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"FIREFLY" PROGRAM GIVEN BY WOMEN'S
CLUB TO LARGE AUDIENCE WEDNESDAY
IN the "Firefly-" program given Wed
nesday afternoon at the High
school, the musks department of the
Woman's club produced a splendid af
ternoon's entertainment The music or
the opera was given in the sequence in
which it occurs. The numbers were
well rendered and enthusiastically re
ceived by the largest audience that has
attended a club program this year.
Mrs. Walter D. Howe, who was in
charge of the program, gave a very
brief account of the works of the com
pnsers of the opera. Otto Hauerbach
and Rudolf Frlml. Miss Virginia Sem
plc played the overture. The opening
chorus, "A. Trip to Bermuda," was sung
bv Parvin Witte with a chorus of 1.
women. Miss Delia Rosenstein sang
"Love is Like a Firefly," with chorus.
Miss Alicia O'Neill sang "Giannina
Mia." Mrs. Ralph Henderson, with the
chorus, sang "In Sapphire Seas," with
a flute obllgato played by senor S.
Fmjflee. Mrs. Frances Well played the
piano accompaniment for all these
numbers. "Tommy Atkins" was sung
by Mrs. Robert Lander, accompanied
on the piano by Mrs. W. R. Brown. A
TerT catchy dfet, "Sympathy," was dra
jnatlcallv sung by Mrs. A. H. Goldstein
and Fred G. Billings. Mrs. Brown was
the accompanist. Parvin Witte sang
'. Woman's Smile," Mrs. Weil accom
panvlng him on the piano. "The Beau
tiTul Ship From Toyland" was sung by
M:s. Ralph Henderson and the chorus,
accompanied by Mrs. Weil. "When a
Maid Comes Knocking at Your Heart"
was sung bv Mrs. W. D. Howe, accom
panied by Mrs. W. R. Brown. Senor
p Souflee played the "Firefly" waltz as
a flute solo, accompanied by Mrs. Well.
FredVG- Billings sang "An American
Beautv Rose." Mrs. A. H. Goldstein
sang "The Latest Thing From Paris."
Mrs. J. J. Raster sang "The Dawn of
Love." Mrs. W. R. Brown accompanied
these three singers on the piano.
The program closed with the finale,
mini; hv the chorus, accompanied by
Mrs Weil. In the chorus, which was
directed by Mrs.' Ralph Henderson,
were- Mesdameg Walter Christie, A.
W liprew, Webb Hayden, R. P. Mosson,
P C. Booth, W. R Schutz, Henry Clay
Greer, J. J. Tyndall; Misses Anne Lee
Rix. Dora Akin and Ella Peck.
Preceding the program a Brief busi
ness session of the department was
held with the chairman, Mrs. George
Brunner. presiding. Mrs. John F. Mil
ler, acting secretary, read the minutes
of the last meeting. Mrs. W. J. Cox
gave the treasurer's report. Mrs. Olga
Kohlhcrg. on behalf of Mrs. A. P. Aver
ill, mi'ile an appeal for books to be sent
bv Mrs. Averill to the rural clubs In
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Sometning new tins Xmas, a gift
"Sne" -will really appreciate. One of
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west Texas. Books that are worth
while and that are in good condition,
that would be acceptable for libraries,
are desired. This is in line with, the
work for the rural districts urged at
the recent state convention. Mrs.
Thomas J. Quigley announced on be
half of Mrs. C. I Smith, of the art de
partment, that the next meeting of the
art department would be held on De
cember JO. instead of the date set in
the year book, December 23.
Mrs. George Brunner, the music de
partment chairman, announced that the
next program of the music department
would be the first humorous program
given by the department The first
half of the program would be miscel
laneous selections and the latter nan
would be the "Toy Symphony." Mrs.
Ralph Henderson will be In charge ol
the program, which will be given on
January. 13. Mrs. C. D. Johnson, the
first vice chairman, will preside. Mrs.
Brunner also urged the club members
to watch The Herald or the announce
ment of the next concert by the El
Paso Symphony orchestra and asked
that all club members attend the. con
cert and take their friends with them
to give the musicians the encourage
ment of a large audience of apprecia
tive music lovers. The concert will In
clude the "Peer Gynf suite by Grieg,
and Rossini's "William Tell" music.
The concerts are free to the public, as
the orchestra is supported by private
subscription. The music department
had so grown that Mrs. Brunner an
nounced that an Information bureau
was necessary .for the department and
that this had been appointed with the
following members: Mrs. C M. Lyman,
chairman; Mrs. J. E. Bowen, vice chair
man; Mesdames Fred Spence, Frank
Turner. Hal E. Christie, H. T. Ellis,
Fred G. Billings, W. Van Long, F. A.
Hughes, W. J. Freeman, Samuel B.
Prewitt, J. C Schuller, A. & "Howren
Misses Anna Sorenson, Mary Connors,
Kstelle Goodman and Rose Goodman.
Mrs. Brunner also announced that Mrs.
C. D. Johnson was the chairman of the
original music day and asked the club
members to send their musical compo
sitions to her and urge their friends to
do the same. She announced the con
cert for the music department to be
given by Madame Lucia LaCosta on
January 4.
Mrs. S. H. Sutherland. In charge of
the club year books, asked that mem
bers who had not yet obtained their
year books would secure these from
her. The hostesses of the day were
Mrs. Brunner, Mrs. Howe and the mem
bers of the information committee. Miss
Louise Blumenthal and Miss Rose
Goodman distributed the programs to
the guests as they entered.
Parties.
J. JU11 A1U kia ij " ft..." "j
the Christian Endeavor society of the
First Presbyterian church Monday
night in the basement room of the
church building. Everyone came in
children's costumes the girls with
their hair hanging and wearing short
skirts, and the boys in knee trousers.
The losing side In a membership con
test that has lasted for several
weeks entertained the winners. The
Sunday school room was arranged
with chairs in theater fashion and a
burlesque vaudeville performance was
given bv the losers. The seats in the
"theater" were numbered and tickets
had to be obtained from the box office,
l.r'-sided over by Miss Marie Schwartz.
Glenn Bixler and Hal Stewart were
the ushers. The opening number on
the program was a chorus, "School
Davs." sung by the losers. Then
"Reggie Schiltz." who was W. L. Ben
ton, plaved a burlesque violin solo.
"Lizzie Long" was recited by Miss
Mildred Hughes. "The Old Gray
r.onw is Dead" was sung by the Short
Twins," who were Misses Emma
Laughlin and Margaret Laughlin. A
A l.lt t.t.3 BFti. T..O rrlvon TV
one act play. My -L.ii.ue cisier,
given. "Softy Olutz." the little sister.
w?s acted by Mrs. Olive Gpok. ".I.
Ohlander was "Little Oley," the big
sister's best beau, and "Gwennle
Olutz," the big sister, was played by
Miss MHdred Hughes. Following the
performance, children's games drop
the handkerchief, etc. were played
and stick candv and animal crackers
were served. Refreshments of hot
chocolate and cake were served later
in the evening, partners being chosen
bv matching halves of cut out paper
animals. JVllSS JiarguBrnc " C t
the prize of a doll for having the best
child's costume among the girls, ana
- , . .tA n nv drum tTOR WOn
by Fred Maurer. Among those at
tending tne party were "" uu" "
C L. Overstreet. Mr. and Mrs. H. T.
t. : - ! fpD TTnl RtAwnrt. Mes-
dames G. A. Graham, Olive Cook. N.
ia--..-.....4 anil TT T. Tfnnlnsrtn. Misses
Marguerite Iverson, Mildred Hughes.
Sadie Liny. l-iorence jiii.v, ii.
.-, ... irnvtravAf T.ur-Hlln Himmll
BCiivnti is, ..itt.a ...- -. --
Laughlin. Frances Clayton, Margaret
Foster, i-rances rosier. e,oici. -
lard. Treva Blair, Alice T ilson, Edltn
m , rl. CmaII Mlntila Too T.acKl-.
ter, Lena Elchaker, Ruth Keating, Nell
Porter, Mae aiorris. Aiieen ovaimci.
Helen Westegard, Vonia Bray. Mary
Holt Erma Kuhn, Adelaide Overstreet
thur Robinson, M. Moore. Dale Carlton,
William mxier, uienn rsixier, . "
Ohlender. James Skinner; James Still.
Walter Clayton jr. Charles Overstreet
Jr. R Mlche, Glenn Iiemnhill. Fred
Maurer. W. L. Benton, J. E. Gillespio.
A. Holliday, R C. Jackson. J. Gilberts,
Billv Blair. A. A. Westegard. W. R.
Atkinson, E. Price and Joe Moore.
El Pasoans Returning.
T. K. Partridge, who has been on a
business trip to Nogales, will return to
El Paso Saturday.
Mrs. Y. Del Campo has returned from
a visit of several weeks with friends in
Chihuahua city. Mexico.
Mrs. E. E. Windsor, who has been
visiting in Douglas for the past few
weeks, returned today to her home In
El Paso.
El Pasoans Awau.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Millar will leave
December 17 to spend the holidays vis
iting Mrs. Miller's parents in Missouri
and Mr. Miller's parents in Arkansas.
For the folks back home, Inte'rna
clonal cigars. Advertisement
LEAF
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Dinners, Luncheons, Teas.
Lieut George M. Russell was host at
a little dinner party at the Valley Inn.
Ysleta, Tuesday evening. His guests
were Dr. and Mrs. W. R, Jamleson,
Miss Alice Wulff. Miss Martha inur
mond and Lieut W. W. Gordon, t
Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Maloney enter
tained at dinner Wednesday nght at
their home on Mesa avenue, in honor
of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Closson, of
Santa. Fe, N. M. Covers were laid for
six guests. Mr. Closson Is the sheriff
of Santa Fe county.-
Capt J.ohn S. Chambers entertained
with an informal little dinner Wednes
day night at the Country club, preced
ing the midweek dance, for which the
guests remained. His guests were Mrs.
W. D. Lansden, of Ysleta, and his
cousins, Mrs. Carloyn Payne Harris and
W. F. Payne.
Mrs. F. W. Berkshire entertained very
lnformally Tuesday afternoon with a
little neighborhood afternoon tea at
her home on Ufrson avenuecomplimen
tary to Mrs. P. T. Alyes,- of Carydon,
Kentucky. The guests brought their
fancy work and sewing. Mrs. B. F.
Janness won the prize in the guessing
contest which was one of the enter
taining features of the afternoon. Mrs.
P. T. Alves won the consolation prize.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Potter enter
tained with a delightfully informal"
supper party Wednesday' night at the
Harvey House. The table was decorated
with pink carnations and ferns, and
boquets of these flowers' werq present
ed the women guests. In the party
were Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Beach, Mr.
and Mrs. Winchester Cooley, Mr. and
Mrs. Fred .T. Feldman and Mr. and Mrs.
George Sauer. The guests motored to
the Country club after dinner and at
tended the midweek hop.
Mrs. M. O. Wright entertained in
honor of Miss Virginia Stewart Tues
day, with a very prettily appointed
luncheon, at her home on Montana
street There were 24 guests and these
were seated at two large tables which
were decorated alike with silver bas
kets tied with pink tulle bows filled
with LaFrance roses, as the center
pieces, and small baskets filled with
violets and Cecil Brunner roses about
the table. The placecards were in Jap
anese design.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Starks, of Altura
Park, celebrated the anniversaries of
their birthdays, which occur on the
same dav, with a dinner party Tuesday
evening "at their home. The table was
decorated with carnations and ferns
and a cluster of carnations lay beside
each guest's plate. After the dinner,
the guests played cards and danced.
Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs.
R S. Hughes, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Polley,
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Slack. Mr. and Mrs.
Fred J. Frlcke, Mr. and Mrs. G. D.
Howser.
Mrs. Frank Dow entertained with a
Mexican supper Tuesday night at her
home. 1219 Hutton street. In honor of
the visiting women from Douglas, who
came to attend the school of instruc
tion of the auxiliary' to the Order of
Railway Conductors, held Monday and
Tuesday in El Paso. The supper table
was attractively decorated with carna
tions and ferns. Following the dinner,
musical selections were enjoyed. Miss
Margaret Irby sang, with Miss Nina
Smith playing the piano accompani
ment The guests of honor were: Mes
dames H. L. Wattles, C. H. Curlee. R.
C Thompson and H. E. Dow. all of
Douglas. The other guests were Mes
dames J. T. Gentry and A. J. Hughes;
Misses Margaret Irby. .Ruth Gentry
and Nina Smith.
Women's Oreamzations.
Mrs. E. P. Rankin, Jr.. will entertain
the Beta Beta club next Wednesday.
The meeting was postponed from Dec. 9.
rvrrloro f thn DsiiErhters Of Erin
Twill be eleotea Friday afternoon at a
meeting of the order to be neia in me
Knights of Pythias hall.
The Aid society of the First Chris
tian church will hold Us monthly social
Tuesday afternoon in the church par
lors. Mrs. Fred Mulberry entertained the
W. M. C. I. club Wednesday afternoon
at her apartment in the Fisk apart
ments. Only the club members were
present The afternoon was spent In
the usual way with fancy work and
later refreshments were served.
Mrs. Ellen Rogers entertained the A.
I. A clnh Wednesdav afternoon at her
i home on Aurora street The afternoon
was spent by the members in xancy
work and later refreshments were
served. The club will discontinue meet
ing until after the holidays.
Miss Elsinor Shelton entertained the
members of the Zeta Tau Alpha soror
ity Tuesday afternoon at her home on
Nevada street The meeting was prin
cipally devoted to business. The soror
ity will not meet again until after the
Christmas holidays.
The annual Christian Women's Board
of Missions day was observed by the
auxiliary of the society in the parlors
ol tne first unristian cnurpn weanea
day evening, with an interesting proi
gram and social. Mrs. G. A. Thumm
talkedon the purpose of the annual ob
servance of the day. Mrs. R. B. Homan
read a letter from a missionary in In
dia. Mrs. W. T. Hayes spoke of the
work being done in the church with
the younger people in the Triangle
club and Junior Missionary society.
Following these speakers an offering
for missions was collected. Then a
social time was enjoyed. Hot choco
late and cake were served by the lead
ers of the four divisions, Mesdames R.
B. Homan, G. A. Thumm, D. F."Johnson
and R. M. Ashley. About 35 members
were, present
The Army.
Lieut Ralph H. Leavltt of the sixth
infantry, who has been ill in camp, was
taken to the Fort Bliss hospital Wed
nesday. MaJ. William Elliott depot quarter
master, has been Joined by Mrs. Elliott
from Washington and has taken apart
ment No. 35 at the Palms Court MaJ.
Elliott formerly was at the Toltec club.
About El Pasoans.
Mrs. Lee O. Boswell, who was sudden
ly taken very 111 the first of the week,
is much improved. She is at Hotel Dleu.
Miss Lemire Nebeker, who was oper
ated upon for appendicitis at Hotel Dieu
the first of the week, is doing nicely.
Why Not?
Mexican Handmade Drawnwork for
Xmas present at
Beach's Art Shop,
408 San Francisco St Advertisement
How She Discarded
Unsightly Complexion
How often I exclaimed as I beheld my
ugly complexion in the mirror, "If I only
could tear off this old kln!" Andj do you
know, rve learned how to do that very
thine? Not to actually remove the entire
akin all of a sudden; that would be too
heroic a method and painful, too. I Imagine.
Tha worn-out cuticle comes .off in such
tiny particles, and so gradually requiring
about ten days to complete the transforma
tion It doesn't hurt a bit Day by day the
beautiful complexion underneath comes
forth. Marvelous! No matter how muddy,
rough, blotchy or aged your complexion, you
can surely discard it by this simple process.
Just get an ounce of ordinary mercolised
wax at your druggist's, apply nightly like
cold cream, washing It off mornings.
My wrinkles I got rid of by an equally
simple method. By dissolving an ounce of
powdeed saxollte In a half-pint witch hazel
and bathing my face in the solution, every
line completely disappeared. First the finer
lines, finally even the lep crow's feet
vanished entirely Mona Morrow In Town
Tattler. Advertisement
PASO HEBALD
Lodges and Cluhs.
t,a .nvixr inrio-A moptimr of Kl Paso
lodge. Fraternal Brotherhood, was hew
Wednesdav night in the rooms oIW.
Ida E. Bishop, in the Herald building.
Plans were discussed for the Christmas
Eve mask, ball, which will be given by
the order December 24. in Ryans hall.
N. B. LaRoek, Mrs. Ruby Van Nattan
and Mrs. Julia A. Sharp are on the
committee in charge.
The United Confederate -Veterans or
the John C. Brown camp No. 46S, met
Sunday afternoon in the Coles building.
Routine business was transacted ana
then a social hour was enjoyed. There
were a number of guests present The
veterans at the meeting were Lieut J.
M. Roberts, Lieut Skelton Glenn, com
rades B. E. Major, F. M. Johnson. J. H.
Johnston, J. C. Roseborough, . L.
Kendell, B. F. Philips. George Dillard,
George Herold. R. W. McCown. J. B.
Harris. O. G. Jones, Dennis Finn ij. 1.
Stokes, Parker Burftham, J. T. Crinshaw
and Dr. F. B. Magruder.
Election of officers was held Wed
nesday afternoon by the Womens
Catholic Order of Foresters at its meet
ing in the Knights of Pythias hall. Mrs
C. M. Cunningham was elected ch ef
ranger; Mrs. Maria Quesnel. vice chief
ranger; Mrs. M. P. Maloney. recording
secretary; Mrs. James Meuttmann,
finance secretary; Mrs. Mary A. tapeu
man. treasurer; Mrs. T. M. Rj-an, Jlrs.
Paul Brlesh and Mrs. P. E. Kelly,
trustees; Mrs. Hannah Crowley and
Mrs. Earl Maxon, conductors Mrs. J.
Coleman and Mrs. Thomas Kelly, senti
nels. The instalation of these officers
will be held ther first meeting in Jan
uary. ..,
In honor of the visiting officers.
Willow Grove Is holding a meeting this
afternoon in the Knijrhts of Pythias
halL Alameda Grove will have a meet
ing Friday afternoon at Woodmen s
hail in East El Paso in honor of Mrs.
Manchester and Mrs. Thomas. Officers
in the Alameda Grove have recently
been elected as follows: Mrs. Rossle C.
Bourland, guardian; Mrs. Mary Oldman,
advisor; Mrs. Viola Fraser, attendent;
Mrs. Cora O. Clark, clerk; Mrs. Emma
Cole, chaplain; Mrs. Maud Hammett in
ner sentinel; Mary Pollard, outer sen
tinel; Dr. W. M. Branch and Dr. W. R.
Weeks, examining physicians; Mrs.
Kate Welsh and Mrs. Nora W. Dawson,
managers. The officers will be installed
at the first meeting in January.
In honor of the visiting officers of the
Woodmen Circle, Mrs. Emma B. Man
chester, of Omaha. Neb., supreme guar
dian of the Woodmen Circle, and Mrs.
HenrTetta A. Thomas, of Fort Worth,
Tex., state manager, a Joint lodge meet
ing of Willow Grove No. 84 and Ala
meda Grove No. 983. was held Wednes
day night in the Knights of Pythias
hall. It was a closed lodge meeting and
valuable instruction was given the
members by the visiting officers. Fol
lowing the business and addresses an
Informal reception was held to enable
the lodge members to meet the visiting
officers. Boquets of flowers were pre
sented the guests and refreshments
were served. Among the visiting mem
bers who have come from out of
town to meet these visiting of
ficers are Mrs. Bertha Thornhlll. of
East Las Vegas, N. M.; Mrs. Dolly Rob
erts, of Marathon, Tex.; Mrs. Lillie
Granger, of Marathon, Tex.; Mrs. Amelia
Dalton.. of East Las Vegas, and Mrs.
Florence K. Brown, of Little Rock,
Ark.
Dances.
El Pas9 aerie No. 73, of the Fraternal
Order of Eagles, will entertain its mem
bers and friends with a, dance tonight
in the Eagles' hall.
A fairly good crowd of dancers
attended the last Wednesday night
dance at the Country club. These mid
week dances will not be resumed again
until spring. The 20th infantry band
played the dance music. Among some
of those present were: Maj. and Mrs.
George Moore, Capt and Mrs. B. PJohn
son, Capt and Mrs. Lawrence Simonds,
Capt and Mrs. C. C. Smith, Copt, and
Mrs. Ben Lear, Capt and Mrs.AV. Owen
Seaman, Lieut, and Mrs. Chjrles K.
Nulsen, Lieut and Mrs. L. K. Ijnderhtll,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Potter. ?ilr. and
Mrs. Henry S. Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Win
chester Cooley, Mr. and Mrs. Fred J.
Feldman, Mr. and Mrs. George Sauer,
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Barbee. Mr and
Mrs. Richard Warren, Mr. and Mrs. Ken
neth D. Oliver, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wri5ht,
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Daniels; Mesdames
J. C. Krause, Stanley. Johnson, J. A.
Goodall, W. D. Lansden, of Ysleta; Caro
lyn Payne Harris; Misses Marion! Young,
Virginia Semple, Virginia Stewart Be
atrice Pateman. Lauramaude Fink, Anne
Lee Gaines, Valeria Garrard, Floy
Pence, Mildred Whitfield. Mary Kaye
Alves. Margaret Davis, Katherine Ed
gar, Martha Thurmond. Gertrude Leigh
ton and Margaret O'Connor, of Chicago;
Col. Joseph Garrard. Capt. John S.
Chambers, Capt A. P. Watts, Capt Mar
tin L. Crlmmins, Capt A. W. Bjornstad,
Lleuts. Dale F. McDonald, George R.
Guild, Dennis E. McCunnlff, Theodore
Barnes Jr., W. M. Bailey. W. a Hough
ton. W H. Simpson, Oliver S. Wood, K
C. Rogers; Messrs. W. F. Payne. John
Porter Pryor Jr., James Alves, Tom
Mayfleld, Floyd Bates, Ted Davis. W.
H. F. Judd, Claude Buckler and How
ard Merrill.
Out Of Town Visitors.
Fred W. Knollenberg has returned 10
his home in Qulncy. 111., after a visit
with his son Fred C. Knollenberg.
Mr. and Mrs. George Stovall, of Abi
lene, Texas, are in El Paso for a short
time, guests at Hotel Normandle.
Mrs. P. T. Alves. of Carydon, Ky., Is
spending the winter with her son and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Alves.
Mrs. O B. Crawford of Big Springs.
Tex., has come to El Paso to be with
her daughter, Mrs. Lee O. Boswell, who
is quite ilL
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cowln, of Chi
cago, are expected to arrive Thursday
to spend the winter with their son and
daughter, Mr. andiMrs. F. W. Berkshire
at their home on Upson avenue.
Mrs. Joseph Nygren and daughter.
Fay, of Lordsburg, N. M.. who have
been visiting Mrs. Will Wandell, on
Missouri street, left for their home
Wednesday. Mrs. Nygren is contem
plating making El Paso her home in
the near future.
Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Bretz. of Jackson
ville, Fla., will spend the Christmas
holidays with Rev. Mr. Bretz's brother
and his family, Mr. and Mrs. Charle3 W.
Bretz, at their home on Louisville street
Rev. Mr. Bretz has accepted the pastor
ate of the Methodist Episcopaf church
at Espanola, N. M.. and will take charge
the first Sunday in January.
Cards.
Mrs. A. Appleby will entertain the
"500" club Wednesday afternoon of
next week at her home, 710 Wyoming
street
Mrs. William Quigley, who has been
in El Paso for a short time, a guest at
Hotel Paso del Norte, will return to
Chihuahua Friday. Mrs. Quigley was
the guest of honor at a bridge partj
given by Mrs. R W. Curtis and Mrs.
Harry C. Piatt Wednesday afternoon at
their home on Upson avenue. Mrs. T. N.
Souter won the prize for highest score,
a hand painted plate. Mrs. Souter also
won the prize for which the members
cut. a crocheted towcL Mrs. Quigley
was presented with a silver tea ball as
a souvenir of the occasion. Following
the games, a two course luncheon was
served. There were four tables of
guests. Mrs. G. D. Doveton is enter
taining this afternoon with a bridge
party In honor of Mrs. Quigley at her
home on West Boulevard.
Parties.
Mrs. A. Owen Seaman will entertain
Saturday afternoon with a children's
party in honor of the third birthday
anniversary of her little son, Jack Sea
man. NAVAL COLLIER DlAMAGED.
Washington. D. C, Dec. 10. The big
naval collier Jupiter, one of the best in
the navy, has been damaged by a storm
off the Atlantic coast and is proceed
ing to New York, according to a wire
less to the navy department Wednes
dav night from Lieut Com. Kempff
The vessel left Philadelphia for Boston
December 4.
0151 PUNT
TO BE REBUILT
Inventor, Unbroken by $7,-
000,000 Blaze, Awaits
Cooling of Debris.
West Orange, N. J., Dec 10. The
main plant of the Edison company, de
stroyed by fire Wednesday night with
a loss estimated by Thomas A. Edison
at $7,000,000, will be rebuilt Mr.
Edison announced here he was merely
awaiting the cooling of the debris be
fore preparing plans for reconstruc
tion. "I am pretty well burned out," he
said, "but though I am over 67 years
of age, I'll start all over again."
The plant destroyed comprised an
entire block of modern reinforced con
crete buildings supposedly fireproof.
The laboratory alone was saved.
Kxplonlon Itenponalble, Belief.
It Is thought the fire started by an
explosion in the inspection building.
Many explosions occurred during the
progress of the flames. Mr. Edison him
self directed the fighting of the fire
and the saving of much delicate ap
paratus. There was about $2,000,000 insurance
on the plant. Three thousand employes
were temporarily thrown out of work.
MRS. F. P. MILLER
DIES THURSDAY
Mrs. Iva Conneil Miller, wife of Dr.
Felix P. Miller, surgeon for the Texas
& Pacific railway, died Thursday morn
ing at 4:30 oclock In a local hospital,
where she had been ill for the past
three weeks.
Mrs. Miller had lived in El Paso for
over 10 years. She took up several
homestead claims in Franklin, about
12 miles beyond El Paso on the Ala
mogordo road, and lived upon these for
a number of years until she had ob
tained the titles to the land.
She is survived by her husband. Dr.
Miller, and three children, Sampson,
Felix and Iva Dell Miller; her mother,
Mrs. J. C. Hall; a brother, Robert Hall,
living In Brownwood, Tex.; a brother,
W. C. Conneil. and a sister. Mrs. J. L.
Ely, living in El Paso. The funeral ar
rangements have not been completed,
but the service will be held Friday.
rFIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES OF
STATE DECIDE TO 1'AI WAIl TAX
Austin. Tex.. Dec. 10. The fire In
surance companies doing business in the
state have decided to pay the war tax
which must be placed on all policies is
sued. In accordance with the ruling of
the attorney general'3 department as
from the state fire insurance commis
sion It Is learned that no request has
been filed by any of the companies for
a hearing on the proposition and none
of the companies have made any protest
against the payment of the tax.
DOROTHY DORE'S
DEBUT ANNOUNCED
Will Be Held Saturday and
Hundreds of the Most Dis
criminating "Women of
El Paso Will Attend.
The Informal El Paso debut of Doro
thy Dore, which has been eagerly
awaited by the discriminating women
of this eity, is announced for Saturday
at 212 Mills building, and all the ladies
of EI Paso especially those, interested
in the latest Parisian modes are in
vited. Dorothy Dore Is to be the name of the
local branch of the Atelier Dore. one of
New York's most fashionable women s
ready-to-wear establishments. At the
informal opening on Saturday there
will be presented for the first time a
selected assortment of original and ex
clusive creations in dansant frocks,
evening gowns, afternoon and street
dresses. Every garment shown will
reflect the very newest Parisian and
eastern style tendencies, and the ex
hibit promises to be in every way a
treat for women who can appreciate
genuine distinctiveness in dress. The
Dorothy Dore establishment is being
very handsomely equipped as a salon
des modes, and Its location, on the sec
ond floor of the Mills building, will
make it most convenient for shoppers.
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Thursday,
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OFFICER MED
Scholz Is Elected President;
Dr. James Douglas Is
Made Life Member.
Phoenix, Ariz.. Dec. 10. At the first
meetjng of the new directorate of the
American Mining Congress, Carl Scholz,
of Chicago, was elected president, Har
vev Day, of Idaho, first vice president;
M.' S. Kemmerer, of New York, second
vice president; Walter Douglas, of Bis
bee. third vice president; James F
Gallbreath. of Denver, secretary; Carl
ScholA C .S. Keith and Walter Douglas,
executive commm.ee.
t. Tomca Douclas. head of the
Phelps-Dodge corporation, was elected
a life member. This honor is conferred
on one man each year.
It was decided to publish a monthly
bulletin giving the news of. interest to
mining men. ,
Alljonrnn .--.
Thn Mining Congress adjourned at
noon. It passed a resolution favoring
"UU . . , .i.tmATit nf mines nnd
fining, with tiff head a cabinet officer.
iiii,ii,, fftflnnd heforft tne
mining congress request that the legal
Requirement of assessment w ork on
mining claims be waived for 1914.
Think Mine Operator Imposed Upon.
Workmen's compensation and com
nulsory arbitration of labor disputes
proved to be the most interesting sub
wtV hroueht up on the floor of the
mfnfng conSgress The sentiment among
the Tdflegatls was that mine operators
at this time are grossly imposed upon.
It was agreed that the time has come
for some uniform compensation law to
he adopted in all the states, but hardly
Snyone was in favOr of compulsory ar-
blThe'commlttee on workmen's com
pensation recommended state insura
for workmen, along the lines that have
been so successful In the state of Wash
ington. As it is not possible, under the
J-rnitruction. to have a national com
pensation act, the committee urged that
pensaiioii .". ' i.e-uintiires enact
similar, if not identical, laws covering
the subject The report was adopted.
Directors Chosen.
The following directors were unan
imously elected for the ensuing year:
qamuel A. Taylor, Pittsburg: Carl
IchSz. Chicago C' S. Keith. Kansas
City L. A. Friedman. Nevada; Vv alter
Douglas, Blsbee, Ariz.; Falcon Joslln.
Alaska, ,
AVIldcatter Arraigned.
Wildcatters were severely arraigned
by Dr. James E. Talmage, of Salt Lalte
Dr Talmage mentioned a number of
me'thods used by dishonest promoters to
entrap the credulous and lgndtant and
urged that all mining men report to tha
postal authorities whenever they learn
that suspicious literature is being sent
through the mails. Dr. Talmage was to
have spoken later in the week but his
address was set forward on the pro
Arizona Chapter Planned.
One highly important result of the
convention has been to start a move
ment for the organization of an Ari
zona chapter of the congress. A meet
ing was held by the Arizona delegates
and a committee on organization was
aDPOinted, composed of the following
members: B. Brltton Gottsberger,
Miami: Will L. Clark, Jerome; V.. B.
Twitchell, Phoenix.
Walter Douglan Tnlk.
Arizona's mine inspection law was
praised and the compulsory compen
sation act and the eight hour law
were severely criticised by Walter
Douglas, of Blsbee, In an address.
In speaking of the mine inspection
law. Mr. Douglas said:
"Instead of being a detriment. It has
become a positive benefit in that Jt
has kept the management in close
touch with underground conditions
through the state inspector and has as
sisted those in direct charge by asso
ciation with an outside point of view.
The compulsory compensation act,
Mr. nnnclaa said, was defective In
many essentials. , j
'I think it is a fair assumption," he
said, "that the great majority of the
employers of labor today recognize the
Justness oi ine axiom mai muuov.j
should bear the burden of its hazards;
but it Is only fair that the financial
degree of responsibility should be de
fined and understood by both parties.
iA law which binds one party nd not
the other Is In Its ver7 essence unfair
and intolerable and can only be a fer
tile source of misunderstanding and
distrust" . . .
rri.A .naaVAf fftVOrAfl SL SVStem OI
-. t....MnnA aimllai. tfl thft lAW OD- !
eratlng in the state of Washington or
a compulsory compensation bill along
the lines of the laws in effect In New
York and Massachusetts.
Calls 8 Hoor Law Pernicious.
The Arizona eight hour law, Mr.
Douglas characterized as "pernicious.
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SANTA FE E
BIG SIP FIRE
Car Sheds and Carpenter
Shops Burn, but Machine
Shops Are Saved.
Albuquerque, N. M-. Dec. 10. A $22.
000 loss resulted from the fire which
destroyed one of the new car sheds, 14
freight cars and ether equipment in the
Santa Fe yards last night. The fire
started in the car sheds and spread t
the cars, carpenter shop and other
buildings. The water pressure at the
shops was low and the firemen wen
handicapped in fighting the fire to
keep it from spreading.
The building will be rebuilt at once.
The Shops were saved and more than
$100,000 worth of machinery and $60,
000 worth of buildings were prevented
from being destroyed.
He said: "The result of the passage of
this law has been that the average
wage of the employe has been curtailed
and what is more important, his oppor
tunity for advancement has been ma
terially reduced."
In conclusion he said: "A prolonged
period of great depression faces the
copper producers and only mutual co
operation and wisely considered meas
ures can succeed in preventing great
suffering in the mining communities
through further restriction fn the cop
per output"
! ALTA VISTA CLUB TO GIVE
ITS COMPLIMENTARY DJNNER
Flans were completed bv the Alta
Vista 'Improvement club Wednesday
night for the big family dinner which
Is to be given Friday night by theclub
complimentary to the families of the
members and for all who live in the
Alta Vista section between Pledras
street and Government Hill.
Crawford Harvie, president of tha
club, will deliver the address of wel
come and the members of the club will
act as a reception committee. The club
is planning for 1000 to attend the din
ner and get together meeting. There
will be no charge for the dinner.
The committee appointed to see ths
county commissioners about paving Co
pia street reported that the new board
of commissioners had announced that
no- more work would be done in the city
until road Improvements had been made
in the Sierra Blanca section.
SAYS RESTRAINT OF STATES
WOULD HELP PREVENT WAR
Somervllle, Mass., Dec. 10. Rathir
than increase the army and navy, for
mer president Taft declared In an ad
dress Wednesday night before the Hep
torean club that the best way to pre
vent war between the United States and
a foreign power would be to authorize
congress to prevent states from vio
lating treaties with foreign countries.
"The only real possibility of a war
that I can foresee is in the wanton,
reckless or wicked willingness on tho
part of a narrow section of the country
to gratify prejudice and class hatred
by flagrant breach of treaty rights in
the form of state law, or by lawless vio
lence," he said.
Why Notf
One of those beautiful Mexican Lace
Wheelwork. Handkerchiefs for that
Xmas present at
Beach's Art Shop.
40S San Francisco St Adverf.sorr.- ' "
"I
you eat
or jusE "bread?"
Try Tip-Top and learn
the difference
Dec. 10, 1914
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