Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. ELEVEN, No. 138, Ed. 1, Wednesday, August 6, 1902 Page: 1 of 4
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BROWNSVILLE TEXAS WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6 1902.
CONSOLIDATED IN JULY 1893 WITH THE DAILY COSMOPOLITAN WHICH WAS PUBLISHED HERE FOR SIXTEEN YEARS
J-AMES B WELLS
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office Second Floor Rio Grande Railroad
. H. GOODRICH. S. K. GOODRICH
E. H. GOODRICH & SON.
Attorneys at Law.
Dealers in Real Estate.
Complete Abstracts of Cameron Gountj
kept in the office.
Office Opposite Miller's Hotel.
Itfice Hours: nr" and
F. W. KIRKHAM
Physician and Surgeon
Special attention to the diseases of
the Bye Ear Nose and Throat. Of-
fice in Tilghman Building (up stairs
Thirteenth street. Brownsville Texas.
Dr. l. f layton. ;
Physician and urgeon
Dffice: Parker Row Corner 12th.
and Washington streets (up
stairs.) Entrance Washington
BROWNSVILLE : : : :. TEXAS
O NOT FAIL TO
Do not go through life suffering
because yon have been told that your
disease is incurable. I can prove
that my knowledge of Phyric 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.
JftACkerel anf Macaroni
flood oods for the money.
Qnions if you please.
Yarmiaelli Canned Fruit.
Everything that's nice.
Ifever Fails to Suit.
'Save Money by buying at
111 UVI O
OK ELIZABETH STREET. 8
DISTRICT AND COUNTY 0FFI013S.
Congressman 11th. district. . .R.Kleberg
ntate Senator 27th district. ......
D. McNiel Turnei
Representatives (F W Seabury
85th. district. ... Wm. J. SuBsell
CJounty Judge .' . . .Thpmas Carson
County Attorney E.K .Goodrich
County Clerk Joeph Webb
Sheriff Celedonio Garza
Treasurer Aug. Celaya
Assessor Ezequiel Cavazos
Collector Damaso Lerma
Surveyor MHanson jr.
Hide Inspector Tomas Tijenna
Precinct No. 1...' Atenojenes Oribe
Precinct No. 2 Jose Celaya
Precinct No. 3 E. B. Raymond
Precinct .No. 4 JJ. o. Champion
Justice Peace Precinct No. 2
Constable Genaro Padron
County court meets for civil criminal
and probate business Jon the first Mon
days in March June September and De
M.ay or Thomas Oarson
Chief of Police L. H. Bates
Treasurer Geo. M. Putegnat
Secretary Frank Champion
Sarveyor S. W Brooks
Assessor and Collector S Valdez
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
Marshal 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 July.
Tn Brownsville on the first Monday 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
Duval County: Eighth Monday after
the First Monday in February and Sep-
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
T'enth Monday after First Monday in'
September and may continue in session
four weeks. v
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 Chvk E. S.'Dougherty
Miguel Barragan Consu
P. Merrill Griffith Consul
J. A. OTTMAOT.
Is at present in Brownsville and
is lpady to fill any order for brick
work plastering or setting stones.
Has lime for sale.
Residence Cor. St. Charlesd an
12th. Scs. Work Guarantee.
Meals the Choicest
To Be Obtained
On the market. . . .
A Three Story Brick
40 Nicely Furnished Rooms.
On Principal Business Street.
BEST FOR THE
If yoa haren't & regular healthy moTement of tin
bowels Tery day you're ill or will be. Keep youx
bowels oprs and be well. Force in the shape ot tI
lent physio or pill poison la dangerous. The smooth-
est easiest most perfect vr ay of keeping the boweU
clear and clean is to take
mi1 i i nir
EAT JEM LIKE CANDY
Pleasant FUtable Potent. Taste Good Do Good
siever Sicken Weaken or Gripe. 10 25 and 60 cents
per box. Write for free sample and booklet on
health. Address 433
ITZEUSS KKXKBT COKPiX? CHICAGO er SKIT YORK.
KEEP YOUR BLOOD GLEAN
"The preservation of constitu-
tional liberty wherever onr flap
permanently floats j opposition to
dangerous corporate aud other
monopolies which prevent legiti-
mate competition and operate to
the detriment of the people; insis-
tence upon state rights under the
guarantees of the constitution;
public taxation for public purposes
only ; the abolition of tariff upon
articles controlled by the trusts;
the election of United States sen
ators by the people of the several
states; genuine reciprocity with
Cuba as ugaiust republican 20 per
ceut specious reciprocity; the main
teuanee of the personal liberty of
the .citizens. These are issues
among others upon which there is
no division of sentimeut among
democrats and upon .which all can
unite north south east and west."
David 1J. Hill.
NEW YORK HAS
SOLD AN ISLAND.
An island on Long Island Sound
just outside of New York City
but in Westchester county limits
has been sold bp the State Laud
Board $1200. This sale was uu-
usual and the attention of the
laud board was called to the ex-
istence of the of the island by a
Mr. Deerfield of New York.
Mr. Deerfield called it a rock
and offered to pay $50 for it. LI is
offer was rejected. He then came
to Albany aud bid $60 for the
"rock." Later he said he would
give $200 for it. An investigation
followed Mr. Deerfield's persistent
efforts to get the island and it was
sold at auction for $1200 to an-
other person. New York Herald.
San Francisco Cali. Aug. 2.
Acting on instructions issued by
President Hsrriman the beads of
departments of the Southern Pacific
company have begun taking a
census of the employes 65 years
old and over. It is thonght that
this is the forerunner of some sort
of peusion system although Mr.
Harriman has not announced his
plans. It is found that while
there are nq0?fBmr& or conduc-
tors 65 years of age quite a num-
ber of the menftn the shops and in
other department-are on the list.
IN AND Om.
Hewitt "Every time Gmet
comes to see me I'm out."
Jewett "But be said he found
yon 8t home the other evening."
"Hewitt "Weil I was out just
the same. I played poker with
SAYS WILL KLRCl SCOTT.
Collector Mris Is Interview-
ed Talks About
San Antonio Express Aug. 1 .
C. H. Maris collector of customs
at Brownsville nrnveil in the idly
Thursday afternoon md will remain
here several days before returning
to headquarters. Mr .Maris resides
in the Fifteeuth Congressional
district and speaking of the politi-
cal outlook bald: " We confident I
expect to elect Mr. John C. Scott
of Corpus Cliristi as Congressman
of our district. Mr. Scott for many
years te.-ided in the country along
the Rio Grande and he has a great
many ftiends there. Many of the
stock mm who control a large num
ber of vote am! in past years have
supported Mr. Klebrg will give
their aid to Mr. Scott as they have
assured me. As t how many
Republican cmdidatetve expect
to elect to Congress 1 cauBDt say."
Speakiug uf affairs at Browns-
ville Mr. Maris said that irrigation
i was one of the great factors then
aud among crops planted this yeai
was 3000 acres of rice that is to bt
harvested 'this mouth. The ricr
crop was planted almost twi
months late. The crop will b
shipped chiefly to Galveston aud
New Orleuus lor market. Those
who had corn crops under irrigation
proved very fortnuate by reason of
the high price being paid there!
One ot the planters at Uruwnsvimp
has gathered two crops of eoi nJPud
a laree vield of sweet powtoes
from bis farm. 9
BURNS FIGHTS JAWLEY.
Former Retaliates forLatler's Op-
position to His Appointment.
Austin Texas July 31. News
of a warm political row among the
republicans of the State is just be-
ginning to leak out. From what
can be learned it originated during
the Floresville convention which
nominated Judge Scott for con-
gress inthe Corpus Christi district.
It seems that some important things
which transpired during the de-
liberations of the body were sup-
pressed and are just now coming
Judge Waller Burns ot Houston
the new Federal district judge was
present at the convention. It is
now a well known fact that be does
not think very much of Mr. Haw-
ley. The anti-Hawley crowd lined
up with the friends of State Chair-
man Lyon and the Eawley faction
proper was being stsered by Dis-
trict Attorney Terrell of San An-
tonio. After the convention com-
menced its labors a resolution was
introduced indorsing Hawley for
State committeeman. It commend-
ed his course and advocated an-
other two years' term for the "Tex-
as boss" in the councils of the Na-
tional committee. The resolution
failed to materialize when the time
arrived for its consideration and a
row is now on in earnest. Every-
thing is laid at the door of Judge
Burns by the friends of Hawley.
They assert openly that Judge
Burns prevented the indorsement
and the war is cow on to the knife.
This will of course hamper the
chances of Judge Scott as the par-
ty i greatly divided in his district.
A cute American farmer con-
ceived the idea of using what
theatrical folk wonld call a "prop-
erty" calf for the purpose of fool-
itiL' a cow that would not for some-
reason or other yield her milk as
she should. He had the skin of a
calf stuffed with straw and atmilk-
ini; times brought thin "counterfeit
presentment" arid set it dowu be-
fore the cow just out of her reach.
The lattwr seemed to thiukthat the
milk the dairyman was extracting
wa for the calf in front of her
aud gave a generous yield when-
ever the stuffed animal was in
Mght. Mvxican HeraltS
IRRIGATION A REALTY.
Irrigation is nut an experiment;
it is older than history. We read
of it in the hieroglyphics upon
temples of ancient Egypt;
out see copy were created
thuusands of years ago; and
again in tbf Southern region
of Anzoua and New Mexico we
find irrigation canals so old that
great forests have grown over them
and decayed; and again a new
forest has replaced the old. Long
before the advent of the white peo-
ple iu the United States these
irrigation cunals in the Southern
portiou of Arizona and New Mex-
ico suported a highly civilized peo-
ple. We have an example in
modern times England restoring
the irrigation works of the Phar-
ohs and of the prehistoric races iu
ludia. I say to you from actual'
knowledge that the laud susceptible
of irrigation is capable of supplying
to the world as much of necessaries
of life as does the great Missisippi
valley. The semi arid region is
abont oue third of the entiri area
of the United States and of this
area one hundred million acres it
is estimated can be reclaimed;
this provided the government un-
dertakes the matter and carries it
out on a scale commensurate with
the results to be achieved. So great
is the productiveness of the soil
under conditions which are perfect
for agriculture that is to say the
long days of continuous sunshine
during the growing season fertile
soil and water applied just when
it is needed that this area is cap-
able of an aggregate productive-
ness almost beyond measure. The
area for which there is water avail-
able for cultivation will produce
from two and one-half to three
times as much as any similar area
of land in the United States.
Prof. N. S. Shaler.
A minister ouce had a servant
boy who was in the habit of deal-
ing with a butcher named Paul
to whom he owed a large sum of
money. One day immediately af-
ter service he sent his boy after
some meat. When he came back
he found the minister preaching
that every one should pay hit debts.
As the boy entered the church tha
minister was on the point of say-
ing "What did Paul say f "(mean-
ing St. Paul.) The boy thinking
the minister was spssking to him
shouted out "He said hn wouldn't
give any more meat until yon pay
him what you owe." Exchange.
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Dr. Hobbs' SprfTii ?1U csro all f7 JU-
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