Official report to the House of Representatives of the 58th Legislature of Texas Page: 47 of 94
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He was asked:
Mr. Tyner, how can you claim an attorney-client relationship until
you have first identified the client?
He declined to answer stating that he cold not disclose a communication made to
him by his client during the existence of the attorney-client relationship.
Counsel told him that: "by failing to establish the relationship which you are
claiming, you may well have extinguished any privilege that may have arisen therefrom."
He declined to discuss the R. V. Jobe transaction claiming the attorneyclient
relationship. He was told:
There is further testimony before this Committee, Mr.
Tyner, that Jobe is a fictitious person, whose real
identify is L. D. Murphy. If it should prove that there
is no such person as Jobe and you have claimed the
privilege of the lawyer-client relationship with a
fictitious person, do you realize the jeopardy in which
you have placed yourself?
He declined to answer the question.
The next witness was Hugh Camp. For the past 18 years he has been a commissioner
of Gregg County. He acknowledged owning an interest in the Tom Cook,
Jr. -Major Kennedy Lease in Gregg County, upon which a slanted well had been
discovered. He likewise acknowledged owning an interest in the Earl Sharp-T
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Texas Legislature. House of Representatives. General Investigating Committee. Official report to the House of Representatives of the 58th Legislature of Texas, book, 1963; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5869/m1/47/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .