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Cameron Herald (Newspaper) - July 11, 1977, Cameron, Texas Lie a a a i in Center inc. 99 . Sex 45436 i /. Quot 7 7535 a a a a % a amp a a on Herald monday edition combined service of Reuter new Agency and Hereld news department 15c per copy vol. Lie no. 36cameron, Milam county Texas Herald monday july 11, 1977 with . 8 pages today As if to dramatize what is beginning to happen in Rockdale Cameron and Milam county and what has been transpiring for years in Bryan Austin and Bell county we note the following in the Waco Tribune Herald of july 6 land sales Are booming in Mclennan county. Gardiner Lennard president of the abstract and Home title co., said 1977 Quot is the biggest Boom year this county a Ever almost 10,500 deeds were filed in Mclennan county courthouse last year. This year 14,417 deeds already have been filed. The vast majority of the land Lennard said is being purchased by builders for Homes outside Waco City limits. Albert Hutchinson senior vice president of first Federal savings and loan co., said Home loan requests have increased by 10 per cent Over the last three years. Waco builder . Mcclintock said builders will continue to construct tomes and develop land outside Waco Quot because that a where the work and the Money Lennard said county Home building was virtually nonexistent three years ago. Now now now this is repetition of a 25-year-old Story begun in Killeen with fort Hood the incredible growth of Austin around state government and the University of Texas the steady gains going into dynamics in Temple the burgeoning growth throughout the College station Bryan Tamu metro area. And now it is Milam county rather caught in the midst of this Triangle the last vortex of which Waco with its Titi Baylor University Mclennan College going into its latter 20th Century Ascendancy. The local development Story is attracting these candidates from Tamu who Are interested in the social and developmental dynamics of Cameron this town has probably gone further in terms of Bottom line gain than most because so Many basics went before the construction breaking ground Here. And Waco is seeing the development of suburbs beyond anything that a a town just about the same age As Cameron can recall. Banks show gains losses four area Banks showed gains in deposits while four others showed losses in the six months ending june 30. According to a Bank Call Survey taken last week showing gains were citizens National Cameron Rockdale state. Rockdale. First National. Rosebud and Buckholts state Buckholts area Banks Banks showing decreased depos its included first stat Erogers first National Cameron planters National Rosebud and Thorndale state Thorndale. First state in Rogers and Thorndale also showed lower loan totals compared with figures for the end of december. 1976, while the rest of the Banks showed gains in Loans. Citizens National Cameron first National Cameron Rockdale state Buckholts state planters Natl r Bud 1st Nat l Rosebud Thorndale state first state. Rogers june 30. 1977 26,640,852.10 17.259.408.46 21.927.889.46 3.907.889.46 5,987,887.61 8,637,650.29 3,139,592.34 2,710,410.81 Bee. 31, 1976 26,157 17,646 21,852 3.721 6,318 7,896 5.300 2,757 ,311.06 .066 73 ,949.22 ,687.05 ,715.01 ,563.25 ,790 46 .031.73 citizens National in Cameron showed the largest increase in Loans from $10,057,331 on dec 31 to $12,372-343.17 on june 30 first National in Cameron also showed a gain from $7,164,855.97 to $8,274.970.28. Rockdale state Loans also increased from $10.545,411 91 to$8,274,970.73 Buckholts state showed a slight increase from $2,214,445.35 to $2,-349,444 07. Thorndale showed a loss from $3,335,642.92 to $1,066,808.04. Small world indeed whether to run in the fall nude Walker arrested Williamson county sheriffs department arrested a 29-year old Houston Man for being Quot nude on the Road Quot tuesday. He was standing on in 35 North of Georgetown after parking his car on the Side of the Road and taking his clothes off. The Many a father a Houston policeman drove in to get his son out of jail. The son had told his parents that they would never see him again. Eps considers Power site the Caldwell area is being looked at by the Energy research and development administration As a possible site for construction of a Small biomass experimental facility. Lyie biomass is material left in the Forest after logging and the experiments would aim at converting the residue into clean fuel. Burleson county is currently among three Sites under consideration. Meanest thief sought a prime candidate for Quot meanest thief of the year Quot was on the Loose in Lampasas after taking an estimated $22 from a collection Jar in a convenience store. The Jar was for collection of funds to help defray costs of open heart surgery for a local youth. Quot i get real disgusted when i see something like this occur Quot said the police chief. Surgeon joining Hospital Richards memorial Hospital in Rockdale will have its own surgeon As of August 1 when or. William Smith of Houston will move to the area. Hospital administrator Charles Upshaw said Smith has performed surgery Here for about a month on a visiting basis. Smith will be a surgeon Only and will not practice general Medicine although he will be working closely with the hospitals four doctors. The Beasley family of Mcgregor found out it is indeed Quot a Small world Quot when they were vacationing in California. They were driving along a freeway noticed another car with Texas License plates and honked and waved. It turned out to be another Mcgregor family who live just a couple of houses from them inventor recycles water one Man in Bell county is giving successful consideration to recycling water from the washing machine into the Back Yard. He claims that it takes about 45 Gallons of water for a 20-Pound Washer and this waste water can be directed to the Yard to water lawns. He says hot soapy water will not kill the grass just the insects. He has applied for a Patent on his Gadget which would direct the flow into the Yard. . Rep. W r Bob Poage said thursday he will not announce a decision on whether to seek another term in Congress until the fall Poage a statement came in the Wake of a wire service report quoting him As saying he May join his colleague George Mahon in retirement at the end of this congressional term Mahon announced his retirement wednesday a spokesman in Poage s office said the congressman told the wire service reporter that Quot i know How he Mahon feels. I know a lot of things id like to be doing Down in the spokesman however said Poage did not Tell the reporter that he is considering retirement talking Asia policy Secretary of state Cyrus Vance left comments on his asian policy speech with fran Luecke Herald editor columnist Center and Paul Sisco of upion Washington. D Cand brother of former of state Joseph Sisco now president of american University the Secretary a reception followed a Day of states National foreign policy conference june 28-29, in Washington is Texas chairman for National newspaper association. With his Back to camera is Hodding Carter Iii asst Secretary for Public affairs and former editor of Delta Democrat times Greenville miss. What a that you say Billy Kornegay of Gause eyes a pet parakeet who a not saying much at the 4-h project fair held Friday morning. The pet show was Neof the events of the annual county affair. Arc approves Alcoa Bond for reclamation open hearing set on West Cameron paving a $3 million performance Bond filed by aluminium co. Of America with the Railroad commission to insure proper reclamation of lands disturbed by its Lignite mining operation near Rockdale was approved by the regulatory Agency july 5. Surface mining division senior Legal examiner j Randel Hill said the Bond is More than sufficient for the state to restore the lands if the company a efforts were not satisfactory. Alcoa has reclaimed about 800 acres of strip mined land at the Rockdale Plant since the company voluntarily began reclamation efforts in 1971. About 2,000 acres have been strip mined since the aluminium smelter ing Plant began operation in 1952. The Lignite Coal is used to fuel generators that provide the electricity used in the sheltering process. In reclamation the strip mined land is folded into rolling Hills planted with coastal Bermuda grass and Crimson Clover neutralized fertilized and irrigated from fresh water Ponds in the mines. Pine Trees Are planted on the restored land. Alcoa a goal is to reclaim 10 percent More land than is strip mined each year about 100according to company officials. With the construction of a new Power generating Plant at the Alcoa works in Rockdale the number of strip mined Poage to decide acres will More than double. By 1981, company officials expect to mine 250 acres each year producing 5.6 million tons of Coal. Construction on the $200 million electrical Generator by Texas Power and Light co. Will begin this month Milam county has been added to the previously designated emergency area in Texas agriculture commissioner Reagan v. Brown has announced authorizing the Sale of four new insecticides to control the Boll worm tobacco Bud worm Complex in the county a Cotton Fields Quot we have reports from county Extension entomologists that tobacco Bud Worms infestations have been detected during Field inspections Quot Brown said Quot warranting this addition to the list of infested Browne a action follows specific exemption granted by the environmental the Community development Agency will conduct Public hearings on a proposed Street paving program in West Cameron at the youth expos it Ion building on tuesday july 12 and thursday july 28 starting at 7 30 p m All citizens living or owning property on the designated streets Are invited to attend. The streets include w 12th from Travis to City limits w 10th from Nolan to Vogelsang w. 8th from Crockett to City limits w 2nd from Travis to Scott n. Emancipation from 8th to 12th, n. Scott from Protection Agency Epa to allow the use of four insecticides. Bol Ster 6, ambush pounce and pad Rin which have not obtained full registration for use on Cotton Brown advised Farmers in the area to Check their Fields and consult professional entomologists for recommendations before deciding to Pur Chase and use the pesticides. Quot All Cotton Farmers in the area May not necessarily be affected Quot he added he also warned that Quot some of these pesticides Are toxic to fish soap Plica tors need to be extremely cautious 2nd to 8th and n. Burleson from main to 2nd. This will be an assessment Type program with property owners paying for curb and Gutter and one third of paving costs the property owners May pay their assessment in five annual instalments at an interest rate not exceeding 8 1/2 percent wife charged with shooting spouse in foot c Harges of aggravated assault and Possession of a firearm on licensed premises were filed against Ruth free land of Cameron Friday. The charges followed the thursday evening shooting of her husband George Freeland in the foot at big daddy a place on s. Jefferson Bond on the assault charge was set at $1,000 and Bond of $500 was set on the firearm charge. C Ameron police reported that several shots were fired but Only one struck Freeland he was treated and released from St. Edward Hospit Al Cotton insect emergency told

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