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. , FRIDAY. JN. 1, 187.
Happy Sew Year I
Tho St&unshtfftjlf n&h sailed from
i Galveston for Brazos afrifivG o'clock
j yesterday af ternooBv..
Tho postofRcgf cotom houee
tioiml Jumk afltttBtegraph. office
kept Sunday hours today.
The new city officials of Mif&mo
jfos'lere inaugurated today Tho
mew mayory dYpresidente is Ra
i?fshSolif&7 fr -. .
- Tr&fc Cnipio;-. returned home
Us. eight after a two weeks absence
Jtt his ranchln the western portion
oftfie county, ""
.Antonio Cornejo, Francisco Gon-
k fcalez and Vicente Vidaurri tvere ar
tested last night by the city police
JgCLdisturbing the peace.
t. Eov. J.W. Johnson, bishop of
& Episcopal diocese, arrived yes
erday to make his annual visit to
e parish of the Church of the Ad
t. Tie is the guest of Itev. and
Mrs. J . I'ortmess while here
gThe old year was hustled, out last
g ht tvith much clamor, and the
jfaMryear ushered in in the same
Smner by a number of tun-loving
Slexican citifcen3r who paraded the
"streets with ox-bells, drums, and.
other musical (?) instruments, at
A number of fatamoros citizens
Were said to be visiting-Brownsville
tb-dayi in order to avoiatakinga
frm tn Vnn.atnn. iiR thrtv wflrfl ill -
f - formed that their names wsre on a
jE. ! llmAfZt ninn irr1i-wl Hid (T.1irQninDnf
r ffiWifds treating to a free exciraion
2Thc Obrero this morning bins
well to its readers; announcing
tnYt it will be temporarily suspend
ed. The Obrero', during its ecis
fence of over four years, has been
qtoeoffhe best conducted Spanish
-papers in Brownsville. Its editor
JCml proprietor, Dou Severiano T
Clarza, deserves much credit for
the manner in wlch the little semi
ircekiy has been edited . The 'Her
ad hopes the Obrero may soon re
THE PBIJO5(EES, l&W YEAH.
Thanks to tlto generosity of our
liberal hcarfed sheriff. E. C. Forto,
the prisoners couhnred in the Camer-4
ou County jail to-day, enjoyed a
Lsuniptuous feastj in celebration of
ivgw Years day. The dinner was
served' in tile jail yard, U
table being .spread there- TJiirty
three prisoneis were seated at the
table Sheriff Forto as mas-
ded at the"
of Thr Heraiid as his assistant. The
menu consisted of rich vegetable
soup, followed by varipvs kinds of
meat, with salads, and Testable
entreeSjCOiicluding with "pan diflce"
and excel tent wine. The men
all ate heartily, and seeraed to j
enjoy the repast greatly, chat
ting and laughing as they ate.
Everything1 was very orderly. The
viands -were alt well prepared and
savory, The sheriff visited the kitch
en and inspected eVen thing before
the dinner was served. "
At the conclusion of the meal Air.
Forto presented to some of the moreJ
needy amon the "prisoners substan
tial 'suits of clclJlsr. consisting -ot
shirts and trousers.' Thus was one
day f pleasure added to the lives of
these men who are confined in prfsj
on aC whose lives must be more
or Iesfc saddened by their confine
ment, whether it be just or not.
They all seemed to feel very thank
ful towards the sheriff, vhose treat
ment or tnem wa3 uniformly cour;
leous ani kind
THE HNIOH BALL.
A large number of I&ownsTilleY
leading society people last evening
T availed themselves of (he invitation
of the Casino Union to attend the
ball celebrating the ltch.(anai?ersa-
lar " xy of that popular organization The
Hsrald regrets not being aoie to
publish a full account of this ovent
tho "editor having been unable to.at
tend, but from those who did p&rtic
ipate in the pleasures of the even
ing it is learned that this celebra
tion was-one of tho most elegant
ever .witnessed in Matamo
ros. The hwe " hall of the
"Teatro tie la Heforma" was beauti
fully decorated, the music divine
and the refreshments served at sup
per most dainty and delicious, while
the ladies were never more lovely
pr moro handsomely gowned, and
the gentlemen were very gallant and
attentive o tlieir fair guests.
The entire affair was characterised
by great elegance, and reflecte much
credit upon the gentlemen,, of tho
Casino TJmqn. Tm Herald joins
the numerous friends of the club in
congratulktinji: them upon the great
social success Which they have ac
hieved and wishing for many hap
py returns of -the day
tho Casino Hpjon I
W .cat 3fta.
k Vi nflTT irTi .. .. 'J B 1311 II! I ! m -
c?i ; .1 ::tl. jrat i ki.kx i i ai k
With a better ti2n5erstaHdhiff of. thfe
transient b&Wre.oi the many phys
ical ills, which vfftifiibefore proper ef-forts-entte
rightly irecked. TS&e is comfort im
the kutiwietkrs. thfet so kianv foftke of
! sickness are not due to my actnal dis
ease, but sunply to a constipatfea condi
tion of the system, which the pleasant
family laxative? Syrup of Fis, prompt
ly removes. That is why it is the only
remedy with, millions of families, fthd is
every wher esteemed ho nighly by tall
who value good health. Its befieficiai
effects are dne to the fact, that it is the
rone remedy which promotes internal
Cleaniines3 without debilitating the
'-crirsns on which it acts. It i therefor
kHmpGStafifc, in order to get ita ben1
qcibi enects, xo noi wnen you pur5
hes&,-that you have the genuine arti
cle, which is tnanuf actur6d4)y the Cali
fornia Fig Syrup Co. only ted sold of
all reputable druggists.
If in the enjoyment of goda h6ftltn
and the system is regnlar, laxatives 8?
other remedies are then not needed. If
afflicted with any actual disease,, one
LOflg live physicUnst but if in need of a laxative)
one should have the best, and with the
Well-informed everywhere. Syrup of
Figs stands highest and is most largely
tfeed and gives mo6teneralsatkfactxM.
Wines, Liquors. - and - Cigar?
uxuries ol A
Diseases o$ the eyes.
Br. Miguel 3arrasan, having spe
cial instruments to examine the eye3
of persons suffering with diseases of
the eyes, such as myopia, etc., should
call at hrs drug-store for Jonsulta
tion. He will prescribe the appro
priate eye-glasses to overcome "any
defeclin the vision.
At the Botica del Loen,Matamoro5
Dr. Barragan has a complete assort
ment of eye glasses, with all kinds of
lenses and crystal rock glasses, af
very low prices. i
SELLING AT COST
t The Rej-rttlar Annual meeting of
the -Stockholders of the First Na
tional Bank of Brownsvillo Texas
will be held at its office at 3 p. m.
on the iecond Tuesday in January
1S97 for the purpose of electing di
rectors and the transaction of such
other business as may properly come
J. D. Anderson, Cashier
Spdrtiug Goods, Shot fiuna, Fittolgj Rifle and Ammttnitlo -
a: oox?ltx itoox c tHi: ii&ti$r iMosrxb 3it ifcjiosrtc
Wihee, Ccgnte. Ginj Ale, Ciglrs, Phrfe Oiivs-Dil, Miheml Wt
sod dfilicHeise ol eVery deKptions always on hhd. r
"Frorapt attention givefc to all Ordftrij by Miil of otherWtee
-JABrilLlr TRADE BOLlClTED
fiLl2AB&trI STU - - BKOWiSSVllLE,1!!!
H. M. Field
Cuba To Be Asked to Accept
the Spanish Reforrrisi
Mrs. T5eo. Krausse Offers Many Eare
Stxvx of Ohio, Crir of TOhErnJ, sg
Frank J - J&tfcXEr makes oath that
lfeis the senior partner of the firm
pf"F. J. Cheney- & CO., doing btlsi
lies itt tho City of Toledo, County
and State afoietaid, and that said
firm win pay the slim oft)XE HUN
BRED IIOLDAttS for each and
Jby'ery cvse of Catarrh that cannot be
"fcSred by the use of Hals CaTahrh
ifcfeKE. " iRANK J . CHENEY.
' f Swott.fo beforeme and su-bsdribedJ
iiny prpseircej this 6th day of Dec
f e-mber, A-D. 1887. .
A. Yi ULiliA5Lr
To close out "the business, Mrs.
Geo. Er.msso is selling at dost her
entire-stock of -
Glass and China waro
Fine Baby Carnages
Toys , -
Orjr.ms and ?
A Fine Piano.
Call eai'ly and lay in a supply of
Christmas gifts, while such rare
argaitts are offered.
Announce tho presence of rlfeu-
jnatism which causes untold suffer
ing. Rheumatism is due to lactic
acid in the blood. It cannot be cur
ed by liniments or other outward ap
plications Hood' Sans.iparilla pu
rifies the blood,reinovoa the cause of
rheumatism and permanently cures
this diseases. This is the testimony
of thousand of people who once
suffered the pains of rheumatism
but who have actually been cured
by taking noods Saraaparilla. It
great power to act upon the blood
and remove every impurity is .the
secret -of the wonderful cures by
French and Bologna Sausage just
received at C. Jagou.
Genuine "Key West Monte Cris-
to cigars at C. Jagou's.
A complete assortment of ure
works at Mrs. Dreyfus.
Fine cordials at Jagous for christ
mas and new year presents.
French and Spanish ;wines at
Jagou7s. -Just the thitfg for the-
Gregorio Estrada has the honor to
offer his services as tailor at his
shop in Brownsville opposite the
railroad office, also in Matamoros
half a blosk from-Main plaza, Com
mercial street. Satisfaction guaran
teed. Memory is a" little treacherous
now and then, and causes one to
forget some tilings worth remember
ing, unless oiie has all experience
like that which came to Mr. D. E.
East, Moffatt's Creak, Va., who says :
"I had been suffering for vears with
a torpid liver and found no relief un
till I took Simmon's Liver Regulator
when I Was entirelv relieved of mv
troubles. I never intend being
without Simmons Liver RegtUatorSj
, CALL FOtt BIDS.
Office of the City Sedretarv.
3lirCatarcll Cdre is "taken inter
Aily-an&cis directly on the blood
and,, mucous surfaces of the system.
Sd for testimonials, free.
J, PHENKY&COjj Toledo, O.
ilall'iiftiiyViils are the bes. "
POItOVBR FIFTY YEARS
Urn. IrlsDOW'SootHixcf Stsnt has
beil eediojROterflfty years by
jmllioiaof. mothers for their jiiild-tenwJfilis-ftetMng'i
with perl ect me
. ItiKWthes the child, soften?
the irrlitf allays all pain,- crtres Wind
colHfi dis the. best rmmed-f fof
DiarroW It Will Relieve the jJoor
little wtrfefef imiriediafclr; Sold bl
Drfcii i rert parof he World.
Tw-rty-ST centfJtbof(?e. Be 3re
antlfefrMr. Wiiislotws Soat!)
Ifc SrnfensKl take u&vh'Jf hlti&
Brownsville, Tex. Doc. 22j 1896.
Notice is hereby given that the
Market Revenue of the City of
Brownsville, Texas, under existing
ordinance, fdr the ensuing year be
ginning Jan. 1st, 1897, will be sold
to tho highest bidder. Sealed pro
posals to purchase said Market Kev-
Nofirj- Pa&ftc. j enuoj will be received at my office
until 6 p. m. otf Monday, Dec. 28th
1800, and will be canvassed at the
first meeting of the City Council
held thereafter. Proposals should
ba addressed to the Mayor arid Board
of Alderrtieii of the City of Browns
ville and the envelopes should bQ
maried on the endi "Proposal to
purchase Market Bevenae.J All
proposals tfcHst be in V .- S i money.
The City reserves the right to re
ject dny and all proposals Fer all
further information required to make
proposals, apply to.
M. B. Kdjgsbouy,
A frfll fine of ladi'eV Jkfcsse i1 d
children's shoe's at Mrs. J. Dreyid,
Which will b sold cheap iram-oR
until J&h. 1st
Bt Price's Cretin Baking P&wdti
GREAT BATTLES are cotitfn.
uallv zoinz Dn in the human sys
tem. Hood's Saraaparilla drives 6uf
'iise&se and Restores Healths
TnE Modern mother
Has found that? her little otios are
improved mor6 by the pleasant Sy
rup of Figs, when in need of the
laxative effect of a gentle remedy
than bv any other, and that it is
mofe adaptable to them. Children
enjoy it and it beneiitstherii. The
true remedy, Syrup of Figs, Is man
ufactured by the California Fie.
Srup Company only.
fh6 tt & Gov't Reports
show Royal Baking Powder
jMHMTfT tm mil 9tbcr
Until further" notice the First
NatlOMal bank will discount city
school vouchors $ per cerit. and
county school vouchers at 9jer ctnt.
Teachefs wishing to arrange for h
discount of their vouchers at above
rates Will plcaee notify bttnk before
J .- D. Aridefsori, CSshier .
Bfewnsville, Dec 12, JL896 r
Washington, Dec. 28. -The
Post tomorrow will say: It has
been learned from an author
itative .source that Secretary
Olney and Senor Dupuy 'de
Lome, the Spanish minister,
have practically terminated the
negotiations on the Cuban
questions which are to be sub
mitted to congress when it
convenes, Tan. z. The terms
of the agreement are based on
the fecent official communiea
tiott from Premier Canovas ad
dre"ssed to the President of the
State Department The Pre
mier states the terms Spain
will accord to the insurgent
and especially ask? the United
States to propose these con
ditioos to her rebellious
subjects. In i-eturn lof
our good offices Spain assures
this government that she sin
cerely deplores the-great com
mercial loss which we" havd
sustanined on account of the
Cuban disturbance. She as
sures us that she is even How
considering a f ecirjrocity treaty
which will deal mainly with the
Cuban products and which
will be framed in such advan
tageous terms toward this gov
arnment that our lossesj both
in commerce and in the des
fruction of American property.
in Cuba will be most grenerus-
Premier Canovas says that
Spain cannot, of course, as a
self respecting &nd respected
UMBEE BLINDS ASD D00B-
fifOfifii One btOcfffom Hio 6rUdft rllrtd dttmU
Lime, Cemat and Brick. Car
riage- Wagon and Building Mater
ials Hardware, Paints, Oils, Tur
pentineand VarniftheB for Car
riages and Buildings.
Agent for John Finnegan & Co.,
Will pay the highest cash price for
hides, skins and alJ country pro
fill h VT
BLOOMBERG & RA
W"HOLSAtS DfeALEIt IN
Dry &ooda Starlit doods, Boots, Shoes, and C-irocprirS.
Ill y$ Hats, fajB, Shirti 2nd famt Mm and Fantil) hit ip.
AH European goods kept in onr Matanloros Houfi
lifail Orders Frouii tly Attended To.
Brownsville - - - - Texasl
J. S. & M. H. CROSS
"Dry Groods, Boots & Skaess,
Winchester arms an
hRO WNSVILLE, TJiXAS, b H ATAJUiiJtOB, i-JSJii
" . "?"' -tl T ' r.'r-" ""-- -
Fire and Marine
a AT .
Vmh me Fhh4
Ffj 8$ ml
nation,stand before the worid
as having been goSfeed Into
measures by the" United
States", She has freely grant
ed all that she" riow offers, and
that in the ace of a febellion.
But she accepts the good offi
ces of the United States to act
as mediator and to guarantee
to the Insufgents amnesty and
enforcement of the new re
forms which she fedbdufto
proclaim in Cdba The fofm
of gO-driiment she dfte"rs; the
Spanish statesman declares, is
the limit of indeperide'nee
which can bfe granted to a pro
vince by any nanorial govern
rfienl without absolutely sever
iag the bends of union with
the mother country, .ft lit on
only, as enjoyed by the Cana
dians, can neverbe granted to
POLICIES WRITTEN Bff
WM. KBLLT, Agent
VT. F. Dennett, sdles agent for
1fariamaker motl. OjtK Itall
Philadelphia, has tetfeiTed'afall line
of faff nd Winter Kthiples of dlothr
injr featly made 0 made to orde
snits, gents ijrfllahirtg oocts,- etc
etc. Sartifjle fooirt Oft WshirljrtoR
atreet, opposite Mrs. J.Satiuer. upon
from 10 to 11 o'clodk et'ory incrtiing
On Last Sfeamer
Frtsh California eaporat d fruits.
jJrunesj rrilna mKaC, pis ffeet, sour
kraut presertgs jKllies, )riisH dlifes
in kegs, pk&tesj roasted fcmu.'s, eltrtm
currSnts1, da&, raisins, a finfe assgff hlfint
6f tatfdifes extract j. &f..fc t s
. w? vutva uaLaiaii.
iftsfc gfKttd'c6coanutt cocodnutg, fim lj
readers, fresh fruits and new California Mf I
pears, peaches. anrir,-p f.. ; ,. !
Will receive by rfxt steamer enfn-
berrlesv peach and aprfedt je"Ily, etC;
W'all keep on hand afresji Kneof
groceries, at Iow-est price. Alto finefar
3b if Alm)&&
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