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Brownsville Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 23, 1904, Brownsville, Texas J1 V VOL XIIIv NO 42 TEXASTUESDAY AUGUST 23 1904 SINGLE COPIES 5 GENTS McDONALDrS 1 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ILL OPEN AN UPTODATE Department Store abcmt AU GUST TWENTYF1FTH Will offer to the public a variety of merchandise never before equaled in Brownsville in quality price or variety Come see us let us prove the above assertion POSITIVELY ONE CASH ONLY New Lindsey Brick Building Elizabeth Street Next Door to First National Bank Building Brownsville Fish Oyster Co Located three blocks west of postoffice BROWNSVILLE TEXAS Will be open for business on 1st of September iCity and couinry orders solicited Fish oysters and shrimp received daily ANDERSON LINTON PR H M Field DEALER ROCERJcS Shelf and Heavy Hardware Agricultural Im plements Tin and Wooden Ware Wupper man NonBreakable White Enameled Ware Sheet Tin and Iron Rround and Flat Bar Iron White Lead Lubricating Oil Turpentine Paint Varnish and Window Glass Mixed and Dry Paints for Carnages and Buildings Carriage Wagon and Building Material Sash Doors and Blinds to Order Lime Cement and Bricks Highest Price for Skins and Country Produce FISH BROS WAGONS San Hntonio machine and SUPPLY DDjnPBNY S A N A N T O N I O Sole agents for Atlas Engines and Boilers Boers Clarke Centrifugal Dquble Suc tion Pumps Smith Vaile Steam Pnmps StarWindmills and The MODEL Gasoline Engine can see one in operation at The Herald office C K Elkins LL B A B cole Ivlv 13 ATTORNEYSAT Will prhctice in nil courts Slnte nnd y4edernl Special attention given to Iniicl and nb i slrnct business Will do collectini Office Over Bolica del Asruiln Combes Drugstore NIEVES CAMERO BRO Corner Twelfth Wasnington St Watchmaker Machinist and Silversmith Established 1844 CARPTSNTKR AND tracts taken for both frame and brick buildings and all other work in my line Also painting and re pairing Cypress cisterns made to order Address W S Eleventh street bet Elizabeth and Levee streets Brownsville Texas American Restaurant J A TINMAN Prop Table supplied with the best the market affords Boaad per 25c Eleventh St Opp FJrsf National Bank WANTED Cement Side Walk Celler and Warehouse s Flooring to Make I also sell for Cash 20 bis Golden Eagle BrandCement at seventy bis at and 35 tons Washed Gravel at at 2 cents per foot Henry Schoenneld Established 1S79 Kowalski General Merchandise UNDERGROUND FLOW Investigation Being Made Of Artesian Wells in Texas to Determine This Galveston News Aug 20 Prof T UTaylor of the United States Geological Survey was in the city from his headquarters in Aus tin 5esterday The purport of Prof Taylors visit was merely to secure a map which will helphim in the location of artesian wells through out the State During the past few weeks he has been devoting his time to the location of these wells in order to determine and measure the flow of underground waterHe has during the past few days devoted his time to the districts lying in this vicinity and has secured some very valuable data which will be embodied in his report to the United States Geolog ical Survey and which will later be available to the peopleof Texas In discussing the matter yester dajhe said I have been devot ing almost the entire summer to this work of investigating condi tions relative to the underground flow I have visited nearly eveiy section of the State in gathering my data Whenever I learn of the existence of a well in any certain section from which I can gather in formation that will aid me in deter mining the depth at which water is found and the amount of the flow I visit it In this way I am able to get some idea of the conditions in the different parts of the state I already have some very valuable data but I have not finished my investigations and probably shall not until the close of the season During the the past three weeks I have been working in this sec tion of the stateA few days ago I visited Webster where a Japanese colony is located The little fel Get Rich Raising Onions Tomatoes Prices and terms most reasonable to all who will im prove lands The Brownsville Land Town Co BROKER BROWNSVILLE TEXAS lows are experimenting with the cultivation of rice and are doing quite remarkable work They have two or large farms and are irrigating witlMeninch artesian wells con nection so that in the event that the natural flow is not sufficient theycan start these up Their of water is inexhaustible but it is sometimes necessary to operate their pumps in order to get the required amount there being times when the water will not flow to the surface conditions I have found In some parts the farm ers seem to have developed com plece of irrigation In other parts however they have only begun to experiment In this particular part of the State they seem to have made wonder ful advancement along this line In the vicinity of Houston and in Galveston county there are a num ber of good wells and the farmers seem to be doing good work I have been very materially aided during my investigation around those places by Mr Warnecke who is thor oughly acquainted with conditions I and has been able to give me a world of information concerning depth and the flow From him I learned can be 450 average j that a good flow of water I found at depths ranging from j to 600 feet and that this depth is called attention Made to order Suites From Up Call ni I Beneventefs Berber Shop for Samples Etc probably 500 feet He to the fact that many holes turn out dry because of a lack of experience on the part of the drillers He cited me cases of where had been pro nounced dry when Inter operations had proven that there was a large Civic Club Organization The officers elected at the meet ing of the ladies to a civic club Saturday Aug 20 called to order by chairman Dr I W Cack are as follows Mrs Mrs President Mrs Benj Vice president Mrs 2nd Vicepres Miss J M iss D rer The members were as follows Mesdames Garrett Leahy Fannie Putegnat Hendricks Hinkley Odom Iricli Graham K W I i ckey Wei 1 er M isses Co n n er Minnie Duffy Clio Dickey Clear water Beatrice Hooks Mary Bar bo u rV In the absence of the president the meeting on the 22nd was called to order by 1st vicepresident Mrs Benj Kowalski and minutes of last meeting were read and ap proved First in order of proceedings of thismeeting was to decide upon a name under which the cliib would adopt its constitution and bylaws jfhe designation was put before the Dallas Tex and voted on as Browns underflow that was easy of access Men of no experience in that line of work had been in the field and after having done some desultory drilling had given up asserting that water could not be reached Prof Taylor is in complete charge of the government river and flood service in the territory lying between the Sabine and Pe cos rivers in this State The ser vice has been completely system atized Sixteen different stations have been established with a man at each station who keeps an accurate record of the rise and fall of the water in the river under his charge Thus information as to the exact amount of the flow is available at any time This depart ment of the Geological Survey is provingvery valuable as the com plete record that is kept of the rises and the normal flows makes it pos sible to determine the amount of water that annually goes down the streams It also aids in determin ing the nature of the various rivers HAS NEW FUEL Lehmann of Dallas claims to have discovered a method of manufac ville Civic League The purpose of which is tobeautify the town turing a new kind of fuel which is and better sanitation of the cheaper than anthracite coal cost ing but per ton and that it gives off more heat and there is absolutely no waste to it The new fuel is composed of or and various crushed brown coal other substances to bind it together It is subjected to heavypressure and moulded in the shape of bricks hence the name of Brickette which is ap plied to the new fuel It is claimed that a ton of brickettes will run a railway engine 35 miles while an ordinary ton of coal will only run it fifteen miles EXCITING INCIDENT OF PRESIDENTS TRIP HOME Oyster Bay I Aug ablate of red ii re the traia bear ing the president and party drew into Oyster Bay station tonight at oclock An unpleasant in cident occurred in New York when the presidential party reached the corner of Sixth avenue and Twenty fourthstreets Abigathletic man sprang into the street in advance of the crowd and dodging the mounted police who surrounded the presidents carriage tried to reach the carriage Secret Service Officer Taylor one of thepresi dents personal guards seized the man before lie couldreach the car riage step Taylor forced him back to the sidewalk telling him he could not reach the president in so unceremonious a mannerWhat the mans object was nobody knows Thepresident suggested that he was just a bit too enthusiastic The president was greeted with enthusiastic cheers by several hun dred people at Oyster Bay station West Brownsville Only down Fine lots Corners Halfprice to builders The Brownsville Land Town Co streets The constitution was then drawn up in order subject to amendments With the conclusion of the afternoons meeting a com mittee was appointed by the pres ident for the purpose of drawing up the rules necessity of and bylaws The working in perfect harmony with the health officers and the municipal authorities thoroughly discussed and a com mittee in the near future will wait upon these parties for aid in the various lines embraced in this work The league adjourned to meet next Thursday afternoon at half past five at the opera house J HOOKS Sec NOTICE The Incarnate Word Academy will reopen on the 5th of Septem ber with renewed vigor and hopes to have a large daily attendance of boarders and day pupils The Spanish department being closed the year before last few persons aware of itsbeing re opened in September 1903 and so the number of boarders in thisde department were fewer than in former years For the benefit of parents who wish their children to be educated in Spanish it is well to state that said department is conducted by Spanish Sisters who have received their diplomas from tue normal school of Guadalajara Mexico and academy English is also taught there for one hour daily Special attention js given to the practice of English Both English and Spanish de partments will be conducted on the same principles as last session The pupils will receive their monthly reports filled from the monthly examinations There will be also as in last session two test examinations one in January and one in Junethus bestowing oh de serving pupils the advantages of promotion twice during the school term in French Spanish in T Cahill the plumber has a unique and original nigh which shows that lie is an expert in his line of business The sign consists j of pipes and all the fittings that goi tomake a first classand uptodate j water steam or gas system TakCjj a look at it when you are near hiw place of business Those who are jstrumental music drawing paint ing artificial flowers and fancy work are optional with pupilsand also are at the disposition of those who may to attend school For further particulars addrchs Notiee The expupils of the Incarnate Word Academy are cordially mvit familiar with what is termed a ed to attend the celebration of the ed joint can see a splendid spedj Golden Jubilee of our Superioress inen of this work on the sign JRev Mother MStanislas Septem Cahills name and business also 27 of admission can appearinthe center in very neat be had at the convent lettering M MECTITIXDK t
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