The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 47, Ed. 1 Friday, March 27, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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The Clifton Record
CLIFTON, BOSQUE COUNTY. TEXAS. FRIDAY. MAR. 27 1908.
Don’t You Need a Buggy?
You don’t buy buggies often, so why
not get the best? Ours are easy-running,
handsome, durable, and cost no more
than others of
Your Grocery Needs!
We can supply all of them that should right-
ly come from a rightly stocked and up-to-tomor-
row Grocery store. Our stock is not only com-
plete, but we are confident that you’ll find our
prices entirely to your liking. Why not order a
Sack of Marechal Neil Flour?
Let us figure with you on Threshing Machin-
ery or supplies. We carry the famous J. I. Case
Engines. Fire Proof Steel Seperators. Would be
pleased to figure with you if you comtemplate a
purchase of this kind.
“Detroit” No. 38 Hot Plate.
This cut represents our Hot-Plate
with shelf and nickle name plate. A
vapor stove which can be placed on a
range or cooking stove, therefore, takes
up very little room. No smoke, smell
The Bosque county chapter
U. D. C. are planning to cele-
brate the third of June, as will
be done all over the South. The
one-hundredth anniversary of
the birthday of Jefferson Davis
will be especially observed by
the daughters in Texas, as on
that day the Confederate Wom-
an’s Home at Austin is to be op-
ened for occupancy. It will be
remembered that the Amend-
ment to the Constitution making
it possible for an appropriation
to be made by the State was vot-
ed on last year and was lost It
now remains for the Daughters
over the State to maintain the
home by their own efforts, knd
they will succeed—for they are
women. To this end the Daugh-
ters of this Chapter will give a
Box Supper at the Public Li-
brary Hall, Friday night, April
4th; and will also put on a Ladies
Minstrel—Home Talent, some
time during the latter ^art of
The Grand Jury adjourned
Wednesday, turning into court
22 bills, 2 of which were felonies,
and the rest misdemeanors.
In case State of Texas vs.
Hamp Bridwell, charged with
criminal assault, venire was
drawn of forty men and case set
down for trial the 13th day of
POLICY is to be liberal, to be strong, to hold
M W our customers’ interests as identical with our
own, protecting them accordingly, and assisting
the customer in returning for his patronage to our Bank.
In fact, our policy is to do business with you today on the
principle that we expect to do business with you always.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Capital and surplus, $80,000.
Strong in Assets, Accommodating-in Service.'
In the case of State of Texas
Texas vs. S. L Lorance, charged
with the murder of Howard
Kenchelew at Kimball, some
time last fall, a venire of 50 men
ordered, and case set down for
trial April 20.
Case of State of Texas vs. Dan
Jay, charged with an accom-
plice to murder Arthur Lock-
hart at the time he was killed in
Morgan last fall by Ike Jay, his
brother. Case set down for trial
April 28, and venire of 50 men
The case of Ike Jay, convicted
at the December term of Dis-
trict Court and sentenced to
ninety-nine years, was appealed
and on last Saturday was re
versed and remanded by the
Court of Criminal Appeals’, and
will be set down for a trial at a
later day of this term of the
Following is the report of the
Grand Jury for this term of the
To the Hon. O. L. Lockett.
We the Grand Jury, duly en-
panneled at the March Term,
1908, of the District Court of
Bosque County, Texas, beg leave
to submit our report in writing
We have been in session eight
days, and have examined a great
number of witnesses, and have
made diligent inquiry into all
violations of tl« law that have
come to our knowledge, with the
result that we have returned in-
to open court 22 bills of indict-
ment, only two of which are for
felony, the remainder being mis-
We especially -
to the hot «het
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not a single case where the local
law has been violated in this
county. This is very unusual in
a local option county, and we
give this fact emphasis for the
reasons that it indicates to our
minds that our people are obey-
ing this law.
We believe it has not occurred
in years that a grand jury of this
county has returned so few in-
dictments as we have, and we
know it has not occurned on ac-
count of our failure to make a
diligent inquiry into violations of
the law. but it is solely attribu-
table to the decrease in crime in
our county. We have examined
the public buildings of the coun-
ty and find them in good condi-
We extend our thanks to your
Honor ond the other officers for
the courtesies and assistance
shown us and askjto be discharg-
ed. J. D. Hanna. Foreman.
The meeting conducted by
Presiding Elder Sherman at the
Methodist church closed Sunday
qight. There were several con-
verts and the services were all j
well attended and much good has
In the case of Geo. P. Robert-
son vs. J. M. Justice, jury fee of
$5.00 with drawn permission of
the court being given and the
case continued for the term.
In the case of Clarence Barna-
by vs. G. C. & S. F. Ky. Co.,
jury paid by plaintiff withdrawn
and case continued.
Mrs. Ida E. Motley, wife
of W- K. Motley, died in Dallas
Wednesday, March 15, at 4:11
o’clock, age 34years, 4 mon
and 28 days.
were conducted at the----
noon by Rev. Geo. M. Camu-
pell. Mrs. Motley was a sis
ter of Mrs. R. S, Robertson,
she leaves many friends here
to mourn with the loved ones;
DISTRICT COURT PROCKKDINGB.
The only .Jury case tried dur-
ing this week has been Mary F.
Gilles et, ul. vs. Knights of Mod
eran Macabees. It has been
hotly contested, the plaintiff be
ing represented by D. W. Odell,
of Cleburne, and the Order by
their attorney, John D. Mclle
vain, of Port Huron, Michigan,
and Cureton & Cureton. The
plaintiff sues for a recovery of an
Insurance Policy for $1000, and
the defendents set up the de^
fense that the assessment was
paid at a time when the policy
was void, and the plaintiff should
not recover. A verdict was
brought in favor of the defend-
J. M. Scales vs. Dora Scales
suit for Divorce. Dismissed at
G. O. Kaylor vs. Lucinda Kay
lor, suit for divorse. W. F.
Schenck appointed to represent
defendant, und divorce granted.
Klvise Evans vs. W. Evans,
suit for divorce. Divorce grant
ed and children awarded to
plaintiff, and injunction hereto
fore granted made final.
Miss Hallie Morris came in
from Nalley M ills yesterday.
You Should Have a Bank
No one can really afford not to have one. The
advantages are so many and strong that a lit-
tle consideration will convince , you that it is
for your benefit to have a bank account. It is
one of the few things that coat nothing—abso
lutely NOTHING, had yon ever thought of this?
Some people think it
start a bank account,
even though it' be
requires large sums to
Not ao. Make the start
only a. small amount.
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS
Clifton State Bank.
AM borne people. All home capital.
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 47, Ed. 1 Friday, March 27, 1908, newspaper, March 27, 1908; Clifton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth776411/m1/1/: accessed March 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.