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f The FIRST NATIONAL BANK
t V Our Aim in Business WE DESIRE to make the First National the Bank of the People. The small depositor re ceives the same courteous treat ment and consideration that is ex tended to the largest, within the limits of safe and conservative banking. Officers give personal attention to all details. Directors meet regularly and frequently, and keep closely in touch with the current business Every safe guard known to safe and successful banking is availed of, and our past success is the best criterion by which to judge the security of the future. OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS Capital $100, ESTABLISHED 1891 i. Surplus (2b Undivided Profits, $23,000. THE FIRST NATIONAL is pre-eirincnfTy ' the3ftkry the Frontier. Its stockholders belong here. Its interests are those jf our best and most pro gressive citizens. We offer to our customer,; present and prospective, the ad vantages of the largest capital and surplus of any" bnk in -this section, and of the safe and conservative banking methods vtfiicruharc ; resulted: inthe successful build ing up of this bank in the past twelve years. Its financial position is established, and the energy, experience and business ability the management will continue to be wholly directed to the maintenance and Increase of these advantages. OFFICERS: WMam Kelly, Pr. S. L Dwothmh, 1st. Vice Pre. W. M.JUtdffe, 24 Vke Pre. A. Asfctein, CUer James B. Welts, Attorney A. Ashheim M. Alonso James A. Browne M. H. Cross DIRECTORS: Tohn Closner S. L. Dworman Robert Dalzell Wm. Kelly Jamra B. Wells C. H. Mari3 W. M. Ratcliff e W. F. Sprajue B. C. Forto We Solicit the Patronage of All A QUR FUNDS'are protected in a fire-proof vault and by the best safes to be obtained; and are further covered by insurance against burglary or daylight rob bery. Our officers are under bond in the best surety companies. People who intrust their money to a bank have a right to know its financial strength. We recognize this right and will cheerfully fur nish any depositor a statement of our condition any day in the year. Absolute safety is the best thing we have to, offer, and upon this bar sis your account is solicited. L &0 Jrie Qrizell Saloon and BILLIARD PARLOR finest Wines, J?iauorsr(Bipars SOLE cAGENT SAN cNTONIO XXX BEERj SOUTHERN PACIFIC HOTEL RUGERSt SEflBRODK-ON-THE-BgY NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER SEASON Seabrook is located on the Southern Pacific (G. H. & N. Ry.) between Houston and Galveston and is an ideal place : : TO SPEND A SUMMER VACATION FINE BOATING, BATHING, SAILING, FISHING l'or schedules, rates, and all information write T. J. ANDGRS0N, Gen. Pass. Agt. JOS. HELBN, Asst. Gen. Pass. Agt. HOUSTON, TEXAS or HOTEL RUGERS, Seabrook A RE YOU SATISFIED OR ARE YOU LOOKING FOR JOMETH THE TERRITORY TRAVERSED BY The St. Louis, Brownsville & Mexico Ry (The Quir CotstXIneJ Is "SOMETHING BETTER" than anything else in the Great Southwest AN EL DORADO OF OPPORTUNITY FOR THE MAN WITH THE H0E - -L The railroad company is opening- up new towns and placing acreage property on the market for j the home-builder. For prices of land and town ' lots and information for tiny character,, address M M. DOIIfiRTV. Vice Prnldtnt. Ltnd Dcpirtmen - CORPUS CHRISTI. TEXA K . t E. H. GOODRICH (Sb SON ....MANAGERS.... 1 Cameron County Abstract Company Real Estate and Mortgage Loans. JAMES B.WELLS cttorney" at Law Successor; to Powers & Maxan, Powers & Wells, Wells & Rentfro Wells, Rentfro & Hicks, Wells & Hicks, Wells, Stayton & Khberg I buy and sell Real Estate and investigate land titles. A complete abstract of all titles of record in Cameron County, Texas. Practice in all state and federal courts, when especially employed. Land Litigation and corporation practice. J Xas 2)08 ' , 1 ...flaciones i fj The public will find an extensive r ij assortment of Dry Goofe, Shoes, r 2 Hots, Jewelry an4 Sattles at J. 4 prices without competition at ij Las Dos Nacioives, J J M. SAHUALLA (Xb COMPANY front oi Marxec jj- fT T TPTtTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTttT New Rib Grande Hotel. NEW MANAGEMENT. D. F. FIELDER, Prop. Special attention to travel ing public. Reduced rates to regular boarders.- Near court houst; square. 053 rowMvXe, FRANK RABB Real Estate Agent Brownsville, Texas Have for sale some choice , pieces of agricultural land ; jn large and small tracts. Also have a number of tracts of grazing lands, OFFICE: Stere- of Juan -H. Fernandez J. S. (& M. H. CROSS, WHOLESALE DEALERS IN Dry Goods, Boots (2b Shoes LUMBER, SHINGLES, IX)ORS, SASH, BLINDS Winchester Arm$i A Ammunition lROWNSVILLE;TEX. MATAMOItOS.MX. ' Jesus Bcnavldes & Cq Preps. 0S Only first-class hotel iu the city. Table furnished at all times with best to be had. : SPECIAL RATES TO FAMILIES street car Masses THE door - , Tr MmU tttm MH PW tUtmnutUtlm AN ORDINANCE. Regulating the Transportation of Passengers, by Hacks, Carriages, and other such Vehicles, and Establishing a Tariff of Prices therefor. Be it ordained by the city council oj the city of Brownsville: That the following regulations are prescribed, and the following tariff of prices is established, for licensed hacks, carriages, and other vehicles for hire in this city, for the transportation of passengers, and the person, firm, or corpora tion, owning, driving, or controll ing, such said hacks, carriages, or other such vehicles, are hereby au thorized to charge the rates and prices herein and hereby establish ed, and it shall be unlawful for any such person, firm, or corporation, to ask, or receive more than the rates and prices hereby and herein established: Section 1. For carrying each person or passenger, from any point to any other point, within the city limits, for a distance not to exceed one (l) mile, or within the follow ing boundaries, towit: Fronton Street on the South; Taylor Street on the North; First Street on the West; and Sixteenth Street on the East, the owner, driver, or person in charge of such hack or carriage shall charge the sum of twelve (12) cents each way; for carrying each person or passenger from any point to any other point within the city limits, over one mile, thirty (30) cents, each way. Section 2. When passengers re main not more than ten (10) min utes after reaching their destina tion, and then return by such car riage, hack, or other vehicle carry ing them, the said hack, carriage, or other vehicle shall be required to wait said time for them, and no compensation shall be allowed for such waiting, provided that passen gers shall pay the regular fare herein established for the return trip. Section 3. No extra charge shall be made for carrying baggage of any passenger or passengers, if the same does not exceed seven tv five (75) pounds in weight, or any trunk not exceeding one hundred (100) pounds in weight; and for excess baggaget the owner, driver or person in charge df such, hack carriage, or other vehicle convey ing same, may demand and collect fifteen (15c) cents for each trunk, or for every one hundred (100) pounds or fraction thereof of such baggage. Section 4. When any hack, car riage, or other vehicle is hired or used by the hour, the owner, driv er, or person in charge of the same, shall charge the sum of fifty (50c) cents per hour for one (l), passen ger, and, when there, are two or more persocs-cr pengers, the sum of seventy-five (75c) cents per hour; and in attendance upon fu nerals, the charge shall be by the hour, at the rate hereinbefore es tablished. Section 5. After nine (9) o'clock, p. m., and before six (6) o'clock, a. m., the owner, driver, or person in charge of any hack, carriage, or other such vehicle, shall charge twenty-five (25) cents per hour more than the rate herein before established for the carriage of passengers, when employed by the hour; and when such carriage or hack is not hired by the hour, the person in charge of same shall charge double the rate hereinbe fore established, in Sections Num bers One (1) and Two (2) of this Ordinance, for the Transportation of passengers, provided the owner, driver, or person in charge of such hack or carriage shall not refuse to hire same by the hour if the pas senger or the passengers desire to do so. Section 6.7-Whenever any hack, carriage, or other vehicle for hire may be unemployed,, it shall be the duty of the owner, driver, or per son in charge of the same, and they are hereby required, to carry, upon their request thereto, any person, or persons, to any point within the city limits, for the rates and prices hereinbefore established, and it shall be unlawful for them to re fuse to do so. Section 7. Any person, or per sons, after being carried to his or their destination, or place where they leave such hack or carriage, who shall refuse to pay the fare or fares hereinbefore established, if demanded without delay by the owner, driver, or person in charge of such hack or carriage, shall be deemed guilty of an offense. Section 8. All hacks, carriages, aud other vehicles for hire and transportation of passengers, shall take such stands in the city as may be assigned to them by the Chief of Police of the City of Brownsville, and shall be under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the City Council of the said City of Brownsville, and it shall be un lawful for them to refuse to comply with such instructions or regula tions. Section 9. All licensed hacks, carriages,, or other such vehicles in this city, shall keep and nianitain, at night, a lamp, or hfnternlon either side thereof, which said lamp or lantern shall be lighted !ns long as such hack or carriage shall re main upon the streets after night, and any person owning, controll ing, or driving any such hack or carriage not so properly lighted shall be deemed guilty of an offense. Section 10. The owner, driver, or person in charge of any hack, carriage-, or other vehicle for hire in this city1 shall place in a coa-i short notice. Charges moderate spicuous pice,'tereiF a .priatedGorrespadcnce4SoJicited 4-1 7cf copy of the tariff of prices herein before established, and the failure of such person or persons to do so shall constitute an offense. Section 11. Any person or per sons violating any of the provisions of this Ordinance shall be fined in any sum not to exceed twenty-five ($25.00) dollars for each and every offense. Section i2. All Ordinances, or parts of Ordinances, in anywise in conflict with this Ordinance, are now hereby repealed. Section ' 13. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after the publication hereof, as required by law. Adopted by the city council or the city of Brownsville, in regular session, on Monday, June nine teenth, A. D. 1905. Approved June 19th, A.D. 1905. Frederick J. Combe, Mayor. Attest: F. Champion, Secretary. Nowadays. to meet gentlemen nnd v try One woman thus wrote to another to come To her house three: "Meet my Husband-tlint-Was, Husband-that-Is. And my Husband-that-'s-Going-to-be. "Now, my Ausband-that-Was is you: Husbnnd-that-Ts. And my Husband-thut-'s-Going-to-bi-. Is your Husband-that-Was and my Husband-that-Is. May be yours at some time. Don't vow see?" Life. Kellcy's New Life. Detroit, Mich., May 10, 1905. Kelley's New Life: I had Rheumatism for 3 ) years. Triei! everything. No relief caw,?. Dr. Kelley 'H New Life cured me Yours Truly, J. B. Rodgers. Pittsburgh Pa., March 3, 1905. Kellcy's New Life: I had stomach trouble and lame back for years. Kellcy's New Life cured tm. F. Bluebaker. Toledo, Ohio, April 7, 1905. Kelley's New Life: I had hay fever the last 3 years; ha taken Kelley's New Life; have felt 1.0 symptoms of the fever; lam Cured. Mrs. C. L. Hicks. If not at your Druggists write Keller ' New Life, Sandusky, Ohio. R. B. CPEAQER, Attorney and Counsellor-at-LaWv . iOJBce, over . Ytuga Banlc,, Elia baift Street. j. II. EDWARDS ,..Attovniy-at-Ltf" and Lam (I Afcnt... Hidalgo, Texas Offers at a bargain lands in Hidai and Starr counties. Titles ins tigated and perfected and abstrai ? and family trees furnished upf.