The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 181, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 31, 1928 Page: 1 of 4
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HreckenxIdBe nnd Vicinity:
Tbnlghf gad' Trlday cloudy.
Showers at'd cooler In Pan-
handle Did You Know
That thoro aTe 3gUU Voters
In tl City ofDreckenrluce?
VOL. 8 NO. 181
BRECKENPJDGE. STEPHENS COUNTY TEXAS THURSDAY MAY 31 1928
PRICE 5 CENTS
Broad Business Stieet
Rip Is Home Atfain
Ik fort The Bar
W7HAT I like about Rrechen
Y ridge" That the subject. 1 1
tike Jt wide business trcetn
What do you Hire. I
rnnn Dalian R6nehead Club ent
.la ulre collect to l smitf
sYV liny "t away with tliHi "
na look for mufe in- s.i 1
..bout the time that T.tnm.ar
t c imi to Teas.
I ION N. N. Itosetuiuenl ( h I
J land. retiring tlfat rlt govt rt.r
iv made tlii tt t lender ili.it li
I.ior.n have ever followed linrk
enrldge I. loin so) ho' Eutluiid I
I .Ion nay n. That's ri-uifti J
CorUI.i:M Lindbergh landed mi
4 l.on Star soil Tuesd.i) li i
unusual to hear of an filer n
lullalltiK th" lnlar)' from const
to coast without pittiliiK lit" foot 1
o Texas tPrra tirmae Anomer
reason why Rreck's airport
should bo developed.
ECESSITY needs additional
school farllltltm and Necennl-
tj In going to have her needs
supplied A contrart will bo let
thl wfek for iIim Toeilon of a
new UultdltiK- That" a live bunch
ut the ochool helm In thin ni'lRli
K. Shotwell U ntteudliiK the
nchool at S. M. V. One of the
finest evldenren of the leavenlUK
Infhifnre of athleile.n In rtrhonl
life U contnlned In thin Mtory
llockne Ih coach of the leading
Catholic University of America.
. M. U. li a Southern Methodist
lUDOR C. O. Hamlin Is attend-
JnK the District Judges Anno-
lUllon meetlnR and the annual
IVue-tlnu of the Texas liar which
rue In session In Dallas. That's
ttltlliu; two birds with one ton
In (he lunKiiage of the iibyslelun
who made two calln with thf
3 tne eas.
UfW" N now hack home. That
Ic U he Is in Bnstlr.nd. He cele-
brated his arrival In Texas by
eatlnc a halt of red am. The
famous froK not a smile out of
the president. That'M more than
the farmers of the nation have
been able to do so far. When
Will Holers seen him his place
in hlstor) will he made.
HP. San Aiiki'Io Hobcats will
meet IlrcrkenrldKe Uuckaroos
thli rail minus the mrlces of
Sff Hale) star halfback. Nove
lost part of bis rlfilit baud In the
cors of some machinery recently.
His fellow students have elected
hint el leader. So Nee will be
lu-ard from at least.
T IS to be hoped that the time
will come when the farmers
of this ruunt will he no In-
intent upon gecttlnK the best of
e-rythlnr that thliiKS will have
ifctbe done on a Brand scale In a
r.11 Id transition from all wheat
furmlni; to 11 diversified system.
Sorlh Dakota farmers have pur
chased two traluloads of purebred
lulls in lesn than 20 days. Turn
JIMerpout Morgan has just
earned H.00 "and expenses1'
for a day's work 011 the grand
Jury of his home county. J. P.
has loni; had our renpect. JIo has
cinched a place In the affYctlou
of the public generally b this
act of public service. There will
Abe less klckln' of the courts and
luss criticism of laws and law-
yers when big business men fol-
low the example set by Mr. Mor-
gan and forgbt their alibis when
asked to 'serve their country on
the Jury. Jury service Is nit hon-
orable an soldier service.
rplIH larKf class of graduates of
X the Ureckenrldpe High School
n now loose for the Summer.
tft.neh member of the clasx will be
Watched. Some of thtm have
iri-aiiiiMi ui iiif unif wiumi iiii'j
MiiukI bf ureal men unit treat
SlBien of how the world Is to
kI iranmiBiireu ny mat uream
if true .-tau speriacie it in 10
so many folks grow up and
to themselves "Well thank
od I have loxt my Illusions and
iw I face a reality." Tim fact of
10 buslneim In that the lofty
oncuptlons of life which you nad
lieu youtii wan just bt tiuint;
to the perfect flower wore not
lere dreams. Thure are orgnnlz-
1 itveniu'H of contact by which
ro constantly broughL back the
slims br the youuBtir day. Mou
rn for Instancy '11 (tj boyjiood
ur iiukk iy woriu once
F I Parit Hurcau
Here li Mile Sounie Tohcnii. typ
leal repreiontatlvf of tho modern
cnM napwr n arrlm n
IMrU th other day on a govern1
inrnt mission. She I president of
the Supremo Tribunal of Shanghai
! and Is trying to footer friendship
between the N.iiikluc Roveriunout
anil Kuropean countrloK (At one
lime Mile. Tehrnc Is said to havo
carried homlit for the Nationalist
government in China.
BY KLAN FOR
FIGHT ON AL
IVstinioiiv Given To
WASHINGTON. May 31. 0?)
Testimony that tho Kit Klux Klan
had paid Senator Hefllu demo-
erut of Alaliauia Implacable foo
of Oovemor Snilth's presidential
candidacy for speechen In arlous
states wat given todov bv Wil-
liam Zuiiimbriinn. ueneral counsel
for the organization yofore the
senntf prHldentlal campalen com-
mittee. . - f - - -
Lands At Weems
PITTSnUltOH. May 31. ?)
The United Statos army balloon
No. One tint last of the bags en-
tered In the national elimination
balloon race wub reported to have
landed at Weems. Virginia this
Gets In Dutch
MRXICO CITY. May 31. MO
General Joso Alvarez chief of
staff to President Colles has
been tlUtnlsnud from the post on
charges of having betrayed the
president's confidence b smug-
gling largo shipments of silks In-
to Mexico under the protection
of the Colics name The affair
has caused a sensation.
Jolly Boys Play
For Lions Friday
Clark Wynn's Jolly Hoys will
he featured at the Lions Club
luncheon Friday at noon accord-
ing to announcement fr0m Hugo
Plath. In charge of the pro-
gram. Several featuro nil in bo r
are being arranged by tho or-
chestra and a "red hot" musical
program Is promised.
Mrs. J. E Swnnson at the
"Y" announced today that she
would serve a fried chicken din-
ner to the group.
STIIKKT CAIl IIKAHSK
OUAYAQtflL Ecuador. MV-
Mule drawn street cars are usod
for funornl processions In ths
city. Tho bdy Is caroled In an
j.mfvvtnlh' nnnoiriiivtnfl linn caA.sn
and the mournora trail behind
In street cars rented to them for
Norlh Ward Parent -Teachers Sponsor '
Play By Children's Little Theatre!
Tin- North Ward Parent-Teach- her beautiful manners win for1
sodntlon will sponsor the
. ...1 t.iudiietlon of the "'till
u.te 1 utl TIippUt which will
iti-niiHil a" the hlfth school
j i 1 1 0 t I in ililx evening nt
v 1 mult 1 Hit- dir. rtlmi of !fffl
I. lIU.l Mclxilllll'V
iui ilflisMful Hi 1 If phivn have
! ui.irt'il fir presentation v
tin citli'l niton .1 dramatization
11 1 lanfi'i I tod k ("inn llurnetl's
little I'llnri-h." which 1h given
iir-iti.b a m"UI arrange inent
will the Wallet II lluknr Com-
I tn. nnil ' RuUerfl) Wings'' liy
I) .e I'llCe
Tiif scene of "The I.lttlp I'rln-
cvHt Is n girl's pippartttory
I - Imol tn Km IhhI. TI10 borolnf
Is Sarah Cti-v. wIiohp frtthi-r H
an urniv officer mutloncil In lu-
dtn Hf ' places his little daiiKbtor
In the prepainlory firliool. where
PLANNED AT Yl
15 iI ( n Eliil.k'
Plans for the organisation of
nn Aqimtle Club nre under way
at the V this week with arrange-
ment to be completed and of-
ficers elected at an early date
nccordlnc to P N Hlclti. physic-
al director. There will be ap
proximately 1G men eligible for
membership on account of hold-
Inp life Rnvlnr; certlflcateq and
othets will loin ns the testa are
p!isod Mr. Hicks sad.
I' Is planned to hold weekly
meollnt.it nn.l in alinlv rw.tv i.
veloitmrnts in nountlc sporln with!
Particular nlieutlon given to now
swimming strokes nnd life saylni;
methndn The club will bucome
nee of the most significant fea
lures of Y orvnnlrntion nnd will
drnw much attention both local-
ly end In Y nrBnn7atlons of
other towns. It Is believed. Thore
nre revernl such clubs In the
state but this Is the first to be
consldored for Brpckenrldge Mr.
The Initial unit will be com-
posed of present life saving ex-
amining board with the following
'tiibern' W G. Clegg H. L
Teogerstrom. Mrs. Hicks. Jlmmv
Coibj. Jack Doyle and "Doc"
Snyder. Seven candidates for
life saving certificates from the
Notional organization who have
only one more hour of Insti no-
tion lo either obtain their first
certificate or lo renew the pnst
vear' are: Winter Wood It. H.
Van Klphen. Iterlnnld Seller J.
Cosby Georgu Rhodes. A. R.
Sloan and Donald I'nrdiie.
P. E. Shotwell. athletic coach
at Junior hlih passed his exam-
ination entitling him to a re-
newal certificate at the Y Wed-
nesday evening before 1 tho fol-
lowing members of the board:
W (1. Clegc. H. h. Toegerstrom.
and Mr. Hcks. Mr. Shotwell
paused tho tests last year but
examination must be held each
year to keep the certificate Mr.
It h expected that several ad-
ditional applicants for ltfo sav-
ing courses will register during
PITTSRCROH. May 31. (ffi)
Two balloonists were killed by
lightening in the national elimi-
nation race yesterday and sever-
al others were Injured. Those
who met death were Lieut. Paul
Evert idiot of the army No. 3
of Langley Field. Va.. and Walter
Morton nf Akron Ohio aide lo
Ward Vnnorman pilot for Good-
year. Coolidge Chooses
WASHINGTON May 31. 0P
President Coolldgo has selected a
summer white house on the Ilrule
river 30 miles from Superior
Wisconsin. The prosldent accept-
ed the offer of Henry Pierce to
occupy Cedar Island Lodge sit-
uated 12 hours from Chicago
The prosldent as yet has not
decided the .exact dates for his
I departure bit .Iuwas said that he
woulu leave Washington as' soon
ns possible after Juno 11
her tho title "Utile Prlpcoss'
UlllOnK HIT HWIUIUl Kill's. uiir 1
I ..!...! l.. IL I. II..
tliere Mi ran inner inseH nit
fortune and she hns to perform
the dutltm of a Heiuint. The
workltiR out of thltt unbapp sl(-
uattnti form a plot filled with
suspense and luterent
"lliitierfl Wlll!S' Is the tor
of the fairy iiiefn who had a
liuue iiumhei of butterfllet lilll-
ed that her dniiKhtPr'n eddlnt!
Kowu mlRlit be innite of butler
fl whtRt and the roveiiKP eou-
eplred hj the biitti'rflles and the
The public Is eordlall) uriied lo
utteiul thin perforiiinneo ami mi-
Jo the accomplishment of I lie
Children's Theater. Tickets for
the program are on tnlf at Ifi
20 and :tfi centM.
Gar Stealinr rVo 13c'afpr tno i'i)ariur waii "at v-
Two boys giving their names as
Garland Hart and Jim Smith
were placed under arre9t Wed-
nesday night when apprehended
In the act of examining cars
parked at the Baptist church for
the purpose of either stealing or
stripping any that could bo mov-
ed according to report from
Sheriff H. C. Thornton Thursday
Offlcern had been stationed
near the church duo to several
complaint of theft dllllniC till
wpp' nnd nHor watching the
two Iiovm examine flrnt ime eAr I
und thiin another In an attempt I
to make away with them they1
made arrests and placed them In !
parts evidently stolen In former i" ' ' ' "IV ' -
marauding e.vpe.lltlons were ' 'fln " ' '" r "hn" ! th-J ot .
found in a car claimed by lbo:EI'?
boys and are In keeping at Sher
iff Thornton's office. Close sur-
velllance will bo made at the
church and places were groups
d to iireven
it wan ai?i
or cars are parke
Residents In the northwest sec-
Hon of the city arc notified by
the city sanitary department that
the old I.akeview pond which
has been drained recently Is be-1
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i..-i men ui.iinru irtriiuj- ue-
ng thoroughly fumigated and
deodorized according to I. I
Hlntnn. snnltarv eiielnp.r
"Home owners In this section1 v'- S- Cooper secretary of the
are asked to please be patient! chnmbor of commerce returned
until the disinfecting agents havo Thursday morning from Kort
absorbed all stale water and the!01"'" whore he had been lit'.ron-
nnnl nut In fi imnllnn- xnn.lltlnn ferenCO With lcndem nf (lie TtrJfel
Mr. Hlnton said. This pond 0fToNnH Chamber of Commerce
water has been a Bourco of somel ?"'nt ou matters pertaining
trouble for some time and Is
being thoroughly cleaned and
dried nut It was snld.
rry rtj . ry -
lO VliaiL L I'lCl ay
AUSTIN May 31. fW Gover-
nor Moody today declined to re-
prieve Lawrence Davenport sen-
tenced to be electrocuted Friday
but grafted Juan Flores schod -
uled to die at the same lime a
CO day stay. Flores was allowed
additional time because a woman
witness has repudiated her te-
TIDAL WAVE CLAIMS
TOKYO. May 31. W-Ncwi.
paper dispatches from Sapporo According to information from
sa that 400 flsheri'ion are miss- Rreckenrldge delegates to attend
ing und ure believed to have the convention practically all of
dro?ned In a tidal wave which ( the group will go lu cars and a
destroyed n fishing fleet at caravan tour may bo out of the
Sarubtitsu on the northeast coast' trip. Mr. Cooper sold. Other ar-
of the Island Honkatdo 1 raugements fur program features
" from Rreckenrldge are under waj
CONFESSED KIDNAPPER bBt "ol ready for announcement
Pi.rcAnc mot HTTTTrvn y'- v learneu.
TOLEDO. May 31. (RChnrles
Hoppe 26 confessed kidnaper
ond. slayer of 7-year-old bnrathy
Sklagowskl. pleaded not gultty to
a charge of first decree murder
when arraigned today Tho pris-
oner waived preliminary examl-
I nation and was held to the
I county grand Jury.
On ir ni
n iL U
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v .- inn ii I
l)ll ZmOU lMlle I
OAKLAND Cat. May fll. (Pi
Tho Southein f!ross hopped off
from the municipal nlrpoit here
at S:M this iiioiuIiik 011 11 2100
mile non-slop flight to Houiri'JIu.
Thf til-motoied rokker man-
oplane carried a crew of two
Austinllnus and two Ametlcaus
Cant. Chnrles Klusford Smith
commander: Capt. C. T. 1'lin
cu-pllot; James Warner radio
operator and l.lout. Harry I.yon
navigator. Warner and I.jon are
This flight Is the first leg of
78$. mile flight to Australia.
flicrn are expected to arrive
lonolulu within 2H hours. A
radio message front the plane to
tlin Xuafirlfilnil Pr.iad Ihrn.. Iirilird
ervtuniK was line.
1.1 ro was increase
TY Hear Matthew:
Great crowiln continue to hear
Rev. Harlan J. Matthews at the
revival meeting belnp conducted
by tho Plrst Tlaptht church. The
Interest on thp part of tho church
members Is Increasing with every
service nnd much personal work
Is belnr done. Six persons re-
sponded to the Invitation extend-
ed lant night making seven ad-
ditions lo the church during the
Hov. .Matthews spoke last n ght
on Fruitless Fishing." taking
M ":t Jb 21:3. "and that
"ct l10 caught nothing." Tho
illbdples he snld. had broken
Ihelr engagement with Josim
when Peler announced )im inten-
sliding." Rev. Mntthews nnhl.
"camo In for It's rebuke These
disciples had gone back to tholr
old business and had flnlshoU nil
'JlKlt wloul Cfttcllln anything
J0BUS 81U" tMn nnollior chanco
Sonices are being conducted
each da at 10 a. m. and 8 p. m.
and the public Is Invited to come
out and heat hoiup forcerui Hor-
tuons nnd good singing. Tho sub-
ject for thin evening Is "The
Sin of Carelessness."
Cooper Tn Ft. Worth
L1 01' nlVelv (. nf C
n. iv v.. Ul I.
to Rrerkenrldgo representation at
tho meeting and other business.
Mr. Cooper reported much nc-
tlvlty and enthusiasm In Fort
Worth concerning gconventon
fentlvititw and prodlcted a high-
i nuti ioi ui ucieuraiion.
I Mr. Cooper mude arrangements
I for headquarters and housing fa
cilities for the local delegation
which Is expected to exceed GOO
persons. Thoy will be attended
by the Ruckaron band official
musical organization to represent
. Ilrecknnrlilen nt the pnnvnminn
( and will havo headquarters at
' the KeRey Jewelry Store SOfi
t Main according to arrangements
completed Wednesday Mr Coop
er snld Thursday that this was
considered a very good location
as It Is Just across the street
from the Te.xns hotel where the
greater part or convention nctlvi-
tiM wlli ..
SriMMiY CO. VS. HA.VI.O.V
An indoor baseball uintch be-
twcen the Texas Tool and Supply
company and the Hartlon teams
is scheduled for 7I301 o'clock at
the. Y-tonight. W GvClogg will
head tho Texas team und Otto
Poters has been named chief of
( the Hanlon corps.
Action As To Railroad Controversy i
iLxpeeted boon bays (. C. Presirlent
Settlement of controversy con-
cerning an Intercnangp trncl: bi.-
tween rail linen of the Wichita
Pall Southern mid the Texas
and Pacific railways nt lireckctc
ridge will be reached out ol
court nccon iir to progress of
noiotiniioiu now linnet way.
Chan. H. Urown president of ttio
Chamber of Commerce said
court nccordlna to prog tew of
Definite action In expected
within the coming month and
ma be completed lu the Im-
mediate future affording a long
heeded out In Height distances
among towns and territory
Hearing before the Interstate
Commerce Commission nt Wash
ItiKton was to he set 011 Jul) 1
If iiinlcablo agreement was not
reached between the two com
panics and settlement In beltih
consummated to prevent the ne-
cessity for 11 hearing Mr. Ilrown
FOR USE HERE
Magnolia Donat es
"Please Ihrow trash In the
brlaht green cann."
This notice Is riven In ad-
vance hv the city police depart-
ment tho cltv sanitary depart-
ment the city commissioners
and the Mngnolla Petroleum
company of Rreckenrtdge. n
temporary corporation orgnnlrei!
to offer adoouato "ontalners for
trash on cltv streets. It was
Due to the fact that the pres-
ent conlnlnerii are very light and
J blow about In ense of high
vvinus. the sanituiv tieiiarimeni
accepted the gift of 2 oil drums
from the oil eomnanv. uornuntloil
the police department to furnish
prisoner inbor In cut the tops
and affix neat lids and talked
cltv officials out of several raits
of gio. -ii nalnt Tor decoration an
The new containers will be
placed w'hin the week. It was
To Play At Park
Rreckenrldee rogplonts wishing
to hear the Rueknron band's con-
lust number to bo plnyod lu the
West To.xns Chamber of "'n-
tnorce competition at Fort Worth
will havo i he ooportunltj nt a
band concert to be nlveii bv tho
band nt Lions Park nt 8 o'clock
Thursdny evening. This announce-
ment was mad today by "Pop"
Fn set' director.
The contost selection In Cnrl
Fisher's nrraiiReinont of The
Caliph of Ilagdad overturo and Is
exoected to offer ono of the best
numbers In the competition If
not tbo be3t nnd prize winning
The Thursday evening concert
will feature popular numbers In
ndditlon to tho overture Mr.
T-T..iit "Rw- 1?a
J-leJp 151g I1 l&l
yf Jjsh FeStive
A fish fry on the river was
onjoved Wednesday by a group
of 'lucky flshormen and their
wives with Rill Morrison and T
I. Rer named as tho besi Isaac
Wallnus of the group according
to Information received Thurs-
day morning. Mr. Morrison and
Mr. Dyer spent Tuesday night on
the rlvur catching enough for a
"whale of n fry" Wednesday
when tho following were present:
Mr and Mrs. E. L. Mouth. T.
I Dyer nnd family Mrs. W. H.
Morrison. Mr. Morrison return-
ed to the rlvnr for about two
hour j Wednesday afternoon to
enjoy the meul.
Phlilnc panlen are "taking
the town" nceordlng to roports
received by The American of suc-
cessful ventures along Stephens
county croek banks nnd the river
The following spent" Wednesday
afternoon nnd night1 nn tho river
wltltiphonontlnal -success In tholr
eatoh: Av .J.. Morgan C. E. par
vis Ed Iiaqcurt and J-K. Gran-
Tho Dreckonrldgf Chamber of
Cominorce has ncted as medlatoi
for the tw 1 companies In reaching
some understanding 011 the mat
ter of a track connecting the two
lines here nnd all negotiations
have b(icn of a co-oporutivo na-
ture. It was loarucd. Suit for a
hearing was filed by this organi-
zation in order to accelerate ac-
tion In the case.
Distances between some ship-
ping points will be reduced al-
most fid pur cent and luatetlal
favingn accrue to nhlppers over
theso two lines bv he new nr
ratiKeiueiit. V. S. Cooper secre-
tary of the Chamber of Coin-
iiierci- explulned. The mutter
has been under consideration for
several vents hen nnd final (
ut.ret.moni win ueneui tne en-
tire territory to a gieat extont.
II Is believed.
HAVE GAY TIME
Busy Days For The
rirst week session of Ruck-
.aron camp Is under full- sway
with 2ii boys in attendance and
nil sending In enthusiastic re-
ports of fine times according to
information received nt thp Y
Thursday morning. Letters to
Parents official notices to W. M.
Morrison and statements of vis-
itors to the camo nil concur In
the declaration of the boat camp
of any yet held.
The tlny'H schedule opens at
R 30 o'clock with reveille ami
sotting up exercises with a
'""ning uio in llie "sv nnmillg
hole" and flag raising ceromon
lei bofore breakfast nt 7:30
o'clock. Various activities n In-
struction and entertainment fill
the dev until S o'clock lu tho
evening when the entire grnun
gather around a camp fire for
stories nnd games until 9.1 li
when evory bnv goes to bod Mr.
According to reports sent In
to The American from the camp
ter. the "Mohawks" ri:
fcated tho "Apaches" In a gamo
of baseball on Tuesday and In-
spection flag was awarded to
the tent of tlw Apacho.s Visitors
ror the dav wore .lav Surver.
T. D. Humpklns nnd Robby
Woods and the evening was de-
voted to paper knifo making.
The chief evont of Monday's
schedule following the boy
arrival at camp about 10 o'clock
was tho arrival of a truck with
soda pop. chewing gum und
other delicacies which are not
allowed In jront nunntltleu but
nre grontly appreciated accord-
ing to tho reporter. Fishing oc-
cupied most of the afternoon
but few were caught on tbo first
day out. It was learned. The
dav ended by the camp flro and
Friday will be "water day" at
camp according to announce-
ment from tho Y offlco. with F.
N. Iltulis physical dlrootor nt
the Y In charge. A wntor carnl-
vi. I u-lll font nre Hut orotrrsin
wt" co contosts and diving
I'MIIIIIHUIIB .11 1 llllfcuu .in. uivita
Parents and friends wishing
to visit the camp on Sunday may
tuko luneh with tho boys by
placing an advance uotlco and
paying the regular price of 75
conts n plate. I. E. Jolly camp
director announced. Mull to tho
boys may be nont to Cnddo
Texas caro Camp Rucknroo. Tho
wnp Is lonatotl soven miles
north of Caddo on Caddo creek
and directions are well mnrkod
tiloug the load.
River Wont Run
Under New Bridge
TRMJII.IO. Porn. iPv Ry the
road from here to Salaverry. the
nearest port stands a costly con-
crete bridge spanning ilrj
The bridge was built lo cross
a river but no sooner bid the
bridge been completed tlnn tho
river changed Its course it now
flows about a mile north of tho
bridge but the Inhabitants of
'tbo " region ' o.re optimistic and
hbbo' that Hamo 'day thtt river
; i change back to ila old
' course and thus make the bridge
BY GRAND JURY
Coneentrat inr On
Eight arrests on bootlegging
charges hne been made by Sher-
iff 11 c Thornton on the list
of 22 Indlctmentfl totiiined by
the rrnnd Juiy Monday after-
noon and seven or more arrestn
on sltnllni-. oliatKOH art) to be
nuide today and tomorrow It
was lenrnod Thursday.
D I). Shaw ntul George Cox
already under Indictment vvern
found with a supply of whiskey
beer and mash wheji officers
went to place them under arrest
vestetday and will answer a sec-
ond charge In addition to their
Indictment bill. Sheriff Thorn-
ton said. This charge was filed
in Justice of the Peace J. W.
Castlenian's court Wednesday af-
ternoon and hoili men nre in tho
coiintv Jail today.
Tho sheriffs department lit
concentrating on ollmliiatlng a
bootlegging ring that has Invaded fJ
UtnitliAit Antihlv In lninrt ntmi
:... i11Pi. hn nnst few months.
and It It believed the territory
will be fairly cleared of stills
( within a few weeks Sheriff;
Thornton said. Tho greater num-
bor of law .violators are. bolng
found In the southern part of tho
county whore moat of Wednes-
day'.! arresto were made It wan
"It Is our intontlon to offer
ihe public n little peace from .
haviiih bootleg whiskey ho much
(li fviddice and we itio exertliiK
every effort to thoroughly clean
them out" the sheriff said
Thursday morning. "Prosecution
of offuiidern l.t going to be good
and hard ami several penitenti
al) terms will belli lu keeptn '
the other bootleggets out of thtj(
district ' lie dcclnted.
District Attorney L. H. Welch
securo1 two ono-yoar terms on a
tianspoitailon of whiskey Indict-
ment during the last week of:
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criminal docket court mid It Is
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ier penalties will be asked lu tho .
coming term sinning Juno i.
when soveial bootlegglpg caes
will come up.
Those placed under arrest and
Incarcerated in tho county Jail
this week on sale of whiskey
chargOM are: Marvin I'qwom i
Jack Faublun Collie Jackson J.
W. Cox D. D. Shaw Nolll Ramos
D. W.'Rlanton. Georgo Cox. '
Tho largest numbor of prison-
ers over bold in tho county Jail
sluce Sheriff II. C. Thornton took
office is to be found on tho third
floor of the courthouse toduv.
Thirty-five Is the numbor and
there will be more during tho
Inttor psrt of ihe vveok Suorlfr;
Most of the prisoners are held
on charges of bootlegging
Honor Miss Martin
With Slumber Party!
Miss Yottu Rollo nyers wan
hostoss to u slumbor party Wed-
nesday night honoring Miss Ellz-
aboth Martin who Is soon to
move to Fort Worth with hor
lather and mother Mr. and Mrs
A. F. Martin The group of young
ladles wore entortnlned until tho
oniiy hours ol the morning with
rofioshinoiits seivod at 12 o'clock
and all repotted tho best tlino
of tho season at tho party.
Thoso present woro: Roberta
and Adellno tiianoy Rosomary
McCuuloy Rachol R. McDonald."
and Elizabeth Martin. Each;
brought gifts of romeinhrance t9
Ollekmnn's Dvnnmoes won the r-
fifth consecutive victory yeste -day
afternoon when they dofea -d
the Magrolln nlno S to 1 o)i
(he Mngnolln diamond two and
'i.half n Res south of town'.
Hodges oeeiijiled the mound for
the MagKles during most of tlio
game 'f ollWUiu yiilMila wl6
startod (Ho futcotlnwr.
Tho' Di'imiho battfery1 wrts com-
posed or A'ko'nntl Lo Masters.
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Adair, A. Garland. The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 181, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 31, 1928, newspaper, May 31, 1928; Breckenridge, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth69978/m1/1/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.