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~\ T LIS., I;j3iA.\iA VOLUME 1, NO. 10 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) TRIBUNE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1971 10C 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 Officers Installed At Kempton Lodges Mrs. Kenneth Parlow, route 2, Atlanta, and Marvin Biddle were, installed as the 1971 leaders of Kempton Rebekah Lodge and Odd Fellows Lodge Saturday night in formal installation ceremonies. During the evening program, Barbara Savage was presented a past noble grand pin from Rebe kah Lodge number 387. Bill Pearson was presented a past noble grand collar and jewel from five Fined In City Court Glen T. Boyer, city judge, assessed the following in city court on Tuesday. \ /'Robert P. Cochrane, 25, 412 Tomahawk Blvd., Kokomo was fined $10 plus $26.25 court costs for reckless driving. Rodney Alan Wilson, 210 East Eight, Alexandria was fined $30 plus $26.25 court costs for driving under influence, $15 plus $26.25 court costs for reckless driving, $3 plus $26.25 plus-court costs for no operator's license. Roland N. Lacy, 919 W. Washington, Alexandria, was fined $10 plus $24 court costs for public intoxication, j Others appearing in court were: Silas N. Hamphries, 915 E. Madison, Kokomo, fined $5 plus $26.25 court costs for speeding. Jack L. Hinkson, 809 S. Walnut, Crawfordsville, was fined" $3 plus $26.25 for following a semi closer than 300 ft. Odd Fellows Lodge number 710. - Honored guests at the installation were Carroll Zartsman, Grand Master of Indiana; Anna Corbin, District Deputy President of District 30; Mable Beckley, District 30 Vice-president; and Walter niges of District 17. S Newly elected officers of the Odd- Fellows Lodge installed were: Noble Grand, Marvin Biddie; RightSupporter Noble Grand; Richard Law; Left Supporter Noble Grand, Don Kirby; Vice Grand, Mike McKinney; Right Supporter Vice .Grand, Ronnie Delph; and Left Supporter Vice Grand, John Law. . j Other officers installed were: Warden, Keith Garst,- Conductor, Walter Hlges; Chaplain, Don Law; Past Noble Grand,. Bill Pearson; Financial Secretary, Robert Egler; Recording Secretary, Ray Lineback; Treasurer, Det Johnson; Right Seam Supporter, Larry Scott; and Left Seam Supporter, Larry Starrett. i J Others were: Inside Guardian, Jim Gamble; Outside Guardian, Pete Partlow; and Trustees, Don Kirby, Walter niges, and Mayron Barnett. | Installed as new officers of Rebekah Lodge were: Noble Grand, Wilma Partlow; Right Supporter Noble Grand, Judy Pearson; Left Supporter Noble Grand, Det Johnson; Vice Grand, Marine Delph; Right Supporter Vice Grand, Linda Delph; and Left Supporter Vice Grand, El(Continued on page ten) Northern Community Schools Resolutions Adopted by Sharpsviile Rink -Randy Huggler (center) standing between twins sister Linda and brother Lyndall on the Sharpsviile Lions Clnj} Skating rink this week. The Sharpsviile Lions Club members last week dug out a 100 feet by 400 feet area just south of the Sharpsviile Fire Station, place gravel stone, tar paper and plastic material in the area and then flooded it with water about six inches deep. • ''•'.'•* . Some of the water seeped away and the frozen crust broke under the weight of the skaters. Firemen will re-flood the rink and hope for better luck in weather and no skaters until the ice is frozen and in shape to hold youth and adults. The children are the sons and.daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Huggler of Sharpsviile route 2. " "• " .• ' (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Tipton-Howard Counties Red Cross To Sponsor "Write Hanoi'' Campaign CaribouDistrict. Scouts I Snow or No Snow, Camping Will Go Snow- or no snow.. .the winter camporee for Caribou District Boy .Scouts will get underway Saturday at the Tipton Scout woods, according to District Camp Chairman) Wadei Stone. The two day campout will involve training in various scouting techniques as well as a well rounded experience in proper. winter time camping. Kick-off time for the program will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday when Boy Scouts will unload camp gear and set up patrol campsites. A model campsite has been set up . and scouts will be instructed in Camporee rules and regulations. Saturday ".afternoon, selected scout leaders will give demonstrations in woodlore, safety, cooking and firebuilding. Scouts will learn by experience how to prepare dutch-oven pies, bread, home-made stew and soup over a campfire. Highlight of the day will be a campfire at 7:30 p.m. when patrols will present skits, songs •and antics. The public is invited to attend the campfire and other events throughout the campout. All cub scouts visiting the camp area will be given a ribbon, courtesy of the. District. . Church services will be held Sunday morning at the camp area for protestant boys. Catholic boys will attend the local church for services. j Following breakfast Sunday, contests will be held on a patrol basis with awards presented to the winning patrols. Prior to breaking camp at noon, jan awards program will be! held. At that time the Grand Award and special prize will;be presented to the outstanding | patrol of the campout. A runner-up ribbon will be awarded to the patrol placing second.; First, second and third place awards will be presented to patrols having an outstanding campsite. The Howard - Tipton Chapter, American Red Cross has announced that the plans for obtaining signatures oh prepared letters in the interest of our Prisoners of War have been completed for Tipton County. Under the direction of Mrs, Raymond Kincaid, a Red Cross Board Member; Mrs. Lester Amsbury, former Red Cross representative in Tipton County and Mrs. Dorothea Williams, Volunteer Chairman, the campaign will be conducted «6n Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of this week. ."Write Hanoi" is a special project undertaken by all Red Cross Chapters since recent information received would indicate that this is the agency be-" ing recognized, which is inaccor- dance with the agreements as signed by participating countries at the Geneva Convention. During the past four months, letters coming out from our prisoners do indicate increased permission for correspondence to their families. The only request of this committee to the Tipton County residents is that they make an effort to obtain and sign one of the letters available at the following locations: Farmers Loan & Trust Company; Citizens National Bank both in downtown Tipton on Saturday.. The industries partici pating on Thursday and Friday are Steel Parts; Perfect Circle; Pioneer Seed Company; and John Beaii Division. • Ail employ^;* will be given the opportunity thru plant management. In Hobbs, SharpsviUe, Windfall and Kempton the letters will be available in the churches on Sunday. Also in" Tipton proper, churches and food markets will be furnished the "Write Hanoi" maf Herial Saturday. [ The total quota for Tipton County is 1500 and there is no contribution required. The com(Continued on page ten) j Ayres To Head Aa Association WINDFALL SHOPPING CENTER Bill Ayres J was elected president of the Tipton County Agricultural Association Inc. Monday evening. .This was the stated annual meeting of the association that manages the 4-H Grounds and Buildings. Other officers for 1971 include vice president, Tom Crouch; secretary, Mrs. George Harlow, and treasurer, Mrs. Doyle Hobbs. -Earl Sottong; retiring president presided at the annual meeting. Treasurers report for 1970 was mimeographed and presented by Bill Ayres 1970 treasurer. Copies are available at the County Extension Office. The 4-H and Community. Building was used 246 days during 1970. 359 useages were recorded during the past year. Bill Ayres and Dick Nash were reelected as directors from Jefferson and Prairie townships respectively. New directors for 1971 include Mrs. Keith Hoover, Cicero township; Mrs.. Chester Baird, Liberty township; and Tom Crouch, Madison township. Retiring directors from the a- bove.townships were Mrs. Virginia Hoover, Mrs. John Wyrick and Myron Henderson. Mrs. Mike Orr presented a musical program for the annual meeting. Lowe Amusements were given the contract for the amusements for the 1971 4-H Fair July 27-31. Meeting dates for the board of directors meetings are February 8, April? 12,7 July 12, October 4 and January 19, 1972, the aext annual meeting. - • I* Other members of the board of directors for 1971 include Mrs. Marion Mitchell, Jefferson township; Dale Salsbery, Liberty township; Fred McCorkle, Wildcat township and Mrs. Bruce Johnson, Wildcat township. , | The Ham, Bean Cornbread supper was prepared and served by the Goldsmith Extension Homemakers and the ladies of the Tipton County Agricultural Association Board. ; 1 junior high Cloud type-Stratus J Present temperature -j 30 Maximum temperature - 31 Minimum temperature - 26 Wind Direction - Easti Wind Velocity - 4 mph Relative Humidity - 100% Precipitation - .1 I Barometer Reading - 30.09 faUing ••}.'• Forecast - Increasing wind and rain j Noblesvilh • A resolution was adopted by the Board of School Trustees of Northern Community School to appoint the President and Secretary of the School Board as officers of the Board of Finance. They also voted to designate Union State Bank of Windfall as depository for Northern Com-- munity Schools of Tipton County. . The Board gave their unofficial approval to a proposal submitted jby Don Schroll of Trojan Seed Company to use school, stu dents and buses through the FFA Club for detasseling in the summer of 1971. j I A motion to employ Gene Cage as maintenance man from, January 1, 1971 tot June 30 at a salary of $4,420 [was approved af ter'the motion jto employ him for a, one year contract at a salary of $8,840 was|rejected by three members, with, one abstaining. The Board voted unanimously to employ Martin Quirk as bus driver at $15 per school day from January 12 to May 28; R. W. Clinton and Associates were voted to be employ ed, to design' and plan heating plans and specifications for the Wind-' fall School. , Glen Munro, school superintendent, reported that revised copies of the 1971 budget had been distributed. He alsg announced that a School Board- Administrator - Teacher Workshop has been scheduled for January 21 at 12 p.m. A combined meeting of the Holding Company and School Board is set for January 19. Charlotte Barr was appointed School Board Legislative contact person. Supt. Munro also reported that grades one through 12 will be tested by SRA company in April as part of a National norms testing procedure. • Claims number 1461 to 1594 were approved by the Board. Any I case, whether it be drug abuse; illegal drinking or van- delisiri, will be handled in accordance 1 to the situation'and. meritj stated Fred Surber, Tipton Circuit Court judge Monday at the Kiwanis meeting held at the Bowl-O-Drome. Judge Surber was asked by the civic club to present and discuss the local drug problem and relate how lie would handle cases brought before his courts. He had spent the day in Indianapolis Monday attending the Governor's Drug Conference and related information gathered at the meeting. ; | ';'. I He noted that he had not personally encountered the drugpro- blem locally, and it would be necessary to view. the Circumstances : involved in any case brought to; court. Mr. Surber emphasized that most judges tend to be more stern with the drug seller than the individual who perhaps had experimented with drug use on a limited basis, j He cited the illegal and habitual; use of. alcohol perhaps a 'bigger problem to the community. Vandalism was also considered a local problem as a result of" the excessive drinking among young people. "It is not Pension Checks Deadline Friday The Veterans Administration today reminded 800,000 recipients of monthly pension checks to ; carefully fill out, sign and promptly ; return their annual income I questionnaires—by January 15 at the latest. VA noted' that two-thirds of the veterans and dependents, including parents of deceased veterans drawing dependency and indemnity compensation, have returned the questionnaires received with their November 1 checks. The questionnaires request information on the amount of income the beneficiary received in 1970, and the amount expected in 1971. '''•/•• • Since 1971 pension payments will be based on this information, it is important that questionnaires be filled out accurately and completely, signed, and returned no later than the January 15 deadline, VA explained. . The veterans* agency stressed that if thenare not returned, beneficiaries, under the law, will not only lose next year's benefits, they may also be required to refund payments received in 1970. the intention 1 of the court- to make criminals' put of juvenile offenders but: to be stern enough in the penalty for law violation to prevent a re-occurance in the future," stated Surber. He encouraged the passing of two legislature bills now before the. state assembly which would set aside funds for the rehabilitation of-drjUg users and. also g^ve state, police authority to s;II motor vehicles used in drug traffic. "j - Ray Noble, vice-president of the Kiwanis Club, presented Mr. Surber with | a certificate of appreciation ,at the close of the meeting. ' | brie Bridge, president, announced thai Richard. Blank had been appointed to the Awards Program "committee.' Jle also' urged members to support the upcoming fish and tender loin supper in which proceeds will be used for the THS Educational Science Center. ' PROPERTY —— DAMAGE -. City police, investigated a property damage accident at 12:20 a.m. today Claude D.Carmichael, route 2, Atlanta, was driving south and slid into the parked 1963 auto belonging to Helen Pratt. Also reported at 7-.50 a.m. today was a.property damage ' accident in the 900 block of N. Main. Cynthia L. Orr, 20, route 1, was driving a 1968 auto traveling north and slid into a parked auto belonging to George M. Schmitt. A 1966 vehicle was damaged $800 and the George Shortle farm fence $85 Tuesday 7:20 p.m.when I driver Julia A. Plake lost con" trol of her auto on the gravel road west of Tipton and veered into the fence. The Tipton County SherifPs personnel investigated and reported that there was no injury. Vandalism-—j Tipton County Sheriff Richard Zieglerin- spectingj the plywood covered front window areas at the Tipton County 4-H Building. The 4 feet by 10 feet thermo pane glass windows were broken recently by vandals and are in the process of being-replaced by contractors. ' Damage to public buildings and private homes in adjacent counties has been extensive recently and some damage has been made to Tipton County property also. Enforcement officers urge citizens to be alert on details of suspicious activities and report immediately to the police or sheriffs office. i (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Business District Hit by Massive Vandalism Development Officers Lyn McCoxkle (left) and Dan Straub youthful WindfaU Businessmen standing with the sign on the site of the Windfall Shopping Center. Construction on the new business venture is slated to get underway in March, 1971 under the auspices of the Windfall Development Corporation. Burkholder Buildings Inc. of Napannee has been selected to construct the Center. * j ? McCorkle is the treasurer of the Development Inc. and Straub is the secretary. '.'..•] • (staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Noblesville Police Department.: reported today that no new developments or arrests have been- made in connection with the vandalism which occurred Saturday night in the business district. V According to the' report from Noblesville, the city police were lured from the business district to investigate an accident at the edge of the town which turned out to be a false alarm.' • They returned to the business district to find it in a shamble of shattered glass and destruction. j; Vandels, believed to be wielding axes, apparently went on a rampage/smashing 15 business establishment plate glass windows and six auto windshields. Damage was not confined to one specific spot but scattered throughout the main section of Noblesville. The vandalism occurred between 10:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. and apparently was not witness ed by anyone. Damage resulting from the violent outbreak is estimated to run between $2000 and $3000. • • ',' - < Indiana Bell Telephone officials reported that a telephone cable was cut near Indiana 37 and 238 at approximately the same time the vandalism was in process. Several customers in the area were without telephone service. It was believed the" cable | was severed with the same axel that had been found 1 in the telephone office with a broken »axe handle. According to the report, there- was no set pattern to the window smashing! spree. Four windows w*re broken out on the north side of Hamilton Federal located on North 9th Street; The Noblesville Ledger, Logan street, lost two windows in the advertising department. On south 9th street, Zinn and Indiana. Bell Telephone each lost one window; Maple businesses ; east of 9th street suffered the most. Shugartand Miller each lost one window. A warehouse owned by Monte Jessup and used by Rupper t Furniture Co. lost two windows and three windows were broken plus the door at Ken Wright catalog store. . Car windshields broken were on cars parked around the business area at City Hall, Service Station, Eagles parking lot and American Legion parking lot.