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December eceII ber 30 1905 THE THESUN SUN 11
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t Intimate Talks Between Publisher and Reader ReaderOur
F Our prize story and prize poem contest has proven r von a sure enough winner winnerStories winnorStories winuorrStories
Stories and poems have been sent in from all parts pnrtsof of Florida Wo havo them themby themby
by the dozen and tho hasty perusal we have given them has bUBconflrmell confirmed UB in our ouropinion ouroftlUlun ouropiniomi
I opinion that Florida authors are not surpassed by those of any clime or country
They have lacked but tho opportunity for expression that this offer of ours has hasgiven husI luuigiven
I given them themWe thomVo theutrWe
We announced this contest December 2 and set the time for January 1 1000 1000Since 1000Sinco 1906Since
Since then wo have been convinced that the time was too short by numerous numerousrequests numerOUBrCIlucsts numerousrequests
requests for more time to prepare stories and poems that have uvo come from authors authorswishing nuthorswishing authorswishing
wishing to toontor enter the contest contestThen cuntost1hon contestThen
Then Christmas time and tho necessity to prepare for its celebration came cameon cl1noon cantoon
on to prevent aspiring m authors from completing their labors laborsAgain lubolst laborsAgainpress
t Again AgainInoBB press of other matter prevented us from printing the announcement announcementin
i in tho last two numbers and the contest did not have uVo publicity suillciont to give giveevery givoI giveevery
every one a t chance to compete competeFor
I For l r these reasons we have concluded to extend e te11ll tho time of closing for f r both boththe bothf boththe
f the prize poem and the prize story contests to January 10 1000 and publish the thocorrected theCOr1cctclI thecorrected
corrected announcements nnnouucementsi s sOur
i Our desire is to make THE SUN a great State paper Wo want tho people peopleof
of Florida to feel that however much they might admire any of the great weeklies weekliesprinted welkUcsl1 weekliesprinted
printed l1 ntcl in other cities they have in Florida I a journal of which they are a partWe part partWe ImrtK
K We want stories written by Floridians l to print in this paper which is read readby rendr readby
r by l Floridians FloridiansI + loritlinnWi
1 I Wi We Vl want good stories Vo will not print the other kind The best is good goodenough gOOlIenou goodenough
enough enou h for l Florida + people peoplefv
fv i In J 11 order to get the good stories we are willing to pay for them so wo make makeAN mnlOAN makeAN
We Yo will pay pay 20 for the best story with scene laid in Florida l went us by bytTIUlUltry
January 10 1000 The story must be written by h a resident rm idlmt of Florida and must mustnot mustnut
4 not be less than 2000 words nor more than 3000 We 0 reserve tho right to print prints
I s all the stories submitted that do not I ot win the prize at regular rate of 2 per perthousand 1101Jf pertllotlsttilll
Jf thousand words paid on publication publicationWe
We will select three o competent judges to read the stories Htor li and award the prizea prizeMail prize prizeMail prize1Iall
Mail copy to THE HE SUN Prize Story Contest Jacksonville FluPOEMS Flu FluPOEMS 1IHjj
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We are quite sure that Florida holds within its borders many persons male maleand uutloutHI nutlcand
and female who have the souls of poets and lack but tho opportunity to ignite ignitepoetical iguitlpoetical ignitopoetical
poetical fires within their breasts breastsWe hllHlstSYo
We would like to have these fires illumine the pages of THE + 1 SUN and in inorder inonler inorder
order that t this muchdesired 111uc11 lesire1 illumination may begin we ofler a aPRIZE nPIUZB aPRIZE
for the bent original poem sent us by January 10 lOon IflOOWe lOonVo 1906WC
We will pay Im for all poems we print at our regular space rates and an will print printthe plintthe printthe
the prize pri o winner in the issue i sw next following the day of award awardNone ItwardNono aavartlNano
None but residents lesi entH of Florida are eligible to enter this contest contmitI contestJttnnury
1 January 10 at 12 noon these two contests will positively close THERE THEREf TIJEItEWILL rHI lU lUvuaJ
J On tho th day of closing the manuscripts submitted d will be sent to the commit commitI
I tea of award for decision This committee will be I composed of the following followinggentlemen foilotvinggentleneu
j gentlemen who have kindly consented to act Rev Ho T 1 H Blenus Rev J r B lacy LeyRev JA lacyRev Y YHov
Rev J Lawton Moon MoonEach MoonEtteli
l Each nch manuscript Jlla uleript will bo numbered and the same number will be I placed on ona onji onet
ji < a slip of paper containing the name of the author The name slips will bo kept keptin
in THE SUN ofllce so that the committee will not know the nume of the author authorof
of any story or poem > oom submitted submittedThe
10 The award 1 will be made by h number and name of the prize winners will ho beannounced hottnllotmneed
announced 11 in our issue of January 20 and checks for the prize money will be bemailed helIUtilcll benutiled
mailed to the winners the same day
Some Thinks by the Brethren
The city of Tampa rnmpullOl her citizens citizensshould citi1onHshould citizenssltoulti
should bo proud that we have lu vc such a apatriotic umtriotic apatriotic
patriotic organization an n > > the Board of ofTrade ofPltlde of1radC
Trade Pride Pri o should permeate tho soul soulof souluf soulof
of every citizen citizenA
A Board of Trade may accomplish accomplishmuch
much for a city But it will not do domuch domuch domiuteli
much unless it has a membership of ofmen ofnwn ofuien
men who are publicspirited publicspiritedThe public spiritedr spiritedrlimo
The Tribune takes pleasure IJ1e loHlrO in at attesting nttc attesting ¬
testing tc ting ita appreciation of tho work that thathas thnthl8 thathas
has IKJCII accomplished during the past pastyear pastcur pastyear
year cur by tho Tampa Board of Trade frn e under underthe underthe underthe
the able vigorous yet conservative di direction direction direction ¬
rection of its president Mr W V R Ful Fuller Fuller Fulher ¬
Every member of the Board of Trade Tradehns Tradehas lrndohils
has been faithful in unbuilding the best bestcity bestcity bestcity
city in tho South SoutllTampa Tampa Tribune TribuneTHE TribunefIlE TribuneTuE
Tho Supreme Court of tho State of ofFlorida ofFlorida ofFlorida
Florida without a dissenting opinion opinionhas
has declared the Buckman bill to be beconstitutional beconstitutional beconstitutional
constitutional and this much mooted mootedquestion mootedqncstionis mootedquestion
question is now settled and wo hope hopewill hopewill hopewill
will never again be subjected to any n1l dis disturbing di5turbing < listlrhin ¬
turbing tlrhin influences influencesIf
If Florida provides provi es a public school in inevery inccry inevery
every country district a high school at atovery atovery atovert
overy county seat a university for boys boysand boysand boysand
and a university for girls at convenient
localities she will have done her duty dutytoward Ilutytownrd dutytoward
toward the youth Olth of tho State und this thisis
is what she is now doing doingFlorida doingFlorida I
Florida l in the last twenty years has hasnot hnsnot hasnot
not made much pr0gr progress s5 K along II the line lineof lineof lintof
of higher education but now having her herfeet herfellt herfeet
feet planted on solid ground round wo hope 11010her hopeher hopoIwr
her two universities will grow into pro proportions prourtiuni praportions ¬
portions urtiuni that will become the pride of ofFloridians ofJllorid ofFloridians
Floridians Jllorid lull and will ever bo pointed to towith towith I Iwith
with love and veneration lmeflltiollocnln Oculu Ban Banner Bannor Jannero ¬
We had the misfortune recently to be bodrawn berlwn bedrawn
drawn rlwn into controversy with one of those thosewormy thosewormy thosewormy
wormy individuals who dont believe believein
in anything or anybody Ho doesnt be believe believe behove ¬
lieve in the public school system ho hodoesnt hedoesnt liedoesnt
doesnt believe in churches he doesnt doesntbelieve dOCfmtbeliovo doesntbelieve
believe in advertising and we doubt not notthat notthat notthat
that if he was told tol that he was a worm wormeaten wormenten wormeaten
eaten fool he would say sa that ho didnt didntbelieve didntbelievo didntbelieve
believe in worms We refused to afflict afflictourBclves ufflictouraclveH afflictourselves
ourselves with his company long enough enoughto
to find out whether there was anything anythingthat
that he did believe in or not notPlant notPlantCity notPlantCity Plant PlantCity
City Courier CourierDe
De c Funiuk l11iak in growing but not BO BOrapidly ROrlllidly sorapidly
rapidly OB it ought or BO rapidly UB it itwould itwoulll itavmeld
would if there was more action in that thatdirection thntdirection thatdirection
direction We want factories fuctorieaarge fuctorieaargeoncs large largeones
ones if we can get them but at least leastsmall leastsmall leastsmall
small ones To get them we must go goafter goafter goafter
after them thornBreezo Breeze
In the first issue of LEnglea VI llHletJ Sun SunGovernor SunGovornor SunGovernor
Governor Broward voices YOitl8In In a sentiment sentimentthat sontimenttJmtwi1l
that tJmtwi1l will find a responsive echo among amongill
ill honorable members of a 1 professionWhose profession professionvhose loCestdon loCestdonwhoso
whoso standard of honor is of the higheat high highest highOlit ¬
est Unfortunately as U in every other otherrofcssion othorproCesKion otherprofession
profession > rofcssion there thoro1ro are those who disgrace disgraceJio
Jio tht + calling of journalism by peddling peddlingihoir
their l editorial clit rinl columns to tho highest highestidder highestbidder llghostbhldor
bidder > Referring to this class tho Govornor Gov Governor Govornor ¬
ornor Hays HaysTo BUYSUllo saysTo
Ullo To bo tho editor of a newspaper is to tooccupy tooccupy tooccupy
occupy a 1 position that is supposed or ornight 01ought orought
ought to be a high and lofty ono and andihe ntHttho andthe
the editor ought to give Expression to ahigh a aligh nhigh
high public sentiment upon a 1 higher higherlane hl lun lunplnno
plnno > lane if the plane is not already high highrVe lughVo
Vo are afflicted with a 1 sprinkling of
editors > > who sell editorials for BO much muchan
an inch sentiment thrown in Some of ofour ofum ofour
our people are 10 not aware of thian1ll1 thian1ll1tnko this and andtake andtake
take for granted that the writings of ofsome of1iUO
some wise man ntnnwiHor wiser than themselves themselvesDid H HDid
Did tho neoplo pl oplo know that these news newspaper 1l0Wti1Ulmr newspaper ¬
paper writers did not investigate the thematter thollmtulr tironuttter
matter of which they write at all they theywould thoywouhl theywould
would not be so credulousA credulous
A AH a i matter of fact such scribblers scribblersas
as are described < by Governor Broward Browardand
and Florida I is said to be not wholly
free from thorn thentcomtntrud command < no respect l08p Ot in intheir intholr intheir
their pornon Corson or influence In UlI1CO in their papers papersAn ImllorttAn papersAn
An intelligent public quickly detects the thetrail thltrnUoC thetrail
trail trnUoC of theserpent the serpent and rewards r those thoseJudas thuHUJudas thoseJudas
Judas Isvariots of the press with the thecontumely thol1unt theeonttunoly
contumely l1unt nlt ly they so richly deserve dOliorvoLnke dOliorvoLnkehuuJ deservelatkohunt Lake Lakeland ¬
land News N eWH
The Mecca of the Tourist TouristContinued
Continued 1 from Third Page < l
Piilin Walk from Lako Worth orth to tOtlO the Ocean 0 < 011
the indications are that the business of ofthin ofthi ofthis
thin thi > > season will far exceed that of any anyprevious Imyprl1vjouH anyprevl0115
previous seasons and that the Hotel HotelRoyal HotelHoyul hotelRoyal
Royal Poinciana will open curlier than thanuHiial thantlHlIILI thanusual
usual the date for the opening being IJOinSlhlr8luy
Thursday January 11 1000 1000Mr 1000Mr 11011Mr
Mr Sterry has surrounded himself himselfwith llhnHelfwith himselfwith
with competent help prominent among amongthcBO ulllongthcHO amongthese
these being beingFred beinglred beingFred
Fred C King chief clerk who has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been at Palm Beach ton consecutive win winters wintcr winters ¬
ters and who this season begins his hiseleventh hilieleventh hiseleventh
eleventh year of popularity and BUCCCBB BUCCCBBat successat UCCCAat
at Palm Beach Mr Kin King being one of ofthe oftho ofthe
the best known and well liked clerks clerksknown clerksknown clerksknown
known to the wealthy traveler He has hasbeen hasbeen lIL lILbeen
been in Florida for several weeks L LW JoltW LW
W MaxHon and T 1 M Lennehen have havealso havenltm havealso
also been in the State for BOIIIO time timeMr timeMr timeMr
Mr MaxBon is auditor at the Royal RoyalPoinciana UoynlPolncinnll RoyalPoinciana
Poinciana and nd Mr Lennehen IB book bookkeeper hookkeeper bookkeeper ¬
keeper Both young men have a 1 thor tlmorougll thorough ¬ I Iough
ough hotel experience and have been beenwith beenwith i iwitla
with Mr Sterry for or several consecutive consecutiveBcasonB consccutiveReRfionH consecutiveReasons
Reasons They have won the favor ILvor of ofhotel ofho ofhotel
hotel ho l patrons by their talent and ability abilityAt
At the Hotel l Breakers 1 eland 1 < Sterry Sterrywill St Sterrywill < rry rrywi1l
will look after the comfort of patrons patroimami
ami exert a 1 supervising influence he be being being being ¬
ing thoroughly familiar from fromtlM the ex expericnco expcricnco cxperlenco
pericnco of several consecutive ItMOJ18 aiuone aiuoneof
3 3ii ofa
a ii m 1
with the needs 111 < ls and requirements reuiremotlts of o the thepatrons thoplLtronH thepatrons
patrons of the big seaside sciuddu hotel hotelFrank hotelItrnnk hotelFrank
Frank Simpson of New York City bun bunstarted JlUtJatlLrUHl hasstarted
started UH room clerk his first season UCUHOIIut tmUKII1at seasonat
at Palm Beach BeachGeorge UOitchGeorge letichGeorge
George Hopkins HOllkins re turns as cashier cashierfor
for his seventh Koven II season an always welCOInO wel welcome wlJlmn ¬
come mn announcement to his many friends friendsW
W V C Skinner will act as front clerk clerkC
C V Cook UH mail clerk and F 1 Pierce Pierceus
us U night ni ht clerkPopular clerk clerkPopular clerkorulur
Popular Frank McQuirk has anK been re retained rootninell rotained ¬
tained an steward and will be assisted assistedby
by Charles HodgcH Miss Sadie Bulwin Bulwinwill IJuhvinwill I1aiwinwill
will be head housekeeper and Jules JulettCharticr JulmlOhartier JulesCliartier
Charticr is the now chef he being a aFrenchman ILl aI
l Frenchman + of great renown UB an expert expertde
de cuiHine cuiHineFrank miHhwlrnnk ni5incFrank
Frank C McDonnuld continue in the theimportant thuimportlUlt theimportmumt
important position of private xeurotury xeuroturyto
to Manager Fred W VSwrry Sterry and ho will willthin wiUthiK willthis
thin HOUHOH not only supervise Kupurv tm the pub publication puhlicatlol1 publication ¬
lication of his bright and exceedingly exceedinglypopular cxceedinglypopulnr exceedinglyollular
popular Daily nli1 Program but will enlarge enlargethe lmh1lgutJHHalllO
the tJHHalllO same und extend its scope scopeAlong 5copcrAlong COpoAIling
Along all lines the patrons who will willvisit willviHit willvisit
visit Palm Beach thin scauon will bo bocared heClued beCared
cared for in the best style and will have liuvoattractions haventtrnctionH haveattractions
attractions and pleasures provided for fortheir fortheir fortheir
their enjoyment to surpass all prccedinrecords preceding precedingrecords prcccdinrecords
records ti tie

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