Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 276, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 20, 1909 Page: 4 of 4
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ffH BROWNSVILLE DAILY RSaAIiD
MAIL 2U. i
Ail Honest Boy's TIcwartl. .
The following little story from
Success Sragazine telling the reward
that came to a newsboy who was hon-
est and faithful is a good one for all
boys to read:
At the state Democratic convention
"held in Charlotte N. C which was
in session for a week a little boy
eight years old. Cicero Alexander by
name sold one of the delegates a pa-
per. The gentleman gave him a dol-
lar and the boy not having the ne-
cessary change went away- to get it.
When he returned the gentleman had
gone into the hall and could not be
found. The boy after hunting vain-
ly for some time burst into tears.
Someoae suggested that the boy go
upon the rostrum in the convention
hall and tell the chairman which the
bov at once did.
Chairman Parsons took him by the
hand led him to the front of the
stage and requested that balloting be
suspended for a few minutes. He
then explained that the boy desired to
return to someone 95 cents in change
that was due him. The gentleman
arose in the rear of the hall but be-
fore he could say anything 2000 dele-
gates many of whom had been accus-
tomed to call out "no change" on the
ballots when their respective coun-
ties were called took up the cry in
unison and yelled for ten minutes"Xo
change!" At the conclusion of the
yell they crowded toward the ros-
trum. One delegate took the Ititle
fellow's big straw hat and put into it
a half-dollar. This was followed by
nickels dimes and quarters until
$19. .'ij was it" his hat and the boy
A delegate yelled ".Mr. Chairman
I nominate that boy for state treas-
urer." He was informed by the chair
that as a candidate for treasurer had
already been nominated his motion
was not in order. Another delegate
then said "I move that the boy be
nominated for chief page in the next
general assembly of North Carolina"
and the motion was carried unani-
mously. Thereupon the chairman
told the boy that he must make a
speech. Walking to the front of the
rostrum he bowed low and said
"Gentlemen I thank you" the only
speech during the convention that
was noted for its brevity.
A Hope and a Fear were wed one day
By the grave of a happy hour;
A dead faith's knell was the marriage
And tlie ring was a withered flower.
And one of them died and one was
To live thro' the days forlorn.
And there by the side of a Hope that
The world's Orst Tear was born.
A Rose and the Sunshine were mar-
ried one day
By the shore of a meadow sea;
The wedding words were the songs of
And the priest was a rambling bee.
The lover sun touched a lifted face
As fair as the dew-wet morn ;
And as the Rose blushed red at the
things that he said
The world's first Kiss was born.
A Dream and a Duty met one day
In the midst of a busy mart.
And one held a rose from the garden
In the Land of the Loyal Heart.
But Duty looked on up a cross-
The cross of the Sanctified Thorn.
And there by the bier of a Dream that
Th? world's.first Smile was born!
If power were mine to wield control
Of Time within my heart and soul.
Saving from ruin and decay
What I hold dearest. I should pray
That I may never eea&5 to be
Wooed daily by Expectancy;
That evening shadows in mine eyes
Dim not the light of new surprise;
That 1 may feel till life be spent.
Each day the sweet bewilderment
Of fresh delight in simple things
In snowy winters golden springs
And quicker heartbeats at the
Of all the good that man has wrought.
But may I never face a dawn
With all the awe and wonder gone.
Or in late twilight fail to see
Charm in the stars' old sorcery.
Irish Witty Before Foe.
Col. Nugent commanding officer of
tie Irish guards at the annual dinner
of the Windsor and Eton chamber of
commerce told a atofy of an' Irish
soldier in the last war.
At dusk ol a day throughout which
they had been lying under heavy flrS
an officer crawled up frith orders for
the battalion to assault upon which
the Irishman got up shook himself
and said: "And whoy not?"
On another occasion when a maa
screamed at the loss of a finger on
the battlefield a sergeant shouted to
Urn: "Hold yer row yer cowardly
skut; there's a mon over there who'
lost his head and he hasn't said a
' How It Might Work Out.
"I orten wish I had mora leisure fot
substantial reading" said the sUgbUjj
Insincere person. J
vHo doubt" answered fcfis& EAye&B.
'in that case you spas CSTj fcjpi
nm to la golf." JSKW!2ia:
La Donna Canal Co. Hailam Colonization Co. Sales Agents $50 Per Acre
- NN CAA-ACO. ITS.FOR SAIaF OXI.Y BY HAiLAM
i PERSONALS 4
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H. V. S. Watts and R. F. Wood-
ward of San Benito were here today.
Jas. T. Haupin and F. S. Rochal :
of Falfurrias are attending federal
D. J. Young a -prominent druggist
of Mercedes was a visitor in town
E. M. Card a prominent civil en-
gineer of Chapin. was a business visi-
tor in the city today.
Sheriff John Closner of Chapin
came down on the branch last night
and is registered at the. Miller.
Representative J. T. Canales re-
turned last night from Austin where
he has been attending the legislature.
Captain J. W. Vann or Houston
special agent for the department of
justice is in the city attending fed-
E. T. Ryan Oscar Morris Charley
Vann. Bird Lockhart E. L. Bryden
W. E. Hollingsworth of Kingsville
were among Brownsville's visitors
W. K. Harmo nof Corpus Christi
representing the Texas Company is
in the city calling on the trade. Mr.
Harmon was formerly agent for the
Texas company here.
Paymaster J. - Powers of Kings-
ville was here on his car this morning
bringing happiness to the hearts of
the local employees of the St. L. B.
& M. by paying them.
Henry H. Daviss of i'ew York su-
perintendent of the U. S. Life Saving
Service who for the past ten weeks
has bee nat Isabel looking after the
work of remodeIingjthe station on
Brazos Island left for home this af-
ternoon the work o nthe station at
Brazos having been completed.
Thos. A. Shaffer arrived last night
from San Antonio and will spend sev-
eral days here. He reports that his
son Conway who went to San An-
tonio for his health has entirely re-
covered. Mr Shaffer and son will go
to Colorado soon to spend the sum-
mer. SAN BENITO FARMERS'
Growing Three Crops of Equal Pro-
portions on Same Land at Same
On the farm of Burress Bros. near
San Benito there is now growing up-
on the same ground three different
crops. Last winter the first crop to
be planted was cabbage this crop be-
ing almost harvested now. Between
the cabbage plants on the ridges are
planted cantaloupes planted this
spring which are beginning to "net"
and from which ripe melons will be
I shipped within a few days. Between
I the cabbage rows is planted cotton
the latter being planted about the 1st
of April; Brownsville Herald.
I The harvesting of two and some-
j times as many as three crops from
I the same land is no longer considered
j phenomenal in South Texas but in-
stances of three crops of equal pro-
1 portions growing at. practically the
! same time are somewhat rare and in-
I deed novel. However with the proper
I efforts at fertilization the series
should prove anything but detriment-
al to the soil and at the same time
yield in an abundant manner. Gal-
San Benito Siftings
To The Herald:
San Benito Texas May 20. The
Baptist Ladies' Aid Society of San
Benito will have a Baking Sale" Sat-
urday Hay 22 at which all kinds of
good things such as roast chicken
cakes pies bread etc. all genuine
home cooking will be sold. The sale
which will be held at F. C. Van Ness'
store promises to be a popular insti-
tution. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Anderson of
Minneapolis Minn. have moved to
San Benito Mr. Anderson having
purchased the barbershop from Z. R.
Green. Mr. Anderson has also
bought a lot near the park and will
build a residence at once.
The successful farmer Is generally
a bit heavy at the top. while the un-
successful man mostly runs to feet.
The dairy cow Is the greatest soil
builder that can be kept on a farm.
Time works wonders and is rather
slow but he never takes a day off.
The Only Lumber Yard
In the Rio Grande Valley With Its Lumber
South Texas Lumber Company'
X AT Alili TI31ES
Field and Garden Seeds
Large and Small Lots
First National BauR
OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
Capital 5100000 Surplus and Undivided Profits $54000
Jas. A. Browne President S. L. Dworman 1st Vice Pres.
E. C. Forto 2d Vice Pres. A. Ashheim Cashier
M. A!onso. J. A. Browne
F. J. Coiabe
S. L. Dworman
J. B. Wells.
Will !Iear Fence Cultivate and
Lands Under Contract for a Series
Acre Per Year.
San Benito and Brownsville Texas
AMERICAN GROCERY CO.
Retail Dealers In
Elizabeth St. between 12th and 13th Sts.
Call Us Up. Phone 210
E. H. GOODRICH. President
JOHN JlcAU.KN Vice President
Merchants' National Bank
Gapital and Surplus $150000.00
U. S. Government Depositary
Raymondville Lumber Co.
Same Thing Under Another Name.
It is evident judging from the vote
for school trustees recently that
socialism as an organized political
movement is not strong or gaining
much strength in Waco for only nine
votes were polled for the three social-
ist candidates. The people here don't
know or care much about socialism.
And yet to tell the truth there is
much" that Is attractive in the theory.
Tlie name is against it though. Lots
qf people think of socialism as really
akin to anarchy. This is altogether
erroneous. Socialism stands for the
A. 1) 'XJHAEiB ax luun iai ira;in j
COLONIZATION CO.. OK OVli ATOHORl-ED ABBKTS.
- Buy and Sell All Kinds of
Hay Grain and Feedstuffs
Wholesale and Retail
E. C. Forto
W. F. Sprague
? Improvement Co.
Develop Sugar Cane and Citrus Fruit
of Years at a Stipulated Price Per
J. G. FERNANDEZ. Cashier
J. GREGG. Asst. Cashier
strongest kind of government one
that does everything for the people.
But this country isn't ready for so-
cialism yet and besides some peo-
ple who like it say they think the
democratic party meets all the needs
gives the same thing if under a dif-
ferent name. Waco Tribune.
"We have no really famous men
"Oh I don't know. I doubt if any
crowd ever cheered Napoleon for an
hour and forty-seven minutes."
tuTT.T vi rri.T TvirpfiTicmnN op rrms property
vi x x- uuu
Office Over Eagle Drug Store
E. H. Goodrich & Son
City Property and Country Prop-
erty in Small Tracts
CAMERON COUNTY ABSTRACT CO.
D. B. CHAPIN
Frank W. Kibbe
R. E. Holland
Kibbe & Holland
Putegnat Building. Notary in Office
JAMES B. WELLS
Attorney at Law
Successor to Powers tc Maxan Powers & Wells.
Wells & Rentfro. Wells. Rentfro & Hicks. Wells.
Stayton & Kleberg.
I buy and sell real estate and investigate land
titles. A complete abstractof all -ses of record
in Cameron County. Texas.
Practice in all state and federal courts when
Iind litigation and corporation practice.
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 i
For casr good business lo-
cation in San Benito lots
Nos. 6 7 and 8 Block No. 27.
Call or address
P. O. Box 176.
Brownsville. - - Texas
T Is now installed in its new
i ... . .
fcverytning moaern ana
Fine Wines Liquors and Cigars always on hand
Look for the saloon with the Green Front
C. C. CONSIDINE Manager
Archer d Archer
Architects and .General Contractors
Attention Given to Construction of Build-
ings Anywhere in the Rio Grande Valley
First National Bank Building
R. J. Swearingen
CHAPIN Hidalgo Co.TEXAS
Ais't 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
Dr. F. C. SIZELAN
Somnoform for PAINLESS Extraction
PUENTE BUILDING Phone 225
SEND BROKEN WATCHES TO
R. L. LACKNER.
All Work Guaranteed Prompt Delivery
Also a Complete Line ef
Watches Clocks Spectacles Jewelry Etc
Plans and Specifications Fur-
nished on Short Notice
Contractor and Builder
All Kinds of
Corner 14th and Elizabeth Streets
Telephone No. 190
Estimates Furnished :: Phone 28
A. W. CUNNINGHAM
Attorney at Law
Office Practice Only
10 Blooded Poland-China Hogs
including 2 fine sows 1 boar and
large pigs eating size. Will sell
cheap. Address Box 241 Browns-
iU. D.nhit Coinin
quarters in the Kirk Building.
bo not justakk the profbrti
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Wheeler, Mrs. Jesse O. Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 276, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 20, 1909, newspaper, May 20, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth148007/m1/4/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .