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/ / IALAKOFF INSURANCE AGENCY GENERAL INSURANCE Dan Royall H.C. Riddlesperger Office at First National Bank ,d 'I P. T. KILMAN, M. D. Medicine and Surgery Malakoff, Texas Trinidad, Texas Telephones 81, 78 a~ud 71 "rhe Voice of The Lignite City" JME 21 MALAKOFF, HENDERSON COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1932 NUMBER 16 Member Federated Home Owned Stores ii I I Fall Fabrics New Suitings--Tweed effects and copies of much higher priced ma- terials. Guaranteed fast colors. 12 1-2c, 19c, 29c Dress Prints 36 inch Dress Prints, bought at an old price. Two eases just unpacked_._, ....... roll i i i i |lJ i - - Brown Sheeting Light weight Brown Sheeting. Full 76 inches wide ........................ 2 yards for Shirts Men's fast color Dress Shirts. Solid or plain patterns ..................................... i i r,i r*a..~. It II II ~ - Blankets Big block plaid Blankets at the Lowest. Price in years. The pair ......................... it Sweaters Children's fancy slip on Sweaters. All sizes from 28 to 34 ........................... nl i Union Suits Men's Winter Union Suits. Bleached ....................................... Have you visited the new--= m Come in and try our food. We specialize in CoG a fee, come in and try it. As a suggestion, try ono of our-- CLUB,BREAKFASTS, priced, 15c to-25c PLATE LUNCH .................... 25c SPECIAL Plate Lunch ............. 3,5c You will find this an economical place to dine and your patronage will be appreciated. Give your wife a rest Sunday--come down and try our Chicken Dinner. "'Quality, Courtesy and Service"--Our Motto did not end with Daniel Boone and fieorge Rog- ers Clark. The pioneers of today do not use rifles, but in Malakoff's business life the old originality and daring still flourish. We stand back of it. Malakoff, Texas Starts Fred Smith of this city, and who is in the employ of the Lacy Paving Company here, suffered severe bruises I at e Saturday afternoon when he fell out of a trailer, on which he was acting as flagman. The accident occurred in the city of Eustace when the coup- ling of the trailer came unfast. ened and the sudden swerve of the vehicle tbrew him out and onto the pavement. The driver of the truck felt the release of the weight of the trailer and turned in his seat just in time to see Smith's body hurled to the ground. The injured man was taken to the Gffice of Dr. LaRue in Eustace for first aid treatment, after which the ambulance from Mabank was summoned and the injured man was brought to his home here. On arrival here Dr. J A. Fowler, the family physi- cian, was called in for a "medical examination. Fearing internal injuries Mr. Smith was carried to a Corsicana hospital about 9 o'clock Saturday night. Exami- nation there, however revealed that no bones were broken, and other than being shaken up and considerably bruised, the man [was not seriously injured. Grand Officer Of Texas I. 0. 0. F. To Visit Halakoff W. D. Carroll of Commanche, Deputy Grand Master, and Grand Master Elect, of t h e Grand Lodge of the I. O. O. F. of Texas, has accepted an invitation to vis. it the Henderson County Inter. City Lodge in their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday evening. September 28th. The Inter,City Lodge is an or- ganization made up of all the Odd Fellows lodge l in Henderson County and meets the last Wednesday night in each month at the varidus lodges. On this occasion the meeting will be held with the local order it this city. A good crowd is expected to be in attendance for this meeting. All Odd Fellows are extended a very cordial invitation to attend. lalakoff Hay Get Hain Street Paved Hopes were raised this week when the State Highway Com- mission agreed to consider the oaring o f the main business street in Malakoff from the new The first paving work on High- way No. 31. by the Lacy Con- struction Company since the in- stallation of their machinery and equipment here, was done Mon day morning of this week at the end of the first completed section at Wofford. Everything h a s been in readiness for the begin ning of this work for more than a week, but a delay has been necessitated on account o f a shortage in gravel, caused by the refusal of the State Inspector to accept that which has been ship- ped here for the week. It is un derstood that more than sixty cars of gravel of improper mix- tare has been turned down at this Doint. Sufficient quantity of gravel had been accepted for the begin. ning of the work Monday morn- ing, and now that the project is underway, it is the intention of the Lacy Company, who has the contract for the entire section from Wofford to the Trinity River, to carry on the work as rapidly as possible. It is estimat. ed that the project from Wofford to the river, which is a distance of about eight miles, will be corn- plete within sixty days. Green Hut Cafe Opens Here Tuesday The Green Hut Cafe, Mala. koff's newest eating establish- ment, which has just been in. stalled in the State Bank building by Mr. and Mrs. R, A. Brown, opened its doors to the public Tuesday morning, The ooening was originally planned for Sat- urday, but was postponed on ac- count of the cemetery benefit dinner which was advertised for that date. The new cafe is very attrac- tive in appearance and is modern and up to date in every respect, The interior decorations are done in tan and green, and all of the fixtures, accessories, linens, floor covering, menu cards, etc. have been made to carry out the color scheme. The kitchen has also been finmhed in green and tan and is equipped with running water, gas and electmcity. The cooking is done on a huge gas range. Both Mr, and Mrs. Brown are well experienced in the restau- rant business. They are adept in the art of preparing and serv. ing delicious foods, and they have left nothing undone in their ef- forts to supply the people of Mal. akoff and vicinity with first class highway to the Cotton Belt rail- place to eat They extend a very road. This agreement was made cordial invitation to the entire Monday morning when Dan Gen- try, H C. Riddlesperger and A L. Kirby of this city, made a trip to the capitol city in the interests of the project. The Commission however, were not in a position to make a definite promise, but agreed to take the matter up while in session at this time and advise the decision at the earliest possible moment, The many friends of T. A. Bartlett, Jr.. will be glad to learn tha he is improving rapidly from injuries sustained in an automobile wreck on Saturday night, September 10th. The in- ternal injuries, which were at first feared, did not materialize and his physicians are now con- fident Of his complete recovery, citizenship to call and inspect their new place. Benefit Dinner Is Big Success The benefit dinner, which was served by the ladies here Satur- day, to help defray the expense of fencing the Malakoff Cemete- ry, turned out to be a big suc. cess in every way, Every plate which had been prepared was din,used of and several persons' had to be turned away unserved. The total proceeds of the occasion were $50.00. The success of the dinner was very gratifying to those who had expended their efforts to bring it about, and they are very grateful to the en- Of Mr. Peter McLaren, the cham- oion wood chopper of America made a personal appearance in Malakoff at 12:30 D. m. Saturday, m a wood chopping contest whicb was held at the rear of Dodge Gentry's store. Mr. McLaren is in the employ of the manufactur. ers of the Plumb axe and is mak- ing these appearances through- out the country advertising this product. The contest here was sponsor- ed by Dodge Gentry, local dis. tributor of the Plumb products [t was originally planned for two local choppers to enter the con.] test, but at the appointed hour they failed to appear on the scene, and in order that the huge crowd that had a embled for the occasion, miuht not be dis- appointed, Tom Wilson (col.) and Barney Perry a white man vol- unteered to compete against this master chopper. The huge pecan log, on which the choppers were to demonstrate, ho vever, proved two much for the volunteers and after a few minutes of strenous exercise with the double bit axe, both of them gave up the contest and turned it over to the cham- pion. Mr. McLaren succeeded in chopping through the log in three minutes and eight seconds. His two opponents, both togeth- er, chopped o n I y about half through t h e timber in about seven minutes. The log, which was provided for the contest was 18" in diameter. Night Wa tclunan For Lacy Paving Company Is Painfully Burned Ariel Killingsvorth of t h e Walnut Creek community and nigh,watchman for t h e Lacy Pawng Company, was painfully burned while on duty about 8:15 o'clock Saturday night. At the time of the accident, young Kil- lingsworth was goin abou his duties of cleaning up the ma chinery of the company, and in draining some gasoline out of a tank into a bucket by the use of a rubber hose some of the ex- plosive liquid was spilled and ran down into a lantern. The flow- ing gas was ignited and the flames set fire to his trousers and painfully burning both of his limbs from h is knees to his ankles. When the young man discover- ed his condition, he ran out into the grass and laid down, but realizing the futility of this act. he jumped up and ran out into the sand of the roadway and hailed a passing motorist, who stopped and assisted him in ex- tinguishing the flames with sand, After his clothing had been clear. edof the fire, the young man was brought to the Kilman Hos. pital here for medical treatment, and taken then to the home of his parents at Walnut Creek. Although exceedingly painful, the burns are not deep and are not likely to prove serious. tire community for the splendid co-operatmn which they were accorded, d ulius Johnson, who is attend- ing school at Lon Morris College at Jacksonville spent the week- end here with his parents, Mr, and Mrs. J. 13. Johnson. i ~i :i!il/ "WHERE MALAKOFF TRADES" :: Cash Specials For Saturday, Sept. 23 PEACHES, 2 1.2, III II / Ill II II Pure Cane 25 pounds for iw i i ill i 4 IOc packages I dozen cans n lllnllll n ii Guaranteed Extra High Patent CATSUP 2 quart jars for 14.oz. bottle I "2 1 ........ ' ' LargeonlybOXeS m ! [ CASH FEED SPECIALS. NO DELIVERIES Shorts.- .75 Bran --- .130.1 Hake .............................................. 30 per box i -- , l If you enjoy the programs of the "Dough Bays" write and tell them so. They'll appreciate it and so will we., | We Are Receiving This Week Fresh Car Load of Direct From the _Mills. "JUST HOME FOLKS"