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Delphi Carroll County Comet (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Delphi, Indiana Volume 17 wednesday april 4,1990 of ill uses 285-840 phones Delphi 564-2222 Flora 967-4135 number 14west Delphi Seyer tap okd by Delphi Council on the request of Don Brosman Dave Siga and Klieg motors in West Delphi the Delphi City Council approved a sewer tap in for the Throe businesses. Brosman outlined their proposal which had been done by Butler Fairman a Seufert inc. For a two sewer line. Its Cost was estimated at $30,000, to be divided equally Between the three. They prefer a four line installation which would Cost approximately $1,500 More. When the project is completed it will be part of the City of Delphi sewerage system. Jim Sawyer of 217 West North St. Discussed a problem of the Gulley tile and driveway sinking because of excessive water and asked consideration of correcting the \ problem. The City will Check to see what needs to be done and who is responsible for the costs incurred. Flood water in the backyard at the Ralph Heathcote property Are being examined by Randy Strasser Street commissioner who said the City can do the work itself weather permitting. Mayor Carolyn Wagner met recently with the Carroll county Industrial development corporation and the engineering contract for the new business on county property was signed innovative pork concepts has been constructing the facility two Miles South of Delphi just off us 421 for several months. Sandy Cooper requested Access to her property on main Street Best property. Plans Are to erect a garage Between the House and barn with a driveway to the garage. The project was approved. Kirk Brown represented Delphi Community High school at the meeting. A one year old radio costing $425, plus installation will be purchased for the Packer truck Basic water Plant superintendent Dick Van sickle reported the North clarified is Oul of service. The Cost of components necessary for its repair at $9,000 were approved. Strasser announced new trash pickup schedules beginning this week North of main Street thursday plus recyclables South of front Street Friday. Late this month or Early next recycling will continued Back Page this Section Absentee voting to begin april 9 Joan b. Nelson clerk of the Carroll circuit court has announced Absentee voting for the 1990 primary will begin monday. The last Date to vote Absentee at the clerks office is at Neon monday May 7. Any registered voter who will be absent from the county on election Day May apply for and vote an Absentee ballot in the clerk s office at the court House Between 8 . And 5 . On monday tuesday thursday and Friday or 8 until 12 on wednesday. Applications from confined voters and those out of the county Are also being accepted. Confined voters will be voted at the address designated on their applications on monday May 7. Military overseas and out of county Absentee applications requesting a j mailed ballot must be received by Midnight on May 3. Persons registered to vote and interested in voting Absentee should apply As soon As possible. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline dates. Contact the clerks office 317-564-4485, or your precinct committee person for information. Gov. Bayh is a a speaker readying the Garden All across the county Green thumbs Are starting to brighten up As gardens Are being worked and prepared with the coming of Spring weather. Wilhelm Peters of Camden was photographed tilling his Garden in preparation to Plant peas onions and potatoes. Peters a retired Farmer said his Garden attracts comments All year Long As one of the nicest in the area. In it a Quot Weed does t have a fighting Comet photo Indiana governor Evan Bayh will be keynote speaker at Carroll county a Jefferson Jackson Day dinner april 17. The nations youngest governor took office last january. Prior to being elected governor he was Secretary of state. In that position he extended his offices weekday Street to close a portion of South Washington St. Us 421 in Delphi will be closed later this month while the state High department works on the North Street viaduct the part of South Washington affected will be Between Prince William Road and Summit Street. Construction will begin april 16 and the Road is expected to be closed about 25 Days. Business hours at no expense to taxpayers and served As state recount commission chairman supervising recounts in four legislative races. Bayh is noted for speaking out against waste and mismanagement in state government. A prior to his election Bayh practice Law in Indianapolis. He received his bachelors degree from Indiana University Bloomington and his Law degree from the University of Virginia in 1981. The annual dinner will be at 6 30 . At the National guard armory in Delphi. Tickets Are $12.50 and Are available from precinct committeemen or from the Flower shoppes i amp ii in Flora and pop ii. The event is sponsored by the Carroll county democratic Central committee. The 1990 census a Ever gov. Evan Bayh counts the 1990 census is in full swing and everybody counts. Everybody needs to count anyway according to census personnel and in Diana officials. In 1980, a census under count Cost Indiana a congressional seat and at least $15 million in governmental funds. Everyone working on the census is hoping and anticipating that an under count won t happen again. Quot an undercoat is an under a a a a a a /. I or a 4 county farm ground is rented bids tor the Cash rent of the tillable acres of the county farm were taken at the county commissioners meeting monday. The two bidders were Mike Beale and Doug Duff both of it. 4, Delphi. Duffs bid of $85 per acre was the highest bid and was accepted. An agreement with Congdon engineering inc. Of Indianapolis was signed for the design and construction supervision of Bridge number 64 in Jackson township. An aluminium Box Culvert will replace the Arch Culvert on the old a Iundan Road in Delphi. Delivery is expected in three or four Days. Debco of Francesville will do the work. Replacement will take approximately two Days. Cost of the Culvert is $23,884.69. Bill Helvic was Given permission to move a building across the Corner of the county form property on or i Jon and or 650w. Helvie needed the extra space to make the turn. County Highway employees will not have a paid Holiday on election Day since the building will not be used for a voting place. Holidays for the Transfer station were verified. It will be closed on seven holidays new years Good continued Back Page this Section enumeration of the population or the number of people not counted in a decennial census Quot explains Jerry Mckibben chief demographer population studies division Center Indiana business research Center at the Indiana University school of business. Quot because of theting recount of approximately 100,000 hoosiers in 1980 we lost a congressional seat which Well have no Chance of recovering in this census count. The Federal funds that we lost ten years ago have negatively affected programs and planning in Road construction schools and social services Quot said Mckibben. Quot everyone has been hard hit by these cuts. The people who most need the services have often had to go without them. Trying to meet All the needs with a Lack of funds Means raising state taxes and this affects every Hoosier Quot added Mckibben. A Large under count in the 1990 census would again mean a substantial financial loss to the state of Indiana. Every resident not counted Means a loss of $175 per yet san funding of a family of four Doe hot respond to the 1990 census our Hoosier state will lose $7,000 from the government in the next ten years. What is being done to assure a More accurate count for the 1990 census Levels of census awareness have been created continued Back Page this Section merchants Comet sponsor easter colouring contest dinner music to Flora com Orth Community club i _ its Tualin meeting april 18 . High so dinner begins at Carroll cafeteria. Pre. Special provided regard 30 it offered entertainment will be by the Lafayette symphony string quartet and Carroll High school swing choir Quot Cougar blues. Door prizes will be awarded. Members will be contacted in dinner tickets but the meeting and dinner Are not limited to members. Tickets Are on Sale at Bright National Bank Eikenbery Fine furniture and the gift Box. A membership drive is in Progress and is open to anyone living in Flora or the surrounding area. Those interested should Contact Lucille Brown president at 967-3061 or Scott Ayres Vic president 967-4151. The Carroll county Comet is providing two $25 savings Bonds for the grand prize winners in an easter colouring contest. The event is sponsored jointly by area merchants and the Comet. Besides the $25 grand prizes merchants will award individual prices to their store winners. The grand prize winners will be selected in two age categories 4 to 8 and 9 to 12 from the individual store winners. Youngsters May enter the contest by colouring the picture on Page 4b in this Issue of the Comet and resuming it to the respective merchants sponsoring the contest. A the following rules will apply i. Contest open to children Ages 4-12 in this arca. Paint Pencil crayons or markers May be used to color the pictures.3. Entries must be received at each sponsor s firm no later than closing april to. Store hours May vary 4. Accuracy and neatness of appearance arc very important the judges decision will be final in All cases. 5. Entries should be mounted on 8 1/2 Inch by 11-Inch sheets of paper with the entrants name parents name and address Telephone number school and age. 6. Children of employees of the Comet will not be eligible for grand prizes.7. Each store Winner will receive a prize from the store. 8. Only one entry per child is allowed. Any child entering More than one picture will be disqualified. Sponsors for the contest arc Bringhurst Allbaugh a Brown contractors inc. Burlington Waddells Iga Market papa Louie s pizza Satin Flora Bank. Following Camden select seed hybrids Satin Bank. Delphi Flower Shoppe la suite farm insurance co., Salin Bank Horn funeral Home Dick Klieg motors in banking Center Wojy a a hallmark Holden pharmacy Clawson appliances mini mall Dairy Queen Brazier Mcgreevey a pizza King games to go Birchwood Manor living Center Oracle press Dave Siga the Andersons Calico plus. Flora the so Shine store Jackson Lee Pearson inc., Stephan Siga Trapps tiny togs adj designs Payne prescription pharmacy Eikenberry insurance service inc., Bright National Bank Helvie House movers inc., Flower Shoppe i state farm insurance cb., Salin Bank. Frey hearing set april 27 Carroll Superior court judge Jeffrey Smith granted a continuance for Joan e. Frey of Flora monday. The hearing will be held april 27 at 9 . Frey a former employee in the Flora town office was indicted by november 1988 a grand jury in january on five. Counts of theft from the town of Frey a position with the town was terminated shortly after she took a leave of absence to Doc. 27,1988. Counts audit in late 1988, it was suspected that More than $51,000 was missing from Flora utilities funds electric water and sewage. The period in question ranged from january 1985 to a state Board of a 02/26/91 gift 460 Indiana state Library archives division a Indianapolis in 46204-0000

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