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pM;E F0,.R TUB EVENING TELEGRAM, LAK ELAND. FLORIDA. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER, 3, 1911. I
The Evening Telegram
Published every afternoon from thewl)0( UJion L),ill( llfJ ,nf0 ., lorn
Kentucky i;;;:i.l ii. UKeJanu. - 'a -
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as mail nutii
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F. IICTHKRINHTON. EI!TOU.
A. J. I IOL WORTHY
Business and C:r ulation Manager.
One year 5 0
Six months 2.50
Three months 1.25
Delivered anywhere within the
limits of the City of Lakeland
for 10 rents a week.
From the same office is Issued
THE 1AKELAND NEWS
a weekly newspaper giving a re
sume of local matters, crop condi
tions, county affairs, etc. Sent
anywhere for $1.00 per year.
The State press is more than gen
erous in kindly expressions concern
ing The Evening Telegram.
We cheerfully promise not to vio
late the provision or the game law
which prohibits anyone from killing
more than two wild turkeys or twen
ty quail in one day.
Lakclaid now has free delivery
It is not l i1'' Sam, however, who In
augural t this progressive move
ment. I I !.. Kvei.lir; Telegram,
jri ii r m rvice to do
eacli evening to the
: a.iy grower or trucker
on" good ideas by aileiid
, . ,va of the experts who
; !,. St:'.te ill the Special
idle train, and who
ill:, I 1
are . ;
IV in .
wi'l I.. . i
tlire if 1 .
i on Nov. L'.Tiie lc-
In- in the e oning of!
the (I; I'l'iafil, und a largo audience
will ln present.
That nig.'Stion of the Arcadia
News. li .H .ill Ihe tilher candidates
gel off the track and let Frank Har
ris lie e) M ini Governor, was not
without merit, hut it made the hoys
thus counselled "jess lalT." The
sentiment may be good, but modern
day politics is not built of such
Too bad that a good man like Jor
dan should have to give up his polit
ical aspirations because he has not
money enough to make the race. The
fish stories that man would tell In
Congress would go far to spread
Florida's tame among the nations of
the earth, anil would be a big boost
ifor the subscription department of
the Congressional Record.
DeSoto county is torn up over a
county sat election to be held on
November 14th. One faction down
there wants to change the site .from
A to Arcadia to Zolfo. Arcadia,
having llie nine points of present
possession, will put up a good fight,
but the removal people are very active-and.
then, the Punta Gorda
Herald and Wauchula Advocate are
almost able to move mountains.
Lakeland has some busy people, as
befits the hustling city she is. Some
of them are so busy they don't have
time to read a paper. One rooster
whom we invited to invest a dime a
week in badly needed mental pabu
lum, which we proposed to dish out
to him through the columns of this
paper, gave the excuse that he didn't
have time to rend it. We passed
him an hour later, and he was still
holding up the same telephone post
he was leaning auainst when we so
licited him. C.immI evening.
Are yen a ni.;il.cr of the Hoard
of Trad. ? If not. i,v not? That
organization has for its objects the
purposes which y.m certainly ought
to endorse, if yon are a real citizen
of the town, and nut hide-bound and
self-centered. Then help and en
courage it. add your little mite of
dues to the fund which is spent to
advertise and boom the town, and
what is more important, attend the
meetings and give the benefit of your
counsel and experience. Outside, if
you wish to give some one you don't
like the benefit of your grouch, well
and good; but don't take your spite
out on the town.
A story is told of an Indian maiden
j li( Wi tu;j taHi of roru
itliiit tide niuckcd would turn into a
i .tiolS jeWt.,, aIld that "the ru ber
the ear the brighter the gem."
Of course she wanted the richest
ear. The only condition imposed up
on her was tiiat he could pass
through the field but once. Delight
ed with the offer she started on her
way. and although the saw many
ripe and full ears she passed them
ty in the hope of finding others that
As she went on, however, the corn
crew thinner and poorer until at
' ... i . j . i . a r t,A RaM
IHKl sue reacnru iu rugc in iuo !;
with empty hands and regrets In her
heart that she had neglected to gath
er any of the golden ears.
And so it is with life. Golden
opportunities are strewn along our
paths, but not content with them
we reject them in the hope of find
ing Letter ones. True we may not
consider the opportunities which
come our way as at all adequate to
our needs or desires, yet at the same
time we should remember It some
times happens that opportunities
which are not apparently attractive
are but stepping stones to material
The duty which lies the nearest
is in a majority of instances the most
necessary for us to perform, as its
accomplishment often directs our
minds into hitherto unknown chan
nels, and sets in motion unsuspVctod
forces of our natures.
The duty itself may not seem to
have any direct bearing upon the
course of our lives, except in the
general way that the apparently un
eventful occurrences we meet, every
day affect our existence.
In the end. It is frequently found,
it is the performance of the simplest
duty that lays the foundation upon
which the strongest characters are
duty often resolves into an
opportunity, and In the accomplish
ment of the one we are really taking
advantage of the other, although
that may not be plain at the time.
The hunting season in Florid. t
opened this week, and there will
be accidents, some of which will re
sult in death, us t lie result of the
careless handling of guns. ' These
things occur every season, and they
will continue to occur; but by con
sidering the danger that lies in the
handling of shotguns, and to realize
that they don't have to go off but
once io no tnc worn oi Heath, or
great Injury, It may help some to
wards lessening the number of acci
dents. The only safe way to handle a
shotgun is to bear in mind always
that the muzzle must never be al
lowed to ume in lino with your
own body or the body of your com
panion. Keep in mind always the
end oJ' your gun. A driver is told to
keep an eye and a half on the road
and half an eye on the horse. If
the hunter will keep an eye and a
half on the field and bis dogs, and a
half eye on the muzzle of his gun.
there will be fewer accidents. Or
AGAINST POST CARDS
A crusade against objectionable
post cards has been started by Post
master l. A. Campbell, who yester
day appointed censors at all Chi
cago sub-postal siations.
Here are the chief kinds of cards
ordered barred from distribution:
Men and women kissing.
When asked why he bad placed the
last named variety on the list. Post
master Campbell said:
"Not one postal card in a hundred
bearing the picture of an animal, is
fit to be exhibited in public."
"For each objectionable card
which is delivered," said Mr. Camp
hell. "the superintendent of the sub
station will receive ten demerits or
one point. When he has reached
forty-one points off his rating, his
salary will be reduced. When his
average falls below thirty points he
will be discharged."
The poultry business In this coun
try has reached to about a billion
dollars a year. Don't you think the
chicken booster. If not the rooster,
has a right to crow?
Said of the
Wau.hula Advocate: The Lake
land Evening Telegram is at hand
and is just what one could expect
from such a thorough going news
paper man as Iletherington; a first
class paper in every respect.
Tampa Tribune: It is here the
Lakeland Evening Telegram. The
first issue was sent out Wednesday.
It is Lakeland's first daily newspaper
and It has every prospect of success.
The first issue shows marked ability
on the part of Its editors. The news
matter is ample and well arranged
and the editorials are in Hetherlng
ton's best vein. If Lakeland knows
what it is about, it will give The
Telegram the support that will make
It a permanent institution. The
town is large enough for a daily and
it will find that The Telegram will
prove a great influence in upbuild
ing. The Tribune wishes The Tele
gram well. Editor Iletherington
will find the task a hard one but be
is in every way equal to it. It is
much more exacting than getting out
a weekly, and he is to continue the
weekly in addition to the dally. The
Telegram is welcomed to the field of
Florida daily journalism. May it
realize all the hopes of its pub
lishers. Editor Iletherington of the Lake
land News will soon begin the publi
cation of a daily evening newspaper,
at Lakeland, and it will be cnlled
The Evening Telegram. The News,
however, will con I lime on its quiet
and interesting way. "The Lake-
laud News still has a field distinctly
its own." says Mr. Iletherington.
while telling of the coming of The
Evening; Telegram, "which it pro
poses to cover and cultivate very
thoroughly. It has hundreds of Hub
subscribers in the conn try surround
ing Lakeland who do not yet feel the
need of a local daily, but who do
want a good weekly resume of the
happenings of the town und county.
For tliis class of readers The News
will continue to be the paper par e.
i. Hence." The Lakeland daily will
lie welcomed to tiie ! toiida press
family and The News will continue
to be regarded by all of the news
paper folks as well as by its many
subscribers as one of the best weekly
newspapers in the state. Jackson
THE TEN MISTAKES OF LIFE
An English paper gives a list of
what it terms "the ten mistakes of
life." While there are undoubtedly
other mistakes than those mentioned,
the list is a fairly comprehensive
one. It is a great mistake
1. To set up our own standards
of right and wrong and judge peo
2. To measure the enjoyment of
others by our own.
o. To expect uniformity of opin
ion in the world.
4. To look for experience and
judgment in youth.
. To look for perfection In our
t. To worry ourselves with what
cannot be remedied.
T. Not to yield to immaterial
S. Not to alleviate all that needs
alleviation so far as it lies in our
To consider everything possi
ble that we cannot perform.
10. To believe only what our in
finite minds can grasp.
LAKELAND HIGHLY FAVORED
The following note of apprecia
tion from Editor C. C. Heatty, of the
Davenport Messenger, was received
"We received in this morning's
mail a copy of the first issue of The
Evening Telegram and we want to
congratulate you upon its nrodue-
tion. Surely Lakeland is highly!
lavored to have such a newspaper as
The 1-akeland News and is esDeciallv
favored in having launched this new
enterprise. The Evening Telegram.
We predict for this new publication
a great future because of the ability
and untiring energy of those of you
who have made such a thing possible."
WHEN -HUBBY" IS THE MAID.
A worrivd husband has appealed!
to a newspaper wife's dress wheth-1
ti to begin at the top or bottom. Ouej
I expet t handed him this advice: j
"1 have buttoned my wife's dress J
for a few years and find that button-:
ing it down the back is much better!
than buttuning.it up the back. lf
you start at the top and go down you'
nadually get to the tightest part of j
a woman's dress, around the waist, j
while -if you start at the waist line
and button upward the hooks or
buttons are liable to come off the
dress before you get started."
Another: "The best way is to be
gin at the waist line and when you
get one or two buttons set, the rest is
easy. If you begin at the top it gets
harder all the way down."
A third says: "I make my wife
bend over backward and begin in the
middle of her back and work both
The Deen-Bryant building a
two-story cream brick structure at
the corner of Main street and Ken
tucky avenue is now almost up to
the roof line, although the piles of
brick, sand and lumber on all sides
of it show that it Is far from com
pletion. The volume of business done by
the publishers of this paper during
any month now equals what was
done during the first year (190.1
IJMHli of the present management.
Suppose every business Institution
in Lakeland had increased the mag
nitude of its transactions ten or
Iwelve fold during the past six
Ifrars wo would have quite a little
city, wouldn't we?
You Need It Every
Little Gir U
THEN CALL AT OUR STORE AND GET A PUZZLE Piryrnp
APABT AWT1 DTTT TnnrTiTTTi
PTBEE MADE HUM THIS PUZZLE WE WILL GIVE A SPLENDID LITTLE "BUCK STOVE."
mat OPEN TO ALL GIELS UNDER 14. CALL AT 0UB STORE AND GET A PUZZE, A3
1ST TO SECURE THIS HANDSOME RANGE
If all the business men and,
BANK their money right here at
sending it away It would neip
ty and tnererore neip nimwa.
and SELF DEVELOPMENT for
and help OURSELVES.
We will gladly give our counsel to anyone who wann
ness advice especially if ws can steer you away from cr.y
vestments which might cause you a loss. BE CAREFUL.
Let OUR Bank be YOUR Bank.
We Fay 4 Per Cent, on Savings Account!.
first National Ban!
of Lakeland Under
The Evening Telega
WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO HAVE
A DANDY LITTLE
TO IHE LITTLE LAST
LEADING FURNITURE DEALERS.
farmers in this community. (,.
home instead of hording i;,
every omer man in mis commu a
n is mereiy scur-rnvici l v:. . f
us to Keep out money right
control of U. S. Govern:;
BRINGING IN THE NIATK