JTEe FIRST NATIONAL BANK
r . .. . ...... 1 OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS f -
Our Aim in Business
WE DESIRE to mate the First
National the JBank 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 '
OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS
THE 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 which have resulted in the successful building , j
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.
William Kelly, Pres. S. L. Dworman, 1st Vice Pres.
W. M. Rctcliffe, 2d Vice Pres. A. Ashheiia, Cashier
James A. Browne
M. H. Cross
James B. Wells
S. L. Dwonnan
C. P. Barfeda
W. M. Ratcliffe
W. F. Sprague
E. C. Forta
We Solicit the Pstronag of; AI
OUR FUNGS are protected ic a
fire-proof vault and by the
best safes to Be obtained; and, are
farther covered by insurance
against burglacyor daylight rob
bery. Our officers are under bond
in the best surety companies.
People who intrust theiV
to a bank have a right to knsw its
t financial strength. We recognize
tms ngfit and will cheerfully fur
nish any depositor- a statement of
our condition any day in the year.
Absolute safety is, the best thing
we hang to offer,, and upon this
basis your account is solicited.
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V. L. CBIXELL. Proprietor.
First-class Liquors, Wines,
Cicars. Polite Attention.
jj OFFICE AND SHOP-No. IS. Twelfth Street, j-
P. H. Yasey,
All Kinds and Classes of Work.
Real Estate for Sale
Large and Small Tracts on River, Canal
and in the Artesian Belt.
Small Farms Near Town and
Cameron County Abstract Co.
Formerly of Sherman, Tex., but
now of Brownsville, tenders his
professional services to the people
of Brownsville and vicinity. He
makes a specialty of midwifery and
the diseases of Women and child
ren. Office at residence, St. Charles'
Street, opposite Convent
W. A. FITCH, Proprietor
Traveling men's trade solicited.
Free sample rooms are provided
Nothing too good for our guests
if to be found in the market.
We are prepared to do
all kinds of Well and
Windmill Work. We
also Manufacture Sand
EI Paraiso H Restauran
r JOHN DARROUZET Prop.
American, i-rencn ana iuexican aisnes.
Lodging furnished Cheap. Street cars
pass door. Next door to opera hepuse.
Maps for Sale
Showing lands of the lower Rio Grande
Valley in Hidalgo and Cameron Coun
ties,, Texas, byS. J. ROWE,
Federal court will open Monday. '
1 Golfo Hotel,
At. the Market. Place,
Regular Me.Is. Short Orders. Lodging.
Contractor & Builder
WiliTTOrk by the day, week month or by
C. F. Elklns. IX. D
A.. B. Cole. IX. D
Will practice in al tourtsf. State and Federal
business. Will do collecting
Office Over Botica del Aguila. Coube Drue Stoi
W. L. DAWSON
Attorneyat-Law and Land Agt.
Complete Abstract of Stan
County Lands. Notary
Rio Grande City
T0JJED AND REPAIRED'
Piano Action Work a Specialty.
Keeps on band piano
Strings and felts.
Tl.-IJ T Ol
Cheap' for Cash
The Beebe Hotel
Sam Fordyce, Texas
C P. Welles, Prop, and Mgr.
Best Rooms and Meafs in Town
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED
A new addition to the clerks in j
First National Bank is Joe Cocke.
Wanted A young man not
afraid of work, who knows some
thing about - irrigation, on an al
falfa farm; $20 a month and board.
Good place for right man. B. A.
Everts, jr., Hidalgo.
Owing to the absence of the
rector, Rev. H. M. services
Green, the regular Sunday
will be ommitted at the Episcopal
church tomorrow, excepting Sun
day school at 9:45 a. m. The us
ual services will be held the follow
ing Sunday, May 12.
For rent The Fromme cot
tage on Elizabeth street. Mrs. W.
J. Collins. M 1-tf.
News was received here today
that very heavy rains fell last
night and this morning at up-river
Harlingen, Santa Maria and Fran- 'dress
The ad of the New Brownsville
5flc Mexican Money.
75c " J'
arrive here at 6 o'clock tomorrow
morning. A large crowd of ex
cursionists to witness the Matamo
ros festivities is expected by this
WANTED: Young men to pre
pare for immediate Railway Tele
graph Service. Only few months
time required and situation sure.
Can't supply demand for operators.
Write for particulars. Dallas
Telegraph College, 417 Main St.,
Howard Miller, customs jinspec
tor at Hidalgo, came down last
night cn a short visit to hfs old
For Sale. Two fifty h. p.
boilers and two forty-five h. p.
in good, condition. Ad
Hidalgo Canal Co.
j M-l-12t. Hidalgo, Texas.
I A small jacal in the suburbs o f
Laud Company has been changed Matamoros was burned down last
in today's Herald in accordance night about eight o'clock. It was
with the recent change in the per- occupied by poor family who lost
sonnel ot the company, by which all of their household goods.
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For rent Nice, cool, furnish
Full line of S. Grabffeldeir
g Kentucky Belle, Dunn's Monogram, Cane Spring, Silver &
Brook, and Woodford Co., the Great Sellers
raSgSSST1 n. H. WELLER, Prop. 3,
L W. Harper Rye
"On Every Tongue."
Scientifically distilled; naturally aged; absolutely cure. '
Sofd by T. CRLXELL & BRO.
J.,Austin Strange of Waco, Texas,
became president and Joe T. Bon
ner secretary. S. D. Hanua still
continues as manager of the com -pany.
On account of the 5th of May festiv
ities, the National Lines of Mexico of
fer a rate of one and one-third fare,
round trip, from Mexico and to all
" nnon ?l i-'if Piotq rip- Allpnrlp in
Prices $5 to $25. Call and inspect . . . ,
,. . , r Matamoros tonight,
my line of ornaments for fancy
cakes, before ordering elsewhere. The Staff of Life, Good Clean
Clay's Bakery. Phone 97. : Bread' p,es and aU kinds of fancy
cakes to your order; to be had only
ed front room. Elizabeth street,
with private family. Enquire
Herald office. M. 2-tf.
If you have acreage or town
property that you want to sell at a
reasonable price, list it 'with the
New Brownsville Land Co. and
they will do the rest. m3-2t
The Cinco de Mayo fiestas will
The Junior Christian Endeavor,
an interdenominational missionary
society of young people which was
organized six months ago, enjoyed
very pleasant social gathering
at Clay's Bakery. Phone 97.
A vocal class . has been opened
by Miss Fernande Chartron, form
erly of Paris, France Miss Char
tron is a pupil of Mme. Marchesi's,
Tbursdav afternoon at the Kinder-
earten. Mrs. Perdomo nnd M' and has sung in grand opera
W. C. C. Foster, the superinten- qu5re aL residence of R- H-
I A i c i :4.,- vvauia. :n i-u.
F. W. S
KIs Onude CIty, Tcsm .
WU p-actice in theDUtrict' Coarta of
S.atr, Hidal;.. Zafatp.'aad. '
The public will find an estensive
assortment of Dry Goods, .Shoes,
Hats, Jewelry and Saddles it
prices without competition at
Las Dps Naciones,
M. SAHUAL.LA (Si, COMPANY
Front of Market.
d; b. chapin
by Mrs. A. E. Burnett, were the
hostesses of the occasion. Games of
A liberal reward will be paid for
various kinds entertained the chil-.tuuuu" wuicu w
dren, and refreshments were served ' taken from the Passeneer train at
the return of a fine,
Just received at Mrs. Bollack's
store, a beautiful line of ladies'
trimmed pattern hats. a 13-t.
RooJis for rent Lage, cool,
newly furnished. Asked at Her
ald office. i M 2-tf.
Try the Baths at the Interna
tional Steam Laundry, newly fit
ted and everything clean and neat.
Both gentleman and ladies accom
modated. a 22-tf.
the St. L-, B. M. deoot in Browns
ville Wednesday night, or for in
formation leading to its recovery.
Call at Herald office.
That Beautiful Gloss
comes iron: the var.iish in Devoe's
Varnish Floor Paint; costs 5 cents
more a quart though. Sold by
Frontibr Lumber Co.
Paint Your Buegy for 75p.
to $1.00 with Devoes Gloss Car
riage Paint. It weighs 3 to 8 ozs.
: a :n ore,to the Rinttiian others, wears
UV.UI3IUU uaiu will, rtMJ ; " .
. - . Vfy iut bll.-"ul a '-4aw;w8rJp. Sold, ty f . I
5 o'clock this .evesing.andiwill . ' ' xf J$i6?rcm&' LlWM. Cf
Botica del Leon i
....You Want the Best
Your Physician aims to put all his knowledge, fcxpen
ence zii skill into the prescription he writes. It is an order
for a combination of remedies which your case requires. He
cannot rely on the result unless the ingredients are properV
Be fair to your doctor and to yourself by bringing your
' prescriptions here. They'll be compounded only by registered
pharmacists, who are aided by the largest stock of drues in this
part ot the state. Everything of the finest duality that money can
buy or experience can select.
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and BILLIARD PARLOR :
finest Rifles, &(jaors, Qijars
SOLE oGENT SAN c-ANTONIO XXX BEER
Brokerage and Comisskft
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