The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, January 10, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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In Presents. Bring
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In Presents. Bring
in your hands often
Everybody is Taking a Hand
Prices cut to the limit on everything. It will pay you to buy all you need for next six months.
Connolly (§L Co
The Clifton Record
Texas towns that were pressed
for teachers and desks as we
are, which authorizes the divis
ion of the room so one grade
may recite in the morning and
f study at home in the evening,
j and the other to study at home
i in the morning and recite in the
evening. The request was
laos granted by the board and we
—— | hone to gain the following re-
suits by the change:
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More intense application dur
ree ing school hours. More indivi j
?rs. dual attention to the little ones, i
to- which is imperative. Nearly as !
Said He Was To Pull off Stunt
Fort Worth, Texas, January 7.
—F. W, Green, aged 40, a tailor,
killed himself at his home today
in a dramatic manner. He asked
a friend if he could carry him in-
to the house, and when asked
what he meant by such a ques-
tion, replied, “I am going to pull
off a stunt that will make it nec-
essary for you to carry me.':
propei- attention. One of the
gravest dangers in the present
crowded conditions is thocultiva-
tion of the habit of idleness,
carelessness and desire for sport
by the pupils, which is hard to
eradicate as the pupil grows old-
We did not think it best to pro-
pose the division of the other
two rooms which are in nearly
the same condition as the prim-
ary, as the pupils, are older and
the teachers arc afraid that the
half-day work out of the school
room could not be enforced.
While many other schools' have
done this, we think it not best
for the pupils above the primary
room, and until college work is
to be done.
By Robert L. Baldridge,
CLIFTON. TKXAS. .fan. 10.
1st vice president; T, W. Ander
son, 2d vice p^sident; Ole Bron-
stad, 3d vice president; T. Theo.
Colwick, secretary; Peter Dahl,'
treasurer. The above ffamed of
fleers also constitute the Sketql
tive committee. ''ffteo."
friend was yet Miss Lottie Johnson and Oscar
laughing, Green went into a Johnson have gone to Coperas
woodshed and drank a bottle of Cove on a visit.
carbolic acid and returned to the The congregation of the Luth-
doorway and held the empty eran church assembled at the
bottle up to the horrified gaze Norse Lutheran church at their
of tys friend. He died almost annual business meeting on last
instantly. Green came here! Friday.
from St. Louis four years ago Every patron should consider
and is survived by a widow and the effect of mailing their letters
child- elsewhere than on their own
rural route, ere they send their
The democrats of Hamilton letters anywhere else. It does
county will show Mr. Davidson seem that every patron should
where they stand on the day of take sufficient interest in doing
The farmers are «t
cotton for 15 cents.
It would give the
principal much pleasure to see
many patrons visit the school to
observe the heroic work that is
being done in those crowded'
having been shipped months
ago) and the heavy attendance
abates, the room will be consoli-
dated once more. During the
present crisis, we most earnestly
hope we will have the unfaltering
supjKirt of all parents, which
will certainly result in nearly as
good work as our bust schools
panic is over and the crisis past.
We hope this is true.
Joe Howard left Monday for
the Southwestern University at
J. C. Watts
their part in keeping up their
route to the highest standard
possible by mailing all their let
tens, etc, where it belongs—-on
the rural route—thus giving the
route all the benefit of their pat-
ronage and the true showing at
Washington that it deserves. 4
The Norse Fire Insurance As-
sociation held its 22d annual ses-
sion here on last Saturday, Jan-
Old Firm Takes Its First Iuvoice.
S. Charleston., O.—After for-
ty-three years an invoice is being
Liken by Houston Brothers of
South Charleston. The firm has
been too busy making money to
take time to invoice. Lon Hous-
ton, one of the brothers, is esti-
mated to be worth about a mil-
lion. Now they have incorpora-
ted as the Houston company and
as a result strict busine^ff meth-
ods require that an invoice shall
he taken once a year at least.
Mutual Insurance For Hamilton.
Austin, Tex., Jan.-The state
insurance department yesterday
granted a permit to the_County
Mutual of Hamilton, to do busi-
ness in the state of Texas for
1908 This is a mutual insur
ance organization. ^
shining. The old adagt
hay. while the sun shines.
uary 4th. The Association is in
a - flourishing condition. The
following officers were elected
for the ensuing year, viz.- C. O.
Bronstad, president; Johh Rog-
stad, vice president; P. J. pjer.
secretary; E. T. Colwick,
treasurer: Kris Olson, together
with the above named officers,
constitutes the Board of Direct-
The Norse Protective Associa-
tion met bn last Saturday. The
Association is in good condition,
with money in the treasury for
possible future emergencies,
following officers were pfrftud
tor the ensuing year: N. Bttm-
We take pleasure in announcing the elec
. tionof Mr. O. A. Bronstad as Cashier of
bank, and we ask that his friends
call and greet him in his new role ol dp
thitler J. W. Rudasill
Tom M. Poof JoKnust
Solberg G. F, Boone
G. (X Bronstad W. T. Tergersoi
. Tom C. Parks, Directors
Hill County Poultry Show.
Hillsboro, Tcul, Jan. a.—The
^gOgetary of thft Hill County
Poultry Association states that
according to present indications
' ’ t bp held here
on the 21st. 22d and 38d ins. will
aye made subject to the ac$>n of
the Democratic Primary election
KorTw „ f '
QfX). m. Nichols
(re-election) ' I
Proverbs and Phrases,
I h av er moves the Hand that
moves the universe.—Latin.
Precaution is better Ulan re the poultry show to
pentance. - Greek, \ r Mpf
Pride went out on horseback bp one of tl
and returned on foot.—Spanish, held in the
Take the world as it is, not as hasontUeffi
it ought to be.-Irish. , cations fot a
If you want to raise some good
poultry or improve the stock you
already have, come see my stock
of the best Buff Wyandotte. 1
SET.TSSSSr" “d pn'
R. E. Davidson, '
M Clifton, Texas.
Several shares in the Enter-
prise printing plant for sale at 20
per cent discount. P. O. Box 41b.
hagen, president; John Rogstad,
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, January 10, 1908, newspaper, January 10, 1908; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth775114/m1/4/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.