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title: 'The St. George union. (St. George, Utah) 1880-1882, August 01, 1881, Image 1',
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1 fc-r- ' INDUSTRY MAKES THE DESERT BT nrnvr Wtttt -r? mr WWT,n 1 ' Executed with Neatness '' 'I
I gT' of AclvfcrUslnr 8ERT BL? ' WniLE IDLENESS LEADS TO BUM, u,l Dispatch :,t the I
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l - : ST, 6E0R6E, UTAH, AUGUST, 188 NICM", I
8V N : ' ' 39W aVScmenof the mind ' ,.
M nr ,lefw not one that you can-ind. , u ,,
Wk ' ' A .,' So Very cheap as 'wishing-;'- ' :.l , '
Jm U very choice diversion, too,
fl V' t Ify but rightly use it, .. . .....
,w And not 'wc arc apt to do, t
m ?;.'' :Pcrvcitand abnscit. ' r
$j - Wisha common wish indeed - '
(f JS', . '
? Tin-'inatl.mighfchecr the child of need, '
f h . And not Y pri'de to flatter,
jf "'.Imiffhtmake oppression .reel..-. ). t '
f ... As poid cart only make it,' ' :.!."'
f " ' " , ?J ,And brc:,H the tyrant's rd of steel
f :nr''1 . A? ffold can only briak it.' : ,, ;J " ,
j J' f; I Xyish-Uiat sympathy and love,' ' '"'
'. ' And evtiry human passion i
That has, its origin above, ' ""J-1' .,
I Would come and keep in fashion ;
' " That ,scor.n and jealousy and hate'f ' ' . w a
1 And eyery base.'emotid'nj
1 ' Were hurled fifty fathoms deep. .
I . i Bneath the waves of ocean. i,
m 1 wish that friends were always true, :'
mm " ,3 .. And motives, always pure ;
WC notso.fcy.,.;. tsv.
Ulr ' - W ?' " 1 wish the bad was fewer ykv
J 'HHlttwish that pcrqns ne'er forwRhSW"-
""1 , ) hcd their pious teaching ;
I wish that practicing- rvas not
I -So diflerent from preaching. '
1 jj, ,. 1 Appraised vitli truth rtndanddrj
I From treachery and slander;,
II: 1 ' ' " 1 wish that men heir vows would 'mind,
D That' women ne'er were rovers ;
lr 1 shthat wives were always kind,
ll ' ' -ji'd'liusbands alwaysilovers.
1 f ( i I wis-fad" yet, I hardlyiftire?
"r"?8 may their :clil?gs:mar,
1 v f '."fetv they know tiieirbbts are due,
I ! f" And ought to haste anay ; 1
J J ' : fX'sKey11 Py their hoif est debts,
I . 'VrVA'pti payrwithout delay.
1 A'WW111 fine-tliat joy andfer
I TV ' vAnd erery R00tl rdual K-'
li 5 JA.y comc erelong thrpiigh-out tliScarlh
fl ' To be a glorious real ; 'vV.
iril.",.God sIaI1 every creature bless ; A' '
I .; AvitiiriUsupremcAblessi'J '
I , v . .: And hPe be lost in happiness,
' And wishing be possessing. - v,
;A ' . From Uie New Orleans Democrat,
fM Vwv..i.- BANANAS AND PLANTAINS.
.f -; A pound of bananas contains more,
' v nutriment than three pounds; of meat,
or mny pounds of potatoes while as
H ffoodlit in every sense df,the word,,
M ' !HB.eoy to the beat wgeae bread
W : Anmp ground planfed ;with oar,
nanas will return, according to Hum
boldtj as much (foojd materia) as, thirty
thijee . acres of wheat;, or over a . j hun
dred acres (potatoes, !" ' '
, ' ,The. banana-,ir. should be,4 called
plantain, for until lately there was po
such w.or,d as bi.nana-is divided into
several, .varieties, all of ; which are
used. for food. The platinp mazanito'
is a -small, plicate Jriiit, neither long,
It is the most delicious VndfiyeHVf '
all thcvarietieSjOl the piantam ,; j
t El platino guineo, called byusthe
banana, is probably more in "dejiiahd'
than any( other kind. It is subdiyi'
ed into different varieties, tbe!pnnci
pal of which are the yejilow and pur
ple.bananas that we see for ' ; sale in
our markets j. but the latter is so' lit- '
tie esteemed by tlie natives of "''the
tropics that it is seldom eaten' by
i.them. 1 '
! . i:mpiy the jpjantarnia also sub'dvYa,'
8$ into varieties, which are knowii'by
their, savor and their size.. He kind
,.tat reaches our market is almost ten
..inches Jong, . yet oh' the Isthmus of
.Qaiien there are plantains that grow
fyom eighteen' to UventyQwo ihc'Mefs.
they are never eaten ra'w ' but are
either boiled or r:6as;ted,' or' are; pre
pared as preserves. t ' 'Mv '" : '
. , . 1
"-'v ""'i,'. r.sCrom the. Fruit Record.
tV A COMPARISO'N. ' " '
' Afarmer not more than .ten .miles
from our grounds, turns, up Vis nose
at "fruit growing," and' says it's
(sma;ll busmess.ad'hard onjiorses
nd wagons,' 'Let! us see abouUhis
small business ' We liaye about"
the same amount of jand whicli this
farmer possesses. He employs on an
average through the. entire year one,
unmarried man and.oneirlthusgiv
ing.meaij? .for, support L two persons,!
besides his owi) family.. ',e employ
onHan average twelre men, 'heads ' of
as. many more "sinffiel
men and women, for m9st eigtt
mQntliBiu.fap the awrige 'numbeV'!
' '0' uf -J ;:.vir
that-we give employment to, iiiolITd 1
per 1st, is thirty live to forty persons, 1
thus giving means tyr . snppbrt 46 , 1
least seventy ve ,o one hundred'per- I
sons, besides 9;nr own family.... , I
He pays. for help, $400 !por year." 1
We pay at least SiJ,000 per year. He
sells from;)iis.!. farm, say, ; $500''' 'io I
& 1 ,800 yearly, gross, , WA . ?J 5,000 I
to 9 18,000 (which includes our.phmt - I
;de). -.:;p- I
He plows,, harrowsv 'sows reapV I
draws into the barn, t&esneB,. cleaM I
!and draws to markvi 'life WW r ' H
J V V ft HHH
an acre, say an average of ' fifteen
bushels of wheat, for wliic))U he ob- M
tains gross, say $20 00. ' We.! piow ' -J
harrow, plant, cultivWte, hoe, gaer W
and market from acre an, average
ofirty bushels of fruit, for which we
obtain gross say $150, saying nothing W
Pfth?pl'-94ts sold from samel He I
m ihe mornim.Ml our heJp?PPWN V' f "Wm
work 7;00 a.' m. to 6. -00 p. m. He T , fl
tugs, lifts and b weals. We don't. f, fl
The Bellflowei4 is a fine eatine: and ':fl
copking.apple., .Thejratm Farmer !fl
raises the objection-iha.Ut, is. nnpro- vfl
ductive in some Joqalitiesrtand says,- fl
e ,knpw of an,orphar.d,of them,, of H
two. hundred and.fiffy ti;ees,, seven- ?
teen years. old, from which pot . one ' tjH
bushel of fruf has eyeren gathered, " S
while, it. is immediately surrounded ' :
on all sides by ether varietiesthat j H
h.ave been grandly productive, with , H
,,the same soil and culture, Therefore
it is one of the varillies that should
nev:er .bve, planted except wher.eexper-
ience has shown tliey v;ill !bear fair
crops.';; The same is 'ueJf other H
plesJ(the Northern, Spy, fpr. exam- fl
P!6v fyt fp?5 . .variety . soil and NH
cjimate.jBa?. , flfll
OrLose not thine ownrfor -want of 'flfll
asking for itVtwUlsget. thee no flfl
thanks. Fuller, flfl