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Brownfield News (Newspaper) - June 27, 1976, Brownfield, Texas 4 i Iii cd i it i a amp i bi., .15436 of a 75235 sunday june 27, 1976 volume 73 no. 52 16 pages�?2 sections 7<m included 7ttf j �?oshurnc44 since 1904 commissioners to meet monday taken at intermediate pm recovers portion of loot Brownfield police department received a Call june 23 from Dale sides. Uut&l-uietv4 b Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment. Sometimes it takes a Shock to bring people to their senses and perhaps the so called sex scandals in Washington will cause the american people to realize just How w tasteful our elected representatives have been in Washington. As one writer recently asked a what a $14,000 per year for someone who can t Type can to file and can t answer the Telephone. We thought that was the Norm for we really Are not ready to believe everything that the Blond from North Carolina has claimed. In fact one thing disturbs us because of All the congressmen who have been cited it seems that they Are All democrats. It makes us wonder. But we can fully understand How a congressman could succumb to such a temptation. Theft life style in Washington is so catered to and pampered that they run the risk of feeling anything but human most of us foul up the worst when we Start to think More highly of ourselves than we should. We Veall experienced that yet never seem to fully learn the lesson. We can understand Why a congressman feels somewhat superhuman because the american people have allowed with indifference the rituals of Washington. In april the Senate passed the new Federal budget for the coming year and in the midst of All the campaigning. Few people paid any Atten-.100 to it. The budget Calls for the expend it Ture of $412,600,000,000. In English that Means four Hundred twelve billion. Six Hundred million dollars. Another Way of putting it is a thousand million dollars a Day plus a extra thousand million for Petty Cash every monday. Or better still bus $47 million per bout and $13,063 every second of wry minute every Day All year. See inner views on Page 4 a principal at intermediate school that the gymnasium on that Campus had been broken into vandalized and several items taken. Friday morning officers said a portion of the stolen items had Bern recovered including four baseball bats two basketballs one volleyball five playground balls three softballs one baseball Glove and two Stop watches. These were confiscated on East Lake and East Hill. Four juveniles were involved in the damage and theft according to officers who said h is thought there were others who participated. A we received information about the stolen items from reliable sources a said a police spokesman. A people who really care what happens to their schools. We certainly appreciate the persons relating the information for without the assistance of local citizens it would be impossible to recover some stolen merchandise a sides reported $604.65 in equipment taken and approximately $1,000 in damages to the gymnasium. Entry to the gym was gained by prying open a door on the East Side. Reports said that what could not be destroyed was taken. Doors were kicked off hinges three fire extinguishers sprayed on the floor trophies broken Wall clocks a Mirror and three windows broken desks overturned filing cabinets emptied on the floor and All the Light bulbs broken. Items taken included trampoline cables and a trampoline bed. Seven footballs eleven basketballs Wall clock lights and bulbs six trophies eleven scrimmage jerseys two Stop watches fifteen baseballs three duffle bags one teacher s Ball and ten baseball bats. Tem entity commissioners will fact an eleven item Agenda when they meet in regular session at to o clock monday morning in the courthouse. They will examine and pay Hills hear monthly reports from the ambulance service and statistics from the outreach program and receive and consider bids for a pickup for precinct i a chair for the county judge and for a Buffer. Seal coating the streets at Wellman will he discussed and county intension agent Jim Poy is expelled to appear before the group with a request. A statement from the county of l l paso pertaining to jail standards will be Given and commissioners will consider emergency lights for vhf. R him Nai Ion Al weather Bureau says. I no ast through nest tues Day Calla for tempera urea to reach near the Century Mark in the of or rot Hois and to be in Tho Low 70a Al night. There la some Chance of evening and nighttime thunderstorms with skies to be portly Cloudy and winds variable. A Lions to sponsor tractor pull members of the Brownfield noon Lions and evening Lions will co sponsor a tractor pull thursday and Friday at the Rodeo Arena. This is the first such affair in this area and events will get under Way at 8o clock both nights. Weigh to starts at 2 o clock thursday afternoon and entry fee is $25. Thursday s Competition will include 4.000-Pound non Turbo with Jackpot and trophies 9,000 Pound super Stock $500 and trophies 7,000-Pound modified shoo and trophies and 15.000-Pound Turbo with Jackpot and trophies. Friday night s events will begin with the 12,000-Pound Turbo with Jackpot and trophies 9.000 Pound modified $500 and trophies 7,000-Pound super stink $500 and trophies and 12,000-Pound open $500 and trophies. Entries will be taken until one hour before the class is to run and concessions will be available on the grounds. Advance tickets Are available from the Brownfield chamber of Commerce and Lions club members. I tickets will be $3 for adults $1.50 for children under 12, and pre school children will be admitted free. Further information May be obtained by calling Darwin Cargill Robert w. Baumgardner Warren Yeager or Robert Becker. Hides belonging to the sheriff s department. At 2 . Pat Martin representative of South Plains association of government spa Gwill appear before the league to Complete season final activities for the Terry county Little league will begin at 7 o clock monday evening. June 28. Two All Star games will be played with the pee wee league All Mars playing the minor league honorable mention team and the minor league All stars competing with the major league honorable mention team. After these games which both Start at 7 o clock All teams from the major minor and pee wee leagues will he introduced on the Field and awards presented. At that time the major league All Star team will be announced. A cd radio will be Given away after other activities Are made in july 3 Observance Bill Noble Terry county Bicentennial committee chairman announced this week that a change has been made in the Observance to be held Here july j. Originally the program included Quot Uncle same lot Dunlap of Abilene who will not be present. Noble said that the special guest will be Quot rocking chair Eddie Nicholson who appeared several weeks ago at the first Baptist Church. Residents Are urged to make plans now to attend these special activities which will begin at 8 15 . Saturday july 3, in the american legion memorial amphitheatre in Coleman Park. After the program a display of fireworks will be presented. By Era Sears in correspondent or. And mrs. Joe Knight and children of 912 e. Ripley have had some very special guests the past month her Mother mrs. Kathe jangling of Guttenbrunne strip West Germany and a very close Friend and her husband Hermann and Heidi Bauml of Wiesenthal West Germany. Mrs. Jungling was very excited Over her first trip to America and seeing Daugin ter Gisela and son in Law Joe. But she said most of All she wanted to meet her grandchildren Robert 5, and Sonja. 2. America does t look like i thought it would. I can to believe its so Beautiful said mrs. Jungling. Quot Giesela tried to Tell me Bat you just have to Ace it to know How and pretty it is. Mrs. Bauml said Quot texans Are so Friendly. We be Only been Here four weeks and feel like we have known the neighbors the night the guests fir in Germany arrived All of the Knight s neighbors went Over to meet them and Welcome them to Brownfield and America. Quot America is so . But i like it a said Hermann Bauml. Mrs. Knights father make the trip and she has a brother Sigfrid of Munich Germany and three Sisters All married and living in Germany. This was the first time mrs. Knight and her Mother had seen each other in seven years. Joe Knight met the former Giesela Jungling in August of 1963, while he was stationed with the . Army in Nuremberg. They were married there april 6, 1966, and returned to America in december of that year. On a six weeks leave the couple visited Brownfield and mrs. Knight was introduced to one of the biggest sandstorms Ever. A i did no to know what to think it was so awful a she said. At the time. Knight was stationed at fort Hood and remained there until january of 1968. When he was sent to Okinawa for a year and to Viet Nam two years. During this time mrs. Knight moved to Brownfield to make her Home until he was discharged april 21. 1970. During her time of waiting she attended Brownfield High for a year to learn the English language better. In 1969, she returned to Germany for a visit. In Germany mrs. Knights father is a Brick Mason and her Mother works in a paint factory. Hermann is employed at a plastic factory and Heidi is a waitress in a restaurant. See Gehman on Page 4a impressed with Friendly people three visitor Cron Germany were quite ins pressed with Brownfield and America the Friendly people and the Tan they acquired while Bere for a month. The guests were the Mother and friends of mrs. Joe Knight of 912 e. Ripley. Pictured during the visit from the left Are mrs. Knight her Mother mrs. Kathe jangling of Muser Gutte bran nato West Germany and friends Hermann Ami held Bauml of Wiesenthal West Germany. Mrs. Jangling is from a City of about 25,000, and the Banzai live i a Small Village of 900. News Foto by Bruce Davis i sandals destroy loot intermediate entry and damage to the gym Nahalum at late freed Tole school As Well As Lees of Ever $600 in equipment was reported to Brownfield police deportment wednesday of last week by principal Dale sides. Photo to the left is of the office area where everything was 0%rtirued, cont Oats of draw and Shell is emptied Ante the flow and personal trophies belonging in physical education teachers destroyed. Photo to the right la in the actual gymnasium Are sad is what is left of the trampoline Able and the Bod of the Trampler wore taken. I news Foto by Stoat Thomas i it osts to lean repair Many hours of labor will have Lobo Spont in donning up the gymnasium floor at into Modale school. Eire extinguisher in the loft background it emptied on the boor and then the chemical powder scattered with a Broom by % sandals who entered the Structure. After doing Athit All the damage possible they then loft with Ripen a Ive equipment. Dale sides principal estimated damage a a the gym of to ,060. Be Soto by Celeste Thomas

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