Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 1, No. 9, Ed. 1, Friday, July 9, 1920 Page: 3 of 7
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Located three blocks South of the Depot
Residence Lots high and sightly
and up according to location and on
Will have several cottages ready to
occupy in a few days. Stop paying
rent and buy these on our monthly
Before locating your Refinery Supply
House Warehouse etc. let us show
you some of the best
Industrial and Switch
in the city. Located on both railroads.
Eikin-Wentz Realty Co.
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IN WAV. 'OF
Historic London Churches May Hava
to Give Way te the Demands of
Nineteen historic city churches In
tlio heart ol Loudon 13 of tlicin the
work of Sir Christopher Wren have
been marked for destruction by a com-
mKlon nppninted by the bishop of
London to cqirsIOcr 'tin whole ques-
tion of the city churches. In seven
ensen It la proposed to preserve for
their architectural nml historic vulue
the towers of the churches. In the
other caes thee old innnutnents.
dating hnck to tho seventeenth century
hiiiI the great fire o. London would
This Is the recommendation of the
bishop's commission but already
strong protests hare arisen and the
Society for the Protection of Ancient
Kulldlngs has announced thnt it will
tnko every possible step In making the
The value of the sites of these'
churches Is placed at nearly $8.p00.-
000.000 situated as they are In the
gtvat business center of London be-
tween St. Paul's nnd the Tower and n
llttln to the north of thnt line. In ad-
dition to this enormous return from
the church property tho commission
exports to realize an Income of $120-
000 a year from tho benefices after
setting aside $81000 n year for the
salaries of certain of tho clergy con-
cerned. For tho site of a single
church that of All Hallows Lombard
street Hnrclay's. bank has offered $2-
000.000 and the value of the site of St.
Dunstnn's-ln-tlie-Kast has been esti-
mated at $1250000.
To Erect a Rig
NO HELP FROM THE DOCTOR
Abundant Reason for the Depression
That Was Manifested In the Golf
NOW OPERATING TO
GATEWAY TO THE BIG OIL DEVELOPMENT IN STEPHENS
COUNTY. THE ONLY NEW M.POUNI) STEEL RAILS ON ANY OIL
FD5LD RAILROAD ARE LAID ON THE RINGLING ROAD NOW
OPKKATING DOUIILE DAILY PASSENGER AND FREIGHT SER-
VSCK FROM MANGUM VIA EASTLAND TO WAYLAND. GIVING
w iHTY BEST TRAIN CONNECTIONS WITH M.. K. & T. AT MANGUM
ANI WITH TEXAS & PACIFIC AT EASTLAND. THE PERMAN-
KNCY AND SOLIDITY1 OF CONSTRUCTION OF THIS RAILKOAI1
ARE EVERYWHERE IN SIGHT INDICATING CONFIDENCE IN
TUB PROJECT ON THE PART OF THE BUILDER.
Big Wayland Town Lot Sale
Now Going On Daily
CAR8FUL INVESTIGATION WILL CONVINCE THE MOST DIS-
CRIMINATING INVESTOR THAT THESE LOTS ARE A GOOD BUY.
TIIKY ARK THE CHEAPEST EVER OFFERED IN A TOWN WITH
KQUAL ADVANTAGES AND ASSURANCE OF PERMANENCY. THE
PRICES ARE JHfLlli: WITH A VIEW TO DEVELOPMENTAIAWG
TJIKNW RAILROAD RATHKR THAN TO .PROFIT ON TOWNS1TK
- Artesian Water
WAYLAND HAS LONG BURN FAMED FOR ITS INEXHAUSTIBLE
JJUjrPLV'OF 'ARTESIAN WATER. WATER THAT IS SOFT AND
PORK. TIIMRR ARK DOZENS. OPTHESE WELLS IN THE WAY-
LAND VALLEY ANDi HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF GALIX)NS
' W 1?H1S WATER NOW PCMPKD DAILY TO SUPPLYDK1LLINU
OPERATIONS irTTHK COUNTRY AROUND WAYLAND.
MILf.S OF PROVEN OIL TERRITORY
" IHKVBLOPMBNT ON ALL SIflES c
SALK ALSO 'GOING ON OAlI.Y AT o
df ALi&wA EBTWBEN WAYI.AND AND JCASTLAKD
FOR .OTHER INFORMATION PLEASE ADDEH66
;C U CONNELLEE Truitefe
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The golf bug has n sad face. He Is
plainly out of sorts. Something Is the
matter with him. He has Just come
from the doctor's office where he has
undergone a thorough physical exam-
ination. Ho Is soro and depressed but
not from what the doctor found but
from what he refused to find.
"You are all right" snld the learned
physician. "You nro ns sound us a
That was a little Joke the golf hug
did not enjoy.
"Are you sure thnt I am In tlrst-rlnsB
condition?" hu asked.
"Is my blood pressure normal?"
"Heart O. K."
I "As n.bell.';
5 MUVcJn igtQ1 working order?
"No trace of neuritis?"
"Not n bit."
"Ain i not iionierlug on a nervous
"(Inn nn l.wlln. H nf I"
WVi H IIIUIIIIIVU IL l.
''Sorry man; what for?"
"I thought surely you'd dig up somo
good excuse for mo to go nwny. Now
'I'll have to be honest nnd say I'm go-
ing South simply because I wnut to
play gol f ." T)erpl t Free Press.
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Anclent Cornerstone Laying.
The custom of laying the corner-
stone ofiFjjubHc. Jiulldlng with cere-
monies wns pPaCtlced by the ancients.
At the laying of the cornerstono when
tho capltnl of Homo was rebuilt n pro-
cession of vestal virgins robed In
white .surrounded the stone nnd con-
secrated It wth libations of living
wnt"1"' A prayer to the gods followed
nnd then the magistrates prlestH. sen-
ators inil knights laid hold of tho
ropes .and moved the mighty stone to
Its proper position. In u hollow cut
In the stone were placed Ingots of
gold silver nnd other metals which
had not been melted In any furnace.
With the .Tows tho cornerstone was
considered nn emblem of power nnd
they also performed ceremonies at Its
laying. Jn medieval times thq rite
was taken np by the order of Free-
masons and hns by them been brought
down to modern days the Masonic
ceremony of laying a cornerstone be-
This proves two things Workmen and Material
x We Can Deliver the Goods in Either Line.
Y At our Breckenridge Yard 2 blocks south of Court House
We carry a Full Line of Rig I
Timbers and Lumber
When wanting material for Rigs or an other oil field con-
struction work or if you want a rig built in
record time call on us.
Dorsey Lumber and
FOR SALE Tent euippd for
light hoiK'kee)lng. AUo two second-
hand eiir. Apply nt Hotel May. it"
COSTUACT WANTWD Contraitor
with i-rew wants Job to eominence not
later than .Inly lUth; either per cent-
age o'r contract. Head(imrters nt A.
O Mi-Adnms Lumber C. north ItiecK-
cnrldgo Ave. II. C. Iaw1h. Cottage
work' ff Epeclnlty. S-JJt
VOU SALK New lesldenro; (i-room
cottage conveniently arranged Lot
fiOxlU.'i; adjacent ground call be becur-
ed ; very desirable locathin. Cash puy-
incut and terms. Inquire nt American
WANTED (iood all round cook
wants out-of-town position or sltim-
tlon In camp. Win. Jones care Labor
Temple. l?reckenrlilge. 4-tf
WANTED To buy a Ford. Must
be old delapldated and cneap for cash.
Ilody and tires not necesiary; no ob-
jections to broken springs. Kennedy
at Service Elec. Co 3-U
Out of Place.
Aunt Hannah came home Irom
church the other Sunday rooming dis-
tinctly out of sorts. When asked whht
wns wrong sho answorcd that "bo
thought there wns not tho properKev-
erence 'n that church. Pressed to glvo
further explnnatlon sho finally did so.
' "I didn't like any of the choir" sho
complained. "They were too flcklo
looking to sing hymns nnd I thought
It peifectly sacrilegious when that so-
prano got up In those slippers with tho
high thin hqpls and sang 'How Firm
a Foundation Ye Saints of tho Lord.' ?
Thft family she was visiting smiled
but later admitted to themselves that
It whH Indeed Incongruous although
not exactly sacrilegious.
CARPENTER AND CONTKACTOK
J. F. Johnson Carpenter and Con-
tractor. 411 Walker Street. Lot us
Ugnre your Job or contract. !J-0t
' WANTED AT ONCE 1(H) onrpcii-
tcrs 2." helpers 4 auto mechanics 1
blacksmith 1 hon-cshoer 1 giccery
clerk 1 acetylune welder 1 butcher
fiO laborers 10 skinners pipe liners
connection men and helpers of all
linds. When you wijiit work or ntssl
help see Texas Employment Agency
il." N. Hnylor Aye. In (Srnnd Hotel.
AT BIG REDUCTIONS
25 per cent off on all Enamelware
Dishes Aluminum. Ware Etc.
THIS WEEK ONLY
CANNADY'S HOME FURNISHINGS
NORTH OF COURT HOUSE
"VNH three stores before buying. We Furnish the Home Complete"
Charles M. Schwab at one oi his
Lorettp dinner parties was talking
about' man cvho was valulyibwech-
lng the banks for. a loan.
'"no's 'a rich '.raaii too" said Mr.
Schwab; "but he's work poor."
"Work "fooorV said' guest.
'jy work poor- Mr Schwajb re-
pNtL "tofie h' always jjot so
many operptiona in nana met nva ai
.ways short of moneyua flnanfje tliea.
'Worlc Hflr I cU It1'
Thwt he Htll and atjded;
I 'Tie's on of tho felled 'whs die
' inneiM tiktr ulwuj ln ii
WANTEU Second hand buggy and
harnchS and saddle. Must be cheap.
Call nt tfarrls & Moon Tire Shop
lln-ckenrldgo Ave. S4)
Itest proposition ever offered to llvo
Wilo.smeii of city lots In Ilreckenrldge.
Men who can mid are willing to wink
can make )!g money.
ELK1N-WENTZ HEALTY CO
11-13 Hrown IMdg.
M vnil riUV UMA11Y !ltn!T.
lrXVlllj$ YOUR IIUSUANI)
GOBS TO THE JfU-JST.
WE HAVE JUST OPENED A FIRST-CLASS
VEGETABLE AND FRUIT STORE
IN .HE HOTEL MAY WILDING. HID EAST WALKER STREET.
WE WILL AT ALL TIMES HAVE THE REST OF EVERYTHING IN
OL'R LINE THAT THE MARKET AFFORDS AND AT PRICES
THAT ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE QUALITY O F(!001)S AND
SER ICE RENDERED.
JOHNSON & EURANKS. Proprietors. r
HOTEL MAY BUILDING 139 EAST WALKER STREET
FREE D E L I V E.R Y
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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/m1/3/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.