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THE MALAKOFF NEW8 PUBLI,~IFJD EVERY TllUR,~AY Pos~ffiee at Mal~koff as second class matter. [.a. J, SCIIOLI,, EDITOR Price $1.00 a Year. Advertising.Rates on request. tions and Cards of Thanks must be paid for at regular rate. case of error in advertisement this paper will not be re- more than the cost of the advertisement, Fifty Years Ago in recanvassingand papering the Mrs R. D. here the past week. came across a copy of the old Journal, published by G. P Miller & Company. of its issue ,. December S. 1881, fifty yearsago almost to a day was only recovered in part as because of its advance age be handled without coming to pieces. The paper car- vertisements of merchants in several east Texas towns, and /them appeared a small 2-inch card from Evans & Tanner a a half century ago. composed of W. L, Evans Other advertisements carried the firm name of & Ketcham: Faulk & Faulk, Attorneys: McRae's Saloon and prominent of that day. ,In the editorial column ,was men- Payne was violating the law by invading the Territory. A local item suggested that subscribers bring to load of wood, for which credit on the paper would article in this issue of the Journal under the caption, People Most Gloriously Humbugged" gave an account of the & Co's, the Greatest Show of Earth. to Athens. states the editor, commences with "Punch and side show, which lasted about 15 minutes, after which was introduced as the "Famous Female Acre , This young lady mounted the ladder and started on her peril- on a 2.inch rope. when, to the consternation of all, the and she fell to the ground. She was seriously Next in crder, said the Journal. was the famous circus, before have we been afflicted with such an uninterest- and disgusting performance, although we have witnessed some farces legerdemain Although this pompous impositmn ier the name of circus, continues the editor, yet, not an be seen-that is not a quadruped. The performance p for the most part of such simple feats as school boys ,erform free of charge. The audience, said the Journal, as out after the show. looked crestfallen and penitent, and aman could be found the next day who would own to havinz circus. OilttS b S WtORta tGt. "The Last Parade" Shows "Struggle Of Gang Chief The ominous, menacing phrase "put on the spot" is creeping more and more into newspaper stories, In many large cities Times don't seem to change things very much. That same kind gangsters establish their own . show is still going the rounds today- except, perhaps they are kingdoms, fight their own bat- . rous. In fact, that same article could have had a time. ties, execute traitorous subjects, same these columns a few months ago when the of a circus humbugged our people. a citizen" who has solved the ent From problem of selecting the right man to help in a political cam- |1I I.! wasmngmn paign. He gave liberally to both sides. P~ad th~ Adver~J~men~. I I @ @ Athens, Texas I I I Friday, December 18th "THE BRAT" with SALLY O'NEIL Saturday, 19th. HOOT GIBSON in 'Clearing the Range' Sunday and Monday Dec. 20-21st. "DIRIGIBLE" He went thru hell for wo- man who did not want him. with Jack Holt, Ralph Graves and Fay Wr v Tuesday and Wednesday December 22-23rd and in general behave as if there was no law outside their own peculiar, unwritten code. When a czar of racketeers puts an ene- my or traitor on the spot that man's life is worth less than if he had been legally indicted for murder, The struggle .o[ two powerful gang chiefs is a dominant factor in the Columbia picture, ' The Last Parade", which comes to the itz Theatre Friday and Saturday. One man is a former reporter, who has become king of the underworld and the other is a typical example of poverty bred gangster. Jack Holt and Tom Moore, two popular stars, are featured. The wisecracking type is an in- novation for Jack Holt anJ much interest is attached to his ap- pearance in this new role. Con- stance Cummings supplies the feminine interest in "The Last Parade." -_ - ,__: - =_ @~ STRANGE BUT TRUE ~_ -_- ~ _~ __ The practice of designating the size of nails by the term penny, originated in . England. Nails that sold for ten-pense a hundred were called ten-penny nails. Those which sold for six pence a hundred were called six penny nails and so on. =.--.O.**~ The United States government paid Panama $10,000,000 for the canal zone, a strip of land ten miles 'ide across the isthmus also pays an annual rental of $250,000. Strictly speaking how ever. the United States does not own the canal zone, but only holds it in the nature of a per- lease, with the authority rcise the same rights as though she were the sovereign owner. E. O. DODSON TRANSFER and all kinds of hauling of Maryland spoken in fa- curtailing the power of Federal Government. and more authority in the His.views are be- choed in a concrete way in western states, suggested that the of being tax- Surds of the nation, should up the white man's burden the state in which Perhaps there are matters that might be to the states for Notwithstanding wiZh which affairs can of by Federal au- Washington is an absen- often too far re- aetna} field of to know what is particular territory and unable to sense the local point of view. --.o--- has been perfected by hot can be taken of a second The make it possible man who y m ide U lY the driver of the auto for the bent lender. 4--'O'" time or so. the admonishes shippers presents to mail resul will be the annual glut at the hell- m, but the warning is repeating. Even a few packages disbatched December will help will be no of mail on Christmas ,. A Christmas gift arriving Years creates a poor TRANSATLANTIC with Edmund Lowe and Lois Moran Ill Thursday, Dec. 24th. Dough Raised by High Pressure ii~:iii!iiii!iiiili!iiii: i::.i ".:i \: :" - THE problem of, how to raise { convinced, that Eddie's dough rals- dough---for cup cakes, wasl ing system works. solved the other day by two r~- "'An example of the exhaustive sourceful entertainers, known to research that attends all our solu- radio listeners throughout the tions", was the succinct comment country ms "Sisters of the Skillet". of the "Sisters", as they were pre- Just how tile problem was solved Paring to solve even more perplex- by high pressure, is pictured above, lug domestic problems for their The dough wouldn't rise so Eddie broadcasts over WJZ and esso- East (left) took off his shirt and elated NBC stations on Tuesdays, resorted to old-fashioned, strong- ] Thursdays and Fridays at 8:45 PM. arm methods. I~alph Dumke, his] (E.S.T.) and over WEAF and ms sociated NBC stations, on Mondays partner, who is holding the pan, is end Wednesdays at 10 A. M~ ready to testify, in case you are nOt (ES.T.). ReaCt the AdverUsementL HEADACHES NEURITIS Laugh and Get Rich with Edna May Oliver and Dorothy Lee Ladies' Matinee--10c Men's Night--10c NEURALGIA, COLDS ~A"nenever you have some nagging ache ~r pain, take some tablets of Bayer Aspirin. Relief is immediate! There's scarcely ever an ache or pain that Bayer Aspirin won't relieve--and ne',-er a time when you can't take it. The tablets with the Bayer cross are always safe. They will not depress the 'aeart, or otherwise harm you. Use them as often as they can spare you any pain )r discomfort. Just be sure to buy the genuine. Examine the box. Beware of imitations. ,-. Aspirin is the trade-mark of Bayer manufacture of monoaceticacldester of alicylicacid. 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