The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 74, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 4, 1968 Page: 6 of 12
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Sheriff Candidate John 0. Baxter
Makes Forma! Statement to Voters
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WANTED TO LEASE- 2 or
3 bedroom house with 50 to 500
acres near Clifton. Write or call
I Billy Pilant, 601 Oakland Blvd.,
1 Ft. Worth, 76103 or call 536-0977.
• Phone 675-3336 •
• P. O. Box 509 •
FOR SALE — Beef Master
Bulls. Serviceable ages. Reason-
able prices. W. T. Hix Ranch,
Mosheim and Gatesviile, Texas.
FOR SALE — Charolis Bulls.
Six and Seven months old. Ph.
675-8739, Clifton. John Swin-
dall. Rt. 2, Clifton, Texas.
FOR SALE — One Dear-
born gas heater, 4 radiant pilot,
cheap. Come see them. D. C.
Holverson, 715 W. 5, Clifton. 8-tfc
RESORT properties for sale
—lots, cottages, and homes,
furnished and unfurnished —
at Lake Whitney’s most exclus-
ive private resort. Cedar Shores
Estates, Lake Whitney, Texas.
FOR LICE CONTROL and
other veterinary items see
Evans Implements, your full-
DEAD ANIMAL SERVICE
Under 50 Miles $3.00
Telephone 386 - 3303
Hamilton, Texas 5-tfc
NEED a battery — Western
Auto Store in Clifton has the
battery for your ear or tractor
and the price is right. 3-tfc
FOR SALE — Used Cook
Stove - Majic Chef. Call 675-
WANTED — Would like to
rent a place close in to Clifton
to keep a horse. Call 675-3186.
FOR SALE — 16 good quali-
ty whiteface cows with 14
calves on them. All are 3 to 6
year old. 6 pair are registered
horned herefords. I also have
7 good plain young heifers with
1 calf. 1 will sell one or all ex-
cept the registered pairs. I
want to sell them all together.
Come to see me. If I don't have
service veterinary supplier, No. j wh t vou wan,.'i can get them
Highway 6 in Clifton. 2-tfc j for y0U m. Kuykendall,
Clifton, Texas. Phone 675-3303.
LUZ1ER Cosmetics Demonstra-
tion and Sales. Nadine Watson,
622-4465 Clifton Exchange. 10-2c
FOR SALE — 1948 4-door
Chevrolet. New paint job, new
tires, 1968 sticker, runs good. A
real buy. M. Harvey, 1-mile west
FOR SALE — 1962 Falcon
Station Wagon. Good, clean
condition. Call 675-3543, Clif-
ton. Texas. ll-3tc
FOR SALE — 1962 Galaxie
10-2tc 4-Door hard top. PB, PS. Black
with red vinyl inside. Come by
WANTED Deer lease, up to^ and try it for just §745 00. Cole
600 acres for up to 5 hunters in i Welding Shop, N. Highway 6,
the Bosque County area. Con-j Clifton. 11-ltp
TexasWhitley’ 100 ! ALL of my property in Bosque
co, icxas.___Pj an(j Cory ell Counties has been
wppi) a FFNCF ._ Fro'* os-! posted against trespassing and
timate on chain length, panel hunting. Violators will be prose-
PLYWOOD, glass and pipe cut
to size also stocking lumber,
paints and hardware. Laguna
Lumber & Supply Co., at the
Dam on Lake Whitney, Phone
CUfton 622-4751. 52-tfc
'Good Gulf tires still are tops
with motorists throughout the
United States; talk trade for
.Good Gulf with George and
I Marvin Fossetts’ Gulf Service
Station, South Highway 6 in
Clifton. Try all Gulf Services.
MR. COTTON FARMER:
For Control of Weeds and Grass
in your cotton use DACTHAL \V-
75 WETTABLE HERBICIDE as
you plant or after cotton is up.
Will control most weeds and
grasses, including seed Johnson
Clifton Feed & Service Center
If it’s quicx response to your
call that you like, you’ll be
pleased with Ervin S. Grelle,
Mobil Consignee in Clifton; and
if it’s good products that you
prefer, you’ll call Grelle today,
phone 675-8911 for Mobil. tie
IT IS EASY to trade with
Wenzel’s Mobil Service Station,
corner Highway 6 and 219 in
Clifton for he gives customers
that ‘old time service - prompt
and efficient and courteous, with
Mobil products and S & H Green
FOR SALE: Extra clean
used McCulloch chain saws. Pric-
ed right. Evans Implements, 411
N. Ave. G, Clifton, Texas. 7-tfc
WHY FUSS ABOUT THE AUTO
Insurance rate increase? See
your Farm Bureau Agent, cur-
rently paying 25 per cent divi-
dends. W. L. Gauntt, Clifton,
Texas. Phone 675-8670 office or
675-3554 home. tfc
FOR SALE - Ink stick’n’hold-
er $1.98 blue, red, green and
black. The Clifton Record. 3-ldh
HELP WANTED: Young man
interested in building industry.
Experience preferred but not re-
quired. Opportunity for advance-
ment unlimited. Apply by letter
giving complete qualifications to
Box “B" in care of The Clifton
Record, P. O. Box 509, Clifton.
A TEXAS OIL CO.
WANTS A MAN OVER 40
FOR CLIFTON AREA
We need a good man who can
make short auto trips. We are
willing to pay top earnings,
$16,500 IN A YEAR PLUS
REGULAR CASH BONUS
Our top men in other parts.of
country draw exceptional earn-
ings. Contact customers around
Clifton. Air Mail confidential
letter to A. K. Dickerson, Presj
dent, Southwestern Petroleum
Corporation, Fort Worth, Tex-
FOR SALE: House in Clifton
to he moved to vacate lot. For
information call 675-3498.
FOR SALE — Reg. Hereford
bulls, ready for heavy service.
Fred Owen, Rt. 1, Clifton, Phone
weave, picket - rustic cedar or
stockade. No down payment.
Up to 36 months to pay. B. B.
cuted. S. T. Hanson.
NOTICE — Stevens Motor
l p to 36 months to pay. B^ B. ancj implement Company, Clif-
Glivcr. Phone 622 - 3553. Star | js now a licensed auto in-
Rt. 1, Clifton. 11 Ate j Spection center. Your business
SAVE 50 per cent on Auto
Accessories on special counter
at Goodyear Service Store in
Clifton. 11 2tc
ERVIN S. Grebe, your Mobil
consignee in Clifton, phone 675
iS911, always is ready and will
!ing to send a load of excelleni
Mobil gasoline to your farm oi
ranch; when you want reallj
■ good service from both the mar.
'and the product, contact Grebe
FOR SALE — 100 hales King
Ranch Blue. Stem Grass. Well! PROGRESSIVE Garden Club
Seeded. $1.00 a bale. A. H. i Tour, April 18, 1968 at 1:30.
Moorman, Route 1, Meridian. 1(1) Mr. E. A. Priddy, 216 N.
10-2tp [ Ave. M. (2) Dr. W. F. Key,
— j 1515 W Hackbcrry; (3) Dr. D.
A. Gloff. 818 S. Ave. M; (4) M
FOR SALE — Slightly used
Steel Kitchen Cabinet with
double sink. Hot and Cold wat-
er faucets and finest strainer
cups. All for only §69 00. Can
be seen at National Building
Center. Erwin Wtederanders,
Clifton. 1 l-2tc
Book your Baby Chicks fot j Lansford, Highway 6, Clif-
hetter Fryers NOW. We receive ton Narrators: Mr. and Mrs.
deliveries each week. We alsolk,rbert caudle, Fort Worth,
have Tomato and Pepper Plants! public invjtcd. ll-2tc
and Bulk Garden Seed. j ................
CLIFTON FEED & SERVICE SAVE . 50 per cent on Car
CENTER I Wax! Other Auto Accessories
Clifton, Texas I on special counter. All 50 per
10-2tc: cent off at Goodyear Service
---------------‘i Store in Clifton. ll-2tc
HELP WANTED, MALE--1 —2—
General Feedlot Work. Age 211 FOR SALE — Two Power
to 50 only. Married. Apply in per- j Hack Saws. Also Motor Boat
son. Feedlot located 8 miles j with Trailer at Cole's Welding
south of Waco on South Third Shop, Clifton. 11-ltp
Street at Downsville, or write
Warner Farms, P. O. Box 7186,
Waco, Texas 76710. 8-4te
FOR SALE — Good used
Acetylene Welding and Cutting
Rigs. Also portable and A. C.
Electric Welding Machine at
Coles Welding Shop, Clifton.
WE NOW CARRY a selection
of car stereo tapes in stock at
all times. Goodyear Service Store
Clifton, 675-8675. 50-tfc
JUST OUT, JUST GREAT -
The 1968 Spring and Summer
Catalog! Thousands of items for
convenient ‘‘arm-chair shopping."
Come in and ask for your copy
todav! At Western Auto Store
in CUfton. 10-2tc
WANTED: Deer lease in Bos-
que County. Contact Robe Wil-
son, 1100 Cliffview, Waco, Tex-
as 76710. Or call PR2-3992.
Have your soil tested and use the
right fertilizer for the right
crop. We have special formula-
tions for all crops in stock. Have
13-31-6 especially for cotton in
this area. See us today.
Clifton Feed & Service Center
TRY Dekalb seed this year and
' see why more Bosque County
j farmers plant Dekalb than any
other brand. Valley Feed Co.
GARAGE and Porch Sale —
Beginning April 4. Included are
E. A. Chair and ottoman, cloth-
ing, fireplace screen, 3-sets of
cornice boards (different sizes)
drapes and ironer. J-Bar-M
Ranch, Highway 6, S miles No.
of Clifton. Mrs. J. M. White, Jr.
We have prospects for all types of Real Estate,
especially Farms and Ranches. List your pro-
perty with us. If it is priced right we will get
it sold. We have offices in Clifton and Fort
Worth and a salesman in Dallas.
—We will appreciate your business—
Kuykendall Land and Cattle Co.
Phone 675-3303, day or night
RANCHES FOR SALE — 284
acre ranch near Clifton on Hwy.
6. being sold because death of
husband. 100 acres cultivation,
balance pasture, with mountain.
50 acres fertile river bottom
on Bosque River, could be ir-
rigated. Abundance good wh-
ter. Fair improvements. All
minerals go with sale. Contact
Cecil Johnson, Groesbeck, Brok-
BRING voui motor truck
problems to Stevens Motor and
Implement, South Highway U,
Clifton. Paul Hallford, exper-
ienced mechanic, will help keep
your truck in tip-top condition.
Old and new customers wel-
~ NOTICE *
Dr. Joe Little, Chiropractor,
will be in CUfton every Thursday
9:30 a m. to 5 p.m. - 910 West
5th. - 46-tfc
Make it “Gulf” all the way all
the time — tires, battery, gas,
oil, lubrication, just visit George
and Marvin Fossett’s Gulf Ser-
vice Station, So. Highway 6 in
Clifton, they offer good tire
deals and superior service with
Gulf Products. tfc
Held March 28th
Funeral services for Mrs. J. R.
Standefer were at 2:30 p.m. Fri-
day. March 28, in Wilkirson and
Hatch Chapel, Waco. Rev. Hu-
bert Yount officiated with burial
in Oakwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Standefer, 93, died at 2:15
am. Wednesday, March 26, in
Mrs. Standefer was the former
Annie Randal, born Sept. 18,
1874 in Morgan, Texas. Her par-
ents were Mr. and Mrs. Jeff
Randal, a prominent pioneer
family of Bosque County. Her
grandfather, Jasper Mabry, help-
ed organize the eonuty. He was
the first county treasurer.
Mrs. Standefer was married to
James Ross Standefer in Me-
ridian, Texas, Oct. 28. 1897. Mr.
and Mrs. Standefer made their
home in Clifton, Texas, for many
years before moving to Waco in
1922. For the past three years
Mrs. standefer has made her
home with a daughter, Mrs. S.
A. Parker in dessa.
Survivors include a daughter,
Mrs. S. A Parker of Odessa;
two sisters. Miss Mary Randal
of Dallas and Mrs. Vera Price
ut Hollywood, California; three
grandchildren; and five great-
through your influence and help
tind your belief in good clean
government, could I become your
Sheriff. I feel qualified to serve
you as your Sheriff because hav-
jing volunteered for sen ice in the
A cub scout master, working j United States Marine Corps, and
wj|i our young boys for their being a Korean veteran, i serv-
tclueation and betterment. 1 also «1 as a N. C. Security officer,
serve the City of Meridian as a I ' To those of you I have been
member of it’s. City Council.' I 'unable to meet personally, and
truly believe that the life a man j to all others, let me say that
lives bespeaks the kind of man j myself, my wife and my son
ie really is, and 1 believe that and daughter will appreciate
my public official, in order to j your vote and support, and for
honestly represent the people which we shall be forever grate-
who have entrusted him with Sful.
FOR General insuranci
Needs, Real Estate, or Real Es
tate Loans call or write W. L
Gauntt, your Farm Bureau
Agent, Star Route 2, Clifton
Texas, phones — day 675 8670
night 675-3554. 38-tfc
CARD OF THANKS
I would like to express my
appreciation to Dr. Key. Dr
Goodall, the nurses and staff
nf the hospital for the care
given me during my recent sta>
in the hospital. Also a special
thanks to Rev. Billy McClellan
and to my friends who offered
their prayers, assistance and
WANTED: Registered Nurses
and Licensed Vocational Nurses
urgently needed for 3-11 and 11-7
shifts at Clifton Lutheran Sun-
set Home. Good salary with dif-
ferential paid for these shifts and
other fringe benefits. Part time
acceptable. Apply in person or
call collect for details. Phone:
675-8637, E. F. Luckenbach,
CARD OF THANKS
I would like to thank the
(doctors and nurses for their
many kind acts and wonderful
care given me during my stay
jin the Goodall-Witchcr Hospi
jlal, and all my friends and re-
latives for their visits, cards,
(flowers and gifts. May God
bless each of you.
Mrs. Roy Dayton c
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to extend our thanks
and deep appreciation to o u r
many friends for the beautiful
flowers, the food and expres-
sions of sympathy extended to
us in pur bereavement at the
death of our beloved father,
John R. Brown of Waco.
TheRay L. Linder Family,
Abilene, Kansas; The
Charles Brown Family, of
Long Beach, Calif.; The L.
J Gummelt Family, Laguna
Park, Texas and Frank and
Theresa, Gurrynell, Tampa.
Farm Machinery will make
i farming easier and more profit-
able for you. Check with Stevens
Motor and Implement Company,
South >Highway 6 in Clifton,
for any type of International
Harvester machinery you need
on your place, plus parts from
our large stock. 31tfc
SHEEP & GOAT
CARD OF THANKS
A very special thanks to the
doctors and nurses and entire
staff for the wonderful care
given me during mv stay in
the Goodall Witcher Hospital 1
am especially thankful to our
pastor Erwin Knitt for his
visits and prayers.
S. I). Olson. p
Veterans of Foreign Wars
OF THE U. S. A.
1st & 3rd Thursday each Month
Clifton, Texas, on Riverside Dr.
Robert E. Binford Post 8553
means more in boxes
727 Austin Ave., WSkco
ErWin Knitt, Pator
Senior Confirmation — 8 a m
Junior Confirmation — 10 a m.
Divine Worship w i t h Holy
Communion — 8:30 a m.
Sunday Church School — 9:45
Divine Worship with Holy
Communion — 11 am
Luther League Executive Com-
mittee — 6 p.m.
Luther League — 6:30 p.m.
TLC Women Executive Com
mittee — 7 p.m.
TLC Women — 7:30 p m.
Esther Circle meets with Sar
ah Circle at Sunset Home — 2:30
Children's Choir — 3 p.m.
Junior Choir — p m.
Senior Choir — 7 30 p.m.
Lydia Circle, Loungg — 9:30
Dorcas Circle. Lounge — 2 pm
Lenten Worship with Holy
Communion — 7:30 p.m.
Good F r i d a y Worship with
Holy Communion — 1:30 p.m.
JOHN O. BAXTER
. . . Seeks Sheriff's Post
TO THE PEOPLE
OF BOSQUE COUNTY:
Believing the people have a
right to know something of a
candidate wrho seeks their sup-
port. 1 take this means to fur-
nish you with this information:
1 am John O. Baxter, a candi
date for the office of Sheriff ot
'Bosque County. 1 was horn in
Bosque County December 9, 1934
and my,parents are your neigh-
bors for these many years. Mr.
| and Mrs. John Lewis Baxter. 1
have one brother and one sister.
I am married to the former
Barbara June Benson, the daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Sherrill W. '
|'Snapper' Benson, and we have
two children: a daughter, Bar-'
: hara Gail, age 11 years, and a
son, Johnny Sherrill, age '9.
We have made our home in
Meridian for most of our mar-
ried life, where 1 am employed
as a carpenter and my wife, as
: bookkeeper for the Northern Pro-
pane Gas Company. My matern-
al grandfather, W. W. Wright, is
ja former Sheriff of Bosque
County, and my paternal grand
father. Will Baxter, a deputy
My wife's paternal grandfa-
ther, P. H. Benson, also served
long as Sheriff of Bosque County.
I have given freely of my lime
to religious and civic activities,
'as is well known by those of you
! who know me. being especially
1 active in the Meridian Jaycees. j
serving-as their president, 1967- j
their office, will need all the help |
he can get from his fellowman, '
and from his God, and in this j
respect I will solicit and wel- (
come your advice concerning j
how you want your business han- |
died; and, believing that faith in
God is an inspiration to doing j
what is right. I will he forever
mindful of this fact. -!
I believe that law is. for the
protection of all of our people
and I believe that if we expect
our young people to grow up re-
specting the law that we, their
elders must set the proper ex-
ample before them by righteous
living and fair dealings. I prom-
ise lo work closely with ihe
other officials, both in the sever- :
al cities and the State and Coun-
ty officers, in order t h a t the
people will lx* assured of an effi-
cient and harmonious local gov-
In all my travels about the
county to see each of you. to
answer your question.; and dis-
cuss your problems, I am sure
Ifchave missed meeting some of
you, and I take this means of
telling each of you that I realize ,
that only by your vote and
JOHN O. BAXTER
'Pol. Adv. paid for by
John O Baxter.)
310 W. 7th Street
FOR THE BEST
Color or Black & White
Watson T V
Bosque County’s Oldest
and Most Completely
Equipped TV Service
515 N. Hwy. 6 675-3117
Make Easter More
WE GIVE AND
GOLD BOND STAMPS
JOE & JOANNE HINSON
521 Ave. G — Clifton
All Hours—Ph. 675-3186
107 S. Ave. M, & West 5th Sf.
Rev. Curtis Holland, Pastor
Sunday School — 9:45 a m.
Morning Worship — 10:45 a m.
Training Union — 6:30 p.m.
Evening Worship — 7:30 p.m.
Prayer Meeting — 7:30 p.m.
Meets 2nd & 4th
Thursdays Each Month
For Rental of Building con-
tact Oliver Reesing.
— ADMISSION —
Adults 75c — Children 30c
Night Show Starts at 7 p.m.
Show Every Night Except
FRI.-SAT. APRIL 5-6
Is Not Just a War Movie
(Suggested for Mature Adults)
Color by DeLuxe
The Clifton Record is au-
thorized to make the follow- i
ing political announcements
subject to the action of the
Democratic primary to be held
May 4, 1968.
11th Texas District
W, R. POAGE
For State Representative
54th Legislative District
J. E. WARD
HERMAN L. STONE
For Court of Civil Appeals,
10th Supreme Judicial Dist.
For Assessor & Collector
EARL R. BEHRINGER
JOHN O. BAXTER
A. O. (TINY) CARR
For County Treasurer:
MINNIE J. BROWN
For County Commissioner:
Precinct No. 3
T. A. BLASSINGAME
IN PASTEL COLORS
$4.98 to $5.98
Numerous other items arriving daily!
\V> offer both first and seconds in
MEN’S LEISI R’ALLS and WORK COVERALLS.
No. Highway 6
Across from Clifton Motel
SUN.-MON.-TUES. APRIL 7-8-9
Harry Saltzman presents
Michael Caine - Karl Malden
— IN —
“BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN"
Color by DeLuxe ,
SHEEP & GOAT
/' Clifton, Texas
GET YOUR CAR INSPECTED HERE
We have everything that is required for your
car to pass inspection.
Get an Expert Overhaul...
Have your car purring like a kitten. See us for
all your Engine Repairs. Drive in any day and get
E. E. Stewart Motors
120 S. Ave. G — Box 33 — Clifton, Texas
McCulloch Chain Saws
NORTH HIGHWAY 6
New Holland Hay Machinery
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