The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 28, July 28, 1894 Page: 1
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'l !!rn!i!;n. TKXAS, SAIL .!U !,Y ]S'.)4.
FLASHES OF THOUGHT.
I-levation is to Merit what (tress is t<^ a handsotne person.—
Wh(^hathnotknown It) fortune. ne\er knew Himsetf. orhis
own Virtue [\Iaitet.
Marriage is a feast where the graee is sometimes better than
Minds ot tnoderae(a)ibre ordinarily (ondemn everything
whi(h is t)eyond their range.—[t.a ko< hefou< au)().
If id)eness l)e the root of att Evil then matrimony ts good for
something, foritsetstnany a poor W oman to work—[Van
As the Soil, however ri(h it maybe, (annotbe productive
without Cluture, so the !\lind without Cul'ivati(<n ( an never ])r<j-
<tu( e good fruit [Seneca.
\loney and l ime are the heaviest burdens of t,ife. and the
unhappiest of at! mortats are those who have more of either than
ttiey know how to use.—[Johnson.
I am told so many itl things of a man, amt I see so few in
him. that 1 begin to suspect he has a tea)imttr<<ut)lesome Merit,
as t)eing tikety to e< tipse that of others.—[La Brayere.
!f thou desirest Kase. in the first p)a< e take < are ot the Lase
of thv Mind: for that wit) make at) other sufferings easy. But
nothing ran support a Man whose Mind is wounded.—[I-utler.
FLASHES OF FUN.
A woman who isn't curious is curious indeed.
What is a preferred creditor? The one w ho never sends his
Which is the meanest and mostdisagreeabte uncle? t he cart)-
Is there any thing the man with the kodak can't take? Yes,
Why is a baker like some very disreputable people? Because
he's a "loafer" and a "whitecup."
Why is a high tariff tike a pair of overalts? Because it is in-
tended to protect the laboring man.
Why should an artist never be short of cash? If he knows his
business, he can always draw money.
What pubtic officer comes nearest being in the pickhng busi-
ness? The policeman, he preserves order.
Whv is a tennis ptayer iike a society youth of limited means?
He is obliged to miss the bail when it comes too high.
Why is the Hy the best one among the grocer's sugar custom-
ers? Whenever he comes for sugar, he settles on the spot.
Why are a haunted house, a bottle of alcohol, a prancing
voung horse and a corner tavern ait atike? They are att full of
Why is it proper for men to sit at home Sundays and read the
papers, white women must do their housework the same as dur-
ing the week? Why, the Sabbath was made for man!
The following was overheard the other evening between one
of our "store boys*' and his best girl: "Oh, what lovely flowers
.—thev look as if thev had just been gathered. Why, there is a
littte dew upon them."
"Not a cent, I assure you, not a cent," replied the young man,
The war between the towns of Lnid and Round Bond and the
Rock Island raitwa\ broke out afresh Tuesday.
It is reported at Tangiers that Sid Gharnitt. the foreign min-
ister has been dismissed from office and that he has been re-
p)acedb\ his secretary.
Sig/oopina. director of the anarchist journal La Bomba in
Mussina. has been sentenced to ten months' imprisonment and
ha^ been fined ^oo the. La Bomba has been suppressed.
TheConstantmopie correspondent of the London Standard
telegraphs that notwithstanding the attempt at concealment it ts
ctearty established that over tooo persons lost their tives during
the recent earthquakes.
In the senate at Rome on the 22d Prime Minister Crispi in
the course ot a speech referred to the recent capture of Kassata
hy the Italian forces. He announced that reinforcements were
not required to enable the Italians at Kassata to maintain their
position; neither woutd it he necessary for them to further expose
themsetves in batties with the Dervishes. Signor Crispi added
that it was to be hoped that Itaiy woutd find means to colonize
Africa. The great object to be attained was to mibstitme emi-
gration to Afri< a for emigration to America.
The London representative of the Associated Press visited
the Japanese tegatton at London recently totearuif possibte
whether the report was true that war had been declared between
China and Japan, because of the difference between the two
powers in regard to Corea. No official denial or (( nfirmation
of the report coutd be had. but the whote staff of the legation
made no attempt to disguise their detight at the thought ot war
with China. A dispatch to the l imes from Shanghai says that
war between China and Japan is considered quite certain.
Remarkable precautions are taken durmg the triat of Santo
Cesario, the murderer of President Carnot. The trial begun in
Lyons yesterday. On his way to the court and back the pris-
oner had a strong potice and military escort. The court house
was guarded by mfantry and a battaiion of police and an un-
broken line of police surrounded it. Detectives at every en-
trance scrutinized att persons attending the triat. Only those
having permits and cards of identification are allowed to enter.
The prisoners' dock has been removed from the court
room so as to make space for the reporters, eighty of w hom witl
be accommodated. A spe- ial seat has been made for Cesario.
A dispatch from Lansing Kansas. July 22, says: The in-
vestigation of charges made against Populist officials of the Kan-
sas penitentiary to-day was a farce. When the penitentiary
directors opened the investigation Judge McDonnell, ot
the complainants, asked for a continuance. While the board
was deliberating on this point Warden Chase appeared in Judge
McDonnell's room and they ended a brisk conversation. At
this point Chase grabbed McDonnell by the collar and struck
; him nine vicious blows on the head. Friends rushed in to sep-
I arate the combatants, when a general mix up occurred and
knives and pistots were drawn. After the assault on Judge
McDonnell Chase's opponents were terrorized and refused abso-
j lutely to have anything to do with the investigation. In the af-
ternoon Judge McDonnell coutd not appear and the prosecution
was declared closed without a word of testimony in. Six wit-
nesses testified for Chase and they made a good showing against
the charges. Judge McDonnell states he will prosecute Chase
on the charge of assault with intent to kill. The judge is 62
i years old.
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McAdams, Walter B. The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 28, July 28, 1894, newspaper, July 28, 1894; Thurber, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200475/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarleton State University.