danger recalls the Many runs made in past seasons due to disregard of safety warnings against the careless burning of trash is sounded by Harry Ragsdale fire chief of Greencastle City. He recalls the Many runs made in past seasons by the City fire department each of which Cost the City considerable Money which were due to a disregard on the part of property holders for the safety of their own property As Well As that of other persons. Chief Ragsdale asks that the burning of trash be confined to Daylight hours not later in the Day than 4 o clock to avoid the discomfort and physical distress which smoke and fumes in the air cause Many people. He thinks it is a thoughtless thing for anyone to Burn trash at such a time and in such a manner that someone else is injured by it. Chief Ragsdale advanced the opinion also that loss to property caused by fire on another persons s place could be collected from the one causing the loss. I Harold Vaughn James Houck Park Ridge 111. Greencastle John White Chicago. Phi Gamma Delta Gene Pax j ton Bloomington Leonard Johnson a i con iinut<1 on i Hka lir uni was voiced sunday a morning. He told his audience that he and his wife had enjoyed living Here and that he was leaving the ministry because physicians for the last 13 years had been telling him to do so. A Worthington times. Tokyo nationalistic newspaper warns United states against antagonizing Japan spokesman says Japan does not contemplate negotiating non aggression pact with soviets a for the japanese believe soviet invasion of Poland will Aid japanese Campaign in China. Vatican City soviet invasion of Poland shocks High Church circles Moscow sept. 18 up Russia Pope reported making personal Sac i claims sweeping advances by its red orifices so As to participate in world s 1 army along a 500 mile front in to sufferings. J land today and an accompanying Berlin nazi press welcomes i Quot tremendous upsurge of patriotic soviet invasion of Poland silence feeling in Russia from Warsaw and failure of defend i a communique of the general staff cars to negotiate surrender Caus a of the red army claimed the occupy German anticipation that City will Tion against Only feeble resistance soon be stormed. Of 13 polish towns extending 40 Miles or More into Eastern Poland and the Downing of 10 polish air planes. The official Tass news Agency announced that As the result of a broadcast speech yesterday by Premier foreign commissar Viacheslav Molotov. Explaining russians motives in marching into Poland after a German army had invaded it from the Wes. Telegrams flooded into Moscow supporting the government. The first communique of the operation described by Premier Molotov As a Quot great Mission of emancipation and issued in the name of the general staff of the red army said a on the morning of sept. 17 troops of the workers and peasants red army crossed the Western Frontier i along the whole Frontier from the River Zap Andaya Divina the Border of the soviet Union with Latvia to the l Iver Dniester Border of the soviet Union with Rumania. Quot throwing Back weak Advance units and reserves of the polish army. Soviet troops reached there Lemuel Patterson is stabbed Sunda in form Al the police his wounds had been inflicted by Ruby Rogers James w. Estep succumbed sunday services will be held from i Curry funeral Home tuesday afternoon ii. C. Mcgaughey r j expired sunday services will be held at Russellville Christian Church tuesday James w. Estep 75 year old. Died sunday morning at his Home on the North part of the Andrew Hanna farm West of Greencastle. After a years illness. He is survived by the widow. Sarah Estep three daughters. Mrs. Jacob of Brien. Indiana to _. Greencastle. Dec. 4. 1853, the son of Marion Michael and Sarah Megaughey Henry Clay Mcgaughey 85. Native of Putnam county died at the Home of his daughter mrs. Claude Jarvis. Sunday. He had been in failing health for three years having suffered a stroke of paralysis in january 1936. Or. Mcgaughey was bom Roar suffering intensely from knife wounds and in some danger of losing his life from infection. Lemuel Patterson. 30 years old living at the j West end of Daggy Street in Green Castle was taken to the Putnam i county Hospital by chief of police 1 Edward Maddox sunday afternoon. Patterson informed the police that his wounds had been inflicted by 1 mrs. Ruby Rogers 31 years old wife j of Isaac Rogers a id daughter of Albert Douthitt but she denied it. Or. And mrs. Rogers live on South Crown Street but mrs. Rogers had gone to the rooms occupied by her father in a House at the intersection of Johnson arid Jacob streets in j evening of sept. 1 Northwest Greencastle. And it was in that House and the Yard in front of it that Patterson claims to received his wounds. Patterson has six wounds of some Gravity in character and several others that Are not classed As serious. Five of the six major wounds Are slashes inflicted with a knife and the other is a Stab in the right shoulder which was kept from being fatal in character probably Only by the fact that the knife Point struck the Collar Bone which deflect government men abandon country i Olis mrs. Clyde Orborn township and Madonna at Home by four sons Alva. Losantville Ross. Limedale Ray and Clifford at Home two brother William of Madison township Otho knights Tlle and five Sisters mrs. Lon Nichols. Marion township mrs. Len Richardson. Jefferson township mrs. Harley head. Madison township mrs. Ida Clements Brazil and miss Armilda. Estep Madison township. Or. Estep halt a been a Farmer All of his lifetime in the Vicinity of Greencastle. The funeral services will be held from the Mccurry funeral Home at 2 of clock tuesday afternoon in charge of the Rev. V. L Raphael pastor of the first presbyterian Church of Greencastle. Interment will be at Forest Hill cemetery. Friends May Call at the me Curry funeral Home at any time prior to the hour of the service. Cars collide a �?T37 Buick that was being driven cast on the National Road by wended l. Little 5435 North Pennsylvania. Indianapolis a �?T37 Chevrolet Coupe driven South on Road 43. By j. P. Walker Cloverdale route .2, collided at the intersection of the two roads at 4 30 of clock Friday after it non causing considerable damage to both cars. In february 1880, he married Martha Ann Everman. He resided near Waveland from 1900 until 1912 when mrs. Mcgaughey died. Since then he has lived with his children. He was a member of the Russellville Christian Church. Surviving in addition to the daughter at whose Home he died Are two sons. Arthur Mcgaughey. Crew Fordsville. And Raymond Mcgaughey Russellville two daughters mrs. Archie coding Anderson and mr1. Ernest Boyd. Crawfordsville and i brother Simpson Mcgaughey Fin Castle. Two children died in infancy and another son William died in july of this year. The remains were taken to the Home of Raymond Mcgaughey in Russellville where friends May Call until the time of the services. Funeral rites will be held at the Russellville Christian Church at 2 of clock tuesday afternoon with Rev. Ollic Mcgaughey and Rev. Stanley Mcgaughey officiating. Interment will be made at Blakesburg cemetery. Of is ii leaders hurry across Rumania to Black sea to sail for France Cernuti Rumania sept. 18 up polish government leaders abandoning their country to Gerrian a a Vvs a Quot and russian invaders were reported de the weapon and saved tin deep1. I i. Of. Hurrying across Rumania today to tissues of that part of the body from a a Constanza on the Black sea where being entered by the . Patter a. A they would sail for France son claimed to the police that a ,., a a. I they had fled from a Aleszczyk in Butcher knife was the weapon used. A j j i ,. A a the Southeast Corner of Poland just however the police did not find a a j Butcher knife in the rooms occupied forc u we a both cd Ger Ryan lir by Albert Douthitt. Father of mrs. Al Lam s while German troops pressed Rokerya whose name was riven the Oward in from the Northwest and russians from the East. German air planes had pursued them All the Way to the Border and were reported to have bombed th2 Polly thrasher a police in connection with the affray. According to the Story told the police by Patterson he had gone to the House to see Jack Hanneman. Who lives upstairs lives in another downstairs apartment. Across the Hall from Douthitt a rooms. Patterson stated that when he came downstairs from the Hanneman rooms about 1 30 of clock sunday afternoon. Mrs. Rogers ran out of the rooms of her father and attacked him. And that Douthitt entered the affair armed with a Shotgun which so Patterson says he took away from Douthitt and from it sex cout Anim d on in i disc i our churches plan animal conference 20 years ago in Greencastle chamber of Commerce representatives were securing options on a thousand of acres of land near Here to be used for a prospective Home feeble minded persons. Miss Nelda Werneke went to Lexington ky., to teach music at Hamilton College. J. O. Cammack went to Clinton to do some special photography work for a Chicago concern. Elbert Finney of Cloverdale too c a Ronald Lee Watson son of or. And mrs. Landy Watson was admitted to j the Putnam county Hospital monday position in the Timmons Barbershop for minor surgery. Receives a broken Back in Accident in this City. His Hack broken As a result of injuries he received in a wreck while returning to Purdue University from Greencastle saturday night. Robert Reed. 20-year-old student in the mechanical engineering department at Purdue is in the Culver Hospital at Crawfordsville. Reeds Home is at Westfield n. J. He was injured when the Light coach in which he was tiding with five other students left the Highway about five Miles South of Crawfordsville on state Road 43. The Driver of the car. Ralph Willey. 21. Kendallville ind. Apparently dozed at the wheel As the youths were returning to West Lafayette from Greencastle. Police said. Others in the coach were Harry Mccrady. 21 Jack Rubin. 20 Russell mock 20, and James Mckillop 20. Will be held thursday at first Christian it Iurii in Greencastle the annual county conference of the Christian churches of Putnam county will be held thursday. Sept. 21st, at the first Christian Church in Greencastle. The theme of the conference is. Quot the Church in the state and the opening session will Convene at 10 00 with devotions led by a minister of one of the county churches. 11 00 discussion period for representatives of the various churches. 12 00 dinner served by ladies of the Greencastle Church. 1 30 Devotion led by Rev. Cecil Feller. 2 30 to 3 00 group discussion period. 3 00 address by Frank Garrett a missionary from China. Or. Garrett was the Man who was instrumental in arranging the surrender of banking during the War that resulted in China becoming c. Republic. The Public is invited to attend any or All of these sessions. F omit on the rumanian Side killing six people. The flight of polish troops and civilians across the rumanian Border had clogged the two connecting roads for 12 Miles Back. An estimated 10.000 automobiles were jammed at the Frontier in a snare of wagons carts and pedestrians carrying bundles on i their backs. The polish troops were a rendering their arms to rumanian and piles of guns ammunition and other equipment had a i undated beside the roads. City Council to meet this evening the Greencastle City Council will assemble this evening at 7 30 of clock in routine meeting it being the Sec on 1 meeting of september. One of the matters before the Council members will be the proposed ordinance presented at the last regular meeting for the consideration it the members by John h. James former mayor to reduce the annoyance and ill health caused in some parts of the City by unsanitary outdoor toilets. A today a weather a a and a a local temperature a a a a a a a a a a a a fair tonight Ulm tuesday not i quite so Cool in Northeast portion tonight somewhat warmer tuesday. 54 .5557 606770 11 a. M72 12 noon. 75 1 p. M77 2 p. M 1.77 minimum 6 a. A. 7 a. In. 8 a. M. 9 a. M. 10 a. M. A
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