The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on April 27, 1962 · Page 1
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 1

Tipton, Indiana
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Friday, April 27, 1962
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HAROLD J. BURTON ARCrH'/ES ASSISTANT INDIANA STATS LIBRARY ISDrASAPOLIS, ISDIASA ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1195 AT POSTOFFICE AT TIPTON, INDIANA VOL. 67, NO. 177 TIPTON (IND.) DAILY TRIBUNE, FRIDAY, APRIL 27. 1962 WAITRESS JAILED GOSHEN, Ind. (UPI)—A 26- year-old waitress was sent to prison for six months and was fined $500 today on charges she gave beer to a minor, and Elkhart County authorities announced a crackdown on persons who encourage teen-age drinking. Judge Aldo J. Simpson of Elkhart Circuit Court imposed the .sentence on Sharon Simpson of Elkhart, who had no previous police record. She was penalized on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The Elkhart County sheriff's office and other law enforcement agencies announced they will conduct a campaign against individuals who contribute to minors' delinquency. They said there has been an increase in teen-age arrests on beer and liquor charges. ATTACKED BY DOGS WARSAW, Ind. (UPI)—A young boy attacked by dogs in the back yard of his home here was reported in fair' condition today. Richard Applegate, 3, underwent surgery Thursday at 'Murphy Medical Center where doctors also ordered tests for rabies. . Part of the boy's scalp was torn from his head Wednesday .when three dogs attacked him as he played outside.' his house. His mother, Mrs. Rosetta Applegate, " said she heard the dogs growling J and went outside to find them mauling her son. BOY DROWNS GARY, Ind. (PI)—Paul Wayne Booth. 7, East Gary, drowned Thursday when he fell from a tree into the Deep River while playing with friends. The boy's playmates summoned his father, Willard, who was unable to revive the ' youngster. KILLED BY TRAIN ANDERSON, Ind. (UPI)—A man identified as Jack Stilley, about 55, Anderson, was found dead on a New York Central Railroad track today. Authorities said he apparently was run over by a train. COACH HIRED TERRE HAUTE, Ind. UPI—George Oberle, director of physical education and athletics in the Marion school system since 1959, has ben hired as head freshman baseball coach and assistant freshman football coach at Indiana State College. Oberle is a former athletic director at Marion College. THREE SOUGHT GARY, Ind. UPI Police today sought three men for questioning in the $2,000 robbery of > Gary housewife. Mrs. Odie Wesson was robbed Thursday after she drew the money from a bank to send it to relatives in Arkansas! She said the three men, all known to her, met her outside the bank and asked her for a ride, She said she let them out of the car, one-by-one, at different spots After the last.of the three left the car, she said, she discovered that the package ok money had been replaced by one containing a- wad of newsprint. DIES OF WOUNDS GARY, Ind. (UPI) — Khalil Ashani died in a local hospital Thursday of wounds suffered early Sunday during a scuffle in his tavern here. Police said Ashani was shot while arguing with a customer who had his own bottle of liquor and wanted Ashani to provide .him with a glass. During the argument, Ashani grabbed a shotgun which discharged when the customer tried to take^it away from him. Police sought the unidentified customer. Fair and warm through Saturday except for widely scattered thundershowers tonight and Saturday. High today mid 80s. Low tonight upper 50s. High Saturday mid 70s. 5 CENTS PER COPY, 30 CENTS PER WEEK COMPANIES DENY PRICE- Phillips Resigns As Commissioner Of I.H.S11. . INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) —. Commissioner L. V. Phillips of the Indiana High School Athletic Association has asked to be retired shortly and his request has been accepted "with great reluctance" by the board of control. TJhe board announced Phillips' decision today and said it would take applications for his position immediately. Phillips has been chief executive of the strong 'IHSAA since 1944. having ibeen appointed upon the death of Arthur L. Trester, who also served a long tenure as head of the association. Phillips met with the board Thursday and told the members he wanted to retire. "I expressed the hope' that they will name, my successor by Aug. 1," Phillips said in a statement. "Now in my 18th year as commissioner of athletics and having served past the normal retirement age, I believe this to be an appropriate time for the board of control to know of my wish to retire so that they may name a successor who can . assume his duies before the beginning of another school year." Phillips is past; 70 years old. Unofficial speculation as his successor centered on Herman Keller, former Eyansville Bosse basketball coach^who has been Phillips' assistant less than a year. Keller, who led Bosse to two state basketball championships in the 1940s,Ifilled a.vacancy' caused by the death of Robert Hinshaw. Lester M. Parker, president^ of th_e.. board of control, gave "no hint, however, that Keller had the inside, track. He said the board would "begin immediately to select a successor" and said applicants may submit written applications on or (before May 15. The' board said Phillips' "influence and leadership have spotlighted the IHSAA program of athletics," and "his leadership will be missed by all' throughout tire state and nation." Phillips' salary is in the neighborhood of $20,000 a year. He took over Trester's old job on Jan. 1, 1945. Phillips was born in Scotland,a little town in Greene County. He was graduated from Bloomfield High School :and Indiana University and got a master's degree from Columbia University. He taught school in Scotland, Midland, Newberry, Linton, Kokomo and Rochester and went to Vincennes where he Was principal for (Continued on page 6) . . MUSICAL PRODUCTION TONIGHT PART OF CAST which will present a musical Tonight at Tipton High School are Lintfa Doss, Daisy Burris, Sandy Griffy, Lynn Coe, Mary Jane Coy, Claudia Surber, 'Bob Kurtz, Par Oldham, Libby Honeychurcb, jerry Pope and Bobby Moody. (Tribune Photo-Engraving). Final Six Weeks Of School Begins By BONNIE DEAN "Commencement Fever" has gripped the T.H.S. senior class with receipt by the seniors of their graduation announcements. The school is now in its final six-week grading period with report cards having been distributed to the students Wednesday. -Rev. Harold 'Davis; gave the monthly convocations Wednesday, speaking on the goodness of God in the life of today's youth. School organizations are now about ready for annual elections to decide officers of their groups for next year. The Future Nurses club is planning a field trip to Indianapolis May 4. Next week the school's business teachers will give the National Office Management Association spelling test. Students have been given a list of 300 words to study and from this list 100" words will be chosen for the test May 3 or 4. REAL ESTATE SALE APPROVED In the complaint for partition of Edward Henry vs. Raymond Henry et al, the commissioner's report of sale of real estate was submitted and approved in Tipten circut court Thursday. Deeds were ordered delivered to the several purchasers upon payment of the full purchase price. WITNESS AGAINST HIS MASTER— Bex. a Belgian shepherd, la led into federal court tin Baltimore by hla custodians, Mr. and Mrs. James Hoffman, to be a witness against his master. FBI agents found Rex standing guard at a stolen car. T.H.S. Names 5th Honor Roll A total of 134 students has achieved Honor Roll rating at Tipton Higb School during the fifth marking period according to an announcement released today by Principal iJRobert Jones. The Honor.-Roll includes High Honors for students with all A's, Honors for students with B-plus and Honorable Mention for those with nothing under a B. High Honors in the 9th (grade went to Lou Ann Allen, Dorothy Hahn, Dick Heron, Carol Hoke, Janice Jones, Destry Lambert and Becky Morris. Honors.were earned by Roberta Cochran, Janice Collins, Marita Compton, Dan. Crouch, Don Curnutt, Julie Foster, Jean Goad, Gr£g Haley, Pat Johnson, Dennis Kennedy, Mike Orr, Carol Pearson, Nila Sehulenbu'rg, Keith Smith, Susan Thorp, Janet Vair, and Renee Welches. Honorable Mention went to Bob Crull, Jane Gossard, Scott Johnson, Mike Jones, Mike Kelley, Max Michel, Terry Weber, Ellen' Weismiller anl Debra Wilson. In the 10th igrade High Honors went to Linda Hensley, Gary Kersten, Bill McGraw and' Linda Os- iburn. Honors went to Donna Boydi Larry Brockett, Mike Hoover, Vickie Graham, Linda Hart, Jane Hartley, Dick Mcintosh, Beverly Muncy, Jim Powell, Patricia Rench and Edgar Schulenburg; Honorable Mention to Ann Bowers, Tom Cox, Larry Feightner, Harvey Harmon, Norma Ley, Barbara Moody, Beth Planck, Susan Ramsey, Jim Reichert, Steve VanHorn. In the Junior Class«High Honors went to Sandra Durham, Helen Goad, Diane Gunkel, Elroy Schulenburg and Carol Utterback; Honors .to Andrea Barrum. Linda Evans, Carol Fuller, Bill Gossard, Bob Grayson, Sally Hamblen, Anna Lambert, Judy Lilly, Mike Regnier. and Carl Weger. Honorable Mention went to Rose Bowers, Miriam Cox, Dianne Engleman, Karen Fike. Alan Green. Don Havens, Elizabeth Honeychurcb, Hollie Hoover, Diane Schulenburg, Mardta. Teuscher, and Georgianna Zittinger. In the Senior Class High Honors were earned by Vicki Barker, Lee- Anne Foster, and Judy Powell; Honors by Lorene Bergman, Becky Bringle, Ann Compton, Judy Gibbens, Leanna Hart, Susan Levi, James Long and Becky Traegeser; Honorable Mention by Brenda Grimme, Arlene Harlow and Jim Kinder. In the,Commercial Curriculum high honors' went to Cynthia Fike, Linda Parton in the 9th grade with Honors to Carol Green and Loretta Morrisett: Honorable Mention to Barbara Crews, Anha.Gipson, Jack London, Linda Long, Karen Reecer. Seventh igrade commercial High Honors went to Bonnie Retberford, Eileen Rode, and Clotele Shirley; Honors to Mary Garmon, Nancy Pore, and Pam Smith; Honorable (Continued on page i) Windfall Proud Of Track Record; Talent Winners By JUDY VORIS Windfall high school brought home the trophy from the -county track meet for the second straight year Wednesday. It was the first meet we had won this year - - just like it was last year. We scored^ 66 points both years. V Donnie DeLong, senior, brought borne the belt for being high point •man of the meet. Donnie placed first in every event in which he was entered. We came from' iehind to beat Sharpsville one point. Jeffer-son finished the meet with a good 22: Miss Jenny Mitchell won first place in the individual talent contest on clean -up day. She sang "Green StanrpV," a parody to the tune, "Greensieeves.' Jim GuSfey and Mike Porter placed first in the group talent contest. They did a hillbilly act in which they sang "Smoke, Smoke, Smoke Your Cigarette," accompanying themselves on a guitar and banjo. Johnny Duncan, president of the Student. Council, presented Jenny a $3 check and the boys received a $5 check. The annual Parent-Teachers Organization open house was Tuesday evening. Supper was served at 5 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., rooms were opened 'and the parents were able to talk with the teachers. The home economics' class modeled their clothing projects for the public. Omer B. Lineback Stricken Suddenly Omer B. Lineback, 85, of Kehi- pton route 1, was found dead at his home around 6:30 Thursday evening, apparently victim of a heart attack during the morning. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Ralph McMillan (Funeral Home with . Rev. *Dean Wisehart officiating and burial will be in Liberty Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. The deceased was bom in Prairie Township March 6, 1878, son of William and Sarah (Reese) Lineback. He was married in September. 1896 to Emma Belle Henry who preceded him in death in 1946. He was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church and owner and operator of a general store in G rooms ville. Survivors include a son Gerald of. Kempton route 1, principal of Prairie Township School; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Liitson of ffifis- hawaka; a brother Frank of Tipton route 3 and six grandchildren. HIGH AND LOW NEW YORK UPI — The, high: est temperature reported to the VS. Weather Bureau Thursday was 92 degrees «t Thermal, Calif. The low this morning was 24 degrees, at Drummood, Mont. Scientists Set For 2nd Blast In Mydear Test By JOHN G. WARNER United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) —" Scientists in the Pacific were believed set today for the second blast in the U. S. series of atmospheric nuclear tests. Because of such factors as the uncertainty of weather conditions and the cost of maintaining the planes, ships and 12,000 men of Task Force 8 in the Pacific, the tests are being conducted as fast as possible. Officials said tests were expected, every two or three days during the series, named- "Operation Dominic". The first of the planned two. to three* dozen shots came Wednesday in the air near Christmas Island. Scoffs At Criticism The first explosion, ' a device dropped from an airnlane, was believed to have the force of least 100 kilotons — 100,000 tons of TNT. Other tests in the series were expected to range as high as 10 megaons — 10 million tons of TNT. 1 While the scientists were studying data from the first shot tnd getting ready for the second,'Secretary of State Dean Rusk scoffed at Communist criticism, of the testing. '. . , Denouncing the "strident language" of the Communist bloc,-he- said at his news conference Thursday that it emphasized Russia's "weak" position in blocking agreement on. a nuclear "test ban treaty. " > ' Rusk, the first high administration official to .reply in public, to the wave of vituperation from the Communist bloc, - said the United States did not regret • its decision to proceed with the tests, bu) did regret "the necessity for the decision." • -".': Prefers Effective Ban It would have preferred an effective test ban -pact, he said, but this country. will never agree to a treaty based on "blind trusts" of nations operating "behind a veil." Outside of the angry words .from Communist officials; there was only mild. disapproval from most neutral nations and saunch (Continued on page 6) Request Public To Until Damage Slight In Thursday Accident A. collision in the 100 block of West North street shortly after noon Thursday damaged: two cars an estimated total of S1C0'. • The accident occurred when Ror bert Leroy Roudebush, 49, 404 N. Main-street, pulled into the street from the curb and struck a car driven by Charles Melvin Williams, 50, 132 Second street. The left.front fender and front i bumper of the- Roudebush car was damaged an estimated $40, and $60 damage to. the Williams car included both doors on the right side, and the right front fender. • City police and a state trooper arrested Wavey Hawkins, 29, Michigan City, on Road 28 east at 1:03 a.m. Friday. Hawkins was to. appear in city court today fo answer to a charge of failure to exhibit registration. The police report stated , Hawkins was driving on a restricted operator's, license'. Building Destroyed By«Morning Fire A frame and metal, barn containing cars, mowers, a tractor, other •machinery, and hand tools, was destroyed by fire early today. The building, a -mile east of Tipton on State Road $8,-was -owned by. John Florey. The entire building was ablaze- when" jfiremen responded to an alarm at 12:20 a.m. The flames were kept from a shed eight feet •away,' and .'a garage attached to the house, twenty feet away. .-> The fire appeared to have started inside the building, and' was attributed to. sparks from burning trash. The barn housed a '47 Pontia'e. a jeep, a cub tractor, a riding. lawn mower, another power mow-* er, a compressor* and hand tools. Besides the local pumper and tanker, Madison township units answered the alarm.. • READY FOR DEBUT udgment Decided By GEORGE C. HARLAN United. Press International NEW YORK (UPi)—A federal court will .set a date today for the steel industry's biggest producers to answer government charges of Sherman antitrust law violations. Charges of price-fixing and bid- rigging dating back to 1948 w<?re returned Thursday by a federal grand jury which indicted U.S. Steel and two smaller companies. Five individual executives and a trade association also were named in the indictment. All were accused of illegally fixing prices in the sale of fogged steel to the Army. Navy, electrical firms and other companies. The action .sent an unsteady stock market to its lowest levef in a year. It came just two weeks after U.S. Steel, Bethlehem and other major producers were forced to rescind an announced SSra-ton price increase because of intense pressure from the Kennedy administration and the refusal of some steel companies to increase their prices. Started Last December Such indictments are usually announced in Washington; It was thought Thursday's was issued here to remove doubt that the administration waned revenue on the. steel industry for its unsuc-' cessful oid to raise prices. The government said the indictment resulted from/an investigation launched last December. Am other grand jury, formed April 1"? on .orders from.U- S. Afty. Gun- Robert F. Kennedy, also is investigating the major steel producers. "In addition to the nation's two biggest steel companies, the indictment named liidvale-Heppsen- stall Co., and Erie Forge. Conviction on the charges could carry a $50,000 fine. . , [ . The executives cited were • Erb G irney and Robert • S. Barnes, manager and assistant manager of Bethlehem's special products di«si«h. respectively: EmiL Lang, beard chairman of Erie: Hmuor Lackey, Erie president: and R. B. H'ppenstall Sr.. president-jjf MU1v: Ie. All could receive one year in 1 jail and S50.000 fines. The trade association named in the indictment is the Open' Die Forging Institute, Inc., of New York. Firms Issue Statements U.S. Steel. President Leslie B. Worthington issued a statement in Pittsburgh in which he said the company would "contest in the courts the charges contained" in the indictment. "And we ask the public." the statement said, to "withhold judgment until the ease has been decided in court." A Bethlehem spokesman said: "Bethlehem has long had a policy of strict compliance with all laws applicable to its operations, and we would be greatly concerned if any Bethlehem'em- oloyes had been, violating the law." U. - S. Steel began dropping en fhe stock market about one min-" ute .after the announcement. It fell from 60-% to .58, then closed at 5SV->, lowest level' in four years. Bethlehem also lost 1'4. The selloff left an already'groggy mar-' ket at its lowest closing level since May 1, 1981, U.S. Steel was the' day's most active stock on a trade of 127.800 shares. The indictment involved sale of products made by open-die forging. .The process hammers or presses steel into a desired, shape and it develops great strength in the process. ft production at tt»» high school H Sandy Griffy, - (TRIBUNE PlMto-Engraving). •Indianapolis Man Charged With Driving Infraction Arrested two miles east of Tipton by Sheriff Clyde Overdorf, Rolland R. Guerin, 29, 4125 Park avenue, Indianapolis, could not produce an operator's license: He was driving a pickup truck rented from an agency. When he did pro duce the license within the five day limit, it was found - to have been suspended two weeks before. Guerin was' to appear in city court today at 2 p.m. to answer to a charge of driving while license was suspended.

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