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J :: 11:7)i / i, i ~:~ i~ Cut Flowers, Funeral De- signs, Bride's Boquets, or any thing in Flowers. Call 178. Sanders Floral and Evergreen Ccmpany Athens, :-: Texas Knowledge Through The Eye! Physical eye readiness is much more important than anything else. DR. JOE B. WILLIAMS In Malakoff Every Monday At Main Hotel f~chool children's eyes examined fn*e ea~ fitted at price you tan afford to Pay. A. FOWLER, M. D. PHYSICIAN and SURGEON Office iu Ski, lea Building MALAKOFF, TEXAS DR J. H. BURTIS DENTIST X-RAY DIAGNOSIS Spencer-Carroll Building Athens. Texas -- EAT BUTTER-KIST BREAD Made in Henderson County THE GREATER I TODAY! VICKI BAUM'S With Wynne Gibson and Paul Lucas Admission 10e and 25c Saturday, Feb. 2-- TOM TYLER in The Silver Saturday Night 10:45 Show and Sunday Matinee MADY CHRISTIANS in A Wicked With Jean Parker and Charles Bickford Come at 9:30 each Saturday night and see two shows for one admission. I I I II our Monday Specials. an outstanding pic- ture on these days. -- II Monday and Tuesday Feb. 4-5th The White With Loretta Young and John Boles Wednesday, February 6-- a ! Whh Frances Dee, Alison Skipworth, Gone Raymond, Nigel Bruce, Harry Green Each Wednesday is 10cday. II I Every Thursday Night is Bank Night I Highest Yield? ] MOST cotton and corn growers in the South will envy the rec- ords made last season by Mr. A. P. Johns of Toccoa. Georgia. pictured above. On an acre, of cotton 1 1-16 staple, he obtained a yield of 1.276 lbe. of lint and 2,394 of seed. The result was a net gain of $165.38 on the acre. On his cotton, Mr. Johns used 400 lba. of a 4-10-4 fertilizer at planting and side-dressed with 100 lbs. of American nitrate of soda. With the same application on an acre of corn, he made 159 bu. of Hastings Prolific at a net gain of $140.65. Both demonstrations were con- dusted under the supervision of the American Cotton Association and Better Farming Campaign. Col. Harvle Jordan, Managing Director of the Association said that all of the Association's results last sea- son prove the value of intensive culture. "There are two things I'm sure of," eel. Jordan remarked, "And they are that we Southerners have to adopt intensive culture in the field and have to support our home industries. When I look at a result like this, made with our own Southern nitrate of soda, I think we have a combination the whole world can't bea'~." . Pistols and Revolvers, "Small Time" Fire Arms Pistols and revolvers, never consid- ered anything more tban supplement- ary arms in the serious I)uslness of war, always bare had ranges conskl- rably less tban their contempor,'try mu2kets and rifles, notes an authority It the Chicago Trlb, mm. The m~lzzle velocity of tim side arm of the Amer- Ican army, ti,c .45 Colt a~lo~ ,,(.--'t~o- tel. Is only abrupt one-third thai of the Springfield rifle, and, because of Its relatively weak charge and short bar- rel, it Is doubtful whether It will shoot as far as some of New Paris Creation muskets. 1 Intended for close action only ant for sniping. A ballet popular long ago was Mlnie ball, which, despite Its was not a ball at all, but a hea eallbered bullet similar In shape to certain Imllets still used In low-pow- ered sporting rifles. Guns In which the Minle bqll was used generally were sighted to 1,0(~) yards, were accurate at a dist:mce of about 500 yards, and had a maxinmm range of al)out a mlle. The Germans and other Europeans were experimenting with rltling as early as the Sixteenth century, though It dld not come Into wide use until the Nineteenth century, and it was not until 1842 that the military musket made by the United States government for its Infantrymen was produced with a rifled barrel Fluttednll Moth Killed the'Princess Caraveila The case of the Princess Caravella, inll. One of the latest of Parisian fash- Ion creations is this astrakhan coat and toque. sea--the mayor i's elected In th-~ belfry of the parlsh church. At Bournemouth and at Hanley, Staffs, the retiring mayor and the new one "embrace each other. Feasts play a part in the else- tion of mayors, At Yarmouth it is a sprat feast, and at Peterborough the chief items are champagne and saus- ages. Registering Births in England No proof or sworn statement Is re- quired when registering a birth, mar- rlage or death in England. Thus it 18 easy to record the "blrtl~" of a bogus baby when desiring an Increased un- employment allowance, to secure a marriage license when already mar- ried, or to obtain a death certificate In a murder case from a credulous physi- cian. as he is not obliged to examine the body and determine for himself the cause of the death.--Collier's Weekly. ....... Muskrat Musk Muskrat musk is a secretion nature has put In these little animals oearing the name. The musk ia fouod In two small sacs on the belly. During the spring of the year these sacs contain several drops of thick, sweet smelling fluid. It ts a very powerful, sweet odor, and it is attractive to all fur- bearing animals. It Is not found on the animals during the fall months. lyin--g O~ this table I~-such ~ posR~b that It pointed to the p~lneess' heave, and that some of the powdery dust from the moth's wings showed plainly on the trigger. He deduced from these signs that the moth had burned its wings, had fallen on the table, fluttering and spin- Mice Deatroy Thousands of Acres of Farm Crops Mou~ plagues, disastrous as they ire, are of minor importance in com. parlson with the steady yearly drain on crops by the mice over the country at large in normal years. ~ays the Montreal Herald. Even as few as ten meadow mlce to the acre on 100 acres of meadow "would take about 1] tans of grass or 5~ tons of hay a year ~l~'nis number, on the 65#00.000 acres of hay raised in the United Sta.tes would cause a loss of over .~.000.000 tons of hay s year, or a money loss of some $30,000.000 annually In hay ~lone The number of young In a litter ranges from two to ~Ine. and one pair averages five to tho litter. At this rate of increase, allowing equal num. bets of males and females, and the young beginning to breed at 46 days o1~ the total increase from one pair. if all lived and bred. would be over 1.000.000 Indlvtduals at the end of s year If all were confined to one acre ef ground, this would mean over 20 mice tO every s~nar~ fool The Orb-Weavers Som~ ~,~ ~a~ "~-', Weavers of the spider family live in their w~b~, .h~ng. tng head downward, usually near the center of the net ; others have a retreat near the edge of the they hang with their e webs they keep of some of the lines leading from the net, so that they ~can instantly de- tect the presence of an enemy. The Orb Weavers are usually plump spiders, with a large abdomen, and often near- ly spherical. In some species of this family the male is much smaller than e.he female. rm4ag." ~=JANUARY 2~--WiIHam McKinley, 2$th President, born 1843. at Naples, Is probably unique. After nlng, and that its wings had struck the giving s dinner party she retired to lightly sprung trigger and fired the pl~- ~ ~r~.30"FrsncerecognlzesUnited her room to snatch a little rest before tel. On this evidence, which satisfied r~:~ States' independence, the following dance. Very shortly aft- [ the court, the prince was acquitted. [ ~ x"- 1778. , erwards she was found dead In bed, /~- o 31---Canadas War Thee Pro- shot through the heart. I ~ ~ [ ~ hibitionActin|orce,191$. Her lmsband was arrested on sus- Elect Mayor in Belfry picion, for he was noted for his Joel- I All over the country quaint ceremo-LI~BRUARY ous disposition, and R" did not seem possible that anyone else could have been i~ the room. It might have gone hard with the prince but for the shrewdness of a Naples police officer, relates a writer in the Boston Globe. This man carefully examined the bedchamber, aml found one of the very large moths common in Italy lying on the floor with "wings badly singed by the lighted candle which had stood on a bedside table. He alsq n otice~ that th~ plst0t wa~ rites are observed to usher in the new mayors, says Pearson's Weekly. At a number of places the new mayor is ap- proved by placing a ring on his finger. This ceremony has been observed for several centuries and seems to have its roots lu the idea of wedding the mayor to the chief office of the borough. At High Wycombe the mayor and his al- dermen are conducted to the weights and measures department of the her- ough offices, and tlmre solemnly l weigibed and mqastffed~ At_ l~!'igll~Ung- i, l--Ward: for the groundhog and hls shadow tomorrow~ ~ 2--U. S. ~ds I~ war with Mexl~ vletoriouslg, 11411. 3--Woodrow Wilson, war. ttnm ProMpt, dies 192~. l~a Eagle. I~ml~. a SINCE 1903, the Southwestern Life Insurance Company has been protecting and building Texas .... Through this friendly Texas institution more than one hundred and forty thousand Texans are providing for the future of their dependents, as well as for their own old age. For thirty-two years Southwestern Life has helped to build up Texas by making more than sixty-four hundred loans on Texas real estate, totaling O $46,000,000. Today, Southwestern Life- Protected Homes are more secure than ever, because the Company is stronger than ever before in its history. ' 1ha G~mpany B~ckoflhe Policy 0 During 1934, the Company gained more than $15,000,000 insurance in force. It has $1.29 of assets for every dollar of net liability to policyholders. Assets .... $44,438,438.04 Capital and Surplus .... $6,803,515.54 C.F. O'DONNELL President |1 Ea. February 1st and 2nd Catch up a bit of Spring in one of these new Frocks. The designs are refreshing and the styles are the latest-..eopied from more expenssve" frocks. And the price...you know is right or we wouldn't be ,ponsor- ing ,his sale. Remember, this sale for only"'2 days--Friday and Satur- day, February l st and 2nd. \ 94 Ill l See Window Dis I II I I IIII I I ATHENS, TEXAS k; ' ~i, i~!,~,'I ~, ~ ~ . 171 I I , : i!!~ i! :~!