Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 123, Ed. 1, Friday, November 23, 1906 Page: 3 of 4
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Cur 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
QF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
THE FIRST NATIONAL is pre-eminently the Bank of the Frontier. Its
stockholders belong hercIts interests are those of our best and most pro-
gressive citizens. We offer to our customers present and prospective the ad-
vantages of the largest capital and surplus of any bank in this section and of the
safe and conservative banking methods which have resulted in the successful building
up of this bank in the past twelve years.
Its financial position is established and the energy experience and business
ability of the management will continue to be wholly directed to the' maintenance and
increase of these advantages.
William Kellyi Pres. S. L. Dworraan 1st Vice Pres.
W. M. Ratcliffe 2d Vice Pres. A. Ahheim Cashier
James B. Wells Attorney
James A. Browne
31. H. Cross
James B. Wells
S. L. Dworman
C. H. Maris
W. M. Ratcliffe
W. F. Sprague
E. C. Forto
We Solicit the Patronage of All
OUR FUNDS are protected in a
fire-proof vault and by the
best safes to be obtained; and are
further 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 cheerf ully fur-
nish any depositor a statement of
our condition any day in the year.
Absolute safety is the best thing
we hane to offer and upon this
basis 3rouraccouut is solicited.
St. L B. & M. Ry.
; fic f t Brcnnwntk at 6:45 a. ra.
jUr sA ttmmrmrineat 9.Z5 p. m.
SAM FO?jnC BRANCH.
'The Gulf Coast Line"
"A KEW AND SETTER WAY"
St Ad4Me. PU Worth Dallas and All
Petstc .Nerth & test.
I ; -Afata (via. MscdkS:45 p. in.
r-ir on ru 'Mr ty-
V 22 leavec HadMw-ea at 8:00
. r m A A r
Mmrt at Sntatyct: at j p.
Its Sc.. 2i feaes SsmUxdycc at 110)0
- rr.r t Ibritogc at x5 p. m.
tsnetfute Cessectlos at Junction Points.
fio Usntcetusy Delays.
inkuvtitMAt ceaeerstsg rates.
X- JyEKTY. V. fit I. J- .
&zfm Ckriiii Texas.
?je Grande Railroad.
'V 27. J9fi6 at 12al A. M.
-jcr BrowMvitte 9.-lfl a. Hi.
jtstwesJVurt Isabel 103 a. m.
-V eaors ruMH nan p. si
tu grwroriSe 50 p. a.
.. CARPENTER ...
;t lf tbe dir. wade aioadt or bj
W. L. DAWSON
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ai-Law ana uujq Agi.
Coafltte Afe4rl of Starr
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1 Paraisn if 5..?"'!
JOHS BiRROUZET Prop.
--- Ire-ck sad Merjem dishes.
. fa'KKJ Cbap. Street can
- -nct 4ar 1c opera bouse.
The Artful Dodger.
Vwe-roor -elect Ta Caapbell
-i-- a.rcdv tottttd tkat a govcisor
;f Tcx bMtM be as artful
f visiube several
r'i on mzi'e; jetaijiag: to Vs
..taiect. hut dees aol ake
;r j a:.s . a Jet tbc papers bave
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- -Broiriiwood BuHe':2.
A rrj"3 isn't acccsearily an artist
usr be dram tbe color line.
Sc c ptoe display the hest of
--m their cowfsation .
OWNS BLUE LAWS
Original Connecticut Statutes That Pre-
sceribed Death a Cure-All. -
Louisville Ky. Recent an-
nouncement in a press report to
the effect that $5000 was paid for
a copy of the early laws of Con-
necticut known also as the "Blue
Laws" of Connecticut has brought
to light the possible fact that the
only other copy in existence is in
Mrs. C. E. Laverty mother of
Dr. E. C. Laverty secretary of
the Health Department is the
owner of the book. It has -oc
cupied a place in the library at her
home for the last fifty years.
"Many offers have been made
for tbe book" said Dr. Laverty
yesterday "in amounts ranging
from $10 to $200 but of course
they have been refused as the
book is not for sale. It is an exact
copy of the constitution or form
of civil government as adopted by
the towns of Windsor Hartford
and Withersfield and the Code of
1650 as confirmed by the General
Court of Connecticut having been
taken from the original records."
The following taken from the
book in the possession of Mrs.
Laverty will give one an idea of
the peculiarity of expression and
spelling as used in the early history
of this country:
1 If any man after legall
conviction shall have or worship
any other God but the Lord God
hee shall bee putto death. Deut.
12. 6-17. 2. Exodus 22. 20.
2 If any man or womati bee a
witch that is hath or consulteth
with a familliar spirritt they shall
hee put to death. Exodus 22. 13.
Levit 20 27. Deut 16 10 11.
3 If any person shall blaspheme
tbe name of God the Father Son-
ne or the Holy Ghost with direct j
express presumptious or high-
handed blasphemy or shall curse j
in the like manner hee shall bee
put to death. Exo. 21. 12 13.
14. Numb. 35 30 31.
13 If any child or children
abore 16 years old and of sufficient
understanding shall curs or smite
their natural father or mother hee
or they shall bee put to death;
unless it can be sufficiently testified
that the parents have beene very
unchristianly negligent in the
education of such children or so
provoke them by extreme and
cruel! correction that -they have
beea forced thereunto to preserve
themselves from death maiming.
iixo. ix l. l.evit. i3. ex. '
21. 15. .
Other laws not carrying out cap- j
jtal ptinisument mnicted rigorous
penalties for trivial offenses.
Life's most desirable pleasures
cost the least.
I. W. Harper Rye
"On Every Tongue."
Scientifically distilled; naturally aged; absolutely pure.
Best and safest for all uses.
Sold by T. CR1XELL & BR0
FmII Mime of 5. QraMelder
Kentucky Belle Dunn's Monogram Cane Spring Silver 3
Eg Brook and Woodford Co. the Great Sellers $
"5Sr H. h. WELLER Prop.
1 " I
LOW VACATION EATES
To all Resorts in the North and East in Effect Until
Electric Light and Fans
Cafe Observation Gars .
Fred Harvey Dinning Rooms
EVERYTHING JUST RIGHT
Write for Booklet and Full Information
C. W. STRAIN G. P. A. Fort Worth I
ifort and GonvesMeiice
LOW RATES for the !
Every day until September '30 round trip excursion rates to all
important resorts in the land including Chicago Kansas City Denver
St. Paul St. Iyouis.
Low one way and round trip rates to California daily; also to Port- $
and Spokane Helena and many intermediate points.
Homeseeker's round trip rates to Amarillo. Guymon Estancia
J Tuesdays and Saturdays.
SPECIAL BARGAINS ROUND TRIP
Denver Colo. Springs one fare Sept. 19 20; 21 22 account Pike
Atlanta Ga.. one fare plus $2 Oct. S and 9 account Homecomer's
J Excursions. J
Oklahoma City Hoo-Hoo Convention Sept. 7 8 9 one fare J
Toronto September 12 13 U Grand Lodge I. 6. O. F. one
fare plus $2. ' L
- Kansas City October 5 6 7. 8 9 Royal Live Stock Show
one fare plus $2. 5
J Write PHIL A. AUER 0. P. A. C. R. I. & G. Ry.Fort Worth Texas.
(THE SGINSET R06JTEs
Orer tlie Eoad of a Thousand
Wonders in California
Pines Equipment Oi! Burning Locomotives
Makes connection at New Orleans with Southern
Pacific Steamship Line for New York and Havana
Also rail connection to Memphis Atlanta Binn-
ing Chattanoga Cincinnati Chicago and all points
in the North and East. COO
venient and Coiifortable Route
Procure Pamphlets Publication and Pointers
from any Sunset Agent or write to .
I J ANDERSON. hffW
u iii & v n iij
Expert Horse Slioer and Wheelwright.
.Faulty Gaits Correcced.
Your patronage solicited
Shop bacti of Public Scltool
466 acrrs of laud 4 miles from
g?; La Horde Mayo
For particulars apply to
E. H. GOODRICH
OFFICE AM) SHOPi-fto. IS. Twelfth Slrtel.
P. H. Yasey
All Kinds and Classes of Work.
We are prepared to do
all kinds of Well and
Windmill Work. We
also Manufacture Sand
The public will find an extensive
assortment of Dry Goods Shoes
Hats Jewelry and Saddles it
prices without competition at
Las Dos Naciones
M. SAHUALLA (2b COMPANY
Front of Market.
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Wheeler, Jesse O. Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 123, Ed. 1, Friday, November 23, 1906, newspaper, November 23, 1906; Brownsville, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth147317/m1/3/: accessed December 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .