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and for the dressing table always wel caoietl as a holiday (lit by a woman ^Hp little safety pin rate, made of 'ttaen and embroidered in a California ?seign i .Two pieces of stiff paper or card hoard are out tbe size of the oral In the design ard one piece is fi>r the cover f the case, tbe other for the |aca. The design may be transferred to the linen by means of rajhon paper and embroidered in a plain Kensing? ton stitch. The poppy is red and the HOW TO TRIM IT MOST EFFGC TIVELY AND EASILY. it Is eUsually the Last. But by No Mean* the Least Important of the Holiday Preparations. When all the other Christmas worH is done, there remain* the Important task of trimming the Christmas tree. Color and effect are the most Impor tent requirements, the materials em ployed being secondary. The souvenirs or gifts form part ot tbe decoration pi tbe tree. Thes?? may be wrapped in tissue paper of bright hues, and tied with narrow ribbons. If the gifts are ?mall, a pretty idea Is to Imbed them in artificial oranges. Make these Orange yellow crepe paper, wrapping the gift in soft paper, and fill tlu orange out wltb tissue paper. Hang by two-inch lengths ot ribbon Gr strips of braided crepe paper. These lock Yery pretty among the dark gr^en boughs. Buy the loose tloael and cobweb th< tree with it and with strings of pop corn. String the corn on coarse threads I about fifty Inches long; make tassels. Of tbe corn on each end, then tie knot in the long strand, a little below j the center, after doubling tbe tassel ends even. This forms a unique neck lace Little stars, hearts and other figures, eat from heavy paper, glvea a coat of glue, thee dipped in mica or metallic Bock, make rich decorations, alsn chains made of paper and treated in the same manner. These chains, looped tram bough to bough, sre quite der ?Hag. holly berries, threaded to each link, make tbem more effective P.enty of red and green applea? email ones, of course?help the dec oratlve scheme; and tiny potatoes, etuck full of weo flags, look well. Make fke banners of various color*, using crepe paper with iecg stick*. String all U?e fallen holiy berr1?s, and garland the boughs with these, or spear each berry with a pin and stick the pins Into cork* or pieces of potato.1 The best method of gilding the nuts' fa to buy the loose smalts from some dealer la palate and oil (house paints* One caa obtain the smalts tn gold, allver aad brilliant metallic colors. Ohtate also ooe-rghth of a pound of give. Place It la a bowl, add a p of water, aad eet tbe bowl In another vessel of hot water. Let boll until the ejraa <a thoromjhly dissolved Before pi ling the aata. hammer a tack Into ?he aad to sneered by. Take hold ot the tack, dip the not ta tbe gswe, thee' ?all ta the Sock aad lay aside to dry/ aJthte pie* ceaee caa he gilded ta A Mas manne.- f\ Little hoaboa haste** are cuirkiy made by formlag a atrip ot rvdbnerd Sv* tacke* long aad two laches eld* fcato a ttraia. Pit an a disk of card famrfl far the bottom, thee Use ass) aad oot with paper, gtntag It In place Stake a handle from a etrtp of braided egajae pa per aad eew securely ta place, faateslnc ft oa tbe oataWe, a* rhu Is la be recovered, to do t bis. take a ptec* ?Aw hMsbaa torn*. Pit Ul* art* sad the, aWts* bam. eiaeblag top aad bottom tr farm a fringe. Others ram l erUh rows of braided eripe paper; era. again, map be dipped la the Itcmid g!w th* eared er g?k?*d Again am* caa aaaaate of crape paper af ?ad ahmst ?*e kar ?* m fmre two Nansfbe.. ehwl ?Spat to 'he depth oi a- keek ety Pin Case leaves green, with binding and bowa of red ribbon. Cover each aide of the cardboard with the linen and stitch on the rib? bon binding Two piecea of white f'tuincl with pinked edges are sewn lu at the top to boM. the safely plna. Plus of different sl?e* way be put Into the flannel and a few blark aafety plna will be found useful. It la an attractive little gift and would be thoroughly appreciated by women at home, aa well as by the traveler. half, to lortn a fringe, lay the candy In tho center, gather the fringe to? gether, and tie about an Inch below the fringe, which pull out until looBe and fluffy, and bang by ribbon. Artificial snow Is sparkling. Dip flakes of cotton in glue, then In dia? mond dust, and place it on the topmost boughs. Tiny Japanese lanterna light the treo prettily, and ar?.- safer than unshielded candles; then there are little square lanterna having mica sides. These hav a sponge in a tin cup at the bot? tom and a wick. The sponge Is sat? urated with kerosene and the wick lighted. They burn longer than the ordinary Christmas tree randies, mak? ing a handsome Illumination, and are (juite safe. Little iced cakes In various colora help to decorate the tree. These are made in the semblance of snowballs and dominoes. AN ATTRACTIVE SATIN STOCK High boned stock of colored sat la. with the new wide niching at top The satin is folded over a foundation of white net aad boned at aldea aad bark. At the base there la a band to form a cravat, twisted ia a loop ia front, finished with twu ends aad heavy silk tassels FOR THE GIRL OF TWELVE Some .-tol'day Presents That Will Be Moat Pleasing and Appro? priate. Perhaps there la no more difficult person In the Household fcr whom to eeVet a gift than tb* girl of about 12 years old She baa outgrown doUe and such childish deltgbu. She caree nothing for the dainties that would they are not spart? aa useful Why not replace them by a ribboa for ?be hair, with embroidered eadsT Too ro?t would be comparatively IMtle and the work would he almost ooth'ag It woald take a piece of ribboa about I made. Cut tho eade across aad em braider, la the self col er. a acaltug. and. perhaps, a small a>stga aa tbe order of the Bras lea work. This would he a aero gm and would delight the heart of th* little jtrl thaVt ptrtotf of tlttW gtri m Wail, Doxey & Watt The Busy Store Watt, Doxey <& Waft The Busy Store Walt, Doxey & Wait Less Than a Week to Do Your Christmas Shopping! Do not delay your Chrstmas purchases till the last m iment Gro.td-* interfere with your comfort. We hive large *t< ck? < f met chard e particularly appropriate for Christ uns presents. Come here tomorrow und make your selections. We will lay aside any article you may choose and have it ready to send when you want it. Busy, Happy Toy land! If you have thought of giving Christmas time happiness to ihe tiny tots, we can be of assignee to you. * A i t h a go dly supply of Toys in the home there will be great fun for a lot of little on s Christmas morning. It is your privilege to provide them ours to give jou the best value possible. Come to Toyland tomorrow. English Doll Perambulators!! These En-R'isb Peram? bulators are beautifully finished and highly pol? ished, d rk gieen and maroon, $2.98 Women's Tailored Suits Owing to the mild weather earlier in the season, manufac? turers have not received orders as steady as they expected. We bought these suits from a manufacturer who was anxious to close them oat at a reduction. The regular price was $19.00 ?navy and black. Special Christmas price .$14 95 XMAS SUGGESTIONS FOR MEN We often hear the remark, "It is so hard to buy for a man." Glance over these few suggestions: STYLISH NECKWEAR Nought specially for the holi lay trade and put up in pret y Xmas boxes... 25c and 50c MEN'S KIP GLOVES \ serviceable and acceptable ;ift?extra strong kid, pretty hades of tan $1.00 and $1.50 FANCY SUSPENDERS One pair of Suspenders and one pair of Hose Supporters in a neat Christmas box, 50c and .$100 HANDKERCHIEFS We arc showing a strong line of women's and children's Handkerchiefs, in a great va? riety of styles?boxed for you it you wish.5c to $1.00 XMAS RIBBONS Narrow Holly and Christ- j mas Ribbons for tying up your Christmas parcels, 3c, 5c, and 6c. POPULAR NOVELS If you cannot decide what to give, look over our stock of copyrighted novels .50c BOOKS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. Popular novels for the young folks .25c WOOL BLANKETS All white, with pink or blue border; grey, scat let; also pretty plaid blankets, every strand wool, full size...$5.00 BABY BLANKETS .. Li^ht weight Krinkl.down Babv I'-lankets-lof' and w.nni ?white, pink or \ighi blue, MOQUETTE RUGS Beautiful floral patterns, light or dark ground?three sizes?$1.00, $2.25 and $3.50. BEAR BRAND YARN When buying yarn it pays to buy the best. You will find it is cheapest in the end. CHAMOIS GLOVES Wri can b t length, natural shade, washed . . .$1.00 GERMANTOWN ZEPHYR SAXONY Sold by the skein or by the box. WOMEN'S KID GLOVES. A pair of our Sovereign Kid Gloves at $1.00. in all colors, would make a very acceptable gift, or our Carlton at $1.50 in black only. CARVING SETS They won't cut friendship, but sharp enough to cut vour Christinas turkey .$1.69 CUT GLASS Rich, radiant, sparkling Cut Class, beautiful a?.<l practical Christmas gifts, and always appreciated. 1 cut glass wa? ter bottle. 6 cut glass tumblers, I glass tray. $10.00 the set. SEWING BOXES. Containing needls, thread, pins, skein silk, spool silk, etc., 25c, 50c, and 98c. DIME BANKS Teach the children to save their dimes?every deposit registers?opens automatical? ly when $10.00 has been de? posited .69c BLACK SILKS For Christmas giving, ser? viceable soft silk that makes up well and wears well, in a pretty Christmas box if you wish. 30-inch Black Taffeta.90c JD-irJch Cachemerie de Sote 89c 26-inch Swiss Habutai ...89c JAPANESE CHINA A good assortment of Jap? anese Decorated China Cups, Saucers, Hair Receivers, Mus? tards, Pepper and Salt, Etc. LARGE BOWLS Pretty floral decorations: large size. Special value 98c. BLACK DRESS GOODS A Christmas Gift that is al? ways acceptable. These two numbers are extra good value, superior finish, correct weight. READ'S READONA CREPE 42 inches wide.$1.25 inches .?1.00 lllack Broadcloth, 5.; wide . BED SPREADS A wide variety of pretty patterns, large enough for double bed, $1.00, $1.50 to $5. SILVER BLEACH MUSLIN Another shipment of 40 inch Silver Bleach Muslin, in short lengths, ranging from 4 to 9Vi yards. Special .. jY+c JAPANESE DRAWN WORK Scarfs. Center Pieces and Doilies in drawn work, em? broidered and scalloped edges, plain linen, with Cluny inser? tion and edge?25c, 50c, 75c to $3-50. OPEN EVENINGS Watt, Doxey & Watt, 2909-11 Washington Avenue, Newport News, Virginia. He Must Choose Between Life and Wh'-n by public scandal ?Mention hi celled to the fact tbet a man tn the cond set of his btfsiness aaa i 'uaatefl ?ome law or police regulation, wc h'ng he has done wmif. saye Charle/ Uawrd Eaaacl la Success Magazine I Is wrong for him. tn nolattoa of he law, to obstruct the sidewalk, or a Ttolattoa of the law to occupy taace aader the street, or to defy the. ?u'ding department, wrong for hire o do these thing*, and wrong to pty IdTtneo and pt llee captalae for the legal priT?eges of doing then, Of course, we are r.gnt la thle thought. Ml theee acts are what may be rajl ?d rjri?r.llred sr r es that I* to say. I they aase become part aad pareet rsf he coadiMoae trader whsrh haafasjag may V eowe. sot abase by this owe man whom we coaJemn. hat by all, earn. They are the ?stahl iahe* 0B>\ tome of ass trade; they aaee become N*ith?T wit not will can stand aajainrt them. S'ipppoac to tao contrary. Sup? pose him to be of such morv flber that he is able to stead akr.e and fed on It* IndiaVrent to the uadee cf his neighbors Suppose bias, there? fore, to say. -I wlH not eee the space under the eidewaika, I wUi not o*> struct the high ways. I will sot violet* la the slightest perticwTar the resru Utl ns of ?o?ert>an*trf The onty r* **oU would be that he won d roes* to do bu?ia*?a. Mis on toimcJomro. to be tur*. win he free from any re-, firctien that be baa departed freea the pr*.crlbed dtry of the clthten. rf socfe ? irfkxth-a wood caeee htm aarj paia. but thl? will la to wie* b*tp the pajkCc acr vtadteats toe law The man who taaaa ha place win ob? struct the sidewalka. defy Urn bofhl-: tohsga like thee*, or he U, hm tarw wtn c*aae to aw kaalaiea He may he at haart the heat ef m*n; moat heoewt upright, Jeaacme, ef fern good amma ind rteiishfng stern principles Ctrl* slaty, yet oreeeslty ?III force ? im, against hie wh!. to do the trots that are dene is bis trade, law or oo lav. He most do tnem: tfcer* is nc other ?V- And If by chare* be tx> expoeed and arrested and rui?<?d as a penalty for dotnjc toce one of tbewe thiafs. the man who ?ureeeds are at Use od ?tand ?111 do these no leee: ?a um* m tke mm of no law of Sean's eJttBfe the* 8or* Brwa, Co* Sores. Cracked Up*. ? Haada. Try It lafalUbie tor pmm. SSe At Aeaieasy PWr?, sssey Co, aad fttrnM Drag Co. A Bear Story. "Haee ycu ever beard tbe *tory of Alary aad tbe Bear?" asked a boy cf ble father. ' f-rsteryrxbrkaJJ of kit father. Hi eery short. "Alsry met a bear. Tbe bear was botfly; The bulge wae Algy ' ?London News, lent ft a Fact. That a ralTaryman unhorsed to the most easily cowed? That one can show bis temper oo.y after he has lost ?? That a contractor sh-nld be calked apor. to expand a hotte?? That do yoor.g man eeer roae rap kftr tin he had aettled down. That the plow most be soiled be? fore tbe eon caa be rXrw*d? That a ?o?cep;lab>e f?f}ow la tbe hardest kit by the softest glances' That la ?r*rything (except bos* hail) yoa Bust strike oat to make a hat? That saaay eteaVeata cannot state bw*d facta mnMvmt swittttag hairs? Tb? the papera afta. rafar be a man's doubl? life as a singular ca? reer?Success Magazire Worse Than Split. The Youth? Mrsa Mabe . I d like to. once in a w%ile. with jour penn's et. n. to? know, rail asd see yon. The High School Girl?Mr. Som+ top, yon will pardon me for saving that I do not care for the atten? tion* of a young wan ?ho not only splits his infinitives, but lisst them wide apart ?CaUago Tilt?a. SORE THROAT ?ftm leads to something worse. r?owan's PrepMratioa jcwes owicfc relief for ante throat. Imimm rrowp, coids sadspwmnv^ria by Jsstii ui iawlwSwmms tion ard con? gestion. Keep tt in the home fc?r trstmc ?i oo.