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STORE 'CLOSES AT NOON MONDAY
LAS ORXJCES AMD
The office of The Herald for Las
Cruces is in the Hoffman & Tipton
drug: store. This firm will deliver
The Herald each night at the regu
lar rate of 60 cents a month.
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RICH SILVER ORE
IN ORGA3T DISTRICT
Prospectors Ifrorn Nearby
Towns Hurry to Scene
Las Cruces. N. M., Dec. 24. Pros
pectors In the Organ mining- district
of this county .have discovered a vein
of ore which assays from"" 500 to 600
ounces of silver to the ton. The find
is being kept as quiet as possible un
til a company can be organized and the
claims staked, but It is said to be a
News of the find has leaked out and
a number of prospectors have gone to
the Organ district in the hopes of lo
qating the rich qre bearing strata.
This, in connection with the recent
find of nickel vanadium ore, will give
the Organ district quite a boost, and
with the opening of the Stephenson
Bennett mines the first of the year It
is thought 'that the camp at Organ will
begin to boom.
Any New Piano at
Jenkins Piano Co. Store
can be bought during their
Holiday Sale, Now on,
at from 10 to 30 discount
Payments low as $2.00 per week
Tuesday, December 27th, we
make an advance showing of
1911 styles. This showing
will be most comprehensive,
and a cordial invitation, is
m extended lovers of beautiful
ji millinery to oe nere Tuesday
Store Closes at Noon on
CHRISTMAS CANTATA AT
THE METHODIST CHURCH
Las Cruces N. M. Dec. 24. At the
Methodist church on Sunday evening
the Las Cruces Music club members
will present the cantata, "Incarnation,"
which, will take the place of the usual
service and will be given by the fol
lowing members of the club: Mesdames
L. A. Broaddus. A. M. Branigan G. "W
Frenger, J. O. Miller, J. L Monty, Henry
Stoes and H. B. Holt, Miss Doris Brown
and Miss Hill; Messrs. O. H. Brown, J.
O. Miller, Dr. TV. E. Garrison, R. A,
Stevens, profesor Wilcox, G. W. Fren
ger, Henry Stoes and TV. J. Stevens.
Miss Maude Morrison, late of Paris,
France will have one of tne leading
roles, while Mrs. T. -C. Sexton will fur
nish" the violin and Mrs. TV. J. Stevens
the piano music.
Note Our Special Two for One Offer
In addition to above discounts we will allow $2.00 for every $1.00 you
'pay down in thirty days.
If you pay $5.00 down you get -a receipt for $10.00.
If you pay $10.00 down you get a receipt for $20.00 and so on up to
$50.00. This together with, our 10 percent to 30 percent discount makes it
the very best offer ever given the piario buyers of El Paso.
Better put $5.00 in your pocket and come to our store and have one of
our fine pianos sent to your home. It would be the finest Christmas Gift to
the entire family one could think of. Our store will beopen until 10 P. M.
of evenings to give merchants and clerks an opportunity to call.
JENKINS PIANO CO.
Cor. Stanton and Texas.
EB PASO, TEXAS
3IESILLA school house
FURNITURE IS ORDERED
Las Cruces, N. M Dec. 24. The new
10,000 echodl house at Mesilla is al
most completed, the contractors, the
Las Cruces Dumber company, expect
ing to finish the interior next week.
F. M. Hayner and -Joe Lowe went to
El Paso yesterday to see about the
heating plant, a hot water heating sys
tem. The desks p-nd other school fur
niture, aggregating la carload, have
been ordered by Henry Stoes and is ex
pected to arrive so tnat it can be put
In place in time to turn the -school over
to the trustees; entirely equipped,
within the next 15 days.
ELKS DECIDE OX SITE
FOR LAS CRUCES HOME.
Las Cruces, X. M., Dec 24. The Las
Cruces lodge of Elks, at a special meet
ing held in the lodge rooms last night
decided by unanimous vote to buy the
lot next to the new Masonic temple site.
The ways and means committee will
immediately start a campaign for rais
ing thp .necessary funds for the new
GOOD ROADS 3IEEID7G AT
MESILLA PARK TVELL ATTENDED.
Las Cruces, N. M., Dec. 24. The good
roads meeting held at 'the schoolhouse
in Mesilla Park last night was attend
ed by many of the representative citi
zens of that town and Mesilla, and also
by farmers in that locality. ,
Christmas Greeting si
To our friends, customers and all
El Paso, we extend our most '
sincere wishes for a
W. T. Hixson Co.
The Gift House of the Southwest
To all of our friends and customers and to
those who should be, we wish you a
HATTER & J
At St. Regis
CELERY OLIVES RADISHES
..,.-- - BLUE POINTS ON THE HALF 'SHELL
PUREE OF GAME ' STEAMED CHICKEN OKRA EsT CUP
. BROILED LAKE MICHIGAN TROUT, ANCHOVY SAUCE,
HOMMARD GRAMMONT EN CASSELETTE
FILLET MIGNON SUATE' GRAND DUC
SMALL CHICKEN PATTIES, ROYALE
ROAST YOUNG TURKEY STUFFED, WITH CRANBERRYJELLY
ROAST SUCKLING PIG WITH APPLE SAUCE
CAULIFLOWER, HOLLANDAISE STRING BEANS, FLEURETTE
COLD ASPARAGUS, MAYOXAISE
ENGLISH PLUM PUDDING, MARASCHINO OR HARD SAUCE
ICE CREAM ' DEMI TASSE ASSORTED CAKE
From 12 M. to 8:30 P. M.$1.00
7f i a&ljr "ft.
jQCkB? v2 ''Agf$i--'-A n. fc 'Bf
Bob Moore & Co.
We want you to see our
Ties, Handkerchiefs and
Hose to match.
Mufflers are always ac
ceptable and all of the
things that are salable in a
man's store are here.
See our Silk Suspend
ers, Cravats and Umbrel
las special prices on Um
brellas. The postoffice is still
across the street from us.
'LAS CRUCES MEN
IN COPPER COMPANY
Aztec Company at Organ Is
Incorporated With Cap
ital of $1,000,000.
Santa Fe, N. M., Dec. 24. Incorpora
tion papers have been filed by fhe Aztec
Copper company of Organ, Dona Ana
county, capitalized -with a million dol
lars. The incorporators and directors
are: H. H. C. Dunwoody, Charles T.
Johnson, Benjamin R. "Winslow and K.
S. Knapp of "Washington, D. C, and Hi
B. Holt, of Las Cruces, -who is named
the statutory agent.
LA MESA XOTES.
La Mesa, N. M., Dec. 24. Rev. W- F.
Huggett ivill deliver a lecture on Ben
Hur with stereopticon views on "Wed
nesday at 7:30 p. m.
Mrs. F. H. White was hostess of the
Merry Villagers club on Wednesday
There will be special x Christmas
t service at the M. E. church Sunday -with
a sermon by the Rev. Mr. Huggett.
Hart Greenwood has gone to Marfa
to spend the holidays with his parents.
Mts. Dorothy Brown, of California,
will spend the holidays with Mrs. T. C.
Louie and Duth Livesay are visiting
Fay Stamper has charge of A. Green
wood's butcher shop at Anthony.
R. C. Reeder left yesterSay for Phoe
nis for the holidays.
Miss Mary Hurst will spend Christ
mas with friends in El Paso.
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM AT
LAS CRUCES BAPTIST CHURCH
Las Cruces, N. M., Dec. 24. The
Christmas program at the Baptist
church In this city -will be given on
Saturday evening at 7:30 oclock. Those
who will take part Include:
Everett "Wills, Dorothy Sessoms, Ger
trude Candler, Evangeline Fitch, Edith
Sha-w, Henry Fitch, Pauline Garrett,
Harold "Wills, Ethel Bullard, Ollle May
Bullard, Blanche McDowell, Alfred
Duriez, Max Minetree, Frank "Wills,
(Mary Martin, Annie Quesenberry,
Ralph Wills, Isle McDowell and James
There -w;il be a sleigh ride, Santa
Claus -will make his appearance and
a Christmas- tree will be loaded with
gifts for the children.
Sunday morning at 11 oclock there
will be regular services, with special
music, the pastor preacbing upon the
subject of "The Savior's Birth and the
BOOK BY LOCAL MAX OX KOREA.
Las Cruces, N. M., Dec. 24. Rev. J.
Robert Moose, pastor of the Methodist
church in this city, has a book on
the press which will be of local and
general interest, ts title Is "Village
Life -in Korea." Mr. Moose spent 11
years there in the Korean missionarj'
service and he and his children speak
the Korean language fluently.
MANY STUDENTS GO .
HOME FOR HOLIDAYS
Agricultural College, N. M., Dec. 24.
Examinations have ended and many
of the students have gone to their
homes in various parts of the terri
tory, Texas and Arizona for the holi
days. More students remained here for
the holidays this year than ever before.
At a meeting of the experiment sta
tion council recently it was decided to
arrange for a Farmers' demonstration
day on January 28, at the college and
Frederick Warde :gave the student
body a talk on characters of Shaks-
j which had been engaged several days
Las Cruces, X. M., Dec 24. The base- I Jose
meat oi iioriman & Tipton's drug store
was broken into and goods to the value
.of about $30' stolen.
Get your Xmas turkey and oysters
from Peyton's market. Xou will be
pleased If you do.
"NIAGARA FALLS m PICTURES.
The management of the Crystal, will
show a (picture tonight and Christmas
matinee and night which it claims is the
pere. He acted the part of many of the I "n leature mm. m it is an moaan
Pharactor.? a innro ornwrj nf student i drama called The Maid of Aiasara"
and there is not a white person in the
FRUIT TREES ARRIVING
Las Cruces, N. M., Dec. 24. Over 300
apple trees, the- same number of peach
trees, 1000 pear trees and several hun
dred trees of othen varieties arrived
yesterday for distribution to the peo
ple of this valley. Most of these will
be planted at once( although a few
j will be heeled In and planted in the
MISTLBTOE SEASON EXDSj
10,000 POUNDS SHIPPED
Las Cruces, X. M., Dec. 24. The bulk
of the mistletoe shipments have been
sent put from this town and now only
small' local shipments are being made,
most of these going to El Paso, -Albuquerque
and the nearer Arizona, Colo
rado and Xew Mexicp points.
Altogether there have been inore than
10,000 pounds shipped from here "this
season and the industry is in its In
fancy. Xext year the dealers expect to
double this quantity, as tne Mesilla val
ley mistletoe is of high quality, very
green and with an abundance of berries.
ELKS' CHRISTMAS TREE MOXDAY.
Las Cruces, X. M., Dec. 24. The Las
Cruces Elks will have their Christmas
tree in the lodge Tooms on Monday aft
ernoon, when the children -will be pre
sented with their Christmas presents
by Santa Claus.
Enjoy your Christmas dinner at the
St. Regis. $1.00. 12 m. to 8:30 p. m.
Schrafft's chocolates in fancy
ages "At The Purity," 224 Mesa.
characters A large crowd of students
and faculty members attended the
play in Las Cruces.
The students of the department of
commerce a few days ago organized a
commercial club with George Taylor
as president; Kirkpatrick, vice presi
dent, and Miss Lain, secretary.
A good roads meeting was held at
the school building to discuss plans of
cooperation for the building of the
Prof. Schutz is busy sending out gar
den seed for the department of agri
culture at Washington, D. C, to farm
ers who will' cooperate by giving their
results to tha department.
cast, all actors beinsr real indians.
great .Niagara, Falls are shown.
KILLS A MAN; EXONERATED.
Los Angeles, Calif., Dec. 24. After
deliberating hut ten minutes, a iurv
j found J. Howxird Green, not fmilty of
the murder of Thomas B. Skidmone.
The two quarreled about Green's wife
Sept- 30 and the evidence introduced by
the defence was that Green shot because,
he thought Skidmore was about to draw
a knife. The dying statement of Skid
more also was read and in. this Green
TO KEEP OPEX HOUSE.
Las Cruces, X. M., Dec 2"4. The en
tertainment committee of the Las Cru
ces lodge of Elks will keep open house
at the club rooms on Xew Year's
morning for the members of the order.
PLANNING FOR DANCE.
Las Cruces, X. M,, Dec. 24. The
volunteer fire association boys of Las
Cruces are making big preparations
for their dance to be given at the
armory on Xew Year's "eve.
IS FINED IN TWO
COURTS SAME DAY
Fined 25 and costs, amountino- to $21,
in county court late Friday afternoon on
a charge of theft, following a fine of
$50 in police court Friday .morning on a
charge of vagrancy, "wai what happtened
to Nicanor Zarasoza, who Thursday
night at the union station ticket window
belonging to Jose Herrera. but finally
was said to have attempted to take $30
secured only $5. The two fines mora
than deplete'd Zaragoza's supply of
American currency, as he had only
$94.10 when arrested. He had, however,
sufficient Mexican currency to pay the
balance of the fine. I
Following the $50 fine in police court,
Zaragoza was transferred to the jurisdic
tion of justice H. F. Staev, -vho bound,
the man over to dounty court. Judge
Eylar arranged to consider the case at
once aoid the two witnesses in the case,
Jose and Jesus Herrera, left Friday
night for their home in Mexico. Zara
goza entered a plea oi guilty to the
charge of theft in. county court.
Joe Hill, charged with aggravated
assault, pleaded guilts in. county court
Friday and. wa3 fined $5 and. costs.
A Wktn of Beauty is at coy rortwt.
DR. T: Felix Gouraud's Oriental
Craam or Magical Beaufiar.
Seaores Tas, Piaffes.
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sktaBrecaratfeBS." Far sale yaaaraa0U a aacr
Geods Beaten to tie TJaKed Stales, Caaafe aa Earopa.
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A Merry Christmas
Mrs. James A. Marshall and little
sons, of Douglas, are here to spend the
holidays and ar tb mpsts of Mr. and
Mrs. "Geo. Paul, 501 East "Wyoming
WILL CLOSE ON MOXDAY.
Las Cruces, Itf. M., Dec. 24. The
offices in the county courthouse will be
closed all day on Monday. Monday
will be generally observed as a holi
day in Las Cruces.
MANY CHRIST3IAS TREES.
Las Cruces, N. M., Dec. 24. Friday
and today over 200 Christmas trees
were brought into the city, most of
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recommended for everything, but if
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immediate effect is soon realized. It l
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a physician's prescription which has
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thousands of the most distressing
All druggists in 50c and $1.00 sizes.
You may have a- sample bottle of
this always reliable preparation by
mail free, also pamphlet telling all
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From El Paso's
The Lion Grocery Co.
109 S. Stanton St.
D. Bowman. President? V "R. Ma. Vvv "ProaiWi . t? v Krr,rtiAa c
retary; Charles E. Miller, Anthony, X. M.; W. V. Cox, Organ, N". M.
THE BOWMAN BANK & TRUST' CO.
Paid Up Capital $50,000.00
This Bank is in a Position to Undertake Any Kind of Banlcmg Business.
Will Act as Executor, Administrator, Trustee, Assignee.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS.
Las Cruces, Mexico.
PASTOR GOBS TO JEMEZ.
Las Cruces, 2C. M., Dec 24. Rev. Lan
sing Bloom, who has been pastor of the
Presbyterian church at Mesilla Park for
some time and who recently resigned
his pastorate, has received a call to
the Presbyterian circuit, of which! Je
mez is the head, and will make his
home in that town. He will leave on
Monday and make the trip to Jemez by
PILES CURED IX C to 14 DAYS "
Your druggist will refund money 'if
PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure any case
of Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protrud
ing Piles in C to 14 days. tOc.
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