Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 274, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 11, 1952 Page: 2 of 8
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2 JCt*- vmtiGE VVlLRtc'AX—THI'R^PaV. DEC. 11, issa
P"SCKENRIDGE AMERICAN '
JWieb<4 SatundSir aj#Mon«iay By
— - lUfc- Elm.
_ Bieekt-nriiiir*, Tf-xas- >,,.1, ^
T.I, y. ,! !)<"• 1 Off® hi Hri-1'k.-nrirfjfe, Texas aa' ietunU class
• r nr.ib-r th<?TJet of rs* jjr*..< , March 3, 1879.
srr saim>N kvtes
carrier I'm- p*r IWrk.-t-month $1.10 1
.->. i'h-*ns eounties 1 year 94.91; 6 months
■t months iU.OO; I month HSe.
i'l Texas: 1^$6:0U; e months 3.5fl; 3 months $2*0; I
WEATHKK FOR t.AME
'it ■•( suisrt I yi'sr ftToO; 15
.50; S months 12.50; 1
(is r fiwtitin ug l |^J>jSor«t«-rt atanil.nt? or reputation
<, f rm, or ^trpfh.tjfgk.^uh may app«ar in the columns
* .\jheri| pn Wi^0p* jjlsully corrected upon its be-
■ th« «.tt
FOIf JLiiE DAT: Chris; teaches His
' < r! say, *OurT ;itliwr,"—Elmer Ellsworth Helms
Hi.- name ls
biiv ji'hn can
«? tirn - jjaV-
v in the line
111. Hi multi r -
|h't« '. t.*S 3 kill*
■ -f. :'vr."
-(oni:ntu-d From Pare t—
Ktrittiwtii Forii. junior. It.
Hobby k.-ith. -vruoi, 12.
liiliy lVn«l'i. junior. II).
Jake Sand^fer, iphtirtn>r \ 9.
Xuir wcomb, so[>!t«irtiir •, 4.
Hnhfct Hiari ... senior, 13.
J-rry Tubba, .-1 nil.: II.
Wayn* Th iebuud, -,i!oi, ( .
Kou.-itor. st-nio;, li.
Wayne Greenlee. senioi. IK.
BoWjJ t.o<-k tt. iienior. '. .
Roger Hob^>>n, junior. 11.
David Jlasne.. senior, 12.
Hu.-vsfi] Noletuhby junior, 10.
Tbrrrljvy ge-asiey, .sophomore, Ut.
LAMES.% UAItE STORY SEEN OR HEARD
L-y CHARLIE HALL
WE HAVE GONE THROCUII tour y^'.rs, the state furnishing7
in our o« 1 minds about all th.- I the b:r«ls. But they found bird,
possible "if.s and ands* vve can j that had been fed there all thi
think of with reference to the bi? i year Krone to distant points, most
lull game Saturday, and have lis- ; Iv driven out by the forest fires
te ed t th< blarney <>f many oth- They found some on the edjtes of
ers, am> it appears that about ev- the f'.re. .Members of the uuail club
erythinjf ha.< come up except the here should net feel bad if thev d<
wear he not find b: tiled bird; from their
We will he either greatly ex- ' one vear of stocking. Almany said
hiterated during1 that |rsme or very for the drouth apparently has driv-
much in rutin: - H if the latter «v ! —• th<- birds to the thickets, as th*
'.nu'd like :,. h'.ve c mf<.rtnble ! "re did in f.euis"'tr 1. Thev jrot 2'
•v ithe.. We d" not want it too • birds, but the brush shouting was
cold if we are to be in pain. i hard, as is the ca.-e now in Stepb
The w.-ather mm says a north*t en county.
will hit Texas tonight. Th; t sheu'd We are watching th*: bird stock
br'ns it along K re somet'me <lor- fing experiment with interest, be
ri" Frida'-. Then, by Saturday c?use we believe, if continued. w<
•'ternoin it should be fai. v rem- 1 wilt finallv strike .1 ver.r that wit
o: .hie. A fair outlook. B«r. if[ :-eally pnduce the birds.
•v get t ■ ru :niag . r ai high' .
temperature we mav not a , PEOPLE IN TEXAS AGAIN
darn .vha* th. weath-r is. That 1.- are paying their liability insuranct
Drem*uniSy the second time unde
th" "tVxa: law.
Thi- corner is informed thn'
si methi.ig like ?"> per cent of th<
'' 1 r ovrnors in Texas h-ve take
nut I" bilitv insurance. This bein*
•'•ue the picture is presented of a
Texas car owner bavin" :i wreck
^nd then finding himself facing a
3 to I bet that the owner of the
othei r has liability : isuranre.
And if he shrtild fall into the 25
up to the Bucks.
stories nivriM e ro come
in about, or in connection with.
that Lam. sa game. Latest conn :
from Adra H uffn ■: n—indirect! v.
Adra h is been telling that John
Wats, n up to Huffman's grocery
Store, was waiting 1 1 a woman
when the crucial moment of that
point after touchdown came.
Watson hail summed tin the
to. .i o£ grocer., purchased by the ; cer cent < f owners not tnving in
custome.. "Charge Rw, "she «■&
Cook Calm At Ho1
Faces Death Chair:
SAN QUEOTIN, Calif, t c. It
UJi!—Killer Billy Cook remained
'efiant and untalka^ive in his
leath row cell Thursday, sullenly
iwaiting execution Frid-ty for the
nurder of one 1 f hi* six victims.
The 2<tayear-oUJ slayer of an tlli-
«ois family of five and a Seattle
a" snmn spent mo.it of the morn-
ng sitting gloomily on the edge of
lis ceil bed d' flantly silent, ac-
nrding to Warden Harley O.
Cook arose Thursday morning
bout 8 o'clock and ate a hearty
■reakfast of om^lett". bi>"cw, ."'na-
mon toast, rnush and cofft -. Then
•■■■ took no hi--- usual pt l*h on the
•dge of the be«L
During the day he nay lis'en to
he radio over ear phones in his
ell. obta'n books from the libra-
v or rend news pap -rs. Teets said
Tm>k had not vet reouested a spec-
al menu for his p. m. dinner
is a prisoner can do for his last
TWEITY YEMS * T8MT
Hard luck which has hung dog. ic communications received here,
gedly at the heels of City Com-, Judge Hamlin was enroute to;
mission.-r E. L. Russell "caught i his mother's bedsiile. leaving early |
up" again Friday when he fell,; Friday morning, but he did not.
fracturing a rib and bruising bus j reach Springfield until Sat--
arm which is healing after ampu- mJay morning. Mrs. C. O. Hamlin
tation of the forearm. | is still confined to h *r home and
Bust: .-11 fell as he stepped onto j
a sleet covered porch at the Bus-;
sell (Jrain Co., continuing
; f h- ..
• JJt- >9r.i fiptb
t' ■ ■ ■* I'lllltii. 1. t...
rd of tackl
KaitnJi bicaker, although m jun-
"HflTgfhh* for 1SS3 because
uf age lawn, Je-ry Arnold, a jun-
«bb. has attewh-d school here nine
|«h; Jimmy Kinchen, 1 senior.
"• R.irro -Sforton. senior. S; Jack
i Bl'oijnt<iun;<.it II. Norman Noble.
I' .le. ry Cromer, ,-opho-
>1 t-f i .Tftity rmore. K; W. L, i'evey, sophomore,
v v-ith j nine; Bob Montgomery, junior, 3.
it. Jyij Viig,, jug; ;,b< ut w . ipps up a
hj h:- bonafidit! Stephens County foot-|
halt package, home >w:t< d and |
ho tie-op. ratedi — W. <>.
t'hone S*r ic<> I'tanned
1'LAWiVlEW. Tex., Dec. 11
and walked out. Waf uo! .) eo< .rr< d
some time after Keith kicked thi-
p< int that he h;'d ch->-ge«i the
groceries to himself. And he cannot
remember who the woman- wau he
IN ANOTKFR LINE or SPORT. n
Paul Almany a id G -dy M There is one state in the union
i have beer to north and math Lou-
Thev hunted with Mr. MartinN
ut—ice -mother, hazard of wheth-
• th- other owner is able to ryet
the I1 im->"-e done is faced, if the
1 wrier withmi" liabilitv is at fault.
-V:l of which prese"*" n picture
■ if three ear owners be' Den-
ized with r-f-mium* etfcnut fill'
for themselves from
!im for 4he |
: remtl'.u&a df te i
** rn :.-ice in ; j
t! • " r-'iuires all r owners to
•• rrv ir"ir,,-,'e. Th is is Massa-
chusetts. In thot st ;te a c:" owner
son. Gerald, and a'so visited" hi., i rnust show an insurance policy be-
daughtei Mrs. Robert M .-tin. f-r • f"r- h> eat securo a license tag
a hunt. The\ killed bird - h< '£ « > ^'«'h «'hv n(,t
stocking ha; r„'- ,g ou f< :v* •« '*"ver alt? Why tax thro.
in-l let ime go free?
rip to California duri.ig the holi-
'ays to visit" relatives .... Other
•a :es slated for tr:a' here at the
tpening of court Monday have bei-.i
massed .... C. <1. Fite predicts
Brecken ridge will win by two
.ouchdowns .... "Take fourteen
loints either way," was the only
vagering challenge run into tot11 y
. . . Robi 1 Bominger encountered
said he did not wish to he quoted,
had to close a shave last week
. . . . We wrote "Alcoholics Anony-
mous" yesterday and it canie out
"alcoholics"—they are "till alco-
holics in that a drink means u
drunk, but we meant those who
have quit ...r Eleven more d-iys
remain for you to complete that
Christmas list .... and, we have
been looking ling a.id thought-
fully into the crystal ball for a
prediction about thut game Satur-
day and evi ry time we look there
comes up, "be satisfied with one
point." We want more points!
list of accidents.
There are now* "•> p- id-up mem-
bers in Bernice Coles Post, Ameri-
can Legion, and if each of the:- ■
members only bring one more paid-
up member to the big Legion
meeting next Thursday night,
there will be 1H paid-up n. mtbers
and the local post will have earned
a citation bv making its quota.
Mrs. W. Hamlin, mother of
Judge O. Hamlin of Brecken-
ridge died at her home in Spring-
field. M seouii, Friday afternoon at
2 o'clock, according to a t -legraph-
Man To Bring Joy
HOUSTON, Dec. 11 <U.B—A
Mexican comedian with :> talent for
drawing crowds, and a Houston oil-
man with a desire to help young
boys, will team here Wednesday
night to help out a major bright
spot into the lives of hundi -ds of
Litin-Ameri'-nn boys in Houston.
The comedian is Cantinflass the
"Bob Hope" of Mexico and himself
a great worker among youne peop-
le's groups, including the Variety
Club which is sponsoring his ap-
The oilman is Robert E. (Bob)
Smith, a longtime worker in Tex-
as' Good Neighbor Commission
who has volunteered to put up.
dollar for dollar, a sum euunl to
the gate taken in when Cantinflas
was tillable to accompany Judge
Hamlin to Springfield.
Arch Kinchen who has been cri-
tically ill with pneumonia was re-
po-ted much better Saturday.
The home of Mrs. S. J. Alexan-
der was the ;,V -ne of a Christmas
unity for the Amount Class of the
First Baptist Church Thursday af-
In Mexico City
MKXH'O CITY. D<<>. U
Angler BUidu* Duke, LT. S. ambius-
jfitor to r*I1 Snlvr tl >r. :nul Mf-ia
Ll! isa tl-• Arana, beautiful member
of Soanish nobility, were to be
married Thursday at Santa Terru-
The 37-vear-o'd totmcco heir
from Tuxedo. N. Y., and Miss Ara-
na. 30, th.- daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Durio d<- Arana of Madrid,
planned simple wedding cere-
mony, with onlv the immediate fa-
mily and fr! nils attending.
It will he FHtkeV third marriage
and Miss Ararta's first.
Fine Time to Pick
FORT WORTH. Dec. 11 <1 .Hi—C.
M. Bond. F Olt w orth motorist in-
volved in a minor traffic accident
Wedir .- ilay, reported hi police later
that :: piekfhick t lifted a Stilt)
dtamontl dinner ring from his
ouch--; while officers ^vre inves-
tigating the collision.
Atlantic Coast 4
A low pressure trough slicing
down the Atlantic Seaboard Thurs-
day turned temperatures topsy-
turvey in the eastern quarter of
the nation and sprinkled the coast
with light, drizzly rain.
The usually sunny South shiver-
ed whife the normally frigid north- ,
east had temperatures as high as ,
;>!> degrees. But th > showers off-
set the easterners' delight. i. ^
In the Midwest another low pres-
sure area rolled in from the l)a-
kotas, leaving a light blanket of "
snow in its wake and tumbling th.? 4-
liiei-.-orv ti> the ''ILs iiiul -IDs. *
Light snow already was falling
in .\orth Oakota, Wisconsin, Mich-
igan and northern Indiana and
was expected to hit northern and
central Illinois by Thursday night.
Another low hovered off the
coast of Washington and was ex-
pected to push in, bringing rain
and snow Thursday to the Pacific
Northwest and rain to northern
South -ill Californians enjoyed
the big portion of warm and sunny
skies. A high of 75 was in store
Thursday with a drop Thursday
night to 53 at Los Angeles.
The Southwest was expected to
be fair to partly cloudy with the
mercury to the mid 4Us in most
sections. Texas got a portion of the
20 to 30 degree lows which iiippv'd
the nation's midsection Wednesday
Peace b Asked
UNITED NATIONS, N. Y., Dec.
II it'.pi—The United Nations spe-
cial political committee votil .'12 to
13 Thursday to recommend that Is-
rael and her Arab neighbors nego-
tiate for a Palestine peace treaty.
1ARY WORTH'S FAMILY
-ii _ • - , — The first rural telephone asso- _
"•*' Niattoff te i vice n Texas will fei --Continued From
"J - j S'JI ted rfataiday at Cotton C.*tcri and at any ot
irt.. uap-«3B. i ar f.ittii contmunity near h. -e. Th<^ bns any i«i : ■ for the
m "Oho !
fotrrtHWhitofng phone service will I trade avaii-
't.- V\.. 0- able to Litio substeribers,
- "s. r
mux m mmu-mm
mt ken asit conti*-
voosiv suta rt!9 s b
*s sot0 *s m* 4f re*
n'f r thi liw.T s t/csin fu/txr
cam, wrr kctffty by am amik/c/m „
gj-isc-9 u ns un'smps. a a'
12* r:ir ts.t. wntilsmi
v? ra soo.sm pwhbs.
■>* uxdhl cattmuhitv.
wafcx pmslim was sjmo
wtt:n a sio ma11m49, hav-
■tc ctmtkhtlo almost
shottf / xom st i a v
ro nisei socomcttvis.
wc'us ts 'hi ch74sa c.'ft
other time he
good of the
The President v. a ' obviously not-
tied by MacAi 'i ur's st." -ment he
has a clear and definite Korean su-
! lit ion w t^ich ^e will give to Eisen-
hower. The two men w II meet in-
forjiiallv, prabably in New York,
|5<*er" the Pres'dent-elect's t -turn
drion the Pacific.
A reporter suggested that Mr.
Truman's dismissal of MacArthur
might ha\v keut the general front
seeking a White House audi nee.
The president said there was no
'-xcu.se for any such feeling ami
added with a grin that MacArth-
irr missed nn awful good chance
fo>- -l deadline bv not coming in.
Mr. Truman desc ribed Eis -nhow-
er's trip to Korea as the outgrowth
of campaign demagogue: v.
Confirms Campaign Rumor
The President also confirmed
that it was suggested during the
campaign that he, himself, an-
nounce plans for a trip to Korea
and let the >«; -a get around that
the war could be ended by Christ-
The President said he felt it
would serve no good purpose and
would be nothing but demagoguery
and that's what it turned out to
The President said the Republi-
can candidate announced during
the campaign he was going to
make a trip to Korea and that was
demagogue ry. but having announ-
ced such an intention he had to go.
Acting White House Press See-
! retarv Roger Tubbv ' -aned for-
! ward and suggested to Mr. Trri-
1 man that «ome good may come
front the Eisenhower trio.
The President relayed Tubby's
wn-ds to the reporters and -xpres-
ed hope it was so because it would
make him the happiest man in the
! GENERAL I*Ot'GL>< Mae A R
; thur hos stenped out with a state
I men- that he h; s a p'-'n to >-ni'
►he Kor.- n "nr. When MacA'thr-
, first mnd.- his ;taterient at leas'
i n- exnr"s«io*i ' • s he-'-d th-t.i'
>*- in a Do'itica1 stab it the bo"!' or
t-iy nhower >vho br d inst v:sited
in Korea and said he had fou-.id
III) quick way to end the war
Fi-e-nhowe" then requested Gen-
er-it M 'c.4 rthur fo meet him
and give him his plan. Th: •- is
being 'arranged apparently. Now,
comes President Truman asking
that MacArthur give h:m his pla.i
"a'' once." Not to wait.
We have no idea how Ion? Mac-
-Vrthur has had his p.'an, hot we
ho[ - that the plan is not one reas-
on he wis fi-d. If he h id it be-
fore he was fin-d. President Tru-
man. it appears, had ;irnple oppor-
tunity'to learn what it was.
THOl'GHT FOR THE MOMENT:
The greatest pleasure in life is
doing what people say you cannot
do —Walter Racehot.
SEEN OR HEARD: Lester Clark
expected back this afternoc i from
his trip to Washington where de-
control of cit field supplies was
to be discussed—hope he brings
good news .... V. F. W. to meet
tonight .... A. J. Buchanan stop-
ped on the ;treet i.ttid he had been
■oo busv to think—didn't even re-
in irk about the ball game—mu.it
have been too busy to feel ....
M. F". Daiiel. downtown todav.
said ho is feeling better, but still
is not running up and down stairs.
.... Judge Floyd Jones and O. A.
fore, court reporter to go to Gra-
ham tomorrow where court will
be held ... Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
FRIDAY RADIO LOG
i m Kc
A. M. KSTB
^3 FAR EAST $
til f y
27 FACING TURKEY
17 CENTRAL ASIA
I LA NO
ej wcitarn 0.
t :I5 Sunrise Musiittl
ft:.W Sunrise Musical
6:45 Sunrise Musical
7:15 Sun riie Musical
7:.:o Oilbelt Sportscast
7:45 Smilrt Program
8:tM> News; Sunrise Musical
H:15 Sunrise Musical
H:.10 Sunrise Musical
S:45 Our Quarter Hour
'. :0o Keystone Meli die«
!>:I5 Morning Devotions
;>:r!o County Agt.its
!>:45 Listen Indies
tO-.15 KSTiS Pond Parade
to:3 > KSTB Bond Pamde
10:45 Hymns of AH Churches
11 :<Mi Hillbilly Hit Parade
11:15 Hi'ibiily Hit Parade
11:30 Hillbilly Hit Pa; ide
11:45 Hillbilly Hit Parade
r. M. KSTB
12:00 Hillbilly Hit Parade
12:30 Plantation House Party
12:45 Mkt Report; Ralph Flanagan
1:00 Mutiny in Music
1:15 Mutiny in Music
1:30 Mutiny in Music
1:45 Murvtiy in Music; News
2:tto Mutiny in Music
2:15 Mutiny in Music
2:30 Mutiny in Music
2:45 Mutiny in Music; News
3:0«) Henry Jerome Show
3:15 Shep Fields Show
3:30 Rider: of Pnrole Sage
3:45 Tour Sf.tre Time
Dopatiniwu,.the lewtersjMIhe Krwnl«
sums of troops In Am* rtfiiRH, whW
to the Commuhisti, tike Wat can pat ITS
picture, but the odds ae -**de nor
Atwve Newjwbart 'howSr hew th* tw
-■■fn* ■ m gggfi cottntft -
to expert* of the U. S. Stole
stationed stout 401 divi-
t* the free world. As oppoeed
this presents a dark
at the Allied powers,
the traoD coorentratioD
4:00 KSTB /imboree
4:15 KSTB Jamboree
4:30 KSTB Jamboree
4:45 Ben Hall
5:30 Sign Off
5:00 News; Weether
f-lr*\-vj- vt. le [ ->TAr r . If ... f f )
j&Eic*- tur VGU LO'^ -'j '
\3 t:P !r WE'RE
r.-i 1 hi
10 i HEY
n.-t fel e
IW DANNY'S wrecked
AF'ART/V.ENT THE HCH"EL
that'S what the
v/ants u5 to thitw'
eut while the victim
drenched hi«v> with
lighter fluid, opened
the gas jet5 and set
the automatic timer
or* the stove '
co 5uch a
thino to mp.
AS^RAKE REPLIES, ACPJOSS THE
STRFFT a PPISOtl SCHOOLEP LIP- 0g
REA^LR 4LMQ5T DROPS HIS MMS
fcli iOCULARS . .
4 aian call bo.
t'KECKLES AND HIS FRIENIJS
t?aay (7u6-of- vjar.-daf\
5 here and umdcb*ta)hly
looks llke a tug!
. HOUR' .
had a uttle ,
hap id gct a .
On "tour, wark
Weu- in a few seconds well
|CNOW WHETHER. TWE"
btd buildup has
^been a success /
Uy NtA Service, Inc. T
tu&tB. HE'S go WELL. TAPEJ7ygooc/LEr^
wewCVT EVEN 9b a3le-to S haul M/W
Sneeze without askin' cukJ^cut to the
WCULDM T WANT ant5cpv to
C7!STUk& a vsapmat*'&
seaurry siebp, now
i2-ui cor' vx.2 v.f wga r m. g tr
well, you went
through some/ i don't
motions... but/ know WHAT
i dlontt go went WRONu
anywhere.' A with the
YOLr«e 5crkv ? how
do you think i
feel wfth MY boy
friend at the
mercy of that
r TRY TO
WITH HIM ?
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