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TUB- DAILY -11EIULD
THE OFFICIAL CiTY SR6AX.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 16j 1SU7.
This is a great day in bur sister
The public school was suspended
this afternoon, in observance of the
There was no session of the dis
trict court today, being suspended
in honor 01 the Mexican holiday .
The water from the cemetery re
saca has spread out until it reaches
the Alamo store near the publis
Yellow mosquitoes are a new de-
""relopment of the late overflow. Let
lis hope they may not bs harbingers
of yelJow fever.
Lucio Bonis has purchased the
k nxturesof the Continental bar and
will open a beer saloon in the same
building formerly occupied by the
Continental on the first of October.
Only beer, cider and lemonades will
be a sold.
A telegram was received by J. 17.
"Welch, the drummer from New Or
ieans, from his house there" recalling
him, saying it was useless to attempt
io obtain ariy more orders as no
goods could be delivered. 3Ir.
"Welch left toddy in response td the
si Yeljow fever is spreading on" the
" east Gulf coast and is epidemic in
New Orleans . There is danger of its
importation here through the vessels
constant arriving at Point Isabel
from eastern ports. No precautions
or expense should bo spared in thor
oughly cleaning and disinfecting the
ilatamoros has b&en the scene of
general festivities yesterday and to-
h day, the two days being celebrated
ith great state- The town is gaily
bedight with Mexican flags ami
enthusiasm is dis-
playgjJ'W our patriotic neighbors in
the observance of the nation's ln
Lime sells at 44 cents a bucket:
itow can the poor people buy lime
st such a price to disinfect their
premises? If the city cannot furnish
free the necessary disinfectants, the
citizens shotlld aid in the good
work by raising a fund for the pur
pose. Brownsville should be plas
tered from one end to the other
&wilh. lime and copperas or carbolic
.The public school has begtin this
year with an enrollment of 604 pu
nils. 198 beinir news pupils. Of this
number, 378 are boys and 220 girls .
A corps of nineteen teachers are
employed in the school this year.
Under the able guidance of Capt.
J. F. Cttmmings, who still retains
the position of principal, the" school
promises to do excellent work this
JFort Brown fired the usual salute
today at noon in response to the sa
lute from the Matamoros garrison
in honor of Mexico's Independence
day- The flag was also displayed
over the Administration building.
The office- of the French consul,
Celestin Jagouj also displayed the
French colors in recognition of the
day and the Mexican flag floated
over the Mexican consulate.
Tub Herald learns from M. B.
Kingsbury the agent of the Morgan
line, that the steamship Morgan
which sailed from Brazos last Mon
day is still at Galveston, not having
gond to Morgan City on account of
the yellow fever epidemic. Mr.
Kingsbury thinks that steamers
bringing freight from New York
will sail straight for Galveston with
out stopping at New Orleans, and
probably the Morgan will return to
Brazos from Galveston. Nothing
definite is known yet, however ;
3Iessrs. Howard and Burkd left
this morning for Sad. Roman ranch
lo look at stock;
Sheriff Wash Shely, Henry F
Hord, Esq. and Master Emile Lacaze
61 Rio Grande City, and Sheriff
JohnGIosner of Hidalgo, arrived on
lh steamboat Bessie at noon today
Enthusiastic Celebration of tk6
Great Mexican Holiday
Ah immense crowd of Mexicans
showed their patriotic devotion to
their mother country last night by
participating in the celebration at
the Rio Grande Ky station. A good
many of our American population
also attended. The celebration be
gan with a concert at Market Piaza,
front 7 :30 to 8 :30, by the popular
Santa Cecilia band, after which
the crowd repaired to the Rio Gran
de station. Here a temporary plat
form had been erected, sdats provid
ed, and other provisions made for
the comfort and enjoyment of the
The program which was present
ed began with a one-act drama call
ed "EI Grito de Independencia,"
which was very well performed by
a number of actors. It was conclud
ed by the singing of the beautiful
National Hymn of Mexico. Then
followed the reading of the Mex
ican Act of Independence by Ro
mualdo Trevino, secretary of the
"junta patriotica." Paulino Precia
do, ohe of our most eloauent Mex
ican orators delivered an address,
which glowed with patriotic senti
ment. Several recitations were also
rendered by young boys. The
banta uecma Dana furnished in
spiring music between the various
acts, and fireworks, Bengal lights,
etc., were fired at intervals. Just
before the conclusion of the pro
gram, Mr. Preciado raised the well
known "Grito," which was taken
up and heartily echoed by the au
Then Jose Webb, president of the
junta in a brief but well worddd
speech thanked the people for their
attendance and their aid in getting
up the celebration.
After this there was a brilliant
display of fireworks and then the
dance began; the merry hearted peo
ple "bailandd' until three o'clock
The steamboat Bessie arrived at
about 12 'Ao today, after a si weeks
battle with the waters of thd Rio
Grande on its trip to Rio Grande
City. The boat started on its return
from that point at 3 o'clock Tdesday.
Capt. Thornliam is certainly delight
ed to reach home onbd more, a
bright little daughter, thd first born,
having arrived during his absence
to welcome him on his return.
A good recommendation for Sim
mons Liver Regulator is, that it is
purely vegetable and strongly tonic.
Then too, it is Better than Pills be
cause easier td 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.
I will sell, for cash; 80,000 acres df
land in Hidalgo county, Texas, at 80
cents per acre. Havo also for sale
horse stock, cattld and sheep, on pri
vate terms, as soon as the number
dan be ascertained. Apply to
Cheap Passenger Kates
The Morgan Steamship Company
has made the following reductions
in its passenger rates from Brazos
Santiago to Galveston or New Or
leansj for single 'or rbuud trip
BETWEEN- BEA ZOS AND GAIiVESTOST.
Cabin. Deck. Ronnd trip.
"17.50; $10.00. ?30.00
BETWEEN BRAZOS AND NEW ORLEANS.
Cabin. Deck. Round trip.
$25.00. $15.00. $45.00
Deck rates include meals and
bunks. Round trip tickets are
madd available for return sixty
days from date of sale. Fdr full
information call on of write M. B:
Eingsbflry,- agent, Brownsville Texas.-
s Pine Tailoring-.
if S'tni want a pair of pants of a
suit of clothes made in the latest fa
shion, or" clothes cleaned or dyed
call on a first class tailor,
I I I I
VIVA MEXICO! 2Toticd to Delinquents. JKemoval Notice;
Notice- td Delinquents.
Tiose who are owinTHE Herald
sums ranging from $ 15 up; and who
are still unable to pay the same in
cash might show tlieir gcbd inten
tions or willingness to pay the same
by coming forward and giving the
proprietor their note for the amount
flue; It would be but fair that, the
proprietor being kept cut of his
just dues for So long should receive
interest upon the money, and in case
of necessity the said notes could be
discounted for cash. Debtors to Ths
Herald will confer a favbr bv coiri
plying with this suggestion.
N. B. There are a few accounts
which will soon be placed in the
hands Ofan attorney for collection
unless speedy evidence be given
of the debtors' intention to pa3r.
The grand jury camd iritd court
last evening and presented the fol
lowing bills df indictment: Tomas
Castillo, two counts for theft of
cattle; Josd Manuel Cavazos et al:
cattle theft; Cendbid Rivas, cattle
theft; Florentine Ro3as, cattle theft;
- , assault to murder:
Catarino Garza Villareal was eni
plo3'ed in the treasury df this statd
for over thirty years and it appears
that he was destined to die at his
post of duty and noted to be superan
nuated. About 8 o'clock last Tues
day morning he complained of a se
vere pain in thd breast and medical
aid was summoned and arrived
promptly but the trouble refused to
yield to treatment and the sufferer
passed away in an hour after giving
signs of illness.
Lbrencio Recio, ond of the parties
who was arrested charged with the
robbery of the track walker, of the
Rio Grande railroad, two years ago,
waa tried yesterday evening, result
ing in an acquittal .
Notice to Ice Consumers;
Ofiice of I
Frontier led Works,
Brownsville, Texas, July 27, 18&7.
In order td continud business and
pay expenses; wd are compelled to
make the following prices, com
mencing August 1 :
8o lbs (one bar, full weight). ,i; ...$i.25
Kb ice cut less than 5 lbs. or
for less than ten cents.
We guarantee big weight, pure
crystal ice, and aell for Jlesican
Geo. W. Recall, Manager
t havd this day bought thd ie
thainder of the stock of dry gdods
etc., ofitrs. S. A3hheim and will
continue business at the same stand
All persons indebted to Mrs. Ash-
heim will please call dn me and set
tie same. A. Turk.
Brownsvile, Texas, July-19 J97 :
FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syru? has
been used fdr over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their child
ren while teething, with perfect suc
cess. It sodthes the child softens
the gums, allays all pain, cures wind
colic, and is the best remedy for
Diarrhoea. It will relieve the poor
little suffefdr immediately. Sdld by
Druggists in every part of the world
Twenty-five cerit3 a bdttle. Be sure
and ask for ''Mrs. Winslow's Sooths
ing Syrup and takd tio other kind:
The U. S. Gov't Reports
show Royal Baking Powder
superior to all othersi
Thd victories of Hood's
Sarsaparilla over all
Forms df disease
That it is an tineddalidd
Bloo purifier. It conquers
The demon, Scrofula,
Relieves the itching and burning
df salt rheum, cures running sores;
ulcers, boils, pimples, and every
other fond df humor Or disease" orig
inatirig in impurd bided. Thd cilres
by Hood's Sarsaparilla are cures
absolute, permanent perfect cures.
They are based upon it3 srrdat bower
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Tins Is to notify the jrablic that t
J have itiored my jewelry shop from
: Jefferson street: opposite court
house; to Adams street, opposite-the
store of Juan Fernandez; where I
will be pleased to serve my old cus
tomers as well as the new ones. My
work speaks for itself.
Nicolas Sanchez A Ian Is.
B'rownsvilie; Sept. 15, 1897. '
We offer One Hundred JJolIars
iteward for any case of Catarrh that
canndt be cured 'by Hall's Catarrh
F. J. Chexet & CO. Toledo, 0.
"We; the undersigned, have known
F. J; Ciieridy lor the last 15 years,
and belie ve him perfectly hoiibrabld
in all business transactions and fi
nancially able id carry out any obli
gations made By their" firm. -West
& Tjstjax, "WMbldaald Drug
gists, Toledo, O .
WAiiPixfe, Rinnan Bo Martin; "Whole-
Sale Druggists; Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken iri-
ternaily, acting directly upod the
blood and mdcous surfaces of the
system. Testimonials sent free.
Price 73d. per bottle. Sold by all
Hall's Family Pills are" thd best.
JJr. Price's Cream Baking Pdwdtfr
World's Fair Hfsrhfjst AwarA
La Moda Elegaiite Taiibfsiidpi
I have opened a first-class tailoring
establishment on Parker Row; where
I am prepared to make suits td oMdr
in ail styles and dh short notice.
The latest fashion plates on hand
and perfect Ats a certainty.
Brownsville, Sept . 13 . '97.
For tnfanfi &nd Children.
S. P. WreftrJ.
Office and Warehouse at the
Old Stand 0 the Boot.
V4 F$ES: ao.o IN dOLti!
Y Ollll Blcycte.aeW Watck. Dteaeetf
v"33 fuag, or a Scholarship in
Jsi . . 1 xs. ITasghon's Practical SasinesS
a scholarship in most any other reputable bosi
riesscollege or literary school in the U. S. can be
secured by doing, a liUle work at home for the
Tooths Advocate, an illustrated semi-rnonthly
journal. It is elevating in character, moral in
young people, bfct read wilh interest and profit
Advocate Pnb.,Ca, Nashville, Tens:
LMenaon tins paper, j
A HOUSEHOLD ECEijSirY;
Cascarets Candy Cathartic,the mdst
wonderful medicil discovery of Jfie
age, pleasant and refreshing td the
taste acting gently and posititely on
kidneys, liver and bowels, cleansing
the entire system, dispel colds, cure
nea3ache, fever, habitual constipation
and billiousness. Pleass buy and tiy a
box of C. O. C. today 10, 25, 50 cents
Sold and guaranteed to ciif e" by ali
Axt Uaertaltt Dtaeaic.
There is ncfdiseafe sore ua-feertaiB ia.iia
iatarethan.dyepsia. Physicians say iKat
the sympfoms of no two ca&ea agree. It k
therefore most difficult to make a earrect
diagnosis. No matter under what diseawe
-dysiep& attacks you, Brwa' Iron Bitters
will care k. Invaluable, in all dkeaees of
the iitewtch blood utdAmh Faretkbr
H Six sCt ' k
& &&! epsfT&FTwr-&Fmp 2fw wwg w
. The saving or gaining of health iftaV depend bni
.the freshness" di purity bf
Jtive results must be had.
We offer safe, reliable' drugs nothing gets old, ifp
t does we destroy it. The reputation we maintain tor
reliability and accurate prescription work insures the" bfesr
of e"very thing.
We comply strietly with the State PHafihacy LaW. jft
PfescripHoris prepared only by registered Pharmacists. SP
J. I Ptiiefrlai) lanijsj, m
Fly tfap3 10 cents-BdticA del
Celestiii Jagdu has a large qdariti
ty bf find grapeSj which he is sdllih
Casdafets stimulate liver kidneys
and bowdls: Never sickeilj wBakdii
or gripe, 10c;
Just try a 10c bdx of Cascaret the
finest liver and bowei f emulator ever
TKdfS will be "no fiids 81 tdu" if
you buy a 10 cdiit Ay trap at Bdtida
It yod want an ilikstand that ytiu
canndt spill ihe ink out df, you can
get it at Botica del Lebnj full of
ink, for only 37 ceiits.
WANTED : A boy to learn the pfint
ing trade, one who is not afraid to work.
Must be Intelligent and able to write
EngllsH. Apply to this office al once.
Wanted: Agents and saldsrndn
for the "Security" dash Reorders
in this city and state: For particu
lars address HdtiGH Cash R'ecorb'eb
co. Indiari Orchard, Mass.
3ENEBAI. AGENt cOE NORTHERN 3&EX
riie Bab and Easiest Banning
Machine in the World. Took
the fedalforsuperidty at
thd recent Columbian
World's Faif .
JEWELBY, ARMS AJD
bmmercid Si - - liatamoiofc
8UMMB EXQUfiSiON -TIME
OF T fiE
From and after JnilB l3tbM 180f
regular passenger train will
ran as follows:
Leases Brownsville (Daily) at 3 p". m.
" roint Isabel it M 7 a. m
Hio Grande R. I
(Fofiiieriy Ei Meiber's Staha.
Just Reoeit'ed a Full Line Of
Off, Mdh m Melts, Patent Mm,
Unify faults, Jifsles, OilSj Etc
drugs, you use Certain posi-il
Ifdef Wins Teiifiisoii
OF BUFKIK, (NO.;
tfcfci if ikS OfMt BtwefiU Derived FrM
Dr. Mitel1 Heart C'urai
EABT DISEASE of Ions stariSlar f
not e&sfiy cured, but it is curable:
Elder Wm. Tennlsoa writes: "Iwa3
afflicted for thirty-fire years with heart dis
ease, in facl, Irouoled lth It nearly all my
life; I think It hcredP
tary as iny father wai
afflicted with It I have
suffered great distress;
my heart jjalpllatgd td
such sa extent as td
shake my whole bodyj
So distressing was it I
conld only wilh ereat
est difficulty fcompos myself tSslgfeil. Abou
two years agb I began takiag Dr. Miles'
Heart Cure- The first bottle gave ine nd
jjerceplible benefit, but after taking thd
third I began to feel much relief and I con
tinued fdr samd months. In&ve good rea
son to believe the cure is permanent.
Hr. Miles' Remedies are oli by all drag
gists under a positive guarantee; first bottld
benefits or money refunded. Book on Heari
and nerves sent free to all applicants.
DE. MILES MEDICAL CO., Elkhart, lad.
mmt pacific M?m
LStedmers iriake trips befweeii
Morgan. City ot Jfgw Orleans
and Brazos Siiitiago,
via Galtgsfcon about
eveff iO clays
Fdr further inf orniation call Bri bt
il. B. ELM&SBURY. A&l&'T.
Boarding and Lodging Ebusi
ASCtJAL A. BlUSENO, Ptop
(Lte of Millers tloleU)
Meals at all hofifa CofFtfe ah4
Chocolate, Fish, served at all hear
of dajr and nighh
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