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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

VOL. XVIII. CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1901.—EIGHT PAGES. NO 52. A VISITORS IMPRESSIONS. Stopped me on the street, introduc- ing themselves, handing me their cards aad asking if I was a pros pector. I found others anxious to show me property for sale, on which they could make a commission. I met Mr. Cole aud conversed with him several times before I found out he was in the real estate What He Thinks of Corpus Christi and Vicinity. Kansas City, Dec. 16, 1901. Mr. Editor: I was suddenly ( called home from an extended visit' business; then, he did not tell meso to your beautiful city and did not himself. It is quite refreshing to have time to see you before leaving. I meet a real estate agent like him. Since arriving home, I find I am | He does not hunt around for much more interested in the Corpus customers. I always found him at Christi country than I had supposed. You certainly have the most pleasant and healthy climate I have found in my travels over theUuited Stat...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

4 I'M ; í i '> R. J. KLEBERG, of Nueces County. JOHN J. WELDER, of San Patricio County. ÜB¿-S i". . . -m SMSdfi JOHN TOD, of Nueces County THE STOCK BUSINESS. Some of the Leading* Cattlemen of South- west Texas—Breeders of Fine Stock. T¿.i po.tioi of Texas is attracting the attention oí the outside world for itsjgreat number of fine stock, Nueces, Cameron and San Patricio counties especially, having more head of improved cathe than any other section in the state, the introduction of blooded stock here having been started over a quarter of a century ago by the late Captains King and Kenedy, their successors and others following their good example, until this section¡ranks No. i for its number of fine cattle. Above are the pictures of six of the leading cattlemen of the three above mentioned coast counties; two, Messrs. R. J. Kleberg and John Tod, from Nueces county; two, Messrs. John G. Kenedy and J. B. Arm- strong, represent Cameron county, and Messrs. John J. Welder and J. F. Gr...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER. published by the CALLER PUBLISHING COMPANY, ü. T. Mérrimas, Business Manager. Entered at the Postotlice, Corpus Christi, ejas. as second-class matter. p friday, dec. 20. 1901. An Important Bill Making appropriation for Aran- sas Pass, and providing for im-! provement of said harbor. The following is the copy of the bill introduced in the House of Representatives on the 3d inst., by Congressman Kleberg: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Con- gress assembled, that the secretary of war be, and he is hereby, authorized, empowered, and direct- ed to place under the continuous system, either by contract or upon government account, the work for the improvement of Aransas Pass harbor, state of Texas, according to the plans, estimates, and specifi- cations of the board of engineers of the United States of date Decem- ber seventeenth, anno Domini eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and submitted by the secretary o...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

ft • *:! ■ :i ■ . 11 ¡r ¡k Destined to Work a Revolution in Nueces County. Santa Gertrudes, Dec. 20, '01. Editor Cai.ler: The artesian well is destined to work a revolu- tion in Nueces county, in fact, is doing so now, slowly though sure- ly, and ere long will be recognized as the greatest wealth producer therein. Only a few years ago the first well was made and to-day near 100 wells are gushing forth streams of pure water supplying innumerable herds of cattle, and some twelve or fifteen machines are strongest. In no case has he known in the field boring as fast as the the first strata to develop a strong managers know how. The indus- flow. To what extent the subter- trv so far is confined to the stock- ranean flow extends, or when the raising districts, and simply be- maximum number of wells the sup- cause thev, the stock owners, have ply of water is adequate to, will be the money and more able to risk the reached is mere conjecture, though venture. I say venture, because | from wh...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

THE WEATHER. (T. á. Depvrtment of Aoriccltcre, Weather UuRiwr, Cori'I's Christi, Texas. GEO. KEKDKK in charge. Record for tiie week ending Dec. II , 1901, will: correspondititr period lor the la*t three years: Temper- ature. ! Friday. Saturday .. Sunday ■ ■ Monday Tuesday. Wednesday Thursday — 1 47 -J! —1 =• *gi —3 s s 40 i 30 SE 30 i -6 N W 20 i 2S X 35 I 20 N | 35 -2 N 34 I 30 S 4!l i 20 X .no •T .oo! .oo! .00 .001 .00 1900. 1899.1 18! IS. Maximum temperature Minimum temperature.. Precil i'at'""' 69 52 .06 74 30 .02 70 3H Forecasts and Weather Notes. jjew Orleans, La., for the Texas Coast (100 miles inland): ^ ^ Fair to-night and Saturday; stationary temperature. Light to fresh northerly winds. Weather Conditions. The extreme area of high pressure re- ported yesterday to be centered in the Dakotas* moved southward and spread out eastward and westward and this morning the highest barometer reading was 30.80 at Palestine. , It is colder in the central valley and the southern states ...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

ft- SIX • OF • NUECES • COUNTY'S • GUSHERS. Business at which All Can Play and Every Man who Works Wins. í }&Sm. Z <r± Nueces county leads in Texas in the number of improved Cattle—Durhatns, Herefords and other breeds. It also has many thousands of fine horses and other stock. Nueces county has five cotton gins with acreage increasing yearly; not- withstanding it has been termed good onlyfor grazing purposes. The staple grown here is of a superior quality. Over 2,000 acres are planted in Cab- bage near Corpus Christi this season; shipped over 200 carloads the past season, all raised without irrigation. Cabbage is King of coast vegetables. Nueces is the leading Truck ship- ping county of Texas; vegetables are in the market nearly the year round. Up to Dec. IS the market was well supplied with home-grown truck. Corpus Christi, the county seat of Nueces, is one of the leading Fish and Oyster shipping points on the Gulf coast; as many as 35 barrels of Fish have been shipped from ...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

S s. „ Interesting Description — Early History, Advantages and Re- sources. Nueces county, which lies iu almost ie extreme portion of Southern Texas, ((j borders directly oil the Gulf of Mex- o is one of the largest, in area, of the county is about 73 miles across in an easterly-westerly direction, and about 60 miles wide in a northerly-southerly direc- tion. The first commissioners' court of the county was held at the house of Colonel Henry L. Kinney on the nth of January, 1S47, and was composed of «he following persons, viz: Hon. Jose de Alba, Chief Justice, and Richard Power, Win. Mann and George Brundett, commissioners- Edward FitzGerald, clerk, and Harrison W. Berry, sheriff. This court remained as above cousti- J. H. ROARK, Commissioner Precinct No. 1. 'Hi ounties of this vast state, yet its size S ow is a nothing scarcely compared j '' Bps ith what it was in its primitive; ate. It was organized by an act of the egislature of the State of Texas, which ct was approved on the iS...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

E. D. SIMMY, Dealer In Lumber, Shingles, Nails, Wire, Etc. One of the best known and most ex- tensive business houses in this part of Texas is that of E. D. Sidbury, of which Mrs. C. M. Sidbury is the owner, which has been es- tablished in Corpus Christi for thirty years, carrying on a heavy lumber trade the entire time; the trade extending- over several counties in Southwest Texas and along the Rio Grande. While head- quarters are iu Corpus Christi, it has a large branch yard at Alice, supplying the wants of the 'country for miles around with the best building material. "In ad- dition to lumber the yard carries a stock of the popular Waukegan barb wire, also a large stock of nails, paints, etc. The house has a wharf at its yard and charters vessels which run direct from the mills in Louisiaua to its yard here, discharging right at its doors. Such facilities in ad- dition to *he railroads, one of which has a track in its yard here, gives it great advantage, especially in the handlin...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

hristmas soua edition iffi mmm & m Jf ■® é #> f # é é- f é é f é ér f é é é •y# é f é é f m é THE BEST HOLIDAY. There's a Fourth o' July 'ith its fireworks An crackers, an' rockets that hiss; It s a glorious day in its noisy old way. A day that is fine—all but this: You ve got to watch out fer burnt fin- gers! That sort of cuts into the fun. So, though it's a day to be longed fer, I say I know of a dandier one. Thanksgivin', 'ith spareribs an' turkey. Ith pies of about ever' kind; Ith its apples to eat an' its cider so sweet, Is a bully old day, to my mind. But about all there's to it is dinner. An when you're filled up that's a bore, But you get a big dinner at Chris'mas, An my! such a lot of things more! There's presents of toys that are pretty; , Of books most delightful to read; Of skates fer to slide, an' bicycles to ride Geared up to a wonderful speed. An' then there are bags full of candy. An sugar plums 'long 'ith the rest! Bo, of all holidays that you long fer an' pr...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

o $ é é é f é é é é é é # é é é é f é é f é f é é é é é é é 1 é é 9b ?V THE CALLER December 20,1901. CORPUS CHRISTI, - TEXAS. THE NEW YEAR GIRL. My little lady sits alone In her boudoir, white and gold. "Waiting to greet the New Year And bid adieu to the old. What is beyond the morrow? (Hark to the bells that ring); Are there tears or smiles and sunshine? Oh, what does the New Year bring? STEPHEN WELLS* & CHRISTMAS JOHN GASTON My Lady rose from the table and swept gracefully from the dining room, statuesque and beautiful, as always. At the door she turned and said: "Why, certainly, have them down for the holidays if you think they would enjoy it. My time will be so fully oc- cupied, however, that I will not have much of it to devote to them—and our holiday atmosphere is not of the sort they are accustomed to in the country, I fancy." This with a smile denoting well-bred acquiescence but absolutely devoid of warmth. The man behind her, gray and a trifle bent, with tired eyes, dee...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

V. Resolutions Adopted Unanimously By the Board of Directors of the Her= chants' Association of New York, Thursday, De- cember 5th, 1901. "Whereas, The Hon. Joseph D. Sayers, governor of the state of Texas, in an address to a large num- ber of merchants, at a reception given at the Merchants' Club, in October, 1900, invited the Mer- chants' Association and the Cham- ber of Commerce to send committees to the state of Texas for the purpose of studying the economic conditions of that state; which invitation was subsequently concurred in by an of- ficial resolution of the legislature of the state of Texas; and "Whereas, In accordance with such invitation, Wm. F. King, then president of the Merchants' Associa- tion, appointed a committee of thirty members, who visited Texas as the guests of a committee representing that state, appointed by the speaker of its house of representatives, in ac- cordance with the invitation extend- ed by that body;- which- committee received unbounded hospita...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

mmi CORPUS CHRiSTl'S ADVANTAGES £ [REPUBLISHED BY REQUEST.] TA t?ootl article on some of the advantages* ol Corpus t hristi. Te.xas. as a R'interand sum- mer resort; and as the place of l«ust danger during the tropical storm season—by Mr. Geo. Keeder, government ineteorok-gist, and otl.cial in charge ot the local U. S. Weather Bureau Observatory.J abruptly to the northwest, sweeping everything out to sea. point of the coast. winds weaken almost to a calm; then as the center moves off, the wind known that the city that is the residence portion, have unusual drain- soon reaching a gale as the barometer , age and sanitary facilities. The public free school buildings are com- This could not occur at this ' modius, and cleanly, and situated as they are, upon the Bluff portion of the city, their natural situation for the reception of the cooling ' breezes of summer, which blow continuously from the Gulf, make them —"The floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon the house; and it fell...

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Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

Oranges, Lemons and Pears. At the Kirby banquet at Houston, j A. Davis, tbe industrial coramis- sione'r ol It* A.cbisoo, Topeta .jd .,370.763^ The United States is fast assum ing the position of a world feeder. Texas is the largest agricultural area ^ representative of The Callek in the world with an extensive sea visited th<r homes of Messrs. W H. coast. The total exports of the J'1" A. Smith and Wtu United States for 1900 amounted to on S >uih Blu5, a couple Worth All We Ask. 011 ask a high price for your climate," is the favorite retort of the chagrined eastener who finds himself unable to purchase the whole of California for a song. t . - "-wui-1— >u.a over 61 per °' Weeks ago. where some attenti .111 vv^y sb°uld we not charge a Santa Fe railroad, was one ofthe¡centf or $844,616,530, was for has been Paid to the cultivation of | good price for our climate? If after dinner speakers and in refer- agricultural ' * the orange, lemon, pear and other wish the ring to «he poss...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

s/3 h* 1 CORPUS CHRIST! CALLER. PUBLISHED BY THE CALLER PUBLISHING COMPANY. E. T. Merriman, Business Manager. Entered at the Postotfice, Corpus Christi, J exas, as second-class matter. FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 1901. Entire Line to be Made Stand* ard Gauge by May 1. [Laredo Tiraes.J "Work is rapidly progressing on the Texas Mexican." That was the statement o? Superintendent J. N. Galbraith when seeu by a reporter for the Times yesterday afternoon. "There is not much to tell," said Mr Galbraith, "except that we are going right along, widening the cuts and making other preparations for the final widening of the gauge. We have a large force of men at work between here and Corpus Christi. I suppose we will be through this part of the work by April i, at least we expect to have the Corpus Christi end of our road a standard gauge by that time. "As to the Mexican end of the road I presume the work will be pushed along over there too as I think it is the intentiou of the di- rectors to make the enti...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

te of rib m é é é i é é é é ♦Y#' é é f é é é é f é é f f é f é é é é é é é é é é GOD BLESS THE MASTER. God bless the master of this house, The mistress also, And all the little children That round the table go; And all your kin and kinsfolk That dwell both far and near; I wish you a merry Christmas And a happy New Year. m Archie wanted one of the pretty sleighs that he had seen in Dunkirk's store the day before Christmas. "But they are a dollar and fifty cents," he said to his mamma, "and I have only 20 five-cent pieces in my bank." "If I give you ten more five-cent pieces," said his mother, smiling, "how much will you have then?" "One hundred and fifty cents," cried Archie, laughing aloud. "May I go and buy the sleigh now?" "Yes," said his mother, "but I want some of those lovely red berries I saw in the wood yesterday. They would lcok so nice among the evergreens. And besides, grandma and your aunts love them so." "I'll bring you a lot," said Archie. In a few moments he was runnin...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
Source: The Portal to Texas History
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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Corpus Christi Caller — 20 December 1901

1 % \ —V^¡¡f # HOLLY AND IVY. m ,-'i v .. !á, i'. > v- I ^ TEARS i1 SlEICfí RIBE It was New Year's Eve. Kate Vi- vian, me dressmaker in High Street, was making preparations for the sleigh ride party to be given the next evening by Major Frank Fontaine. "It isn't as it we were going all by ourselves," remonstrated Kate to her fiance, who had come to her to protest that afternoon. "Tie Fethemstonés are to be of the party, and Mr. Hyde and Susie Mountbee, and—" "Kate," said George Grayson, taking her hand tenderly into his. "do not go. Let my wishes weigh with you for this once. Respect my piejudiees. if preju- dices you choose to cJ! them, and give up ¿his mad expedition." But Kate Jerked the plump, pretty little hand out of his. "I am going," she said, her dark eyes sparkling witb rebellious deter- mination. "I hare promised Major Fontaine, -and I do not intend to break my word." "Kate," he reasoned, "do you know what all this means?" ■"I don't understand you," she said. ""It mean...

Publication Title: Corpus Christi Caller
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