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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 28, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Area re a t 4 ii Esay Jas. By Sale v Alues monday edition Endicott Lea of coaching Job seepage vol. 104 no. 40 graduation nears for area seniors Burnet a graduation nears for High school seniors in the Highland lakes area. Burnet will conduct baccalaureate services sunday May 29 at 8 . In the Bryce Taylor auditorium. Father Leon Boarman of the Mother of sorrows Catholic Church will give the scripture Reading. The Sermon will be delivered by Rev. James Morrow of the Burnet first Baptist Church. Or. Martha j. Shelby minister of the first United methodist Church in Bertram will give the Benediction. The Burnet High school choir will sing Quot unto thee o lord Quot and will close with Quot lord bless you and keep you Quot As the recessional. Commencement exercises for Burnet will be tuesday May 31, at 8 . In the Bryce Taylor auditorium. Exercises will begin with Jane Hayes leading the processional. Camilla Butler highest ranking girl will give the invocation. David Tucker will deliver the salutatorian address and Arthur Felan will present the valedictorian address. Awards and scholarships will be presented by various clubs and organizations. Commencement exercises for the Marble Falls seniors will be at 8 . Thursday june 2, in Mustang stadium. Charlie Singleton senior favorite will give the invocation. David Schom will deliver the Salu Torian address and Lesley Caron Murchison will deliver the valedictorian address. Kendall Mobley will give the scripture Reading. The Benediction will be Given by Phillip Bergman. A the spiritual message will be delivered by Rev. Truman Stinson of the Smithwick Church of Christ. Don Barber High school Counselor will present the scholarships and special awards. The presentation of class candidates will be Given by principal Truett Mobley and superintendent Charles Hundley will accept them. The awarding of diplomas will be presided Over by Board president Jerry Edwards. Memorial Day ceremony set at courthouse Burnet a Burnet county will have a special Monument of Flowers memorial Day ceremony monday May 30, at i . On the Lawn of the Burnet county courthouse the Monument of Flowers memorial Day observation is hosted by the veterans of foreign wars Post and ladies auxiliary of Burnet and the disabled american veterans chapter of Kingsland. 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 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 for 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 Law school Days while a student at 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. May 28,1977 the Brunei county b in Marble Falls eyes rate hike Burnet mayor Howard buteo signs designating june a chamber of Commerce month Quot with witnesses Bill Heckman and Markle Williams j Marble Falls a special meeting of the Marble Falls City Council has been set for 5 30 . June 2, at the City office for the purpose of discussing what Steps must be taken in replacing the previous 39 cent tax imposed by the water control and improvement District. Tom Anderlitch financial of visor to the City met last wednesday with the City Council to determine what Steps would be necessary to obtain revenues needed to absorb the 39 cent tax. The Revenue is necessary to offset the City s anticipated yearly Bond debt. The possibility of increasing the minimum water rate and sewer rate from $3.50 to $5 50 and increasing the water rate from 50 cents to 65 cents was offered by City manager Dick Zimmerman. Another alternative tha in pie men Tat Ion of an assessment program for users of the City water and sewer systems was listed. Quot Many alternatives Are pot sible Quot Zimmerman said. One alternative would be to come up with a Way to not eliminate All of the 39 cent Tex but to keep a portion of the Tex and lower the minimum rates that Are proposed Zimmerman ated. The Council will on june 2, try to reach a decision on How the needed Revenue will be obtained Zimmerman said. Quot we need to act As soon As possible in order to cover the Bond obligations Quot he said. By Burnet chamber of Commerce membership drive planned Burnet the Burnet chamber of Commerce is planning to kick off a member ship drive june 16 with a breakfast for committee workers. Members involved in the membership drive will meet for the breakfast at 7 30 . At the club room of the Tower restaurant. Quot we Are really planning to work hard in explaining the advantages of being a chamber member Quot chamber manager Marcus Rose said. Co chairmen for the members ship drive Are Bill Heckman and Merkle Williams. Burnet mayor Howard Benton has signed a proclamation designating the month of june As Quot Burnet chamber of Commerce month Quot we intend to personally invite All prospective members to join the Burnet chamber Quot Rose said. Rose said that chamber of Commerce membership is open to Quot any person association corporation partner or the local chamber has recently published a Quot program of work Quot inside Booklet which fully explains the projects and ideas that were recommended by members and citizens at four workshop meetings held last year. Quot How does my chamber of Commerce work for me and my business Quot is the theme of the informative Booklet. What the chamber is what it does and How it functions is fully explained in the opening pages officers and directors for 1977 Are Jerry Cozby president Roy Murray first vice president Herman Braley second vice president Rev Bert Bronaugh treasurer and Ray Cagle or. John Sandner Derell Cowan Larry tally Jesse Johnson George Puckett James Herbort Charles Brinkley committee chairpersons Are de Young agriculture Bert Bro laugh budget b finance Joen Puckett civic affairs Bill Wilcox fiddlers festival Howard Benton Industrial Bill Heckman and Merkle Williams membership Bill Howell recreation Paulina Berry Public relations Douglas Moses retail Trade Jerry Drake tourist it convention the projects and objective of each committee is fully stated in the informative Booklet. Anyone desiring to join the Burnet chamber of Commerce or needing information should Call the chamber at 756 4297. An apology confusion for movie goers Burnet movie goers in Burnet and Marble fails and else where who receive the yeller pages in the bulletin and the Adver Fiser Are probably thoroughly confused about now in thursday s edition the movies listed for the Oscar theater in Burnet and the Marble theater in Marble Falls were inadvertently transposed today s edition lists the movies correctly in advertisements Here they Are Marble theater Marble Falls Friday and saturday. May 27. 28, Quot breaker Sun Day and monday May 29 and 30, Quot bite the Bullet Quot Oscar theater Burnet Friday and Satur Day May 27. 28, Quot car be Quot sunday and Mon Day. May 29 and 30, Quot funny the bulletin apolo sizes for the i Conven Fence the erroneous list mrs have caused management of both Heaters and the movie going Public
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