Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 22, Ed. 1, Friday, July 28, 1905 Page: 4 of 4
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THE DA1LY HERALD
FRIDAY JULY 2S 1905.
. PUBLISHER'S NOTICE.
Hereafter all notices other than an-
nouncements of church meetings lodge
notice and religious sen-ices -will be
charged for at half rates. This rule will
be strictly adhered to for the future.
Fewer gallons; wears longer;
The people of Brownsville are
clamoiing for waterworks and it
is about time something was being
Bmsif Horns Wakxi&d. Address
C W. Geiler P. O. Box 1610
Boston Mass. 7-4-8-1
Attention is called 'to change in
ad of "The Fair" today. Some
Are silk shirt waist bargains are
vFor Rknt My home place
corner Jefferson and 15th. Apply
t to Mrs. Katie E. Leahy. 6-7-tf
A W. F. Dennett expects to leave
tomorrow for Waco where he goes
at a delegate to the grand lodge
Knights of Honor.
Just received at McDonald's De
partment Store new line of Hanan
& Son's shoes for men and wo
An ordinance was passed at last
meeting of the city council impos
ing a tax on dogs. This will prob
ably have the effect of thinning
out the number somewhat.
The Improved Order of Red
Men have decided to hold their
meetings every two weeks instead
of weekly as heretofore. All
members are requested to note the
Seven barrels of fish and two
wild cats constituted thes hipments
by express this morning. The cats
go to Wichita Kansas and were
sent out by Zoologist JjTrank B.
It has been said that an electric
light plant would be a losing deal
in Brownsville. Yet there are more
than one firm willing to risk their
money in the busiuess. Why not
let one of them try it?
Tub Hkraid man heard a prom-
minent citizen say this morning
that the lack of waterworks ac-
counted for the very few fires that
had visited this city in the past.
How is that for an argument
The Board of Trade should get j
to work and help that bridge mat-
ter along. No use to say there is
nothing to be done. Other Boards
of Trade find plenty of work to do
for their towns so why should not
the Brownsville organization do
A deed was filed with the coun-
try clcijk today for record
from Lon C Hill and John M.
Broocks to B. F. Yoakum whereby
the latter acquires a one-half in-
terest in 40000 acres of land
comprising what is known as the
Capasallla ranch formerly owned
by Judge Jas. B. wells. The
consideration was $4 per acre.
Thk Hkrau learns that ar-
rangements are being made by the
society young men of Matamoros
for giving an amateur bull fight
about next Sunday week for the
benefit of the Guanajuato flood suf
ferers. It is also rumored that some
of the young men of Brownsville
will take part in the performance.
An amusing time is promised all
Several pistol shots the ringing
of the fire bell and the shouts ofJ
people called a large crowd of citi-
zens to the eastern part of town
about 10 o'clock last night. The
occasion was a fire which had
broken out in a vacant house near
the comer of 16th and Monroe.
The house was a small frame affair
and the flames soon devoured it.
No one knows how the fire started
but it is supposed to have been the
work of an incendiary as a bottle
of kerosene oil is said to have been
found in the building. Those who
reached the scene first say there
was no one about the place except
those who had been attracted by
the fire. The fire brigade worked
manfully and prevented any spread
f the flames.
L. Marx of San Francisco is a
late visitor to the city.
W. B. Pcgram was a passenger
to Point Isabel yesterday after
G. W. Dennett will leave in the
morning for a few days visit to
W- H. Underwood a prominet
citizen of San Antonio is a late
arrival in Brownsville on busi
Lieut. Allen Parker and wife
who have been taking a few days
outing at Point Isabel came up
J. S. Graham traveling auditor
of the Gulf Coast Line with head-
quarters at Kingsville arrived in
the city today.
Win. Van Hoogenhuyze of
Louisville Ky. came in last even
ing and was among those going
out this morning.
Henry Krausse assistant post
master who is taking his summer
vacation went to the Point yester-
day for a short outing.
E. W. Leman a traveling man
from Houston arrived in the city
yesterday afternoon transacted
business and was an outgoing pas-
senger this morning.
J. C. McBee and L. G. Brewer
two prominent Harlingenites were
in the city today on business. They
report everything moving along
smoothly in their neighborhood.
Mr and Mrs. S. J . Young and
little son of Shiner were among
the outgoing passengers this morn-
ing after spending a short while
in Brownsville. Mr. Young is an
employe of the Aransas Pass rail-
road having been continuously
with the company for the past
M. L. Carter the United States
census bureau man left yesterday
afternoon for Hidalgo aud other
points up the river. Mr. Carter is
collecting data for a statistical re-
port which is issued by the govern-
ment annually of the business and
manufacturing done throughout
the year ending December 31. '
All persons interested in the es
tate of Manuel M. Garza deceased
or those having claims against him
will present same within ten days
to Frank Ottman
7-24-8-3 Brownsville Texas.
Harlingen Notes. '
Corresjxmdcncc of Tim Hkrald.
Harlingen July 27 1905.
This section of country has been
blessed by heavy rains the past two
weeks which is very gratifying to
farmers as they expect to have a
fine fall crop of corn.
Misses Florence Belf and Mar
garet Blalack of Brownsville are
the guests of the Misses Hill this
Messrs. T. L. and Robert Jones
are attending court in Brownsville.
We arc glad to report that Miss
Mary Jones is improving after a
slight attack of illness.
Mrs. W. C. Weaver is at home
again after quite a lengthy visit to
relatives at Houston.
Miss Ida Hill spent several days
last week in Brownsville.
Jesse O. Adams paid a flying
visit to his family last Friday.
We are glad to know that J. C.
McBee has ordered more lumber to
complete his residence as we would
be sorry to lose such a good neigh
bor and citizen.
'It is gratifying to learn from
O. Kelly that he is going to put in
a pumping plant this fall. The sur
face wells have all been satisfac
tory so far in this section.
Mr. Frazier a nurseryman from
Ray mondvillc spent Friday looking
over the country around Harlingen.
He pronounces this as fine a fruit
growing country as he ever saw.
Stock of liogs or will sell boars
sows and' pigs in pairs or sirigly.
Call at Lake View farm or tele
nhone 1024 rintfi. 7-18-tf
A MATTER OF HEALTH
HAS HQ SUBSTITUTE
WHEAT IN MEXICO.
The Morton Hacienda Produced a Pheno
minal Crop of the Snowy Cereal.
Mr. Carlos Morton of Sabinas
Hidalgo 2?. L.. Mexico is in La-
redo from his hacienda near the
place named and in view of the
present shortage or at least scar-
city ot wheat in Mexico his ac-
count of an experiment in wheat
on the Morton hacienda is very in-
teresting. As an experiment the
Morton boys decided to plant a
piece of ground in wheat last win
ter entirely ignorant of what re
sults should be expected. Corn is
the only thing grown on a large
scale in the neighborhood of Sabir
nas and consequently nothing is
known whatever about wheat.
They sowed twenty five acres in
the latter cereal using as seed
wheat grown in other parts of
Nuevo Leon. Recently they har
vested their crop having purchas- j
ed expensive modern reapers
threshers and balers with which to
do the work. Their crop of wheat
stood four five and nearly six feet
from the ground and the size of
the grains when threshed was larger j
than anything of the kind grown j
in the republic before. The usual
Mexican wheat is very dark and
not nearly as well developed as the
wheat we know in the states and
when their wheat was marketed in
Monterey it created considerable
surprise and brought a high price.
This did not interfere with their
regular corn crop they having just
begun to harvest their first crop
which - will net them a profit of
more than $12000. The second
crop usually equals the first one.
The problem of growing a fine
first grade wheat in Mexico is
growing more serious of late years
than formerly. The people are
growing more and more fastidious
every year in their taste for good
agricultural products. If a large
section therefore can be found in
the northern part of the republic
particularly adapted to the growing
of a high grade of wheat it will
mean a new and vast source of
wealth to that section. Just across
the Rio Grande from us the people
are in quest of new enterprises to
replace the advantages they once
enjoyed on account of the Free
Zone. If they find that they live in
a wheat country the prosperity of
our neighbor community will be
assured. Laredo Times.
A Gales avenue car crossing the
bridge during the rash period
crowded as usual carried among
others an elderly man seated and a
haughty beauty of uncertain age
standing. After the car had slowly
and laboriously traversed the first
stage of its Brooklynward journey
the elderly man arose and said:
"Well I'.ve had a seat over the
bridge and how I'll give it to you
the rest of the trip."
"I should think it was about
time" was the response which
startled those within hearing.
The old man was equal to the
occasion. He had not stepped aside
and he sat dowp quickly saying in
a perfectly audible tone:
"I'm damned if I do."
The woman left the car at the
next stop while the remainder of
the passengers went their way re
joicing. New York Sun.
So ''much that is supposed to
look coquettish really looks un
Sole Ageats for
Rubber Goods Department
This is one t : our strongest departments including almost every article
desired in ru. er. Most of our brands are made especially for us and rep-
resent the greyest value possible for the price. Every article sold is guar-
anteed and will be righted if it does not give wear naturally to be expected
Family fountain syringe rapid flow tubing
with all fittings complete; 1 quart $1.00;
2 quart 51.25; 3 quart $1.50.
Goodyear's Para Beauty fountain syringe
maroon colored rubber rapid flow tubing
and all fittings complete: 1 quart 51.50;
2 quart $2.0); 5 quart $2.50.
Family hot water bottles: pint flannel
50c; 2 quart flannel $1.00; 2 quart extra
C. A. ROBERTS
jCflFOffice over Botica del Aguila.
rhonc 124 Klizabeth St Brownsville. Texas
This Sf tcc
Attorney W. N. Parks
WATCH FOR HIS
Have on hand a stock of
Kerosene Oil and Lubri-
cating Oils; Engine and N
Stove Gasoline. Call or
write for prices. : :
Gulf Refining Co.
FRANK CHAMPION Agcat
V. L. CR.IXELL Pnriw.
First-class Liquors Wines
Q'gars. Polite Attention.
Market Sare BrawasvWe. Texas
Will work by the day week month or by
Orders may be Iclt at John W. Heyf
BR0WNSYILLF. - - TEXAS
make our store your
headquarters. W e
take good care of all
E. S. Levy & Co.
Mh'i mi yt' AaMNMn fnm Mmi H FmC
GALYEST&N TEXAS 4-18
Afiae beef steer. Cali at Lakfc
View farm or telephone 1024
Goodyenr's invalid cushions $2 50
Family bulb syringe with fittings 50c
75c and . Si 00
Mbrvel wheeling spray $3 50
The ladies perfect syringe 2 50
Hard rubber syringes 25c 50c 75c
Hoover breast pumps 75c
Complexion bulbs 50c
BOTICA DEL AGUILA
BIG SALE SILK SHI RT "WAISTS
Our buyers shipped us in a big lot of fine
flight weight Taffeta Silk Shirt Waists in
black' brown different blues &c. fully
worth from $4.00 to $4.50 but we will have
them on sale MONDAY JULY 31 for.
only $2v00. No lady can afford to miss it.
Frontier Lumber Co.
In addition to onr stock of lumber we carry
Ready Mixed House Paints Colors and Oils Bicycle Enamel
Carriage Paints Floor and Roofing Paints Linseed Oil and
White Lead. Also good stock Brushes and Painters Supplies
EB-thrtc blacks Saata af PaatafHce tetweca 9th art Iftk streets.
Bicycles and bicycle sundries monuments iron fenc-
ing picture moulding etc. PHONE 123
Hy. B. Verhette
Saddle and Harness Manufacturer
Fine Saddles and Harness Laprobes Blankets and Buggy Whips.
I make harness from J6.00 up; Saddles from $3.50 up.
Everything sold under a guarantee.
PROMPTNESS cAND LIBERALITY
Capital Stock $100000.00
I. H. GOODRICH Pmiitct
TOHK McAULEH Vice Praairfact
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