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VOL. 1. I i, L .m..,...-, ,, ,...- 5anoa4i c iSMnxffica Sqsb ieMjbheeJ! Dssna g-li-g trf?- -- j SHINER, LAVAOA COUNTY, TEXAS, THUESDA1 Y MORNING, SEPT. 14, 1893. NO. 11. A, G. Wangemann. Off Goods, C othingi Boots, Shoes, Hats and Caps, Groceries, HARDWARE, WOOD and WILLOWWARE, and 911 TOiRT9 B 9 "0 ' L3 B W un " .. -J. -" .K-5HC AtniNT I'nu NEW HOME SEWJNC MACHINE, WALTER A. WOOD MOWING MACHINES and RAKES, JOHN DEERE PLOWS. CULTIVATORS and STALK CUTTERS and HAN KER PLANTERS. 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 Headquarters l'or- long 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 kinds. 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. ajLRnaaiKg p$aVEGE$ wr. v- , . I ev-uiii?, '(j y, - "s hakes. P A Uirln U'nln- rfsto tfc- tjjvii tiuvwf - Cider. Seoimrfl, 10 nncl 25 cent Ilaririilii Counters. SlIlNEIl, - TE.C. 'SS" inHsiHnH 'ii FH-Z0RIT6 SHLOON (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. FRED "VSTXH-IS- 4UEMELER. 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. ELECTIONEERING. BY HAHCliS JESTE63. IS ,ho n Sit. Ihoy Plated Watches warranted and 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- 4I-BIS1ARK SALOON. C. WAOBNEB. DEALER IN ,LIQUORS, WINES, BEER, AND UMxAKS. - E s ' si r - - fife , ' TtXAB. 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 imjil;ir-,vw(n 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, whatever." '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 immensely. ) "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 life." 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 front step. "Good morning, General, how's every thing this morning?" '0, bo so," answered that worthy, coming forward and shaking bands all around. "The colonel made the necessary introductions, after which ho ob served: ' "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 know." "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 around." At this moment a man across the street waved his lint over his head and shouted: "Hurrah for Styles, he's tho people's friend." "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 hugely. "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 ing constantly. "Mark my words," said the colo 110!, "thoy'll niako Romo howl to-day." (Continued Xext Week.) MOTJLTON. 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 1U.L.T -,.,. rr'; T.,t--.':r. ,". dillieiiltylar6o?overltlielloss3pf'a' was ofiiiyjrnomontlanujitjrZjvasMSj ilesh mll2ib0Jiiresmrho woundcdJpty3i3jmpjg'eljnthe other Wwllgyct&pprohciuled Stoiii'irull Stiffs. 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 town. Thursday. 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. Moulton Institute. 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 deeper. 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 go together. 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 to. Misses Esther and Lora Cole and Alico Curry wcie absent a few dayi visiting relatives and friends in Gonzales. 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 vibit. 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. Louisa Wagener. 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.