The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, June 16, 1922 Page: 4 of 8
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)N, TEXAS. JUNE 1«, 1922
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ONE CAR LOAD |i«f JUST UNLOADED
America’s Comfortable Low Cost
TODAY’S OVERLAND 25 MILES TO THE GALLON OF GASSOLINE
Until you see it you will find it difficult to conceive that a car of such excellence—so completely bal-
anced, and so carefully constructed, can be sold for so little. The body is entirely of steel and the
finish is baked enamel.
Buy an Overland—Always a Good Investment
NOW THE GREATEST AUTOMOBILE VALUE IN AMERICA
WE HAVE CASINGS AND
INNER TUBES TO FIT ANY
WE HAVE A BIG ASSORT-
MENT OF AUTOMOBILE
THE HOUSE THAT GIVES SERVICE.
THE CLIFTON RECORD
Bv ltobt. L. Baldridge
■come on in.
Some base ball fans are poor sports,
they are all wrong when their team
* Week’* Program at *
The Queen Theatre *
Eatered at Postoff.ee, Clifton, Tex-! ha^ns t0 har,i luck und loses a K“me’| *
as, as Second Class Mail Matter.
EVERY FRIDAY MORNING
Friday, June 16, 1922
The new issue of Clifton Independ-
ent School District Bonds recently
Eileen Percy in “Elope if You Must,
W HAT IS A FLAPPER? where we are headed for. The moral
We were walking along the street status of™r m,°thers’ grand-mothers,
| the other day, and an old friend of w,™» and dauKhter8 « * barompter of
ours asked us the question: What is i P^Uc sentiment, and public sentiment
a flapper? She is the new woman;!Cry*tal,Zes1 ‘nto statutor>’ law’ and
i not necessarily a bad woman but just! *u‘de8 and (ilreicts hu"'a" ac‘ions, and
I one that has kicked off many of the whetheur tbey be loose or stable it>3
restraints of a hoary age, and in her UP t(> tbe dear w’om<?n No man- Pri<^-
new-found freedom, oftentimes bor- cler«’ (>r laynlen can lo»k 011 the
voted were approved last week by the a conu,dy dlama. lf you can’t laugh, ders on the brink of indecency in tK* n^ed"es8of w'oman and have chaste-
Display Advertising per inch 25c
Extra Charge for Special Position
Local Advertising, per line 10c
Black Face Type, per line.............„15c
One Year $1.50
Six Months ............. 85
Three .Months ..............................50
Payable in Advance
State authorities at Austin, Supt. Wil
kerson appearing there in their be-
half. . ,
Senator A. C. Buchanan of Temple,
who has represented this, the 27th
Senatorial District, for several terms,
is asking for re-election. He has made
a good representative of the people
and we see no reasons why he should
not l>e sent hack on the job another
passjthis one up.
I matter of dress. Her grandmother
Friday and Saturday J wore hoop skirts, away down below ’
William Fox presents John Gilbert her shoe tops, and it was a rare thing c 0 ‘es’ ln 8 an re®sons bke a god
Though man is
and wears fine
_____ Congressman Tom Connally, our
representative in the national con-
gress, is making the world take notice
1. E. Tennison of Clifton has an-
nounced for State Treasurer. He is j
an experienced and capable account- |
ant, aniNknowing him as we do, he is |
our choice ThilJli;s office, and we ex-J
pect to support him in the coming'pri- j
marie?, and can recommend him to the I
in “The Yellow Stain,”
the Big Timber country.
Monday and Tuesday
Pearl White in “Without Fear," a
picture you can’t afford to miss.
; - Wednesday and Thursday
| The picture you have been waiting
for—William box presents “Over the
Hill,” the greatest human story of
all times and a picture that will live
forever. Just tell your friends it will
be here June 21 and 22.
drama of that the male population knew the
and has wrought wonders on this mun-
dane sphere—but kindle in him the
fires of animal passion and he is not
very far removed from the jungle.—
color of her hosiery. Her dress but-
toned up around her neck, fit like a
safe door, and no chance for a boo-
peep at her shapely arms and heaving
breast. ‘ But her grandaughter, the
flapper, chases up and down the street
with her hair bobbed short off, with
enough rouge on her face to give a
monkey the paint colic, her frock, a (lay.
kind of shimmering or flimsy stuff, j Sunday School at the regular hour
low necked and very high at the hot- 9:30 a. m.
• tom, yet the average flapper’s frock
BAPTIST w. m. u. program
Leader—Mrs. A. G. Gilliam.
Bible Study—Mrs. Will Person.
Prayer, “For Understanding HeartJF
and Minds”—Mrs. Neill.
Hymn—“Faith of Our Fathers.”
Personal Service—Mrs. L. E. Ten-
Par. 2 and 4—Mrs. Lovelady.
Par. 6 and 7—Mrs. G. W. Collins.
Closing Devotion, Sentence Prayers.
Scandinavian Lutheran Church
On account of the absence of the
pastor there will be no services Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Bronstad and
little daughter left for Marlin the first
of the week to spend several days
using the hot water for the improve-
ment of their health.
Mayor P. E. Schow underwent quite
a serious operation at the Baptist
Sanitarium at Waco Wednesday morn-
ing. Last reports give his condition
voters of this section—Venus Express.
“Extra! Extra!”—Johnnie Walker.
“Western Speed"—Buck Jones.
“An Eastern Westerner"—Harold
Farm and Ranch says: There is I
reason to believe that cotton will bring ,
a good price this fall and winter. Make
an effort to increase your acre yield J
by good cultivation and by such other j
Joe Lopcr and family are
Rose for a few days outing.
that he is on the job and looking after j means ut your command. A few
the people’s business.
tra pounds will help pay for a lot of
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Elliott and
little daughter left the first of the j
week for a visit with relatives at Fort
Worth, Belton and other points.
reminds one of a wide surcingle on a
race nag. A beautiful pair of calves
diked out in rich-colored silks, bring
up the rear, usually shapely and beau-
tiful, and that’s the main part of her
| ghow—yes, it catches the rubber- church at 6:15.
in Glen necks—yet, even the old devils like to
I sit on the front seats—and when we. ~
j get so blase that we no longer care for
Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. N. | as very favorable and it is thought
M. Swenson at 2:30 Thursday after-j he is doing nicely, which is good news
noon, June 22nd. Special business to j to his many friends at home. He
be transacted. Not the change of j was accompanied to Waco by his phy-
f'me- | sician. Dr. C. M. Moore, and sons, Em-
Junior Luther League meets at the j mett and Pete, who remained there
until after the operation.
Quite a number have been curious
to know what the Record will have to
say about last Tuesday's ball game.
Well, there is quite a lot that could
be said. One thing is that on account
6t the physical condition of the Clif-
ton players it was predicted before
the game that Meridian would make
the most scores, but no one suspected
| that they would make all their runs j _*
in one inning. We figured that they Misses Mayme Swenson, Lois Rea
would be more merciful ona crippled and Elsie Coston have' been elected
pitcher. And after that inning, they as teachers of the grades in the Blum
did act nicer, as that was the only public school for.the coming term,
•cores they made. Roddy, our “kid”
pitcher, held them like an old timer.
Virgil Walker of Waco came over
the first of the week to visit his par-
ents, Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Walker.
We specialize on Ford and Fordson
radiators, and we guarantee our work
at reasonable prices!—Pearson &
... ... Carl Olson arrived home from A. &
| Meridian players are fine young fel- ‘M. College, where he is a student and
tows, and to let them have a game
occasionally is nothing but right. • We
ail want them to stay in the league
and do their best, and they needed ^during the vacation season as he has
the Temple sanitarium with her;
daughter, Mrs. E. A. Priddy, came in j
Monday afternoon to spend a few j
days here and at Fort Worth. Mrs.
George B. Helm went to Temple to :
encouragement. Like the boy the calf J already answered a number of calls j help care for Mrs.’ Prjddy, her grand-
one of that school’s prize baseball
pitchers the past two seasons. He does
not expect to be at home very much
the passing show we want God to
come and get us-. But, folks, it’s the
flapper mother that gets our goat.
We were down in thd big city the
--] other day, walking along and taking
Rev. J. H. Walker and wife, Mr. and observation of the passing throng,
Mrs. Ralph Helm, Mr. and Mrs. John when a picture was flashed upon the
M. Grimland and son, John Martin, sen
were in Gatesville the first of the
week attending the Methodist District
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Murphree and
children moved down from Cranfills
that made our blood boil, and
at tie same time we trembled with
fear for the safety of this temple we
call society. She was a full grown
flapper, pushing a baby carriage, her
cheeks looked like ripa-eherries—but
it was all a camouflage And talk
Gap the first of the week to make about low necks and short sleeved
Clifton their home. Mr. Murphree j frocks, it really was not a good excuse
recently purchased the City Barber j for ’decency—high heeled bootees,
Shop in this city and is now personally ! flesh-colored hose, and when the ;
in charge of same.
breeze toyed with her dainty lingerie,
the flash from jeweled garter buckles
Mrs. C. R. Nichol, who has been at gave a country editor a case of the!
ran over, we haven’t much to say,! by amateur ball teams to pitch for
Clifton goes to Meridian Frida)? after- j,them. He will probably go to Som-
noon, ’Where the aaipe teams will try : erville in a few days to take charge of
out for an increase in tbe 'percentage that town’s team as coach and do. a
column. [ part of the pitching.
daughter, during the absence of Mrs.
Nichol. Mrs. Priddy is said to be
getting along fine, and it it thought
she will be able to return home in a
; few more day*.
blind staggers. Well, it’s bad enough j
for a silly girl to be a flapper and j
put on a street show for idle rubber-!
necks, but when it comes to the |
mothers of this land acting the part j
of a flapper and parading up and
down the' thoroughfares and giving
an exhibition of their nudeness, it
occurs to us that it is about time to
park our cars of progress and take
stock, and figure out, if we can, lust 1,—,
We expect to move to our
new building next Monday,
June 19, where we hope to
have the pleasure of serving
the public with the best of
service in our line, which* is
Gasoline, Oils, Ayfbmobile
Tires, Accessories, Dodge
Brothers Motor Cars, Etc.
Fort & Company
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, June 16, 1922, newspaper, June 16, 1922; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth775472/m1/4/: accessed February 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.