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THE iUCoWXSV'lliliE iAlL.V HERALD.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER IV, j'09 THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD By Brownsville Hernia Publishing Co. M. J. Slattery Mrs. Jesse O. Wheeler - Manager - - Editor Official County and city Journal. Consolidated in 1S9S with the Daily Cosmopolitan, which was published i.n Brownsville for sixteen years. Enlered at the Postoffice. Brownsville, Texas, as second-class matter. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION. Dally Published every evening extent Sunday, by mail postpaid to any point in the United States, Mexico or Cuba, or delivered by carrier to any part of Brownsville, Texas, or Matamoros. Mexico. One copy one year. . .?6.00 One copy six months." 3.00 Weekly Published Saturday, by mall nostnaid to any point in the United States or Mexico. One copy one year 51.50 One copy six months 75 One copy three months. . .50 Subscriptions Invariably due and payable in advance. Advertising rates on application. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1909 Aeroniania is the latest. We may all have it when we cross the fab led styx. "The duck season is now on. The goose season never quits. Corpus Christi Herald. A- Corpus Christi? The blizzard that covered the Worth with snow and ice sent a faint -fcxeath of its refrigerating blast to relieve the summer heat that was jDTevailing over South Texas recently. The weather is perfect in the val ley nrw. 'Tex:is Waterways Brownsville, November 10.20 Round Trip. 6a!o Nov. 1G and 17. Convention. 18-U0.100!). .Tickets on . Limit Xov. S:-4. a. ar. 2. Train leaves rives 7:20 p. ni." In ipite of the above and simi tar nuertisements now appearing in the columns of several state, con temporaries, The Herald can dis cover no trace of a convention in -Brownsville except in the brand of weather that has been handed out to", us which is strictly in accord with tradition. Although, it is evi dent taat some one has blundered with regard to the convention, still we. would say to would-be-delgates and ether intending visitors that Brownsville is just as attractive now without a convention as any other city ::. Texas is with one and it will jjay t'r-i.: to take a trip down here asrf irat'-w:v; w Hh our canal too:: "he latter are bubbling sourc es of original information, who will fed giac to take up the hours that others lot? would have been given to t1 evanescent convention. ATT" H'T KIjKJHT NEXT WEEK. Invent r Newman Will Take Aero plane to Lomo Alto for Trial. ' It htt probability Prentice A. New. mn ttf inventor of the Browns ville ittroplane, will make another attempt " flight during the eatf.y part of- ;iext week. Mr. Newman ha- .'bindoned the plan of making his tii?' flights from West Browns ville, c i .ccount of there -being so much fcrush along the road side as to ivnder it very difficult to- man-eouv- U:s machine. He expects to rvmov . his aeroplane to Lomo Alto about i.ecn miie distant from the city the first ol next week and make his next attempt at flight there. At Lomo Alto is located a hill Wiiich t!r. Newman states has a slant, or about iifty feet to the 100 yards, and he proposes to make his prciltiiinnrv run down this hill, -wtvtrh greatly increase the FpceJ r his machine while on the grown Mr. Newman is unable to st.il! jl:" exact date upon which he "will imaUe his next atempt. AT OPPORTUNITY -: IX BROWNSVILLE. -I 1,000.00 49,000.00 3,750.00 22,646.67 1,750.00 ' 26,004.30 6,213.20 , No. 7002. Report of the Condition of tho MERCHANTS' NATIONAL IJAXR, At Brownsville, in the State of i Texas, at the close of business, No-j vember 16th, 1909: Resources. Loans and Discounts. .$510,215.46 Overdrafts, secured and unsecured 14,069.91 IT. S. Bonds to secure circulation 100.000.00 U. S. Bonds to secure U. S. Deposits U. S. Bonds on hand. . . Premiums on U. S. Bonds Bonds, Securities, etc. . Banking house. Furni ture, and Fixtures. . Due from National Banks (not reserve agents) Due from State and Pri vate Banks and Bank ers, Trust Companies, and Savings Banks. . Due from approved re serve agents 62,188.42 Checks and other Cash Items Notes of other National Banks Fractional Paper Cur. rency. Nickels, and Cents Lawful Money Reserve in Bank, viz: Specie ?33,346.19 Legal tender notes 12,500.00 Redemption fund with U. S. Treasurer (5 per cent of circulation) . . Due from U. S. Treasurer Total 1853,609.16 Liabilities. Capital stock paid in. . $100,000.00 Surplus fund 50,000.00 Undivided Profits, less Expenses and Taxes paid 27,340.77 National Bank Notes outstanding 100,000.00 Due to other National Banks . 7,052.00 Due to State 'and Pri vate Banks and Bank ers 15,150.72 Dividends unpaid 30.00 Individual Deposits sub ject to check 407,496.34 Demand Certificates of Deposit 144,539.33 Certified Checks 1,000.00 United States Deposits. 1,000.00 Your Banking Facilities Do you contemplate any change in them? Are you receiving due courtesy and consideration? It is not our purpose to prey on the business that properly belongs to other banks, but having in mind that changes are sure to be made, we imply desire to extend a most cordial invitation to all who may desire new banking arrangements, to call on us. 1 1,553.12 j 3,435.00 ; i 136.80 . 45,846.19 rownsvi ank & Trust Co. Interest Is the greatest, incentive towards saving money. When 3-011 find, your money is earning' something you feel more like saving. Interest, like a much advertised remedy, " works while you sleep." We pay interest on saving's accounts from $10 up, and on certificates of de posit for 3, 6 or 12 months' time. Absolute safety, consistency and courtesy are our watchwords. The First National Bank of Brownsville i J .MM I Mil it ' - - - 1 C. B. KONE Total 5S53, 609.16 State of Texas, County of Cameron, ss: I, J. G. Fernandez, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. J. G. FERNANDEZ, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this ISth dav of November, 19,01). F. CHAMPION, Notary Public Cameron County, Texas. Correct Attest: MIGUEL FERNANuEZ. E. II. GOODRICH, J. GREGG. Directors. P. K V A I'lTl LA T I O X. Resources. Loans $524,285 P. S. Bonds and Premi ums Other Bonds and Securi ties Furniture and Fixtures. Cash on hand and with Banks 153,750.00 22,646.67 1,750.00 BEN CARY NEW HOTEL RIVERSIDE New buildings, new furnishings first class in every detail Two blocks north ot depot one block west of postoffice CEKTAIXLY TI1K 3IOST I K.SJKAJ!LE LOCATION JN THE CITY ESPECIAL ATTENTION TO TRAN SIENTS :U liOOMS. ALL SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST EXPOSURE. $2.00 Per Day BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS Take , a ride through s West Brownsville Youll like it J. B. SCOTT - - General Manager. Laundering Dainty Garments Such as Shirt U'aiitJ, 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 are very low and we do it better than you can do it at home. Telephone No. 1 The Model Laundry MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK BROWNSVILLE. TEXAS Capital and Surplus. $150,000.00 151,177.1.; $S53,609.10 Liabilities. Capital Stock $100,000.00 Surplus and Profits. . . . 77,340.77 Circulating Notes 100,000.00 Deposits o7(!,t!08..50 The Underwood Typewriter Is the typewriter you wifl eventually , buy. L et us place one in your office. HICKS HARDWARE CO., Agents. true to the and belief. best of our knowledge SS53.609.16 ! 33 Judging from the advertis- -r ins" columns of the Brownsville -.-Herald, that city is badly in r.-2-heed"of a dry goods store. il 24 lire's a great opportunity for v- y- some enterprising man. who un. r'r. fiprstanhs the dry goods busi- : k uesT, as Brownsville is a city 5r of at least 10,000 souls: Cor-SR- pus T!bristi Herald. 3 i;- Trial's the truth. Browns- rK fc wile has a few small dry goods -K a; Iviu ;s but none that are far- r.4. 'mizhud enough to see that rK t. - ciisht make themselves rK ii proper hv advertising none fiinf have the enterprise to aid ?.i i,r. hf- oromotion of their -C lawn's development by endeav & cri'r to increase their own Ht s;- trade ?s well as contributing -'.i to th? support of a paper that ri ts doinfl its best to build up r.- the town and bring them more fl ouwtninprB Brownsville has -'. nm. hnsiness men. however. -K wh'.'yre enterprising enough to ?I- :i. nHvrri;p. and who seem to 4t fake prid-i in buying advertis- tH iri'inf snare that-is worth some-.4: Ihing ir these t H AiHe V has oi it is in such men as ,at the hope -of Browns- -j business development -1 ot" its mainstays. - Ot'l'icial Statement of the financial Condition of the KKOWXSVIIiliK BAXK .V- TKL'ST COJII'AXy, At Brownsville, State of Texas, at the close of business on the 16th day of November, 1909, published in the Brownsville Daily Herald, a news- paper printed ana published at Brownsville, State of Texas, on the j 19th day of November 1909. I Besoiiire. Loans and Discounts V. V. 1,ASTINGER, President. E. A. McGARY, Cashier. Sworn and subscribed to before me this 18 th day of November A. I)., nineteen hundred and nine. Witness my hand and notarial seal on the date last aforesaid. WM. J. RUSSELL,, (Seal) Notary Public. Correct Attest: L. K. MORRIS, Directors. i i: K C A I' I T U li AT I O X. ! Uesourees ! Loans J177.4S9 j Furniture and Fixtures 5,186.77 34; personal or collateral$133,226.79 I Cash Loans, real estate 4 4, 2 6 2.7 o ! Oil, 109.52 Furniture and Fixtures. Due from ap proved Re serve Ag ents $37,453.56 Due from oth er Banks and Bank ers, subject to check . . 4,864. S3 ,186. 1 Liabilities. j Capital Stock unaiviaeci proius, uei. Deposit .MISCUKAX'I ?245,785.83 . $60,000.00 5,194.89 180..-00.94 FINANCIERS TO SAN BENITO WARREN & CROSS 1..M;;K PARTY' EX ROtTE TO AR RIVE TONIGHT. Interested in Financial Deal in Cou- j lection With Increase in Capital ' Stock of San Benito. Co. To Be ' Elaborately Entertained-. , Civil and Hydraulic Engineering Architects Maps, Plans and Estimates irrigation Engineering one of our Specialties Rooms 4 and 6, Puente Building, Brownsville, Texas Two . i i ' i 42.31S.39 Cash Items. Currency . . . Specie 3,004.39 15,242.00 2,544.74 Broke Special to The Herald. Beeville, Texas, Nov. 19' Pullman cars of Northern and business men who are en route to San Benito as guests of the "W. R Compton Co., of St. Louis, who are financing the San Benito project passed here today. They have visit ed Dallas, Houston, Galveston, San Antonio and other Texas cities where they have large interests, and where bankers and commercial clubs have royally entertained these disting uished guests. San Benito is pre paring an elaborate entertainment i fni- thorn Tliev will reach there to- t" I ICES INTO STOICE. j n!ght an(1 win reniain in the val ley three days. $245,785.83 Glass in Door of DniK Store. Martinez BROWNSVILLE MLST RAISE 50 L 8838 "1 s Twelve hundred and eight fractional blocks aggregating one hundred and eighty-seven lots, in the Stillman extension to the city, (formerly known as the "Woodhouse Labor") adjoining West Brownsville. Will Sell in Bulk. Easy Terms Address: ! Woodhouse, Raymondville, Texas 20,791.13 Total .245,7S5.S3 Liabilities. Capital Stock paid in.. Undivided Profits, net. Due to Banks and Bankers, subject to check Individual Deposits, sub ject to check 92,061.30 Time Certificates of De- 560,000.00 5,194.89 56,179.49 About twelve o'clock last night! i some miscreant broke the glass in ' one of the doors of the drug store j of Jose Martinez on the corner of j Adams and Eleventh Street, with a bullet fired from a 44-calibre re volver. The bullet pierced the edge of the sheet iron awning in front of the store, turning downward and passing through the glass in the door and hitting the wood work of a chow case on the interior of the tore, tro'i'i vt.iK-n it giance.i on to Money National Baseball Ass'n Draws for (Giiavantee. nosit o,4J.io Cashier's Checks 1.0" i the floor AVho fired the bullet or from Total ?24t),i so.&rf i where it was fired is mere conjec- Today Joe Katool is busily en- rrrj&rfi&ri&ri&r gaged in soliciting funds with which , State of Texas, County of Cameron. We, "W. W- Lastinger, as presi dent and E. A. JIcGary as cashier of said bank, each of us, do solemn ly swear that the above statement i 1 ture. Although several persons 1 heard the shot, yet no one saw the man who fireu It. Judging from the course of the bullet, the shot was evidently fired from a point above the level of the awning. to comnlete the $250, which it necessary to deposit with the Nat ional Baseball Association in order for Brownsville to obtain a charter in the Southwest Texas Baseball League. Sometime since Juni Cob olini and Mr. Katool collected $210, which is ?40 short of the necessary I nmnunt Rrnwnsville lias been sion and unless the draft is honored. J ft KILGORb, narlHlgeil, 1 CXaS. within the next three days Browns-1. " . ' 1 ville will be dropped from the list , M of towns composing the Southwest rrnrVir:Or!3r I Texas League. CF Ci "O" "O" U u cj c c c t o "O'-O" SUGAR CANE Several thousand tons of sugar cane wanted for immediate delivery. Must be of excellent quality- Mention price per ton f. o. b. railroad station. Address