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HAROLD J. .BURTON ARCHIVES A3SIST&JJ INDIANA STATE LIB iMDimpoLis, isoi ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895 AT POST OFFICE AT TIPTON, INDIANA VOLUME 69.. NUMBER 24 TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1944 7 CENTS PER COPY — 35 CENTS PER WEEK BANKER Bengals Outplay Tipton 26-14 To Knot Conference Outplaying the Blue Devils in every department of the game, Peru's Tigers last night threw the Central Indiana Conference race into a deadlock as coach Bob Larson's boys handed the Tipton club its first conference loss 26-14. Gayle Boraar, by far the best quarterback Tipton has faced this season, used perfect timing to keep the Satans constantly off balance, and the big Peru line turned back the majority of the Blue Devil efforts to penetrate it. Tipton had no alibis, for the game was young when, after turning back one Peru drive, speedy Jim Rumbaugh raced 74 yards on Tipton's third play with the ball and Lex Boyd .kicked the extra point to give the Satans a 7-0 lead. From then until the final minutes of the last quarter, Peru rPimed up 8 'itl down tne field almost at will, scoring in every quarter to pile up a 26-7 lead. As usual, Tipton lost the toss and Peru elected to - receive. The Tigers returned the kickoff from their own 14 to the 24, and after gains of 2 and 4 yards, Bomar hit Hentgen with a pass that netted 36 yards and put the ball in Tiptcn territory on the 44 yard line. The Tigers picked up two more first downs going to the 18. After gains of 4 yards by Bill Shuey and one 'by Bob Rockenbaugh, a pass failed and the Bengals elected to go for a field goal which was far wide of its target and Tipton took over on its own 20 yard line. Bill Moore, who was given- the bail only one time in the entire first half, picked. up six yards on Tipton's first play from scrimmage. Danny Croucj] was stopped at the line of scrim-; mage, but on the next play, on a third and four situation, Jim Rumbaugh broke loose through the right side of his line and seconds later was 74 yards down- field in touchdown territory Lex Boyd's placement was perfect and Tipton was in front 7-0. 'The clock showed 5:56 remaining in the first quarter at that point. After Peru took the kick from the "22 to the 35, Tipton braced for the plays, but on a third and nine to go situation, ' Bomar tossed another' pass, good .for 23 yards and Peru was on the Tipton 41. Another pass moved it to the Tipton 33, Rockenbaugh drove for 10 through the middle and a first down on the 23. Rockenibaugh and Shuey picked up three and six respective, and on a rollout that caught everyone nap ping, Bomar faked a handoff to season last week with a 6-0 rec- Rockenbaugh and .skirted the 1 ord wnile Washington and Roos- left end of Tipton's line for I4, evelt are 5-° in league play. •Previously unbeaten and un- taking the ball on their own 25 yard line and marched 75 yards for the game's final score. Crouch made gains of 4, 10 and 28, Moore picked up 1, 12 and 8, Rumbaugh 7 on a 4th and 5 situation and Boyd took a pass for 10 on that drive. With the ball only inches from the goal line, Harmon plunged over on a keeper. Boyd's kick was again good and the final score was 2S-14. 'Elwood, by downing Wabash 20-7 while Tipton was losing, moved into a first place tie with the Satans while Peru clung crown in case the Devils and Elwood both' lose their final games next IFriday. pa VOTE Pa Kokomo NCC Crown By BOB GATELY United Press International INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)— With Indiana's high school football season rapidly drawing to a close, two more conference championships were settled 'Friday night but some will go down to the wire. • Kokomo, ranked second behind South Bend St. Joseph's by the UPI board of -coaches, downed New Castle, 44-14, for its ninth victory of ithe season and the North Central Conference championship. And New Haven, led by Dave Shaw's three touchdowns, dumped Fort Wayne Elmhurst, 33-7, to wrap up .the Northeast Indiana Conference -crown, • But there was a real scramble for the title in the Northern Conference and things • were about as tight in the Northwest Conference. Elkhart' ranked third in the state, downed ninth-ranked LaPorte, 27-7, and seventh-ranked South Bend Washington beat city foe Central, 27-7, to tie for the Northern Conference lead. And South Bend Riley, ranked fifth, can make it a three-way tie by beating South Bend Adams tonight. Meet. Next Week In the Northwest Conference, East Chicago Washington kept its league record clean with a 20-0 win over Hammond Tech. Washington will wind up next week against city foe Roosevelt also unbeaten in conference play, and the winner of that game will share the conference crown with Gary Wallace. Wallace wound up its conference "HORATIO" 'THE LIVE pUCK, is the prize wnich Milt Honea, (eft, and Joe Schmith are trying to "duck" each week between now and Dec. 19, in the Tipton Kiwanis Club contest to raise scholarship funds for students of Tipton High: School. • The--RCA Color Television set. pictured at ihVbbtto 'tn of photo, will be given away by the Club' Dec. 19 to some lucky donor to the scholarship fund, just in time for a Merry Christmas. See story below. (TRIBUNE Photo-Engraving) yards and the touchdown. Dennis Hunt kicked the extra~point .that tied it up with 1:32 still left on the first quarter clock. The token of things to come came on the following kickoff when Harmon made a .nice 17- yard return only to loose the ball while tackled and Peru took over. The^ Tipton line braced, however and held for ;downs.' The Satans were unable to gain and Crouch punted to the Tigers who took over on their own 31 Twelve plays later the score was 13-7 with Rockenbaugh driving over from the one for the score. Hnut's kick was wide. After Rumbaugh returned the second half kick from the 22 to the 40, 'Moore .gained one yard. Crouch 'lost one and Harmon faded for a pass but was trapped on an arm tackle. Trying to get off the pass, Harmon tossed it behind him and Peru fell on it for a recovery on the Tipton 20 yard line. It took Peru just three plays to go over and Hunt's kick made it 20-7 with, the second half only 3:09 old. Tipton , tost the ball again when a fourth down pass was nowhere near its target, in the fourth quarter and Peru took over on the Tipton 27. Hentgen moved 14 yards on a pitchout and Shuey gained three to put the (ball on Tipton's 10. Lenny Tragesser got through to nail Bomar for an 8 yard loss but Hentgen Broke loose over the right side of his line and outraced Haley into the end zone for Peru'js\fia?lj^cpre., „.. . With the game hopelessly out of reach, Tipton then put up its only good 'showing of the night tied Terre Haute Schulte had to settle for a 7-7 tie.with Clinton but managed to hang onto a slim lead in the Western Conference standings. Terre Haute Gerstmeyer kept its conference hopes alive with a 33-0 win over West Vigo. Tenth-ranked Indianapolis Sacred Heart, the only other member of the state's top 10 to see action -Friday, rolled over city foe Chartrand, 46-19. While Schulte joined the list of teairis whose perfect records went down the drain this week, Madison Heights, Bloomington •University, Warsaw, Brookville and Merrillville remained unbeaten and untied. Madison Heights downed Fort Wayne South, 14-0; Bloomington University walloped Pike, 35-0; Brookville trounced Shelbyville, 46-19; Merrillville blanked Gary Edison, 22-0; and Warsaw shut out Concord, 41-0. Huntingburg dumped Corydon, 66-34, for its eighth straight after a season opening loss and John Blemker ran his state record scoring total for the season to 201 points with four touch downs and three extra points. He had help from Bill Prather who scored three touchdowns for the' winners.' . They weren't the night'.'? only big heroes Color T-V Set Prize in Local Kiwanis Contest T.H.S. graduates will be the beneficiary of a unique contest conducted by the Tipton Kiwanis Club and promoted by Ned Grayson. Seeking to raise scholarship funds for T.H.S. graduates, the Kiwanis Club is gping to give away a console model, R.C.At' color T-V set, shown in the photo above. All' proceeds go to the Kiwanis sponsored youth activities 'in the community with the major share for the scholarship fund. The 28-member club was divided into two teams, one captained by Joe Schmith, quarterback of Schmith's Scalpers, the other by Milt Honea, signal caller of Honea's Hawkers. Each team will make a weekly report of its income and the team disposing of the least tickets will have custody for the following week of the club's traveling trophy,' a live duck also pictured above named "Horatio". At the conclusion of the contest, the winning team will sit down to a steak supper paid for by the losers, while the losers have to^ sit at the same table and eat a "bean" dinner. From now until Dec. 19, when the television set will be presented to the winner in time for Christmas;, keep an eye ont on your daily travels to see if Horatio" is tied to the front porch post of Milt Honea, Joe Schmith. Hilton Hobbs, Mayor Rench, Dick Smith, Charles Edwards, Carol Utterback or one of the other members.. Donations of one dollar may be made to any of the Kiwanis members. ,' rra VOTE Truck Accident A- two-truck accident this morning at the corner of Dearborn and Conde Streets resulted in $200 damage to one -of the ve hides. Raymond Edward Plake, 20,' of 107 Maple St., backed into a truck dirven by Oliver Nash* 54, of 417 N. Main St., after stopping on Dearborn at the Ccnde street intersection. There was no damage to the vehicle driven >by Plake. Pa VOTE KB Car Demolished Everett La grand Morrify a former Tipton resident now living in Orestes, Ind„ received minor injury in an accident this morning at 9:40, which wrecked the 1W0 Automobile of his daugh ter -Phyllis Morris Deal, and caused property damageesti­ mated at $700 to gas line, Utility Leads Kokomo [pole, sign-posts, and shrubbery Rick Hutchins scored threefpear Elwood, when a part of touchdowns" to lead Kokomo, to the car's steering mechanism its win while-' Louie Lawson broke end-caused the vehicle to passed tor two touchdowns, ran,go off,the highway out of control.: State police, investigating the *ccident : reported Morris, 72 76819 £f age, did not have an op perator'i license: for anpttier and booted three ex­ tra'' poirfts"-in Gerstmeyer's win ovj*"We*t Vigo. ' (Con?1no*d Ml pafr t) Candidates The Tipton Tribune today i college and for 25 years operated presents brief biographical j her own beauty shop. sketches of the candidates seek-] ing election' or re-election next { Tuesday'on the Democratic platform. The background of these candidates, is presented impartially, as the Republican candi-j dates were introduced Friday, for'ihe' purpose of-informing, alii Voter? of their qualifications be- fpre.they enter the voting booths. Representative in Congress: J. Edward Roush received • his high school and Bachelor of Arts degree in Huntington, and has Bachelor of Laws degree from Indiana - University. After two years in the Indiana General Assembly he was four years County Prosecutor before being Mected to Congress in 1958. He was re-elected in 1960 and 1962. He is married to the former Pauline Borton and the couple have three sons and one daughter, the oldest two sons now students at Huntington High School. He is a member of the Huntington College Board of Trustees, the Huntington County and Indiana Bar Associations and the Kiwanis Club of that city. ' y . Judge of Circuit Court: Oliver D. Wheatley is seeking re-election. He was born in Jefferson Township and graduated from Kempton High School in 1527 prior to going to Indiana University Law School from which he graduated in 1937. He was admitted to the Bar Sept. 14, 1937 and is a member of the Indiana State 'Bar" Association. He is : married to the former Olive Davis and is a .member of the Kemp Methodist Church as well as the Tipton Lodges of Elks and Moose. Has practiced law continuously in Tipton county since Dec. 1937 and is a member of the County Bar Association. State Representative from Tipton-Howard Counties: McAdoo W. Clouser, 46,. has attended both (Indiana University, and Butler University: He is married to the former Maxine' Heflin and has six children and one •jrandchild. He is past president of the PTA and for four years served as a 4-H leader. For 25 years he has owned arid operated his own farm in Madison Township, and from 1954-58 served as Tipton County Democratic Chairman. He is 32nd degree Mason. For one year he served as county welfare visitor and for two years as chief probation officer in the county. He is chairman of the township Democratic group. County Recorder: Bonnie Lineback, is the widow of the late Gerald Lineback, former Prai rie High School coach and prin cipal. - She was born in Prairie Township in 1913, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Jones, and graduated from high school in that community in 1931. She later graduated from the Rayal Academy Beauty College. She was married in 1933 and has three children, Bonita, Riki and Philip'.' She > attended- business County Coroner: Chester Mitchell was born in Wildcat Township in 1900 and graduated from Windfall High School in 1919. He was married in 1922 to the former Monelle Kennedy and has raised six children. He. served one-term as Wildcat Township trustee and is a member of the Congregational Christian Church.. In 1945 he graduated from the Indiana Institute of Mortuary Science and has owned a local funeral home since 1961. County Commissioner 2nd district: Heubert Off was born in Liberty Township in 1902 and attended school in Cicero Township. A farmer all lis life, he is married and the father of four sons., all farmers. He has spent all' his life in Tipton county. County Commissioner, 3rd dis trict: John Cardwell was born ; n Prairie Township in .1910 and graduated from Prairie High School in 1929. He was married in 1935 to the former Ethel Jef fers and the couple have seven children. He is a member of the Normanda Christian Church. He served one term as county com missioner, drove a school bus for six years and was county Farm Bureau Chairman for two years. f .i\ VOTE_ fa Winter Sales Is Burglar Victim •Buglars, who gained entry through a jimmed window, broke into the Wimer Sales and Service Company building last night, making off with nearly $2,400 worth of merchandise and cash, in one of two area break- ins reported. Company officials said the thieves took nine chain saws and their parts valued at $2,000, plus 350 to 400 dollars in cash from the safe. Sheriff Verl Grimme said; the safe was broken, by a sledge hammer. Grimme said that two.doors on the south and east .sides of the building were left unlocked by the" fleeing felons. , Grimme was assisted in the investigation by Tipton Police Chief Jim Pratt and Detective John Petty of the Indiana State Police. The investigation will be continued. The. Ray Walker home, near Curtisville, was broken into last night according to sheriff's department officials. Nothing was taken or damaged in the apparent burglary attempt. '' na VOTE *s Weather Fair and warmer through Sunday. High today upper 60*. Low tonight low 40s. /• High Sunday low 70*. . Saturday Eve. Post Officials Fight Ouster PHILADELPHIA (UPI)—Two ousted executives of Curtis Publishing Co. today mapped plans for "aggressive action" against their dismissal by the board of directors. Clay Blair Jr. and Marvin Kantor, leaders in a_ campaign against the policies of Matthew J.. Culligan, were given their dismissal notices Friday after a storm closed-door meeting. The vote for their dismissal "in the best interests of the company" was 8-3> Blair, 39-years-old" $75,000 a | year' editor of the Saturday Evening Post and editor-in-chief of:all .Curtis publications, .and Kantor, 37-year-old $80,000 a- year • chief administrative. officer, claimed the board action was totally unwarranted and legally indefensible. They also were senior vice presidents. Although fired, Blair and Kantor retained their posts as board members and refused to resign. Only the stockholders may fire a board member, and the next scheduled stockholders meeting is not until April. Blair and Kantor called a news conference in the. lobby of the publishing firm's building .after the" board action and told reporters "we fully intend to be at the next regular monthly meeting of the board next Tuesday." They said the combined equity in their contracts .with Curtis amounted to "about a half-million dollars." .- • Their attorney Bernard Buchwald was asked what was meant by the "aggressive action" mentioned in the statement' "No' decision has been made yet. They (Blair and Kantor) have contract rights. We intend to protect those rights. Nothing has been settled," Buchwald said. The protest over Culligan's policies was contained in a letter to M. Albert Linton, chairman of the executive committee. Blair said it was drawn up at a "duly organized' joint session of the long-standing editorial board and publishers board of Curtis Publishing Co." at a meeting Sept. 29.in Greenwich, Conn. "All 15 signatories of the letter were duly constituted members of either the editoral or publishers board," Blair said. '.'They included all editors and. all publishers of Curtis magazines." Culligan was accused of being preoccupied with Curtis' recent venture in a mining business at Timmins, Ontario, near the big mineral strike made early this year by Texas Gulf Sulphur Co. Blair and Kantor also said a 200-word statement issued by the board during the special meeting was made without their knowledge, or consent and had been handed to reporters during a five minute break. Pa VOTE Ps' Nebraska Man Says He's Tired ng With If New Reporter Joins Tribune Joe Rankin of By WILLIAM KETTER United Press International VALENTINE, Neb. (UPI) — The chief banker of this sand dune ranch town slept in the basement of his hometown jail today, charged with embezzling more than $1.5 million. The sheriff's wife promised he would "get fed real well." • Richard L. Davenport, 45, president of the Nebraska State Bank here, walked into the office- of the state banking director at Lincoln, Neb., Friday and said he wanted to confess the embezzlement "because I am tired of living with it." | Davenport, who took over the I presidency from his father in 1946 when the elder Davenport • died, sat with his head in his , hands after making the confession. State Banking Director Henry Ley said Davenport admitted spending the funds "on land, cattle, the stock market and certain amounts on gambling." Fine Reputation Davenport had built a reputation in his hometown as a civic leader who gave clothes to needy children. He.did not live lavishly.'Acquaintances said he and his Ley said the banking department was "closing in" on Da- By George Cline This is the time of year when nature lovers are apt to collect seeds and other parts of'plants and bring them into the house as ornaments of decoration for the winter season. Perhaps the favorite is bittersweet, the seeds of which are bright orange color at this time of year, or perhaps the orange hulls have already turned back, exposing the. red berries. This plant is a shrub, and .was most frequently found in fence rows until farmers began to spray fence rows. However, it is .n climbing vine of sorts - and I have known it to go thirty-feet or more up into a tree. When.it winds itself around a small sapling it often binds it so tightly as to be imbedded into the trunk and makes a corkscrew groove around it. Old- timers used to take thesd settlings and make fancy canes of them, bending • a hook on one end and polishing up the grooved parts. My favorite is a member of the. smilax family. This family contains' the various kinds M gireenbriers, which are shrubs, but my plant is one that is not a- shrub; 'It has - a. perennM root, but all tAove: ground idles Joe Rankin, 23, graduate Indiana Central with a Bachelor of Arts degree and currently studying nights at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University Law School after one., ., .... ., ,. ... year at the University of Miami I ^mily resided in a "slightly (Florida) School of Law, is the ! * bove av ^ se " two-story brick newest addition to the Tribune home ,? nd he drove a late mod news .staff. Joe prefaced his .^l'^/^ Tipton position as a general news and sports^ reporter for ; ^^!f^S ,ri^ himself.up. He said state bank raduatmg from Muncie Central, officia , s £ d ^ suspicjous of !the bank's operations but until recently had nothing that could be "tied down." Davenport has a wife and two sons. After federal, authorities waived jurisdiction, Davenport was returned- to, Valentine this morning and placed in the basement cell of the Cherry County District Courthouse. The jail cell was prepared with an inner-spring, mattress bed, complete with sheets and quilts. Mrs. George Walker, Cherry County sheriff's wife, said "I'm going to see to it that he gets fed real well." Other residents in the community remained in disbelief and shock at the turn of events. Dark Day "It is the darkest day in Valentine since the assassination of President Kennedy," one resident said. Many residents insisted that if Davenport took the money, he did it for the good of the community. • *• • "He always stood in back of everything in the community," another said. "The family was well thought of by all." Davenport's wife was equally active in civic affairs. She was a director of Valentine's popular "Queen and King of Hearts" celebration held each Valentine's Day. Business in this small town of 2,800 has come to a standstill. Residents cluster in groups to talk of Davenport's arrest. Many of them expressed fear . . , that financial chaos would hit [down each winter. It is Smilax the community. -, herbacea. (variety Lasioneuia) The county treasurer's office and its seed-heads are spheri-' assured residents in a statement ;cal and about one and one half that all funds belonging to the inches in diameter. Each head county on deposit were guaran- ;is at the end of a stem several teed by pledged securities. • inches long and each of the: 40 But the residents of Valentine Ito 50 berries that form tne still wore the look of worried head, grows from its own s!:; rt people today, stem, all these stems emanating from the end of.' i he main stem at the 'center of the sphere. The berries, and therefore the seed heads, are a very dark blue with purplish tints, and this in my opinion gives them a look of distinction. They are still to be found in Tipton County but are not common. Another shrub -that has distinctive seeds at this time of year is Wahoo. These bushes may grow five to,ten feet tall. The flowers which come on in summer are purple, but the seeds are on the plants now and they are enclosed in capsules of three to five, cells High School in 1959 f-i VOTE P4 . Louis V. Skinner Stricken Friday Louis V. Skinner, 70, 425 S. East Street, died at 3:15 p.m. Friday in Tipton hospital after an illness of several months. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Leatherman- Morris (Funeral Home with Rev. Arthur Davis officiating and burial will be inFairview Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The deceased was born Oct 29, 1890 in Tipton county, son of <;sim »el and Mary Jane (James) Skinner. He was married March 26, 1922 in Tipton county to the former' Elsie Rains who preceded him in death April IS, 1963. He attended the Pilgrim Holiness Church and was a retired employee of the Oakes Manufacturing Co. Survivors include four children, Charles Lewis Skinner of Tipton; Mrs. Matthew Dowling of Kokomo; Mrs. Charles Stewart of Tipton .and Mrs. Donald Flynn of Chambers, Indiana; a brother, William Skinner of Ridgeville, Indiana; 20 grandchildren and half brothers and sisters, Alva Davis, Ernie Davis, Emmit Davis and Mrs. Hazel Trader, all of Tipton. Nature Notes is* VOTE ftj Okay Today Coach John Moses reported this morning that Destry Lam- ibert, at first believed the victim of a concussion during the first half of last night's game with Peru, was revealed to be •fully recovered this morning after a thorough examination last night. RS VOTE 1* LICENSE GRANTED WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Department of Health, Education and Welfare IFriday accepted an application from In- These capsules are pink to, diana State College, Terre crimson, in color and are veryjHaute, Ind., for-federal funds pretty to look'at. Pods of honey-suckle, honey-locust and cof- feenut have distinctive colors and are. sometimes used as ornaments. .. . . One time.-a good, {ady^cked ' ' (Contlnuod •«»;**.:•?• . Jf project b estimated at $338,554 in establishing a non-commercial television station. The school' is seeking $186,054 in federal funds to help establish the new educational station on Channel' It?; Total cost of the

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