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K AH AROLO-J.-.-B ^oa " ..-B ^TATS LIBRAE I-HOIA^APOLIS. l» u VOLUME 76 - NO. 36 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) TRIBUNE ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895. AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON. INDIANA FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 12. 1971 a ; L_ ! - 10^ PER COPY 45£ FES WEEK SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 Narcotics Study Is Offered To Develop Effective Programs A Team of researchers believes that a recently completed computer study of urban narcotics users can serve as a basis for developing effective programs to combat the nation's drug • abuse problem, according to Richard H. Meacham, executive director of the Friends of Psychiatric Research, Inc., the nonprofit Catonsville, Md., research organization that conducted the two-year study. . Sponsored by the Office of Economic Opportunity under, a $550,000 contract, the drug user analysis represents a major attempt to probe in detail the social backgrounds, attitudes and life styles of addicts from lower-income groups living in inner-city areas. Questions asked of some. 6,500 addicts from ages 13 to 74 in the nationwide study yielded over 28 volumes of statistical analysis. The report is based upon data collected through examination of drug treatment programs in Los Angeles, the District of Columbia, Chicago; the State of*New Jersey, New York City, San Antonio, Tex., and Tacoma, Washington. The 136-page document, which gives a. synopsis of the findings, cautions that "although the study represents a typical cross-section (of inner-city drug users), the results are statistically valid only for the groups studied. Common characteristics among the addicts cited by the report include: . * Most of the addicts were bdrn in the urban areas (86%).* Most averaged the same amount of education (10.1 years). * Men outnumbered women 4 to 1. . * Most had never been in the armed forces (83%); 63% had never been married. * Almost all had been arrested at one time or another (95%) with the average age of first arrest for the group at 17.6 years. * A friend of the same age was the reason for starting narcotics use in the majority of cases (54%) with older friend accounting for another 30 percent. * Dope pushers accounted for a mere 2 percent of persons addicted. * Inhalants had an average age of first use of 14.5 years; the corresponding figure for psychedelics was 18.7 years. * The longest time off drugs since regular use began averaged to 12.6 months (this almost exactly equaled the longest uninterrupted time served in prison, 12.9 months). The group of addicts interviewed showed a number similarities in family background;, job attitudes and living arrangements. Eleven percent of the ddfcts lived until age 18 in homes in which the mother was usually absent. Fathers were absent in 39 percent of the homes during these formative years. In terms of employment, the addicts, were mainly unskilled and unemployed (27%). For 30%, aspirations were aimed at becoming skilled manual workers. The study revealed that 55 per-, cent lived with relatives other than their own parents, husbands or wives. While the analysis focused on users of opiates, it determined that 79 percent of the addicts used marijuana"" at one time or another." Based on the average age of first use of the four most commonly used drugs, a tentative progression of drug use from marijuana to amphetamines to barbiturates and finally to opi ates is indicated. The report al-j so hinted that certain personality traits- may predispose some individuals to addiction. For the most part, interview- i ers were ex-convicts. The main| reason, according to Meacham, was that addicts often feel uncomfortable with persons:who haventt had a bout with drugs. Additionally, the interviewer's role provided a job opportunity for the ex-addict. Scouts Plan Exhibit At Court House Boy Scout Troop 592, of Caribou District Scouting, will set up tents and exhibits in observance, of Boy Scout Month Saturday on the Tipton Court House lawn. Planned schedule of demon-; strations were announced by Scoutmaster, Freeman Fox. The scouts will.begin the exhibit at 8 a.m. and be on hand to explain scouting to interested citizens until 5 p.m. An archery demonstration will be given from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Knots and Lashes from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; cooking, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; ropemaking, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; first aid, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and axe safety from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. The scout troop is sponsored \/ by Tipton Rotary Club. Tax Meeting Tax revisioning Monday, 10 a.m. till 12 noon at the Murat Temple, Indianapolis. Transportation will be provided by Tipton County Farm Bureau'Inc. Call 675-7423 or .595-4496. . Four Tipton County Students Pledged Four students^ from Tipton County were among 374 Indiana University coeds pledged by social sororities during; second- semester formal rush. There are 19 sororities at I.U. ' The four students from Tipton . County listed by cities are: TIPTON — LindaBurris, route 3, pledged by Alpha Gamma Delta, and Marsha Massey, 316 W. Madison St., Alpha Chi Omega. WINDFALL Lynn Heath, route 1, pledged by Alpha Phi, and Deanna Brran. Kappa Delta. U.S. Loses Heavy From Murderous' Ground Fire Heart Drive Valentine Angela Kay Davenport was born June 10, 1969 with a congenital heart defect. Three years later, you would not know this cute, bright and smiling little girl has a heart defect. When she was just 17 days old she entered the hospital for her first operation. The operation consisted of making a repair in her heart. ••• She was examined for future operations which were to be scheduled as she became older and weighed about 30 pounds for the major surgery. She was in thehospital'for 30 days. When Angela was six months old she again entered the hospital. This time for an operation to tie off the patent ductus arterious which is an abnormal vessel containing the pulmonary artery with the aorta. She remained in the hospital two weeks. Next fall, Angela will be headingback to the hospital for her third operation which will be the major one of her life. The operation will be to transpose the great vessels which is needed when the pulmonary and aorta vessels are reversed. Although surgery will never cure this malformation, according to her mother, it will relieve the effects of the malfunction. Procedures are still in the development stages. By re-building the heart wall with the lining from outside the heart the heart will be made as near normal for Angela as is possible for her to have. Angela's mother said "one of these operations is-scheduled each month at the Medical Center in Indianapolis. Most of the babies born with this malformation are boys and one out of 100 babies born have a heart condition. Her family treats her as "a normal child." Angela had a check up every three months but now it is every six months now. After her surgery she will live a near normal life. She gets tired easily and she loses the color in her now rosy cheeks when tired. Her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Davenport, Sharpsville say they are so very lucky ao3 thankful to have Angela with them. By -BERT W. OKULEY SIGON (UPI) - Military • sources said today more than, 20 American helicopters and at least one jet j fighter-bomber have been! shot down in Laos and that '! the I losses were growing.-* The South Vietnamese also lost helicopters to "murderous" ground I fire but the number was not disclosed.. The U.S. command officially announced the loss."of nine helicopters and the fighter- bomber to groundfire in Laos, and the northern part of South Vietnam, where Communist;' resistance was increasing but it reported only the' loss of those totally destroyed. The official death toll was set at 14 Americans killed in the • loss of the nine helicopters and fighter bomber and in the -loss of a transport plane in South Vietnam and a -10th helicopter in Cambodia. 1 The South Vietnamese reported the loss of 35 dead and 124 wounded in Laos and said 205 Communists had been killed. Communiques! from Cambodia „said ailing Premier Lon Nol his turned over command of the war effort-to Gen. Sosowath Sirik Matak. ! ! Military sources said columns of South Vietnamese paratroopers 1 , rangers \ and infantrymen were positioned north and south of Sepone. The town is 27 miles inside Laos andone of the main objectives of -the South Vietnamese' .drive to wipe out -Cbrrinvanist supplies stockpiles in 1 me Ho Chi Minn complex. | Field reports along with official confirmations by the U.S.j Command early today discloses, the loss of eight American helicopters of various types with casualties of eight killed and 10 wounded, About 9,000 Gls are taking part in the drive on the Vietnamese side of the border, U.S. military spokesmen reported a shelling attack against an American unit northwest of Khe Sa'nh Thursday night with an undisclosed number of wounded. - In Ptinom Penh, an official communique in Lon Nol's name was read over ^national radio naming Matak, \a cousin of deposed Prince Norodom Sihan­ ouk as commander-in-chief. Lon Nol, 58, suffered a stroke that partially paralyzed him. Four' Americans were killed and seven wounded in the loss of al UH1 Huey helicopter, and an OH6 Cayuse observation 'cop:er, to ground fire inside Laos, UPI correspondent Ken- nethl Braddick reported from Quang Tri, South Vietnam. .The helicopter, losses raised to at least 21 killed and 52 wounded' the American casualties in 1 -. in the campaign that began (South Vietnam Jan. 29. County Women to 15 Arrests Reported One. vehicle driver Willard K. Owens, 30, of Tipton, wus arrested Thursday night in ttie 700 block Poplar Street by City . Police and charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving and public intoxication. Owens was lodged in the Tipton County Jail awaiting arraignment and or the making of $1100 in recognizance bonds. Fourteen other drivers were cited, to Tipton City court on traffic violations charged by area State. Troopers Jim Schroeder and Jim Sailors. Cited during (Continued on page six) TiptonNLutheran Church To Observe 75th Unemployment Can Effect All Ranks ' By JOHN -N. GREGORY INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)-You don't have to be a common laborer to be among the ranks of tne unemployed. You can be a school teacher or-' "Joy one of a score of other college - trained. professionals. ' And if you're out of work'long enough— six months or more— you may find yourself on the welfare rolls, if you l re poor enough to qualify. As - of the last ,day of January, more than 132,000 of Indiana's 2,158,000 work force didn't have a job. A year earlier the figure was 96,300 and two years ago it was 60,100, or less than half the current total. (Continued on page six) Emanuel Lutheran Church, Tipton, begins special observances for its 75th Anniversary this Sunday, February 14th. Guest speaker in the morning services at 8:15 and 10:30 will be the Rev. Allen Fedder of Des Plaines, Dlinois, and former pastor at Emanuel from 1935 to 1939. His sermon topic, based on a text from Ephesians 2:19-22. will be "A Building Operation." Rew Fedder is a native of Washington State and a graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. He has served parishes in Ohio and Illinois, as well as Tipton. His present church has a membership of 1900. He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Control of Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Other guests will also be arriving Tipton this weekend. Members of the Confirmation Classes from 1893 through 1920 will be the special guests of Emanuel. Children of the Rev. George Kase fourth pastor of Emanuel from 1912 to 1921, will be here. Also to be present is the first child baptized at Emanuel, now Mrs. Esther Mcintosh of Tipton. Class members will attend the 10:30 service this Sunday and then enjoy a noon luncheon at the school prepared by the ladies of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League of the church. A special anniversary tea is scheduled at the church beginning County Events James Russell, vice president of the 4th District of the Indiana Moose Association, Loyal Order of Moose, announces the February meeting will be held at the Kokomo Lodge #179 Friday at 8:30 p.m. A buffet will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will be followed by a Valentine Dance featuring the music of the Bob Hodson Band from Kokomo until 12:30 p.m. Saturday: Lincoln Fun Frolic at Lincoln School. Sunday: Family night will be at the Kemp United Methodist Church. Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Post Office To Close In observance of George Washington birthday Monday. February 15, 1971, the Post Office will be closed. There will be no delivery of mail by city or rural carriers. at 2:30 p.m. This will give everyone an opportunity to visit with old friends and speak with Rev. Fedder, as well, as tour the church.. Members of the Tipton community are invited to attend the services and'the Anniversary Tea and join the members of Emanuel in this special day of joy and thanksgiving for their congregation. Nearly 2,000 Indiana Farm Bu reau Women will gather at the Murat .Theatre in Indianapolis on February 16 and 17 for the 40th Women's" Conference. Representing. Tipton County Farm Bureau board will be members Mesdames Paul Larson, Max Crouch, Paul Koors and Margaret Hinkle. All Farm | Bureau women are urged to attend and those desiring information and transportation can contact a board member. The morning session will include a welcdme from Mayor Richard G. Lugar and .Indiana Farm Bureau Vice President and Secretary, Glenn W. Sample. . Concluding the. morning session will be an address "S O S" by Mrs. Guy E. Gross, Indiana Farm Bureau Womens Leader and second vice president. Included on the afternoon program will be Joe Youmans, representing the mayors Task Force on Drug Abuse; Dr. George Weber, Indiaia Division of the Amber Smith To Receive American Cancer Society and three winners in the Farm Bu- reaii Women's public speaking [Highlight of,the evening pro;- NUTSe 'S CdD gram will be an address by Dr. Walter Judd, former congressman] from Minnesota, 1960 keynoter of the Republican national convention and Jone-time medical missionary in'China before the Cpnlmunist take-over there. In addition . to Dr. Judds appearance 1 on the evening program, the Murat Chanters will provide special Lincoln PTA Fun Frolic Saturday musical entertainment for the yisiting farm women. The Wednesday sessions opens with} an address by David H. Sloan, vice, president of the A- mjerican Farm Bureau Federation [.and president of the South Carolina Farm Bureau. George Do up president of the Indiana Farm Bureau will discuss current problems 'confronting agriculture and explain Farm .•Bureau policy on issues now before the Indiana General- Assembly. A :pring style show presented by. Dorothy Blevins of Anderson will 'conclude the two-day confe- , Amber,K. Smith, Tipton, will be among forty nursing students at Indiana Central College who will receive caps Sunday, Feb. 14, in a ceremony symbolizing satisfactory completion of the first semester ofthenursingpnograni. This, will be the eleventfrcapping ceremony to take place since the Nursing Department was organized in 1960. The college' choir under the direction of Mrs. Elise Marshall will sing at the program, which will be held in Ransburg Auditorium at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Charles Ballard, senior minister of the Irvington United Methodist Church will address the nursing students. The capping ceremony will be conducted by Dr. Gene E. Sease, President of Indiana Central College; Miss Virginia Sims, director of the college's nursing program; and Mrs. Elizabeth Dugan, an instructor in nursing. Unemployment— Unemployment line at the Tipton County Courthouse on Thursday morning averages about 200 to 250 unemployed people. (|5taff Photo by Margaret Hinkle) junior high Matter Cloud type Stratus, scattered Present temperature -36 Maximum temperature - 48 Minimum temperature -5 Wind Direction - North Wind Velocity - 5 mph Relative Humidity - 100% Precipitation - .<s rain Barometer Reading-29.99 Forecast - Cloudy with rain The Lincoln P.TA. Fun Frolic wiU be held on Saturday, February 13 at Lincoln School. The public is invited to enjoy the evening of entertainment provided by the school faculty, patrons, children, and businessmen. The chili supper to begin serving at 5 p.m., will include chili, ham sandwiches, hot ddgs, pie, cake, milk, coffee; and soft drinks. . Fun for all ages wiU begin at 6 p.m. when .the game doors open. The games include: penny toss, dart game, fish pond, horseshoe, spill the dolls, gold fish bowl, Haunted House, cake walk, bingo, what-not-shop, and The Country Store. Cub Scouts Pack #590, sponsored by the P.T.A. will also sell fresh popcorn all evening. Along; with those previously mentioned, the following merchants and businessmen have donated Bingo and door prizes to insure the success of the Fun Frolic: Zehners Shoes, Falveys Dollar Store, Nina's, Carrolls, Tipton Greenhouse, Hobbs Greenhouse, Rhodes Jewelry, Foster's Jewelry, Foster's Furniture, Cooper's Furniture, Parson's/Furniture, Carneys Drug, J. R. Ramsay's Printing, Willy's Stationary, Deering Cleaners, Burkhart Cleaners, Hoosie Cafe, Bowl-O-Drome, 6-Acres, Compton's Hardware, Alice Kangal- Linda Keifer-Kim Ritz, al at Betty Jo's Beauty Shop; Sweets Beauty Shop; Kut 4 Kurl; Marie Scott's Beauty Shop, La Mode- Beauty Shop, Linda's Beauty Shop Jewel's Beauty Shop, Nu-Image Beauty Shop; Styles by James, - Gwen's Beauty Shop; Magic Mirror Beauty Shop and Compton's Barber Shop. • Among others ontributing are: First Federal Savings & Loan, Farmers Loan and Trust Co., Tipton Building and Loan Assn., Citizens National Bank, Tipton Insurance Agents Assn., Linda Cohaway, Tupperware; Perfect Circle Dana Corp., Steel Parts Corps., John Bean Division; Farm Bureau Co-Op, Pioneer' Corn Co., Junior's Phillips *66', station, Clint's Marathon, Biltz '66* Sation, Henry's Standard Station, Walsh's Service Station, Pring Implement, Henderson Sales and Service, F. Ray Hull and Son, Tipton Tractor and Implement, Tebco Anhydrous Fertilizer, Farmers Oil and Tire Co., Tipton Lumber Co., Don Ross. Motors Sales, Overdorf Motor Sales, Sonny Burden and Don Dennis Motors, Gene Cottingham Chevrolet, Thompson's Grocery, Woody's Junction Grocery, Tipton; Meat Market, Carter's Grocery, Marsh Supermarket, Frisz Cigar Store, and Ruth Ross]- . paintings. Merchants from the Kempton . area donating were: Kempton Lumber Col, H.P. Storms & Son, Kempton Grain and Supply, Con- > cord Woodworking Co., Clayton Orr, Raymond Eaton, Sunray DX Oil, Angela Freeman's, Standard 011 ,Herr Beauty Shop, Gibbs Barber Shop. Goldsmith Hardware in Goldsmith and Sutter's Dairy, Elwood. Future Varsity— Jeff Landrum, Tipton Freshman star, goes up for a "creeoee" two pointer Thursday night as he and his mates defeated Taylor Frosh 54-34. Also in white suits are Landrum's mates following in case Jeff misses and they are Rick! Cauble (30), Jerry Karnes (44) and Fred Cox (10). Referee and two dark suited Taylor players pictured. (Staff Photo by Jim Heaton)

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