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8~lpp0rted Huoband and Two Children ~.,:.. *by Selling Her Charms : by M__aai|. . Lea Angeles.---She was fat and for, t~..0 and had a husband and, if you be - . IZ~ve..the governments postal Inspec- ;, ,;, to..~ishe had a sweetheart In every !"':" ~~::~'dy In question is Mrs Elsie ..... i ,We~Rert, who supported frien(l hus- ".:.:..b~d and their two-children by selling , :. her charms f~cash by mall. ~ . ".'Wouldn't some one like a nice Ger. man 'wife? A buxom glrl of thirty ..was a swell cook? Didn't some want to marry her? "~he\.romantic suckers replied that thai'did. The practical Mrs. Welsert and the chuckling husband wrote to th~'.new boy friends" asking for rail- i'o~d fare with which to hasten to waiting arms. ]BUt in stalked grim tragedy. The DoOr little German girl's mother had died In Europe. She had to go home. 8o another romance was knocked on the head. That's the post omce In- |Patters story and they are sticking to it. Mrs. Weisert and her husband. ~ohn, have confessed that the charges art true. "Yqm, that's the way we worked |t/' Welsert said in the county Jail0 Where he is held In lleu of $2,000 bond. '~We had to live and that was an easy way to get money. "It's all my fault, though. I wrote most of the letters. Say, I wrote so gna~ letters that I was almost ready to marry some one myself." The "bride-to-be', was released on her own recognizance to care for their two young children. Date of trial in federal court has not been set. According to Postal inspectors a Denver matrimonial magazine was ~nd in the alleged scheme. The has- 'would write to the paper, each time Listing his wife under a differ- 4st naxl~, And Such nice German names-- Anna Wolf. Elsie Schlttt, Elsie Ham- mer, Martha Schmldt, Martha Bow- man, Then the magazine would send the Imme of the "lonely girl" to an ln- qelrlng "lonely man." But when the Imckers started to protest about the railroad fares, the magazine turned the matter over to the postal inspec- tar8 and the Welserts were traced throufh some of the addresses listed as the home of the buxom German Finds Real Van Dyck; Loses It at Bargain Mexico City.--Here's a hard luck |tory told by J. Thurston of London, who is in Mexico in search of an- tiques. At "Thieves' Market," popular Mex- Ican City bazaar, Mr. Thurston found among an assortment of valueless paintings a picture of a boy that at- tracted his attention. The canvas wits in a deplorable condition and the painting had all the marks of a dis- Carded article. He examined the painting closely and was struck by its color and tech- nique. With a moistened handker- chief he rubbed a corner of the plc- turt and discovered the signature 'Wal~ Dyck 1621 It was the work ot the Celebrated Flemish painter, Van DTek. He offered 8 pesos for the picture b~t was told the price was 40 pesos. He did not have that amount on his ~llerton and promised to return the owing day. Upon re~rnlng he fuund the owners had had the paint- Ing appraised and refused to sell it at any price. Don'l kick, don't knock, do constructive. W. E. PHILLIPS REAL ESTATE bllc Stenographer and- otary Public in Office Office over Flagg Drug Store _ Malakoff Texas =First Aid for Motor Troubles! We locate the trouble and fix it in a jiffy. just call on us the next time anything goes wrong your car. You will find eXPerz,., courteous ser- vice by trai ed mechanics. Yam will ale0 find that we do W0rk at rates lower than those char ed elsewhere. Special attention to Model A Fords Jackson,s Garage Inkif, Texas THE MALAKOFF NEWS I,,I II I J II I - II,I I I uszcal Pla Is Featured In Richard Baxthelmess' Film Richard Barthelmess, First "The Love Prince" presentation National-Vitphone star, in the I is called "My Song of the Nile" role of David Carroll, young and it promises to be a national newspaperman in "Drag," the isrig hit. newest Barthelmess feature / "Drag" is a story of a small whmh" comes to to the Ritz The- i taws editor. ,,wh .marries into a airs, Sunday, Monday and Tues-l moochmg family, finally pulls day, composes an operetta en ]himself away from them, goes titled, "The Love Prince," the to NewYork, selis his operetta music of which is reproduced andfinds that happiness which via Vitaphone in the local pre-was so lacking among his 'in- sentation. This is the second Barthel- mess talking picture, the first being "Weary River," and it has been done completely in dialogue The musical number featured in laws." The story was adapted by Bradley King and dialogued by Miss King and Gene Towne from the novel William Dud- ley Pelley. Frank Lloyd direct- ed it with a cast headed by Lila Lee, Alice Day and others. ill II I i II - i I [ l " i m, Political Announcsmonts For County Judge: h. B. Coker (re-election)- For Tax Assessor: John W. Wood, (re-election) For Constable, Precinct 8 A. W. Leopard (re eletion) For Commissioner, Precinct 2: R. N. (Bob) Johnson For Pubiic Weigher, Precinct 8. Jesse Robertson (re-election) - I Illll I We Appreciate Your Business First State Malakoff, Texas I ANOTHER STEP FORWARD THE NEW FORD TOWN SEDAN In the Town Sedan you seo a disgtnlmt, hed example o[ the unbroken ~,veop o~ line which adds so much charm to all #he new, roomy Ford bodies. Radiator, hood, cowl, lower roof line, ]enders, wheels---every point of design reflects #b~ mm~ atyl~ and beauty that have been Idaeed ~ithln ~he means ot mm~f one. All o/ she new Ford car, are finished in a ~artefy O[ colors. f THE introduction of the new Ford bodies has set a high standard of motor ear value. From the new deep radiator to the tip of the curving rear fender, there is an unbroken sweep of line--a flowing grace of contour gaining added charm from the rich and attractive colors. You wUl take a real pride in the smart, style and fresh new beauty of the Ford just as you will find an ever-growing satisfaction in its safety, comfort, speed, acceleration, ease of control, reliability and economy. In appearance, as in mechanical construction, craftsmanship has been put into mass production. New beauty has been added to outstanding performance. ,c ,( ,( , ,c A feature of unusual interest is the use of Rustless Steel for the radiator shell, head lamps, cowl finish strip, hub caps, tail lamp and other exposed metal parts. This steel will not rust, corrode or tarnish and will retain its bright brilliance for the life of the ear. Here, as in so many other important details, you see evidence of the enduring quality that has been built into the new Ford. * Roadster, $435 Phaeton, Coupe, $500 Tudor Sedan, $50@ Sport Coupe, $530 Two-window Fordor Sedan, $600 Three-window Fordor Sedan, $625 Convertible Cabriolet, $645 Town Sedan, $670 (All price~ .f. o. b, Detroit, plus freiilht and dellver~j,. Bump~l~ and spar~ tire extra.) UNIVERSAL CREDIT COMPANY PLAN OF TIME PAYMENTS OFFERS YOU ANOTHER FORD ECONOMY |l