Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 172, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 13, 1902 Page: 3 of 4
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THE DAILY HERALI
THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 13. 1902..
Valentines at Leo Wise's.
There is still a great deal of siek-
nep abont town.
All kinds of valentines comic or
sentimental at Leo Wise's.
Send your best-gfa val
Leo Wise haome lovely ones.
The rjTlar meeting of the
Woodmen of the World takes
p ace tonight.
Lenten services were held yes-
terday at the Catholic and Epis-
Dr. C. B. Combe is suffering
from a severe attack ol his old
The editor returns thanks to the
popular empresario Sr. Villalobos
for a complimentary season ticket
to the Vega performances.
A band was over from Matamor-
os today parading the streets and
playing to advertise the perform-
ance of the Vega company tonight.
The county commissioners' court
today transacted considerable busi-
ness among other things receiving
and approving the county treasur-
The Eco del Bravo publishes a
report of the death of Hon. Igna-
c.iu Mariscal Mexican minister of
foreign affair but the report is
The county commissioners' court
yterday appointed Dr. L. F.
Layton as couuty and city physi-
cian at a salary of $600 per year
for the county and $300 for the
The resolutions on the death of
the late Edwin Atlee McCampbell
of Corpus Cbristi adopted by the
district court yesterday will appear
in tomorrow's Herald having been
crowded out of today's issue.
The committee having in charge
the work of repairing the Catholic
chapel known as the Capilla in
Matamoros is very grateful to
Francisco Yturria our well known
to was man for his geuerons do-
nation of 2500 marble tiles for the
pavement and all of the lumber
needed for the repairs on the edi-
fice. The engines and other machinery
for the Ratcliffe pumpiug plant
arrived on the Beaeham to the
relief of all who are interested in
the canal project. It required
three mouths to nil the order for
this machinery and any accident
in their delivery might have caused
rious delay in the rice business.
It must have been Lon t: Hill's
astral beiug that The Herald re-
porter saw wandering around
Brownsville as he is uot here
though no doubt he wants to be.
Mr. Hill was in Houston Sunday
aud the Post of Monday contains
an interview with him in which he
speaks in glowing terms of the
lower Rio Grande valley.
George More returned last night
from a visit to the Yturria ranch.
Mrs. Leahy Capt. Geo. Stowe
and Capt. Peterson of the schoon
er Olga were passengers to the
coast this morning.
Dr. A. D. Ghiselin left on the
Alice stage this morning afttr
spending a couple of days here on
business for the Equitable Life
insprane company which he rep
Fred W. Irnwit arrived by
today's Matamoros train to join
.Mrs. Truwit who has been here for
sum time visiting her friends Mr.
aud Mrs. A Ashheim. It has been
a long while since Fred" paid
Brownsville a visit and his old
frieuds are all pleased to give him
the glad hand.
RESOLUTIONS OF RE5PECT
; adopted By the Bar On the Death
of the Late R. B. Rentfro.
Following is the report of the
committee of lawyers appoiuted by
the district court of Cameron
county to draft resolutions on the
death of. tho late Hon. R. B.
Rentfro which was adopted and
the minutes of the said
Court-Boom Brownrvjlle Texas Feb 5. 1903.
To The Hon. Stanley Welch
- Judge of the 28th. Judicial
District of Texas.
We the undersigned your Com-
mittee appointed to draft and
present to your Court now in ses-
sion here Resolutions expressive
of the sense of regret and sympathy
of this Court and Bar upon the
death of the Hon. R. B. Rentfro
who; died siuce the last Term of
this Court at Corpus Christi Tex-
as on the tweuty-fourth (24th)
day of December A.- D. 1901
report as follows :
Whereas Robert Bryou Rent-
fro of this City departed this life
in the City of Corpus Christi Tex-
as on the twenty-fourth (24th)
day of December A. D. 1901
Whereas The said R. B. Rent-
fro was for many year a resi-
dent of this City our neighbor and
during his long residence among
us .one of the leading aud aOlest
aud most widely known Members'
of the Bar of this District and
Frontier recognized by all who
knew him as such; aud
Whereas As his neighbors aud
associates in the private public and
professional walks of life we all
with pleasure readily recognized
aud appreciated the force aud abil
ity of his naturally fine mind
which at all Limes readily respond-
ed to and reflected great credit
upon his uniiegiate and Profes-
sional studies aud training; and
Whereas His bright geuial
aud at all times interesting and at-
tractive character aud manner
and his treatment of those with
whom he came in contact made
him deservedly widely known and
liked; and j
Whereas By his character and
ability be won aud occupied nu
merous public positions National
aud State of high official honor
aud trust as well as repeated hon-
orable recognition by his Politi
cal Party as one of their strong men
and leaders; and
Whereas During his practice
of over twenty years at the Bar of
this District aud in his public
career lie won tor mmseic a nign
place as a lawyer aud political lead
er; and .
Whereas As a husbaud aud
father he was ever' loving gener
ous tender and thoughtful it cau
be truly said of him that in this
the holiest relation of life he has
left to his family a heritage to be
tenderly prized ;
therefore be it resolved :
1st: That in the death of said
R. B. Rentfro this Bar aud the
Courts of this District have lost
one of their leading and ablest
Meabers who will long be remem-
bered by them ;
2nd: That the Republican
Party of this State of which he
was one of the ablest and best
known leaders has lost one whose
absence iu its Councils will be
felt and whose place it will be
difficult to fill;
3rd: That his family in the
loss of so fathfnl and tenderly lov-
ing a faiher has suffered a loss
beyond our human estimation or
compensation but whose memory
we hope will always live with to
comfort and strengthen them;
4th: Thar these Resolntious
be received and spread upon the
Minutes of this" Court there to
perpetuate the memory in which
our brother at the Bar was held;
that Copies of them be made and
certified by the Clerk of this Court
and transmitted to the family of
'the deceased and also given to the
local press for publication and
that this Court do stand adjourned
for the day out of Jrespect to his
James B. Wells.
' x W. N. Parks.
Win. J. Russell.
The following cases were dis-
posed of in the district courc to-
day. Antonio Salazar theft of a horse
convicted aud sentenced for two
years. The same was tried and ac-
quited on another charge of horse
Lucas Cortez theft of a horse
Manuel Espiuosa assanlt to rape
still on trial at 2:30.
The grand jury will probably
complete its labor tomorrow.
At the Teatro Tonight.
The Vega comedy company will
play at the opera house in Mata-
moros tonight beginning at nine
o'clock en punto. The program
for .tonight comprises a play en-
titled "El Loco Dios" followed
by a farce "Champagnt Frnppe."
TJHE BEST should be your aim
when buying medicine. Get
Hood's Sarsaparilla and have the
feest medicine MONEY CAN BUY
How's This ?
We offer One Hundred Dollars Re-
ward for any case of Catarrh that can-
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHENEY &CO. Props Toledo O.
We the undersigned have ksSMtWt F.
J. Cheney for the last 15 years and be-
lieve him perfectly honorabre in all
business transactions and financially
able to carry out any obligation made
by their firm.
West&Truax Wholesale Druggists
Toledo O.Walding.'Kinnan & Marvis
Wholesale Druggist'? Toledo O .
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internal-
ly acting directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces of the system. Price
75c. per bottle. Sold by all druggists
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
or in other words men with
good sound hearts are not vsry
numerous. The increasing
number of sudden deaths from
j:i.. u t
icled by the
press is proof
of the alarm-
lence of this
and as no one
just when a
fatal collapse J A Kreamer.
will occur the danger of neg-
lecting treatment is certainly a
very risky matter. If you are
short of breath have pain in
left side smothering spells pal-
pitation unable to lie on side
especially the left you should
M?ieV Heart Cere
J. A. Kreamer of Arkansas City Kans. '
says: "My heart was so bad it was im-
possible forme to lie down and I could
neither sleep nor rest My decline-was
rapid and I realized I rauot get help
soon. I was advised to try Dr. Miles'
Heart Cure which I did and candidly
believe it saved ray life."
Or. Miles' XV.esaedi.ta a?e aeld
by elt druggists en guarantee.
Dr. Mllas Medical Co. Elkhart Ind.
J)r F. W. KIRgHAM.
Physician an H Surgeon
Special attention to the diseases of
tneEye Ear Nose and Throat. Of.
fieeinTilghman Buildine-. fnn afo;
Aumentn street. Brownsville Texas. '
Genuine stamped CC.C Never sold In bulk
jpswar of the dealer who tries to sell
"tomcthing jnsi as good"
For Over Sixty Years
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for over sixty years by mil-
lions of mothers for their children while
teething with perfect success. It
soothes the child softens the gums al-
lays all pain; cures wind colic and is
the best remedy for Diarrhoea . It will
relieve the poor little sufferer imme-
diately. Sold by Druggists in every
part of the world. Twenty-five cents a
bottle. Be sure and ask for "Jtfrs
Winslow's Soothiing Syrro " and takes
on other kind
Tlie Royal Month and the Koyal
Sudden changes of weather are es-
pecially trying and probably to none
more so than to the scrofulous and con
sumptive. The progress of scrofula dur
fng a normal October is commonly great.
We never think of scrofula its bunches
cutaneous eruptions and wasting of the
bodily substance without thinking of
the great good many sufferers from it
have derived from Hood's Sarsaparilla
whose radical and permanent cures of
this one disease are enough to make it
the most famous medicine in the world
There is probable not a city or town
where Hood's Sarsaparilla has not prov-
ed its merit in more homes than one in
arresting and completely eradicating
scrofula which is almost a serious and
as much to be feared as its near relative
Chronic Constipation Cured.
The most important discovery of
recent years is the positive remedy
for constipation. ' Cascarets Candy
Cathartic. Cure guaranteed. Genu-
ine tablets stamped C. C. C. Never
sold in bulk. Druggists ioc
Do Not Fall to
Do not go through life suffering
because you have beenjtold that your
disease is incurable. I can prove
that my knowledge ofPhydc Science
and Alkloidal Dosimetric. Medication
will be a boon to you. If I cannot
cure you I can at least relieve your
sufferings and make life a little
sweeter to you. My reputation is
based upon my success. I will visit
any part of the county day or night to
attend the sick. Consultation confi-
dential. Calls left at the Botica del
Leon will be promptly answered.
Office. MILLER HOTEL.
AND DEALER IN
Such as Bells Pumps "JVever-
Ledk" Repair Kits Etc. Etc.
Shop at my Residence.
How Are Tow Kidney
iir. Hobbs' Sparagus Pills cure all kidney lllb. Sara
free. cM. Sterling Remedy Co.. Cnicago or N.
G. F. P
aha would bs to-day a well and happy woman. Every woman
MRS. RICE'S WRITES x
SW&3fi5 "b&n and four bottte cuwd h w4
balora th flrrt L -V7. tKTnt- kealthlert btbr bor in th country. Daring eosnss-
7$ S?Jaff onnTtK pn Sa d3that .h did wTlh hrr r child.
pent did..9 y Usis siioro td altar confinement
bscsoM aae too O. . ror a OBVUXE RICE C&rlsld Ua
SELL G. F. P.
High Patent per bbl $9 50
Second 8 00
Our Gem ..8 00
Old Hickory 7 60
Compound Fairbank's by the
tierce per lb 18c
In Cans per lb 18c
Mexican Peaberry lb 25c
Rio Coffee lb .'. . .16 to 19c
Accordinc to class
standard Gaanulated 13c
"White Sugar lb 11 1-2 to 12c
Brown Sugar per lb 985c
8 1-2 eents Mexican per pound
n Q AH 1 r n Q
Un nUl LZ n O .
Soda Per P0Xin(I 13c
Nio-Nac per pound 15c
V E RMIGE LLI
Box. 12 lbs. per pound $150
to mention .
iUUrt T A
W 1 1 1 If 1 IB AULSsS
Celaya Building Elizabeth St
R. Li. P. LAYTON
Physician and Surgeon-
Office: Parker Row Corner 12th.
and Washington streets (up
stairs.) Entrance Washington
BROWNSVILLE.: : : : TEXAS.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
1 The Kind You Have Always Bought
Will make you shoes or boots that
are stylish and comfortable.
Repairing of ladies and children's
shoes done at small cost.
Sliop-Kear Railroad Office.
John W. Hojt.
Waters Pierce Oil 0
Supplies the Trade with
ILLUMINATING AND LUBRICAT-
ING OIL OF EVERY QUALITY
Also Turpentine Linseed Oils Gaso-
line Candles Axle Grease etc.
Sells Gasoline Engines 1 1-2 to 50 Horss
Power with or without Centrifu-
gal Irrigating Pumps.
SELLS SEWING 3LA.CHI3JES NEW OR OLD.
KEEPS NEEDLES OIL AND EVERYTHING
ELSE FOR THEIR'lJSE. REPAIRING SAT-
ISFACTORILY DONE. RENTS SEWING.
A dear friend has passed away on
who might have been saved had she
taken your advice had she done what
so many thousands of other wociss
have done who to-day bless tha meat
wonderful of all medicines.
She was weak nerveless filled with
pain ; all resulting from simple neglect
of those diseases which come to so
many women naa sne laxezi jour
advice and used
f - GERSTLE'S - -T
1 FEMALE PANACEA
r. i. nut fnllT ennrad brosr frM
4UULTBT 3IOTHES3 HjLXE Hxm fiOSSS vrit i&
confidence for free idrlce to UBOP HXALTH CM
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