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eicilzteca 2600 E. 7th St. Austin, Texas 7 447-4701 1.1 carnes al carbon cabrito U –4==,\(7.1 ANDERSON & COMPANY COFFEE TEA SPICES TWO JEFFERSON SQUARE AUSTIN, TEXAS MU 512 d 153-1533 Send me your list. Name Street City Zip Life Insurance and Annuities Martin Elfant, CLU 4223 Richmond, Suite 213, Houston, TX 77027 o StriLife Legal Notice No. 369.808 ROBERTO CAMARENA AND OTHERS. PLAINTIFFS VS. TEXAS EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION AND OTHERS DEFENDANTS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS 201ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT NOTICE TO CLASS MEMBERS IF YOU ARE AN AGRICULTURAL LABORER, PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY On January 2, 1985, Judge Harley Clark of the District Court in Travis County will hold a trial to decide whether the exclusion of aciricultural . laborers from the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act is unconstitutional and should not he enforced. The Plaintiffs in the suit have asked Judge Clark to prohibit the Texas Employment Commission from denying unemployment benefits to agricultural laborers who would otherwise qualify for such benefits except that they are emloyed in agricultural labor. the existence of the lawsuit and of the fact that you may be a member of the class of agricultural laborers on whose you a chance to remove yourself from the suit and from being bound by the judgment. The effect of the judgment may be to bind you as a class member under terms of the judgment, whether it is favorable or unfavorable to you. However, you may have the right to be excluded from the class and the judgment, if you request that the Court do so. That request should be filed with John Dickson, Clerk of this Court. located at the Travis County Courthouse, P.O. Box 1748, Austin, Texas, on or before January 2. 1985. Signed this 3rd day of December, 1984. Harley Clark Judge Presiding No. 369.808 ROBERTO CAMARENA Y OTROS. DEMANDANTES VS. COMISION ESTATAL DE EMPLEOS Y OTROS DEMANDADOS EN LA CORTE DISTRITO DEL CONDADO DE TRAVIS, TEXAS DISTRITO JUDICIAL 201 NOTICIA A MIEMBROS DE ESTA ACCION LEGAL COLECTIVA SI UD. ES TRABAJADOR DEL CAMPO, FAVOR DE LEER ESTA NOTICIA CUIDADOSAMENTE Y ATENTAMENTE A Todos Trabajadores Campensinos y Agricolas: El dia 2 de enero 1985. el juez Harley Clark del Condado de Travis V a a decidir si la provision legal que excluye a campensinos o trabajadores agricolas de la ley que protege a personas que se desemplean del trabajo es anti-constitutional y que no se puede enforzarla para negar al campcsino los beneficios de desempleo. Es deck que, si el juez falla a favor del obrero campesino, tales trabajadores agricolas estarkin cu.biertas por la ley del desempleo tanto como qualquier trabajador cualificado, en Texas. informarle de este litigio y de que Ud. quiza sea miembro de la clase campesina en el nombre de cual dsta demanda de excluirse de tal juicio y del orden emanante, si Ud. no quiere estar cubierto por la ley del desempleo. Si Ud. no se excluye del juicio, el orden judicial se le incluyera a Ud. como miembro de Ia accion colectiva. no importa si sea favorable o infavorable a Ud. Entonces, quiza Ud. tendra el derecho de excluirse de esta accidn colectiva y del juicio si Ud. lo pida del juez antes de la fecha del juicio. Pero es necesario que su peticion de excluirse estd sentado en Ia oficina del Secretario de la Corte. John Dickson, colocada en la Casacorte del Condado de Travis. P.O. Box 1748, Austin, Texas 78767. por el dill 2 de enero, 1985. Este orden es firmado el dia 3 de diciemre, 1984. Is! Harley Clark Juez de la Corte planted the bottom lands in cotton, turned their uplands to non-revenueproducing legume crops, under the Department of Agriculture’s soil-building program. The July flood destroyed all their three quarters-bale and bale-to-the-acre cot ton when the crop was virtually made. Constitutionally, the Government can produce power only incidentally to flood control, irrigation and navigation. In its determination to produce power primarily, Constitution or no Constitution, the New Deal approved high dams on the Colorado. . . . The facts as reported by the Post and reprinted in the Austin American basically were correct. Later, in their editorial, the writers noted what proved to be the most controversial point, that storage capacity, had the Buchanan Dam’s flood gates been opened promptly, the flood could have been held to a maximum of nineteen feet, instead of thirty-four feet, the local Weather Bureau is quoted as saying.” Investigations commenced at Austin soon after the flood, with the first one chaired by Governor James Allred. The exchange between residents from the affected downstream counties, which included Matagorda and Colorado, and the proponents of the Authority were heated and intemperate. Later in August, an investigating committee of the Texas legislature was impaneled, with powers to determine the cause of the flood, and whether, in fact, the Lower Colorado River Authority was culpable. The great debate over the flood represents one of those instances in politics where two different matters are at stake, and where the debate over one fuels controversy over the other. The issue of the great devastation to the lives and fortunes of farmers who lived below Austin was a real issue. Many people had lost great sums of money, in some instances whole livelihoods, to this flood. Because the federal government had provided assurances that there would be no further floods to expect, people like the history professor at the University of Texas, Charles Hackett, genuinely believed the government should compensate them for their losses. But the other matter, the one that truly worried officials of the federal government and the Lower Colorado River Authority, was the old debate between the government and private utilities, and whether the purpose of the dams was mainly, or only incidentally, the generation of hydro-electric power. \(In Washington, the matter was being discussed Sam Arnhim, a county judge from Fayette County where millions of dollars of damage had been visited upon crops, was most concerned about this question, and sought to reprimand the Lower Colorado River Authority officials. In Smithville there was considerable concern as well. The Smithville Times, in its editorial of August 11, 1938, relied on various authorities, including the renowned Dean T. U. Taylor of the University of Texas, who had actively consulted on the Austin Dam, to argue that flood control and hydro-electric power worked at cross-purposes. Leading citizens of Smithville caught in the midst of the flooding waters had on July 28th telegrammed Congressman Johnconcerned to know as to whether or not these dam projects are to be primarily 18 JANUARY 11, 1985