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4 Our Aim in Business We Solicit the Patronage of All ESTABLISHED 189! 4 WE DESIRE 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. 0 Capital $100,000 Surplus, $30,000 THE FIRST NATIONAL is pre-eminently the Bank of the Frontier. Its stockholders belong here. Its interests are thosejf 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, st Vice Pres. W. M. Ratcliffe, 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. L. Dworman Robert Dalzell Wm. Kelly C. P. Barreda W. M. Ratcliffe W. F. Sprague E. C. Forto A. Cueto. kUR 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. LLANO GRANDE LANDS FOR SALE BY Hallam Colonization Company 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 r .-cy Groceries W. H.CUr. Pres. E McDirltt. Vlce-P. i'.H JIcDitM Mrr WHITE ELEPHANT SALOON V. L. CRIXELL. Proprietor. First-class Liquors, Wines, Cigars. Polite Attention. Market Square Brownsville. Texas Noah Allen Ass't V. 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. Posboffice Building Up SLturs Brownsville, Texas Meals Mexican Style Rooms and Meals $1.25 a day U. S. Cy. Francisco Gonzalez, Mgr. Matamoros. Mex. 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 Rio 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, nr BR., Webb co 2.75 per acre 30,000 acres, one of finest ranches in Kerr county, highly improved 3.50 per acre 4 0,000 acres on R. Grande, magnificent ranch 3.50 per acre 3 860 acres, partly irriga ted, on Llano river.fine 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 1 land 6.00 per acre 30' 000 acres Dimmitt and LaSalle counties, near Woodward land 7.00 per acre 21,500 acresnear Encinal, magnificent land 6.50 per acre 30,000 acres open black sandy, well improved, artesian water, Mc- , Mullen county 6.50 per acre 4,200 acres Nueces 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, 9S per cent nm-irnlrrifnl 10.00 oer acre r i 47,000 acres Nueces co., black, ana cnocoiate loam, railroad 10.00 per acre THE ADAMS-KIRKPATRICK CO. HICKS RLDG SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 'Has 2)08 ..Baciones i The public will find an extensive j 2 assortment of Dry Goods, Shoes, 3 Hats, Jewelry and Saddles at (p j prices without competition at I Las Dos Naciones, S M SAHUALLA 2b COMPANY Jl Front, of Market. i -51 I tTTTTTT t T HI Rishmann &Cook .;.,PLUMBERS.... Installation of Gasoline Engines anil Pumps a Specialty. Meal tickets at the Metropolitan Restaurant 21 lueals for $4.00. For sale Seven-room cottage on 3t. Charles street. Apply at Herald office. We are out for your trade, so get our prices before buying else where. Brownsville, Hatdware Co. COMING Car load of all kinds Some peculiar incidents occur during the still hours of the night, when most good people are asleep, except those who are night work ers. The other night, the inspector of immigration on duty at the fer ry was startled by the sudden ap pearance of a young man with a washbowl in his hands. Where the man had sprung from was a mys tery to the inspector, he seemed to have been hurled out of a trap door from the bowels of the earth. The mysterious stranger ejaculat- of agricultural Imolements. Let us quote you prices. Brownsville ! e iu dngry tones as soon as Hardware Co. FOR SALE Blacksmith shop, with all tools. Best outfit in town. Apply to Victor Egly, corner of Jefferson and 13th sts. al5tf Remember that when you buy a stove from the Brownsville Hard ware Co. we will send a compe tent man to put it up in your house. There is every indication that game birds will be plentiful during the coming season. Quail are thick hereabouts and they promise to afford great sport this winter. spotted the immigration officer: I can't find the hydrant; I can't find the hydrant." The officer was so startled by the apparition, that he humbly-enquired: "What do you mean by hydrant?" That answer brought forth from the holder of the washbowl a look of contempt for our city that must have .caused many a horrible nightmare to some of our citizens. He was then di rected to the river and he filled his bowl with the yellow fluid and j disappeared in the direction of the city cursing a city without water works and the water because it Lon. C. Hill's Harlingen Irrigated Lands Hallam Colonization Company For Falk At San Benito 38 j was muddy, acres of cleared land 1-2 mile from ; After suffering for several days depot at $125 per acre. This land ' from a severe attack of appendicitis, has a good well on it. 40 acres of ' Fulgencio Buitureira, son of Daniel land 1-4 mile from Boulevard and . Buitureira, died about noon today, one mile from depot here. $105 An operation was performed upon per acre all cleared land. i ujm yesterday to try and relieve tf. W. O. Coleman. tne sufferer, but owing to the ad- The Fidelity Land Company of vanced state of the disease the Kansas City brought their tourist operation failed to save his life, car "Fidelity" to Brownsville last 1 Crixell Brothers have just re night. There were 14 homeseekers ' ceiVed a carload of extra fine Cali on board. The tourists have been foniia tabJe claret. Orders sent shown lands in the rice growing jn by telephone will receive prompt section of the state principally. attentior, and immediate delivery They will leave here tomorrow in any part of the tity. A fun morning. ijne Gf imported liquors always Crixell Bros, have just imported carried in stock. 8-21-tf. a big shipment of foreign liquors, j fhe mayor, Dr. Combe, has not As these are- the very choicest rfcCeived any further word from goods to be obtained, it is certain City Attorney Kibbe about the there will be a good demand for boud isiUe. It ;s presumed that them. If you are wanting choice everything is going along smoothly goods, and that you would not be jn connection with the printing and ashamed to invite the president to advertising of the bonds for sale, partake of, get your order in right: . doubt about the :n u away ur yuu wm uisappu.... Brownsvj,e When the We guarantee the goods to be just . pr.cd )aI m tfae as we represent them. Free dehv-, school Mjnday afteriI00fI he found prv tn anv narf nt tne cirv. ' - j x Crixell 1k6s We have secured the f. d and ord of aGV fonJier year sale stable business on the river . A number of pas,engers were front near the Garrison, lormerly n. t tt trn:.- ' conuucLeu uy n -....-.. Tk ficata ;U jXatauioros is provin will continue a. wvery, 'eea a quite a draving card. Stahlp rind transfer husmess : , j r 'mn! Owing to the fact that there was at that stand for the piesent.- We1 . b ... I : . o business for its consideration, expect soon to move into nore' - r ,. , . , the citv council did not hold a ses- ' Soecial attention will be given to S1" last n,cht- " boarding horses, and we guarantee' ' Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. plenty of good feed and proper at- Pieret. in this citv, Saturday, tention. - The patronage of the Sept 7. a daughter people- of Cameron and Hidalgo A number of excursionists will Counties is respectfully solicited. arrive in Mtamoros for the bull Mason Transfer Co. figh' -'ext Sunday. "On Every Tongue.' Scientifically distilled; naturally aged; absolutely pure. Best and safest for all uses. L. Sold by T. CRIXELL & BR0, w ELLER'S S ALOON Faail Hee of S, OraMelder Co's Famouis Wlhlskaes Kentucky Belle, Dunn's Monogram, Cane Spring, Silver Brook, and Woodford Co., the Great Sellers CHINESE RESTAURANT IN CONNECTION H. H. WELLER, Prop. I thnt nitnil'; hud ptirnllert. This i is a he Tithv- advance over the rec- When his honor the mayor turn ed on the limelight in his court this morning, he found one victim of old tanglefoot. The prisoner had imbibed too freely and had used language of a bad character on the public streets; and had also expressed himself pretty freely about Brownsville's finest. Zefer ino Lopez was the name of the once valiant fireeater. Last night Zeferino said he could blot out of existence the whole forcej in fact his hot r.ir attracted the attentio"n of an officer, aud when Zef refused to be a good boy, he jagged him without an effort. Zef was sorry this morning, and when his honor turned loose the floods of justice he diluted it with a liberal supply of mercy. Zeferino Lopez was fined only $2 and costs. Word was received here this aft ernoon of the death of Mr. Snider, a brother in law of Mr. Sam Rob ertson at San Benito. Undertaker Hinkley will bring the body to Brownsville tomorrow morning for interment in the cemetery. L. K. Hallam took a party of homeseekers to the train in his automobile this morning. There were thirty barrels of fish shipped from here today by Cobo lnu. The river has not fallen any since the rise Sunday. ARE YOU FA I r 5TS We recommend summer planttng of Citrus, budded on sour roots for alluvial soils, also 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 for information and quotations. GRIFFING'S . SemiTr6pic Nurseries " - W. C GRIFHNQ XLvuztr. Rdymondville, Texas. Then you certainly have not usecF "ANTI-C0RPU" "ANTI-CORPU" is a harmless remedy and e is sold under a positive guarantee t red uc PAT or money back, days 30 treatbotjln-nn ittl 3 "Arm-coRPU" iw&ce this STivlled stm- cfi nd mh Superfluous 1 t-ai, ana tarns tt IrJo Bones. musclenrj brain tiuues. FAT is not only vg!y tatdjmgefess ApODluy. are oreat friends of Fat ' ANT.'-CORPU" removes fat atlte ! rateofJ toSpoonds axvxek. Nostar- 1 Nation diet, no ezerdsenecessart. Pitas-1 E anttotaxeanaaosolatcly harmless. Cores Gout and Rbeumstua. $1.00 per bottle. ANTI-CORPtT is not a stomach-wreckinff dat or patent medicine. It is made absolutely out of vegetable matter only and is perfectly harmless. It is made in the shape of a triturate and is pleasant and easy to take. Jt is endorsed by physicians and scientists all over the United States as the only sure and safe Anti-Fat remedy. "ANTI-CORFU" reduces double chin, fat hip and flabby cheeks. Makes dull complexion clear and healthy, and the skin close-fitting and free from wrinkles. FAT people reduced by ANTT-CORPU do n become fat again. SOLD UNDER A GUARANTEE. " ANTI-CORFU" in guaranteed to be absolutely harmless and to reduce-fatfrom3to5poundsa week or MONEY BACK. 'We are a corporation and perfectly responsible. , Price $1 per bottle. Ask your druggist for iu but take nothing else "just as good." or we will mail it to, you (postage prepaid? on receipt of price. y We will send a sample bottle on re- ffl 16B ceiPtof 10 cents to pay for postage a and tacking, if you will mention that yon saw the Ad. in this paper. The sample alone may be sufficient to reduce you to the weightdesired. ESTHETIC CHEMICAL CO., Desk 2; 511 Sixth Ave. New York. N.Y For Sale. . Full blooded Berkshire Hogs. Apply to W.-V- Kenedy, Rav- mondville; Texas. Jy 29-tf .