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WE DESIRB 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 1891 Capita! $100,000 Surplus, $30,000 THE FIRST NATIONAL is pre-eminently the Bank of the Frontier. Its stockholders belong here. Its interests are thoseftof 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 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. Ratcfiffe, 2d Vice Pres. A. Ashheim, Cashier James B. Wells, Attorney A. Ashheim M. Alonso James A. Browne M. H. Cross James B. Wells DIRECTORS: John Closner S. h. Dworman Robert Dalzell Wm. Kelly C. P. Barreda W. M. Ratcliffe W. F. Spragne E. C. Forto A. Cueto. !r We Solicit the Patronage of All UR 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. Our 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 thing we hane to offer, and upon this basis your accouut is solicited. ii 11 ' 11 i LLANO GRANDE LANDS FOR SALE BY Hallam Colonization Company ".Jit vSJflaaa&3jygigl Raspberry Jam is only one of the many kinds of BEECH-NUTS CONSERVES that we sell. The list includes all of the best fruits (and Peanut butter). Each is made from selected fruit and granulat ed sugar nothing else no preservative needed when packed in the famous Beech-Nut vacuum glass jars. The Beech-Nut method of making, retains the delicious flavor of the fruit, and makes them superior in many ways to the imported article. We recommend them to you. BROWNSVILLE GROCERY CO. Staple and Fancy Groceries W. HXUy. Pro. E. McDiyIM. Vlce-P. KJIJKcDitIU Mrr WHITE ELEPHANT SALOON V. L. C8IXELL. Prorrietor. First-class Liquors, Wines, Cigars. Polite Attention. Market Square BrowosrUie, Texas TEXAS LAND Homes for a million Do 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 Bio Grande river. Brewster county 2.00 per acre S.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, nrRR., Webb co t-io per acre 30,000 acres, one of finest 1 ranches in Kerr county, highly improved 3.50 per acre 40,000 acres onR. Grande, mapnificent ranch 3.50 per acre 3 860 acres, partly irriga ted, on .Llano nver.une improvements 5.00 per acre 2,214 acres on Nueces river, McMullen co . . . 5.00 per acre 10,000 acres on Leona river, agricultural, open land 6.00 ner acre 30' 000 acres Dimmitt and T.!!ni rnuntif";. near Woodward land 7.00 per acre 21,500 acresnear Encinal, magnificent land 6.50 iper acre 30,000 acres open Diacic sandy, well improved, nrtpsinn water. Mc Mullen county 6.50 per acre t,zw acres ixuetcs val ley, near Cotulla 7.50 per acre 16,000 acres black, good farm land, 12 miies of 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, 98 per cent am-icult&ral 10.00 per acre 47,000 acres Nueces co., black and.' chocolate loam, railroad 10.00 per acre THE ADAMS-KIRKPATRICK CO. HICKS BLD0 SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS As't U. S- Attorney Attorney and Counsellor at Law j Will do a general prac- tice in all Federal and State Courts. Special attention given to Land Titles. Postoffice Building Up Stairs ' Brownsville, Texas IK ' v. . i i I 1 PI C J-.. I . KOOms ana meais a uay U. S. Cy. t 1 Xas 2ds ...maciones The public will find an extensive assortment of Dry Goods, Shoes, Hats. Jewelrv and Saddles it T.4vs tritlintit romnetition at Los Dos Naciones, k cAUtllM A . TOMPANY Front, of Market. i LOCAL ITEMS City Council meets tonight at 8 o'clock. Meal tickets at the Metropolitan Restaurant 21 meals for $4.00. Brownsville Gun Club held a practice shoot Saturday afternoon. For sale Seven-room cottage on at. Charles street. Apply at Herald office. Today is the Jewish New Year, and the stores in Brownsville own ed by Hebrews are closed. TyOST Gold fraternity pin. Notify Box 84, Brownsville Texas for reward. C. DeCoster, Jr. 9 7 2t. We are out for your trade, so get our prices before buying else where. Brownsville, Hatdware Co. On the train this morning were , family he will make his home here, The officials at the immigration office have been notified from! Washington that the service uni form has been - changed. Here after when an immigration inspec tor orders a new uniform it will be made of cloth of an olive-drab color, and the cap will be of the same material- The inspectors are not required to discard the blue or white uniforms at present in use, but when new ones have to be purchased, the change will be made. A few months ago The Herald reported that H. McGill had pur chased 200 acres of land in the valley and that he would return to make his home here. He is now here superintending the plowing of his laud, but he has not yet closed his business interests at Bessemer, Ala. As soon as it is possible for him to bring away his a tew laborers who are going up the country looking for employment. COMING Car load of all'kinds The fiesta in Matamoros opened Saturday evening. The band of the Second Cavalry played a num ber of fine selections at AUendra of agricultural Implements. Let us j Plaza, which were appreciated by a large number of people. The usual attractions are on the plaza, such as merry go-round, ice cream stands, restaurant and games of quote you prices. Brownsville Hardware. Co. FOR SALE Blacksmith shop, with all tools. Best outfit in town. Harper Rye "On Every Tongue." Scientifically distilled; naturally aged; absolutely pure. Best and safest for all uses. Sold by T. CRIXELL & BR0. 8 w ALOON 8 ....PLUMBERS... j, vJ. vj . Francisco Gonzalez, Mgr. I Installation of Gasoline Engines and Pumps Matataoros. Mex. I a Specialty. Lon. C. Hill's Harlingen irrigated Lands i; Hallam Colonization Company Apply to Victor Egly, corner of ; chance. Jefferson and 13th sts. al5tf Several hundred persons went Remember that when you buy a j from Brownsville yesterday to the stove from the Brownsville Hard-' fiesta at Matamoros. The plaza ware Co. we will send a compe- was filled with merrymakers, spec- tent man to put it up in your tators and music lovers. The con- house. : certs to be given every night will A really good shower of rain . attract lots of Americans, who would be a great blessing, as it ! nave a tasie ror reauy goou music, would give us relief from the C. Patt, of Charlevoix, Michigan, clouds of dust that envelope the who is in this valley looking for town at times. ; a suitable piece of land for a Crixell Brothers have just re-' hom is in the city today. Mr ceived a carload of extra fine Cali- j PatMias been staying at Riymond fornia table Claret. Orders sent ' '"lle fora short lirae whi,e lookJn& in by telephone wil receive prompt over tbe Prospects in that section, attention, and immediate delivery; Charles M. Cooper, William in any part of the city. A full Pickren, Ray Bunch, E. C. Shire line of imported liquors always man, Charles F. Boyer, of Indian carried in stock. 8-21-tf. japolis, Ind.,. arrived her Saturday On accouut of the 16th of Sept. ; night. They are looking over the festivities the National Railroad ' Brownville country with a view to will issue" excursion tickets between finding suitable locations. Matamoros and Mexico City at $25 i The train arriving over the Gulf gold for the round trip. Dates of , Coast Road Saturday night brought sale: The 11th., 12thand 13th. hi a number of prospectors who good for returning thirteen days tare now being shown over the real from date of issue. 9 6-7 9 ' estate on the market at nearby We have secured the feed and ' pamU. sale stable business on the river I The Brownsville Hardware Corn front near the Garrison, formerly pany's phone number is 141. conducted by Harry Wallis. and D nt be afraid to use it when you will continue a Livery, Feed and ' want anything in the hardware Sale Stable, and transfer business line. at that stand for thepiesent. We T'lt; river began to rise Satur expect soon to move into more dav night, and it is now about commodious and better quarters, three eet higher than for the past .Special attention will be given to . few vvetks boarding horses, and we guarantee' plenty of good feed and proper at tention. The .natronaffe of the people of Cameron and Hidalgo Wnshingtpn, has just completed Counties is respectfully solicited. fifty- .ears of continuous service in Mason Transfer Co. the employ of the government. Fiall Mee of S, Qrabffelder & Co's Famoims Wfaaskaes Kentucky Belle, Dunn's Monogram, Cane Spring, Silver i Brook, and Woodford Co., the Great Sellers j. TST H. H. WELLER, Prop. 3, W4 Rimolph Ulnier, a clerk in the office of the adjutant general at e -,hbin&u"yl II DO"" ARE YOU I FAT? Then you certainly have not used- "ANTI-C0RPU" "ANTI-CORPU" is a harmless ptmedy and e is sold under a positive guarantee t red nc FAT or money back, days 30 treatbo tlltrnn ittl 3 U.S. UPHOLSTERY CO. JEFFERSON STREET & POST WALL P. 0. Box 116 Br vruville, Texa MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS TCNHD AND REPAIRED Piano Action Work a Specialty. Keeps on hand piano Strings and felts. GEORGE KRAUS5E. Residence on Levee St. "ANTI-CORPU" redaca this svxHed start. ich xnd cal'j Superfluous1! hat. ir.i tamslt Into Dones. muscle jnd brain tissues. ' FAT is not paly og!y Mdjngmos AsopUr, Jtfe arezt friends ofFtt ' f' ANT l-CORPU" rtrr.oves fit arffie r ttltofS toScoands nvxck. Nositr- Itition diet, noezcKtscntasstrt. Puis-1 i mntta Uue ni tisolateiy hzrwess. Carts Qout and Rbeumstuo. $1.00 ptr bottle. Griffing's Trees. We recommend summer planttng of Citrus, budded on sour roots for alluvial soils, aloO Palms. Orders for Semi-Tropic Plants and Fruit Trees for fall delivery should be placed early to secure varieties and grades. Write us your wants Tor information and quotations. GRIFFING SemiTropic Nurseries W. C ORIFFISQ MiMztr, Raymoridville, Texas, ANTI-CORPU is not a store ach-wreckine drr or patent medicine. It is made absolutely out of vegetable matteronly and is perfectly harmless. It is made in the shape of a triturate and is pleasant and easy to take. It is endorsed by physicians and scientists ail over me umiea States as the only sure and safe Anti-Fat remedy. I "ANTI-CORPO" reduces double chin, fat hip I and flabby cheeks. Makes dull complexion clear ' and healthy, and the skin dose-fittinc and free from wrinkles. i FAT people reduced by ANTI-CORPU do n become fat asain. SOLD UNDER A GUARANTEE. " ANTI-CORPU" is guaranteed to be absolute! harmless and to reduce fat from 3 to 5 pounds a i week or MONEY BACK. We are a corporation and perfectly responsible. Price Jl per bottle. Ask your druecist for iU but take nothing else "just as good." or we will mail it to you (postage prepaid) on receipt of price. TVe will send a sample bottle on re H j? ceiptof 10 cents to pay for postage and packing, if you will mention that you saw the Ad. in this paper. The sample alone may be sufficient to reduce you to the weight desired. ESTHETIC CHEMICAL CO., D. B. CHAPIN ATTORNEYS LAW HIDALGO, TEXAS Desk 2: 511 Sixth Ave. New York. N.Y For Sale. Full blooded Berkshire' Hogs. Apply to W. V- Kenedy, mondville, Texas. Rav- Jy 29-tf.