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Brownsville Daily Herald (Newspaper) - July 14, 1908, Brownsville, Texas DAILY HERALD VOL XVII NO 9 BROWNSVILLE TEXAS TUESDAY JULY 14 1908 Embody Strength Simplicity Efficiency Averys Torpedo Sulky They are made throughout of the very best material and are especially renowned for Lightness of Draft ease of adjustment and adaptability to any kind of soil ITA LANDS I In August 1907 W P Stites Ed Bullion W E Nickerson and Ed C Austin Secy Texas Onion Growers Association rented of W S Dougherty 107 acres of land for an onion crop at per acre adjoining La Lomita ranch Dhring September October and November they plowed aud prepared their land and planted their seed beds During De cember they transplanted their onions to the field May 4th 1908 87 cars of onions were shipped av eraging 500 or more crates per car and selling at and better per crate It is safe to estimate the returns from these 107 acres of onions to be not less than for a crop which it took less than 9 months to produce and sell The above parties have sirce bought land from La Lomita ranch Affi davits substantiating this statement will be gladly furnished by Conway Hoit of La Lomita ranch HOIT Texas O 0 Lawn and Garden We have everything that is needed in Mowers Reels Hose Nozzles and Revolv ing Lawn Sprinklersbe sides all kinds of Garden Tools and Implements in this line procured here is from the best manufacturers and is the best of the kind made handle no inferior goods 0 0 0 O 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 HOTEL QUESTION IS CONSIDERED it COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO SET MOVE OJf FOOT TO BUILD HO HOLDS MEETING First KssenUal to Provide City with will Place Subject Before City for Pine Modern Hotel by Col nosed to Ash Countys Assistance SINGLE COPIES 5 CENTS GKAND FRATERNITY IN BROWNSVILLE LODGE OF THIS ORDER HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY ORGANIZED IN THIS CITY TwentyFive Members Enrolled Of ficers Were Elected and Organiza tion Fairly by Judge Allen on Object and History of the Order A most important meeting took place in this city yesterday afternoon when the committee which was ap pointed some time ago to take steps towards securing the construction of a hotel here which shall be adequate to the needs of the city held a meet ing at the office of Capt Wm Kelly tor the purpose of inaugurating such a move Those present were James A Browne president of the First Na tional Bank Judge E C Porto man ager ofthe New York and Browns ville Improvement Company and Captain Wm Kelly who were appointed on the committee or iginally and Col Uriah Lett the well known railroad builder F Yturrla who was also appointed on the committee was the only member of the committee absent he being out of the city Col Lott was invited to meet the committee and was asked to become a member in view of his wide exper ience and influence infinancial enter prises of importance as well as in view the great interest which he has taken in the upbuilding of Brownsville In fact the subject of building a large modern hotel in Brownsville has been given much study by Col Lott for month past and he has drawn a plan for a splen did hotel which would cost from 150000 to to contain 250 rooms or more This hotel it has betn his hope would constructed with the aid of James Stillman the1 great New York banker who was bom at Borwnsville and who has de clared his intention to do something substantial for his native town He has named the projected structure the Stillman and the plans are as would do credit even to so prom inent a man as the great financier This plan has been placed before the committee by Col Lott It was suggested however by Col Lott that it would be useless to un dertake to organize a stock company to build a great hotel here until the town should be provided with a sew er system This objection voiced the idea of every one present The im possibility of the city issuing more bonds for the construction of a sew er was stated by Mayor Combe but it was suggested that some plan might be adopted by which the plant could be constructed without the city issuing bonds It was proposed in fact that the county be requested to assist thje city in the enterprise and plans devised whereby the system might be constructed without the city having to issue bonds for the purpose Mayor Combe assured the commit tee that he would have the matter placed before the city council and see that steps were taken at once to solicit the aid of the county in the matter committee thereupon ad journed to meet later when plans will be submitted for the erection of a hotel and securing a site for the same No steps will be taken to wards securing subscriptions to a stock company to build the proposed hotel until after the next meeting A married womans iUea of a satis factory compromise is to have her husband agree to do just what she wishes him to do The national convention of the pro hibition party will be held in Colum bus Wednesday and Thursday Last night a number of citizens met at the Woodmen of the World hall and organized a new fraternal insur ance order known as the Grand Fra ternity The meeting was presided over by C C Ellison general superintendent of the Grand Fraternity for South Texas The organization was com pleted with an enrollment of 25 members The following officers were elected commander FrediE Starck vice commander Hy Verhelle past com mander ATurk regent Frank C Pierce recorder Jose R Menchaca guide A Goldanimer sentry T R Tate guard Ino Thielen marshal W B Andrews Judge Noah Allen after the elec tion oC officers addressed the meeting upon the stability and worthiness of the order Having recently re turned from Philadelphia where he attended the meeting of the govern ing council of the order held in that city last month he was well equipped to discuss its merits Other talks were made on the same subject by Messrs Ellison and Hinsley the or ganizers Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served after the work was Cigars also formed part of the refreshment program This order is one of high standing and will no doubt prove beneficial Co this city See San Benito AND ITS GREAT GRAVITY CANAL 30000 Acres Irrigated Delta Lands 50 miles of canals witfr locks and dams already completed Thousands of acres cleared and under cultivation Crops now growing and being SAN eW t0wn raPidly building 19 mites north IM Rv A r Brownsville on the Main Line of he St L B nKy A fme Hotel Brick Depot and many Stores and Homes already built The Garden Spot of the Gulf Coast Country Large or small tracts Liberal terms Low rates of interest HOMESEEKERS1NVESTIGATE VERY CHEAP EXCURSION RATE TO BROWNSVILLE Special Rate oil Account of the South Texas Gardeners Meeting on July 17 and 38 The St L B M company has made very low special rates to Brownsville on account of the South Texas Gardeners meeting to be held here on July 17 and IS For the above occasion roundtrip tickets to rBownsville will be sold as follows From Houston Algoa Angleton and Brazoria Bay City and Zuckeye Blessing Vanderbilt Placedo Mariana Refugio Woodsboro Sinton Angelita Robstown Corpus Christ Kings ville 240 Sarita Raymond villa Lyford SOc Harlingen 50c Mercedes SOc Donna 95c Sam Fordyee McAllen San Benito 50c Olmito 50c Dates of sale July 15th and ICth Final limit July 20 IflOS SPKAK1NG IS NOT JN WITH The temperance speaking in Wash ington park Sunday afternoon was not interrupted by the throwing of overripe fruit eggs or brickbats or by any unseemly conduct The of ficers deserve credit for putting a stop so promptly to the practice of making rough house on such oc casions Brownsville has a reputa tion for orderliness which does it credit and could not afford to allow a gang of hoodlums to hurt its repu tation in such a manner as that of Sunday before last when the speak ing at the parl was so rudely inter fered with The secretary of Kansas board of agriculture advises Kansas farmers presidential ticket will be nominated to raise more sheep and ewer dogs I head SAN BENITO LAND WATER COMPANY SAN BENITO TEXAS Buy where you get Water for Irrigation We have for sale 12OOO acres choice lands from 3 to 7 miles east of Browns ville on the Cooperative CanaI in tracts of any size suit from ten on easy terms It willjpay you to investigate our proposition E F Rowson Co TEi White Front Office Brownsville Texas OF QUALITY AND STYLE Largest and Most Complete Stock in South Texas Refrigerators Gasoline Oil cnd Wood Cook Stoves OFFICE FURNITURE ETC ETC HANCOCKLAMB FURNITURE CO Brownsville Rubber Hose Reels Lawn Sprinklers Lawn Mowers Washing Machines Ice Cream Freezers Garbage Cans Phone 49 P J VIVIERj Proprietor BROWNSVILLE TEXAS P 0 Box 375 L Irrigated Lands per La Donna Drainage is Perfect La Donna Cooperative Canal Stock with each used at cost La Donna Sugar Mill will be in heart of propertynow building operation watering the lands of the largest settlement of American farmers who ZI season of any point on river We will i CO Sales M acre pay for amount fr MaMaKaanwS
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