El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 28, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 20, 1908 Page: 4 of 24
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EL PASO MORNING TIMES, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1908.
For buyers of good judgment, who will devote i
share of their Christmas appropriation to the prac-
tical side of gift buying, we are showing a splendid
line of Christmas Footwear.
A Few Suggestions
We've Bhoe« for
street or dret-s
ir, Clapp «!l<l
Bench ltia k* Sbo-s,
Sturm Shoe*. ,
Price $3.5(7 to $7.00
House Slippers ami
Bod Room Slippers
Price 90c Up.
Shoe* for street or*
dress* Wear, Dress"
Ties. Dainty Dress
Slippers for i he
house or for drafts
Price $2.50 to $6.00
Felt House Slipper*
We off r In splendid
qualities Soften! ami
Dress Shoes, Htarm
Shoes, Storm Log-
gins, House Slippers,
• Baby Shoes, etc,,
Price $2.50 to $5.00
We’ll make any exchange tie.sirc<l after Christmas.
Kozy Komfort Slippers
In a kozy leather hag. The Slipper "par excel-
lence" for traveling. Beautiful as well as use-
ful. Hubby will be tickled to death with a pair
of these Slippers for a Christmas gift.
Price Bag and all only $3.00
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! Live Sporting News
GIANT TURK WRESTLED
MAHMOUT THREW OPPONENT
OUT OF THE ROPES.
Under Agreement Yussiff Mahmout
Had to Make Three Falls fn an Hour
Both Men Indulged Freely in Rough
Work, and the Turk Easily Lived Up
tc Hi'. Promise.
Chicago, Dec. 19.—Yussiff Mahmout,
the wrestler, tonlghj defeated Leo
Pardello, announced as the champion
of Italy, in three straight falls In one
o| the roughest contests ever held In
T.ie terms of agreement made It In-
oumbont upon Mahmout to throw Par-
dello three times inside of one hour
of actual work time. This he accom-
, plished, winning the first fall In three
minutes, 32 seconds, with a hammer-
lock hold; the second fn 9 minutes, 56
, seconds by a crotch and the third in
j-9 minutes, 8 ftecomf, with a scissors
| and headlock grip.
Bad blood made its appearance In
i the second round of the match and
! considerable rough work was en-
I gaged in by both men, culminating in
Mahmout throwing Pardello through
the ropes Into the seats bordering the
ringside. Both tnen wrestled vigorous-
ly until Mahmout was declared the
BUTTE LOSES TITLE
IN THE NORTHWEST
ENGLEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL ELEV-
EN SCORES VICTORY.
Five Thousand People, Representing
Delegations from Every County in
Montana, Attend Hard-Fought Con-
teat—Englewood Playa Denver High
School Christmas Day—Score 12
AT THE TOLTEC CLUB
Ladies’ Smoker Hugely Enjoyed hy
a Jolly Gathering—Several Catchy
Musical and Vocal Numbers, Pre-
cede 'Gridiron Banquet."
EVENTS WILL BE MADE ANNUAL
Tho first luiinml Gridiron banquet
or ladle's* smoke o no Toller, club
last.night was a mm. departure from
part os Mary Morgan, was also very
"Ten Nights in a Barroom" was a
decided success and the theater going
public is realizing that Rucker's
Kornk Wonder company l« presenting
good, plays and rendering them In
twirl creditable manner.
Bryan Bros,, the man's store.
WROTE SANTA jCLAUS
LETTER ANT) DIED
Little Girl Asked Mother to Have
Christmas 8aint Bring Her
Some Toys, and Died.
Seattle, Nov. I!).—"Darling Mamma:
I love you and tell Santa Claus to
bring me a dolly and. some candy and
u new dress. | aru ho lonely here
the usual foni.ii balls and banquets, with mamma, and I want, yon to hold
The esse.o, of a Gridiron banquet j Tll° «irl* 1,11,1
nre Informality, and a good jolly j
crowd to enjoy tin occasion.
The Toiler club, known fur Its < u-
lei'taltnmnits and social successes,
was the gathering plJtee of such a
crowd last night, ami from the time
the toastmaster in a short talk hade
the company good he-rHli and a good
me Santa flans was going to bring
them lots of alee things lint I know
lie won't forget me, • ho be sure and
tell‘him. I love you, little mamma,
Scarcely had the little letter been
written than Ruth Weaver, a pupil at
the -Mount Carmel mission, with a cry
time, until the ettscivenod orchestra I ol>' (l1'; -"Isier, I in so dizzy, fell into
Kirack up "Home. Sweet Home," the i k arms and tesigned the thing*
evening was mjoyed j ot earth for a Christmas In heaven.
VV. A. Burge .is,‘acting Us loastmaa- l?V"‘h. Wi"» r;"lst'11 *'>' coitgeallon of
ter, presided felicitously. (liirm tt j 1,10 brum.
King as muster of ceremonies and i ,,,. ,T~1 T~' , , ,
principal speaker, in a wlriv talk re- i- llt’1 " iinl1, <l!l*v and night,
ft-rred tc/the ladleV smoke,* ‘and those 1 vw"'" "“«!>"* “ K«x.d hack quick,
who had gathered to attend It. Olui- j I*"0110 1; Auto, 1001,
botirne Adams talked lo the ladies anil !
■"S',1,„ ■: $693,000,00# MOVED
Mary sang a catchy song entitled "Tol-:
tec Pipe Dreams." being about tho
members ,tnd Witty personal habits,
portraying inch member contrary to
what be is, and creating the hit of
O. P. White talked of the lawyers,
poets tod lie:,i poets. Following the
talks the "gridiron banquet" was
About tieventy-lfve couples attended
the first Gridiron banquet, which h to
be followed by annual events of Hie
ACROSS WALL STREET
NEW YORK BANKS CHANGE
deed, he meant to keep It secret.
Fitsily he opened a commission
house ai 221 Stanton street and took
orders for lurks far arid wide. Mer-
chants. batchers, the hotel keeper and
Mr-. Citizen saw at once that the prob-
lem' was solved So Copeland was
flooded with orders. Ho took them
one and all and would fill the orders lit
lots of time for Christmas.
Yesterday one of the dealers who
had placed an order with Copeland
went down to see about a delivery
and, lo! the wizard who was to charm
away the tribulation of each celebrant
and each provider had disappeared,
faded from view.
Over 5,000 pounds of turkey has
been ordered by the commissary de-
partment for Christmas day at Hie
military barracks at Fort lliiss, Fort
McIntosh, Fort Clark and Fort Bill,
so the soldiers will have theirs, blit
Mr. Citizen must buy early and avoid
the rush, for those who come in tile
rear of the procession will probably
MAYOR SCHMITZ GETS NEW
SURETIES ON HIS BOND
Pan Francisco, Dec. 19.—William J.
Dingee, the cement manufacturer uipl
capitalist whose responsibility ns a
bondsman for former Mayor Eugene
E. Schmitz was questioned several
weeks ago by the district attorney’s
office, today withdrew as a surety ahd
tin' attorneys for Schmitz, supplied In
his stead the names of seven persons
ACTIVE SEASON AMONG WORLD’S
BILLIARD EXPERTS PROMISED
Hoppe Posts Forfeit in Challenge to
Sutton for 18.1 or. 18.2 Balk
New York, Dec. if.—Indications of
an active season arflong the profes-
sional billiard players are not wanting,
today furnishing three important de
velopments in connection with the
Of these the last and most definite
was an announcement made tonight
that George Sutton had accepted the
challenge of George F. Slosson for a
match Involving the championship of
the world at 18.1 lialk line billiards.
The choice devolving upon him Sutton
has selected New York for the match
and the game will be played on Tues-
day, January 29 in Mndlson Square
Garden concert hall.
Wildle Hoppe posted a $1,000 forfeit
accompanying his challenge of George
Sutton for a match at either 18.1 or
18.2 billiards and announcement of a
tournament at the 18-inch balk line
game, with not more than six entrants,
to he held In this city March 22 next.
Butte, Mont., Dec. IP.—Englewood
High School, Chicago, wrested the
title of champion of the Northwest
from Bntte today by the seore of 12
to 4. The battle was fierce from the
first call of time. The local team was
outweighed three pounds to the man,
but the altitude told on the Illinois
boys, whose playing in the earlier
stages was slow.^
After fifteen minutes of play in the
first half, House, for Butte, kicked a
field goal, scoring four. Ten minutes
later Piper for Chicago made a
touchdown and kicked goal.
In the second half House, Butte’s
stafquarterback, wag badly hurt and
taken from the field. He was replaced
by Harrington., I’iska, Sears and Stelt
of Chicago all received broken noses,
but remained in the game. Sears
made a touchdown and Piper kicked
Englewood goes from here to play
the Denver High School Christmas
day. Five thousand people witnessed
the game, every county In Montana
MANY LOVERS OF GOLF
TO TRY FOR BIG TEAM
OVER SIXTY WILL CONTEST ON
COUNTRY CLUB COURSE
A Christmas Reminder
We merely wish to remind you that we have the largest,
most complete jewelry store in the Southwest. We have
made provision for supplying all requirements In our line,
whether they be great or small- Our offerings include
many pretty and useful articles costing as little as 50
cents—and It will surprise you to see the hundreds of
beautiful gifts ranging In price from 50 cents to $5. If
it comes from Hixson's it carries a superior aura of
worth and genuineness. We guarantee every article we
W. T. HIXSON CO.
“The Gift House of Southwest*
111 Sari Antonio St. El Paso, Tex. Vj-k-f*- 1- I
NEW WORLD’S RECORD FOR MILE AND
FURLONG, MADE BY VOX POPULI
From Winning Players Team to Play
in Three-Cornered Game With
Douglas and Bisbee Will Be Se-
lected—Big Match Event in
NEW YORK AMATEUR LOCALS
WORLD’S RECORD IN DASH
Cloughan Covered 70 Yard Dash in
7 1*6 Seconds—Melvin Shepard
Wins 600 YYard Special.
who will guarantee $110,000 for the ap- nearest -competitor
New York, Dec. 19.—One world's
record was equaled at the games of
the College of the City of New York
tonighl In ihe Twenty second regiment
armory. In winning Ihe final heat of
the 70-yard dash R. Cloughan of the
Irish-American Athletic club made the
distance In 7 1-5 seconds, equaling the
world's record. The 600-yard special
race was won by Melvin W. Shepard,
who finished ten yards ahead of his
In 1 initiate 14 :i-5
poarunen of the former mayor upon
the several Indictments for briber,y
pending against hint. The majority of
them are relatives of Schmitz and the
others are friends.
More than 5,000 tons of hides and
skins are exported nnnVfally from Si-
New Orleans Bout Went Ten Rounds
to a Draw.
New Orleans, Dec. 19.—Young Don-
ough of Boston nnd Dave Deshler
fought ten rounds to a draw here to-
night before the Royal Athlotlo club.
Over sixty players will take part In
the last big match golf to be played
on the old Country club course today.
The men have been paired off by the
Pastimes committee of the club, and
from these will be selected a team
which will play Douglas and Bisbee
on the new Country club course, in
the three-cornered match some time
about the first of the year.
Yesterday the golf course was filled
with players practicing for today’s
game and some hard work was done
by those who hope to make the big
The list Includes almost all the golf
players of the club, and the players
have been paired off as follows for
M. H. Pease vs. W. Davis, W. V.
Sterling vs. A. Houck, James Vance,
vs. J. C. Wllmarth, J. T. Williams vs.
P. J. Edwards, G. B. Cbas vs. S. Camp-
bell, C. VV. Kellogg vs. Capt. Burkhart,
E. E. Neff vs. Erdlx Dealing, J. Bae'fl-
tel vs. Garnett King. ,T. I. Edwards vs.
R. Sparks, W. H. Shelton vs. F. W.
Payne, G. A. Trosf vs. T. J. Stafford,
.1. B. Buckner vs. W. M. Peticolas, H.
A. McLean vs. D. M. Payne, R. F.
1 Collins vs. R. Terry, E. Kayser vs. A.
! N. Brown, VV. Lindsay vs. W. Butler,
i .1. Kilpatrick vs. J. Casey. R. G. Crow-
! der vs. G. Wines, C. D. Hart vs. F.
Gallagher, W. E. Race vs. A. P. Coles,
J. A. Happer vs. O. White, D. M. Sutor
vs. C. Beers, J. M. Wyatt vs. S. C.
Awbrey, Van C. Wilson vs. V. R.
Stiles, Fred Feldman vs. W. T. Hixson,
Los Angeles, Dec. 19.—A new world’s record for one mile and a fur-
long, circular track, was made at Santa Anita Park today when Vox Populi,
carrying 110 pounds, won the Goldeu Staie handicap for three year olds and
upwards. He ran the distance in 1:50 flat, which is 3-5 of a second fas-
ter than the best previous time.
P. Stackhouse vs. Chas. Pomeroy, S.
J. Larkin vs. J. H. Laurie, C. H. Leav-
ell vs. H. Potter, W. L. Tooley vs. B.
Semple, T. Stewart vs. W. R. Brown,
J. L. Dyer vs. F. C. Searles, H. K.
Sllsbee vs. G. A. Martin, J. J. Raster
vs. Mr. Evans.
FLOYD M’FARLAND DEFEATED
IN MATCH SPRINT RACE
Worcester Man Wins From Champion
Six Day Cyclist in Boston—South
African Wins Amateur Races.
Boston, Dec. 19.—Floyd MacFa in-
land of San Jose, Cal., winner with
James Moran as partner of the recent
six day race In New York, was defeat-
ed by Major Taylor of Worcester to-
night at the Park Square Coliseum in
a match sprint race. Taylor won two
out of three heats, the first, one mile
sprint race, in 2:43 and the third heat,
a one-half mile sprint, in 1:07.
MacFarland won the second heat,
which was a one-mile pursuit ra-ce.
The time was 1:57 2-5.
A ten-mile open professional race
was won by Floyd Krebs of Newark,
N. J„ in 23 minutes 51 1-5 seconds.
Worth Mitten of Davenport., Iowa,
was second and George Wiley of Syra-
cuse, N. Y., third.
James Halsted of South Africa won
the two amateur races from a big
field of local starters. The first was a
five mile open. Charles Morgan of
Worcester was second.
Halsted's time in the one-mile ama-
teur sprint was 2:14 -1-5.
Gifts for a man at Bryan Bros.
# Other Sporting New* on Page *
♦ Eight, Second Section. ♦
High Water Mark.
Two Northern men were once dicing
in a restaurant in a Louisiana town on
the Mississippi, when they observed,
high up on the wall of the cafe, a red
mark, beneath which was this inscrip-
tion: "Inundation of 1875. High wa-
ter mark.” “Surely you don't expect
the people to believe that, the river
rose as high as that here?” protested
one of the visitors. “Not exactly," ex-
plained the proprietor blandly. "As a
matter of fact," he added, indicating a
point scratched not far above the
ground, “the water came up to here."
"Then why that inscription?” asked
the complainant. “Well, sir,” contin-
ued the proprietor, “you seen when the
mark was down there the children rub-
bed it out so continuously we had to
put it there out of their reach."—Har-
Window glass manufactories have
been introduced into China and the
product, which is a novelty there, is
rapidly becoming popular.
Dr. Harry Bloomstein
Will Resume Practice
Jan. 4, ’09.
Aiiswei hi THE T/JJ1 Saida Clan*
puzzle Contest ,-«• enmltig in nipldl
The av d‘d will ins up cuincud In THE
TIMES W. in- .i iiidrnitig. All am
ewers mt; ; in >> « o'elocl Tueqd.-i •
Police Lined Way of March for Men '
Carrying Millions in Currency and
Securities and Plain Clothe* Men
Follow Clarks Who Have Charge of
Many $10,000 Notes.
New York, Half lit. Employes of
the National City hank this afternoon
transferred $70.000,<100 in currency
and nearly f.V.lo.OOO.OOtt worth of Se-
'ROFICIENCY | curdles from the hank's temporary
IN THEIR DRILLS i quarters across Wall street to the
new bank building, from the old cus-
A” praRtd by Commander toms house.
Wall street was taken by surprise
and Keen Rivalry Exists.
The cadets ,u me El Paso Military
institute are becoming proficient in
drill work an , are making a good
military showing Competitive drills
are held from tinn to time and the
cadets or entering into the work
with eagerness. Company A -won the
praise of tht-.-commandin Friday morn-
ing for being ihe most, proficient. Two
additional drills are to he held, one
Monday mmuing and one Tuesday
morning. The «Mli last from 8:15
to 9:15 and the public is invited to
, BUDW. ISER BEER.
On draught -p 51 :-f.el Zeiger bar, the
only place in town.
“TEN NIGHTS IN A BARROOM"
Pre»ented by Korak Company.
when, not long after banking hoars
were over, a squad of policemen
formed a double line across the nar-
row thorough fare and between the
two lines of blueconts a procession of
the bank's employes began to march
to the building across the street, car
lying small safes, chests, boxes and
bags in which the wealth of the hank
had been placed.
Two employes were detailed to carry
each receptacle. One of these pairs
carried several millions of dollars In
$10,000 notes. Close behind each
couple walked a plain-clothe* man and
it was remarked that each detective
carried ids tight hand ill bis over-
The Dime Savings bank In Brook-
lyn also changed quarters nnd In auto-
jiioblles $32,000,000 In cash and securi-
ties was moved.
$5.00 to $12.00.
$4.50 to $12.00.
50c to $3.50.
$4.50 to $25.00.
$1.00 to $12.00.
50c to $5.00.
$1.50 to $5.00.
Reefers and Mufflers,
$1.00 to $3.50.
$2.00 to $3.00.
$1.25 to $2.00.
Corner San Antonio
Oregon and Texas Streets
Corner San Antonio
Oregon and Texas Streets
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Crowded HOi-ce Greets Latest Change
in Bill at the Crawford.
A bouse crowded from pit to dome
greeted the play at the Crawford last
evening. The attraction was the
piece by T 3. Arthur entitled. "The
Nights in a Bernxmi." This play I*
too well known to need any synopsis
-—the grasp of the demon "Rum" fas-
tens on Joe Morgan, drags him and
hi* family to the depths of misery and
privation. His final emancipation, the
regain of his fortune and the restora-
tion of his fajnily to happiness is ever
an object lesson, ns -vas desired by
— _ a* Joe Morgan car-
with him and he
GONE OUT OF BUSINESS
Closet Up Shop and Said to Have Left
Town and Local Dealer* Must j
Supply the Demand,
C. S. Copeland arrived here about a
mouth ago aud began talking turkey.
Not the phonetic method of inter-
course used by . these holUia, nc?essi-
tiga, but .nboittiBiem. He talked to
every one be met and his conversa-
tion was confined to, the gob
bis family! Incidentally
took orders. He was the turkey man,
The ««t4a*4- httu-tuzotuMl tt* -be. v«wp. -—r‘ri--*l
k th#i llf1f, cifit, mailin' U. .in.-.
$1.50 to $5.00.
25c to $3.00.
25c to $2.00.
Linen Handkerchiefs, 6 in
50c to $4.50 Box.
Combination Tie and Collar
$5.00 per Set
Suspenders, Armbands and
Garters to Match,
$2JOO per Set
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