Breckenridge Weekly Democrat (Breckenridge, Tex), No. 26, Ed. 1, Friday, February 4, 1927 Page: 1 of 4
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TVENT TIGHT YEARS OLD.
IWKCKKNTUPGE. STEPHENS COUNTY TEXAS 1-HID AY. IKtUH I. 1927.
M MBER L5-
I MjsaSBBBBBra- gTilvn 1W TaK B B MbbbV
ri-sco. Feb. S The Independent
'il . Can compiny'i Mori i n No 2
t.nuiLlit In Saturday ululit. i mak
fni no barrels at 3.0o (wi brtnir
i'i the corobiiiM production f it
nml th Morgan No. 1 to 3oo bar-
Thrno wclln ar loraud 7 nnle!
iitiwpt of Carbon anil 12 mil.'
-iithaat of Cisco The Magnolia's!
Thomas No. 1 in thin nie pool
has Juat bwn brought In and i
n.aklng 40 barrels This make three
producer la t pool with several
rilling and no dr otn
n important well U to be atart-
1 li mile southeast nf Eastland
ne-fourth tii Up from the wildcat
" r on the farm of County Judge
K.l S Prltchard The Pochard
wll unexpected. hit gas at 300
f'ft and thw rlt was burned down
It in making one million ft of
i at 1100 feet and ihe ran is
Th- new wt 11 l b Ins drilled by
Jink Garrett Neil Moore and the
Consolidated Gasoline Companv.
.nil will be located on tlie Capers
Meeting Of Farmers To Discuss City Ordinances
' AT UNION HILL
From Thursday a Dally
A meeting deigned for the
purpose of promoting .i thor-
ough understanding ot the new
milk and meat ordinances In
which the city of lireckennd-rr
intends to regulate these t"
sources of food in older tin'
the greatest purity ma In-
maintained will be held at I n-
ion Hill tomorrow evening at
7:30 it is announced. In ad-
dition to the farmers who are
interested in the operation of
the ordinances members of the
city commission County Agtnt
Patterson and others from
Breckenridge are expected to
Le present and to take a part
in the meeting.
I'm"n Hill. Mtuated i ight ni!i-s
-ouif.i.ist i.f the city is one of th'
mnit r f Pi roiiH agriou tural cotn-uiunitit-
in tin- r.unt mid In'Si
ii.intitiis of the milk and meat con-
sumed i'i this cit ranii from that
Tl.i. mct'i'nj was culled bv A. M
-Milliv.m ..f the 1'nion lull con
i:4iiuit. afHr requests to do o had
he. received from a number f
f timers It is the plan of thU
iiettinK t. have the ordinance's
thoroUfchlv plained by members of
the city commission here and then
l.i discus certain misunderstood
provisions or objectionable features
and to iro-i out so fnr aa possible
At this. nietiiiK. also a Committee
to repr-ii the l'non Hill people
i t th. :i il in M ting winch will be
held her in th n(-ar futu.e will
be nann j
Considerable opposition to th.
ordinance. had d.-.lon.H in .-..ri..
I.Ou aCtinn .f the Mm..). r.. it.
star .Si... Lin appearing iu -V.. . ... .'
Dally American error llieghii( s0me of whlCh appead
relativ. th. rla-diil. of untatantwaliv in ! .......
I- .in.. . to Miner.! Well- a.d of t0e nua8U'rt. jVoZTur
h iil h 'I0aM of hi mHiirt'. and other
had whleh wll faow f
aclirdule has ... tn . .. - '.'
( . . .v mo- kv t-iiiuinuie
1'iea. niimite pointa of contention b
:i thornueh explanation of what
ho laws reiL'y m(an n order that
minor d.talls may nt lnt rrupt the
program or the metini; whirJi
to be held at th. city hall shortly
It la believed that wh.n the pro
vlaiona or the two measures are
thorouiEhly f.xpJalnl that a great
Cel of the objection which ha heen
risro. Feb. 3 Coach w n.
Chapman will le director of at-
' "" at Ciaeo hlKh school for an-
oth r year. It waa decided hv the
Cl-co school board at a metlnc held
Tusdav nlKht. The board dloused
the work of the athletic coach dur-
ing the last ar and members
praised both the results he has ob-
tained in athletic contests and in
buildlnc up the physical plant of
the athlotJc department of the
No Change Made
In Schedule Of
Lone Star Lines
In the advertisement of the
tort Worth wind
uiiir.H.iii that UiU
! t n clianfeed. The schedule has
i" h. mi rarrati.id but remains the
'.in. ii" formvrl. or as lullowa
llusts depart iut to Jliiifial
V. .. u BUd Fori Worth at ain' a
in.; one p. m.; 4:3V p m. and
itht P- m.
heard will be silenced.
I riUOXV!Vl! A PI7ri?TDTC
4 . J LKLjXjIjLI lO
Two snappy games wer played at;
th Y basket ball court l nllitj
w li.-u the Vel team defeated Cad-
I to the tun nt t-l-SS and 1'hli-i
!ii rame oli Hith th oK end of
a .-' : score with the Wood U j
Jon s 1-aro.
Tin- Caddo-V ale same was on- of '
the fastest ever nlarsl Ou th local
court t lie coiiiteetiUon ltsiua much tn toul receipts for the corrs-
Kt.n.r than indicated by th scor(. i JBdtB month of 1926. according
(u the wholtt Caddo's goal sho.tl!" th tabulations made public from
was moto accurate bat Tabor. th fce here today. This repre-
Post offtce- receipts for the month
January 1987 wer- J759 SI oer
Vt ale star besketeer iaaaaKd to
K-p his taunt iu the lil scoring
fcent n increase of almost 13 per
cat t-r the previous period. The
BOYS' WORK IS BIG FEATURE
PROGRAM BEING CARRIED
AT THE Y. M. C. A. IN BRECK
- l -..
i.om:i:oi: moody .mvkks
Itl.sU imtion i-oit wiusox
-.1 WMJS IX OKIMIO.M.V
)ln. I eli ' JP Coernor
M'hmI tenia; Ismii d ie(uiiitlons
"i ft ).ofttior eif Oklahoma for
u.elition of Ho Wilson and
i i .1 (I amh. rs chargeel with
iiii'init .'ill rohberv with fire-
ai - i i coniiectlon with the kill-
in iu Poit U'orth of Koscoe
W iNei'i. theatre.' treasure!.
Presenting Miss ( fl ux cu
ro'niii .ithicte :.o I r 'i t
In a unif at C!i .. i
pr' el t it other th '.
coulil vtj e. the 1 !
GO ON SALE
Tickets for thej Will Hosts en-
tertainmert heru on the eeninir of
Februar the- 2ilh a' the hleh
wehool auditorium will be placed on
ale at the city hall in the o-fiee of
h cit ecretarv be.lnnine Satur-
There are 008 seats to be slid
and from adanre indication-? it is
certain that this number will be
dlxpovd of the Hist da that the
tiek'ts are off. red to the public
The seats are off. red at three
prici s according to thi ir deslrablll-
t $' :0; $2 75 and i 20. includ-
ing' 'he war tax.
On Hotel Site
The work which is being carried
on among the bos of th city by
the Y M. C. A and which has only
recentl been placed upon a strong
basis with the euipiometit of a full
timo bojs becretarj is one of the
most imput taut features of the pro-
gram of the Y. M C. A. in i's so-
cial woik iu this citj it is declared.
When the Y. M. C. A. was first
organized no bojs secretary was em-
ployed but a few months ago the
board saw- the great possibilities of
the work and accordingly voted t
aild a secretary for that purpose to
I. K. Jolly with several years ex-
perience in this work assumed his
duties in that capacity with the lo-
cal organization about the begin-
ning of the new enr and hah al-
ready brought his departm n' well
along toward the standards set for
it as well as increasing te use of
the building for the boys.
Among the clubs which he has
i ii'n imiufl ntil j n Atx nnt 1 tint t n trr
TVTTV T- 1 O T-l TT v -i. uu ia iui v.wuuuvunh
ALbHN teb. 3. The House . thP "m-Y." the "Empiotd
today adopted a resolution call-1 uoj" a rifle club and the "City-
ing for an extensive investijm- Wlde bo8 Committee" the latter
of the bribery charges
LITTI.H ROCK. i!. Feb 3--Nine
hiii.drea persons and ptob
ably five hundr d families an-
homeJess in the White Ulv( r flood
art.a Was estimated toelav In Mlsi
Nellie Williams representative nf
the Anifiican Ke'd Cross at Bras
field. Parlrie count follow ins; a
surve of Whito Cache. Little lied
and Saint Tiancis river sect ns
LOCAL MAN IS
against Representatives Dale
and Moore by a committee of
nine to be clothed with liberal
The committee will be appoint-
ed by Spetiker Bobbitt and in-
structed to make recommenda-
tions for House action.
Declaring that the honor and int-
ei;rit of th- lioiKi- must be sus-
tained the resolution deplored the
r.il.- and Moore arrest as involving
not only an infraction of law but
a urosa violation of house rules and
the propriet of members full fair
and complete investigation is called
The investigation Committee will
be empowered to formulate it s vii
i lies of procedure summon w
ne8'8 from am . nt ot 1 1 stat .
' eli ln..il .ind olds and lur.
i i ii uator-
1 ' . il vl.ioi wt t 1 1 1 sf j jj
il - i w ' n i! 1 ii il iln
1 I. -t in i - . i i r 1 i 'in f
' ii t r i t i.)lil.M- to influi'nce 1 --
.itiim 1 Ii rn ii win not in thi
lo'ise when it conveuul today
The resolution to investigate was
introduced by Judge E. R. Sinks.
! adoption was unanimous.
Too Busy To
27 of the 84 points ealnwd. Kimbro t.iereaae of January 1JC orer Jan
uary 1935 was only about eight
per cent considerably less than the
percentage of increase of the past
moat over the same month a yar
ago. revealing that the trend of in-
and Nixon wern outstiifltUm; point
winners for Caddo. Mcn haavinic up
In the seeaud half Caddo pepped
iil and outpointed their eppouents.
srorniK 31 points t Yaale'i 27. but reas is annually becoming mere
the latter had Ktiid . lead that pronoeed.
Could not be overcome. The game Stamp sales for the month of
was well handled by Bud Harrison' January just past were ti.3tS.10
a- official. j while for the same month of 19
Phillips sprung a surprise on th 'tle were $3611 85 Bo ranU for
Joni-s quintet ruling then out by! January 1927. were $1.327 51. while
a three potat Uad DuriaK the fir
half th. Jon team had a alight
oiivautuKe the ieriod ending with
Hi K-oie 21-I'i in their favor. u
ti. Ut half. lioH ver. IafoM's bas-
K r work placed hU team in the lead
and maintataid it until
WASHINGTON Fb. $. (M At
the request of eounsel foi I 'rank
.smith S. natnr-de8uate from Illi-
nois th Senate Elections comuiitt-
tt . tml.iv deferred further consider
Xr January Ills they were 1.-
3t 85 or somewhat more than for
the la'er period Stamp sales tor
January 1925 Were $3 052 91 while
box rents for that month were $1-'-'
i 75 in a kin J a total of 14 SIT i
the final The total for January 1937 is $5.
7831 and for January 192 $!-
One more step ha been taken in
nri.parliiK the wav for the maj?ni
ficent new hotel to ! r.-rp d here
The Campbell hnte! bu'iclint' which1
for about seven -nr has occupiel I
the site 0n W.i Ik. r street which
will form part of the nw hotel i
grounds is now beinK moved.
II 11 -Stevenson has the contrac- I
for mving th. build. ir; and started j
a force of t n nun to work ester-j
'y afiernm.n The 20-room htrP HANKOW Feb. 3 Eugene Clien.
Is one of the larger buildings ever "antoni m foreign minister issued a
Aid iu Ureckenridge mid t' tateiinnt to the Associated Press
transfer to the new location at 217 today declaring he lia been
8. Court Is no small undertaking unMble te replv to Secretary Kello
This morning the building had beet tecent not outlining America's Cli-
Kirded with steel cables and thf . n policy because his time has
block and tackle pJacd The ac- been taken up with negotiations re-
tual work of moving was begun Warding Hrltl.h offer for a itreaty.
before noou but 'HI take about H fhen announced he expected to
das h" dii; to Mr. Stewnnan ak public his eomauut oh Ssore-
The f.rr.vi;.i will be i!t-rt nt ' tar Kellogg' note in a'few days.
mi'i i" "hit Ihe wo-l. ' eiravai-' .
iur for the foundation of the new
building ran get
pianneu 10 nave a lorce of mmroii
mately 50 men art on the wurk rP r Ti n. o f h T i
x j juiuui x ji
now in process of organization.
The Hi-Y club has as its motto
to "Create and Promote Through-
out School and Community High
Standards of Christian Living."
The Kmploved Bojs organization
consists of bojs who find it iiee v-
sary to work after school and can-
not attend the activities at tin
M. C. A. other than in tin eve
ning. These boys include nuss.iiKei
boys news boys errand bojb and
In addition to the work in t'1'
pool and the gj m a bean te" d i'i
unjojed by the organization -a-h
Friday night the program of the
Pioneers has been adopted b tin in
here. This progtam takes in the
fc.ucial intellectual physical and i-
lin us features of life anel the mem
bLis are char d anel pointed in
uccoi dance with work done at home
at school at cjjuich and at the
" . including in the scope the
wnolt! lif ot the hnv
s.iw th i in- l M L A is also working.
ii connection wi'h the schools in
a vocational guidance course which
h' ip the boja to find their propei
mi he" in life.
Th- rifle e uh has be-eu
organized with a great deal of
According to a telephone com
municatioii fr0m the Itiini Star
chamber of commerce to the local
chamber H. It. Stanford of Breek-
enridge wns seriously if not fatallv
injured in an automobile accident
which took place near Riins Stai
la'e this morning. The injured man
was reported to li.(. be n enroute
I to Brownvvood pienatine to move his
family to that cu it the time uf
He was taken to the hospital at
Rising Stai for medical tieatment
and Mrs Staufoid was mfoinied
the Breckeniidge chamber imratdi
ately huirviiir. lo tiie scene-
Accoidin-; to ni'diser infoimatio.i
obtainable lure this i.iotning there
were five pusims iM tin cai at the
time of the accident the nature of
which wa not ditclot They were
besides Mr -stanfoid his daughter
Mrs. Olive Y.ites W.ilter Ov.rtDn
mid a Mr Be try. Whether any of
the four naiiud wer. injured was not
(From Thursday's Daily i
railroad men and otlici-
are intertsfd in the Kttr
j the contract for the nt
tion of thp new ()0omi
at Iireckenrid-' . ho win
iffiiests of the I'.recken-
chamber of cupr u i r-e and ' I
citizens and im ' . rs nt i
uiuiiiiuci mm (it'll int tai t1 ii
quet room in the I iscnu -it
the First Cluitian chuicli '
its capacit at nn."i toda
the big jret-i'iii i.nt. 1 luiuh' .n(
which took )i"i s a wdcn'i
to the isiti i
latton of the new T i oi
under way. It i blirfflai bllOl
i force of approxi f
Aet Of Robbery
the first f next week.
Fight Breaks Out
Over Text Book
r) I I t t ed today at Pharr by
ill In benate . i'?8 ery mrrhal "nd
AI'STIN. Feb 3 A bitter fight
broke out today in th. senat whi
Senator I.ve charged In a reolu
tMn that the bill by Senator Wood
ward would have the effect of con-
tinuing in force certain American
tevt-hn..k .... iik
n.lttm..rtmA.. vm a ' ..... .S
.yaaniHU-iuK jreo 3 Htere- and remove thes. from the Text
laiy KtJlogK was called upon u4ay bo.k Ciiiihmo when Covernor
t.k the .n..t.. t. . !v a I m. ... .. 1 t 1. . ....
-- " - - i--o itnu .iiuuin ann .-iiM-riiit.iiae'Iit Mem uii
Uutiuan coruoratiuns names own- well u..w.. t..r i. r
ation of his eredeUala uaut U 1mK or claimiuK lnds and oil con- extravagance in letting 'text-book
WedHMHlay. 1 cessions in Mexico. eojjtraets.
BIIOWN8VILLE. Feb. 3. An un-
identified burglar wH8 shot and hill-
ed today at Pharr by Oeorxo In-
x potae of
eitiiens The man was shot while
BE TAG DAY
FOR S. A. HERE
F. E Cragln chairman for th.
Salvation im s Home Si rvio. An 1
peal drive u ailing a special meet- "'u'11- tji'a contra.- c ula l k
No st aril ii im I rugtaiu 1
been pre.pai.il nut i' torn i
eitf smoo hi. a. ! .i tilln i
hour bet win IZ o .u noou i 1
one p. m. wi.li e ut t .nu it u I
Ml- Wjlllle. poitl. i eck 1111(1-
pianisf and singer u i . pte. ut .1
111 tint ' fine Vital iiniljtls nii-istiu-:
ol pupulai -iin- as tie
onl it atute ot the iin-iam out-
let tii. inttoduciiiiii ol rU' -t .
ahoit talis and lis on the patt
of the contiactois alter tli tashion
of collect cheerirg letl b David S.
Cast It aiehitect who dtined the
hottl anil b the Bn ckeninlge nun
who wisL ptestn: lid hy Milton
Jake -viridefer t- rvetl m toa-t-iiiast-
r dining the tuntheon with
Milton D.n lei chairman of he jiro-
grai.i coui'iiitt e mtiotluting tlm
huest ai ii b:it akt is
Tin oil iuut th i ii ut 'i 'in Harri-
sons l'..iit pla.M il oich' ira unla-
bels hrt talks v.t i. mad. ly a ni'iu-
b i ol viiitln i niitiactoi s and hj
local im n. H. C lairUi who pio-
nioti d the iiotil. uiij 'r. C'slt
the ai(liucct also -poke
It was aiiuuuive d '. Mr (c M
at tii nun Hi u alt --neral tun
ti finis mil t Inn ih'ii bids in by
1 .o thl" attciinion in order th t
tilt io t -s ot opt nil tm III a. 1
ing of the . d .sory hoard for 7.3"
this evening at the cliamlx i of com-
ruerce feir the purpose ot dauninn'
the canvass of the final day in tie
campaign that is ainn d at a hudge t
.of it flfln to o nnnlL.I In hu -..1
IirAftllltntr lillitrinl tlillltlAtl In It-i' ... vv C -
'.? . .which the army is can int. on rli
membership. Two army reserve of- j thla city "
ficers with actual experience both) .... .
. . . . . . . I lns drive must come to a clohe
overseas and in the training of rifb- j..... . . . .
... . . .. .saturelay night. Mr. Crag n stated
men will iustruct this class. They ... 7 . 7
... I-. . I . . except for the lists that are st 11
iV?0r(lt "d 1'Uul ln the gasoline and carbon
L ? . black plants.
The city-wido boy. work com- Sllturiay W1I the Sdlvaton
mittee which has held one or two -.. .' . .
meeting but is not vet completely uJ Hel in ti e i ' ' !!
organized cons.st of r pre8eLtlves th' 'i? '" "! B !' h " 7
u' .-i.... - .. . tne run for the support ot tln loci!
vi 3 utua wiiuibiia to t-Il
piouiptl. at tii it iu i il
nt tois loom of in- 1 .rit i
I'.tiiU He also tatt d t.nat "
loruih had bce'ii ;.r. . re I In
(intraf tors t u .u i iu
tin it bids
It is nut Know n j t w
..w.-ruii ot t.n i- ii
work. Mrs. Bailey Hardy is chair
man of the tag day arrange nu nts
and will have charge or t'" final
city and tho other organizations
which are Interested in boys wik
such as the Elks club the American
Legion and the Lions.
One reason for the membership
campaign which is now being insti-
tuted is to Insure tje permanent
continuation of the work being
done among the boys it is declared.
In order that It may grow Into a
feature of even greater value thnn
it is at present funds must be avail-
able for use in promoting it. The
ooject ot me association is to reach ' CISCO. Feb. 3 L. J. Doyle of
every boy in the community re-1 Dreckeuridge reported to Cisco po
gar d less of church affiliations and I Bee Tueswlay nlfht n Was beaten
so forth and also to assist in any nnd robbed of 30 to 410 in cash
movement that has as its i urpose ! and his handbag containing cms-id
the betterment of boys declared arable clothing while u the Mi-vi
Man Beaten And
Robbed At Cisco
It is suggested that men or wo-
men who wish to help some boy
who is not at present being bene-
fitted by the work at the Y. M. C
A. could find no better means of
. . .
trying to make his escape from the ooing bo Una by presenting him a
drug ..tore in which he had been I membership. Such a gift it n
surround 1 by a posse after the pointed out would be bo'h pleas-
marshai hail discovered the store- be- ureable and beneficial and would
ig burglarised. t extend Its benefits over tho enltr
In the district court yesterday the i -
Jury granted the plaintiff's plea in ! MOBK .MAHI.VBS AUK
aui O'.riied but t i
'.ci-i"ii4 will hu I
a i ai ! hour I 'lis a
llllil g tji f OI I 1 at
pit s nt at the 1 ii i
' Iitt d Wen .
It 1 riuinli ( 1 I
1 on in y ol !i .
ot Id St I ii. s
Hall a l'un..1 1
Ml I i.lli ft!
P iso l i I
'it .n sin '
Win Hi Ml Ii i '
Pol I ai I L. Ho nt I
T 1) .-ClUcltls 1 oil
-o( latino Balla .
Tin r i'oril inn i
III ' ' lit J I II .
u an 1 evatoi e m
1 : ii eetuii J i
and Doors D.Jla
(outitit t i'ort V. "in
.ii countsnt i oi t W ii
lio'iald Ati'l (
v'oii Ii V T 1. i 'i
id art (1.1- -ti 1
Alllul ino; De ( v I-' 1
Dm I Broth 1 1
tiai foi ullcm
ns nM.S.u ww . .
o musiwi. tie salt! a ir..n. r.1
fiKht took place there during which ' P uml.nig and in iin
tie wus robbed Police ro Inveati tin 1 unihUL and '
Luuaa i-t if 1 il
Worth: C ' lUid 1
Abilene; C I V.
the civil case of J A CaMius vg
The Republic Product. on Co The
case developed over a disagreement
over waler privileges oa
MKXT TO Sll N(JIIA1
WASHINGTON. Feb 3 A force
of SO American Marines will leave
where the surface rights had beenj Cavitte Philippine Islands tomor-lease-d
row for Shanghai.
Al'STIK. Feb 3 UPl The Travis
county grand jury which convenes
Monday will investigate bribery
charges filed last night against Bep-
reseutailves F A Dale of BoM-
ham. and S H Moore of Cooper.
Justice of the Peace Tauuehill said
and Moore todav waived pre
limiaary hearing before the jujUc
and each is at liberty on 18000
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