Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 21, Ed. 1, Thursday, July 27, 1905 Page: 3 of 4
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I TEe FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Our Aim in Business
WE DESIRE to make the First
National the Bank of the
People. The small depositor re-
ceives the same courteous treat-
ment and consideration that is ex-
tended to the largest within the
limits of safe and conservative
banking. Officers give personal
attention to all details. Directors
meet regularly and frequently and
keep closely in touch with the
current business. Every safe-
guard known to safe and successful
banking is availed of and our past
success is the best criterion by
which to judge the security of the
OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
Capital $100000. Surplus Sb Undivided Profits $23000.
THE FIRST NATIONAL is pre-eminently the Bank jf the Frontier. Its
stockholders belong here. Its interests are those gf our best and most pro-
gressive citizens. We offer to our customers present and prospective the ad-
vantages of tlf e largest capital and surplus of any bank in this section and of the
safe and conservative banking methods which have resulted in the successful build-
ing up of this bank in the past twelve years.
Its financial position is established and the energy experience and business
ability gf the management will continue to be wholly directed to the maintenance and
increase of these advantages.
WMm KNy Fm. S. L Dwoomr 1st. Vic Pru.
W. M.IUtcBrfe 24 Vic Pn. A. AsUmmm Cothfor
James 1. Wells Attoracy
James A. Browne
M. H. Cross
S. L. Dworman
James B. Wells
C. H. Maris
W. M. Ratcliffe
W. F. Sprague
E. C. Forto
We Solicit the Patronage of All
UR FUNDS'are projected in a
fire-proof vault and bv the
best safes to be obtained; and are
Tjurther covered by insurance
against burglary or daylight rob-
bery. Our officers are under bond
in the best surety companies.
People who intrust their money
to a bank have a right to know its
financial strength. We recognize
this right and will cheerfully fur-
nish any depositor a statement of
our condition any day in the year.
Absolute safety is the best thing
we have to offer and upon this ba-
sis your account is solicited.
kJ fie nzeu kJcliooi
and BILLIARD PARLOR
finest IVtaes liquors (Bigars
SOLE clGENT SAN t4NTONIO XXX BEEXs
NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER SEASON
Seabrook is located on the Southern Pacific
(G. H. & N. Ry.) between Houston and
Galveston and is an ideal place : :
TO SPEND A SUMMER VACATION
FINE BOATING BATHING SAILING FISHING
For schedules rates nncl nil information write
T. J. ANDGRS0N Gen. Pass. ArI. JOS. HELEN Asst. Gen. Pass. Agt.
or HOTEL RUGERS Seabrook
RE YOU SATISFIED
OR ARE YOU LOOKING FOR
THE TERRITORY TRAVERSED BY
'he St. Louis Brownsville & Mexico Ry
(The Gulf Cotst Line)
Is "SOMETHING BETTER" than
VLajything: else in the Great Southwest
"AN EL L&RAD0 OF OPPORTUNITY FOR THE MAN
-rrr: rr WITH THE HOE."
The railroad compauy is opening up new towns
-and placing: acreage property on the market for
the home-builder. For prices of land and town
lots and information for any character address
WM. DOIIBRTY. Vice President. Land Depirtmen
CORPUS CHRtSTI. TEXA
J. S. M. H. CROSS
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Dry Goods Books (2b Shoes
LUMBER SHINGLES EKORS SASH BLENDS
Whncbmtmr Aims A Ammunition
WtOWNSVILUC TEX. MATAMOROS MEX
E. H. GOODRICH SON
. . . .MANAGERS ....
Real Estate and Mortgage Loans.
JAMES B. WELLS
Successor to Powers & Maxan
Powers & Wells Wells & Reutfro
Wells Rentfro & Hicks Wells &
Hicks Wells Stayton & Kleberg
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 corporation
1 Xas H)os
The public will find an extensive
assortment of Dry Goods Shoes
Hats Jewelry an4 SaMtes at
prices without competition at
Las Dos Nationes
M. SAHUALLA COMPANY
Front of Market.
New Rio Grande Hotel.
D. F. FIELDER Prop.
Special attention to travel-
ing public Reduced rates
to regular boarders. Near
court house square. 0"O
Real Estate Aent
Have for sale some choice
pieces of agricultural land
in large and small tracts.
Also have a number of
tracts of grazing lnnds.
OFF1CE:Store of Juan H. Fernandez
Jesus Rcoavites & Ce. Props.
Only first-class hotel in the
city. Table furnished at all
times with best to be had. :
SPECIAL RATES TO FAMILIES
STREET CAR PASSES THE DO0
T Pm Mala rtaMf - M !
Regulating the Transportation of
Passengers by Hacks Carriages
and other such Vehicles and
Establishing a Tariff of Prices
Be it ordained by the city council of
the city of Brownsville:
That the following regulations
are .prescribed and the following
tariff of prices is established for
licensed ilssks carriages and other
Vehicles for hire in ihis city for
the transportation of passengers
and the person firm or corpora
tion owning drivingor controll-
ing such said hacks carriages or
other such vehicles are hereby au
thorized to charge the rates and
prices herein and hereby establish
ed and it shall be unlawful for any
such person firm or corporation
to ask or receive more than the
rates and prices hereby and herein
Section 1. For carrying each
person or passenger from any point
to any other point within the city
limits for a distance not to exceed
one (l) mile or within the follow-
ing boundaries towit: Fronton
Street on the South; Taylor Street
on the North; First Street on the
West; and Sixteenth Street on the
East the owner driver or person
in charge of such hack or carriage
shall charge the sum of twelve (12)
cents each way; for carrying each
person or passenger from any point
to any other point within the city
limits over one mile thirty (30)
cents each way.
Section 2- When passengers re-
main not more than ten (10) min-
utes after reaching their destina-
tion and then return by such car-
riage hack or other vehicle carry
ing them the said hack carriage
or other vehicle shall be required
to wait said time for them and no
compensation shall be allowed for
such waiting prodded that passen-
gers shall pay the regular fare
herein established for the return
Section 3. No extra charge
shall be made for carrying baggage
of any passenger or passengers if
the same does not exceed seventv-
fivc (75) pounds in weight or any
trunk not exceeding one hundred
(100) pounds in weight; and for
excess baggage the owner driver
or person in charge of such hack
carringe or other vehicle convey-
ing some may demand and collect
fifteen (15c) cents for each trunk
or for every one hundred (100)
pounds or fraction thereof of such
Section 4. When any hack car-
riage or other vehicle is hired or
used by the -hour the owner driv-
er or person in charge of the same
shall charge the sum of fifty (50c)
cents per hour for one (l) passen-
ger and when there tre two or
more persons or paatcngcra- the
sum of seventy-five (75c) cents per
hour; and in attendance upon fu-
nerals the charge shall be by the
hour at the rate hereinbefore es-
tablished. Section 5. After nine (9)
o'clock p. m. and before six (6)
o'clock a. m. the owner driver
or person in charge of any hack
carriage or other such vehicle
shall charge twenty-five (25) cents
per hour more than the rate herein-
before established for the carriage
cf passengers when employed by
the hour; and when such carriage
or hack is not hired by the hour
the person in charge of same shall
charge double the rate hereinbe-
fore established in Sections Num-
bers One (1) and Two (2) of this
Ordinance for the Transportation
of passengers provided the owner
driver or person in charge of such
hack or carriage shall not refuse to
hire same by the hour if the pas-
senger or the passengers desire to
Section 6 Whenever any hack
carriage or other vehicle for hire
may be unemployed it shall be the
duty of the owner driver or per-
son in charge of the same and they
are hereby required to carry upon
their request thereto any person
or persons to any point within the
city limits for the rates and prices
hereinbefore established and it
shall be unlawful for them to re-
fuse to do so.
Section 7. Any person or per-
sons after being carried to his or
their destination or place vhcre
they leave such hack or carriage
who shall refuse to pay the fare or
fares hereinbefore established if
demanded without delay by the
owner driver or person in charge
of such hack or carriage shall be
deemed guilty of an offense.
Section 8. All hacks carriages
aud other vehicles for hire and
transportation of passengers shall
take such stands in the city as may
be assigned to them by the Chief
of Police of the City of Brownsville
and shall be under such rules and
pregulations'as may be prescribed
by the City Council of thz said City
of Brownsville and it shall be un-
lawful for them to refuse to comply
with such instructions or regula
Section 9. All licensed hacks
carriages sf other such vehicles in
this city shall keep and maintain
at night a lamp or lantern on
eitbae-aide thereof which said lamp
or lantern shall be lighted as long
as such hack or carriage shall re-
main upon the streets after night
and any person owning controll-
ing or driving any such hack or
carriage not so properly lighted
shall be deemed guilty of an offense.
Section 10. The owner driver
or person in charge of any hack
carriage or other vehicle for. hire
in this city shall place in a con-
spicuous place therein a printed
copy of the tariff of prices herein-
before established and the failure
of such person or persons to do so
shall constitute an offense.
Section 11. Any person or per-
sons violating any of the provisions
of this Ordinance shall be fined in
any sum not to exceed twenty-five
($25.00) dollars for each and every
Section i2. All Ordinances or
parts of Ordinances in anywise in
conflict with this Ordinance are
now hereby repealed. I
Section 13. This Ordinance
shall take effect from and after the
publication hereof as required by
Adopted by the city council or
the city of Brownsville in regular
session on Monday June nine-
teenth A. D. 1905.
Approved June 19th A. D. 1905.
Frederick J. Combe Mayor.
Attest: F. Champion Secretary.
Did You Ever Observe It?
Give a man a 10-cent cigar and
he will beam all over and love you
for six hours; offer him the 10
cents with which to buy it for him-
self and he will throw it in your
fave. Give a man a pass to a show
and he will call you a good fellow
in all the languages at his disposal;
offer him the money to buy a ticket
and he will call you a fool. Ask i
man to your home to take "pot
luck" and he will jump at the
chance; give him $2 and tell hua
to get a good meal at a cafe witL
your compliments aud he wiil
knock (you down. The dollar
mighty but it isn't warm. Nothing
chills hospitality and good fellow
ship more than the touch of col i
metal. You may spend money zv
a friend but you must not ask InV.i
to touch it. Silver isn't a good con-
ductor and you can't transmit half
as much cordiality and hospitality
to a friend through the medium o
a dollar as by means of a bad cigar.
Money substitutes for good look
and good sense with great success
but it can't take the place of gooU
fellowship worth a toothpick.
The man who believes in steariv
advertising and distributes his ap-
propriation judiciously throughetx
the year will meet with gren'- r
returns than the chap who spe:i. '
the same amount in two or thr.
big plunges and then lies back
regain his wind. Tnisie no in- .
theory. Steady advertising n
with judgement during
periods serves not only to m '.
less dull but has also a cumulai:
effect whose full fruitage is gatln :
ed in the busy season. It.must.
course be with judgment. Pn..
Rice forms the principal artic V
of food of about a one-third of t!v
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Wheeler, Jesse O. Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 21, Ed. 1, Thursday, July 27, 1905, newspaper, July 27, 1905; Brownsville, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146921/m1/3/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .