Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 123, Ed. 1, Friday, November 23, 1906 Page: 2 of 4
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The Brownsville Herald.
FFICIAL COUNTY AND CITY JOURNAL
Jesse O. Wheeler. Proprietor.
Consolidated in 1893 with the Dapyr Cos
mopolitan wuica was puoiuucu
Brownsville for sixteen years.
Entered at the Fostoftce. BnrsrnsviUe.
' as second-class matter.
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JESSE O. WHEELER.
FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 23 1906.
The negroes of San Antonio
have filed a protest with the Mayor
asking- that he forbid ''The Clans-
man" to show there tonight and
tomorrow night. Mayor Callahan
acceeded to their petition to the ex-
tent of referring the matter to a
committee which met yesterday-to
hear the protest and will report
their recommendation to the city
council whichwilltheu at once take
steps to prevent tire show though
much fear is expressed and felt
that it will really be two days to
The negro Dick Garrett who
murdered Dr. Mike Paul in Center
Texas less than a week ago was
arraigned for trial Wednesday
at 9:30 a. m. a jury of twelve
men good and true was empan-
eled the case went to trial and
lasted an hour and a half the jury
retired to form a verdict returned
in seven minutes with a verdict
of guilty and" at 1:20 p. m. of the
same day four hours from the be-
ginning of the trial Garrett
was enjoying the comforts and
warmth of the sweet bye and bye.
The hanging was legal in every
respect and was a record breaker
for saving time and expense. With
work like this Judge Lynch will
be forced to resign.
From what little we can learn
about college and university cus-
toms we imagine that it will be
worth while going to Austin to see
the' Thanksgiving foot ball game
between Varsity and A. '& M. In
view of the fact that rivalry has
always existed between the two
institutions and the further fact
that it has lately been fanned to
fever heat by the A. & M. men
wearing "Ts." on their sleeve's
wc venture to prophecy that things
will be lively and after the game
the athletic field will be covered
with "trinkets and tresses and
locks of hair and- peces of gar-
ments they used to wear" there
will be enough pieces of clothing
to make a plutocrat of a ragman
and some of these fragments will
bear on them the mystic device
Peculiar Weather Condition.
The severest cold spell of the
season prevailed in this section Ihis
morning when the mercury drop-
ped to 33 degrees in town and 31
degrees in the surrouudiug country
proving detrimental to tender vege-
tation like beans and tomatoes. In
the city there was heavy frost with
killing frost in the country but it
is not believed that cabbage and
other hardy vegetation will suffer
much. Peculiar weather conditions
have prevailed here during the-past
week as Observer Cline of the
weather bureau reports that on last
Saturday it was one degree warmer
than on any day during the month
of August while this morning was
the coldest up to November 21 in
the history of the local observatory
The coldest November day on rec
ord. hovxever was Nov. 30 1896
With the above peculiar conditions
prevailing it is no wonder that the
change sent a chill through our
people. Corpus Christ! Caller.'
AS HEAD WAITER
Pmnriftfnr of Swagger New
York Cafe Would Ray
$10000 a Year.
AH Paris Laughs at Him And Mme. Gould
Turns Deaf Ear to Friends' Pleas for
.Financial Aid. - '
New York. Nov. 19. Count
Boni de Castellaue has only to say
the word and it will be in bis power
tn rp?ara with loftv hateur the
fashionables of NewYork while
they dine under his personalUper
vision in a Broadway restaurant
Authority as absolute as that which
in ante-aivorce aays ne exerciseu
t . ; i
will be his if he elects.
It all rests with his decision on
- a . t " 4. J
an dner cabled to mm yesieruay
by the proprietor of a fashionable
cafe. The cable was worded sub
stantially as follows:
"Count Boni de Castellaue Paris
Will contract to engage you as
major ddnio at a salary of 50000
francs a vear to take charge of
waiters and manage restaurant
privileges. Oblige with imme-
diate answer. J. B. Martin.
"Count Boni is just the man I'm
looking for" Mr. Martin said.
My patrons will be interested in a
head waiter with such an interesting
character as that revealed in Mme.
Gould's divorce. Count . Boni is
graceful fascinating and undoub-
tedly knows good food and how to
serve it. I made the oner a hand-
some one $10000 a year in case
Count Boni has scruples about go
ing to work. I doii't see in jus
tice to myself and in his present
circumstances how he can afford to
decline my offer. Think of it! He
would be the highest paid head
waiter in the world and with the
tips added to his salary he could
accumulate a competence by exer-
cising a little frugality."
FEW MEXICAN ORANGES HERE
Falling Off in Importation of
Affect the Collections at
San Antonio Gazette.
The customs collections on the
Rio Grande border will be about
$30000 less this year than last
owing to the big increase in the
number of cars of Mexican oranges
Usually at this time of the year
hundreds of cars of the fruit are
shipped to all portions of the Unit
ed States. The duty is high and
the government collects many thou-
sands of dollars from this source.
The customs officials here say that
less than 50 cars all told have been
shipped from Mexico this year.
The officials are at a loss to know
whether the falling off is due to a
failure of the crop or a lack of de-
mand. The latter is more probable
as the report reaching here are ta
the effect that the orange crop this
year has been a good one.
The Mexican orange is not of so
good a quality as those of Florida
or California and as these crops
have been heavy this year it is be-
lieved this accounts for the lack of
On account of the thirty-second
anniversary Corpus Cbristi Fire
Department Thursday Thanks-
giviug Nov. 29th 1906 tickets
on sale Nov. 28th and 29th; limit
for return Nov. 30th; fare for the
round trip $5.70.
Account of meeting of Masonic
Grand Lodge Waco Texas tickets
will be on sale Nov. 25th and 26th
also Dec. 2d and 3d; final limit for
return Dec. 18th 1906; fare for
the round trip $16.25.
G. T. Porter Gen'l Agent.
Notice to Taxpayers.
I am now ready to receive all
taxes assessed on city property for
the year 1906. Please call at my
office and. pay your taxes before
you are placed on the delinquent
list and become subject to the
penalty prescribed by law.
City Assessor and Collector.
Real Estate Transfers.
The following real estate trans-
actions have been filed for record
in the county clerk's office for the
two weeks ending Friday Nov
A contract between the Browns
ville Land and Irrigation Co. and
Henry Rust'eberg selling block 7
containing 40 acres of land from
the orivate survey of the B. I. &
I. Co. Consideration $1600.
. A warranty deed from Geo
Harper to C. G- Cattar conveying
an undivided nair interest owneo
by Harper with B. E. Hinkley in
three lots iu Brownsville. Con
sideration $100. ' " .
A deed from the New- York and
Brownsville Improvement Co. to
F. C. Saenr conveying lots 7 and
8 of block 125 in the city of
Brownsville. Consideration $350
A warranty deed from T. J
Hooks to S. C. Tucker conveying
lots 5 and 6 of block 42 in the city
of Brownsville. Consideration
A release of a vendor's lien from
the Brownsville Land and Irriga-
tion Co. to W. E. Davidson con
veying lot 25 DiocK l in tne town
of Rayniondville. Consideration
An agreement from M. C. B. San
Roman et al to convey right-of-way
to U. Lott et al. Consideration $1.
A warranty deed from A. M.
Davidson to Chas A. Crane convey-
ing lot 8 block 2 containing 51
acres of land in the town of . Ray-
mondville. Consideration $22.50
An instrument from John Sebas
tian to byivester a. xlill agreeing
to convey lot 10 block 3 containing
40 acres of land in the town of Ray-
mondville. Consideration $1000.
An agreement by John Sebastian
to convey to Jas. C- Pond lot 2
block 3 containing 40 acres of land
in the town Rayrnondville. Con-
A warranty deed from the Ray-
rnondville Town and Improvement
Co. to Alex de la Garza conveying
lots 13 14 and 15 in the town of
Rayrnondville. Consideration $200.
A release and quit-claim deed
from the St. Louis Union Trust
Co. to P. Cavazos et al releasing
and conveying land donated by
Cavazos et al to St. L. B. & M.
Ry. Co. as right-of-way. Con-
Deed-from C. Lindsey to Louis
Champion Conveying lots 7 and 8
of block 31 in the city of Browns-
ville. Consideration $450.'
A warranty deed from Jennie
Lain el al to Ed. S. Phelps convey-
ing lots 1 2 and 3 of block 43 in
the city of Brownsville. Consi-
'A deed from the New York and
Brownsville Improvement Co.
Lt'd. to the St. Louis Browns-
ville and Mexico Railway Co. con-
veying lots 7 8 and 9 of block 7
in the city limits and platted por-
tion and other lands not in the
platted portion but in the imme
diate vicinity of Brownsville. Con-
A warranty deed from H. M.
Field to The H. M. Field Com
mercial Co. conveying lots 7 8 9
10 11 and 12 of block 143 and lots
3 4 5 and 6 of block 122 in th
city of Brownsville. Consideration
A warranty deed from the Gulf
Coast Irrigation Co. to Elsie M.
Day conveying farm lot 4 -of sec-
tion 18 containing 40 acres of the
private survey belongiugtb vendor.
A warranty deed from the Gulf
Coast Irrigation Co. to Frank H.
Day conveying farm lot 10 of sec-
tion 9 containing 40 acres of laud
of the priyate survey belonging to
vendor. Consideration $1000.
A warranty deed from the Gulf
Coast Irrigation Co. to Wells L.
Bloom conveying farm lot 9 of sec-
tion 8 containing 40 acres of land
of the private survey belonging to
vendor. Consideration $1000.
Notice is hereby given that no
more shooting will be allowed be-
tween the freight and passenger
aepots along the railroad track or
within range of houses in the city
limits. Geo. Connor
Chief of Police.
That Bridle Again
The. Herald is in receipt of a
letter from an inmate of the State
prison of far-away Montana asking
for its assistance in disposing of a
bridle made of calf skin and horse
hair either by sale or raffle. Thi
prisoner says he is serving a term
for manslaughter. Brownsville
About two years ago the Times
had a letter from -this Montana
prisoner about one of those horse
nair oridies and trom tne way
that jail bird has kept it up Be is
undoubtedly one of the most enter
prising men of his time. Soon af
ter the Times went out of its way
to sell that bridle it began to no
tice that papers all over the State
were being used. In each instance
the prisoner said he wanted to get
money to pay for having a brief
printed in order to get his case ap-
pealed. He told the same story
to every editor to whom he ap
pealed and we presume he is still
trying to get money to have that
However the bridle the Times
received was a work of art and
was sold for enough to print two
or three briefs.
If that fellow ever gets out of
jail he is not going to starve. In
fact if he doesn't become a plutc
crat it will surprise us. Laredo
A small boy sat on his father's
knee holding a hand-mirror. He
ooked intently at his father then
at his own reflection. Suddenly
'Father who made you?"
God made me" came the an
"Who made me father?"
"God made you too my son'
the father replied.
Well he's doing lots better
work now isn't he father?"
In after years a man sometimes
wishes he had attended this own
funeral instead of his wife's weor
Cold storage is a failure when it
comes to keeping an engagement.
A cheek of brass enables mauy a
man to acquire gold.
Deafness Cannot be Cured
by local applications as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is onlyone way to cure deafness
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness is caused by an inflamed con-
dition of the mucous lining of the Eus-
tachian Tube. When tin's tube is inflam-
ed you have a rumbling sound or imper-
fect hearing and when it is entirely clos-
ed Deafness is the resnlt and unless the
inflammation can be taken out and this
tube restored to its normal condition
hearing will be destroyed forever; nine
cases out of ten are -caused by Catarrh
which is nothing but an inflamed condi-
tion of the mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars for
any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)
that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
Onre. Send for circulars Jrec.
F. J.CHENEY & Co. Toledo O.
Sold by Druggists 75c.
TakeHall'sFamilyPills for constipation
W. 0. Coleman
Builder and Operator
Cotton Seed Oil Mills
Sugar House Plants
and Pumping: Plants
Deiaval Steam Turbine Engine
Delaval Centrifugal Turbine Pump
Reese Compound Automatic Engine
Strang Kerosene Oil and Gasoline
Diesel Automatic Crude dil Engine
Walton Vertical Wafr Tube Boiler
Whitney Iron Works Sugarcane Mill
Lilley Multiple Eifect Evaporators
Deming System Cane Juice Clarifica-
tion. Constantine Hotel
W. A. FITCH Proprietor
Traveling men's trade solicited.
Free samplerooms are provided
Nothing too good for our guests
if to be found in the market.
CORPUS CHRISTI- - ' - TEXAS
It is no larger than the regular type ofjjgpright piano and
can be played by hand in. the usual manner or by the insertion
of a perforated roll of music. Always ready for use and can be
played by' anyone. For sale by
M. Gonzalez & Co. .
Organs Music Typewriters Safes Wagons
Old "JOE GIDEON" Pure Rye
Awarded Gold Medals:
St. Louis Mo.; 1904 Portland Oregon 1905
tfth ST P ONLY 3Y
T. Crixell & Bro. V. L. Crixell
OF BRO W N SVILLE
Capital Stock $100000.00
O. S. Government Depositor
E. H. 'GOODRICH Preident
JOHN McALLEN. Vite Pretident
J. G. FERNANDEZ Cashier
" "E. A McGARY
Fordyce & Rio Grande City Transfer Co
Stage leaves Fordyce on arrival
rives at Rio Grande City same night
Leaves Rio Grande Dty daily at 2 p.
Fordyce same day at 6 p. m.
Makes the trip in four hours and connects at Fordyce with trains for
Brownsville Corpus Christi San Antonio Texas; Monterey and other
tities in Mexico.
FARE ONE WAY $2.50; ROUND TRIP $4.00
Passengers will find along the route first-class hacks and teams thu3
t-aveling with ease and convenience. Drivers are the best to be found.
Extra hacks will be turnlshed either way if desired at reasonable rates.
QUERRA & SHELY Proprietors
Brokerage and Commission
Carry Stock of Corn
Cement and Lime. Butter
THE REMINGTON OIL ENGINE
is a good sound business investment cheapest and most re-
liable power for farming shop. saw mill hoisting irrigating
and marine use. You can generate electricity at less than two
cents per killowatt hour or for one cent you can run ten 16
candle power lamps .for.one hour including interest and depre-
Combine with one or more of your neighbors and put in a
plant that -will supply you all with light and power. No extra
insurance no danger no trouble if you ' use THE REMINGTON
Write for catalogue "C" stating what work you -want the
engine to do.
Remington OH Engine Co. 41 Park Row New York
A Combination of
Piano and Piano
Player iu One
JohnMcAllec Jotc Celiya LT. Prrot
E. H. Qoodrleh O.C.SttuUr.I.O.Pcrsudst
of train except Sunday
taking just lour hours
m. except buntlay and arrives at
Oats Potatoes Onions
and Cheese on Cold Storage
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