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 - o on part Deed Due Soon On Labor Camp , The...
o on part Deed Due Soon On Labor Camp , The deed to- the Harlingen labor camp will be presented to the Cameron county commissioners within six weeks, according to A. E. von Bergen, chief of operations of the office "of labor ca^p disposal at Dallas. The Government ^has approved Fire Does $10,000 Refinery Damage WICHITA FALLS, June 3 --(/P) --A'fire at one unit of the polymerization plant at the Continental refinery plant here late yesterday afternoon caused damages estimated at $5,000 to $10,000. . Refinery superintendent John A. Ramsey said the fire was caused by a ruptured tube in a re- boiler. Flames shot as high as 100 feet when the fire broke out. The blaze was brought under control without the use of chemicals, plant officials said. the county's proposal to buy the 120 acre camp and has accepted the county's warrant for $22,000. Under the terms of the deed being drawn up, the county will be given clear title to the camp, provided it is used to house agricultural labor. Deeds for camps at Raymondville and Robstown will also be delivered shortly, according to von Bergen. Camps at Me Allen and Weslaco are still being operated under use permits, and purchase proposals are now being prepared, he said. "Management of Valley camps has been very efficient," von Bergen said. "Under the kind of supervision the Harlingen camp has had in the past, it should be able to show a profit." The Cameron , county commissioners plan to turn the camp deed over to the Cameron County Housing Authority, whjch will operate the, camp.

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  1. The Brownsville Herald,
  2. 03 Jun 1948, Thu,
  3. Page 11

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