Letter to the Editor

Further information from 1947

Sunday, January 22, 2012

To the Editor:

Greetings from the Weddles.

Here is some more information about Brazil, Ind., 1947.

Alabama School, 615 N. Alabama St., Beulah K. Smith -- Principal;

B-29 Restaurant (Oscar and Mrs. Clara Miller), owners, 557 E. National;

Martin and Virginia Booe Sawmill Operators -- Clay City;

Brazil Daily Times (Jas A. Raper and Geo H. James), 119 E. National;

Brinson Restaurant, 531 E. National, Russell and Erza Brinson owners; five years later Brinsons was leased by Marvin Weddle for a short time and the name was changed to Dude's Diner.

Central Management Co., George Lawson, owner, N. Walnut St., Brazil;

Central Smoke House -- Billiards, 12 E. National, Jess Yant and Tony Spugnardi owners;

Central Taxi Service, George Lawson -- owner, N. Walnut St;

Betty J. Chadwick bookkeeper, Brazil Daily Times;

City Cab Co. -- 6 N. Walnut St. -- Clarence Mohr and Wm. H. Michael owners;

Stanley Cooper and Mary E. MGR. Citizens Theater Co. Res. N. Walnut St., Brazil;

Cottage Hill Cemetery, W. State Road 340;

Cottage Hill Greenhouse State Road 340 W. (Louis Schultz) MGR.;

Court House -- Sam Lynch -- Janitor, Ray G. McHargue, Agricultural Agent, third floor;

Sheriff, Hubert Wells, Clay County Jail, 120 S. Alabama;

Chester Cox Jr. Lab, Hydraulic Press Brick, 736 N. Vandalia;

Craig and Craig Law Office, Davis Trust Bldg. W. National, Bernard and George Craig. George went on to become Governor in later years;

D-P Motor Sales, John Lawson MGR. Desoto and Plymouth Sales, Brazil;

D&R Print Shop, Printer and Office Supplies, Brazil;

Hotel, David Whoolery MGR. 34 E. National;

Ayer-McCarel Clay Co., Carbon;

Delta Theta Tau, 204 N. Walnut, Brazil;

Silver Star Restaurant, 617 E. National -- Brazil.

That's all for now. More next time.

Until next time, take care and be fair.

John Weddle,