BAY CITY BREEZE
September 13, 1894
Abstracted by Shirley L. Brown from the Newspaper Archives at the Matagorda County Museum, 2100 Ave F, Bay City, Texas.
The town plat of
Another heavy shower Monday.
Another heavy shower Monday.
lawn party for benefit Buckner Orphan Home Wednesday. Please don't come
are fat, but not salt enough. The finest oyster reefs on the coast are
informal dance was had at the residence of Mr. E. J. Inglehart on
Saturday night--the young people had a pleasant time.
E. S. Rugeley has just returned from voting precincts 2, 3,4 and 5, and
from what he says all the people he saw or heard of opposed to
Amos Lee, formerly of this place, but late of Beeville, has arrived and
will make his home in this county henceforth.
H. C. Brown, of Port Lavaca, has just opened a complete line of harness
and saddles, etc.
McNeil, wife and daughter left Wednesday for their home in
E. A. Walker, of
Annie and Shirley Rugeley, of
Eureno Elmore, of
farmers are all looking blue again. The rain Sunday and Monday having
stopped cotton picking.
Frank Lawson, from the west side of the river, was in Caney Monday.
John Rugeley, we are sorry to say, is very sick.
Alonso and Felix DeLeon, of
A. Currie was in Caney Monday from the lower part of the county.
hear that those who are opposed to moving the county seat are gradually
coming over on the safe side, and that by the 18th they will find how
far in the dark they are and will be soul and body for the future
T. Matthews, of Caney, was in Matagorda Sunday, returning the same day.
E. S. Rugeley, Jr., and family, returned from Wharton Friday last.
Jesse Matthews returned Sunday from a tour over the county. He says he
went to see the place where the court house is to be, and expresses
himself as being highly pleased.
should go to the polls on the 18th and stick in a vote for his right.
Hardeman is the business center on Caney creek. We have two
first-rate stores, two gin houses, two blacksmith shops, one saw mill
and a large ... suspension bridge of beautiful architecture, that adds
much to the appearance of the place. Also two resident physicians, three
carpenters and one machinist.
picking is progressing rapidly.
have destroyed considerable cotton on Caney.
Gregory says that he has cotton on his plantation that has over a bale
to the acre open on it now; notwithstanding the rain and worms.
Brown resumed work at his brickyard last week. he has discovered a kind
of prairie soil that makes a superior article of brick.
J. A. Elmore has completed his residence on his plantation, and expects
to move his family from Matagorda soon.
herds of horses and mules passed through here last week.
public bridge, across Hardeman creek, has been completed.
Frank Rugeley went to Wharton to attend court.
J. T. Harrington is recovering from an attack of slow fever.
Cotton is opening fast.
sloop, Mystery, just from Lavaca, with a cargo of merchandise.
Wylie Kuykendall left Thursday for
Ida and Madie Dunbar are visiting at the Port.
Frank Lawson has gone to visit to her old home, in
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