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EL PASO HERALD
12 Wednesday, Dee. 11, 1912 Stationery and Christmas Novelties I ' ' SJL 8 71 if I Pv- w 1 m I kM A Silberberg Diamond is the gift prized above all others s ONE THING that stands out prominently in our superb Christmas stock is diamonds. If you have been watching our windows, or our inside display of diamond jewelry, you are bound to have reached the conclusion that nowhere else in El Paso is such a fine showing being made. V suggesting diamonds as gifts, rve want to impress on you the importance of buying from people "aho are themselves diamond experts. We have no hesitancy in saying that our firm has had an extremely nide experience in handling diamonds, and no stone is allowed in our slock that not conform to the SUberberg standard. We also want to impress on you thai the prices we place on our diamonds are unusually low CONSIDERING THE QUALITY OF STONES WE SELL. Oar store is now open each evening until nine o'clock Sale of Gruen watches at 23 of f still continues & m & .frV-'-ixvs The Holiday Rush Does Not Affect The Segall Service WE WANT to remind you that during the Christmas buying rush the Segall optical service is up to its usual high standard of the other months of the year. We simply advise you of this fact so you may know that very little time will be lost from your Christ mas shopping in case you need glasses. Segall Optical Co, 230 Mesa Ave. w v sftnl$;S--:-r cr -w m we A Iff After all is said (7 ml I . J List a Few From Our Immense Stock as Mere Suggestions ' TEXAS a MESA "7Ae mere thought of buying a diamond should suggest Silbcrberg's' 1.1 WW WW C4i?Z) CLCBS OCCUPY MUCH OF THE A TTENTION OF SOCIEI Y IN EL PASO Cards A delightful affair of this week -was the bridge party given on Tuesday afternoon by Mrs. U. S. Stewart, at her home, 1401 Magoffin avenue. Mrs. Stewart's home was decorated very prettily in yellow chrysanthemums throughout. There were about 25 tables of players and four prizes were presented for highest score. They Rent to Mesdames John 31. Dean. Peter Murray, R. a Walshe and Roxy Loomis. These were all handsomely embroidered towels. After the game refreshments were served. Mrs. Stewart will be the hostess of another bridge party on Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. O'Brien enter tained the Washington club on Tues day evening at bridge and an old fashioned "spelling bee." Those pre ent were: Mr. and Mrs. J. I. O'Brien. Dr. and Mrs. Burleson Staten. Dr. and Mrs. Irving McNeil, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. O'Brien. Mrs. G. M. Marchant; Mis s Edna. Woodyard, A. Keeling; Dr. E. C Prentiss, John Hellerstedt and G. C. Willmotn. Mrs. Marchant and Dr. Prentiss will entertain the Washington club on January 14. 1813, at the home of Mrs. W. E. CBrien, 11 S Upson aTenue. " Mrs. A. R. Klein will entertain at bridge on Monday afternoon, Decem ber 16, at her home, 2614 Montana, street. Mrs. J. B. Watson entertained the Wednesday bridge club this week, on Tuesday afternoon. After the game tempting refreshments were served. The "Eureka" card club met on Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. B. J. Za briskie. at her home. 1304 Myrtle ave nue. The non-members present were Mesdames C F. Xiorty. G. w. Dennis and T. Raines. After the game a salad course 'was served The "Eureka" club will be enter tained next Tuesday afternoon by Mrs. Clarence D. Johnson. Dances The retailers held a very enjoyable dance on Thursday night at the Fra ternal Brotherhood' haU. "We again remind you that we have a large, complete stock of doll wigs, all shades to select from and all made of Teal hair. Prices reasonable. Elite tarlors, 216 Texas street Use Domestic Coke. Southwestern Fuel Co. Conducted by BUSS HALLIE IRYIN Telephones 2020 or 2040, day; and 345, night. & & & SOCIAL CALENDAR. O- 9 .. Tonight. $ Election of officers of First -O Q Baptist church Sunday school. & Thursday. - 8 Bridge party by Mrs. IT. S. O Stewart. & & "At Home," by Mr. and Mrs. - Charles H. Leavell, Miss liucile -$ Snyder. Miss Lee Walton. Free concert at the First & O- Baptist church, 8 oclock p. in., by F. G. Billings. Meeting of St. Clements' So- & & cial club. Thursday afternoon, "Needle & Work" club. & - About El Pasoans H. F. Gaul and family are moving from 9S Texas street to their new bungalow, recently completed, down the valley, on the county road near Tsleta. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Kroeger are re joicing over the arrival of a son. Mrs. Clarence D. Johnson is still ill at her home, though somewhat improved. Gifts Men Like What's the use of giving a man some thing he doesn't like? We pride our selves on the fact that nowhere in Bl Paso will you find as many gifts that men really like as here. Probably first in our catalog comes safety razors, of which wc have every good kind, at prices beginning at $1.00. Shaving ac cessories of all kinds are offered here in a wide range of choice. A pocket knife is always appreciated, and or these we have a good stock. A foun tain pen, either a Waterman or a Par ker, is another gift that will give great pleasure to a man. This is hardly the place to mention it, but many men like toilet water, perfume and other articles of a similar nature. A selection from our stock of these articles will prove highly pleasing to the recipient. Seott White & Co- 504 Mills building. Out Of Town Visitors Halliard's New York candy just ar rived. A limited number of largo boxes. Elite Confectionery. Miss Annie Brooks, of Franklin. Tenn.. has arrived to be the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. B. DuBose. " Miss Ruth Herriott, who has been visiting her cousins. Rev. and Mrs. Charles L. Overstreet. Ief t for Berkeley, Calif., on Monday. John H. Van Wuys. who has been visiting his nephew. Rev. Charles L. Overstreet and Mrs. Overstreet. for soveral days, left Tuesday morning for San Antonio, Tex. Mrs. Dee Thorning and son, Arthur, of Milwaukee. Wis., are in the city Tlslting Mrs. Thornings sister, Mrs. Carrie Boiler, of 1610 Wyoming street. zt Tr Hugh J. Donau, of Tucson, Ariz., is here on business, connected with the American National bank, of which he is a director. Mr. Donau is at the Paso del Nortf. R. L. Toung, of Las Cruces, accom panied by Mrs. Young, spent the day in El Paso Tuesday and were guests at the Hotel Paso del Norte. O. Walters, of Dexter. Tex., arrived Sunday on a short visit to his wife and child, who are visiting Mrs. Wal ers's mother, Mrs. Jesse Johnson, at 3610 Morenci street, Alta Vista. A. W. Morrison, of Sidney, Nova Scotia, is here for the winter. Before coming to El Paso Mr. Morrison was in Alamogordo for two months. J. W. Christie, wife and baby son are here from Mexico City visiting Mr. Christie's mother, Mrs. J. M. Burroughs, of 616 West Missouri street. They will remain here until after the holidays. Christmas Gifts of the Substantial Sort. Each holiday season In the past we have offered gift seekers something en tirely out of the ordinary In the way of Christmas gifts. This season, our stock is more complete than ever before with gifts of the substantial sort. There is hardly any member of the family for whom you cannot find here something that will prove a lasting pleasure. It is almost impossible for us to present a Christmas catalog, for the simple reason that a gift in furniture is of such a personal nature that gift seek ers themselves must decide on the ar ticle. El Paso Household Furnishing Co., corner Mills and Stanton streets. EI Paso Book Co. Circulating Library alc J BSaSKSSS?' Illustrated Books Liberty Belles, Illustrated by Christy, $5.00 Maidens Fair, Illustrated by Harrison Fisher, $3.50 A Gallery of Girls, Illustrated by Coles Phillips, $3 A Young Man's Fancy, Illustrated by Coles Phillips, $3.00 Henry Hurt Book, $3.00 Girls, Illustrated by Henry Hult Henry Hutt Picture Book, $3.00 Rose Buds by Henry Hutt, $2.00 American Beauties by Harrison Fisher, $1.25 Bachelor Belles by Harrison Fisher, $1.25 American Girls in Miniature by Harrison Fisher, 75 c She Loves Me by Henry Hutt, $1.50 Riley Books Illustrated, from 50c to $2.50 Golden Treasury of Songs & Lyrics, $2.25 Legends of the Alhambra, $2.50 Illustrated-6y George Hood. Longfellow's Country, $2.50 Hawthorne's Country, $2.50 Browning's Italy, $2.00 Browning's England, $2.00 A Can, on Voyage, $3.50 North Americans of Yet .rday, $4.00 Breaking the Wilderness, $4.00 Undine, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, $2.50 Over 100 titles in fiction for 1912 Poems in leather bindings from 60c to $2.00 Dainty little books in cloth and leather bindings, from 25 c upwards Books id Sets Church Affairs Monday night Mr. and Mrs. Clyde V. Nafe entertained the teachers and officers of Calvary-Houston Square Baptist church. A business session was held and after that a social hour was enjoyed and refreshments were served by the hostess. The Aid society of the First Bap tist church will be entertained on Friday afternoon from 3 to 5 oclock. at the home of Mrs. K. E. Nold, 2S26 East Boulevard. A program has been prepared for the day. if S x Rev. and Mrs. Herman G. Porter will entertain the Epworth league of the First Methodist church on Fri day evening, at the parsonage. ir -3f Mrs. P. M. Rigdon entertained one of the neighborhood divisions of the First Baptist church on Tuesday after noon. Plans for the work were dis cussed. A social hour was spent and tempting refreshments served by the hostess. Tuesday afternoon a neighborhood division of the First Baptist church, of which Mrs. T. W. Lanier is chairman, met at the home of Mrs. Carrie Evans, 1718 East Rio Grande street. Reports of the different departments of the work were given. The desire of this society is to look after the strangers who are sick or lonely in their partic ular neighborhood. Thirty visits were reported this month and literature taken to the "shut-ins." Donations were offered to be sent to Buckner's orphans home in Dallas, Texas. After the business session, a social hour was spent and refrehments of a salad course served by the hostess. At 10 oclock on Tuesday morning, the El Paso Baptist association met to lay out the mission work for the year. The Baptist convention of Texas will give $2000 for the mission work within the bounds of the association. The church es expect to raise one or two thousand more. The missionary work Is laid out by the El Paso association board on the basis of these two amounts. Missionaries were appointed for Tcrt Davis. Marfa, Fabens, Clint. Ysleta. East El Paso. Highland Park and Sierra Blanca. The employment of the city missionary for El Paso and a missionary for Marathon was deferred until a later meeting. BOOKS FOR BOYS Trie Famous Barbour Books, 60c to $1.35 The Texan Star, $ 1 .35 Airship series. $1.00 Aeroplane series, 60c Motor Boys' series, 60c FOR 25c Boy Scouts series Dare Boys series Alger, Henty, Ellis, etc GIRLS' BOOKS Anne of Green Gables, $1.35 Anrie of Avonlea, $1.25 Chronicles of Avonlea, $1.25 Kilmeny of the Orchard, $1.35 The Story Girl, $1.35 AH Above, by L. M. Montgomery Betty Wales series, $1.25 Little Colonel series, $1.35 L. T. Meade Books, 25c and 65c For The Little Folks Wonderbook & Tanglewood Tales, $2.50 Illustrited by Maxfield Parrish Poems of Childhood, by Eugene Field, $2.50 Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish Treasure Island, $2.50 Illustrated by N. C Wyeth Child's Garden of Verses, $2.50 Illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith Peter Pan, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, $1.50 Women's Organizations Mail lard's New York candy just ar rived. A limited number of large boxes. Elite Confectionery. A few French hair bands and hatpins at half price at Kline's Curio Shop. Adv. W5SgFaBBi5SE?yy yjKlW'JJ lift iti5fT Forma Dress Every art, every bit of experience of the most expert of dry cleaners is called upon in cleaning opera cloaks, evening gowns, dress suits, etc. If you send them to us for Faultless Dry Cleaning you'll be sending them to experts who know just what to do to get the results you desire. There arc cheaper cleaners, but they cannot possibly give you the same service. Our equipment has taken years and inventive genius to perfect. Let ns prove the effectiveness we know we have brought about. HOLMES '& CLEANING WORKS 218 Mesa Avenue. Tel. 786, 787, 791. 701 Texas. The Sunshine Helpers, a branch of the International Sunshine society of El Paso, entertained with a "silver tea" on Monday night at the home of Miss Dee Ellis, 1401 Boulevard street. The house was decorated for the oc casion with palms, ferns and white carnations. The dining table was cov ered with a Battenberg cloth. On a reflector, which stood In the center of the table, was a basket filled with I white carnations and ferns. Mrs. J I A. Pickett poured tea here. Punch was I served In the rpom where a fortune ' teller held sway, and imparted all fu j ture happenings to those applying. An orchestra furnished music the enure evening. Boxes of candy were auctioned off by Gunther Lessing and much merri ment was caused. An ice course was served and the following program given: Piano solo. Miss Margaret Hender son. Reading. Mrs. Hugh Crouse. Vocal solo. Miss Jelnsing. Violin, Miss Alicia O'Neil. Reading. Katherine Harper. Vocal solo, Mrs. II. E. Bowles. Reading, Mrs. Gertrude Ledbetter. Vocal solo. Miss Alicia O'Neil. The music department of the Wom an's club is holding a. meeting this afternoon at the Hotel Paso del Norte. The Beta Beta club 1b meeting this afternoon with Miss Florence Reed. Thursday morning there will be a meeting of the board of the Y. W. C. A. at the central rooms, over Calish cr's store. Thursday night at 7:15. there 'will be a speciaWBlblc study on "The Life of Christ in Art." 3fr -9& & BIBLES . Text, reference and teachers in leather bindings, from 75c to $7.00 : Red LeTter Temporal Blessings m V , Christian Workers New Version '",' t Testaments m cloth and leather PRAYER-BOOKS Catholic hi leather and celluloid Key of Heaven, 50c to $6.00 Manual of Prayer, $1.50 to $2.25 Episcopal in cloth and leather, 75c to $6.00 Sky Island, the New Baum Book, $1.25- Christmas Tales & Christmas Verse, by Eugene Field, $1.50 The Live Doll series, $ 1 .25 Wizard of Oz and other Oz Books, $1.25 Mother Goose, 25 c to $1.25 Fairy Tales at all prices Muslin books in fast colors Small books, from 10c upward LEATHER GOODS Address Books, Writing Desks, Bridge Sets, Dominoes, Cribbage, Chess, Game of 500, Auction Bridge, etc Bill Books, Letter Cases, Purses and many nice gifts too numerous to mention. STATIONERY Hurd's and Crane's in beautiful boxes Waterman s Ideal Fountain Pens A very appropriate and useful present for any mem ber of the family. CHRISTMAS LETTERS An artistic line. Must be seen to be appreciated. Miscellaneous Harrison Fisher Calenders Memorandum Books in leather binding. Date Books, Diaries, Address Books Christmas Cards Xmas Boxes, Tags, Seals and everything to make the Xmas package pretty. ' lii Currants ( vgZS 108 Mesa Avenue Store m MARCH ETNG- SOTTSA'S l T-k A TTMTTniTm m -r-r-.T JJ.UXXL1.iXj XU WXiii The Lodges The Woman's Catholic Order of For resters is meeting this afternoon in business session for the election of of ficers at the Knights of Columbus hall Use Doiasstlp Coke. Southwestern Fuel Co. Miw Helen Will Jlnrry Younj: Stock Broker Hamilton Abert In Xerr York December 17. John Philip Souse, the famous band master, will conduct his daughter, Miss Helen to the altar In the chapel of St Thomas's church. New York, on the af ternoon of Tuesday, December 17, to give her in marriage to Hamilton Abort, a young stock broker and member of the firm of Raymond Starr & Co., No. 116 Broadway, New York. The mar riage will be performed by the Rev. Dr. Stires. The young- couple have procured a license already. "The wedding will be followed by a reception at the St. Regis," said the bride-to-be. a strikingly handsome girl, to a reporter at No. 9 East 39th street. "Then we shall go on our honeymoon. Where? Why. no one know; at least, no one but ourselves. Miss Sousa returned from Europe last Wednesday. She had been abroad since last June. She and Mr. Abert have known each other for several years and have been betrothed for some time. Miss Sousa was in El Paso with her father and mother last October, when her father's famous band played at the El Paso theater on its return from a tour of the world, and is known to a number of El Pasoans. Miss Sousa, her sister and her mother are all de voted to the camera and took many pictures of Juarez and EI Paso while here and greatly enjoyed their visit to the Mexican town. The bride to be procured a full collection of Mexican postage stamps while in Juarez and also brought back a collection of Mex ican pottery. To clean it out In a hurry nriO rolls I 'lisrhm damac l roofing at half price, j Lnnder Lumber Co. MOCK TRIAL JURY UNABLE TO AGREE Stands Ten to Tito In Trial of Philip Ladley. Conducted by Clubs of St. Clement') Church. Philip Ladley must be tried again for the murder of Jennie Briee. By a vote of 16 for conviction and two for acquittal the Jury in tne case or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania against Philip Ladley, disagreed and was dis charged. The trial was arranged by the St. Clement's Men's club and Social club, and was given by these clubs in Ken drlck hall Tuesday night. Taking the uncompleted mystery story of the death of Jennie Brice, which has been appearing in a current magazine, the two clubs conducted the trial with all the formalities and much more fun than the Texas courts inject into their proceedings. Each of the characters in the story were represented by the elub members and the jury was drawn from the audience. Judge Peyton F. Ed wards presided. Philip Ladley was impersonated by H. F. Easter and was brought into court by sheriff H. Y. Ellis, who was dressed in a policeman's uniform. R. M. Reed was the prosecuting at torney and conducted the case for the state. V. R. Stiles was the chief coun sel for the defence and injected humor Into the trial. Attorney Stiles -was as sisted by Randolph Terry and by David McKnlght. The witnesses in the case were care fully drilled in their parts and were the best part of the trial. Mrs. Hal Christie was Mrs. Pittman. the board ing house keeper and Hash mistress Miss Kate Adams acted the Dart of Marie Antoinette Hope an actress Miss 4 juuiie oie. aressea in afepest mourn ing, impersonated the widow Murrv who"!p daiiErhtt-r wns infatuated with the prisoner Mrs Kenneth MacCallum was tho sister of Jennie Brice- Miss Constance Pateman wa the country ins-- if th. 1 tile tow n I Xct. vj.i.1 w.u instructed hi judse P. F. Edwards. While the jury deliber ated & quartet sang. Above the oices of the singers could be heard the count of the votes in the jury room, "gullt. guilty, "guilty." which gave a touct of grewaome realism to the mock trial. H. B. Stevens was selected as fore man of the jury and: the other mem bers were: H. W. Broaddus, J. W. Davis. George Freeman. Walter Arnold. J. W. Luca?. Sis. Schwab, C. M. Lyman. Ray An derson. R. H. Smith, J. M. Hay and K. B. Hayes. The cast consisted of the following: The judge, judge Peyton F. Edwards, prosecuting attorney. R, M. Reed: law yers for defence. David McKnight, V. R. Stiles. Randolph Terry: detectives. F. C. Coleman and Donald Davis: court clerks. Hal E. Christie and B. M. G. Williams; court reporter. Norman M Walker; court photographer, W. F Stuart: policeman, H. Y. Ellis, prisoner. H. F. Easter: witnesses for state, Mrs. Hal E. Christie Miss Kate Adams. MKs Lillian Cole. Mrs. Kenneth MacCallum, Russell Rokahr. J. W. Moss, MUton Shedd. Kenneth MacCallum. George Rogers. Dr. Joe. W. Yard, witnesses for the defence. Miss Constance Pate man. Vincent Woodbury. H. F. Easter While the jury was deliberating on their verdict a selection was rendered b a quartet composed of Messrs. Witte, Dick. Lemon and Hamlin. Sweljings of the flesh caused by in flammation, cold, fractures of the bon toothache, neuralgia or rheumatism can be relieved by applying BALLARD'-! SNOW LINIMENT. It should be well rubbed in over the part affected It great healing and penetrating pow r eases the pain, reduces swelling and re stores natural conditions. Price 25c. 50 and Jl 00 per bottle Sold by Scott White & Co. three stores. Adv. 'losing out oi antiques and art good still going on at Kline's Curio Shop Ad Shop earlv. -while ou mar nav e t1 choice of the Christmas offerings m El Paso stores.