U r UR PRICKS
Till- Aetry Ltn*
Br'ville Hardware C»
NHIDALGO C OUNTY
Civilization Overthrows the Wild Animal
Kin^dom-Pharr Progress Is Proclaimed
Victor and Declared
The EYE of the
Public Is On Us |i
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
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 |
Elevation. 1 4« feet.
', Irrigation, unexcelled.
1 Drainage, natural.
WE PROVE IT |
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
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'
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
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
CONNAUGH' SPENDS A DAY IN
Duke Makes • Hurried Visit to Wash
ington. Calls on President. Dine"1
at Embassy* and Hur'ics Back to
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
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*- <
"ESUL'S OF RECKN* "ALLOTS
By Forming Al'iances With Other
Minor Parties Liberals Will Con
trol. Conservatives Lost Heavily
C*,nnot Ho'd Their Own.
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!
»Y UNEXPECT ED PRODUCTION OF I
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
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- •
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.
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.
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.
, 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.
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
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
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*
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
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*
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 SAN BENITO, 2m I
I The GEM CITY of the RICH and FERTILE Lower Rio Grande
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
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- ’
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.
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Unusual Opportunities in I
Irrigated Farm Lands at I
: One of the largest and finest canal systems
in the world.
No land more than live miles from the rail
Light, sar.dy loam. Best for any crop.
The central town and irrigated district of
Every modern utility of an up to date town.
MoJern farm?. Good roads and shipping facil
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
Investigate the advantages of Mercedes for your 1
farm and for your family, d rain every I
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