Shiner Gazette. (Shiner, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 26, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 24, 1897 Page: 4 of 8
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Hard Time Prises!! (winter goods!
Being overstocked with goods
sell my entire stock of . . .
IVIeimite the ladies to call and look over our fine assorted stock ||||
VV of Winter Dress Goods—Trimmings to match. 'Our stock of Gapes, ||||
Jackets and Shawls is full and complete. Our stock of Clothing, Over- |p
coats, Hats, Shoes and Underwear is larger and cheaper than ever before.
and everything in the Dry Goods line
pj Call and Examine Our Stock
| Before Buying Elsewhere ...
We are buying all our goods direct from the factory. Complete stock of |if
General Merchandise always on hand. fjj
j| Complete stock of Kewton Wagons, Vehicles, etc.
Strictly for GASH.
A select stock of ladies’ winter capes going at
cost. My stock of clothing is full and complete
and cheaper than ever. Come early to secure
choice. My low prices will astonish you.
Major Gelihorn made the Ga-
zette office a call yesterday.
Prof. Mair will present a play by
local talent at the opera house soon.
The cattle shipments from Alice
and other points continues. Two
trains go north daily. We hear
there will be 40,000 head shipped.
We are informed that the Hal-
letsville New Era has a libel suit
on its hands, growing out of an
article regarding Dr. G. W. Allen
Henry Dreyer tells us that the
other day he shot four hogs which
had been running wild in his pas-
tures and had got fat on pecans
and acorns. He says the meat was
the s weetest he ever tasted. It was
like old time wild hog killing.
DRUGS " STATIONERY,
Prescriptions a Specialty.
Published every Wednesday by
C. VV. WARD.
One ear, postpaid, - - - - $1.00
Entered at the Shiner, Texas, Post-
office as second-class matter.
Iron Front Bld?gv
BENNER, TEX., WED., 10V. 24, 1897
We have been requested by some
of our prominent business men to
warn the farmers that vigorous
means should be taken at once to
check the inroad of the Mexican
boll weevils. If they are not
checked it looks like they will ruin
the cotton business in this country.
The government expert sent to
this part of the State some time ago
t > investigate the pest reported that
the farmers should destroy all cot-
ton and corn stalks left in the fields
and all trash wherein they might
seek shelter for the winter. Either
burn the stuff or let your stock eat
it. This would destroy the first
crop of weevils and they are the
ones that do the most damage.
The business men of Cuero are
preparing to call a meeting of farm-
ers, who do their trading in Cuero,
to devise means for ridding their
fields of the weevils. A week or so
-ago J. W. Woodson, a cotton buyer,
made a tour of the cotton fields of
DeWitt county for the purpose of
finding how much top-crop there
would be and also to find how much
damage the weevils were doing.
On his return lie published the re-
sult of his investigations in the
Cuero Star. His letter is an excel-
lent one. He says in speaking of
the weevils, “I made careful ex-
aminations of as many bolls as I
could gather from the different
fields visited and was discouraged
to find the presence of this pest in
about every other boll cut open. I
feel safe in saving if the weevil had
not disturbed the fall crop our
county would have made at the
least calculation 2000 bales more
than she will market under the
existing conditions. I saw fields
that, to a casual observer, look as
if the owner would be able to gathef
two or three hundred pounds per
acre, but careful examination gave
most disheartening results. Those
big. fine, healthy-looking bolls al-
most bursting with their snowy-
contents, were in many instances
but the breeding place of the
dreaded weevil and his presence
meant partial if not complete de-
struction to every boll in which he
had taken up his winter quarters.”
In conclusion Mr. Woodson says:
“It i.- a conceded fact that last year
where farmers gathered their stalks
and burned them they suffered but
little from the ravages of the weevil.
If you are satisfied that you are not
going to get any paying amount of
cotton out of your field from this
forward pull and rake the stalks
and when dry burn. burn. If you
will do so you will destroy millions
of weevils and sa ve yourself a great
deal of trouble and care next year.
Five cent cotton marks the end
of the old system of $5 per acre
cash rent. The Moulton Enter-
prise says that it is rumored that
the merchants will refuse to carry
a renter who pays <75 rent as he
can not pay his rent and his store
account too with cotton at five
The agitation which is being
made in other parts of the State for
landlords to accept one-third and
one-fourth of what their renters
raise is Found to spread all over
A. C. Walker of Yoakum, was
here\vesterday shaking hands with
his nVany friends.
C. W. Arnim. the saddle and
harness man of Halletsville, failed
Saturday, filing a deed of trust,
with Ed. Smith, trustee. Local
creditors will take all the assets.
Bad crops and poor collections.
Killed at Gonzales.
Mrs. Henry Weller, wife of a i«»
well-to-do farmer, was killed at ^
Gonzales Monday at a railroad
crossing while on her way to town
in a wagon. The particulars as
sent out are as follows:
Mr. Weller drove one wagon, and
was in front. His . wife drove the
second wagon and came in the rear
of her husband. As they ap-
proached the railroad crossing a
For Sale By
G. E. Ruhmann.
train passed and Mrs. Weller’s
team became frightened and ran ' " I TTTT1
° H.B. LEONARD C. J, GRAY
LEONARD & GRAY,
away, upsetting the wagon, which
was loaded with cotton seed, and
five little children. In the tear up
Mrs. Weller had her back and two
ribs broken and died in a short
time. As the wagon turned over
it caught all the children and al-
most suffocated them, covering
We offer you our services backed
i by a continuous and successful ex -
jl ! perience of a quarter of a century
fj! in the cotton factorage business,
jfjj j Will send stencil and quotations on
Ly ! application, free of charge.
Wm. R Cleveland & Co,,
A full stock of perfumeries*
brushes, toilet cases, combs, station -
pj; erv, school books, fancy toilet ar-
il] i tides and notions of all kinds at
H i A. Grave’s drug store.
Grabielder malt whisky is the-
||j I purest whisky. For sale at Seydler’g'
“Money saved is money made.’'7
This will he proved to all who will
im , try the Cash Grocery Store. Goods
H always fresh and prices low. Also
a complete line of racket goods that
will surprise you.
Drink Grabfelder pure malt
whisky at Seydler’s saloon.
Just received a car load of Stude-
haker, Old Hickory and Tennessee-
iron axle and thimble skein wagons
which will be sold at lowest prices,
C. L. Williams.
Wili practice in all courts of the
muni, ouiiviwreu State. Collections, Conveyancing.
I them entirely with cotton seed. | Contracts, given special attention.
1 Persons near by ran to their rescue1
and by hard work dug the children
out. All were hurt, but will likely
survive. After digging out four of
them, thinking they had all. the
father missed the fifth one and
friends began the search in the
seed a second time and finally found
Money to loan--0n terms to suit
the borrower at low rate of interest. !
OFFICE AT IRON FRONT BUD’G. j
All parties indebted to me in
saloon are requested to pay up or I
the little fellow, who was nearly i wj|] enter suit at once without any
gone- | further notice. Respectfully,
I ask all parties indebted to
Seydler & Eachenburg to pay up
at once and save further trouble
and expense. Respectfully,
To whom it concerns: All parties
indebted to the old firm of Hahtthe-J
Notice to Trespassers.
Notice is hereby given that no
hunting, fishing or trespassing will
be allowed in my pastures.
L. M. KokerNoti
____________ „ ............... .............Fresh hams, breakfast bacon and
& Eachenburg will please come j bacon at A. B. Jongbecker & Go’s,
forward and settle before the 10th
If you want to get a drink of pure
whisky do not fail to go to Seydler’s
! saloon and get a drink of Grabfelder
G. W. Eschenburg,
FOR SALE. ma‘l whisky-
About 700 cords of good mesquite If you need anything in the
j wood. Terms reasonable. Apply glassware line do not forge? to call
| to L. M, Kokernot or to this office, fat A. IL Jungbecker & Co'fc.
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Ward, Charles W. Shiner Gazette. (Shiner, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 26, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 24, 1897, newspaper, November 24, 1897; Shiner, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1110950/m1/4/: accessed May 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shiner Public Library.