The Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 211, Ed. 1, Saturday, April 17, 1897 Page: 2 of 4
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THE -DAILY-HER ALR
r sued Evprj Day Except Sunday.)
The Heraxd is the only Papor published
on the lower Rio Grande.
U S. UBfiNY.
One Year . . t - 5.
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SATURDzVY APRIL 17 1897.
Mr KPvUegee may yet have
cause to regret having call-
ed Qneen Victoria "een kwaje
Joseph Bailey refuses to
wear a dress coat. Onr Joe
mnt be contemplating a plunge
The majority of the voters
are not office seekers though
Mr. McKinley may have some
eause for thinking otherwise
Senator Chandler is of the
opinion that Mr. Carnegie and
a few other steel plate raann
facturers should be spanked.
It is a great pity that Speak
er Reed was ever dubbed
"Czar." He evidently feels
bound to live up to the name.
The buffalo gnats must have
tackled Eddie Green's chances
for distributing federal pie in
Teas. They seem somewhat
Tjeebs is stilt a distressing
dearth of news from Brenham
concerning that railroad to
Brownsville work on which J
was to have begun on April 1st.
The advances rn price which
Tiave been made in anticipation
of" the passage of the Dingley
bill are somewhat premature
considering that the bill has to
undergo the very deliberate de-
liberations of tfie senate.
The lumber sy radicates have
carried the senatorial commit
tear which had under consider
alion the amendment to the
sundry civil bill to abrogate
President Cleveland' order
setting apart certain lands in
the Western states as fores!
reserves. The committee has
reported favorably on the
amendment. If it be adopted
the deforestation of a vast tei-
ritPiy will soon follow.
tvORl OF BUFFALO GNATS
Hundred of Headof Horses and
(Jheen City Texasf April 12
--Sulphur rfoer about twelve
juiies north ot this place has
ovei flawed thcr banks and
drowned considef&hh? cattle.
With the water came the Buf
Kilo girat and since Friday up
ro last night there has been re
ported hi a scope of abont
twelve iniles about 1 00 head of
horses ami mnles Killed by
hhenvand the stork instill dy-
ftigfrom the bites. They are j
worstrtlian ever known.
1 r s m '6octs
"Tyfp? Texas. April 12' The
Buffalo gnats are killing a-great
aiany horses in iliis section of
pie Slate. It I4eportedf here
ihat more tbarf lhorses have
"&Xir Isilletl withnf a radius of
ten miles of ?yr rin the last!
wpfk One man lost five wUhtn
a few horses"
In Cherokee county they are
reported tjor be equally bad.
Tins is something- very un-
nsual for ibia section of the
Stale as it only once in a great
nnmber of years that these
gnals become so numerous as
to be able to kill horses as" is
the case atp resent.
Winona Texas April 12.
The dying of horses and mules
from Buffalo gnats is more seri-
ous than at first reported.
Horses are taken sick as if they
have the colic; they will wal
low upon the ground and swell
considerably. Some do not live
over thirty minutes after they
are first taken sick some livp
as long as a day and a night
and some even get entirely over
the poisonous effects of the
Up to this writing more than
fifty horses and mules have
died but none since last night.
Some say that if it turns warm
the gnats will either leave or
Giadewater Texas April 12
The Buffalo gnats continue
to play havoc with hV stock
here. One hundred and ninety
three head of horses and mules
have died within a few miles of
this place since Saturday morn
All farm work has been dis
continued and the people are
working day and night doctor
ing tneir sick animals ana
building smokes trying to save
what few have escaped. -
The condition of the small
farmer is distressing. The most
of them have lost all their plow
stock and have not the means
to purchase moTe and unless
they gpt help will not 'be able
to make a crop.
Sir William Harcourt Scored
the Government Policy.
London April 13. At a
banquet given by the Eighty
club tonight Sir George
Trevelyn presiding Sir William
Vernon Harcourt the liberal
leader charged the govern-
ment with shrinlcinor from a
definite vote on the employ-
ment of the British forces in
Crete. He" said that the eov
ernment had introduced the
absolutely new constitutional
doctrine that it belonged to
the government to aravup
the opposifion's resoiutions.
This was an intolerable piece
of tyranny. The government
did not want a definite resolu
rion but an indefinite one.
Referring to the European
eoncerr he said -the opposition
desired Great Britain to be the
friend of all States but the
instrument of none. Personal
ly he did not believe in being
drawn1 into what Lord Salis-
bury called the federal legisla
ture. If the European concert
had any commolf sense at all
the Cretan question would
have been'settled long ago on
the only proper basis namely:
The annexation of Crete to
5r. Frices Cream JStkipg Powdtf
i i itiUlftiimiumi idMiiiiafflil
Of ill health despondency and despair
gives way to the sunshine of hope
happiness snd health upon taking
Hood's Sarsaparilla because it gives
renewed life and vitality to tire blood
and through that imparts
nerve stren - gth vigor
and enenrv Jf. to the whole
body. Read 1 M this letter:
"Hood'sSsr ipT s a par Ilia
helped me -wonderfully
changed sickness to health gloom to sun-
shine. No pen can describe what I suf-
fered. I was deathly Bick had sick head-
aches every few days and those terrible
tired despondent feelings with heart
troubles so that I could not go up and
down stairs without clasping my hand
over my heart and resting. Jn fact it
would almost take my breath away. I suf-
fered so I lid not care to live yet 1 hsd
much to live for. There is no pleasure in
life if deprived of health for life becomes
a burden. Hood's Sarsaparilla does far
more than advertised. After taking one
bottle it is sufficient to recommend
itself." Mbs. J. E. Surra Eeloit Iowa.
Is the One True Blood Purifier. All druggists. $L
Prepared only by C I. Hood a. Co Low ell Mass.
kj jj rii cure all liver ills bllious-
riOOU S HlilSness.Leadiche. Scents.
The Appointments Made Meet
With General Approval.
Washington April 13 The
naming of three commissioners
by President. McKinley under
the art of the last congress to
promote bimetallism was the
snbject to considerable disens
sion about the capitol today.
Almost without exception the
selections were commended.
Senators regardless of party
were pleased with the selection
of ex-Yice President Stevenson.
It appears that this selection
was the president's own no one
appearing to urge his appoint-
ment. The president denired a
democrat who stood high in his
party and wiio was an earnest
silver man. He stnt for Mr.
Stevenson and after talking the
subject ovnr with his decided'
10 in a it e .jim a inemoer 01 ine
Presidnnt McKinley said that
the suhJHct of international
bimetallism would h lifted
above party lines and the men
should be those who would
work in harmony toward bring
ing about an agreement. It was
also belisved by the president
Jhat the name of Mr. Stevenson
would give the commission
grat weight ahroad.
Senator Woh-ort said that
appeared to be a. mistaken im-
pression that the commssfion
was appointed with the purpose
in view of having it represent
tne united otates at a con'er
ence only. While the eommis
.sion Aill be utilized in that way
if a conference should be held
its first work is to ""he of a pure
y diplomatic character.lookfng
entirely to eo operation fnrther
on. The commission expect to
lave this country about the
middle of May and immediately
uporr their arrival in Europe
will set themselves to that task.
Whether there shall be a con
ference at all will depend Opon
how the advances of the coin
sioners aie received by the
No Word so Fril
? of meaning and
about irhich such
tions cluster as
sol tnatoi "bother."
pnin dread and
ipV""??-: os suiienngancsne
?kvi&? looks fonTard to j
5SZ35S the final hour!
suffering and she
Va-"J with gloom
forebodings fear and trembling.
prepares the system for -the change
taking place assists Nature to make
child-birth easy and leaves her in a
condition more favorable to speedy re-
l-covery. It greatly diminishes tha
danger to life 01 both mother and child.
to Espectaii5 Mothers ' free -upon appircatwa r
ctini uv -n ; vii. uu icuciii- ui Bute i.mi. ivooE
xa&rauueiaji52isrt. Atisifc- 1
I fifiiril EC
I lil 3 H ly
"S"M f&cr y tnere are
tgJT&l months -when her
&JP?g3&$i Hfe is Slled with
fji t; " izzk"
r.-Tf " --- -"-
and h tha reftiK f cStis
-sudden ciiMiic changes.
It can be cured by a pleasant
remedy whick ia appucd h-
ectly into tbs nostrils. Bx
j re5e attract
acgcniciiiy aoAorscait gr cs
By's Graam Balm
Is scknairletjced to ba the moat thorongb. care for
ci nrri. cma in Head and Hav Fever of a!I
remedies. It opena anil cleanses the nasal passages
allays pain and mflammaaon Seals tbesoresi pro-
auays pain una miniiiiii'iiuui mu nn-"isjt !--Jectathe
membrane Iron? colds restores the senses
steCBUsiceii- i'nee mk; auirasgiau ur uj uuu
-v BEQTaBHS. 6 Warrca Street. New Xeifc
A P SAHREBi
On eveiy Steamer
Fresh California evapOrat d frails
prunes mince meat pigs feet sour
kraut preserves jellies Spanish olhes
in kegs pickles roasted peanuts citron
currants dates raisins a fine assortment
of candies extracts Scotch bacalao.
resh grated cocoanut cocbanuts finee
rcacken fresh fruits and new California
pears peaches apricots etc. in heavy
Will recieve by next steamer crah
berries peach and apricot jelly etc.
Will keep bn hand a fresh ling ot
roceries at lowest price. AlhO finefure
niture.. Give me a call.
A P. BARRED A
18 to 1
is tiie ratio
Bui Teeth io our Jaws
GOOS TSF.TIS insures COOK
degestion -which is the K.2ZY to Good
IlBsJM.TEl and ISEJlVTJC The
Expert Dentists at the
CHICAGO DEHTA1 PARiOHS
Cor. Houston St and At e L San Anto-
nio Tex. fill and extrac s teeth SF.-t-ositpa:a
and make fifties Crown?
and SSrtdgrx at prices Jllucfl ChecW'-
er than all others.
JHL.Ea fr&ZI PSJLfsY GUu
JMTKER If a ou -u ant to
St F'S JSGJT&lr and I'tzin and
be lit alt fly and HnppiS come to this
Drs. Goodman & Hays
Fancy Rugs anil
Of AH Kinds Eic
Can be FoumI
0 r. B. P. Anders os
Oflice Hecond Floor First Nat. bank
Gmduate Vanderbilt Dental College.
Licenced by North Carolina and Texas
No charge for examining teeth
Questions answered with pleasure.
Office hours 9 to 12 am. and 1 to p m
On 14th street Every tiling
Best Elgin Gutter
Raisins Currants ""
Farina Tapfoka Citrerrsr
Oat-fl kes Oatme 1 Maizana
California Fruits (d'ied and canned )
Quince Pear and Strawberry preserves.
Currant and other jellies
Pickels in barrel
Corned best Pickled Pork
1 ig -Feet aur Kraut
Boals and Holland Herring
Uhlna and Qlavare
Of C.ivrji i ifcd unrfcTiaa't
A pleasure to show goods. Articles
purchased delivered free.- All are cor
dially invited i call.
fr-t . rr
riour orain onze oi.igerf
Rice; Alcohol for Ex-
port Drugs' " Etc
'Office next door W'V: Tele-
LeJere:i?. . JjfoxftevirteTaz&i
SB 1 a I ill I
ray u. w reio ro
You Gan Find More Gccd Bargains
Here Than Air-Where Else. (Vine ard See for TVrself
For Ladies 3feu asl Children
If yon want good hosiery do not fail to examine thfl
x largf assortment at Fernandez & Bro. They have hosi
ery or au colors
Lacres Dress Goods.
White and colored lawns organdies new styles of Italian
lawnsi solid cojored fabrics etc. etc. Also a complete line ot
Cashmeres and linen goods for men's summer suits.
Hats Shoes Furnishing Goods Etc
Below is a partial list of otiier goods in stocli:
A full line of men's and boy's straw felt woolen and cork
hats silk and linen handkerchiefs shawls fibbons wool-
en and damask table cov ers mattings and window
shades trunks gents' furnishing goods bleaclf-
ed and unbleached domestics' silver ware
sewing machines and musical instruments.
Ug'See those handsome
gle and double) which are fust
moc I hi!5
SP m i Isi ?i
-DF.ALER fN fHE
Sporting Goods. Shot Guns. PistIs Rifles and Ammunition.
A COMPLETE STOOS CF THE FiKEST IMPOETED AKD DOMESriC
Wines Cgsjw. Gin Ale Ciirars
and delicacies of every dfee-cnption alwaj'S on hand.
IPrompt attention ?ven to all Orders by Mail cr otherwme.
-FAMILY TRADE SOLICITED
ELfZABETH STUEET - BBOWIVSVI? LEFAS
n -ffniMi illiiii
UMBER BLINDS AJSD DOOR
STORbT: One Mock from Ilio Crrande raiffoad1 depot. -
Lime Cement and Briek. Caf-;
riage Wagon and Building Mater-
ials Hardware Paints Oils Tur
pontine and Varnishes for Oar
riages and Bnildingg.
Agent for Joim Finiiegaa & Cu
Will pay the highest cash price for
hides skins and a country grp
dii$ . -
Brownsville Tex. g
That's o'tid ii erery Way.
Xoihing but the best- Everytbing- in this deoaEt
meric first-class. No need to have a care conreninr the
clothing for your boy if it comes from Fernandez Si
Broi rhey have all sizes and they are made to stand
the abuse of frolicsome j oungbters-
At lew Pr!e?s.
Stylish fabrics is the rule in this branch of our busi-1
ness. No matter wuat the price the suits are -shapely
fc'dtis faction guaranteed. Special bargains.
sizes ana prices.
enameled iron bedsteads (sin
the thing for this climate.
a it p 1
BEST BRANDS O?
Pure Olive Oil Mineral Water"
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