Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. ELEVEN, No. 8, Ed. 1, Monday, July 14, 1902 Page: 1 of 4
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BROWNSVILLE TEXAS MONDAY JULY 14. 1902.
CONSOLIDATED JULY 1893 WITH THE DAILY COSMOPOLITAN WHICH WAS PUBLISHED HERE FOR SIXTEEN YEABS
f AMES B WELLS
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office Second Floor Rio Grande Railroad
U. H. GOODRICH. E. K. GOODRICH
E. H. GOODRICH & SON.
Attorneys at Law.
Dealers in Real Estate.
Complete Abstracts of Cameron County
kept in the office.
fl H. THORN
Office Opposite Miller's Hotel.
1U:. U.ft. From 8 to i2 a. m. and
from i to 5 p. m.
F. W. KIRKHAM
Physician and Surgeon
Special attention to the diseases of
the Eye Ear Noso and Throat. Of-
fice in Tilghman Building (up stairs
Thirteenth street. Brownsville Texas.
ill. L. F LAY TON.
Physician and urgeon
Dfflce: Parker Row Corner 12th.
and Washington streets ' (up
stairs.) Entrance Washington
BROWNSVILLE : : : .-.TEXAS
DO NOT FAIL TO
Do not go through life suffering
because you have been told that your
disease is incurable. I can prove
that my knowledge of Physic 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.
C. C. FORD M. D.
Office: Schodtz Building Cor. Wash-
ington and 11th. streets.
Jellies and Jams.
Oatmeal and Rice.
fjutmegs and Spice.
MACerel and Macaroni.
Good oods for the money.
$ Qnions if you please.
8 Yermiselli Canned Fruit
o Everything that's nice.
8 fjever Fails to Suit.
'Save Money by buying at
odd warn s
1 EUUH STREET.
DISTRICT AND COUNTY OFFICERS.
Congressman 11th. district. . .R.Kleberg
tate Senator 27th district
D. McNiel Turnej
Representatives ( F W Seabury
85th. district ( Wm. J. Russell
bounty Judge Thomas Carson
County Attorney E . K .Goodrich
County Clerk Joseph Webb
Sheriff Celedonio Garza
Treasurer Aug. Celaya
Assessor Ezequiel Cavazos
Collector Damaso Lerma
Surveyor MBTanson jr.
Eide Inspector Tomas Tijerina
Precinct No. 1 Atenojenes Oribe
Precinct No. 2 Jose Celaya
Precinct No. 3 E. B. Raymond
Precinct No. 4 F. S. Champiou
Justice Peace Precinct No. 2
Constable Genaro Padron
County court meets for civil criminal
and probate business on the first Mon-
days in March June September and De
alayor Thomas Carson
Chief of Police. .? L. H. Bates
Treasurer Geo. M. Putegnat
Secretary Frank Champion
Sarveyor S. W Brooks
Assessor and Collector S Yaldez
U. S. DISTRICT COURT.
'Che following are the officers of and
the times and places of holding court for
the Western District of Texas :
U S. District Judge T. S. Maxey
Attorney Henry Terrell
Cleik D. H. Hart
Maishil Geo. L. Siebrecht
Court convenes in San Antonio on the
first Mondays in May and November
In Austin on the first Mondays in Feb-
ruary and Jul'.
In Brownsville on the first MondaJ" in
January and second Monday in June.
In El Paso on the first Mondays in
April and October.
Cameron County: First Monday in
February and First Monday in Sep-
tember and May continue in session
Hidalgo County: Fourth Monday af-
ter the First Monday in February and
September and may continue in session
Starr County: Sixth Monday after
the First Monday in February and Sep-
tember and may continue in session
Dnval County: Eighth Monday after
tember and may continue in session two
Nueces County : Tenth Monday after
the First Monday in February and may
continue in session eight weeks and
enth Monday after First Monday in
September and may continue in session
U. S. CUSTOM HOUSE.
C. H. Maris Collector
A.. Thornham Special Deputy
A. A. Browne Chief Clerk
R. B. Rentfro Jr Entry Clerk
Postmaster J. B. Sharpe
Chief Clerk H. G. Krause
Registry Clo-k E. S. Dougherty
Miguel Barragan Consu
P. Merrill Griffith
Sunlightper bbl 811 00
High Patent per bbl 11 50
0-0 0 0 12 00
White Eagle 12 00
Second 8 00
Our Gem 8 00
Old Hickory 7 60
Compound Fairbank's by the
tierce per lb IS c
In Cans per lb lSc
Mexican Peaberry lb 2oc
Rio Coffee lb 1G. to 19)c
According to class.
Standard Granulated 13 1.-2
White Sugar lb 111-2 to 12 ;
tsrown sugar per id y
bi-J cents uexnnpepouua. f. nniuber indicating their weight
UnAuKtnO. 1Q land with the initials of the baker.
Soda per pound loc
Nic-Nac per poundf locj A forty-dollar fine aud two
VERMICELLI jmonths' imprisonment are the
Box. 12 lbs. peijpnad $1G5 ; alternative penalties provided for
jl nave omer uurgaius 10 numurous
to mention .
Walter EL Austin;'
Celaya Building Elizabeth St.
rected. A pure true leavenen
GOVERNMENT WAS WORSTED
In the Building Rented for Use as
an Executive Mansion.
Washington July 10. It de-
veloped today that the government
got the worst end of a real estate
land rental bargain when the tem
porary White House was recently
rented for the use of the president.
On authority of cabinet officers it
is stated that the building is un-
sanitary tbat the plaster is ready
to fall from the ceiling and that
it is almost untenable. The presi-
dent as soon us he discovered its
condition refesed to stay longer in
the place and accordingly took up
his summer residence at Oyster
Bay. The improvements on the
White House will be rushed and
1 the building made ready for oc-
cupaucy bv the president when he
returns to Washington in October.
In the meantime the clerical force
in charge at the temporary White
House have been instructed not to
speud any of the government's
money in making repairs. Post.
A VOLCANIC CLOUD.
Appeared in the Sky at Fort de
France Wednesday. ' '
Fort de France Martinique
July 10. Between 8 and 9 o'clock
hast evening a volcanic cloud
; charged with electricity aonear-
! ed in the skv. The cloud was in-
! tensely black and seemed constel-
jlated withjnminous points and
j was streaked vertically and hor-
jizontlywith lightning The ap-
; pearauce of the cloud was accom-
lmn;e(1 hv loud thundering aud
the atmosphere was distressingly
warm. The population was fright-
ened but remaiued calm. ' f ;
INITIALS ON THEIR LOAVES i
Montreal's Plan of Bringing Its
Short Weight Bakers to Time.
New York Sun.
i 'Pho-nifv ctf Mmilrpfil - h
passed a law to improve its bread
All Montreal loaves
hereafter must be stamped with
each violation and all bread not
ulfilling requirements is to be
seiv.pd. Resides this if. is nrnvidpd
jalsoKunder heavy penalties tbat
all rooms for the manufacture of
Powder as di
food products hall he nl ient
eight feet high and floored witb ce-
ment tlbs or wood pioperly
satnm'ed with linseed oil.
The wall- iiml eeilin:s nint be
whitewa.-iteii nt least once in six
months ami no animals except
cats shall be allowed in any rooms
used for the manufacture or storage
of bread orpastry.
To Cl;se Religious Or.ders.
Paris .luly 10. The premier
M. Combes has instructed the
prefect of all the departments
to uotiiVthe religious orders who
have notVomplied with the law of
associations that unless they are
dissolved within a iveek - their
establishments will be forcibly
closed. Two thousand establish-
ments are involved.
(Jassell's Saturday Journal prints
'gome amusing boys' compositions
on the corunatiou. A boy of 10
writes: "It is the priverledge of
j the lord mare to wash and dress
' the kiug tint day he is crowned
the archbijiop of canterberry will
ask theg to say an oath and
when 5 ha done this he will wash
theJeet of 12 poor peepul and rise
nTan ointment king.' The boy
says of the king that "although he
is a rooler H s a cever mau w5th
ia' " "na bUUU rupees lor
himself that he wrote a new poimi
tacK. ne ha
for the Corunation called God save
our Kra8ms kioS bis mBiesty wlU
siu tUh hi"lself wiIe ' he is bein?
crowned with pomperniss in
Westminster abbey." Another boy
states that the prisons will be
emptied on coronation day; the
prisouers "will see the crowning
like respecktable people and then
go back happily to prison again."
The Dube of Norfolk "who is "a
gold stick" we are told "will set
off skwibs and; as the prime duke
of England will see that every-
thing is nice and solum."
FOR LEATHER CHAIRS.
The following polish improves
leather chairs wonderfully: Boil
half a pint of linseed oil. Let
stand till nearly cold and then stir
in half a nint-nf vinpcrnr Stir t-? 1 1
thoroughly mixed and bottle for
use. When needed shake the bot-
tle well ponra very little on a soft
flannel rub thoroughly into the
leather tnrniug the 'flannel as it
gets dirty and rub with soft dust-
ers till the polish of the leather is
WILL TRY QUAIL RAISING.
pAih Indiana Farmer.Has Arranged
to Devote His Farm to It.
Harley Smith a wealthy . farmer
living near Portland Ind. has
found a new avenue for his en-
terprise and his farm of 400 acres
is to I.h :iveu uver in the near
future entirely to raising quail.
He has been experimenting for the
l'al three years aud has come to
the conclusion that quail can be
domesticated and can be made de-
cidedly more profitable than any
other kind of fowls both on ac-
count af the rapidity with which
they multiply and the little trouble
and expense ir will require to pre-
pare them for market.
As a means uf starting his new
industry he has not permitted a
gun to be fired on his land for four
years and has seen the good re-
sults of this policy in the gradual
tamiug of the quail till now they
will come aronud his barnyard und
eat with the' chickeus. He says
there is a marked difference in the
coveys out in the fields und near
the house for wllen they are ap-
proached in the fields they appear
to be very wildj but iu the barn-
yard they come about him and
pick up the grain and appear to
have lost all their wild nature.
This applies to the birds that live
out in the fields and that he terms
wild but the experiments with one
brood which he raised by setting
the eggs under a hen and bringing
them up with the barnyard fowls
have convinced him they may be
as completely domesticated as chick-
ens and ducks and he has decided
to enter the business on a scale
that will test its practicability and
prove whether there is really any
money in it.
In order to do this he willsecure
the eggs of the quail on his place
this summer and hatch them in an
incubator and thus begin the
domesticition at once and
before the birds Lave become
wild. He will keep females
for future broods and sell only
a part of the males and he
hoped to have not fewer than 1500
egg-producing birds when theseas-
ou of 1903 opens. These broods
will be raised for market but the
stock will gradually be increased
if the results are satisfactory and
iu time he will give his entire time
to the industry.
have investigated the subject
thorough ly" said he recently
"and am convinced that there is
more money in a good quail farm
thau there is in cultivating the or-
dinary crops. The broods average
'anywhere from twenty to thirty
the birds are easily raised and
there tis always a greater de-
mand than supply. Iamin direct
communication with the markets
of Chicago Indianapolis Cincin-
nati and many jther cities and it
the domesticated birds can be sold
when the wild birds are out of sea-
son I can get a much better price
thau is paid now. I find that the -dojuesticated
bird is larger also
than the wild bird and this will be
in my favor. I believe I can have
2000 or 2500 ready for market in
January 1903 and lean more than
double that amount by another
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