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T i. • ) « VOLUME 76 - NO. 47 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 25, 1971 - ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MATTER OCTOBER 4, 1895. AT POST OFFICE IN TIPTON, INDIANA 10<? PER COPY 45^ PER WEEK SECOND CLASS POSTAGE AT TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 Tipton Blue Devils Stun Delphi Oracles 63 to 60 By Eldon Cage Tribune Sports Editor . FRANKFORT—Tipton's small but determined Blue Devils advanced to the second round of the Frankfort Sectional Basketball Tournament with a thrilling 63-60 win over the Delphi Oracles here Wednesday night in the second game of the evening. The other Tipton County team, Tri-Central'sTrojans tookthe opener from Clinton Central to make, it an All-Tipton County Semi-final first jgame Friday 7 p.m. .Tipton held leads at all quarter 'stops and at one time in the first half (had a 24-11 advantage. „ Just before the half ciosed, tip- ton held a 30-20 margin and then within a minute, the. lead was reduced to 30-26 as the teams headed for dressing room. Tricks from all sources were responsible for the Delphi surge here. Tim-Clouser started the Devils rolling against the sticky Delphi zone defease with three fielders in the first three minutes of play. Bob. Richardson, Jim York and Bill Sullivan added swishers for . the Devils first stanza points. Tipton's own defense, was tougher and the touted Delphi Soph, Pat Manahan finally got his first points at 1:33 to go in the first quarter. Jim York pushed in eight tallies in the second quarter, Sullivan and Richardson four each and Clouser two. Manahan broke .loose too, in the second period for 11 tallies and Dave Huttonhit for four. Joe Achenbach got into the sco- 'ring act with six tallies in the t third period to help keep the Devil lead. Then in the fourth and blood, pressure pusher period, the Oracles went ahead 50-49 with 5:25 to go and here is where the class paid off. York tied the score at 50, then bit a jumper, Richardson canned two free ones, York meshed two freebees after Dan Isley drove for a fielder, York hit another two pointer and Tipton had a 61-54 lead. However, the clock still had more time and Isley and Manahan kept the pressure on the Satans with tallies to bring the count to 62-58 before the hard nose tutoring of control ball by Coach John Moses wrapped up the win. The Devils finished with 22-52 from the field, made seven errors had six steals, 24 rebounds and had 19-28 from the foul line. The Devils and Tri-Central Trojans now are in the challenging position for the Tipton County High School Championship as they play Friday 7 p.m. in the semifinals. = Summary DELPHI Roberson Yates Hutton -Blickenstaff Isley Groninger . Manahan Totals TIPTON Achenbach Clouser Richardson York Juday Sullivan Totals Delphi Tipton 3 3 0 2 0 2 1 5 610 2 4 . 9 4 10 9 22 2216 18 60 U.S. Senate To Decide On Continuance Bill 2 2 3 5 0 4 6 10 3 5 4 11 BUI Sullivan (25) Tipton Guard goes in the air for a jumper shot against Delphi Wednesday night. Joel Achenbach (45) and Jim York (43) Tipton mates in pictureL (Photo by Jim Heaton) 21 1 8 5 1 0 1 1 4 6 2 14 2219 15 63 726 42 60 1230 47 63 Letter From Mrs. Kennedy February 16,1971 f'Dear Mrs. Shook, 'I have just received a letter from Mrs. John Shuck telling me of your automobile accident and the injuries you sustained, and I want to extend to you my sympathy and my prayers. I hope Ui&l in nrj answer I may be able to give you a few words of comfort. We must be resigned to the fact that we shall never be able, to understand the ways of Almighty God - the crosses which He sends us, the sacrifices which He demands of us. We must have faith in His plans for our salvation and for the salvation "of our loved ones, and we must leave our lives and our future to His inscrutable Providence. .•<• God never sends us a cross too heavy for us to bear. He knows pur weakness and our strength, and He is all compassionate and all good. Life is not easy for any of us, but it is a challenge and it is up to us to pray, to resolve to be erect and strong and not be a burden to our family and our friends. If we.keep busy mentally and physically, we do not have time to dwell on the past and on what might have been, but we are filled -with a consuming passion to accomplish something worthwhile for the futurel In this way we turn our' heartaches into constructive efforts to lighten the sorrow of others. I am sure, dear Mrs. Shook, that God in His wisdojh and mercy will bring you solace and peace. I shall remember you in my prayers." Very sincerely, Mrs. Joseph P. Kennedy Mrs. Margaret L. Shook WardH Robert Long Hospital Indianapolis, Indiana 46207 Linda Burris Sorority Pledge Linda Burris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burris, route 3, was recently pledged to Alpha Gamma Delta, International Sorority for college and univer-' sity women. Miss Burris is a freshman at Indiana University and is majoring in Special Education. ; Alpha Gamma Delta has initiated over 54,700 members in 103 chapters throughout the United States and Canada since its founding'in-1904. Alpha Gamma Delta has pioneered in two fields of altruistic- work, camps for underprivileged children and advance training of counselors for the handicapped. It also sponsors a cleft-plate/cleft-lip hab- ilijtation clinic and supports summer workshops in minimal brain disfunction. Pollution, Pollution implications and related legislative activities were discussed by Paul Raver, Area Community Development Agent and Tom Crouch. „ Ray Noble INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - The Indiana .Hdju.se. Wednesday passed and sent to the Senate bills that would allow anyone tp sue for deceptive sales practices and to limit the number of continuances before a criminal trial. . The bill on . continuances would limit'lie amount of time between arrest and triai to 120 days and the number of continuances to i three, but a judge could allow more continuances and a longer.amount of time if justice would be served. Rep. E. Henry Lamkin, R- Indianapolis, principal backer of the bill, said speedy trials would reduce crime and quoted U.S. Chief Justice Warren Burger that delay contributed to crime. Reps. John A. Kesler, D- Terre Haute, and John W. Donaldson, R-Lebanon, R-Lebanon,' both attorneys, urged defeat of the [ measure. Kesler said both defense and prosecution attor- ney.p need time to, prepare cases and justice might not be served by haste. The vote was 58-36. - The consume, r protection measure backed by Rep. Ray Richardson, R-Greenfield,, would allcw. citizens to bring suit against a person or firm believed tor have. sold, an item by false advertising or sales talk. . Richardson .'. said the bill would allow damage suits, injunctive suits and class actions brought against a firm for snnjaller amounts. A class action would be a suit by a group of persons who are victim of the- same decptive sales pitch. (jlther House measures passed Wednesday and sent to the Senate would: . ' —Provide that sale of blood or other human tissue for medical purposes shall not be considered sale of a product, but a service. • —Allow judges of criminal courts to receive an annual appropriation for compensation of public defenders. — Require that parents must support children until the age of 18. " — Change certain highway use laws regarding oversize and overweight vehicles. — Require county commissioners or redistrict county council seats after each Federal cen- (Continued on page six) Tipton Junior High Cloud type - clear Present temperature - 41 . Maximum temperature - 41 Minimum temperature - 33 Wind Direction - South Wind Velocity - 6 mph Relative] Humidity - 81% , Precipitation - 0 ' Barometer Reading - 29.98 ' tailing Forecast-rain '". tank-led Reds Over-run South Viets Para Base By BERT W. OKULEY jSAIGON (UPIK(- Tank-led. Communist troops today overran the .South Vietnamese paratroop base on Hill 31 in Labs and AJmerican : shot down F4- Phantom an fighter-bomber trying to come to the aid of the embattled outpost.. U.S. planes immediately noved in tp begin "blowing J.way" the fallen base with massive air strikes. Military sources said Hill 31 f as overrun after three hours f heavy fighting, on the third ay of intense Communist. Committee Tours Bona Vista Home Jim York (43) Tipton Guards Forward-Center scores fielder after stealing ball. Delphi's Dave Hutton (21) tries : to stop • York . • - Approximately 20 members of the Tipton County Association of Exceptional Children's committee toured the Bona Vista Home and Sheltered Workshop in Kokomo Tuesday night. Ideas were gathered as to type | Mrs. Marguerite ShllCk of Goldsmith reading a letter from Mrs. Rose Kennedy sent to Mrs. Margie Shook, 31 years old, of Goldsmith, who was critically Injured two weeks ago in a one vehicle accident two miles west of Tipton on snowy Ind. 28. Mrs. Shook suffered a spine Injury which caused temporary paralysis and she is in the University Hospital, Indianapolis, where she underwent surgery Wednesday to graft a piece of her hip bone to her spine. Mrs. Shuck, a neighbor of Mrs. Shook knowing of the personal suffering of Mrs. Shook, suddenly, through anitcs of her grandchild, got the idea to ask someone to write to Mrs. Shook to strengthen her spirits and Mrs. Kennedy came to mind.'. Mrs. Shuck wrote to Mrs. Kennedy telling of the plight of Mrs. Shook and In today's Tipton Tribune Is a copy of Mrs, Rose Kennedy's letter to Mrs. Shook for tribune readers to read with the permission of the Shocks and Mrs. Shuck. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) also assisted in this discussion at the Madison Township Discussion and Planning session at 'Hobbs School on Tuesday evening. Doyle Hobbs, township , chairman, presided at the meeting. Officers elected for next year are Tom Crouch, chairman; Ray Noble, vice chairman and Robert Heron, secretary. Several of the. bills in the legislature were discussed. ' • These included the Environmental Control Act, Administrative Building Council, Pesticide Control Act, etc. Tom Crouch related experiences relative to livestock feeding and handling and warned of possible future trends in regard to livestock marketing. Soil and Water Conservation Service ; referendum was discussed by Byrl Grimme and Paul Raver. The vote in Madison township was 9-4 in favor of a referendum in Tipton County. Madison township committee appointed to conduct referendum were Robert Heron, James McCorkle and Ralph Kauffman. Fred Surber; court judge, discussed "Drug Abuse and Parent Concern". He stated that Arrests Reported Tipton City Police made two arrests Wednesday night and area State Trooper Jim Schroeder also made two arrests/ All were cited to appear in Tipton City Court within a few days. City police arrests were Charles E. Richards, 21, of Converse charged with nooperators license and Elliott E. Richards, 26, of Tipton charged with public intoxication. Arrested by Trooper Jim Schroeder were John Moody, 51, of Goldsmith on failure to have vehicle inspected and Bob Sullivan, 18, of Tipton cited for false registration of vehicle. there are no cases pending in the court, nor are there any cases in the probation department. The greatest problem is the arresting procedures and the strict procedure in the operation of the courts. Also Judge Surber stated that many parents are not concerned with the drug problem. Many parents that, are directly involved refuse to be concerned with the drug problem. Many parents that are directly involved refuse to be concerned or don't care about their youth. The procedure of disposing or use of grade schools was discussed by Charles Edwards of Tipton Community Schools. This procedure is established by law- appraisal, court approval, advertised, sealed bid, etc. The use of some of these facilities that may be a possibility are mental health, migrant pupils; community etc. Myron Henderson,- trustee, stated that welfare costs of the township is approximately six times greater this winter as com­ pared to past recent years.. Ned Kemper of the volunteer fire ser- j vice demonstrated the one way radio used, by the department. This radio facility increases the efficiency of the service. Prairie and Liberty township; discussion and planning sessions will be held next week. Prairie township j- Tuesday evening, March 2, at Liberty Church and Liberty, Friday evening, March 1 5, at Tri-CentralSchool Library. [of building and equipment needed to start a sheltered workshop for Tipton County. It was felt py. the group attending that a larger building' than that at Kokomo would be needed locally in order to have a successful workshop which would benefit both the exceptional people of the community as well as the community itself. The committee which formed recently to organize a sheltered -workshop is currently being sponsored by Tipton County Mental Health Association. It is hoped by members of the committee that, the community will take an active interest in the project and lend'their support to the "much needed" program. Next meeting of the committee will be March 2 at Kemp Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. pressure. The base, 15 miles inside Laos, was bombarded by Communist tanks which U.S. helicopter pilots reported had '•'surrounded the place." The sources also reported that U.S.. helicopter gunships accidentally killed nine South Vietnamese soldiers and wounded 31 others. Pilots returning to Khe Sanh, inside S.outh Vietnam, said the Communist tanks around Hill 31 seemed impervious to their rockets. "... I hit one tank three times but it kept on moving," said Capt. Jack Idahplt of Savannah, Ga. The U.S. Phantom jet crashed some distance from Hill 31 and its two crewmen were rescued. . Heavy Communist gunfire (Continued on page six) Cadet Stillwell Promoted To Staff Sergeant Cadet Neil C Stilwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Neil C. Stilwell Jr., 437 Green street, has been promoted to the rank of cadet staff sergeant at the U.S. Air "Force Academy. . Cadet- Stilwell, a member of the class of 1973, was selected for his leadership ability, academic achievement and military performance. The cadet will be commissioned a second lieutenant and awarded a" BJS. degree upon his graduation from the academy. Cadet Stilwell is a 1969 graduate of Tipton.'High School where he lettered in football. County Events THURSDAY . A Farm Program meeting open tp the public will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Tipton 4-H and Community Building; Lincoln PTA will meet at 7:30 p.m.; Windfall Lions Club' will meet for their regular meeting. •*" Property Damage ' City police investigated a property damage accident Mpnday at 1:05 p.m. at West Jackson street and South West Street. According to their report, Michael Rumbaugh, 18,115 Kentucky Avenue, driving a 1964 auto south on West Street missed a gear shift and when he applied his brakes, the auto slid sideways colliding with a 1968 auto being driven south by Phillip R. Cockran, 51.. .; ' Swine Workshops the speakers at the SWINE president and Tipton County . porkettes served the dinner Festival Kick-Off Banquet obakjt Jones, Professor of Animal Science at Purdue University was one of (Workshop on Wednesday at the 4-H Building. Indiana State Porkette Porkettes president, Maxine Nash along with the other Tipton County Wednesday. : They are also planning to serve Tiptcn County Pork on March 30. . {Staff Photo by Margaret Hinkle)

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