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Brazil Daily Times (Newspaper) - December 19, 1970, Brazil, Indiana Governor asks is to help parents Stop drug a a epidemic by Hortense Myers Indianapolis up Indiana a entire state police Force of 878 men the first in the nation to Complete a Federal training course in narcotics and dangerous drugs is under orders today from governor Whitcomb to help concerned parents and educators solve what the governor Calls a an Deputy director John Finlator of the . Bureau of narcotics and dangerous drugs state police supt. Robert k. Konkle and what comb participated Here Friday in graduation ceremonies for the last of six classes in which All state police officers took the special drug training. A there is no Community with out a drag problem not Finlator Aid a it is a total problem that belongs to the whole population and is in everybody s he said the problem covers Many drugs and Lack of information about them and their effects is part of the problem. Whitcomb and Finlator both told the state police officers to continue their education about drugs and to work with parents and schools in an Effort to provide accurate information. Konkle became the first living person to receive a Bureau of narcotics and dangerous drugs award for efforts to control drug abuse. The Only previous presentation of the erode Burr Ell award named after two narcotics officers killed in line of duty was posthumously to the family of Mansel Burrell formerly of Gary killed in Chicago. Finlator said the growing problems of narcotics addiction and drug abuse no longer Are confined to the ghetto or hippie commune. A these drugs Are used by your neighbors and my neighbors. This is a total problem that belongs to the whole population and is i n everybody a Finlator said a the hippie commune went sour. It went away from love and peace and Flower he said in the past 24 to 30 months heroin has shown up in every existing commune even though the a Flower children had said in the beginning they would have nothing to do with heroin. Finlator called heroin a morphine derivative a that Damnable physically addicting he said that in the period from 1910-1912 when heroin first was synthesized it had been hailed As a a great Savior of the morphine Finlator told the Indiana state police graduates of the intensive training course i n drugs to do All they can to help parents and educators understand the complexity of narcotic and drug abuse. A the Law people and t h e school people must work hand in hand a he said. Quot until they learn to work together you Are not going to solve the drug Whitcomb recalled the doubts he and Konkle suffered Over their decision to pull All the state police about 100 at a time away from traffic and crime control work to take the Federal drug narcotics training course. The week Long training sessions began last july and ended Friday. But he said his conclusion was that drug abuse is a a matter so tremendously important to everyone in this state continued on Page two the Brazil daily times volume 83 number 17 when the press is free and every Man Able to read All is a Thomas Jefferson Brazil Indiana saturday december 19, 1970 ten cent s v a a a a a it it a. To polish workers slowdown in protest to Price hikes this House trailer on East National Avenue was destroyed by fire yesterday possibly due to overheated Christmas lights inside the trailer. The trailer belonged to Kenneth Treash 1s0s e. National Avenue. Times photo by Mildred Yost Hughes Case Dedsion expected today by Stewart slav1n Las vegas Nev. Up by this afternoon Robert a. Marcu will know whether he can continue running Howard Hughes $300 million Nevada operations. Clark county District court judge Howard Babcock said Friday he would decide by 3 . Est today whether directors of the Texas based Hughes tool co. Represented by new York attorney Chester Davis could fire Maheu and take control of the vast gambling conglomerate. The corporate Power struggle began shortly after Hughes mysterious departure for a vacation in the Bahamas Over the thanksgiving weekend. With Hughes out of town the directors produced a proxy purportedly signed by Hughes. The document authorized the tool company to fire Maheu and take control of the Nevada operations which include seven gambling casinos 2,000 patented mining claims a television station and numerous parcels of land throughout the state. Maheu w1k> has headed the Nevada operations for the past four years secured a temporary restraining order to Stop the attempted takeover and Davis filed a counter action. During the 10-Day court Battle that followed Hughes called Nevada gov. Paul Laxalt and Clark county District attorney George Franklin saying he wanted Maheu fired. And he sent a letter to Davis backing up efforts to fire the former Fri agent. However. Maheu produced a handwriting expert who Testi fied Hughes signature was a forgery. Hughes has not communicated directly with Maheu and Maheu said he wanted to talk to Hughes personally before he would accept his firing. In final arguments Friday which Babcock limited to 90 minutes for each sude. Davis said the properties did not belong to Maheu and that it was Normal business procedure for the Board of directors to manage the operations. He complained also about the a wild unjustified publicity caused by Hughes temporary departure. He suggested Liat the billionaire who Hadnot told Maheu of his planned vacation was not required to a consult with his servants on his plans. Davis charged Maheu with a the most shocking kind of conduct by looting the tiles and records of the Hughes tool after being notified of his firing. Continued of Page two by Terence Andrew Warsaw up a diplomatic sources today reported widespread go slow strikes in Warsaw factories by workers protesting increases in food prices. Emergency police forces were said to have moved into the factories to combat the labor unrest. Official reports said life had returned to Normal in the three Baltic seaports of Gdansk Gdynia and Sopot where bloody food riots erupted earlier this week. Fire destroys House trailer a fire yesterday afternoon a House trailer on East National Avenue. No one was in the trailer when the fire started about 1 30 p. M. But none of the family a possessions were reportedly saved. The trailer is located directly behind a a Kenny a Gulf on the Corner of National and Murphy avenues. The owner. Kenny Treash who also operates the service station had lived in the trailer with Hus wife and daughter. No cause of the fire has yet been determine. The fire department reports Christmas tree lights were on inside the trailer at the time of the fire. Whether that was the cause or not is not known for sure. Treash was working in the service station garage with his brother Mickey Treash when someone ran into the station to Tell him about the fire. The fire happened so Quick you see anything with continued on rage two but communications were Cut Between Warsaw and the Northern City of Szczecin it Stettin where fierce riots took place thursday. There also was no word for a time from Katowice a southwestern steel j town where strikes had been reported. The government appeared to be backing off from Early Hartline assessments of the rioting. Communists in the crisis area of Northern Poland said they were disappointed in students and workers and admitted the party a approach to them May have been wrong. Warsaw College students were told today to go Home and begin their Christmas recess four Days ahead of schedule. The move was taken to deprive students of a place to meet and plan riots like those which took place Here in 1968. Diplomatic sources said Warsaw factories affected by the go slow protests included the Zeran car works the Nova Warszawa steel Mill and the printing Plant which publishes Tribuna Ludu the official newspaper of the polish communist party. In response the sources said the government mobilized the Ormo a paramilitary Force under police command which serves As a kind of National guard. Telephone lines to the City of Katowice were restored at midday today. The first Call went to the Gornik soccer club where an official reported a fall radio Warsaw said today it was too simple to blame the strife on a for Many people individual interest clouded the common interests a Glos by Brzezan. The communist party newspaper in Gdansk Danzig said. A also not a Small Section of our youth has Given us one of the most unpleasant disappointments. We must perhaps revise our criteria of the approach to the Glos by Brzezan commentary followed a Warsaw radio broadcast which said it would be a too simple a to blame the riots wholly on the two commentaries Dis played a softening of the first official hard line against the rioters and a government willingness to share the blame. Polish newspapers and radio said today life in Gdansk Gdynia and Sopot where the food riots began monday had returned to Normal. But official silence prevailed on the port City of Szczecin Stetti scene of some of the fiercest fighting and greatest damage. Communications to Szczecin were Cut Oil the five Days of riots grew from popular anger Over a pre Christmas announcement that i food already in Short Supply would Cost 20 per cent Mare. First official comments blamed a hooligans and anarchists for turning workers grievances to violence. But Warsaw radio said a it would be easy and convenient to use the world Hooligan to describe what has happened. However the use of such a that the reduced manpower was justified. Whitcomb pointed out the Dif continued on Page two final Corn crop figures show heavy damage from Leaf blight Washington up the final 1970 crop report of the agriculture department verified what Indiana Crown growers knew first hand that their crop i suffered a sizeable setback from the ravages of the South pm Leaf blight. The Hoosier crop estimate for the year was set at 371.9 million bushels 83.3 million less than in 1969, the All time record year. The per acre yield was 74 bushels compared with 86 for the top producer Iowa. The Hawkeye state apparent-1 by escaped the full Impact of the disease As it moved considerably ahead of 1969 Champion Illinois. Iowa scorn crop was set at 859.1 million bushels this year to 744 8 million for Illinois. Last year Illinois produced 956 4 million and Iowa 932 3 million bushels. Illinois per acre yield Elvis year was 74 bushels. Top government officials have warned that if blight disease should produce a second straight Small Corn crop in 1971.1 Farmers might be forced to be Gin Selling off some of their livestock late in the year because of feed shortages. The total 1970 production of animal feed grains Corn Bailey Oats and Grain sorghum combined was estimated at 159 million tons Down 9 per cent from last year. Early prospects for an outstanding crop year in Many states failed to materialize with Coin hit hardest. Other crops were hampered by bad weather insect damage and Plant diseases and unfavourable Harvest season weather the Board said. Indiana scorn picture began to grow dim in the Early summer when Trace of the blight were found in scattered areas. Initial estimates hoping to exceed last years production noon vanished and by late summer Hopes were for a total yield at or near the 400-million Bushel Mark. However by september it became obvious that goal would not be reached As the disease became firmly entrenched in Many areas. Indiana a output of so it be is and wheat also fell Short of 1969 yields final soybean estimates for 1970 were 104.3 million bushels compared with 107 6 million in 1969 the yield Pei acre was 31 5 bushels. Hoosier wheat production was off 4 2 million bushels at 29.8 million Bushel for 1970. The crop repenting Board said total 1970 output of All crops was estimated at 18 per cent above the 1957-59 average and 3 per cent below last years record High figure. Inside. Women a news Page 8 sports. Page 5 features. Page 7 outside. Light Snow flurries this afternoon. Cloudy and colder with a Chance of Snow flurries tonight. Variable cloudiness and cold sunday. Temperatures falling today to a Low in the mid 20s by sunday morning. Highs sunday in the Low and mid 30s. Southerly winds shifting to northwesterly 10 to 20 m p h. Today i Minching late tonight. Precipitation probability 30 per cent today 20 tonight and 10 sunday. Area deaths funeral services for mrs. Maude Raab will he conducted from the Miller and sons i funeral Home. Mrs. Frances Schmaus died at the Clay count Hospital Friday evening. Details on Page 2 accepting army awards Given posthumously to her son private first lass Cary l. Rose 19, Brasil is mrs. Rose his Mother. The presentation of the Bronze Star medal Good conduct medal and combat infantryman badge were presented by right Deputy Post commander col. Cordon l. Gruber it. Harrison. Private Hirst class Rose was killed in the Republic of Vietnam on july 29, 1970, while serving with company a 1st butt lion. So i St infantry 101s/ airborne division

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