Jacksboro Gazette-News (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 78, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 30, 1958 Page: 2 of 8
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Jacksboro, Texas, Gazotte-News
Thursday, January 30, 1958
Legal Notices -
NOTICE OF ELECTION
THE STATE OF TEXAS
COUNTIES OF JACK. PARK-
ER AND PALO PINTO :
EAST KEECHI CREEK WAT-
ER CONTROL AND IMPROVE-
MENT DISTRICT OF JACK,
PARKER AND PALO PINTO
TO THE RESIDENT, QUALI-
FIED ELECTORS OF EAST
KEECHI CREEK WATER CON-
TROL AND IMPROVEMENT
DISTRICT OF JACK. PARKER
AND PALO PINTO COUNTIES
WHO OWN TAXABLE PROP-
ERTY IN SAID DISTRICT AND
WHO HAVE DULY RENDER-
ED THE SAME FOR TAXA-
TAKE NOTICE that an elec-
tion will be held in the District
the Board of Directors on the District for the purposes
23rd day of January, 1958, irafter stated;
which is substantially as fol- THEREFORE, BE IT__
lows: iSOLVED BY THE BOARD OF
RESOLUTION DIRECTORS OF EAST KEE-
BY THE BOARD OF DIREC-! CHI CREEK WATER CON
‘""•[News Prom Antelope-Squaw ft. Area JflPUNHEWS
RE- Mrs. Bob Powell and children of Hamilton have Mrs. IV. W. Jfii
i Hearing Aid Representative
• At Azetc Motel February 7
I Roy Brakebill of the Brakebill
: Hearing Aid Center will be at
Mr. and Mrs'Tom Smith and the Aztec Motel Tuesday, Feb-
Mineral ruary 7.
Mrs. *». W. Erwin
Correspondent moved to the E. F. Farris home.
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Williams Rev. Adams is the new pastor
sisrciSMri -Msysssa sy have movrf ,o
AND PALO PINTO COUN-!said East Keechi Creek Water an Elephant Hunt in Africa. Perkins Sunday. Tanner and family of Graham Methodist OWr topic
Control and Improvement Dis- Mr. and Mrs. Troy Bolton £ill piemmons of Wichita visited Mr. and Mrs. Joe Tanner “Japanese Lady 1958” was
trict of Jack, Parker and Palo were honored at their new home paus js visiting his nephew Sunday. the theme of the program pre-
aear Antelope January 24. The waiter Roberts and Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Spencer and child-, sented by Mrs. John Moore at
operate the General Mrs. Mack Roberts. ren visited relatives in Post Oak the CWF of Memorial Christian
TIES, CALLING AN ELEC-
TION ON THE QUESTION
OF THE ISSUANCE OF $40,-
000 00 OF BONDS OF SAID
DISTRICT AND THE LEVY
OF A TAX IN PAYMENT
THEREOF AND ON THE
QUESTION OF VOTING A
MAINTENANCE TAX OF 10c
ON EACH $100.00 VALUA-
TION OF TAXABLE PROP-
ERTY WITHIN SAID DIS-
__ 1,, j t w u mco WHEREAS, by order of the
Z Z pro^i aTd a. the Sla,e Bdard 01 Wa,er Er«ln“rs
f , r on March 4, 1957, said District
was created and established
fa the election order adopted by vvithin the area described there-
of March, 1958, at which elec- Boltons
their date, bearing interest at
a rate not to exceed 6% per
1 annum, for the purpose of creat-
„.TTT,„T,,r, . ling a fund to pay the costs of
• ^ . theL PerJonr’ ai> organization of the district and
pointed Directors by the State 0f making surveys, investiga-
Board of Water Engineers took tions, attorneys fees, engineer-
the oath and made bond as pre-|jng work, cost of issuance of
scribed by law said bonds were bonds, and all other costs and
approved by the County Judge, j expenses incident to the organ!
Si bSf subKed: pr0p0Sitl0nS Store at Antelope. Hostesses Mrs. Orby Hodges, Rita and Sunday.
PROPOSITION NO 1 were Mmes- E^a Romans, Earl jeanie of Wichita Falls were A number from here attended
‘Shall the Board of Directors 'Bryant’ Eennie MaxeY and R°b* Sunday guests in the Mack Rob- the Workers Conference at Bry-
of East Keechi Creek Water iert Jackson- Cake, coffee and erts home. son Monday night with Wizard
Control and Improvement Dis-!soft drinks were served to 90
trict be authorized to issue the guests from Wichita Falls, Blue
bonds of said District to be Grove, Jacksboro, Denton, Shan-
known as preliminary bonds in non and Jermyn.
the amount of *40,000.00, toj Mrs. J. L. Little of Amarillo
S to exceed* 5 taT?rom a5 h°norKl wl,h a and blue
not to exceed iu years irom sVinU/.c^ wortnoeriav in tho km
hearing aid. Full-
ear. A marvel of
as appears of record in the Offi-
cial Bond Registers of Jack,
Parker and Palo Pinto Counties;
WHEREAS, pursuant to
resolution adopted by said Board
of Directors on April 4. 1957,
an election was held for the
purpose of confirming the or-
ganization of such District; and
WHEREAS, on the 4th day
of May, 1957, such election was ly matures ?’
zation of the district and its
operation in investigating and
determining upon plans for its
improvements, and whether said
a Board shall be authorized to
assess, levy and collect annually
an ad valorem tax on all taxable
property in the District suffi-
cient to pay the principal of and
interest on said bonds as such
principal and interest respective-
EYEGLASS hearing aid
The world’s most
glass hearing aid.
nearly all stand-
frames. Come in
...or call for a
free home dem-
duly held and returns thereof
made to the Board of Directors;
WHEREAS, by resolution
adopted on May 20, 1957, the
Board of Directors considered
PROPOSITION NO. 2
‘Shall the Board of Directors
of East Keechi Creek Water
Control and Improvement Dis-
trict be authorized to levy and
^ ^ t i collect taxes annually at a rate
the returns of said election and. P0* ex<-eeding 10c on the one
| zenith rrtteis n.oyo&tj. ofo <u£o
Try th*m on Zanith'i 10-Diy Monty-Back Guaranttt
Brakebill Hearing Center
WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS
at Aztec Motel, Jacksboro
Tuesday, Feb. 7
Hi HANDLE BATTERIES AND ACCESSORIES
FOR MOST HEARING AIDS
Itnsts, frame fronts, and retatad professional services
in connection with the Zenith Eyeglass Hearing Aid are
available only through your ophthalmologist, optom-
etrist or optician.
found that there were cast at
said election the following votes:
'FOR CONFIRMATION OF
DISTRICT’ 71 Votes;
i ‘AGAINST DISTRICT’
Said Board declared that said
election had resulted favorably
to the confirmation of such Dis-
WHEREAS, at said election
the following five persons were
declared to have been elected
directors of such district, to-
A. L. Cranford,
H. E. Johnston
G. E. Scudder
G. F. Wimberly
WHEREAS, the Board of Di-
rectors deems it advisable to
issue preliminary bonds of said
• We WILL PAY YOU 3j/2% on your sav-
ings. Compounded Semi-Annually.
• ALL INVESTMENTS ARE INSURED up to
$10,000.00 tor any one investor.
Mutual Building & Loan Association
Auto Loans Bonds
"No obligation tor consultation"
SHAW INSURANCE AGENCY
C. B. SHAW Fort Richardson Hotel Bldg.
hundred dollars of taxable prop-
erty in the District to secure
funds to maintain, repair and
operate all properties and im-
provements of the District and
_ to give and maintain proper
hotc-fm service for the purpose of its
2. That said election shall be
held at the Clayton Mitchell
Lumber Company, Perrin, Tex-
as, within said District, and the
following named persons are
hereby appointed directors of
L. E. Counts, Presiding Judge,
B. I. Beasley, Judge,
Mrs. L. H. Cranford, Clerk,
Mrs. Frances Mitchell, Clerk,
3. That said election shall be
under the laws governing gen-
eral elections except as other-
wise provided by the provisions
of Chapter 25, Acts of the
Thirty Ninth Legislature, 1925,
Regular Session, as amended,
and only legally qualified elec-
tors residing within said Dis-
trict who own taxable property
! in said District and who have
duly rendered same for taxation
shall be qualified to vote.
4. The ballots of said election
shall have written or printed
thereon the following:
PROPOSITION NO. 1
‘FOR THE ISSUANCE OF
BONDS AND THE LEVYING
OF A TAX IN PAYMENT
‘AGAINST THE ISSUANCE
OF BONDS AND THE LEVY-
ING OF A TAX IN PAY-
PROPOSITION NO. 2
‘FOR MAINTENANCE TAX’
Concerning said propositions,
each voter shall mark out with
black ink or black pencil one of
the above expressions, thus leav-
ing the other as indicating his
vote on the proposition.
5. Notice of said election shall
be given under the hand of the
NO NEED LOOKING FURTHER!
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shower Wednesday in the home
of Mrs. G. A. Jackson with Mrs.
Dallas Jackson as co-hostess.
Twenty guests were served re-
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Oliver
were hosts to a birthday party
Sunday honoring their grand-
daughter Cindy Lee Oliver,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gar-
rett Oliver of Wichita Falls.
David Bryant of Denton was a
Rev. and Mrs. C. B. Williams
of Wichita Falls were guests in
the S. A. Oliver home this week.
Little Gary Peden has return-
ed home from the Jacksboro
Rev. and Mrs. Doyle Adams
President and Secretary of the
Board of Directors, stating the
maximum amount of bonds to
be issued and the proposed max-
imum interest thereon, the max-
imum maturity date of said
bonds and the time and place
of holding the election. Said
notice shall be published once
a week for four consecutive
weeks in a newspaper having
general circulation in the Dis-
trict, the first of which publica-
tion shall be at least twenty
eight days before the date of
such election. Said notice further
shall contain substantially the
propositions to be voted upon.
6. For the purpose of this
election, the entire District shall
constitute one election precinct.
ADOPTED AND APPROVED
this the 23rd day of January,
G. F. WIMBERLY, Presi-
dent, Board of Directors,
East Keechi Creek Water
Control and Improvement
District of Jack, Parker and
Palo Pinto Counties.
G. E. SCUDDER, Secretary,
Board of Directors, East
Keechi Creek Water Control
and Improvement District
of Jack, Parker and Palo
RE: ESTATE OF N.A. MEYER,
IN THE COUNTY COURT
OF JACK COUNTY, TEXAS
NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND
Mrs. Bama Spearman Meyer
was duly appointed and quali-
fied as Independent Executrix of
the Estate of N. A. Meyer, de-
ceased, by orders of the Court
dated January —, 1958. Such
Independent Executrix here
gives notice to all persons hav-
ing claims against said estate
to present their claims as re-
quired by law to this Executrix,
whose postoffice address is
Notice is also here given to
those who owe indebtedness to
said estate to pay same to said
Executrix and as provided by
BAMA SPEARMAN MEYER,
ESTATE OF N. A. MEYER,
Sunday guests in the home of Wells winning the attendance
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Barrow were banner.
Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Holland Mrs. Marie Murphree, Miss
and sons of Muenster and Mary Loyd Faulks of Fort Worth
Ann Barrow of Commerce. honored Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Henry Jackson has returned Holden with a dinner in their
home from the Olney Hospital, home Sunday night.
Mrs. Dallas Jackson, Rita Mrs. Nora Thornton of Tulia
Peden, Bob Powell and Ronnie is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Bill
attended a birthday dinner for Thornton and Mr. and Mrs. A.
Mrs. Charlie Rhoades of Bowie D. Spencer,
recently. I Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Hensley
Mrs. John Jones and Kerry konor^d her Parents Mr and
spent the weekend with her par-1 Mrs. Frank Erwin with a dinner
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Ander- on thair Thirtieth Anniversary
son of Graham. recently^
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clark ' TMrs' A"d^°" v!slted
of Wichita Falls visited Mr. and J’1’- and Mrs. Will Woods of
Mrs. Rolans Hill this week. , Pe'Tin th!s'veek:T . _ .
W. T. Barrow and daughters *Ir; and Mrs Hayden Beasley
and Laverne True and daughter and famliy of Fort Worth visit-
and Coach Rodger Morgan at- ed Mr’ and Mrs’ Luther Ander-
tended the Commerce-Midwest- so" over weekend,
era basketball game at Wichita ReV- and R*rs- w- ^Ic'
Falls Thursday night.
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Matlock
of Weatherford were Sunday
guests in the Dee Fry home.
Kenneth Matlock of Weather-
ford spent Sunday with David,
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Chastain,
Bobby and Jo spent the week-
end with Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Chastain of Weatherford Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Hull of
Jacksboro and Mrs. Barbara
Bryant and son of Denton visit-
ed Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bryant
Mrs. Bob Powell visited rela-
tives in Graham over the week-
Mr. and Mrs. Edd Preston and J
Powell of Wichita Falls visited
relatives here and at Shannon
over the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Peden of
Joy, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peden
of Wichita Falls, Mr. and Mrs.
Wilburn Peden of Coleman were
visitors in the Roy Peden home
over the weekend.
Guests in the G. A. Jackson
home this weekend were Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Osteen, Mr. and Mrs.
John Current and children, and
Elmo Searcy and Peggy Jack-
son, all of Fort Worth.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Beggs
of Jacksboro and Mr. and Mrs.
Hubert Jackson visited Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Brimhall at Tyler
Queary were dinner guests of
; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Spencer Sun-
Mrs. E. K. Sampley
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Throms
of Mason City, Iowa and Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Tucker were
visitors in the Lee Conly home
Mrs. Harold Sharpe has re-
turned to Fort Worth after
visiting her mother Mrs. Roy
Rev. Pace of Wichita Falls
will preach at the First Metho-
dist Church Sunday.
Mrs. Velma Wells of Weather-
ford and Mrs. Alma Blount of
, e , , _ i i Lubbock visited their mother,
°f SSS..aS.d,,.IX5 Mrs. G. W. Ware in the Olney
Girl Scout News
Brownie Troop 12 met in the
home of Mrs. Dean McLane
Wednesday with 10 members
and two guests, leader Mrs.
Harry Sikes and asistant leader
Mrs. Jasper Smith present.
The girls made money birds
for their dues and Billie McLane
Girl Scout Troop 5 met Thurs-
day at the Youth Center with
Mrs. L. E. Catlin and Mrs. Lydia
Each girl told what she had
done toward her badge work.
Caroline Montgomery brought
her dog “Sissy” to show how to
care for pets. Mrs. Loncar gave
the girls a play to rehearse.
JACK COUNTY HOSPITAL
BOARD OF MANAGERS: Harold Chambless (Chairman), C.
B. Leatherwood (Secretary), A. L. Cranford of Perrin; L. V.
Vanhooser of Bryson; C. E. King of Jermyn, and J. R. Brothers
of Post Oak;
ADMINISTRATOR (1957) Don Curl;
(1958) Joel Halbert;
FINANCIAL STATEMENT FOR NINE MONTHS OPERATION
From Patients $27,453.43
Advanced by county during
the nine months 12,656.11
Bert Mars of Cotulla visited
Mrs. Ray Jackson recently. Mrs.
Mars returned home with him
after visiting here.
David Damron of Texas Tech
is visiting his parents here.
Mr. and Mrs. George Pruitt
and Dwayne spent Sunday in
Mrs. Lee Conly has returned
from visiting in Fort Worth.
Mr. and Mrs. Pippin of Bryson
are moving to the Bessie Ross
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Dennis of
Blair, Okla. visited in the Lee
Conly home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Padgett
of Breckenridge were Jermyn
! Church Monday, Januaiy 20.
The Fellowship voted, as one
project for the ensuing quarter
of the year, to send gifts of
material, soap, towels and other
needed articles to Japanese mi-
grants in Brazil.
Following the business session
Mrs. Howard Graves led the
Following have announced their
candidacy for public office, sub-
ject to Democratic Primary of
July 26, 1958.
For County Judge
John R. Lindsey
For County Clerk
W. C. (Bill) Koone
Charles B. Porter
For Superintendent of Public
Ernest B. Whitaker
For County Treasurer
Mrs. Edith Miller
For District Clerk
W. E. Sartain
For Commissioner, Pet. 2
John F. Willingham
For Commissioner, Pet. 4
D. C. Smith
For Justice of Peace, Pet. 1
Sat., Feb. 1st
Thurs., Feb. 6th
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Total Receipts $ 40,266.45
DISBURSEMENTS: $ 39,585.16
(Including equipment $1,488.02; Office supplies $342.85; Lab-
oratory and X-ray supplies $214.94; General Supplies $7,515.50;
Television Account $343.50; Salaries and wages $23,447.22;
Unpaid Supply bills at end of year $ 1,266.19
Cash on hand at close of year 681.29
Fees earned during the nine months for hospital
services of which amount $8,007.33 remain unpaid at
the close of the year. $ 35,460.76
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Dennis, James R. Jacksboro Gazette-News (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 78, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 30, 1958, newspaper, January 30, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth735327/m1/2/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library.