‘Shattering’ To the Editor: There is quite a bit of speculation these days about majority leader Lyndon Johnson’s being prominent presidential timber in 1960. Those of us who watched the “Fort Worth debauchery” have never had any doubts about Lyndon Johnson’s intentions. Lyndon Johnson, who should replace Henry Clay as “The Great Compromiser,” has only a remote possibility of being nominated for President; even so, a shattering thought. We must nominate a man who advocates liberalism during and after election years; not an egotistical, political opportunist. RAY McCLELLAN 14403 Bandera St., Houston 15 ‘Texas Liberals’ To the Editor: It is good to have a free and unthrottled voice on the Texas scene such as we have in the Observer …. You and your paper have done a needed and difficult job for Texas Democrats, liberals, and other groups who often have no effective newspaper voice in Texas. But so much for bouquets. After reading a few of your recent articles I’m beginning to wonder if you don’t expect too much out of your Texas liberals. They are … Texas liberals and not of the New York or eastern school … They have not felt called upon, for example, to apologize for their junior senator, who they feel is their friend. They understand his silence on many of the heated issues that you complain so loudly about. They had rather have a moderate in office than have a disciplined diehard out of office. \(And I might add out of touch with most of his constituents even those who come under the I submit that if the Democratliberal coalition is to ever be effective in Texas in its primary objective, that of clean honest government, it must heed the counsel of men such as Yarborough and drive for support in the broader base of the middle of the road rank and file Democratic voter. To continue to demand for Texans a New York type of liberalism, coupled with a severe ideological discipline, will only hammer out a small cadre of super liberals with, alas, far too few voters following along to the polls. So much for politics. I still en joy reading t h e “u n -garbled scoop” in your paper each week. J. CHARLES WHITFIELD, JR. 2206 Hewitt Dr., Houston 18 \(Editorially the Observer has sought to be devoted to the human values liberalism anywhere is supposed to speak for; whether they talk like that in New York or Seguin is of no consequence to us. Nor can we conceive of any type of liberalism “coupled with” any kind of ideological discipline; to speak of liberals in “cadres” is a contradiction in terms. The Observer has no group’s “voice,” no voice at all except the voice the people who write in it feel within On Texas Tech To the Editor: I think your handling of the Texas Tech story has been excellent. I have found in past campaigns that the stretch of land from the northern boundary line of Midland County up to the southern boundary line of Ochiltree, Hansford, and Lipscomb is a broad solid belt of good Democrats. In fact, I think they are more consistently Democrat in this, belt than in any other area of the State of Texas. Right in the middle of the belt, we find Texas . Tech, and naturally it draws its enrollment from these people. How, under these circumstances, in the name of Heaven could a radical like J. Evetts Haley be the controlling power is beyond my comprehension. It is incredible, if not to say tragic. In the end, it will be the innocent students and their parents who will suffer. J. B. McNAMARA 219 Central Bldg., Midland Negro Allegiance To the Editor: I wish to take issue with Mr. Lyman Jones’s article in the July 26 Observer, “Some Questions,” and, if I may, answer the only question I think he raised, should the Negroes blame the Democratic Party with their failure to gain their civil rights aim in the present legislature? I can sympathize to a degree with Mr. Jones’s line Of thinking, as during the debate on civil rights at the AFL-CIO merger convention, the exact thought, “If I were a Negro I think I’d turn Republican,” passed through my mind. I was irritated by what I considered … some pretty ‘absurd reasoning, i.e., a statement …. that a strong civil rights stand would split the ranks of labor. I recalled the same dire predictions when our leadership insisted on compliance with the ethical practices code. The predictions did not materialize; in fact, we can now see any other course would have been disastrous …. After some thought it seems clear to me that these and similar reasons for continuing segregation are really not much more absurd than believing that a think Prefers `Bambi’ unique and immaculate a technique as Disney. “Bambi,” an adaptation of Felix Salten’s tale about a deer, is an excellent case in point. Here are pitched battle s, forest fires, scenes of terror, joy, and delight that would easily be the despair of any director. Disneyor perhaps his staffthinks nothing of the added handicap \(definitely but proceeds to present the action in the form best suited to the motion picture: in a variety of long, medium, and close shots, superbly edited and, at times, brilliantly conceived, set always to appropriate music. Few large studios manage so well. Now, I frankly found some of the excessive anthropomorphism painful, but such stuff was in the Salten original. And the art remains. Pull your hat over your eyes and slink in to see it. Or takes the kids or a couple of nephews. They make a good excuse. Then just pay attention to the way Disney does it. In its sense of excitement, its feel of movement, “Bambi” beats “La Sorciere,” “War and Peace,” “The Ten Commandments,” and “Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier” all hollow. BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT The birth of a new car, the Edsel, is announced by Ford Motor Company of Dearborn, Michigan. You are cordially invited to see this newest addition to the Ford Family of Fine Cars at your nearest Edsel dealer. ing Negro Democrat would turn Republican. I say thinking, because if he did much thinking he would realize that there was very litle difference between the Democratic and Republican civil rights platform, and at present both parties are guilty of using him as a political pawn. Actually I thnk the Northern liberal Democrats are the group who have fought the most consistently down through the years for civil rights … J. P. BAILEY 207 Alva Ave., Baytown LEGALS NOTICE TO CREDITORS of the Estate of Elizabeth Callaway, Deceased Notice is hereby given that original letters testamentary upon the Estate of Elizabeth Callaway, deceased, were granted to me, the undersigned, on the 12th day of August, 1957 by the County Court of Travis County. All persons having claims against this estate are hereby required to present the ‘same to me within the time prescribed by law. My residence and post office address are 904 Apt. C Donaldson Avenue, San Antonio 1, Texas. ROBERT W. CALLAWAY Robert Callaway, Executor of Estate of Elizabeth Callaway, Deceased. CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO Willie Miller Defendant, in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause: You are hereby commanded to appear before the 126th 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 30th day of September, 1957, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 107,295, in which Dorothea Brown Miller is Plaintiff and Willie Miller is defendant, filed in said Court on the 14th day of June, 1957, 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 towards her 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 is in issue; Plaintiff further prays for 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 12th day of August. 1957. 0. T. MARTIN. JR. Clerk of the District Courts, Travis County, Texas. By GEO. W. BICKLER, Deputy THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TRAVIS In the name and by the authority of the State of Texas Notice is hereby given as follows: TO: Alexander M. H. Stamps, Alex Stamps, Alex M. Stanley, Alex M. H. Stanley, and, the unknown owner or owners of the property hereinafter described or any interest therein; the heirs and legal representatives and the unknown heirs and legal representatives of each of the above named and mentioned persons who may be deceased; and the corporate officers, trustees, receivers and stockholders of any of the above named or mentioned parties which may be corporations, defunct or otherwise. together with the successors, heirs and assigns of such corporate officers. trustees, receivers. and stockholders. and any and all persons, including adverse claimants, owning or having or claiming any legal or equitable rest in or lien upon the following Cl eseri bed -property delinquent to Plaintiff herein. for taxes. to-wit: All those certain lots, tracts or parcels of land lying and being situated in the City of Austin. Travis County, Texas known and described as follows: Lots One of the Foster Subdivision of Out= of the City of Austin, according to the map or plat of said subdivision. Recorded in Volume l, page 34 of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas. Which said property is delinquent to Plaintiff for taxes in. the following amounts: $527.57, exclusive of interest, penalties and costs, and there is included in this suit in addition to the taxes all said interest, penalties and costs thereon, allowed by law up to and including the day of judgment herein. You are hereby notified that suit has been brought by the City of Austin as Plaintiff, against the above named persons, and the State of Texas and the County of Travis and the Austin Independent School District, as Defendants, by petition filed on the 12th day of July, 1957, in a certain suit styled City of Austin vs. Alexander M. H. Stamps, et al for collection of the taxes on said property and that suit is now pending in the District Court of Travis County 53rd Judicial District, and the file number of said suit is 107,499, that the names of all taxing units which assess and collect taxes on the property hereinabove described not made parties to this suit are, NONE. Plaintiff and all other taxing units who may set up their tax claims seek recovery of delinquent ad valorem taxes on the property hereinabove described, and in addition to the taxes all interest, penalties, and costs allowed by law thereon up to and including the day of judgment herein, and the establishment and foreclosure of liens, if any, securing the payment of same, as provided by law. All parties to this suit, including Plaintiffs, Defendants, and Intervenors, shall take notice that claims not only for any taxes which were delinquent on said property at the time of this suit was filed but all taxes becoming delinquent thereon at any time thereafter up to the day of judgment, including all interest, penalties and costs allowed by law thereon, may, upon request therefor, be recovered herein without further citation or notice to any parties herein, and all said parties shall take notice of and plead and answer to all claims and pleadings now on file and which may hereafter be filed in said cause by all the other parties herein, and all of those taxing units above named who may intervene herein and set up their respective tax claims against said property. You are hereby commanded to appear and defend such suit on the first Monday after the expiraand after the date of issuance hereof, the same being the 9th day of September, A.D., 1957 \(which is the return day of such District Court, 53rd Judicial District of Travis County, Texas, to be held at the courthouse thereof, then and there to show cause Why judgment shall not be rendered for such taxes, penalties, interests and costs, and condemning said property and ordering foreclosure of the constitutional and statutory tax liens thereon for taxes due the Plaintiff and the taxing units parties hereto, and those who may intervene herein, together with all interest, penalties and costs allowed by law up to and including the day of judgment herein, and all costs of this suit. Issued and given under my hand and seal of said court in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, this 13th day of August, A.D., 1957. 0. T. MARTIN, JR. Clerk of the District Court Travis County, Texas By JAMES FLETCHER, Deupty CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO Wanda Brogdon, Defendant, in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause: You are hereby commanded to appear before the 126th 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 30th day of September, 1957, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 107,746, in which V. L. Brogdon is Plaintiff and Wanda Brogdon is defendant, filed in said Court on the 12th day of August, 1957, 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 towards
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