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A.iiiVJZS A.SoISTAST I':;JIA:JA STATE LIBRARY INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA VOLUME 76 - NO. 50 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE MONDAY, MARCH 1, 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 Tri-Central Pop Concert This Month Tri-Central High School's auditorium will be the scene of a Pop Concert on March 19 at 8 p.m. Students, teachers, and alumni will participate. The pro-, grani", designed with a contemporary .beat, will serve as a benefit for the music and drama departments of the new school. Robert D. Lee is directing the program and will also play a piano medley of hit tunes. . Folksinger Earl Wysong will have his guitar ready for several people-pleasing numbers. Both Wysong and Lee are Tri- Central faculty members who double as accomplished-musicians. Audiences in the Tri- Central area always enjoy their 'unique arrangements and colorful style. The Kids Around Town "will also be featured. This lively vocal group has performed for many clubs- and organizations in the community; Members are: Shelly Fennell, Terri Mason, Elaine Higgins, Terri Case, Cindy Smith, Joni Martin, Terry Henderson, David Savage, Jeff Thoman, Greg Thoman, and Gary Henderson: All are Tri-Central students. The Marcheta Price Dancers will offer change-of-pace enter-. tainment with a precision chorus line in* the "Cabaret" tradition. Percussionist Scott Smith will demonstrate his skill .on the drums, andlurther instrumental interest will be provided by a trombone trio composed of Max Simpson, Randy Salsbery and David Savage. . Pattie - Swinford, a student-at Indiana University, will sing several pop numbers. Tickets are .available at ; the school. They may be purchased in advance or at the door. Futures Market Is Class Topic Futures Marketing will be. the final" topic of the adult Farmer Management class. The meeting will be Tuesday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the Ag room of Tipton High School.. Tom Crouch and individuals from the Mef- chantile ' Exchange will present the program. Aspects of the marketing process, hedging, and estimates on future marketing prices as soon from the trading will be items discussed. Tom Crouch, manager of the Tipton Heinold Hog Market, has been actively engaged in the futures market. He has worked with the Heinold Marketing firm in the trade center for over five (Continued on page six) Elwood Girl Found Dead From Gunshot Wound ! jLinda C. Farr, 25, of 818 South Ninth Street, Elwood, was found dead in the living room of her.home Sunday at 10:45 p.m. Madison County Coronor identified the victim and reported that death was attributed to a gun shot wound. k i |The Elwood Police Department who is CDntinuing investigation refused to release any information, regarding the shooting at this tin e. It is not known whether the death was suicide or a murder. j ' -•• | State Police Detectives and the Madison C >unty Police Department are assisting the Elwood Police Department in the investigation. President Nixon Seeks Farm State Supper ERIE, ILL.: Sandbaggers built this dike along the rising Rock River to protect.several hundred acres of farm land, homes and miles of county roads near Erie. Atleast 50 persons were forced to flee their homes in the area. The Rock River rose to its. U.S. Capitol Extensive Damage Reported From Bomb Explosion By EUGENE CARLSON WASHINGTON j (UPI) -A bomb was set off on the ground floor of the U.S. Capitol early today, causing extensive . damage and opening what Capitol Police. Chief James Powell said appeared to be a "serious crack" in the already weakened west front. There were no injuries in the explosion. It took place on the Senate side of the building, in an. unmarked men's washroom usually used by senators, about 60 feet „from an exhibit area immediately below the well of the Great Rotunda of the Capitol. FBI agents, Washington and Capitol, police and an Army bomb, squad swarmed into the building. The area of the explosion was sealed off. Only persons with proper credentials were' allowed into parts of the building. Powell said the explosion occurred at about 1:30 a.m. EST. He said the Capitol switchboard received an anonymous call at 12:59 - a,m. EST saying a bomb wouid go off in 30 minutes. Authorities .refused to give details of the call. The Capitol is normally open to visitors until 4:30 p.m. EST NOTICE Officials of the Exceptional Children's Workshops stated that the Exceptional Children Workshop for the Tipton Methodist Church this week will be Thursday, March 4, v at 7:30 p.m. instead of a previously announced time. This was learned at a session in- Kokomo over the weekend. Mr. Gallinger froth the State Association will be Thursday night's principal speaker. All persons interested in this program are urged to attend. highest level in 41 years reaching 14.9 feet at Moline, M., 2.8 feet above flood stage. Hundreds of homes in the area are threatened.' . ° UPITELEPHOTO Two Frankfort Men Killed By United Press International Three dqubie-fatality wrecks : Sunday contributed to 10 weekend deaths and helped raise •Indiana's 1971 traffic toll to at least 242-. today compared with . 176 a year ago.; In addition, a death Sunday from an earlier accident in February raised the number of counties, with one or more fatal- cities this year f to 66 and put the . provisional total fatalities for February at 96 compared with 147 in January. Frank Martina!, 53, Valparaiso, and his [Wife, Selnia, 46, were killed late Sunday night, when their car swerved off a curve of a Porter County road south of Valparaiso and struck a large elm tree. Orange No. 66 Jean Padgett, 37, Paoli, died Sunday in a hospital at Bedford of injuries suffered in a one-car accident Fet. 22 along an Orange County road. Authorities said the car in which she was.riding struck a bridge. It was Orange County's first fatality of 'the yar, 'and the county became the 66th among Indiana's 92 to record at least -one traffic death since Jan. 1. That left 26 with clean slates \ after two mtintbs of 1971. Two Frankfort men, James F. Hillman,'46, and William H. . Ploughe, 40, were killed Sunday afternoon in a two-car collision 13 miles east of Frankfort in Clinton County on Indiana 28. State police said the. victims, (Continued on page six) ' seven days a. week. Anyone entering the building after that must_show proper credentials and also must sign in or out. Authorities refused to speculate. :.on how the bomber planted thr, i explosives. The effects of the blast were not visible outside the building, and apparently there was no damage to either the Senate or House chamber. . The rest room where the blast took place is located next to a Senate wing barbershop and near several small offices, including • an appropriations subcommittee room. immediately . above the rest room on the main floor is the Senate 0 disbursing office. On the other side of the floor above is the old Supreme Court chamber. The Senate chamber, also, on the floor above, is about 100 feet from damaged disbursing office. The west wing- of the Capitol, braced by huge beams because of its weakened condition, was (Continued oh page six) Permits Totaling $78,000 Issured Ralph Wilburn, Tipton County Planning Commissioner, announced that during the month of February a total of five permits totaling $78,000 were issued for county improvements and construction. Receiving permits were: Donald. Dennis and Charles Burden - auto.agency, east edge of Tipton on SR 28. Wayne White - resident, 3; miles north of SR 28 on US 3lJ Timothy Renie - addition to residence, Leininger Acres. John Bruce - resident, 1 mile north of Kempton.then 1/2 mile east on Nornianda Pike. Omer Cloud - housetrailer, 5/8 mile north of Tri-Central High School. Steve Vandiver (31), Tri-Central guard, goes In for layup two-pointer against Rossville In Saturday night's Frankfort Sectional finals. TC lost to the Hornets 115-88. (Photo by Jim Heaton) -•' Mather Tipton Junior High Clbude type - Stratus Present temperature r 35 Maximum temperature - 58 Minimum temperature - 29 Wind Direction - Northeast Wind Velocity - 8 mph\ Relative Humidity - 70% Precipitation - 0 Barometer Reading - 30.12 rising Forecast - Fair & cooler County Events MONDAY Tipton County Commissioners met today for regular, meeting to transact county business;.County. /Welfare Board met at 4 p.m.; tonight the Sharpsville Town Board, Windfall Town Board and Windfall Volunteer Fire Department will meet. TUESDAY Prairie Township Planning meeting will be held at Liberty Baptist Church starting at 7:30- p.m.; Rotary Club will meet at the Bowi-O-Drome; Tipton Kl- wanis Club will, meet in Room Six A at Six Acres; Tipton Shrine Club will meet at the Elks Lodge at 7:30 p.m.; Sharpsville American Legion will meet in Sharpsville. : WEDNESDAY Tipton Community School Board will meet at the Superintendent's office at 7:30 p.m. "...-,' THURSDAY Science Fair at Tipton High School will . start; Sheltered, Workshop Committee will meet- at 7:30 p.m. at Kemp Methodist Church. i SATURDAY Jackson-Jefferson Day Dinner will be held. i I By HELEN THOMAS DES: MOINES Iowa (UPI)President Nixon : today sweetened ; his SI billion rural community' development proposal! by $100 million in an effort to win farm state_support for his "new American revolutipn." Nixon said the $1.1 billion he now advocates for rural development under his "special revenue sharing" concept represented a 24 per. pent increase in federal funds for rural communities^ In a prepared speech to a joint session of the • Iowa legislature, the President said: "The direct, dollar benefit to rural America is obvious. In addition, rural America will share substantially in general revenue sharing funds and in special' sharing for manpower, transportation, education land law enforcement." . Fifteen Assessed In City Court City Court Judge Glenn T. JBojv er assessed the following in court Thursday: . j Gregg L. Langenbucher, 918 W. .34th street,.Marion, no operators license, case dismissed. j Joseph H. Hunter, route l.At- .lanta; loud and excessive noise, fined $1.00 plus $26.25 • court costs. " • • | Jimmy Huntsman, 30, 1602 S. Main,: Elwood, failure to:have vehicle .! inspection, fined $3.00 plus. $26.25 court cost. | Bobby P. Huff, 27,1812 South 6th, Elwood, failure to have in-, spection sticker, $1.00 plus $26 .25 court cost. ' Wilma K. Gray, 29, 2300 W. • Jefferson,.Kokomo, expired operators license, fined $3 plus" $26.25 court cost. • Joseph S. Gibson, 27, 1504 South Plate, Kokomo, speeding 85 mph in a 65 mph zone on US 31 at Center Road 100 North, $5.00 plus $26.25 court cost. Bessie L. Dehart, 22, route 4, Elwood, expired vehicle, inspection sticker, fined $3 plus $26.25 cou%t cost. Theodore C. Anderson, 30,215 South Western Ave., Kokomo, exceeding I rural speed limit, fined $10 plus $26.25 court cost." Muster Jefferys, 21, 1305 S. Cooper, Kokomo, speeding 80 mph in 65 mph zone. Fined $5 plus $26.25 court cost. I Elton! L. Savage, 58, route 1, Kempton; failure to have vehicle inspection, fined. $3 plus $26.25 \ (Continued on page six) Nixon flew to'Des Moines lor the first of a series of grassroots, appearance aied at developing' . support for . his revenue.^sharing and government reorganization proposals. They face hsavy opposition in Congress. - Nixon also sought to counter farm blocm criticism of - his executive reorganization plan which would eliminate the Department of Agriculture as a: separate agency and scatter its functions among four proposed • new agencies. • "It comes to "-a question of whether farmers -and others in rural America want an Agriculture Department. for its own sake or whether they really want thingsj like better farm prices, better technical assistance for agricultural problems, wider development opportunities in rural communities, better schools, better roads and so on," Nixon said. . "I think they, want the latter — the tangible results," he said. Nixon's text was solely to domestic matters. "If the lessons of the past decade mean anything, they mean as [power has been concentrated more and more in Washington,| as decisions have been increasingly been made by remote control, the special needs - of our rural communities and! of thej great heartland of America, more, and more have been eitheij- neglected or even gone unrecognized," Nixon said. He said changes he proposed in his ^Statej of the Union speech (Continued on page six - ) Local Editor Receives State Awards At WPC School For Blind Plans Parents Class Indiana School for-the Blind- will conduct a familiarization course for parents on the training of preschool, visually handicapped or blind children starting Friday. The school planned the conference which will be held at the . Indiana School for the Blind in. Indianapolis in an effort on the (Continued on page six) Trash Pickup Service Schedule The City of Tipton's estimated 2335 trash and garbage pickup stops will be serviced twice weekly beginning March 1, 1971 City officials reported Monday, Street DepartmentofficialJohn Baden said Pickup Truck No. 1 would continue to run it's scheduled routes as follows.- Monday in an area bounded by East Jefferson Street to Muncie Street on the South and North and on the East and West by Ash and North Main Streets. On Tuesday's, Muncie Street to North End of Tipton City Limits between Main and Ash Streets; Wednesday's, area bounded by Jefferson and Erie and Main and Green Streets. On Thursday's, area Green to' Taft and Adams to Railroad, Fridays schedule is in area Jefferson Street to South Street between First and Ash Streets. Truck No. 2 then will duplicate on Thursdays Truck No. l's. Monday route. Friday No. l's Tuesday route; Monday truck No. l's Wednesday route; Tuesday, No. l's Thursday route; and Wednesday No. l's Friday route. The Tipton Business District will continue to have daily pickup service. By Kathy Heaton The Women's Press Club of Indiana met at the Shrine Club in Indianapolis Saturday for their annual writing and photography contest. Pat Clink, editor of the Tipton Daily Tribune, received first place awarhs for front page editing! and f6r the feature story, "Night of Terror Remains A Living Nightmare". First place stories will be sent to Scottsdale, Arizona, for the National Federatiori of Press Women's contest May 26-29; For herj news article on the "Ann Turner" story, Pat Cline won second place^-^She also received third place award for the daily column, "Life Is. Worth Living." Rosemary Beck, of Tipton'who writes for the Kokomo Tribune, "was W.P.C. Writing Contest chairman. She announced the winners in various categories as Robbie DeBoies president, presented the awards. Betty Childers, of the Noblesville Daily Ledger, was among otherswho also received first place awards. Mrs. Margaret Hinkle of the Tipton Daily Tribune staff attended as a. guest of the Women's Press Club. ' HOOSlei* Hysteria-- Basketball fans across the state experienced mixed emotions as teams won victories and others faced defeat. Pictured above are Tri-Central fans as they back their team with cheers and encouragement during the final game at the sectional Saturday night. Though the Trojans lost to Rossville, the team fought to the end showing determination to do their very best. (Photo by Jim Heaton)"