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U r UR PRICKS Till- Aetry Ltn* Br'ville Hardware C» PBICEnVE testT r REVOLUTION NHIDALGO C OUNTY Civilization Overthrows the Wild Animal Kin^dom-Pharr Progress Is Proclaimed Victor and Declared DICTATOR * E The EYE of the E Public Is On Us |i p ! K PHARR R R The be»t looking and Most complete town of It,a size in the Valley. Finest hotel facilities, clean, sanitary, heal t#i nipped and most ^ comfort able with finest cuinitte in the Valley. " Tool in huminer, situated in the '■3 CenLer of a Park W here only day* ago the radii* anil me quite grew wild. Cone make your ii<*me In this new and up-lo flat*- town; fall m line, we are selling I he ground (at t Come early thal >ou may b* k well over the ground and •elect a choice bii-incs; or residence lot Come liHien lo the music of ibt* hammers, it# echo r* igs through j out the Valle> telling the tale of progress. ^ An elegant hank and office building is fast nearing completion, where a flue hull will always be Iu readme*# fur dances, meetings, it socialnd theatrical . "~W here ran you find such an Ideal location? A handsome new brick church Is nearing completion A dozen handsome hotn« ** are rising in our midst. W hat cau prove the g success or a town more than seeing home# rise so fast from where g only six monthsnjm the eaciu# grew and the wild animals roam- I rtf at large? H Reservoirs are built and only waiting until the water work# arc I cumpleted to give us clear filtered river water. B There are opening* for a first-das# Drug and Stationery Store. § I A l»ry floods. Boot an* Shoe Establishment. High tirade Meal I Market and Bakery, Com Id tied Cleaning and Pruning ih'abllilini'ut S w ith Hat tier Shop. E I First* la## l*« ntist also I'hjrd* tan and Surge >a E«r further par- B tb-.:.a«s address PHAKIv TOWNSPE ?OMP\NY | ; While In the Valley > > DON’T FAIL TO VISIT | MISSION. > ► j Elevation. 1 4« feet. ) * ', Irrigation, unexcelled. 1 Drainage, natural. WE PROVE IT | , i To be the most progressive, high* k ly developed, prosperous, thriv * ing proposition in the Lower Rio i ► , ► Grande Valley. A personal investigation will con vince you of the greater advan tages and opportunities offered. : MISSION UNO IMPROVEMENT COMPANV i MISSION, TEXAS JOHN J. CONWAY Prctidcat If Sole Owi*v TARIFF DEBATE BEGINS TODAY REPORT ON S'EEL AND I“ON BE FORE HO' SE Republican* Wi*l Offer No Substitut "nt Will Of! r an Indefinite Num ber of Amendments* Pettier of Pennsylvania Opens Debate* " .V-so* dated Pres*. Washington, Jan 2.r»_ The tarifi revision debate in the altty-necon** miutmw tiegins he fa tomorrow when Representative A. Mitchell Palm r, J of Peiinay 1 vannia will open the ar- j Kliment in favor cf the at eel and iron J schedule reported today by chairman Pnierwond of the ways and means' committee The Repaid irjn attitude toward th** democratic* revision program was | Indicated In today's in -ting of me < nimifo* when Representative Pay ne moved that th? consideration of the iron and steel aeh -dule be de ferr«>c| until a report was received from the tariff l*oard This was low? by a strict party vivio. Representations <*f members indic ted that tbc»re will In- no refnthlimn j svitv- titute f r the* democrat tie bill! hu that a ’on ir string of a mend mettle will be offered Kfforts to have the* wool schedule as revised ivy Fnderwood and bis colic agues, redrafted to conform t the report of tie tariff *.»ard was also lost^ Senator Snio i is reparing the it'll along tariff hoard linc-s Following the passage of the steel bill, •‘hiiii cal. anil then »u«ar. scn**dules will lv taken up Tin* cotton schedule; will ■ tone next, I'll clef* wood estimates that tliev will! til be hadled a' this seal on ofeingress hilt if there is tint** lc»r lit re the ag ricult uarl t*itl will lie taken up. Roth majority and minority re port* were filed in the house today with the steel hill ARRIS HURRIEDLY: LEAVES RAPIDLY CONNAUGH' SPENDS A DAY IN CAPITAL. Duke Makes • Hurried Visit to Wash ington. Calls on President. Dine"1 at Embassy* and Hur'ics Back to New York* Associated Pr* »*. Wnailing Lon, Jan 1’* Tile Ihike j of <"* no an gilt v tutted th** National 1 jipitol today and went the A uteri* an * Pa p" Arririug from New York late in the afternoon, he whirled •ir.-t to the Hr Ittab MmhMajr. He spent forty miuntes in the W bile Mou« wher*’ he a n r*** elvcd by President and Mr Taft when he motored ha k 1 to th*# Kiubassy where he wan tit** guest of h nor at a *1 i t> 11 **r to w hh i• most of the prominent memls-rs «»t the diplomatic corps were Invited . tie visited the National Press t’lulr and then tired lint “delighted’. a* In ex pressed 1 , sought his pri vat* !||* |efi at midnight to return lb1 New York Th*- iNlXe is the first ||oyal visitor « Washington in tnaiv rears The President returned his rill . a! th*' llrl'itdi KnkMWf Want Children s Bureau. : At no*-tated .*r«'ss j la»ns«tile. K) . Jan Si. The bill f pending h 'fore the I'M led State# S* [ nate which wna vigorously op* mud | ip g s|ie«ch in I he senate ypfriU) | hy Senator Halley, providing fir the I rntotdtahmrTi• of a Nal'lonnl f hild* J rew*a llnrenti. was end rwd ftnig.it 1 at the Initial n»****ting of the annua! 1 inn ferenee of the N At tonal f Mild l^U* j h<»r * 'omtnil tee The mnfrrefce will |* tumid* r in Its three days season here the dual qu**s ion of child J|b*ir and education. 1 Opposed to Rcca't I ,A v*o* iate«l Pres®.. I roturabla. S t Jan Ju*lgc Vlton H Parker of e« fork, in an address tonight before the South Par* Unix liar Assort*!ion evfr* ssrd him* ►elf as ivxw. ll I--*: the if* all of the ludirlarv and t »**k eaeoAlOlt o aMdc erltir!**** on the left. t| in the w#' hr Theodore House veil I** If put Into vraettcc and ra* rt* d if it* nvitaMe conclusion,” Parker add. “the recall of judge* la the not*- < REICHSTAG CHARGES POLITICAL GOKPLEXION "ESUL'S OF RECKN* "ALLOTS OVERTHROW CONSERVATIVES By Forming Al'iances With Other Minor Parties Liberals Will Con trol. Conservatives Lost Heavily C*,nnot Ho'd Their Own. —..— l Tantn la led Pr»**s. Berlin. Jan So. The al complexion of the new Reichstag. HI demonstrated by the final result < r 3 :t ballot* taken today It shown by the following general party group ings; Socialists 1 in; progressive non socialist* group* !*;*; cVrieal*. |)2: independent I The so tmrdirtnte or allied fact! ti* ar<< included for eon v nientre with the parlies with which they generally vote The results eomplefely overthrow the working majority of the con servative centre of • h last R«*ichs;iag. which is now able to mi lister only I !♦ I ! and places tiae eoniff t In the hands < f the national liberals who will lie aide to form a majority by throwing its strength with ent r right or! left. COUNSEL SURPRISES DEFENSE LAWYERS l »Y UNEXPECT ED PRODUCTION OF I MARTIN SHEETS Government Contends, that the Mar gin Sheets were Used at Mee'ings of Combine Whe« Agreements Bas- ' ed on Then Were Maae \l <r ijtfoil ft* s t'hlrati). J«n. 25 ■— Tt**» eon it I j lor the it w rnmen* sp. atig ;« so*prh*. on the defenae In the packers* trii||; today a b*ti they prodm* *1 35 origin-^ al weekly summary margin she***! for hipneni mad*- to be National] Packing i'nnqii’ny into th*» easier*! lerrit r> between May and August I ****** Hi*1 government considers the -tin'll j*»tll to the officio* of the eoni iiauy in Chicago every Monday were. . te- n»>d mi meeting* of >tie National !';i*-k ink cornea ay each Tuesday aftwr when the alleged agreement* In re gard to shipments and margins were nail, for the current week PRESIDENT MADERO WILL SPARE REYES In Signed Interview Mr'lean Presi dent Say- Former Insuirecto Lead. *r WiH **e Imprisoned lor a While \-ftK dated Press. San Antonio. Jan. • In a ogn c< statement given to a staff «01 r* fpndent of tl»e :>aii Antonio Kx press (resident Francisco Madero of «». say* !hat fieneral Bernardo Ref-1 f* will n t be shoi hilt will I*** given to |»n on ‘Sentence of six or ~i;:ht \ear* tor an attempt to incite rein II- • t rift, Madero al o approve# 11*• effort of Congressman SI ay den *'f Texas, to weeiir • an appropriation * •* ‘he erect i iu of a (*«»ro»-im nt hove fur the American Amhnnvidor in M* vi ••» City He .1 ->w* t'v»* !•«••• tr I of 'he national railway* will continue t be vested in and excereiaed h) the M-% kx> govern men t. President Madero ay* a New Kra of progress, moral, aortal, and poltf I ral is in sight. Celebration Expenses A - < la'ed Pres*. Washington. Jan 13. Secret arjr Knox, on authority1 ol Pmuidmi Taft.) today presented to the house eommit ta# and expenditure* In the state de partment voucher account* f »r !-'».• toot mpi adi d *1 the lake Champlain celebration in tit«» The voucher* Were the m«-t par; c***t* of wine, travel and the entertainment of guetoa that celeb ml kin Sec re; ary Knox said that hereafter all enpoime account* will be atrmtlnlxcd) riswlf. Pub*i»h Endorsement’1 Washington. Ann. 24 — A bill pass led the hou«e today r*ouiring the : presides* to publish every written or verbal endrosement of enndfda es i f r all fedhwnl judgsbips. from the Supreme Court donrfp, prior to the ' #p(M>tatment of fudges. Cattle Market Associated Press , Kansas City. Jan 23 — Cattle. steady to lie lower! export »Urrs 1»(.6« to *» Hogs steady to 3cdow er; heavies. $6.23 ip (.23. M* p, steady to went. HOTEL ASSOGIAIION HAS BEEN ORGANIZED DEFINITE STEPS TAKEN TO SE CURE BIO TOUPIST HOTEL B F Yoakum W>» Duplicate Amon'M Raise*! by ■‘rowniville for Project Citizena Undertake Move in Bust nes!-Iike Way Th. Brownsville Hotel A«*n*-iatio« wan organized and the first definite step© i ikon towards securing a fine tourist hotel jo c «t $#•#,§••_no ot more, at the meeting of taurine* men held yveterduy niter noon at I »'elock. The meeting had 'been ailed by Wm. Kelly and Junto (! Per naming, represent ink a enmmH lee of eUlaena which ww informally organbied roceotlF, The meeting was opened about 11 lb. T he re were ab u t eigb t •* n present. Mr Kelly explained brief ly, ill effect, that the object of tin nicnjing was to consider t’?e mean* of £nan<'tng a project to nuild a tourist botel here. Mr. Kelly *ai< that It was estimated that ITe.ooe »« f I##,##<* would h»v* to be rallied He also Informed the meeting that It F. Yoakum, wbett here a ah r» lime a go. promised that he would du pi hale whole tor amount was ml* ed In Hrownatitle for lb** hotel. Temporary organization wa» el fr« ted, with Mr. Kelly g* ehairman. and K A. Miti.tr> as secretary. It was proposed that an associa tion he rganizt d and etoek sub in-rifo»one for the hotel solicited The motion was pot by K II. U* tit fro, and was carried Mr Kelly wa made chairman of the association. In accepting. Mr Kelly said tba the* wan a time for 'deed*, not words and In a few pointed ePfttegrab art before the association the dork In hand to raise money tn build th* desired hotel. The mih»d of raising the needful ci 11 ii w as disc n * ard a t h* it gth, all p r * * sent agreeing that th** hotel la a great and growing neeewdiy l» wa derided finally to appoiut a commit tee of four to f rimilate Jaj deflnit* plan of campaign and to Yepurt th* same at a in* • • ing of the unsocial tot to ln»* liebF Inter John ii 1F* urttan I deg, 8. I. Itworman. K AJ Mcfisrj and Wm. Kelly were nominated b> R. B rreaper to nerve on the r m niftflee. They were elected unani uiou sly. The com millet wai autboi laed to add other memhefn. It was decided that, as the hotel w ill he a acnefll to the entire Lower Rio (iratide Valley, as well as t* Krownaville, the diiaens of other Valley t wns should l*e Invited »* subscribe; and as th** proposition i c Mold red a good luisincdb deal. It is ex pci led that literal ailtasrript urn will It** taken hy out of townspeople Thoae present at the meeting were: t' ap i ai n W i 111 am K* II v, K *k M c Clary, J. I! tteott, I, K Morris, It. Ci JMtgmnn, John Ci Fernandes, f\ I* Hnrredn, d l». l*w rman K c Turk <r. I. A Whitney, K It (’renger, It R. lllnkley. Judge K f* FhCto. D. II Cummins, C W. Winaiedt, K. it Rent fro and M J Mattery While not marly an largely at tended so th** in*porta,tire of th* tn o ve ii n d**r t a he n w on I it mi »r r a n k, i to meeting made up in «a mesne* * hat was la* king in number • Thhe* present includ'd a aaais-r » Brownsville** most pfomlnent and ■** Start an tial bust ness men. The dtff emotion Ibrmigtioiii was earn**** n. ! pointed, and showed that the mem ber* fully realise th* great nere» ity for a fine tourist hotel here, aw! have net about the work in x he * ness.like way that will bring r* suit* ITALIANS HOLD TURKISH PRISONERS Mtcr On l''mice VAith French Rr-' prcaentntim. Itaha" Government Decides to Ho*d Prroners Home. Jan 2 4 After confer- ri ce* with ihe premier and foreign minister of Italy, with Ambassador Barrerre cf Fra ace, today, m to the detention of 2S Turk* found aboard the French itemner Manouha whi«h waa captured and searched. ait ■NMMmMMit wa* made that Italy »ouid roaUnue to detain the men. Italy main tain* her right to cap ture and setae ah ip* of neutral na tion* *u*p-eted erf carry!tag eon ra hand* of war. hut itO Kinrei herself ready to suborn the ease* to The H *gue Tribunal and pay indemnity if error I* committed, i ! ^ % I SAN BENITO, 2m I I The GEM CITY of the RICH and FERTILE Lower Rio Grande K Valley I 19 mile* north of Brownsville. situated in the ■ midst of an exceed.nflv prosperous farming com- 1 a munity and conceded to be the most important * ft agricultural shipping point on the Honston i Brownsville line of the "Frisco” Railway system I THE PRE EMINENCE of SAN BENITO. »* a City, and it's ir- ft I AGKICULTUKAL rum munity, as a farming fvwfnwtftaie ft ft ov*-r any other town or w. i. >n In t LOWER RIO GRANDE VAT ft LET. ha* h« n Mt.il'li'M I.. * > i* .1 any t. ir of • u.-<-< -*ful r**fi.t ni-»n , ft 1 MARVELOUS h and ADVANCEMENT ft YEAR OLD City and the ciihi v.> and won<t*-mil DEVELOPMENT ' ft d the farm land tributary to th„ SAN BENITO IRRIGATION CA- 1 I NAL SYSTEM *r AMAZEMENT «" » ASTONISH I MENT «*• the VISITOR. »ily CONVINCING hi til that i in* ii the ft ft PLACE TO LOCATE »f he G d- urem . -t .■*>»'. a , u. ... •"*. u «n« 1 ft in enimfort. awewrtuc mtere—Ini w u !« '..mi his effnr ft '",u '> ntta1 ning flnar ti.ii INDEPENDENCE. »■ hi* just r, a ir l - ft and to which ho Is entitled | WE CAN’T BE TOO EMPHATIC IN 01R CLAIMS, ft The Lower Rio Grande Valiev, and Sin B*«ito in esitu ular. ft ,ia* endowed bv Nature with a rich, deep and extremely fcrtil<* 1 ft soil, the productiveness of which it the equal of. if not superior to ft the soil of any section on earth and a c! mate unsurpassed for nni ft lormity throughout the entire year by any locality on this Conti ft nent. i These conditions, coupled with our excellent. Reliable Irrigation * ft «# Railroad Facilities. complete an idr >1 and perfect eombirui ft *i®o °f advantages at San Benito offered by no other no it; ultum] ft section in this country. I Inspection and comparison will prove all our statements and ft e'aims made in this regard | l,u* IRRIGATING CANAL SYSTEM »» SAN BENITO Mlrmlty i ft I’1* the tarsMl in ib.- Smith and a i jgfjpmi und mint JQI. ■ FICIENT “• «»!»• ration anywhere' at the preeewt tlsae. The mala c»- , ft o*l >• ST mikm In twain h. j •»» few* ha wUsh and m i ft of wat.r at nil iinn - Ther*- are !.'>«» mile- of lai« r.il eana) and • ft mil. of | 1.1 .1.1 . lung 4 .apa. it> SUFFICIENT to SATISFAC ft T0R1LY WATER the *• ****** ACRES oarM t»> tin Immense |RR|. , ft GATION SYSTEM- ,u *.>nne* ti«*n with lUia our DRAINAGE SYSTEM I I TEM IS PERFECT* ft TO MARKET YOUR PRODUCTS SUCCESSFULLY AND IN A ’ ft SATISFACTORY MANNER IS JUST AS IMPORTANT TO YOU AS ' ft THE PRODUCTION OF YOUR CROPS H< r. l* where §AN BENITO > ft Nw* a AliVAN tk( ft lion t'.* *h- "FRISCO” Railway win- it tracers* ■ thia farm >ig * I " ‘ Gon. in OH'." dir."."lion, w- b.m- U..SAN BENITO and RIO GRANDE [ , VALIEY INTERURBAN IJNE. ow iii «»(*«. mi IMI wrh mndrra and ft , up-to-date equipment. Thia tin. cm.-ml out of the ell v of SAM . , BENITO npfmette divert km and travrvmm t his vans AGR1CULTU- ft BAL COMMUNITY from END !" END wliltlii «niv.‘ni.'ni dU.-taitre ' Of - w r> tar,!. HOW CAN YOU 1MPR VE UPON SUCH AN AR- ’ ' RAivUEMENT! 1 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 is where the prr rooling plant is to he ft | located Then- »re now only three in operation, two in California I | and one in Flrnda. This w ill make the fourth in the United Slate* ft SEEING IS BELIEVING. COME LET US SHOW YOU. § /ALLEY UNO FOB SALE OB EXCHANGE FOB OIHEB PROPEBTY \0. I«i\ \ \ ,■« i j j|. r1 |*a* ' i . \ ill' i 11’ I ol i • a v* n d.. ;• .ml r. >. itlu >1 !■> > .1 .!• <1 t » . r *i>- or » i V »l I* v, m< IikIIb. i-*ii ton, u ar. «* •».. 1.011 .«:* Ha irmk i<>d ini* fruit* 13 (priwi li t* lari* rl*ra«vd Hit* folly paid waw ruht ««** d<7 Itonna ai«t«) Alum*. I rnilr- fr 111 o »r mill ;»««! landtag r»«tr and «. lit lies frirn I on 11 a. I'riir f 7-'» **'• prr »cr« *it!l *■»<• »»Ril»r *«<•»• of $.'.11 - 71, a part of t* Ink’ll |< Ila»* K«|in>' nf wall t*a *r.id'‘il for (to *d, *‘ ll (nested land or after p»n>**df «r *t«ck «f w*’n fcandi «r naiasnoltila. Hist linn rstuli \ aim of1 l It at amootif. fjwter I* anny and prtH**irty In noct-li Tmi# or nor1 tern §f Alt's prefer red, tULUM LfM.ONIZAflON COMPANY, Brownsville, lei. .. 11 .1 Ml — ..■ .—.. . ■■-!■■■...— ■- .... Unusual Opportunities in I Irrigated Farm Lands at I MERCEDES j : One of the largest and finest canal systems in the world. No land more than live miles from the rail road. Light, sar.dy loam. Best for any crop. The central town and irrigated district of the valley. Every modern utility of an up to date town. MoJern farm?. Good roads and shipping facil ities. j New churches. New schools. Public parks. Public Library. Fireproof hotel and business buildings. Electric Lights. Waterworks, 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 1 farm and for your family, d rain every I morning. iniriirnpiiiwiiir i‘r'"inwBi'Mri niiH—• i nr is w I *L.