The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on December 29, 1970 · Page 1
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Tipton, Indiana
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Tuesday, December 29, 1970
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r .n 3 »5 J. 3'JRTOK ARCHIVES ASSISTANT INDIANA STATS -LIBRA*' INDIANAPOLIS. INDIANA VOLUME 76, NO. 73 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4. 1895. AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON. INDIANA TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1970 10<? PER COPY WEEK Grand-Petit Jury Names Released ^ = Grand Jurv Dan Cardwell, route 1 Sharpsville; Max Henderson, route 2 Sharpsville; Connie Jo Deering, 510 N. West; Dale K. Hensley, 312 W. Jackson; Sharon R. Woods 303 N. Main; Eura L. Cassin, 230 S. East. Alternates Win. R. Jarrett, route 2 Sharpsville; James Kirkendall, route 5 Tipton; Bessie K. Hart, 501 Maple;- Harold E. Harkness, 113 2nd St. Petit Jury Vernon Amos, route f Kempton; Henry L. Larson, route 1 Windfall; Thomas Harper, route 2 Sharpsville; Marie Scott, Tipton; Gilbert Roe, Tipton; James Atchley, route 1 Tipton; Larry L. Hughes, route 2' Windfall; Paul L. Rogers, Tipton; Helen N. Anderson, Tipton; Opal Rich, Tipton; Philip K.Hamilton, route 2 Windfall; Eugene Barr, route 3 Tipton'; Frank Guffey, route 1 Windfall;. Dewey Miles, Tipton; Jack - J. Livesay, Tipton; Bobby.. Joe Arnold, Tipton; Elmer Sowders, Tipton; Richard Bitner,. Kempton; Velma Green, route .2 Windfall; James A. Baker, • Tipton. Others were: Melvin Bridgewater, route 2 Sharpsville; Robert L. Bath,' Tipton; Charles Lewis, Tipton; Christine Spears Tipton; Hershell Browning, route -2 Windfall} Paul Carrico, Kempton; Rosemary Beck, Tipton; Donald B. Koors, Tipton; Jeffrey L. Howard, Tipton; Elizabeth Frazee, route 1 Windfall; Albert R. Spivey, Tipton; Harry R. Bess, Tipton; John Everling, route 1 Windfall; John Friend, route 1 Tipton; Dorothy L. Boes, Tipton; Mary E. Hampton, Tipton; Austin L. Farley, Tipton; Ruby Captain, Tipton; Olive Davis, route 1 Windfall; Neil C, Stiliwell Jr., Tipton; and Char- etta Chardwell, Tipton. Also: Aaron Duff, Tipton; John J. Coachman, Tipton; George Glunt, route 1 Tipton; Wilma Hawkins, route 1 Kempton; Dick Fakes, Tipton; Katherine Gossard, route 1 Kempton; Emmanell Dunn, route 2 Sharpsville; Walter K. Evans, Tipton; Ronald G. Easton, Tipton; Donna J. Whisler, Tipton; Betty E. Stacker, Tipton; Jacqueline K. Vinson, Tipton; Larry Campbell, route 2 Sharpsville; Clifton Cardwell, route 2 Windfall; Carl Kirby, route .1 Tipton; Hollis Adkins, route 1 Kempton; Ceci. lia C. Stone, Tipton; Arthur A. Horn, route 1 Sharpsville; Paul W. Amos, route 1 Kempton. Also: Doyle J. Vawter, Tipton; Fred Temple, Tipton; Mildred Mitchell, route 1 Tipton; Helen L. Woods, route 1 Tipton; James R. Stone, Tipton; Leonard Day, route 4 Elwood; Forrest E. Nash, route 2 Windfall; Wayne E.White route 1 Tipton; Louis R.Trages- ser, route 1 Kempton; Jerald Shaw, Tipton; Delores Wendorf, route 5 Tipton; Robert M. Parks route 1 Sharpsville; Donald W. Whicker, Jr., route 1 Sharpsville; Betty Beach, route 3 Tip- (Continued on page six) SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 Utility Board Meeting New Electric Rates Are to Be Effective January 1st EDWARDS AFB, CALIF.: An Air Force b-52 bomber roars into a emergency runway arrester (top) at 120-knots during a test at Edwards AFB. The device, built by the All-American Engineering Company, then brought the plane to a halt in some 1200 feet. The device, made of nylon, is in final phase of testing before being put into use to prevent planes from going off the end of a runway. UPITELEPHOTO Smallest Stories of Year 70' Picked By DICK WEST WASHINGTON (UPI6 -Picking the 10 biggest news stories of 1970 is fairly easy. Picking the 10 smallest stories is another matter. I was only able to pick nine: 1. CLODS, N.H.-As Mrs. Noods was feeding her chickens today one of the roosters flew the coop and ran across the road. At that very moment, Ubie Fetch, 10, came down the road m his bicycle and, as usual. wasn't looking where he was going. Ubie hit the rooster broadside and then ran into the ditch. Neither was hurt. 2. BUTTERMILK - FALLS, Wis.— The annual Buttermilk Falls Clabber Festival was cancelled today owing to the fact that • the milk failed to curdle in time. Mis. Fermus Whacker, the program chairman, said there must have been something about the weather that caused the milk to stay fresh longer NOTICE Capital Launches The Tipton County Courthouse • 150th Birthday The Tipton County Courthouse office hours will be the same this New Years weekend as it was for the Christmas weekend, the Tipton County Commissioners decided Tuesday morning. All courthouse offices including the Auto License Branch will be open all day Wednesday, then close Thursday noon, following the swearing in of newly elected officials and deputies, until Monday 8 a.m. The commissioners too, announced two successful bidders for 1971 supplies as follows: gas and oil for the Sheriff's vehicles to Junior's Service Station; and food supplies for the first three months from McGraw's Food Store. The commissioners, were also allowing routine claims, signing bonds and reviewing other county business points. INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) New Year's. Day will carry a double celebration for officials in the Hoosier Capital as Indianapolis launches its 150th birthday year. Plans for the celebration were disclosed Monday by the Indianapolis Sesquicentennial Commission at a news conference here. The actual kickoff to the year-long activities will be Jan. 6-8 with the. crowning of the -sesquicentennial queen and the cutting of the city's birthday cake on opening night. George S. Dieher, birthday commission chairman, outlined other activities which will in­ clude a North Atlantic Treaty Organization mayors conference in May. Other activities also are planned in May, includingihe "500 Festival" parade and the 500-mile auto race. An old-fashioned 4th of July celebration, including a band concert, ice cream social and fireworks display, is planned with emphasis on patriotism. An exhibition is planned at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in September, recreating the first 500-mile" race in 1911. Other activities will include continuing fine arts exhibits, dinners and special children's programs and activities. than usual. 3. HARMONY POND, Md.- Gretchen Gittle, 11-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs Ancel Gittle, went to Spreadville Tuesday night to participate in her aunt Romona's piano recital at the Spreadville Community Auditorium. Gretchen, who is taking pian 'i lessons herself, turned the pages of the music. Her mother said she did real good. 4. HQOPEE, Tex-Deck Ran-- kle took time off from his job' at the gravel pit Friday afternoon to enter the goat roping contest at the Posthole County Fair. He would have had a good shot at third place if his rope hadn't come unravelled. However, Deck said lie had a good time anyway. 5. HEARTHSTRING, S.C.­ Sam Latch picked nearly 16 pounds .of collard greens out of his garden south of the town last Saturday afternoon. He gave most of them away, explaining that collards didn't seem to agree with him any more. . 6. FORZEN NECK, N.Y.­ Sarah Windsocket celebrated her 87th birthday today by going for a ride with her nephew, Neander Hatchley, on a raiiroad handcar. She said it was something she had always wanted to do. 7. GNARLED TREE, N.H.- Abbis O'Mailett, a local welldig- ger, broke a sprocket on his drilling rig today and had to go all the way to Sandburr City to get it fixed. 8. UPSHOT SOUND, Ore.- Fletcher McNever caught a five-pound grumper today the first time he baited his hook. 9. WASHINGTON-congress met this year. Members of Tipton Utility Board announced Monday that the new customer electric rate decrease will go into effect January 1, 1971 with a minimum savings of 35 cents per month to customers. Billings received by customers, due in the city January 31 and in the county February 15 will show, the first decreased rate. Though customers will receive a cut in cost for electric service, the city will lose approximately $23,000 in revenue. With field service costs on the increase and the reduced revenue, members of the Utility Board feel they can overcome the reduction or offset the expenses by other revenue sources. New Electric Rates and charges which go into effect January Farm Managemenf Course Is Offered The "Vocational Agriculture Department at the Tri-Central High School is offering an adult course in Farm Management. . The first class will start Monday evening, January 4th, at 7:30' in the Voc. Agr. room (park on side). Anyone living' in the school district is eligible for the class. There is no cost to the participant. There will be a meeting for the next nine consecutive Monday evenings. Glen Lehker To Present Chalk Talk On Chemicals Control of Weeds and Insects will be discussed at the evening crops session, Thursday evening, January 7. The educational meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the 4 -H and Community Building. Glen.Lehker, of the Eiitomo- 1, 1971 are as follows: City Residential Service-A First 35 KWH per month, .05 per KWH; Next 35 KWH per month, .04 per KWH; Next 130 KWH per month, .03 per KWH; Next 600 KWH per month, .02 per KWH; Over 800 KWH per month, .015 per KWH; Minimum Charge, $1.00 per month. Residential ' Electric Water Heater (30 to 74 gallons capacity) Over 200 KWH up to 600 KWH per month, .013 per KWH; Residential Electric Water Heater (75 gallons capacity or more) Over 200 KWH up to 800 KWH per month, .013. Commercial Service-B First 35 KWH per month, .05 per KWH; Next 465 KWH per month, .045 City Council per KWH; Next 500 KWH per month, .035 per KWH; Next 1,000 KWH per month, .025 per KWH; Over 2,000 KWH per month, .02. It was reported that Hoosier Fence Company had begun work at the Disposal plant Monday and will erect a fence following the contour of the land and proceed past the Water Company manhole. The Board agreed to grant a request by Ted Sharp, superintendent of Water Company to charge $4.00 per hour for equipment and operator for work done for. private individuals. The meeting was adjorned and members of the Utility Board went as a group to investigate a request b>; Bob Heron, Civil Defense Director tostoreemergen­ cy supplies at the hospital generating building. Bids Awarded fo City Materials Emergency Gas Service To Be Available Indiana Gas Company office on Main street announced today that emergency service will be available during the New Year's Holiday. The office will close Wednesday at 5 p.m. for regular and routine business and will reopen Monday, January 4 at 8 a.m. Ray Rench, mayor, announced Monday at the regular City Council meeting that bids for supplies and materials for the City of Tipton were awarded to Clifton- Younce (tires); Farmers Oil Company (gas, oil and antifreeze); Mohr Construction, (asphalt) and Yeoman Stone (gravel, rock, sand). City claims in the amount of $37,364.12 and Utility Claims (numbers 915 through 933) in the amount of $17,532.79 were approved by councilmen. Ray Holderman, councilman, reported that he had received numerous complaints from residents on Harrison street about an electrical power shortage. He stated that one transformer is presently serving 24 residents. Normal capacity is between six and eight homes per transformer. The Council agreed to act upon the complaints. Other business discussed included cleaning up the area at the elevator on North Main street; investigating the cost toaddflor- ide to drinking water which presently shows a minor deficiency and the signing of a contract for Sanitary Landfill on a one year basis. Mayor Rench expressed his appreciation to the councilmen for their active attendance at meetings this past year and their cooperation in conducting city business. logy department of Purdue University will use his chalk draw- ' ings to illustrate the use of chemicals in the control of crops insects. The western corn rot worm is increasing and needs at-- tention of crop producers. James Williams,Jr. of the Botany j department of Purdue Uni- \yji6ity will discuss control of weeds in crops. Chemicals and cultivation practices will be a part of this discussion. Results of chemicals combination of chemicals, sterile seed-bed etc. will be a part of the presentation. This presentation will be a top opportunity to. hear the latest information regarding control of insects and weeds in 1971 crop production. Magazine Accused PORTLAND, ORE.: Rev. Father Charles K. Trewhella points to his new license plates which signify "PADRE". Rev. Trewhella feels that being a minister isn't an 8-5 job and with his new plates he will be on call 24-hours a day. He said, "It's like an open invitation for anyone on highways to pull me over in time of need." The reverand is director of Pastoral Services at Good Samaritan, Hospital in Portland. UPI TELEPHOTO Sweepstakes Termed Misleading Officers Training— - Some of the 80 Tipton County 4-H Club members and adult leaders assembleu Monday night at the Tipton County 4-H and Community Building prior to the Annual 4-H Officers Training School. The nine club officer categories were led by the following junior leaders and adult leaders: Presidents, Mike Mitchell; vice presidents, Lou Ann Schwear; secretaries, Chris Cunningham; treasurers, Mrs. Myron Henderson; reporters, Jill Lowry; songs. Amy Rockwell; health and safety, Mrs. RaymondO'Malley; recreation, Nancy Moulder; anddevotionals, Rev. Larry Anderson, Tipton County 4-H Youth Leader Richard Blank reported that 30 clubs are now active in the county- with over 600 members in scores of projects. The Peppy Peppers, Golden Rule and Busy Clovers clubs had a 100 percent attendance at Monday night's Training School. About 30 1971 4-H events are scheduled according to Blank and will be announced from time to time. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) WASHINGTON (UPI) -The Federal Trade Commission today accused the Reader's Digest of misleading the public with 11 promotional sweepstakes which were less than half as rich as advertised. The commission announced a proposed order which would require Reader's Digest, in all future sweepstakes, to award all prizes of the value and type advertised and to use names only with prior written consent. The order also would require the magazine to reveal the long odds against winning. Reader's. Digest may accept the order or demand a hearing on the charges. The commission said in 11 sweepstakes conducted since January, 1966, the magazine claimed winners would receive 699,293 prizes worth $5,656,000 but that only 274,282 prizes worth about 2,530,700 were awarded. All li contests were of the "you may already have won" variety in which millions of tickets, each bearing a printed number, were mailed to pros­ pective purchasers of Reader's Digest magazine and other of the firm's products. Winning numbers when drawn before the tickets were mailed. The commission said if a winning ticket was returned, the prize was warded but. if the ticket was not returned, the prize was not awarded. In addition, the commission said, winners of third r fourth prizes were required to submit an affidavit while winners of first and second prizes were required to submit to an interview with a private detective. These conditions were not disclosed prior to the contest.- The commission said the Diges implied that all participants had a "reasonable" chance to win when the odds were 980,000 to 1 against winning a first prize and 480,000 to 1 against winning a second prize. The commission also said the magazine implied tickets were mailed only to a few peoople when in reality they were sent to millions of persons.

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