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Brownsville Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1905, Brownsville, Texas V VOL XIII NO 253 BROWNSVILLE TEXAS TUESDAY JANUARY 17 1905 SINGLE COPIES 5 CENTS J I F MFW v v T Shoes 1 lot boys box calf shoes sixes 10 1 12 and 2 sold at a pair our special inventory price 1 lot Desnoyers shoes sixes 4 7 712 and 8 value our spe cial inventory price assorted sixes and Ribbons 2 lots of about 50 bolts from to values inventory price Staple Dry Goods 1 bale 11 inch brown domes tic special inventory price 1 bale heavy brown domestic price 6c special inventory price ii 1111111 Malting 5 rolls good heavy matting worth our special inventory price by roll only a Ladies Dress Skirts Ladies fine silk dress skirts and values our special inventory price each i skirts Iva dies fine black wool dress value each our spe cial inventory price Gloves 2 lots ladies white kid gloves good value but soiled our special inventory sale price 11 CASH Federal Grand Jury at Galveston Finds Bills Against Seven Citizens Names Not Yet Published Galveston Tex Jan The Federal grand jury here has return ed seven indictments against pro citizens of Brownsville One of these is one against a former official at Brownsville and the other six are charges of smuggling the parties involved being influential citizens of that place It is stated the cases were investigated here because the men concerned have so much influence at Brownsville it might have prevented the returning of the indictments It is alleged that smuggling has been carried on upon an extensive scale the opera PUT INTO ARANSAS PASS Clarke Dredging Outfit Met With Some Rough for Better Weather klsa To get WHAT you want vou want it is Prompt Accurate Shipments of the Best at Delivered Prices is MORE SATISFACTION Your ai Corp Planet Jr Seeders Wheel hoes Cultivators A very Plows Plant ers Birdsell Wagons Standard Windmills Disc Plows Pipe Casing Valves Fittings Belting Oil and 111111 G A TIN G O U T FIT 8 Own a Truck Now is the time of your life to become independent Dont neglect it Buy while we are offering inducements The Brownsville Land Town Co C H Thorn C A Roberts DRS THORN ROBERTS Brownsville are in South MOORE ROGERS Manufacturers and dealers in to our line and enlarged plant is one of the Most Complete in South Texas from all Mexico Texas FRANK W Texas ni VT C K I 15 A I cole I U COLE in il State Mini to and ali struct Will clu i Holici del Store i1 ill Texas a i u SODAS AND 0 A SPECIALTY For fine candies fruits and nuts chewing and smok tobacco cigars cold drinks elc In fncl every in first class lors using Mexicans to transport their good and profit upon the articles smuggled to be able to pay the Mexicans when the latter were arrested and jailed Several special agents of the Treasury Department Parker the chief of the special agents of the United States have been here giving regard ing the alleged violations The names of the parties indicted will not be made public until after their arrest which has not yet beerr Antonio Corpus Christi Clippings From the Crony Jan 14 Sam A Robertson was here yes and reported completion of his original contract for track south of Robstown His for ces are now doing some resurfacing for the railway company and mov ing a sixmile stretch of track which will shorten the line about 100 feet ahd shift Sarita station eastward a mile and a quarter So soon as the mud will permit survey to be made work will start on a new road from the city limits to the Alta Vista hotel a distance of nearly three miles The road is to be shelled a foot thick and twen ty feet wide J J Copley owner of the hotel will supply all material for culverts and bridges will put two teams in with the countys force and will pay onefourth of all inci dental expenses outside of the cost of working the county gang Corpus Christi in good demand and considerable of the crisp greenery is being shipped Growers get net per crate 12 dozen heads which is at the of more than per acre Mrand Mrs W 13 Bates with he beautiful Miss Bates and the were here last Saturday night on their way from Browns ville to Galveston and San Anto nio Last Wednesday morning about 40 box renters in the Corpus Chris ti post office found their boxes clos News 13th The Clarke dredging outfit con sisting of the tugs Clarke and Jim mie the launch Eveline C dredge No 4 an oil barge and two other barges with pontoons and equip ment which left this port recently for Brownsville are now at Aran sas Pass waiting for better weather After crossing the bar on the start they were met by heavy seas and thick weather but succeeded in reaching Aransas Pass without re damage Here it was de to seek refuge to await better weather conditions and a smoother sea but the depth of water on the bar was found insufficient to admit of the passage of the Charles Clarke The balance of the fleet crossed the bar and found but the Clarke lies outside at anchor It was reported at the of Charles Clarke Co that conditions were improving and that the fleet would continue 011 to Brownsville today or tomorrow Late News In Brief Over a million tons of the chalk cliffs on the south coast of England between Dover and St Margarets Bay fell into the sea in a landslide lately Scientists connected with the University of Buffalo claim to have discovered beyond doubt that cancer is a parasitic disease of in nature having produced cancer in healthy animals by trans planting germs from human beings and cured the animals by a serum Ii is reported that Dowie will purchase the Lopez ranch in the state of for a Zionist colony Gessler Rousseau who has been arrested in Philadelphia on cion of being the man who attempt ed to blow up the steamer Umbria is also identified as the one who tried to blow up the statue of Frederick the Great at Washing ton Port Arthur correspondent of the London Times says the sur render of that place is inexplicable as there were no signs of privation there being for two months more on hand at the time of the NUECES VALLEY RAILROAD Charter Filed for Road Be Built from Aransas Pass to De Austin Tex Jan charter of the Nueces Valley Rio Grande Mexico Railroad com pany was filed in the Secretary of States office today It has a cap ital stock of and its ob ject is to construct and operate a railroad from or near Aransas Pass to Del Rio a distance of 300 miles The proposed road will run through the counties of San Live Oak Bee McMullen Zavala Maverick Kin ney and Val Verde The ators are M C Wells K K Churchill S D C Dennis and R M Graham Off Steam Shall we stop our Advertising for awhile now The advertiser who thinks of dis continuing may argue have been advertising so long and so steadily that and special ties are well known and we intend to advertise again when business better in our line than it appears to be now In the meantime our business wont stop No neither will the engine stop the minute the men shovel ing in coal The point is however that when the engine is to be start ed again ten times as much will have been lost in power as has been saved in fuel or Eagle EXCURSIONS TO SOUTH TEXAS Brownsville Included In Made By 1 G N from St Louis J Pierpont Morgan the in terest of King Leopold of Belgium in the railroad The American house of represen so far this session has broken all previous records in pension leg Texas Notes Another large Bowing artesian well has been secured for Hous tons water supply new The International Great North ern is advertising ex cursion tickets to Texas north and east of Corpus Christi Brownsville and San Antonio These tickets will be sold Jan 17 from St and intermediate points with limit of twentyone days The rate has been placed at in order that a large number of people will take advantage there of It is expected Frisco and other of the Southwestern lines will do likewise PISH TOO PLENTIFUL nonpayment o box rent an increase of 1092 in pop P o to of there as a line of abashed j Ration over that of 1904 awaiting the opening lie window Those who forgot are he total number or box Cold Weather Drove Them o Deep Water Corpus Christi Tex fan The extreme cold lions of fish to flee and wanner water and as a result many thousands of were caught in a large pen For the first in years all were overstocked and hundreds of pounds given The vast quantity of fish novel sight to interior visit was i ors potuif The ia Rice and irrigation is for ess than ten per centum i i al outcry LO incut oi you hav said hj to Yes you ha the my ices hai I I K U by no year no taste j rind rates V enj General Merchandise i TEXAS This Space BELONGS TO Attorney W N Parks WATCH KOK JUS AD 1 1 I r i The Corpus Crony reports Postmaster W rd last week for warded ror the opening two un the Brownsville Mexico rail J l Katherine j trong is appointed where J R Hurt is ap postmaster These make j new operation LIVERY SALE STABLE ion the new road the other two Kingsville and The editor has be are jUt a r r t i i v I i Corner loth tc e a the moon eens Phase tiie nam o war a cl w y U JVI fcy IN 1 i due time him a informed and that was a moon s iv I I un truest effort wiJl be made he went to town awl got drunk In either or iron for private school houses or oih er buildings or lor cem etery enclosures Undertaking Co ISili and Jefferson Streets moon vtr to organize a baseball league in and that a full this section of Texas next season j When for home 1 to include Cuero CorpusChristi i 25 cents in his pocket and that Beeville Yoakum Port Lavaca Uvas the last quarter His and inlaw met him atthe door a ria Advocate rollingpin that was a total eclipse News camels a South Africa arl their carael i creature with UJ certain leys few they an ordinary A southern article in which he declared there never lias been and never will be a popular pension sion e r This moved Mr Ware the present commissioner of pen neck nore in bout and first sions to tiu discriminating journalist a note of appreciation concluding with this Your belief is so accurately level that alongside of it a is n 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