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That's what you albvay.r get when you do your Christmas shopping early. By sho
early, too, you are merciful to the shopgirls, expressmen, postmen and other
Claus helpers. w w a ýo
Will help to curtail your living ex
penses to the lowest minimum.
Our PRICES and TERMS are
within reach of any one's purse.
We have in stock at either our
Uptown or Downtown Store Furni
ture for every room in a house.
Suppose you stop in the next
time you come over and examine
our goods and see how much cheap.
per our prices are.
TERMS: Cash or Open Account.
IOIWITOWI STSORE-12-7230-32-34 IORTH
SLAINRNE AVENIE, IORIER ST. All
PTIOWI TORE--3224-2-21-30 NASA
ZINE STREET, COIIINER PLEASAIT
will hold its surface even
if you best it with a steel
hammer as hard as you can WIN
You will dent the board
underneath, but KYANIZE
surface will be there same as
ever-tough. durable, bril
liant, endurlng KYANIZE ~
Anish. Ask your dealer..
bINSi lbst. bue b t ..
FELIX BORNE, JR.,
611-416 Patters St.
Baesm snd Uae...Strests
That's the kind we've
filled this store with--
Gifts of Value at very
You'll find our shelves and
cases crowded with artistic, beau
tiful articles of
Look through our stock be
fore you buy the gifts you expect
You'll find here thousands of
valaable saggestions, and you'll
be very welcome whether you
purchase or not.
"THE DIAMOND STORE"
624 CANAL STREET
LET YOUR AIM BE
To Do Your Christmas Shop
You will thus avoid the rush. get the
pick of the goods and befriend the tired
Ready ! Aim! Fire!
Buy those Christmas things
"There ain't nothin' very bad about
me. ma'am. there ain't." said the beg
gar at the Boston back door.
"Think notT' said the lady with the
spectacles. "How about your gram
Snpplicant-l'm faint from lack of
food. Rich Lady (generously)-flow
dreadful: Here. smell my vinaigrette.
Point In Verbalism.
Professor (to class in composition)
Some one in the class recently referred
to a woman as of "medium size."
Please avoid this expression in refer
ring to a woman. It smacks too much
of commercialism. Freshman - But.
professor. she might be "on the mar
Hitting Him With the Truth.
Mr. Boastful-1 wonder how It would
seem if I could have all the money I
have given to charity piled on a plate
before me. Mrs. Boastful-I think you
could still distinguish the plate.
Sets Logic at Defiance.
"There is no effect without a cause."
quoted the wise guy.
"How about when a woman changes
her mindi"Y asked the simple mug.
True politeness is perfect ease and
freedom. It siaply consists in treating '
others just as you love to be treated
IE FOR THE WOMAN
WHO CAN CROCHET.
Christmas Gifts That May Be
Fashioned by Her Needle,
The girl who crochets has a great
opportunity to display her skill. espe
clially In this day of beautiful hand
A young girl will be delighted to re
ceive a crochet party bag for Christ
mas. The one illustrated is crocheted
)P_ of rather heavy cotton and finished at
the corners with hand made balls of
the the cotton.
tred The bag may be mounted over a lin
ing of silk or satin in any color that is
CtOCEN PART BAs dil
preferred. It Is made to accommodate m
d the fan. buttonhook and other dainty
trides that a girl is likely to require at
a party or at the dancing class.
Charming For a Young Girl.
In crocheting a bag on this order it
Is not necessary to adhere to this pat
tern. Any motif used in Irish cro
chet may be substituted for the rose
shown here. By the use of judicious
ly adjusted chaina re-enforced with
rows of double or triple crochet made
to look like scallops it may be worked
out to fiorm an oblong piece of crochet
This supplies one side of the bag.
Rows of chains or scallops are run(
around the edge when the two sides
have been drawn together with the
crocheting needle in a row of single
To Keep Handkerchiefs Neat.
This little handkerchief case may be
made in a short time and will prove a
most acceptable gift to any friend, man
or woman. It is fashioned of coarse
crochet silk. The pattern is a diamond
achieved by crocheting a chain of
seven and catching it in the center of
the chain beneath it.
tA square is rst crocheted of these
chains, and then the sides of the bag
are crocheted around and around that
A piece of cardboard padded and cov
ered with silk is tacked to the bottom
of the bag. This square is scented and
made the same sise as a folded hand
Ribbons are run through the top of
the bag so that it may be drawn to
gathe. Theb the hjndhrchich pIlcd
iwide will o held timly inplace Tl
8aeb a beg ls a great comventiemc for list
the traveler, for the handkerehes duS
may be thus cemprussed into the small. atu
st posible amount of spsce an there *11M
wm be no bugr of their wrlnlbtg
Usful Creshet Sifts.
Irish eroAet belts limed with a set
white rlbbes are pretty saesmeee to m
a white tolet. BDuebl to blal of a
pletty meekas em able be .std.
b aoe ala mrmb. he ay he
te m te aasil sesem ee .e
Short Lengths of This Make Attractive
Very dainty powder rags may be
made of short lengths of Dresden rib
bon fringed at the ends. A bit of tla:m
ois is stitched to the under side of
e the ribbon, and it is with this the pow
der is put on. Such toilet accessorie
will be much appreciated by most %u
men and are gifts that are inexpensive
Two bits of fancy ribbon thus fring
ed may be stitched together to make
The dainty colorings and charming
vasdeties in these Dresden ribbons sug
gest numerous uses for such odds and
ends at the Christmas season.
Such a simple thing as a package of
good pins can be placed in an attrac
tive holder. Take a piece of ribbon
five inches wide, fold it in balf and
then fold the edges back on them
selves. Make this case a little longer
than the paper of pins. Fasten the
edges at the corners after fringing
them and place a bow of narrow rib
bon at each end, allowing for a short
ribbon handle. This can be made to
match the bureau trimmings and can
be hung at the side within convenient
MERE MAN'S CHRISTMAS.
The Offerings That Women Friends
May Prepare For Him.
In selecting a gift for a man a girl
is limited to articles for his desk, sofa
cushions, calendars and bits of em
A man will like this attractive case
for brushes, which is made of very I
wide ribbon in a novel blue and white
and pale gree" figared demsi It is
lined with treen china silk and is
itted with separate compartments for
the different brushes. The back of the
cam may be made over a frame of
cardboard, while the front can be
at-Aend with canvas. A narrow
dark blue and gilt braid ornaments the
edge, binds the to0 sections of the
-:-- together and Waves body to the
Sdagn bow of ribbon along whose face
it is ran.
Do not forget a round bae for col.
laIn. A ircular disk of stlR cardboard
six inches in diameter can be cut and
--vered with linen Meurae off a
strip six inches wide and as long as
the eirenmference of the drcl. 8ketcb
some ple design on it, repeating the
motiif three times and embroider.-.
Attach rings to the pper edge and
whip on the straight piece after oalan
lna at the straeirt dae. Ran ribbon
Lat Minute aivkig,
The only Christma) spirit vold by
Jet minute preparation Is a elalex/
--mfnst ior a boldat that i al@ bs
attraetit It is like a wr err who
ss ab* can work onb oder pre
-- for lms she ass the w rk
- €et think of Christmna gihie as
- . a-s-ss, yaear a e -"re C
-- and ke gamel ree amie that M
s t aerslary. The ltastt a Clr t,
b--- gIe l-memm a twesr I as S
-=*&9 gheIL~ Chriettles agh
g~imi IL~raI,..d~~~~~d' .
GIFTS FOR THE
Pretty Headgear and Bags Are
Useful Christmas Presents.
Here is a hood easily made and dain
ty which will prove a useful gift for
the feminine motorist, whether she is
young or old. It is of cloth in brown
and white mixture combined with
plain white in basket weave cloth. The
white is for the band along the front of
the hood atnd for the flaring angular
piece at the back. Cross stitch in
coarse silk is used to decorate the cloth
at the back and on the sides of the
cap. Rosettes of ribbon at the sides
are adorned with large square buttons.
covered with silk. These, too, are fin
ished off with cross stitch. Ribbon ties
fall from the silk rosettes.
Knitted or crocheted hoods are al
ways acceptable, and each season
brings its own particular styles. One
is that it should be comfortable and
stable. Hats, bonnets or hoods that
can be displaced by the wind are worse
t For the outdoor girl there is nothing
in the way of outft or accessories that
has made such a bit as the knitted
t wool sets, consisting of cap, muff ane
Arequirement of utomobillng is is popular that most
ofs thae among our it should beriends some
body who motors, and any tride which
adds to the convenience or comoort of
the motorist will be greatly appreciat
cd, for displaced things are not always to
be had n the e hoss.
Firt Aid outdoo r Motoris nothing
An emergency caseof outfi tted ot with
Sadhesive and court plas ter, ktrips o
game, absorbent cotton, a small bottle
drwool sets, conful si aseting of Illness or acci
dent may be put up in compact form
to be Atowed away in oIe of the pocst
ets of the car, for accidents somes
happen when it irs not possible to get
medical hefor p Then the emergency
cue had its usehs.
A Beauty Bag.
The pretty bag shown here may be
carried on the arm. It may be desiga
ed in colors to match te motoring
An eme Old rosgeny casil ftaced with green
is used for hesive and coumart bag illaster, stratedi
The aowered part is ct oat of small bottle
gle roxide and e of ilk. The edges are
in deep points.
The bag is lined with pale green silk
A usefu ing for narro rilbbon or pale
deen to match the upning is run in
side the ba. A star shaped section
of be silowed away in oned to the bottom
of the bag, thefor end of ts tabs being
medicalght to thep. The of the baeg and
cnished with tiny boItws of be desigbbon.
Thin bag wus tted with tiny pockets,
garnto wbhich cold be silk fapped th powder
borx eztra handke bottle of
is used flts or toilet aeg illustrated.
l to be needed on in outtn of Among
tbheso mlight be cold cram, a small
erk t rouap for the hsdk T n d tary
A assesomoe snrmde ona with the
oTher's fntials emkodwaed ge it I
- ice gift totthe. woman who motors
Oue 8ft of the sort that esmet but
bA asitnl f a nt of riabk ofadle
f theaw gr the the e tsiab bee
In spite of the fact, which is w«:
known, that the sea has receded ~i ..
ancient times, the strateiral l,-:!l..
of the ancient pass of Thermol.y i:e
still Immensely strong. The alte.: ;
tire route by Deleghl. which '....
the hills a mile and a half north .f t:,.
springs by well engineered zigza;-. i
equally capable of defense andl t
into a country of a most diflicult ( II:e
acter. Either pass might Ie hel :
definitely by 5,($) men. The ":i-t
road is absolutely commandehd ft :i
the heights, so that a compnarai:l'
r small force would render it ihjll,:-+
ble, while the flat lowland lyinse ,.ar
the sea is marshy and intersected lI
She-I think we should be able to
live nicely on $3.000 a year. He-l:,:t
my salary Is only $2.000. She-I kwow
It, dear. but my clothes come to $S1.*',
a year. and I have enough now to last
for the first twelve months.
The mean height at which shooting
stars first become visible is eighty-one.
miles. The mean height of their dis
appearance is about fifty-eight miles.
The mean length of their visible path
Is forty-five miles.
For Better Things.
Troubles are often the tools by which
God fashions us for better things.
Henry Ward Beecher.
The finest Indian names are those
which belong to the cloud clan. All
these names are derived from meteor
ological phenomena. They are the
hardest of names to translate from In
dian into English. The great cloud
elan Sioux, whose name was really
Eclipse. was always known to the
whites as Hole-in-the-Day. A certain
cloud clan girl, whose name was de
rived from the beautiful phenomenon
of the slow advance of the approach
ing raincloud, was known to the
whites as Walking Rain-a pretty
name. but one requiring explanation to
Old Times In New York.
In 1789 New York city maintained an
omclal who would whip a servant.
either free or slave, for the master.
charging a shilling, for the job. Petty
thieves were branded for life with a
"T" on the cheek. Mrs. Johanna Young
and another woman convicted of grand
larceny were driven all over the city
in an open cart, then stripped to the
waist .and given thirty-nine lashes
apiece in public and then banished.
"whereupon." says the record. "they
went to Philadelphia."
Car at Ferry, leads to ours
New Orleans Leading
No. 1604 DRYADES S$
For years we sold
hats and trimmings when
in the 3rd District--We are
near to you now--We will
to give you the same kind
6 Grand Milliner
Hats Cleaned, Dyed and
also, -Feathers Cleaned
DO YOU KNOW i
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