Bastrop Advertiser Newspaper, Aug 11, 1906, Bastrop Co, TX
ANOTHER SOLDIER KILLED. Fatally Shot While Engaged in the Maneuvers at Austin. Austin, Tex., Aug 9-The second regular to be seriously injured while participating in the maneuvers at this place is private Jesse Cantis, aged 22 years, Company K, Twenty-Sixth Infantry, who was severely wounded at the head of Cat Hollow, about 3,500 yards northwest of this place, at 8:35 o'clock yesterday morning.The wound was the result of the firing of a ball cartridge by an unknown person.The cartridges were all carefully inspected this morning, as usual, before the troops started out and no ball cartridges were found. The matter, however, will be investigated, as Cantia died.The bullet left the left arm and passing through, entered the left side, coming out on the right side just under the shoulder blade.The buttetin passing through the body passed through the left lung lengthwise.The accident occurred on the top of a steep slope, and by the time that Dr. Schellenberger of the medical department, attached to the Twenty-Sixth Infantry, had dressed the wound the ambulance had arrived and the wounded man was carried down to the ambulance and conveyed to the hospital, where he died.