Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 72, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 12, 1954 Page: 2 of 12
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THE POLK COUNTY ENTERPRISE, LIVINGSTON,
THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1954
• Leaal Notice I • Legal Notice * Legal Notice? • Legal Notice
» 1 SENATE JOINT RESOU’TION NO. M H0,SE ,0,vT RESOLUTION
■OUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO- ”
pnpnmi *n amendment to Article III ol
(Ik Constitution of Che St3t« of Texas by
•Ming thereto another IFieet/on to be d^sne-
Section $lg. providing that the
Legtalature shall have the power Xtrv***
ftuch laws as may be necessary to enable
tfca State to enter into agreements with
«Im Federal Government to for pro-
prietary employee* of it* political subdi-
visions coverage under the old-age and
umvors insurance provisions of i»tie 11
of the Federal Social Security Act as
•Mended; providing the Legislature may
appropriate funds for the purpose of ca.»y*
|ng out such agreements and may author-
fea the obligations necessary to obtain such
eavtrsp , prescribing the fdrm of the bnl-
CTproviding for tha proclamation and
•ISboLVEdTv THE LEGISLATURE
OF THE STATE OF TiXAEi
•art ton I. Th»t ArOfto 111 otj***•
Situation of the St»t« of Texas to
mm, is torch, amended b» sddinfinolhjrr
•action thereto following Sactioa *>/. to ba
t -a -J Sartion ilf, to read as fNiMto.
“iertren it*. Tim U*‘*U',‘rV **“*
^■va I ha sowar to pass such laws aa maj
S» Lcaasar; to enable tha SUto t» Wtar
Sato agreements xeuh tha F.deral Q**em
Mat to obtain for proprietorr ematorret
•T Ha political aubdiaiaiona coverage under
tha oW-age and survivors insurant pro-
visions of Tills II of tha Federal Social
•acwritr Act at amended. Tha Legislature
•halt have tha power to make appropria-
tions and author,ta all obligations necea-
Mry to tha attabliahmant of such bocml
■feV'nT E" ton*Ututlon*l
dkmendm.nl shall ba aubmitted «*
Ma oualifiad alactora of this State at an
•Matron to ba held on tha ,ir*'
altar tha first Monda, in November. 19S4.
M**which all ballots shall have pnntad
*^“FOR tha A mend mast to tha Constitu-
tion of tha State of Texaa authorising the
«4Mi*lature to provide for sgrwements be-
SSTtba Stott of Texas and the Federal
Government to obtain Federal Socia' ^
.uric, coverage for propr.etar, employee#
of its pol,t:cal subdivisions.
-AGAINST tha Amendment to tho Con-
Otitution of tha Suta of Texas authoring
the Legislature to provide for
between the State of Texas andIthe F«t*r»l
Coacrnment to obtain Federal Social Seeur
Ite coverage for proprietor)! employees of
Ita tjolitical subdivision*. .
Each eater shell scratch out one of said
abuses on the ballot, leaving the one ax-
oraas.ng hia vote on tha proposed Atwnd-
mont *In counties or other subdivision#
Ming voting msebinae. the above pro-
vision! for voting for *nd
Constitutional Amendment lhall •» >’laced
M said machine and each voter shall *ot«
M Such machine for or a*a‘"*‘ *•
**iu,,.n.. A^«^or , th,
aecessary proclamation for said election
•mi h*v* th* **m* published •* r,QsU1'^
by tht Constitution *nd L*w* of^ihi* SUt*
* Legal Notice
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. «
M*ropo*inf an amend men t to th* Constitu-
tion of Text* by adding to Artie I* XVI
tbernof a new section, to b* numbered €3.
providing for crediting to members o
anther tha Taachar Retirement System or
tha Emt loyaaa Retirement System of Texal
aJI services rendered, aa either a teacher,
or person employed In the public schools,
MJigMn Mini univ*r*iti*» of the Slat*. 01
«a an srp3ntive officer dr «mpR>y*e'«*
tho State, for retirement benefits undei
OB'^VeSOLV ED* *Y THE LEGISLA-
TURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
«. Section I. That Article XVI of the Lon-
atilutn n of the State of Texas be amended
br adding therein a new section, to b*
, numbered *3. which shall read ns
“Section 41. Qualified membere of th.
Teacher Retirement Sj-'tcm. In addition to
the benefits sllowed them under the Teach-
er Retirement System shaj be entitled to
eradit in the Teacher Retirement .System
foe nil serv eel. including prior service and
member ship service, earned ,Or rendered by I
them ss .n *p|«inli»# officer OT rmgtoff*
of th** St at* Lik*wi'iw. qualified member!
of the Employ*e* Retirement M
Texas, in n.ldrtirrn to the benefits allowed
them under ihe Employee Retirement
System of leva- shall b. entitled to credit
In the Employees Retirement System ol
Texas for all services, including prior serv-
ice and m-mb. rah ti service, enrri.d or ren-
dered by them »« « teacher or person tm-
rloyed in the public schools. Col.r e«, nnd
universities supported wholly or tartly to
th»- Stm*", . i
8*r. a. Th* fort-go ng rt»r.st|lution*i
am* ntin.fr>! *hnll lx* «ubmitt**d t«* i. Votf «f
lh«* qualified flfftorN vt thiB.Statj* at nn
eVction in h« hi Id thnnichmjt th» S^aU* ni»
th* first TuraHay «f!fr the fir*t Monday
tw NovtfftWr. I'*54. fit which fhction »U
ballots -hit!l hnx»• rrmtfd therein -
|t the Cnn»< itiilional. Anunirntni
providing fur .ridding, to memtarS of
etther 'he T. r. v-» Kettrttnent bvsUJt or
the Finrl' -.iis K- itremenr Rv.rtm of levs-
' all serv it's r. mb led, as either n te.rchi r.
or tier son rmtdi-v.il n th- public schools,
aolleg.s at t universities of ihe Ftale. or
.. an I,- I- tit V. Officer or emt Use of
the State, for retirement benefits under
■ either of '« d Systems."
"At.AlSlT ibe Constitutional Amcnd-
snent pi-'.-hng for crediting to memlar-
of either the Teacher Retirement System
or the Employees R.tiri.ment System ot
Texas ail s# rvicea rendered, as either n
tearbe- e.c p. rson employed m the public
erhoolii, colleges, and universities of thf
Stste, nr as an appointive officer or .m-
piovee of Ihe Suite, for retirement benefits
■ rider either of said Systems."
bee. 1. The Governor .shall. issue the
AtreNtHry irnr!»mat ion for *oid rlurtion
and hWtt the, *»m* publish*d as rHiuind
bv th#* Constitution and laws of tht» a tMo
The expen»«*x of publication nod election
for suCh amendment *h*H be iwitd out of
th* t r< per appropriation made by law
* Legal Notice
HOUSE JOINT. RESOLUTION no. 14
•rwpoxinf an Amendment to Section 19 of
Art.cie XVI of th. Constitution of the
State of Texas to provide that the Quali-
fication* for service on grand and petit
lories .nail not b« denied or abridged by
rraxi.n of s. x providing for, an election
snd the issuarsre of s proclamation there-
RE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLA-
TURE OE THE STATE OF TEXAS:
Section I That Section !» of Article
IVI of the Constitution of the State of
Texas be emended so as hereafter to read
**"Section l». The Legislature shat! Pre-
aenbe by law the qusl ficttioni of grand
" «nd I»tit jurors provided that neither the
right nor the duty to serve on grand and
Milt Juri*a abali b* d*m*d or abr>dg*<l by
Mion of a*x Wh»a#»»r *« Uw Con*titu*
awn the term men' ia uaed in reference In
grand or petit juries such term shall in
dude twraona of tht femalt aa well aa the
The foregoing 'CoMCTutiOlt*]
Amendment shall be submiUed to a vole of
Uw qualified electora of toil State at an
eiectior. to be held on the first Tueaday
•fter the first Monday in Novembet. I»M
•t which election all ballots . shsll have
■Written or printed itWreon. or in counties
Ming voting machines, such msch.nes
■hall provide for1 the following-
•TOR (hi Comtilvtionil Aawnd»tht ic
rdquir* women to serve on jurif*,'
"AGAINST the Conslitulionsl Amend-
iwant to require women to serve on juries "
Each voter shall cast his sole for or
•gainst such Constitutional Amendment
•itorr by marking out one of said clauses
on the ballot and leaving the one exprrsi-
ing his vote, on the propoaad Amendment,
or by placing an "s" in an appropriate
blank by the side of the clause on the
ballot expressing his vot^; this latter
Method to be used'in til instancei w here
wrung machine, are used end if it shall
appear from1 the returns of said election
that a majority of the votes cast are in
favor of taid Amendment, the same shsll
bneome a part of the Constitution of the
State of Texas. ■ _ . „
Sec. J- The Governor of Texas shall
taaue the necessary proclamation for said
•Itction and shall have notice of <»me
wwbbshed ia the manner and for the length
of time at required by the Constitution sod
Laws of this State-
s». ''--Vn»g. fe
as Section 1. by providing that iT* .
lature may authorise the crest in
rounty-aidc Hospital Districts m rertam
rountits if approved by the qualified PP’P-
erST taxpaying voters at an election h*M
for that purpose within such District. Pi
scribing the |«.wers of *uchfL,‘lr?r< ?..
viding for the submission of the
non to the Qualified vot, r. r- .be F.ate -
Tesaa ot an election to be held on to; urst
Tuesday after the first Monday to Novem-
twr of 1954; prracribinK form ot
tot sad providing for th. nec.ss.ry
proelamatifn by the Governor and pubbea-
?r "resolved BT THE LECISLA-
TLRE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
air|i— | That Article IX of the Con-
duction of th. Stole of ^
same ia hereby amended by adding therdo
another section, to he designated as Section
4. which shsll read as f>IWws: _
tirw 4. Th* L*#»*l*tur*
authorise the creation of county-wide Hoe-
pitol Dietricte in eounties having a PORuto-
Jton in excess of 190.000 snd .n OsIvestoa
County, with power to i»ua bond, for the
purchase, .equation conrtructlon.
tenanct and operation of *"»
owned boepital. or where tb. hosP'to1 «*J
tem It -jointly Operated by a county ano
City within the county, and to projddef«
tha transfer to the eouMy-wide Hospital
District of the title to any land, buildings
or equipment, jointly or wp.raUly owncd
and for the aeaumption by the dlatricl ot
any out.tsnding bonded indebtedneee there-
tofore issued by xny county or cty or the
establishment of hospital# or hotpiuLfaci
itira: to levy a tax not to .acred >««nty-
fiv* I$.751 c*nt* on th* On#* Hundrea
(fltiO.OOl Dollara valuation of all U**H*
property within such district prov«i«d.
however, that such district shall be ap-
proved at an election held for that purpose,
md thet onljr qualified, proparty taxpay-
ing voters in such county shall vote there-
in; provided further, that »»*«> .HoiPi‘»>
District shell assume full responsibility for
providing medical and hospital care to
needy inhabitants of tha county, and there-
after auch county and cit es therein shall
not levy any other Ux for ho*4,,tal
poses: and provided further that shoo'd
such Hospital District construct, maintain
and support a hospital or hospital 'S’*1'”-
that the same shall never become a 'J»r*>
against the St.t. of Tex... nor lh*l' any
direct appropriation ever be made by the
Legislature for th. construction mainte-
nance or improvement of the seid hospital
or "hospitals Should the Ufiltatar. en.c
laws in anticipation of the •dpRt'0"
this amendment, euch Acta shall not be
Invalid because of their antimpstory char-
j Tb*1 foregoing Constitutional
Amendment shall be aubmitted to a vot. of
the qualified property taxpaying voter. of
this Slate at the General X!>cUon to b.
held on th. first Tueaday after the f ret
Monde* in November, M®. At »h'eh elec-
tion all ballots .hall have priatcd_therreHV
"FOR tha Conatitgtienal Amaeidmeixr
granting power to the Legiilatur- to pass
iswa authorising the creation of county-
wtoa Hospital Districts in nny county hiv-
ing n population in J-cms of 1*0,000 and
in Galveston County, nno to levy a hoe-
l,i,“ACA'rNSTr'd«h# Coeutltatinnsl Amend-
ment granting povaer to the Legislature to
authorise the ereat-on of count, wide Hoe-
bltll Districts in nny cwunly hav.ng * pop-
ulation in excess of 1*0,000 and in Galvea-
ton County, and to levy a hospital tax
gn j Th# tsovernor -ehall >*•
necessary proclamation for said, election
and have the same publ'shed
by the ConslitutiM and laws ul this btote
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 14
proposing *n sraendn-*nt to Article III i>1
the Constitution of the S'ate of Texas, by
lid nv- thereto a ne" eeetion. to be known
as Section h2-b. prohibiting the L. gislx-
"ture from ever lending Ihe credit of tho
or jr+aTviinK -»-»>■- pubLc
ndeVUdm'S* of any r!wirvrdt»l, i^rion.
ftim. pnrtnerfhip, »s^>c»«tion. corporatipn*
i»ublic agency1 or politiral; lubdivjaiofi of
the now nuthorizoa. or wnicn m;*y
hereafter be authorised to conitruct. main-
tain. or operate toll road*, or lu™t>iV*
within this State, and providing for the
Subm.srion of the amendment to the voters
BE,hIT RESOLVED BY THE LECI8LA-
TCK or THE STATE or TEXAS:
Section I. That Article III of the Con-
stitution of the State of Texas be nmended
by adding thereto a new aertion. to be
known aa Section 5J kr«W»h shall rand
**“»•«*£■ **-hx The LegtaUturn shall
Kay* no power or authority to In nny ■***•
Mr lend th* rr*dit of tht Suit Of front
any public money to. oraeeumjjtoy la-
debtednesa. present nr futuiA bonded ar
otherwiae. of any Individnal. Peruon. firm,
lie corporation. public agtncy. or pontkal
subdivision of th. Suu «■ •***;**_
which ta new or hereafter authorised to
construct, maintom or otrerate toll roods
and turnpike.'within this Stoto.
Section J. The foregoing amendment
shall be aubmitted to a vote of the quali-
fied electors of thi. State at an elert.on
to be held on November t. 1»M, at which
all ballot* ihall h*v* printed thereon, or
in countie* u*ing voting »n«ino* *ucb
machine, .hall r™vid* ,
vFOR *h* Con§tit*tl*n*I Amcndinmt
prohibiting tba Ugislature tr"".**"?,"*
tho credit of th. State or gr^>'^ Publ"
money to. or assuming any indebtedness
of, any one authorisod to conitruct. main-
tain, or operate toll roads or turnpikes In
^"AGAINST""*# Conalitotional Amend-
ment prohibiting the Legislature from
lending tlw crxdit of the State or grant-
ing public money to. or «««oming any in-
debtednesa of. any one authorised to con-
struct. mnlntsin. or ora-rote toll roads or
turnpikes in thin State.
Each volar shall mark out on. ot laid
clause, on the ballot, °.n* !V
preuing hla vote on the proposed «mrnd-
ment and if It shill nppear from the
returns of said election that a majority of
the votao cast are In favor of saki amend-
ment. the lame shall become n part of the
Constitution of tha Stole of Texas
Section 1. Tho Governor of the State of
Texts shall Issue tho necessary proclama-
tion for laid election and have the same
published aa requlrad by the Constitution
tnd l*w* of thi* SUU.
Moses was the world's most
Joseph Hofmann, the musician,
is also an inventor.
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. «
proposing an amendment, to ihe Constitu-
tion of the State of Texas by adding Sec-
tion 16a to Article VIH to provide that in
counties of less than ten thousand (lO.OQOj
Inhabitants, as determined by .he last pre-
ceding census of tile United States, elec-
tions may be held to provide for an
AsieiiSur-Collector of Taxea; providing for
submission of this Amendment to the vot-
ers of Texas, and providing tha time,
means and manner thereof.
BE IT RESOLVkD BY THE LEGISLA-
TURE OF THE STA1E OF TEXAS:
Section 1. That Section 14a shall ba
added to Article VIU of the Constitution
of Texas to as to read aa follows;
"Section 14a. In any eouao having •
population of less than tea thouuad
(10.000) inhabitants, aa determined by the
last p raced lag census of the United Staten.
Ibe Commissioners Court may submit to
tha qualified property taxpaying voters of
such county at an election the question of
•elding an Assessor-Collector of Teats to
the list of authorised couaty officials. U
a majority of such voters voting la such
election shall approve of adding nn As sea
•or-Colloetor of Taxaa to auch list, then
such official shall be elected at tha next
General Election for auch ConaLtuUonal
term of office as la provided for other
*nw i ------/>-!>--.--spy tK t SlaU "
W* r.wv.ww» nww-
Tax Asoeaaor-Collectors in th.a State."
Sac. 1. The Foregoing Constitutional
Amendment shall be submitted to a vote of
the qualified electors of the State at the
General Election to be held throughout the
State on tha first Tueaday atte. the first
Monday in November, 19M. at which
flection all ballots shall have written or
printed thereon the following:
"FOR the Constitutional Amendment
permitting elections In counties of leu
than ten thousand (1^.9001 inhabitants to
provide- for an Assessor - Cot lector of
"AGAINST tha Conaiitottonal Amend-
ment permitting election! in eounties of
iris than ten thousand (10.000) Inhabi-
tants to provide for an Assessor-Collector
of Taxes "
If It appears from tha returns of said
election-that a majority of the votes cast
are in favor of said Amendment, the same
shall become a part of the State Consti-
Sec. I. The Governor thall iaaue the
necessary proclamation for said election
and have the same published as required
by tha Cons'itution and laws of this State.
Lawrence Battise and Alice
Poncho* 4uty. 2. -
Eldon Gaines Chaiker and MRS"
Eula Mae Schexnider, July 2.
Louis Edward Snyder and Miss
Sylverene Wilson, July 2.
Marvin Allen and Miss Betty
Louise McNifcl, July 3.
Woodson Deason and Girtha
Taylor Knighton, July 3.
D. S. Logan and Oravell Whit-
aker, July 6.
Willis Knight and Sylester Car-
roll, July 7.
LeRoy Gates and Myrtle Vau-
dene Smith, July 9.
- Nathan E. -Mintei and Jocelyn
Creel, July 17.
Revis Beel and Mrs, Frankie
Ellison, July 17.
Jake Bailey and Betty Lee
Bailey, July 19.
Paul Junious Davis and Betty d
Ruth Callahan, July 22.
Bobby Gene Cassity and Velda
Ann Gaston. July 23.
Tommy Jim Hemby and Hazel
Onetta Cherry, July 28.
Martins & McCoys
Willie Eugene Morris an^Iar‘
garet Novella Coker, July — ■ ,
° Booker T. Conley and Delons
Scruggs, July 28.
Frank Murphy and Joyce Eve-
lyn Barclay, July 29.
Otis Lewis and Lucile "Wright,
Howard Newton Denham and
Louise Hilliard, July 30
Jesse James Sims and Betty
Carmen Hines, July 31.
Charles Letus Denney and
Movie Maydelle Myrow, uly 31.
Lewis Jackson Richardson and
Patsy Ruth Morris, July 31.
Thomas Alfred Eaton and Clar-
ise Dee Johnson, July 31.
Harold Wayne Sloan and Ma-
bie Clara Marsh, July 31.
MACHINERY REPAIRS AND SUPPLIES
Machine Work - Press Work - Welding.
SUPPLIES CARRIED IN STOCK
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Brake Shoes Relined
McDonald machine shop—
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