Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 401, Ed. 1, Monday, March 21, 1904 Page: 4 of 4
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
The steamer Manteo is advertised
to sail from Brazos Santiago Tues
day afternoon passengers and ex
press will go down to the Point to
morrow Tuesday morning train
A large crowd was out last night
at the Reform theater in Matamo
ros. The play was considered very
good by the audience general!
. that is those who understood
Spanish. Quite a number from
Brownsville were present.
.The First National Bank of
Brownsville will in a few days in
augurate a savings department
One dollar will start a bank ac
count. It will shortly receive the
savings bank safes for distribution
among its customers and friends
The private bank is leaned to you
free of charge. One dollar of your
account is held to insure the safe
return of the bank. On deposits
in the savings department interest
will be allowed when deposits ex
ceed one hundred dollars. 2t.
The. barge chartered by F. J
Sargent to bring his materil from
Lake Charles La. crossed the bar
at Brazos Santiago Sunday morning
at six o'clock. She brings material
fo'rlie steel water tower and tank
to bebuilt at Fort Brown besides
a- hundred tons of piping and other
material for Mr. Sargent's plumb
John B. Viano the piano tuner
who lias been here for the past few
weeks has been kept busy repairing
pianos as well as selling new ones
As to his skill and the quality of
his work he refers by permission
to the- following residents of
Brownsville: Aug. Celaya Jose
Celava. Manuel .Alonzo Mrs. An
nie S. Putegnat Mrs. Rosa Puteg
nat A. A- Browne George Brulay
and a number of others. Leave
orders for Mr. Viano at Putegnat's
drug store or Darroussett's restaur-
ant. . tf-
Our neighbors of Matamoros have
secured the military baud of the
Ninth Mexican Infantry for a
series of concerts in that city dur-
ing next month and the residents
of both the "'Twin Cities" are look-
ing forward to a treat. It has not
Been learned 0!1 what date the band
will arrive It is understopd that
aii effort will be made to have the "
band stationed here permanently
A company of bull fighters has also
been ensraved to be in Matamoros
during the Cinco de Mayo fair.
Funerals conducted in the most
up-to-date and appropriate manner
by the Brownsville Undertaking
covers three acres and is five feet
deep in some places furnishing
abundant rater for stock and do-
We are prepared to do all kinds
of hauling on short notice at low
est prices. Satisfaction guaranteed
We earnestly solicit a share of your
patronage because we are here
stay. Our wagons can be found at
Eleventh and Elizabeth streets
For the convenience of our patrons
an order book has .heen placed
the Botica del Leon. Orders booked
here will receive our immediate at
tention BrownsvilleTransfer com
Attention is called o the card of
Messrs. Carter & Stem who have
established a transfer line to
Brownsville. The managers are
enterprising men and the new
business will doubtless be welcome
to the public and a remunerative
one for its osrners.
blend coffee at Leo
Carpenter and Builder. con
tracts taken for both frame and
brick buildings and all other work
in my line. Also painting and re
pairing. Cypress cisterns made to
order. Address W. S. Corkili.
Tt is understood that the owners
of the Miller hotel are considering
plans for a fine three-story addition
to the present building on the side
fronting Elizabeth street. It is to
be hoped that the idea may be
speedily put into execution as
he present building is very often
taxed to its utmost capacity- to ac
commodate customers and will-be
utterly Inadequate to meet the
demands of traveling ; public
by the time the railroad reaches
"here. The CTOwing need for
accommodations will surely re-
sult in the building of other
"Hotels liere within the near future
and. if the Miller would retain its
present hold it will have to ex
mnd without delay i.nese are
the days of expansion at- .Browns
A picked'nineof town'boys cross-
W-bats-witlra soldiersntne-at- the
nnst Sundav afternoon quite a
X - '
crowd being interested in the game.
Therejwas" some good playing But
the town bovs being badly out of
practice did not make a good
showing the sofdiers'winning by a
$:ore of 14 to 5. f
It l learned on 'good "authority
that the artesian well recently
brought in by A. W. Ferguson at
El Sauz has increased its flow very
perceptibly within the past week or
so. The surplus flow has formed
a take of pure clear water which j
Deputy U. S: '.Marshal Perez has
returned from a trip to Rio Grande
Col. Lott and Lon C. Hill Esq.
returned last evening from Har-
F. C. Allen and A. S. Newberry
of Alice Texas are here on
R. B. Rentfro Esq. returned
Saturday from Rio Grande wheie
he went to attend district court.
B. F. McBurney of Chicago
who is interested in real estate ar
rived by last night's Alice stage.
Mr. and Mrs. V.. B. Creager re
turned Saturday from Rio Grande
where Mr. Creager had business
G. C. Smucker a retired rail
road contractor ot Mexico came
down Saturday on the Matamoros
train. He is traveling with his old
friend Capt. Scott.
N. N. McDonald and C. H. Allen
of Edna Texas arrived here to
day by private conveyance on a
prospecting tour. Mr. McDonald
has been interested in this section
for some time being a subscriber
to The Herald and will probably
locate here if he secures a favor
Representing SSonlerma.nn Sons mAlanufaettirers of
SPianos Sfew ofk Qity
See the COMPLETE LINE
now on exhibition at. John Etarrousette's Restaurant. These
Instruments are direct from the factory and you can save from
Sixty to Seventy-Five Dollars on every purchase A" t!
Don't fail to hear the wonderful Vlaestro the greatest auto-
matic piano player ever invented. c7Wusical Novelty"
FOLLOW THE FLAG.
To New York Boston Niagara Falls.
Buffalo Detroit Chicago and all Eastern
a rul Canadian cities.
The shortest and only line from Kan-
sas City or St. Louis running- over its-
own tracks to Niagara Falls or Bufialo.
Time ami Equipment Unexcelled.
Leaving St. Loulu
Arriving New York
I T The Man
I S Who Dresses Well
I Wl 1 Trousers..
And the Man
Who Wants To
Both Find in
Our Stock The
Swell Two-Piece. cn
Sack Suits $OlOtl
9:00 m &30pm
7:50pm 9:40am '
4.-0S a m &55 p m
3:15 pm 7:40 am
5:20 p m J0 p m
TJnequaled St. Louis and Chicago Service.
Ieavr St. Louis 9i22 a m 935 p m
Arrive Chicago - 5:20 p m 7 JO a m
Fhe'Hours The Uuickcst Time Krom Kansas City to XewIYort.
Leave Kansas City IfcCO a m 6:15 p m
Arrive St. Louis 6:50 p m .
Arrive-Hannibal 11:25 p m
Arrive Detroit 930 a m 12M noon
Arrive Kiairara Falls 6:0S p m
Arrive Buffalo 70 p m 7:50 p m
Arrive New "York SiO a m 7:50 a m
Arrive Boston 9t50 am 10:10 a m
Kansas City and St. Louis to St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Leavinff St. Louis 2:10 pm 7:30 nm f.v. St. JnT
6:40 p m
7:20 p m
Meals served in Wabash Palace Dininc Part
nouns oi vaiuame time are saved by purchasing tickets . 'via Wabash Route. Consult ticket
asents of connecting lines or address. "-xi.
.Leaving Kansas City
1 Arriving in Minneapolis
Arriving in St. rani 8:30 a ra
Stop over allowed on all tickets via Niagara Falls.
S:10 a m
11:32 p m
7:30 a nx
70 p m.
7:10 n m
Minneapolis 7:45 o m
Ar. St.Louis 20 p m
F. CONNER. W. P. A..353 Main Street. Dallas. Texas.
Fernandez CBi McGary
Fire Fidelity f
$2 to $8
MRS. H. BOLLACK
Home Insurance Co. of New York
Virginia Fire C& cTHarine Insurance Co
Phoenix Insurance Co. of Brooklyn
Springfield Fire CS Marine Ins. Co.
cylmerican Surety" Co. of New York
New Orleans March 21. To Collector
of Customs Brownsville Texas:
Tonight and Tuesday unsettled
weather and probable showers. Colder
on west coast tonight fresh to brfsk
southerly shifting to northwest winds
Tonight and Sunday probably show
ers Iresh southerly to westerly winds.
Milton Daily of Chicago arrived
by last night's Alice stage and
will spend a while here on business
connected with the Brownsville
Land and Irrigation company in
which he is extensively interested
Mr. Daily has visited Brownsville
several times before now and has
many friends here who are pleased
to meet him again.
Fire destroyed $250000 worth
of property at San Angelo Thurs
The Batson oil field was swept
bv fire Wednesday night loss
Anti-trust suit have been filed
against three guaranty bond com-
panies doing business in Texas.
Commander Booth Tucker of
the American Branch of the Sal-
vation Army visited Houston aud
Galveston last week.
Five prisoners one charged with
murder and one under sentence of
twenty-five years imprisonment for
burglary escaped from jail at Lare-
do Wednesday. All are Mexicans.
The army post at Eagle Pass will
be abandoned by order of the war
Houston celebrated St. Patrick's
day with a big rain storm.
One thousand children at Dallas
will be trained to sing in chorus at
the Saengerfest matinee to be held
there April 27.
One of the prisioners who escap
ed at Laredo on Wednesday was
captured the following day.
It is easier to die for an ideal
than to live up to it.
Once give your temper the reins
and you'll ride to the devil.
FOR FINE PHOTOGRAPHS
Call at my studio on Elizabeth
and 13th. streets. Best work at
MAKY Al. Jf ALTGEJvBACH. j
The following 1st class scrip of Cam-
eron County Texas will be paid on
presentation at my office in Brownsville
By order District Ct.
Advertisements under this heading
will be inserted at the rate of one
cent per word for first insertion and
one-half cent per word for each sub-
No advertisement accepted for less
than fifteen cents.
All prices in U. S. currency and
payable in advance
r f TT
WANTED Levee work or waeon hauling for
eight teames. George Carter. Benavides Fastur3
or General Delivery. 2L
THIRTY MEN WANTED To buy meal tickets
at the Red Light Restaurant. $5.00 for $4 JO.
ENGINEER WANTED. Competent engineer
wanted. Apply at once. Hidalgo Canal. Co.
Hidalgo. Texas. 2JT7tf.
FOR RENT Fcrmished Rooms. Apply to J
Porter. Adams street opposit K. H. Goodrich &
WANTED Everybody to know that the best
place in' Brownsville to get a good meal is Sims
& Mikeska's Red Light Restaurant
TO TRADE. A. large hanging lamp with
shade; for standing lamps of equal value. Call at
The Herald office.
WANTED. Fifty Small Mules about Twelve
hands high. Address. H. Thompson this office.
FOR SALE. Corn sacks. Herald office.
FOUND The only place in town to get cup
of pure drip coffee served hot at all hours at the
Red Light Restaurant
WANTED: Private board by a young man.
Address Stranger. Hekald office.
FOR SALE. A good second hand upright
piano has just been renovated and made new. in
perfect tune will sell at a bargain. For inform
ation call on John Viano at John Darroussette's
restaurant where piano can be seen 3-12-6L
Also all second class crip of the coun
ty of Cameron issued to date.
Also all fourth class scrip of the. coun
ty of Cameron issued to and registered
before the 31st- of December 1903 or up
to and including 1359.
Treas. Cameron Co. Tex.
. I am prepared to deliver anywhere in the city
gilt-edge Jersey butter and butter milk. Also
sell Barred Plymouth Rock and White Leghorn
Mrs. W. B. Biixikgslet.
Box 317. Brownsville. 3-15-6t
Successor to Powers & Maxan
Powers & "Wells Wells & Rentfro
Wells Rentfro &. Hicks Wells &
Hicks Wells Stayton & Kleberg.
I buy and sell Real Estate and
investigateland titles. A complete
abstract of all titles of record in
Cameron County Texas.
Practice in all state and federal
courts when especially employed.
Land Litigation and corporation
E. GARZA & CO.
Staple Fancy Groceries
GENERAL SUPPLIES OF ALL KINDS
PROVISIONS FORj CONTRACTORS
GRAIN HAY FEED OATS AND CORN
OPP.FIRST NAT'L BANK. Cor. 1 1th and Elizabeth St..
H. M. Field
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
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
Highest Price for Skins and Country Produce
PROMPTNESS cAND LIBERALITY AirA
Capital Stock $100000.00
E. H. GOODRICH President
JOHN McALLEN Vice President
J. G. FERNANDEZ Cashier
John McAIlra Joe Cclara L T. Pryor
Micuei FernaniJex Jr.
E.H. Goodrich O.C Sander J. G. Fernaadex
Try a Herald "Want Ad."
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
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/m1/4/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .