Brownsville Daily Herald (Brownsville, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 292, Ed. 1, Tuesday, June 8, 1909 Page: 4 of 4
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A BANG UP
(Continued from Page 1)
on a bunt Scbraeder to Nback. Toles
out on a drive Kelly to Noack mak-
ing the last out and finishing the
Brownsville AB R H PO A B
Toles 2b 4 0 0 0 2 0
McClintock. 3b .S 0 1 1 4 0
Wicks ss 3 0 0 1 2 0
Palm If. 3 0 0 0 0 0
Bell cf 3 0 0 1 0 0
Merritt rf 2 0 0 1 0 0
Griffith c 3 0 0 6 1 0
Cobolini lb 3 0 1 17 0 1
Taff p.- 3 0 0 0 S 1
27 0 2 27 17 2
Somerville AB H H PO A E
Stroud 3b 4 0 2 tf i 0
Risto c 4 0 0.3 2 0
Schraeder p. ; . 4 l 2 1 2" 0
Kelly. 2b 3 0 0 5 G 0
Noack lb 4 0 0 15 0. 1
Stuart rf. 4 0 2 1 0 0
Wallace If 4 0 0 0 0 0
Herbst ss 2 0 0 1 C 0
Brown cf 3 0 1 1 0 0
31 1 7 27 17 1
Brown ran for Schraeder in the
Haley batted for Taff in the 0th.
Score by innings:
Brownsville 000 000 000 0
Somerville 000 100 000 1
Summary of game. Sacrifice hits:
Kelly Herbst. Stolen bases: Wicks
Stuart. Struck out: By Taff 4
Schraeder 2. Hits: Off Taff 7'
Schraeder 2. Double play: Griffith
to Cobolini. Wild pitch j Taff First
base on error: Brownsville 1 Som-
erville 2. Earned run: Somerville
1. Left on base: Brownsville 1
Somerville G. Hit by pitched ball:
Merritt. Umpire Baker.
That Austin Tragedy.
What about that Austin prize fight
in which a young man received a blow
from which death resulted?
The people of Texas are recalling
that in 1895 Governor Culberson con-
voked the legislature in extraordinary
session for the single purpose of en-
acting a law making prize fights in
Texas impossible. At that time it
was proposed to hold in Dallas a
fight between Corbett and Fitzsim-
mons. The prospect of such a dis-
grace moved Governor Culberson to
act and the people indorsed the
means he employed to avert the
threatened pugilistic invasion.
And now we are told of a prize-
ring tragedy enacted under the
shadow of the Great Capitol and al-
most within earshot of the executive
mansion. And the whole affair was
in utter disregard of the statutes of
But even the killing shocking as
it was. is not more disgraceful than
the fact that State county and city
officials were there witnessing the
brutal exhibition without making an
attempt to stop it.
We are told that the beholders of
the mill were:
The sheriff of Travis county.
The county judge of Travis county.
The county clerk of Travis countv.
A deputy sheriff of Travis county.
The chief of police of Austin.
A police sergeant of Austin.
And THREE TEXAS RANGERS.
Every one of these officials knew
that the fight constituted a felony
under the statutes of Texas.
At least seven of these men were
under the highest obligations to pre-
vent the encounter or to stop it and
arrest the participants.
Bi t they sat there and saw a man
beattn to death without lifting a
hand to save his life or vindicate the
law which they had sworn to execute.
What can we say of such officers
who calmly watch the enactment of
such a tragedy? Of course had they
thought that fatal results were pos-
sible they would not have permitted
it. But they knew that the statute
prohibiting prize fights was in exis-
tence and they knew it was their
duty to prevent such encounters as
that and they didn't do it.
Tlie brave district attorney of the
Austin district has already commend-
ed himself to the regard and admira-
tion of the people of Texas by fear-
lessly discharging his duty and we do
no doubt that he will take such action
in this case as will hereafter prevent
prize fights in this State and discour-
age officers whose duty it is to pre-
vent them from countenancing such
infractions of the law. Houston
Notice is hereby given that the an- i
nual meeting of the stockholders and
directors of the Rio Grande Railroad
will be held at the General Offices of
the company in the city of Browns-'
ville Cameron county Texas on
Thursday the eighth day of July A. D.
1909 at the hour of 12 o'clock noon
for the transaction of such business
as may come before the meeting.
J. N. Miller W. I. Church
I have for sale at Llano Grande al-
most everything desired in this coun-
try including furniture sufficient for
a small hotel two or three good
ranges two or three ice chests one
No. 2 Monarch stump puller 1 doz.
galvanized iron barrels 1 dozen cots
vehicles implements including Disc
drill. Buckeye mower sulky rake
tools etc. three or four good riding
nnnffi. nh can for Immediate sale. J.
P Withers. C6-2-tf
La Donna Canal Co. lialiam Colonization Co. Sales Agents
. - .-m- sr rmtTP r3TrT7t'
Js PERSONALS 4
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Valentine of
San Benito were here yesterday.
of Refugio visited Brownsville yester-
day. Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Sammons
of Mission were visitors in the city
J. W. Whitaker of McAlIen was
transacting business with the local
Mrs. A. R. Parker and daughter
Miss Ursula arrived in the city last
night from Indianapolis Ind. and
are" registered at the San Carlos hotel.
Mrs. D. H. Cummings and son Ver-
non accompanied by her sister Mrs.
Ida Whittington of Dallas arrived in
the city last night to spend several
Thomas McBride of Elgin 111: and
also of Mission Texas -will leave
Brownsville this afternoon for his
northern home. Mr. McBride is the
proprietor o fa large electric fixture
establishment at Elgin employing
175 men. He has bought extensively
at Mission and has many acres planted
in alfalfa. Mr. McBride says his al-
falfa is doing splendidly and is per-
fectly satisfied with the results. Mr.
McBride expects to return to Browns-
ville early in September.
Xcw Regulations in Texas.
Legislation regarding train run-
ning flowed freely in Texas during
the recent regular session though
Gov. Campbell would not approve the
consolidation of the Wichita Falls
lines three lines owned by the same
interests says the Santa Fe Em
After January 1 1910 every loco-
motive must be equipped with an ash-
pan -which can be emptied or cleaned
without the necessity of any employe
going beneath the locomotive.
The anti-pass law was amended ex.
empting from its operation members
of volunteer fire departments em
ployes of express companies and em-
ployes of railways and immediate de-
pendent members of thir families.
No person shall be employed as a
locomotive engineer without having
first served three'years as a fireman
and the law prohibits the employment
of any person as a conductor who has
not first served two years as a brake-
man. Railway fonipauiej are lorVi'ucn
to designate a station by any name
other than that given by the United
States postoffice department.
Railways in Texas must do al! the
repairing of their cars and other
equipment in the state. The new law
prohibits any railway from sending
its cars and locomotives out of Texas
for repairs. This act will have the
effect of causing the Texas roads to
enlarge their shop.facilities it is sup-
posed. An act was passed to regulate the
presentation and collection of claims j
for personal services or labor ren-
dered or for material furnish-
ed or for overcharges in freigiic
or express or for stock killed or in-
jured by any railway in the state r.nd
fixing the attorney's fees to be re-
covered in cases where the amount
of such claim does not excf-J $200.
All trains must Lt run with a fall
crew and a full crew on a passenger
train shall consist of one engineer
one fireman one conductor and one
brakeman; on a freight gravel or
construction train one engineer one
fireman one conductor and two
brakemen. A light engine shall carry
a crew of one engineer one fireman
and one brakeman.
J. C. DbBrtjin
All kinds of
Flume Bridge and Machinery
Oftice and Yards on St. L. B.
&. M. tracks. Phone 199
The Only Lumber Yard
In the RioiGrande Valley With Its Lumber
South Texas Lumber
. " I
First National BaunK
OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
Capital SI00.000 Surplus and Undivided Profits $54000
Jas. A- Browne President S. L. Dwcnaan 1st Vice Pres.
E. C. Forto 2d Vice Pres. A. Ashheiro Cashier
J. A. Browne
S. L. Dworman
J. B. Wells.
F. J. Combe
AMERICAN GROCERY CO.
Retail Dealers In
Elizabeth St. between 12th and 13 th Sts.
Call Us Up. Phone 210
E. II. GOODRICH. President
JOHN McAUKS Vice President
Merchants' National Bank
Capital and Surplus $150000.00
U. S. Government Depositary
Coleman Land Improvement Co.
Will Clear Fence Cultivate and Develop Sugar Cane and Citrus Fruit
Lands Under Contract for a Series of Years at a Stipulated Price Per
Acre Per Year.
San Benito and Brownsville Texas
Raymondville Lumber Co.
SUMMER SCHEDULE ON
RIO GRANDE RY. JUNE I.
The following is the summer sched-
ule for the Rio Grande railroad to
take effect Tuesday June 1st:
Daily Excepting Saturday Sunday
Brownsville Point Isabel
Leave 9:00 a. m. Arrive 10:30 a. m.
Arrive 6:30 p. m. Leave 5:00 p. in.
Leave 9:00 a. m. Arrive 10:30 a. m.
Arrive 5:00 p. m. Leave 3:30 p. m.
Leave 5:30 p. m. Arrive 7:00 p. m.
Arrive S:30 a. m. Leave 7:00 a. m.
Leave 9:00 a. m. Arrive 10:30 a. m.
Arrive 5.00 p. m. Leave -3:30 p. m.
Leave 5:30 p. m. Arrive 6:45 p. m.
Arrive S:30 a. m. Leave 7:00 a. m.
Leave 9;00 a. m. Arrive 10:30 a. m.
Arrive 6:30 p. m. Leave 5:00 p. ra.
Get Your Kodak
upplies at A. Holm's the tent gallery
next to Judge Forto's office. Opposite
All sizes of films.
avt TRAMS AT YOUK DISPOSAL
E. C. Forto
W. F. Sprague
j. g. Fernandez cashier
J. GREGG. Asst. Cashier
Gregory Batts &
We have formed a partnership un-
der the foregoing name for the trans-
action of our law business in the Low-
er Rio Grande Valley. Offices will be
maintained at Brownsville and San
Benito. The business of Gregory
Batts & Brooks at Austin will he
maintained as heretofore.
T. W. GREGORY
R. L. BATTS
V. L. BROOKS.
Office in the Browne Building
Brownsville. Texas May 1 1909.
The blacksmith shop formerly
owned by X. E. Rendall near Fron-
tier Lumber Co. has been purchased
Expert backsmith. All kinds of re-
pairing horseshoeing etc. done.
First class work. 5-27-lm
FOK A FULL AND COMPLETE INVESTIGATION" OP THIS PTCOPEI1TY
1 Professional and Business Cards
1 . !
A. W. OELGILR
Office Over Eagle Drug Store
E. fi. Goodrich & Son
City Property anrJ Country Prop
erty in Sirall Tracts
CA-.ER0N COUNTY ABSTRACT CO
Frank W. Kibbe
R. E. Holland
Kibbe & Holland
Notary in Office
JAMES B. WELLS
Attorney at Law
Successor to Towers & Slaxan. Powers & Veils.
Wells & Rentfro. Wells. Rentfro & Hicks. Wells.
Stayton & Kleberg.
I buy and sell real estate and investigate land
titles. A complete abstract of all titles of record
in Cameron County Texas.
Practice in all state and federal courts when
Iind litigation and corporatiun 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 cash good business lo
cation in San Benito lots
Nos. 6 7 and 8 Block No. 27.
Call or address
P. 0. Box 176.
Brownsville - - Texas
(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 hand
Look for the saloon with the Green Front
C. C. CONSIDINE Manager
Archer & Archer
Architects and General Contractors
Attention Given to Construction of Build-
ings Anywhere in the Rio Grande Valley
First National Bank Building
R. J0 Swearingen
CHAPIN Hidalgo Co. TEXAS
Ass't U. S- Attorney
Attorney and Counsellor at Law-
Will do a general prac-
tice in all Federal and
'Btate Courts. Special
attention given to Land
f osLoffice Building
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 of
Watches Clocks Spectacles Jewelry Etc
Plans and Specifications Fur-
nished on Short Notice
AH Kinds of
Corner I4th 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-
:: :: :: :: Brownsville Texas
DO SO. .MISTAKE THE KOrKItTJ
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