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N° 260 BROWNSVILLE. TEXAS, TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 1912. PRICE FIVE CENTS. YOU HAVE LOOKED, HAVE SEEN f ' j Now Then Move I Where To? [ PHARR The Eureka of the Valley WANTS Men with energy Men with brain and money Men willing to make things go \ Men with character and intellect I Men that are not “Has beens” Not “Going to be”, but “Is’ns” and “ares” FOR SUCH AS THAT The Latchstring is on the outside ' I - . m m Buy you a home wilh what you save in doctor bills Terms are such, that you will not know you are buying W. E. CAGE, Sales Agent. While In the Valley : * ' DON’T FAIL TO VISIT MISSION. : ' : Elevation, 14o feet. Irrigation, unexcelled. Drainage, natural. WE PROVE IT I To be the most progressive, high- * ly developed, prosperous, thriv » ing proposition in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. A personal investigation will con vince you of the greater advan tages and opportunities offered. ’ MISSION UNO IMPROVEMENT COMPANY! | MISSION, TEXAS JOHN J. CONWAY —-1 _ k ' ’ Cattle Market. Associated Pre«« Kansas City, Mo., June 2 4 Cat tle steady to 10 cents lower today; export steers ranged from $\l<> to |5) ;,0. Hogs, steady to 5 cents low er; heavies quoted a>t $7 7t» to $7.7. fchrep ready. Cotton Market. Associated Pre?s. Now Orleans. I-a . June 24—Cot ton futures closed steady today with a net advance of 4 to ft points. Spots quiet and unchanged. TEXAS DELEGATES WANT PROGRESSIVE t _ Associated Press. i Baltimore, Md , June 24—Tht Texas delegates to t.he democrats t na ional convention met in a caucus tonight and adopted a resolution in structing their national committee man to vote for a progressive candi date for the temporary chairmanship of the convention. FIGHT OH PARKER GROWS WARMEF THOUGH CENTRAL COMMITTEI MAJORITY STANDS FIRM Twenty-two Members Protest—In dications Are That Fight Will be Carried to Floor of House When Convention Meets Today. Associated F*re?s. Baltimore, Md., June 24—Former Judge Alton B. F’arker <was elected by the democratic na. ional commit tee tonight for temporary chairman of the national convention which opens tomorrow at noon. His election came over the pro tests of twenty-two members of the committee styling themselves as pro gressives in the party under the leadership of William Jennings Bryan. Senator-elect Dili" James of Ken tucky, got twenty of .'hese votes, and Senator O'Gorman got 2. It. M. Johnston, of Houston. Tex as, the Texas committeeman, voted for Tarker. That Bryan will carry the fight for the temporary chairman to the floor of the convention now seems assured. Efforts to come to an amicable agreement on this question failed to day when the committee appointed at the opening sesison of ihe na tional committee conferred with Bryan and others in an endeavor to prevent a fight at the beginning. The debate over the temporary chairmanship was brief. Committeeman Talbot of Mary land, severely cri'icized Bryan and said the Nebraskan had assumed the role of dictator to the democratic party and lie would not submit to the dictation of "this man or any one man.” Senator Xewlands who was sitting in 'he committee by proxy, defended Bryan. lie declared that he would not iyield to the dictation of any one man, but he did not regard Bryan as a dictator but as a representative of the progressive principles endorsed by the democratic party. Urey Woodson, of Ken'ucky, voted against Oliie James and explained that Kentucky did not wish to place Janies’ name before the committee, that the Kentucky delegation had sttch instructions and he had been 'icpiirnrl hv lumoc t.h-it <wqc nr\t u candidate for the place. Robert Ewing of Louisiana, nomi nated James. Edward C. Goltra, of Missouri, a Clark man, explained that he voted for James because he was supporting Clark. Thir i« taken by many to mean that the Bryan forces in the conven tion will receive he assistance of the Clark supporters when the fight against Parker is taken to the floor of the convention tomorrow. Bryan Will Not Recede, All hope of settling the question of the chairmanship without a con- | test is at end. The issue will be the alleged conservatism of Parker as opposed to the progress!veism which Brvan declares should prevail. Efforts of the national committee to placate Bryan proved unavailing, lie would (not recede from the po rtion he has taken, and he is pre pared to take the fight into the con vention and to rally all the progres sives to his standard in his opposi tion o Parker. The Nebraskan announced today that if no other progressive could be prevailed upon to enter the race for temporary chairman he would be come a candidate himself in opposi tion to Parker. He stood out today as the dominant figure of the con ven ion. All contingencies of the future, in cluding the nomination of the pres idential candidate, are deemed to hinge upon what he will do. Bryan and Wilson. The impression continues to be more marked that Bryan may ulti ruately be the presidential nominee. Among his friends onight the sentimeqt appears to be that they j will vote for him whether he is form ■ ally placed in nomination or not. They express the belief that he will be nominated if the voting goes to the four'h or fifth ballot. Some of the Bryan men are bend ing their efforts to effect a coalition 'of the Clark and Wilson forces. They are Talking of Bryan and Wilson as a possible ticket. Pryan*s Statement. Bryan in his statement said he had ex,peered the conunti'tee’s action, i “When IHiffey was seated against the protest of the democrats of k Pennsylvania, I learned that what IN MANAGEMENT OF * LA FOL LETTE S CAMPAIGN If He Had Been Elected Temporary Chairman He Would Have Un seated 78 Contested Delegates. La Follctte Held Balance Power. Associated Press. Madison, Wis., June 1’4—Senator Robert M. I-a Follette’s defeat at the Chicago convention was attributed by Governor F. E. McGovern .'his afternoon to “the mismanagement of his campaign, a mismanagement that was well night criminal." The governor said that Walter L. Houser, La Follettc's manager “is resposiuble for the election of Sen l ator Roland, also of a whole caval cade of calamities that followed. In a long statctinent in justifica- j ♦ ion of his candidacy for temporary chairman he presented figures to show that had he been named chair man, Taft’s strength iwould have been 4.SO net, and the Roosevelt strength 4 70, giving La Follettc delegates the ha la nee of ptwer. He would have ruled, the said, that 78 of the con tested delegates were disqualified until “lawfully seated.” COLONEL’S PARTY ENTIRELY NEW WILL SEVER CONNECTION WITH REPUBLICANS ALTOGETHER Says He could Have Had the Nomi nation at Chicago for the Asking if He Had Agreed to Accept Contested Delegates. Associated Press. Cleveland, Ohio, June 24—Colonel Roosevelt announced here today hat the new party is to be new from the ground up. After a series of discussions with | his lieutenants today before leaving Chicago, in which there were several sharp clashes, Roosevelt decided to I cut entirely away from the republi can party. | “There will be no compromise, no t s raddle,” said the Colonel. As an indication of his deternnina- I tion he said he would communicate i with a number of democrats who he thought might witfh to join the new party. Roosevelt, enroute to Oyster Bay, said the republican convention was his only for 'he asking, only Taft was nominated. At the la~t minute, lie said, it was the plain to seize the *ontrol by a sudden move and make Roosevel the nominee with the provision that we would not insis on the removal of the 7.8 delegates whom he contended to be fraudulent reated in the convention. Roo?evelt said he had refused to accept it on that condition. jorit.v of the commrit'ee had no con ception of democracy, or was so slavishly under the control of the j predatory interests as not to be free to follow- their convictions. “The fight will be resumed tomor row- at which fcne a progressive v/ill be presented to the convention to vote for, and a line be drawn s) that | the delegates can decide whether 1 they will ally them-elves with tb» ! Belmont, Ryan and Murphy crowd j that overwhelmed the party with de feat eight years ago, and which a in close and continuous cop a'* nor- i ship with the crowd that nominated • Taft at Chicago.” Outside of the aeve-i avowed can didates for the presidential m miur tion. Oov. Woodrow Wilson, Champ Clark, Congressman Underwood.' Gov. Judson Harmon, Ba?dwiGgy■ Burke and Mar hal. the meir most talked of tonight arp Bryan, Mayor Gay nor and Gov. Bix of New York. SEVENTY-EIGHT CONTESTS SETTLED Roger Sullivan Faction Wins Fight in Illinois — Presidential Candi dates Not Much Affected. Baltimore, Md., June 2 4—The de mocratic national committee worked rapidly tonight on the 78 contests brought by several r ates and terri tories. First the IlRnoi* contest was settled in favor of the Roger Sullivan faction. N The Harrison Hearst branches of \thc party were opposed to Sullivan,, Twenty-six 1 ". I GEN. SAM'L CUELLAR TOPULAR CANDIDATE FOR SEN ATE GIVEN WARM RECEPTION Large Throngs Heard Him Speak at Opera House in Morning and on , Plaza in Evening—Banquet Given by Prominent Citizens. General Samuel Garcia Cuellar of Mexico City, tandidate for the Mex ican senate from Tamaulipas, accom panied by his secretary, Julio Wor tike of Victoria, Taps., arrived in Ma. amors Sunday morning and de livered two addresses to the voters of that city, one at ten a. m., and one at night. This favorite son of Mata moors was given a most enthusiastic reception on his, his first return to his old home since lie lost hi? light arm in the service of his coun try at the battle of Casas Grandes. lie came via Brownsville, arriving here Saturday night and remaining here overnight. Sunday morning a large commit tee of prominent Matamorcnsens called on Gen Cuellar at he Miller hotel and escorted him to Mata moros. This committee included the general's brother-in-law, Manuel I'olsa, Miguel Garza Betancourt, Nestor Barbosa. Raoul Garote. Fran cisco Ru.oerto and a number of Dthcrs. On crossing the intcruation al bridge, he Mexican military band and a large gathering of citizens from Mata-moros greeted the general and joined his escort to the opera liouse in the Heroic City. The build ing had been appropriately decorated with the national flag and an im mense crowd was gathered there to receive r,he distinguished eommand ?r. Cheer after cheer was given as tie was escorted to the stage, amid the crashing music by the band. The ;eneral was presented to the audi ence by Prof. Martin Espinosa, pres ident of the Matamoros high school. He spoke in highly eulogistic terms if General Cuellar, referring to his ong and honorable service in the ermy, and his high standing both is citizen and soldier. The cheer ing was renewed as the hero of the lay stepped forward to speak. General Cuellar spoke earnestly and eloquently. While not a brill iant orator, he is an impressive speaker, and his face shines with in telligence and expression. His words made a deep impression and were received with enthusiastic ap plause. At the conclusion of the speaking, ’he band again played a patriotic air, and the crowd dis persed, after it was announced that :ien. Cuellar would speak again in :ho evening at the Plaza ile Hidalgo. At night, despite the threatening weather, a vast ga heulng thronged the plaza to hear the general, who ipoke from the balcony of the Moe tezuma hotel. The u'-'iial Sunday night concert by the military hand had been in progress but was in terrupted during he speaking, and the crowd was massed at the north side of the plaza to hear the speech 3f Gen. Cuellar. Both here and at his morning ad dress he opened his remarks by ex pressing hiis greaf pleasure at being again in Matamors, his old home, where tlie happiest days of his life were apon', where he won the wife who has ben his idolized companion for seventeen years, where his firn born, bis daughter now sixteen years old, first saw time light. Com ing to his candidacy for the ua ioual senate. General Cuellar said that f his state wished him to serve it, he would do so to the best of his abil ity. He had accepted the nomina tion at the hands of he independent party, and. if elected, would do hie best in behalf of bis state. He be lieved in popular government and election of officers by popular vote, and would work to that end He would keep faith with his people, and not break his promises, as others who had ben elec ed to office have done. General Cuellar disclaimed any personal ambition, however. He did not seek the office, except at the solicitation of his party, though the best that iB in him would be devoted to the service of his ta e, yet. he de clared earnestly, if the people did not wish him to serve them, he still has one arm left, and would be glad of the privilege to -work for himself. He dwelt upon the needs of the country for reform and progress and spoke with sample eloquence of the work ’here is yet to be done to bring Mexico to the high rank among the nations of the earth which should be hers. j General Cuellar’s speech was at tkn>** hnpaaaioned and was heard ! with Intense interest. Prolonged ap SAN BENITO THE BIG CANAL TOWN "if i The livest new town in Texas, the largest in ihe LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY San Benito has grown from nothiug to over four thousand population in four years aud to-day offets lest h cation lor commercial and industrial enterprises in Southwest T« xas. Natural advantages and impiovements alrcadv made in me city of unto tauce. I he growth and development ha\e only started. NEARLY HALF A MILLION Dollars railroad busitiess on St. Louis Brownsville and Mexico Railway at San Benito, in one year. Sixty Seven per cent iucrease over busiuess of previous year. Year euding April 30th 1911 1912 Freight received 1 Freight forwarded Express received Exoress forwarded Tic ket sah s Excess Baggage Sv\ itching,storage and demurrage Total Value of Business 42,819 44 42,849 44 12,539.64 18,098.34 31.400.95 293.25 No retold 248.050.95 235,880.20 06,100.31 15,426 23 19,025,44 43,960.66' 478.70 3,204.11 4 1 4,075*65 Aoove represents only the amount pout to the St. L. B. & M for handling business shown and not the value of product'* handled. Eighty thonsand acres of rich della soil irrigated from the i ig San Benito Canal surround the town of San Benito. Twent)-five thousand acies*already in cultivation. Interurban railroad now in operation ovt r ‘10 thousand acres of this tract serving every farm with convenient freight and express service. Extension being made on the balance of the tract. Rio Hondo, Santa Maria, Carriciios, Los Indies and La Paloma on interurban road out of San Benito. Convenient schechi e. It will pay you to investigate San Benito before « r» gagitig in farming, commercial or industrial cnterpincs elsewhere in Texas. Si BENITO LAND ft WATER COMPANY. SIN BENITO. TEXIS. * ♦ t pi a use followed its conclusion Yetterday he was the guest of about fifty of ’he most prominent oitizens of Matamoros at a banquet at the Puinarejo restaurant. I^ast evening he came to Browns ville to visit his uncle. General C. Cuellar, who resides here, and his grandmother, who makes her home i with the lafer. During his stay in Matamoros, Gen. oral Cuellar wat the guest of Mr. I and Mrs. Manuel Colsa, his sister and brother-in-law. He leaves this j morning on his return to Mexico City. His campaign throughout the eta-e and his visit to Matamoros are believed to have greatly strengthened General Cuellar’3 chances for elec tion. AVIATOR HAMILTON BADLY HURT Machine in Which He Was Flying Fcil One Hundred Feet—Injuries Probably Fatal. Associated press. Washington. June 24—Carl L. Hamilton, an aviator at the United States army aviation school at Col lege Park, sustained injuries which | rnay prove fatal this evening when ,the biplane in which he was flying fell a hundred fee’. The machine was smashed to pieces. Hamilton was pinned be neath the wreckage, but he was quickly extracted and hurried to a hospital. ( * ******#**«>-: * * PRESIDENT URGES * JOINT MANEUVERS ♦ * * ■f Warrington, D. C. June 24— * "r In a special message 'o congress * Hr today President Taft recoin- Hr •!- mended an immediate appro- * Hr priation of $1,350,000 for the 4r Hr use of the war department In Hr v the Joint maneuvers of the reg- * * ular army and the United * Hr States National Guard next * Hi mon'h. It was planned to + -I- have military tactics, l-ouisi- * * ana, Arkansas and Texas to* * participate in the Joint mi- 4* -I* neuvers with the regular army * 4- at Alexandria, Ua., July 8 to 4 !* August 6. * * - 4 * Hr ''Hi Hr Hr -v Hr -J- 4- ****** * Weather. f ■ » Meteorological report for ^he *4 hours ending an 7 p m June 21 Barometer at 7 a m.30 f»2 Barometer at 7 p m.30.02 Temperature at 7 a. m ..,.760* , Temperature at 7 p ra.78,i»* Maximum temperature . . . 88.0 Minimum temperature . T. 71.8 Precipitation . 1.18 Fonecast. 1 Associated Prep«. Washington. 1). U., June 24—We*t Texas, probably fair Tuesday and Wednesday. East Texa*. fair Tues day and Wednesday; warmer In the north Tuesday.