The Edmond Enterprise (Edmond, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 8, 1921 Page: 6 of 10
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THE EDMOND ENTERPRISE
I \ : ; ; i:? - ^ ;■ : ,-•* MA*,E wbhH. UN chkistmas
combining Christmas Gilt ideas
Wild wanted staple Serenandise
Gloves for the Christmas Gift ,
uhnn Inr (ilnvfw while «iyt* ;uii1 stvles are cnmnlrte
Shop for Qloves while size and styles are complete
Gauntlet, slip-on and strapped wrist designs have attained the greatest popularity be-
cause these styles may be worn with the long flaring sleeve or the tight sleeve of the tailor
Centemeri, Van Dyke, in smart two-tone
cuff for dress wear; Brown with Mode, Black
with White, and White
with Black 3)4-.9o
Perrin, Irene a overseain French Kid
Glove. Embroidered backs, Black,
Brown, Tan, Grey and Mode $3.50
Misses' French Kid Glove in Brown, two-
button length; Brown with
Embroidered back 3)2.^0
Perrin, soft gauntlet, with the two-tone
turn-back cuff, is very attractive, in Black
and Gold and Brown
Centemeri, Fielder gauntlet, embroidered
and plain backs, with strap wrist, in Brown,
Black and White,
and White $4.98
Centemeri, "Florence" French Kidd
and Lucas & Kennedy Suede, embroid-
ered and plain backs. Black, Black
with White, White, Brown
and Grey; $2.!)8 values.... $2.39
We picked these Dresses up at a remarkably low price.
Our friends appreciated the wonderful value offered by buying
one third of them the first day. There are many good one sleft.
We recommend them to you and you know we wouldn't if
they did not meet the Lutz ideal of merchandizing.
Wide sleeves, Chinese and Jenny sleeves. Frocks, steel
beaded, colorfully embroidered and stitched, buttons, ribbons,
braid, fringe, Chantilly lace, metal belts, and string belts; all
shades, all sizes.
Tricotine at that price. Boulevard and Brocaded Velvets,
Serges, and Poiret Twills, and combinations of fabrics; in a
wide, very wide range of styles.
Calabrian Minstrels of Rome. Wltlt
Silvan Pipes, Started Celebration
Ten Days in Advance.
UIH1ST.MAS used to In* i*ele
, bra ted in Home by the ar-
rival of Calabrian inhiMrels
with their silvan teii
clays before' Christmas. Ii>
every street of the historic city they
would play their wild, plaintive music
before the shrines of the Madonna.
These minstrels or "plflfernrl," as they
were called, became rure after the
hitter part of the Nineteenth century.
In Sicily men came down from the
mountains nine days before Christmas
to sing a "novena" to a plaintive mel-
ody accompanied bv violin and 'cello.
The music of chiming bells fea-
tures Christmas the world over. In
the Philippines the dawn of Christ-
mas Is ushered in by ringing of bell*
in scores of church towers, calling the
people to service. In the dark tliejr
flock to the churches to the familiar
notes of the "Adeste Fldeles."
The music-loving world agrees with
the stranger in Bracebrldge hall. "I
do not know a grander effect of music
on the moral feelings than to hear the
full choir and the pealing organ per-
forming a Christmas anthem iu a
cathedral and filling every part of the
vast pile with triumphant harmony."
While They Last. We Offer Them tu You at $10.95
SPLENDID OFFERINGS IN LUTZ' BASEMENT STORE
Women's Sample Gloves
150 pairs of Women's Gloves
for Dress and Street wear
at less than 1-2 price
In this assortment we have some of the finest
grades of Kid Mocha and Silk Gloves, made in the
latest styles; also a good selection of Auto Gloves,
some with stiff gauntlets, others soft; also a fair
sprinkling of Golf Gloves. In four groups at
$1.48. $1.98, $2.48, $2.98
Sport Skirts, $3.98
24 of these All Wool Skirts just came in by
express, they are checks, stripes and plaids, mostly
pleated with button trimmed, if you need a pretty
skirt or wish to make a Christmas present, this is
something that will be
Work Coat Special—$2.9N
A serviceable Work Coat, blanket lined and
very well made, has large corduroy collar, large
pockets; body and sleeves have blankot linings;
these coats are made to stand the cold weather as
well as rough wear.
Sizes, 36 to 40 ib^.Vo
Every lady wants a new hat for the Holidays—
especially when she can buy one at these prices.
We have lumped our entire stock of Ladies' Hats
into two lots you will find almost any desirable
shape, from the small turban to the extreme wide
brim; made of the new materials and strictly
1921 models. $1.98 and $2.98.
Children's Coats, $6.98
It will be cold some day and the ^kiddies will want to
keep warm, buy a good warm Coat now and have it ready-
especially when you can buy one of a good warm material,
well made, new style and a selection of
colors; at this price $6.98
Ages 7 to 15 years
A Men's Solid
Leather Work Shoe M
Men's Hereford Calf, three full soles, solid oak leather
intiersole, full vamp, reinforced back strap, comfy toe, broad
one of theae .shjas cut .1 ■ '"TS
shank and heel; we hav
apart for your inspection; extra goad value
QUEER WAYS OF MISTLETOE
Popular Christmas Green Fastens Its
Roots on Sturdy Trees and Re-
^ HE mistletoe is really a de-
generate for it is a parasite.
Instead «>f being a healthy
tree itself, it fastens Its
roots upon the sturdy oak
and gum trees, and even depends on
others to have its seed carried to
places where they will grow. The
numerous pearly white l erries cover-
ing the mistletoe all winter attract
the birds. When a hird eats a cherry
he swallows the meat and drops the
pit, but the seed of the mistletoe is
sticky and clings to the bird's bill. The
only way for the bird to rid himself
of the annoying seed is to wipe It off.
Tills he dnes. on some branch of the
tree on which he happens to be at
the time. Later this seed sprouts, and
not finding earth, which its habits
have made it cease to want, it sinks
Its roots into the bark of the tree and
there receives the richest nourish-
ment. It keeps its leaves all winter,
and when the oaks are bare its waxy,
pale-green leaves stand out promi-
nently against the dull brown bark.—
Men's Union Made Overalls
A good weight, Blue Denim, high back Overall,
made double seams, six pockets, rivited buttons, rein-
forced side openings, guaranteed not to rip; we have
about 25 dozen to sell at this price.
Sizes, 32 to 42
A Solid Leather Shoe
for Girls J
$1.98 and $2.48*
These are of light gun metal upper stock, sensible shape
for growing feet, and as above, absolutely solid leather
every part or a new pair without cost. iJBt
Sizes, 11 1-2 to 2, $2.48J J53
Sizes, 8 1-2 to 11 $1.98
GIFTS OUT OF THE ORDINARY1
Frying Pan for Queen Victoria—Man
Oives Wife Five Pounds to
kin:- of S tiu used to
4uJ send tjiieon Victoria a very
curious gift every Chrlst-
inns. It may have been
want of imagination, or be
may have heard that the frying pan j
was the curse of the English cook, and*)
thought the> must want constantly
renewing. Whatever the reason, lier
majesty received a silver frying-pan
as regularly as Christmas came round.
Thomas Cnrlyle once quite forgot to
buy a Christmas gift for his wife.
There Is nothing unique about this.
Other men have done the same. Nor
is there anything particularly generous
In the way be made up for his neglect
to remember the day. He wrote the
"The prophecy of a washstand to
the neatest of all women. Blessings
on her bounle face, and be It ever
blithesome as It Is dear, blithe or n<>t.
—T. Carlyle. December 25, IMO."
The great man did really give bis
wife five pounds with which to buy
the promised washstand. at which he.
110 doubt, washed quite as often as
she did. Rut that's a man all over.
evergreen on Christmas day was sure
to be married within the year, and
equally sure of being kissed—for that
was the penalty. If It can be called
sucli, to be paid by any uiald who
passed under It. After each offense a
berry was plucked, while the privilege
was supposed to end with the last
WAS indeed a "gracious"
ime. and as we read of
the revels and ceremonies
and And foolish beliefs of
Christmas Past, we might re-
gret what we have lost In this
tamer and less picturesque age. jj
If we did not know that never -*
before in history was Christmas
kept so truly and heartily In the
spirit of the day as It Is now.
We hs\b dropped a good many
rude and some pretty customs,
ft but we have gained a broaden
vj lug spirit of almost universal
V charity, a feeling of real broth-
erhood. that It Is held In check
jj a good deal during the rest of
j[ .the year.—Charles
what American TibuseVrlWs 'call "rfort
sauce" with the Christmas plum pud-
ding. but the delicious "hard sauces"
which we ourselves affect make a
nice change. Soft sauces take the form
of a thin hot custard, which will be
all the more creamy If a few spoon-
fuls of condensed milk are stirred In
after the custard is made in the or-
dinary way. Another favorite sauce
!s made by adding sugar to incited but-
"I suppose you've finished your
"Yes, and It's finished me."
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Dudley War- ff
The Portable Lamp.
The cheapest and most generally
useful electrical appliance and at the
same time the oue most seldom taken
advantage of In the ordinary household
is the portable laiup. This simply con-
sists of a few yards of flexible Insu-
lated wire, at one end of which Is flxed
an ordinary plug to screw into a wail
or chandelier socket and at the other
a lamp socket The cost Is very lKtle.
UNDER THE MISTLETOE SPRIG
Punishment Meted Out by Oxford-
shire Maids to Men Who Refused
to Obey Commands.
rN some plac
I In Oxford
k J -hire, every
had the privilege and fre-
quently exercised It, of ask-
ing a man for iv> to dec<v
ratp the house. Tf the man absented,
well and good; but if he refused
the ma id stole a pair of his breeches.
The next day they could be seen nailed
to the gate of the highway. But a
worse punishment than this was some-
times meted out to him: he was de-
prived of the privilege of the mistle-
Tltu 8ret instil tn oasci nndsr this
The Great Giver.
Christmas is the birthday of Jesus,
who never gav% the world a dollar, and
bestowed upon mankind no other ma-
terial gift. "He carved no statue,
painted no picture, wrote no poem,
composed no song, fashioned no piece
of Jewelry, built no edifice, founded no
city, erected no triumphal arch; b'lt
He stands in history as the Ureut
Giver." Such as He had lie gave: the
sympathetic hand, the genial mind, the
generous heart, the courageous spirit,
which all worked together to build up
| out pf the human the divine. The Fa
ther gave us first His universe; then
lit* gave His Son; now He offers His
It is usual In Wnglsnd te serve
Novel Christmas Tree Decorations.
JCffectlve Christmas tree decnrstlnns
cau easily be made at home. Take
candy sticks aud dress them up la
crepe paper and ribbons and thus cea-
vsrt them into novel candy dolls.
Gilded nuts, acorns hung from Che
branches with colored ribbon and balls
of cotton sprinkled with diamond dust,
as well as rings of tiny gum drops
strung on white thread, make eff«^
THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS
Vice President Coolidge Places Con-
struction on the Greatest Event
in Human History.
4f*HlU8TMAS has but one
writes Vice President Calvin
I. Coolidge n the New York
Evening Post. The good-
ness, the justice, but also the mercy,
ihe helping hand of (Sod. Tills, the
greatest event In human history, has
a spiritual meaning. The Savior
came to minister to the spiritual na-
ture of man. He showed the true
glory and Importance of man—aud
helping him showed the duty of
helping one another Endowed with
the power, yet He did not bestow ma-
terial blessings or set up an earthly
kingdom. But to follow Him gave
the power to command all those.
To get the world to see the true
meaning of things, that Is the redemp-
tion The creation was all declared
good, it can be perverted. The ene-
my forever strives "out of good still
to find means of evil." The material
welfare of men does not come first—
to make It first makes It to be de-
stroying and destroyed. Christinas is
not Instituted f« r the purpose of earn-
ing the reward of gifts, but for giving
them in their true significance. "The
wage* of «ln Is death, eternal life is
the gift of God."
"Christ-candle" on Christmas eve he
"The Irish will tell you thut the
Christ-candle was always lighted In
their homes In the Emerald Isle as It
has been for years and years in Nor-
way and Sweden. Boston has had It
for a decade. In Rochester 1910 was
our third celebration—the first year a
few houses shone—the second over a
thousand—the third nearly every one:
and It has spread, to town, village and
country over a 40-inile radius. M-.fhy
. far-away homes, Wisconsin, Maine,
California. Florida, kindled their can-
J dies from ours, and when you have
lighted yours you will appreciate
9hould Remember the Needy.
~ There *ls another thing than Christ
mas shopping that should be attended
to as early as possible by those who
can afford it, and that Is the making
of Christmas donstions for the poor.
GUIDES BABE OF BETHLEHEM
Lighted Candle in Window on Christ-
mas Eve Will Bring Happiness,
an Old Tradition.
\ * OLF> tradition has it that
"a lighted candle set in the
window on Christmas eve
will guide the Babe of
Bethlehem to your home,
that He may bring you happiness/' In
some countries It has long been the
custom so to mark the coming of
Christmas, and John H. Stedman of
Rochester. N. has originated a
movement to spread it in this country.
In a oamuhlet urging sll to light the
The Truer Things of Life.
We stand together at another full-
ness of time; perhaps it is a fullness
In which material things, the man-
made things, bulk largest. Perhaps It
is a time In which confidence in the
human seems to excel confidence in
the divine. It Is becoming Increas-
ingly evident that there must speedily
, come to men the visions of life and
real vnlues as they find their tiner
! and larger interpretation of him
whose birth the world celebrates at
Christmas. There Is a tragic. If inar-
ticulate, appeal being made today for
a return to the homelier, stronger and
truer things of life: we are looking for
a new birth of goodness that shall re-
store our lost peace and bring back
again to earth the deeper satisfaction
of the human heart.—James E. Free-
CHRISTMAS 300 YEARS AGO
First Yuletide Eve of the Pilgrims
Was One Saturated With Grave
Fear of Attack.
ITTIXG about their camp-
fires « n Christmas eve. 300
years ago, the Pilgrims on
shore heard a cry in the
woods and jumped to their
1 feet, expecting a sudden onrush of
whooping Indians. The attack failed
I to materialize. How the Pilgrims
spent Christmas is told in the Journal
they have left, which says: "No man
rested that day."
The settlers were nervous, and again
at night they left well-armed men on
These poor fellows on shore did not
have any Christmas beer to drink.
About this time, it seems, the beer
i supply was running low, and Captain
I Jones of the Mayflower was guarding
Ills stock. Apparently he put everv-
| body on a water basis. But Christmas
I night he relented. Beer was served
| to those of the Pilgrims who were on
i the ship.
The Real Spirit.
Has the real Christmas spirit been
laid upon its bier by a lot of old
fogies who have lived too long tr>
sense the thrill of the holly aud mis-
tletoe ; whose spectacles and whiskers
have debarred tlieni from entering the
kingdom of pure delight where the
children wander; and whose dyspeptic
spirits have been warped with acid
bitterness until they can no longer
flow with the sweet Joy of Christmas
cheer? No! The real happiness
and the cheer that go with red-rib-
boned wreaths and twinkling candles
peeping and winking from between the
green of fairy Christmas trees; the
thrill of myriad toys stacked In chaotic
heaps; the mystery of tissue paper
bundles; the secrets that fly back and
forth under the grave cover of seren-
ity; the smell of spicy fruitcake and
the mellow aroma of holiday baking
are here. They are here as they are
always here when the holidays are
Just before us.—Evansville Courier.
"Jim didn't call last night."
"He didn't. What's the matter?"
"'Sis doesn't know whether he's III
or just dodging a Christmas present."
THE BIG COMMUNITY HOLIDAY
CHRISTMAS IN PIGVILLE
Papa Pig—My how the children
will appreciate this nioe bag of mud!
Christmas Should Not Be Confined to
Family Celebrations; Make It
General Joy Fest.
4Y"^HRISTMAS should not be
confined to our own family.
Christmas Is of all days
U Community Holiday and the
entire community should be
taken in for celebrating the occasion.
Every community should have In the
local church, or schoolhouse Christ-
mas exercises of some sort or other.
The giving of recitations is one of the
very best trainings for children and
cannot be started too soon. As soon
as they are able to lisp they should
be given a part in Christmas enter-
tainments. It is a means of much
pleasure to them and something they
Will remember as long as they live.
Christmas, In the country of all
places, should be a community holi-
day. It's too big a thing to be kept
all within vout family.
Star of Bethlehem in Holland.
In Holland the harbinger of Christ-
mas is a huge illuminated star which
Is carried through the silent, dark,
Dutch streets, shining upon the crowd
of people and significant of the star
which once guided the three wise men
of the East. The young men who car-
ry the star through the streets gather
money for the poor from the crowds
who come out to watch for it. After
this they betake themselves to the
burgomaster of the town, who, accord-
ing to custom, is bound to set the
youths down to a splendid meal. This
is a very great Institution In many
Sauce for Plum Pudding.
Serve foamy sawe with plum pud-
ding. To make it. cream together one-
half cupful of butter, one cupful of
powdered sugar; add gradually one
well-beaten egg and one-half tea
spoonful of vanilla. Heat the mixture
in a double boiler, beating It thorough-
ly all the while.
Well Informed Youth.
"Does your bey believe In Santa
Tm not sure whether he does or
not Sometimes I suspect he think*
I believe In Sants and he hates to aa-
—^ ^ __jr~ i
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Adamson, Royce B. The Edmond Enterprise (Edmond, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 8, 1921, newspaper, December 8, 1921; Edmond, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc141751/m1/6/: accessed November 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.