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IN HIDALGO COUNTY
Ci\ ilization Overthrows the Wild Animal
Kiru*dorn--Pharr Progress Is Proclaimed
Victor and Declared
The EYE of the
Public Is On Us
The best looking and most complete town -f Its else in the Valley.
Finest hotel facilities, clean, sanitary, best equipped and uiu t
| comfortable with finest cuisine in the Valley.
Cool in summer, situated in the
Center of a Park
Where only dava ago the cart us and mesqutte grew wild.
Come make your home m this U"'Wf and up-to-date town; fall tu
line, we arc selling the ground last.
Come early that you may he k well over the ground and select a
choice business or res id* nee h*l,
, Come listen to the music of the hammers, its echo rings through*
* on' the Valley telling the tale of progress.
An elegant hank and office building Is fast nearing completion,
where a flue hall will always b* in readiness for dances, meetings.
-*'mm lals and theatrical
Wlo-re ■ an you find such an ideal local k»o?
A handsome new brick < him h is nearing completion. A doaep
handsome lions * Mr** rising in our midst, W bat can prove the
uureesa of a tow n more than seeing homes ri»** so fast from where
only six monthsago the cactus grew and the wild animals roam*
rd at large?
It'ser'volr* ar* built and only wailing until the water works are
completed to give us clear filtered river water.
Titer® are openings for a first-class Mnig and Stationery Store.
A I>rv Good . Itoot and Shoe Establishment, High Grade Meat
ICirkct and Itakery, <'ombim*d Cleaning and I'r-song Establishment
with llurlter Shop.
Flralclsss l>* utiat al «* I'hy t* tan and Surges For further par*
® | ti. ,a“. addr* -» PHARR TOWNSPE ?0MP\NY
\ While In the Valley
DON’T FAIL TO VISIT
Elevation, 1 4o feet.
I Irrigation, unexcelled. ’
Drainage, natural. >
w: PROVE IT
) * >
I I k
To be the most progressive, high
ly developed, prosperous, thriv- I
ing proposition in the Lower Rio K
Grande Valley. I
, A personal investigation will con* |
vincc you of the greater advan- I
tages and opportunities offered. I
' : MISSION UNO IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
» MISSION. TEXAS I
JOHN J. CONWAY I
President W Sole Own* I
BAILEY AND TAFT
IN NEW HAVEN
BAILEY DENOUNCES SOCIALISM
AND ALSO BRYAN
S'y» Hoarst Used More Mo“e? than
Any Man in Politics Says Dem
ocrats Suffer from Disease Called
Mew Itaveti, la if. lit. Speaking
before Hi* Xcw Haven rhanlwr of
commerce tonight. President Taft,
made a pica for the continuance of
hi* Economy and Efficiency Horn.
mission He declared hi* administra
tion had no d sire to "persecute'
business but that it will continue en
force tio* law against monopoly and
unlawful combination*, and urged
the bus!tic*# men of he country to
£,.! together with him aud to insure
Sen atm liailey was an earlier spea
ker. although lie called himself an
optimist, he sounded a_ warning ag
ainst th,* increasing danger of sm ial
To his warning the president took
“I don't thin*: we need that which
he fears and which I should tear If
I thought we were near it Social
ism." Mid th* president "I liav,. aid.
ding faith in the American people.
Hailey atta< k<’d ..orialism. the in
itiative, referemluni aud recall and
v.hat he termed th,. false patriotism.
"Tit- man who denounce* most
the use of money in politics is the
man who ones thti moat money in
politics.’ he said, "there is a than in
New York. Hears! is his name, who
ha-, lead mnr,. money to sat alwiui
the us*' of m uey in politlrtt Hiati ant
ofh* r man. yet lie has used personal
ly more money than any other man
in politic* than any other t*-n men
t could iiam,.."
There is another illtistrl *u* dent
o* ra« who has hail much to sat aismi
hi* patriotism and wbogot rich nut
of politic* I refer to William .1 Bry
an." c minding h*' <1*11011 load soc
ialism .ytol declared he was a reac
tionary and not afraid to claim it.
II** Mid people who called theta,
solves democrats were oflen I *1 as
tray by false doctrines .
"Republic an#, alien l|»«*> .talk
• bout Hryau shoujri not forget their
*>w n l*afol!,.ttc i w ant you to unite
a common policy. What I want To do
is to fight and without flinching
the conm’on eg rny of the country
socialism I wan’ to say that no re
publican who ever held the off fee of
president uhs tried to be more fail h
l»tl 11» th*' |.*<>pt.- than Taft 1 would
tike t b at hint t«r the presidency
but not by lying altout him
Speaking of the I lemur rat ic parly
he »aid it had rn attack of the "Bry
an i tin."
. BY C0MMIT1EE
PURE FOOD EXPERT SCORES SIG
C,,emi*t Sustained on All Except One
or Two Mi«or Points Rrpubhcans
and Democrats Join to Make Re
Washington. JJan. !!♦- I»r. Harvey
W, Wiley, chief of >t*e * li**ini-lrv Ko
rean of Agriculture, win* wu the
atorm center of the food administra
tion ewatroeerag la»t mi aimer, was gi
ven a clean lull of health In the re.
i irntt of the iMMiae eommittee that
investigated the charge* and counter
j charge* The committee in Its ro»
Wt. shirto will he printed for the
j n**u , M ndsy, M.i*tams Wiley *11
along the line except in some tiuini
P irtant details, The repflRlcaa
| memleers of the <onimittee joined
I with the democrats' in making the re
|(*»n unanimous There were no pol
itic* In the report, said 'Thairmaa
Maas ef the commit toe. The report
recommend* that Wiley be given a
flee hand in the enforcement of the
pure food and drug law
To Train In Trv»«
Associated Press, t.
Chicago, Jan 20.— |t 1* announced
i today that the Chicago A Bertram
will train at Waco. Texas, this year
I The ft rat Mtnad will depart early Is
ONLY WILSONS ENEMIES ARE
Me Comb* Says Issue Is Whether a
Man Should Give An Honest An
swer to a P'wm Question or Resort
Washington, Jan. | ;♦ —The Wll-i
son-llarvcy episode has hrought f »rth
a statement hy Win. P. MrCoaGrc.th#
campaign manager of Woodrow Wil
son, delaering that •'The —sr# that
are being shed over the' pausing in- 1
; i-ident are wrung from those who
be ret of re have lx*en it# most ron
spleuoita opponents of (im. Wilson,*
j Col. Wat tenon, who ha* been here
\» verai day# in connection with the
work of the perry memorial commit -
eet read Met Ninth's statoment but de. j
I dined to comment.
«•**( have nothing to add to what 1
have already said. mile#* it l»e seri
ously challenged hy some responsible
person," said the Kentuckian
"Then I mav have a good deal to
“The gtet of the issue as I see it," j
said McCombs, “is whether on*
[friend In private mover# at ion with
•mother should, in aUswer to a
plain «tue»tion. resort to flattery or
dissimulati *n. or whether he should
stale the truth m be see# It.*** J
NOT WANTED IN BROWNSVILLE
Man Supjvoscd to be Neutrality Vio
lator Is Released
A oaxiated Press.
New Orleans. I#* . Jan I!* Luis
Alphonso ”ere*, w iio was arrested j
here l-t«l week. suspected of -being 1
Antonio Ortix. under Indict men t at j
Brow nsville, Texas, for alleged neu-j
traliiy vl (at ion, w as released today. I
The federal goverhnient failed to
Identify the man as Ortix
BABY HONS NAMED '-ROWNS
L<tte"t Atldit'jn* to Rem Carnival
That you can raise anything in
' th«* Rio Grande Valley has been re- j
cently demonstrated by the birth of j
two lion •ribs to Sultana, the big1
| Bones.:- at the animal sib• w w ith tin
Nat Rets# Carnival company, situ*!
I the company ha# Iwett in rownsv ill*
\lt*# Dixie, who lia# charged of the!
ferocious animal# ha# named the lari
gent of the baby Ilona Brownsville
. —1 * — 111
A Baby Raffle in Par's
A raffle In which the prise* were
ha hie* t<*ok place recently in firj* I
The management of a foundling hoa
pital held the, raffle, with the <on
sent of the authorities, a* a mein*
of finding home* for a large number
• *f it. ehargoe. and i rats-* money
Th** linseeds of the raffle were di
»ided among several charitalde inslt
I«tIons An Investtgition of the
' winners was made, of course, to tie.
•ermine their 'deatraDMty a* faster
parent* A view of the raffle ap
pear* in the January Popular Maga
t <»t nmi u h i, hi n:
FROM lit M »w|.% I t.T.
G' o i imt Fort of New Jersey I rgi %
F\-Plesh|e»it to say Whether lie
\\ ill Actep* V«n.|;Mi >ft l| II I mMe
Newark N J Jan. 3# Former
(»ov fort of \ J who is regarded a*
a progress!,;e repubtt*an in a state
ment this afternoon alter an inter
view with Roosevelt In which Fun
-aid he purged Roosevelt to say whe
ther he would accept the prestd -alia I
nomination,, declare* ii as hit optn
j Ion It will not be long before R«*v
vell makes Ins position rleor.
Rebels Present U*t*inatnm.
Nanking. Jan !!»—A» An ultima
tum the rev oi 111 Ion tats today demand -
••d the a tail ration of the t hr ne and
the surrender of the sovereign pww-<
, * r- Also the el tail nation «sf Pre
mier Yaap Shi Kal and the Man
|< e h ns f rum pro * t -tons 1 cover n mu u t
If uof agreed t> fighting ***pe«-ted
; to he reaume t January 39. The r»
j publicans made a formal demand to-1
day on the power* for recognition
Situation Tease in Peking
Peking, Jan. IP. —A conference be.
tween 'he imperial princes and Km
proas Dowager was held t day hoi,
no derision was reached as u> abdi
cation. Th# situation ^continues
MORE MANAGERS; 1
BEMN TO CONNECT DEFENDANT
Witnesses Say the Big Concerns.
Within Period Covered by Indict
ment.Exchanged Data As to Ship
me"ts- Prices and Marg'ns.
i hi* ago. Jan. 11* Bvere.t 11 lull1
ami P<rry X Watemoa, formerly
manat* rs of the National Packing
Company of Howtos. teat if led in the
trial of the packer* today that from
I»#;i until 1 pad it wai the prartiee
• *f representative*, of Armour A Co . i
Swift a Co. and Morris A »“o to ex,,
change the number ami amount * oi
daily shipments, margin*, ami selling
Several thousand of the original
memorandum cow sheet* for beef,
used hy the Armour Company mi ilw
South Oiiialn plant, between March
and S* (Member of IP1U, will tie in
trodmed a* evidence today. They]
were the first original data dealing
with the actual figuring of We# «•»*-». j
within the period covered by the in
dict m« tit. unearthed in the trial, atul
they show at* allowance made for b>
product* by the tee# etnd system Tin*
system the government dmietiii* was I
u-e«i hy the packer* a* ibe basis for
fixing the price*
GIVES IMPOR * NAT RULING
Deride* T*Mt State Ba"ks and Trust!
Cont|*anics May A'sume Title of **. j
A ssoe i a t e*t Pres*.
Washington. Jan It* —From an
unoffieial b nree it is learned ****I v
that Hi** treasury department bar dr- !
• id* •! Hi a i state bank* and Ntrwst J
companies, as well as national iiank- •
holding postal saving* deposits or}
other government funds may mmum* j
die title “Called States dapo-itori ■*.
without any legal impediment. <;v**n !
th ugh the designation is not eon-]
ferret! by the secretary of the treas
MRS J B SNEED RELEASED
Husba'»d A'so Hopes to Be Wanted j
F rt Worth, Texas. Jan lh Th*
fee lapse of Mrs, J. B. Sneed from a
local sanitarium on a writ of hai**:»* j
roriMis «-as ordered today by I litprlei
Judge Simmons, after hearing the
ev blent •* The ha licit*; cor (mis pro
• t- dings Itv which the woman’s liu- s
i>and hopes to regain ffW m on bail, !
pe iid i tij( trial for mu r de r In t at* it per- j
tlon with the killing of A (• Royer,I
#r., will be beenl tomorrow.
Boyce- Jr-* Wi*l Not Return to ‘Leans,
Associated Pr* HXft,
Winnipeg, Jan tb A. O lb*ye, |
Jr.. wienie fat her a* killed by J It j
Sii*-**d at Fort Wfldth. denied t da*
that it was bis in tent Ion to return to j
Trias at this time
ONE PUBLIC BUILDING
ONLY TO EACH DISTRICT
Committee on Pub*‘c Buildings De
rides to Restrict Appropriations in
Washington. J*'i l!» ~lterh mem
ber of «OOg:WM» will hr rOMtlrkded to
one public building. in the uppropro*
lion Mil. This was derided today by
the h- in#** room*Moo •• pubiir
tuitldmg* and grounds, nT agreeing '
iin i he report op 1 He omnibus pitilt*
building bill, which - am y- appropri
ation* aimmnting to llti.ooo,*##,
Same i at id Preos
Kreano. * a I Jan 19 The Hotted |
State Building and Trade* council
in anmmt amadou today adopted a
reoointi n favoring a political root l-1
tion between ail labor union# of the
slate and th.» not talist party
Cotton Market Shows Advance
.\v* Orleans. Jan it t'ottot* fu*
lure# rhnd steady at a advance;
of 9 to II point# Spot* firm at re- 1
ks.po t ty Jan 2* -r.irlei
sfttMkdy to weak. Biport ttoera 54 "**•
and ft.no Hogs * to lb real# lovagr.i
1 Heavies ft !!.M and fd.15. Sheep
yl to 1# reals lowor.
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!r ^ aft1 iiMtilMMnfr in' i ilfc ■, . idi,:JiS< ■
I SAN BENITO, Jsst
' The GEM CITY of the RICH and FERTILE Lower Ku Grande
. Valley |
19 miles north of Brownsville, situated in the ’
midst of an exceedingly prosperous farming com- >
' mumty and conceded to be the most important *
* agricultural shipping point on the Houston- >
Brownsville line of the ''Frisco’'’ Railway system- >
. the PRE-EMINENCE «' SAN BENITO «* * City, a 4 i'.. * ,r
, ' AGRICULTURAL mm i nitty, m a farm In* prof* non I
i ot*'r <»*hi-r !>wo or nertlon In th. LOWER RIO GRANDE VAL
> LEY. ha.- hoe* r- »>« y, nil an f- .«r ,»f vu ,fu| refut i i.*- ,
* The MARVELOUS ftnmtk **"1 ADVANCEMENT o'- tfci* 3,
* YEAR OLD City and the • \i* - *Im» a 1 wonder* ,i DEVELOPMENT >
' 1,1 ,he f*rm 1 t"‘l tributary to th,- SAN BENITO IRRIGATION CA- •
MAI. SYSTEM. » • •« ' AMAZEMENT' i ASTONISH
‘ MENT *<» th, VISITOR, easily CONVINCING him that thu i» the *
PLACE TO LOCATE u he I# d*.trim - ..f ill.- C'»»<1 health. living ►
aecurin* ape-r<Mtilt* fr*>
w 1 i «' - INDEPENDENCE, ta hla iua re* i
' and to Which he is entitled
WE CAN T BE TOO EMPHATIC IN OUR CLAIMS.
! The !**'** R*° Grande Valley. and San Benito in particular. .
, hil‘ keep endowed by Nature with a rich, deep and exUemelr fertile *
* soil, the productiveness of which is the equal of, if not superior to '
, the soil of anv section on earth and a climate unsurpassed for nm- ’
* •ormity throughout the entire year by any locality on this Conti- 1
i nent. »
* These conditions, coupled with our excellent. Reliable Irrigation '
> and Railroad Facilities, complete an ideal and perfect combine '
' tion of advantages at San Benito offered by no other agricultural '
' section in this country. 1
Inspection and comparison will prove all our statements and
' claims made in this regard
' fb* IRRIGATING CANAI. SYSTEM " SAN BENITO IGrairity.
- the larg* t in ih. South and and or. of th*. Iarx«-»i and m*wi fry.
’ F1C1ENT «»I*er.,itwin anywhere ai the present Itine Tin* main «**- ■
nal ta «7 mile* in length. 2.',*» feci in width and rarrleu 20 f«-.-t
' of water at all time- There are I St mil#- of lateral canal* and :.:.f
’ miles of h ad dll* hew, giving a i mparity SUFFICIENT to SATISFAC- !
, TORILY WATER «»»• ♦;*.»•>* ACRES arhrd l>' th- • Inmoste JRRI- m
, GATION SYSTEM- In con tier ti#ti sub ..... DRAINAGE SYSTEM -
, TEM IS PERFECT
i TO MARKET YOUR PBODltCTS SUCCESSFULLY AND IN A •
* SATISFACTORY MANNER IS JUST AS IMPORTANT TO YOU AS *
, THE PRODUCTION OF YOUR CROPS Here la where SAN BENITO I
. » trentend*m- ADVANTAGE o*»r any other mutton In addl- )
Kt'. u ’ > .. I- RISCO I- • •• ■ ■ .i •• •• • • - * -a....
.. " 11 •>* SAN BENITO ami RIO GRANI>K
VALLEY INTERURBAN UNE. ov in operation with it>od*rn and m
, UP lo dale equipment. Thi- line extend* out of th. fit v of SAN
BENITO '»* it*- dir***-non and Irani .. Hi * * *-i AGRICULTU
RAL COMMUNITY -urn END * END within convenient di-fane* ■
* Of every farm HOW CAN YOU IMPR VE UPON SUCH AN AK :
• WE NOW HAVE OVER 22.000 ACRES
» UNDER ACTUAL CULTIVATION. EVERY
* ACRE DEMONSTRATING NOT ONLY THE
* FERTIUTY OF THE SOIL, BUT THE EF
FICIENCY OF OUR IRRIGATION AND
’ EFFECTUAL DRAINAGE. AS WELL
Don't forget that here it where the orr-rooling plant ia to be
located There are now onlv three in operation, two in California
’ and one in Flenda Tins will make the fourth in the United State*
SEEING IS BELIEVING. COME LET US SHOW YOU.
VALLEY LAND FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE FOR OTHER PROPERTY
_ \l i h i \ \ \ , » \ | I ■ .i* ■(:■! ill ! ' . »' ; i«»*t v, l ...
\* r > rf> ■ |» „■ tl r»■ h «.i>n . il ■ > »♦*-« ■ < ' ■'"1 ' ’’■*[. »» V tl
try, iurlmltitK rtltw, ttiear, mro. alfalfa, iriirk and *11 rut
f roils 12 ha* Imsh id on. rrd ila fully paid *i or r Ik hi a tin
d#*r I mil'iia inwiial IteroH 4 mil** fr m **tgmr mill awl loading »i*ur and •
itilN fr.mi I ion n a. I’rico $?«.oo*p**r arm with •intir.iitrs •»«*• of $2,112 74.
a part of wlikdi la itn*, Btinitf of |S,»'|1 will t**» 4ra4mi for wood. *#*11
laud or oitn-r property r ai * k of mort liandi*#* or jMliwmilMill1.
that It „!.« r awh • t a I to - t ti I li at a on *» i it I.. (I* «* l* in a w ay a n d p r< # port g I n if »r»to
To*** or poptktpra m tfw* pridWntil
HALL AM COLON IZ AT ION COMPANY. »ro«n»viHc. Ici.
Unusual Opportunities in I
Irrigated Farm Lands at I
One of the largest and finest canal systems
in the world.
No land more than (tve miles from the rail
Light, sandy loam. Best for arty crop.
The central town and irrigated district of
Every modern utility of an up to date town.
Modern farms. Good roads and shipping facil
New churches. New schools. Public parks.
Public Library. Fireproof hotel and business
i buildings. Electric Lights. Waterworks.
Telephone and many other forms of devel
opment under way. both on the farms and in
Investigate the advantages of Mercedes for your
farm and for your family. Train every
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