THE LOBBY, THE SCANDALS, POLITICAL MORALITY We continue with installment two of John Bainbridge’s article in the April 22 New Yorker on Texas’ political culture.-Ed. NEW YORK To judge by their words, Texans are in uncontested first place in opposing federal aid to education. While thundering continuously against this and every other federal grant, the Dallas News from time to time prints stories like a recent one headlined “Uncle Sam’s Business Fills Important Role for Dallas,” which reported that the city has more than ten thousand federal employees, with a combined payroll exceeding thirty-five million dollars a year. “That’s the federal government in Dallas,” the article said. “Big, busy, and vitally important to the city’s economy, it ranks as a major ‘industry.’ ” It went on to quote Chamber of Commerce officials, who said, “We are just as interested in attracting new federal offices and keeping the ones we already have as we are in getting and keeping industry and business.” There was, therefore, considerable disappointment when, in May, 1960, the House Public Works Committee refused to approve the construction of a new twenty-six-million-dollar Federal Building in Dallas. Nobody was more upset than Representative Bruce Alger, the only Republican member of Congress from Texas, who declared that the Committee’s action was an attempt by the Democratic leadership “to punish the citizens of Dallas for daring to elect a Republican congressman.” He has made it clear that he intends to keep right on fighting not only for the Federal Building in Dallas but against federal aid in every form. He is so unalterably opposed to it in principle that in 1958 he had the desolate distinction of being the only member of Congress to vote against free milk for school-children. ‘He keeps his constituents informed on how he is saving the taxpayers’ money, in this and other ways, in a weekly newsletter, which, alone among congressmen, he has printed in the Congressional Record, at a weekly cost to the taxpayers of a hundred dollars a page. A PART from its ambivalence to ward ward Washington, the state government of Texas is itself quite generally free of hypocrisy. 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Brichta; Amelia Brichta; Robert Brichta; Augustus Brichta; Louisa B.Galpin; Sarah Mathers; Harriet Hales et vir Thomas D. Hales; Elizabeth Roberts; Cecelia Brichta Townsend also known as Cecelia B. Townsend also known as C.B. Townsend; G. A. Bahn; Wiley Hudson; Burgess Haydon et ux M. H. Haydon; W. H. Hudson et ux Ann E. Hudson also known as A. E. Hudson; S. H. Milum; Thomas Sylvester also known as T. H. Sylvester et ux Jane E. Sylvester also known as Jane E. Silvester; E. Toungate et ux Ann C. Toungate; Joseph Williams et ux Emeline Williams; J. A. Hudson also known as Joseph A. Hudson et ux Trophena Hudson also known as Tropenie Hudson; J. H. Milum et ex Tennessee Milum; Henry Hudson also known as H. G. Hudson et ux D. A. Hudson; C. F. Merwin et ux Nell Clough Johnson Merwin also known as Nell Clough Johnson; C. Wendlandt also known as Carl Wendlandt; Mrs. Sophie Wendlandt; Charles Wendlandt, Jr., if living; and if dead, the legal representatives of each of said Defendants, and the unknown heirs of each of said named Defendants; the legal representatives of the unknown heirs of each of said Defendants, if the unknown heirs of said named Defendants are dead; the unknown heirs of the unknown heirs of said named Defendants or, if dead, the legal representatives of such unknown heirs of the unknown heirs of the named Defendants, Defendants in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause: by commanded to appear before the 126th District Court of Travis County, Texas, to be held in 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 3rd day of July, 1961, and answer the petition of plaintiffs in Cause Number 121,385, in which Louis C. Page, Louis L. Southerland and George M. Page are Plaintiff and Henry Wendlandt, Emma Savage nee Emma Wendlandt, et vir Fred Savage, Edward Wendlandt, Theodore Wendlandt, Alvin Wendlandt, and the hereinbefore named defendants are Defendants, filed in said Court on the 16th day of March. 1961, 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 land, to-wit: Beginning at an iron pipe at fence corner post on North side of Farm Road 620, for a corner of that certain tract conveyed to Frank W. Jessen, et al by deed recorded in Volume 1033, Page 185 of the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas, said point being in the North line of the Leonard Eck Survey and the South line of the Wiley Hudson Survey, for a corner of the tract herein described from which a rock mound found at the Southeast corner of the Wiley Hudson Survey bears S 60 deg. 59′ E. 273.15 ft., and S 60 deg. 24′ E. 292.65 ft.; Thence N 60 deg. 54′ W a distance of 1053.40 ft. to a fence corner post for the Southwest corner of this tract; Thence N 26 deg. 49′ E. a distance of 624.9 ft. to an iron pipe set for the Northwest corner of the said Jessen tract in the 715 ft. contour line along the margin of Lake Travis; Thence with the 715 ft. contour line with the courses and distances as follows: N 77 deg. 34′ E. 79.4 ft., N 85 deg. 36′ E. 175.4 ft., N 73 deg. 34′ E. 77.4 ft. to an iron pipe set 1.0 ft. Northeast of the centerline of the “H”-Frames for a corner of this tract; Thence S 34 deg. 34′ E. along a line 1.0 ft. Northeast of the centerline of the said “H”-Frames, a distance of 543.7 ft. to an iron pipe set for a corner of this tract; Thence along the North side of the said gravel road with the courses and distances as follows: N 37 deg. 31′ E. 95.5 ft., N 54 deg. 15′ E. 205.2 ft., N 74 deg. 09′ E. 209.9 ft., N 88 deg. 31′ E. 124.0 ft., S 73 deg. 18′ E. 84.1 ft., S 49 deg. 25′ E. a distance of 469.75 ft. for a corner of this tract; Thence S 64 deg. 15′ E. a distance of 254.32 ft. to an iron pipe set at corner of rock wall for a corner of this tract; Thence along the East edge of the said rock wall N 29 deg. 15′ E. a distance of 495.3 ft. to an iron pipe for a corner of this tract; Thence S 60 deg. 45′ E. a distance of 33.0 ft. to an Iron pipe for a corner of this tract; Thence N 29 deg. 15′ E. a distance of 140.6 ft. to an iron pipe for a corner of this tract; Thence S 60 deg. 45′ E. a distance of 27.0 ft. to an iron pipe for a corner of this tract; Thence N 83 deg. 40′ E. a distance of 434.15 ft. to an iron pipe for an angle corner in this tract; Thence S 65 deg. 17′ E. a distance of 100.0 ft. to an iron pipe found, for an angle point in this tract; Thence with fence, S 40 deg. 34′ E. a distance of 100.0 ft. to an iron pipe found for a corner of this tract; Thence with the fence N 48 deg. 51′ E. a distance of 286.5 ft. to an iron pipe set on edge of high bluff on the 715 ft. contour line of Lake Travis for the Northeast corner of this tract; Thence along the edge of the said bluff and along the 715 ft. contour line with the courses and distances as follows: S 37 deg. 55′ E. 20.2 ft., S 40 deg. 36′ E. 512.3 ft., S 34 deg. 56′ E. 99.7 ft., S 46 deg. 55′ E. 260.3 ft., S 41 deg. 03′ E. 216.0 ft. to an iron pipe set for a corner; Thence with the 715 ft. contour line with the courses and distances as follows: S 80 deg. 23′ W. 449.3 ft., S 71 deg. 33′ W. 318.3 ft., S 66 deg. 28′ W. 315.5 ft. S 70 deg. 00′ W. 290.7 ft., S 51 deg. 14′ W. 152.3 ft. to a concrete monument found in mouth of branch for a corner of this tract; Thence S 85 deg. 56′ W a distance of 762.70 ft. to a concrete right-of-way marker in the North curving line of Farm Road 620 for a corner of this tract, said curve having a radius of 1165.63 ft.; Thence with the curving North line of Farm Road 620 to the left an arc distance of 789.35 ft., the chord of which bears N 78 deg. 15′ W. 774.35 ft. to an iron pipe set at point of tangency, for an angle point in this tract; Thence continuing with the North line of Farm Road 620 S 82 deg. 21’ W a distance of 170.95 ft. to the place of beginning, containing 72.76 acres of land, being 11.45 acres out of the C. B. Townsend Survey, 30.89 acres out of the W. P. Moore Survey and 30.42 acres out of the Wiley Hudson Survey, Travis County, Texas. Plaintiffs allege that they are entitled to title and possession of the above described premises as the record title holders thereof, and in the alternative in each instance, under the 3, 5, 10 and 25 year statutes of limitation. The interest of the named or unknown defendants is not known to these plaintiffs. Plaintiffs further allege that on the 6th day of January, 1961, they were in possession of said premises as tenants in common and that the Defendants unlawful entered upon and dispossessed them of such premises and withholds from them possession thereof. Plaintiff prays for relief at law or in equity to which they may be justly entitled under the law and facts and for costs of court. 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 19th day of May, 1961. 0. T. MARTIN, JR. Clerk of the District Courts, Travis County, Texas. By 0. T. MARTIN, J.R. THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TRAVIS In the name and by the authority of the State of Texas Notice ‘is hereby giyen as follows: To: Willie Jones, Rhoda Jones, Stephen Davis, Ardella Washington, Dimple Smith and Benislada Suniga, 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 interest in or lien upon the following described property delinquent to Plaintiff herein, for taxes, to-wit: All that certain lot, tract, or parcel of land lying and being situated in the County of Travis, State of Texas, known and Peck Subdivision of Outlot Four Austin according to the map or plat of said Subdivision recorded in Volume S, page 551 of the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas. Which said property is delinquent to plaintiff for taxes in the following amounts: $769.72, 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 as Defendants, by petition filed on the 13th day of April, 1961, in a certain suit styled City of Austin vs. Rhoda Jones, 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 121,746, 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 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 3rd dby of July A.D., 1961 \(which is before the Honorable 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
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