The Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 191, Ed. 1, Wednesday, July 18, 1934 Page: 4 of 4
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McMurtry Motor Co. Takes
Contest With Tallies
Standing 10 to 9.
W M- Muitry right fielder.
'" v ' !!' Himtiytoiuri field-
i iininr r' i'i i a frac-
' i h 'i i ! i. afternoon
i 'i - '-Mr ' long end f
' ii ' in t . in n which I )!
" rt i I i' ui til 'In
' -' I i ' ti . mth i
I 1 ' Mill Up
'in r i ti runs. Hi
v ' ' i hind T n "
V. i mi ' i- nix! t i
f "ii ith i
! '11111 i mi Deep hi
i . 'wn the firM
I i I i i ni falling a
ft I Mi th- n r! it K
i i l ii i i thai u-
l . ' ! i .
A '. Mi I fi ' ba n i
m K.t the l
v n. ii I
. i. i v hit ley r
t - t .
iw n I cimr In
t ' i Walker
. h ' ii he Wu-
' ' i 'mi pit.-heU
will. h i;k only
' ' hit reptlvct
tl In-eie on the
1 thud innifid Wood
noun ..f in nut niTritui
Tod itutl TIiuiniIii)
(omi in m.w-
iSIMCC IAL SALE-
1 r i h rt limit of tun we
are i Ii' rnii; om 10 per cent of
thr i'iiiinie prkv ihu paid for
tour imi'hitie on nny Table or
C ouvi I let tile wo luto In
luJ v. I). HUM. y III III.
singei owiiiR Mnchiiu .
CI U .ill.er I'htine Si:
(Ju a ran toed
tin .ill niaKes if T. pvuiit
oi anil iltlint; .MachinoN.
'Yy pewriler Co.
101 Uallter. I'hunr 'iJO
Sen Ice ("all
COOPER TIRE CO.
t lnut '1 iri-r
( all IttiMil foi
Met til Kiik
ii price for
hulti. ami I)ctes ( Iwinr'l
and I n vl 35c
rnuer l ieuned ami
I'I w-d SOc
:LM V Walker Phone ItG
llliouiHil'g Hit Opening
In filler Hotel
I irt lo ladieo. VViwi pcrm.t
luiit fi X' 1 Irhl 10 da fuu
sbsuipofi with cu-f) set .'it
mid J5" Moil Mitlturt tbop
In Btcclirntidcc Ihe public- 1
lnilted to tnirect my vhepr
Alma Henson Owutr
1 regular Prebytcrlan pitcher la on
his vacation. Dcore who took his
place. wa getting nowhere with
McMurtry when ho lutned the Job
over to Oftrrlgftn who finished the
There ptobAtoly would have been
wmc wrangling' over Umpire Of-
f lelil decision were It not for the
fact that he Ii a favorite umpire
of the league
The contest wn a closely fought
one throughout with one team
I leading then Uie other. McMurtry
led off with k run in the first In-
nine one In the second and two In
the third. Then the Presbyterians
scored two In the third. .McMurtry
mad two more in the ftftH. than
Um Presbyterians three in the
i lxth. making th score 5 to 0.
Presbyterian went two ahead In
the Mghlh with three runs. MeMur-
lr regained the lead In the ninth
with four counter.
Cook. Hutlrr and Derre hit hm
The box score
Presbyterian All II H I
Camgan 1b p I 1 o I
Glltson. es 12 12
-lark. 2b 1 1 .1 3
Hprutt c 10""
Itiiaeeil lb 3 0 " 1
Taylor If. b t 0 O
Northcutt. rt I 0 0 o
Alexander. tf I 1 " 0
Cook. j.f i 2 1 0
I Mere. p. If 12 3 2
Walker r .
Whitley rt .
Milieu se . ..
Friday. ( - r
AB. It II
Totals .13 10
8corc by Innings: R M
MoMurtry IIS 000 001-10 S 10
Preahyterlan MB COS 001 0 7 9
Mummar) . Home runs. Cook But-)
ler. Iiere three-oase hit. Ueare:'
two-banc hit Andrew base on
(He of Cudd off Carrifan 1 !
-tnk nun Cudd. 1. Carrlgan. .
! none left on bae. MeMur-
' I'm -by teri'tn
Star - Telegram !
Boys Victorious i
The ytarTMejfrairi boy bajeball;
teii u another tem that otight to
replace their baseball shoes with
trark shoes This morning In their
game with tlic American boyn they
rirclid the Nuus for 29 runs to S
: for the Anmrienn.
In every daprtmeni Ui Tela-
1 grajn ten outckMod their oppon-
ent They went almost errorless
I throughout the same whercna Um
Americnn team nutdo Wntlwiiea.
1 T White. Telourani filttfiar. al-
.wed 6 wnlka ami fanned 6. while'
I'rako walked 6 nnd fanned S. I
Thompson Talegram ontoher. and j
Uuth. American flnst bmuninn.
knocked homa run. Thompson was I
Uy; Jop (oorur of the day with live
The box oore:
UT-Tlugrua - .Ji. H j i e
lt-Ain If 7 j o
J. Oltft. lb . . . S 2 l 0
iT WTUta. p .... l 1 l 0
Thoaipoon c . i r. 1 a!
U OM. cf i 2 i
IVohlforrf. . ..i i i oj
ouc. ft b n n Oj
Hirown rf u j u 0
'. n 3 i o
White m a S a I
Smith ih . . .6110
Andrtw. .t ..
Drake. j cf . .
HoueU f M
CrrSH). 3b. If
1 Kulh. Ih
Da I ley rf
M 38 U 3
All Jl. H. B.
Total 36 3 30
"re h inning. R. H E.
American 030 ICO 3 8 30
Mar TtsriunS KO JIx M II 3
Hummary Home runs Ruth
Tbomp.on. tw.c hit. While.
THumpson. Row in. B. CUft. strth
i otits Drake . T. Whits f; walks
I off Drake K. off T. White 0
PiiUdelphit rclmtlsU have dt-1
iorred a new un spot 2AMt I
mile wide .Sw b4l ran we u.'
"i f" a ur alibi" i
Uist Daj Toduj
1 Jl I 5 m
1 " - ' - ' 1 -' I Jl
gnapfjiot Sport Events
THE BRECKENBIDGE AMERICAN BRECKENRIDGE TEXAS WEDNESDAY JULY IS 1931
As I See 1 1
in WH.SON itiTCiiti:
Mule .ilUlltion ic belli; pud
the Hteckenridge Vtirtrv Club
now than t ha nnnnl "nor
the Inst pro left here otnr fie
or nix eari ago
The women 'are taklng a big
hand In the tejuvenatlon of the
club Both the clubliousc and golf
coutse h.ive been put in em elli nt
There are 186 members in the
group of women presided over by
Mr Jack 8. Robert which hav
tftktti ch.itKe of the club hor.se.
The women hae improved the
appearance of the building Thay
have refurnished and repainted
the Initde. turning it Into a com-
The caddies t o longvi date e.ioh
other to poke his fist through the
C K WhilnKi i i-iiielni .itid
Murl lirown upei visor of the
rlub have oveiaecn the work of
putting the rourec in shape The
green and tees have all been re-
built New cotton aecd hull have
been put on the greens. BenchcM
and water coolers have been built
The roughs have been rlmied off
and stumps taken out of the fair-
ways. No 7 green whi h has long
toud in defiance of the bct of
the ma stile wlelder has been ov-
erhauled. Balls will not roll off
so easily. now once they are on
as a rim has been built around
the back to ' prevent this.
.Many heart has beat extra
time when a player after making
a good pitch ahot to the greon.
ww hie Imll rotUng slowly but
haartltaaty over the adg of the
green and down the ten foot bank.
Thla summer the golf team- of
this section are not playing regu-
lar matches but the local players
have plana to play matches with
Mineral Wells Cisco Eastland ond
Ranger In the near future.
This column will probably re-
mind Mme of the readers of foot-
ball days Football nea.on l sev-
eral weeks iihnad as far i.n
B r e r k e n r id g e Is com erned
but theie U .me high nrhool team
Teutpli which Is iUxi4ed t beyin
praitlre this week. The ajtulntiii.t
i obi h will -tni thr bo off
Uy W WINSTON COPBLAND
United Picsa Hlaff Cot respondent
FORT WORTH. July 18. (U.".
llaseball is on the "up" tit Kort
Worth where It has undergone a
Van Wlnkle-llke slumber for four
It la an old saying In the Texas
league that "ea Port Worth goes.
so goes the league." If thai atlU
be true than baseball should be
on the climb throughout the cir-
cuit The nudden awakening here Is
attributed to this season' Improve-
ment of the Panthers an improve-
ment which makos them a iossl-
bUity to enter the league playoff
The attitude here i a reversal
of early season thinking The
Cits started the season as an
unknown quantity. They dropped
the first seven games In a row
and with them (an Intereet
Rnpeatcd Juggling of the lineup
and acquisition of new players
finally ha brought n winning
combination. The spectacular rise
of young Rudy York with hi
home run walloping has caught
the fancy of fans.
Kan are turning out as they
have not done since 1030 when a
surprise Cat team copped the flag
ami the Dixie series. Kane are
talking baseball aomethtng that
ha been almost lacking for four
Moreover it appears that if the
Cats can hold up the club nwv
finish out of the "red' this year
.mother thlug that had not hap-
pened for years.
Last year the club finished In
recelversMp and for several
months it was uncertain whether
it would even be In Ihe league
Unlet. a terrible !ump nit . th'-
II A . S V K' S A
-- w w.i j v m . . kj
BE FOLLOWED BY AMERICAN;
Among other improvements
thst the American i atlempttng
to make In its new. servke the
porU activate. of the city and
thU section are being given vp-
i il iitentiim with euiphitis for
Mi. iierf-iit being idui ed on Ihe
iflttall Imue mil lull t'led
I.at )w I odd
Team P W I. Pet
Ion Rtar 2 2 0 1.000
Magno'ia 1 1 U 1.000
Texas Co 1 t 0 1 000
Lions 1 1 0 1.000!
McMurtry 2 11 WW
Hanlon 0 0 0 .000
Rotary 1 0 1 000
Culf 2 0 2 ooo
Presbyterian 2 0 2 000
Texaco vs. Hanlon.
Rotary vs. Lions.
I Ion's lytmuno
Team P W L Pet. J
Candy Kitchen 1 1 0 1.000 1
flulf 1 1 0. 1.000 1
Mtar-Telegram .1 1 0 1.000
Pie .10 1 .000
Caicy'a Confec. 1 0 1 .000
American . . 1 0 1 .000
Candy Kitchen vs. Gulf 8:30.
HOW Tllin STAN II '
Club W K Pet
Kan Antonio M 12 .808
Galveston 81 -II M7
Tulsa l It -837
Beaumont . If 7 610
Dallas .IB 18 .806
Port Wcrth . 17 17. .600
Houston . . 12 57 .121
Oklahoma City ... 10 60 .117
I Club W. L. Pet.
New York . .63 31 Ml
Chicago ..61 S3 .007
8t. Louia ... 16 36 .888
Pittsburgh 11 87 .624
Boston H 12 101
Philadelphia 36 18 120
Brooklyn 6 10 1 17'
Cincinnati M 61 328
Club W 1. Pit
Iietioi' S2 31 027 1
New- oik 10 31 .413.
IWou 16 38 618
Cleveland 13 36 .631 '
Washington II 13 .156
81. LouU 36 11 .101
Philadelphia 33 10 .305 j
C)hir.go 28 65 337 '
YITIIRHA Y'S RlbITI.T
; Oklahoma City 10 Son Antonto 8.
! PVrt WorUi 9 Jionuniont 1. (10
Dallas S. Houston 2. ;
Oalveslon ft Tulsa I.
Brooklyn T 151. l-onls 0
New York 8-1 Ohlcngn 3-2.
Philadelphia 7 Cincinnati 0
Only games solieduled.
Pet roll I Washington 8
Boston 6 Chicago 2.
Cleveland 13. New York 5
St. Louis 7. Philadelphia I
WIIISRK TIIKY Pl-W
Man Antonio at Oklahoma City.
Beaumont at Kort Worth
Houston ut Da lla.
lveioa at Tub.
St. Louts at IJrooKlyn.
Cinclnnutl nt Philadelphia.
Pittsburgh at Boston.
Chicago (it New York.
Itiiludelphin at 8t Louie
New York nt Cleveland
Waabington nt Detroit.
Boston nt Chicago
' team or injuries take away eom
1 of the slurs Del Pratt's comblna
tlon flppsars almost certain of get-
' Hug in the play-off.
A good left-handed pitcher vir-
tually would assure the rlub of
landing in the first division and
Pratt is looking for one. All hi.. ;
regulars aie right haiwlor. on!'
although they have been doing
well a b' hi th paw would bo it big '
' V ' ' CS ' '
vi . i -J( s s
At tho present tune there ore
two lea suss operating in Uie elty'i
these being the YMCA Boftbtlll j
League and the City Boyn' Holt-
ball League With standings of i
the trams published daily and '
averagee giveu s often a the
In addition to tint the Ameri-
can I publtslilng tho sLaiidlngs of '
the TexHx Nntiuanl and AtnoH-
can League and will add such
other sports features ns nsteut be
necessary from tlnio to linis to
nwe it ti first class sport )m;.
Other sorts are alw followed
'lut.ely by American reporters
uid poii fans sav that letter i
intrrttt is being shown in Uie mi
1'ollow Uie American porirf col t
unn for .i lew dayt and ttc if
it is not about the ginger needed I
to flavor tports events in Brcck- I
BUSINESS GOOD OVER WEST
TEXAS AREA SAYS I. R. LINES
In ipitr uf the pieMiilniK drouth
buslnesH men In We Texas towns
are generally optlmlstli mid me
enjoying bettei hUNtiie.xx tliiin
they had a yenr ago according to
I R Llne field secrctaiy of the
Koit Worth Chamber of Com-
merce who vlltrd Breckenridgc
A northcrnei until a few yeuis
ago. Mr Lines ha become thor-
oughly sold on West Texas and
is an enthusiastic booster Mi
Lines was In the British army In
Bast Africa during the World
War and spent several years In
India. He is convinced however
that West Texas is the place to
Mr. Lines travels through Wot
Texas visiting merchants to uc-
Food Prices Up
5 to 10 Per Cent
TORT WORTIL July IS. (U.R
Family pocketbooks will experience
some setback when the housewife
goes out this week to fill the lard-
er with flour (.ugat. veKctables and
A nurvey of grocery stores here
showed food had risen in price
from frve to ten per cent in the
last few days due to the drouth
and In tome Instances federal tax-
im. Some Items were expected to
advance again this week grocery-
The same situation is generally
true over Texas grocerymen etiHed.
flour has Jumped 30 cents a bar-
rel In tha last weak. A further ad-
vance Is expected. Bacon baa ris-
en four cents a pound In the last
month. One vegetable counter man-
ager estimated all freah vegetables
had risen from five to ten per cent
during the week
DALLAK. July IS. l l' Food
prices in Dallas ns In Kort Woith
and other Texas cities me consid-
erable hlK'iel today at a leeiilt of
the crop devastation diouth In
Texas and other states.
l)fiuiM-il specific.i to nu't't the tiiuisnal demand of Texas' miiihui'In Klcctric Refrigerator? have
proved their aliihl U) maintain a rotrect tcmpeiatuie ol "' decrees of les constantly regardless
of outside leiuperatuies Klcclric Uelrigeialois are linilt uilh tremendous surplus power for no
oilier reason Hutu lo offset the couti'..'.ied hliKteriu". heal so tommon in the Soul invest.
I'rices are low operating costs are low uialiilenance costs are negligible so buy sJifc dependable
SEE YOUR ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR DEALER
iuaint tin in with tin; luige mini
ber of Fort Worth products which
nie distributed through wholesale
comptnlcs and jobbers
'It Id not our object to solicit
retail business" Mr. Lines stated.
"I am a firm bollovcr that it Is
the obligation of ciUtens of any
city to support their local mer-
chants It la the merchants who
contribute u lurgu tmrt uf the sti-
port to schools chinches and oth-
ei Institutions of a city."
'Wherever possible local Indus-
tries should lie pationtsed" he
Kort Worth Is anxious to be the
friend of West Texas and thtough
Mr Lines is establishing friendly
relntlons with business men of
Lone Star Rate
Case Nears find
AUSTIN. July 18 (URlArgument
before a 53rd district court Jury
here on fnlrness of n rate reduction
ordered for 1jne Star Gas Com-
pany were to be completed today.
Then for the second time In thu
history of Texas a Jury In a Mate
court will retire to dotenmtnc If the
Railroad Conanlssion has allowed a
fair and reasonable .-etuin to a
utility in fixing its rates The only
precedent for a Jury trial of a rate
case Is the recent Ijircdo gas case
trted In the same court.
The suit ngalmt tho Lone fttnr
was filed by tho attorney general's
deiierUnent to ootnpol ihe tiUllty
; to abide by n comtnUwIon order re-
: ductng the cost of gas delivered at
city galea from 10 to S3- cents a
i thousand cubic feet.
.Mliny .Mountain Slie!i Jjlulltfil
JACKSON Wyo. lU.B-kMountnln
sheep rarely seen by the average
pcraon still aie far from "Xtinc-
llnrt (Same Warden A. O. Pender-
gtaft and Fred Deyo rctuinliiK
flout a trip into the high moun-
tains reported they counted nioic
1200 Including 2H0 nuns
made the tilp to deteinune
whethei to close the .seuaou in
the county this year.
lime-Tested and Proven in More
than 100000 Texas Homes
TODAY'S STOCK MARKET
Through the Courtcay ol Ford Alcus
Allud Client 136-
Amei Can 00- 10O-0
Anier Tob . . . 77-2 77-1
Amcr T & T ... 113-2 113-7
Anamoiida .. .11- 1 1-1
Allan Rcf 26- 25-1
Auburn Auto . . 22-0 23-
ilarnedale Oil . . 7-2 7-3
Beth Steel .. 32-2 33-1
Hllgga Mfg .. 10-0 17-
Caso Mfg WW 53-
Chrysler ... 30-7 10-0
Colun blan Car . . 70- 72-
Coiis Pet . 0-7 10-
Coin Oil . 10-1 19-1
Cuitls Wright . . 3- 2-7
Dupnnt 00- 3-2
Gold Dust . . 10-2 19-3
Rem Rand .. 10-1 10-1
Vox Mtlm4 11-1 1 1-1
Gen Kleo . . .. 20-2 20-1
Gen Motors 30-5 32-
Gen Koods . 31-1 31-0
Gordyear 20-1 27-1
Houston Oil (Old) 20-
I tit Harvester . 32-5 33-1
lot Telephone .... 12-1 12-3
Montg Word . . 2S- 2&-7
Natl Cash Reg . 15-1 18-1
N Y C R R . ... 20-6 27-1
Ohio Oil 10-t 10-5
Phillips Pet . . . 16-2 17-1
Radio 0-3 0-1
Santa Pe R R . . 60-0 -J3-2
Sears Roebuck . t.VH II-
Shell Union . ... 7-7 7-7
Skelly Oil' 0-3
Bocony 15-0 1.V7
Stun Oil N J 11-1 Il-l
Studebaker I- I-
Texas Corp 23-fl 23-8
Tex Gulf Sul 32- 32-0
Tex Pac C & O . . . 8-0 S-0
U 8 Intl Ale tl-6 -IS-!
U S Steel 08-1 30-8
United Air 17-1 17-
Vanadium 20-1 21-
Wostlng lSlttc 35-1 30. 1
Wostern Union ... 11-7 13-7
Wool wot th 60- 50-3
'itios .Service . . 2-1 2-1
Lone Stat Gas 6- .VI
Klee Hond. 13-6 11-1
Gulf Oil Pu .... 02-7 (12-5
Humble Oil .. 12-1 l2-
St.ii. till Ind 27- 27-1
70; f HO;
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outtuit its ntwttijr SO"
or ittt in ijour EILUNC
High Low Cloo
13.10 13.10 13.38
.13.51 13. ID
. . 13.00 13.02
13 33 13.18
Ni:W YORK COTTON
High Low Close
Jan . . .13.50 13.38 13.11
j.Mur 13.59 13.10 13.10
May 13.01 13.53 13.08
July 13.17 13.07 13.12
Oct 13.35 13.21 13.20
Dec 13.18 13.31 13.39
High Low Clo.-u-
July . . 00-1 OS-t .i8-0
SotH .. . .101-1 l"9-3 100-
IJOC .. ..102-0 101- 101-5
July 02-2 61-1 01-0
Popi 03-0 02-0 03-1
I Dec G6-I 05- 05-1
July 15- 11-5 tl-O
I Sept 15-0 15-2 15-2
Doc 10-6 -10- 10-1
1 i .
RKALLV IS KIRST
BRYAN Tox. (U.R) - It's John
Sidney Boriiltfo tho Kirst tit the
I Krnnlt Botlsklco. For these ica-
j sons: John Sidney Is the first
child of his patent the first
grandchild uf both his paternal
i and umtqrnnl Kmndpnreuts the
I first Rroat Kinndchlld of Frit.
Biutulles who lint 10 Krundchll-
.li on. nml Uie first cJilld bom in
.ho tecontly icopcnod Btynn ln-
N'liiilV Sleuth I hi; Won Amird
ST. LOUIS Mo. U.Pj A gold
medal of the St. Louis Council or
Boy Scouts was awarded to John g"
J. Swaratrnubcr M for his "bl-F
cycle arrest" of a burglary as-
pect. When he heard u nolghbm
shout for aid he seized his fnth-
' er's revolver leaped on his bicycle
1 and tracked down the mntpect in
a park two miles away The
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