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I i .' H OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS ' rrp
II Onr Aim in Business We Solicit thePatronage of All
1 ESTABLISHED 1891
Capital $100,000 Surplus, $30,000 I
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WE DBSIRBto 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
THE FIRST NATIONAL is pre-eminently the Bank of the Frontier. Its
stockholders belong here. Its interests are thoseof 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.
William Kelly, Pres. S. L. Dwon&an, 1st Vice Pres.
W. M. Ratcliffe, 2d Vice Pres. A. Ashheim, Cashier
James B. Wells, Attorney
James A. Browne
M. H. Cross
James B. Wells
C. P. Barredal
W. M. Ratclifie
W. F. Sprague
E. C. Forto
JJR 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
lasis your accouut is solicited.
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LLANO GRANDE LANDS
FOR SALE BY
Hallam Colonization Company
Then you certainly
have not used;
"AUTI-CORPO" is a harmless remedy and e
is sold under a positive suaranteeit red uc FAT
or money baefc.
days 30 treatbotllirnn jttl 3
redscei this sraeUed shcu
rat. tna turns tt uao cones.
muiclc And brain tlisuc.
' PAT Isnotonh xxh bctdtmeroas 1
Hertttlm. Kldnev diseuc nd
' Jsopleiy, are Brett friends ofFtt
r t tit of 3 to 5 Bounds vet. Nosttr-
1 ton diet, no ezerdsenectsstrt. Pitts-1
I till to MM ana tisolafcly harmless.
Cares uout and Raenmstum.
ANTI-CORPU is not a stomact-wreckinc dru
or patent medicine. It is made absolutely out of
recetable matter only 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 all over the United
States as the only sure and safe Anti-Fat
"ANTI-CORPU" reduces double chin, fat hips
and flabby cheeks. Makes dull complexion clear
and healthy, and the skin close-fittinc and free
FAT people reduced by ANTI-CORPU do n
become fat again.
SOLD UNDER A GUARANTEE.
"ANTI-CORPU" is guaranteed to be absolutely
harmless and to reduce fat from 3 to 5 pounds a
week or MONEY BACK. We are a corporation
and perfectly responsible'.
Price $1 per bottle. Ask your druzsist for it.
but take nothing else "just as good." or we will
mail it to you (postaee prepaid) on receipt of
We will send a sample bottle on re
ceipt of 10 cents to pay for postage
and nackinir. if von will mention
that you saw the Ad. in this paper. The sample
alone may be sufficient to reduce you to the
ESTHETIC CHEMICAL CO.,
Raspberry Jam Is only one of the
many kinds of
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
me imported article, we recummcnu
them to you.
BROWNSVILLE GROCERY CO.
Staple aod Fancy Groceries
W. HXIiy. Pres. E. McDitltt. Vlce-P. KJUlcDaTiti Mir
We are prepared to do
all kinds of Well and
Windmill Work. We
also Manufacture Sand
Sll Sixth Ave. New York. N.Y
l Has 2)08 1
JOHN DARR0UZET Prep.
American, French and Mexican dishes, j
Lodging furnished Cheap.' Street cars
pass door. Next door to opera honse. ;
MATAMOROS, MEXICO. !
I have a lot of genuine ;
Magnolia Fig Trees
Stock Limited, and would like'
Early Orders. .
See or write j
A. P. WRIGHT
Santa Maria, - Texas
3 The public will find an extensive
i " assortment of Dry Goods, Shoes,
3 Hats, Jewelry and Saddles it
Las Dos Naciones. fc
M. SAHUALLA B COMPANY
Front of Market. X
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,
or phone with instructions
to have message delivered.
W. Scott Heywood and wife are
guests at the Miller.
J. I,. Halbcrt arrived here from
Corsicana last night.
Miss Marie Browne returned last
evening from the Point.
Alba Heywood and wife arrived
here last night from San Benito.
Miss Howell and Miss Keller of
Point Isabel spent yesterday in the
J. W. Cherry and F. Dix, of St.
Louis, arrived in the city last
O. W. Heywood and William
Wallace are in the city from San
H. W. Stude, of Houston, is in
the city on business and is staying
at the Miller.
D. Wood, of Cerralvo, Nuevo
Leon, is visiting his brother A.
Mrs. C. Heywood arrived in the
city last night with Colonel Hey
wood and his party.
R. L. Batts, of San Benito, ar
rived in the city last night and is
registered at the Miller Hotel.
Miss Pauline Irwin has return
ed to the Point after a visit to
friends in Brownsville.
D. H. Miller, the Houston con
tractor, who is' 'doing some work
at San Benito, is in the city today.
A number of friends were taken
by Lon C. Hill this morning to see
the Piper Plantation, just below
Mrs. Fannie D. Putegnat and
her five children returned last
night from Junction City, where
they have been for three months.
Captain Everson arrived in
Brownsville with his staunch little
gasoline motor launch, about 1
o'clock today. He made the run
from Point Isabel in 14 hours.
Mrs. J. W. Hoyt and her two
grand children arrived in the city
last night from Monterey. Mrs.
Hoyt has been visiting her daugh
ter in Monterey for some time, and
also met her son, who is engaged
in business in the republic.
J. W. Lamb will start on a jour
ney to a northern state in a few
days for a short visit" to relatives
Mrs. Lamb and the baby . are at
Victoria, Mexico, visiting Mrs.
Lamb's parents while Mr. Lamb
takes his journey to the North-
Judge Emilio Forto and his wife
left this morning for an extended
tonr through Mexico. Mrs. Forto
is going to try and keep the judge
awayfrom the cares of business for
about six weeks, 'and he says he
will not to absent himself from
business for such a long time. Any
way they plan to have a pleasant
vacation with the question of time
limit as yet unsettled.
H. W. Stude of Houston and L.
H. Hallam took a party to Harlin- i
gen today in their automobiles. '
The machine driven by Mr. Stude j
is new. The personel of the party j
was as follows: J. G. Fernandez i
and wife, J. K. Brokaw, J. L. Hal-;
bert of Corsicana, O. C. Heywood, !
Lon C. Hill, L- M. Ellis. L. H. j
Hallam and H. W. Stude. Lun-
cheon was served at Harlingen, j
after which y the returned to the j
city. , i
Don Florencio Sainz, the mer- j
chant and planter of Toluca, ac-1
companied -by his daughter, re- i
turned home this morning. Miss
Sainz has been visiting friends and
enjoying the acean breezes at Point
Captain Spelterni, the Swiss
aeronaut, has just finished a won
derful achievement, namely, the
crossing of the Alps in a balloon.
This was his 529th ascent and his
notebook does not record a single
accident in any of them.
When English capitalists were
traying to establish Angora goat
raising in South Africa they paid
as much as 2500 apiece for goats,
to induce the Turkish owners of
fine stocks to risk the severe penal
ties of the sultan's laws forbidding
the exportation of Angoras.
"On Every Tongue."
Scientifically distilled; naturally aged; absolutely pure.
Best and safest for ail uses.
Sofd by T. CR1XELL & BR0,
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 "
John Thielen, Manager
Bread, Biscuit, Cakes, Etc., Made
From Choicest Brands of Flour
Bbabeth Street, Brownsville, Tex
V. L. CKIXEU. Provrfdor.
First-class Liquors, Wines,
Cisjars. Polite Attention.
A. J. McGovern & Co.,
Opposite Miller Hotel.
Homes ior 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 cbeap 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.OOO 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, nrBR.,
Webb co 2.75 per acre
30,000 acres, one of finest
ranches in Kerr county,
highly improved 3.50 per acre
40,000 acres on R. Grande,.
magnificent ranch 3.50 per acre
3 S60 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
land, 6.00 per acre
30'000 acres Dimmitt and
LaSalle counties, near
Woodward land 7.00 per acre
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. rues
through, 9S per cent
agricultural 10.00 per acre
47,000 acres Nueces co.,
black and chocolate
loam, railroad 10.00 per acre
THE ADAMS-KIRKPATRICK CO.
KICKS RLDG SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS
Branch House of "El Globo"
Hosiery, Underwear, Umbrellas,
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 CHKJSTI,- - - TEXAS
CITY OF BROWNSVILLE
For Sale by Louis Kowalski.at
30 Cents Each.
U.S. UPHOLSTERY CO.
JEFFERSON STREET & POST WAUL
P. 0. Box 116 Bro vnsville, Texa
D. B. CHAP1N
C F. Elklns. Ii. D
A. B. Cole. IX. D
Will practice in al courts. State and Federal
Special attention given to land abstract
business. Will, do collcctine
Office Over Botica del Aeuila. Coube Drue Stot
Installation ef Gasoline Engines and Pumps
Pans and Specifications Fur
nished on Short Notice
Lon. C. Hill's Harlingen Irrigated Lands
Haliam Colonization Company
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