Shiner Gazette. (Shiner, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 17, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 26, 1893 Page: 1 of 8
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SEINER LAVAOA COUNTY TEXAS THURSDAY MORNING OCT. 26 1893. . NO. 17.
A G. Wangbmann.
Diy Goods Clothingi BootsB
Slioss Hats and Caps Groceries
HARDWARE WOOD and W1LLOWWARE and
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A .-NTnK NEW HOME SEWING MACHINE WALTER A. WOOD
MOWING MACIIIN'ES'and HAKES JOHN DEERE PLOWS
CI'LTIVATORSa:?! STALK CUTTERS ami BAN-
. NER PLANTERS
Also Avery Stalk Cullers unci Louisville Cotton and Com Planter.
All kind.3 of Country Produce bought at highest market
prices. Cash Paid for Cotton Seed.
Long Leaf Yellow Pine and Cypress Lumber
E arc receiving dally car loads of LUMBER and our stock is being constantly replenished.
Wo will not bo undersold by any lumber firm in tlio country. Wo havo SHINGLES SASHES DOOPA
BLINDS BUILDER'S HARDWARE and tho genuine G.MDDEN BARBED WIRE and FIUE-PROUI-'
BUICK. Wo ako deal in Live Stock; our vard is just below tho Aiansas Pass depot Our clcrl;
and book keeper 0. W. Esehcnburg speaks loth German and Bohemian and is too well and favorably
known to need any further recommendation at our hands.
Gall ami See Us at
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ps! Lumber Yard
long leaf pine cypress well curb-
ing shingles sashes doors and
bSKwlc Genuino Glidden and Waukegan Wire Pailing
IlilUO. -Viio Fence Brick Sawed burr Oak and Mountain
f hr Posts Aei motor Dandy Peikins and Enterprise Wind Mills.
Pumps Cylinder Piping and all Plumber's goods. The celebrated
St i Mu! ci Wagons also Buggies Hacks Sun oys and Vehicles of all
'Cifi-TOWX LOTS IMPROVED and UNIMPROVED.
I am the authorized agent of II. B. Shiner and tho San Antonio and
ri.isa- Pi"" Rui'road Town Site Company for tho sale of all their lots
in the to'vn of Shiner.
I propose to sell eerything that I carry in stock as cheap as tho same
nullity can be bought elsewhere I defy all competition. My clerk
Mr. Albert Mueller speaks German English and Bohemian. I nsk
o i to call and examino my Btuck before buving claow here.
C. Z.. WILLIAMS.
SSTDLER & KGHENBERG
... TlWAT.l.lng fr
I ihfornn Finite
. Soda Water
Sen our ff 10 nnit Ji. cent
S'iicn - Ti:x.
DRY GOODS CLOTHING HATS OAFS
BOOTS SHOES anij GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS of am. kinds.
family staple and fancy groceries crockery glass-
wave and tinware and gcn'l merchandise of
all kinds. C0MPLBTK LIXK 0F hwabb.
I1V MARCt'S JHSTHSB.
thought of her boy
(HRUDLI.I! .: feCIUIAMM. I'llorillLIOII.)
FINE WINES LIQUORS BEER and CIGARS.
Which arc politely served at tlu bar. Wo respectfully ask tho old
ntroiis of tho FAVORITE and the public goneially to give us a call.
.SiiiNr.ii - - - " " TnXAS'
SADDLE AND HARNESS MAKER.
Mr. ICuesel has secured the sole right to sell tho celebrated
patent hamo hook in Lavaui -nnl IoWitt counties. Ho has
cm hand it lino block of Huldh. Whips Harness etc. and
turns out none hut firt-c! i-s woik.
h is k i b..
ana- Aiil E&A JiKaW Ant JB.Xk.il. O r r
ffiS-NEW GOODS AND LOW PRICES.i3
He has a full stock of Clocks. Watches. Jewelry and Silver Plated
are. Also a full slock of Spectacles and Eye-glasses. atehes
and Clocks impaired with care. Goods and work warranted and
honest dealing with all.
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city iiiem iiiaoie
Messrs Rulolplt'Welhausen and I. B. Itichtcr have purchased tho
rat market of 0. JI. Plato and will supply tho people of Shiner with
llv bert the country affords. They intend to satisfy everybody.
LIQUORS WINES BEER AND
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i. ..i. .'' Tkxas
The night had come on daik and
lowering and great masses of clouds
wcro sweeping up from tho west-
ward and a flno rinziling rain had
commenced falling. Indoois tho
httlo cotlazo was all aglow with
warmth and comfort and tho tablo
was already set for supper. For
tho pat half hour tho had been
anxiously looking out of Uio winjr
dow that faced tho r.ilkoad Ev-
rtr. ntlin nifrlit tln hnnfll 'nt. lF Nn.
r.r. .1 ..! J.. .. : inWK?V?!l WfTW i?"
. niiKiies D
oemi oi mo roaa nun ncr inoiiiejiy
heart throbbed w'tli love and prido
as she thought of her darling boy
who sat in the cab of No. 55. Her
hair was almost white and told of
years of patient uncomplaining
toil and caio had seamed her brow
"1 wonder if Tom w ill he on time
to.night" she eaiiT to hertelf as she
arranged his plate cup and saucer
and placed his iavorito dished
around his plato The clock tick-
ed oil tho minutes and tho hands
pointed to threo minutes to eight.
At eight o'clock No. 55 was duo at
tho depot in the little city of Paris
and ag iln sho parted tho curtains
and looked out into tho nlghi
toward wheie tho fireman on 55
her Tom her solo support and
only son was speeding towards
'I know he'll he terribly hungry
when ho gets in" she inurmuioJ
to herself '"it's being ho haul mak-
in steam on a wet windy day like
lo-dav and Tom will bo all tiled
out when ho gets home."
Tho hands pointed to a minuto
to eight and l")V. away off down the
road her waiting eir caught tho
faint echo of a locomotive whistle.
It was more than a mile away down
by tho first crossing below town.
Two long blasts and then two
short sharp whistles for tho cross-
ing. "There ho comes" she exclaimed
joyfully and hurried away to com-
plete her preparations for his sup-
per. The colfee was set hack on
the stovo wheie it would keep warm
and her benevolent old face beamed
with happiness at tho thought of
Ins near anivai. me ram panfieu
against the window panes and the
wind sighed mournfully through
.the shruhbory in tho yard. But
she heard nor heeded not as. she
"Ono moie shovel of coal will
carry her in Jack" taid tho file-
man jeiking open the furnace door
and pitching in the last shovel full.
Tho engineer noddul and placed
his hand on tho gieat lever. A
moment moie and his hand went
up to the cold over his head and
tho whistle sounded out four sharp
shrill blasts that etnitledtheechous
of tho night Tho fireman climbed
ijj?k inter his seal and shading his
'onUiinu sffa.tlie' l)
in his mother's window. On and
on darted tho night vipross and
now they appro.itliul tho firnt
switch in the jaids. Tho engineer
peered anxiously out as tho while
bir of iron llah"d into bight bel'oVo
them. Tliero wtu a great lurch and
iureivo a clatter of iinn and the
train sw u ved to the right.
Great Clodl an open switch. Too
late for farewells ton late for pray-
ci s. too late but to dio on 55.
Tho engineer clutched tho lover
in despeiation and agony bin face
blanched and set ono moment of
Biispcnto and then a blinding
thumleiing crash a shivering of
steel and of wood and glan and ono
terriblo cry of terror and agony
from five hundred men and women
Someone was to blame. Tho
switch had been left open and No
55 had plunged into tho fieigbt
cars on the siding. Tlnoitgh the
dust smoke and tho diizzling rain
tho rcscunru hurried about with
torches and lartteiu. The coaches
had caught fire and the flames
leaped up lighting up tho 'wieek
and casting a luiid glare fir outin-
to the night. A ecoio of men and
women had perished and now the
rescucis approaches! tho engine. It
lay on its 'lido with tho steam es-
caping in fitful gasps. The en-
gineer had stuck to his post and
had ponn down b'Mieath his engine
rnslu i and mangled beyond ro-
cognitio i. Tho fireman had jump-
ed but loo lato. A great bar of
steel had caught him and pinned
him to the earth. They approach-
ed and the lights of tho torches fell
on his faco. Ho lay on his back
his rap had fallen off and his light
curly hair clUngaround his temples
damp and stained with blood. His
r . i ere half closed and his lips
wore drawn back from his t "th n
tho last agony of diath. A r
his bieast lay the grt.it bar ni l '
and his hand clutched the
metal as though he had tiled
fend it off. On the ntilKi d in.
of his handgleanitd a baud 1 g
hi mother's ling.
Sho had trimmed the light ai 1
set his l.uoiile chair by the stov j
when he bhnuhl come in Tht toil'-'
biscuits and the cup ot jilly Tom f'i
was to fond of was all loady. And '
sho tuinod to dfy h-r hands and
jnqojh her hair beloro ho came.
IsTOTtlWc'rd footsteps oir
on tho gravel walk outside. t
last ho had coino and she hurried
to tho door with tho lamp so ho
could sco to climb tho steps. Hut
instead of ono approaching theio
appeared to bo etei.il and thev
advanced blowly and falleungly.
Alarmed tho thrtw o)iii the door
and held the lamp up hiali bo i's
rays fell on tho walk clear to tin-
frunt gate. Sevtial men wero cfti -in
slowly up the walk mid appoa -ed
to bo can-ring a Luidp betwc' n
"Tom Tom" she c.illtd
In silence and with halting
they come up on the poich
stretcher between them lies a
toini corned with a slid t. in
tin; their buiden down the
with uncovered litads ami
'Why what hate ynu tin
w hero's Tom?" she ciies j.n
and a hand draws hack tin
fiom the euily hair and fair smooth
face of tho dead fncni.ui.
"Oh I Tom my boy my poor boy
speak to jour old mother. Oh!
Tom just one woid my boy my
Reveiently and teaifully llioy
btand-giouped about us sho elasj 8
tho dead fireman in her moiherly
arms and prays God to Lo him
in hit Uicpiiib'.
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Just received at C. Proctzel's
a car load of stoe insisting of
tho Home Grand Superior Mo-
hawk mid full lino of heaters. Al-
so Buck's Brilliant and IlebtorV
cooking btoC3 andndmcroitsothiv
brands. These weio bought fov
cash and will be sold for cash there-
fore you w 111 get tho tull benefit of
cash discounts. Tho price3 havo
been put down far below unj other
firm in the ennnty. Drop in and
sco for youreoH.
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