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Brazil Daily Times (Newspaper) - July 2, 1955, Brazil, Indiana A Consol Ida mob of the Brazil daily times established 1888. The Brazil daily Newn established 1889. Brazil weather partly Cloudy warm and humid with occasional showers tonight and sunday. Volume 67. Number 178.Brazil, Indiana saturday july 2,1955. Live cents. Public meeting set to discuss Hospital growth pay Rise Factor in upping steel Vrr 3 m _ a my a a he ,i� mount As local police Holiday Highway deaths . Gives spy work to germans plans to relieve overcrowded con j editions at the Clay county Hospi i Tai will be discussed at 8 p. In. I wednesday at a Public meeting in Meroy nurses Home. The meeting has been arranged i by the Hospital Board of trustees j no several interested citizens Bonn West Germany a a the mostly representatives of civic or United states will give up control a animations. Of the most powerful spy service a preliminary meeting was held i in West Germany next week a earlier when it was decided to have High German official said today. It a second discussion session. J is the International network head we Hope to have members of the de by former it. Gen. Reinhold Clay county Board of commission Gehlen. Ers and county Council at the meeting. David Mace chairman of the this organization with thousands of agents on its payroll will ill. I to in maw Vieau a in a a Hospital Board said. Action of be taker it Over by the West Ger these two groups will be involved in Man government As a part of my Hospital expansion requiring j Chancellor Konrad Adenauer a of levying of taxes to finance the fice the informant said. It will work according to Robert Neal serve As West Germany a counter Hospital Board attorney. Part of the u. S. S Central Intilli need for expanding the Hospital a a g it nce Agency Ciaber capacity is indicated in stalls Gehlen who was chief of hitlers tics compiled by miss Helen i intelligence service on the russian Broughton Hospital superintendent. Front during world War ii has the Hospital was built As a 37-bed been spending six million dollars of institution but As the patient de american funds yearly on his anti Mand grew larger private rooms soviet espionage were made into double rooms in to has been the target of Al teasing the capacity As Many As most continuous vitriolic abuse 70 Beds at times. But this makes from a be communist press and a for extremely overcrowded Condilis by have charged him with t s sending spies into East Germany a miss Broughton also Points out to commit sabotage and gather initial the Hospital patient census has Formalin to undermine the East increased from 820 in 1940 to 2,825 zones red regime. In 1954. Boosting the daily average a quiet Man with , receding from 24 to i bar and Ai 8e brie get of Gehlen expansion of the Hospital s facilities have been planned for some time. Two years ago a cumulative works 14 hours a Day. He has worked for the United states since 1946, a year after he surrendered unit. I Stu j Ca i a aft w vuu.u>��. Building fund of two cents per $100 i to u. S. Troops at the close of world assessed evaluation was put in of War la. Fec j a Zug to Date this fund has raised $97, Brazil Lodge no. 264 mud y ii a Al of to celebrate annual when the fund ends will have netted Only some $320,000. This would he Only half of what is needed if the Hospital expands 4th of july event All master masons Are invited to. ,. Attend the annual 4th of july break its present bed capacity by 50 Beds i j fast and master Mason degree on an increase now considered desirable Mace said. The National average Cost per room in Hospital construction today is $17,000. To expand the Hospital by 50 Beds this would indicate a Tost of $850,000 and possibly a million dollars. Jas sponsored j is event for Many the Only method now open to the. Years and urges master masons a a. 4-. A Al i a Snori the morning of july 4th at 5 30. Lodge will he opened at 5 30 on the m. M. Degree with breakfast at 6 30 and Rockville Lodge will Confer the second Section of tile degree at 7 30. Brazil Lodge no. 264, f. Amp a. M. County to finance this huge expend dilute in addition to the cumulative building fund is an additional tax Levy. This Levy would pay for Bonds sold to finance he construction Orgei to come out and help celebrate this memorable occasion. Former Justice 95, Dies Greensburg ind. #1�?david Mou in i Hill 11% a and the present bonding Power of Albert Myers former Indiana us the county is Only slightly in sex preme court judge and once chair Cess of a half million dollars. Bond Man of the Indiana alcoholic moving Power is two per cent of the Eviage commission died Here Fri Oil Linued on Page Kite Day at 95. I m an honest judge responsibility of marriage wife subs for Hubby in jail Pittsburgh apr u. S. Steel corp., Wuch granted an average 15 cent an hour wage boost to its employees to Avert a nationwide steel strike is boosting prices about $7.50 a ton. Big steels action came shortly after it ended the shortest walkout in the Industry a history in a Compromise agreement with the Cio j United steelworkers. Within a few hours after the 12-hour strike in amp de Friday All of the j Industry so big six had followed the Leader or agreeing to the pay j boost. Bethlehem steel corp. Ref Vic Jones amp Laughlin Youngstown Sheet amp tube and Inland steel. The companies indicated they too will follow big steel in making up prices. As a consequence Consumers soon will pay More for the countless products made from steel. Clifford f. Hood . Steel president said the 5.8 per cent hike a which will put a $132.50 Price tag on a ton of Basic Carbon steel a Wasny to entirely the result of the wage increase. Hood said other factors Are involved such As increased taxes and new construction. While jubilant steelworkers were returning to the Mills Union offi i vials stood by to get More contract signatures. They indicated they would have no rouble with any of the 96 companies the Industry which employ 600, us dues payers. Pittsburgh steel was among the companies which agreed to the new pact Friday night. A there was an air of urgency to sign. None of the companies seemed to want r. Moment wasted in their efforts to get their Mills glowing again. Profits have been High this year colors Are rolling in Aud almost everyone predicts record i production through at least he remainder of 1955. That was one reason perhaps Why the strike was the shortest in the Industry a history. As the Midnight thursday strike deadline approached us president David j. Mcdonald and vice president John a. Stephens of . Steel were so close to agreement that Mcdonald declared the dispute was almost settled. As negotiations resumed Friday it took just a Short time to get the final details ironed Cut. Mcdonald had asked for a a a substantial wage boost for the men who averaged $2.33 an hour. He flatly turned Down a to cent an hour wage hike. The Union winding up with an increase of slightly More than 15 cents an hour got a contract from . Steel which provides a Flat jul j cent and hour increase with the highest paid men to get a 27 cent an hour hike. The contracts with other companies Are similar. Some workers rushed Hack to the Mills within an hour after big steel announced it had signed the i i contract. La usually takes 48 hours from i the tune furnaces Are heated to get them in full production. Crackdown on violators Uncle John Hendrix Home to be remodeler 5 new traffic Laws in effect let it traffic fatalities on Indiana highways mounted rapidly today within a few hours after the Start of the i Long Holiday week end. The total had reached six Early j this morning in the state and across the nation the grim total i was More than 30. Indianapolis ind. A num j in Clay county tw0 accidents Ber of new traffic safety Laws pass-1 were reported in which no one was de by the 1955 general Assembly injured but arrest of two Drivers Are now in effect following their followed. This was in keeping with promulgation by gov. George a earlier pm lice warnings of a crack Craig june 30th 1 Down on traffic violations in an the state office of traffic safety j Effort to help keep death off Clay announced that the enforcement of i Oun a Highway. First arrested was William Mann these Laws would begin at once and urged motorists to learn and of 51, Brazil on a charge of driving serve them. Included in the new i under the influence of intoxicants. Traffic Laws Are 1. Slow driving Law which prohibits driving at such slow speeds As to impede the Normal flow of traffic except when reduced Speed is necessary for safety or in Eom Ilia acc with Law. 2. Provides that vehicles proceeding at less than Nomal Speed i shall drive on the right Lane of he was arrested late last night by Brazil police after it is reported the Auto he was driving struck a parked vehicle on s. Leavitt St. He was to be arraigned in Clay circuit court this morning. Also arrested was Roy a. Kolli son 53, of it. 4, Worthington for making an improper turn a charge made by sheriff Bill Downing. The old Brick House located on the Hill at National Avenue and depot streets looks like this now. But soon it will be changed. Having no use for the second floor which takes heat the v. F. W. Which now occupies the place has decided to Cut it Down to one Story. Whatever improvements to be made will be Over the basement addition at the rear. Here John Hendrix lived in the Days of the stage coach and Prairie schooners and of teams that passed by Westward bound on the National Road. The Lendrix established the first Industry in Brazil a Wagon plow factory. Much of the City is Laid out Over the Hendrix original holdings. Traffic except when passing or pre-1 Downing said Rollison made a left paring for a left turn. Turn rom the r�?~8ht hand Larue of 3. Requires All vehicles to drive j dual Laneri . 40 two Miles w est on the right hand Roadway of i j Brazil this morning video Highway s and that no vehicle j a property damage mishap re shall be driven Over or across the j sued. Driver of the second car Center strip of such highways sex was Howard c. Dull 39, fort i copt at a regular crossover or in Wayne. Downing said Rollison Ter Section. 4. Provides that Stop or turn signals May be Given either by hand and signal or by me would be tried in Justice of the peace court. Damage was estimated at $400. A Cincinnati Man and his wife downstate Bank High school boy kale Straub robbers sought shot in Chicago Dies today teen age Battle Indianapolis Ipp an Indian a Polis Mother taken from her Home and jailed by a town marshal and Constable action on orders of a Justice of the peace said Friday she was a humiliated and embarrassed a by her experience. A i was Only doing my duty a said 61 year old Ingalls Justice of the peace Harley Chappell. Mrs Marjorie Foley 31 year old Kotlier of two children was taken from her Home and jailed thursday night by the Ingalls town marshal and an Ingalls Constable accompanied by it. I tee of the mat no county Sherif a office she was jailed on charges of issuing a fraudulent Check and contempt of court this was the Story mrs. Foley husband Robert a month ago Paul a speeding Fine Iii Chappell court with a Check for $15.75 the Check was returned for a asked Why mrs. Foley was arrested for her husband s offence Chappell replied a i had that woman arrested because she signed a Check when there vips insufficient funds in her a Youny and i cited her for con tempt because i got no answer to two let Lei s i sent Foley asking him to take care of the matter. A i figure when a couple is married she s As responsible As her Man is for what he mrs. Foley does t share that View. A i Don t read my husbands mail a a she said. What he gets in the mail is his business a furthermore she produced a Money older stub showing she had sent payment in full to Chappell last tuesday. The Justice of the peace had t received the draft when he issued the warrant but found it in his mail Box Friday evening. Mrs Foley said she was not told Bhe could have an Toniey and not asked How she pleaded. A i explained the procedure to her and Gooud her guilty. I was so aggravated by All the Tass i guess i forgot to Tell her she could have a lawyer ii she wanted one and there Ain t no reason for a prose Tutor to be Here i m a and i honest judge a a happen maintained. Asked whether he con Aidt i de Cor reef Legal procedure Chappell replied a i wanted to do the Holiday slows business ail Public offices Banks and most business firms of Clay county will not be open monday in Observance of Independence Day. Too there will be no edition of the times that Day As the newspapers employees join in with other Tili ens of the county to celebrate the Holiday. Also beginning today the limes office will close at i . Each saturday. Ohio go on salary Columbus Ohio apr Ohio a justices of the peace will be operating on the fee system for Only 90 More Days. One of the 39 Bills signed into Law Friday by gov. Frank j. Lausche takes some 1,350 Squires off the Long debated fee system. I 21, drowns in pit fort Wayne into up Jack Patton 21 year old Soldier on fur Lough drowned Friday while swimming in a gravel pit ten Miles West of Here. He was the son ofor arid mis. Don j. Patton of i Pou Noke in Huntington county. Jeffersonville ind. P a state police today sought to o masked gunmen who scooped $12,-300�?including $1,500 in dimes into a Henryville Branch Bank a waste Basket Friday and fled eastward out of town with their loot. State police found their car abandoned later on a county Road five Miles East of Henryville. They identified the car As one stolen at Clarksville and said the two robbers apparently had joined an accomplice and continued their flight. Mrs. Edith Koopman assistant cashier in the Branch of the new Washington state Bank said two men wearing Blue jeans and railroaders Caps entered the Bank shortly before 2 p. In. Displaying revolvers they forced four employees arid three other persons to lie on the floor while mrs. Koopman was ordered to put the Cash in the Metal waste Basket. The same Bank was burglarized sept. 4, 1951, by Arthur j. Akers 40, an Odd jobs Man. Aker now serving a three year prison term for the $22, xxx burglary said he went to the Hank to Quot straighten out a bad Check and took the Cash when be found All employees had gone out for lunch. He was caught three Days later. Liberals Back new Italy chief Rome a Antonio Segni won the support of the Liberal party for a Center coalition government today virtually assuring him Success in forming a new Cabinet. The liberals hardest holdouts to a Segni Cabinet announced after conferring with the 64 year old Christian Democrat that they be Bevel a Center government a necessary to the interests of the a tonight Segni is expected to report to president Giovanni Gron Chi whether he can organize a Cabinet with the liberals hacking he is expected to say yes. Other members of the coalition which kept Premier Mario Scelba in office for 16 months until his forced resignation june 22 have i indicated they would go along with i Segni. Chicago tfx a 17-year-old High j school senior was shot to death i Friday night in a teen age gang Battle and police said a 14-year-old High school freshman related he fired the shot accidentally when he got excited. Kenneth Sloboda. 17, was Cut Down by a Shotgun blast fired from one of three automobiles containing some 15 teen agers. He died from Chest wounds in a doctors office a few minutes later. The three autos sped away with their occupants after the shooting. Some six hours later police seized Clement a a cookies mat is who they said related he fired his father s Shotgun from the car in which he sat. Police it. Edward o Malley said the shooting followed an earlier clash Between rival gangs on the South Side Friday night in which one gang member was beaten with a wrench. Of Malley pieced together this account three youths were standing in front of a hamburger restaurant i when Sleboda w to had been work a my As a Hun wrapper in a neigh in Hood bakery joined them. Three automobiles roared up and squealed to a Stop. One youth leaped out with a wrench and struck Robert Riband in the ribs i shouting a a we re ready for you a a shot gun blast from one of the i ears felled Sleboda and the cars roared away. Police soon rounded up several youths who admitted Riding in the cars Aud Macis one of five Brothers was seized later. Macis a freshman at Tilden tech High school was held w Bhoot charge. Sleboda was a senior at de la Salle High school and de scribed As a Good student. The dead boy s Mother mrs Bruno a Luxia sobbed that a the never had an about the same time As Sleboda i f was shot three other youths were stabbed in a knife fight at the main Gate of Riverview Park on the North Side in a separate Ines Dent. Mrs Kate Straub 77, formerly of the Cory Community died at 6 40 . Today in the Clay county Hospital where she had been a patient the past month. She had been ill for two years. Mrs. Straub was born in Kentucky the daughter of Joseph and Eliza Summers Knust. She has resided most of her life in Clay county. Mrs. Straub was a member of the new Hope Baptist Church. She and Ber husband John have resided in Harrisburg ii for two years. Surviving Are the husband a son Berlin of Harrisburg a daughter mrs. Hah Miller of Brazil a brother John Knust of Cory 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Rentschler funeral Home in Cen Tor Point. Mrs. Ruth e. Flack services sunday memorial rites for mrs. Ruth e. Flack 80, widely known seamstress of Harmony and Terre haute who died Early yesterday morning will be held at the Lawson amp son funeral Home at 2 30 o clock sunday afternoon. The Rev. Fred l. Brooks will officiate and burial will be in cottage Hill cemetery. Friends May Call at the fungi Al Home at any time. Serving As casket bearers will he Ralph Mussier Willard Cagle Albert Mathis Robert Parsons Jamse Pell and Reggie Mccullough. Mercury hits 90 temperatures Here today were upholding the Weatherman forecast of a hot and muggy Independence Day Holiday weekend. Al la . Today the official Reading was 90 degrees Engineer Joe Stunkard reported front the water works weather station. And the Mercury probably will climb to 92 today stuck it Aid said. Yesterday s High Here was so. Low last night was 64. Vision of their car and a truck at the intersection of ind. 13 and . 33 it Ujj it 15 Miles so a theist of or Affiche. The it Fead a a Ltd Fly she a maker. 27. And his wife Ina 25. State police reported the Shew makers were killed instantly a it Hen their car hit the truck driven by Vern Abel it. 5, fort Wayne. The truck was overturned. Abel was taken to a Goshen Hospital and a reported in condition. Unlit inned tin i age i Ive Chancial turn signal device. Re-1 were killed Early today in the inquires mechanical turn signal device All Large vehicles where the distance from the steering to the left outside limit of the body or Load exceeds 24 inches or when Hie distance to the rear of tin body or Load is Over 14 feet. I 5. Changes old hand signal Law and provides a. Left hand hand and extended horizontally. B. Right turn hand and extended upward. C. Stop or decrease Speed hand and extended downward. Another important new Law which is already in effect requires that a Driver must dim his headlights when following another vehicle within 200 feet except when overtaking and passing. J l. Lingo state traffic safety director commended the 1955 leg i Slature for enacting traffic Laws that conform to the nationally recommended uniform traffic code. He pointed out that Indiana now has substantially the same traffic Laws As most of the other states. A last year 21 per cent of our tray i Fie crashes involved out of state 1 Drivers. Since Indiana is the Crossroads of american for traffic movement greater uniformity of Laws Jean do much to promote More orderly traffic eliminate confusion and prevent accidents a Lingo said. Hot Driver cools off in court today for using his fists at an Accident scene june 17, Grover c. Osborn a Terre haute labor official today was to be arraigned in Clay circuit court on a charge of assault and Battery. Ile was arrested by Sherif Bill Downing on a complaint made by Daniel in Ely a civil aeronautics authority employee at Hillman Field Terre haute it is reported that after autos driven by the two men collided Osborn smashed Ely in the face. Eight stitches were required close the wound in Ely a jaw. Prosecutor John j Thomas said Osborn would plead guilty and that a Fine of $1 and costs would be recommended. Mary Rea of Clay City Dies mrs. Mary Martha Rea 59. Of Clay City died Al 1 20 . Today in the Clay county Hospital. She had been in failing health the past two years. Mrs. Ria was born get 4. 1895, in Harrison township the daughter of John and Julia Harrison Steiner. She wat an Active member of St. Peters reformed Church near Clay City. Surviving Are the husband frat a brother. Herman Steiner of Center Point she was preceded in death by three sifters. The body was taken to the Schoppenhorst funeral Home where friends May Call after noon sunday. Kites will be held at 2 p. In. St tuesday at St. Peter s reformed Church. Burial will i in reformed cemetery. Ethel Todd Martin among injured in train derailment marriage licenses four new marriage License Watseka Iii. Up a a passenger train left the tracks North of Watseka Friday killing a trainman and injuring 48 persons. Killed in the derailment was Wil to Ham Dick about 50, of Evansville ind., the cond Victor among the injured was a former Brazil woman mrs. Ethel Todd Martin of Chicago. She suffered a fractured shoulder and numerous bruises. Mrs. Martin was in route to Danville he. To visit a brother on file today in the office of county Oscar Todd also c Lerk Stanley Palm. They wit issued to Harry Grigsby it. I Brazil and Betty Jane Gul Tor Bra Zil Audie Lidgerwood jr., by. I Clay City and Anna Maxine Yards Brazil Victor l. Elkin it. 4, Brazil and Elsie Marie Jeffers Cory and to Elvin Featherston Terre haute and Florence target Brazil. A former Brazil is a patient in resident. She now a Danville Hospital there were to passengers aboard the three coach Chicago and Eastern Illinois h dread to Yin. Forty one passengers and three crewmen were Given medical attention and released. Four others were hospitalized with minor injuries

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