Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 419, Ed. 1, Monday, April 11, 1904 Page: 2 of 4
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THE DAILY HERALD. STATF LOST
mOAL COUNTY AND CITY JOURNAL.
Jesse O. Wheeler Proprietor.
Eatcied at th- rjstofflcc. BrcKvusrille
at second-class matter-
Caesolidated in 1893 with the Daily Cos- !
ssopoliten -which was published in!
Brownsville for sixteen years.
MONDAY APRIL 11 1904.
Defendants Win Verdict for 22000 Acres
of Land Case Will Be Apprealed
By the State.
Austin Tex. April 7. The trial
of the Spanish land grant case
styled the State of Texas' against
A. H. Burne and others for the
arc authorized to announce the
aaaste of the
Hox. JXO GRXEP
a candidate for re-election to Contrress
&OT.t5as the Fifteenth District subject j recovery of about 22.000 acres of
to tke action of the democratic uartv. ; land situated in Webb county has
resulted in a verdict for the defend
ed DEBATABLE QUESTION. wXs in the district court here. The
AaSSnqgh many of our citizens second of these cases styled the
are of the opinion that Browns-j State of Texas against Ortiz and
vSScsnc great need of a sewerage j others involving the tide Xo
;t ; n1prpr1 hv others i large tract ot land which is also
Portraits Best Enlargements
Films for Kodaks
Views sf Brownsville Rjice
to be: a debatable question as to
whether the city would be actually
benefitted by having a sewer sys-
tem.. In the first place it is con-
tended vi:les; properly construct-
ed and attended to -xrith the great-
est care a sewer .system may be-
come a source of great danger to
the public health. There is no
anore deadly -source of infection
tlmn iVtr sras. The creates! of
all disinlectauts are air ana : ui:- j he Weekly
shine. Effete or decaying matt.-"
exposed to the air and the i-un
soon become deodorized and 1 arm-
less. Shut them up in damp air-
less surlcss channels and they
Become foul and dangerous. How-
ever by the application of an enor-
mous amount of water to flush tl e
sewers continually carrying awaj
all sewrge a'sewer system may be
made what it should be and ly
r-ntmtnnt and careful inspection to
see that all openings are properly
trapped.danger froi sewer gas rray
be avoided. It a is fact though
that diphtheria and some othei
AUpmtHi are rarelv known when.
t'lere is no sewer system.
Agaia even though the city
should be provided with a system
of sewers it would be out of the
nKrinn for the thousands of
Jacales irlich as yet form the great
er part of the homes of Browns
??TIp t hp connected with it. Tl e
expense of putting in the necessaiy
ninps mid fixtures could only be
b orne by a comparatively few house
holders- There would probably be
much less than a hundred house
in Brownsville that could or would
be connected with the sewers should
n-svstembenut in. The familiei
so-provided would enjoy great con
uenience and comfort in havinp
them it is true but the questioi
is -would the end justify the im
mense expense to the taxpayer
which such an improvement would
entail? And would the public
Bealth be benefitted thereby?
What the city most emphat
reallv need Is a thorough system
of surface drainage. If it were not
for the dry -weather and high wind
which usuallv prevail here there
would probably be much more sick-
ness than there is. As it is
Brownsville is really a very health
ful place tco much so to suit the
medical fraternitv. But should we
have a long rainy season with our
present absolute lack of drainage
there would undoubtedly be a
great deal of sickness. With its
close proximity to the river it
should be a comparalively easy
matter to drain the town" and the
city fathers should turn their
attention to the subject as soon as
the funds of the city will permit j
such a work to be undertaken.
situated in Webb count- will come
up for trial in the district court
here next Monday. The State will
take an appeal in the first case.
TWO PAPERS FOR
THE PliiCE OF ONE
Why Buy a Cheap Piano?
jWhen the Fischer Piano can be had. Every
:one knows they are strictly first-class. For
durability beauty and tone they have no su
perior we have a oeautitui sample on ex-
hibition at our store. Call and see for vour-
iself. All the latest music on file.
We have also for sale the well known
'Paveway Sewing Machines on easy pay-
ments or cheap for cash.
stillwell & siataper Southern Supply Company
The Weekly Herald and the SL Louu
TwIce-a-Week Republic-for $1.50
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Regular Price Both Papers $2.50
Our Club Offer. $1.50
For a brief time the above at-
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and at the same time to enable our
subscribers to secure free of charge
the St. Louis Twice-a-Week Re-i
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To the intelligent reader little
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This is campaign year. The
nominating conventions of" the
great political parties will be held
this summer. In Chicago the
Republican hosts will name their
candidate and in the citv of St.
Louis the home of The Republic
the great Democratic gathering
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P. O JiOX 273 JillOWXSVILLE TEXAS
L. Mukoz Successors.
I. S. SCHRECK Managing Partner.
General Foreign and Domestic Merchandise.
Specialties: Woodford Co. Tpniskey Fine Crockery.
Lime and Gravel.
M ATA MO K OS MKXH'0.
BLOCK EAST OPOPKRA
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 in Brownsville.
X ll H lt.i.Xi.i.t.t.t.li.Xi.
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The most complete
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I buy and sell Real Estate and
investigate land 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 corpDratio
Mt-als are served in same .-tyle
.as in the United States. Prompt
uud cou teons attention to all.
Meals 2t cents:
JSy Month $18.
The Rio Grande Free Press
which was established here a few
weeks ago has suspended but the
the publishers state that it will be
eral news of the world through the
Keep informed about the Rio
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Both papers one year $1.50.
This offer will close May 1 1904.
Address all orders to
Jesse O. Wheeler Pub.
"Character Book" in Germany.
It :s difficult in Germany for a
professional rogue to cntcr'a fam-
ily as a domestic sen-ant There
even- servant has a character book
in which the mistress must enter
Civil and TAII AD
military 1 A1LUK
Dveing altering and drv cleaning
Gentlemen's and Ladies' clothes n I ! 1 i" T"ii
Elizabeth St. next to Gar-
R. H. Wallis
ijNKXT TO GARRISON WALL
X I I lluii nn TiM lnM illHl.Mu.H.inlfc
Miss Dora Kimball
Brownsville Bottling Works
t cTVIANUFACTURERS A tf"
PURE SODAS cyiND
J. H. JOHNSON Proorietor
C& NEWS STAND
Cream Soda Water
V. J. KiVLIN
Sewerage Water Works Paving J
Electric Xiyhtf Plumbing and Civil Engineering
Saddlery and Harness Hand-
Made Harness and Special
Built Saddles. Buggy Whips
Bridles Saddlery Hardware
ELIZABETH ST. Next to First National Bank
J. S. M. H. CROSS.
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Dry Goods Books (Sh Shoes
LUMBER SHINGLES DOORS SASH BLINDS
Winchester Arms Ammunition
BROWNSVILLE TEX. MATAMOROS MEX.
The New Schooner Line
COMPOSED OF THK SCHOONERS
Brazos Beachain and Pierce Simpson
Neiv York Netv Orleans Galveston
and Tirazos Santiago.
For freight space and other information apply to
Kklly-Paos Co. Ltd.. J Hanuan Bid. New Orleans La. )
Fkixs L. Knur. Oil ' Ajrents.
GEORGE MORE d$ent and General Manager.
Galveston and Gulf Steamship Line.
The Freight and Passenger Steamship Manteo
will sail from Galveston June 18 and from Brazos Santiago June 22
uifl every ten days thereafter except as unavoidable delays may prevent
The line has es-
tablished an office
on Parker Row on
Resiieice Tm Doors North of The
M 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 i I ly
J. L. BROWSE C L. BEL
0 GRANDE RAIROAD COMPANY. -
BOTICfl DEL HGU1LH.
Solicit you to hny ynnrDrnes Toilet articles
Urns; Snndries Comb Tooth Hair and Nnil
brashes uui thing' in thi line too nnmeroaA to
mention. A fall line of stationery and Hnyler's
candies. Oar good- will sait the economical bnyer
and the goods wilfbe of the best qnality. Oar
prescription department is'in cnarge or a regis- j
tered pharmacist aud prescriptions receive bis per- j
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Fsial Brititn Ciimate and Cooking.
Th? climate of England kills hah
the pi pnlation according to Lon-
!cn Truth the cooking kills the
rcn. Throughout the world
wherever there is the sun or u
sprir.g there are English men and
women endeavoring to repair their
constitutions. The medicine bill o:
the Engftsh people together with
its accompanytng expenses is su:- lis oblieed to take to the np.ir.-o ;
firnntlv 1-rrrn tn r.f . 1 n: : j . . . K . SXLLS SKWISO MACHIXES. NEW OR OLD.
1 LC Vi" a"U "aV 11 QaJCa WIU1 S KEEPS JTEEDLES. OIL AXD EVERYTHISQ
KLSK FOR THEIK USE . EEPAIRIXG SAT-
ISFACTORILY DOXZ. RESTS SEWISO
MACIILSES I KEXTS AMECLAXCES.
John W Rojt
- - A KENT OF
Waters Pierce Oil Co.
Supplies the trade 'with
ILLinnNlTING AND LUBRICAT-
ING OIL OF EVERY QUALITY
Also Turpentine Linseed Oils Gaso
line Candles Axle Grease etc.
the dates of the coming and leaving GglA
of the servant with her character ' Power vith or without Centrifa-
... ..at .1.1.3 HIC 111 i A UUiLJO.
fidently large to support a second-
rate power and does mainly suppo-t
many large and small towns on th--Continent
the official stamp thus preventing
the inanufacture of fake recommendations.
; K J.BELL.
Bell & Browne
Practice in all courts
Land business a specialty
We will make abstracts
We will pass on titles
We will bring suits to recover
lands either for stated fees or por-
tions of land recovered
Over Botica del ( Over Karnes Co. I
Agnila Brownsville ) xu. Etnt. Lima aty '
leMU Mil t i 1 I I 1 1 I 1 I 11 n 11 Ml I fl 1H I 1 It'H'HIII 11 1 111
Incarnate Word Academy.
t BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.
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Call at rry studio on Elizabeth
sEd 13th. streets.
Best work at
A boarding and day school for young ladies conducted by the sisters of the
Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament. The building islarse commodious
aud finely ventilated the grounds spacious. The Academy is one of the
oldest in Texas and is chartered by the State.
The graduating course of studies may be pursued In Fnglsh or in Spanish.
The following optional subjects are also tanpht: Instrumental and vocal
music drawing painting in oil or in water colors also on china stc artifi-
cial flowers wax works French and Spanish
Young ladies who do not attenl the school will be permitted to les.n the
above named extra subjects
For terms apply to the
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