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/ THE MALAKOFF NEWS F BREAD Made in Henderson County Electrical Wiring ical wiring, call me. rates on all work. C. E. IRBY Times Herald Circulator Flowers, Funeral De- Bride's Boquets, or any in Flowers. Call 178. Sanders Floral and Ever 'reen Company Athens, :-: Texas Bob Johnson's LECTRIC SHOE SHOP Expert Shoe and I]arness Repair Satisfaction Guaranteed D.B. 0WEN, M.D. AN and SURGEON Office in McDonald Bldg. MALAKOFF, TEXAS THE GREATER Athens, Texas TO-DAY Gene Stratton Porter's With Tom Brown and Virginia Weidler Saturday, Nov. 2 Night 10:45 8how Sunday Matinee P|Ou~* LOMBARD [RED MuMURRAY MOnday and Tuesday November 4 5-- Wednesday, November 6 Thursday, Nov. 7 ..o -- - IMPROVED UNIFORM INTERNATIONAL INDAY Lesson CHOOL By REV. P. B. I'ITZWATER. D, D., Member of Faculty, Moody ~Ibls I nstitute of Chicago. Q Wemtern NewsD&t~r UnioL Lesson for November 3 JUDAH TAKEN CAPTIVE LESSON TEXT---If Kings Z5:1-15. GOLDEN TEXT--RighteousneSs ex- alt'eth a nation: but sin Is a reproach to any people.--Proverbs 14:34. PRIMARY TOPIC---A Black Man God Cared For. JUNIOR TOPIC--In Time of Danger INTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR TOPIC--Results of Doing Wrong. YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULT TOPIC--Nations Accountable to God. I. The Siege of Jerusalem (vv. 1-3). 1. The time (vv. 1. 2). It began on the tenth day of the tenth month of the ninth year or Zedekiah's reign, last- ing about eighteen monthL The tenth month, according to the Jew's calen- dar, corresponds to our December-Jan- uary, as their calendar began about the middle of March. The reason the exact time Is given Is that this was to be an event of great importance to tlm Jews in their exile. In their gloomy exile God directed Ezekiel to utter a parable unto the captives of that day (Ezek. 24). 2. The method (v. 11). Nebuchad- nezzar came in person with a large army and encamped against Jerusalem, building forts against It round about. It is thought that several walls were built around the city, shutting It in. On the tops of these walls forts were built from which missiles of destruc- tion could he hurled by their engines of war against the city. With the city thus shut in, its fall was only a question of time. 3. The famine (v, 3). Gelkle says, "It was speedily followed, as is always the case, with an outbreak of pesti. lence. Food was well-nigh gone. There had long been no bread, Mothers were at last driven to murder and eat their children. The richest citi- zens wandered about searching for scraps In the d~ng hills." Even out- side the city the people were starving. "There was no bread for the people of the land." It Is estimated that one-third of the people of Jerusalem died of starvation.- II. Zedsklah's Flight and Fate (vv. 4-7). 1. "The city was broken up" (v. 4). The Chaldeans had succeeded In mak- ing a~ opening In the wall so large that they could make their way into the city In spite of all that the He- brews could do. Resistance was car- tied on to the bitter end. 2. Zedeklah's flight (v. 4). The king with his men of war fled by night to- ward the plain. His object no doubt was to cross the Jordan at Jericho and hide In the mountains east of the Jordan. 3. Zedeklah's fate (vv. 5-7). a. He was overtaken in the plains of Jericho (v. 5). As soon as the Chaldean army discovered the flight they pursued and captured him. b. He was brought to the king of Babylon at Riblah (v. fl). Riblah was a town north of Damascus. It was the king's headquarters from which he directed his armies against Tyre and Jerusalem. Before Nebuchadneszar Zedekiah was tried as a criminal e. His fate. His sons were slain In his sight. His own eyes were put out. He was bound with fetters of brass and they carried him to Babylon where he remained a prisoner to the day of his death (Jer. 52:11). Ill. Jsrusalem Deetroyvd (vv. 8-10). The dismantling of the city was delayed a month, perhaps awaiting In- structions from Nebuchadnezzar who was at Rlblah. The work of deetrue. tlon was executed by the officer next In rank to the kinl. L They burnt the house of the Lord (v. 9). Thls was the sacred temple lmnt by Solomon, with additions and alterations. Before burning it, they plundered It of all Its sacred con- tents. 2. Burnt the king's house (v. 9). This was doubtless the palace built by Solomon. 8. Burnt all the houses of Jeru- salem (v. 9). The implication Is that the common houses were left for the people (v. 12). 4. They broke down the walls of Jerusalem. The aim In this was to render the walls useless as a means of defense. IV. The Disposition of the Temple Furniture and Priests (vv, 18-21). I. The temple furniture carried to Babylon (vv. 13-17). The pillars of brass and the brazen sea were broken into pieces by the Babylonians and to. gether with the utensils were carried to Babylon. 2- Certain officers and priests taken to Rlblah (vv. 18-21). These officers and priests and three seore men of the land were taken to Riblah, where they were slain by the king of Babylon. The events recorded In Second Kings cover a period of 308 years. God had said, "If thou wilt. then I will"; they had Invited disaster by disobedience. Ezporienee In youth we learn how little we can do for ousselves, In age how little we can do for others. The wisdom of ex- perience hi incommunicable. A Good Mu It is better for a city to be governed by a good man than by good IAI~.-. Aristotle, u Natm'e Nature never stands still, nor ~ther; thel ever p up or $o clews.--- "Finis" Written for Last Private Bank Clnelnnati.--The final chapter In the history of what was believed to have been the last privately owned bank tn the United States was written In the office of the clerk of courts here recently. "Finis" was written when all books, papers and records of the Citizens' Bank of Harrison, Ohio, were deposited In a vault. The bank was founded more than 50 years ago by Frank Bowles, its sole owner, Two years ago Bowles decided to retire and with the approval of the state banking de- p~rtment started liquidating his bank. All creditors were paid In full Tomdfish Ugliest Creature Irregularly splotched, dark-brownlsh IffaY In color, the toadflsh Is the fish- erman's curse. It is ~robably the ugli- est creature Nature ever created. It ranges between 1S and 20 inches In ength, has a fiat head and body, and a tail flattened vertically. Along the body sides from broad Jaws to tall runs a palr of convoluted folds of skin. Their four short legs end In thick feet. Their heads are covered with warty tubercules. They are extremely voraclons, in tlmir food habits, and snuggled In the mud at the bottom of a stream will snatch at any baited hook that comes their way. Their bite ~i like a bulhlog's. Glacier Cooled Wine The century-old wines In the cellars of the Jungfrau Joch hotel on the sum- mR of the Jungfrau In Switzerland are guaranteed to be Ice cold. They are stored In cellars excavated from the eternal 4~ineler on which the hotel I! bullL ' I Texas Centennial Under Way I "Emblematic of all the soil and soul of Texas," was Governor James V. Allred's description of the stirring ground-breaking ceremony at Dallas October 12. which began construction on the $1,200,000 State of Texas building at the Texas Centennial cen- tral exposition. The top photo shows a comely Senorita greeting the Governor with an armful of Texas Centennial roses, while the lower catches the dynamite blast which broke ground for the magnificent State building. Lumber Dealers J. M. Composition Shingles Cedar Shingles Corrugated Iron Roofing Roll Roofing Malakoff Lumber Co. "Everything For the Builder" MALAKOFF People who have commissioned us are continually report. ink in our favor because we have given them a perfectly appointed service and because our conduct has been correct. BALLARD FUNERAL HOME Phone 25 MALAKOFF. TEXAS Phone 100 % .... ..":'-" : 4 "Colds" are dangerous! Leading doctors tell us that fifty per cent of all disabling diseases STARJ with a "common cold." Thus the cold germ becomes America's Public Health Enemy Number One. Any sudden change in temperature as you go from a warm room into a cold one disturbs the heat-regulating apparatus ot the body and makes it susceptible to cold germ attacks. Even the brief time that it takes to answer the telephone in an unheated hall is sufficient. Fight against "colds." They create a condition of depressed physical vitality which is favorable to infection and aid the progress of serious organic diseases that frequently result in death. The common cold germ shows no raver. Invisible but dangerous, this Num- bet One Enemy ot Public Health skulks like a ban- dit of the night ready to rob you o! good health. If your home is inadequately heated . . . if you "huddle" in one room during winter, sudden temperature changes are unavoidable. Your family goes from an over-heated room where the temperature has climbed as much as ten degrees past the point necessary for comfort, into a cold hall or adjoining room; then shivering and chi, lled, they return to the heated room. This happens many times a day. Each time it happens they have made themselves susceptible to highly communicable winter diseases. Fight colds this winter with proper ventilation and adequate heat in every room in the home. ... Community Natural Company Tuu# t~ Thursday night at 6:45, WFAA-WBAP, for vital facts to help you guard your family against Public Healtb Enemy No. I 0