The Lampasas Leader. (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 20, Ed. 1 Friday, March 21, 1919 Page: 4 of 8
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CITATION BY PUBLICATION.
THE STATE OF TEXAS.
To the Sheriff or any Constable of
Lampasas County, Greeting:
Oath having been made as required by
You are Hereby Commanded to
summon E. D. Bright by making pub-
lication of this Citation once in each
week for four successive weeks pre-
vious to the return day hereof, in
some newspaper published in your
County in the Twenty-seventh Judi-
cial District to appear at the
next regular term of the District
Court of Lampasas County, to be hold-
en at the Court House thereof, in
Lampasas, on the 2nd Monday in
April A. D. 1919 the same being the
14th day of April A. D. 1919, then and
there to answer a petition filed in said
Court on the 19th day of March A. D.
1919 in a suit, numbered on the dock-
et of said Court No. 3480, wherein I.
C. Fletcher is Plaintiff, and E. D.
Bright is Defendant, and said petition
alleging on or about the 1st day of Oc-
tober 1917, Defendant executed and
-delivered to Plaintiff his two prom-
issory notes for $150.00 each, payable
one and two years respectively after
■date ,to the order of Plaintiff at Lam-
pasas, Texas, with interest from date
at 10 per cent per annum, the inter-
est payable annually, and each stipu-
lating that failure to pay either note
or interest when due shall at the op-
tion of the holder mature both notes,
past due interest to bear interest at
10 per cent after its maturity: that
said notes were given for part of the
purchase money for lots Nos. 4 and 5
in Block No. 44 of the G. C. and S. F.
Railway Co.’s addition to the town of
Lampasas, in Lampasas County,
Texas, which said property was on
the said Get. 1st, 1917 conveyed to
Defendant by Plaintiff, in considera-
tion. among other things, of the two :
notes herein above described sued on
and that in said conveyance a lien was
reserved to secure the payment of said
potes whjtehj provide for attorneys
fees if placed for collection: That
Plaintiff has elected to mature
both said notes in accord-
ance with the terms thereof. That
Plaintiff is the lawful owner of said
notes, and Defendant though often re-
quested has failed and refused to pay
same. Wherefore Plaintiff prays for
citation in terms of the law, and that
on hearing he have judgment for his
debt, interest and attorneys fees and
for' costs of suit: and for judgment
foreclosing his lien on said premises,
for order of sale and such other re-
lief in law or equity as he may be en-
Herein Fail Not, but have before
said Court, at its aforesaid next regu-
lar term, this writ, with your return
thereon, showing how you have exe-
cuted the same.
Witness, Annie Browning, Clerk of
the District Court of Lampasas Coun-
Given. Under My Hand and the Seal
of said Court, vat office in Lampasas
this the 19th day of March, 1919.
ANNIE BROWNING, Clerk,
District Court, Lampasas County.
A true copy I certify.
A. R. MACE, Sheriff.
Lampasas County, Texas.
By E. N. WOLF, Deputy. (w23)
BILLS PASSED IN HOUSE.
Austin, Texas, March 17.—Senate
measures were before the House today
and the following were finally passed:
A bill to prevent any Judge from
granting an injunction to restrain
drilling for minerals, unless the plain-
tiff can show that the drilling concern
is not financially able to pay damage
that might be done to minerals under
A bill that provides that property
of a levee district shall not be decreas-
ed in assessment values for taxation
as long as levee bonds are outstand-
ing. This measure is offered to make
levee district bonds safer investments.
A bill appropriating $12,000 for
health surveys in different sections
of the State.
To allow the introduction of deposi-
tion in the probate of wills.
To allow the formation of corpora-
tions ro engage in building construc-
To provide for the inspection of
gasoline and other petroleum products
and for the marking and labeling of
all such products. It is a pure prod-
To provide for a uniform negotiable
instrument in banking and financial
To provide for a uniform warehouse
A bill to allow Commissioners
Courts to put extra deputies under the
Sheriff for the purpose of enforcing
State traffic regulations on county
A bill to provide for the co-opera-
tion of the State Live Stock Sanitary
Commission with the United States
Department of Animal Industry in
eradicating tuberculosis among cattle.
An act to provide that all wagons,
hereafter sold, shall have tires 3 1-2
inches wide, if the carrying capacity
is between 2,000 and 4,000 pounds, and
tires 4 inches wide if the carrying ca-
pacity is more than 4,000 pounds.
To allow women to become officials
and directors of corporations.
To fix the venue of libel suits, eith-
er in the county of the defendant cor-
poration, the home county of the
plaintiff at the time of the alleged in-
jury, or the home county of the plain-
tiff at the time of bringing the action.
To require the State Board of Medi-
cal Examiners to cancel the license of
a physician, who has been convicted
of performing a criminal abortion.
To allow railway companies the
rights of condemnation for taking j
over property for laying double
To allow' suits for the partition of
lands or other porperty to be brought
either in the county where the land or
other property is located or in the
county where one or more of the de-
To allow Commissioners’ Courts to
provide rooms for Justice Courts in
the courthouse, provided the court-
house is in the justice precinct. This
bill applies to counties of 75,000 or
To provide that writs of error must
be presented within six months after
the trial of a case.
Another good seasonable rain fell
here March 15th; creeks and tanks
wrere replenished and farmers thought
the rain beneficial to growing crops.
A good many had planted corn bet ore
the rain, while others are just com-
mencing—afraid to risk the high-
priced seed. The ground is rather wet,
. however they are going to finish
planting right away.
Some of the old farmers say there
never was a better prospect for
wheat; it’s growing off nicely and all
stock have been taken off the grain.
Grass and weeds are growing off fast
—everything indicates spring-time is
approaching; wild flowers are bloom-
ing and the fig bushes which former-
ly have been killed every winter was
not injured this winter ,and putting-
out leaves from the top instead of a
| new growth from the ground. Per-
haps" we will have early figs this year,
for the first time in many years.
The farmer is cheerful and goes
about his work with renewed energy
at the present prospects of making
something once more. The women are
setting hens and incubaters and the
happy thought of raising something
to feed the chicks inspires them with
Mrs. Patterson and mother, Mrs.
Walker, of San Saba, attended preach-
ing here Sunday.
Bro. Watson, our pastor, filled his
appointment here Sunday evening. A
good crowd were present and all en-
joyed the services. His wife and lit-
tle children came with him.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruton of Naruna at-
tended the services Sunday evening.
Always glad to have our old pioneer
friends with us.
Kenneth Chalmers of Naruna, vis-
ited our Sunday school and church
A good crowd out at Sunday school
Sunday and all seemed cheerful and
happy to meet together as friends and
neighbors in a good cause. We surely
enjoy our Sunday school and the
bright, happy faces of the young and
old folks inspire us that it is good to
Mrs. Matthews and children, also
Mrs. Low and children (now of Lam-
pasas sending their children to school)
came out Friday and went back Sun-
day after preaching. We will be glad
to have them back home again when
school is out.
Singing Sunday night at L. W.
McCrea’s was enjoyed by all present.
Many friends of this community at-
tended the funeral of Matt Moore at
Naruna. We all realize a good man
is gone to his heavenly home. Many
friends extend sympathy to the be-
Work is progressing nicely at the
oil well. They arq having no trouble,
just going on down. They have a
crew of men who understand the busi-
ness and are expecting to put on a
night crew soon.
Weekly Leader 60c for six months.
Everything Must Go
Sale Starts Friday, March 21st
I am going to close out my stock of Dry Goods,
Clothing and Notions and the special prices which I
am making will move the goods, I have added sev-
eral hundred dollars worth of merchandise to this
stock. I did not buy the stock to keep and there-
fore the prices now being made are lower than you
can expect to find elsewhere. If you need dry goods,
clothing or shoes now is the opportunity to save
35c Gingham, per yard...........-24c
25c Gingham Effect, per yard—.14c
50c Poplins, per yard................35c
$1.00 Silks, per yard.........;......48c
35c Special soft finished Cam-
bric’ per yard........................19c
35c Shirting, per yard................25c
All embroideries and Laces at
2500 pairs of shoes, all at re-
One lot of children Shoes , and
Ladies’ and Childrens’ Shoes
$2.50 values for.........—--—$1.48
$3.50 Shoes for......................$1.98
John B. Stetson Hats, standard
brand, 10 per cent off.
Men’s and Boys’ Suits from
from $ 1.98 up.
Men’s 75c Silk Hose, best grade
black and tan, per yard..........50c
Men’s 25c Hose, per pair 20c,
or three for........................ 50c
Special price on Men’s and Boys’
Boys’ Overalls from 50c to.—$LO0
Men’s Overalls ......................$1.50
Work Shirts ...........................- 85c
Everything sold for cash, and no ex-
changes will be made.
H. V. CAMPBELL
Successor to J. S. Taylor Dry Goods Company
TEXANS CITED FOR of age, and making it mandatory for
COURAGEOUS ACTS, both parties to use the English lan-
Near Fossey, France, on July 15, guage when assistance is given to a
the Germans bad hurled themselves voter.
en masse against the Americans and j House Joint Resolution No. 13, pio
had succeeded in making a slight gain ! posing an amendment to the Consti-
before they wqre stopped. Captain; tution, authorizing the issuance of
Lonnie H. Nixon, 7th Infantry, whose | road bonds not to exceed $75,000,000,
home is at Merkel, Tex., led a counter was also signed ^ by the Governor
attack through an intense barrage, in- The amendment is to be submitted on
spiring his men to victory by his per- Nov. 4, 1919
sonal example. He was seriously j The Governor also signed thirty-
wounded in the attack. For this cour- | two bills, of which twenty-three were
ageous act his name now appears in House measures and nine Senate bills,
the War Department’s list of those | The general laws were as follows:
who have been awarded the Distin-| Senate bill 227, amending the law
guished Service Cross.
Private Louis Spangler, Company
K, 7th Infantry, is another Texan
whose name appears in the list. His
home is at Lometa. He carried a mes-
sage through an intense shelling by
the enemy and returned with another.
The official citations are given as fol-
Captain Lonnie H. Nixon, 7th In-
relating to grading and. inspection of
onions, providing that only those de-
siring their onions to be inspected
shall be required to submit to State
inspection authorizing railway and
express companies to accept for ship-
ment graded and non-graded onions
under certain conditions.
Senate bill 62, repealing Article
1429, title 17, chapter 18, Penal Code,
fantry. For extraordinary heroism in I requiring printed copies of the law to
action near Fossoy, France, July 15, bejposted.
1918. Captain Nixon fearlessly led a
counter attack through an intense
barrage, inspiring his men to success
by his personal example. He was seri-
ously wounded v'hile in the perform-
ance of this act. " Home address, Mrs.
L. H. Nixon, wife, Merkel, Texas.
Private Louis Spangler, Company
K, 7th Infantry. (A. S. 239241.) For
extraordinary heroism in action neaf
Fossoy, France, July 15, 1918. Dur-
ing the intense shelling by the enemy
just prior to their offensive of July
15. Private Spangler volunteered
and carried a message through the
heavy fire and returned with an ans-
wer. Home address, Mrs. G. H. Span-
gler, mother, Lometa, Texas.
BILLS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.
Austin, Texas, March 13.—Approv-
al was given today by Governor Hob-
by to Senate bill No. 244, of which
Senator Dean was the author, relating
to the giving of assistance to voters
in preparing ballots, and the bill was
filed in the office of the Secretary of
The bill, which became effective
when the Governor signed it, prohibits
the giving of assistance to a voter in
preparing his ballot, except when
such voter is unable to prepare same
himself because of some bodily in-
firmity which renders him physically
unable to write, or is over 60 years
Senate bill 98, amending Article
4859, Revised Civil Statutes, 1911, re-
lating to reports of local insurance
Senate bill 50, amending act relat-
ing to fees chargeable by General
House bill 456, prohibiting sale un-
der execution, deed of trust, mortgage
or lien, of property belonging to sol-
diers and sailors in service of the Uni-
ted States until twelve months after
House bill 179, amendment law pre-
scribing franchise taxes to be paid by
House bill 150, reducing maximum
penalty in cruelty to animal cases
from $250 to $200, to put such cases
within jurisdiction of Justice Courts.
House bill 88, amending law relat-
ing to pleadings in suits against non-
residents and itinerants so as to re-
quire pleadings in such cases to set
forth the clai mof defendant.
House bill 181, giving County Tax
Collectors compensation of 2 per cent
for collection of automobile taxes.
Senate bill 142, validating charters
and amendments to charters of cities
of not more than 5,000 population.
Senate bill 140, deficiency appropri-
ation of $21,313 for Comptroller’s de-
Senate bill 198, placing State School
of Mines at El Paso under control and
management of University of Texas.
Senate Joint Resolution No. 23, pro-
posing an amendment to Constitution
authorizing the city and county of
Galveston to issue $5,000,000 of bonds
for grade raising, and Senate Joint
Resolution No. 12, proposing a consti-
tutional amendment for increasing
tax rate that may be levied by cities
and towns having population of 5,000
or less from one-fourth of 1 per cent
to not exceeding 1 1-2 per cent. Both
amendments are to be submitted on
Nov. 4, 1919.
SENATE AGREES TO ONE AND
ONE-HALF PER CT. OIL TAX.
Austin, Tex., March 14.—After fur-
ther debate this morning the Senate
came to an agreement on the tax rate
to be applied to the gross production
of oil in Texas and the majority re-
port of the committee, fixing the tax
at 1 1-2 per cent, was adopted by a
vote of 14 to 11.
Before final passage of the bill at
the afternoon session, Senator Day-
ton offered an amendment providing
that all oil wells producing 100 bar-
rels or less be taxed 1 1-2 per cent
and those producing more than 100
barrels should be taxed 2 per cent. He
later withdrew the amendment on the
objection of several Senators.
The measure was finally passed, 27
to 0, and the bill now goes back to the
House for their concurrence or rejec-
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