The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on November 18, 1970 · Page 1
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Tipton, Indiana
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Wednesday, November 18, 1970
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HAROLD J. ElHTO;! AK31-ilV23 A33|I3TAMT I.:DIA:iA STA^2 LI BR Ail "fj INDIANAPOLIS. INDIANA VOLUME 75, NO. 39 THE TIFTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1970 IOC FER COPY ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4. 1895. AT.FOST OFFICE IN TIPTON. INDIANA, SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON. INDIANA 46072 lohn Bean Appoints New Local Manager James A. McClung New Manager, Tipton Plant Tipton High School Counselors Attend 111. Conference Mrs. Constance Zimilach and Mrs.. Marilyn Etchison, Tipton High School faculty members, are among several counselors and principals from across the state attending the 25th annual High School-University Division Conference at Indiana University today. They will be meeting with former students who are now freshman at the University. The group sessions, from 9:30 a.m to 12 noon in the Indiana Memorial Union, featured an exchange of ideas between the students and their former high school administrators regarding Team Of Indiana By HORTENSE MYERS INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - A team of experts today studied Indiana election results to help determine whether Sen. Vance Hartke, D-Ind., should file cross-petitions as a counter move against a recount sought by his defeated opponent. Rep. Richard L. Roudebush, R-Ind., who lost to Hartke by 4,383 votes out of a total balloting of 1,737,797 on Nov. 3, has asked for a selective recount involving approximately 300,000 of those votes. Both Hartke and Roudebush ^ere in Washington today for the lame duck session now under way. Their staffs and campaign advisers wrestled with preparation for, and the transition to. college. Dean Charles M. Hewitt of the University Division spoke; at a luncheon program in Alumni Hall, climaxing the conference. Scholars lip awards to various schools will be presented at the luncheon. Entertainment was provided by the Bloomington High School Madrigal Singers. Campus coordinators of the conference are Larry F. Campbell, associate dean of the University Division, and Mrs. Eileen] Schellhammer, assistant to thejdean. The John Bean Division of FMC Corporation announced today the appointment of James A. McClung as the manager of the Tipton plant, effective January 1, 1971. The announcement was made by George E. Ferguson, the Division Manager. Simultaneously, Mr. Ferguson announced that T. Milton Honea, the present manager at Tipton, will be promoted to General Manager of the John Bean plant at Lansing, Michigan, which is the largest manufacturing plant in the Division. McClung, like Honea, has had ] a broad educational and industrial background prior tobeingassign- ed to manage the Tipton operation. Since joining the company In 1963, Jim has served in Lansing as assistant to the division manager, district sales manager, manager of the production control department, and prior to the present appointment was assigned as production manager. A native of Fostoria, Ohio, Jim received his bachelor's degree from Wooster College, his master's from the University of Employment Claims Decrease Indiana's unemployment insurance claims total reflected its first decrease in more than a month last week, dropping to 53,684 from 54,111 the previous week. John F. Coppes; director of the Indiana Employment Security Division, said that fewer significant layoffs occurred and that 18 of the 27 claims offices reported some leveling off in initial claim volume. Some claimants were recalled to their jobs during the week but others remained out of work from previous layoffs and the number of continued claims increased slightly. Kansas, and his Ph.D. in Business Management from Michigan State University. Presently, he lives in Lansing with his wife, Jean, who is a former instructor at Michigan State University, and his 13-month-old daughter, Lisa. : Interestingly, the manufacture of fire fighting apparatus (Tipton's principal product) will not be new to Jim since this equipment was previously produced in Lansing. Jim's experiences in production management, sales management and administration have provided valuable background for publications which he has authored. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Zero Defects, President of the Lansing Big Brothers organizations, and serves on the Educational Committee of the Lansing Industrial Executives Club. Milt Honea was named manager of the Tipton facility on October 1; 1963. Milt, his wife Marilyn, and their three children will move to Lansing near the end of the year. Experts Study Election Results the problems of a recount in the record-close vote for U.S. Senate. The official results, certified Monday, showed Hartke the winner of a third term, by 871,90 to 866,707 Roudebush is completing a fifth term as an Indiana congressman. Dr. Ronald Stinnett, a statistician from Washington, .and autior of a book, "Recount," said here that he doubted "the neejl of my being here." Stinnett and Thomae Downs, an attorney from Lansing, Mich., have worked as a team in several famous recounts in past years. Both arrived in Indianapolis earlier this week at the request of. Jacques LeRoy, Hartke's campaign coordinator and administrative assistant. "Substantial Lead" "A margin of 4,200 or 4,300, in the experience of recounts, is a very substantial lead and would be very N difficult to overcome," Stinnett said. "I don't know of any race where this large a margin has been reversed in a recount." Stinnett said his experience shows it is '.'extremely, highly improbable any change in outcome except changing a few figures" will result from a recount. "People misunderstand recount and election contest," (Continued on page eight) Books on Display- iook over books on display at books displayed by 50 to 70 outstanding Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 9 p. Joe Cage, Torn Rice, and David Reecer, pictured left to right, Tipton High School library throughout the week. There are 315 publishers. The exhibit is open to the public tonight and P. (Staff Photo by Pat Cline) Soufh Vietnam Five Americans Reported Killed By BooJby Trap LOCAL NEWS BRIEFS Mandate Hearing Set for December . Special Judge Everett N, Lucas, of Frankfurt, who assumed* jurisdiction of the Tipton Circuit Court Civil Cause No. 70-C-171 which is a Petition for Order of Mandate filed for the State of Indiana on Relation of Loren Joe Heaton,' Prosecuting Attorney, 36th Judicial Circuit of Indiana vs Guy Crouch Jr., Et Al, Tuesday held a hearing with counsel and parties of both parts and then continued the cause to begin at 10a.m.December 8, 1970. During Tuesday's hearing, Judge Lucas designated new Tipton County Councilmen Paul Duncan, Fern Tyner and Paul Michel to be defendants with the original councilmen named in the Mandate. Too, Judge Lucas made Stanley Herbert, newly elected Tipton County Prosecutor a party to the Mandate and has given Herbert five days in which to determine whether he shall join as a party plaintiff or as a party defendant. Break-In City police discovered a break- in and an attempted break-in during the 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. shift today. According to their report, an attempted break-in was discovered between 11 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. at Webb Service Station. The attempt was unsuccessful according to the investigating patrolman. Early this morning, city police discovered the SEP Laundramat was broken into and small amount of cash taken as well as a box of tools. Entry was made through a rear window. Rabbit Theft Rabbit thieves apparently like the bunny meat better than turkey for the Thanksgiving season, because thieves made not one theft but two from the rabbit hutches of Roy (Peck) Shupperd, 803 Oak Street, recently. Seven rabbits were stolen in all. The first theft netted the pur- lolners four rabbits and the second three from Shupperds Hobby setup. Since the thefts Roy has done some padlock work and hopes to keep his stock intact for future sales. Jr. High Weather Cloud type - Cirrus, broken Present temperature - 43 Maximum temperature - 47 Minimum temperature - 36 Wind Direction - South Wind Velocity - 4 mph Relative Humidity -62% Precipitation - 0 Barometer Reading - 29.09 falling Forecast - Stormy Milton Honea, Former Manager Promoted to Lansing Plant SAIGON (UPI)-Five American infantrymen. were killed and one wounded today when they touched off a large booby trap on South Vietnam's. .northern coast, U.S. military spokesmen reported. The incident, involving a unit of the 196th Brigade of the Army's Americal Division, occurred about 330 miles north- northeast of. Saigon, near Tam Ky, the spokesman said. At least 24 U.S. servicemen were killed by mines and booby traps last week, pushing American losses in South Vietnam to their highest level in five weeks. Government spokesmen in Saigon reported that elements of a 6,000-man South Vietna- City of Tipton; Stokely Plant Charged for Water Pollution INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - The Indiana Stream Pollution. Control Board Tuesday issued a final abatement order to the City of Ligonier. .Ligonier was ordered to provide secodary treatment and disinfection and phosphorus removal facilities by May 1, 1972. Hearings also were announced on water pollution charges against Naas Foods, Inc., Geneva; Stokely Van. Camp, Inc., Tipton; the City of Tipton, and the Towns of North Liberty, Sheridan and Walkerton. No specific dates were announced. An order was issued to U.S. Steel Corp., Gary, to cease and desist from discharging inade- ' quately treated wastewater, although U.S. Steel had objected to the charges. -! The Town of Chesterfield was . denied an extension of jtime to submit plans for a sewer connection to Anderson in order to qualify - for grant funds that may be available in the next fiscal year. Extensions of time for the start of'construction on sewage projects were granted to New Haven, Feb. 15, 1971, and to Portage, Dec. 16, 1970. The board voted to recommend the federal government rescind grant offers to North Webster and, Waynetown be-, cause of inability to finance local costs of sewage projects. "The high cost of treatment of combined sewer overflows was made apparent when the board considered proposals for federal research and demonstration grants by Mar on and Fori Wayne at a combined cost of $6,'915,000," the board said in a statement. "The Marion project would collect and treat combined storm and sanitary sewer overflows at seven points and would provide advanced waste treat­ ment including phosphorus removal at a cost of $4,418,000," the board said. "The Fort Wayne project . would collect and treat a portion of existing combined sewer overflows at a cost of $2,497,000." Final plans for industrial waste treatment facilities were approved for B.F. Goodrich, Woodburn; Controls of! America, North Manchester;. Joseph Muckerheide Cattle Farm, Decatur County; Inland Steel, East Chicago, and International Harvester, Indianapolis. Dinai plans also were approved for public and semi-public waste treatment facilities serving Crown Point; Fort Wayne Diversified Utilities; Michigan City; Muncie Sanitary District; Wabash; Glad Acres Estates Mobile Home Park, Elkhart County; Sycamore Bend Mobile Home Park, Bartholomew County, and Lincoln Gardens Subdivision, Lake County. Preliminary plans were approved for Foxcliff Estates, Morgan County; Fry Mobile Home Park, Hendricks 'County; Georgian Acres Mobile Home Park, Floyd County; Shrum's Mobile Home Park, and the Shorewood Corp. Development, Hamilton County. UAW Members To Vote On Three-year Agreement By United Press International An estimated 22,500 members of two United Auto Workers union locals in Indiana are scheduled to vote Thursday on the new three-year national agreement with General Motors Corp. / The two locals are 933, which represents more than 8,000 workers at the Detroit Diesel Allison plant in Indianapolis, and 622, which represents about 14,000 workers at the Delco- Remy plant at Anderson. Local 933 has' not bee, oh. strike because the fitm manufactures automotive parts for. firms other than GMC. However, the strike forced the plant to lay off about 2,000 workers. Voting for those still on the job .will begin at 7 a.m., and for those laid off at 1 p.m., a union official said. The IAW headquarters in Detroit said it is- requesting all locals to complete their balloting by Friday, so production could be -resumed by Dec. 1 if the pact is ratified. Four GM plants in Indiana already have ratified the national contract. They are the (Continued on page eight) mese task force on a major (Continued on page eight) Area News In Brief Bandit Escapes MARION, Ind. (UPI)- Loot in a holdup of the First Federal Savings & LoanAssociationof­ fice here Tuesday has been set at $2,300. Police still are looking for the bandit who escaped on foot down an alley. Authorities said they questioned but released six suspects. Warsaw Blaze WARSAW, Ind. (UPI)' Petro's Restaurant, a well- known lakeside landmark along Indiana . 15 here, was destroyed by fire of undetermined origin Tuesday. Owner John Fisher estimated his loss at $250,000. The fire started near the kitchen. Diremen were able to- save as adjacent motel, also owned by Fisher, by spraying the walls. There were no injuries. Two Die in Fires Two elderly persons were killed in upstate Indiana fires Tuesday and early today. Mrs. Naomi Swartzengruber, 77, Goshen, died late Tuesday night of burns suffered when her clothing caught fire as she prepared a n/eal in her home a few hours earlier. Andrew 'Chimiel, about 82, South Bend, died early today when fire broke out in his home. Firemen said Chimiel ran back into the blazing house after he rescued his wife, . Angela. She was not hurt. Corrections It was reported in Tipton Daily Tribune Monday that Frank Morris was fire chief of Atlanta Volunteer Fire Department. We were informed today that Mr. Morris is president of the Firemen's Organization and thatSlim Dickerson is the Atlanta fire chief. Tipton Chamber of Commerce reported today that they had unintentionally omitted the name _ of Max Stockwell from the list of Chamber of Commerce members. Farmer Injured In Corn Picker Accident Tuesday . Frank Ticen, route 2, Sharps ville, was injured in a corn picker accident Tuesday and was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomb. Glendon Cottongim was in the corn field at the time of the accident and assisted Ticen who had caught his left hand in a chain on the picker. Ticen suffered the loss of one finger to the first joint and may possibly lose his thumb due to the mishap. Ticen was reported to have checked the conveyor belt which had stalled on the picker when bis glove or sleeve caught in the chain pulling his hand into the picker. He is in room 200W at St. Joseph Hospital. TB Tine Tests Kathy Maynard, Tipton High School Freshman grimaces as she gets the little tine Test vial with stickers in her left arm from Dr. William Kurtz, Tuesday afternoon in the Tipton High School Gym. About 500 Tipton Freshmen and Seniors got the Tine Test Tuesday from Dr. Kurtz and Dr. M. B. Gossard as part of the Tipton County Tuberculosis Association TB Program. After each student gets the test sticker, his name and time are entered in a permanent record and each is checked a few days later for positive or negative reaction. Student helpers Tuesday were Billy McAvoy and Stephena Ross. Miss Maude Welsh, Tipton County Nurse was in charge of the project. Kathy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Maynard of Tipton. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage)

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