The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, March 16, 1928 Page: 2 of 8
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ST. OLAF LUTHERAN CHURCH
Service in the English language
next Sunday morning at 11 o’clock
in the Rock church.
At the Brick church in the after-
noon at 8 in the Norwegian language.
The Sacrament of the Altar will be
administered at both services.
Rev. Johan Olson of Decorah, Iowa
will be with ns at these services. Rev.
Olson will also conduct a lenten ser-
vice Friday night 7:30 this week,
March 16th in the Norwegian lan-
The South Ladies Society meets in
the church parlors next Wednesday
Confirmants meet Saturday morn-
ing at 10.
Sunday School and Bible Class ev-
ery Sunday morning 9:80.
Choir meets every Tuesday might
J. A- Urnes, Pastor.
EXPRESSION OF THANKS
In behalf of the Senior Class of
1928 I desire to express our sincere
appreciation of the cheek for $21.00
from the “Westgaard Sisters and
Business Manager “Old Mill,” 1928.
PROGRAM FOR YOUNG
Sunday, Match 18.
Scripture reading—By Leader.
Memory veraes from the “Sermon
on the Mount.”
Subjects for discussion:
Parable of the Unjust Steward—
Jesus Reproves the Pharisees—
Parable of the Rich Man and Laz-
Jesus Teaches Faith, Forbearance
and Humility—Ada Phinney.
Special Paper on "Forgiving One
Closing Song and Prayer.
Place—Church of Christ
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LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
FROM VALLEY MILLS
(Fima Valley Mills Tribune)
Joe C. Howard and family were
Waco visitors Wednesday.
Chester Baskin died at the Aaptist
sanitarium in Waco Thursday morn-
ing of this week, the remains being
brought here that afternoon when fu-
neral services were held at the First
Baptist church and burial made in
the Valley Mills cemetery.
Grandpa LowTancc of Hamilton
county attended the funeral of his
grandson, Chester Baskin here Thurs-
day. He was accompanied by his son,
Mrs. Daisy Bible accompanied by
her daughter, Miss Louise, both of the
Waco high school faculty, passed thru
Valley Mills Friday for Walnut to
spend the week-end.
Rev. Frank L. Turner and wife, ac-
companied by Mrs. W. L. Tibbs, were
in Gatesville Tuesday to attend the
district group meeting of the Metho-
dist people at that place.
Tom Nesbitt and Miss Otelia Comp-
ton, two of our popular young people,
were happily married on last Sunday-
evening at the Baptist parsonage,
Rev. Maples officiating.
Frank Cooper spent Sunday and
Monday here with his family.
Mrs. J. K. Proffitt of Clifton was
visiting at the home of Mrs. Robert
W. D. Raley, wife and son of Clif-
ton spent Sunday in the W. H. Raley
E. W. Goodall who is farming out
near Cranfills Gap visited his family
here Sunday and Monday.
Valley Mills has had quite a lot of
influenza cases for the past few weeks
—in fact more than since 1919.
Rondo Baskin who has been at Mc-
Camey for some time, came in last
week on account of the illness of his
Lester Baskin came in the latter
part of last week from the west on
account of the condition of his broth-
er, Chester's illness.
C. P. Stapleton and family were
here from Hamilton Sunday, having
come to visit his grandmother, Mrs.
J. B. Pool.
Miss Eudora Noel, a student at
Trinity university, spent Saturday-
night and Sunday here with her moth-
er and other relatives.
Uncle Alfred Odle was a visitor in
Valley Mills last Saturday. Mr. Odle
always finds his friends glad to see
him. He says both he and Mrs. Odle
lire enjoying fair health.
Ford Forson left Saturday morn-
ing for Memphis, Tenn., where he ex-
pects to spend a few months in the
U. S. Veterans hospital. Mrs, Forson
expects to join him in a short while.
Misses Jo and Clfcudene Goodall,
Blanche Rose Howard and Mrs. Jack
McNeill enjoyed a birthday luncheon
given in honor of Miss Willie Sue
Goodall last Saturday in her borne in
Mrs. L. J. Wilkins of Waxahachie
spent last week here with her parents,
Mr. ami Mrs. H. J. Gibbs. Mr. Wilkins
came over Saturday night and
mained till Sunday when they
Mr. G. L. Griffin of Carlton, visited
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Grif-
fin here Sunday. He was accom-
panied home by his little daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Sinclair ac
companied by Meadames Frank Lee
and W. L. Crain of Waco were here
last Sunday to visit their aunt, Mrs
J. B. Pool. Mrs. Crain remained a few
days to assist in caring far her.
Mr. and Mrs, George Goodall were
Waco visitors Sunday.
Lane Barnett spent last week-end
with his parents in Alvarado.
Rev. and Mrs. Maples were visitors
in Waco Friday of last week.
Mrs. J. S. Tweedy has been quite
sick for several days with the flu.
Mrs. W. H. Raley and Mrs. Ford
Forson spent Saturday in Clifton.
Mrs. Tom M. Pool and daughter,
Mrs. Dick Torrence and also Miss
Anna Terrell were here the latter part
of last week.
Edward Jarrett, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Thad Jarrett of Del Rio, spent
last week-end with his grandmothers,
Mrs. R. A. Peters and Mrs. Ella B.
Jarrett. Edward is a fine young man
and is making good in the State
University where he is attending
The civic clubs of Pharr will unite
to build a community house for all
the clubs of the town and for the use
of any other organizations that may
need a large hall for their meetinga.
8uch a building increases the "get-
together” spirit of a town, and where
there is united action it can be con-
structed with little difficulty.
Big stock of galvanized iron on
hand. Call and figure with us on
what you need.—Cameron St Co.
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The Record and Dallas News $2.56
Sunday, March 18, 1928:
Subject: Two Masters.
Round Table Discussion.
(M. E. Church, 6:45 p. m.)
Prettiest home owned yard—1st
prize, $5.00 cash by Civic Improve-
ment Society; 2nd prize, $5.00 in
shrubs, Ramsey’s Austin Nursery.
Prettiest rented yard.—1st prize.
$6.00 in cash by Civic Improvement
Society; 2nd prize $5.00 in shrubs, by
Ramsey’s Austin Nursery.
Home owned yard, showing most
improvement—1st prize $5.00 in Cash
by Civic Improvement Society; 2nd
prize, $5.00 in shrubs by Ramsey’s1
Rented yard, showing most im-;
provement—1st prize, $5.00 in cash
by Civic Improvement Society; 2nd;
prize, $5.00 in shrubs by Ramsey’s;
Cleanest kept yard by white per-1
son, up to Nov. 1st, 1928—1st prize,1
25 rose bushes; 2nd prize, 12 rose
bushes; 3rd prize, 6 rose bushes. Giv-;
en by Locke Nursery and Floral Co., I
New Braunfels, Texas.
Prettiest home owned yard, by col-
ored person-lst prize, $3.00 in shrubs
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by Ramsey’s Austin Nursery; 2nd
prize, $2.00 in shrubs by Ramsey’s LIVE FROG HELD CAPTIVE
Austin Nursery. j IN FALLS COUNTY TREE
Prettiest rented yard by colored; -
person—1st prize, $3.00 in shrubs by ; Marlin.—With the recent discovery
Civic Improvement Society; 2nd prize, of the live frog that was imprisoned
$2.00 in shrubs by Civic Improvement for 31 years in the cornerstone of the
Society. j Eastland courthouse, discussion of a
The following rules will be used in; similar incident that occurred in Falls
judging: [county has been reviewed by old time
General Arrangement—25 per cent' residents.
General appearance—25 per cent. I Thirty years ago—1 year after the
prisoner in the trunk of the tree, but
from its size at the time thi number
of years could no doubt have been
counted in decades. The inner wall of
the cell was perfectly smooth, caused
by the movements of the frog during--
its confinem* :it
It is believed that the frog possibly
sought protection from the weather
in the fall of the year and sought a
neat crevice that wa# open in the
Covering unsightly objects—20 per Eastland frog was placed in confine-1trunk of the tree. During the frog’s
Permanent planting—20 per cent.
Annuals—10 per cent.
Mrs. F. K. Bradstreet,
Mrs. O. P. Pederson,
Mrs. C. G. Bronstad,
Civic Improvement Society.
i ment, a large oak tree, measuring 18
inches in diameter, was cut down in a
wooded section in the Cedar Springs
community south of here. The tree
was a live growing tree and when
split open a smooth polished cell was
found about 18 inches from the
; ground line. Within this cell was a
live, full grown tree frog. It cannot be
The Clifton Record and the Dallas determined just how long this frog
News now $2.50 per year. J may have been held an involuntary
period of hibernation nature had
awakened the tree to growth in ad-
vance to disturbing the frog and when
the frog did awaken the crevice had
closed too small to allow the frog
to escape, which started the many
years of captivity.
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, March 16, 1928, newspaper, March 16, 1928; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth776615/m1/2/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.