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January 5, 1971

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HAROLD J.. BUR-TON ARCHIVES ASSISTANT . IMDIANA. STATS LIBRAR I 11 D IAN A? 3'L IS, jNDIANtf VOLUME 1, NO. 3 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) TRIBUNE TUESDAY, JANUARY 5. 1971 IO9 PER COPY PER WEEK ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895, AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON, INDIANA SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 Jordan Named Corn Champion Kokomo May Lose Meters in Phil Jordan was the 10-acre corn champion in Tipton County in 1970. Runnerup was Mike McKinney. . Both were junior contestants. Phil's yield was 167.8 bushel per acre and the yield of Mike's was 156.1 bushel per acre. Top senior contestant was Mark McKinney with a yield of 155.7 bushel per acre. Next adult, was David Jordan with a yield of 155.2 bushel per acre.' Other senior contestants were Walter Schulenburg, 142; Doyle Hobbs, 141.7; Ralph Sottong,. Konkle Disaproves s Of Rumor Con fro/ Monitor Program State Police Superintendent Robert K. Konkle stated today that the Indiana Criminal Justice Planning program'"H-4",announced yesterday by ICJP authorities as a 1971 plan for Hoosier communities, is not a State Police program. The Rumor control monitor plan is strictly for cities. Program "H-4", underahead­ ing entitled "Implementation", stated that "Rumor control monitors, individuals who know their • neighborhoods well, will be hired and' will report' to -city officials possible dangerous situations as well as refute rumors in event of civil disorders. This project was funded in Fort Wayne duringl969 and will be continued in that city as well, as expanded to two or ' three other cities along the lines . of the Fort Wayne project." "Konkle stated that it had been his understanding that the plan was basically to provide tele-' phone service whereby concerned .citizens could.call their police agencies with information or to determine ithe credibility of rumors surrounding civil disorder situations; Superintendent konkle expressed belief that this portion of the plan is poorly worded. ''The Plan could have more clearly pointed out that in communities * in times of tension and disorder, city authorities could call on a sort of auxiliary force of concerned citizens to eliminate ru- ' mors 'and aid a city in restoring order." Superintendent Konkle went on to explain that similar programs have already been successfully employed in several communities throughout the Nation. Konkle emphatically concluded that he neither believed in or approved any type of plan or pro-. . gram'; that encouraged neighbor r to spy on neighbor. 135.7; and Ned Kemper, 122; bushel per acre. Kenneth Wayne Kempe^a junior, had a yield of 139.9 bushel per acre. i All contestants except the McKinneys used Pioneer 3369 k as their variety. McKinney's variety was Pioneer 3334. I KOKOMO, ing 'meters section here might thing of the'past if Ind. (UPI)-Park- the downtown become a a plan by Phil Jordan i- v ' •'•'••'"';'"'••• Charles Haskett was, the, 10- acre soybean champion with a yield of 52.6 bushel per acre. Mayor. Harold L. Scott Jr. gets citizen approval. Scott, who became mayor Dec. 3 ^when John W. Miller resigned, said he would propose the elimination of the parking meters if a-citizens committee he has appointed approves. He named the! committee a. week ago to study the proposal. The elimination would coincide with the final installment on municipal bonds which will be made in mid-1971. Scott said the action would also aid the downtown business' area. Governor's Drug Conference Starts INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — The first Governor's Drug Information Conference will start Thursday here with -political, judicial, civic and youth leaders in attendance., The one-day meeting is aimed (ContinuecTpn-page six) Killed In Vietnam War 1 Specialists 4 Roy Douglas Jordan, ^9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo! E. Jordan, Atlanta R 2 in Tipton County, was killed December 27, }970 in Vietnam action.-! |'-. ' - T '-" ! According to the telegram from the;War Department, Roy Jordan was a door gunner on a military aircraft on combat operation Dec.!27 when his aircraft was fired on by hostile ground force. His aircraft did not crash or burn according to„ the telegram. ' Spec. 4 Jordan enlisted in the Army.at Ft. Knox, Ky., in March 1969, had been {overseas almost a year and was due'fordischarge this March. ° j j . He was born in Detroit Feb. 11, 1952,- attended schools in Detroit, Chicago, Logansport; Kentucky and' Georgia. . He had worked at a Sandwich df iye-in at Logansport, and also atja saw mill there. Spec 4 '. Jordan's body j is" in Oakland/ Calif.^ and his father' 'has. ordered .the body flown to- Everett's Funeral Home in Everett, Ky., (Harlan County^where. arrangements .for services will be made. " • . • Surviving besides the parents are three sistersj^Leota, Rhonaa and Karen, all at home and two brothers, Donald and Billy at home. Citizens Bank Official Specialists 4 Roy D. Jordan J RJ S. Martin, President of the Citizens National Bank, annbunr iced {the., retirement df Merle L. Appleton, a long time bank offi- Cambodian Navy Convoy Ambushed Wayne beans. was his variety^ of soy-. Insect - Weed Control Sessions Start Thursday Glen Lehker and James Williams will •present'' the latest information regarding-the control of insects and weeds in crop production. This timely session will be held Thursday evening January 7 at the 4-H and Community Building south of Tipton; starting at 7:30 p.m. j" Glen Lehker of the Entomology department of Purdue University will discuss the control of crop (Continued on page six) !: Kiwanis Meeting By KATE WEBB * PHNOM PENH (UPI>-Communist machinegunners today ambushed a Cambodian navy convoy escorting tankers up the Mekong River to-alleviate the nation's growing gasoline shortage. At least one tenker w * s hit before air strikes silenced the Communists. With fears growing of a Communist Tet offensive in Cambodia, "< U.S. B52s and fighter-bombers resumed their attacks on the Ho Chi Minn Trail antf Premier Lor. Nol flew to the deepwater port of Kompong Som to try to expedite clearing Highway 4 between Phnom Penh and the coast.' One U.S. figher-bomber was shot down oyer Laos. The Cambodian high command said seven. Cambodian<navy men were wounded in the one and a quarter hour attack by 75 millimeter recoilless rifles. Whether the tanker was sunk in the attack was not known, but the men were flown to a nearby hospital. All of Phnom! Penh's gasoline Frankfort Man Killed In Train-Truck By United Press International A collision Saturday between a Penn Central-freight train and a pickup truck near Frank"Environmental Problems Serious," Warns Instructor God created a. land of beauty for his people when he formed the earth and all .that is in it.! | But where has the beauty gone. ] In roads. These thoughts were brought out by Steven Craig, Tipton Jr.. High School vo-ag instructor at today's modern world of! pro- the Kiwanis meeting Monday night gress, theblue, of the sky| and_at the Bowl-O-.Drome. the green pastures are obscured Craig, who has made a three by road signs, high tension wires year study of the environmental towers and trash-littered jside- problems of Tipton County and Livestock Exported-- Ralph and Dora Bishop, route 4, announced today that they will export 53 pure-breed gilts and a boar through the Gatr«l Export Agency of Fairfield, Florida to Cesar Vallarlno Inversion Avicolas in Panama, CA. Mr. [Bishop statedjthat the agency will pick up the gilts by truck Saturday and transport them to Florida where they will be flown to Panama. The Bishops have exported livestock for several years. In i955 they exported 90 head of swine to Cuba; in 1369, 200 head were exported to South America Ud Mexico and in 1970 they shipped 26 bead to Venezuela,' South America, Mexico, and Japan. MrJ Bishop stated in the Hampshire live- business in 1927. The couple has worked as a {earn in the business the past 36 years. stock Staff Photo by Pat Cline) surrounding counties, presented a slide program showingthe problems now facing all communities. Background music appropriate to the scenes was.pro­ vided with the film presentation. Pictures of beautiful and colorful lakesides, country scenes and wooded areas were shown followed by local and sourrbunding area pictures depicting trash littered sidewalks, junk cars, weeded alleys, burning and overflowing trash barrels. Wires and telephone lines were shown which looked like black hash marks against the blue sky. Blinking, brilliant neon lights flashing in downtown areas and smoke filtering down over cities from nearby factories showed signs of progress but the beauty of nature was missing. Craig noted that before action can be taken to return to the beauty "under - God's Heaven", we must first be aware of the existing problem. Action should be followed with community lea- dersTacing the problemserious- ly and be willing to correct the situation before it worsens. . Lest We Forget The Last Chapter of Genesis: In the end there was earth, and it was with fofm and beauty. And man dwelt upon -the lands of the' earth, the meadows and trees, and he said, "Let us build our dwellings in this place of beauty." And he built cities and covered the earth with concrete and steel.. And the meadows were gone. And man said ''It is good." . On the second day man looked • upon the waters of the earth and man said, "Let us put our wastes in the water that the dlrt°will.be washed away." And man did. And the waters became polluted and foul in their smell. And man said, "It is good." On the third day man looked upon the forests of the earth and (Continued on page six) fort was fatal today to a man whose death raised the Indiana New Year's iholiday weekend toll to 25. | • Edward E. Avery, 58, Frankfort, died in Clinton County Hospital at Frankfort- from injuries suffered in the Jan.. 2 accident two ! miles norjh of • Frankfort in Clinton County. The state toll for 1971 climbed to at least 27 compared with 15 a year ago. Four persons were killed in Monday accidents, including Andrew.Norris, 62, Greensburg, and bis wife, Eula, 57, and Susan Rickey, 9, South Bend. J The Norrises were killed Mon- \ day night when their car crossed the center line of Indiana 46 at Hartsviiie in Bartholomew County and collided with a truck. The driver of the truck was not injured seriously. The Hickey girl was struck, by a car when she tried to cross the street near her hbme on her way to school- Monday morning. She died about four hours later. Authorities said the driver of the car was Eugene A. Tafelski, 27, South Bend. I • • i Fire Runs i Tipton Fire Department was called to extinguish a field fire at the resident of Lowell Clark, route 2 Atlanta,when burning trash got out of control starting a blaze in a nearby hay field. The property was owned by Clark Redmon. The fire run was made at 4:25 p.m. Saturday. Firemen were called to wash down the street following a city ac€ident Friday at 1:20 a.m. According to the report, the accident occurred at the corner of North and Independence street: involving a 1967 auto being driven by Susan Forkner. j (supplies for the Cambodian air ! force and its few trucks and ! other vehicles have • been transported .-lip the Mekong- River from South Vietnam since Communist troops cut the 1 land link to Kompong Som in ; mid-December. With a transportation crisis boiling up, the small Cambodian bomber force was called in to' hit • Communist ^troops battling 1 government forces 15 miles northwest of the capital. The command said Route 5 was still cut in that area and no ! traffic was able to get through ! from Tice rich Battambang province. j (Continued on page six) . j, Directors To Be Elected Monday The annual meeting and bean supper of Tipton County Agricultural Association, Inc. will be Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Tipton 4-H Building. Following a buffet style supper, reports of various committees and a reorganization of board of directors of the association for 1971 will be held. An election of four directors of the association for three year terms is scheduled by townships. Present township directors are Bill Ayres, Jefferson; Dick Nash. Prairie; Myron Henderson, Madison; Mrs. John Wyrick, Liberty and Mrs. Carmel Hoover, Cicero. Tickets for the annual meeting ' may be secured from the directors or members of the committee. cer,. effective. December 31st; *.1970. Mr. Appleton joined CNB •in September of 1951, and elected an officer in 1954.: He served as head teller for many years, having relinquished that post, in . the fall of 1970.. : Prior to associating with CNB, he was-" a field auditor for the .Indiana. Gross income Tax Division, and later was head of the^ accounting department of the Jack Barnes Ford Agency. . Mr. Appleton also conducted an accounting "service of his own oyer the past twenty-five years, being, a licensed Public Accountant in the. State of Indiana, and a. member of the National Society of Public Accountants. He. just recently completed a_ course on . the new Tax RefbrmLawgivenby.' the Indiana Society of Public Accountants, and he plans to continue his accounting and taxservice : at his home on State Road 28 East on a full time basis. . Mr. Martin expressed .the deep appreciation of the banks' directors and staff {members for the many years of loyal service and personal friendship.' ' !• Shooting Under Investigation Howard' County Sheriff's Department is investigating a .shooting which apparently occurred in Tipton County Saturday night involving an Elwobd man. Rumors had been floating in the Tipton and Madison Counties about the - shooting hut no definite, information- could be accumulated by the news media. . .According to Madison county--law enforcement officials and Tipton County Sheriffs Department, no shooting had, been reported. However Sheriff Ziegler stated this morning that he had attempted to find out details of^ the, rumor but as yet had not been successful. .'. Deputy Sheriff Baugh of Howard County informed the Tipton Daily Tribune this morning that he would investigate rumor. Following his investigation, he reported that Richard Jarrett, 18, route 1 Elwood, had been admitted to the St. Joseph Hospital suffering from gun shot wounds and was listed in good condition. Baugh stated that the hospital had neglected to report the .incident to the Howard County Sheriffs Department which it is _ required by law to do. AfuU investigation of the matter will be underway according to Mr. Baugh. 1 Odle Awarded Landfill Contract Robert Odlej was awarded the Sanitary Landfill contract Monday by Tiptonl County Commissioners following a review of bids received.! .. Bids on the landfill was. submitted by R. J. L. Construction Company (Robert Lee) at a cost of ^$28,200 forja one year contract and Robert Odle bid was $25,000. | I . : Odle has managed the Sanitary Landfill the past year under contract with the county. Regulation by Air Pollution Control Board 1 prohibiting open burning^has been in effect since 1968 but has not been strictly enforced to date'. However, the State Board has emphasized that as of January I, 1371, the law will be enforced. . >j\s a result of the ruling, small towns are facing a serious problem of what to do with the trash with- the forced closing of open type dumps. Commissioner , Weismiller stated that' no definite contract or agreement has been discussed with surrounding towns except with the City of Tipton to use the county landfill. junior high Cloud type - Stratus, broken Present temperature - 11 Maximum temperature - 34 Minimum temperature -11 j Wind Direction - West j Wind Velocity -7 mph Relative Humidity - 74% Precipitation - trace snow Barometer Reading - 30.17 rising 1 Forecast - Fair. No change Branch Expanded—Tipton County's Auto License Branch Office in the Tipton County Courthouse photoed Monday afternpon, showing some of more than 350 tag buyers at the counter, which now is fitted for four typewriters instead of th$three in past years. The typistsand processors of forms besides Branch Manager Mrs. Edith Johnson at extreme right are Mrs. Phyllis Graham, Mrs. Jan Woods and Miss Karen McFarland. I .,'.'. Too, the (photo snows east wall ( which formerly separated the Civil Defense storage room, removed from Its spot and is. leaning against another wall. This removal was necessary because of needed room for the auto,license department to have forms for excise collections and storage for plates andj other forms. j ) ! (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage)

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