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SHINER, LAVACA .COUNTY, TEXAS? IUESDIy MORNING, AUG. 31, 1893.
A, G. Wangemann
fy Goods, Ciothina, Boots,
toiaoss, Mats and Caps, Groceries,
JlAltDWAP.E, WOOD and WILLOWWAUE.and
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jVl':iT i'iUVliKVV II0JIE SKWINC MACIIIXE, WALTER A. WOOD
MOtt'LVG MACHINES and ItAKKS.JOHX DEERE PLOWS
CIJI.TIVATOUS ami STALK CUTTKUS and UAX-
Aim Avery Sialic Cutters und Louisville Cotton nml Corn Planter.
All kinds of Country Produce bought at highest market
prices. Cash Paid for Cotton Seed.
us Ls If!
' UuJMUK H4K
D Page prepuiWidteAi
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liams' Lumber Yard)
long leaf pine, cypress well curbing-,
shingles, sashes, doors and
Wind's Geu" (Hidden and Wankogan Wire, Pailing
"""tW' ire Fence, Iiiiel;. Sawed burr oak and Mountain
( od.ir I outs. Aormotor. Dandy, Perkins and Enterprise Wind Mills.
V!nJi'' Cylinder Piping and all Plumber's goods. The celebrated
kill) usot"' al" 1!"S'ies' Hack?. Surreys and Vehicles of all
. fiaTTOWN LOTS IMPRCv'ED and tlNTMinfOVRTI.
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ill the tmvii vt o ' "" "ne vuuipuiy iur uio saio 01 an tncir lots
oii.il'iK-'f l"yn overytliing that I carry in stock ns cheap .19 tho Fame
oiMllti can 1)0 iMMcbt elsewhere, r defy .-ill rnmnotitmi, M !.!,
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! ''Cider, iTiioti f ltWl"?
J See our 5, 10 nml 1K5 cent isl?!r)y?i
Diu-gnln Counters. fe4SSBmN'afit'ikra
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FINE WINES, LIQUORS, BEER-and CIGARS,
Which nro politely served at tho bar. I respectfully ask tho old
patrons of the F.VVOltlTE and tho public generally to give me iv call.
8in.Ni:ii, , - - - - - - Texas.
SADDLE AND HABNESS MAKER.
Jtr. Kuesel has secured tho solo riebt to sell tho celebrated
jiutent hiimn hook in Lavaca and DeWitt cinntics. Ilo hart
on hand a line stock of Saddles, Wl.tpi, Harness, otc, and
turns out none but first-class work.
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gZJTNEW GOODS AND LOW PRICES..iDCS
He has a full stock of Clocks. Watches. Jowclry and Silver Plated
Ware. Also a tall stock ot Spectacles and Jyo-glasses,
ana Cloclcs repaired wun care. Lioods anil worK
lionest dealing with nil, "
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mrpr BWHOkcrfflv wm
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Jlessrs, Itudolpb Welhausen and L. B. I?ichter lmvo purchased the
.liieal market of C, II. Flato and will supply the people of Shiner with
tho bebt the country affords. They intend to satisfy everybody.
Sur.NEi:, --- - - Texas.
LIQUORS, WINES, BEER, AND
ft a i
Mrs, aill was so Krlfav$rii'iU to
bo ablo to go into tl
nroiiaro a linttm nni
Mr. Page, wliiiiS'.ffiii'stedon
bis taking alingVUlMpy, ", '
"Tho good .'LordttSS."' Bli
said to hiin, 'lKrfl"'Tnallity to
you. I could 1lpyjvu&urjiv'n
myself if I hadiilJa'iWA'Bti to
spend a night Uiid(nrSilf and
me not doctor
over have an
pit m tne siomiicliVJriraiierln'Bnells
ur iieliin' in tho IbowplViiy don't
fail to como and.Bcf'' ,
Sparks tookMingjms..;ip.'iVe of
tho girls in thflti'Kna'seemed
his departure ;t JlvSSjJgft i'n'od
uuggy ana iKiil'.trii'fpirlsinUt a
couple ot hot brick
01 me miggy m'ral
taken with a eifilU
That young RoiitloT)
from head to fopftlfri!!
lcnce of the.' nigjiPgei
with no siuivll dgreiB
that bo saw thof
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I toinoy and a man that's as popn-
lar us you are wouldn't liavo any
, trouble to get that ollico and then
1 comes county jndju and after that
' district judge and then you will be
I appointed to the court of civil ap
peals and from thereto tho court of
oriminal appeals and after you've
served thero three or four years the
President will appoint you associ
ate justice of tho supreme court of
the United States and then you're
fixed for life."
"How am I to know that all that
is coming to pass?" asked Pago,
somewhat dazed by this dazzling
"Why," said Bparks. with a
superior air, "I know it just as cer
tain as I know that to-morrow's
Wednesday. A man with your
ability and popularity can't help
going right up to tho top no more
than a bubble can help rising to
tho top of water. Talk about
throwing up the canvas, you won't
do any thing of tho kind. It would
ruin the country."
"I'm not going back to Gill's
any more, ruin or no nun,' said
Page. "I won't bo able to got the
taste 01 that bono set tea out of my
mouth for a whole year'"
nnd picking up tho bottlo
Sirs. Gill had thoughtfully placed
buggy bo sent it whirling
ho fenco into an adjoining
iWthcn, drive on," ho said,
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mWHwhlnlthoyisel; off down
r hnnwi)aftijruocti)rt in a
soakjng fajn, at In'iiljijght,' I'm .a
oing to quit, t thought IM tell
y so you wpu!diU 'bo surprised
wliefir I withilrow,''-j1j,
"Rasper. you'jojHoking," said
bpart, in astbhissmnent.
'"Mo, I ain't," HaMj'Pago, '
tp live as Hell as' .anybody
don't propose to It'fe mybones oul
horo. in-tho couhlrfew'Jiii; picked
over liv.tno buzzards, an'dS;(M'n
liutthal's jusiloMiat, what would
hoppJri(if thingitkRopVpn-likd they
"WrlyVltasjier, Wou don't know
wbat..you'ro- talking about," said
Spa'rks'in a beat, 1 "throw up the
canvas? Pshaw, 'you're crazy."
'Well, that's just what I've mado
up my mind,' o do," said Pago.
"Xn you ai it," said Sparks, rcs-olntely.l-.'JtlWould
bo spoiling an
associawijnsUco of the supreme
couroJfitlunited States right at
the gcfbii'ittiid B don't proposo to
i'varpX ypn going to help
fruay I inquire?" asked
nor and la
l)',.iustnatnrally won't al-
hara how," said Spams,
Imanor'se into a fence cor-
nzdown the reins, "yoit
make this canvas
with mjjai?5niw you got to do it.
Jl!St4(W?fuie sense of the thing,
Raspiimii'dVpu will 6eo how right
-KaeiieMhow'Jitril while his friend
1 -IMl':XA..tdii U .
bimiTin high indignation.
i",v -w-xytn fuiHi
!Vl it v rt am, 1 'i V9VV.M
SUflfc," Sparks continued
Kiiiw of popularity.
look last night for
,'de you .1 hundred
nd jon'ro going to
or 111 1111s eieeiiuu.
ted ot oourso by a
u servo your term
ing attorney and
ing is district at-
iiiuS'KavffiineitreLS an exceed
sbouo undinuned by any cloud and
the whole 'landscape phono bright
and fair in the mellow light.
"We nuifet try to get to Fair
banks by to-morrow eve," said
Sparks, "there is to bo a big barbe
cue there in honor of Colonel Styles,
our candidate for congress and wo
mustn't fail to bo thero. We'll take
dinner to-day with old man Pick
ens providing we can find him at
"Ihopo Mrs. Pickens has forgot
ten about that dbg c.ice," said Page,
"for ifi slip hasn't' ( she's liable to
"Leave it to me," sai'd Sparks,
"to bring her around. I know all
about such things.''
It was: about eleven o'clock w hen
they arrived opposite tho Pickens'
farm. 'The head rif tho houe was
rut in the corn field cutting up
fodder and as they drove up to the
aid down hh. com knife
out to'meet them.
ly Sparks, howdy Paw;,"
run a ej
(is soon as lie goi in spcan
,Sce of them, "I feel just 11s
leo.yoa as though I had
lintcr,in.finy foot. What
ill doin' down hero 111 this
! "O,1 b thought wo might bo
lucky oniiufch to find you strung up
toa jack! oak 'tree; that's what
ought to Jiave been done with you'.
ten ycarsjngo, Dill Pickens," sailf
Sparks in the bight of good humor,
"you know a bigger scoundrel than
yon never walked, especially when
it combs t j'a liorse trade or buying
a piece of land,',' and Sparks slap
ped Picke i,qn.tho shoulder, That
lortliy-serfte4'to relish tho com
'It takegja'gpjdono to git around
Illlly PiokenLfi a boss trade an'
no uiistakwfie said, "I started in
frith h lUtjtJiid scrub pony that
cost just tfrnWlWs an' I've kep'
right on traflin' till now I've got n
flno span of horses an' a wagon an'
"Everybody knows you're migh
ty slick when it romofl to trading,
Mr. Pickens," said Sparks, "but
tho wonder is that you hav'n't been
hung long ago," and Sparks drew
down his brows and leered at Mr.
Pickens, who laughed immoderate
ly and motioning for them to follow
he led 'ihe way towards the house,
"Who are you going to vote for,
for President this fall, Mr, Pickens?"
asked Page, "Cleveland or Harri
"I'm agoin' to voto fur Seymour
an' lilair," said Pickens,
"Why it's been moro than twen
ty years since they ran for otllce,"
said Pago in astonishment.
"Itdini't maku a bit of difference. "
said Pickens, slinking his head,
"I've tuck a notion to voto fur
Seymour an' Blair an' I'm agoin'
to do it, I don't care what the con
sequences are." ,
"I always do things that way,"
Pickens euptinued, "when I built
my house hero i iuck 11 notion to
paint ono halt green and tho other ,
half red. I knowed most every
fool that come along would obj'wt
to my doin' it. just us though i$ was
his property, an' sure enqiigh'orury
body that comes here want&ib know
what I painttd my bousonliat -wfiy
fur as if it war. anybodjrV businesH
but my own. Wlffrn' .1 takes a
notion to do anythtog.1 does it
I donjt keccvrhittihVconsequc:
1iYff nr'ttlial itcitJlc.'" T' -
&5riiejtj;ist:'- "Tu- runito.
mf(iKQiu'',to .do "just as I
jjleasefvir dio.'in the attempt," and
opening tho back gate he invited
tho tivo young candidates to enter
and make themselves at home,
"I don't have much to cut but
pork an' cabb.ige but sieh us 'Us
you're welcome to. so go in an' set
'Pork and cabbage is a goi d
deal more than wo get at home,
Mr. Pickens," said Sparks, "and I
told Has pur no would stop here to
day and get a good old liis-hioned
An odor of boiled cabbage per
vaded the premises and judging
from the scolding and rattling 1 1
pans and dishes ill the kitchen
preparations were being made lor
dinner. Tho back yard Has tenant
ed by innumerable ducki, chickens
nnd turkcis. while a half a dozen
dogs wcio scitteicd about, and hail
ed tho arrival cf tho two candidates
with every eviilenco of hostility.
Picking up 11 bliek of stovo wood
Pickens scattered them with two or
three well directed whacks and led
the way to tho fiont porch, where
towels and tin basins ottered au
opportunity for ablutions,-
"Now then wash up 1111' git ready
fur dinner, boys, an' I'll go in an'
see bow tho old woman's gittin'
along," and hodKappuaicdindoois.
Alter having icfivshed themselves
with a good application of soap and
cold water they seated themselves
on the porch und enjoyed tho cool
breeze that was blowing from the
Houtbwest. The storm of tho night
bjloie had cleared tho air and from
where they tat they could See down
to tho river more than two miles
away. It appeared like a narrow
silver thread winding its way down
among tho hills to tho eastward.
To the west, forests of maple, beech
and oak extended as far as the eye
could reach, whilo tho cultivated
lands lny back of them. Myriads
of blackbirds were passing in d' m-o
cloud.); they kepi coming and goiiij;
in ono continual stream, a sight
very common in Kentucky in tb
autumn of tho vear, Thoy kept up
a continual chattering and swep
hy liko one endless, black band.
Every now and then a ilock would
detach itself from the
body aud settlo down in a
(.To be Continue:.)