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HAROLD J. BURTON ARCH1723 ASSISTANT INDIANA STATE LIBRAR INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA^ tiUnu VOLUME 76, NO. 61 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE MONDAY. DECEMBER 14, 1970 10C PER COPY 45<? PER WEEK ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4. 1895. AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON. INDIANA SECOND iCLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 Christmas Programs Slated Scouts to Sing Cub Scout Pack #590 will enter in the Christmas season by presenting a selection of Christmas Carols on Friday, Dec. 18 at 7:00 p.m. on the Court House lawn. The community is invited to join in festivity. Lincoln School To Present Program Thurs. The students of Lincoln Elementary School will present their special Christmas Program on Thursday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. The program will be under the direction of Mrs. HowardSwaim. Students from kindergarten thru sixth grades will be participating. Babysitting services will be provided for pre-school children by the T.HJ3. Sunshine Society. A short P.T.A. meeting will be included in the evenings program. Arcadia Music Department To Nine Traffic Fatalities Recorded Over Week-end By United Press International Nine traffic fatalities over the weekend raised Indiana's 1970 count of highway dead to at least 1,463 today compared with 1,569 a year ago. . Three fatalities occurred Sunday night, in wrecks in Noble and Fountain counties. A brother and sister perished in Kendallville] Noble County, when a car driven.by their older brother was hit on the right side by an eastbound, 82 • car Penn Central freight train. Police identified the dead as Barbara Bollinger, 14, and her brother Benjamin, 9—both of Ken- dallvillem The driver was Ron­ ald 'L. Bollinger, 16, who apparently failed to heed warning flashers at the crossing, police said. Severely injured in the collision was another passenger in the car, Charlotte Slone, 14, Cree Lake. She was transferred from McCray Memorial Hospital at Kendallville to Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne. Claude R. Garner, 40, Hoops- ton, 111., was killed Sunday night in a Fountain County wreck on Interstate 74. His panel truck collided head - on with an auto driven by Nancy L. Pike, 23, West Lafayette. Troop 5 Withdrawal Ahead of Schedule F.O.P. Party —• Old Santa Claus sat down to the piano at the Tipton Moose Club Sunday afternoon, buthe turned his back on the keyboard because he had 50 nice boys and girls to set on his lap and whisper their Christmas wants and desires to him. In turn he had his helpers to give each of the youngsters an orange and a box of goodies. The occasion was the Fourth Annual Tipton Fraternal Order of Police Christmas Dinner and Children's Santa Party held at the Moose Club. Several more boys and girls just stood up close to Santa without setting on his lap and asked for something special for Christmas. About 120 persons attended the Christmas dinner prepared by the Ladies of the Moose. Pictured on Santa's lap is a seven months old boy and a three year old girl, children of FOP members. Alsophotoed in front of the Christmas tree, some awaiting their turn for Santa's ear and others having already spoken to the bearded man, with the twinkle in his eye, tie also children of FOP members. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Present special William G. IN ash and Sons Receive National Honors At Swine Registry Meeting Monday evening, December 21, 1970, at 7:30 p.m. a combined Christmas program of Hamilton Heights High School Music Department and the Arcadia Elementary music department will take place in the Hamilton Hei- gula ili&u Ccho&l' gym. The. high school band and chorus will play and sing appropriate Christmas music under the direction of Mr. Joseph Venturella. The Arcadia Elementary grades will present a narrated playlet entitled a "Carol Pageant". The elementary band will also perform. The elementary program is under the direction of Robert War nick. The public is cordially invited to attend. Hampshire Swine Registry announces that the Hampshire herd of Wm. G. Nash and Sons, Sharpsville, Indiana has gained national recognition. Basic Ben, a boar bred by the Nash firm, has been named to the 1970 All American herd. The All American herd, a pictorial presentation, consists of five boars, five gilts, and a barrow; and the Reserve All Amer­ ican herd includes five boars, five gilts, and a barrow. They are selected from entries made by breeders throughout the United States. A committee of nationally known judges work separately selecting the twenty-two individuals to receive this special recognition. Basic Ben, All American Senior Spring Boar, is the Illinois State Fair Junior and Grand Police Kill Man Who Forced Television Station to Close PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. (UPI)-Roy Edward Spencer, father of Toronto Maple Leaf hockey player Brian Epencer, was identified as the man killed by police after he forced a television station to close down because it was not broadcasting the Maple Leaf hockey game Saturday night. Prince George . Royal Canadian • Mounted Police said Sunday the 59-year-old man was shot after he refused to surrender to police and shot a constable in the foot. The man, a native of Fort St. James, B.C., was pronounced dead on arrival at Prince George Regional Hospital. John Rea, a newsman for Radio Station CKPG, which shares quarters with the television station, recounted the events of Saturday night. He said a call came to the station just after the hockey telecast began, and the caller demanded to know why the Toronto game was not being shown. Rea said the man grew abusive and threatened to come to tte station, but said it was not known whether the call was from the elder Spencer. About two hours later, a newsman entering the CKPG building was stopped by a man who wanted to know why the Toronto game was not on the air. Told, that CKPG had no choice of games, the man pulled a pistol and forced the newsman, Tarn Haertel, into the foyer. A phone call was made to the police after he entered. In the TV studio, Rea said, the man forced a technician to throw a switch and send the (Continued on page eight) PHILADELPHIA: Biting the hand that blessed him, Ronnie Brooks, 3, is little impressed with the dignity of a Cardinal and so nips the finger of John Cardinal Krol, who had been affectionately tickling the children under the chin at a Christmas party for handicapped children in Philadelphia. UPI TELE PHOTO '. Champion Boar, and sold to Nissin Seifun, Tokyo, Japan, for $7,500. . Annual Meeting Over 200 members of the Hampshire fraternity and their guests proved "There's No Business Like Hampshire Business" at the annual meeting of the Hampshire Swine Registry, December 2, 1970. The meeting chaired by Paul McKinnis, Hampshire Swine Registry president, Otterbein, Ind., was held at the Ascot House, Chicago, 111. The Oliver Memorial Trophy given to the breeder with the most significant 1970 barrow show record with purebred Hampshires was awarded toWm. G. Nash and Sons firm, Sharpsville, Ind. This is the tenth time this award has gone to the (Continued on page eight) Nixon Unveils Christmas Tree WASHINGTON (UPI) - Pat Nixon today unveils the White House Christmas decorations that already have been given an aevance billing by the-President. "Those who have seen them think they're the most beautiful they'v ever seen in the White House," Nixon told the White House Conference on Children Sunday. He then extended the 4,000 delegates an invitation to take a candlelight tour of the mansion Wednesday evening. Mrs. Nixon supervised the Yuletide decorations throughout the state rooms during the weekend. They were created by designer Henry Callahan of Saks Fifth Avenue and made by handicapped workers in New York. This evening the Nixons launch a series of holiday parties that will run through Dec. 23. They plan tocelebrate Christmas in the White House, probably with several members of the Eisenhower family. Starting this evening there will be two consecutive "open, house" gatherings for members of Congress and their wives. Wednesday afternoon, members of the Women's National Press Club and American Newspaper. Women's Club will be entertained. Nixon will press a button Wednesday evening lighting the national Christmas tree on the ellipse at the "Pageant of Peace." Escapes Injury In Car Accident Donald E. Nichols, 22, Lynchburg, Ohio, escaped injury after he lost control of his 1967 vehicle and slammed into a telephone pole. The accident occurred as he was traveling east on 400 south at county road 75 west Friday at 6:30 p.m. According to J.L. Sailors, Indiana State Trooper, who investigated, $150 was estimated damage to the vehicle. The driver was arrested for reckless driving. "False-Alarm" Suspect Charged A 13 year-old Tipton boy has admitted making false fire calls to the Tipton Fire Department and has been jtaken into custody and charged with the act. Tipton Police were investigating three false fire alarms, when the 13 year-old boy's calls were solved. The young man will be charged in Juvenile Court and he will be released to the custody of his parents. ' Tipton police and fire department officials urge all youth and adults alike to cooperate in eliminating false calls and if one is made to help solve it. By BERT W. OKULEY SAIGON (UPI}-The .U.S. Command said today President Nixon's Phase 5 troop withdrawal program has been completed three weeks ahead of schedule, reducing the number of American GIs in Vietnam to 343,700 men. It left the lowest number of American troops in the war zone since October of 1966. President Nixon's latest withdrawal program had called for leaving no more than 344,000 Americans in Vietnam by Christmas. U.S. C o mm and sources said 7,000 more troops would be pulled out by Dec. 31. '•; The peak number Americans^ in the war zone was 543,400 in April, of 1969. Slightly more than 200,000 have been with­ drawn since then. Allied communiques said terrorists threw a grenade into a crowd watching television in Mekong Delta village Sunday night, killing four Vietnamese civilians and wounding 46. In another attack, a bus loaded with American GIs in Eaigon was hit by a firebomb which exploded in the street without causing injury. Field reports from Phnom Penh said Cambodian troops had reopened Highway 6 linking Phnom Penh and the town of Skoun, the supply base serving Cambodia's northern battlefronts. Premier Lon Nol visited the battlefield in the last hours of (Continued on page eight) Delco Remy Contract Ratified by Members ANDERSON, Ind. (UPI) - A new contract was expected to be in effect today for the estimated 14,500 United Auto Workers Local 662 at the General Motors Corp. Delco Remy plant here. The contract was ratified by show of hands voting in three meetings Saturday. Richard J. Vest, the local's recording secretary, said t h e rontract automatically would take effect with notofication of management this morning. . Vest, who was present at all three voting meetings of the workers, estimated between "2,200 and 2,400 members voted anj'fewer than 40 raised their hands in opposition to the con­ tract. He said Sunday that only two hands expressed a "nay" vote at the largest meeting, attended by at least 1,600 produc- tio workers. At least 20 negative votes, he said, occurred at the first meeting of the day, attended by more than 400 skilled trades workers. Each meeting concerned a worker group affected by a different part of the The main gains in local bargaining concerned seniority, transfers, relief agreements, and working condition improvements, according to union spokesmen. contract. The "lower-paid maintenance workers" also met sep- (ConUnued on page eight) She was hospitalized at Danville, 111., with serious injuries, according to authorities. Three Monroeville residents were killed and a fourth injured critically Saturday afterhoo in a car-truck collision on snow- covered Indiana 101, about a mile south of Monroeville in Allen County. The victims were Mrs. Mary Zuber, 41, her son, David, 12, and "Mrs. Helen Dawson, 42. Mrs. Dawson's daughter, Pamela, 12, was injured critically. Card Appeal BEIRUT (UPI) - It could be a card-filled Christmas foi a deaf American mother, if Arab readers respond to an appeal in a Beirut newspaper today. The English-Language Daily Star carried this notice, "please send a card or letter to my dear wife who has been totally deaf since 9 years old. We have been married 14 years and she has a 7-year-old blonde, blue- eyed daughter in perfect health. We own our home so we need nothing. I just want to surprise her with a card from you. It's better than anything i can buy." Readers were asked to send their cards to Mrs. James R. Davis, of Gary, Ind. Interstate 65 To Open Friday INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)- A ribbon cutting ceremony Friday will open a 26.35-mile section of Interstate 65 between U.S. 24 near Remington and Indiana 25 at Lafayette. The ceremony will be at the Indiana 43 interchange north of Lafayette. Governor Wtiitcomb ana Indiana State Highway Commission Executive Director R.H. Harrell will be among the dignitaries oh hand for theceremony. Still under construction on the Indianapolis - Chicago segment of the interstate highway is a 34.5-mile stretch between Lafayette and Lebanon. This will be opened sometime in the fall of 1972. Police Report Tipton Police arrested Donald E. Nichols, 22, of Lynchburg, . Ohio driving on Tipton Streets last weekend and charged him with reckless driving. Nichols was cited to Tipton City Court for a Dec. 15 appearance. Fire Run Tipton Firemen had on report a run Sunday 12:45 p.m. to the Jack Taylor residence, 417 Mill street. The report stated that grease on the kitchen stove caught fire and caused excessive smoke in the house. The blaze was brought under control with damage set at $10. Attempted Break-in An attempted break-in at the home of Mrs. Frank Beatty, Sharpsville route .2, was reported to J.L. Sailors, Indiana State Trooper, by Mrs. Beatty's daughter, Mrs. Curtis Hopkins, Kokomo. The burglary attempt was discovered by the daughter Friday at 7:30 p.m. According to investigating officer, thieves were frightened by neighbors or passing motorists traveling U.S. 31.. junior high Weather |cioud type - Strattus, overcast Present temperature - 32 Maximum temperature - 33 Minimum temperature - 27 Wind Direction - South • Wind Velocity -2 mph Relative Humidity - 77% Precipitation - 0 Barometer Reading - 30.19 rising Forecast - No change. Practice Victim — (L-R) Tipton Hospital Nurses Emily Jane Hawkins, Patricia Kimmerling and Mary Miller practicing external heart massage and artificial respiration on "Res- cusci Anne" in the Tipton Hospital Emergency Room last week to demonstrate this first aid which is vital to some Coronary Care patients before they can be admitted to the hospital. Rescusci Anne has a rubber bead and is a rubber bodied dummy with pink skin, blonde hair, artificial lungs with opening from mouth to lungs, and is inflated by air pump. Clothing for Rescusci Anne is a blue jumper suit, white shoes and socks. When not in use Anne is deflated and stored in a suit case 30" by 16". (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage)

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