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BROWNSVILLE- TEXAS WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1907. SINGLE COPIES, 5 CENTS VOL. XVI. NO, 6 BROWNSVILLE Hfpai si i4 47 J A i The Righfc Hardwereffor the Rio Grande Valley at FIGHTING THE THE ALAMO BEEF TRUST IN COURT E H. Caldwell's, We will give yot the best. that, moaey can buy in THE BIRDSELL WAGON Avery Plows. Wanet Jr. Cultivators. Send us your orders for these and other supplies for Engines, Water Supplies &. Heavy Machinery. We have the goods. The prices are right.. The goods are delivered. We Solicit. Your Business. E. H. CALD WELL Corpus Christi, Texas Cattle Dealers Pleased With the Judge Kittretl Grants Temporary m Results. Injunction. Packers Buy Cows for First Time In Two Restraining Miss Adina de Zavala and Months Without Being Subject to Others -from Interfering With the Post Mortem Inspection for Management of the Aiamo Possible Disease. Property. rsW.r,rarirtara&?lD?3D?3t?) CQiaai t?30?Jl OVER MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK X3 8 XJ 8 East St. Louis, 111., July 9. For the first time iu nearly two months buyers for packing houses bought cows at the National Stock Yards yesterday without asking that the transaction be made subject to a post mortem inspection. When buyers saw a cow in a lot that they did not want the animal was cut out aud sold separately. There were enough outside buyers for "canners" so that the commis sion men and packers' buyers did not have to argue over this class Commission men are elated but are cautioning shippers against over stocking the market as the packers bought without promising to con tinue. Representing Lands From Corpus Christi to the Rio Grande MANUFACTURERS' dREAT REDUCTION A chance for Slim People to buy their Pants for $2.50 a pair, which are actually Worth $3.00 to $5.00 & Take Your Choice -at $2.50 J R.O' Combe Building.... Elizabeth Street....Brownsville Si Omaha, Neb., July 9. There was a meeting yesteraay 01 me commission men aud packing house managers to consider the proposi tion of postmorten examination, which ended without an agreement being reached. The packers sub mitted the proposition to buy fe male cattle with the understanding that dairy cows and canners should be subject to the postmorten and range "cows and heifers were to be accepted without question. One prominent commission man declared that Omaha would stand pat with Chicago and insist on hav ing an oDen market. He said that the commission men would stand oa their rights also to sell to in dependent packers and small butch ers without discrimination. For the packers R. C. Howe, manager for Armour & Co., said he believ ed the matter would be settled on the same basis that was reached at St. Joseph, Kansas City, St. Louis and Sioux City. He says the com mission men and packers are get ting closer together on the proposi tion and expects the matter will be straightened out satisfactorily to both sides. Several of the commission men, however, say that the only way to straighten it out will be for the packers to come to their terms Houston, Tex.. July 9. On "a petition filed yesterday by women styled in the petition as the execu tive committee, Daughters of the Republic, Judge Kittrell of the Sixty-first District Court granted a temporary injunction, conditioned on plaintiffs giving bond in the sum of $250. and set the case down for final hearing on Satur day, July 13, at 9 a. m. The de fendants aeainst whoui the tem porary injunction operates are Miss Adina De Zavala, Mrs. Willard Simpson and Miss Nellie Lytle -of San Antonio, Mrs Wharton Bates, Mrs. Briscoe, Miss Annie Hume, Mrs. A. B. Looscan and Mrs. Lucy Sherman Craig of Houston, Mrs. Sue Sherman Lecond of Galveston, Mrs. L. De L. Tuttle of La Grange: Mrs. W. J. Redding of Goliad, Mrs. Alminta T Ahnpv nf T.amnasas and Mrs W. C. Craddock of Terrell. The injunction sought on final hearing and which has been tem- nrir-jrilv orrnnrerl is Wanted to f"" -'J o restrain the defendants from in any manner pretending or claiming to he the officers, members of the executive commitee, attorneys, agents or employes of the plaintiffs from in any manner interfering with the management, control and custody of the Alamo property, and the renting of same, and the collections of rents therefor by Little drcps of water. Little trains cCs&nC cTtfske the farmer wealthy On tie Rjio Grande. San Benito Land & Water Go. A GOING CONCERN. Twenty Miles of Canal completed. cAny quantity of Land you want from a Town Lfflt to a thousand acres. WE cARE ON THE JMAIN LINE tf St. L. B. C& CM. At SAN BENITO, formerly BESSIE. - ' OFFICERS: BAlba Heywood. Pres.. W. H, Steccer. Vice Pres. and Gen. Manager. E. F. Rowson. Treasurer: Sam Robertson. Secretary. DIRECTORS: Alba Heywood. O.W. Heywood. W. Scott Heywood. WjH.StenEer. Sam Robertson. E. F. Rowson. R. L. Batts. Before yon buy an acre, see E. F. Rowson & Co., AGENTS FOB San Benito Lands and Town Lots, Also Large Tracts for Investment Cheap Lindsev. oleman AGENTS FOR. an Benito Land and Water Company For Sale, Sugar Cane Land, Tropical Fruit Land, Vegetable Lands in blocks of 20 to 160 acres, ON LARGEST IRRIGATION CANAL In the Brownsville District and near Railroad. and legally qualified officers; from HEAVY FINE in any manner interfering witn tne ,n TnrT adi p funds of plaintiff and from interfer- " J r lvunuLi- ine with the duly elected and legally qualified officers of plaintiff Standard Oil Company May Saf in drawing checks upon said fund and in any manner otherwise per forming their proper duties; ironi por witnnoiding iirom piainim iuc a custody of all relics belonging to plaintiff; from interfering with the officers and members of the execu tive committee of plaintiff in the fcr Monetary Loss the Violation of the Law in Number of Instances and May Be Called Upon to Pay $28,000,000. "Texas Beer for Texas People." No better beer is produced ia the whole United States, ttaa I ALAMO t; BUTTLED BEES. I l.f -You only- nave to try a bottle to know it. Brand tod Bottled by Lone Star Brewing Co., San Ant of !o. Texas. The Great Bigness of Texas Texas is the biggest state in the union don't talk back to me: I know. The upper part of the Pan handle is nearer Chicago than it is to Galveston. Texas is as wide as the distance from Chicago to Bos ton, or from St. I,ouis to New York, City. That is to say, that from Texarkana to EI Paso it is 1100 miles. Texas has .3,000,000 folks, 10,000,000 cattle, 12,000,000 sheen and 3.000.000 horses. One horse, you see, for every man, wo man, and child in the state. Peu pie who have not seen the South west during the past five years can not by any, description, realize its progress-' What is' known as "the Santa Fe country" can feed the world. Six1 years . ago you could buy in Texas' 1000 sheep .for: $1,000. Now 1000 sheep will cost you 18000. The real crop in Texas, however, is not. wool, but cotton The cotton crop in Texas for the year 1906 was worth., oyer $200, 000,000 cold cash. They raise a bale of cotton on an acre, and a bale of cotton is worth $60. Texas has the second most im portant shipping port in America, and if things continue going as they have for the past five years, in ten years more the shipments from Gal veston will exceed in value the combined exports . of Boston and TCmv York. Elbert Hubbard in ritory, and its income was propo tionately very large though it has no such capitalization, its value probably being covered in the total of the Standard capitalization. Recent developments in the Tex as State courts, also in the Mis souri case and now in the Federal' courts, have caused much light to-. be thrown on the operations, hold ings, methods and profits of the great oil combination in the United -States and its subsidiary concerns.- iThere was a dissolution and reor ganization effected in Texas not- so very long ago, but it cannot be acomplished again, and it remains-- to be seen whether the Standard Oil interests con circumvent the Federal Judge in Chicago if he imposes heavy penalties and they; are affirmed. Wish The Herald Prosperity; Drucc licnntrlipt; nrf to the effect lawful management of the affairs tjjat Federal Judge Landis at Chi- r . . -cr e -2 .1., A..At . ... ' . - a d oi piainun; irom using iuc man" cago nas it witnin nis power to uuc name of plaintiff to designate any tjje standard Oil Company $28, other organizations. 000,000 for its many alleged viola- The suit is styled the Daughters tions of law, and interest in what of the Republic of Texas vs. Miss sum of penalties he will name is Adina De Zavala et al., and is manifested here because of the broueht bv Mrs. Marv B. Urwitz, large judgment given against the Mrs. J. J. McKeever'Jr., Mrs. Cor- Waters-Pierce Oil Company, says nelia B. Stone, Mrs. Chas. H. the Austin correspondent of the Milbv. Mrs. Walter Gresham, Miss Express. The Brownsville Heraid was Emma K. Burjeson, Mrs. M. The testimony ot btandatd un Jfifteen years old July 3, last. Jesse Wheeler, Mrs. Joseph B. Dibrell officials filed in the Waters-Pierce j q . weeier has bee'n proprietor o and Mrs. Cone Johnson, who are case in tne torm or aeposuiuna 0f tie DaDer over since it was styled in the petition as the execu- taken in New "York gave the exact tive committee of the Daughters amount of stock the Standard Oil . - ' ' . . . t-r of the Republic of Texas. owns in tne vaxers-nerce, ueiuK The property is valued at $200,t a comfortable majority thereot. 000, estimated from a commercial I This lends further interest and the stnhdnoint. but it is comnuted ti e amount rof penalties to be fixed by priceless from a historical and sen: judge Jndis is being looked for- timental standpoint. In addition ward to m legal and btate tiousc to this property the petition re- circles. cites that plaintiff has on hand in As a preliminary to determining than 1000. the amount to be assessed against the Standard for its' misdeeds Juoge Landis had an array of prom inent Standard Oil officials before his court Saturday, including John D.: and William Rockefeller, also 'Messrs. Archbold, Pratt and others high in the organization. They were questioned as to the profits and methods of the Standard, -but were rather uncertain and forget ful of the past. The same condition Sir William Preece, next to Lord Kelvin' England greatest scientist-. has invented a wireless telephone! by which he says he can hear the noises of the tremendous storms that continually sweep the sun, 93,000.000 miles away from the earth. Sir William's phone is in an isolated place in the country, where no othe.r sounds interfere. Scientist Preece is oresident of the British! Institution of Civil Engineers- Paint Your Busgy for 75c. to $1.00 with Devoe's Gloss Car- D!n 7t--TTieVic "X to n?. llrtKC idMH. o w niore to the pint than oiher?, wears J, made a prom oi wper cent on a lo-.er and gives, a :!oss equal to I capitalization of $100,000,000. Tee prevailed here once or twice dup ing the Waters-Pierce trial. Mr. Rockefeller Sr. did say thai for three years, and that was all he recollected, that the Standard ' FkONTIHR 5 UMBER Co? Waters-Pierce did well for the group in this Southwestern ter- founded, and to his efforts and abilities is its success ' due. Thb HERALDhas consistently Wo'rkediox the upbuilding of "BrownsviHe-ancJ has always been found leading the van in the fight for improvements. As Mr. Wheeler "'says in the edi torial announcement of the paperls birthday: "The ' enterprise of the Herald 'in securing ' reliable data on subjects of 'vital interest to the people of the Brownsville country and the multitude of special articles written for the purpose of develop ing the country, has made thfc Herald one of the most widely quoted papers in tne State. Not withestanding the amount of time and space devoted to the Browns ville country, the Herald has never neglected the interests of its home city, and as a result is strongly entrenched in the hearts of the people." May the next fifteen years be doubly prosperous for the Herald. San Antonio Daily Express. Dr. J. W. David of Corsicaua, who is interested inland "at Santa. Maria,' arrived last night. the Philistine.