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Vol. IV.—No. 25.
Thurber, Texas: Saturday, January 6, 1900.
Whole No. 181.
FOREIGN* AND DOMESTIC NEWS NOTES AND COMMENT
Mr. Roberts of LTtah might have tried swearing off on
polygamy for a c ange.
It has been suggested more than once that a lightning rod on
a church is a sign of doubt.
George Dewi^ was 62 years young on Christmas Day. May
he continue to feeryounger each birthday.
Because many New Year reformations are transient is no
reason for not trying to make yours permanent.
The actors who are compelled by their health to "take a
rest" are usually the very ones who will be missed.
Nowtjy has tried to rub it in on Honorable Thomas B. Reed
by b^gg .sting him as a candidate for Vice President.
It is an easy thing to turn over a new and clean page at the
opening of the year—the difficulty lies in keeping it clean.
John Bull's Christmas was not as merry as it might have
been, but he is hoping for great happiness early in the New Year.
Bankers who went through "runs" recently have no doubts
as t-' what ought to have been "sworn off" by depositors on New
Expansion doesn't appear to be a party question in Alabama,
Arkansas and Tennessee, where prominent Democrats are ad-
The suicide of a writer of jokes for minstrels and commedi-
ans furnishes another proof that the occupation of a professional
"funny" man is a dangerous one.
Even scoffers admit that the late Dwight L. Moody, the evan-
gelist, was a great power for good in this country, which is the
highest tribute that could be paid to the memory of any man.
Montana's Supreme court has disbarred J. B. Welcome a
lawyer, for bribery in connection with the election of W. A.
Clarke^o the United States Senate. It is now up to the Senate.
Former President Cole, of the Globe National Bank of
Boston, who is under "surveilance" for embezzlement, is evi-
dently not a cheap man—he, it is alleged, owes the bank $900,-
General Leonard Wood, the new Military Governor of
Cuba, displayed his usual shrewdness when he started out by se-
curing the support of Maximo Gomez, late commander-in-chief
of the Cuban ar:;iy. Wood has a head chock full of common
It begins to look as though General "Joe" Wheeler would
be wise to hold on to his army commission, as it is far from cer-
tain that he will be allowed to be sworn in as a member of Con-
When adults abandon the use of intoxicants in their Christ-
mas celebrations and inflamable material for the costumes of
children who take part in entertainments there will be less holi-
Mr. Andrew Carnegie's anti-expansion views will be for-
given by the strongest expansionists among the 11,000 employes
of the Carnegie Steel Company who received an advance of wa-
ges as a Christmas gift.
A son-in-law of James R. Keene, the Wall street speculator,
is suspected of having started the rumors which brought about
the recent stock panic in Wall street, which is said to have net-
ted Keene several millions profit.
General Lawton's army associates were wise in pushing
that appeal for subscriptions to a fund for his widow and chil-
dren while the matter was fresh. Americans are not unappre-
ciative, but they are almighty forgetful, even of heroes.
The Porto Ricans—the United States Government has official-
ly decided that it must be writted "Puerto," but we require time
to break old habits—are just a little too apt in adopting our ' ni
customs; at their first election they did a lot of fraudulent voti ■ o.
One of the most remarkable features of the South Afri". n
war is the almost entire absence of news from inside the Boer
lines. Everybody would like to know to what extent the army
of the Boers composed of outsiders, but nobody does. Oom Paul
must be the boss censor.
One of the worst (because of being incurable) jrms of in-
sanity is that caused by fright from fire. Every great fire yields
a crop of maniacs. It has been shown by careful investigations
that the great Chicago fire produced not less than 250 cases that
had to be committed to asylums. The peculiarities of this form
of mania are a peculiar aspect of suspicion and a constant condi-
tion of panic.
The Texas Livestock Association will meet in San Antonio
on January 22. This will be the ninth annual session. An in-
teresting program has been arranged, covering many sub-
jects of great importance to the livestock interests of the State.
Stock breeders and stock raisers, in all branches of the business,
will attend. There are some subjects to be discussed which de-
pend for successful solution upon weight of numbers and con:
cert of action.
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McAdams, Walter B. Texas Mining and Trade Journal, Volume 4, Number 25, Saturday, January 6, 1900, newspaper, January 6, 1900; Thurber, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200537/m1/1/: accessed July 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarleton State University.