THE BROWNSVILIJ3 lJAELl' HERALD
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1909.
THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD
By BrournsTillc Herald PublisMng Co.
Sf J. Slattery ... manager
Mrs. Jesse O. Wheeler - - Editor
Official County and city Journal.
Consolidated in 1893 with the Daily
Cosmopolitan, -which was published
in Brownsville for sixteen years.
FATHER DF GER- T
Entered at the Postofllce, Brownsville,
Texas, as second-class matter.
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, ISO!).
One of the noblest and most gen
'r.illj beneficial uses that can be
mide of money is in combatting dls-eiS'-
It appears probable now that
irmost ewr disease that inflicts hu
mankind, as well as the lower ani
mals, max he either cured or pre
vented and finally ''radii ated by
proper t'eattnent or precautionary
v Mniires Scientific experiments
!i.io made marelous progress in the
v irk of aiding suffering humanity
In the discovery of means of pre
venting or relieving various maladies
T iiich w.re though formerly to be
miur.ible The gift of $1,000,000 by
nhii i). Itoi kefeller to aid in the
rork of i ombatting the hookworm
aisease scores strongly to the credit
ot that multi-millionaire. If other
men who have tunassed such stupen
dous fortunes out of the people's
money would act with equal gener
.iy in aid of the anti-disease cru-i-i'len
now being waged all over the
f orld. the might succeed in modi
fying the effect ot the scriptural
i:. turn to the effect that it is easier
Tor a camel to pass through the eye
t a needle than tor a rich man to
niter the portals i heaven
Join. the Brownsville club and
orI; for-the up-building of the town
It is up to the citizens to make
Grow nsville what it is entitled to be
-the largest and most prosperous
ritv in South Texas.
Have faith in your home town and
.ork for it.
FlTXKKAli OK SANTOS -VAIjD HZ.
e Seen in
P.IKTHIUY OF HANS SACH, THE
It is Claimed for Him That He j
Founded the school of Tragedy as '
Well as Coined- He Wrote
Thousands of Poems.
BANK & TRUST
These last three letters of the alphabet
represent, in algebra, the unknown quanti
ties in the problem. But in the alphabet of
THE BROWNSVILLE BANK AND TRUST
COMPANY they stand for a unique combina
tion of knoivn qualities, which it always
places at the service of its patrons, namely :
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It is our purpose to handle any business entrusted
to us in such a fair and conservative
Hans Sach, the shoemaker-poet'
and "father of German literature,"
from whom Goethe and many others
drew much of their inspiration, was
born at Nuremberg 415 years ago
today. He lived to the ripe age of
eighty-two, dying in the picturesque
old city of his berth, which still pre- j
serves with jealous care the house of i
Hans Sach, in the street named fori
It was decided that Hans should
follow his father's calling, tfcr.t of a
shoemaker, but he was first careful
ly educated at the Latin school of
the city. He then began to learn
A trade meant something of im
portance in those days, when the
guilds or labor organizations
were supreme powers in civil affairs. ,
One of the chief features that count
ed. largely in the connection of learn
ing a trade was what was called the
wanderjahre." A young man must
perfect himself in his preparation to
announce himself ready for pa'tron
age by going to work in many cities,
learning methods and customs and
broadening himself in thought and
Hans worked at what he called his
"craft" in Katisbon. Passau, Salz
burg, l.eipsic, Lmbec and Osana-brm-k.
Then he came back to Nu
remberg and spent the rest of his
das as a shoemaker making litera
ture his pastime ami real joy in life.
He married when he was 25 and
t'iis first ife having died, he mar
ried again in 1561. Both wives bore
him children, so he had a large fam
ilv, but he supported them in the
careful well-regulated German home
liie that is full of simple and far
It is claimed for Hans Sach that
he founded in Germany the school
of tragedy as well ns comedy. The.
great poet. Goethe, repeatedly said
that he got the outline of his ' Faust"
from Sachs and the idea of many of
his other works from the same 1
Hans felt the need of preparation ' "
for his place in the ranks of the Till FPHONE NO 136
Meistersingers, and he went to Mu- T E L 1L r M w n IH J . I
nieh for a time to studv. He wrote Especial attention given to telephone orders. Free delivery to any
thousands t poems-th'ey say in Nu- part of the city. Prescriptions filled with promptness and accuracy-,
remberg over 0,000. His imagina-! Physician in our office at all hours. COMPANY
tion was fertile and he had a happy, BROWNSVILLE D R UG COMPANY
way of expressing his thought. It The only corner drug store in town, and Santa Claus Headquarters
was an original style, and its flashes - - -
manner as to make
the customer's re
lation with this
clside from the excellent facilities afforded, this bank
has the advantage of a Capital of $100,000.00 and
Surplus of $65,000.00. -
The First National Bank
K i i
m -k m sk ;
Commencing October 25th., S.
A. & R. G. V.Ry. Company will
operate a train for the accom
modation of passengers between
San Juan and Chapin, as follows:
Train for Chapin departs from
San Juan : : :
Returning from Chapin to San
Juan, leaves Chapin :
1:00 p. m.
2:25 p. m.
Subject to Change With
A Word to the Ladies
Let ns do your cooking. Von know cooking is our business.
We can save you time, labor and money.
We make a most delicious Fruit Cake.
Only the best material is iimmI.
AW are prompt in attending to our customers' orders.
CLa. 'S SANITARY BAKERY
I. O Roy 170.
jTCTTmrai it. nni.T-n.nminiwtii '""'firnrT"
Take a ride through
You'll like it
J. B. SCOTT - - General Manager.
The largest funeral corteg" seen
i Ilrownsvil'e for many years was
that which accompanied the mortal
remains of Santos Valdez, t.ie late
tii. collector and assessor for the
City of Brownsville for a period of
24 years to the cemetery yesterday
afternoon. The funeral service was
conducted by the Caholii church by
Rev. Father Hugnard. The process-on
which followed the remains
from the church to the cemetery was
about six or seven blocks in length
and included at least six or seven
At the cemetery the I;. -rial services !
conducted by the Mexiran
of fun gave an added charm to it.
There came a time, some 300 years
ago; when German writers abandoned
the tradi'ions of the early singers
anil began to copy the style of for
eign writers. Thus it happened that
there was a period in which Sachs
was almost unread, even in his own
city. It was. in trnth, Goethe who
awakened afresli the interest in this,
admirable poet. And he is now fa
miliar to ail readers who enjoy and
appreciate poetic genius and expression.
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" i i ' t irraniini i I in iiiiiiiniiii hum iiiin 1 1 i f
SiaVKIIAGK COM TAX V.
.'i.'iiilifK .if Honor assisted bv the
( nidos Lib res Obreros, .Mr Valdez
taviug been a member of both so
fteties for many years.
The honorary pall bearers were:
.'udge las. Ii. Wells, Midge K. C.
Vorto, Joseph Webb, t Garza, .las.
Browne and M. Alonzo.
The active pall bearers were A. K.
Goodrich. G Putegnat. I. A. fanales,
S H. Bell, Jr., Jose t'elava, Jr.. and
V. L- OrixelL The floral offerings
cere profuse and beautiful, the grave
b.Mng literally covered with them.
Sewer System Project to C'ryMalli.e ;
in Bcgular b'orm.
Tomorrow night a meeting will be j
held at the federal court room for
the purpose of perfecting a perma
nent organization to be known as i
the Brownsville Sewerage Company.
As Herald readers know, this com-
pany will have for its object the con
struction of a sewerage system for
the city of Brownsville. It is pro
posal to organize with a capital stock
of $::o.o(m. one-half of this amount
having already been paid in. The
compan will elect its officers and
hoard of directors tomorrow night, as
well as making all necessary arrange-
'neiit- lor incorporating i
1P.ISII J.AM) BILL I
AMEXBMKXTS DKPKATHD .
Delicious Cakes of AH Kinds
I am prepared to fill all orders for FRUIT CAKE
and other Special Cake 011 short notice. Don't
worry and fuss over a hot fire and then have your
cake"" turn out bad." Clay's Bakery will relieve
von of all care at verv little expense.
CLAY'S SANITARY BAKERY
P. 0. Box 176 Telephone 07
MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK
Capital and Surplus, $150,000.00
Laundering Dainty Garments
Such as Shirt Waists. Skirts. Lingerie, etc.. is a part of our work which is done in an ex
cellent manner. We should also do all of your flat work. Our prices for this arc
very low and we do it better than you can do it at home.
Telephone No. I
The Model Laundry
Hiring the funeral services at the I Bj Assoria)tea Tress.
rhunb, the bell in the eitv hall was London. Xov. o. By a vote of 219
iid in honor of the faithful and! to -".4. the house of commons today
beloved city official who had
the Great Divide.
The death of Mr. Valdez is
1 refused to agree to the house of
lords." amendments to the Irish land
mourned by a
host of friends both 1
Another .lob for oBb J.ovett.
and Mexican and in his . By Associated Press.
death the city has suffered the loss f
f a faithful official. j
France uses 630,000 horse-power!
3,reloped from water; Italy, 404.-.
)(0; Switzerland. 3S0.O0O, and Ger-j
nam. 300.000. I
r. It is an-
former Judge I
New York, Xov.
nounced toda that
Lovett was elected to the committee
on law and finance of the Illinois
Central railroad company, to suc
ceed the late E. II. Harriman at the
meeting of the board of directors
in this citv .vesterdav.
N0-TSU-0H T ELL1V-SNW-QRB
Visit the Houston Carnival and San Antonio
Fair. You will find it worth the effort. We
might say visit Levy Bros.' and Joske's, if we
knew you would not
We do say visit the FURNITURE INTER
ESTS this alone is worth the money. But
if you get their price and compare with ours
we will get the money .
This is Not Soliloquy
It Is Pacts-Prove It !
WARREN & CROSS
Civil and Hydraulic
THE BETTER MAKE
Maps, Plans and Estimates
Irrigation Engineering one of our Specialties
Rooms f and 6. Puente Building, Brownsville. Texas
HOWSE FURNITURE COMPANY, FROM KTO P, BROWNSVILLE
Brownsville Lumber & Manufacturing Co.
Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors, etc.
Give us a trial before you buy.
We can please you.
Office Phone 226
Office and Yard, West Brownsville
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