The Brownsville Daily Herald. (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. ELEVEN, No. 265, Ed. 1, Friday, January 9, 1903 Page: 1 of 4
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BROWNSVILLE TEXaS FRIDAY JANUARY 9 1903.
CONSOLIDATED IX JULY 1893 WITH THE DAILY COSMOPOLITAN WHICH WAS PUBLISHED HEICI2 FOIt SIXT1-.KN YEAKS
J-AMES B WELLS
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office Second Floor Rio Grande Railroad
tt. H. .JGODRIOII. E. K. GOODRICH
S. H. GOODRICH & SON
Attorneys at Lar-
Dealers in Real Estate.
ComiJVtc Abstracts of Cameron County
kept in the office.
B ROWN3 ' ' 1.LE. TEX A B
OFFICE NEAR MILLER HOTEL i
Elzabetb St. Brownsville Texas.
F. W. KIRKHAM
IMiysieisui anil Surgeon
DISTRICT AND COUNTY OFFICERS.
Congressman.llth. district. ..R.KWbtrjt
-tate Senator 27th district. .1 . . .
D. McNiel Tnnm
Representatives ( F W Soahu'-v
85th. district . . . Wm. J. Russell
vounty Judge Thomas Carson
wonnty Attorney E.K .Goodrich
ixranty Clerk Jpseph Webb
Sheriff Celedonio Garza
Treasurer Aur. Celava
Assessor Ezequiel Cavazos
Collector Dainaso Lenna
Purveyor M. Hanson jr.
Hide Inspector Toinas Tijorina
Precinct No. 1 Atenojenes Onte
Precinct No. 2 Jose Celaya
Precinct No. 3 E. B. Raymond
Precinct No. 4 F. S. Champion
Justice Peace Precinct No. 2
Constable Genaro Padron
County court meets for civil criminal
and probate business on the third Mon-
lays in March June September and Dc-
semb?r. CITY OFFICERS.
Mayor Thomas Carson
Chief of Police L. H. Bates
T--easurer Geo. M. Putegnat
Secretary Frank Champion
Attorney W. J. Russell
Surveyor S. W Brooks
Assessor and Collector S Yaldez
U. S. DISTRICT COURT.
Oho toilowinjr are the ollicers of and
( tae limes and places of holding court for
I tho Southern District of Texas:
TJ. S. District Judge Waller T. Burns
Attorney. Marc McLeraore
Cleik C. Dart
Mashil Wm. Hat30n
j Galveston: Second Monday Jan-
' nary and First Monday in June-
Houston: l'onrth Mondav f Fob-
HE NEW COINS
Ool(t and Silver Pieces "Manned
Fir the Philippines.
Special attention to the diseases of p' S?- . . . .
theW; Ear Noso and Throat. Of- LaIlr: 'rul Monday of Apr.Und
Z iiTilShman Bmlding (op stairs SlT LT
Thirteenth street. Brownsville lexas
Physician and Surgeon.
Brownsville : Second Mondav of May
and First Monday of December.
Cameron County: .First Monday in
February and First Monday in Sep-
tember and May continue in session
C'larle- E. Barber chief coiner at
the Philadelphia mint has heen in
Washington in consultation with
the director " of the mint and tin-
Secretary of War in regard to
designs for a new medal of hoir
and for the silver coins which will I
le issued for the Philippines if the j
bill now pending in the Senate
relating to the currency of the
archipelago becomes law. The
present medal of honor which is
issued by the authority of Congress
to soldiers for distinguished ser-
vices and personal bravery was
designed fort- years ago and is not
considered either in artistic merit
or design appropriate for the pres-
ent day. In the case of the silver
coins for the Philippines it is pro
posed to get up the designs and
prepare the dies in anticipation of
the pass-age of the bill. This is a
tedious work requiring great care
and involving labor that will extend
over several weeks.
The prevailing distress in the
Philippines growing out of the
depreciation of the silver currency
in use there and the imperative
urgency of remedial legislation
encourage the Secretary of War and
other responsible authorities to hope
Congress will take speedy action on
the relief bill and in anticipation
of that it is proposed to have the
OFFICE : Parker Row Corner 12th
and Washington sisroets (up
ATTORNEY AT LA.W
San Antonio Texas
FRENCH BUILDING MAI.V i'LAZA.
I iirf Imirin rn r- if nil nr Mi flir
Hidalgo County: Fourth Monday af-! " "
ter the First Monday in February and 'silver coins. The bill makes the
September and may continue in session United States "old
Statr Counrv: Sixth Mondav after ; grains the standard unit of value
Washington the 1lrGt iMou(iay 11 February and faep-
tei.iber and may continue in session
i two weeks.
TBXASS Duval County: Eighth Monday after j of a si vcr llcso f 410 grains two
' tho First Monday m February and Sep- . 1 '
I tember and may continue m session two j oi wnicn are 10 wave ine vaiueoi
I nnnntr : Tnth Moud-r -fair I ShW doU
1 tho First Monday in February and may
continue in session eight weeks and
' T'vHith Mondav after First Mondav in
! September and muy continuo in session I months to get the dies prepared
(four weeks. ! At a conference held recently
; J. S. CUSTOM nOUSB. 1. . t. . . - .
t tt ii - r- i. between the director of the mint
i C. H. Mans Collector r
I A. Thornham Special Depntv and Colonel Edwards chief of the
Chief CJerk Tnsuar Bureau the designs of the
coins were passed upon and Lolonej
f Steadj MaMts
ice jamp uat aocsnx iiaro op or sqoco. or causa jna
to use bid lanuaRo ; tht? Ian- p that looks good xrhen
jxsi r-.-t r. and sajjpwi ; i- - i-up thitjouceicr xsS3r
OtLfr lamps ttut bo offered yon s? " j-t cm; "
7S-ay ia so:-.o rcs-vts bus lur : . .tt tr-
r- -s. t ;erv srav cue. r..e jVo iSjrV.r t. T cioke
s. -ho ia:np r Tarwl j-ouls-eniiinc. 1.U for tli?naaw
oajS; every lamp has it. Varieties.)
OIil Ziiimps 2VIndo Now.
Wo can fill ererv- lamp vranL h o niittrr vhether 70a
TJra:itn.r.ow lair per stoie on old cao repoir&t orttto-
tsfi'il. a vase nour.'td or ctl-rrmaiio or l vmp tranrf.irm-
od mto a fjew Rochester. can io lu L.-i ra
wnd jou litf ratnrw on the subject.
Wc ore SPECIALISTS In the treatment of diztzsss aS
Lamps. Consultation FKIII;.
THE ROCHESTER UMPGQ.3SrarkracSS3BanJj-St. Vert
I lVrZZtB&SX fit
NEED NOT KISS THE BIBLE:
Reason Why Perjury Has Greatly
Increased In New Jersey.
The repeal of the law requiring
witnesses to kiss the Bible has been
followed in New Jersey byia mark-
ed increase in perjury and a move-
ment it is said may be started to
restore the custom. Prosecutor Wil-
liam J. Crossley of Mercer county
in which Trenton is situated is
quoted as saying that "since the
solemn practice of kissing the Bible
has been eliminated from the oath
witnesses in criminal trials reckless-
Utilized to Heat Bath Water By
this Unique Device.
The majority of bathers do not
want hot water for all their sum-
mer baths and yet it is iu-.u ly al-
ways necessary to start a fire to take
the chill off the '..Hit. as lW can
stand it at the normal temperature.
As a matter of cvonotny in perform-
ing this servi.-e the solar water
heater recently designed by Frank
Walker of Los Angeles CaV. should
rpcnmmiMul iicnlf oil Vw-..--Ul.l
prevaricate. this is due hei(ir; tno 0j in. t illnti b'
says' to the fact that "the witnesses . T . L
....... . . the hnal expense aiso. wheie.is in
in cnminal trials uuallv are from . . ' .
.... . ease of artificial heat the fuel for
a class that is not given to truth- ...
. ... . . the lire soon amounts to t-onsuler-
leiniig u.c:ii hiiuii 10 icai 111 .
nlih Tliin-t t 11..
.- t it I aii.ii iijt. uirn: "r n-raii
1111 aana 1111 an an 1 iv u . i.-.
dread of thirty days in jail for be
ing caught lying. Many of this
class of witnesses were awed bv the
t more than a sufficient amount of
j heat in the house in summer with
out generating more to heat th-
old form of oath which included
1 1. r ii.n t;ki.. "
dollar of 25.S .
.Mr. orosiev does not Hesitate lo
thus placing the islands on a gold
basis. It also authorizes thecoinage
It is estimated at the War Depart
ment that it will take about six
'bathing water. The inventor iiaim-
; that a sufficient amount of h..at eai.
be secured from the sun's rivsto
raise the water
to the nee" -sary
utilizing this in-
Will practice in the federal and state ' g;
eaarts. Laud titles examined.. 1 - post office. "
Postmaster J. B. Sharpe
Chief Clerk H. G. Krause
w. f. VEsminWy'--i!-
' Miguel Earrafjan Consul
n. ins- n : AMEHIOaVN CONSUIvTE.
Staple & Fancy Groceries p.Merrm Griffith .....cooui
Cigars smoking and chewing
tobacco Fancy candies
cakes and crackers
Full line tin ware crockery. Etc.
Rio Grande Lodge ICo. 81 A. F. & A.
M. meets on the first and third Tues-
days of each month at 7.30 p. iu. at
the Masonic Hall on Levee Street.
J. L. Pntegnat W.M.
E.K. Gootlrich S.W.
Jesse O. Wheeler ...T.W.
W. A. Neale Secretary
R. H. Wallis Treasurer
M. Y. Dominjruez Tiler
Ludwig Dreyfus S. O
J.F. Bdllnck J.D.
KXIOHTS OF HONOR.
Brownsville Lodge No. 3730.K. of II.
And General Repairer is now ready
to repair ntni uph'dster furnitnre meets on tho second and fonrthTues-
Leveeand llth. streets.
I a n prepared to niakenits
and clean Clothes
on short notice. Work
Shop Opposite Thieien Bakery.
days of each month at 7J30 p. m at it
hall on Elizabeth Street.
Jesse O. Wheeler dictator
Celedonio Garza Vice uictator
Tho. I. Kleiber . .. .Assistant Dictator
. F. E. Starck Jr Pa&t Dictator
I A n.An Tn.I- Trimnr(r
AUiuu o-iaaiv .mu.
W. B. Austin Financial Reporter
F. Rivadulla Reporter
WOODMKi OF TOE WORLD.
Acacia Camp No. 090 W.O. V. meets
on "he second and fourth Thursdays of
each mmtb at 7.30 p.m. at the K. of
H. on Elisabeth Street.
Benj. Kowalski C.C.
F. E. Starck A.L.
A Turk Banker
W. B. Austin Clerk.
Edwards intends to have the work
begun immediately. The design
for the silver peso is to bear the
words "Un Peso Filipinas"
with a female figure striking a ham
mer on an anvil. In the distance a
smoking volcano isscen.
The copper coins are to bear the
same scene with " a male figure
sitting by the anvil. On the reverse
is the American shield surmounted
by an eagle and the words "United
1 Stales of America'' with the date.
I Mr. Barter also saw Captain
(Shoemaker of the revenue cutter
service in regard to the design for
a gold medal authorized by Con-
gress and to be presented to Lieu-
tenants James and Barthol and
Dr. Call of that service who in the
winter of Ist7-1M" composed the
overland party that went from
Point Barrow to which jwint they
were carried by the steamer Bear
for the rescue of a number of
whalers who had been lo.-t in the
ice of the Arctic ocean.
vention which as will be n con-
sists of an ordinary hot water boiler
set in a g!as-;-ine!osed pocket in the
attribute the failure of iuMue in
two important criminal ca-s to tin-
fact that the moral inilueiiec m ihe
Bible upon witnesses was lacking.
rPhf iritiihiriliirict wl(l Afr friwu-
. i'i r .i t - i roof of the house. Surrounding the
ley who -appeared before the Legis- . "
. . j .1 . u . loiler and forming the side- the
lature said that when a criminal . .
. . . . . . 4ll !iocketarea number of i lihed
intended comni;t;i.: perjurv "he;1 . 1
-ill ai " n-i 1 nietitl relleetors which serve tocon-
usufil I v avoided kiting the Bible'
. " 1 . - !e(ntrate the heat ravs on t.e- rt-
bv declaring he had conscientiou- . ...
j tt n .1 -i - I s'jrvoir and it is not at all unlike-
scruples. He would then raise his 1 . .
right hand and affirm to tell 'the .Vf thep.tenIor of lh" lket
truth the whole truth and nothin a suhicently warm to heat
- . . .1111 imiiinia; iiiiiia tall o Ulli IIJUI ITJlla-
but the truth in the issue loined
He Mios Elderleigh certainly
has a very beautiful complexion.
She Yes indeed. Why w he-
she returned from Europe recently
her father was compelled to pay
duty on her as a work of art. Chi-
between the State of New Jersey vs.
Peter Jones defendant. The wit-
ness knew he was committing stat-
utory perjury of course for which
he could and probably would be
punished if caught. But the crimi-
nal argued that he was not 'goin:
again' th' Bible any sort of story
and took the chances of leing trip-
ped up by the State."
Thus it would apjear that while
thN reform may have contributed
to physical hygiene it has not in
New Jersey at leat. if Prosecutor
Crossley isn't prevaricating himself.
contributed to moral health.-
POLL TAX IXnUIRV.
Au-tiu Tex. .hm.'y. An inquiry
involving a nuw question in regard
to the payment of jh11 tax umi-r
the new Constitutional ameiidmeu;
out anv artificial heat. In v inter
time when the range replace the
g.19 stove and a constant lire is
maintained it is arranged so that
the solar heater can be disconnect-
ed and all the water withdrawn
from the hoik.- to prevent freezing
the supply pipes leading to tie; tub
GOLDEN TIARA FOR IN i'E.
Will Be Given Him on His Ponti-
fical Silver Jubilee.
wa- siibmittc 1
iL'ram v. 1 1 j 1 1
New York Jan. 5. On Feb. 20
next Pope Leo XIII. will cell br.it e
hi- jKjntifical silver jubilee. It is
proposed on that day by the inter-
national committer having ia
ei.arge the celebration that each
family parih diocee and natioa
-:.all oh-ervc that day as a d.ry of
hankgiving to God for the long
:.d successful reign of his vicar.
On that dav a4iara of M will
recei .e.i th;.-morning from County 'i-j presented to the Pope as "the
Attorney Maury Kemp of El Paso
"Can a man pay poll tax. leaving
delinquent taxes on real estate ar.d
lersonaI property unpaid'?"'
Comptroller Love replied aa
follows to the above question:
"Poll tax can be paid and other
offering of filial love from all his
children" and this will be worn bv
'lira on the anniversary of his
'i-eeratiori March 3. The tiara
described as follows: The three
-rowns will stand superimposed is
high relief representing the trijnle
jww'er i the papacy. The tiarsTjs
surmounted by a cross.
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