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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 3 July 1975

I ( THURSDAY,JULY 3,1975 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 SECTION II.PAGE 3 mm m LILLIF. ZIPS F.M IN UNTITLED Game Of The Century By P R. Smith It was the Little Mamas versus the Big Mamas Wednes- day night at Dennis Walker Little League Park, with the score keeper insisting that the final score was tied 18-18. As with most incidents during this 'Game of the Century,' the final score was the subject of con- siderable controversy. It was, as promised in ad- vance publicity, a wild and wooly contest, with umpires, coaches and mothers becoming in- volved-- willingly or unwili ingly-- in the craziest softball game ever witnessed inSmith- viile. It started out calmly enough, with the Big Mamas leading at the end of the first full inning by a score of5-2. From than on, only the scorekeeper knew Eyebrows were raised and guffaws heard at some of the base-running, a photographer became involved in an call of interference which cost an out or a run, according to the team one ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 3 July 1975

* SECTION II,PAGE 4 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78951 THURSDAY.JULY 3,1975 Legion Hands Marrs First Loss Smithville's American Le gion Little League team did what no other team has been able to do last Monday evening--they beat the previously undefeated Marrs Jones nine It was a close one, with the Legion squad coming out ontopbyanarrow4- 3 score. Heady with victory, the same American Legion team did it again Thursday, beating out the winless Pioneers in another narrow one, 9-8 Meanwhile, the VFW had trounced the Pioneers 13-10 Tuesday night In PeeWee play during the week, the KC's marched on with an early week victory over the Wessels Superett, 14-3 The Lions trounced the Savings and Loan Tuesday by a score of 13- 2 Wessels followed Thursday by whipping the Savings and Loan team. Friday's games were rained out and were scheduled to be played Tuesday, July 1. Between games, the 1975 All Stars m Smithville Boys Baseball were announced and trophies were awarded Pending...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 3 July 1975

JL MMmfHHn in m . i n \ttm ifa-i THURSDAY .JULY 3,1975 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 SE CI 11 of of 111)! liil |ttH- >in of las I at i I | by kty, ce" iy" All Stars Play Close Contests Smithville's Girls Softball League All Stars squared off Wednesday night In two close, well-played games Outcome of (he contests, in doubt until the final innings, were PeeWee Shining Stars 6, Shooting Stars 4; and Major All Stars 14, Super MHHHItlllllHMUHIIIIUillllMIIIIIHIIHiliUMi Twenty Years Ago Vacck's Pharmacy Taken from the Times dated Thursday, July 7, 1955. Georgia Lee Zimmerhanzei and a girlfriend ate dinner Sun- day with her grandparents, Mr and Mrs Jim Mikulenka Mr and Mrs Felii Zurovec are the happy parents of a sweet little baby girl born to them in the Wagner Hospital in Shiner Friday, June 24, at 12.03 a m The little lady tipped the scales at six pounds and eight ounces She was given the name, Suz- anne .She is welcomed by two little brothers and one little sis- t...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 3 July 1975

SECTION II .PAGE 6 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY .JULY 3,1975 Cistern News Mrs. Gertrude Pavlica Hanna Family Reunion Held Interred Herf Tbe remains of Mr. Gus PtJ.ka, a long time resident of Sealy was brought back to Cis- tern for interment in the family burial plot in the Cistern Public Cemetery Saturday afternoon June 21 Mr Peska was well known here by theolderpeople having lived i!. this community when young here He has some relatives Reunion Attended Mr. and Mrs. John J. Beck. Mr and Mrs. Ronnie Beck, Ron- nie Jr. and Jamie Mr and Mrs Dan R Beck and Saxon attended the second annual Beck Reunion in Flatonia, Sunday June 22, THUNDERBIRD , > K SEPTIC SERVICE m } - • r 1 WE SPECIALIZE IN • SIPTIC SrSTtMS • BACKHOI WORK • DIRT t, GRAVEL • RANCH ROADS • WATER LINES 237-2549 112 Main SMITHVILLE 237.3*41 — 137-2000 88 of the Beck connection en- joyed a delicious noon meal and an afternoon of visiting Social The social sponsored by Sts Cyril and Methodius...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 3 July 1975

THURSDAY .JULY 3,1975 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 SECTION 11,PAGE 7 BASTROP COUNTY TIMES m set-kiiiSuy. THE, FOR SALE LIFETIME Cham Link Fences Complete and in- stalled Fret estimates Bullik-i % Supply Co phone 237-2402, P O Box 509, Smithvtlle Texas 78957 28 -tfr Monument- for all ceme teries, a beautiful $39 95 Bible free with each pur- chase Monuments leveled and cleaned For informa tion, no obligation, write Box 5239, Austin, Texas. 9-tfc SALE' SALE! Do you ha veto move? Call us Bastrop Moving & Storage. Phone#5l2-321- 2559 after 5PM Call 321-2425 or 237-2521 14 tfr r'OR SALE - New and used butane systems. Phone 237 2521 tfc Some people do read the small print in the want ads. To place your ad call 237- 2461 FOR SALE - New and used butane systems Phone 237-2521 tfc Spacious 20.0 cu. ft. UPRIGHT FREEZER with conventional defrost Cut s40 was *339" S29995 Shipping & Installation Extra Sears Ph 237-3539 209 Main Smithville Miscellaneous Carpet Cleaning ...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 3 July 1975

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 10 July 1975

t i inc. COll h Nl WS COUNTY "ULATION COM Ml) BERVK I % ^ZmH mmt* SERVING SMITHVILLE, BASTROP, ELGIN and ALL BASTROP COUNTY 15c VOLUME 84, NUMBER 28 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1975 1- SISD Taxes Will Increasel5% Smithville Independent School District taxpayers can look for ward to a 15 percent, across-the board, increase in their school taxes this year. This is the work from S I S.D Tax Assessor-Collector Law- rence Wesson this week after receiving directives fromTex- as Education Agency spelling out the district's monetary re- quirements under the Gover- nor's Education Bill passed by this year's legislature "Governor I)olph Briscoe promised, when he was elected, that there would be no new taxes while he was in office," Wesson commented Monday "TheEdu cation Bill that he pressure the legislature into passing did not Mayor Proclaims raise more money to meet those requirements "The only place the schools have to get money is through taxation ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 10 July 1975

Js#- PAGE TEX-PRINT CORP SMITHVILLE, TEXAS A SUBSIDIARY > TOOC PUBLICATIONS Times Photo Talking On Water Recent visitors to Lake Tex-Print on Highway 71 in Smithville included a deputy county sherrif and the Chief of Police, and Mayor of Smithville,and two representatives of the Texas Highway De- partment Initial attempts to prevent the formation of the large body of water, created by recent rains, were unsuccessful The Bastrop County Times has a stake in (his matter because two windows have been broken and numerous customers and em- ployees have been showered when cars and trucks plow through the pond. Therefore, we have been critical, in word and picture of the Highway Department's slowness in getting to the problem and their subsequent failure to correct it In a telephone conversation, Mr Lohman of the Department was critical of our criticism Mr, Lohman said, however, that he under- stood the need for criticism when an error is made and said that the Department will do all tha...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 10 July 1975

THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1975 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 PAGE Bastrop's Annual Homecoming Set Bastrop's Annual Home- coming will soon be here. The dates are July 31, August 1 and 2. During this time, the Bastrop County Historical Society will sponsor several projects. The first, a Bus Tour of the Historical Sites in and around Bastrop, will take place Saturday from 2 00 to 4 00 p.m August 2, after the big parade. This consists of fifty-three stops The small pittance of 50 cents will be charged for this event. On the afternoon of August 3 the second event will take place. A Tour of Homes will be conducted The J. V Gregg Home, The H E DueBois Home, TheG. P. Herndon Home, The H N. Bell Home, and several old churches will be featured The third sponsored event will be the opening of the Museum's 18th Century Kitchen. The date has been set for 7:30 p m. July 29th As an added attraction all places of businesses that sell antiques have been &;<kedto be open They aret...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 10 July 1975

PAM 4 Tht BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1975 On Display Antique Instruments BASTROP "Antique Musicai Instruments," the Bastrop Pub- lic Library's 4th Bicentennial Display, is now in place Spon- sored by the Bastrop Harmony C lub, the display was organised by Mrs J Vernon Gregg. In- struments displayed include two long English post horns, cWOO, used to alert villagers that the mail coach was arriving, and an Kn^lish 'CalltotheHunt Norn, clBOO, and a World War I Bugle with no keys and hence a limited range All horns belong to Mr. ami Mrs. Jim Troublefield. Mrs A H.Bohls brought in a musical toy hand made by her husband for their grandson. The instrument is popularly called a "thumb piano." and officially,a kalinka. Mrs. Ben T. Welch loaned her Mexican player harmonica, which is at least 43 years old Two piano-shaped music boxes, one of them modern, were loaned by Mrs. A.E Jones and Mrs Warren Higginb Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Gregg, well-known for their lov...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 10 July 1975

THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1975 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 PAGE 5 BSlPW Club Begins 10th Year Smithville's B&PW Club began the observance of its tenth year with a salad supper and installation of officers The even* which was held Monday evening at the Smithville Hospi tality House was presided over by outgoing President, Margaret Mick. Mrs Agnes Crawford served as installing officer, stating the theme of the installation as the "The world has need of you" Chain links were used to symbolise the linking of the duties of each office andofjticei to one another Installed as officers forthe75-76year were President. Peggy Walicek; President - Kiect, Verla Shuttlesworth; Vice President, Tarn McKeown, Recording Sec- retary, Frances Burleson; Cor- responding Secretary, Mary Andrews, and Treasurer, Paul- ine Winston In closing the installation ceremonies Mrs. Crawford pointed out five qualities of a good officer. They presented * . ^ * ir\ r • Times Photo NEW OFFICIAL FAMILY...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 10 July 1975

PAGE 6 Smi t h villi' Mem hers THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1975 To Attend FFA Convention Four members of the Smith- ville Future Farmers of America Chapter will attend the 47th State FFA Convention in Houston, Texas, July 9-11, 1975, in Houston's Astro Arena The theme for the convention is "FFA, A Chance For Growth " Stephen Seidel, son of Mr and Mrs Milbern Seidel, candidate for State FFA President and Clarence Karcher, Chapter Advisor, will attend the three- day meeting of representatives of over 900 FFA chapters from throughout the state which will include the awarding ofadvanc-. ed degrees, scholarships and awards to outstanding members of the organization. The following members attending will be voting dele- gates at the convention: David Schlortt. son or Mr and Mrs ttuinn Schlortt, Ronald Behrens son of Mr and Mrs. Ervin Behrens Keynote speaker for the FFA Convention will be Dr. Walter Kerr, member of the President 's Advisory Council F...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 10 July 1975

<i|f * Immmmm w\ THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1975 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 BASTROP COUNTY TIMES THE FOR SALE SERVICES ^^Miscellaneous Spacious 20.0 cu ft UPRIGHT FREEZER with conventional defrost Cut J40 was s339v^ $ 29995 Shipping & Installation Extra Sears Ph 237-3539 209 Main Smithville FOR SALE Automotive For Sale 1962 Chevey Pick-up Truck lor sale $250.00- 1969 CMC 21/2 ton - $600 00, Phone 237-2000 26-tfc LJHI'iMf ' I,.in. luik Fences Complete and in- stalled Free estimates. Builders Supply Co , phone 237-2402, P O Box 509 Smithville, Texas 789'>7 28-Uc SAl^F' SALE Do you have to move? Call us Bastrop Moving 4 Storage Phone 512 321 2559 after 5 P M Call 321 2425 or 237 2521 14 tic Monument', for all ceme- teries, a beautiful $39 95 Bible free with each pur- chase Monuments leveled and cleaned For tnforma tion, no obligation, write Box ,5239, Austin, Texas 9 tfc FOR SALt - New and useo butane systems Phone 237-2521 tfc SINGER SEWING and Vacuum center,r...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 10 July 1975

.... - -tr *i.; *■ :k % *■ 9^*- .<*■ , *&*&?* ■ V. ' . , • - ••"* ■•*.>. PAGE 8 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE. TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1975 Baseball All Stars Chosen Smithville's Boys Baseball League selected their AH Stars last Tuesday amid a pounding rainstorm which washed out both scheduled games In view of the weather, the tropheys signifying selection as an All Star were handed out under the shelter of the refreshment stand area The PeeWee Champion KCs placed five players on the league All Star team, while the Little League champion Marrs-Jones nine placed six All Stars. Sinithville All Stars will play Bastrop All Stars here Tuesday evening at Dennis Walker Little League Park Wednesday night, the two All Star teams will vie in Bastrop. Softball Women Show Interest Thirty seven women met at Dennis Walker Little League Field last Wednesday evening to organise a Women's Softball League in Smithville All of the women present sighed up to play, with names...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 17 July 1975

couft N1 WS COUN1 Y COM M U ULATION SERVICE Smstam (lltilmtu ® hues SERVING SMITHVILLE, BASTROP, ELGIN and ALL BASTROP COUNTY 15c VOL. 84, NUMBER 29 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY. JULY. 17. 1975 County Considers Data System By Mrs. Arthur Goertz The possibility ot securing Data Processing for the Bastrop County Court House, was oneof the main items discussed at the Commissioner fcouit Meeting, held Monday, July 14 Two people from the Data Processing Center Inc. of Austin, explained their data processing services to the com mlssioners They stated their services would maintain better records for the 26 Funds in the County, showing the cash balance, total receipts, dls- embursements, and ending cash balance, for the month, and the year, with a budget for the year. This would enable adminis- tration people to make decisions from the facts they stated, eliminating much detailed work for the treasurer,and giving her more time to add the responsi- bility of pur...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 17 July 1975

PAGE 2 )ur^ pinions Good Concept The Times compliments Smithville Councilman Carl Grimes on his determination to find a recreational use for Keilberg Park For nearly a year now, Councilman Grimes has been attempting to get citizens interested in the scenic area as a community re- creational area, but has raised little interest locally His sug- gestion at Monday night 's City Council meeting to equip the park as an overnight trailer park for short-time visitors is a good one, and worthy of consideration. Grimes feels that a facility such as a trailer campsite would attract visitors and commercial businesses to the city. He feels that the cost of putting in the needed electrical, sewage and water connections and fixing up the restroorn building would be returned to the city tenfold by those who would utilize the campsite However, much as we approve ofthe concept, we cannot agree that the sites should beoffered freeofcharge, including electri- cal use With the continually soaring power...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 17 July 1975

THURSDAY, JULY, 17, 1975 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 PAGE 3 Times Photo PR1ZI WINNING AUCTION Top attraction at the* 27th annual Watermelon Fest was the auc- tion of priti- winning watermelons The Grand Champion melon weighed in at 36 1/2 pounds and was bought by the Elgin State Bank for |4I5 00 rimes ruutu WATERMELON QUEEN Kathy Neidig Times Photo FORMER WINNERS Debbie Cronin, a former Watermelon Queen and Miss Texas U.S.A. 1973, assists the 1973 Tiny Tot Queen in drawing for prizes during the intermission of the Coronation Ceremonies. McDade Celebrates 27th Watermelon Festival Photos By Don Catherman WATFRMF.LON ROYALITY Times Photo ROYAL COURT Times Photo Tiny Tot Queen Gretchen Pohler and King Ross Bayer stand surrounded by the Tiny Tot Court and visiting royality. Times Photo ROYAL WALK 1975 Watermelon Queen, Kathy Neidig is escorted off stage by the Watermelon King for 1975, Rene Kovar TINY TOT QUEF.N Gretchen Pohler Times Photo Times Photo POPULAR ATTRAC...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 17 July 1975

PAGE 4 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 THURSDAY, JULY, 17, 1975 Mrs. Robinson's FASHION REVIEW PRESENTED BY ROBINSONS FAMILY FASHIONS ROBINSON'S welcomes new staff member ... Miss Cindy Coy. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Coy, and a '75 graduate of Smithville High School, recently joined the sales staff at ROBINSON'S FAMILY FASHIONS Wearehappy to have Cindy's assistance in communicating with our Mexican-American friends, and we feel her services will be very valuable to us in assisting them with their clothing needs -0--- ROBINSON'S wishes to thank our many fine customers for their response to our "Big Bertha Sale." We hope our "old" customers were pleased with the savings they made on their clothing purchases, and we welcome the many new customers who had the opportunity of getting acquainted with our merchandise Many special groups will remain at 1/2 or more off during July, and new items will be added daily, so be sure to shop ROBINSON'S first for all your clot...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 17 July 1975

THURSDAY, JULY, 17, 1975 THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES, SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 PAGE 5 Champie-Turner United In a double ring, candlelight ceremony, Mary LinCbampie became the bride of David Kei- ley Turner at Calvary Baptist Church in Bastrop,June 28,1975 The 4 00 p.m service was per- formed by Reverend Buddy Wilcoxen Given in marriage by her father, Max Chample, the bride wore a formal gown of white silk peau de soie with V-shaped standing neckline, molded bod- ice with Chant illy lace overlay, full length lace sleeves, raised waistline and flairedskirt with chapel length train A Juliet cap of peau de sole held a cathedral length veil of while silk Illusion. She wore a gold bracelet worn by her grandmother on her wedding day, and carried a bouquet of white roses interspersed with daisies and baby'sbreathin a ( Centennial Parrish Book Discussed By Mrs Arthur Goeru Father Alois Goertz of San Antonio, a native of Sacred Heart Parish. Rockne, who is writing a History of Sacred Heart Parish...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Bastrop County Times — 17 July 1975

THE BASTROP COUNTY TIMES. SMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 PAGE 6 !U THURSDAY, JULY, 17, 1975 Goertz Family Gathers In Rockne For Reunion USE TOUR SEAT BELT I Dairt| Queen Live a Little your local Dairy Queen > Thurs. Thru Sun. D. Q. Sundae SAMS Our Regular 40c Sundae Only 33c Nuts, cherry or whipped topping 5c extra. 3rd & Byrne St. Smithville 237-3587 By Mrs. Arthur Goertz Approximately two bund red tad flit; persons attentat the 3rd Annual Michael and Otillia Goerts Family Reunion, held Sunday, July at the Rockne VFW Hall All five of the nine children, of Michael and Otillia Goerta I still living attended These are Herman Goerta, Fred Goerta, Mrs. Emmett Hendrlx, (Paula) of Rocknu, Mrs Paul Goerta, (Margaret) New Braunfels, and Mrs Earl Callahan (Lucy) of Austin Also attending were two of the widows of deceased sons, Mrs. Matthew Goertz, and Mrs. Joe B. Goertz of Austin. Plus Goertz, wife of another deceased son. was unable to attend because of being hospitilized for an accident He...

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