Texas Mining and Trade Journal, Volume 4, Number 27, Saturday, January 20, 1900 Page: 1
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vol. iv.—no. 27.
Ihurber, Iexas: Saturday, January 20, 1900.
Whole No. 183,
foreign and domestic news notes and comment
MaíchHN Noüflower . be h°m6" Delag°a
■ •MR' ?UtY might square himself With Mr. Wanamaker by
joining his Sunday-School class.
Governor Pingree no longer regards controlling a Legisla-
ture as one of his natural specialties.
The Senate is taking its financial talk in broken doses, with
expansion, anti-expansion, etc., between doses.
Sir Thomas Lipton's announced new challenge for the
America s cup stamps him as a "dead-game" sport.
be rTnHHUSe ^ ^ eleVator route to Kingdom Come appears to
be on the increase, notwithstanding its jolty nature.
Only experts like Morgan of Alabama can direct a Senato-
rial campaign at home by speeches made in the Senate.
Our guess is that the verdict of the Senate committee on
elections in the Clark bribery case will be—"not proven."
Two notorious pugilists are sons of preachers, which shows
rounding^ m ^ t0 ^ fUtUr6 °f a Child its SUI"
ít must be assumed that the English are more gallant than
the Boers since they still stick by Ladysmith, while the Boers
have deserted Ladygray. ' e iioers
The breaking of Foxhall Keene's back-bone, quicklv follow
ing the breaking of Diek Oroker's leg, indicates danger in E,Z-
land for American bones. g
John Bull and the Kaiser are both trying to "mash" Miss
Columbia, and every time she smiles on one of them the other
frowns and says bad words.
of tIH^:°me8 '° thri"ing Lieutenant GUlmore
, seems to have had enough to make a book
while he was Aggie's prisoner.
If Andrew Carnegie continues to give his money to found
public libraries, the public will not care how often he refuses to
contribute to political campaign funds.
THB last census of Canada shows that emigration has exeed-
ed immigration by 300,000 during the census period. Canada
should come into the Union and prosper. Canada
w^IS daÍ!y, becomin£ apparent that General Leonard Wood
has the confidence of all classes of Cubans, and as a natural
result things are steadily improving over there.
An accommodating Magistrate of Clay County, Kentucky
adjourned court in order to allow the crowd to indidgein a fight'
Results. Two killed, four wounded—and a new feud.
There is a pointer in the arrest of a Montreal broker on the
$125*000 as ma°WÍngfly reC®ÍVÍng Stolen money-he had' taken
•$1^5,000 as margins from a defaulting bank teller.
™ THE5aW1aÜan ice"cream man who has seized and fortified
ie of the islands of the group is probably only after a little ad
vertising for his particular brand of hokey-pokey
Envy may have instigated the report that there was too
much internal irrigation on the special car whioh carried a Con-
gressional party over the arid lands of Arizona and New Mexico.
thi^tC^611 tOnk0ep in mind when reading about what
this or that European Government is doing or going to do that
p aying politics is a game that never ceases with those Govern -
chared Stif ^ the CaSG °f Senat°r °lark of Montana,
chai ged with bribery, seems to be as badly mixed as that of á
nesleí rtrÍa1' althoUgh there are "expert" wit-
Senator James K. Jones is announced as opposed to the
seating of his friend, Mr. Quay. The dispatch which brings the
friends °n ***" th6 tW° h&Ye alWajS been great Phonal
A syndicate is asking the permission of Congress to raise the
wreck of the battleship Maine by the use of liqufd air and cyn!
ics are mean enough to say that the men behind the syndicate
are merely trying to raise the wind. Pícate
As "Bob" Lincoln got more taan #200,000 for his services as
ne o the executors of the Pullman estate, it isn't likely that he
tTeW°aryWaii Dgn0rthej0bhel08e8 h* the consolidation of
the Wagner and Pullman sleeping car companies.
Experts are now predicting that the war in South Africa is
likely to last the rest of this century, which is another way of
saying, and correctly, no doubt, that this is the last year of the
Nineteenth century, and not the first of the Twentieth.
ton°ín hING th6 if ™ense e(luestrian bronze statute of Washing-
ton, to be presented to the city of Paris by the Daughters of the
merican Revolution, is proceeding in New York. The com-
pleted work, costing #35,000, will have a base of Tennessee mar
ble and is an American production throughout. It will be un-
veiled in Paris July 4 next. n
_A paPer contains this advertisement: "Wanted-A
man of light weight, who fears the Lord, and can drive a pair of
steady horses. He must, Lord willing, arise at 7 o'clock hi the
morning obey his master and mistress in all lawful commands
sing psalms and join in the family prayer, look after the horses
and occasionally wait on the table."
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McAdams, Walter B. Texas Mining and Trade Journal, Volume 4, Number 27, Saturday, January 20, 1900, newspaper, January 20, 1900; Thurber, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200539/m1/1/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarleton State University.