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Volume V JANUARY 1952 Number 1
AMONG OUR EMPOLYEES AND PENSIONERS
Chester Stoner first saw the light of day in Speed, Indiana on October 5, 1901. Chester completed his formal education at the Speed Grade School but he has continued to study his profession constantly. He began his employment at Speed in April, 1917 at the Bag House sorting sacks. In August of the same year he transferred to the Crusher Room where he remained for three years. He then spent one year as oiler in the Engine Room and one year as a Carliss engine operator before becoming a turbine operater. He spent his first sixteen years of operating on the night shift and in 1937 he moved to the day shift in 1937 he moved to the day shift where he remained until August, 1950, when he was promoted to power supervisor in which capacity he is now serving. Chester said "I do" to Miss Cleo Bailey June 3, 1927, and they have one child, William. They also have one grandchild, William Francis Stoner.
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Mr. Weber was [unreadable] County, Indiana on September 29, 1877. His family moved to Sellersburg in 1882, and he attended the Sellersburg grade School. He remained on the farm with his father until 1902 when he came to Speed. He Worked with the portland extra crew for a short time before being transferred to the Boiler Room where he worked for thirteen years. He was then transferred to the engine Room and he remained there as an operator until his retirement in 1942. Mr. Weber was married on October 1, 1900 to Hannah Elizabeth Hardy of Washington County, Indiana. They were blessed with seven children, Otto, of Speed, Russell, Henry and James of Sellersburg,
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With the price of meat so high you can't blame a guy....Glen Dougherty had three box traps set, was catching two or three rabbits a week. Lo and behold! Joe Blincoe moved next door to him. He hasn't caught a rabbit since. Glen said he didn't care so much about the rabbits but Joe was taking the apple he was using for bait....He just can't stay out of the doghouse. Dewey Fleming's water pipes froze up. He crawled under the house, soaked rags in kerosene, and lit them. The house became so smoky the family had to stand out in the cold to get fresh air. Alice moved him out again....Bob Wells is carrying a can opener in his Crosley now. He came to work the other day and being cool had rolled up the windows forgetting he had no handles on the inside. He drove around town for fifteen minutes to find someone to open the door for him..... The Machine shop crew took up a collection. They are buying Hadacol to keep on hand for John Hargesheimer on the days that he is acting as foreman....Travel information free! Charles Grosbach is a walking time-
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