Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 1, No. 9, Ed. 1, Friday, July 9, 1920 Page: 6 of 7
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n'inin'iii- ucreiu are mm rcwrveii.
KAT MAN 80MK PIMNTKR
WINNIPEG July . Chief "W A.
J ltaker for 35 yearn the entire po-
lice force fn the town of .Selkirk' near
Winnipeg does not apnea? to have
been built 1'or speed hut when It
toiaeM to' rnuld inoblllzHllon fur a war
un vrlHltf theve Isn't u policeman in
Canada who can loiir him.
Chief Ilakcr. wln tlpi the scales
.it '.Mis pound. dcmomtrutod his
Hpeetl one morning recently when a
i-oiiple-uf yogga from Winnliieg at-
tempted lo roh n Selkirk store. Town
people were awakened at about .'
o'clock by the sound of running foot-
VU'p on he main street. Thoc who
peeked out behold their chief .tearing
down the middle of the thnroughfaic
THK KOAI) TO HELL
ItUllONIC PIGUE DEATH
AT PORT ARTHUR TKXAS
iloui expression close 'ill the heels of
two surlutlm; youths.
A few moments later Chief linker
retracted his steos. short of breath.
X.i I'Af(J. 'IVx.. .lolv I). j"Mi.tIi'H nl tvi.-irltiu a amlln nt trlntntili Vnoli
a tH! J load to Hell." wax the heading hand clutched the collar of a thief.
'" siroiiR anicie pnousued in tiie
Tl Hrraldo over the signature of Jto')-
rto V. 1'etiolra Hnaiiulal a Kent in
l Vnm for the Me.xle-m defaeto kov-
rHiueut who U laklne jrt In a -am- POUT AltTIH'll. Texas. .Inly .
HKnlust vk-v hIoiik the lainler. The death of ('Initio Mitchell a no-
which Is belli): directed from Mexlu) pro loiiKshoreman who dletl In till
QltT' city yesterday from biitwnk plapie.
tti'Hor lVMulcra loik hla title from vas reported by the City Health Of-
TVHiterx which Hue roadways In Mouth- beer to the City Commission today as
m California which lead to the .Mexl- hinlng la-en due to Infection of Mitch-
miih lawns of Tla Juaiia ami llexlcall. ell while workliiK on the Oalvo-uon
"riie sIkIis were placed at freipient In- wharves Mitchell Itoeanio 111 while
rtervetH kIoiik the roads )y a religious In (JalvMon and died twelve hours af-
rder which Is (killing Iminorallty tor returning home. The'caw haa been
"wfclch they allegtsl prevalleil In those Identified by medical experts as lmlng
Ityp towHH. bubonic plague..
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I (Hir alerts Is Ike fa-dilon emporium for Hm? men of this lclny. At our
were mm tor round the rj" wtet thlus-t mx-e.ar- for man's rerrect
hoblWnrar. Ceme In whfn iiMtlim; aii)tlilm In this line ami let usi
Jww in thrUKh uur well selectril stock.
J. U. Johnson
tUHWKN'S OIJ) STAND OProSITE COURT HOUSK
Through Train Service Between
Breckenridge Ranger and Dublin Tex.
W. F.f R. & FT. W. R. R.
(WirhiU Kails Hanger & Ft. Worth Itullroad)
xrratmvic sunday june 2:1 h. 1929 on tiik following
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U'rak Km. $ wkm connection with Frisco It. It. at Dublin Texas.
foe Tort Wwrth aMd poiiita north of Dublin aUo for Hrownwowl and
potirtA tMHith rf DhHIIm. ' Alw makes connection at Dublin with M.K.&T.
lly. f Tvx Waco ami polnta on the M.K.fcT. Ity. of Txh be-
IWefH Vars mmi jiiimin.
Tmln Nf wkea conclwn at Dublin with M.K.&T. liy. of Texaa
Wjuj TwiuMi? fk. M.KT. Ky.. of; Texas laitwewi Waco and ?
. AMb maKM t-NiHwctWli With M.K.'fcT 'Us. otcxtOttor Gorman.
4v TjKtn and lKilatV north
TraR SiQ4 jjiafcea'connecftA'A lth Frtoco at Dublin for Couiauche
and JlrtfwmwooU. - '" '
l5Uyfreikit tH'rvict "between all alwve point.
TickctK wHllte on sale for train o. 8 dally from 0:90 p. w. mitll
aictato foratmltfTo. 4 -will be on iaki dally fii 5:80 af w. wntll J
' leirt-i of Lmwv ' ' -
bUlljeCV lt KWF Tnur-p. ao-. ; .
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Thpre seems to be no" acceptaWo
overalj substitute for sugar.
When vtH era begin to think they will
Irive the poUHelans guessing.
The.qbjec) or a-boycott h to send
Mm early rising potato down.
When the potato dealer has his foot
sn tho bag the consumer Is out.
Deiihn Is the true blue of those who
arc lighting the high cost of living.
Japan may not like 'the climate of
Siberia but ft lovea the commerce.
Probably the line to Mara was busy
hence the failure to get connection.
Thnt prediction of 50-cent gasoline
suggests the slogan Do your touring
Japan seems to have assumed a vol-
untary and gratuitous mandate over
No economy movement that pre-
scribes Infct year's bats for women can
To get the rug good and clean Just
Imagine while you are beating It that it'
Is the landlord.
The nation Is on the verge of nn epi-
demic of "viewing with Alarm" and
"pointing with prldo."
In the grand overnllfest don't forget
to look out our shoulder to uhsere
how they lit In the hack.
We're waiting to see which press
nsent will be tlrst to get overalls on
his presidential candidate.
Think when there Is a strike of the
gondoliers In Venice. If you want to
go anywhere swim or It.
A politician has to please as many
people as he can. Why do you expect
him to completely please you?
Hostile the man-eating shark and
the poodle It Is believed writers can
safely make fun of the madstone.
Lois of jjeople are enthusiastic over
Chinese poetry who cannot make head
or tall of a Chinese laundry ticket.
I'njnmas loo nre high and thero
Is no rule requiring a man to doff Ills
overalls when he hits the hay tit night I
Russian revolutionaries can be de-
pended upon to give astute Japan
plenty of excuses to remain in Si-
Al Ihe present rate it will soon be
n narrow choice of having diamonds
on one's linger or potatoes on one's
Clothing prices seem to be coining
down pcihnp to sec what thoio
queer denim things are that men are
Whether the heart of the world Is
broken or not the world continues to
function much as It did before. It's
Sliver fo.x furs are selling nt SOTO In
Now York but maybe they will be uble
to Hud something more expensive for
Wooden sIujo will give us a new
gait. 'Those who live In towns af-
flicted with old' brick sidewalks ul-
ready have It.
College students are helping to run
trains. It Is good athletic work and
more Interesting than conjugations or
Bullfighters In Madrid have gono
on a strike. ThN is one which all
humane people would like to see In-
If the dollar bill Is worth only 50
cents compared to what It could buy
In 1014 how boon before we shall be
down to stage money?
Germany Is paid to bo planning an-
other war. This may explnln why our
scientists can't get any message from
Mars; the lino la bus.
Perhaps the average Mexican finds
It Ipsa Irksome to tight under any sort
of leadership than to work under con
That Frenchman who proposes a 48-
hour week for farm laborers probably
expects the women to do the milking
and nil the other chorea.
Now that tho protesting middle
ejawies sro taking to overalls the
prosperous niechr.nlcs may have to go
to work In their ?10Q suits.
The -prince of Walea rodo the surf
at Honolulu In a canoe discovering
there Is k great deal pf fun In tho
world yet to be discovered by royalty.
"French Prcten4r Eptcrs I5tler
TraiIe' sceordlnjftto a headline and It
U saiflwcted thnt there are several pre-
tenders In It overa this country
Inject MoyH facrlfke.
The .last act to the. life .of the female
cochineal Insect is to Jay a large num-
ler mf. eggs upotrwhlch kr dead loy
rests pwtfetlnK (ht iwom dU bnra-
Ins rays ef the him wrttl Dm' )&
wwe. .J 'ijj
Famens khannte of Oentral Ail Has
Definitely Rejected the Chains
'' of Oespetlwn.
So Khlvn tho khanate In Central
Asia through which Col. Frctf Ilurnaby
once rode on horseback to the canltnl.
bus declared Itself nn Independent rc-1
public! That prodigious Kngllsh sol-
dler and traveler who won military
glory lighting outside the endangered
square at Abu ICloa In the Sudan
would smile hugely no doubt were he
able to read the news. For the Fend-
barbaric city of Khiva as he found It
on that famous ride In the seventies
or rntiior-ns the Russians found It .hist
two or three years fcefore. to be exact
was filled with Rlnves captured from
the PeValans by Turkomnn raiders. Its
whitewashed bouses scattered amid
the elms und poplars produced a wel-
comu offect howover after the count-
less miles of arid steppes which bad
to bo negotiated before It could be
reached. Its citizens were those
weirdly named "cousins" of the
Turk' ihe Uzbegs Kirghiz Sarin Ta-
Jaka and the Kara-Kalpaks or niacK
ItonnetK of the Turk I tribe whom the
caliph would fain gathei'- Into the fam-
ily fold. The khanate Is but the relic
of the once great kingdom of Chorus-
mln over whlrh King Darius ruled by
mentiB of Ida satraps. Christian
PUN SCHOOL ON SHIPBOARD
Socialistic Council of Bradford Eng-
land la Considering the Adoption
of Remarkable Scheme.
When It became necessary to erect
a new secondary school In Ilrudford.
Ihe rich wool textile center of Kng-
land the usual estimates were asked
for. and reported In the total sum of
SoclullLts who bnvo n considerable
majority on the Bradford education
committee at once decided to break
free from tradition and adopted the
Idea of buying u suitable seagoing ship
for that amount one big enough for n
couple of hundred children. These
children will be sent to sea for a sis-
months or Ill-months period. If n sub-
sequent suggestion is adopted.
It Is still to he settled whether tho
ship 8Choolhnu.sc will remain moored
In Bradford caiiol docks only going to
sea as a freighter during vacation pe-
riods or whether It would not ho In
the Interests of a general education to
let the Hvhohtrs see glimpses of for-
lgn'porfs. learning tholr. languages
nmong natives the ship nt the same
time being loaded with cargoes that
would pay full maintenance expenses
probably even of the hoarding of the
children. - nttkXr --
Oil Field Workers
H. H. Caldwell
.. Will be present and address a meeting at
Friday Night July 9th at 8
All Oil Field Workers Are
' Urged to be Present
CIIIOAOO. III.. July 0. Pocked by
a baby chick on the cheek Aimer Ilor-
ncock 4 years old Is dead of lock-
jaw according to tho diagnosis of .t
Coroner's Jury. Tho child was playing
with the chick. lie was III u wool:.
The American For Job Printing.
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PERFECTLY WILLING TO
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n RESIDE YOUR Hl'SBANI) THE
MOMENT YOU LAG
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Our Guarantee Stands Behind
ASK THE MAN WHO KNOWS. IF IT'S ELECTRIC INSTALLA-
TION YOU WANT. SEE US. WE ALSO CARRY A COMPLETE
LING OF ELECTRICAL FIXTURES AND ACESSORUSS.
THE SERVICE ELECTRIC CO.
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Immediate delivery nno looso in thirty days.
EXTRA DRILLING 0AIIIJ3. FISHING TOOLS. SPARE PARTS.
HITS AND JARS. TWO TON TRUCK. FULL CAMP EQUIP-
MENT. FIRST CLASS CONDITION. PRICED RIGHT FOR CASH
X. Y. Z.
Our Cordial Well Wishes
To all visitors and Vesidents in our city; We
extend to you a hearty welcome and well wishes
for a joyous stay in our midst. If you are to
make your home in Breckenridge then we ex-
tend to you a greeting of citizenship and fellow-
ship and assureyou that we are ready to co-
operate with you in promoting both public and
I BRECKENRIDGE STATE BANK AND TRUST CO.
G. C. BACKMAN Vice-President ; J. E. GRANBERRY Vice-President
A. G. RICHARDSON Cashier -
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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/m1/6/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.