The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 26, July 14, 1894 Page: 1
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THUUBlvlL TEXAS. SATURDAY, .JULY 14, 1894.
FLASHES OF THOUGHT.
Humility, that low, sweet root,
From which all heavenly virtues shoot.
M ine Honoris my life; both grow in one;
Take I Inner from me, and my life is done.
Oh, beware of jealonsv!
Tt is the l'reen-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feeds on —[Shakespeare.
True hope is swift and flies with swallow's wings;
Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.— [From the French.
How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds, makes deeds ill
Nothing more detestable does the earth produce than an un-
What is becoming is honest, and whatever is honest must al-
ways be becoming.—[Cicero.
The king is the least independent man in his dominion—the
beggar the most so.—[Anon.
A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and
sorrow, real poverty.— [H urae.
The first sure symptoms of a mind in health is rest of heart,
and pleasure felt at home.-—[Young.
To smile at the jest that plants a thorn in another's breast, is
to become a principal in the mischief.—[Sheridan.
K.vil thoughts intrude in an unemployed mind, as naturally as
worms are generated in a stagnant pool [From the Latin.
The man who dyes his whiskers, and the woman who paints
her face, forget that the world is full of people who have good
Since the generosity of persons act from impulse much more
than from principle, men are neither as good nor so bad as
we are apt to think them.—[Hare.-
The secret of some men's attractions might be safely told to
all the world, for under any other management but that of the
possessor, they would cease to attract. Those who attempted
to imitate them would find that they had got the fiddle but not
FLASHES OF FUN.
What court room is most frequented by suitors ? The family
Who is the lover who never has a rival ? The man in love
What syndicate does right to water it's stock ? A syndicate
What is the most expensive part of a box of strawberries ?
The bottom, it comes high.
Why is a coal dealer like a millionare speculator ? Because
he does business on a large scale.
Why should Pope Leo XIII be a very unlucky man? Because
he is always the thirteenth at table.
When a church gets afire, why has the organ the smallest
chance of escape ? Because the engine can't play on it.
At St. Petersburg thirty - nine new cases of cholera
were reported last Monday. Five cases were reported at Dob-
len, in Couitland.
Mrs. Michael Glennan and Miss Clara Jones were killed, and
an unknown man mortally wounded at Westville. III., Tuesday
afternoon, by a volley fired over the heads of a crowd of rioting
miners by a company of militia.
On last Saturday morning Mr. Win. Thomas and three ladies,
in attempting to cross Walnut creek near Springtown, Texas, in
a wagon, came very near being drowned, as the water was
deeper than at first thought.
At Palermo, July 8 seveii anarchists were arrested on a charge
of being concerned in a plot to murder influential citizens,
among them governor Fafarina, who was the promoter
of the popular address of sympathy presented to Prince Mir-
rissipi after Legea had attempted to assassinate him.
The managers of the whiskv trust met in Chicago Monday to
consider the new tariff bill and the probable effects of the in-
creased tax on spirits. It was said that the trust will make an
effort to get possession of the supply of spirits on the market
in anticipation of the rise which will follow the tariff bill.
At Austin, Tex.. July 8 sixteen prisoners escaped from the
county jail by overpowering Deputy Sheriff Thorp when he went
into the jail to lock up for the night. Charles Gatliff and Mil-
ler Hammond, who were convicted of the murder of Capt.
Dunn at Llano and given life sentences, are among those who
made their e-cape. They were there for safe keeping. Sheriff
White offers $50 apiece for the capture of these men.
The body of Titus Smith who was drowned June 30 in Red
river at a point known as Walnut Bend, a few miles from Gains-
ville. was recovered Sunday morning. A brother of the
drowned man, together with several neighbors and friends, ad-
hering to the theory that the body would rise on the ninth day,
repared to the place where Smith was drowned, and commenced
a sad, silent watch. They were rewarded between the hours of
10 and 11 o'clock by seeing the body come to the surfuce at
the same place it sank nine days before.
At Paris July 8, A. A. Zimmerman, the American bicyclist,
made his first appearence at the Buffalo Veladrome. He was
matched for $500 a side against Edwards, the Englishman. In
the first race, distance one kilometer, Fkhvards wTent to the front,
closely followed by Zimmerman. On the third lap Zimmerman
let himself out and won by several lengthts. The final one-
third of a kilometer, was covered in 23 2-5 seconds, beating the
record. In the second race, two kilometers, Zimmerman won
by a good length, thus securing the stakes.
At Chicago Mrs. Isaac B. Hammond, daughter of a British
army officer and a Southern womnn, announced that she would
on the 4th of July display from a window of her house a Con-
federate flag. A crowd, learning of her intention, gathered in
front of the place, determined to tear down the flag if it should
appear. The crowd was so threatening that a lieutenant of po-
lice went to her and said that the force being so generally em-
ployed in repressing strike riots, it would not be possible to pro-
test her. Mrs. Hammond had ordered a Confederate flag, but
it had been sent home by the maker, and she had none to hang
out. This was told the crowd and it dispersed. Mrs. Hammond
then hung out a British flag, which a small boy, taking for the
Confederate banner, promptly tore down and destroyed.
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