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THE OFFICIAL 0IT! 0S6AM.
One Year -. . -. . $6.00
6 Months, . -. 3-
3 ' xoO
e . . . t 60 cts
3IONiJAr, SEPT. 20, 1897.
AKOUT TO WW
If hen billions or costive eat Oas-
'caret candy cathartic, cure guaran
tee 10c. 25c.
From some unaccountable reason
then) was no business transacted in
j ihe district court today.
Mexican dollars have taken a lit
tle rise recently they were uorth
44 cents in New York Saturday.
fe Invitations nave been issued by
he Matamdros Casino TJnion for a
'dance tomorrow night at the opera
Forwent: Dwelling houVS "on
Levee street, forn'eily occupied by
t V. II. Mas6n and family Jtent reas
bnable. Apply to F. Yturria.
The new bdll in the Catholic
church in Matanloros was cracked
bnthn night of th'e loth., when it
was being rang for tho "grito" of
The, daughter of Josiah Turner,
iliss Teresa, who lias been seriously
ill here for several weeks, ue are
pleaded td learn is much improved
and is rapftlly recovering.
Corporal -J. (.4. Fretcher was honor
ably discharged esterday from
Troop II. 5th Car., and reinlisted in
Troop H, 7th Cav., which is now at
Fort Apache, Ari'z .--Fortx Hinggold
The Mexico City train is reported
en hours late todaj. A train wa?
ma'db up at Sallillo and run in at
"the hour the other was due. The
trouble is still due to high water
along the line. Laredo Times, 16.
The iiio Gande commenced to
fall here Saturday afternoon and
had fallen fertile twenty-four hours
up to last night (Sundaj) nine
inches, but a small rise, of about
two inches reached us up" tb 4 o'clock
VTudgo Rusel! had a bad fall from
iti'6' bench Friday afternoon, -which
terminated the proceedings of the
court rather sudden!'. The judge
had just been denouncing somewhat
Severely two or three citizens Who
objected to serving as jurors in a
murder trial owing to conscieutious
A tarpon over six feel long was
the center of observation this morn
ing in front of Mike Leahy's saloon.
Itwas,a beautiful specimen, with
its shining silver scales. The captor
6f this nionUer silver king was
;Tames AY". Dur-t of Corpus Christi
"Whd is at present visiting here. Mr.
Durst and Dr. F. X Combe went
"down to the Point esterdav to hunt
for tarpon noar Brazos Santiago
Pass. Dr. Gombe was on tho point
bfcatching a big fellow, when his
lino napped and the fish made off
with the hook. Mr. Durst is very
much elated over his success in
landing hi? tarpon; which he suc
ceeded in doing with a very small
hook, after phning the fish for a
long while. The capture weighs
about a hundred pounds, and meas
hres exactly six feet, two inche'sj
"ifom tip to tip.
"'.If ou want a pair of pants or a
feuit of clothe? made in the latest fa
shion. or cloth83 cleaned or ded
ball on a flrt clas tailor,
fcr. Price's Cream Baking Powdef
World's Fnir Pfi Awarfi
I Jiave this dav btfttgh't the re
mainder of the stock of dry goods
etc.jO.fMrs. b. Ashheinr and will
continue business it the s&me Stand
All person's indebted to Mrs. Ash
Irfiiuf will please call on me and et"
A. Tt UK.
i?resir-vIH, Tsa-; Jul H'J
Judge "V. P. Doffgherty bf Ilidalgd
arrived in the city Saturday and
will remain until WsdneSdaj.
W. W. Sheh, the efficient and
popular sheriff of Starr county, left
Jor home this morning after spend
ing veial das in the city.
Henry F. Ilord, Eiogrande's most
prominent legal lights, left for home
this morning after a stay in Browns
ville of several davs on business;
S. II. Spier, of San Antonio, the
hustling representative of the "Lit-
Ule Joker'' tobacco, arrived last
nignt on tne ince siage. xie nas
been busy to-day ''painting" the
town with tobacco signs.
Sheriff John Closner left for his
home at Hidalgo this morning.
Sheriff Closner reports a heavy
ie!d of both cotton and corn in his
county and sajs all classes of stock
are in excellent condition .
Fred V. Truwitt arrived last night
from San Antonio, having been
called home bv telegraph announc
ing the serious illness of his wife.
We are pleased to learn that Mrs.
Truwitt's condition is much im
proved to day.
TV. A . Winslow and Y D. Mar
shall of Sau'Ahtonid arrived Satur
da night. Thev are representa
tives of the Socuritv Mutual life in-
isu ranee company of New York, and
expect to remain in Brownsville
several UeeLs in the interest of
George Bielenberg has returned
to Matamoros after a prolonged ab
sence, during which he ibited
Mexico Cit and other points in the
interior, in the interest cf the Soto
la Marina asphalt mines. !Mr. Biol
enberg is very enthusiastic regard
ing tho prospects of the company-
which has been organized for the
purpose or developing these asphalt
deposits, of which company ho is a
leading member. To a Herald rei
porter this mbrning he said that
matters are progressing very favor
ably. "While at Soto la Marina he
saw two Russian experts in asphal
turn mining, and thyy, after exam
ining the deposits there, informed
him thai the deposits both dry and
liquid are among the richest tney
had ever seen, arid sufficient in
quantity to supply the country with
asphalt for many jears to come.
The company is making preparations
for putting in machinery and will
soon be in a position to put the as
phalt on the market. Mr. Bielen
berg had a pretty hard trip, return
ing hornet being just nine days on
the hurricane deck of a horse. He
uas obliged to come that way from
Soto la Marina to Matamoro3 on ac
count of the high water.
T will sell, for cash, 80,000 acres of
land in Hidalgo bounty, Texas, at SO
bents per acre. Have also for sale
horse stock, cattle and sheep on pri-
rvate terms, as soon as tho number
can be ascertained Appiyto
Cheap Passenger Kates.
The 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 BIMZOS AND G VJTESTON.
Cabin. Deck. Round trip.
fl7.50. ?10.0ti. $30.00
BETWEEN BRAZOS ASDXEW tiRLEANS.
Cabin. Deck. Round icjp.
Deck rates include meals atid
bunks Rfnnd trip tickets aie
madG available for return sixty
das from date of sale. For tull
information call dn or write M. B
Kingsbury, agent; Brownsville Tex-
A good ecolnmendation for Sim
mons Liver Regulator K that it is
purely vegetable and strongly tonic
Then too, it is Better than Pills be
cause easier to take in liquid or
p'owddf and with no griping, -"wjiile
the relief from Constipation, Billi
ousnessj sick Headache and Dspep-
sla. is quick and sure.uI find Sim-
mons Liver Regulator a very safe
and valuable famrlv medicine.
K-cv, M. Rollins, FnirCcid, Vh
SUICIDE AT RIOGRAJtDE.
j Pi P. Taarezr a Proniineiit (Citi
zen Ends His Existence:
Eiogrande, Tex Ssptr IS. Fran
cisco P. Juarez attempted suicide
this morning bv' stabbing himself j
with a butcher knife, penetrating
the left lung above the heart, and
severing th'e left pulmonary- artery.
His death is hourly expeotoa. Mr.
Juarez isiiS vearS or vajje. He had
recently failed in busines3 and con
tinued brooding over his losses has
weakened his mind.
Eiogrande, Sept. 19th.' FranciscQ
P. Juare7, who stabbed himself yes
terday with suicidal intent, died to
uay. He will be buried 'tomorrow.
Captain William K Devitie died
jestordav at one o'clock in Mier,
Mexico. He loft this city eVerday
one week ago to buy ludes for a Gal
veston house and seemed then to be
enjoying good health. He was taken-
suddenly ill and sank very rapidly.
Capt. Devine was 53yeara of age, a
native of Cork, Ireland. He came
to this country in the early sixties
on ac"count 61 tho Fenian trouble
and became a volunteer member 6t
tho U. S. Xavy. He has lived on
this frontier for many ears and was
well and favorably known all along
and beond Brownsville. He was
a generous aud honest man. Ho
leaves a wife and bight children;
five boys and three girls. Mrs. De
vine is living here and has most of
her children with her. The funeral
will occur at Mier this afternoon.
The Times extends its sincerest
condolence to the heart broken wife
and fatherless children. Laredo
FOR OVER FlFrY YEARS
Mrs. Winslow's Sootiiivg Syrup has
bden used for over fifty years by
millions of mothers for their child
ren while teething, with perfect suc
cess. It soothes the child, softens
tho gums, allays all pain, cares wilid
cull'c and is the best remedy for
Diarrhoaa. It will relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Sold b
Druggists in every part of the world
Twenty-five cents a bottle. Be sure
and ask for Mrs. WInslow's Sooth
ing Srup"and take no other kind
Afrangments have been made by
Mrs. C. A. Fprsyth to organize a
class in drawing at the public
school, provided a sufficiently large
number of pupilft are obtained.
Lessons of one hour each will be
given twice a week in the afternoon
after school classses. Charges: 50
cents per month. Parents wishing
to take advantage of this opportuni
ty for their children to learn draw
ing should notify Mrs. Forsyth at
Mrs. Forsyth alsd wishes to organ
ize a class in china, painting, lessons
to be given at the public -chooL on
Uifferdnt daji from the drawing
Pupils dt attending- the public;
scnool will be admitted to either
Fo& furtlferpai'ticulars apply to
Mis. C. A. 'ForsUIfbYFrof. J Fj
We offer One 'Hundred Dollars
Reward for any case ofCatarrh that
cannot be cured bj' Hall's Catarrh
F. J. Ciiexey & Co. Toledo, O.
We; the undersigned, havo known
F. ,T. Cheney for tho last 15 jears,
and believe him perfectlyhonorablo
In all business transactions and fi
nancially abl to carry out any obli
gations made by their firm".
West & Tuuax; "Wholesale"- Drug
"Walding, Kinxa & Marye; "Whole-
sale; Druggists; Toledo, Q. -
Hall Catarrh Cure is taken in
ternallyj acting directly upon thn
blood and mucous surfaces of the
srslem. ' Testimonials sant free.
PrTcfe 7oc. per bottle. JSold by qll
llall's Family Ifills are the best.
-. rife'rnrr Pw.vFJ5BpnKRKr".rA.
Sarifl Cro3 expects to leave
shortly fdr Xew York td attend a
meeting in the interests of mining
The Casino Ma tarn orense gave a
hop last Saturday evening in hdhor
of President Diaz' escape from iii-
l jury at the hands of the assassin
who-attempted to kill him.
The fair at the Plaza de Allende
lis more animated this veaf than for
some 3 ears 'past. This is owing to
the good crops made this year
which lias made inbheymore plen
tiful. The Edison phonograph which is
'on exhibition at the fair is the cen
ter of general interest; and freely
patronized. It renders some good
music, consisting of various poj u-
lar air, and' is worth hearing.
Capt. Francisco Cantu of the 13th
regiment of Matamofos was acci-
dehtilly wounded, on the night of
the 16th by a pistol in the hands of
Lieut. Fortunate Moreida who was
examining the weapon. The acci
dent, happened in the regimental
quarters; The ball struck the cap
tain jut below the under lip and
came out through tho cheek, not
causinsr' a damrerous wound, but
costing him the I6s of a few teeth.
LThe wounded dfficer was taken to
The city continues to rejoice over
the nfesident's escape. Last night
a 'paseo" marched through the prin
cipal streets. It consisted of a dec
orated carriage containing four
pretty little girls, bearing a large
portrait of General Diaz. In front
of the carriage rode an escort of
jsoldiers and the l3th: regimental
band, which played patriotic airs, a
number of soldiers following in the
rear. This procession started at8
p. m. amid firing of cannons at the
fort and ringing of the church bells
of the citv.
Notice to Ice Consumers;
"Office of I
Frontier Ice Works, j
Brownsville, Texas, July 27, 1897.
In order to continue business and
pay expenses, we are compelled to
make the following prices-, com
mencing August 1:
So lbs (one bar, full weight) . . . $1-25
40 ,, .............. .v.. ......
0 ice cut les3 than 5-Ibs. or sold
for less than ten cents.
W6 guarantee big weighty pure
crvstal ice,and sell for Mexican
Geo. W. Rendall, Manager.
The victories of Hoodr's
barsaparilla over all
Forms of disease
That it is an unequaliod
Bloo pUriher. It conquers
The demon, Scrofula,
Relieves the itching and burning
of salt rheum, cures tunning sores;
ulcers, boils, pimples, and every
other form of humor or disease orig
inating In impure bldod. The cures
by Hood's Sarsaparilla are cures
absolute, permanent, perfect cures.
They are based Upon its great power
to purify and ennch the blood.
Pianos and !
PHOF. GEO. KRAU$SEl
is .home again and is pre-
'oared to tune and renair
r L s 1 i
pianos, organs and allit
kinds ol musical lnstrii-ii
liltJLS Uli aiUil. 11UUV-C. C 1
van oe iouna at me
KRAUSSC BOOK STO&E.
A HOUSEHOLD 3TECEbSIlY.
C.iscarets Caody Cathartic,the most
wonderful medical discovery ot the
age, pleasant and refreshing- td the
ta.te acting ggatly aud positively on.
kidnejs, liver and bowels, cleansing:
the entire system, dispel dclds, cure
headaehf, fever, liabitunl constinatiou
and bilhousnes-.. Please buv and tiy -a
box- o . U. C. tod,iy; 10, 25, 50 centt.
Sold and guaranteed to cure by ali
JOBN ?. K ElSEY,
ATTOPcEEX jx t LAW.
Will practice in the Federal and
- - T
tSafe Drugs. , I
The saving- or gaining
Stlie freshness or purity bf drugs you usie-. Certain posi-
0tive results must bfe had. M
We offer safej reliablb drugs-hbthih- ets old ifgi
&t do'es we destroy it: The reputation-we maintain tor
reliability and accurate prescription work insures the best
of every thing. ggt
M We comply strictly-with the State Pharmacy Lnw.gj
fiPreseriptions prepared only by registered Pharmacists. "
, I L
Fly traps 10 cents Botica del
Celestirt .Tagou has a large qaanti
tv of 'fine grapes-, which lie is sellin
Cascarets stimulate liver kidneys
aiid bowels. 2sever "sicken, "weaken
or gripe, 10c.
Just try a lQe box of Casearet the,
finest liver and bowel regulator ever
There will be "no flies on you'' if
you buj' a 10 cent fly trap at Botica
If you wanlt an inkstand that you
cannot spill the ink out of, you cart
get it at Botica del Leon, full of
ink, for only 37 cents.
WANTED : A boy to learn the pnnt-in-
trade, one who is not afraid to work.
, , . ... . 1 r z
Must be jntelhgent and abfe to .vntc
English. Apply t6 this office at once.
"Wanted: Agents and salesmen
for the "Security" Cash "Recorders
in this city and staU. For particu
lars address H6ugii Cash: Recorder
rd.-, Indian Orchard. Mass.
3ENEK AL AGENT OR JTORTEERN 2l ES
vl lid tsIUbiiliJuJ
rhe- Best; and Easiest Bunning
Machine in the World. Took
tife Medal for superiofcy at
the recent Columbian
JEWELRY, AilMS AND
ommercio St Matamoios
TIME f JMtE
B'rotn and after June loth., i897
t'eular passenger train will
rtin 0.6 follows:
SECULAR TRAO". "
Leaves Brownsville (Daily) at 9 a. m
" Point Isabel 4 r. m ,
(Formerly Bi Kieibex Stand.)
Just Received a Full Line Of'
iialSi Toilet jiiii'cles,
Pfirtaanfj Faints; Brushes, Oi!sr Eic, Efc
.1 Browns villa,
M. Ifiipgi Ddildy
o'f healtH Inay depend qX
A Living Object Lesson fcr Dr. Milts' Nevi
F-E4RT DISEASE Isciirable. "Fororar
forty.jaars," "writes Daniel Myers of
Two Taverns. Pa., on Aug. 10, 1SS6".
"I snaered ith Jieart disease. Firstaslight
paapitation, Eraauaiiy sxowing worse- iaen
ing sensation? and much pain in the region
Of the Loart alarmed me and I conshlted L
physician. Receiving no benefit I tried
others and a number
of remedies, spending
a larg's amount of
money, but finally be
came so bad that It was
unsafe for me to leavo
home. I commenced,
using Dr. Miles' Heart
Cure two years Ago.
For eighteen months I have been well. Al
though 72 years of age I can go where I wish,
and I Sleep all night and wake no as cheer
ful as a babe and completely rested."
Dr. Miles Remedies are sold by all drag
gists under a positii e guarantee, first boVtle
benefits or money refunded. Book on Heari
and Nerves sent free to all applicants.
DR. MILES MEDICAT." akhart, Cadi
MORGAN S. S.
Steamers maVe tnps befWexi
Morgan 'City or New Organs
and Brazos Santiago,
via Galveston about
every 10 days,
For further information call btt br
M. B. KL5rtJSBDE. Agent.
13'oatdiug and Lodging House
PASCUAL A. BRISSKO, Prop
(Lnte of Millers's Hotel.)
Mcalg at all feonrs Coffee and
Chocolate, Fish, served at all hear
j of day and night.
Patent Medicines Statlofiery,
If ZI VtZ&X HAOES, At drusjistErOQijaSc,