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Stottmsmlk Bailn Herald.
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 1903.
CONSOLIDATED IN JULY 18J3, WITH TUB DAILY COSMOPOLITAN, WHICH WAS PUBLISHED HERE FOR SIXTEEN YEA I. S
AMES B WELLS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Itfice Second Floor Rio Grande Rullrcad
t. H. OOODKIOII. E. E. GOODRICH
E. ri. GOODRICH & SON
Attorneys at Law.
atitrr1 in Real Estate.
omtv Abstracts of Ctmeron Oounty
ept in the office.
HIIOWKS I.I.B. TEXA8
S. L. Dwormut,
THE FIBST NATIONAL BANK
OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS,
MPITAL ; 950,000
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTS).
Buys and sells Mexican moisey
and Domestic Exchange.
Foreign Drafts issued ro all
points in Europe.
William Kelly, C. H. Maris,
Robert Dalzell, A. Ashheim.
S. L. Dwonnan, IT. Alonso.
1 H. THORN
OFFICE SEAR MILLER HOTEL. '.
Elzabetli St., Brownsville, Texas. !
F. W. KIRKHAM,
IMivsicisin anil Surgeon
Special attention to the diseases of
the Eye, Ear, Noso and Throat. Of
fice in Tilshman Building, (up stairs
Thirteenth street. Brownsville TexaE.
)lt. L. 1 LAYTON.
Physician and Surgeon-
3FESCE: Parker Row, Corner I2tb
ami Washington streets,, (up
stairs.) Entrance Washington
BROWNSVILLE, :: : : TEXAS J
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
You Want the Best,
Your Physician sums to put
all his knowledge, expei i-nce and
skill iitto the .pre.-cnptioii he
whIt. lr is mii iulrr lor a eo.ni
hniH'iun of rciufrin . which j'our
cae requires. He cum ur rely oti
the result miles- Mi" ingied'ients
are properly comjiwiMied.
5- fun- i yiiif doctor and
to juiirsf lt- liritiirii-i; your
pre.-cnptiofTs here.. They'll he
('.tiipiiiiiKled ily by retii.-tered 8
pharmacists, who ar- aided bv the B
luifret .-'t.ck f riii; in this part
of tlie Stat"-. -VHrytliinjr "t tile
Guest qtiHliiy Mm' tpntify can buy
or experience si-lent
J. L PUTEGNAT& BR0
Botica del Leon,
San axtoxio, Texas,
FEE.VCK BUILDING,' MAIN PLAZA.
Will practico in the federal and state
courts. Laud titles examined.
Staple & Fancy Groceries
Cigars, sujobing and chewing
tobacco, Taney candies,
cakes and crackers,
Full line tin ware, crockery, Etc.
ftar MADE NEW. -a.
J. S. & M. H. CRO!
n'itOt.Ktt.Si tf K.J B.Kit. v J J
Dru Goods, Boots & Snoes
BR0Y7ITSVILLE. Texas, and MATAMOEOS. Mexico.
WliNf-C HESTER ARMS AN3B AM MUNITION" ffl
And General Repairer is now ready
to repair and upholster fnrmtnre
Levee and lltb. streets.
H. M. FIELD
ACTION TAKEN IN j ago, are the heirs of Maria Josefa
FORT BROWN CASE. Cavazos and Jas. Stillman of New
York City. Tlie jiapers in this case
in bulk now represent at least a
cubic foot and wcish about fifteen.
The case involves .the purchase
of the United State militarv head
quarters at Fort Brown, adjoining
the City of Brownsville, and the
contention between the parties is
as to the ownership of the funds
appropriated by Congress to pay
for the sight of Fort Brown, amount-
Motions of Plaintiffs Overruled at
Galveston, Tex., Jan. 22. The j
following motions were overruled
today in the Federal court in the
case of C. B. Combe, executor, et al.
vs. Jas. Stillnmn et al.' which case
involves the site of Fort Brown,
Million of James Stillman to re
call or modify the order directing
the clerk to apply for the transfer
of bond for $7G,3S9, and the fund
of $50,000 from tho Federal Court
at San Antonio.
Motions of Thomas Carson and
-James Stillman to strike from the
files the petition of intervention of
Mrs. Rafaela M. de Garcia'Cavazos
et al., or, in the alternative, to refer
same to a master of the court for
the purpose of expunging therefrom
all irrcvlant and impertinent mat
ter. Motions of plaintiffs for an or
der to adduce oral testimony at tho
Motion of plaintiffs to refer to
the master of the court the inter
vention of Mrs. Maria Rafaela Ca
vazos et al.. to pass upon the ques
tion of law and fact, and toexpunge
all irrelevant matter.
The plaintiffs today filed an
amended motion, which ivas over
ruled, .praying the court to refer the
intervention of Mrs. Cavazos and
others to the masters of the court.
The .above motions arc the result
of au ardor that was made bv Judge
Waller T. Burns at ihe remtt ses
sion oi the United States court at
Houston, requiring C. Dart, clerk
of the ourt ot the Southern dis-
tricLj.to procure from the San An
tonio Tex.) National Bank the
sum of -$50,000, dejwsited in that
bank ia said cause, -and to transfer
the same to Iiuut-u and deposit it
in the South Texas -National Bank
to the .credit of the Circuit Court of
the United States iar the Southern
district oi Texa.s.
3Ir. Dart was als requested at
the same term to .procure from tho
clerk of ihe United States Circuit
Court al San Antonio tho bond ex
ecuted by James Stillman
cause ior o.aay. auu, wnen re
in" to if 16UU0U.
Shelf and Heavey Hardware,
r AGRI ChG" CTUR A L IMPLEMENTS
I am prepared to make suits
and clean Clothes
on short notice. Work
Sy&JOpposdte Thielen Bakery.
Tin aud Wooden W 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 Paiuts for
Carriaces and Buildings,
'Jarriajre, Wggon and Build
Sash, Doors aud Blinds to
Lime, Cement and Bricks.
Agt. for John Finnigan & Co.
PY thP Hiqrtest Prices for Hides, Skins and all Country Prndnte'ilU
ceived Mr. Dart is required to pre
serve the bond as a part of the re
cords of this cause for such disposi
tionas the Circuit Court of the
Southern .district mar hereafter
Mr. Dart filed a motion in the
Circuit Court at San Antonio to
earry into effect the above orders
and the same was heard by the
court at San Antonio on Nov. 24,
but has not yet been acted upon
'The above orders requiring that
the xnoney and bond transferred to
the Southern district court become
necessarv from the fact that the
cause is pending in the Southern dis
trict at Brownsville and the money,
bond and papers were only at San
Antonio for the convenience of the
parties, during the period that San
Antonio was included in the same
district with Brownsville, and the
court of the Southern district now
having jurisdiction of this cause, it
is necessary that the money, bonds
and papers be removed into the
jurisdiction of the Southern dis
The5 principal parties to this suit,
which was begun some thirty years
PANAMA TREATY SIGNED.
Washington, D. C, Jan. 22.
The treaty between the United
States and Colombia for thn con
struction of the Panama Canal by
the United States, was signed to
day iji this city. No details of the
signature of the treaty were obtain
It had been intended not to make
the signatures of the canal treaty
public until tomonow, but the
news apparently was too good for
some of tho friends of thc-xanal to
kecsp after the long delay and sus
pense and it transpired at tlie Pres
ident's official reception. Fears
had been entertained until this
week that Colombia would not be
willing to accede to the wishes of
fthc United States in thematterand
that recourse to the Nicaragua can
al project might bo forced on Ihe
The principle obstacle to the o in
clusion of the treaty, it is said. 1. s
been the price that tho United
States was to pay in the shape of a
cash payment and by way of an
annual rental for the strip of terri
tory along each side of the canal
right or way. It could not be
learned.lonight what wasthc price
finally agreed on. Sometime ago
there was a hitch over the question,
of the extent to which control "by
the United States over this strip of
land should go, Colombia objecting
on the ground that the provisions
requested in the treaty by the Uni
ted States would mean a relinquish
ment of sovereignty by Colombia
over part of her territory, but this
matter was amicably adjusted, ae
. . I was a dififtrfnfA nc in iUa i;r r i. .
in gaitl I luc
lease of the strip of land in ques
tion, the final result being a practi
cal concession in perpetuity of the
strip to the United States for canal
purposes and incidental police con
trol and protection of the canal
right of way.
Tho canal treaty was signed at
Secretary Hay's house this after
noon, Mr. Hay acting for the Unit
ed States and Dr. Uerran, the
charge d'affaires of Colombia, who
had been specially given full pow
ers to negotiate tho treaty, signing
in behalf of Colombia. The treaty
will have to go to the Senate for
rat:fication and it is believed it Will
be transmitted to (hat body tomorrow.
FIRST AND LAST ACTS".
Austin, Tex., Jan. 20. The first
official act of Go'v.'S. W. T. Lanhara
was to sign the commission of Hon.
B. Colquitt as Railroad Com
The last officiar act of retiring
Governor J. D. JSayera iras to
pardon a poor and friendless negr
convict' who was serving a lonr
term in the penitentiary for a miner