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A Special Sale of Ladies' COATS VELOURS THESE ARE SIL$ERTONE . WORTH $35.00; POLO CLOTH YOU SAVE $10.00 BROADCLOTH ON THE PURCHASE 275 warm, roomy Coats that will keep you warm regardless of how cold the weather; some have large fur collars, others have collars of self ma terial; chic up-to-the-minute styles suitable for Women, Misses and Juniors; colors black, navy, taupe. Burgundy, reindeer, green and Pekin. Girls' Coats Sie S to 1 Dandy Coats for the growing girl; some have velvet col Irs; styles include the half-belted models with full-draped back; materials are velour and cheviot, in brown, green, BurgFndy and navy; wondertul values. CHILDREN'S LR_ _ _ _ _ _OOL DRESSES SWEATERS SPECIALLY ALL COLORS PRICED. $9.98 2.d FLOOR - VAaTs as L q When the Bridegroom is Not a Cipher. There is an exception to the rule that the bridegroom is a cipher in the sodety announcement. That Is who the youth's mother turns In the item. Books. One cannot celebrate books sufi deatly. After saying his best, still asmetMhla better remains to be spoken Stbheir praise. As with friends, one -ads new beauties with every meeting, sad would abide always in the pres Soee et them choice companions. As with lends, be may dispense with a wid seequalntance. Few and choice. SBrese Alcott FOR A PITTPI'I I1T This wonderful new invention brings the home new com forts. All the charm and joy of the open fire without the litter and bother. eH HUMPHREY Heats with a clean flame. An incandescent gas fire, instant, red hot and glowing as a coal fire. Don't confuse the HUMPHREY RADIANTFIRE with ordinary gas-using heaters. It is constructed on an en tirely new principle and the results arc so marvelous that they seem almost magical. Come in today and see this wonderful new fire. AIBSOLUTELY ODORLESS The HUMPHREY RADIANTFIRE installed according to our directions isabsolttely and positively odorless. S GAS Cnd Conm SL Main 4800 Stopping to Think. More good is done by stopping a minute to think before you act than by the regret of a lifetime. To Reopen Pharaoh's Mines. Pharaoh's mines were discovered in 1812 by a French explorer named Call ltand. He found that the mines had been abandoned before they had been completely exhausted. A lode of emer aid-bearing rock was mined and the emeralds were found to be very large, but poor in quality. The mine was again abandoned. New planL to op erate them on a tentative scale, at least, are now under way. Not Very Thick. New aluminum foil for wrapping purposes is only one-sixth of one-hun dredth of an inch thick. Esperanca Found Rubber. It is believed that the rubber tree was discovered by a Jesuit mission ary, Fr. Mancelde Esperanca. He found it while on one of his apostolic journeys among the Cambelas Indians of South America and gave it the sin gular name of the seringueira, because be remarked that the savages used the sap of this tree, which hardens quick ly, to make rude bottles that were shaped like a syringe. A Brother's Present By MARY GRAHAM BONNER (Copyright, l9,L by Westera Newspaper Unioa HERE was once," said Daddy, "a boy whose name was Worthing ton, and for short they called him Worthy. "He had a sister whom he called Minnie, and it is a story of these two I want to tell you this evening." Nick and Nancy look ed very much pleased. They loved to hear about other children, especially of boys and girls about their own ages. "Worthington was unlike some brothers, but he was like you in that way Nick. He liked to play with his sister. Ills sister liked, too, to play with him. He never frightened her. but he showed her how to do things, and she was never afraid when she was with him. In the fall he took her for rides in her express cart, and he made a high seat in the cart for her when he took her for slower and more stylish rides. "Ile taught her to climb trees and to swim and to do tricks on the trap eze. And she, too, used to play in the snowball fights, back in the forts which he and the other boys would make. "Well, it was summer, and Worthing ton was not going to school. He thought .and he thought and he thought, and fin ally he said: " 'I wonder if it couldn't be done. I will try any way.' He work ed out the whole scheme in his head, and the next day he went to his aunt who owned a garden, j and he said: ,r "'Auntie, I have been think- More Stylish Rides. lag about something.' "'Yes,' she said, 'what have you been thinking about, BubbyV For she had always called him that--ever since he had been a small boy and she had written a funny Little poem for one of his birthdays where she wrote Bubby to make it rhyme with chubby. "'I think Minnie is old enough to ride a bicycle now. I would like to W give her one.' "'A blcycle!' exclaimed their aunt. 'Why don't you suggest giving her an automobile or a motorboat with a sleeping cabin? How could you ever Smanage it, Bubby? n "She hadn't realizsed that he had e thought it all out, and she stopped to lie hear what he had to say, for he use , ally had extremely sensible things to in -ay. is "'It wouldn't really be so awfully he expensive, auntie, and I'd love to do k. It so. I would like to give it to her re for Christmas. I couldn't do it be fore I don't believe, and besides she could look at it all winter and think of what fun it was going to be in the summer. I have a bicycle mother and daddy gave me-and I do wish Minnie could have one, too.' "'HIow do you think you could bay it? Auntie asked again. She felt pretty sure by that time that he might be able to manage it, but she won dered how. "'Well, this bummer,' said Worthy, 'I coauld hoe the beans tn yaour garden, and I could weed the garden paths. I could water the lowers every aight, and do all the weedlng, in fact. You would n't need to bare a man do the work, except one day a week to do ~ L the heavy things. / 1 could work In the garden Severy morning and every eve ¶ Ceodd Worke In nnl just before the Garden." supper. It would be tfuni Then I could do all your errands and later I coauld rake the leaves and build the bonfires. I wouldn't tell Minnie that I was getting-well-I hoped--per hap you'd pay me half of what yes might pay a man. "'1 could carry the wood from the woodhouse Into the dining room wood bag every morning, before school when the fall comes, and then with a Ulittle bit I have tn the savings bank I could get Minnie, my preciouls little sister, a bleyde. I beard mother and daddy talking thbe other day about how they'd lke to get one for her, but they thought maybe they'd better walt a other year or two, and I know it will be a jolly surprise to both of them, os dB ito, alste, whe the see it.'" " Ied, will help you do It,' Aunatle said. 'But you wl get fajust the same u a man would get for the work you will do. 'And Mlnnaie will talk to yeou ad sometimees help yes o It won't be so bhard.' "'1 don't care how hard tt is,' sam Worthy, Yor I would like It to be a nittle bit har. Tien I would know I were givtig something to her.' CAnd whe. Christmas came Worthy gave his little slater a blcycle. Anad this," said Daddy. "Is a true story." Haraes Inhale 8melp. Horses imported into Arga tlas m tnght to avomd a poiseous uweed that th nsative snmals sn nasturaly by fordg them to nhleme A o s m burmlng piees of the weed. Cedaset of Bseat. It is said that the highest prie era reaUlisemd or a beeok, wo paem at an sction sale In lads remetly, for a bek et privato dvetion, a -~ stTDe fEss'fr Do Your Christmas Buying At Bowsky's And you will positively save money. We saw ahead and bought early and heavily and we don't care how much more the goods are worth today. We give you the benefit of selling them like we bought them SUITS OVERCOATS SHIRTS $19.9' $15.o $1.s'0 TIEs BELTS SOCKS To To To SOCKS And Useful $505 00 00 10G90 Gifts Galore AcroSs 429-435 from the St. Charles Orpheum Street I Keep Out the Warp. Drive a nail into the hark of a tree and you change the whole course of its life. The warp in the lives of some folks puts a warp into the lives of everybody that comes in contact with them. Values of Precious Stones. Emeralds ranked with rubies and sapphires as the most costly gems of the ancient world. Then diamonds were worn in a rough state. The art of cut. ting the precious white stone was not discovered until the fifteenth century, when the flashing brilliance of the dia mond was brought to light. Emeralds are still fashionable. They are rare, and good ones are becoming rarer. Carat for carat they are as valuable as diamonds. What's a Husband, Anyway? "Did the fair defendant Introduce any character witnesses?" "A dozen at least." "And did they say anything good about her?" "They all swore she was kind to her poodle." To Clean Water Bottle. For cleaning water bottles, decan ters and glass Jugs: Cut a lemon in to small pieces, put it in the article to be cleaned and shake with a little water for one minute, and it will be. come clear as crystal. Oil-Mad Throng in Rush to Louisiana Three Wells Yield 50,000 Barrels Oil Nov. 12---1 5,000-Barrel Well Nov. 12---20,000-Barrel Well Nov. 12--- 15,000-Barrel Well All Records Smashed by Production of Oil in Claiborne Field. Three Wells in One Day, and All Gigantic Gushers, Breaks the Record. Nov. 22, 20,000-barrel well. Nov. 28, another 90,000-barrel well. The Unprecedented Production of Oil in North Louisiana Is the Marvel of the Age. The Wonder Gushers of the World Brought In in the Famous Clai borne and Caddo Oil Fields Oct. 27 a 35,000-Barrel Oil WelF. Largest in the World-High-Grade Oil Oil is King in the World Today Financial interests the world over recognize Caddo and Claiborne Oil Fields as the greatest in the World. We OWN lands and leases in these great fields. Some of our land is surrounded by wells. We also own leases in Texas and Terrebonne Parish, La. Terrebonne has the largest gas well in the world. The Fawn Creek Oil & Gas Co., have 893 acres in these great fields. Fawn Creek Stock Now $1.00 Per Share Par Value We are offering a small block of stock-NOW-at $I per share. The stock is due for an IMMEDIATE advance. It is, we believe, your chance of a LIFETIME to make BIG MONEY out of a small investment. Active Drilling Operations Will Start Shortly. Our Driller Is Now in the Field. CFICEUS AND DIIWtORS Y. J. JSAULS. Oew rleeas, La. P. . 3A UDRY, Cosveat, La. Member of Firm of Samuels a Co., Merchant Tailors, Chicago, Prominent Merchant and Planter. Memphis, New Orleans, Davenport Peoria, 0. Etc. .. Ol L A. P.MORI Jsrrat s, .. Mayor and Prominent Real Estate Owner and Sugar Planter. r. a. oGRavaaIRO, New oreas, Prominent Merchant. Owner of large Machine Shops and Dectr Foundry, Ice Plant and Bottling Works . Manufacturer's Sales Representative and Real Estate Owner. . C€. DINOLr., New Otrea DR. a. a. WARREN, cevtastea, La., secfrtrr. Dlhretw le an Expert Accountant and Stands High in the Community. Prominent Physician and Surgeon for I. C. Railroad. Write at Once for Full Particulars and Prospectus. It Don't Cost You One Cent to Investigate. FAWN CREEK OIL & GAS CO. 811 CANAL BANK BUILDING, NEW ORLEANS, LA. Chinese Locomotive Engineers. Chinese engine drivers have the gen tlest sense of touch with the air brake of any in the world. A break in two is almost unheard of. and there is very little damage to cars in Shantung on Chinese railways. Some Superstitions. The breaking of a looking glass Is, with some people, the occasion of a gloomy foreboding, and the unlucky person who does it is supposed to be doomed to seven years of had luck. Peacock feathers were formerly con sidered as bearers of sickness, yet fashion has introduced them into house decorations. Smallest Bird. The smallest known bird Is a Cen tral Amtrican humming bird that is about as large as a blue bottle fly. Boulevards in Havana. Havana has one of the finest boule vard systems in the world, including nearly 200 miles of paved streets. Patent Pipe 8tuffer. Two Californians have patented a device that measures a pipeful of to bacco from a pouch or box and stuffs It into a pipe without contact with a user's flrrs. Just Kids. "Guess I'll go into the parlor." "No fun in there, only sis with her beau. What do you wanter go in there fer?" "I wi.n't be long. Hle'll pay me a quar ter-to git out." Echo Always Returns Call. "What do you mean by the expres sion in your story 'as sociable as an echo? " "Why. an echo, you know, al ways returns your call." Gold Came First. The authorities tell us that gold was the first metal to be mentioned In his. tory. Correspondent Answered. No. Robert. beer is not nmutloned in the Bible; not lager beer, at any rate; but we read in Job; "I have seen the foolish taking root."-Boston Tran script. Always Unpopular. Tax paying promises to remain just as unpopular as ever, be the rate low or high. Useless. Next to a silver loving cup our notion of the most useless thing in the world is one of those elaborately jeweled swords they are presenting to returning generals nowadays.