Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 273, Ed. 1, Monday, May 17, 1909 Page: 2 of 4
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Monday May 17.
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oy Brownsville Herald Publishing Co.
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THE HROWXSVILLK DAILY HERALD
M. J. SIa.tt.-ry
Mrs. Jesse O. Wheeler
Official County and City Journal.
Sons.-p.'.M. : ii. ! 33 wit': the Daily
Cos-.oi'olit.r- v'r.!'-'1 - I'Ubl.shcd
.i S 1. ..TPTIOX.
'-tOste-' -very evening
iny daily by mail postpaid
to f 1. :tr "i :s I ailed Statts
Mesho or Cuba or delivered by
"arri ir; pmi oi Biov. nsville.
Texas or Matataoros Mexico.
Or. oi one year. . .$6.00
oct -ot.-. six months. 3.00
Wc-el.ij "hlished Saturday by
ii rt. to any point in the
d "tai" or Mexico.
rnf .'O' v stx months 75
Oni' op-- rne year .... SI. 50
-.. rpt ihr'-e ninths... .50
VI. niior.p Invariably due and
' .(hi -ii advance.
''.' i rate on application
Lion and Bull
Fight No Bueno
Monday May Ii. 1909.
failed. The hardest heart must have
pitied this poor beast as it stood there
with protruding tongue bleeding
from the mouth neck and shoulders
scorched from the cruel fireworks and
covered with blood from his wounds.
with blood running in rivulets to
tfce ground eigiit banderiilos dang-
ling from his neck and ouiy the hilt
of a three-foot sword left as an evi-
dence of where the cursed steel hud
T!uwed its way into his tortured body.
Ii inde.-d ir nted a horrible spec-
tacle. Another thrust was required
: or put the poor besst out of his tor-
ture. - i
This matador was very punky. He
surely must hae Wmn air amateur.
He was hissed and hissed by the sun-ny-siders.
The fourth bull was rather lame .
and would not charge the horses at''
first. This bull was a jumper too
and preferred the outside of the pen. i
He was finally goaded into fighting '
however and did his work vreiJ. -He
hooked the first horse in the chest
and evidently reached his heart. The
blood rushed from the wound in tor-
rents and the horse bled to death in
full view of the spectators. The sec
ond picador managed to keep the bull
"E are earnestly striving to
encourage the young peo
ple to start a reserve fund by
putting some money in the bank
each week because we know
the value of such a good habit.
$1 or more will start the account
4 per cent interest paid on Savings Deposits.
WHOLESALE DEALERS ?N
Canned Goods Flour Etc.
Winchester Arms and Ammunition
BROWNSVILLE TEX. MATAMOROS MO.
le and Fanc
'Bank &.' Ti ust Co J 1
Country Orders Given
Premium Depot for
American Tobacco Co.
See Our Premiums
Full Line High Grade
I FRESH STOCK
- public officials should not object ! from reaching his horse. A bander- J-H-J-. -HMI'TvvvvvH -ri' r
to criticism but should rather vel-' "f1"" iaceu iwo uai-1 y
' : npnllnc in TnA null c norlr nnrl nffflp tH
Xono are nerfect and it is !. ' . ... . .L
uuiue u. .xuue yciic.. a toin so iIlmnil -thn fpnne. Tho hull
a wholesome thing to be told of one's j started after him and jumped the
fence too but too late to eaten his
errors or shortcomings occasionally.
If criticisms be unjust they are eas-
ily answered and if based upon ac-
tual deficiencies inN the conduct of
public affairs by the officials at whom
they are directed they should stimu-
late the officials to attempt to rem-
edy the evils pointed out. Very often
it is true critics are captious and in-
clined to be too severe in raking pub-
lic officials over the coals. Too often
the critics may be found to belong to
the political party in opposition to
the officials whom they criticise. But.
taken as a general thing it must be
admitted that the administration of
public affairs almost everywhere
shows defects which may be criticised
with benefit to the public weal. Con-
gresses legislatures county commis-
sioners' courts and city councils ev-
erywhere pass laws that are open to
objections commit acts that deserve
criticism. ' If no one ever pointed out
these defects they might never be
remedied. The servants of the people
instead of being thin skinned and
growing indignant if a taxpayer dare
to say that they should or should not
do so and so should welcome honest
criticism and should endeavor to see
whether there arc any grounds for it
before growing augry and saying ugly
things about their critics. The people
pay the bills for public service and
re entitled to say what they think
about what they receive for their
money. At the same time it would
be oniy just for the critics to note the
good work done by public officials
as well. as to point out their faults.
Criticism does not necessarily mean j
tormentor. After going through the K i
same ordeals as his predecessors ex- :
Screen Doors Galvanized Wire .f-
The Herald regrets that it "cannot
give space to the communication
signed A Six Montus lUesident or
to those of "J. G." and "Pro Bono
Publico" as none of them is accom-
panied by the name of the writer.
Anonymous communications are
never accepted by reputable newspa-
pers. All articles intended for pub-
lication must be signed by the author
though the name need not be pub-
lished if the author wishes it with-
held. The Herald would much pre-
fer however that any article contri-
buted to its columns which contains
criticisms or suggestions relative to
' public matters should be published
over the signature of the author.
Everyonc who has an idea to advance
which he or she believes to be for
the public good should be willing to
shoulder the responsibility for it.
An honest outspoken critic will not
fear to stand up openly for his opin- j
ions and that kind of criticism will '
do more good than that which mas- j
querades under a nom de plume.
cepting the fireworks he was finally
taken to tho butcher shop.
The Lion and liull Fight (?)
And now for the thrilling (?) ex-
perience of an African (?J lion vs.
an El Chorro bull. -
It was C.10 American time when
preparations began for this event.
The iron cage which was round was
about IS feet in diameter and had
been placed in the center of the ring
on Saturday. The bull was the first
to enter the cage. A long rope was
placed around his horns and ho was
pulled up to the entrance of the cage.
The door was small and at first it
was difficult to get him to enter as
his horns would catch in the bars.
They finally succeeded in getting his
head in and with a dozen Mexicans
tugging on the rope and a couple of
husky attendants pushing on the rear
end. they finally succeeded in forcing
him in and held him tightly in his
"corner." Xext the lions were rolled
into the ring in a small cage. There
were two a lion and a lioness. The
sunny-siders became frantic when the
two lions were placed in the cage.
They thought there would be high do
The bull was mad clear through.
He first said howdy to the lioness
caught her on his hooks and sent her
spinning into the air. She evidently
had been up agaiiist this game before
and used every precaution to avoid
him. The bull then very cordially
said good evening to the king of
beasts and gave him a toss which
turned him over and over before he
came down. The non did not relish
this and tried to get away. The lions
evidently believing that in union
there is strength huddled together
snarling and growling. The lion was
bleeding at the mouth and his left
foreleg was badly lacerated. But the
bull didn't care a jot for their growls
and proceeded once more to tear
things up. He sailed into the lion
and pegged him into the air. The
victim came down with a thud and re-
mained perfectly motionless. Every-
one thought he was killed but he
finally arose and returned to the side
of the cage. AH this time the bull
fighters were poking and prodding i
the bull and the lions to make them
fight. But what's the use of saying I
more.' It can be summed up in a few
words: The lions positively did not
want to scrap and in fact did not
even have the courage to protect j
luemseives. iney eviuentiy nau
fought or been fought by bulls before
and knew what was coming. It was
a farcf nure and sinrnle. I
The crowd soon began to file out and
the small boys had their inning sur-
rounding the cage until driven 'from
After the arena was cleared the at
tendants tried to get the bull out. i
Jt was only after much coaxing that
he came and it was really amusing
to see the exit the attendants made.
The gate was opened and the bull
finally walked through. And thus
ended the much-advertised thrill
ing (?) lion and bull fight.
Cloth Bronze Wire Cloth 16Mesh
AOUA PI IRA V.
Frontier Lumber Co.
Irrigated Lands for Sale
Adjoining the City of Brownsville.
First ClaSS Canal Furnishing water at cost on the
cooperative plan. Sugarcane Alfalfa Corn Truck Fruits Etc.
See the famous PALM GR.OVE
CUNNINGHAM m ERNEST
Offices Brownsville and Harlingen Texas
Lower Rio Grande and Gulf Coast lands improved farms under irrigation
colonization tracts any size. We have 4 1 acres at Chicago Gardens partly
improved at a bargain. Also 200 acre farm near Brownsville under irri-
gation all in cultivation. "The price is the Thing."
Why not drink pure water when it can be obtained at a
trifling expense? We will deliver to any place within the
city limits a five-gallon bottle (crated) of absolutely pure
distilled water for 25c. This watei is the condensed steam
? used only for heating pipes in our drying room and ironing
y machine and is the very best water to be obtained.
V Give it a trial and you will use no other.
it Phrm Mr i The Model Laiindpv
g - v..w . - J
O. P. ARCHER Proprietor
Everything New. Hot and Cold Baths.
First-Class Service. Rates $2.00 per day
Fresh Shipment of
i : Delicious
Cheap for Cash
Mrs. Wm. Home
Cafe in Connection
Corpus went -down like oysters be-
fore our gentlemanly ball sluggers.
Brownsville now looks to us like a
mess of chile con carne. Kingsville
You'll find the Brownsville hoys
peppery enough. You can gamble on
"Brownsville Tex. May 14 1909.
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I HKS I I
y. B. SCOTT General Manager
Triccntennial of Pilgrims' Landing.
Boston has launched a project for
a great worlds fair in 1920 to com-
memorate the three hundredth anni-
versary of the landing of the Pilgrims
J and the founding of New England.
iThe Herald with great enthusiasm
I takes up the movement and says: "In
j 1920 sixteen -years will have passed
j since the preceding great exposition
! in this country that of St. Louis
which commemorated the Louisiana ti- iui 141
ipurchaae; twenty years win ha- Ueneral Hardware and A;ncu tura mnlements
passed since the preceding great expo- ' 3 ""r1"
I sition in Europe tiiat or .Paris in
Members of Branch No. 919 Catholic t0Q snortiIlor ls the ann0uncenwnt too
Browosvilfe Hardware Company
Leading Retailer and Distributor ;
Knights of America Brownsville
I-am thankful to you for the one
thousand ($1000.00) dollars paid me
by your order on a policy held by my
deceased daughter Ruperta in your
branch. MAGGIE E. O'BRIEN.
far in advance."
The Doctor Ah ves! Verv ner
vous irregular pulse palpitation" of
the heart and feverish. Let me see j
your tongue. "There's nothing- the ;
matter with me sir. I just came to Manuel
ask for your daughter's hand." Life. '
300000 Brick for Sale
Kilns Constantly Turning cut
Barreda Brownsville Texas
John Thielen Manager
Bread Biscuit Cakes lite Alade
From the Choicest Brands of Flour
Elirabeth Street. Brownsville Texas
716 Chaparral St.
Corpus Christi - Texas
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Livery Feed and
Luis Itamirez B. A. Jlorris Sale stable
r?5Tnil"fy r WiCiVYll iQni Bock Northeast of Alillir Hotel
m b m v& m k -v . v
TIEATj ESTATE AGEXTS PHONE No. 6
We have some .choice lands for
sale in the Rio Grande Valley of
Texas also some choice town proper-
ty at bargains and prices to suit
purchaser. We can locate you at
most any point in three counties
Cameron Hidalgo and Starr. We also
clear plow and do fencing. I If you have Farm Lands or Town
Give us a bid on your work Any pr0perty for sale list it with us.
information .in regard to the Valley j
iou may call and see us or write us
SAX BEXITO OR ClfAPIX TEXAS
WELCH & VAND1VER
SAN BENITO TEXAS
Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Telephone 1 23
Ad in The Herald
La Oortna Canal Co Haflairs C
oionizaoon ux sales
Agents $50 Per Acre.
ALSO FURXISUXG TAXSPORl?ATIOX MRECTLYrI?R05X T1IE FARM ER'S DOOR FOR ALL HIS PRODUCT. OUR CAXAL IS CO-OPERATIVE A SHARE OF CAXAL STOCK WI TH EVERY ACRE EXTITLLXG THE
LAND TO WATER AT COST AX1 PAYING ONLY FOR AMOUXT USED. OUR PUMPING PLAXT IS THE BEST OX THE IilVER; COMP OUXD COXDEXSIXG EXGLXES DIRECT COXXECTED TO PUMPS
naVDfO AX EXT RK LOW WAT SR LIFT OF LF5S TMAX ELEVEX FEET WHICH. WITH ORDINARY STAGES OF "WATER IX f HE RTVE R MAKES THE COST OF PUMPING VERY LOW. OUR CAXAL 13
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Wheeler, Mrs. Jesse O. Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 273, Ed. 1, Monday, May 17, 1909, newspaper, May 17, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth148004/m1/2/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .