No. A-6890.

321 S.W.2d 290 (1959)

Ruth Legett JONES et al., Petitioners, v. J. R. STRAYHORN et al., Respondents.

Supreme Court of Texas.

Rehearing Denied March 25, 1959.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Wagstaff, Harwell, Alvis & Pope, Abilene, Shank, Dedman & Payne, Dallas, Childers & Childers, Abilene, Stubbeman, McRae, Sealy & Laughlin, Midland, Watson & McGee, Roby, Harry G. Dippel, Fort Worth, Fountain, Cox & Gaines, Vinson, Elkins, Weems & Searls, Ben H. Rice, III, Andrews, Kurth, Campbell & Bradley, Richard F. Burns, Willard B. Wagner, Gen. Counsel, Superior Oil Co., Williams, Lee & Kennerly, Houston, Erwin, Wagner & Hodson, Willard B. Wagner, Jr., Houston, for petitioners.

McMahon, Smart, Sprain & Wilson, Abilene, Adkins, Folley, McConnell & Hankins, Amarillo, for respondents.

Will Wilson, Atty. Gen., James H. Rogers and Milton Richardson, Asst. Attys. Gen., for the State.

NORVELL, Justice.

We are here concerned with the allocation of receivership expenses as costs of suit. For convenience we shall refer to the numerous petitioners as the Jones plaintiffs and the respondents (except the State) as the Strayhorn defendants. The State of Texas was an intervening party in the District Court and is aligned with the Strayhorn defendants. When necessary, the State will be referred to by name. Upon...

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