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BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS. SATURDAY, MAY :U, 1902. NUMBER 264 CONSOLIDATED IN JULY 1 81)15, "WITH THE DAILY COSMOPOLITAN, WHICH WAS PUBLISHED HI5KE FOir SIXTEEN S'KA KS t PROFESSIONAL CARDS. JAMS 1J WELLS, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Qflke Seoonrt Floor Rio Grande IIhUioikJ Building, tf, H. UOODK10H. K. K. OQQDKICII ft. H. GOODRICH & SON. Attorneys at Law. Dealers In Real fStrtate. (oinplclc Abstract of Cameron Oonnt' kept In the office. MHOWNRII.LK. TUX AH f 1 H. THORN DENTIST. Office Opposite Miller's Hotel. Illirp Hours r4m 8 to ,8a" m- aml jiiiu iiuuii. from , to s p. nl. F. W. KERKIXAM, LMiyaioian anil Surgeon Sjwoinl attention to tu lieiisus of tihu Bye, Ear, Noso andThroat. Of flco in Tilglnmin Building, (up Rtoiirs Thirteenth stroet. Brownsville Texas. L. F, LAYTON. Physician and Surgeon QfHeo: Parker Row. Corner 191U. huiI Washington sfcreeK (npj stairs ) Entrance Washington i Stroot . BROWITSVILLK, :: : :.TXXAS DO NOT FIAL TO CONSULT MIC. Do not go throng life suffering Jmkjuuh yow hve mm told tltal your disonse. iH incurable . I nun prove I t.hnt my knowledge, of Phyeic Sdenoe aul Alkloidal Dorf metric Modicatkm avIII 1m a boon to von. If I cannot cure you I can at least relieve your HutroriiigM and uma life a little swootor to you. My reputation i lmwl ujen jny mucouss. I will visit any pnrtef the comity day or night to attend the sick. Consultation oonfl duntial. ChIIh left at the Botioa del Loon will be promptly answered. C. C. FORD Al. D. Prion: Schodtac Etaikling Cor. Wash ington and I ltlt. strict. ft. H- WALLIS: PHOTOGRAPHER, Its introducing new and sclent styles ut work at hU parlors. Also new fttyle of fancy card mounts. Copying and enlsrgctnrnU in cyrao u GEORGE CHAMPION REAL ESTATE AND Live Stock Broker, ItrowiiKVillu, Tcxns J AGK1 CULTURAL lnnd.s Miteble J for fariuiug in fcke wlley of tke J g RIO GRANDE, also in tbe Stt of $ TAMAULIPAS, MJXlCO,ill be $ Hold in .swtall or lrgt traces to suit pHrchaHM-fi $ stirltlCE AXn SUGAR 3! LAM)S A SPNCIALTYGa $ f jiEIUr. K0WALSKT, General Merchandise , BROKER, B RdXSVILLE, TEXAS. HOTEL 9 t f f f.' III IS .MILLER, KE FITTED AND ! REFURNISHED Monk the Choicest To Ba Obtained On the market.... ooe A Three Story Bride 90 Nicely Funtiakod Rooms. On Principal Street. c o Itotisnimhlo ICntas to Fnmilics P. Jlriar, rnor. Brownsmlle, Tex. t !! i t; 1 NNXNAyAySA-WXN W Jellies and J ami. fJnkuiMl ntl Rieu. ntnteg unci Sjie. fVi ACt t unci Mucaroai. Good Gomls for Ua umjipj. Onions, if ron tlM8. Vannielli, ('anuwl ltuH. veryihiu that's wkw. RcHsouable Prices, cver Fails to Knit. 'Sve Money by buying nt . ohn Movers, g OS ELIZABETH STREET, OOOOCXiCCOOOCOCOOOCCOOCCOO Groceries AT Wholesale Prices. FLOUR. Mtonom Coin nhght per bW $11 CO High Patent, per bW 11 50 oooo if on WWt5a Itm OOtHl ,t ,t ,, W OarGew . S 00 OWIBdwry 7 LARD. C o m p o a a 4 iraii'a k'g, ley lb' !4C In Cans per lb,. fr COFFEE. MexicKM Peaberry, lb, 9fic IUt tfetfee. lb Wt to IS V AooordiNg to class. SUGAR. SUmlard Ontnniated, W 1-2 WniivHogftr lb, 11 1 -i to 12 BwwnSwgw per lb RIGE. 8 1-2 cents Mexksta per ORACKERS. Soil per pottnd . . . t lc Nic-Nac perpoaad 15e VERMICELLI ax, 12 lbs per box tnnthm Walter B.Austin, 31 AN AG VAl C 6 laa Building, Elizabeth S GROCERIES Baking Powder Most healthful leavener in the world. Goes farther fiVM. BAMN& 00., NF VOKK. Fii(r On .Snmilc IMotmtniti. Considerable excileioenl WW erealed yeaterdny morniitK by n thin, blue lino of smoke that trmtld be seen i isniif from I he center of the deprrnsion nt the eonth rnd of Saddle niotttitflin. It km jpt'ot eeu by n railroad man, veb$ en I let! the attention of others t the dincov ory. Aliltonch little more than faintly diwerttibie, thero waa no doubt thai it wm amok ami (hat it was rising from the top of utoan taln. A rnumr that the mountain watt shoHi volcu teiHietwie kh Mat loa! in ap reading, and within a few mi tiitles? there were a doxen excited KrtmH faeing in the direc tion of the itfoatttaiu, wntebin the thin line of sutoke. A few kngbed at it, but in sarnie caaea the laughter j waa of a tiereoaa kind not failed 1 U restore eonSdenee. sensa tion, however, wai nipped iu the , bnd by an old prospector, who ichtineed along the street and atop led at one of the k roups. A uan Hiiuted ont the bine line to him. "Well," .aid he what are jta lookin' at the lire for?" "it may b a roleauo" waa (he answer. 'Voleawti tiotbtn,' said the prw jector, sueeriNKly. That fire roinee from some miner eookiup his breakfast. Awl as the ex planation spread the people dis persed, each one wondering why lie or she hadn't thoogbt about a ftuap Ire. Monterey News. BUSTBR," AGED 400. IS DKAD N(?w York s Buster," the targeet of the fooe MOt tortoise in the Zoological iarkt diefl sefldesly .Saturday joomjng of oW age. He waa 400 years old the xoologists said. He and iiis ssates were brought to New York last Jalv from the is. l utd of Galapagos, in the Pacific. There they were fonnd living peace- falhy io the crater of a volcano. All of the tortoises were large, bar Busier" was the largest. He weighed 310 pootMls and con id csrry three men on his back a ron nd ... tUM. Lately it was noticed that he was getting ratltar lary. ISaturday morning the employes found him dead in a corner of the pen. It took foar men to carry him to the reptile hatjse, where an autopt-y was performed on the body by Dr. lirooke. He found that Buster's organs had ooflaps-d from the wenr and tear of wis. 4J years, tins body will be stuffed and preserve. A ICIvor Rciiowlnjc Its Strength, j i Mont rifi i telMlilr iBft siie trom their rin tu iheir Pioutli. Tbrr ma b ptnmfi of t to the Niitionnl Mttunm The ex high water anil ii-'intU if niv' mviitiom cnfitmn tu made at water, but ihese wni ! -h reefer istic of the sit earn jim whole, and not of only a arr. Ihe Unil(d States Geological .Sur v. y. Iiowetrer, finds that the iiio ti",. m an ex ception lo the tule. Probably there are other larg.- at reams that behave in n aomewlwit iii'Ur way. The Km Grande t i e regard-( tic t a sr. rhar the (.'olsmu votiano is aJ as positively im.iiju'- Sull, it iii-t ending in Htriivily m.d ertipliuu. affords n atriktng ntn.-irauoo f j ami fenr. are ntertninedjthac riin tbe ittnuan n whu h u river, rairly ' turiinuets mny oceur, s(f that the full at one pu -e. may l-depleted eon-trnctiow work ott the Central by aeepsjrr umI i hverion l is from thiadtilttjarn to Mnnzauillo waters for ,iimfs t urination, j l iei, xi.-tpviidtL The laltei po uonrnuo otteurs ( r".r m uet miuiy years tlil col- twice, and itn n ekt-T i- divided ioto three . ti.-r"iee tetioni. A recent bnl.'ft: I He UenNtjfienl Survey sa : The liio liiamje n.-rr. . n i.e tuountain t t 'ulorMdo atnive I)l Norte, hot m pacing through the San Luis Valley, nenr the Nw Alezicau border, its waters an oir iHrlv eninod tn trrii-- Uoi , .- i u i-i.f ie the lull i , 'lerrilory a comparatively !oiginf icant stream. The Rio liraade in New-Mexieo receive its waters principally fiom the drniiiage of the noithern part of the Territory, there lieing no important trtbotnne he low ttie central poitioo. In fronting Soiiih em New ilexieo aud e.-teru Tex as the waters of t he el muit aie tigain largely nsetl in urination, and are lo.-r, by r-eepage in the wide, sandy river bed eliarHetennhi: of this art "f its routs", until ju.t below HI Pao, lex., there is com peralively W.ile tiow. I'he lower Rio Urande. oompri! ing that section between the l'.n Cbo River anr I he Cult of Mexico, receives its supply on inly Iri-m the Mexican Stales of ('hihnubna und CoahmlH, from Southeastern Texas below the Pecos River. Thus in its eonrse the stream is twice exhausted and twice renewed, tfnd fttrninhes nn interesting ex ample of the behavior of a river traversing snocesstve stretches of desert and ft rid regions. Koiunrlcnblu Wiscovory. An important arehsologkwl dis covery has been unearthed recently at the Monte A! bun, Osxaca. It consists of a large bnried city destroyed perhaps many centuries ago. The city extends over an area of perhaps three kilometers, having dwelling houses, temples, palaces sad obelisk, all construct ed of material need by the suppos ed Tolrec. showing n system of both culture and savagery. Some of the temples are m a state of de stroction and demolishment, the pill.-trs being of Moorish designs, ; made of baxalti with sen I pn turn I designs of warriors and priests, j which undoubtedly designates the I rite and creeds of thi ancient (race. There are n great many of I two story dwelling booses of bean 1 tifnl architectural designs with a I complete system of drainage The National Inspector of Anti jqattres nas visited these bnried rnins and has fonnd and brought ! immense quantities of uucient jew elry which mu.xt have been used by the clergy A large obelisk, consisting of Wri block of ;niniti with 'lhitt iuseriptinns was taken tm ii rniiKs a nil Itits htvn sent the .Mont- aUmiu and other discov eries ntid reliuj will he reported which will afford important dutti fr the ntnclsffts ntid writers of an ttient history. THIS (-0LI.MA VOLCANO. Iicenf beervrtiinn.-i demonstrato nrnti t moke drstthnrgttd from the m ii r has been wntshud with tin iij-uul mi-rest n$ snid column is in the hnpe of n needle. Sinue the I'll i L pit nei n go enrthqtiaku the dis plni'ge from this volutuiu has been mpidly intfreHiug. 1 he eoiitttr notion of the Mexieau Ceutrul branch from Uiiadalnjartt t AlMtU'iniMo has been pushed, T.IU kilometer having already been iuilr, which brings it to u short distance trom Colima, when; sev eral difficult engineering problems were met, tieuussi luting tunneling and scteiitilic bridge building, which will entail a great expense, ihai since the activity of the volcano w has betu thought advis able to suspend tho work in thut ci mu and in (Til probability new rout, wttl decided upon so as to k ep the ruud from traversing this threatened section, as the danger und fear of earthquake shocks would uudonbiedty render the route p 'pulm . Since .lie recuut utirthquttku dis turban -e felt at Chilpiiuuiilf) anil Cuerrero the volume of smoke from the crater has increased eon sidernbly, and bind subterranean noises, similar to overhead thun dering havo been heard, while nt night tbu hivu assumes sttuugo conditions, so that the niliubitunts of Co limn nro greatly alarmed. Colima has about 1500 inhabitants and ths paopla fear that the crater of tho volcano might burst nnd lava from it bury the aity. The last eruption of the volcano wits in 1SS0, bnt the damage was slight. EPew tonrisU have visited the vol cano recently. Formerly there was n steady pilgrimage of American tourists to the volcuno, as thu scenery nnd spectacle represented is sas of the most beautiful sights on ths continent. KORBAN BACHELORS WEAR SKIRTS. A peculiar en stem is followed iu remote Korea, where a man is not permitted to attain to the dignity of trousers until ho has become a Benedict, which, ia accordance with Korean tra tition, amount to the same thiug as gniuiug u definite position in Itfe, as the Korean, yooth is not permitted to take tt wife nnto himself until he is able to support her according to his-aud her rank and to enable her to lake her proper position in society. The steady euoroaehinent of Western ideas from Russia and Japan is bringing European garments with it, and this curious custom is grad ually becoming a thing of the past. 1 if ow Are Xmar Kidney t 'rf;lih!,?