Sift flour, measure, sift again with sugar, salt, soda, and baking powder. Stir in nuts, dates,cranberries, and orange rind. (I do orange rind in the processor for ease). Combine beaten eggs with buttermilk and oil and add to fruit mixture. Bake in tube pan 8" 325 degrees for 1 hour. Place cake, still in pan, on wire rack. Heat 3/4 c orange juie and 3/4 c sugar until sugar is dissolved. Do no boil. Pour over hot cake and let stand 30 minutes. Remove from pan.
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