Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 2, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 1, 1960 Page: 1 of 8
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PRICE DAILY 5 CENTS SUNDAY 10 CENTS
VOL. 41 NO. 2
BRECKENRIDGE AMERICAN THURSDAY. SEPT. 1 !%'J
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East Ward Will
Be Ready Soon
School District today announced
that class rooms of the East Ward
school will h<' completed by the
ooening of school Tuesday. He went
on to mv that the cafeteria there
will riot In ready for use. anrl stud-
ents in the East Ward school will
be required to go home for lunch
or hr'ti'4 i lunch' until the cafeteria
Some decision v*.ill he made on
North Ward Friday and details will
he <i(mounted in the Sunday edition
ol the American
All elementary school children
will register on the first day of
Lest Cost—A better deal—Wher
/ou financ# your Automobile with
Phm HI •-*477
eminent is prepared to
lil tn air, truck ;<nd other
ipanies. airlines and oth-
ds are inceas'ing their
and freight service,
er from New Jersey
and who normally go
k's Pennsylvania sta-
i to change their pat-
tion .. .v — —
tern The l-ong Island, which one
month Jo war shut down itselt for
nearly tour weeks by a strike, is
terminating trains in the boroughs
of Queens and Brooklyn Passen-
gers can get into Manhattan by
bus or subway,
This is the first system-wide
strike in the Pennsylvania rail-
road's 114-year history.
SAN RKRNAKD1N. Calif. i/ft—An
• .uthquake rocked a large aiea of
San Bernardino county. California
Two shocks were telt about 12 3a
;i m. PUT'. Buildings in San Ber-
nardino. fin miles cast of I s An-
geles. were shaken bv the temblor.
The quake also was felt in Red-
lands. Kontaua and Highland, in
three directions from San Bern-
ardino No damage was reported.
Di Henry A. Peterson said Dan-
iel'- refusal to intervene is hased
on his having "embraced the plat-
form of the Democratic party."
"The Governor would find it very
embarrassing to support such a
platform and at the same time sup-
port us in this.
"We based our appeal to the
state-wide referendum heldin l!)5fi,
at which time the matter of inter-
position «as sumhitted to the vot-
ers of the state. They overwhelm-
ingly approved and directed all its
duly constituted officials to inter-
pose fhe sovereignty of the State
of Texas against said judicial di-
rection for an integrated system
under judicial tiat.
"With the results of that ref-
erendum." the Houston school ex-
ecutive continued, "it's my feeling
and the feeling of the attorneys
that the governor not only has the
right but also the duty to use such
^ M I ton
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^•nbulance took Ken-
n to Lisbon Veteran's
. , in nail >s today, and «
Hospt'al Hunt from
,0 r,;tu Rep • •«
is 'hat ' ^ ^ cio<,«ri on
Breckenridge will hy w||.
b°r Dr/_ „ .nd Lemafl Caeeft
Mam 'M. * ' 7 I the 700
collided "1' walker with slight
felnrk on L a
•damage to the r*r .
„,l Mar children of Mrs
1 mda -ursts of her
s,s ' . rh# movie "
appearh* J ra,are Theater
Ure now a , A p( t, s,.Pn back
" , ' k id it was a good
that is all f«r
For The Moment: ■•< •
Bils Of Late News Off A. P. Wires
In Mai" -i Federation President
Su Hisa'nuddin Alam Shah is dead
-ftei a month's illness He v*-as the
second Malayan president to die
within four months.
In Laos, revolutionary leader
K'ine Ive has agreed to demands
of thp premier-designate that mem-
bers o fthe ousted pro-Western re-
time be included in the new cab-
In Finland. Soviet Premier Khru-
shchev arrives for a three-day vis-
| it tomorrow, llis announced prr>-
I gram provides little time for con-
| tact with the public or the press.
Generalissimo Rafael Trujillo
ha* turned down a request that
he return to the presidency of the
Dominican Republic, but he com-
mented: "The day It becomes a
patriotic necessity for me to take
over tfce presidency, l will do It."
Stnger Bin? Crosby prowled a
round London today, surprised by :
the number of people who waved t
or stopped him and asked for his j
autograph With obvious pleasure, |
Crosby said- j
"Back home the teen-agers don't
know who 1 am. Gosh. I never
expected so many people to re
FBI Director J. Kdgar Hoover |
will receive his present 122.000 an- j
nual salary as a pension when he
retires under legislation passed by j
the House and sent to President I
The Congressional Record may
require several volumes to chron-
icle the last day of the 86th Con-
gress. Many members of the House
were granted permission to extend
their remark* and include other
For Infant Boy
Terry Lynn Waldrep, infant son
of Mr. and Mrs. Claude L. Wald-
rep of Newcastle, died at 11 p. m.
Wednesday in Stephens Memorial
Hospital where he was born at 5:45
Funeral arrangements are pend-
iag at the Satterwhite Funeral
The infant is survived by his
parents: four brothers, Donnie Ray,
Bennle Buck. Alvin Howard and
Christopher Henry, all of the
home: maternal grandmother. Mrs.
Ora Golden of Brevard, N. C.: pat.
ernal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
H. M. Waldrep of Newcastle,
Is Felt By Bunche
' WASHINGTON <*i — Dr. Ralph
Bunche, United Nations Under
Secretary or special political af-
fairs says there are no insuper-
able problems facing the Congo
Republic. Bunche returned to New
York early this morning from the
Congo. He said the political weath-
er has been turbulent ill the new
African Republic but despite this
factor he felt the U.N had made
progress in restoring order.
iel refused yesterday to take any
part in the matter.
The U.S. Supreme Court in
Washington took up pleas to delay
integration of Houston's schools
this morning. The school board
also has appealed the grade-a-year
federal court integration order to
the U. S Fifth Circuit Court of
Appeals in New Orleans.
DALLAS '/Pi — A weak tropical
disturbance out in the Gulf of
Mexico is expected to keep up the
rain activity in South Central Tex-
Numerous showers are accom-
panying the disturbance, called by
weather observers as "easterly
■ wave," and it could set off some
' heavy rains along the lower coast.
But no severe weather is antici-
I pated with the disturbance,
i An "easterly wave' 'is a west-
ward moving low pressure area,
which moves across the Gulf of
Mexico. Sometimes they grow in
intensity and become dangerous
storms. But the weatherman says
that isn't the case with the present
Over the remainder of the state,
however, the pressure is building
up-causing shower activity to taper
So September begins with fairly
! rainy weather in lower sections of
the stale, and dry weather in other
A few showers were drifting in-
land near Corpus Christi early to-
day. Before dawn, Brownsville had
I lightning is all directions.
In the past 24 hours. Corpus Chri-
sti has had .57 of an inch of rain.
Brownsville .06 and Laredo .01.
When you finance your car at the
First National bank you may placa
raur ineuranca with the atent^o*
'41 N. Court Phorta HI 9-443*
Partly rtnifdy through Friday
with isolated afternoon an-f ev-
«ninq thundershow rs. Not much
chaMoe in temreratures. Lowest
tonight around 70. highest Fri-
day in the 90s. Low last night
71, high ''«!st rday 95, Light
probably win mane
to Texas during the campaign
If Senator .lohn Kennedy is ele-
cted president, labor leaders like
James A. Ilolfa will lace the full
force of a "strong department of
That's the word from the sena-
tor's sister-in-law. She is Mrs. Ro-
bert F. Kennedy, the wife of the in-
vestigator who tilted with Hofia
during the senate rackets commit-
Mrs. Kennedy told an El Paso
news conference that "a strong
justice department will see to it
that strong proceedings are follow-
ed to bring to account those men
who use their powers in the labor
movement to advance their own
Mrs. Kennedy is one of three pro-
minent Democratic women on a
three-day tour of Texas. Today
' they will be at the Midland-Odessa
airport for a reception.
I Yesterday the party, which al-
so includes Mrs. Lyndon B. John-
I son, wife of the vice presidential
i candidate, and Mrs. Sargent Shri-
i ver Jr., a sister of Senator Ken-
nedy, flew from Amarillo to El
More than 2.500 women from
' Texas New Mexico, and Mexico
shook hands and visited with the
trio at an El Paso tea in then-
Meeting Is Held
Planning for Christmas in August
was a big part of the agenda when
i Merchants Council met yesterday
in the Burch Hotel. Samples of de-
coration material have been receiv.
ed. These decorations will be plac-
ed in the down-town area for the
inspection of the merchants who
annuallv contribute to this project.
An other item under discussion
was the Teacher's Appreciation
Banquet, annually sponsored by the
Merchants Council. The date selec-
ted this year is Tuesday, Septem-
ber 20 The planning of this year's
event will follow along the lines
of the past. Each merchant or pro-
fessional member of the Chamber
of Commerce who in the past has
participated in the program will be
given an opportunity first to spon-
sor a teacher. Any other member
who desires to take part in this
program are urged to contact the
Chamber of Commerce office as
soon as possible.
ridge for the past 23 years and he
wants to thank the many, many
people in this area who bought
Davis tires at his store, enabling
him to win this trip.
butterfat and milk used in making
butter and cheese The measure
went to the White House, where it
might run into a veto.
Accidentally Shot Hightower Rites
Set For Friday
SHERMAN '.Pi — A North Texas
mother of four was accidentally
shot to death in her home yester-
day. She was 27-year-old Mrs. Pat-
Her husband. Glen, told author-
ities he and his wife had discussed
puting a rifle out of reach of their
four small sons.
Mrs. Sehnider was shot as he
| was putting the 22 caliber rifle in
a closet. Peace Justice Jim Spang-
ler, who ruled accidental death,
said Mrs Sehnider was standing
on a stool afid apparently fell, the
Funeral services will be held at
11 a. m. Friday in the CME Me-
thodist Church for Mrs. Mary Ed-
na Hightower. Rev. E. J. Lott,
pastor, will officiate, and grave-
side rites will be held in the Gran-
bury Cemetery at 3 p. m.
Mrs. Hightower was found dead
in her home Tuesday morning. She
had lived in Breckenridge since
1921. and she was an employe ot
the Miller Hotel.
Killed In Crash
DALLAS i/Pi—A 34-year-old Grand
Prairie man was dead on arrival
last night at Baylor Hospital in
Dallas after his car went into
a ditch at Northwest Highway and
He was identified as Jack R.
Siegler of Grand Prairie.
Investigating officers theorized
that Siegler, apparently stricken
while driving, slumped'over in his
seat and struck his head on a
glove compartment door. They said
his skull was fractured.
Stephens Memorial Hospital ad-
mitted one patient and dismissed
three during the past 24 hours.
Vernon Wilson was the only ad-
mission. Patients dismissed were
Mrs. B. -I Furr and baby, Mrs.
Claude Waldrep and Kenneth
GRADE A MARIGOLD MILK
•RECK ICE CO—-401 I. Walk*
Breck Man To Be Ordained Sunday
Vhen you finance your car at th«
•Irat National ank Its Unanc*1
•Mh lew hank Interest ratae—Adv
Tommy Southerland. son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. L. Southerland. Breck-
enridge. will he ordained as a min-
ister of the Baptist Church in cere-
monies at the Rose Avenue Bap-
tist Church Sunday afternoon at
Rev Luther lligginbotham, pas-
tor of the church, will be moderat-
or of the afternnon's ceremony,
atul Rev. John Marlow of Midland
i will bring thP charge. Other mem-
I hers of the Presbytery will be Rev.
1 Elbert G. Peak of Abilene and Rev.
• Bufnrd Stockard of Graham,
i Mi. Southerland was graduated
| from Breckenridge High School and
| attended Baptist Bible College in
Springfield. Mo. He has served as
a missionary to the Sioux Indians
in South Dakota, and for the past
eight months has been working
I with the Rose Avenue Baptist
I He will bring the message at the
I u o'clock worship service ol tbt
! church Sunday. _ _ _ „ ^
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