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- To You —
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The Consumer of Ice
We are manufacturing a high grade pro
duct of absolute purity.
Ice which you can safely use in any way
with the assurance of no risk to your
health- Our ice is mabe of distilled
water, which is reboiled and passed
through two filters. AX^e believe it pays to
give the best and solicit your patronage.
THE PRICE 30c AT THE PLANT AND 40c DELIVERED
CONSUMERS ICE ANO COLD
STORAGE COMPANY I
L, B. PUENTE, Manager.
" MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK
BROWNSVILLE. TEXAS
Capital and Surplus, $209,000.00
FRONTIER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
General Contractors
l8Vivier Building.
Mason Grain Co.
Rice Bran, cTWolasscs and Feed cf All Kinds
1215 LEVEE STREET BROWNSVILLE.TEX AS
BEAMS, CHANKcLS, ^
ANGIES,TEES, PLAT ES, u/httu/piT 117ON WORKS
STEEL a CAST LINTLES* HARTWELL IRON WOBII5
STEEL & CAST COLUMNS, HOUSTON* TE\AS.
TRUSSES, GIRDERS, ECT.-- -
PROMPT SHIPMENTS.' v --- “ ’
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BARNES C& SON
Contractors and Builders
All kinds of repairing done on short notice. We also do
all kinds of roofing and repairing on same.
WE GUARANTEE ALL WORK
to be first class in every particu’ar.
Call at Chamber of Commerce Rooms.
Fire Insurance
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* ^. Joyce R. Wood
* A tmhe Building, Over Howse Furniture Company
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* tages RIO GRANDE CITY, TEXAS
* NROE J. S. MONROE
* at Law Surveyor and Civil Engineer
* J. R. MONROE & SON
*6 ibstractors. Hav e complete abstract of lands in Starr
* art of Brooks taken from Starr county to the date of
>ct. 11, Ull. Also family histories by whi/jh we can
n grant back to original grantees; To complete which
U record of births, marriages from church records of
* JF»r, nhe homes of the original grantees of these grants.
„. e years in business in Starr county.
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; CITY NEWS
New Movie Machine—The Ditt
mann theatre has received and in
stalled a new motion picture ma
chine of the latest model. The ma
|chine is a great improvement over
ithe old one, and flickers and jerks
are not noticeable on the screen. Mr.
Dittmann purchased the machine
while In Chicago recently.
VOTE FOR TAFT.
—Adv. tf.
Called Away by Illness — City
Marshal Ralph Tucker has been
celled to Santa Maria on account of
illness in his family, who have been
visiting there.
A short catchy ad will bo read by
more people than a long conglomera
tion of words.
The San Antonio deeper did n°t
come in yesterday, owing to the fact
that It jumped the track in the Cor
pus Christi yards yesterday morn
ing. It was decided not to hold the
train for it.
Commencing today we will have
an illustrated ad on the front page
which will be changed every day.—
The Elite Confectionery.
Tennis Tournament — Several
Brownsville tennis players will go to
San Benito next Sunday to take pot
luck with the San Benito Tennis
Club in—according to the term ap
plied by the San Benito players—a
“microscopic ” tournament.
Want Ads in The Herald bring
results.
Superb stationery* Plain and ini
tial, tally cards, place card3 and
playing cards—Valley Book Store.
Com cobs at $1.50 per load, corn
shucks given away. At milling
plant opposite freight depot. E. R.
T. Howard & Co.
Oakland Au*o Contract—K
Hinkley has closed contracts for
the Oakland automobile for Cameron,
Hidalgo and Starr counties and for
the state of Tamaulipa*. Mexico.
This gives Mr. Hinkley the agency
for three cars—the Maxwell, the
Hudson and the Oakland.
The Women’s Exchange* l216
Elizabeth street, will serve refresh
ments from 3 to 6 p. m. today. Home
made cakes, pies, bread, etc., on
sale.
The Rio Grande is higher than it
has been since last June, it having
risen about two feet in the twenty
four hours ending yesterday after
noon at fi o’clock. On th<\ Mexican
side it is at the top of the bank, and
last night was still rising slowly.
Carbon paper typewriter erasers,
etc.—Valley Book Store.
Mexican Supper—At St. Joseph’s
college Wednesday from 6 to 9, p.
m., the ladies of the Catholic Altar
j Society will serve Hot Tamales, En
! chiladas and Hot Coffee. Orders also
taken for home suppers.
Phone one-three*four pets a boy
after the suits needing cleaning or
pressing or both and gets them back
quick.—Jno. E. Rutledge. M-W-F
The ci*y council W»R meet in reg
ular session today. Among the busi
ness to be taken up will be that of
jthe budget for the year ending April
30, 1912.
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J . . Pin proof ties now on sale. See
them before they are picked over.—
Jno. E. Rutledge. M-W-F
Preached at Donna—Rpv J. T.
Craig preached at the Christian
church at Donna yesterday. He will
return to Brownsville this morning.
Wilder Bro*—Custom shirt mak
ers—Represented by Jno. E. Rut
ledge. M-W-F
New Dance Hall—A new "gran
baile” has been opened near the end
of the international bridge, on the
Mexican side. This and the original
Santa Cruz will take turns in giving
dances for the Mexican population
of both Matamoros and Brownsville.
The Golden Rule Optical company
of Corpus Christ! Texas, will test
your eyes free of charge. Send name
and address on postal card for
scientific self-testing chart and full ]
Information.
A good typewriter ribbon is nec
essary to make your letter attractive.
We have them.—Valley Book Store.
Several Brownsville young men
are trying the open air treatment for
their hair, and refuge to wear a top
piece, rain or shine. At the same
.time they are placing a few solar
plexus blows into the hat trust.
.Others who are counting the hairs
in the combings every morning
also threaten to begin the treatment,
and bare-heads promise to become
quite plentiful on our streets.
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GEM THEATRE “
BIG SPECIAL FEATURE TONIGHT
DON’T MISS IT
Scenes of *he Mexican Revolution
The grand battle of Conejos, Bachim
ba and Rellano!
Films showing the advance of the
revolutionists, war correspondents,
the destruction of the magnificent
bridge of the Rios Conchos by the
Orozquistas. Operator of the pic
ture machine at the hospital de la
Cruz Roja, etc.
GRAND BULL FIGHT in the ring
at Mexico City given for the benefit
of the families of the victims of the
revolution. Showing the noted
fighters of the bull ring today.
ADMISSION IOC AND 25C
3 • . is
NINE CAR LOADS
OF HOMESEEKERS
Smallest Number Arriving On Any
Excursion of Late—Big Busi
ness Predicted :br Coming Season.
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The homeseekers’ cars failed to
come up >to the usual number this
week. There were nine cars, mak
ing one special train as against two
trains for the last three trips, and
they carried probably 125 passen
gers. The special pulled out yester
day afternoon at 2:45.
An average business Is reported
for the trip. The manager of one
concern stated that he expected a
better business for his firm during
the coming season than has ever
been done before. Other men are
also optimistic as to the business that
will probably be done during the
next few months.
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RELEASED UNDER SMALL BOND
Last of Four M'-'xico-Texano* Who
Were Arrested in Matamoros.
Pedro Saldana, the last of the four
men arrested in Matamoros last
Monday on charges of having as
saulted Pancho Blanca, was re
leased from the Matamoros prison
Saturday. He was given his liberty
on a small bond.
Dario Cortez was released earlier
in the week on a bond of $50, and
Vicente and Felipe Davila, also ar
rested on the same charge, were ac
quitted therefrom.
It is not known as yet when Sal
dana and Cortez will be tried.
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TO INSTALL NEW
PHONE SWITCHBOARD
Work on the installation of the
new telephone apparatus is to begin
at the new exchange in the Steg
man building this week. E. A. Hug
gins, installing man for the Western
Electric Co. of St. Louis, has ar
rived in Brownsville to take charge
of the work, and this week expects
«?o have five or six men on the job.
Mr. Huggins came to Brownsville
from Clarksville, Tex., where he has
just completed the installation of a
newt switchbord; how'ever, not so
modern equipment as that in the
new exchange for this city.
Mr. Huggins is awating the ar
rival of the specifications, without
which he can do no work. He ex
pects them at any time, and says
that the new equipment will be in
stalled within the next sixty days.
Though his firm will install the new
swi'chboard and make the necessary
connections there, the outside line
w'ork and subscribers’ telephone
changes will be done by the tele
phone company.
Manager Gerald Johnson of the
local exchange of the Southwestern
Telephone and Telegraph company,
is quite pleased with the prospect of
the new- exchange. He assures the
subscribers that whatever troubles
they may be having with the system
now' w'ill all be ended when the new
exchange is in working order.
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ALLEGED AFFRAY RESULT
OF MATAMOROS ROW
David Hernandez, Miguel and
Jesus Lerma, and Felipe Davila were
arrested by Marshal Tucker and
Deputy Marshal Puig Saturday, and
placed in jail, charged with being en
gaged in an affray. Their cases will
come up in the corporation court
this morning.
The Lermas are nephews of
Pancho Blanca who, it is alleged,
was assaulted by Felip« Davila and
others at a race track near Mata
1 moros las<t Monday. The police be
lieve that the Saturday affray was a
direct result of the Matamoros affair
last week.
SHED FOR HANDLING
BROWNSVILLE TRUCK
To be Shipped by Rio Grande and
Gulf Coast A*s’n — Brownsville
Ass’n No Longer Ships Produce.
The Rio Grande and Coast Asso
ciation, an agency for the handling
of garden truck for its members,
will soon have a shipping shed at the
Brownsville passenger station. The
membership of the association has
been increased by the addition of
members who formerly shipped
through the Brownsville Growers’
Association, the latter organization
having discontinued this branch of
its work.
The shed will be erected just to
the rear of the express office, and
will be of frame construction. A
platform will be built to the main
track so that the stuff can be handled
direct from the shed into the express
cars.
Secretary Lindsay Waters of Har
lingen, who is secretary of the Rio
Grande and Coast Association, wras
here last week and arranged with
Assistant General Manager Wm.
Doherty of the Gulf Coast Line for
the construction of the shed.
Freight Receipts.
Freight receipts were light Satur
day and included two cars of mer
chandise, 'three cars of beer, two
cars of lumber, one car of corn, one
car of iron bars, a car of ties, and a
car of horses.
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LIGHT NORTHER AND RAIN
Amarillo's Cold Wave Makes Pleas
ant Weather Here.
Threatening clouds in all direc
tions Saturday failed to bring more
than a light shower to Brownsville.
However, Little Indiana, Harlingen
and points up the Valley report good
rains At the Little Indiana canal
section it rained an hour and a half
about noon, which will be of much
benefit to the farmers there.
Tiie norther that struck Amarillo
Friday travelled fast and became no
ticeable in Brownsville early Satur
day night. By Sunday morning
heavier coverings than sheets were in
order, and according to reports
about the streets yesterday morning
some sleepers rolled up snugly.
Pleasant evenings and nights are
anticipated from now on. Amarillo's
4 8 degrees will be a decided con
tract to the balmy weather that
Brownsville is likely to have within
the next few days.
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In Justice Court.
Vicente Esparza pleaded guilty to
a charge of assault in Judge Phil P.
Barbour’s court Saturday. He was
fined $5 and cost3.
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Realty Transfer*.
The fallowing warranty deeds
have been filed in the office of the
county clerk:
Rio Hondo Co. to Alice Driver, lot
No. 12, block No. 7, in Rio Hondo
park lownsite; price $ 1 r»0.
Palmetal Co. to Rio Grande I,and
Corporation, west one-half of block
51, containing 20.1 acres, according
to subdivision of survey No. 282;
price $1,809.
Rio Grande Land Corporation to
E. A. Fox, 20.1 acres in block 51 of
survey No. 282; price $2,010.
Jose Manzano et. al., to Andre3
Cueto, lots 1, 2 and 3 in block 118,
fronting fifty feet on Monroe street,
city of Brownsville; price $1,970.
H. E. and H. N. Morrow to J. T.
Peddv, farm block No. 43 of Harlin
gen Land and Water company’s
lands: price $10.
H. B. Conley and wife to N. A.
Dotch, lots 10, 11 and 12 in block
4 2, and lot 5 in block 43, city of San
Benito; price $4,100.
A. C. Fox to E. A. Fox, block No.
49, containing 39.9 acres of land, ac
cording to subdivision and plat of
survey No. 281; price $7,000.
San Benito Land and Water com
pany to W. F. Buesing and J. R.
Vanderhider, lots 7 and 8 in block
45, town of San Benito; $1 and other
considerations.
MISS BESS GIBSON
PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER
At the Office of the Brownsville Land
and Improvement Co.
Elizabeth street.
HER BETTER NATURE.
IN QUARANTINE.
PATHE WEEKLY.
F. W. SEABURY /
ATTORNEY AT LAW. BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS /
Practices in all State and Federal Courts. Specializes in the Inveitiga*
tion and litigation of land titles, and water rights and contracts.
Offices: First Nat’l Bank Bldg. Phone: SIS.
HIDALGO AND STARR COUNTIES ABSTRACT CT
I INCORPORATED) ^
Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas lriB
Hl H ^
JOHN CkOSNKR JAMKS H. HOWARDS W H. ISBBTSOl
President Vice Prs». and Oetietal Mar. Secretary and TrrMtt
Have Abstracts of your Usd. situated in Hidalgo and Starr County, prepared kjT
thia Company. A paid up Capital Stock of $10.000
IS YOUR GUARANTEE OP RECEIVING PERFECT WORK.
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PUTEGNATS PHARMACY
GEO. M. PUTEGNAT, Prop. ,
A full line imported and domestic Perfumery, Fancy •/
Stationery and Druggist Sundries. Prescriptions a
Specialty. Prompt attention to mail orders. : :
Firestone Tires and Maxwell Cars.
Hinkley Auto Company
Brownsville. Texas
li™^.w»vw»'inTOI»nMSiiM» tmwtmwint
SAN CARLOS HOTEL
One Block from St. L., B. C& M. Depot
RATES $2.00 PER DAY
Brownsville, - . Tens
DUVAL WEST w ■ R- JON ES
. _ . Wm. S. WEST
San Antonio Texas Brownavillc, Tex
jONEC, WEST & WEST
Attorney s-at-Law
W m. J. Russell
Attorney at Law
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Room 207, Merchants’ Nat’l Bank Bldg.
Brownsville, Texas.
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In one night 1,785 homeless per
sons were picked up by the police of
London.
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Per Dollar
The most durable rubber,
the sturdiest strain-ref isting
construction, make
restone
Tires and Rims
undisputed leaders by right of
atV'ii.pU.hincnt.
Sold Py All Dealers
Who Consider Quality
M- E. TRACY
ARCHITECT AND
MECHANICAL ENGINEER
Office: Owr Rutledge Jewelry Store
Brownsville, Texas
Bu rks Company
Undertakers and Embalmers
Lady Assistant.
F. E. MORRIS.
Manager and Director.
1111 Levee Street, Near Pa*»senger
Depot.
’Phone 376.
Burt E. Hinkley
Funeral Director and
Embalm er
MILLINER! AND LADIES’
RUBHfl-M
“THE HAT SHOP”
MRS. J. W. SCRIVNER
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M. M. HARSHBAROLR, M.
Surgeon Rio Giande Hospital
General Practice and General Surgery
Office Over Rutledge Jewelry Store
Hours: 9 to 11 a. m. 2 to 4 p. m.
Other hours at Hospital
Or. H. L. D. Kirkham
Physician and Surgeon
Gcacral practice with diacaaca of Eyt, Car,
Nose and Throat
203 Merchants ’National Bank
DR. B. L. COLE
Oe.^ P-g. w,s ^ *««« M
Office in Vivicr Building, Brownsville.
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Dr. ESCA D. POPE
■’entire Limited to diseases of tbo
Eye, far. Nose and Throat.
Office Hoars 9 to 12_2 to 4
Office in Vlvier B’ld’g.
Brownsville, Texas.
WM. N. SPOHN, M. D.
Office: 301-302 Merchants’ National
Bank Building
PHONE 341
Hours: 10 to 11 a. m.
1 to 2; 7 to 8 p. m.
SPECIAL ATTENTION TO GENITO
URINARY DISEASES AND DIS
EASES OP THE SKIN
Wm. P. MOLETTE
Brownsville, Texas
General Agent
EQUITABLE LIFE INSURANCE CO
ATTORNEYS
R. B. Rentfro, A. B. Cole
Rentfro & Cole
Attorneys-At-Law
Rooms 7-9-11, Wivier Bldg
A. W. CUNNINGHAM
Attorney-at-Law
Office Practice Only
Harlingen Texas
Noah Allen, Amos Rich
u. s. m«. Attr.
ALLEN & RICH,
ATTORNEYS
Browntville and Chapin
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E. H. GOODRICH V SON
Attorney#—a t-Law
MortMfe Loans Dealers In Real Estate
Property in Small TraeU. City tad
Country Property.
Manager! Cameron County Aketmct
Brownsville Wi
Ebony, Mesquite Wood and Meaquita
Fence Foita.
Delivered Free. ,i
PHONE 240
LEONIDES SANCHEZ i

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