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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Sun — 27 June 1889
i A Long VOL. VII. TEXAS, JUNE 27,1889. No. 10. Chances of Life. Ill ArpIn Atlanta Constitution. ése life insurance tables that show ine expectation, the average, the prob- ability of life are very curious and in- teresting. In a million births the males \ DEALERS IN DRY-:- J E CLOTHIXTG, ETC \lli E are now receiving our Stock of SPRING GOODS, and will be glad for all to come and examine the same. We can show you a nice line of Dress Goods of all the Latest Shades and Styles. An Elegant Line of Boots and Shoes! Fr°to£r ^nd A comPlete stock of Oloth- ,| ~ g, and m fact everything you may desire in our line. ^ -:u/^ ar^ Ffeeeivip^ (¡ood5 Daily:- JRIESIPIE30r-L'J-i' i TT ,T .-v -V c. jli i n -DEALERS IN- 9 * Sash, Doors, Mouldings, Portland and Rosendal© Cements, outnumber the females 23,000, but the girls don't die so fast, and by the time lisiy reach 50 years the females begin to outnumber the men and outlive Nine thousarid more women o to see 70 years than men, taking a ion as the b...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Sun — 27 June 1889
I v i y J- X FEET. A plump lltllo foot, aa white us tliO Know, liclou^lng to rollicking, frolicsome Joo, In a little rod sock, with a liolo In the too, Aiid u liolo In tho ticcl us well A trim llttlo foot, In a trim llttlo nhon, IV1<>iu,rlng toslxtecn-ycar-old MIkh 8up, And l<Inu un If It know JiihL wlint to d n And do It In a way tliut would toll. A very largo foot In homely array, Belonging to I'oter, who follows tlio dray, Bo Mg that It Homi'.tlnies Is In Its own way, And moved with tho speed of a snail. Ah I n very big thing Is the human foot. In dainty modoshoo, or In clumsy boot, Bo 'tis Well thero uro various tastos to suit, And that fashion can't always prevail. The plump llttlo foot, a beautiful sight, And tho trim llttlo foot, so tapor and slight, And tho very lurgo foot, though much of a fright, Aro traveling all the samo road. And It matters but llttlo liow small or how great, bo thoy never grow weary of paths that aro straight, And at Inst walk In at the goldon...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Sun — 27 June 1889
1NPORTANT CONFERENCE. I > v- t President Stqne Meets the Citizens at the Commercial Union Club Room. A called meeting of the Commercia Union Club was held Monday after noon at 4 o'clock, Judge G. A. McCal presiding, for the purpose of affording our people an opportunity of meeting President Stone of the Weatherford, Mineral Wells & Northwestern road Mr. Stone in addressing the meeting said he had hoped that by this time we should have raised our bonus, and he would be able to carryback to Kansas City this news. He stated candidly that the projectors of the road hoped to make a good deal of money out of their undertaking, which they now pn> posed to share with Weatherford. He further stated that unless Weatherford raised the bonus they would be obliged to adopt the original plan and run from Millsap to Mineral Wells. He called attention to the fact that the road could not reasonably be expected to pay any dividends for a year or two, and that the $40,000 was not nearly suff...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Sun — 27 June 1889
\ 1 A i-r\ y / \ 3?1*JC •JOilN IIOENY, Sit , A. A. IIOENY, ItANK O. IIOENY, M. SWANWICIC, mx. I'llKKIUKNT. MANAUKH. TllKASUHKn. SKlHltTAK*. THURSDAY, JUNK Ü7, 1SSU. JOlfN II(ENY, SR., EDITOR. Af. S ¡ VA Ar I VIC A', Associate Editor. The Abilene Reporter and Wcathcr- Sun, two most excellent papers, have Leen put on our exchange list—Waxa- hachie Democrat. Upon careful investigation of the Coneinaugh disaster the physicians of Johstown place the number of lives lust in the flood at not less than 10,000. The Texas census bureau has esti- mated returns showing the population of Texas in January, 1889 to have been in round number 2,025,000— an increase of 2 (>y¿ per cent since 1880. A decision has been rendered in the state district court at New Orleans de- claring the American cotton seed oil trust an illegal and invalid association, and excluding it from the exercise of franchise privileges in Louisiana. In the report sent out from the de- partment of agriculture the present condit...
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Sun — 27 June 1889
LOCAL. J. H. Stone paid Fort Worth a busi- ness trip Tuesday. H. I). Arnold, of Palo Pinto county, spent Tuesday in the city. Miss Maggie Coleman left Monday morning to visit friends in Colorado City. G. L. Da!ton took the west bound train for Palo Pinto county Monday morning. Miss Lula Hiñes left Monday even- ing for Galveston to attend the teach- ers' convention. Prof. W. W. Harnett is attending the teachers' convention at Galveston, where he has a fine exhibit. J. C. Son, of Strawn, was in the city yesterday. Col. J. L. L. McCall spent Tuesday in Fort Worth. Chas. Coon and Joe W. Miller of Palo Pinto county arrived in the city Monday evening to spend a few days. John C. Hums started Monday morning for Abilene, where he has accepted a position with the Pioneer Mills. | (Simp Crawford and Chas Dalton of Palo Pinto county, were in the city Tuesday. H. W. Porter returned to his home in Palo Pinto county Monday after spending Sunday in this city with rela- tives and friends. L. T. Dav...
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Sun — 27 June 1889
r V i > jt destitution and distress. / \ L s. Mining Towns In Illinois Suffering tor Necessaries of Life. Chicago, June 22 A morning pa- per publishes the result of an investi- gation into the condition of the mining people ol the coal mining towns of I laird wood and Streator, III. It says the condition of Bairdwood is one to call fourth commiseration and imme- diate practical help from the people of the United States. The normal populations of the towns is about 5000, all directly dependent upon the coal mining industry for their support. At this time not one ounce of coal is being mined and the inhabitants are at the point of starvation. Men, women and children alike share in the blight which has overcast this section. The causes of this stagnation are two,namely, continued depression in the coal industry here and the culminating strike or lockout which has placed 1500 bread winners beyond the pos- sibility of utilizing their labor. The reporter found many families with six, e...
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Sun — 27 June 1889
y í mM Holy Land Railway. Application has been made by Josf Klias, formerly government engineer o. the Lebanon, for a concession lor a railway from Haifa, on the Mediter- ranean, about midway between Tyre and Cnesarea, by way of Lake Galilee, over the river Jordan to Damascus. Authority for the navigation of the lake and a priority of the right for the extension of a line over any other ap- plicant for three years is asked for. The line is to follow the river Kifhon for six miles going within three and three quarters miles of Nazareth, and then ascending the valley to the water- sheds of the Jordan. The line will proceed along the northwest of the lake close to the plain of Gcnesaret, up the Jordan, crossing it about two miles below Merim. From that point the line turns toward the east to Damascus, a distance of one hundred miles from the coast. A branch line will go to Naova, the capital of the Hauran, with an option to continue on to Bosra, the ancient capital of Bashen. The pract...
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Sun — 27 June 1889
mj "S I • «■> HAD A RAT TP.AP. lilll lio Mullo h MUt-kko unal WhImhI l'|i tlio Wroug Pitttaunger. r It was on ono of tho sound steamers folding down thy other duv. A man of middle ago and much dignity hud fallen aslocp in his rocking chair on tho promenade dock, when no was ap- proached by a sharp nosed, hawk oyod nmn of 40, who liad a parcol in his himd. "llov—you 1" ho cxclolmed an ho slapped tho Bleeping man on tho shoul- der. "Sir I IIow daro you I" sternly de- manded tho latter, as ho roused up. "I haven't dono anything that I can ho sent to stato prison for, havo I?" "What is your business with mo, sir?" "That's better. That's coming to tho point. Let mo draw up a chair and tuko it easy as wo chat. You told mo at Stonington that you thought you would order twclvo dozen as a starter. Suppose you doublo tho order and tuko 10 percent discount " "Sir 1 What aro you talking about, and who do you tako mofor?" demand- ed tho man. "Your name is—is Faxon—firm of Faxon iSc Brown, dea...