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"M'^nZS ASSISTANT li;^A:iA?JX.I3, INDIANA VOLUME 75, NO. 52 THE TIFTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1970 10£ PER COPY ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895, AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON. INDIANA SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 Eh in aii To CROP Bureau Ted Ehman, 315 West Jefferson, was recently appointed to Indiana's CROP Speakers Bureau. He was guest speaker Wednesday night at the Madison County CROP kick-off banquet held in Frankton. Ehman first began seriously interested in CROP while in Haiti doing volunteer work. He and his father. Walter K. Ehman of Atlanta, spent two months in Haiti a year ago helping to build cisterns and facilities to store water during the rainy season. He learned about the CROP "food-for-work" programs and following his return to the states, has spent many hours traveling to various locations to tell the story. CROP is the Community Food Appeal of Church World Service and has a two-fold purpose: "to provide food and work to hungry, homeless and almost hopeless people in the world, and to rekindle the spirit of Thanksgiving among our people who "often take for granted the blessings which God has given us and which through misuse and waste, are becoming a curse." Mr. Ehman has been in strong demand by various organizations and churches to relate his experiences at Haiti and to show slides of the work and people there. He has presented his program in areas throughout Kentucky, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio and Indiana. He has been the kickqff speaker in several CROP county meetings. This week, Mr. Ehman was guest speaker at Methodist Church in Brook, Ind. He is scheduled to speak at Sharps- continued on page five) Law Advisory Board Law Course Recommended For High School Students In a continuing program study of Law Enforcement within the County, members and guests of Tipton Law Advisory Board met Wednesday night in the GAR room of the Courthouse to discuss changes that would perhaps improve the community relationship with those involved in the law establishment. A lack of understanding of law as well as a communication gap appears to exist between the youth of the community and those of high school which would develop a better understanding of law and the enforcement officer. The students at both meetings also suggested that the course would carry more impact and interest if local law enforcement officers assisted in the presentation personally. Stanley Herbert, special guest at the meeting and who will be assuming the office of Prosecuting Attorney in January stated that "youth are more interest­ ed in government and business today than in years past. They' want to know and to understand but adults are prone to let them remain in darkness." I do advocate a course or special training in the school so that these youth will know the score of what happens to those breaking the law." Herbert reminded those attending the Law Advisory meeting Judge Has Busy rtroom Cou Day Glenn * T. Boyer, city Judge, had a busy day in court Tuesday as he heard thirteen cases presented. He made the following assessments: Frank McLerran, 42, 507 Green street, was fined $25 plus $24 court costs and sentenced to 90 days at Indiana State Farm for public intoxication. The judge suspended the sentence pending good behavior and ordered the defendent to serve 10 days in the county Jail to pay his fine; Herman Alexander, 61, Windfall, was fined $10 plus $24 court costs for public intoxication and City Police Report City police investigated a three car accident Wednesday at 11:20 a.m. at intersection of Dearborn and West Streets. According to the report, John T. Long, 92, Atlanta, driving a 1970autonorth disregarded a stop sign, striking an auto being driven by Dollie M.Dunham, 69, 516 North Conde street, which then collided with a 1963 auto parked and owned by Murrel D. Wood, 471 North West street. The Wood auto was towed from the scene. There were no injuries according to the investigating officer. $25 plus $24 court costs for carrying a pistol. The gun was ordered destroyed by the sheriff within 72 hours; Eirmel Edwards, 59, Shoals, speeding, $5 plus $26.25 court costs; Virginia L. Walsh, 21, Anderson, disobeying an automatic signal, case taken under advisement; Larry W. Wilkey, 21, Elwood, disobeying an automatic signal, $2 plus $26.25 court costs; Gregory S. Wingfield, 20, Dayton, speeding, $3 plus $26.25 court costs; Bruce Bagley, 22, Anderson, disobeying a traffic signal, $7 plus $26.25 court costs; James Aikman, 28, Kokomo, speeding, $5 plus $26.25 court costs; Larry Anderson, 26, 316 Oak street, disregarding automatic signal, $2 plus $26.25; Loyd A. Lucas, route 6, Kokomo, 16, false registration, case taken under advisement; Ernest Ochoa, 21, Elwood, anti-noise violation, $1 plus $10 court costs; Gregory Schmitt, 21, route 5, public intoxication, $10 plus $24; Donald Parrish, 36, Anderson, disregarding automatic signal, case taken under advisement. Special Education- Special Education Teacher Mrs. Debbie Padgett and 17 of her students Thursday morning at Tipton Junior High School Audio-Visual Room watching a Purdue University 4-H TV Science Club program on weather, which comes under the Science of Heterology. Top of TV Receiver and antennas are shown in photo. Weather program displayed and explained Hygrometer, Barometer, Weather Thermometer, Rain Gauge, Wind Vane and Anamometer. Other TV program categories already viewed by the students are fire, animals, astronomy, plants, archeology, physics, behavior, and microbiology. Chemistry wiU be on the TV schedule soon. The students are scheduled on the Science TV program one time a week. Mrs. Padgett said after the TV viewing a discussion is held on the subjects and details of the program. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) ."The System." Last month, a Schooi Board Meelin <3 demy discussed the problems. — ; The discussion was continued last night as three Tipton High School students present at the meeting expressed their feelings on the subject. The students expressed a desire to know the laws and how the laws affected them; what are the procedures of law concerning an offender and various other aspects of law enforcement. It was suggested that a study course be offered at the (Continued on page five) Emergency Generator Purchase Approved "Inflation Alert" Retail Food Industry'Criticized WASHINGTON (UPI)- An administration farm official, speaking on the heels of a White House "inflation alert," Wednesday criticized the retail food industry for keeping consumer pork prices up despite Bond Sales Drop Chairman of the Tipton County U. S. Savings Bonds Committee has received a report revealing that the County's Savings Bonds Committee has received a report revealing that the County's Savings bonds sales for October were $14,411 compared with $27,482 for the corresponding period of last year. Indiana sales for October were $11,333,593 and $11,550,931 for a like period of 1969 — a loss of 1.9 percent. Forty-nine of Indiana's ninety- two counties reported sales gains for the month when compared with sales of October. 1969. record low hog prices. Don Paarlberg, director of agricultural economics in the Agriculture Department, and a former Purdue odficial, said that retailers had failed to trim their marketing costs and consumers, were thus losing out on one of the sharpest declines in hog prices in history. , . Paarlberg said he and Agri- V: culture Secretary Clifford M. Hardin decided to focus public attention on the disparity in pork prices between the farm and the home, primarily to help farmers. He said the White House had not been consulted on the matter but the announcement camt jist one day after President Nixon's top economic advisers Choral Society Will Present "The Messiah" Mrs. Joseph C. Renie.Sharps- ville, and John Patrick, Tipton, will, appear-as soloists* in the performance of Handel's "The Reversed Boot Camp Proposed for Returning Vietnam War Veterans By JOHN HALL WASHINGTON (UPI) —A Harvard research psychiatrist who spent two years working with returning Vietnam veterans said today a "boot camp in reverse" should be created to make returning combat troops less violent before they>eenter civilian life. Dr. Charles J. Levy, in testimony prepared for the •Senate Veterans Affairs Sub- P committee, said men returning from Vietnam suffered profound disorientation and some were unable to distinguish between Vietnam and the community to which they return. Levy gave the subcommittee what he had said were transcripts of tape-recorded conversations he bad with some veterans. "Like when I got back from Vietnam my sister yelled at me," he quoted one enlisted man, "I split her leg open with a lamp...it makes you an animal. Like you can't reason." "You see guys with legs blown off," another was quoted. "Gookds with their heads blown off and their legs off and their chests wide open. You say, 'an, is that all.there is to it?' Just you're dead. And no more. You get that attitude that SOUTH-WEST OF PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA: Vietnamese Marines, wounded during a combined Cambodian-Vietnamese operation, are evacuated by he 11 copter to medical centers away from the COM * of battle. . UPI TELEPHOTO people are just matter...I think nothing of biting a person's ear off because it's just something that I've begun to live with.. Levy said all the men he quoted were promoted while in Vietnam and one was awarded a Silver Star. War Crimes By WESLEY G. PIPPERT WASHINGTON (UPI) -A group of Vietnam war veterans have told an unofficial inquiry that American soldiers torture and murder Viet Cong prisoners to gain intelligence information. They said, prisoners were thrown from .helicopters, tortured with electrical shocks to genitals and breaste, six-inch pegs were driven into their ears, and women were threatened with their children's deaths. The veterans commented at the National Veterans Inquiry into U.S, War Crimes Policy, sposored by antiwar groups. Dr. Gordon Livingston, a former Army surgeon in Vietnam and now a resident in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University, said American soldiers go through a "whole process of ( dehumaization" that starts with referring to Vietnamese as "gooks" and "slants." Killing,Becomes Insignificant (Continued on page five) Messiah" to be presented by the -Kokomo Choral Society in Tipton Sunday. The performance will start at '4:30 p.m. at Kemp United Methodist Church. Other soloists named 1 for "The Messiah" performance will be Mrs. JudyLunsford, Kokomo and Tim Noble, the lead soloists with Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians. The program is under the direction of James Noble, director of music at Peru Senior High School. A second performance by the Choral Society wiU feature the same soloists and will be presented December. 13 at Grace United Methodist Church in Kokomo. Mrs. Renie, soprano, has done extensive solo work in the Kokomo area for a number of years. She studied music for five years with the late Edna S. Hite of Kokomo. She has sung with the Kokomo Choral Society for a number of years and served as a member of the Board of Directors of that group. Mrs. Lunsford, alto, sang the alto solos in "Toe Messiah" last year. She has studied music in Kokomo and also under Arthur Cur ran of Marion. She attended Butler University on a vocal scholarship and attended a summer workshop for soloists at Indiana University. She has been (Continued on page five) junior high er Cloud type - Stratus, overcast Present temperature - 54 Maximum temperature - 59 Minimum temperature - 49 Wind Direction - South Wind Velocity - 3 mph ^Relative Humidity - 93% Precipitation - 0 'Barometer Reading - 29.09 falling Forecast - Colder with rain issued their second "inflation alert," criticizing the wage- price spiralin several industry. Paarlberg said farm prices dor bogs declined enough between January and October to bring retail prices down 17.9 cents a pound. But the actual decline on the grocers shelf measured only 7.7 cents a pound. The remaining 10.2 cents, be said, was swallowed up in increased marketing charged, including a 5.7 cents a pound boost in retail marketing margins. Another department economist estimated that if marketing spreads had remained at January, 1970 levels, then Octo- (Continued on page five) Proffer Convicted On Hashish Smuggling Charge INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)Frederick Pratter, 22, a former graduate student at Indiana University, was convicted Wednesday night by a Federal Court jury on a charge of smuggling hashish into the country. The jury acquitted Pratter's wife, Amy, 21, a former IU student, of similar charges. The Jury spent four hours deliberating after the three-day trial ended before Judge Cale J.. Holder. A pre-sentence investigation was ordered. The Pratters were indicted (Continued on page five) Fire Destroys Camp Munsee MUNCIE, Ind. (UPI)— Fire destroyed the main lodge at Camp Munsee, a Girl Scout camp on Prairie Creek Lake, Wednesday. The loss was estimated at $20,000. Firemen kept the flames from spreading to a smaller lodge and about 20 cabins. Fire Kills Three BRIDGETON, N.J. (UPI)- c Three members of a family were killed and a fourth severely burned - Wednesday night as fire swept through their apartment in this south Jersey town. Six others escaped without injury. Alejandro Ortis, .34, and his sons, Edwin, 5, and Antonio, 3, were killed. Another son, Abraham, 8, was rushed to Bridgeton Hospital with second degree burns over 60 per cent of his body. Tipton Community School Corporation Board members Wednesday night in regular session approved a change in orders in the construction of the Middle- Elementary School for the addition of one 100 kw size emergency generator. Too, the board approved the relocation of a three inch water main so as to be away from a new storm sewer in the parking lot. These changes are not out of the ordinary in physical construction where many diff-. erent products cannot be obtained, new products developed and regulations adhered to. Superintendent Vincent Guerf- ther.read a joint Special EducaV tion agreement between the Elf wood School City and Tipton Community School Corporation. A Farmer Drowns FRANCESVILLE, Ind. (UPI) — Services will be held Friday at Winamac for Melvin Kruger, 66, a Francesville area farmer, who 1 was found drowned in two feet: of water beneath his overturned farm tractor Tuesday night. . Authorities said Kruger was grading a ditch bank alone. The body was found when he did not return home after dark for the evening meal. copy of this agreement was signed by both the president of the local school board and the superintendent. Items approved by the board members were the superintendent's request to continue holding a teacher-parent interview at the end of the first semester for grades 1, 2, 3 and 4 instead of issuing report cards. Approved Superintendent Guenther's attendance to the Institute of School Law Dec. 17. Three Place At Chicago Marcia Hobbs placed second in the 4-H Shorthorn senior calf class at the International Livestock Show at Chicago. Marcia is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Hobbs of Madison Township. This calf previously won reserve grand champion steer at the Tipton County 4-H Fair and reserve champion shorthorn steer at the Indiana State Fair. Lu Ann Clouser placed 13th with an Angus steer in the 4-H classes. Lu Ann is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Clouser. Randy Smith placed 22nd with a Herefor Steer. Randy is a son of Mr-; and Mrs. Eugene Smith. Albino C00n-Walter"Timber" LiUy of Tipton R. 4, holding a 12 pound Albino Raccoon (Procyon lotor), a Carnivorous Mammal, which he caught Tuesday about 8 p.m. in a woods near his home in southeast Tipton County. This female Albino Raccoon, with pink eyes and an almost white . fur on its underneath and sides is only the second Albino Walter said he had ever seen, the first Albino was caught by Glen McCorkle in Tipton County many years ago. "Timber" first learned to coon hunt by following his older brothers into the woods as a small boy. Since then he has hunted with scores of neighbors and friends, but'Tuesday Night he was hunting only with his Walker hunting dog, Buster. Buster treed the coon and then Timber made the catch. Buster is the Grandson of Deep River Mike, a Wold's Champion Walker Dog in 1963. Readers who turn picture upside down, will notice sharpness of eyes. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage)

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