Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 1, No. 9, Ed. 1, Friday, July 9, 1920 Page: 2 of 7
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SEA FURNISHES MUCH FOOD
United States Has Perhaps the Moat
Valuable Fishery h Which All
Coast State Share.
The tinlted States hits vlini Is wild
to be the moat valuable fishery In the
vorld but probably not ouu person
In ten can niime It. It Is conducted In
vvery seacoitst state from Cie Cod
to the Itlo Grande nnd from Pusot
ionnd up to iJnti Francisco nnd It
yields Riimiully ubout llC.OOO tonV of
food Hs prepared for consumption tin
Mjulvalent of -lOO.MX) dressed steers.
It. employs about 07000 persons and
ft Ft tin tin 1 product as U comes from
the water. Is valued at over 10000.-
000. There are other fisheries Hint
possibly exceed It In the ulttmnte
initio of their products but In such
cnM" much labor and material and a
fienv Investment of cnpltal have been
concerned In uiauiifacturliiK operations
Jo prepare the product for the con-
Mitner; n. for example the vnuiiod-
mlmon Industry of the Pacific roust.
'J'ho Amorlrnn fishery for codfish on
the Atlantic coast which ban been' the
rouse of niueb diplomatic discussion
and fif yrrWo Intefiiatlonnl tiPgtttln
tinus appears abiiot Insignificant In
ctHiipnrKoti Its value In normal time
before the great war belns about $11.
000.000 early; and the sbnd iNbery.
the prospects of which cneb spring
cull forth mueb eoiiimeut In the public
presH produces not one-tenth as much
food. The most viilunble fWhcry Is
that which fumMios us with oysters.
'J he bureau of fisheries has more than
nce called nttoutinn to this Mit food
resource and the possibilities for In.
creasttiR It and using It to better ad-
CHINESE TURNING TO SPORTS
Necessity for Physical Culture Is Be-
Blnnlnu. to Be Recognized In the
Physical culture and all types of
athletics were until very recently
held In contempt by the Chinese and
consequently (lie Shanghai boys did
not know what the Joy of indulging In
Iwseball and other sports meant says
1 Joys' Life. Ages ago chariot driving
rrchery nnd the other classic sports
played an Important part In Chinese
education. With the dawning of
Chirm's literary golden age however
the scholars could not see bow mental
perfection could he attained' If there
was any thought of athletic prowess
Muscles and brawn they said be-
longed to the peasant nnd the gentle-
J.inn of culture should show his good
brooding by a scholnry pallor stooped
phuutdcrs end a general unhealthy ap.
Tnls attitude toward physical deveb
tjmfit".pendtecl Tor centuries. nnd ifl
has been only within the last few do-
rndcft that Interest has been vouch-
safed In snorts. With the Introduc-
tion of new educational methods and
the entrance of occidental theories
Into the orient athletics once more
came Into their own and the Chinese
student tucked up his cue and bis
dignity nnd wont In for pole vaulting
China has now the Idea tbnt a tui-
tion's ecenonilc prnt-res depends large-
ly on the healthy bodies and mind
of Its citizens and missionaries find
tittle difficulty In winning subserlp.
tlons for athletic Holds for the schools.
First Jap' Woman Journalist.
Tin first Japanese woman to edit it-
woman's page In her. country Mlyo
Kolmshl s studying Journalism til Co-
lumbia university in preparation for
teaching Journalism In the Tokjo
Dnlon college next year. A decade ago
women Journalists were unlii-iird of
nnd wntbougbt of In Japan. Now
litany" wonien.Hre growing lnterosti:( in'
the profession but very few of them
liave bad special training fur the work.
That Is why Miss Kohashi Is preparing
to teacn the subject. Women In
Jspfln nro liking the newspnjK'r pro-
fewsbni" says Miss Knhnshl "an'd al-
reatly In Tokyo we have a club of
twenty women Journalists." Miss Ko-
IihsIiI Is the Jupauose representative
of an Interesting group of women stu-
dents of 'X nationalities who form the
Inteniatloiml I'oyer of the Y. W. C. A.
at CoIuiuoIh university '
The earl of Portarllugtnn. who was
one of the Ilrst to volunteer for sorv-
Irft during tbe ralhvay strike In l'ng-
land relates the following story: A
boy scout on duty tit one of tin J.on-
do termini feeling the piings of bun-
RO Rbouf cloven o'clock one morning
hejNiu a vigorous nttack on substan-
tial lunch ho bad brought with him.
A gentleman pushing by was moved
to remark: "My boy. If you eat much
now you won't have any appetite for
yotir dinner." To which tho smnrt
little fellow replied: "Well I guess
If I haven't any appetite I shan't wnnt
any dinner.? The Month-inaii had ho
Season' of Peril.
At this WHSon of tha year It Is felly
to enter your bedroom without turn-
tnx: on the light- Also da not attempt to
Hit oa the edge of. the bed tinleM you
tiMffil XS'Z 26
Ww.'lpeMed to put tbe biT
M.7 -tim sMM or the room tnis
yer so It Is well to be careful for
yM never cAn tell. Knox Messenger.
Tfiat Dmt kcHiM Be Effective.
"Wh re yot trtlng me for doc-
tart" "Lm ft memory You lw.ve we1
w a bill W l 'for tn yrJ:
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YIELDS TO MARCH OF TIME
Old Hotel In Qulney Mass. Associated
With Famous Men Ig to Become
The old Hancock house situated In
City square Qulney has ceased to be a
hotel. The present owner of the pro-
erty Henry M. Faxon Is to have the
upper part removed nnd the first floor
converted Into a InrRe business block.
;i'lie hotel has only provided sleeping
quarters for a number of years.
In the days of the otd stage conch
the Hancock house was one of the
lending hotels of southeastern Massa-
chusetts and the first place to which
traveler." resorted for refreshments.
Among the distinguished men who
have been entertained there was Dan-
iel Webster jtunjj to and from his
home on the old Plymouth couch. On
Recount of Mr. Webster's liberality In
dispensing good rhcur It was frequent-
ly a long time before the coach was
'able to proceed on Its trip. Mr. Web-
ster yas always generous In his tips to
the stable bojs and bell hops of those
ancient days and history mys that he
often thre.v $." goldpleees to the scram-bllng-boys
In the hotel yard.
Thu present struciiirt was built In
18317 but several years ago the ground
lloor was remodeled Into stores and
only thu tippur part was used as the
hotel propr. When Adams acailomy
was In Its prime it be place was used as
a boat ding house for students who
cume to Qulney from other cities and
states nml were obliged to make their
abode In the city of presidents.
TURNING TO HOME GARDENS
Indications Are That People Are Be.
ginning to Realize the Danger of
a Food Famine.
A local seed slore was crowded with
"What does this mom)?" the propri-
etor was a.sked. .
"I guess It menus that other people
are thinking what I do" he said
"(hat unlcs food production Is spad-
ed up there'll be famine conditions In
this country In ID'Jl. Farmers say they
can't get help In order t produce our
food as usual and It's up to every man
to help himself. We run as high as
1.200 customers a day here. This Is In
addition to a big mail-order business.
It's going to keep up like this all
through the mouth too. it did last
The seed man said that sales Indi-
cated Jhal peions whir decided to re-
tire from the home-garden business
now that the wur Is over have
changed tJielr Ideas and that the num
ber of home gardens Is Increasing in-
stead of diminishing.
He added that It Is strange that
while ..ilfViv was mueb "crop shortage
. . T
last joar seeds of all kinds with the
probable exception of pens are In am
pie supply. Indianapolis News.
Two members of thu bar were trying
a replevin suit In (lie superior court
recently nnd In tbe course of the trial
got Into a sharp wrangle as lawyers
sometimes do over the admission of a
certain piece of evidence. The wrangle
.resolves) Itself Into an oral battle In
which both law or tried to talk at
They spoke In loud tones and at a
rapid-lire gait. When the smoke li'id
cleared away and the ease was over
they wen- iUlte surprised to learn iKit
the court stenographer had bee'i able
to get down In his book ev-.'o word
they hud suld despite the fact they
were both talking at !) same time.
Thu clerk of courts commented on the
"Ob" rt'inareil one of the lawyers
"(hat llttlc-i chap could take 'down a
hailstorm and never iuUs u stone I"
Fading Shrines of Oriental Splendor.
To me after revisiting thu Kast
oiler an uhxoncu of ten years It
seems ri If nil Its splendid past nnd
all its present discontent were record-
M and symbolized In the Imperial pal-
aces of Pt-klug Seoul and Tokyo. Ten
j earn ago all three were the liabltn-
iloiw of emperors sacred spots from
wIiom; mysterious depths Issued the
edicts whereat men treudded :1
cbejed. Today 'the Son of Heaven
mid the Lord or tho Morning Calm
have gone their ways to Join tho
mournful company of kings in exile.
Only his innJoMy of Tokyo remains i
dim. mysterious tlguro In the medieval
seclusion of Chtyoda n picturesque
survival of old Jipan like an Idol In
n shrine a sort of living Ituddba In
the great now city throbbing wUh ma-
chinery. .7. O. P. Iilniid In Asia
Apropos of lie popular Interest In
the oulja board a convspcaiijent says:
"An experiment in unconscious cery-
brutlon may he' made In this way.
Take rK'cnt piece and to It 'attach a
tine silk thread with a bit of scaling
wax. Then take nu empty tumbler and
suspend ihe nickel hi tho center of the
glass holding the thread tightly be-
tween the thuipb ami linger and rest-
lug the elbow on the funny hone'
Th&ti without conscious volition of the
nk of Its JwmW!tvHst
U or south af y iffwiifttiil n
Vnn ..-in niCMTSSTLTi;.
wIR &Mjy the thought alflwaili syou
give consciously no direction for thu
Biovemeiit." From the Outlook.
V.WPr. . l.... .n..HV :Ti-w.
The golden moments In thu stream
f lite rush past usand we see hoUi-
ln but Hd ; jh auxei caw to vlnlt
tf ami wVohly know thtti when they
arr ioo.--arB Kllot.
CT AutWerft1 Change.
TUe used to ba a pretty easy-going-fellow
before he bought bis machine.
Some days his name would decorate
the spare board at the car barn nnd
some days It wonldnt for lu nnd-work
wArp not firm friends.
Hut how how different lie contract-
ed the automobile Jtevcr. The mnchlne
was the result. Now buying an auto
Is easy. Hut keeping It running and
taking your girl out Is another thing.
That requires coin of the realm.
He has developed Into a terrible
shark rfls face Is now a famlllnr fig-
ure on the North Kn.ston line and If
there are any fipnre trips . laying
around loose he Is t'ght up to the window-
leaning on both elbows
We should have made an exception
ns to .Sunday. Ah. tbnt Is the day he
shines. The little machine rolls mer-
"It's worth It at that to be a million-
aire one day n week" be remarked as
he unllmbered his portly form after
j hours' labor- the other night on n
North KaMon hiiek. Ilfnchtou Kilter-prise.
Nut Butter Is Wholesome.
Cocoa butter as nut butter Is called
In Kuglnnd. was not accepted with on-
tlnilii.siii by the HrlHsh public when
natural butted became scarce during
the war so the food committee of the
Itoynl loelety made some elaborate
tests of Its effects on human beings.
The New York Medical Journal sum-
ninrl7.es the results which show that
slightly less of the fat of cocoa butter
than' of that of real butter Is utilized
by the body ; It causes no digestive
troubles: when consumed In large
quantities Hh'iw a slightly laxative ef-
fect nnd In genernlit Is a safe and
Buoc That Birds Eat. I
According to a paper on behalf of
bird protection published hy the Stato
Horticultural society of Kansas the
bird population of that state Is "."0.-
000000 which every yeiir eat enough
Insects to till -ISO trains of GO box cars
oncliIM.oflO cars of a minimum
weight of 24000 pounds to the car.
These Insect trains would be long
enough to reach from Oklahoma to Ne-
braska. It educed to pounds Ulalr fig-
ures thai the birds of Kansas every
jear eat ruO.OOO.OOO pounds of Insects
II .is :hanl to conceive the dollars ami
centR value of. the Insect-eating birds
to the Kansas fanner.
Things We Forget.
Folks here seem to have developed
an awkward habit of leaving their
legs behind In street cars. According
to the last annual report of lost prop-
erty the general manager of the street
railways says three artificial limbs
found their way Into the list which
nf5 Includes six giis masks sixty
ITIt.lna nil. I if. ...... I.rt.tt... .....I -...1. ...
lllblcs nnd ifrnyer books" and 'Cash to
the value of $11 !. Lhcrpool (Kng.)
MAKK HIM HKHAYE .H!ST
AS UK 1)11) KKFORK YOl
MAKItlKD HIM; IIK'IX
I.OYK TUB TKKAT.MKNT
Two Big Pictures
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kyiam '$ JtLasaaw v
In '"THE FLAPPER"
.Mr;iU(N PARTY CONVENTION
TKMl'LK Tex. July .The Am
erican party with .lames Ferguson of
this city Its candidate for president
will hold primary contentions July
124 tli. for nominations of full statX'
ticket nnd for other offices In counties
where there Is prospect of winning.
The leaders talk of cnrrynig the state
In the November election. Members
of tin party are warned to not vote
In the tiilmnrlcs of other parties but
to stick to their own. '
A campaign fund of $..0.o0o Is being
raked by means of contributions of
lifty cents per member and basing the
strength of ihe jiarty In Texas at'KHi.-
(lOO. AUDITOR CONHLLKK ON
Count v Auditor K. K. Conellee. ac-
companied by his sou. is spending
snme days in Dallas and Decatur. Hi
the latter city to vUlf Mrs. I'onolloo'a
parents. Tin Auditor bus been under
the weather for' some time seriously
hick in enrly part of the week but
able to be up and about now'. The
length of the xtay will depend some-
what on the uindlllnn of his health.
We are prepared to give you reliable infor-
mation regarding the great Stephens County
Y 111! T lelClS. Ks&M T and SCC US.
tlno. II. Klrby President.
Cbus. It. (Jaddis Arting Y. V.
M. .1. I!vis Cushlt-r.
That Sport-Loving Little Lassie
You can't keep from loving
her in this picture
is all that
Th" S'ctr"be MARY
uJudy oi.Rague's Harbor"
"Nolert Shows are Better
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"JUDY OF KOfilit'S HAKIH)K"
Mary Miles Mlnter star of the Ue.it-
art Picture" Judy of Ungues' Har
bor" whlcli will be idiown at the Unby
theatre .SnttmfM.w Is nforded every
opportunity to display her glftcd'abil-
Ity and matured artistry In this well-
known story adapted from draco
Miller White's book. The athletic
oung star elite's into the tense scones
and exciting situations with all the
vim. vigor verve and vivacity of her
girlhood. She ' is a Jamie In mniiv
scenes calling upon her physical pow-
ers and histrionic ability. No ex-
pense has been spared to pcfeet evoiy
detail to pioduee a photnpltty-thut.will
be hugely. enjoyed.
SOCIALISTS TO CAMPAIGN 'v
IN INTKKKfcT OF DKI1S
' CHICA(lf). III.. July P. A "frolit
rt-ii (-itiiiiuiiKii is iiiiiiueii ny uie jMit
naiist I'nrty lor liilgoiie v. Don ns
president iitl nominee according to Wil-
liam M. rigcuhuitm. director of publi-
city for tbe national crinpalgn. Mr.
i-'igo.ibaiim sfild today tin- i.nrty In-
tends to send some prominent Social-
ist (o Hob's prison at Atlanta every
S. T. Suenson. Y. P.
II. H. Fun V. P.
Jesse K. Smith. Y. P.
need be said
MILES . MINTER
stMl astsW Jfttjafc tt UMA aJTat ssaaaa safci'lsati slaaM sstaas
month. What Debs has to say will
tbtfti do distributed ny" the cauipalgtL
The usual touring will. be takjlni care
of by Seymour Htednmn of (llllcagi
the vice-presidential nominee f.1
to start the middle of this mouth for
Texas and Oklahoma finishing this
trip tlif latter part of August and oii
Mie Ilrst of September plans to begin
a transcontinental tour ending i
(itgo two mouths later.
Socialist strength now nppoaw
greatest In Oklahoma Wisconsin New
York Massachusetts Illinois Missouri
Texas. California and Idaho'-'
A. & M. (3KTS I.OVIMJ CUI
((II.K(?K STATION Texas July
b The luting cup won by the Te.as
A. A: M. College rllle team in com-
petition with teams from nther mili-
tary institutions of tle Southern De-
partment has booh received by the Do-
luirtmeiidt of Military ' Science and
Tactics of the college lure.
A. & M. won tlio match from colli-
petltors flom New Mexico. (Jkliihoinft-tfv.
nnd Arkansas in gallery eoiiiiM''tlHolf-'r
with a rcoro of l.ttfi'J out of a possible-
2 IMKJ. New Meho Military liistltiUi-
Ira I (iiiirey V. P.
tlno. I. Cliesley A. C.
E. C. Ilowlltiff A. C.
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