Bastrop Advertiser and Bastrop County News (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. , No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 28, 1971 Page: 6 of 12
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By Ac« Reid
Let's hang around and sec what happens, Mr. New-
ome's fixin to try to borrow money to git breedin
stock—steers and gelding norses!"
First National Bank
IIASTKOI* COUNTY'S OI.IIENT BANK
'H'HKKE VOl' RANK WITH
Speaks To Croup
On Old Families
A regular meeting of the Bas-
trop County Historical Society
was held October 22, inthe Clara
Maynard Room of the Museum.
Hostesses were Mrs. W. T. Gunn,
Mrs. Jim Wells, Mrs. O. E.
Glenn and Mrs. J, 1„ Waugh.
A total of 31 members attended
from Elgin, McDade, Smithville,
Austin, San Antonio and Bastrop.
Mrs. Gunn, first vice presi-
dent, presided over the business
meeting, during which time the
secretary stated that the follow-
ing had become members since
the previous meeting: Miss Helen
L. Marrs of Smithville, Miss
Margaret S. Staples of Austin;
Mrs. H, C. Erliard, Mrs. Frieda
Harnett, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Roark, all of Bastrop
I,irthei II. Hill of San Antonio
gave an interesting talk on the
Burleson and Hill families, two
of tlie pioneer families of Bas-
trop County. As a sixth gener-
ation descendant of James Bur-
leson, Mr. Hill has given much
time to documented research and
to personal contact with members
of the two families, and told of
a number of Incidents as related
to him by 111s grandmother and
others. The society, of which
he is a member, appreciated his
coming to Bastrop to give the
Paintings by Elgin artists, ex-
hibited on loan to the Museum,
were much enjoyed by those
BASTROP (TEXAS) ADVERTISER. OCTOBER 28, 1971
Mary W right
Karmen Town send and baby boy
Arlene Slaughter and baby bo>
Toni Kadlecek and baby bo)
Jan Rinehart and baby boy
l^ee Ester King
ATTEND DINNER PARTY
The nurses and staff of Cart -
wlieel Nursing Home gave a party
recently, with 25 guests at-
A turkey dinner was served.
Oel. 10th For
Funeral services were held
for Mrs. Gertrude Hillman, 85,
of McDude on Sunday, October
10, iit 'he McDade Baptist Church.
Mrs. Hillman passed away In an
Austin rest home early Friday
morning, October 8, following'
a short illness.
The Rev. Walter Sutherland
officiated at the services, and
burial was In the McDhde Ceme-
tery. Special music was furn-
ished by Rev. and Mrs. Suther-
land. Pallbearers serving were
John Dube Sr., Car lie Klemm,
Alton Greenhaw, Wallace Wil-
son, and Wendel Wilson.
Surviving her are four sisters,
Mrs. Nora Berry and Mrs. Frank
Swartz of Austin; Mrs. S L.
Uranium Sr. of Bastrop and Mrs.
Stella Watson of McDade, and
a .lumber of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Hillman was bom
at Goodman, near Bastrop, on
July 5, 188<). She wasthedaughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Gillespie Hemp-
hill. She was married in 1910
to Sim Hillman, at her home in
Goodman, and they made their
home in McDade. Her husband
died in 1951. A member of the
Baptist Church, she was always
interested In her church work,
and In helping take care of the
cemetery. She spent much of
her time In service to others,
in an effort to make other people
Who tin* Washington trrrl
To Hold Workshop
In Oil Painting
Emmett and Roberta Wesley of
Taos. New Mexico and Sedona.
Arizona will I*' in Austin to con
duct a basic landscape technique
workshop for lieginning and inter-
mediate students of oil painting
November 15th thru 19th at the
South Austin First Federal Sav-
ings in Austin
The workshop will consist of
demonstrations, discussions and
slides dt aling with basic prob
It ins such as: llow to plan an
original landscape painting, color
mixing, use of light and shadow,
creation of the illusion of distance
and perspective drawing. TV
student is expected to complete
at least one original landscape
by the end of the week Classes
will be 10 a. m. to 3 p m. for
five consecutive days.
The Wesleys previously owned
the Hill Country Art Gallery on
l«ike Travis and are well known
in the Austin area. They now
own Conquistador Gallery of Taos,
New Mexico and The Wesley
Gallery of Sedona, Arizona.
Among Wes' painting credits is
the official portrait commissioned
by former Texas Governor. Allan
Shivers, which now hangs in the
State Capitol building Other no
table portraits include Roberta's
U. S. Secretary of the Treasury,
John Connally and Texas l.t
Governor Ben Barnes. Their paint-
ings also hang in the collection
of President Lyndon Baines John-
Information on tuition and re-
gistration is available by contact-
ing Mrs L Speir at 926-9331, or
fi8(H Mira I-nnui Lane, Austin
Catfish Clinic On October 29
A t atfish Farming Clinic will
be held Friday, October 29 at
the LaGrange High School
Auditorium In LaGrange from
9:30 to 4:00 p.m., sponsored by
Congressman J. J. Pickle In
co- operation with the Texas
Agricultural Extension Service.
Everyone interested In fish farm-
ing should attend.
A & M Wildlife Specialists
Wallace Klussmann and Don
Stelnbach; Marketing Specialist
Dr. Bill Black and Congress-
man J. J. Pickle will be on the
program, according to Ed
Migura, Bastrop County Agent.
Icebergs are always formed of
It's Chicken n
I lave lunch with us on Thursdays and enjoy
chicken 'n dumplings like grandma used to
^ SERVED EACH ^
Try Our Workman's Lunch for $1.00
"Eating Out Is Fun!"
SANCTUARY OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BASTROP
The First Baptist Church
Beautiful New Church Building
It is our wish that Church Members and their friends
may enjoy many hours of worship and fellowship
in this outstanding new facility.
Colorado County Federal Savings
& Loan Association
Home Offiee - Columbus, Texas
Itraiieli Offiee - Kaly, Texas
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Standifer, Amy S. Bastrop Advertiser and Bastrop County News (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. , No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 28, 1971, newspaper, October 28, 1971; Bastrop, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238332/m1/6/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bastrop Public Library.