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Mission- Mission Most beautiful and healthful location in the valley. -One year old Dec 16th, -1500 Population. -More farms and more successful, farmers than any other town. -Best business openings in the valley. -On the St. JL, B. M. Ry, and a railroad now surveyed from San Antonio through Mission townsite Missioa-Mission- To Give Investors -a Spedal Opportunity J 'fl We have induced the Mission Land Improvement Company to postpone a general advance in prices un January 1st, 1910. Aftei that date All $350 lots wiirsell for . - $400 All 300 lots will sell for . . 350 All 250 lots will sell for . . ' 300 All 200 lots will sell for . ' ' 250 All -175 lots will sell for ' . . ' 200 All 125 lots will sell for . " 159 1 ilm irrrcm-..M..ft al agmagr .. . --in iiniiiijfy'' ' '" "b, -. r..l , ,.--. ....... Are selling rapidly. Many have more than doubled in prices since they were first sold. qAW lots fifty feet front and all within five blocks of railroad and main boulevard ; ; ; : : Small Payment Easy Terms Special Discount for Cash HAGUE BROTHERS, Sales Managers Mission. Texas For choicest selections call, write or wire Brownsville office on Elizabeth street, half block west of Miller Hotel R. N. MAGILJL General Sales Agent Brownsville, Texas GItAXTIXU FiaXCIlISH TO SHWKUAUl CO. tions to be properly lighted and guarded at night and after the com pletion of the purposes for which Clpy f Ordinance Passed liy City , said sreet sand alleys may be used Council Authorizing; Construction i they shall be restored to teir for of a Sewer System. ; mer condition as near as may be without unnecessary delay. An ordinance granting to the ( The said The Brownsville Sewer, Brownsville ' Sewerage Company. t age Company, their successors and their successors and assigns, the assigns, hereby agree to hold the right to cobs? ruct , operate and main. ' City of Brownsville harmless from tain, sanitary uiidgr.';""'! sewers Of the under the streets and all : f-iy of Browiisulle, Texas. " Section 1. Be it ordained 1 thd city council of the City of Browns ville. Texas: That the right is here, by granted to the Browns llle Sewer erage Company, a cororati6n duly incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas, to construct, operate and maintain for the period of Twen. ty-five years a system of sanitary sewers under the roads, streets and any liability which may result to it by reason of any violation of this section, or by reason of any failure to maintain said sewers in proper repair. Section :!. The general plan of the sewerage system shall he as fol. lows: Sewers shall be of the best quality of salt glazed terra cotta pipe, truly cylindrical and laid upon a true gradient with joints laid tight with first-class cement mortar. Manholes shall be placed over the with approved cast iron covers strong enough to carry the greatest and heaviest traffic. Sewers to be laid at such depth all parties concerned. alleys of the City of Brownsville sewers where necessary and covered subject to the right of the city coun cil of the City of Brownsville, determine as to the side or each street and alley that such sewers shall bo laid, under and subject to the con. ditions hereinafter provided. j And the Brownsville Sew. ra Company, their seuceessors and as signs, shall have the privileg e in ac. cordauce v. h ;.ie l-nas o." thX or dinance of Uis'iie all of the strvvts " nml alloys within the corf k ration, the easy flow of a after being accepted by the City Council the same shall constitute the system hereby atuiiorized. This system may be extended either by the order of the City of Browns ville, or at the option of the Browns, ville Sewerage Company, their suc i cessors and assigns, subject tothe ap proval by the City Council of the plans and specifications of sucn ex tensions,provided,however, that the said The -rownsvflle Sewerage Com pany, their successors and assigns, shall not be required to extend the system to a part, that is not at the time sufficiently built up to return! a reasonable revenue. And i ae said Tha "Brownsville Sewerage Qpmpany their successors and assigns, shall haye reasonable time within which to make all reasonable intensions. Sec. 7. The City Council shall make and pass such ordinances with ade. nuate penalties as may be necessary for the protection and proper use of the sewers or their necessary con nections,' catch basins, manholes or other appurtenance; also such ordi nances requiring the fulfillment of the obligations of this ordinance as will insure the prompt. compliance of from the surface of the streets as to give a fall of not less than three inches in ten feet from adjacent buildings. No sewer pipe shall be less than six inches in diameter, and all sewers shall be large enough to provide for sewerage. Sec. S. The construction of said sewer system shall be commenced within three months after tbe accept ance of plans and shall be completed within one year thereafter; pioviued however, that if the time sis then spe cified be extended by reason of floods, ' act of God or public enemy, or for ' legal proceedings for the mainten. limits or said Citv of Brownsville as Section 4. No connection shall ance or ueiense pi uieir legai rigius, M . ow exist or mav hereafter-'eK- be made to the sewer system without or in e acquisition of property or Tfhv toTJJe of a permit from The Brownsvile Sew. f ts of -ason of any ist by extension ior me pui jurat- ' 1 other causes whatever beyond their laying pipes, conduits of brick sew. erag- Company, their successors and controU such time sUall form no part ers niauHoles. catch basins, etc., as assigns, and all connections shall he of the time speeitied in this ordinance mtt necessary to provide an ad- made by them, or under their super- f0r the performance ol any acts re- sanitarv sewerage visions aim ai citaigtra mi mii n ijuucu tiie ii tivi y-yji w w ice shall be equal and uniform. 'uoneiby them. period during the life of this fran chise on the following terms and in the following manner to wit: Said City of Brownsville shall ap point one competent person, said Brownsville Sewerage Company shali appoint one competent person and these two shall select a third compe tent person and those three, or a ma jority thereof, shall examine said sewage system and fix a value there pn at as near the actual cash value thereof at the time as possible. The amount so lixe-i shall be considered ' as fixing the prlco at which said City may purchase and nt which said TJif, Brownsville Sewerage C'SffJpany1 shall .sell said sewerage system to saiu city. Sec. 11. That this ordinance take effect upon and after its approval by the Mayor and City Council of( Brownsville, Texas. . BROWNSVILLE GRAIN CO. (IXCORPORATKD) FEED AND SEED-Wholesale and Retail DISTRIBUTORS FOR -j-ji c c TEXAS SEED 4 FLORAL CO, SrilOUG 00 I't1 1 L L li Ft. I IDAHO, CKKATKST YVHKAT STATIC , i Average Acre Yield Nearly Twice ! " That of Country. Newest afd Finest Hotel in Southwest Texas Modern in Every Particular , 3 ip irate parlors and writing room especially fitted for the comfort of our lady patrons. and for teiate system oi ' . . . 4 tn the City ot urow hs un making repairs or etxenaionsto such sjstem during the period in which this ordinance may be in ofeu. Section 2. The said The Browns, ville Sewerage Company, their suc cessors and assigns shall evrcis due care and diligence in t' ue of the streets and alleys and sh.'ll , .mo no unnecessary obstruction to i iblic travel over or upon the sam- or any injury or unnecessary intc feivnco it h any pies either of gas or w ater which may be lawfully located be- j neatb. the surface thereof, when such ' seWers are la.d, and the said The' Brownsville Sewerage Company shall take every reasonable precaution! against accident and danger to per cn, and property in the exercise of j Section To reimburse The Brownsville Sew erase Company for its inxesfment. and the proper main tenan.' ot it system ,the Brownsville Sewt'-.'S'1 Companv, its successors and aM-:iis uro iiereby allowed to make a charge per month to each iiidiidual. firm, torporation or in. stitution making use of said sewer steir. provided such charge shall he not less than S per cent nor more 'ban 1" per cent on the capital in vested. Section The said The Browns- ille Sewerage Company, its succes. sors and assigns, shall file with the City Qf Brownsville a copy of the plans exhibiting the location of all See. 9. The City of Brownsville for and in consideration of receiving free use of said sewer system, for its City Hall, Market Square, Public School or other public places con trolled by n, and In further consid eration of the great benefit derived by the City from said sewer system, hereby agrees to furnish free oi charge from its water mains, all wa rer necessary to operate a1! tlusli tanks belonging to said sewer sys. tem, provided, however: That should the city of Brownsville at any time in the future dispose of, or sell its water works plant, then this "section of this ordinance shaTl be null and void, but shall in no way affect the balance of this ordinance Sec. 10. The city of Brownsville shall have the right to purchase said Special to The Herald. j Spokane, Wash., Dec. 28. Idaho, Washington, Oregon and Montana are the four greatest wheat producing states per acre yield in the Union, i e according to statistics just compiled by A. F. Hitt, special field agent in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, for the bureau' of statistics of the United States Department of Agriculture. He gives Idaho first place in the pro duction of winter wheat, the average yield being 29 bushels. Washington ' D is second with 25. y bushels, Oregon !H being third with 21. C bushels. xjiejVi general average of the United States j cj5 is given at 15.5 bushels. Montana ! rj heads the list in the production of 5 spring wheat, the average yield being 2S.8 bushels. Idaho is second wun I riO , " " ! with 20. C bushels the general average of the United States being 15.9 bush-i els. While official figures are ntt available, it is estimated that the ! wheat crop in the four states named is near the 65,000,000 bushel mark ; this season, with prices higher than jS they have been at any-time during i the last 30 years. The quotations j The Miller is Farther South Than any Hoel in United States Jno. McClintock. Proprietor' BROWNSVILLE MUSIC COMPANY J. B. VIAN0, Proprietor and Manager Sole agents for the celebrated Sttich & Zeidler, Bollerman Son S7 to 92 cents, but, Iri .1 -,C 1 ' s,-s today are from there are also prices ranging from 97 cents to v a bushel. sewers, manholes, inspection holes, ! sewerage system from said The lit unci privileges nereuy i . j uiuw no v encja uumiiiwi; w granted, and shall cause au excaw. , - , - , - NOTICE. The regular annual meeting .of the stockholders of the First National Bank of Brownsville. Texas, will be held -at its banking house on Tues day. January 11th. 1910. at 3 p. m. for the election of directors and , the transaction of such other busi- ne?s mav nronerlv come before ! tj the meeting. . ! A. ASUHEIM, Cashier. ! Brownsville, Te," Dec. 11, 1909 Pianos. TUNING AND REPAIRING A SPECIALTY SPECIAL BARGAIN ALL DURING THIS MONTH ONLY. $375.00 high grade Bollerman Son Pianos at $325.00. $75.00 cash, balance on easy payments to suit your pocket book. : : : : : Nearly 100 Pianos have been sold in Brownsville and mata ros ior the last 15 years which references were given inlast week's Herald. These instiuments are made especially this cli mate with my own mouse proof patent. Your old piano taken in exchange. A call will be appreciated Phone 265 Brownsville, Texas WW www www 1 -C Lijer-!