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EL PASO HERALD
EL PASO WILL TAKE INVENTORY
OF ITSELF AT C. OF C. MEETING;
CITY HAS NO CAUSE FOR GLOOM
Br I. K. CltAAVOOL.
STOCK TAKING time has com In)
The cit. as a civic entitv, as a f
..jsmess co-imumty. is goins to take 1
-n inventor nf itself Just as a bus!-1
bouse lakes an inventory each
-ar. The inventory that, is to be
Tken of El Paso will b conducted
1 v the chamber of commerce at a
-ort of an experience meeting. The
-resting- will be held next Tuesday
r igm at tn cnam&er or commerce.
N". Bassett, president of the organ--at.on.
AH ors-aatutloMs allied with
flie rfeasaber of conuwgrrr the
alenmaMhlfi dab, atfclab. Traf
fic dab, YoBMfE Mea Henineu
leajrac mm well mm all dep&rt
raenta f the chamber have been
asked to eeme to the seetlnjt b
a body, r at least be rresented.
At the meeting- the city's leaders
" banking, retailing. Jobbing, man
i factoring and doctors, lawyers and
rachers will be asked to make
-vort talks on how things have fared
wirh them during the past year and
on how the future looks to them.
The meeting will be a summing up
of what the city has done. It wtll
have for its purpose as mnch as any
thing else, the dispelling of gloom
Trherever it exists. That some of it
exists everybody admits.
! Caase for Gloom.
There are a few men who cant
borrow as mnch money from the
The Big Town
1 Paso extends
hearted welcome to
and cowboys, not only during
convention week, bnt every day
m the year. A special invita
tion is offered to all visitors to
avail themselves of oar facilities
and service. Use our telephone
service. Meet your friends here
and make yourself at home.
We'll be glad to answer ques
tions. If you need drugs, cigars or
"freehments you can depend on
the quality of our goods and
Watch Our Windows
Some exceptional bargains are
betas obtained 07- those who
watch our windows In the Mills
Building. Toilet sets, manicure
sets, candy and a number of
other articles have been priced
-'S below regular sellinc price
to start with, and4bea reduced
10c. daily until sold. Better
make a point of looking- at this
display. But early action is ad
vised, for these articles are eer
Time for the Annual
(Xews Item) -Blanks upon
which income tax reports for
1S2( are to be made probably
w--.ll be received at the local
offices of the Internal revenue
Nrithln the next. few days, ac-
ordmg: to W. H. Black, clerk
n charge. CNuf ced.)
Catch Cold Easily?
Better See Your Doctor
If you catch cold easily it's
an even bet you are run down
physically. Better consult your
doctor. His knowledge, training
and experience equip him to tell
what is wrong and prescribe the
proper remedy. Ton may not
need medicine at alL But. if he
(rives you a prescription bring it
to us. We fill it with drugs of
assured purity, freshness and
Meet T.n.- Frfeaas
At oar Fo
Scott White Drug Co.
Safety First Dregafets
314 Sau Fraactseo St.
Ask For it!
F-rTMsrt to fad the
"Mark of Supremacy, ' '
on every bottle of
emnkton that you bay.
This means that you wffl
always ask for
When Yon Think
Think of the
218 S. 1 Paso St.
A complete line of
suitcases and bags'
Opp New Palace Theatre.
banks as they used to borrow. There
are a few men who can't sell as mnch
eoods as they ased to at the old
price. These Just some or tbem
are afraid things are going to th
aot. xui. as ow yew wu ui
reneatedlv by bie business men here
as elsewhere, is a state of mind more
than a condition. It must be dis
pelled. 4 one 'man put It the other
"If we can organize an army
of 44HHM00 aeen and raise bil
lions of dollars and lick Germany,
and meet the emergency fa a year
or tiro. It would be feettsb to Im
agine that we are not powerful
eneuga, courageous enough and
resourceful enough to meet the
present depressed situation. The
gumption of the American people
can do anything It undertakes
El Paso Is threatened with the en
forcement of a minimum wage law.
It Is threatened with a law that will
cut off Its Mexican labor threatened
both by Texas and by Mexico. It is
threatened by constant increases In
freight rates. It is threatened by the
encroachment of Los Angeles, Denver.
Dallas and Sru Antonio on its trade
territory. It Is threatened by low
cotton prices. Bnt in spite of all that
it is growing more rapidly than any
other city in the country.
Suggestions for Remedy.
If we think we are going ahead
here without a fight," said Mr. Bas
sett today, "then we are going to be
sadly disappointed- Bvervthtne; a
town oats everything- an radlvldnal
sets that Is worth while has to be
obtained by righting ana by over
So. the leaders in affairs here will
diagnose the case and suggest the
remedy. To anticipate the remedy it
will probably be something like this:
Learn to take lasses a: we took
Iearn to adjust ourselves to a
oost-war condition which is a los-lcal
reaction from hysteria aad inflation.
Mars to pusn naraer Tor niiarcess.
Centralise our efforts thramrh the
chamber of commerce.
Get closer together throun-h our
organisations so we will understand
each other better aad 1m able to co
And aboveall. be optimistic. The
greatest en in the history of busi
ness in America and the southwest is
just ahead of us.
Bsc- Projects for Xear Pnlnr.
There's Mexico, there's the south -est
yet to be conauered. Ttaum'
another chance for a good cotton
crop since the pink boll worm com
mission decided not to make this a
There Is the 800,000 soon to
be turned loose in the Rio
Grande by the redamnlon serv
ice. There are the new horaseekers
pouring into the southwest.
More, there are renonrces and
sources of strength right here at
home that have not been devel
oped. These, among other things, will be
pointed out as causes for optimism
aad cures for worry.
Each speaker wfll be limited In his
talk, so a large number can be heard
Nation To Celebrate
Birthday Of Franklin
New York. Jan. It- The versatile
accomplishments of Benjamin Frank
lin will htt retoM tlmMMiA
country by various cri&aatxations
January 17. the lltth aaatversary of
his birth. la a noun her of celeb rations-tributes
wm be aid to htm as
a St III Will. ! Mduw. ! .
i . . 1 yHuusop&er ,
dentist. Journal hrt. economist, eales-
J" inropwi; aumwist printer
As au riwyiito e
than one makes. ITVnkBa Is to be
honored on his birthday Vr the Na-
tlona tkriS v Z-.Cl"
is encouraging other celebration of
his work. University of Pennsylva
nia alumni Tbm . w tt . 1
. the founder of their alma, mater,
j Ubraries In many cities wm call
, atlotson to Franklin as the rounder
ui mo iirui Horary ra the coienles.
Tioo Held As Suspects
In CUy Market Thefts'
Two men are held In the city lett
as suspects. In connection wits the
alleaen entering of the dry market
on East San Antonio street fTedaes
day morning. The, intruders were
caught at work by WHJ steers, a
watchman, but escaped. Meers told
AAllJ. Tt .n.. , M , . 1 .
the men. Later two men were caught
FIRM SELLS $500,000 WORTH
OF BUNGALOWS IN YEAR
Approximately )SM.tM worth of
bungalows was sold hy the PhiUipe
Creel Realty company during; the past
year, according to Kirtlaac B. Creel,
partner In tba firm. -Bustoeco Is Mill
keeping up, as the sales for last
month amount to &(,. he saU.
The following bungalows were sold
during the month: Paul Leteo to A.
Crosier. ZSM Grant avenue. ;&: R.
25? to A. e Ortaor. 813 San
Marcialstroet. SSM; H. a Overstreet
to G. Duncan, 207 Bast Boulevard
sg-eet. J59M; J. W. Phnitpo to J. B.
Wee. 12 Lebanon street, SM: J.
W PhUllps to Mrs. Nellie Hayes.
1M-H Lebanon screet. J10.rj.
h ,Slrr.'?n5!,"2?' to LeH Bolstou, lots
bloc S5. East El Paso: A.
H. Carrington to Nellie Hares. 1112
West Main street. : Lilht Rol
ston to Arthur Voslay. titt Tolarosa
street, J5504; J. W. PhTllps to Edgar
Pnell. X1S Lebanon Krt? tS:
James U Marr ft Co. to A. W .Tolbert,
MIS La. Lox street, ; John w.
Phillips to J. M. Perrett. Government
BUI. J 5000; John W. Phinipe W
P. Blxler. !a 4 Sod block. Persuing
Drive. WW: John W. Phillips to
JUchard N. Gourney. Pershlag Drive.
15769; Albert Mercer to W. G. Gra
ham. Montana street. HTSo; James F.
Knox to J. F. Dnhan, Ms Oro street.
tUSs; Marr Brothers Investnent com-
11 j - Lt. nnsseti, esas nkuers
Highway, ltoe. and Mrs. Elizabeth
Baird to .Fannie G. Kavatha. the
Union hotel. H0O0.
WAR VETERANS 1NSTAL
OFFICERS FOR NEW YEAR
Officers of Hamilton Fish cams.
No. 2, United States War Veterans,
were installed at a mestisg Tuesday
night. The lnstalation was conducted
by reUrtng commander J. M. Mor
rison, comrade Joseph An a tin acting
as master of ce-eroonle. Mr. Morri
rlson was presented with a past com
Officers for 121 are: Commander.
John Kerrigan; senior vice comman
der. Frank A. Sanders; junior viee
commander, A. B. Conrad: national
aide de camp. Joseph H. Meyer: of
ficer ef the guard. Alexander S. Car
ruthers; adjutant. V. B. Koenlg:
anartennaster. F. M. Filler; chaplain.
J. W. Ashley: surgson. Dr. J. C Dy
rt; trustees. Capt. H. Speth, Charles
C Gibson and John M. Kelly.
U. S. WATCHMAN HURT
WHKX HE DROPS PISTOL
Jack Chlshold. a watchman at the
local United States immigration sta
tion, had a narrow escape when he ac
cidentally discharged bis automatic
Pistol. Chlsholm was following a man
m vhsj u huss a- ion WHICH BIS gmMll
dropped from its holster aad -was die-
wicna bcu. no ICCCIWWj lieu WOOIUXS
in bis chest and left shoulder. He
will be back on duty within a lew
SOU. Greater Yalues m
Coats At $19.50
FOR Greater Popular Day we
hare assembled 80 highly de
sirable coats. In fact the price for
our Greater Popular Day is prac
tically a fraction of what these
coats formerly cold for. There is
a good range of colors sad sixes.
They are Uk lined aad have for
- eoikrs and cuffs. Offered for
Greater Popular Day at the bob-
There are lots of mornings left
when a Beacon blanket robe win
find a hemtj wehwiie These an
offend in regulation Beacon de
signs sad there a a f nil range of
sixes to select from. These for
merly sold at $7.50. Offered for
Greater Popular Day
THE most ardest supporter of
idea knows that it is-often de
sirable to preserve an appearance
of unity in the costume by hav
kg k all of oae color.
We have on display, blouses in the
pepalar dark shades, as well as
white aad flesh. These are made
of georgette, crepe de chine, crepe
meteor asd satin and trimmed with
beadiog, embroidery aad real filet
lace, ijeog am snort e A r
sleeves. Special at.
Introducing 1921 Spring M8L
nery at Ike Nominal Trice, $7.45
A MOST nansusl offering this
early in the season is this
special on hats, composed ef satin
aad taffeta hats, combinations of
celophaBe braid aad others with
pretty designs of silk embroidery.
They eeme in smart sailors, tar
baas aad roll brim shapes. These
hats are the product of high ssaas
miBraery manufacturers, a great
aaay being from the House ot Sal
linger. These hats have only the
best of materials used in. them
aad are offered as a special fur
Greater Popular '7 AC
Day at iff I .'xij
MEN'S AND BOYS
Ken's fine black gated kid hue
shoes in two styles. One is a nifty
BagHss model with medtnwt nar
row toe and rubber keeL The other
k Riverside combination list, low
round toe with saog fitting atel
aad instep. All sfees aad widths
Regular $130 values. Special for
Greater Popular Day fQ f(
only at iPiv.UU
Little men's Goodyear welt bee
hoes in Bmhocaay color, round
toe sad low heeL Special for
Greater Topolax Day
For Greater. Popular Day we
offer tke following attractive
Women's black long grain genuine
leather dress saK eases. Sbe 18
to 34 mehee, neatly frahwed aad
weB made. Lined with neatly fig
ured mercerised sateen. Shirred
pockets in Bd and ends. Special
We offer a reduction ef 26
our entire stock of trunks, be
sad nit eases.
BOUDOIR SLIPPERS $1.75
S a farther proof of low
v prices, just Bute this item
For Greater Popular Day only we
offer 100 pairs of women's black
kid boodotr slippers. These ha.it
quilted insoles and are ornamente-J
with a black silk pem-posa. Siae
range 2 to 8. Greater 7C
Popular Day Special.. tjl. I D
Included in this assortment you
will find mercerised, half ben
and pure linen table damask.
Lengths of from 1 yards to S
yards. Pretty patterns sod good
assortment. Greatly anderprieed.
ff cab Hj y
Cor. Mesa Ave. and San Antonio St.
Greater Popular Day
Demonstrating Still Further The Greater Values
Now Possible At The Popular Dry Goods Co.
Novelty Laces 95c, $1.9 S
Less Than Half
r OT half, but considerably less than half
former prices. Here is a still greater
value for Greater Popular Day. In fact it
has been several years since we offered items
eqaal in value to these. Our inventory dis
closed many novelties in laces that we desire
to dispose of immediately. In most instances
these are show pieces, the very cream of
French and American creatioM. . The styles
are all good and are just what is the most
in demand today. You w31 find s3k net
bandings and flouncing., s3k embroidery in
self and cxxrttastiog colon.
Lot No. I consists of bands and edges that
formerly sold up to $3.00 per yard. Greater
Popular Day Special 95 C
CHAMOISETTE GLOVES 49c
Genuine ehamoisette gloves in white and nat
ural in a two clasp style. This is a dressy
glove for Spring wear aad oae-that is washable
and durable. Broken range of sixes. Greater
Popular Day Special at, AQn
per pair "wC
SILK HOSE AT $1.00
This is a full fashioned silk hose of substan
tia weight with spiked heel aad toe and doable
garter welt Only first quality offered (no
seconds or imperfects). Every pair earries
the "Onyx" standard. All sixes in black only.
We advise early shopping Thursday, as tins is
such an unusual value stocks win not last
through the day. For Greater f -1 ff
Popular Day only, per pair P 1 eUU
Odds and ends in genuine Rogers silver plated
tableware. Every piece is sold with a guar
antee of satisfaction. Broken lots of discon
tinued patterns an offered in this lot at far
less than wholes rile cost. Yon win find in this
collection table spoons, desert spoons, soup
spoons, table forks and many other piece.
Special for Greater Popular Day, (f -j Cf
set of sis for .....PlsOU
Greater Popular Day In
Th.e Girls' Own
Fall eat hsoonseri with the patented governor
fastener at kaee and waist. These are made
of storm serge in nary blue, also mereerized
poplin is blaek. Sires 14 to 22 years. Special
for Greater Popular Day J ry Q j
SUB-DEB GINGHAM DRESSES
afade of standard quality plaids cheek aad solid
color gtaghsm ia styles which beeome the real
large girls aad the little miss. Ma ay small
women use these dresses for moraine wear.
They are attractively trimmed and come in
sisss 11 to 17. Greater Popular
Day Special at
CORSETS AT $1.45
We offer Warner aad Regis corsets in flesh
color ia both tosses! and low boat in light
boned styles. Sisss to 28. Greater C? "I A C
Popular Day only at $ 1 .'iO
SILK AND ART DEPTS.
For Greater Popular Day we offer good quel
ity long cloth stamped gowns as an extrs
special. Then is a wide variety ef choice ir
dainty designs. Sixes range IS, 18 aad 17
These gowns sold formerly at i5Q. For
Greater Popular Day they are fj -J jq
special at $l.Jc7
BLACK TAFFETA SILK $1.49
36 inch black chiffon taffeta. Toe regular
value of this doth is S50 per yard. This is
an uaosual value- Special for fj - AC
Greater Popular Day at P 1 aiT7
BLACK SATIN $1.39
This lot includes two different grades of buck
satin, also a few pieces of nary bine. None
of these worth less than $2-50 per yard. -On
sale for Greater Popular Day j 39
CREPE DE CHINE $1.39
We offer SS pieces of very fine grade crepe de
chine. These are shown in a wide range of
street and evening shades. The quality is good
and worth at least 92-50 per yard. J - qq
Special for Greater Popular Day atP X sOa
We Announce Monday, Jan. 17, as Initial
Day of Our Great 1 921 World of White
Prlvsle Braaeh Eaehange xaee
Lot No. 2 offers you band, edges and denM
flouncings. These formerly sold at $5.00.
For Greater Popular Day f1
they are priced at P A mJJ
American Legion .
The Ladiet Auxliar$ of (he American
Legion snS serve an cacftaWa dttmer
ol 206 N. Oregon St, hcghtimg of
-30 a. m.. ThnJof, January 1 3 Ik. A
All pToceeat are for the benefit of the
American Legion. The dinner is 75c r
Mary Garden TalcXrat, Special at- 39c
Dr. Charles flesh. Feed, Special at 39c
Besiset Seep, Special far Thursday only. . .31c
Arms ad's Cold Cream Powder, Special at. .79c
Listerias Tooth Paste, Special at. 39e
Herpfcide, Special fo? TktcTsday amy 79c
Rose Bath Soap, 4 for 3jc
NoE-Spi, Special far ThnrsSay only 39c
Syringes, Special far Tharsaay amy 9sc
HsWHed OscMBt 00 Sasap6, Special at. .39e
WiuWs TstSet Water (assorted e4en)...3e
We again take pardonable pride in idling
visilen to El Pato that their visif it incom
plete &Hhoal seeing Texas' Most Progressive
and Home Like Store.
THE POPULAR DRY GOODS CO.
Hall aad Paoae Orders Proesutls' FIHed
GOLD and silver metallic desitgm are
abo (Deluded m the various hits. These
novelties m beet are ideal to beautify after
noon and evesuaaj garments TW wi lo
be used to advantage making over trod
from former seasons. In die lot you are sure
to find laces that you have often admired,
bat passably fdt they were priced just a lit
tle hither than yoo cared to pay. Now you
can boy these exclusive laces at a nominal
cost For easy selectioM these have been
divided into three great tote according to
widths, as fellows:
Lot No. 3 consists of derovflooncmgs 27 and
36 inches wide. These formerly sold at
uiwaij 9-uv-u at
$11 JO per yard. Greater
Marabout capes make ideal wraps for our mild
Thoroughly comfortable and wintery,
yet light in weight and extremely smart.
Squally as attractive as fun and at a fraction
of the cost. First quality marabout ia stole
and cape styles in black aad natural, also
nigger brown, with durable satin linings.
Values to $12.30, Greater Popular
- Values to $27.50, Greater Popular s!Q QC
Day Special ipO.lO
AT SPECIAL PRICES
An imported .sex. out bottle ef real nssrit.
Keeps lkprhts either hot or eoid and sold with
a positive guarantee. These eome ia hard
enamel eases constructed so as to ssutect the
1 pint size for Greater Popular 0 Q
Day at P.li7
14 pint sine for Greater Popular r) QQ
Day at 'PsS.jl7
1 quart size for Greater Popular Q J-Q
Day at iPil.Oi
Greater Popular Day in the
Boys afl wool arils iritk imto pain
FOB Greater Popular Day we place on sale
100 boys all frool suits, ages 7 to 1$
years. Sven with one pair of knickers they
would be good values. The two pairs' of knick
ers Bake them enesptioaal val- rf f r"
uesfor Greater Popular Day at P 1 Ue O
BOYS UNION SUITS 75c
Boys' fine ribbed cotton union suits, fleeced
back, good weight, closed crotch, gray only.
Sisss 8 to 16. Special for Greater 7 C
Popular Day only at i DC
NIGHT SHIRTS 95c
Those night shirts are made of good quality
heavy flannelette in pink and Mae stripes.
Out full and roomy and attractively tnsunsd.
Sees 6 to 18 yean. f p;
Specie at i70C
BOYS HATS $1.50
Beys' hats of velvet and all wool tansy mrx
tttus in all the best styles aad good colors.
These an broken lines, but you will ffad ak
sites. Values to $100. tf -j r-f
Special at spl.OU
UNDERWEAR 1-3 OFF
Oar cseire dock of M erode and Morning
under gmrmenb are offered at 1-3 OFF.
We offer our satire stock of women's knitted
skirts fat both plain colon and in novelty
stripes. Special for Greater Popular 1 OFF
Day at 3"
MEN'S OUTING NIGHT SHIRTS
Best quality heavy anting eight shirts in pink,
brae and heDo stripes. Cut full and nicely
finished- These were $240, but ore a Greater
Popular Day Special $X 45
MEN'S OUTING NIGHT SHIRTS
These night shirts an made of good inmlitv
heavy fleeced outiag ia neat stripes. ' Thev
are a Greater Popular Day g -i -i A
Special at $1.1.3
Creater Popular DaJ
ze still hir-
the desirably low priced
coats and dresses in the
Downstairs Store ready-to-wear
section. Room must be made for
spring merchandise, so the fol
towmg are tbe radical reduction! :
Women's SIS.OD (JjlA QC
and $17 JO coats at 4 1 KJ.tJiJ
Women's $15 no to -j f QP
$23.00 dresses at. tJlU.lvO
All high grade coats, suits and
dresses which formerly sold fcr
$25.00 and more are now offered
in a full range of sizes in a mac
range of materials in ail good
styles at the nominal
WOMEN'S SILK HOSE
Fashion leg, full length, made .
pure silk thread in black, wh.t-
grey, brown, navy and bronze. A".
sires. Special for Greater
Popular Day at
These camisoles are made of wasli
silk trimmed with lace sad falser
tkm. They come in slipover ex i
fast cuing styles .m uesh
All sizes. Special
Slipover sweaters made of pur;
wool in solid colon and combinv
tiffus of tan with dark brown ?u
bur; king blue with tan cellar
plain king blue, pink, sjej Q J
red brown. Special atsCsaO
A new line of children's dress -nmdle
of standard gingham n
plaids trimmed with solid color -at
the neck, sleeves aad belt and
with buttons and pockets.
Size 2 to'6 Jl.00
Size 8 to 14 $1.45
Women' hats for eavrly iprinj
wear made of &un, satin an j
braids, taffeta and georgette
trimmed with flowers, ribbons aci
ornaments. Greater 4 A Off
Aprons at 85c
AS additional shipment of l'""1
dozen bungalow aprons ar
rived just in time for Greater Pop
ular Day. These an beyond nue
tioa the most sensational value ;
s prone which has been offered fo
years. They are made in bnt"
gingham and percales in fti'
length and the proportions arc
ample. The patterns are desirsh..
both in light and dark. Sizes ran
from 36 to 46. Again these aprcrs
are Extra Special fat op
Greater Popular Day at . ODC
Sufficient aprons have been
osso'e to fil all mail orders rthich.
reach us iS Saturday, Janaarx
Pabcolin in attractive colorful
patterns suitable for kitchens,
hail and pantries. 7?
Per square yard I OC
At this pries lie additional will be
charged for laying same.
A new shipment has just arrived
from Japan in oastelle borders,
closely woven There are very tt
tractive aad durable. Our entir
stock of rag rugs priced at half
their former prices We mention
bsfaw a few sizes sad prices:
McM Sag Rags,' Special at 83c
2300 Bag Rugs, Special at $1.35
ZszfiO Sag Rags, Special at 95c
2XM Rat Bugs, Special at S1.S5
MatfO Bag Rags, Special at $! 4j
$4x36 Imported Bag Bugs J3..15
30x34 Imported Bag Bags $4.5C
30x54 Imported Sag Rugs $3.15
36x63 Imported Rag Bogs $vc
36X63 Imported Rag Rugs SC75
54x90 Imported Rag Rugs J ',4.5c
6x9 ft. Imported Rag Rugs $19.50
6X9 ft Imported Rag Bugs $11J0
Colored Wash Fabrics
and White Goods
We offer a multitude of desirabi
short length of gingham, lonu
loth, kiddy and daronshire clot!'
shirtings, percsles, plain and f?.r-
voiles, outing flannel and nam
sook. fou -wilt find all of -'-sse
materially reduced. 3d F'oor