The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 129, Ed. 1, Tuesday, May 2, 1933 Page: 2 of 6
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ALL 8UBBCRIPTION8 PAYAUL.K IN ADVANCE
Iowa Farmers Manhandle a Judge
i "tie (' the ImuuhhI uxricuUui'Ki aUttm. It is one
in -i c ti r.ttivp of AmiMican conimuiiwciilths. It
'. '. li- r it ul HuIUon. It Iuih nmiiy fnctories.
.mil i..uti- are well iroverned. It univursitietB and
.nf - Iim. are Minoiiir the beat to b found In
I' i . er U'l-n a. law and order state. Ever
'. "m m .. ( the rt'ptihlinui puit luwu hail boon n
u .i. .sti..iii imlil until iu farmer revolted in 1SW2
th-ir i.ill..tt for democrHtic nominees from pre.si-
t ' f. in intalIe. - "
.i !.h is .i pi-wperotis ctnuiy ont in Northwestern
nethmu liHjtyyrthe other day that was extra-
i . to sn the ieAst. Dint. .Iudi?e Charles C. Hradley
uiiqU r iAir ho would sign no more farm inort-
u io"vio!4unM A ftlob of 100 farmers draped him from
irti"om. mniicu htm. carried him iilmutolued in
. .1 croesronds a mile from town put a roK around
k. choked hint until he was only partly conscious
I .'renne on his face and stole his trousers filled
ith dirt then drove off Ituvimr the jurist standing
nddle f the roiid. Whenever American fanners
i k it i Invh time to run up the storm signals
it wtr mod a judxe? Wli raid a court? A judge Is
t.nv. IU- ih it interpreter lie i a sworn official.
-. .i Mnolmi. He cunnot set the law aside. He
vmk at flu- impairment of contruct.
in tht nane Anu-ncan wav to go aoout it. There
.m.h vniithiig. There are minor courts and courts
i -rt u.l th- highest court of last resort snys the
id Tin- i u land of constitutional liberty. It is
..t Uttutir law enactment rule. AH the laws are
fit? aetits nf the iwople. There is no higher law
-T .i. should k- no higher law than the laws made by
.4 .Hi-- spenkmg at the ballot bo.
old devaluation Kan the (iaunilct of
i I.ii1 A. IJeud of Pennsylvania inttled for four
v; '.. eliminate the gold reuthmtion clause from the cur-
es . Kpdnsion act of the admmisttmion. Well when the
s -vn c:me II democrats voted with 2 J republicans to
tk ..lit tire'RQjd clause but the move vas defeated by
r. rrtl.eiming coalition of M democrats eight republl-
u. Henrik Shipstend. the lone farmer-lnbonte sen-
'..ii Minnesota. Y-s Sen. Sheppard and Connally
i. i the retention iff the gold clause iney spoKe ior
n V..l.sh and foolidge of .Muachusotts voted
ii tention Thev sjvike for the Old Hoy state of New
. 1 Whir did McAdoo of California land? He join--ds
uitli ;ii of Virginia and followed the flag of
iit.henn U-. dot' I'eiinsylvanui.
nolher Job for C.iiinn Williams
Our Election Laws Need Revision
lly Hugh Nugent Mtzrfrrnld.
Introduction In the TexM lit
lature of a bill authorizing TTr.
to pay their poll tax an late .liny
tit U belnp urged by many gronn
ef representative cltlxena the nl-.i"
over Under the preMt law th
final date for payment. ent'tlln.i
the citizen to vote In Jan Slut Wh
idiould the state dbMUallfy n leg.
m it- voter' Why shouldn't the
I iwmakem of the state enact legis-
lation which will protect all legit
limit. oter nnd koep from the
pli 'he flonterM -vho are known
In certain -'ctloMH a "uffMavtt clt-iznM"'
Thie should bo one law for nil j
Firxt Mate registration nf all vot-
er i should be reiiulred There
Do You Know Him?
In order (r he of greatest nhie to
Governments are nut made to Its community a newspaper must
support the people. Governments' be prosperous; that It niust cam by
are made to protect the people Int. fmm .nh.nr-lh.
their rights and their liberties and .
l " .. uii... i i- . ers and advertisers a sufficient
hlKhway It supports hospitals for i.t a duck
the Insane for those who are nut
I financially able to pay their own
way. It maintains schools for th
education of the deaf and the.
1tttVi n ml tlt.A Villtmt Tt 4ni lt.Al In farr (Via fa a In 1a. nml (ha rnill
to molntnln home.' for the feeb.e'as well as the young and the1 amount l bt..abJe ULa
minded and the orphan waifs
friendless who cannot protect
paper worthwhile? That the betto.
FUNCTIONS OF flOVKKNMENT
This world dflos not owe any mnn
or any woman a Itvtng. It owei
them developed bruins and trained
hands as children to go out In the1
world and create their own opp.n-.
tunltlea for the making of a live..
hood based upon high standards
and more than living wages. All of
which la a reminder that the feder-
at congress has wlaety kept Uj
hands off the sales tax proposal. It!
levies a tax on Income. A utate In
support- your homo puper Is tho
more value It la to the community
1 and the more able It W to do real
Did you evr stop to think that t
. every dollar you spend on hand
' bills which are of no value as ad-
vertlslng and whleh are deemed ti
nuisance by the housewives you
1 take away from the legitimate rv
newspaper and make It harder for
that paper to be of Its finest ser-
vice' Did you ever think thot the
I advertising money given to free
William Southern Jr publisher' papers and hand blks whloh arc o
the Independence 1.M0 ) Exam- no value to your community weak-
come tax would lew a double- tnxlnei". says: i ens your homo paper Just that
and pile hltjh another burden up- "If you for any reason suddenly much and Is a knock on your
on straggling Industries and all; found your community without a town?
those who ar battling to keep their) newspaper there would be a big! "THIS HETTBR A COMMUNI-
heads nbovu the top of the ditch nuiw meeting sponsored by the TY SUPPORTS ITS NI4WSPAP-
A sale ttix mav have It defec'a Chamber of Commerce methods Kit. THK UBTTBIt AtibK IH
but to say that It Imposes 'grlev-1 would be adopted to Induce sonie-
ous burdens on the poor" Is rldlc ! body to start a paper probably a
uloiid. Those who are really poor 'bonus would be offered and adver-
ur. being cured for by tho federal 'tiding contracts promised. Every
government and the state and Its community wants a newspaper nf
local units. Those who would b j its own a puper which Is the only
required to pay a sales tax ure tho puper published In the world that
masters or the makers of their own cares n durn for that purtlcular
atamlard of living. If they are lux-: community.
ury buyers hy carry the bulk of This means that a newspaper Is
the load. If they are frugal and j considered an asset to any commu-
thrlfly and svpr live within their nlty. It means that a community
Incomes however small their share without a newspaper Is not much
of the tax would be ns Hght as the . of a community.
fuU of a anow flake on the back! "Did you ever stop to think that
THAT IMPISH TO
Will H.tys soya oxnorieiiao has
provud that vulgarity In the
movies doesn't pay. Which may
explain why so many companies
arc on tho rocks.
Many a Ills Shot Imi turned
out to bo Jii'it a lllank Cartridge.
Don't know what kind of cigar
you can get in Cuba Uioho day.i.
But ono thliiK'a curtain. It wou't
bo a mild Havana.
5UT OUR WAY
i i'ohm. liuiiiii William of Wiw? county Texas ha
ippointed director of the rtg'oal agricultural cretlllr
iti.n. lexa oinco eziecuve .iay i. ivnun uuiuit
; r. Mhgnidor of Snn Angelo 1U kUj nut. All
i a reminder that on May 27 the regional agri-
i di-piration will be trannf erred to the farm credit
ch.ip Gutnu Wlllinms. lie held down a house seat
t.rtns. He announced hi retirement a year ago.
i ttevnUon to a neat in the house he held many
UicaSjJIhxhnd the reputation of being one of the
hi politicians that West 'IVxa has known. Now ho
aa rt lhrrtllng aguin and should ho continue to be
I among the people nw on enrth will hold it for
1 Name of the
man In the
6 Hape tie.
IOUreek god of
13 The hous
occupied b tin-
ister. 1 Up to.
ID Certain sand-
21 More faa-
Itdloiu. S'J Compound
H lllaik viscous
of laud at th
AliMier lo l'rr ions t'llzlf
OCat. V ETTT H
AJ.&1P. I CBA.5.Hl0 RjG.A.TM
V I S
cnn'-'N. i tun R;DlE
Xt lljllk uf
.is Kind- it Iner
11 Her ii re
II V-l ir.iiti ii
land in smith
liiint t ive
miiiImjI on It
?.i luiai ler ured Js To
i lt:iiien In
i harm ter.
11 What people
di en llie man
In the plrturc
J.'. Streus with
ju Kreednm from
i.i null jte a th- amount
i. ni nl luxen.
ll'riiutv.il tin Id J'JTenn as
Man vkliu mild
month ef IMJ 't4snl ns iTlI'
23 lVl'el palm.
of the MolMnH
21 An tatttiNg
1 Katin ill-
1 A variety of
It Moiul il. li
3 1 The language
of U.e ScQtth
3H Opposite of
-foreclosure Relief Measure Enacted
hi I. uses of the Texaa legialatttre enacted a bill in-
J t". rIIftve property owners of excessive deficiency
tit- iu foreclosure pnicedttre "during the existing
t it flnnnclal tlme" ami paaiod it on to Gov. Fergu-
ln menaiire was 8potiaored b Hop. J. J. Greathou.se
1 n. nit county and was "framed lo protect debtor
r t unfair foreclosures."
i.t importance to thousands. It permit defendants
1. - !ticv. Judgment srniiu to plead that the property on
ci U.i lien was foreclosed was said for less than its
.due. A jurv thou is empowered to fix the true value
. i iii debtor will not be held liable for the difference
i fv ti the sale price and the real value. A cheerful Jit-
t f i t'ul fo rthe debtors should the courts affirm the
t(Hi tonality of the onactment.
(tcorgia Cotton Mills on a Double Shift
rextili- mills in the little industrial city of Fitzgerald
(r i h.iie gone on a double shift both day nnd night put-
" i' "Ut 200 men back to work. Mills owned by the same
i amotion at Cochran have been placed on a double shift
l of which is a reminder that Lady Commr. of Labor
I f-'inds Perkins asked unprecedented powers of the house
I . tor committee of the congre. to regulate production and
u;e Lady Commr Perkins volunteered the information
t rh members. of the committee that if the 80-hour week
i .i li hided' the minimum wage and production control fea-
ture?! "the administration would be sympathetic toward it
as ir ts sympathetic toward the general idaa of a 30-hour
wMjk."I.&tIy Commr. Perkins is a woman of sublime faith
In the future. She moy be disillusioned.
I- c i 4 p b 7
35 paW" J
7" 3Z i -i CS'' Uy
J L-3 P I L-l
should be severe penalties attached
for violation There should be an
honest ballot In Texas und a. fair
count. Ravlshers of tho bnllot box
should be placed behind the Ixirs
and disfranchised for all time.
There Is a way to go about It. The
lawmakers now grinding know the
road. Thomas It. Love und his vol'
atlle lieutenants were responsible
for the existing law. It should h
thrown In the discord and an up-j
to-date statute covering all the
ground substituted for the measure
All or which Is a reminder that
the tax burden arc breaking the
bucks of the people. Trhal T."'thl!1'
heavy load saddled on this genem
tlon by thoie who were In conttol
in World Wur duys and the gam
bling era Umt followed in ita wake.
There Is u federal Income tax. It Is
tor the support of the general gov-
ernment. Now why u stute Income
tax? It Is double tuxatlon wltn u
vengeance. Many of the foremost
stuteM of the union have udople 1
the sal o tax plan. All taxed c insti-
tute a burden In times like these
but the sales tax Is recognized by
many real thinkers of thu Ameri
can world as the least lniult'oii..
of all forms of taxation i.ike thu-
dews of heuven it covers the entiri-
territory In other words the hoiw
spendei pays the price The thrifty'
or the small spender dues nm
know that his pocket has bii
pouched.. All human units under a
government nhouid be compelled to
contribute His" or her share. Tiny
ate protectHd by the strong arm .if
government. They are given froe
aohools und ree teochera und frcs
textbooks. In hundreds of dlatrlcU
their children are oarrled from
home to the school house by motur
OAKK OK THK NKKDV
! There are county and city hos-
pitals maintained by the taxpayer
for the care of those who are un
t..ttlA In tnn iViol m.pn l.llld TV...
UUIC ll WVb ll.C.I VTII M.l.f .v
are courts major and minor for tho
protection of their rights and their
liberties In every county and every
olty and town there ur. sheilffs
and constabulary und peaco offl-
I cers fur the protection ot those
who need .protection. Why should-
n't the most lowly citizen be will-
ing to contribute lib mite to th
cost of all these modern accesso-
ries of government provided by the
laws of the commonwealth and
voted for by those who uphold the
social order and its institutions.
This Is a grand old common-
wealth. It has been lifted out of the
mud hy a magnificent system of
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fRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS
3 S UNCLE
PEP I SCOPE
THAT5 k 5UBMARIME.
COWIMQ TO THE.
TO THE KIDS'
SURE. AM VER 1
WHO OF A GAME
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Porter, A. O. The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 129, Ed. 1, Tuesday, May 2, 1933, newspaper, May 2, 1933; Breckenridge, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth71722/m1/2/: accessed March 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.