The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 89, No. 34, Ed. 1, Thursday, June 10, 1976 Page: 1 of 8
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THE fBARTLETT TRIBUNE
VOLUME NO. 89
Bartlett Texas. Thursday June 10 1976
FORD FORUM! Gaherhi
FACTS AND FUN
By Nbra and Uobort
Our neighbors to the west
Schwertner did it again? When
we arrived (around 2 p. m.) cars
were parked in all directions.
More than a thousand (wo esti-
mate) were on hand to celebrate
the second annual affair. Many
old timers and former residents
were seen in groups getting re-
acquainted while listening to the
different bands and
This celebration is an out-
growth of the Schwertner Com-
munity Improvement group
which is composed of the best
people you'll ever meet. Many of
the residents arc descendants of
the Jate Mr. and Mrs. A. Sch-
wertner. Congratulations folks 1
Remember the Bartlett Jay-
cees will sponsor their second an
nual Frog Hunt June 12th and
More than 1000 people gath
ered at Schwertner Sunday for
On Dean's List
Several local students were
named to the Dean's Honor List
and the Dean's List at Temple
Junior College for the spring
the Second Annual Schwertner term as announced by Dr. H. C.
The streets of Schwertner
were crowded with people who
gathered for th0 gala activities
throughout the afternoon and
for many it was a homecoming.
ng io uic Showers during the later part of
watcning.i- ffm.lnn unnA npHvif!
for a short time-but visitors
were soon able to continue on.
Entertainment began at 2:30
"p.m. with a Czech Choral group
from San Antonio The Beseda
Folk Dancers of the SPJST
Lodge in Seaton The Chapel
Swingers Square Dancers of
Dallas The Dixie Flyers Coun-
try and Western Band of Austin
Jodie Dubec and the Silverston-
es of Taylor and The Polka
Waltz Band of Pflugcrville.
Also featured were the Be
Students named to the Dean's
Honor List have acquired a
grade point average of 3.G or
higher for the semester. Re-
quirements for the Dean's List
nre students scoring 3.0 or hig-
her during the semester.
Nanrnl to the Dean's List was
Rose Thomas of Bartlett.
Students named to the Dean's
List includo Bobby Burns Art-
'uir White. James Hightower
Carmen Moeller Peggy Pacha
Robert Ramsey Lana Reese
Janie Volney and Jane Williams.
Rites Monday For
WnLV m. i aiso luuiuruu were mu ru- x it t
13th. These young men are busy i Bhrin n nmi th rrh l.nnol KocirIrm
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end. Of course there will be A flea market and an arts and . Mineral services for August
more than the frog jumping con-craftg exhibit and auction were Ehlv. GG. local resident were
test and the frog leg supper. aiso events of thc nftornoon and '""ducted at 9:30 a.m. Monday
Don t forget to attend all activi-'te Schwertner 4-H Club also ' the Goodnight Funeral Home
tlc&p " ' ' 'snonsornd n bocth for thn Rvent.rifl at 10 a.m. Monday in S. S.
I A barbecue dinner was served rv and Methodius Catholic
' hurch in Granger with the Rev.
George Tydlaika officiating. En-
mbmont was in Holy Cross
emetery in Granger.
Rosnrv was recited at 7:30
i m Sundav in the Goodnight
. Mr. Ehly died Friday nighLin
Temple hospital after a long
1927 graduates of Granger. i-. i n i
High School are trying torcolc- WhHo adults danced nd vis-
bratc their 50th anniversary and itetl youngsters wore able to
want to locate all members of tke rides on Shetland ponies
im. clas3 " T . ... 03car Schwertner co-chair-
The name of Josephine Dnska mnn of the-association said tho
is on my list and I have not organization has 70 members
learned her married name or ivjrijr -v;tbiivftvmile radius
hereHhemay 'be locateli. Any- of Schwertner who assstcd in
ono having this information coordinating the festival
please write the Bartlett Tribune sinco the association was
oi-Nora Mae Wilhams Ford farmccl n ycnr ag0 th comm.
Box 136 Bartlett Texas 76511. unity has buiIt a city park from
inS.a!!V!e?f mo5 .?inc? an old dumping ground and have
1927 but I hate to admit I mnde numerous improvements
don't remember her name and : ! nni ni- fv.vnrif
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You have no idea how I hate
Drum Majorette and twirlers
for the high school band were
elected recently at Bartlett High
Karri Waddell daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Don Waddell was
elected as Drum Major. She will
be a sophomore this fall.
Elected twirlers were Nancy
McBay and Brenda Janke. iNan-
cv is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas McBay and will be
a senior at BHS.
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Lcroy Janke Brenda will be a
junior at BHS.
Bartlett Jaycees will have
their second annual Frog Hunt
this weekend at Johnnie's Ser-
vice Station on Highway 95
south in Bartlett. Tho activities
will begin on June 12 at dusk
and will continue through the
day on Sunday Juno 13th.
The events scheduled will in-
clude: from dusk on June 12th
until 2 p.m. on June 13th the
Frog Hunt will be conducted.
The frogs will have to be turned
in uncleaned and in good condi-
tion (whether alive or dead).
The teams will consist of no
more than 4 members and the
entry fee will be $5.00 per team.
The prize money will be given
for the most points according to
how many live and dead frogs
are brought in by each team.
First place will receive S60.00
second place will receive $30.00
and third place will receive
SI 5.00. Hunters may hunt in
thir own areas and pay their
entry fee when they turn in
The Frog Jumping Contest
will be held on Sunday. June 13.
The prizes for this contest that
will be given arc: First place
$100.00; Second place $50.00:
and Third place $25.00. Ah en-
thb event that a contestant does' 'aradc isJschcih;lcd t0 begin.
not have a frog a frog will be
provided at no charge. I
Fh is-year -there will be an Gy-Xpiyir
Begins V. B. S. At
Vacation Bible School at the
irst Baptist Church begins
Monday morning June 14th and
will continue through Friday
Juiirj 18thr each morning from
8:30 a. m. to 11 a. m.
There will be classes for all!Rmlroad Commissioner:
State Rep. Jon Newton gained
a quick victory Saturday over
former Texas Land Commis-
sioner Jerry Sadler in a very
tent voting filling the spot on
the lexas Railroad Commission.
In the race for a place on the
0lJ.?f CrmInal Appeals W.
1. Phillips showed a slight edge
over his opponent Carl Dally.
In Williamson County run-off
races Edward J. Walsh defeated
Norman Manning in the race for
Billy Ray Stubblefield pre-
sently assistant Williamson co-
unty attorney won the county
attorney's seat by defeating
Jean M. Loving.
Incumbent Williamson County
Sheriff August Bosshard won
his bid for re-election by defeat-
ing Dale Swofford.
Following is how Bartlett Bell
and Williamson County voters
voted in Saturday's runoff election.
children ages 3 years through
the sixth grade.
A parade on Saturday morn-
ing June 12th. will begin the
Vacation Bible School All child-
f rennn V ' n i 'ren wisin to participate in tho
SS i f? f Pf K ml t lrfo o naked to meet at the
-equircd to enter this event. In 'ullvi u7 m .. ..i
ent for children 12 and under.
There will be a Frog Sacking
. i mere win oe a rrog oncKing-Tv a T P .
was born in Loyal; Okla. Contest with prizes for first se-'DrOpS L DCteatS
IS n retired custom farmer rnnrl nnrl f.hiwl nlnrns Anv nhilfl.1 '
. ..... . ""- -"" I""- J- "Fil-il r .
anu a memoer oi b. s. uynl and 12 and under will be able to ni'PllPP S-7
"ipari.icipaie proviuuu inat unu ui
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uranger. .their parents is there to enter Senior League baseball action
Survivors include two brot- thom in the event. Each child saw thn J. (Vs snffW ln9o. in
Hiers Joseph G. Ehly of Loyal 'will be racing against the clock Holland 14-5 on June 1. and a
ill 1 i i Ml mt. .. i i n . .
Okla. and Otto C. Ehly of Sep-
ilveda Calif.; and three sisters
Miss Bertha Ehly of Bartlett
Mrs. Acmes Gatz of Lamnasns
Helen Lauderdale of
and the best time will win. There
is no entry fee for this contest.
An exceptional Arts and
Crafts Show will be available
for those who like to browse or
buy. Jewelry antiques ait work
to publish the above information. Dr. JoC R. Bumet
On May 14 I celebrated my birth-
day anniversary and the Luthe- floirnprl Pv "Hnl-li
ran preacher had the audacity to 'UUUIIILU & ULcllIl
ask my age. I replied 39 and then Wmvi wno M.!.:. iOM itQ
Rev. Kneten remarked. "How do wnnk nf tho rWtti of rir .Ton p Hujro Wolf. Joe Barabas Jr.. Al- will hn nn disnlnv."
you explain your 42 year old son Burnet former Bartlett physi-'vi" Marek Bonner Stach and Lunch and supper will be ser-
jiODDy i i repnea tnat i marrieu cjnn Burial was in Louisville' "oy Laws. jved at a cost of $3.00 per plate.
The meal will consist of l'rog
legs and sausage and all
Pallbearers were Joe Pekar ceramics and many other items
(Continued on page 4) Ky
Has Regular Meet
Mrs. Ford Hosts
Dr. Burnet was born in 1910
served in World War II and
came to Bartlett soon after tho
war He left here in 1950 to Rrirlaf PlnK
take up practice in Effingham 1'11g JlUU
For the past several years he
Members of the Weslevan
r.iivtln mnf Mnnflnv mrnm'nn- Sn had bedl Oil thfi staff nf t.llO Vn.
the Methodist Chuich with Mrs. terans Administration Hospital nome lnst wcek-
TU Tir!.l.l. 1 VT -v in C!lii.nirnrn.f Tn i'rHAnn -fnm ATra Plvrln (
Judge Ct. of Criminal Appeals
Curl Dally 12 28
W. T. Phillips 13
Edward J. Walsh
Billy Ray Stubblefield
Jean M. Loving
August H. Bosshnrd
I Program Planned
Mrs. Jewel Ford entertained I A nnn.i fL.JL
thc Friday Bridge Club at her1 At.DaptlSt lillUlCH
Bob Wright and Mrs. Oscar in Shreveport La. retiring from ' Mrs. Llyde Uoodnight held Baptist Church in
A Youth Choir from the First
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Lange as hostesses. .that position because of ill mgh score lor tne aiternoon. 'under the direction of Mrs.
Mrs. Leslie Douglas chair- health. Death apparently result- A dessert course was served Theresa Covin will present a
man presided at the business cd from a heart attack. to Mesdames Goodnight Joe special program at the Sunday
meeting. Plans were made to He is survived by a son and-Coker. T. T. Moore Oscar Koe- evening worship service here at
have a no-host supper in Temple three daughters and several pke Kirk Knight Oscar Lange the First Baptist Church Sun-
on Monday July iotn. xne K"uciuiurun.
group will meet at the ehuroh
Mrs.' Railie Whitlow distri-'LJCil LO Mill! DUS
Robert Ford James Bailey and
buted pledge cards for the new
Pick Un Tune 17th
Mrs. 'Elmnr Hrvnr was lender 1
qf the program of the day. Mes- . Well County Mini Bus will
dames Leslie Douglas Robert .1LK up senior cit zen 3 nere inn r
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Zelenevitz
attended funeral services in
Frenstat Saturday for Antony
vnesek age 15.
Mrs. Minnie Thaler of
day beginning at 7 p. m
The program is entitled
"That's The Truth."
The public is cordially invited
"r.-rsy" ". .w "7 : .KZ Wimod here last week
Ss on T chPlSE Town Hall. T and Nrma" ThlUer
The leader closed the meetinir Anyone neeamg transporta- ""i"1-
with prayer '"on to the Town Hall is asked to
a .1 ii.' .... ... ..j pnnf.ncf. Mrs Oltro MnfT7..ln
to Miss Esther iSaage Mesdames nl she will have the bus pick;"
Clarence Marchak Harold Elm- vo" UP at nome
ers Elmer Cryer George Pond
Mr and Mrs. Marlin Henry
ttended Market in Houston
Curtis Saage William Whitlow
Milford Watson Leslie Douglas
Flora Meissner Charlie Oldham
Cleo Patton Robert Ford Os-
car Lange and Robert Wright.
4-H CLUB TO
Members of tho Schwertner
4-H Club will meet Tuesday
night June 15th at 7 p. m. at
the Schwertner Club House
All members and visitors are
encouraged to attend'
C. F Campaign
Mrs. Fob Ford local chairman
of thn Cvstic Fibrosis campaign
would like to remind everyone
"hn Tins not yet mailed in their
contributions and wish to do so ! illy John and Darrell and a
to please mail them to her asi'iend Micky Graham of West
Mrs. Pat Hightower and Pet-
" Hightower and Mrs. Lois
Henry of Ft. Collins Colorado
isited in Philadelphia last week
vith Miss Vickey Hightower.
Mrs. Dorothy Watson of Aus-
n was a recent visitor of her
mother Mrs. Jack Scale.
Wenk-ond guests of Mr. and
Mrs. C. R. Hempel were Mr. and
Mrs B. E. Lockwood and sons
American Legion will sponsor
ia dance Saturday night Juno
12th. at the American Legion
Hall in Bartlott.
Music will be furnished by
"Ken and The Starlighters."
The chairman would like to
(rjrMo oljt tne drive as soon as
Columbia. S. C: E. A. Lock.
wood of Buda Mr. and Mrs. W.
D. Williamson Faye Britton of
Bend and Tom Evans of Austin.
C Of C Adds
More new members have been
ndded to the list of memberships
to the Bartlett Chamber of Co-
mmerce. Added to the memberships
are W. L. Stokes Jr. David Wolf
uid Watson Florist.
loss to Salado 12-3 on June 4th.
then defeat Florence 3-2 in a
hotly contested home game
Monday June 7th.
Bartlett held a 1-0 lead over
Holland through the 5th inning
but Holland finally got in on the
ball and took a 6-1 lead over he
J.C.'s in the 6th inning. The
J. C's tried to rally in the botton
of the Gth scorinc S rnriR nn hfbti
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tnOhv Fflrlin SrnH nnrl Tlnln Unwann.
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but 7th inning play saw Holland
score 8 more runs putting things
out of reach for Bartlett.
On June 4th the J. C's travel-
ed to Salado for their first mat-
ch with the Eagles. Bartlett
jumped to a quick 3-0 lead the
1st inning but from there on
were unable to connect on Eag-
les pitcher A. Dunning. Salado
took the game 12-S.
In a home game Monday ev-
ening Bartlett handed Florence
their first loss of the season. If
you missed seeing this game
you missed a good one. Again
the J. C's grabbed a 1st inning
lead of 1-0 with the first batter
short stop Charles Crathers
taking a base on balls right
fielder Rob Ford slapping out
a single then center fielder Den-
nis Thomas punching n double
bringing Charles in to score. J.
C's starting pitcher Eddie Scott
put Florence batters dowp al-
most in order through the 4th
inning then suffered cramps in
his pitching arm and had to sit
out the remainder of the game.
Eddie faced 17 batters struck
out 3 walked 4 and allowed no
hits before turning over pitch
ing chores to his relief Andrew
Lindemann. Fifth inning play
saw Florence first baseman K.
Futrell get their only hit of the
night and in this inning manag
ed to get a 2-1 lead over the J. -
C's by scoring pitcher D. Wales
Bartlett went down in orJer
tho 6th but never giving up
allowed no Florence hits or runs
1 (Continued on page 5 .
There were a total of 107
votes cast in the Bartlett Will-
iamson County box and a total
of 25 votes in Bartlett Bell
Afternoon Adult Fo'lowship
group will meet Fridav after
noon. June 11th at 2:30 p.m. at
the Town Hall.
The fellowship will feature
singing games handcraft and
The fellowship group is spon
sored by the First United Meth
odist Church First Baptist
Church and St. John Lutheran
All adults men and women
in the community are invited to
Miss Norma Beckman was
hostess at her home Thursday
'ftemoon for the June meetingr
f thi Presbyterian Women of
Mrs. Erwin Raeke gav0 the
opening prayer. Miss Norma.
"("''mnn. chnirmnn presided at
he business session.
p secroMry pro-tem Mrs.
O T Koenk- reoorted 21 cards
n'l S visits for the month.
The treasurer's report was
''iven by Miss Cora Eeckman. It
'vs annou"od thi t-h- nxt
Mootjncr wil1 ho in October with
Vri O J K-epke as hostoss and
'e-uiPr for tV meeting.
ivi'ss Nol"' 15 krmm was
inflor for the Bible lesson
-w-Vfs 0f Comfort and Hope"
Win 14 apiWed bv Mrs. O. J.
KopkP and Miss Cora Beckman.
Refreshments were served
during the social hour.
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Ford, Robert C., Jr. The Bartlett Tribune and News (Bartlett, Tex.), Vol. 89, No. 34, Ed. 1, Thursday, June 10, 1976, newspaper, June 10, 1976; Bartlett, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth82670/m1/1/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bartlett Activities Center and the Historical Society of Bartlett.