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January 7, 1971

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]'•"•"'OLD J. BURTOM \l AUCiilVSS. ASSISTANT/ I*iDT\M r A STAT3 LIBRARY I:IDIA:U ?3 I.IS,-IN 3 IANA VOLUME 1, NO. 5 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) TRIBUNE THURSDAY, JANUARY 7V 1971 10£ PER COPY 45<? PER WEEK ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895, AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON, INDIANA SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 Smith Receives The American Society of Animal Science presented a scholarship award to Jerry A, Smith, son of Mr; and Mrs; Jack SmithJ route 5 Tipton, in recognition of scholastic,achievement . . { I Fine, awards were given to seniors in the 1 top ten per• cent! scholastically- of Purdue School of Agriculture. The awards were given at the annual banquet honoring the judging teams.of.' Purdue. As a member of the livestock judging team Jerry and the 'other members of the team traveled 12,000. miles from September until the first of December. ' ' Red Cross Will ribute Letters Tiptqn.- Howard County Red Cross Chapter announced today that they will contact industries, banks, churches and other institutions in the next few days to circulate letters concerning servicemen missing in. action or those who are Prisoners of War in Southeast'Asia. j ' Heading the committee on distribution of letters for signatures are-Mrs. Dorothea Williams, Kokomo;* Mrs. Edna Amsbury and Mrs! Lynn Kincaid, both of Tipton, j Detailed information will be released by the Red Cross Chapter within a few days. ELWOOD, Ind. (UPI) - -A group of Elwood y citizens launched a petition campaign Wednesday aimed at- prodding ,a federal; court into .action that might lead to settlement of a four-month-old violence marred strike .against the- Ex-Cell-O Start Feb Jl The [second semester of the Children's Developmental Center at Crossroads. Rehabilitation Center, Indianapolis, will begin February 1, according "to an announcement made todayj by Dr. Roy E. Patton, executive director.. The program is for children . from throughout Indiana who have learning disabilities, dislexia, irigtor perceptual problems; physical handicaps, mental retardation, or speech and hearing problems, c .. j Individual classes are held Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. through 11:30- a.m. for children, three through five years bid. Classes for children, five through seven years old are held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children seven through 12 years may receive training ffom\3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. four days per week. ' . ' ' |: , Enrollment information may be obtained by contacting the" social service department, Crossroads Rehabilitation ^Center, 3242 Sutherland Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205, telephone area "code 317, 924-3251. Winter Fin - Mrs* Dorothy Lane and poodle supervise some of the sledding and skating activity Wednesday evening at the Lincoln School Grounds, where Tipton Firemen and Policemen spearheaded a program for the outdoor ice skating facilities. On the" sled isJMrs. Lane's 10-year old daughter Terri and friend, 10-year old Kim' Dobson. Line up in rear are several-youth and one other supervising adult .checking out the newjy forzen ice. i . ')'-!Since much of the hydrant water hosed on. the school grounds sunk into the soil, ice conditions were not the'best at .the school pounds, but'were still much better- than no facilities.; -i j. About 50 youft and adults used theCity Park Skating Rink Wednesday evening and night following flooding and freezing by the temperatures from four to 10 degrees. All persons using the ice facilities are urged to treat these public properties and others rights with respect. ! | / (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Thin Blue Line ° i | f Konkle Concerned Over Loss Experien Man Transformed Into Human Torch -GARY, Ind. (UPI) — A man, bound on his hands and feet and with a wire .noose around his heck, was transformed into a human torch and burned to death early today in his flaming, trailer home and a woman; companion was badly injured. Authorities sought a man who was seen leaving the trailer shortly "before the fire was discovered just west of the city limits in the Black Oak subdivision, i Officials .said Kirby. Perkins, 21, burned 'to death. Mrs. Ther- Know Your Government esa Dutton, 21, Hammond, was rushed to St. Catherine's Hospital, at nearby ; East Chicago in critical '[condition [with burns' over most of her Body. '-. A neighbor .toldjpoii.ce she found the badly "burned Mrs. Dutton nude in the ] street. Mrs. :Dutton, who was also bound with rope, said she managed to push, herself but of the flaming trailer.- '-i Policed said two empty gasoline - cans were found outside the . traiier, which was de- stroyedj Corp. plant here. Dr. John UPdike said he and two dozen other Elwood citizens with no close ties to the 1 strike situation have organized the petition campaign. "We want to see something positive done," Updike said. "The strike threatens the life, and morale of this • cornmumty." The petitions are directed at (Continued on page six) Indiana State Police troopers will be spending more time investigating crimes in 1971 according to ah announcement this week from Superintendent Robert K. Konkle. He pointed out that the Hoosier ers crime rate has risen 148.7 per cent since 1960. By contrast, the Department has trained 554 men but.only 241 have remain-ed with the Department during (Continued on page six) $9.3 Million Additional Cost Decline of Nonpublic School Enrollment Could Be Costly Hoosiers Cai> Prepare For Week-end Warming Trend INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) Current enrollment in Indiana's nonpublic elementary and secondary schools is down 12,459, or 11 per cent, from test year, the chairman of the Committee on Nonpublic Schools said Wednesday. I Dean Alfred W. Meyerjgof Valparaiso University's UJRIool of law, said his committee represents Catholic, Lutheran and National Union Christian schoois with 92 per cent of Indi­ ana's nonpublic school enrollment. ' t The committee is jone of the leading exponents of efforts to gain legislation to provide state aid to nonpublic schools. ' "Our schools have suffered an 11 i.per cent dropj in enrollments this year compared with a 6.2 per cent decline a year ago," Meyer said. 'IThe alarming fact this underscores is the severity and the rate of decline. The loss in enrollment has al^^^^^ most doubled as has the rate of decline." . "On the - logical assumption that the students no longer in nonpublic schools have transferred to public schools, the decline in nonpublic school enrollment is further aggravating the public school crisis, already acute in most of our larger cities," he said, - . Meyer said the enrollment in (Continued on page six) Hot Meals - iti-Central High. School Students Wednesday afternoon, following the second day of hot lunches served at the new school cafeteria, showing their happiness about the event. So "happy" he sat on the corridor floor Is Francis Mickle in front of six pretty Tri-Central co-eds (L-R) Marsha Whitehead, Debbie Griffith, Suzie Antrobus, Elise Smith, Melodle Romack and Janet McGraw. Too, four boys in school library behind glass are Ken Cline, Eric Smith, Rick Roberts and Jerry Mossburg. - | «. Students at Tri-Central have carried sack lunches to school since last September because of the school cafeteria kitchen not being ompleted and only Tuesday of this week were they served with the kitchen-cooked food. ^~ = J| r Several students said they would miss the novelty of carrying sack lunches and that they now realized what their parents did about school food "in the olden days." (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) By United Press International . Winter's first sustained cold spell in Indiana kept Hoosiers bundled as they headed for work- and school again this morning/but forecasters today made their first mention of a warming trend on the way. Although the mercury dipped Jis low as 2 below zero at 8 m. (EST) in South Bend and nother chilly night lay ahead, the weekend. appeared to hold hope for some relief. The extended outlook called for warming over the weekend with a chance of precipitation most likely as rain Sunday. The respite *was expected to be brief, however, with clearing and colder predicted for Mon' day. •- -~ Temperatures for the 24 hours ending at 7 a.m. EST this morning registered a low of 1 below at South Bend and the high spot in the state was Evansville with 21. Evansviile's low for the period was 8 and South Bend's high was 10. Other cities reporting highs and lows were Indi- Opium Harvest Legal in* Turkey WASHINGTON (UPI) Government officials once considered a $5 million yearly outlay to buy the entire Turkish opium crop," but rejected the idea for fear it would stimulate opium . production in other countries, according to the House Crime Committee. Turkish opium is the source of an estimated 80 per cent of the illicit heroin distribution in the United States. Turkey is one of 12 nations where opium may be grown legally. The United States , imports nearly 300,000 pounds of opium each year to make morphine and other pain-killing derivatives. The committee recommended, however", that all legal opium imports be stopped because nonaddictive synthetic painkiliers have been developed that could take the place of the opium derivatives. The committee also recommended Turkish farmers be given subsidies to turn to other crops and that satellites monitor opium growing areas. i County Treasurer Serves As Ex-officio City Treasurer anapolis, 19 and 6; Fort Wayne 15 and 2; Tefre Haute, 19 and 8; Lafayette, 14 and-3. The lows recorded during the recent nights of cold may have contributed to a rash J of fires around the state. In the past 48 hours, /ires hit a campus building at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, a manufacturing plant in Middlebury, a.;mo| tel near . Brownsburg and . a grade school in North Vernoni Highs' today were to reach 8 to 16 in the north, 15 to 20 in the central section and 18 to 23 in the south. Lows tonight are expected to dip near zero again tonight:in the north, from 3 7 central and from 5 to south. ' •[[ The warming trend will be^ gin Friday, but will not get into full swing until Saturday. Highs Friday will range from the low 20s north to the low 30s south!' The warmth will peak Sunday; with highs in the 40s. | to 10 The county treasurer is elected by popular vote for a term of four years within 12 years. His office is provided for in the Constitution. His salary varies from $4,400 to a maximum of $18,375 per year, depending upon the population and assessed valuation of the county. He also is authorized to serve as an ex officio city treasurer in many cities for which he receives remuneration varying from $600 to $1,6.00 per annum in addition to his regular' compensation from the county. The functions of the treasurer are to collect, to'retain custody of and to disburse county funds.. He has charge of the collection of delinquent taxes (tacludingsale of real property for, taxes when authorized) and is required on a daily basis to enter all judgments paid in the appropriate record maintained in the office of the clerk of the circuit court. He collects local and state general property taxes for all units in the county, inheritance taxes, the/ tax on capital stock and deposits of banks and trust companies, and upon the capital stock and the surplus of building and loan associations. The treasurer is re quired annually to send each- per soil charged with taxes a statement of. the amount of property tax owed. The treasurer also collects fees, based upon capital employed, from traveling shows and non-. resident merchants', and fees for ferries bri streams borderingthe state, j ; ' In addition to his otherfunc- tions, the \treasurer serves as treasurer ex\ officio of the County Board of Education and as treasurer to the board of hospital trustees in some counties. Muzzle Loader Explodes, Injures 15-year Old Mathew Mattingly, 15 year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Mattingly, Tipton R 4 is in the . Tipton County Memorial Hospital from injuries suff-. ered Wednesday 5:10 p.m. when the Muzzle loadingshot- gun he was shooting on his father's farm "blew up" and- metal fragments penetrated Mat's left forearm and his left eye lid. In addition the muzzle loader explosion caused burns on the youth's flesh.- He was considered in fair to good condition Thursday morning. ' The father, Dan Mattingly, was within hearing distance of Mat when the" mishap occurred and was able to get the injured youth to the hospital and medical assistance within minutes. Tipton County Sheriff Richard Ziegler investigated and made the report to the news media. Ross Hufford, route 1, is the newly elected Treasurer of Tip- Cdunty.; is assisted by Trooper Arrests Indiana State Trooper F. G. Biggs reported the . arrest of Donald E. Duncan, 35, Kokomo it 12:20 p.m. for speeding 85 miles per hour in a 65 mile zone on U.S. 31 and 300N. HewiU appear in city court on the speeding charge.:, Roxie Emberton, 40, 336 Sweetland Ave., was arrested on an. expired inspection sticker Monday at 9:10 a.m. at SR 28 and 600E. She was slated by State Trooper, Jim Schroeder to appear in city court. . * Also arrested by Trooper' Schroeder was Tearle Jones, 19, Elwood for driving with an expired license. He is slated to appear in city court. ve Transfers Lis ted Twelve real estate transfers were recorded recently at Tipton County Recorders office. Listing transfers were: ' . Archie Weaver et al, Wm. H. Lechrone. W-D, 7-31-70, No. 9130, 1/4 interest S W 4 N W •4, Section 31, Township 22, Range 3, 58.08 acres, | . j Archie Weaver et al, Wm. H. Leckrone W-D. 7-31-70, No. 9130, 1/2 interest, SW4NWJI, Section 31, Township 22, Range 3, 57.04 acres. , | T Ernestine Green et al, Wendell Bolton, W-D, 12-19-70, No. .9132, In Lot 64 in Tipton, Uiidiv. H. Marlt- etal, Al- 2-3 interest, William er's 2nd. Addition. Richard B. Brankle va W. Long Jr. et uxj W-D, 12 19-70, No. 9135, Northwest Corner Section 3, Township 22, Range 5,12 acres. - j { . Jack A. Smith et ux, Harvey J. Glnerick, et ux, W-D, 12-2170, No. 9143, Pt S W 4, Section 24, Township 21, Range 3,12.182 acres; .'• .! ! • ; ' '- : Clurid A. CampbeU et ux, Virginia M. McNeil, W-D^ 11-29-70, Pt. E 2 S W 4, N E 4, E 2 NW 4, S W 4, Sect. 27, Township 22, Range 3, 49 acres. ; i Wilbur R. Phifer et ux, Tipton Building and Loan Ass'n.,' W-D, 12-6-70, No. 9148, Pti 3,' Block 2, Tipton, KimberUn and Webb's E. Addition. Gary Gene Amos et ux, Jesse M. Rector, W-D, 12-21-70, No. 9149, Pt to Lots .7 T 8-5, Kempton, David Kemp's North Addition. ; Kirkendall Farms Inc> Robert V. Roberts et .ux* 'W-D,12-24-70, No. 9170, Pt. S E 4, Section 21, Township 22, Range 4,10 acres. s Clyde Overdorf et ux, Gerald Overdorf et ux, W-D, 12-24-70, No. 9,175, Pt N E 4, Section;31, Township 31, Range 4, 21.89 acres. : • >j Donald S. Rose et ux, Varlin E. Bugler et ux, W-D, 12-28-70, '•No.* 9177, Pt S W 4, SecUon 30, Township 22, Range 4, 0.459 .acres. / ' '-, ; I . ' Paul N. Dailey et ux, Tipton Building-Loan Ass 'n., W-D, 1222-70, No; 9189, In lot 37,Tipton. Shirk's 6th Addition. Heave HO! J— Tri-Central High School Football Coach Jim Calaway and Physical Education instructor eyeing Kurt Miller lying on No. 8 weight press bench at the Tri-Central gym while on ' Coach Calaway^s right is KarlRidenour curling weights at No. 7 position. This particular physical ed system incorporates 16 exercise positions for the more than 100 Tri-Central male students each day. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage)

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