The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 30, August 11, 1894 Page: 1
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THURBER, TEXAS, SATURDAY. AUGUST 11, 1894.
FLASHES OF THOUGHT.
To thine own pelf lie trne:
And it must follow, hp the night the day ;
Thou canst not then be false to anv m;in.
Without Star, or Angel, for their Guide,
Who worship God, shall find him. Humble Love,
And not proud Reason, kee:>s the door of Heaven,
Love finds admission where proud Science fails.
Education makes the Man, the lack of it the Fellow.—[Shakes-
He that studieth Revenge keepe h his own wounds green.—
Respect is better procured by exacting than soliciting it.—
Man was never so much deceived by another as by himself.—
Do not for one Repulse, forget the purpose that you resolved
What is the best Government? That which teaches us to gov-
No gain is so certain as that which proceeds from the econom-
ical use of what you have.—[Latin.
There are few people who are more often in the wrong than
those who cannot endure to be so [La Rochefoucauld.
Our repentance is njt so much Regret for the Evil,we have
done as fear of its Consequences to us.—[La Rochefoucauld.
Secrecy has been well termed the Soul of all great designs.
Perhaps more has been effected by concealing our own intentions
than by discovering those of our Enemy. But great men suc-
ceed in both.—[Colton.
The difference between rising at five and seven o'clock in the
morning, for a space of forty years supposing a man to go to
bed at the same hour at night, is nearly equivalent to the addi-
tion of ten years to a man's life —[Doddridge.
FLASHES OF FUN.
He—May I kiss this dainty hand? She—Oh, yes, if it will
give you any pleasure. But where do I come in?—[Boston
The good man who attends to his own business and supports
his family faithfully expects no rewards save a few buttons in the
right places [Galveston News.
"There is one thing about my first husband that I shall always
respect him for," she said, with a quiver in her voice. "What is
that?" "He paid all the expenses of our divorce like a perfect
American Youth (on a visit to London)—Well, Parkins, do
you think I will look presentable at the reception this evening?
English Valet—Heverything his hall right now, sir, hexcept your
Hamerican haccent.—[Pearson's Weekly.
Parke—I think this man Sandow must be greatly overrated.
Clarke-—Why? I believe he can lift a horse or something ~of
that sort. Parke—Well, I read that, at a recent performance,
he was assis ted by a banjo club and a glee club and a ladies'
A New York World dispatch from Lima, Peru, say.-: the rebels
captured at Puente Aguaja and Seehira have been shot, after a
Emptror William, on board the imperial yacht Hohenzollern,
has gone from Berlin to Cowes, where he-will spend several days
attending the yacht regatta.
The Mont de Piete. or national pawnshop, at Roubaix. depart-
ment of Nord, was destroyed by fire the 5th. The damage
amounts to 2,000 000 francs.
At Paris, August 5. A. A. Zimmerman, thewell known Ameri-
can bicyclist, made his last race for the season. He took part in
a 2 000 meter race at the Seine Velodrome and won easily.
W. R. Spears, who has charge of the mail line from Quanah to
Mar gum. never reached Quanah till Sunday morning, and re-
p r.ed the loss of his team, a portion of the mail and his hack
top in attempting to cross a small but swollen stream along the
route. His driver he said barely escaped drowning also.
In New York City, August 5. Patti Rosa, the well known sou-
brette, died. She was the wife of John W. Dunne. The funeral
took place in Chicago Thursday. Patti Rosa had intended to
leave for Newport last week to spend several weeks before enter-
ing upon an extensive tour which had been mapped out for her.
Not being in good health, however, she decided to undergo a
medical examination, and on Monday of last week it was found
that she was suffering from a severe form of appendicitis. She
was removed to St. Francis hospital, where an operation was per-
formed. from which she died.
Mr. Thomas Baring of the banking firm of Baring Brothers,
accompanied by the Hon. Cecil Baring, arrived Sunday in New
York City on the Cunard line Aurania. Mr. Baring had been
summoned hastily from England to attend the meeting of the
Atchison reorganization committee. He represents the English
capitalists, who have an interest of many millions in the road.
He spent only a few minutes in the-city after leaving the steam-
ship, and said, in answer to inquiries regarding the condition of
the books of the company and alleged deficiencies: "I know
nothing of these things. I have only heard of them ar i have
come over to find out for myself. There is a great deal of Eng-
lish capital invested in the company, and I intend to satisfy my-
self as to the real condition of things." With the Hon. Cecil
Baring, he left at once for Boston, where it is believed he goes to
meet some of the directors to arrange the line of action to be
An Associated Press report from Archangel, Russia, August
5, says: "The steamer Windward, having on board the Jackson
north polar expedition, sailed from here this afternoon for Har-
bourova or Jugorski Scharaw. as circumstances shall determine.
The expedition procured its additional stores, furs and a number
of Russian ponies. At Harbourova or Jugorski Scharaw a Sam-
oyeds will be added to the crew of the Windward and the steamer
will then proceed direct to the southern shore of Franz Josefiand.
The place of landing of the expedition in Josefiand can only be
determined when the ice conditions are "known. All the mem-
bers of the party are in good health, and spirits and are confident
of success in their undertaking. The departure of the expedition
was made the scene of a remarkable display of enthusiasm. The
city was everywhere decorated with flags. The government and
city officials and other notables went on board the Windward and
went with her down the harbor."
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McAdams, Walter B. The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 30, August 11, 1894, newspaper, August 11, 1894; Thurber, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200477/m1/1/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarleton State University.