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r 6 THE THESUN SUN December 30 1905t 1905If 1905 1905gnc 1905Opportuqity
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Conducted by W E Pabor
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i o s What then J1 Y Shall I wo wOsi sit t idly down and n d say snyf I
f L o Tho night hath como it is no longer day 7
l rJi > Tho rhonlAhthath o night hath not yet como we wol aro ro not quite
Y Cut off from labor la or by tho failing light i
I Something remains for us to do or dare darej dareEven
j Even ven the oldosttrcea oldest trees some fruit may bear bearj
j For ago ngoiH is opportunity no lessPhan less l lThan irlum
Than youth itself though in another dress dressw
w And as the theolJling evening twilight fades a aWay > vay
i J The sky tikyilJ is filled with stars invisibleby invisible byday by day dayv I IJ
v p Longfellow LongfellowSad
w 0 0Sad
Sad and solemn aro tho cadences of r tho dying
1 year Only a few months ago how full of life and andvigor tUldvJgor andvigor
vigor was tho now year YlltrnOw now grown old and ready
to drop into the ir irrevocable past It has spent its
life Jifoon on earth for good and ill and its footprints aro aroeternal areeternal
eternal tolnnlNothing Nothing can bo altered nothing recalledr recalled
r It has uts left its ineffaceable marks and Ululthoy they cannot
> be removed Macauley Macauleypv
r w f fface
pv His face fucoia is growing sharp and thin thinu thinAluck
u r SiK Alack J our friend is gone gonef gonoCl080up one oneClose
f li Close Cl080up up his eyes tie up up his chin chins chinStop
s 0 Step from the corpse corpsolmd and lot him in inJ1Imtstandeth inPlatt t
1 That J1Imtstandeth standeth there alono alonov alonoAmI
v y And waiteth waitethnt at tho door doorv doorlhoros
N v Theres a now foot on tho floor floors floorAnd floorAnd
And a uncw now face at tho door doorMy doorMy 1 1My
My friendA friend
v i A new face at tho door a
Tennyson TennysonTo
To ono and all both great and small wo wish wishgood wildgooll wishgood
good cheer all through the theYlmr yearturn year yearv
v 1 Turn over a now leaf if you will but let the thomoving thumovlngflngel themoving
moving movlngflngel finger trace upon it Itpl1re pure thoughts thoUg ltB and noble noblei nohlelCHOlvelJ nobleresolves
i resolves resolvesWo resolvesWo
Wo have done it so often of ton in tho past we trope hopoto
> to do it many times s in tho future but how stands standsb
Y the record of ofretlpltsT ofretlpltsTArc results resultsts b
ts t < Arc wo any wiser by our experience T Can wo woV wolook welook
V look backward Imclnvnrduml and seeat sue nt the partingof parting of the ways waysj wnystlmt waysthat
j that wo wowok took tho right path and not the th wrong WlOugYuoHtion
Question uoHtion the thoOrnclo Oracle if you will as to what shall shallhappen ahnnImppon shallh
h happen as as n tho days fLya of tho New Year go by but base basenot hnsulIot basen
not n your hours of happiness upon Hope for it hath bathUisiypoinhnett hathJ
J Disappointment for a twin sister sisterf sisterTho sisterrho
f t Tho Tallahassee Capital hit the nail JUtil811unroly squarely on ontho ontho oftiro
tho head when it said After reading Secretary
Wilsons report tho farmer must bo convinced thathe that thatho thnthe
he is rich even if he wears one gallus and his prin principal prinipal prinnipal ¬
cipal asset is a yellow dog dogEditor dogEditor dogEditor
Editor Jordan of the Punta Gorda Heraldre Heraldrecently IIernlll re recently recently ¬
cently acknowledged receiving recoivin a Ponderosa or WJon WJonder tion tiondcr on ondor
der lemon that was half as large as a peck reck measure measureand meuauont1 nieasimo nieasimoturd
and a beauty in shape and color co or This 1 tis beats bcatsthu bcatsthu11iumi the theMiami theMiami
Miami eggplant story so Do Soto So to County can for thoprmlOnt tho thopresent thepresent
present crow over her lOr sister county on the castcoast cast castcoast castcoast
General Albert W Gilchrist of Do Soto County Countywho Count Countwho Countywho
who is prominent politically before the people not notlong notlong notlong
long ago brought with him from Now York City an anokra finokm anokra
okra recipe obtained probably from tho chef of tho thoWaldorfAstoria thoValtlorfAstolin theWaldorfAstoria
WaldorfAstoria WaldorfAstoria which he 10 commended to the wives wivesof
of his constituents in the county and to his friends friendselsewhere friendselsowhere friendselsewhere
elsewhere He now comes to the front with a so socalled 110culled socalled
called petrified orange which ho has added to a cer curtain certnin certain ¬
tain museum of natural and fUlunnuturnl unnatural curios ho homaintains hlmnintuins hlcmaintains
maintains at his Punta Gorda home It was found foundfive fonnelfive foundfive
five years yeursngo ago on one of the creeks crll ks down there Why
it has been kept so long from public notice is not notstated notRtnted notstated
stated but wo have the assurance of the Herald that thatit
it is a perfect specimen showing the bud and stem stemends Htmneuds stealeillls
ends and all the natural IIILturnlmurldngll marking of the rind and andweighs nn nnweighs antiWeighs
weighs just about as much as the ordinary orange orangeNo ornngoNo orangeNo
No more sensible advice t llvic could bo given to the thefarmers thuftumera thefurniors
farmers of the South on the subject of cotton rais raising rniHiug raising ¬
ing than that contained contn Jwll in till circular letter issuedby issued issuedby iSHuClIby
by President Jordan advising tu1viHiu no increased acreagebut acreage acreagebut IWrmglbut
but making a strong appeal to plant an abundance abundanceof
of small grain Idn corn nndvside nUll side crops crolli as well as HmOlu HmOluhltY more morehay morehay
hay cattle and hogs that the farms may JllIL become more moreselfsustaining JIIore8ulfIUlatILining utoreself
self sustaining This advice dons not apply to toFlorida tolloril1It to toFlorida
Florida for year by year diversified field crops in inconnection incOJJllction inconnection
connection with groves have hn ve increased their l acreageand acreage acreagesand nCIlnglnUll
and nowhere south of Mason and Dixons line can it itbe itlJUsllid ithe
be lJUsllid said that prosperity Ino Jlmity is more pronounced than with withus withus
us and the keystone ke Htonn of this arch of prosperity hits hasengraved hitsengmved hitsengraved
engraved on it Diversified iver if1l1 Crops CropsTho Cropsflm CropsThe
The South says the Southern Farmer needs needshomoseokers llelclHhommiClkms needsho11ieseokers
homoseokers and if it can got rut the readymade Ameri Americans AlHoriCIUlK AnneriCanis ¬
cans to come down from the Middle West it would wouldprefer WHuhlIl1uror wouldprefer
prefer them to foreigners Yes but with tho Govern Government OOVlrnJUent llovernmeat ¬
meat opening up millions of the most fertile land landin lU11I1in muttin
in tho world under irrigation canals in the llocky Ho ky
Mountain region le ion tho Middle West ust farmer will be besure hcsure besure
sure to go there instead hll tctll of coming where the race
problem lroble i is a most serious ono in htho the cheap chen 1 black blacklabor blncknbor
labor nbor that is retarding the South more than any other othercause othercnUHe othercause
cause The South needs white laboring men as much muchas muchas
as it needs forehanded fore hatuded white farmers ff and if tho thonativeborn thonntivellOrn thenativeborn
nativeborn cannot be had let tho foreigner como comoand comonnd coneand
and be made welcome welcomeAn
An orange weighing three pounds measuring measuringtwentytwo meusuringtwentytwo measuringtwentytwo
twentytwo inches in 1n diameter t was recently recentlytaken recentlytl1ken recentlytaken
taken from a tree in tho grove of Senator Slt lLtor McConkoy McConkoynear
near Vinter Park The pulp and juico filled three threequarts tbreeunrts threequarts
quarts unrts while the skin surface covered a little over overa
a square foot The variety was that of California Californiaspecialty CaliforniaHlccinlty Californiaspecialty
specialty Washington Navel but wo doubt if tho thoGolden thoGolden theGollell
Golden Coast county has mB ever shown up such a aprodigy tLprodigy aprodigy
prodigy Seeing is believing you know but there thereare
are cases ca l when one must take the word of another anotherso
so we shift tho responsibility for this story on the theshoulders thoHhouhllrs theshoulders
shoulders of tho editor of the Herald in which we wofound wefomltl wefound
found the statement statementThe
The Tropical Sun printed recently an interview interviewhad
had with some gentlemen from New York who visited visitedCuba visi visitedCuba d dCulm
Cuba to investigate conditions that existed in the thelino tholino theline
lino of oranges OlIU1 C8 and pineapples They announce thatthe that thattho thattho
tho pineapple outlook is one from which Florida Floridagrowers l Floridagrotvera loridtLglowcrli
growers need have no fear The output is deterior deteriorating detoriornting deteriorating ¬
ating in quality as well as quantity and size The ThoFlorida Thelorultt lheIolilht
Florida Iolilht grower has quicker transportation a better betterquality bettercpUt bettergtnllity
quality cpUt lity of fruit and no duty to pay All this may ntnyhe mayho
ho true yet et should Americans carry on in Cuba Cubaplantations Cubuplunbltions Cubahllltati011s
plantations as carefully cultivated aa they are in inFlorida inFlolicln in1lorida
Florida the situation might change Wo probably plobublhllvl
have nothing to fear from the native element but wo womay woIIIn weinlay
inlay may IIIn have from intelligent culture backed by abund abundant abuudant abundant ¬
ant capital capitalThe capibtJThe citlitltlahne
The 1 fruit rate per 100 pounds poun H from California Californiato
to London and other European J uropenn ports announced 80 HOgleefully 80glllfully 80gleefully
gleefully by the San Francisco papers as having
been secured turns out to be untrue No such rate ratehas rntuhils ratehow
has been granted by either of the great railway railwaysystems rnilwnyHyshlI1sthe railwaysystemsthe
systems HyshlI1sthe the Santa Fo l e and the Southern Pacificthat Pacific Pacificthat l > ncificthat
that reach Eastern connections An effort however howeveris
is being hnill made to secure this figure to Now York on onfruit ontmit onfruit
fruit intended for export But few California or oranges orun ornuges ¬
anges un eli roach European markets but it is hoped that thatif
if the new arrangement is completed shipments shipmentswould shipmentwoulcl shipmentswould
would gnjatly increase UHrCaSe and prevent all fears of over overproduction overproduction overpreduction ¬
production which appears to be the trouble just now nowon nowun nowon
on the Golden Coast Florida l at least has no occa occasion OCCIlHion occasiot ¬
sion to worry over this possibility formany for many years yearsto i ilo
to conic
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Helpful Hints Hill ts for Her Ladyship LadyshipBy L a dysh ip ipl
l r By P Eleanore du Bois
1 > Already tho week of wonder and of joyous expec OXlCCtntion expectation eXllccR ¬
< R tation for tho little folks and the tl o grownups has run runits runIts runits
its course course and wo face the coming yearI year yearStanding cnr
rr I 1 fl Standing on tho threshold thrCt hohl of the year 1900 I Iwish IwiHI1 Iwish
wish all my readers a most prosperous season and andwith u11lwitll umclwith
with the thorcnlizatJoll realization that each day will bring its itsquota itsquotl itsquota
quota of work for each one of us 1 express the hope hopothat hoputlmt
t that this work may bo simplified as much as possible possibleand
and yet bo thorough and that each bit of work workwill workwill workwill
will bo a I pleasure and delight instead of a drudgery
Lot us tsumko make work and duty beautiful and attraci attrac attractive nttrneUye ¬
i tive a good foolilmbit habit indeed so that we can look themsqu them themsquare them8llllUO
+ square squ u ° in utthe tho face and so have won our fight against againstthe
the oldtime fear of drudgery drudbl ry and slavery which whichhousehold whichh01Uiohold whichltotts0liold
household progress implied and demanded demandedLet
Let us concentrate and simplify along all lineseven lines lineseven linesevcn
even though an intense desire to do as our more morewealthy morcwltlthy snorewealthy
wealthy friends and acquaintances may possess us usIn usIn usIn
In the ordinary vernacular cut it out for if you youdo youllo youdo
do not you are going to heap upon yourself an un unlimited UlI1hnitmltunouut unlimitel ¬
limited 1hnitmltunouut amount of care worry and misery which whichcombination whichconbhmtioll whicheolnlillation
combination is going to prove to bo like a canker cankerthat cmlk cankerthat r rthat
that will either need tho dissecting knifo of that thatphysician tImtphysio thatIllysieian
physician physio tuknown known to but fow as Doctor Common CommonSense CommonSensc Commonbense
Sense orthat Ol tbat will make you a very sick woman womannot womannot womannot
not physically but mentally until all your our friends friendswill frlondswill friendswill
will sadly exclaim as they sympathetically sympathetically shako shakotheir simkotheir shaketheir
their heads HI I do not know what w mt is tho matter matterwith matterwith natterwith
with her She is so changed All the th08unshlne sunshine has hasgone haBgone hasBona
gone from f roiu her She looks as unhappy ul1hn > py and andmiserable uUlImiserablo andmiserable
miserable as she always nlwn s says she feels feelsYou feelsYou feelsYou
You will find with the adoption of some some system systemthat systemthnt systemthat
that you can do away with much unnecessary work worknad worknml
nad flint 1It too without your nur house having hnvin the appear appearance nppt appearanec r rallCO ¬
ance of neglect J1gll ct Things will look just j U8t 1 ns s spicand spicandsprin spic aud audepan
eoiuentrittPack concentrate concentratePack COIlltlI tm t
epan sprin 8 riri if you
p Pack away carefully enrofullylall l nrcrull all things you ou go not need needAnd needAnd needAnd
And remember whore yol o pack p1C them hd so BOYOU you can get getthem getthem
them relmoeuld s should you need tMm th tl Do not not have haveK otoo too much muchY h
j Y
bricabrac on display as if each room wore the sales salesroom tlll salesroom s sroom ¬
room of some big department store storeIf
If you desire l1mi re an outing once a day set your hour hourfor hourfor Ileumfor
for your walk Then look upon pon that time of the theday thoday theday
day as if you had to catch a train at that very time1Vith time timeWith timeVith
With this suggestion well grounded you will have havethat havetlmt havethat
that daily dltil walk just as sure as the th very ery hour itself itselfis
is bound to be reached reachedBy reuchedB reachedBy
By B similar suggestion and system you will make makoother mnkuother makeother
other appointments with yourself ourself to do other otherthings otherthingti otherthings
things seen as joining the Village Improvement ImprovementAssociation ImprovelUentARsocintion ImprovementAssoeiatioi
Association of your 1l city or town of joining tho thoLadies thoLnl1ies theLadies
Ladies Aid Society of your our church of taking up tho thoreading thormuting therending
reading of your our favorite authors and keeping abreast abreastwith nbrllstwith abreastwith
with current literature Most of us have 1I0 been beenand heennUll beenand
and too many mn n of us 111 still nrcsllHs arc slaves to household householdnicety houstholdnicoty ldonsoholdnicety
nicety details which have kept us 1S indoors all day
long fussing about stooping bending climbing and andworking ll1ulworking andworking
working until night was gladly welcomed and day ¬
break was feared For it was a continuous per performance perfu 1crformanee ¬
formance formanceWithout fu formanee1Vithout
Without being the least bit selfish let the fullness fullnessof
of each day be our own By such an absorption of ofgoodwill ofgOOlIwill ofgoodwill
goodwill are wo enabled to radiate rR inte health cheerful cheerfulness ¬
ness and poodwill goo1 will about us and so do our work workmost workmost workmost
most completely and thoroughly Wo will bo most mosthelpful mosthelpful mosthelpful
helpful to others while having been thoughtful to toourselves tooursclves toourselves
ourselves We will have placed ourselves in tho thoattitude thonttitudo theattitude
attitude wherein our hardest tasks will bo met with withseemingly withB withseemingly
seemingly B the least effort effortAnd effortAmi elrortAnd
And i I hopo all will find each day of 1000 filledwith filled filledwith fIlleliwith
with profit and comfort health and harmony and andwith IlIIlIwith andwith
with tasks quickly and satisfactorily BntiRrnctril accomplished accomplishedEverywhere necompIiRhedl accomplishedEverywhere
Everywhere l rerwhe during the past week the Yule Yuletide Yuletitlo Yuletide
tide spirit was evident everyone carried bundles and andpackages ntHIl andpackages
packages l > and looked happy 1IPP and in the shopping dis districts districts districts ¬
tricts of Jacksonville it seemed at times almost like likesolid likesolid likesolid
solid walls of humanity on the streets There was wasw
of course course some jostling but it was all accepted in
the spirit of the season The hint I gave last week
for non 1 Christmas preparation lens
already been beenaccepted beenIlCCllltlC1 beenaccepted
accepted Ono letter received this week informs informsmo
mo that the making of several gifts has already been beenstarted beenHtnrtecl heststarted
started and that this mother is determined that as assoon UtiBoon
soon as they are finished she will put them away
until Christmas ChriHt uus time and in tho meanwhile she will willadd winIlCIII willadd
add by purchase and by her handiwork to her 1Cr col ¬
lection so that she will know all tho year through
that all her dear ones and friends will have been becmpioviled beenpiovided beenIH
piovided IH oide < 1 for in ample time timeAnother timeAnotlwr timeAnother
Another letter tells me that the writer has two
presents finished The letter reads in part partWhile partVhile partWhile
While looking over an illustrated New York YorkIn
paper In per I came across some excellent black and white whitereproductions whiteltproduetionH whitereproductions
reproductions of handsome cats and beautiful dogs
Now I had only shortly before finished reading readin readinyonr
your talk about your Aunt Hannah in THE SUN S N
of f December 2J and it came to my mind that I had
two friends who loved pets and always had them
who could be provided almost on the spot with
Christmas presents So up I jumped and procured
my scissors scissors and at once carefully cut eu out the pictures
Then I quickly found some green and also some red
cardboard and with the aid of paste I had two hand handsome ImndHom9 handsome ¬
some panel pictures completed within a halfhours
I followed Aunt Hannahs method and wrapped
up each panel carefully and put it in a pretty box boxaround boxnrouml boxaround
around which I placed plR cd
a wrapper with tho name nameof namoof nameof
of each friend on each boxIVhy box boxWhy hoxVhr
Why I think it is just fine this idea and I Iam Iam Iam
am going to work and
commence to embroider a acushion acushion acushion
cushion design desi rn Ive decided to buy I certainly will willnot willnot willnot
not find it difficult di icult to hide my gifts away for a whole wholeyear wholoyear wholeyear
year because Ive just made up my mind to do it itContinued itContinued itContinued
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