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SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 8, 1903
The summery -weather still con
tinues. Rice straw is selling readily for
stock feed here at present. Horses
seem to liPe it.
Your attention is called to the ad.,
of the Aurora restaurant elsewhere
in The Herald. Go there for a
Threshing madhines are still
operating m the rice fields and will
continue for several weeks. There
is still some rice not yet ready to
The steamer was still at Brazos
Santiago this afternoon early, he
ing unable to cross the bar. The
schooner Brazos is also still weather-
The county commissioners' court
will met Monday to canvass the
election returns, and when complet
ed The Herald will publish the
DIED, yesterday morning at one
o'clock, Miss Presciliana Flores.,
aged 38 years. Deceased was a well,
known sewing woman. She leaves
two sisters. '1 he funeral took plece
News has been received by rel
atives here of the birth of a son to
Mr! and Mrs. Raphael C. Cowen at
San Antonio on the 6th. instant..
Mr. and Mrs. Cowen now residing
at Rio Verde, Mexico, but are visit
ing relatives in San Antonio at pres
P UBBL J PERSONAL .
Dr. Loew went to the Point this
Sergt. Allison, of the State Ran
gers' left by yesterday's stage, to
join his company at El Paso.
LieutiHardenburgli returned to
ForvtfBj.o.wn1by last night's stage, af-
tera lengthy leave of absence:
William Kelly Talks
About Brownsville to "Washington!
Paper His AgentPosts Him
"About Rice... pr.op.5
One of the representative men of
the Rio Grande country, Mr. Will
iam Kelly, a hanger of-Brownsville,
Tex., is at the' Hotel Barton: JVIr.
Kelly is a gentleman of -wealth and j
muph influence on the border, .wjiere
he settled after the closeof the Civil
war. He is heavily, interested in
silver mines in Mexico, and on the
Texas side has Jarge,- plantations j
and cattle ranches. - - 1 j
"My towrn of Brownsville," said
he, "is 'for its imp'ortance perhapsj
themost- isolated, place, , in hej
United Statesj-as we are 160 jOiile
fj$hi'the ne'arest ailn?ad,.statio1i.
The country abo.ut it, on .bothides
ofctEe Rio Grande, is in the semi
ari(l district, and often--, the lack of
raUnf alhrings -distress- biirpeo
plef " But" lie future O.f tke region
lo&fcs' bright, and "everybody is in.
good spirits. The outlook is-; that
our entire valley, including many;
hundred-thousand' a&es of , larid,
will at no distant clay he one of the
great rjcQ-.prpJucing. bqlts. of the
Union. Tins' year; .as my agent
informs me, we are going to produce
twenty-two to twenty-four bags'of
rijeto,the acre, which is far in ex
cess of the yield of that crop in ;
Louisiana and Eastern Texas. There ;
is:nothihsr to do but to take 'the'?
water from the river and put it on
the land; irrigation is the magic
AVproV that is going 'to make this
part of our State blossom like the
Gounty Ejection Results.
Total" Vote for County Officers in
. ... '
The vote for varftms" county of-
ficers in Tuesday's electioneer those
offices which were contested ' and
the respective majorities, giving
first the democratic and second, the
republican noraineej-are as follows:1
candidates ;totaltote majority'
District Clerk .
J. B. Alamia...
H. M. Field.... :
. . .569
Joseph Webb 1772
E.. A. Licck 1141. ..
Celedonio Garza ...1760
Michael Werbiski. . . . .1155 . . .
Assessor ' f
Ezequiel Cavazos. . . . .1765
Celso Ol.viera. ....... 1101 . . .
Dainaso Lerma 1798
Bruno Olvera ..1117
Supt. Pub. Schools
E. H. Goodrich. .1710
R. B . Hentfro. . . ... . . . 1158. . .
Hide & Cattle Inspector
Tomas Ti jerina : . . 17S3 '
Andres Zamora 1137 ..
Constable Pre c. 2
Genaro Padron ". . .1204
Manuel Saldana 714
Commissioner Prec. 1,
Atenogenes Oribe. .... 87
17. E. "Wren ;. OS....
Com. Prec. 3.
F. S. Champion. . . y.. MS2
E. S. Keller 120. .',
Com., Prec. 4
E. K. Raymond 285
Christain Balduf 217. .. .
There was no contest for the of
fices of county treasurer, county
surveyor, county attorney, commis
sioner and justice of precinct No. 2,
the republican ticket carried the
same candidates for treasurer and
also for commissioner and -justice of
precinct No. 2 as the democratic
It is noticeable that no two can
didates on either ticket received the
same number of., votes., Damaso
Lerma, who is re-elected taxassess-
OT; leads all candidates- for offices
for which there was opposition, hav
ing a total of 179S votes, with a
majority of 681. Tomas Tijerina,
for hide inspector, comes socond
wfthmajority of 646,. andSheriff
Garza third, his majority being 631.
F LIST OF LETTERS.
The uncalled for letters remain
ing in the post office of Brownsville,
for the week sencfing November 8,
1902, are as follows - ' r
Reyes yBHlegas, A mad a Sra.
Rodrigues, Ifermina v V
Barhosa, Julian ,
Garza,.Encarnacion . :
, Re3es,-Sin9n. -v,-.
; Ranches v- Pedro ?'
. Stotl, Lorenzo f;
Persons' calling 'for the above let
ters please "say advertised.
t vT-B. Silarpe, Postmaster.
, Guero Record, Nov.3. J.
Gockejs hereon a visit to his Tfanj-
ily. He is looking .well says ft
man appreciates jit when he gets
honie after a Jong absence.
At this restaurant, the public
win be served tine meals, in
cluding jgame when in season,
fish, oysters, etc.,jvith excellent
Vour Patronage is Solicited
Pedoro Yillareal, Propriety
Cor. Adams, apd- 13th. Streets.
GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS.
House Republican B- Close Mar
gin Republican Ma-
jorities Reduced. . -
According to the election reports
in Wednesday's San. Antonio. Ex-
press, the results of the. elections,
throughout the states generallyare
about as follows:
The next House, of . Representa
lives will be republican by a small
majoritr, and the next senate will
probably be. republican by
jjority reduced from twenty
New York re-elected B. B. Odell
governor though the republican
plurality is greatly reduced. The
democrats made slight gains in the
Pennsylvania elected Samuel AV.
Penmrbacker, republican, governor,
by 150,000 plurality (estimated)
and the legislature is overwhelming
Michigan The republicans elected
Governor Bliss and eleven out of
I twelve congressmen.
New Jersey showed no change in
the present situation.
Rhode Island the democrats
elected Governor Garvin.
Massachusetts went strongly
Ohio went republican by 100,000.
Minnesota re-elected Governor
Van Sant, rep.
California, Delaware, Nebraska,
and. some other states were in
This afternoon shortly before
three o'clock, Horatio Vela, .a well
known Mexican who was employed
at the Daly beer saloon on Elizabeth
street, was taken suddenly ill with
a severe pain in the region of the
heart, and died within fifteen min
u tes. Dr. Lay ton jwas sum m unfed,
but was unable to -reyiye him. The
deceased was aged about 45 years,
and leaves a wife and children. He
formerl- lived in Matamoros, but
moved to Brownsville with his fam
ily a few months ago.
The number of lunatics in Lon
don is now 22,000. Labouchere
says in truth that at the-rate, of
present increase of lunacy . in ..the
British metropolis there will be
half, a million mad people to be
cared for before the close or the
present century. Alcoholism is
responsible for a great number.-
High Patent, per bbl . . .
0.0 o 0
White Eagle v 1,11 50
Low grandeNo. 2 . ........... ..( 8 00
Compound Pairbank's, by the v
- tierce, per lb, . : j...... 20cts
-Ih-Cans per lb,v... . . . i ... ..r. i-. . . .2Qc
- ' COFFEE.
Mexican Peaberry", lb, :25c
Rio Coffee, lb , . . ,14 to 17c
According to class.
m&AR'r ""! :
Standard Granulaied, 131-2
White Sugar lb,.i..' 111-2 to 12
Brown Sugar perlb '.83
8 1-2 cents Mexican
Per Cargo 1 u0
Soda per pound . , .11 o
Klc-Nac per pound 16c
Box. 12 lbs. per pound
I have other bargains to numerous
An editor works 365
S 365 1-4 days per
year to get out 52 issues of his
paper that's, labor. Once in a
wuue some onepavs mm a vears
J subscription that's capital; and
.once in a while sbme .dead beat
.takes the paper a year, or two with
out paving, for it that's anarchy.
But later on justice will overtake
this last named creature, for' there
is a place where he will got his just
deserts that's hell.- -Exchange.
Dancing Glass ?or Children.
A committee of young ladies will
open a dancing class for children,
from two to fourteen . vears of ae
at Miller's Hotel, on Saturday, No
vember eighth, from three to six
Tuition will be twenty-five cents',
Mexican. coin, per lasson, to be paid
at the door. , '
Parents and children are cordial
ly invited to attend the first lesson "
free of charge.
M. E. Woodiiouse,
Clothing Salesman: I have been
appointed agent in- this vicinity for
Wanamaker &. Brown, Philadel
phia, and am prepared to submit
samples and take measufes for
men's made-to-order clothing of
every description. Guaranteed to
be the best material n perfect
fitting garment cheaper than it can
be bought elsewhere. Give me a
trial order. Herbert Dennett,
yr. Ilobbs'SpaniirtisPilli cure all kidaej ills.Saiu
Adl. Stt!rli"c HemedjrCo . Chicago o. m r
Alcohol and Whiskey
Alcohol of superior quality at 30
cents a litre, or $1.03 a gallon.
. Whiskey at 40 cents a litre
$1.50 a gallon.
Distilled at the San Vicente plan
For sale at the Northwest corne-
of 4th. and Morelos streets, one
block east of custom house in
H. GrtinewalcVs Store r ;
A F tj ll Line
AS FOLLOWS: Bed room sets,
wardrobes, chiffoniers, bureaus, wash stand, kitchen safes,'
round tables, center tables, cane seat chairs and rockers,
children's high chairs, rockers and cradles.
jflF"EVERY ARTICLE SOLD CHEAPER TIIAX GAX BE, BOUGHT IX ANY
other store IK the city. For f urniture bargains call on
H. GRUNEWALD, Opposite Market.
LATTON and HALEY'S.
PANCY A1NTD STAPLE
Prices and Quality
. s .
X -LVJL LlolC JUUbSOilS.
&iss Doniut Demere is prepnred
to giyt. piano lessons to any
wishing to engage her pomfies J
as. a teacher. For termsvet.?
apply to Miss Demere, StjT&e
residence of Mrs. Vrefmcorher
of Levee nnd loth, .streets-.' - S
SUBSCRIB! to the
THE BEST FOlt TUFT
n Men's Wear
is at onr store. All of our
goods liave that siuip that
will give you the appear
ance of. a 2:oocl dresser.
$10 to $15.00.
No Name Hats
Swell Styles $8.50:
Do you know Our
Walk Over Shoe?
high post beds, French beds,!
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