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Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1910.
rt.Mki Am 1SSL The El PasoHerald includes also, by absorption an
XS5lto The Dally NeWS.Tne Telegraph. The Telegram. The Trioua..
"nf S?ph c. ThI Sun. The Advertiser The Independent.
Tne Journal. The Republican. Ths Bulletin.
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El Paso As a Packing Center
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THE comrnEof a. great meat paciang iuuj -- -.urely
stottUte the development of Ob agricultural reg-on, for the rang
7Z irin be hardly more important than the raismg of prune f rage
ftr fading and fattening beef cattle. The plans announced by one of the
ttqtZLn. call for the gradual development of a ell rounded oArty
toe! a the side linea necessary in order to utiUze the raw matena to tte
TsSle extent, and in order to supply the southwestern markets most
investors, representing two separate groups, who . about to inaugurate
4v. M,Mfl(r fhwtrv in this city are looting
Bag industry in this city are looking
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rthTbSurciThe United States
of the most important sources ui
. :: .x. r k fio for fattenine- and slaughtering. This point is
ovlr STli4: thrdimate is ideal, icing facilities are adequate labor abuu
aUtrcheapand the market within which the El Paso packmg houses .will
retain enAsive advantages will be very large.
El Paso can afford to encourage such enterpnses an every reasonable W
The only restrictions to be imposed are that the plants must be erected on thor
Sr mouEnes, perfectly equipped, and conducted in accordance wrth the most
SSd ianitary regulations approved by the United States government. With suit
X actrvlTon the part of the local sanitary nfficers, there should be no menace
to hiTto the proposed packing plants, and the dtyhas it in its power at any
moment to abate a nuisance.
There is great need to push forward the
the Mescalero Indian reservation
aU the people for all the time, and no
-nnssihlvX confer so much benent
region caa.
,- ii t L -p-fl a little
Bl Palo to ge the W estabHshed. If we don't watch out, private interests will
asrt themselves and get some sort of lull through congress that will forever pre
vent tlie carrying out of the part plan. This would be a national disaster espe
cially costly to the people of the southwest who will need the park more and more
n years to come.
The National
THE "best news that lias come out of the census oxnee yet , uic -
the death, rate in the '-registration area" comprising about half the popula
tion of the country is the lowest on record, being 15 per 1000. The regis
tration area comprises most of the large cies and the older and more populous
states. It is impossible to say whether the death rate has lowered in rural dis
tricts, for no statistics are available. xl. t .. . ,. ,
A notable fact commented on by tie census bureau is that the nigh death
rates are not as a rule found in the large cities; London, for.instance, with over
7000000 population, has a death rate of only 14 per 1000. The large cities in our
own country have as a rule a much lower death rate than the smaller cities, show
ing tie heneficial results of intelligent sanitation and building control.
It is highly desirable that the "registration area" be extended as rapidly as
possible so that the census returns may be complete and reliable as regards every
pxt of the union. The census "bureau prescribes certain forms which must be
followed by the cities and towns and counties in order to permit inclusion in the
collected statistics. These rules are not hard to comply with, and every south
western city, together with Texas and the territories, should conform to the re
'qkemente witheut delay so as to get the benefit of the comparisons and studies
coastantly Tseiag carried on "by the government in reference to the public health.
Waste a National Vice
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. A. SECOM.D steamer nas ien jsuiuuic "tu .,,- v ,
Ql for Texas points" and Texas this year has been throwing away as
" much garden and orchard produce as she has been shipping, because
there has Teen no adeg.uate manufacturing demand for all the surplus Texas has
raised. Does it-ever lok foolish to you that right here in the Rio Grande valley
we let fruit jot on the ground in August and buy worse fruit in tin and glass from
Ifew York and England and California in January?
Tie Mormon colonists in Mexico have the right idea from the first year
of the celonies they have had their canning factories and have made evaporated
fruit, syrup, 'and preserves, never allowing good provender to go to waste, but
storiag against the lean years.. Americans as a rule are the most wasteful and
shortsighted people in the world when it comes to providing for the ordinary
needs of living, and only the abundant richness of this country has made it possible
to carry on our extravagant usages so long.
The meats and other foods the average American family wastes would keep
a European family of the middle or upper middle class in comparative
abundance. Our general failure to manufacture our surplus agricultural and horti
cultural products where they are raised is another phase of the same national vice.
"Good Manners and' Common Sense
TELEPHONE companies and trolley car companies have been forced to spend
large sums in advertising to educate the people in ways of common courtesy, -common
sense, and ordinary precaution against delay and interference. The
telephone companies are teaching the masses how to get the best results through
the telephone by following methods similar to those which would be followed if
the other person were face to face with the speaker in a room; the trolley people
are trying to prevent accidents and facilitate the movement of traffic.
The best way to reach the public in such campaigns is through the daily news-
papers, and the companies are using the papers extensively in some sections
where no doubt the- advice is most needed.
The road plants Tnerely begun with the construction of one great highway.
The laterals are hardly less important- '
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"but no one ever comes to weep, , or plant rosebushes on their graves. U)ev,
calmlvvrest in paupers' beds, and wait the judgment, in a row, no shining
tombstone o'er their heads, no requiem but the winds that blow. Ihey were tnt.
. shiftless, trifling lads, 'upon a weary world turned loose;
they never learned to nail the scads, and salt them down
IN THE for winter use. IFs pretty "tough that some must sleep
BONEYARD in unmarked, bargain counter graves, because their plunks
they cannot keep; the honor's for the man who .ves. A
man whose eyes are wide apart, whose hands are reach
ing in his jeans, who listens rather to his heart than to the teachings of his
brains, is apt to join the pauper crowd, and perish after many knocks, and wear a
JtPnn. nlfl-fashioned shroud, and slumber in a misfit box. Whereas, if he is shrewd
ta wkp. nvit.li Uts thn-h close ud like a
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ana lianas unat nang vo wnat mcj giip,
and' mourners will bewail the day, and he
loaf the vears away.
Copyright. 1910, by George Ma'csCevrs
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Copyright, 1910, by the New York Evening Journal Publishing Company.
inipos-,LrTpHE desire to possess power over
. otners is one oi. me snuiietoi
traits snrinjrine: from human
selfishness and vanity. But this trait
freuently brings great disaster upon
the .individual who gives it full vent.
Among- the many vicious and immoral
advertisements which appear in hun
dreds of reputable periodicals all over
the world are the announcements of
certain socalled "colleges" and
"schools," where "hynotism" and "per
sonal power" are promised to those jwho
send a certin sum of money for which
they will receive the "mystic" instruc
tion for "development."
It is needless to say that the ma
jority of such advertisements proceed
from fakes and charlatans, pure and
simple. Their patrons prove the old
adage of "The Fool andv His Money-"
Others are fathered by men who have
gained a little knowledge of the povfer
which lies in concentration, and are
putting it to an evil purpose. To have
any dealings with such men Is Ipce
having a leper for a bedfellow.
The Professional Hypnotist.
The professional, conscious hynotist
is a "thug" who knocks a fellow mor
tal senseless and robs him of his
greatest possession, his will power.
To advertise the teaching of hypno
tism is to advertise a school of rob
bery and murder.
To heal a man of hypnotism Is to
take away a physical pain for a time
and to rob him of his individual will
Hynotism Is not easily taught, and
those who claim to teach it should be
put under bonds to keep the peace and
fined as "confidence men" besides.
Personal magnetism and personal
power can be developed by any man
A Narrow Escape
By "Viggo Toepfer.
IS grace, the marquis of Ronda, I
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regrets that it is impossible
fYT rilm to receive the lieu
tenant in person, but hopes to have the
pleasure of paying his compliments to
you at the banquet tonight."
"What banquet?"
"His grace celebrates his birthday
today, and according to his usual cus
tom he has invited all his neighbors
and their ladies to the castle tonight"
"Please give my compliments to- the
marquis and tell him I shall be de
lighted to come as soon as I have re
moved the dust of travel from my uni
form and made myself look as decent
as possibble under the circumstances.'
"I will return for you in an hour,
then, if it suits you, lieutenant," said
the marquqis majordomo, and left the
room with a deep bow.
Lieutenant Louis de Ballette of Em
peror Napoleon's Hussars, en route
from Bayonne to Madrid in command of
reenforcements of 100 troopers, was
delighted with the magnificent room
placed at his disposal by Marquis de
Ronda, who had also begun to dress,
and when he had finished he picked up
the gift he had received from his fi
ancee, when about to eave France.
It was a small double barreled pistol of
excellent workmanship.
"Promise me to carry it always, it
may come in handy some time," An
toinette had said, when she handed it
o him, and he readily gave the prem
ise. Having seen that both barrel
were loaded, he now put it into his
A few moments later the majordomo
returned and through endless corriders
he conducted the French officer into a
large hall full of ladies and gentlemen
dressed in the picturesque costumes of
the Spanish country aristocracy. A
tall dark gentleman introduced himself
to the lieutenant as marquis de Ronda,
gave him the tips of his fingers and
asked nim to follow him into the ad
joining dining hall. Here he was giv
en the place of honor opposite the host
and found the most beautiful of all the
ladies present seated at his right. She
received his first words with such an
expression' of unspeakable contempt,
that there was nothing left for lilm to
do after that but to ignore her pres
ence absolutely.
He had not chosen his own seat, and
was thus not responsible for their
But not only his neighbor at the ta
ble the whole company stared at him
with unconcealed hatred and contempt,
so he concentrated his whole attention
on the excellent dishes and choice wines
and was just about to raise his glass of
champagne to his lip when his host
who had been staring at him for some
time, leaned across the table and asked:
"Weil, senor, how do you like my sim
ple little dinner?"
"It is excellent, marquis. I have sel
dom enjoyed a better dinner than to
night." "I am delighted to hear it, and hope
you will do justice to my table, for
who knows if you will have any chance
of ever enjoying such a meal again."
Lieutenant de Ballette expressed the
conviction that he 'would, for among
his friends in Paris were many gour-
-crVm ot an excellent table." but
JUCLO nr"-- "-- - "
the marquis said w!,th a malicious
sniile': -
"I do not know, senor, if youhave
heard that Gen. Xavier Mina has barred
the road from here to Madrid."
"I never heard of any Gen. Xavier
Mina," the lieutenant replied, "but I
know ot a bandit of that, name, and if
he has dared bar the road I am sure
the soldiers of the emperor will soon
drive him off"
"You think so, Senor." A contemptu
ous smile played about the marquis'
lps. "What do you think will happen
.to Xavier Mina if ,he falls into the
hands of your comrades?"
"He will be placed before a court
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hasp, and little space between the eyes,
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will have a corking tomb in wnicu to
On Magnetism and
who is willing to train himself in the
conservation of his energies, and who
keeps his mind from frittering away
its vital forces on a thousand and one
trivial subjects every hour of the day.
The Magnetic Man.
To learn how to be calm, and quiet,
and still; to learn how to think con
secutively for- even five minutes on
one topic; to acquire the habit of think
ing only helpful and strengthening
thoughts and driving away all jealous,
bitter, gloomy and revengeful im
pulses as soon as they approach the
mind, these are all methods which
lead to "personal power" and "magne
tism." Magnetism is a word often used but
little understood. Yet no one can deny
the peculiar quality possessed by cer
tain people whose silent presence in
a room seems to produce exhilaration
and stimulation for others. VTe are in
stinctively drawn to such people, and
we feel better fitted to cope with our
own affairs in life after meeting them.
We do not know that they have said
anything to encourage us, but we do
know that ihey have been "magnetic"
Another, man will sit In the room arc
say and do nothing unlike the mag
netic person, but he will leave us weak,
dispirited and nervous.
The difference lies in the fact that
the magnetic man has sent his thoughts
of good will andt personal interest
toward us vibrating like an electric
fan and causing a refreshing current.
The other man has turned all1 his
thoughts and desires in upon himself
and robbed the air of all its "ozone."
Love, good will, unselfishness, and
concentration, these are the steps
which will lead you into a knowledge
of "magnetism" and "personal power."
The Herald's
Daily Short Story
martial and treated according to the
e?AYif kT-i rto. zircon iitAti r I TT
sentence passed upon him
"And if he should fall into your own
hands, lieutenant?"
"I will have him shot down like a
There was a deadly silence in the hall
as the lieutenant pronounced these
words and everybody's eyes were turn
ed towards the marquis, who shrugged
his shoulders and asked:
"And what do you think would hap
pen to yourself if you were to fall Into
Mina's hands?"
"Exactly the same thing. The blood
thirsty monster has never spared any
of my comrades, so there is no reason
to think he would treat me differently."
There was the clank of arms, and as
de Ballette turned his head he saw
that all the doors were guarded by
Spanish soldiers. At the same mo
pent he realized what this meant and
whose hospitality he had accepted, so
he was not surprised when his host
"You are right, senor. I am Xavier
Mina, and you and your men will all
be shot as soon as we have finished
this meaL"
With the utmost calmness the young
French officer listened to his own
ilpjith spntence conscious that his
beautiful neighbor was eagerly watch
ing him to discover the slightest trace
of fear in his face.
He had finished eating and placidly
raised his glass to his lips while his
brain tried to invent some plan to es
cape. Suddenly a thought flashed
through his mind. With his left arm
he gripped his beautiful neighbor's
shoulder, while his right pressed the
cold steel barrel of his pistol against
her temple. ,
"Keep your seats, senors Make the
slightest movement and this lady dies."
The lady gave a shriek of terror but
sat motionless, her eyes transfixed
with nameless fear.
Marquis de Rondo bit his lips in
fury. His prey was about to escape
and in powerless rage he clenched his
"Since when has it become the cus
tom among the soldiers of the emperor
to attack defenseless women?" he
"Since the laws of hospitality were
violated at your table, marquis," the
young soldier replied. "But let us have
an end to this. I will count ten and
if you have not given in to my de
mands before then, the Senorita dies."
"And what are your demands?"
"I and my men are to leave this
place unharmed."
Mina's reply to this was a sneering
laugh, but a glance at the lieuten
ant cutit short.
"One!' the lieutenant's voice had an
uncanny sound in the midst of the deep
silence "Two 1" "Three !"
"Stop!" roared the marquis' Go to i
the devil. You are free."
This time it was Ballette's turn to
"Are -ou childish enough to sup
pose that) I will trust your mere word
and give up my only chance. Never,
senor! Take down that crucifix and
swear on that and the holy Virgin, that
neither you nor any of your men will
try to prevent our departure. Give me
your sacred word of honor as a Span
ish nobleman that there is to be a
truce betweenus from this moment
until at noon tomorrow."
fn a voice ' that trembled with fury
the marquis swore the oath demanded
and only then the lieutenant lowered
the little weapon and left the room
slowly without looking at anybody.
Half an hour later he lett the castle
in front of his men and joined his regi
ment, which two days later destroyed
the castle, whose occupants had al
ready fled.
Mutt and Je are with us. . Another
appearance today on sport page. Every
day in The Herald hereafter.
The Great Game Of Lawn Tennis
and Its Increasing Popularity
r"j"l HE final official lawn tennis
a tournament. In JNortft. Amen-
" ra ffy ilia. caoenn (if 1310 "Will
ca for the season
take place tomorrow in Mexico City,
Mexico, under the auspices of the
Mexico Country cIud. This meeting
was to have been the opening num
ber of the season, but was later post-
I poned to be the final eent. This
season nas been one or mciaent, mu
has marked the highest poinf that ten
ins has ever reached in popular inter
est. Both in regard to the number of
players in the various events recog
nized, by the national organizaiion,
and, in the number of people who have
constituted the galleries at these meet
ings, unprecedented interest has been
AuNtrallnn Tournament
One great International event re
mains on the calendar. This is the
tournament in Australia for the custo
dy of the Davis cup, the blue ribbon of i
the entire tennis world. It has not
been determined definitely whether
America will send a challenging team
to Australia in an effort to reqlaim the
cup. This trophy is to the game of
tennis what the America's cup is to the
yachting world. It was presented by
Dwlght Davis in 1900 to be con
tested for as often as there should be a
challenging team. In that year Ameri
ca succeeded in winning it. The fol
lowing year there was no nation to
cnallonge for it. m iu it was piayeu
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es and Great Britain, and thf
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American players were successful in
defending their title. The next year
it was taken by the English team, and
England held it against all comers in
four successive tournaments. There
after it went to Australia, where it
has remained, neither England or
America being able to win it back.
At the historic game at Wimbledon,
played under the auspices of the All
England Tennis club, the champion
ship of Great Britain went to Wilding,
a New Zealander. In years gone by
this championship was proudly claimed
by the English to be the world's
highest tennis honor, but in recent
years the United States has succeeded
in disproving this claim. Wilding can
justly assume that he is the champion
or tne oia wona, out unui ue meio
the veteran American champion. W.
A. Lamed, he will have no right to
claim that he is the champion player of
the world. Lamed has never lowered
his colors to the New Zealander and
It is believed by American tennis ex
perts that ai match Detween them would
result in the triumph of the American.
' New American CIsrsc.
A notable feature of the present sea
son in America was the establishment
of a new championship class; that of
the clay court- At the February meet
ing of the United States National Ten
nis association, it was decided to give
the supporters of the clay court a na
tional tournament, and the honor of
conducting this event was awarded to
the Omaha Field club of Omaha, Neb.
The tournament was voted by all ten
nis authorities to have been a magni
ficent success. There were 103 con
testants entered and the crowd which
constituted the gallery was conserva
tively estimated at 5,000. The champi
onship went to a California player,
Melville E. Long, one of the members
of the team which went to Australia
last year in quest of the Davis cup.
There seems to be little question that
the clay court championship has estab
lished firmly and will be one of the
principal events of the future tennis
Heretofore the grass covered court
has been, used in all the principal tour
naments, and it Is the hope of most
tennis enthusiasts that such courts will
remain the favorites in future. The
culminating event of the year is the
Newport tournament, where the gallery
is made up largely of the millionaire's
club, and it is hard to tell whether
the players constitute more of a show
for the gallery or the gallery for the
plaj-ers. This tournament is fought
out on grass covered courts.
Oil Courts Pouular.
Numerous experiments have been
Beatrice p airfaxSag
ERE is a letter wliicn x .ium
deserves a special m-wr. as it
TV.OV iir, other srirls who may
have the same sort i-robUnt.s to
Dear Miss Fairfax:
I am a young girl 20 years of age,
and am engaged to a young man who
has just graduated from college.
-v,,. t nm an ornhan and have to
work to support myself, but my friend
does not like the idea or ray ""&
to business, and as he has started to
work, he wants me to. remain at home
and he will support me for a year, at
the end of which time he will be in a
position to get married.
Is this a proper thing to do? as some
of my friends claim it is not. Also,
please advise me whether I vought to
allow him to pay for my trousseau,
as I cannot afford to buy one myself.
He has paid for some of my clothes
and paid my board bill in the country,
which my friends claim is improper.
I advise "Blanche" most strongly not
to allow her fiance to pay any of her
bills. , .
If he can afford to pay her board and
dress her, he can afford to marry her.
She should continue at her work and
have enough money to buy her own
Pay Your Own Way.
Some girls seem to take "it quite as a
matter of course that the man who is
attentive to them should pay for vari
ous articles of wearing apparel, but it
is not proper that he should do so.
Pay your own way and for your own
clothes, unless you have a father, hus
band or brother to do so for you.
Never let a man pay for anything
you wear. .
It is doubtless his good heart and his
love for her that prompts "Blanche's"
fiance to wish her to give up work, but
she makes a great mistake if she does
A girl cannot be too independent in
money matters.
If a man asks you to go out with
him, he naturally expects to pay your
car fare, but do not expect-the man you
happen to meet casually to pay it.
If he insists on doing so, do not make
a fuss, but let him know thaf you are
ready to pay your own fare.
Never borrow money from a man nor
lend it to him.
The first puts you under an obliga
tion and the second you cannot afford.
The-man who would borrow
from a girl is not the kind who would
J. Haskin
made this year with on couns, ".uluC
have proved popular wherever tried
They possess; many advantages, chlet
among whlofi is their freedom from
dust, their springy surface and their
dark color, which serves to prevent the
reflection of the sun's rays from the
courts into the faces of the players.
In Montana, tennis clubs have been ex
perimenting with a molasses dressing
for the courts, with some success. In
making beet sugar there Is a rosidua of
solids uid water, which Is not greatly
different from other forms of molasses.
"When This material is applied to the
courts it is at first sticky and unsatis
factory, but a few days of sunshine
drives it into the earthSfand puts the
ground into Ideal condition for the ten
nis player, dubs- elsewhere have been
watching these experiments with mo
lasses and it is probable it will be rath
er widely used next year.
No other game is so generally played
b prominent men throughout the
world as the game of tennis, unless it be
golf The whole world is familiar with
the "tennis cabinet" of the Rosevelt
administration, and in Europe the game
has been equally well patronized by
kings and potentates. The late king
of Portugal was one of the enthusiasts
of the game, and there are many pic
tures extant showing how well he
handled the racquet. Fv games re
quire such a constant strain on the
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nnrr ni i.iit iii
part of the player.
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a case of Te
for nearly two hours, as a rule. n
many or tne great wuiuaiuouu "
principal contestants undergo periods
of training almost as strenuous as
those of a professional boxer. No one
who keeps late hours, or otherwise vi
olates the laws which make for superb
manhood, stands much chance of win
ning the honors in an important match.
Like the man who would "be a skilled
marksman, the good tennis placer must
have a remarkably keen eye and a
steady nerve, and no form of dissipa
tion will permit a man to retain these
Is a Young- Game.
Although the game of lawn tennis
is still less than 40 years old, there is
much dispute as to its origin. We are
told that a game closely related to it
was played on a court under the bal
conies of Queen Elizabeth's palace and
that she greatlj' enjoyed watching
its progress. It is doubted if there is
any single feature in the modern ten
nis game that is absolutely original.
The Romans are said to have been the
first people who ever played with a
ball. In Europe a game involving- some
of the ideas of tennis1 was played by
the kings and nobles of feudal times.
It seem to have been to tennis what the
old fashioned long-town game of ball
was to modern baseball. Tennis first
was played with a cork ball and the
bare hands. The grounds were shaped
something like an hour glass. Later
a glove was used on the hand, and this
glove was afterwards so Improved that
there were strings leading from the
forefinger to the thnmb, thus extend
ing the hitting surface of the hand.
It was an easy stage of transition
from this to the modern racquet. All
sizes, shapes -and conditions of racquets
have been used.
Orlgrlu of Name.
The name of tennis is believed to
have 'originated from the French word
"tenez", a command to play. The mod
em name is but a phonetic rendition of
ahis term. When th-e game first "at
tained a national standing in England
it had the euphonistic title of "sphair
stike". This name was given it by Ma
jor W. C. Wingfield, an officer of the
British army, who Is generally re
garded as the father of the modern
game. He brought it out in 1S74.
Members ofvthe Leamington club claim
that they played it fifteen years be
fore the advent of Wingfield's "sphalr
stike". The first organized laws for
the game were formulated In March,
1875, by the Marylebone Crjcket club.
At the urgent suggestion of Henry
Jones, afterward the "Cavendish" of
modern whist, the All-England Cro-
-quet club at Wimbledon was induced
Do Not Lend Or
Borrow Money
be very particular about returning it.
Help a Man Save.
If you earn your money you can
not afford to lend it, and if you live
an your" father's money you have no
right to lend it. l
Try and save some of your money
even though it be but Jlttle. .
Some day it will come very handy,
either to buy your trousseau or to
take a needed holiday.
The girl with a bank account is an
Independent young lady.
Don't accept expensive presents from
men, it is bad taste and it puts you
under too great an obligation. And
when a young- man 13 paying attention
to you, don't demand expensive pleas
ures. Many a girl has helped a man to
ward ruin by forcing himAto overstep
his Income for her sake.
It fs more to a girl's credit to help
a man save money than to urge him to
squander It.
And always remember, girls, that
you cannot be too "particular in all
money matters.
Keep- out of debt and save money.
Let that be your motto.
By Rev. Thomas Gregory
IR WALTER SCOTT .died 7S years
ago, September 21, 1S32 and all
the world agrees with Carlyle in
saying that when he departed he took j
a mans Hie aiong witn mm.
Incomparable was this man in the
field of literature.. The famous "Waver
ly" novels were produced at the rate
of two a vear. The last two volumes
were written in three weeks. A student
watching the movement of his hand
from a neighboring attic, said: "It
never stops; page after page is fin
ished and thrown upon that heap of
maniisorint. and. still it goes on un-
wearied, and so it will be, till candles
are brought In, and God only knows
how long after that." His resources
seemed to be inexhaustible, his energy
immortal. And over every scene he
pours the "full tide of exuberant ex
istence and makes it live ana giow.
Quickly as he worked, the stamp of his
genius was upon all that he did. His
1 fame will endure forover.
By the writings of Sir waiter acott
A feller should never marry a girl till
they've tried t pick, out wall paper to
gether. Ther's gettin' t' be quite a lot o'
rormer R'publicans.
to take up tennis. It immediately be
came the chief tennis organization of
England, and its decisions have obtain
ed throughout the world, except in the
territory of the United States National
Tennis association.
JatrodHced to Amerlcs
The game was imported Into the
United States in 1S74, and grew in fa
vor so rapidly that a National Lawn
Tennis association was organized in
1SS1. Although there, have been a num
ber of other national organizations,
this one has succeeded In making it
self the court of last resort in tennis
matters in America. It now has a
membership of nearly 200 clubs, and
the official dates of each season arei
iiea Dy it- its meetings are held in'
-vew ioric city, and most of the bus-
xiicbs is transacted upon the proxies!
that are sent in. At its meeting last
rcuruitry, m acaition to establishing
the clay court championship, it decidet
iud.t -America snould again challenge
ior tne juavis cup; but if. nrnnorK-
equipped players are not forthcoming
uuuuum is. xms- aecision will be
earried out.
Few gaiies afford such advantages
as tennis. The equipment is inPYTim.
sive, the grounds required are small;
two people can extract as much amuse
ment from it as a larger number; at
the same time getting all the benefits
of the strenuous exercise it requires.
This exercise calls into play almost
every muscle in the human anatomy.
That it Is growing in popular favor
is attested by the .increasing- number of
courts to be seen n every urban com
munity, and that it' deserves the fa
vor it is gaining is evidenced by the
verdict of all who follow It that it is
without a peer as a health-giving ex
ercise. Tomorrow Funeral Directors.
IJears Ago To- j
f From The Herald Ot Axt I
day j
This Da 1S9S.
J. B. Payne is up at Santa Fe on cy
cle business.
J. C. Sherry has returned from a S&
Louis business trip.
Major Behan has returned from a
western business trip.
W. W. Follett, the International dam
commissioner, is in Santa Fe on busi
ness, i
George Paul, jr., has arrived from
Hachita, N. M., lor a. visit with his par
ents. Millard Patterson, Waters Davis, T.
A. Falvey and A. G. Wilcox will return
from Marfa in the morning. "
H. L. Capell, judge Hunter and Will
Price return from the Odd Fellows'
meeting at Dallas in the morning.
The plaza concert season of the Mc
Ginty band was brought to a highly
successful close last night in the pres
ence of 2000 people. The large audi
ence remained to hear the entire 13
numbers and even then seemed loath
to depart.
W. A. Eddy, a painter and merchant,
was killed at Eddy by touching a live
wire on the stage of the opera house,
of which he was the manager.
Mr. Paugh of the Western Union is
building on Texas street a four room
brick cottage to cost $1200. J. Whit
more has the contract.
The verdict at Marfa in the case of
Paul vs. Mills and Crosby was for
$12,455.20 in the district court, before
special judge A. G. Wilcox.
A head of water came down the riv
er Friday at 3 p. m., and by 4 oclock
water was running over the dam at
old Fort Bliss. The water was heavy
with mud, also fish.
It is getting decidedly cool these
nights, and the Tin Roof Accommoda
tion society of the McGlnty club is med
itating retiring within doors at night
for the winter. The Tin Roof accom
modation, in days gone by, was a re
markakble organization, but since so
many of the members got married off
and done for, the society has waned, as
it were.
A carload of Chinese passed through
this afternoon in bond from San Fran
cisco to the Westalndies.
The Fort Bliss garrison left for the
Island and the Presidio on a ten days
Mrs. Marcella L. Fulkerson, of this
city, has been granted a widow's Mex
ican war pension.
mind was ever poisoned, no soul
was ever contaminated. His works are
as pure as they are sparkling; and to
the end of time they will remain the
fountain head of a wholesome delight
to millions of people.
And back bf the marvelous writing
lay the equally marvelous character.
its incorruptible integrity and
unconquerable will power. The old
guard at Waterloo, dying but never
thinking of surrendering, was not more
sublime than was Scott during the last
years of his life. He literally killed
himself trying to pay the debts that
others had thrown upon his shoulders.
The tremendous debt of one hundred
seventeen thousand pounds was more
than half paid up in four years, when
the Grand Old Man, paralyzed in mind
and body bj- his Herculean labors, died
under the peace giving delusion that
the slate was entirely clear. And It was
clear as the pure-purpose of the great
and good man's soul.

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