The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 43, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, June 18, 1937 Page: 1 of 8
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THE CLIFTON RECORD, CLIFTON, TEXAS, JUNE 18, 1887
I D. Club Demonstrators
ting Improvements In Homes
B £J» i t lis
laving been interested in kitchen improvement a long time, I gladly
,»eered to serve as demonstrator when our home agent announced the
would be done in the*clubs this year,” said Mrs. John McKinney of
Jlosheim H. D.^Club.
“At one end of my 16x8 foot kitchen before I began improvement, I had
.... stove with a cook table beside it;1
at the other end was the cabinet and
sink with the breakfast table about
halfway between on the east wall.
The walls were unfinished, smoked,
and dirty, the floor covering wom and
had broken edges. My task was to re-
model, rearrange and make more
comfortable my work shop at just as
little expense as possible,” said Mrs.
She took the top off the kitchen
cabinet and used the lower part as
part of the built-in cabinet which was
put across the north end of the room
■With the sink which had been in the
corner moved wth the half window to
the center. This made room for a
storage closet above each end of the
cabinet. A long window on an inside
wall gave little light or ventlation, so
Mrs. McKinney removed it, boxed up
the lower part of the opening and
made a pass closet in the upper sec-
tion which opens into both dining
room and kitchen. The top part of
the old cabinet was cleaned, repaint-
ed, and fastened on the wall over
where the cook table was and serves
•as storage space for dishes and other
things needed on the breakfast table
To prepare the walls for paper-
ing, Mrs. McKinney took pasteboard
boxes in which Celotex had been
shipped. When opened these were as
long as the wall and three feet wide,
which were tacked on the boards.
Where these pieces came together she
pasted strips of gummed paper that
had come off the seams of the boxes.
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Vacation Bible School
Will Begin Monday
A Vacation Bible School will begin
Monday in the First Presbyterian
Church, and run for two weeks, meet-
ing each morning from 8:30 to 10:30
o’clock. All children of the commun-
ity frpm five thru 14 years are in-
The school is under the direction of
Fred A. Hopkins, pastor of the Pres-
byterian Church. Teachers for the Ju-
nior-Intermediate Department are
Misses Martha Louise and Miry El-
len Swenson and Mrs. V. D. Goodall;
teachers for the Primary Department
are Mrs. Cecil Hurst, Mrs. G. D.
Grimland and Mrs. Fred A. Hopkins.
The program will include an open-
ing worship period; Bible stories fol-
lowed by discussion and dramatiza-
tion; Bible memory work and drill;
handwork and notebooks; music; play,
and missions. Of course there is noth-
ing denominational about the school.
The purpose of the school is ex-
pressed in its theme: “Learning to
Live.” The curriculum of the school is
designed to enable the children to
learn to live with Christ, like Christ,
and for Christ. All children of the
community within the specified ages
are cordially invited to attend. Spe-
cial recognition will be given at the
close of the school to all those who
begin the first day and continue with
out an absence or tardiness.
And Local Hews
Mrs. Belle Alexander arrived Sun-
day to spend the summer at her home
here. Mrs. Alexander spent the win-
ter with her children in California
and since her return to Texas a few
weeks ago has been visiting her
daughter, Mrs. T. R. Barnett of Hills-
Miss Ernestine Mangold, who at-
tended CIA the past year is spending
the summer vacation with her moth-
er, Mrs. Nan J. Mangold.
Misses Sue Golden and Jane Ryan
who are attending a Beauty School in
Waco, were visiting their parents
here during the past week-end.
Mrs. Roy Poe and daughters, Joe
Louise and Margie of Valley Mills are
spending this week with Rev. and
Recent visitors of Mrs. Magee Davis
were her brother, Jesse Day of Al-
bany and Ona Faye and Tom Day of
Mrs. Ora Porter, genial clerk in the
F. R. Odle store has been confined to
her bed for the past week with flu.
Mr and Mrs. E. B. Robertson of
Fort Worth and Mrs. Jack Farabee
and son, Jimmy of Wichita Falls,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. R.
S. Robertson and other relatives.
Mrs. Charley Tidwell of Browns-
ville is visiting her daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Ophelia Tidwell and children.
Mrs. Tidwell is a former resident of
Meridian and has many friends to
greet her on her visits to Meridian.
Visitors *in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. E. E. Gardner are their daugh-
ter, Mrs. Jesse A. Welch and sons,
Jesse Gardner and Dick of San Be-
nito, and their granddaughter, Miss
Sammie Winn of Toyah.
Mrs. S. L. Powell and daughter
spent last week, with Mr. and Mrs.
Darrel Grantham in Dallas.
Mrs. Paul Brown was a week-end
visitor with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
G. W. Owens.
Mrs. J.W. McConnell of San Benito
who has been a guest in the J. T. Mc-
Connell home for the past month, left
Saturday for Thornton where she will
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County Agent E. R. Lawrence
Urges Farmers To Start Terracing
Beginning Monday, June 14, County Agent E. R. Lawrernce has organized
his office work in order that the greater part of his time can can be devoted to
actual field work among farmers in Bosque County. The office will be un-
der the supervision of Benn Gleason Assistant in Agricultural Conserva-
Here is the costliest lock ever made. Wrought by Arthur A. Everts,
Dallas •jeweler, it was presented to the Pan American Exposition for its
opening ceremony June 12. The lock, valued at $75,000, contains nearly two
pounds of platinm and white, green, yellow and red gold, and 1,056 gems—
diamonds, sapphires, pearls, zircons, emeralds and rubies. The large dia-
mond weighs 14 carats. Only by the insertion of all 21 keys, each represent-
ing one of the Pan American nations, wae the lock opened, throwing wide
the Exposition gates while representatives of the 21 nations looked on. The
original diamond-set keys were sent as gifts to presidents of the Pan Amer-
Rev. S. F. Veldey Installed As
President Of Clifton College
Bank Nights Dropped
By Chain of Theaters
Dallas, June 15.—Bank nights were
over tor 120 Texas theatres today af-
ter action by officials of the Inter-
state circuit and its affiliate, Texas
Consolidated Theatres, Inc.
They announced discontinuance in
line with a decision by the state court
of criminal appeals which held bank
awards Were lotteries.
Action of the circuit, one of the
largest theatre operations in the na-
tion, followed decision in which a
fine was sustained against a
exhibitor on charges of con-
bank night in violation of the
Reunion Held Sunday
Another enjoyable occasion was
that of the Pederson reunion which
was held in the Chris Dahl Park on
Sunday, June 13, in the honor of Mr.
and Mrs. O. M. Pederson Sr. and fam-
Everyone arrived bringing well-
filled picnic baskets which were
spread underneath the trees, and was
enjoyed to the utmost by everyone
present. The afternoon was spent in
various kinds of amusements, such as
playing ball, Ashing, swimming and
The family and friends enjoying
this lovely day together were: Mr.
and Mrs. O. M. Pederson Sr. of Nav-
asota and sons, O. M. Jr., Angleton;
Clyde, Madisonville; Charles, Nava-
sota; Mr. and Mrs. Anton Pederson,
Mrs. Nellie Pederson, Mrs. Mary
Bekken, Mr. Ole C. Pederson and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Dahl and
Marvin, Mrs. Hilma Nelson, Mr. and
Mrs. M. L. Bergman and family, Mr.
and Mrs. H. C. Pederson, Mr. and
Mrs. Helmer Dahl and family, Mr. and
With a very large audience present,
the installation ceremonies were held
in the Clifton College auditorium at
3 p. m. Sunday, The meeting opened
with invocation by Rev; O. T. Boe,
Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church,
Rev. W. J. Maakestad, Pastor, St. j
Olaf’s Lutheran Church, Cranfills j
Gap, acted as master of ceremonies.
Rev. Allen E. Nelson, Pastor, Cen-j
tral Lutheran Church, Dallas, deliv-j
ered the installation sermon.
Rev. , P. E. Thorson, Chairman,
Board of Trustees, Clifton College
Corporation, then officially gave Rev.
S. F. Veldey the oath of office as
President of Clifton College.
Songs were rendered by Miss Anna-
freddie Carstens, head of fine arts
department of Clifton College, the
Cranfills Gap Male Chorus, and Mixed
Choir of Norse and Clifton.
Greetings were brought by the fol-
lowing, who also pledged their whole-
hearted co-operation in the forward
move for Clifton College:
Mr. Ed Handley, Mayor, City of
Prof. C. Tyssen, Outgoing President
Prof. W. D. Raley, Superintendent,
Clifton Public Schools.
Rev. Hayden Edwards, Pastor,
Methodist Church, Clifton.
Rev. Fred A. Hopkins, Pastor,
Presbyterian Church,, Clifton.
Rev. G. B. Kendall, Pastor, Clifton
Rev. Stanley Olson, Pastor, First
Mrs. Carl Dahl, Mr. and Mrs. Clar- Lutheran Church Waco
ence Dahl, and Janie Merle, Mr. and
Mrs. Oliver Bekken and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Milton Dahl and Milton
Glen, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Otto Stan-
hiser, all of Clfton; Mr. and Mrs.
Barnard Whtney, Cleburne, Mr. and
Mr. Chris L. Rohne, on behalf St.
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At Cranfills Gap
Mrs. Tomena Johnson passed away
Monday, June 14, 1937. Funeral ser-
vices were conducted by her pastor,
Rev. W. J. Maakestad, Tuesday, June
15, at the home at ten a. m. and at
the St. Olaf Lutheran Church at 10:30.
Her mortal remains were laid to rest
in the St. Olaf cemetery. The writer
joins their many friends in extending
sympathy to the two sorrowing sons
and other relatives. Out of town rela-
tives who were here to attend the fu-
neral were: Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Swen-
son and son, Waco; Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Swenson and son, Dallas; Mr. and
Mrs. Bennie Swenson and son, Mr. and
Mrs. Elvis Johnson, Mr. and Mrs.
Tom C. Parks, all of Clifton; Mrs. B.
Johnson and family, Meridian.
Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Rohne carried
their daughter, Maurine, and their
son, Arlen, to Waco last Monday to
have their tonsils removed.
Paul Christenson is now driving a
Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Hoover and
daughter, Peggy Nell of Hamilton
spent Sunday with Mrs. Hoover’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Grimland.
Miss Agnes Huse who has been
with her aunt in Columbia, S. C. for
several months, is now at home with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Huse.
Mrs. A. Witte, son, Victor, and
daughter, Flora, who have made their
home in south Texas for several years,
are here visiting relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Yoakum are
the happy parents of a little daugh-
ter, since Sunday, May 30.
Last Thursday, 80,000 pounds of
wool were delivered here to the Cran-
fills Gap Wool & Mohair Association.
It had been sold at 32 1-2 cents per
Mr. and Mrs. Ferdie Bertelson and
family and daughter, Mrs. Wayne
Treadwell of Kingsland, Texas, spent
Tuesday and Wednesday here with
Mr. and Mrs. Roland Slate of Okla-
homa spent a few days in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. B. O. Tindall recently.
Mr and Mrs. Ben Scott and baby
of Waco are guests in the home of
Mrs. Scott’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mmes. Fred Lunberg, Oscar Lun-
berg, Thurston White, all of Iredell,
spent last Thursday with Mrs. W. A
Charles Lawler of Dallas is Visiting
his sister, Mrs. Floyd Tharp.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Meeks and
daughter, Geraldine, moved to Ham-
ilton last Thursday. We understand
that Mr. Meeks bought a cafe in that
Rev. Selmer F. Veldey, who was
installed President Clifton College,
Sunday, June 13.
Old Settlers Picnic To
Be Held July 5th.
The annual celebration of the or-
ganization of Bosque County 83 years
ago will be held in the Tom M. Pool
Mr. Lawrence also states that it is
his intention of complying with ev-
ery terracing request which is filed
in his office. Several applications are
already on file and he urges farmers
who want lines run to write his office
and a specific time wll be set to visit
The best time to run lines is before
the land is broken, therefore, Mr.
Lawrence cautions farmers about
breaking land then filing requests.
Since the greater part of the grain
is threshed, it is expected that many
acres of small grain stubble will be
Tuesday morning Mr. Lawrence
started his second goat dipping dem-
onstration at the Rush Ranch, five
miles northwest from Meridian and it
will be completed June 25. In this
demonstration, 1200 goats are being
Friday morning, 3200 goats will be
dipped at the Ward & Rush Ranch,
five miles northwest from Morgan,
and this dipping will be completed
June 28. Since 500 goats were dipped
on June 8th at this ranch and the
final dipping will take place June 18,
only 2700 goats will be dipped June
Mr. Lawrence especially urges
ranchers and stockmen to attend
these demonstrations since valuable
information adaptable to individual
cases can be obtained.
Using his circular vat for the sec-
ond year, the first dipping on the
Chris L. Rohne stock farm, Cranfills
Gap, will be held Monday morning,
June 21, with 200 goats being dipped.
The second and final dipping will be
held on July 1.
List Given of Clifton
College Honor Students
Clifton College turned to the letter
system of grading during the last
year; and along with that an honor
point system was adopted. A grade
Bosque Farmers Get
$94,780 From AAA
Statistics in the office of E. R.
Lawrence, County Agent, show that
Bosque County farmers received
$94,780.06 for participation in the
1986 Agricultural Conservation pro-
gram. This represents 718 applica-
tions or approximately 8131 average
payment for each check distributed.
The record shows also that approx-
imately 12 applications have not been
paid to date, and when they are paid
the total payments to Bosque county
will approximate $95,000.
The total payments for the entire
state are expected to be slightly in
pxcMfi of R5 million doll&rR In thp
of “A” carries with it three honor
points per semester hour, a “B” two
honor points; a “C” one honor point,
and a “D” no honor point. To be on
the scholastic honor roll a student
must have an honor point average of
at least 2.4
The following is the honor roll for
the second semester with the honor
Henrietta Schofield, 3.
Alice Marie Nelson 3:
Maidette Tennison 2.8.
John Christenson 2,8.
Fern Bronstad 2.6.
Eulala Pederson 2.6.
Anna Marie Seljos 2.6.
Leta Faye Bergman 2.4.
Laveme Jones 2.4.
Ralph Pearce 2.4.
The scholastic honor roll for the
Henrietta Schofield 3.
John Christenson 2.9.
Alice Marie Nelson 2.9.
Maidette Tennison 2.8.
Fern Bronstad 2.7.
Eulala Pederson 2.63.
Anna Marie Seljos 2.6.
Leta Faye Bergman 2.4.
Connally Oil Law
Washington, June 14.—President
Roosevelt signed Monday a bill ex-
tehding for two years the Connally
“hot oil” act.
The act bans shipments in inter-
state commerce of oil produced in ex-
cess of quotas fixed by state law.
The two-year extension, voted by
the house, was accepted last week by
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Miss Lottie Mae Hoel who is
ployed as a saleslady in a department
store at Waco, is vacationing
homefolks in this section.
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Baldridge, Robert L. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 43, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, June 18, 1937, newspaper, June 18, 1937; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth778059/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.