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FARM NEWS SOUTHWESTERN DEVELOPMENT.
EL PAS 0 HERALD UIE FARMERS IMjBEIHE Eope Makers Say $100 an Acre Can Be Made in Yuma Valley. Yuma, Ariz- Jan. 13. Rope- manu facturers declare Ujat Yuma valley farmers can realize at least $100 an .icre by cultivating the wild hemp "huh (trows in 1 rofusion along: the iiottom of the Colorado river. S. Hon " a local real estate man, recently w i ote several letters to rope manufacr 'ureis and fiber experts. He also sent them samples. All declare that the lmp produces an excellent fiber. Propose To I'm Dp Mill. One firm even expressed a Willi nfr ness to yset up a mill, at Yuma for the purpose of breaking the hemp. The matter is to be thoroughly investigated by the commercial club. Bays I'art of Ranch. X C. Walton, a capitalist of Owosso. Michigan, has purchased 100 acres of the S. E.' Beach ranch, In the Yuma valley, paying $10,600 for the property. it Is all in a high state of cultivation. Mr Walton expects to make his winter home on the place. WILL GROW EGYPTIAN COTTON WITHOUT REPLANTING PROCESS Phoenix. Arlz Jan. 15. Scores of Fait river valley Egpytian cotton growers will not replant their fields next summer. They will "stump" and harvest the new plants that spring' up from this year's roots. The cotton plant is a perennial, but nearly everywhere that the fiber is grown the plants are killed by winter frosts. For this reason annual plant ing is necessary. Neither last winter nor this have there been frosts In the Salt rlrer valley heavy enough to kill the cotton stalks. Without replanting. M. V. Mixon this season harvested 26 bales from 20 acres that produced 15 bales "last season. Price A Brown, of Tempe, harvested 14 bales from nine acres without replant ing. Other growers who merely let new plants spring up from the old i oots have bad qual success. It is claimed that the ''stump" crop matures earlier than that from newly town plants. Year neighbor known that clean coal and full weights mean fuel economy. Do you? R C. Semple, successor South western Fuel Co., phone SSL Adv. Better bread rn full-size loaves. Look for our name. Gem Baking Co. Adv. MATTRESS DISPLAY IS MAKING A HIT Exhibit of El 1'.-ino Bedding Company Is Attracting Interested Cronila nt "Jlnde In El Paao" Show. One of the most artistic displays in the "Made In EI Paso" show, and one which has created a lot of favorable comment, is that of the El Paso Bedding company, which shows the perfect con struction of Its felt mattresses. Two of the finest models the "Dreamland" and "Somnolent" are shown in some of the most beautiful examples of art ticking ever seen here, and there is a display of other art tickings, together with a. demonstration of the absolutely scien tific nay In which the pure white cot ton felt is laid In the mattress In layers to prevent any possibility of sagging or lumpiness. Exhibit visitors were surprised to learn that there are being made right here in El Paso, at the. factory of the El Paso Bedding corn pany cotton felt mfittresses of a qual1 ity and workmanship not excelled in the United States. This company does no renovating work, only new and abr solutaJy clean materials being used in the manufacture of its products. Vis itors are always welcome at the plant, whioh has. been declared by experts one of the most perfect and sanitary in the country. 'Advertisement. FARMERS" AT KELTON, ARIZ., 1 SECURE EXPRESS SERVICE Douglas, Ariz., Jan. 15. Through the aid of the wells-Fargo express com pany offices at El Paso, it is believed arrangements will be perfected for establishing -an express agency at Kelton, Ariz., affording the farmers of that region a way of getting their produce to market. This has been a basis for much complaint since the farmers have been unable to get their perishable commodities to Bisbee or Douglas. The superintendent at El Paso an swered an inquiry by stating that an agreement with the railroad agent will likely be effected by means of which all express shipments will bo cared for. , P. J. Hannlgan, a farmer or the Sul phur Springs valley, has been so suc cessful with -his -crops of sorghum, kaffir corn and milovnaize hat he has decided to increase his planting of those crops from -10 to SO acres. He also has severs" acres of fruit and vegetables and keeps more than 600 chickens. iTuiniMFRiir I " Til KHE CHOPS i , , . ... ouaan urass .Experiment in Lubbock Country Proves Big Success. Lubbock, Texas, Jan. 15. More than i 20 bales of cotton from 20 acres of land, and 60 bushels of corn to the acre is the ,frop record made by M, Green, a South Plains farmer. Next season Mr. Green will plant 20 acres in cojtton again and will increase his acreage of corn and will also give at tention to poultry and dairying. Sudan Grass Proves Succem. G. E. JIartln. who has farmed for seven years in the Lubbock country and has never had a crop failure, has made a success this year with Sudan grass. Mr. Martin, as an experiment. Planted 12 acres to Sudan this year. From the first cutting he secured 24 tons of hay. In cotton Mr. Martini made over a bale to the acre. P0RTALES TO SHIP OUT 50 CARS OF BR00MC0RN Portales, N. at, Jan. 15. Fifty cars of broomcorn will be shipped from Portales this winter. The broomcorn is now being brought here in large quantities for shipment, bad roads hav ing kept many farmers from bringing in their crops until now. i Moat nutritions is Avondale brand Tolled oats; put up only in round pack ages. Advertisement. URGES INTENSIVE FARMING TO MEET NEEDS IN EUROPE .Kansas uny, .mo.. Jan. la. intensive i formlntr trt mt 1ia ilemnnile r ilia 1 warring nations of Europe for food stuffs was urged upon members of the Western Retail Implement, Vehicle and Hardware Dealers' association which is in uession here today, by II. J. Hodge, of Abilene, Kansas, secretary. Three thousand dealers, representing the states of Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado and New Mexico, were in attendance. GETS GOOD PRICE FOR HAY BY FEEDING IT TO CATTLE Roswell, N. M., Jan. 15. Hondo farmers who were unable to get pay ing prices for their alfalfa are trying the. experiment of feeding it to cattle. One farmer in the Hondo country, 40 miles from a railroad, could get only 52 for his hay. He refused the offer, bought 552 yearlings, fed his hay to them and sold the yearlings for $42.60 around, realizing a handsome pronb He fed $2000 worth of hay to a bunch of steers which were worth at the start $13,800 and he sold the steers for $2it.460. Other farmers under the Hondo project are finding ,the experiment fully as satisfactory in a. smaller way. Your neighbor knows that clean coal and full weights mean fuel economy. Do you? R. C. Semple. successor South western Fuel Co., phone 581. Adv. I 1 A Naw Authoritative Sprin: Style This is a Laird Schober Creation. Very con servative and very ser viceable for early spring wear. It is made in bright Don gola kid leather wjth a French Louis heel and a flush Buckle effect. Price $6.00 W0E gl fASOt SCATsr suet sra ffZZs jjmuaA !aus Mit 'Em Shoe Sale This sale will positively close next week and if you wish to lake advant age of the many bargains We are offer ing, ' especially in Women's Shoes We Urge Early Attendance AH Laird Schober $8.00 Boots $6.45 All Laird Schober $7.00 Boots. . : $5.85 All Laird Schober $6.50 Boots. . r. .-. 5.25 All Caird Schober 6.00 Boots $4.85 All $5.00 Boots '. . . $3.95 All $4.00 Boots $3.45 All $3.50, Boots $2.95 All $3.Q0 Boots '. $2.65i EXTRA SPECIAL E All Odds and Ends in Children's Shoes, former values Q p up to $1 .75, now r 533 All Odds and Ends in Children's and Misses Shoes. (f A former values up to $4.00; now. . , f) JL TT GREATER EL PASO7 5 Th& y GREATEST SHOE STORE vy SHOE- CnnoAHY 203 Mesa Ave. C f CANDY SPECIAL OX OUR CHOCOLATE ITALIAN GREAM WITH ALMONDS 15c THE LB. SATURDAY ONLY TAKE IT HOME WITH YOU &&eA f GET IT AT McMICKLE'S WV'Kv rjin Special Prices ON SIGNS for 'Made in. EI Paso' 414 31esa Ave. Phone 1132 TELEPHONE EARLY IF HERALD ISN'T THERE Subscribers failing to gef The Herald promptly should call at the office or telephone No.-2030 before 6;30 p. m. All complaint)! wiH receive prompt attention. BIlE.in 3C PIES .' 3c SWIFT PREMIUM Hams, whole .19 l-2c Bacon, by strip .33c Spuds, 15 pounds 25 Green Olives, quart 25 4 pkgs. Macaroni ........ 25p 4 pkgs. Spaghetti 25 Cream Cheese, lb 25 Peanut Butter, large 25 Lima Beans, 2 cans 25 Lima Beans, 3 lbs 25 Celery, 2 bunches 15 Lettuce, 2 heads 15 Can Sliced Peaches 20 2 for 35 Dyers Pork & Beans, 4 cans 25d Gal. Karo Syrup 50 3 lb. can Ambassador Coffee SI Sugar. 18 lbs Sl.OO Butter, lb 35d Fresh Eggs, guaranteed 45 4 lb. Peaberry Coffee. . . .Sl.OO Kansas Eggs, 3 doz $1.00 Home Made Cookies, doz 5 Good Sack Flour Sl.OO Skinned Hams, lb 18Vk Bacon by strio, narrow, lb... 25 Dressed Hens,' nice & fat, lb. 20 Dressed Springs, lb. . .. ...27 Home Made Sausage.'. . .12Vk Hamburger Steak, lb.. .12 1-2 Beef Stew, 3 lbs 25 Round Steak 17y2- Roll Roast, fat and juicy, lb 21 Rump Roast, best cut. . . ,17Vfcp Rib Roast, standing 16b Beef Shoulder 12y2 Loin and T Bone, lb 20 Mutton legs and chops, lb.. .15t Pork chops, 20c lb., 2 for 35d Fresh Oysters, pint 25 $ 3 Fat Mackerel 25 Pork Shoulder, lb 16 Crescent Shortening, 10 Jb. pail S1.10 SWIFT'S SILVER LEAF LARD, SATURDAY ONLY, 10 POUND CAN $1.45 NO DELIVERY CUTS THE COST OP HIGH LIVING V 600 San Antonio St ICKL Es'S Phone 6190 Yon Con Always do Better ni McJIIcfcles Fresh Cut EASTER LILIES Long Stem AMERICAN BEAUTY ROSES Hot House and Fresh Field CARNA TIONS Choice VIOLETS and ROMAN HYACINTHS A 11 Day Tomorrow Fresh Tomor row Morning "Everybody's" Hand Made Chocolates in 5, 3, 2 and 1 lb. Boxes, 50 Per lb. Each box contains our Special Assortment. Carriage Entrance on Texas Street Our Footman Will Park Your Car, oa Request, Outside Re stricted District, and Return it When You Have Finished shop-pin?. We Give s I e- iriErEyvDorw ' o & of Butterick , V H H fl iH W L Jm M JMI H &mS Patterns i i )pec For Saturday in the Neck wear & Handkerchief Sec tion -Main Floor West Lollars i and-vestees in high and low effects, also collars and cuffs made of dainty organdie, laces and nets; our regular prices $1.50 and $2.00 , on account of being soiled front handling they are reduced for Saturday gQ( lc Collars and Cuffs or organdie, pique and linen, sold regularly at 50c Special, while they "J Q last 17C NECK CORDS Bows and little neck fix ings, regularly priced 25c and 35c f Closing out price.' J. v? C Saturday Handkerchief Specials Women's handkerchiefs made of fine Sham rock linen thread finish lawn, daintily em broidered and' some edged with dainty lace, regular 1 5c values, Q Stfecjal... :......: VC Womenjs handkerchiefs made of all pure linen, embroidered, 1-8 inch hem, our regu lar 50c and 35c qualities -J- C O Anniversary Special t Hosiery Specials $1.00 SILK HOSE 69c Women's silk hose in a variety of shades, citron, flame, bronze, old rose, wild duck, pink, sky,. lQkr black and white Saturday. ... O C Men's Silk Sox in all colors and black, qual ity usually sold at 50c per tf 1 "fc"l pair Saturday, 3 pairs P 1 "U 3 Pairs Hose 50c. Women's, Men's and Children's Special value hose in black, white, tan and red E f Saturday. 3 Tor 3UC Main Floor Underwear Specials Women's woolen vests and pants, non-shrink-able, are very special values f JJ at 85c and. ..: 3C Women's Cotton. Union Suits, all sizes and styles, medium or heavy weight, unusual values1 $1.25 down JC uui; Main Floor First Drag Sundry & Toilet Goods Day Of Anniversary Month We Reserve the Right to Limit Quantities. $1.00 Hair Tonie Newbro's Hcrptcide Hair Tonic, sold regularly at $1.60; special.. .69c 25c Rubifoam excellent for the teetli reg ularly 26c special 15c 25c Tooth Wasli Soiodont, a liquid antisep tic tooth wash, regularly 25c; special 15c $1.00 Pond's Extract the household remedy regularly $1.00 special 59c 50c Cold Cream Rickseeker's Perfect Skin Cleanser, regularly 50c; special 35c 50c Vanishing Cream Creme Eleaya, regu larly 50cj special 35c 50c Cream Violet Cerate Complexion Cream, regularly 50c; special 29c $1.00 Toilet "Water Pinaud's Lilac Vegetal, regularly $1.00; special , .49ci 75c Toilet Water Ricker Toilet Water in all odors, regularly 75c; special 35c 25c Faee Powder Pinaud's Tivoli Face Pow der, regularly 25c; special. .'. 19c 10c Moth Balks in pound packages, sold regularly at 10c lb.; special 5c 75c Hot Water Bottles made of all pure, guaranteed Paragon Rubber, 2 quart size, regular 75c; special 3c 25c Hair Brushes with good qnality bristlte, regularly 25e; special 17c 75c Hair Brushes ebony and rosewood, war ranted solid "backs and pure bristles, regu larly 75c; special i : 59c $1.25 Moth Bis tartae rfnd cedared moth bags, duet' proof, genu proof, air tight.. -regularly $1.25; special 69c 51.00 Listerine Trug Sundry Anniversary Special regular $1.00 size 59c Regular 50c size special ......29c Regular 25c siie special . , 15c Small size special 9c Peroxide one pound size: special 19c 3 Cakes of Floating Castile Soap 10c Pullman Tourist Cases and Aprons, made of . silk and cretonnes, rubber lined ' ONE-HALF REGULAR PRICES Green Stamps Our Regular $1.25 2-Button Kid Gloves Saturday 95c A complete line of sizes in tan and white, offered while they last as a Saturday An niversary Special, pec O C. pair wvC to Anniversary Dress Special $10.00' Party Dresses offered tomorrow as an Anni versary Special at $10.00, for choice that represent values two and three times this price. Part of them have just been un packed and the remainder have been Rad ically Reduced from our own stock Satur day $10.00. Third Floor Ribbons Worth up to $1 Per Yd., Saturday Special 25c All puresilk taffeta ribbon, in stripes, floral, fancy, faille edge and checked centered ribbons, worth up to $T.OO per O JJ yartl Special , mDC Petticoats ; Made of extra good grade, sateen, in every desirable color to match the winter suits and dresses, 10 to 14 inch flounces, in pleated styles A very special offcriag fv F . 'foe Saturday V D C fit ' -i-Secoad Floor ' These Blouses Are Remarkable Values - New Mid-Winter models in crepe de chine and satins", .have high collar in back "with V" shaped frost, loag sleeves, wasted colors "Radically Reduced". ' ( -j Ag to. . . . . . . ;.-, .... 1 O P U Valuesup to $5.00 Are Reduced to $2.95 Blouses of crepfe de chine, satins, nets, chif fons and combinations of velvets, nets and chiffons, sold regularly up to rf ffj f r $5.00 Now "... &&.ZD ' SWEATERS Radically Reduced Saturday Specials r All wool sweaters, in plain and fancy weaves with long roll and military collars, values to $2.50. Reduced (ti Plain and fancy weave sweaters of pure wool yarns, long or roll and high button-up collars. some belted effects, values $2.95, reduced to $1.95 Coats $12.75 Saturday Coat Buyers will reap the bene fit of this "Radically Reduced" Coal Special Attractive Mid-Winter models in broad tail and Ural lamb, in belted and semi belted effects, with large collars of o' pos sum fur; satin lined, that earlier in the sea son Were priced at twice this amount. THIRD FLOOR Basement Store lm r MlTfl l ii V Mill Coats $7.50 A month ago if these coats had been in our stock they would haoe been priced as high as $18.75. They're newest winter styles in boitcle, zibelijte, eponge and novelty cloakings, in full flare effects, with high button collars and large cuffs in both belted and semi-belledjslyles. The majoftty of them having arrived less than a week ago. jaStc Basement Store- CRIB COMFORTS . Filled with best quality cotton, an excellent range of colors Pj f U'W APRON GINGHAMS ITiese are good patterns o 72Cquality gingham, f per yard. 3' C at, each. Women's Knit Union Suits, extra good quality '. 50 Children's Muslin Drawers, ages 2 to 14 years. . . 1. .2 Tor 25 Children's Rompers, Gala'tea and Gingham. '. 50 Boys' Gingham Blouses, 6 to 16 Years, are . 25 Extra Size'BIack Petticoats, full width, 14 inch flounce 95 Hose for Children, good quality, black 6 pair .89 Men's Black Socks, Saturday, 3 pair for 25 COLORED SUiTINGS 32 inches wide, fast colors, neat patterns, 1 5c 1 f quality, per yard i f O CRIB BLANXETS Large; white crib blankets with pretty pik and bhe "j J borders, specif 1 'each. . IOC House Dresses of Good Quality Percale v 39 Children's Winter Dresses, $1.48 regular........ ",....,.98 Women's Crepe Dresses, worth up to $8.95 . . 1. . , .S5.95 Soft Cotton Blankets, grey and white, $1.25 regular v9o Cotton Blankets with colored border, $2.25 regular Sl.9 Laces One large table full, Special the yard 5 3 1-2 inch Red Silk Ribbon, 10c value, per yard , . . .5d - I J