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   Laredo Weekly (Newspaper) - August 24, 1928, Laredo, Texas                                1 r ft Wk r LViv IF i i L f F v T V L t I V H il J I V j 4 I H M F r i f T i j Hi V H l L i r f f I 1 I i L tf F 4 i I I i T i sMEXlCQ COALv r I I I V I OK LA CITRUS BERMUDA f A Laredo r NEWSPAPE j Published By LAREDO LAREDO PEOPIi 1 r J1 H J v f L 1 Webb August ri Subscription Two Dollars a f t H i t r tV i A t i l T H i J i i OF ONION SEED BARDIE JEFFKKIKS PIONEER IN GRADING OF CATTLE SANDERS GETS THE BRIDGE JOB BYRNE WELL FLOWS 300 DUVAL IHit Down Four Blocks on i r i I V L 1 18 Blocks on Gua and All Were I T I F Puc Receives Large Amount of His Herd of Herefords on Ranch in Webb County Was Mecca Seed for Reid From Canary f for Many Cattlemen nlterested in Subject of Substi tuting Thoroughbreds for Old urn Ziclity of this when seed from V I f ca ttl V jjn one or from Tuesday August to Tues August he put blocks of street paving 18 feet wide streets of Laredo with the Lkredo with the LaredoCorpus Christ highway to the f s 1 In addition to ptittuig down the paving that connected with the Webb county payed toad to the Zachry also put d6wn and opened to traffic eight blocks of paving on Meadow Avenue toward a with the Zapata the TexasMexican tracks on A shipment of pounds I The death of Hardie Jefferies on August 16 removed of Bermuda onion from Iife a man who had done his share to elevate the trom Canary j re L r it been raismg industry of Southwest Texas from its oldtime condi hat where cattlemen gave attention to the betterment Jefferies ed in Laredo for the Reid Teneriffe Onion Seed re of their by raising thoroughbred presented in this city by Dan was one of the pioneers in this section in demonstrating the i r e This I 1 F f h I V just Icoinpleted1 over Meadow Starting paving work on Tuesday August Zachry pived four Weeks on end of Market street to a the jjighvay to the eastward and then coinpleted eighteen of the nineteen blocks on Guadalupe street to a connection with the same leaving only die block between the end of Guadaluoe street on the west a connection wltk the new bridge is not yet completed to be This bridge On Saturday afternoon the 22 hewlypaVed streetson Market and were opened to or in four days after On Sunday afterridon the sprinkling of oil Avenue was made and on Monday the bitummous Instde of 48 eight blocks of that Waiopen t6 in fact it was opened in 36 hours paving work The paving of the remainedr of F a cohhection with the Chacon Creek bridge and the Zapata highway proceeded right and by f over is sufficient seed to furnish onion plants for about As onion farmers now preparing their or beds it is expected that most of Icattle that was this seed will be sown in the practicability of substituting the thoroughbred for the long On theJefferies ranch in Webb county just west of Webb Hardie Jefferies had a herd of Hereford his pride and he devoted his time and atten tion to the raising of thoroughbred Hereford Several seedbeds from about September Ile exhibited in Laredo a thoroughbred Hereford bull that costseveral thousand dollars at the Dallas Stat 5 to there to remain thfcy make sturdy young I an dlater he exhibited the offspring of that fine animal to be transplanted to the open to interested stockmen who camg to his ranch from various i topping ah A on Meadow fields about the middle of L B I It is expected that about 500 to acres will be set r out inonion plants in Nevem 1 i although that amount of acreage may be either smaller or according to future market portions of the During the Washington Birthday Celebration in Laredo in Hardie Jefferies had a pen of three fine Hereford bulls o the animals ranging in age seven nine and thirteen that gave visiting cowmen nnd others an opportunity to inspect real thoroughbred Hfereford and the difference afternoon were speeding southward note the difference in avordupois of these highgrade animals over the oldtime cattle that roamed the ranges Jeff eries devoted much time and attention to his always being on the job to look after their He was proud of his herd of and had just reason to be Courtesy was an innate part of Hardie and every cowman Texas that knew him highly respected him and held him in the highest He attended numerous fat stock shows in Texas and Kansas City during the past years and there met the leading cowmen of the and Head of Laredo Poster Adhad an opportunity to keep in close touch with the grading of i What he learned proved of advantage to him he applied his knowledge to the building up of a herd of cattle that fame not only for Hardie but for Webb county and his ranch as Withal he was a man that was lost another pioneer a community for he was a booster for everything that business man on lastMonday conduced to the betterment and upbuilding of his GALLAHAN DIED vertising Succumbed Monday to Heart to me his latest work he teat his former r f h Well Known Oil Operator and ii morning when Joseph Gal 65 years and a native Corpus died at his 1320 Corpus Christl following a heart Prior to the time of the fatal attack he was in apparent ly good spirits and had driven his car home with his family just a short Mrs Gallahan was awakened by the gasping of her husband shortly t wr i i after midnight and immediately of Firm ofWalsh I P j i t rimi y I summoned medical but he 1 oclock Mon CONTRACTOR ON r Succumbed in Died Suddenly His Stm Antonio Home i one the 65 il t Biirnevi well known J I contractor of San AntoTiio and I icnown to all his friend away at day morning without regaining f Joe as he was f i operators of the and owner onion farm in o 4 f f 1 district member of the firm of Walsh L T r l which did the 5 was struction workon the Robert northern portion on streets of Ohio t l August according tp received ty friends in Lareuo i f Deceased came to Laredo first F r b a i on day mbriHng j Decased was president and general manager of the Laredo Poster Adver He came to Laredo 1898 after tisiiig from This spirit was responsible for his exhibition of thoroughbred Hereford cattle here during the 1928 Washington Birthday Celebration he said it would prove some good publicity for Laredo and Webb county and he wanted to do some boosting in that r On last Friday afternoon at 5 oclock the mortal remains of Hardie Jefferies was laid to rest in the city cemetery of the funeral being held under Masonic He had come to Laredo when a mere boy of four years of and for over fifty years had made his home in Webb He will be missed by all who knew Builder of Two Bridges and Overhead Pass Lands Job for Installing Old on his bid of was awarded the con tract by the city Council on Tuesday evening to remove the old iron bridge which was form erly over the Zacate Creek con necting Market and Iturbide streets and install it on Sanchez and Gustavus streets over the Zacate In additionto being rebuilt in a way the old steel bridge will have a reinforced concrete flooring and be The only other bid submimited for the work was that of Henry Zachry for Sanders recently completed the IturbidcMarket streets bridge and the overhead pass on Meadow and is now at work widening the Matamoros Guadalupe streets bridge OByrne and Associates Bring in Wildcat Well in 250 Duval Magnolia Buys Associated Callaghan Starts 2 Well in Section 440 Webb AMONG THE DEAD Well Known Business Man Director and Musician Died Suddenly Monday DELEGATES TO DISTRIT COURT ONVENTIONS READY TO START r Names of Delegates Selected j Twentyone Weeks of Court dieavsudacnly at nSias a painter and soon thereattei San Antonio 4ast Fn1 bccamc a contracting painter where on w onions r sttuction of the Robert Lee Hoteirand where he had since f 1 T his as he had married well known injin 1892 Some years ago he made his tlie con organized the Laredo Poster Advertising and devoted attention to that known as one of the was visited several times on buisness and L n f was he one of f of the Mirando Oil niboh Saturday 1 m mm jpaintcrs in this section of having followed that Corpus CKHsti in San in in Mi h r L L j f j e uction in j j i r f frVf 71V1 was also associated J f I I1 t i i f con since young manhood and even after he moved to Laredo thirty years For many years GaUahan and family made their home on Conyent but recently they moved into their handsome new home on Corpus Christi He was married in Browns ville in 1802 to Miss Rita and is T survived by his three John Robert f f tr r of land Joseph Gallahaiij and j one Miss Jennie Antonio that do I all of one f 3 ij i Prifltp Apples Burden Bushes Near Atascosa Creek it JThis tate are 1 i j alt bi tincinnatii visited the L I I ook antma after his agnc visiting in was eviaences of arid I A Vetters of Corpus of grass and other In other pUces the Tip1 B s iithered the dry fc f I n h M i n n m t H f ff orthe country W 1 v A A The funeral took place on Tuesday afternpon at 5 torn the home oil CbrpU5 Catriolic church tinker the aus oftKe Knights of Golum j By Webb County Democratic Convention on August Begins With the Term in Carri zo Springs September I j is a list of the The mills of justice will be del selected at the Webb gin to grind throughout the 49th Judicial District again one m next The second keen shock of the week came to Laredo people on Tuesday morning when the news gamed circulation that Aloysius Joseph aged 46 a native of San An tonio and well known business theatrical director and musician had died suddenly at his home on Santa Maria Ave L nue Monday night at about 11 oc Death was due to an attack of acute indigestion superinduced by gas on the stomach and carne soon after the return of Notzon from StPeters where he had conducted choir rehearsal in preparation for the funeral of Joe Gallahan on the fol l own g Aloysius Joseph Notzon was a son of arid der Not zon nd b was orn n County Democratic convention held in this city on August 4 to represent Webb county at I the various Democratic conven tions to be held later To the State Convention at Fprt Worth September 25 Peter Hal Ame dee Justo Robert LBob Albert James Martin and Joe To the Congress District convention at Uvalde Septem ber Robert To the Fourth Supreme Ju dicial District Sari Antonio convention at September 25 river R r r r I To the 49th Judicial District convention to he Rodriguezj Sanchez and Ray h i To the 27th District Senato rial convention to be called B Ley en Mo Edward F I l T wee k fro tember District Judge District Attor ney John Vails and Court Wilcox will be kept busy for twentyone con secutive b Court begins on Monday September at Car rizo Springs for a term of three weeks in Then there jivill be one week of dis L trict court in Zapata followed by two weeks of court at Hebbronville for Jim Hogg Laredo and Webb county I f then comes in for two conse cutive terms of district A n J the first totaling eight weeks I I and the seven one tered business for hi San Antonio on June being over 46 years of age at the time of his He was educated in his native city and also became a musician of great both as a violinist and and in time he develop ed histrionic ability that made him a favorite iri amateur plays or as a theatrical As such his ability in Laredo was well for some of the best local theatricals ever pro duced in Laredo were directed by Entering the immigration set vice in San Not zon finally was transferred to Laredo for service with that de partment eighteen years He became thoroughly versed in immigration regulations and was considered quite an author ity on the After resign from the immigration serv was employed at the Border Gas the old Milmo National Bank and finally cn If by unse sofiinat h cr itnspft I r prickled if h time ft are tunas 1 J bus and waslargely i jjC m not I beautiful floral tributes I the high esteem in was held in where he had To the 75th Representative District convention to be call M r ed rtmi and community bushes drooping burdensome H r S I S these Irt iHe 01aeti made his home for many fpllpwing Member Laredo Council STOCKMAN KILLED WHEN BARN DOOR FALLS ON HIM vW r Columbus wealthy stockman and f se tunas were e mdn f SMJ out ku h at one r I I 1 three ions i r 1 m mi IV r JVv 1 n T LV I H V 1 j W 4 1 m V w ih V j y r 4 K Grand juries will be for each of the two Franklin Life Insurance and from this concern he won f I L VJ fcX 7 court following the engaging in the real estate busi other with only Sunday interness a n j representing the vemng f chosen 4 t t t f m I terms to be held m Laredo and the medal for heaviest sales of it is expected that much busiiife insurance in his district in ness will be disposed He was a fourth degree Knights of Columbus and member of other Catholic all of which Death of 1 tf Well Byrne widely known writer and novelist was t v j United FrancenrrBaa Claire orn He is survived byhis two Margaret and Glare six Claude and m Pauline Josephine he served in official capacities native of Brownsville and widow of the late Judge James died at the hospital at Tuesday night at A telegram was received Monday by her Joseph announcing her condi tion was He left imme diately for arriving and was with the time of her Miles three Wil liam Nelson of J nio Lockwood of San C Tare of San m sr fff Antonio and two Notzon of Kansas and Notzon of San The funeral took place from 1 L Peters Catholic church Wednesday f L mo ring at undci the aus pices of the Knights of Active pallbearers were Ley f i Samuel 1 r m m km A Thomas iSSSai w Bfts fiS i Wiii paper T i J J The new OByrne field in Duval County in Section 250 will soon become a busy f The principle owners of the 110 acre lease where the discovery well is located are Jim FCepJcy and associates together with OByrne and Schoolfield and The well was drilled under contract by Cczeaux Putnam of Pearson Kcpley will assume the development of the lease according to announcement made in Laredv Wednes day by Jim Keplcy said that the lease would pnt immediate attention and that the Magnolia Petroleum is already building pipeline connections to take the The main pipeline of the Magnolia from Mirando CiEy to Luling and Beaumont passes through the west side of Section With these favorable conditions there is reason to look forward lo the OByrne field getting off to a big OByrne has brought in a 300 barrel well in the northwest part of Duval County in Block 19 Sec Casing is set m cement at a depth of 2336 feet with top of the sand at 2339 and the bottom of the hole at Drilling was stopped with the bit still in the th that oil 2348 Considerable excitement This well is in wildcat territory and means tnat a new field is added to the Laredo district and the name of OByrae Pool will be attached for the persistence of the man who has been backing his judgment in this part of Duval County for more than a year during which time he has been the leading figure in tke drilling of several wells all of which had more or less oil and gas in at not in quantities bringing in as commercial to ustty However rhe opening of the OByrne means that considerable activity will start due to the many small owners in the The well was drilled by Cezeaux Putnam of This firm or some of its members have been nected with every one of the half dozen wells drilled in the territory around the well Another deal of much interest to oil men was consum mated this week when the Magnolia Petroleum Company purchased 35 oil wells and 3 gassers from the Associated Oil Followin leases of the Associated are in the sale Lopez Lease in Las Animas Winch Fariss field of Jim Hogg County Block 44 in Aibcrcas Jim Hogg County Black Panther Lease and CmTex Lease in Mid Ojuelos Webb County Lease m Mirando CitySchott Pool district of Ojuelos Grant Webb With this big purchase Magnolia now owns the big gest part of the escarpment pools south from Mirando City to the Zapata County line and they are gradually taking every 1 that laced ease mat is placed on the The Houston Gulf Gas has installed a new 40 FairbanksMorse gas engine in their power in the Ran dado field of Jim Hogg County where they have nearly a score of producing Cole Petroleum Coreported a depth of 2158 feet in their 64 well on Wednesday This well is located in ock 3 Section 412 of Webb County in the Cole MillerDaniels 1 de la Garza in Block 47 Section 43 of Webb County is drilling having last Newton Drilling 3 Bruni in ock 56 Albrrcas Wed s coreng Grant of Webb County in Aibcrcas field wa nesclay at 2170 Sun Oil 3 YacgcrStroman in Share 5 Las Ani mas Grant of Webb is Killam spudded his 19 and 21 in Block 64 of Albercas Grant of Webb County Both wells will be drilled to the sand within another week and ready to set Petroleum Company spudded their 7 The well is located in Share 5 Magnolia eroeum on Las Animas Grant in Albercas Magnolia has abandon ed their 6 Bruni in Block 65 Albercas Grant at a depth of 2552 The No7 is a derrick and the 8 is both in Block Holsworth has returned to Laredo after a two or m three years absence and has started a well in the Reiser field of Webb the 1 Wheatlcy in Block 3 Section Jewell spudded his 1 Gutierrez The well is in Block 8 Section 857 of Webb County to the north and east of the Albercas Sturm 1 Bcnavidcs in Section 701JAof Webb County north of the Cole is drilling at 2480 Harry Pansier has abandoned his I Benavides at a depth of 2550 The well is in the center of 564 of Webb County north of the Cole Considerable interest is manifest over the starting of the 2 Callaghan in Section 440 of Webb County by the Cal laghari Land Pastoral CoThis well is in the same section where the 1 was drilled as a water well and picked up a hish gravity oil sand somewhere between 600 feet and 680 a i Continued on Page SUBSCRIPTION COUPON Pin a Two Dollar Check to this coupon Laredo Country for a whole Write Laredo Drawee Please your paper for one and get all the your name and from r f v r I v f   

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