OHNSON Your Democratic Candidate “HONESTY IS STILL THE REST POLICY”. Reduce,high taxes ‘State utility commission $75 monthly pension at 65 HMS.: 1901 RALEIGH AYE., AUSTIN 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. IL Jones and unknown heirs, Mrs. R. A. Jones and unknown heirs, A. F. Jones and unknown,heirs, Seborn Higging and unknown heirs, Berry Fowler and unknown heirs, W. F. Smith and unknown heirs, Mack Collins and unknown heirs, Ada Collins and unknown heirs, Tommie Green, Vincente Castillo, the heirs and legal rep resentatives 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.E. 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 yarns ; 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 yarns, 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 andhave 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 hand and seal of said court, in Austin, Travis County, Texas, this 24th day of April, 1956. 0. T. MARTIN, ‘JR., Clerk of the 98th District Court of Travis County, Texas By: D. T. MARTIN, JR. Issued this 24th day of April, 1956. 0. T. MARTIN, JR., Clerk of the 98th District Court of Travis County, Texas BY S 0. T. MARTIN, JR LITTLE THEATER GETS NEW HOME From a Stable Loft to a Drafty Barn to La Villita; Last Season 16,321 Attended the 6 Plays Produced \(This report is the second in a series of three articles on the San Antonio Little Theatre. It was written by Kay Crews of San Antonio at the Observer’s request with the idea that it might suggest procedures to other communities that want to set up local theNegro friends may politely ask if they may come into our church on a Sunday morning to worship. Certainly Christian love has no answer but to kindly plant the request. While he could tell by compressed lips and meaningful frowns that some members of Augustana did not agree, no one openly opposed Rev. Seastrand’s position on integration at that point. Later there were rumblings that 50. percent of the membership would leave if the policy continued. On several other occasions that year Rev. Seastrand brciught up the . “chalrenge of integration” to his congregation, emphasizing repeatedly that he was not submitting his personal opinion but that his position was dictated by his “Lord and Bible.” Speaking’ on the “responsibility of Augustana,” he pointed out : We are aware of the Negro in our community. The circumstance, I know, is one for concern among some of our congregation, and I am frank to say that for a long time this has been a matter of deep concern to me, not that I am disturbed in the presence of Negroes, but by the disturbance of some of you, my people …. It is not my purpose to force upon you my own convictions and attitudes. I do not sa y you have to believe as I do, but it is my purpose to endeavor to lead you into the word of God …. As Lutherans we hol,d basically that the Bible is our Presidential Racing Form AUSTIN The latest Gallup Poll on Democratic presidential prospects places Lyndon Johnson well down the national list but shows he is very strong in the South among Democratic c ounty chairmen. In the nationwide pot, Johnson drew only 7 percent as against 29 for Stevenson, 21 for Kefauver, .12 for Symington, and 8 for Harriman. However, Richard Russell, Harry Byrd, .arid Johnson together got 20 _percent. In the South, only 22 percent of the chairmen supported Stevenson and 12 percent Kefauver, whereas Johnson got 15 percent and Johnson, Byrd, and Russell together got 49 percent. Byrd and Russellas well as most of the other potent senators of the Southhave endorsed Johnson. THE TEXAS OBSt,RVER Page 7 May 16, 1956 4 \(Pk shop. was organized, an adjunct of SALT, but with officers and a place of its own: First it produced in a loft of .”the stables behind the old . Kampman home, with ,a stage at least the Size of a pocket-handkerchief. authority in all matters pertinent to faith and practice. Ephesians 2:14 For He is our peace, who has made us both one, and has broken down the dividing wall of hostility. Acts 17:26And He made from one every nation of men to live on all the face of the earth. . REV. SEASTRAND taught his congregation that “the door the first Pentecost and it. has never been clOsed. To speak of a church deciding to open its doors to minority ‘group members is to betray a fundamental misconception of the very nature of the church. Man may indeed decide to close the doors of a particular. congregation but he does so at the cost of doing what may be irreparable damage to his brother’s soul, and possibly to. loss of his own. Book of James : To him that knoweth to. do good and doeth it not, to him it is sin.” But, says Rev. Seastrand, in the beginning, the Christian faith of some of his most devout members was sorely tried by prejudice. At one point, six members of Augustana’s 18-member ‘board voted to move the church to another location. The pastor, while affirming that the proposition was proper from a legal viewpoint, declared that “morally it is positively irreconcilable with Christian brotherhood. We may be able to remove ourselves geographically from this problem …. but we can’t move ourselves responsibilities.” Rev. Seastrand emphasized that it was not his wish or intent to “force integration on anyone.” He said: “There will be Negroes, like some white people, who will keep together, but, it must be a matter of choice, not force.” LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS CITATION BY PUBLICATION `THE STATE OF TEXAS TO Al Beckman, Defendant, in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause. to appear before tbe 126th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas., to be 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 103,982, in which Zel, phie 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 de-. cree 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., Clerk 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, William 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, found a hearing. Directors, as well as actors and playwrights, were found right in the group, and Carl Glick, and Coates Gwynne when he came along, were always willing supervisors. The president of the workshop was a member of the Little Theatre Board of Directors. This workshop functiOned for five years very successfully, two in the stable-loft and three in the old Green Gate Theatre, but then it was absorbed into the workshop acquired in the meantime by the major organization. SALT, after rehearsing in various hotels and homes and building sets anywhere and everywhere, had established a workshop. First it was in a huge, drafty barn on Austin Street; then it was moved to a two-storied building, complete with service elevator and spiral ,stairway, on San Pedro Street; for the past ten years it has been in the area reclaimed by the late Mayor Maury MaverickLa Villita. ACTORS AND technicians for the Little Theatre productions are found everywhere in the town, at military bases, in the schools, in business and professions, or in the home. \(Many a housewife and mother has season 143 actors, 182 technicians, and 240 doormen and ushers, participated in the season’s six plays. During that season 16,321 attended the productions. SALT has, on a number of occasions, gone beyond the San Pedro Playhouse with its productions. “Everyman” was presented in the Sunken Garden Theatre in outdoor extravaganza style. Two melodramas, with -olios, have been produced in Music Hall fashion: the first, “Fashion,” at the K.C. Hall in pecember, 1949; the second, a revival of “Gold in the Hills,” by San Antonio’s J. Frank Davis, at the Corral Room of the Pearl Brewing Company, in October, .1955. “Light Up the Sky” and “Rope,” in 1950, were presented in Tudor stagMenger Hotel’s Minuet Room. In 1951 “The Curious Savage” was produced in the auditorium of the Alamo Heights High School. A lot of the shows have been taken to the various Army and Air Force bases, as well as to the hospitals at Lackland and Fort Sam Houston.,Last season one show was presented, by request, in guest performance at the Little Theatre in Lake Charles, Louisiana. As an example of growing interest of the community, several plays each year are sponsored by civic organizations, clubs, sororities, and other groups that work in cooperation with SALT in the sale of tickets. Director Joe Salekand Little Theatre players pailticipate in outside activities allied to theatre. Salek judges speech and play tournaments and lectures at schools or clubs on theatre, drama, acting and technique. Twice he has directed Little Theatre actors in one act plays for the annual speech arts luncheon in the Anacacho Room of the St. Anthony Hotel. He has directed several dramatized style shows for clubs and stores. He, with Mrs. Harold Greenlee, Mrs. David Sacks, and others, each season helps in casting senior plays at. the high schools. He and. Miss Kay Crews have several times sat in on the rehearsals of Negro Little Theatre plays as consultants. Miss Crews and Mrs. Carl Atkins have also directed one-act plays for the annual speech arts luncheon. Atkins is head of the drama Department at San Antonio College, and Miss Crews directs the spring play at Saint Mary’s Hall, an Episcopal girls’ school. Both have also directed the pageant for the Easter sunrise service at the ,municipal auditorium. Mrs: Harold Greenlee directs the spring play for St. Mary’s Catholic High School. \(Next : How SALT helps provide entertainment during San. Antonio’s annual Fiesta Week TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that Norman E. Montgomery, Chester H. Chiodo and Walter A. Montgomery, partners, doing business as Power Tools Company, intend to incorporate such firm on May 1, 1956, under the name Power Tools & Equipment Company. POWER TOOLS COMPANY San Antonio, Texas by NORMAN E. MONTGOMERY CHESTER H. CHIODO WALTER A. MONTGOMERY TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that Fred Miller and Gerd Miller, partners, doing business as Miller Curtain Company, intend to incorporate such firm without a change of the firm name after the expiration of thirty days from this the 24th day of April, 1956. MILLER CURTAIN COMPANY San Antonio, .Texas by . FRED, MILLER GERD MILLER MAN WANTED: Good Rawleigh Business now open in Southeast Travis or North Bastrop County. If willing to conduct Home Service Business with good profits. see E. D. Stevenson, 96Y, Red River, Austin, Texas, or write immediately Rawleigh’s Dept. TxE-1’171-45, Memphis, Tenn. SAN ANTONIO Four one-act plays were presented In 1929 the Little Theatre Workeach month, and’ many original plays Houston Church Integrates NOTICE 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 g Texas, and its affairs turned over to the Liquidator for the Board of Insurance Commissioners
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