Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 1, No. 9, Ed. 1, Friday, July 9, 1920 Page: 1 of 7
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CELEBRATION DAILY EDITION
.& VL. 1 Ne. 8. - - - - RRECKENRIDGE; STEPHENS COUNTY TEXAS FRIDYA JULY i 1920. TOM L. KAT;R Owner-
SWSiiiffT" s -c GETTING READY HOME FOR THE VAK "assa -55SD5fi5li
TOM L. KAT:K Owner -lr
& FRIEND MISSING
iUVK THK1R CHECKS TO"
ITWKMW TO DfHfKttT IN BANK
Pt4earf Caetied In ami Disxrsjwed
lireo Semewlkere la Kentucky
CeM TraH fer Otkerx
Trusting & frlrnd Ik a old an the
Watery of the race ami almost ah
ancient air tbe nvonled instances of
j tihmtln proving untrue.
A late addition to tho tale of woe
(i tette. to trusting friends in that of the
Taa gcHer. working on the Houston
k-aee fer the Wolf Drilling com'.
yen? sajgrejmtlng f-UO and a It wa
hMrMVcnletit to cmne to town to de-
tMi the evidence of proH-rlty tlioy'mld
nflfred their friend whom- name need
net acre Ik mentioned to please take
Hh cbevks to tlw hank and deposit
Mime to the credit of the owner. The
cheeka were properly pmlorM.il so the
friend could make tlin deposit. An-
other faver asked wan tiat the friend
aM at the Mwemaker' and take out
a wlr trf'shee left for repair. A tlve
deMar HI I waH banded lilui from
which to pay the shoemaker.
Mr. tWlars wit In today seeking
leflal advice amf'ald or the la-acc onl-
efto tracls hi erstwhile friend.
lie etotod that On check had l-en
eaefcfd hut do deposit made to his
erhbt wife's credit that the shoes
'Ml bty 1h the alien and thai the
'friend wa mlselHg likewise the $415
Abet all thi' Hue Ik: had on the friend
waa that hi home wax somewhere
atoHg the line of Kentucky and Ten-iiwuci-
awl tlwt he rmived mall from
there and wh supjKVtHl to own u gtsMl
The olflcbil denartment of tin; itninly
rt"MteHMHR will dntill they can to aid
in rwmery f tin money nml tin hot
Ihjw for that l U"t tliu friend U
Ht lewirarHrlly UoUIIiik it out mid
wlH'tmike nu tHtnr.
TUCSON Ariz. July 0- No decUlvo
hrrak h.iK occurred In the labor Hltua
Hon Ihtp. Tlic open shop aHMxdatlon
Is fitandliiR firm In It posltlou and 0111-
braccH practically all th bunlaeyH ami
Lroft J IntoreHt of tbe city
t'nlon mt'n arc working under open
fhop oondltioaM and on only one Job
ban there been a chano of mccluinlcR.
Vb union clrclca there In much talk
of reprinals. There Ik a threat that
r new labor ualon hank will be opened
here and It Ls Mid that an organizer
Ir ou th way for that purpose from
'act-land Ohio it U denied tlwt
plat'im of the local unlojiisoi an be
Jlllwl. President Fecley of the Tuoon
trades wfsembly at an open meeting
diM-UK-sed the lalvor idtuation wiyli
that tralnload of non-unleti tacn will
he brought in from Um Aniteles Up
be "beUeved Tut-son would Im
louud u poor place for the hi-ulth of
Kiivli iraiMirttil workmen." Then- aln
wk a threat tlwt the uitlouitn wtHiM
enter the election and tapturt- the city
The lant oripanlxation tc-ndoe the
0H-n ohop movement U the Youi.r
Mpii'h Ilunluew clnb. Tlie directors of
the ehanibpr of commerce' hate endor-
cd the recomtaciHUUlun of tlie nation-
al chamber of commerce with regard
to the opn Kbop motemenL
FKANKEIJ IN UNK FOR GOOD
SCHOOL AND MKTV milLDLNG
County SiHjKrintenfnt I?usy Arrant-
lag fer Cam of Children 1h
New Oil Tawm
nm OF LEGION
PLENTY OF OIL
WAHHINGTON July t -Tlie Unltetl
Statex tauit turn to tlie oil abate of
Colorado Utah arfd Nevada an till
supply wiurerH of tlin future Martin
. GaTlu rellnery enclnccr of the llu-
tcnil of Mltiw xald.
"Thee Stuten contain linmenw oil
nbnlt-H which by proper luindling
tiiuld prodni-e oil and ammonia" Mild
Guvln. "TJie oil In many rrjKvts Is
hlmllar to oil well petroleum and
yield prbdiirt similar to thorn of jk-
A public Hcbool district Is now or
jmnlaed at Frunkell thut flourlHliing
little town on the line of thy Itangcr
railroad and not far from Caddo
which place utillKPH the nmr town jih
nearest railroad xtatlon for receipt
of freight and paseng-r traflk. In
March there wax nothing put prairie
nr Krankel). In April when the kcIio-
laBtle cenua wuh taken there were
junt tK) ehlldn-n wttnln school age
found Inbabltatlng the houm.H Hliuck
and IcntM of the newborn town. How
many are then- now or will l when
I In nt-hool term opens Ik ;ioL known
and the work cut out I to provide
hoiiHlng and teacher for the children.
County KupcrlutPiident Ml Emma
Hone accompanied by lunuer mipcr-
mtettdeRt Mr. Hmltli vUlttnl Frankelt
yerttenlHy and made preliminary ar
rangement for openiug a Hchool in
the fall. The citizen of thut enter
prldng little place are going to "vote
n bond Ittuue of Jf-'O.OOO lor Hchool pur-
jM)nes and until a line new bulldlpg i
available they will une Mtoro build
Ing or wiiatcver taay be hnilabk 3for
the purpoe. -
Mlfts Hope KUiti tliat then i u
t-plendid Kidrlt Hiinllff.-st in L'jat com'
iQunity und In other Hcctiona lieanl
from. The big oil companies arc par
ttculnrly I literal and helpful in furtcr
hi other new oil town. lA-cniy
Jtn-ckwalker Park and other center
of ixipulatioti scIiooIh will lie organized
u rapidly iih possible.
HIGHER CLOTHING PRICES
PREDICTED Y IIIGll-UPK
ltpreentativpn of the Tcxuh Chil-
dren' Home and Aid Society tire in
the city intert'Htlng tbe public In pur
Hiking in thi Kpleudld work of timi
ng loving home for tbom children
who are deprived of parental care or
who nre in nueh environment n
would deprive them of chance to de
velop Into useful men and wouien. Thi
society ha been opcrutlii u Home
In Fort Worth for many year form
erly under the guiding Influence of
Itev. 1. . Morrlri deceaKetl. The plan
of operation I for total committee
to co-operate with the nialu oflkv in
llnuncing und In looking ufter the
welfare of the children of their own
t-ommunitien. Children thus taken
WASHINGTON July D More ttmn
11' iuontlH have elnpcd since the arm-
Lstlrc wu fslgued closing dctual hos-
tilities between Germany and the Al-
Great Ilritalu France lfuly and
Germany and other countries ure lr-
tuully -freed of the rentrlction made
necessary when implements of yv.wv
were turntil luto implements of wnr.
Nationals of those countries long slixv
hceauic active In iieacefnl pitrttutt re-
llevetl of many of the restrictions of
Of all the countries engaged Iti the
World War with Germany the Putted
State is the only great nation in will ii
the war laws with but two or three
exceptions remain to till tutuut and
purposes In full effect.
Here the upbuilding of InNlness and
trade and the return to normal coudl-
GRAND JURY TO
ARRESTED ON URPAVftRY
CHARGE UNDER $tM ItiKttfr
Three of Suspects Held tor Gtw.
.Jury On DlHHrgt4 Att
In examining trial lu Justice (uritfc-
manV court Thursday afternoon tbe-
four men arrested In cuimcctten ttHU
operation of u brewery between Hrenff-
tdty and Wuyland and wllh taW t4T
forbHUIen drinks were bound wrr tt
await the uctfoa of tlw gniutl Jwy.
H. T. Hawkins the evidence sIWwkC
was the driver of a truck wldcl niev
Mted up for carrying eases. It vrcs
(hrough Ids apprehension vvltli u ltS
are placetl lu families under super-i1 "w u' .Vr .!- Vi .Vi.7i ...... r
. .. ... . . tdns Kcitcral y hac iss-.i. and are .et. "' eiuptb-s tlmt the lot at Ion of tf-
vision of the ci-ntra. bo.nl. and ten- J uiuvr.alntv as . (brewery was n.ade by the Wnyltl
.Hirary shelter am. car- .W gUeh I. UwMm . MttllWU
the Home at Fort Worth.
The local committee for Stephens
county is comprised of muuy of the
best kuowu and most substantial citi-
zens all of 'hem deeply In symputhy
with the objects of the orguidzatlou
and all ready to give their service
wherever there be ueet for saute. The
committee I composed of the follov--hig:
O. M. Caldwell Itev. A. J. Mor-
gan. Itw. C. R-I-lutlsey J E. Gran-
lerry M. J Lewis It. W. fieott. Had-
tlon Stoker U. 8. Walker O. A. Ar
nold CurtlK Hanrock. G O. Ilateman.
H. II Furr.
INDIANS' PERPETUAl. EIRE
ifrfttpin. Of I "hale contain llltle or
liWIinillw ObTtr-ylcld isf crntltoil
Und nitrogen compounds notably am-
monl.i a well u tithe proluct In
ml! and jirolmbly 'of uulniiortuul
vaue fur the most inert.
Th Amerlt-MH U-glon of ltnckt(ii
ls prttparlug to do some big
At' a meeting called for ueit
ly night at tho V. M. C. A. plans
"wW lie yresented and discussed lotik-
fC to tbe erection of n legion hall.
" -Wk- the post 1 orgauizetl. this
neefHg will Ik for nil ex-service men
jMall art Invittil whether or not
IwltKng membership In iho lglou. The
wHir la 8 o'cleclr; the plnte U the Y.
H. C A. hnlWIng.
NEW VOKK My . - Men's and
buys' clftUilHf' will go up. In irice In
t.J '.. 1 '. . V A -
1 m- inn. is me announcement jiniui
yeitrduy lu ti Joint Mutcuicnt by WU
lard 15. Stevens Stvretary of the Nn
tlonal Wfiolesale Men's Furnishing As-
iifwtiitlini. nml l.'riNli'rlek rl'. Ir.ixei. ed-
Tho development of an oil nlwli' uf . naH.rdasher organ of the
MLVHrrr MAY ENTKIt
HMW YORK July tt AnnouncmeHt'
yet-torttay thai tla Amerlt-au Contltu-
thHtal (Psrtj; was pnparlng to hold a
evfttktii In Chleago July 10 or 11
hulto tM belief that William ltan-
Mt HtMtn-t. hing fallal to enlist
apices ?tf Illram Johnson and
A. Heed wight himself liecome
...' ." - . ... .!.... .. .t . ...
fttMMftin.ror l-rt-siueill i" his vnnn
." to toat thi DeinocitlcftU-kpt which
he has tk-iiOHiwetl liecause of thev
'JWigtie of Gallon stand of the plat
"JThe" AmfrlcanrCtinsltnllonal Parly
tmkmn to lutve a.nwmlierslilp of 'Xi(H)
iM lUtehlef promoter In New York
fat MtAwarri T. OTHgblln former Iteg
alitor KCImt tMjnty an employee of
ytUti ItoannV najier.
industry to one of i-onsldeyabli ftu
IHirtaucc in this courflrj' will retiure
the exieiidlture of m-iu million of
dollars nml take a period of many
year. Hudi ooveiopinpiii win n-ipiiro
niueh research and technical study and
will require the Kt-rilees of trained
executives and exjierlenetsl Htatlcti-
clan. Nevertheless when economic
conditions IsiDino bavonible it U re-i-ponable
to tielicve our shales will 1m
of talue as a source of oils similar to
those now derived from petroleum.
Our Immense shale deposits practically
assure us that this country will still
have It own bourecof petroleum pro-
duel. W- should ncer huve to bo
wholly dependent on forclgu eouutrlt
I u this respti-L''
PK WOiJNIHID SOUM4RH
WAHMlNOTONi July t Th War
INimruent will on bKto the dlsirl
Klmii0ltrf niwnrlalw )n the form of
Mwiioata btjarlaf tlw fac-tdmito of
-jPwlawitt WUtwd'a .lMtari to tlve
iMt ri:i of oeers enludpi mm.
;Hafcjvftorki) A eOr ywatfuwi tt the
-MrjtliMKlwMt mllUary hjMwnfv who
t4Mt wyiHvlK tk WorW Wr.'
INwMl. crrtHtoato" Mhnc the ftw-
0kmib f thffroatiMV -- -
h wtti.be dhitritHited ti Hcih. en-
MnhKl mw aatf ettntra wh wye wtwnd-
4 U the rrrtee. . ( '
'Net i'tiMttiVfwtoteitr will
b bmtM for any o:n. It lis t
wrWtrtiV to make anpMeatkHt '
tUhwtoft whkh wlJl be emjnfwtf
ijrTitM in aiptMUieuwi ortiwc
I )& miimble tubea to the MWrew
c ijt 'ikte bwn hr the wMiht
VfAe Adjutant: OeHeralV to he
cmtyUetLt'to- ny them v
AipVoxbjalmV 4T.W0 ii were kl-
d gt ifctMW wtMimtod ha tW war.
h:kks a chance ladies
ATLANTIC C1ITY July O.An Au-
gusta Ga . Iwchelor pf tlfty-rtve dc-slrt-rt
a .wife who wUl ha ml him $100
POO at the altar lie says in a letter
iiddressHl to the Cluimlv of Cominenit
and the Hotel Men's Association;
This I to inform you that 1 have
a great desire to visit Atlantic! City
und at Iho same time acquire a great-
er Income and a happy home and jiart
neK These art- my stlpuatlon:
"1 waut a desirable wife forty to
lorty.llve -no children who will give
me $100000 at the laomtint of our
marriage. I am a bachelor ilfty-ll7e
ears of age a college graduate with
(be hlghwt Indorsement but poor.
The lady ran have a divorce and
half her meney back any day she choos-
es to ask- it"
hubertlashery and clothing trades. The
statement bused upon .1 ucstiunualru
K-ut. to hundreds of ictallers iimnu-
liicliirer and joblx-rs 'n part follow:
"The mil lea I price-cutting movement
tlmt Jius been lu progress during the
past six wenks should not bo taken as
justifying the exixx-UUlon of the pub-
lic and (lovernnu-ht ollkinls that a gen-
eral price .decline ha set in. On the
contrary excepting for silk goods in-
tlueiiced by the -taulc in Juiuin and tlie
forced unloading by spcculutori ami
leather goods effected liy the heavy
Importations of hide the apimrel
line will be higher oer the retail
counter next run tuun uiiring tuc iuisi
tsprlug. The sharp drop In wool can-
not be fct by the consumer before licxt
spring! as it must llrst puss through
the Itamls of the weavers and nuiiiu
"Tim price-cutting movement hu
been tuiiHCti mainly by the backward
spring scs sou followed by the curtail-
ment of credit by the bank under In
structions of the Federal Reserve
Hoard. Except where necessitated by
surplus stocks und lack of capital it
lias been uiijuhtillcd nnsclentille econ
omically unsound and contrary to mar
MIAMI Okln. July 0. Down In the
Spitwtnaugh hill near the little ham-
let of Murphy. Okiii.. then- burns au
Indian tamp lire tliat ha tint been
quenched for ) years. It 1 the watch
lire of the Cherokees. a the tliat Is kept
burning uh a memento to the Great
Spirit thut the Indians rememls-r his
goodncs to them nud thut their hearts
No one now whei) I he II re was
kindled not even Chief Charlie .Tec
lletVluit 1. F.AboriiRthypn-wli!tcmaiHifti
whd' lives at Murphy uy it wn"j
burning IUI yiitrs ago when he took up
his residence there. It iIims not nlwuy
show signs of life but down lu the
com- of ashes 'that has accumulated
until II is three fti't high ure embers
Hint are kept alive by Introduction of a
gum tint is taken from a tree. Mun
of the Indians believe the lire citnuojt
die on account of it begin a symbol
of u covenant between God and man.
On spetiKj occasions such as stomp
dances one of which Is going on now
the fire I allowed to become a gobtl-
slzisl camp lire and then the braves sit
around it nud smoke .1 peculiar pipe
an act that renews the Individual cov-
enant of each. Hut be It great or small
the tire Ik kept alive by the attendant
the present one Wing Geo. Potato ou
whose laud the ceremonies ure held.
the statute books. Notwithstanding the ""' H'o '"' " whlfh In aswrra.
fact thut a liberal Administration has 1 that lie was tin innocent party tofif
lifted luuny of the restraint on bul-lwu hired to hail the bottles' farm
uess sueli as were exercised through nreckeuridgc to the destination
the War Industrie lloartl. the Fuel and that he had nevr buulwl ?'
Vdmlulstrutlon tbe greater number of before knew nothing of the otitMt bb
was simply earning a- tuiHkfK it"H
when urrcsted. The court lit. ukrw "
his car belug regularly tltUtt im&-
nbly for carrying cases vf vet. jgwuftv
and lu consideration of oilier wqj-
clous Incident held Mr. lfc-kis ;5sn
lond to amount of l.lXM).
John Philllivt was foumf an Btor
brewery camp. He claimed ln te&
ftnent to the court that he- was a r-
.liH-uter ami bud been hired to go rt
New case died In district court and Uim nn( o aUgr wofh. Mr
due to come up In the casulng terms .. t uIKttnHli Wfi . HTOSIlfl(
of one or the olher of the two .rto1K1 for at . s.vp
now ervlng Stephens county are lllnH .inl uu. ... tl mmmti
i41V1 . Hll t r HjH' H . -.i "Tttr-
as ucrewitu given
laws remain on the statute book it u
L H.. Miller vs. Alltv De Ftirtl Mil-
C. E. CooK-r t-t al vs. N. W. Pllger.
suit as to title and damages.
Ira K. Humll v. E. J. Ilutttll 'ft al.
suit- a to title and damages.
First National Ilauk- of llreckcnrldge
no lgn of where cnriieutor tiwht Js
been busy and no work going ou la
that mechanical Hue. Mr 1'bU.
was' held In ?J.0tKI bond tty uwiifc llu-iit-tloii
nf the grand Jur-.
C. K Ha vis susj)ect-l pi ftcittfz r-
imuer or part owner of tin 'ar.wffjc
1 itentl 11 general denial of.ytmntctot
. M:U1I'.SA vlU.Jiw.ljMJ.rf JmmtHi toh
Win! L Clrey e al vs. t.reut N.ulh-
l-ru Syndicate iujumtlon
Idu Puckett vs. Ed Puckett. divorce.
II. H. A1I11111 et al vs. Pocalioiitu
Oil Co. srilt for siK'cIllc iierfvriuuiico'j
W. It. Clipper et nl vs. .1. W. Dar-
den contest of election In C.iddo Incorporation.
.VMJSGEir&AL'SES FOR THE
OIL FIELD ICE FAMINE
A serious 1
GEK3LANY VmilKWni PLAM
IOK HHR UliURMAWKNT
SPA Ueigium. July 8. Th German
iH fer pronrewlve tlemobllbwUeii to
Iftteeo mm bs-lB months wa prOit
ea vo uw ntmMwuTw 01 iwimswi
(teveraaenta hem ami waa deJati'y4-
Mtletectory to the Alttec Uto AmocI-
ated Preea is inJirmoJia Miinnt
memeer of the eenfwwee. It will be
pmto4fcw. awl acted :pon
af tor tM Wjrert' reitort ;
Tm ; Wei dMWAwl la for lmmdhJt
tbMtrvethTB 9i :12f0 chnnes whieii
ffae allied commUmiotte k. Gernwny
Wye- oHr jcwrO tonttaer wlthliO--
0M mehto gtuM. OermanF tumrm
to tteetroy toe nh at the fcte ef
MJ.'a mhmKU. The We hold tmt( this
Ir not MtttVietatly mMiioid xmew
Ctrtlmt W MMeMM Knf. will rail
h - . t ! win ;
FISH CAUGHT IN UARN
CLLISHHRRY JIo. July 0. Catch-
ing ilsh In a barn 1 un unusual sport
but It. H. Melono and Waiter Mayes
t-njeyed tlwt pastime on an Island in
the Mls4lselpj)l IUvcr tnd came back
with a good catch. They had occasion
during the high water to go to Me-
lonc'ti farm on the ifdand in a launch
to look after some of the buildings.
They found M10 buildings standing ir
several feet of water. When they reach
ed the deer of the be.ni they fennel
..... . v .. '.
rsn inayng arouBU m utesaatow
xuey closed cue door anu tae unit
catohv Metone 'taade w" twenty
pound b&Xale. Other Hlthmerry resi-
dents Were told of tbeoccnrreBce and
J-eyeraLimcre"tcok.-trit to the eland
la a ktURtih and eameckrltb good
DIG PACKERS CIIARGKD
WITH FOOD PROFITEERING
1IOSTON Mas.. .Iul D.Indl.-t-meiits
charging prof lt'-ei lug In -ii.od
were rcistrtetl here by a Federal grand
jury against E. C. Swift Se Co.. Anuoiir
& Co. N. E. Ilollis nud Co. and the
Inilcpcndenl Sugur Co. of this city.
The indictments are first to be return-
ed In New England by 11 Federal grand
jury for alleged food profiteering.
The Swift Indictment charges tlmt
I7e was received for ueef which cot
the corporation only 10 l-ilc 11 jiound.
rniour company it I charged sold
New Zealand lambs which cost nine
nnd a fraction cents for 'Si 1-k'c a
jsiund. The Uollls company according
to tlie indictment charged ISc for beef
which cost only 10 l2c a jwund.
Tho indictment against the Inde-
pendent Sugar company charges that
the corporation sold for 2-L-lc sugar
which cost it Itk a pound.
FOItT WORTH July 0
let shortage exists lu the oil tlelds!
around Ranger IJreekt nrldge. and
Rurkburnett iiceordlug to iiiforuialton
recchetl at the tralllc bureau of the
West Texas Chamber of Commerce to-
day. Two rcusons are ghen for the
shorUige. First- the source of supply
which consists of phiuts at Waco uil
llleo un- unuble to meet the demands
caused by the Increased population of
the oil towns; second there Is far
Irom an aihspiatc nuuiber of refriger-
ator cars ou hand to truusiMirt tb.lt
As a mean of rt-medylug the.M- con-
ditions nudalso ou account of the
heavy production uf perishable goods
lu the West the committee on cur ser-
vice tit Washington has ordered u we.tt-
wurd movement of all empty and avail-
able refrigerator cars it is reported.
TllE USUAL PROTEST
AUSTIN July 0. Protest against
the lynching of two negroe Tuesday
Inlght at Paris Txa 1 Included In
r . .j - -1 ' iN
Acfi4- doveroor' Johnson from the
Nfttldaal Association 'for tbe Advance-
ment of Colored People. Tlie telegram
further urges the Governor to take
immediate fjtepd to apprehend and
punish mmbtrfi af he mob which
lynched tine; ftegrow.
ELIJAH 1L DIEi IN ZION.
SCION SjmV ILlljuly .John A
Lewie bettor knewn he "Htljah II."
pretender to the pewer et the late
Joba vAlexamler jjewie died at his
liewe Jtoee jeecwdaf ef heart tHiieaM
J He waa 73 ymrn ML
MOVING TO BRECKENKH1GE
narry "Wohlferdr who for HJie Tat
couple of; year has been with 'flu Tex-
as company south of town af tool
dresser bon purcliafed u nice Jot it)
East y.reckcnrldge and on safam will
Immediately beftlu en-ctUm of a home.
ROY SCOUTS ARE GIVEN
FREE TRIP TO EUROPE
NEW YORK July p. Three hun-
dred happy cuger-eyed' I Joy Scout as-
sembled at Fort Hamlltou- yosterduy to
be mobilized 'or their trip to Kuiope
113 representatives of America ut the
international convention of Hoy
Scouts which will beglu July .'10 In ilu
stadium at Olympia near 1ondon
This big group reprefieuta thu pick of
the uatlon's b6yhood for Itu member
have betn"ebecu by rigid competition
froui 400000 lloy Scout In every stnte
and territory. There will tie trips
through Jlelgiuin and over the 'battle
field of France.
give $1000 bond for his appeHntsrrv
before Jin- grand Jury I)uvf? fc yM
to be a brother of the Davis xvmeTy
shot hi 11 disturbance lu that UmtUty.
W D ISatterby the fourth mini Aik-
en lu the net. was discharged 110 evi-
dence iigiilnxt him sulllclent to eo-
nect him with oMra(ioi of tls wuwi-
lactnre or sale Is-lng nudiuiil.
3 MORE WELLS
Three new wells are to Ik ebtrvcsJS
right a Way In tbe city.
The Pralrlti OH & Gas V. will ersa-
nipiict Immediately the civctloti of x
rig lu the Cis'lirau addition on ttnr
iiortii and other rigs will folfow on
their 70 ucrc lease' which Ineludc lb-
Cochrun Jatk&oii and IUumIv a&i-
tlons. The owners of lol.s in (lie Cctrow
tract and probably In the. othecw firJtvSv.
have royaltj Interest lu tlie B piv-
ductlou. RIG FIRE AT MOIUK
MORAN July . Fire which Mturt-
ed in Iiummer Brothers' pluiruiatTr iu.
the Gllllsple building at I o'cloci: tmU
morning threatened to destroy tho eu-
tlre busluess tliftrlvt. The town van
seriously handicapped bceiiiise tf an-
sufllcieut lire lighting equipment wS
was savetl only through the hroir f
torts of the bpckrt brlpule.
LMummer Brothers Pennell'.s buibti-
shgp und Luuderaie &. iiiale' (uQei
shop are a complete loss with m ier-
tlal loss of the Tailor -Ftfrnitun CeatA
puny Flncher & Gritllu Imnlware. ami
Rlack' drug store.
im. jim) urns sbkad
FT. 'WORTH July 0. After having
been quiet for eycral month the Texr
as Panhandle lfi again occupy big' n
prominent position lu the ' eye of
North Texas oil men.
The Gulf Production Company has
broyghtju a gHB well 'on thuvlluruett
rancirrln Carsoni city. The. well is
mating between fl.OOO.OOO and lO.OOO.
U00 cubic feet of (M at JM)3 feet
is oh tin) hind of Cipt. S. 11 ltnrncj
of Fort YortU.
O K. Sheatl well known tool dmt-
er brought home a bxldn the mity
lart of this week. Tlie rcfiemT Hi'.
Ahead was Miss Dorothy Hoolw; et
Ada Oklahoma. A honeymoon prfedl
was spent In Galveston bofbro tftt-
settllt'g down stage Jn the- Jtrocit-.
nAAHLTON July y. -- EIhw '
Jortes an 18-year-old Iwy wi.fioft"KT
lustuutly kijled today about. eTi&Kxn
miliM east of JlamHton. A shotm
was used; tlie loadof shot efttbriKjc:'
the back of hi bead. W. A. Jew-
boy's fatlu'r has Iw-en pluced .ln
here under a complaint clmrglmc
ldm wltb the killing.
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Baxter, Tom L. Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 1, No. 9, Ed. 1, Friday, July 9, 1920, newspaper, July 9, 1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121881/m1/1/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.