A THO I' S A -N 1) U O Xi KN
Propose to the Bachelor Governor
Elect of Kansas.
Tonokn ..Kas.. Dec-10. Lien te if4
ant Governor-elect T. Hannn,
who camehere todayfrdm hishoirie
at Hill 0iy. says h, has .received
500 '. proposals of atxiagIrprrj,
women in the United States; a nd
Canada. ' ' "
vMany of these letters, he says,
are from intelligent women "and a
great number from school teachers.
He refuses to give the contents of
these letters to the public, for the
jaason that he has not yet had
time to carefully compile and an
He stated, however, that none of
his correspondents fully meets his
ideal for his wife.
. Ho says that Governor-elect
Bailey had received more than a
thousand letters from women pro
THE LEVEE WALKER.
The public will find an
extensile assortment of
diix-goods, shoes, hats,
JEWELKY AKD SADDLES at
prices without conipeti-
tionat f , -
SlrLas Dos iaciones5-!!
Miss Rosa Peixat
POINT ISABEL, TEX A S 1
Fall and fresh assortment
of table and fancy groceries
arriving by every T)oat.
Domestic and imported
canned goods, cheese, bnt
ter, crackers, potatoes, etc.
A Bird Which Assists the Rice
Planter By Protecting Lsvees.
Saturday Evening Post.
In southwestern Texas and. other
riceplanting regions the little blue
heron or" levee walker (Ardea
coerulea) alights on the levees which
surround the fields. These levees
yarr in height from a few inches to
3 or 4 feet. Along these plantation
highways . the herons are seen to
strut with considerable ostentation,
varying their parade by darting
ioccasionall)' toward the base of the
levees. The habits of these birds
engaged the attention of the visiting
scientists from Washington who
jvere studying rice culture.
One of the greatest difficulties to
be overcome in rice irrigation has !
been the frequency of washouts
along the levees, which result in
widespread destruction of proper
ty: breaks and washouts would
JS'aturally birds like the blue
lieron, with strong, spearlike Leaks,
came under suspicion. Their
pompous marching on the levees
intensified the disrepute in which
they were held.
It is now known that the damage
that is done has been effected by
crawfish, who bore through the
levees and thus, start leaks, at first
o small that they escape the at
tention of the patrol, but which
this would reduce the offense to
murder in the second degree and
might he considered in mitigation
of the penalty for that degree, but
would not wholly excuse the crime;
but if the temporary insanity was
produced wholly or in part from
any other cause, and if while in
Such insane condition he commit
ted the deed the defendant would
be guilty of no offense. It was also
charged that if the jury believed
that the confession was not a vol
untarily confession and made after
statutorT warning that the state
ment would be used against Irm, it
should be disregarded and the case
considered only upon circumstan
tial evidence. v
All tho witnesses,, numbering
about sixty-five, were excused Fri
day night and most of them return
ed to their homes today.
Another squeeze seemed imminent
on Wall: street last week, but
Secretary Shaw intimated ear'ly
in the game tha? Uncle Sam
woutt) not advance any more money
to tho banks. ' 1
Meals the Choicest
To Be Obtained
On the market
A Three Story Brick
40 Nicely Furnished Rooms.
On Principal Business Street.
Rio Grand Railroad.
Oh and after June 14th, 1902
regular passenger trains wil
run as follows :
Leaves Brownsville (daily) at 9 am
Arrive Point Isabel & " 1015 pm
Leaves " " f" "3 am
Arrive Brownsville M " " 4 15pm
King Ch titles of Roumaniana
crovtifc madcrof unique material. It
is fash'oned out of steel
Turkish canon captured at the
gory battle of Plevna in the Turko-
RusSian war. The croM was first
T6 NOTFAIL TO
Do not go through life suffering
because yon have been told that your
disease is incurable. I can prove
that my knowledge of Physic Science
. and Alkloidal Dosimetric Medication
will be a boon to you. If I cannot
cure you I can at least relieve your
sufferings and make life a little
sweeter to you. My reputation is
based upon my success. I will visit
any part of the count1, day or night to
attend the sick. Consultation confi
dential. Calls left at the Botica del
Leon will be promptly answered.
C. C. FORD M. D.
Office: Schodtz Building Cor. Wash
ington and 11th. streets.
Victoria 3 Texas.
The best fruit trees to plant
on the lower Rio Grande.
For catalogues, pries and
all information apply to
G. Onderdokk Co.,
Nursery, Victoria Co., Uwa"
nr V. Gavito, Agent,
Brownsville, - - - Texas-
J. A. OTTMAKN".
Is at present in Brownsville and
is teady to fill any order for brick
work, plastering, or setting stones.
Has lime for sale.
Residence Cor. St. Charles and
9th Sts. Work Giiaiantec.
all kiuds can be had at
John IcGovero s,
ON ELIZSBETH STREET
Jellies and Jains,
Oatmeal and Rice.
Jigh-grade Hams. ,
fflutraegs and Spice.
felAOkerel and Macaroni,
good oods for the money.
Onions, if you please.
fer1ni3elli, Canned Fruit,
everything that's nice.
. $6ver Fails to Suit.
BEOWKSVILLE, Texas, and MATAM0E0S, Mexico.
WINCHESTER AEMS AND AMMUNITION
The New Schooner Line
-COMPOSED OF THE SCHOOXERS-
JBrazos Beaeliain. and Pierce Simpson
. PLYING BETWEEN
iNew York, Neiv Orleans, Galveston
' and Brazos Santiago.
Kates'from Galveston to Brovnsville 25 off old Morgan Line rates. $
Bates from ITew Orleans to Brownsville 20 off old Morgan Line rates.
For freight space and other information apply to - f
EmtleSj. Kowaxski, Sew Orleans, Xa-'4-
f r ; Fbank L. KjEGalvestonTex.; pgentsror
used at the coronationVpf TLuzG-EORGE MOIiEy Agen and GerieraX'Managev ,
Charles in 1SS1. ri c ' .... Brownsylle. Texas.
$ Wit. Kelly,
' ' Vice-Presiaent.
I THE FIB ST NATIONAL BANK
j -y OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS,
9 CAPITAL-. ' .-$50,000
Surplus and Undivided Profits- 20,000
(& A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED'
Buys and sells. Mexican money
and Domestic Exchange.
Foreign Drafts issued on all
points in Europe.
William Kelly, C. H. Maris,
Robert Dalzell, A. Ashheim.
S. L. D worm an, M. Alonso.
You Wan! the Best.
Your Physician aims to pnt
all his knowledge, experience and
skill into the prescription he
wiilei. It is an order for a com
bination of remedies which yonr
case requires. He cannot rely on
the result nuless the ingredients
are properly compounded.
Be fair to your doctor aud
to yourself by bringing yonr
prescriptions here. They'll be
compounded only by registered
pharmacists, who are aided by the
largest stock of drugs in this 'part
of the States, everything of the
finest qualify that money can buy
or experience select.
J.-L PUT EG N AT & BR0.
j Botica del Legist.
Successors to Celestin Jagou,
Wines, Liquors, Cigars
AND TABLE LUXURIES.
A complete stock of the finest im
ported and domestic
Wine, Cognac, Mineral Water
Gin, Ale, Cigars and
Pare Olive Oil, Delicasies
of all descriptions kept in stock.
Prompt attention given to all
D2ALEES IN TEE BEST BRANDS OP
SHOT GUNS, -
orders by mail or otherwise.
R. M. FIELD
III DBAliER IK flf
Slif and Heavey Hardware,
AORIf CTUHAl IMPLEMENTSj
Tin and Wooden ire,
ite Enameled Ware,
or 1 j m 1 t
if 9 oneec xm ana iron,
1!i Hound and Flat Bar Iron,
White Lead, Lubricating Oil,
in Turpentine, Paint, Varnish
II ,1 xr:,i r
Mixed and Dry Paints for
Carriages and Buildings,
'Jarriage, Wagon and build
Sash, Doors arid Blinds to
t order. '
Lime, Cement and Bricks,
for John Pinnigan & Co.'
Pays the Highest Prices for Hides, Skins and all Country Produce
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