Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 159, Ed. 1 Friday, July 16, 1948 Page: 2 of 4
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* WASHINGTON COLUMN *
Halleck, VP Hopeful, Wow
Convention's Longest Face .
BV PITU IMOM iU~
^ASHINGTON—(NEA)—How CongresaHttB" Charfie Halleck of In-
diana didn't get the vice-presidential nomination lie thought he
was doing to get at the Philadelphia GOT-convention ia now nxplained
by Indiana ex-Sen. Jim Wataon, who wa£ Sfc-batween. Dewey coiled
up Watson at Philadelphia and asked if 'K&ythlsx could be doot to
bring the Indiana delegation into the Dewey camp? Watson explained
that the big question among the Hooaiers was Halleck. who had vice-
presidential ambitions. Dewey was ngRffTTf he would take Halleck
as running mate and ia supposed to have answered that if the con
: vention nominated Halleck, Dewey wouW take him. Thta was relayed
Z to the Indiana delegation. Halleck imniwUatnlyrjumped to the. con*
* elusion that he had the nod. He swung -the -whole Indiana delegation
*®to the Dewey camp, overcoming opposition from ex-Senator Willis
and others who were for Talt. And the word lot out that Halleck
1 was to be vice president with Dewey. When this got back to Dewey,
- he Was pretty bothered. He called up. .Wataon and asked Mm it be
5 had misrepresented the situation to Haljeck. Watson said that ho
z hadn't; and put all .he blame on Halleck for letting his ambitions get
2 the better of him. On the last day of the convention, when Dewey
- andjiis advisers were trying to decide on who the vice-presidential
* candidate should be, Halleck was hanging around in the halls of
r Dewey's headquarters, woaikig the longest face in the convention.
z TT ~5- Army of Occupation authorities in Germany hope they will ho
Z *rable to teniae the Gorman ration level from 1560 to 1100 calories
r a day. Food outlook ia improved, and if this raise in diet can bo put
£ over it will relieve U. 8. government of one of the worst problem* left
r it by Congress. This comes from Congressional requirement that diet
z in Displaced Person camps must be lowered from present 2000 calories
: a day to level of the German people, before ail of funds can be made
r available to International Refugee Organization which runs DP camps.
* Congress took this action deliberately to force DP's out of camps,
r claiming shirkers preferred the good free diet in the camps to harder
H work for less food outside the camps. IRQ ofldals claim proper cor-
: rective action was to raise the German diet, pet cut the DP ration. Cut
from 2000 to XM0 calories a day may not be so bad, but cut to 1500
may be difficult Army and ISO haw until early next year to Work
out the problem.
TJERE'S size-up by one American oflctaLwho has been working on
11 U. S. relief projects In Europe for past year: "I'm sure the United
States would get along batter in Us international dealings if Ameri-
cans realized we cant Judge other RitwUR-American standards.
My Argument is that moat Americans spftjM JRWornight transforma-
tion to American social and moral atandaras "Com people who are
still highly illiterate and terribly backward. J agree that American
influence must push for moral progress. But I think Ifs going to be
a long, hard pull, and we shouldn't heckle people while they're making
a good try." —
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TTTe new draft law, while giving U. S. armed services much-needed
U Is able
• Mouth part
10 Naval oncer
13 Social unite
17 Area measure
24 Salt water
26 He wrote
29 Winglike part 47 Boy's
36H* lived in ftOHDftur
37 Fertile spot
38 Come in
44 Silver coin
27 Gift (ab.)
The American la authorized to an-
nounce the following candidates
for office subject to the Denux
cratie Party Primary in Jnly.
24th SENATORIAL MST.
ELEVENTH SUPREME JIN
D1CIAL DISTRICT. EAST*
LOCAL and LONG D18TANCB
MOVING, fire proof storage, crat-
ing, pocking and delivery. We buy
, and sell used furaflppe. R. V.
Carey, Residence B. 134, office
LAUNDRY Rough Dry 5c; Wet
Wash 4c lb. SM)5 N. Payne.
W School heck
1 Chemical seR
FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS
By Merrill Blotter
One of two gold medals recently
~ by the Vatican to the
It bears a por-
trait of the Pope on the face,
and on die back the "iw* saints
the year. At
right 1a St. Franc*
Cabrini, first America?
, jjhfc to be so honored.
The man who put the sparkle
into champagne was Dom Per-
tenon, a Benedictine, according to
Jean Heidaieek, head of the cham-
pagne firm, who says Frenchmen
still salute the good monk's statue
in the city of Reims.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS FOR
Notice is hereby given that in
accordance with Article 2669 of
the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925
Mir. as amended, the City Commis-
len of the City of Breckenridge
receive bide for the Custody
manpower, is proving embarrassing in
will go into the Army, since Air Force
in recruiting. But Army will soon
ticularly in the ranks ti captain and
Kenneth Roy all. There will also ho
which may force Army to call into servicer.
education government contributed. Woftt W
shortages of equipment for fully arming all
Moot of the men
have had better lock
of officers, par-
lays Army Secretary
In the County Court of Stephens
To A11 Persons Interested in the
Estate of Eddie Black, a Persons
of Unsound Blind:
You are notified that I have on
the 15th day July, 1948, filed with
(the County Clerk of Stephens
.County, Texas, an application
under oath for authority to make
to Geo. P. Hill and Houston Hill.
«s lessees, two oil gas and mineral
teftms on certain real estate be-
longing to such ward described as
a*i undivided 67-640 interest in the
South SO acres of TT E. A L. Co.
Survey 1131, in Stephens County,
That the judge of the County
C< urt of Stephens County, Texas,
on the 15th day of July, A. D.,
1948, duly entered his rder desig-
nating the 26th day of July, A. D.
1! 48, at 10:00 A. M., in the County
Court room in the Court House of
such county as the time and place
when and where such application
would be heard and that such ap-
plication will be heard at such time
B. H. 'i'ra nr . . .I
Guardian 9t the Estate of Eddie
Black, a Person of Unsound Mind.
Jock Cox (For Second Term.)
90th DISTRICT COURT
Walter B. CUft
Jesse R. Smith
j. W. Marrow
Joe E. Gmeev
C. E. (Ev) Fincher
N. G. (Newt).Price
J. M. Blaekborn.
Mm. MaMe Jnhnaeo
Ren Grant (Re-election)
Robert E. Hood (Re-election)
PRECINCT NO. 1
J. A. (Jamea) Bryant
J. A. (Jim) Crowley
PRECINCT NO. 3
L L (Doe) Griffith
K G. (Earnest) Carry
PRECINCT NO. 3
L. J. (Joe) Angel
Tom (T. B.) Gorrell
PRECINCT NO. 4
Mrs. George L. Kelley
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
PRECINCT NO. I
' L. T. Woedall
J. TT. CRsrnejr) Gibha
L. R. (Dick) MeFaH
C. F. (Frits) Rudder
LAWNMOWERS new and second
hand. Large stock at Ewing
1P34 FORD, 1 good 2 wheel trail-
er. 1 nice bath tub. Call 888 or M.
see Pete Karl at K & D Garage. T
PLENTY of one and two gallon
THERMOS JUGS at 232 E. Wal-
k" St., Phone 62—HILL TIRE
office-of the City Secretary on or
b. lore 2-00 P. M., July 27th, 1948,
pt which Unto the Commission will
publicly open ail bids. The Com-
mission rciwrw Ute right to reject
.ill bids and re-advertise for new
L. R. Maxwell, City Secretary
CI,OSE OUT Soft Bail Gloves. 1-3
off—Prices from $2.96 up. Across
J. M. C. A.—HILL TIRE
STORE—"Where the Price is
LUNCH KITS with Thermos Bot-
tles—HILL TIRE STORE—Phone
62: 232 E. Walker St.—West of
\ M. C. A.
PLENTY trf large Redhorse Min-
nows. Knight Service Station. 718
F. Walker St.
NOTICE—"Smoots Picnic will be
hel«i at the Cisco Park on July
IMS. Would like to meet all our
old friends and neighbors there.
BEDROOM CLOSE IN. 415 South
Miller. Phone 19-J.
2 ROOM apartment. 320 S. Mc-
A mis. Phone 990-J.
I'l'STAIRS bedroom with 2 beds.
Private entrance. Air conditioner.
P0C W. Williams. Phone 1117-J.
FOR SALE—1935 Studebakev, Dic-
tator, fair condition. $200.00, $100
drwn, easy payments, 208 East
ONE upright piano and one port-
able-combination with 38 records.
2 ROOM HOUSE w.ith bath. See
R. A. Young, 1401 E. Walker.
TWO ROOM Apt. Bills paid. 112
NEW remodeled small apartment
for quite couple. 510 West 2nd.
NICE front bedroom to gentleman.
809 West Lindsey.
BEDROOM for rent. 407 West Hul-
f URNITURE for 7 room house,
n ostly antique. J. W. Cooper's at
WALKER-NEAR Mod" l S-31 Spud
der complete with 220 feet of drill
I-ne and sand line and all tools
and equipment. Write Loggie
Brothers, 308 City National Bldtf.
Wichita Falls, Texas, or phone
9219 or 2-8160 Wichita Falls, Tex.
WANTED: 404 N.
iy Fred Herman
BTTSINESS BUILDING and two
lot;; Four room modern house, one
or two Ipts. C. B. Cultra at Cultra
NIGHT CLUB on State Highway
3' Miles East of Trinidad, Colo,
f'ontact Ed Slaughter, 500 E. Main
LIBERTY CAFE. Best location in
town. Modem fixtures. Reason—
SMALL CABIN AT Possum King-
dom Lake -Two rooms, sleeping
porch, completely furnished—frig-
itlaire, lights, water & gas. $2,000.
MODERN homes for sale. Good
prices. Good location. Call Blake
IRONING V/ANTED: 700 South
Miller. Phone 1177-W.
Dodge A PlymoutTf mechanic. Mc-
Cathren Hotor Company.
RELIABLE MAN wftli car wanted
ti' call on farmers 'n Stephens
County. Wonderful opportunity.
*15 to $20 in a day. No experience
or capital required. Permanent.
Write today. McNESS COMPANY,
Pept. A, Frceport, III.
4 YEAR OLD Sorrel Mare. Bald
face. 214 West 2nd.
Repaired and Refinished
Also New Blind*
One Week Service
J. W. McGAHA
1415 N. W. Meat St.
Mineral WelSe, Texas
FOR SALE OR TRADE
TO BE MOVED. The old A. Reck
Filling Station. Located in Caddo,
Texas. See Johnny Davis, 608
East Walker St. Breckenridge or
John Luttr:>\ Caddo, Texas.
PIANOS BOUGHT & SOLD
Tuning and Rebuilding
R. P. CONDRON
The Piano Man
Write Box 285, Stephenville,
Texas — For information call
By y. T.Hamlin
• Tee, Southweetem Life In-
surance is financial provision for
your family, guaranteeing in-
come when they will need it
moat. Oive your family the ea-
surence of Southwestern Life
protection now, and pay for it
thsoogh our convenient monthly
plan of savings.
Win. P. Holder
104 Rosempiest Btdg. Ph. 487
Borah Hotel Bldg.
M O N U M
Over S3 Tow*
SIGNS AMD I
for TOM NfMra VmU
8§9 W. WALKER
CAFFEY TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE
World famoaa Underwood Rythem Touch typewriters and
Underwood All RUctric Typewriters and Sundstrand Adding
Place your orders now for prompt delivery.
LOWER COST BETTER INSURANCE
LOCAL CREDIT QUICK SERVICE
Lowgst rwawci RateOn
S Per cent of defatted
ding or extra "carrying charges." —FIGURE IT TOMSBLF
Wo Alan Finance ami Loan Money on Uaed Cora
R. G. CAMP • CO
Taylor Bldg^—Pfeoae 555—(Eetahdehed In 192^
Lot no make year old typewriter write like new . . . your old
adding machine add like new. DIRT IS THE DEATH OF ALL
BUSINESS MACHINES. DONT KILL YOURS . . . HAVE
IT CLEANED ...ALL WORK GUARANTEED 1M%
Polio Inm Accident And Health, Hoapitolisation, Autos & Fire
Five Rooms A Rath with Five Acres of Land, on Highway Just
Out Side City Limits, Modern.
Vacant Lots, Several Nice Homes, Farms A Ranches. See Barton
Reed And I will Thank Yon to Come In And Let Us Show You.
A. W. WHITFIELD,
m Realtor Ageacy
CASTING RODS A REELS
■BOATS ft MOTORSH
Wo an now
Wo km a few trade-in's
Wo bay and sen
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Hall, Charlie. Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 159, Ed. 1 Friday, July 16, 1948, newspaper, July 16, 1948; Breckenridge, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth133204/m1/2/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.