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BROWNSVILLE HERALD. M
Tol’xIX NcTTsT^ ^™^^BRO^SVnl£~TE£Ar"ITESDAY. JAN» ARY 23. 1912 ' " PRICE *rVE CENTS
I REVOLUTION
] IN HIDALGO COUNTY
I Chilization Overthrows the Wild Animal
I Kingdorn.-Pharr Progress Is Proclaimed
I Victor and Declared
DICTATOR
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The EYE of the
Public Is On Us
P
K
PHARR
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v The tw**l looking and most complete town f it« nine In the Volley.
J Finest hotel fat ilitien, clean, military, In*»I equipped and most
I comfortable «itit fine#* cuisine in the Valley.
H ('<h>| In summer, situated in the
»
Center ol a Park
Where only days ago the cactus and mcmiuitc grew wild.
Come make v«ur home In this* tew and up-to-date town; fall in
line, we are selling the ground fast
Come early that you may lo k well over the ground and select a
choice bitaiaeiM or residence lot
Come listen to the music of the hammers, its echo rings through
out the Valley telling the talc of progress.
An elegant hank and office building Is fast nearing completion,
where a fine hall will always In* in readiness for dances, meetings,
eoeials and theatricals.
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“ Where can v >n find such an ideal location?
A handsome new brick church is nearing eotn|iletlon. A doyen
hand-nine imttt* s are rising in our midst What can prove the
success id a town more than seeing homes rise so fast fri»m where
only sin month sago the cactus grew ami the wild animals r 'am
etl at large?
H« serrolra are built and only waiting until the water works are
completed t * give us clear filtered river water.
There are opening* for a first-claw. I»rug and Stationery Store.
t A I try Hood*, Boot and Shoe HwtalilluhnietC, High tirade Meat
I Market and llakery. Combined Cleaning and I’yes.-mg K.<’ ab|MUm**nt
with Barber Shop.
First clan* luntist also l’hy*i< Ian and Surgeon. For further par
tint a s address PHARR TOWN SITE }0MP\XY
I While In the Valley
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‘ DON’T FAIL TO VISIT |
MISSION.
I V
> Elevation, 14o feet.
; Irrigation, unexcelled. !

! Drainage, natural.
WZ PROVE IT
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i
\ To be the most progressive, high- >
ly developed, prosperous, thriv*
' I
ing proposition in the Lower Rio
> ,
i Grande Valley. *
i A personal investigation will con
| vinoc you of the greater advan*
tages and opportunities offered. j
! : MISSION LAND IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
) ! MISSION. TEXAS
I JOHN J. CONWAY
Prr*i4cn< V 9»U Own*.
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FARRELL PROTESTS
AGAINST PUBLICITY
PUBLICATION OF COSr PRICES
HURTS BUSINESS
Sar ‘-arr Dinners Had No Influence
on Price* But Helped to Ma'nUin
Stability. Carnegie* Out of Touch
With Steel Business. . j
A «i >1 »c i a t e<l p re as.. *
Washington. Jan. 22.—Jame* J !
harrell, president of th*- I'nited fitat- j
. Steel corporation, protested today
before the StanVv Steel Investigat-j
»ng Committee against the unneces
sary publicity dt nianufa<Hirers t
e ~t of steel products In this country,
a* ruinous to the foreign trade ofi
dotuestie manufacturers.
chairman Stanley explain*-*! tHat
hIs effort* to secure the records de-j
sired by several means had failed1
••id hence the IflHuanee of subpoenas j
•luces tecum for the booko It is ten-1
lively agreed that the exjvert sec >un- >
tants of the committee should make
an inves'igatioti of the book*.
Farrell also diacusaed "garf** “ktin
ner». He de. lared they nad no infiu
••nc.* in fixing or maintaining prices
Inougb he thought -hey had influ
••iice in maintaining the »t»Ylit\ of
the market. Farrell said he believed!
there should be publicity in corpor
ations, but It should show profit
and losses well a* be general conduct
of the business.
A* to the statement Andrew Carne
gie that It Is obvious that there is
Rome sort f combination among the'
>'**el men Farrell explained tha. far-:
n*‘gi.* had not ln*en actively eonnec
ted with at eel interests for eleven j:
years, and that he was not informed j
ns to condition*
_
SAME SYSTEM
ALL THROUGH
Evidence Shows Nitrons1 Paokin
Company U**ed Same System in U ‘
by Other Packers for Figuring *e 1
Cost of ,leef.
As*«M*latet| Press.
illicitt»o. Jan. -i*. Thai the meth
od of figuring til • test amt of beef|
and the basis of credit I on alkuram
••s for by-produ< t* timed bjr tbe Xa
tional Packing Company from I!*n7
to tit 10 was substantially &true as1
tile mvmtetu ii»td by tit her mem tiers’
of the alleged com bin a than, was de- j
moil strafed today in the packer* trial ■
by reading to the jury numerous en-J
tries from the book* of the torpor.i-1
Tit»n.
no* srspicious
OF HIrCHC0Cu
If Postmaster General Has Been Gui*
ty of Any Pernicious
ty of Any Pernicious Anti-Taft
netted It

Astute iated Press.
VI" ashing toil, Jan. 22.—President
Taft denied today that he placed anv i
credence in the report* that Po* *
master General Hitchcock l»ad bee»>
politically active to prevent hi# re- (
nomination. The president also fenf»j
ed the report that the cabinet mem
Her- tad urged Tilw t > oust Hitcheo. k
from hi* official family hetauae of
hi* alleged anti-Taft activity.
Wilson At Home.
Associated Pres#
Princeton, \\ J Jan 22.—Gov.
ernor IV odrow Wilson, of New Jer
sey. ret times! tonight after a trip
lirough Michigan. He declined to
make any *ia:«memt concerning tae
Wat tenon interview given out last
week, in which Watteratn *aid tor
i gov ernor was wore of a 'Schoolmas
ter than a s alesman
Aviator Killed
Associated Press.
Los Angeles. Jan 22. — Rutherford
Page, » wealthy young graduate of
Yale College who was filing on the
first day after receiving hi* license
a< an gviator fell 1 ’« feet today and
*i> killed The engltie fell upon him
and hi* ihmTP'wi* badly crushed
Mitchcl* Scores Point.
Indianapolis. «an.22.-— John Mit
chell secured the pasaajye if a resol
ution in the convention of Failed
Mine Worker* of Amortcd today pro
viding f..r Investigation 'f hi* charge
that th«* miner's conv**n»ion tn f4
vrtnhu# las' year * packed " against
rum when it demanded Ti* resigna
tion a* a paid official of the Nation
al Clvlt Federal ion. The coaven ion
also by a large majority declined to
consider A resdution crfrlcitin* the
dele gains to the American Fed-ra
tion of laibor
RAILROADS MUSI
RECEIVE LIQUORS
TO “E CARRIED IN‘0 DRY
TERRITORY
Supreme Court Hand* Down Dceis
ion Declaring 'Oi-'t Beer and Oth
er Intoxicants Are Recognized As
Subjects ot D'terstate Commerce, i
Associaled Press
Washington. Jan. 22.—The t’nit
ed State Supreme «' urr. in «a decis
ion handed down today, declared
rhat railroad* in.i-t carry i»*er offer
ed for t ra n % por tat f © 11 into “dry < ©tin
ties" of another state,
Justice I Air ton, who read the opin
ion, declared ttwl the dee Mans of
the Supreme fwrr had "{indisputa
bly" determined that beer and oth-*r
intoxicating liquor* are recognized
as legitimate subjects of interstate
commerce; that no state oin forbid
a cosnttiiOn carrier to transport Him
article* from one state to another,
and until such transnor’aiion Is
eoni-Itided hy delfrery to conalgtiee,
•iteh c'-nimodltl-* do not become sub
joe- to the regulation* restricting
their safe or disposition.
The declaim affected particular!)
shipment* from Indiana into Ken
tucky.
EXCESSIVE PROFITS ON
LAKE REGION ORE
ENORMOUS ADVANTAGES OF »IG
S 'EEL CORPORA * ION
Commissioner of Corporation Make
Interesting Report to Preside" •
Sent to House Committee on Way*
and Means Jr*r Consideration.
Associated Press.
Washington. Jan... ft.— According
the preliminary report on the coat
of production in the at eel industry
made by Her tier t K not Smith. Con
miaeioner of ot'rpn ration a. made pule
He last night, tin reason aide profits
are made on iron ore of the lake
region, and excessive earnings flow
into Hie treasury of tue i'nited Sta
tes Steel corp ration, from it* ore
irnmqiomtioit facilities, which sug
gest# the necessity, from the stand
poi n t pu id i c policy. *>f * seg re ga tin g
the ore of the railroad* from the
giant corporation# The report* were
presented to »he President tonight,
and seat to the house committee of
wavs and means for cofPTfferatlon
in connection with the proposed re
vision of the #teel tariff scedule up
on which he democrats will caucus
tomorrow.
Cotton Maket
Ah*n.iafed Pr****.
New Orleans, Jan 22. — Potto*
’•pot* dotted steady with t-1 »• off.
Future* closed *t*>adv. one point up
Cattle Market.
Associated Press.
Kansas <’Hy. Jan. 11 -. rattle,
steady to 13 cents lower Kgjioft
steer* $*j€5 to I* Hog* It* rents
lower. Heavies $<> 1 »* to f*i 2d
Sheep steady to 25 cents higher
Socialist* Lack One.
11 hoc i a t *d Press
lierllti Jan. 22,.—The Social lets as
the result of todayF'Tebal luting for
members of the Reichstag larked nly
one o| an even hundred seat*. This
utcome indicates a remarkable chan
ge id the political atmosphere and
■ “tippled with J3 victories by the oth
er left parti.s make the chance* the
government's retaining Its former
majority more than doubt,fill.
Case Not Ended
Asm* da ted Press.
Ft Worth. Jan. 12.—The habeas
corpus proceeding* by wUTch J B
Su*-ad the AmarlHo hanker who allot
A (5. Boyce Sr., to death a-eks se
cure, release were not concluded to
day.
Butter Cheaper,
• Associated Prana.
Elgin, ill,, Jan. 2t;j^~A' Break in
din'- cold wave and not the Increased
out-put of the cr ameries is declared
responsible for the three cents drop
• today in butter quotation*. Better
was quoted a week agO' at forty rents.
I Oge of our eon temporaries, ail rues
scales for the Jana, and that «an
Jme ... is doing its ham to sup
ply liwm,
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FILTER PLANT REPORT
I 10 CITY COUNCIL
! ,lY MR GREER OF THE GREER
FILLER MANUFACTURERS
Highly Satisfactory Report of Con
struction of Plant and Instruc
tions Regarding Its Operation —
Other Matters of Interest at Coun
c‘l Meeting.
The council met yesterday afw-r
noon at S;ir» oVloek with Mayor K >
walskl. Aldermen Thorn, ( ane.M >r.
t’risell, Benavides. Beott and t'oboli*
ni present.
After the minute* of the last meet
ing had been re id end approved the
action of the water and light com
mittee in empl yin* K A Stobsr1 a*
superintendent of the water and
light plant was approved, aud til
contract with Mr. Stobirt read aud j
approved. The ton* ran was the
same as the one under which former!
•uperintpiiitent E 1». Burk* wr»* em- I
ployed. Its most important feature*
are:
The superintendent will he allow*
ml expense money not to exceed BIS
per m nth and will receive a salary I
of II..non per year. Me shall be re
quired to furnish bond lit the*motnrt
of
Want Railroad Spur.
After this action the city clerk j
read a petition from the earners of ■
the eastern one-half of blocks II.
IS. H. IS, lb. 17 and 1* a»«> 321 of
the city, the ab've mentioned lots
abutting on the right of way of th*
St. I*. It A M railway company.
Asking that the railway company lie
allowed to build a spur track on and
along the alley dividing said block*
and across street crossings between
the said blocks.
The reasons given by the pell-1
tinners vu that they were shippers
and that the spur track would fa
< ilitate the loading and unloading of
freight.
Those signing the petition were:
Walker Bros.-Han rock Co., The
Planter* and (tinners’ Company,
John ("loaner, lamb Kowalski. J, L.
K. walwii, J B. Kowalski. Clrant
I aim her Company. Pierce For dice
Oil Association. I, It. Puente, and
the Hicks Hardware Company. X
definite action was Taken on the
petition,
James B Wells informed the coun
cil in writing that he had been
building to hi* house, which is -it t
J B Well* Informed the council
lit writing that he had been building
an addition to hi* house, which is sit
uated within the fire limit*, ind that
he had been informed that he wa*
violating the city fire ordinance
Alderman Coholittl moved tkarf
Mr Well* be referred to the city
tire ordinance and Informed that
the ordinance must he complied
[with.
\ I derma n Cain informed the coun
cil of a claim made hv the Fernati
dei Liceaga Company that last veir
they had been ta*--d upon 17**0 of
pr perty and that this year their
tales had been ruined to $i ».**(♦•,
though they hid no nMf* goods in
stock than f rtnerly. The firm alia*
claimed that they had not been noti
fied to appear hnflar* the board of
equalization. The clerk upon refer
ring to his r--ords. found mention
of the fin that the firm had haen
notified. The city at» rney inform
ed the council that the only reeoursee
for th* firm wa* the court*.
Fire Department Needs
Tli** committee appointed toy he
mayor OF" ike last * alon of th*
mum II to report 0*1 the amni-di of : he
fire department. -iubmltted a re*
por\ whkto. in effect, advised .fiat
the elty purchase *»n credit:
t set of double baraeaa
Si hi.
1 set of double hanger* wit to
puillf and chains, lit.
I pull down hook to anger* with
and pole,
I standard underwriter's play
pipe tip. with ne atid oue
eightb inch outlet. 12.
l.oaa iwt of two and ana*
toalf inch red from too**. II,*
eon
Total cost to be 11.117.
The aaaaalttee further racamama*
ded that out of the ♦f'.thfl act aside
for the utwe of the fire department la
the last budget, the fallowing pur*
rnases toe made:
A good Pam of toors-s. I tot)
\ bone reel sited in Pie First
ward to toe It toy ft feet, ft*.
A bo*e reel tbed, to 1»e I# *y
II feet. In the Fourth ward.ttt
(t’oittlaued on Page 3 >
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: SAN BENITO, Jm \
The GEM CITY of the RICH and FERTILE Lower lio Grande |
Valley |
19 mile* north of Brownsville, situated in the
midst of an exceedinglv prosperous farming com- ‘
’ mnnity and conceded to be the most important 1
1 agricultural shipping point on the Houston- ’
Brownsville line of the 'Frisco** Railway system- ’
. THE PRE-EMINENCE of SAN BENITO »* • City, and if* mir- \
, rounding AGRICULTURAL « mu n* a farming proportion a
' ”wr *nv °,hw town "r «*‘ r»on »n th< LOWER RIO GRANDE VAL >
1 LEY. f#«r of m
T> MARVELOUS growth and ADVANCEMENT o' thia =*% *
' YEAR OLD City the extensive and w <nderfut DEVELOPMENT ’
-v SAN BENITO IRRIGATION CA- '
• NAL SYSTEM »re the source of AMAZEMENT ®»d ASTONISH- ’
‘ MENT to the VISITOR, easily CONVINCING hi* that tlila 1* the 1
PLACE TO LOCATE 1* - la 4 n,» good health, living *
1 in comfort, securing iufr*Mful fraul’* from hi* effort* and ultl. 1
’ xnately attaining financial INDEPENDENCE, u his juat reward *
1 and to which he t* entitled *
WE CAN T BE TOO EMPHATIC IN OVR CLAIMS
i The Lower lio Grande Valley, and San Benito in particular.
• has been endowed bv Nature with a rich, deep and extremelv fertile
, soil, the productiveness of which is the equal of, if not superior to
, the soil of any section on earth and a climate unsurpassed for uni
■ *omity throughout the entire year by any locality on this Conti
i nent
' Thcs« conditions, coupled with our excellent. Reliable Irrigation
' an<I Hailroad Facilities, complete an ideal and perfect combinn
' t,on °* advantages at Sail Benito offered bv no other agricultural
' section in this country
inspection and comparison will prove all our statements and
' claims made in this regard
The IRRIGATING CANAL SYSTEM SAN BENITO (Gravity!
' 'be large*! in th»> South and and one of the large*! and anoot EF
FICIENT I® operation anywhere at th** present time. Th* main ca
nal is Z1 mile* in k-rgth. L'.'.O feet in width and rurrK-o 20 feet
of water at all times. There are 1*0 mile** of l*t,-ral canal* and r»r»ti
’ m,1*‘* of ,e*d dlu'h*-- *,v,ng a wpnelty SUFFICIENT to SATISFAC
, TORILY WATER tl*e ACRES r*<#eh»-d by th* immense IRRJ
, CATION SYSTEM- 1® connection with this our DRAINAGE SYSTEM
TEM IS PERFECT*
- TO MARKET YOUR PRODUCTS SUCCESSFULLY AND IN A
, SATISFACTORY MANNER IS JUST AS IMPORTANT TO YOU AS
> THE PRODUCTION OF YOUR CROPS Here l- where SAN BENITO
> bo* a tremendous ADVANTAGE over any other oeelton. In addl
i fion to he "FRISCO"’ Kaliway system which trover:** this farming
, aaotlow, in onedlre* tton. w* , SAN BENITO and RIO GRANDE
, VALLEY INTFRURBAN ONE. now in operation wrh modern and
, up-to-date equipment. This line extends out of the clfv of SAN
, BENITO »po«iie dime Mon and tra verses this van AGR1CUI "TO- K
RAL COMMUNITY ® END END »1 n i meo 1
’ - -v*‘ry :arm H0W FAN YOU IMPR VE UPON SUCH AN AK 1 V
’ RANGEMENT! • j
• WE NOW HAVE OVER 22 000 ACRES
• UNDER ACTUAL CULTIVATION. EVERY *
1 ACRE DEMONSTRATING NOT ONLY THE ‘
’ FERTILITY OF THE SOIL. BUT THE EF
FICIENCY OF OUR IRRIGATION AND *
; EFFFXTUAL DRAINAGE. AS WELL
Don’t forget that here is where th# pre-cooling plant it to be
’ located There are now onh three in operation, two in California
and one in Flcnda. This will make thf fourth in the United States
| SEEING IS BELIEVING. COME LET US SHOW YOU.
WILEY LAND FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE FOR OTHER PROPERTY
vwy tie* !• ami ri« h alluvial li»atn adapted ta ail • rop* af thi• -
I lay, tar India* rot ton, sugar, cane, fi»m, alfalfa, truck and citrus
fruits, 12 acre* hat bean cleared, lip* fully paid water right* wa
der I >o tut a * attal. Aiamt 4 ml let fr>m »uxar milt and load 1 hr spur and **
! mites from linitna. Price $ 73. no".per acre with toir until ranee of 12,112,74,
a part of which fa due K<ptlty of IWCIS will he traded for good, well
located. land or oilier prorerty or stock of merchandise of aufoapthtle,
that It a* rash t ain** of that amount. Owner l« away and property In north
Texas or northern stales preferred.
HAI LAM COIOM/AI ION COWANV, Bnionsville, Tei.
. ——— I I ■ I
I Unusual Opportunities in
Irrigated Farm Lands at
j MERCEDES
| One of the largest and finest canal systems
| in the wotld.
I No land more than five miles from the rail
i: road.
J| Light, sandy loam. Best for any crop.
I The central town and irrigated district of
the valley.
Every modern utility of an up-to date town.
Modern farms. Good roads and shipping facili
ties.
New churches. New schools. Public parks.
Public Library. Fireproof hotel and business
j buildings. Electric Lights. Wsterworks.
I Telephone and many other forms of devel
opment under way, both on the farms and in
I town.
Investigate the advantages of Mercedes for your
farm and for your family. Train every
morning.
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