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March 6, 1971

The Tipton Daily Tribune from Tipton, Indiana · Page 1

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r 'V ViA STATS,. LI3RAR- VOLUME 76 - NO.55 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 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 Cook Receives Top Award At Tipton High School Science Fair Gold Medal Winner- - Freeman Cook, a junior at Tipton High School was awarded the gold medal for top achievement in science fair exhibit FridaV night at the high school. Cook spent several months researching and experimenting prior to the fair. His entry was entitled, "A Study in Plant Cancer." (Staff Photo by Pat Cline) Twelve Fined In City Court Junior Division —Jerry Acres, a freshman at Tipton High School received the gold medal award in the junior division of the Science Fair for his entry, Semi-Automatic Switching Computer. Acres' display attracted many viewers as he dernon- . strated the complicated mass of circuits.. He has worked with computers for a long time, and has developed a deep insight into the subject .. ^, (Staff Photo by Pat Cline) Fire Chief Warns Parents As Fire Claims Young Boy Tipton City Judge Glenn Boyer Frid?y found 12 drivers .guilty of infractions charged by enforcement officers and assess-' ed the following fines: Charles Frye, : 50, Elwood, §51.25 for DUI; Terry A. Funk, 16, Plymouth, $36.25, speeding; Glenda Burgman, 30, Warsaw, \$31- Police Report Arrested by Tipton City Police Friday, night .and Saturday morning and cited to appear in Tipton City Court this month are: John Rainey, 36, Tipton. no operators license; Gary W. Lacy, 19, ShafpsviHe, anti-noise violation; and James J. Ray, 18, Tipton R.2, minor not accompanied by parent transporting alcoholic beverage. Fire Run . Tipton City Firemen were called to the John Morris residence. 217 Sweetland Ave., Saturday 12:44 a.m. where lumber "behind a storage building was ablaze. Firemen quickly extinguished the blaze which had been caused bya- trash fire nearby. No damage resulted. .25, speeding; Gaylord M. Saltzgaber,. 49, Michawaka, $31.25. speeding; Mark Burkowitz, 19, Indianapolis, * $31.25, speeding; Jimmy L. Matheny, 28, Noblesville, "$31.25, speeding; William Bertram, 36, Indianapolis,, $30.25, speeding; Edward L. Burris, 22, Indianapolis, $30.25, speeding; Harry O. Sutton, 20, Kokomo, $31.25, speeding; Douglas W. Par cell, 18, Elkhart, $31.25 speeding; Jack A. Hall, 36, Kokomo, $30.25, speeding; and Billy E. Daugherty, 37, Kokomo, $30.25 speeding. INDIANAPOLIS (UP!) - A warning to parents against children playing with matches'was made by Fire Prevention Chief Donald Eollinger following a house fire Friday which claimed the life of a five-year-old boy. Robert Wayne Singleton perished when flames swept his home on the city's eastside trapping him in a second-floor bedroom. Bollinger said the boy woke his mother, Diana, 27, and told her the house was on fire. Bollinger said the mother went down­ stairs to investigate but was I'jiable to return upstairs because of the flames. « Bollinger said the boy apparently had arisen ahead of his mother and was downstairs playing with matches when the fire broke out. He said Mrs. Singleton who is divorced, has another son, Quentin, who was at school, "There is a strong need for persons to warn their children of the dangers of playing with matches," Bollinger said. "Last . (Continued on page six) House Receives $5 Million Non-public School Aid Bill By JOHN B. BARRETTE INDIANAPOLIS (UPIK(- The Indiana House-Ways and Means Committee,. with "aye" votes from some opposing rnembersi Friday, sent to the full House a bill to provide $5 million a year in state aid to nonpublic schools. The committee also sent to the floor the final bill in the Republican-sponsored tax package. This sixth and final measure is called the "Indiana Public School Control Board Act." Rep. John C. Hart, R-Indianapolis, sponsor of the aid bill, said it was needed to prevent wholesale closing of parochial schools which would result in Stolen Goods Recovered — Tipton County Sheriff Richard Ziegler (left) and Deputy Cleo Scott photoed with recovered stolen items valued at more than $2000 in the Tipton County Sheriff's Office Friday. Five expensive guns, a 25 inch color f TV, binoculars and other items are assembled In the photo. Tops of Sheriffs cars are shown hi garage, through window. The recovery of these items helped uncover'several area house arefcbusiness breakins of recent months.. Sheriff Ziegler said the Tipton Police Department and his department were able to succeed in the current solution of cases by standard cooperation between the departments and the heads of the units. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) increased public school enrollments and costs. The vote was 15-4 to pass the . bill onto the floor without recommendation. Several of those voting to report the bill out of committee indicated they did not- support the measure but only wanted to see discussion by all the members of the House. Bill Amended The bill was amended on a motion of Rep. Joel Deckard, . R-Mount Vernon, reducing the . amount of aid from the.original­ ly proposed $10 million a year to $5 million a year for the next two years. Reps. Michael K. Rogers, R- New Castle," and Jack Mullendore, R-Franklini were among those voting for " the measure through not supporting it. Both said they could hot see where the money would come from. Rogers .-. said parents whose children were in parochial schools '•• should view property tax relief as a form of subsidizing nonpublic schools. Money saved in lower property taxes could be applied by parents of parochial students to the operation of their schools,' he said v Rep. John M. Guy, R-jmonti-' cello, was one of the four voting against the measure. He said he felt it was unconstitutional. Rep. Austin Barker, D-Attica, also opposed the bill, saying appropriations for nonpublic schools would rise in years to come. He said Wisconsin started with aid of $100 per pupil but has increased to $500. The school control board bill would create a seven-member state board to analyze and report on the financial status of (Continued on page six) Jerry Acres Wins Freeman Cook, a junior at Tipton High School, was awarded •' the-top honors at Tipton Community Annual Science Fair Friday night. Cook who displayed his entry entitled, "A Study in Plant Cancer", I received the award from Vincent R. Guenther, Tipton- Community. School Superintendent. Cook stated that he had spent several months studying about cancer before starting his experiment. He experimented In depth with plants to increase his knowledge about the subject. The Other top medal winners were silver medal, senior division, Susan Stillabower and bronze medal, Jackj Ross; junior division silver. medal winner was Mike McKinneyj and bronze medal winner was Jeff VanHorn. All medal winners and blue ribbon winners wili take their exhibits to the Regional Science Fair at Purdue this month for competition. Richard Garst, chairman of the science fair, welcomed visitors to the annual science fair Friday night as the program Drug Arrest HAMMOND, Ind. (UPI) Larry Cantway, 31, Hammond, was being held today on a charge of violating the Indiana narcotics law. • State police said an undercover agent arrested him for sale of LSD jaiter buying a quantity from liim Friday night. Officer's confiscated 457 "hits" or doses of LSD purple '.'microdots" and 6 hits of a drug nicknamed "angeldist .y and identified as pliencyclidine, authorities said. The alleged transaction took place on] a parking lot. here. Car Dies From * Heroin Overdose LOS ANGELES (UPI)— Three men were arrested on charges, of possession of narcotics for sale after their car "died from a heroin overdose," police reported Friday. Officers said they followed the vehicle from Los Angeles to Tijuana,- Mexico, and back Thursday night. Two blocks from its destination in j the Harbor City area, the vehicle ran out of gas. Police said the occupants jumped out, pushed the car the final two blocks, up a driveway and intio a garage where they, put it | on jacks . and , began dismantling the gas tank. Officers said 30 ounces of uncut heroin, valued at $600,000, had been secreted in the gas tank in ! small rubber balloons. One of I the balloons had burst, diluting 1 the' gasoline and clogging the fueid line. One | officer noted in his report jthat it was the first time a "car had died from a heroin overdose." commenced. , Tim Renie presented poster, awards and elementary division awards for grades four, five and six were presented by Dennis Palmer. Junior Division awards for grades seven, eight and.nine were presented by Dennis Halsey. John Utter .presented the senior division awards.' Junior Division medals were presented by Junior High School Principal, Charles Wolf, and the principal of Tipton HighScho61, : Dorman Rogers presented the senior division medals. t Members of the science' fair committee were Richard Garst, Dennis Palmer, Fred Calhoun, Dennis Halsey, Tim Renie, Don Mock and John Utter. i" Senior Division Winners . Biological: j blue: SA-13, Su- ' ASCA Attacks Rural Pollution A new program entitled Rural Enviromentaj Assistance Program has been started by ASCS, according to Carl Retherford, chairman of the Tipton County ASCS Office. The REAP program, which ^replaces the old Agricultural Conservation Program, will emphasize anti-pollution efforts in rural areas throughout the county, according to the chairman. The. oldest and largest pollution problem is /soil stabilization,. Mr. Retherford said. Hundreds of millions of tax dollars each year are spent by National, State and local governments in dredging streams and rivers and in filtering and reclaiming polluted water. These efforts are larr gely due to loosened top soil that decides to "go to town". REAP is designed to reduce these costs and improve the environment in other ways. . The old ACP program which contributed to a substantial reduction in soil erosion has now been redirected specifically to reduce pollution which affects communities. One of these, of course, is animal waste. Several practices will be offered with cost-sharing for individual farmers or groups of farmers who can effectively help cure these local problems. Signup is expected to begin March 8 at the Tipton Co. ASCS county office, located at ,118 . South Independence in Tipton, Ind. Junior Division lyoung scientist will take his science project to the Regional Science Fair at Purdue University later this month. Jerry Acres, freshman of Tipton High School was awarded the Gold Medal for his complex study on computers. Acres has spent many hours and months developing a circuit system. He. has designed his own circuits for over a year. Acres received the high junior division award and a blue ribbon in the physical science division. san Stillabower; SA -17, Jim York; SA -11, Jack 'Ross; SA -5, Freeman Cook. Red:. SA -3, Susan Carpenter; SA -1, Pris- ciilla Benge; SA -12, Kevin Stewart. "White: SA -14, Lu Ann Taylor; SA -7, Kaye Fettig; SA- 8, Steve Koors; SA -2, Dennis Brunk. Physical: Blue: SB -5, Brice Coppock. Red: • SB -13, Doug Silwell; SB -15, Janet Weismiller; SB-il,,Greg Little. White: sk-3, Jeanhine Brunk;SB-4, Linda Cheeke; SB -17, Peter Ritz; SB-16, Dan Wolf; SB -7, Julie Gunkel; SB -2, Fred Beihold; SB- 1J2, David Manlove; "SB -10, Kevin Koors. • •• j Junior Division ;.' . Winners Biological: Blue: JA-15, Mike. McKinney; JA-12, Candy ijlbover. Red: . JA-2, Mark Baker; JA-9, Jeff Fettig. "White: JA-7,. David Day; JA-19, Lee (Payne; JA-28, Jon Stroup; JA- 14, Mark Longfellow; JA-27. Craig Stilwell; JA-30, Cheryl Weav.er. Physical: Blue: JB-1, Jerry Acres; JB-36, Bruce Weismiller. Red: JB-20, Tom Mckinney; JB-7, Nancy Carpenter; JB-30, Brian Taylor; JB-14, Linda Kelley; JB-21, Brad Meloche. White: JB-29, Ellen Stafford; JB-12, Rinda -Horton; JB-23, Lynn'Perry; JB-15, Tom Kleyla; JB-18, Donald Manlove; • JB-24, Jean Pottenger. Junior Earth Science Blue: JC-7, David Gamblin; JC-17, Jeff VanHorn. Red: JC- 20, David Funke; JC-6, Carolyn Day. White: JC-9, Patti Howery; JC-14, Lynn Ramsey. Elementary Division Winners Biological: Blue: - EA-13, Mar got Jones; EA-36, Judith Van Horn. Red: EA-25, Greg Ressler; EA-1, Shari Atchley; EA-33, Lori Taylor; EA-30, Debbie Speer; EA-35, James VanHorn. (Continued on page six) Bronze Medal -.- Jack Ross, senior at TiptonHighSchool, received a bronze medal award in the senior division-pf the Science Fair Friday night. His entry, entitled Analysis of Tobacco, was developed after months of study, research and experimenting. Silver medal winner for. the senior division was Susan Stillabower. (Staff Photo by Pat Cline) Awards Presented-- Pictured above Is Jerry Acres receiving a blue ribbon during the Tipton Community Science Fair Friday night. Assisting with the awards presentation are left to right, Superintendent Vincent R. Guenther, Charles Wolf, Den­ nis Halsey, Dennis Palmer, John Utter, Fred Calhoun, Don Mock and Tim Reni' Also assisting were Dorman Rogers and chairman, Richarc. arst and members of the °cience Club. (Photo by Jim Heaton)

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