Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 208, Ed. 1, Saturday, March 5, 1904 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. XII NO. 208:
BROWSVJXLE TEXAS SATURDAY MARCH 5 19Q4.
SINGLE COPIES 5 CENTS-
PRoOMPTNESS o4ND LIBERALITY
OF ? BROWNSVILLE
Capital Stock $100000.00
E. "H. GOODRICH President
JOHN McALLEN Vice President
J. G FERNANDEZ Cashier
John McAllen Jose CcJaya L T. Prior
Miguel Fernandez Jr.
E. H. Goodrich O. C Sauder J. G. Fernandez
Proof of Brownsville's Wonderful
Soil and Climate.
Riiie Mulberries a Cotton Tree With the
Matured Staple a Pepper Tree and
Thriving Truck Gardens In
A PUBLIC PARK
Might bVHad at Comparatively Snul
Cost Why Not a Stillman Park?
The experience of the father
counts little for the child and it is
only the feasting of the eyes upon
visible things that removes from
the mind every suspicion of doubt
and uncertainty. In other words
! we are from Missouri. ' ' and seeinc
is believing. Within a few blocks
of Elizabeth Street and near the
center of the city are sights which
on this the 5th. day of March
1904 are either so commcn as not
I to create comment among the
j inhabitants or living as they do a
E. GARZA & CO.
staple C& Fancy Groceries
GENERAL SUPPLIES OF ALL KINDS
PROVISIONS FORj CONTRACTORS &
GRAIN HAY FEED OATS AND CORN
lOPP. FIRST NAT'L BANK. Cor. 1 1th and Elizabeth St.
delightful dreamy existence thev
take no note of and fail to imnart ' comparatively small
to the stranger such information as ' for planting trees and shrubs fenc
.Brownsville might well take a
lesson from her sister city of Mata
moros in the matter of a city park.
The Piaza de Hidalgo in Matamoros
is as pretty and attractive a spot as
any city need want for a breathing
place for its inhabitant. Surround
ed by a handsome iron railing and
beautified with shade tress and
ornamental plants its walks neat
ly kept the Matamoros plaza makes
a delightfnl afternoon or evening
resort for the residents of that city.
The ornamental band stand in the
center where open air concerts are
given by one of the local bands
add another very attractive feature
to the park. Brownsville has but
one public part the Washington
which is situated in the rear of the
public school. It has never been
improved oy tne city tnough by a
V. J. K1VLIN
Saddlery and Harness Hand-
Made Harness and Special
Built Saddles. Buggy Whips
Bridles Saddlery Hardware
ELIZABETH ST. Next to First National " Bank
would arouse the greatest enthus
iasm and affect the future destiny
of this country. How many know
that in the Episcopal church yard
just oft Elizabeth street are trees
on whose branches over-hanging
the side-walk are and have been
ripe mulberries for three weeks?
This in any other country at the
same season of the year is unheard
of. More astonishing still .there'
: is to be seen in the lumber yard of
J J. S. and M. H. Cross a stalk of
1 cotton in fact a tree nearly fifteen
feet high which is four years old
and at the present time is covered
i with twenty-five cotton blossoms
! two hundred squares fifty green
bolls and fourteen open burrs with
mg and laying off walks it might
be made a very pretty park. There
are two so-called parks near the
river one known as Carson Park
the other as Russell or River-side
Park either of which could be
made into beautiful pleasure re
sorts being already planted with
shade trees but they are not public
property being' part of the Still-
man estate. It is ouite nossible
that the owner who is James Still-
man the great New York banker
might be induced to donate one of
these sites to the city of Browns-
ville for a public park were the
matter placed before him. It would
be a graceful and becoming act on
the part of the great millionaire in
mg out or tnem. In the same
enclosure and practically growing
wild as the cotton stalk without
; any .protection is a large pepper-
tree of the ordinary Bell pepper
variety which is over four years
old and has on it innumerable
. blossoms and peppers both green
and ripe. Further along the Point
Isabel Railroad are cotton stalks
I growing in the yards unwatered
and absolutely without protection-
which are in blossom and have
both green and ripe bolls thereon. -
So enthused was the writer over
this discovery of the actual demon-
stration of the perfection of this
climate and the ability of the soil
to produce so great a variety of
things even in mind winter that
l . . . luiiuuucu iu tarry uis expiora-
Irginia rire Cak cVIarme Insurance Co itionsstm further and in company
the pure vhite cotton staple ha:ig-j the consideration of the fact that
Portraits Best Enlargements
Films for Kodaks
Views gf Brownsville Rjice The Photographer
.Fields lite. ot Brownsville
fernandez 2& McGaryi
Home Insurance Co. of New York
tne toundation ot his fortune was
begun right at this very spot in the
"Brownsville and Matamoros ferry.
As Stillman Park such a gift would
serve to perpetuate the memory of
the donor in a way peculiarly ac-
ceptable to the people of Browns-
ville and most favorable to Mr.
MEXICO NEWS NOTES
hcenix Insurance Co. of Brooklyn tZ fJK
pimgheld Fire u& Marine Ins. Co.
Lencan Surety" Co. of New York
H. M. Field
American went on an in; action
tour 'through some vegetable or
truck gardens in the bed of
resaca only a short distance from
the count' court house. Acres of
green peas were gone through
The Inguaran mine in the Ano
district Michoacan is bein& work-
ed on a large scale.
The steamship Limantour lately
carried to Mfjzatlan 1707 sacks of
coffee valued at $59510 for the
merchants of that city.
Veracruz is now en fete on ac-
count of the inaguration of some
very important works that mean
much for the port and city of
The corner stone of the munici
pal hospital of Tlacualtipam Pue-
The sum of $1800 was spent on
Award of Medals Distinctions and Honors
LOW SECOND GRADE.
(medal) 98.8 Francisca Garza 98.6
ON TEXAS COAST
Effort to Have Federal Survey Made
Oyster Farming Prombes Big Profits.
In line with the general move-
ment to bring the resources of Texc-
as more clearh befor b. public.
V ' . .UV1U UUHJ! U.U " W
Pmnpivn Tnonno Q7o f an effort is now beinsr made to
Hinojosa 97.4 Perfecto Alvarado i cure a Federal servey of the coast
. - ! ...Til. . A J . . I-
97.1 J aha Alvarado 97 Estanislao a VICW lo aeveioping tacts ux
the bla has been laid with
ceremonies by the jefe politico
Shelf and Heavy Hardware Agricultural Im-
plements Tin and Wooden Ware Wupper-
man Non-Breakable White Enameled Ware
Sheet Tin and Iron Rround and Flat Bar.
Iron White Lead Lubricating Oil Turpentine f :
Paint Varnish and Window Glass. Mixed
and Dry Paints for Carriages and Buildings
Carriage Wagon and Buitding Material Sash
Doors and Blinds to Order. Lime Cement. I?
which at this early season are two : fuming for the higher bunal of
reei nign and literally covered with chihuahua. whVh c rn
i.i in i- j. .r ..t i ' -'--"
uiumwu. ah Kinus oi vegeiaoies j redecorated and refurnished
such as onions irarlic. cabhppe. t .
. ' ' ; A concession has been granted
parsnips lettuce corn ect. as . ctn 8 . .
.ii . . ; jwic ui x iicum lor tne esiaD-
ii too uiciuu viuo ac seen m . . . r . . ...
j t f i lishment of a distillery at Acatzingo.
an advanced statre. all of whirli m . J
t. ... . I e concession carries with it ex
j . . Mw . . - r ..... .
- ... cmpuou irom contnDuuon tor a
i-uuuicu sinnuy Kuuucriui. I. r .
vmiv thic a sector. ti niisrpntiWo I
of a wonderful devrfooment. and a I A tne ast meetinff f the relief
prediction of its futjre greatness !tum"lllcc .r Junia ae socorros ot
is hwmA ' v c2. " was decided to dis-
richness and prosperity is be3rond
tribute $5000 among the sufferers
imagination. The rumbling of the I .f the hi? fire. m that Port and
storra ot comm development can
almost be heard and with bated
breatfi the p-ople of this countrv
thest Price for Skins and Country Produce
a Herald "Want Ad 'f
zwz:t t.-.e advent of the rail
road to in -ure such an era of pros-
never dreamed of.
A. D. Chudress.
iBro'.vi .ville Tex. .March 5 1904.
nfrity as ihey
i aty. The city still has cash
liand of about $18000.
Lie. Salvador Cortez Rubio on
hehalf of Daniel Garns has applied
to the state government of Michoa-
can for permission for the utiliza-
tion of the Tiriran river in the
Tacamb'aro district for motive
S I power the application is being
onder why Barbee sells feed printed in the official journal of
me neapest and delivers tree. Be-! Midioacan and if no objections
c se he buys from the best and are raade the permission applied'
.eapest housfes. for wffl be granted.
Soto 95.7. Katie O'Brien QS.5.
Herlinda Saenz 95.1 Martina Ren-
teria 95 Rosalino Esparzu 95;
Honors: Manuel Zamora 94.9
Elvira Garcia 94.8 Mariana Lopez
94.7 Maria Valdez 94.5 Arturo
Buicereira 94.1 Paula Longoria
93.8 Maria Garza 93.7 Catarina
Soto 93.3 Victoria Chapa 93.3.
Marcus Halyard 92.7 Eddie Ben-
net 92.7 Carpio Longoria 92
Fabiana Garcia 91.6 Carlos Fspar-
za 91.1 Pilar Lerma 90.9. Antonio
Solis 90.7. Manuel Garza 90.6.
Manuel Cantu 90.3.
HIGH SECOND GRADE.
Distinctions: Tiburcio Cisneros
(medal) 96.5 Indalecio Rojano
95.9 Fernando Cisneros 95.6 John
Hopkins 95.2 Alberto Sanchez
95; Honors: Irene Garcia
94.3 Daniel Saenz 93.9 Rosa
Saenz 93.6 Encarnacion Cortez
93.5 Moyse Ratcliffe 93.1 Mel-
quiades Leal 92.1 Luis Sierra 92.7
Josefa Rodriguez 92.6 Alberto
Perez 92.4 Howard Sammons 92.2
John McLellan 91.9 John Hanson
91.8 Carlos Cortez 91.2 Victor
Hernandez 91.2 Eddie Raymond
91 Rosa Gonzalez 90.4 Alice
Falgut 90.2 Ester Ramirez 90.1.
LOW THIRD GRADE.
Distinctions: Enrique Domin-
guez (medal) 96.8 Elvira Vasquez
96.3 Nina Prior 96.1; Roy Hooks
95.1 Ethel Neale 95.1; Honors:
Claudio Ortiz 93.3 Verna Sharpe
93.2 Addie Putegnat 93.1 Miguel
Torres 93 Olive Elstun 92.8 An-
gelita Ramirez 92.7 Juliana Fig-
ueroa 92 John Turegano 91.5 Te-
resa Pena 91.2 Frank Bibbon 91.1.
HIGH THIRD GRADE.
Distinctions: Ralph Schmelling
(medal) 97.5 Josefa Garcia 96.5
Frances Hopkins 95.9 Maria Gar
cia 9d.4; Honors: Jose Espino-
sa 94.8 Josefina Garcia 94.6 Cos-
me Escamilla 94 Augustine Celaya
93.9 Herlinda Macal 93.9. Eva
Johnson 93.3 Miguel Sanchez 93.3
Ascension Zamora 93 Lucinda
Resendez 92.6. Constanza Garza
92.3 Charlie Baker 92.3 Ernesto
Villareal 91.3 Sidney Roussett
90.6 Manuel Lopez 90.
LOW FOURTH GRADE.
Distinctions: Pedro Garcia
(medal) 96.2; Honors: Rafael
Cisneros 94.1 Catarina Martinez
93.1 Estefaua Cauo 93 Arturo
Martinez 92.9 Severa Cavazos 91.8.
Frank Xunez 90.5. Emma O'Brien
90.4 Charlie Buitereira 90.
HIGH FOURTH GRADE.
Distinctions: Santos Arismen-
dez (medal) 96 Agnes Falgut 95.6;
Honors: Fidela de los Santos 94. 1
Adela Rodriguez 93.1 Rodolfo
Herrera 92.9 Migul Larumba 92.7
Tomas Rosales 91.1 Marian Lay-
ton 91 John Eerlv 90.5. Olivia
Werkiski 90.4 Ainta Cowen 90.2.
LOW FIFTH GRADE.
Distinctions: Elvira Pena(med-
al) 95.9 Guadalupe Flores 95.5;
Honors: Antonio Mireles 94.6
Maria Mata 94.4. Guadaluoe Cantu
94. Lulu Champion 92.8. Martina
Longoria 92.4 Consuelo Ortiz 90.6
Alex. Kowalski 90.5.
HIGH FIFTH GRADE.
Honors: Virginia Nichols 90.6.
LOW SEVENTH GRADE.
Honors: Manuela Escattiola
94.6 Simon Garcia 93.6 Lolita
Cortinas 93.2 Esperanza Ortiz
HIGH SEVENTH GRADE.
(medal) 96.2 Harold Cowen
Honors: Gladys Rentfro 94.
LOW EIGHTH GRADE.
Honors: Alfred Sherwood -93.6.
HIGH EIGHTH GRADE.
Distinction: Tosenhmp PJion
pioh (medal). .95.1; Honors: Ben
ito bierra 93.S David Kowalski
TilOS. P. BARDOrR
connection with the ovster indus
try. The matter will be placed be-
fore Governor Lanham at the ear-
liest possible date and it is hopexi
that he will immediately make a.
formal request for the survey in or-
der that the situation may be offi-
cially brought before the Washing-
ton authorities. After that it should
not be difficult to get the wor:
started and pushed to its conclusion.
In this connection it is a fast
not generally known that the irt-
land salt water area ."of Texas
more than 1672320 acres ntrt
less than 100000 acres of wliicST
are natural oyster beds. At least
300000 additional acres are known
to be suitable for oyster culture.
In many places the depth of the
water over the reefs has precIudesS
the possibility of definitely ascei
taining whether or not the condi-
tions are favorable to the industry-.
One of the objects ofthe proposes
survey would be to get at the facts-
relating to these places.
Experts who are thoroughly ac-
quainted with the situation asserir
not only that Texas oysters are
equal to any but that a Texas
oyster farm will produce a greater-
quantity of the'bivalves in half tfie
time and for 10 per cent of the cost
and risk than one situated farther
north. The market is practicallvr
unlimited and it seems quite ot-
vious that if carried on along the
proper lines the industry could be
made immensely profitable. It s
profitable now for that matter.
notwithstanding the fact that not ci
great deal of attention is paid to
it. Houston Post.
SEABURY MAY WIN
No Opposiiion Developed So Far Pea-
pie of Rio Grande Are Jubilant
Austin Tex. March 1. Honu
F. W. Seabury of Rio Grande- City
arrived here today from 'Sherman
and points in North. Texas- He
is making an active canyssfoar
Speaker of the next House bfRe-
presentives and up to this time "
practiaally no opposition has been
manifested to his candidacy Fe "
says that about seventy member
of the last House are candidate?i'N
r 1 t . T r -. - .
lur re-eiecuon anu uiar or unci;
number probably sixty will be rer-
elected. Mr. Seabury left Ricr
Grande City two weeks ago. When
he left there the planting sessorr
was just commencing being much
later than usual. The oeonle- of
that part of the border he says .
are jubilant over the prospects of
the San Antonio & Aransas Pass
building a branch ' line tdi- Rfa
Grande City. The- Matamoros- asr
San Miguel branch Hue of the Na-r
tional Railroadsof Mexico wil? rur
within five miles of Rio Grande-
City on the other side of the river
This will give the people ofTtTuzt
section an outlet tointerior pointis
The Japanese colony in St. lotus.
will not lack for an official orim re
printed injtheir own nativedcharac-
ter and language as there wil be
daily Japanese paper published onr
the World's Fair grounds ffajjine-
Hoshi editor and publisher of Ja-
pan and America a Japanese dauV
at present published in JewYorfc
city is in St. Louis arranging foe-
there moval of his plant to the Lib
eral Arts building where it will
probably form an exhibit of the-
graphic arts section under Superin.-tendentBolles.
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