The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 37, September 29, 1894 Page: 1
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THURBER. TEXAS, SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 29 18-94.
FLASHES OF THOUGHT.
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Money is a good servant, but a dangerous Master,—[Bonhours.
A good man is kinder to his Enemy than Bad men are to their
It is almost as difficult to make a man unlearn his Errors as
I hardly know so true a mark of a little Mind, as the servile
Imita ion of others [Greville.
We have all of us sufficient Fortitude to bear the misfortunes
of others.—[La Rochefoucauld.
Good is never more effectually performed than when it is pro-
duced by slow degrees.—[De May.
Oh. how bitter a sting it is to look into Happiness through
another man's eyes !—[Shakespeare.
He who freely praises what he means to purchase, and he who
enumerates the Faults of what he means to sell, may set up a
partnership with Honesty.—[Lavater.
There is some soul of Goodness in things Evil, would men
observingly distil it out.—[Shakespeare.
Give freely to him that deserveth well; and asketh nothing; and
that is a way of giving to thyself.—[Fuller.
They that stand high, have many blasts to shake them, and, ii
they tall, they dash themselves to pieces.—[Shakespeare.
The power is detested, and miserable is the life of him who
wishes rather to be feared than to be loved.—[Cernelius Nepos.
True Glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences,
like flowers, fall to the ground, nor can any counterfeit last long.
We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money ;
and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and
for the great benefits of our Being, our Life, Health and Reason,
we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.—[Seneca.
FLASHES OF FUN.
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Editor (to aspirant writer)—--You should write so that* the
most ignorant can understand what you mean." Aspirant " Well.
what part of my paragraph don't you understand?"
" What do nautical people mean by 'tacking?'" said one girl
to another. " Don't you know that ( " • Not exactly." •• Why,
tacking—er— tacking is sailing on the bias."—[Life.
•'Any interesting legends about here?" asked the tourist.
" No." returned tne native slowly; aint never seen none, though
you may find 'em 'way back in the thick woods." [Harper's
Howl Wasborne (at the church wedding)—' O—ah—are you
an usher? Won't you please give me a front seat?"' Usher
•'Are you one of the tamily?" Howl Wasborne—" No; but I
tried to be."—[Puck.
'■ That was a narrow escape," said the hotel guest when he got
out of the fire by one of those iron ladders they have fixed to the
wall. "Yes," replied the fireman ; •• we've been telling the land-
lord he ought to make it wider."—Detroit Free Press.
Bobby—-Pop, what is reason?" Fond Parent—- Reason,
mv boy, is that which enables a man to determine what is right."
Bobby—--And what is instinct?" Fond Parent—'-Instinct is
that which tells a yoman she is right whether she is or not."
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A dispatch from Shanghai states that the anti-foreign feeling in
Pekín is growing steadily. Foreigners while on the streets of the
cry are constantly subject to insult by soldiers.
As evidence in a case of assault and battery in Judge Foster's
court in Cm cago a contract was produced bv which M. F. King
sold his wife to Henry Reuter tor$io about a year ago.
1 uesday between the hours of 12 and 1 o'clock, County
1 reasurer William Scott of Sherman was sandbagged in his office
in the court house and the county safe robbed of several hundred
At St. Petersburg it is reported that a Chinese mob attacked
and plundered one of the Siberian railway stations in the prov-
ince ot Ussuri and killed eight Russians who tried to defend the
M. H. Katzenberger. president of the Memphis, Tenn., Sav-
ings bank and one ot the most prominent Hebrews in the South,
died I uesday. Mr. Katzenberger was 48 years old and unmar-
ried. He leaves a large estate
• rains south oí St. Augustine. Fla., are all stopped by a storm,
which is increasing in velocity. The sea is a mass of seething
breakers and the great waves are rushing over the sea wall,
throwing the spray fifty teet high. Mansatcia Island is com-
1 he United States strike commission appointed by the Presi-
dent to investigate the recent Chicago labor troubles adjourned
its hearing trom Chicago to Washington, and the commission
met in the latter citv at the department ot labor Wednesday,
September 26 at 11 a. m.
A I exas steer gave some of the policemen of Chicago the
wildest chase they have had for many a day during the early
hours 1 uesday morning. It was also the cause ot the most in-
tense excitement among the people of the Stockyards, Engle-
wood. Grand Crossing, Woodland, Hyde Park. YV'indsor Park
and South Shore, through which it passed in its wild charge.
I he Cotton Palace carnival at Waco Tuesday night was a huge
success. One thousand dancers filled the auditorium, represent-
ing the best society ot the city. A number of visitors from other
cities ot the state were present. The grand march was beauti-
fully executed and the costumes excited much admiration. The
lady managers express their delight with the success which has
attended their efforts.
Orval Johnson and William Malone, two young men of Ander-
son, Ind., were to have fought a duel in North Anderson Tues-
day ñight. I he\ met and while their seconds were marking off
the ground and making other arrangements the two principals
got into a fist fight, which resulted in Malone being "laid out
stiff' and rendered unable to proceed. Both the young men are
prominent in society. The trouble arose overa girl.
The Olcott-EarV committee made public its plan for the reor-
ganization ot the reading company at Philadelphia Monday. The
amount ot receiver's certificates and the interest thereof to August
31 is $3 676,824, the amount of floating debt and the interest
thereon to August 31 is $3 900.645. Total. $7 577 469. The
amount of car trusts now outstanding is $7 533.988, payable in
six years. The annual fixed charges are $10 477,560. in order
to raise about $8,000.000 to pay off the principal and interest of
the secured floating debt anil about $2,000,000 to pay off such
equipment notes and car trusts as may not be extended, the in-
come bondholders and the stockholders are required to contribute
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McAdams, Walter B. The Texas Miner, Volume 1, Number 37, September 29, 1894, newspaper, September 29, 1894; Thurber, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200484/m1/1/: accessed March 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarleton State University.