Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 1, No. 69, Ed. 1, Friday, September 17, 1920 Page: 3 of 4
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Thrilling Drum a above the clouds showing the
Fatal Flight which gave the world it's greatest
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PtttdlsbctJ every evealag except Sua-
THE AMERICAN BUILDING
IIS Elm Street.
RATES OF Sl'IseCRUTIOK
I year Stt.00
jjlz montlis . . 5.00
Three months 3.00
One month 4.00
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. ADVERTISING RATES
ntplny advertising rutea on applica-
tion. CInKilUtl nils I'e per wnnl each
m-ertlou. Minimum charge on classl-
SherllC Srurs tmya but dlttte tmt
Is there with actio. The high JhcJc-
ers awl burglars pawned mtttenf toe
far for tlwlr ewH welfare? when they
wide- Mm city's police protection ap-
pear o Inaikiinate as to Invlt" the
fherlff ct stralfhteu nti'lerf wit.
rotletliiK the poHntl of Uosli froaf
the' I'IiIhm. ns propo?el by cold
booleil .American and Hrltt.'i com-
tncrce board will not be tolerated bjf
AmericMfi niaBufactnrers when tin
matter t.me up to them for final nd-
Ju.tmrnt. .lolinnlc Hull may do U
tint American arc not built tlia way.
(orcrnor Hobby i niakbu a light
td restrict the November vote i
tboM' who pay poll tax. T'.iN nieitnx
Mint the governor nnd thoe who ilde
with hint realize that the ncjjro tj;c
facttir N doubttHl In the mcunco many
conceive It to carry by enfratn'ip-
nient of women and propoM4 to con-
ilntie tht old enrb.
CRIPPIJ5D OIRL KKPT
IN CKLL.IK 17 VKAKS
JOLIET. 111.. Sept. 17 State and
conaty otitciaht are expected to take
lejml action axalnot iiernoas respnnt
bhs for the comlitloii of Marie Kol-
wi;zd who was found yesterday In
the cellar of her home where.uhg bus.
been fcent hidden from the world ser
enteen of her nineteen year of life.
Crippled n biinlen to her family.
Im' was placed in the bateinent when
ih wns 2 yenrst old. "When Iuv4Mi;nl-
ors opened the door of tli" cellar room
they fact d the waited lorm of a ulrl
not hirserthani that of a IJ ycitr old
child. Sbhc was eoveed wltn tilth
her limb twhted and nhriebnl. face
gaunt and discolored. Hci eyes seem-
vd to beir the only sign of lumiair intelligence.
SIIYLOCKS AMONG THE
EW YORK llANKKKS
The Ati-o'lalel PnK is ecluslvelv
entltbil to the ue for repulillciitlon
of all news dispatches credited to it
or not otherwise credited- in this pa-
ler and wNo the local news publNhl
All riglits or repiddicattott of rectal
diipntehes herein an? also reservel.
(July 2.". 1D17.)
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Entered as second-class matter Aug-
it . lip) at the po-Jt otlli-e at Hrcek-
nrtdm Texas undtr the Act of March
Mexico Is accredited by the United
States through Its Itureau of Com
merce- with having tin oil to relieve
all present and near future require-
ments of the world. The bureu i tlnds
also tli.it the I'nlted States pcodnc
less oil than they consume. I'ndT
the circumstances it seems tliat
Uncle Sum would afford Americana
protection in making Mexican inves
ment nnd development Instead of nd-
vlslng them that they go Into thn
country at their own risk and with
WASHINGTON. Sept 17 Cuiitroll-
er of tlu Currency Williams asserted
today that the records of his ollU"
conllrm Senator Owen's iwent charges
that certain New York banks have
loaned $.ilN).0fl)0iN at etortiomf
aud biinlenome lntirest rates mo
nlng has high as .TO per cent.
Other enterprise niny wait the
tillijsun of tin Towd. but not Hit oil
Ih'd It moves quick and regardless
of whether the Individual Is read; jtr
MKXICVN REIIEI ARE
MEXICO CITY. Sept. 17. Rebel
forces headed by Gen. Felipe Pineda
have seized the tovn of San Cristobal.
In the state of Chiapas ncconlliu to
advices received at the war dennrt-
ment Gen. P. Ellas Cilles so -rotary
of war. t'eelared. hr;wvT. that tlte
movemem would soil b crushed
Robert E. Bowers
12-11 Ur.mii Iildg.
LT. ORMEft LOCKLCAR
.Z WILLIAM FOX
in VTHE SKYWAYMAN
Th Fox FHmCorporatton is giving ten per cent of trie
proceeds to the Wife and Family of Lieut. Locklear
Saturday and Sunday
September 18 and 19
A. B. C.
FIRST NATL BANK IILDG.
i National Theater i j&
- Tools and Casing For Sale
1 "BOB TAIL" STRING OF TOpLS CHEAP
Several Striata ( five aad ihrec-srxtceatks Pipe new sad used
G. M. EDGETT
Nw Commercial Hotel Breckenridge Texas
X TODAY--One Day Only--TODAY
WITH AN ALL STAR CAST
Tomorrow and Sunday
HOUSE OFqUALTTY 7
THEATRE -i k
Today and Tomorrow
PLENTY OF OIL
MEXICIX OIL CANOLVE
ALL SHORTAGE. SAYS REPORT
OF IS. S. COMMERCE BUREAU
WASHINGTON. S-pt. 17 A peace-
ful and orderly Mexico would produce
mon oil tliun is now prtxluctvl In tha
entire world urconlinc to n rcrlfcw
of tlit Mt'.xlcnit petroleum Induotrr 1-
MtiPtl toditv' lj" the liurcnit of forclBU
With the oil xtipply of tl.c TnUed
Htntcs doomed to xliaustton In twen
t.v year. nnd Great Itrltaln and
France iii'iioxltic .overseas flcUN capu
lile of pronucitn: fur COO years new
emphaoli Is given the importntieo to
Atnertca of iwacc hi Mexico nnd foil
development of the iiH)000.0iH) Mexi-
can oil properties 71! per cent of which
are owned br Anieilean lnltresH. 21
p'r cent by IlrltNh. . per cent by
Dutch nnd '2 per cent by Spanish-
Oil Imports Increase.
!ninrls of oil from Mexico Into tho
Cnltiil Statftf in tin. llscalyi.r endetl
June od. ll)5f thoveil an Increase of
more than 100 jht cent over the Im-
ports of IMS. The .Tune. I'.rjO Inpor'H
of Mexican oil Into tho Inlt'd Stuten
amounted to .T-lo.l07.r4X) -tillon. or
sllKhtly more than S.OOO.noo barreK.
"The nations are Interested as nev-
er bef.)ri In the ol' supply of tin
world." says the revh w. "To enor-
mous oil requirements of tho war j'-
rlod have not les-icned undiT innce
coinlitiono ; in fact the consumpt'on
of oil in the IndiHt.'Ia1 worl I threat
ens to overtake production. Thr de-
velopment of the oil resources of tin
world promNes to be one of tin most
important a"tlvltles ot the reiiiwsrrw
Hon period. The Tnlted Spates con
tribute- approximately two-thirds of
the oil supply of the world but 40
tier cent of tbeprodncinc tlel Is In thin
country hax boenne exhausted and
It is cstlnnr-d that the oil "citip of
the Unit -I. M.itias will .not Iiim i.npr
than CO y.Mi's.
So IIoM in Mexico.
"Already this country i'on.umcs
more oil than It produces. Mexico
which' ranks second in oil production
and has the greatest dcninnsrm'ti!
! supply offers the mnt enco'ir.igemei't
1 to the American oil Industry. Imi.H for
present production and geograplil.-il
The Popular pjace for all kinds
Prescription Department in charge of
' Competent Pharmacists
Come here for those Sick Room.
Atsessories Proprietary and Tat
I6i& Remedies for Home Prescription.
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
"TOYS OF FATE"
Fill aUIE OF TOILET ARTICLES
PRSH NUNNALLY'S CANDIES
FoXow tHc crowd and youll land at
Consider the Wife
and the Children
THE WIFE AND 1HE LITTLE ONES ARE ENTITLED TO A HOSrE OF TIIEIROWX. ' SIM-
PLY A HOUSE IN WHICH TO TEMPORARILY EXIST IS NOT ENOUGH.
YOU SAY YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG YOU WILL REMAIN IN BKECKENUIDGE. IF
THAT 18 YUK EXCUSE FOR NOT BUYING A HOME. CONSIDER THAT YOU MAY REMAIN
FOK YEAM6 OR. LEAVING. YOU CAN SELL THE HOUSE AND LOT FOR GOOD PROFIT. PAY
THAT MHI KBNT TO YOWtSELF AND LET YOUR INVESTMENT BRING YOU A PROFIT L
ADDITION. . 4
You Can Get the. Home in
We wUl do our part in selling you the Lot at Reasonable Price and ON TIME
small cash payment balance to suit your circumstances.
CONSIDER-That EAST BREGKENRIDGE is the coming Big Residential Section
it is not only coming but HAS ARRIVED. Graded Streets Close In Water Main
Wn Lalcc Grand Gas Main SCHOOL BUILDING NOW BEING ERECTED
and Other Convenience coming.
IS THE HOME SECTION OF BRECKENRIDGE
The real estate (Inn of Elktn &
WVntz. 1'iindlliiK I'ast IlreckenrldKe
addition the Curry tract and peveral
business Mocks "has been dissolved. .
In the deal .1. A. Elktn retains ex-
clusive control of East Brevkenrldse
aud continues to handle the other pro-
perties lifted. A vigorous advertising
campaign has !een instituted In sal
of East ISreckenrldue lots and the col-
umns of the American show good ar-
guments why every family nhonld S-
cure a home site In this crowing and
to-lHfleadlnit residence section of the
Mr. Klkln reports many improve-
ments under way In his addition and
more nrraiiKed for. Including business
houses and locations some of the hlR
Industries tlmlinc It advantageous to
secure hiirh ground sites for their
plant and numbers of others pr-fer-rlng
the -lower la mis. The policy of
the advertising Is to keep along with
tin actual developments. Thes-e are
sutuVlein from day to dav to convince
that the big e.x'iectatlons of the o.vn-
ers of the subdlvNlon are being stead-
ily and rapidly fultilletl.
6:10 a. m. and S:.!0 p. m.
8:.'M) u. m! aud 0:05 p. in.
General delivery? windows open week
days S:0o a. in. to (5:00 p. ni. . --'""
6:10 a. m. and 8:'M p. m.
8':30 a. m. and 6:0." p. ni.
Pullmau and throngli chair Kir iod
coach to Fort Worth curried on train
leaving at 8'SO p. m. and ou train ar-
SMITH'S : -
Conader the Wife
Office on Addition
fi4n Evwiiaf until 8
The City of Masks'
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Baxter, Tom L. Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 1, No. 69, Ed. 1, Friday, September 17, 1920, newspaper, September 17, 1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121935/m1/3/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.