Brownwood Bulletin in Brownwood, Texas
29 May 1977

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29 May 1977

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Brownwood Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 29, 1977, Brownwood, Texas Fiddling la Ald Lune fiddlers once so popular it Central Texas especially prior to work War 11-have seen their ranks thin along with their following in the last generation but at least one near legend is passing along what he knows what up in a new sunday feature the bulletin presents capsules of information dealing with a variety of subjects including books records movies and trivia it helps our readers know at a glance exactly Quot what a skywriting those Central texans who Are always watching the sky with a purpose Wal find the coming month of june to be very interesting. The month includes the Quot longest Days of the Yaar and the Start of Suluner As Well. Page 12a Brownwood bulletin Brownwood tapas 74901 sixty four Fagot today sir sections is doily is sunday sunday May 29 i 9 7 7 voium0 r a no 19 2 a Nita Bryant scheduled Freedom Nite entertainer Anita Bryant will headline an Independence Day weekend spectacular the night of sunday july 3, in Cen Tex stadium at Brownwood sponsors of Quot Freedom Nite 77�?� said last week in statements for release this morning. The american birthday Celebration featuring miss Bryant whose efforts opposing a Gay liberation Quot sanctions have drawn National attention will begin at 8 . On the eve of july 4. Tile Celebration was moved from its original site at Lake Brownwood to the football stadium after interest mushroomed and a crowd of As Many As 10,000 was predicted. The Holiday program will also include the old Glenn Miller orchestra a religious music program plus a professional fireworks display. Brownwood is proud to have miss Bryant Honor the Community with this special program and the people of the Community endorse All americans right to Freedom of speech a Overall project chairman Kroner Pitts said. 1 he former miss America contest runner up Singer and spokeswoman for the Florida Citrus commission has gained National attention in recent months for her opposition to a Dade county Miami Florida ordinance which would make it illegal to discriminate against homosexuals in housing or employment county voters there will decide the Issue june i. In Texas miss Bryant was in die it spotlight again last week As the president of the state bar i or St cancelled thursday and then rescheduled an appearance by the entertainer in Houston on june i. Bar president Gibson Gayle said his initial action was prompted by reports that Security would be a problem Pater reports indicated otherwise the associated press reported this weekend and the decision was reversed Pitts noted that his program committee decided not to cancel miss Bryant s appearance Here regardless of other actions taken elsewhere meanwhile committee appointments Are now being made to insure that the program is a titling Salute to americans Independence. Other gestures of patriotism Are also being planned in connection with the show pita said and will be announced in coming weeks. A native of Tulsa okla., Mill Bryant gained National attention by appearing with Arthur Godfrey where she won his latent scout program contest. Soon after she represented Oklahoma in the miss America contest and was named first runner up. From there she built her reputation on popular and religious recordings and has recently published several books Anita by Yant july 4 appearance summer scene the memorial Day Holiday weekend signals the beginning of serious summer activity throughout Central Texas. No doubt some of that Aoa tei Eore time activity will be devoted to Clearing lawns of the likes of this Ennd Rioa which detracts from their appearance despite its Beauty Here. Bulletin photo by Raymond Bethel Central Texas to observe memorial Day with events monday morning members of Aren veterans organizations will join to Lead ceremonies in the annual Observance of memorial Day the Day chosen to remember americans fallen men and women who made the supreme sacrifice to uphold our country s Freedom. At Daybreak monday morning Joe Upham and Miles Holloway members of Brownwood disabled american veterans chapter 45, will set the american Flag at a staff at the Coggin Park mortal. At the same time Bill Martin dept. Commander of the work War i veterans of America and Rev. Ernest Roper retired methodist minister will be setting the National colors at half staff at Greenleaf in cemetery. Starting at to . Monday at the Coggin Park memorial members of the Dav will be joined by members of american legion Post 196, veterans of foreign wars Post 3278, and world War i veterans of America for a 30-minute memorial service. Joe Latham of the Dav chairman of the event will serve As master of ceremonies. At to ., Debbie Allen daughter of or. And mrs. Ernest Wayne Allen and a student at Brownwood High school will sound Quot Assembly Call. Mrs. Ernest Roper and members of world War i veterans and the american legion will Lead in the singing of the National Anthem. Rev. Roper will offer the memorial Day prayer. James Gilley vow Post commander Don Brewer of the american legion and Milton Holloway and Joe Latham both of the Dav chapter will jointly place a Wreath at the base of the Coggin Park memorial. Following a memorial Day speech Rev. John Dowd will give the Benediction. Miss Debbie Allen will sound Quot laps to close the ceremony. Immediately after the service members of the american legion will travel to Zephyr to perform a similar ceremony. The Public is cordially invited to attend one or both of these services. La. Lewis Miller will present fiddles set toes a Tappin Goldthwaite bbl a the fiddlers and guitars Sang out across the Green of the county Park As Goldthwaite hosted the third annual Mills county fiddlers festival saturday. Thirty seven fiddlers and a Host of guitar pickers gathered from around the state to compete for prize Money and the grand Champion trophy in the Texas old time fiddlers Assn. Sanctioned event when the last reel and breakdown was played Terry Morris Winner of the 19-49 age group was declared grand Champion of the afternoon and went Home with the winners trophy plus $75 for coming in first in his class. Two of the crowd s favourites of the afternoon were fiddlers who weren t in Competition but were certainly crowd-pleasers�?87 year old a a pop Harris of san Saba and five year old Keith sewed. Although pop s fiddle does t play quite As Well a it used to he was Able to give a Sample of the Fine music that set Many a toe to tapping Over Many decades. Keith who plays a fiddle that suits his size showed that he has the ability to Start that climb that could take him to fiddle and Bow stardom. He was cited by the judges for Quot extraordinary fiddling for his see events on Page 2a see fiddles on Page a school Money stalemated state agencies face demise by Lee Jones associated press writer Austin Tex. A a Quot Sunset Bill Quot putting 175 state agencies Lin tier a death threat Between now and in was on its Way to gov. Dolph Briscoe s desk saturday. Meanwhile a House Senate conference committee on school finance remained in stalemate. Senators continued to remit House demands for the state to absorb a greater share of the foundation school program sad taut local taxes. A Nhi Jet Tater ate Mooter in of do Taw Moun my legislators sent Briscoe a laundry ast of Bills. High Points included measures that would allow doctors to comply with patients Quot using wills and Stop artificial life support measures in terminal Teet without subjecting themselves to lawsuits or criminal prosecution. A upgrade the 31 county supported Domestic relations courts to state supported family District courts with jurisdiction Over a Broad array of civil and criminal a create 29 at Dietrict cowls Orinda seven in hoes ton four in Dallas and two in Austin where most suits contesting state Agency actions Are tiled. Allow a five Day Grace period after a car inspection certificate expires. A Compromise a Sunset Bill won Senate approval 17-13, despite opposition from Sens. Tom Creighton a Weatherford Bill moored Bryan and Peyton Mcknight a Tyler. Quot under this Bill we would be plagued every session by a Bunch of employees lobbying to keep their jobs end we now would Bodah a single Agency a agriculture Survey losses still Hurt producers Bottos met. Hrs a awl Cua re it Minim Arr it the it Atalim crated la retral and hat Traza that Arr a car lord by by trial Porr and l Echt Ca. Par Chr pail m Yran Atar i. Spa i a made a aaa Aal agr cultural a rvs Al Thoar m Rama or to Mettr Maura yer kurd Irwin Baar tar tryt Baa in year pm ird or ural to Arr Al data with whirl to agr v growth Arda liar Al in agr1b�tar�i la Ivarra Arn re by tp4i. By lash Lashbrook bulletin Suh writer i Lait of four part series the agriculture Outlook for Brown and Comanche counties appears Bright for 1977. However the Farmer and the ranchers Are still operating at losses. Profits from agriculture Are going elsewhere to the middleman not the Farmer and rancher. The first part of this series showed that the agriculture economic picture in the 36-county area served by Texas Power and Light co. Had generally improved in 1976 when compared to 1975 and had reached its second highest year since 1961. Parts two and three gave a detailed examination of last year s agriculture experience in Brown and Comanche counties the last part of the series will present some comments from the agricultural agents of Brown and Comanche counties about the Outlook for 1977 and some observations by or. John Cadenhead president of the Brown county Independent cattlemen s Assn. Chuck Threet Brown county agricultural agent said that while there should be a better Gross income in 1977 compared to 1976, Farmers and ranchers will Sui realize very Low if any profit. Looking Over crops and livestock threat said Cotton and livestock returns should remain about the same As last year. However he added so far this year there has been no Relief in meat prices. He also pointed out that Grain prices probably wont be As Lavo Rable especially in wheat and Oats even though grains should have a considerable increase in yield. There will be a better yield in sorghum Small grains and Hay and there should be a slight increase in Peanut yield. Gross income from furs should be quite a bit higher i Greet said. Floyd key Comanche county agricultural agent echoed three when he said the general Outlook was for a higher Gross income in most categories. However he added the final net profit i the Bottom line realized by the Farmer and rancher is usual is a questionable a tem especially at this Point in the crop Sand livestock season. Small Grain and sorghum prices will be Down a bit key said but increased yields will hold up the income figure. Fruits and vegetables should increase both in yield and in prices due primarily to a better season weather Wise. One big increase key expects will be in the Pecan crop in Light of the Low yield last year and the better Field conditions this Yaar. Ust year Comanche county pecans Gross sales Wert 6200,000, a drop of $800,000 below the Gross income figure tor 1975. Feed seed and forage production including Hay should remain fairly steady this year key said. In general he said while the livestock Price Outlook is a lot better this year next year 1978 should prove exceptionally Good. He added that prices Are up Flo a too pounds at the present time. There is a possibility of a slight decline in the hog Market because to the availability of greater numbers of hogs nationwide is bringing prices Down. Turkey production this year should be equal or better than last year with prices up slightly Dairy Gross income should be up slightly again due to inflationary Price increases. Wool production Gross income will be up a bit with Price increases but with same poundage realized. Last years Wool of 220,000 pounds brought a Gross income of $166,000 a $28,000 increase Over 1975. Quot this Spring has been exceptionally Good a key said Quot a the Range has improved Over bae Lubbe a Page a to t. Ii fits i it a a than off i is y up a a a Vij i said Moore who Heads the state affairs committee. J a voice vote in the House completed the legislative proc Ess and sent the measure to the governor. Quot really i think we have a system Bere that puts the bureaucracy in the defense for the tint time a rep. John Wilson a la Grange told the House. Personally i think it will take an act of god to Aholt a stale Agency but i congratulate amma186999 jew he we Mai a Mhz a wet. Pih Hottowe of grand Saline. Tsuk in Quot. A Quot a. Piddling Many five year eld Keith sewed of Mas plays a a 1 a w in % we awing a break a Artiea at Goldthwaite saturday Wofle Tersoni imry f id diag far pfc age Al the no connies my in pet i is Grandfather rec Ris. 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