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.... : : ; ::: :I!L $* MALAKOFF INSURANCE AGENCY GENERAL INSURANCE I Dan Royal| H.C. Riddlesperger Office at First National Bank "l'he Voice of The Lignite City" | P, T. KILMAN, M. D. Medicine and Surgery Malakoff, Texan Trinidad, Texas ~'~i',@phones 81, 78 and 71 E 23 MALAKOFF, HENDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1935 NUMBER 46 Member ! Federated and Red and White Stores III I' ]1 ........... Ill Right in the heart of add to your summer these- the season and just when you need to wardrobe, you'll find values such as All Dresses up to $6.00, Special All Dresses up to $4.00, Special All Dresses up $1.98, Special --:= .... :: ......... ....... Men's Hats 1 table of sbft straws, slightly soiled but real values at-- , in Tennis Shoes First Quality "Keds" and a 50c value. Sizes 2 to 4 , now ....... i i Clearance of Ladies' Hats, A clearance of our entire stock of Ladies' Hats at prices you'll appreciate. Values to $3, all go lted Batiste White Pants And Flaxen. Cool and crisp White duck pants, pre- in dainty colorings. For- shrunk, 22" bottom, well merly 25c, Special yds-- tailored, $1.50 value-- ,, ,, ------- Member Federated and Red and White Stores Fresh-Crisp 2-lb. box Pure Cane t Cloth bb.g. 10 lbs. Coffee H H 3-1b glass jar 80C Pounds for 15-oz. can Cheaper than cannmg 3 No. 2 cans Large white or bars for yellow bars Try a rice pudding for a change 2-lb. boxes Full quart i: 8-ounce bottles 6 for 15c l-lb. package Makes more jelly Per bottle Baby Lima 4 pounds for quicker i~, Hunt Oil Company Employee Dies At Kilman Hospital Autopsy Performed To Determine Whether Or Not Death Was Due To Foul Play A man, wire was later identified at Ballard's Funeral Home here i as D. E, Bell of Coifax, Louisiana was found by passing motorists in an overturned car on the Cross Roads road early' Sunday morn- ing in an unconscious condition. was brought to the Kilman fital here about 5 a. m. and died at 12:05 p. m., the medical examination revealed, from al- coholic poisoning. The dead man taken to the Ballard Funeral Home and it required some effort to establish his identity. It was later learn- ed that he was D. E. Bell, age 32 and his home address was at Col- fax. He had only been in this section for the past 37 days and was in the emoloy of the H. L. Hunt Oil Company in the Cayuga field. He and his wife, during this period, had been residing at a Cross Roads residence which was near his work. Mrs. Bell, could not be located immediately as she had gone to Atlanta, Tex- as to attend the funeral of a rela- tive. She did not know of her husband's death until late Sun- day evening. Performs Autopsy Mrs. Bell, upon reaching the city and learning the particulars concerning the death of her hus- band, refused to believe that he had been the victim of alcoholic poisoning, but insisted that it was possible that he had met with foul play. She enlisted the aid of the Sheriff's department and late Sunday night an autop- sy of the dead man's body was ordered. The body was again taken to the Kilman Hospital where the stomach was removed and X-Ray examinatmns made of the chest, neck and head. Sheriff Jess Sweeten took the the man's stomach to Dallas Monday morning for a chemical analysis. The body was carried overland in the Ballard Ambulance Mon- day to the home in Colfax, La. Woman Burned With Cooker Dies Sun. In Corsicana Mrs. Dan Bell of the Cross Roads community who was se- verely burned at her home about two weeks ago when the steam pressure forced the lid off of her steam pressure cooker, died at a Corsicans hospital at 10:00 o'clock Sunday morning. The body was brought in the Ballard ambu- lance t o the Bailard Funeral Home here Sunday morning and )ared for burial. According to physicians at the )ital, to which Mrs. Bell was last Sunday morning, her was not caused by the burns but from a head injury which she sustained when she was was struck by the heavy lid of the canner as it was blown off. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon with inter- ment at the Willow Springs ceme- tery. The deceased is survived by her husband and six children. Mrs. Bell had been a resident of the Cross Roads community since 1902. Mrs. H. L. Rogers of Hallsville is in the city this week visiting her mother, Mrs. G. W. Tidmore. To Assist In Revival Here REV. STANLEY WILKES The Rev. Stanley Wilkes, pas- tor of the First Baptist Church at Vickerv, Texas will come here on August 4th to assist the Rev. J. L. Brantley in a two weeks revival meeting at the Malakoff Baptist Church. Rev. Wilkes needs no introduc. ties to the people of this com- munity as he will be well re- membered from the successful meeting which he held here last summer. -The Baptist people are looking forward to another suc- cessful meeting under his leader- ship again this summer. Neff Test Hits Sand At 4033 Ft; Gas Since July 4 Coring Operations Resumed After New Water Line Is Built; Casing Is On the Ground The C, D. Neff test on the H. G. Small tract, six miles south- west of Malakoff, according to reports, topped sand early in the week at a depth of 4033 feet. Gas pressure has been showing since July 4th and considerable inter- est is being manifested by the oil fraternity and considerable trading has been going on around the location. Coring in the test was under- way until Sunday when it became necessary to build a new water line. The new line has been com- pleted and it was expected that coring would be resumed late last night or early this morning. The casing for the well has al. ready been placed on the ground and is being held in readiness for the big news which is expected to break some time today or to- morrow. Derrick Is Com- pleted For Second Dodd Test Well The derrick on the Dodd tract which has been moved to the new location about 1500 feet southwest of the Dodd No. 1, has just been completed, as well the erection of the fuel tanks Slush pits are now being prepar. edandi[ is expected tl at the machinery will be moved to the new location during the week- end. With the exception of the machinery, everything now is in readiness for the beginning of the new test. Considerable interest is being attached to this second test as the No. 1 Dodd showed oil sand and a considerable showing of gas. The date for the spudding in of this new test has not yet been announced, but it is expect- ed to be at an early date. Four Are Injured At Cayuga When Scaffold Falls Injured WereBrought to For Medical Attention; One Sent To Dallas Hospital Four men, employees of the R. A. Rumbaugh, contractors, were injured early Sunday morning while at work dismantling a der- rick in the Cayuga oil fields. The accident occured about 8 o'clock when a steel girder broke and let the scaffold, on which the four men were working, fall 33 feet to the ground The derrick that was being moved was that used on the Worsham No. 2 on the Wathen tract. The injured were: J. ,M. Battle, Burkburnett Clint Barker, Wichita Falls G. E. Rumbaugh, Longview E. R. Rumbaugh, Longview All of the injured, immediate- ly following the accident, were brought to the Kilman Hospital here for medical attention. Battle Worst Injured J. M. Battle, 39, sustained the most serious injuries of the four and after first aid treatment here, i he was sent in the Ballard am- bulance to the Baylor Hospital in Dallas. His injuries consisted of concussion of the brain, corn- i pound fracture of the left elbow and right wrist, fracture of the right elbow, a deep laceration of the forehead and a great loss of blood. Clint Barker, 25, whose home address was given as Wichita Falls, suffered a fractured skull, a laceration of the forehead and several broken ribs. G. E. Rumbaugh, 37. of Long- view, sustained a fractured spine a broken left foot and internal injuries. E.R. Rumbaugh, 27, Long. view, who managed to catch the side of the derrick as the scaffold was dislodged, sustained only a painful cut on the left leg. He was released from the hospital later in the day. Donkey Baseball Game To Be Play- ed Here July 25 m Arrangements have been made with the Texas Ranger Donkey Baseball Club whereby a donkey baseball game will be staged in Malakoff on the night of July 25th. The game will be sponsored by the men's Bible classes of the Methodist and Baptist Churces and a small admission charge witl bemade for the benefit of these organizations. The game is played as regular soft ball only the players all ride donkeys. Those who have seen games of this kind say that it is just about the funniest thing ever. A record crowd is expect- ed to visit the local soft ball court fol: this occasion. Oil Field Worker Is Injured When Boiler Explodes E. M. Dumas, 29, of Longview employee of Clark & Cowden, was seriously burned near mid- night Tuesday when the boiler on the Morrison No. 2 in the Ca- yuga extension, exploded. Suf- fering from scald burns about his entire body, he was rushed to the hospital here for treatment. 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