The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on November 21, 1970 · Page 1
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Tipton, Indiana
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Saturday, November 21, 1970
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K.'.P .OuD J. BURTON •AliCSIVSS' ASSISTANT I:;JIA:JA STATE LIBRARY I :•» -JIA.S'APJLIS, INDIANA VOLUME 75, NO. 42 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1970 ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4; 1895, AT POST OFFICE TN TIPTON. INDIANA 10? PER COPY 456 PER WEEK SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 Tri-Central Swamps Northwestern, 91-73 Farm-City Week By Eldon Cage Tribune Sports Editor SHARPSVILLE — Coach John Harding's Tri-Central Trojans gave their home fans the second consecutive win Friday night, 9173, over the strongNorthwestern Tigers. Four Trojans made Harding and fans happy with double figure scoring and they were Jim Martin, 33; Dave Harding,'21; Steve Vandiver, 14; and RickCy- phers, 11. In addition'Ready Rick' hauled in 22 rebounds which was Rick's answer to Coach Harding pre-game statement that "Rick, if you don't get into high gear, Fmgoingtomakeanassist- ant coach of you so you can be on the bench all of the time." • The Trojans blew the Tigers right into the 'animal trap' in the second quarter with a 34 point barrage and then coasted home with a 20 point advantage most of the remaining time. Northwestern got good mileage from Dick Smith 19 points, Paul Ferren, 19; and Mark Richardson, 17. • Final Tax Figure The final official Tipton County Treasurer's Fall Tax Collection figure is a record $1,476,562.20, Paul H. Jones reported Friday morning shortly after the final figures were entered into the books, which were then turned County Auditor Walter Hughes for his auditing. An additional $17,930.93 was collected from Banks and Savings and Loan Associations^. About $3^200,000 was collected for the entire year. Tipton County was $1,388,955.94. The breakdown by townships and towns is as follows: Madi- twp., $167,649.44; Cicero- 382,133.61; Jefferson- $128,673.58; Prairie-$164,185.28; Liberty- $165,559.20; and Wildcat- $136,773.95. The towns are as follows: Tipton- $240,123.00; Windfall- $43,018.54; Kempton$16,211.53; and Sharpsville$32,234.07. The Treasurer's Office is now open for regular business, 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. the other four days with the exception of lunch hour. The Little Trojans lost a last second heartbreaker 41-40. Tri-Central travels to Walton Saturday night to contest Lewis Cass, a strong offensive squad. The Lewis Cass School is just west of tad. 35 from the center of Walton. This game will be broadcast by WKMO 93.5 with Hershell Grinstead, Jim Beeson and Cliff Harrison doing the play- by-play and statistic work at 8 p.m. TRI-CENTRAL Modisett Butler Cyphers Harlow 2 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 4 2 11 0 spi §3, (Continued on page six) Mental Health Chairman To Attend Meeting John (Jack) Simmons, Tipton County. Mental Health Chairman, will attend an Educational and Informational meeting for community lay people to be held on November 24, 1970 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., according to Gerald McClain, Volunteer Services Director at the Logansport State Hospital. "The staff of our hospital is looking forward to this opportunity to explain our progress to date in a unit system of care and treatment, our hospital object- . ives for the next two years, and the management systems employed," stated Dr. H.I. Matheu, Superintendent. Mental Health Association representatives from counties served by the hospital and other community groups interested in the hospitals progress will attend. Following a formal program in the Activity Therapy Building Auditorium by Dr. Matheu, Superintendent, Dr. George Tea- boldt, Clinical Director, Mr. James F. Frohbieter, Assistant Superintendent, Administration, and a panel of Clinical Department Heads, community groups will visit the units for an informal question and answer session. < The public is most cordially invited. Tour Planned to Develop F ar m - City U n d e r s t an din g Farm-City Week Ray Rench, Mayor of the City of Tipton and Edgar Weismiller, President of the Tipton County Commissioners, signed a proclamation making period of November 23 through November 30 to be Farm-City Week. They called upon all citizens of this community to participate to the limit of their capability in the joint visits, the, seminars, civic and social events attendant to a successful Farm-City Week in the City of Tipton and the surrounding county, stating that: • "WHEREAS the prosperity and well-being of this community are dependent upon cooperation between the two great elements of our society: farmers and urban people, and. WHEREAS the complexities of their individual problems ane the divergence of their activities have led to a widening gulf of misunderstanding, and j WHEREAS this gulf of misunderstanding must be eliminatec, and each group must understand the other if out' American way of life is to endure, and WHEREAS FarinrCity Week provides an unparalleled opportunity for farm and city people to become re-acquainted." Pictured above as the proclamation was signed are Irle Bridge, Kiwanis President; Edgar Weismiller, Board of Commissioners president; Max Crouch, Farm Bureau and Mayor Ray Rench. '. - J (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) "A Tipton County Farm-City Tour is planned for the purpose of helping beginning teachers within the Northern and Tipton Community School Districts and the City people of Tipton to better understand the important value that farm land, farm-income, farm products and businesses in the community contribute to make this an outstanding area," stated Irle Bridge, Farm-City coordinator. On November 28th, starting at the Pioneer Seed Lot on Main Street, a tour of new Pioneer program of Beef Testingat their new Testing and Evaluation Center west of Tipton. In a few years this will be one of the leading beef testing programs in the United States, according to Dr. Ronald Long and Bob Woods, Jr., directors. i From there the tour will pro* ceed to Mr. and Mrs. Radford Dunning*s farm, where tourists will see how agriculture has started from a be ginning that was small to become a big business today. Then to the Mr. and Mrs. Mark McKinney Farms to show how , farming has continued through the years and even now changes are being made in the hog operation to' keep up with the growing trends. Next will be the Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ripberger' Farms to show how a very practical farm operation and one of the State's beef operations takes place, according to Mr. Bridge. From there to Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Harper's Farm to show how a modern grain farn operates. "It is hoped that this type of informative tour will continue to grow and next year we will be able to select more farms and more businesses in a continual education program fostered by the Tipton Kiwanis Club and the Tipton County Farm Bureau in helping the citizens of this fine community and the teachers of both school corporations to better understand why" more insight is needed between farming, industry and city people. Because of the problems today of ecology, it is a must that people start to find out why we must cooperate and work together if our way of life is to continue," stated Mr. Bridge. The co-ordinator reported the following facts which should be "startling and informative" to the citizens of this community. The appraised real estate value for residential areas in Tipton County is $13,370,000. For Farm land $26,750,525. For commercial outtings $6,462,685 and industrial complexes $2,413,045. Of course all of these will grow in 1970. The taxes paid by farmers in Tipton County-Property Tax $1, 955,463. Residential Property Tax Owners $972,284. Corn- continued on page six) Know Your Government Appointments Subject to Commissioners Approval Tim ely Sub j eels to be Di s cus sed At Farm Bureau Contention Environment, education and agricultural marketing, as well as many other timely subjects will be discussed by more than 2,000 members of the Indiana Farm Bureau during their annual convention in Indianapolis on November 22, 23 and 24.. Attending the event from Tipton County will be Mesdames James McCorkle, Lester Amsbury, Paul Larson, Ed Quear, Farrell Heathcpate, Miss Ruth Wimer, Mr. and Mrs. Max Crouch, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Sottong, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kauffman, Ned Kemper, Walter Clary and Richard Blank. Opening the 52nd annual meeting at the Murat Temple on Sunday evening will be Dr. Herman B. Wells, Chancellor of Indiana University, who will share the spotlight with the Purdue Uni- Tipton 66, ClintonCentral 53 Blue Devils Win Season Opener By Eldon Cage Tribune Sports Editor Michigantown r- Coach John Moses and his 1970-71 edition of Tipton High School basketball Satans with a snappy, control pattern of team play mowed down the. Clinton Central Bulldogs in their own Dog Kennel Friday night 66-53 to the delight of more than 500 Tipton traveling fans, plus a spirited cheerblock group. Despite the fact that Coach Moses had only two weeks with the Blue Devils before this season's opener and Clinton had been through the experience mill with a 77-70 loss to Tri-Central last Saturday, the Satans were sharp when the pressure was on and after a 19-19 tie at the start of the second quarter, the Devils led all of the way. Following Greg Crum's opening fielder Bob Richardson, Jim York, Jeff Juday and Bill Sullivan racked up 17 first period points for a 17-12 lead. Central tied the score at 19 with 5:38 to go in the second quarter and then Tim Clouser put on a one man show with 10 straight Devil points in 4 minutes to outmatch Darrell Kingery's two foul shots for a 29-21 Tipton lead. Tipton was on top at halftime 3727.. (Continued on page six) versity Varsity Glee Club. On Monday morning, Indiana Farm Bureau president George Doup, Columbus will give his annual address during the opening session. His provocative title is "RxR equal 2" R times R equal R squared. Indiana Gov. Edgar D. Whitcomb will address the Farm Bureau leaders during the luncheon session as will Dr. Frederick L. Hovde, retiring president of Purdue University. Dr. Hovde will talk about "Agriculture and the University - a Dynamic Partnership." Included on the afternoon session will be a speech by Louis M. Johnston, from the grain marketing division of the Indiana Farm Bureau Cooperative Association and an address by Mrs. Haven N. Smith, chairman of the American Farm Bureau's women's committee. Mrs. Smith has served as chairman of President Richard Nixon's Task Force on Rural Development for the past two years. Her topic will be "A New Life for the Country." Dr. Robert White-Stevens chairman of the Bureau of Conservation and Environmental Science Rutgers University, is the evening speaker who will delve into the "Farmers' Con- continued on page six) Editors Note: The following is a continuation of the duties and responsibilities of County Commissioners vested to them by legislature. In counties having a population of 95,000 or over, the assessor also may appoint, without the approval of the commissioners, a chief deputy. (b) In all counties the surveyor, the assessor, the coroner, and the county superintendent of schools, subject to the approval of the Board of County Commissioners, may appoint such number of deputies and other assistants as may be necessary for the proper discharge of their duties. The auditor, treasurer, clerk, and recorder may appoint such additional deputies and other assistants as are authorized by the commissioners. The number of deputies a sheriff is permitted to appoint is determined in most counties by the population of the county. 12. Issuing of bonds or notes in connection with the borrowing of money for the county. .(Subject to approval of County Council.) 13. Supervising admission of indigent persons to county homes upon application of the township trustee. In counties where the operation of a county home has been discontinued, the Board of Commissioners is authorized to contract with private institutions or county homes in other counties for the maintenance and care of indigents. 14. Granting financial aid to hospitals owned and operated by benevolent institutions within counties which have no county hospital. In any county not hav- • ing a licensed hospital, the county commissioners may appropriate funds to be contributed toward the construction, equipping or operation of a county-owned and -operated hospital in an adjacent county. The citizens of such contributing county are to ! be accorded the same rights and privileges in such a hospital as are (Continued on page six) Three Attend Tax Seminar Tip-Off Time- Opening tipoff at the Tipton-Clinton Central High School basketball game Friday night at Clinton shows Tipton's Bob Richardson and Clinton's Rex Clark both having tapped the ball before It got in the hands of Greg Crum, Bulldog guard, who drove under the bucket for his only fielder of the game. Tipton went on to win their season opener 66-53. Other Blue Devil players are in the action and in background are Tipton cheerleaders, cheerblock and Tipton crowd of over 500. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Louise Jones, Sam D. Groves and Merle Appleton are attending the 18th Annual Tax and Management Seminar of the Indiana Society of Public Accountants, the three day Seminar is being held at the Indianapolis Athletic Club and will continue until Friday afternoon, November 20, 1970. The three day session is devoted to the study of new developments in federal, state and local taxation. Special attention Is given to The Tax Reform Act of 1969 which is a very complex law. In addition to taxation, various aspects of corporation taxation and practice management will tie considered. Participants are members and employees of the Indiana Society of Public Accountants, a statewide organization of independent public accountants. The 18th Annual Tax and Management Seminar was designed to fulfill the practitioner's duty to keep sharp the tools he actually uses in his public accounting business. It concentrates on current sophisticated tax problems and issues and attracts the experienced and knowledgeable public accountant. Approximately 300 public accountants from all points in the state are attending the Seminar. County Students On Freshman Honor Program Three students from Tipton County . are members of the Freshman Honors Program this year at Ball State University. They are: Stephanie A. Barnes, R 2 Box 142, Tipton; Connie E. Pearson, RR #1, Kempton; and Wyndham D. Trailer, RR #1, Sharpsville. Organized in 1959, the Honors Program is designed for academically gifted students. It provides these students with special Honors courses in the humanities, three Honors colloqula dealing with critical issues in fields of science, education and the social sciences, and a senior Honors thesis which the students present to the Honors committee for oral examination. Research Equipment- Windfall Middle School sixth grade students learned how industry uses sophisticated new research equipment during their recent visit to POWERAMA, the popular product display at the Detroit Diesel Allison Division of General Motors in Indianapolis. Shown looking at one of POWERAMA's newest exhibits are Steve Brown, route 2, Tipton and Tracey Lewis, route 2, Windfall. The POWERAMA is open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and on Thursday from noon until 4 p.m. and 6 until 9 p.m. (Photo Courtesy of Allison Div. GMC)

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