Clipped From The Corpus Christi Caller-Times
1948 1.) loser 3 'cents of wer in The City which jammed the opening Talks Continue On Purchase Of Labor Gamp : Callier-Tlmes News Service ROBSTOWN--The Nueces Coun ty Commissioners Court and the beard.of governors of the Robstown Farm Labor Supply Camp were still in session shortly after noon today, discussing a proposal to purchase the camp from the S. Department of Agriculture. The federal government h a placed farm labor camps-on the flÂ°clv and deadline for bidding the Rqbst^wn camp is Deb. 15. The county has been operating the camp under a lse agreement with the Agriculture Department since the federal government budget cut last year when the Aeri? Ji, Ur 5 ; De P artl "ent ceased 'opera- tioif of the camps. .'Sale of farm labor supply centers was authorized last year by Congress, but the-legislation specifies that governmental subdivisions shall have priority of purchase. The law also specifies that the camps can be used'only for housing farm workers.