National Affairs: In Texas

Governess M. A. ("Ma") Ferguson issued a New Year proclamation :

"The year 1925, with all of its joys and sorrows, its failures and successes, has joined its fellows in the great ocean of the past. The old year is a memory, the new year is an event. A tear for the old, a warm hand clasp for the new, a sigh for the departed, a song for the new guest. What happened yesterday has been consigned to the tomb. The future concerns us all. . . .

"Let us radiate more sunshine to our fellow...

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