Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 18, Ed. 1, Friday, January 21, 1938 Page: 1 of 4
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TRADE AT HOME
Ten Persons are Injured y
Every Purchase Mads Out of
West Texas- P.11I11 In sou't
east portions colder In sou'Ji i
tlon. Saturday wnimor.
) VOL. 18-NO 18.
" "-- . .
VTA Kit INIIU-VrKY
.N THE oil shutdown for MX
fiki belnk' put Into (Meet b
h' i n.iond commission an avenm
cf tHw fren venous Ions 01
ltU i. to W I
li. n th pi
it. t It Jf I!
w.i'm the sh'i
n.f i t ..n thi '
ti V ii tin to
w is. seen here to
i to the ef-
I ui making
wn will not be
f ii 'her cntight. n
t being mailrii
i ix Sun. in. t
i tertit'f in win. h
t' ' or five bam b-
Iv woiks a haidhi
' ii- sdlpi
" i . i uffe t
l lnv not (!
in ' ! of .i lucti"n of tho
six 'Ui' cut' in. t. the quick
f i nc nliy ci - ti argln opera-
out ir -- where water
m prmlii. I it tnhta until
Wt-tlm xlity aftri
the w I jMimi ii
i l One ! r.i
v It .ivmain.-
J Mil. per d. . 'ii
r -u h a s ' i it
Sunday to gwt
iialn. it u
ven or eight
iJI'i AKINi; . . it has remain
ed for Juu... Itu'iih Yarbrough
if . tin csn.ti la"- foi attorney
iti'tnl to pii Mit what lie rlainia
ii a r.v woi.l iti .il lingo. Thlav
W d 11 tanNl- I he Jlldgr says
lie dues not to w whether he tuts
thr "pelluiR tight but that he u
a tni.kir in tin Hi'irci firld and
llm' i tankle - i nun who bullda
tiirki .ii thr fti Ida
IIN-; Fhour .r Ki.t ilgned n
d" atiicnt esfrda which
made iioinmi' cr Fuilda Zulftcnr.
his wife 7ulfl m under Mohntn-
mrdnn cuatoni ' ild not be prr
rt. at her own wrddlnK bllt ie
ix-cpt.i through it umk Ir the em
tail and saw ii i - If wrd
h'.. is the a "i 1 i icrn of Es t
cir.tr I'll opHlri. t i' initofnt as wr
Jm.c mid la o' - mewhat n dilfrr-
i t Hpr th.s innionn except
t it' hc too. i a beauty
K't.Ka thue .Inst nie not loan
tl c c.j nun on ton h
IAUMEItS of n int in the
IiiMer Illo'.i itul. alley i n.
that did secede fi.iiu Texas eati i
t!n because nt the depression
wttr .nuble to sell JIOjOOoo worth
of bond for Irrigation purposes.
t i They pooled their own resources
n?' t i ut then own tenuis plows nnd
shovels powrrod pumps with oUt
automobile engines and today wu-
' trr is fluMliiK 1 .J.Vj acres heia-
l That sounds lki Americnn (mtar-
I'ns. we used t nnd and bsnr
nbuut bcfoie peon c sal down uml
tied every i.iui the dtpresalon
ITS T1IK tr-i..Ke-t e.is atlve In-
rstlt;ation ' lm that now go-
uti n Into i. .l.tt and poltclus
of tin. stule Kiiim comnuasion
The lnr)uiry w mdrred at tilt
lcitcst of th depeittnent llaslf
iivuer a uaolut. i. urged by the
hame oiiimkHi .n Thr cuininUMIon
wutitcd to ' pul n atop to criticisms
in.! ihdrKus t individuals and
There limy in mmi who arue
f. i iho wuloii. of a Jrpuitnient
f illy s-ttisfiM as to its cond i t
tf Its husineae aaku.t; f.u a legia-uti-i
IT s certain t'dt the testimony
will not ii. iti with the facta
that trie depdi tun in has very few
Uoiiurs with whuh to carry on
Kitiiir nnd fish oustrvutioit and
propntsation In the ltmilhon acrs
iluinnin of Texiii about one-fifth
of one per cei.t per year.
Rather it will be a Jumble of
henrsit) und eri'vvncos personal
and political dlfftirnces
Jg L the mind of the public a dozen
irllicism n dozen nrRtinicnU or
challenges of the conduct of the
department to any that lint! nny
pic'enso of common currency at
nil. No mutter how laudatory tin
MivcsHKHtini; committee's report
the Kmc commlsston will be the
only loser by this unique proco-
due of having Itself subjected to
wide publicity hm the tarjet for all
tho criticism Krlcvanee. expo-t and
non-cxpert dcnunclaUon that will
naturally evolve in eucU u field
Automobile Group To
ALLRED LAUNCHES FIGHT ON
Admits White iouse
J'hone Calls Tapped
I'f the cpi
f igp corps of
rf the Interior.
a ii II Glavis
tll SMi.tc in-
ti ilors that
t .i p "J? of In-
l i ior ("to
W ' phone w -i v
it) ibl.v" ip-
c ImI t .' ii ;:
i!un inccm n :
Wr 'e llou
i u in thuit
HARD RAIN NOT
County Agent Opines That
Moisture Okeh But He
Rainfall ..f 11 ( nn n eh and
low hanRWK clouiin ooiinn mis'
today brouitht vauoua comment
on the moisture situation In Steph-
It all summed up that rain la
acceptable but there wits a bit
IIAItl) RAIN AT NOON
The .11 of an inch was the
iiisneuromein at 7 o'clock Fri-
day morning. Kilday noon n
downpour started which about
fit the description of ttwt de-
nned by the county agent.
o( parMcularlt) about Just what
kind of a rum
U- lie. d t haul lain to fill the
tnnka but wi do 'iot need any
luittiiiued cloudy wenthei no.- a
oussle waa thr way W R. Lace
lounty asent put It.
Mr lidded stork watei is needed
an.l it hard rain that will run
.if int.. the tanks would be wel-
comed but the Kiuin clops of the
iont weie not damaged by the
iii.-t kIoitos as was the case In
oim other lountles the summir
like sunshine strengthening the
giowth. Anothei objection lo the
misty fall was that tni.ny tire In
need of preparing their lands (or
"Ait do not mlsundeistand me
In a county which has had a
drought In three or the last fotli
years nilnfull m any fashion m
welcome he concl.ideiL
7'wiA- Farm at Wink
WINK. Jan 91. UJo-An SO.000
barrel .toraje tank of crude oil
biased furiously at the Magnolia-
lUlley lank farm ten tnlie south
of Wink today.
The huge lank one of ten an
the fatm. was strut by lightning
befoie midnight More than 10ft
men were attempting to extingu-
ish the fire and lo protect the
other tanks. The file could be seen
plainly fiom Wink The butnim;
oil la owned by Shell on company
which tad (eased the storage tank
from Magnolia Approximately
0f)0 barrels are Mored there
i J H
BUCKS MEET MINERAL WELLS
rioli.itiln Martini; I.lneup-:
Nn. .Mineral Wells Position
3 Turner Forward
I Mamllton . Foiward .
0 Qrtffith . . Ceitei ...
1 A iter na thy (c) . Ouatd
12 Woi llwm Ouard
After trying their mental ability
In the clitMroomit on midterm
ov.n .it w-v .1.- urM.t..nHiiBn I
- .....- .... ..wv. .-W - - W..V-- .UH
tiuekuroos test thtilr
piowesa tonight ag ilnst Coach II
A Pir)innns Mineial Wells
capers In a game in the Junloi
lllgn gymnasium. Tlie ai-.ond
tvams wll prolMibly open tlie
nlKht's festivities with a short
ruiiic tturtlng at 730. which will
put the first teams on the floor
ut about 8 15.
Football fans should enjoy to-
nl.lit offcrlun if i i at. tiling
BUKClvKNKllKJK .STEPHENS COUNTY TEXAS FRIDAY JAMAKY
er Price Levels Goal
Of Roosevelt In H i s
WASHINGTON Jan 21 P
Auto Industiy spokesmen tii n
pi oved Plesldent Roovilt . nil
sillinc rerommcndiitioti un.i f. i
i "t a spring upturn In motui -.
f which should help Ini-in. k i
rully The motor men ni t with
rieanient Roosevelt shoi'lv nftM
In irstated his holding conipnii
nn. I price objectives
Speaking for the auto xioup Al
vin MacCauley head of the Auto
mobile manufacluters Association
'We lepoit to the pre tMit that
we are hopeful of a i on il m
cieuse of sales in the fpimi; Wi
found ourselves In hem') m.i.e-
ment with the pirstdent piu.cipnls
in installment selling. '
Referring to his stnti ment last
week that holding companies must
go the President said his remarks
v.t-re directed pratlcularly at pub-
lic utility and bank stock hold-
ing companies. He did not refer to
all holding companies..
Ill price objective Is to restore
the level of 1029 price. Consider-
ing 1820 prices as 1U0 he present-
ed todays overugc aa 08.
In ccngress senator dorelil Nye
of North Dakota advised the sen-
ate puUic lamls cotnmllteo that
he had reports of civilian conser-
vation corps frauds totaling $1250.-
000. "I undei stand that the general
arcounung office is Investigating
shortarea of Civilian ('onset vatloti
Corps funds amounting to more
than Jl.OOn.Ouo In the southwestern
part or the U S and 250000 In
Kansas " Nye said
The "repoif was the lttet de
velopment In the committee'
hearing on the qualification of E.
K Iturlew to be assistant sect '
taiy of Intel ior.
Second Victim of
Crash Dead Today
Second fatality of an automobile
crash near Anson Tuesday. Mrs N.
J. Lanottc. 50. of Post died In a
Stamford hospital last night at B:20
Other victims of the crash were
Mrs Lanotte's brother Allte Clark
nnd his wife of UtttofteW! Mrs
Clark was killed instantly and Mr
Clark waa doing "fairly well" at
the. Itendrlck Memorial hospital Ii.
Crew of U. S. Ship
Will lie Released
PORT ARTHUR. Jan 21 iUR'
Mis. J E l-wls wife of the cap-
tain of the Aineilcan tanker. Nan
tucket Chief which was seized
with Its ciew by the Spanish na-
tionalists said today she was in
formed by Gulf marine officials
that the ciew is safe and will be
relaaed in two days.
. . Hnmil 'U
... . Thoman 21
. . Harris 25
.. Ho-nn (c 2tt
like the battle the Bucks and the
Resetters atngetf In Mineral Weils
test week. The Ctirllsmoti won
99-17. hut mill nflAr n miivli a mf
' -" ." .--B -
rugse.t froo-for-all which saw
basket ball players strung out on
the floor fiom on- end of the
gym to the other. Roth tennis ai
made up chiefly of football play-
eis who minor in basketball so
Iho boys had buMor warm up on
their foul shots.
Bill Ray Abernathy loads the
Mineral Wells wuuiois into tho
fiuy tonight Tho halry-chcatcd
Turn to Tuge Four
Dirt if Work on
" .- ' -SLLK.l'W'i'- t r
' Mud iinhi !
' nhrllioii- ImhIi-
nt- tl. an I
I " -i-t j.rs &i. At
Junior College . tuai il In their annual mud btttl" as plrtuud nbove.
lxmk ut the tattered gaimvnts. They had a lipping time.
Prisoner Tel Is
Of Escape I'Yoin
BAN KRANCISCO. Cai . Jan. 21.
- A new story of hate fonr nnd
drspvtatlon ut Aleut rnc Island in
fan Finnclsco Bay came to light
following depaituic of William
Malcolm Ritchey for Providence
R. I to face a Jowl theft chnigc.
Rltcney was released fiom tho
Kedeia' piisoti last week.
Inapectoi Willlum McMahon of
thi Su Francisco Police Dewrt-
mi nt said Ritchey told him At
( a pour was thi moat hated man
on the island and in constant fear
of hu life that his faction and
one of which Frank (Blackloi
McKee of the Terrible Tuoby gang
of ChiciiKo is nominal lender wete
bitter rlvaU and that Ralph Roe
nnd Ted Cole escaped from the
prison on a ra't oi oil bnrrols.
Roe and Cole disappeared in a
heavy fog last Dec. 10 when they
broke out a machine shop window.
Whether they survived tlto trooch-
erous ebb tide of Han Frnttolsco
Bay has not been ascertained.
Ritchey was quoted as saying
empty oij barrels on the island
weie punctured by guards Immedi-
ately after Rue and Cole were re-
potted missing He also said Mc-
Mahon related that Capone Is
kept awuy from other prisoners
In the morning .tfter the other
men leave the yaid his Job Is to
go out and pick up pawis and
rlgaiette stubbs. In the afternoon
hi wuiks In the shower room
Inspector McMvhon further
quoted Ritchey as faying the pris-
oners have a grcit respect for
Warden James Johnston.
Petty Is Removed
For Postal Quiz
FT WORTH. Jan 21 im
Oscai ivtty of O iHmnell under
frdeinl chuige in conneclon with
Ihe .'' lobliery of a mail poucil
w i-. hi ought hi re loday for quest-
tuning h poatnl innpictors.
Romb Time Clock
Found Near Ship
HEATTLIS Jan. 21. (OR) Cus-
toms officers and const gunrritimon
today found a suit case filled with
dynamite and time clock floating
220 foot from the Japanese ship
It wus not known if tho bomb
still was likely to explode It was
found near where the miilo body
of R R. Forsytho 27. Vancouver
Canada teacher was found float-
ing yestciday. Forsythe Ui owned
whilo attempting to swim to tho
Aid President In Business Push
clothes weie toin fi.int 'i'iimlng
and sophomoiri of Sin Fuuicl'o
OF CITY LIONS
A pioginm of iiiuaIc and do tills
of the piojHJsed special tialli to
Mexico City occupied the lunch-
eon huui of the Mii-ckenrldgc
I.lons club toduy tmon at the V.
M. C A.
O. T. Howies told of plans of
Ft. Woith Lions to charter n
sjieclal ttaln foi a trip to Mexico
City this Miimmci and ndiicd local
Lions intci i-sted uic invited to
make the trip. Puscnt jilaus ate
to remain in the Mexico capital
foi six days.
Accordlnn numbeis tendered by
Jocsphlne Schlluch und Mr. Mtjlcr
in duet were highly appicclntod.
D. C. JSdwards jeweler H.
Tuchln attorney Cliarles Hertcl
teacher and Mayor Floyd Jones
were Introduced ns new members.
Visitors to the club were MUs
Ruth High tower club sweethentt
Charlie Atkinson. N. P. McCnrney
F. J. Christie Otis Hitchcock mid
A. Nemir Roscoe und A. H.
To Re tXifjhl Meets
WASHINGTON Jan. 21. U P
Majuilty leader Alveii Uaiklvy of
Kentucky told the senate today
that night sessions will stmt Mon-
day in an otfoit to end fillbustei
against the anti-lynching bill
The bill has tied up legislative
action in the senate since Januury
6 und a Jam thieatened to become
serious because committees aie be-
ginning to teport bills for floor cou-
sldeiation. Fir em en Ext in finish
Auto House R lazes
The fi.e department unswuied
two calls today wuh little damage
upoitfd by cither file.
Shorted wires in an automobl'e
caused the fiist file at 11 37 a. lit.
on the faOO block on W. Walker
A gas stove with u rubber con-
nection in the bat I. loom of the
home of A. Tnlley 208 N. Merrelt
caused tho second alarm repotted
Tho hose wus burned and smoke
In the bathroom was leported as
tro only damage done.
Rail Player Turns
Down $2;000 Pay
NEW YORK. Jan 21. U.P) Joe
Dl Mugglo reruscd an offci or $25-
000 as his 1038 salary Jacob Rup-
pctt owner of tho New Yoik Yan-
kees baseball club said today ut-
ter a conforcneo with Him
F.B.iVlen Lead Him About
With Chains After He
-l' PAt'L. Jan. 21. (U.R' V u
i .Ii rs confessed kldnapei mui.it
i of Charles Ross made nn trr..it
' .-npe.theMlniieapollsSt.il m.'
- Pa-i l uly N.rt- .ui today ii
i loiiii.iiud opviiKhtrii tory
' l d il HooVi l I' i ml of the
I HI iimiiIiiI iii iiiivv lull tun' An
l'i lo bail In i n i. unit i ted with
twu iiui kicln i ppiiik.1 in d t HI
men ii viid the I. ..die of llii.
T-' in Atwoo.l Gi iv An. ki -i i.
Otllpllli llllth ull lis Allillt-
MoiiM mi i fc u f . (1i
Ut I . .1 III Ii mll i idlllK thi
Sinn i iii. i i ham Hi hud coin! i
ed tin m ..i ii In bout toui In Ui.
coi sin mil Mintii notu leMnlintt th
glnve liciu Spiiunei im onsltl of
his nun (In lit inii nnd the place
wheie he Imd hidden 3i)0ni of the
SOO.tmo he collected fiom the Ross
Hoovci levealed that Andeis had
confessed kidnaping John and Uol-
iva Roieia of Lake Geneva Wis-
consin last Septcnibci 2 Boicla
was released at onco but Mrs. Iloi-
cla was held two days.
Hoover said that Anders had con-
fessed four northwest bank lobbei-
i's which he canted out alone.
Trouble With Japs
SHANGHAI Jan 21 U.R Am-
ci lean missionaries aie seeking to
advise Piesldont Roosevelt of dif-
ficulties which they complain thoy
have in seeking to continue tholr
work in Japanese occupied toni-
toiy A group of mlsslunai les seek
a confcienco with Paul McNutt
commiMiionei to tho Philippines
who will flo'to Washington to ic-
iwrt on Japanese inllitiutlon Into
The misslonni les compliin of
difficulties of obtaining passes to
i elm n to their post
Ft. Worth Man Will
Run For Conrrass
FT. WORTH. Jnn. 21 U.R -Curtis
McHroom 27 attorney today
announced his candidacy foi con-
giosa to succeed Frit Lnnharn of
Ft. Woi th. City otincilman Jcromn
Mm tin tentatively announced for
Eastland Men del
Nueces Oil Lease
Al'STIN Jan. 21. 'UP) - C. W.
Hoffman and K Page of Eastland
today wciu awarded a ten-net a oil
lease in the bed of tho Nueces river
by the state mine t a! boaid. The
bid was J2.000 cash and $3000 out
of oil plus royalty und tentals
Japs Seek Control
of Philippine Ores
MANILA. Jan 21 U P The its-
iiIIk Tiibiim. said today that Plesl-
dent Manuel Quezon hud tojectml
an mil hi live Japanese offer to
develop the Philippines rich Iron
Uoy Scout woikors and Eagle
Scouts left Hreokemldge euily this
after noon to attend the nnnmil
meeting of the Comanche Trail
Council st Brownwood this aftor-
nonn hii'iI tonight.
At the mooting icxut of the
woik of tho yoai will bo hesid.
papers lend on vailotis phases of
Scout waik the mldross of the
ovenlng to bo made by Donn T II
Sholby of tho University at a ban-
quet. Flank Pcllizaiii Ji and Ray Nix
will receive tho degtco of Eaglo
Si out at thr merlin; and their
mCJ3JYTllREE CENTS-SUNDAY FIVE CEN l
Tries Golf Prize
I ' ! ' w k tin .i i. that
I t HI' t( I ll I'I..WI tit'
in thi Aiihutt i i.i. women - Lolt
louinaiiient n ti inilome new
lotllpli t 'I I Mr n loll K
Wlllldt i of I f. w VI II H lll-O fill
fiihril her euily piomiso by letain-
Ing the t.tle he won a yeai ago.
TIME IS HERE
Right now is ttn time to make
your fiamc gat den Such a garden
Is the solution lo the pioblem of
how to have cnily vegetables It
Insuies piotection of Mulct plants
from wind cold and sand. Lettuce
cauot boots greens of all kinds
und othei vegetables which may be
grown close together are used satis
The f I unio guidin It. Just what
Its name implies a tnimi made of
1 by 12 planks ovir which muslin
cloth is fastened The si oidin
ailly used Is a space to in f..i
wide und 20 lo (Jo fmt long. Rows
S to 10 inches upait an mniked
off inside the frame gulden and
planting may be done at an early
dute Such a garden not only en-
ables any person to have eailicr
vegetables but Is ideal for the gar-
derner who has little space.
This is tho advice of Miss Ruth
M-inrue county home demonstra-
Dentist Is Charrcd
In Death of Wife
MAOISONV1LLE Texas Jan 21
tURJ Dr. Henry Cartel. 35. pro-
minent dentist was chaiged with
murder today in connection with
the fatal shooting of Ins wife Opal
and his attempted suicide. Mrs.
Cm tor estranged fiom her hus-
band foi a montn was shot throe
times as she stood In front of a
cafe curly today Di. Curler tan
to the home of James Duy an un-
Arm Is Injured
Tim Kiik was given emeigency
licatment nt the Wtstside hospital
foi injuiles sustained when he
stuck his aim thiough the dnoi
glass of a car driven by Maiviti
Spain. Mr. Kirk was cut on tho
mothois were schedulod to bo pte-
sont'to witness tho formality.
Besides tho .Scouts and woikcis
Iiiockemldge will be topresonted
by the high school band under the
illiection of J c Burkott.
Those going fiom Bieckemidge
Included- W. D. Giavos Otis
Hitchcock J Leo Jones W. F.
Thoipo Lester CMik Goorge Duko.
J. K Casbiun. Ray Nix Russell
Jones J. R Banes. Stanley Duval
Ross Elliott Jr J. A Bate J F
Bailey A. J Morgan G L Kcahoy
and f i nk P-Mz m Ji
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Governor Takes Sh
At Attorney G
At'STIN. Jan l-
noi James V .'
ed a fight i. it i
ofrice in. i ut i
pattment i h..
would not ii . i
t 'tilted State i-
Keneinl. if it ih. hi i .
He employed l
ills to head u in ' '
"I Wish wi h . I I ' i
as attuin. y m-n. i . n
Allied said 'win n I v
Keuernl. no xn i n I
me to bilng a miii v i
was ultoiney genii .1 l i
the governor aski 1 hn.
his road contract -nut
A shaip reply came fiom
attorney general Scott Gum
was AUreds fiist assist ui an. I
holds the same post umli i uttoi-
ney gcitoral William McCiaw
Allied yesteiduy bad rr.. .i.d a
leqtiest to test the state' ti'' ti
Pedre Island. Gulnn lnmiy de-
clined to file the .iuit until theio
is Hn accurate survey.
"wo arc not going to jtopmiu.
thu state's title by goltiu Into a
-ult without piupet pitpui nlons"
he said. ij
Oalnes is acting uttoimy mr.l
while William Mct'i iw is in Now
Yoik oh the K. H Is i.i.u tax
"X wish I luid t.i. i '
nd tic t
' II'' All-
an I u
Il . I
a land Invest iy itn. i m
Nine investic. .1. i
already aie I.i. i
Prison Plot I i
l..VSING I. i
On. cciiivi. t
wounded uiul fi i
fun ment todnv .
tempt to i seap' I i
oumiitles in th n I .
Iiik thu state p i-
I'd by (!' '
year-old kllb i '
a uuard thi- ei b
ed the prison i i
Elects I ire
At the ami in i
Federal Savin i
Hon three dm ' .
which with "i i
turned the l....i.l
C. M. Bend i -
J. R Biewsti i
Othtr nieiuhi i - i
Jess Pipkin i ' I
Sweeney A II
Thompson ami I
Officers of tin ti
be elected ut i
Rail Service Op
After Trail s (
ALPINK J. m
seivlco betwi in i. i
Antonio was i. un i.i
Hoitthetn Pucifn ti ! -.
cleared of thr wi.
englnos demoh-lii I -t. I
the collision betw. . . p
and freight train.
Tho ncoldent im m i v. I
folght biickiiiK in' i il'lii
oil to alenr. Thr . n in . i
firemen jumo.l b i. th.
No una was injui. i
Dims City LUy
A transformer i 1 mo
Texas Electric Seiv. e -.ui.
today at 12 02 p. m .md 'hr i
remained off until 12 t
said the caimo for thi i .n
biiinin ntt c i
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Hall, C. M. Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 18, Ed. 1, Friday, January 21, 1938, newspaper, January 21, 1938; Breckenridge, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth73056/m1/1/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.