The Breckenridge Daily American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 4, No. 295, Ed. 1, Wednesday, June 11, 1924 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. IV. No. 295.
G. 0. P. CONVENTION FORMS ITS ORGANIZATION
BIG MASONIC DA Y ON JUNE 24
Members From Thirty
2000 Persons Expected
Tlio i;t en I est Masonic priuram
ever helil In till sctiluii oi I lit-
Mute Is planned tni st. .Ii'liiis
l)ii) June l!l li) iiieinliei'H nl
llirckviillilgu llluo Lodge ...
It)- when iiMiie ( linn u.ooo
le in u eitleil in nlleml.
Masons ti f ililii) oilier lodges
In (lil section or tho Mate iu
lnvlteil iui. laip delegation mo
exK'cleil lioni over) low ti In n
radius ol oho huuilreil miles
sinking t 1 1 1 bo held nl "f sttil
lulls whciv Installation or of-
llccis will lie coniluctiil with
high Masonic officials of lliu
Slnlo mill soiilhhinil piusonl.
Among ''to lilt: men M'heiluloil
on tlio prognitu Is foiigiossinun
(iilnn Williams or Decatur who
will deliver mi address.
Olio or flit Attractions will 1)0
t ho big iiiimi riiini tin Masonic
linme. ir IliU cannot he secured
Hit Mirliier lliiuil or Fort Worth
U to Im seemed u that jiii' ll f
music lor tin intension iimij he
The afralr Is to bo for all
.Masons anil their inuillles living
ot xMllug heie whether the)
have placed their membership m
tlio local IihI'0 or not.
Following the program at fes-
tal Kails there will he a .Masonic
program given In the evening at
Iho l-Tci .Mellioillst Church.
KlulxirMo iie.irallotis are mi-
ller way for the big day with
lame committees finiu tin Inciil
lislgc working on nil phases or
Iho piogram niiil eiiterlaluiiieiit
plauueil. Sol Morgcnsterii gen-
eral chnlriuau of comuilttee on
lurauueiitents said tidn) that tlio
organisation for the big ila) is
gelling hsj ror making ever) tie-
tall of the program anil cntettnln-
inenl as near pcifcct as can he
Other on the roiiiuilllee Willi
Mnrgensteru are Mill Sink. U. .1
Keith .1. I'. Wordiis .. .1. Mi'-
I'arland H. I. Fleetwood Mikc
fiimmlns Fred Meins .loo
I'jnm Tom sermon V. II. .Mor-
rlon Jim Allison lieu. T. Spnirs
Hit) Veale. Ilallanl .loliii Durreif.
Itny Illcharilsoii Claude Thntiip-
Miii Schiill-. IC .1. Ilimter. C. M.
Caldwell O. I.. Mcl.aurln nml
The officers to Ik Installed wrro
elect ill nl it Matcl iiioetlnt; "f
Iho linlce hehl lust iiIkIiI.
Thrcjc Stores To
Close At 7 p. in.
For The Summer
In ordAr that their omployoos
;nay take advantage ot the summer
weather tho management of Tho
Fair Tho Stylo Shop and Itatcllffs
Variety Storo announce that effec-
tive at once they will close their
respective Mores at 7 P. M.
o'clock Instead of eight as hereto-
fore There Is some agitation for the
various business houses to obtain
n uniform closing time during tho
kUmmer month but regardless of
whatuvor action tho other nur
chants may tak i iho abo o stores
will observe sewn o'clock n that
closl'tg ho jr.
Tne tiro department two morn-
ing started to flush nil firo hyd.
rant In tho city. This Is being
don as a precautionary measure
no that tho department will not he
iui.ufu in uiu wuiu oi a Hur -
;es Are Invited;
L M. PARDEE IS
At a ulatcil niePtlriK of the Mn-
foiiie niu Iidi-e No. 102 lam nUht
all offlcpm or the lodt;t wro tlitly
I. M. rl'Rdex vtu reelected in
Wonhlpful .Mauler II. A. .Mrl'ar-
Uml wan Heeled Henlor Wanlen;
Herman I'atteriioii Junior Wanlen.
W. II. Met uli i i !-! 1 . rti'lectrd '
retnry O A. (iilniore rfelisat'-il
inamiiM ami W P farter rolvct-
II A. Mrrarland an Senior W.ir-
il- n hucci'.-Ji. W. II. IJalhird and
Herman I'arter-inn a Junior Ward-
en ciirriedi I!a Veale.
AND L0EB LAD
Dr th AMOctatH Trru.
CIIICACOJiin- II -States At-
torney Crow- tmlnv won his first
skirmish for an early trial of Na.
'than Leopold. Jr.. and Ttlcnnrd
"u""' voiuisuu Kiunappora unit' Uepublican majorities in Congress
slayers of Itobert Franks when thyin naino and In principle." saying
trial was set for August 4. tUal ovt.ry M0r0ll(t fuuU of r.cont
Holt hoys pleaded "not guilty." j legislation would have been avoided
when arraigned today befor. Chief' Uil the president had thut .trength
C. OF C. MEMBERS
indl LtVl mUJJI!iI-.;ntl0Il
-that never before had the necessity
I of dependahlt) party majority and
With fliinp and precision Jack j definite party responsibility been so
Kobcrt tho now president of tho i clearly demonstrated.
Chamber of Commerce piloted tho' The text of Mr. Mondell'a address
noon day luncheon meotlngi follows:
through ono of tho busiest pro-! Ladles and gentlemen of tho con-
grams It has had In a long time' tion:
and then had twenty flvo minutes' "Wo are met as tho roprcaenta-
left iu which the whole body vial- lives of a great political party that
ted the Model Poultry Farm In the has never fulled nor faltered In l.ta
nuunwesi part or inn city.
Accompanied by a number of that has never proposed nor advo
Kahtland and Cisco poultrymon and rated an unwise or unsound nation-
women visitors hero today attend.al policy and It Is our privilege
nig the pouitrymen's mooting the on behalf of this party to place in
Chamber of Commorco members nomination for the highest off lce In
numbering more than 100 motored
to tho pouUry farm and found
vnero nearly -i.uuu rino nnickens finest standards of party leadership
and many modern buildings pens I and who shall ho entitled to and we
and eaulpmont Including the big confidently believe will receive' tho
hatchery. Isuuoort of large mainriiv of th
Mrs. Sides wife of tho manager.!
iceu lemonade to tho vim-
tors following their trip of Inspec-
tion through the grounds.
Tho farm covers twelro nuroa
and Is work I ns toward the capa-
city of ten thousand chickens
whlah tho plant will have when
All water users aro advised for
tho next two or threo days to keep
on hand a bucket of water for
drinking purposes as tho flushing ot
tho hydrants now Jjelng dond by tho
riro Department l.as a
muddy tho water.
lose To S200.00I)
My (.mininty Fund In
Hank 1 It-re.
J W. Mlneii. ruxlil'r of th-
Txa (luiirant) Ilnnk announced
I'uii beKlnnliiK tt)tlr. t h t am pay-
in K the depoHltnm of the delunct
c;iinrant .state Itntik of Oruluwn
Texan out of funds doiiuMted hero
iy the Stale (luarnnty Fund.
The amount to be paid to these
depositors nutnbeiliiK around ono
thouMtnd In approltuatel 200-
?j00. .Much of the money to being r-
deponlteil her-. b the YouiiK coun-
l rl'ii iim Mmiciih xitlil
Chairman Of (J. 0. P. Convsi
tion Also Urges More He-
publicans in Congress.
cu-:vi:land. jUn n. itcsi.
dent Coolldgo hus Justified tho con-
fidence that "Inspired" his nomi-
nation for vice-president at Chica-
go and tho greater confidence re.
posed in him since taking up tho
duties of chief executive Is tho
"outstanding fact" In the political
situation Frank W. Mondell of Wy-
oming declared today In his ad-
dress as permanent chairman of
the Republican Nutional Convention.
-Mr. Mondell ndded nn anneal for
In house mid Senate.
Th0 chairman ussallitl the Dem-
ocrats for their "utter lack of fixed
unit definite iirlucitde or nollcv.
I save that of muckraking and oh-
l"ictlon." ltefornng to tho situ.
B Ulu laHt congress- when
Insurgents Joined with Democrats to
control legislation. Mr. Mondell said
'service or loyalty to tho republic;
the gift of th American people can.;
Idldatos who shall measure up to the
Emerican voters at tho polls In No-
"Wo meet profoundly apprecla
live of wise patriotic and Inspiring
party leadership In the past and
earnestly thankful that the kindly
providence and tho great good for-
tune which gave our party and tho
nation Lincoln McKlnley Iloosevelt
and Harding has vouchsafed us :ih
to tho worthy successor of theHe dis-
tinguished patriots the confidence.
Inspiring character of Calvin Cool-
Idgo. Tho American peopIe placed
the stamp of their approval on tho
candidates of tho last republican
national convention by a majority
W more than five ami a half mil-
(Continued on Tage 4.)
BUECKENRIDGE STEPHENS COUNTY
. ...... -
President Milierand of
France "as Resigned
JOUIT TA l?fMf I S11I7
IJllll 1U rULLUW
0. S. CAPITAL
8 th 1.h-IIk1 ITrM
't'OKIO June 11.- AvImcouui Kl.
juhlfo iMill who negotiated La 118-Ing-Itihll
nKreeinent. U to succeed
llsinlhnra n Aiiibapmdor to the
1'nlted States. It In Indicated ou
Breckenridge Man Drilling
for Oil in South American
The man) friends of Carl Camp-i
ell who formerly redded in Ilreck-'
enrldge will be glad to lenrn that!
a cjiblograin has been received
from him from n hospltnl of the
Sun Co. located in Vallvn Vene
zuela since May I stating ho Is
now out of danger and will be
able to resume his "work with tho
Young Campbell had Just tnkon
up his work ns driller for the Sun
company on a well located deep
In tho South American Jungles 11 'i
miles from tho nearest town nnd
together with another American
hoy hud been drilling .'1 days when
Patrolman Jamos Ci. McShnue
t'"(lrod IiIh resignation to tho City
Commission yesterday samo to bo
come effective on Juno 20 1921.
Tho resignation was accepted.
Tho rousou for McShnne'H
tig was not made known.
The American Legion through Its
Commander wlhes to thank all
who took part In their play which
was given nt City Hall Inst night.
"The Microbe Of Love" netted the
American Legion approximately
one hundred nnd fifteen dollars
after' all hills xvnro paid.
Tho gross receipts totaled three
TL'ltKKV NKKDS WO.MK.V
nOCTOItS TO ATTILMJ Olt-
TIIODOX W O .M i:
CONSTANTINOPLE June H.
Tho great need In Turkey for fo-
malo doctors because mnl0 physi-
cians am forbidden to attend or-
thodov Moslem women tins led Dr.
fieorgo K. Vincent director of the
Kockefoller Foundation hero to con-
sider tho extension of tho American
training school for nurses nnd the
Amet1cau Medical College for Wo-
men. NKW ZBAIiAXI) ltKPOKTS
ll WIIKAT HIIOItTAtii:
WEELINGTON N. 55. Juno 11.
In Iho course of a rovlow of the
trado outlook Prime Minister MasT-
soy forecasts a wheat scarcity In
this country. "Wo aro 3000000
bushels behind In wheat production'
he said "and although I regret tho
necessity we will have to go out-
pido for wheat."
TEXAS WEDNESDAY JfXE
Br tha AnoclittiJ Trrn
I I'Mtls. li li. Pteshlent 31 IU
Ici'iuiit lesluneil tiiln. S-u pjii'.
Ilaiueiilai nuifot it leli has a. .
ri'iiipliNlu-1 l;s a unreal uhje t
or tniilnu .Mlllerniiil riiun nfrtro.
The rtNlKiiatlmi was rcml herin
both houses or Piirllaiuent IimIh.
t lit 1 1 elctlloii oi the ii 'H ehlel
executive hv Joint mcettiiit or tho
( hamhof atnl Senate I'rlilnv exec-
utive power will bo welhled liy
(ho netliii; niliillrj under l-'nui-cols-.Mnisal.
.Mllleraiiil li sixth of oliu'on
pre.shlents or th0 third -epuhlhj
lo leave oirice hj leslyiifiK.
Shot By Native'
they w-ie both wounded young
Campbell wus shot in the innut'
tin- hullet breaking his jaw hone
and lodging In his neck. The
other hoy received his wound in
It wn ten hours .bt'foro medical
aid could he secured and Mr.
Campbell suffered grently from
loss of blood and his life was i1n-
palred of for several days.
A native did tho xhontlng. He
stole n mule from the namp and
t Ii-1 1 escaped Into Columbia and
hasn't been captured yet Mrs..
Campbell nml little daughter re.
mnlncd In Hreckenrldge.
Cr-TILD VICTIM OF
Joe MorrU the eight year old son
of Mrs. Mary Morris who was the
victim of a double automobile ac-
cident at ono o'clock yesterday Is
steadily improving. He Is resting
easily nt the Hospital where he wn
taken In a private car Immediately
attor tho nccldont.
Owing to tho great number of
accldcjitu during tho past week or
so tho Hmorgenry Hospital has
been taxed to Its fullest capacity.
The halls dining moms nnd all
otlior avallablo rooms are helm
used for cots because of the lank
of room u pat lent this morning vv-ns
compelled to use tho oporntlm
table as a bed. and last night ut
midnight It was necessary for th -
management to purchase threo ad-
dlllnnnl cots In take care or their
The manitgement slate that even
In their overcrowded condition the
patients are receiving the very
bot of caro.
imrrisii I'ui.vcu lands .ioii
THAT PAYS tfBO.OO A YHAU
KINOS LYNN Kngland June 11.
Prlnco Henry tho third son of
King (Joorgo hoa got n Job which
carries with It tho remuneration of
ICO a year. At n recont meeting of
the town council bore n loiter was
received from tho prince accepting
tho.nppolntmont or Lord High Stew-
ard for tho town.
Hy his acceptanco ot this office
tho prlnco will beconio the ropre.
sontatlvosontatlvo of tho Horough in
tho House ot Lords when he Is
ralhed to tho poorago In tho near
Lynn Is ono of the oldost bor-
oughs In England Its first charter
of Incorporation being granted by
Pfll? MAW Tft AfTCDT
I'mnk A!ontk. Naniod As Ponnanent Chairman; Appeal It
Made I'm; .Majority Of Republicans In ConBros!s Who
ill Maud llilelted When llnll Is Called.
11 Hi AwlAlxl Prut.
CU:i:iAND June 11 . The
l"pnbllcBii .National fonveiitlon
enmr ) older ill i h-Ven o'clock
nils nioiniiiu. and went throuKh
"'ri. loutine prelimlnarlet today
while lis platform committee wa
jlliiiillv threahlnB out Itn dlffer?nc
I and many leaders were clotW In
i Miiu-m m conierence o"er still uti.
ihtei mined vice presidential Itu-
atlnn. Tho permanent organization with
Krank Mnndell of Wyoming as
itermnuent chairman was duly ln-
Btalled without a hitch. '
The roventlnu rulrg were adopt
ed. and orrichil roll of delegates
perriftod. tn a short addrr.
Chairman Mondell repented amid
eheiTH the Coolldge lallvlnu cry
oundeii yesterdii) h.v I he tenipor-
:n f hull man lluiton. A- mi v..u.
convention KlUe 1)8
nppioinl to a p-a ror
majorities In Congress who will r--.
"l"1" W'th'ii the p.ntv x li ii Hi-
ny th .V.vttM rrr4
CI.KVKI.A.M). Juno 11. A suh-
cnmmltteti of Id was appointed
to Mihmit n tentative limit of the
llepuhllraii plalforiu to the roll
i evolutions coiiiuiltieo lotlay piac-
tlcally completed It wink in an
rrohihltloii. It Is understood. Is
not spci-liirnllv iiieutloueil at-
though law eiitorceiueut foitns
the basis of ouo plank.
The out) plank vvhlili iiiight be
UP U. S. CUSTOMS
llr th Aninciatrt r-r'u.
NEW YOUK June 11. Ten
armed bandits today held up a
United states Customs truok.
knocked the driver unconscious
and escaped with twonty seven
pnekages of precious stones that
were being transferred from the
mineral Postofflco to tlio Apprais-
The pollcv or Irving to conduct lmliics of the county In modern
lavs with the same equipment of ISSit Is penny wise and pound
In I8h:t when th( present building was .started the county did
not have hut about SIM) people in it ainl the whole property aliia-
lou was only about suoo.ooo. Hut thev hail foresight and vision
mil business sense enough lo eiecl a temple or Justice commensurate
'o the needs not only or Hint da but ror many jeais to come. On
their meager linaiiclal ahllitv or that ilav the.v voted sa.'.OOO.OO In
iniids to elect It. That was a fur bigger sum or monev In proper
tion to their population and pi-opertv valuation than the proMised
iiHlIOO will be lor our 10.000 people with mote than 9:1110041000
iiroperty valuation. Them Is a hundred times as much litigation
now nml most ot It has been made by the oil companies. The oil
vvenllh held most I j by unu-rcshlonts i-onstltutlug close to HO per
'em of the count) 's taxable property. Is held h) iiou-reshleuts. So
ivhy mil lei Iheiu build this foiirt Mouse b voting Tiouds now? We
ire assured b) count) officials that our taxes next jenr will not be
uiy higher by oMug the bonds
I'liithermni. lo erect a big luiM)slng moilern "temple or Justice
for the purpose or properly taking care or our officers of tho law nml
law enforcement program will be a tremendous example of the spirit
r tho people ror law enforcement.
Let's vote-for the court house ImiikN protect our valuable iccoriN
?lve needed conveniences and comfort for cur officers- Jurors and
PRICE FIVE CENTS
iv jthasli i
loll in railed in the senate
.ii il ti
After permanent nn.ainuf i.ij
lllMl bi. II p '. tn. rn IlMfi
adjourned until -i.it c i to
it will ninpt it. pl.it-
Th (il.tr r . i ni i iimtiiltt) . r .
!""t'l to the iniiv. nun') thi in .rii
III- 'uOt it lllld in it rIUiIeed (s
at'iiiv of null rotiniiiiioe report
nd asked the nnv ntlon to ad.
Joum until toulKht.
Several chances w re reported
lo have hern made in the sub coin-
Ill It tee's repot t.
It. II. I'teaKor or Texas today
iuinounce(i that he had not aband.
oned his deteriuintton to pn-.sH for
a clenn-cut expression against tln-
Ku Kins Klan.
Among other things In its shott
session toda. the cnnveutloii In
ndoptlnc Its rules approved :i in w
atranuemeut h which woim-n will
'h.-iv 'citi.il i pn-entatinn with n.i-n
"11 Hi- national comMtlee.
KU KLUX KLAN
G. 0. P. PLATFORM
iutcrpicicil ns lofenliiK to tho
Kit Klti.v Klan Is described in n
ilechiiatlnii learritmiiig the p.nlv's
devotion to the (oiistltiitlou its
gum niilces or religious civil uml
Oil iiiijulrUs aie dealt with un-
der the head or "onlcrlv govern-
ment." .Mm of both parties rue
assail ror ilishoue.st.v comiptloii
Iho existciiio or which Iho paity
roudfiiiiis and deplores.
In the one lelatliu; to agiiciil.
tine it was agieeil lo plciluo ev-
er) ffforl lo lotoic eiiiltahli-
liataiie0 IsMwccii agriculture piio
uml Industrial cnmiuntliiv levels
Their iiiiinlmatloii policy was de-
fined In iv new ipioia law. Is
strongly i ecoiuiueuileil hut no
mention Is miulii or .liipancs. ex-
clusion. One plank is devoted to the
pivilso of President foolldge ami
In aunt her plnnk I'uithiri' lax re-
iliiclioii is ilemauileil. The tax re-
vision commission K to foinilllnto
n M'leutiliit policy
.Nominations for Picslilcut anil
Vlcis-Pi eshleni vvill he made In-morrow.
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Trout, Horace I. The Breckenridge Daily American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 4, No. 295, Ed. 1, Wednesday, June 11, 1924, newspaper, June 11, 1924; Breckenridge, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth122705/m1/1/: accessed April 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.