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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
BcownsviHfe Undertaking Co.
UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING
MONUMENTS, IRON FENCING
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.
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
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
1 AJxs., Donna, Kletcher of Donna, is
visiting in. the city. be.ing; a. guesfc at
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
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
W. L. Pink and wife of St. Paul,
Minn., are. among the sightseers in
the valley, and are stopping at the
Mr, and Mrs. P- Sullivan, and two
children, ot Chicago, arriyed last
j night tq spend a couple of weeks in
Dr. J. W. David, J. P. Stephenson,
Jud'ge A. Wi Cunningham, and' J. N.
Kilgore were passengers- to Harlin
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
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
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
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
RIO GRANDE VALLEY & MEXICAN
Small or Large Tracts LOW PRICES
SIX MILLION ACRES OF MEXICAN LAND
"IF YOU TRADE WITH ME WE BOTH cTWAKE cTVlONEY'
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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
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
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,
Harry K. L,oew,
Hi LUMBER mm
We are Naw Open for Business
SHINGLES, :E0fcS, SASH, Ef 6.
Give Us a Trial Before, Y.qu, BUY
WE CAN PLEASE YOU
Office Lower Levee. St.
Yard Weit Brownsville
Wholesale ami Ret I Dealers, ia
SJMragles, Doors and Blinds
j Buyers, of Hides, Wools, Skins and Produce. Browasville, Teias
ADVERTISE IN THE HERALD
it Pays to Advertise
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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
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.
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Sto Joseph's College For Boys
Special Primary and Preparatory Training Under Personal Care of die
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
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-
ARSENATE OF LEAD
WHALE OIL SOAP
BKV Hi "
PUTEGNAT DRUG STORE
ESTABLISHED - ... i860
Complete Hne of Drugs, Toilet Articles and High
Grade Stationery. "
Prescriptions a Specialty
GEO. M. PUTEGNAT, Proprietor
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,
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