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Daily Tipton Tribune (Newspaper) - June 16, 1975, Tipton, Indiana í.-' **The ONLY Ñeu»sfHi^r in the World Dedicated to Serving Tipton County, Indiana VOLUME 79 NO. 14Í MONDAY, JUNE 16.1975 TIPTON, INDIANA 46072 15 CENTS É.E.R.B. covers all public employes ^ INDIANAPOUS (UPI) — Die work of the Indiana Eklucation Elmployment Relations Board is expected to be multiplied five times because of a 1975 public employes collective bargaining law,that becomes effective July 1. Tentative plans are for the board to lease space in the College Park F^ramids, a group of modernistic office buildings adjacent to the north leg of Interstate 465, the Indianapolis outer belt highway. DeWald said “we have to The board was created by a get more space -¿efore we.can 1973 law providing mandatory bargaining for public school boards and teachers. Die 1975 Legislature did not change the name of the board but it added almost all public employes except police and fiemen to the collective bargaining system and put the administration in the hands of the board. hire more people. You have to objective preparation of guide-have some' píace for them to lines to assist the governmental receivéd one request from that have smaller membership. Richmond for an election to The Teamsters, the Service determine a bargaining agent Employes International Union, but “we told them we cannot the International Brotherhood take official action until July 1 of Electrical Workers, and the because of the wording of the Indiana State Employees As-law.”    sociation all are among the DeWald and the lEERB groups seeking to become board have as their immediate bargaining agents for various units of public employes. work.” Die gearing-up for future responsibilities already is underway, not only on the part of officials, tiie public employes and the unions and associations in meeting terms of the new law. A public hearing on these Indiana Council 62 of the AFSCME was one of the most active unions in working for collective bargaining for public employes. Walter Hayden, the state boai^ but by the guidelines is expected to be legislative director for the various unions and associations ^id in July. Chairman Franklin K. DeWald of the board said “we think our workload will be five times what it was. Diere are about 300' school corporations but there áre 1,750 government units and that does not include special taxing districts.” that hope to represent the state, town, township, city and county One of the crucial decisions to be made through those employes. .Die actual start for guidelines is the size of the mandatory bargaiiing* is not individual bargaining units. If unjü Jan. 1, 1976 liut the state the decision is for largest board is using th<* six-months possible units, then groups such lag between the effective date as the American Federation of of the law and th<? bargaining State. County and Municipal council, in one of the speeches he gave last week, recalled that he^ had been hired in 1959 with a goal of working for passage of a collective bargaining bill for public employes. “Many of you are wondering about the exclusive bargaining unit,” Hayden told this group of supervision to get ready. Employes may have an advan- state en^loy^s. “So are we. DeWald said he* already has tage over some of the others Supervisory, confidental em ployes and probably highly technical people will be excluded and eligible for separate units. Our preference is for department-wide units instead of by institutions. But that will be up to the board.(IEERB).” “Die days of unilateral decisions on problems affecting employes will be gone,” Hayden said. “We will hear no more about not being able to recognize the union’, or that ‘we can’t negotiate’ or recognize,., seniority or negotiate policies on sick leave or other fringes that do not conflict with state personnel rules.” The lEERB and the unions and employe associations are not the only ones already hard at work getting ready for the expansion of collective bargaining to public employes. The Indiana Association of Cities and Towns is sponsoring four „ (Continued(Ml Page7Í Lottery winner Osrow Prince didn’t even check the list of $100,000 winners in the Ohio^ State Lottery at first, but on a second glance discovered that he was in , fact going to be $100,000 richer. The 39- year- old bachelor'from Windfall picked up his check from the Ohio State Lottery Commission Friday, but has no immediate plans for spending the money. Prince’s lucky number came in after buying tickets in the lottery for more than a year.'He had to go to Cleveland to receive his check on a loeal television show. Prince’s 'landlady, Mrs. Joan Cyphers, heard the winning numbers on an Ohio radio station and wrote them down for Prince, who checks the list of winners each week.    .    ^    * CIA probe continues Gmcinnati airport hit by fire FLORENCE,* Ky. (UPI) — ’’They were dedicated firemen,” said firefighter Bill Jones, holding back tears after the bcxlies of two of his fellow firemen were carried from the newly renKxleled terminal and office building at the Greater Qmñnnati Airport here Sunday. “They were the first two into the building. Fire and black smoke was pouring out. It was thick,” he said.-“Diere was no one in theft to rescue —they were trying save^ the building. Just dedicated firemen.” Boone County Coroner Donald Stith said both finimen apparently died of ¿isphyxiation. Autopsies were oixiired. Die fire destroyjd the local National Weather Service office and a weather systems expert said at least $1 million worth of radar and other ixiphisticated forcasting equipment was damaged. Flames also gutted e airport’s lavish executive offices. Airport CbmnHinity Relations Director Ted Bushelman said damage there was in the “hundreds of thousands” of dollars. Kil the l^*man airport.fire department —Donald T. Phillips, 28, Erlanger, Ky., and Diomas G. Zaferes, 28,'Cincinnati. ’ Cause of the fire remained under investigation, but offi cials sai(Lit apparently started in    theS^vacant community relatioijii^*^fice on the top floor of    thfe two story concrete structure. started and they were .quickly evacuated without injury. [ih^ were two members of 19*man The unbumed but water-damaged first floor Is a large terminal shared by four airlines —Eastern, Allegheny, North Central and Piedmont. The fire - briefly disrupted some arrivals and departures, but by late Sunday, flights were back to normal.    v There were only a few early Sunday moming^jiassengers in the terminal when the fire The burned out terminal and office building had just recently undergone a $2 million remodeling —part of an overall $40 million rejuvenation of the airport, the 27th'busiest in the country. Carney's Drugstore burglarized twice WASHINGTON (UPI) — All major CIA activities have had presidential approval, actxird-ing to both Vice President Nelson Rockefeller and Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz. > But just what those actjfvities were is still a big mys^ry in Washington and still provoking debate.    — Rockefeller, whose commission report on the CIA was released last week, said Sunday one reason thé panel did not develop cxinclusive evidence on alleged CIA foreign assassination plots was because so many persons implicated in them are dead. He hinted his commissicMi may have obtained information ‘President Kennedy 'and his brother, former Attorney General Robert Kennedy, were involved in the alleg^ plots Blit he emphasized none of the secret information was strcMig enough to support conclusions of guilt. Goldwater. a member of tte Senate committee investigating the CIA, backed up Rockefeller by saying no major CIA action, such as an    assassination, “would have taken place* without the Presiiient knowing about it ” He al^ said Sunday he had seen no \ evidence any CIA .assassination plots were ever attempted but that he “wouldn’t be surprised” if the White House considered killing Cuban Premier Fidel Vastro. Dme Magazine reported Sunday the CIA plotted in 1960 to kill Castro by supplying him with poisoned (ñgars, but never carried out the plan because there was no assurance Castro, would not give the (ñgaré to other pecjble. ^    t The Rocikefeller Commission' report was to be given officially to^y to the Senate investigating committee, which Wednesday will hear from CIA director William Colby testifying under tight security about the 1963 assassination of South Vietnamese President Nguyen Dinh Diem., A CJolby appearance before the House comnattee investigating the CIA last week was canceled when an internal dispute resulted in the resignation of its chairmaii, Lucien Nedzi, D-Mich. Rockefeller’s hint of Kennedy involvement in assassination plots resulted in a statement frewn two former aides «(rf Robert Kennedy, who accused the vice presiiient of ignoring the ccmdusioiis of Ms own report or “dehberately lying.” Daring late- night thieves pressed their luck over the weekend and' succeeded in entering Carney’s Drugstore, 102-104 S. Main St., Dpton, two ni^^ in a row in search of drugs. *Ppton Qty Police and Dpton Cdunty Sheriff’s deputi^ were still baffled by Fri(iay evenings’ break- in at the store when they were notified by employes SuQl^y that the thieves had once again entered the downtown building. • Store employes were busy oyer the weekend trying to assess the loss. ‘A variety of prescription drugs and pills were believed taken by the intruders. Pharmacrist Robert Bames was asked to give police a list of the stolen items andean estimate of loss. Die first CTtry irto the store was discovered Saturday morning when employes reporting for work ^ound plaster (» the main floor and a gaping hole in the high ceiling over the ‘ ma^ counters. A brief inspection revealed that the intruders had :aken drugs from the storaglenxiTi in the rear of the store. Police were called and an^ffort was made to retrace the steps of the burgiirs. Dpton Patrolman Gary Stout who followed the intricate path of the intruders said Saturday morning, “You need a road map to follow these guys.” Entry was gained by pushing up a ceiling panel to the H and R Block tax office, 109 W. Jefferson. St., "Tipton, and crawling across the ceiling in the offiiie to an overhead skylight. The skylight led to the' roof of the H and R Bl(x;k building. Once on the nxif the intruders pulled open a large steel covering over a window and entered vacant storage nxims above the drugstore. Police found two holes in the fl(X)ring where the thieves pulled 1^5 the fl(X)ring and kmxrked out the ceiling in the drustore below. It was believed that the thieves used a blanket rope to lower themsevles in to the drugstore to take the drugs? The method of entry was similar to that used on April 17 when the drugstore was also the target of nixrtumal visitors. At that time thieves dropped through the ceiling to steal a quantity of drugs. Die intricate path through the H. and R. Block offi(ie was not used previously, hovyever. No arrests were made in the April robbery and officers believe that the same thieves have entered each time. •The thieves are believed to be young men of small build because ‘ ofJ^he narrow holes in the ceiling. The thieves also would have to be capable of climbing a 20- f(X)t rope in the process. Officers said that entry through the H. and R. Block building was. in plain view of traffic (m West Jefferson Street. No reports have been receivéd, however, from anyone witnessing suspicious activity in the area during the early morning hours Saturday. Ford, Chrysler in red DETROIT (UPI) — Slumping sales and the investment of huge sums ' to meet the competition of fuel-efficient foreign cars ~wilL result in red ink performances for at least two U.S. auto companies in the third quarter of 1975, Wall Street analysts say. Ford Motor Co. could lose as much as $9.5 million in the July-September quarter and Chiller Corp., hardest hit by brugstore burglarized TI|Hod Police Bgt. Randy Horton looks up through the hole in the Carney Drug store ceiling where thieves dropped down to remove an undetermined quantity of drugs in two successive break-ins during the night Friday pad Saturday. Entry to the building was gained by a window adjacent to the H. and R. Block Co. roof. Tipton County Sheriff’s Deputy William Neher, in photo at right, points to the hole the intruders used to enter the H. and R. Block office to reach The roof. The thieves’ activity would have been in plain view of traffic on West Jefferson Street, officers said. the industry’s slump, may have a deficit as high as $52 million. It would be the fifth straight (quarterly loss for Chrysler. U.S. automakers- are making huge capital investments —as much as $6 billion by 1980 —to complete the biggest changes in the industry since the end of World War II. Die stimuli have been higher gasoline prices, govemnient pressure and foreign cars that accounted for a record one of every five sales in first five months of 1975. “Diey are trying to respond now to the fact that the American car has to fundam^ tally change due to goven^hent and public pressures for better fuel ecxxiomy,” said David Eisenberg of the New York firm of Sanford, Bernstein and Co. “Diey’ll rise to ■> the occasion,” he said. “Bút it will be expensive and it’s not going to happen easily.”    ^    • General ^feto^s will introduce a mini-car this fall and plans major size reductions in i(^ standards-size cars for 1977. Ford is planning to introduce a rtiini-car sometime in 1976 a%l its standard-size and luxury cars ^will be shortenend and lightened for 1977. (Continued on Page 7) Girl's death puzzling Dpton (bounty Cbroner Philip Nichols has. ordered a postmortem examination of a 15-year- old Atlanta girl whose sudden death at 11 p.m. Friday is still unexplained. ^ Die coroner said that Dorothy Kay Roe, 15, 345 E. (jounty Line Road, Atlanta, died in her home Friday evening while with a visiting girl friend. According to reports given Dpton County Sherriff Richard Segler and Coroner Nichols, the girls had been outside when the Roe girl “screamed loudly^v and ran hysterically” into the hbuse. She was found dead lying'over her bed, Nichols said. The coroner found the girl when he was summoned to bring an ambdance. Preliminary autopsy findings show that death was not due'to a heart attack or cerebral hemmorhage. Nichols said, however , natural causes have not been ruled out, but the results of a toxological examination are necessary to make final detennination of the cause of death. The coroner said there was no violence involved in the death. The teenager was|he daughter of Nellie Branum Roe and would have been junior at Dpton High School in the fall. Funeral services for Miss Roe will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at, the Young- Nichols Funeral Home with the Rev. Uoyd Barr officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Surviving in addition to the mother are two sisters, Ruth Ann Young and Tanya Roe, both of Atlanta; and three brothers, CMenn Liston of Tennessee and Michael and Daniel,' Roe, both of Atlanta. Friends may call at the funeral home anytime prior to services. WEATHER or tlniMlenMorms Partly sunny aad mild today. IncreastBf 80^ cool with food chance of showers or tonight. Considerable doadiness and warmer with'good diance of showers or thunderstorms Tuesday. High today midifie to upper lis. Low tonight low to mid-Ms. High Ibesday near 80. Southwesterly winds li-l$ m.p.h., becoming southerly 10-18 tonight, southerly IS-tO Tuesday. Piedpitatk» probabttity 80 per cent tonight and Tuesday. Indiana extended outlook Wednesday through Friday: Chance of rain Weihwoday with risk of afternoon showers and thunderstorms Thursday and Friday. A warm period. Highs 80s to near 80 south. Lows mainly ia Ms. \ f fc'jwuia baa ,rnm

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