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Brazil Daily Times (Newspaper) - August 10, 1955, Brazil, Indiana A Otom Ollde Una of the Brazil daily times established ism. The Ijar Zil daily news established j so. The Brazil daily times weather scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight. Partly Cloudy thursday. Volume 67. Number 210.braz1l, Indiana wednesday Al Gist to. 1955. Five cents. Eastern states Alert As storm dolls in Atlantic Hatteras n. A. Apr Hurricane Connie her mighty fist cocked at the Carolina coastline held a off the blow today. The destructive storm lolled offshore and kept observers guessing where she would strike. The whole East coast was Alert j to her danger. The weather Bureau in a to . Cost advisory placed the storm Center 225 Miles Southeast of Myrtle Beach s. C., and said there was Little movement and probably would be Little for 12 hours. The Peak wind May have dropped from 135 to 125 Miles an hour the Bureau said. Any wind Over 75 Miles an hour is Hurricane Force. Hurricane warnings were hoisted from Myrtle Beach vacation spot where Hazel came ashore last year to the Virginia capes. The Bureau said the future path of Connie is Uncertain but winds probably would reach Gale Force on the North Carolina coast tonight and Hurricane Force by thursday morning with the Center Likely to head for Cape Lookout Southwest of Here. The entire Eastern Seaboard remembering three 1954 hurricanes which killed More than 250 persons and caused upward of i i billion dollars damage girded for any continued on in nge two House to probe red influence on Broadway Washington apr chairman Walter . Said today he expects the House in american activities committee to find a a lot of people in the entertainment business who be been communists and who have used their a Large incomes to further red causes. Walter in an interview listed 27 actors writers and other Broadway figures a subcommittee plans to question at we Klong hearings beginning monday in new York City. Among those he named were Stanley Prager actor director appearing in the Broadway musical a a Panama game a Sam Jaffe film and stage actor Jerome Chodorov writer of the stage and so Cen versions of a my sister Eileen a Lou Polan a feature player in the Broadway comedy a bus Stop a Zero mostel television and stage comedian Ivan Black advertising and publicity Man Joshua Shelley i a musical comedian in a Phoenix i �?T55�?� now playing Here. Walter said some of the question ing will be about alleged communist activities As late year. Some of those subpoenaed he added without mentioning names were identified As communist party members a was far Back As 1951.�?� the House committee which for Indianapolis apr one years has directed its entertain trooper at each state police posts rent world investigator primarily Craig opens state Campaign against suspended Drivers going to be assigned full Lime to checking on persons whose Drivers licenses have been suspended. Gov. Craig said tuesday night he will instruct supt. Frank a. At Hollywood has said Many of the alleged rods have moved to Broadway. Walter said the House group a is concerned with Only one problem i Jessup to make the assignment j the extent to which the communist j the action followed the deaths of i party is Active in the entertainment two Marion county boys in hit run accidents. The governor said also he will ask the traffic safety commission to draw plans for stiffer penalties against motorists who drive under suspended licenses. Morris j. Carter director of the state Bureau of motor vehicles said a at least 50 per cent of All motorists under License suspension Are continuing to drive. Even As governor Craig was issuing the crackdown tuesday a Man and woman were killed in a Headon collision on . 31-a North of Seymour. The Man was identified several hours later As Grover Crockett of Norman. Mrs. Alma melt 54, Elizabethtown also was killed in the collision. Crockett a son Charles Crockett 33, and mrs. Ruey Stoner 36, both of Bloomington w Ere injured seriously. others summoned to the hearings As their names appear on the committee s witness list include Sarah Cunningham mrs. John Randolph actress Irma Jurist composer George Keane actor John Randolph actor Lee Hays Folk Singer George Tyne actor Elliott Sullivan actor Madeline Lee mrs. Jack Guilfor actress Albert Ottenheimer actor Theodore Saidenberg musician Harold Sale Moa writer Anders Wooley writer Allen Chase writer Jack Guilford actor Tony Kra Ber Peter Lawrence actor producer director Allan Manson actor Peter Seeger Folk Singer Martin Wolfson actor David ranter technician and producer. Angry koreans turned Back in anti red riots Seoul apr three Hundred shouting koreans ignoring a a no violence edict by president Syng Man Rhee stormed the causeway to Volmi Island again today but were turned Back by . Troops Manning tear Gas guns and fire hoses. The milling demonstrators continuing South koreans Campaign to drive out communist members of Neutral truce inspection teams broke up quickly before the determined stand. Waving banners and chanting slogans the mob drove As far As barbed wire barricades thrown up by the americans then faltered and retreated. They were trying to reach the billets of czech and polish members of the inspection groups stationed on the Island just outside the port of Inchon. It was the third attempt to storm the Island in five Days. The disorders began last saturday with an ultimatum for the communist inspectors to get out by Midnight next saturday. Twenty two americans and 80 koreans have been injured none seriously. The Inchon demons ration contrasted sharply with the comparative quiet that settled Over the other four ports where the inspectors operate. At Kansan on the West coast Pusan on the Southeast tip of the Peninsula k ing Nung on the East coast and Taegu in South Central Korea mild demonstrations were reported. Crowds of korean army veterans moved through the streets shouting a the must get out of the carried sign and placards but no clashes were reported with troops guarding inspection team billets. The Calmer atmosphere followed an announcement by president syn Man Rhee that he disapproved a facts of he called the demonstrations a a Normal expression of in Washington . Officials Are keeping a close watch on korean developments. They sympathize with the South korean resentment of the communist members of the a Csc but disagree with the koreans on what Steps should be taken. And a state department spokesman said the United states will continue to abide by its obligation to protect All members of the a Csc. The United states favors a patient gradual reduction of a Csc activities until the body virtually ceases to exist. Jet Trainer crash near Here kills two airmen hold Back anti red South koreans u. S. Military police guard truce Camp Gate at Inchon South Korea where South koreans hoisted a Banner with legend a a let a drive out disguised czech polish the Banner was part of a demonstration and rioting against communist truce inspection teams. International radio photo former slave 108, believes he will take up preaching Louisville ky., apr Dan Hughes is 108 today but May take to preaching yet. He s done almost everything else. A if nothing Breaks me Down 1 11 live another 50 years. I be never been sick in my life and never took doctor s Hughes who lives with a daughter says the a a lord a sparing me for something and i just can to figure out what it is. It might be crossing and unc Rossing his legs with the agility of a teen Ager the former slave recalled in an interview his years on steamboats farms and Dray wagons where he spent 50 years shovelling Coal. A it was too much for me and i finally had to give it his hearing also is excellent but not his sight. A when i got to thread a Needle these Days i got to hold it up pretty close so i can see the birthday party today will be a simple affair attended by his grandson his five great grandchildren and his four great great grandchildren. As for the future Hughes says a i m waiting for him. Whenever he Calls me in a ready to Philadelphia couple Hurt in car truck wreck at Harmony a Philadelphia couple sustained painful injuries at 9 30 a. In. Today when their car crashed into a Semi trailer truck on u. S. 40 in Harmony. Injured Are Robert Sewell 35, Driver and his wife Rosie 36. They were taken to the Clay county Hospital in a Lawson ambulance. Driver of the truck George e. Mueller 31, it. 4, Terre haute told officers his truck Jack knifed on the Slippery Highway and skidded into the path of the Philadelphia car. The car demolished struck the Side of the trailer. The car was headed West and the truck East. Investigating officers were sheriff Bill Downing and state troopers Norman Malone and Bill Rodgers. Mohrs garage wrecker towed the damaged Auto from the scene. State to get $21 million Federal Aid for highways Washington Iai the Commerce department announced tuesday that Indiana will receive $21,024,748 in Federal Highway Aid in the fiscal year beginning next july i. The total includes $7,489,629 for primary roads $5,101,108 for second roads $4,149,253 for Urban roads and $4,222,758 for interstate roads. Won t run for Senate Craig Chicago Al gov. George n. Craig says he wont try to take the Indiana Republican senatorial nomination from sen. Homer e. Cape Hart next year although he says Capehart has a a a deplorable record in supporting the Eisenhower administration. V Craig told a news conference tuesday that he plans to return to Law practice when his term As governor ends in january 1957. He is barred by state Law from succeeding himself but there has been speculation that he might run for senator. The governor often has been at Odds with both Capehart and sen. William e. Jenner but recently had appeared to be on More Friendly terms with Capehart. Craig also had some advice for the opposing party. He said gov. Averell Harriman of new York would be the weakest presidential nominee the democrats could pick so far As Indiana is concerned and added a Stevenson would be the strongest candidate a referring to the 1952 nominee. He said also that if the democrats should nominate gov. Frank Lausche of Ohio a they would be putting their Best foot a the is a highly respected statesman liked by his own party and members of the other party alike a Craig said. Craig was Here for a special session of the executive committee of the governors conference bully sergeant tried for death of fellow pos new York a a testimony of former pos has pictured Aru Americus sergeant a a a Pisok j Camp bully who caused three i deaths during a bitter North korean Winter. The court martial of sgt. James j c. Gallagher tuesday turned to the deaths of two fellow prisoners. Hut mates of Gallagher said he tossed the sick and enfeebled men out of the hut and left them to die in 40-degree-below-Zero weather. The Case of a third prisoner who died after allegedly being beaten by Gallagher was told in mondays testimony. Gallagher 23, is the Only american Ever tried on charges of having directly caused the death of i prisoners in North Korea. He is accused of unpremeditated murder which is classed As second degree and of collaborating with his red captors. Witnesses against Gallagher whose Home is in Brooklyn said he curried favor with the reds and got warm clothing and extra food while they shivered in a regular army fatigue uniforms and were ill from malnutrition. They said they were too sick to oppose Gal-1 lager when he allegedly threw John w. Jones of Detroit and Donald t. Baxter of Waukon Iowa into the cold. Walter j. Polinsky a 23-year-old former pow from Bloomsburg pa., said he knew the men were alive at the time because he saw them move. Earlier in the Day three other witnesses gave similar accounts of the Way Gallagher treated Jones j and Baxter. In the courtroom to hear the Story was Jones Mother mrs. Loretta Jones. A Gallagher a trial began aug. 3. The prosecution expects to wind up its Case in the sixth Day of testimony today. Thus far the defense 1 has not indicated How Many wit-1 Nesses it plans to Call or whether 1 Gallagher will take the stand in his own defense. Council okays inclusion of Well in Knightsville water system Cory Man named to state police Loyd w. Heck of Cory has been selected for appointment sept. I to the Indiana state police following completion of the annual recruit training course for troopers at Indiana University. A total of 30 new troopers will be added to the state police next month having been chosen from the 71 admitted in june to the seven week training course. Thirty three others have been placed on an eligible list for appointment As replacements or As other funds become plans for a water distribution system running parallel with that of brazils expansion program was a topic for lengthy discussion last night at the regular meeting of the Brazil com non Council. In order to proceed with plans Knightsville must have definite Assurance of a water Supply now John j. Thomas attorney for the Little town told the Council. It was explained Tjit even though Brazil will sell Knightsville water from its new source when developed that that is not enough Assurance of a Supply for the town to proceed with Selling Bonds to finance its proposed distribution system. It was previously agreed that Brazil would sell water to Knightsville which in turn would sell it to customers in the town and its neighbor Harmony. It is believed that a Well on property owned by Leo Girton East of Brazil can Supply enough water for the proposed Knightsville project. With this in mind Knightsville authorities asked Brazil s permission to use the Well. Brazil coun Clit fun said they favored such a move. Brazil now controls the Well on an agreement with Girton. However Knightsville does no to plan using water from the Girton Well and will buy water from Brazil As soon As it is available. The move to have Assurance of a water Supply from the Girton Well is being made to satisfy prospective Bond buyers. With water from the Girton Well As an assured Supply Knightsville then will be Able to proceed with construction of its distribution system sooner than otherwise. With this plan Knightsville will be ready to Purchase water from Brazil when the City is ready to Supply it. Too proceeding now with plans for a distribution system probably will mean a saving in construction costs for Knightsville Thomas said. Brazils water plans also were furthered by the Council last night when it signed a contract with the Public service co., inc., to Supply Power for pumps. The contract was presented by Roy Mccullough local Public service co. Representative. He told the Council that Power would be supplied to the City a municipal works at a special rate. This rate will mean a Cost of three cents per kilowatt for the first 2,000 kilowatts and in cents for any amount above that per month. The contract was signed by City officials and now awaits approval of the Public service commission. It was reported to the Council that tests on Wells drilled in the past few Days at the City s new water source along big Walnut Creek indicates need for Iron removal equipment. Plans for this equipment already has been made on the Assumption that it would be needed As required by the slate. Tests for determining the Best location of a water Tower in the i City Are still being made the Council was told by Kenneth Miller City attorney who received a report on possible Sites from j. B. Benny Wilson consulting Engineer. As routine claims against the City were being allowed by the i Council councilman Fred Crabb questioned the Purchase of a new i fan for the water works office. The Council took no action on allowing payment for the fan. And the matter was continued. Also at the Council meeting or. Joe Decker president of the Brazil Park Board asked for an appropriation of $800 to help finance work at Forest Park for the remainder of the year. The Issue was continued for further study. Another master also continued 1 for study was a petition asking for erection of a traffic Light at the a Corner of Desart and National. The petition signed by More than 300 persons was presented to the Council by Bill Crabb president of the Jackson Street school it a. Crabb it Aid that th"1 major Ity of pupils attending the school have to Cross National at Desart continued on Cage two county Soldier Phillip Smith killed in East pvt. Phillip Wayne Smith 19, of Staunton died in a Newburgh n. Y. Hospital monday from an Auto mishap injuries it was Learned j Here today i body of the Young Soldier Sta to Ionec in the East was brought to Brazil this afternoon and was Tak i in to Miller amp sons funeral Home i where friends May Call after 6 p. I in. Today. Private Smith son of mrs. Mary s. Smith of near Staunton entered i the army Jan 25, 1953. Recently i he married Sylvia Eddleston of Massachusetts. Before entering the army Pri i vate Smith was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad. He had at tended Staunton High school. Surviving Are the Mother the widow two Sisters mrs. Montana Mclin and mrs. Dovie Cottom. Both of it 2, Brazil three Brothers Fred of it. I Brazil Jacob of Brazil and Arthur of it 2, Brasil five nephews and i2 nieces. His father. Perry Smith died recently. Rites will be held at 10 30 a. In. Friday at the funeral Home. Burial will be in Bee Ridge cemetery. Demo governor asserts Ike Loo old to run again Chicago api a democratic gov. G. Mennen Williams of Michigan today described president Eisenhower As a an old Many who May not want a second term but who is Likely to be forced by republicans into running in 1956. Williams who said he is leaving the door open to the possibility that he May seek his own party a Nom i ablation told reporters at the 47th annual governors conference that j a a lot of things can happen before i next years party conventions. A president Eisenhower is an old Man a Williams said. A the May die before the Campaign Eisenhower is 64 years old. When a reporter remarked this seemed a a cold blooded state ment a Williams supplemented it i by saying that Adlai e Stevenson i the 1952 democratic nominee a for i any of us May die before that Williams noted that if Eisenhower runs and is re elected he will be i come the nation s oldest president before he completes a new four i year term. A under Normal circumstances political parties probably would not choose such a Man a Williams said. A but the republicans probably Are going to Force him to Williams said he does t believe that an announcement by gov. Averell Harriman of new York after a conference with Stevenson tuesday night that he will support Stevenson puts the party nomination in the bag. He said Harriman who is a year younger than Eisenhower also would face some questions about his age if he ran. Williams said that thus far Harold e. Stassen had not discussed with him any details of a proposed new american disarmament plan. Williams added however he is asking the governors to appoint a special committee to Confer with government agencies about Domestic operations of the presidents atoms for peace plan. Stassen. Former Minnesota governor circulated unofficially As the 47th annual governors conference prepared to swing into a discussion of highways and Highway safety punctuated by a disagreement Over Eisenhower a Bond financed Road building program. The fact that Eisenhower had sent Stassen Here to test state by state sentiment on his plan for reciprocal Aerial inspection of soviet military installations was regarded in some quarters As indicating the plan will be refurbished or presented anew at the forthcoming meeting of the United nations disarmament subcommittee. Gov. Averell Harriman of new York who might be one of the top contenders for the nomination dined with Stevenson at the latter a Libertyville 111., Home tuesday night. There was no official indication of the results but Stevenson a associates insisted that Harriman came away with no doubt that the 1952 nominee is actively seeking the nomination again. A t33 Jet Trainer exploded and crashed about 9 20 a. In. Today on a farm four mile South of Riley in Vigo county killing two men. The plane in route to Chanute Field ii exploded about 300 feet above the ground and then crashed in the Center of a 60-acre Corn Field on the farm of rents sing Hurse one fourth of a mile East of ind. 159. A Hole about three feet deep and 20 feet Long was dug by the crashing plane. The wreckage was strewn eastward from 200 to 300 feet. A Parachute was found at the Edge of a strip mine Pond on the farm of w. B. French who heard the plane explode. Names of the dead fliers were withheld by air Force investigators pending notification of Kin. The investigators arrived at the scene at noon from Bakalar fab at Columbus ind. Also hearing the explosion was Homer Tyron who said he saw the blast from about a mile away. He first heard the planets motor quit and then heard the blast. The plane was about 300 feet High at the time he said. His Nephew Thomas Tyron also heard and saw the a last. It was raining heavily at the time of the crash state trooper Bob Skitt said. Reelsville Man slugged robbed Vigo county authorities today Are holding two men for slugging and robbing Thurman Junior Hargis 26, it 2, Reelsville. Being held Are Daniel i. Galvez 25, and Donald Ray Bryant 22, both of Terre haute they Are charged with slugging and robbing Hargis after he picked them up when they hitched a ride in Terre haute last night. The pair was arrested a Short time later in West Terre haute. Gallez is believed to be one of a Trio who Early tuesday robbed a laundry truck Driver at North Terre haute. Still being sought Are a Man and a girl believed to be 16. Search for them entered for a time yesterday afternoon in Northwest Clay county. Bus plunges Over Cliff Seoul apr a crowded bus plunged Over a Cliff tuesday and i carried to passengers to their deaths 90 Miles South of Seoul. Twenty others of the 50 p sengers 1 were injured seriously. State gets More vaccine Washington up the Public health service tuesday released 25,047 cubic centimetres of Salk polio vaccine for use in Indiana. Hospital notes dismissals Myrtle Travis 512 n. Washington St. Thelma Myrick 803 w. Church St. Edgar Miller in. R. 3 Philip Salitros Harmony a Hallie Henderson 14 w. Morton St. Clay choral group presents program in Park thursday the Clay county Home demonstration chorus will present a program at 8 p. In. Thursday in the Forest Park ban Shell. The chorus under the direction of Earl b. Brooks recently participated in the Purdue june Festi Val. They Are appearing Here in conjunction with the inter club meeting of the local kiwanis and rotary organizations. Selections for the program include a whistle Mary Whistler a american Folk tune. A a he a gone away a american Folk tune. A lift thine eyes a a from Elijah. A ooh Mary done to you we a Eph a spiritual. A a recessional a Dekoven. A my land a Protheroe with the band. Members of the chorus Are Ada Bard Della Barrick Mabel Bolin Virginia Bohler Ursula Brown Nettie Buell Maude Conaway Ruth Cox Kathryn Davis bet sine Detzel Neva Downing Virgilee Evans Katharine elder Layden Gibbens Mercedes Harris Blanche Heckathorn Margaret Hicks Lochiel Hudson Roxie Kumpf Shirley Lanman Alvira Latta Hilde Mchenry Emma Miller Pearl Modesitt Gertrude Morgan Betty nees Hazel Ooley Frances orman Pauline Pell Edythel Sanderson Betty Send Meyer Nellie Smith Beulah Spet bring Virginia spelbring Martha Steiner Mildred Sonnefield Dessia Thompson Eva Veach Ruth Walker Helen White Glenna Whitesell

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