The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, January 11, 1929 Page: 1 of 8
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THE CLIFTON RECORD, CLIFTON.
JANUARY II, 1929
SOMETHING NEW-SOMETHING DIFFERENT
A midget Automobile that runs 26 miles per hour, 60 miles on 1
gallon of gasoline. See it on display in our store, call for the tickets.
JUST A FEW PRICES TO DIRECT YOU TO BETTER
VALUES FOR LESS MONEY
Haines, Regular $1.76 value—biggest bargain ever offered ........ 36c
Heme Hooks, each .....................,^jMi.*..»..L..................................6c
Automatic Windshield Wipers, regufaV$5 seller for................... 95c
Radiator Ornaments with heavy caps and bars,Tegular
$2.50 seller for.............................. ,»....... »...«•»•............. .$1.15
Smokeless Shot Gun Shells per box .....i........................................... 70c
TfcADE AT TUCKER’S AND S^VE THE DIFFERENCE
TUCKER’S VARIETY & HARDWARE
“YOU CAN GET IT AT TUCKER’S”
Clifton, Variety and Hardware _ Texas
COUNTY WIDE TERRACING
SCHOOL FOR BOSQUE CO.
Mr. M. R. Bentley, Agricultural
Engineer of A. and M. and Mr. A. K.
(Dad) Short of the Federal Land
Bank of Houston will be in Bosque
BRIDGE CLUB AND VISITORS
One of the prettiest parties of the
holiday season was given on Friday
afternoon, December 28, when Mrs.
R. L. Baldridge entertained the
Bridge Club and holiday, visitors. This. County on Wednesaay, January 16th,
lovely home was made more attractive to hold a county wide Terracing
with its Christmas decorations and; school. They will give instructions
pot plants, and was a pretty setting on how to set bp and adjust the farm
for the live bridge tables. ; level and how to build the terraces
During the games the players were after they have been layed off. Two
served with delicious divinity. Mrs., or three kinds of farm implements
Homer Carpenter, winner of higli will be used in building the terraces
score, w as presented with a hanging and you will get to see. them in opera-
basket. Mrs. Fallies, winner of second tion. The adjoining county agent will
high, with an incense burner. Miss be present to help out with the school.
Johnnie Shirley, winner of high guest If you have a farm level that needs
wpbre, with an embroidered linen some adjustment bring it along and
towel. | Mr. Bentley will be glad to help you
The refreshments were served in with it. If it does not need any ad-
two courses. The first course con- justment bring it any way for we may
sisted of chicken salad, Saratoga chips,
crackers and tea. The second course
of Turkish delight and fruit cake.-
The club visitors for the afternoon j the City Park at Clifton.
The Terracing School will start at
9:00 o’clock Wednesday Morning,
Mr. and Mrs. George Rice and lit-
tle daughter, Ora'Clyde, came in Sun-
day from Morgan to visit relatives.
While here they were all stricken with
Mr. Clyde Barton returned from
Kirvin.Iast week where h^ had been
at the bedside of his brother-in-law,
Willard Moore, who was seriously
shot just before Christmas. Mr. Moore
is still in a very weak condition.
Mrs. Oscar Bergman made a bus-
iness trip to Clifton Friday afternoon.
She was accompanied home by Leon
Lane who spent the "week-end here.
Miss Blanche Tergerson returned
to Clifton Monday where Bhe will re-
sume her work at the College Tues-
day. Miss Tergerson has been ill with
the flu since Christmas.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Smith of" Clif-
ton visited relatives here Sunday.
Mrs. Smith remained here with her
mother, Mrs. L. W. Honeycutt, who
is ill with the flu.
Mr.. Floyd Vickrey and sister, Miss
Lpta, visited relatives at Walnut
Springs Sunday. Miss Leta went on
to her school near Iredell. Floyd was
accompanied home by little Harley
Lee Viekrey who will visit here this
Mr. Rob Gray was a CJifton visitor
AND LOCAL NEWS
S. F. PRICE DIES
AFTER LONG ILLNESS
Mrs. S. F. Price, age seventy-five
years next April il, passed away at
her home in this city Thursday morn-
ing, January 10, after -an illness of
r (By A. R. Elite)
Proceedings in District Court
Court was reconvened Thursday
morning with Judge Ward on the
bench to wind up the last business of
the December term of court.
After appointing the following
named gentlemen: Bob Sanders, Kop-
perl; A. S. Tweedy, Valley Mills; T.
O. Massey, Walnut Springs, to act as
jury commissioners, court then took
up the a&e of Mrs. Etta B. Barnes
vs. First National Bank of Valley
Mills. Defendant’s motion to set aside
the verdict and • for a new trial was
overruled, defendant excepted and
gave notice of appeal. Plaintiff’s mo-
tion for judgment granted.
The grand jury was reconvened
also oa the same day and after re-
turning seven true bill* of indictment
on felony charges they presented the
following1 report and Were then dis-
“To the honorable Irwin T. Ward,
Judge ef (the District Court of Bos-
“We yojir grand jurors for the De-
cember term of said court beg to sub-
mit our filial report and now ask to
be disebarpred for the term.
“We bale been in session five days
and have found ten true bills of in-
dictment, each of which is a felony
“We arq glad to report that the
local officers seem to have the en-
forcement pf law well in band and we
wish to thank them for their many
acts of kindness toward us during
our stay ih Meridian.
“We regret to know that this term
ITS A SCREAMI
LAURA LA PLANTE IN-
You’ll start laughing when you buy your ticket. Also comedies.
SUNDAY MATINEE—2 TO 6 P. M.
“THE GREAT WHITE NORTH”
Actual authentic motion Pictures of the hazards of the Polar region.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY “
BEBE DANIELS IN— '
“WHAT A NIGHT”
Wednesday-Thursday—‘ ‘The Baby Cyclone’
Watch For “HOMESICK”
MEETING OF CLIFTON NATION-
AL FARM LOAN ASSOCIATION
invite you to come for we believe
were Misses May Schow, Carrie, Mix
on, Willie Helm, Lottie Bettis; John- it will be worth'your time.
nic Shirley of Vembn; Irene Dunlap j ------------- ,
of Meridian; Mesdames Miller Belding | DU VAN POLK PASSES AWAY
jffif McAllen; George Anderson of j Duvan Polk, age 37 years, died at
^$Jichita Falls; Roger Gillespie of St. (the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Louis; Carl Colwick of Stephen- c. W. Polk, near Cranfills Gap on last
Thursday afternoon after an illness
- 1 " of some months; however, his comti-
MRS. NANCY ADALINE SHUFORD .tion was not considered serious until
Nancy Adaline King
Nashville, Tenn., Sept.
was born in
and died at her home ip. Meridian,
Jan. 4th, 1929 at the age of 80 years,
3 months and 19 days. She was mar-
ried to Thomas Wilburn Shuford in
Sevier county, Arkansas, in 1866. They
were early settlers of Bosque county,
having moved to this county and
settled in Meridian, Texas, in 1868.
To this union seven children were
born: Mrs. A. J. Golaon of Speegle-
ville, Texas; Mrs. J. E. Francis of
Perrin, Texas, and Mr. Walter Shu-
.. -ford, H. Lucius Shuford who died in
April 1916; Henry Homer who died
Bn childhood in 1877; Mrs. J. T. Tor-
Wnce of Clifton, Texas and }fns.
Archie Lewis of Portland, Ore. Five
children survive with seventeen grand
just the past few weeks when he gave
up his work at Temple and came up
here, probably* thinking a rest would
correct his illness.
Deceased was well known to the
people of this section as he and his
wife made their home just south of
town on the Geo. B. Helm farm sev-
eral years ago, and their only child, a
little daughter, was born there. Ho
was a brother of G. L. Polk of this
Funeral services were cqnductfed
from the Church of Christ of this
city by EhJfer G. E. McCaleb, and in-
terment was made in the Clifton cem
etery in the presence of a good- sized
crowd of. friends and relatives.
Besides the wife and little daugh-
ter, the aged parent ansd several
children. Her husband preceded her in j brother* and sisters are left to mourn
death April 29th, 1907. Also th-ee bis death, and-the Record joins the
brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Shu- * many friends of the bereaved in ex-
ford leaves one brother, Mr. Henry B.
King of Meridian.
Mr. and Mrs. Shuford joined the
Methodist church in 1883. Later Mrs.
Shuford joined the Church of the
‘ Nazarene in 1923 and his been a inem-
ber of this church since . that time.
Last" summer at the tabernacle meet-
ing Mother Shuford was at the altar
and seemed to renew her covenant
and faith in God.
For the past twenty-one years her
granddaughter, Miss Bernice Wee-
hunt and Mother Shuford had lived
together. She was a quiet and" patient
Brother. In these past four-score years
had health arid strength, though
amidst these years she had not been
without sorrows, troubles and disap-
pointments. She was taken to her bed
of sickness for one week and died
with influenza and pneumonia. Her
last .reply when asked before j leaving
was that “Jesus is with me«r ,
Friends and neighbors Join these
loved ones in sympathy and prayer in
this sad hour.
The funeral service was held Sun-
Ainr, Jan. 6th at 10 o’clock at the
tending sincere sympathy
great sorrow. ,
S. E. LUTHERAN CHURCH
The morning services will be
ducted in Norwegian. . • •
There will be communion services
in the night at 7:15.
The Benacta Society will meet at
College Auditorium on Wednesday
night of next week. The Misses Alice
Swenson, Reinertsen sisters, Ingeborg
Dahl, and Marie Stedje will entertain.
The church choir meets on Friday
The classes meet for instruction 'at
the usual hours on Saturday.
. . v O. T. Bob, Pastor.
Sunday School 9:45 a. m.
Morning Worship 11 a. m.
Sunbeams 2 p. m. ‘
B. Y. ' P. U.’s 6 p. m.
Evening Worship 7 p. m.
The W. M. 8. meets Tuesday 8:00
p. m. at the church in a missionary
. Prayer meeting each Wednesday
Vureh of the Nasarene, conducted by evening 7 p. m
Rev. C. Ward Millen. Interment
made in the Meridian Cemetery.
Only 17 more days left to pay. yopr
city taxes without penalty.—W. C..
Hunt, Tax Collector.. ... itc
Next Monday the Workers Council
pf this association meets at Morgan.
Make your plana to go.
■ > Frank Nixon, Pastor.
A Chicago park has in it a model
jtowa for rabbits.
flu, asthma and other complications'0! court brings to a close the term of
which, lasted for some time, sapping'office so ably held by your honor for
her vitality and strength until finally!the past eight years. We desire for
on the "above date with a number of ourselves and for the entire citizen-
her daughters and sons present, she'ship of the county to wish for you
peacefully passed to her heavenly re- j and yourefihe very best of success and
ward to be relieved of the much suf- a long nseful life.
fering and pain that had been her lot
on this earth for marty years.
Deceased had made her homq j» this
community fpr some" fifty years arid
made a widow some ten years ago by
the death of her husband, Mr.
Price; but with five living sons and
five daughters, she was not alone in
this world, but had every care and
attention that loving children could
administer to the dearest one ii; their
lives—their mother. The following-
are the living children: A. W. Price
and C. .E. Price, Clifton; Tom Price,
Morgan; George and Walter Price,
Dallas; Mrs. R. M. Burns, Valley
Mills; Mrs. J. G. Russell, Mosheim;
n. Homer Russell and Mrs. A, A.
Jenson, Clifton; and Mrs. R. L. Har-
less, Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Funeral services will be conducted
from the First Baptist Church of this
city Friday afternoon, Jan. 11, at 2:06
o’clock, by her pastor, Rev. Frank
Nixon, with interment in the Clifton
Cemetery beside her husband and
other relatives who preceded her in
The Record joins the many friends
of these heart-broken children and
other relatives in extending sincere
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH
9:30 a. m. Sunday School and Bible
Class. ' /4c*-
10:30 a. m. Divine service with
7:00 p. m. Bible Class.
9:00 a. m. Saturday all
meet for instruction.
“£. fl. Young Foreman,
“A- O. B. Ande/son, Secty.”
Mrs. George from out in West
Texas is here on a vsiit with her par-
ents, Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Whisenant.
Marvin Stockard and A. C. Jordan
made a business trip to San Angelo
iast week. „ .
Mrs. T. W. Shuford, aged more
than eighty years old, died at her
home here in Meridian last Friday
night. She had the pneumonia. Her
remains were buried here Sunday
mormW. Mrs. Shuford had lived in
Meridian since 1866. She left several
children and grandchildren to mourn
her going. '
Jim Morriaon who was one . of the
early settlers in the Steel’s Creek
Valley, died at bis home in Fort Worth
la$t Wednesday and was buried at the
Russell Cemetery between Morgan
and Walnut 8prings Friday.
P. O. Wickman has been confined
to his bed now for several weeks and
te in a very serious condition.
E. B. Ekrut has,also bperi .confined
to his bed for some time and is in
very poor condition physically.
. Rev. F. E. Kirchner, pastor of the
Baptist Church here is on tlie sick
Misses Ednao Earl Roque more and
Burma Wood left last Wednesday for
their school at Belton, they- being stu-
dents in Baylor Cpliege.
Mrs. J. H. Alexander and daughter,
Miss Arabella, motored to Cleburne
,and Hillsboro last Sunday evening,
’and coming back from Hillsboro got
AUi: stuck in mud out on Childress creek
On January 8th the annual meeting
of the members of the Clifton Na-
tional Farm Loan Association was
held in the Clifton City Hall and the
following directors were elected: C.
R. Jameson, Ernest Landgraf, I. M.
Solberg, A. O. Dahl, and J. E. Helms.
The following officers were elected:
C. R. Jameson, President; Ernest
Landgraf, Vice President; J. M. Jen-
The membership of this association
is composed of the borrowers of the
Federal Land Bank, who are getting I haa assumed during
cheap money on long terms for pay-
ing out their lands and for building
houses and barns and other needed
improvements on their farms. The in-
terest rate at the present time is
five per cent on 36 years time, pay-
able any time after five years, option-
al with the- borrower .
GEORGE WISE ____________ _
Though not unexpected, the death i mjilions of people.
of Mr. George Wise Sunday afternoon | November announcement of the new
•line, Chevrolet’s vast production fa-
2:00 p. m. Tuesday, Ladies’ ____,
meets at the home of Mra.jRoetschke. &nd. b*d a time getting out.
2:00 p. m. Sunday, Service at! - Marriage License
Goar’s School House. j Theodore R. Casey to Jdiss
G. A. Obenhaus, Pastor. .Kate Cochran.
Topic: “Making Christ’s Kingdom
ST. OLAF LUTHERAN CHURCH I Y. P. A. PROGRAM
Service in the English language* at Sunday everting, 6:30 p. m.)
the Rock Church next, Sunday morn-;byterian Church:
ing at 11 o’clock. V, * :
the Brick Church in the Norwe- Come.”
gian language at 2:30 p. m.
The South Ladies’ Society «vfeets
Wednesday afternoon, next week in
the church parlors.
Monday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock. Rev.
W. J. Hearon, former pastor of the
Methodist Church here, conducted the
services. The large concourse of
friends and the beautiful floral offer-
ings attested to the esteem - which
this community had for the deceased.
Mr. Wise was born in Germany,
May 9, 1853. When about fourteen
years of age he came to America, lo-
cating first in Chicago. Forty-two
years ago he came to this community
and had lived on the samp place
twenty-five years. t
He was married to Miss
Rocho, January 7, 1892; thus he was
laid away to rest on his thirty-seventh
wedding anniversary. ,
Six children came to bless this
home and with the mother mourn the
death of a devoted father. They are:
Joe Wise, C. W. Wise, Clifton; Mi&s
Josie Wise, Corpus Christi; Adolph
models.of the new line.
CHEVROLET WINS FIRST PLACE
AT NEW YORK EXIBIT
Detroit, Mich., Jan. 6.—When the
New York automobile show opened
today, with wore than 45 domestic
manufactures exhibiting their 1929
Models, Chevrolet Motor company was
again awarded first place at" the show.
This award carries with it the honor
position in the exhibit, an award covet-
ed by ail manufacturers because of its
allotment on a strict merit basis.
Chevrolet’s choice once more for this
signal honor serves to emphasize the
position of leadership the. company
recent years. lt
also serves to open suspiciously a
year which, W. S.’Khudsen, president
and general manager of the company,
has predicted will see the company
surpassing all of its former sales and
The new line of sixes which Chev-
rolet displays at the show this year
hah already been viewed at advance
showings throughout the country by
Since the mid-
cilities have been rapidly getting un-
cast a feeling of sadness and loss,
over the whole community. Mr. Wise
had been in ill health for some time, jer way aj, ^ Chevrolet assembly
and when it was learned that he had p,antg) 8Q that wjthin a few we*ka
been stricken with pneumonia, Chevrolet will be running close to full
gravest fears were felt concerning his capa(,jty
condition. So, in spite of all that med-j xhe fj„t of the deliveries of the
ical skill and loving hands could do.fnew car were scheduled to take place
the brave, tired heart had to aurren- (throughout the country immediately
der to the grim reaper. .after Jan. 1. Already the 16,000
The funeral services were held from Chevrolet dealers w h o comprise
the family residence near Clifton, Chevrolet’s great retailing chain in
this country, have been supplied with
portunity of a lifetime to get an ever-
A few short sentences mav tell the* - ' *
. . . ■ . j lasting market for S he milk of this
mam events in a mans life, but time c6rarounity aft(J thil, „ ^
alone can measure the influence Effort sh( uk) ba wa,,„ , farmers and
has passed from ul. bttsin*es nien V;a; * the Bordu:
such a ^itizen as
Mr. Wise was an industrious, °nas-; “,a "ciifton.
suming, modest gentleman. He was a |
man of strong convictions and had the
For years Clifton hay been working
on the proposition to got a market
Quiet Muaic—Martha L. Swenson.
.'Hymn—"We’ve a Story to Tell.”—
Scripture: John 15:1
now is .the time to grab it. *. . *
committee was appointed to con-
wih the Borden .representative at
arly date with a view of getting
moreyiefinite inforniaticn as to what
the unit lo-
Confirmants meet Saturday _morn-1 Comment on Scripture—Mary L.
- 9:80. ’ ;r
Sunday School and Bible
every Sunday morning 9:30.
J. A, Umea, Pastor.
USED CARS—AT RIGHT PRICE
1924 and 1925 Ford Touring.
1924 Ford Coupe.
1925 Dodge Touring.
1928 Chevrolet Cosch.
1927 Fold Coach. ,
1927 Ford 4-door Sedan.
Itc GILUAM MOTOR CO.
Class, Making Christ’s Kingdom Come by
j Making Christ's Kingdom Come by
Service—Joe Grimland, Rosa Lee Ho-
bin, T. O. Swenson, Josephine Mc-
) Spadden, Tommy McSpadden and
I Hardy Cowan.
Hymn: "The Light of the World”—
.. j Prayer: Ralph Lane and H. P. Jen-
i Mizpah benediction.
courage to take a stand at all times -•..
tor -hat he conceived ,o be the ri*ht. * f*"“‘ "reduce, th.a
Hi, friend, and neighbor, came to.•’* « " <l°”3
rely* upon his judgment. He was de- j
voted to his family and sincerely |
loved his home and home work. . i
A true npd loyal friend, a loving J
father, a faithful husband-has gone; ^
from us. He will be sorely missed <*ated here
only by the family; but by the neigh- ‘___
bors who. have kpown hins-eo long.1 v WOMACK 4-H CLUB NEWS
He moved quietly along the avenues; The 4-H Club of Womack met Jan-
of life, but his influence abides with ^y 3lxJ> Nine members were pres-
us" •/ ... lent—5 second year dub members and
The Record jojm hosts of Clifton’4 fir8t year members which included
friends in expressions of sympathy two new members, Misa Clara Fehler
for the bereaved family. and Miss Pauline Warren.
..... ! First year members are taking up
BOSQUE PIONEER WOMON DIES gardening and second year members
Morgan, Texas, Jan. 6.—Mrs. J. C. are taking poultry.
Frasier. 90, a prominent citizen of We feel 6ure that the club will jte
Bofque county, died at th« Praxuu; a great success duiing the year 192J.
ranch Saturday. Burial will be Mon*! under the abk leadership of Misa
day at W'aco. i ; Gaineit. —Reporter. .
BU SIN ESS MEN’S MEETING
The Borden Company will start
construction on their one-half million
dollar plant in Waco during the month
of January. “ .
Mr, Pierce, the location manager,
still wants to build a unit in Clifton,
and if same is located here, they will
pay the same for milk here that they
do in Waco, and will at all times be
W , ^e market for all the milk offered
at this place, regardless of the amount
that may be produced.
There is now considerable interest
takcp in "this matter by the farmers
who are thinking of ncreasing tho
number of milk cows.
A meeting of business men of Clif-
ton was held in the City Hall Tuesday
Wise, Clifton; Mrs. Jack Hynes, Edna'jdrcld^^h^i'^ilC U”ani'
amt beo’rse Wise, OBftoi.” 1 ,h“ 19 ^
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