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Buys and soils Mexican money
and Domestic Exchange.
Foreign Drafts issned on all
points in Europe.
Birds tfafce Tiieir Own Picture.
Mr. O. G. Pike, an English
photographer, has invented an in
genious apparatus that will be of
great service to naturalists.
By its use birds and other timid
creatures of the woods and fields
are made lo take their own photo
graphs. They are "caught in the
freedom of natural motion a-very
Valuable advantage to the scientist,
The simplicity of the device is
another point in its favor. An
excellent portrait or trie song
thrush is among the interesting
results tha,t have been shown.
A bait of fat is placed on an
electrical wire, which is so con
nected with a camera that when
the bait is removed : the camera
shutter is released, giving an in
stantaneous exposure of the sen
For obtainiug the pictures of
nocturnal animals the electrical
wire cau be made to ignite a little
magnesium as it releases the
abutter, giving a strong light at
the instant of exposure. Unique
Marie (the maid) "Yon look
charming, Miss Penelope; I cau
tell yon that as well as the glass.
Women were made before mirrars,
"Yes: and they have been be
fore them ever sinee."
A policeman was asked by a
coroner whether he had taken any
steps by way of attempting to re
suscitate a man on whom an in
quest was being held.
"Yes," said the policeman, "1
searched his pockets."
Chronic Constipation Cured.
The most important discovery of
recent years is the positive remedy
for ronstination. f!nqrarfff; C!ndv
Cathartic. Cure guaranteed. Genu- QJ Q R EGLY JR,
me tablets stamped C. C. C. Never
sold in bulk. Druggists3 iec
A Broad Hint. Gerald "I have
often thought that I ought to ,have
studied for the ministry." Gerald-
ine "You wouldn't have been a
success." Gerald "Why not?"
Geraldiue "You couldn't make
the necessary number of pastoral
calls; you'd stay too long at one
plcea." Brooklyn Life.-
S. L. Dworm N,
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS,
Surplus and Univided Profits, - . -20,000
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED.
I i XJ.Cl m
William Kelly, fC. II. Maris,
Robert Dalzoll, A. Ashhelm.
S. L. Dworman, M. Alonso.
Shelf and Heavy
m AG FJ CULT 13 51 A L IMPLEMENTS,
Mixed and Dry Paints foi
1 , Tin and Wooden Ware,
ill Wnpperman Nou-Breakable
$1? White Enameled Ware,
i4 Sheet Tin and Iron,
Round and Flat Bar, Iron,
$i White Lead, Lubricating Oil,
f?F Turpentine, Paint, Varnish
aud Window Glass.
Carriages and Buildings,
'Jarring; Wagon and Bui hi
Sash, Doors and Blind? to
Lime, Cement and Brit-ks.
Agt. for John Finniaau & (V UJ.
W WILL PAY THF HIGHEST PRICES FOR HIOES, HIHS AND ML COUMTRY PRODUCE Hi
BROWNSVILLE. Texas, and MATAMOEOS, Mexico.
WWHSSTE ASMS ANB AMMUNITION"
THE PLACE TO GO
TREATMENT is the
BUZABBTH STRBBT, BROWSYILLB, TEXAS.
THE FINEST IN THF C-TV.
The largest sum ever paid for a
prescription, changed hands in
San Francisco, Aug. 30, 1901.
The transfer involved in coin and)
stock $112,500.00 and was paid by
a party of business men for a
specific for Bright's disease aud
Diabetes, hereto incurable diseas
They commenced the serious in
vestigation of the specific Nov. 15,
1901. They interviewed scores
of the cured and tried it out on its
merits by putting over three dozen
cases on the treatment aud watch
iug them. They also got physi
cians to name chrouie, incurable
cases, and administered it with
he physicians for judges. Up to
Aug. 25, eighty-seven per cent of
the test cases were either well or
There being but thirteen per
cent of failures," the parties were
satisfied and closed the transaction.
The proceedings of the investigat
ing committee aud the clinicul
reports of the test cases were
published and will be mailed free
on application. Address John J.
Fulton Company, 420 Mont
gomery St. San Francisco, Cal.
Stops the Congli
and works off tlio Cold.
Laxative Bromo- Quinine Tahlets-cure a
cold in one day. No Cure, No Pay
Price 25 cents.
ISaeeessors to Celestin Jaood, 1
I Commission J j
1. Merchants. I Ii
2 . I
Wines, Liquors, Cigars
AND TABLS LUXURIES.
A complete stock of the finest im
ported and domestic
Wine, Cognac, Mineral Water
Gin, Ale, Cigars and
Pure Olive Oil, Delicacies
Of all descriptions kept in stock.
Prompt Attention Gifea to Ail Orders, by Mail or Otherwise. Family Trade Solicited.
ou Want the Best.
Your Physician aims to put
all bis knowledge, experience and
skill into thr prescription lie
wn'lei. It is an order for a com
bination of remedies which yonr
ease requires.. He cannot rely on
the result unless t lie ingredients
are properly compounded.
lit fair to your doet.r and
to 3 ourself by briugir.g jour
prescriptions here. . They'll be
compounded nuy by registered
pharmacists, who aie aided by the
largest stock of drugs in this part
of the States, everything" or the
finest quality that money cau buy
or experience select.
J.t PUT EG NAT. & BR0.
SB B BBIISBI
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The Way to BailH lip Your Home Town is fa Palisnize Koine Industries.
i IS PREPARED TO EXECUTE
Book and ol leoariiiol i
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.j. i-4- W
ses of Work f
In the Latest Styles p
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SSa CAWDY CATHARTIC . 2
' I S5mmwsi& 1 QVJZ YSiJR NEXT 08BEI. ' I
Ll Genuine stamped C.C. C. Never sold In bulk
HfcL Gwarfe of the dealer who trlw io sV
Bwjj69lBSiiSWiMMW8i TiiiriftM VfiifcHiif-nr n ... . .
W. T. DORSET So GO.
OWNERS AND MANAGERS,
Desire to inform the travelins: public that, having: been awarded
the contract for carry inir
The United States Mail,
They re also prepared to carry
PASSENGERS AND FREIGHT PACKAGES
irownsville 4li.ee .
Until fnrthor notice stages will Jenve Brownsville and Alice on
Leave BROWNSYILLE daily at 6 a.in. aad arrive at Alice in 30 hours.
Leave ALICE daily at 9 a. m., reaching Brownsville in 30 hours.
Conrteons treatment to patrons. Office hours, 9 to 12 a.m. and
2 to 5 p.m. For further information address
f ALICE TEXAS
MISS SUSIE DORSKTT, agext
BROWNSVILLE TAX AS