The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 31, Saturday, August 18, 1894 Page: 1
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THLHKKH. TEXAS. .SATLtU'AY. AlULST IS. 1S!)4.
FLASHES OF THOUGHT.
No man ever ar.ivecl suddenly at the sunnnit of Vice.—[}uve-
of (% )] ! is valua';!e so is every minute of
among twentv wiil tjraise himself.
As every threa
There's not one Wise Alan
He that would govern others, iirst should be the Master of
I'ruth is violated by falsehood, and it may be equallv outraged
Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain
of all Virtues.—[Fuller.
A little Management may often evade Resistance which a vast
force might vainly strive to overcome—[Anon.
What you keep by you. you may change and mend;-but words
once spoken can never be recalled ^Roscommon.
A Horse is not known by his furniture, hut qualities; so men
are to be esteemed tor Virtue, not wealth.—[Socrates.
How few are our wants! and how easy is it to satisfv them!
Our imaginary ones are boundless and insatiable [Anon.
Certainly it is Heaven upon Earth to leave a man's mind move
in Charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles ot Truth.
It is often better to have a great deal of Harm to happen to
one than a little; a great deal may rouse you to remove what a
iittle will only accustom you to endure.—[Creville.
Tnere is this difference between Happiness and Wisdom: he
that thinks himself the happiest man really is so; but he that
thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest Fool [Col-
A man ot a right spirit is not a man of narrow and private
views, but is greatiy interested and concerned for the good of the
community to which he belongs, and particularly of the city or
village in which he resides, and for the true welfare of the society
cf w hich he is a member.—[Jonathan Edwards.
FLASHES OF FUN.
The hah! man bent his knee in prayer,
But scarcely had he elosed his peepers.
When some one heard him mutter there:
-Kiss me," he said. She kissed him. " Thank you,"he mur-
mured. "Don't mention it." she whispered.
t hese are the days that the economical young man takes par-
ticular pains to see that his best girl is kept informed as to the
latest deaths from poisoned ice cream.
Master of Ceremonies—Whar am youah escort, Miss Snow-
bail? Miss Snowball—He am gone home, but I specks him
back every minute. He dun forget his razzor.
The husband (late from the club)—I —er—didn't 'shpect you
would be sitting up for me, dear. The wife (cheerfully)—1 have
not been sitting up for you, dear; I've just come in myself.
Maud—He has bought you a pair of handsome embroidered
slippers, your mother sa\s; did you give him your size? Eouise
No. Maud—How did he get it, then? Eouise—Get it? Why,
he has been at my feet for a year.
It is probable that peace will be arranged between the Nicar-
aguatis and the Mosquitos This result it is said was due mainiv
to the influence of British Minister Costing.
A New York World's dispatch from Port Eimon. Costa Rica,
savs: Clarence, the Mosquito cnieU refused to accept aid offered
by sympathizers in Honduras and Salvador.
Mrs. and Miss Erben. wife and daughter of Rear Admiral
Erben oi the United States cruiser Chicago, and Ensigns Illicott
and Kittle sailed for New York Saturday from London.
A New Vork World's dispatch from Caracas, Venezuela, says
the rebels have been driven out of Coro and Aren. The expe-
dition ttom Curacoa winch landed at Buenos Ay res has surren-
dered to the goverment, delivering up the arms and ammunition
being carried for the rebels.
Indiana farmers have discovered a portent. Thev claim that
the letter B is plainly impressed on the blades of growing oats.
Acres and acres are thus marked. t hev say that a similar phe-
nomenon w as noticed just before the war of 1812 and just before
the civil war and that it means bloodshed. Alight it not also
stand for busted?
At Fort Worth Commander W. W. Gavin of Parmley Post,
Grand Army of the Republic, has applied for a charter and will
organize in that city a post of American United Veterans. 1'his
is an organization that receives both Confederate and Federal
soldiers and is rapidly growing in favor among the old soldiers.
bothUmon and Confederate.
It was discovered in Sioux City lecently that a firm has been
using the Strange Bros, slaughtering house to slaughter cheap
ranch horses, the flesh ot which is made mto * dried beef." 1'he
product is all shipped to Jersey City. The proprietors sav that
they convert 1,100 horses daily into "dried beef." They buy
the horses for less money on the ranges than cattle can be had
President Debs ot the American Railway Union went to Terre
Haute. Ind., his home, recently, since the strike, from Chicago.
The singular part of it is that he went in a Pullman palace car.
He was accompanied by his wife and sister-m-law, Mrs. Mira-
baux ot New York. He was accompanied to the station bv a
brass band and about 1,000 adherents to the cause, all, or nearly
all, of whom wore white ribbons on their lapels
The late ex-Governor Rodman M. Price of New Jersey, up to
the moment of his death, showed the unwavering spirit that in
his youth carried him through the perilous trip across the conti-
nent and enabled him to plant the United States flag in Cali-
fornia. says the Chicago Herald. In almost the last hour of his
life he called an attendant to his bedside, and, pointing to a bot-
tle ot wine, said: "Take this bottle of wine to the gentlemen
down stairs and ask them to drink to the memory of old times."
A war in rates to Washington has been inaugurated. When
the Missouri, Kansas & Texas and one or two others made a
blanket rate of $25 from Texas points to Washington, on account
of the Pythian encampment, eastern lines said they would not
honor the tickets. At the meeting oi Texas passenger men at
Galveston last week the "Katy" adhered to its rate, while other
roads declared that one fare for the round trip would be their
lowest rates. To-day the Southern Pacific and Houston & Texas
Central announce a rate of $20 to Washington and return from
Texas common points.
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McAdams, Walter B. The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 31, Saturday, August 18, 1894, newspaper, August 18, 1894; Thurber, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200478/m1/1/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarleton State University.