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THE FIRST RATIO
ne nsnUIMSVILLE. TEXAS
Capital, $100,000 Surplus and Undivided Profits, $42,000
Witt amnle resources, a strong Board of i Directors, and complete
. lul- M?l"c.i , rrv. i- t.-i.:i;iis mrfliallr invites the
crSy accommodation consistent with soundmd safe banking.
James A. Browne
W. M. Katciine
Jas. A. Browne, Pres.
S. L. Dwormaa, 1st Vice Pres.
yt. VL JUtcSffe, 2d Vke Pres.
A. AvfeheiiB, Cashier
C. P. Barreda
James B. Wells
W. F. SpragueJ
E. C. Forto
M. H. Cross
)00 cres m the Kio
frande Valley with rantfo
'house, canal and pumping
plant and windmill pumps
at every two miles which I
will sell at $17.00 an acre.
APPLY TO J. C. KENNEDY, MERCEDES
lumber CheapBut Not Cheap Lumber
We have the best line of lumber and
the finest Louisiana, cypress shingles in
the Rio Grande Valley at best prices.
Are receiving seventy-five cars to fore
stall shortage of cars during crop moving
Also have on. hand a nice supply of
sash and doors, nails, barb wire, fence
pickets, paints and oils, cement, and a
complete line of hardware.
V GET OUR PRICES BEFORE BUYING .
lan Benito Lumber Company-
Old "JOE GIDEON" Pure Rye
Awarded Gold Medals:
St.. Loms, Mo.f 1904 Portland, Oregon, 1905
iftm ,Qrvr ONLY 3Y.
T. Crixell & Bro. V. L. Crixell
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS J
Putegnat's Drug Store
Botica del Leon
CARRIES A FULL STOCK OF THE
Purest Drugs, Fine Toilet
Articles and High Grade
' .v fSrESCRIPTIONS A SPECIALTY ..
Greo. M. Pategnat, Proprietor
iSSOR TO d. L. PUTEGNAT & BRO.
Tf vnn tvioih to he care free.
Go to the Woman's Social Tea
There you'll have a musical treat
And a dainty spread, plenty to eat.
At.the home of Mrs. H. H. Wetter,
St. Charles St., Thursday 16th, 3 p. m.
Benefit of First Baptist Church,
Brownsfille. Ten cents each.
Full line soaps and perfumery at
Putegnat's. 2 6tf
Ahmiti7. homeseekers arrived
For saw One tent, complete
with fly, 12x14. Apply to C. F.
For sale 1638 acres, 3-4 mile
river front, has canal already built,
$22.50. Apply to The Herald, tf.
Just received at Putegnat's a full
line highgrade stationery, manicure
and shaving sets, toilets articles,
The dog and pony show gave its
lgstjesE&ibition last night to a full
-tent. The &tr$ will go north from
here. . -
Several Cars Seed Potatoes will-
be received by McDavitt Bros., in
a few days. Leave orders with
. Nearly, all of the hotels in town
were crowded last night, owing to
the crowd of homeseekers arriving
by last night's train.
The wind and dust have been
disagreeable today, but are better
than the freezing weather now
prevailing in the North.
Anyone who desires to join the
Brownsville Rifles should see Re
cruiting Officer, Lieut. T. A. Kin
der. F. N. Cowan, captain.
At last it's here, the height of
perfection in typewriting machines.
Let me show you. Geo. J. Head,
agent, Willman's Pharmacy.
A bunch of keys on a small chain
which were picked up on the street
about two weeks ago may be recov
ered by the owner by inquiring at
About fifteen members of the
Brownsville Rifles met on the par
ade ground at Fort Brown last
night and had a very instructive
and inteiesting drill.
Lost on the street, a gold breast
pin, Fleur de Lis center, set with
ruby and pearls. Finder will
please return same to Mrs. Bernard
L. Cain and receive reward.
The electric theater drew quite a
crowd at all three performances last
night. A complete change of pro
gram was given at each perfor
mance, all being very interesting.
Lost About January 1st. gray
overcoat with velvet collar, be
tween Brownsville and San Benito
on Military Road. Liberal reward
if returned to Alba Hey wood, San
Benito, Texas. Iwk.
TTavp vnn seen the "New No. 5"
Oliver typewriter, the most practi
cal, common sense typewriter in
the world? Come in and let me
show you. - Geo- J. Head, agent,
at Willman's Pharmacy. 1-13-tf.
Don't forget that the tax collec
tor is ready now to receive tyour
poll tax, and that, if you don't
pay it before the end of this month,
you cannot vote in any election
during this year, unless age ex
We have bought the Moving
Picture Show that has been opera
ting on Washington street. Any
having claims aghinst the same
should present them at once to
former owners, as we are not re
sponsible for any back debts on
same. The show will be continued
in first class style by us. Pressey
and Sons. 1-8-tf.
The Brownsville Riflesare ordered-
out to drill Thursday evening
at eight o'clock, at the parade
grouniin post. It is absolutely es
sential for every member to be pres
ent at every drill, in order to be
dv for mustering, I will expect
eaeh mernber to attend. -Geo J
Headrl st. Lieut.
Among .the recent investors in
this section is, L. H. Cassellman a
orominent grocer of Akron, Ohio,
who has bought land at La Donna.
Mr. Cassellman visited La Donna
and was highly pleased, especially
with the fields of cauliflower,
which he says is the best he ever
saw, both for quality and for the
quantity per acre.
Thb Herald is informed that
the La Donna Land Syndicate has
bought the interests of the Arroyo
Canal Company in Hidalgo couu-
ty, having taken orer the canal,
etc., of the latter company, which
will be incorporated in the La
Donna Land Syndicate. The
Arroyo enterprise was the property
of T. J. Hooks and others.
Room Wanted: Young man
from Chicago wants room in
private family for one year; modern
or antedeluvian, if clean and airy;
with or without board. L. E.
Wood, Phone 178. 2t..
Two of the Hurd cars will be in
tonight, one being the Land, and
the other a regular tourist car,
bringing about seventy more home
seekers t. look over the Browns
ville country".-. ,
About fifty of theookholders in
the Laguna Vista clubwent down
with Dr. Taylor today to-visit the
site, being accompanied by Dr. H
W. Taylor, manager of "the
Idiots, luuatics and convicts
cannot vote in this state, and
the man who has not paid his poll
tax cannot vote either. Will you
be content to be put in any of these
Notice is hereby given to whom
it may concern that F. P. Foley is
no longer connected with the San
Benito Nursery Company and in
no other capacity than as a stock
holder. San Benito Land & Water Co.
12 31 30d
ii i m m -m m hu
inferior lumber and the kind we
sell the difference in quality is
vastly greater than the difference
in price. We select our lumber
from the choicest trees cut in the
forest, and it is well seasoned and
h- will not crack or shrink after
using. Let us supply you for that
new house you are going to build.
FRONTIER LUMBER COMPANY
E. B. GORE
Civil and Constructing
Engineers and Architects
MEM. S- W. ENG. & ARCH. CLUB
Surveys, Maps, Profiles,
Plans and Estimates, Irri
gation Canals, and Drain
age Work. Drafting and
Office io Merchants National Bank BIdg
We are offering the following
bargains in city property for a
short time only:
1st: A two-story brick house, in
good repair located on lot No. 12,
Block No. 37 (St. Charles Street)
two blocks from St. B., B. & M.
2nd: A large commodious brick
dwelling in good condition, two
large under-ground cisterns; ac
commodations for two families.
Located on lot No. 7, block No.
55 (Levee Street), $5000.
3rd: A brick store building on
lot No. 7, block No. 51, Levee
4th: Lots 9 and 10 in block 32,
'on St. Francis street, $600.
Apply to E. H. GOODRICH & SON,
Wheels bought, sold, and re
paired. Brownsville Undertaking
EI Paraiso SM
JOHN DARROUZET Prop.
American, French and Mexican dishes.
Lodging furnished Cheap. Street cars
pass door. Next door to opera house.
Eleven acre farm three milss.
from Brownsville, brick dwelling,
five rooms, underground cistern,
barn, all fenced, on resaca, for
$1,700. Easy terms.
W. S. Dougherty.
12-28-tf. Abram, Hidalgo, Texas.
Setting Him Right
"Could you get more hickory nuts
or more lemons into a barrel ?
"Hickory nuts, of course."
"Wrong. You could squeeze more
lemons into it." Cleveland Plain
Foote Lislitc Has your sister a
strong part in the new piece?
Miss sue .Brette wny, yes; sne
1ms to earn' around one of those
heavy spears! Yonkers Statesman.
One Kind of Snap.
"Talk about vour snaps," said the
i)ltc man as he climbed into tho
And jiiFi then it snapped. Chi-
Private Caruco en Drill.
Enrico Caruso, the far famed teu-
or, when he was a youth oi nine
teen was drafted into the Italian
nrmv. ins drill sercreant reDorteii
him to Mnior Mo'rliati for sinsinff.
-- o o ' u -'
but the major discovered something
unusual m his voice and, alter
rpnrimandin? the drill senreant.
promptly assigned Private Caruso
to spend all the leisure that his mil
itary service allowed m study with
the teacher of the regimental hand.
Blcwinq tho Candle.
PFaco a lighted candle on a table
nt the end of a room. Invite some
one to stand in front of it, then
Winrlfnld him. make him take three
steps backward, turn around three
times and then advance three steps
and blow out the candle. If he fails
hp tnuat tiav a forfeit. It will be
fnnnrl that verv few are able to suc
ceed, simple though the test ap
pears to be.
Organic rocks are so called by
geologists because they were form
ed by the action of life. Such rocks
as -coral and chalk are organic.
The highest point to which man
can ascend without his health being
seriously affeeted is 16,500 feet.
Installation of Gasoline Engines and Pumps
Tonight 5 c
Rooms. and Meals $1.25 a day
U. S. Cy.
Francisco Gonzalez, Mgr.
The public will find an extensive
assortment of Dry Goods, Shoes,
Hcts, Jewelry and Saddles at
p ces T-ilhout competition at
Las Bos Naciones,
SAKUALLA Ob COMPANY
Front of M-rket.
Ass't U. S- Attorney
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Will do a general prac
tice in all Federal and
State Courts. Special
attention given to Land
Export manifest blanks, vendors
lein and promisory notes at The
Cheap for Cash!
T. A. KINDER,
Are you afflicted with this disease
Are you still using a razor
Are you still using a tweezer
Then 'you certainly
have not used
M A J I.
Dr. Alexander Grossman, the eminent Hair and Scalp Specialist,
hn nfter IS vearsof research and exDerimenting. discovered an ABSO
LUTE remedy for this unsightly disfigurement.
To destroy the
or your money
GUARANTEED , .". VMm , "t . : ' - DrOVe
To be absolutely 0.KvJ: if :
non-injurious to w,V?if .. : it.
The action of this WONDERFUL compound
commences immediately on its application to the
L parts afflicted. MAJI does not burn the hair, thus
making it return more coarse and bristly tuan ever.
MAJI goes to the root of the evil it destroys the
CAUSE of the growth. It destroys the factors
favorable to its growth. MAJI cures by destroying the productive.
conditions that cause this disease
If you want to be CURED, if you want to dispense with the razor,
if yon want to discard the heavy veil you are compelled to wear to con
ceal this humiliating, unsightly blemish, get a bottle of MAJI now at
once. If your druggist does not keep it send- $L 00 to us direct, and
we will mail it to you, postage prepaid, in plain wrapper.
Turkish Remedy Company,
511 6th Avenue. New York City
Address Desk. 'Free: Valaabla Booklet, "The Key to tie ProWem.j
SENT ON REQUEST
CONIZATION , COMPANY
Merchants National Bank Bldg.
Acts Quickly and