The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 308, Ed. 1, Thursday, November 26, 1931 Page: 1 of 8
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Wfit Texas Thursday partly
cloudy warmer north portion.
VOL. 11 NO. aos
(OW Mean United Press
BRECKJENRIUGE STEPHENS COUNTY TEXAS'. THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2G 1931
(UK) Means United Press
PRICE FIVE CENfS
NAVAL LEAGUE AGAIN FLAYS HOOVER
"Oh that men would pr.ile
kf Lord fur III (oiMlr.es unci
for lll wonderful work In the
chW4rrn of turn." HI Mr.
Thttnktglvlng tiny ft only
otir nnHtuJ time for su)lng
grant at the table of eternal
good iiessT fame M. Ludlow
"Lwrd God .f IlosN Ik; with
Il we fvrrtlrt we for-
"Let u glvn thanks to GhI
HfWH Thankagltlnr Buy. Na-
ture It beautiful and fellow m"
art dear and duty Is clow Ie-
IJ US ad God U utrr u
mul Ih u. Wo wunt tj tnit
HlAi with a fuller trut and wi
at kjt to come to that high life
where r shall 'lm enrrful for
RoiWfHC 't In eTth!nc. by
trer and Mtppliattlon. ullli
thanksgiving let wir rr.iurV.
he made Know unto Clod: for
that and that nlone Is HMcr."
rPHE true p rll of Thanksgiving
will Hot hi" found nt th fnnt.
-Sail game here today. It wld not
IH foUP..I ifl.t h.r. n.l tS. II.. I
It will be laund uro.T.d the family
table nnd at tha church gatherings.
ine union Tnaniogiving Day serH
vice are always inspirational. The
oo to be held hrra tonight ut the
Flat Prcabytcr.an Church will bef'Mnts
'IMIERK will be a bonutlful nms
J- cal program grvcn.fofUiwetl by
n scraion by a Urcckcnrldge pas
tor AH of the pastor in the city
will participate In the nnnu.il ser-
vice. There the reason of Thanks-
Slvlng will bo apparent. Go It pos-
sible. rnilC City Cfliincll of tho Parent-
Teacher Association It doing a
wonderful work In Jireckcnrldgc.
The body Is making application of
funds whew It does nothing but
Knod. The are fecttlne school ohll
drvn. Kcnee (he milk bottle thut
one sees In almeot every public
Kathcfinj- place In Mrckenridge.
JT DOESNT take much effort
' and It doesn't oust much-monsjr
to drop a little change In thane
bottles each day. On the other band
tk money you deposit there goes
to provide a hot noonday meal far
kuino unfortunate child whoie par
nts are doing their utmost to ob-
tain nn education for their nil-
speiax. it the parentr hay o n't mon-
ey one- can't blamo them for want-
Ip1C their child or their children to
Imvo hetter ailvanhiKM when they
start life's work. They must be
praised Instead. ' f
. within tho next few weeks when
TFTIIH ParenUTeachera' gTOuplK" Akn. ocal Redder and alr-
X didn't taku over tho matter ther. i Ptan.e '; ha th "' of
wouldn't 1 th. rhiLlren in liehoo! a rnlnlntur plans which Is nearlng
now- that ore. A child can't nnnrc-
clafe lastructlon on an empty stom-
ach Trwt work of charity -If It
1 really is charity Is admirable.
MONEY obtained through vari-
ous sources provide for the
children the only hot meal they get
" - .. .....J
durlnK th. day. Some ot them corns
without breakfast and go to bed ntl(u. ' ' . -ft -- w
night without sufficient foot fori"; PlnuI- .. .
their growing bodies. It is that one . Inrfefrt 8mula'e '?lereatlr;
hot meal that U given them each' "" tMl "Sht the chamber voted
day at the school cafl.rias that en-! t0 hfv V f0r ?aS
rh' . - - 1 ship. Full details regarding the
tbles them to carry on. I w be arranR an7J a(J.
" "" " nounced within the next faw days.
7VTOHEY invested In youth Is A Tnml"r "mp0aeL?f "?.
1VA . . 1 . 11 1 .... Campbell chairman Bailey W.
!' .KV?te1"1 ly luTh P "a'Jy. Ernest Maxwell and Akin
you think that nickel or d me or pporntea to handle detalU
u.-ter that you have to drop In ' thc C03tMU
one those bottles dont amount Cagh -fa wl be aWBtded for
L" W." !i-'1' !J!!.ts!i. Uhe name selected officials dcc.ar-
qhUti Mrho W enJeavorlns to get an
nWcatkin despite hardships and re-
vtrsals. Ad your change to those
hottIe. They're there for your con -
vleic. They are there to en-
1 W a .great Breckenrldgo organl-
satle to carry on a wonderful
work. Your change could It bo
traced from the time vou droo it in-
tii the container until It' Is nlaced
kack in circulation by the PTA.
could tall a wondoVful story of aid
.rendered a great couse.
VFTB ARC Inclined 'to think one
" will feel better knowing that
some tot somewhere has teen
nourished" vlurlng the day. Drop
those dimes. -
Union Service Of Churches
Expected To Draw
Although threats of inclement
wenth r loom predictions were
aal a large crowd would be In
BrtckenHdge toIay celebrating
The headline nttraetlon on the
holiday program is the Hanger-H-wkenrldg
football game at 2 30
this afternoon. lietween 9000 and
fioo fans wen expected ta attend
the anneal name between the two
Thanksgiving will be observed to
night nt the F rst Prcsbytcrlin
l ."U? '
a union service. All
thurch In IlreektnrldKe
will participate In the annual ser-
vice A largo crowd la cxpectod to
at'end this obiorvance of tho hol
According to announcement mide
by tlte offclals of the Itctall Mer-
r n nU Association all stores in
Breckonrldge with possibly a few
ttMnn a f ttf tni Vsk Mn-n !
Sours. wiH be closed tight during
the iay. (
II. II. Trammell postmaster an
nounced there would be no delivery
of mall made today. Tho mall will
ie worked and placed In boxes In
the postofflce building however j
Trammell declared. None of tlici
windows wlM be opened during the '
The First National Bank and the
Texas State Hank also wtil observe
School closed Wednosdny after-
noon and wilt not reopen until
Monday morning. A number of
" nreeHenndge for tho
wfk-ml to spend the ThnnksRiv
idr hMldays with parents nnd
A number of the teachers will a
tend the annual convention of the
Texas State Teochors Association at
A dance on the roof of the Hurch
Holol tonight will mark an end tu
the hdtutay celebration.
To Name Ship
The Chamber of Commerce will
At the rcpjJsr luncheon Wednes- j
day tJie commercial organization
voted to assist Akin In his first i
demonstration of the small air-1
lie has been worktnz on the craft
for a number of months. He declar-
ed today that In all probability it
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CALVIN. OWd.. Nov 23. l'.l' -Three
bandits robbed the First Na
tional Bank of $1500 and escaped
I The bandits all heavily armed
I entered the bank while Cashier O.
l. Morse wastraneactlng business
I with A. A. Brians threatening with
pistols the 'bandits forced Brians
and Morse Into the vault where
j they were ordered to lie on. the!
In flight frdm the bank the rob-
1 bcra dropped patt of tbe loot. I
Game Heads Thanksgiving Program Here
t -j r
nn i ii I ii nuii;jiy ones who nave uu nuiuuig na.
n 1 1 il W 'ian't cc ' l'al ou w '"' t'e ''s1'""
ill ' Hill! Across dim seas and made a nation rise
111 I 'iBri Triumphant where a wilderness ha J flourished A
Hi' Ml I Will keep us still beneath Thy guiding eyes. Jf
y Will A D that the spirit of a generous giving jl
I I lUl e cotnersone on "hich our ideals stand i
. I AwlJ Devp-plantcd in the soil with every seed-time j
S l tllR Shades"bcnedictions on a sharing land. Jf I
ltliN " HELEN WELSllIMER r)
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Hell Vi ith Admirals! Butler's Blast As
NEW YOKK Nov. C3. (UP)
Miij. Gen. Smcdloy 1). Uuu-
ler's parting hnrndde ut hU
superior "'o Hell Willi lha
Admirals' was dflUert'd to-
day with h charges that
they krpt him from becoming
Murlnt? CorjHi cemmuadant.
The broadtldn wan dellrn-d
In a signed itrtlclo uppcarlng In
Ulwrty Jljicilnr.' In It th
fighting Murine with numrnms
decorations lor gallantry in ac-
tion claimed 'AdmlruW wlthoi.t
fchlps" krpt him from winning
the corp' highest honor.
RED CROSS IS
Unve For Members linos'
The annual Red Cross number-
ship drive In Stephens County will
close Saturday night with the
amount raised so far still approxi-
mately COO short of the 10.11 quota.
Announcement made late Wed-
nesday afternoon by lllsei Cora Ty-
son secretary of the organization
revealed that $45Q.2o' had been ob-
tained In the campaign.
Edgar Hinrichs chairman of tbe
Stephens County chapter of tho
national relief organization issued I a charge about three years
a final appeal Wednesday regard-1 ago and was sent to the penltcn-
Ing the drive. tlnry. According to officers the
"We feel" Hinrichs stated "tliatL .. . ." ..
this county should by all meanil "" ws granted a parole and vlo-
ralse the quofa set by the national 1 k"el 't. .he waslator arrested at
association. We have worked dell- Richmond but escaped there of-
genUy on the campaign since It was '" alleged.
launched and the women v ho have He will be held hero pending ad-
1 v ce from penitentiary officials ac-
(Continued on Page 8.) ' ru-ng iu local officers.
The charges cumn on the evo
of nutlcr retirement fmni
the Murine Corps ut the age
Itutler charged that no Mu-
rine ofllcer bus u chunc? of
liecnmlng comnmdant of tho
corps unlet ho is a graduut)
of Annapolis. "SwKII-chutr nil-
mlruls" In Washington lie said
"iliinanit :ui Anuupulls man.
They want someone who will
tarry 014 their ccry wish unci
whim rcgantless of tho effect
on the corps."
Tho burnt-spoken general
1M' n ifsf " 7 E Inink Thcc God lhal hancsls ncct fail us
ill ill iff And men responsive lo the need today
1X1 I !Ml rc C'0SCI dfavn a$ they give from their bounty
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iChurehcsWiUHoW Annual Union
Thanksgiving Service Tonight At
First Presbyterian; Wray Speaks
A man alleged to be Jim E.
Amos and said by county officers
to have been a .parole violator of
tho- Tesas penitentiary was arrest-
ed Wednesday at Parka Camp and
is being held by Stephens County
I The man was arrested by Depu
ties Frcvland and Hlckey of the
They alleged the man was given a
ono year sentence In this county on
He Quit Marines
said ho wvis "Jumped by th-i
white House" when h' ndght
lime IvM'ii numei. commniidaut
liecause of his fight again t
"udiulnils without slilp."
Speuklug of thu .Mushollul
eplsude Huller salt! It "was
tho one blot on my record"
referring to tbe rvprlmuud
from Secretary of the Navy
"I clui smile" he ays in
conclusion "nt tho clique of
admirals and their tactics. To-
morrow I go Into it new world.
I go as u Marine looking
nheud and not behind. To hell
with tho admirals."
Following an annual custom the
Protestant churches of Brecken-
rtuge will unite In a union Thanks
giving service tonight at 7.30'1
o'clock In tbe First Presbyterian
Church corner Willlama and Mc-
Amis afreets. A splendid program
has been'' prepared for this occas-
ion and special music furnished by
the Presbyterian choir wdl be a
feature. The offering taken will bo
used for some form of local relief
work ta be decided by the pastors
of the various churcheu participat-
ing. The service held last year1 'In tho
First Methodist church was held at
night and there was a record con-
grcgntlon In attendance. The
change from the morning hour to
tho evening hour was made with
some misgivings as Jo the success
Jt It. but tho attendance more than
Justified the change In hours. T0-1
night the Rev. Herbert G. Mark-
ley will preside at this sefv.ee and
tho Rev. II. H. Vray. pastor of the
Assembly of Gpd will deliver the
According to announcement the
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Dates For Annual
Set For Dec. 9-10
Pates for the annual drive for funds for the Krecken-
ridjre Welfare Association were set for Wednesday end
Thursday December 9 and 10 following a lengthy session
of the organization held at Die city hall Wednesday after-
noon. 1 A. J. Morimn. chairman of tie
It will he Th'inkiRMnc; Day
In tin Sti'phcim County jail to-
day too. Shrrlff .1. W. Morrow
wilt wnc turkey dltiiu-r to the
twenty or mtiiv prlon.ri now
lr.curcintcd In tht county liu-
tllc. It Will l'e a mil "turkey din-
ner with .ill tlu IUIiiks" uccord-
liif; to Hit nhcrlff.
Will Submit Proposed
Change in Constitution
N S Holland superintendent of
1 rhiw.is. left Wednesday afternoon
for Aminllo where he will attend
the tlfty-thlrd annual convention of
'he Texas State Teachers Assoela-
tlons. which opens Thursday and
lasts through Saturday moming.
H&lland iu n member of the exec-
utive committee of tho state asso-
elation. He will attend an luterscholnstlc
League brcivlcfust Thursday morn-
ing before the opening of the con-
vention proper. At this time num-
jeroua matters pertaining to high
l school athletics are due to bo dis-
1 cussed Holland said
Durt-ig the convention Holland
win ouor an amendment to tne
constitution of the state organlaa-
t'on. In which he urges changes
wheroby every member may have
a vote regardless of whether
In attendance at the convention.
In framing his ausg'etrtion Hol-
land declared "I am asking thut
your committee consider changing
the conatltuuon of the Texas Stata
Teachers Association that ovary
members may have a vote that will
"The only way to vote on any
sort of a question Is to attend an
annual meeting. There will never
bo held an annual met ting that w.ll
bo accessible to more than a small
minority of Q ' nembership of the
Association. The effect of this fuct
wtil always be that the place of
tha meeting Itself totally disfran-
chises the rank and file front vot-
ings ''Now it can be said that with
membership In the association the
Texas Outlook will be received. The
angaciatlon ought to get lUi constl-
tution so changed that every mem -
tier may vote for (a) officers
president members of the executive!
committea and perhaps others and
upon (b) changes in the constitu-
tion. "While I have been making up
my mind to submit this proposal I
have endeavored to realize tho ar-
guments offered to the contrary.
So far I have not been able to eff-
et the argument that every mem-
ber Is entitled to n voice In the
election of officers and :n amend-
ments to the constitution and that
'the present arrangement will al-
ways disfranchise a heaped-up and
running over majority of our mem-
bership." John F. Bailey principal of the
high school. Mis Bailey and Miss
Floy Btunum instructor in Eng-
uah at tha nento high school also
will attend the conventlm.
Vvolfnro orKantzatlou working with
other membori of the group will
work plans for the concentrated
drive for funds w.ih v.thlch the
association will operate thW your.
It Li planned to appeal to oil com
panies UrcckonrldKe business firms
ami inu.viauais in Uis campaign.
OfIlclal3 of th association ex-
pres ed hope that the entire amount
need for the year's work would b
obtained In the two days allotted
for the drive.
At the Wedna'day meeting; thero
wus much discussion rclao to dis
tribution of supplies. Investigation
of applicants for aid nnd othn
matter . in regard to welfare wort;
Those attending the meeting wer
Mayor Chnrtos H. Clark. A J. Mor-
gan. J. T. Hughes. Judge Je-se ft.
Smith. John Z. Mnrttn It. C. Camp-
boll. Mrs. L. W. Polphrey. Mrs. C. K.
West tho P.cv Herbert G. Mnrkloy
the Itcv. Roai A. SmlUh. Ilrowstc-
U M. Pardee. Cecil Nowby the Hev.
Kenneth Pope tho Rev. II. II.
Final Plans For Annual Till
Between Two Cities Are
Arranged At Meet
Members of the Hangar h'gh
school athletic co :ncll and school
representative:) were the guests
Wednesday of tho Chamber of
Commerce at the regular luncheon
of tho organization held at tha Y.
M. C. A. building.
Those attending were Robert J.
Norman and W. C. Blnckmon coun-
cil members Wayno C. HIckcy sec
retary of the chamber of coni'
mercu. nnd O. G. tenter rorlstrar
of tho high school.
Each of the men apoko regarding
the annual Rrockonrldge-Ranger
1 football game to bo played hera thla
afternoon nt 2:50 o'clock. Several
detail regarding the game also
wcro worked out.
N. S. Holland suporintondant
and John F. Bailey principal also
opoke regarding the game.
Edgar Hinrichs chairman of the
Stephens Ccunty Red Crosn Chap-
ter epoke a few minute regarding. anM0 proml8(! of Scpeivber 3.- to
tho annual mamborshlp drive. Heevncuat0 M .u0uk 0 p. t
declared Uiis county hod fallen a-taml ptoviaeil for a .iIta . n M
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kitu iuuiu i.fi kio jut ctliu uracil
thwt extensive cooperation bo given
during the closing days of tho cam-
paign. It was decided at the meeting
that dlrcotora of tha chamber
would bo eleotcd this year In the
samo manner they were Inst year.
A list of members will be mailed to
eneh. member of the ergmntzatlon.
1 The names will beieheckod nnd re
turned to thu Chamber of Com-
' A committee to canvass tha votes.
composed of Ben J. Dean chair
man E. Thompson. C. H. Brown J.
D. Sandefer Jr. and O. L.4 Alexan-
der was appointed at tho meet-
ing. Charges Filed
ATHENS. Nov. 25. U.P-Jul!us
Lacey 23 of Poyner. was charged
today In the robbery of the First
State Bank of Larue yesterday
w4ten President Tucker Glonn was
(neked in tho vault and a bandit
escaped with $072.80.
Lacey had not been apprehended "of criminal assault on a mornc I
today. A ti used oy tho bandit In woman while riding atop a freirh-h-s
eecape was found abandoned a I train waa sentenced to 10 year n
I uhort d-atance from Larue.
Copies Sent White House
Congress And Cabinet
WASHINGTON. Nov. 26. (UJ0
The Navy Lt-ague tonight Issued) i
pamphlet reaffirming its chargr
that President Hoover Is "star'as'
the nnvy to tho danger polr.t
The document come out over .h
slgnnturo of Walter II: u e Iliwr.
chairman of tho board Ir ptt c el
both the president nnd hi recent
commission which reported t' rc-
futo earlier leakuo al'.iva'.on
Tho pamphlet charged ih it n hl-i
own campaign spoerhe- and hf
republican plntform nf Vj2 he
president promlsod nn j.iMitte
navy but Is allowing only S. . "i
000 this year for navnl const ut on
while to bring tho fleet up to ti ity
strength by 103C It hi nee --iiv to
appropriate $100000000 each ctr.
The nrosnnt nnnronrlntlnn w.ll nnt
even maintain the fleet at Its
present strsngth tho pomphU-r as-
serts. As usual copies were sent to tho
president his cabinet member t and
nil members of congress itr Hoo-
ver had not received hiM enpv to-
night and it was said nt Hip White
Houso there would bo no stitemunt
for tho present.
In affect the pamphlet reaf-u-ni-od
the charges that started the
fir' t 1 tween the president end
the loague the statement of Wil-
liam H. Gardiner league president
that Mr. Hoover wus "ubysmnlly
Ignorant" of navy matters and was
"a congenital puciflst."
PARIS Nov. 23. 'U.RV Tho r'mt
cd Stntoa tonight gnvc Its ii p jhI
to tho Loaguo cf Nation . plan f ir
restoring ponce in Manchiru nnd
urged both China and Japii to
General Chariot G. Dawn Am-
erican ambassador to Lord n in-
nouncud his government's val
of "the genornl plan of act. .mrnt
embodied In the proposed ro- '. -tlon
before tho League Council p.o-
vldlng for speedy cvacunti n of
Japanese troops from Munch trio
nnd appointment of n neutral com-
mission of inquiry into the Jipa-noao-Chinoso
Cnnfldont that tho bold dclirn
tlon of tho United Statoa uH J'!
would have n vast effect in k fi-
liations for peace the coun'd H id
era again offered a rev's I n-l
"final" resolution for apprnv il of
Japan and China In nn e'f ..rt to
achieve a unanimous vofe
1Hn raunltiMnn nmhrulipil li- .T .
propofcti oy japan.
Of Former Breck
Word was received In Brecken
ridge Wcdnusdoy by Mrs. John i 'I
Douglass of the death of Ueti .
Ann two-year-old daughter of Mi
nnd Mrs. John S. Culltcut ' Cm-
sicana. formorly of Brecl:ci 1 ' ?
Tho baby tiled at no n V t r
day. Funoral ritos will be hf l i
Corsicana at three o'cla k '.
according to Infnrmutlor t t vd
here. Mr. nnd Mrs. Cnlln ved
here for a period of tw .1 v tj
about three years ngo.
Mr. and Mrs. N. E B . r
Brcckenridgc and Mr. and M.
M. P. Blacknall Ranger w. t-
tend the rites.
Gets 10 Years
AMARILLO. Nov 25. l'.t: It. T.
DeLong 22 convicted on a eharu
ithc penitentiary today.
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