Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 243, Ed. 1, Saturday, April 13, 1907 Page: 4 of 4
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I Just Arrived
Most up-todate Line of
Men's Spring Clothing
in the City at
VALUE OF WIND BREAKS.
(Continued from Page'One.)
THE TRUCK GROWERS' PARADISE
A Depot in the Truck" Farm
On the Main Irrigation Canal
The Garden Spot in the Brownsville Country
See any Land Agent in BfCwnsville
FRONTIER LUMBER CO.
Sells Sash. Doors Blinds Paints and
All Kindsfof BuiMers' Supplies tk
iAIso Complete Line of WALL PAPER and Other In-
terior Decorations. Represents Four Leading
Wall Paper Manufacturers
i Commer'cial Co. I
Groceries Feed Shelf and
Heavy Hkrdware Crockery
.Glassware and on-Breakable
Hnameled War-e Oils
Paints Window Glass Car
riage and Wagon Material
Lime and Cement Stude-
baker Buggies Wagons
Charter Oak Stoves j
Old "JOE GIDEON" Pure Rye
Awarded Gold Medals:
St. LouisIMoM 1904 Portland Oregon 1905
SOLD ONLY 3Y
T. Grixell & Bro.
V. L. Crixell
LA FRO N T E R 1 Z A
JOSE BESTEIR.O Sb BR.O.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
Dry Goods Notions Shoes Hats Ready Made Clothing
Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods and Jewelry
Besides it is of most striking:
beauty and will add a very valuable
semi-tropic touch to the landscape.
Still again it does not xob the ad
jacent orchard or soil like any
other tree especially theeucalyptus.
More hardy varieties should be
used further north . A double row
setting 10x10 feet is always
better and if one is eucalyptus and
the other the north one is one
of the conifers adapted to this
cjjuute; such as the Monterey
pine or cypress th? most ideal
windbreak will be secure.
Still hardier would be a belt of
double row of Texas cedar tall-
growing arbor vitae or Japanese
privet. The latter would be par-
ticularly adapted all over South
Texas. It grows well with little
or mo water is evergreen quite
rapid in growth and hardy. I
know of specimens in Mexico tha
are four feet in diameter at 18
years with only 10 inches of rain-
fall. Olives hackberry inesquite
salt cedar and various other trees
are suggested to plant for wind-
breaks but they are either of too
Slow or too recumbent growth to
give best results.
It should fee remembered that a
solid obstruction is not at all
essential to secure satisfactory pro-
tection. Indeed a half-solid obsta-
cle is preferable for while it
allows enough circulation through
to prevent a descending rush of
air as occurs back of a solid wall
yet the heavy sweeping currents
are deflected upwards and away.
And this obstruction must be high
enough and close enough together
to hinder the gale from dipping to
the ground between them.
The distance of the belts .apart
as recommended will give adequate
protection while these "trees are
young. Latere whctl they are 100
feet or so high it will probably be
found practical to dispense with
every second belt.
ACTrjAI PROFIT THEREFKOM.
It will be found that where the:
eucalyptus is used the timber and
fuel that can be made by careful
cultivation from year to year will
many times repay the entire cost.
of 'artificial windbreaks is incon
siderable as the trees need not be
nearer than ten feet and the same
care given other cropsshould keep
them in growing condition.
ESPECIALLY NEEDING WINDBREAKS
are all citrus fruits and indeed all
fruits to expect fair unblemished
fruit as well as for "norther" pro
tection. Truck is not .less bene-
fitted for besides the mechanical
injury mentioned there is the loss;
of moisture which is very much
greater than normal where th
wind always dry in March and
April gets unobstructed sweep at
the then succulent tender crops.
Powerful aid to successful pro-
fitable fruit truck and general soil
.culture will be given the mau who
secures good windbreaks either by
planting or by saving what is
bountifully bestowed by nature
or still better by both means.
. Harvey C. Stii.es
Horticultural "Manager St. L.
B. & M. Ry.
Why He Was There.
-Mrs. Hetty Green in an inter
view in New York condemned the
excesses of modern society.
"And with all these excesses"
she said with all these swimming
parties' and monkey dinners and
horse teas what is the result?
"A fashionable hostess greeted
a young man at a dance.
" 'So glad to see you" she said
'but where is your brother? Why
didn't he come too?'
" 'He couldn't' the young man
explained. 'Only !one of us could
come. So we tossed 'Up for it.'
" 'Tossed up! How delightful!'
cried the hostess. 'Andyouwon?'
"The young man yawned. : and
" 'No I lost.' "
A girl doesn't have torbe an ex-
pert at archery to draw a six-foot
THE DAILY HERALD.
SATURDAY APRIL 13 197
Tonight fair; Sunday increasing
cloudiness warmer fresh norther-
ly to easterly winds.
The Herald Will Issue a Folder.
The Herald has for some time had
in view the publication of ah illustrated
folder or booklet advertising " Grenter
Brownsville" and the resources of the
Brownsyjlle country. It will be hand-
somely gpttja up published on fine
book paper and illustrated with a num-
ber of half-tone cuts showing the lead-
ing buildings here.anrj views of interest
jn this section
It Is expected that the leading busi-
ness men and promoters of various' en
terprises in this section will subscribe for
these folders in hundred lots or more
the advertisement of each individual or
firm being printed on the back of the
number of folders subscribed for. Sev-
eral of our leading real estate firms have
agreed to take a large number of these
folders and it is expected that others
will patronize the enterprise with equal
liberality. Fuller explanations will be
published shortly and a canvass made
among our citizens to secure subscrip-
tions to these pamphlets which will be
an advcrtiseinent of a very high order
for Brownsville and the lower Rio Grande
Wise (2b Newman
S. P. Silver came down from
Mercedes last night.
Prof. Harvey C. Stiles came
down from Kingsville last night.
J. W. Hoit returned to the Lo-
mito Ranch in Hidalgo county to-
day. Hon. John I. Kleiber left today
for San Diego to attend district
Miss Teresa Champion Came up
from the Point - yesterday after-
noon. Semp Russ; esq. returned to his
home at San Antonio today after
a brief visit here.
C. W. King of New Lexington
Ohio has been here several days
on a prospecting tour.
R. W. Holbert of Arcadia Tex
as arrived last night on a visit to
the famous Brownsville csuntry.
A. W. Amthor returned last
night from Santa Maria where he
has been doing some surveying.
Rev. Dr. Burress the Baptist
pastor left today for Taft to fill a
pulpit appointment there tomor
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. King and
W. J. Hodges substantial planters
of Olmito were in town today do-
ing some shopping.
Hardy W. Adams general
freight agent of the Brownsville
road came down last night join-
ing Mrs. Adams and Miss Yoakum
here. The entire party returned
to Corpus Christi today.
John X. Bruce Mr. and Mrs .
Sam'l W. Hughes and Mrs- Jas.
Berry of St. Louis who came on
the last excursion and who have
been spending several days at
Mercedes came in by last night's
train. The. party went to the
Point today to stay until Monday.
The Brownsville Grocery Co.
The Best on
W.H.CLAY Proprietors K. H. McDAVITT
J W. HANCOCK
'Finest Assbrtmnent of Furniture Ever Brought toj
Brownsville and must be Seen to be Appreciated.!
"Everything in the Furniture Line at Right Prices'
Iron Beds Davenports Dining Room
Suites and in Fact Anything in the House-
furnishing Line can be found at Hancock's
J. S. & M. H. CROSS
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Dry Goods Booths (lb Shoes
Winchester Arms Ammunition
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Lumber Shingles Doors Sah
Binds and Builders' Hardware
BROWNSVILLE TEX. MATAMOROS MEX.
W. H. Rowell one of the set-
tlers of the new town of Sebastian
spent yestreday in Brownsville re-
turning home today. Mr. Rowell
is engaged in the mercantile busi
ness at Sebastian having opened a
general store there.
Owing to the absence of the pas-
tor. Rev. Dr. Burress there wil 1
be no services at the Baptist church
tomorrow except Sunday School
which will be held at the usual
Cleaning Pressing Dyeing
Hats Cleaned and Reblocked Hot aid
. Cold Baths in Connection.
An Answered Prayer.
"I sent my little girl" writes i
correspondent ''to the butcher
with 50 cents to buy some steak.
She came home 10 cents short in
change and was sent back for the
missing coin. Presently the butch-
er's boy called with the dime and
explained that his employer had
found out his mistake although
they had seen nsthing of my little
girl- Time went on and I felt
anxious until I heard her singing
merrily in the garden. 'Did you go
back to the butcher's?' I asked.
j 'No mother; it is such a long way?
't so I asked God to send the dime.
jHas it not come yet?' " Ex.
i Harriman says Roosevelt called
i n him to raise money to help save
I the Republicans from defeat.
Roosevelt says Harriman is another.
! Its a very pretty quarrel but no
'funeral of the democrats. Cuero
; A Rock Island man had four
acres in cabbage this winter and
Isold $400 worth therefrom. And
: yet some people say that trucking
as a paying proposition is a dead
j issue in Southwest Texas. Hal-
lets ville Herald.
Nature atust have made a mis-
. take when she provided the rooster
with a comb and no hair.
Complies with all requirements of the NatioaJ Pure Food Law Guarantee No. 204 1 filed at Washington.
.. paceags one poun
"We dined in some of the
'finest hotels and restaurants but
did not find anv coffee to excel
in quality Arbuckles'ARIOSA."
That is what one lady writes and
" millions of others prove they believe '
by using more Arbuckles' ARIOSA
Coffee than all die other packaged
coffees in the United States put
The fact that Arbuckles
ARIOSA Cdfee costs less and
..has stated the health and taste of
; Host American peopk for oyer
37 years ought to induce every-
hody to at least sample it
. The dtees hide many country sn&
and "boys who seaeuy sigh for a
cup ot good coffee Gfce " mc&er' made.
"Mother" probably used the old
oripHal " Arbuckles'" the &st routed
See that you get the sealed
d full weight.
ing the name ARBUCKLES
ARIOSA COFFEE and the- r
signature of Arbuckle Brothers
1-1 . t '
wrucn enuuc3 you 10 presents.
That is the genuine article no matter
where you buy it or what price you py
Same old Coffee same old firm.
M your grocer YAJnt supply write t-
ARBUCKLE BROS J
New YOftfc OKY j
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Wheeler, Jesse O. Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 243, Ed. 1, Saturday, April 13, 1907, newspaper, April 13, 1907; Brownsville, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth147431/m1/4/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .