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June 30, 1932

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'Z INSURANCE AGENCY GENERAL INSURANCk Royall H.C. Riddlesperger Office at First National Bank l ,t ,d ,d P. T. KILM N. M. D. Medicine and Surgery Malakoff, Texas Trinidad, Texas Telephones 81, 78 and 71 "the Voice of The Lignite City" 20 MALAKOFF, HENDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 1932 NUMBER 46 ii Men' Work Shirts Coat Style Shirts with two pockets II Men's Work Pants Williamson-l)ickie Coverts, Navy, Gray r' Men's Work Sox Prices Are In colors of Gray, Tan, Black Meters To Be In- stalled Where Water Is Used To Irrigate MeDJ$ Overalls "Rock Bottom" brand. High back Ladies' Hosiery Full Fashioned and New S hades Men's Oxfords Peter's Brand Shoes. All leather. Compo sole i1 II I Member Federated Home Owned Stores Workmen of the Malakoff Wa- ter Company are busy this week installing meters at a number of residences over the city where extra water is used for irrigation purposes. Mr. T. A Bartlett, Sr. owner of the local water sys- tem, explains that the meters at these points have been made necessary due to the fact that the company purchases their entire water supply through a me r at the ice plant, and as excess water is being used at this time of the year, it is impossible to continue the flat rate and allow irrigation. Rather than to discontinue their irrigating owners of these residences have agreed to accept the meters and pay for the extra amount of water used over the minimum -allowance of 2.000 gal- Increased Postal Rates To Become Effective July 6 The new increase in first class postal rates will become effective on July 6th, according to an an- nouncement made public this week by Mrs. Gladys Curtis, local Ipostmaster. The new rate raises the rate on letters from two to three cents and on first class air mail the rate will be 8c and 13c instead of 5c and 10c as hereto- fore. The postmaster explained that the letters bearing the two cent stamp must be cancelled in the local office before 5:30 p. m. on July 5th Those having govern- ment envelopes of the 2e denomi. nation, which they wish to use after July 5th will find it neck-. sary to affix thereto an additional lc stamp to make the total post. age three cents. Ions. The new rates under theI meters will be the minimum ]Graveyard Working To amount, for the usual price of Be Held At Willow Special Checks Are Being Issued At Local Bank To Escape Tax $2.00. For the nextS,000 gallons Springs On Jul 7th A special check, which is in the form of a receipt and which al lows the depositor to obtain his money from the bank without paying the new 2c tax effective last Wednesday. is being 4ssued at the First National Bank of Malakoff, The instrument is not a eheck, but a receipt and is good only at the window at the bank when presented by the depositor. The receipt contains the name of the bank, and instead of the usual, "pay to the order of", it reads, "received of the First Na- tional Bank", and on the face of the instrument is marked, Non- negotiable, which renders it non- taxable. The special check can. not be passed from one party to tnother, but must be presented at the window of the bank by the depositor, himself. There has been considerable speculation as to whether or not the receipt-check would stand the test against the new tax. but that question is settled by the follow- The News has been requested ing ruling which has just been to announce that the annuai received from the Treasury De. grave yard working at the Wii ow/partment and signed by Mr. Gee C. Hopkins Collector of Internal Revenue. The ruling reads as follows: "If an instrument is not negotiable and is in form and ef the price will be 50c per thousand and thereafter the price drops to 35c per thousand. A deposit of $10.00 is required for the install- ation of the meter. Springs community will be held Mr. Bartlett said that where on Thursday, July 7th. Those the water is used for domestic attending are requested to bring purposes only the old flat rate of the usual basket lunch and tools $2.00 per month will prevail, but suitable for working the ceres- where irrigation is desired ar- tery. feet a receipt and does not contain instructions with the words "Pay - " to the Order of", etc., orsimflar |':- " | language,, and is presented in l PflllflPgi |person. it is not subject to the I |UllUOIJl ', | tax." | , " . I All checks other than the above I Annflllll flmAlllg I described will be subject to the I |itax and when paid at the bank, - ] the two cents will be charged to The News is authorized to an-] the customer's account, nounce the following candidates| ..... for office, subject to the action of| mz z . _ Democratic primary July 2B,19B21 mercnanzs agree l To Close For Pie For Representative, 54th District " . J. H. Towery, ire-election] [ -- ~ i^ m / mc rrom m Io a For County Judge: / W [ ~ ------" John . Ballow | We the undersigned business For Sheriff: /men of Malakoff agree to close our doors from 10 o'clock A M. to 3 o'clock P. M. June 30th and allow our clerks the privilege to go lethe grave yard picnic Fowlers Park. Kirby & Sons. Flagg Drug Store. Roy I. Weir. M. S. Brownies. W. W, Jackson. Dodge Gentry. Harbour's Grocery. J. D. Maguire. A. L. Clay. John Bankston. Mrs. Y. E. Crawley. E, L Jackson. Paul's Place, Bob Johnson. I. 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