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EE PASO HERALD
Saturday, Dec. 17 1910.
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No Gift More Acceptable Than Candy
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is 'often more of the
real Christmas spirit that
will o' the wisp we prate
about and rarely come upon
in the gift of a hem
than in that of a cut glass berry bowl.
Who has not felt a teary sort of
-warmth about the cockles of one's
heart ivhen the removal of dainty
mappings discloses a little gift, no
matter how simple, that has been
fashioned by the loving fingers of a
friend? One pictures her sitting in
the glow of the lamplight, perhaps,
embroidering kindly thoughts into the
bit of work she holds in her hands.
One knows she has given many min
utes 'of her busy life, which is like a
gift of gold in these days of stress
The wise woman will have turned to
account the summer afternoons on the
piazza and the results of her "pick-up"
work will provide many simple little
gifts. The woman "whose pocketbook
will not meet the demands of her gen
erosity should be able to contrive
many charming remembrances if she
is wilHng to give a little time and util
ize materials she may have at hand.
If one embroiders well there is no
end to the useful gifts that mar be
made from a yard or so of linen.
There are the linen napkin rings,
which may be made for each member
of the family if one wishes. These
are made of fine linen which should
be folded double in a band about three
inches wide, and long enough to en
circle the napkin. On one end is the
button and on the other, which is cut
in a point, is the buttonhole. When
these a?e embroidered with a mono
gram or a spray of flowers, starched
stiff and buttoned over a dainty card
they make a most acceptable gift
An embroidered candle shade
mounted on a wire frame, which has
been covered with thin silk the color
of the boudoir for which it Is Intended,
would be appreciated by the woman
who has the "washable" hobby.
An attractive tray may be made by
having an embroidered centerpiece
framed in a plain wood frame. The
back should be covered 'with felt, and
brass handles may be added to the
frame if wished.
From linen crash may be made a
neat covering for the contents of a
suit-case, either bound about the
edges with braid or finished with scal
lop embroidery and having a mono
gram in one corner. Then there is an
infinite variety of bags which may be
made from linen or crash or cretonne,
from the delicately embroidered, lace
trimmed corset bag to the sturdy
kitchen bag for string, or dust cloths,
A most inexpensive gift is crochet
buttons. These may be all the same
size or in assorted sizes. The wooden
molds are first covered with white
linen over cotton cloth, and then the
crochet circle of the proper size fitted
over them. They should be caught on
to a dark green card which might have
a Christmas greeting painted on in
The jabot will be an appreciated
gift again this season as its popularity
has not seemed to wane in the least
These are most acceptable in any
form, either having the tailored effect
of hemstitching and" tucks, primly
scalloped edges and tiny buttons, or
the fluffy, frilly charm of fine laces
and dainty embroideries.
' The baffling "man problem" may
be solved- by the useful shirt 'bag
which will be a joy forever tothe man
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crash, or any similar material, cut like
a great envelope which should be
large enough to contain four to six
shirts as they are folded. The flap of
the bag may be cut to a point or have
rounded corners and should button
over. The bag may be bound with
braid or worked -with a buttonhole
stitch about the edge, and have a mon
ogram in the corner.
The woman who likes to knit will
enjoy making knitted reins for some
child. These are made so as to slip
over the neck of the child like a har
ness and if trimmed with numerous
little bells will be a great delight
They may also be made from ribbon.
The ribbon hoops for the baby, also
with their tiny tinkling bells, may,
quite as well, be covered with bright
knitted yarn. Another gift for the
baby Is a chamois ball. This is made
from pieces of chamois cut about the
size and shape of the sections of an
orange and crocheted together after
the edges have been buttonholed.
When this is stuffed with cotton It
makes a soft, pretty ball.
Another gift for his small highness
which his mother will also appreciate
and his father will borrow when he
has the toothache, is the tiny hot
water bag which has been covered
with a crocheted bag or one made of
A thoughtful little gift for the work
bag is the scissors protector. Cover
a cork with crochet of colored silk and
crochet a chain by which It may be
attached to the work bag. Then when
the scissors are not in use the point
may be stuck into the cork, instead of
boring holes in the contents of the
bag as they have a way of doing.
If one is anything, of an artist,
Christmas shopping Is robbed of its'
terrors, for the things that may be
made from hand-tinted silks or hand
decorated paper are legion. "There are
the delightful Empire shades for the
bedroom lamp, and the smaller shades
for the candle 'or electric drop-light
Por the lamp shade one can get the
wire frame -very cheaply. It is best to
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fit a pattern to it carefully before cut
ting into the water-color paper which
is to be used for the shade. The
shade itself can then be cut all in one
piece. The edges may be finished
with passepartout tape and-the decora
tions should consist of medallions of
paper in two contrasting shades, one
above the other, with a silhouette, if
possible, in the center, or a group of
small figures cut from some old print
About the medallions should be
painted 'delicate sprays of leaves, or if
one is not able to paint, wreaths may
be cut from wall papers of appropriate
More expensive and elaborate shades
have thin silk shirred over the frames
with a finish at the top and bottom of
tiny roses made from ribbon. Another
idea for the bedroom gift is the coloni
al pincushion. Buy one or the inex
pensive glass candlesticks in colonial
design. Cut a small square of card
board, perhaps, about four inches
square, and cover one side neatly with
cretonne. Form a mound-like cushion
of cotton on the other side and cover
with the cretonne. Then fasten the
cushion on top of the candlestick by
fine wires or thread and sew around
the edges of the cushion about a two
inch fringe of white beads. You will
have a most quaint unique cushion.
Sets of heavy white envelopes in the
corner of which have been painted
sprays or wreaths of blossoms .may
contain all sorts of "helps around the
house" such as rubber bands, labels
for fruit jars or medicines, choice
recipes, -and also sachet powders, and
a dozen or so dinner cards all deco
rated for use. For the school girl an
envelope bearing the words "Sweet
Sixteen" could contain sixteen tested
recipes for candy.
Attractive buckles may be made
from padded ovals orcircles of card
board covered with velvet or silk and
having a simple design worked out in
jet beads, or tiny jewels. A sillc cord
-may be fastened through the center of
the buckle and tie buckle then
threaded onto a soft ribbon orJ3ash.
Our Own -
No- Better at
Our Own Factory Output of Candy Has No
Equal for Quality and is Sold, at Half
the Price of Imported
WE FEATURE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Plum Pudding Candy
Fruit Cake Candy
' Vanity Bags
The boys and girls should keep close watch
on our window displays,
SURPRISES DAILY FREE CANDY ' KEEP POSTED
Opp. Post Office
"SEXANB BUY FABM
LA202S IN MEXICO
Pay $2 an Acre for 25,000
Acre Tract in Herino-
Cananea,' Mexico, Dec. j 7. An im
portant land deal was made in Hermo
sillo -wlien 25.000 acres of farming
land was sold for 52 U. S. currency per
acre. The deal -vras made by C. S.
Huberts and JV P. Burford and the
purchasers were C. W. Nugent of
Cuero, Tex., and J. VT. -Simonson, of
Montgomery, Tex. J. L. Burt -was the
owner of the land.
The buyers expect to sell the land
to a company which -will be organized
to handle it, and it will be parceled
out to prospective settlers. The land
Is 20 miles from Hermosillo in the
Bonora river valley.
The Cananea club -will give a char
ity ball at the club house on Saturday
The report that H. Ijawton, of the
Southern Pacific lines of Mexico, will
be transferred to Mexico City, where
new beadquarters will be established,
is said to lb be without foundation.
The company will, however, open of
fices In Mexico City, probably the first
of the year.
The 2ogales-Del Rio train probably
will again be made a daily instead of
tri-weeKly. The time 'table is now in
the hands of the printer.
TWO MEK BEAT AND
ROB CHINESE COOK
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I Entice Celestial Out of Dem
ing and Take $350
Deming, X. M., Dec. 17. "Won Kim, a
local Chinese resident, was badly beat
en up and robbed of $350 about three
rrilp.s -ccfisfc of hfir He was found bv
the roadside by a Mr. Hardwick, who
was on his way here. Hardwick
brought the injured man to town,
where he was taken to the home of a
friend. Kim says he was beaten up
by two men who used two large bolts
about two feet in length. He has
several bad gashes about the head, also
one on his left arm, is unable to see
out of his left eye, and is also unable
to hear. He says two strangers sought
his services as a cook, stating they
had a ranch about 15 miles from here.
rThey secured a buggy and team at
the liverj' stable and drove out of town
with the Chinaman.
At the annual meeting of the cham
ber of commerce A. "W. Pollard was
'elected president, and Lee (p. Lester
treasurer. The board of directors elect
ed are: Roy Bedicheck, R. C. Ely, W.
B. Holt, Dr. J. C. Moir, John Corbett,'
John Hund and C. J. Laughren.
Mr. Ely, the retiring president, re
turned yesterdays from Chicago, where
he has been for several weeks in charge
of the exhibit of Deming and Luna
county at the Chicago land show.
GLOIN&'DGWN TO GET
Calisher's new building is going down
In order to so up. Frames are being
sunk to prevent the earth from caving
while the concrete foundation is being J
poured for the five story department
"While the -workmen were excavating
for the foundation on the west side
Friday a large sized cross section of the
office of the Lone Star Land company,
adjoining the Calisher site, came near
tumbling into the ditch. The walls
were cracked and a large chunk of
plaster tumbled in on the dirt peddlers
In the real estate office.
Hot coffee, hot chocolate and bouillon
'At The Purity," 224 Mesa.
BURNS AT DEMING
It is not the quantity bat
the inherent quality of
that enables it to perform its
mission. It is the one reme
dy universally known and
used because of its ability to
quickly restore lost strength,
increase weight, and vitalize
the nerve centers.
There is vitality in every
dUUil 5 C Mil dIUII
Two Adjoining Stores Also
Owned by Mahonej' Are
Deming, N. M Dec 17. The bard
ware department of Mahoney's store,
opposite the postoffice, was entirely
destroyed by fire late yesterday. The
fire originated from a defective flue.
The tinshop, located in the rear of the
j large building, was saved. All records
i and books were safely taken care of
before the roof fell in. The building
was a frame structure and had been
used for the past 25 years. The furni
ture department was saved by closing
he steel doors leading from the hard
ware store. Showcases were carried to
the street, together with other articles,
before the roof fell in.
The amount of the loss cannot be
ascertained until an invoice has been
made. The building and stock were
both fully covered by Insurance. i
The work of the Deming fire depart
ment, assisted by citizens, -was excel
lent. The absence of any wind during
the progress of the fire made it pos
sible to save the surrounding buildings.
REWARD FOR IHURDERERS.
Bisbee, Ariz., Dec. 17. A( reward of
$50j0 each has been offered by the coun
ty supervisors for the arrest of Pete
liavalla and Batista Marioni, charged
with the "murder of Parker Bowling
and Don E. Faulk, aud the attempted
murder of Ernest Duber.
, TO liCAVB POR HOLIDAYS.
There will "be a "big movement" of
school teachers December 20. A round
dozen of El Paso teachers will depart
then for Dallas and Houston on the
The Missionary society of the First
Presbyterian church will meet Tuesday
afternoon at 3 p. m. in the church par
lors. Mrs. T. J. Jones will be the
leader of the meeting.
M. and"1 Mrs. X.. L. Robinson, of
Grand View, will entertain the Utopian
Bible class of the First Presbyterian
church "Saturday evening at their
Young people of the Baraca and
Philathea classes of Trinity Method
ist church met at the 1iome of Miss
Zoetta Hobinspn, 622 North El Paso
street, Friday night and the Baraca
class held its temi-annual election.
The officers elected were H. If. Sis
mans, president Fred House, vice pres
ident; W. R. Walker, secretary: A. H.
Key, treasurer; Clint Ballard, press
f anthem, "If Ye Love Me Keep My
Commandments: evening solo. "Come
Unto Me" CCoenem), Mrs.H C. S. Pol
lock. Sabbath school at 9:45 a. an.
Classes for all. 'Welcome all. '
HIGHLAND PARK METHODIST
Corner Dakota and Federal. A. X.
Evans. Pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.
m. Preaching service, subject, "Chris
tian Warfare," ll:oo a. m. Preaching
service, subject, "Who Is My Neigh
bor?"" 7:30 p. m. Special music in both
services. Cordial invitation to all..
THE ' FIRST CHRISTIAN Corner
North Oregon and Franklin 'streets. P.
J. Rice, pastor. Services will be held
Sunday as follows Sunday school at
9:45 a. m. Communion and Dreaching
at 11 a. m. C. E. service at 6:15 p. m.
Preaching at 7:30 p. m. The morning
subject will "be. "What Women Have
Done for Missions." In the evening the
pastor will preach on "What One Must
Do to- be Saved," or "The How of
FIRST METHODIST EPISCOPJ
Three blocks east of city hall on Myr
tle avenue and corner of North Ochoa
street. Frank W. Otto, D. D., pastor.
Parsonage 149 North Ochoa street.
Bell phone 1243. Preaching by the.
pastor at 11 a. m and 7:30 p. m.
Morning subject, "The Transfiguration."-
Evening text, "If any man will
come after me, let him deny himself,
and take up his cross daily and follow
me." Sabbath school, 9:45 a. m.. Dr.
D. W. Detwiller superintendent. Ep
worth league, 6:30 p. m. Mrs. H. F.
Durkee, president. Special music at
HOUSTON SailARE B 4JPTIST The
pastor. Dr. J-. J. Bullen. will pi each .in
the morning at 11 oclock, and in
the evening at 7:30. The subject of
the mprning sermon will be "Seizing
the Opportunity." and in the evening,
"God's Works and Man's Deeds." A
cordial invitation is extended to visit
ors in our city to join with us in tha
worship of God at these services. The
Bible school will meet at 9:40 a. in.,
and on Wednesday evening the church
and congregation meets for prayer and
praise at 7:45.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL 1005
Cotton avenue. The Rev. Miles Han
son will preach at 11 a. m Subject,
John Fiske's "From Nature to God."
"This book," says the pastor, "has
helped me more than any other work
on the subject." Miss Stanhope will
sing; accompanist, Prof. Siegers. The
adult class meets at 10 a. m. Subject
of lesson, "New Testament Manuscripts."
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Corner
Boulevard and Stanton streets. Rev.
Chas. L.. Overstreet, pastor. Morning
worship at 11; sermon. "Religion and
the Church." Evening worship at
7:30; sermon, "The Ideal Christian
L.ife." Morning anthem, "Praise Ye
the Father" (Gounod): morning solo,
(selected), Mrs. X.eila Moore. Evening
ACTIVITY IN CATsTIiE IN ,.
THE VICINITY OF ALPINE
Alpine, Texas, Dec, 17. Walter Meas
day snipped two cars of -cattle td Fort
Collins & Clifton bought one car of
cattle from the 02 and three cars from
Rooney & Cotter and shipped thein to
Fort Worth. Mr. Collins is buying
everything in sight! at Marathon today.
W. H. Terry shipped one car of steers
to .Fort Worth.
!R. D. Shields took a 'car of horses
from here to Columbus.
Jim P. Wilson is driving 800 of his
cattle this wetk to pasturage in El Paso
county, near Valentine.
A. S. Gage shipped out six cars of
cows and steers to Fort vVorth.
Misty weather, wifcn occasional light
sprinkling, has prevailed in Brewster
county for the past four days, and tends
to benefit the range by reviving the
grass and allowing stock to feed fur
ther from water.
Robert I. Nevill sold to Chase & Hud
dleson of Kansas City, 14 cars, mixed
cattle, and they .were shipped to Fort
TO REORGANIZE OFFICE.
'FORCE OF PRESIDENT
Washington, D. C, Dec. 17. The
abolition of the office of assistant sec
retary to the president and a complete
reorganization of the executive office
force are provided in the legislative
and executive appropriation bill pend
ing in congress. "
.Lne changes, suggegted by secretary
Norton, to put the executive force on
a permanent and nonpolitical footing,
have been approved by the house com
mittee on appropriations and probably
will become a law.
The civil service does, not now apply
to white house employes. Under the
new scheme, however, conditions
would be practically the same as
though the clerks were in the classi
Instead of two assistant secretaries
to the president at -$3000 a year each.
the new bill provides for an executive j
clerk at 5000 aud a chief clerk at
$4000. An apointment clerk at $3500
takes the place of the present execu
tive clerk at $2500. " !
Two expert stenographers are pro
vided for at $2500 each, an accountant
at the same figure and two corre
spondence clerks at $2250 each. Other,
clerkship salaries run from, $2000 down
to $1000 a year.
The total appropriation for the execu
tive office, including the secretary's
salary at $6000 a year, is $70,320, a de
crease of $500 from the current law.
I will teach you,
M. J. Ely's
102 N. Campbell St
El Paso, Tex.
P. O. Box 757.
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Strictly Fijesh Meats
We never receive a com
plaint about the meat being
tough'; we don't sell that
kind, that's the reason.
If you want to .serve meat
that is appetizing -and a
pleasure to eat, buy from our
SPECIAL PRICES FOR
Sirloin Steaks, per pound 15c
Prime Rib Roasts, per pound 12 l-2c
Legs of Mutton, per pound .&'' "c
Yeal Shoulder Roasts, per pound . .... ..:..."... .156
Hamburger Steak, per pound '. 10c
Live and Dressed Poultry. Fancy ililk-Fed Veal, Home Made Sausage, Pure
Lard, Breakfast Bacon and Surar Cured Haras.
Ground bone meal the best feed for chickens that is known it- makes
J. C. PEYTO
114 N. STANTON ST.
FISH AND OYSTERS
Holmes Dyeing f& Cleaning Works
Plain Skirts, cleaned I .. $1.00
Plain Skirts, dyed .....' 1.25
Pleated Skirts, cleaned ..-, 1.25
Pleated Skirts, dyed 1 . ." ..-.. 1.50
Plain One-PIece Dress3? cleaned ...ju....... ........... 1.50
Plain One-Piece Dresses, dyed l..ZiCJrJk2., -----. 2.00
Fancy Dresses, cleaned - .!.. .....' r...$1.50 to 3.00
- Coats, cleaned 1..V.. -. $1.00 to 1.75
Coat Suits, cleaned .. v $2.00 to 2.50
Coat Suits, dyed $2.50 to 3.00
Opera Coats and Capes, cleaned. .,...v.'... $1.50 to 2.00
Short Gloves, pair, cleaned . 115c; 2. pair J2S
Long Gloves, pair, cleaned ....". .25
Plumes and Fancv Articles cleaned. x
Coats, clearied and pressed ,....'. T. $1.00
Trousers, cleaned and pressed -- -.. ., ........ .50
Vested plain or f ancjv cleaned and pressed ............. .25
Suits, sponged and pressed .75
Overcoats, sponged and pressed .... .. 50c. to .75
Overcoats cleaned I .'.... $1.50 to. 2.00
Xeckties, cleaned, 10c each; dozen 1.00
Hats, cleaned and 'blocked . 75
Hats, cleaned and blocked, new trimming $1.25 to 1.50
Our New Plant and Equipment Enables Us
to Turn Out More and Better Work
TELEPHONES 786, 787, 791
701 Texas Street.. Branch Office, 218 Mesa Ave.
The China Palace
112 SAN ANTONIO ST.
We offer at extremely low prices a fine
HIGH GRADE CUT GLXSS
Very tasty and attractive Hand Painted China,
Berry and Chocolate Sets
Odd Plates and Saucers
Special Prices on China Dinner Sets
We also have a large variety of Toilet and
Manicuring Sets, High Grade Dolls
and an Extensive Assortment of
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