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Brownsville herald. [volume] (Brownsville, Tex.) 1910-current, March 23, 1912, Image 4

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A Customer Leaving Your Store Must Have Done One of Five Things
A National Cash
Register insures the
merchant that all
cash will be accounted
for and handled cor
It prevents lost
customers through
over change.
It benefits the cus
tomer because it pre
vents annoyance and
loss through disputes,
and enables him to
prove prices paid.
• It benefits clerks by
removing temptation,
preventing unjust
suspicion, and enab
ling them to prove
their worth.
A National Cash
Register benefits the
: merchant by prevent
ing loss through failure
to charge goods sold
on credit or through
lost charge slips.
It benefits the cus
tomer by preventing
wrong amounts being
charged to his account.
It benefits the clerk
by furnishing evidence
that he has entered
the proper charge and
handled the transac-.
tion correctly.
A National Cash
Register enforces a
correct record and
this insures the mer
chant that he gets all
money received on
It furnishes the cus
tomer proof of having
paid and enables him
to know that he re
ceives proper credit.
It removes tempta
tion from the clerk
and furnishes him
the means of proving
his carefulness in
handling money.
A National Cash
Register benefits the
merchant, by prevent
ing anyone paying out
money without leav
ing a record of the
amount. This enables
him to balance the
cash quickly and pre
vents bills being paid
It benefits the one
to whom’ money is
paid because it pre
cludes the possibility
of dispute in the fu
It benefits the clerk
by showing evidence
that he paid out the
correct amount.
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A National Cash
Register protects the
merchant against loss
in making change and
furnishes the means of
advertising to those
, who ask to be accom
modated. 4.
The customer is
benefited because the
merchant is willing to
extend the favor of
changing a coin or
bill when he can do so
without the chance of
It guides the clerk in
counting money, and
furnishes evidence of
his accuracy.
A National Cash Register benefits Merchant, Customer and Clerk on all of these Transactions
We have always guaranteed to furnish a better cash register for less money than any other concern in the world
We can do this because:
1. We created the industry and have devoted thirty years to its
2. Expert inventions departments have always been making valu
able improvements to meet the merchants’ needs.
3. Improved machinery, well arranged factory and organization,
have reduced cost of manufacturing.
4. Improved working conditions have resulted in co-operatiOn
which meant a better product.
5. We have always maintained a field force of thoroughly trained
business experts capable.of offering valuable suggestions to merchants.
6. We have for years held schools and conventions where employes
are trained in their work.
7. The demands of merchants have always been our guide in build*
ing machines.
8. We have extended the cash register business to every civilized
country in the world. By doing a large foreign business, we are able
to manufacture in large quantities and sell at lowest prices.
9. In 1911 we sold 136,016 Cash Registers. 41% of this business
was sold in foreign countries.
10. More than one million National Cash Registers have been sold.
L Write or call at our nearest office for complete imformation.
W. D.SYERS, Sales Agent for National Cash Registers, Mackay Bld’g., College & rNavaro Sts, San Antonio, Texas. I
All Stones Bearing Barnes of De
parted Soldiers Taken from Fort
- Brown Cemetery Last Summer
Were Shipped Away With Bodies.
Considerable comment has been
caused by the letter signed “A Vis
itor” published In yesterday's Her
ald. criticizing the use af a discard
ed tombstone from a soldier's grave
to mark a street intersection. Some
have condemned the practice severe
ly: Many have declared that it ap
pears irreverent and say the stones
would better have been thrown into
the river than used for any other
purpose than that of marking
The stone which the visitor re
ferred to was set in the street at
13th and Elizabeth some five or sis
years ago by ,ihe city engineer, when
the streets were betng permanently
loc ated, and I was buried out of sight
It was one af a number of heat
Bto&as whieh/xad been stored la th<
i.n the nasi twenty M
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thirty years, as, at different times,]
the quartermaster's department had;
replaced a number of head stones
with a later type. The stone in
question was evidently one of these
replaced stones. A number of the
street corners in the city are marked
with stones similar to the one at
13th and Elizabeth streets, but no
other, so far, have been found to
bear a name.
N. E. Rendall, who had the cTn
tract for the removal of the bodies
from the National Cemetery at Fort
Brown last summer, informs the
Herald that there is not a stone in
use that came out of the National
Cemetery during the removal of the
bodies. Five car loads of head
stones, bearing the names of the
honored dead, were shipped at the
time of the removal of the bodies.
In fact, every stone bearing the
name of a departed soldier, was
shipped to Alexandria, La., with the
bodies. Only head-stones which
marked the graves of the unknown
dead, were left behind. These be
came the property of Mr. Rendall
to be disposed of as he chooses, bui
none have been used in any way sc
At the time of the removal of the
i bodies from the cemetery last sum
( mer, there were shipped the remainf
dbf about i,&0b identified . soldiers
and about the same number of
bodies of unknown soldiers.
The stone which was uncovered
in the process of excavating tor the
street paving, and which called
forth the letter from ”A Visitor,”
bears the name of Sergt. .las. Col
lins, of Indiana. Its appearance in
the center of the street did have a
gruesome effect, and the placing of
a wreath of flowers over it, while
no doubt done thoughtlessly, was
such as to shock the sensibilities of
j many persons.
Notice to Contractors.
Plans and specifications for the
general construction of a three-story
fire proof Court House and Jail tc
be built for the County of Cameron,
at Brownsville, Texas, also plans foi
the wiring, heating, plumbing an<!
cell work, may be secured from the
office of Atlee B. Ayres, Architect
San Antonio, Texas.
All contractors desiring to esti
mate on th's work, will be requirec
to send in with their application i
certified check for $50.00. Thi:
amount to be forefeited in the even
that contractor fails to submit lii:
bid, or that plans are damaged, or
are not returned within twelve days
Bids to be opened at Brownsville
i Texas, April 2 h at 10:30 a. m.
j 3-19-8t.
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A Good Repair Shop
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