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Kerrville Daily Times (Newspaper) - December 05, 1999, Kerrville, Texas Kerrville daily lilies sunday one Dollar global Trade talks collapse nation Page 2a sports Page ib1999 gift guide inside today items include an 19th Century Vampire killing kit virtual auction collector puts it All online by Mark Loyd times staff writer Fredericksburg some $10 million Worth of unique and one of a kind items owned by an artist Here Are set to go on the virtual auction Block next week. Charles trois Painter and musician is Selling of a number of his possessions to raise Money for a surrealistic Art museum he intends to build on his 57-acre estate North of Fredericksburg. Trois was a recording artist in the 1960s and involved with hits including a expressway to your heart recorded by the soul survivors. He gave up music in the 1970s and began pursuing the Fine arts. His collecting however has never stopped. A Oil the been horse trading All my life a he said standing in a 5,000-Square-foot storeroom he helped build. He also built his Home that shares the property. And a horse he has a a sculpture that stood guard at a Palace in Asia. It dates to the 1700s and its mate once appeared on the cover of smithsonian Magazine. A of traded a fellow for it. I can to even remember what i gave up for it a he said. His interest is simple though it May not be apparent. Items Range from a stuffed siberian Tiger to 4,000-Carat Smoky Topaz to a Monkey Skull from Tibet inlaid with Silver. A Oitt to just outrageous. I love outrageous a he said. The outrageous and the unique. His collection includes a Skull and crossbones Flag flown by West Indian pirate Edward of England who according to trois was a gentle pirate. The Black Flag rests near a hand painted poster that advertised the movie a gone with the wind which is partially hidden by a Row of Slot machines. The one armed bandits Are Jennings club chief models on stands. They Are rare because of their immaculate condition and they Are the first Slot machines with lighted fronts. Trois has the full Range a from Nickel to Silver Dollar. He said he is ready to part with the items. A of done to get attached to things except for ?� asked if he would have a problem letting anything go trois said his collection of Arcade items might pull at him. His collection includes Scales and Sev streets to take on Only official names times photos by Ken Schmidt Charles trois stands amidst some his highly cot online next work. His collection is valued at $10 lec Tible children to rides. Trois an artist and million musician will auction Many of his unique items new Street signs will be phased in As 9-1-1 addressing is Complete by Mark Loyd times staff writer streets with multiple names in the City of Kerrville will be known by a single designation including those named after prominent citizens As part of the 9-1-1 addressing. T. Sandlin Kerr county 9-1-1 emergency District coordinator said streets known by More than one name will be known by their official name. Sidney Baker which is named after a War hero from Kerr county will be known Only As state Highway 16 once 9-1-1 addressing is Complete. 9-1-1 uniform addressing is designed to Aid Law enforcement emergency medical services and fire personnel in their response. It also is designed to make the area easier to navigate for parcel delivery and visitors. Multiple Street names Only cause confusion according to Sandlin. State 9-1-1 regulations a Odo not allow alias Street ?� another Street affected by the change will be Francisco demos Street. Once 9-1-1 is in place it will be known by its farm to Market designation. The same can be said for Harper Road. Sandlin addressed Kerrville City Council on tuesday to before 9-1-1 addressing can be implemented the standards must be adopted by All municipalities a the cities of Kerrville and Ingram and Kerr county. Determine How the City would prefer streets and addresses be determined. Under the 9-1-1 plan Kerr county is divided in six Geo regions North South Southeast Etc portions of the City stretch into three of the regions. Each Street will eventually have a Geo Region attached to its name. Council is faced with How it wants addresses to read with the Geo Region As a prefix or a suffix. Sandling to 9-1-1 standards place the prefix at the beginning of the address a 800 East . 27. City planner Tim Dolan prefers the Geo Region be placed at the end a 800 . 27 East. Sandlin said the standards can be changed if the City preferred. A of done to want this to be a stumbling Block a he said. Before 9-1-1 addressing can be implemented the standards must be adopted by All municipalities a the cities of Kerrville and Ingram and Kerr county. In addition City Street signs Are going to have to be replaced. A owe done to expect this to Hap see streets 6a above trois is fond of Arcade games and automatons like the one shown Here. This Dapper fellow displays several advertisements for Snake Oil. At left perhaps the most unique item in the collection is a Vampire killing kit from the 1800s. The kit includes a gun Silver bullets a Cross and other items. Ingram to look at interim superintendent position eral automatons including a Fortune telling grandma and a Well dressed Man Selling Snake Oil. Perhaps the most unique item in the collection is a Vampire killing kit that dates Back to the 1800s. It contains a Oan efficient pistol with usual accoutrements a Silver bullets a Crucifix powdered Flowers of garlic a wooden stake and a professor Blumbergs to new ?� asked if it has Ever been used trois said a of done to know. All the bottles Are ?� other items up for Sale include a Shelby cobra an 80-foot yacht a horse drawn Hearse and wide collection of children to pedal cars and carnival rides a Mirror adorned with horns once owned by Theodore Roosevelt a Charles Russell original painting dozens of prize guns rifles gems. There to also an original Peter Max painting purchased from the estate of actor Vincent Price. Collecting and trading is part science and part Luck according to trois. See auction 6a Melissa Renteria times staff writer Ingram a consideration of an interim superintendent for Ingram Independent school District will take place monday at a special Board of trustees meeting. Trustees will meet at 7 . In the Ingram Iso boardroom 510 College Street for discussion and possible action on the appointment of an interim superintendent. Ingram is superintendent Mary Ward resigned from her Post in november after nine years at the Job. Her final Day As superintendent is Jan. 18, 2000. Ward has accepted the superintendent position at dripping Springs Independent school District. Dripping Springs is about 30 Miles West of Austin. Her reasons for accepting the Job were professional and financial she said. Trustees accepted Ward to resignation and released her from her contract at a nov. 22 meeting. More than two years remained on Ward to contract. Ward worked for the Texas education Agency before coming to Ingram Isdio years ago As an administrative assistant to then superintendent Carol Moffett. She was named superintendent a year voting in Kiso Bond election a encouraging it says trustee Melissa Renteria times staff writer voters have been heading to the polls in steady numbers to cast ballots in Kerrville Independent school District to $37.1 million Bond election. When polls closed thursday 1,484 ballots had been cast. Virginia Graham kids trustee said the number seems higher than expected and that to encouraging. A Oil the been working the phone in Cool Bond vote 99 Banks and Haven to heard anything negative a she said. According to kids superintendent to office the Pace of votes cast is High but about on track with other years. More votes were cast in the first seven Days of Early voting in the May 1998 school Bond election than in the same time period in the current election. In seven Days of Early voting in 1998, voters cast 2,093 ballots. Early voting ends tuesday and election Day is saturday. Ballots have one proposition for $37.1 million that if approved will fund construction of a 17-acre elementary school Campus and a 50-acre High school Campus. Land costs buildings equipment and furnishings will be financed by Bond Money. The Bonds also will pay for renovations at All District campuses. Kids trustee Rolinda Schmidt said she has received lots of positive feedback. A othe grassroots Effort certainly has broadened the base of voters a she said. Phone Banks Yard signs and Community forums have been a part of Bond supporters to grass voting places see voting 6a election Day in the Kerrville Independent school District to $37.1 million Bond election is saturday. Early voting ends tuesday. Ballots can be cast from 8 . To 5 ., weekdays through dec. 7, at Kerrville municipal auditorium 910 main Street. Early voting at Branch locations also ends tuesday. The location Date and hours of Branch voting Are � Tivy upper elementary school dec. 6 6 . To 7 30 . 1010 Barnett Street � Auld Center dec. 7 8 . To 4 30 . 1121 2nd Street inside � business 8-12b � nation 2a i classifieds 8-14c � obituaries 6a � comics 7b � sports 1-4b � editorials 45a � to 6b � life amp times 1-4c � weather 13a Texas lottery pick 3 12/3/99 7-2-6 Cash 5 12/3/99 9-11-23-31-34 lotto 12/1/99 15-19-25-26-3043 Texas million 12/3/99 13-19-31-68 weather tonight Clear lows near 40 tomorrow partly Cloudy highs near 70 More weather on Page 13a Mig Ion the time is printed on recycled paper and May be recycled in the bin on the time premises 429 Jefferson St. I 1260 11112 8

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