The Names Of Flowers ROADSIDE FLOWERS OF TEX-AS, by Howard S. Irwin, paintings by Mary Motz Wills; University of Texas Press; 295 pp., $5.75. AUSTIN Having miraculously found means to produce last year the impressive tome on the trees, shrubs, and plants of five Southwestern states, the University of Texas Press, Frank Wardlaw, impresario, has now proved that once you’ve learned the trick, magic is easy. The newest rabbit from the hat is a book of color paintings and descriptions of the 257 kinds of wildflowers \(of the widely distributed, and frequent in fields, fence rows, forest borders, roadside shoulders, and other places motorists usually mean when they say “nature.” The hat, in this case, was a gift to the University from Mrs. Richard French Spencer of San Antonio through the Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation. The gift is large enough to make possible the publication of other books “of importance to Texas,” and purchasers of books in the series may luxuriate in the knowledge that all proceeds go back into the fund for still other books of importance. to Texas. WHILE CAMPING during the summer in the Sabinal Canyon, I collected about twenty kinds of flowers along the river bank and, botanical substation established on the cot by the breakfast fire, proceeded to identify them. Unfortunately there were no bluebonnets in the valley; although I believe I had captured samples of blue milk wort, spiderwort, and buttercup, I would not so testify before a botanical board of inquiry. My purely sentimental rapture thwarted by technical considerations, I turned to the intuitive introduction of this handsome book and read: “The authors firmly believe that a full understanding and appreciation of wildflowers can come only with study. Such study is facilitated by some knowledge of the external structure of plants. For some readers, the descriptions may at first seem ‘too technical,’ but through liberal use of the glossaries and with a little practice the relatively few technical terms used will soon become wellunderstood and helpful tools . . . It should be said here that it is our goal rather to encourage an intelligent interest in Texas wildflowers than to stimulate purely sentimental rapture.” THE FALL has fallen and the flowerless winter stretches ahead with its many hours for study, that next summer we may better understand the components of subjective rapture. Study is little enough price to pay for the names and innards of the things we love. Scientists study, and have brought us to this wonderful world of marvels of all kinds, for all purposes. But for study, we might yet be tripping, ignorant and exhilarated through fields of daisies which are not really daisies, but aphanostephus skirrhobasis. This is a fine book and will make a good Christmas present. R.D. MARTIN ELFANT Sun Life of Canada Houston, Texas CA 4-0686 LEGALS Certificate No. 1639 Company No. 06-85240 STATE BOARD OF INSURANCE STATE OF TEXAS July 31, 1961 Pursuant to Article 21.29 of the Texas Insurance Code, I HEREBY CERTIFt THAT UNION MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COM-PANY, MONTPELIER, VER-MONT, has In all respects complied with the laws of Texas in relation to insurance. Given under my hand and seal of office at Austin, Texas, the date first above written. WM. A. HARRISON Commissioner of Insurance CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO Earnest Myrow and wife, Marie Myrow, Defendants, in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause: 123309 by commanded to appear before the 53rd 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 16th day of October, 1961, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 123309, in which MARY BELL AGNOR is Plaintiff and EARNEST MYROW and wife, MARIE MYROW are Defendants, filed in said Court on the 18th day of August, 1961, and the nature of which said suit is as follows: Being an action and prayer for judgment in favor of Plaintiff and against Defendants, jointly and severally, for $2,572.55, with interest from the 15th day of August, 1961, and for foreclosure of a vendor’s lien on the hereinafter described property. Plaintiff alleges that on July 27, 1953, defendants executed and delivered to palintiff one certain promissory note dated July 27, 1953, and on the same date plaintiff executed and delivered to de. fendants a deed of conveyance to the following described tract of land, to-wit: ‘BEGINNING at a stake for corner in the East line of said 4.24 acre tract of land, which beginning corner is S 36 deg 40’E a distance of 1100 feet from the N.E. corner of said 4.24 acre tract of land; THENCE continuing S 36 deg 40’E along the East line of said’ 4.24 acre tract of land a distance of 250 feet to stake for corner; THENCE N 61 deg 40’W a distance of 120 feet to stake for corner in the East line of a public road known as Maxwell Lane; THENCE N 36 deg 40’W along the East line of ‘Maxwell Lane 250 feet to stake for corner, being the N W corner of the tract of land herein sold and conveyed; and THENCE S 61 deg 40’E a distance of 120 feet to ‘the place of beginning, together with all improvements thereon; and being the same property sold and conveyed to Earnest Myrow and wife, Marie Myrow, by Mary Bell Agnor by deed of date July 27, 1953, of record in the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas, to which reference is hereby made. for which a vendor’s lien was retained to secure payment of said note and debt. Plaintiff further alleges that defendants have defaulted in the payment of said note and that on August 15, 1961, there was a balance of principal and interest due in the sum of $2,338.69. Plaintiff further alleges that defendants are indebted to plaintiff in the additional sum of $233.86 attorneys fees as stipulated in said note. Plaintiff prays for relief general and special, legal and equitable and for costs of suit. All of which more fully appears 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: Ed Wells, Mary Wells Burns, S. A. Wells and Sarah Wells, 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 described as fol”B” in the said City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, according to the map or plat of said subdivision recorded in Volume 1, page 34, of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas. Which said property is delinquent to Plaintiff for taxes in the following amounts: $273.34, 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 10th day of August, 1961, in a certain suit styled City of Austin vs. Ed Wells, 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 123.227, 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 I 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 1st day of September, 1961. 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 Robert Edward Becker 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 16th day of October, 1961, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 123,492, in which Betty Becker is Plaintiff and Robert Edward Becker is defendant, filed in said Court on the 1st day of September, 1961, 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 that she was forced to separate from defendant on April 13, 1955, on account of the acts of cruel treatment, unkind, harsh and tyrannical conduct from defendant toward plaintiff; plaintiff alleges that defendant was guilty of excesses, cruel treatment and outrages toward plaintiff of such a nature as to render their living together insupportable; Plaintiff alleges that one child, Mary Helen, born March 20, 1955, was born of this marriage, and plaintiff asks the Court to award her custody and control of said minor child, and asks the Court to order the defendant to contribute a reasonable amount for suport and maintenance of said minor child; Plaintiff alleges that no community property was acquired during this marriage; Plaintiff prays for judgment of divorce from defendant, that defendant be ordered to pay a reasonable amount for child support and maintenance until said minor, Mary Helen, reaches the age of 18 years, that the Court award plaintiff custody of the aforesaid minor child, and further prays for relief, general and special; 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, ttii the 1st day of September, 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 Betty Gertrude Baskin, Defendant, in the hereinafter styled end numbered cause: 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 30th day of October A.D., 1961 \(which before the Honorable District Court, 53rd Judicial District of Travis County, Texas, to be held ac the courthouse thereof, then end 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 September A.D., 1961. 0. T. MARTIN, JR. Clerk of the District Court. Travis County, Texas. 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: Jerry Lee Davis and Sarah Davis, and the unknown owner or owners of the property hereinafter described or any interest
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