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PHARR
« * ERE WHERE PROGRESS MEANS OO.
ERE IN THE RICHEST VALLEY ON EARTH.
ERE WHERE PRICES SUIT THE BUYERS.
“ * ERE WHERE WE ALL WANT YOU TO POME.
A PLACE TO LIVE THAT IS UNEXCELLED.
PLACE TO DO BUSINESS UNEQUALLED.
PLACE OF OPPORTUNITIES UNSURPASSED.
PLACE WHERE THINGS MOVE UNPARELLED.
RIO GRANDE RIVER SUPPLIES OUR WATER.
IO GRANDE RIVER HAS MADE OU R SOIL.
IO GRANDE VALLEY THE PLACE TO LIVE.
IO GRANDE CAPITOL THE PLACE TO COME.
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Remember the best town in the valley.
EM EMBER WHERE WE ARE LOCATED.
EM EMBER HIDALGO, COUNTY, TEXAS.
EM EM HER FOR SO DAYS LOTS WILL BE CHEAP.
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W. E. Cage
SALES AGENT
FORGET YOUR TROUBLES AND COME.
FORGET YOU HAVE EVER DOUBTED. I ■
KNOCK AT THE DOOR AND IT WILL OPEN. 1^^
SEEK AND YOU WILL FIND US.
BUY WHAT WE OFFER YOU AND YOU « •
WILL ALWAYS BE GLAD
BUY A HOME AND YOUR WIFE WILL
THINK MORE OF YOU. - *
COME AND CONSULT WITH US AND YOU A
WILL ENJOY YOUR TRIP. /\
COME AND LOOK FOR YOURSELF AND
YOU WILL BE CONVINCED. ^
ASK FOR WHAT YOU WANT, AND WE W
WILL SHOW YOU WE HAVE IT.
ASK FOR THE TERMS YOU WISH AND
WE WILL TRY TO ACCOMODATE YOU.
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i While In the Valley
DON’T FAIL TO VISIT
MISSION.
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Elevation, 14 o feet.
Irrigation, unexcelled.
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Drainage, natural.
WE PROVE IT
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\ To be the most progressive, high- *
ly develooed, prosperous, thriv
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ing proposition in the Lower Rio
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A personal investigation will con
vince you of the greater advan
tages and opportunities offered.
: MISSION LAND IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
MISSION, TEXAS
JOHN J. CONWAY
President V Sole Own*.
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Skin Robbers Identified.
Associated Press
San Antoio, Tex.. March 14—The
robbers who were killed by Express
Messenger Trousdale, when they at
tempted to rob his express car at
tached to the Southern Pacific pas
senger train No. 9, near Sanderson.
Texas, were idemified today as Ed
Welsh, an escaped criminal, and a
man named Kilpatrick. Little is
known of Kilpatrick. A pack saddle
wMtli SOO rounds of ammunition for
revolvers and rifles was found on a
pacL horse in the bandits' outfit.
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Pierce’s Son Mamed.
Associated Press.
West Paint Beach, Florida, Mar.
14—'Roy E. Pierce, sou of H. Clay
Pierce, the oil magnate, and Miss
Virginia Burrows, his step-sister,
were married here last nighty
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Cattle Market.
Associated Press
Kansas City, March 14—Cattle,
I steady to strong; export steers.
$7.25 to $8.25. Hogs, 5 to 10 cents
lower; heavies $6.80 to $6 85. Sheet
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ATTEMPT TO KILL
VICTOR EMANUEL
ANARCHIST SHOOTS AT KING OF
ITALY.
Antonio Dalba. Who Professed to be
An Anarchist, Fired Into Royal
Carriage. Missed King* and Hit
Soldier of Escort.
Associated Press
Rome, March 14—A youthful an
archist, Antonio Dalba, who asserts
that he is a member of no organiza
tion, attempted to assassinate King
Victor Emanuel today. The king
was not injured, nor was Queen
Helena, who was driving in a closed
carriage with him at the time. An
officer of the king’s guard was
wounded.
Three shots were fired at the king,
who was on his way to the pantheon
to attend service for the commemo
ration of the birth of his fafher
who was assassinated in 1900
After the shots were fired the
spectators sprang on the assailant
and beat him severely before he was’
rescued by the pdice.
The king remained calm through
out and continued on his way to the
pantheon where the service was
held.
After the attempt on the king’s
life became known crowds paraded
the streets shouting "Long Live
the King."
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Vacuum Cleaner Receivership.
Associated Press.
Chicago, March 14—The MeCrum
Howell company, vacuum cleaner
concern, whose stock was buffeted
in trading centers recently, was put
in the hands of a receiver this aft
ernoon by order of United States
District Judge Sanborn, on the peti
tion of H E. Pfahler, who holds
$:i 10,000 worth of stock in the com
pany. The prosecution of the com
pany in connection with the suit
against the Bath Tub Trust, with
which it is said to be allied, is given
in the <wMnplaint as Qne of the
causes of the conditions which de
manded the intervention cf the
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court. Edward R. Steerimius, presi
dent of the Diamond Match com
pany, and \Valter B. Updegraff, one
of the stock nbtders, were named as
receivers
Rebels Tak«* Jiminez.
Associated Press.
El Paso, Texas, March 14—A
special to The Herald from Chihua
hua says, thai Jiminez was taken
at noon today by an advance guard
of Salazar’s rebel army c it.sis ting
of f300 men. The federal garrison
capitulated without resistance. Jim
inez is an important point and lias
a population of 2',000.
Kansas Democrats for Clark.
Associated Press.
Atchison Kan., March 14—The
State Democratic Convention today
unanimously instructed the twenty
delegates from Kansas to the Bal
timore convention for Champ Clark
of Missouri, as nominee for president
on the Democratic ticket, with Cov.
Woodrow Wilson, of New Jersey, as
second choice.
Hung Jury.
Associated Press
Detroit, Mich, March 14 — The
jury which has been trying the case
■f the government against the so
called Bath Tub Trust, in tiie fed
eral court here, failed to reach an
agreement ami was discharged to
night.
Power Shut Off
Associated Press
Mexico City, March 14—The elec
tric transmisison lines which supply
power to Mexico City and other
ciiies from the power plant at S’e
caxa, 100 miles from the city, were
severed in three places shortly after
noon today and for an hoyr and
twenty minutes were unable to be
repaired while traffic in the city and
of the factories was forced to sus
pend. Breaks were at three places,
tyidely separated, and were evident
ly cut by rifle balls
The break caused rumors to
'pread that rebels were neirhig the
city, but investigation shows Kbere
was little cause for alarm.
When the Panama Canal is com
pleted all roads will lead U Texas.
Tile Lone Star state will be the dis
tributing point of the world’s com
merce and the clearing house of the
earth’s wealth.
HIDALGO COUNTY
APPOINTS DELEGATES
TO ATTEND NATIONAL DRAIN
AGE CONGRESS.
Address at McAllen by Member of
the Congress Arouses Much Inv
est in the Vitally Important Sub
ject of Drainage.
To The Herald.
McAllen, Texas. March 14—A< R.
Sprague, member of the National
Drainage Congress from Berkeley,
California, and who is temporarily
located at San Benito supervising
the erection of the pre-cooling plant
at that place, was the guest of the
Business Men's Club of McAllen
Wednesday afternoon and, with
some prominent members of the
club, was driven over the surround
ing country in H. B. Holmes’ auto
in the evening, he gave a very in
teresting talk to an enthusiastic au
diece of citizens of McAllen, and
other towns in the Valley, on the
objects and intent of the Drainage
W’ongress, to be bald at New Orleans
April 10th to 1 3th.
It is the oninion of many good
people In the Valley that the candi
dates of all parties to the legisla
ture and congress will have to stand
up square, and do- no dodging on
this drainage question.
Eight delegates at large were ap
pointed by the chairmen.of the meet
ing, Judge James H. Edwards, of
Edinburg, to represent Hidalgo
county at this congress. These are.
John Closner of Edinburg, T-^mas
Plummer of Mercedes, G B. Metvi
weather of Donna, C. E. HammomJ
of San Juan, Wm. Briggs of Mc
Allen. Houston Jones of Pharr. John
J. Conway of Mission, R E. Dough
erty of Alamo.
The basis of representation is two
for incorporated ci;ies of 1,ft00 or
less; five wherv cites have more
than 1,000; two for each commer
cial club and two for eat h canal or
drainage company. It is to be
hoped that every organization and
tt^s will haye a strong delegation
at ;he tongf
PRISONERS FIGHT
WAY TO FREEDOM
SLAY WARDEN. DEPUTY WAR
DEN AND USHER
Thre° Men in Nebraska State Prison
Fight Their Way to the Outer. |
World* Killing Three Men and
Wounding a Fourth.
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Associated Press
Lincoln. \eb., March 14—Three
prisoners in the Nebraska peniten
tiary at Lancaster, a sassinated the
wadren, deputy warden and an usher
and wounded the cel! keeper, biew!
the lock off one door, forced a trim
key at the p int of a revolver to |
open another and escaped through
the main entrance. Soon they dis
appeared in a blizzard.
They were serving terms for bank
robbery.
Well armed with weapons and ex
plosives the trio first sh t the cell
keeper. l>oddy Rushing down the
corridor one of the men tired into
the office of deputy warden Charles
Wagner, killing him.
Alarmed by the «hots warden
James Delahantv and usher A. C.
Heilman ran from Delahanty’s office
into the convicts. The prisoners be
gan firing and Oelhanty and Heil
man were killed
Next the men blew the lock off
he door of the corridor. Taken un
awares. the men forced the turnkey
to open the door to the street,
through which they disappeared.
The militia was ordered to the
prison when the news of the mutiny
became known, and no further out
break occurred.
The three convicts who escaped
are named Morley,'Taylor and Dowe.
Rebels in Hidalgo
Associated Press
Mexico Cit, March 14—Revolu
tionary activity is reported today in
the vicinity of the important mining
town of Pachuea, in the state of
Hidalgo, and preparations are being
made for the defense of the town.
The village of Palma Gorda, three
miles outside of Pachuea, and the
nearby ranches were raided. Re
newed activity Is also reported on
the |>art of the Zapatistas in the
statelof Morelos, and in the vicinity
of Cuernavaca. Villa, Sinaloa, was
attacked unsuccessfully accordlug
to a klazatlan dispatch.
EVERY COURT OFFICER KILLED
BUT ONE
While Court at Hillsville Virginia.
Was Getting Ready to Sentence
Convicted Man* the Criminal’s
Friend’s Shot Officials.
Associated Press
Hillsville, Va., March 14—A troop
of mountain outlaws rode down out
of the Blue Ridge mountains to the
county court house here and assas
sinated the judge on the bench, the
prosecutor before the bar and the
sheriff at the door, in less time than
it takes to tell it1, w-hile sentence was
being pronounced on Floyd Allen,
one of their number.
When the crack of the rifles died
away only one court official, Dexter
Goad, the clerk, was alive and he
was wounded. Several jurymen and
onlookers were struck by stray bul
lets ‘but not seriously wounded.
Tonight the outlaws with a day’s
start are in the mountains with a
citizens po^se, hut little organized,
making a semblance of pursuit.
Posses from other counties will
arrive tomorrow.
The reward of 1,000 offered by
the state today for the capture of
the band was raised to $”,000 to
night. A regiment of infantry Ins
been ordered to Hillsville. Other
militiamen will probably be called
out
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.Alien was before the bar for sen
tencey having been convicted on the
charge\of taking a prisoner from a
deputy sheriff, when the fusilade
started. Judge Thornton Massie
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rose from his chair ind fell across
his desk dead. Prosecutor William
Foster fell simultaneously with a
half dozen ‘bullets in his brain. The
sheriff. Lewis Webb, who had pur-:
sued and raptured Allen In the
mountains, was shot to dea.h.as he
reached for hia revolver! Bullets
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flew fast and several jufqrs ami
spectators were slightly wounded.
Then the band rode out of town into
the mountains while Hillsville for
a moment stood paralyzed, and help
less t> stop them.
Allen’s brothers, Sidney and Jack,
headed the band of twenty men who
participated in the attack. Floyd
Allen was among the wounded. It
was anticipated that an effort would
be made to rescue him. When the
shooting started Judge Massie had
pronounced a part of the sentence,
which was to have been a year ai
hard labor in the penitentiary.
NATIONAL BANK
ORGANIZED AT PHARR
NEWEST FINANCIAL INSTITU
TION OF THE VALLEY.
Has Capital S;3ck of $25.000—Oc
cupies New Building, Said to be
One of t’he Hansomest in All this
Section.
Special to The Herald.
Pharr, Texas, March 14—The
neweSi bank to be added to the Val#
ley is the First National Hank of
Pharr. The application of the in
corporators of this bank has been
granted at Washington. It has a
capital stock of $25,000, and a sur

1 plus -of $2,500, the s.ock being paid
| for at $110, to provide the surplus.
The officers of the corporation so
far chosen are:
Houston Jones, president: H. N
I Pharr, vice president; J. C. Kelly
and J A. Cook, directors. The caah
1 ier and other directors will be
elected shortly. The new bank has
very strong backing and Is expected
to become an important institution.
A handsome new building for the
use of the bank has just been com
pleted on Burguiese Avenue. This
is one of the handsomest structures
in the entire Lower Rio Grande Val
j ley. It Is a two-story brick, stucco
finished, in Mission style, and is
artistic in design and beautiful in
effect. The interior finish and fur
nishings are in keeping with the
general effect.
The second floor contains several
sui.es of offices, which will be o'
cupled by the I^uisiana-Rio Grande
Canal Co, and Loulsiana-Rio
Grande ftagar Co., and others.
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-LAND FROM- I
$851< $125
PER ACRE
With W a ter Rights I
Why Pay From to $200 when I
you can buy as good land,
under as good a canal, within one -half to one
mile from *
DONNA i
for about half that much?
This land has good t tic, and is as good as
any land in the Valley.
WATER IS BROUGHT TO THE LAND I
AND WATER RIGHTS INCLUDED I
These prices are only to developers and |
not to speculators. Buy direct from the own
ers and
SAVE FROM $50 to $100 PER ACRU
You will be putting money in the bank when the I
oth^r fellow is still payirg Lr his land. No mat
ter what any one tells you. I guarantee these I
statements as correct or I will pay all your ex
penses to DONNA. . Jp
DONNA HAS A ,40°’(>00 Sugar '
a $15,000 brick E
Building, Telephone Exchange, 2 Banks, ' V7"#
ton Gins, 2 Lumber Yards, $15,000 BricP "
3 Churches, good nevArSpaper, etc, etc., !
good town in which to live, make rv*
educate your children
CALL ON OR ADDi>
*F. E. SCOi>
SALES MAN AGE R^^^ '■*
DONNA DTuU°aTEL TEXAS
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* The weather changes, and the cost *
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i Peoples Ice Co. !
* BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS
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LAND BARGAIN No. ONL
We ARE READY to SELL YOU the BEST of the IRRIGATED LAND
at PRICES that will make you 10 0 per cent PROFIT within SIX
MONTHS. STRONG STATEMENT but here is SNAP NO. 1.
About 30 ACRES of the very beat land, half mile of loading switch
near raiilroad. Timber will nearly pay for clearing; drainage perfect, on
canal. $700 incumbrance past due.
PRICED at $60 per acre. ON E HALF CASH, balance one and two
years at 7 per cent. This land is worth $12.1 per acre, and compared
with up the branch land. $200 per acre.
MUST sell this week; you must buy this week if you get It at that
price. Only ONE CHANCE.
We have other similar BARGA INS
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Rio Grande Realty and Investment
Company.
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS
VALLEY LAND FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE FOR OTHER PROPERTY
UNo. 219. BROWNSVILLE . 160 acre farm all In cultivation
ind irrigation. Within 3- 4 mile of 1 y. and switch. The soil la
a dark loam and well adapted to truck, cotton, corn, sugar can*
etc. Owing to location, is well adapted to being cut Into llttl*
ere. 1*3 cash, bal. 1, 2 yrs truck farms 7 6 to 10 ac-es. Price
II ALLA Vi COLONIZATION COMPANY, Brownsville, Tei.

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