The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 43, Ed. 1 Friday, January 1, 1926 Page: 3 of 8
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Resalve to Use Nothing But the Best
Of Flour This Year
Every Sack Guaranteed
MASONIC WORKER DIES I w*ll »k<> _____ end, wa3 stopped on the one-foot line | THE WOOL GROWERS
by Prather and Hurat a#»a. a:__
PROMINENT MINISTER AND
MASONIC WORKER DIES
Iredell, Texas, Dec. 26 —Rev. W. V
-Jones, 78 years old, died here this
week on his birthday.
Rev. Jones was one of the early
Methodist ministers of this country.
He preached during: the time Indians
were here. From his early manhood
he always kept up an active part in
preaching the gospel. He also spent
an active part of his life in the Ma-
sonic fraternity. He is widely known
from activity in the Grand Lodge at
Rev. Jones is survived by Miss
Stella Jones, Iredell; Will V. and
Guy Jones of Fort Worth, and Mrs.
Goodman, who lives in Oklahoma.
The funeral services were conduct-
ed by Rev. Brockett, assisted by Rev.
R. L. Daniel, Baptist minister; Hon.
.). M. Robertson from Meridian, and
Rev. Nichols, a Methodist minister
from West Texas, after which the
Masonic Lodge took charge of the
THE "EXES” WON
Well, the “Exes” won their game
from the Cats of 1925. The game was
a rouser. The Exes showed that they
still had the old* “punch." This year’s
team put up a brilliant fight against
the old stars and for a time seemingly
had the game on ice. All in all the
game was interesting and the big
crowd present went away entirely
satisfied with the day’s thrills.
The Exes started with a rash and
soon had the young Cats backed up
against their own goal line. The
youngsters however, played a strong
defensive game and smeared their
elders back down the field?E$jJy in
the game Chink Westley was called
on to score by the drop-kick route,
his old trick, but his first attempt
* ----- owpjrcu vii ic one-ioot line
by Prather and Hurst. After this play
Jenson kicked out of danger and the
The second half started with a rush,
and things opened up when Sonny
Schow did his old favorite stunt and
intercepted one of Capt. Pederson’s
passes and ran for twenty yards. On
HAVE RIGHT IDEA
The wool grower* of the country
have the right idea about selling. In
Texas, where there are more sheep
and goats than in any other State
wool and mohair growers grade their
irJLt’rs rr 25s
the second play E. B. Harris shot a
well directed pass, but Capt. Elect
Grimland grabbed the pigskin and
w'as off. With his mates helping by
cutting out tacklers, he ran the 40
yards to the goal line. However, this
failed to count as one of his own men
was offside on the play. Westley next
threw a thrill into the spectators with
a pretty drop kick. Next the Juniors
took the stage and on a completed
clip, tag it, and store
it in large
Under Georgia’s new child labor
law, the age limit for all is, 14, while
for hazardous occupations it is 16.
was called on again for a 50-yard
attempt at the goal. This was carried
by tiie wind to fail by inches. Late
in this period this year’s team showed
their defensive strength when after
consistent gains by the Exes backs,
E. B. Harris, Schow and Gilliam, the
ball w*as down on the eight-yard line
with a first down. On fourth down
with a foot to go E. B. Harris on .
desperate plunge at the Brown’s right
NINETEEN TWENTY SIX
Is here and we want to thank all our friends for the nice
business given us during the year just coming to a close
Let our garage be your headquarters during 1926, and we
will promise you the best service that is possible for us to
i We sell nothing but the very best gasoline, oils, casings
-i t anc* othar things needed for better automobile service -Our
I I storage battery service gives the best satisfaction at the
II very lowest rate with promptness. Let us care for your au-
very lowest rate with promptness. Let us care for your
tomobile needs no matter what they are.
Your business is always appreciated by us.
Clifton,- - * . • .
ed by a beautiful run of about thirty
yards, scored a touchdown. But in the
last quarter the Exes won the game
when Harris booted the ball on his
own 20-yard line, driving it with the
roll*to the five-yard line. Shortly af
terward, Harris on three successive
plunges carried the ball for a marker.
Westley kicked goal. This ended the
scoring and the Exes won the game
10 to 6. Westley, Harris, Seljos and
Gilliam starred for the Exes; and
Pederson, Grimland, Prather and Jen-
son did the stellar work for the Cats,
E. B. Harris
0. E. Schow, Jr.
P- E, Schow, Jr.
warehouses at Del Rio, Sonora, San
Angelo, Junction, Kerrville, and other
towns, and wait for buyers. They do
not have to wait long. Buyers from
Boston and ether Eastern and North-
ern points hustle right down to Texas
and look over the stocks and make
an offer. If the offer does not suit the
grower he says “no” and almost in-
variably the buyer increases his of-
fer. Sometimes he. decides to wait,
but the growers are also good wait-
ers and, as a general rule, they win
in playing this game.
Now, why not handle cotton the
same way? Take it to a warehouse,
grade it and staple it—get a ware-
house receipt and secure a loan at the
bank, if money is needed, and tell the
spinners where the cotton is stored;
what grade and staple it is and how
much, and let them send their buyers
to look it over.
There is more than one advantage
to this way of selling. Sometimes
cotton is overproduced. In such cases
the trade should be supplied its needs
at a reasonable price and the surplus
held over until the following season
or until it is needed. When a farmer
knows that he has got five or ten
bales of unsold cotton on hand
BUSINESS FIRMS TO
CLOSE JANUARY 1st.
We, the undersigned, agree to keep
our places of business closed on Fri-
day, January 1st, 1926:
Clifton Mercantile _ Co.,
The Schow Co.,
Jenson & Larson,
John E. Swenson,
Gilliam Wrecking Co.,
R. C. Gloff,
E- <1* Spangle,
C. L. Sellars,
W. V. Kugle,
J. J. Allcorn,
W. W. Landua,
C lifton Wholesale Grocery Co.,
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Tubes, 12.25; 2000 ohm receivers,
$2.00; 45 volt “B" batteries, $3.00.
Many other bargains. See or phone
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A. C. ADKINS, OF DALLAS.
BUYS WACO PROPERTY
Waco, Texas, Dec. 26.—A. C. Ad-
kins of Dallas, president of the Shesr
Company of Waco, a wholesale gro-
cery firm has bought from the corpo-
ration the building occupied by the
firm here, and also property owned
by the Shear Company, located im-
mediately behind their present office.-,
and warerooms. The consideration
wsi $ 145,000. - .
The sale of the property does not
in any manner affect the Shear Com-
pany it was stated.
naturally is not going to produce as
much next year. He will decrease his
acreage. But, if he has disposed of all
his cotton, at no matter what price,
he will go ahead and plant a large
acreage the following season. Keep-
ng cotton in warehouse until it can
be sold at a profit is one of the best
ways to keep down the acreage ever
suggested. It is also a good way
A larger body of N
their descendants nWt at the Norse
Centennial at St. Paul than has ever
been gathered together in Norway.
-ST. OLAF LUTHERAN CHURCH
Service in the Rock Church New
Year’s Day; the usual hour, 11, in the
Service in the English language at
the Brick church *ext Sunday morn-
ing at 11.
The North Ladies’ Society meets
at the home of Emil Peterson next
The Confirmants meet at the Brick
church Saturday at 9:30.
Sunday School every Sunday at
J* A. Urnes, Pastor.
SIMMONS. SERVICE STATION
Farm and Ranch.
Brown horse mule, branded with
O with bdr through O on left hip.
Got out of Roswell pasture. Last seen
at lairview. Notify T. M. Bishop,
The Clifton Rocorg and the Dallas
News now $2.50 per year.
Do you just buy chicks,
or do you buy chicks
from proven layers? We
trap-nest our pullets ev-
ery year.-N. M. Col-
wick, Norse, Texas, ltp
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 43, Ed. 1 Friday, January 1, 1926, newspaper, January 1, 1926; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth776170/m1/3/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.