The Breckenridge Daily American (Breckenridge, Tex), Vol. 5, No. 126, Ed. 1, Friday, November 28, 1924 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. V. No. 120.
BRECKENR1DGE STEPHENS COUNW TEXAS FRIDAY NOVEMBER 28 192-1.
PRICE rWE CENTS
IN TROUBLE WITH
BRITAIN AND EGYPT
nt Khartum today mutinied nnl
iltmkol (ho Mllltnij llinpllal.
killing on. BrUMi mid two Sj.
i Inn doctor.
British troops flrrd on the
mutineers who suffered orre
LONDON" Nov. liN. i:tcitliin
Kuibay In I.Ol(in snld today
Hint It regarded tho outbreak
ntnong (lic. Kg)ptlnu troops nt
Khnrtum as not due (o nn In
fluenco oittnldo the linttollmi In
volvrd And not connected official-
ly with tlio trouble In Cairo.
TIioiirIi tlio attendance wn small
nt (ho religious Thnnksgtvlng service
held In Iho 1'lrat DaplM Church
yesterday morning It ' "f r-t
nml enjoyed by all present.
Tlio opening prfter was by the
llev. C. L. Cartwrlght nml the scrip-
tore roudlng by tlio llov. C. It.
Shlrar who road from the Blghth
Chapter of Deuteronomy.
A brief addros was delivered iiy
Judgo George T. Wllsan on the sub-
ject "America's PI rat Thanksgiving
Day." George Kolley spoke on
"What Wo Should he thankful for
In the Sunday School." Judge C.
O. Hamlin newly elected chclrman
of the Hoard of Deacons ol the llap-
tlst Church spoku on "What our
Church Should be Grateful Tor."
The Iter. 0. L. Cartwrlght the
new .Methodist pastor was then in-
troduced and ho spoke briefly em
phaslzlug the spirit of Thanksgiv-
ing Following several short talks
by different persons In the nudlenco
the closing prayer wss said by
Judge Ii. H. Welch.
The Ucv. C. It. shlrar said today
thnt throughout the coming year the
spirit of Thanksgiving should
practiced and emphasized that nel
jcar snvtnil times ss many persons
should voluntarily attend special
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis
To Put On Program
For Salvation Army
Mr. and Mr. K. 11. F.I I In will hare
chargo of th Solvation Army moot-
ing! tomorrow night and Sunday.
Mr and Mrs. Hills hnvo been In
llreckenrldge before and aro niways
welcome to n Salvation Army audi-
ence as tliev put on an Interesting
program. Service on the street cor-
ner llreckenrldge mid Walker nt
7 15 and lu tin- Hall nt S:1G p. in
West Texan- Tonilit and Satur-
day partly cloudy
y wiy - aw wtsvr
il Athrrrm It I s necejy u inMldlni: n rltv to niovlile lirod mwu--..
i bftiillful nnd Attractive park anil dn)Krouinh uheiv little chllilrcii
way find nmplo rmwii to pUy ecrrlo wnl enjoy theniM-lve. nml
wnero nuiiiii mimi uihy tuui re-t
I Or liomen. and
WlicroHH in city 1 reslly a rltv
ipwrks ar in fact ss much n realty nml part of It public Improements
Aj ttr f Iim ro.k w ttuiiuw lI...1 I...II.H...... i ...i.... i.n. ... . t
-' " ""'"i "." iiimiiiiiikn win wiiirr iiiuiir (iiiici'w HUH
Wliens pl)groHiiiN nnd pnrki ndd greatly lo Iho niearaiice. nnd
cultural Htiiiiwiii-ri. cr cmniminlty im well us providing uiucli for the
health and linjijilnes of men women rtnd chllilrcii;
Therefore. I. T. It. Itldi:ell Mitvor or tii rltv .r itr.wL-iri.i..M .in
hereby drxlKimtc Tiu-Mlny Deccm!er 'J mat an I'AUIC nml I'iIaV-
uiuil .ii. ik rnr the cay of
hereby cnll iimih nil men of this
loroi nnu iiiiiiienre on that dato
of this city which Is tottering n
m iimi nny n wrwin irnci or isnu wiiirn lias neen. donated for that
irarnoM hy certalu Idg-honrted nnd public spirited clUzenH. Every
eitlin rK"rdleM of his lino of limine! or vocation U iu-gl to ob-
serve this proclKnutUon ami through the definite organised effort of
sl IJotut Club eeatiilHite what ctw he is nblo In time ami work or
money oa the above mwJIoaed date for the purpose of making PARKS
d PLAYGHOUXn DAY in Breckenridge oiin of the wost eaeoeeshtl
special days thN municipality has over known.
IS NEW HEAD
WASHINGTON. No 2H K.'liat
or Curtis f Kaunas was pvh-rted to
day aw mirccsanr tu the at Senator
Lodge of Masnchusotte as Repub-
lican lender of the Senate. Senat-
or Wntscin of Indiana was elated
us vice chairman of the party whip
the pest held by Senator t'urtls
to high school
Coach Hart Coan of tlio llrecken-
rldge Itls.li School Football team
was happy today whnn ho oponod a
letter from Col. A. 1. llurrett of
Fort Worth prosldent of tho South-
western Own Light & Power Com-
pany. Thu latter contained a J BO check
to ho npplled on tho llreckenrldge
High School fund and a good word
of encouragement to tho football
Tho company of which Col. Ilar-
rett Is president serves a number of
towns In Contrnl Wost Toxas In-
cluding llreckenrldge tho gns com-
pany hero tnnnugnd by Claude Curry
boltii; n part of that organisation
Col. Ilnrrotfs letter follows:
"My Donr Mr. Coan:
"Kncloned herewith I-takr pleatt-
tiro In forwarding you our check for
$60.00 to bo placed to credit of
Athletic Fund llrofkonrldge High
"I congntulnte you and the team
over splondlil record tnado this ysar.
Lot the goal for next year ho an
"Tell tho boya my experience In
llfo has hfon that I lonrned nml
prnutou more rrom seoming reverse
and falluroi than from early success-
es. May ch of them snatch real
sucm frota tho great gnmo of life
all tho succom that counts coming
from mastery of ones own solf Is
my earnest hope.
"A. P. IIAnnKTT. Pros."
WASH1.N0TON. Nov. 28. Tin
hearing on ch:iri;os of fraud In the
sale of land In Texas will bo re-
sumed as toon as fongrona gets un-
der way It was iald today by Sen-
ator Hellln Domocrui ol Alabama
prosecutor ef the Hpoclal Senate In-
A deleKKtlon of llreckenrldge I'e
Molay ineniberM motored to Hanger
this e mi I UK where they will put on
a degree for the nowly organized
'lodge in that city.
hinii crumped (iiiirten In apilinent.
In ilo iruo m'iino of the unnl until
IlrtykeiirliiKe and in so dolmr .o
iiiuulclpHllty to contribute their of-
lu cooperation with tlio Idoni Club
movement to rJenii-up Hint Improve
T. B. niDGKLIi Mayor.
Mail Service to Europe
limtl.IN. Nov. !. Weekly
I Zeppelin moll M'rilce between he
I t lilted Slates nnl Kuroc "HI
mill Ik started Dr. Hugo Kekrm
rr dliertor of he 'epK'llu rom-
pnny Mint liml ihurgo of the ZlUt
trans Atliiiille flight said tiMlny.
'I'll 'rppelln (iond)rar inmbl-
nation does not intend to estnli-
llili passenger venire for the
present he hi'llrattil hut brlleir
ono Xeppeltii eneli way weekly
rarrjlug linlf a million letter nt
tw'iuty-f(. cent er letter would
le n business Mircess.
OIL TOOLS FROM
turned Its eyes toward llrecken-
rldge to get necessary tools to aid
It in its oil Industry lit mat van
C. 11. llrown Sled A. Weldlnn
Compaity of this city bus received
an order for five "Devils' Honda'
and 160 fishing tools for pumylJi;
woIIh. oil well tools ho manufactured
Ip-re for tho trade.
M... . ..... . In.M'drilitil III
j I III) IITU'T W lummuwi
'.llnckenrldgu through tho Soviet's
American representative in New
York tho Amtorg Trading Corpor
ation ami tho price for tho flsulni;
tools runs several thousand dollar.
Mr. llrown said the tools will voi
forward ut once by way or .now
York to Moscow Itussla and ho
pects still othor orders from tho
Sovlot rjovcrniuent for oil well tooln
Ilrnwu has built up u laru pat-
ronage In this lino and now sbltn
his products tu all parts of tho
earth. He recently received laruo
orders to bo shipped to India Per-
sia and other countries lu thu far
One of tho most Interesting war
uxhlblts over shown In this Bcctlon
of tin stnto has been gathered by
members of the American Legion
and Is now being shown In tho Mc-
Claln building first door south of
th Hood Fats llakery.
In this display aro found many
rellcH of historic valuo ind In the
show aro Included hundreds of ar-
ticles from the battle fields of sov-
ural different wars. Included H a
sword of a goneral In tho Ameri
can Revolution Idols taken by
tho American soldiers In tho war
with Mexico and many rellca of tlio
Spanish American and tho World
The Salvation Army Is maintaining
a booth and serving hot cotfeo ami
doughnuts free of charge as thoy
TWO HURT IN
Two men whoao names were glr
en as Rogers and Johnny Frlerson
both of Albany wero In a car accl
dent about four miles wt of town
yesterday about 1:30. According to
statements the men made they were
going towards Albany at the time
and the car began to wobble and
they put os the brakes suddenly
eaBsfag the car a Ford Coupe to
turn over smashing is the top an
wreaking the machine but outside
ef a few bruisse the occupants
were not injured.
By Zepplin Is Planned
READ OUT OF
WASHINGTON. Nov. 28. Senat
or l.n Fnll Mr of Wisconsin nml lis
tline principal supporters In the
Senate were prnctically rend out of
tin. lliulillcnn pnrty today nt u
conference of Senate ItepuhllcniiH.
The conference adopted n resolution
by Senator It'vd of Pennsylvania
undt-r which I.n lallejt nnd Sen-
ators I.mld nnd Frailer of North
Dakota and Dronkhnrt of Iowa will
no longer he given Itepubllean pine-
es on Senate commltl.H or Invited 1
to attend party conferences.
SEASON WITH A
The llreckeinldge High School
lluckamot wound ut their eventful
season with an overwhelming lf-
torv over the legulnr "Turkey D.iy"
'invaders. Cruhnin. The final score
was 17 to 7. and flrnham'H only
i i. i.. ... ... ... il. mi In
nwrKi-r win uui' hi him mvi iiiiil km
iwo penonn me Ruiuv i.e-
Iiuckaroo second string men oni
were In tin name
i;veii ttie scruui
J gave the contenders a hard battle.
but were not enough to check the
advance of the determined (Irnhnnit.
The game us most of I flu later
ones wns chiefly Zainlotiltls. (Jeore
nnd Jim each put across two touch
downs the remaining two were
made by Harrison and Cox.
Within a hnlf-mlnuto after tho
game had started Cox blocked n
Graham punt nnd Harrison Picked
iip the ball and ran for the first
touchdown (leo. Znrafonetls kick-
ed the gnnl and nil tho rest during
the game Including a field goal.
The feature of the gaino wan tho
long runs by (J. .arafonltla.
This game doses tho season prop-
er for the Iiuckaroo however It Is
possible that n post-season game
can bo arranged with noma of tho
teams In tin northern part of the
Drock. Position Graham
J. Stewart nirdwell
1 Aloinmler - Cougor
Barrett ... . Stewart 11.
Jolmaon .... .. Graham
Harrison llnllock. Cpt.
Schulman Cpt Fowler
Cox - Clark
J. Zarafonltls Stewart. D.
O. Zarafonltls Atklnu
Substitutions: Graham Atchesrn
for Fowler Allon for Clark. Stoph-
ens for Cougor Williamson for Wat
laco. llreckenrldge Nannoy for J
Stewart. LaGrono for Johnson T.
'Stewart for Barrett. T. Stewart goln
to guard and Klnchcn going to Con
tor. Jonnlngs for Cook Klnchen tar
In Auto Crash
Among the several accidents re-
ported on Thanksgiving tho most
serious of all perhaps was that
which occurred on tho Cisco high
way south of Brockonrldgo when
Mr. and MrH. John Kemp of Sey-
mour wero painfully Injured also
a Mrs. Butler and two children
whose namoa could not be learned.
It was caused by & head-on col.
llalon between a truck and art au
Mr. and Mrs. Butler are In the
king hospital. The children and
Mrs. Butler were treated at Dr.
ESTATE OF MRS.
07 tt AueUtr4 1-rwa.
MAUION. No. 2s Ji.anue and
GeorM' DeWolrc. grand children Of
the lnt Mrs. Harding are left the
bulk of hor estate of which no estl-
nmto wns imillnhle under her will
flleil for prohnte hero today.
The will tiinltos special beiiuestn
to friends and relatives aggregat-
ing fllty-fllv tliousamt dollnnt nnd
lwlV0j a rMi .Mtuto t grand.
children who llvo hero.
It Is believed .Mrs. Ilnrdin's es-
tate would total niort- than flv
hundred tltoupand dollnrs.
8 tt Awodittd Pru.
HOUSTON Nov. 28. TwoT?-
vlcts escitticd TlinnkHClvlnc ilnv
' .... '
rrom tll0 1nt Ncff nonor pftPn
onP sitRarlauil according to word
received here today
One man was seriously wounded
and has bivn captured.
This inukes eleven who hnve ei-
enped from the farm hIiico Hi In-
Htitutlun six weeks ago.
BANQUET DEC. 5
Secretary II. P. Wnton of the
Uetall Merchants Association today
announced that the atmorlatlouV an-
nual banquet Is to bo held next Fri-
day night Dec. G In the basenr-nt
of tho First Baptist Church.
There will he tho election of of-
l.lcers for the year nnd other Im-
portant mattcr.1 to bo considered.
Fifteen names will bo presented
Free Lecture On
City Hall Sat. Night
A fret public lecture on Chiro-
practic has. been nnuounCod to bo
held tomorrow night at tho city
hall beginning nt 8 o'clock to be
given under auspices of Drs. Black
ami Black well known chiroprac-
tors n tho city when James a.
Greggurflon D. C. will be beard in
"Tho Lust Word."
Dr. GreggcrHOn enjoya a nation
wide reputntlon and Is said to be
the moat eloquent exponent of chiro-
practic In tho world.
Drs. Black and Black Urgently
reauent that their clientele bo pres-
ent to hear this lecturer who gift-
ed with cloquenco and n striking
personality Is well worth hearing
and cordially Invite tho general
public to bo Present and learn about
"Chiropractic In Tho Last Word.'
Are Grateful For
Help On Dinner
Tho Thanksgiving dinner served
yesterday by tho Pythian Slalom wa
declared a success from every stand
Tho patrongo who Hirgo and ap
proximately $160 profits woro made
this money to bo sent to tho Pyth
ian Orphans Home.
"Wo aro very grateful Indeed to
all who contributed In any way to
ward tho success of the event es.
peclally to the several grocers who
donated food the Tie Shop which
gave pies tho Good Eats Bakery
which baked our turkeys the pro.
duce bouses and Dillingham and Al-
exander all of whom contributed
to wakj) up the dinner" ssid a rep-
resentative of the Pythian SUten
Safe For the Kiddies"
Is Big Slogan Now
Survey Commission Will Bo
Asked To Continue On
SAN ANTONIO Nor. 28. Preli-
minary steps to rovlso tho school
laws of Texas wer crystnllzed in
some dnreo hcr.i lodn In xocom-
uiondntlons of tho executive commit
teo "f the TcnB State Teachers Ah
Koclatlon that T. N. Jones of Tylrr
Judco Hownrd Templclon of Sa
Antonio nml foromor Judge Frank
Etherldge of Dallas three widely
known ToxaB lawyers be added tu
tho commlttco In an ndvlsory capa
city and tnado honorary members
of the ntsodatlou.
Hccoinmcndatlons that the thirty
ninth Legislature paBS an act con-
tinuing tho Prosent Texan Educa-
tional BUrvey to mnko n comploto
rorlaion of tho Texan school code.
"In light of recommendations of
tho Survey staff" was one of tho
principal features In tho report of
tho commit too on resolutions which
rfiady for nubmlsslou to tho con-
CISCO TO PLAY
ON NEXT FRIDAY
Professor Whitehead assistant
coach and science teacher In Cisco
High S;hool called tlm Dally Amer-
ican this afternoon and announced
that arrangement have been com-
pleted for the I.oboos to play Cl-
burtio High School nt Clfco next
Friday. December C.
Tho team that wins this game
will probably win the state chiuu-
prontfhtp ni sport writers and ath-
letic officials who havo studied tho
various hlgh-polut high school toamB
of thu state conceded Clico and
Cleburno ni having tho two btst
The game will stnrt at 2:30 on
that date and one of tho greatest
throngs ever teen nt n football gamp
In the stnto is now being planned
for by Cisco.
Four Are Injured
In Crash Of
Cars Wed. Night
KIl Thurman. about 13 yeara if!
io was painfully hurt Wednesday
night In a car accident on North
Boho avonuo. Tho nccldant occur-
red about 7:30 when young Thur-
man and his two brothers woro in a
car going along Boso avonuo and ho
wat standing on tho running board
wiieu a car coming in mo ouht
direction nlde-swlpcd the car on I
which Thurman was rldlnu. knock-
ing him off and bruising and cut -
ting his head nnd cutting a sovere
gash In his right leg.
Ho was carried to tho Brecken-
rldgo Sanitarium for treatment. Tho
"irothers wero also Injured.
Mack Brent who was In the
lthor car wns given first aid treat-
nent at tho Sanitarium.
Mr. and Mrs. Meek Byers and
family of colemon spent Thanks-
giving In tn- city l o guosti of Mi
Byer8' brother W. W. Byera and
family of West Walkor Btroet and
Mrs. Byers' Blstor Mrs. Jeas War-
ren of tho Cook funeral home.
They motored to Mineral Wolls to-
day where thoy will visit a while
Abernathy- -Construction is to be
gin at once on a system of street
Ught3 for this city.
Make Itnxkcurlilgu Mifo fop
thu kiddies. That's tho word oii
every lip now an n playground
N being talked nml plnm are be-
ing; mnde to build n place next
Through tho biggest coinmuii-lty-ulil(.
effort eer launched by
nuy oittnnlHitlon strictly for com-
munity benefit 11k '''.nrldgo !
expected to Imvo one ot tho mot
spnclous nml best located park
mill playgrounds ever acquired by
any city this size when the clock
striken six Tuesday evening Do-
That day by proclamation of
Iho .Mayor has leli decreed nnd
set aldo nt Park nml Play-
grounds Day tor tho City of
llreckenrldge nil men of every
avocation being appealed to n.s
the Lions Club on thnt tiny will
lend lu a great community-working
to improve n Mir plot of
ground acquired along West Dyer
street from Miller iivcnuo to
All the plans aro complete for
tho big working lVesIdcnt Lonr-
crton of the Lions Club announc-
es today noon nnd tho machinery
formed for this tremendous un-
dertaking H w oi king as smooth-
ly ns clock uork.
So much Interest ban been arous-
ed In tho matter that tho farmer.!
have heard about It and numbers
of them have volunteered to help
and through J. C. Patterson. Coiin
ty Farm ngent havo offered mom
than twenty hend ot muluA and
horses to pull fresnoes scrapers
and plows on that day. More than
ono hundred men. representing all
walks of life In Brcckcnrldgo hare
promised to ho on the ground bright
and early Tuesday morning to roll
up their sleeves and lend a helping
hand to provide Brcckenridgo kid-
dles a place to play. Two hundred
men In nil are expected to work
on the site Tuesday. Plans aro
comploto also for a big barhectio
to bo served on the grounds for
tho scoren of workers. C. It.
Brown in charge of tha part or thn
work said today that nothing Is tn
tho way now for making thin fea-
ture of tho day a big bucco.m frbin
Islng plenty of good eats fo'r all
who labor on tho playground sto
that day. He la In a receptive
mood howovcr for mow coffco
moat bread or sugar for tho feast.
It la pointed out that tho park
and playground tho Linns Club l-t
loading In this movement to entab-
llsh Is city and county-wde In l3
expected benefits forlt will prortdo
a placo for recreation club gather-
ings picnics public gatherings
band concerts and most of all a
place 3CG dayn a. year to provide
ampin fresh air and Bunshlno for
the hundreds of little children of
Bri'Ckonrldgo whoso health demands
Appreciative ot the fact that a
park and playground Is an absolute
public necessity a number of pub-
j Ho spirited citizens have donated
Pll of ground In tho pronn-r
park nto that the big
m Iff if Iia n mil ft
Horo arc those who havo donat-
ed valuable land that tho pari.
( might bo created.
rnry Benham. 60x150 feet; 0
- uateman 125x150 feet; C. M.
'Caldwell 100x300 feet; Charles
cark a(l J- Alexander -10x300
ieoi; i. k. uaniei Jack Black and
Will Black. 50x250 feet: W. D.
Benson 35x150 feet; J. H. Hud-
dorth 60x50 foet. A non resident
by tho name of O'Neal will glv
part of block 35 City of Brecken-
rdg( donates all of Dyer street
from Parks to Miller street.
8 Mm Auoeitf 4 fim
WASHINGTON Nov. 28.--Ca.
palgn expenditures filed today wljh.
the clerk of the House by csndl-
dates for Representative included"
Texas; Black IS Mansfield 39
Jones none all Desioorats.
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