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   Brownsville Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 17, 1908, Brownsville, Texas                                VOL XVII NO 119 BROWNSVILLE TEXAS TUESDAY NOVEMBER 17 1908 SINGLE COPIES 5 CENTS The Material that goes into Standard Mills the thorough workmanship and careful as sembling make them the favo ite DIRECT STROKE Mill on the Market MILL The Standard Mill is to 10 per cent heav ier than other Mills of the same type yet all parts are interchangeable with such Mills FOR QUICK DE LIVERV and RIGHT PRICES E H CALDWELL Corpus Christ Texas UA LOMITA IRRIGATED LANDS FOR SALE Sooiue weeks ago ive published as un advertisement an estimate on onions grown on 107 acres of land In the mu ter of 1007 and 1808 land adjoining La Lomita Ranch by W P Stltes Ed Pullinn W E Nlckerson and Ed C Dusttn Secretary of the South Texas Onion Growers Association This estimate was made in May while the Onions were in transit Since then W P Stltes and W E Nlckerson have received return on their shipments from the 43 acres which they cultivated Mr Dustin and Mr Pulllan have not yet re ported results of their 64 acres The 43 acres reported on by Messrs Stitcs and Nicker sn tho results in a year xvhen the markets were un favorable of careful cultivation good and careful packing and early marketing of Bermuda Onions The 43 acres pro duced to 31 car loads containing 17061 crates netting the growers the commission men the crate men and the railroads Reduced to one acre each acre paid net to the to the commission to the crate men and to the railroads The net results of the above work are as follows These two men came here Kss than a year ago with two teams and a few hundred dollars in money rented 43 acres of irrigated land at per acre paid their total living expenses labor bills rent cost of crates freight and all other incidental expenses amounting to a little over and for the one years work put in the bank something over CONWAY Si HOIT Mission Hidalgo Co Texas Rubber Hose Reels Lawn Sprink lers Lawn Mowers Garbage Cans Washing Machines and Ice Cream Freezers e JLine Crockery Free Delivery City Hardware Store Phone 49 P J VIVIERj Proprietor BROWNSVILLE TEXAS P 0 Box 375 ITURE i 8 OF QUALITY AND STYLE JJ Largest and Most Complete Stock in South Texas jj jf Refrigerators Oil and Wood CookfStovss V OFFICE FURNITURE ETC ETC X HANCOCKLAMB FURNITURE CO Brownsville PHE PUBLISHER OF The Brownsville Weekly Herald GUARANTEES THE CLAIM THAT IT CIRCIII ATFS IN nt OlrllCo By Far the Best Advertising Medium for Land Propositions in SouJh Texas Subscription Lists Open to Inspection Bv Advertisers BRIDGE ACROSS RIOGRANDE COL KOKDYCE SAYS IT WILL SPAN THE BIVEK AT HROWNSVILLE Tells Why the Komi Has De layed Extending Into Mexico and Talks Interestingly of the Valley of the Lower Rio Grande I After spending a day in the city j greeting old friends and showing the j different places ot interest to Tom j Finty Jr staff correspondent of the GalvestonDallas News and who was on his first visit to Brownsville Col S W Fordyce returned this morning to Alercedes to look after a new dence he is going to have built at that place In conversation with a Herald representative last night Col Forj dyce expressed himself as being greatly surprised as well as pleased at the development that has taken place in the Gulf Coast Country and the Valley of the Lower Rio Grande since he was last here I could hardly believe my own eyes said the Colonel so great has been the development of the country since 1 was here in the early spring Land that was covered with cactus and mesquite in Marcli is now under cultivation and producing all kinds of fine crops and it is certainly re markable that such progress lias been made with the great irrigating plants in so short a time These plants have been constructed at an enormous ex pense and the immense amount of money invested in them and in the land they are to benefit ought to be sufficient argument to convince the most skeptical that the Valley of the Lower Rio Grande is going to be de veloped and converted into the great est cropproducing section of the State I have the most implicit faith in the countrys future and I have shown my faith by investing my money here Col Fordyce it should be remembered is the princi pal stockholder in the St Louis Brownsville Mexico Railroad and is perhaps spending more money in developing the country than any oth er individual When asked regarding the exten sion of the Brownsville road to Tam pico Col Fordyce said that building a railroad in Mexico was somewhat different from building it in this country There are so many de tails to be worked out he continued that both time and patience are re quired For more than two years now we have been working out these detail and many obstacles that at first stood in the way have been over come Matters are shaping solves up all rightaid but little more work is now re a Hired to accomplish the dfKired end The Mexican Gov ernment has boon most indulgent and fair hut for awhile obstacles stood in the way which even the Government itself could not overcome in a day or a week Tin international bridge across the Rio Grande will be owned jointly by the Brownsville road and the Va tioual Lines of Mexico and it will be operated jointly by the two roads It will span the river at Brownsville and will be the liiiost bridge that ever connected the two republics Just when work on the structure will be gin I cannot say but I dont think the time is very far off when trains will be crossing the Rio Grande at this point Tamaulipas is one of the richest agricultural States in Mexico and one of the least developed Pres ident is a great believer in pro gress and development and I am in formed that he is anxious to see Tamaulipas settled with industrious farmers and made to yield as other grent agricultural States of bis coun try Railroads alone cau settle and develop the country for crops would avail taut little if they could not be carried to market and when these facts are taken into consideration a good reason is advanced why the bridge will be built After spending a few days in Mer cedes Col Fordyce will return to Brownsville and go from here to Point Isabel to put in a week shooting duclis and geese He is very fond of that kind of sport and is always prepared to have a hunt when lie visits this section in tile winter rea son IN HONOR OF MR CARMACK MEMORIAL SERVICES HELD THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF TENNESSEE The Dentrs UK Washington Nov S B KlkhiK today made the emphatic announcement that no engagement exists between his daughter Miss Katherine Blkins and the duke of the Abruzzi of the Italian navy The statement was made with the knowl edge and consent ot Miss ISIkins who desired that the statement should be given to the public which lias mani fested so great an interest in the matter Senator IDlkins arrived in Washington from his West Virginia home today in response to an in quiry by the Associated Press he dic tated tho following statement i do not care to say anything further than that my daughter and the duke of tln AbrnssKi and not engaged ID he married and I regret lie annoyance I itat nius IULVI come to iht dnke mid his family with tbe widespread reports in this collection Dead Senator J5y Those Who Loved Him and His Eulogists Claim that He Died a Martyr to Prohibitions Cause Nashville Tenn Nov a large number of towns and cities throughout the state services were held yesterday in memory of the late E W Carmack former United States Senator from Tennessee who was killed here last Monday by Robin Cooper in a street duel Resolutions highly eulogistic of the former Sena tor were adopted by the various gath erings and in several instances the manner of Carmacks taking off was severely condemned The exercises here in Nashville oc curred in the Ryman Auditorium which was filled with an audience numbering fully 7000 persons while hundreds were turned away for lack of space Tributes of song oratory and prayer were paid and on many faces were the trace of tears Prof W R Webb to whom the former sen ator went to school spoke of him with earnestness and simple elo quence George H Armistead Carmacks closest political associate related un told instances of kindness and gen erosity Bishop E R Hoss of the Methodist Episcopal Church South who was down for a talk was unable to be present but sent a communica tion It contained a vigorous ref erence to what he termed an abuse of the pardoning power The resolutions adopted deplored the tragedy pledged a renewal of al legiance to prohibition redeclared the determination to drive liquor from Tennessee condemned lawless ness and demanded an impartial en forcement of the law against all vio lators whether high or low de clared for the continuance of the resent memorial committee to secure a suitable monument to Senator Car mack and extended sympathy to the widow and son MAY ASK CHANGE OF VENUE CILS Against H C Pierce May Be Taken to Another County Austin Texas Nov crim inal case of false swearing against Henry Clay Pierce having gone over to the January term of the District Court it is expected that it will be set ami called for trial some time during January or February which is just at the time the Texas Legislature will be in session The fact that the Legislature will be here it the prospective time of tlio trial leiils interest both to the Legis latureand 10 lie trial Generally speaking it will be necessary to call the casein a large couri rnom so great will be the crowd and also ad journ tho Legislature when the case is called the curiosity of the membcrswill likely break a quorum They are all interested in the case also in seeing Air Pierce and in hear ing the proceedings It may not bo tried at that time due either to a continuance or the expected attempt at change of venue proving success ful It is possible that the attorneys for Mr Pierce will set up as one of their reasons for desiring a change of venue the presence of the Legisla ture in Austin because of its politi cal atmosphere etc Then it re mains to be seen whether or not the presence of Mr Pierce and his trial will conse the llame of last session to blaxe up again and engender the feel ing of Bailey and antiBailey ready a strong Bailey paper in this city has commenced to say nice things about Mr Pierce and called on the people to be not prejudiced presum ing for some reason tiiat they were prejudiced m JAVI HIMSKLK ri Mexican Who Killed Urcckcnrklgc lias Voluntarily StinvmltTCMl Uiiacllajnni ilnxico Nov 1 Mexican who shoi and fatally wound ed John Brockonridgn manager of the IlIinoiKTalisoo Mining Oornpany in town of Ayutia the of October L3 hay surrendered to tlie Ayutia authorities A letter received licro states that he came in from the hills and gave himself up Tie will be brought to Guadalajara and lodged in the State penitentiary lending trial II the prisoner swears that he shot in sHfdefenso hw may escape punish ment for the killing of the American There were no witnesses and it will be his word against the sworn state ment of Breckenridge In this statement Breekenridge declared that his iiKsnilUiut fired twice while walk ing liesidR him and that lie Breck onridge then fired four limes at his adversary who had taken to his heels The men had inarreled over ii young woman the daughter of a Mexican storekeeper of Ayutia and were on the way to a back street to settle their diflicnlties Iiotli were armed with revolvers Hreckenridgc was smt ii th aitdo tnen and died from the effects of the wiiuikl October 0 Main Canal 27 miles long 250 feet wide and 20 feet deep 13000 acre feet of storage 4 sections separat ed by locks and dams Wat er stands 4 feet higher in each section than in the one next below 50 miles of lat erals or branch canals now completed and in operation Take our free automobile trip to the headgates and see for yourself Water in any quantity de sired flows naturally from the bottom of the Rio Grande into our main canal and from there into the laterals and out upon the fields It does this when the river is low as well as when the river is high To fill the canal we simply lift one or more of the eight gates in the big concrete wall I SAN BENITO On Main Line of Gulf Coast Miles North of Brownsville The Delta of the Rio Grande is the Most Favored Region on the Continent for Farming Trucking and Fruit Growing San Benito is the Most Favored Spot eln the RkTorande Delta Because We Have Water in Abundance Which is the One Thing Needful At San Benito You Will Find a The Only Gravity Canal in Country The Only Canal in the Valley Jhat has Navigation We are Now irrigating thousands ofjjacres Without Pumps Get off the train at SAN BENITO or call at our Brownsville office opposite Miller Hotel Write or ask for ticket giving you FREE AUTOMOBILE RIDE from Browns villc to San Benito via our Hcadgatcs Write for Booklet San Benito Land Water Co SAN BENITO ALBA7HEYWOOD President SAM AJROBERTSON Secretary andJEngineer Cane and other products handled on barges 20 by GO Eeet through our series locks and dams The town of San Benito is Browing rapidly Splendid hotel Running water in ev ery room where you get Water AT COST W have for sale I2OOO acres choice lands from 3 to 7 railes easft of Browns ville on in tracts of any sise suit from ten acres up on terms It wiJI pay you so investigate our proposition E F WV The WhiiE From Brownsville STIiUCK WITH A HOTTLK Charles Harrison a Fanner Has Left Kar Jiadly DisliKurnl In an altercation yesterday after noon In a room above the saloon con ducted by Crixell on UUzabeth St Charles Harrison a fanner living about three miles from the city had the upper portion of his left ear sev ered and a gash cut in the side of his head necessitating several stitches by being struck with a beer bottle in Uie hands of someone In a statement made to County Attorney K II Goodrich and other reliable witnesses Harrison stated that he had lost a sum of money amounting to something like in a poker gams which was conducted in the room above and then he requested Teo filo Crixell to lean him and stat ed that he gave Teofilo an order on a leading merchant of this city for the same Crixell phoned to this merchant and the reply to the phone message was that he Harrison would have to come in person and get the money Words then ensued whereupon Crixell seixed a beer bot tle ami struck Harrison upon the head with the above results Dr Fred 1 Combe attended to the wounds ot Harrison after which he Harrison phoned lo County Attorney Good rich telling him of the affray ipon his own request Harrison was allowed to stay in the county jail last night A eoinplainr was filed against T Crixell for aggravated assault with intent to do bodily harm and he was arrested about t oclock this morning at the depot by Consta ble Justino Lopez as he Crixell was waiting for the train He av once made bond in the sum of 5200 to appear before county court at next third Monday term in December Har rison when seen this moruiug by a Herald representative stated that he was suffering too much physical pain to maKe a statement and that he had made all of the statements that he desired to make to the county attorney It was ascertained this morning that Harrison had a deposit I with the merchant on whom he gave i the order for i The Cheaper Way Out Give me 2D95 Shanks to the theater and missed the last car Whatll you charge to take tne out to Vincennes Avenue and Eightyfirst What Ten dollars Julius priest Whats 1 know its a stormy but ten is higher than I can bye Hello hello Central give me 2 US I Hello is this Dr do you charge for calls out on Vincennes cornev of Eightyfirst Three clouars All right hitch to get you out on such a bad night The num ber Oh never mind Ill be right over and go out with Apply to Any Rea Estate Dealer Ganal Lands Hal lam Company Sales   

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