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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 26, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Beauties set i to compete miss Rouw r. O. Box l �?~3b 2. -.11.13, iv1xj3 i?-35 Highland lakes the Highland lakes area has not Only become famous for its fishing but is now rivalled by Beauty contests. Competition for the title of miss Highland lakes reaches its Peak soon As the miss Kingsland and Junior miss Kingsland pageants Are scheduled for saturday at the Kingsland country club followed by the miss Burnet Beauty pageant on Friday june 3 in the Burnet High school auditorium. Unfortunately the miss Buchanan dam Beauty pageant failed to materialize. A Lack of entrants forced the pageant to be cancelled. The miss Kingsland and Junior miss Kingsland pageants will Start saturday evening at 7 . At the Kingsland country club. Judges for the pageants Are mrs. Celia Ashley of Llano mrs. Dorothy Crockett of Marble Falls mrs. Donna Walters of san Antonio and or. And mrs. Powell Chariton of Sunrise Beach. The contestants in each division will be judged on appearance in a once piece bathing suit and a formal personality poise and Beauty. The miss Kingsland Winner and two runners up will compete in the miss Highland lakes pageant. The miss Burnet pageant will be held june 3 at 7 30 . In Marble Falls to Host to Quot Quot motorcyclists this weekend Burnet the Burnet county historical commission will meet tomorrow at 10 . In the Burnet Library. Discussion will be entered around historical markers for Burnet county. The old factory site in Marble Falls and the Toneyville cemetery near Fairland were the most recent Burnet county locations to receive Texas historical commission markers. The Chc works to secure historical markets for Sites and buildings that have historical significance within Burnet county. The Chc also works for National historic Register designation for such locations. Members of the Chc Are Estelle Bryson chairperson Linda Ross Virgil Lewis Laverne Roach Oma Glimp Darrell de to jute Hasty Edward White Emma Smith Mary Borders fran nor Man Howard counts Iva Fuller Garrett Wilkerson Jimsey Husted and Willie Mae Price. Locations presently under consideration for a historical Marker Are Ramsey s Nursery the old town of Cedar Mills Fairland Community and Burnet s town Square. The Burnet county i a thursday edition a vol. 104 no. 39 28 pages 4 sections May 26,1977 the Burnet High school auditorium. The Winner of the miss Burnet Beauty pageant win receive $100 and the first and second runners up Wilt receive $25 each said Pauline Berry chairman of the Public relations committee of the Burnet chamber of Commerce. The Winner of miss Burnet pageant and the first and second runners up will then compete in the miss Highland lakes Beauty pageant which is an official miss Texas universe pageant preliminary contest. Miss Texas universe competes in the miss Usa pageant. Winners in both the miss Coni on Page a4 fifteen girls a i chrism to compete in the miss Burnet Beauty pageant june 3 at 7 30 . In the Burnet High school auditorium. The Winner of the miss Burnet pageant and the first and second runners up will appear in the Mist Highland lakes Beauty pageant. Admission to the pageant will be $2 for adults and $1 for children. Pictured left to right Are Jill Miller Donna Millsap Tonja Nyquist Becky Pratt Mary Garcia Kristi Prentice Rebecca Parker Patty Bridges Wanda Bertelson Sandra Williams Susie Owens and Pamela Newton. Not pictured Are Kathey Maldonado. Susie Moore Sheri Borders. Commission meets tomorrow new historical markers eyed Hill country visit local attractions like longhorn Cavern and Check our each other s motorcycles. Some 22 trophies will be awarded for the Best dressed people and machines youngest and oldest riders and those from the furthest distance. Last year More than 700 people attended coming from 11 states and Canada. This year in addition to the regular Agenda of events a motorcycle wedding is planned. Skip Hollister of fort Worth plans to marry Margo Burchfield in a saturday service. In All the weekend provides a colourful mix of people from All parts of the country and walks of life Riding every imaginable Type of Bike coming together for a few Days of camaraderie and Competition. Stores open offices close on monday City state and Federal offices will be closed monday May 30, in Observance of the memorial Day Holiday although most businesses will be open. All banking institutions and savings and loan associations will be closed. Mail will not be delivered monday according to the Post office. The Burnet chamber of Commerce office will be closed. Mark Rose chamber of Commerce manager reports that most businesses will remain open on the Holiday including h.e.b., Sonny a Millers super save Bill s Dollar store Gibson s and Dilbeck a most service stations restaurants and convenience stores. A amp of pharmacy and Haynes pharmacy will be open. Allen clinic will be open but Shepperd clinic will be closed. The bulletin office will be open. Marble Falls for the fourth memorial Day weekend in a Row motorcyclists from All Over North America will gather in Markle Falls for the Texas Hill country tour. Between 800 and 1000 people Are expected to Register for this seventh annual gathering sponsored by the Austin Road riders association. They come rain or Shine to pitch their tents at Fry s fishing Camp on the Banks of Lake Marble Falls. For two Days they ride in Long convoys through the recipe humor column begins Flower ceremony monday on courthouse Square Burnet a the Monument of Flowers memorial Day Ceroma Nies will be held monday May 30, at i . On the Lawn of the Burnet county courthouse. The veterans of foreign wars Post and ladies auxiliary of Burnet and the disabled american veterans chapter of Kingsland will be the Host for the annual Monument of Flowers memorial Day Observance. This year the Monument of Flowers is being dedicated not Only in memory of All who gave their lives but especially in memory of those buried in the Burnet cemetery. Following the service the Flowers will be taken from the inside of students discuss policy changes with a3 Granite Shoals goes wet. P a3 Burnet High school awards Day pictures Phi Marble Falls awards Day pictures and cd physical fitness awards a a2 Complete daily to guide. To puzzles entertainment. Real estate listings business directory see yeller pages Section d Monument and placed on those Graves in the cemetery. Each year hereafter a specific cemetery will be designated to receive the Flowers from the Monument. Guest speaker Tor the Monument of Flowers memorial Day Observance ceremonies will be George m Cowden commissioner of the Public Utility commission of Texas. Cowden was appointed a commissioner of the Public Utility commission of Texas in 1975 by governor Dolph Briscoe. Cowden s distinguished record dates Back to his Taw school Days while a student it Baylor University in Waco. He served in the United states air Force from 1964 to 1966 with service in Japan As Squadron commander and was honorable discharged As first lieutenant and has served 10 years in the Usan Reserve. He has served As a first assistant attorney general under Crawford Martin and As chairman of the state Board of insurance when appointed to such position by governor John Connelly. Cowden has been a member of the Board of trustees of Baylor University Baylor Hospital in Dallas san Marcos Baptist Academy and Hillcrest Baptist Hospital in Waco. He has also served As president of the Baylor University sex students association and Baylor Law alumni association Baylor school of Law. Cowden was elected to three but served Only two terms As state representative from Mclennan county from 1963-1966 As a Democrat. He was a Delegate in 1964 and 1968 to the Texas democratic convention and a Delegate in 1968 to the National democratic convention. The Host organizations invite everyone to participate in this Coni on Page a4 the bulletin today begins a new Delight column entitled Quot the Hill country gourmet Quot by Fred Hewlett. Howled 39-year-old sociologist with the criminal Justice division of the governors office has been writing the recipe humor column weekly in the Austin citizen. Quot it has been extremely Well received in the citizen Quot said bulletin publisher Joan Puckett Quot and we re hopeful that our readers will enjoy Howlett s humor a As Well As his off the cuff an example of some of the Quot recipes Quot to come include such titbits As this Quot my wife claims Sweet and sour pork is a Good headache remedy Quot writes howled Quot so i Cook it following the Sweet and sour pork recipe Howlett explains that Quot this recipe is fairly effective in treating migraines but it s not Worth a darn for the earache proposition another natural Law which says the Only time one of the kids has an All night earache is when your wife has neither headache nor another of his recipes begins with Quot experience tells me the Best Way to determine whether a marriage is successful or not is for the partners to wallpaper a room childhood renascence make Fred Howlett up Many of howled s Quot the ice Man always came on wednesdays at our House Quot he writes. Quot on most wednesday nights. Mom would treat us to Cherry ice Box As a preface to Quot Chicken and dumplings Quot Howlett begins Quot when i was growing up Winter sundays were always kind of special. Quot they would Start before Sunrise with the Clang and Clader of dad Clearing the Klinkers out of the old Coal burning pot belly stove within an hour or so the Coni on Page a4
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