The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 28, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 2, 1930 Page: 1 of 4
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lUM.II". BOVK GAIN..
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BIG SEA RACE
Third Attempt To Slow Up
Ship Building To Be
Made By U. S.
(IP) As the ne year op--n-
.the world is nbout to wit-
ness tlu third attempt by the
I nited States within a dernde
to stop the naval race of the
ch it i powers.
One v-eek from today Secre-
t.u v ol State St imaon headintr
the American delegation to
the London Anns eonforenc;.
.iih on the C.eorjre Washinjr-
toti vhtth rarrled Woodrow
mi. t the Paris pence mn-
Wilson's mli"ion wis to Imnit
ro nr rtent peac to wr "or"
w.i 1.1 .1) the hisn of tli - fourteen
po.r.t T mission which thi fr.lt-
r.l Suncr now undertaken 1b to
pievjnt anothar uoh danperoua
ni-l race a that btwen Great
Tlritft'n and Germany which led to
lh World War
In 1P21. th United State? called
'be VwhlnBton Anna Conforrnco
inrd f sited the otbrr four lending
naval nowets to Join in limiting
ther navies France Inaiated upon
si.ch u heavv submarine fleet that
I.i tiin refn ed to limit her omli-
o. innistint: 'hey were noceaanry
Tl-e result wa that battloahlp
'lei is were reduced anu iuniieii
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The ronffn "i. bejj.ns late In Jami-
Accen1' V or (Vet
CWPIAN Tex Jn. ?. (U.m-
Inoti ct Judye IS. J. Pickens ne-
.enteii thi lur' verd'et of 'not
ii'l'v" In th- r of Karl C.
Sort i chatL'-'l with Mae murder
i' Mr Br-pi"- H Turner of Ror-
f i on Aor 1 IS m'Y theaa word-
Oentienv "i ' will accept the
vrrd.ct hut if there waa self de-
fense in Myim rase there will never
. i nrtr'ti committed in Hemp-
Th" lf defenw nlaa wna based
or tetlmonv of Seott and bin w'fo
hit nrlor to the shooting; Sim
Turner rearhed to the 'pocket of
her cur apparently to lraw a gin
u ninr'Mi ihtiiict
ATTOflNISVS QUIT .lOMS
WV.SHINOTOV. Jan. 2. tUP
- wive Itpited gtsytea dlntrkt altnr-
t have either raigned or been
d'tiuKiMl front government er-
v'ee ainee laat March Ion reeuli
of n natton-wlde iturvey conduetel
.v the JuKllee Prarlmant Attor-
niv General Mitch til announced
r(NPlSGATm. AUTOS KXI3HT
HIIOM PAVING LICENSE FKFS
HOUSTON Jan. 2. dim-Eight
Houalonlnns found thommlvea tx-
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empt touay irom Duyrng ihh uccn
aea for the auto which they have
driven In 1020.
( 'ourjrenfiiti cm Lee
CongreMman n. Q. Lcc wa . m
F'.rcckenil.lKP Wodne.day for sn
rial hour-i i 'inferring with the
ftileral building commit tor. of thr
t .iral c'h.iirthoi of Coriiinorep
Mi I .re :iriiiil in Hr ck. nridi;r
fii.ni Mlneial WelU. he 'n nmkiiiK
i Mslt of the diffpriTit tnm in
thi-. distiirt. number 17. which he
lepti'.int! in Congress F'roni
KieikeniidKe. he left for Albany
Mr Iee intend to h-nve Situid'iv
nigh; fni Wushingon to be ieseiit
for the npenint; of Congiess which
convenes Momliy January 8th
ACT OF MEX.
Jo r rvU 1 ho 1 hD
Senator Tom Connolly Says
Laredo Situation Is
MAULIN Tex . Jan Z U R U. S
received no reply to the telegram I
he sent yesterday to Secretary of
State SUroson urging that a protest
be made to Mexico for closing the
The wire intimated In no uncer-
tain allusion that the closing in-
volved an "International affront to
the American people.'' Sen. Con-
nally said It was sent after officials
and business Interests nt Laredo
had appealed to him.
It read in pait: "I stiongly uige
iou "n ovnaii oi uiu government
tt Dm llnlltul Clolllu lr.lnK.A.n nn.l
. .vo i..n..tii. d.iu
thev wlah- nKc repreaonialion to mo Mexl-
nrovrnm bv caxl government in protest against
i iwjii mr runaumif m.u urge uiai
Ule -'laxicnn government rerrntn
rrom cioaing me oustonit" nouao.
"The State Department baa re
ptedly roteate-d to tho Mexican
government regarding acta of that
government which relate to busl-
neaa and affairs of American citi-
zens. They (Laredo citizens) ute
Amer.ean cilizena and 4iie er. titled
to the p.otectlon of Uio govern-
Ir rr... r '"" " ""i ao u" lu IIUJ
lie' Wild IJilStrtUt ticket on Patricia Marian ex-
. ' pressing doubts of the move aa he
I SWISETWATBIt. Jan. 2 (U.RV-
1 1 1 ivi Hera on the atate highway b-
'tween Sweetwater and Big Spring
ivero crowded Into ditches toduy in
their wild efforta to oaonpe being
struck by a ear canylng two
thievea that was going S5 mllea' an
h ur In an effort to lose a purvuing
I motorcycle patrolman.
Tho two men had stolen a liand-
h.iK containing $lUt worth of cloth-
li.g and JewelL from the car of IL
O Wooffhi Hnxr County deputy
sheriff The pair were captured at
Big Spring where Sheriff Jew
Sluughtar. Howard county had
b'oalted the highway.
Officers nt Colorado were forced
to jump Into the crock whon they
at'eirpted to block the robbers'
way on a amall bridge.
-LOVII IS IIU.MIUIG" ItKADS
l)EU YOUTH'S NOTK
NEW YORK. Jan 2. U.R Ralph
Lundgrem 22 arlectexl the first
day of the new year as his last on
... committed suicide by gas at
tl e home of his brother-in-law Eric
Larson in Brooklyn after writing
"Krlc: Don't believe In love
love Is the humbug."
The yciiJ was said to have been
in love with a girl named "Ann."
whove identity Is a mystery to the
Negotiations with Fort Worth
nfr vnthuslasts rind aviators
makes It appear that Earl Ak-
in local gilder expert will bo
able to make his proposud long
dlitonco flight behind an air-
plane from here to Miami
Florida on the 12th of this
month according to W. H. Ben-
rmtt who accompanied Akin to
Fort Worth yesterday to enlist
Uio aid of leading alrmlnded
citizen and aviators of that
Akln's desire Is to be towed
behind a plane from Brcckcn-
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j Akin May Get Chance to DemonstraLc His Abilily As ExperL Glider Flier
Woman Killed And Seven
Injured When Package
WASHINGTON Jan. 2 iUP'
seareh was being continued h
Mnrj-lnnd and Dntrict po.ii-. 'n.ln
for clues which mijjht reveal o-1 T n
of the mystetiou.s bomb wl'ic
scattered dfath and i.ijuiy n i
Sent Pleasant Md home near h i e
TK. bomb wrapped n a Lift
sri r.rcsW' an '
Mts. Nora Hall mother of Mrs
Brady lost the sight of one eyi
and was otherwise Injured Mr-
Margaret liromlvy. SG. srnndmo.h-
nh 1a 1. 1... II. I
... . ... kiuU3 uuou.i.o.i iinmi
shock hour Hall children. Lelie. j
13 Thomiw 8; Sam 10 months and
Dorothy 4 months Wtre Injtued. t
Stowait Calneal 15 a neighbor lad '
was slightly cut by fragments.
The package was deliwrcd by an
"nk"own fiesaenger to the homo
of Mrs. John Buckley directly
across tho street from the Hall
home on New Year's eve due to an
Mrs. Buckley sent it to Mts
Biady yesterday morning by Leslie
"wembe ofX'Vnmuy gathe.ed
In the tiny kitchvn to watch the
r a1 l!e'ia!echttmaspgmaBe
The explosion tore great holes in
the walla of the room which It
wreckvd almost completely. Its de-
tonation was heard a mile away.
Refuses To Believe
He Won Fortune
KANSAS CITY. Mo Jan. 2. (U.P)
- -Pnt Sullivan city hall carpenter
today clung stubbornly to a belief
that the only certain ptoflt.s come
fini labor desjilto the possession
of a $1 tacing ticket which he was
told had bet. urn- worth $30000
fulliv.in aused momontatily in
I I J Hirtnlr u.illnnll lolr.l ii rwt- t r liiix
"never won anything in his life."
Word from New Orleans that
Patricia galloped home winner by
n. head in the Now Ycnr'a handicap
there tmd his stub had become n
fortune was received with skepti-
cism by Sullivan.
"I 11 stick to my cnrpentetlnB ev-
en 'f it turns out to be true" he
aald ' Wo don't know much about
thin thing except what we read.
I've been making my bread and but-
ter by work too long to put much
faitli In these stories about big
Dies At El Paso
. EL PASO Tex.. Jan. 2. 'U.R-
i Thu colorful career of John W.
Eubanks 75. pioneer railroad sur-
veyor In Texas was ended yester-
day when a cfrebral hemorage
caused his doath.
Half n century ago Eubanks sur-
veyed the route of the Texas &
Pacific through west Texas. He
drovo a wagon Into Arizona for
his surveying his funds wore ex-
hausted and ho had to sell his
niulea to finance a return to Texas.
Surviving are a daughter Mrs.
Ballard Coldwell; i brother G. H.
Eubanks of Port Arthur; a hlstrr.
Mrs. W E
Downing of Hunting-
' ton. Tenn
tidgo to th-j Nationil Aeronau-
tical Meet to be held at Miami
January 12th and 13th. It was
necessary to Interest Fort
Worthlans in the venture as no
piano or pilot are a"nlliblo
hero. Akin who Is one of the
South's foremost gllder'expnrts.
believes he can be successful!)
towed behind a piano the antlr
distance. He recently demon-
strated his ability as a filer as
well as a builder of gliders in
maklns a tuccessf ul flight
from Brsckenrldge to Banger
behind a plane.
Where IfiT Verc Orphaned
Dni nuuu.cl .i t ti.
a bll.ilk UI1(1 tjJll . h:l
n0Wll )lti.. Ubbtd Uiem . -
xh.s pic'uro sIioa .'ti"r. !
tnouth ot Uio alufi .t i i n.
hg Year Old Pioneer Vo-1
! vm Dies Wednesday !
Funeral servuvs for Mrs. Mattle
Connally 78 years of age were
held today at one p m from the
homo of her daughter Mrs. J. M
Bullou at the Lone Star Gaa Co
tvo miles cast of Br. client idge.
The body was Intcired In be Mo-
ran cemetery at three o'clock fol-
lowing the services at the re.il-
dvnee; the ltev Itohs Smith pis
tor of the Piist Baptist church
conducted the funeial servic s
Mrs. Connally died Wednesday at
.three p. m. at the home of hi r
daughtei Mis. IJufkin.
She is an old plonter K-ident f
Stephens County having spent al-
most half of her life In the vltlr.it y
around Albany nnd Moran
The deceased is survived by her
husbifnd Dave iConnally and five
children; Mrs. J. M. Bufkin K. E.
Connally Bi'ockenrldge; Mrs. Em-
ma Mitchell Mrs. Mary Alferd
Loronn; C. W. Connally Lomltn
Calif. nlao 10 grandchildren and
In Public Library
OMAHA Jan. 2 (U.PJ Frank
Collins C4. who says his last legal
rosldonce was Austin Texas wa-s
arrested hete lost night whilo at-
tempting to stool ait treasures and
manuscript and coin collections
valued at more than $50000 from
Omaha public library.
Colllnn was captured whon a bur-
glar alarm which he supposed he
had "fixed" went off summoning
THEATItE MGK. ARKJteTKI)
PAISLEY Scotland Jan 2. (U.R
Charles Dorward manager of the
Glen Cinema Theater was arrest-
ed toduyScharged with culpable
homicide Seventy children losi
their lives during a anic caused by
a sl'gbt fire in the theater on New
Bennett aald today that only
one obstacle stood in the way
of Akin'a propmed flight to
Miami. Pilots with whom Akin
and Bennett conferred yester-
day tiro Bomewhat afraid that
Al'.ln will bo uruiblo to make a
safe cutaway from thMr plane
whon he starts to land. Akin
Is prepared to demonstrate that
ho can safely do this. Otherwise
Fort Worth pilots are anxloai
to do tho stunt with Akin. A
definite an3wcr from the Fort
Worthians was expected some
C. I Til HW t mi f M Vr .&jr.-' tJiSKy -Jet- -mrTil tMtl Vryv- fifi 1- -airi nn-.-
"-SSSSBk. .J JfIS5Ml
TT m i t jf a I
'or naval ivOnraD
mil li . n i.i M li ii nn i .
i n vai - i ' -ilo k i . i f n i .
u i ii 1 ' i 111 I 1 'i .'ml i
i i i i pf : u .'- in p m -
ii i tin. i.i. hi In . 1 luo than
M. E. Daniel To Succeed W.
G. Clegg Pres.
Tht) Bieckentidge Linns Club
will hold its fit t regular mee'Jng
tomorrow since before Christmas.
Friday'. mieting will mark the
beginning of a new six month per-
io I for the club. New officers will
be Installed at thu time M. IS.
D.tniel vill lie Installed as presi-
dent siueeeding W. G. CUgg Oth-
er officers and directors will take
Tho program committee In
ciiarge ot I'luonow's meeting uig-
e iviiy I .ion to be presmt as u
luily program lias been arranged
MAN ON TIUAL FOlt LIPH
CHICAGO Jan 2. (U.P.) Samuel
Howard Do-1 ac?u d or the rnurd-
ei of his sweetheart b husband
went te tiiol today foi his life des-
pite al' effotts ot his attorney to
delay tht proceedings.
Dorr was brought Into court with
Mrs. lienev.eve O'Ruin the blond
wife who tried to shield him by
shouldering the responsibility for
'he inui'dii ot her motormnn-clty
cleilt hu.'.band Mu Doir soon to
bi come i mothe. Mobbed through-
out thi pi.l.minaiy ptoeeedlngB
i ml appeared lo be near eollnpso.
COW IS -OIUCE OF SEPTIC
souk TiiitOivr i:i'inr.Mic
MADISON. '.Vis Jan. 2. (U.P.)--An
epldemh of i-ptlc sore throats
which wiu ii'i'.lrectly rerDonsiblo for
six deaths was traced by state
health wo. i.i r- today to the mill; of
Th.- cow one of "tany in a dairv
herd will bo slaughtered.
Moro nan .M0 cases of epdc
sore thraat were discovered and lo-
cal bla'c mat unlvcdty r' Va-
ci l'i H'lhori us fonit .ued to ti i'c
)t . -.OUlv"
UISWAItl) FUND FOB DOG
KIM.HK CLIMBS IKGIIEK
ST. LOUIS Mo Jan. 2. 't'.Ri A
reward fund for apprehension of
the person who sewed terrier's
mouth together forcing Hum in)
Society officers to kill the animal
to put It out of misery passed the
$3000 maik tod-ij.
If he makes the flight. Akin
will use a gilder built and de-
signed by himself Brtcken-
rldgv air enthusiasts are doing
all they can to promote the
fl'ght Breckenrldge would r..)
afforded mucvi pub iclty from
the stunt. '
A Germnn gilder expert who
will attend the air met Is said
to be planning a similar trip
from a point in Michigan.
Akln's flight would bo oven
moro spectacular than the German's.
Short Snappy and Interest-
ing One Arranged; Get
Ticket hy Friday Noon
i ii.tully airanged piogt.im
II be leeled off Friday
i mn the piogress of tire
t of Commerce "Bucknroo"
in. t honoring the 1020 high
.ol football champions nnd their
. o i h-. and parents of the players
hi in." n announced. Short i-nappy
md inti renting talks as announced
..ri rhi program. Insure the 300 or
i. oeii cit.yens who will attend
Mi. iftait that the time spent
.mind tins banquet table tomoi-
inv night will not be dull.
J D Sandefct Jr. past chamber
or ciimruerce president and forrrrcr
Simmo.is Unlveiiitv tootbnll star
v.. 11 dirett the baniuet activities as
us tonstmast. i Talks will be heard
'nui nun vho have followed the
i c ii high diooieia through many
hectic .seasons and who hnve the
I spirit of the game In their heart.
Those remarks will be short. Then
there are entertaining numbers
I many of which will be a surprise.
.Talks from Mrs. Bertls Magness
i and J. E. Thompson will explain
the inner feelings of parents who
have star offsprings playing on the
Cline prominent fln-
anciei and sportsman of Wichita
Fall will deliver the pilnclpal ad-
dreys Judge V. L. .Shut tlet t fam-
ous for his humorous yet inten-
sely interesting links will round
out the program.
Tlio barmuet will get under way
tomorrow vvcri.tig at 7 00. Decora
tlona are being plnX-jd li. the ' xr
gymnasium this afternoon uador
the direction of John Z. Martin. It
was announced today that those
who expected to attend the banquet
should make reservations by 12
o'clock Friday in order that ar-
rangements can be made to cue
for everyone. This banquet is open
to every citizen of Brvckenrldge.
I.ndles are especially Invited. It is
not restrictive other than irr the
matter of room brought about by
the fact that the banquet hall vvul
not svat moro than 350 people
The program Is as follows:
Invocation - Kov Leslie G.
"The Eyes or Texas ' - Pep
"Appreciation to the Team
E. L. Farmer.
"Appreciation to the Coaches
M. E. Daniels.
"Appi eolation to tho Superinten-
dent" - John V.. Martin.
"tumbles" Mia. Jo Wynn.
"A Mother's Football Viewpoint"
- Mrs. Bortis Magness.
"A Father's Football Viewpoint"
J E. Thompson.
' i ouch h hootball Viewpoint"
P. E. Shotwell.
"Football Manhood" The Hon
Walter D. Cline Wichita Falls
"Hlxlr Spots of the Season" -- V.
Orchestral numbers will be ten
der tat during the banquet by It. B.
DoBoeck and members of his trio
fnsemblo. He has nrranged a spec-
ial Buckaroo program which pro-
mises to bo heartily enjoyable. The
otogrsm will also include several
surprises to be furnished by the
Pigskin programs will be provid
ed every one attending the !mn-
quet; they will include the person-
oil of the 1020 Bucknroo football
squad and tho seaion's football re-
cord. Tho chambor of commerce com-
mittee in charge of the affair con
sists of John Z. Martin Jimmle
Brewster W. D. Hodges E. L.
Farmer Jesse B. Smith A. J.
Buchanan Elvin Tilton N. S. Hol
land and Bay B. Leach.
Plan Will Work
FORT WORTH Tex. Jan. 2. (UR)
-State Senator Julian C. Hycr a
member of the Texas Farm Com-
mittoo sees a very real nnd prac-
tical valuo to cotton farmers In
tho $30000000 co-opiraMvo corpora-
tion formed In Memphis lost week.
Ho bases his belief on the theory
that organization is the key of busl-
noss success and explains that in-
dividual farmors will be members
of local co-operatlvcs which will
In turn be affiliated with graduat-
ed organizations thus putting each
m connection with the higher body
BY DYING MEN
Aged Peace Officer Said
He Was Held Up
CONZAI.KS Tex. Jan 2
(IT) Authorities are puz-
zled over a double k. 1 tjr
which took place lien l.-
nijrhl in a dark alley
J S. 'late 7 I vett i n p . c
officer and old tiad din i.
died shortly aftei n tdn jrlit
and A. U. Stricklinjr 4o ii--puty
succumbed .several hrai.s
Inter from pistol wound- ie-
ceived in a .shoot:')": n ide
mysterious hy imiast nji
statement-- made h the rl im
Strickllng alarmed tl. nu
when he stnggered mortullj ad
1 ed from the alley wh.ih i in be
I hind the Dilworth Bank m 1 ll
ed "bank robbe s'" Th. w mi il
man directed offu r- to Mit
Watchman Tate who he d "'lied
had been killed In a pit" hed biU'.e
The vetoran of the trail-i who li
said to have had thro notches on
h!9 gun a1? the result of a fight with
cow thieves In the early days lay
on the ground conscious and with
his gun still In his hand when help
arrived soon after tho alarm w is
The old man told a different
.story. "Strickllng ordered mo to
stick 'em up." he gasped. "1 refin-
ed and he grabbed my hand and
.stat ted .shooting.
According to Tate' story lv plac-
ed live buli-jts In his attack' r is h"
lay on tho giourul with five wounds
In his body. Both men stuck to their
respective stoties until they died
Bath weie man led and lrad fiim.-
Willi Merit Of
1 8lh Amendment
'"ci:i'GTON Jan. 2. (U.R
Pf-c'dint Hoover's law nnforei
merit commission Is ndt concerned
with the merits of the Eighteenth
Amendment according to Senntoi
Jones Bepn Washington.
Thnt information qultolng thi
fears of Congressional drvs and
routing thi hopes of wets was ron
tained in a statement Issued lu-t
night by Jones who has been con
foiling with commission memboi
"I am glad to learn" he sn d
"that the commission Is iinnmmou
thnt the wisdom or unwisdom of
tho 18th Amendment Is not invoi
ved In their work; that it Is a part
of the Constitution and that the
function of the commission Is to
devise the best means possible foi
Jones made no mention of the
Volstead Act which carries ou the
18th Amendment by fixing the one-
half of one per cent alcoholic con
tent. His statement who accepted
h' r". however as dcflnltoly en ling
any possibility of tccommrndit-
lons by the commission for its
One revelation regarded as sig
nificant here was that the comni'--slon
agrees with Senator Borah
Repn Idnho that the Industrial
alcohol situation Is one of tho most
difficult nnd important phases o'
DOESN'T WANT STATUE.
ST. LOUIS Mo Jnn 2. OJ.Ri A
statue of himself In Forest Pork
here would dlspleaso Colonel Cha
Augustus Lindbergh lie Informed
Mayor Victor J. Miller today be-
fore leaving for Kansas City.
"I prfer to be known in St
Louis as the boy who flew the
mall" Lindbergh told the Mayor
who has been active in sponsoring
tho statue movemon
STEAMSiril' IN DISTRESS
SEATTLE. Wash Jon. 2. y.P
Tho stennihhip California was re
ported in distress 6.10 miles off the
coast today. An S. OS. slid her
steering gear had been carried
away and she was wallowing dan
gcrously In heavy oraa
The Coast Guard cutters Snn
homlsh and Halda wore ernt to hei
assistance. The California carrier
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Hodges, Wesley D. The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 28, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 2, 1930, newspaper, January 2, 1930; Breckenridge, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth71026/m1/1/: accessed January 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.