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THE -DAILY -HERALD
THE OFFICIAL SiTY 1B6A1L
One Year . . $6.00
6 Months, . 3-o
c . 60 cts
f Issued Ever- Day Except Sunday.)
Entered at the Postoffice at Brownsville Texas
as Second-Class Jtfail Jtfatter.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. S, 1897.
The first through mail from Hi
dalgo for a veek reached here last
Mexican dollars are going np
they were quoted in yfew York yes
terday at 43 cents.
J A new taiior shop has been open
ed oq Parker row, one door above
The Herald olfice.
The river is falling today at all
points above as far up as Carrizo.
Here it fell one inch today
Cipriano Leal was arrested in Ma
tamoros Monday for forging the
name of B. Guinea to an order for
The steamboat Bessie) after being
tied up for several weeks, this side
of Hidalgo reached that place lato
For Rfix Dwelling houso on
" Levee street, formerly occupied by
W. II. Mason and family Rent reas-
onable. AddIv to F Yturria.
The Alice mail stage made good
time yesterday reaching here at 11
o'clock last night, and that, too, af
- ter starting from Alice foiir hours
The pile-driver belonging to the
Mexican government, commenced
repairs this morning on the jetties
on the Mexican side opposite the
Subscribers who have copies of
The Herald of September 4th, 1S97,
"Who do not desire to preserve thom
will confer a favor by sending them
to the editor.
The steamer sailed from Morgan
City at 11:30 yesterday morning
with 17 cars of freight. No news
of her leaving Galveston up to 3 :30
"We regret to learn of the serious
illness of Miss Teresa Turner, the
daughter of Josiah Turner of Santa
Maria. Mr. Turner has brought his
daughter to town for medical atten
tion. There will be a general meeting
ot Mexicans this evening at 6 o'
clock at the Jagou building near
the opera house to arrange for the
celebration of the S7th anniversary
or Mexico's Independence the 16th.
Trains on the Bio Grande railroad,
commencing on Sept. 15, will run
as follows: Leave Brownsville dai
ly at 9 a. m., returning leave Point
Point Isabel daily at 4 p. m. See
change in their time tablo in to
morrow's Herald .
A deplorable accident happened
to a boy named Pedro Hernandez on
the M. & M. railroad last night
about six miles above Matamoros
It seems that the boy was on the
cowcatcher with a lantern, driving
cattle from the track. The train
moving very slowly oh account of
the water standing on the track;
when he either stepped off or fell,
h and his legs were caught under the
cowcatcher and both of them brok
en just above the knee. The train
was checked at once, in time to pre
vent the wheels of the engine from
running oyer the poor boy, and he
was promptly rescued from beneath
the cowcatcher. He was brought
into the city and conveyed to the
hospital. His injuries are thought
to be very serieus. Should his life,
be saved, he will doubtless be a
helpless cripple for life. Later:
"We learn later that young Hernan
dez died of his injuries late this
morning. It was found necessary
to amputate both legs from the ef
fects of which he died shortly after
the operai ion
IJETHER PJROM K GCTOftf.
Assures Our People that Work
"Will Begin. On the Browns
a ville Branch of the New
Road at Onee
A letter received by T. J.Mc-
Minn, Esq., from Dr. D. G. Gunn,
the president of the now road which
has been projected from San Anto
nio to Brownsvillej brings encour
aging words for this section. Dr.
Gunn sas in his letter fhat the peo
ple of Brownsville may be assured
that the branch to Brownsville will
be built as soon as anv portion of
the road and that the entire con
struction will be expedited as rapid
ly as possible, the management
moving with all the promptitude
warranted by encouragement offer
ed by the people.
The president also writes that the
company intends to accept an offer
recently made by certain contrac
tors to build the entire 275 miles
between San Antonio and Browns
ville, at one time. Tho inaugura
tion of this work -would certainly
put a new phase on things in this
locality, creating an immense de
mand for labor, and greatly enliven
ing the business situation by the
amount of money which would soon
be put in circulation here.
FOE OVER FIFTY YEARS.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their child
ren while teething, with perfect suc
cess. It soothes the child, softens
the gums, allays all pain, cures 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 fMrs. "Winslow's Sooth
ing Syrup," and take no other kind
Col. R. B. Rentfro came down
from Hidalgo last evening.
Frank Rabb and Y. B. Linton re
turned yesterday afternoon from J
Hon. J. B. Wells, who left Mon
day m for Hidalgo, is reported to be
detained there by illness.
Charlie Starck left for Monterey
to try his fortune in our sister repub
lic. His many friends wish him
Misses Sanie and Florence Kene
dy expect to leave on the coming
steamer en route to Huntsville to
attend the Sam Houston normal
Judge Russell did not arrive last
night as was expected. News has
been received here that he is sick
at his home in Corpus Christi and
will be unable to attend court here
for a couple of weeks .
I have this day bought tho re
mainder of the stock of dry goods
etc., of Mrs. S. Ashheim and will
continue business at the same stand
All persons indebted to Mrs. Ash
heim will please call on me and set
tle same. A. Turk.
Browns vile, Texas, July 19 '97
The victories of Hood's
Sarsaparilla over all
Forms of disease
That it is an unequalled
Bloo purifier. It conquers
The demon, Scrofula,
Relieves the itching arid burning
of salt rheum cures running sores,
ulcers, boils, pimples, and even'
other form of humor or disease orig
inating in impure blood. The cures
by Hood's Sarsaparilla are cures
absolute, permanent, perfect cures.
They are based upon its great power
to purify and enrich the blood
K. Price's Cream Baking Powdfcf
World's Fair rfij-t Awari
I will sell, for cash, 80,000 acres of
land in Hidalgo county, Texas, at SO
cents per acre. Have also for sale
horse stocky cattle and sheep, on pri-
vate terms, as soon as the numper
can be ascertained. Apply to
: John McAlle.
Try a 10 cent'fly
j a iSzl comfort,"
District court was opened this morn
ing at ten o'clock, and Judge Russell
still being absent, the attorneys present3
chose Judge Stanley "Welch to ser e as
special judge. Judge Welch then took
charge, making a brief talk, thanking1
his fellow lawyers and expressing his
hopes that everj thing would proceed
pleasantly and expeditiously while he
was on the bench. - T
The grand jury was then empaneled
and, having received the usual charge
from the judge, retired to the considera
tion of its duties. Following is the per
sonnel of the grand jury : C.F.Tilghman,
foreman, H. Sherwood, W. II. Schmidt)
A. Yznaga,. John Haramboure, j. B
Sharpe, A. Turk, Vietor Egly, jr., Mike
Leahy, Benj. Kowalski, C. A. Eorsyth,
The following members of the bar are
in attendance : R. B. Rentfro, sr., W.
N. Parks, A. B. Cowen, C. H. Maris,
S. A. Belden, jr., Aug. Celaja, A.
Wolf A. A. Browne, F. Frisby, E. H.
Goodrich, W. J. Russell. T. J. McMinn,
and Jos.. Pinero of Matamoros
Oliver Hicks is employed as assistant
clerk by District Clerk L. Kowalski.
The following bailiffs were appointed;
Fernandina Jimenez, Faustino Lopez,
A. Glaevecke, Jas. Connor, Felipe Cobb.
The civil docket was sounded and a.
number of cases in which the special
judge is disqualified to sit were postpon
ed until after the arrival of Judge Rus
sell. Court was adjourned at 11 a. m. untiL
If you want a pair of pants or a
suit of clothes made In tho latest fa
shion, or clothes cleaned or dyed
call on a first class tailor,
Died in New Orleans.
The following notice of tho death
of Folix T. Zeleskey is taken from
tho New Orleans Picayune of Aug.
29th. Mr. Zeleskey was a brother
of Mrs. Jno. Simo of Pointlsabel :
Died, Sat., Aug. 2S, 1S97, at G :4o p.
m. FELIX T . ZELESKEY, Sr., be
loved husband of Kate Cook, aged
49 jears, a native" of Cincinnati,
Ohio, and a resident of this city for
forty six years.
The friends and acquaintances of
the family and the members of th9
Young ?,ien'3 Mutual Benevolent
Association and of Continental
Lodge No. 2532, K . of H., are re
spectfully invited to attend the fun
eral, which will take place this
(Sunday) afternoon at 3 o'clock,
from the late residence of the de
ceased, 710 Josephine street, be
tween Annunciation and Chippewa.
Cincinnati, Ohio, and Browns
ville, Tex., papers please copy.
A good recommendation for Sim
mohs Liver Regulator is, that it is
purely vegetable and strongly tonic.
Then too, it is Better than Pills be
cause easier to take in liquid or
powder and with no griping, while
the relief from Constipation, Billi
ousness, Sick Headache and Dyspep
sia is quick and sure. "I find Sim
mons Liver Regulator a very safe
and valuable family medicine.
Rev. J. M. Rollins, Fairfield, Va.
DON'T TDBAGCO SPIT OR SMOKE
YOUR LIFE AWAYv
If you want to quit tobacco usin
easily and forover, be made well
strong, magnetic full of new life and
vigor, takes No-To-Bac, the wonder
worker that makes weak men strong.
Many gam ten pounds in ten davs.
Over 400,000 cured Buy No-To-Bac
from your ovn druggist, who will
guarantee a cure 50c. or S1.00. Booklet
and sample mailed frea Address: Ster
ling Remedy Co., Chicago or New
Wanted at Celestin Jagou Espe
ranza farm 300 men, and boys, to
pick Sea Island cotton. Price 37
cents per "arroba.J
Ladles I make big wages al
home, and want all to have the
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
A HOUSEHOLD NECESSirY.
Cascarets Candy Cathartic,the most
wonderful medical discovery of the
age, pleasant and refreshing to the
taste acting gently and positively on
kidneys, liver and bowels, cleansing
the entire system, dispel colds, cure
headache, fever, habitual constipation
and bilhousness. Pleasa buyand tiy a
box ot O. O. C. today; 10, 25, 50 cents.
Sold and guaranteed to cure by all
In ancient Egypt it was the
custom among certain tribes to
eat dead friends as a mark of
Notice to Ice Consumers
Frontier Ice "Works,
Brownsville,-Texas, July 27, 1S97.
In order to contiaue business and
pay expenses, weare compelled to
make the following prices, com
mencing August 1 :
80 lbs (one bar, full weight). S1.25
40 , ... .70
3D ,........., .14....
20 ,, ..........I. ........ .
14. ,, .................. . V. . .
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: V.cS..i-.... AS
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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. Rexdall, Manager.
Tiie Herald office is prepared to
do all kinds of job work with neat
ness and dispatch and at living
prices. Remember The Herald of
fice when you want any work done
in that line
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS.
Has 57 Instructors And 751
Students. Women Admitted
to All Departments. Tuition
Free. Total Expenses
$150 to $250.
Academic Department: Session
begins Sept. 29th.: Entrance Ex
aminations Sept. 22nd.: Matricu
lation fee f 10 ; 115 courses of study ;
University system of instruction and
discipline ; well equipped scientific
laboratories ; Library of 35,000 vol
umnes ; Y. M. C. A. ; Y . "W. O. A. ;
Gymnasium ; Athletic Field,
TEACHERS' COURSES LEAD TO PERMANENT
STATE TEACHERS' CERTIFICATES.
Engineering- Department Con
fers Degree of Civil Engineer.
Law Department. Sessions be
gins Sept . 24th. : Entrance FLxani
inatiofts Sept. 22nd. : Matriculation
fee, payable only once, ?30. A two
years course leads to degree of
Bachelor Laws and entitles holdor
to practico in any Court in Texas.
Law students may pursue Academic
courses without further charge.
Medical Department: (Located
at Galveston.) Four years course t
Faculty of 20 trained specialists;
School of Pharmacy J School of
Nnrsing (for women;) Matriculation
fee payable once, $30. Complete
equipment m all Schools. Session
begins Oct. 1st. : Entrance Exam
inations the preceding week.
For Catalogue of any Department, or
for information, address
Owing to the refusal of the Morgan
line to transport sulphuric acid to this
port, we are obliged to close our soda
fountain for the season.
Parties having our soda water tickets
can ha e them redeemed on presentation.
J. L. Puteg NAT, Manager.
We offer One Hundred Dollars
Reward for any case of Catarrh that
cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
F. J4 Cress? & Co. Toledo, O.
"We, the undersigned, have known
F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years,
and believe him perfectly honorable
in all business transactions and fi
nancially able to carry outany obli
gations made by their firm.
West & Tihtax, "Wholesale Drug
gists, Toledo, O .
"Walding, Kdjnax & Mvevu?, Whole
sale Druggists, Toledo O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken in
ternally, acting directly upon the
blood and mucous surfaces of the
system. Testimonials sent free.
Price 75c. per bottle. Sold by all
Hall's Familv Pills are the best,
This IB Your Opportunity.
On. receipt of ten cents, cash or stamps,
a generous sample will be mailed of tho
most popular Catarrh and Hay Fever Cure
(Ely's Cream Balm) sufficient to demon
strate the great merits of the remedy.
56 Warren St, Hew York City.
Ifcev. JohnReicx, Jr., of Great Falls, Mont.,
reeommended Ely's Cream Balm to ms, I
can emphasize Ms statement, "It is h posi
tive cure for catarrh if used as directed."
Rev. Francis W. Poole, Pastor CentralPrea.
Church, Helena, Mont.
Ely's Cream Bah is the acknowledged
cure for catarrh and contains no mercury
ncr any injurious drug. Price, 50 vesta.
TORN P. KELSEY,
ATTORNEY T LiW.
Will practice in the Federal and
Hio Grande City. V - Jcxas,
The saving or gaining of health may -depend onv
lt:he freshness or purity of drugs "you use. Certain posi-H&
-)tive results must be had.
We offer safe, reliable
'Mt does we destroy it.
!vi,1ik;liftr inl oorMTfif-rfa T-kfcrrrnrion wnrl- innre: thf riPr
ggof every tiling. . ig
& - We comply strictly with the State Pharmacy Lav.p
Prescriptions prepared only by registered Pharmacists.
1 - J. L Putefliat Manager, m
Fly traps 10 cents Botlca del
Celestin Jagou Iras a large quanti
ty of fine grapes, which he is sellin
Cascarets stimulate liver kidneys
and bowels. Xever sicken, weaken
or gripe, 10c.
Just try a 10c box of Cascarefc the
finest liver and bowel regulator ever
There will be "no flies on you" if
you buy a 10 cent fly trap at Iiotica
If you want an inkstand that you
cannot spill the ink out of, you can
get it at Botica del Leon, full of
ink, for only 37 cents.
WANTED : A boy to learn the print
ing trade, one who is not afraid to a ork.
Must be intelligent and able to -write
English. Apply to this office at once.
"Wanted: Agents and salesmen
for the "Security' Cash Recorders
in this city and state. For particu
lars address IIocgh Cash Recorder
co., Indian Orchard, Mass.
3ENERAI. AGENT iOR KORTHEKN MES
I I B
l'he Best and Easiest Bunning
Machine in the World. Took
the 'iledaiforsuperiofcy at
, the recent Columbian
. jewelry, arms and
ommercio St Matamoxos
From and after June loth., 1S97.
regular passenger train will
run as follows:
Leaves Brownsville (Daily) at o p. m.
" Tomt Isabel 7 a. m
m Grande I I
(Formerly TE. Kleibcr's Stand.)
Drugs, Chemicals Toilet Articles,
Pertumery, Paints, - Brushes,
DR. Miguel Barragan
Brownsville, - - -
drugs nothing gets old, ifg;
reputation we maintain lor
Elder Wm. Tennison
OF BUFKIN, IND
TWt of the Great Benefits Derived From
Dr. Miles' Heart Cure.
EAR2 DISEASE of Ions standing ia
not easily cured, but it is curable.
Elder T7tn. TeUnlsOa -writes: "I -was
afflicted for thirty-five years Yrith heart dis
ease, in fact, troubled with it nearly all my
life; I think It heredi
tary as my father was
afflicted with it. I have
suffered? great distress,
my heart palpitated to
such an extent as to
shake my whole body.
So distressing was it I
could only with great
est difficulty compose myself to sleep. Aboufc
two years ago I began taking Dr. Miles
Heart Cure. The first bottle gave me no
perceptible benefit, but after taking the
third I began to feel much relief and I con
tinued for some months. I nave goodrea
Eon to believe the cure is permanent.
Dr. Miles Eemedies are sold by all draff
gists under a positive guarantee, first bottle
benefits or money refunded. Book on Heart
aad nerves sent free to all applicants.
DB. MILES MEDICAL CO., Elkhart, Ind
MORGAN S. S.
SOUIHEIIII PACIFIC C0M1T,
Steamers make trips between
Morgan City or New Orleans
and Brazos Santiago,
via Galveston about
every 10 days,
For. further information call on or
M. B. E2XGSBURY. AGENT.
Boarding and Lodging Hous
PASCUAL A. BRISENO, Prop
(Late of Millere's Hotel.)
Meals at all honrs Coffee and
Chocolate, Eish, served atllhctirf
of day and night.
a Full Line Of
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