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.1DNESSAY5 SEPT. 1, 1S97.
- ABOUT TOVTO.
tA.nd still more rain.
The usual daily shower to-day .
" It Is an every clay thingnow -the
"" rain?- .
The convent schools opened this
"There is no more grumbling
& kbout enough rain. It is a daily
W' The steamboat Bessie is still tied
Sfe Tip fifty miles above Edinburg,unable
io proceed up the river.
The river rose one quarter of an
.inch here this morning and it
loots as if it is still rising,
"ELVigilante" is the name ni a
email Spanish semi-weekly which
makes its first appearance to-morrow.
The up- river mail, dne here last
sight arrived at 11 c-Mock this morn
ing, being delayed on account of
There are no reports about the
river from up river points, but it is
thought that the river is about the
same as reported yesterday.
The mosquitoes are more plentiful 1
than ever since the overflow. The
'abundance of standing water has
produced an improved breed of ex
It has been necessary to raise the
' ivalk leading from Levee street to
xne ferry. Should the river rise
t ' much higher, it will be necessary to
bse boats from Forto's office to the
The Herald office is prepared to
xio all kinds of job work with n6at
iiess and dispatch and at living
m prices. Remember The Herald of
See when you want any work done
in that line .
Though the Alice mail came in
Jkllev nine o'clock last night, Assis
tant Postmaster Asheini was on
hand and very acconiodatingly dis
tributed it for the benefit of those
ivho were waiting.
Water, water everywhere! The
iiver continues to rise and spread.
A greai Seal of land on the upper
' roads above town is under water.
Carson Park is entirely submerged .
The river is higher now than it has
been for fifteen years, and is still
rising : -
The Herald is indebted to Hon.
3as. B. "Wells for a copyof the me
iridriai addresses on the life and
bharacter of the late WillianiH.
LJrain. which were delivered in ihe
house of representatives and senate
of the fifty-fourth congress on at-
itrday April 2b, 1S96. The pamphlet
includes, besides the memorial ad
dresses, a brief sketch of the life of
b'ur late representative, an account
I of tHe impressive funeral services at
Cuero, the Home of the deceased
statesman, and a steel engraving rep-resenting
a striking and lifelike
iikeness of him. The addresses de
livered by his brother congressmen
breathe a rare eulogy upon the qual
ities of Mr. Grain; betrajing at once
v the great admiration and lovo in
which he was held by them and the
deep sorrow which they felt at his
Heath. The members of the house
vfio spoke in bthogy upon the de
ceased member wore Messrs. Pendle-
ton, Cooper, Bell and Crowley of
Texas, "Walsh of New York, Cooper
of Florida, Eddy of Minnesota," Mc
Iearmon o'f Tennessee, Milnes of
v3fichlgan, Fitzgerald of Massachu-
setr Mil liken of Maine, and "Willis
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ofDelJawaro. in the senate Messrs.
Ch'iltlni and Mills of Texas and
Cafffey of Louisiana delivered me
morial addresses. The whole; bound
in a simglo pamphlet make a fit
ling iosilriIoaiJ to the honor and
ftesteoss ol tfre lamented tied.
i'Ti iiffir " fn i-rtntmrl in
IIIKE KTARgy SKfc
Sheriff Forte Warned to Look:
'Out for Loreto AlvaraacT.
A telegram 'was received this
morning by E. C. Forto from Henry;
S. Pntegnat notifying liini that Mike!
Ivarney at the Barrosas stage stand"
had been shot twice in the chest hv.
Loreto Alvarado, and that Alvarado
was traveling towards Brownsville
on his way to Matamoros. jfro p?r
ticulars of the shooting were given.
The telegram was dated Corpus
Christi, August 31, the message hav
ing been sent by telephone to Cor
pus. Sheriff Forto received the news
early this morning, and at onco sent
out deputies to inteicept Alvarado
if possible, though 'the task may
prove a difficult one, owing to the
present xjondil ions, so much of the
country being under water. The
wounded man had charge of the
Oasis stage station. Ho is quite an
elderly man and considered harm
less by those who know him. All
travelers who pass over the Alice
stage line remember Mike at the
Oasis stand. This station is within
six miles from Santa Rosa and over
a hundred miles distant from this
There is a justice of the peace
within twenty-five miles of Oasis
who has been communicated with,
though it is presumed ho was
already acquainted with the affair
and has probably taken steps to ar
rest the offender.
ar. & M. Trains ot Rtinning-.
The regular "Wednosdaj train
over the M. & M. road did not leave
Matamoros this morning, ana all
traffic over the road has been sus
pended, owing to the overflow
which haa washed out the track
So far nothing ha3 been done to
wards relaying the track or any
measures taken to mend the trouble,
as no instructions have been given
to that effect. Since the death of
the late Superintendent Shepard
no one has been apj ointed to fill
the position of superintendent, and
the minor officials at Matamoros are
at a loss to know what to do, with
out an authorized head to instruct
CoJ. Linton came
up from tne
Pomt this morning.
Hon. Jas. B. Wells and J. T.
Smith came up from the Point this
Hon. Jno. I. Kleiber and wife
returned to the city this morning af
ter a stay of a couple of months at
the Point. Mr. and Mr3. Kleiber
have rented 'ihe floor over the First
National bank where they will keep
Stage AgeutEd. Beynon is work
ing hard thisSvot weather and get
ting the stage through very regular
ly in the face of great difficulties
Ho has put two extra stages- onj and
is employing boats so transfer the
mail across the two resacaa beyond
that hear the eeineterv.
FOB OVER FIFTY YEARS.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their child
fen while teething,' with perfect suc
cess: It soothes the child, softens
the gums, allays all pain, cure- wind
colic, and is the best remedy for
Diarrhoea. It will relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Sold by
Druggists in every part of the world
Twenty-five cents a bottle. Be sure
and ask for Mrs. Window's Sooth
ing Syrup," and tade no other kind.'
I have this day bought the re-
mainrler of the stock of dry goods
etc., ofMr3. S. Ashlieim and will
continue business at the same stand
All persons indebted to Mrs. Ash-
hoim will please call on mo and set-
tlo same. A. Turk:.
BrownsviJe, Toxas, Jilly 19 ' .
I will ell, for cash, S0,000 acres of
land in Hidalgo county, Texas, at 80
cents per acre. Have also for sale
horse stock, cattle and sheep, on pri
vate terms, assoou as the number
can oe ascertained. Apply to
. . . ,. iiiiiiii,,, 1 1 ii-n 1 11 r !--" ' ' ' r'i'',fc?T"" - . -.. ,
Tf j ou want a pair of pants or a
suit of klotfies made In ine latest fa
shion, or clothes cleaned or" dyed
call on a first class tailor,
. ADHESS FIERLliiff,
A felt want is that gnawing at the
stomach after you fiave eaten a full
meal, and can't eat any. more, and
yet there is that feeling as though
yon had eaten nothing. What is
wanted then Is a dose of Simmons
Liver Regulator, the best Dyspepsia
cure, for that is what that gnawing
means. 'Simmons Liver Regulator
is all that is recommended Tor In
digestion." A. K. Dyche, London,
$5100 Eevard, $100.
The readers of this paper will be
pleased o learn that there is at
east one- dreaded disease that
science has been able to cuve in ail
its stages and that is Catarrh. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is the only positive
cure now known to the medical fra
ternity. Catarrh being a constitu
tional disease, requires a constitu-J
tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure Is taken internally directly up
on the blood and mucous surfaces
of the sjstem, thereby destroying
the foundation of the disease, and
giving the patient strength by
building up the constitution and tjs-1
sistiug nature in doing its work.
The proprietors have so much faith
in its curative power, that they of- j
fer One Hundred Dollars for any
case that ii fails to cure. Send tor
list of Testimonials .
Address, F. J". Cheney 1 Co,
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best. '
Try a 10 cent fly trap. They
a "reel comfort.'
S-Ladies, I make bier wages
home, and want all to have ILs
same opportunity. The work is
very pleasant and will easily pay
18 weekly. This is no deception.
I want no money and will gladly
send full particulars to all sending
stamp. Miss M. A. Stebbins, Law
For Rent: Dwelling house on
Levee street, formerly occupied by
W. H. Mason and family Bent reas
onable. Apply to F. Ytnrria.
Old newspapers for sale at
this Office, 25c. a hundred.
Wanted at Celestin Jagou Espe
ranza farm 300 men, and boys, to
pick Sea Island cotton. Price 37
cents per "arroba,"
Now Recognized Among Na
tion's as Never Before.
Quebec, August 28. Sir
Wilfred Laurier and Lady
Laurier reached Quebec this
morninor on the steamer- La
brador and were accorded an
ovation. In his speech he said:
"The reception which I re
ceived from the queen and
English people were such that
I shall never foreet it. The
change in the colonial policy is
I accounted for by the attitude
which England has taken to
ward us. The denunciation of
the treaties means the fiscal
independence of Canada and
the British colonies in their
trade with foreign countries
We are practically independent.
By the denunciation of treaties
Canada opens up for herself a
new market. The imprqssion
we have made ooes all over
Europe. Canada is now recog
nized amonor nations 2s she
was not before. This is a feel
ing which we are pround of and
no man can how srjealc against
Thn "RnWf Tedlcal Examiners IW E i m - l 'l , -. . &
fortheiSlh. J fidlcia 1- District will
moat-.tf fho office o Df. A. S
Wolff, on Wednesday, Sept. 1st,, for
the examination of candidates de
siring to practice medicine, as pre
scribed oy the Statutes. r
By order of C B. Combe President.
A. S. Wolpp, M. D.,
Brownsville, Texas-, Aug . 19th. '97.
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powtf
Werid's Fair Highest Aard.
Clieap Passenger Hates.
Tho Morgan Steamship Company
has made the following reductions
in its passengor rates from Brazos
Santiago to Galveston or New Or
leans, for single or rouud trip
BETWEEN BRAZOS AND GALVESTON.
Cabin. Deck. Bound trip.
S17 .50. $10.00. ?30.iOO
BETWEEN BRAZOS AND NEW ORLEANS.
Cabin. Deck. Bound trip.
$2500. '15.00. , $15.00
Deck rates includo meals and
bunks. Bound trip tickets are
made available for return sixty
days from date ol sale. For lull
information call on or write M. B.
Kingsbury, agent, Brownsville Tex
as. Kotice to Ice Consumers.
Frontier Ice Works )
Brownsville, Texas July 27, 1897.;
In order to continue business and
pay expense"?, we are compelled to
make the following prices, com
mencing August TJ 7 .
So lbs (one bar, f ulfight) 1.25
" TW -?
30 .TT 50
20 ', .&..-. 35
8 -J' I5
.6 ;; -H--
5 . io
"No ice cut less than 5 lbs. or sold
for less than ten cents.
We guarantee big weight, pure
crystal ice, and sell for Mexican
Geo. W. Kendall, Manager.
D02TT TOBACCO SPIT OR SMOKE
TOUR LIFE AWAY.
If you want to quit tobacco using
easily and forover, be made well
strong, magnetic, full of nev life and
vigor, taKes JNo-To-isae, me wonaer
worker that makes weak men strong.
Many gam ten .pounds in ten days.
Over 400,000 cured- Buy No-To-Bac
from your own druggist, who will
guarantee a cure 50c. or Sl.Op. Booklet
and sample mailed free. Address: Ster
ling Remedy Co.j- Chicago or New
FJy traps 10icenis Botica dol
Celestin Jagonhas a large guanti
tv of fine grapesrv. Inch he is selijn
Cascareb stimulate liver kidneys
and bowels. Ifever sicken, weaken
or gripe, 10c.
Just try a 10c box of Cascaret the
finest liver and bowel regulator ever
There wifl'besno flies on 3'on" if
you buy a 10 cent fly trap at Botica
If yon want an inkstand that you
cannot spill the ink out of, you can
get itr at Botica dol LeonJ full of
ink, for only 37 cents.
WANTED . A boy to learn the print
ing trade, one 'who is nof aftraidto work.
"Must be intelligent and able to write
English. Apply to this office at once.
Wauled: Agents "and salesmen
for the "Security Cash. Recorders
in this city and state. For particu
lars address Hough Gash Recorder
coj Indian Orchard, lass.
The merit of Hood's Sarsaptfrilla
Is literally written in blood! -
It is traced, in the vital fluid
, Of millions' of the human race.
Its is positive medicinal merit
And curative power is written
Upon the hearts, and grave updn
Th minds of thousands
Jf people whom it has cured
And given good health'
When there seenfed nothing -before
Theui but darkness and despair- -
pit cures all diseases arising T- "
Erom or promoted by impure
t Bld by its intrinsic merit as
-he One Tree Blood Purifier
W The saving or gaining; of heaitii "inay cfcpcnd ong
Sthe fresnhess or punty of "drugsyou use. tertain posi-JJ
tive results must be had. (g&
We offer safe, reliable 'drugs nothing gets old, ifgg
Mt docs we destroy it. The reputation we maintain or
reliability and accurate prescription work insures the bes-2?
Sbf every thing. . . c T ga
H We comply strictly Vitn the State iPharmacy Law.g
Prescriptions prepared only by registered PHarmacists-. r ?
g i. I
A BOLA do
You Can Find More Good Bargain's
Here Than An? where Else. Come and See for Tonrseli
an so I Ml
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I I6"""! m
-. Spring Hosiery
Fr Ladies, Mia and Ckalres .
If you Tant good hosiery do not fail tojexaminc th,t
large assortment at Fernandez & Bro. Thev have hosi
ery ot an colors,
Ladies' Dress Goods;
White and colored lawns, organdies, new styles of Italian
lawns, solid colored fabrics, etc.; etc. Also a complete line 61
Cashmeres and linen eoods for
Hats$ Shoes, Furnisliiiig Goods; Etc;
Below is a partial list
A full line of men's and boy's sfcraw, felt, woolen and cortr
hats, silk and linen handkerchiefs, shawls, ribbons, wooll
en and daniask table covers', mattings ?ndf win do w
shades, trunks, gents' furnishing goods, meach
ed and unbleached domestics, r silver ware
sewine machines and musical instruments'. -
See- those handsome
gle and double) wHicli are fust
(Formerly E. 3leilcr,s Stand,)
Just Received a Full Line Of
Drugs, Chemicals. Toilet Articles, Paiii Wmi Shhmfi
- PertonarVj Painb," Brvsn Oils; EEf Efe
H, ffl BU
asp- " 5
wit " f u "" r ,:
Corner at ,
- AND . T
Tkat's (Pood m eyerj Way. h
jSTothing- but the best Everything- in this denrti
ment first-class. No need to have a caroconrernin,tJig
clothing for your boy if it comes Xrom Fernandez x '
Bro. Thev have all sizes and they .ire mode to stand
the abuse ol frolicsome youngsters.
1 ; "
At hm Prices. . , ur t,n
. Stylish fabrics is the rule in this, branch of our busi,
ness". NO; matter what, the price theuits are -hapely;
Satisfactiou guaranteed. Special bargains.
sizes auu. pnuea.
men's summer suits.
of otlicr goods in stock?
enameled, iron bedsteads (siK
the thing for this climated
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