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Ballinger Ledger (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Ballinger, Texas Microfilm so Ltd a s Vic i Crof i i or. Gunter inc a o. Rox be i56 drills to. 7523 vol. 81 no. 51the Ballinger Ledger published monday and thurs Day at 71 i Hutchings Avenue Ballinger. Texas subscription rate $4 95 per year in Runnels county $5 fill1 per year elsewhere Ballinger Texas 76821, monday december 21. I to 10c per copy 6 pages phone All departments s6s-3boi Secondi slime around v till wanderers during Tho depression of the 1920�?Ts, americans wee accustomed to the is j lit of hoi it its. I i icy camped along Railroad tracks begged from dont to door end sometimes were a Monaco to householders. , we have a new Chis of Hobo we Call them a Street i hey congregate in the Vicinity of colleges and univ Critie and arc Trout Teshome to respectable Eom unit in in like the hobos of the past. The a Street peo a be d toil Likely to have Money in their pockets a Cheek from mom and dad or the welfare the Nart ment. Some of the a Street people a tin new wanderers have sizable illegal incomes from the Sale of marijuana i gtd. Peed and heroin. They Are a key part of the drug culture. No one can sax How main of these drop out it from a working soviet Are to be found in in country today. They May Imber Hundred of thou and Quot scam of them live in commune in cities and r a. Area it a her Quot in hit campuses tiny a a the e no a St i hex can to it a e a float inking Pic Jar at sol f til of menace to oar Ltd get ,. J att the Columbia broadcasting system recently Foueti cd a Hilt n on a i Menein in Are of i he Quot reel pen in a a a it a i report on groups of them who hav e drifted Iii o Kon a it re marijuana grows built a in great abundance Ila a a Quot get people Cut the marijuana at night is Hen ii is reads for Harvest and peddle it to support their life of indolence. The head of the Kaas state Bureau of inst in inn reported that the wanderers came into tin Tate from Many parts of t la i Ilion. They have the lined up wit organized crime groups on the West oat. Helicopters Are used by organized criminal Eden id a a i r i id 11 a marijuana Ila re ested by Ila a a Strep to pc pie. Some people excuse the wan Iii a a a saving t hat t hey Are idealist. Btu idealists Don t Ped it it Dot More Var tit a Street people Arentt seeking True collation like unit Hermit sects id the past. I lit a Street people decline to cooperate Vav it ii conventional society. Thex express hatred for tilt orderly life. At the it ame time they Alo want to extract everything possible from conventional Soe text in tin Way of financial assistance. They try to obtain welfare payments and free medical care. The a Street people of the 1970�?Ts deserve the Label of parasite. They want to live Olf the Host Community of employed responsible citizens. They talk a a love a and a a sharing but they want to take from society and give nothing in return. They Arentt utopian for t hey hav c no vision of a better society. They merely want to exploit tin society in which they live and take advantage of its generosity and tolerance. Continued Oil rage 5 Allison Nunn Miller rate tops in local Home decorations event i Winner. In Balli?1 r s Home decorations contest were announced Friday morning by the chamber of Commerce. Fir ire in Overall decorations went to Allison xxi eighth is. Larry Rives promoted while in Germany Wei Bruckn Germany a Barry la hive i son of or my mrs. C t rive. 147 Lamar St. Winters Tex. A recently promote j to army first lieutenant while Servile with the a. S. Army Materiel command. Europe near Wei Trucken Germany. A logistics officer in the command it Rives entered the army in november 1969 and a last stationed at fat. Lee a. V i. Graduate of Winters High school he received a Bachelor of arts degree in psych Holo y Iii 1969 from tile University of Texas at Austin. The i a a Ltd. It Fri Ria is w till him in Germany. Set a a a or i place in Overall decorations a Quot awarded to Dill Ion Quot at 60b f Orth Street. Top prize in Tho tree visible from the a reel division went to a b. Nunn us Sharp venue second place was a aided c Al Adair by tenth Street. For the Quot Decora d door. First prize went to Lydia and Lori Miller. 301 twelfth St Dace was awarded Joe de Turnam bit fifth St. Winners Are refines Ted to pick up their prize Money at the chamber of Commerce Only 4 shopping Days til Christmas a Sci stems to shoo Bai under a a a free parking All this week Daniel Standley gets Usan unit award i s or forces Guam a St of sergeant Daniel d Standley of 1412 Mason St summer Wash. Has been recognized for helping his former unit Cati the i s. Air Force outstanding unit award with the combat a a a device or valor. Sergeant Standley was a member of the strategic air command Quot a 3rd air division now eighth in Force headquartered at Anderson Mfd Guam. The sergeant now a r Al estate amp of Quot to accounting specialist with i 43rd Strate in Wing at Anderen will a it or the award ribbon with a device As a permanent decoration the division Winch was inactivated March 31 and replaced by eighth air Force a Quot cited for exceptional a meritorious service in Supi it Ort of military it Perati a is in Southeast a Iron starch 2, 1969 to March 31. 1970 a eighth air Force the famed bomber Zimmand that waged the air offensive Gamst nazi Germany in world War la. S a major component of Sac. The eighth conducts All Sac operation Quot in a Southeast a Quot a and the Western i Acme sergeant Standley is a la a 1 a if summer Gigli school lbs wife do lie s the Dau of or and or Quot i enc v Irden of it i. Winter Quot Tex Sant is helpers a ? 15 i appearance of local students in one of tin rooms at Ballinger elementary school this Christmas. Fui Tho face Quot of the Pupil Quot became the faces of the elves surround 1 y Tov Shoji at to e North pole. Ledger staff photo. Bearcats experience 14th Cage Victory Down Coleman 71-48 thursday a full press court by Tho Ballinger bearcats enabled the Host team to take a 71-48 Victory Over the previously unbeaten Coleman Blu cats in a District 8aa tilt. With a Lead of As much As 25 Points at a time the bearcats were ahead 21-9 at the end of the first Quarter. Loading the bearcats in scoring was Stanley Field with 20 Points. Following behind him were Steve Routh with 18 Nasa Mem i 16 r Hearn w Ith to and Kerry Brown with 7. A the sea in in Jit Quot Hamlin tonight for game Quot at 6 15 and 8 p m. Tuesday to. V la Pius at o la and tvs. A. A they re Sti Dent made a putting the last minute touches on one of tilt pan decorations that was to go up above the chalkboard Thi Quot student took to the floor for ease in mating the drawing. Most of the decorations throughout the elementary school w Ere made by students Hedger staff photo i Happy Mew ear

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