Clipped From The Corpus Christi Caller-Times

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 - Workers in 2 Labor son and 1426 ot and Given...
Workers in 2 Labor son and 1426 ot and Given Eviction Notices Eleven hundred transient f a r m .workers in two Coastal Bend migrant labor camps yesterday and today received notice they must vacate the government housing projects by Sept. 30. Wllliard Martin, manager of the Department of Agi-lculture camp at Robstown, said resident heads of families there received notice yesterday. There a.re about 570 people in the camp, Kenneth Fowler, manager at Sinton, said eviction notices were presented 550 people there, this morning. Three Charged With Writing Worthless Checks Thi'ec persons were named on charges of defrauding by means of bad checks in complaints filed in The S i n t o n and and six others over the state being closed because of economy slashes in the Department of Agriculture budget. Notice that the camps would closed was received here about month ago. Originally they scheduled to continue until Jan. Martin and Fowler snld they been instructed to notify tenants of closure of the camps Sept. 30, but hud been given no information on what is to become of the facilities. Originally the Department of Agriculture announced would sell all housing. At Robstown and Sinton the workers represent the cotton picking force for this area, The grain already have left this section. Martin and Fowler said they would notify all late arrivals for the cotton season of the Sept, 30 closing date. A peak cotton picking force is expected here next week, said.

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 25 Jul 1947, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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