Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 128, Ed. 1 Friday, June 29, 1956 Page: 3 of 6
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Red Gap H. D.
The R *d Honw FVit on&tra-
tion f lub m**t Thursday niominir
in the home of Mrs. J. i«an£fi<>n.
Each member ans\ver -d roll call
by telling how Ion* they have had
a will in their family.
Mrs. J. f\ Cantrell read an ar-
ticle, "A I>>st Will," by Williston
Fish. M is. Torn Ix-noir, program
chairman. presented Hoss L. Kl-
> liott. Jr.. who spoke to thi* jcroup
J on inheritaiKf laws ami th«- mak-
ing nf Wills. He It mill th.- im-
port ante of «aih adult inakinx a
Mrs.' Lanpdon, food demonstra-
tor for the club, served a German
Sweet chocolate rake and ire tea t'i
the seven members present and
one guest. Mrs. Honme Turner.
The next meeting will he in the
home of Mi's. C. I*. Swygert on
The recipe for the German Choc-
olate cake is as follows; cream to-
gether 2 cups of sugar, 1 cup of
Criaeo, 1 cup buttermilk, 4 egg
yolks, sift together 2's cups sifted
all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon soda,
's teaspoon salt and add to
creamed mixture. Melt 1 package
of German sweet chocolate in 'j
i cup boiling water, add 1 teaspoon
, vanilei, pour into creamed mix-
ture. Fold in 4 beaten egg whites.
Pour into greased and floured pans.
Makes 2 large layers or 3 8 inch
i layers. Cook at 350 degrees for
1 about 20 minutes. Recipe for the
| icing is; 1 large can pet milk, Vi
| cup oleo, egg yolks, 1 'a cups
granulated sugar, cook until thick,
remove from fire and add 1 cup
coconut and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
The father of the gasoline auto-
mobile in the fluted States was an
inventor named George Selden, who
applied for a patent on a "road
engine" on May 8, 1879.
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Summereotton story for a little girl is told here in terms of
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neckline. By GAILE OL'GAS, NEA \Vomen s Editor W
Attendance at the Story Hour
at the Breckenridge I'ublir Library
continues to increase. Sixty-three
children attended Wednesday aft-
"The Case of the Smuggled
Ruby" by Frances McGuire was
concluded for the 1:30 group. The
mystery was solved and the smug-
glers captured and all ended well
for the Mulford family. The excit-
ing and dangerous trip from China
to San Francisco was one not to
be soon forgotten for the whole
family, especially the twelve year
old twins, Ted and Fred. At the
next meeting of the group which
will be July 11 a new story will be
At 2:45 p. m. twenty-four chil-
dren in the second and third grades
heard more of the exciting events
from the book "Nellie and Her
Flying Crocodile" by Chad Walsh.
Hunky, the flying crocodile escapes
from the circus after he had been
stolen and placed in the circus.
Nellie and her parents are quite
happy to have him back. Mr. Blith-
ers atempts to have Hunky taken
back to his home because he said
he was catching all of his fish.
After Hunky rescues Mr. Blithers
from a storm and saves his life,
Mr. Blithers changed his mind.
Next week there will be more of
the happenings at Lake Iroquois.
In addition, a mystery story will
The pre-school age children en-
joyed two stories from "Miss Fran-
ces' Book of Manners for Young
Moderns" by Horwich. They were
on "Please'* and "Excuse Me."
These stories were followed with
two animal stories from "Forest
Friends." For the last storv of the
afternoon Mrs. Doty read the story
of "The Three Apples." Mrs. Doty-
first told the children that the
story had no pictures to show but
she wanted them to make their
own pictures in their minds. She
told of the characters and told
them what they were like. When
the children all agreed that they
had the picture in their minds she
read the story.
Due to the 4th of July celebra-
tion the Story Hour groups will
not meet until Wednesday, July 11.
The mothers are urged to keep
the date change in mind and not to
forget the meeting on the 11th.
Red squirrels voluntarily swim
streams and lakes, including such
waters as Lake George and the
broadest parts of Lake Champlain.
By MRS. D. B. RANEY
Visitors to the Jack I'ockrus
home last week were J. B. Jones,
Larry Herrington, George Graham,
Mrs. Cordia Lambert, Rev. Jack
Taylor and wife, and Mr. and Mrs.
Hubert Pockrus and Dale of
Ranger; LaVerne Weeks of Diball:
Jane Taylor of Seymour; Mr. and
Mrs. W. L. Sterling and Mrs. Char-
lie Morris of Wichita Falls. Mrs.
"Morris is staying for an extended
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Keeton. of
Hollis, Oklahoma and Mr. and Mrs.
Skinney McNabb of Quannah visit-
ed their sister Mrs. Fat Herring-
ton, itnd h-rr father, Jim McNabb
Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Shorty
Graham and children. Patsy,
Johnnie; and David of Ranger also
visited in the Herrington home.
Harold Graham suffered injuries
to his. hand in an oil field accident
Sunday evening while assisting his
brother J. W. on the Graham
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Bradford
and Mrs. Albert Bradford, Jr., vis-
ited relatives in Oklahoma last
Mr. and Mrs. G. V. McGowen at-
tended the McGowen reunion at
Cisco last Sunday.
Mr. Coleman of East Texas is
visiting his sister, Mrs. M. I. Las-
Peggy and Roy Allen I^onard
are spending a week with Mr. and
Mrs. Norman Morris of Fort
Mi. and Mrs. W. R. Leonard and
children, Steve and Joyce, are
visiting his sister, Mrs. D. W.
Mitchell of Pampa. His mothe
Mrs. Ida Raney. who has been
visiting there for the last two
months will return home with
Charles Veale spent the weekend
with his aunt at Possum Kingdom.
There will be a wedding shower |
for Bill Herrington and Barbara
Flowers at the Lacasa Club house
Mrs. Kirk Is
Circle 4 of the W. S. C. S. of
the First Methodist Church met in
i the home if Mrs. Cain Kirk with
fMrs N. M. Trammell as co-hostess,
j The following officers were elect-
| ed; Mrs. N. M. Trammell, chair-
man: Mrs. W. G. Clegg, assistant
|chairman; Mrs. Mat Caton, treas
urer: Mrs. H L. Alexander, secer
tary. Mrs. G. B. A they, foods chair-
By MRS. W. S. DYE
Jessie Lee Cochran of Dullas
has returned home after a It) day
visit to his aunt, Mrs. Warren
Christie and husband.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Adams of
Harpersville were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Perry, Tuesday.
M rs. Jane Perry has returned
home after a months visit with her
daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Riley Har-
per of Andrews.
Glad to report Mrs. Roy Loudder
who is a patient in Hendricks Hos-
pital, Abilene, is much better at
Mrs. Joe Hood Jr. is numbered
among the sick.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Perry attend-
ed singing at Hot Wells Friday
Mrs. Tobe Boles visited her
mother, Mrs. G. W. Bowen of Cis-
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Christie
were in Eastland Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Graden Dye had
company from Breckenridge Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Zane Gray and
children visited his mother, Mrs.
George Gray of Breckenridge re-
W. S. C. S. Meets
The W. S. C. S. of St. Paul Meth-
odist Church met Tuesday, June
2t>, nt 2 o'clock in the h.>me of
Mrs. C. R. Cutshall with Mrs. W.
R. Sterneberg assisting as co-hos-
Mrs. C. A. Swaim opened over
the business session.
The devotional, entitled "The
Loog View" was given by Mrs.
Cutshall The scripture was taken
Mrs. W. R. Sternberg was in
charge of the program, which
was on "World Fellowship." Miss
Lorene McClenny assisted Mrs.
Following the program, the
group gave Mrs. Kenneth Atkin-
s.m a surprise Pink and Blue
Frosted drinks and cookies were
served by the hostess to the six-
teen members and one visitor pres-
FRIDAY, JUNE 89, 1956—BRTSCK1TNRIDGE AMERICAN—4
The Ladies Bible Class of the
Rose Avenue Raptist Church met
Thursday afternoon at the church.
The meeting was opened with
prayer by Mrs. Bill Corbett.
Mrs. D. F. Bufkin. vice-presi-
dent, presided over the business
session. More plans were made for
Miller Park Celebration on the
4th of July.
Mrs. R. E. Wright led the clos-
Although the gold rush days are
gone, Alaska still yields more than
$8,000,000 worth of gold each year
—more than the entire purchase
price when the United States
bought Alaska from Russia in 18 >7
man; Mrs. Cain Kirk bazzar chair-
man; Mrs. R. H. Hallaeur, devo
tiorml chairman; Mrs. E. C. Kin
chen, courtesy chairman: Mrs. N.
W. Tolle, telephone chairman.
Mrs. E. C. Kinchen gave the
devotional with the scripture
reading being the 2.'$rd Psalm.
An interesting program on
How To Keep Cool" was given
by Mrs. Paul Williams.
The meeting was closed with
prayer by Mrs. W. L. Hankla.
Refreshments were served to
eleven members and two visitors,
Mrs. Glen Doty and Mrs. W. L.
Mrs. M. D. Hayworth of Long
Beach, California is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Mo-
rales and other relatives here.
rule over you."
The basis of proper self gov-
ernment will be emphaized in read-
ings from "Science and Health with
Key to the Seriptures" by Mary
Baker Eddy, including the follow-
ing (106:7): "God has endowed
man with inalienable rights, among
which are self-government, reason,
and conscience. Man is properly
self governed only when he is
guided rightly and governed by his
Maker, divine Truth and Love."
Washington College in Maryland
is the only one to hold that name
with the consent of George Wash-
A German scientist first identi-
fied uranium in 1789.
Mrs. Marvin Naylor has return-
ed home from St. Joseph, Mis-
souri where she attended the fun-'
rial of her aunt,. Mrs. Earl A.
Walker. Mrs. Naylor's niece, Miss
Dianne Henry and her friend. Miss
Karen Deming of Kansas City.
Missouri, accompanied her home
for a visit.
Mrs. Jesse Thomas and girls,
Merrily, Jean and Jane of Brecken-
ridge and Mrs. Otis Tyler and
children, Lynette and Dennis of
Fort Worth spent Fathers Day
.with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George Masters of Caddo. Lynette,
Jean and Jane remained for a
weeks visit with their grandpar-
Man'sGod given right of self
government will be brought out
at Christian Science services Sun-
day in the Lesson Sermon entitled
Gideons answer to the men of
Israel who asked him to rule over
them will be included in the read-
ings rom th,. King James Version
of the Bible (Judges 8:23): "And
Gideon said unto them, I will not
rule over you, neither shall my
son rule over you: the Lord shall
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NO FAWN FOR THE CAME WARDEN — One-week-old
fawn being bottle-fed by Mrs. Kay Kastner, wife of State
Came Warden Curt Kastner, Marin County, Calif., is one-
eighth of a baby-sitting problem dumped in the Kastners' laps
by would-be "do-gooder" visitors touring the county.- Kastner
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cumstances are unurual, chances are that mother deer is near
•a apparently lost fawn, be cautions.
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