The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 27, 1919 Page: 5 of 10
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What the School Children
Did in Fifteen Davs
A close estimate compiled by the
different grades in school this
week gives some startling figures
showing what the school children
qflid during the fifteen days vaca-
tion given to them to help the
farmers of our county gather their
cotton crop. The following figures
tell whether or not the time lost
in school was valuable to the
Estimated wages received by all
pupils from the cotton farmers,
$7,000.00. Based on $3.00 per hun-
dred pounds of picked cotton the
children gathered 233,333 pounds
of seed cotton; one hundred and
fifty-five bales, based on fifteen
hundred pounds of seed cotton
Jit a value of $31,000 to the farm-
rs of the community served by,
The call meeting of the local
chapter of the Eastern Star, Tues-
day evening, was well attended
and despite the inclemency of the
weather and the misbehavior of
the electric lights the degree was
conferred in an impressive man-
ner. The class receiving the mys-
teries was composed Eva Par,sell
and Era James and Messrs. Thos.
W. Carver and John Johnson.
After the ceremonies all repaired
to the Mecca where dainty yet sub-
stantial refreshments were served
by the hostesses of the evening
-."ho were Mesdames W. W. Mc-
Spedden, YV. W. Owens, A. B.
Stewart, R. K. Rhea, Ira Simmons,
W. C. league and Mr. Carl Stu-der
The Canadian Chapter is enjoying
a remarkable growth.
The young people of the B. Y.
I'. U. were entertained on Thurs-
day evening last at the home of
•Mr. and Mrs. P. V. Bryant, on
College Hill. Fourteen young men
and fourteen young ladies—a
merry number—were present, and
the long evening slipped aavay in
an unbelievably short time. Games
and diversions of unsophisticated
youth occupied the hours, closing
with a contest which involved wit-
as well as skill, and which after
considerable deliberation was de-
clared won by Miss Hazel Wig-
gins. Delicious refreshments
were served by the hostesses, and
in all a most pleasant evening was
WITH OUR RURAL
Miss Rhoda Caldwell visited
home folks Sunday.
W. L. Curnutt took a load of
cotton to Mobeetie Tuesday.
Miss Eva Gates was the guest
of Miss Orale Morehead Sunday.
Miss Louise Moore is the guest
of Mrs. Phoebe Morehead at this
Mrs, Dal Wilson visited her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Moore
The S. L. Dixon family and W.I .
Curnutt were visiting at the Mines
Mr. and Mrs. James Ma this and
Bernice Mines motored to Canadi-
A box supper will be given at
the school house Thanksgiving
night. Everybody invited.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Durham
and little son, and Mr. and Mrs.
Graves Durham of Mobeetie were
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Wallace
Caldwell Saturday and Sunday.
Mr and Mrs. Wm. Victor have re-
turned home from Colorado. They
were accompanied by their son
Hugh Victor, and his wife,
will spend the winter here.
report Colorado as being a
w h c
Our men's department is full
of splendid, servicable Suits, Over-
coats, Sweaters, Shoes, Mats,
Pants, Mackinaws and everything
for the well dressed man. You
are always welcome. The B. M. B
F. ('. Ross made a trip to Miami
Hester Ruby visited at the Lar-
gent home Friday.
Virgil Brock took dinner at the
Igo home Thursday.
M. M. Miller of Wheeler spent
Friday night at Wm. Ross'.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Largent took
supper at F. A. Ruby's Sunday.
Mrs. Johnson and daughters
were callers at C. G. Barker's Fri-
Mrs. Barker, Maye, Tom and
Claude were Sunday guests at J.B.
Mrs. Ralph Ruby and Miss Hes-
ter Ruby were Saturday callers
at Jim Steen's.
Miss Loretta Huffman and Miss
Margie McGuyer were callers in
Mrs. Johnson and her daughters
find Maye Barker, called at Jim
Steen's Tuesday afternoon.
F. C. Ross, Mrs. Wm. Ross and
Mrs. Sappington were business
callers in Canadian Saturday.
Walter Bennington and Ralph
Ruby attended the banquet given
at the W. C. T. U. building last
Wednesday night. Mrs. Ruby and
Edna and Blanche Johnson spent
the evening at the. home of Mrs
Burnett in Canadian.
Leslie Burkhart and Delia Lar-
gent were quietly united in mar-
riage in Amarillo, November 18th
by Rev. Foote. The happy couple
will make their home in Amarillo
and their many friends here ex-
tend to them their best wishes.
New York Eveneing Sun:—Full
of Rollicking Fun—it is a hit, a
very palpable hit—"Oh Boy", may
you live to a ripe and merry old
Farm and Ranch Loans
At Six Per Cent
I wish to announce to the public that 1 am now connected with a Texas banking institution,
which is under Government supervision, that will make you a loan on your farm or ranch for
a term of thirty-three years with the privilege of paying the whole or any part of the amount
of the loan any time after the first five years, atthe rate of six percent interest per annum, the
total expense of getting this loan being one percent of the amount of the loan for the first year,
thereafter the rate is straight six per cent interest.
Don't fail to see me when you are in town. I am always glad and ready to talk the matter over
with you whether I make you the loan or not. WE GUARANTEE PROMPT SERVICE
Trade is sensitive. It goes where it is in-
vited and continues where it is treated
The treatment is up to you, and for an
invitation you can't beat advertising.
The CANADIAN RECORD is the HOME of GOOD PRINTING
and EFFICIENT ADVERTISING SERVICE
It is rumored here that this
branch of the Santa Fe will soon
be extended to Lovington, N. M.t
at least.*** Many of our society
ladies are making upwards of
$30 per week in the cotton patches.
Just watch for the glad rags in
the future.*"** We noticed an ar-
tieel in a magazine recently to the
effect that an attempt was made
to kidnap Edsel Ford, son of the
automobile manufacturer. We sup-
pose the press agents and movie
men were on the job.*** Carson
Smith of the New Home Communi-
ty is a champion cotton picker. He
picked 650 pounds in one day and
received in pay for the work
The Delco-Light engine is; the valve-in-the-head
type—used in the best and most powerful airplane
engines and in hundreds of thousands of automo-
It is air-cooled—runs on kerosene in any climate
—has only one place to oil and has a simple mix-
ing valve in place of carburetor.
The storage battery is exclusively designed and
t>uilt for Delco-Light with thick plates, wood and
rubber separators and many improvements that
insure long life.
Our Special Thanksgiving Sale
has been such a success that we
shall continue it for another week-
Many well satisfied customers
have taken advantage of the D.is
count, knowing the merit of oui
ready to wear department. Re
member, one mors week at 20 pei
cent discount. The 13. M, B. Mer-
FOR SALE—12-20 Heider tractor
and Universal kafir and maize
thresher. Or will sell tractor to
run thresher you have already
bought.— Wm. Ross and Son, Gage-
by, Texas. 8-lt
Delco-Light long ago passed the experimental
stage and has gone through the refining influence
of three and one-half years of production and of
usage by .75,000 customers.
You will find, plants in the homes of your com-
munity. Just ask your neighbor about his Delco*
Delco-Light makes happy homes; it saves time
and labor, taking away lots of hard, unpleasant
tasks. It "Pays for Itself" by the work it does and
the time it saves.
Of the more than 75,000 Satisfied Users of Delco-
Light, the first are among the most enthusiastic—
proof that the simplicity and durability of Delco-
Light meets the requirements of its customers. m
There's a Dctco-Light Man Near You
R. L. BLANTON, Canadian, Texas, DEALER
P. M. BRATTEN & COMPANY, Distributors,
1001 Throckmorton, Street, Fort Worth, Texas
THE DOMESTIC ENGINEERING COMPANY, Dayton, Ohio.
SS. -*glL l Jai—aj
Judge E. J. Pickens entertained
the Boy Scouts and their friends
right royally at the W. G. T. U
building last Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Ntms went to
Oklahoma City Tuesday to spend
0) Thanksgiving with Mrs. Nims'
I'he Fourteenth Decennial Con
sus is to be taken during the
nonth of January, 1920
Mr. and Mrs. Ike Simpson visit-
• •/] relatives and friends in Way-
oka this week.
Mrs. W. F. Ricks went to 1 una
dnesdav to visit during the
v, eek end.
Unico-LiiJi! is a complete electric Ifclif and power plant
fewfarms, country homes, schools, churches,
stores and smalt towns.
.Mrs. I). L. Thor-nbury is spend
the week with friends in
THE DOMESTIC ENGINEERING COMPANY. Maker* of Delco-Light Product*, DAYTON, OHIO
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The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 27, 1919, newspaper, November 27, 1919; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125425/m1/5/: accessed February 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.