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tf Holiday J?
both pretty and serv
iceable. Com& in all
colors. A big -Saturday
The handkerchiefs intended for gifta
should certainly be selected here.
We show handkerchiefs by the thous
ands, every kind, from the plain
serviceable handkerchief with its neat
initial to the daintiest, finest, hand
embroidered or lace-edged handker
chiefs. TTe import most of our stock
direct, nvhich enables us to offer a
greater variety of styles. Then, we
buy in immense quantities and are
able to obtain better prices. Just as
examples of .what we can do in the
way of big handkerchief values, note
20c HANDKERCHIEFS, 12 1-2c
Pure Linen Hemstitched Handker
chiefs with pretty fancy initial, regu
lar 20c handkerchiefs, Ojs
at, each L&'ZG
10c HANDKERCHIEFS, 6 FOR 25c
2sice quality Initialed Handkerchiefs,
come in packages of 6, these are reg
ular 10c handkerchiefs; our Og
special price, 6 for ....' OC
TEACHEKS TO URGE
SCHOOL LAW CHANGE
Bisbee, Ariz., Dec 9. The Teachers
association legislative committee will
meet at the Gadsden hotel in Douglas,
Honda', December 2G, to consider and
report on some changes deemed neces
sary in school laws. The members ot
this committee are: President Babcock
of the university of Arizona, territorial
school superintendent Moore, president
Mathews of the Tempe Normal, super
intendent Loper of Phoenix, and Prof.
Philbrook of Bisbee. The Teachers in
stitute for the entire county will be
held at Douglas, Christmas week.
A sacred Concert will be given by
the Presbyterion church choir Sunday
The "Whist club was entertained at
the home of Mrs. L. A. Brown. The
next club meeting will be at the resi
dence of Mrs. Blunt on Brewery ave
nue. The assaying classes at the Y. M. C.
A, will begin work Monday, December
12. Chief assayer W. W. Bostrom of
the Calumet and Arizona Mining com
pany, will give free demonstrations for
the benefit of night shift men at the
association building at 1 o'clock Satur
day afternoon, and for day shift men
at 7 p. m.
The case of Francisco Rodriguez,
Get the Holiday Spirit
"Gift-buying" is now the object of everybody and, of
course, you are looking for something suitable for
each person you have in mind. When it comes to
something that will please a woman, we have no hesi
tancy in saying our Holiday Stock surpasses any to
be seen in El Paso. While Holiday bargains can be
found in every Department here, we mention especial
ly the following for tomorrow's selling:
The Biggest Bargain
$1.50, $1.75 and $2.00 Silk Hose
95c a Pair
The biggest bargain of all tomorrow is silk
hosiery. It is well known that the "White House
is "headquarters for fine silk hose" but this is a
bigger value than even we have ever offered be
fore. This is a sample line of silk hose, some of the
most ' famous brands made. It is a pure silk
thread hose, in black and every shade. For your
own wear and for Christmas gifts, we recommend
this dainty hosiery. Regular 1.50, $1.75 and
$2.00 qualities; tomorrow, while g. m
ihe lot lasts, you have choice, "wIC
ONE EXTRA SPECIAL
One of the- new scarfs as a Christ
mas gift will be sure to please.
We are showing every fad of the
season in scarfs the Egyptian
novelties, the handsome fur bor
dered scarfs, the beautiful lace and
tinsel scarfs in fact every scarf
novelty of the season but we di
rect special attention for tomorrow
to a very pretty scarf at a very
$1 Scarfs SOc
Persian Scarfs, 13-4 yards long,
3-4 yards wide, offered in a great
variety of designs and colorings,
these are regular $1.Q0 values;
Saturday Bargain PA
at '. OiC
We feature tomorrow reliable furs at a low price. These are black hare,
French cooney, China mink and other 'fashionable furs muffs and neck
pieces in a -great variety of styles. The special price quoted is on the
individual pieces allowing j'ou to match a set to suit yourself. These
are fur pieces in values to $7.50 ; d4 QP
tomorrow, choice PTT xO
OUR GUARANTEE We guarantee every fur to be exactly as represented.
See Holiday Window Displays
Buy a Dollar's Worth and
We Will Give You a Dollar's Worth
Tomorrow is the final day of our unique sale.
Everything in stock is interchangeable.
0HD0Mx(fj PARIS .xfj xfevYCWfrffij BERUH VlcWlA JEL PASiflft
I MILLINERY OF THE HOUR 1
charged with assaulting Jesus Garcia
with a deadly weapon, was heard in
judge Murphy's court at LowelL Rodri
guez was bound over to the srand jury
on a bond of $500, which he was unable
Fred Tetiree, miner, is at the hospital
suffering from a broken leg, the result
of a fall of rock at the Czar shaft.
George Green, switchboard man for
the Tri-State Telephone and Telegraph
company, is in Bisbee, installing a
testing apparatus and making changes
in the switchboard.
The street committee of the city
council met with officials of the street
railway to so over certain changes in
track crossings pointed out by the
council as being necessary.
The new time card on the E. P. &
S. TV. will go into effect next Sunday.
The only change in the present time
table will be the morning train from
Benson to El Paso, which will leave
Benson two hours earlier. The change
in time of the morning eastbound train
will permit of connection with the Af
&'. M. train from Clifton.
DON'T DIE IN THE HOUSE.
"Rough on Rats," the Unbeatable Ex
terminator of Roaches, Ants, Mice,
Rats, etc. The secret is, you. not the
maker, do the mixing. 15c, 25c, 75c.
See 'directions how to use in out-build-
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$2.50 Sweaters $1.69
We place on sale tomorrow morn
ing 150 Women's Sweaters. They
are 30 inches long, knit of all
wool yarn, and come in white,
black, gray and cardinal. jXot a
sweater of the whole 150 should
sell for less than $2.50; tomorrow
while the lot lasts, d-i Q
we give you choice at P A U
Especially for, a young girl, a
, sweater is a most acceptable
Christmas gift. You will find
here all the season's styles in
sweaters particularly attractive
are the white sweaters with col
EL PASO COMPANY MAKES
COMPLAINT OX SWITCHING
Washington, D. C, Dec. 9. Excess
switching charges assessed upon the
East El Paso (Texas) Fuel company by
the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe
railroad, the Galveston, Harrisburg and
San Antonio railroad are made the
subject of a complaint filed with the
interstate- commerce commission. The
fuel pomnanv allpfps tVio-i- n- -rr.no
j charged $5 a car for switching when
ctner snippers paid only $3 a car. Re
paration is demanded for the differ
ence, the aggregate being a consider
AVILIj OPPOSE 1V03IEN-
T.VKIXG ELECTIVE OFFICE
Tulsa, Okla., Dec. 9. The Oklahoma
Register of Deeds association at its con
vention today", decided to oppose the
right of five women elected registers
at the last state election to hold such
office. The Oklahoma constitution says
t'nat only qualified voters are eligible
to the office of register.
SEES ELECTRIC LIGHT AXD
TURNS IX FIRE ALARM
,. A telegraph operator at the Postal
Telegraph office saw a light on the
eighth story of the American National
bank building at 2 o'clock Thursday
morning and turned in a fire alarm.
It was an arc light used bj' the workmen.
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EYSTEB'S CO. D. GROCERY
AND MEAT MARKET
Out of the high rent district, no Ben phones
solicitors, no bookkeepers, no pl- S44
lectors to pay, and no accounts to Aut802phone
lose, these are the reasons why we 1691
can save you money on your grocery and meat bills.
Prompt delivery services, wagons leave 8 a. m., 10 a. m.,
2 p. m. and 5 p. m. East El Paso, Altura and Highland
Park every Thursday.
18 lbs. best Granulated Sugar for $1.00
10 lbs. Best Colorado Potatoes for ' 25
10 lbs. best Sweet Potatoes for . . . - .25
Best Butter jBlue Ribbon) per lb 35
English Walnuts, Almonds, Brazil
Xuts, and Filberts,
California Naval Oranges, getting
very good now; all sizes 20c, 25c,
30c, 35c, and 40c.
Large size Tangerines,
Florida Grape Fruit,
Wine Sap Apples,
4 lbs. for
BlacK Twig Apples (Good to cook or
eat) per E
Trmnd w K
Citron, Orange 'or Lemon
Peel, per lb
Layer Raisins, 16 oz. pkgs.
Bleached Sultana Seedless
Baisins, 16 oz. pkg., each...
California Seeded Baisins,
3 pkgs. for
per pkg. y.
Turkish Figs, imported,
extra fine, per lb.
2 pkgs. for
2 lbs. for
2 quarts Cranberries
Extra fine California
Lettuce, 2 for
Valley Celery, extra
fine, 2 for
Bell Phone 865, Auto Phone 1691.
Extra nice plain hams, per H 18c
Extra nice plain, bacon, per lb .- 25c
Home rendered lard (absolutely pure)' per lb . . .17c
Live turkeys (valley raised) er lb . . . : 25c
Home dressed chickens, per lb . .-. . . . y .20c
Homemade pork, sausage, per lb .-.-: v. r. .. 15c
Extra fine large Oysters,- 2 doz. for:".":. : :v 25c
Nice pork roast, per lb ' 17c
Pickled Pigs' Feet, 2lbs. for .'-... 15c
Extra fine home pickled corn beef, per lb ..'... .12c
Heinz ?s pickles in bulk, all kinds.
Extra fine queen olives in bulk, per qt 45c
Eyster's C. O. D. Grocery
Oor, Kansas & Boulevard. Leaders in Lower Prices
STAET A MOVEMENT
FOR AN AUTO LINE
Alpine Business Men Meet
And Urge Line to Fort
Alpine. Tex., Dec. 9. A mass meet
ing of business men and citizens was
held at the office of H. J. Gray, and
organized with Mr. Gray as chairman
and R. C. Armistead, secretars.
The matter of securing an automo
bile line between Alpine and Fort
Stockton was taken up immediately,
the line that had been in operation
in the past having been discontinued.
Every one present concurred in the
opinion that an automobile line was a
necessity, and that it would prove ot
great benefit to Alpine, and would re
sult in renewed trade activity."
It was moved by W. E. Caldwell
and seconded by TV. J. "Sates, that the
meeting recommend that 'the executive
committee of tha Alpine Commercial
club take such action as may be neces
sary to secure anautomohile line be
tween Alpine and Fort Stockton.
The Roccilla ha(t springs in this
countv have been sold by J. O. Lang
ford to J. TV. Rutledge. The pur
chaser will Improve and develop the
property as a health resort.
The Alpine Business- Men's club is
making preparations to entertain
about 50 delegates to the mining con
vention to be held here Saturday. A
banquet Is among the features being
Cas Edwards has purchased the half
interest of his partner, TV. P. Flow, in
the Alpine auto garage. N
The City hotel has passed under the
management of Mis. Isabel Bowles,
and the name has been changed to Ho
Ed Dodson, formerly connected with
the Alpine Guide, has gone to El Paso,
and is on a deal to purchase a newspa
per in southern New Mexico.
The women of the Presbyterian
church realized over $100 by-their ante
Christmas bazaar. 'V
The Alpine Woodmen circle, willave
its annual election of officer, tonight.
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THE CENSUS FIGURES FOR."tiOUS
IANA, SPOKANE AND liiS3IARCK.
TVas'hington, D. C, Dec. 9. The. popu
lation of the state of Louisiana Is l)
656,388, an increase of 274,763, or 19.9
percent over 1,381,625 In 1900. ' The
increase from 1890 to 1900 was 263.03S,
or 23.5 percent.
The population of Spokane, Wash
ington, is 104,402, according to sta
tistics, an increase xf 67,554, or 183.3
percent over 36.84S in 1900.
The population of Bismarck, N. D.,
is 5443, compared with 33i9, in 1900.
Revised statistics of the population
of Tampa, Fla., show its population to
be 37.7S2, an increase of 21,943, or
138.5 percent over 15S39 in 1900. A
previous announcement gave the 1900
census as 38,524.
3 bunches for
3 bunches for
Cauliflower, extra nice,
Hubbard Squash, ,
Mountain Pje Pumpkins,
Extra Fine Wax Beans,
Fine Egg Plant,
EXTRA SPECIALS EVERY DAY
4 large rolls Boss Toilet nP
Paper, for A-OC
5 gals. Best Eupion Oil QJ?
only . OOC
5 gals. Best Grade Gasoline Qg
Country Gentleman Corn, the very
finest, 2 cans
Diamond' H. L. Pumpkin,
2 cans for
Thelco Sifted Peas,
2 cans for
1 lb. can extra fine
Monsoon Peas, 2 for
3 lb. very (best Head Rice
3 medium size Mackerel,
2 e"xtra large Mackerel
Dole's Pine Apple Juice
pt. bottles, each
Dole's Pine Apple Juice
4 oz. bottles, each
Extra fine Hawaiian Sliced Pine
Apple. 2 lb. cans, each OCf
OCCURS AT SOCORRO
Juan A. Gonzales Seriously
Injured and Morales Is
Ysleta, Texas, Dec 9. Juan A. Gon
zalez of Socorro, Texas, was stabbed in
the right shoulder at his home in So
corro last night, and is in .a serious
condition. Estevan Morales, his
I brotherinlaw, was arrested, charged
with the stabbing and later released on
bond after his preliminary hearing had
.been set for Friday.
Dr. N. D. Mitchell of Ysleta was sum
moned to Socorro to attend the injured
man, who Avas left at his home, and
says that while the injury is severe,
Gonzalez will recover.
No reason is given for the stabbing,
except that Morales had returned from
El Paso and they quarreled after which
the stabbing followed.
TEXAS MAY CUT THE
PULLMAN BERTH RATE.
Austin Texas, Dec. 9. Railroad com
missioner Williams proposes to lower
sleeping car rates in Texas and into
and out of Texas. He has filed two
motions with the commission. One
contemplates' the reduction of the rates
within the state, over which the com
mission once before tqok jurisdiction,
and the other the reduction of the in
Mr. Williams proposes that the upper
berth rates be made less than the rates
for lower berths and that the rates for
lower berths and seat charges be re
duced. The proposition would probably
be to clip 50 cents from the upper berth
rate where the lower rate is $2, and
that 20 percent reduction be effected
in the rates for lowers and the seat
charges. " v
XEED ONLY ?S TO PAY
FOR INVALID BOY'S CHAIR.
But $S 'more is needed for the pur
chase of an invalid chair for Leonardo
Atalejo, the 12yearold Mexican boy.
Miss H. Grace Franklin, director of the
Woman's Charity association, says that
they want to raise the balance so that
they may give him the chair Christmas
BUILD ENGINE HOUSE.
Marfa, Texas, Dec. S. The engine
house on the jail grounds is going up
A special session or; the county court
is being held this week. t
Mrs. V. Hogan has srone to San An
tonio for medical treatment.
Miss Carrico will entertain at cards
Saturday at the residence of Mrs. Geo.
Only One "BROMO QUININE"
That is LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE.
Look for the signature of E. TV.
GROVE. Used the World over to Cure
a. Cold in One Day. 25a
112-114 S. Oregon
Offer special bargains in men's
clothing and overcoats, and youths'
clothing and overcoats, and some
special values in men's and boys'
underwear for Saturday and Mon
$16.50 Overcoats, tf - Q Q
now on sale at P lu0
$15.00 Overcoats d1 Q K
now on sale at P A0
$13.50 Overcoats $11 AK
now on sale at V
$12.50 Cravenette Overcoats, on1
$10.00 Overcoats, on sale (j QO
now at . P .70
$15.00 Youths' Suits, t " O Efl
now on sale at nplLmOKJ
$12.50 Youths' Suits, jQ Qff
on special sale tP7J
$10.00 Youths' Suite O Off
now on sale !...pO.O
$8.50 Youths' Suits, d? Cfi
now on sale pQ.OU
$7.50 Youths Suits, dg OC
now on sale pOmOO
$5.00 Youths' Overcoats, 0 QC
on sale at pD.70
$4.00 Boys' and Youths' J0 QC
Overcoats, for ., P.70
$3.50 Boys' Overcoats, d0 7C
sizes 4 to 8,' for V f O
$2.50 Boys' Reefer Over- J vj
coats, for i $ I 9 O
1 special lot of Reefer d Afl
Coats for , P A C&D
Boys' Shirts and Drawers
1 special lot of cotton ribbed shirts
and drawers, "" OJJ
1 special lot good shirts OP
and drawers, each Oi!-
1 special lot of gray and g fr
ecru union suits OvC
JAP CONVICTED OF
Denver. Colo., Dec. 9. Kenkyo Mitsu
naga, a -Japanese, was found guilty of
murder in the first degree and sentenced
to life imprisonment. Mltsunaga was
tried on tile charge of murdering Mrs.
Katherine Wilson, a white woman, by
whom he had been faired to assist in
Mltsunaga was employed by a Jap
anese house cleaning firm and last
spring was sent to the newly acquired
home ot Mrs. Wilson to assist in pre
paring it for occupation. This was
on a Saturday andi on Monday follow
ing Mrs. Wilson's husband, Ridgley
Wilson, "arVived in Denver from Hot
Springs, Ark., and was informed that
his wife was missing. A search re
sulted in finding the dead body of Mrs.
Wilson in the cellar of the new home,
where it had been forced into a box of
Suspicion pointed to the Japanese,
who had disappeared, and for whom
search was begun. He was captured a
month or so later in McCook, Neb.
Mitsunaga on the stand testified that
Mrs. ,Wilson had been murdered by a
white man "with a crippled hand." and
that he himself had been compeled to
assist in hiding the crime by the mur
dered who threatened to kill him if he
refused. Mitsunaga testified that it
was fear of arrest and unfair treat
ment as a foreigner that induced him to
flee the state.
For El Paso and vicinity Tonight
fair and warmer; Saturday fair.
x'or New Mexico Tonight fair, warm
er southeast portion; Saturday gener
For West Texas Tonight fair, warm
er except in the panhandle; Saturday
fair, colder in the panhandle.
Local Office XJ. S. Weather Bureau.
El Paso, Texas, Dec. Q. El Paso
6 a. m. 6 p. m.
Barometer (sea level) 3&.20
Dry thermometer 3S
Wet thermometer 28
Dew point 6
Relative humidity 22
Direction of wind NW.
Velocity of wind 4
State o'f weather Clear
Rainfall last 24 hours 0
Highest temp, last 24 hours 67.
Lowest temp, last 12 hours 36
TUCUMCARI TO HAVE A
Tucumcari, N. M., Dec. 9. The
first meeting of the Parents' associ
ation of the Tucumcari public schools
will be held on Friday, December 16,
at the high school auditorium. During
this meeting a constitution and by
laws for the government of the organi
zation will be chosen.
-The new adobe livery barns being
built by J. R. Wasson on his lots at
the corner of First an,d Center streets,
are about completed. This place ox
business Is to be occupied by Ed Ellis,
who was formerly in business on east
Main street. t
F. T. Ship has purchased the second
hand store formerly belonging to Hen
TVAR. AMONG MEXICAN"
THEATERS GOES INTO COURT.
War has broken out between the
Crescent and Hidalso theaters, Mexican
playhouses in El Paso, as a result of
the arrest late Thursday afternoon of
Maria Coronado, leading woman at the
Hidalgo, whom Alberto Estrada, mana
ger of the Crescent, charges with using
Maria gave bond and said the charge
was spitework. Estrada has also
sworn out a complaint in justice Mc
Clintock's court against the actress.
Maria, two months ago, adopted an
4 Underwear Specials for
$1.00 heavy ribbed half wool shirts
and drawers, on sale, y J
$1.25, 1 special lot of heavy gray, all
wool shirts and drawers, Qp
1 special lot of 2-3 wool gray shirts
and drawers, medium weight, "TJ
each f vv
50c. 1 special lot of heavy gray fleeced
cotton shirts and drawers, A Q
each i O C
Men's Clothing Specials
$27.50 suits, made of fine unfinished
worsted materials, tij O 1 QC
$25.00 suits, come in high class wor
sted materials; &OI"! QC
$22.50 suits for men, made of high
class worsted; A pj Q fj
on sale at J) X 0
$20.00 suits, come in larger range of
patterns and materials; hand tailored
suits ; special i 1 ? Q Cf
$18.50 suits, are made with hair
cloth fronts and hand felled collars;
special l G CH
$16.50 suits, all come well tailored;
different materials, Aio Off
$15.00 suits, come in soft finished
materials; Ain jC"
on sale at t&XdfesOvF
1 lot of all wool worsted suits; made
with hair f rbnt, Ai i Q C
1 splendid lot of wool (2? O QC
suits for pO0
All This Week
we have .
Cut Price Grocery
AXD MEAT MARKET.
Best Fresk Meats and Fancy
40S Wyoming. Botk Pkoaes 1571.
American baby, which was found, de
serted on the steps leading to her dress
ing room. The child was in delicate
health and died three weeks later as
a result of the exposure.
Sennie Jones, a negress, who admits
that she jumped bond In Shreveport,
La., was taken from the Southern Pa
cific's Sunset limited, V arriving in El
Paso at 7:30 Friday norning. by city
detectives on advice from Louisiana of
ficials. The negro was en route to
Phoenix. Ariz. She stated sh was lr-
volved in a cutting scrape at Shreve
Monday night the regular gym class
is to give a gymnasium social at which
time the young moxi with their irirl
J friends will have a repetition of tne
j) nine uiiii nssnemon riaiiowe en.
Men and Women.
Women as well as men are made
miserable bv kldnev nnr? Mo,
t trouble. Dr. Kilmer's SwamD-Root.
the great kidney remedy, promptly re
lieves. Swamp-Root stands the highest for
the reason that it has proved to be just
the remedy needed In thousands upon,
thousands of even the most distressing
At druggists in 50c and SI. 00 sizes.
You may have a sample bottle by mall
free, also a pamphlet telling you all
ahout it. Address Dr. TCHm-r X- Cn
' Binghamton. N. Y.