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Shiner gazette. (Shiner, Tex.) 1893-current, January 13, 1897, Image 8

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ThisDopaitmcnt includes all kinds of Dress
Goods Calicos Domestics Notions etc
CLOTHING Our lino of Clothing includes Mens Hoys and
Yontln Clothing Over Coats Hat Caps and Gents F mushing
Kioods Prices lower than the lowct Full stock of Giocoiics and
Notions nil fiosh Agent tor
MITCHELL WAGONSAND QUEEN SEWING MACHINES
fpirootton stned Cotton Seeplj5
Bought at highest cash puces
SHINER
ROLL OP HONOR
WEEK
FOR THE
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OSCAR D1TTMAR
Fr REMMERS
henry stook
john henglt
wjllie krause
dentistry
Dr Warnpck will boat Dr Eid
pons office next Fiiday Call and
iavo thoso teeth attended to
NOTICE TO FARMERS
As tho farmers have been unfurl
unato lor several years in getting
good seed potatoes no have this
year bought a wholesale car of tl o
famous Salser teed potatoes of La
Crosse Wis and wo beg of every
farmer to come and ecu our Eeed
pptalocs before buying
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rood dry Oak wood S3
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White corn chqps Corn Oats Bian Hay nrd Baled Oats also Cot
ton Seed Meal and Hulls canicd in stock at lowest market piice
AUGr SCHMIDT Proprietor E P RUIIMAN Manager
W 38 Welhaosen
LIVERY SALE
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PEED STABLE
gXTDiuromers Rigs a specialty
TEXAS
California fruit such as peais
peaches plums grapes and toma
toes every week at A B Jungbock
Lime Lime Kalk YapnoRosen
dalo and Poitland Cement for sale
by Flato Gicen
25 town lots 10 blocks also half
and quarter blocks for sale John
M Kruogar
Jtiht received another car load of
buggies hacks carriages siuries
and buck boirdsa t Wolteis Bros
Will bo sold very cheap
Fresh ham and bacon t A B
Jungbecker Co
From tho Wilds of Siberia
Dr Fdmond Vattermann Arrives In
Shiner Dlroot Prom tha Coldest
Country in tho World
The Gazette man called on Dr
Vcttermann at tho Dvorak restau
rant Monday ovo and asked for a
few points rogaidhlg his travels
in Northern Asia tho past year
His consent was readily obtained
but as ho could not speak English
the services of an intorpretor was
called in Tho doctor is a man of
slight build and looks somewhat
pale from his reaulenco in the land
of ice and snow Ho wears a mous
tache and a short beard and wears
two pair of gold oyo glasses Ho
speaks German French Bohemian
and Russian
Some time during1895 ho wrote
to Mr Dvorak that he was coming
to America and it was announced
in tho Gazette av tho time but
later ho accepted an appointment
as a Government Chemist in the
employ of the Rns iangovernment
and w is ordered to a remote point
in Siberia G000 miles from St
Petersburg where he took charge
of an immense factory operated by
the Russian Government to furn
ish tho cement for tha great Trans
Siberian railroad w hieh the Rus
sians are building froip St Peters
burg in Europe to Vladivostok on
tho Pacific Ocean Noith of Japan
This road begins at Orenburg on
the European frontier and extends
across tho wildest country in the
world A Hue from Orehurg goes
to St Petersburg tho actual start
ing point It is complotcd to a
poin called Knnsha about midway
of Siberia To this point Dr Vet
termann and family pioceeded by
rail and then continued their iour
noy in sleighs Tho great National
road across Siboiia is divided into
posts where the traveler can obtain
refreshments andehange horses
Tho diivers urge on the hoiaes
as fast as they will go and the
sleigbs travero the dreary wastes
at hieak neck speed
After leaving tho point to which
the railroad had been completed
the Doctor found tho country wild
and desolate boyond description
Unbroken pino forrests stretched
for hundreds of miles in every di
rection while a death like silence
hung over tho land Here winds
soldom blow Tho point wheiotho
Doctor was assigned was as near as
he could estimate about 1500 miles
noithweat of Vladivastok tho
Northorn frontier of1 China Tho
thermometer drops lo 72degiees
below Zero in the Winter and each
house is provided with huge ovens
which answer for stoves and which
must be kept at whito heat day and
night In tho Summer tho ther
momoter reaches highest heat at
80 Fahrenheit Stranep to say that
flies and mosquitoes are torribly
bad during tho snort 00 days sum
mor and overbody had to wear nets
over their heads to protect thoir
faces In winter snow falls to a
depth of six or oighVfoet on a lovel
and remains on tho ground about
eight months
When asked in regard to the
general health of the country the
Doctor stated that the only com
plaints of any note were thoBO re
sulting from the looso morals of the
country consumption was vir
tually unknown and nobody over
had tho grip Thoro are no schools
but plenty of chuiches The Na
tional religion is that of tho Greek
Lutheran church
Dont spend half of time W1en lho BubJeot of Rll8aiin
looking for your broom Call at oxiloa was broughtup the Doctor
Ed Colemans and get a new patent said that their condition had been
broom holder for ten cents misrepresented They wore not
roquired to work but ito Ipok out
for themselves on their arrival at
Irkutsk There wcronone at the
Arnim Bros of Moulton gqt thoir point wbero he was stationed
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ment will ship its convicts to
Kamchatka the land of eternal ice
and snow
The Doctors salary was about
20000 roubles a year 10000
Ho resigned hie position aftor a
yoars stay and left for America
from Asia Oct 7th and was on the
road continously with the excep
tion of a short stop in Bohemia and
in Germany He sailed irotn Bre
men for New York in the the
steam ship Allia HiB wifo was
completely worn out on their ar
rival hero and has been confined to
her bed ovor sinco Ho is accom
panied by his two little sons who
havo a wonderful collection of
insects stuffed snakes birds etc
which they have collected from
Asia and Europe
The Doctor announces his inten
tion of becoming a citizen of the
United States and will take out
papers as soon as possible
Mrs Carl Dilworth of Gonzales
was tho guest of Wm Grcpn last
week and attended tho performance
of tho Georgia Minstftlsi
m
it
Our now stock of goods was bought direct liom
tho St Louis wholesalo houses and we can sell
thorn to you at low figures Call and look over
our stock an d be convinced
Seydler Eschenburg
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WE HAVE DIRECT CORRESPONDENTS IN THE
UNITED STATES and EUROPE ENABLING US TO
HANDLE DOMESTIC and FOREIGN EXCHANGE
AT LOWEST RATES
BANK OPENS AT 9 AND CLOSES AT 4 SHARP
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As stated befoio wo aro at hand now to offer yon bargains
in our line as wo had tho benefit of them we will give the
people tho same Also in Paints Oils Varnishes and
Wall Paper
Halinke Eschenburg
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Tlie New tore
Everything fresh and new Dry GoodB Clothing Shoe = Giocorios
and a fine line of
GOODS
PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES
SF Call on him in tho E F Wolteis brick building
Tho cow on exhibition at tho
tent across the btreet from Seydler
Eschenburgs store was ouo of
the stiangost creatures wo ever
saw Sho had instead of hoofs
horns growing on her feet liko
rams horns and on hor front feet
they had reached tho astonishing
lpngth of two feet Irom tip to tip
j Those on her hind feot were not so
long Sho could only walk with
tho greatest difficulty She was
raised by a rflau named Kaiser in
Gellcspie county and is four yeai3
old Tho show also contained a
little donkey that was yery smait
His trainor ascribed this to tho
fact that ho had been shot with a
shot gun thirteen times Tho
crowd in attendance wero invited
to pass their hands over his bkin
and they found it full of fino shot
Tho other foature of tho show was
a giant hog dead and stuffed
Chas K Ilolchak and lady aro
parents of a baby girL Born Wed
nesday January Oth
Born to Mr and Mrs Frank
Vrazol Thursday January 7tUt a
daughter
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