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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 28, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Inc p. O. Box Dallas Texas 7535 Burnet Burnet s new Industrial Park will soon be gaining its second member As soon As the Johnston inc. Manufacturing Plant can construct its new building. Kenneth Nail vice president in charge of manufacturing for Johnston wednesday announced plans which Call for the company to expand operations and move to the Burnet Industrial Park. The company presently employs approximately 40 employees in Burnet and expects to nearly double this work Force in the near future Nall said. He added that the annual payroll will increase to around $325,000. A score for the the new building will be constructed next to the Continental Telephone company. Community acceptance of the Johnston company s expansion and move to the Industrial Park has met with great acceptance. Burnet mayor . Kassaw told the bulletin Friday that Quot it s great to see the Johnston company Prosper in Burnet. We re fortunate to have them he added that the Burnet Industrial Park organization is continuously striving to facilitate the Park and Hopes to seek out More industries for locating in the Burnet Complex. . Rancher chairman of the Burnet Industrial 1>ark Board said he Quot expects the Industrial Complex to really but he added Quot we know it will not do it Over Fancher said he was very Happy to see the Industrial Par Johnston Johnston company decide to build at the Industrial Park. He commented that the Quot new building will be providing much nicer facilities for employees and will allow the company to expand its work Force Fancher said that other announces companies Are expressing an interest in relocating to Burnet but Quot could not give any Burnet s schools Hospital and churches Are instrumental in companies desiring to relocate to Burnet Fancher said. Burnet chamber of Commerce president Jerry Cozby feels the same Way other Burnet business people do and sums his thoughts up by adding a they be Johnston has been an asset to our Economy Ever since they be been in Burnet and we re especially pleased to have them on our Industrial Colby added Quot it will have a great economic Impact on Burnet s Economy and be real Ald to a lot of working people who May now be having to drive into Austin for employment Quot a monday edition a Burnet girl sues 15c Over Cage rules vol. 104 no. 15 3 sections 18 pages february 28,1977 merchant Campaign focuses on Courtesy service week this is the fourth week of the Hill country merchants Campaign to acquaint readers with the advantages of doing business in the great Hill country area. Your response has been Gratifying. Although Quality and fair prices Are important in every business transaction service can be the real difference Between a Purchase that fulfils your need and desire and one that is unsatisfactory frustrating and even costly. Quot Courtesy and service week Quot is the Banner under which the Hill country business Community welcomes you this week. All Hill country business firms Are dedicated to service for every customer distinguished service expert service satisfactory service in the buying process and after the Sale. Read sections b and c in today s Issue and visit the Fine business firms represented. To Neiman Marcus Burnet cleanup Campaign gaining momentum Page a2 special meeting called Marble Falls City Council 7 . Today Marble Falls planning and zoning commission 7 . Tuesday Marble Falls Merlin Magerkurth of Marble Falls filed Friday afternoon for a place on the Marble Falls City Council. Magerkurth filed for the position of retiring Alderman . Schnelle and at this Point is unopposed with the filing deadline Only two Davs away. Schnelle has held seven two year terms on the Council and told the bulletin in Early january that he did not intend to seek re election. Marble Falls mayor Dean Chafee and Duane Michel have both filed for re election and Are As yet unopposed. Ayaay pal a Prague i mated Bow or she it aisle so Paul m by imm pet la garments Pisa a a a a a a a a children s Wear by Tbs hundreds Ara manufactured Dary at the Johnston inc. Plant in Barnet Texas. Wednesday is filing deadline for City school Board posts the garment Industry is beginning to realize that Burnet Texas is contributing its share of Fine exclusive childrens clothing of such marketing giants As Neiman Marcus Saks 5th Avenue Sakowitz lord and Taylor and Many More such leaders in the Field of finer childrens Wear. For Over four years the Johnston inc. Manufacturing company has been producing exclusive childrens Wear in Quot Down town Quot Burnet. The Johnston company a family business begun 46 years ago was founded by . And . Johnston two Brothers from Wylia a suburb of Dallas. Four years ago the company found itself looking for a geographic location for expansion of company operations. According to Marie Banka manager of the Burnet Plant tha company liked what they saw of the Burnet area and decided to locate a Plant in Burnet. Mrs. Banks said the available labor Force and pleasant living conditions available in the Burnet area were deciding factors for the Burnet move. Quot i m a Burnet girl and All of our employees Are from Burnet or areas close by Quot comments mrs. Banks. Like herself the employees comment that Quot we enjoy our work it lets us get out of the House and do something on our own,.&Quot mrs. Banks Alao pointed out that Quot there is never a Dull moment around the Plant at present the company with 40 employees is occupying an old Church building on Hwy 281 but announced wednesday Plant to or at the school administration building. Voter registration forms May be completed at the county courthouse. Absentee voting for the election begins March 14 and continues through March 29. Magerkurth files for of City Council from Burnet Faut a mammi Jammi photo by no nope Iii iss there Are just two More Days by wednesday All candidates file for City or school Board for school Board or City Council in Ces or Register to vote for the Burnet Marble Falls or Bertram pril 2 elections. Must have filed either at City Hall inside bulletin All District basketball team named Page c6 using Laid tha labor Force at tha new Plant it expected to double and will reflect in Annuel payroll increasing to nearly $325,000. Mrs. Banka said company intentions Call for possible completion of the new be Quot somewhere Bor Hood of 75 deye.1 May or Early june in the target Tor Poi div new building to m me Netgn-a the end of production link Zapar Uliari Ara in nun impacting Campla Tad in Loti move to the Burnet Industrial Park which is located on Hwy. 281 South. Quot our business it booming and the demand for Quality exclusive childrens Wear is increasing to tha Point where we just can not produce fast enough Quot mrs. Banks said. Kenneth Nail company vice president in charge of Man tact
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