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"Paul Leicester Ford," says th Philadelphia Record, "was quit 4i familiar figure in .Philadelphi when- he Avas .gathering- material forliis biographical works dealing with the li,ves of Washington anc Franklin. Much of his research was accomplished in-the rooms, o: the Historical Societ' of Pennsyl .vania, at Thirteenth and Locust streets, and there de delved intc musty documents early and late seeming. indefatigable in his la bors! He had a little desk re served for his own use on the Thirteenth streets side of the building, wharc the light waj best, and there the pathetic till eagre figufe'of the little hunch back" could be seen every day'foi several weeks, poring over the re cords and copying notes with ar apparently tireless -energy. He 'lived very quietly here and made few friends, but many frequenters of the Historical Society's buildv ing will recall the crouched up lit tle man working away in the corner."- Lime i. a Die CSS nl Mission Valley Rio Grand Railroad, i NURSERIES: 1 1. Ju ami utter .June 14t.li, IJJ02, regular pHsspnHr trains will run as follows: Leaves Brownsville (daily) at 5 p rs Arrive "Point Isabel " "G:lo-pin Leaves " ' ' - " 7 si m Arrive Brownsville . " Sriouin Jose Ceiaya, BrownsvillA. . General Manager. Vic toi ift . Te.va.s. VU- t Jruw u- plant , Ktr (;!' .i.mj. . Hie -'. Onderdoxk f'O.. N 11 f r ' "Vic. 1 1 h Cii . " V x .a . V. (iavitu. .u$u:t?. BKO-VNSVILLE, - - - 'IKXAS- 8 Dry Goods. B A t,' oots & snoes BBO"WN VILLE. Tfxas. ahd . v ATA MOEOS. Mbxico. WINCH: STK AUMS A -N 0 AMMUNITION Jolin -W Hoyi - - AGENT OF Waters Pierce Oil Co. Elizabeth Street. Healtli Amniiuiition A Cultured Suspect .. Rev. John Polet, Baptist, minis "teris in Sangamon cemty jail, at Springfield, 111., on a charge of having killed his young friend, Charles Isaksstm. He vis,a' cul tured man, whose home is in Graf tonandhq has been well kno"vn as a missionary worker. He was lately engaged in his gospel la bors at Granite City, where he first met Isaksson. Rev. Mr. Po let says he knows nothing of the death of his friend, whose Sody was found in Nctath Springfield soon after his having been.' seen with tne clergyman. . . . The Strange Case of Mrs. Gillespie. A strange case is that of Mrs. Mary Elvira Gillespie, who at the age of 85 has just been admitted to a hospital in Denver. She is the mother of thirty-seven chil dren, including fifteen sets of twins, but all have drifted away from her and she knows not the address of one of them. Connecticut's Fox Industry. Connecticut towns have paid bounties on 1,272 foxes killed within their limits during the past year. The state law allows a bounty of $1 for each fox killed and the state refunds to the town the amount paid and also allows the town treasurer 15 cents for iiis services in each case. Unique Charleston. Charleston is the only city of the United States, affirms Victor Smith, 'in which the publication of women's names is objected to by the women themselves and their menfolk. In big Northern cities society boasts its social secreta ries, whose duty it is to inform the newspapers of the movements of matrons and dowagers employ ing them. The highest-salaried secretaries are those young women who succeed, by hook or crook, in capturing the most space in the daily journals.. One bright girl receives $25 a week from the wife of a New York paper general for keeping that lady's name be fore the public. Unique Wedding Gift An ingenious wedding present has been received by a French bride from one of, her relatives, who is a geographer. The present is a silver sugar bowl in the de sign of a terrestial globe, the up per hemisphere forming the cov er. The map of the earth has been elaborately engraved on the outside, and tlje route taken by the newly wedded pair is indicat ed by a line of lapislazuli, the names of the towns at which a stay-was made being inserted, in Supplies the trade with ILLUMINATING AND LUBRICAT ING OIL OP EVERY QUALITY Also Turpentine,' Linseed Oils, Gaso , line, Candles, Axle Grease, etc. n n . r-n t -t n a rv T T 3 j Tonsorial ij Artist.' " j gal Irrigating Pumps. SELLS SEWING MACHINES, NEW OR OLD. KEEPS NEEDLES, OIL AND EVERYTHING! ELSE F.OR. THEIR USE. REPAIRING SAT ISFACTORILY DONE. RENTS SEWING 1 MACHINSjrT RENTS AMBULANCES. Shavp or Iair-Cnt. 1 - You Want the Best. Polire and (JunrtMn. Attention to A P. I Louis Cliaray, THE "UP-TO-DATE" 8H0EM 4 K E R . "Will make you shoes or boots thac are stylish end comfortable. Repairing of ladies and children's shoes done at small cost. Las Dos Naciones. V .Saliualla&Co. The public will find an extensre assortment of DRY GOODS, SHOES, HATS, JEWELRY AND SADDLES at prices without competi tion at LAS DOS NACIONES, Front Market. Louis Kowalski, Werchandhe ana Ous om House Broker. General Receiving and Forwarding- Agent Brownsyille, Texas " YiMir.Physiei.ui.rfiiiis.to put all his' knowledge, exprii-nce l(l slill into th- pre.M'rif.tion b" .$ viiif. -it is xii order tr a eoin ni itiiii ti of remedies which your ease requiems. He caniiot rely on the le.-ult unless the ingi ed-ieuts nr1 properly compounded. H" fxir to your doetor him! to ourself by hringii.g 2 our precription." here. They'll be eoiiiptiimded only by reuitered pbariuaMsts, who are aided by the latrer stock of drugs in tins' part of'-r.he StaLes, everything or the finest quality that money can huy r: xperienee select "J. L PUTElGNAT& BRO. 1 vl BOTICA DEL LE0Nt. GEORGE CHAMPION REAL ESTATE AND ! Lire Stock Broker ! Brownsville. Texas. I THE Agricultural lauds suitable w the vallej' of the jj-1 .'. - x for xarinmg in ? RIO GRANDE, also in the State of g ! TAMAULIPAS, lEXICO, will be w j lis ijvivL ill ciuuu jk. " Herald suit purchasers. E3TRIGE A2W SUGAR $ I LAZDS A SPECIALTY- I Tk New Schooner Line COMPOSED OP THE SCHOONERS Brazos, Beacham and Pierce Simpson -PLYING BETWEEN- New York, New Orleans, Galveston and Brazos Santiago. Rates from Galveston to Brownsville 25 off old Morgan Line rates. Rates from New Orleans to Brownsville 20 off ola Morgan Lme rates. 'ives all the news of the day ami special featurKs of importance 'and f;-nerl interest. Hon.- happenings are the main Value for the people of this town and will never be overlooked by the editor. The Herald, as a local paper, can never be superseded it is the oly publication here, and yon are forced to take it, if you want to know the local news. To reach the people of this sec tion, advertisers are bound to nse the columns of The Herald. Anybody in this city who does any general advertising at all uses its space. That shows plainly the credit of the paper by the community. For freight space and other information apply to Faitt.t 1 TCowalskt. New Orleans, La., Ascents, or Frank L.. Kirk, Galveston,Tex. GEORGE MORE, Agent and General Manager , Brownsville. Texas. Wh. Kelly, President S. L. DwomriK Vice-President. A. Ashhem, Cashier. THE FIBST NATIONArftANK . OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXf. CAPITAL $50,000 Surplus and Undivided Profits ,.--20,000 L GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED. Buys and Bells Mexican money ani Domestic Exchange. u -Foreign Drafts issued on all points in Europe DIRECTORS. William Kelly, C. H. Haxis, Rohert Dalzell, A. Ashheim. S. L. Dworman, M. Alonso. Hi 2U I w H. 31. FIELD -DfiALKK IK GROCEREIS Shelf and Heavey Hardware, -AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. ill Iff Iff iU ill Iff Iff Tiu aud Wooden Ware, Wupperraaa Nou Breakable White Enameled Ware, Sheet Tin and Iron, Round and Flat Bar Iron, White Lead, Lubricating Oil, Turpentine, Paint, Varnish and Window Gass. 1U m iff IU Iff jgk . a? m ... . i:.t.D.innC pahmm. Skins and atiCdnDtry Produce iU ill "ftjs iflg-ijUKngg" J-"" 7 .i ur Mixed and Dry Paints for jj Carriages and Buildings, 'JarHage, Wagon and Build- ing Material. Sash, Doors and Blinds to order. Lime, Cement and Bricks. Agt for John Pinnigan & Co. tit Y tl t, '