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g&EGINNING tomorrow, we offer the people of El Paso and vicinity
" a most phenomenal sale of fine watches. We are discontinuing the
sale of Gruen watches, and propose to close out stock on hand at once.
To this end, we offer, beginning tomorrow, a discount of 25 per cent on
all Gruen Watches in stocl.
We have a large stock of Gruen watches. They are the famous Verithin
and Ultra-thin models gold and gold filled cases hunting and open
H KSr 3IJ
Again we ask customers to do their
Christmas shopping early. Articles to
be engraved, especially, should be se
lected early. Really artistic engraving
cannot be done hurriedly.
Sons Reflect Mothers
If They Are Taagkt Pelttene. They
Grew Up te Be Polite, Con
By Dorothy Dlx.
WATCH where you will, and
when a man gives his seat to
a woman in a car. nine time
out of 1G you will see that his hair is
gray. Rarely, rarely ever, will it be a
boy in his teens.
There is much excuse to be made for
the tired business man who has been
hard at work all day who keeps his
seat during the long ride home, no
matter how many -women have to stand,
but there is no palliation whatever for
the lack of manners displayed by the
boy who is not tired, and who is very
liKely on ma way io engage in some j
atmeuc game, ana wfuo .vmim uio i
while any woman stands.
It makes the beholder -wonder -what
sort of mothers rear these hoodlum
youngsters, and what any woman can
be thinking about who does not instil
respect and consideration for women
in, ft taAM BftTCV
Certainly it gives you a very iow
under all State and National Pure
Food Laws. You can pay a
higher price, but you cannot get
a baking powder that will raise
nicer, lighter biscuits, cakes and
pastry, or that is any more
Your money back if K C fails to
please you. 1 ry a can
No Matter . Where You Go
Our service may cost more, but it's worth it. Spots
don't return in a few days wear of the garment as they
are bouod to do from cheaper work.
MHF MF DYEING AND
nXJIlVJLEO CLEANING WORKS
218 Mesa Avenue. Tel. 786. 787, 791. 701 Texas.
A Phenomenal Sale of
Discount On Gruen Watches
face. Both ladies' and gentlemen's watches are offered.
This phenomenal sale of fine watches would arouse interest
at any season of the year, but it is especially opportune now
when Christmas gifts are being planned. Every young man
longs to own a fine watch, and parents or friends should take
advantage of this substantial discount
Beginning tomorrow, our entire slock of Gruen Watches
SH be offered at a discount op TWENTY-FIVE PER
'The mere thought of buy'
ing a diamond should sug
gest Silberberg s
& a n . AAiiVaa
opinion of her, and Of the family from
which the boys comes, for at least until
a lad is grown, he bears the home
stamp upon bis every action. If he
treats -women without respect. It is be
cause he has seen his mother treated
that way by his father. If he talks to
a woman with his hat on his head, it
is because he has seen his father do so.
If he sits while an eld woman stands, it
is because he has never been taught
any ideas of chivalry toward age and
helplessness. If he sits while any
woman stands, it is because his mother
has never taught him the first element
of good, breeding-
A mother should see to it that from
the 'time her boy is old enough to lift a
chubby hand to his head and tumble his
little fat legs off a chair, and tall
enough to reach up to a doorknob, that
he should observe at least all of the
elementary forms of courtesy toward
I often think that there is nothing
else in the world so ironie as that
women should complain of the boorish
treatment that they receive from men,
even often from their own husbands,
and yet do nothing to stop it when they
havo the remedy in their own hands.
There ian't a mother In the world with
a son -who Isn't forming that boy's
manners and ideals, and determining
at our risk.
everv garment must be
fresh, clean, and well
pressed. Coats, overcoats,
suits, furs, gowns, etc.,
that you wish to use will
look like new if sentto us
we can Dut new life into.
We realize that there are many people
whn havp no timp In shon riming rKp
day. To accommodate such peopie,
our store will be open evenings ie-
jnnnine next Mondav. December 9th.
how he is going to treat; every woman,
from his wife down.
It Is his mother who is deciding
whether he shall be a lout, who sits in
street cars while old women stand; who
jostles a" woman with a baby; who
swears at his female employes when he
gets to be a man; who bulldozes and
browbeats his wife, and who tramples
as much as he dares upon every woman
that he meets as long as be lives.
Which are you doing, mothers? Are
your sons growing up to be gentlemen,
or street car pigs? By their manners
we know them. And we also know
you, for you are responsible for the
way in which your boy grows up.
3Tew Rugs Just In.
We have just received a big shipment
of new rugs. These are Axminsters and
Brussels, and all sixes were included in
the shipment. We wauld like every one
In El Paso to see these rugs. The beau
tiful patterns and rich cclo'inge will
appeal strongly to you. Many people
make it a praotiee !o give "the house"
a Christmas present each year. Why
not do so yourself, and this Christmas
give "the house" a new rug? In the
shipment of rugs was also included
some new patterns in linoleum. EI
Paso Household Furnishing Co., cor
ner Mills and Stanton streets.
AT THE CRAWFORD.
Hoyt's "A Texas Steer" is by far the
best comedy Albert Taylor ever played
and if the applause which greeted this
play is anything to go by, it was one
of the best comedy plays ever seen in
El Paso at any price. "A Texas Steer"
will be repeated all week -with matinee
Wednesday and aSturday. Advertise
ment. HIPPODROME SKATING REVK.
Fifty fiber roller skates for ladles
are arriving by oxpress shipment. In
dies learn to skate any mornlnsr free
, from ten to twelve with lady instruc
tors, .aiusic morning, aiiernoon ana
PATHE WEEKLY AT CRYSTAL.
The Fathe Weekly will be shown at
the Crystal today. It contains views
of vice president Sherman's funeral;
Servians going to war; Sixth artillery
in action; president-elect Wilson, etc.
A Blograph and a sea drama complete
the bill- Advertisement
MRS. ROBERT GOBLET DIBS
AT nER PARIS RRS1DSXCB
Paris, France, Dec. t. Mrs. Robert
Goelet of New York, died today at her
Mrs. Goelet's maiden name was Har
rietts Warren. She was married It
Robert Goelet in 1879, by whom shs
had two children, Beatrice and Robert
F. I Pitman has gone to Columbus,
K. M., on business.
Genuine Mexican nand drawn work
teacloth with six dollies, "3.50 a set, at
Kline's Curio Shop, Little Plara.
IT'S FINE FOR
SIIUIon.' of Catarrh Victims Rave TFsed
Booth's HYOMEI with Wonderful
This picture shows
the litUe hard rubber
HYOMHI Inhaler the
If you own one you
can get a botUe of HT
OMEI (llctuld) for only
If you do not own
one, $1.00 will secure
for you a complete out
fit including inhaler.
And now you have in
your possession some
thing that has banished
more cases of catarrh
than all the catarrh spe
cialists on earth.
Just breathe HYO
MEI that's all you have
to do no stomach dos
ing. The soothing, heal
ing air passes over the
l n f la m e d membrane,
kills the germs and
heals the inflammation.
It is guaranteed to
end the distress of catarrh, coughs,
croup and colds, or money back. Dis
tributed by Kelly & Pollard and drug
Booth's HYOMEI 'pronounce U Hlgh-o-me)
is Australian Eucalyptus and
other grand antiseptics. It contains no
I cocaine or other injurious drugs. Adv.
GEN. TRUCY AUBERT IS
Dinners and Luncheons
Gen. Trucy Aubert commander of
the federal troops at Juarez was the
guest of honor last night at :i Mexican
luncheon given by Mr. and Mrs. F. Wells
Brown, at uieir residence, j.aj.a jea
avenue. The house was decorated with
the Mexican tri-colors, and the aaill-
' tary effeet was carried out with Ice
cream in the form of cannons. A vari
ety of native Mexican plat2s and dell-
. racles were served with refreshments.
1 There were 16 guests present includ
ing' consul K C. Llorente and Mr. and
Mrs. Alberto Madero.
The Woman's Missionary society
of Trinity Methodist church, met in
regular business session in the church
parlors, Tuesday afternoon at 3:30.
Mrs. I. J. Ayres presided. After scrip
ture lesson, election of officers was
held, resulting as follows: President,
Miss Alice Carre: first vice president,
Mrs. C. C. Henderson; soeond vice
president. Mrs. Robin Gould; third
vice president. Mrs. D. IX. Smith; fourth
vice president, Mrs. S. & Blrchfield;
recording scretary, Mrs. T. J. Wood
side; corresponding secretary, Mrs. J.
C Schuller: county treasurer. Mrs.
1 Danielson; foreign treasurer, Mrs. D.
Hurley; local treasurer, airs. w.
Sachs; agent Missionary Voice, Mrs.
Trottl; press agent, Mrs. C "W. Web
dell. Announcement was made that the
"week of prayer" offering amounted
Mrs. C. T. Race, chairman of the soli
citing committee of Trinity society,
reported 45 cakes received and dellverjd
to the soldiers at Ft. Bliss for Thanks
giving day. The meeting closed with
prayer by Mrs. D. M. Smith.
Monday night at 7 oelock at the First
Congregational church two additional
trustees were elected: Judge W. A.
Hawkins and Edwin Burt. Music, which
Which was rendered by Mrs. Helen Rob
erts, Mrs. W. J. Price, who sang "The
Rosary," and M- E. Rhein. A repast
was served by Mrs. Myles Hanson after
The trial of "Jennie Brice" will bo
held Tuesday evening at the St. Clem
ent's men's club. The attorney's, wit
nesses and jury will be selected from
among the spectators. Judge P. F.
Bdwards will be the presiding judge.
The Fhilathea and Baraca clubs of
the First Presbyterian church "will
meet in the church parlors on Thurs
day, December 5. The hostesses for
the day will be Misses Rosemary Pel
ham. Marguerite Iverson and Rose
The meeting of the Woman's aid of
the First Congregational church which
was to have been held on Thursday
afternoon was deferred until Thursday
afternoon. December 12, on account of
tile enchilada supper on Friday night.
The Alta Vista Missionary society of
the Methodist church, will meet Thurs
day, December 6, at the home of Mrs.
R. G. Ansley, 3S36 Bisbee street.
Miss I sab ell e Valentine will entertain
the Queen Esther circle of the First
Methodist church on Friday evening
at 8 oelook at her home, HOC East Rio
The teachers and officers of the
First Baptist church will meet at the
home of Mrs. T. H. Springer, on North
St Vrain street.
About El Pasoans
S. B. Patton is suffering with a
bad attack of the grip at his home
on Douglas street
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hull are rejoic
ing over the birth of a daughter on
The concert given at the First Bap
tist church Tuesday night was artisti
cally executed. Prof. L S. Tello, violin;
Miss Virginia Bean, cello; Miss Probut
and Miss Alicia O'Neil, soprano, E.
Kniokmeyer, piano and organ, and F.
Q. Billings, piano, -were the musicians.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles It Morehead
are entertaining this evening with a
dance at the Toltec club, in honor of
their granddaughter. Miss Lemire
Miss Vera Ballard will entertain a
number of friends on Saturday after
noon at her home. 207 West Rio
Grande street in honor of Miss Mar
Petticoats No More Jing
Silk Stockings and Fine Shoes Are
the Things That the
Women Sow Sport.
Ill Klbert Hubbnril
THE PetUcoat king Is dead long
live the king!
That is, he is dead financially
gone into bankruptcy, laid down,
cashed in, and a receiver has been ap
pointed. The Petticoat king was president of
I a corporation that nyidc more petticoats
than all the petticoat manufacturers In
On being interviewed as to the cause
of the collapse, the ex-king declared
that less than half the women you now
meet on the street wear petticoats.
We are obliged to take the word of
,the ex.king for it, but seemingly he
knows what he Is talking about
He says that his firm has in stock
petticoats to the value of over $1,000,
000; Uat is, these petticoats cost $1.
000,000 to produce. But they cannot be
scld for half this, simply for the rea
son that the swish and swing and mu
sical rustle of the petticoat aro no
longer in demand.
A few years ago petticoats had color,
and they also "listened." Now, neith
er of these things is desirable.. The
slim princess has created a vogue. The
gown clings like a process server.
A few years ago we had the long
sweeping train. The women picked up
the train and carried it across the
street and the onlookers looked the
other -way. That was the day of petti
coats fluffy, flouncing, frivolous petti
coats. If we ever had a petticoat gov
ernment it was then.
In the days of long skirts and flounc
ing petticoats, women were careless
about their hosiery. And as for foot
wear, they were slipshod and Indif
ferent Now, the coming of the short skirt
demands footwear and hosiery above
The king of Petticoats says that
many women -will wear a pair of stock
ings now that cost as much as the en
tire rest of their raiment
Hosiery is having its brief day. Nev
er was the sale of stockings so great
j prices so high and patterns so varied.
j Shoes, too, command a price, and are
oi . style h.uu uiuiiuuccKs ucvvr uvlvlv:
sefn in history.
The short skirt, the clinging gown.
the scantv underwear, all these, with a
dab of patchouli, catch and iure us.
and the swish and rustle and swing aro
as things forgot. Copyright 1912. In
ternational News Service.
EL PASO HOME TUESDA Y
MISS HALUE IRVIN
Telephones 2030 or 2049, day;
and 345. night
A Distinctive Tailored Suit
The lines of this suit are excellent,
being new and not extreme. The ma
terial is navy blue suiting with trim
mings of brown fox fur. The tiny
vst of light blue, buttons closely, and
is finished with a Robespirre collar
faced with fur. The buttons are of
broase, which harmonizes with the
The skirt follows the most graceful
lines of the season, being a draped ef
fect in the back, as well as in the
front, and being slashed at the seams.
The back draping is lower down and
on the opposite side from the front
This style of skirt gives the grace
ful clinging lines that have almost
superseded the straight silhouette.
El Pasoans Returning
Miss Annie Stolaroff has returned
from a visit with her sister, Mrs.
Harry Hyman, in Waco, Texas.
Mrs. X C Lackland and daughter.
Miss Nannie, are expected to return
from California Friday. Miss Lackland
has been in California for a year and
Mrs. Lackland spent the summer there.
Mrs. George Ellis and Miss Dei Bills
have returned from a visit in Houston,
Texas, for four weeks with ralaUves
The Parent-Teachers associations of
the Mesa and Sunset schools will hold
a Joint meeting at the Mesa school on
Friday afternoon at 4 oelock. Mrs.
George RuUedge, who went to Hous
ton, Texas, from here as delegate at
the Parent-Teachers' convention, will
give her report.
The Parent-Teachers' associaUoQ of
the Sunset school will meet on Fri
day afternoon. December 13.
El Pasoans Away
Rer. John E. Abbott has gone to Van
Horn, Tex., to attend the union meet
ings of the various churches in that
Deep-seated coughs that resist ordin
ary remedies require both external and
internal treatment If you buy a dol
lar botUe of BALLARD'S HOREHOUND
SYRUP you get the two remedies you
need for the price of one. There is a
HERRICK'S RED PEPPER POROUS
PLASTER for the chest free with each
bottle. Sold by Scott White & Co- 3
I Mrs. George RuUedge has recently
, returned from the Mother's convention
I held ia Houston, Texas. Mr, RuUedge,
i who has been treasurer of the ste
j congress, was reelected to the otflca
national president of th Mother s con
areas, Mrs. Schoff, wm present ana.
Being so well pleased with the report
of the treasurer, appointed Mrs. Rut
ladge on the finance committee of the
national congress. Mrs. RuUedge de
clined the office of vice preeident last
year and this year she declined the of
flee of president of the Mother's con
cress. She gives as her reason for de
cllning that the time is net yet ripe
when the Texas president can perform
her duUes, as such, in this remote part
of Texas. Mrs. RuUedge also says that
while the congress does not advocate
the franchise for women, those who are
interested and do believe in it have a
great many sympathizers among mem
bers of the congress. "It has been
done in other states and we realize
that the time is coming when we will
have it and wa must be ready te han
dle the privilege wtneJy and well,
At the directors' meeting of the
Woman's club on Tuesday morning.
the following women were elected in
to full membership of the club: Mes
dames Stanley Bevan, Thomas B.
Goodwin, G. F, Hawks. J. (i. MeGrady,
Miss Alice Ashcroft The. WHirtesles
of the club were extended to Mrs. T. J.
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T the general club day meettng of the
I .wnmaa'a xiuh is hnin? hold. The pro
gram is "Public School Day." The next
music day will come on Wednesday
afternoon. December 11. and will ba
hold in the Hotel Paso del Norte.
The top floor of the Charity Home,
at 406 South Campbell street has
been eonverted into a modern baby
hospital with the funds from the con
cert given by 22d infantry band,
cert given by 22d Infantry band.
Dr. Irving McNeil has taken the
medical work in the Charity associa
tion at the baby clinic
The Sunshine Workers will meet on
next Monday at the home of the presi
dent Mrs. William H. F. Judd. from 3
to 5. This will be the last meeting un
til after the holidays.
Mrs. E. P. Rankin, it. Is entertain
ing the Beta Beta club this afternoon.
When Miss Emma Baldwin, who
with har sister, visited ber aunt and
unele, MaJ. and Mrs. W. J. Fewel, a
lew weeks ago, left here for her home
in Lament Mo for Thanksgiving she
had no idea of becoming a bride t this
year. She was met however at' the
train in, -Kansas City by her school
days' sweetheart Frank Denton, of
Knob Noster. Me., who pleaded his
cause, and a pretty wedding was
solemnised at the Baldwin homo on
The marriage of Jay L. Dutcher and
Miss Amy Schutz will be solemnized
this evening at 7 oelock at the bride's
home. 714 North Oehoa street Rev,
Charles-L. Overstreet will perform the
ceremony and Mrs. Harry H. Schutz
will attend the bride as matron of
honor. John W. Moss will serve as
beet man and Miss Delia Klefer will
play the wedding march- Only rela
tives and the most Intimate friends will
Abel Romo and wife have arrived
from Dallas, Texas. They were mar
ried on Thanksgiving day and left for
Dallas the same morning. They will
make their home at 1011 East Third
Mr. and Mrs. William H. F. Judd en
tertained on Tuesday night with an In
formal bridge party in honor of Mrs.
Margaret Atkinson, guest of Mrs. O. H
Baum. The first and guest prizes were
won ana presented io .Mrs. -aiKinson. i
Judge Frank Hunter won the men's
first Tiri fruit nnnek tvhi urVMl
during the evening and a salad dourse
after the game.
Mrs. K. D. Franklin is entertaining
this afternoon in honor of the Wednes
day afternoon bridge club.
The FortnighUy club will meet on
Thursday afternoon with Mrs. James
Christmas Gifts For Men.
To the average woman, the worst
part of her Christmas shopping la se
lecting gifts for the various men on
har list A visit here will solve most
of her difficulties, for we offer a wide
range of choice in things that any man
would like to receive for Christmas. In
the first place, if he hasn't already got
one, any man would like a good safety
raaor. We have the largest stock of
safety razors in El Paso, embracing the
famous Gillette. Auto-Strop and Dur
ham Duplex. We also show complete
shaving sets, as well as everything in
the way of shaving accessories. A
fountain pen is another excellent gift
for a man. Here you will find the
famous Waterman and Parker pens.
Other Christmas suggesUons for men
are military brush sets, collar and cuff
'boxes, cigar humidors, travelers' cases
(equipped or empty), fine pocket knives
and shaving mirrors. Scott White &
Co.. Mills Building.
Why Not Give
Something that can be
used every day and he an
enjoyment to the whole
family. We have hun
dreds of useful things for
the household. Just re
ceived a large shipment of
Chafing Dishes in All Sizes
Carving Sets and Carpet Sweepers
309 Mills Street
any bat the beat optical work.
That k why, when you need
glasses, you should consult
Segal!. The Segall optical
service k not oaly the best ob
tainable in El Paso, but, you
will not find a better optical
service anywhere m the United
230 Mesa Ave.
J. W. Curd Robt. 3f. Hullia
EI Paso Book Co.
110 MESA AVE.
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Book-keeping, Stenography, Spanish.
DRAUGHOX'S OlSEVESS COLLEGE
R. F. Davis, Mannger. Phone 14S4.
Oat Of Toum Visitors
Mrs. O. Walters and litUe daugh
ter, of Dexter. Tex, is visttlng her
mother, Mrs. Jesse Johnson, at t"-r
home on Morenei street. In Alta
Miss Lucille Snyder, of Clayton. N M ,
-will be the guest of Mr. Charles Lea
veil for several weeks.
Miss Julia, Smith, of Houston. T-t,
who has been visiting Mrs. Van C. W !l
son, is spending a few days with Mrs.
W. E. Anderson.
Mrs. Clara L. Shields, of Marfa. Tex .
Is .visiting her sister Mrs. H. Heitgcn.
of 1920 River street
In all the flurry of your Christmas
shopping, do not forget to have u?
manicure your nails regularly. It
doesn't take much time, and It does
keep your hands dainty. Elite Parlors.
216 Texas street