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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

SEC. II, PAGE 8 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES. SMITHVILLE. TEXAS 78957 Smith Fourth In Rodeo SMITHVILLE — In- stead of a sore loser, Robert Smith, III, could be called a„ "sore winner." Rob went into the state finals of the Texas Youth Rodeo Association still carrying bruises from the Bastrop Homecoming rodeo the week before. On the first night of the meet in Kingsville, Aug- ust 9, he was tossed from a bull into the hardware on one of the shoot gates hosnifSl'UiA®«ri^hti 8 not to ride the ,ast Part of hospital wift «oTp Uccr- the contest. Rob and his brother, Russell Smith, stayed through the conclusion of the event, however, and Robert was presented a large silver, engraved "Bull Rider" belt buckle with the TYRA emblem. A 1978 graduate of Smithville High School, Robert and Russell are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Smith, Jr., of Smithville. ations requiring a sizable number of stitcnes. In the hospital's emer- gency room Robert was heard to say. "I figured 1 d be bald, but I didn't ex...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

7:00 Q O ® O ® bionic woman "Long Live The King" Jaime becomes a target tor political assassins while. trying to protect the life of a Middle East king. (R) O © hot city disco The Hot City Dancers perform to the music of the hottest names in the world of disco. O(SOCD bob newhart Bob gives up his psychology practice to teach in a small Oregon college. (R) O 03 in performance at wolf trap "Mikhail Barysh- nikov" The ballet superstar makes his television debut with selections from five ballets. Three ballerinas—Gelsey Kirk- land. Martine Van Hamel and Marianna Tcherkassky—are also featured. ogreat performances "The Music Of Ernest Bloch" The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus join in a tribute to American composer Ernest Bloch, conducted by Lorin Maazel. (R) © ® gilleys place ® 00 love boat "Parents Know Best" Janis Paige. Monty Hall; "a Selfless Love" Leslie Nielsen. Lynda Day George: "The Nubile Nurse" Elaine Joyce. (R) 7:30 e CD O flD the plant family An ex-taxi dancer (Joyce Van Patte...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

Pa«« 4 TV Week August 31,1978 vandalism, crime of violence committed by minors. Are street gangs becoming more common? Where does "mis- chievous mischief" stop and crime begin? o evening at pops Classi- cal guitarist Angel Romero per- forms Vivaldi's "Concerto de Aranjuez." (R) (d® movie *+'/, "Namu. The Killer Whale" (1966) Lee Meriwether, Richard Erdman. A killer whale is saved from death by a naturalist interested in studying his behavior. (bibabc movie **V4 "At The Earth's Core" (1976) Doug McClure, Peter Cushing. A group of men who bore through to the center of Earth find a place inhabited by prehistoric creatures. 9:00 003)08 best of rockford "The Attractive Nuisance" Rocky Rockford becomes the target for a retired f.b.i, agent (Victor Jory) when he unknowingly takes t mobster as a business partner (R) q® merv griffin Guests: Cheryl Ladd, Roger Miller. 0®0©CBS REPORTS "The Battle For South Africa" Bill Moyers presents an in- depth look at the terrorist war being waged against ...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

500 O NEWS (TUC- «) o 3* the partridge fami- ly o i MY THREE SONS Q 5 O 09 NEWS o m hogan s heroes {tue. wed) O ffi ElECTRlC COMPANY o SESAME STREET S3* BEWITCHED MARY TYLER MOORE (TUE-FRt) © LIVE AT FIVE 5 25 o BUSINESS REPORT (MOM) 5 30 0 NBC NEWS (TUE-FRI) 13* ANDY GRIFFITH nT NBC NEWS G 5 Q CD CBS NEWS Aa«KSt31. H7I7V 11*6 Fiji 1 8* I DREAM OF JEAMWE ® ZOOM(R| «j* BEVERLY ® *0-.D NEWS TONIGHT I II t Richard Mulligan, Cathryn Damon. Robert Guil- laume Katherine Helmond and Robert Mandan (I. to r). all cast members of ABC's "Soap." return Thursday. Aug 31. in a special 90-minute retrospec- tive of the show's first season. AUG. 31 In DAYTIME MOVIES 800 ©3* *** Between Mid- night And Dawn (1950) Mark Stevens Edmond O Brien A young policeman is killed alter helping to capture a dangerous crook 1100 O ® * * Stranger From Hong Kong Chin Sing Long. Daliia inspector Philippe helps two young girls while in Hong Kong 3:00 © * # * "The Sea Chase" (1955) John Wayne. Lana Turner Based on Andr...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

Page 6 TV Week August 31.1978 separated from its mother is befriended by a lonely Indian boy (R) 12* JIMMY SWAGGART a O €D 60 MINUTES O 6D TURNABOUT HO* To Survive Your Job' The ten most stressful occupations the warning signs of stress, flexible work schedules ease tob-retat- ed tension (R) O CROCKETT'S VICTORY GARDEN Starting a new lawn from tilling through watering (R) (B 09 JOHN DENVER IN ALASKA "The American Child" The grandeur of Ameri- ca's last wilderness frontier will be explored with John Denver as guide 6:30 8® SIGNS OF OUR TIME (B FRENCH CHEF "To Roast A Chicken" (R) CD ® PULSE 7:00 O O ® O 8 PROJECT U.F.O. "Sighting 4010 The Waterford Incident" A boys' military academy is blanketed by a web-like substance and a hunter is attacked by an alien robot. (R) S® JERRY FALWELL x o cd RHOOA Rhoda and Brenda enroll in a night- time bookkeeping class to increase their earning capacity. (R) O CD O EVENING AT POPS Flutist Jean-Pierre Rampai touts the Boston Pop* in his rendition of ...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

Louis Gossett Jr. (I.) is Fiddler and LeVar Burton is Kunta Kinte when ABC presents an encore showing of the 12-hour saga "Roots," beginning Tuesday, Sept. S (see listings for further dates and times). SEPT. 5 daytime movies 9:00 CD® "The Mark Of The Hawk" (1958) Sidney Poitier. Juano Hernandez. An African fights lor freedom for his people while in the legisla- tive council 11:00 O® "The Immortal" (1969) Christopher George. Barry Sullivan A dying tycoon poses a threat to a test driver gifted with an immunity to dis- ease and aging 3:00 "To Die In Paris" (1960) Kurt Krueger. Louis Jourdan The leader of an underground movement in Par- is during World War I escapes from an escape-proof prison 6:00 00®0®0©©© NEWS 8® newlywed game s nbc news O © over easy Earl Wrightson and Lois Hunt per- form "Sing"; housing for seniors; strokes; enjoying meaningful work and family after a heart attack. (R) q over easy Editor Clifton Fadiman discusses his work with a children's magazine; Stuart Canin (S...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

Page 2 TV Week August 31,1978, DAYTIME 5:00 iptlclub fcoo 0 not for women only (tue-fri) © O 54" © jerry lewis telethon (cont'd) (mon) 00® new zoo revue ID impact (thu) q) this week in galves- ton (fri) (D sorting it out (mon) £D contempo(tue) 03 hola amigos (wed) © black outlook (thu) CD turn on(fri) (d town and country (mon) © viva houston (tue) © the show (wed) 6:15 ogd cartoons 6:25 © classroom (thu) © san antonio illus- trated (tue) 6:30 0 this day (tue-fri) O (D today in san anto- nio(mon-wed) 0 (13 farm and ranch REPORT 8® dolly (thu) IS marty bobbins (fri) os porter wagoner si nashville on the road (wed) 0 03 lilias, yoga and yolhthu) 0S center for open learning (mon-wed, fri) 0 ® manna (thu) (d ® the lesson (fri) 0 ® life in the spirit (mon) © & practical chris- tian living (tue) 0 sb charisma (wed) 8 cbs news classroom (wed. fri) 0 animals animals ani- mals (thu) ©playmates / school- mates (fri) 0 villa alegre (mon) ffl j abbe rj aw (tue) 0 grape ape (wed) 6:35 o town ...

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Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

liastrnp (County (Limes Release Week of August 31-Sept. 6. 1978 tic >" tic ☆ tic tic tic tic tic ti: tic tic tic tic ☆ tic tic tic tic tic ti: ☆ ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆ wm Alan Bates plays "The Mayor of Casterbridge," and Anne Stallybrass the woman he marries on PBS's Masterpiece Theater, where the seven-part dramatization of Thomas Hardy's tale premieres Sunday, Sept. 3. Complete Line Of Appliance Sales And Service. Ask About Builders Package For Your Appliance Needs. EH LITTON La Grange Plumbing Co. 750 W.Travis Phone 968-6446 Chambers

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Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

Pate B TV Week August 31,1S7« IH1WHBIWI War III (B ADAM-12 Ambush' Two killers capture Reed while he and Malloy are transporting a prisoner through Malibu Canyon (B BONANZA Between Heaven And Earth" Little Joe attempts to overcome his fear of heights by climbing Eagle's Nest Mountain 10:45 ODOO HAWAII FIVE-O Anyone Can Build A Bomb McGarrett is given 36 hours to deliver $100 million to extor- tionists threatening to detonate an atomic bomb (R) 11:00 Q3«EL HIJO OE ANGELA MARIA <B EMERGENCY ONE! "Breakdown A baiky fire engine truck involves the paramedics in an emergency of their own 11:30 OfB CAPTIONED WORLD NEWS TONIGHT O POLICE WOMAN Blast Pepper goes undercover to solve a murder involving a wealthy and influential family 11:55 OdlOO CBS LATE MOV- IE **V4 "The Day They Hanged Ktd Curry" (1971) Peter Duel, Ben Murphy Two outlaws attempting to go straight learn another man is claiming to be one of the infamous duo 12:00 OOXQS TOMORROW Guests Tom Gorman (baseball umpire). Tommy Bel...

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Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

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Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

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Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

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Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

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Page 27 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

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Page 28 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

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Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

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Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 31 August 1978

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 7 September 1978

% c Ololnttu Microfilm twiUr, Inc. F. 0. Dox 45436 Dallas, Texas 75235 ♦ Save money! SPECIAL $4 SUBSCRIPTION OFFER INSIDE! Serving Smithville, Bastrop, Elgin and all of Bastrop County 20< VOL. 87. NO.36 FIVE SECTIONS, 50 PAGES FOOTBALL! Amick's Tigers To Host Flatonia THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 7,1978 SM1THVILLF — The weather may not seem suitable for it, but the high school football season be- gins Friday in Texas, and in Smith- ville it starts with a renewed rival- ry- The Tigers will host Flatonia's Bulldogs at 8 p.m. Friday at Barry- Field. The teams last met in 1966, when Smithville won 28-0 and went on to be co - champions of District 19-AA with Bastrop. When the weather has not been too hot on the practice field for the Tigers this summer, it has been tew stormy. Monday, lightning and strong winds drove the team inside. Then the power failed and they were left in the dark. But first - year head coach Kick Amick is not about to let things get him down. He said that he was generall...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 7 September 1978

SEC. I. PAGE 2 THK BASTROP COUNTY TIMES. SMlTHVILLE. TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 7. 1978 IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIItlllUilllNIIIIHIIIIIIHlllllllllllllllllllllllllNIt pinions HHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIUinillHHIIIIIIHIIHIinniHilNHIIIIIIIIIHIII lllflllliailllllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIUI Keep Tower Krueger is proud of his anti - Texas vote on thi ing that Washington, D.C., after all these years, status equal to statehood. Sniffen Around By John Sniffen Football madness is upon us once again. 1 had seen the signs that it was approaching, but Monday night I had proof positive. There on the TV were 60,000 or more Dallas Cowboy fans screaming with glee as their team beat the Baltimore Colts. Beat? Destroyed would have been a better word. That's one of the pleasures of writing sports. You can use such descriptive words. I hate to admit it, being a one - time sports editor who was "reborn," but with the sound of helmet meeting shoulder pad ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 7 September 1978

THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 7. 1Q7K THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES. SMITHV1LLE, TEXAS 78957 SEC. I. PAGE 3 Biggs Enjoys EMS Work In Elgin By KAY WEBB ELGIN — For a year now, Ed Biggs has been in Efgin, providing a vital kind of medical care known as Emergency Medical Service (r.MS). Instead of being merely a means of transportation, an EMS unit carries personnel and equip- ment designed to give on-the-scene care and life support until the patient reaches a hospital. Biggs pointed out that ambul- spends to about 12 or 13 calls, which, Biggs admitted, is quite a change Trom 170 to 250 calls a week in Houston. Elgin EMS currently operates one unit, but around Christmas Biggs hopes to add a "floater" unit to cover the countv. The unit would be used initially to aid in handling heavy holiday- season emergency demands, and the response to the "floater" would determine whether it would be ances were once operated by funer- continued. al homes, but tnat practice has Although 86% of the EMS' calls changed...

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