The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on January 2, 1971 · Page 1
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HAROLD J. EUST.OH -. J, ARCHIVES ASSISTANT INDIANA .STAT2 LIBRARY I:;DIA:JA?JLIS, INDIANA VOLUME 1, NO. 1 TEE f IPTON (INDIANA) TRIBUNE SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1971 10£ PER COPY 45<? PER WEEK ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895, AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON, INDIAN A SECOND. CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 eat & Grain Reseal Loans Extended To '7V I Reseal loans for wheat and feed grains have been extended through the next storage period which begins in 1971, Carl Reth- ^rford, Chairman of the Tipton Cjounty Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation (ASC) Commit-" tee, has announced. | Due to favorable prospects for, strong market demand, loans on soybeans will not be extended in- 1971, Retherford .said. Warehouse-stored loans being ex- . tended are: 1970 crop barley,, grain sorghum, pats and wheat. Farm-stored loans beingextend- ed are: 1968, 1969. and 1970 • barley and oats; 1,969 and 1970, crop corn and grain sorghum, • 1968 wheat (except . hard red" Spring)' and 1969 and 1970': crop wheat. . ... j [Warehouse-stored loans not being extended-are: 1967, 1^68 and 1969 crop barley and oats, 1968 and 1969 wheat, 1969 grain sorghum, and 1970 crop corn and soybeans. Farm' - stored loans not i being extended j are: 1965, 1966, and 1967;barley and •oats, 1967, 1968, 1369 and'1970 crop soybeans, 1967 and 1968 grain sorghum, 1967 crop'wheat (all classes) and 1968 hard red Spring wheat, and 1967 corn.. The Department .is waiting for additional information pertain ing. to stocks of corn;before deciding whether to extend on-farm loans on 1968 corn, Retherford said. " - •• i f* " Provisions are essentially the same as", in prior years for the crops continued in storage, Retherford said. . Farmers maintain control over their. commodities as in-the past and keep them in the area where they were pro-, duced. Producers can alsoget additional income from the storage of commodities on- their farms. i . Patrolman Shot In Back Listed in Serious Condition Purdue To f ^inter Ag Gourse Purdue University's 84 th annu- ! al winter courses iniagriculture . will again be offered -early in 1971, according to Prof. Jack Four Drown I FERDINAND, Ind. (UPI) - . Three children drowned Friday while ; playing on the partially frozen pond on their father's firm. They fell into eight-foot deep water. The victims were Christine .9J and their brother, Othmar Jr., 11. |The\ elder Schaefer and his . wife, went.to look for the children after they failed to return home while - playing.- Cchaefer found the children's pet dog at ^ the pond and when the animal refused to leave the "area, he discovered, children's foot prints • leading- to the pond and a hole in the ice which covered it. Schaefer summoned help- and state : police and vojunteer fire­ men'from nearby =St. Meinrad recovered the bodies less than an hour after the accident. , ~ ELKHART, Ind.. (UPI) -Mo» rey Cole, 13, Elkhart, drowned in an abandoned city swimming pool Thursday when he fell " through ice while playing in the area, authorities said. J The boy's body was recovered less than an hoiir after he - drowned Iby Elkhart city police. Long, newly appointed assistant to the dean and winter course coordinator. ; ; • The eight-week courses in general and animal agriculture will begin Jan. 4 and continue through Feb, 26. Both courses are designed for men and women who need .a technical knowledge oi agriculture, but.who are unable to attend a longer course of study. Last year's students included farmers, retirees and businessmen. *• „_ Long said that, the courses give students practical production and farm management instruction. Required subjects in general agriculture are farm man-| (Continued on page six) 7 -Heroin Addiction . First Baby Of Year The center of attention in this 7 p.m. New Year's Day photo is the 11 hour old baby boy with his mother, Mrs; Kathleen Nance in the Tipton County Memorial. Hospital being assisted by Hospital Nurse Marsha DeWitt. : ^ '•- AH birth records will be checked in Tipton County to determine if this little : Nance boy is the -: First 1971 Tipton County Baby according to the rules of the Tipton Tribune Contest. • This is the second child for Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Nance, 131.Diehl Street, Tipton. Thefirst is their two and one-half year old daughter Kelly Ann Nance. Ronald is a Frankfort native and is employed by the Anixter Corporation in Tipton. The mother is-the former Kathleen Smith, daughter of Mr. and "Mrs. Fay Smith.-Sharpsville route 2. • . , ; The baby boy weighed eight pounds, 14-1/2 ounces and was 22 inches long; He was born about 8 a.m. January 1, * 1971. " . (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Multiple-Death Accidents On Highway ,Brings Toll Above Estimates 'A rash of multiple-death traffic- accidents pushed the New Year's holiday weekend death toll today ahead of estimates of 400 to .500 dead and 19,000 to 23,000 injured. The. National Safety Council •said late' Friday that the toll was running, ahead of its' sstimated casualty -count for the 78-hour "Weekend. The 'holiday, period began at 6p.r\, ' local time ; Friday' and ends • ;u midnight Sunday. * . A United Press International count at 8 aim. EST showed 212 persons killed in traffic accidents since., the holiday period began. A breakdown of accidental deaths: • Traffic '.- 212 Fires - •. ;• • is Planes 0 Other •| - •• . • 9 Total 239 MONTICELLO, Utah (UPI)A- Utah highway patrolman was shot in the back while jumping from his patrol car to get away from two men holding him at gunpoint . Friday . night,. after stopping them on a car theft investigation. / Trooper Robert Low^ 38, of Monticello, underwent '• surgery early today for a bullet wound and was listed by Monticello Hospital authorities in "serious" condition. , The two men suspected of the shooting were • arrested near Cortez, Colo.,' after running a roadblock and wrecking their car. A brother and sister handcuffed during the | incident weren't injured.; Montezuma sheriff's^ deputies identified them as John Dudley, 20, of Wisconsin, and j William Tyson, 21, of Yuma, Ariz. They are being held for'- Utah authorities on • charges, of assault on a peace officer. . The shooting occurred about 8:30 p.m. Friday, shortly after trooper 1 low stopped a black station wagon in which the men were riding about 20 miles north of Monticello. It had been reported stolen. . When the men got out, they pulled a gun and - ordered the trooper into his police car, according to authorities, ' and had Mm drive them onto the jCanyonlands National ; Park Jroad. As the vehicle was rounding a curve, Low jumped from the fast-moving patrol car. It was there he was shot in the back, the spokesman said. '\ Low managed to get to the main highway, on foot with one of the . suspects close behind' him.. He . flagged down a car ir containing Roger Hirtman, 21, and his sister; Maria, 19, both of Boise,-Idaho. .1 •': : " ' .'[. ' " • ; ' As they stopded to" help, the gunmen came up and held them -at gunpoint. Hartman and his sister were handcuffed together and Low; was left j beside the road as the two men rove off in the Hartman car. The brother • and sister managed to walk a short distance to a camper ' truck parked on the road, aroused the owner and were able to phone for help*. Mine Disaster By ROBERT F. DALTON HYDEN, ' Ky. ^ (UPI) Federal J and state rescue officials believe dynamite may have set !off an explosion in a deal mine here that killed 38 persons Wednesday, i • '- , Federal] and state inspectors went into; the mine tooday to begin an j official investigation into the cause of the tragedy, one of'the worst mine disasters in Kentucky history. . James ! Westfield, assistant . director of the.U.S. Bureau of Mines,, said he did not know how long- it would ' take to complete jthe inspection. °. "We -.CjOuln -.be underground for several days," he said.- "We just have to see what we'll find down .there. It could be months before-the full investigation is wrapped % lip if a public hearing also hs held.", ! * Westfield said both state and federal rescue workers told him "it looked like explosives — dynamite)—caused it.'" • . It had been rreported that the- (Continued on page six) Methadone Not the Answer for All The American Social Health Association ended its 1970 dru| abuse. campaign today with a' re port that methadone by itself-ib apparently not the answer for all heroin addicts. The national voluntary health agency is a member of the Tip ton Community Fund. Methadone is an addictive drug which suppresses euphoric .effects of heroin. The association's findings on methadone maintenance programs were contained in a po-- sition statement adopted by the agency's directors and' issued ,to the national membership. The document was written by 15, experts in the fields of crir minology, education, family relations, narcotics control, pharmacology and public healtfi. They serve as the association's advi­ sory committee,on drug dependence and abuse. , -.' The statement was released by Judge Florence M. kelley, Administrative Judge of the Family Court of the City of New York, who .serves as chairman of. theC panel of experts. 'Judge Kelley warned that although it is claimed that methadone has helped more addicts than any other approach, "en- f ipton Circuit Court. Room— More\tnan 100 per sons Thursday 10:30 acm. -witnessed the swearjhg In of Tipton s County elected officials and Township officialsby Tipton Circuit Court Judge Frederick K. Surber. c j Taking the Oath of Office from Judge Surber are County offi cers Edgar WeismiUer, commissioner; Harold Allen, auditor; Richard Ziegler, sheriff; Joe .O'Banion, Justice of peace; Carlj Graf, assessor; Paul Jones, clerk; Court Bayliff, Lester Dodd; Ross Hufford, treasurer; and Court Reporter, Beiilah Hoback. In second and third rows are trustees and advisory boards of Cicero Township, Prairie Township, Jefferson Township, Liberty Township, Wildcat Township and Madison Township. A reception with refreshments followed the ceremonies for new officials and friends. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) ' thusiasm^for it must not diminish the initiation and exploration of other possibilities." • "It (methadone maintenance) can only be a means to ! a true cure if individuals stop using methadone eventually and change life style," she said. The position paper stated that the methadone maintenance regimen for the management of drug dependence of morphine types has been employed for a number of years "with significant elements of success with selected populations in the United States,' England and Canada." "Some rehabilitative aspects of methadone maintenance have (Continued on page six) Noblesville Man Charged With $76,000 Theft JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (UPI)- William D. Weichman, 41, Noblesville, was under a court order today directing him to make "substantial restitution" soon of more than $76,000 he was alleged to have stolen while an official for a farmland holding company. . . ! Weichman pleaded guilty Thursday to a theft charge and was fined $10 and given a suspended sentence of I to 10 years in the Indiana State Prison by special Judge Paul Tegart, sitting in Clark. Circuit Court." .! ,. A Clark County grand jury indicated. Weichman in November on four charges of embezzlement of rents and profits totaling $76,566.25 from the Penndl- ana Improvement Corp. He pleaded not guilty to those charges, but changed his plea when the charge was reduced. Tegart ordered him to sell his house and farm within 24 months to make restitution. Th^ thefts allegedly took place between-1966 and May, 1970. day' before the explosion' two cases of dynamite had been sent into the mine to Mast a new facing in the seam. Westfield said rescue crews based their belief of ydnamite as a probable cause from evidence collected during their search for bodies. They.took air., and coal dust samplings, inspected mine walls and roofs, and mapped the positions of the victims' bodies in relation to the machines they operated. The mine is. owned by Charles Finley and his brother, Stanley. - The bodies of the 38 victims were taken to funeral homes in neighboring Clay County where 30 miners lived and in Leslie County where the eight. others resided. Funeral services were held Friday at Bear Branch for Walter Bentley, 60, father of 13 children, and at Elk Creek for • Russell Morgan, 33. Funerals for the other 36 will be held today and Sunday. Deputies InStal led-- Appointees ana Deputies being sworn in Thursday following elected officials - ceremony are (L-R) Louis Riffe^ probation officer; Barney Brankle, deputy sheriff; Cleb Scott, deputy sheriff; Mary Michel, deputy auditor; Marcia Thompson, deputy treasurer; Juanita. Zaloudek, deputy clerk, and Ruth Maines, deputy assessor." Kay Burns, second deputy clerk is behind Mrs.''Maines. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Jildge S Meet— (L-R) Newly'sworn Tipton Circuit Court Judge Frederick K. Surber, Mrs. Surber, Mrs. Joe O'Banion and newljr sworn Cicero Township Justice of Peace Joe CBanion. Mrs. O'Banion congratulating Judge Surber and Mrs. Surber congratulating Judge O'Banion. Refreshments and reception activities *fere in progress in courtroom following the oath ceremonies, for the thirty plus officials and appointees and more than 100 friends. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage)

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