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Page 6 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1970 Sport's Parade obituaries News Youth.Honored— John Plank, 14, of Galveston, was honored here today during the National Junior Horticultural Association's 36th Annual Convention. He placed first in Indiana competition for the 1970 Canning Crops Contest Championship, Junior Section. His top-ranked entry was based on a 10-acre tomato project which yielded over 32 tons per acre. His profit for the project was $3,802. Congratulating Plank is Dr. Edwin A. Crosby, Director, Agriculture Division of the National Canners Association which cosponsors the contest with NJHA. The young farmer received project guidance from George Kline, a Libby, McNeill & Libby fieldman of the Kokomo plant. Libby's sponsored the project and purchased the crop. He is. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Plank, route 2, Galveston. Indiana Gas Utilities To File Revised Rates An order was issued Friday, December 11, by the Public Service Commission of Indiana permitting gas utilities in Indiana, including Indiana Gas Company, to file revised rate schedules to reflect changes in the cost of gas purchased from interstate pipeline suppliers. The effect of this order is to authorize each gas utility in Indiana to recover increases, and to pass on reductions, in the cost of gas purchased from its suppliers by making appropriate adjustments in its existing customer rate schedules. Such rate adjustments may be made following an informational filing with the PSCI, and would become effective thirty days after the date of filing, subject to approval by the PSCL The order states that this tracking adjustment is needed to offset the effect of successive increases in the price of gas purchased from pipeline suppliers and the depressing effect such increases will have on the level of operating income and return previously authorized for each gas utility by the PSCL The cost of purchased gas constitutes approximately 50 percent of the annual operating expenses of the gas utilities in Indiana. This rate adjustment method was made available to gas utilities in the state because the Federal Power Commission, which regulates the rates of both the producers of natural gas and the pipeline suppliers, has permitted numerous upward rate adjustments for producers and suppliers alike, and now has under consideration additional price incentives for improving gas supply which are expected to result in further increases in the Drires Small Paintings) and Miniatures For Christmas (By Local Artists) May Be Seen At 135 So. West SU at which producers will sell natural gas to interstate pipeline companies. Since the EPC has authorized tracking provisions for pipeline companies, any increases in gas costs to them will be passed on to their distribution utility customers such as Indiana Gas Company. By MILTON RICHMAN NEW YORK (UPI) -Casey Stengel isn't ever going to let the parade pass him by. Hs's wearing those long collars now. "Styles change," he says. "You gotta keep up with *em or you're licked." Frank Lane makes his living in baseball scouting for the Baltimore Orioles but he keeps up with the other sports too, parUcuarly football and basketball having officiated both at one time. He feels that too many field goals detract rather than add to the game, because they make the other club's defense rather meaningless. And he suggests at their next league meeting the pro football people put in a rule, limiting the number of i points field goals from different | places on the field would be worth. The idea isn't a.bad one at all but Lane never is going to get somebody like George Blanda to go along with it. "Anytime they think about taking any of the foot out of football," says Oakland's place- kicking specialist, "they're making an awful mistake." ... A friend of Gene Mauch asked him how he was feeling the other day and the Montreal manager said fine. "My players claim I'll never have a heart attack because I don't have a »heart," Mauch laughed ... If you don't think sports are among the last remaining virtues of the world all you have to do is look up either Doug Sanders or Alex Webster today. Both are walking on air because of what happened Sunday, Sanders . winning bis first tournament in three years in the Bahamas and Webster's New York Giants staying alive with a 34-17 win over the St. Louis Cards. "I just want to thank all those people who never lost faith in me," Sanders says. "You know that swollen wrist of mine? It doesn't hurt a bit anymore." Webster laughs and says nothing hurts now, then adds "but we've still got a lot of work to do." ... Daryle Lamonica was asked what he thought of Pittsburgh's Terry Bradshaw. "He has a good arm and a lot of ability but he's going to have to learn consistency," said the Oakland quarterback. "He's got to learn to stay in the protective pocket more. He runs around too much." To which someone who heard Lamonica cracked: "If he played behind Pittsburgh's offensive line he'd run around a little more, too." Mrs. Flora Shaffer Rites Tuesday MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.: This strange-looking structure is a 10-story office building going up—or more properly, down- because the developers, who are also the contractors, save money and say they can complete it faster this way. It works thus: an entire floor is put together on the ground, then jacked up and fastened to two inner | service cores. One crew goes aloft and installs wiring, pipes, and finishwork, while the other crew is on the ground, getting the next floor ready. A new floor is being hung every week, and the contractors expect to be on the ground by February. * Pro Basketball (Continued from page 4) For the evening, Jones had 33 and Calvin 31, and New York's Rick Barry, coming back less than a week before after a long injury, had 28. j A Texas surge left the Cougars behind, 114-108, with 3:30 left to play, but Carolina ran off nine straight points to go back in front, 117-114. Texas; rebounded with two quick baskets to regain the lead and set the stage for Newmark's! game-winning basket. Bob Ver-j ga led Carolina with 31 points.' UPITELEPHOTO * Police Kill (Continued from page one) station off lined the against a "There's JACK Dempsey likes Joe Frazier to beat Cassius Clay. Vefore they fought a week ago, Fraazier said Oscar Bonavena would • lick Cpay, which merely goes to prove what the weather man always says about making predictions is true: You can't win ... Mrs. Flora Shaffer, 87, a lifelong resident of Arcadia died Saturday at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Shaffer-Hartley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Arcadia Cemetery. Friends may call at Shaffer-Hartley Funeral Home anytime. The deceased was the widow of Raymond B. Shaffer, who preceded her in death in 1967. He was a funeral director 50 years at the old Shaffer Funeral Home. The couple owned the Shaffer Furni- debush, Atlanta ture Store which Mrs. Shaffer v " t managed. She was a member of Arcadia Methodist Church and a 50 year member of Order of Eastern Star. Surviving are two daughters. Miss Mary Shaffer of Arcadia and Mrs. Thomas (Martha) Hawk of New Palestine. If ymu're looking for an exceptionally good book to give somebody for Christmas I suggest "A Thinking Man's Guide to Pro Football" (Dutton — $6.95) by Paul Zimmerman of the Nsw York Post. Most of the so-called thinking man's guides make me think of never ever reading another one, but Zimmerman has worked hard on this one and turned out a bell-ringer... The Texas Longhorns don't figure on stopping Joe Theismann in the Cotton Bowl on New.Year's Day. Not completely anyway. "You're not going to shut out Joe Theismanh and you're not going to shut out the Notre Dame offense," says Tsxas Coach Darrell Royal. "I think Notre Dame is every bit the equal of the University of Texas. If they beat us on New Year's Day it won't be that much of an upset." Yeah, and it wouldn't exactly make Darrell Royal's day either... the air. He then seven personnel table and said going to be a LIONS CLUB APPRECIATION DAY* 1 to thank the people of Tipton community for their support on local LION CLUB projects, BE OUR GUEST for COFFEE and DONUTS at > the club bouse, North East st. You Are All Welcome Wednesday, Dec. 16 : ^r S MERRY CHRISTMAS cO** * revolution soon in Canada." He also made critical remarks about the CHBC. Then, Rea said, the man "seemed to realize wtathewas doing." He left the studio and headed for the front door of the building. As the man left CKPG, RCMP Const. Roger Postn one of several police around the building, called to the man to "hold it rigtt there." Const. Post approached the man, unbuckling his holster as he did so. The man then fired two shots from his Belgian-made pistol, hitting Const. Post's holster and wounding another man in the foot. Const. Post and a third man both fired, hitting the man in the armpit and mouth. He was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead on arrival. • Yince's Donuts SAT., DEC. 12,1970 ADMISSIONS: Charles Malott, Tipton; Opal Duncan, Tipton; Roxie Pickard, Tipton; John Owens, Tipton; James Hubbard, Tipton; Ezra Warfield, Windfall; Oakley Clouser, Windfall; Loren Gunkel, Tipton; Belva Baker, Elwood; Judy Click, Sheridan; Wilma Chiles, Tipton; Max Starred, Arcadia; Mary Ramey, Tipton; Patricia Dunn, Tipton. DISMISSALS: Sarah Lesko, Tipton; James Long, Tipton; Eula Wilcox, Sbarpsville; Paul Ward, Tipton; Jennifer Strong, 199 Tippecanoe; Catherine Coats Tipton; Dona Turnpaugh, Greentown; Estel Legg, Hobbs; Paul Duncan, Greentown; "Gloria Rou- Donald Glass, Kokomo SUN„ DEC. 13,1970 ADMISSIONS: Kenneth Hodson Arcadia; Fern Sellers, Kempton; Garvin Guffey, Tipton; Doris Morris, Tipton; Sally Cooper, FALLS TO. DEATH LOS ANGELES (UPI) -A tree trimmer fell to his death on busy Wilshire Boulegard Friday when he accidentally cut through his safety belt. Police said David Crockett, 52, Compton, was trimming dead fronds from a palm tree with a power saw when he cut the belt and fell 30 feet to the pavement.' It was his first day on the job. Tipton; Joseph Ramseyer.Shar- psville; Rickie Brannum, Tipton; Andrew Altherr, Tipton; Mickey Strange, Tipton. DISMISSALS: Judy DeWitt, and Infant, Windfall; Betty Bagley, Tipton; Ruth Clark & Infant, Windfall; Harold Tinney, Arcadia; Dorothy Jackson, Tipton; Garvin Guffey, Tipton; Phyllis Evans, Tipton. BIRTH: Mr. and Mrs. Ted Morris, Tipton; Boy born at 9:18 a.m. on December 13. Ever since he got Curt Flood, people keep asking Washington owner Bob Short how he feels about Flood's suit against baseball. Short answers them all the say way: "I didn't bring it; I didn't defend it." In other words if Flood hits somewhere around .350 for Washington, Bob Short might forgive him anything ... There is some interest among other clubs in Baltimore's Frank Robinson but not as much as you'd imagine there would be in someone who had 25 homers, 78 RBI's and the fifth best batting average (.306) in the American League this year. Principal reasons for the lukewarm interest in Robinson are his age (35) and his salary (an estimated $115,000) plus the fact it is known he'd like to manage in the big Ieeagues that that makes some other managers do a little thinking. The Mets bad a crack at Robinson but said they weren't interested. The Yankees said they were but they like to think a while. They're still thinking about maybe they should've gotten Hank Greenberg or at least Mike Epstein. A couple of National League clubs also are interested, but they want to think a little more about it, too. Meanwhile, Robinson's overall value in the baseball markets goes down, not up. Only a few years back when he was MVP with the Orioles you couldn't get him for anything. Now he probably can be bad for maybe a stickout minor league prospect and a "consideration," which boiled down, means cash. That's not only baseball, that's life. Chester A. Hunt Dies Suddenly Chester Allen Hunt, 64, 1130 South Washington street, Kokomo, died early today following a heart attack. He was dead on arrival at Howard Community Hospital. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at McMullan-Rude Funeral Home in Kempton with Rev. H.L. Potter officiating. Burial will be at Kempton Cemetery. Friends may call at the McMullan-Rude Funeral Home after 4 p.m. Tuesday. The deceased was born in Tipton County, September 21, 1906, the son of Charles and Ada (Hill) Hunt. He was married December 18, 1925 to Clara Mae Bitner who survives. He was a member of Moose Lodge in Kokomo and a retired sales manager of Warsaw Mobile Homes. Surviving with the widow, Ada, is a sonv Lester Hunt, and a daughter, Mrs. Betty Jean Beatty, both of Kokomo. Also surviving are five sisters, Mrs. Neva Smith, Mrs.Wilma Coats, both of Anderson; Mrs. Nettie Mcintosh, Monroe; Mrs. Ruby Stouder and Mrs. Nellie Durban, both of. Huntington; and one brother, Darrell Hunt, Wateru- liete, Michigan. Also surviving are four grandchildren. Howard Elliott Graveside Rites Howard H. Elliott, 77, Windfall, route 1, died Saturday at 5 p.m. at Tipton County Memorial Hospital following a five month illness. He had been confined in the hospital for a period of three weeks. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Indianapolis Washington Park East with Willard Heiff officiating. Friends may call after noon today and until 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Pritchard Funeral Home in Windfall, j The deceased was born in Richmond March 28, 1893, the son of John M. and Arra (Hunt) Elliott. He was married August 20,1919 to Miss Doris Wagamon. They had resided in Windfall since 1944. He was a member of Whitewater Friends Monthly Quaker Meeting, Webb Masonic Lodge, Richmond and Scottish Rite of Indianapolis. He was a graduate of Winston-Salem Boys School in North Carolina and attended Earlham College. He was employed by Dun and Bradstreet, YMCA of Richmond and Chicago. He began employment with Joseph A. Goodard Company in * William G. Nash (Continued from page one) Nash firm. A special award was presented to John Volk and Sons, Battle Creek, Neb., who recorded 1,464 individuals in 1970, the highest number recorded by one firm for the year. Runner up for this award was the firm of Wm. G. Nash and Sons, Sharpsville, Ind. with 1,124. Highlights at the meeting included the annual report, by executive secretary, Harold Boucher; the election of two new members to the board of directors', the presentation of the Oliver Memorial Trophy; and the presentation of awards to 1970 Hampshire recording leaders. Harold Boucher, executive secretary, Hampshire Swine Registry, reported 74,101 individual recordings in 1970 with .37,340 litters recorded. Boucher said that Illinois led in individual recordings with 9,266; with Missouri second 8,980; and Iowa third, 7,424. He also reported that there were 680 new members in 1970, the highest number of new members in eight years. Robert Hinds, Willow Springs, Mo., and James Walsh, Beloit, Wis., were elected to the board of directors. Hinds replaced A. Ruben Edwards, Middletown, * Delco Remy (Continued from page one) arately. The" Delco contract is the last of nine local contracts to be negotiated for GM plants in Indiana, following termination Nov. 11 of a nationwide selective strike against GM by the UAW. Management and the union announced the agreement last Wednesday. The Delco Remy plant here was oe of two Indiana GM plants exempted from the strike, which began in.Septem­ ber. Effects of the strike, however, resulted in the layoff of more than 9,000 Delco em­ ployes. When the strike ended, Delco eventually resumed production with all employes, while continuing to negotiate with the local union. 1930 and retired in 1959. Surviving are the widow, Doris, who is employed as a part-time clerk at Tipton County Library and two daughters, Mrs. J. D. (Evelyn) Leffler of Bloomington and Mrs. William P. (Ann) Will- etis of Franklin, Pa. Also surviving are two sons, Ralph C. Elliott of Lake Charles, La. and Robert J. Elliott of Montgomery, Ind.; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mo., and Walsh replaced Jim Stanton, Platteville, Wis. Edwards and Stanton were not eligible for re-election. Hinds and Walsh are both leading Hampshire breeders in their states and have been active;in Hampshire Swine Registry and improving the Hampshire breed for many years. Gail Thies, Mason City, 111., was re-elected to the board. The following were re-elected officers of Hampshire Swine Registry in the board of directors meeting: Paul McKinnis, Otter- be in, Ind., president; Buddy Winter, Lubbock, Texas, vice-president; Harold Boucher, Peoria, HI., executive secretary; and Virgil Bachtel, Peoria, HI., treasurer. _ • BRINKMAN ANDERSON, Ind. (UPI) Jerry Brinkman, Martinsville, rolled a 300 game Saturday during the Hoosier All-Star Bowling Association tourney. Brinkman was bowling in singles competition. He finished with a three-game total of 749. * Troop Withdrawal > (Continued from page one) the fighting in which Cambodian troops recaptured Bat- theay to reopen Highway 6." The Cambodian Command said eight government troops were killed and 99 wounded in the 12 hour battle. They said the Communists left 24 bodies behind and estimated 60 were dragged away. The recapture od Battheay was achieved with the help of tanks and reopend Highway 6 to Skoun, the crossroads town and supply center 52 miles northeast of Phnom Penh. Battheay is 25 miles north of the capital. Lt. Col. Am Rong, the official Cambodian military spokesman, said an estimated regiment of North Vietnamese troops today launched several waves of attacks against Cambodian paratroops and special forces at Prey Totung on Highway 7 about 50 miles east-northeast of Phnom Penh. Am Rong said more than 100 Cambodian troops were wounded in heavy fighting at Prey Totung Saturday. He gave no casualty figures from later fighting. Only one wounded Cambodian was evacuated from Prey Totung after Saturday's fighting. South Vietnamese pilots flying Cambodia's two operat- i n g ambulance helicopters dared not land because of heavy Communist groundfire that had already shot down one American jet in the area. South Vietnamese spokesmen in Saigon said terrorists, threw . a grenade into a crowd watching television at Trung Hieu, 65 miles southwest of Saigon Sunday night. The wounded included 35 civilians and 11 soldiers. U.S. military spokesmen reported the loss of two Air Force jets over Cambodia and Laos and the downing, of two helicopters in South Vietnam over the weekend. No crewmen were killed in the loss of the jets but one helicopter crewman was killed and three wounded. HOLIDAY CASH CASH BUYING IS BETTER BUYING Get The Cash You Need For Those Holiday Purchases $100-$200-$300- or More You can avoid charge accounts and extra payments by shopping with cash. You Can Count On Local Finance Usa Your Credit For A Batter Ufa LOCAL FINANCE "OK" Sltler 136 South Main St. Tipton DOUBLE FEATURE MEET CAPTAIN TURNER'S BABY BRIGADE! When they get hurt they cry! vt,e When they get mad they kill! HORNETS'NEST AT so THTS FEATURE STARTING AT vT05 VAN CLEEF BERGER »«*M1MH STARTS WED. 4 BIG DAYS! 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