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Tipton, Indiana
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Saturday, January 16, 1971
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r.: : :::irjz l z, ASSIST I :DIA:!A. STATE L I ::5 I/I-;A?JLI3, I. VOLUME 1, NO. 13 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) TRIBUNE SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 1971 ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895, AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON, INDIANA : 10£ PER COP.Y Tipton 71; Huntington 70 Bli^e Devils Put Hot Torch To The Huntington Vikings By Eldon Cage Tribune Sports Editor Tipton High School Gym — The final horn sounded Friday night and the Tipton High School gym scoreboard read Tipton 71, Visitors (Huntington) 70 and pandemonium broke loose from every place in the gym except the Huntington fan section. Tipton's Blue Devils had just ended an 11 game losing streak and the joys of a; victory were being spilled over into swarming around the victorious Devils and their coaches in the north end of the gym. . • Tipton players and coaches were hoisted on victory-starved; student shoulders and carried to the Tipton dressing room door . where no one else entered except the team members and Coach John Moses for about 10 minutes as this "browbeaten group" gathered as one, gave thanks, softly celebrated and then mapped plans for more conquests down the sea a son's road. To these Tiptonplayers, coaching staff, parents of the team members, cheerblock and cheerleader members, local radio commentators, and faithful fans, congratulations from this corner. : The veteran 8-3 Huntington Co mm u n ity Fun d Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the Tipton Community Fund, Inc. will be held January 28th at 7:30 p.m. at the Tipton High School. Any. contributor to the fund is welcome to attend. Directors for three years will be elected* Nominations for three year terms on the Board of Directors are: Kathleen Richards, Bill Mitchell,.. Tom CoUins, Greg Caldwell, Richard Garst, Garland Maddox, Tom Phifer, Steve Peters, William Collins, Irvin E. Banta, Nominations may also be made from the floor. Carry over Directors are, Two Years: May'cel Cunningham, Adrian Huff, Joe Bilby, Jim Delph,. Bud Horton, Rick Brown, Pat Cline, Richard Boss, Jim Pow- ' ell and Cal Kunkle. .•". One Year: Rick Curnutt, Phil Nichols, James McClung, Larry Smith, Charlotte Smitson, John Bath, Phil Parsons, Katie Schmith, Tom .Vinson and RebaYork. Officers must be elected that night or within 15 days thereafter. Senior Class squad started fast in the first quarter with Dave Keehn and Mike Hall hitting fielders before Jim York centered a two pointer for a 4-2 score. Hall and Keehn gathered 13 of the Vikes 17 first quarter markers, while York, Bob Richardson, Tim" Clouser and Bill Sulli- (Continued on page four) Stout Enrolled In Police School Tom Simmons, longtime Windfall Town Marshall, has been appointed by the Windfall Town Board as temporary Town Marshall during the leave of absence of Richard Stout, who is in police school on the Indiana University Campus, Bloomington. .. , Stout has served his apprenticeship in the Windfall Town Marshall Post and is now training to improve upon enforcement procedures before assuming full time.- Two Fined In City Court City Court Judge Glen T. Boyer assessed the following fines in City Court Friday: Herbert Daugherty, 27, 408 E. Broadway, Kokomo; Speeding, $5.00 plus court cost $26.25; James W. Pore, 26, 329 1/2 N. East, Tipton, Speeding, $2.00 plus court cost $26.25. SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 45£ PER WEEK Hamilton County Pigeons Rule Judicial Roost As Judge Striken with Disease NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (UPI)/ Pigeons ruled the judicial roost-, today, of i the Hamilton County Courthouse. The birds and their droppings forced Hamilton Circuit Court Judge'Edward F. New Jr. to slam the brakes on the dispensation of justice Friday. New believes he is a victim of a disease spread by; a fungus that 'grows on the droppings which have - accumulated on windowsills ; nd other ledges of the courthouse. The judge's !.miction has left, him partial!' blinded, a condition he blamed on the fungus. .New. closec; up his courtroom" Friday and vowed, to keep it closed until the pigeons and their droppings have been removed. Cases were postponed for a weekand the prosecuting attorney also vacated his office in the building and moved to a different location. County commissioners, in (Continued on page six) Cou nty £h erif f Ca rries Heavy Responsibilities The sheriff is elected for a four-year term by vote of the entire county and is prohibited from serving more . than eight years within a 12-year period. His salary varies from $5,500 per year to a maximum of $18,375 per year, defending upon the population and assessed valuation of the couatjL TiptonCountyShe-. riff received $6,050. ; - For his services in collecting delinquent state income tax and transmitting to the Indiana De- Prominent Speaker To Address Co-op Meeting Break-ins Reported Frankfort Man Killed As Traffic Toll Mounts By United. Press International' Three weekend' traffic fatalities Friday night raised Indiana's 1971 death count to at least 69 compared with 33 a year ago. Eugene W. Sanders, .54, Pekin, became the first weekend victim when he was struck and killed by a car on Indiana 60 in his Washington County hometown Friday evening. Frarik Gunter," 40, Frankfort, was killed Friday. night in a one-car accident on Indiana 29. at the Cass-Carroll County line in Carroll south of Logansport. Mary AnnBolinger, 17, Terre Haute,- was killed when the. car she was riding in crashed at the intersection of U.S. 41 and a Vigo County road Friday night. State police said the driver, John Waterman, 17, Shelburn, told them the accelerator stuck just as he began a left turn from the county road. The car, overturned, landing on its top in a ditch.. Waterman was not hurt. 'Third House' Planned Tipton County Chamber of Commerce is planning their 3rd House Legislative reporting on next Saturday, January 23rd at 8 a.m. at the Bowl-O-Drome. . This will last possibly one hour and will be repeated each Saturday during the State Legisla­ tive meetings. Senator Merton Stanley and Representatives Harry Foreman and Alan Zirkle plan to be on hand at these meetings if Saturday sessions do not Interfere. the public is invited and urged to attend these meetings. The number , of counties reporting''at least one fatality each since the new year began two weeks ago was hiked to 30 out of the 92. Oscar Bosler, 45, Evansville, was killed late Thursday in a car-truck accident in Evansville. Youth Drowns WINAMAC, Ind. (UPI) Douglas Allen White, 5; Wi- namic, drowned Friday when he slid down a hill on his sled and plunged into the Tippecanoe Ri. ver. , A companion told authorities that the boy, son of the Donald M. Whites, slid on ice about 30 feet from the bank of the stream but the sled tipped into strong current at a point where the water was not frozen. Divers failed to find the body after searching for three hours. Signing "Write Hanoi" forms, standing (1-r) Mrs. Chloe Roudebush and Mrs. Betty Thomas, both of Tipton; .seated, Mrs. Julia R. Buscber of Atlanta, Ind.; standing rear are Red Cross representatives left - Mrs. Shirley Kinder of Tipton and Dorothea Williams of Kokomo. This "Write Hanoi Signature Headquarters" Is In the south end of the Tipton Marsh Supermarket and is sponsored by the Tipton - Howard County Red Cross Chapter. Red Cross personnel will keep the project going through Saturday night and then the number of signed forms will be publicized. The forms urge Vietnam' government officials to treat American POWs more humanely and plead for their release. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Ray Monsalvatge of Dayton : Ohio, whose career of writing, : speaking, T.V., and radio appearances takes him throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, will address the Tipton County Co-op's annual Stockholders meeting Thursday evening January 28th, at the 4-H and Community Building. The ^meeting will convene at 6:00 p.m., with 'a buffet dinner and entertainment by the Young Originals from the Tipton High School music department. Following the election of offi- Chrysler Union Sessions Planned For Week-end „ DETROIT (UPI) - United Auto Workers President Leonard Woodcock rejoined the union's contract negotiations with Chrysler Corp. today following a three-day absence. A long weekend of main-table bargaining sessions was anticipated by both sides. The UAW says its 120,000 Chrysler members in the United States and. Canada will walk off their jobs Tuesday if agreement on a new three-year contract is not reached by then. The main obstacle to settlement with Chrysler, the only one of the. big three automobile manufacturers without a UAW agreement, was retroactive pay boosts for hourly rated workers. The issue of the conversa-. tion of wage increases to pay hikes for salaried workers also was unresolved, observers-said. ... An offshoot of the latter problem became a street issue' Friday. Cold Temps To Remain Awhile By United Press International • Temperatures fell as low as nine degrees above zero in Indiana, today and moderately cold winter" weather seemed to be firmly entrenched for a stay through the middle of next week, if not longer. The lowest reading was reported at Indianapolis, With Lafayette close behind at 10 above. Other lows were in the teens above zero, including 14 at Fort Wayne and Terre Haute, 17 at South Bend and 18 at Evansville, Cincinnati and Louisville. " Snow fell at Fort Wayne and South Bend, and forecasts indicated a "chance" of occaion- al periods of light snow at vari- (Continued on page six) cers and the manager's report, the highlight of the evening will be Mr. Monsalvaiage's address. dynamic, entertaining, inspirational, and quoted as one of the country's most sought after speakers, reported Kenneth DeWitt, manager of Tipton County Farm Bureau Co-op. ' | Advance preservations are nee .essary to | prepare for food and accommodations. Tickets for the supper are available at yojiir Co-op elevators. The public is invited. Tipton County Sheriff Richard Ziegler, area state police and Tipton City Police were forced to miss the final two minutes of Friday night's Tipton-Huhtingtori basketball, thriller because of a reported breakin at the L. J. Bailey residence . in southwest Tipton County just south of Little New Tork. Sheriff Ziegler, after getting the call, radioed other enforcement officers and th^ groups converged at the site' within minutes. Stolen from the Bailey fuel oil tank was about .10 gajllons • of oil .and then two or three youth were reported by the • Baileys to have run into a wooded area before the officers arrived. A search in the fields and woods failed to reveal any persons. State Trooper Dick Joines and Sheriff Ziegler Friday; investigated a breakin at the Wayne Kenwbrthy Residence on U.S. 31 north of. ltd. 28. Investigation revealed a color TV-and clothes missing. The Kenworthys had been away from home for a few days. - - - _ Sheriff Ziegler also reported the arrest of Judy Luzzadden, 24, of Elwood charging her with leaving the scene of a Thursday traffic accident which occurred on Ind. 28 just west of Elwood. Michael Hanson, 22, of Elwood complained that Miss Luzzadden heading west on Ind. 28 behind his car, rammed the rear of his vehicle two times causing heavy damage. Sheriff Ziegler investigated and, [checked both cars and then made Ithe arrest. Theautos were damaged a total of $1500.- partment of Revenue the collection in full of the tax and penalties set forth in warrant issued • him by that department commanding him to make' such collection, the sheriff is entitled to retain 10% of the amount due. Duties 1. Serving. as. conservator of the peace. 2. Taking charge of the-county jail and the prisoners confined therein. He may board prisoners, including those on federal charges, for which he is allowed an amount fixed annually by the State Board of Accounts at a sum not • to exceed 85? per meal for the first 1,000 meals served each month in counties of less than 40,000 population and not to exceed 65? per meal in counties of from 40,000 to 300,000 population. In' Marion and Lake counties the County Council appropriates a sum sufficient to feed (Continued on page six) Drug Problems, Legislature Confronting Tipton (bounty Discussed at Ken^ New officers were electedj at the Jefferson Township organizational meeting Thursday Light at the Lions Club Building.. Donald Smith was elected to serve | as president of the organization with Robert Phares. serving as vice- president and Mrs. Joe Ploughe, secretary. | Ladies nominated for a mail ballot election for Tipton County 4-H Council were: Barbara Cunningham,. Mona Stafford and Eunice Stafford. Discussion Topics Joe Heaton, Tipton, Attorney- at-law, led the discussion topics on the evening agenda. He related the present drug problem .now facing Tipton County. | "Drug abuse has been a growing problem for the community for the past severalyeafs and will continue to grow until citizens become willing to face the truth and to believe the problem exists," Mr. Heaton emphasized. He noted that local law enforcement officers do not have the needed drug abuse training and. with the shortage of. manpower, ithe problems have not been able to be curbed. Mr. Heaton related several instance's concerning drug users and the experiences they encountered. "However, Tipton does not have the hard drug user which includes the use of opium derivatives," he stated. j "We need to learn to talk about drug abuse, to know the symptoms and to believe each other," he emphasized. "Some people do not want to believe we have young boys and girls in the county using drugs. Parents need to become more concerned and to know how to recognize the drug user," he continued. Mr* Heaton did intensive investigation and study on the drug abuse problems in Tipton County last year while serving'' as prosecuting attorney. State Legislative actions and , how it may affect you was -discussed by Arden Russell, Area Community Development Agent. He stated that there is a great problem of pollution, but that- it is talked up too much, such'as saying the world will be destroyed in so many years. :the "When to our-present considered biiity. are spent buse of ell stated A sumjnary of various laws and acts that the legislature are the historians look back age,. it will be the Age of Irresponsi- Billions of dollars a year because of mans ab- environment," Russ- considerihi ig were given by Mr. (Continued on page six) . Richard Ziegler Richard Ziegler is the newly elected Tipton County Sheriff. He is assisted by deputies Barney Brankle and. Cleo Scott. O'Malley Receives Naval Promotion Navy Petty Officer Third Class George E. O'Malley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond O'Malley of route 2 Tipton, Ind., was promoted to his present rank while serving aboard the fleet oiler USS Truckee at Norfolk, Va. 'DriigS and Parents" -{Among! several discussion topics at Jefferson Townsmp Organizational meeting Thursday night at Kem;)ton was the drug abuse problem confronting Tipton County.: Joe Heaton (left) Tipton Attorney .- - law and former prosecuting attoney, related several incidents which have occurred the past ] fear in the county as a result of drug abuse. Seated at the speakers table with Mr. Heaton are Robert Phares, newly elected vice president of the Jefferson Township Organization; Ruth Wimer, irea extension agent; Mrs. Don Smith, past secretary and Mrs. Wallace Longfellow. | I (Staff Photo by Margaret Hinkle)

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