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ttot t Hartsuff ef f the he United UBitednpI8r Unitedregular
gt a regular army with 8 or 10 soldie sol ISOIWU eolWaa
die was UI n a tour of inspection iD ou ouU ontM outhe
tM U borders den of the Big HI < < Cyrese near neartha neartJIe nearthe
the ptaM called Camp Rogers and out outof eutof outof
of thTokotowacoochee Okolowacooc1 ee He had gone goneas
as a fir or east as Blfflestown BlWe town bat found ou icllt iclltabQcJo itmooned It Itabftftdoaed
mooned abQcJo ed by the Indians with evi evidan evidctllat evidew
dew dan dctllat tbat something ao thiD < < must be wrong wrongwhareopoa WIOI1KJwireapoca wrongG
G whareopoa be aboutfaced and traveled traveledback trave travelediback d dbclc
back several al miles mil and struck camp for fortbe fortile forhe
tile night having one or two sixmule sixmuleteams sixmulewith six mule muleteaaua
teams with hit him The camp was in an anopen anpralie anopen
open praMe with only loaters of cabbage cabbagepajrand cabbBKecypre cabbagepajsl
pajrand pajsl cypress ponds Everything Everythingeeed EYe Every thing thingiUlet thingquiet
> eeed iUlet < quiet during du the night and in into InJrly inthep
thep to early rlymorninghaving morning h having vlng bad ha hadbreakfast hadbreakfastwbI break breakfut breakfutw fast fastrhftitbe
w wbI rhftitbe o the teamsters were harnessing harnessingtb
tb UN mutes mw the attack was made Dur
i i fe iltithf tine night the Indiana had advanc advancas ed j ju
1 as sear we cam camp as they the dared to towith towithout towithdawned with withloot
loot out discovery tU ooeiy but but t as daylight dawni dawne dawnefully < 1 1I
I fully ftllyUke full dike < like a clap of thunder from fromcles i idej I IcJe
dej > sky 60 or 60 Indians opened op ned fl flon fin finon fireon re
on them It is needless to say thaiconfusion that thatamtuaIon thatMort t
confusion and consternation ruled am amthe and andthe d
the wonder is that any esaaped e eeoapedw aped Lieu Lieutenant Lloutenant ean eanthe
w tenant Hartsuff was wasln in his tent in inwhich intt inttwhich InUJwhich to
which the Indians poured a heavy fin finrusbtog fireruaki1g fi firuabkig re
rusbtog madly mkdl into the camp Hartsufl Hartsuflhad Hartaufhad Hartauhad ff
had one or two of Colts eighttach elght inch reolveei re revolver9 real
volver9 al which he had ready Although Althoughwounded Allboughwounded Althoughwounded
wounded in two places as the Indians Indiansruabed Indiansruaked Indianruahed s
ruabed into the camp he began pouring pouringlead pouringlead
lead 1 into their yellow yellowhidee hides that seem seemto seemed seemedto
to quell their desperation and they theybacked theybcJtd theybacked
backed away from the tent tentbirn permitting permittingMm
Mm to escape e through the rear and andreaeh andredh andreach
reach p nearby cypress pond also two twosoldiers twolG twosoldiers
soldiers lG ra escaped esca in a contrary contra r direction directionaadgucceeded directionucceeded directionasdsucceeded
aadgucceeded ucceeded in reaching Fort Myerssome Myers MyersSOB Myers1IOIq8
SOB some 40 or 50 miles mil away but sawHartauff saw sawHartauff sawButauff
Hartauff bobbling off to the cypress cypresspoae cyprelpotIfI cypresswhere
poae where he remained without withoUtood withoUtoodor food foodor
r or attention t tloo until relief arrived three or otfeat orleur ortout
feat days later The garrison g rrlson at Fort FortMyers FortM FortMyers
Myers M dispatched a relief squad immidSately immediately im immediately ¬
mediately upon the report of the two twosoldiers twoaokiena twosokUers
soldiers that th t escaped 8IC They camped campedfer
fer the night at Fort Simon Drum Drumaboit Dromabolt Drumabout
about four or five miles mil from the place placeof
of wwasmcre 1MU8 and at guard mount the thefottewing thefoUe1rioc thefollowing
following morning Hartsuff Hart utf heard the thedrum thedrwo thedrum
drum and discharged dI two chambers of ofhis ofde oflain
his revolver The relief party heard heardtb beardtJiQ heardthan
tb than and I continued their march mar h and andwben andw andwk
wben w wk ect nearer Harteuff repeated the sig signal Bigt sigMl ¬
nal which brought ht relief to fils side so somuSfa 80m somini
mini m t needed need 4 and on which his hillife life de deed deHe deHe ¬
ed He was a man of fine millrearing mill milibearing millbearing
bearing and so recovered that he hegiven heliven hegiven
given a squad of wagons ns where he hed hevaluable hevaluable
d valuable services later laterv laterthe laterthe
the arrival of the relief
v fvu corps corpsthe corpstbfI corpsthe
the map sjj IP p showed that a terrible atM struggle atMQ ¬
gle k imsued Q d between the soldiers and In Inaant InBome IndjaI
djaI aant Some ome of their clothing were wereto woroto woremt1
mt1 to shreds and evidences of a terle ter teri teratruRle
i struggle le to avoid capture or sur surisr surr aurAs
isr r As to the damages da ee done the thewe thed thewe
d we never knew kne out ut probably probablyts probablytlartanfls
tlartanfls Arl J ts good aim all1put put some of them them4fT themfr themOff
Off fr the war path pathcall We e cannot now rel1 rer1 re resoldiers ¬
call WB > CA l1 jfco ffffVf number 4fc of W soldiers massacredOnly massacred nwaacredOl mmmmurmrm mmmmurmrmOnly
Ol Only three of the party escaped The TheIndium TheI TheIndhs
Indium I killed the mules and burned the theThis thew thewas
This was u the beginning of the Semi Seminole Seminole Seminole
nole Indian war of 185057 closing inearlyspring in inearly Inearly
early earlyspring spring of 1858 There are manythrilling many manythrilling manythrlllini
thrilling incidents associated with thatwar that thatwar thatw
war w no where to be found in Florida Floridahistory Floridahistory Floridahlstlry
history p and soon the last survivor of ofthat atthat ofthat
that war will have answered the last lastrollcah lastrollcatt lastrollcall
rollcah rollcattWhlddbn rollcallWhiddbn rollcahWhidden
Whidden Payne conducted a store
12 miles below Fort Moade at thel the themouth themouth
l mouth of Paynes creek at Chokonicla Chokoniclafor
for the late firm of Kennedy Darling Darlingof
f of Tampa This store was exclusively exclusivelyfor eX exclusively exclusivelyfor luBlvely I
for the the1ndian Indian trade There were fiveor five fiveor fivoar
or six young bucks who were of thebaser the thebaser theba8
baser ba8 r sort and d seditious roaming and andskulking andkuIklng andskulking
skulking around they theybad had all the U e day daybee daybeea daybeen
bee camped cam near the store doing some sometrading sometracInir sometza
trading tza ng One William McCullough who whohad whobadtJi whobad
had badtJi the rough and tumble fight ffg ht with withthe withthe withthe
the Indian lathe in the battle battlenearTillis near Tiuis TiIllat with withwife withwife withwife
wife and Infant lived with Whidden WhiddenPayi WhluaenPay Whid en enPayfle
Pay Hie wife suspected something somethingrwrag somethingOnd
rwrag and bad h an early supper 8Up to avoidray avoid avoidaay avoidYltl
ray Yltl fctftbki bJe alter dark but while whIJeat at t thefable the theCable thefable
fable the Indiana sneaked up and andHre andt andAre
Are killing t ng both Whidden and andi
I i k ray P u 1 if Woe J JCeCullough uuough sprang pmn for his gun gunebadoor guni guncjV
i cjV < < ebadoor door in A rack ordering the thoi theHt
c i te away away His wife tried to shut shuti abutbut
i jtor t but be pushed hsr m r out follow followbo
i t bo both with infant made their theirbrSoVe theirJarl4 theirstage
brSoVe Jarl4 e across tha creek a few fewi fewsway fewaway
i stage yardrt sway The Indians Ind1 na re reItUowed resad
sad 1 fallowed f iUow firiag ftrl g again and andetfth andeeth
d etfth i b nlfchtly 1i lltJlln in one thigh thighcrossed U thighc2Osaed c ccrced
crossed the bridge and as the thaJfi theturn thea
Jfi a turn they were kidden idden f from fromr4ha fromtM ttom ttomi
i r4ha buebes bu abes e8 when thAI secreted secretedfat ecretediii
ae fat a ravine The Indians Indiansi
i In parsuit It and not seeing seeingreturned MeIDlreturned aeingrwltunaed
returned to the store andIt and andt andIt
t it MeCallongb Mccullougbwith with hischargo hischargci hischargoJttrenf bla wJc wJcJIt
se Jttrenf JIt i h the woods W cdlin hi ft bee lino linoAlaia linoA o ofe
fe Alaia A settlements 30 milesawra miles milestJi mitesb
awra l tJi b th wounded ed without t food andas and andy andto
as y to carry taking t ftl > > them three threerUsyttto threev
v f rUsyttto V i to make e O1 O1Jitii the Jitii JitiitItt trip
J idcitf > Ui tItt tatHr atb rot rotwaaiVvter oL o Xvvine liB liBI
vine waaiVvter I I IrM MYifag MYifagfesar
fesar mew rM id I + teedej onn onr onnfR on
+ n + I II Io IfI
fI nfR
den creek The Indians went lilt lilttIMn ea upthese up upthere
there sad ired only oo one e abet from the theUBt the1JfJ1 thejun
jTffte jun 1JfJ1 UBt le at VnlAA Whiddeas Whid ea T a 1101I SOB woaftdSaghisa woaftdSaghisaslightly wfluadisg a i rKanr ILtiM Ida IdasbClitIy hlaasi
slightly si kUy ia h one thigh t with t no farther fartherjiWtetoMolMttittfaaily f furtherKarls ither ither4tleda
jiWtetoMolMttittfaaily 4tleda to e MOeIttAe wolt the fasaily 11 Wb4dden Wb4ddenwith W lfldddenidt IddeR IddeRfh
with fh his family went to UM Abifia AbifiaFrom AI AkfaFrom fia fiaFrom
From this point OInt t the Indians IndiaMeeded proceeded proceededto proceededibeedwaters eeded eededto
to the thetookalad ibeedwaters headwaters of of t the HUJsborough HUJsboroughand Hwl u bar Ogh
and tookalad Withlacoocbee rivers rlv where they theytook theytook
took a lad that bad been sect sent on an er errand erDDd erraid ¬
rand randplatted by Mr Jake Sumner vibe wbeed they
Imaged ed to ft stooping I ptne sftppne sftppneplatted P W Wplatted
platted plattedhaged hagedthe the the bo boys boy suspenders u Pinderil penderaupon in i in the thehorses tfiehorsel we wehorses
horses foretop and nd by this thispendera upon the re return retum return ¬
turn of the horse Mr Sumner suepected sue suspected 808pected ¬
pected foul play which put him on his bisguard hie1Uard hisguard
guard This closed the depredations depredationsbut tion tionbut
but the whole country was wudilturbed disturbed formonths for formonths formontb
months however all this mischief was wasperpetrated waaperpetrated wasperpetrated
perpetrated without the knowledge or orauthority orauthority orauthority
authority of the other Indians The TheUnited TheUnftcd TheUnited
United States authorities demanded demandedthat
that thoeeoutlaws these outlaws be delivered to them themwhich thomwhich themwhich
which was complied with except onewho one onewho onewho
who refused to surrender and they the thekilled thekilled
killed him bringing In one of his hands handsto hands handsto bandsto
to prove rove good faith ait the others werejailed were werejailed werejailed
jailedleir jailed leir in Tampa where they made madeto ropes ropesof
of their blankets lanketts and andwhere hanged themselves themselvesto themselvesmade
to a joist overhead Thus began and andthus andthtlJil andthus
thus ended the th troubles 111 In n 1MB
In 1857 i 57 while Rogers ersb ere i > battalion ti on wa waycamped wacamped walcam
camped cam at Camp Rogers about twmiles tw twmiles tWmll <
miles mll from the field of BiiHog gardei gardeion n
on the bordcS of the Big Cypress CypressCaptain l lCaptain
Captain Stephens of often ten sent part of th thhorses thtr
horses r 8fJ to the garden to graze crt umiallj umialljwith wmallwIth usual y
with a guard At one time however howeverwhile b howeverwhile wever weverwhile
while the guard ard was at camp for din dinner dint
t ner the Indians slipped in and kilta kiltaevery km kmevery killl ° d
every horse but one which they too tool toolabout tookaboUt k
about t ten n miles in a contrary direction directiorfrom directionfrom directiofrom n
from their town losing IOI the horsewhich horse horsewhich horsewhich
which returned to camp This his was don donto doneto e <
to impress the soldiers that their cam camwas camp campwas camwas p
was in that direction but Captain S Sphone Ste Stephens Stephens
phens was not to be fooled and sworfor swore sworefor sworetor e
for revenge reVt nge He took about forty oi oihis 01his o ohis f
his men and plunged into the Big Cy Cypress Cyprou Cyprose ¬
press after going 30 or 40 miles mil ih ihthat mtc mtcthat lotethat to
that noted jungle he Game to a aabandoned ar arabandoned a1bandoned n
abandoned ab andonedstopped town As usual the thestopped thoy thoystopptd y
stopped for a rest r t and the men were werebumming worebummi wa wabumming re
bumming bummi around to satisfy their curloslty curl curiosity curlOIlty ¬
osity when like a clap of thunder 6 o 01 or i +
8 Indians opened fire Captain Stephens Ste Stephens Stephens ¬
phens yelled yell d to fall in fall fall in andgot and andgot andgot
got his men iuto line but no one hurt hurthe hurthe hurthe
he made a bee line for his camp goinfttwo going rainAtwo goingtwo
two or three miles mU he made a circuitand circuit circuiand circuitand
and secreted his men near his own trail traiand trailand trailand
and awaited results He had not long longto
to wait when three fine bucks came it itview in inview Inview
view following the he trail Stephens Ste tnI had hatordered hadordered hadordered
ordered his men to wait till he firedWhen fired firedWhen firedWhen
When square opposite he fired as did dkhis didbls didhis
his men two Indians I dlans were killed whileone while whileone whileoae
one mortally morta1JywoW1ded wounded ran square off offnot offDOt oftnot
not taking his ttaek t atk back Other In Indlarw IndiantJ Indians
dlarw heard the firing and came tolearn to toleam toleam
leam the trouble Stephens had held hekhis heldhis heldhis
his position and as the other Indian Indianscame Indiancame Indianacame
came upon their dead comrades halt haltand halted haltedand haltedand
and jabbering jabDe he opened fire and three threemore threemore threemore
more dropped drop in their tracks ThenCaptain Then ThenCaptain ThenCaptain
Captain Stephenit StephenRformed Stephens formed his men into intoline Intoline Intoline
line and marched back to camp consoling consol consoling consoling
ing himself with the achievement of five fivedead ftvedead fivedead
dead Indians m lieu of forty dead horseand horses horsesand bora boraand
and called it itsquare itsquareThen square squareThen squareThon
Then came Captain Stewarts turn turnIt tumIt turnkt
It bad been be n believed believed some time that thatere thattbere thatthere
there ere wore more Indians in the Okolo Okolowacoochee Okolowacooehee Okolowacoochee
wacoochee swamp than in the Big Cyrose Cy Cypress Cyprou ¬
press rose This swamp > lies south of old okFort oldItort
Fort Fort Keas and Fort Simon Drum Drumperhaps Drumperhaps Drumperhaps
perhaps 30 or 40 miles long and many manymiles manymOea manymiles
miles wide Captain Stewart with withabout withabout withabout
about 30 men started from Fort Keasand Keas Keasand Keuand
and went down the swamp toward thecoast the thecoast thocoast
coast The second day out they began beganto
to find signs of Indians Proceeding Proceedingdown Proceedingdown
down the run tor severs sever miles there was wasmore wumore wasmore
more sign and fresh So one morning morningbefore morningbeforo morningbefore
before leaving camp ordered his men mennot mennot mennot
not to talk above a whisper wkisporwhiio while march marching marching marching ¬
ing Th They y had not gone far before beforethey beforethey beforethey
they heard gentle pounding made by byan byan byan
an old Indian pounding the chaff fromrice from fromrice fromrice
rice in a mortar cut In in a liveoak log logHe logHe logHe
He with his men advanced slowly and andsilently aJidIlIentJy andsilently
silently soon getting in view of theirfields their theirfields theirftelds
fields and shacks and got within 20 feet feetof feetof feetof
of that old Indian before any were wereaware wereaware wereaware
aware of their presence making maki a rush rushthey n1shthey rushthey
they captured the old Indian with with many manysquaws manysquaws manysquaws
squaws and children who wore lying lyingaround lyingAfOund lyingaround
around here arid there sono sonoasleep soneasleep sonoasleep
asleep One boy about 15 years old ranand ran ranand ranand
and they they shot him Just about the time timethey timethey timethey
they were w re ready to start et rt with theirprisoners their theirprisoners theirpri
prisoners pri oners one of ofBilley Billey Fowlogs Bowlegs mar married married married ¬
ried neices walked into the theoponlngnoar theoponlngnoarthem opening near nearthem nearthem
them with an infant in her arms not notknowing notknowing notknowing
knowing that the were there till t ll too late lateto lateto l lTyre
to retreat retreatThere retteatTh
There Th le was a neighboring town half halfamUe halfatnUe ballalniie
amUe away mthat that Stewart knew nothing noth nothing nothloe ¬
ing of till the the old Indian told him Had Hadhe Hadhe Hadbe
he gone bait a mile farther he would wouldhave wouldbave wouldhave
have caught Bell ell We accompanied aocomparJlcdcoat a ascout
scout later lat t to the place but it was wasabwioBodL w wabm4Io waw wawaban4oocx
abwioBodL abm4Io od though tb thqu ugh h from rom the number of ofsbsetts ofali ofshacks
shacks ali cb we wo wotkftay Wosld l I 11 the old Indian Indluaa Indluaamt was wasrkt wast
rkt t ItwM It 11 Bowlega headquarter headquarterwhere headquarterswhere uarten uartenhe
= where Mttad he u4 many warriors render rendervood rendezThe renderv
vood voodThe v
The The old Indian was mad from his cap capture cptore capture ¬
ture till be killed himself by eating eatingbroken eatingbroken eatingbroken
broken grkss gr purposely VU Iy Captain Stew Stewart Stewart Stewart ¬
art got about a dozen d zen inclusive in that thathad thathsuJ thathaul
had In this Okolowaccoehee swamp is isthe iathe isthe
the largest eet and the tallest trees and theonly the theonly theonl1
only place where grows rows W a specie ofpalm of ofpalm ofpalm
palm in the United States It is about
4 or 5 inches 1n < b4I in diameter and grows 8 to toft toa toa
a height b rc t of 076 75 or 100 feet with rib the thfpaJm thepalal thapatti
patti prteisely y en the order o of our ouroom ouroomM com com6n
6n caSbaga palou thel IkBowReUbertbe IkBowReUbertbeleeaJ I k aeltber urn urnleeal the theI
leeaJ er MksltaTiMme I name felt tfciak tlti they th theyV 1
lVihPL V I V T R
tm the therlrat rlrat int ky auf y ef e f Uw First Mtitk MtitkSkalt KtkSUit MeathShalt
SUit These T Set ty V t t1i11 Tahoe Taferwtele Taiteaacll Tahoeaacle
wtele Ixe h Ixed114 Ixed114By IM IMBy U4By
By Rc RerItIt t of Lady Frtarf1 FrleedlAnd Frtarf1And JrIeK1ADd
And why was this period na ebosen forthe for ferthe forthe
the erection God has always reasons reasonsfor reuonafor reasonsfor
for his conducts conducUJ but be does not al always always always ¬
ways u give v accounts of any y of his hismatters hi himatten hismatters
matters We may make two remarks remarkshere remarkshere remarkshere
here c lit Things that are tHe same sameto lameto sameto
to God are not the theme same to us Our Ourgoodness Ourgoodne Ourgoodness
goodness e extendeth not to Him relig religion religion religIon ¬
ion regards the exigencies of man and andwhen andwhen andwhen
when these are subserved its provisions provisionswill provl ion ionwill
will be needless n edll 8 All laces plao are alike aliketo
to God yet we never feel flln feat in a common commondwelling commondwelling commondwelling
dwelling the solemnity that seizes else us In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the sanctuary The first day dayof of the theyear theyear theyear
year was no more to God than anyother any anyother anyother
other but it would render the service servicemore servicemore rvlae rvlaemorefmpre
more morefmpre impressive lve to the J people > 2d It Itis Itla Itis
is well to begin the New Year with withsome with80m withsome
some good work and to commence commenceserving COJDmoocesorving commenceserving
serving God in a new manner
Have we no tabernacble to set up this thisfirst thllfint
first day of the first month monthLet monthLet 7 7Let
Let us begin the year with solemn solemnreflection fJOlemnrellectlon solemnreflection
reflection and say y with Job When a afew afew afew
few years are come I shall go o the way waywhence waywhence
whence I shall not return Let me methink methink methink
think of this and feel tho importance of ofthe ofi ofthe
i the sentiment Yes in a little while I Idhall Idhall
dhall be no more seen How where whereshall wherehall
shall I be disposed of 7 The reasons reasonswill
I will return as before but the place th that thtno thatnow < tt ttnow
now no know me will know me no more moreforever
t foev forever r Will this be a curse T or orblessing a aI
I bleSiln blessing 7 If 1 die in my sins I shall re return return return ¬
turn no More l ore to my possessions poase loos and on onoymcnta onjoymenunto
joymenunto oymcnta to the call of mercy to the thethrone thethrone
throne of grace g ace to the house of prayer prayerf
If f I die in toe ta o Lord I shall return no nomore noI
I more to this vain v in and wicked world to tothe totheachtng
theachtng theachinghead the aching heao tothiathrobbiag to this tblsthrobbl throbbing heart heartto hearti
to these temptations and troubles and andsorrows ana anaI
I sorrows and sins Let Lotusbegintheyear Lotusbegintheyearwith us begin the year yearwith yoarwith
with selfinspection self inspecth n and say with the thechief thechief
chief butler I do d remember remennbermy my m faults faultshfa faultlI faultsthisday
this thisday day We are prone to think hiof n of the thefailings thefailings thefailings
failings of others and often imagine imaginebecause Imaginebecauae imaginebecause
I because we are fret from their faults faultsthat faultsthat faultsthat
that we are faultnws But we may
have other faults wo w may have worse worseand worsoand worseand
and while a mote is 8 in our brothers eye eyea eyea
a beam may be in our own wn Let us be beopen beo beopen
open o n to conviction Lei us deal faith faithfully faithfully faithfully ¬
fully with our own hearts hear Let us not notcompare notcom notcompare
compare com ro ourselves with others o ber and es especially especially especially ¬
pecially the more vile of our fellow fellowcreatures fillowcreatures fellowcreatures
creatures but with out advantagee Advanta Advantages fdvantagcs ¬
gee with our knowied knowledge Imow s with withour withour withour
our professions profe ons with the Uw of God GodLet GQdLet GodLet
Let us begin the year with a ietermiaation letermi letermisation ietermlRation
Ration to abandon whatever appears appearssinful wppeassinful PPfNUSIlnful
sinful and any with Elihu If 1 I have havedone havedone havedone
done iniquity I wiH do no more Let Letthe Letthe Letthe
the evil course or the evil passions paaikmsplead pu1ionspl passionsplead
plead pl ad in vain Begin the new tear tearwith fearwith earwith
with pious and personal dedication ud udsay mdsay aidsay
say with David Lord I am thin thinesave thinlave thhiesave
save me Yield yourselves youn lv to GcdHe Gcd GcdHe GcdHe
He has infinite claims c1 ima on you You Youwill Yuuwill Youwill
will never be truly your own till ycu ycuare ytuare ycuare
are his Begin the year with a relative relativereligion relativereligion e ereligion
religion If the worship of God has hainever hasnever hatnever
never been established in your fami famiK family >
11 commence it now and say will willtflhua witllJo withJoshua
K Jo Joshua tflhua As for me and my house w wwill we wewill wtwill <
will serve the Lord A family with without withoat without
out prayer is like a house without a aroof aroof aroof
roof It is uncovered and exposed and andwe andwe andwe
we know who has threatened to pour pourout pourout pourouthis
out outhis his fury upon the families that call callnot callnot callnot
not upon his name Begin the year with withthe withthe withthe
the determination to be useful and ask askwith ukwith askwith
with Saul ot Tarsus Lord what will willThou willThou willThou
Thou have me to do 1 Let me look at atmy atmy atmy
my resources my opportunities and amiask andask andask
ask How can I gronfy God and ana pro promote promote promote ¬
mote the welfare cf my follow crvat ereaturee crvatures crUtlturo
ures Have I no irreligious neighbors neighborsto
to reclaim Are there no poor to re relieve relieve rehove ¬
lieve No widows and fatherless to tovisit tovisit tovisit
visit begin the year with more con conduct conduct conduct ¬
duct in the arrangement of your af offairs affairs affairs ¬
fairs and according as the duty dutyof of every
day requires It will add much to your yourcomfort yourcomCort yourcomfort
comfort to be rogotar in your yourdevotlon yourdevotlonIn devotions devotionsEn
In your meals and your piety will be boaided beaided beaided
aided by it Haye a place for every everything everything everything ¬
thing an end to simplify it a rule ruleto ruloto ruleto
to arrange it It Leave nothK not for the themorrow themorrow themorrow
morrow that ought to be discharged d disc ed to today today today ¬
day dayrinally finally inally time timethis this short this uncertain uncer uncertain uncertain ¬
tain this allimportant allim ortanl time tlmeu tlmeuevery timeupon timeuponevery upon uponevery
every instance of which eternity de depends dependI dopanda ¬
panda will not allow of our trifling triflingaway trl triflingaway lng lngaWIY
away any of its moments Resolve to
are the royal or silver palm Captain CaptainBill
Bill Kendrick the late king n cracker r of ofall ofall ofall
all Florida was along and I heard him himsay himIY himlay
say later that the specie o there grows WIJ inno In Inno h hno
no ether place in the United States StatesThey HtateLThey StatesThey
They are beauties = tiei and I would like to tohave tehI tohone
have hI a few plants We traveled 2 or 8 8days aday 8days
days in this tJ jungle some IOmttUrnes times sirciiteu sir sircuiteus 1 1Cuiteu8
cuiteus ciiteu without getting through this thistall thiltaU thistall
tall and ana thick overgrowth with another anotherspecie anotherspecie
specie 1 le of growth growth < < that I have never seen seenn teenIn seenin
In n Florida except in the swamp border borderng bordering bordersng
ing ng Arbttckle Arbic cle Lake L ke on ontheSoutha the South SouUia kind kindor kindof kindof
of vine partaking of a tree and encir encircles encircles encirGlee ¬
cles large trees for its support with a amilky amilky amilky
milky substance flowing from the pores poreswhen poreswhen poreswhen
when cut cutThe catThe cutTh
The Th noted Deep Lake whore a aChicago aChOI aChicago
ChOI Chicago < < 9 man has put in a large rre grove groveBswt etoveDUIIt grovesnort
snort be some 80 ae e where near the lower Jowerhard liwerbonds lowertocder
bonds hard of l this big swanp iwUl Known Dewit as asOfeelowaeeocbee uOkeJowaoeooMt aaOkebMeookee
redeem it GatBfrip Ga Ip the thethat fragmente fragmentethat
that nothing b he iok SspeofeUy U1 y NIne NIneit
it from aeedless Meed sleep sad if yeubava yeubavaaocuetomed yeti have ltavaacu haveaccustomed
accustomed aacu tomtd yourself 0UlH1f to tbeahanefttliii tbeahanefttliiidulgtnott tltelhalHfllllBduJ thealhassetaliadulgence
dulgtnott duJ ae of lyi Mm feU fa rill begin tb tbnew to tonew thenew
new year x with wi the habit of early earlylWDr risinr
by which you will prenote your health healthend healtht Itb Itbc
t end c nd t improvement of every kuri and
live much longer than others to thesame the thesame towne
same number of f days and say sa with withDavW withDaIW withDavid
David My M voice shait Ih It Thou bears htwrfnthe ti ar In Inthe
the m r morning rning 0 Lord in the moraiwr moralrgwill moraiwrwin monaiRKwm
win I direct nw prayer to Thee and ftd will
look lookup up II And if I Frayer this be your determi determination dettHmiMtlon detbrrinlnation ¬
nation the season will be the date of ofhappiness oflov ofour
lov our happiness God himself says saysthis saysFrom ays aysFrom
From this day I will bless bl the I
State of fFl t fieri fieriWlt Florida FloridaWR fUa fUaTh
Wlt Th The question gtre Uon of immigra immigration ¬
tion is of vital v tale interest to the South Southwhere SoUthwhere Southwhere
where millions of fertile acres are aT aFeto re ready
to give ve forth abundant harvests to I Ithrifty
thrifty thrifty tbrif toilers tol from less favored bade landsoffering badeoffering Iudoffering
offering to such a real rea Land ef Prom ¬
ise weCo weCothe the rieh blessings ble lng ot which they
and their loved ones on may enjoy during du dutheir
their span of life and then hand ha d do doas down downas I
as a legacy to their children and andWHBKEAS andWHBItEAI andWtraR
WHBKEAS WtraR The Legislatures of seve several aeveral savral e ¬
ral of our Southern States Stat realizing realiziNrthe read readthe
the pressing need of bringing into their theirborders theirborders the theborders r
borders immigrants 6f f a desirable class classin Cll CllIn
in order that the rich agricultural lcultural min mineral mineraI minoral ¬
oral industrial and other resources of ofour ofQur o oour f
our incomparable land may be developed developedto
to their bountiful capacity u clty have en enacted enacted enacted ¬
acted laws and appropriated apPr < > pllate < i money for forthe forthe fo fothe r
the purpose pu of aiding and promoting promotinimmigration g
immigration and andWHERKAS andWHEftKAl andWHeitaAs
WHERKAS The need of the th better betterclass betterclu betteclass r
class of immigration Imhl tlon is by no means meansconfined meansconftned meansconfined
confined to agricultural mineral mlR ral and andother andothor andother
other rural localities but is I squallgreat equally equallygreat equallygreat
great in our fastgrowing cities an antowns and andtowns andtowns
towns where the call for skilled and andbrawny andbra andbrawny
brawny bra wny artisans is I ever on the increase increaseand
and in many instances unanswered unansweredand
and andWHEREAS
WHEREAS s The need of skilled work workman workman workman ¬
man to lend assistance in our grand era eraof eraof eraof
of upbuilding < < is no less recognized rec lnd by
labor than by capita both of which whichare
are justly and sensibly senalbl opposed to the theimportation theimportation theimportation
importation of immigrants of audh IU h character char character character ¬
acter that they could never measure up u uto
to the standard of true American citi cititenship clUunship eitip eitiprrenahip
unship Therefore ThereforeI I II
I Napoleon B Broward Governor ofthe of ofthe I
the State of f Florida do hereby call callupon aallupon callupon
upon the Governors of oil all the Southern SouthernStates SouthernStlltea SouthernStates
States to attend in person and appoint appointten
ten delegates from eaok State tote to at attend attend attend ¬
tend a Convention to be hsldin held hekljntheCity hekljntheCityof In the City Cityof
of Tampa Tam in the State of Florida r lor on onWednesday onWcCneld onWednesday
Wednesday WcCneld 1 the twelfth day of Febraary1S08 Febru February Febrtlrth ¬
ary ary1S08 1808 for rth rthImlnJlratlon thapurptM the el dfecoisiar dfecoisiarimmigration c cImmigration
immigration In every ry portaat i detail debfJi
I also urge upon the Governors of all allth at atth41 albthe
th the Southern States Stateethat that they issue IHUeinvitation an aninvitation aninvitation
invitation to the various varf commercial COI1Imerclalandlabor andlabor and andlabor
labor organizations of their severalStates several severalStiites let1Stutes
States requesting ueatlng each of them to send sendto
to said uldConvention Convention three delegates dleptosr d with withauthority withauthority withauthority
authority to participate in the delibera dellberstlons deliberations del bera beratlona ¬
tions thereof thereofI
I also cordially iavite and urgently urgentlyrequest urgentlyrequest
request the Immigration Im Uoa Commission Commissionpresent Coni Comaiaslonappointed UrEently UrEentlyrequest l lon lonapJXIlntM
appointed by the preat of the e Uni United Vnlted
ted State to InveaUgite the lubJect aubjecimmigration l limmlgrstlon
immigration In foreign lands to 11e 11epres be beresent
present pres resent nt at said Convention to relate relatetheir relatetheir
their their experiences ea give their conclusions conclu conclusions concl conclsian ¬
sions I and make such recommendations recommendationsu
u their investigations warrant warrantEach wsrrantEach warrantEach
Each commercial and labor organiza organization ¬
tion in the State of Florida is also al o cor cordially cokdially cordialq ¬
dially invited to send three delegates to toparticipate toparticipate toparticipato
participate in said Immigration ImmfkrationConven ImmfkrationConvention Conven Convention ¬
tion tionIn tionIn tionrIn
In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto here hereunto heneunto ¬
unto sot my hand and caused causedthe cause causethe causedthe <
the Grout Seal of the State Stateto
to be hereunto affixed at atSEAL atlEAl atsKAtI
SEAL sKAtI Tallahassee T the Capital thisthe this thistha thistho
the 24th day of December DecemberA
A D 1907 1907N 1907N
Governor GovernorBy
By the Governor GovernorAttest GovernorAUNtH GovernorAttest1i
Secretary of State
moat are too tou tough h to be routed or orbroiled orbroiled orbroiled
broiled but are delicious delicious WhenRlowly whonrslowlycooked when WhenRlowlycooked slowly slowlycooked
cooked on top of the range I am amashamed amIIhamOO amuhamed
ashamed when I think of early extrav extravagance extravagance extravagance ¬
agance in allowing the burners of the theDven theoven theoven
oven to bo kept going for ten minuet minuetaat
at a time when I wanted wan two or three threeslices thrteIIlIc threeslices
slices IIlIc of toast Nowdaya I have thisdone this thisdone thisdone
done on a toaster on top of tho range rangeThan rangeTbon rangeThen
Than too the oven ov used to be kept keptburning keptburning keptburning
burning for hours when we wanted to tokeep tokeep tokeep
keep something hot Now Nowwe we put such
mines into me steamer or the double oouoiebroiler aOUDlebroiler doublebroiler
broiler and keep them in much better bettercondition bettercondition bettercondition
condition at a tenth of the catAgain cost costAgain coetAgain
Again washing and ironing used to tomean tomean tomean
mean such consutr CO lUIf Lion of gas that wemight we wemight wemight I
might as well have sent out clothes cloth toa to toa o oa
a laundry Jundryta as far as e ponces e was w con concerned aoncerned conearned ¬
cerned Now ow I have ba < pitied Cled the woman womanto
to turn down the f is II s soon as the theclothe thoclothCNI theclothe
clothe began to boil b il and for boating boatingIrons boatingIroDi boatingirons
Irons I have n little stand on which we wecan wecan wecan
can place four around one burner in instead instead Instead ¬
stead of setting two over it itThe ItThe itThe
The cost of these various appliances applianceswas
was saved with in the first monthBut month monthBut monthBut
But the satisfaction satisfactionthey hey have given us usis usIs usIs
is Hit of all proportion proportipn to the savingthey saving savingthey vlnl vlnlthey
they have effected effectedMy effrdfdMy effectedMy
My husband says we rejoice la theeconomy the theeconomy theeconontY
economy because we have chemjcally chemjcallytrained ahe ohetgicallytrained lcally lcallytratned
trained conscience con clenc The chemist strap sirapcannot ¬
SUB Itnot ly cannot tolorata wastNew York YorkSUB
Proved ttI ttIrnIaWe rmtftbte rmtftbteWhat rnIaWeWhat RtetlahkWhat
What sort of f peepla 1e are tha tb Bi Bion Ere JJiGon
on tile top floor flooraaled ftakedthegaa ftakedthegaahe ed tile thega Pt Pthe i ihe
he met the Janitor in inthe the hiD hallgu II IIbll1
gu gasbiU bll1 tll is S always the smHest ia InVery theVery the r rgasbiU
I IVers
Very nice people Je I think said th the thejanitor
Janitor HHe He is a professor f88lOr of chem cIHiIJtIatry ¬ V
tatry istry and he seems to be a good OOd house housekeeper boa housekeeper e ek eThat ¬
keeper keeperThat k
That accounts for it I dont be
lieve they waste much gasThe gas gasTho gasThn
The first month they were werelAid weresaid here heresaid
said the janitor he oame down down downcellar to the thecellar I Iaeltt
cellar several times tim and looked at litJa bk hismeter bkmeter i imeter
meter He said there was too much muchpressure t tprtl
pressure prtl Ure and that he had set the meter meierright me meterright l
right rightI i iI
I guess he did too Its It a pity pttvmore patymore pitymore
more people pee le l e dont know how to Ax tbetr tbetrmeters tlieirmeters j
meters Therawoukl There ou1d be lessgrumbMng lessgrumbMngabout I lesa K1WB K1WBa blkig blkigabout
about a t gal bills if they did cUd didandhe didandhecompany and andcompany t i iI
company would be just as 8 well we eff fa fathe Iiithe
the thed end endAnother I IAnolher
Another tenant who had come in inwhile inwhile f fwhile
while the gas as man talking asked If the theprocess thwproc888 t
process of fixing the meter was a asecret aucret aaecret
secret secretNot ucretNot
Not at all said h he The com company COlIpany e epony ¬
pany will help you to do it yeuask 1ftJ8kthem if yeuaskthem you z
them but you can do it better yourself yourselfas youii lf lfII
as the preseue in the evening ia not notrthe tha thasame fh fhlame
same as it is I during the day whea our ourmen ourmen
men are here hereTurn hereuTurn f
Turn on full and light all the gas gasjets pItjets gasijets
jets in the apartment and the kitchen kitchenrange kitchehrange V Vrange
range if its supply comes through the thesame thesame thesame
same meter If there are some jets jetswhich jetewhlcli jetswhich
which are never lighted at the same sametime aametlnte sametime
time as the others you can leave them themout th8Jl1out themout
out The idea is to regulate the meter meterso
so that it will supply you all you oa need needand needand needand
and no more moreLet moreHLet V f ±
Let somebody go down cellar to the themeter themeter themeter
meter while somebody IOmel dy else watches the thalights theIIghta thelights
lights upstairs up talrs A key is supplied with withevery withevery withevery
every meter by which you can turn ft ftcock acock r rcock
cock in the pipe at the side of the meter meterand meterand meterand
and so regulate the amount of gas gaspassing gaspassing
passing lnK into it itThe ItTbe itThe
The gas may be turned off very verygradually v vaduallY veryally
gradually ally and the man who is doing doingthis do dothis doinyeis
this is must inquire from time to time timehow tlmihow timehow
how the lights lI < < hta are buraing The first fttateffect firsteffect s seffect
effect if there was a high preamr rtMlt1l to tobegin toberln tobegin
begin with withJ will be to stop st p the th un unnecessary Winea unnecessary ¬
necessary nea flare flareAs nareAs flareAs
As soon as the lights begin to grew grewat apwat w wat
at all dim the meter most be Urned w tr oa oan o oa a aa
a little and then left The Thenow Thenow Thepnei Thepneinow n
now sufficient euf icleiit to give the fuBesf fUlWlftlbIe ufes f fs4h4e oe oealbie
s4h4e light without any waste watteIn
In my myenfl vpi ftat eMtimM eMtimMman eeatlnea4thetgai eeatlnea4thetgaiman 4t tM
man there ere are ifttven yen rcmoft There ThireI1t Thereera re reara
era I1t six of f Us in the th family 811 awl weall Wea1 we bora boraall
all the gas we want but our ourW111B ourW111BDever WU blihfa blihfanever fe fenever
never morethanOO or 70 cents a mo rnoiUh rnoiUhWe th thWit thWe
We havent h ent a vae range er erbills fM hebills fMbUIa
bills would be higher b er but even that thatneednt thatneednt tl at atneednt
neednt coat mush rain if the h heat fct t sae SRJU SRJUwaited 10 10Wilted iwasted
waited I guess < < 1811 Mrs Brown attesA attesAto
to that as well as a her husband looks looksafter Joobafter looksafter
after 1h the meter Youd better ask b her Itera herThe r rabout
about a t it itThe ItTli
The Tli The other tenant did ask Mrs Brown Brownand Brewand z zand
and found her quite ready read to tell how howtshe howIhe howlshe
she managed to keep her gas bills billsdown btlJedown billsdown
down downOur Our first bill frightened us she sheexplained sheexplained beexplained
explained so we investigated the thematter thematter thematter
matter and dis discovered d oveed ered several ways of ofmaking ofmaklnr ofmaking
making the next one smaller smallerAfter smallerAlter ty tyAfter
After my husband had regulated the themeters themeten themeters
meters we tried the illuminating pow powers powera powere ¬
ers of several kinds of burners and andmantels andmante andmantels
mantels mante noting the number of cubic cubicfeet cublefeet cubicfeet
feet o of > r gas as consumed hourly We Weadopted Weadopted Weadopted
adopted for for general use the form formwhich tormwhlcb formwhich
which we found most profitable profitableAs
As you see the shades are arranged arrangedto
to throw the fight down on our desk deskand dband deskand
and tables tabl e We find that one of those thoseis
is as effective as three of the old oldfashioned oldfashioned oldfuhloned
fashioned jets obscured by somiopaque somiopaqueground somlop semiopaqueground qu quground
ground glass gl ae globes globesWe globeaWe globesWe
We dont try to save gas by br leaving leav leaving letavIng ¬
ing most of our rooms in total darl darlness darln darEness
ness n a it isnt cheerful and it isnt con convenient convenient convenient ¬
venient so we light a good many jets jetsevery jeteevory r revery
every evening eveningWe
We W are careful however to turn turndown tUrRdown turndown
down at once any light that is not notneeded notneeded notneeded
needed even for a few minutes Be Besides Beld08 Besides ¬
sides being a saving B vlng this keeps the air airpurer airpuror airpurer
purer purerI
I keep a close clo c watch on the gas gasrange gasrange ti tirange
range for it is I quite easy for a thriftless thrift thriftless thriftleas ¬
less servant s to waste 10 worth of pan panIn guIn gasin i
In a rifbnth It is 1 very ve important that thata
a burner should not be kept going a amoment amoment amoment
moment longer than is i necessary necessaryAfter n8CGllaryU necessaryAfter A
U After a pot has been brought b ht to toa toaboil a aboil IIboll
boil the gas may be turned down very
low without reducing the temperature temperaturebelow temperaturebelathe A Abelovrthe
below belathe the boiling point Another great greatcaving greatsaving t tI
caving vlDjt is I effected d by the use of the thedouble thedouble thedouble
double boiler and the quadruple boiler boileror boil boilor
or steamer steamerWith ItftUnerWith steamerWith
With the latter one burner may be bemade temade bemade
made to cook a chicken for tar atd d Ll or orfricassee orfrlculee orfricassee
fricassee two or more vegetablt and aada
a pudding Several very different differentthings dlfftthin differentthings
things thin may be cooked in the same compartment com compartment earnen ¬
partment en without any mixture of flav flavors tlavon fiavore ¬
ors if oath ea h is placed in a little tightly tightlycovered tightlycovered tightlycovered
covered tin can or a screw screwtop to iar iarVegetable iarV8Cetabl81 jarVegetable
Vegetable and dried fruits cooked coos in inthis inthll inthis
this way are delicious deliciousTho delicIousThe deliciousTho
Tho most expensive part of the thep gas gasrange gaeR8 u urange
range R8 is the oven O 8D but butarreat a great deal d al of offine oftine offine
fine cooking may be done without using usingthe usme usmethe ua uathe
the oven at all YouJchow Youk ow how much muchcan mucncan m mcan
can be done Jne with a ohafishiag dish aahme dkhSome dishsome
Some me of the most IDOIta1ltrit1O1 fcatri troys cuts for
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