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THE MALAKOFF NEW,q takes allythlng from tim choicest poll| try and the tenderest slmots of sprout- lag grain to eltrrlon nnd weed seeds. The fact that no loss tllan ~'~ items have been identified ill Its food gives aurae Idea of the bird's resourcefwl- Bess." During tile lnotJths wl~en young crows are being hateiled and reared, the parents are persistent bunters for the young and eggs of wild birds anti poultry. The bureau of bl,:iogleal sur- vey states In a report on crow damage I|George Robertson and H. Brown were business visitors Palestine Monday. The Raven gad Crow Are I Si tera Under the Skin Clear Creek I PO~'S r}tven nll(] Allitbrh.~t's Crow& like |{pale O'th.udy aml the Colonel's The cool weather is greatly l~dy. tire sisters trader the skin. Widie tile raven nq,ped doors, the er4,w taps Miss Evelyn Weir of Baylor enjoyed, and the rain was a ben- eggs of nesting I)lrd~---tlw baneful in- Universit y--eaco spent t h e to everything. The greater lluence of both tile legendary emhlem week.end here with her parents, of the cotton crop has been of death and tile p la':er of cornfields amounts to the sam{, thing. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Weir: gathered and sold, and govern- 'it Is d.ubtfuL" states a t)ltbllcation ment cotton checks are arriving of the United St~ltes Delmrtment of Mrs. W. L. Evans spent Wed- daily. Agrictllture, "whether any other bird nesday in Athens with her daugh. of as gre~lt economic importance to tile farmer as the crow. in food tar, Mrs. Ben Wathen who is Mr. and Mrs. Otis Pelham hablti it is practically omnivorous: it reported very ill. visited his mother, Mrs Lizzy ' Smith of Payne Springs Sun- Mrs. A. Ruthand Mrs. H.B. day. Nutt of Corsicana spent Sunday with their grand-mother, Mrs. Misses Loyette Griflith and W. O. Wilson. Esta Mac Brigg spent Sunday with Misses Leo and Nancy M. McElrath. in at s federal waterfowl sanctuary: SEE J. L. WHORTON for "The chief enemy of the ducks was Gravel a n d Sand. Delivered the crow, This bird destroyed 36 per cent of the eggs." prices from his Trinidad pit.-- There are four related species of Phone 139, Kerens, Texas. 11-3 crowm: The I~'lorlda crow. fish crow. Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Tiner and children were visitors in Corsica- na Sunday with their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Abb Kinnemore, Chief Engineer H. L. Ohlinger Jouther~ and western crow. Dante, the Italian Poet, Wu Native of Florence Dante. the celebrated Italian poet, was born in Florence In the latter part of May, 12(k~; the dateols uncertain. His family was an oh] one. his father with a crew of six men are busy av adherent of the Guelph party In the long feud with the Ghlhelltnes. at this time working out surveys At nine Dante first saw Beatrice in the large acreage block in the Portinarl, then only eight. The "Vlta area south of this city. The Nuova" Is practically a history of his block was recently gotten up for love for her. She enters also Into the Divine comedy. In 12S7 she was mar. John R. Black of Dallas, tied. but ~ot to Dante, who expressed no dlsalqmlntnmnt at her marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Royall and She died soon afterward, tit the age of twenty-four, l)ante himself mat'- children left Sunday for their Born to Mr and Mrs. Bruce Hallon Tuesday, October 3rd a fine 10 pound boy. The little fellow has been christened Joe Edward. Both mother and baby are doing nicely. The cream supper and enter- tainment at the school house Friday night was enjoyed by al: and the sum of $1000 was clear- ed, which will go for the benefit of the school grounds. Bro. Atlman will fill his regu- lar appointment here next Sat- urday night and Sunday morn- ing. E:erybody is urged to at. tend. S. E Hull and Leonard Brigg left Friday evening for West rled about two years later. He became passionately absorbed In tile love of country, and at the age of twenty-four' fought on the side of the Guelphs at the battle of Campaldlno. He was Intrusted with several foreign missions and became nn Important fac- tor In the Florentine government. Time modified hts ardent partisanship, Weir, Roger Harbour and L. J, and he was occupied with plans for Scholi attended the Rose Festival the reconciliation of the Guelphs and in Tyler Wednesday. Gbtbelllnes. In 1303 he abandoned hts public career and spent the remainder of his t]fe In wandering from one city A new assortment of that de- to another and In study. He died at lieious Martha Washington eho Ravenna September 14, 1321. opiates at WEIR'S PHARMACY. America B. C. Whetlmr the first human creatures roamed the wilds of Africa 20.000,000 years ago or whether man first ap- peared In the Gobl desert or some other region remains a puzzle on which geologists never cease to ponder, re- marks tile New York Sun. The con- Miss Florence Nolen Strengtliens Lead In home in Plainview after spend-ITexas to help gather the fleecy ing several days here with herI parents, Mr, and Mrs. Dan Gen-Istaple" try. I I Popular fiirl Contest Miss Florence Nolen is still leading in the contest for the hon- or of locking the corner stone in the new Methodist church on October 22nd. There is just one more week to go, hut anythir g can happen in that time. Aside from winning the $25.00 Diamond Ring which will be awarded by Weir's Pharmacy, the winning contestant will be awarded many other nice prizes that will be presented by other local merchants. In connection with this contest the ladies of the church are plan- ning a "Bake and Rummage Sale" to be held on Saturday, October l4th. The entire pro- ceeds taken in from these events will go into the fund for the com- pletion of the church building. A full program for the corner stone laying services will appear in next week's issueof the News Watch for it. The followin is a list of the contestants with their respective standiug: Florence Nolen .......... 2160 Faynelle Kilgore .......... 325 Lillian Pickel ........... 285 Christine Skiles ........... 135 Grace Flagg .............. 125 Winifred Weir ............ 100 Christine Lindsey ........... 45 The Newshas been requested to announce that the revival at Misses Mattie Lee Robertson the Assembly of God Church Mesdames W. C. Payne, R. I. and Bell McClure of Malakoff will come to a close with the Mr. and Mrs. W B. Payne and baby were business visitors in Dallas Wednesday. Bruce DuBois returned Satur- from Fort Worth where he troversy on man's first home does not has been attending Danforth overshadow In Interest a report on school of Pharmacy. ancient American culture presented by a representative of the American Mu- scum of Natural History. Digging In Dan Gentry, W. E. Phillips their native soil, anthropologists of and A, L. Kirby were business the United States turn up some of the most fascinating puzzles known to stu- visitors in Beaumont Wednes. dents of prehistoric man. When a day. quarry near Folsom. N. M., was ex- amined the remains of extinct buffalo were found. Mounds in Keptucky have yielded skeletons and the re- mains of ancient dwellings believed to mark the site of a town which thrived in the South In 1068 B. C. The Earth's Thin Crumt That the crust of the eartl~ IS only 40 miles thick, and that it must bend when loaded with ocean water, glacial ice, or deposits of sand or mud, is the opinion of a professor of Harvard uni- versity. The professor advances the theory that beneath the surface crusL composed mostly of crystallzed rock, are 1.800 miles of glassy rock shells, which enclose the molten core of Iron and nickel. The shifting of weight, caused by vast amounts of sediment being, carried to sea by rivers, Is one cause of earthquakes, he believes, for Mrs. F. T. Behrmen of Hous- ton spent several days in the city.this week with Mrs. S. R Thompson. New Phantom Kotex--2 pack- ages for 25c at WEIR'S PHAR- MACY. Elmer Stalling was a business visitor in Athens Tuesday. . i ii Mr. and Mrs. John Powers and Mr, and Mrs. Dick Britton and little son attended the Fair in Dallas Tuesday, the earth's crust must adjust Itself A small barn containing a small to the change of weight. Ocean depths, dry land and mountains are also ac- quantity of cow feed on the A. counted for by the bending of the rI~" Clay place in the Phillips.Bat- ley addition was destroyed by fire shortly after noon Wednes. day, A spark of fire, smoldering in some cotton seed hulls from a ~arth's crust due to weights. Hybrid Gives Most Rubbar " A hybrid rubber vine which yields twice as much rubber as either of Its parents bus been produced by tile United States Department of Agricul- ture. It Is a cross between two plants, * both nath-e to Madagascar, one long grown In .Florida as an ornamental plant, and the other naturalized In many places In Mexico and the West Indies,--Scientific American. grass fire earlier in the day, is thought to have been the cause of the blaze. spent the week-end visiting in the ,1, R. McClure home. Mrs. Lena Roberts spent Sun- day with her daughter, Mrs. L. E. Hull. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Price and children of Malakoff spen Fri day night with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T, S, McClure, Among those shopping in Mal- akoff Saturday were Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Carson, Mr. and -Mrs. R. A. Carson, Mrs. Alma Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. Wesle Kelly. Mr and Mrs. Jim Ben her, F O. Griflith and C. H, Chambers. Mankin News [ Miss Hazel Denson is spend- ing the week in Henderson visit- ing h e r sister, M rs. Annell Birdwell. Francis Taaffe spent the week end in Corsicans with her aunt, Miss Floyd King and they at tended the opening day of the State Fair in Dallas Saturday. Otis Pelham and Sam Roberts were Mabank vifitors Monday. Miss Vera Slaughter visited her parents in Malakoff over the week-end. Unemployed Begin Registering In County (From Athens Daily Review) Henderson county's unemploy. ed men started registering today with the recently set-up unem- pioyed bureau established here by the government. The men are being registered for their particular line of work and the government hopes to place most of them on the employed list as soon as road contracts in this country are let. The unemployed office as well as the rehabilitation office is now located in the second story of the Coleman building above t h e Guaranty Bond State Bank. All men without positions are urged to register, L.E. Black is in charge of the registration and this morning a continual stream of men was being registered. Miss Mary Dee Stacy spent Friday and Saturday with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall in Dallas. Oldest House in U. S. The oldest house In the United States is a matter of dispute. The old building on SL Francis street In St. Augustine Is regarded by the St. Au- gustine Historical Society and Instl. trite of science to be entitled to this distinction in the face of records it has examined. ~The headquarters of the organization thl~" b~lding. U. S. Owns Virgin Islands The Virgin islands are owned by the United States. which purcbasad them fl'om Denmark In 1917 for the sum of $25,000.(k90. They had been known as the ~nlsh West htdles until that tlme and consisted of the Islands of St, ~roix, St. John and St. Tholtm~ St. Thomas has the best harbor to be found In the Caribbean sea. Me~! Leggings Desehutes river In Oregon would not bs very popular with women. It abounds with fish. hut its banks are populated by snakes. Fishermen wear mt~h resemble from Uncle Jack at the Navarre Clinic In C0 'sicana states that his con- dition is steadily improving. It Is expected that he will be able to return home within the next few days. Mrs. Paul Powers and baby were visitors in Corsieana last Friday and Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Harbour and Mrs. H. P. Ady were Dallas visitors Tuesday. S. L. Pritehett and John Bank- Nacogdoches last 'Court. Miss Lilla Belle McGary spent the weell-end in Commerce with her sister, Miss Hazel McGary. Miss Betty Mac Teetz spent Monday night with Miss Abbie Owen. Charles Skiles, Jr. attended the boy-scout meeting in Trini- dad Thursday night. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Gunnells an eight pound boy, Mr and Mrs. C, E. Skiles spent Sunday in Kerens with Jess Barnett and family, Mr, Barnett has an injured leg, Prof. Thompson and family attended the East Texas Fruit Palace in Palestine Saturday. There wilt be a Carnival at the Mankin church Friday night. There will be cake and cream, pies and lots of good things to Lncille Mitchell ............ 30 eat, the money will go to help Faye Riddlesperger ....... 301 buy a new piano for the church Rev. Beair,i will preach at the Mankin church'Saturday night Rev. Blah)ck has jnst closed a evening service Sunday. The subject for the last service will be "Conditions of Russia." Roy Weir. Jr. of Tyler was a Main k off visitor Sunday. Joe Barnett is in Athens at- tending Court this week. revival which was largely at- tended. COTTON BELT SCHEDULE NORTH BOUND Train No 104 ......... 2:10 A. M Train No. 102 ......... 2:32 P. M. SOUTtI BOUND Train No. 101 ........ 3:14 P. M, Train No. 103 ........ 9:5~ A. M. --can be had on re.conditioned Electric Radios by taking advantage of the values we are offering now. You can own a radio and enjoy all the entertain. ment they afford for a very'small sum. If you are not where you can take advantage of the electric sets. we have the new improved bat- tery sets which eliminate practically all of the muss and troubles of the old battery sets. Ask for Demonstration "YOUR DRUGGIST FOR 30 YEARS" I | am ROUND STEAK, pound .................... 12 1/2c T.BONE STEAK, pound ..................... 12 I/2c SHORT CUTS, pound ........................... 10c RIB ROAST, pound ................................ 8c CHUCK ROAST, pound ......................... 8c PORK CHOPS, pound ...................... 12 1/2c PORK ROAST, pound ..................... 12 I/2c PORK SAUSAGE, pound .................... 12 1"2c 1 Cured leats at Right Prices! 1 See us for nice FRYERS and DRESSED HENS-also for Hens not dressed. Our price are RIGHT! JESSE ROBERTSON. Prop. MALAKOFF, TEXAS Old D, Perhaps he hasn't been regular calls on you to his annual, monthly or toll, but he has your in his book and sooner will be around to collect cumulated debt in fui interest compounded. not stall him off inl The longer your been neglected the more it cost you to restore the you may have originall ed in it. The most plan is never to let your get old--pay Old Man pittance as you go. It little to make minor and repairs before decay in. See Us About PAINT MALAKOFF @ @ Athens, Texas TODAY! S With Buddy Rogers, Nixon, Frank Morgan, Greta Nisson Admission 10c and Saturday, October 14-- With Ken Maynard )n 10a. m. tol p I p. m. to 9:30 ..... Saturday Night 10:45 A New Show! Sunday Matinee, ()ct. CONSTANCE BEI in With Joel McCrea, liday and Samuel Hinds Come at 9:30 Saturday and see two shows for admission Monday and Tuesday October 1617-- TO It will make you ROAR ': and CRY too. With Alice Brady, Jaekig Cooper, Jimmy and Madge Evans 10c and 25e Wednesday, Oct. 18- Don't Bet On With Lew Ayres Ginger Rogers With the low price of sion being charged each nesday each person uP a seat must pay