Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 263, Ed. 1, Wednesday, May 5, 1909 Page: 4 of 5
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W Eagancf Cbapin was
the city today.
Sir. and Mrs. C. L. Dilts of Donna
were visitors in the city today.
S. T. Cooper and Dr. ilcMIllan of
Sam Fordyce were visitors in the city
Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Angle of Sinton
were among the many visitors in the
A. T. Rose of Harlingen came down
on the branch last night and spent
today in the city.
Misses Lillian and Olive Vertrees
of Run are among the many visitors
In the city today.
Prof. D. Hemphill of Isabel -came
down on the train last night and
spent today in the city.
R. H. Terrell of Mercedes connect-
ed with the Mercedes Enterprise was
a visitor in the city today.
JErs. R. Miller. A. M. Deyo and
Henry Kring of Lyford are among the
numerous visitors in the city today.
Lawyers R. B. Creager and A. I.
Hudson are among those- attending
district 'court at Rio Grande this
Maj. J. J. Wheadon who has been
in charge of the hotel at Mission is in
the city for a short stay having re-
signed the position of manager of
Editor Frank Dickson of the Re-
fugio Review came down on the ex
cursion last night not to see the
bull fight .of course but merely for
the purpose of reporting it for the
Joe Kring of Lyford one of
Brownsville's star baseball players
came down last night to play in the
series of games against Bay City the
first of which was played this morn-
ing. Judge Jas. B. Wells returned last
night from "Victoria and left this
morning for Rio Qrande City to at-
tend to some business in connection
with the district court now in session
at thp latter place; -
F. B. Sechrist the popular travel-
ing representative of E. H. Caldwell's
hardware house of Corpus Christi
was in town yesterday leaving the
BEST COUNTRY FOR
TRUCK AND JFRUITS
bvsixess max's view of val
Orcanlists Coming From California
Cal- Valley Superior to Pacific
Coast St. L. B. 3L R. R. Giving
"There is no country In the world
today possessed of greater possibili-
ties than the" Lower Rio Grande "Val
ley" said George L. Fitch a promin-
ent citizen of San Benito who was in
Houston yesterday on business. "As
a truck growing proposition it has
jjroved to be the best so far found in
the United States. As a fruit propo-
sition you have but to take a trip
through the country to see plenty of
evidences of prosperity alone this
line. The Vineyards near Mercedes are
weighed down with grapes and they
are less than 2 years old. Oranges
may De seen m various sections in
all stages of maturity from the snow
white blossom to the ripened yellow
fruit. Orch&rdists from California
are locating here and declare the
Lower Rio Grande Valley to be supe
rior to anything met with on the Pa
"Several truck growers in our sec-
tion will grow rich this year as a
result of the bountiful yield of their
lands and the high prices their pro-
ducts will bring in Northern markets.
The management of the St. Louis
Brownsville and Mexico railroad is
cooperating with the farmers in a
most hearty manner and the train
service is all that could be asked.
The promptness with which cars are
furnished and forwarded is a huge
factor in getting the products early
to market." Houston Post.
- Buy and Sell All Kinds of
Hay Grain and Feedstuffs
Wholesale and Retail
Field and Garden Seeds
Large and Small Lots
"Ruskin's Contributions to English
Thought" afforded a most interesting
topic for the consideration of The
Learners at the meeting Saturday
afternoon which was held with Miss
The paper with the above heading
was the work of Miss Brulay and
was a very well written and instructive
Ruskm s efforts for the elevation of
society were dwelt upon and the
First National Bank
OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
Capital $100000 Surplus and Undivided Profits $54000
Jas. A. Browne President
E. C. Forto 2d Vice Pres.
S. L. Dworman 1st Vice Pres.
A. Ashheim Cashier
J. A. Browne
S. L. Dworman
A . Ashheim.
J. B. Wells.
E. C. Forto
W. F. Sprague
i ' (
Professional and Business Cards
A. W. HILGE.R
Office Over Eagle Drag Store
E. fi. Goodrich & Son
City Property and Country Prop
erty in bmall Tracts
CAMERON COUNTY ABSTRACT CO.
Save the Expense of a Civil Engineer
B0STR0M'S IMPROVED FARAi LEVEL
K simple Isstrnmect for Ifljrioz oct Irrigation Ditches. Laterals. Drainage Sys-
tems Etc Caa be used by any me. Price within reach of all.
Call on or address
A. DITTMANN Agent
Hours 10 a. a. t 1 p. m. Electric Theatre Broirasvltle Texas
same day for points up the Hidalgo ! tlcaK ch."er off h's ldeaf; as
brenrh i comPared with those of other writers
A. Lissner II. E. Horn. V. Riley
Burt Glover C. P. Dawson J. L.
Bradley Harry May. F. W. Reneger
and J. H. January 'of McAllen are
among the pleasure seekers in the
C P. Frieman J. B. Pierce Josh
Pierre Solf Mrs. J. A. Williams Mrs.
M. Kendall and Dan Kendall compose
a party from Blessing who came down
last night to attend the bull fight in
i "Other writers" Miss Brulay
( showed "have talked about the
regeneration of modern society
etc. but never gave one practical
lesson nor founded associations for
i mutual help. Ruskin toiled like a
curate lecturing and counselling the
needy caring for their bodies and
The discussion following this paper
was participated in with interest by
Coleman Land Sb Improvement Co.
Will Clear Fence Cultivate and Develop Sugar Caue and Citrus Fruit
lands Under Contract for a Series of Years at a Stipulated Price Per
Acre Per Year.
San Benito and Brownsville Texas
D. B CHAPIN
R. J. Swear ingen
CHAPIN Hidalgo Co. TEXAS
Frank V. Kibbe
R. E. Holland
Ass'I U. S. Attorney
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Will do a general prac-
tice in all Federal and
State Courts. Special
attention given to Land
Kibbe & Holland
Dr. F. C. SIZELAN
Somnoform for PAINLESS Extraction
PUENTE BUILDING Phone 225
PutegMt Building. Notary in Office
AMERICAN GROCERY CO.
Retail Dealers In
J. S. Scott R. E. Gibson. S. E. meeting. Each contributed some cur-
Oibson. A. B. Hawkins F. F. Dren rent event of note in response to roll
Mrs. C. A. Coulter Mrs. Spencer and call.
"Miss Coulter compose a party from The club adjourned to meet next
Klngsville that came down last night Saturday with Mrs. Emmett K. Good-
to atteUu the bull fight today in Mata- rich.
Inspector in charge of the Browns-
ville District of the immigration serv-
ice. H. G. Dubose returned last night
from Alice where he was called on
account of the death of his father F."
H. Dubose who died there last Fri-
day at the age of 74 years.
O E. Walter S. J. Rowc Bill Sha-
fer E. E. Dustin Airs. M. Dustin C.
D. I!-ed. Chas. J. Ditmiler Roy P.
Conv ay. Virginia Dunlap and Major
Vk'he- don are among the number from
Mission that came down on the
branch lust night to attend the bull
fight this afternoon.
.1 V. Robinson of El Dorado. Kan
sas one of the most noted breeders
of line horses in the United States is
spending a few days in the city reg-
istered at the San Carlos Hotel. ' The
renowned Percheron horses which cap-
tured all of the highest awards at the
St. Louis World's Fair uere bred by
W. O. Boney. Miss Annie Boney
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Freeman Leo
Morre. Albert Read P. Gaines. T. S.
Hightower. T. W. Vest J. J. Le Tulle
C. Brighton. P. M. Thomson C R.'
Bell and A. W. Benedict of Bay City
came down last night to root for
the Bay City ball team this morning
in the game against Brownsville and
incidentally to attend the bull fight.
A. G. Sterne esq.. formerly of Rio
Grande City who now resides at
Matagorda is a visitor in town today
hang come down on the excursion.
Mr. Sterne some years ago re
nounced the law to engage in the
banking business at Matagorda and
is now at the head of a prosperous
private bank there. His old Rio 1
Grande friends are happyto see him j
E. A. Wright. A. T Woodland. Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Allen Miss Dora Perk-
ins. Miss Doncet. Mrs. E. A. Her-
ring. Geo. Pierce E. A. Herring Miss
Wright Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Cut-
tings. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Chapman.
Judge nd Mrs. S. P. Silver and child
"Wm. Guilliaume A. B. Rosenbaum
Mr .and Mrs. H. Appel Miss Maher
T. F. Boyd and J. J. Wood are among
the number from Mercedes who came
dow n on the branch last night for the
"Cinco de Mayo" celebration in Mata-
Browns What did our wife say
about you being out late the other
night? Jmes Nothing at all. She
just sat down at the piano and played
'Teil me the old old story." Tit-
The club year is now drawing to a
close and there will be only a few
more meetings before the summer va-
cation. It is proposed to conclude
the year's work with an outing at
some point in the country.
Call Us Up.
between 12th and 13th Sts.
"He lets his -wife do just as she
pleases." "Nothing startling about
that." "Xo; but he does it without
an- argument." Louisville Courier-
Journal. 3Iade Poor Men Rich.
The wonderful development in the
Rio Grande Valley has made million-
aires of men distressingly "land
poor" five years ago. The develop-
ment is still in progress and may en-
rich some of the rest of us if we man-
age properly. Corpus Christi Herald.
E. II. GOODRICH. President
JOHN McALLEN Vice President
J. G. FERNANDEZ. Cashier
J. GREGG. Asst. Cashier
Merchants' National Bank
Gapital and Surplus $150000.00
U. S. Government Depositary
The Only Lumber Yard
In the Rio Grande Valley With Its Lumber
South Texas Lumber Company
. . .
This is a picture of Elhvood hog fence
than of all other makes combined.
strands of plain barbed wire it puts up a fence that
1.1 . i i i ii t i -i i
-y-r-rM mreiy pig-ugnt ana win aiso turn large siock.
More of this style is used
In connection with several
For Sa!e by
Raymontlville Lumber Co.
Lumber Hardwa.-. Implements
and Ranch Supplies
JAMES B. WELLS
Attorney at Law
Successor to Powers & Maxan. Powers & Wells.
Wells & Rentfro. Wells. Rentfro & Hicks. Wells.
Stayton A Kleberc.
I buy and sell real estate and investigate land
titles. A complete abstracted all titles of record
in Cameron County. Texas.
Practice in all state and federal courts when
land litigation and corporation practice.
SEND BROKEN WATCHES TO
R. L. LACKNER.
All Work Guaranteed Prompt Delivery
Also a Complete Use of
Watches Clocks Spectacles Jewelry Etc
Plans and Specifications Fur-
nished on Short Notice
E. M. CARD
MAPS. PLANS and ESTIMATES
Canal Land Sub-Division and Railroad
Write or Phone. CHAPIN. TEXAS
RHODE ISLAND RED
$1.00 For 15
B. B. Susanka P. O. Box 22
For Sale Cheap
For cash good business lo
cation in San Benito lots
Nos. 6 7 and 8 Block No. 27.
Call or address
P. O.lBox 176
Brownsville - - Texas
All Kinds of
Corner 14th and Elizabeth Streets
Telephone No. 190
Estimates Furnished :: Phone 28
A. W. CUNNINGHAM
Attorney at Law
Ofiice Practice Only
! Brownsville Texas
10 Blooded Poland-China Hogs
including 2 fine sows 1 boar and
large pigs eating size. Will sell
cheap. Address Box 241 Browns-
ville. . 4-13-12
(Formerly the Rjuby Saloon
is now installed in its new quarters in the Kirk Building.
' Everything modern and
Fine Wines Liquors and Cigars always on band
Look for the saloon with the Green Front
C. C. CONSIDINE Manager
RCHER. m ARC!
Architects and General Contractors
l-ffHWIIIUMl'"' I'll' UUJJ. J.J1 ..WIUIHIIJIII.I HU-IW I .HI. 1.1 I !L J..L
Attention Given to Construction of Build-
ings Anywhere ia the Rio Grande Valley
First National Bank Building :: :: :: :: Brownsville Texas
La Donna Canal Co. Hallarn Colonization Co. Sales A tents $50 Per Acre
fY. WE HAVE AX OFFICE AT DOXXA OVEX AT AIiL TI5IES AXD TEAMS AT TOUR DISPOSAL FOIt A FOJO. AXD COMPLETE INVESTI GATION OP THIS PROPERZY.
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Wheeler, Mrs. Jesse O. Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 263, Ed. 1, Wednesday, May 5, 1909, newspaper, May 5, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth147994/m1/4/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .