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I~JBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY Entered at the Postoflice at Malakoff second class matter. L. J. SCHOLL~ EDITOR = Subseriut|on Price $1.00 a Year Advertising Rates on request. _~. L J .... Resolutions and Cards of Thanks must be paid Ior at regular rat . = , Ia case of error in advertisement this pauer will not be re- a nsibie for more than the cost of the advertisement, ~ II I I .... ! , ,] II ~ 1934 is now dead and gone and another New Year has turned the provervbial corner. Let us hope that with the old year, our sorrows have likewise passed, and that t h e New Year may bring us joy and a full measure of prosperity .... The mystery of the immaculate dress parade as staged here Saturday by "The Lignite City's" renowned bird dog traine s, is still unexplained .... T. A Bartlett, Jr., still walk- ing on air since the arrival of that bouucing baby boy .... May- nard Fowler, on last Saturday night, lost his foothold and slip- ped from his lofty perch as head of Malakoff's ring of confirmed bachedors, by taking unto him- self a wife. The fact that May- nard had at last gotten into the pathway of a dart from Cupid's Bow, has served as a big surprise to his wide circle of friends ..... An item in this week's Twenty Years Ago column points out that Malakoff was suprised in much the same way just twenty years ago .... The Young Men's Bible Class of the Baptist Church are plaBning to stage a stag hanquet at an early date .... The uncom- pleted g q sim l on the high cho01 campus is beginning to be described as an "eye sore" and a black mark against the school and community. Why not blame the Democratic party? It was during their hold on the nation's affairs, that the money was prom- reed for the buflding's comple. tion .... A new sign board was hung the past week on the awn ing at the front of Payne's Drug! Store .... The appearance of Mab akoff's streets and alleys, follow-! ing the rush of the holiday season points to the great need of an- other "clean-up day". The last time this was done was when the government sought to employ the But, that was be- of the "dole" we must do it our- let's get at it? citizens, with m experience, the event the Dodd Well comes in, Malakoff will have ample occasion to wish for that long needed incorpora. tion .... And say, that would not] be a bad goal for 1935 ....... TheI front end of Thud Stacy's Chev. J foist shows distinctly where he recently bumped into a mule ..... Jett Crawford, a was cheated out of most of his fun Saturday night, when May- nard discovered too quickly that stolen the marriage license J. L. Brantley, newly minister, per- first marriage ere- here Saturday night. He [were on equal the bride and also. A Modest Request A LOCAL citizen, interested in the uokeep and beautification of the Malakoff cemetery, called at the News office this week with a plea that a request be made of the citizenship to always Close the gates to the cemetery when entering. On numerous recent visits to the cemetery, this citizen has found the gates standing open and stray cows making a pasture of the fenced inclosure. There is an unlimited quantity of shrub- bery, rose bushes, etc. now in the cemetery, that not only cost considerable money, but much time and effort has been expend- ed in their planting and care. These should be protected against stray stock, and it is only fair that all should help to protect the efforts of those who have been thus Interested. Therefore, let us caution those who have been negligent in the matter of keep ing closed the gates that offer entrance to our little City of the Dead If not now, some day you may have a loved one's resting place there that you will want to protect also, L It, end th~ Adver~t~men11, OUR BEHAVIOR By LEONARD A. BARRETT Spinoza, who wrote about 16,50, ex. pressed many profound truths in terse and pithy sen- tences. We quote the following: "Men believe a thing when They behave as if It were true." h later hmerl- c a n philosopher. W I 1 1 ! a m James, voiced the same thought when he coined the phrase "t h e pragmotle test," hy which he meant that the final test of the validity of any statement was the testimony of experience. The way we behave convinces others that we believe what we say. Someone has recently said that one of the most difficult problems in life Is to get a person honestly to believe what he thinks he believes and to act accordingly. In other words, we can never successfully convince an- other of something we do not our- selves helleve, in the circus life. Bar- num may have been right, that the people wanted to he fooled, and lie proposed to fool them. On the other hand. from a much more responsible source, we ltave the thought that while we may fl)ol some of the people some of tim time we cannot fool all the peo- ple all of the time. True! We be- lieve a thing when we behave as if It were true. Nowhere Is the truth of thls saying more fully t|ttested than In the bUsl- hess world. Unless our attitude con- vinces a customer that we believe in the things we offer for sale. we will not get far In closing a contract. Unless the workmanship in tim article proves to he what we claim for it. a return order is not likely to be received. Un. less we ourselves believe what w~ say is true, we shall have a difficult time In convincing others no matter lmw meritorious may be the proposition un- der eonslderatlon. In the realm of character the same law holds true. "What you are speaks so loud I cannot hear what you say." We may believe In those traits of c/mr. acter essential to success, but unless we heltave as we believe, our friends soon lose faith in us and we wonder why. In King Lear we read. "I am Justly killed with mine own treach- erY." ODD THINGS AND NEW--By L. rne Bode slee :: on right side try Adler- ika. One dose brings out poi- sons and relieves gas pressin,_, on heart so you sleep soundly all ni zht --WEI[US Pharmacy, I~, "l I THE GREATER Athens, Texas IIII I I I TODAY! Ransom With Mary Carlisle and Phillips Holmes" Admission 10c and 25c I Saturday, Jan. 5-- BUCK JONES in Serial- "Tailspin Tommy" And Comedy. Saturday Night 10:45 Show and Sunday Matinee The Case of With Warren William and Mary Astor [larl)or, stuilds a philn gra) StOne, "Murk the perfect uian." its inscription exhort~ the reader, "and behold tile up- right." Above the siniple phrasing IS the name ,~I" Angus MacA.~Idll, for this Is the headstone of the Cape Breton gianL It is the" onty memorial to a nlai/ who by his sheer physical stature carried the name of Novu Scotia Into the four qm~rrers of the globe three- quarters of a century atnl more ago. The Perfect Clock '~Vhnt ls the worht's most perfect clock? "/'lie title is being claimed for a crystal clock which has been dls- l)hiye(1 bet(we ilia Nationrll Academy (if Sciences at Washington. It is said to keel) time better than mother earth herself, for, whereas the earth occa- sloimlly loses or gains a second in its rotation, this clock being controlled by tim electric oscllbitlons of a quartz crystal and being quite Independent of the earth's irregularities, cannot go wrong. England's Chancellor of Exchequer The duties of the cliancellor of the exchequer are concerned with the col- lection of revenues and the manage- ment of the flmds accuu|ulated. The chancellor of the exchequer of England holds a position stinilar to the treas- urer of the United States. There is a difference between this and a sects tary of the treasnry who c~wresponds to the director of the finance depart. meat of England. Indian Bible Oldest The first Bible published In America was prhlted In the Indian language aft- er the translation of the missionary John Eliot. It was issued in 1663, more than a century before part of the book was published in English in 177T. A few years later, in 1782, a complete English version was issued in Phlla- delphla.---Pathflnder Magazine. w~ltg Comes From G~rmany The waltz was Introduced from Ger- many into France at the end of the Eighteenth century and into England in 1812.. Here it was at first ridiculed but soon achieved unequaled popu- larity. Come at 9:30 each Saturd ,., night and see two shows for one admission. tl] I I ,i IL ~- Monday and Tuesday Jan 7-Sth The Barretts of Wimp01e With Norma Shearer, Fred- erick March and Charles Laughton I Wednesday, January'9-- Return Of the With Mary Astor, John Hal, liday, Lyle Talbot and Frank McHugh Each Wednesday is 10c day. Every Thursday Night is Bank Night "71 ~i~ ai rnucb .ha holds tl~ bag as I~ ,ho puts hi it." ~ANUARY I---A bountlful New Year to you, Sir and Madam. k~2--Ground isbrokcnforNorth. ~m Pacili try. 1872. ~ 3--Survey ~hows I0 mil~! of paved road in U. S. 1900. (.C ~-~ 4---Ber, z builds f~It succ~u~ gas automobile 1885. ~ .~--Zebuloa M. Pike, =gfldle~. sxplortr, born 1779. ~lx~#.~#7-.First transatlantic tale- ph'ene message 1927. @wltti STOP TH AT ITCHING If you suffer from a skin trouble- such as itch, Eezcma, Athletes Fool Ringworm Totter, or Pimples. we will sell you a ja~ of Black Hawk Ointment on a guarantee i/Prlce 50 --PAYNE'S DRUG STORE Changing Constantinople to the Name Istanbu In 1930 the new repulllic" of Turke began to insist that the official Turk ish name be uSed for the city founde~ in 328 A. D. by Constantine the Great. and to require that mail sent to res~ dents of the city be addressed Instan bul histead of Constantluople. Two years after Constantine found ed the city lie made It the seat of tlw Roman empire In the East and oificlall) liamed it New Rome to Indicate lt,~ political position. But It was popular. ly called Consvantinople to perpetuate the fame of its founder. After the capture of the city in 14"53 by the Turks it became the capital of the Ot- toman empire. Constantinople is really a collection of towns and villages lying on both sides of the Golden Horn and along the Bosporus. There are four general sec- tions, however, consisting of Eyup, ls- tambol (the Greek section south of the Horn on the site of old Byzantium), Galata (the chief business center and seaport on the Horn) and ScutarL Foreigners have always called the entire city Constantinople, while the Turks called it Istamboi, a name which oat~lderi applied to the typically Turk- lsh section, which Is bounded on the west by the Sea of Marmots, on the east by the Golden Horn. and on the mouth by the ancient city walls. The name lstanbul Is the Turkish form of Istambol. It is derived from the Greek and literally means "Into the city."-- Cleveland Plain Dealer. Oratorio and Opera Both Were Started in Italy An oratorio Is a sacred story set to music which, like opera, requires so- loists, chorus and till orchestra for its performance, i)ut dispenses with the theatrical adjuncts of scenery, cos~ tumes and acting. The modern ora- torio and opera both were originated in Italy, about 160(}. says a writer in the Philadelphia Inquirer. and were originally indistinguishable from each other, except that one was sacred and the other secular in subject. However, before 17(#3, particularly In Germany, the oratorio began to be clearly dif- ferentiated from the opera, in the re- linquishment of dramatic action and ~uecessorles. and canle to belong essen- tially to the class of concert music, with more or less of the quatltics of church music. The true oratorto st3"la bus been developed more remarkably In Germany and England rather than France or Italy. The first and ahnost universal sub- Ject for oratorios was the Passion and the greatest music is that of Bach's "Passion According to St. Matthew," wrltlen for service .l~ Good Friday, 1729. In En.~Iand [i~e works of ihiudel tree.t,.~i epics as sulijects for oratorios, Inhabitants of Pitcalrn Island Pltcairn island is a solitary island in the Pacific ocean, between Aus- tralia and South America, in 25 de- grees 3 mhtutes south latitude and ]30 degrees S minutes west longitude. It is about 2 miles long and 1 mile broad. It was discovered by Carteret in 1767. In 1790 It was take~ pos- session of by nine of the mutineers of H. M. S. Bounty with six Tahitian men and a dozen women, the ringlead- er being called G2~ristlan. Of nine British sailors, only one, Adams, was left in 1800, and from him the present Inhabitants are descended. The island was annexed to Britain In 1839. Near. ly 200 of the islanders were transferred to Norfolk island in 1856, hut a number of them afterward returned. t Sho~ From Shark Skins There are 500 kinds of sharks In the world, but the skin from only three speclesare uimd pflnclpall~, to provide leather for making shoes. These ar~ the Arctic. the tropical and the sllk Idmrk, the latter being caught off the Portuguese coast. Shoes made from the Arctic shark have a woolly appear, anee. and are useful on the golf course. Womens' shoes are made from the silk Ihark and one of Its moat popular usel li for handbags. Sharks are caught In large fish-nets about 200 yarchs long, and six yards deep. Bonos May Verify Legend Unearthing of 12 skeletons of un- usually tall men at the spot of Ron* cevales, France, where legend says Roland and hls fearless knights made thelr last stand againsl the Moors In 778, may substantiate the story. His- torians declare the find proves that the traditional French hero really made his gallant fight. The discoveries were made during preparations for the erec- tion of a monument to Roland on the summit of Ibaneta in the Pyrenees. "Pillory" in Church Failure to attend church was pun. lshable in England by Imprisonment at one lime, and at the church of Ashby- de-la-Zouch, Lelcestersitire, there is evidence that people who atIended had to behave themselves, In the ~al- lery is a finger "pillory." Here naughty boys and girls, as well as those who attempted to leave before the serimuL ~vere detained Unfll the end of the service. Damage by Landslides Landslides or'ten cause considerable damage. A record-breaking one oc- curred In the Vale of Goldau, Switzer- land, In 1S06 when Mount I{u~ sud- denly came tumbling down and. within a few minutes, not only killed sev- eral hundred persons but buried five towns and spread huge masses of rock over 2O square in Building A Texas DR. H. In Office ,, Tuesday, Wednesca), ik ,i,-. EACH WEEK J. A. FOWLER, M. D. '" PflYSICIAN and SURfiEON Office in Skiles Building MALAKOFF, TEXAS il EAr BUTTER-KIST BREAD Made in Henderson County ,~eai ~ &dv~m~tL Knowledge Through The Eye! much more important thin ~ Physical eye readinmm is anything else. ,~..M -- - If Your -- Bring 'Em To Us! We are prepared to do any kind of Alterations and Repair Work, with special attention given to Coats, Overcoats and Dresses. A trial will convince you that our work is equally as good aqd oftentimes much cheaper than that of out- of-town tailors. Phone 21 F. E. HARDY, Prop. Malakoff. Texas FIRST--That I will maintain the value of my invest- in my home by keeping it in good repair and well painted. SECOND rh.+ I 'a-,k, ,lcb venience of ms home .,, '- f~ ~">ove., Let us help you keep the above Resolutions. Malakoff, Texas Next to Jai son's Garage We always carry a complete line of Cold Drinks, Candies, Pies, Cakes, Sandwiches, Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobaccos. Paul's is the only place in town where you can get Genuine "Calf" Sandwich We also handle several flavors of-- Velvet Ice (:ream --and serve the "largest helpings" in town. I Bring Your Furs to KirbCs, Malakoff, EVEIY 8ATUIgDAY We pay l ighest priees for O'Pouums, Coons, Mink, Skunlm and Civits. Same prices for green hides. Plenty of Tax for sale, Give us a trial Louis W. Bota I/