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TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 1909. THE BROWNSVILLE DAILY HERALD WISE & NEWMAN Staple and Fancy GROCERIES TRY US; WELL PHONE t IP: rownsville Grain Company Incorporated SPECIAL: Field and Garden Seeds Large and Small Lots LUMBER. COMPANY Wholesale and Retail Dealers ih LUMBER Shingles, Doors and Blinds Builders' Hardware Buyers of Hides, Wools, Skins and CEO. S. BEARD, Manager Two Blocks North of Depot. American Plan Rate $2.00 per day. Special by Week o- lonlh Commercial and Tourist Trade Solicited Strictly New. All Outside Rooms with Modern Conveniences Free Sample Room. Hot ILLER IS NOW 3? Rates- $2.00 anA &9. SO Pw TW & Everything New griM&c&ie&jc8: c& c& c&j (8 ...Stop at the... Grande Hotel Rio D..F. FIELDER, RATES: $1.50 PER DAY - Special Rates by the Week or Month 3 i Hotel 'Mrs. 13. J. Harkness, Proprietress, Open Day and Night All the Year -r-r tt "i ri n rr i m - . riome ror voinmerciai European Plan. Rates 50c Per Day and Up. Free Sample Rooms and Bath Everything Modern and New. We Solicit Your Patronage Adams Street, Between IHh and Our Subscription List is Growing. Hand in Yours La Donna THOROUGHLY WELIi BDILT, WITH PLEXTT OP DROP, GIVIXG ARAPID MOVEMENT OF WATER WITH A MINIMUM AMOUNT OP SEEPAGE. CUR NATURAL DRAINAGE IS PERFECT. THERE IS OVER SEVENS-FEET OP FALIi FROM THE WEST TO THE EAST LINE OF THE PROPERTVWITH AMPLE NATURAL DRAINS FOR SURPLUS WATER AND' AFFORDING SPLENDID UNDER-DRAINAGE INSURING THE CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION OF ALFALFA ON ANY OF THIS DEEP RICH I. l.'.hV LAND. COMI-; TO OUR RROWNSVHiLM OR DONNA OFFCK AND WE WILL TAKE PLE ASUREINSHOWIXG THE rtOPER- v y v i t y y I s TREAT YOU RIGHT No. 65 5 Buy and Sell All Kinds 01 : Hay, Grain and Feedstuffs ' Wholesale and Retail . Produce. Brownsville, Texas Carlos Hote and Gold water Batns HOTEL OPEN and UptoDate r&j c& c& 3-33 r- Proprietor -J men anu j.ounsts 12th Sis., Brownsville, Texas am 1 iiiBBoBTyay35BBMraasilIHIMI'!'B Majestic I is Canal OFFICIAL FORECAST. Tonight and Wednesday unsettled weather;-showers tonight and Wed nesday; moderate southerly winds. Metcorogolical Report. The following ohservatlons were taken at the South Texas Garden for the 24 hourts ending at eight o'clock today: Brownsville, Texas, March 23, 1909 Barometer 7 p. m. yesterday 29.95 Barometer at 7 a. m. today. . 29.95 Temperature at 7 a. m. today 71. S Maximum temp, yesterday. . 80. C Minimum temp, this morning 70.0 - LOCAL ITE 655 " "Burning of Stainboul, Constanti nople," is a picture at the Electric Theater tonight. It Highest cash price paid for second hand furniture, bicycles and stoves. Morris furniture Co.; opposite mar ket, 3-22-6 ' From jind after this date the Ma jectic Hotel will be conducted, strict ly on the European plan. Good rooms, nicely furnished, at reasona ble ?ates. 3-lS-tf Prominent Inventor Here. John S. Wiggins, inventor of a continuous cement, continuous tile-making-machine, is in the city. Mr. Wiggins is at the-head of a $3, 000,000 sub-irrigation company, with headquarters' in Kansas City. " -' Xew Business. Among late arriv als in Brownsville is P. E. Morris, who has just opened a second-hand storp near the market. Mr. Morris has come from Chicago to make his home in Brownsville, being attracted here by the bright prospects of this place. He will conduct a general sec ond-hand business. Wo have recently secured the serv ices of an expert blacksmith, J. S. Woodrome, who comes from the Yoa um shops, and who now has charge of our blacksmithing department, Mr. Woodrome especially understands the treating of horses hoofs, horseshoeing and everything pertaining to the blacwsmith line. We have also ma terially added to the efficiency of our shops by the addition of J. W. Law son, recently of California, which now enables us to tprn out all work promptly. Rio Grande Machine Shops. 3-22-2d 2t w Khun Ileprcsontative Here." A. Marx, representing the Ed Kiam clothing and furnishing house in Houston, which, by the way is one of the largest and most up-to-date es tablishments in Texas, is in Browns ville for a few days. Mr. Marx has a choice assortment of men's readyto wear suits, and his collection of all other appointments to dress a man from head to foot is complete. The line of Panama hats which Mr. Marx has displayed in the sample room at the Miller Hotel annex, are the very best ever seen here. The residents of BrownsvilleJappreciate the advant age of the vfsifof a representative of such a large and important clothing house as that of Ed Kiaiu of Houston, and Mr. Marx is doing a thriving bus iness. "The Warners. The meeting of The Learners held Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Scales was one of unusual interest, being devoted to the study of Nineteenth Century art. A very fine paper on this subject was read by Mrs. Scales. Her able introduction of HogartTi, Rusicin, Landseer, Copley, Horean and -jpther prominent artists of the period named was effectively supple mented wjth a number of engravings and prints of copies of the best known and most characteristic pro ductions of the brush of these emin ent examples. Questions relating "to the same subjects elicited much in formation which was both interesting and instructive. Thirteen members were present and all took an active interest in the lesFon of the afternoon. Mrs. W. M. Ratcliffe of Cuero, who j , . was visiting Miss Bruiay, was a I A patent has been granted upon a guest of the club at this meeting. i solder for joining aluminum, consist- The club will meet next "Saturday j iiig of tin. zinc, antimony and phos with Miss Barbour. phorus. Morris Furniture Co. The New Second Hand Car Load of Furniture. Opposite Market " c Hallam LA FERIA IS ON THE MAP XEW TOWN LOCATED BETWEEN HAKLTNGEN AND MEKCEDES St. Louis and Minneapolis Capitalists, Associated With Well Known Resi dents of tltfs Place WTilI Build Xew Town in the Valley. Latest on the map of the Lower Rio Grande Valley is La Feria, the new townsite that is being developed by a number of well known capital- . ists from St." Louis and Minneapolis, associated with several prominent citizens of this county. La Feria is located on the Hidalgo branch of the Brownsville road about half between Harlingen and Mercedes. . Just. -the other day, the traveler passing that way saw nothing but cactus and chap arral. Today the town plat lies there open to view, witli broad streets and avenues laid off and cleared, several small houses already built and others in course of construction. W. Daviess Pittman, formerly 6t St. Louis, -is one of the leading pro moters of the enterprise and is tak ing an active part in pushing it. Mr. i Pittman is about to let the contract for a fine hotel, at La Feria, to cost about $10,000, and states that other buildings, both for business and resi dence purposes, will also be erected very shortly. A well of excellent water has been secured, at a depth of only 57 feet, and the La Feria canal also runs west of the town site, sup plying water for irrigation. Mr. Pittman states that provision. has been made for several parks in the town, the finer specimens of the .native trees being allowed to remain standing on the park sites. The personnel of the company pro moting the La Feria townsite is as follows: Walter V. Fifield and A. L. Hall of Minneapolis, J. L. Bruce, Paul Jones, R. H. Kern, A. V. Rey burn and W." O. Collins of St. Louis, Walter A. McNeil and R. H. Kern, jr.. of Santa Maria, Texas, F-. W. Kibbe, S. J. Schnorenberg, and W. Daviess Pittman of Brownsville. ROOSEVELT IS OFF FOR AFRICA EX-PRESIDENT AND PAUTV SAILED FROM XEW VOItK. Will Reach East Africa April 21. and Will Spend a Year In Heart of the Dark Continent Personnel of the Party. S New York, March 23. Ex-President Theodore Roosevelt and party sailed from heretoday on their much heralded visit to the wilds of Central Africa. With Mr. Roosevelt are his son, Kermit, who interrupted his studies at Harvard to accompany the expedition; Major E. A. Mearns, U. S. A., retired, an experienced army surgeon; J. A. Ioring, a distinguished zoologist aid naturalist; Edmund Heller, explorer and naturalist; and R. J. Cunningham, hunter and collec tor of zoojogical specimens. The Rodsevelt party will go to the eastern coast of Africa by way of Naples, thence to Mombassa island expecting to reach the latter point about April 21. From there they will travel inland by rail to Nairobi and there will become practically lost to civilization, striking across the coun. trj' to Khartoum. The trip from Mombassa island will take about a year. Mrs. Roosevelt and Miss Ethel Roosevelt will join Mr. Roose velt in Europe on his return from Africa and they will spend about a year traveling in the old country be fore returning to the United States. While the object of Mr. Roosevelt's visit to the wilds of Africa is sun-1 posed to be to gratify the ex-president's passion for hunting, it will also embrace the collection of zoologi cal specimens of various kinds. Store. Just Received a Lowest Prices. Brownsville, Texas J, Men's, Ladies' and Children's foot AT THE Boston Shoe Store The only Exclusive Shoe Store in (he City I Siiimiier Time a coining Baby Mine and we must see to it that w.e have some place to keep the milk . "and vittles cold. Now I would suggest that you mosey down to the Howse Furniture Co. r! and look at his elegant line of Refrigerators and Ice Boxes,. nicest you ever saw and (by the way) he has just received a car load of New Furniture that may well be worth your INSPECTION 3El WELCH & VAiNDIVER SAN BENITO, TEXAS If you have Farm Lands or Town Property far sale, list it with us Notice. I am now ready to pay all Camer on county Warrants up to and includ ing the seventh (7th) class. Interest on all Cameron County interest bearing Warrants, due March 1st, 1900, shall be paid, as well. as Warrants of the same class up to and including No. 201. EDGAR L. HICKS, County Treasurer, Cameron Co., Tex. I 2-27-lm A. B. COLE Attorney at Law Brownsville, Texas The Metropolitan Only Up-to-Date Short Order Restaurant In the City. Regular Meals 25c SPECIALTY IN LUNCHES FOR TRAVELERS Furnished Rooms 50c ami 75c. J. A. CLOETTA, Proprieior. to Crixeil Saloon. Brownsville Next Te.xa We are prepared to do all kinds of WELL WORK anywhere in this section, es pecially in the Rio Grande Valley. Figure with others and then with us. We give you satisfaction. Aaddress - W. J. Collins Mtrccdes, Texa, or P. O. Box 165 Brownsville, Texas For Sale Cheap Forvcash, good business lo cation in San Benito, lots Nos. 6, 7 and 8, Block No. 27. Call or address CLAY'S BAKERY, P. O. Box 176, Brownsville, T - Texas 1) LOUIS HOWALSKI Brokerage and Comraissioa Carry 5.ock of Corn, Oats, Potatoes, On4onsr Cement and I Jrne.. Butter and Chesse on Cold Storage 9 Herald Want Ads For Sale; Miscellaneous FOR. SALE One 72x16 Button Strap Erie boiler, with stack and front complete, used about five months. Hidalgo Irrigation Co., Mc Allen, Texas. 3-2-tf FOR SALE In barrels or car load lots, fine native lime. Apply to John Closner, Chapin, Texas. C2-5-tf FOR SALE-Two Mexican mules and reversible disc plow. C. D. Baer, Olmito, Texas. C3-2(Mt To Exchange. FOR EXCHANGE Seattle lots for Brownsville property or land un der canal. Herald office. C3-20-3t Wanted. WANTED congenial white man as companion; 3 miles from town. Light work for board and wages. One experienced in irrigation farming, pre ferred. Gustav Jungren, San Benito, Texas. C3-20-3td lw WANTED To lease a farm, 10 to 20 acres for one year with privilege of buying same. 'Or to oversee farm help. Some money to invest. Ad dress P. O. Box 240, Alliance, Ohio. . 3-22-2td wl WANTED Position as bookkeep er in or near Brownsville. Can also operate typewriter and take dicta tion. Address E. J. Giles Browns ville, Texas. ' 3-23-2 WANTED 10,000 acres of land for coloniation purposes. Must be cheap and from owner only. Ad dress Box, 43, Mesilla Park, N. M. Notice Hunters. Under a recent ruling of the State Supreme Court "a man can post any or all of his land, no matter how mucji he may own." This is to give notice that aH lands owned by us are posted,, and anyone caught hunting on same without a written permit from the president of the Company, will be prosecuted to the fullest ex tent of the law. KENEDY PASTURE CO. : T. T. Cater DENTIST. Present office, Axsom residence, phone 240. " Will occupy rooms over Brownsville Drug Store, corner 10th and lltk street, market plaza, up on comple tion of building. Somnororm for painlss extraction. Seamless crown and bridgework a, specialty. 40 o4cres cTWost Desirable " LAND on;RiOBravo Canal McAI'en Texas, 3 miles from R. R. Station. For "articu l?rs, see or write Thos. R. Tumiinson, Brownsville, Texas. P. 0. Box 296 LODGING 25c-35c McCAIN Fronting Dep jt For Sale 500 to 10,000 shares of Tan- Benito Land and Water Company's stock at a price that will bear investigatioe. For particulars inquire or write PURVIS REAL ESTATE OFFICE, San "cnito, Teva. 'Good Drugs are as essential as diagnosis in cr of sickness your physician mi v know his profession, so must the druggist his. We fill prescriptions promptly, "properly, of pure Ingre dients at not exorbitant prices, and bespeak your patrrnage if we have U not now. Shall we be so favored? Ei ery toilet accessory. - WILLMAN'S PHARMACY Phoa2 40 BrsvAsville, Te?a per acre.