Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 401, Ed. 1, Monday, March 21, 1904 Page: 2 of 4
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OJT1CIAL COUNTY AND CITY JOURNAL
Jesse O. Wheeler Proprietor.
S3icied at the Posted I!nruvi!!e. Tela
as second- class 'matter-
Consolidated in 1893 with the Daily Cos
znopolitan which was published ir
Brownsville for sixteen years.
3IOXDAY MARCH 21 1904.
VVe are authorized to announce the
vsrrr.e of the
Hon. JNO. X. GARXER
asa candidate for re-election to Confess
faram this tlie Fifteenth District subject
fcaa She action of the democratic oartv.
TiLERE must be some descen-
3nnts of "Simon Legree" living: in
Mrs. Hetty Green has purchas-
ed a 'home on upp;r Fifch Avenue
UJewv York and will no longer be
3 tax dodger.
The Galveston New.- has inaug-
inrated a novel leap year contest by
Izitu offer of prizes for the
i?best letter from .a !ad' contain-
iiajga. proposal of marriage. The
.prizes are four ranging from
32.50 to $10. If the News would
ircally make the contest excitin;
jik! popular it should offer a?
7pr57.es eligible men to accept the
The Browi.:iilc ousiness mei
are using half pagt spaces in The
jHerald. That's :he way to ad-
vvertise. Corpus Christi Sun.
The business men using hall
Ijpnge advertisements are usually
Enai of sound business sense mei
-wvlio are anxious to increase their
-avealth and broad a nd liberal
enough to know that by investing
-money in advertising-in wellestal-
Hished local papers they will do so
much faster than they would other-
Tase. The man who buys a stock
-cxF goods or opens any other busi-
ness and then waits for prospec:
tjkve purchasers to look for their
-places or takes chances on some-
. 2a :dy telling his neighbor that Mr.
jSo-and-o has such and such a
"Thing Tor sale is too slow for this
OFOR SALEAT A BARGAIN. j
Fifteen thousand dollars is the
jssmount of sales for 1903 by W. S.
3Dougherty wholesale and retail
merchandise dealer at Hidalgo
'Texas and the business he now of-
ifers for sale at a bargain. The
sock comprises a full line of fresh
dSancy and staple groceries and a
2arge assortment pf dry goods and
The purchaser would step into a
paying business at once.
A LARGE BRICK BUILDING
jRecently built with brick ware
"2iouse and out houses all in good
-condition including two lots will
.the sold with stock of goods or
buildings with all fixtures will be
fleased for one to one five years at
.savery low rental if desired.
REASON FOR SELLING.
I have large ranch interests
wrhich demand the greater portion
of my time and it is impossible for
me to devote proper attention to
xeercantile business. I am willing
to sell at a sacrifice rather than
Taeglect either business.
With the 5. A. & A. P. railroad
"Sheading for Hidalgo this is sure to
"i&eoneof the best business points
. ra the Rio Grande and this is a
. enhance for some one to coin money.
The business is already paying big
3pro6ts daily and improving rapidly
-i-n1 is undoubtedly one of.the best
lousiness chances ever offered at a
iFor term and particulars address
W. S. Dougherty
Hidalgo Texas. 3-2-tf.
Urownsville Texas March 21st. 1904.
Scaled proposals will be received at this
Tfemiaing until 2 o'clock p. m. March
30th. 1904 for furnishing fuel lights
-aBater ace miscellaneous supplies wash-
jtcg.towels hauling ashes and sprink--Gnjj.streets
for this building during the
'Escilear -ending June 30 1905 or such
portion of the year as may be deemed
iisSvisible. The right to reject any and
.-Hiids is reserved by the Treasury De-
jyartment. C. H. Maris Custodian.
JFor sure results use the Herald
Locations in Texas Wanted.
The Frisco System Land and Im-
migration Association is already
turning its share of the southwest-
ern tide of immigration of Texas.
Three hundred and fifty agents
of this Association from the East
and North have just completed a
tour of Texas and viewed its re-
sources and interviewed its land-
owners and local Association
agents for the sole purpose of bet-
ter presenting Texas opportunities
to the homeseeker and investor in
the older state.
This Association is the most ef-
ficient of its kind in existence and
has agents everywhere in the Unit-
ed States. If you wish to sell your
farm town or own property or if
you desire capital for factories
mercantile establishments or any
of the industries please adress R.
3. Lemox Secretary immigriation
Bureau "Depf. A Frisco Building
Saint Louis Mo.
S. A. HUGHES
General Immigriation Agent.
NOTICE TO TAX PAYERS.
Notice is hereby given that I the un
dersigned the City Assesor and Collector
of the City of Brownsville am now ready
and prepared to receive the renditions
by owners or agents thereof of all prop-
ertv situated in the same City of Browns
ville subject to taxation by this city by
the laws of this state and the ordinances
of said city and all persons owning or
controlling property in this city on the
first day of January A. D. 1904 are
hereby notified that such renditions are
to be delivered and rendered to me be-
tween the hours of nine A. M. and five
P. M. at my office situated on the corner
of Elizabeth and Twelfth Streets in the
City of Brownsville on or before sixty
60 days after date hereof or all prop
erty not so rendered by me will be placed
on the unrendered roll at such valuation
as the "Board of Equalization for the city
may appear just.
Tax Ass'r and Colrr of the City of
Brownsville Texas February 23rd. 1904.
Portraits Best Enlargements
Films for Kodaks
Views gf Brownsville Rjice
of Brownsville j
Caskets of superior finish and
style are kept by the Brownsville
Undertaking company. .Burt E.
Hinkley manager. lOt.
Low Colonist Rates.
The Southern Pacific announces
that from March 1st to April 30th
inclusive there will be on sale
dailv low colonist one way tickets
from all points in Louisiana and
Texas to points in California affoid-
ing an opportunity for men of lim-
ited means to travel to the Pacific
coast at a very small cost. These
periodical low rates have proven
very popular and it is quite likely
that many will take advantages of
them during the period indicated.
The Southern Pacific operates free
reclining chair cars and Pullman
tourist sleepers all the way through
which with the use of cinderless
oil-burning locomotives make trav-
el far more comfortable than ever
before Those desiring information
can obtain same by applying to
nearest agent or writing T. J.
Anderson G. P. A. at Houston
or F. E. Batturs A. G. P. A. at
New Orleans. 4-30.
Fresh Malaga grapes oranges
and cabbages just received at Leo
Wise's. . 2-26-tf.
THE STATE OF TEXAS.
To the the Sheriff or any Constable of
Cameron County Greeting:
Jacob Porter Administrator of the
Estate of Henrietta Catzell deceased
having filed in our County Court his
Final Account of the condition of the
Estate of said Henrietta Catzell deceased
together with an application to be dis-
charged for said Administration You
arb Hereby Commanded that by
publication of this writ for twenty days
in the Brownsville Daily Herald
a newspaper regularly piiblished in the
County of Cameron you give due notice
to all persons interested in the Account
for Final Settlement of said Estate to
file their objections thereto if any they
have on or before the March Term
1904 of said County Court commencing
and to be holden at the Court House of
said County in Brownsville on the 21st
dav in March 1904 when said Account
and Application will be considered Dy
WITNESS my hand and
seal of office at Browns-
ville this 10th. dav of March
Joseph Webb Clerk County Court
Cameron County Texas.
I hereby certify the above to be a true
copy. Celedonio Garza
Sheriff Cameron Co Texas.
V. J. K1VL1N
Saddlery and Harness Hand-
Made Harness and Special
Built Saddles. Buggy Whips
Bridles Saddlery Hardware
ELIZABETH ST. Next to First National Bank
Brownsville Bottling Works
cTMANUFACTURERS if sf
PURE SODAS c4ND
J. H. JOHNSON Proprietor
Ice Cream CS Soda Water
If vou don't believe Barbee sells
the cheapest ask forprices.2-29-tf.
MWi 9v. M: ifrj ics
j Sewerage Water Works Paving?
H Electric Light IHumhing and Civil Engineering f.
PLANS AND" ESTIMATES
Furnished on Short Notice
f F. J Sargent General Contractor
if P. O BOX. 273 BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
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Incarnate Word Academy.
; ' BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.
'. A boarding aud day school for youug ladies conducted by the sisters of the
I Incarnate Word aud Blessed Sacrament. The building islarse commodions
and finely ventilated the grounds spacious. The Academy is one of the
oldest in Texas and is chartered by the State.
I The graduating course of studies may be pursued in Eiiglsh or in Spinish.
The following optional subjects are also taught: Instrumental and vocal
music drawing painting in oil or in water colors also on china etc. artifi-
' cial flowers wax works French and Spanish.
Young ladies who do not atttul the school will be permittea to lesrn th
above named extra subjects.
For terms apply to the
; Mother Superior.
'il I'M"! l"M"M'"l"l iinim''H'il.."V't''t"l"I'-I"l''l"I"l"l"T'.H.iM' MHiT'T
is L. Munoz Successors wos.
F. S. iSCSRECK Managing Partner.
- DEALERS IX
General Foreign and Domestic Merchandise.
Specialties: Woodford Co.. TPniskeyr Fine Crockery
Lime and Gravel.
t&0 NE BLOCK BAST OF OPERA HOUSE
Rio Grand Railroad.
)n and after Sept. 17th . 1303.
rejrnlar passpner trains will
ran as follow? :
Leaves Brownsville (daily) at 9 a m
Arrive Point Isabel " 10:15am
" 5:15 p m
Leaves " "
40 Yrs Experience in Land Titles
E. H. Goodrich & Son
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Managers of the Cameron
County Abstract Company
Abstracts furnished' on short
notice. Lands for sale in
Cameron Hidalgo and
Starr Counties. Also city
property il Browisville.
The most complete
Abstract and Land
Title in West and
South West Texas.
R. H. Wallis
NEXT TO GARRISON WALL
John W Hoyt
- - AOENT OF - -
Waters Pierce Oil Co.
Supplies the trade with
ILLUMINATING AND LUBRICAT-
ING OIL OF EVERY QUALITY
Alsa Turpentine Linseed Oils Gaso-
line Candles Axle Grease etc.
Sells Gasoline Engines 1 1-3- to 50 Horse
Power with or without Centrifu-
gal Irrigating Pumps.
SELLS SKWIKG iTACHINES NEW OR OLD.
KEEPS NEEDLES OIL AND EVERYTHING
ELSE FOR THEIR USE . REPAIRING SAT-
ISFACTORILY DONE. RESTS SEWING
MACHINES; RENTS AMBULANCES.
X'M' 1 1 1 1 '111 I'll 1"mi 11 1 111
I Mice nnra tfimhail
IIIIUU UUI U IKllltUUII) 3.
ResMeKi Tm Dwr& Nirtk of Tte f
Dying altering and dry cleaning
Gentlemen's and Ladies' clothes
Elizabeth St. next to Gar-
Groceries at Wholesale Prices
1 retail choice family groceries at reg
ular wholesale prices. Get my prices
on Flour Coffee Rice Lard Sugar.
Fence Wire Vermiceli Crackers arid
everything kept in a first class gro-
Walter B. Austin
yAe (Brizeil Sale
and BILLIARD PARLOR
tjf inesf 'Wines !i(juorsf C?y
SOLE o4GENT SAN" o4NTONIO XXX BEERj
The New Schooner Line
f!0"fPfigCn CV TUP crUAATPnr
Brazos Beachain and Pierce Simpson
Neiv York Neiv Orleans Galveston
and TWazm Santiago..
For freight space and other information apply to
Kelly-Page Co Ltd. H jnnan U'd. Naw Orleans L.
n rrr r Fr'anx L. Kirk G ilveston Tex.. ASnta ct
G.EORGE MORE idant and General Manager
J. S. M. H. CROSS.
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Dry Goods Boots Shoes
LUMBER SHINGLES DOORS SASH BLINDS
Winchester Arms (b Ammunition
BROWNSVILLE TEX. ' MATAMOROS MEX.
Galreston and Giilf Steamship Line.
The Freight and Passenger Staamship Manteo
will sail from Galveston June 18 and from'Brazos Santiago June 22
and every ten days thereafter except as unavoidable delays may prevent
7 KStSS3&&KfiB v
JFor the American trade
Heals are served in same style
aa in the United States. Prompt
sad coarteoos attention to all.
Meals 25 cents:
Bu Month. $18.
!The line-has es-
tablished an office
on Parker Row on
0 GRANDE RAIROAD COMPANY.
BOTICfl DEL HGUILfl.
SftJieita yoa to bny yonr Drugs Toitot articles
Drug Snndrips Corab Tooth Hair and Nail
brashes and thing .in-tbis line too- oaaeroas to.
tsention. A fall liae of stationery am) Hoyler's
caodips. Oar goods will snit the econsnwcal; buyer
V 1 i :
a ad the goods will be of the best qnality. Oar
prescription department is in charge of a regis
tered pharmacist and prescriptioas receive bis per-1
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Wheeler, Jesse O. Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 401, Ed. 1, Monday, March 21, 1904, newspaper, March 21, 1904; Brownsville, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146517/m1/2/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .