Claude News (Claude, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, January 17, 1941 Page: 3 of 4
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Catsoup, 14 oz. bottle 10c
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Apple Jelly, pure, 2 lb. jar 21c
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Oysters, can 12c
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Three Minute Sermon
By Oeorga F. Santa,
Member of Radio Staff
The Moody Bible Institute
lie was insignificant in the world
of men. But David showed him
kindness because of another, and
invited him to partake of his own
God has done the same for un-
worthy sinners, those nt enmity
I with Him and His Ron, Jesu ;
that is!Christ. "When we were enemies, we
were reconciled to God by the
roali? •' that Saul lovei1 thc •vorl(1 that llP R:m' llis
Text: Is there \et any
left of the house of Saul, that I
, . n ir death of hi. Son. There is no con-
may show him kinuness? H aamuei .
celvnble reason why God should save
' . , IVl, ir, nf us. except that He so loves that
These words of David, king oi
Israel, hold no unusual meaning
nnd David'had been" hit tor enemies! ' n'v gotten Son that whosoever
" , , , . , „ „ believeth in him should not perish.
Saul, moved bv Jealousy, had nt- .,
, , . .. but have everlasting life.
temped o s i\ .« « > • Those who are saved by the Lord
ber of occasion". but ^| berome joint hcirs with nim
Saul , death, we find David ch-. ^ ^ (hp Fathrl. „x.
f^^ r'l iv^ :'^3^. ae.lv as the Son is treated. All
he might show him k ^,^>jthat is the Son's is theirs. All that
would Davi.l wan > . ' the Father can lavish on the Lord
toward one related to the man who Hp (l]s() 1:lvislu>s on lhosf,
had sought to kill him? who ^ ,n „Ls Son ln jonatlnn.
The verse, quoted .. part above. MeDhibosheth inherited
gives us the reason: That T may
show him kind Pes,' lor .T.mathan s
sake. David de iud t i ,.h.>\. kin 1 wp w[1() nre unw0rthy. inherit all
things that would rightfully
have been Jonathan's. In Christ,
ness to son,, me relatedMb ^ 11 thlnRS that arP rightfully Chrlsfs.
because he loved Saul s son Jona- j
The Bible record tells how David
found one of .Jonathan's sons, Me-
phiboshcth, yet nlive; how
The WM3 of the Baptist church
helmet Wednesday at the First Bap-
brousht him to Jerusalem, nnd there
treated him even as a prince.
The story has deep spiritual sig-
nificance in that it is a picture of
the grace of God in His dealings
with men nnd women. Mephibos-
heth, in himself, had no claim on
David. He was the grandson of
David's enemy. He was lame, and
11st Church for bible study nnd a
business meeting. Song: "Will Jesus
Find Us Watching." Prayer by Mr.
Long. Dev. by Mrs. Ida E. Dye.
Deu. 13 c. Bro. Moore gave our
Bible study. He talked about the
IIolp Spirit, which was very much
enjoyed by ail.
A letter was read from Lillie
Hundley from Shangahi China, toll-
ing the very interesting things that
are happening ln China. Book
marks were sent to the ladles that
.vere made in China and were sure-
Those present were Mesdames G.
D. Caldwell, Ida E. Dye, J. N.
Neely, Bentley, Jeff Moore, Sybil
Cobb, Alile Johnson, Cassie Nelson,
Arch Finley, Jno. Luther, Chas.
Dye, M. L. Hughlett, Long, Fowler,
Rhoden, Florence Hood, Walter
Hogg nnd our pastor, Bro. Moore.
We were very happy to have Miss
Irene Crawford from Amarlllo pre-
sent for the afternoon.
Local & Personal
• Mrs. D. C. Dodge has been quite
ill with a cold.
• Miss Mauvlne Hood has been
visiting friends at Denton.
• LOOK for Keith Viersen's ad ln
another part of this paper.
• FOR alterations on your Screen
Doors see CHUNK YELTON.
• Several Showers of rain fell at
Claude Sunday and Monday last.
• We notice the Tims family is
driving a pretty new Plymouth car.
• Mrs. Carlyle Goodger has been
quite ill but is Improved at this
• Minerva Ann Wilson is going to
attend Holmes Business school ln
• Miss Novella Luttrell visited
friends at Brownwood, Texas, re-
• Mr. and Mrs. Dick Brunson, of
Amarillo, attended the J. A. Best
• Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Boomer, of
Amarillo, spent the week-end with
Mr. Ed Watson.
• Mrs. Ray Calliham of Conway,
Texas, was transacting business in
• Mrs. Bob Ashworth has been ill
with scarlet fever but is much im-
proved at this writing.
• Miss Mary Ella Waggoner is at-
tending the Amarillo Commerical
College in Amarillo, Texas.
• Mr. and Mrs. Edd Rodgers have
leturned home from Lubbock, where
they visited relatives several days.
Mrs. Leo Patterson and baby,
Charles Michael, are back from Ft.
Worth where they visited her aunt.
| • Mrs. Verna Herndon and son.
j Dale, of Stillwater, Okla.. attended
| the funeral of Mi'. J. A. Best, last
• W. R. James and Herman James
left Wednesday: W. R for the army
training and Herman for the CCC
• Mr. and Mrs. Wilson James and
daughter, and "Daddy" Jim Turner
have moved to a farm at Snyder,
• Sheriff Bill Adams, of Amarillo,
was among many Amarillo people
attending Mr. J. A. Best's funeral
• Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Boomer and
Mr. Ed Watson nttended the fun-
eral of Homer Mulkey at Claren-
don last Sunday.
• G. Bob Hardin has been ill for
several days. Bob Ashworth has
been carrying mail for Route No. 1
during Mr. Hardin's absence.
• Bro. Cecil E. Harvey, of Claren-
don, Texas, in company with the,
Donley county sheriff, attended the
funeral of J. A. Best Monday.
• Mrs. Dan Cavanaugh, who has
been visiting in Panhandle with
her daughter, Annie Lou, has re-
turned to her home in Claude.
• Mr. and Mrs. Roy McKee and
children, of Lelia Lake, visited Mr.
and Mrs. T. T. Waggoner and Mr.
and Mrs. Leo Oles, Sunday.
• Mr. and Mrs. Claude Renfro and
girls and Miss Earline Weaver took
in the roller skating rink at Pan-
handle Thursday of last week.
• Bruce Best, of Beaumont, Texas,
attended the funeral of his father,
J. A. Best. Mrs. Bruce Best was
unable to attend due to a siege of
flu in their family.
• Dr. and Mrs. W. H. Clark and
Mrs. I. H. Turney, of Tulia, Texas,
attended the J. A. Best funeral
Monday. Dr. Clark asststed Bro.
Jeff Moore with the funeral.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Yeaman, Mrs.
J T. Thomas and Mr. and Mrs.
Cecil Waggoner were among at-
tc-nders of Homer Mulkey's funeral
at Clarendon last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Gilbert and
son, Harvey also Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Gilbert, of Washburn, were
in Claude Monday to attend the
funeral of Sheriff J A Best.
• Lloyd and Merl Nelson returned
Monday night from Denver where
they had gone to attend the fun-
eral of their Uncle. Mr. E. B Nel-
son who died on Thursday morn-
ing the 9th.
• Mr. and Mrs. A J. Wetser and
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Best, of
Panhandle, were here the pnst week
at the bed-side of their father, J. A
Best, who died last Saturday even-
ins. Many relatives and friends
from all over the Panhandle at-
tended the funeral.
•Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Pope, son.
Glbbs, Mrs. Pantile Rymer and
Mrs. J. L. Bagwell of Amarillo,
Texas, visited here with Claude
friends and relatives Sunday after-
• REMEMBER, am now manager
of HATHORN 8TUDIO, and wUl
be delighted to develop your films
at ONLY 30c a roll, either make
or enlarge your photos.—KEITH
• J. M. Yarberry, of Groom, Gen-
eral Manager of the Producer's
Utility Gas Lines, was ln Claude
Saturday looking after his custo-
mers who have unlntentlally let the
10th of the month slip by on Dec-
ember Gas Bills. It means the sav-
ing of 10 per cent to look after gas
bills before the 10th of every month.
• REPAIR WORK—Remember, I
repair wells and windmills and am
prepared, with tools, to also do
other repair work needed about
your ranch or residence. Let me do
your plumbing work at a very rea-
sonable price. All work guaranteed
and I shall appreciate whatever
work you give me.—J. T. TOLBERT,
Claude, Texas. 23-c
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express our sincere
thanks and appreciation for the
expressions of love you paid our
beloved husband and father during
his illness and death. We appreciate
deeply everything you did to make
our sorrow less.
Mrs. J. A. BEST,
The Royal Neighbor's met Satur-
day, Jan. 4th in the Community
Home. After a short business meet-
ing, the officers for the year were
installed by District Deputy Rena
Refreshments were served to visi-
tors: District Deputy Rena Filer,
members, Mesdamas: Ruby Hunt,
Elizabeth Barker, Ella Moore, Hat-
tie Hughlett, Peari Howe, Delma
Reck, Laura Nickell, Lucille Alex-
ander, Lizzie Collins, Maude Camp-
bell, Rena Kemp, Olinda Collins,
Hannah Keeter, Foster, Mabel Robi-
The next meeting will be Satur-
day, Jan. 18th. All members urged
to be present. District Deputy Rena
Filer and a drill captian will meet
with us to start on our drill team.
THE FAIRVIEW CLUB
The Fairview Club was entertain-
ed at the Fairview School. The new
officers for 1941 were installed. The
subject for the day was Parlimen-
tary. Mrs. Berry, Grimes, Stout and
Bryant read some interesting facts
on Parlimentary which was greatly
enjoyed by all.
The hostess served refreshments
to the following members, Mes-
dames Killebrew, C. Robison, Brown,
Osborn, Stout, Holderman, F. Goad,
L. Goodin, W. Robinson, Wilson,
Grimes, C. Stephenson, Bryant, G.
Robinson, Cayton. Crownover, Berry,
Tate, Wilmoth, Jones, and visitors
were Mesdames H. Ford, L. Ford,
Dorthy Goodin, M. Goodin, Shaw,
Eckert and Gibbs.
Mrs. Norma Gale Gibbs was hon-
ored with a shower.
Next meeting will be at Mrs.
Henry Killebrew, Jan. 22nd.
MALDEN HARMONY CLUB
Hannah Keeter was hostess to
the Maiden Harmony Club Friday,
Jan. 10. After a brief business
meeting we had the installation of
officers by Ruby Hunt, and all
took their respective places for
the year, 1941. The club sang sev-
eral songs, ending with our club
song: "God Be With You Till We
We were happy to have Mrs. W.
H. Conrad from Mo. and Mrs. Mag-
gie Wisdom as our guests. Also
very glad to have Laura Nickell with
Members present were Ruby Hunt.
Mary Pafford, Olinda Collins, Laura
Nickell, Constance Nave, Annie Mc-
Intire, Suvania Sanders, Nell Gam-
ble, Sallie Smith, Thelma January.
Ettie Conrad, Meta Grumke and
Our next meeting will be with
WOMAN'S DEVELOPMENT CLUB
MEETS IN BUSINESS SESSION
Tiie Woman's Development Club
met in the home of Mrs. J. D.
Woodbuni on Thursday, January 9
for its annual business session and
election of officers.
Mrs. Hugh Doak, club chairman,
presided, and heard reports from
the various committees. Outstand-
ing report was that concerning the
club's donation to the Warner Com-
munity Center Mrs. J. H. Davis
reported that since September 1939.
the Woman's Development Club has
contributed a total of two hundred
thirty-eight dollars and fifty cents
1238 50) to the memorial. Of this
sum, one hundred eight dollars,
thirty-five cents ($108 35) went into
the materials for construction of
the kitchen cabinet work
Mrs J. K Hunt, as chairman
of the nominating committee pre-
sented the following for considera-
President—Mrs. Collier Oorbin
Vice-Pres — Mrs Paul Hood
Sec -Treas — Mrs. B Wooldridge Jr.
Parliamentarian -Mrs. Robt Hood
Reporter—Miss John Ella Hathorn
The officers were elected by an
unanimous vote of the members
They will assume office in May
Book of the week. "The Vanishing
Virginian" by Rebecca Yancey Wil-
liams, was given by Mrs. J. H.
The next meeting will be In the
home of Mrs. R. A. Campbell on
January 16 with Miss John Ella
Hathorn as co-hostess. Mrs. C. *B
Hunter will lead the study on The
MISS FLORA FOREMAN, MIS-
SIONARY FROM AFRICA SPOKE
TO WSC METHODIST CHURCH
A church social, honoring Miss
Flora Foreman, was held Tuesday
afternoon, January 7, 1941, in Fel-
lowship Hall of the First Methodist
MLss Foreman, the speaker, was
Introduced by her cousin, Mrs. B.
D. Walker. She is a nurse ln Mlnga
Station Hospital ln the Belgian
Congo, Africa, having been there
20 years. Miss Foreman received
her education from thc Scarritt and
Bible Training School at Nashville,
Tennessee. This Is her fourth fur-
lough to America, the others being
fall of 1924, summer of 1930 and
spring of 1935. The Claude women
have had the pleasure of having
her at three of their meetings.
Miss Foreman's subject was
"Christianity and Language ln the
Schools and Hospitals." She has
translated the Books of 1st, 2nd
and 3rd John, In the African lan-
guage, reciting I John 3:16 for us.
Miss Foreman told us that she
was leaving Tuesday, January 14th,
to attend the Scarritt and Bible
Training School at Nashville, Tenn.
but will return to her home in Am-
arillo, in the Spring. This society
looks forward to having her meet
with them again, when she returns
as her talks are always so interest-
ing. She exhibited many souvenirs
from Belgian Congo.
Closed with prayer by Rev. J. F
Following the talk, Mrs. J. F.
Michael poured tea and Mrs. B.
D. Walker poured coffee. The table
was beautifully arranged using a
lace cloth centered with New Year's
decorations and white lighted can-
dles in red holders.
Guests present were: Miss Flora
Foreman and her mother, Mrs.
Mary Foreman of Amarillo and
Mrs. M. L. Hughlett of Claude.
Members present were Mesdames.
J. J. Longhagen, Jones Christian.
J. F. Michael. Luther, Lowry. W.
A. Carroll, Hugh Doak, C. R. Doug-
lass, Judge Davis, R. E. Blanton,
Herman Pafford. G. E. Garrett,
Ewell Nickell, J. L. Pafford, Tom
Collins, A. B. Crawford, Louis Hol-
lingsworth, C. K. Howe, Chester
Carr, B. D. Walker, Gertrude Ash-
worth and Miss John Ella Hathorn.
FAIRVIEW SCHOOL NEWS
A week has passed since the
Christmas holidays and all the
students of Fairview have forgotten
the vacation and are again doing
good work. Joe Roy Goodin im-
proved his voice during the holi-
days. It isn't at all difficult to
see Joalene Wilmoth and Billie
Collin Carter hand in hand sing-
ing like two meadow larks. June
Goodin lost lots of her hair dur-
ing the holidays but June says it
will grow back.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Goodin have i
returned from a trip in Missouri. I
Literary met Saturday night, Jan. |
11, 1941. An interesting program
was presented by the following:
Mrs. J. F. Brown, Iris Brown,
Meredith Brown and Jim Brown put j
on a one act play that really hit I
the funny bone. Joe Roy Goodin |
sang two songs. Mrs, Ernest Powell
gave a reading and Billie Collen
Carter sang a song.
Fairview Literary will present a
four act comedy entitled "Let
Toby Do It," Friday night week,
Jan. 24. We hope you will all be
present and bring a friend with
you and be prepared for a good
time and a good laugh.
FROM PRAIRIE SCHOONER
By Sid McCubbins
Last Sunday afternoon we took
Mama ( Mrs. A. E. McCubbins) out
to the airport and put her on the
American Airlines plane, Flight 31,
for Fort Worth. This was to be
Mama's first ride in a plane She
had experienced almost every other
type of travel and now she was to
sample the last word ln transpor-
The other day we went up to
Claremore and had a look through
the Will Rogers memorial; coming
back we stopped at Ponca City and
spent a little time at the Pioneer
Woman statue. It reminded Mama
of some of her own pioneer days
including the trip she made by
covered wagon when she was twenty
two. She and Papa and two babies
started out from Bonham, Texas in
the fall of 1897 behind a couple of
mules and riding in a new wagon
They and four other families were
enroute to western Oklahoma where
they were to homestead new land
That trip took thirteen days to go
some 325 miles. But that was two
generations ago and before the now
famous Wright brothers had made
their memorable flight at Kitty
Hawk. Today the two babies of
1897 have adult families of their
own and Mama rides a silver bullet
over nearly the same distance in
less than two hours.
Plane travel is used mostly by
those in a hurry or those to whom
the cost of a ticket is inconsequeu-
tal Not so Mama; she had planned
this trip for weeks and had care-
fully checked the added cast again-
st the experience Several days ago
she had written daughter Daph in
• Paul Hood's!
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FRIDAY & SATURDAY SPECIALS
Grapefruit, 80 size, doz. 29c
Oranges, Texas, doz. 15c
Bunch Vegetables, 3 bunches 10c
Lettuce, 5 doz. size, large heads, ea. 6c
Spuds, 10 lbs. 19c
Sweet Spuds, 5 lb. bag 15c
Honey, gallon 89c
Corn, Brimful, Golden Bantam, can 10c
Flav-R-Jel, 3 pkgs. 13c
Cakes, fancy, 1 lb. pkg. 19c
Dreft, large pkg. 21c
Cherries, 2 No. 2 cans 25c
Snowdrift, 3 lb. pail 37c
Prunes, gallon 25c
Oysters, 2 cans 23c
Camay Soap, 3 bars 17c
Catsup, 14 oz. Brimful, 2 bottles .. 25c
Coffee, Shillings, 1 lb. tin 24c
Flour, 24 lbs. SB, pkg. cereal free _ 79c
Beef Steak, Round __ 29c; Loins __ 25c
Cheese, Longhorn, lb. 19c
Bacon Pinkney, sliced, lb. 25c
Sausage, home made, lb. 18c
Chili Brick, lb. 18c
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satisfaction and at surprisingly LOW PRICES. I have extra help,
hence, can get your job ready in much less time. I now take
this method to thank you for your patronage in the past and
solicit a continuation of your orders in the future.
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her intended arrival. Granddaughter
Mary Ann had sent back word that
she had invited her whole room
out to the airport to see Grandma
Last Friday we went downtown
and bought her some new luggage—
the kind air-travelers carry. It is
as streamlined as the big metal
plane she flew away on. Inquiry
revealed that only forty gross I Soon
pounds of luggage per passenger is | that
allowed without an extra charge,
so her older and heavier bags were
sent ahead by railway express. Sat-
urday we went to the American
Airlines downtown office and bought
five and that was all the law would
allow We made the airport twenty-
eight minutes ahead of plane time.
Mama's ticket was duely checked
and her luggage weighed. The porter
remarked that it was exactly forty
pounds; he did not know it had
been carefully scaled more than
once, with special thought as to
weight, over our bath room scales
the loud speaker announced
American Airlines flight 31
would arrive in five minutes so we
all went outside and quietly gazed
at the northern sky. When Mama
first saw it coming she said it look-
ed mighty little but when it came
her ticket. They made a record of! down the run-way and stood a
her name, age, weight and the fact j hundred feet or so away from the
that she was a "first rider," leaving
the impression that she might re-
ceive some special attention.
Sunday morning we checked our
schedules again and then went to
church; bttt we left early so we
could make the airport by 1:48
which was ten minutes before plane
time After a hurried dinner, we
snapped a series of pictures in front
of the house and of Mamma getting
into the car with her new luggage
Toby, the dog. was at the window
fence it looked plenty big. The pas-
sengers all got out and walked
around but in Just a minute the
loud speaker was calling them to
load up We saw Mama's luggage
and a bag of mail being trucked on
the field A round of kisses and
then, with her usual resolute step,
Mama hurried through the gate
and across the hundred feet of
airfield which separated us from
the plane Our cameras went up
and we snapped a couple of picture;.
putting up a big howl because he Mama walked up the portable ui-
could not come along He knew cltae and at the door she turned
something special was in the wind and waved a vigorous goodbye over
we wore all a-twitter the heads of other passengers who
we ran into a detour and had to
go an extra three miles Mama re-
marked that we were moving mighty
Fort Worth the date and hour of slow but the speedometer said forty-
It is about seven miles from our |were waiting to come up In less
house to the airport if you go out than a jiffy the cabin door was
May Avenue, but about a mile out closed, the big silver flagship taxied
up the field, paused turned and
then roared into the southern *y
"Bon Voyage Mama." or should we
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