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•HAROLD J. BRITON ARCHIVES ASSISTANT INDIANA STATE LIBRARY INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA VOLUME 76 - NO. 53 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1971 lOf 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 Science Fair Judging Tonight . The Tipton High School science lair judging will begin today at'-, 6:30 p.m. when Judges will assemble for their instructions at dinner. The finalist will be picked for the;three top winners. March 5, students from other school buildings, will be visiting • the Science Fair throughout the day, and at 8 p;m. the Science. Fair Awards Program naming the winners will be announced. County Pollution Program Approved Tipton County has just received approval of a pollution abatement 'program, according to Carl Retherford, chairman of the Tipton County ASC Committee.' Over 35 county conservation practices will be offered for cost-sharing on farms in Tipton county in 1971, according to the chairman.-. The new Rural Environmental Assistance.Program (REAP) replaces the old Agricultural Conservation Program and will still . provide for many of the old ACP practices - with which farmers are familiar, he said. REAP'will be aimed, however, at anti-pollution measures which affect whole communities including animal waste, soil erosion and water conservation problems. The county allocation of funds is expected within a few days. It is also hoped that the new cost-sharing program can be opened for signup for farmers on Monday, March 8 at the local ASCS office on 118 South Independence St. in-Tipton.. Tipton To Host District Moose The Fourth District. of the , Indiana Moose-Association will hold the regular monthly meeting at the Tipton Lodge on Friday, March 12, 1971. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and* the meeting will begin at 8:30 p.m. Wm. "Buck" Buckingham, past State President of the Ind- . iana'Moose Association, will be the guest speaker for this evening. Connie Stewart On Dean's List Miss Connie Stewart, Tipton, is among 416 Anderson College students named to the first semester Dean's List at'Anderson College, where she is a senior niajoring in elementary education. Eligibility for the scholarship recognition at the Church of God liberal arts school requires a 3.0 average based on. a 4.0 scale. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Otis Stewart, route 1, she is a graduate of Tipton High School. At Anderson she is active in Student National Educational Association. Tipton Police-Sheriff Report A major Tipton theft and drug ring has been broken with the arrest of five adults and one juvenile by the combined efforts of Tipton County Sheriff Dick Ziegler and deputies and Tipton City Police Chief Jim Pratt and his department personnel during the past two days. Arrested on first degree bur­ glary charges are Betsi Silence, 31, 339 N. Conde St; Michael T. Hawkins, 18, 339 Conde St.; Rick Balser, 20, 912 Oak St.; and Ralph Driver, 19; 421 Columbia. Mark D. Cherry, 20, 313 Ash St., 'was charged with theft One 17 year old juvenile also arrested with the adults has been turned over to the county HANOI— North Vietnamese soldiers learn the details of a Soviet surface-to-air missile at a rocket unit stationed near Hanoi. Military sources said March 3 that North Vietnamese surface- to-air missiles were fired at U^S.. jets supporting South Vietnamese soldiers in Laos for the first time since the operation began February 8. None of the American planes was hit by the eight- foot missiles, the sources said. (Photo by Basic Caption Information from Official Communist Source). UPITELEPHOTO Duane Ulrich Named Hill 31 South Vietnam Repo rted 383 Com m u nists Ki I led By BERT W. OKULEY SAIGON (UPI>-South. Vietnam said today its troops killed 383 Communists near Hill 31 in Laos in the biggest victory of the operation and that spearheads had driven another ZVz miles toward Sepone, the main object of the Laotian incursion aimed at cutting the Ho Chi Minh Trail.' A spokesman claimed a "100 per cent victory" in the battle at Hill 31, an outpost seven miles inside Laos which fell to Communist human wave assaults a week ago today. Government losses were put at three South Vietnamese wounded. Military sources said the South Vietnamese drive along' east-west. Highway 9 had now .reached a point 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) inside Laos. and was only 10 miles from Sepone, the road hub where several mountain passes from. North s Help Your Representative The Environmental Management Act, now under consideration in the House of Representatives, establishes a full time State Board, to set state environmental policy; regulate air, water, noise, land and radiation pollution; control public water supplies and refuse disposal; and judge violations of the act. This act consolidates the existing planning and water quality activities of the Department of Natural Resources and the Pollution control, sanitation and water quality activities of the State Board of Health and places these activities under the control of this board. Q. Are you in favor of the Environmental Management Act? Not at all To a great extent Q. Are you willingctq pay more taxes to control pollution? Not at all To a great extent , To some extent To a very great extent Q. Citizens must appeal to the board, not through the courts. - Which do you consider to be a more direct approach? To a Board Through the Courts Your comments are welcome. The members of the Indiana House of Representatives are interested in your opinion. In Tipton County, your Representative (s) are Alan L. Zirkle (D- Greentown) and Harry V. Foreman (R-Kokomo). Please send this Questionnaire to: Representative (s) of Tipton County Environmental Survey House of Representatives State House Indianapolis,. Indiana 46204 Vietnam entere the trail area. The drive had been stalled for thYee weeks. 16 miles inside Laos. The . South Vietnamese - also reported a major victory in the Central' Highlands to the south of the Laotian, incursion. They said troops in a battle 10 miles (Continued on page eight) Ind. Tax Field Auditors Needed James • 0. Mathis, Commi.'--" sioner of the Indiana: Depsrhne •£ of Revenue, announced today that the Department will hold written examinations in Indianapolis, Indiana, for applicants who wish to become Field Auditors with the non -partisan Division of Audit. The examination will be held Friday, March 19, 1971, at 12:30 p.m., prevailing local time at the State Office Building, 100 N. Senate Avenue, .Indianapolis, Indiana. The Commissioner pointed out that the prior knowledge, of double-entry bookkeeping and a general understanding of- Indiana's (Continued on page eight) John Roe Found Dead John Roe, 240 North East street, was found dead at his home late this morning. Death was believed to be from natural causes. Funeral services are pending- at Young-Nichols Fun- eralHome. Pat Cline, editor of the Tipton Tribune,! urged four items in regard to Drug Abuse and Parents Concern at the Prairie township Discussion and Planning session Tuesday evening, March 2, at the Liberty Baptist Church. These are: 1. Community Awareness; 2. Teenager involvement; 3. Reclaim early users and 4. Education. The center of distribution shifts in an area as the law enforcement efforts increase n r decrease. The court system or procedure causes many dill- Bond Audition Dotes Set Vincennes University again will feature three audition dates for students interested in Band Performance Grants for the coming school year. The three auditions dates are March 27, April 17 and May 15. Interested students may write Professor Dempsey at Vincennes University or they may obtain reservation sheets from their high school band director. Students who join the Blazer Band need not be music majors, and generous performing grants for students choosing to pursue music either as a study field or in an extra area are available. The band grants provise $200, half tuition or full tuition depending upon ability, and involvement. In addition to the concert band/ Gary Dempsey, director of Bands, said that students may choose stage band, pep band and small groups ensembles. Should a special audition date be necessary because a student is unable to attend one of the three dates listed, he should contact the Director of Bands, Vincennes. j University, who can set up an individual time for an audition. Auditions consist of one number (unaccompanied) and the chromatic scale for- the entire range of the instrument.. Students who are interested in a grant are also welcome to attend the auditions for band place- continued on page eight) ' iculties .for lawenforcing personnel stated Mrs. Cline. - . ' Macondale Txaxler, chairman presided at the Prairie township meeting. The officers for next, year are Duane Ulrich, chairman; Howard Adler; vice chairman and Fern tyner, secretary. The last of these township discussion and planning sessions will be held Friday evening at the TTi- Central High School. Nominations for the election of a director at the Tipton County 4-H Council resulted in the follow-, ing names being approved. Mrs. Paul Gro»es. wuth Ann Johnson, and Macondale Trailer. These will be voted by mail ballot next October. Soil and Water Conservation Service referendum was approved unanimously by the Prairie township group. The township referendum committee was selected to assist include: Phillip Davenport, Jon Day and John Rayl. ; School finances were discussed by R. T. Savage. Roy Wat-, son and Bernard Smith discussed Toad improvements of the area. Paul Raver, community Development agent, discussed environment and the related bills in the present legislature. JJurn- ing of excess materials is a. problem for many people,.farmers, road maintenance operators, etc. Some kind of change is in need in this area of pWbtion concern. <fc^ probation, officer. . !A fine, joint, cooperative investigation and surveillance by the Tipton County Sheriff's Department and the Tipton City Police Department led to the legal entry of the 339 North Conde re'- sidence Tuesday night and Wedr nesday morning where some resistance to the officers was made by two of the individuals inside, before the complete arrests were m ide. • Inside the house officials found numerous empty glue containers w: th several bread wrapper "cts warm with soft glue inside, five sj Tinges and about related 30 needles. The household items wire in disarrangement. Several items were recovered at the site, which, wereiden- ti'ied as stolen in recent break- iis of Tipton area homes and s :o"res. ..AH six adults have been legally charged in Tipton Circuit Court and arraignment and procedure will be activated according to law. • • | Interrogation of the seven arrested has taken about 48 hours time of Sheriff Dick Ziegler and Chief of Police Jim Pratt and the two were extremely tired. Thursday noon, but both consented to go to nefghboringtowns upon request of officials at the Elites to assist in making further apprehensions for the other Tipton County. ; "Bad Deal" When being arrested, one individual 'remarked that. it was almost a relief to have the "bad deal" over with because all involved had been jumpy each, time a vehicle drove by the house thinking it possibly could be the Sheriffs or the police car to make a raid. Officers are of the opinion that more stolen items will be recovered and identification and return to real owners will be attempted through all cooperative communications. Sheriff Ziegler also reported the arrest of three juveniles char ged with stealing frozenmeat from a Tipton residence food locker and that the trio will be turned over to the probation officials for action. . The sheriff too,' said another three youth would be served papers for shooting firearms over the roof of one populated Tipton area this week and that the Sheriffs department and police de­ partmentaDpreciate the citizens cooperation and rapid communication on illegal activities. .Cited to ap'pear in Tipton City Court March 9 Is Harold E. Kidwell, 28, of Windfall, who was apprehended Wednesday on Ind. -213 by the Windfall Town Mar- counties as well as Tipton and (Continued on page eight) Windfall Girl Arrested On Burglary Charges FRANKFORT, Ind. (UPI)- .n 18-year-old girl was arrested today on preliminary charges of possessing stolen property in connection with a $10,000 burglary ring police said operated Here in the last four months.' | The' girl was identified as Pamela Flood,. Windfall. Three men and a woman previously had been arrested, the men on burglary charges and the woman on a stolen property charge. Former Resident Named Easter Seal Chairman Billy J. Smyser, formerly of Tipton, was named 1971 Easter Seal Chairman of Howard County. Smyser set the goal for the county at $10 000. The campaign got underway Monday and will continue until April 11. He formed the first all Howard County Teenage committee to assist with the Easter Seal campaign. Mr.&Smyser, son of Mrs. Jay Durham, Tipton and Donald Smyser of Kokomo. He is a 1967 graduate of Tipton High. School and a 24 year member of the Army Reserve holding the rank of Major. He has served as division manager of Sears, Roebuck the past 13 years. He is also first vice president of Kokomo Lions Club, member of Howard County Park and Recreation Board; past member of Howard County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. He was recently ap­ pointed'volunteer probation offi- • cer in Howard County. | Mr. Smyser is married and the father of two children, Mike who is a sophomore at Valparaiso College and Tarai, a junior at kokomo High School. Authorities said other suspects may be.arrested in connection with the ring, blamed for nine burglaries. Jesse Mcintosh Appointed New Sec-Teas. Mrs. Carol Thompson, president of R. L. Leeson & Sons Co., announced the appointment of Jesse E. Mcintosh Manager, as of March 2, 1971. General Mcintosh is a resident of Tipton, Indiana and lias been associated with the Company fop many years. He served in World War I and World War II as a ' member of the regular Army Reserve Corps and the Indiana Army National Guard for forty-four years. Mr. Ludtke, now living in EI- wood, was a former resident of Indianapolis and has been associated with the-Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, Supervisor of the Examining Staff of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and Bank Examiner for the Department of Commerce for the State of Minnesota. He now is a Representative of the First Mort- sj. gage Insurance Company of Greensboro, North Carolina. F arm Management Class— Mvit mem bers of the farm management class who recently completed study at Tipton High School are left to right, Terry Ploughe, Marion Mitchell, Jim Ploughe, John Hussey, Bill Sampson (Helnold speaker), Tom Crouch, Kyle Waitt, Bob Stafford, Russell Mendenhall, Neil Thompson and RickOverdorf./(Photo by Craig) v Futures Marketing— Bill Sampson, left, Helnold broker from Crawfordsvllle,.presented the Future's Marketing Class at Tipton High School for adults with the assistance, of Tom Crouch, right, manager of the local Helnold Market. (Photo by Craig) ] Landscape Design CldSS— Adult members who recently completed the course in Landscape Design at Tipton Hig^ School are left to right, Curtis Kennedy, Moffett Craig, Cameron Craig (teacher's pet), Helen Hoover, David Speer, Karen Blank, Betty Hopkins, Sandy Brown, Nellie Wyrick, Mrs. Hendricks, John McNeal and Carry Hendricks. (Photo by Craig)

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