The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 96, No. 34, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 21, 1991 Page: 2 of 22
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Bosque Collection Receives
Material From Veteto Estate
MERIDIAN - The Boaqua County
Collection he* received the following
histone*l maten&ls from the estate of
Bob Veteto of Houston: all research
papers including those on E.P. Booth,
Smith Bond, the Smith family, and
the Veteto genealogy papers; all
Texas and local
Plans for publishing Kate Booth
McNeill Memoirt are being mads by
the unpublished hooka, Kate
McNeill Memoir and TV Eaetland
In additioo to this material, the Col-
lection has received Veteto * com-
puter and printer.
Bob Veteto, a native of Booque
County and a graduate of Valley Mills
High School, was deeply interested in
the efforts being made by the Booque
County Historical Commission to
preserve the local history of the
county in the Bosque County Col-
Although ha lived in Houston where
he was employed as copy editor by
The Houston Chronicle, Veteto origi-
nated the Bosque Letter, newsletter
for the Bosque County Collection, and
helped with the publication of this
quarterly letter until his death in Sep-
and Money rJ
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VETETO HISTORICAL MATERIAL - Mr*. Lola M. Veteto
(right) presents Elisabeth Torrence deft), chairman of the Bosque
County Historical Commission, with a check in memory of her
ton, Bob Veteto, for the Bosque County Collection. Shown is some
of the material about to be transported upstairs to Collection
headquarters in the Bosque County Courthouse.
-Staff Photo By W Leon Smith
Former Clifton Woman
Is Walnut Springs Mayor
WALNUT SPRINGS - Doris Fenn,
a former Clifton businesswoman, was
sworn in as mayor of Walnut Springs
Aug. 16. She will fill the unexpired
term of former Mayor John McDowell,
Specializing in Custom Designs
for Weddings and Corporate Offices
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who had resigned recently, through
Mayor Fenn was sworn in by Mayor
Pro Tsm Karen Whitehead. The
mayor received 97 votes in the Aug.
10 special municipal election.
Eleven voters cast ballots for her op-
ponent, David Millar. Eight voted for
In an interview with The Clifton
Record, Fenn commented, “I’ll do
what is beat and what will benefit
Walnut Springs. There is a long road
ahead, and wa have on# hill to climb
at a time.”
Mayor Fenn said that aha intended
to carry out her duties "according to
laws, rules, and regulations.”
Although the mayor has held state
and district offices in organisations,
this is the first public office she has
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When former Mayor McDowell
resigned, Mayor Fann was ap-
proached by fellow Walnut Springs
residents who urged her to run.
“I felt that it was my civic duty,”
she said, in explaining why she had
responded favorably to their wishes.
Mayor Fenn and her husband, John,
relocated in Walnut Springs in 1963
The mayor said that her spouse was
supportive of her efforts, a* always.
Although he has had heart problems,
Mayor Fenn said that her husband ap-
pears to be doing well at this time.
The mayor is undecided about
whether she will seek re-election
when her term expiree.
"That decision will have to come
later,” she commented.
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proach procedure to this airport,”
Stateor's latter concluded.
Since meeting FAA requirements
for a beacon would involve a major
renovation project, Council member*
indicated that they planned no early
further action on the proposal.
Action Deferred On Lot
City Council members decided to
take no further steps in connection
with the proposed purchase of a park-
ing lot next to the post office. The city
had offered $16,600, the asking price,
for the property, which is under con
trol of the Federal Deposit Insurance
Federal Resource Management,
Inc., Austin, advising the city of
another offer for the land, indicated
that Clifton could increase its bid if
it wished. Council members decided
to hold to their $16,600 bid and not
enter a possible bidding competition.
Concession Stand Report Made
The Clifton Chamber of Commerce
dose not plan to operate the conces-
sion stand at the Olsen Park swim-
ming pool next year, according to
President George Marin. Marin does
not anticipate a profit from the stand
this year for either the dumber or the
city, he told the Council.
Initially, four employees were hired
at $4.26 an hour to staff the stand at
various times. Later, Marin voluntar-
ily manned the operation, to reduce
Marin suggested that the pool cashi-
er could also operate the concession
stand next year.
Legion Makes Park Plana
Jodie Seljoe of American Legion
Post 322 will show Council members
plans for installing electric light poles
in an area below the post’s headquart-
ers building in Riverside Park. Seljoe
will work out details in cooperation
with Superintendent of Parks Robert
M. West, Jr., Lons Star Gas Co., and
Texas-New Mexico Power Co.
Lone Star Gas Co. will be involved
to insure that its fas distribution lines
in the area are avoided during con-
The location, which is on the first
level off the park road, would be a site
for barbecue cookoflk held by the post
It would receive power through under-
ground wiring connected to the
Legion post’s electric meter.
flu Legion barbecues do not com-
pete with the annual National Cham-
pionship Barbecue Cookoff in
Meridian, Seljoe told the Council. He
said that parsons can qualify at the
Legion barbecue* to enter the Merid-
A grant for funding a possible coun-
tywide water treatment plant may be-
come available, City
Secretary/Treasurer Barron told the
Council. She learned of it at an Aug.
8 meeting in Meridian.
Others attending the session includ-
ed Hugh Davis, executive director of
Heart of Texas Council of Govern-
ments, Waco, who discussed the pos-
sibility, and Bosque County Judge
Ernest W. Reinke, Jr., Meridian
Mayor Joe D. Rickard, and Earl
Courtney, Meridian director of public
works. Davis will advise Judge
Reinke of any ftiture developments
BRA Meeting la Planned
A meeting of the Brasos River
Authority will be bald at 7 p.m. Wed-
nesday, Aug. 21, at its headquarters
in Waco, City Secretary/Treasurer
Barron advised the Council. Updated
Lake Bosque cost estimates and far-
ther information on litigation involv-
ing the project are expected to be
topics. Barron, Mayor Hollingsworth,
and soma Council members hope to
16 Rural Traffic
WACO - The Tons Highway
Patrol investigated 16 rural traffic ac-
cidents in Bosque County during July,
according to Sergeant Roger Kucera,
supervisor for this Highway Patrol
Kucera reported that these acci-
dents resulted in four deaths and 11
Total rural traffic accidents in
Bosque County for this year la 86,
which have resulted in six deaths and
62 injuries, he added.
Slates Bake Sale
CLIFTON - On Saturday, Aug. 24,
the Immanuel Lutheran Youth Group
will have a bake salt at Thrift Mart
beginning at 9 a.m.
Congregational matching founds up
to $460 arc being applied for through
Heart of Texas Branch Lutheran
Brotherhood Branch No. 8223.
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Council Hear* Parka Raport
Parka Supt. Wert informed the
Council that volleyball court equip-
ment and axerciae station* have been
installed at Olaen Park. Electric light-
ing for the tennis courts and
playground equipment should be
A tentative swimming pool schedule
includes plans to keep the facility
open from 4 to 7 p.m. through Labor
Day, Monday, Sept. 2. Swimming
time for senior citizens will continue
to be provided from 11 a.m. to 12 noon
through Monday, Aug. 26, according
to plans which are subject to change.
West said that initial operation of
the pool has provided “good records to
studv for next veer.”
Alderman Jim Held agreed that the
city could learn much from the first
This year’s Clifton High School
homecoming bonfire at Riverside
Park will be smaller than last year’s
and situated further back from the
trees, West told the Council. Last
year's blase scorched a few pecan
trees, so Mayor Hollingsworth recom-
mended that this year’s event be well
Recycling To Be Considered
Mayor Hollingsworth suggested
that the Council include the recycling
topic under general discussion for the
Sept. 10 Council meeting. The mayor
will meet with the owner of a local
recycling business before the Council
acts on a suggestion by Alderman
Haid recommended that curbstone
recycling be instituted in cooperation
with Centex Waste Management.
Inc., McGregor, the firm which col-
lects Clifton business and residential
rubbish and garbage. Heid suggested
that newspapers, plastic, colored
glass, and clear glass be included
among articles picked up for
Mayor Pro Tern Mary Sue Craweon
told her colleagues that she had no-
ticed that some junk items had been
placed beside the Goodwill Industries
collection box downtown. She won
dered if moat reaidenta were aware
that Centex Waste Management, Inc.,
will pick up one large discarded item
Acceptable items to discard this way
include white goods, such aa stoves,
refrigerators, washers, and driers, and
furniture, auch aa sofas, chairs, tables,
and couches, if left at curbaide on a
City Secretary/Treasurer Barron
will carry out the mayor pro tern’s
proposal that this information appear
as a message on municipal water bills
in a future month.
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