Velasco Daily Times (Velasco, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 97, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 29, 1892 Page: 3 of 4
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THE DAILY TIMES
ISSUED EVERY MORNING BY
GOODMAN & McFARLAND
TO THE PUBLIC.
All subscriptions to the daily Times
are payable to Mr. L. Rosner, our city
circulator, who is authorized to re-
ceipt for same. And .*J1 persons in-
debted to the Daily Times for sub-
scriptions since January 1st must pay
him, as the daily subscription list is
entirely separate from the other busi-
Goodman & McFakland.
Go to Abe B. Freeman's lor choice
Fine wines, liquors and cigars at
AbeB. Freeman's. Try them.
The Wekklky Times is the lead-
ing paper, try it, advertise in it.
Work on the wharf is progressing
rapidly. It is being extended and
Miss Barton paid The Times office
a pleasant and appreciated visit vew-
G, G. Dreirof Houston is in the city
VELASCO COMMISSION COMPANY,
-Storage, Forwarding and General-
MENTION THE TIMES.
Any person receiving a copy of this
paper, will do the proprietors a favor
by mentioning The Times in writing
to advertisers or the Brazos River
Channel and Dock company. The
Times is working hard for Velascoand
wants what credit it deserves—The
Times will answer all letters prompt-
ly and furnish all ¡information it can
about the future metropolis of Texas
Mention The Times in your correspon-
dence toVelasco property owuers.
Volasco Torminal Ry
Through passenger Trains daily, ex-
Houston 10:40 a. m.
Velasco 2:30 p. m.
Volasco 2:10 p. in.
Houston 5:40 p. in.
J. B. MORItlKSSEY.
STEAMER W H. STEADMAN.
h o'clock a.m.
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5:45 " p. m
7 o clock ' a. in.
10 " a. m.
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J WARD, Captain.
VELASCO'S ARTESIAN WELL.
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M. D. Blum of Chicago is at the Ve-
Col T. E. Howell came in from Alviu j
yesterday. j,'or gaje 0f
J. W. Jack of Houston arrived in I GRAIN HAY, FLOUR, COUNTRY PRODUCE, FRUIT, FISH, POULTRY
BUTTER AND EGGS,
Provisons, Cotton, Wool. Hides and Pelts
ftW(Virrespi>ucIciice, Orders and Consignments Solicited
if you have anything to sell that you do not wish to ship on market, write us and describo it
All kiuds of vegetables and family
groceries delivered to any part of the
city by Abe B. Freeman.
If you want to put an advertisement
in a paper so that the people will read
it,The Times is the paper. Try it.
The Quintana Democratic club had
a meeting Saturday night, full pro-
ceeding of which will appear in to-
Go to the Velasco Bath house for
hot or cold baths—25 cents. Prompt
attention and neat service, near the
theatre. 1 mo
J. N. Schultz yesteiday punchased
the news stand, corner of south third
aud Avenue 15. Mr. Schultz now
ownes tho-u all.
Col. T. C. Shoemaker, the real estate
man has moved his office from Ave.
B. t^ Ave. C. nexr door to Mrs. Pente-
An inquest and investigation of the
Bernard river murder, was held at
Brazoria yesterday. The Times will
probably have the full proceedings to-
The Velasco base ball club held an
impromptu meeting last night at
Copeland's jewelry store, Messrs. J.
B. Shea, L. C. Wall and Sol Cleveland
were unanimously elected as honorary
members of the club.
Two hundred and fifty sacks of
charcoal at 45 cents per sack. Apply
on board the schooner Kate, of Galves-
ton, at Central wharf.
Big 0. k.
We have the biggest can of baking
powder in the city, for the money.
P. F. Combs & Co.
the city yesterday.
Mr. Pldcock returned
J. M. Allerdiee ofGalvestou, is reg- ¡
istered at tiie Velasco.
T. G. Benuett of Belfast, is auto-
graphed at the Hotel Velasco,
•Rev. J. H. Shapard and wife came
down last night from Columbia.
Mr. R. It. Foster of Quiniana, re-
turned from La Grange yesterday.
C. W. Ogden of San Antonio, Texas,
is in the city, stopping at the Velasco.
Ast. County Attorney Chas. Verne
returned yesterday from the capitol
Itev. W. E. Tyues has gone to Breu-
ham in interest of the lirst Baptist
church of Velasco.
M. 1'. Canfleld of the Florida Coal
Company of Pensacola, Florida, arriv-
ed in the city yesterday.
Mr. Edwin Waller of Qaintana left
for Houston yesterday where he will
remain for several weeks.
Col. Hoffman of Minneapolis who
has been in the city for sevesal days
left for home yesterday.
Mr. G. R. Taylor of Lampasas left
for home yesterday after having spent
several weeks in Velasco.
Mrs. Mar Mills returned to Alviu
yesterday after having spent several
weeks visiting friends in Velasco.
Hon. C. J. Wilson, atttorney for the
Brazos River Channel and Dock Com-
pany came down from Brazoria last
night on the Justine,
Messrs. R. E. Higgs of Kansas City
and I). C. Imbodeu of Galveston, the
elevator men returned yesterday and
are registered at the Velasco.
Misses Lauri. Keene and Eva Baker
and Mrs. S. J. Brown went up to Che-
nango yesterday afternoon. Miss Ba-
ker and Mrs. Brown were returning
home and Miss Keene goes on a visit
to relatives and friends.
and we will find a market for you.
B. A. BUCK & CO.,
-Wholesale ami Retail Dealers ln-
Hay, Corn, Oats, ^ran and Cot-
ton Seed Meal.
COR. AVE. C and SOUTH 4th STS.
Depth 1,100 Feet.
Flow 1,000.000 Gallons Every Twen-
Evervbodv take The Times.
Abe B. Freeman's is the place to
buy your srroceries.
The Velasco Commission company
have just received a car load of line
Pure and fresh drugs kept in stock
and prescriptions carfully compounded
at all hours at the El Mérito Phar-
Better and purer than the finest
leaf lard, for sale by P. F. Combs «fe Co
A Oreat Slaughter.
The very best and purest Wines and
liquors at A. B. Freeman's.
Brick, lime, Portlandt and Rosen-
dale cement, plaster paris and goat's
hair, for sale by Mahoney & Swanson.
Wanted to exchange flrst mortgage
paper lor real estate ór merchandise.
Will assume. Address,
A. B. Mayes,
Abstracts of Veiasoo city lots fur-
nished at the office of Shapard, Ste-
vens A Co., in Velasco, one hour after
receiving the order for the work.
Brazoria County Abstract Co.
We have Just received a large llné
ef Doziers crackers and cakes. Call
and see our handsome display.
P. F. Combs 6 Co-
Messrs. H. M. Henderson, L.
Sanson and C. Bradford yesterday
visited Durazno plantation. They re-
port a pleasant time. Mrs. Bryan
sent the Times word that lito orange
trees were not injured by the freeze.
They brought some orange blossoms
There is considerable talk
the K. of H. fraternity of organizing
a lodge here.
W. W. Anderson is having a neat
little boat built for the river. She is
built after the yawl model and will he
quite a beauty when completed.
Walter Mara has opened a tin shop
in the rear of Mcliea's hardware store.
Mr. Mara has just completed some
fine work in the city.
The Times is under many obliga-
tions to Mr. M. P. Morrissey, the ac-
commodating superintendent of the
Velasco Terminal R'y for information
! Mrs. J. Rosenstrauch yesterday pre-
sented her husband with a handsome
The Times job office is the best
equipped of the kind in this section of
Texas. Come in and examine ourj
Mr. S. J. Gray, one of Velasco's!
most estimable citizens and an exten-!
contrae tor has commenced the work \
of filling in lots nine and ten In block
twenty-two of this city. This block Is
situated near the hotel Velasco and
The . K, A T. IVnple.
| The M. K. «fe T. officials have visited
I Velasco again. They came in yester-
day over the Velasco Terminal in
their special coach and were accom-
panied by ('resident W. M. I). Lee.
I They remained hereabout three hours
; inspecting the wharves, river and
properly of the Velasco Terminal By.
The party was composed of II. C.
among I Rouse, president of the board of di-
rectors and chairman of the executive
committee of the entire system of the
M. K. «fe T., accompanied by Captain
Fiunie, chief engineer of construction
of the M. K.«fe T. systom,and Genoral
Ogden; of the Texas Land and Immi-
gration company. This is the fourth
visit these parties have paid Velasco
recently, and the results of their vis-
its will probably be made public in a
few days. The Times knows that it
means a great deal for Velasco, and
will, at the earliest possible moment
give its readers tho facts in the case.
A Fre^h supply received to-d^y
P. F. Combs «fe Co.
Several tracts of land in Houston
county for Velasco town lots.
P. F. Combs & Co.
DR. J. W. CARICO.
Okkick: Ave. A, next door to l>r. Johnson's
The Poor Tkratkd Without Chakgb
day or night, and medicino given to those who
are unable to pay.
w. a, rum mm.
Office Cor. Ave.B and South 2d St
The Fidelity and Casualty
OK NEW YORK,
O. JS. Olovolancl,
Agent for Velasco and Quintana, Texas,
Of kick at Ql'intana.
I: deliver: policies: on: talcing : applIeatlo.il
(First Hotel North of the Depot )
ValMOo, - Texas.
Nicely furnished Rooms with Board ii-00 per
week: flint-class tnhloboard $-1 00 por week.
Rates for ÍManiIents il.00 p.>r day.
MRS. KATE KEATING. Proprletr
E. W. HAINS,M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
Corner Ave. B and South 2d sts.
W. B. Miinson.
llouson, Texas, t
S. Munson, Jr o
MUNSON i MUNSON,
(Office over Postoffiee)
DR. G. S. SMITH
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office: Ave. B, Opposite Hotel Velasco.
FORMERLY OF GALVESTON,
Has opened a shop In this elty, with headquar
t rs ni Gordon A Harrison's furniture store,
where he Ik prepared to tit you with ft suit of
clothes of the latest stylo. No lit no pa"
-GO TO Til K-
LEWIS R. BRYAN,
ATTORNEY - AT - LAW.
(Office Over Postofflco.)
Will practice in the cat: rts of Brazoria, Matagor
da and adjoining counties.
V. <t. SHOELER,
VELASCO GROCER) CO
For Choice Freed) Family Groceries.
Best (¿utility, Lowest PrleoB,
J. U. DUKE, Manager.
Avenue A, But. S. 2d &. 3d S'rsr
AGENT FOR LEMPS BEER,
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Watch carving from photographs.
uinine my good*.
Gall and ¡ex-
The schooner Mary Ann sailed yes- j
terday for Galveston.
The Bloop Scandinavian arrived yes-
terday from Orange, with- a load of
The brigantine Caroline Gray, is
discharging her cargo of stone down
at the jetties.
The tug Mollie Mohr is still on the
ways at Quintana.
The three-masted schooner J. M.
will be very valuable when filled. Mclnnls, Jos. Anderson, captain, ar-
Other property owners in the same
vicinity would do well to follow Mr.
Gray's example and have all of block
twenty-two filled to.
The Weekly Times has the
largest Circulation of any paper In
Brazoria county. It has the original
subscribers of the Alvin news and the
Quintana Times. Send the Weekney
Times to your frlond.
The base ball boys met at R. O.
Copeland's Jewelry Btore Sunday night
and orgauized a club. They elected
R. O. Copeland, captain; E. F. Griffith,
treasurer; A. 8. Laminero, umpire;
and M. M. McFarland, managej. There
are Bome fine players in the club and
with a little practice they will be able
topla> Galveston or Houston. The
people of Veiasoo should give them
rived yesterday with a cargo of lutn
ber for the big coal elevator for Mr. C.
Chambers. The James Andrews,
Captain Neuman, also came in with
a cargo for the same purpose. There
is still about forty thousand feet to
The schooner Lake Austin and Fair
Play have finished diecharging their
cargoes at Surf Side and nailed tor
The steamship Austerlitz is expected
in io-day or to-morjow.
A large three-masted schooner ar-
rived yesterday morning from New
York with a cargo of rock for the jet-
tiee, and sailed right In over the bar
without the assistance ol a tug. She
will commence discharging her cargo
to-day. This is the second ship now
discharging her cargo of rock at the
Jetties and two more are expected
lee Cold Beer Always on Hand.
Boyd & Mayfield,
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.
Office over Miller ft Matkin's Drugstore.
.Store, Cor Ave. Gaud S. 2d Sts.
The poor treated without charge from 4 to •
and from 7 to h p. m.
Lunch served at all hours day or night.
JOHN KEMI'E, Proprietor
J_ B. SHEA,
ATTORNEY - AT LAW.
Will practice In All State courts. Office over
Post office building. Velasco, Texas.
MARTENS i 8ILVEN,
ARCHITECTS AND SUPERINTENDENTS,
WHAT IS CARBOLINEUM AVEN*«IUS?
It U n Wood And Hume Preserving Com-
pound Oil Htaln, applied with an ordinary
brush. It la guaranteed to preserve an y
kind of wood, above or under tbe ground
or water, for at least fifteen years, and keep
off nil kinds of Insects. It U used by the
U. H. and almost all foreign Governments;
Telegraph, Telephone, Railroad, and other
large Corporations, as well as all Real Estate
Owners, where It Is kept for sale.
ror further Information and Circulan
please address or call on
A. BOWERS A CO.,
R. E. MURRELL,
General Land Agent
Dr. J. V. Braham
Bridge and Crown Work a Specialty
Office Hours: From 0 to 12 a. m.
and from 1 p. m., to 6 p. m.
Office. Cor. Avo. C aud South 2d St, over Mav*
field ft Shannon's drug store.
W. M. Holland.
W. T. Lit*
Holland & Levy,
R. O. COPELAND & Co
DEEP WATER JEWELERS,
Avenud C, next to Snyder building, carty a Une
of Watches. Clocks, Jewelrry and Silver-
ware- All repairing done prompt-
ly and Satisfaction Guaranteed
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