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TREE ijbat ilj, make Texas Homes Beautiful and Prof itable Send. Eor Descriptive Nursery Catalog Grijfing's Mtirseries McAIiliBN. TEXAS THE RAM RERALD ' Di?AXPi!RARY 1?, 19Q9. WILL BLESS MERCEDES NEVfc CATHOLIC CHURCH Alphoriso Hjcks fas San Benito yesterday. a visitor Irt Tie Brownsville Business Coltei Students Majr Enter At Any Time Start bead; Book-keeping, Typewiting all Commercial Branches COMJBE BLDG., BROWNSVILLE. TEXAS Guff Coast Apartments 3THS. A. ALL5IAN, PROPRIETRESS. Special Attention Given to Homeseekers Strictly First-Class Accomodations Mt9tocli from Miller, Hqtel. Phone-160 BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS BcownsviHfe Undertaking Co. UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING MONUMENTS, IRON FENCING cAND CURBING Witwre Framing Phone 123 Bicycles Archer Archer ijgchitects and Qegeral Contractors Attention Given to Construction of Build ings Anywhere in the Rio Grande Volley First National Bank Building :: :: :: :: Brownsville, Texas H. M. Field Commercial Co. HEADQUARTERS FOR John Deere Agricultural Implements McCormick Machinery and Repairs New Moline Wagons and Vehicles Charter Oak Stoves, Ranges and Heaters Chattanooga Reversible Disc Plows. American Field Fence, Netting & Brb Wire Winchester Loaded Shells and Ammunition Tents, Wagon Cover and Wagon Material - Lime, Cement, Fire Brick mid Wood V Oats Corn, Chops, Bran and Hay ftp. Miller Hotel FR ANK RABB Owner and Dealer in Brownsville, Tex. H, K. Barber of Sjm Benito Is a vis Ittor In the city todajy- t Crixell.ma.de 4i business visit to San BenjtQ. yesterday. J: Si. MsAleese of Benkleman, Jr. Neb., Is a visitor' iff thtf clfy'todayr (Jharley Vann. came, down frjom UarJinge.n today on, the. 15. trajp. A. Wqodhpuse.of Raymondville arrived in the-city today on'he' 1:15 train." " 1 AJxs., Donna, Kletcher of Donna, is visiting in. the city. be.ing; a. guesfc at me. AlJJier, B. Guyan, Mexican consul.-at Roma, iwasrln the ctty.;fo'r a brief visit yes .terday': " " "n " ; W. S, Blackshearrand; W. H. Jones vrpre. business" -visitors in; Harlingen yesterday,.' Judge D, B. Chapin returned tq.his home in Chapin. this m.oraihg, after spending yesterday here. . B. JL Siddall and B. F. Hays of Kingsville came down yesterday' for a 'day's, business apd pleasure visit.' B. H. Erazier; ot Raymondvilje camajlawR on. the 11:15, train ye.s terday, returning, yesterday afterr noon,, W. L. Pink and wife of St. Paul, Minn., are. among the sightseers in the valley, and are stopping at the San Carlos. Mr, and Mrs. P- Sullivan, and two children, ot Chicago, arriyed last j night tq spend a couple of weeks in the valley. Dr. J. W. David, J. P. Stephenson, Jud'ge A. Wi Cunningham, and' J. N. Kilgore were passengers- to Harlin gen this-mornlng. C. W. Hotchiu of White. Pigeon, Mich., and V. H. Palmer of Fostoria, Ohio, are here in search of invest ments, and may locate in Brownsville. Luther Rees of Paris Texas, a prominent real estato- man and pro moter, is spending- a few days in the -valley looking over tfie country. John Nicholson of Kingsvjlle, sup erintendent of motive power of the Brownsville road, left for home this morning after spending the night at Brownsville. Capt. J. W. Vann, special agent of the department of justice, arrived in the city Monday night fro mHous ton and. spent yesterday in the city shaking hands with his many f riends. John Closner, sheriff of and gener al promoter of development enter prises of Hidalgo county- who spent, yesterday and last night in Browns ville, left this morning for his home in Chapin. Dr. A. B. Cole, one of San Benito's prominent residents, was in town yesterday. Dr. Cole is one of the many Minnesotans who have come to help In the development of this rich valley. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Martin of Aus tin, who have been spending the past two weeks here, left today for Fal furrias. Mr. Martin is interested in lands near San Benito and Mercedes,, and has been looking after his inter ests. W. L. Devereaux of Clyde, N. Y., and Temple, Okla., accompanied by his "wife, is visiting Brownsville. Mr. Devereaux is an entomologist, being, a member of the American Entomolo gical Society, and he is here for the purpose of studying the insect life of this region. Mrs. W. H. Flowers and daughter, Mrs.R. N. Garland, pf Terrell, Texas, who have been spending the past month visiting Harlingen, are in the city today, and will leave tomorrow for their home at Terrell. Mrs. Flowers and her husband have bought a thirty acre tract at Harlingen, which is being cultivated! by their son, J. G. Flowers, and they will visit this section again, probably j making more investments here later. Ceremony Will like Place Sunday Excursion" AYiliue Hun from Browiisville. a. RIO GRANDE VALLEY & MEXICAN LAND Small or Large Tracts LOW PRICES SIX MILLION ACRES OF MEXICAN LAND "IF YOU TRADE WITH ME WE BOTH cTWAKE cTVlONEY' Wall Paper!! j $ JjVeryuimg m uus jl-ic lu i- "RiQntifV Ynnr Home JUWMUWAj w r- V v r ronuci iuii-i;i u. t ABVKRTISK IN THE miRALU Au interesting event which will take, place at the,thriyjnB.new town oMercedes, Sunday morning next, . will-be the. dedication of the new Catholic chapel- which was recently built there b the Oblate Fathers The. new.edifice. has, been, built at a cos of. nearly- $2.QQ$. It is frabaa buijdjng, its,'. dnensions, be: ing 52 by 30 feet, being neat and commQdious. This, budding was erected' by the Oblate Fathers with money which was obtained from the sale, of. the Mission ranch in Hidalgo county, this, property having, been, given to the. Oblate ment df- churches and- schools. Tflfe. enterprising American Rio Grande I,and and". Irrigaiiqn Com pany ot. Mercedes also assisted in the promotion of.' this meritorious project by donating the land for thet church. The ceretoony of;blessiug the new house qfworship will be conducted by Right.Rev. HA. Constantineau, provincial of the Oblate order, of San Antonio, who will come to Mercedes for the purpose. A sermon m linglisn will, be de livered. b.y him, and one. in Spanish byr Rev, Father Francis Bugnard. The entire choir of the Fro cathedral at Brownsville will go to iiercedesi to assist at the ceremony, a special musical, pro gram being arranged for. the occa sion, under, the direction of Mrs. A. S, Putegnab. of this city. The ceremony will take place Sunday morning at ten o'clock, and will be followed, by a solemn high. mass. At three o'clock in the afternoon the Benediction ser vice will be held. Services will be held regularly in the new chapel hereafter, being conducted by some members of the Oblate community from Browns vjlle. As soon. - as a residence for the. priest is provided at Mercedes, a resident pastor will be in charge of the parish. - in oraer to permit ail who are interested, in thjs event to go from points along the Brownsville road, an excursion train will be run from Brownsville to Meacedes, at $1.00 for the trip from Brownsville to Mercedes and return. This train will leave Brownsville at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, and will return at 5:30 p. in. the same day. Tickets for the excursion may be bought from the Oblate Fathers at. their residence adjoining the Catholic church, or from the drug store of Jose Martinez. Quite a large number will probably attend from Brownsville. Notice. Regarding the masquerade dance to be given next Monday night, the 22nd, it must be understood that only those having cards of admissiofi will be allowed to enter the hall. Thig is strictly in accordance with the rules governing such dances and it is to be hoped that everybody will pre sent their cards that there will be no one humiliated at the entrance. R. E. Holland, T. A. Kinder, W. G. Willman, J. W. Lockett, Benj. Kowalski, Harry K. L,oew, Committee. Hi LUMBER mm We are Naw Open for Business AND, Want Business LUMBER SHINGLES, :E0fcS, SASH, Ef 6. Give Us a Trial Before, Y.qu, BUY WE CAN PLEASE YOU Snyder-Mason Lumber Manufacturing Company Phone 226 Office Lower Levee. St. Yard Weit Brownsville J.S.&M.RCRQS5 LUMBER. COMPANY Wholesale ami Ret I Dealers, ia LUMBER SJMragles, Doors and Blinds Builders Hardware j Buyers, of Hides, Wools, Skins and Produce. Browasville, Teias ADVERTISE IN THE HERALD it Pays to Advertise L Br W And Your Wife M Will quit throwing the dishes at you and wear a smile 1 " Widow cTWary " Hat I If you will purchase your furniture from the Hbwse Furniture Co.. Jt n7heKindihafGrow' EEDS PLANT KOW. Oar seeds nare broien an re cords for rellabllllj-. Steckler Qnallty Is faiftoas 47 years of Southern seed selling to Planters, Trackers and "Florists places os in a position to KNOW. Alfalfa, -White. Red. Crimsoa and all varieties ot CloTer, Hairy Vetches, Oats, Barley, Rye all farm Seeds, Cabtise, Carrot, Let tore. Kohlrabi, aad all Track, garden seeds. Bolts, Shrabs, Rose Bashes and plants of all kinds: Flower Seeds of all kinds; Citrns Trifoliate Seed ana Seedlings,. .Fruit Trees -foruar now). Budded j Pecans, Orange Treesr etc. Write us for Immense free catalogue B. 1 J.StecklerSeed Co.Ltd.(R.Frot3cIier,sSuccessoi)5I2 GravierStNewOrleans "Bicycle Livercomplaint Stable" f ? Bicycles for sale or rent Exclusive agents for the- Racycles, the easjest running and most durable wheel in the world. We carry at IX ?ait times a complete supply oi oicyies, repairs, tires, etc im repair department is In charge of a. man who knows his business. Old wheels Burt E. HinKley at the Brownsville Undeiiaking Establishment. We are also sale agents for the MAXWELL Automobiles. m 1 J . N . - Sto Joseph's College For Boys Special Primary and Preparatory Training Under Personal Care of die MARIST BROTHERS Excellent Dtscigline Enforced by Kindness. We refer yoa to patrons as to satis factory results attained in this school. Fall term opens Sept. 1. Eor catalogue, or particulars address ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE. BrownsvtUe, Texas. The Model Laundry is now in good running order and prepared to produce any kind of laundry work in an efficient manner. We launder your household linen at very Tow prices and do the work better than you can do it at home. Ask for Special Linen List. Goods called for and delivered tbe some day when desired. Phone No. 1. AMERICAN REPAIR CO. TYPEWRITER REPAIRING A SPECIALTY Cash Registers, Adding Machines, Phonographs Etc., Made Good as New PRICES REASONABLE SATISFACTION GUARANT&f W. F, WRIGHT, Proprietor. Cor. Levee and llth Sts. Brownsville, Texas- Green Ti Paris ARSENATE OF LEAD WHALE OIL SOAP BKV Hi " PUTEGNAT DRUG STORE ESTABLISHED - ... i860 aic Complete Hne of Drugs, Toilet Articles and High Grade Stationery. " Prescriptions a Specialty GEO. M. PUTEGNAT, Proprietor f- Successors to J. T. PUTEGNAT & BRO. La Donna Canal Co., Hallam Colonization Co., Sales Agents $50 Per Acre. r$Y. WE HAVE AK OKFICE AX SiOXSX OI'KX AT ATYn AND TEAMS AT YOUK DISPOSAL FOK A VUhT, AXI COMPLETE IN YES1T G ATION OF THIS PROPERTY. DO NOT 3HSTAKE THE PKOFERTT, 1 X rPS. FOB SA&E05IiY BY HAJjIiA3I COEQai.IZATiyA' UO., Oii U LIt AUa.It'UlUiil3.i AUKJSj'Xt,.