Shiner Gazette. (Shiner, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 11, Ed. 1, Thursday, September 14, 1893 Page: 1 of 8
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SHINER LAVAOA COUNTY TEXAS THUESDA1 Y MORNING SEPT. 14 1893.
A G. Wangemann.
Off Goods C
Shoes Hats and Caps Groceries
HARDWARE WOOD and WILLOWWARE and
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AtniNT I'nu NEW HOME SEWJNC MACHINE WALTER A. WOOD
MOWING MACHINES and RAKES JOHN DEERE PLOWS.
CULTIVATORS and STALK CUTTERS and HAN-
Alert Avery Stalk Cutters and Louisvillo Cotton and Corn Planter.
All kinds of Country Produce bought at highest market
prices. Cash Paid for Cotton Seed.
U! LI III
iams Lumber Yard
S leaf pine cypress well curb
ing shingles sashes doors and
tliyile Genuine Glidden and Waukegan Wire Pailing
UlJUllAS. Wiro Fence Brick Sawed burr oak and Mountain
Codir Po"ts. Aormotor Dandy Perkins and Enterprise Wind Mills.
Pumps Cylinder Piping and all Plumber's goods. Tho celebrated
Ktudebaker Wagons; also Buggies Hacks Surroys and Vehicles of all
iTOWN LOTS IMPROVED and UNIMPROVED.
I am tho authorized agent of II B Shiner and the San Antonio and
Aransas Pass Railroad Town Sito Company for tho sale of all their lots
in the to.vn of Shiner.
I pj-oposo to Bell everything that I carry in stock as cheap as tho samo
imlity can bo boitght elsewhere. I defy all competition. My clerk
Mr. Albeit MoellWspea'ks German English and Boliemian. I ask
you tu call and exainmo my stock before buying olsowhero.
wr. v- . I
y - "s hakes.
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Seoimrfl 10 nncl 25 cent
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(J. II. HUEBNER ritorniCTC't.)
FINE WINES LIQUORS BEER sfnd CIGARS.
Which aro politely served at tho bar. I respectfully ask tho old
patrons of th$ FAVORITE and tho public generally to givo me a call.
Siiinek - - - Texas.
SADDLE AND HARNESS MAKER.
Mr. ICucscl has secured tho solo right to Bell the celebrated
patent hame hook in Lavaca and DoWitt counties. Ho has
on hand a fine stock of Saddles Whips Harness etc. and
turns out none but first-class work.
TNEW GOODS AND LOW PRICES.jpJf
Ho has a full stock of Clocks Watches. .Towelry and Silver
"Ware. Also a full stock of Spectacles and Eye-g asses.
and Clocks repaired with care. Goods and wort
honest dealing with all.
BY HAHCliS JESTE63.
city Meat Market o
Messrs Rudolph Welhaueen and L. B. Richter havo purchased the
meal raarkot of 0. H. Flato and will supply tho people of Shiner with
tho best the country affords. They intend to satisfy everybody.
Bnusn ------- - - TEXAS-
LIQUORS WINES BEER AND
s ' si r - -
IT was very early and a smoky
haze hung over tho city and thu
rattle and clatter of wagons and
buggies over tho pavement
deafening. Early as it wn
people were pouring into the
in wagons on horseback and
Descending to the dining rpoi
found most of tho places ah
occupied and tho first comers
spicing their breakfasts with 2.
conversation and tho waiters
kept running hither and thi
witli coffee beefsteaks. Page .kind
Sparks had hardly taken '.their
seats when they wero joined
Col. Badger. Tho colonel's
had a peculiar glassy appear
and his brcalh emitted a very sus
picious odor of gm cocktail a'
"Good morning gentloniJLtitho
said seating lumeolf at tho
and beckoning to a waiter.
just been down to the saloon ti
a Uttlo something to tone u
system. A man needs soini
of a morning to tako tho mal
out of liis system and there's n
ing like a gin cocktail wheiy
comes to malaria. And then oil a
day liko this a man wants to tike
something to keep him up cxcito-
ment fatiguo worry and all ihat
sort of thing" and the colunel iro-
ceeded to pour maplo-syrup over
his batler-cakes and then ado 1 a
littl6 butter and having i-ied "ih.
thing to suit bim he took
ful and continued:
"TniB will bo a ere.
Fairbanks. I look for ti
and people in town to-cl
want (to bring out all of tluluilc
'No indeed" said Pago hastily
"I couldn't think of spcating.J I
havn't made any preparations
'0 the devil" said tin colpnel
waving his fork "only lear Ililm
talk; since when have candidates
become so modest? No lir you'll
have to speak or leave town so
innko up your mind."
"He'll speak all right coknel."
interposed SparkB "he's only a
littb -.kittish on tho giloff."
This reinark'a'niiisiuV'tho colonel
"It reminds mo of Borne if my
epiri!iicc3 when I first started
out" he announced passing his
plato for a second helping of cakes
"I used to Bcare myself sice just
before making a speech; but 1 vo
gotten over that non jott bit jour
Meanwhile the anvil firing and
hurrahing outsido was increasing
and presently a brasB band Btruck
up "Dixie" down town.
"I nover hear that but (1iat I
want to get up a shoutinV said
tho colonel. "It does a.man nioro
good than a gin cocktail Come
or? let's go and join thocro-fd" and
rising from the table they passed
out into tho piazza. -
"Here comes General EJair tho
Republican candidate for congress"
said tho colonel aB a heavjf -set red-
faced man walked slowly' up the
"Good morning General how's
every thing this morning?"
'0 bo so" answered that worthy
coming forward and shaking bands
"The colonel made the necessary
introductions after which ho ob
"You're out of your clement now
General hero among alf rf these
patriots; Republicans are supposed
to go with the otfii!r crowd you
"That will do to talk about"
mianuiuu mu general louny "we 11
let you know who tho patriots aro
when the 2d of November comes
At this moment a man across
the street waved his lint over his
head and shouted:
"Hurrah for Styles he's tho
"Hurrah for Blair and a rope to
hang him" shouted another "and
yon at tho other end yon big wall-
faced duirer" referring to the colo-
nel who enjoyed tho badinage
"They will crack their little
jokes on d-iys like this" ho
said "but of courso they don't
mean anything by it."
lloro the croud struck up "Hang
old Blair on a gooseberry bush" to
the tuno of John Brown's Body.
Seeing that they wero becoming a
littlo personal the general excused
himself and passed indoors. The
peoplo Btill continued to pour into
town and bands clubs and .delega-
tions from other town wero arm-
"Mark my words" said the colo-
110! "thoy'll niako Romo howl
(Continued Xext Week.)
it's locai if nws.
Em-ron Gazette: We have an-
other cutting affray to report for
our little town b iturday after-
noon one Jake Ford inflicted soer-
al wounds upqn tho person of C'o-
lumuu8F;'botU colored Tliev
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EmTon Gazette: You Etalcd
that jou wished a little news fiom
this section. There is very little
too. Times aro dull here. cropn
and pastures needing rain. Crop
gathering is progressing exceeding-
ly well. Tho cotton crop is light
pockets are lig'ht heads aro light
and your correspondent has just
'received word that the ilour barrel
is light; bo jou seo it is light (not
daylight) all around.
Tho majority of farmers around
nere aro trying to hold their cotton
Let us hope they
Buppow ho ia doing well too
Mrs J. J. Arnim is quite sick.
Rain badly needed.
S. B Moore is still absent in an-
other part of the slate on business.
Jno Nations returned Thursday.
Mrs. Joe Arnim is critically ill
at this writing.
A. L. May of tho vicinity was in
Jack Dockcry is in Milam county
this week on business.
Cotton is coming in slowly. The
Bucschor Bros havo ginned about
900 b.ilos and the Arnim Bros
about -150 up to date.
Bartek & Incltre have on exhi-
bition at their drug storo an ex-
tremely life-like picture of that
famous outlaw Rube Bin roughs
taken while ho was lving in hi
coflin after being killed. Bunriughs
was Bhotaboutan hour alter having
made his eBCapo from jail.
Very dry. An revoir Houace.
EniTon Gazette: The news
this week is scaiee. Havo had no
time to gather up any; hae been
too busj' gathering com.
Crops will bo short this venr:
thero will be enough corn made to
supply the country. Cotton four
acres to tho bitle. Sweet potatoes
Bhort on account of dry weather.
Grass is very scant stock doing
badly water is becoming scarco for
stock and Bomo wells aro failing
and if the weather continues dry
for a while loncor some people will
have to begin to dig their wells
The young peoplo had a dance at
Mr. Luin Walkers last Wednesday
night. Wo heard some of them
say they had a nice time.
We hear that Mr. A. Vanham
will begin to gather his cattle soon
far tho purpose of shipping them
to his ranch in Uvalde county.
As newB is Bcarce this week wo
will let this suffice for the present
and endeavor to do bitter next
time. More anon. IUmulesi.
for better prices.
will get it.
Politics are at a discount. Clove-
land fishing congress quarreling
common folks starving and all
going to the d 1 in a bunch. Well.
'iah for hard times hard work and
hard living. Hand in hand they
Is it not timo wo had a taste of
"free trade" in this country? What
with low prices on products and
high prices on good it looks liko
something needs to be done. Tho
cry is overproduction I If that is
the case why in the name of com-
mon Bcnso aro goods so high? Well
Mr. Editor ple.io don't kick; thci e'rt
a good time coming (two or Hire
hundred years from now).
Tho health of this community u
now very good. At leasl tho only
ones who appear to be at all under
tho weather are somo young men
who did not get to seo their best
girls when thev thought they ought
Misses Esther and Lora Cole and
Alico Curry wcie absent a few dayi
visiting relatives and friends in
Misses Bee and Alico Thompson
and India liiiloy returned to Bay-
lor college on Monday alter spend-
ing a pleasant vacation at home.
Sirs. Oscar Wnodlej' of Yoakum
is visiting her sister Mrs. Thump-
Tsp.vM ...... . .--
HIMMisrencn hunth vid sonfta.
bodyJct Mckel. I -jait not tM
ortfotfmntirtt would I
KJScliool commences" at bioncwml
orfih8"lirst Monday in October
with "the accomplished Miss Minnie
Carson as principal.
Preaching will ho held at Stone-
wall on the third Saturday night of
September. Young men of Shiner
please take notice.
I believe you have all tho news
now and if this mises tho waste
basket I'll try and rustle up somo
more by next week. Switciif.i-l.
Lev Culpepper and family left
Tuesday for Goliad county 011 a
Mrs. J. B. 'Adams of Hullets-
lille and Mrs. It. H. Terrell of Ed-
na wero visiting tho family of S. A.
Carnes this last week.
Bouk Septemper 11th. to Mr.
and Mrs Diedrich Otholdt a fine
boy. Dr. ravo in attendance and
motner and child doing well. t
W. L. Scales left Monday for
Houston. His removal from tho
railroad office here was the result
of tho present slack of bus-iness.
Joo Herzig left for San An-
tonio Sunday to undergo treatment
for the rheumatism. Wo hope Joo
will be speedily restored to health.
Prof. Mair Fred AVilks and
Paul Stuercku. have established a
consolidated telegiaph line connect-
ing their dillerent places of busi-
ness. Mrs. Dr. R. L. Smith met with n
painful ftccideut Saturday after-
noon. She fill from the Btepe at
her home and sprained the miibcles
of her left foot.
Otto Henkhaus is hauling
lumber for 11 big two story hnuso
about tour or nve miles irom fcui
nor. The lumber was bought of
Flato & Green.
Misses Freda Wangeraann and
Isabel Wendtland left for' Shelby
Austin county. Sundaj .
They wero accompanied by Mrs.
C. L. Williams has a very tise-
ful device on salo at his lumber
ollico. It is a staple puller to bo
used in taking down or putting up
barbed wiro fencing.
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