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EL PASO DAILY TIMES, TI ESDAY, DECEMBER 9. 1902.
EL PASO TIMES
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9.
Washington, Dec. S,—Forecast:
For New Mexico and Arlxona-
Tucsday and Wednesday,
MEXICO’S TRUMP CARD.
It looks as if the conspiracy to'force
Mexico to a gold basis by depreda-
ting her money has had the opposite
effect cm the Mexican government
than was Intended by the conspirators
in this country. Instead of abandon-
ing silver, Mexico protects herself
against.the low price of her silver
dollar by saddling the price of for-
eign exchange on her foreign Imports.
Tills was a curd American protected
Industries never dreamed of being
played when they began war on Mex-
ico’s money. And the plan to make
American goods pay the rate of ex-
change fixed by Wall street will con-
vince our gold standard importers
that the fall of stiver can hurt oth-
ers as well as Mexico,
It is reasonable to suppose that the
consumer^ of American goods In Mex-
ico will lie willing to substitute home
products for Imports when they find
that they must pay the exchange pic
nilum cm American gold The result
wilt he a greatly decreased demand In
Mexico for the product of our manu-
factories, ft really looks ns If Mr.
Diaz holds the whip hand In thin little
General Manager Britton Davis of
tlic CorralltoK I,and, Cattles and Min-
ing company docs not believe the Mex-
ican government contemplates the
adoption of a gold basis in the near
future, Mr. Davig’ company owns mil-
lion* of dollar* worth of property In
Mexico, and the company’s silver
mines arc ita principal source of rev-
enue. Several of these mines are
wonderfully Idg producers, but the ore
is not very high grade, and could not
be worked advantageously If the com-
pany had to pu.v for Its labor and sup-
plies In gold, with silver at present
prices. There are hundreds of big
low grade* ore ailver mines In Mexico
that would have to shut down if the
country was placed on a gold basis,
thus still further depreciating the
value of silver.
Mr. Davis also thinks the smelting
Interest In this country would expe-
rience a severe set back If Mexico de-
art snd letters will flow over the
knowledge that he I* dead; for. what-
ever he was to men. he was an angel
tc> woman, was Tom Ochiltree; a
Knight-errant If ever a Knight-errant
lived in this prosaic modern world of
"No other region In Christendom
could have evolved lust such a prod-
uct save the southern states of North
America. In him the blood of Vir-
ginia and Sonth Carolina and Georgia,
stirred and mingled by a century of
consanguineous Interchanges, found
Us fruition In Texas. His enemies
describe that fruition as rank; It was
simply gorgeous. The son of a Titan
who had helped to make the republic
of the I/jnely Star, he grew to man-
hood amid the aortal crudities, the
extravagances and excesses of the
frontiers of civilisation, a motherless
boy with no restraining Influence to
check and guide his wayward foot-
steps, and he dies, the very last of the
romanticists of the middle ages of
our American Renaissance, having
penetrated the fastnesses of the Beau
Quartler the* wide world over, without
losing his faith either In his God or
his kind, emerging thence with a vast
store of worldly wisdom, yet no tinge
of acerbity and very little cynicism.
In his youth a bumptious, overgrown
lad, ambitious and flamboyant, he had
not possessed the knowledge or train-
ing to discriminate. Harlequin wus
good enough for him, and all seasons,
summer in quest of an audience. "The
world's mine oyster—which I with
tongue will ope." Recognition at any
price. Thus the sign of the new law
firm, “Ochiltree & Father.” He was
himself'the originator of the epigram
of the three liars—’Tom Ochiltree Is
one,’ and, naming a celebrated Jour-
nalist whom for the moment he* did
not like, ’is the other two.’ He told
the moat whimsical stories at his own
expense. He became a celebrity with-
out giving n thought to the means, or
any care to the making of a career.
Grant appointed him marshal of Tex-
as. It was a Joke. His district (elect-
ed him to congress. It was a joke.
I know very well,’ he exclaimed going
out of the house without making an
effort to stay there and still jesting
at his own expense, T know very well
bow to live ori nothing a year, but
I’m dashed If 1 know how to live on
five thousand a year,'
"Countless such Illustrations of his
peculiar wit might be related. His
conversation abounded with them.
He was not like Travers In Ills scin-
tillations, nor like Jerome in Ills gro-
tesquerle; yet he had a touch of both
of them, crossed on Texas. Behind
this frivolity, the Jocund love of giv-
ing and of receiving pleasure, there
was « brain throbbing with ideas and
a heart as loyal, ardent and fearless
as ever beat In the bosom of an un-
taught, uncalculating barbarian; for
in the highest, noblest sense a barba-
rian be was born and a barbarian he
remained to the end; unapplied by the
solid prosperity that came to film as
a result of his genius In real affairs.
or by the blandishments of the great
and titled ones who welcomed him in
the great capitals; unsedueed In his
fine Intellectual and moral structure
by the dissipations of the Smart Set,
which he affected rather in l-oudon
and Paris than in New York; untaint-
ed In the rare old china of his south-
ern chivalry, which, with all hts head-
lessors*, he had, amid the surround-
ing viciousness, hugged as an heir-
loom, to his bosom; too buoyant, too
aggressive, externally to bis life long
disadvantage, putting weapons Into
the hands of his enemies, of whom
he bad Ids share; but, within, a man
of serious convictions and genuine
moral courage, and, at the close, de-
spite vast accumulations of worldly
knowledge and some money, his heart
where It was In the beginning; with
the weak against the strong; With the
innocent against the corrupt; a man
every inch of him!"
office and declared the office of mayor
vacant, ft seems that the mayor re-
fused to comply with an ordinance
and sign a warrant for the monthly
pay of the city attorney.
Yesterday morning a prominent law-
yer meeting nil ex-preacher asked:
Mr. Blaak. la the Methodist church
north of Christ now preaching Christ
crucified, or Henry Ward Beecher?”
Fotoc people who are opposed to the
admission of N.-w Mexico and Arizona
to statehood are clamoring for the an-
nexation of Cuba ns a state.
El Paso always comes to the scratch
with s sensation when there Is noth-
ing doing In New York and Chicago.
Did you drop anything In Palmist
Craig's palm, or did he swipe your
watch while reading your palm?
FAREWELL TO WU.
Oh, Mr. Wii,
Farewell to you.
We're sorry you must leave us;
If never more
You seek our shore.
The thought would doubly grieve us.
You’ve proved that we
Can well agree,
Though skins be white or yellow;
l/rt's hope that who
E’er follows you
is Just ns good a fellow.
"A Wise Member" at the opera
house last night attracted a crowd of
two-thirds of the seating capacity of
The play was a howling farce; the
laughs were numerous and the encores
frequent. Among the players Tackle-
hack, the alleged horse trainer, per-
haps created the most fun, but Arthur
Vernon na Jack Granger waa a close
Marie Estella ns Susie, the maid,
made an acceptable soubrette in short
skirts and captivated the audience.
Harry Williams, the young married
man who loaned Ills wife to his friend
to help him out of a bad dilemma,
played the part well, and his speclal-
THE MOTHER OF GREAT MEN.
Bet ween, the blue of inland seas
And snnset's golden gate
She sjfs among her fertile farm*
And weaves the web of state
The; weft and warp of power and fame
Blip smoothly through her hands;
The whirring of her busy loom
is heard in distant lands.
Forth from her log-hullt cabin door.
With running roses red,
Full many a sturdy son has gone
The nations hall to tread;
Bo when on, fame's immortal scroll
You placet the good and great,
Among the Union’s glorious names
Write high the Hooslcr state.
IN CANNON BALL OF 1812.
Warning of an intended Attack on
An old rusty cannon ball, fired from
a British field piece In th<* attac* on
Bladensburg, Md., by the British force
under General Ross and Lieutenant
Walnwrlgbt (luring the war of 1812.
hit a laborer working a short distance
outside of that town and broke his
leg. The hall, when examined, was
found to Inclose a roll of parchment
addressed to "the commanding officer
of the American force defending
Washington," and containing a detail-
ed account of the plans of Admiral
Cockburn, the conminnder-in-cblef of
the British naval force- then In the
Potomac and of which the land expe-
dition was part, for his march on
Washington and the- destruction of the
national capital. The communication
was signed “Tlmson Howard, mate of
the American merchantman. General
Stone, and victim bf the British press
John Key, the man injured by the
cannon ball fired ninety years ago,
was one of a gang of colored laborers
engaged in cutting a road through
near Blndensburg. lb was working
at the bottom of a steep fifty-foot
slant, when the pick of a laborer at
the top of the elevation dislodged
from the earth when- it had lain for
nearjy a century the rusty relic. It
roller! clown the hill and struck Key
with considerable fon- , breaking his
leg near the ankle.
After the man had been eared for
and put on,«► train for Washington
the foreman of the gang rolled the
cannon hall to a nearby c reek and re-
moved some of the earth and rust. He
noticed that the ball was holloV, and
MENU FOR WEDNESDAY.
Wheatena and Cream.
Flannel Cakes Cafe au La It.
Cold Roast Beef. Tomato Salad.
Crackers. Cheese and Jelly.
Cake Fritters. Tea.
Oysters on Half Shell.
Cream of Corn Soup.
Queen Olives. Radishes.
Soft Shell Crabs. Mashed Potatoes.
Green Peas. Rice.
Macaroni and Cheese.
Beet and Onion Salad,
Chocolate Souffle. Fruit. Neufchatel.
with mere receptivity. In the fuss
and fume of the world, in the in-
sensate jostle of It, it Is much that
we have this to cheer us—this faith
that sometime and somewhere the
home We never knew shall oj>en to
us In response to the persistent knock-
ing of our hearts. Every moment we
hold this faith moves away mountains
of obstacles, and breaks them into
stones for the building of tha home
we pray for. Every impatience re-
pressed binds them firmer In posi-
tion. All high hopes may be safely
shrined there: all doble endeavor
bears fruit there. The truest friends
foregather there, each rich In appre-
ciation of the other. Work casts off
its cindery disguise and shows itself
a blessing there: and we, the work-
ers, know the joy of adequacy and
the grace of perfect accomplishment.
For love’s Bwcet sake we work there,
and our dally work makes dally com-
fort for Giope we love. The light of
our windows shines far over the dim-
ming world, and the warmth of our
hearthstone is for those who choose
to come homing In to us from afar.
Peace that Is not stagnation keeps the
door of bur charts, and charity tem-
pers our judgments. Ah. It will be
easy to be what we should be—when
we go home.—Harper’s Bazaar.
LOCAL TIME TABLE.
Arrival and Departure of Trains, El
El Paso & Northeastern System-
West bound Golden State Limited
East bound Golden State Limited
leaves...... ...........3:10 p.m.
Local leaves.............8:00 p.m.
G. H. & S. A.—
Sunset Limited arrives.... 6:00a.m.
Pacific Express arrives.... 2:60p.m.
Sunset Limited leaves.....7:20 p.m.
Crescent City Express leaves lilO p.m.
i Southern Pacific—
Sunset Limited arrives----7:00 p.m.
Crescent City Express arr.J2:60 p.mv
Golden State Limited arrives 3:0Qp,m.
Sunset Limited leaves:'*... fi:$6s.fn.
Pacific Express leaves..... 3:10 p.m.
Golden State Limited leaves 3:00p.m.
ties were* vigorously applauded. ,-------------— —- **—• ■•**» .»»
Edward Delaney as Jack’s uncle, to not knowing that explosive shells were
deceive whom an effort was made, was
fairly, up to the standard as an old
man. and the audience was pleased
with his portrayal. The others were
equal to their paita, and on the whole
the play fulfilled all expectations Bncl
was extremely amusing.
Among Young People at a Rapid Rate,
“Fast living has caused more cases
of mental weakness than anything
else," said Frederick Richardson of
the Bedford Insane asylum of Bed-
ford, III., at the Albany hotel yester-
day afternoon. Mr. Richardson was
on his w ay to Boulder to attend the He had been Impressed Into the Brit*
not In use during the War of 1812,
c uriosity Impelled him to dig Into the
interior of the relic with u knife to
see, as he explained later, how the
powder in the shell had withstood the
ravages of ninety years. After he
had cut aWay the dirt from the two-
inch hole In the lyill. his knife brought
out h roll of parchment, yellow and
discolored with age. hut which when
unfolded proved to be ihe communica-
tion referred to. A considerable por-
tion of the writing was Illegible, but
enough could be read to make a fairly
The communication, signed by How
ard, who. from the character and
phraseology of the document was a
man of some education, explains that
It Is natural that all Texans will
take au Interest In reading what
Colonel Henry Watterson thinks of
the late Tom Ochiltree, who was a
product of thi*-%tate; In hts paper,
the Courier-Journal, Colonel Waiter-
"Albeit not an easy, it Is at the
same time a melancholy, undertaking
for one familiar with the facts to
write of Tom Ochiltree—It sounds
like a pseudonym, does It not?—with
his dead body lying, ns it were, In the
bouse: to separate the sentimental
and the speetaeulsr: to distinguish
between the man who made a Joke
of life, and hts other and more serious
self; to Identify the exuberant and
sometimes noisy humorist with the
man of affairs, the too aggressive poli-
tician with the man of wit and taet.
As a rule such contradictions of char-
acter are discoverable by women.
The circumstance may explain anoth-
er Idiosyncrasy of the famous Texan.
With women he waa a prodigious fa
vorite. Nor less In Nacogdoches,
where he was born, and Galveston,
which he represented in congress,
were it possible for any good woman
to know him without loving him. than
in London and Parla, where, among
the highest some ey^s will glisten
that are not wont to betray amotion,
whilst among the struggling and as
■ft"” ”* “• ,'M *
Fort Worth Register: Official stu-
pidity tins been thought to prevail
more extensively in Germany than in
any other country, but the recent per-
formance of the president of the Brit-
ish board of agriculture takes the
cake to England. That worthy auc-
cessor to Mr. Bumble has decided that
owing to the prevalence of the foot
uml mouth disease In the New Eng-
land states, he will be obliged to for-
bid the lauding in England of the
herd of buffalo connected with the
Buffalo Bill Wild West show. It does
not matter that not a buffalo of the
lot has been within a thousand miles
of New England In the last six or
seven months, or that they are con-
sidered Immune to the disease, such 1*
hts official fear of infection that be
holds New England to be the whole
"Many distressing eases come un-
der our care. I am Inclined to be-
lieve that more young people are be-
coming Inainie every year. This la
('specially true of young men, and vve
also have many young women pa-
tients. Of course, tM're are any num-
ber of causes of Insanity, but paresis
is becoming very common. It seems
that young America can not stand
"Drinking and the use of narcotics,
principally opium, seems to be the
natural result of a rapid rlae, then
shattered health and Insanity. The
whole country Is living faster and
faster. The Block Exchange Is con-
tributing Its quota to the number of
Insane and people from every walk
In life are placi d under our care, We
have learned that the normal life Is
most conducive to the health of brain
nmi body, It will not do to go to
either extreme. We have had to care
for the sheepherders, who for months
at a time did not see a human face
on the prairies, and for millionaires
who saw too many fares In the mael-
strom of society
“To much solitude canses melan-
cholia. A man broods. At first It
seems a delight, but that'which pri-
marily was only the spice of a rnls-
anthrople disposition turns Into the
ravings of n maniac.
We have a man at the sanatorium
now who w*as one of the brightest law-
yers In Chicago. Dissipation weaken-
ed his Intellect. He has a sort of de-
layed conception. ’ For Instance, If 1
should ask him, ,‘Do you want an ap-
ple?’ he would reply ‘Yes.’ and In
about half a minute he would ask me
If 1 offered him an apple. He don’t
seem to understand the import of
words when first spoken, but after a
slight delay catches on.
"But In many ways insanity in-
creases a person’s cunning. 1 remem-
ber a young woman we had for several
months whose mind was unbalanced
by religion. She was the cleverest
person to escape from the place you
ever heard of. Twice she escaped in
men’s clothes: she stole the key to
the clour from the guard and in about
forty different ways khe kept us busy
going after her. But. fortunately, we
never had to go very far. She al-
ways went to a church. If It. was
night she knelt on the steps until
overcome by sleep. If the church was
open she would go tnside snd pray
until we discovered her. She never
refused to return, but came back
peacefully as a lamb."—Denver Times,
The results in some of the Massa-
chusetts municipal elections are In-
teresting. The capture of Brockton
by the socialists Is a new danger sig-
nal-unheeded by thoughtless and un-
welcome to the timid. The socialist
candidate for mayor of Haverhill was
brat by only fourteen votes and a re-
count may put him in.
Mr. Krugei. late president of the
Boers has not yet thought to ox
l>iaIn what became of the $2,500,000.
which, according to General Botha.
Oom Paul took away with him when
he left South Africa.
The city aldermen of Waco have
kicked the mayor of that city oat of
IsIbiservlueiiHlMirtly .hetare then begin-
ning of the war, and had since been
compelled to serve against his coun-
try. While acting as orderly to Ad.
nilral Cockburn he had learned that
the British commander In chief In-
tended to sack and burn Washington
and lay waste the surrounding coun-
A portion of the writing says:
"With the aid of Almighty God let
all * • * patriots rally to • • *
Washington and * * * Marauders
who are coming * * * rapine and
murder * * * defeated In former
years • * * regain * * *
through navsl supremacy • * *
press gang outrages • * * lost be-
A postscript lo the note explains
that Howard wrote nearly 100 of the
warnings, and knowing that the Amer-
icans made a practice of using over
again the cannon balls fired at them
by the British, had slipped the papers
Into sheila taken by the land force
which marched on Bladensburg In the
forlorn hope that at least one of the
notes might be discovered.
The cannon ball and the roll of
parchment containing the record of
the patriot's futile endeavor to aid
the country against which he was
compelled to serve, were brought to
Washington by Thomas A. Byrne of
Bladensburg and presented to the na-
tional museum ns an addition to the
atreadv large collection of relics of
the war of 1812.—New York Sun.
An Emergency Closet.
The supply of the bathroom closet
Is no less Important than is that of
the kitchen. Besides Its hot water
bags, big and little, ammonia, witch
hazel and the like, there should be
aromatic spirits of ammonia, collo-
dion, lime water and sweet oil, a 1
per cent solution of carbolic acid, a
box of absorbent cotton and a roll of
bandages. With these things ready
for use, an accident, such as a burn,
a cut finger or a fainting fit, will be
easily met and pain will be spared the
victim, says Health Culture.
The 1 per cent solution of carbolic
Is useful In all cases of Injury because
of Its cleansing qualities. If a cut
is to be treated, the wound should first
be thoroughly cleansed In clear water,
rinsed carefully In the carbolic solu-
tion, and then painted with collodion.
The collodion stops the bleeding and
serves as a varnish to prevent dirt
A mixture of lime water and sweet
oil, the proportions for which are un-
derstood by all druggists, Is the best
of remedies for a burn, if applied
at once it wilt “take out the fire" and
in most cases wiy prevent blistering.
Bicarbonate of soda, too. if sprinkled
on a burn ss soon as it Is received,
says an exchange, will prevent pain
and blister. Some people claim that
butter Is to be preferred to all other
remedies for* this purpose! and others
cover the place with flour to exclude
One unsoared finger stands as an
evidence of a carbolic solution treat-
ment. It was burned with powder
from a flash-light, lamp from the first
joint lo the end of the finger, and so
severely that the nail came off. But
a bandage kept wet most of the time
for two days in a 1 per cent solution
of carbolic restored the member to
comfort in an Incredibly short time.
Aromatic spirits of ammonia is a
household article indispensable in
families where there arc persons with
weak hearts or tendencies to faint,
because tt facilitates the heart’s ac-
tion more speedily than brandy or
whisky, and with less clanger to some
patients. In cases of heart failure
or fainting, a teaspoonful In a half
glass of water can be given.
QUEEN AS GODMOTHER.
Hard Times in the Classics.
"These are my jewels,” said the
"Excuse me. madame." said the gen-
eral, "but that has been clone before.''
“You mistake me." was the haughty
response. "1 am not trying to turn
over my family to you to be supported.
I have bought a quart of anthracite
coal."— Washington Star.
Magistrate—Next case. Who've we
Constable—Dick BugginB, alias
Magistrate—toadies first. Let Alica
Bull take the stand.—Philadelphia
Her Peripatetic Lunch.
Waitress (at quick lunch standi—
Do you want to eat this sandwich here
or take It with you?
Intense Satisfaction at Good Luck of
Heir of Mancheater.
The decision of Queen Alexandra
to stand sponsor for the young baby
boy of the Duellers of Manchester lias
given huge delight in social circles
of the* front rank, because there is
a confident belief that her majesty,
out of common consideration, will not
be able to resist the stream of :ipr-H-
catlons that wiil now begin to flow
In from the high and mighty ones of
the earth whenever there Is an addi-
tion to the nursery.
Practically all the royal mothers of
the English court have had permis-
sion to christen one or other of their
children with the witching name of
Alexandra, but her majesty has beer,
more chary of making herself respon-
sible for the spiritual nurture of royal
boys. She has never cared for th**
name of Alexander to be bestowed on
Fruits and Flowers for Winter Hats.
There Is an immense demand just
now for variegated velvet leaves, says
the Millinery Trade Review, particu-
larly vine and rose leaves, which are
used alone or combined with differ-
ent fruits or flower*, also usually
made of velvet Dahlias and violets
are, so far. almost the only exceptions
to this rule, for since felt grapes be-
came so popular, the first houses have
ceased to patronize them. Milliners
are beginning to show large toques
made of these leaves and flowers,
which they mount on wire shapes cov-
ered with dark green tulle, an ar-
rangement which allows of spaces be-
ing left between and renders them
less heavy in appearance. Velvet
chrysanthemums and vino leaves, the
whole in rich brown, russet and green
shades, mixed with red, violet or yel-
low. are one of the latest combina-
Flowers and foliage are also much
used to trim the outside of felt hats,
the general eolor recalling that of the
felt, and still more as a decoration for
the barrettes on which so many of the
shapes are mounted.
Little Etiouette Paints.
When you meet a gentleman you
know on the street in comparty with
another gentleman, you must bow to
the gentleman you know only. The
other gentleman will acknowledge the
bow to his friend by lifting his hat.
If a man steps aside to let yon
pass, a bow Is sufficient thanks. If
lie opens a door or a gate, you should
A large number of notes of congrat-
ulation received by a bridegroom are
from ladles. It Is not, however, con-
sidered good form for a young lady
to write notes of congratulation to
’her men friends. Congratulations
may be spoken, but written congratu-
lations from young girls are not ex-
Notes written by a bride or bride-
groom In response to good wishes
should be very brief—merely express-
If a young lady Is stopping with a
friend It Is customary to have her
name written on the cards of the lady
who is chaperoning her.
Arrive.. Sc00a.m. Leave.. 9:16p.m.
Depot corner of Santa Fe and Fifth
Texas & Pacific—
Arrive.. 7:20p.m. Leave.. 6:50a.m.
Arrive.. 5:40p.m. Leave. .10:10a.m.
Arrive.. 3:50p.m. Leave..
EL PASO, TEXAS.
CHAS. & A. C. DeGROFF,
Owners and Proprietors.
C00 Feet of Broad South and West
Verandas, Facing City Park. One
block south of S. P. Depot.
100 Rooms. Hot and Cold Water,
Rooms Single and En Suite. Private '
Baths. Passenger Elevator.
OFFICIAL S. P. EATING STATION.
TAKE THE WHITE BUS.
Meets All Trains.
i THE GRAND CENTRAL
her account upon any of the young-
sters in whose earear she Interested
herself, mainly because she would al-
ways greatly prefer that they should
bear the name of Albert.
Queen Victoria did not hesitate to
allow her own uame. or that of the
prince consort, to be bestowed in bap-
tism upon children of her humblest
retainers, especially In the Highlands,
and there are aleo some comm°“ers
to whom she stood In sponsorlal re-
lation. oven In families which had no
actual connection with the court.
Queen Alexandia has observed a more
select rule, and while she has beei.
present at the christening of quite a
large number of children of the great-
er nobles, the draws the line more
strictly than was done by her illus-
trious mother-ln-lsw Yet the first
child to be honored in this way since
the accession of King Edward was
that of Sir James Reid, their majes-
ties' resident physician.—Modern So-
Bazaar and lunch all day and even-
ing at Christian church, Dec. 12.
On Christmas Giving.
"When I see people beginning to
prepare for Christmas," said the un-
reasonable woman. "I am always re-
minded of the small boy's definition
of that season as a time when people
give things they can’t afford to peo-
ple who don’t want them. No doubt
the small boy exaggerated, but his
words wore not without a considera-
ble measure of truth, and It would do
a good many people no harm to keep
them In mind, ft Is a pity, as Marga-
ret Deland observed In a recent arti-
cle, that the date of Christ’s birth
should be made an occasion for the
Interchange of ttasli, and It Is still
more to be regretted that this ‘trash’
should so often cost money that the
givers can ill afford. The giving of
presents at Christmas Is certainly a
beautiful custom, and one would
scarcely wish to see It go out of fash-
ion, but It might be well If people
would give fewer presents and think
a little more about them. For tt Is
Just the thought for one's self which
a gift Indicates that constitutes the
chief pleasure of receiving it-—not Its
costliness nr Its usefulness, or any-
thing else abont it, though it ought to
be valuable, materially or spiritually,
and may. and indeed ought. In many
caS'es to be costly as one's purse can
buy, for we do not want to give to
our friends that which costs us noth-
ing. There Is a delicate flattery In the
appropriate gift, showing that the
giver has taken pains to observe one's
tastes, that must be forever pleasant
to the human soul: and such presents
can ndt be picked up by the dozen in
an afternoon's bargain hunting, nor
yet can they be manufactured by the
A Home Thought for Today.
From a distance we look hack and
see where, high on the mountainside,
sffiuds the cabin we love. From these
colder regions how warm even the un-
shines: We wonder that we could
mended chinks through which It
so perspective as to fret at small Ills
In the face of large blessings. From
the lowly valley we look up and see
home exalted, with the light of the
dying still lingering above it; and in
the darkness of our humility and
loneliness a new light rises—not the
sun. but a humbler luminary, content
with quiet reflection. When we get
home, we promise ourselves, we will
he truer to It.
When we get home! It is some-
thing to hope for—to make resolves
for. When we get, home we shall be
all we ought to be, and with full hands
shall add blessings to that much loved
place,- contenting ourselves no longer
'Tit Well to Encourage.
A friend told me the other day of
walking along the crowded street
close by two young people who were
evidently coming home from work,
and how he necessarily overheard
their talk with one another. And one
of them aald, evidently referring to
some act of an employer: “It was
only a little thing, but 1 was so tired
and discouraged that nothing ever did
me as mueh good." Some wo,rd had
been spoken, some deed had been
done whleh had consoled that tired
and discouraged life a little. How
easy and simple It appears, and yet
how rare it sometimes seems! To
Say "Well done," to any bit of work
that has qmbodled good effort is to
take hold of the powers which have
made the effort and confirm und
strengthen them.—Philips Brooks.
An Early Riser.
Prince Henry of Prussia, who lately
bought an estate, has had an amusing
adventure In consequence of his new
servants falling to recognize him, says
One morning at daybreak he ar-
rived at Burg Rhelnatein. where the
sleepy doorkeeper greeted him with:
"Who In the name of goodness are
jrou?" and then continued to "wonder
some people don’t choose better hours
for paying visits.” Only after he had
explained he was the kaiser's brother
was Prince Henry allowed entrance
to his newly acquired castle.
Put two cupfuls of sifted flour Into
a bowl; beat two eggseintil very light;
add to them tvto cupfuls of milk and
one-half level teaspoonful of salt,
pour this%lxturp upon the flour and
beat thiB very thoroughly: then add
half a cup of cream and two level
teaspoonfuls of baking powder: beat
thoroughly: heat gem pans buttered:
fill two-thirds full with the mixture
and bake thirty minutes in a rather
To two cupfuls of cold boiled rice
add two cupfuls of sifted flour: beat
two eggs; add to them one cupful of
milk; pour this over the rice and
flour and beat well: then add one ta-
blespoonful of butter melted and two
level tesspoonfuls of salt; bake on a
hot waffle Iron: sour milk may be
used Instead of all sweet milk; in
that case omit baking powder and use
halt sweet and half sour milk and one
teaspoonful of soda.
in a BIG BOX. with new
patent-top can. Keeps the dust
out the flavor in. No waste.
No spilling. No Grit.
EUROPEAN HOTEL. %
Cor. San Francisco and El Paso .j.
streets. El Paso-Jnarez electric *
cars pass the doors, reaching *
all depots. A limited number *
of rooms at 60 cents per day. J
George P. Harlow, Prop. J
* *❖***<. •:*«*>*.;.«
Rooms 60c to $1.00 per day, $3.00 to
$5.00 per week.
Corner Overland and Utah, one block
from Masonic Temple,
Close to S. P. and Rock Island de-
pots. Newly furnished. All outside
rooms. European plan.
Rooms From 75c Up.
St. Charles Hotel
Car. Overinad and El Pits St.
Rooms 50,75 and $1.00 Per Day.
Under Ms Mintgintnl. H MASON, Prop
t**4l States am a whole, the crop* produced under
irrigation molt* than repaid the cost of the canal*
ditches and other hydraulic works used in con
ilni.Gn.. .U.. a.i.i *• /•...... II ....
■*■**" *•’" > uyiuouiir nuras 11*8(1 in con*
.InrtlnK Ihp water lo the Seld»."—Cen«n« Bulletin,
Jut, lit, iar.». o. N. TURNER,
OfBee—S Bronson Block.
Contractor For Irrigation Plante.
: BANCO MINERO j
Capital $4,000,000.09 *
AGENCY IN JUAREZ. «
J. Geo. Hllxlnger, Manager. 4
A General Banking Business *
% THE INTERNATIONAL
* EXCHANGE BANK-
Hau. & Ruckkl, New York
Enrique C. Creel J
J. Geo. Hilzlnger, Manager. c
John M. Wyatt. Cashier. ♦
THE ACCOMMODATION ♦
BANK OF EL PASO. J
Transacts a general banking ♦
business. Buys and sells ex- ♦
change on all parts of the ♦
United States. Mexico and J
Savinga Bank Department n
- °P*n from 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. e
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