Brownsville Daily Herald, November 17, 1908

Brownsville Daily Herald

November 17, 1908

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Brownsville Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 17, 1908, Brownsville, Texas BROWNSVILLE DAILY HERALD. VOL. XVII. NO. ll'*.BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17. 1908 SINGLE COPIES, 5 CENTS STANDARD WIND MILL The Material that foes into Standard Mills, the thorough workman^ ip and careful as* sembling, make them the favo-ite DIRECT STROKE Mill on the Market. The Standard Mill is 8 to IO per cent heav ier than other Mills of the name type, yet all parts are interchangeable with such Mills. FOR QUICK DE-LIVERY and RIO MT PRICES. E. H. CALDWELL, Corpus Christi, Texas -LA LOMITA IRRIGATED LANDS FOR SALE Soonie weeks ago ire puhlMiid as an advertisement, ai* estimate on onion** grown on IOT acre*, of land in tile winter of IOO? and UKW. hind adjoining I at Lomita I Limb, by W. P. Stitt*. Kd Pullian, IV. K. Nickerson and Ed C. Dustin. Secretary of the South Texas Onion Crowers Association. This estimate was made In May w Idle the Onions, were in transit. Since then W. P. Stites ant* W. E. .Nickerson have received return on their shipments from the 43 acres which they cultivated. Mr Dustin and Mr. Pullian have not yet reported results of their tit acres. The 43 acres reported on by Messrs. Stites and Xlcker-*. n sui i (Im* resists in a lear when the markets were unfavorable, of careful cultivation, good and careful parking and early marketing of Bermuda Onions.. The 43 acres pro-diie«*d to 31 car loads, containing 17.001 crates, netting the growers £13.394.04; the commission men 01.32O.CHl; the crate men $2,900.37 and the railroads $8,291.79. Reduced to one acre, each acre paid $338.01 net to the grower,$30.70 to tl»«* commission men.$08.81 to the crate men, and $192313 to the railroads. The net results of the above work an* a* follows: These two men came here I. ss than a year ago with two teams and a few hundn*d dollars in money, rented 43 acre* of irrigated land at $20 per acre, paid their total living expenses labor hills, rent cost of crates, freight and all other incidental expenses, amounting to a little over    anil for the one year's work. put in the bank some!bing over $19,000. CONWAY <a HOIT Mission, Hidalgo Co., Texas JUST RECEIVED Rubber hose, Reels, Lawn Sprinklers, Lawn Mowers, Garbage Cans, Washing Machines and Ice Cream Freezers K"Nice Line Of Crockery Free Delivery City Hardware Store Phone 40. P. J. VIVIER^, Proprietor BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS. P. 0. Box 375 ii FURNITURE ii 8 OF QUALITY AND STYLE 8 ® Largest and Most Complete Stock in South Texas «    Refrigerators,    Gasolin , Oil and Wood Cook'Stoves    ga OFFICE FURNITURE. ETC., ETC. 0 HANCOCK-LAMB FURNITURE CO., Brownsville ^ THE PUBLISHER OF The Brownsville Weekly Herald GUARANTEES THE CLAIM THUT IT CIRCULATES IN THIRTY-ONE STATES By I ar the Best Advertising Medium for Land Propositions in South Texas Subscription Lists Open to Inspection Bv ^Advertisers BRIDGE ACROSS RIOGRAND E t ot,. MMtltVt K SWH IT Wild. SPW THU ICI VEU IT MHOWX SVIIX*:. Tell** Why tin* Boud Ila*    I*r- ln>e«| I Al* ndmg Into Mi'tlni and Talk** Interestingly of tin* \ alb*? of th** hnu r ICH* Grand**. After h|M*nding a day in th** city greeting old friend* and showing th** different place** of interest to Tom Ffnty. Jr.. staff correspondent of th** Galveston Italia* News. and who wan on hit* first visit to Brownsville. Col. S. VV. Fordyce nfuriud this morning to Mercedes to look after a new resilience lie in going to hav* built at that place In conversation with a Herald representative last night. Col. Par dyce expressed himself as h**ing IN HONOR OF MR. CARMACK | greatly surprised, as * »•!! as pleased. ct, at the development that has taken w ji place in the Gulf Coast Country and I the Valley of the turner Bio Grand*' since he was last hen*. "I could hardly believe my own j eve*.'' said th** Colonel, "so great has been the development of the country since I aas her** in th** early spring. Land that was covered with cactus and mesquite in .March is now under cultivation and producing all kinds of fine crop*, and it is certainly remarkable thai such progress has b**en made with the gn at irrigating plants in so short a time. These plants have been const meted at an enormous expense. aud the immense amount of money invested In them anti in th* land they are to benefit, ought to b« sufficient argument to convince the most skeptical that the Valley of th* Lower Rio Grande is going to be de* veloped and converted into the great est crop-producing section of th* State. I have the most implicit faith in the country's future and I have shown my faith by investing my money here." (Col. Fordyce, It should Im* remembered, is th** priori pal stork-holder in th** St. Ismis. Brownsville It Mexico Railroad and Is perhaps, spending more money in developing the country than any ofh er individual I When asked regarding the ext* n aion of th** Brownsville road to Tam pie**. Col. Fordyce said that building a railroad in Mexico was somewhat different from building It In this "ountry, 'There are so many details to be worked out. h** continued ''that both tin*** iud park ne* are required For mon* than two years now we hut* b**en working out the** detail* .md ma (iv obstacle that at fin*! Mood in the way ha** teen over come Matters are shaping themselves up ait right and but little tnor* work is wow required to accomplish the desired end The Mexican (tov eminent has b en most indulgent and fair, but for awhile obstacles stood in th * way which even the Government itself could not overcome in a day or a week, 'Th** international bridie* across the Rio Grand* will I**- owned jointly bv the Brownsville road and the National Lines of Mexico aud it will bt opcrut«*d Jointly by th** two roads, it will s|tan the river at Brownsville and will be the finest bridge that ever coan«*eted the two republics Just when work on the struct un* will begin. I cannoi say. hut I don't think th** time Is very far off when trains will ie* crossing the Rio Grande at this (mint. Tamaulipas is one of th** richest agricultural States In Mexico and «»ne of th** least developed l*r«*s-id**nt max is a great believer in progress and development, and I am informed that he Is anxious to see Tamaulipas Mettled with industrious farmers arid mad** to yield as other great agt lets It ural States of his country. Railroads alone can Mettle and develop the country, for cro|*s would avail hut little if they could not Im* carried to mark**!, and when these farts are taken into consideration a good reason is advanced why th** bridge will Is* built.** After h|m riding a few days in Mercedes. Col. Fordyce will return to Brownsville and go from her** to Point Isabel to put in a week shooting (lucks and geese ll** is very fond of that kind of i port and is always prepared to hav** a hunt when he visits this section iii the white) -•*:»-son. I ten Ie-* til*- Ing.ttr* tnelll. Wa.-Ii in Kl on, Nov. Ik Senator Sv H Kit ins today mad** th** emphatic announcement that no engagement exists between his daughter Miss Katherine Elkins, and the duke of tho Abruxti of the italian navy. The statement was made with the knowledge and eons* tit of Miss Klkitis. who desired that the statement should Im givin to th** public, which ha* matii-fested so great an inler**st in ti,** matter. Senator Klkitis arrived in Washington from his West Virvii.ia hon)** today. In response to an inquiry by the Assoria!* d Press lo* dictate*! th** following statement;    ’    I •lo not can* to say anything further than that my daughter and th** dul*** of the Abriuxi and not engaged to In* married, am! I regret th** annoyan**** that must bay** com** to tit** duke ’iud his family w it Ii (be widespread reports in this coned ton.** MEMORIAL SERV HLS HELO THIM ll GIM H T TMK STATE OF TK XX KHSKK. The Hea«| senator I nlogi/* «| Ity Tins** Vt bo I «»%•*1 Him and His I iii*>gis|^ Claim that He lNe«| a Martyr lip l*r»diibltio»i's fails**. Nashville, T* no . Nov. It*. —In a targe number of towns and cities throughout the state service* were held yesterday In memory of th** late K. VV Carmack, former United Stat** Senator from Tennessee, who was killed here last Monday by Robin ; Cooper in a street dud. Resolutions highly eulogistic of the former Sena- , tor were adopted by the various gatherings and in several instanci* th** manner of earmark’s taking off was severely condemned. The exercises here in Nashville oc-irred in the flyman Auditorium, bleb was tilled with an audience numbering fully 7.Otto persons, while hundr**ds were turned away for lack of .space Tributes of song, oratory aud prayer were paid. and on many faces wen* the trace of tears. Prof. VV It Webb. to whom the former senator went to school, s|*oke of him with earnestness and simple eloquence. George ll. Armistead, Carmack's closest political associate, related untold instances of kindness and generosity. Bishop K. R. floss of the Methodist Kpisropat Church South. who was down for a talk. was unable to he present, but se eft a communication. It contained a vigorous reference to w hat he termed an abuse of the (utrdoning (lower. The resolutions adopted deplored j the trag«*dy. pl**dg«*d a renewal of al-1 leg ut tire ti* prohibition, re-dedared J the determination to drive liquor from Tenn**ss«*e. condenin**d lawlessness and demanded an impartial enforcement of the law against all violators, 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 th** widow and son Main Canal 27 miles long, f50 feet wide and 20 feet deep. 13.000 acre feet of storage. 4 sections separated by locks and dams. Water stands 4 feet higher in ♦•ach section than in the one next b**low. 50 miles of laterals. or branch canals now completed and in oncration. Take our free automobile trip to the headgates and see for yourself. Water in any quantity desired 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 gat es In the big concrete wall. SAN BENITO Du Main Line of Half Coast Railway —19 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 ■In the Rio Grande Delta Because We Have V/ater in Abundance Which is the One Thing Needful At San Benito You Will F ind The Only Gravity Canal in theJBrownsville Country The Only Canal in the Valley Jhat has Navigation \X e are Now irrigating thousands of^acres Without Pumps Get off I hr train af SAX BENITO or aril af our Brownsville office, opposite Miller Motel Write or ask for ticket giving you FREE AUTOMOBILE RIDE from Browns Ville to San Benito via our Hex Igxtcs Write for Booklet. San Benito Land & Water Co. SAN BENITO, TEXAS.; UBA’ HEYWOOD. PresidenU    SAM A (ROBERTSON. Secretary ew<Enginecr mu isr change: of've:me:. X_r1 It <    I'nr**-    May B Taken t«» %n**ch«*r County. Xiintln. Texan, Nov. 16.—The crim-J itial cane of false swearing against j ll**nr> Flay Pierce having gun.* over I to th** January term of th** flint riel J Court. It is exported that It will be net an*! called for trial some tim** during January or February, which in Just at the tim** the Texan legislature will In* In Herndon. The fact that th** legislature will In* her** it the prospective time of th** trial lendn Interest both to the legislature and to the trial, Generally H* aking, it will be necessary to call th** cane in a large court room. no great will tx* th** crowd, and also adjourn the legislature when the canc is railed, iH'cause the curiosity of th** members will likely break a quorum. The* arr all interested in the can**. also in seeing Mr. Pierce and in hearing th** proceedings. It may not Im* tried at that tim*' due either to a continuant*** or .the expected attempt t chang** of venue proving successful. It in (msHibif* that the attorneys for Mr. Pierce sill set up as on** of their reasons for desiring a change of venue, the presence of th** legislature in Austin, b«*cause of Ila political atmosphere, etc, Then it remain* to he wen whether or not th** presence of Air. Pierce and his trial Will rouse th** flame of last session to blaze up again aud engender th** feel- I ing of Hailey and anti-Bailey. Already a strong Bailey paper in this i city has commenced to say nice thing- j about Mr. Pierce ami called on th*- ’ people to 1»* not prejudiced, presuiti- J lug. for some reason, thai they were J prejudiced Uane and other products handled on barges (20 by 60 feet! through our series of locks and dams. The town of San Benito is growing rapidly. Splendid hotel. Running water in every room. Bry where you set Water for Irrigation AT COST W hav- for sale !2,000 acres choice lands from 3 to 7 id lie a    OI Browns ville on t#Le Indiana Co-operative Canal \ in tracts of any size pa sun from ten ceres up on r sy terms, It will pay you co investigate our propcs.Uoa * > F. Rowscri a O. TF. AA Kite Ere Brownsville, TU. C STRI FR AA ITH A HOTTLE:. HE: ii A * K lf I Al -1 l.l ti*. V|« \m .iii AVP** bill**! Breckenridge Ila** A (dtiittardy Mire* mien«!. Guadlajam. Mexico. Nov. Hi —Th** Mexican who shot and fatally wound-I John Breckenridge, manager of th** lllinoi*(-Jnli*co Alining «'ompauy in the town of Ayutia the night of h*!oiler 23. has surrendered to the Ayutia authorities. A letter receive! here state* that he "came in from the hills and gave himself up.” lf** will Im* brought to Guadalajara j witn* > md lodged In the Stale |»nH* ntiary lost a ' Charles Harrison, a E armer, Ila** IIN I .eft Lor Badly I IR* floured. In an altercation yesterday after-t i,rum in a room above the saloon coti-* ducted by t'rivel! on Kilts beth St . ' Charles Harrison, a farmer about three mil*** from th** living cit *, had the upper portion of his left ear sev-♦•r**d and a gash cut in th** side of his head necessitating several stitches, by boing struck with a beer bolti In tin* hands of someone. In a statement made to County Attorney K ii. Goodrich and other reliable e> Harrison stat**d that he had sum of money amounting to pending trial.    ' something ilk** $30 in a poker gam** lf th** prisoner sw**ars thai he shot which was conducted In th** r»*om inlsh- i above, and then he requested T**o- -defen** in* may es* .ti* th* lieut for th*- killing of| Tiler** wen* n*» witn*'***** Im* hi* won! against th** men! of Breck* aridge * .Anteri) in aud M will worn state-ln lilts ; filo Unveil to loan him I lo cd that he tan* Teottlo an ’ a leading u)«*rchant th** same. Prix* ll and stat-order on «»i th!* city for phoned to this statement Breckenridge d**cl«*r***l that hi.- assai I la n I find twice while walking beside him. and that he ( Breek en ridge i then fired four times at hi* adversary, who had taken to hi** Ie el*. Th** men hud quarreled over a young woman, th** daughter of a Mexican storekeeper of Ayutia. and wen* on th** way to a huck str«***t to Fettle their difficulties M oh very armed WHI* revolvers. Breckenridge wa- -Not ii) ti)- .» **to-{•jeii and db**) from th** effects of the wound IHobr :**. merchant and the reply to the phone »»ie sag** wa* that h«*    • Harrison» would have I** come in person and get th** money. Words (hell ensued vs tv rettpon t'rix**ll seized a leer bilith a ii ti struck Harrison upon the head with th** abov«* results Hr Fred J. Combe attended Harrison after will phoned v<» County rich, telling him of I* on his ow ti was allowed to Mi jail Susi night A c it tin* wounds t*I ii ie* « Harrison > At for i»ey Good h** affray. * quest Harrison v in th* county iii l>tix I tit was filed again-! T Frixell for aggravated ’ assault w ith intent to do bodily harm and lie was arrested about t o’clock this morning at th** depot by Constable Just!no Iaq*e/. us be I Crixell > arna waiting for th** train ll** at once made l»otid iii the sum of $25t> to apfs»ar before county court at next third Monday term In lr* rend * r liar* rl-on. w In ii seen this morning by a Herald representative, stated that h* was suffering t«n> much phy teal ;*aln to make a statement and fh^t he had mad** all of th** statements that in* d« slr**d to titak** to th* cocnty attorney. It was ase* relined this morning that Harrison had a deposit with the merchant on whom he gave i he order for 11 n. The Cheaper Alay Out. "Give rn** 2995 Douglas Hello. Shanks' livery?— Went to the theater and missed th** las! car. Wha* ll you charge to tak* rn* out to Yitievnuct Avenue an*! Light)-fir-; Street? What* Ten dollars’* fulfil.*; priest* What s that Yes, i know it s a stormy night -What? Yes, but ten is higher than I can stand Good bye •Hollo, hello' Central* give me 26X1) Harrison ll* Ho. is thi*- Dr Perkins? What do von chare** for calls out on Vine* line . e< m«r of Kighty-flrc Three do*.arr ^ VII right, hitch up. —Sorry to get you out on such a bad night, but Th** num ber** ov **r Oh. never and co OUI mind with ITI OU rigidLa Donna, the Mutual Canal. Lands $50.00 Per AcreApply to Any Real Estate Dealer.    Hallam    Colonization    Company, Sales tanagers. ;