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BROWNSVILLE HARDWARE CO. ■ UlW ¥ Y II J V ILlijij I lJLl\/\Lil/k BROWNSVILLE HARDWARE GO. ____—-_ _ _ _—-- 7^T“-TTT "^VOlTxX. NCLlOO. ^ 1 BEOWNSVILLE, TEXAS WEDNESDAY. OCTOBEE 30, 1912. * PBICE FIVE CENTS. DIAZ FATE III HANDS OF COUR1 HADERO WILL NOT INTERFERE AT ALL Desires to Proceed Jn Strict Accord ance With the Law—Rest* With Supr**me Cour* to Settle Question of Jur‘sdiction. Uy Associated Press. Mexico City, Mex., Oct. 29.—Pres ident Madero will interefere no more in the ca?e of Felix Diaz, who was sentenced to death by court martial at Vera Cruz. This statement was made ■tonight by Foreign Minister Lascurian. Lascurian said the en tire matter had come into the hands of the sumpreme court, which will decide the question of jurisdiction. President Madero, he added, is dis posed to abide by the law entirely. That Diaz and his associates will be excuted in spite of the order of the supreme court, is the disquiet ing rumor which reached this city today. Diaz Ordaz, the chief lieutenant of Felix Diaz in the revolt, who escaped during the confusion on the day of the fighting in Vera Cruz, was cap tured last night ten miles from Vera Cruz. An uprising headed by minor of ficers of the army is reported from Tuxpam. A gunboat has been order ed to proceed to Tuxpam to cooper ate with ft land expedition for crush ing the rebellion. Greatly increased rebel activity is reported from the state of Jalisco. Also the rebels are active in the state of Michoacan. Pascual Orozco is reported on the Santo Domingo ranch in the state of Coahuila with a small following. Zapata activities in the state of Morelos are complicated by the ris ing of a smal garrison of government troops at Yautepec. •-r'c Over 3,000,000 foreign twirn vot ers will be qualified to vote in the November elections. The largest proportion of them are of the Latinf races. Wealthy Ranchman Held for Three Thousand Dollars R«nson—Orozcc Will Re-Enter Chihuahua. By Associated Press. El Paso, Tex., Oct. 29.—The rebel leader, Antonio Rojas, has begun brigandage in rthe American settl.e 1 ment in the Casas Grandes region, according to refugees arriving here today. Americans are being taken and held for ransom. A demand is made for three thous and dollars for the retease of A. P. Shillsbury, a wealthy ranchman. The rebel representatives here re ! ceived word today that Pascual Orozco, jr., will reenter Chihuahua. Rebels in small bands are moving along the border to the west. -* BURGLAR ENTERS HICKS RESIDENCE Ent<Ts Hou*e at Eight O'clock La»t Night, But is Frightened Away and Gets Nothing. The residence of Miss Lillian Hicks, at Elizabeth and 9th streets, was entered at 8 o’clock yesterday .evening by an outsider. Whether or not the entry was with the intent to steal is not known, as the man was scared away and nothing is missed. The fact that some one was in the house other than the usual occupants was made known in a strange man ner. A lighted lamp was on a table in a room at that time unoccupied, and it was noticed suddenly that it , had gone out. It was presumed that i a gust of wind had extinguished the light and the lamp was relighted ! without further thought being given to the matter. Shortly after it was again out, this time arousing the suspicions of Mis< Hicks. A search was made that re sulted in a man being seen running out of the back door. His exit was so quick that a description of hint was not secured. A BIG TREAT FOR LITTLE ONES Is some of our wholesomely delicious candy. Don't be afraid to let your youngsters eat of it freely, tl can not harm them. On the contrary it is the best possible way of satisfying the natural craving for sweets. Test it by tasting. ELITE CONFECTIONERY PHONE 188 ******************************* * * * * * * * DON’T FAIL TO VISIT I MISSION.; * * ^ Tk\ * Elevation, 14o feet. * * 4. * Irrigation, unexcelled. * ^ 5T" * Drainage, natural. 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Hopkins, in an effort to inter vene in the case, his object being to become a co-defendant with J. Webb. The entire day was spent in argu ing 'he plea filed by Mr. Cole. The attempted intervention is opposed by the plaintiffs, or the democratic nominees of Cameron county, and also by J. Webb, the defendant, rep resented by W. R. Jones. Argument on the plea was not i completed, because of the sudden ' illness of Jim Dougherty, the Ree ville lawyer, who i* one of the law yers for the plaintiffs. Adjournmen was taken a't 5:30 because of Mr Dougherty’s illness, and the hearing will be resumed tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. | Mr. Dougherty is entirely recover ed tonight, and is at work again or ;the cases in preparation for tomor I row. The arguments today were pre sented by R. B. Creager and Dr. W /. Doughertyfl, representing the inde pendents, and W. P Jones and Jim Dougherty, representing the demo cratic side of the controversy. Little interest in the case was in | evidence, as the argument is rather dry and altogether technical. Only twenty people at the most were in the court room at any time during* the day. —-* PROMINENT VISITORS FROM MEXICO HERE I _ Gen. Samuel Cuellar, R^ired Mexi can Officer, »nd Others Connected With Rio Bravo Project. General Samuel Garcia Cuellar, a retired officer of the Mexican army and a prominent citizen of Mexico L. Wieehers and Capt. M. M. Men diola, all of Mexico City and con nected with the immense Rio Bravo irrigation • oject under way in th< state of Tamaulipas, are visitors in Brownsville, being ..guests at The Miller hotel. Their visit here is of a routine nature, in the interest of the affairs of the Compania Agricola de Rio Bravo, the company behind the enterprise. Gen. Cuellar was formerly a gen eral in the Mexican army and in other ways engaged in public life He was for many years at the head of the engineer corps of Mexico, under President Diaz. When the Madero revolution broke out, he took the field actively in defense of Diaz, and in the battle of Casas Grandes ! received a wound which resulted in the loss of his right hand. After the ; defeat of his chief, he resigned his commission as a general in the fed eral army, despite the fact that the new president, recognizing General Cuellar's worth, protested against his withdrawal and urged him to ontinue in the service. Later the general,, at the solicitation of his hosts of friends in Tamaulipas, be cahe a candidate for the office of na tional senator froh that state. He finally concluded to withdraw his candidacy, however, upon becoming interested in the Rio Bravo project, in order that he might give his en tire attention to the business of the vast irrigation enterprise. The gen eral says that he is now entirely out of public life. Yesterday he said 10 the Herald representative: “What is past, is pa*t; I am now a private cit izen.” Besides being an expert in war tactics, Gen. Cuellar, as an engineer for his country, has been connee’ed with many lar^e projects in his country. ^ General Cuellar was serenaded by a Mexican band early last evening In front of the Miller hotel. His popu : laritf In Mexico is not forgotten even \ by his countrymen who have become SURVIVORS OF THE SHIP NICARAGUA SIX OF MEN FB$M BEACHED VES SEL REACH ISABEL Remainder of Crew Still on Padrt Island. Having B**en on Short Ever Since Steamer was Beached Twelv<* Day* Ago. Foo sore, weary, but well, si> sailors of the twelve who wert thought to have perished aftei ■ abandoning, along with the rest ol the crew, the steam-hip Nicaragus when she was disabled just off Padri Island during the hurricane on the | night of October 16, arrived at Poinl Isabel yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Four men, tired out and inable to go farther are twenty miles ip the island, and two are sick on j toard the Nicaragua. The six men were found yesterday afternoon on Padre Island, three nile? across the bay from Point .sabel, by a fisherman named Ual an. He took them on board his boat and to Point Isabel, where he urned the men over to Captain Wal ace Reed of the Brazos Island life ■saving station. The Nicaragua is ashore on Padre i 'sland, fifty-four miles north ol frazos Santiago light. The ten men, i seem?, never abandoned her as re ported until af er she was beached. They left the two sick men on board, ind set out down the island. Tliirty our miles down four of the men gave up the effort to reach civilization, mt six continued their journey. As soon as he had made arrange nents for takiig care of the men vho arrived at the Point, Captain Reed and his rfew set out at /clock up the i-land to pick up the four men. He will then go on to the Nicaragua where the two sick men ire reported to be, pick them up ant: bring all six down to Point Isabel for medical attention and care. The four men who gave up the tight twenty miles up the island in clude the mate, who is an English man, and three firemen. Those who | arrived at Point Isabel include three Spaniards, a Mexican and two negroes. Although very tired, -they are apparently in as good condition as could be expected after thei’ heartrending experiences of the pa*i thirteen days. The following message was deliv pred to 'the Herald last night at tl o’clock, by Sidney Rousset, signed by Captain Reed of the life saving station, and written just before he left for the Nicaragua: “Six of the Nicaragua crew- ar rived here today. Ship ashore 54 miles north of Brazos Santiago light I am going to her to get two men aboard who are very sick, Foui more men are on their way to Brazot Santiago. Will get them.” -ig JUDGE PARKER SEES GREAT VICTORY AHEAI Not the Lea*t B*t Apprehensive that a Democratic Defeat is Po^»bl< This Year. New oYrk, Oct. 29.—Judge Alton B. Parker held a conference with Chairman William F. McCombs a democratic national headquarters today. It was announed by Chairman Mc Combs that he had gone over th< general situation with Judge Parkei and that the conditions in various parts of the country were discussed In detail. “Perhaps you will be willing tc suggest to the democrats that the) should not take victory for granted and that they should keep work ing,” it was suggested to Judge Parker as he was leaving Chairman McCoombs’ room. “Of course," he said, "everyone 3hould keep working but I would not be willing to phrase a statemen in such a wav as to indicate that 1 am the least bit apprehensive that democratic deafeat Is possible, fo it would not be true. I have seen a great many people—people of al classes. I have talked with some ol the statesmen and leaders on both 'ides, and after going all over thf situation I can not see any othet -'OBsible remit thatn the troumph ant election of Wilson and Marshal and a democratic congress." citizens of the U. S. which wa< attested by the serenade, which in eluded several Mexican as well ai American airs. At the request o General Cuellar, Adolfo Pecina, o this city, who was formerly a lieuten ant in the Mexican army, in a brie speech extended thanks to the bant for the tribute paid the distinguishet visitor. ■jLj " ‘ "k ■ DESPERATE BATTLE i FOUGHT YESTERDAY TURKS CLAIM TO HAVE THE ADVANTAGE : News Ra‘her Meagre. as to Place or Number of Men Engaged—Sofia He“rs Bulgarians are Adv»ncing. Greeks Also Advancing. By Associated Press, i London, Eng., Oct. 29.—The long expected battle which will decide the fate of Turkey is now being fought. According to a Constanti nople dispatch the operations are fovarable to the Ottomans. The dispatches, however, do not indicate where the action is taking place, or how the opposing forces compare. Nazim Pasha, the minister of war, ; is in personal command of the troops of Turkey. He is fighting with his back to the wall, his communica tions have been cut and it is impos sible to get fresh supplies or rein ! forcements. A Sofia dispatch indicate the con tinued forward movement of the Bulgarians, but give no details. There is still no confirmation of the reported capture of Luleburg, Demotica and Drama. The Bulgar ians are still fighting in the direc j ion of Visa in jmrsuance of the plan to advance to the extreme ea~t in the direction of Constantinople. The Greeks are also marching with | victories to their credit, toward i Salonika, where provisions are run ning short. No apparent effort is being made to stem the Greek ad vance. No recent information was re ceived of the operations around Scutari. Diplomatic activities continue in London. No formal action toward intervention is likely to be taken until after the result of the great battle is known. Vranya, Servia, Oct. 29.—At the battle of Kumanova the Servians lo&r five hundred killed and two thousand wounded. The Turks lost one j thousand killed or wounded. ---* ; GOVERNMENT WARS ON CATTLE TICK Interesting Experiment* l* Dipping Cat*le to be Undertaken at Corn Exposition’ Columbia’ S. C. Columbia, S. C., Oct. 29.—"It is conservatively estimated that the t cattle tick causes a loss of between fifty and one> hundred millions dol lars annually to -ihe South.” This statement is made by Dr. E. M. Nigh bert, of the United States bureau of animal industry, who has charge of arrangements for the cattle dipping vat to be Installed for demonstration purposes at the Fifth National Corn • Exposition here next January. "By ■ cooperative efforts,” says Dr. Nigh bert, "the tick can be eradicated from any farm, no matter what the i conditions, within six 10 nine months.” This cattle dipping vat at the ex , position will be used to demonstrate the practical use of this most effec tive and most certain method of rid ; ring cattle of this pest. This demon stration is one feature of the com ■ prehensive exhibit from the federal department of agriculture, which, together with the educational exhib its from many state agricultural col leges and experimental sratlons, and competitive exhibits from many j -tates, gives the exposition its recog i j nized value as a potent factor in the agricultural development of the na tion. “The cattle tick prevents safe breeding, handling and marketing of cattle because It transmits disease to every animal it infests,” says Dr4 Highbert, in pointing out the neces sity for the eradication of the peat "The cattle tick is easily, perman ently and inexpensivly eradicated by dipping cattle in a concrete vat con taining the standard solutions. -* * * 1 * MARKET REPORTS. * * '* ,| ***SX****MX**S*# Cattle. I By Associated Press. New' Orleans, La., Oct. 29.—Cot 1 on fmures closed steady with a net , advance of 12 to 14 points. Spots . steady and 1-8 up. 1; *” Cattle. ’ By Associated Press. Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 29.—Cat ' ■ tie steady to 1 Ocenrts lower; export l j steers $7.25 to $10.75. Hogs 25 to l 30 cents lower; heavies $7. 5 to $7.95. Sheep steady to weak. NO JURISDICTION OVER MEXICAN ROAD Commerce Commission Makes Impor tant Ruling in Matter of Lumber Sh‘Pmenl» Over Mexican National. By Associated Press. Washington, D. C., Oct. 29.—The interstate commerce commission to day held, in the ca-e of the Eagle Pass lumber company of Texas against the Northern Railroad of Mexico and others, that it had no jurisdiction over the regulation of rates of a carrier operating wholly i ‘n a foreign country, even though there was an operating agreement between the foreign road and Amer ican carrier, and cars were furnished by foreign roads on American soil to an American company which re i ceived switching charges from the Mexican road. -* For^ca^t. By Associated Press. Washington, D. C.. Oct. 29.—West Texas—Fair Wednesday, and probab ly Thursday. East Texas—Fair Wednesday and colder in the inter ior; Thursday fair. [ _vp Nearly 20,000 newspapers have . complied with the provisions of the post office appropriation bill requir ing newspapers, magazines and per iodicals to publish the names of the owners and the size of their circu lation. But one publication has showed opposition, the New' York Journal of Commerce, which asked Nor an injunction against thepro ceedings. -- .. POWERS WILL STOP BALKAN CAMPAIGN j Authoritatively Stag'd that De«tnur i »ion of European Turkey Will Not i be Tol«Ta!ed. By Associated Press. Berlin, Her., Oct. 29.—The Frank forter Zeitung prints a Vienna di3 patch, evidently emanating from of ficial source?, which says the time for intervention of the powers is near whether requested or not. If Turkey is defeated in the im pending battle between Adrianople and Constatinople it will be high time for Europe to look to its inter est, it is pointed out, since the de struction of European Turkey is not to be -tolerated. If the Bulgarians lose, the dispatch declares, peace can be ofTereed to both sides with a prospect of accept ance. -o v ~a: *•: rr> v v v v -vr -rc Hr Hr r.T Hr * MRS. CLEVELAND * ANNOUNCES ENGAGEMENT * ■r 4* Princeton, N. J., Oct. 29.— H -I- Mrs. Grover Cleveland author- + izes the statement of her en- *4? gagement to Thomas Joseph -f -I- Preston, professor of archacol- -! •I* ogy, history and arts at Wells 4 college. The date of the mar- 4? riage is not yet determined. 4 4? * y' y' y- y.' y; yr y- y • y/ 'V y • \l/ it/ \t/ \t/ • - • ... v t V rn -o Bouquets of crystalized flowers arp taking the place of boxes of candy among Parisians who can af ford them. | JQ SAN BENITO THE BIG CANAL T< >WN The livest and largest new town in Texas in the 1 LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY San Benito has grown from nothing to over four thousand population In four years and today offers best location for commercial and in dustrial uterprises in Southwest Texas. Natural advantages and improvements already made insure city cf importance. The growth and development have only started. NEARLY HALF A MILLION Dollars railrc d business on St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Kailwi) at San Benito, in one year. Sixty- seven per cent increase over of previous year. trear ending April 30th 1911 1312 Freight received 1 42,819.44 235,880.20 Freight forwarded 42,839.33 96,100.31 Express received 12,539.64 15,426.23 Express forwarded 18,098.34 19,026.44 Ticket sales 31,460.95 43,960.66 Excess Baggage 292.25 478.70 Switching, storage, and demurrage No record 8,204.11 Total Value of Business 248,050.95 414,075.65 > Above represents only the amount paid to the St. L. B. Sc M. for hand 1 ting business shown and NOT THE VALUE OF PRODUCTS HAHDLED. EI6HTY THOUSAND ACRES OF RICH DELTA SOIL irrigated from the big San Benito Canal surround the town of San Be** nito. Twenty-live thousand acres already in cultivation. I INTERURBAN RAILROAD NOW IN OPERATION over 40,000 acres of this tract serving every farm with convenient freight and express service. Extens ion being made on the balance of the tract. Rio Hondo, Santa Maria, Carrlcltoe, Loe Indioe and La Paloor.* on interurban road out of San Benito. Convenient schedule. | ■ IT WILL PAY YOU TO INVESTIGATE SAN BENITO before engaging in farming, commercial or industrial enterprines elan vhnfn In Tot an SAN BENITO LAND 5 WATER COM. SIN BENITO, TEMS. 1 .. . ..... ... ..*.— ..