The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, February 18, 1916 Page: 2 of 9
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Waco Sty I
The Spring Festival for All the People
Waco merchants, under the auspices of the Young: Men’s Business
league, unite in a great Three Days’ Show, entertaining: the public as
their guests and presenting an elaborate assemblage of all the new sea-
son’s styles in merchandise of every kind.
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY
Must Hare Help
Uncle Sam says he must have
help. He wants stenographers
for bis office in Washington, and
hroughout many of the South-
ern States, at entrance salaries
of from $B40 to $1200 per annum.
He has some vacancies in his
Phillipine offices and in Panama,
for which he pays an entrance
salary of $1200 to $1500 per year.
He advances on merit, if you are
competent you . will soon draw a
most attractive salary and only
work from 1) a. m. to 4:30 p. in.,
with thirty days vacation dur-
ing the year with pay. Several
DATES ARE MARCH I. 2. 3.
Otr#«t Pared#*, Band Oonoarta anc
Elaborate AmutamtM Paaturaa
Combined With Interesting Ole-
play a of Merohendleest All Store#
Waco, Texas.—The first three <layi
of March are the dates for a seriei
of train events in Waco, augment**
different examinations were liold » £
three Gala Days of interesting displays and joyous entertainment.
Special amusement attractions, including Theatres, Street Parades and
Frfee Band Concerts. Every day will be a feature day—-You can’t af-
ford to miss a single one.
Grand Opening and Parade Tuesday Night, Feb. 29th
Merchants’ Reception and Picture Show Day-Wednesday
Automobile and Fashion Pageant—Thursday
Civic Welfare Day and Elaborate Displays—Friday
Streets and business houses wjll be decorated for the occasion, and all
Waco joins in inviting you to come and enjoy this big event with us.
Y. M. B. L. of W AGO
Baby Killed in Auto Accident
Waco. Texas, Feb. 12.—On the
Dallas road, six and a half miles
north or Waco, an automobile a
touring party en route from
Plano to Temple, turned turtle
this afternoon causirg the death
of T. R. Jasper Jr., aged eight
months. Miss Ruby Hitzman,
also of Plano, sustained a broken
collar bone. She is seriously
bruised and is in a local sanita
The parents of the dead child,
Mr. and Mrs. T. Ray Jasper of
Plano, and the driver of the car,
Taylor Jackson ol Renner, were
painfully bruised. They were
coming toward Waco when they
met two men in a buggy going in
the opposite direction, who were
leading another horse and buggy.
Mr. Jackson turned out for the
first horse, but failed to see the
second one until he was within a
short distance of it. To avoid
striking the horse he made a
sharp turn. The front spring
broke and the car turned turtle
several times, throwing the oc-
cupants out. The baby’s skull
was fractured and death resulted
Biggest Man In'The World
Resides In Collin Countv
“Nothing to it, boys; I’m cur-
ed. There is no such animal.
Taking oft'|fat|is like that prover-
bial old leopard and his spots.
Hand me another sandwich.”
Dallas had a visitor “yesterday
who would furnish little or no
encouragement to one who con
templates dieting in order to re
duce weight. This was Sam
Harris of Farmersville. who says
he is the largest man in the
world, so far as he knows, since
his closest competitor, a man
who lived at Three River, Wis.,
Mr. Harris has just had an
amusing if not a successful
l>erience in “taking of flesh”. He
1 now weighs 535 pounds. Some
months ago, ‘when he thought
he was a fullgrown man,” Mr.
Harris decided it would be a wise
course to diet. He began eating
onl.V two meals a day. To bis
utter surprise—but not to bis
disgust—he began "fattening
up.” The “two meal-a day ”
EAT with us
Fresh Oysters at II All Times.
Fish Friday and Saturday.
Short Orders served to your special Satisfaction.
COME TO SEE US
Clifton Eating House
P. MATHEWS, Proprietor
Next Door West of First Guaranty State Bank
When girls arrive al the age whan nature must assert Itself the general health
of the body muat be good or there is grave danger that disease will appear which
will disastrously affect their entire lives. It Is called the critical time In a girl's
Me, and II is the duty of every mother to see that the conditions are right. Where
there Is any departure from health the trouble should be given immediate
attention. The symptoms usually are; languidness, a pale, colorless complexion
dull eyes, bad breath, p*or appetite, constipation and a weakened state of the
nerves. At such times the remedy needed Is
Girls at the Age of
plan netted him just seven pounds
in three months. Seeing this
kind of dieting wouldn’t do, he
then began eating only one rr.eal
a day—breakfast. At the end of
three months more he took on
added weight. Then he tried
quitting tobacco. He increased
seven pounds in thirty days.
M r. Harris is not dieting now.
He says he eats everything he
can get between his shoulders.
“And that is a whole lot, be-
cause I’m a big man,” said Mr.
Harris, with a smile.
Collin County Native
Mr. Harris is a native of Collin
county. He was city marshal of
Farmersville eight years. He
an I said he could outrun any man in
eX J the county until about five years
ago. He is 42 years old and is
the “mascot” of the woodman of
the World degree team of Farm-
ersville, and has made many
trips with members of the order,
and was a recent visitor to New
York, where lie attracted wide-
The commonplace expression
“as wide as he is long” is no ex-
aggeration with Mr. Harris. He
1 is six feet two inches tall and
1 six feet one inch around the ab-
domen. Other measures are Oil
1 1-2 inches around the chest, 27
i inches around the call of the leg,
l 47 inches around the thigh, 82
I inches around the hip, and lie re-
quires armholes in his vest of
25 1-2 inches. He wears a No.
10 1-2 shoe.
Mr. Harris said all his clothes
are made in bis household except
upon special occasion when he
wants to “put on some extra
“Whenever I have it suit of
clothes made to order I get any-
where from one to thirty live
letters and telegrams from the
clothes makers."said Mr. Harris.
“When my measurements are
entered on the order blanks in
here in our city during the past
year by Civil Service Department,
to secure help for the Govern
ment. Snecial letters were re-
ceived by our school urging that
our graduates take these exam-
ination. We prepare students to
pass examinations for several
departments f o r Government
Owing to America being the
great department store of the
world during the European war,
Uncle Sam will need far more
help this year than ever before.
Young men and women, am-
bitious to succeed should give
this Civil Service work prompt
and serious consideration. The
position is certain, the salary
good and the pay sure.
Business men desiring efficient
office help, bookkeepers, steno-
graphers, secretaries or opera
tors, at salaries in keeping with-
the quality of service rendered,
should phone or write us just the
kind of help they want and we
will take particular pains in
selecting it, either from students
just graduating or from former
graduates who are desiring ad-
vancement. We have an enroll-
ment of more than t#?o thousand
combined to show not only to thi
home people, but to out-of-town visi
tors, the new creations for the sprint)
season. The amusement and enter
tainment features have been provide*
on a more elaborate scale, than hai
ever before been attempted by any
Texas city, while the displays by al
lines of business will furnish the mos*
elaborate review of all that is new
in all lines of commercial activity
that has ever been inaugurated ii
this section of the state.
The merchants of Waco have ar
ranged to keep “open house” on th*
style show dates—every store will b*
dressed in its new spring togs, th«
merchandise will furnish a firs1
glimpse of the progress and evolu
tion in all that is new—it will be tb*
first display of the best thought o'
both the American and foreign manu-
The Waco Style Show is under th*
• Young Men’s Busineer
auspices of the
League. This organization has pro
v-ided a series of entertainment fea
tures that have been designed t«
amuse and delight the large crowd oi
out-of-town visitors that are expect
ed. Gorgeous parades, band con
certs, and numerous social features
including, perhaps, a grand charitj
ball, will combine with the merrhan
dise displays to make the Waco Styi«
Show an event of importance to al
Central Texas. The Young Men’;
Business League invites you; th*
merchants and all residents of thi
Centra! Texas city promise all visi
tors “something different" in the was
of a spring style show on March 1, I
The program for the opening night
February 29, includes an elaborate
street pageant, with gorgeous floats
bands and numerous original feature!
per year, and ten thousand form-
er students from which to select ‘ ofJrntfreRj w ,
just the kind of help you want.
We have an experienced man in
charge of our Employment De-
partment who will take Special
interest In serving you without
Those interested in preparing
for either Government or Com-
mercial positions, phone us, at
our expense, or write for parti-
culars. More than three hun-
dred new enrollments last month.
Catalogue free upon request.
T*S different from
other* because more car#1
is taken in the making
and the materials usedTare
Makts a brilliant, »l!ky polish that *____
0"( rub i>fl or <2u«t off. andtbo sbiael«»t» I
lour times as long a* ordinary itor* I
polish Used on humole ili.vrs uad sold I
by hardware and grocery dealers.
All wit if t, trad. I'laltun your <uuk rtm, I
Ail Wo *aa aa tniu. ( j
7*>ur parlor *•*■
tVm't find it the Imm i
ruur tkxJtrr U Both
OK/iMf. Iff tat on Piter* fl
In liquid or (nuU-om quality.
Black Silk Stove PoBah Work#
« tree Baa
■ for i brer.
A Shine in Every Drop
Mrs. Kirkpatrick Is
Found Not Guilty
Hillsboro, Texas, Feb, 12.—Af-
ter considering the case of Mrs.
Florence Kirkpatrick one hour
and forty minutes tonight the
jury returned a verdict of not
Mrs. Kirkpatrick was charged
with killing Dr. A. C. Saylor
here on the fair grounds on Sat-
urday. Oct. 2, 1915, while the
crowd was dispersing after bear-
ing a speech by W. J. Bryan.
Dr. Saylor was under bond at
the time, charged with kilhng
Joe Kirnpatrick, husband of
Mrs. Florence Kirkpatrick.
Mrs. Kirkpatrick’s idea was self-,
As there were no Americans
in the Parliament House at
Ottawa when it was burned
Secretary Lansing does not have
to start an investigation, or even
a correspondence about it.
1, will be “Mer
ehants’ Reception Day," and will b«
signalized by elaborate displays in al
the stores, band concerts on th<
streets and special features at al
theatres and moving picture houses
Arrangements havej been complete*
to secure a return engagement ol
“The Birth of a Nation” at the Audi
torium on this day, this picture be-
ing regarded as a supreme achieve-
ment in spectacular motion pictur*
dramas, and having played to crowde*
houses everywhere it has been shown
Thursday will be known as “Fash-
ion Day and Automobile Day." A
brilliant fashion pagenat and automo-
bile parade will be the feature of th*
afternoon; the evolution of fashion:
in Waco from Indian days to the pres
Mr. Ford says he has another
peace plan in hock. Crank her
up, Henry, and never mind the
Taftsavs: "La Follette has
about as much chance for the
presidency as I have” There's
a frank confession that's good
for an ex presidential soul.
A POSITIVE STATEMENT
BY A BIG BUSINESS MAN
•‘Neglect of Apparently Unimportant
Conditions Wrecks Many a Healthy
Squaw Vine Wine
it ia a woman's remedy. Especially adapted to strengthen the female organism
and assist the development which nature is striving to bring about. It puts an
•nd to nervousness, headaches, sickness of the stomach ana establishes healthy
regularity. When this stage is safely passed, natural conditions speedily return;
the pale face takes on color, the eyes become bright, the breath sweet, the mind
Clears of meltncholy, end the weakened body becomes strong and robust.
Sold by Druggi»tt and Dualurt. Price $1.00 Pur Bottlu.
C. P. SIMMONS MEDICINE CO., ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
W. 3. ELKIN, JR.
a prominent druggist of Atlanta.
i plain underscored figures, the
Sold by Hutton <fc Carpenter, Druggists
garment makers write or wire
back, telling me I'm crazy. Then
I get more letters and telegrams.
I tell you, it mighty hard to get
them to realize I inn a big man.”
Mr. Harris ifwkes frequent
trips to Dallas, and is well known
here. “Funny, —n’t it that no
one ever forgets me? Why,
nearly everyone in Dallas calls
me Saui,’ ’’ said Mr. Harris.
When a woman comes to a con
i elusion she takes it liae a hurdle.
Is authority for the above posit iveftnte-
ment. In explaining this statement he
asked two questions and offered one
If u growing healthy business turns
nud begins to run down bill, what is
the eoudltloq of the owner's health’:
Almost always, unusually bad.
Wbnt was the first cause of bis (tour
This constipation could have been
avoided by taking Retail Orderlies re'
caslonally. They tire a plea sunt candy
tablet laxative which cun be used by
men. women or ctllldreu with the beat
ent time will be depicted in a series
of elaborate floats, and the evolutior
of transportation from the ox-tearr
to the modern automobile will be an
o.ther feature, followed by a grea
procession of newest model cars of al
Friday, the concluding day of th*
style show, will be “Civic Welfart
Day." Interesting and instructive
iemonstrations. not only of the new
fashions, but also of new products o:
every description, will be conducted
at the various stores, a public recep
tion will be held by the merchant.-
at their places of business, and som,
very novel social features are beint
planned for both local and out-of
town people. The suggestion has beei
made that a grand charity hall b«
held on Friday night as a culmina
tion to the style show, and this sug
irestion has met with such instant an*
] widespread favor that the hall seem:
I reasonably assured.
During the show the stores will b*
; attractively decorated inside and out
! ind the streets will be brilliantly ilium
mated at night. True to”its custom ol
doing w-ith absolute thoroughness ev-
erything it undertakes, the Young
Men’s Business League are deter
mined to make the Waco Style Show
the biggest thing of its kind evei
•‘pulled off" in Texas—an attractior
which will be second only to the Texas
Every detail of the program is be
ing carefully worked out by compe
tent committeemen, with a view ol
making the show an event of particu
lar interest to the many people wh*
will come in from neighboring towns
as well as to the local public.
A special committee has been ap-
pointed to confer with the different
-ailroads entering Waco for the pur-
pose of securing reduced rates t*
Waco for the Style Show, and th*
Young Men’s Business League hope:
to be able to offer the out-of-towr
sublic this additional inducement foi
visiting Waco during the style show
We have the exclusive selling rights fo*
this great laxative. Trial size. 10 cents.
THE REXALL STORE *-
“Tou know, my dear boy.” said ,
sympathising friend to a uian In trou
ble. “that we really gain by our trials
“That depends altogether on tbefctud
of lawyer you get to conduct them."
replied the sufferer.
There are two different kinds of men
Give one e piece of rope and he wR|
hang himself: gtre a similar piece tc
the other and he ll form a cordage,trust
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, February 18, 1916, newspaper, February 18, 1916; Clifton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth775344/m1/2/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.