No. 6432.

289 S.W.2d 321 (1956)

J. R. STRAYHORN et al., Appellants, v. Ruth Leggett JONES et al., Appellees.

Court of Civil Appeals of Texas, Amarillo.

Rehearing Denied April 16, 1956.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

McMahon, Springer, Smart & Walter, Sayles & Sayles, Abilene, Adkins, Folley, McConnell & Hankins, Amarillo, Lester Whipple, Robert Hausser, Josephine F. Verain, San Antonio, John Ben Shepperd, Atty. Gen., J. A. Amis, Jr., Asst. Atty. Gen., and A. T. Mullins, Austin, for appellants.

Wagstaff, Harwell, Alvis & Pope, Childers & Childers, Abilene, Vinson, Elkins, Weems & Searls, Tarlton Morrow, Ben H. Rice, III, Fountain, Cox & Gaines, Willard B. Wagner, Williams, Lee & Kennerly, Willard B. Wagner, Jr., Andrews, Kurth, Campbell & Bradley, W. M. Streetman, Richard F. Burns, Houston, Robert H. Dedman, Shank, Dedman & Payne, Dallas, Harry R. Dippel, Fort Worth, Stubbeman, McRae & Sealy, W. B. Browder, Midland, Ratliff, Conner & Walker, Spur, Morris G. Watson, Roby, for appellees.

MARTIN, Justice.

This cause of action was a suit in trespass to try title as filed by appellees. The lands, and minerals thereunder, in issue are located in Sections One, Three and Five of the original John Rodman Survey in Kent County, Texas in what is commonly known as the Salt Creek Oil Field. Title to the three tracts in the Rodman Survey passed regularly to D. R. Kendall who conveyed the same to W. W. Barron who conveyed the land in Sections Three and Five, North...


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