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The Brownsville Herald.
QFF 3CIAI. COUNTY AND CITY JOURNAL Jesse O. Wheeler, Proprietor. Consolidated in 18S3 with the Daily Cos- raocolitan which was published in Brownsville, for sixteen years. entered at the Postoffice. Brownsville. as second-class matter. Texas TUESDAY. AUGUST 13. 1907 THE LEVEE QUESTION. The Mayor of Brownsville, Dr. Combe, received a letter from President . Miller of the St. Louis, Brownsville & Mexico Railroad yesterday calling attention to the alleged intention of the county commissioners of Hidalgo county erect levees along the whole length of the Rio Grande in Hi dalgo County. To the council it -appeared to a be a matter affect ing the whole of Cameron county, therefore a committee was appoint ed to lay the matter before the Commissioners' Court of Cameron onnty which is now in session. The Herald is in doubt jcJ to whether the commissioners & Hi IaIeo county can legally usaits funds for the erection of the po posed levees, and, even if it coul doubts the wisdom of V sucn a Espiuosa Srita. Juanita P., Hamil ton Mrs. Edith, Harville Miss Maine, Longoria Sra. Juana, Mo ran Srita. Beatriz 2, -Maxwell Clara, Maracin Srita. Dolores, Mi- reles Julia, Olwell Miss Anna Short Sra. Guadalupe, Stewart Miss Tobittia, Turnwall Mrs. E J., Torres Sra. Guadalupe, Vos- helle Mrs. Lupe, Vasquez Sra Margarita. Gentlemen. Barry Hubert, Brand Joe H., Bryant J. S. 2, Callahan D. F. Castillo Francisco, Catton James, Carmen Senora, Fuentes Rumaldo, Gowling Arthur, Guerra Cosme, Garcia E., Garcia Jose, James Horace H., Martinez Jose, Mc Cain John, Martinez Sostenes, Montes Tomas, Maldonado Tomas F. de, Navarrete Mariano (2), Perez Urusalo, Robinson Amos, Salsona Joseph, Simon L,awrance (2), Lerraa Pablo, Taliaferro Essie, Torres Pablo, Thayes Tom, Vela Celso M., Vasquez Emilio, Wilds Geo. B. Persons calling for the above letters please say advertised. J. B. Sharpe, Postmaster. Sorghum in the Land of , Plenty. W. S. Dougherty who has a ranch in Hidalgo county, planted course,, ine experience or otner three acres in sorghum on the 15th States in the matter of erecting dav of March, savs the Hidaleo levees shows that wnere only one Advance, and is now making the side of the river has been so pro- second cutting from the crop. Just sectedithas buffered most in the three montks from the time of way ot washouts and entailed Diantinp- the sorzhum. he cut 500 LLANO GRANDE LANDS - FOR SALE BY jHallam Colionization Company r COMPETENT PHARMACY ESTABLISHED 18&5 Botica del Leon YOU WANT THE BEST Your Physician aims to put all his knowledge, experi ence and skin 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 proper'v compounded. 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 druss in this part .of the state. Everything of the finest duality that money con buy or experience can select. SUPERFLUOUS HAIR IS NOW CURABLE. Madam Are you afflicted with this disease Are you still using a razor Are you still using a tweezer Then yoa certainly have not used M A J I. Dr. Alexander Grossman, the eminent Hair and Scalp Specialist, has, after 15 years of research and experimenting, discovered an ABSO LUTE remedy for this unsightly disfigurement. enormous expenditures to try and cnaintain the earthworks and many Uimes- with indifferent success. Without . the co-operation of the -Republic of Mexico, a system of levees along the lower Rio Grande on the Texas side only would be almost a .hopeless task with the bales from that three acres, and has row just about finished cut ting the second crop, lhe crop was only irrigated once before it was cut the first time, and after the first cuttine it was irrigated once to make the second crop. The sec ond crop will be fully equal to the -amount of money possible to raise rst fnr tUe nnrnncp Tf Pamprfln . i j, ,- - -L 1 lL Good Job Printing at Herald uuuij udu uuiiiuiKU viiai I Office tbmlding of levees would offer a splendid opening for dumping it, Srat as the amount of money in the treasury is limited it would be saseless to attempt such a large en terprise, especially in view of the tract that the county would suffer She loss of much land from erosion, "the experience of such states as rMississippi is' any criterion. The SlERALD-beHeyes the Commission- ,rs Court; -will do well to let the tsaatter drop- o4.ttorney at Law..... Successor to Powers & Maxan, Powers & Wells, Wells & Rentfro Wells, Rentfro & Hicks, Wells & Hicks, Wells. Stayton & Kleberg UNDOUBTEDLY A VICTORY. 1 auY ano- seu anQ w t - investigate land titles. A complete . aiuraiy, ii. wm pc lmpossiuic abstract c. all Sties of record in Jtoaywhat is the actual result of (Cameron County, -Texas today's election until the polls aose, . which" will be at seven oclock, as ah official report of the 3xte can.,;not be obtained before then. Stil, it may be said that the result is undoubtedly a victory for the waterworks and electric lights, and most . probably a unanimous one. Brownsville truly deserves con gratulations upon such a splendid rictory on the side of progress,' Practice in all state and federal courts, when especially employed Land Litigation practice. and corporation The telegrapn operators are keeping the lines tied up pretty well, but the chances are that they will have to come across before Song. With irrigation enterprises mak ing a perfect network of canals all saver the face of this lower Rio Sraude country, and farmers clear- ang and planting the land as fast as they can get the water, there villi soon not be enough chaparral 3eft in this section for a jack rabbit to hide in. TEXAS LAND Homes for a millionDo you want one? Life may be a struggle for you and yours. Get a new start in Texas. Get on the land. The last cheap fertile farm land in the United States. Take your choice, 14,000 acres on the Rio Grande river, Brewster county $ 2.00 per acre 8,000 acres imp. ranch, Kimble county 2.25 per acre 8,000 acres, valuable ranch, imp., abundant water, Kerr county. ... 2.50 per acre 1,000 acres. Webb co., alternate sections .... 3.00 per acre 17,000 acre ranch, nr ER., Webb co 2.75 per acre 30,0001 cres, one of finest ranches in Kerrtounty, highly improved 3.50 per acre 40,000 acres on R. Grande, magnificent ranch 3.50 per acre 3 860 acres, partly irriga ted, on Llano river, hne improvements 5.00 per acre 2,214 acres on .Nueces riven McMullen jco... . 5.00 per acre 10,000 acres on Ieona river, agricultural, open land -. 6.00 per acre 30'000 acres Dimmitt and LaSalle counties, near Woodward land 7.00 . per acta 21,500acresnear'Encinal, magnificent land 6.50 per acre GUARANTEED To destroy the coarsest growth or your money refunded. And we can prove it. GUARANTEED To be absolutely non-injurious to the most delicate skin. The above is not the result of majic, but of this wonderful discovery named MAJI. This photograph is but ONE of the thousands of cases MAJI has cured. MAJI is endorsed and recommended by the most reputable physicians as the only remedy for PERMANENT removal and destruction of superfluous hair. ine action ot tnis wuJNUiiicJf ul, compound commences immediately on its application to the parts afflicted. MAJI does not burn the hair, thus making it return more coarse and bristly than ever, MAJI goes to the root of the evil it destroys the CAUSE -of the growth. It destroys the factors growth. MAJI cures by destroying the productive Steger 6& Sons, fcory Clark, Krell-French AND OTHER. EXCELLENT BRANDS. Second-hand Pianos taken in Exchange. American and Mexican Music. Vehicles, Buggies, Carriages, Wagons, Phenix Safes Fox Typewriters. odes to Gonzalez On Elizabeth Street, opposite Eaele Drug Store, J. W. LAMB, Manager Brownsville. Texas 1 as I PROMPTNESS q4ND LIBERALITY SjiSi 9 ? NATIONAL BANK OF BROWNSVILLE Capital Stock, $100,000.00 U. S. Government Depository MAJI Acts Quickly and Permanently. favorable to its conditions that cause this disease If you want to be CURED, if you want to dispense with the razor. if you want to discard the heavy veil you are compelled to wear to con ceal this humiliating, unsightly blemish, get a bottle of MAJI now-at once. If your druggist does not keep it send si. 00 to us direct, and we will mail it to you, postage prepaid, in plain wrapper. Turkish Remedy Company 511 6th Avenue, New York City'- Address Desk 2. Free: Valuable Booklet, "The KeyLo the Problem." SENT ONHEQUEST Constantine Hotel 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. CORPUS CHRISTI,- TEXAS ! Golfo Hotel, At- the Market Place, MATAMOROS, MEXICO. Regular Me. Is. Short Orders. Lodzinsr. Breakfast Dinner Supper 50c Mexican Money. 75c " r 50c Crvic improvement is the order ijsf the day everywhere, and Brownsville must get in line without loss of time. There is Just as much material here to make 30,000 acres open black cb city beautiful as there . is any where. With the water and Sight assured, it will not be a hard taafter to make other improye-ssents. LIST OF LETTERS. The uncalled for letters remain ing in the postoffice of Brownsville, tor the week ending Saturday, August 10, 1907, are as follows: LADIES' list. Aguilar Sra. Cristina 2, Alon zo Srita, Santos,' 'Aguilar Sra. Te resa. G. de, Barron Srita. Henri-f-neta, Dabney Miss Blanche 2, sandyi well improved. artesian water, Mc Mullen county 6.50 per acre 4,200 acres Nueces val ley, near Cotulla .50 per acre 16,000 acres black, good farm land, i mnes ot railroad, Bee county. . 8.00 per acre 22,000 acres chocolate loam, on R. R., 95 per cent agricultural, La Salle county 8.00 per acre 50,000 acres, artesian, highly developed, rail road runs through it. . 8.00 per acre 85,000 acres, R. R. runs through, ss per cent agricultural 10.00 per acre 47,000 acres Nueces co., black arid chocolate loam, railroad.' . ? 10.00 per acre .THc.ADAMS-KIRKPATRlCK CO. HICKS'RLDG - - SAN ANTONIO.'-TEXAS Meals Mexican Style Rooms and Meals $1.25 a day U. S. Cy. Francisco Gonzalez, Mgr. Matamoros. Mex. ' LAND FOR SALE Farms and Ranches Tracts of 40 and 50 acres and upward to suit pur chasers. Situated near Brownsville. Suitable for Truck and Sugarcane, Cot ton, Corn, Etc. Address, BOX BROTHERS, . ISABEL, TEXAS, or pnone with instructions to have message delivered. Office Phone 95 Residence Paons 24 Dr. B. O.'Works Physician and Surgeon Combe Building, Second Floor Rafael Gutierrez Contractor & Builder Brownsville, Texas . Will work by the day, week month or bj Contract. H. J. WALLIS Feed. and Sale Stable. Hoises and Moles for A. GOLDAMMER CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER - Plans and Specifications Fur nished on Short Notice Office Hours Brownsville, Texas 10:30 i.m. to 12 m. A p. q. to S tt m. OFFICERS DIREtiURS E. H. GOODRICH, President lohnMcAllen, Joie Celaya, L T. Pxym JOHN McALLEN, VicePxestdeat Mieuel Fernandez, Jr. J. G. FERNANDEZ, Cahier E. H. Goodrich, O.CSauIer.I.Q.FrBnlj .v.-. - A McGARY, Assistant-Cashier. - 1 1 Ji Jjj 1 B u Jr'.P .LIES BR r-i ox- 11 Our stock of toilet necessities was never more complete than now. The first time you come to our drug store ask to look at tnem. fer- . . not be in "rieed WILLMAN'S the moment, vice you.ftnat Phone40. Mail and Phone Orders we can serve our power to make this the best and most convenient drug aiuic lur yua io iraae witn. DHADMATV haPs will i.t.xivMirxwi -f mvthinr nr ' hnf mn. 3 I a Special messenger service. Sfc X s. m m. a CI WHOLESALE DEALERS IN Dry Goods, Boots Shoes Winchester Arms & Ammunition ; Wholesale and ReLaO Dealers in Lumber, Shingles, Doors, Sash, Binds and Builders Hardware BROWNSVILLE, TEX. MATAMOROS, MEX. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS TUNBD AND REPAIRED Piano Action Work a Specialty. Keeps on hand piano Strings and felts. GEORGE KRAUSSE. Residence on Levee St. We' are prepared to do all kinds of Well and Windmill Work. We also Manufacture Sand Strainers.. .. ISABEL. TEXAS. Griffiag's Trees. We recommend summer planttng of Citrus, budded on sour roots for alluvial soils, aLo Palms. Orders for Semi-Tropic Plants and Fruit Trees for fall delivery should be placed early to secure varieties and i grades. Write us your wants for information and quotations. GRIFFING'S Seimlrbpic Nurseries W. C GRIFRNG MaaiZH. Raymondville, Texas. ....La Concordia.... Mrs. J. S!MO, Proprietresj, Corner Adams and Fifteenth Streets. Mexican Drawn Work of all kind for sale at reasonabk prices. Shirt Waists from $3.50 to $6.00. Full line of Dry Goods and General Merchandise Allen Ass't U. S- Attorney Attorney and Counsellor at Law Will do a general prac tice in all Federal and State Courts. Special attention given to Land Titles. Postoffice Building Up Stairs Brownsville, Texas RESTAURANT AND LODGING LA REINERA, (East of Market House.) Up-to-date Mexican Restaurant. Meals and short orders. Chinese Co- k . Jose I. Garcia t0 Co. The NEW BROWNSVILLE LAND CO. Opposite Willman's Drug Store, Track, Fruit, Sugar and Farm Lands. W-B SELL THE EARTH. CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED. r 0 . : , ..... . ' ' -