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Water at Llano Grande
Not temporary arrangements, but the permanent pumps and canal of the THE CASA BLANCA CANAL AT LLANO GRANDE Now in Operation and Water is Flowing Not the Cheapest Lands give any canals or other The Best Piece of Land and Best Built Canal in the Rio Grande Valley Oa!y 17 miles 'fro in Hariingen and 3 milts west of Mercedes to Llano Grande. J. P. WITHERS. TO INVESTORS AND HOMESEEKERS We have our Canal NOW COMPLETED All the yateryo -want NOW, not four months HENCE We are cutting- up SIX THOUSAND ACRES into 40-acre tracts. FOR. THE NEXT 90 DAYS we are offering this land at A SPECIAL BARGAIN :; :: NOW IS YOUR. CHANCE :: :: This is all we will sell of our 40,000-acre tract now under irrigation. Have sold in the past week 1200 acres to California fruit men and Colorado alfalfa men; planting now 200 acres in grapes, oranges and lemons and 200 acres in alfalfa. They Wanted Water NOW and GOT IT! Only BIG CANAL in the valley now furnishing everyone all the water they want. GO AND LOOK AT THE CANAL AND SEE THE WATER and be convinced, then come and see us for bargains. Harlingen Land and Water Co. LON C. HILL, Owner nnrkWNTCtm I V H API IMfiPlM raj- ar Putegnat's Botica del ESTABLISHED 1860. CARRIES A FULL 9 rt.o.nn W4-trn r ureal mugs, nuc iuiiwi Articles and High Grade Stationery . PRESCRIPTIONS A SPECIALTY .-. Geo. M. Putegnat, Proprietor SUCCESSOR TO J. U. PUTEGfiAT & BRO. Mil i Champion & Line, Dealers in Real Estate Have lands from Brownsville to Houston in any size tracts. PRICES VERY LOW Also bave some fine tracts in Mexico from 75c per acre up. Gulf Coast Engineering & Contracting Co. Mercedes, Hidalgo County, Texas Canal and Drainage Work, Topographical Surveying and Mapping, Farm and Townsite Subdivision. Correspondence InviLed. HALLAM IRRIGATED on the market, nor do we things of value away, but 1! Drug Store Leon STOCK OF THE E?nA Sf11t4- Show Your Wife A Sample book of our line of beautiful up-to-date patterns and colorings when she wants to ie-decorate her parlor, dining room or bed room. Our new wall paper patterns are so di versified and so moderately priced that any taste or purse can be suited. FRONTIER LUMBER COMPANY GOLi 0NIZATION COMPANY LANDSe Market Quotations. Special to TnE Herald. Houston, Tex., Feb. 24, 3 P. M. The following are the closing quotations on the board today: May wheat 94 3-4. Corn 60 1-4. Cotton $10.68 LOCAL ITEMS Miss Chartron came up from the Point last evening. Only 4 days more to secure a Tarpon Beach lot for $10 down. Electric Theater for sale at cost. Will deliver about 18th of March. Fresh Graham'Bread every mprn ing; Union Bakery. 2-21-d 6t. The train for the branch line was well filled with prospectors this morning. R. H. Deyo of Lyford is transact ing business in town. He is stay ing at the Riverside. All who have available rooms for homeseekers should notify E. H. Herman. Box 421. v 2-10-tf. The price of Tarpon Beach lots advances from $35 to $50 Saturday. Only 4 days more. $10 down se cures any lot. Wanted Sewing. Children's clothing a specialty. Mrs. Iem Burge, at Mrs. Hanna's, corner Adams street near Fort. 2-25-tf The man with cash and who means business only apply. F. H. Pressey & Sons, Brownsville, Texas.2-25-tf. For Saie Cheap, one couch, bed, parlor stand, dining table, rockers, Brussels rug 12 by 14 Chaney building, N. Levee street 2-24-2 td pd. For public stenographer and ac countant, see A. W. X,ane, room 4, First National Bank Bldg., phone 118. Books audited: new sets opened. 219d9t. Mrs. Mollie Cooker, an experi enced nurse from Jonesboro, Ark., can be secured by calling at the Rev. Burress residence, .North Levee street. 2-24-3td Call at the Tarpon Beach office before Saturday and pick out a lot for your summer cottage or camp. You can exchange it or get your money back any time within 90 days. Ten acres excellent vegetable and fruit land, cleared, adjoining McAllen townsite and on Hidalgo canal, now in operation. Owner leaving, and land will be sold cheap, part cash. Call on E. C. Hendrix, Hidalgo, Texas. e. o. d. 2-11-tf. A snap in a first class restaurant doing a big business, which will pay for itself in 30 days. Reasons, see the Brownsville Realty Co. Telephone 156.-2-22-tf. If the party who carried a pair of gold mounted glasses from The Herald office about two months ago, will return them nothing further will be said. The glasses may be left in the office or sent by mail Can you afford to experiment? Have your house wired by our local electrician, Fred E. Cower, whose work has given satisfaction in dozens of buildings and whose elegant fixtures have beautified so many Brownsville homes. Phone A lr Brownsville a Maciiinery to. Automobiles I Machinery We carry a Full Line of Automobile Accessories, and are prepared to do repair work on machinery of all kinds on snort notice. GARAGE cIND REPAIR SHOP On Lower Leve Street m Merchants National Bank Bldg. No. 75, and I will call. No troub le to make estimates. It Some of the alleys and side streets are in a horribly dirty con dition. The city dads should see that the sanitary ordinances Ijre enforced promptly, else we may have another visit from Dr. Brum by. Five coaches of homeseekers, about two hundred in number came in last night. The tourist cars Fidelity, Raymondville, Isabel and , Brownsville were included in the train. The tourists were provided with accommodation as promptly as possible through the aid of the Publicity agent, Mr. Herman. The handsome two-story home of Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Armstrong on Washington street was in great danger of being burned down last evening about six o'clock, wheu the kitchen chimney caught afire. The alarm was sounded and a crowd rushed to the assistance of the family.The flames were quick ly extinguished, luckily without any mrtner damage man tue ruin of some blankets and rugs used to smother the flames. Quit a stiff southeast wind was blowing, and if the flames had not been prompt ly subdued, a terrible and disa:- trous conflagration might easily have resulted. All of which em phasizes the immediate need of fire department here. Raymondville Push Club Notes. To Tub Hrraxd. Raymondville, Texas, Feb. 20. The Raymondville Push Club met in regular session Tuesday evening i?eb. 18. Tnis meeting was a very gratifying one to the club, because of its large attendance and the lively interest manifested by the people in general. The club "sure" ia deserving its name, as me many improveraonts in local conditions will testify. C. E. Craig, the genial secretary of the Gulf Coast Irrigation com pany, was present to tell the club what his company proposes doing for Raymondville and vicinity Some of the things to be done were the clearing of a large tract of land north east of town on which a deep well is to be sunk and a model orange grove set out; also the clear ingof the roadway leading to the bay. Another thing the company promises to do made the boys smile witn pleasure. Inat was to furnish one-half the money to build and maintain an up-to-date club house out at the bay. The club house is to be large enough, and fitted with every convenence to make a meninersnip or ntty com fortable. A. M. Davidson of Chicago, 111., who is the owner of large interests in Raymondville and vicinity, was present and gave the club every assurance that he would heartily cooperate with them in making Raymondville as pleasant and at tractive as possible. Mr. Davidson is a gentleman or targe experience and is used to making things go. The club also had the pleasure of a visit from C. H. Flats, one of Kingsville's hustlers. Mr. Flats kindly gave the club the benefit of this experience. He also joined the Beach club. Things are looking bright for Raymondville. Motor Car 8 Brownsville Men Want Street Car Franchise (Continued from page 1.) keep them in as good condition as adjoining streets and alleys. They agree to abide by all rules and reg illations of the city which may be made from time to time relative to the operation and construction of the same. Mention is made in the petition of the enhanced value" of prop erty winch would result from the construction of the line. "Be siaes,- goes tue petition, a street railway would increase the taxable valuation of the city, increase the revenues thereof and, besides, would be a great convenience and benefit to all inhabitants of the city." ine discussion of the petition and ordinance was rather informal. Some of the members seemed to favor the grant, while others were non-committal. There was, asstat ea, no denuite action, the matter being deferred until a latter date TALK WITH PROMOTER. L. H. Hallam said this morning: "The road, in construction, vril be similar in nature to that in operation in El PasO. There wil be a belt line which will circle the city. The branches will lead off from this belt, of course. We pro pose to construct the line to the tract west of the city, along the Military road, first of all." No mention was made in the petition presented to the council last night of the nature of the rail way. "It will be electric, of course, said Mr. Hallam, when asked about the matter. Mr. Hallam said that the matter of streets to be travera ed would be determined within a short time and incorporated in the ordinance. COLORADO MAN THINKS WELL OF THE COUNTRY, Believes It Has a Great Future, Dueio Irrigation Principally. Dr. J. R. . Burdick, of Boul der, Jol., wno is a visitor in Brownsville, is an irrigation en tnusiast. tie oeueves strongly in this method . of improving lands and has been many instances of wonderful , development fol lowing irrigation. There is a great future ahead of the Brownsville country," said Dr. Burdick this morning. "Every where irrigation is being taken up, but in one part of the country more than in Texas and adjoining states Out in Colorado thousands of acres or and land are being re claimed. Since coming to Browns ville I have looked at many tracts of land which are being irrigated. I have investigated the marvelous stories of the country and its pro ducts and found that they are not exaggerated in the least. I was surprised at what I found here." Dr. Burdick, who was accom panicd to this section by a number of others from Colorado, expects to return home either tomorrow or Wednesday. He w 11 likely make a purchase of laud before leaing Brownsville. Late Locals. Wm. Spies and Theo. Peek of Waterloo, la., arrived labt night and are guests at the Riverside. John R. Bix cime in last night from a visit to Riymoiidville. Miss Nora Shea of New Albany, Ind., is a visitor in Brownsville for a few days, and i seeing the place under the chaperonage of Miss Ricie J. Doty, who came ibnut a month or more ago to lo cate here. R. King, agent for the National Lines in Matamoros, returned to that city several days ago after having spent three mouths in Mon terey on private business. Mr. King went to Temple several days ago, where his wife and baby have been for three months. He will bring his wife back to Matamoros within a day or so and will resume his duties with the National March 1. j Publisher's Notice. ? " c . No advertisements or notices can be accepted with guarantee of publication the same day received, unless brought in before teu A. M. "First of all the news" is The Herald's motto. News matter takes precedence of all advertising. If possible, short notices may fie published, if received after the hour named, but none will be guaranted insertion, as stated, after ten o'clock. Rio Grande Valley Land. I own 1,000 acres of fine Orange, Fruit and Vegetable land under the San Benito Irrigation Canal 2 to 4 miles from San Benito Depot, which I am selling in 20-acre tracts direct to farmers. No middle-man's com mission to pay on this land. Worth $150 to $200 per acre. I am selling it at from $50 to 100 per acre on easy terms. This is an exceptional opportunity to get a home. Write W- O. Coleman, 2-7-tf. Brownsville, Texas. M. E. BIED WELL DRILLER Windmills, Pumps and Tanks Mercedes, Texas Allen Ass't U. S- Attorney Attorneyand ounseIlorataLaw Will do a general prac tice in all Federal and State Courts. Special attention given to Land Titles. Post-office Building Up Stairs Brownsville, Texas FRANK RABB Real Estate Agent Brownsville, Texas Have for sale some choice pieces of agricultural land in large and small tracts. Also have a number of tracts of grazing lands. OFFICE:"Store of Jusa H. Fernandez Well Contractors. We are prepared to do all kinds of 'Wei! and Windmill Work. We also Manufacture Sand Strainers..... ISABEL. TEXAS '3Lae IDos i lactones i The public will find an extensive 5 assortment of Dry Goods, Shoes, J Hats, Jewelry and Saddles at it 51 j prices without competition at jf Las Dos Naciones, s M. SAHUALLA G0 COMPANY jf jj front, oi mantel. g 9 TT-frvxTv-rTT-rVT-rVy-irff- Real Estate for Sale IN Largs and Small Tracts on Rive-, Canal and in the Artesian BeItjS ... Small Farms Near Town and City Property - APPLY TO Cameron County Abstract Co. FRED N. C0WEN ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR ....AND CONSTRUCTOR.... Electrical Fixtures Electrical Fans PLUMBING HOUSE WIRING A SPECIALTY P. O. BOX M.