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Brazil Daily Times (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Brazil, Indiana A consolidation of the Brazil daily times established in 1888 the Brazil daily news established in 1889 an _ Mamm the Brazil daily times weather Clearing colder tonight Low Zero. Fair tuesday High 20-25.volume 76. Number 18. Brazil Indiana monday dec. 2.1 1963. Six cents. Herman Koehler banker Farmer politician Dies another death brings coliseum blast toll to 73 Indianapolis up a the death of Glen e. Burtt 68, Indianapolis of injuries suffered halloween night in an explosion at the Indiana state Fairgrounds coliseum raised the blast toll to 73. Burtt whose wife remains a patient in St. Vincent a Hospital due to explosion injuries died saturday night. Nearly 400 persons were injured october 31 when an explosion ripped through grandstands seats providing a grim finale to the opening night of an ice show. Sixty two persons were killed outright. Herman c. Koehler Herman c. Koehler age 77, died at his residence. H r. 1. Centerpoint sunday morning. Or. Koehler was associated with his two sons Carl and Chris in farming operations. He revived As vice president of the first National Bank land was a member of its Board of directors for Over 40 years. He attended its Jact Board me4�?~�?~tg i in november. A 50-year member of the Cen j Lepoint i Ridge no. 597. Of amp am j or. Koehler served As master of the Lodge in 1913 and 1914 an was always Active in masonic circles. A talented musician or. Koehler played with the old shrine band and travelled with the hand to a number of cities id the United states. Active in politics he had served As county commissioner was a former member of the Clay county Hospital Board and also the county election canvassing committee. One of the founders of the artificial breeders assn., he had been its Only Secretary treasurer. He was a life Long member of the St. Johns Church at Stearleyville. Born North of Centerpoint in july 31, 1886. He was the son of christain and Catherine Backfisch Koheler and spent his entire life on the same farm. He was United in marriage in in 1929 to the former Ruth Reid who survives him along with the two sons and nine grandchildren. An aunt. Mrs. Barbara Norris of Oklahoma City also survives. The body was taken to the Rentschler funeral Home in Centerpoint where friends May Call any time. Services will be held at the funeral Home tuesday at 2 . The Rev. Clifford Scholey former pastor of St. Johns and Rev. Charles Eversman present pastor will officiate. Burial will be in St. Johns cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Clyde Brown John Randolph. Wayne Dierdorf. Robert sinders w Ayne steal Ley and Robert Stoelting. Honorary pallbearers will be John Boten Karl Raab Ross lancet Charles Ross John Riddell. Charles Eder. Finches Fig Leaf Hekl Hempstead England it up it a a controversial Fig Leaf ordered placed on the Bronze statue of a naked discus thrower Here by City officials was stolen sunday. William Hale retired Clay worker Dies s6ofrfrit<f"d Cut thu William t. Hale. 63 years old. Of 520 West Jackson a Veteran of world War 11 and an Ark tex employee for several years died at 7 15 of clock saturday evening a it the veterans Hospital in Indianapolis. In failing health for nearly live months he had last work d on August 23. He had been under treatment a the 1 local Hospital for 34 Days before entering the veterans Hospital on nov. 27. A son of Levi and Sally Jacobs Hale he was born on March 7, 1900. At Olive Hill. Kentucky but the family located in Brazil during his youth and he had spent most of his life in this Vicinity. Employed in the hand shape department at Ark tex Plant no. 3 until his recent illness he w As a member of local no. 537 of the United Brick so Clay workers of America and was highly regarded by All w to j knew him. Surviving Are his wife Rose his Mother. Mrs. Sally Copley of j Newcastle a daughter mrs Delmar Odetta Gallatin of in-1 Diana Polis his step Mother mrs. Victoria Hale of Brazil three step children. Max and Robert harmless and Mary Margaret Bledsoe All of Brazil and two granddaughters. Funeral services will be conducted at the Lawson Chapel at 2 0 of clock tuesday afternoon by the Rev. John Eastburn pastor of the Pilgrim holiness Church. Interment will be in cottage Hill cemetery. Friends May Call at the funeral Home at any time. Winter is Here officially now its Winter now but tempera Tures today Are moderate compared with the subzero Marks of the last week of autumn. Winter officially arrived at 9 02 . Sunday after subzero overnight temperatures Here. Snow fell Here this morning on top of the covering of White which had been on the ground for several Days. A White Christmas is assured for this area. Temperatures this morning throughout the state were above Zero. Low Mark in the state sunday morning was 13 below at Greensburg. It was 12 below at Lafayette and six below at Indianapolis. The Mercury Rose to the mid-20s during sunday afternoon Here. High Marks tuesday Are also expected to be in the mid 20s. The five Day forecast Calls tor temperatures five to 10 degrees below Normal. Calvin Vitz president of bus key club Calvin Vitz has been installed As the new president of the Brazil High school key club. Other 1964 officers Are Curtis Kumpf Secretary and James Casassa. Treasurer. New members inducted into the club were Don Taylor Don Ottolini Steve Hillman Max Deeter Bill Lynch Steve White sell. Bob Oliveira Denny Lawson Gerry Pullum and Phil Ireland. The new officers were installed and the new members were inducted by Wayne Parker. John j. Thomas a local attorney w As the guest speaker during the program. He was introduced by Rick Wyndham who was program chairman. Thomas spoke about citizenship. H e stressed the importance of education Church affiliation Good behaviour High morals and Protection of character i Many Brazil teachers were guests at the program. Several mothers and fathers were present. Too. Members of the kiwanis club present were Orval i Swearingen chairman of the key club Marion w. Coplen Russell Lehner and Thomas Price. The key club which is Spont sorted by the kiwanis club has projects such As decorating store. Windows shovelling Snow Etc. The key club has a wrecked car on display at the West Entrance of Brazil to remind Drivers to drive safely. The key club had a bake Sale at the Riddell National Bank saturday. Little girl asks Santa to look at her new gloves 600 passengers in greek ship disaster saved Rescue efforts go on 400 aboard cruise liner still missing at sea Gibraltar up a a an air sea Rescue Armada fought today to save the More than 1.000 passengers and crewmen of the greek Eulse liner . Ablaze and ripped by explosions 500 Miles off the coast of Africa. The coastal radio service at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary islands reported that by noon 7 . St More than 900 survivors had been rescued from the Christmas cruise ship. Today s chuckle in this year of decision the world is watching America. America is watching television. She a Prole a of her new gloves a a Ixion at my new gloves this pretty Little girl said sunday morning As she showed Santa Claus the new gloves she received through the Brazil Junior chamber of Commerce a clothe a child project. She was one of about 50 Clay county youngsters who were outfitted in new clothes. The Jaycees spent More than $1,000 on the children. After the youngsters were outfitted in the new clothes at Brazil stores they were taken to the Brazil elks club Cifor hot chocolate and cookies. They were entertained by a Clown and then were Given toys by Santa Claus. It times photo Christmas display at Evans Home attracts Clay count ians r. L. Mccullough suffers fatal heart attack done to miss display fast of Many a Lay count ians and other hoosiers have been driving by the residence of or and mrs. Harry c. Evans to see their a a homemade Christmas display. They spent about a year making the display which is och rated by a Small electric motor. Practically every part of the display moves. The display includes a moving Ferris wheel a band with 19 moving characters a galloping Reindeer and Sleigh a bicycle with a Clown on it and Many More moving characters. The display fills the entire front Yard of the Evans Home. The Evans House can be reached from Brazil by going South on ind 59 to Lloyd s Market at Billville. The Evans Home is located 2 a Miles East of Lloyd s Market on the Billville Road or. And mrs. Evans report that Many cais pass by their House every night they will keep their display up until al it out Jan it. Larry Wayne Hadley left son of or and mrs Bruce Hadley is shown talking to or. And mrs. Evans alter his lash a took him out to see the display. Ralph l. Mccullough. 62, Well 1 know n resident of Clay City died at his residence at 10 of clock saturday night follow my a heart attack he had been in failing health for a year and had just returned Home from the Hospital j on thursday. Born oct. 22. 1901, in Harrison township. Clay county he was a son of Lee Mccullough and j May Smith Mccullough. He was a retired Miner he i had been employed at the Bonny Brook mine East of Clay City for several years. After his retire ment he served As a substitute 1 City mail Carrier in Clay City and at one time w As owner of a trucking company. He had resided in Clay City since 1917. Surviving Are the widow Opal v. One daughter. Mrs. Sharon Fulk of r r 4. Terre haute tone sister mrs. Clara Neese of Long Beach Calif one brother Kenneth Mccullough of therm Opolis Wye a a and two grand children the body was taken to the j Schoppenhorst funeral Home in Clay City where friends Ray Call any time. J services will be conducted at the funeral Home at 2 o clock tuesday afternoon with the Rev. In l. Hossman minister of the first Brethren Church of Clay j City officiating interment will be in the Maple Grove Ceme i Tery near Clay City. 18 of French freighter Crew Are rescued port Atje basques fld. Chi a eighteen seamen from the storm swamped French freighter Douala were rescued from two lifeboats sunday after surviving 30 Horn adrift in the icy Atlantic. Eleven other seamen died after the Douala flooded and Sank saturday when High winds and Waves up to 75 feet caved in its hatches. The survivors suffering from frostbite and exposure were hospitalized a 15 at this tiny Newfoundland fishing Village and three in the French owned Island of St. Pierre to the 1 South. In All 23 men were picked up from the lifeboats but four died from the effect Quot of the cruel ordeal at sea the Adou alas Captain Michal Labbe. 40. Died aboard a Canadian Rescue ship. The Canadian coast guard j ship sir Humphrey Gilbert picked up 16 men including j Labbe from one of the two boats. The Gilbert took the 15 who lived to a tiny one doctor Hospital Here. The French freighter Langlade found three men alive in the second Lifeboat and took continued on Page nine this left More than 400 persons unaccounted for among the 651 passengers and 385 Crew members. The passengers were mostly British but included three americans there were also about 36 children aboard according to the ships London agents ormos shipping co a British Royal air Force plane reported at mid morning that about 100 passengers were still aboard the damaged 20 314-ton ship which signalled it was in distress sunday night Raf plane reports an Raf reconnaissance plane hireling the area reported a Many survives. Lifeboat Are being picked up by so tit. There Are approximately 100 left on Board the a . Air Force pilots flew Over the area in air sea Rescue planes like those used for stand continued on Page Ninel Brazil Trust co. Annual Christmas party enjoyed the Brazil Trust co. Entertained its employees directors i their wives and husbands at the j annual Christmas dinner and 1 party in the Blue room of the Blue Bonnet wednesday at 6 30p.m. The tables were beautifully decorated with greenery White Reindeer and Christmas candles. Personal gifts were presented As i Well As gifts from the company to All the employees. Attorney and mrs John j. Thomas guests of the Brazil j Trust co presented slides of their tour to Alaska y pc a a Ltd a a a it a a a a Ltd Ltd a a a a a a a a a a Ltd a a v Iii sinks kit uni greetings to 11 Iii in today today s edition of the Brazil daily times is a veritable Christmas card bringing As it Dors greetings from several scores of business and professional people who use this medium for conveying their sincere Best wishes to their customers blends Ami the people generally in this area. Like the poet Whittier these people and arms urge you to a sit with me by the Homestead Hearth and stretch the hands of memory Forth to warm them at the Wood fire s Blaze relax in an easy chair under a Good Light and let your mind wander Back through the year. The warm fire the pipe and slippers the Puppy at your feet with mom and the children placing the last presents under the tree unfold your times tonight read and enjoy every greeting it contains. These merchants manufacturers business and professional persons can t Call on you personally. They can t come out tonight and sing carols in front of your House they can t Send you individual greeting cards. So they Taka this Means of just saying a merry Christmas a to All of you each passing year brings to us a deeper appreciation of the pleasant associations and Loyal friendships acquired in the course of business. This has been a very Good year for Hie most of us so at this Holiday time it is a pleasure to extend to you All the cordial season s greetings and sincerest wishes for your health happiness and Prosperity Dur Ying the coming year in addition to the sentiment enjoy the artistry of the composition and make up that our print ers have put into these cards. If you have a Soldier boy afar or a former Clay count Ian now far away Roll up the a paper and Send it on As your own greeting _ _. Tern the car mgt a a #

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