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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - August 8, 1977, Burnet, Texas
A in a business in Burnet up or Down see pages 12,13 a monday edition a every tragedy 25 reveals some truth the Burnet county see Page 4 vol. 104 no. 59 Auguste 1977 collision claims life of Marble Falls Man Marble Falls a two car collision Here wednesday claimed the life of Ralph a. Stinger 28 of Marble Falls when the car in which he was Riding was broadside in the intersection of . 1431 and Northwood drive a sending the 1966 Plymouth into the Gas pumps of the Shamrock station on the Southeast Corner of the intersection. Stingel was Riding with his wife Yolanda 16, and her brother Carlos Carcia jr., 19, when their car driven by Garcia was struck on the passengers Side by a 1974 Buick driven by Martin r. Mcmillan 19, of Lakeview Village trailer Park. Mrs. Stingel who was Riding in the Back seat and Garcia were trapped in the car for a Short ally. Gen. Hill due in Burnet tomorrow Burnet a state attorney general John Hill is due in town tomorrow at 5 30 . Up a reception in his Honor at the Highlander inn sponsored by local democrats Camm Lary or. And Sam Paschall. Hill who has been Active in Public Utility committee hearings and various controversies in the courts including the recent denial of television coverage of executions is expected to make a bid against governor Dolph Briscoe in the upcoming democratic primary. A 7 30 . Reception in Llano is also slated As Hill makes a turn through the area to see if the Hill country is or is not Hill country. City Council postpones meeting Burnet the Board of trustees of the Burnet consolidated Independent school District will do double duty at their next gathering. The August 16 meeting will be followed by a Public hearing concerning the 1977-78 budget for d. At 8 . At Burnet High school. Tax rates will also be set at that time. Third Bertram merchant files for Beer wine sales Burnet Samuel l. Kindred proprietor of Shorette drive in inc., became the third Bertram merchant to apply for a permit to sell Beer and wine for off pre misos consumption when he filed with county clerk Wayne Barton August 2. A hearing to consider the application is scheduled for 10 . August 17 in county court. Shorette drive in located one Quarter mile East of the intersection of . 243 on the North Side of Highway 29, joins Knight s country Corner and Bertram Texaco As enterprises taking advantage of last month s vote which declared Bertram All applications for the Sale of Beer and wine must be filed with the county clerk and posted for two weeks prior to a hearing before the county judge who considers the Case before approving or rejecting the application. Of the judge after hearing All arguments pro and con approves the application it is sent along to Austin where the liquor control Board issues the permit after payment of a fee by the applicant. A meeting open to the Public. Grissom s office has set a goal of covering 95 per cent of the taxable property in the District. Presently collections Are just Over 91 per cent. The tax office keeps Busy trying to discover the unaccounted property which few owners Are Quick to report. B in time while Marble Falls firemen sprayed the wreckage and a group of volunteers worked quickly to remove them from the car which damaged the Gas pumps and Bent the heavy steel structural supports of the Gas station awning. Mcmillan was eastbound on . 1431 at about 7 . When his car collided with Garcia s Plymouth which was southbound on Northwood. Mcmillan was taken to Shepperd Hospital with cuts and abrasions. He was later released. Stingel was pronounced dead on arrival. Garcia and mrs. Stingel were also taken to Shepperd and then transferred during the night to Brackenridge in Austin. Reinhard Reeh the responding officer said no citations had been issued and As of late thursday the incident was still under investigation. A .4 funeral services for Stingel were held at 10 . Saturday at Clements funeral Home. He is survived by Yolanda and a daughter Shona also his parents or. And mrs. Paul Stingel of Marble Falls and his sister Selene Riley of Lamesa. Equalization Board meets today Burnet taxpayers with questions about their school tax assessments will have a Chance to address the Board of equalization at its meeting today at 9 . In the school tax office. Assessor collector John gris som and Board members Ramsey Clinton Houston Hill and mrs. . Glimp will assemble in wreckage of fatal Auto commissioners meet Stratton a equipment Cassie Independence listed among Agenda items Burnet with county attorney Gene Stratton out of town the ticklish subject of office equipment has been entrusted to his Secretary june Mcgilvray at today s county commissioners meeting convening at 9 . In commissioner s court. Stratton s last request for a second phone line and dictation equipment was once again refused and met with virtual physical threat As the commissioners arose from their chairs and surrounded the county attorney where he sat. Mrs. Mcgilvray will also present a request for the 15 volume West s Texas forms for the county Law Library. The Law Library formerly housed on the ground floor of the court House is now divided Between Stratton s and District judge d. V. Hammond s offices. Also on the Agenda is a presentation by reidel Wilson concerning the prospects of establishing an Independent Volunteer fire department in the Cassie subdivision. Cassie is currently part of the Buchanan Community Center Volunteer fire department but during the recent period of divisiveness within acc Mfd the Cassie firefighters bought their own truck and Are now investigating the prospects of becoming a separate department serving Cassie Laguna Vista Rocky Point and Clear Creek. The commissioners will finalize the Sale of the old Library building to the presbyterian Church. Two plats will be submitted to the commissioners one from Ron metzer for Hickory Cove Lake estates and the other a revised plat will a presented by Don Sherman for lot 160, Meadow lakes Section 1, a letter from the sheriff s office will also be entered into the record. Of Board of trustees meets tonight Marble Falls the Board of trustees of Marble Falls schools will meet tonight with a full slate of business most of it entered around preparation for the 1977 78 school year. The 6 30 . Meeting in the District administrative offices will consider revision of the Calendar bread and Dairy bids renewal of the Bank depository contract with Home state Bank and the most Businesslike disposition of food waste and Slop generated by the school cafeterias. Other items on the Agenda include setting a Date for the 1977 78 budget hearing authorization of the Driver s education program assignment of coaches and the presentation of a Progress report of the 1977 Board of equalization. The Board will conduct a closed door executive session Early in the evening to discuss personnel. Marshals actions under study Bertram Council also considers local tax on Beer wine permits Bertram a problems of municipal Law enforcement and the possibility of charging a local fee for Beer and wine permits Are among the items slated for discussion at the City Council meeting tomorrow at 7 . At the old school building Here. Citizen grievances against Bertram marshal j. M. Zukie Bonnett have been simmering for several weeks since they first boiled up in a group protest in county attorney Gene Stratton s office in Burnet. The Bertram citizens who were upset by Bonnett s Zeal and priorities were told by Stratton that the Case should properly be handled by the City Council. A representative of the alcoholic beverages commission was expected to appear at the upcoming meeting but he has Send word that he will be unable to attend. The Council will go ahead with its discussion of charging for local Beer and wine permits not in excess of 50 percent of the state fee. The plan would net municipal revenues from the increasing number of Bertram merchants who have applied for permits for off premises Sale of Beer and wine since the City voted wet last month. So far three merchants have applied for permits. Other items on the Agenda Are discussions of an ordinance to establish a City tax rate the Ball Field the proposed fire Hall construction Street lights the housing authority and bulk trash pickup twice a year Bertram has been carting off the larger trash which is not removed in the usual garbage collection rounds. The Council will consider a Date for the fall bulk collection
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