A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 27, 2011
Seguinite (inhabitant of Seguin)

"Seguinite” is the name of an inhabitant of Seguin, Texas. The name “Seguinite” has been cited in print since at least 1893.


Wikipedia: Seguin, Texas
Seguin ( /səˈɡiːn/) is a city in Guadalupe County, Texas, in the United States. It is part of the San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 22,011; the July 1, 2009 Census estimate, however, showed the population had increased to 26,842. It is the county seat of Guadalupe County.

29 August 1893, San Antonio (TX) Daily Light, pg. 2, col. 1:
Seguin Enterprise complains of the money that has been drained out of that city to pay expenses at the World’s fair. There has not been one dollar that has been thus spent but will be to the profit of Seguin in the days that are to come. Attendance at that fair will prove a greater eye-opener than anything that the average Seguinite has struck on this mundane, and he will return better prepared to whoop it up for Seguin and his home paper than when he departed.

26 April 1901, San Antonio (TX) Express, pg. 7, col. 7:
SEGUINITES ARE INTERESTED.
Seguin, Tex, April 25. Seguin has caught the oil fever.

6 November 1907, Galveston (TX) Daily News, pg. 6, col. 6:
Another batch of returning Seguinites is expected from La Cananen, Mex., where the copper mines have closed down.

TXGenWeb
Seguinites in Kuwait
By Bob Thaxton
A couple who formerly lived in Seguin are now in Europe after managing to get out of Kuwait where they were staying at the Holiday Inn in Kuwait City when the country was taken over by troops from neighboring Iraq.
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Seguin Gazette Enterprise, August 16, 1990

Seguin (TX) Gazette
Former Seguinite in Tokyo as disaster struck
Posted: Sunday, March 20, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 2:46 pm, Sat Mar 19, 2011.
TOKYO - The earthquake that rocked Japan and has left more than 7,000 dead was felt by a former Seguin resident.

Damian Pascar, a 1994 Seguin High School grad, and his wife Sakura live about 250 miles south of where the earthquake started and the tsunami hit.

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Tuesday, December 27, 2011 • Permalink