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TTT?n?;fXV- BBCEMBBR. 12. 17- JntTRSDkY, DECEMBER 12 ' PERSONALS. Mrs. Sam'l.' "EF HwfiUes of La Gloria is in the city Miss Petra Champion came in frern Ia Gloria last night. r I. G. jillough returned last night from a sliort visit to the coast. ' H.' Havre returned last evening from the i'omt, atter spenamg a lay or so there. E. A. Luck, ttie tj! tate'mal-ot St. tbs (.:- 'r i aown reat , fouis, is regisf at the Killer. i Civil Engineer E. ?. Gore -was a Visitor at me xamul v turning to tbflfn last night. Chief 3F. E. Lawton of th'5 immi gration service returned" .lasfcmght ; from a short hunting trip near Har- Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hoit and daughter came down last night "from La Lomita, and are staying at the Miller. T: Cnxell left by way of Mata moras todav for Monterey, where ' i - .. he goes on business in connection with the Monterey brewery- I. Moritz, formerly editor of the Pleasanton, Texas. Monitor, arriv ed last night from Corpus Christi, where he has been for a short time. Mr. Moritz is prospecting for a lo cation. Mrs. Woodhouse returned home Tuesday night, after over six . months absence, which was spent visiting relatives and friends in vano'us states both North "and South. Immigration Inspector E. R. Dil- worth came down from Harlingen .last night on the special which brought Mr. Brackett home, hav ing been one of the hunting party "with the latter. He returned to Harlingen by the special last night. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wilson and baby left today for their new hne at Columbus, Texas. Tney have left their 'household goods stored in Brownsville, in View of the pos sibilitx f their eventually return ingiiere. They do not expect to find such a delightful climate at JSoTumbus as at Brownsville. Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Olmstead and daughter, 'Miss Olmstead, are recent arrivals in Brownsville from St. Paul, Minn., who have come to make their home here. Mr. Olm stead has bought land near this - .- . j-' place, and expects to improve it. He and his family will make a wel come addition to the community. Dr. W. H. Lincoln of Wabasha, Minn., who has visited this coun try before, is in Browusville again, having come down last night with Mr. Brackett, who was wounded at Harlingen yesterday. Dr T.ineoln came down with 'some -friends who have located at Mer He finds our climate as charming as ever.' W. H. Stenger, of the San Bern to Land and Water Co., who has .spent .the past seyal months at an'Benito" superintending' matters fnr the rnmnanv. left Tuesday tor an extended trip for the ben et of his .health. He will first vis it Central America, where he owns large interests in banana planta tions. rLater be will go to Panama anii rake"" a look at the bier ditch which Uncle Sam is digging, and then will visit some South Amer ican countries. Twentieth Century Club. A most enjoyable meeting of-ihe Twentieth CeuturyClub was held Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. R. B. Creager. Mrs. Ter rell of Terrell, Texas, mother of the hostess, was the guest of the club at this meeting. The first . prize, a pretty bonbon dish, was won by Mrs. Terrell, and the sec ond a oowder box. was awarded to Mrs. G. T. Porter. Tempting pressed chicken, olives, almes and coffee were served to refresh .the players after the game Mlss'Kenedv will entertain the club next Wednesday afternoon. 'For the'best comerciai printing f all kinds g to The Hkrauj. MORE OIL AT SAN ANTONIO. Eurth Payjns Well In Ttai th in Three wetB San Antonio. Texas, Dec. 12. Another! T?eU has been brought in in the San 4ntonip Oil field, ten miles o thi city. It known as Mission No. 4, and yields from 150 to 200 "barrels a day. This is the f ourth paying oil well brought inin"thisfidd .threeof them hay; inz oeen utu m jr weeks. Oil men from Oklahoma, Kan sas, rnaiaha; and Pennsylvania are in this city and a number of hej rigs are kuiuk up- j; experienced "drillers tro?a intern Wfis, 'nttinlff'doWwaisi a mile and a half from the 'line $ thp other wells with exceirfshow. ;ing of oil. They expect touring In wells atany day Manv of the wells are making a big showing of natural gas, and etpitalists are figuring on a pie line for oil and natural gas to this city- Hotel 'Arrivals. At the Miller E. A. Luck, St. j Louis; Henry Brigg; Springfiea,i 111.; S. R. Ring, Galena, Kans.; Ed. Bergstrom, Oscar Peterson, and M. R. Peterson, St. - Paul, Minn.; C. D'. Swope, Mankato, Kans.; E. J. Puig and wife, Mata moros, Mexico; .G. B. Murphy, Laredo, Texas; J. W. Hoit, wife and child, La Lomita, Texas; E. A. Dilworth, Harlingen, Texas; Mrs. Head, Galveston; L- A. Smartt, La Donna, Texas; M. S. Dean and H. S. Muir, Minneapolis, Minn.; C. E. Kingsbury-, Chester, 111.; H. S. Hcwell, Sioux Falls, b. D.; Wm. Beckham, Laverne, Minn.; J. A. Anderson and wife, KnbxvilTe. Tenn.; C. G. Crull, St. Louis, Mo.; J. R. Ingalls, Hiavatha, Kan.; W. R. " Goode, Refugio, Texas; J-B. Pettinger and wife, Kans.; W- A. Moore, city. ' Cupi'd 'Busy Jat TafnaleyJIIe. San Antonio, Dec. 11 Finan cial stringency has not .affected the business of the blind god Cupid in this city this year. The clerk's of fice shows that all records for is suance pf marriage licenses nave Been broken already, and the Christmas rush is yet to come. The number will run from fifteen hundrecfto' two thousand. Clean cotton rags wanted at The Herald office. Peat Gas. thft varied uses of peat Hint fnr tVip Production of cas is perhaps .the least known, says the this purpose, however, for tne last thirtr tyears in the steel works oi Tntnln. m Sweden. x'Tom io.uw to 16,000 cubic yards 01 peat are Jinc ntipd vearlv. It .costs rather mnrn Tnnn r.nai uus. uui una "w- vantage of containing scarcely any sulphur or phosphorus. And in. sey- ar-al n hens 111 fillTOTie Deal iIU.3 13 used for heating and m4 glass melt ing lurnaees. EmfiarrasseS. Enrique Creel, .the new Mexican TwUi,1nr "iait .it a "dinner m "Wafhmgton'apropos of -unpleasant truth!?: ,fWhv should we' ever tell them? They are always unneces sary, and "how they wound! I have fipurfl nf mi American countess or duchess, I forget which, who said to her noble husband fondly, Tou pmlinrrassed. when you pro posed to" me, Pcrcival, were you not?' TTes,' the man answered. ' . owed f oUjUUU.' " Jbr ourself . irfralKs U.S. UPHOLSTERY CO. JEFFERSON STREET & P05T WALL P. O. Box 116 Bra smivtHc To& fsiflrfffi ana you will "J.s'jgs 1 PI v.-i Mum tftttffw4l- ' VV n ims s I Commercial Cp? I HE ADaAaTJfcRS Wk Join Deere cultupd Impleie McGoTinick Machinery and Repairs Jevr iloline Wagon? and Vehicles Charter Oak Stoves, Ranges and Heaters n f Chattanooga Reversible Disc Plows American?ieldFen,Netting&?arbWk J Winchester Loaded Shells and munition Tents, Wagon Cover and Wagon Material Lime, Cement, Eire Brick and Wood Oats, Corn, Chops, Bran and Hay "f The Metropolitan Only Upto-Date Short Order Restaurant In the City. Regular Meals 25c SPECIALTY IN LUNCHES FOR'TRAYELERS. Fnrsisbsd Rooms 50c and 75c. J. A. CL0ETTA, Proprietor, to Crixeli Saloon. BrowosYlUe Next Texas We are prepared to do all kinds of Well and Windmill W;o;k. W? also Manufacture Sap Sfcainers... ISABEL. TEXAS oilttoriiey at Law... Successor to Powers & Maxan, Pmrprs Rr Wells. Wells &Rentfro Wpn.cs. TJpntfro & Hicks. Wells & Hicks, Wells. Stayton & Kleberg I buv and sell Reai Estate and investigate land titles. Ajcompkte abstract t. all utles ot recora m Cameron County, Texas. Practice in all state and federal courts, when especially tumoyed. Land Litigation and corporation practice. 3Lae 2os The public will find an extensive 3) Hats, Jewelry and Saddles it 3- j ' nssnrtneni oi unr uuuvu, uuw, . prices -without competition at ,w , Las Dos Nacion.es, ! M. SAHUALLA Sb COMPANY 1 1 Front of Market. ! 'e'FPT!l:' i 1 'f I' T T T-f-i"t-TTT-irT-."fV j Rahmancj & Cook . ....PLUMBERS.... m a iv. fnstallstion of Gasoline Eagines and Pumpa a SpedaSty. Xmas Novelties! it qcc ann i.iiiiiH iviic. 1 uva . J nt TATrr and Fancy Articles Very Cheay Enrique Trevino, Jr. nlk CrkM!rrC TWO blOCkS D3CK OI rWUC Otuuui. w.a.uu,rra.uiiuiu" ' - x - FIVE 7tW? TWENTY acre .tacts, in Ltfcated within A. GOLDAMMER CONTRACTORgAND BUILDER ea Pans and Specifications Fur nished on Short Notice MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS TUN3D AND REPAIRED Piano Action Work a Specialty. Keeps on hand piano Strings and felts. GEORGE KRAUSSE. Residence on lievee-St. Real Estate for Sale IN Large and SmcH Tracts oa River, Cinal - -'and Ilie Arteska'Bdt Small Farms Near 'Town and City Prdperty Apply to Cameron County Abstract Co. THE FAIR Branch House of "El Olobo" Hosiery. Underwear, Umbrellas, Handkerchiefs, Laces, Embroideries, Ribbons, Lace Curtains. Garza & Br., . Proprietors Raspberry Jam is only1 one BEECH-NUTS CONSERVES . that -we sell. The list includes all of the hest fruits (and Peanut butter). Each UUV yM J iis made from selected fruit and granulat sBgar-nothlng else no preservativ -no "preservative !wip1 -when nacked in the famous ' Ppw'h-Nnt vacuum el ass lars. The Beech-Nut method of making, retains the delicious flavor of the fruit, and makes them superior in many M:ays to ;,f nrfirli. We recommend . 1 inpraiouu. BROWNSVILLE GROuERY CO. Staple and Fancy Groceries CnvAono. of the ftiie city limns oi Drowii&Yiu. t fitiiii(tf"it tit At n tr t i f t"jiintiririt f a a 0 tfr 11 ti ft 1 1 n 1 1 1 1 1 ft u $ wwise ilea . Imported B?-ilao tJM' W J'-" Mackerel Pickled, Herring Fancy Groceries Smoked Herring . Imported Swiss Cheese Phone The center of ffidaigo Gounty's Irrigated District NOW PLATT-BD First class buildings under construction. All blocks and lots participate in water, from the Hidalgo Canal Company's canal. For prices and terras call on Win. BriggS, Hidalgo, Texas' PREMIER or 'r , ' For Permanent )ccfipatjoq hr- nntnmatic machinerw where the wood stows, better built. better rooking than vou can have constru'ete'd, and at much less cost- Every thing- nts,' any one can erect-tttem; no carpenters, no worry, no waste of lilinber unavoidable unSer" ordiriarv nfethods. esoecially frhdn ybu are cbihrjelled to use ignorant and' unskilled labor. - AGENTS Get Prices and Catalog PREMIER BUILDING QMBpf First Rational Bank Building, Brownsville, exas H. Barry & 60 Civil and Constructing Engineers: and Architects MEM. S. W. ENG. & ARCH. CLUB Surveys, Maps, Profiles, Plans and Estimates, Irri gation Canals, and Drain age Work. Drafting and Blueprinting. Office is Merchants National Bask Bid. Ass't U. S- Attbraey Attorney and Counsellor at Law Will do a general prac tice in all Federal and State Courts. Special attention given to Land Titles. ' Poskoffice BuHding Up Stairs !, Texas 1 A rr,r' A nZZsUfV ! UAl V4 I H til .rMIt Y v " ' " 1 ViVheels bought, sold, and re paired. -y- - tt 1 Co. Brownsville, Texas y nT '11 rr--- tttt!!. , - leiepnone rnuiu, iw CgTlONnd under IRRIGATION. iiewfnaii g Fancy Crackers Heintz Pickles Crosse-Blackwell s - z Jams a .Maple Syrup X i Breakfast Foods 65 Stuffed Olives or address WANTED 1 Wholesale Cheap for Cash Cclaya BiaJding. FRANK RABB 1 Real Estate Agent Brownsville. Texas Have for sale some choice pieces of agricultural land d in large and small tracts. Also have a number of tracts of grazing lands. OFFICE:-Store of Jh&s H. Fernandez Meals Mexican Style Rooms and Meals $1.25 a day Francisco Gonzalez, Mgr. Mataooros. Mex. T. A. KINDER Artorney-at-Law. BROWNSVILNE, TEX. A. J. McGovern & Co., FANCY GROCERIES, 'Opposite MiHer HbteL 0 1 4 I