Albert Collier 1953

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Albert Collier 1953 - ^Former Monico Man Is Killed_ Indian Woman...
^Former Monico Man Is Killed_ Indian Woman Passenger Dies Hospital Later Albert .E. (Al) Collier, 46, of Green Bay, a former well known resident of Monico, was killed outright when his car collided with truck on a county trunk Toad Collier of Monico; two brothers, Festus Collier of Neenah and John Collier of Monico; three sisters, Mrs. David (Alpha) DeHart and Mrs. Elmer (Mary) Schultz, both of Monico, and Mrs. Earl (Amanda) Nehls of Rhinelander. Funeral services will b<* held a1 2 p. m. Friday in the Carlson Funeral Home here, 'with Dr. W. H Wiese officiating. Burial will follow ! in Forest Home Cemetery. The body will be in the funera home from late Thursday afternoon until the time of the ser vices Friday. The casket will be in Forest County late Tuesday af- c i ose( j' ternodn, and one of the two Indian won] who were passengers in his i ^-died in a, Laona hospital early this morning, the Forest County sheriffs offic»?°i3§idv;>tpdQy? Collier's , car struck a*- cheese company truck, driven by the son of the owner, Marvin Schreiber, with such force that the top was sheared off his 1953 Chevrolet coach and the platform and dual rear wheels of the truck were torn off the chassis. Forest County officers said Collier was practically decapitated. Clara Williams, about 30, died in the Laona hospital at 2 a. m. today, without regaining consciousness. The other woman, Rose Beamis, j David Greenglass, in the federal 20, was reported in good condition' penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pa. McCarthy Geh _- ' • '-S-V.V>t:-.-*> ••-••• "• — *§"• ,.-•--«••— ; yv«r*«4 Okeh to Question Imprisoned Spy WASHINGTON UP)—Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis) said today the Justice De»artment has agreed to let him question the confessed atomic spy, in the same hospital. The nature Greenglass is the man whose of her injuries was not reported, testimony helped to send his •sis- According to the truck driver, he ter, Ethel Rosenberg, and her hus- saw the Collier car coming around* band Julius to the electric chair a curve and pulled the front of his truck off the blacktop surface as far as possible. The ca*r>th"us struck the front of the .platform just behind the cab. The truck driver was not hurt. Held Negligent. A coroner's jury, impaneled at the scene, returned a verdict holding Collier negligent in the mishap. The truck driver was absolved of blame, according to Undersher- iff Iner Osgood. The mishap occurred on County Trunk C about five miles east of Soperton at 4 p. m. Collier's body ' was taken to the Boyle Funeral Home at Wabeno. • Born March 19, 1907, in Crandon, Collier moved to Monico with his parents when he was five years of age. He was married to Delia Kayhart in Dubuque, la., Dec. 2, 1941. He enlisted in the Army May 11, 1942, and was discharged March 23, 1944, after serving in Europe with Headquarters, 3032nd Engineer General Service Regiment. Before he entered service he was employed as a brakeman by the Soo Line railroad and then the - Chicago and North Western rail- voad He returned to the C. & N. w. employment after his military experience and was employed out of Green Bay. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen lodge No. 191 of Mil- ast summer as spies. He is serv- ng a 15-year sentence for espio- iage. McCarthy had asked permission o question him in connection with a new investigation of what he has :alled security leaks at the Army lignal Corps' Ft. Monmouth, N. J., adar laboratories. McCarthy contends he has evi- lence that a spy ring headed by Rosenberg was able some years ago to extract secret documents rom the laboratories "almost a' will" and that some of the documents are now in Communist East-. ern Germany. The Army said it cnows of no unauthorized documents in Red hands there. McCarthy, after an inspection rip to Ft. Monmouth Tuesday said le was "very, very favorably im pressed by the very aggressive steps" taken to improve security .here. McCarthy said 12 persons had seen suspended as a result of th security investigation but Secre tary of the Army Robert T. Stev ens, who accompanied the senator interposed, "That figure is too low." McCarthy said a closed hearing waukee. Funeral Here Friday. 'Surviving, besides his widow Delia are three sons, Roland Thomas and Stewart, and one daughter, Sharon, all at home; his 86-year-old mother, Mrs. Nancy would be held Thursday^ at Fort Monmouth and another the following day in New York. McCarthy said that after the hearing Friday he will leave for Milwaukee, to attend Saturday's homecoming program at Marquette University, and set out on speech making trip. He said he to deliver addresses in Chicago Oct. 28; Phoenix, Ariz., Oct. Tucson, Ariz., Oct. 30 and Monroe, Wis., Nov. 2. \

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 21 Oct 1953, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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