BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1909.
SINGLE COPIES, 5 CENTS
VOL. XVII. NO. 224.
Is wfiat the owner of a
Stover Gasoline Engine
Says when asked how he likes his Stover Engine.
We have a large stock' at aU times, as wellas
; " CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS.
Our prices arerright. cAsk for our Engine Catalog.
Tho facts that we have advertised about Stites & Nickerson clearing
?10,000.00 from fo'rty-threo acres of onions last winter has been told so
sftern that wo will now give you the results of the farming operations of
C. S. Taylor, of Mission, in raising snap beans.
Mr. Taylor is an ex-ranger, and his experience in farming dates back
only to the time of his purchase of ttvo acres of land at La Lomlta one
" v In September, 1008, he planted one and one-half acres to beans and
shortly after planting them went to the new town of Chapln, where he
"was employed by Mr. John Closner. for several months.
During his absence his beans matured, and" he instructed a neighbor to
have them marketed.
When ho returned to Mission a day or two ago he was very agrce
ablj surprised U learn that his one and one-half acres of beans had pro
duced 178 bushels and had sold at an average price of $2.25 per bushel,
net to him, aggregating S391.C2.
When it Is realized that this crop was planted, grown and -marketed
during the the three months of October, November and December and re
alized at the rate of 201.00 per acre or $130.00 per nonth, for the time
they were being grown, some idea of the possibilities oi ''dalgo County
can be better understood. '
Brownsville, Texas, December 18th, 1908. .
CONWAY & HOIT
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Hidalgo -Co., Texas
NEGRO SOLDIERS '
IN THE NORTH
IMAXY COMPLAINTS AGAINST
THEM AT SAGKETT HARBOR.
Citizens Apply to War Department
for Relief from Outrages by Men
of Twenty-Fourth Infantry
. Women In State of Terror.
The following appeared in a recent
issue of thf Baltimore Sun as a sper
Lcial from Washington, D. C:
. Tne coiorea irooys seem iu ue ua
t unpopular in the northern section of
i the United States as they were down
at Brownsville, on tne tio Ltranae.
The Army and .Navy Journal says:
"Owing to many compianus
against some ot the colored soldiers
nt the Twpntv-fourth United States
Infantryby citizens of Saclcett Harbor,
N. l., uoi. William i'auiaing, eoui-mniidin"-
t.hi reciment which is on
duty at Madison Barracks, issued an
order on February zi forbidding tne
fnlistfrt men from entering thrtt vil
lage without first having secured a
pass. A reward of $100 has been
raised by the members of the regi
ment for the capture of the assailiant
of Edith Gambley, providing he
proves to be a member of the regi
ment. The self-respecting men of the
Twenty-fourth are anxious, it is said,
to aid in bringing to justice any men
guilty of assault or other crimes.
Miss Gambley was brutally attacked
recently by a colored man in a sol
dier's uniform, and alleged to. be a
member of the Twenty-fourth Infan
try. Other women have been held
up, it is said, and tho citizens have
become so incensed over the situation
that the men of the village organized
a vigilance committee to protect
themselves and families.
"Private Philip Allsbury, of Com
pany B, Twenty-fourth Infantry, was
ifniiriil liv William Brill Jr.. a cit
izen, on February 23, and was held
fn. nn nrn mini ttnn T-T I 11' 1 7 tnl-nn tl
i Wnftrtown and was arraiened on the
charge of attempted burglary in the
'Vnr tlir Inst, two weeks women
Uvine- nn thA outskirts of thf town.
it is claimed, have been kept in a con
stant state of terror on account of
negro soldiers peeping in windows,
trvintr doors and demanding admit
tance. Complaint .was made by citi
zens to the War Department.
Recent Burchasers AA'ho AVill Im-
jji-ovo Iiand at Once Subscribe
To The Herald:
Harlingen,- Texas, March 19.
Among the recent purchasers, of
land, at Harlingen are Judge J. M
Pressler of Comanche, Texas, who
has purchased 46 acres in this local
ity, J. L. Horrey of Dallas City. Ill
who purchased 250 acres here last
Saturday and W. Z. Burke of Ilea
gan. Texas, president of the Reagan
Trust Company, who has recently
purchased 92 acres here and has
already begun to improve it. The
last two gentlemen expect to identify
themselves in a business way with
the valley. In fact they have in
structed Messrs. Cunningham felSra
est -to subscribe their names for any
reasonable amount of stock foi-
bank at Harlingen.
A new electrical machine in the
treasury at Washington counts 1000
coins of any denomination a minute.
and packs them in sacks.
We have secured the exclusive agency of all
the unsold business and residence lots in -
e sr2 going to sell all lots oil mouthly payments.
LOTS $50 UP TO $400.00
$10,03 CASH AND $10.00 PER. JflOMTH
We are erecting an office one block south oT the
Harlingen depot and will have special sale com
mencing April 10th, but you can reserve vour lots
from F. E. McCas'.an, our agent on the ground.
Watch for further announcement. ofour big sale.
Harlingen offers the best opportunities for invest
ment of any place in the Gnlf Coast Country i
FISCHER-SCHEIN CO., Harlmg.en, Texas
MOVEMENT FOR THIS SEASON
!-Crowds North, East and AVest Reach
San Antonio, Houston anu uiuer
Texas Points Many, for Browns
villoCountry Another cmnll rietafihment Of tOUr-
ists arrived at Brownsville last night
and another party came in "on the
train todav. The main body
of the homeseekers who-will visit the
valley will not reach here, apparent
ly until next week.
Advices from points farther north
In the state indicate that for the time
of the year this excursion is a record
breaker. Advices received from San
"The movement of homeseekers
this week was surprisingly heavy,
probably 10,000 prospective settlers
crosing the borders of Texas over all
trains from the Eastern, Northern
rind Arifldlp Wpstern States The reg
ular movement was swelled with the
great number of homeseekers sent
out of St. Louis and Kansas City last
Tuesday, regular homeseekers' day
Two tramloaas arrived in ban An
tonio yesterday morning at 9:30 and
9:40 o'clock respectively. Three oth
ers went direct to Houston.
"Yesterday's movement is consider
ed phenomenal for this season of the
year and is taken as a positive indica
tion lit tVio linmMppker mnvement
during next fall and winter will grow
hivniifi nil pxnectations.
Annthpr dtsnatch from North Tex
as tells of a large party that Is head
ed for Brownsville and tne lower
coast section. The dispatch is sent
from Teague, Texas, and says:
"The Vnllpv rnuto homeseekers
excursion train, consisting of a coach,
siv fnnrisf signers and a baeeasre
car, occupied by a party of Northern
homeseekers bound fpr- tne Browns
ville coast country via Houston, left
Teague at 4:30 p. m., after taking
lunch here. They were accompanied
by Trainmaster carnes and tmmi
crant Atrents Vanrie of tho. Trinity
and Brazos Valley railroad and Isaac
Cline of the Rock Island.'
This party is taking in the Gulf
Coast section on the way down and
is expected to snow up nere eariy
XEW IXDUSTIAIj AGENT.
H. C. Fuller Appointed to Position
on St. Li. II. 31. Jloail.
H. C. "Fuller, the newly appointed
industrial agent "of the St. Xouis.
Brownsville & Mexico railroad, was a
visitor in the city yesterday and to
day. Jlr. Fuller's appointment was
effective only yesterday. The posi
tion taken by him is that just vacat
ed by the resignation of Jeff McLe
more. - .
Mr. Fuller will take charge of the
editorial work on the Gulf Coast
Magazine. Ho is very favorably im
pressed with his field, and expects to
visit the valley at intervals in order
to secure material for his work. Mr.
-Fuller was formerly associated with
the San Antonio. Express as editor of
the Semi-Weekly publication, and is
no doubt well fitted for his work on
the Gulf Coast Magazine. He will
make headquarters at Kingsville.
having returned there this afternoon.
The distribution, of hot springs in
the United States coinlcdes very
closely with that of the mountain up
lifts. During 1908 topographers of the
square miles in thirty-two states and
MfyTtin: ff "
ma ii ttz.
Main Canal 27 miles long,
250 feet wide and 20 feet
deep. 13,000 acre feet of
storage. 4 'sections separat
ed by locks and dams. Wat
er stands' 4 feet higher in
each section than-in the one
next belov. 50 miles of lat
erals, or branch canals now
completed and in operation.
Take our free automobile
trip to the headgates and see
On Main Line of Gulf Coast .Railway
The Delta of the Rio Grande is the Most Favored Region on
the Continent for Farming, Trucking and Fruit Growing
San Benilo is the Most Favored Spot
.In-the Rio Grande Delta Because We Have
aier in ADunaance
Which is the One
At San Benito You Will Find
The 0nfy Gravity Canal in the Brqwnsville Cpuntry
The Only Canal in the Valley that has Navigation
Weare Now irrigating thousands of acres Without Pumps
Get off the bain at SAN BENITO or call at our Brownsville office, opposite Millet
Hotel! Wrii 'or aik fbrVcka giving you FREE AUfPHOBIlE RIDE from Browns
ville to'San Benito via our Htaigates. Wrje for Booklet
San Benito Land & Water Co.
SAN BENITO, TEXAS.
ALBA HE WOOD. President SAM A. ROBERTSON, Secretary and Engineer
Cane and other products
handled on barges (20. by 60
feet) through our series of
locks and dams.
Two Splendii driven wells
ALL KINDS O?
Electrical, Plumbing & Sheet Metal Work
AH Work Guaranteed Satisfactory
Telephone No. 166 Opposite Postoffice Postofficc Box 2S3
MAIL ORDERS FROMPTLY ATTENDED TO
Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Boors, etc.
Give us a trial before you buy.
We can please you.
Phone 226 . Office, Levee Street
II - Tlie Land of 'Now
Developuient in the Falf urrias Country is a present
fact, and not a promise, for the investor or for the
homeseeker, offering unequalled opportunity to
share the profits of the
Both ways via the SAP. Brownsville Road. Passengers
- connect at "Corpus Christi, Robstown or Sinton
i y a
Miller Bros. Company
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Water in any quantity de
sired flows naturally from
the bottom of the Rio Grande
into our main canal and
from there into the laterals
and out upon the fields. It
doe's this when the river is
low as well as whea the river
Is high. To fill the canal wc
simply lift one or moru of
the eight gates In the big
19 Miles North of Brownsville
The town of Sari Benito Lt
growing rapidly. Splendid
hotel. Running water in ev
just brought ?n at San Benito.
water a: 18Q fcit
& Manufacturing Go.
''Land of Heart's Delight"
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