in said Court on the 21st day of December, 1960, and the nature of which said suit is as follows: Being an action and prayer for judgment in faVor of plaintiffs and against defendants for title to and possession of the following described two tracts of land, each of which is a part of the George W. Davis Survey No. 15, in Travis County, Texas : FIRST TRACT: BEGINNING at the Southwest corner of the tract of land described as containing one acre, which was conveyed by T. Caswell and Julia Caswell to Baptist Church Colored of District No. 4 by deed of date December 14, 1875, which is recorded in Book 62, at Page 179, of the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas; THENCE North 29 deg. 25 min. East with the present fence line of said one, acre tract, 280 feet to an iron stake at the Northwest corner of said one acre or cemetery tract; THENCE North 60 deg. 40 min. West 16.7 feet to an iron, stake for corner; THENCE North 29 deg. 40 min. East with the West fence line of a 30 foot lane, 657.8 feet North 29 deg. 42 min. East 343.3 feet to an iron stake at the Southeast corner of the tract of land conveyed by John 0. Robinson and Kelcy Robinson to James F. Robinson and wife by deed of date January 19, 1960, recorded in Book 2142, at Page 306, of the Travis County Deed Records; THENCE North 29 deg. 42 min. East 70 feet to an iron stake for corner at the Northwest corner of said James F. Robinson tract; THENCE North 62 deg. 25 min. West 606.12 feet to stake for corner: THENCE North 29 deg. 53 min. East 554.93 feet to a stake for corner; THENCE North 60 deg. West 490.17 feet to stake in the East line of the right-of-way of the Southern Pacific Railway Company for corner; THENCE with the East rightof-way line of said Southern Pacific. Railway Company, South 0 deg. 40 min. East 1666 feet to stake at the beginning of a curse; THENCE along the curving East right-of-way line of said railway, South 8 deg. 56 min. East a chord distance of 565.4 feet to a stake for corner; THENCE South 60 deg. 16 min. East 51.15 feet to the PLACE OF BEGINNING, and containing 19.54 acres of land. more or less. SECOND TRACT: BEGINNING at the Northeast corner of the tract of land conveyed by T. Caswell and Julia Caswell to Baptist Church Colored of District No. 4 for cemetery purposes by deed of date December 14, 1875, recorded in Book 62, at Page 179, of the Travis County Deed Records; THENCE North 29 de . 43 min. East 625.7 feet to stake for Northeast corner of this tract; THENCE North 58 deg. 51 min. West 138.52 feet to stake for the Northwest corner of this tract; THENCE South 29 deg. 40 min. West with the East line of a 30 foot lane, 634 feet to stake for the Southwest corner of this tract: THENCE South 60 deg. 40 min. East 138.09 feet to the PLACE OF BEGINNING, containing 2 acres of land. more or less. Plaintiff’s allege that they are the fee simple title owners of the above described two tracts of land and that en September 1, 1960, they were in possession and were entitled to possession of said two tracts of land and that on said date defendants unlawfully entered and dispossed plaintiff and continuously since said date have unlawfully withheld, and now unlawfully withhold from plaintiffs the possession thereof. Plaintiff’s allege that they hold title to said two tracts of land under the three, five, and ten years statutes of limitations. Plaintiff’s further allege that each of the defendants is asserting some character of title or interest in said land, the exact nature of which is unknown to plaintiffs. Plaintiffs prays for costs of suit, and for relief, general and special, legal and equitable. 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 22nd day of December, 1960. 0. T. MARTIN, JR. Clerk of the District Courts, Travis County, Texas. By 0. T. MARTIN, JR. CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO Wilma L. Garrett Defendant, in the hereinafter styled and numbered , cause: You are hereby commanded to appear before the 98th 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 20th day of February, 1961, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 120,476, in which James D. Garrett is Plaintiff and Wilma L. Garrett is defendant, filed in said Court on the 30th day of December, 1960, and the nature of which said suit is as follows: Being an action and prayer for judgment in favor of plaintiff and against defendant dissolving the bonds of matrimony now existing between said parties; Plaintiff alleges that defendant commenced a course of unkind, harsh and tyrannical conduct toward plaintiff, which continued until the separation of both parties: plaintiff alleges that he did nothing to bring about this conduct; plaintiff further alleges that defendant was guilty of excesses, cruel treatment and outrages toward plaintiff of such a nature as to render their further living together insupportable; plaintiff alleges that two children were born of this marriage, to-wit: James David, a boy, and Bobby Wayne, a boy. and asks that the court award the custody of said minor children to defendant; Plaintiff alleges that ‘certain household furniture and effects, certain tools and personal clothing were acquired out of community funds and plaintiff asks the court to award these items to plaintiff; Plaintiff prays that the Court award him judgment of divorce, certain household furni ture and personal effects be awarded to plaintiff, and that the care and custody of the two aforementioned minor children be awarded to defendant; and for such other and further relief, in law and in equity, to which plaintiff may be entitled; All of which more fully appears from Plaintiff’s Original Petition on file in this office, and which reference is here made for all intents and purposes: 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 3rd day of January, 1961. 0. T. MARTIN, JR. Clerk of the District Courts, Travis County, Texas. By A. E. JONES, Deputy. CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO Grant Myers, Jr., and wife Georgia Lee Myers Defendants, in the hereinafter styled and num-. bered cause: by commanded to appear before the 98th 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 27th day of February, 1961, and answer the petition .of plaintiff in Cause Number 120,062, in which 0. H. Finck is Plaintiff and Grant Myers, Jr. and wife Georgia Lee Myers are defendants, filed in said Court on the 21st day of November, 1960, 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 debt and for foreclosure of a vendor’s lien. Plaintiff alleges that on or about the 20th day of November, 1950, cierendant made, executed and r Ivered ‘to Lloyd Payne and T. E. Wiley their promissory nate for the sum of $3,850.00. That said note was given as part of the purchase money for the following described real property, to-wi: Being a part of Oullot 23. Division “B”, in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, and being a part of that: on? certain one acre tract sold by E. H. Givens and wife, Wil liametta Givens to Lloyd W. Payne and T. E. Wiley, by deed dated March 22, 1950, of record in Vol. 1021, pages 552 554 of the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas, and a part of that certain tract of land sold by E. H. Givens and wife Williametta Givens to Lloyd W. Payne and T. E. Wiley, by deed dated Septem ber 27, 1950, of record in Vol. 1096, page 234 of the Deed Rec ords of Travis County, Texas, That said property was conveyed to defendants by Lloyd Payne and T. E. Wiley on October 25, 1950, and that in said deed of conveyance a vendor’s lien was reserved to secure payment of said note. That there is now due and unpaid on said nets the sum of ABOLISHING A JOB’ AUSTIN Representative Red Berry of San Antonio, hugging close to his desk to the right of the Speaker’s stand, has been waylaying everyone who will listen and presenting his straightforward arguments for legalized horse racing in Texas. He does not use the language of a college debater, but his arguments are sharper than most of them could think up. First off he shows you the April 27, 1960, Wall Street Journal, in which he has circled an item reporting that tax receipts from horse racing last year shot up nearly ten percent, to $243 million, in the 24 states in which betting on the nags is legal. “Those newspapers that say this has no chance to winit’s got a helluva chance to win,” he said. “I know this thing’s got a helluva chance to win. It’s a helluva lot of money, i’s a helluva tourist attraction. t’s no one-way proposition. Last year 56 million people went to see horse racing, two million more than football and baseball combined.” Berry, who has owned race horseshe sold his last one in El Paso a few weeks ago and who has been known to gamble, himself, believes racing would bring in $14 million a year in taxes. He would give the counties with the tracks two percent of each day’s and would split the state’s $14 million even with all the other counties. California raises $37 million a year for state services from its race tracks; New York, $96.5 million; Ohio, $12 million, Berry said. “And look at all the people it would bring in herethey buy gasoline and booze and cigarettes,” on which there are sales taxes. “I know we tried it before in Texas, but they didn’t know what in the hell they were doing. They didn’t know a horse from a mule. I know the situation. I had horses all my life,” Berry said. Drawing forth a green sheet bearing the stamp of the Texas Highway Department tourist division, Berry showed that in 1957 Texas had 10,300,000 tourists who spent $531 million in Texas, but in 1959 only 9,600,000 tourists spent $431 million. “That’s not hearsay, that’s the Texas Highway Departmentwe \(3 ,npped off $100 million in two years,” Berry said. In the city of Las Vegas alone, he said, income from tourists “not counting gambling” totaled $1,from 7,600,000 tourists last year. “That’s only three times as much as the whole state of Texas with a population in that city of about 65,000 people. In Texas the tourists spend $43 a head, in Las Vegas about $150. Who’s got the undesirables? Texas got the broke’, that’s what I saythe broke tourists.” Berry advocates submission of a constitutional amendment to permit local option elections in no more than seven specified Texas counties, Bexar, Dallas, Tarrant, Harris, Galveston, El Paso, and Midland. He thinks El Paso may not favor the idea since there is a track now in nearby New Mexico. Berry’s legislation would create a five-man state horse racing commission. If passed, this would put Gov. Price Daniel, a Baptist, in the position of supervising horse racing. Berry said off-handedly: “One thing about thishe can’t do a damn thing about it. If It pages he can’t veto it.” \(The governor of the state has no option about submitting to the voters a constitutional amendment approved by the Can’t Help It In accompanying legislation, Berry would set up an identification bureau to photograph and fingerprint all persons working at the tracks and to photograph and keep records on all horses racing in Texas. Counties in which the tracks were located would be responsible for policing their own tracks. Berry says his law will be copied after California’s, which has been revised every two years since 1933. Berry says the San Antonio chamber of commerce wrote ten other chambers in cities with racing. He showed copies of three letters: One, from the manager of the Hot Springs, Ark., chamber, saying the track there employs 150 persons a day, yields $1 million a year to the state, and is a tourist attraction. Another, from the director of research for the New Orleans chamber, saying there are two tracks in that city, that the arim.e rate shows “only a minute increase” during the racing easons, that retail trade and sales tax income increase to a slight degree, and that the city of New Orleans gets five percent of its income, $1.4 million last year, from the tracks. A third, from an executive of the Phoenix, Ariz., chamber, saying the track there is good for the tourist business and that tourists spend $150 million annually in Phoenix. Florida, Berry said, divides half its revenue from racing with the counties of the state. Volusia County, Fla., uses its part of the state revenue to supplement teachers’ salaries $175 each a year. What about the prospect of a working man going to the track LEGALS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Otto C. Pfluger, Werner M. Pfluger, Estate of Henry Timmerman, Deceased, Mrs. Hertha Knebel, W. A. Flachmeier, Raymond Flachmeier, Irene Flachmeier and Hugo Flachmeier, composing the firm of Pflugerville Gin Company, intend to incorporate such firm without a change of the firm name after the expiration of thirty days from this date, at which time the aforesaid partnership which has existed heretofore will be dissolved. Pflugerville Gin Company By Otto C. Pfluger Managing Partner PUBLIC NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION Notice is hereby given that the partnership of Anderson-McBrideWormley has been dissolved by mutual consent of the partners on June 1, 1960. All debts owing to and all claims or demands on said
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