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KARQLD J. BURTON ARCHIV2S ASSISTANT INDIANA STATE LIBRARY INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA VOLUME 76, NO. 66 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1970 10£ PER COPY WEEK ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4. 1895, AT FOST OFFICE IN TIPTON. INDIANA SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON. INDIANA 46072 Peru Overtakes Devils 66-36 By Eldon Cage Tribune Sports Editor Tipton High School Gym « For the first time in the history of Tipton High School's new gym, two varsity basketball teams failed to make a field goal in the first quarter of play arid the Peru Tigers held a 3-1 lead over the tiny Tipton-Satans with all points coming on free throws, here Friday night. , - . Since the object of any game is to win within bounds of rules and sportsmanship, Tipton coach. John Moses and his small Blue Devils elected to play 'a ball control and possession game and try to be ahead at the end of 32 minutes of play, whether by 1110 or 100-99, however a few errors and the overall height of the giant Tigers of Peru was too much and Peru just overpowered the smaller Devils to the tune of 66-36 in a CIC game Friday night. One of the featured tall men on Peru's varsity was Rick Wolfert 6'7" Junior forward, but he was five inches shorter than the Tigers 7 foot senior center John Garrett (Garrett is actually 6' 11 3/4" in his bare feet and in Jiis basketball shoes 7' 1/2").. Garrett finished with 10 field goals of 18 attempts and 15 free throws of 18 attempts. He too, had 15 rebounds of Peru's 24 total. Big John also dribbled and passed well; moved around both baskets much better than he did (Continued on page six) Tri-Central Winning Streak Is Snapped By Eldon Cage Tribune Sports Editor Assist by Tom Gourley INDIANAPOLIS — Tri-Central (Tipton County) Trojans* eight game win streak was snapped Friday night at the Brebeuf High School gym by a tall Braves squad 81-74 despite the 33 point per- Fdrmers Trapped In Bus Crash LAFAYETTE, Ind. (UPI) — Twenty*five persons on a charter bus carrying farmers home from a convention at Louisville were trapped briefly early today after a collision near here with a car which burst into flames. The driver of the car was pulled unconscious from his auto by an unidentified passerby, but was not injured seriously. Seven persons on the bus were examined at a local hospital and released. The 24 passengers on the bus were Wisconsin and Minnesota farmers returning home from the National Farmers Organization convention at Louisville. formaijce of Trojan great Jim Martin^ The newly consolidated Tri-Central team had racked up eight consecutive wins against tough opposition without a loss. Now the Trojans will travel to Eastern at Greentown hoping to begin another long winning streak. Brebeuf, a big strong squad with 6-7 center Bob Wingerter getting 18 markers, 6-5 forward Fred Bromund netting 20 points, 5-11 guard Kim Norris tallying 21 and 5-8 guard Mike Fink 12, to raise the Braves season record to 7-1, put on a fourth quarter spurt to just edge the fine Tri-Central team. Bre­ beuf is considered one of the top Marion County and Indianapolis Metro teams. Giving Jim Martin fine support were Trojan stalwarts Jeff Modisett with 10 points, Rick Cyphers 14, Rod Johnson 9, and Dave Harding and Steve Vandiver four each. Dave Harding was tagged with three personal fouls in the first quarter as he was making sensational team plays to keep his Trojans ahead and then had to set out most of (Continued on page six) BULLETIN: A Peru man, Clarence Suttles, was listed in poor condition at the St. Joseph's Hospital, Kokomo as a result of being struck by a vehicle Friday 12:30 p.m. two miles northeast of Windfall. Suttles was reportedly trimming trees along a roadside when the mishap occurred. Details will be made in the' Tribune Monday. Courthouse To Close Tipton County courthouse will close at noon Monday In order that personnel may attend the funeral of Judge Oliver D. Wheatley. Offices will open Tuesday at the regular scheduled time. The courthouse will close at noon Thursday for the Christmas holidays and. open again on Monday, December 28. Ah American Legion Prayer For Our Prisoners of War Lord, shelter the prisoners of war in Southeast Asia. Open the hearts and minds of their captors that they may be restored to their homes and loved ones. Each has carried the burden of battle. Each has discharged an obligation of his country. ^ Each has been subjected to ^zard, pain and imprisonment beyond the lot of the soldier. O, Lord, these gallant men who bear so great a burden must not be forsaken. God of Justice to whom we pray, Thy compassion wel beseech: Lift their burden, given them strength and strike the shackles that deny them freedom. Editor's Note: The above prayer is being published through . the cooperation of American Legion in the hope that it will demonstrate to our own people and those of the world that during this holiday season America has not forgotten her servicemen who are prisoners of war in Southeast Asia. This is the season of mankind's greatest expression of hope (Continued on page six) _ •ft Public Is Invited to Attend "Live Nativity* Performance A special welcome is extended to the community from the Emanuel Lutheran Church as it proudly presents the High School Youth of the congregation in the 6th annual "Living Nativity." Performances will be held December 21 and 22 at 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 and 8:30 p.m. The Nativity will be presented at the Emanuel Lutheran Church on State Road 19 South, each performance will be in seven parts: I, The Annunciation To Mary *• The angel announces the birth of Jesus to Mary; II, The Birth of Christ; m. The Shepherds In The Fields; IV, The Adoration of the Shepherds at the Manger; V, The Wise Men; VI, O Holy Night; VH, A Prayer for Peace. . The cast of characters, all teenagers of the church, are: Mary, Janice Doversberger; Joseph, Kurt Doversberger; Annunciation Angel, Becky Rump; Angel I, Julie Massey; Angel n, Rosanna Wray; Angel HI, John Cook; Angel IV, Kevin Bridge; Shepherd I, David. Sandman; Shepherd H, Drainage Boara* Hears Profesfs Members of Tipton County Drainage Board met recently to hear protests over proposed tile drain upkeep. Landowners assessed on the B.B. Leavitt-Horton Tile drain filed objections declaring this drain was old and obsolete and should be abandoned, due to new drains being laid, all of them draining to the Zauss open drain which had also been reconstructed recently. The board members voted to declare the B.B. Leavitt Drain abandoned and an order was issued to the County Engineer to check on new drains in this area. Remonstrances totaling 398.21 acres were filed with the Drainage Board by Hester Heath, Lucille Yundt, Ida E. Miller, Nellie Scudder, Smith, Regal Farms, Inc. and Robert C. Orr objecting to the establishment of a maintenance fund on the M. J. Leavitt Drain. Since objections totaled 53 1/2 percent which is more than the required 51 percent, the Board voted to abandon action on this drain until a later date. Earl Hemmeger, county engineer discussed the upkeep and. maintenance of the Anna Ribel(Continued on page six) Bill Rump; Shepherd HI, David Wehman; Shepherd IV, David Smelser; Wise Men, Dale Leininger. Kip Bergman, and Chris Kleyla. . Costuming and makeup will be done by Carol Cook, Lu Ann Schwear, Jo Ann Weismiller. In charge of parking of cars during performances will be Keith and Mark Piel, Arnold Duncan, Richard and Tom Heffelmire. Assisting the young people will be Rev. Donald Biester and Miss Dorothy Taggart, the Men's Club is in charge of scenery. Former Coach Elected President Dr. Thomas E. Deem was appointed President of Yakima Valley College, Yakima, Washington, by the Board of Trustees of Community College District 16 at their November 25,1970, board meeting. He has been Acting President since July, 1970. Dr. Deem coached and taught at Tipton HighSchooifrom 1954 through 1957. Dr. Deem went to Yakima from Lake Land College, Mattoon, Illinois, where he served for three years as Dean, Arts and Sciences. He has been in commun- Gene Stroud Receives Medal Specialist Four Gene R.Stroud, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison L. Stroud, route 2, Windfall,' Ind., recently received the Army Commendation Medal while serving with the 321st Transportation Company near Long Binh, Vietnam. Spec. Stroud earned the award for meritorious service as a truck driver in the company. He entered the Army in May 1969, completed basic training at Ft. Knox, Ky., and was last stationed at Ft.' Carson, Colo. He also received a Safe Driving Certificate for driving 20,000 miles without accident or traffic violation. The Specialist is a 1968 graduate of Windfall High School. ity college work for eleven years as a teacher, athletic coach and administrator. He also has a background in industry, business and the U.S. Navy. Dr. Deem's educational degrees include a Bachelor of Naval Science from Holy Cross College, Worchester, Massachusetts; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University; Master's degree in Educational Administration from Purdue University; and Doctor of Education from the University of Illinois. With Dr. Deem in Yakima are his wife Mary Ann, formerly of St. Louis, Missouri, and daughters . Becky, 14, Sharon 16, and Jacquelyn, 18. His son, Scott, 22, is a senior at. Northern Hl- inois University. Mundell Enrolls In Auto School . Larry A. Mundell of R.R. 2, Atlanta, Indiana has been accepted by Lincoln Technical Institute in Indianapolis where he will study automotive technology. Larry will begin the 63 week Auto-Diesel Technology course on July 5, 1971. The course is designed to prepare young men for careers in the automotive service industry. Larry is currently a senior at Tipton High School. Property Transfers Indiana First In Nation to Complete Federal Narcotic & Drug Training By HORTENSE MYERS INDIANAPOLIS (UPI )Indiana's entire state police force of 878 men, the first in the nation to complete a federal training course in narcotics and Prepare for Tip-Off-- Just before the battle, Dear Fans! Two referees for the Tipton-Peru basketball game Friday night at the Tipton gym giving instructions to Tipton team captains, left, Jim York and Bob Richardson both about 6' tall and on right in white warmups are Peru captains, John Garrett 7' in rear (head drooping) and John Buffington 6'2" tall. In background are Tipton cheerblock and fans in lower and upper deck on east side of Tipton gym. Garrett is the most sought after Indiana High School basketball player by college scouts from over the nation. Garrett scored 35 points and had 15 rebounds in the Peru 66-36 win over the Devils, ptaff Photo by Eldon Cage) dangerous drugs, is under orders today from Gmvernor Whitcomb to help concerned parents and educators solve what the governor calls "an epidemic." Deputy Director John Finiator of the U.S. Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, State Police Supt. Robert K. Konkle and Whitcomb participated here Friday in graduation ceremonies for the last of six classes in which all state police officers took the special drug training. "There is no community without a drug problem, not one." Finiator said "It is a total problem that belongs to the whole population and is in everybody's neighborhood." He said the problem covers many drugs, and lack of information about .them and their effects is part of the problem. Whitcomb and Finiator both told the state police officers to continue their education about drugs and to work with parents and schools in an effort to provide accurate information. Konkle became the first living person to receive a Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs award for efforts to control drug abuse. The only previous presentation of the Eroge-Burr- ell Award, named after .two narcotics officers killed In line of duty, was posthumously to the family of Mansel Burrell, formerly of Gary, killed In Chicago. Finiator said the growing problems of narcotics addiction and drug abuse no longer are confined to the ghetto, or hippie commune. "These drugs are used by your neighbors and my neighbors. This is a total problem that belongs to the whole population and is in everybody's neighborhood." Finiator said "the hippie commune went sour. It went away from love and peace and flower children," He said in the past 24 to 30 months heroin has shown up in every existing commune even though the "flower children" had said in the beginning they would have nothing to do with heroin. Finiator called heroin, a morphine derivative, "that damnable, physically addicting drug." He said that In the period from 1910-1912 when heroin first was synthesized, it had been hailed as a "great savior of the morphine addict." Finiator told the Indiana state police graduates of the intensive training course i n drugs, to- do all they can to help parents and educators understand the complexity of narcotic and drug abuse, "The law people and the school people must work hand in hand," he said. "Until they learn to work together, you are not going to solve the drug problem." Whitcomb recalled the doubts he and Konkle suffered over their decision to pull all the state police, about 100 at a time, away from traffic aid crime control work to take the federal drug-narcotics training course. The week-long training sessions began last July and ended Friday. But he said his conclusion was that drug abuse is "a matter so tremendously important to everyone in this state" (Continued on page six) William K. Tragesser et ux, Raymond E. Henry et ux, W-D, 11-23-70, No. 9078, Pt N E 4 N W 4, Section 27, Township 22, Range 4,10 acres. Herbert W. Joyner, Mary Joyner, W-D, 12-11-70, No 9081, N E 4 N W 4, Section 3, Township 22, Range 4, 40 acres. Frances L. Mobley et ux, Amanda Miller, W-D, 12-11-70. No. 9083, 1-3 Int., Pt N W 4, Section 10, Township 22, Range 3. Ora A. Miller et ux, Grace O. Mobley, W-D, 12-11-70, No. 9081, Pt. E 2 S E 4, Section 10, Township 22, Range 3. Richard L. Fernung et ux, Shirley R. Kuhns, Trus., W-D, 10-23-70, No. "9100, Pt S W 4, Section 6, Township 21, Ran­ ge 4, 3 acres. Shirley Kuhns, Trustee, Richard L. Fernung, et ux, W-D, 10-23-70, No. 9101, Pt. S W 4, Section 6, Township 21, Range 4, 3 acres. Northern Indiana Conference, United Methodist Church Inc., R.J. Dwyer et ux, W-D, 11-2370, No." 9104, Pt S W 4, Section. 30^ Township 22, 4 acres. Mary Lou Joyner, Herbert W. Joyner. W-D, 12-11-70, No. 9115 In Lot 16, Sharpsville, Geo. W. McGee's Addition. Ed. H. Godfrey et ux, Carlisle L. Tackett et ux, W-D, 11-19-70, No. 9117, Pt N E 4, Section 32, Township 33, Range 3,10 acres. YOUI9 Artists-- Tipton's snow covered mountains in the distance seems inviting to these nine Tipton Jefferson grade school students (L-R) Kyle Grayson, Jason Deering, Jeff Stapleton, Chris Smith, Joe Cottingham, Bryan Ragan, Maria Woods, Sally Wallace and Jayne Meloche. Actually these students have finished their art work on the windows of Mrs. Fred Stroup's second floor classrooms in the Jefferson Grade School building and are awaiting the start of Christmas vacation beginning Friday, Dec. 18 for all Tipton School Corporation students. School will start again for the systems 2800 students January 4,1971. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage)

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