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BS38Sn i'TAMPA- Excluslve Advert.! IN FLORIDA A. P. JORDAN AND SON Publish PUBLISHED THURSDAY AKlERHOON. Marian Avenue, PuntaGorda, Florida. P30NK 17 Both Local adLon(DlttiM Entered attha Ifcinta Gorda Poitoflicaaf second ' data matter, 8tMortptlon Rates Ona yeaMujo; tlx mos Jjcents; thraa months, go cents. Adrertlalns; Kate Space rates depend great ly on position In the paper and will be farri ished on application. Local notices, tocents par line each Insertion. Legal advertise rnsnts will be published only at rates pre acribad bv law ftmlttanca should be made by check.postal note, money order orregisteredletter; land , ' acentstamps will bereceWedln paymentof mallamonnts THIS PAPER REPRESENTED FOR FOREIGN ADVERTISING BY THE , GENERAL OFFICES NEW YORK AND CHICAGO BRANCHES IN ALL THE PRINCIPAL CITIES THURSDAY, MAY'i5, 1913 Mother's Day Of the editorials published in . the Florida- papers upon "Moth er's Day," the best was easily that tli Tampa Tribune written by 22. D. Lambright. It is worthy wof reproduction and i9 as follows: "This is mother's Day and eve "ry man and vfoman of us ought to pay a tribute of love and respect to MOTHER-liying, of heartfelt thankfulness that her loving influ ence is still with us and about us; dead, of tender reverence for her blessed memory. "If she is with you, bestow up on her the personal expression of vour love and esteem, the kiss of son or daughter that makes glad her devoted heart, and irradiates her being with the consciousness that, in giving to the world a re spected '' progeny, she has not lived in vain. "If she is living but not with .you, write to her, that she may feel the com fort of your undying love and know that amid what ever cares and responsibilities your lot may be cast, you turn to ' her as the first and purest object of your affection, the kindly guide of your earliest footsteps, the source and inspiration of your first lessons of life. "If she is sleeping under the Maytime skie3 where you may visit her last resting place, go here on this day, dedicated to her memory,' and above her dust con secrate yourself anew to the good ty aims she pointed out to you; if heir grave is where you cannot reach it, commission some one. to place upon ita fresh floral offering expressive of your reverence for her memory and in partial ac knowledgement of the debt which all of us owe and which none of us can ever pay the obligation imposed upon us by a mother's care and devotion. . : "And, wherever you are, wear today the white . carnation that speaks the spirit of the spirit of the octasiou a pure white flower that symbolizeV the one love that is altogether spotless and unmixed with guile. To Enlist Support We have in the English lan guage many maxims to teach u? the value of persistence and to show us how far-reaching the in fluence that some of our acts may have. Yet when we would under take to accomplish a worthy ob ject we are apt to feel discouragec at the thought that perhaps we shall not be able to complete the undertaking or probably the in difference of some who would be benefitted dampens our spirits. There are some things we ought all to do, not through hope of re ward but because of principle. Some things each of us is specially qualified to do, and for that rea son alone' we ought to do them, Indifference to a worthy move ment is often .due to a lack of knowledge regarding its object, and therefore every important project should be preceded by a campaign of education. Sometimes a little educating of this kind will enlist the strongest support from persons who before were indiffer ent or hostile. v Jfersonal feelings frequently cause opposition to movements; such as those started by persons against whom others hold private grudges. But generally all enter prising citizens will lend their sup port and cooperation iu any worthy movement the merits and purpose of which they fully under stand and appreciate. At the same time, in an effort to enlist general support of a movement, those t failing to lend their co-operation should not be too harshly criticised; find out their reasons and point out where in they are wrong, for by thus acting the part of reason the op position ran tie won over, other wise it would be strengthened. Everyone, therefore, who as pires to leadership in any causo or who is ambitious to promote any community movement must re cognize that his first work'is edu cative he must first help people to an understanding of his purpose before he can expectbem to lend heir support in bringing about its accomplishment. This kind of foresight has characterized all great leaders of men and is a qual ity that is indispensible to the successful peomotion of any move ment. ' ... per and nerves. "Remember the happy hours and the successes, forget the sad ones and the failures as the gold seeker clings to the nuggets and casts away the dirt." Quit Worrying "Some people have the happy faculty of rising victorious over the troubles of life. Though they may not loom large in the world's history they are the world's true conquerors," says an exchange. "Some are naturally gifted with a happier and more cheerful tem perament than others. , It is merely a matter of habit. "The man who lives his life cheerfully, without complaint, ris es steadily in the scale of happi ness and strength, while the grumbler slips a notch downward each day. "Some worry so much over the everyday trifles that when a really big trouble comes alonjr they have not enough 'reserve force left to meet it. . "Most of us are too much given to worry. And most of our wor ries are without real reason. Nine tenths of the things we 'worry about are either over and done with or in the future and never come. "Life is short; so lets make it as cheerful as possible. "Trouble is bad enough without carrying the worries and ill-feelings of one da over to " the next, without permitting them to be a constant wear and tear on the tem- Uve Within Your Means "So many people have a very great fault. Thoy never lay up anything for a rainy day. The time comes when they cannot work and then they really suffer for the necessities of life. The people who have been wiser than they come in for a great deal of abuse because they are able to have some of the luxuries of life. Almost every one is able to make money, but few are able to 6ave any money for the rainy day. They do not seem to realize the value of a dollar and it slips through their fingers by the time it gets into their bands. The way to have a dollar is to save it. Some teachers asked Mr. Rockefeller why it was that he had so many houses in which to live while they had to live in a flat, i His significant reply was, "Save your pennies." There was a time when Rockefeller saved his pen nies. He did not hunt a slot ma chine to get rid of despised pen nies, but on the other hand he sav ed them and thereby got some money to lay up for the rainy day. The day laborers so often think it is not worth while to save any money, and they run immediately after pay day to some gambling place where they can safely de posit their earnings for safe-keep ing. Unfortunately the laborer does not have a check book on the gambler's bank. The strange thing about the la borer is the fact that he never seems to realizo who is to blame for his condition. He blames the capitalist because the capitalist has laid up a competence, while he has thrown away his living in some UK-gal business. It never occurs to him that he is to blame himself. Such people are foolish enough to keep in authority the people who make it possible for them to throw away their money at theT gamblers table. What is the gamblers gain is some one else's oss. He never loses while those who gamble with him stand few chances to win. Save your money and quit going to the places that bid for your money without offering you value received for it. Or rather ,we should say, "Quit going to places where you have an opportunity to throw away your money." If you follow out thee instructions, you will be living within your means. Every factory should have reg ular lecturers whose business it should be to instruct the people along this line. The people need so be educated away from . the abominable habit of living beyond their means. Key West Journal. HOME OF QUALITY GROCERIES Tuesday's Tampa Tribune car ried a special illustrated magazine section exploiting the resources and advantages of Lake county. Twelve pages were giyen up to this, containing many half-tone views of attractive scence, also in teresting write-ups on the various towns and industries of that coun ty, which will reap great benefit from the publicity thus given. One of the officials of a large manufacturing concern, whose po sition in the industrial world en ables him to speak as one who kuows, says of the country pub lisher: "lie leads the efforts for the development of his communi tv: sacrifices most to nnblic SDirifc. and where fate is kindest is . the most entemrisinsr and Drosressive in the use of his money." . ' WE ARE ALWAYS AT YOUR BECK I COMMAND FOR Edible Eatables The Quality Kind. Remember This When The Pangs of Hnnger Assail You! I RRJMM J FIHE LID FOR SALE Choice Town Lots, Grapefruit, Orange, Trucking and Pineapple Lands a Specialty. Land handled strictly on commission. No options laken. List your land with me, S C I TDADI IC Smith Building . r. U. I rADUl Punta Gorda, Fla We are Prepared To Do Good Plowing, Horrowing and Mowing All T7'..' W-l. 11 J t TT-..V tT . aii i'ttiiu uuv. ah jviuus ui xiauiing. we nave several hundred loads of road material and are prepared to put down good clay roads. We aiso have a supply of charcoal and stove wood. CROSLAND & BROWN a Punta Gorda Ice Co. J.N.SIKES,LocalMgr. Punta Gorda, Florida ICE AND DISTILLED WATER COLD STORAGE FACILITIES . Local Retail Department in Charge of Clayton L. Porter. Wholesale orders handled direct and given prompt attention! Prices quoted on application. HbHbHHbbM ! Irrigate Your Land It Means Sure Crops and More Profit. I am prepared to drill 2 to 8 inch wells at lowest prices and will guarantee ' , ftovvl"g water. Let me figure with you CLAYTON L. PORTER.