Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 15, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 20, 1960 Page: 1 of 6
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VOL. 41 NO 15
BRECKENRIDGE AMERICAN—TUESDAY. SEPT. 20. I960
PRICE DAILY 5 CENTS SUNDAY 10 CENTS
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WORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COMMl NITY NEWSPAPER"
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lal opening • if the
(hi three p l
li^ht "1 imp ,<n unpi
n I) ,
*i inn <«( heads i.f si;,',, i: ihi, t.
over the globe Soviet Premiei K:
rushchey i> likely to make ,m
pearanie a! the opening -• - ,nn
although his policy >j «••-< h i- -1•
scheduled until Friday. t h < • da>
after President Kisenhowit'- Kn
rushchev suddenly l«-t f hi^ t.--.
dence today to visit Ki<1 -1 < .• -1:..
in a hotel in New York'* ii.<t i<-1>• -
Yugoslav President Tito h.-s <u
rived in Sew \ m k for the ! N
meeting Tito a communist tint not
a member of the Soviet hlix to.i^
be in\ ited to Washington. or conlei
vilth President Kisenhow cr Thurs-
day at the I N
Cuban Korean Minister Raul Ho.,
has paid a 13-minute visit to the
headquarters of the Soviet I N
delegation where Prime Minlstei
Khrushchev is staying It was th>
first contact between Cubans and
Russians since their arrival ye>
The Cuban leader. Fidel Castro
plans to attend today's opening
sesMon nf the f N assembly (a1*
tro is now settled In a hotel in New
York's harlem He .stormed out of
a rnidtown hotel last night com
plaining of tiirht security restric-
tions and the hotel s rates, and he
threatened for a time to camp out
in f'entral Park or the C N lawn
The communist boss of Poland
Wladyslaw C.omulka has complain-
ed about his security arrangements
in New York He says there are too
many police assigned to him He
also doesn't like sirens on motor
Golf Club To Hold
The Breckenridge Golf Club will
have a handicap medal play tour-
nament Sunday. September Zi fol-
lowed by to W served at
* 30 p m Bingo w ill follow the
There will be an entry fee of
r>*« for the tournament and adult
plates at the dinner will N; SI r>"
ihildren's plates 75c
Reservation*. must be made by
n'ton Friday with Bobbv T MKJin-
nis phone 9-12.VI or C l!us-eil Car-
lei phone '>-225<
Mother Of Girl
Mr and Mrs Tim Burnett. .Ir
nf Carlsbad. New Mexico, are the
parents of a baby girl born Sept-
ember U> in a Carlsbad hospital.
The babv has been named -lulie
Ann and she weighed 7 poinds.
0 ounces at birth
Mi and Mrs Bert CI lit of Fort
Worth are maternal crand-pai ents.
and Mrs Walter Ctift of Dallas is
Seen or Heard
by C. M. H.
Prorrt at 11 o'clock this morning
wl, that voting was slow fit the
election on retaining the ta asses
snr-coOec'or'i office . . . VOc
have not voteJ. and still have time
h. r,re 7 o'clock, go and do so . • •
Phillies, rated No 3 in the state.
c~mei here Friday night — may
cur crippled players recover irt
time to meet them'.
Fast Ward beat North Ward 32
n last night and South Ward and
North W ard meet next Monday
That eclipse of the sun this after
jr no1, ,o Krcs^u:
Holliday yesterday on a school
GETS SSO CHECK A J Rmer kJ, cMfnct r*nrc$*?nt * t. ve of Phillips
is here s^o^n presmtmn a check for S50 to Lecn Curtis Jr..
service stamen operator, f'.r c'rnplymg th wir.ninq requirements
*^en the ' Mystery Motorist" drove into h.s station for serv.ee.
Adams Trial Opens With
Description Of Robbery
It«> Monday affernwn a jury
consisting of four wnmrn .<n<i ciuht
men was < ompicfcd tor th« trial of
l.arry I^*e Ari.irnst charged by in-
dictmen* %%ith the robbery of the
Marvin Nay lor tilling si a turn on
Fan 2K. l!*>o and testimony in
rhi case opened
Th< testimony Monday had to do
mostly with the assault upon i*ert
Eclipse Of Sun
Due Today; May
Get Bit Cooler
DAI I \S P Autumn is only a
few days away yet Texas is hav-
ing some of its hottest weather in
But there j* a chance that cool-
.ng thundershowers which hit a
number of widely separated re-
gions may bring relief .luring the
I ightning flashed through the
ninht across most of Oklahoma
and the rain clouds spread into
the fstern Texas Panhandle and
to the Red River Valley region of
Patches of ground f"g are re-
ported .iiong the (< .i-t anil in South-
west Texas In K.ir West Texas,
.k'.e^ wiie partlv cloudy
Yesteriia> tem[>eratures aver-
aged well tip into the 'Ml - in the
Uine star State with 103 • legrees
<t Presidio lia.hait had the cool
• t maximum wuh S.'t degrees
\ few scattered thtinderheads
formed frotn about Sherman west-
ward ti> north of Midland, but
caused little excitement.
lie this afternoon. Texan* will
have Mimethmg bes .lev clouds to
watch in the -ks
\ late afternoon eclipse of the
sun u due ti> vt.irt at 3 p. m
\t th •! tuiu the irnvin will start
to move in between the sua and
the earth At I .V.I p m , Texas
'imi the eclipse will be at its
The moon will cover only part
of *he vin s surface, leaving visible
a cresccnt->hapcd portion A piece
of heavils smoked glass is recom-
mended for the easiest and best
viewing of the ellipse
Nichols, station attendant, and the
liHjtmg of the cash register.
First witness called was Mrs. L
M Gilbert, daughter of Nichols,
who testified that her father has
not been able to work since he
was assaulted, and that on August
15 he moved to Alabama
Mrs Mary Lee. district clerk
and Sheriff Chase Booth next were
called to place in the record that
Adams had served a two-year sen-
tence in the penitentiary for bur-
Deposition of Nichols was read
in question and answer form by
District Attorney E H. Griffin,
the answers heing read by District
Vtornev — Elect. Jack Q. Neal.
In this Nichols mainly testified
that he had been working in filling
Shortly before 10 o'clock this
morning Judge Floyd Jones de-
clared the trial of Larry Lee
Adams a mistrial because of the
illness of Defense Attorney Tom
Miller of Graham, which prevent-
ed Miller from appearing tod-7-
The trial was reset fcr Oct. 17.
stations here for several years,
15 months with Naylor and knew
Adams as a customer
He stated that on the night of
the robbery that took plate shortly-
after 10 o'cloC*. he saw Adams
drive up to the station get nut of
his car and come into the station
He said he recognized him when
he got out of the car.
Adams came in and offered a
dollar bill and asked for change
with which to work the cigarette
machine Nichols testified that
when he turned to the cash register
to get the change, he was hit twice
on the back of the head. He aid
he blacked out but was revived
and asked where the remainder of
the money wa* Nichols said he told
him It was all in the cash register,
and the assailant said that if he
did not tell him where il was he
was going to kill htm Nichols said
he was hit twice more and blacked
out again Nichols said that when
he came to all the money, between
$75 and 5H* , was gone out of the |
cash register and that he made
it" to the phone and called the po-
Nichols said he was in the hospt- ;
'CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO)
||ew ca|vary Baptist Church Pastor
Th<, slJm of W50 still 'S ""?'d f°
roonJ Leg'cn Hall, this •*
cave arouou i- 9 ^ contr,bu-
tudly Dot*, committee cni'r
Four cute ouroies are
first come f-rst served at
* r* .1. Cmith V'S't-
Mrs Gale Smith, visit
Phoc.li*. underwent surgery
tKere Monday moving - /
Franklin injured m ct .
here died Mo-djy «£
Chales. L .. Wetf.'esnv
M^nd^Tto extinguish rr.ss fires
No arrest Russell Payne said
330 reservations have been mad.
. annual stockholders dinnei
Thursday evening of the Federa.
t ..a Bank Association, at Legion
HaU t -ene Smith fined W 50
"r vagrancy and Charles Harold
Mberts Graham fined *44.50 for
S' Monday And. see you
Thouaht For The Moment: A
*ald • du,t
REV. HAL HARALSON
Hev. Hal Haralson is the new
pastor ol Calvary Baptist Church,
sin feeding Rev. Lloyd Scott
\ student at Southwestern Bap-
tist Theological Seminary. Rev.
Haralson lives at 4120 Belmeade
Drive in Fort Worth with his wife
and daughter. Jill, who is two
\e.irs old Mrs Haralson l* a 1960
.iiad'iate of Hardin-Simmons Cni-
\ native of l^iraine. Rev. Har-
'sori tiKik a BA degree from llar-
lin-Simmons University in 1957
He served with the armed forces
for two years lie was president of
the student body during his sen-
ior year at Hardin-Simmons and
he was field representative for the
: Division of Public Relations of Har.
din-Simmons in 1950-60
While in the Army, he was pas-
t tor of the Westside Baptist Church
I in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and
he was associate pastor and Youth
Director of the First Baptist
Church in Abilene in 1959.
Hev Haralson filled the pulpit
>t Calvary Baptiat Church last
i auaaay to t gia bit mlaUtry tier*.
I^eon Curtis, Jr. of Leon's
Service Station. 100<i Fast Walker,
received a $50 aw aril from Phillips
Petroleum Company for giving per.
feet driveway service to a Phillips
'.Mystery Motorist." The award
was made when the "Mystery Mo-
torist* paid an unheralded visit to
this Phillips 66 service station re-
To win the award, he gave the
"Mystery Motorist" the six steps
of "Golden Approach" service,
s^hich included a friendly approach,
checking under the hood of the
i ar cleaning all the car windows,
whisk-brooming the floor mats,
cheeKing the tires, and thanking
'he customer for his purchases. At
'he conclusion of these services,
the customer identified himself as ,
a I'hillips "Mystery Motorist" and j
left a $50 certificate at the service
The Mystery Motorist" is one 1
of more than 2.000 who will this
year be rewarding Phillips 66
dealers and their driveway sales-
men lor giving customers complete |
driveway service. Dealers and per-I
s'innel of more than 17.000 Phillips !
66 service stations operating in 36 j
states are eligible to win an ayvard 1
by giving the "Golden Approach" j
The program is part of a $166,000 ;
Service Jackpot w hich Phillips Pe-
troleum Company has established
to encourage its dealers and their
driveway salesmen to give top
driveway service to all customers.
As further recognition of driveway
performance efficiency, a Jack-
pot certificate was awarded Leon's
66 Service Station for display in
the station window.
Said Here Today
Graveside funeral services were
held at 10 a m. Tuesday in the
Breckenridge Cemetery for Mrs. j
Bessie Mae Sullivan. 53, former
Breckenridge resident. Rev. Leroy
Brown, pastor of the First Metho-
dist Church, officiated, and Melton
Funeral Home warn- lit charge of
The daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Joel Pannell of BreCKen- 1
ridge. Mrs. Sullivan died unex-
pectedly on September 15 in a hos-'
pital in Denver. Colorado, shortly j
after she was admitted. She had
lived in Denver for the past eight
Survivors include two daughters.
Mrs. Tom Bloxom of Breckenridge
and Mrs. Carl Oxenreider of Fort
Worth, one brother. E. A. Pannell
of Comanche, four grandchildren.
i By ASSOCIATED PRESSi
The Congo's strong man. Colonel
Joseph Mobutu, has announced that
the nation's government is to be
taken over by a technical commis-
sion headed by Foreign Minister
Justin Bom boko He said the re-
gime will head the government un-
til the end of the year.
United Nations sources report
that a Congo police major \*as ar-
rested by Congo army troops while
tryirg to assassinate Colonel Mo-
buto. It was the second attempt a-
gainst Mobutu in three days.
Some 2.20O Congo army troops
are being airlifted out of the truce-
bound Katanga province border
area by United Nations planes and
crews. The cease-fire in the region
has heen in effect ior more man
one week, but until the troops ori-
ginally sent by deposed Premier
Lumumba return to their bases in
Stanleyville. Lcopoldville and Thys-
ville. the danger ol a tlareup re-
Ine United Nations general as-
sembly has given overwhelming
support to Secretary General liam-
marskjold's operations in the Con-
go. The emergency session voted
70 to 0 lor a 17-nation Afro-Asian
resolution maintaing Hammarsk-
jold's authority The Communist
bloc. France and South Africa ab-
Sister Of City
Mrs. Zudie White. 80. sister of !
Don Gray of Breckenridge, died
Friday in Eastland after a linger-
Funeral services were conducted
in Abilene Monday.
Mrs. White was a long-time resi-
dent of Abilene Her husband pre-
ceded her in death five years ago.
Survivors include three daugh-
ters, one son. one sister .Mrs.
Ottie Millican of Eastland and one
other brother. Anson Gray of
R. L. M c M I L LIO Nl
Nixon Warns Against Khrushchev
'KENNEDY TO TALK ON TV
18*^ ASSOCIATEDL PRESSi providing help for economically
In the U. S. Presidential cam- depressed areas. He described the
paign. Senator John Kennedy goes depressed areas hill passed by the
on nationwide television tonight. Democrats during the last session
The Democratic nominee will dis- i of congress as "a political pork
cuss how he would deal with the barrel measure which no responsi-
Russians if elected president. The j hie president could approve."
Republican nominee. Vice Presi- Kennedy returned to Washington
dent Nixon, is moving his cam-1 early this morning after a day of
paign Irom Pennsylvania into Mi-1 campaigning in Atlantic City and
chigan today, with speeches sche-1 Charleston. West Virginia. He
duled in Mount Clemens, Flint. Sa- spoke lo conventions of two labor
unions, the steelwor'kers and the
chemical workers in Atlantic City,
receiving the endorsement Af both.
In Charleston. Kennedy attacked
Republican prosperity claims and
set forth a five-point "policy of
full employment "
ginaw and Bay City.
Kennedy's speech from Wash-
ington tonight will be his first coast-
to-coast T-V address since he ac-
cepted the party's nomination in
July He'll speak at a SlOO-a-plate
dinner in Washington. The 30-min-
ute program, starting at 8 30 p.m.
E D. T., is scheduled on 180 A. B
C. network stations.
A Kennedy aide said the theme
of his speech will be what he be-
lieves America's response to Soviet
Premier Khrushchev should be
Nixon told a crowd in Wilkes-
harre. Pennsylvania last night that j ^ p .\likei Scott. 80. Brecken-
they should look out against being j rjr]ep resident for a number of
knocked off balance by the Khril- ypars rjjp,) his home in Dlney
shchev visit. Said Nixon. Sunday after a two-year illness.
"I know this man." and he added a resident of Olnev for
that a policy of softness, rashness jg yp;)rs rame to this part of the
or immaturity would play directly j (.0,mtry from his native state. Pen
* * *
Banquet To Be
The seventh annual Teachers Ap-
preciation Banquet, sponsored by
the Merchants Council of the Breck-
enridge Chamber of Commerce. •
will he held Tuesday evening, at'
seven o'clock in the American Le-
gion. Hall. Seventy-five teachers
including thirteen new ones now
teaching in Breckenridge schools ,
plus five teaching in the branch of,
Ranger Junior College have been
invited by the business and profes-
sional men and women of Brecken-
ridge to attend.
This year's guest speaker is R.
L. McMlllion of Abilene. He is dis-
trict manager of Business Men's
Assurance Company and is well
known for his speeches, "Penetrat-
ing Oil." and "The Lost Ax Head."
which has stimulated convention
audiences throughout the United
States and Canada. He is extremely
active in the Lite Insurance field,
has served as chairman of the Abi-
lene Chamber of Commerce Con-
vention Committee, and is an offi-
cial of City board of Missions nf
the Methodist Church He is 38
years old. married and the father
of two children He was born and
reared on a farm near Abilene,
attended John Tarleton College,
and served in the Air Corps during
World War II Mr. McMillon has
represented bis present company
•vith distinction in the Abilene area
over since he entered the Life In-
surance Business in 1946.
A H Miller, president of the
(CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO'
The sta e platform conventions
ol Ti xas' two major political par-
Ues nx! y are in sharp contrast.
U the Republican gathering in
Galveston, harmony and confi-
At the Democratic contention in
I Dallas, a major controversy be-
tween conservatives and liberals
appeals to bP shaping up.
I he liery Texas Democrats pre
tin eting to decide whether to ig-
I ill re. support or fight the national
party's platform. And signs of a
*. onserv ative revolt are growing
'I lie party leadership has the
tough problem of deciding whether
to seat the 2!)a-member Houston
delegation that repudiated the na-
tional platform. Some of these
de.(-gates are accused of trying to
wreck the Kennedy-Johnson presi-
dential campaign in Texas.
The •.•ate convention np iir.! —
•;t with ant the 295-vote delega-
oti from Houston.
Credentials of the rebellious
In'i^ on delegates yvere still unc??t*
inriy when the session was called
' <-i dor at Hi tU a.m.
! eaders of ihr Kennedy-Johnson
presidential campaign in Texas fear
any attack on the national plat-
t ii m would hurt in the close heat-
ed race. Thcv are negotiating m id-
ly backstage to pinch olf troubles
tioni Texas conservatives.
I!i jection ol the Houston group
(Continued on page twoi
Mrs. V, E. Miller Three Buckaroos
Dies Sunday Of NurSe Injuries
Mrs. Virginia K
35 years, died at II p.
in Stephens Metnori;
following an illncvs of two years.
Boi n Virginia Robertson on Aug.
7. 1871 in Parker County she mar-
ried Sam W. Miller in 1887 in Par-
ker County. Her husband died in
1922 and she moved to Brecken-
ridge in 1925.
She had been a member of the
i Baptist Church since childhood.
Funeral yvas to be held at I p.
m Tuesday in Satterwhitc Funeral
Chapel The Rev Fdgar Jor.es pas-
tor of the First Baptist Church, olli-
ciated. burial to be in Breckenridge
Surviving are four daughters.
Mrs. H. P. Howard of Dallas, Mrs.
Virginia Lendholm of Brecken-
ridge, Mrs. Lillie Beavers of Wi-
chita Falls and Mrs. .1 M llamm
of San Diego. Calif : three sisters,
Mrs Tom Yaneev and Mrs. Tom
Allen, both of Breckenridge, and
Mrs Effie Flack of Colorado, four
brothers. Lee and Charles Robert-
son, both of Breckenridge. and
John and Clarence Robertson both
of Ontario. Calif.: six grandchild-
ren and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were named as Wel-
rlon Powers. Darrell Powers, Lee
Snow, Troy Allen. George Martin.
Dic"k Cain and E. V. Lively.
The Breckenridge Buckaroos
with state-rated Phillips. Texas,
uppermost in their minds, worked
hard and long at blocking yestei-
day 'I he team seemed in good
| spirits, bill were still lacking the
; service of center Jimmy Martin.
: whose bruised arm will keep h m
, out until possibly the Graham
! game, bacves Joe Dan Knox, w in
injured his hip .-and Mackie McAr-
ron. whose old knee injury is still
giving him trouble, and guaid
Tommy Ford, who received $ knee
Results nf contests of teams in
our district thi.-. weekend showed
onl\ one loss. Mineral Wells v as
beaten hy Fort Worth Castleber.y
")8 to 8 Brownwood beat Killeen 2<5
to 20. Vernon battered Children
13 to 0 Graham beat Bowie 24 to 3
and the lig battle was between
Weatherford and Poly, which the
Kangaroos won 8 to 0.
(Ne*t Two Da-ysl
Industrial B owl in g League,
Breck Lanes, ' p. m.
Federal f and Bank annual dinner
at Legion Hall.fi 30 p m.
Optimist Club Beeting,
into his hands
give high priority
if elected, to
Six Are Admitted
To Local Hospital
Stephens Memorial Hospital re-
ported six admissions and nine
dismissals during the past week-
Admissions were W H. Huddles-
ton Mrs Lorene Smith. George
Stoker. Mrs. Ray Rogers, Thomas
Pittman and Mrs. W. N. Fry^.
Patients dismissed were Mrs. v*
C. Estes, Mrs. Lorene Smith. w. H
Huddleston. C. B Dollins.
! Vollie Monroe. Mrs. Jimmy Cole,
i Mrs Ralph Boling and baby. Mrs.
I Phillip Harrold and baby and N.
jH|J''Cost—A better deal—Wh«r
«M flMAca vour Automobile wltfc i
nsylvania He yvas an oil operator
Funeral services were held Tiles- |
day mnrnint: from Saint Theresa of
the Little Flower Catholic Church
Officiating was Father .lames Boy-
les of Wichita Falls Burial was in
Survivors include his widow |
Mrs Linnie Florence Scott two
niece* and two nephews
104 N. Court Phone HI 3-4434
C'ear to partly cloudy and
warm this afternoon through
Wednesday. Widely scatttred afc
ternoon and evening thunJer-
showers. Low tonight 65 to
75, high tomorrow 95 to 100. Low
last night 69. high yesterday 100.
Winds southerly 10 miles per
GRADE A MARIGOLD MILK
IRECR ICE CO.—401 i. WalkM
Vhen you finance your car al th«
eir«t Motional Bank its financad
rith low bank latorMl ra >•«.-—Adv
•lO p. m.
Lanes. 7 30 p m.
«n you finance your ear at th«
elr l National bank you fray placn
four insurance with Mm «o«nt ll
Castro Stages Hotel Drama In
3 Acts: U. S. Base Threatened
meet jacky walker—Jacky
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.
V. Walker and their residence is
1201 e. Walker. Jacky may be
reached at HI 9-3643 by phone.
Jacky's route covers the busi-
ness district of downtown Breck-
enridge from Nail's Cafe to the
YMCA. East and West and from
Higginbo'ham Lumber to H. H.
Mehaffey Service Station, North
• nd South.
• By ASSOCIATED PRrT.Si
Cuba's Premier Fidel Castro a-
gain proved his talent for unpre-
dictability last niaht when he mov-
i erl nut of New York's Shelhorne
i Hotel after his first day there He
i went tn L'N headquarters and pro-
. te.-tf-l what he called unacceptable
j conditions made hv the hotel's
management Th°n he moved his
10-meTiber delegation to 'lie The-
resa Hotel in Harlem.
| The Cubans h^'l relused to par-
take of hotel food at the Shelhurne.
sending out for sandwiches. They
I also brought along crates of his-
; cuits. Cuban black beans—and re-
portedly chickens, yihich they are
j -aid tn have plucked and cookr l in
A State Department spokesman
described the incident as "Castro's
Hotel Drama in three acts." He
said Castro had turned down an
offer nf free rent at the Commo-
dore Hotel, also in midtown Man- Square tn protest what the Cuban
hattan. and insisted on moving into government called the "abusive
the Theresa in New York's teem-. treatment" received by Castro id
mg Negro district. Hinting at Ne* York. ^
P~ -ibie propaganda motive
move, the spokesman said: ' It
Hoes seem strange that, he turned
down rent-free space just to tno< e
his group to Harlem."
In recent months th< Cuban gov-
ernment controlled press. radio
and television have been hitting
hard at the theme of racial dis-
crimination in the United States.
And the Cuban government his
paid the expenses of large num-
bers nf American Negroes journey-
ing to Havana.
In Havana. Castro's brother.
Raul, warned early tolay that Cu-
ba might "in any determined mo-
ment.'' demand American With-
drawal from the big Guantanamo
naval base in Southeast Cuba. He
made the threat during an hour
blast at th-? United States heartt
hv 30.000 cheering Cubans gather-
ed in the Presidential Palace
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