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L PASO HERALD
Thursday Dec. 8, 1910.
Ladies' Snit Underwear
$2.50 Fine Wool Union (tQ -f O
Suits, for' tP.lO
$2.00 Fine Wool Union (J -f ijfk
Suite, for pl U
$1.50 Union Suits, rf 1 OK
on sale at .'. vl 0
line Bibbed Cotton Union Suits, come
in regular and extra
2sice quality Cotton Union r j
Suit for v OOC
Two .special lots of .union Suits, in
regular and extra sizes, CA-
for .1 i OvfC
Girls Union Sirits, good quality of
white and gray, " PA
for - OUC
1 special lot of union
Pure all wool vests and d ? A
pants, each tJK- OXJ
2sice wool Tests and
Half wool vests and
pants for, each
2slce bleached cotton vests
and pants, for ...
1 special lot of vests and
1 special lot of children's
iii vests ana -paiiwr, eaun ....
Year's Production of Corn
Alone Would Cancel Na
;tional" Debt and "Then
WILSON MAKES '
Washington, D. C, Dec. 8. Nothing
ahort of omniscience can grasp the
value of the farm products of this year,
Is the statement of the secretary of ag
riculture In his annual report for 1910,
published today. At no "'time in the
-world's history has a country produced
farm products within one year with a
value reaching 18,926,000,000, which is
the value of she agricultural products
of this country for 1910.
The corn crop of 3,121,381,000 bushels'
exceeds that of the record year 1906
and is greater than the average crop
of the preceding five years by 14 per
cent. "While the value of this corn crop
is below that of 1909 and also of 190S.
Its amount belongs to stories of magic.
It ?c&n hardly be reckoned as less than
$l,58i,e08,000, a sum sufficient to cancel
the interest bearing bonds of the Unit
ed States, buy all of thekold and sil
IPDSPIIITilfK 10 DIP IISTinWfil fiCCu
AbnlbULJjMlii Id Bib MiIuIihL AooLl
Justus tne soil requires enrichment to yield abundant crops, so
the Brain requires -proper food, including the Phosphate of Potash and
other vital tissue salts grown hy Mature in the field grains.
scientificall- made of wheat and barley, perfected, by a food expert
to meet "the requirement of brain-workers.
Grape-Xnts, food is concentrated, partially pre-digested and quickly
assimilated. It contains the essential elements in right form to replace
the daily- losses from Brain and body activity.
Postum Cereal Co., Ltd.,
For special bargains in Ladies' Suits, Children's Coats,
Petticoats and Knit Underwear, which will be on sale
Friday, Saturday and Monday.
Ladies' Suit Specials
$25.00 suits for ladies, made of fine
broadcloth and other 'hi"h class ma
terials; on sale
$22.50 suits, made of high class fab
rics, cut after the latest styles: come
in different colors;'
on sale for
$20.00 suits for ladies, come in regu
lar line of sizes and extra large sizes
for stout ladies; d J A
on sale at
np JL J O' J
$18.50 suits for ladies, come in differ
ent styles and
ed 8 A f E?
$16.50 suits, made of pure all
materials; recular and extra
for stout ladies;
stout ladies; &1Q QC
sale at iplJttJ
$15.00 suits, come in
terials; colors, blue,
green and gray; for. .
all wool ma-
Children's Coat Special
$5.00 Coats for small children, sizes
2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 year old; come in
colors white, Ted, brown, blue plush,
and bear skin, also
black caracul, for . . .
$3.50 coats for children, sizes 2 to
6 years of age; come in colors brown,
blue, old rose and white. Made of
fancy plush and bear
skin: on sale at
Children's Bedford Cord coats, sizes 1
to 4 vears; prices $1.00, $1.25, $1.50,
$1.75 $2.00 and $2.50.
Children's and Misses'
$3.50 coats for girls, sizes 8 to 12
years. Come in fancy woolen mater
ials; on sale
$4.00 and $40 children's and misses'
coats, sizes 8 to 12 years: come in
solid and fancy f0 0
colors; on sale at PJ oJO
$6.50 coats for girls S to 12 "years of
age; come in cloth and plush mater
ials. Colors blue, green, red and
brown; on sale $LA. QS
ver mined in all of the countries of the
earth in 1909, and still leave to the
farmers a little pocket money.
The great allied iron and steel indus
tries had, in tne latest census year for
which results .have1 been publisned,
-inn ... 'J,s -rr.nT.tVi rWir R( nor.
cent of the value of this year's corn
The cotton crop of this year may be
worth in lint and seed a round $900,
000,000 at the farm.
The value of the hay crop is about
$720,000,000, an amount which has been
exceeded but once, in 1907; it is 13 pen
cent above the average of the preced
ing five years.
The potato crop has been exceeded
only in two or three former years.
With the exception of the crop of 1909,
which was In a degree an overproduc
tion, the crop of this year is the largest i
ever grown in this country. 328.787.000 ,
bushels, or 8 percent above the average
of the preceding five years.
Exports In 1910.
Cotton -was the principal item of ex
port in 1910, with a value $450,447,243,
and packing house products followed.
with a value of $135,959,373; third in j
order are grain and grain products,
valued at $133,320,41S; after which are
tobacco, $38,115,386; oil and oil-cake
meal, $19,251,012; fruits, $18,504,531; live
animals, $17,447,735. Compared with
1909 there was a decrease in all of the
IS A BRAIN FOOD
Battle Creek, Mich:
Misses' and Children's
$9.00 and $10 Misses
Suits, on sale at
$8.50 Children's and
blisses' Suits, for
$7.50 Children's and
Misses' Suits for
$10.00 quality black coney, made with
tails all around; t Q f C
on sale at J)0T'0
$7.50 Furs, come in black and -brown
coneys, anade in differ
ent shapes, tor
$C.50 Furs, come in a variety of
shapes, black and brown, d j ff
$5.00 Furs, come in different shapes;
black and brown, to QQ
Good large range of Furs in small
and medium shapes; prices ranging
Children's Sets for $1.00, tfQ f
$1.25, $1.50 and P& .UU
$6.50 and $7.50 long Jap
silk kimonos, for
$5.00, one lot of long silk
flannelette double, face
double face flannelette
long flannelette kimonos, on
Special values in long
$3.50 embroidered d
Heatherbloom skirts at. . u)
$3.00 embroidered &O A O
Heatherbloom skirts at. . p 0
$2.00 Heatherbloom and (h tf f r
Hydegrade Skirts P I eOO
$1.50 black Petticoat, A c w
$1.25 1 special embroidered P
$5.00 special lot of heavy quality
ot black and colored taf- d Q 7 C
feta skirts, for 3)0 O
principal items except cotton, for which
the increase was about $33,000 000'
fruits about $2,500,000; and tobacco
Farmer Share of Consumer's Prices
In the case of milk, in 78 cities
distributed throughout the United
States where the subject was in
vestigated by the department, the
farmer receives a scant 50 per
cent, or one-half of the price paid
by the consumer. The railroads get
about 7 percent, so that the remaining
to ijexueui oi tne consumer's pne- is
received mostly by che retailer.
The farmer receives nanily more tnan
half of the consumer's prices m the
case of poultry; 69 percent in the case
of eggs. The secretarv of agriculture
suggests that the problem of high
prices is one for treatment by the con
sumer. "Why do not consumers buy
directly from the farmers?" he asks
A distribution of farm products in this
simple way has already begun In Eng
land where cooperative organizations
of farmers are selling by direct con
signment to cooperative organizations
of consumers in the cities."
Production Per Acre and Population
Production per acre is beginning to
overtake increase of people, declares
the secretary, in discussing one of he
features of his report. "The evidence
is very plain that the yields per acrp
of our crops are now increasing-, and if
the facts were assembled in detail 'or
the states it would be found that the
percentage of increase in yioli of manv
of them Is greater than the percentage
of normal increase of population that
is, the increase of. births over deaths in
the old native element."
Cases reported to the attorney gen
eral for prosecution under the oeveral
laws administered by the department
of agriculture numbered 1738. Pood and
drug cases numbering 990 were report
ed, 766 for criminal action and 224 for
seizure proceedings. Of criminal cases
246 resulted in convictions, 3 in verdicts'
for defendants, 96 were dismissed 152
were pending In courts at the close of
the year, and 252 remained under con
sideration for future action. No len
iency was .shown in cases involving un
fit foods or dangerous drugs.
Fifty-two violations of the meat in
spection law were reported; 18 cases
gave convictions, eight were dismissed .
and 26 are pending. '
The cost of meat inspection during
the year was about $2,940,000. Animals
Inspected before slaughter numbered
Entire carcasses condemned number
ed 113,742; parts of carcasses, 874,211.
That is, about 2 percent of the animals
inspected were condemned in whole or
in part- Tuberculosis caused 46 per
cent of the condemnations among cat
tle and 96 percent of those among hogs.
Nearly 6,250,000,000 pounds of meat
food .products were prepared under su
pervision; on reinspection 19,000,000
pounds were condemned as having be
come unwholesome since the Inspection
at the time of slaughter. A steady im
provement in packing house methods is
Eradication of Animal Diseases.
The work in cattle-tick eradication
resulted in the release from quarantine
of 57,518 square miles. The total area
so far released is 129.611 square miles
in 11 southern states.
Areas aggregating 390,000 square
miles,' including all of Washington and
parts of Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Arizona
and Colorado, were released from the
The efficiency of the serum treat
ment for the prevention of hog cholera
devised by the bureau of animal indus
try, was strikingly demonstrated in a
test at Kansas City. Thirty-five pi&s
were placed inja. pen together, of which
four had beeninoculated with virulent
hog cholera blood, 22 injected with the
preventive serum and nine not treated.
The four and the nine died of hog
cholera, while the 22 remained well.
The secretary says that it is now
clear that the pioneer methods of agri
culture are inadequate for the increas
ing needs of our growing- population.
There is also abundant evidence that
with a thorough knowledge of the soils
and the intelligent application of mod
ern intensive methods the yields per
acre of our staple crops can be increas
ed many times.
Much space is given in discussing- the
work of the bureau of entomology in
its effort to control or eradicate the
The bureau has been largely aided in its
campaign against the moth family by
the importation from abroad of moth
parasites. The results from their im
portation are sufficient to justify
further work along- these lines.
Rodents anil Reforestation.
In attempts at reforestation of, the
treeless areas of our national forests
by the forest service it was found that
on an average half of the seed was dug1
up and eaten or carried away by mice
and chipmunks. Attempts to poison the
animals, however, have proved very
successful. Oatmeal mixed with strych
nine and water, or wheat coated with
hot tallow mixed with strychnine as a
protection against rain or moisture,
proved very effective. The poison
should be distributed several days in
advance of seeding.
Irrigation In-i estimations.
The office of experiment stations has.
endeavored to enlarge its plans to meet
the demands for information. In the
past water for irrigation purposes was
plentiful, great quantities were wasted.
In many parts of the west this old
method still prevails, but the improved
principle of irrigation advocated by the
department Is rapidly displacing- those
oil former days and good results are
noticeable. When the irrigators of the
San Joaquin valley first began irriga
tion they used over nine feet. About
one-third of this is found to be ample
The water users of Greeley and neigh
boring districts in Colorado thoughT
their crops would burn up unless they
had a miner's inch of water to the acre.
Now they are raising crops on the same
ground that are worth about four times
as much with one-fourth the water for
Forest Fires Cosily.
During the year forest fires burned
over an area of 3,000,000 acres, at q
rough estimate at a loss of $25,000,000
and the destruction of over 6,000,000,
000 feet of timber. During 1909 the
burned area was 362,014 acres as com
pared with 115,000 acres in 1906.
It is estimated that there are about
530,000,000,000 board feet of timber on
the national forests.
Reno Barrier "Wins Memphis
"Event Hamilton Has :
Memphis, Tenn., Dec S. Rene Bar
rier established a world's record yes
terday afternoon when he flew more
than 16 miles in 10 minutes and 55 1-5
seconds, thereby winning $50000 offered
by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal. He
outwinged John B. Moisant, who blazed
the way over the course, by nearly
I ei&iii. liiuiuics. duui uaeu oieuui muii-
Charles K. Hamilton in his heavier
biplane missed death by a hair's
breadth, and in his 'effort performed a
spectacular feat of airmanship. In an
exhibition flight he had reached a
height of 200 feet, when his motor died.
Then he started to glide, eventually
striking the earth with a thump; his
machine was wrecked, but he was un
injured, except for painful cuts and
bruises about his face and body.
Roland Garros, who obtained a
broken nose and other hurts when he
fell several days ago, demonstrated his
pluck Wednesday. His ace still ban
daged, he went aloft for 10 minutes.
BY MRS, MAE
Hester: You say you are takiug on
flesh at a rate that dismaj-s you, and
will faithfully follow my advice If I
tell you how to secure stylish slender
ness. I am glad to say you will not
find my directions difficult to follow,
for I do not believe in starving or
violent exercise, to avoid -obesity. Just
get four ounces of parnotis from your
druggist, dissolve it in l1,? pints hot
water, and take a tablespoonful of this
harmless fat dissolver before each
meal. Weigh yourself at the end of
each week for four weeks and you will
be delighted with the result. You will
e lighter in spirit as well as body, for
parnotis benchts the general health.
Mrs. R.: To allay and soothe the ir
ritation and rouginess of your com
plexion caused by hard water, sun or
winds apply a lotion made as follows:
Dissolve four ounces of spurmax In a,
half pint Of hot water and add two tea
spoonfuls of glycerine. Apply with the
palm of the hand and "gently rub un
til dry. Use this inexpensive and ex
cellent face wash daily instead of pow
der or cometic. Spurmax preserves
the skin and beautifies the complex
ion, making it soft, smooth and white.
M. S.: I do not think brunettes are
afflicted with superfluous hairs on the
face 'any more than are blondes. Of
course black or dark hairs are more
noticeable. You can easily get rid of
them if you will use delatone. Make a
paste by mixing a little of the powder
with a little water, cover thejskin. from
which you wish to remove ths disfigur
ing hairs, let remain two or three min
utes, then wipe off the paste and wash
the skin thoroughly with warm water.
Delatone is pretty expensive. Drug
gists charge one dollar an ounce, but It
Is worth it. If the hairs should re
turn they will be thin and almost col
orless and another application of dela
tone will permanently rid you of them.
W. J. G.: Especially at this season
of the year you should be feeling ener
getic, full or life anfi have a good appe
lte. Even though you do not feel
really sick, you should take, a good
tonic to rid your blood of Its impuri
ties and build up your health and
strength generally. Get an ounce of
kardene from any drug store and dis
solve it with naif a cup of sugar in a
half pint of alcohol: then add enougn
hot water to make a full quart This
is a splendid remedy for that run
down, tired, indifferent feeling you
speak of. Take a tablespoonful be
fore each meal and in a short time It
will restore your aDpetite and free
your skin from those "pimples and liver
blotches which now annoy you.
Lucy M.: You have made a great
mistake in neglecting your hair so
long. But it is not too late to restore
it to its former beauty, even if it is
"falling, scurfy and weak hair," as you
call it. Regular use of a good quinine
hair tonic will accomplish wonders. To
make this tonic get one -ounce of quin-
AUTO MAIL LINE
Action of the Department
Causes Protest From Eos
well People and Got.
Roswell, N. M., Dec. S. The Roswell
Auto company has been notified to dis
continue mail service on the auto
route between Roswell and Vaughn, the
order taking effect Wednesday, Decem
The company had a contract for the
service for four years from July 1, 1910,
at $10,950 per year, and is allowed one
month's additional pay.
On the strength of the contract the
Auto company spent $11,000 for new
cars of special build and extra cost and
for road machinery, in compliance with
Prominent citizens, including Gov.
Mills and chief justice Pope, have wir
ed the department to reconsider its ac
tion. It is believed that the officials
are in ignorance of the real situation
here and do not realize what an injus
tice is being done the company and
Judge Pope adjourned district court
from 2 until 4 oclock out of respect
for the memory of K. I. Woodruff, a
former sheriff of Chaves county, who
died at San Antonio, Texas, a few days
ago and was buried here, the services
being conducted by the Elks.
A new diversion dam with flood
gates at the head of the Northern
canal, four miles east of Roswell, is
being built of concrete by W. J. Irwin
& Son, under contract from the Feliz
Ed Barnard and Connie E. Prather
are being tried on a charge of murder
ing David P. Windsor, who was killed
on the plains east of Roswell, July
25, 1910. '
It took the jury trying Charles
MonCgomen- on a charge of selling
liquor without a license, eight minutes
to bring in a verdict of guilty.
The Valjey Fruit and Storage compa
ny's reinforced concrete building, 100
by 198 feet, adjoining the railroad
rightofway, on East Second street, is
being delayed by the non-arrival of
the iron frame work for the roof. It
will be the largest, best equipped
building of its kind in the Pecos valley,
A series of union revival meetings
conducted by Brown and Curry, preach
ing and singing evangelists from Si
loam Springs, Ark are to be com
menced by the Protestant churches of
Roswell on January 8.
The addition to the Citizens' National
bank at Roswell and the alterations on
the main building to make it uniform
with the new building, in charge of
S. P. Demming, the contractor, will be
completed about March 1, 1911.
The new rector of St. Andrew's Epis
copal mission, Rev. Ernest N. Bullock,
and wife, have arrived from Boston.
where' he was rector of St, Matthew's !
tor seven years.
The walls of Chaves county's new
court house are about up to the first
floor and the new jail will soon be
ready for the roof.
Among the prospectors who went
down into the. republic of Mexico a few
weeks ago to inspect Jand at a point
some 300 miles south of the Citv of
Mexico, in the state of Vera Cruz, were
L. Walters and P. J. Amoer, of Hager-
man. They have returned and say it is
the greatest country they ever saw.
SL.OAX TO FIGHT
Washington, D. C, Dec. 3.
Governor Sloan of Arizona, who
called on president Taft Wed
nesday to tell him of the work
of the constitutional convention,
said the proposed constitution Is
about "the worst affair ever
turned out and objectionable to
He declared he is jroing' back
to Arizona to fight against Its
ratification by the people, con
fident that there, has been "a
big change in sentiment -since
the delegates to the constitution
zoin from your druggist, dissolve it in
one-half pint of alcohol and add one
half pint of water. Rub this tonic into
the scalp and hair roots two or three
times a week, and it will restore your
scalp to a healthy condition, feed the
hair follicles, giving your hair new
life and causing it to grow in thick,
long and glossy. Your sister will find
this same quiiftoin tonic the right and
true remedy for her fading, dull and
brittle hair. It will stop the spjitting
and breaking in one or two applica
ons. but she' should continue its usjs
for several, weeks and resume the
treatment whenever her hair requires
it. Read answer to Hermione.
Hermione: You 'must get the dan
druff eft! your head. Dandruff Is a hale
destroyer; it chokes the hair, kills it
and causes it to fall out Don't use.
auap ior snampooing; soap leaves the
scalp dry and hard, and streaks the
hair. I know -of only one perfect sham
poo, and that is canthrox. All first
class druggists sell it. Just dissolve a
jaspoonful of canthrox In a cup of hot
water; pour on the head a little at a
time and Tub well precisely as you
would with any other shampoo, then
rinse the hair and scalp thoroughly
with clean warm water. Canthrox re
moves dandruff, and relieves itching
scalp. It dries quickly and makes the
hair soft, bright and fluffy. For a hair
tonic, use quinzoln described in the
A. B.' R.: It has been indeed a try
ing season for even thetstrongest eyes
and you are only one of thousands who
are suffering from sore, red and in
flamed eyes. To relieve the irritation,
redness and granulated lids, get an
ounce of crystos from your druggist,
dissolve it in a pint of water, and drop
one or two drops in each eye when
ever the eyes feel tirejj, weak or sore.
The use of this home-made eye tonic
gives brilliance and expression to the
eyes, keeping them clear and bright
It is a favorite toilet adjunct with
actresses and society womsn.
"Betty:" I don't know who said
"Any fool can catch a husband, but it
laKes a wise woman 10 Keep one j
out ii comes pretty near to Delng true.
For the sake of your prsent and fu
ture happiness, don't neglect your com
plexion don't let your skin become
salloWy dark, eoarse or rough"; doivt let
It wrinkle or sag. Use this home
made cream jelly for massaging and
as a face cream. Get from your drug
gist one ounce of almozoln, dissolve it
In a half pint of cold water, add two
teaspoonfuls of glycerine, stir well and
let stand over night This Is "the cream
without grease'' it won't cause hair
to grow. Gently massage your face
and neck and yem will find it acts on
the skin, seeking out the deepest lay
ers, the deepest tissues, the deepest
cells and there works . like Nature
works, thoroughly and surely, for skin
ilt-itlLii. puiiij, wim auu II j5SIUiesS. It I
not only restores a lost complexion, but i
creates a new one. . j
MEN'S HOUSE SLIPPERS
All styles from $1.00 to $2.50
This is a three day opportunity to
save some Christmas money.
KINNEY SHOE CO.
J. RACKAM, Jr., Mgr.
L,. C. BARLOW, Mgr.
Bell Phone 334.
Auto. Phone 1334.
THE METALS BUYING AND REFINING CO.
210 San Francisco St.
Burned Retorts, Etc.
Foos Gasoline Engines
Worthington Centrifugal Pumps
General Electric Motors
Let us quote yon price on your complete Pumping Plant.
Write us for catalogues.
Denver Rock Drill & Machinery Co.
520 San Francisco St.t El Paso, Texas. Bell Phone 277Z
A Victor Talking Machine $10.00 to $250.00
An Edison Phonograph $12.50 to $250.00
An Eastman Kodak $1.00 to $125.00
A. G. SPALDING & PROS.'
JERSEYS, SWEATERS, FOOT BALLS, STRIKING BAGS, ROLLER
SKATES, BASKET BALLS, BOXING GLOVES, BASE BALL GOODS,
AND TENNIS OUTFITS.
AH Goods Sold on Easy Payments. Price Lists and Catalogs on
W. G. WALZ COMPANY
103 El Paso St. " El Paso, Tezas
First National Bank
'Capital f. .$ 600,000
Surplus and Profits 1. 225,000
Deposits , .:... 3,500,000
We cordially invite new business connections.
Our new savings department pays A percent on deposits.
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS UNTIL ST O'CLOCK.
C. R. U. 0REHEAD, President. GIO. D. FL0RY, Cu&tr.
JOSEPH MAGOFFIN, V. Pr. C. K. BASSETT, Vict Px.
L. J. GILCHRIST, Astft. Cash.
State National Bank
ESTABLISHED APRIL, t531.
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS, $175,000.
A Legitimate Banking Business Transacted in All Its Branches.
HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR MEXICAN M0N1T.
W. W. Turney, PresL
S. T. Turner, Vice Prest.
W. Cooley, V. P. & Ugr
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS $150,000
GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED ;
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS
ESPECIAL ATTENTION TO OUT OF TOWN ACCOUNTS
CITY NATIONAL BANK
EL PASO, TEXAS.
UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY
Capital, Surplus and Profits, $350,000
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
U. S. Stewart Frank Powers C. H. Leavell H. J. Simmon
A. G. Andreas W. B. Latta B. Blumenthal
J. F. Williams H. M Andreas .7. H. May
YOUR BANKING BUSINESS IS RESPECTFULLY INVITED
"1 Ladies9 Felt House
Q V Sliooers worth $1.50
See Our West Window
V Shoes all leathers
Worth up to $3.00 Pair
City Xatioaal Bank
Ulae & Smelter Supply Ce.
Critcaett & Fergsaoa
Custom Assay Office
EI Paso, Texas.
Gold and Silver Bullion
Dentist Scraps and Sweeps
Jeweler Scrap .,
NuRKets aad Gold Dnst
Bank & Trust Co.
V. E. Arnold, Cashier.
F M. Murchison, Asst. Cashier.
H. E. Christie, Secv.