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•a-ji .is it 2L0 J. ^ J RT0V1 i • T IV *.! |\ ^ * «». "• - VOLUME 76 - NO. 56 THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE MONDAY, MARCH 8, 1971 10£ 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 Faculty Members Will Attend Third Retreat ' Faculties of the Tipton Community Schools and representatives of St. Joseph's Academy will be attending their third faculty retreat. As last year the retreat will be held at McCor- micks Creek State Park on Mar. 12 and 13. The theme of the workshop is Relevancy in Education. The theme will be developed as it pertains to the programs in Tipton schools. Keynote speaker will be John Brooks, remedial teacher at Crispus Attucks High School. Approximately fifty teachers along with school administration and school board members will attend the workshop. In order that faculty members may participate in the faculty retreat on Friday, March 12, schools will be dismissed according to the following schedule: Lincoln-Jefferson, 2:10 p.m.; Jr. High School, 2:15 p.m.; Tipton High School, 2:30 p.m.; Hobbs, 2:25 p.m.; New Lancaster, 2:35 p.m. The faculty retreat program will include the following: Jesse Miller Receives 50yr. Gold Award The regular stated meeting of Austin Lodge 128 F & AM was held March 4 in the Masonic Temple. ' Worshipful Master, Jack E. Plake opened the meeting in regular form. All officers were present and the business sess- . ion followed. Senior Deacon, James, McClard, escorted Mr. Jesse. E. "Miller to the altar. Worshipful Master, Jack E. Plake, presented to him the gold pin denoting 50 year membership in the Order. Mr. Miller has been a member of Austin #128 since February 2,1950. Hewasraised February 21, 1921 in Ffankton Lodge-#607 and. served as Senior Deacon there. Prior to his membership here, he was a member of Quincy Lodge #230, Elwood. After the presentation, he was es-!- ported to the East and seated. Mr. Miller thanked the Lodge for the pin and expressed his gratitude for" having been- able to accept the honor. He spoke fondly of his association with the Masonic Lodge for the past 50 years. Mr. Robert E. Dickover, .immediate Past Master, was recognized by the Worshipful Master who presented him with the Past " Masters Jewel. Mr. Dickover thanked the Lodge for the opportunity and honor of serving as Master during the past year. ' Orientation by Charles Edwards; "Teaching Beyond The Classroom", Bill Mitchell; "Relevant Education", John Brooks of Crispus Attuks High School; small group discussions and feed back; panel discussion, "How I See Relevant Education" will include members Patsy Hedge, moderator; Bob Gordon, Alice Ryan, Ethel Kuykendall, and Fred Calhoun. Saturday's program will include: "My Life As An Aide", Joy~ McQuinu; group reactions; "Relevant Education in Tipton by Beverly Stroup, Marilyn Ross, Grace Frost, Charles Wolf, James Jurney; general discussion; and summary of Retreat by Charles Edwards. Alan Kimhell Kiwanis Speaker Alan Kimbell, Director of Public Safety, Indianapolis, and representative of Mayor Richard Lugar will present views and .facts on Unigov in connection with a community such.as Tipton at the. Kiwanis Club meeting . Tuesday night at the Six Acres Restaurant. Dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. with the program commencing at 7 p.m. announced vice president and program chairman, Ray Noble.j County Events MONDAY City Council Meeting, 7:30 p.m.; Utility Board meeting 4 p.m., Northern Community School meeting. TUESDAY " Kempton Town Board, Fire Barn 7:00 p.m.; Kiwanis meeting 6:15 p.m. at 6 Acres; Rotary, 6:15 p.m. Bowl-O-Drome. WEDNESDAY Livestock Breeders Association Banquet at the 4-H building. Lions Club; Windfall •• Masons. THURSDAY Windfall Lions. Tax Reform Act Causes P rablems For Employed By NORMAN. KEMPSTER WASHINGTON (UPP - Millions of Americans, many of them very poor, will discover by April 15 that they owe the government money because not enough -. taxes were withheld froiri -their paychecks. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said that although a majority of all taxpayers will qualify for a refund this year as evegy year, some persons who normally expect to get money back will have to send a check along with their returns . this year. . ' • The problem is a fallout from the! Tax Reform Act ot 1969. As often seems the case in income tax matters, the. reasons for the ' problem are complex. But they all stem from the fact that withholding rates and actual tax rates start from different assumptions. There are about 25 brackets— ... ranging from 14 to 70 per cent of. | taxable income—on the government's income tax rate schedule. This determines the am'ount each taxpayer owes. • But"" there are only six brackets— ranging from 16 to 31 GllBSt Speaker-- larfy_Conrad, Secretary of State, addressed members and guests of the Democrat Party Saturday night at the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner held at the Tipton 4-H and Community Building. Chairman Bruce Cardwell and vice chairman Betty Bunch welcomed those attending the dinner.' (Photo by Jini Heaton) Bayh Proposes Ghdnges In Military Justice Laws f Twin-engine Piper Aztec Makes Emergency Landing WASHINGTON (UPI) - Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., said Sunday he will introduce a bill today proposing changes in military justice procedures which will include an elimination command influence. Bayh said the revisions of the military justice code will give greater procedural protections to defendants in military courts- martial. "The main objective of the bill is to eliminate completely the problem of command influence," Bayh said ik a speech written for Senate delivery today. ' "The bill would establish an independent courts-martial command composed of four divisions: defense, prosecution, ju­ dicial and administration. This command would be responsible only to the judge advocate general, thereby removing defense' and prosecution attorneys from the control "of the accused's, commanding officer," Bayh said. The bill would also enlarge the court of military appeals from three to nine judges. Under - the present code, the commanding officer is the key official in courts-martial. He convenes the court, appoints prosecutors and defense lawyers, has the power of initial review, may grant or deny release pending an appeal or conviction, and may suspend or reduce sentences. Bayh also said the command- Hillis Reporf. Drug Business Operates An Underground Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. — The drug business in the United States operates an underground economy that runs into the billions. A money making by-product of the illegal drug business is the growing number of people dealing in stolen goods. This problem was outlined by a team of doctors from Johns Hopkins Drug Abuse Center in Baltimore. The figures are astounding. . In Baltimore alone, the Johns Hopkins group reports that hard- drug dealers are doing $84 mill- Quarter MilerS-- Twenty-seven of the more than 30 members of the Quarter Milers Auto Club, Inc. of Tipton, Indiana pictured in the Recreation Room of the new Club House, 434 Sweetland Ave., Tipton. Officers in front shown with trophies and awards won by the club during it's almost 10 years of organization. The club is sponsoring a Rod and Custom Show this March 12,13 and 14 at the Tipton County 4-H Building as a money raising, project to operate a share of the Bunker Hill Drag Strip program. . Members photoed are: Max Wldup, Charlie Good, Jeff Oakley, Jim Rich, Roger Thompson, Paul Weismiller, Floyd Yeary, WiUy Robinson, Fred DeWitt, Tim Buckley, Fred Robinson, Jeff Richardson, Jim Pratt, Gene Yontz, Glen Yeary, Danny Johns, Mike Snow, Jim Harris, Russ Harrell," Kent Kleyla, Oil Imrie, Stan Woodard, Harry Woodruff, Larry Shupperd, Dave Pyle, Joe McNew. The club officers are: Jeff Oakley, president; Floyd Yeary, vice president; Max Widup, secretary; Tim Buckley, treasurer; and Jim Rich, Sgt. at Arms. Absent from photo are: Phil Jones, Bob Stevens and Vic Brown. ' (Staff Photo by Eldon.Cage) ion a year in drug sales. The addicts to whom they sell steal $313 million dollars worth of goods which they peddle for about one-third of their retail value; Citing specific cases, the team of doctors reports that one addict averages $150anightby robbing pedestrians and another young. drug user stole equipment off of parked cars to support his $65 a day habit. Another user told the team of doctors that in a short period of time he had also stolen 50 leather coats, 50 television sets, 40 radios, a mink stole and hundreds of dollars in cash from private homes. The Johns Hopkins doctors warned that the war. against drug abuse cannot succeed unless the market for this illegal merchandise is dried up. President Nixon's Bill to crack down on drug traffic was passed last. October. It provides for increased programs of rehabilitation, educational projects to head off potential users and stepped-up enforcement by adding 300 agents to the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs. In a series of raids, Federal agents recently rounded up 56 of the Nation's top drug peddlers. More than $50 million worth of narcotics and $81,000 in cash were seized — testifying fb the size of the drug trade. The Nixon Administration has shown that it means business-in its war against; illegal drugs— but the Administration needs help from all Americans. The Nation must begin a drive to crack down on those, who purchase these stolen goods. The doctors' report reminds us that someone has to purchase this stolen merchandise. Without the buyer, there would be no profits—and no money for the user to buy his drugs. er's right to select jurors for the military trials "would be eliminated and a completely random system of selection would be substituted in its place.'' He said the requirement that two-thirds of the tribunal be officers would be abolished. The bill also would: — Eliminate double jeopardy in military trials and not.per-.- jnit a military trial of a defendant cleared of the same charge in a civilian; court, or vice versa. . 1 » —Empower, the supreme court to review all cases de-" cided by the courts of military appeal. - i . . j — Define the rights of both defense and prosecution to obtain information held by the other side. Youth Dead After Riddling Passing Autos By JOHN ENGSTROM GREENWATER, Wash. (UPI)—A 16-year-old boy who had "never been in any : trouble" was found 1 lying face down in.the snow, killed by one of two rifles he had used Sunday to . riddle passing automobiles. . "I can't see any reason for it," said William H. Egnew Sr., the father of the sniper and an inspector for the Seattle Fire Department "he was too good humored ... too stable." William Herbert Egnew Jr. perched in a ."foxhole-type" crevice atop a 100-foot cliff and began spraying .22 caliber rifle bullets at passing automobiles on U.S. 410. At least 18 vehicles were hit, including an ambu- . lance which had come to take ' away one of the four persons wounded. The unsuspecting' targets of the barrage said after they never heard a word from the youth, who only returned their shouted pleas to stop shooting with more bullets, «fWe were riding along just talking about things, teen-agers, drugs, things like that," said Mrs. Mary C. Pluewnarz, 31, Buckley, one of the victims. "Then I heard something hit the window ... and I saw a little hole in the glass. I felt something on my arm, like a blow. I-remember thinking that a rock hit the window. I put my hand on my "sleeve and there was blood." Mrs. Pluewnarz, like the others who were shot, was not seriously wounded. The bullet was removed at a hospital in Enumclaw, about 14 miles west of here. , "At first, I."thought my engine blew, up," said Jaques M. Lescan, 24, a ski instructor wounded in the foot by a bullet which pierced a vent window. The other two wounded by Tipton's City Police! Switchboard, fire department and a. Tipton airplane pilot were all standing by Saturday evening because of the uncertainty of an airplane's emergency landing in northern Tipton County and a possible major Western store . fire in West Elwood. The twin-engine Piper Aztec finally made an emergency land- . ing on the Robert Chase farm in Northern Tipton County. after 6 p.m.] Saturday during snow squalls and under fog shroudded skies. All three Wisconsin men in the plane were shaken both . physically and mentally, but none were injured. A happy ending of a harrowing airplane emergency experience was climaxed with the emergency landing in the muddy and snowy field and without injury and the trio trudged a half mile to the Chase farmhouse' to report the safe landing for < State Police to investigate. , The three men, P.J. Kaufman, 25, the pilpt, Ernest Stader, 35 and Alfred Bra..ksman, 46, were enroute from London, Ky. to Madison, Wis. when electrical power failure interrupted aerial navigation and personnel at Baer Field, Ft. Wayne observed on radar that the Piper was in trouble and had an Airforce T-33 diverted from regular flight to assist the disabled Piper into an emergency landing at Grissom AB, but shortage of fuel made the emer- . gency landing on the Chase farm necessary and the safe touchdown for the trio. Tom Tragesser, ; Tipton pilot, was on standby for possible aid to the stricken Piper, to use his'plane for search and assistance. Tipton Firemen ; Tipton firemen were on standby as was the Hobbs firemen concerning a Western store fire in TAJest Elwoodfrom Saturday evening into'the night. A barn used in the Hiatt Western Store business in West Elwood in Tipton- Cjounty was damaged more than $2000 Saturday.4 p.m. to 7 p.m. from a blaze caused by faulty electrical wiring. v ' •. ' AIL horses and most of the equipment was removed from the building and saved. Firemen from Madison Township, Pipe Creek Township and Elwood brought the blaze under control; Surrounding buildings were in jeopardy until'the firemen controlled, the situation. rooper Joines Investigates One Car Accident Indiana State Trooper, Richard Jjoines, investigated a one-car accident two mile east of Tipton Saturday at 2:45 p.m. According to his report Gerald Shockley, 57, Terre Haute, lost control of. the 1967 auto he was driving east on Road 28, veered off to the right side of the road- back across the road striking a hbad post before coming to a stop. Extensive damage was djone to the auto. Trooper Join- els reported that the driver apparently escaped injury from the niishap. The Tipton Sheriff's Department assisted in the investigation. per cent—on the withholding schedule which determines how much money actually will be deducted from paychecks. In addition, there is a difference in the income base for withholding and actual taxes. The final tax is applied against "taxable income"— earnings minus deductions and the $625 personal exemption for each, member of the family. Withholding rates are. applied against earnings minus exemptions although the rate structure is adjusted to account for the 10 per cent standard, deduction. All this, of course, has been the situation for years. The difference this year is the low income allowance which .Congress super-imposed on the tax system as part of the Tax Reform Act. The provision removes from . the tax rolls about 5 million poor people. Returns no longer are required for single persons with incomes under $1,700 or from married couples with incomes under $2,300 a year. The first new problem comes (Continued on page six) Receives Awardsergeant Michael E. Eller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester E. Eller," Atlanta, Ind., has received <the UJS. Air Force Commendation Medal at Cam Ranh Bay AB, Vietnam. Sergeant Eller, an administrative specialist at Cam Ranh Bay, was cited for his outstanding performance of duty. He is assigned to a unit of the Pacific Air Forces. The sergeant is a 1968 grad- • uate of Hamilton Heights High School, Arcadia, Ind. Tony Mason Named Speaker For Achievement Tony Mason will address the 33rd annual achievement banquet of the Tipton County Livestock Breeders Association. The event will be held. Wednesday evening March 10 at the 4-H and Community Building, south of Tipton. Trophies, medals, plaques, etc. will be presented to the 1970 livestock winners. Two "Hall of Fame"- portraits will be presented to the association , for hanging in the Tipton County Livestock Hall of Fame. - • •. , • . .' ' • * '•" Tony Mason is a leader among young men. He is defensive line coach for the Purdue University football team. He has had an outstanding record of handling, young: men to Ohio, Michigan, and at Purdue. Tickets are available for the achievement banquet from officers and directors of the livestock breeders association and the County Extension Office. Mr. Mason coached the Brookfield High School team in Ohic for five years <>nd completed a record of 28 game victories with three straight: undefeated sea-, sons. He coached at Niles McKinley High School for,over a six year period. The school had a record of 47 game unbeaten streak, four straight undefeated seasons and recipients of a National Championship and two et Ohio and was head coach of the phio All-Star Game in Canton. From 1964 to 1968, Coach Mason was head of the offense and backfield at University of kichigan which won the Big Ten bullets were Eugene H. Terrien, Ohio State Championships. He (Continued on page six) was named coach of the year(in Championship and Rosa Bowl Victors. He coached the" North Squad in the North-South College All-Star game in Miami on Christmas Day in 1967 which won 24-0. y m i, • • 3® Tony Mason

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