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I don't want you to buy any more clothing away from home. You won't have
to send to Houston, Galveston or any other place for your clothing from this on.
Come to me and I will take your measure and furnish you with clothing at the same
money and will warrant a better fit than You can get from anY other place. 1 will
maKe a specialtY of this from Now on. Gome and see me is all 1 asx.
Charles K Holchak"
Tho Gazette's agents are as
Gonzales Gaston Dolierry.
Stonewall S. S. Colo.
Hochhelm P. C. Cox.
Moulton T. F. Jackson.
. Dilworth J. II. Bramham.
Nickel J. K. Quebedcaux
At large II. K. Polk.
Wienerwurst at tho meat mar
ket. California fruits at Merseber-ger'e.
Merseberger pays cash for
Bismark Saloon for 0. D. II.
C. L. Williams lias received a
carload of cement.
Dr. Schiersmann has a positive
euro lor tape worm.
Red seal cigars and fino tobao
cos at the City bakery.
"My Favorite," cigars on sale
at tho Favorite Saloon.
Wanted, 10,000 bushels of corn
at A. G. Wangemann's.
See that fancy Christmas toy
counter at Mersebergcr's.
Go to Wolters Bros, for Hamil
ton Brown's boots and shoes.
If you want to sell your corn
for cash go to Flato & Green.
Barbecued meat on hand every
day at tho City butcher shop.
Instead of renting, buy a house
and lot from Jno. M. Krueger.
Apple?, pecatiB and best as
sortment of candies at Ed. Cole
man's. Call and get one of those pat
ent staple pullers at C. L. Wil
Fresh oysters at the city bak
ery; price per dozen, stewed,"30 cts;
fried, 30 cts; raw, 20 cts.
.Inst in at Soydler & Esehen-
burg'a a fresh supply of lienriettas
ana cashmeres lor dress goods,
AVe sell tho genuine Gliddcn
anil Waukegan barbed wire at 3
cents per lb' Flato & Green.
C. L. Williams is the agent for
the genuino Waukegan and Glid
don barbed wire and warrants all
wiro sold by him to be in perfect
condition and uninjured by con
tact with salt water.
We sell tho genuine Glidden
and Waukegan barbed wire at 3
cents per lb. Flato it Gueen.
Seydlcr it Eschenburg have a
full stock of ladies' woolen ware,
such as shawls, hoods, fuscinatois
Wolters Bros, have received
tho largest stock of clothing ever
offered for salein Shiner. Call and
examino their stock.
Wo sell tho genuine Gliddcn
and Waukegan barbed wiro at 3
cents per lb. Flato t Gueen.
Wo are getting a good corps of
agents and ellorts will oo made to
place the Gazette iir every homo
in Lavaca and Gonzales counties.
Overcoats at Seydlcr it ICsch
cnbnrg's nt prices to suit the hard
fines. They can lit out any by
between five and seventeen "years
Wolters Bros, have the finest
t-toc; of dross goods in Shiner,
Tlit', arc of every color and variety.
Cull 'inuind and look at tho goods
mat t-i,d their counters.
Wo want a sponsor for the fire
Miss Hattie Simpson returned
to Cucro Monday.
Win. Dickson went to La-
Grange Tuesday to attend court.
Ilarley Anderson was up from
Carncs and Brother pays the
highest cash price for.hides.
Thcro was a largo delegation
in town Sunday from HaUetsville.
George Yeager and Will
Krauso were up from Moulton Sunday.
Scmelmann will exhibit at
Moulton next Saturday night, at
Wm. Grave, representing Ly
ons it Co., of New Orleans, was in
It- Jeggli of Moulton was in
town this last week collecting rents
and looking ufler his properties.
Sheriff Honohins and Deputy
Sheriff KIM passed through Shiner
Tuesday on their way to Lalirangc.
Aug. Martens U painting tho
inside of Edmund Wolteie' house
Miss. C. C. Carnes visited
friends in Gonzales Monday and
returned home Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schultz. of
Cuero, were visiting their daughter
Mrs. Charles Weil,' over Sunday.
Mrs. A. Howes, who has been
visiting in Flatonia, returned Sun
day, accompanied by her son Will
J. II. Bremham, Dillworth's
post master, passed through Shiner
Sunday on his way to Yoakum, re
Alfred Junblecher H working
at Ilarley Anderson's barber shop
in Moulton this week, while Ilar
ley is taking a trip prospecting.
John Ilarwood tells us ho will
have an elegant outfit for drum
mers soon, which ho will keep for
their ojpecial benefit.
W. D. Cleveland's popular re
presentative, J. IS. Kennard, was
in town Monday and seized tho op
portunity to subscribe for tho Ga
Mrs. Ernest, Miss Ella Ernest
and Miss Anna Waugemann, who
have 1 icon usutiug at hd YVauge
mann's Ibis Inst week, returned
home to New Ulm Monday.
Earl Fry, formerly of the
Texas Democrat, of San Marcos,
now presides over tho mechanical
department of the Gazette.
Mrs. Ed.Waugemaim left Mon
day for Weimor, to attend tlv wed
ding there on Tuedy, Dec. 5th, o,
her brother, Louis Kallmann, t'
Miss Wilson, of Weiiner.
Miss Hulda Plentel, who hat
has been visiting the family of W.
F. Wunderlcoh this last week, re
turned to her homo in Cistern, Tex.
At S. A, Carnes and Brother's
Dolls, candies, toys, firo works and
everything yon want for tho holi
days" you will Hnd them at the
same old stand.
When in Yoakum call at
Montgomery's art studio and see
that lino display of photographs.
Only two duurs from City book
Attention parties, Attention!
Wolters Bros, have nil the latest
itvles in fascinators, capes etc
(iivo them u call before! buying
Prof. N. B. Robertson, Miss
Lina Perlltz and MIbs Kotzebue of
Moulton, culled at tho Gazette of
fice Thursday of last week. Prof.
Robertson is doing a good work for
Moulton's public schools.
Will Kuesal, Will Eibund,
George Turbeville, John Kuesal
and E. F. Gregory, Ass'J. Sup't. of
Trans, of tho S. A. and A. P., pas
sed tnrough Shiner Monday on
their way to Waco.
A full stock of perfumeries,
brushes, toilot cases, combs, station
ary, school books, fancy toilet ar
ticles and notions of all kinds at
A. Gravo's drug storo, burner, Tex.
From now until January 1st
I will sell my saddles, harness
bridles; whips and everything I
keep in stock at tho very lowest
figures as I desire o close up my
business by that time.
Miss Lula Lawrence, who has
been visiting her uncle, A. J. Luw
renco. for bouio days returned to
her homo in V oakum Friday. She
was? uecompanied home by Mrs.
Senielman will givo one ot Ins
wondertul pieformauces at F. Mau
rin's hall to-night, (Thursday.) At
tho close of the preformance he will
lilt a live horbo by sheer muscular
strength. Ball beiore and after the
-If any ono has any doubts
about tho amount of business done
in Shiner, let them cast their eyes
on tho number uf hotel aruvals that
appear in thh issuo ot the Gazette.
Seed oatsi seed oatsii
Henry Messer and Joo Hcrzik
left for San Antonio Tuesday.
Henry will probably remain until
after New Years, while Joe will re
turn sooner. Henry has dispensed
beer, cocktails, old bourbon, etc.,
over the bar of tho Aransas Pass
saloon so long that tho patrons of
that popular resort have come to
look upon him as a fixture, nnd he
will bo Badly missed. Ho has
promised, however, to return by
New Years if possible. Will Bue
sing will tend bar at the Aransas
for a few days, after which Will
Brilling will go on duty. The Ga
zette hopes to see Messer's smiling
face loom up behind the AranBas
Pas3 bar after New Years, like a
full moon rising behind a boxcar.
Stonewall Institute Iirlefs.
Stonewall Inst, Nov. 20.
Wo didn't visit you last week on
account of our accident, but wo are
hero this week and aro about minus
Mr. John Curry of Prairie Lea,
has returned to his old home at the
Institute to make it his home. He
reports good rains at Prairie Lea.
Health is extraordinary good
here at present.
At YVoltms Bros.1
Wolters. Bros, will receive in a
fix days a carload uf Texas red
1'iis.t proof seed oats which they
will sell at rook bottom prices.
Get your Christinas cakes or
deied at Uiu Llty Bakery.
See the fine candies, Nuts and
Christmas toj & of ull kinds, at the
Wo acknowledge receipt of tho
following cash subscribtions: Frank
Troja'ek.John Abler, Win, Dick
son, A, J. Kopecky, Albert Jung-
beckcr, V. T. K,utaeh, August Jung
erman, W. W. French, J. L- Cul
poppor, J. D. Curry and Louis
When von have dandruff call
on A. C. Ivoepke, Ho will cure the
word case with his celebrated
(We havo tried tho above and
found it to be all it is advertised to
be. We had alwaya heard that
dandruff was incurablo but Mr.
ICoepka seems to havo discovered
m unfailing remedy. Ed.)
The'friendB of S. II. Rogers,
tho h-repressible lightning rod man,
will be glad to leran that the charge
of e'mbezzlemont which was prefer
cd against him by the lightning
rod firm in Waco, was withdrawn
and tho case against him dismissed.
The Gazette has always believed
in Rogers' innocence and rejoices
Thanksgiving was not very
well observed in Shiner, Thursday.
The, Only places closed were tho
pmt oilice, Bank and Gazette of
fice. The turkeys roosted high and
Very few of them graced thanks
giving dinner boards here. The
etraetsjwere ciowded in the after
noon and business was brisk. Cot-
tnu wnnt. nnri Mltln find tUprft wnd
'a'great-many bales sold on thd
streets up to Saturday evei
faith unchanging, her hopes ot
heaven bright and glorious of tho
happy re-union with loved ones,
A visit from the miniatm- n fnw
days before her death was refresh
ing to her soul, for she seemed to
drink ot tho very fountain of God's
devine love and mercy, and spoke
of death with calmness. The future
was nil bright, for she had noth
ing to fear and would gladly wcl
como the summons to come to "en
ter into the joys of thy Lord." In
her last hours she was surrounded
by her daughters and family ami
her most intimate fi lends who did
everything that loving hearts could
do, she passed peacefully away.
Now sho is gone; her absence will
bo deeply felt, especially in tho
families of her daughters. The si
lent voice and vacant chair of dear
mother will remind tho sorrowing
ones of the absent one. who has
gone from them to "realms of eter
nal bliss." In the midst of tears
tho Bighing heart asked "shall era
wo meet again?" Words flashing
from tho soul exclaims;
"Wien this fleeting life has fled,
With joy In Hoavon to greettlico
Where no faiewell tear is shed,"
Sho joined tho M. 1C. church in
ionn ...l t, r,., .
Mi. -Kdit.nr.wn will trv nnd not I lc""' " "u '"". i"fcOury was
hnonfiiot about. rinrtW news ton 1 1""""' """. "" mn' a Consistent
soon, as wo did about sumo young
man having business with the
county clerk. We have found out
that guess work will not do every
School is progressing well at the
Institute. Miss Cnrkson is getting
along very well in drilling her pu
pils and friends for the concert. Wo
wish her buccess.
Some farmers aro selling cotton.
I guess they want a few dimes for
Mrs. S. E. Cole, of Gonzales, was
visiting at the Institute Thursday
and Friday of last week.
A few of the farmers have begun
plowing. Work up boys, that's
right; get your land ready for the
winter rains, perhaps it will pro
duce hotter truck.
Tho stock cattle have begun dy
ing here. I guess they will make a
regular thing of it, but I hope for
An opossum visited Mr. Jacob
KeyB1 chickens ono night last week.
Tho chickens of course gavo the
alarm. Gus Smith taking the gun
thinking it was an owl after them,
but found it was a 'possum which
was in tho midst of a bunch of
chickens and he could not thnot it
for them,s ho thinks "I'll catch
him if I havo to climb after him."
So setting the gun down he got up
on the hog pen to reach a limb, bnt
tho lenco being wet ho leu over in
the hog pen, which was about, half
knee deep in mud. "bet 'em up
Smith and wo will say no moro.
memucr. moving lor Mvm.t in
lifo and leaned uyun him in death.
tier mind and vision being clear to
tho lat. Tho name of Jeans lwimr
being the last word spoken. No ...
tlulll of anguish disturbs her "vi
sion now. bnt in her death v.aifT-X
empnuea a complete triumph of
Sho leavs two sons and two
daughters, a number of grand-children
and many friends who svm
pathizo with them in their "loss
which is her "eternal gain."
Wo trust this sad affliction mav
bo sanctified to our good and have
a tendancy to elevate us to a high
er piano of christian excellence.
Bleep on dear mother, bnt not for
ever, Wo sliall meet beyond the skies
When we cross death"s river
Wuero tho ChrUtlantnorer die3.
Of Mrs. L. R. Deel, better known
as Grandma Deol, who died Aug. 5,
1893 at 4;?0 p.' m at the residence
oi her son-in-law, M. Frai k Noely
in Gonsalos county, near Moulton,
of that dreadful disease consrimp
Han. Age, 72 years.
Sho was born in Clay ,county,
Tenn., came to Texas with her pa
rents at tho age of fourteen. Was
a resident of Gonzales for many
yearn, but in her 'racliuing year"
mado her homo with her daughters
Mrs. Alex Vanham and MrssPrink
Neelv, For mom than thirty eirs
hIio had been an invalid. She boro
her sufferings' with grent snbmis
pinn, receiving from the Great Com
forter thut consolation thatsiistnins
tho Christian as llio- pas through
dark trials arid afioetions. Her
Tho Trials nnd Cares of Life.
fwnlTTEN FOB TITO OAZETTE.
Life has a burden for every ones
Nono may escape from its trou
bles and care;
Miss it in youth, 'twil come when
And fit us as close aB the gar
ments wo ware.
Sorrow conies into our homes uninvited,
Robbing tho heart of its trea,
of son c.
Love grows cold, and our frieriv
sum arn sinihted,
Yet, some how we worry along, i
Evrrvday toil is an everyday bless,
rnvertv's cottago and crust
though wo sharo;
Weak is the back on which burdens
But "stout is the heart that it'
. strengthened by prayer.
Somehow or other tho path-way
, crows brighter.
Jiixt, when we mourned there was
nnno fi b--friond:
Ilnpnin tin heart makes tho bur
den seem lighter
And finally struggle n to the'
., f'h Amicus.