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mmmllmmllnmmMJ | MALAKOFF 'o INSURANCE AGENCY : ! GENERAL INSURANCE a Dan Royall H.C. Riddlesl~rger 'u ! Office at First National Bank i I L Pd "rhe Voice of The Lignite City" I i I lilt I I I P. T. KILMAN, M. D :, ! Medicine and Surgery I, MALAKOFF TRINIDAD I' | 78, Phone , 41 I e Kilman Hospital, Malakoff, No. 81 as VOLUME 24 Ill Member "Federated Stores" I IIII Think What A Dime Will Buy Dimities, guaranteed Prints and Broadcloth. Regularly priced per yard .............. nl Laces, Organdies. Flaxons and Batiste, Seersucker. Priced up to .................. They're Here'. A complete collection of the best and newest Straws for men. Priced from SHIRTS and Fill your needs Shirts or Shorts | n n Just give us a look for novelty or staples. Our shoe department is alive almost weekly with new patterns. Children's Shoes Ladies' and Men's Full Fashioned Hose 4 9 Wanted Spring shades ...... nl Men's Pants Men, take a look at these Pants--Inter- woven stripe patterns, French backs and pleats or plain. Priced from-- 98c to $4.00 M 1 mill i Member Federated and Red and White Stores n n I m i Juicy California Vanilla- Regular 10c u ill n n , n nn n Milk of Magnesia Phillips--Regular 50c Oleomargarine For cooking or table use in Skinner s--It s better boxes for Sliced--Large can Red & White--asst. flavors boxes for Cereal Dishes A dish of many uses set i i nun in nn Large can--Iowa It's Tea Time now cans 1.4 lb Max- for well House I II I H ii I I We have a complete line of MALAKOFF, HENDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1936 Board "Elects iiii nil n I J Two Cross Roads I inllnnn [ I Ill T. P. & L.jEmploye Is Fatally Injured Teachers For Term Of 1936.37 At a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Mala- koff Independent School District held last Thursday evening, the following teachers were re-elect- ed for the coming term of 1936. 1937: High School "Pepper" Martin, present coach, was re-elected for next year and was given the princi- palship of the high school de- partment, made vacant through the resignation of Melvin Tay- lor Mr. Taylor has accepted the position as superintendent of the schools at Emhouse. Miss Ruth Garrett, English teacher, was also re-elected to her post- tion, and Mrs. Minnie C. Phillips was returned to her position for another year in the Commercial Department. Grammar School In the grammar school the fol- lowing teachers were re-elected: Negroes Arrested In Cattle Theft At Trinidad Plant Robert Thompson and James S.V. Patrick, Jr., 27, electri- H. Barren, Cross Roads negroes, cian's helper in the employ of the were taken into custody Sunday Texas Power & Light Company by Constable D. D. Billings and at the Trinidad generating plant, placed in the county jail at Ath was fatally at11 o'clock ens in connection with the theft Monday morning when he came of a cow from the Roy Loper in contact withtransformerwires farm in the Cross Roads com- carrying 66,000 volts of electri. munity. County Attorney Miles city. The injured man, suffer- B. Smith is making inquiry into the case. The Barren negro claims that he bought the cow from Thomp- son and he, therefore, is held un- der charge of "Receiving and concealing stolen cattle." The Thompson negro is charged with the theft. The stolen cow it was ing from the tremendous shock and severe burns, covering the major portion of the body, was rushed by ambulance to the Kil- man Hospital here for treatment. The electric shock proved fatal to his heart, and he expired at 5:00 o'clock. The accident occured in what learned, was sold to a Dallas is known as the "switch yard", packing plant for the sum of located a short distance from the $7.65. plant proper, as Patrick was Andrew Thompson, grandfath, making preparation to paint a er of the accused Robert Thomp- number of dead transformers, son, is reported to have made a temporarily out of use while their statement during the investiga- turban was being reworked. Just tion, to the effect that he, him- a few minutes before the fatal self had gone to Mr. Lover and accident. Patrick was seen by Misses Annie Pope Gilreath, .-,. lpurchased the cow after he had principal; Sulta Hendrick, analbeen reformed of the theft. The Willis, Exa Pipes, Agnes Spur- sale was said o have been made before Mr. Loper had discovered that the cow was missing. lock, Frances Naughton, Callie Johnson, and Mrs. Nell Jarvis. Miss Lucille Truelove was also re-elected to her place in the Mexican school. The foregoing elections of teachers leaves three vacancies in the system, one in the high school department and two in the grammar school. It is expected that these vacancies will be filled at an early date. At this meeting of the Trustees, besides electing teachers for the coming year, the Board approved a budget presented by Supt. M. P. Willis for the payment of expenses in the high school de- partment, which has heretofore been borne by the students. The budget, it is understood, will take care of the Library and the Locker fees. An additional a- mount was also set aside for the purchase of a number of folding chairs to be used on the stage in other plant employees upon the platform of another transformer, upon which he was supposed to have commenced his work. For some unexplainable reason he descended from his first location Waco Boosters and mounted the charged trans- former, where he came in con- Visit Halakoff tact with the high voltage line. Employees, on duty st the time Traveling by special train, a-of the accident, stated that as the contact was made, a deaden. bout fifty of Waco's business men, representing wholesalers, manu- ing roar oceured in the plant and facturers, jobbers, and educa-a bright light flashed in the tionalinstitutions in that city, switchyard for just a fraction paid Malakoff a brief visit short- of a second. The occurence di- rected the attention of the work. ly after noon Tuesday. This ex- cursion is made annually by these men to the yard to determine its Waco boosters to visit and ex- cause. On reaching the yard, change greeting witl the bust- they found young Patrick lying hess men throughout Waco's on the ground near the charged trade territory, transformer. It was evident that the terrific shock had knock. ed the workman off the platform = about fifteen feet in the air. m Badly Burned Aside from the electric shock, to which his death is attributed, ~r Patrick's face, hand, and arms the high school ium, zress, 7th District: Emerson Stone, Jacksonville and the major portion of his body was very badly burned. He Funeral Services Representative: also received two deep gashes a- For J. W. Wallace Jap Lucas (Second Term) cross his forehead, evidently in the fall from the transformer Held Last Thursday Funeral services for J. W. Wallace, 59, who passed away at his home here on Wednesday, April l5th, were held from the First Baptist Church at 2:30 P. M. last Thursday. The ser- vices were conducted by Rev. J.L. Brantley, Baptist pastor, assisted by Rev. E. O. Dubberly, pastor of the Methodist Church at Golden. .Interment, under the direction of the Ballard Fun- eral Home here, took place im- mediately following at the Mala- koff Cemetery. Mr. Wallace was born near Cleburne. in Jackson County, Texas. February 18, 1877. He was a member of the Methodist Church, having united with the denomination at Cleburne when but a young man. His death fol- lowed an illness of several months duration. He is survived his wife and three children; Granville Wal- lace and Roy Wallace of Mala- koff, and Mrs. Sybil Looney of Alba, Texas. I Mrs. M. O. Rike and Miss Alice Finney df Dallas spent Sunday here with relatives. Mrs. Rike Helen Ruth For District J udge-- Sam Holland, Athens For District Clerk: Joe M. (Mack) Bass B. A. Christopher For County Judge: Dolph B. Tillison Jno. W. Ballow (re-election) L. D. Rose For County Attorney: Miles B. Smith, 2rid Term For County Clerk: Mrs. Horace Johnson For .Sheriff: Jess Sweeten, Re-election K. C. [Kirksey] Davis For Assessor-Collector: R. L. (Bob) Tanner S. A. Carroll C. C. Adrian For County Treasurer: D. R. Cartlidge, Re-election For Commissioner, Prec't. 2: M. C. Andrews, Eustace For Justice of Peace, Prec't. 8: W. F. Young, re-election For Gonst ble, Precinct 8: B. T. McFarland D. D. Billings Precidct 8; platform. It was said that the injured mrn revived long enough to open his e es, look around the room, and inquire as to what had happened to him. Artificial res- piration was used for more than an hour after his heart stopped, but to no avail. Parents Arrive Young Patrick's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. V. Patrick who re- side in San Antonio, were noti- fled immediately following the accident, but were not aware of their son s death until their arri- val here at 7:30. They left San Antonio at noon. Patrick's body was prepared for burial in the Ballard Funeral Home here and then carried over land by ambulance to Corsicans Monday night, thence shipped by train to the San Antonio home. Mr. Patrick was a graduate of Texas A. & M. College and had been employed at the plant in Trinidad only for the pest eight months. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Pettigrew, Jr. and children. Charslie. Rhea, and Richard Gordon, of Dallas were visitors in the home of Dr. and Mrs. H.F. Pettigrew Sun- day, Dr. Pettigrew has been seriously ill for the past two weeks but ie slowly improving. - ! NUMBER 34 II iii i I lll iiii i ii i Ulllln in I i i n ii i iin I I I I I iil|lllln II ii ii On the Highway These two golden grocery rules pretty near cover the grocery prob. lem thesedays---people always want the best and-they want it quickly. That is why we put in this store and why we carry the best things to eat. Pay us a visit i I l iii J[[ i l L I ', ECONOMY STORE A Complete Line of Good Merchandise 0 l@n MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS 1 lot Dress Shirts--All sizes Regular 98c 1 Lot Dress Shirts--All sizes Regular $1.49 Regular $195 Gowns Hose Extra sheer--2.thread Hum- ming Bird Hose--All sizes-New shades Regular 98c I pastel Shades good grade Organdie