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Burnet County Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 6, 1977, Burnet, Texas
Inside i Burr see Section d Filiti Conter j i . Box ii53o do 11j 3, Tox j g 752 3 to log real estate classified ads Sig yeller Pongs Section c Burnet highs first newspaper printed in bulletin see pm. 3-4., Section b bulletin sports see Section b eight nominated for chamber Board directors monoxide talk a Only conjecture by Miles Hawthorne Burnet a the three bulldog band members most severely affected by the illness which Inco Moded the marching band during the Bastrop game september 23, Rode Side by Side on the bus on the Way to the game. Rhonda Ryan Robin Burton and Woody Diamond travelled together in the Back of the school bus which carried the band to Bastrop. All three experienced dizziness difficulty in breathing lightheadedness fainting and in the Case of Diamond convulsions. The symptoms were initially attributed to heat exhaustion though the proximity of the three musicians in the bus has led some to speculate that the cause might have been Carbon monoxide poisoning from the exhaust system of the bus. When contacted and asked his opinion superintendent Bob Wilkin said Quot no no that s not True. There was no pattern to he went on to say that those affected were in More than one bus and that at least one member of the Highland ettes was affected who did not ride with the band. Miss Burton miss Ryan and Diamond All experienced relapses after returning to Burnet. The relapses occurred As Many As five Days after the Friday night episode. Contacted tuesday by the bulletin Wilkin said that the talk of Carbon monoxide poisoning was Quot Only conjecture Quot and that the buses had been in constant operation since the game without being inspected for faulty exhaust systems. No further cases of difficulty in breathing have been reported from students using the buses. Wilkum added that school maintenance personnel give the buses preventive maintenance Quot replacing mufflers and other parts when a problem arises. Burnet members of the chamber of Commerce Here Are due to receive ballots in the Marl for the election of four new directors to the chamber Board of directors a nominating committee com posed of Jerry Coz he Ray Cagle John Sand Are John Hoover and Dan Haynes met last Friday to pick eight candidates to the Board four will be elected to serve three year terms nominees Are Douglas Moses manager of Heb Markle wit hams president of Merkie Williams Chevrolet Oldsmobile Marie Banks manager of Johnston inc or Dan Bailey o d Richard Sanders Sanders garage David tipple owner of Burnet Western Auto Dwayne Teague manager of Ben Franklin and Paul Shell Light construction. The ballots must be returned to the chamber of Commerce office by 4 p a. October 14. The four winners of the election will replace four outgoing directors Jerry Colby Ray Cagle or. John Sandner and Terrell Cowan whose Terma expire december 31, 1977. Other directors on the 12-member Board Are Larry tatty Roy Murray Jesse Johnson and Rev Burt Bronaugh whose terms expire december 31, 1978. Also on the Board Are Herman Braley James Herbort Charles Brinkley and George Puckett whose terms expire december 31, 1979 the Burnet county pm approves facility in Burnet Industrial Park bulletin i nun n ii 11 in i m Burnet a the Burnet foundation Industrial co. Announced today that they have received word from general motors that it has approved the location of a new facility in the Burnet Industrial Park for Merkie Williams Chevrolet Oldsmobile inc. The facility will be a $500, Plant located on a 4-acre tract on Highway 281. The new and expanded Plant is expected to employ approximately 35 people. The addition of the Buick division to this Plant and its location will give the residents of the Highland lakes the latest in general motors car care. Quot the Board of directors of the Industrial foundation offered the site to the company because they Felt that the proposed Plant would be an asset to the Park and to the Community Quot said Industrial foundation president rites held for Pioneer Bank official Llano a . Moore who served As president of Moore state Bank for More than 50 years passed away sunday october 2, at Scott and White Hospital in Temple. Moore 77, was born Jan. I 1900, in Llano and was a life Long resident of the City where he was one of the founders of Moore banking co. In 1922. It was later incorporated As Moore state Bank of Llano. He married Mary Phema Loveless in 1922. His activities in the Community included service As president of the Llano chamber of Commerce a member of the Llano county Rodeo committee for a number of years and a member of the United methodist Church administrative Board As Well As serving on the Church finance committee. Moore was also honoured As outstanding adult 4 h Leader of Llano county. He is survived by his wife two Brothers William a. Moore of Junction and col. Howard Moore of san Marcos and two Sisters Annette Bell of Harlingen and Ruth Hoffman of Mexia. Funeral services were conducted by Waldrope funeral Home of Llano tuesday afternoon. Rev. Fred Brown of the United methodist Church officiated at interment ceremonies at Llano cemetery. Pallbearers were t g. Houston w l. Bauman Tony Revada Charlie Ratliff. Bailey Ratliff Matt vees a Moursund and Carlos Ashley or. . Fancher. The company had previously planned another location. Vol.104 no. 75 4 sections 38 pages oct.6,1977 Gold Star award Winner Betty Wall presents the award to the outstanding adult Leader at saturday night s 4-h awards program mrs. Arthur Foss town a country 4-h club it adar Oatmeal. New Cote Secretary on Job Burnet mrs French Ellen Ferguson started work monday As the new Secretary of the chamber of Commerce Here. After five years As the manager of institutional supplies at Central Texas College she and her husband moved their last Load of possessions from Killeen to their new Home on Bonanza Beach last Friday. Or Ferguson is a retired civil service worker who was until recently the chief of television at 11. Hood. When he retired the couple started looking Tor a place to Settle permanently after years it St. Louis and at it. Hood. The san Antonio natives found two lots at Bonanza Beach which pleased them and built a Home there for a while they discussed living in Austin and spending weekends on the Lake but decided instead to make the Hills their Home. So mrs. Ferguson sent a resume to Marcus Rose at the chamber in Case he should hear of a Job opening in Burnet. She then heard a Rumor that City manager Jack Tippit was looking for a Secretary but when she contacted him Tippit told her that he had already hired mrs. Pat Dennis former chamber Secretary and that Marcus Rose was probably looking for someone to take Over mrs. Dennis desk at the chamber so it was Back to Rose who signed mrs. Ferguson on. She looks Forward to her work at the chamber and learning about Burnet and meeting the business leaders in the Community or. Ferguson plans to look for a position in Burnet soon. A practically grew up with the television Industry. His 15-year Job with Woad to in sen Antonio started two weeks after the station went on the air for the first time in december 1961. Services held for Kingsland attorney Glenn wills president of the Burnet 4-h club presents coveted Gold stir awards to recipients Betty Wall of the Marble Falls 4-h club and Rogar Cagle Burnet 4-h club. The awards wars Mads during the 4-h awards program saturday night at Burnet High school. Kingsland Charlotte Groesbeck Smith 59, died thursday september 29, at Wilford Hall Hospital in san Antonio funeral arrangements were handled by Waldrope funeral Home in Kingsland with inter mint at City cemetery in san Antonio Friday september 30 Rev. Fred Brocks officiated. Born july 23, 1918, in san Antonio mrs Smith married Everett Smith dec. 25, 1944. The couple established the Law firm Smith and Smith of Kingsland and Llano. Everett Smith serves As City attorney for Bertram and Granite Shoals. Among her Many honors Are memberships in the Texas bar Phi Beta Kappa Eastern Star of Texas Magna Cana Dames the first methodist Church of Burnet and the Burnet pen Chat club. Mrs Smith served As president of the pen Chat club the Kingsland social club and Llano county title inc. She also served As the Matron of the Llano chapter of the Eastern Star. She was named outstanding student at the University of Texas in 1940 she is survived by her husband and two daughters Charlotte Frances Smith of san Antonio and Catherine Lucille Dayton of Houston
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