Western Republic Life Insurance Company and Bankers General Life Insurance Company assumed liability by virtue of their respective contracts with the Receiver dated March 30, 1956, and April 6, 1956. All persons having a claim against Home Life & Accident Insurance Company are notified to present the same with legal proof thereof to me at my office in Austin, Texas, within one hunBlank proof of claim vyill be furnished on request P. 0. Austin J. D. WHEELER, Liquidator for the Board of Inhurance Commissioners Box 13 61, Texas 41. Thirty cases of polio already have been recorded in Nueces County this year. TWenty-two of the stricken reside in Corpus Christi and there have been six cases at Mathis., Standard Oil Company of Texas has announced plans for construction this summer of a $25 million addition to its El Paso refinery, which will boost the plant’s capacity ‘front 36,000 to 61,000 barrels a day. Kaufman County, Sheriff James Becker and two of his deputies have filed a motion for dismissal of a $182,436 suit charging them with false arrest and wilful mistreatment of Jerrell King, 22, Fort Worth aircraft plant worker. The officers denied misconduct, and said the suit lacked federal jurisdiction when it grew out of ‘an . automobile wreck near Kemp.. The Dallas Slum Clearance Com mittee says it will .ask the city council to pave streets in the Little Mexico rehabilitation area so that home owners will become eligible to secure FHA repair and improvement loans. Veterans Administration officials asked the Senate Appropriations Committee to disapprove a .$3,500,000 fund to renovate the VA Hospital at McKinney, because they plan to close the facility and move as soon as a new hospital can be built in Dallas. , , budget for the fiscal year begin-; ning Sept 1, has been set at $12,812,744, an increase of $515,744, according to Lanier Cox, assistant to the president. Salaries for 14 additional top teaching positions, and more money for maintenance and equipment are set up in the increase. A 20-year-old expectant mother, Mrs. J. W. Carter of Fort Worth, was seriously wounded last week by what police said was a drunken, wild firing gunman. More than a dozen shots were fired in the Carter neighborhood, at about 1 a.m., with several of the bullets narrowly missing other residents. The United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co., has agreed to make a $10,000 settlement with the Houston Housing Authority on the $25,000 bond coverin former FHA manager E. W. Blum, who was convicteet, of defrauding the government with misuse of funds. 1, Former Notre Dame law school dean Clarence E. Manion, speak:. -ing in Houston’s Music Hall, said last week that Southern leadership provides the last hope for states’ rights and constitutional government. Rep. Harold Parish has proposed in .a speech at Taft adoption of a state constitutional amendment reallocating the 35 cent state advalorem tax to state school building and water conservation programs. Aransas County’s 66 year old Moslem temple type courthouse main landmark at Rockporthas been demolished to make way for a new modern county building to be constructed at a cost of $390,000. The old courthouse, built in 1890, cost $19,494. Gov. Shivers gave Agriculture . Commissioner John White a $25,000 deficiency appropriation to assist an airplane spraying program on six million Panhandle acres where grasshoppers are a threat. A. B. Shoemake of U.S. Trust & Guaranty was said ready. to leave the vets’ hospital at McKinney, but Mrs. Shoemake said she couldn’t take of him, so he stayed there. In . a news interview, Shoemake appeared t o think this is 1946 and that he is still living in San Saba. William Miles, a white-bearded, 49-year-old nature lover, asked the U. S. Attorney in El Paso about his legal chances of establishing a long THE TEXAS OBSERVER Page 7 May 9, 1956 dreamed-of free love colony. Told his chances were slim, Miles explained: “It would not be a lewd colony. We would live by the highest moral principles.” Heart massage restored the heart beat and breathing of Frank B. Summers Jr., 13-year-old Houston junior high school student, injured when he fell and struck his head on a’ music stand. Police roadblocks checking driv ers coming back into El Paso from Juarez to determine whether the motorists are intoxicated have caused a 35 percent cut in Mexican border nightclub business, the owners complained last week. Some club owners have cancelled their memberships in the El Paso Chamber of Commerce. Jack B. Porter, National Republi can Committeeman of Texas, in a San Antonio meeting, promised drouth-plagued farmers and ranchers “feed and financial relief as quickly as possible.” Housemothers at a University of Texas sorority house, which was raided by some 40 male students who got 13 pairs of nylon panties and other’ items, have demanded prosecution of the raiders. Only four of the boys were apprehended after the raid, which was the biggest at U.T. since 1952. President Eisenhower will speak on international of fairs at Baylor University’s 1 1 1 t h commencement AUSTIN Does Pappy O’Daniel still have the “it” that mowed down rows of opponents in 1938 and 1940 ? Voters will getan idea Saturday when he ‘mounts his . “big, bright, fire-engine-red truck to put out the raging fire in our state government which the professional politicians kindled and fanned with -graft and corruption for the benefit of themselves and certain big special interests who control them.” LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO Al Beckman, Defendant, in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause. to appear before the 126th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas, to he held at the courthouse of said county in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, at or before 10 o’clock A.M. of the first Monday after the expiration of 42 days from the date of issuance hereof ; that is to say, at or before, 10 o’clock A.M. of Monday the 4th day of June 1956, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 108,982, in which Zelphie Beckman is Plaintiff and Al Beckman is defendant, filed in said Court on the 17th day of April, 1956, and the nature of which said suit is as follows: Being an action and prayer for judgment in favor of plaintiff and against Defendant for decree of divorce dissolving the bonds of matrimony heretofore and now existing between said parties. Plaintiff alleges cruel treatment on the part of defendant toward plaintiff of such a nature as to render their further living together as husband and wife altogether insupportable. Plaintiff further alleges that no children were born of said union and no community ,property was accumulated ; Plaintiff further prays for the restoration of her maiden name of Zelphie Allred and for costs of suit and relief, general and special; All of which more fully appears from plaintiff’s original petition on file in this office, and to which reference is here made. If this citation is not served within 90 days after date of its issuance, it shall be returned unserved. WITNESS, 0. T. MARTIN, JR., Cleik of the District Courts of Travis County, Texas. Issued and given under my hand and the seal of said Court at office in the City of Austin, this the 17th day of April, 1956. 0. T. MARTIN, JR. Clerk of the District Courts, Travis County, Texas’ ELI GREER, Deputy THE STATE OF TEXAS TO: Thomas Puckett, Caleb Garrett and wife, Irene Garrett, C. R. Puckett, Miranda Puckett McRae, Lorenzo D. Puckett, S. W. Hotchkiss, John Champion and wife, Mary E. Champion, Cornelia F. Hotchkiss Brown Willenberg, Martha E. Hotchkiss Bostick Whitten, Nathaniel Moore and Puckett, Hanna B. Puckett, Daniel W. Hotchkiss, Mable Willenberg Dietrick, Henry Hotchkiss, Milton S. Hotchkiss, Dewitt H. ‘Hotchkiss, John B. Walters and unknown heirs, John F. Weber and unknown heirs, Jesse I. Graham and unknown heirs, E. D. Townes and unknown heirs, T. J. Moore and unknown heirs, Nancy Puckett and unknown heirs, Mary’ E. Champion, wife of John Champion and unknown heirs, A. F. Boyce and unknown, heirs, J. Y. Cain and unknown heirs, Sugar M. Cain and unknown heirs, M. EL Jones and unknown heirs, Mrs. R. A. Jones and unknown heirs, A. F. Jones and unknown heirs, Seborn Rigging and unknown heirs, Berry Fowler and unknown heirs, W. F. Smith and unknown heirs, Mack Collins and unknown beimAda Collins and unknown heirs, Tommie program. He will be awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree. Sophie Tucker, original “Red Hot Mama,” got the Maceo syndicate’s new Balinese Room open to standing room only crowds. The famed nitery a n d gambling hall burned down more than a year ago just as Sophie was preparing to start an engagement. The City of Houston anticipates paying a light bill of $805,000 during the current year for the operation of 10,500 street lights. This does not include operation of 7543 installed free and maintained in Houston by the Houston Lighting & Power Company. Negroes swam last week in Cor pus Christi’s Butt Pool when it was opened for the season under new integratioii policies. No incidents were reported. Half a dozen Negroes were among the pool’s 239 customers. Houston Vice Squad officers ar rested the “proprietor” and eight customers of a juvenile gambling hall and confiscated a roulette wheel, cards, poker chips, and dice. The boys ranged from 12 to 16 years of age. Galveston Mayor George Roy Clough has asked Police Chief Willie Burns to prevent Negro and white persons from dancing together at dances held in the City Auditorium. ‘ “It can only lead to trouble,” he said. More than 900 “`large industrial and commercial users of natural O’Daniel will have his hillbilly boys’ with slim. Meanwhile, the loyalist field was left to Ralph Yarborough when Agriculture ConithisSioner John. White announcedon the wave of farmer optimism attendant to the recent rains that he will seek re-election. Dean Johnston, state president of the. Young Democratic Clubs of Texas which convene in Austin this weekend, Green, Vincente Castillo, the heirs and legal representatives of each of said named Defendants who are deceased, the heirs and legal representatives of each of the heirs of the named Defendants, if the heirs of each of said named Defendants are deceased, the heirs and legal representatives of each of the heirs of the heirs of the named Defendants are deceased ; and all persons claiming any title whatsoever to the land hereinafter described. You and each of you are hereby commanded to appear before the 98th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas, at the courthouse thereof, at or before 10;00 a.m., on the first Monday after date of issuance hereof, the same being the 11th day of June, 1956, in a suit numbered 103,994 on the docket of said court, and styled Dick Lockwood vs. Caleb Garrett, et al, wherein Dick Lockwood is Plaintiff and the persons named above are Defendants, filed in said court on the 19th day of April, ‘1956,’ and the nature of said suit ,being Trespass to Try Title to 24 acres of land located in Travis County, Texas, in the J. B. Walters Survey, and described as follows: BEGINNING at the N.B. corner of a tract described as SECOND TRACT in a deed Recorded in Book 857, page 196 of the Travis County Deed Records, from Sanchez to Lockwood ; THENCE along the East line thereof in a southerly direction 729.5 yams: THENCE east along an extension of the . South line of the above tract 181.75 varas: THENCE northerly parallel to the East line hereof 732 varas. THENCE Westerly 195.75 varas to the Beginning. which suit is brought by Plaintiff against the Defendants wherein the Plaintiff is alleged to own and be entitled to the possession of said property although the Defendants claim and assert some interest therein and have questioned the title of Plaintiff and have dispossessed him and damaged him, and Plaintiff seeks an adjudication of title and possession as well as damages. days after the date of its issuance, it shall be returned unserved. WITNESS 0 .T. MARTIN, JR., Clerk of the 98th District Court of Travis County, Texas. Given under my band and seal of said court, in Austin, Travis , County. Texas, this 24th day of April, 1956. ti OTICE TO THE CREDITORS OF HOME LIFE & ACCIDENT INSURANCE CO. DALLAS, TEXAS Home Life and Accident Insurance Company, Dallas, Texas, was placed in receivership by order of the 98th District Court of Travis County, Texas, and its affairs turned over to the Liquidator for the Board of Insurance Commissioners on March 14, 1956. The Court has ordered that all policies, contracts, and agreements under which Home Life & Accident Insurance Company was in any way hound as an insurer are cancelled as of 11:10 A. M. March 14, 1956, save and except, however, those policies and contracts of insurance on which gas were notified last week by United Gas Corp. of a 28 percent rate increase to become effective June 1. State Land Commissioner. Earl Rudder said in Corpus Christi that if the persons who sold land under the veterans land program have assets, it is still possible that the state will not lose money over fraudulent sales. Insurance commissioners of eight Southern states, meeting in Austin, passed a resolution expressing confidence in the Texas insurance industry. The resolution, in part: “The present insurance board … have by their positive action stabilized the insurance industry as a whole … the overwhelming majority \(of Texas’s 2,000 and Ander competent management.” A team of Labor Department wage officials is making a survey to determine the prevailing wage that should have been paid bracero cotton pickers in Dawson County last fall. Cotton farmers paid $1.55 a hundred pounds on the average, which they contend complied with the Mexican labor agreement. Labor department . officials figured The braceros should have received . $1.75 per hundred and are seeking to collect $200,000 from farmers in a dozen counties to send to the cotton pickers at their homes. 0. Trial of two white men accused of the murder of 16-year-old Negro John Reese last October \( Observer, mid-May on a defense pleading that a material witness was ill. said Yarborough and U.S. Sen. Mike will be the principal convention speakers: ARTHRITIS? I have been wonderful], blessed in being restored to active life after being crippled in nearly every joint In my body and with muscular soreness from head to foot. I had Rheumatoid Arthritis and other forms of Rheumatism, hands deformed and my \\ankles were set.
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