The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, July 15, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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The Clifton Record
CLIFTON, BOSQUE COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY. JULY 15, 1910 ^
HONEST GOODS AT HONEST PRICES
Has resulted in vehicles which
cannot be equalled for durabil-
ity, strength and ease of draft.
Scientific knowledge of the re-
quisites of a good wagon is a
very important factor in the
construction of the wagons
which we offer you. \
WHEN WE SELL
YOU A WAGON
We do so with the expectation
and knowledge that it will give
you complete seatisfaction, not
only now, but for many years
in the future.
This Is the Plow You Have
Unrivaled in strength. Adjustments necessary for all conditions under
which a plow must work. The controling rod regulates the rear wheel,
the course of the plow can be changed without stopping the team, and
the rear wheel is not Influenced by the movement of the team or irregu-
larities of theland. The width of the furrow is fixed by the front furrow
wheel lever. The scraper can be set to any desired pitch or angle and is
a positive disc cleaner. The discs are ball-bearing and dust-proof and
revolve freely from the slightest contact with the ground. The wheels
are equipped with dust-proof removable grease cups and screw caps.
Don’t be deceived, but buy the P. & 0. It has been the best Disc Plow
on the market since disc plows were invented. It is the strongest plow
made, and will cut the toughest and hardest ground without straining.
See Us for the Dain one-horse,
pull power, continuous travel, full
circle, all steel Baling Press.
OUR LINE OF
Is Selected For
By this we mean usefulness
in the broadest sense. They
represent the very latest im-
provements in the implement
making world and the ideas of
men who have made a lifetime
study of the needs of the farmer.
We make it a point to make
close personal study of the im-
plements sold us and because
of that fact are able to assure
you of better values than other-
wise could be offered. We must
know before we handle a line
that it is made right; that it
has the latest labor saving fea-
tures and that it can be de-
pended on to the fullest extent
for servlet. Therefore, you will
find it to your advantage to
buy your implements of us.
HONEST GOODS AT HONEST PRICES
Hon. 0. B. Colquitt spoke at
the court house last Thursday
Ben Thompson of Dallas, son
of W. B. Thompson is in town
Mrs. B. F. Monroe and child-
ren of Waco who have been here
visiting Mrs. C. C. Porter re-
turned home this week.
Mrs. Charley Romine and
children and Miss Norma Diltz
of Valley Mills left Saturday for
Carlton on a visit.
Oliver Hale of McKinney is
in the city.
Mrs. Ed Christian is visiting
in Valley Mills this week.
Mrs. H. E. Childs is visiting in
Miss Della Dunaway of Cle-
burne is visiting her aunt, Mrs.
A. R. Ellis this week.
Miss Pearl Ellis is visiting in
Blum this week.
A. P. Watso not Temple is in
this city prospecting this week
with a view of locating.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Downing
and farailv of Frost are visiting
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Hightower.
The Baptists begun a meeting
at their church last Sunday.
Rev. W. Y. Quesenberry. a
Baptist minister of Louisville
Ky. was here the first of the
the Baptist church, and also
made a talk to the Sunday
school on some of the customs
in China, he having made a visit
to that country.
The following is an extract
from a letter received by the wri-
ter a few days ago: “I and one
of the prettiest and sweetest
little girls that ever drew breath
of life have decided to get mar-
ried and want you, if you will, to
meet us at the Baptist church at
Cranfllls Gap, July 6. and act as
master of ceremonies.” On ar-
riving at the Gap about 5 a’clock
p m we found the house full of
folks; pretty soon the organ be-
gan to emit sweet music when in
marched the following couples:
Mack Bertelson and Miss Eliza
Battershell, Martin Olson and
Miss Millie Anderson, Benjamin
Anderson and Miss Olllve Ander-
son, Charlie Nelson and Miss
Jennie Tergerson, Ollie Terger-
son and Miss Lizzie Nystle and
Oscar Nystle and Miss Bettie
Tergerson and arranged them-
selves on either side of a beau-
tiful arch prepared for the oc-
casion. when J, P. Nystle and
Miss Matilda Nelson marched
up and stopped under the arch,
while we, in as brief a way as we
could, said the words that made
them husband and wife. Ws
The revival meeting at this
church is still in progress and
will continue indefinately. Our
pleasing leature of the meeting
is the co-operation of Baptists
and Presbyterians with us in
this great work. May God bless
them all. Quite a number have
united with the church, and the
interest seems to be deepening.
Rev. I. E. Hightower is doing
the preaching. Everybody in-
vited to be with us.
Do you want a farm? For
quick sale 100 acres in Stonewall
county. Only $10 per acrel
Why not buy a new Joe Moon
buggy at this time?—Rea & Co.
Hon. A. B. Honeycutt of Cle-
burne will speak at Clifton on
Tuesday July 19th, at 2 o’clock
favoring the candidacy of Poin-
dexter for Governor.
Mr. Honeycutt is one of the
best campaign speakers in the
State and will both instruct arid
interest the people. Everybody
First Baptist Church.
Regular services at this church
next Sunday at 11 a. m. Sunday
school at 10 a. m. B. Y. P. U. at
7 p. m. No preaching services
Sunday night, the pastor and
congregation will unite with our
Methodist brethren in the re-
vival. J. B. Fletcher
HON. 0. B. COLQUITT
SPEAKS AT CLIFTON.
Hon. O. B. Colquitt, candidate
for the democratic nominatioh
for governor of our great State
addressed 200 or more people in
Reeder Hall last Thursday night,
notwithstanding the ruin wihch
Very recently the News-Her-
ald editor was asked for a dona-
tion for a man who had suffered
the loss of his household goods
from fire. This man had never
subscribed for the News-Herald,
or patronized local merchants to
any extent, but read mail order
story” papers and bought most
kept many from coming ouU 0f his supplies in Chicago.
BOSQUE COUNTY FOR
S. P. YORK
For State Senator
Because he comes to ns with a solid endorsement from
his home peopleand from all who know him as a clean, hon-
est, seif-made gentleman,,born and raised in our neighboring
C°UD^cause we should have good men to serve as our law-
D — - a _ktiamoaa orwl loue unntft.i* 1T»m 1 nflf
then adjourned to the palatial
home of P. Q. Nelson where a
iv,. ------------, „ bountiful and sumptuous supper
week in the interest of the Bap- ^ served, after which we bid
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(Conuined on last ]
For about one hour and a half
the crowd listened attentively to
his convincing remarks and
showed by the frequent applause
that the crowd was in sympathy
with his remarks, and to say he
is strong in Clifton is not neces-
sary, as the twenty third will
soon be here and it will be made
known that his strength will at
least be surprising to some of
the supporters of other candida-
Little Mi3s O’Brian, of Mc-
Gregor opened the meeting with
an appropriate song composed
on Mr. Colquitt in bis race for
governor, which was enthusias-
tically applauded by the audience
after which thejpeaker was in-
troducec by Mr. J. 8. Graves,
who said he was a prohibitonist,
but had selected Mr. Colquitt as
his choice of the entire four that
were runningr^"' * ' " ~
Mr. Colquitt was enthusias-
VtoS:j.mm!n«,|U«Uy recfrsd f recently
0,15; ett « A-tin. .PpU«ed„r
°ra Because we believe in giving every man a square deal. hS
Ha. SP Ybrk had this in Bosque county? The attempt to whwh be often referred to Ms
Davidson’s indorsement of the
negro Republican for collector
t to appeal to our District Court
mtitled—A Square Deal.
When the subscription list reach-
ed us nearly every businessman’s
name in town was on it for some
amount, but not a cent had been
received from the people whom
he spent his money before his
misfortune. This same man has
several children whom he will
certainly endeavor to give some
public school educational advan-
tages, and this also will .come
from his neighbors and friends
while his money is going to add
to the wealth of some foreign
mail order house who does not
care whether his family grows
up in ignorance or not, or wheth-
er or not he lives or dies. But
of such material are the people
of this section composed that
when charity calls they respond,
regardless of the fact that the
object of this charity is one who
has heen smiting them all his life.
And the News-Herald mam con-
tributed his mite mentally saying
that ignorance rather than lack
Of home pride guided the action 4/ L.
ofthishunane philanthropist.— o
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UJI a wuotvuici-IK
—Oscar J. Rea A Co. .
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, July 15, 1910, newspaper, July 15, 1910; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth775980/m1/1/: accessed December 9, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.