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NATIONAL S$ 1 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 ESTABLISHED 189! Capital $100,000 Surplus, $25,000 FIRST NATIONAL is pre-eminently the Bank of the Frontier. Its stockholders belong here. Its interests are those of our best and most pro gressive citizens. We offer to our customers, present and prospective, the ad vantages of the largest capital and surplus of any bank in this section, and of the safe and conservative banking methods winch have resulted in the successful building up of this bank in the past twelve years. Its financial position is established, and the energy, experience and business ability, of the management will continue to be wholly directed to the maintenance and increase of these advantages. OFFICERS: William Kelly, Pres. S. L. Dworman, 1st Vice Pres. W. M. Ratcliffe, 2d Vice Pres. A. Ashheira, Cashier James B. Wells, Attorney A. Ashheiin M. Alonso James A. Browne M. H. Cross James B. Wells DIRECTORS: John Closner S. L. Dworman Robert Dalzell Wm. Kelly C. H. Maris W. M. Ratcliffe W.F. Sprague E. C. Forto A. Cueto. 11 gjf jj We Solicit the Patronage of All j R OUR 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. 3ur 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 tiling we hane to offer, and upon this basis your accouut is solicited. r-i O w6 WELLER'S SALOON & Go's Famoias Whiskies Kentucky Belle, Dunn's Monogram, Cane Spring, Silver Brook, and Woodford Co., the Great Sellers CHINESE RESTAURANT IN CONNECTION H. H. WELLER, Prop. ft 13 X3 I. W. Harper Rye ;On Every Tongue." Scientifically distilled; naturally aged; absolutely pure. Best and safest for all uses. Sold by T. CRIXELL & BR( Gulf Coast Line Magazine ft publication, issued quarterly, which by pen and picture lucidly and convincingly tell of opport unity and development in the Gulf Coast Country. 4?..t..t.4..t.4.4iI..l..t..ti,I.i;..;..).,i,,t..i...;..t,..,..;.4.44.4. E ach Issue Contains More Than a Hundred Pages Replete with Interesting Pacts and Figures About Texas. 14 1 T EN CENTS THE COPY 'WENTY-FIVE CENTS A YEAR A sample copy will be sent free of charge if you will address G.P.&T.A.St.L.B&M. Corpus Christi, Texas FOR THE LITTLE ONES. How the Days of the Week Came by Their Names. Varieties of "Quail." In San Francisco the other day the fish and game commissioner of a commission house. The buyer . buny and pnfoy are named 1, ti cirr( from the sun and the moon, Tues- tiating for their purchase. If the day for the god of war (Tnv or Tyr) trade had not been interrupted they Eon f Woden, an Fngga, ho earth would have been transferred into pother. Wednesday should be Wo- "broiled quail" under the hands of JJ or 13 namG? mrJl,onor, o j an expert chef. One man in Frisco Jn, the king of gods; Thursday has made a livelihood for several . for hor, the greatest deity of v,ra hv shri-xr owls to tickle the northern mythology. They used to palates of the San Francisco epi- I THE SUNSET ROUTE Bay when Thor threw his wonderful i iv. r j.T j The ground squirrel, too, is l rBS! Manv sacks of these are heard through the heavens. Thor , cures W UUltl riuti J UU,k.tJ V 4. WilrfUU M A. N Till 11 I r-ceived in San Francisco dailv. , s e mat coma nos : cross from earth to heaven upon the ! Gold In Abyssinia. ' rainbow. He was so heavy and pow- j A British explorer recently Ie-' erf ul the other gods feared the bow j turned from Abyssinia says that he ? Pr0ise "!d break beneath hls j was for four months in a region giantlike weight. hitherto unknown to white men. ! T'nday was sacred to Fngga, Along the tributaries of the Blue ?.uf,en the .gods, and not, as the ( Nile he found a mining population tle girI Bal because on Friday j engaged in washing geld. He re-hf alwaJ's had their fish fried, j ports that there is an enormous "'"7 v-"1"co "U1" uo""' v"c quantity of gold in this region, in 8 of harvest which thousands oi natives work. Deafness Cannot be Cured Wm. Doherty,' LOW VACATION EATES To all Resorts in the North and East inEffectUntil j September 30th Electric Light aud Fans Convenient Schedules Cafe Observation Cars Fred Harve' Dinning Roonfs EVERYTHING JUST RIGHT I by local applications, a reach the diseased portion of the ear, There is only one way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed con dition of the mucous lining of the Eus tachian Tube. When this tube is inflam ed you have a rumbling sound or imper fect hearing, and when it is entirely clos ed, Deafness is the resnlt, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condi tion of the mucous surfaces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh (hire. Send for circulars tree. V. J.CHENEY & Co., Toledo, 0. Sold by Druggists 75c. TakeHall'sFamilyPills for constipation Last year 5500 native Christians were added to the church in Japan. A Feat of Strength. Most boys will be interested in the assertion made by an English they cannot paper tnat feH0W 0f moderate strength can hi, a boy about his own NEW ORLEANS to SM FRANCISCO Over tlie Boad of a Thousand Wonders in California Fines Equipment, Oil Burning Locomotives Makes connection at New Orleans with Southern Pacific Steamship Line for New York and Havana Also rail connection to Memphis, Atlanta, Binn ing, Chattanoga, Cincinnati, Chicago and all points in the North and East. r C C C No Dust. No Cinders. The Clean, ;Con venient and Confortable Route Procure Pamphlets, Publication and from any Sunset Agent, or write to I, J, ANDERSON Gen. Psss. Asrenl G, H. k S. A. fij. Pointers g HOUSTON, Texas j weiflht in one hand' These are the instructions : Ask the boy you are going to lift to stand in a corner of the room perfectly stiff with his hands at his sides. Place your left hand flat against the wall for support, and then bend down and place your ripht hand under his foot. Then o gradually straighten your body, and . up he will come if he keeps his legs : tmu oouy punuciiy rigiu. "Try to lift a light boy first," the instructor blandly adds. But here is a pastime boys of any size can try. In fact, the taller the experimenter is the more the spectators will enjoy it. LOW RATES for the HOMESEEKER, COLONIST, TOURIST. 9 o important Every day until September 30, round trip exgu: taut resorts in the land, inchjdnig Chicago" Kan Kansas City, New South Wales had 40,000,000 sheep in 1905, an increase of 4,500, 000 over 1904. Subscribe to The Herald. WASTIN G STRE NETh i !! : o t 'I ! Pcrt-B Women who suffer from unnecessary, disagreeable, painful, weakening, female complaints, vill find that Wine of Cardui is a safe and pleasant remedy for all their ills. It acts directly upon all the delicate, inflamed tissues, purifying the blood, throwing off the clogging matter and relieving female disorders such as irregular, scanty, profuse, painful catamenia, prolapse, etc. Also relieves headache, backache, dizziness, cramps, dragging pains, nervousness, irritability, etc. If you need advice, write us a Iefter, telling us all your symptoms. We" will send free advice (in plain sealed envelope). Address: Ladies' Advisory Dept., The Chattanooga 'Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tenn. ALL DRUGGISTS SELL IT IN $1.00 BOTTLES St. Paul, St. Lours. Low one way and round trip rates to California daily: also to and, Spokane, Helena and many intermediate points. Homeseeker's round trip rates to Amarillo, Guymon, Estancia, Tuesdays and Saturdays. SPECIAL BARGAINS, ROUND TRIP Denver, Colo. Springs, one fare Sept. 19, 2Q, 21, 22, account Pike Centennial Celebration. Atlanta. Ga.. bne fare plus 52, Oct. 8 and 9, account Homecomer's Excursions. yuianoma uity, lioo-Hoo Lcvention, Sept. 7, 8, 9, one fare plus 2. Toronto, September 12, 13, K, Grand Lodge I. O. O. P., one fare plus J2. Kansas City, October 5, 6, 7. 8, 9, Royal Lire Stock Ghow, one fire plus fZ. Write PHIL A. AUER, G. P. A., C. R. I. & G. Ry Fort Worth, Teas C. F. Elklns. LU D A. B. Cole. IX. D ELKIWSseOLE ATTORN-EY-AT-I.AW Will practice in all courts. State and Federal. Special attention civen to land abstract business. Will do collecting Office Over Botica del Asuila. Coi.ibe Drue Stoi ( Cecilio Arteaga Expert Horse Shoer and Wheelwright, j Faulty Gaits Corrected, j . Your patronage solicited Shop bad,' of Public School IgSjjijj Write for Booklet and Full Information) ' I I "I WROTE YOU WlNE A O O I I i i f mmsmm c. w. swam, u..f. a.; rt worth y sss r - y-flffllllll I 1 ir-M-swM OF UrllllllJl in m - in i Bill inm ,m-mmmmmn .i . i : : : i Well Contractors. We are prepared to do all kinds of Well and Windmill Work. We also Alanufacture Sand Strainers.. .. BOX BROS, ISABEL, TEXAS. MAGNOLIA nAIRY FARM Pure Jersey Milk 25c per Gallon Morning Delivery Geo. M. Pute.gnat. EI Paraiso SUranndt JOHN DARR0UZET Prop. ' American, French and Mexican dishes. Lodging furnished Cheap. Street cars pass door. Next door to opera house. The Bermudas have a parliament of thirty-six- members, while 'tbfc,' number of voters is only 1200.