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TTT?n?;fXV- BBCEMBBR. 12. 17-
JntTRSDkY, DECEMBER 12
Mrs. Sam'l.' "EF HwfiUes of La
Gloria is in the city
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
, 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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.' "
U.S. UPHOLSTERY CO.
JEFFERSON STREET & P05T WALL
P. O. Box 116 Bra smivtHc To&
ana you will "J.s'jgs
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
Winchester Loaded Shells and munition
Tents, Wagon Cover and Wagon Material
Lime, Cement, Eire Brick and Wood
Oats, Corn, Chops, Bran and Hay "f
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
We are prepared to do
all kinds of Well and
Windmill W;o;k. W?
also Manufacture Sap
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
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 .
fnstallstion of Gasoline Eagines and Pumpa
it qcc ann i.iiiiiH iviic. 1 uva
. J nt TATrr
and Fancy Articles Very Cheay
Enrique Trevino, Jr.
TWO blOCkS D3CK OI rWUC Otuuui. w.a.uu,rra.uiiuiu" '
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FIVE 7tW? TWENTY acre .tacts, in
Pans and Specifications Fur
nished on Short Notice
TUN3D AND REPAIRED
Piano Action Work a Specialty.
Keeps on hand piano
Strings and felts.
Residence on lievee-St.
Real Estate for Sale
Large and SmcH Tracts oa River, Cinal
- -'and Ilie Arteska'Bdt
Small Farms Near 'Town and
Branch House of "El Olobo"
Hosiery. Underwear, Umbrellas,
Garza & Br.,
Raspberry Jam is only1 one
. 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
!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
BROWNSVILLE GROuERY CO.
Staple and Fancy Groceries
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
tJM' W J'-"
Smoked Herring .
The center of
ffidaigo Gounty's Irrigated District
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'
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. -
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
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
' Poskoffice BuHding
1 A rr,r' A nZZsUfV
! UAl V4 I H til .rMIt Y
v " ' " 1
ViVheels bought, sold, and re
-y- - tt 1
y nT '11 rr--- tttt!!.
leiepnone rnuiu, iw
CgTlONnd under IRRIGATION.
.Maple Syrup X
Cheap for Cash
Real Estate Agent
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.
T. A. KINDER
A. J. McGovern & Co.,
'Opposite MiHer HbteL
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