The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 43, Ed. 1 Friday, January 1, 1926 Page: 1 of 8
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The Clifton Record
CLIFTON, BOSQUE COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 1926
OUR NEW YEAR WISH
We wish for each of our friends
.. A New Year ...
I THE CLIFTON filBUC
SCHOOL NEWS ITEMS
filled with Health, Happiness and
AH your drug store needs can be supplied here.
LUBBOCK CITY LIGHT PLANT
IS PAYING PROPOSITION
A new kind of medal will have to
be designed for Lubbock. That city,
one of the fastest growing communi-
ties of the South Plains, where many
communities are growing fast, claims
the distinction of having more electric
stoves in use than any other town or
city in Texas. The information was
brought to Dallas by A. B. Davis.
Mr. Davis, who is better known to
many West Texans as Abie, is secre-
tary of the Board of City Develop-
ment and was recently employed as
city manager. He was in Dallas chief-
ly to find out how this city handles
its municipal and civic problems and decorated. Each one received a pres-
took back with him such information (ent such as a horn, an A B C book or
as he thought might be applicable in j a rattler. After the presents were
ICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH
Services on New Year’s Day at 11.
Services Sunday morning at 11.
Sunday School at 10.
Benacta Society will meet at Col-
lege Thursday night.
Confirmation classes will meet Sat-
urday at parsonage.
0. T. Boe, Pastor.
AND LOCAL NEWS
The first year Home Economics
class had a small Christmas tree in
the cottage, during the class period
on the Wednesday school was out. The
tree was set on a desk and beautifully
j his own city. j distributed we lighted some sparklers.
Urf" The explanation of Lubbock's ! The rest of the time we spent-read-
unique record for electric stoves, Mr. | ing, and eating candy, which we had
Davis said, is its municipal electric j made the day before. Every one had
plant. After assessing a rate as-iow a real good time. —Reporter,
as is applied in any Texas town, the j ■
plant paid all expenses, depreciation] NEW HILL WILDCAT
and sinking fund allotment and still Hillsboro, Dec. 28.—J. A. Harper
has money left for a good dividend, j amj j, £. Latson of Rockdale have
be asserted.—-Dallas News.
'leased lands and contracted to start
• ........ ' work on an oil test well in Mount
EGGS FOR SETTING Calm, Hill county, not later than
4 pena American S. C.-W. Leghorns, March 1. Latson drilled a test well
Winterlay and Warren’s Farm exhi-1 at Mount Calm last year, but without
bition egg strains, winning in shows
and egg-laying contests for 5 years.
$2.00 per setting; $11,60 per hundred.
85 per cent fertility guaranteed.—
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Knudson, Norse,
By W. D. Raley
At 7:30 p. m., Jan. 30, 1926, the
High School Athletic Association will
present Thomas Elmore Lucy, lectur-
er, impersonator, caricaturist, musi-
cian, magician, globe-trotter and en-
tertainer supreme, in an evening’s en-
tertainment ..at. the city auditorium-
Mr. Lucy has traveled around the
world five times and has entertained
audiences in all parts of the globe. He
has lectured in practically every large
city and in most of the colleges of the
United States. He has lectured five
times at the University of Texas and
each time has packed the halls to over-
flowing. The Athletic Association has
been fortunate in securing an attrac-
tive contract with the great humorist-
lecturer and is promising the public
an evening of real entertainment. Ask
the boys for tickets now and get the
School will re-open after the Christ-
mast holdays on January 4th. Re-
views will be begun immediately in all
classes in preparing for the mid-term
examinations on Jan. 13, 14 and 15.
All pupils are required to take these
examinations, which cover the first
half of the year’s work, and no credit
for courses taken will be given unless
they are satisfactorily completed.
Olaf Westgaard Jr., who has been
in the school at Casper, Wyoming, re-
turned to Clifton and to his work in
the high school during the week be-
fore the holidays. Olaf likes the north-
west country but says that Texas,
CHftonand C. H. S. look mighty gooo
The freshman and sophomore Latin
classes will begin their supplementary
sight reading work immediately after
the mid-term exams are over. When
one hill has been climbed there is al-
ways another in Sight.
Moat of the-faculty members are
away from the city spending the holi-
days. Mr. Stapp and Miss Turner
went to their homes in Fort Worth;
Miss Joplin to Cleburne; Mrs. Vaden
to Walnut Springs; Mrs. Sterling to
Austin and Taylor; Miss Petty to
Hillsboro and Miss Chapman to Me-
squite; Mrs. Bettis, Mrs. Morrison,
Kenneth Golden who is working in
a drug store at Belton, was at home
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Olson were
Mrs. J. H, Lovom and children are'over from Waco to spend Christmas
visiting relatives in Rogers this week, with relatives.
Our Customers and
HAPPY AND" PROSPEROUS
THE FARMERS STATE BANK
BOND SECURITY BANK
(By A. R. Ellis)
Meridian, Texas, Dec. 29th, 1925.
F. D. Hendricks et al to H. W. Han-
shew, 185a of the Allen Talbot, $185.
E; H. Perkins and wife to A. L.
Been*, 93a of the G. Shirley, $3000. j
H. E. Trippett to Z. R. Dixon, 360a
of the Obediah Dodson, $12,000.”
J. L. Bird and wife to A. Polnick,
91 3-4a of the John Rogers, $6,825.
W. A. Downing and wife to W. H.
Richards, 139a of the John McLen-
William Zuehlke to Miss Millie
J. L. York to Miss Rosa Lee Gray.
Barton Pederson to Miss Myrtle
District Court after a recess during
the Christmas holidays was recon-
vened Tuesday morning. The grand
jury was recalled too, and reconvened
to investigate some new violation of
the laws. ,
Hon. E. R. Pedigo and family of
Austin are here on a visit to Mrs. Ped-
igo’s mother, Mrs. S. F. Lomax, and
other relatives and friends. Gene
looks as natural on the streets of
Meridian as an old shoe.
Mrs. H. T._ Newsome of Morgan,
! mother of Mrs. S. C. Barnes of Me-
ridfan, died at her home in Morgan
Sunday and was buried in Morgan
Daron Powell, who is a student in
the Dental Department of Baylor
University at Dallas was at home
with his mother, Mrs. W. H. Powell,
Miss Emma Darden who is teach-
ing school in Kansas City spent the
Christmas holidays with her' mother,
Mrs. Ellen Darden and other friends
D. E. Cavness and family hied them-
selves away to Denton last Thursday
where they were guests in the borne
of relatives for several days, coming
Bill Darden who has been sojourn-
ing in Louisiana for several months,
came in home to spend the Christ-
THE QUEEN THEATRE
SATURDAY NIGHT—DOUBLE SHOW
Art Acord in—
The Circus Cyclone”
Also 2 Reel Comedy—“A CLOUDY ROMANCE.”
Admission .................A..................................... 10 and 30c
MONDAY AND TUESDAY
“The Dressmaker from Paris”
with Leatrice Joy and Ernest Torrence. A real comedy.
Also FOX NEWS.
Admission ......................... ..........................- 10 and 30c
Coming—‘SALLY OF THE SAWDUST
OUR SAVIOR’S LUTHERAN
CHURCH OF NORSE
Friday, January 1, 1926:
Services at 10:30 a. m. Sermon top-
ic: “Asking God to Abide With Us
During the New Year."
Sunday January 3rd;
Sunday School at 10 a. m.
Services at 11 a. m. Sermon topic*.
“Jesus Christ, the Same Yesterday,
Today and Forever."
Elmer R. Larson. Pastor.
MRS. BRYAN RICHARDS GIVEN
Mesdames T. C. Parks, W. D. Raley
and J. M. Bettis gave a miscellaneous
shower honoring Mrs. Bryan Richards
Wednesday afternoon from three to
five o’clock at the 'home of Mr. and
Mrs. T. C. Parks.
Mrs. Parks received the guests at
the door and presented them Co Mrs.
Raley, who had charge of the guest
book Mrs. Bettis then introduced the
friends to the honoree.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Misses Virgie Parks and Lottie
There will be regular services at j Bettis, assisted by Misses L. A. Wind-
our church next Sunday. The subject ham and Mary Coston, served refresh-
for morning worship: “Paul’s Great
Ideal.” For evening: “The
Law' of Sowing.’’
You are cordially invited to come
and worship with us.
Morning worship 11:00.
Evening worship ’7:15.
Sunday School 9:45 a. m.,
Junior C. E, 4WML------------------ _
Senior C. E. 6:15.
May the Great Pilot this New Year
guide your caravan along pleasant j
ments of hot chocolate and sand-
After some time spent in merry
conversation a Christmas tree, which
Miss Wilma Parks and Helen Little
had been busy loading with the nu-
merous beautiful and useful gifts,
was 'presented to the bride. These
young ladies assisted Mrs. Richards in
stripping the tree and showing the
After all had admired the tokens
Miss Bronstad, and Miss Coston re- ma8 tim« with his mother, Mrs. Ellen
mained in Clifton with Santa Claus. brother, Lin Darden, the
W. E. Carter and wife and daugh-
ter, Miss Fern, spent a few days last
week with his brother-in-law, J. W.
Wright, of McGregor.
Jess Deavers, who has been holding
down a job on the Santa Fe section
here for several months left here
Tuesday morning to a farm in be-
tween Blum and Whitney in Hill
The following young people who
were either teaching or going to
school somewhere, spent the holidays
here with homefolks: Irene Dunlap of
Itasca; Miss Mollie Stockard, George-
town; Miss Mary Pear! Hale, Chap-
On Friday evening at eight o’clock
December 25, 1925, the marriage of
Miss Viola Raines of Meridian and
Mr. Bryan Richards of Clifton wag
solemnized at the home of the bride’s
parents. Only the immediate families
and a few intimate friends of the
bride and groom were present.
The soft glow of candles lighted
the room and revealed the beauty
of the chrysanthemums and ferns
which were scattered about the room
and formed an improvised altar.
Preceding the ceremony Miss Des-
ways strewn with Peace, Health and [ of love and esteem, Mrs. ■ Richards
Happiness. ! thanked-the gueftrKf'tWS evident
J. L. Spears, Pastor. of their friendship.
There will be services at the Bap-
tist church both Sunday morning and
night at the usual hours.
Rev. R. L. LeFevre.
sie Raines sang “Until” and Miss „ . ... . ,
Jewell Raines sang “I Love Youj™" ^nch: Mis, Lorraine Lama.,
Truly.” Both were accompanied at|Stttte University, Austin,
the piano by Miss Lenora Raines, who,, , , ...
also played the Bridal Chorus, from j ** l*t* y**™*l r°™ °J
Lohengrin.” The ring ceremony was
Mrs. Gordon Shook of Mission was
used, and was read by Rev. T. G.
Story of Clifton. During the cere-
mony Miss Lenora Raines played
softly “To You” by Oley Speaks.
The bride was attractively dressed
in orchid canton erepe with harmo-
Mr. Richards is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. P. Richards of Clifton and is
a rising young business man of this'
The bride has been a popular
teacher in the Clifton school* for the
past three years. By her winning
personality and accomplishments she
has endeared herself to Clifton peo-
The Record joins the many friends
of these worthy young people in
wishing them happiness and prosper-
ity through the coming years.
FCPC«*t. PC St ovt
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JULIUS M. JENSON, President TOM C. PARKS, Vice President
ARNOLD C. BRANDES, Cashier. HANS B. ‘DAHL, Asst. Cash.
In the beginning of the New Year
let's start right by taking our places
at church and Sunday School.
COME, you are welcome.
Sunday School at 10 a. m.
Preaching both morning and even-
Epworth League at 6:15 p. m.
T. G. Story, P. C.
Prof. Tom P. Hayes, a teacher in
Plainview Senior High School, is vis-
iting his sister, Mrs. W. G. Lacy, du-
ring the holidays. His many friends
are very glad to see him again.
IMMANUEL, LUTHERAN CHURCH
Sunday School and Bible Class at
Morning services at 10:30.
English services with Holy Com-
munion at 7 p. m.
Subject for morning: “Comfort for
the New Year.”
Subject for evening: “How to Begin
the New Year.”
Rev. A. Bartling.
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Mrs. John Dunlap while on her way
to relatives in Comanche, stopped a
few days last week with T. L. Dunlap
Miss Picola Campbell of Rotan was
here last week visiting her grand-
mother, Mrs. G. M. Campbell.
Mrs. Roy Averett and two small
children who had been spending some
time with her sister, Mrs. R. H. Burk
of Abilene came in home last week.
News reached Meridian last Tues-
day evening that Uncle Wylie Jones
of Iredell, one of the oldest Methodist
preachers in Texas had died at his
home in Iredell that evening.
Judge O. M. Weatherby of Waco,
a trustee of the Central Texas Bap-
tist Sanitarium at Waco, and W. S.
Turner of Valley Mills, also a trus-
tee of the same were at the Baptist
church here last Sunday where Judge
Weatherby delivered a good address
in the interest of said sanitarium.
J. B. Coleman went to Fort Worth
last Tuesday evening where he met
his daughter, MW Frazier Pierce,
and children who live near Memphis,
and brought them home with him.
They will spend the holidays here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Anderson and
youngest daughter, Vallie Dale of
Dallas, spent Christmas Day with
Hon. Owen P. Carpenter of Belton,
accompanied by his sisters, Misses
Mary and Frances, of Troy, were here I Mrs. Anderson’s brother, Sam Mooney
for a few days Christmas visit with l and family, and old itime friends,
their uncle and aunt, Dr. and Mrs. I They went on to Waco to visit other
J. C. Carpenter, and other relatives, .relatives.
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