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BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 1903.
CONSOLIDATED IN JULY 181)3, WITH THE DAILY COSMOPOLITAN, WHICH WAS PUBLISHED HEIiE FOR SIXTEEN YEA US
JAA3S B WELp,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Office -vscand Floor Rio Grande Ruilroad
H. oOOOttK'-U. E. E. GOODIiiaU
K. H. GOODRICH & SON
Attorneys at Law.
-alisrs in Keal Estate.
i tio'-t- Abatrscte of Caraeron County
Kpt in the office.
HROWXS "I.E. TEXAS
g Wax. Kelly,
S. L. DwORMiX,
THE LESSON OF MAZATLAN.
1HE FIBST NATIONAL BANK
OF BROWNSVILLE. TEXAS.
A GENERAL BANKIKc- EBUSINESS TRANSACTED.
Days and sells Mexican money
and Domestic Exchange.
Foreign Drafts, issued on all
poizts in Europe.
William Kelly, C. H. Maris,
Robert Dalzell, A. Ashheim.
S. L. Dworman, M. Alonso.
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OFFICE NEAR MILLER HOTEL
Elzi'wth St., BrOvntsviKe, Texas.
F. w. KIRKEAM,
Physieian :"!l Surgeon
to the dis hsb Oi
Special attention to tt
Kvh. Ear. Nwe and
fi,. iu Tikrliinaa BuiMiiiK, (up stairs
Thirteenth street. Brownsville Texas.
L. T. L.A.VTOX.
Physician and Surgeop.
DFFICE: Parker Row, Coiaier 12U.;
ami Wai-hiugton streeu., (np:
stairs.) Entrance Washington
; SEX AS :
You Warn the Best.
Your Physician anus to'put
nil his knowledge, experience and
.skill into. tlM prescription he
win-?. ! is n order Jur a eoui
hiiixtji.ii of remedies vvltifh your
mis requires-. He r rely on
tile result nites rh ingiedient
arn properly compounded.
( fur ii'vmr doctrtr and
to oiirxelf by hrinjrii.g jour
prescriptions kere. The-'1I be
finmitoniided .v iv registered
Q . .
S pharmacists, who are aided by the
I ltget- stock of drtijrs in rids part
I of the States. -v rytiiiiiir Ot tile
I finest quality that leoney can buy
$ or experience sejeet.
I c.-L PUT ECU AT & BRO.
Every City In the Land Should
Clean Up Ere It Be Too Late.
THE PLAGUE SITUATION
One Hundred and Seven Deaths
Since -January 1 Many
, New Cases.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
BOTICA BEL LbOIST.'
San Antonio, Tkxas,
FREXCH BUILDING, tfAIA" VLAS&. ,
Will practice in the federal wiA state
ourt. Land titles examined .
. H. OR
W. P. DENNETT,
Staple &-Fancy Groceries
Cigars, smoking and chewing
tobacco, .Fancy candies,
cakes and crackers,
Pull line tin ware, crockery, Etc.
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BS0W2TSVILLE. Texas, and MATAMOROS, Ksxico.
i WINHSTA ASMS ANB AMMUNITION 1
$ . :
Mexican Herald: The. city of
Mazatlan is paying dearly for its
long neglect of. the only means of
preserving the health of communi
ties. The hasty resolve to clean tlie
drains and disinfect the noorer
quarters is tantamount to a confes
sion that these duties have been
slighted. The houses of the poor,
where infection has made them
perilous to the public health, are to
be burned, and the owners com
Mazatlan has its poorer quarters
or "barrios," where the slum popu
lation, consisting of Chinoe coolies,
Lfishermen, and thc.waifs and strays
of a modern town, has congregated
and where disease has always been
iuick to break out. The authorities
have not attended to the poor peo
pie as they lould have done. It is
the old storjT, and the same may be
said of most cities, even in this
boasted twentieth century. Wher
cver those are slums, foul and
jl dirty tenements, swarming popuia- j
jtion unfurnished with water in
-proper quantities, and sanitary con
veniences 'unknown, tiiero will di
ease he rampant, and when the
plague, ax cholera, or typhus wines
it Gnds the soil congenial to it:-elf.
irin in the dirty
iquarlcreof towns and cities and
Ifrom them spread to the hmt
j the rich and the merely well-to-do.
Thus it? the solidarity of humanity
illustrated. A town may not safely
without grave jieril, allow the ful
teuem eute to remain filthy. Gitod
municipai housekeeping implies
hgiving torery man, woman and
child a-dtcent honie. If tie children
of the pr die oif with some epi
domical disease. I- swnj that the
children tf the oumfoVtstUlc classes
will he affected and eorttrihute their
rpart to the toll of death.
Every cay m lh country hould
hegin now, io clesui up, to institute
(measures of tenement liouse reform,-
Mazatlan, Mex.. January
Tliore have been 107 deaths from
the plague since January 1. The
deaths on the loth numbered sOven,
and inanv new vases are r.p rtTd.
The number of wooden houses
burned is 10t.
Two coaches in which plagtic-
stricken people sought to csiapo
from the citv will he burned.
A young workman's ijmther died
from the plague at the family house.
Pome sanitary inspectors entered
the house and took possession of
tho corpse. The young man was
sent to the depaitnient of oiM rva
tion. The man's wife ana i-ister
were abent at the time iI 1L0 in
spectors' vi-it and aftemar!-d! - ap
peared, fearing to be taken to the
lazaretto. This morning one of the
women was found dead from thtt
plague, and tin- other has not been
heard of. The young man ins not
been attacked by the disease, but
has lost his mind.
Most of the Indie's of the lngher
class have left the city and hardly
any women are ecnm the streets.
Trade is reduced to the lowest
Great disappiontment is felt at
the nonarrival yesterday ofseium
on this steamer from Gu tna.
LABOR IX MEXICO
It is a Seri iv.- Problem. But
Be Solved bv Chinese.
C&- MADE NEW. 2 :1U
I H. M. FIELD
-DEA I. Kit
r' -3-. xf"x -N! -tj" "3 "frrg -er i!i
Shelf aitd Heavey Hardware,
And Geaeral Repairer is now ready 3P
to repair and upholster furu.tnre m AORICUoTUHAL IMPLEMENTS-!
Levee and llth. streets. "f
I am prepared to make snits
and clean Clothes
on short noticp. Work
Shop Opposite Thieleu Bakery.
m Tin and Wooden ft are,
White Enameled Ware.
Sheet Tin and Iron,
Round and Flat Bar Iron,
White Lead, Lubricating Oil,
Turpentine, Paint, Varnish
and Window Gass.
Mixed and Dry Paints for JJJ
Carriages and Bnildtngs, p
'Jnrriage, Wcpon and Build-
Sash, Doors and Blind? to
Lime, Cement and Bricks.
Agt. for John Finnigan &Co.
IW Pavs the HiVhrst pric?s for Hides, Skins and all Conotry Produe? iu
Mevieo City, Jan. Jv,". It is be
lieved that the decision oi n. man
auement of the Chinese Commer
cial Steamship Company to operate
-teainers direet between China and
the Mexican port of Mar.ranillu
will do much towards solving the
problem of securing laborers in
Mexico. The representathe- of the
company state that they can bring
a superior class of Chinese laborers
Tlu inn ff tnl..ir i h. ri.
And to -got xid of the congenial . ,r .
, h mg a serious problem m Mexico.
ifareeding places of foul disease. , t i , , , ,
., b. 1 . , Chinese labours licretoture have
J he plague at Mazatlan where . . . . , ,..
. , r. , . , , i been ea?v to procure, but the dilli-
th. low in trade is great, where the ! i( ' , l ,
. , ' jCUlty seem to be m securing .tcJa5s
port ha received a blow that it will; , , ... . . ' .
, . (Oimenwho will retain their em-
tate years to jecover irom, is a
warning to every city in the repub-
Jie. The town has lest in money
enough to have cleaned the drains
of a largest, has been fined by
inexorable nature 'or its abandon
ment of th poor.
I ployment. The ollicials of the new
steamship company insist that they
can import a better clas of men
who will make steady worker-. IE
tlie company is successful in doing
this the question of dieap labor for
Mexico will hate been solved
A MEXICAN PLANT.
The canagria is a plant that grows
wild and' abundantly on the sandy
plains of the northern states of
Mexico, and contains a powerful
tannin, and a coloring principle
which gives the hides a peculiar
color. This plant has not been ex
ported in quantity, hut in view o
its valuable qualities, the depart
ment of foment having a consider
able quantity of the roots prepared
for shipment to the Mexican consuls
in Europe and the Mexican com
mission for the St. Louis exposition
has been specially charged by Secre
tary Fernandez to collect extensive
samples for the Mexico exhibit.
This canagria plant will probably
become an article of considerable
export as jts qualities- become
; CHESS BY WIRELESS
New York. A game of ch'.-iwas
played by teams on the Lucania
and Philadelphia on the high ses
through the medium of wireless
CURE FOR BLOOD POISONING.
New York. Another, hospital
tries the formalin core for blood
poisoning. Undertakers flr-t discov
ered this cure.
SUIT TO RECOVER LAND.
Washington, D. C. Mrs. May
brick, who is in prison in England,
and her mother, Barones3 von.
Roques, have brought suit to recover
thousands of acre3 of land in Vir-
ginia, "West Virginia and Kentucky.
known in foreign markets. Mex- Arrangements are being .made to-
take her testimony in prison.