The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana on January 30, 1971 · Page 1
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The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 1

Tipton, Indiana
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Saturday, January 30, 1971
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HAH 1LD J. "BURTON . " T ' ^-r A V A STAT^ T. 13 R A R Y T > r , vr. •.r T : ; .TNDIANA- VOLUMK1V KO;.25 * £NiJiAJA THE TIPTON (INDIANA) TRIBUNE SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 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 Nearly 20,000 Teens Needed for Detasseling Jobs . The corn^blight which hit In­ dianafields last year makes imperative this year, the recruitment of approximately 20,000 teen-age detasselers to work for three or four weeks as soon as the tassels "pop", sometime in July. John F. Coppes, director of the Indiana Security Division, said that Indiana State Employment Service representatives and (Continued on page six) Indiana Gas Co. Releases Their Quarterly Report . Indiana Gas Company, Inc. reported net income of $1,177,000 for the first quarter of the fiscal year which began October .1, 1970, compared with $1,589,000 for the same three months in the previous year» Per share earnings amounted to 63 cents per share, a 26 percent decrease from the 85 cents per share reported for the same quarter a year ago. For the twelvemonths ended December, 31, 1970, per share earnings equaled $2.84, or approximately 18 percent higher than the $2.40 reported for the' previous twelve months. J.W. Heiney, president of Indiana Gas, is commenting on these first quarter earnings reported that, on the basis of degree days, weather in the service area was 10% warmer than, normal, while during the same three months in the previous year temperatures were 9% colder than normal. This substantialvariationinwea- (Continued on page six) Dana Spends $4.4 Million In Tipton Dana Corporation spent $4.4 million dollars in Tipton during 1970. The figures were announced by R. Boss, Plant Manager of the Perfect Circle Division facility. Payroll, pensions, insurance and supplemental unemployment benefits from the Perfect Circle Division plant amounted to more than $1.4 million. The Tipton plant also spent $2.5 million for goods and ser- (Continued.onpagesix) Driver Remains Unconscious Following County Accident Robert Mosburg, 45, Sedalia, Ind., was seriously injured Frl- day 3 p.m. in a two vehicle accident two miles east of Tipton on Ind. 28. According to the Tipton County Sheriffs office and State ; Police, Mosburg driving west in a pickup truck hit a slick spot, his truck went out of control into the opposite lane and collided with an oncoming auto. Mosburg was taken unconscious by ambulance to the Tipton County hospital. His truck was a total loss. Mosburg's condition was listed as fair by hospital attaches Saturday 10 a.m. The driver of the east bound auto, Victor Behnecke, .60, of - Indianapolis suffered shock? bruises and a slight laceration. His 1969 1 heavy auto was damaged approximately $2500. • • The Sheriffs department also investigated a Friday 9:30 p.m. accident [at 300S two miles east of ind. 19. Sheriff Richard Ziegler said Bruce Doke, 16, of Elwood R 3, heading east hit a slick spot and skidded into a bridge, damaging .his 1966 auto $500. flis sister Nancy Doke riding w|ith him suffered bruises. Before the rear of the Doke. car could be removed from the sitel a second auto driven east by JEddie Sloan, 17, of At- Driver Hospitalized-- The 1967 pickup truck in foreground is a total loss as a result of a collision Friday 3 p.m. on Ind. 28 two miles south of Tipton with a 1969 sedan. Robert Mosburg, 45, of Sedalia, Ind., was unconscious and in a fair condition at the Tipton Hospital Saturday morning. Sheriff Dick Ziegler said Mosburg's pickup truck slid on the icy pavement and collided with the oncoming car. * (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Caribou District Boy Scouts Offer Flag Servicing to Local Businesses Local Scoulers Informed Of Proposed Merger Of Tipton -Hamilton Counties Caribou District scout official were notifiedbyKikthawen- City Court , Two persons appeared in Tipton. City Court Friday before City Judge Glenn T. Boyer, who assessed the following fines: ; Alan K, Harrell, 19, 416 Park Road, was fined $5 plus $10 court costs for Anti^-Noise Ordinance #235. Norma E. Attebury, 38, 400 South 135 W„ Kokomo, was fined $5 plus $26.25! for speeding on UJS. 31, two miles north of State. Road 28. und Area Council office of a proposed merger of this District with Hamilton County. Tipton County became a separate district in 1964 after being affilicated with Prairie Valley District for several years. The separation came when itwas estimated that the expected population increase in the county, particularly in the northern section, would war rent the change. Throughout the past seven years, adult scouters have struggled unceasingly to keep the Boy Scout program alive and active for Tipton ^County boys. Many advances have been made in giv­ ing the boys the best "all-around scouting" possible. District officers were chosen that had years of experience and a keen interest (Continued on page.six) Kokomo Mother Killed In Car-Truck Crash By United Press International Indiana's. 1971 traffic death toll grew by three Friday to. 137 a compared with 74 a year ago. U * - _ Daniel E. Michael, 28, Ander- Maving rim— Mrs. Ned Grayson encourages Clee Mad- \ son, was killed Friday night dox to tell his playmates what he has brought for show and tell \when his car hit a tree along this morning at Nursery School now being held at West Street a Madison County road, a mile Christian Church. The young students learn to play together as south of Indiana 32, state police well as learn basic elements of education in preparation for said. Authorities said he ap- kindergarten next year. (Staff Photo by Margaret Hinkle) parently fell asleep at the wheel. Mrs. Belinda Fisher, 21, Martinsville, died Friday in- Robert W, Long Hospital in Indianapolis of injuries suffered Jan. 8 in a two-vehicle collision on Indiana 37 about seven miles north of Bloomington in Monroe County. Her car and a large truck collided, state police said. Mrs. Margaret Ann Roe, 24, Kokomo, was killed and her two lildren were injured Friday in a car-truck collision in Kokomo. Police said she was driving a car which swerved over the center line of a street and struck a dump truck driven by Robert Bradley, 19, Kokomo. Bradley was unhurt, but the Boe children; Kevin Lee, 5, and Karia Marie, 2, were hospitalized with injuries. Police Investigate Three Accidents Tipton City Police reported that a four car collision occurred on North West Street Friday. According to their report Charles B. Hughes, 402 Columbia Ave.," was going south on N. West and when he applied the brakes to stop his 1963 auto, causing his truck to slide on the snow hitting the right front, fender and grill of a .1961 auto driven by Reba A. Howery, route 3, going north on North West. A chain reaction resulted with the Hughes sliding into the'left side of a 1965 parked auto belonging to Charles Mullins, 210 N. West, and the Howery car sliding into the fender of the parked car owned by Reba Harvey, 209 N. West. Dents and scratches was reported the result of the four-car collision. Tipton Police investigated a three vehicle accident Friday 9:15 p.m. in the Tipton High School parking lot. According to the police report, Paul Hackett of Tipton, traveling south in the lot hit a slick spot, turned east and skidded into two parked vehicles. . The parked vehicles involved were owned by Phillip Legg of Tipton and the Richardson Motor Sales of Sheridan. Damage resulted to all three vehicles involved. No one was injured. Rotary Scout Troop 592 members and adult leaders have made a proposal to the Tipton Merchants, whereby a new flagset including a parking meter flag holder and a year's service for the nine holidays to be observed in. 1971 can be contracted for a nominal price. Scouts and leaders noted that, the old flags are about worn out. Since new ones are needed, the parking meter holder sets are much more efficient and desirable and can be serviced more readily. For many years the scouts and .their parents have been getting up early on. holidays, going to a store house to get the flags, haul them to the business cite and insert the flag poles into the concrete placements. Some of the adult leaders over the years have been Ellie SUlwell, Fred Line- '•• rode, Harry" Tidier and Ed En- ne'king.j Many other adults have assisted in the flag project, but their names are not available for this report. Proceeds from prior flag projects have gone toward purchase of tentsjand other boyscoutequi- pment. The scouts can use aew revenues for more equipment and trips, j Brown Elected President Of Credit Bank J. wl Brown will become President) of the Federal Intermediate Credit Bank of Louisville, effective February!. The announcement was made today by Wm. bntinued on page six) - lanta R 1, slid into the Doke car damaging the Sloan car $150. No one was injured in the second mishap. Ballard Elected Acting Chairman Of Workshop Several parents met together last evening to formulate plans for a sheltered workshop. "The need is critical and the interest is strong," the group emphasized. James Ballard, 814 N. East St was elected acting chairman to further develop the workshop. Mrs. Don Ross, route 1 willser-- ve the group as secretary. A sheltered workshop is a vocational and industrial training and work program for handicap- continued on page six) Atlanta Youth To Present Oration Vickie Sigler, member of Cicero Seventh - Day Adventist Church won first prize in there- cent Temperance Oratorical Contest held at Indiana Academy, where. Vickie is a sophomore. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Sigler of Cicero, Vickie will be competing with students from S.D.A. Academies from four states at South Ben^ in March with her oration "Your Life — for a Smoke". \^ Third place winner was Jim Mays of Atlanta also a member of Cicero SDA Church. "Why Lehnie" was his oration that won him the honor. These two young peopli will be giving their orations around the state at different high schools along with a temperance program urgingJiigh school students to not smoke and • drink. Temperatures To Hover Near Zero Mark Tonight By United Press International Temperatures took a turn for the colder in Indiana today, dipping, toward expected lows . to five degrees below zero tonight while light snow sifted down. . . . The mercury hit unexpected highs ranging up -to 57 degrees, at Evansville, Friday before starting on a gradual drop into • the teens. by dawn. Highs included 58 at Louisville, 56 at Cincinnati, '50 at Terre Haute, 47 at Indianapolis, 45 at Lafayette, 42 at Fort Wayne and 39 at South Bend. By 8 a.m. EST, lows included 13 above at South Bend, 15 at Fort .Wayne, 16 at Cincinnati, 19, at Indianapolis and Lafayette, 20 at Terre Haute and 29 at Evansville. . Snow was reported over most of the! state, with several inches accumlulation expected in the extreme northwest around Lake Michigan but mostly occasional light snow was expected today and again late tonight and into Sunday over, most of the state, with weekend totals generally less than an inch. Nine ' inches of snow' lay across the South Bend area, mostly from earlier storms this week. • Foi night belowi state most cept wher ecasts called for lows to- ranging from zero to 5 over the north half of the and zero to 8 above over of the. southern half ex- the extreme so-ifix-;' ... minimum / will range from 8 to 15. Highs Sunday will Fange from 8 to 13 north and 13 to 27 south. The cold weather will be ao^ companied by gusty winds in a repeat of a familiar pattern established earlier this weet;. Velocities were expected to range from 12 to 30 miles per hour. . ' For the Monday - Wednesday period, the outlook was for cloudy and cold Monday, cloudy with.' brief warming Tuesday, clearing, and colder Wednesday with a chance of snow north and rain changing to snow south Monday night and Tuesday. Lows will range from 10 to the , low 30s and highs from the low 20s to the mid 40s. Flag Respect-- Youngsters at the Nursery School under the guidance of Mrs. Sherry Woods and Mrs. Sharlot Grayson, learn proper respect to the American Flag. The purpose of the school is to teach 1 the youngsters basic elements of education as well as social ana emotional adjustments. Furniture is scaled to the small children with colorful charts and pictures adding to the atmosphere. Attending the Nursery School this session are Clee Maddox, Andy Bilby, Maria Grishaw, Kim Young, Rhonda Ryan, Mike Ross, Mark Tebbe, Alan Huggler, Jaine Hayes, and Jim Purvis. Absent when the above picture was taken were Lisa Borden and Christine Vinson. (Staff Photo by Margaret Hinkle) Make Up Work' Kim Young, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.; Stan Young, and Jimmy Purvis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Purvis, work hard at Nursery School as they make up work which they bad missed while absent during a recent session. The youngsters learn to color, cut-out, paste, as well as learn the alphabet, flag respect and pledge. (Staff Photo by Margaret Hinkle) Tell me teacher!!! —Little Maria Grishaw, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Grishaw, questions her teacher, Mrs. Sherly Woods, as she places a colorful fruit picture on the daily attendance chart. Maria and her friends at the Nursery School play memory games, sing songs and play together four days each} week at West Street Christian Church. The school is under the direction of Mrs. Woods and MrsJ. Grayson and is in it's second year. (Staff Photo by Margaret Hinkle)

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