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Shiner gazette. [volume] (Shiner, Tex.) 1893-current, September 14, 1898, Image 1

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VOL 6
Sliiner
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SHINER LAYAOA COUNTY TEXAS WEDXfpAYliig iirTr r
WBXaSa
Real Estate
DEAdBK
LUMBER
Buggies Wagons Shingles
Sash Doors Blinds and
Builders Hardware
Tho Genuine Gliddon and Waukcgan Barbed
Cedar Fence Posts ougyy paints and brushes
JBxy SroTjir Groceries
iVlre Mountain
Texas
S5 A 0AR3STH1S Manager
P STUERKE Proprietor
Fine wines liquors and
CIGARS
jILDEER ALWAYS ON TAP
He8S3 Sffl P8bePaiiBm8r
DRUGS STATIONER
Perfumes Toilet Articles and a full stock
of Patent Medicines
Prescriptions a Specialty
CI
J H HBEBMER Prop
HEADQUARTERS FOR
Fine Wines Liquors
CIGARS
JNEXT TO WOLTERS BROS STORE
Beer and
SHINER TEXAS
DRUGGIST AND STATIONER
A Ciimplete Lino of Drugs and Patent Medicines
AIwuvh in Stock
School Books and Stationery
PRICES VERY LOW
SHINSR T6XKS
ty CITY BARBER SHOP <
A O KOEPK13 l ropr
Good Work and Polite Attention
HOT AND CODD BATHS IN CONNECTION
Hair cutting 25c Shaving 15c Shampoo 25c Sjafoam lOo
Sliixior Texas
ended in the total defeatof Hoods
army and the almost utter annihi
lation of General Cloburnes Brig
ade which had borne the brunt
of the fighting Mr Kokemot says
that retreat was tbe saddest mo
ment of his life To seethe broken
and shattered remnants of that
onco magnificent army slowly
making its Hay south dragging
along its broken supply and ammu
nition trains killed all his ambi
tion as a soldier and destroyed all
hopb of tho future suqeess of the
southern arms >
The Round Uae atWharton
They are having trouble over
the round balo of cotton at Whar
ton The proprietor or manager
Mr H G Forgason has received
an anonymous letter threatening
to burndown hjs gin house if he
did not quit buying eeed cotton in
small quantities Tho letter is
signed seven farmors two mer
chants and the sentiment of tho
entire community Mr Forgason
has been given ten days in which
to make up his mind At a meet
ing of ginners a few planters and
a faw merchants held at the court
house in Wharton recently
Mr II G Forgason tho gentle
man who is putting up tho round
balo horo and buying cotton in the
attfciiS ± a J
seed He accepted the invitation
and amid frequent interruptions
stated that it was not originally
his intention
to buy seed cotton
but that a war had been made on
him and that tho receipt of an
anonymous letter to him threaten
ing him had canned him to change
his plans that he did not propose
to havo other people run his busi
ness that he would consult his
own judgment and conduct his
own business ace rdingly and that
ho was answerable before the law
for any violations of it
Mr Pryors Goats
Mr D C Pryor of San Antonio
who has shipped two consignments
of cattle to Havana by tho Olinda
and the Lauenburg waB in the city
yesterday The Ardanmhor is pre
paring to go to Cuba with cattle
Mr Pryor sent a lot of goats by tbe
Olinda and these were returned to
tho United States for the reason
that the government at Havana
as too exorbitant in its tariff
i not tieVr tftl a i nff tlu
is so prohibitive but they seem to
have a lot of oxtras that are based
on what a man can and will
stand said Mr Pryor to a News
reporter The tariff on cnttlo is
8 for steers f6 for calves 10 for
oxen and 8 for beeves and then
there is ad valorem
an duty and a
Height charge to say nothing of
ollicial fees and special items I
told tho port officers that I relused
to be robbed of
the goats and pur
posed shipping them back to tho
United States This made them
highly and
NO 16
I
iTlxe LeadersB
Lumber Shinfeles Sash Doors Blinds Brick Wind Mills etc
Tho GENUINE GLIDDEN
WAUKEGAN BARBED WIRE which
18 tbe 0a tbe market and is
fl easier
to stretch than any other wire
Polite and prompt attention at all times
I
TE00PS NECESSARY
Satisfaction Guaranteed J
WAR REMINISCENCES
Mr L M Kokornot as in town
la t Saturday and iniidiscussing
war news and army matters with a
few friends the conversation drifted
to Fighting Joe Wheeler and the
part played by him initho Santiago
campaign Mr Kokornot then re
lated some experience s he had
under General Wheeleruring the
late unpleasantness between tho
states Mr
Kokernotajvas
a mem
ber of
Terry Rangers and was
under General WheolerSdnring the
Georgia and Tennessee campaigns
IIi > told of tearing upJVid burning
miles of railroad iniorder to cut
the line of communication of tho
Federal army ofVcaBturing and
burning a snpply ain of 700
wagons and runnin gj5r the mules
of which there ww six to tho
wagon He told1jo5 after tho
battle of AtlantaSJfffh en General
Joe JohnstoniUffioKl istilaced by
ranks lost heartTfo ByffiinlTo
fullest confidence in Johnston and
lored him Then came Hoods
campign in Tennessee and the
battle of Franklin Tho night
beforo tho battle General Wheeler
and a small detail of tho Terry
Rangers of whom Mr Kokernot
was one were out theentiie night
reconnoitering tho position of the
Federal army In the morning
beforo they could rejoin their own
troops the battle was kon which
Miles Thinks 40000 or 50000 should
Go to Oaba
Washington Sept 8 How
many troops I asked Geneial
Miles today will bo necessary for
the Porto Rico garrison
I suppose the 12000 now thero
will bo left That will bo enough
As to Cuba
Many
more men will
bo needed in Cuba possibly 40
000 or 50000
Will more troops be sent to tho
Phillipines
I could not
answer that now
but I should say that none cf thoho
thero will be ordered back at ibis
time
Biptherla at Halletsvllle
Ilalletsvillo Tex Sept 8 Cases
of diptheria havo now inado their
appearance in several families here
A strict quarantine is being made
and people are to
trying keep thei <
Nth
HearlWncademyPfsqfiSI
opened last week and Iho publfo
schools which were to open next
Monday will not open till all
danger is over
Dr A F Newbury
county health
officer has charge of tho matter as
the city has no health olliccr
Childton with bags of aesafootida
tied to their necks are plentiful
Houston Post Special
fiioting in Oandia Orete
diow
up a sort of transler putting them SePl blr lIott the
temporarily in the possession of BrItlaa consul at Canea who went
iho herd Tho British consul adto Candia on board tho British
vised
me to tell them to go to tho battleship Campurdown cables
dickens or words to that ulleet
They then threatened to throw me
in jail 1 told them to go and
throw me in jail and suggested
that in view of the hotel rates in
tho city I would gladly board with
them a short time at least until a
man of war should show up This
cooled them a hit and they let me
have tho animals with the excep
tion of about 160 to which they
aro hanging on through some
technicality I expect to havo
troublo with them beforo I get
them back
Mr Pryor thinks 1000000 head
of cattle will be shipped to tho
island during the coming year anil
that it will require twice that
numbor before the supply gets to
normal Tho island is swept prac
tically clean of stock of all descrip
tions and as it has to be restocked
the trade promises to bo something
enormous Galveston News
PLATONIA NEWS
Flatonia Fayette Co Tox Sept
7 C Staffers was elected mayor
yesterday to fill the unexp uod
term of Hon R O Faires deceased
The voto was J D Bunting 71 j
C Staffers 87
The FJatonia public high school
has begun with an excellent on
rollment of scholars under the
seed was requested to givo his management of Prof G D Scott
reasons for buying cotton in tho formerly of Yoakum News Special
M
to
the foreign olilce saying that tho
rioting at Candia was caused in the
following manner
A British olliccr on guard at the
tax ollieo was suddenly stabbed in
tho back and ho dropped his rifle
which exploded killing a Mussul
man Tho firing became general
and a party of twenty bluejackets
from tho British torpedo gunboat
Hazard was almost annihilated
before the soldiers could reach their
ship In addition a detachment of
fortyfivo British
soldiers weio
driven from their quarters near tho
telegraph station and many of
them woro wounded The total
casualties so far as known are
twenty killed and fifty wounded
Tho fate of tho Christians in
other towns is unceitain but it is
feared that only those who suc
ceeded in obtaining refuge in tho
court houso havo been saved
Tho British vice consul Mr
Galocheritio was killed in his
house
1 pity the man who can travel
from Dan to Beersheba and sav
Tis all bairen and so it is and
so is all tho world to him who will
not cultivate the fruits it ofleis
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