Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 173, Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 20, 1909 Page: 4 of 4
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That will make Texas Homes Beautiful and Profitable
Send For Descriptive Nursery Catalog
Grifflng's 4SSk Nurseries
THE DAILY HERALD
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 20 1909.
Hie Brownsville Business College
Students May Enter At Any Time
SMfaand Book-keeping Typewriting aM Commercial Brasches
COMBE BLDG. BROWNSVILLE. TEXAS
AMERICAN REPAIR CO.
TYPEWRITER REPAIRING A SPECIALTY
Cash Registers Adding Machines Phonographs Etc.
Made Good as New
PRICES REASONABLE SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
W. F. WRIGHT Proprietor.
Cor. Levee and llth Sts. Brownsville Texas
Wholesale fend Ret-aH DealeraJJfo
Shingles Doors and Blinds
layers of Hides Wools Skins and Prodace.
ON NEW ROAD
FORCES ORGANIZED AND CON-
STRUCTION WIIiIi BE PUSHED
Brownsville Undertaking Co.
UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING
MONUMENTS IRON FENCING
Archer dH Archer
Architects and General Contractors
Attention Given to Construction of Build-
ings Anywhere in the Rio Grande Valley
First National Bank Building :: :: :: :: Brownsville Texas
H. At Feld Commercial Co.
John Deere A$Ti ultural Imp nients
McConmck Ma h in try anl "Repairs
New Molirt- Wagons a.;d Vehicles
Charter Chk Skwes Ranges and Heaters
Chattanooga Reversible Disc Plows
Arof!?--ar. Field Fence Netting- & Barb Wire
Winch .-ui Loaded Shells and Ammunition
Tent. V :.g n Cover and Wagon Material
L'i;.. . Cfi ent Fire Brick and Wood
Oats. Com Chops Bran and Hay
I-H"I"H"H"K"i"H' K-:-MM-! I Ml X-Z-I-Z 'M M-M-H-H'
1 Frontier Lumber Co.
BEAUTIFUL WALL PAPER i
ever brought to Brownsville has been received by the
Equal to the finest and best in any large city. Latest 4.
styles. Designs to suit every room in the house.
Be sure to see these papers before ordering the
paper for your house. 4
T A. Kinder esa.. was a business ;
visitor at .MCAlien today.
r p nwson snent today in McAl-
len on business matters.
v. i r.nrti of ChaDin is a business
visitor in the city today.
w c Rimnn of ATcAllen is a busi
ness visitor in the city today.
n. a Rnriok of Hariineen is a
business visitor in the city today.
D. M. Jlorris of Mercedes spent to-
day in the city looking after business
Judge S. P. Silver of Mercedes
came down yesterday afternoon re-
turning home this morning.
rr Pierm "Wilson of Harlingen.
who has "been spending a few days in
the city returned home this morn-
ing after business interests here.
Charles W. Starck one of the busy
planters on the Indiana canal was
in tow ntoday attending to business
General Agent G. T. Porter of the
3tt. L. B. & M. road has gone to
Houston on a short business visit.
He will return tomorrow.
John J. Conway of Mission came
down yesterday afternoon and will
be in the city for several days look-
ing afte rbusiness interests here.
Geo. Cleveland Sr. of New Mexico
who is spending a few weeks in the
city and Geo. Cleveland Jr. chauf-
feur for Lon C. Hill left this morn
ing for Harlingen.
John Nicholson of Kingsville su-
perintendent of motive power for the
St. L. B. & M. --y. Company came
down last night and went up the
branch this morning.
Manager Stegman of the telephone
Company left today for McAllen and
will be absent several days attending
to matters in connection with the
long distance service of his company.
Geo. R. Sims the founder of Tar-
pon Beach and one of the promoters
or the Texas Tarpon Club who re-
cently returned from New York City
spent today in San Benito on busi-
ness. Mrs. Herbert Dreyer of Victoria
who has heen spending some time
visiting her mother Mrs. A. V. Ken-
edy of this city left yesterday for
home. Mrs. Kenedy accompanied her
daughter to Victoria and will spend a
month or more with her in the beau-
tiful little "City of Roses."
Among the many prominent visi-
tors now in the city are Mr. and Mrs.
G. D. Parks of Rogers Ark. who are
spending a few weeks here as guests
or Dr. and Mrs. H. V. Taylor. Mr.
Parks who is a prominent banker of
his city is here on a recreation trip.
Just now they are spending a few
days at Laguna Vista on a hunting
Busy Scenes at San Juan Junction of
Brownsville Road with San An-
tonio and Rio Grande Building
Material Arriving Other Items.
Now Drop Curtain. A new drop
curtain on which is painted a scene
ot Elizabeth street is being used at
the Celford Theater. The scene is
a very good one and any one familiar
with Elizabeth street will recognize
it at first glance. The painting was
done here in the city by a local Mexi-
To The Herald:
San Juan Texas Jan. 18. The
first track laying on tjifc San Antonio
and Rio Grande railroad was done
yesterday when Foreman Claypool
started his forces at work. Tics have
been placed in position for about a
mile up the grade and connections
are being made with the Browns-
ville road's side track at this end. Mr.
Claypool is rapidly getting his forces
and camp into working order and
will push construction rapidly.
Another car of track material was
received today. This makes about
25 cars now on hand and the track
work will soon tie our county capital
to the balance of the world with
those modern bonds of necessity rail-
Assistant Engineer Griflln has
pitched his camp near the railway
"wye" and has been busy for the
last few days putting in final centers
and grades for track work.
Work is progressing well on the
new depot. ContractorJones reports
that he will have his wood-work fin-
ished this week and the house will
then.be in hands of the painters.
Quantities of lumber and other
building materials are arriving
15 cars of stock lumber for the San
Juan yard having been unloaded In
the last thirty days.
Foreman McAuister of Box Bros.
well contractors has brought in a
good well ot water on Mr. Jones
property. He is now loading his well
rig to move to Brownsville where
his principals have several contracts
to fill for West Brorw'nsville citizens.
J. G. Botten has let the contract
for an additional building on his
lots near the depot.
Rev. W. W. Robertson paymaster
for the S. A. & R. G. railroad has
in contemplation the erection of a
cozy cottage for Mrs. Robertson and
the little fellows.
Parties were here the last day or
so and selected a site for the erection
of a good bakery. This is something
we will greatly appreciate.
Work is progressing nicely on the
two buildings tor stores on the north
E. J. Gregory or the San Juan
Company is expected back this week
from Fort Collins Col. where he
went on business and also to spend
the holidays with his family.
Our pioneer merchant R. L. Sav-
age who has been quite ill for sever-
al days is now convalescing and will
soon resume his place at his store.
F. W. Maule of the Chapin Lum-
ber Company was driving around our
town last Sunday accompanied by
Mrs. Maule and little Miss Maule.
E. C. Umland manager or the H.
D. Taylor Lumber Company made a
flying trip to Chapin and returned on
his wheel today on business for his
company. He reports work as pro-
gressing nicely on his company's of-
fice and lumber sheds at Chapin.
C. S. Palm of the Donna country
spent several days in our place look-
ing over the situation with a view
or investing in town lots Tor himseir
and some friends from his neighborhood.
nTk find that Grow
PLANT KOW. Oar se- hate broken all te-
eoids for reliability. Steepler Quality is famous
roars or Sont&em rod telling to I'lanttnr.
Trnekers anil Florists places 09 In a position to
KJiOW. Airaira Wnlte. Red. Crimwn ana all
varieties of Clover. Halrr Vetches. Oats Barley.
Hye all farm Seeds. Cabbage Carrot Lettuce
Kohlrabi and all Truck garden seeds. Bulbs
Shrubs nose Bushes and plants of all kinds:
Flower Seeds ot all kinds; Citrus Trifoliate Seed
and beediings. Fruit Trees (order now). Budded
1'ecans Orange Trees etc. Write ua for Immense free catalogue B.
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ASK CENTRAL FOR NO. 217
and hare your Oysters delivered at your residence fresh irsm Port Layaca every
Thursday and Saturday. Also a complete assorirneni of Toys Mexican Curios
Pottery Drawn Work Etc. C. GALBERT. Near the Ferry.
St. Joseph's College For Boys
Special Primary and Preparatory Training Under Personal Care of the
Excellent Discipline Enforced by Kindness. We refer you to patrons as to satis-
factory results attained in this school. Fall term opens Sept. 1. For catalogue or
particulars address ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE Brownsville Texas.
yes we have it and when you buy lard from us we do not charge
for the pail that is you can return the pail and get a rebate.
The famous B. & 0. brand of fard is put tsp in 3 5 M and 20 lb. pails
and we guarantee it to give entire satisfaction. And by the way we have
excellent meat of ail kinds.
BERNSTEN & OBERLE Proprietors
SHINGLES DOORS SASH ETC.
Give Us a Trial Before You BUY
WE CAN PLEASE YOU
Office Lower Levee St.
Yard West Brownsville
Gulf Coast Apartments
.MRS. A. ALIMAN PROPRIBKDjagg
Special Attention Given to Homeseekers
Strictly First-Class Accommodations
Ose Block From Mi Her Hotel. Pfeoae 160
Exclusive Agents (or Nueces Cameron Hidalgo and Star Counties Texas
GUILLIAUME AUTOMOBILE COMPANY
Vu. CBIUIAUMK. Manager A. B. ROSEKHBIMBR. Asst. !ter
eo" Motor Car
Give us Vour Orders for Supplies and Assessories
Correspondeace Solicited Demonstration by appourtwest
The Model Laundry
is now in good running order and prepared to produce any
kind of laundry vork in efficient manner.
We launder your household linen at very low prices
and do the work better than you can do it at home.
Ask for Special Linen List. Goods called for and delivered the seme day
Phone No- 1.
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WHALE OIL SOAP
PUTEGNAT DRUG STORE H
ESTABLISHED - - - i860
Complete line of Drugs Toilet Articles and High
Prescriptions a Specialty
GEO. M. PUTEGNAT Proprietor
Successors to J. T. PUTEGNAT &. BRO
La Donna Canal Co. Hailam Colonization Co. Sales Agents $50 Per Acre.
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Wheeler, Mrs. Jesse O. Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 173, Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 20, 1909, newspaper, January 20, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth147904/m1/4/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .