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F. SNIPES
The Brownsville Grocery Co.
FEED STUFFS
Alfalfa hay
Oats
Prairie Hay
Staple and
Fancy
Groceries
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W. H. CLAY Proprietors K: H. McDAVITT
FRONTIER LUMBER CO.
Sells Sash; Doors, Blinds, Paints and
4X AH Kindsftf Builders' Supplies gfr
iSAIso Complete Line of WALLPAPER and Other In
terior Decorations. Represents Four, Leading
Wall PapergManufacturers
H. o7W. Field
I Commercial Co.
Groceries, Feed, Shelf and
Heavy Hardware, Crockery,
Glassware and Non-Break-ablefEnameled
Ware, Oils,
Paints, Window Glass, Car
riage andWagon Material,
Lime and Cement, Stude
baker Bnggies, Wagons
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HffiJJlJjJJ
I Charter Oak Stoves
Old ''JOE GIDEON" Pure Rye
Awarded Gold Medals:
SU LcvisMo., I,g04 P&rthp4 OrgM, 1 905
T. Crixell & Bro.
BROWNSVILLE,
LA FR O N TMB1ZA
JOSE RESTSmO OPB&O.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER INI
Drylfoois, NMms, Slwes, Hits, Ready Made Clothiiz, .
Sestlemea's Famskiag Goods and Jewelry
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We Sell
BLUE VALLEY
BUTTER
The Best on
Earth
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V. L Crixell
TEXAS
TEXAS
THE DAILY HERALD.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 1907.
PERSONALS
Mrs. B. L. Cain returned "from
San Antonio last night.
J. H. Bentley, a well known pro
duce dealer of San Antonio, is in
the city.
County Collector Damaso Lerma
and three daughters returned last
night from San Antonio.
T.F. Jones, representing the
Mqnterey News, was an arrival
from that city last, night, i
Mrs. J. W. Hancock left on the
morning- train on a visit to her
mother at Belton, Texas.
W. I. Church went to Mercedes
this morning, expecting to return
this afternoon to Brownsville.
Manuel Barreda left yesterday
for Monterey to see to the new
store in which he is interested there.
Emile Wise returned last night
from a short business trip to up-
river points, having also visited
San Antonio.
L. E. Daniel, the historian, re
turned from Austin last night.
Mr. Daniel has spent some time of
late in Brownsville, gathering data
for his history.
H.. E. Edson of the Brownsville
Undertaking Co. returned last
night from San Antonio with his
bride, as announced in yesterday's
Herald.
E. H. Soodrich, Esq., and W.
G. Willman returned last night
from San Antonio.. Mrs. Good
rich and Miss Goodrich will remain
a while longer in San Antonio.
Rev. W. W. Robertson of Har
rison ville, Mo., was here several
days this week, on a visit to his
brother, S. A. Robertson, leaving
today for home.
R. L- Batts, Esq., returned to
his home at Austin today, after a
few days here, on business con
nected with the San Benito Land
and Water Company, of which he
is a member.
Mr. and Mrs. John Closner came
in last night from San Antonio,
having attended the carnival, and
are the guests of Mrs. Closner's
mother, Mrs. Dougherty of this
city.
Rev. L. R. Burress and Rev. W.
H. Petty visited Mercedes yester
day to see about the location of the
Baptist church which will be built
there. They returned last night.
Alba Heywood, O. W. Heywood,
E. F. Rowson, W. H. Stenger and
S, A. Robertson, all of the San
Benito Land and Water Company,
went up to Bessie this morning to
inspect the big enterprise which
the company has on foot there.
P. H. Vasey, who has the con
tract for painting and putting the
finishing touches on the new hotel
at the Point, went down yesterday
to make preliminary arrangements
for work, coming up in the after
noon. Today Mr.-XTasey returned
to the Point with a force of men
and has begun active work. The
contract -will "be completed in about
three weeks.
D. R. Swift of Lake Charles,
La., came down last night from
Hidalgo, where he has been in
connection with the Hidalgo Canal
Company, in which he is exten
sively interested. Mr. Swift's
company was one of the pioneers
in irrigation in this section, aad he
now has cause to feel gratified at
the splendid outlook for the lower
Rio Grande valley.
Rev. Geo. Whitefootof St. Louis,
representing the American Tract
Society, who has been here 'several
days in the interest of the. society,
and also prospecting lor real estate,
left this morning. Mr. Whitefoot
is charmed with our climate and
thinks this would make an ideal
home for the closing days of his
life, but says he found prices of
town lots too high to suit him.
The public is cordially invited tq
attend the union meetings that will
be held nightlyjro'm 8 ts 9 o'clocc
during. he protracted meeting now.
in progress inline Presbyterian
Church in this city. -tf
SANITARY ORDINANCE.
An Ordinance providing- for the- screening-,
closing, and oiling of all cisterns,
tanks, barrels, or other receptacles, of
-whatsoever character, in,which mos
quitoes propagate, Providing for the
cleansing of all houses, lots, and prem
ises, within the city limits of this city,
and authorizing the city physician,
and his assistants to enter all houses,
lots, and premises, private or public,
for the purpose of inspection, cleaning,
and disinfection,, and providing penal-
ties for any violation of this ordinance.
Be. it ordained by the City Council of tke
City of Brownsville;
Section 1. Hereafter it shall be un
lawful for any person, firm, or corpora
tion to own, use, keep, or maintain,
within the City Ximits of the city of
Brownsville, any well, cistern, tank, re
servoir, barrel, tub, vat, pool, or other
place, in any manner used for-the stor
ing or keeping of water, or other things
whatsoever, in which mosquitoes are
likely to propagate, without having the
top of such well, cistern, tank, reservoir,
barrel, tub, vat, or other such receptacle
closed over securely by a covering of
wood, or other durable material, or by
wire screen, wire gauze, or by cloth net
ting, or by both such covering, wire
screen, wire gauze, or cloth netting,
which said top or covering shall be so
constructed and adjusted as to prevent,
at all times, any mosquitoes from enter
ing therein, orjhaving access to the wa
ter in such well, astern, tank, barrel, or
other receptacle, or from coming in con
tact with the water thereiu.
Any person, firm, or corporatiott who
shall so keep or maintain any such well,
cistern, tank, barrel, reservoir, tub, vat,
or other receptacle, containing water, or
other thing whatsoever, in which mos
quitoes can be propagated, without cov
ering or screening same, as hereinbefore
provided for, shall be deemed guilty of
an offense, and upon conviction thereof,
shall be punished by a fine in any sum
not to exceed fifty dollars, or by im
prisonment for any length of time not to
exceed ten days, or by both such fine and
imprisonment; and every day that such
well, cistern, tank, reservoir, barrel, tub,
vat, or other such receptacle shall re
main without such screening or covering
shall constitute a separate offense.
Section 2. It is hereby made the ex
press duty of every person, firm, or cor
poration, using, maintaining, or having
upon his or their premises, any well,
cistern, tank, reservoir, barrel, tub, vat,
or other such receptacle in which mos
quitos are likely to propagate, to prop
erly oil the same with crude or petroleum
oil, or such other disinfectants, that may
be directed to be so used by the City
Physician of this City, at least one (1)
time within each and every week; and
the failure so to do shall constitute an
offense, and upon conviction thereof,
they shall be punished by a fine in any
sum not to exceeed twenty-five dollars,
or by imprisonment for any length of
time not to exceed ten (10) days, or. by
both such fine and imprisonment.
Section 3. It shall be the duty of
every person, firm, or corporation, own
ing, using, or controlling any property
within the city limits of this city, upon
the request of the City Physician of this
city thereto, or by anyone by the said
City Physician duly authorized, to clean
and disinfect any such premises in such
manner as may be required by the 6aid
Oity Physician, and any person neglect
ing, failing, or refusing so to do, shall be
deemed guilty of an offense, and upon
conviction thereof, shall be punished by
a fine in any sum not to exceed twenty
five dollars, cr by imprisonment for any
length of time not to exceed ten (10)
days, or both such fine and imprison
ment, and each day of such neglect, fail
are, or refusal shall constitute a separate
offense.
Section 4. It shall be nnlatrful for
any person, firm, or corporation t place
or keep in his, or their, house, or upon
his, or their, lot or premises, or on prop
erty oyer which he, .or they, have cop
frol, within the city limits of this city,
any nuisance, or establishment of any
kind .calculated todnjure or endanger tbe
health or property of the inhabitants of
this city; and any person so offending
shall be deemed guilty of an offense, and
upon conviction thereof, shall be punish
ed by a fine in any sum not to exceed
one hundred dollars, or by imprison
ment for any length of time not to ex
ceed ten (10) days, or by both such fine
and imprisonment.
Section 5. It shall be unlawful for
any person, firm, or corporation to par
mit to remain on his, or their, lot or lots,
or premises, aqy standing pool, or pools,
of water, mudholes, or any substance ia
any manner injurious to theheakhxtf -the
inhabitants of this city, after heHgf&d
tified by the City Physician of this city,
to drain, fill, or remove the same; and
any person, firm, or corporation so of
fending, shall jje deemed guilty of an
offense, and upon conviction thereof,
shall be punished by a fine in any sum
not to exceed one hundred dollars, or by
imprisonment for any length of time not
to exceed ten (10) days, or by both such
fine and imprisonment.
Section 6. It is hereby made the duty
of the City Health Physician of this city,'
together with all such assistant physi-
eiansonhealtEinpector6.as he may ap-
point and designate, and lie and they are
now&ese specially-authorizedto eater all.
'housas'.br' premise's, -or 'other place, -ri-
;TSte" or public, within the chy limits of
( this city, to iosped fumigate, and dis-
Js&fect the same w each magna? as he
Wise !&
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Imported Bp Mao
Staple and
Fancy
Groceries
Mackerel
Pickled Herring
Smoked Herring
Imported Swiss
Cheese
Edam Cheese
Phone
may deem necessary for the public health
of this city; and any person in any man
ner interfering with, or harassing the
said City Physician, or any of his assist
ants, shall he deemed guilty of an of
fense,: and upon conviction thereof, shall
be punished by a fine in any sum not to
exceed one hundred dollars, or by im-'
prisonment for any length of time not
to exceed ten (10) days, or by both such
fine and imprisonment; and each day of
such interference, molestation, or hin-'
drance shall constitute a separate offense. I
Section 7. The County and State!
Health Physicians, and the several physi
cians of the public health and Marine '
Hospital Service of the United States, j
and theif altls, assistants, inspectors, and
employes, while engaged in the treat
ment, suppression, orpreTentiou of any
contagious or infections disease) Vt this
city, are hereby vested with the same
power and authority -delegated to the
City Health Physician of this city, and
his assistants and health inspectors, as
provided for herein.
Section 8. All ordinances, or parts
of ordinances, in any wise in conflict
with this ordinance, are now hereby re.
pealed.
This Ordinance shall take effect from
and after the publication thereof, as re
quired by law.
Adopted in open council, Monday,
August the seventh (7), A. D. 1905.
Approved August the seventh (7), A.
D. 1905.
Frederick J. Combe,
Mayor of the City of Brownsville.
Attest:
Frank Champion Secretary.
AN ORDINANCE.
Levying and providing for the assess
ment and collection of taxes, to defray
the current expenses- of the City Gov
ernment, of the City pf Brownsville,
Texas, for the improvement of roads,
bridges and streets, of said City and
for the erection, construction and pur
chase of public buildings, streets, sew
ers, water-works and other permanent
improvements, within the limits of said
City, for the year A. D. 1907, and
providing for six per cent interest per
annum, and a penalty of ten per cemt
on all delinquent taxes, etc.
Be it ordained by the City Council
of the City of Brtmmsville, Texas:
First. That, for the purpose of de
fraying the current expenses of the City
Government, of the City of Brownrville,
for the year A. D. 1907, there is now
hereby levied, and shall be assessed and
collected an Ad Valorem Tax of twenty
five (25c) cents on the One Hundred Dol
ljrs ($100.00) cash value thereof, estimat
ed in lawful currency of the United
States, (which said cash value shall be
estimated in the manner prescribed by
the laws of this State and ordinances of
this City,) on all property, real, personal
or mixed, situated in the said City of
Brownsville. County of Cameron, and
State of Texas, (not especially exempted
from taxation by the laws of this state
and ordinances of this City,) on the firi-t
(1) day of January, A. D. 1907, and on
all property sent out of said city of
Brownsville, Texas, prior to said first
day of January, 1907, for the purpose
of evading the payment of taxes thereon,
and afterwards returned to said City.
v Becon'd. That -for the-improvement'
of roads, streets, and bridges of and within
the limits ..of the City of Brownsville,
County of Cameron, State of texos,
there is now hereby levied, for the year
A. D. 1907, en Ad Valorem Tax of Fif
teen cents (15c) on the One Hundred
Dollars (100.00) cash Talue thereof, es
timated in lawful money of the United
States, (which said cash value shall be
estimated in the manner prescrbed by the
laws of this State and ordinances of this
city,) on all property, real, personal, or
mixed, situated in the said City of
Brownsville, County of Cameron, State
of Texas, (and not especially exempted
from Taxation by the laws of this state
and ordinances of Jhis.Cjfc) on the first
day of'JSSt&vi'-A.- D."23fcstfd vonali
property 6ent'bnt of saiStyofBrownfi-
vill'e, prior to the said first day of "Jan
uary, A. D. 1967, for the purpose of
evading the payment of taxes thereon,
and afterwards returned to said City.
Third. That for the erection and con
struction or purchase of .water-works,
public buildings, streets, sewers, and
other permanent improvements, within
the limits of the said City of Brownsville,
County of Cameron, State of Texas, there
is now hereby levied for the year A. D.
1907, an Ad Valorem Tax of Twenty
five cents (25c) on the One Hundred
Dollars" ($100.00) cash value thereof, es
timated in lawful currency of the United
States; (which said cash vale shall be
etimated in the manner -prescribed by
the laws of this State end ordinances nf
this City,) oa all sroptcty, real, personal
r mixed, situated fa the said Cityaf
Newman
Fancy Crackers
Heintz Pickles
Crosse- Blackwell's
Jams
Maple Syrup
Breakfast Foods
Stuffed Olives
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Brownsville, County of Cameron, and
State of Texas, not especially exempted
from taxation by the laws of ' this State
and ordinances of this City, on the first
(1) day of January, A. D. 1907, and on
all property sent out of said city of
Brownsville, Texas, prior to said first
day of January, 1907, for the purpo'se of
evading the payment of taxes thereon,
and afterwards returned to said city. .
Fourth. That, all of the aforesaid
taxes, so levied, shall be paid in lawful
money of the United States only.
Fifth. That all such taxes as herein
before levied shall become and be due
and payable on the first (1) day of 0
tober, A. D. 1907.
Sixth, That all such taxes as herein
beforjs levied and provided for by this
Ordinance, if not paid on or before the
first day of February, A. D. 1903, shall
thereafter bear interest until paid at the(
rafe of six (6) per centum per annum.
Seventh. If any person, or associa
tion of persons, firm, or corporation shall
fail or refuse to pay the taxes imposed
upon him or them, or his or their prop
erty by this Ordinance, before the 1st
day of February, A. D. 1908, then a
penalty of ten (10)) per cent shall there
upon, accrue on the entire amount of such
taxes due by him or them, and shall be
paid by such person or persons, firms or
corporations in addition to such taxes
and interest thereupon.
Eighth. It is hereby made the duty of
the Tax Collector of this City to collect
all such taxes, interest, and penalties,
that accrue, and become due under and
bv virtue of this OrilftiaTtrp n Tipn.?tilip.
fore provided, and all such interest and
penalties shall be fully collected by him
at the same time that such taxes, upon
which such interest and penalties may
have accrued, are collected by him.
Ninth. That all Ordinances, or parts
or Ordinances, in anywise in conflict
with this Ordinance, are now hereby re
pealed. Tenth. That this Ordinance shall take"
effect and be in -force from and after ten
(10) days publication hereof, as required
by law in such cases made and provided.
Approved, April 22nd., 1907.
Frederick J. Combs, Mayor.
Attest:
F. Champion, City Secretary.
HAY PROVE FATAL
When Will Brownsville People Learn th
Importance f U7
Backache is only a simple thing
at first;
But when you know 'tis from
the kidneys;
That serious kidney troublea fol
low; That diabetes, Bright's disease
may be the fatal end, s
You will gladly profit by the
following experience:
Miguel Allegro, painter, living
on Calle de Ocampo, Laredo, Tex.,
has tried Doan's Kidney Pills and
earnestly . recommends . thera, as.
follows: "If a continual backache
is any indication of kidney trouble,
'I had' it. It annoyed m& most
when bending over or attempting
to straighten up, and there was
also a weakness of the kidneys
which bothered me especially at
night. It was anything but pleas
ant and -when Doan's Kidney Pills
were recommended to me I went
at once and got a box. They re
lieved me in a few days and finally
disposed of the attack. The back
ache left me, the kidney secretions
were regulited, and my general
Ileal th was-ii'ira pro ved . ' '
Plentyraorc proof like this from
Brownsville people. Call at JP I
Putegnat & Bro.'s drug store and
ask what customers report.
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the
United States.
Remember the name: Doan's
and take no other. '
Paint .Your Btgy for 75c
to $1.00 with Devoe's Gloss Car
xiaje Paint. It weighs 3 to 8 ozs.
i iore to" the pintthan others, wears
longer and gives a gloss equal to
new work. Sola ay
Txoxtisk. Lumber Cc
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