The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, April 23, 1909 Page: 4 of 8
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or when the thing to do
in the house.
Weans and se.onl other
the South have begun a he
extermination on mos- to
the names of everyone:
K. Anderson, Clifton, 4
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Gov. Campbell appoints L
Williams of Fort Worth, I
commissioner to fill the
caused by Mr. Storey’s
some weeks ago.
Cotton has been coming j
town the past week like
the year. Ten cents per
looks good to those who had
holding for that price.
je c ty is oiled
and flies, directed by
1th officers and upheld
authority. New Or-
specially is engaged in a
against both oi these
I Mosquitoes are to be
‘by destroying their
aces. Every precau
being taken. « Stagnant
cannot be drained is
by the oil process,
'a week every pond about
educafeted to keep their premises
I clean land free of all places where
jmosqsjitocs might possibly
breed!. Houses are screened;
peoples are urged to attend to
this cguty without delay.
The Dublin Telephone rei
that a min by the name of
Story, hauled a wagon loac
eggs without any packing
tance of 22 miles to town re
ly and only broke a few.
load consisted of 4r>0 dozen.
Every person and f;
should have just what they
in this world, out they sliould
not want things that their income
will not permit them to hatle and
to pay for promptly. The! wise
person never wants too inu|ch.
Bartlett now has onl/y one
newspaper, the Tribune, ft lie ole
paper, twenty-three* years old
having bought the subscription
list, good will, etc*., of thef News.
The Tribune now has a aplendic
fifeld for one paper, andffiwill no
doubt, give it<> patrong letter
service in every respect
Prc sident Cree T. Work, of
the C ollege of Industrial Arts at
Dent m, Texas, has notified Goun-
Sfuperintendent Batson to
2 appointments of worthy
from Bosque County who
desirous of attending the
college. The circular of the
pres dent i ndicates that for the
1909 10 session the requirements
have been raised. To enter the
Firs . Preparatory class students
mus 6 have completed the ninth
grac e of a good school, or the
valent. Graduates of high
sclic ols may enter the Junior
clas s of the college and complete
thei »urse in three years. Sup-
erin tendent Batson announces
that he desires applications for
the appointments and that he
will * appoint those young ladies
app ying who show the best
mration for the work, in or-
that the county may be
crejiitably represented at the
One million, tight liundred
thousand dollars in casp passed
through Clifton by WeSls Fargo
Express Inst Tuesdaylen route
to Austin, in paymenl of the
Wafcers-Piorce Oil Co’I. fine to
the State. Twenty v»l) armed
men were guarding tl e> money,
and the express chan es on this
amount from Ennis o Austin
aerdtbat finds it necessary at all
tin* :s to keep his muscles and joints
le. That is the reason that hun-
dreds of them keep a bottle of ilal-
larcl’s Snow Liniment always on
hand. A sure cure for rheumatism,
cut*, sprains, sore throat, lame back,
contracted muscles, corns, bunions,
and all pains. Price 25c, 50c and
ikl.'Ki per bottle. Price k Mitchell.
i Houston Oil Company is It
B. Schultz, Hurst, & bales.
M. Larson, Craufills Gap, 6
G. lllsiug, Norse, 2 bales.
E. O. Eckert, Clifton, 1 bale.
George Oswald, Clifton.
Henry Oswald, Clift ton, 2 bales.
T. A. Thompson, Bee Creek.
A. W. McFadden, Clifton, 1
A. B. Ammons, Norse, 20 bales.
A. C. Arlitt, 9 bales.
Emil Lang, 3 boles.
J. B. Swenson, Harmony, 2
Clias. Aars, Itoute 2, Clifton, 3
Will Manske, 2 bales.
T. F. Duvall, 5 bales.
W. A. Ludwig, 2 bales.
Jim Christofferson, 2 bales
L. Conrad, 33 bales.
Jo Knust, 22 bales.
J. W. Short, Turncrsville, 19
J. H. Colwick, Norse, 3 bales.
Otto Anderson, Cranfills Gap,
M. J. Bertelson, Cranfills Gap,
P. O. Nygaard, Norse, 27 bales,
’S. H. Bowen, Roswell, 4 bales.
C. H. Lund, 7 bales.
B. F. Schultz, Norse, 17 bales.
P. O. Lund, 4 bales.
B. F. Johnson, Cranfills Gap,
J. M. Wallace, Clifton, 17 bales.
Chris Olson, Norse, 6 bales.
M Hoff, Norse, 3 bales.
H. Hanson, Cranfills Gap, 2
C. L. Liles, Clifton, fi bales.
M. Sorenson, Harmony.
E. Preacher, Clifton, a bales.
J. W. Sursa, Walnut Springs,
E. A. Bvrum.fibales.
Notice to the Public.
My pasture and farm are
posted, and 1 hereby warn the
public against hunting, fishing
and trespassing in any manner.
Please take notice. Jo K nust.
4t April 23.
Penalties of Indolence
The person who pal s a heavy
doctor bill and proba!>)\ a much
sadder account to souaebody else
as the result ol a lower or other
ailment in the family inay not de-
rive much consolation from sub-
sequent knowledge l'f the fact
that the whole penalty as well as
the grievous loss, might have
boon prevented hv, the timely ex-
penditure of a few dollars in
■ ■leaning lions*' or in repairing
the screens or drainage. ft is a
well known fact that most ail-
ments of children arc traceable
to animals, insects or to vermin. *
There arc some who send for (Hart Shaffner A Marx Makers.
Houston, Texas, April 20.—It
is jauthoritativeh reixuted here
today that the Houston Oil Com-
pany will take over the Waters-
I’iereo Oil Company of Texas
property soon. The official an-
nouncement is expected in a few
days. The I lonston Oil Company
is capitalized at thirty millions
and only last Friday passed out
of a receiver's hands. The com-
pany will maintain headquarters
here Tin* corporation will sell
immense tracts of Fast Texas
land and re-organize for the chief
purpose of taking over the
The tinest suits at Connolly’s.
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When \\<- >tamp your cheek PAID’ it means that
tin party to whom you gave the check received
(>or acknowledgment and the party's endorsement
uiK.n the check is double evidence.
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II HKLKKN J. M. jknson j. t. glass
< HP JAMESON TOM C. I’AltKK
We Handle Vendors Lien Notes
Miss Ethel White came in yes-
terday from Tye, where sho has
been teaching music.
Dr. J. H. Alexander and
Charlie Barker were down from
T. A. Jones of Jonesboro was
here on business Saturday, and
had his Record figures advanced.
R. T. Turner, wife and two
little boys left yesterday for Ft,
Worth to visit relatives.
Morris Bronstad has been
quite sick at the home of his par-
ents near Harmony this week.
The Record is in receipt of a
dollar from J. T. Shelton to pay
for the paper to go to him at
Childress, in the future.
Jo. Knust called yesterday and
left the Record a dollar on sub
seription and had a trespass no-
tice put in the paper.
Mrs. J.T. Shelton and child-
ren left yesterday, for Temple,
to spend a few days with rela-
tives before returning to their
home at Childress.
W. K. Pendletou ol Cranfills
Gap, was here on business last
Saturday and called and left the
Record cash for his paper in the
John R Fort of Cranfills Gap
was delivering cotton here Sat
urday and left us "a check to pay
for the Record and Dallas News
a year in advance.
E. F. Hill and Clarence Kellum
of near Roswell were here last
Saturday and made the Record a
pleasant visit, Mr. Hill leaving a
dollar to pay for the paper an-
M. P. Pierson, a prominent
citizen of near Norse, sold two
bales of cotton here last Friday
for ten cents mu* pound and
made this office a pleasant visit
leaving §1.71. of the proceeds to
pay for the Record and Dallas
news to May, 1910.
The meeting at tlu* Baptist
Church, conducted by Rev. J. P.
Gilliam, assisted by Rev. Mc-
Laughlin, was closed last night
andis reported as being oneof the
most successftl meetings held
in Clifton for a long time. Rev.
Gilliam has been called by this
church for at least one half of
his time, and has the matter un-
der favorable consideration. It
is hoped that he and his family
will again make this then- home.
To our customers is building
up for this bank a fine business
is to give Courteous, Conserv-
ative and Accurate Service
to all; and to serve our cus-
tomers faithfully, holding in
confidence their secrets and
promoting their good.
MONEY TO LOAN
WE BUY VENDORS
The Home Bank
First National Bank
< of Clifton
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS. $80,000.00
UNITED AFTER 22 YEARS
Mother Finds Long Lost Daughter
-Had Not Seen Her Since
She Was a Baby
The Carlton Courier of last
week contained the following in-
teresting story which we repr*
duce on account of the parties
being known to many of our
After a separation of daughter
from mother for the long period
of nearly twenty-two years, dur-
peared at night, and from that
time to this neigh ter wife nor
friends nor acquaintances in this
section have ever been able to
find the least clue to the missing
husband and daughter. No new,s
in that long time. Ilow the heart
of the mother must have yearned
over her lost little girl, and what
joyous emotions must have filled
the breast of each when once
ftgain they met!
According to the statement of
Mrs. Joe Tucker, her father wan-
dered with her for years from
place to place, and would never
give her any satisfaction as t,o
her mother when she became old
enough to realize the want of and
ing which time neither one had
the least trace of the other’s I ask qUCSfions about that longed-
whereabouts, Mrs. k. M. Eaves,j parent.
who resides about 7 miles south
west of Carlton, aud her daugh-
ter,, Mrs. Joe Tuckor, were joy-
fully reunited on Wednesday of
last week at the home of the lat-
ter near Farmersville, Texas.
The story of the long separa-
tion is a most interesting one.
Old settlers in this community
will remember the incident of S.
L Critz abandoning his wife in
September 1*87 and taking with
him their little girl, Luella Bell,
then not much more than two
years old. The husband disap-
Thi> just to remind you that
the permanent Local Agent
THE LADIES HOME JOURNAL
SATURDAY EVENING POST
J. K. McSPADDEN
And that you can call up or
drop a post card any time
you want sucscribe or renew
your subscription, and he
will call for it.
■ — ■■
In 1902, at the age of 17 years,
Miss Critz married Mr Joe Tuck-
er at Paul’s Valley, Okla., and
this gentleman affirms that he
could never obtain any informa-
tion from bis father-in-law per-
taining to the girl’s mother or
concerning her early life. After
the marriage the father resumed
his wanderings, no doubt consid-
ering that with the marriage of
his daughter his parental respon-
sibilities ceased or were trans-
ferred to the shoulders of his
son in-law. He was last heard of
by his daughter three years ago
near Loraine, Texas, and in his
last message to ner indicated his
intention of going to Mexico.
During these three years the
young lady, although she has
fouud a husband, suffered the
unpleasantness of a double pa-
rental deprivation, being entire-
ly ignorant of the location of
either father or mother. A
very short time ago, however,
the nephew (if the young lady’s
husband, J. F. Tucker, in a con-
versation with Mrs. Berkett,
who resides near Farmersville,
and wlio had many years known
Mr. and Mrs, Critz, happened to
mention that his aunt was Miss
Luella drita before her marriage
and this casual remark led to a
most joyful reunion of mother
and child. Mrs. Berkett was
able to supply the address of
Mrs. Tucker’s half-brother, H.
Pointer, residing at Woodson,
Texas, who in turn notified his
mother, Mrs. R. M. Eaves,of the
discovery of her long-lost daugh-
Mrs. Eaves drove to Dublin
Monday night, and took the 1 p.
m. train, reaching Farmersville
Wednesday where she had the
supreme happiness of beholding
once again the daughter whom
sho had not sqen for nearly twen-
ty two years. M rs. Tucker and
her husband accompanied the
newly found mother home, the
party arriving in Carlton on the
morning train Monday, and af-
ter a short stay in town, driving
out to the old homestead whore
Mrs. Eaves has resided since the
early seventies. Her son-iu-law
returns to his home the latter
part ol this week, but his wife
will remain with the mother so
happily found for several weeks
For fine Cigars, Candies,
Smoking and Chewing
Tobaccos. - - - .
China. Glassware, Sil-
verware, Whips, Tablets,
Knamelware, etc. : ,- -
Special bargains Friday
and Saturday on a line of
Decorated Dresden Cina*
ware. Don’t fail to get
some of these while you
have a chance to get them
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, April 23, 1909, newspaper, April 23, 1909; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth776999/m1/4/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.