The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 121, Ed. 1, Monday, April 21, 1930 Page: 3 of 4
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Telephone No. 1
ehv MKMnr.it 1'itOKu to
rj-'D I. T A. MEKTINfJ.
Junior lhgh -Parent-Teacher
AJsocj.iUas 'ih holil y-f-'roRular
meeting Tuwday afternoon In the
Junior High School auditorium at
' p. m.
At ihat time the report of thft
nominating committee will be prc-
nented and interesting tnlx will bc
Every member la urged to attend
the meeting Tuesday.
Kj4?STEK FAMILY HAS
!AKU DAY ItKUNEON.
Mra J E LcMnJter left thlf
morning in company wjth her mii
Paul C LcMaster and family for
Mndlsonvllle Kentucky where sho
will apend the summer.
Eaater ray. spent In the home of
jjjjfr Don Ilren-er. wm a happy day
.'U he Lellastcr family. A family
rtSnion wan held at the horn of
Mrs. Brewer daughter of Sirs. Le-
Mmtcr. Four children of Mrs. Le-
Maater were present. They are Kle
Arthur Palis C Mrs. Brewer; only
Mater; 3ra. J J. Ewcll of Parla
and (Jl grandchildren of Mr Le-
Master were also present.
According to Mm Brewer the
day spent together was the first
time In years that the entire fam-
ily has been united
Jake Shulrn.in motored to Woath-
John W. llill motored to Mineral
nV. T. Webb motored to itin-
Ernest Moore of Lubbock l vto-
Ulng In Breckenrldge to-lay.
-m. and Mrs. Jeff LHe visited
relatives In Mlllsap Sunday.
J. C Wilson of Dallas Is spend-
ing the day in Breckenrldge.
Jame Box of Auvtin spent the
week-nd in Breckenrldge.
Nat Harris attorney of Waco is
'MY HUSBAND DOES-
NT COMPLAIN NOW
"HIS IMrilOYE.ME.VT IS KE-
MAKKAULE SINCE TAKING
ABGOTANE" SAYS IIANGEU
grgotane has done my husband
w good in just a few days than
anjhe other medicine he has taken
In eight years put together." Thil
Is what Mrs A. J Owens of -100
Strnwn Iload Hanger. TfX-. had to
4fr few days ngo. Mr Owen has
beTn employed by the Chestnut &
Smith Corporation for the post six
ycjjf and is well known.
Cror nearly eight years" contln-
nd Mrs. Owen "my hutband euf-
f red terribly from indigestion and
his stomach was in such a bad
condition he could scarcely eat
enough to keep his strength. Soon
ntter eating hU food would vour
and ferment into gax and bln.it
him up and keep him in dreadful
distress for several hours. What he
ate .seemed to do turn harm in-
stead of good and hurt him so bad
at times ha was actually afruld to
eat on account of the suffering he
had to endure. He had smothering
sjxlU and sick dizzy headache
and was fo nervous he couldn't
get a good night's sleep. He was
eak and tired all the time and
be would often get so dizzy he
would reel when he tried to work
and would have to alt down or
catch hold of something to keep
0 from fulling.
"He has taken only one bottle of
Argotnruj so far and the improve
ment he has made Is surprising I
can already sco a big difference in
his looks and he ha.tr gained
strength and don't complain of be
Uig tired like hn did. 1IU appetite
bK'Xxl now and he can eat with-
rtruffcrlng In the least after-
v9ii.t Ills food don't sour and fer
men and causo gas and bloating
IWcr it did. He's not afraid to eat
'4 and is picking up In strength
ut along. His nervousnoiu Is en
Urcly gone nnd he gets plenty of
refreshing sleep every night. Argo-
tane haa certainly been of great
benefit to my husband and W'fXi-
pleasure for me to reommend sueh
a medicine. I have told a number
of nw friends about It and several
of them are now taking it on my 1
Gcnmtvj Ari)tanc may be bought
In Breckenrldge at the Bowcn Drug f
Store. (Adv i
UuusAhoU goods or merchan-
. Wo pack your good In
truck Jo wain you any pUce.
Crating Stortr.g. Shipping.
C. L (.ULTRA
urheiKo and C. Si S. V.
racks Office 333 1 Walker.
u flctM you In our F!ra.ture"
Nash Stjlt Wfchlta Shirts
Mt to Fit Fit to U'ejir
Pan! A. Armould
1M3 West Elw St.
In Breekenrldge today on bualneas.
D. If. Llgon. has returned Crom
Borger where he spent the past
Jamc Wullace of WlchlU Falls
la a bu.Mnos.1 visitor in Brecken-
A. E. tellers of Wenthcrford
spent the morning in Breckenrldge
Miss Roberta. Stagner of N T.
S. T. C at Denton Is spending the
week-end In the homo of Mrs- J.
BlUie Vealc returned today to'
HotiKton. after speeding the week-
end in Breckenrldge.
Mr. B. It. Srrmlley and Mrs
Maud D Stevenson motored to
Fort Worth Sumlny to apend the
day with friends and relatives.
Miss Mable Wood Mr. E. Hln-
rlehs and Mrs. Robert Douglass
motored to Cisco this afternoon to
attend the funeral of It. Q. Lee.
Mrs Mollie D. Wright spent Sun-
day In Grerram with her daughter
Mrs. O. A. ?Ie8 to be precent at
the chrlitenlng of her granddaugh-
ter Gloria Gretchen.
MIm Walter Keeble returned to
her horne in Houston Sunday aft-
er spending the past six weeks In
the home of Mr. and Mrs. E.
Wnltor Cranberry returned today
to Austin where he is enrolled in
the University of Texas after
spending the week-end with his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gra-
berry. Mrs. S. S. Griffin and two sons
Travis and Bay of Fort Worth
left today after upending the
week-end ae the guests In the
home of Mrs. B. G. Combs on
North Miller street.
1929 Press Club
WASHINGTON. April 21. iURI
John A. Kennedy Universal Ser
vice correspondent was awarded
today the 1929 Pugaley prize offer-
ed under the auplc'. of the Na
tlonal Projs Club for the most
noteworthy journalistic achieve
ment by a Washington correspond'
Paul K. Million. United Press
correspondent was outstanding in
the list of those given honorable
mention because of his work In
exposing secret senate roll calls
'Mallon' work ltd to a change In
the senate rules requiring consld
cratlon of presidential nominations
in open session except by a major-
ity vote of the senate.
MEXICANS HELD FOB DEATH
OF INNOCENT BYSTANDER
DALLAS. April 21. UR Two
Mexicans were held fn Jail here to-
day n-a a result of a dance hall
brawl Sunday In which a bystnnd
er was killed. When two men grap-
pled over n pistol after an argu-
ment It cxplucd and the bullet
pierred the head of Fcchlciino
Pardo 35 killing him Instantly
Air Dry Views In
They were important pro-cry i.w
witnesses before trie i louse Jadi-
'clary Commltt m Washing on
Horat) D Taft above head -ter
of the Taft ScJiool of Water-
I tnvn Conn- testified that his
'biotncr Wlllhun Hawned Taft
wiu a staunch supporter of prohl.
bjtton In his later year. Joiepriiu
D.inicls. below war-times Sccrtti-
j ry of 'he ay. sild he could see
no eompromlsi? on prohibition
th only alternative being: the re-
turn of the aaleoa.
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THE BRECKENRIDGE AMERICAN BRECKENRIDGE
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BEGIN IIEKE TODAY
The crime Doris Matthews
lady's maid. Is murdered Friday
night in summerhouse by blow
with heavy perfume flask; body
rock-welRhtod dumped Into lake
on estate of rnlll.'onolre Berkejeyj.
Detectives Connie Dundee guest
of Berkeley's and discoverer of
body at sunrise swimming party
Captain Strawn of Homicide
Members of Household Mrs.
George Berkeley social climber;
George Berkeley bitterly opposed
to his daughter Ctorlnda's engage-
ment to Seymour Crosby New
York society widower and a close
friend of Mrs. Berkeley's social
secretary Mrs. Lambert; Clorinda
Berkeley her sister GIgl who
unaccountably sprinkled all guests
r nany nigm wun pcriume from
same flask used In murder when
bottle was presented to Mrs.
Berkeley by Crosby; Dick Berke
ley.. Infatuated with Doris and
missing from his room all night; '
Eugene Arnold chauffeur engaged
to Doris. Wlckctt the butler.
Detectives scour estate for Dick
Berkeley while Dundee recon-
structi crime which he believes
was Impromptu and committed by
a member of the household all of
whom become suspect?. After
girl' body ts removed from sum-
merhouse by voroner Dundee and
Strawn go to house where In-
mates are in ignorance that the
girl did not commit suicide but
has been murdered. Strawn makes
the startling announcement and
adds that Dundee Is to assist him
In solving the murder.
NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY
George Berkeley broke the sil-
ence. "Naturally we're clad to
nave air. uunuee with us though hid her face agaln3t Mrs. Lam-
I am afraid his visit" he began ibert's breast as her father pro-
"I'll explain Mr. Berkeley" Cap-
tain Strawn assured him. "Mr.
Dundee is what I'd call n mighty
clever amateur detective though
being what you might call an cld-
fashioned regular I don't usually
have much use for amateurs.
Criminologist I believe. Is the
word he uses. He's studied Scot-
land Yard methods and Just this
summer he did me a good turn on '
the biggest murder case we've ever
had in Hamilton. Gettinc material
for books on the subject that's
his game. He writes shorthand
too and he's going to take down
what you folks have to tell me "
"A detective" Are you really a
detective. Bonnie Dundee'" GIgl face was flushed and his nostrils
cried springing from Mrs. Lam- flaring as he answered "Certaln-
bert's embrare and running swift- ly Thl3 way "
ly across the room to seize Dun- 'Just a minute. You folks stay
dees hands and swing them with I right here. I don't know your
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Tiif. ornER seal was on the sunnysidc
not mi desirable as this one. What
made her young neighbor change? A
trivial little incident yet it spoiled her
hole train trip. She remembered other
similar experience. For years it
seemed jicople deliberately avoided her.
Now af last she knows the reason.
" B.O." body odor. She knows too the
simple way to correct this distressing
fault. Today ske is no longer unwanted
has many warm friends. Loneliness
vanished with "B.O."
"How can anyone have ' B.O." and not
know it?" you ask. Very simply. We
all perspire. Pores give off a quart of
odor-causing waste daily even in cool
weather. We become so used to this
Soctbtt as you sbave
iuh "Tender Spali"
frantic Joy. "Oh I'm glad' You
won't let the police bully us and
be horrid will you" Of course.
Captain Strnwn looks like a grutf
old darling bear- " and she whirl-
ed to pat the chiefs cheeks Im-
pudently. "Woof You do need a
"I know It" Captain Strawn ac-
knowledged ruefully. "Dundee
hustled me out of bed and I didn't
take timeBut thte is a serloua
business young woman!" he Inter-
rupted himself sternly though he
could not keep hi eyes from
twinkling at her. "Now is every-
body hcrfc? Are you Mrs Berke-
ley ma'am?" he asked politely
turning to Mrs Lambert.
Color swept over Mrs. Lambert's
still Sreautlful but tired face. "I
am Mrs. Lambert Mrs. Berkeley's
secretary." he said her voice
low but very clear
"My wife Is still sleeping I be
lieve" George Berkeley explained
stiffly. "At any rate shs haa not
come down yet and no one has
been to her room to tell her that
anything Is wrong. It Is or
was her maid's duty to awaken
her at half-past eight draw her
bath and serve her breakfast In
her room. Since Doris " -
"I sec" Strawn Interrupted.
"Well go up and speak to her
presently but first so we shan't
be wasting time I'd lik for any-
body that's got anything to tell me
to speak -up."
No one moved or spoke for a
long minute then Gfgl who had
again returned to the shelter of
Mrs. Lambert's arms laughed hys-
terically. "What! No confessions?" she
cried then burst Into tears and
nounced her name sternly.
"Do you know where your son Is
Mr Berkeley?" Strawn asked.
"Dick?" The millionaire showed
blank surprise. "In his room I
suppose. It 13 still rather early
"He's not In his room and his
bed hasn't been slept in" Strawn
cut in grimly and as ruthlessly
ignored the flurry of exclamations
and half-uttered questions which
followed upon his revelation. "Now
Mr. Berkeley. Ill ask vou to show
Mr. Dundee and me to your wife's
George Berkeley started to pro-
test angrily then checked himself
abruntlv. but hl3 darklv handsome
ever-present odor that we don't notice
it in ourselves. But others do!
Yet it's easy to avoid offending. Mil-
lions have found the way. Just wash
and bathe with Lifebuoy. A delightful
toilet soap cleansing refreshing puri-
fying. Its creamy searching antiseptic
lather penetrates every pore ends all
danger of "B.O."
Keeps complexions clear fresh
Lifebuoy keeps complexions young. Its
clogged pops of impurities coaxes
back radiant freshness to dull sallow
skins. Its pleasant extra-clean scent
that vanishes as you rinse tells you
LEtER BKOTlfEltS CO Cambndji Slau.
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TEXAS MONDAY. APRIL 21
k ANNE AUSTIN AU?S SSSSPS01"
i names but "
"My daughters Clorinda and
Georgina our guest Mr. Seymour
Crosby" Berkeley obliged his lips
tightening over the last name.
"Oh So this Is Mr. Seymour
Crosby?" Strawn pretended vast
surprise. "I've read a lot about
you Mr. Crosby always thought
I'd like to meet you" he added
his yes narrowing significantly;
Seymour Crosby flushed but
bowed without replying.
"Sorry you've got to run up
again the police again Mr. Cros-
by." Strawn went on wickedly
but I hepe you'll come out of this
case with as clean a bill of health
as you did out of the other one
Again Glgi sat up with a Jerk
and her round topaz eyes flashed
excited startled questions but
Strawn wheeled grinning to follow
the master of the house from the
room Dundee hurrying after him.
Mrs. Berkeley's rooms occupied
the northeast corner of the house
her bedroom on the front and fit-
ting into a tower which rose one
story higher than the rest of the
mansion. Between the enormous
bedroom and the smaller sitting
room lacing east. vere the foyer
and a large bathroom all con-
necting so that the mistress of the
house could pass from sitting room
to bathroom thence to her bed
room and from the bedroom to
the hall by way of the foyer. In
addition the sitting room had a
door of its own directly into the
The detectives did not note all
these details in those first mo
ments however. They were listen-
ing for an answer to George
Berkeley's knock upon the bed-
room door. v
"She must be sleeping pretty
sound" Strawn whispered gustily
as Berkeley raised his knuckles to
The little foyer was not brightly
but sufficiently lighted from the
sun that poured Info the sitting
room from the our French win-
dows that opened upon a stone and
wrought-iron balcony overlooking
the ca3t lavm and the lake. The
blinds had not been drawn and
the sun rioted through curtains of
finest gold lace so that there was
tmore than light enough for Dun-
f of head or throat Is usually
txntfittd by the vapors of
OVER 1? MILLION JARS USED YEARLY
"You seem such a nice woman! Too
bad B.O. gives you away."
Yet to be polite
"Excuse me I see an empty scat."
(Bo I; OJor)
idee to see George Berkeley's face
go gray with fear.
"Good Lord! Does he think
she's dead too?" he asked him-
self. But at that moment a qunrelous
volcd called out: Why are you
knocking Doris? For heaven's
sake come on in! I can't bear
any hammering this morning!"
Striwn and Dundee exchanged
glances as the millionaire called
May I come In?'
"Have you thought up a lot of
new arguments George Berkeley?
. . . "Well so have It! But come
on in. if vou must! I'm still in
bed and I've still got an awful
Bather hastily as If to cut her
short Berkeley opened the door
and the two detectives the young-
er with a word of apology fol-
lowed him into the enormous and
overpoweringly luxurious bedroom
of the mlstre33 of Hillcrest.
While Mrs. Berkeley squealed
nnil nrrtlpfofl nml ntipHnnprl fn-
Itilely. Captain Strawn strode to
the darkened windows which filled
the semi-circle formed by the
tower of which the room was a
part and jerked up the shades.
Painfully embarrassed Dundee
halted just Inside the door while
George Berkeley In a low voice
explained that Strawn was a cap-
tain of detectives and that their
guest as an amateur criminologist
was there as his assistant.
"But what la the workl arc de-
tectives doing here George" Mrs.
Berkeley shrilled drawing an or-
chid satin comforter up to her
chin. "Has the house been rob-
bed? Tell me"
"I'll tell you Mrs. Berkeley"
Captain Strawn interrupted
marching to the bed and look-
ing down grimly upon its dishev-
eled haggard occupant. "But
first I'd like to ask you when you
last saw Dorl3 Matthews your
"Doris!" Mrs. Berkeley squealed )
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thatj.glrl with her high and migh-
ty alra and "
Strawn shrugged as he glanced
toward Dundee. Then: "And when
did you last sec the crystal flask
of perfume which Mr.. Crosby ore-
. . . - -
semeu to you last nigntv '
"Oh!" the woman gasped. "So
that's what became of my per-
fume! I thought It was awfully
queer that Wickett should dlsoDcy
me when I told htm to take It
straight to my room last night!
Quick George! Sec If she took
.my jewels too! Oh the deceitful
"Another question Mrs. Berke-
ley" Strawn Interrupted harshly
"although you have not answered
either of the other two: When did
you last see your son?" "
"Dick?" Whyoh you don't
mean George Dick hasn't eloped
with that awful little thief has
he? . . . Oh my God! And my
'heads splitting too.
don't you say something
what all this means?"
"Abbie. my dear" her husband
began sadly "I'm afraid thU 13
all much more serloua than stolen
perfumes and Jewels. Please try
to control yourself "
"If you'll pardon me Mr. Berke-
ley 111 do the explaining" Cap-
tain Strawn cut in sharply. "Mrs.
Berkeley it i3 my unpleasant duty
to inform you that Doris Mat-
thews has been murdered!"
"Murdered!" the woman jrasped.
Then she whispered the word her
lip like red crepe paper qulver-
flng over the word. "Murdered!"
Then she lay back on her pillows
her disheveled hennaed head roll-
ing the wrinkled lids falling over
her faded hard eyes.
"And I must also Inform you
Mrs. Berkeley" Captain Strain
went on implacably unmercifully
"that your son Dick Is missing.
He did not sleep In his room last
night and we know that he made
an appointment to meet the girl
after the family was in bed."
As he spoke the woman began
to lift herself In bed her ravaged-
face turned toward the detective.
"Vou think Dick -? Oh you're 1
fool a fool! My boy's not a
murderer! He's dead too! He
killed them both like he said he
would' Oh my God my God!"
"He?" Strawn echoed ad George
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Natural gas was a possibility to-
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and Central Iowa as the result of
an agreement reached by a. group
or corporations to construct pipe
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O. R. Seagraves of the Moody-
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STOKE-ON - TRENT England
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the toast to the chairman Arthur
Williams uttered two sentences and
Berkeley forcibly held his wife fn
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