The Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 205, Ed. 1, Saturday, April 10, 1897 Page: 2 of 4
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(Issued Every Pay Except Sunday i)
THE DFFIGiAUJyuaTy SRSAI
Enteral at ie PosSoEhs-; at ErownsTilJe. Xxv
a teooua-Clisa Mail 3!a&r.
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Ths Hekjvlujs the only paper published
on this lower Rio- Grande.
One Year ..... $6.00
6 Months . . . . 3.00
3 - ' j ' ...... . 1.50
f - . rfvr . . 6O CtS
SATURDAY APRIL 1$ 1827.
Tiiuonlj rise of any import
airce sinca McKinley was elect
ed is that of the Mississippi. -
Yoakum ha3 another daily
papt-r oalle'd the Evening Her
aid. It is a very neat and will
gotten np little joitrnsl. May
onr new "tocayoli" enjoy good
Ghicago has elected another
ihayor named JGarter H. Har
?isnn who is the son of the ill-
fated Mayor Carter H. Harrison
lio was ffssassfnated during
fhe World's fair.
5ajV3:ston News: It is now
explained that the air ship
tkich the people of Kansas
sa e?enHy was nothing more
tfisspa flock of wild geese going
nojufi. It is remarkable that
the fCmsans did not ?ecognize
This correspondence between
file Gnban leaders General
Gomez and President Gisneros.
and President McKinley is
somewhat like listening to a
perstjrr talking to atioiher over
a telephone. The responses of
Mr. McKTinley are not beard.
A bt& democratic majority
was disclosed in the municipal
elections last Tuesday in" Chi
vngo Detroit Cincinnati- and
other bitf northern cities which
jj-avtt' McKinlev a majority. If P
this indicates-a change of senti-
ment pince last November as
Mia ny cla?mr it ctoes not speak
very well for ilie sta'hility of
opinion on the part of the voters
who have changed so speedily.
Surely political favor is as
fickle aS-the winds.
WOM'aN AND HER WATCH
It bas-passed inFov a proverb
jrmong jewelers and crftics that
womeu waipiis are- aiwayp
out of order. They are not
wound regnhirly. They are
dropped' on the floor from slip
pury watch pockets. They are
Ktibjpoted to all sorts of rough
tisnctv including almost daily
pxcnTsioriir from beneath the
piliov to the-midtie of the bed
rom floor. Bjit evn- men do
xfot always give their timepieces
ft-hscaft. To put a wtch f
on a'sffrnifnt' ntglit after wear
i-'rtg-iTnext tire body all dry is
to at oncer tower the tenrperat
are probably 0 peV ceut. The t
FJinie tenqjeratur should be
Reserved if oos ible. at all
rimes likewise tie3 sainv po
sirloin. inSinj? shmiid always
We" performed in the morning
hf hich raeaiis the strongest
eitsfmr mi shtrsprtng-ls-preserv
?3 rljrring thn i?etio5 tiToselib!e
fo fongh U3a0'e.-4:y. York
GREAT FLOOD OF WATER'
It Extends Ownirrtrea Bith
rto ferer Overflowed
Effect on cotton.
Memphis Tenn. April 6.
The flood condition in the
Mississippi delta is a great
spread of water over an area
fkt hitherto was nevw over
flowed. The upper crevasse in
Tunica county is 2009 feet wide
and so great is the outponr that
water from below the break is
being drawn up to and hnrled
out over tfie fertile valley
through the crevasse. All of
the country east to the main
line of the Yasfoo and Missis
alppi Valley road' is flooded and
in many places the water has
gone over the tracks Ailing the
Yazoo river. The fall in the
main channel at Helena Green
viller Vicksburg and Arkansas
City in due to the filling up of
the delta and the lower White
river country. The supreme
question is the duration of the
flood. I! the lower levee along
Louisiana and southeastern
Arkansas should hold which it
is believed they will not do the
emptying of the delta and St.
Francis basin will be sTow. If
they break and the fiver contin
nues to fall at Cairo the up
per St. Francis delta will be
clear of water by May 5. If
this should prove true there
would be no difficult in growing
cotton. But breaks in Lonis
iana aud southeast Arkansas
will hold water in that territory
until the middle of May far af
ter the usual time for planting
cotton in that territory. The
river at Memphis is stationary
Carson Nev. April 6 The
case of the United States dis
trict attorney charged with ex-
tortion from Dan Stuart and
with other offenFes has not yet
been presented to the federal
grand jury Judge Hawley bav
ing decided that until another
district attorney is appointed
at Washington no cognizance
ran ha taken of the affairs. He
holds that only the district at-
torney can present a case to the
grand jury unless some mem-
ber of the grand jury has witnessed-
the offense complained
IN SAN FRANCISCO.
San Franciscof Cal. April 6
The local Chinese quarter is
threatened wiih another war.
This time the See Yups are ar
framed against themselves ihe
merchant element on one side
and the Irighbiuders on the
othe. The trouble is over the
refusal of th merchants to pay
an alleged assessment of 15
000 levied-by the highbinders.
A renewal of the acts of per-
sonal ?iclsnce is anticipated by
WORK' OF THE RANGERS
Austin Tex April 6. The
following Is-the report of the
work done by the Texas- state
rangers for the nxon-tb ufMarchr
They made sixty six aTrpsfs
for various offenses made thir
teen aUempts to arrest but fail-
ed as the parlies left the coun-
try also uxatfe sixti' one scouts
and traveled earring the month
722S-mites capt tired eight hezd
of stork and returned thenf to
iSe ownefa also ous saddle.
Anxiously watch declining health oj jjtfftinjTtitft&ctltovnJi
their dsaghters. So jaaov are cut off j. swWcn c;:We efcwges.
by consumption in early years thatJggggggSffi
there is real cause for aaxietv. In r-wtiriifcjtijesestnij. Be-
jthe e&rjy stages when not he joad
the reach of mediciiKh Hood' Sarsa"
parillj will restore the quality and'CIf gUiCttlH DaUli
It is but-just to write aboht xnj1
I daughter Cora aged If. She was com
...... r .j -la ci.- .
pletely ran down declining had that tired
feeling and frienda sftid she" -K-oald not
live over three months. She had a bftd
and nothing seesjed7 to do her any gooL
I happened to read about Hood's Ssrsapa
rilla and had her give it a triah Rrom the
very first dose sbf begefi to get better.
Alter taking a few bottles she was com-
pletely cured and her health-has been the
best ever since." Me& Abdee Pkck
12 Eailroad Place Amsterdam H. Y.
"I will say that my mother has not
stated my case in as strong words as I
would have done. Hood's S&rsaparilla
haw truly cured me and I am now weJL"
Cora Peck Amsterdam N. Y.
Be sure to get Hood's because
Is the One True Slood; Fufifier. All druggists. SI.
Prepared onl by C. I. Hood & Co.. Lowell Mass.
-r t are purMy -v egetable re-
ilOOQ S FllIS I.ablp and beneficial. 25c.
FACGO N. D FLOODED.
Appalling Siiuation People
Driven From Their
. " Homes.
Fargo N I). April & The
situation is appalling. While-
the Red river rose only three
inches last night the Big
Coulee west of ihe city took a
second spurt and went up fonr
teen inches flooding the entire
west side of town and driving
hundreds of people from their
homes- Tle water reaches down
to Eighth street from Sixteenth
and as far southof trie North
em Pacific tracks as the eye
can reach It is a populous res
idence district and the effect
of the flood is most formidably
felt. All that part of the ni'j
south of Front street iu iiiun
dated. Six blocks of Eighth
stfept hrrdge has gone out and
the flood outside of town is so
high that paying on West Front
street fe going out rapidh.
Sidewalks are all afloat aud are
being used as rafr& opon which
families are moving ta dry
land. All alori Front 6treet
the water is within a
few inches of the floors of
many houses The northern
Pacific people were afraid to
use the bridge this morning
and rjssener trains were
brought across from oorhead
over the Grat Northern bridge
Tlrere i3 much suffering among
poof familiW- ho hate rrpen
practically destitute all winter
and this last hlo a most sen
on. Relief committees operat
ed jointly by the city council
and county commissioners es
rnhlished he'adquarters this
morning and will take care of
feels an indescribable dread of th
danare attendant upon the most criti
cal period of her Hie. Becoming a
thesafTeringand danger of theordeal
makes its anticipation one of misery j
aw ii n ni 1
avvav rr j Ai?
A thoroughly tested reniedy gently i
prepares the system lot tbis period
lessens the pain and removes all
danger. Its useinsnres.a safe and hap-1
py termination of the dreaded eent. j
?1.00 IJB BOTHS at all Drug: J3tore3
or sent by mail 011 receipt of price. '
Bnnf N. Contatnmg inTslnable reformation 01
irJV l!r interest to ail vomec. will be sen: tcr
fiiEE any l'iss upon application by
Tie Erdfield leglt Ci. JLUaatx. fa.
nil v w si i : . r m .
pi.! OrMiSt ZWm
ellayB paia snainfiamBEaJoeslkaswso-
CU1S bkkuoujo jiuu who.
-v iOXTKSSS. iVanaitf:t.Krr TMK
Sight is Priceless.
Protect Tour E)es
Prof.Q. W. Chester
10 YEARS EXP1ESE3FC5 10
Raa located his office at the BoHca dsl
Leon and is how perpared to adjust glass-
es to any and all cases of Presbyopia and
Miopia" as-wrell as all complicated diseases
of the ee such as Diplopi J Hjpermctro
pic Asthernopia Astigmatism etc.
Belov are S. symptoms of fa.ling sigit :
"When the ej-e bcc6mes tired from read-
ing or excessive" ue br if letters look
blurred or run together or if ou ha-ve
an inclination to hold our reading mat-
ter fnr.her than fourteen inches from the
If you are troubled i ith any of the
above sjmptoms it is a sure indication
that you need glasses.
are ot an unequal density and nae" fm-
perfectl formed surtaces and continually
using of these-poor glasses nil increase
the trouble for which they were intended
T. e Lenses used bv Prof. Chester arc
ground from a select tock of the
WOKLD KEXOAVKISD HOT
diamond sttfnes and the focus on each
lens is accurately located in the center of
lens and each and every frame accurately
adjusted to the lace so as to give the
wearer the great st possible comfort.
Headaches are caused bv eve strains
and many people whose heads- are con
stantly aching ao ifct know the great
relef afforded by properly fitted glas es.
I will make iny office at the Botica del
ijlarch Gth. until ' April lsf
Office houn From 9 to" ti 130 a. m r
from r to 4 p. m. eacn day.
( onsultation and examination freer
Hoping to assist those s ff ring with
their eyes I will be pleased to see those so
afflicted at my office daring office hours.
PROF. G. W. CHESTER
With the Pr sbj ttrian Op ical Institute
Formerly with the
PAKTCL.YXIC AD OPTHAL-
MATIC INSTITUTION. -
Philadelphia. . 1 .- Pa.-
Rio Grrtnd'eCitv Texas Feb. 8th 1897.-
D . G. W. Chester -
Dbar Sir it afiords me great pleas
ure to be able to state that the pair of j
spectacles purchased frorii vou; have
proved to be what I need and give entire
to satisfacti n With their a d I am" now-
able to re d or write at night .Is well 5 I
could before my sight began to fail.
Very truly vours
District Glerkr Starr ountv.TexaSf
iO THE PUBLIC.
Dr. Chester speiit about fvvenfy davs in
6ur tow n fullv occupied n his du "ies as
an opiticia'. He regulated and graduated
many glares to defective eyes thus won-
derfully improving visions. Many pei-
pfe are using his glasses and so far I
have heard no coiriptalnts but much1
praise. A. M. Headley M. De
Rio Grande Ciiy Feb. S 1S97'
The above are onH a ew of th nfany
testimonials in possession of Prof. Ches-
ter regarding his excellent ghsses. Ecr
is the ratio
Ofii Teeft io our Jaws
a&GI TJUP.TSS insures GOOIi
degestiori -irhsh is the Fxi 1 to Gond
SlATl and tt BEAUTY. The
E '.pert Dcfntlsta at rhe
Cor. Houston St. and Ave L San Anto-
knio Tex. fill and extrac s teetlr if Mil
Oittiiii.il and make 'i4ic rowu-iV
and ltridz.. at pnees Jflnch f!heap -
ft than all other.
RJt.YTXEn. If vou wantto
be Healthy and Happy come to this
A VB2 .7f.":jr and k'tun anc
jRS GoCHKtAN & H.YS
yilZ'S CltSAX SAX-St a a posi Ht eae
o neSLV kllJ&rirf tii
. A Ap??y loto the D03frilS. llisocicslaoQrb?a m
oKing Pmvdtt cento JtDiBCWar bVmil: vnpM6:bf Jlr
'VSfk 1S "VSKHHS&i CS WArrci K1fc iffr
a i nrwinvTurrr ivn r n
rfcr&jni 1 1 if j 1
MSgrng ft I it' f n
9m&m H I 1 H I r I
WHXfmai&Z0! in I I J m 1m II V J i i.
You Can Find More Gccd Bargains
itt . rrii C5-.si- . TTf
HBftt IHaJl JMl Wilcr JJ1SG
Ladies5 Bress Goods. . -
White and colored lawns organdies neWLstyles of Italian
Jawnsy solid colored fabrics etc.
Cashmeres and linen oroods for
Hats Shoes Furnishing Goods Etc
Below is partial list of other goods in stfjqk: -r
A full line of merf's and boy's straw felt woolen and :ork
hats silk and linen handkerchiefs shawls rihbons; wool-
en and damask table cov ers mattings andTwindow
shades trunks gents' furnishing- goods bleach-
ed and unbleached dome'stics silver ware-
sewing machines and musical instruments. .
lJSee tnose handsome
gle and dcruble?) which" are fust
-"StEg i$ THE
uxuries o S
Spofting G'oods Shot Guns Piatilaf Rifles and Ammunition.
A COatPLFfE 8?OCa CF THE FINEST lPOKTED A&D DOEESriO
Wines Gcnsc. Gin Ale Cigars Fnfe Olive Oil Mineral Warst'
and deltoacte? of every description always on hand.
J3Prnnfpt Httetiiticm given to all Ordergj bV Mail or otherwiee. "
- FAMILY TRADE SOLICITED
ELIZABETH STUErXT - - BKO'WJVSVJi LE. ITAQ
UMBEH: ?BL1NDS AKD-DjOOK
STORE: One rjffTufe from flio Grand"e rjitlroad rlepnl.
Lime Cement and Brick. Car
liage Wgon and Building Mater-
ials Hardware Faints Oils.Tw
pentine and Varni sties for Oar
riagea and Bnildings
Agent for Jo lux Finnegaii & Qb
Will paytlie higliest oash pricQ fof
iiidesr skins anU
t Brownsville Tex. m
r 'TO f "TT - ir
K. i IRQ aEG. 066 101 1 0rrS6JIi
Tfett's irtti ia trtrj Way.
Xo;hing but tha.est Everything' irf this depart-
ment first-class. No need to have a careconrerjiing the
clothing for your boy If it coirfes 'froni' Eernantlez &i
Brr. They have aJl sizes and theyare"niadeto stand
the abuse of frohcFome y fungbters? '
Men!s Suits -x
At lw PriciS. " J -
Styiish fabrics is the rule in this Ijrarch. of our busi-
ness. No matter wnat tne price the suits are -bhapely:
HatisfActfou guaranteed. Special birguins.
jfca aai folidrea '-
If you want?rood hosiery dc tfotrfail to examine the
large assortment at Fernandez &?Bio: -Tfiey have hosi-
ery of all colors sizes and prices :
etc. Also a completeline of
men's summer sliits. . t
enameled iron bedsteads (siri
the thing for this- climate.
BEST BRANDS O? -r
&IF coBtrjr o-
k lit! 'fe-
ll B. u ll HL
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Wheeler, Jesse O. The Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 205, Ed. 1, Saturday, April 10, 1897, newspaper, April 10, 1897; Brownsville, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth115920/m1/2/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .