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6 THE THESUN SUN December 80 301905 301905L 1905 1905Florida 10054lcultuPei
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PRELUDE PllELUDEWhat PUErJUDIWlmtthen 4 4What
What Wlmtthen then Shall we sit idly down and n ul my 8aynan I
nan night hath come it tis is no longer day
Tlio night hath not yet conic we wonro are not quite
Cut off from labor by the failing light lightSomething lighthometlung
Something remains for us us to do or dare dareEven darel
t Even l vcn the oldest trees some fruit may hear b llr
For age is opportunity no less lessThan lessThan i i1lu1I1
Than youth itself though in another dressi dress 5
i And AntinH as the evening twilight fades away nwuy
The sky is filled with stars invisible by day I
Longfellow LongfellowSad
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Sad and undaolcnlll solemn are the cadences of f the dying dyingn
n i year y l1r Only a few months ago how full of life and andvigor tUtdvigor andvigor
vigor was the now year now 1I0wgrowIlold grown old and ready
to drop into the irrevocable past It has spent its
j life on earth for good and ill and its it footprints are areeternal
eternal Nothing can be altered nothing recalled d
+ It has left its ineffaceable marks and inn they cannot
t i be removed = Macauley MacauleyHis
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I His face llCO is growing sharp and thin thinAlack thinAJllck thinf
f Alack lour our friend is gone goneClose gonuClOKe gonep
p Close up h his iS eyes tie up his chin chinStep chinStop chinSi
Si Step from fromthecorpao the corpse and let him in inThat Inlhut inthat +
That standeth there alone aloneAnd nlonoAmi aloneAnd
And waitoth at the door doorTheres doorlltcros i
Theres II now foot on the floor floorAnd I Ii
i 1 And a new faro face fn < < e at the door doorMy doorMy j I II
I My friend frienclA s sA aA
A new face at the door
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I To l one and am all both great and small wa wish wishgood wishgood
I good cheer all through the theyolu theyoluI year yearTurn yearPurim
I Turn over n now Howlettf leaf if you will but let the thomoving themuving thenloving
moving finger trace upon lIon it pure thoughts thoug ltt and um noble nobleresolves nohlelCHUlvOH noblerasolvcs
resolves resolvesWe I
We Wohnvo have done it so often in the past wo hope hoputo
i to do duit it many times in the future but how hoVatn1Uls stands standsthe standsKN
i + KN the record of results resultsArc resultst 1 1Arc
t Arc wo any wiser by our experience Can wo wolook woluule
7 look backward and see secat at the parting of tho ways waysthat wuysI
I S that we took the right path and not tho wrong Y YQueHtion
Question the Oracle if you will as to what shall shallhappen almllhUPlon shallhulpen
happen as as tho days dnyilof of tho New Year go by but base basenot hnHOnut barnhot
not your hours of happiness upon Hope I for it huth1isuppoiutincnt hath hathDisappointment hathI
I Disappointment for a twin sister sisterW sisterThe HiHt sister1lto r rc rllae
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The Tallahassee Capital hit II it the nail squarely on onthe ontJau onthe
the head when wllOnit it said After reading Secretary
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r Helpful Hints for Her Ladyship LadyshipBy
i J S 0 By Eleanore du Bois Boist
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r Already Alri my tho week of wonder and of joyous j t your expec expectation mqmcXi expectittion ¬
Xi I tation for the little folks and the tl o grownups has run runits runitMcuurHo
w its itMcuurHo course and we face tho coming year yearStanding yearStanding Cn Cnj
j + Standing on the threshold of tho year 1000 I Iwish Iwhth IWish
wish till my readers a most prosperous season and andwith nmlwith an1with
with tho realization that each day will bring its itsjunta ibUotll itsquota
junta Uotll of work for each one of us I express the hope hopethat hopot1mt hopethat
that this work may be simplified as much as possible possibleand
and yet bo thorough and that each bit of work workwill workwill worktivill
will bo a l pleasure lCt18Ure and delight instead of a drudgery Irm1gorvJ
Let J t us usmnke make work and duty dut beautiful hCt1utifulnnd and attrac attractive nttrntivo attractivc ¬
tive n 1 good Ioodmhit habit indeed so that we can look them themsquare themHClunlo diemsquare
square in tho face and so have won Il our fight against againsttho
tho oid oldtime tinw fear of drudgery and slavery which whichhousehold whichhousehold whichhousehold
household progress implied and demandedLet demanded lenlanlehf
f Let us concentrate and simplify along nil linesy lines lineseven Unesoven
° y oven though an intense desire to do as our more morewealthy morewmLlthy morewealthy
wealthy friends and acquaintances may possess OS808S us usIn usIII usa
a In the ordinary vernacular cut it out for if you youdo youdo youdo
do not notyot you are going to heap upon yourself an un unlimited unlimited unliluited ¬
limited amount of care worry and misery which whichcombination whichcombhmtlon whichS
S combination is going to prove to be like a cantor cantorthat cnnk clinkerthat r rthntwill
that thntwill will either need tho dissecting knife of that thatphysician thatI thatphyslciititt
physician I hysicilnknown known to but fow as Doctor Common CommonSense COl11monSOllse Commonbenso
Sense or or + that will make you a very sick woman womannot womannot womannot
not physically but b t mentally until 1u > til all allfour Four your friends friendswill friendswill friendswill
will sadly exclaim as they sympathetically 8 syn thetlcallY shako shakotheir shakothoir shaketheir
their heads I do not know ml what W what lILt is the matter matterwith matterwith matterwith
with her She is so changed All the sunshine has hasgone hasgono hasgone
gone from her She looks as unhappy and andmiserable nudmiserable andmiserable
miserable as she always nlwn s says she feels feelsYou feelsYou feelsYou
You will find with tho adoption of Home some system systemthat systemthnt systemthat
< that you can do away 1 with much unnecessary um c csSnl work workirnd wOlknn1
irnd that too without your mar houso having the appear nppearariceof appearunco Ipnrnnco
unco ariceof of neglect Things rhin H will look just > as Ks spic spicand spicandif 8picnmiapltn auld auldtpitn
apltn if you eoiHentrat coneentrutPack eoiHentratPack t tPack
Pack away awa en enrofullyyill tIflll full all things you 0 not needAnd need needAnd nccdAnd
And remember where ye o pack l > uck them BO soyou ° you can get getthorn gett getthem
t them should you need tl tlite th thf thDo f Do not have too muchS much
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Wilsons report the farmer must l he > c convinced that thnttu
he tu is is rich even if he wears one gallus and his prin principal llrinsilal priniilal ¬
cipal asset is a yellow dog dogEditor dogl dogEditor
Editor l Jordan of the Punta Gorda Herald reneatly re recently recOI1t1y ¬
neatly acknowledged receiving a Ponderosa or Won 1 xon ¬
der lemon that was half as large as a peck leek measure measureand lIIens measuremil re
and 1111 a beauty in shape and color This l lis beats tho
Miami eggplant story so Do Soto County Count can for the thepresent theprClmnt thepresent
present crow over her sister county on the east eastcoast eustCOUKt eastcoast
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General Albert W V Gilchrist of De Soto County Count Countwho
who is prominent politically pol iticully before the people not notlong notJong nut nutlong
long ago brought with him from New York City an anokra lutokra a mu muokra
okra recipe obtained probably from the chef of the theWaldorfAstoria thoVnldorfAstoril1 theWaldorf
WaldorfAstoria Waldorf Astoria which he commended to the wives wivesof
of his constituents in the county and to his friends friendselsewhere friemloIHwhore friendselsewhere
elsewhere He now comes to tlw front with a to tocalled tUculled socalled
called petrified orange which he has added to a cer ¬
tain museum of natural and audunnuturul unnatural curios he hemaintains hemnintnins hemaintains
maintains at his Punta l mta Gorda home It was found foundfive foundI1vo foundfive
five years ago on one of the creeks down there Why Vh Vhit
it has been kept so long from public notice is not notstated notHtated notstated
stated but we have the assurance of the Herald that thatit
it is isa a perfect specimen showing the bud and stem stemends Htemonda stemejuds
ends and all the natural nntumlmnrkingli marking of the rind 1 1U1 andweighs and andweighs ntHlweigha
weighs just about as much as the ordinary orange orangeNo ortlngoNo orangeNo
No more sensible advice a dvic could be given g en to the thefarmers thefnrmers thinfarmmers
farmers of the South on the subject of cotton rais raising miHiug raising ¬
ing than that contained in the circular letter issued issuedby iHH11Ullby issuedby
by President Jordan advising I1dviHiu no increased acreage acreagebut acreagebut
but making a strong appeal to plant an abundance abundanceof
of small grain corn and side crops an well as more morehay morehny morehay
hay cattle and hogs that the farms may mn heroine more moreselfsustaining mureHlCsuHtnining moreselfsustaining
selfsustaining This advice dots not apply to toFlorida toItoridll toFlorida
Florida for year r by h year diversified IIi veIHi fId field crops ill inconnection illcommction illconnection
connection with groves have increased iIHJl tttHd their acreage acreageand acreageuncl
and 111 nowhere south of Mason and Dixons line can it itbe itho itbe
be said that prosperity is more pronounced than with withus
us and the keystone JW Htnnn of this arch of prosperity hasengraved has hasengraved hUBongrnvClI
engraved on it itDivorti Diversified flctl Crops CropsTho Crops1hc CropsThe °
The South says the Southern Farmer needs needshomcseckcrs needhOm08Jker8 needshomeseckers >
homcseckcrs and if it can get the readymade Ameri Americans AnllriClmH Anuiricans ¬
cans to come down from the Middle West it would wouldprefer wouldpmfel wouldlnOfcl
prefer them to foreigners Yes but with the Govern Government OOInment iovernilieult ¬
ment opening up millions > of the most fertile land landin lulIIlin lnn1in
in the world under irrigation canals in the Rocky
Mountain region the Middle West We t farmer will be besure hoaure besure
sure to go there instead of coming where the race
bric bricabrac a brac on display as if each room were the sales salesroom HnlmJroom salesrooms ¬
room of some big department store storeIf
If you desire an outing once n 1 day set Kc t your hour hourfor hourfor hourfor
for your our walk Then look upon that time of the thedny tJl tJltiny thetiny
tiny as if you had to catch a train at that very time timeWith timoVith timeWith
With this suggestion 8u gestion well grounded you will have havethat IlIlvthnt havethat
that daily walk just as sure as the th very hour itself itselfis
is bound to bo reachedBy reached reachedBy rcuchedBy
By similar suggestion and system you will make makeother mnkoothm makeother
other appointments with yourself to do o other otherthings otherthingrio otherthings
things thingrioHuen HUGH as joining tho Village Improvement ImprovementAssociation ImprovenumtAH8ocintion ImprovementAssociation
Association of your OUl city or town of joining the theLadies theLIli theLadies
Ladies LIli s Aid Society Soch ty of your our church of taking up the thoreading thermulinH thereaching
reading of your OU1 favorite authors and keeping abreast abreastwith nhrIHtwith itbrenstwith
with current literature Most of us have IIVO beenancl been beenand
and too many mltl1 of us still arc arclIltng slaves to household householdnicety howmhn1dllic hIousoheldnicety
nicety llic ty details which have kept us indoors all day daylong dl1Ylong daylong
long fussing about stooping bending climbing and andworking uncIworking and1vorking
working until night lli ht was gladly welcomed and day daybreak dl1Ybrenk daybreak ¬
break was feared For it was a continuous per performance llOrfornu11ce liarformuance ¬
formance formuance1Vithout formanceWithout fornu11ceVithout
Without being the least bit selfish sol fish let the fullness fullnessof
of each day be our own By such an absorption of ofgoodwill ofgomlwill ofgoodwill
goodwill are wo enabled to radiate rmU 1te health cheerful cheerfulness ¬
ness and goodwill good omlwill wwill about us and so do our work workmost workmost workmost
most completely and thoroughly thorou hly Wo will be most mosthelpful mosthelpful mosthelpful
helpful to others while having been thoughtful to toourselves toourselve8 toourselves
ourselves We will have placed I > laccd ourselves in theattitude tho thoattitude thoattitude
attitude wherein our hardest hnrd st tasks will bo met with withseemingly withti withseemingly
seemingly ti emin h the least effortAnd effort effortAnd effortAmI
And i I hope all will find each day < < of 1000 filled filledwith 1me1with filledwith
with profit and comfort om fort health and harmony hl1mon and andwith arlllwith andwith
with tasks t Rks quickly and satisfactorily aecomplislledEverywhere accomplished accomplishedEverywhere nccompliHlwdBer
Everywhere Ber hC1I during the past week the Yule Yuletide Yuhlido Yuletide
tide spirit was evident everyone ecr ono carried enrrlctllnnul1ls bundles and andpackages I1tHlpt1cknges andpackages
packages and looked happy and 11111111 in the shopping dis districts diHtricts districts ¬
tricts of Jacksonville it seemed at times almost like likesolid likoBolid likesolid
solid walls of humanity on tho streets There was wasc waswww
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problem is i a most serious one in initltc the cheap chea > black blacklabor bllLcknbur blacklubor
labor nbur that is retarding the South more than any other othercause otheren othercauuse
white men as much muchas
cause en U8U The South needs laboring
as it needs forehanded fore hauded white farmers and if this thisnativeborn thonntilburJ1 timenative
native nativeborn bort cannot be had lot the foreigner conic conicand COJllUnUll comeauitl
and be made welcome welcomeAn
An orange weighing three pounds measuringtwntytwVO measuring measuringtwentytwo mOlLsuringtwttlhtwo
twentytwo twttlhtwotinchcs tinchcs inches in diameter was recently recentlytaken recentlytnk recentlytaken
taken tnk n from a tree in the grove of Senator McConkoy McConkoynear
near Winter Villtt r Park The pulp and juico filled thrco thrcoquarts thrcoclunrts threequanta
quarts while the skin surface covered a little over overa ov r ru
a square foot The variety was that of California Californiaspecialty CahfornutNpecinlt Californiaspecialty
specialty Washington Navel but we doubt if tho thoGoldenCoast thoohhll theGolden
GoldenCoast Golden Coast county has ever shown up such a aprodigy ItprIi aprodirn
prodigy prIi Swing ing is believing you know but there thcroare
are cnWs lUHi when one must take the word of another anotherso
so we w shift the responsibility for this story on the theshoulders thoHhuhlr theshoulders
shoulders of the editor of the Herald in which wo wofound wofound wefound
found the statement statementThe
The hc Tropical Sun printed recently an interview interviewhiul i ihnd
hind with some gentlemen from New York who visited visitedCuba visi visitedlimit od odCulm
Cuba to investigate conditions thtt existed in the theline tholine theline
line of oranges ornn cs and pineapples They announce that thatthe tluattill thatthe
the pineapple outlook is one from which Florida Floridagrowers 1iloridltgrower FloridagrOwvers
growers need have no fear The output is deteriorsting deterior deteriorating deteriornting ¬
sting in quality as well as quantity and size size The Thei ThoFlorida i iIoridn
i Florida Ioridn grower has quicker transportation a better betterquality betterquality i iIlunJjt
quality of fruit and no duty to pay All this may mayIK
IK true yet t should Americans carry on in Cuba Cubaplantations Cubaplnutntioui CubahtntatiOiI
plantations htntatiOiI as carefully caref1l11 cultivated as they are in inFlorida inFlorida inFlorida
Florida the situation might change Wo probably probablyhave
have nothing nothiu to fear from the native element but we wemay womn welinty
may mn have from intelligent culture backed by abund abundant abUtldonnt abujudmutt ¬
ant capital capitalThe cn pita1 pita1TIlt
The rl 1 fruit rate per 100 pounds from California Californiato i ito
to London and other European J uropenn ports announced nrmounce HO HOgleefully HO1tfllly soglefuhly I
gleefully by h the San Francisco l papers as having huving1Kn
Been secured turns out to be untrue No such rate ratehas raltohnH ratehas
has been granted rIUlhll by either of the great railway railwaysystems railwayHYlitml1Hthe railwaysystnisthin
HYlitml1Hthe systems the Santa n utn Fe l e and the Southern Pacific Pacificthat Pacificthat I Ithnt
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that reach Eastern connections An effort however howeverin how eve l
in being made to secure this figure to New York on onfruit OJemit onfruit
fruit intended for export But few California or ornngcs orIl11gl1i ornnges
nngcs reach European urnpenn markets but it is hoped that thatif I Iif
if the now arrangement is completed shipments shipmentswould 8bipmontwonltl shipmentswould
would gnjatly increase lwreuHe and prevent all fears of over overproduction ovorproduction overproduction ¬
production which appears to be the trouble just now nowon nowon
on tho Golden Coast Florida at least 4lws IIt has S no occa occasion OCCltHiCJlt ¬
sion to worry wOIr over this possibility formany for many yearn yearnto
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of course some jostling but it was all accepted in
the spirit of tho season The hint 1 gave last week
for 10 1 nOli Christmas preparation has already been beenneeptwl beentlm
neeptwl tlm it epttl One letter received r this week informs informsme
me that the making of several gifts has already been beenstarted beenHtnrtCll beenstarte1
started and that this mother is determined that as assoon IUIHOCJI
soon as they are finished she will put them away
until Christmas time and in the meanwhile she will willadd wHlHlltl willadd
add by purchase and by her handiwork to her col ¬
lection so that she will know all the year through
thatjill that all her dear ones and friends will have been
piovuled for in ample time timeAnother timeAnutlHr timeAnother
Another letter ll ttm tells me that the writer has two
presents finished fln thec1 The letter reads in part partWhile partVhile partWhile
While looking over an illustrated Now York
paper I carne across some excellent black and white
reproductions of handsome cats and beautiful logs
Now I had only shortly before finished reading
your talk about your Ollr Aunt Hannah in THE SON
of Jf Deiember 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 w th
Christmas presents So up I jumped and procured
my scissors and at once carefully cut out the pictures
Ihen I quickly found some green and also some red
cardboard and with the aid of paste I had two hand ¬
some panel pictures completed comple d within a halfhours
time timeII
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method and uxr
wrappetf wrap
up each panel carefully and put > ut it in a pretty box
around which w1I ch I placed a wrapper with the name
of each Itch friend on each box hoxVhr box1Viiy
Why T think it is just fine this idea and I
am going oill to work and commence to embroider a
cushion design 1yc 1 e decided to buy I certainly will
not find it dillicult to hide my gifts away for a whole
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