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Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 13, 1894
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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Powers, Publisher and Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.. JANUARY 13, 1894. Whole No. 1305 Vol.NETV YI,SERIES No. 2.

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IN SITTING TREES FOR PRODUCTION AND PROFIT
IF YOU are fruit grower or shipper any kind of {truck, write fort>ur illustrated -
Buy of the Well-Known Reliable Tenyears'testedGLEN descriptive catalogue and prices of the South Side Fruit Carriers for strawberries
l tomatoes, peaches, grapes and other truck. Will be glad to answer all enquiries -
ST. MARY NURSERIES.. and give you the benefit of a ten years' experience in the trade. .-
SOUTH, SIDE M'F'G CO.,
SATSUMA ORANGES,hardy and early. OLIVES and APRICOTS. Petersburg Va.HASTINGS' .
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PEARS,all kinds,immense stock. FIGS and MULBERRIES.
PEACHES,60 varieties;new and old. POMEGRANATES.PLUMS t
,best Japan and native sorts. CAMPHOR TREES. I
JAPAN PERSIMMONS varieties all tested. TEXAS UMBRELLA.
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GRAPES,good supply, allieadingklnds. GREVILLEA ROBUSTA. .
PECANS,best Paper-SheU variety. MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA. FIRST LAUREL.
WALNUTS, English,Japan and California. CITRUS TRIFOLIATA.
CHESTNUTS,Japan Mammoth fine. ROSES,50 varieties. 1
We have other kinds-lots dthem-write for what you want. the leading early Potato for the Southern States. Extra stock of Seed Potatoes

For five years past samples of fruit have been sent, free of charge, on application { now ready. First Laurel $5.00 per bbl.; Rural New Yorker No. 2, $4.75 per bbl.; t
and will be this year: but our experience and information as to adaptability to Dakota Red $4.75 per bbl.; Early Puritan, $4.75 per bbl.; Early Sunrise, $4.75 per f
your locality is worth much more. We have discarded from our own orchards one bbl.; Early Rose, $4.50 per bbl.; Early Beauty of Hebron, $4.50 per bbl.
variety of which we shipped 400 bushels in 1887, and this is but one* of the hun- t
dreds of varieties tested. We have built our reputation on fine stock-some people H. fie HASTINGS
sap the finest. An Ex-Governor of'Florida' writes: "They are beauties, and so admirably Seedsmen, Interlachen, Fla. i
packed as to shame a novice in the business, and even many who pretendto Our Catalogues are free on application. f
be experts."
Prompt and'careful attention to correspondence. Prices reasonable. Cataloguefree. -'

Address >, DO YOU KNOW we:ffiyrsafffasSS} ECONOMIC '!
3 G. L. .A.BER Q4 I i
,V' j the Tropics and warm climates r
' Glen St. Mary, Fla. 'I* $ IIP that the scheme just broached by our HortlculUU ..;
YOU KNOW turists was already / 4
ESTABLISHED 1892. C I in our establishment? Some Florida up to ALlY L lid FACT I j
1 the times know this,and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity }
4 i of getting rare plants of us. We can supply Aloe Bamboo,Camphor,Cinnamon "0//
BUFFED FRUIT RUCTION 60. 1. Coffee. Dalbergia, Excoecaris,Picus, Gamboge,Hemp(Sisal),Iron ;,.
p' bark Jujube, Kola, logwood, Mahogany.Nutmeg, Olive Orange,Pepper
o a,.. P Quercus, Rice-paper, Strychnine,Tea, Upas, Vanilla,Wax-myrtle, Xylo
ma, Yucca,Zingiber plants and hundreds of others.
FOR THE SALE OF Send for our large catalogue,which tells all about it.REASONER.

Florida and California Oranges and Small Fruits, BROS., Oneco, Fla. :

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25.000 square feet of floor space. Ample cold storage capacity. Car Lots a Speelalty, Results
wired at once. Sales four days a week. Our auction sales are attended by fruit dealers
b from all over Western New York, Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Canada. The original 1 1If
r and only Independent Auction Co.in,Western New York. Convenient to all railroads. Capital DO YOU GROW ORANGES ?
i not limited. Quick sales and prompt returns. Remember, this market is one of the best.
We have no opposition in the Auction business, and realize good prices for all ship-
, ments.
i do know that consignment means returns and a worse {
you you poor
Office and Auction Rooms 104 & 106 W. Market St. Buffalo, N. Y. future. We advise you to sell on the tree or f. o. b.

REFEJUtNCES-Queen City Bank of Buffalo'N.Y.; Marine Bank of Buffalo, N.Y.;Citizens Bank, Sell and Do Not
Baltimore,Md.;Continental Bank, Baltimore, Md.;any Commercial Agency. Florida Reference- Consign,
A. U.ives, Esq. Florida Fruit Exchange.
cr Use U. S. Cipher and Scattergood'i Code, and California Cipher (revised). If you cannot sell at home ship to us and we will sell for you. ,
K We sell DAILY for CASH and make returns on the day of sale. "r
PEOPLE ARE LEARNING We turn your oranges into money in from three to five days, while distant "4
j commission men take 3 to &weeks.
i Twenty years of consignment has brought prices from $35 a thousand downto

In Some parts of the country,at least, that THEY MUST HAVE AN EARLY ORANGE, or no a point where oranges will scarcely more than pay the cost of picking, packing J
Orange at all. They:are also learning that BOONE'S EARLY is not only the Earliest,but Best and shipping. ,4
- ana nearest to a Seedless Orange of any now,grown. Budded Trees of this and other varieties Keep your fruit on the trees until the market is ready and then ship. ;
now for bale by Send us no drops or culls. They don't sell. Watch our bulletin in the

Semi-Toro. BOONE, Agent. Times-Union. Ship bright well colored'fruit in small lots or car loads. Leave rus- .
p Nurseries,Orlando, Fla, sets a little longer. Write for stencils, etc. --;


t BURNETT BROS. THE FRUIT, MARKET, :

BARNE7TBROS BURTON K. BARRS, PRES. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.

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DEALERS IN FRUITS.

J We respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.We [ESTABLISHED 1869.] ... ,1
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ttfir AM) are now making a specialty of P L7UtER, RIVEISLBURG at CO, ;

r O'RANGES Successors to O.S.Palmer 166 Reade Street New York.

WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.
FLORIDA FRUITS AND VEGETABLES A SPECIALTY. :

We want reliable agents at all, principal shipping points. We solicit your shipments, and invite'correspondence in regard'to marketand

x References;::by permission:-National Shoe and Leather Bank; New York prospects. Also write for stencils. References: Chatham National Bank, New

the,Volusia" .County Bank,.DeLand, Fla,.and the Commercial Loan and Trust Co York, and Dun and Bradstreet Commercial.Agenciei. .:/ rf" < ;
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THE EUREKA INSECTICIDE IS THE ONLY RELIABLE,

Surely effective and cheapest material offered for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill the spider, rust mite, anguil-

lula, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for the "foot-rot" and the "blight" of the orange and the wilt of the pineapple.It .

will not only.prevent the oranges from rusting, but will greatly improve the classification of the fruit. .
Spraying outfits in great variety at manufacturers' prices. f* M |L

Correspondence solicited. E B JEim HI B.V.


Jacksonville. Fla.
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remedy for the various,forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances of a caustic, corrosive or poisonous -

nature, it can, be handled with perfect safety to the person, and applied to the trees at any stage of growth without

Injury.This .
insecticide has been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State during the past two years, and hi

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.

For Rust Mite Ute one quart to fifty gallons of water. When used at this strength the trees should be sprayed for

the Rust Mite twice a month through the season. Where labor constitutes the principal item of expense in spraying trees

It is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One gallon of solution to 50 gallons .f water, as the

fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. In using the

Insecticide at this strength it will save three or four sprayings through the season, thereby reducing the cost from one-

third to one-half.: This Is an Advantage Possessed by no Other Preparation of Sulphur. If used in this manner it

will also kill the other insects that.may be moving on the trees.

For Red Spider and Scale, use one gallon to fifty gallons of water. General directions for using sent on application.Price .

20c. Per Gallon, in barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered.

t Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.


McMASTER & MILLER, San Mateo and Citra, Fla.

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SAVANNAH, FLORIDA & WESTERN: RAILWAY


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WITH THE MAGNIFICENT CONNECTIONS. .

The Great Fast Express Freight System of the Soutk.


The attention of shippers is directed to the Plant S.S.Line between Havana,Key West and Tampa and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;8.,F.&W.Ry.between: 'Jacksonville,
Gainesville,Bainbridge, River Junction and Savannah;Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah,.Philadelphia,Boston and New York, and Merchants and Miners
Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped,fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest.
Receivers and Shippers Will Profit by the Following Unparalleled Connections:
NORTH BOUND. SOUTH BOUND.
Double,daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany, Bainbridge,Jerap
Savannah. and Savannah to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,CaHa
Daily fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior and ban and Live Oak.
, Coast points,including New York,Boston,Philadelphia,Baltimore,Washington and Providence. Four ships a week by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing from New
Four connections a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savannah Mon York(New Pier 35,North River,)direct for Savannah Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Satur*
days Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. days.
Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company, The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers will leave Boston every Thursday
leaving Savannah every Wednesday and Saturday. 3 p.m.for Savannah direct,making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains for
Connections: for Boston via'Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah every au points in Florida. '
Thursday. From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,for Savannah October igih and agth and every ten '
Connections for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah days thereafter.
October 24th. From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners'Transportation Co. every Tuesday and Friday
Sailing days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. making,close connection with S.,P.&W.Ry.,for all points in it rld'a.: '

The Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route from all points North, Bast and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates,stencils and.shipping
receipts apply to any agents of the above lines,or to <
0. D. OWENS,Traffic Manager, Savannah, Ga. F. B.< PAPY,Division Freight nt,8avannah' Oa. W. M. DAVIDSON, Genl P..qer.Aat.,JaeksouTill*,,!
F..S. KNIGHT, Contracting JrnlchtA.cent,Jacksonville,Fla! J. H. STKPmuri.CoBtratiiig: : Amt, Jacksonville, Mae

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TERMS; OF,SUBSCRIPTION i back of the depot and on the *
Pot One Year ..:.............................12.00For floor with itRepacked same The transfer of non-Exchange fruit to block up the boxes around the
Six Months........................ .....' i.ooIn from the cars to the Philadelphia andMerchants' sloping sides of the vessels.. The
Foreign.Countries ...... SJBO fruit or fruit which is .
"Subscriptions in allcases cash in over-ripe or for other is steamers is made by a orange growers of the State lose many
advance. No discount allowed 'on one's reasons not barge with weatherboarded sides anda thousands of dollars yearly from the
likely to well is
own subscription( in a club), but to carry sent to nearby roof of corrugated iron. It has a deficient ventilation of the steamers
all agents a liberal cash commission will ,cities, as Savannah, Charleston, Atlanta ;
of about
carrying capacity boxes
be-allowed all :obtained etc. 700 but of this we shall write more parties
on subscriptions ,
by them. Write for terms. THl PACKING HOUSE. and when full, is towed up or down ularly in a subsequent article. '
To every new subscriber we will send, along the wharves, as the case may OTHER STATIONS.
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden This building has storage room for I be, by a tug, for'which the charge is
mg ,in Florida." For< two new .subscribers ; a oo,ooo boxes, that is the material for usually $2.00 or. $3.00. The boxesare The Fruit Exchange has a branch
at $2.00 each, we will send, them, and room enough besides for trucked from the wharf aboard office at Gainesville under the direction -
postpaid Culture.. ", a copy of Moore's "Orange five to ten men to work in at repacking, the barge, and are passed up by hand : of Mr. C. B. Ost. In a rush of

Rates of advertising on application. or handling and shipping box material. from the barge to the steamship.This business he sometimes_ employs ten
Remittances should be made by check, The Exchange furnishes its patronsall is a somewhat slow and laborious laborers. He has standing instructions -
postal note, money order or registered sorts of material, Bangor and Flor method, but the writer can testify from the General Manager to
letter to order of ida sides, but gives the preference to from personal observation that the ship certain grades and sizes of fruitto

F.ABMBB.AND FRUIT Jacksonville GROWER, Fla. the Bangor sides. Ayer's ring chain fruit is decently handled and protectedfrom certain markets. He telegraphs
-. sizer is used here. The force in this the weather. the General Manager every morning
NOTICE building is under the charge of Capt. Fruit brought down the St. what fruit he has received and the

If receive a of this George W. Wallace. A great deal of f Johns by steamboats is delivered character of it, and the Manager fre-
you copy
fruit is shipped to the Exchange in the quently gives him special directionsby
which did not order directly to cars or to the steamers,
paper consider it you invitation: to sub, grove boxes (each of which will "pack as the case may be.ROUTING wire as to the routing of it.
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out", a regulation box), and is herepacked There is another branch office at
scribe. If you do not want it, for shipment. Some THE FRUIT. Mobile for the handling of fruit ship
kindly hand it to a neighbor., tation lines transpor ped by steamer from Tampa and
return these "empties"free Every car of Exchange fruit is rout by
of charge.THE. ed by the General Manager, by tele sailing vessels from other South Florida -
MAIN DEPOT. phone, telegraph or mail. Every day ports; but this office does not
]'VIQIt Ie Il The main receiving depot of he receives a telegram from each of transact a'heavy business.

the Fruit Exchange is the eastern his agencies in the North, as to the OTHER AGENCIES.
end of the S., F. & W. R. R. orange sales and the state of the market. The
THE ORANGE BUSINESS. These telegrams are made to cost Jacksonville Fruit Auction
as
depot, fronting on the rive Next
Company (Thos. R. Towns) and the
west is the little as possible by being sent in
allotted
to the FruitMarket cy
Receiving, Handling, Selling and space The number and Fruit Market (Burton K. Barrs), as
Distributing' the Fruit in (Burton K. Barrs); still further pher. route of above stated, share with the Fruit
Jacksonville. west is the space of the JacksonvilleFruit every car are recorded, and if, after a the
Exchange allotted by the
space
Only a .small part of the orange Auction Company (Thos. R. certain car has gone part way towardits railroad companies for the handlingof
crop passes through Jacksonville, but Towns). The railroad company give destination, it is deemed best by oranges. Each of them has, be-
the
the system and facilities for,handling the use of this liberal space to the General Manager to divert it to sides the headquarters, a small but
it nefe* are very complete. 'Some three orange organizations free oi another market, he simply telephones s convenient auction room at one side
railroads will not permit their cars togo charge. to the General Freight Agent of the of the depot.
road on which it went out to
west, some will not permit theirs togo FORCE EMPLOYED. and it is done. so changeit The Fruit Market holds an auction
east, others will not allow theirs togo At the Exchange headquarters i in Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
out, of( the Stat But all ,these the Astor building, foot of Hogan ON THE STEAMSHIPS. which attended by city buyers and
matters are genetally provided for, s oas Street, are the offices of the General 1 The Philadelphia and the Mer, a number of Northern dealers. The
that rehandling reduced as much Manager, A. M. Ives ; the Secretary,, chants' steamers were built for the Jacksonville Company has not yet
possible by the roads bringing up from M. P. Turner; the Traveling Director, fruit trade, and, if there is sufficientfruit opened an auction but receives the
the i interior,, full cars in proper condition M. S. Moremen (whose duty is chief offered, they are loaded from top fruit, classifies it, makes it into car.
to pass right along. ly to give information and advice to to bottom; but they are seldom loaded loads to the best advantage and for
REHANDLING. orange growers and other callers-an to the full extent of their capacity. wards it to Northern markets.

When local cars are not full, or the important function, in view of former The larger Clyde steamers, runningall The headquarters of these two
fruit is not in good condition, or the complaints of neglect of visitors), and the year round, are built to ac agencies are of the Fruit Market
car itself needs overhauling, it has to five clerks. The main depot is under commodate a general traffic, and or in the Travelers' Hotel; of the
be unloaded here. The S., F. & Wand the management of Mr. Azor Marvin, anges are placed only in the middle Jacksonville Fruit Auction Company,
the J., T. & K. W.railroads havea who has under him two clerksand hold, not in the lower one, which i is in the building of the Cudahy Pack-
l large aepot i in common; the CoastLine t a force of laborers ranging fromfive filled with lumber and other freight. ing Company.
another arid the F. C. &. P. a.. to twenty-five, according to the The main requisite of an orange i in NOTES.
ih 'd.4In all these depots the or exigencies of the season. In the transit is plenty of ventilation. It i is The Fruit Exchange has actual

ange is supreme; all other freight i is tremendous movement of fruit in No related that one. shipper sent his oranges storage? for 8,000 boxes, and has
made to give place to the exigenciesof vember and December the services of north by the South Portland, facilities for handling unlimited
the imperial product of Florida. If the highest number above mentionedwere I with strict instructions to have them amounts of fruit. -

only 10,000 feet of floor, space is demanded required to prevent a clogging-up placed on the upper deck where they The Exchange has constantly
the flour and hay and bacon : -say 35 men. were exposed to all the wind and rain. the road in Florida two solicitors, ',Mr.
can spread out at their own sweet TRANSFERRING.The They were not papered, so that all 1 C. F. A. Bielby, one of the directors! t ,
will; if 40ooo.feet are required, they cars of the F. C. & P. R. R. the water ran right through the boxes, and Mr. C. J. Crenshaw., "'"jj!
must crowd close together. roll up alongside the big steamers of I which were dried out by the winds, The writer can1\,truthfully aver"that
the Clyde Line, so that the fruit i isI and the oranges arrived in Philadelphia oranges are very decently taken carey
THE FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE SY transferred from, car to steamer by : in better condition than an of in Jacksonville-by" white men.
TEM. hand-trucks directly. The gangwayslead i other lot they ever carried.All He has seen bales of cotton standing
The methods of'the 'Exchange will 1 : into doors cut into the middle of I the steamers, even those not in the rain but never oranges. The
serve to illustrate certain parts of the the hull, almost on a level with the especially constructed for the fruit loading of a steamer can and does go on
system. When broken lots or deficient floor of the warehouse. trade, have enough pipes to ventilatethe in a heavy rain. The truckmen have
cars arrive, the employes of the The Philadelphia and the Merchants fruit sufficiently if the latter was to pass only three or four feet across
Exchange promptly unload themclassifying steamers are able to come up, only tiered up with a perpendicularspace the eaves-droppings; then they pass
the fruit as it is piled up alongside the orange depot of the J., of two or three inches between all the rest of the distance under tight
'*' in the great storage rooms, with reference T. & K. W. and receive the fruit directly i each two tiers. This, however, is not sheds or the wide outreaching eaves,

to h. the stencils, from the cars. done. The sloping sides,of the vessel so that the fruit is..not injured a par-
the grade and the sire. The officer Fruit for the Exchange is usually render this less practicable than it ticle. He has seen a negro truckman,
are loth to, interfere_ v ithany shipper's transferred from the cars of the two is in a car, where there is no excuse i. in the momentary absence of the boss,
; fruit, and no lot is ever repacked unless East Coast lines to the steamers by for neglecting this precaution. The butt a box with the sharp edge of the
its condition is manifestly so badthat" means of the steam ferryboat or trans- great effort on the steamer is to gel truck, trying to shove three boxes,
!it can only be saved by repack ferboat, the Farmer. The,charge for boxes packed solid so that they will piled'one upon the other, into place by
ing in Jacksonville. For: this purpose this transfer is included in the total 1 resist the lurching of the vessel'. ); and ramming the lower one; but upon,dis,
It'll trucked Into.the' packing, charge from Jacksonville to New for this purpose there'is used a large covery he was soundly rated by the-

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Still, there is no doubt that the fruitis organization'!" was' the cry that resounded Better ihanEver I

often shamefully abused by negro from the gulf to the Atlan- for Is Different from Others.

roustabouts. The negro race probablycause } tic in Florida. But that cry has lost 1894.
It la Intended to aid the planter in selecting the Seeds
the Florida orange growers a loss its potency,; for people have learned best adapted for his needs and conditions and In getting
of thousands but this loss is that hundred confederates from them the best possible results. It Is not therefore,
a year, a when colored in either sense; and we have taken great care that
caused at the initial points much more they do fall, fall with a more disastrous -, nothing worthless be pat In,or nothing worthy be left out. WeT
Invite trial of oar t Seeds. "We know them because grow them.
than at this transfer, point in the regular crash than one man would; justas Every planter of Vegetables or Flowers ought to know about our
three warrants; our cash discounts: and our gift of agricultural
transit. The hurry scurry of,loading a box of oranges, when slammed papers to purchasers of our Seeds. All of these are explained hi
with locomotive with down the Catalogue, copy of which can be yours for the asking.
a car a hissing the chute into the steamer
4naltt+t.d Iaae. J. J. GREGORY & SON, Mar leheadi I M...
suppressed steam and an engineerinly damages the under oranges more than ... --
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cursing at the loss of t time! from his one would if thrown down alone. 300 Acres in Nursery. Thirty-Fifth" Year.

schedule-boxes going in end over What Florida needs, and what Cali- SI EQIAI4TIBS:

end, striking each other cornerwaysand fornia needs, is an orange hierarchywith F R U I T T R E E a Specially adapted to Florida and sub-tropical countries.
way-is far: more destruc- a one-man central ,authority Peach,Oriental Plums and Pears, Japan Persimmons, "
every strawberries, Guavas,Giant Loquat,etc., etc. Rare Conifers and Broad-leaved Evergreens,Camellias -
tive than any roughness which is having military simplicity and direct- ,Azaleas 50,000 Palms, 20,000 Camphor Trees, Hedge Plants, Open Ground Grown Roses. The
Green House Department is complete in plants of every class salted to Southern Horticulture. cataloguesfree. \
permitted to'' the laborers the Ex ness of power. The Florida Fruit Address p. J. BERCKMANS, Fruitiand Nurseries,Augusta, Ga.
change or other regular agency who Exchange has the seed of the matterin _No Agents.__

load and unload every car under the it, if it will only grow. .A 'gen CIRCULARS OFSUNSET .

eyes of a trained boss.Standinff eral manager, backed by an executive ;i

t.. committee with advisory functfons, HILL NURSERIES :

Together. but with no authoriry to meddle with
his strictly routine work Contain list and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties of the Citrus .
Admonished bitter except at family, which we have selected from over one hundred different varieties grown,and tested by. us
by experience, stated meetings,- say, once a month.. in our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of .
the orange growers of Southern Cali-- A man whose abilities are worth $Io '
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fornia have banded together into,several 000 a year. Let there be central The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States.

fruit Exchanges, foremost among packing houses, flying the red flag of Send|for circulars. Address rj yg. pISaRO _
Sunset Hill, Lake Co.,Fla,
which is that of Riverside. But the the ,
Exchange, and with the spot cashto
inherent jealousy and, the'' separatist buy the fruit outright if offered.Either' ., FREE RIDE TO SEE
tendencies of all tillers of the soil "
have
this, or a packery like that at ONE MILLION' FRUIT TREES
caused a good to stand aloof
many ,
Eustis, run by a bright, strong man of
from these iron bound organizations, local repute, on his own responsi-- ROSES, ETC. THE LARGEST STOCK EVER_ ORQWN. IN FLORIDA.Will .
take R. R.fare from bill of trees to all who will to and
and to resort once more, lured by the come Nursery purchase to amount
bility but under the prestige and ot double R. R. fare. I can afford to make this offer, as one pleased customer means his future
promises of the commission houses, to power of the Exchange and heavily before trade, also buying the this trade fall.of.his neighbors. Club together'and send one man from your neighborhood.

the system pt consignment.: The con- bonded, as security for that institu- I am now preparing to plant for myself what will Be the largest orchard in the county. Priceof
signed fruit, of course, comes in tion. stock as low as the lowest for first-class stock.' Catalogue free. -

competition with the Exchange ship' ... Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.

ments and cuts the prices, also ren- Shipping Oranges in Bulk. W. D. IFFlf'lG, Popleto

dering sales f. o. b. more difficult Marketing oranges in bulk, without Hacclmny, Baker Co., Fla

The Highlands Courier darkly the expense of packing in boxes has .
JOHN CLARK SON & CO. '
says : been advocated by some growers in ,
"We overheard the,,..other day a the southern part of the State but we

remark by a grower'. that: if this thing have yet to hear of the man who has GROCERS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS
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did not cease the growers would take the courage of his convictions.suffi. t :

and lynch the men who are trying to ciently to try it There is little use in -DEALERS IN-

ruin them. If they should thin out a writing verbosely on this question. Coal Hay Grain Wines Liquors Cigars Tobacco Etc.
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few of them in that manner some dark is' purely a matter of fact which.can .

night there might be those,who would be demonstrated only by trial. It JACKSONVD".4LE9. FLA. /
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dfcprecate a resort to lynch law, but would be very easy for any grower PRICE LIST WHISKEY. ,

the:general verdict would be, 'served who has imbibed the notion that Parker.............:.....................81 75 J.Martin Bye............,........ ...:93 00
unboxed ........................ '
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Orange Valley 2 00 Virginia Glades .............::......... 4 00
'em righk' We hope it will not cometo oranges would sell well in Eastern Spring Valley...... ......:.............. 2 5O Old Bourbon ......f..................... 5 00
that but that the will hold North Carolina Corn................... 2 50 Kentucky Sour Marsh .... ............ 5 00
growers markets, to dump his fruit into a Clifton Club. ...... ......-......... Old Baker.................. .;....... IS 00
together and not only win the.fight car and send it along. The returns Montrose :Velvet..................86 00
against their enemies, but, ostracise would soon settle the question for Jugs Extra: One gallon, 2sc:.; two gallon, ; three gallon,75e:. Remit (by post office money
order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D. to dry towns.A .
every''grower who ,is so lost to honoras him, and while present and past con- complete pnce list of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application. .
to furnish ,fruit to' those who are ditions do not justify in our opinion
JOHN CLARK, SON &, CO.
trying each neighborhood where such, a man easily tried.,

can be found too; h tto :hold him, The California Fruit Grower puts Standard Guano & Chemical MTg' Go

and drive ,him from their midst." forth the above, to which it is necessary

Even the' conservative' .and cultured to add very iittle. For ultimate No. 14. Union St., New Orleans, La.

Riverside, Press, commenting ,on, the delivery the oranges would have to be -$| MANUFACTURERS OF g- ', '

above, says: "This is strong' talk, ,but boxed after all, and the only possible High, Grade Animal Bone Fertilizers, .: f;:::

it must be admitted that,there;is some saving would be in the matter of MADE FROM PURE

justification for it." wraps, if even that would be advis Raw and Dissolved Animal Bone.
Such language shows that the Cali- able. And
certainly the growers or,a CV R7 TEED. .
fornians are still in the infancy of the set of trained laborers could do the OSCAR H. NOLAN' State
Agent.Jacksonville .
orange business. There are: probablyvery work!more cheaply here than it could

,. few old Californians who,,have be done in the North. Fla.

time served their .__
not at some, commonwealth .- -

,.to good purpose oh a vig Capt. H., S. Duval showed us a few BUDDED ROSES!

ilance committee. 'or a -tiepar'ty days ago some fine specimens of ce-

;" but they should make ment manufactured from rock foundon GROWN IN AND ADAPTED TO FLORIDA.Send .
haste to disabuse their, minds of the Apalachicola river. It is better
the' idea that oran"ge marketing, and stronger than the Portland for catalogue and price-list to

and markets in this big country can cement, and hardens quickly under: Has-tings die W y1ie, ,

be regulated by the ,same .summary water. The land upon which this Ix11er1a.oheZ19 P1aJ.tJUE

processes which rid,that section, in its rock is found is being bought up by a

lawless pioneer days, of gamblers and wealthy syndicate, and soon a factorywill GEORGE ,1 IJU: SERIES.:

cutthroats. The simple fact is, if these be established for making cement.
Write to W. W. Hawkins & Sons ,for their new catalogue of lemon
Exchanges can get the growers more -Quincy Herald. and grapefruit trees. orange

- money for their oranges than the commission ....... Our Specialties are: Ruby Orange, Triumph Grapefruit and ,Sanford's

merchants can, they'will se- Many Persons are broken. Thornless cn" Lemon, the latter declared by experts in California to be the
cure the handling of ,the fruit-not down from overwork or household c&rec.Brown's finest lemon yet brought to the notice of the growers there, analyzing: higher In
otherwise Iron Bitters Rebuilds the quantity and quality of acid than any other Variety.

Time was when -.-"Organization "a,aldldInIt1oD.,,,A1.9'f.' .. Get removea the genuine.excess Of frflfr 2%? Ha'vvkiii: cSe Son,' ,
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.. .. .. In Florida. information : There is, a very large think*,I'have seen more,than six-and makes the,very best of all the guava

Bditor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: demand in New Orleans and else- generally two or four-peaches at a jellies. It is wonderfully prolific."

I enclose a scrap I cut from, paper. where for figs suitable for canning time on the tables of very rich and Another noteworthy fact is that it is

Have you heard of any,such find? I, and preserving, and should present titled people. I 'have 'paid more for hardy as far north as Augusta, Ga., "

am very fond of truffles and should prices prevail, we know of no, more' two; peaches here than for a basket.ful while the common guava is worthless .
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like to know, if they are found in profitable branch horticulture than at home. One cantaloupe melon in the .
except southern of '1
Florida.MRS. growing them for canning and preserving -. costs as much here 'as a basketful at peninsula. part our !

ALEX. MITCHELL, in sugar. So far as the.cost home. Mrs. I. :
Bogert, of Orange 3
Villa Alexandria,Jacksonville. county,
of is "The hot-house
concerned
establishing a plant peaches are very '
in
> :writing the Agriculturist advisesgiving !
The clipping is as follows: "Mr. it from but delicate thin-skinned and ,
'may range $100 to $50 o, ; pleasant,
cattleys plenty of
Gustave Damkohler who lives sixteen room, as she
;
The Times-Democrat gave an account but, lack the flavor which the Dela- found ''I
a large root ten feet from the -I
miles in direction from
a southerly
some time since of'a very'effectiveone ware peach bestows. In the progressof bush close
Fort Myers and back about six miles to the body of an orange :
whose time
costing $500 or $600, own the shipment of our fruits .
tree. They have 600 bearing bushes }
from the gulf,:"has discovered on his er claimed for it a capacityof 2000wopound will become practical, and will lead red ,
mostly set ten feet each
oak lands the tuber magnatum, the t; : cans per diem. Agents to good results; but now it I is not She apart .
way. says : "I have some'red
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edible truffle of commerce. Mr ,
; for canners' advise practical. .
supplies generally
Damkohler the Press is taking or Japan, cattley guava bushes eight
says ,
expensive buildings and machinery.The feet
high and
they bear full
every measure to increase the yield interest on the cost, togetherwith every !
and has doubt of it. Oattley Ghiavas.Editor year. We use them in every way as
no a good thing the expense of running too extensive -
Farmer and Fruit Grower: we would any other fruit for table use
This is the one esculent that has never: without
a plant by men experience Having but recently reached home and to can, pickle and make jelly."
,overstocked the market, and when it generally results in disaster.. ,
in looking over THE FARMER In a climate where summer tem-
is considered that France alone sends AND
tt is a good plan to dodge these
over $ annually to England can FRUIT GROWER I find the criticism of perature prevails two-thirds of the

and 'the.demand exceeds the supply they ning machinery talk agents into altogether the or Rev.J. H. White in regard ,to the year, the greatest variety of food
may you purchaseof fruits
is
I wrote of October desirable and conducive to
always, it will be seen that another in something that is not needed and cattley guavas 14.
health.
He' I am "in error at two Let us then have fruit
dustry is to Lee Mr. says every
open county. that entire
.Damkphler is well posted,in their culture l. borhood.might bankrupt an neigh- points in regard to the cattley guava," of value.that can be grown or acclimatized -

and curing and drying for market and that he can show me one thirteen in Florida, and have them in
: At ,the regularly established factor- abundance.
,and proposes to fully test the'matteI:., ies, however; where the fruit is weighedand feet high. Well, Mr. White probably
has the boss red which Over-eating and food
Mr. Damkohler has brought a dozen, paid for in cash knows cattley; grows gross during
into'town and ; one ex- tall, while the yellow is of low and ,the long, warm season is the cause of
they are recognized
as actly what his profits ,are, and it is most.of ills and'our .
habit. our sins
spreading are unJustly -
the or' "king truffle-the most
grey, doubtful whether he could do
very so
valuable ,of the different,kinds. Tallya well for himself. My second error was in treating the charged to the climate or laid

red and yellow cattleys as varieties.He upon that convenient
big mark for Lee scapegoat,
great county. Figs are shipped to the factories in malaria.
asserts that "the yellow is not Notwithstanding all this
We wrote to the editor of the Fort New Orleans] from a ,
Myers Press, who replied as below : miles below the city. points sixty-five cattley at all ; it is 'a distinct species." Florida is second to no other State in
They are gathered -
But a few lines farther on he quotes healthfulness. L. H. A..
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower '
: when the fruit is swelled but
by approvingly from his article written in St. Nicholas, Fla.,"Dec. 1893.
Mr. Damkohler in ?
was town yes. no means ripe, by Italians, who generally ,
'and I interviewed, He 1889 : "It seems more than probable
terday hip. buy the crop on the trees. I FLORIDA Fruit and Vegetable Growers do
"sure has" truffles ,or undergroundmushrooms. Picked this condition that, the, psidium lucidum is the yellow you to;;know about Boston's reliable
; they ,keep dealers? Send in
cattley. Of course it is. 10 rents stamps or silver for a
They are found several very well and always arrive on the carefully prepared list. Address FLORIDA INFORMATION -
inches under in clusters ; My bushes of both stand near each Co.,22 School St.Boston.
ground large market in good order, hut.the processof
and edible for the'old other and are passed many times a
are gentleman gathering at this is disa-
has tried them them in stage very day. What is the difference? The HATCH II TEAM
cooking several greeable, 'for unless care is exercisedthe CHICKENS
leaves and the order of their settingon InuMor.
different but claims that '
ways; hands become from
sore
very the twigs and the flowers are iden Simple, P./-et. &/mm'jf -
they were not particularly esculent, coming in contact with ,the acrid juice =::Kit Thousand*in foo-
tical. Tne bark is smooth, of similar operation.Goaran.
as he does not know how to prepare or milk. Fresh fruit is ,sold by the teed to hatch a larger per*
color and both exfoliate their outer fertile at
or to
them. He has wt'cod
sent some to a party pound. The price paid at Biloxi than any other .
dead bark in' the same way. The difference ,clroat.re see. liar Loweem.clua priced
in
and
Philadelphia to Washington, during 'the season of 1893 was four Send ee.ibr Hatcher made.
in the style of growth and in hla..catdesaa CEO.II.8T ABLe Q_t.ey.IlL
,packed in lard, and they were passed cents, 'in New Orleans from six to
the fruit is no than in
favorably on by .those judges: seven. With increase of area in fig, greater many Nerve Blood
varieties of other species of fruits and
Mr. D. claims that if he had the orchards will doubtless come in timea -
kind of seed he has the nothing to compare with that of the '
right groundto decrease in price, but"we do not Tonic Builder

raise the truffles. The best seed is think that this will much in the common guava, psidium pyriferum.This .
vary ,
fruit like all others varies ..inform
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obtained in
but he is
Germany, too
.. next decade, for the demand for
and color in accord 'with
a
poor to pay transportation Mr. D. canned and preserved figs seems to yet
. undiscovered law of the beneficent
informs, me that the'se'ed comes' from be largely ahead of the supply, andis
Creator by which elements of the
for the truffle dis-
Germany; noted continually on the increase.
trict in France. I am satisfied that same kind and of exactly'like propor-
> O 4Shipping tions are compounded into forms, fiend for,
the old gentleman truthful, in all he descriptive
says. He has found ochre on his Peaches to Europe. colors and qualities so wonderfully, pamphlet.Dr. .

Wilbor H. Bennitt State Treasurerof diverse making the kindly fruits of
place:-yellow and red-but I do ,not < WILLIAMS'
know the extent of his find. He Delaware, recently tried to give the earth so varied, palatable, and :50e. MEDICINE CO.,

went,into silkworm culture;pretty ex-, his old friend, Embassador Bayard, a nourishing.All :. per box. Schenectady,N.Y.
tensively, but the annual' wood fires treat by sending him a l lot of Delaware' things thus seem to indicate that 6 for $2.50.: ,..oi Rrnckvllle.Ant.roses

'busted" him on this., peaches. Every precaution was the red and yellow cattleys are but -

taken to have them 'reach London in varieties of ,one species of the genus

r: Figs as a By-Orop. : good condition. The'varieties see psidium. Mr. Berckmans-the highest -

;, The days of great bonanza:profits' lected were Fox's 'Seedling, 'Walker's' authority-catalogues them : Psidium -

in oranges are nearly ended, and the Varigated Free, and the Prize. cattleyanum, red cattley guava, How
the
to
and
frt beet:
time is near at hand when the Florida Each peach: was wrapped in tissue and, psidium lucidum, yellow cattley bow to grow them snoof >

-. farmer or fruit-grower must not despise paper, packed in carriers with separate guava. Both are caitleys, and lucid. our new- "th.ted

t small things. The fig tree is a cells, and the carrier placed in the um (bright light) is a, mere name for Guide to Rose Culture

, gross feeder and delights in a rich refrigerator of.a. steamship, which, yellow that is unknown in common. F for 1894. It te you bow

; soil, and probably) it never will attain :started for Europe in ten hours after parlance. togetthefamoaa D. cC*
Roses on their
" the prominence in this State the fruit was picked from the trees. ; But this discussion of technicalitiesis gives the very own latatan46estintormalloD roots

; with its thin soils which it holds in In spite of all this, very few of the a waste of your valuable space andis culture of all kinds for the of

0 Louisiana and California. Yet if figs peaches arrived in good condition. of no importance whatever. My a flowers.sample copy Weamd of Interesting It tree. toanyone floral,togetherwtth Magnrln.

\_ can be grown.to profit in 'South Mississippi Embassador Bayard writes : "Thisis aim has'been solely to induce a more "SUCCESS WITH FLOWESS."

they ;can in Florida. A a great pity, because if some modeof general cultivation of this ,excellent THE DINGEE CONARD CO.

pound of dried figs, in'actual food, is air-tigkt transportation could be fruit. oia erowcrz andSeedl2ah West Qlcon VB

worth five or six times as much as a invented it would lead to great profit.. Mr. Berckmans says the yellow "isa fasciae UGBTNINa WELL MIGHIIERYH b.

).. pound, of oranges: All peaches here'are grown with the little larger than the red cattley, All kinds, of took. Fortune for driller. by nti&ff oar

-' The New Orleans Times-Democrat's s greatest care,in hot houses, and are, sweeter and of much better quality.It leal AdamAnttneproeew ArtecUn Pumping can Rlr take.to aeon.work Perfected ft team Econoro-Air .to.

:. horticultural editor'gives the following luxuries for the rich alone. I' do not is a refreshing fruit, 'eaten raw, and Let Avrcra as help, HLl'you.': Calaac AMERICAN JiL| Dallaa WELJL.WO&Kft Tex ,
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r,.... JffE]\ R .liNk> 't R tfeIE' Rk amount is filled at,of each nitrate round. This small,the in good potato soils moderately,deep I M tween the rows, and, of course,' they I

supplied to planting and very slight hilling want their water as well as food, justas

k?: Tomato Notes from Polk freshly set plants, serves as a-stimulant is undoubtedly the better practice. much there as under the hills. If
County.
against the shock, of transplant Even tile drained the surface of the is' l
on clay soil, deep ground kept level,
Colonel J. B. Briggs, of Kentucky ing, and it is said that
they
scarcelywilt.
planting and level or nearly shower soaks in
r paid us his annual visit on his nearly culture would so, ,a allover l
down way not be the best plan in excessively wet alike,' and each root gets its share.
to South Florida. He Of the varieties
.. citrus owns the following,are seasons, although averaging better, If the seed was, put in ,moderately
pine-apple and
vegetable plan preferred: Livingston's Stone Acme
perhaps than shallow deep and the surface 'is
planting and kept nearly
tations and _wild land in and
; several Beauty. The Ponderosa tried
.. was all level and
hilling considered. stirred'the
things constantly crop
counties of-this State also real and
estate rejected; its great size makes,it
is in the best
f in Kentucky, and in two, or ,three objectionable as a shipping tomato There are reasons, of course, for shape, not only for catching -
: ; this rain, but to endure,hot dry weather 'J
; hilling which is
Northern 'cities up so universally
large but he states neither does it sell so well as those of of its
that none of it pays him':better than medium size. Colonel Briggs practiced. Farmers did not have -one greatest enemies. .f?

l his improved Florida property. He same is true of the fruit saysthe smothing-harrows, horse-hoes and Suppose one hills up his potatoes s
grape ; with a shovel-plow what does he do?
has not an acre to sell in Florida. the.over-grown fruits are rejected by good cultivators years ago. I am not ,
On his tomato plantation at Winter hotel keepers, because one or even an old man, but I can remember when He piles the mellow earth, which

Haven, he fights,off the two greatest t half a one costs more than they care such things were unknown. The plow I should make a mulch all over the surface
enemies the grower to came first and was made 'a general. up about the hills. This is well,
has-grass-hop expend a single Forthis
upon
: guest. perhaps, if he could as much more
purpose tool. It would throw earth get .
and ,
blight principally the
pers :. by high reason smaller varieties meet to in between the
over the weeds and put rows again; but
save .
culture with handhoeing.It
making large, stout plants. more favor.
.
instead he
leaves this
.. The seed beds are made rich with Como of the tomato about t was, very' naturally, used for this space (where a
growers part of the roots are) bare hard and
in ,
Hilling connection
considerable fertilizer and Winter Haven did purpose. up,
kept not make
any with exposed to/the} hot sun. If he should
shallow
watered, thus throwing'up fine healthy money last season, and did not deserve planting, not only pre cultivate it again he would the
injure
vented tubers from
plants. The worL: of planting was to make any. There were instances growing out of the
ground as.much and them roots, which are now at the surface
begun about October 15th, and finished where the receiveda kept out
never
crop of (not a few, also, were destroyed by
water on undrained land but
about December more
1St. Sometimes stroke of work
the seed-beds- screened between planting and of the stems of the vines were covered the'plowing), and the, soil in, the hills
fromthe
are harvesting-what little
: harvesting in the earth and from these will certainly dry out more'"than if it
covered ;
grass-hoppers with, coverings, of f there was to do. Not a plow or a, were down level and
cheese cloth. hoe used in : portions were sent out more roots and nearly protected
was the during the
crop of
by a mulch fin'e'earth..
The tomato plantation is situated entire period of its growth-what lit bearing stems. The practice was a :
Some think that the
be
between four lakes, which insures tle it did necessity with shallow planting. It crop must

water protection.. The soil is light, grow. .,. increased the crop in one way, and hilled,up, or.they will grow put of the

dry sand, requiring an application of Potato Culture.. -Deep or ShallowPlanting. protected it, while injuring .it some ground and be injured by the sun.,
about thousand what in another. After raising many thousands of bush
a of fertilizer
pounds A., I. Root of Medina els with but very trifling hilling, I do
sown broadcast The plants are Ohio, ,has Nearly forty years ago I used to
carefully drawn from the beds and' published a little work entitled ABC, hill potatoes in father's garden. Father not find as large a proportion greenedas

kept shaded until used. They are set of Potato Culture, by T. B. Terry, used to,insist on my making the hills when I hilled them up. We generally

by two boys riding on a planter drawn who is perhaps the best known potatospecialist large and dishing, so as to "catch the use a horse-hoe once during the .
in the United States. 'To rain." When season, to throw a little earth ,under r
by "two" horses. Thedriver and a began farming I remembered
give the reader idea of the the'plants when they are about half ,
sixty-gallon tank of water make a an excel the lesson, and noticed,
good load for the horses, but, they lence of its contents .a part of one also, that other'people hilled their po grown, so as to check the weeds which
are just starting in the hills l after that. .
six chapter is herewith given : tatoes and so' I did likewise. ; :
readily plant acres a day, and do If I the shade from the will "
the'work better than it was done' i in With this'question we must consider had been asked why I did so, I should tops keep them
the old back-breaking fashion by ,- also, whether we will cultivate certainly have'preached the catch-the- I down. The use of the cultivator, as w;

hand. A shoe, .attached to the ma nearly level, or hill up;, for, if we rain theory, with perfect assurance : many' times as it ought to be used dur :\.

chine opens a furrow, and, each of.the plant shallow it will be necessary to that it was sound do,trine. But with ing the season, will :work a little earth t

.. boys in turn puts a plant down rightin hill up more or less to prevent the all due respect to ourVathers and other toward the plants, so that, altogether, ':;.
tubers from growing out of the perhaps, the hills are two or three :;:-
the rear of the shoe, so that the ground. people, I can not heflp thinking now
inches
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At the same time an automaticarm shallow mark, and then hilling up this way seem to think\ the roots areall Brain-Workers j;:

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water on the plant, packing,the earth about two-thirds grown. On un- der the tops. / When night! comes, the literary i and .
around it, drained clay soil, where there. is danger But, what are the facts? If you active business man's brain is hungry ;

A 'pound of nitrate of soda is of stagnant water injuring the will wash but a hill in mellow soil,, you from the exhausting Acid labors of the day. ;IH
Phosphate .
dissolved in a bucket of water kept crop in a wet season this practice d will find, before the tops are half plies Hereford's the. waste of tissue,;and quickly refreshing sup: _,,1,

standing at each end of the rows, and better be continued, on the ground of, grown, that the ,little rootlets have. sleep results. 'I'

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The kind of soil suitable for tobacco it
tobacco evidently very varied and severe cold place obstacles in the way
; ; practical I PoultP
planters are*said to pay more regard to of the farmer, he is compensated by
the mechanical condition than to the ,.... prices. The object should be to getas
Tobacco Leaf Aatu chemical composition of the soil Thus Edited by E.W.AMSDEN, Ormond,Fla. many eggs as possible from the
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The mineral ingredients of tobacco ap- there appears to be a'consensus of opin- -- -- hens. This can be accomplished only

pear, according to analyses, to be greatly! ion that heavy clay' land is unsuitable, Poultry Notes. by taking a little extra care with the
and that free well-drained soils are'best.
affected by the. composition of the soil. fowls.
The conclusions When to Make Breeding Pens-
that drew
The Schlossing
following analyses of tobacco ash
from tobaccos grown argillaceousand from various experiments to ascertain the Buy your breeders and mate them at The main essential is to keep the
calcareous soils respectively upon show kind of soils best suited. to produce fine once. No time should be lost in this hens warm. The food will not make
this, which is specially remarkable in the tobacco were these: "He found that a important matter. It is advisable to the hens lay if they are kept in a cold
cases of the potash and lime. The an- bad burning tobacco was produced in a have hatches early in the season, as : poultry house. Swollen heads, frosted
soil
containing little unmanur-
potash on
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alyses are from .lll About Tobacco"quoted
from "Simmond's CommercialProducts ed soil, on soil manured with flesh, early chicks grow better, have more combs and sore eyes show that some
of the Vegetable Kingdom." humus, with calcium chloride, magnesium stamina and make finer fowls in every thing is lacking with the poultry
chloride, and potassium chloride." respect. Mate your fowls this month. house. Stop: up every crack and
ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES OF TOBACCOFLEA, A good burning tobacco, was produced on It gives 'them, time to get accustomed crevice, and aim to have the interiorof
soil '
ASH. a manured with
carbonate
potassium :to their and to each other the house
with saltpetre, and with potassium quarters poultry secure from
.
Grown on Grown on sulphate." : and as a result a greater supplyof the 'cold air finding its way to chill

Argillaceo's Calcareous eggs in the early season and a greater the hens when they are on the roostat

Soil. Soil: Florida Tobacco:, portion of fertile ones. We hope all night. ,

Potash .' 29.08 80.67 9.36 10.37 our readers will :profit.by the foregoing In regard to how best to feed the
Soda . 2.26 36, Mr. Eugene .A. Vogt, .one:: of the i advice. As.to the matter of se- hens for eggs, it may be mentionedthat
Lime . 27.67 24.79 39.53 of
49.44 syndicate planters Gadsden
county, lection forbids is
space entering into meat the best
Magnesia 7.22 8.57 15.59 15.04 producing
handles this subject without gloves in i
C details. However will food. If the
Chloride of sod. we give you money expended for
ium . .91 5.95 3.20 6.39 the Quincy Herald : The 1892'rop a"few main points. The proper selection ground grain and soft messes was bestowed -
Chloride of p0- has gone into history,as a failure, and I of breeders requires careful on the purchase of meat and .

tassium. 3.27 2.99 the present crop (1893)) is mainly ,con 'study. In the first place see 'that your bone fresh from the butcher, or even
Phosphate of spicuous for its filler quality. I haveseen breeders are healthy vigorous and of for such food'as fresh
blood liver
iron . 8.78 6.03 6.72 7.56 or ,
and
more bought and handled
SuIp hate 0Silime. good size. and a full meal of corn and wheat given '
. 6.43 5.60 6.14 9.42 more of the 93 crop than any man i in As all birds have defects, try and at night, the he'.s would produce more

lica . 17.65 18.39 6.28 8.34 the State, and I regret to say that counteract the defects as much as eggs than when kept on a mixed diet
-' there are practically no desirable possible by mating fowls defective ins of grain.

100.00100.00100.00100. wrappers in it. The consequence i certain sections with others particularly Food should, however, be varied.
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Another analysis of tobacco leaf ash and that the 93 crop will have to be soldon good in those sections. While The grain will be all the better if

the composition of a special manure is a filler basis, and at prices' not en we are not an advocate of close in- mixed, and corn, wheat, oats, barley
quoted from Professor ;Johnston: tirely satisfactory to the producer.So breeding by the general breeder, it is and buckwheat. used instead of corn

ANALYSIS OF TOBACCO LEAF ASH. much for the present, now for a fact that fixity of type cannot bee alone. Bulky, f od i is also an incentive

Per cent. the future. The question is, can w maintained unless there is blood relationship to laying, and maybe given in the

Potash. . . . 12.14 produce a desirable wrapperVe between the sexes. Again, shape of clover hay, cut fine and
Soda . .- . . 07 have done it, and there is no earthly) that the cock is half the breeding pen scalded. Warm water is the best

Lime . . . 45.90IIasrnesia reason why we should not do so again.' is a well established fact. His influence stimulant and., invigorator but the
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13.09 If the seasons persist in going againstus is in all that most essential oralli
powerful goes to a warm poultry '
Chloride of sodium . 3.4 9 :
cannot overwhelm the of
we power make the high scoring specimen but house.-Poultry
Chloride of potassium . 3.93 Keeper.
nature, but we have every reason to the size of the is ,
Phosphate of iron . . 5.48 progeny governed
Phosphate ef lime . 1.49 hope that nature will again join hands by the female. So see that the cock I POPULAR,
Sulphate of lime . . 6.35 with the industrious and intelligentfarmers heading your is a fine specimen, POULTRY FARM.

Silica . . . 8.01 enabling them to produce an and that he is'pen mated to good sized o .. ,
100.00 article that will find recognition in the hens of good s ape. P EGGS FROM THOROUGHBRED ,.7

INGREDIENTS NECESSARY.: TO REPLACE 100 tobacco markets of the Union.It Do not, force your breeders by high U Indian Games. ';

LBS. OF THE ASH OF TOBACCO LEA.VES.. is a mistaken idea that the buyers feeding, stimulants, etc. Good, L s-

Bone dust, Sulphuric acid (dissolved make the prices. All this talk of pools, wholesome food is all that is necessary. A Black ::Minorcas, ; .

btnes) . 23 Ibs. trusts, amalgamations, combinations, Where eggs alone are required, forcing
Carbonate of potash (dry) 31 u associations, etc., etc., among the may be resorted to, but to over R s. C. W. Leghorns 4
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Carbonate of soda (dry) . 5 'C tobacco buyers is bosh. We can no stimulate breeders will result in weak P ;
Carbonate magnesia .' 25" more combine to regulate the price of Black
Carbonate of lime (chalk) 60'" debilitated progeny.-Southern Fan R Langshans.
tobacco than the farmers can. The cier.

144 law of supply and demand governs the Which Lays the Larger Egg- I My Yards Contain Prize Birds Bought.
from
Leading Breeders.
The following, quoted from "AlfAbout.Tobacco industry it governs every industryor Answering an inquiry from a correspondent C
," are analyses tobacco ashes enterprise of the world. If, by the the Fancier says: The E S. S. DE LANOY,

from' Hungarian and Nurnberg leaves: superiority of their article, the farmerscan Black Spanish will'lay the larger egg, S Apopka, Fla.

.. increase the demand, they increasethe but under the present system of 'selling ,
Hungarian To- Nurn- fulness of their pocketbooks. In eggs in the South, the weight and J
: bacco. Will and berg other words if have
they something size of an egg are not taken into con
Fresenius. Merz worth holding for: better prices, it will sideration, which of course is wrong.

pay them to do so. A really fine Therefore we would suggest that you poUlrB

:Potash 29.1 18.8 8.! 26..9 wrapper is always good property. purchase the variety you fancy. If, .
Soda %.2 2.7
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lAme 27.7 27.8 42.8 39.5 And now, to summarize, I wpuld however, you are after large eggs, The Best Poultry Paper
Magnesia 7.2 15.7 13.9 9.6 advise every farmer who has raised why not get the Black Minorca, IN": 'JL..H.ti:: : "WOIRXiIXWrite
Chi sodium. .9 11.4 2.2 9.g tobacco this year to do so in 1894 ina i which lays the largest egg of any of for SAMPLE COPY| Sent Free.

potassium 3.9 8.5- quantity so limited as to exclqdeserious tHe Spanish family. "Ti" opened UP a new field .
Phose of iron 8.8 6.8 6.1 4.2 loss. The industry in Floridais Roosters not Necessary.-If. ,
of you 1 b and cultivated
Phos. lime -: it thoroughly

StiL of lime 6.4 10.1 8.0- not dead by a large majority, and i do not intend to use the eggs for "
Silica 17.6 6.0 9.3 4.5 the careful farmer who holds 1,000 or hatching, do not keep any roosters -So says the Fancier Journal.
Sulphuric an- more pounds of first-class tobacco in i as the hens will lay as many eggs as FARM-POULTRY is COVering -

hydride 2.8 the fall of '94 will be the man to appreciate if you kept the. roosters. The hens itself with glory."

99.9))100.05 99.0 99.8 the truth of this statement. will keep in better condition, and the -Thiu the Philadelphia Farm Journatwrftsuah

eggs will retain their freshness mud It Is worth 81.OO. It Teaches How to
The above are from Haldane's "Sub Mr. O. P. Rooks, of Fruitland longer. Sent on Trial Make Money with
tropical Cultivation Climates," the'authorof Six Months forONLY 25 A Few Hens.CENTS.. ,
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which says "the best artificial manure Park, brought to Ocala New Yearsday
will be found to be a very handsome lot of roses another d Eggs Will Pa.y.In IF YOU MENTION, THIS, PAPER. .
((1)) Carbonate of potash, or'pearl ash. flowers. Mr. Rooks believes i in some sections eggs have been as
(((2)) Sulphate potash costing from.tlf diversified farming and raises every high as sixty cents per dozen, for One Is worth department ten times"Answers the subscription to Correspondent price to anyone.*
to .t15 per ton. explains many:things apt to trouble even old breed
thing that can be raised on Florida .. choice, and 30 cents per dozen has elL Send for Index to IIrst 3 Yole.free; Judge your
((3)) Nitrate of potash, or.saltpetre. Ap. sel>.If as much Instructive matter
can be bought any
.plied at the rat of 2 eats per soil. As a natural'consequence he is been easily obtained in nearly] all ofthe where for many times the. rlce. Remit cash or
"' Marion Free cities. When the frost and stamps. special offer good for only three months..
acre. getting rich.- Press.. large L 8.JOHNSON' &co.,sr Custom, House St.Boston.Ua** .
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Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, OUR RAINBOW COLLECTION
" Sportsmen report an unusual num-
St. Thomas, Fla. 1
ber of wild ducks in the lakes and OF 20.DSESFOB: $1. Y:; :

ponds this year. Plant wild rice and A Woman's Hate."I .
:. The roses we'send are on their own roots, from 10 to is
they will come every season.-Brooks- planted h,and will bloom freely this .
bloomers eWesend
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or yard. They are hardy
hate "
vile News. you, I hate you! the maiden instructions with each order how to and care for them.
said. Please examine the below list of :20; choice fragrant monthly:
The Owl Cigar is roses and see if yon can duplicate them anywhere: for an
Company making And, her eyelids drooped and her face amount so small as$1. ,They: are nearly all new kinds.-We
extensive preparations for the cultivation grew red, guarantee them to reach you in good condition,and we aIao.
rantee them to be the best dollar worth of roses T.U
of tobacco next year. Between And she turned from her'lover and hung haTe ever purchased. THE RAINBOW COLLECTION 0F20
'' her head. ROSES FOR ONE DOLLAR MUST BE ORDERED COMPLETE.
and 800 will be Good
70 acres set out on &
The'List--Bridesmaid, the beat pink by far introduced.
their plantations, being an increase of The flush crept up to her rich brown hair, Reese's Prfne M of Wale amber yellow, deepening rose to: orange.ever Snowflake,
this And she plucked to pore white,always in bloom. Prlnceas de Radzf well, lovely coral red.
over item pieces rosebud fair
acreage year.-Quincy a Pearl
i Roses are on of the Garden, deep'glden :yellow. Beauty of Stapleford
in.Citizen. As she stole a glance at her lover there. 'bright rosy: crimson. Queen of Fragrance*in clusters of six to ten roses
their white edged pink. Rhelngold, beautiful shades of saffron and tawn.; Sunset.,
own golden amber,resembles an afterglow." Dr. Grill,
coppery yellow and tawny
There have been shipped over the And he, these men are so full of guile; roofs. rose.Duchess Marie Intmacnlata an intermingling of bronze,orange yellow,
S., F. & W. Railway from Gainesvilleto His eves a-glistening. with mirth the frontier pink and, lovely crimson.dark red.Lady Star Castlereagh of Gold,,the soft queen rosy crimson of all yellow and roses.yellow.Wabaa Papa,
while, a great rose in bloom all the time. Lady Stanley,great garden rose. TItconn. '
Savannah the present season up to Looked tease Wantler,one of the best roses grown. Cleopatra,soft shell pink,lovely.
calmly on, with a doubting smile.' Sappho fawn suffused with red Letty Cole,:very chaste and,beaatii .
date about
boxes of .
600,000 .
oranges,
considerably more than were shippedlast 'I hate you, I hate you!1'- she said again, THE PROOF OFTHE PUDDING,IS IN THE EATING. aTw1,. ::matttters ct,=
And ,she tapped her toe on the carpet Ballinger Texas',NOT.29. Pittsburgh,Pa. Sept.20.1893.
year during the same period. To then, The The 20)GOOD Ii REJcsE 00..Springfield O. Gentlemen: The GOOD A REESE Co..Springfield,0. Gentlemen:
these it has ever blooming roses you sent me for|L arrived I wish to thank :you for the excellent assortment of
transport oranges required As if each tap were a stab at men. :yesterday to that in I the most splendid condition,and allow me roses contained in your Rainbow Collection. On May
which .if made into stalks say was absolutely surprised at the size of the 3,1 planted them 19 of them lived. About six of them
cars :: and the
3,000 up one amount length and thriftiness of the bloomed in Jane,since which all hare bloomed either
train would, cover a distance of Her lips were a-quiver, her eyes in mist, i ford roots.to send I hare out wpndered such roses many for times how you could af' monthly perpetual: ,true to their color. OnSept.],I
25 such small .
a
Her cheeks and borne in the price. Every counted 106 bads and blooms on the 19 rose They: were
miles., The price paid for throat, as the sun-gods I blooming land should have their yard full of ever much admired by: my friends and neighbor,and allow
average roses at this
kissed, price. me to thank you for furnishing this source of pleasure.
transportation to Savannah was ,1254C Were bathed in the essence of amethyst. ,(Judge) a Yours H. Wnj mond S. so cheaply.&Fifth Avenue.. Very respectfully.E.' D.SMIT .
per b'ox.-Gainesville Sun. We will also tend our Iron Clad Collection of 12 Hardy'Rosen, all different colon,'$1. Try a Me.
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And then her love, with a startled look, t8 Chrysanthemums d.lee Betoulas,, aU prbe winners,,I. 16 Geraalums. doable and single, flowered and scented,. S1..
dllrereat kinds 1. 40 paeket8 choice Flower Seeds, all different kinds $1. Our
The great dredge Pico commenced I Grew serious quite and his face forsook handsome,illustrated J.52.P8C8 Oatalogae describing above Roses Plant and all Seeda.mailed for 1Oc.; atamlL
work last week at Port Tampa on its The confident look which it erstwhile Boses Don'tJllacerourorderhefore for Immediate effect. Liberal eeinlrour Premiums prices.WE to club CAN raisers SAVE,or YOU how to MONEY.ire t your We seeds haft and large plants two free.year We old
took. are the LARCEST ROSE GROWERS IN THE WORLD. Our sales of Ros Plants alone last season
trial. It is
thirty days doing good exceeded s million and.halt When you order Roses,Plants and Seeds,you want the very best. Try: us. Address

work and it is thought it will be',ac And, "Oh. very well," as he rose to go; GOOD & REESE CO., Box 1 132 Champion" City Greenhouses Springfield Ohio
cepted. This dredge will be used "And if it please you to have it so, ,

in digging the,channel into the shore Why, so it shall be, as, you doubtless

and will cost the Plant Investment know." delicacies in diet, fine fabrics and how ,little we think that the few sticks

Company between $80,000 and $100- He took one step, but 8-sudden: turned;; trimmings that add only to the beautyof (that cost us literally nothing and

ooo. The opening of ,this .channel Oh, much the sweetest is bliss unearned; dress; a dozen things that are for without which we would not absolutely

will be a big thing, for the phosphate And- looked in the tear-wet eyes ,that the promotion ,of ease and comfort 'suffer, though we would not 'be 'so

miners, as it will allow half a dozen yearned.No alone, can be left out, being essential comfortable) would save the'\lives of

ships to load at one_ time and do away word she spoke,but her arms entwined neither to health nor happiness.,: men, 'women and little children.

with the enormous wharfage charge. Around his neck. Oh, a woman's mind i Housekeeping is simplified and labor i. There: is no necessity for anyone to
Is a puzzle to which no key you'll find. lessened in most instances, by their go' hungry or cold in 'all 'the length
Louis Pio
immigration agent of absence. What we call the "comfortsof and breadth of Florida
unless in
the East Coast Line has founded i Upon his shoulder she laid her head. ex-
a "
And'he kissed her cheek, which was still life, it would ,be'well for us to re: ceptional cases when sickness or other
settlement the St. Lucie river.It
new on .
I rose-red, member are unknown 'to a large ma- accident prevents a man from earning
is situated at the head of the river, "You know I hate you !I" was all she said. jority of women in this world. Yet, his daily bread. So much the more

which is navigable jor a distance of -The Wasp. how some of us do fret, even in our ought we to extend a helping hand to
twenty-five or thirty miles. Even .
genial clime, if we cannot have all the the unfortunate. Remember 'too
,
steamships can enter the stream, there Economy for Charity's Sake., conveniences and certain luxuries when we have no "oil or wine" for

being the sea.about Mr.eighteen Pio has feet commenced of water to to t Though in our sunny land, as elsewhere that at one time may have been deemed the suffering, (here or elsewhere) that

we not to the indispensable because near at "a of water" in the
may expect eat cup given Mas
settle the he .
place taking the first immigrants
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bread of idleness do realize ter's name brings twofold
we not hand.Where a blessing,
there twelve
days ago, and what a hand to hand fight is now be- for months or years we have and give cheerfully. *
he has
located now there. twenty-three At families; ing waged in many parts of the world, accustomed ourselves to the practiceof MINNIE G. MILLS.,

present they are even in our own country, with ,"the economy (more or less rigid) we -
living in tents, but last week four find life . .
wolf at the door. For where floods we enjoy fully as well. In "i I"

houses were commenced, together and pestilence have .swept,, famine. fact, there are many compensationsoften FREE TO ALL:
with a large immigrant house, which follows... I unexpected, in 'a life of toil.and Our New-Illustrated
will be Catalogue of PLANTS,
completed in about three
Wealth is ,not evenly distributed self-denial, particularly in this fair Boszs, BULBS, VINES:

weeks. among mankind, and that. the major- State.While TREES 8HBUBS.OBN.AltXRT.lXt,SMALL huns,
For years Clermont has worship ity have to economize. is a well known we "learn to labor and to GBAPE VINES, SEEDS.

ped at the shrine of king tomato only, fact. In view of the situation, ,is it wait," let us not imagine that our life FBDtoaU etc., will be applicants.mailed

but last,winter's ,cold has taught them not a duty devolving on all ? The is being'wasted. Let us be thankful, 100 pages.Plant Most complete *
Catalogue
a lesson. He states that more potatoesand rich may thus the more easily assist too, that we are not compelled to face published.w. Satisfaction Guaranteed. 20 Boss

other vegetables, and forage: for the needy, not in giving alms only, poverty in its most repulsive form. HOUSES: 45 Address GBEENHOUSES: ;so acres NUBSEBIES.

stock .has been raised, the past,season but oftener in helping people fo help The gaunt "wolf" is seldom seen in NANZ & NEUNER; LOUISVILLE Kr.

than probably in the whole existenceof themselves. There are many now our portion of fair Columbia, except," ': ."'" '. ", .

the place before. And the present really needy who are not of the pov. possibly, in a crowded city; and most

season not more 'than one half to two- erty-stricken class,' and who .would of 'us are able to relieve whatever Belleview Soft PhosphateBest

thirds as many tomatoes nave been scorn to be recipients of "charity.." suffering there may be in rural com ,

planted as were last year. This i is And by those whose every dollar rep- munities, when any exists. fertilizer ever sold in Florida for

probably' .solving the question,of Flor resents a day's hard labor,. many sac But where the icy winds of winterare fruit trees and vegetables.

ida life. Before the new era struck rifices must be, and are daily made, now sweeping, thousands know Price reduced this season to five

the,State its citizens raised everything to make both ends meet. We learn,. not whereto find a night's lodging or dollars, ton in Carloads. '

for home ,consumption. But when I little. by little! during our lives-par- a crust. ,A home is ,not to be thoughtof per

first the orange and then the tomato ticularly if portions of,them are spent by those who have not a dollar to DRIED

was proclaimed king they turned away in different countries and under pay for even'' a corner in crowded ,

from old friends to follow new gods. changed conditions-that many things tenement. There is '''too little charity GROUND] ,

The result all know but too well. But considered actual necessities do not in the world, too little sympathy; and

Florida is getting her eyes opened. really belong in that category. Ol f much of it comes from want of, consideration SACKEWrite

Diversity of crops is as much a'necessity these, many things. we are' accustom simply, not from reaUhard- for full particulars to

here and now ,as ever it was i in ed to use in. housekeeping and furnishing ness of heart. When we sit in ,the

this or any other country.Tampanbune. (conveniences, it s.true. ), warm sunshine or: on'a chilly evening B.SfJIITfi, '

decorations for tfie table, as'well as before our blazing fires of pine knots, aene1fa1 tiIenag81f, .ekaonvUte, Fta..

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Florida Reminiscences. to make o.ur'home again in the North, would have, taken one.quarter of the BENTON' & UPSONIRRIGATING
For Rural Home
our nor have we the least desire to go food on that table, arranged the

You say I must have many reminiscences pioneering again. bread,, meat and cake and other edibles JAC1cso11lhIlIkB, FhR!.

of our early life in this fairState. S. M. A. on clean plates, putting the breadon .

t Our residence here does not -.. two small plates, one.at each end .

date back as far as some, still seven- How Women Increase Care. of die table. How much more invit-

teen years of moons have,passed over ing it would have looked.,
Oh, woman, if will have car-
our heads since we came to make our you Food certainly is relished much bet- MACHINERY

home here, and while I don't regret pets, somebody must propel the ter when nicely arranged. Table ,
if must have stuffy cur-
sweeper; you
coming, there were .a great many linen may not be, linen at all with BOTBC
tains
and hangings, someone must
I unpleasant things connected with the some of us but it' and should be '
may
fight the invading moth if you will Steam and Horse Power.
!t' first few years of our life here, that ; clean. Even though you can only
make your house an art gallery, 'a
make a sad remembrance. Yet there
white
t afford tablecloths of cotton,
of modem curios furni-
museum a
: were many pleasant things connected have plenty of them, so that one need
ture warehouse, a china emporium, a
r with Pipe Pipe Fitting Brass
our pioneering. not be used after it is decorated with ,
and, World's Fair in min-
toy shop, a
When we came here we expected tea and coffee stains, reminding one Valve Hose Etc.
but sunshine ature-why, you do make it a dimpleof ,
nothing flowers and
of a map .of the "dark continent.
oranges; for were we not below the loveliness, but you know this my But be sure to have a tablecloth. WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.
daughter, and hear it for thy good,
frost line? Well, that delusion was .
she Nothing looks so uninviting as a meal
that increaseth bric-a-brac in-
soon dispelled, for as we stepped off creaseth care, and much bijouterie, is spread on a bare table, although I Geo. S. Hacker & Son,
the boat at an early hour, the wharf know well.to-do people who
a weariness of the flesh, writes Robt.J. many MANUFACTURERS OF
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white with frost.
was As the boat follow this custom. It is all very well
was several hours early the mule and Burdette in his own inimitableway w CD
I. on "The Taskmistress of when the table is of polished rose .= ---I -
cart that was to meet us, were not on Ladies' wood or walnut, and is used for noth-- CO -
Women" in
the November
hand and what were we to do ? Our else but when it other
ing serves uses, a
Home this is
Journal. But all your
) stopping place was three miles distant, as it often does, and has to be wipedover 03c v
own doing. Wherefore do not come
i there were eleven in the party, threeof with the dish cloth before being .
around the den of the man, wailingthat
them children, one an old lady, woman's work is never done spread, it is something more than ro 0
feeble and over seventy; the rest not ; simply uninviting to me. c
that you are tired to death, and that
used to walking. a:
A bouquet of flowers adds
you have no time to read or improve very Io = -

Well, ,two of the party walked, but yourself. Go to your mirror and much to the attractiveness of the table, eoO .. .,m=

the rest stood around and shivered, make faces at the responsible party. and there are not many times that we + .ua Eov

until the wood cutter who supplied Of course the monster enjoys all these may not have them, by taking a little

wood to the steamboat, said he would trouble.-Ohio Farmer. And Material.
things-the exquisite taste and the Building .
tackle his for and .
up team us, we
art and the loveliness in his house.
CHARLESTON S. 0.Fraud3RsFruut .
could ride up in the wood cart and JF YOUR SACK ACHES
He enjoys the toothsome breakfastand Or rouse all worn out, really good fur nothing
send the back. The driver-to-
team the dainty china the elaborate ,It is general debility. TryBBOirjyS
be rather find he RON n TTERS.
1 was dismayed to was luncheon and the great dinner. But It will cure you cleanse your liver, and givea Wrappers.
drive four cattle and them .
to guide good appetite.EPILEPSY
he doesn't really need so much, and I '
with a rope tied to their horns; but doubt much if it is good for
very NO MORE 'CHEATING.Consumers
after a.few short lessons he thought .
him; he is always apt to get more
f he could them the OR FITS
manage man assur- than is good for him. of Fruit Wrappers may
ing him they were as gentle as kittens. now'know that they get an honest ream

We started, and the question that of- --r.f- Can this disease be cured? Most physicians say of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto
$100 Reward, $100. No-/say,Tea; all forma and the worst cases. After unscrupulous ,dealers
ream as some
ten arose was, "Do we move ? when 80 years study and experiment I have found the
The reader of this will be supply. .
.. some one of the party would sight bya paper { remedy.-Epilepsy Is cured by It; cured, not sub-
pleased to learn that there is at least'one dued bi opiates-the old,treacherous, quack treat- "FAIR AND
pine tree and assure us that we OUR SQUARE"Printed
,
Do not
dreaded disease that science has ment. despair. Forget past impositions on
were moving.It ,past outrages on confidence,past in
your purse your Wrappers put up packagesof
about been able to cure in all its stages, and failures. Look forward,not backward. :My remedyIs 1000 each,. and each Wrapper is
took four hours
us to that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis of to-day. Valuable work on the subject, and
numbered in printing, 'consecutivelyfrom
,
61 J reach our destination, three miles large bottle of the remedy-sent free for trial.
the known the ,
only positive cure to 1 to 1000. No one can
distant. Now few minutes :Mention pos -omcc> and Express addr 8.
a
very medical fraternity. Catarrh being a Prof.W.H.PEEKE,F.D.,4 Cedar St.,New York
does it, and passengers are broughtup constitutional disease, requires a con- HONESTLY BEAT

by the iron horse. At that time stitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh our prices. Send for samples and pricesTHE

there were a' good many families scat- Cure is taken internally, acting di- to

tered among the pines, and we soon rectly on the blood and mucous surfaces JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO,
became acquainted and used'to cook- FERRY'SSEEDS
of the system, thereby destroy-
JERSEY CITY, N. J.
ing without milk. When we first
ing the foundation of the disease, and
came, the nearest store was six miles the N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted
giving patient strength by buildingup
distant, and only one small mule in the constitution and assisting na wrappers.
,
Are just what every
the neighborhood; but that winter ture in doing its work. The 'proprie- I sower needs. The merits -
of Ferrj's Seeds! WM. B. SCHRAEDER,
there was a general store started in
tors have so much faith in its curative form the foundation up- BREEDER. OP
the on which has been built the
place.
powers, that they offer One Hundred largest seed business in the world.
Then the woods abounded in small Dollars for any case that it fails to Ferry's Seed Annual for 1894 GRADE JERSEYS.Bulls
contains the sum and substance of
game, and everybody went fishing at cure. Send for list of testimonials. the latest farming knowledge. Free .

least once a week; picnics and fish Address, F. J. CHENEY &CO., M.for FERRY the asking.D. &.CO., Cows and Heifers for sale.

'frys were the order of the day. Everybody Toledo, Ohio. Detroit, Mich. WAVERLY FARM, Leon County, near

was agreeable, and we can IS-! Sold by Druggists, 75c. Tallahassee, Fla,

look back upon many a pleasant time .. .

in the long-ago. The children that Setting the Table. POTASH SALTS.

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came to this land.of flowers are most- The enjoyment of a meal dependsmore -

ly grown. One has reached to man's upon the way it is served than s Are INDISPENSABLE for vegetables
and fruits of all kinds. On sandy'soils
side of the Riverof the of food. I have
estate on the other upon variety it is impossible to raise these crops with-

Time; the other two remember been at places where the food was out them. Sulphate of Potash, Muriateof

nothing of the Northern home, they good and well cooked, but the cold Potash and Kainit. For information

left. The place looks nothing as it meat was cut in thick, haggled chunks, and pamphlets address GERMAN SALT

did that frosty morning; the pines are instead of trim slices; the bread was WORKS, 93 Nassau St., New York City.

cleared away and thrifty orange trees all stacked on. one large plate .resembling stabl'aDouble Acting .

take their place, and where then was a miniature mountain; the cake \L Excelsior Outfits Spraying prevent M BATTERSON & CO.

unbroken forest now show up culti-- was arranged in the same style, threeor 'LeAf Blight 4 Wormy IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ORANGE SHIP-
Fruit. Insures a heavy to Buffalo N.Y.,one of the
vated fields, beautiful residences and four kinds on one plate, regardless yield of all Fruit Thou&-and- unsurpassed markets of United States,remem-
crops.
bending to the ground of broken pieces and crumbs. It was i Vegetable ands in use.Send 6 cte.for' ber the Old ,Responsible Reliable and liberal
i thrifty groves, catalogue and fall treatise Commission Merchants who advance
with'their load of golden balls. Whilewe not a very inviting table to'my mind. on spraying. Circvlanfree* and dont sell at auction,but direct to retail trade
WU.STAHLQuincyM\\ for all is in them. Batterson &Co.. 167-169 Scott
: accustomedto
sometimes think with regret of the Another housekeeper, St., Buffalo. N.Established i863 2 "years:. ai

'friends left behind, we have no desire.' making the most., and best of things, perience.

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1. POWERS....... ........ ............Bditor.P. An esteemed sendsus "
correspondent fight. They and their abettors I SEEDS, ETC.
O. Address, Lawtey, Fla.
for publication a detailed accountof planned to have the County Solicitor Peas, Split......-.. 3.75

A. H. MANVILLE.....Staff Contributor. his purchase of some oyster shell take a snap judgment, and tie up the Black-eyed.Peas, new crop, bush............ 1.75 2.25:

gas lime, its wet condition on arrival, Governor's hands by a bogus arrest 11 Lima ... 2,50
CONTENTS. shortage in weight etc. This is and Alfalfa or Lucerne, per bushel ape
purely a release of the prisoners on a I Genuine red rust proof oats ." :soc
a matter of business, to be settled subservient and collusive decision. White seed rice .-:.3.25
MAJU ETING-Tbe Orange Business in Jack. Florida grown seed rye 2.2:$
onville ................................... 19 with the company selling it. Any They were taken aback when the Georgia rye. 1.74
Standing Together; Shipping Oranges in statement of its effects on crops or Governor "shot out with his Texas rust proof oats ., .<.
Bulk........................................ ao land shall right, Onion Sets, red per bush.. (...
we be glad to publish. planted a simple telegraphic .
GKOVK AND, ORCHARD-Truffles in Flor- message
ida; Figs as a By-Product; Shipping "below the belt" of their dupe,doubled Movement of Oranges.
Peaches to Europe; Cattley Guavas...... 21 him all and Since our last it is estimatedthat
The Income Tax. up "sent him to grass" report
FARMER AND Tllt7CJtEJl-Tomato Notes
from Polk County; Potato CultureDeepor If the at in uttering the equivocal and shuffling 155,000 boxes of oranges have been
Shallow Planting..................... 22 party present power "no shipped out of the State, of which number ,
will plea information
enact and thoroughly enforce the -nol.pros.
TOBACCO-Tobacco Leaf Ash; Florida Tobacco 89,969 boxes were carried by steamers. -
........................................ 23 collection of a reasonable income tax, The John G. Christopher went out ?

l'011LTJlY-Poultry Notes; Eggs Will Pay.... 23 it will deserve the hearty thanks of all Sunday for New York with 9,083 boxesof

OUR RURAL HOME-A Woman's Hate; Economy and a car of palmetto leaves.
for Charity's Sake.............. ..... 24 tillers of the soil, who have hitherto ]JVEa! \ s.JACKSONVILLE The oranges Brixham cleared for Philadelphia
Florida Reminiscences;How Women Increase borne an unfair proportion of the bur-
Care; Setting the Table.................. 25 dens of taxation. Sunday with 8,900 boxes and 50 barrels,
EDITORIAL Silver Sub-Treasury Scheme It takes money to FLA., Jan. 12. but did not go over the St. John's bar 1

Oyster Shell Gas Lime; The Income Tax;; carryon the government. Brains will FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. until early Monday morning.The .

The Brainless Bullies........s........... 26 not do it alone, houses and lands will These are average quotations. Extra choice Fruit Exchange officers report that
lots fetch
Movement of Oranges; Fruit Exchange Bul- prices above top quotations, while poor they handled the week about
do past 15,000
not it, broad acres will not do it. lots sell lower.
letins;Jacksonville Fruit Auction Company's Oranges, ripe ........... .. ............ 1.2510 1.50h boxes.
Profits of Bulletin California; H. L.Orchards.Goodsell's... .Sales......; 27 All the expenses, all the officers, and drops... ...... ..... ....... .75toi.o Of vegetables, 1,007 packages are re- 3
laborers Grapefruit, box. ..........
Points on SUTer............. ........... ...... 29 who serve the governmentmust Grape fruit, bbl. ........ .... .... 1.50to 2.S0 to 3.0 2.0 ported going by sea. .
be paid in spot cash. Tangerines. ..... .... .......... ..... 2.0 The Clyde Line took out 28tOOO boxesof
Therefore there Mandarins..... . ........ ... 1.50 5,000 bundles of hides
Weather in Ja.oksonville. can be no truer Lemons,Fla., .... ......... 1.00101.50 oranges, 1,500
proposition than this, that the basis of Messina............. ........ 5.00 bales of cotton, 200 bags of wool and 500-
II. .1. = Malaga Grapes, kegs .... ........ .... 5.00 000 feet of lumber. I
S. S till = S"E 0DA all just and fair taxation should be the Pineapples crate..... ... .... ...... 4.50 ..
TB. ci AQ oS n Ii {! money-making capacity. Potatoes, New York .................. 2.75
00 00 :a aan ::: 41 5-barrel lots........... .. 2.65 Fruit Exchange Bulletin.'
- Money is power, money is the Hebrons, seed ............... 3.00
2.......... 39 So 58 39 19 4B 22.0 I' II S-bbl.lots ..... ... 2.75 Jacksonville, Jan. 5.-Prices continue
an 3. ......... 39 54 65 39 :z6 52 C.OO measure of strength, for all govern- ItII Early Rose............... ... 3.00 about the same as reported in last tulles -
an 4....... .. 42 63 74 45 29 60 0.00 mental purposes. "it 5-bbl. lots......... tin. The demand is somewhat better
an ::5.......... 58 67 77 55 22 66 0.00al1 Onions yellow, bbl................... 2.75
6.......... s8 62 74 55 19 64 0.00 The farmer in a quiet community red .......... ............ .... 2.75 than we expected to see just after the
an 7 ... ....54 67 77 52 25 64 1.D0 remote from city few Sweet potatoes,bush.......... .... .... .50 holidays, and if weather continues favorable -
8........ .... 61 6 61 T any earns only a
an s8 64 s8 Florida cabbage, per 100..... 5-..to 6.00 beta
- hundred dollars a year, and he is Cauliflower, N, Y., each................ .z we see no good reason why -
Mean... .. .51.060.070.049021.059.0 Beets northern,per bbl.............. 2.5 a ter prices should not rule during the
'Total rainfall. really very little dependent on government Turnips, northern .......... . .... 1.75 coming week.
T-Trace. of any kind for protection.He Lettuce, doz.,.. ....................... .15 We are glad to report that the bulk of
E. R. DEMAIN Observer. Carrots,per bbl...................... 2.50
is practically a law unto himself. Parsnips, .. ............ .......... 2.75 the fruit is carrying in better shape, although -
The in who Squshcraate .......................... 1.25 some decay is still reported.
attorney a great city earns Celery................. ........... ... .40 to .50
A Silver Sub-Treasury Scheme. $25,000 a year is the very creature Of Egg Plants, bbl......... .... ... .. .. 2.00104.00 TELEGRAMS. l
Tomatoes.............................1.50 to 2.00 Sale to-day 1.20 to 1.70 1.50.
From far Oregon comes to us a government, for he is a member of a Squashes bbl.. ........ ... ... ......... 1.25101.50 ; average,
bill which the complicated and intensely artificial Cocoanuts... .......... .... ......... 4.50 Demand improving. .
author
proposed sayshas Peanuts best brand..... ............. .04 to.05 C. of G. car No. 1128* sold for 571.00.
been introduced into Congress, civilization which would fall to pieces Apples, New York, bbl........... .... 4.50 1.60. This market in : 1
in twenty-four hours without the Sweet Pepper, peck........... ........ .75 average good l
which has strangely familiar ear constant Grapes, 5-lb basket. ..... .......... .25 shape. Ship heavier.
marks. The only important differ upholding of government. What Guavas,3-peckbox .... ... ........... i.oo Sold four cars to-day at averages, 2.07,
could he in Okra, peck ............. ......... .75 2.17,2.20, and 2.34 respectively. :Mar-
ence between it and the famous sub earn a sparsely settled Cucumbers, English, each............ .10 ,
bill of the Ocala conventionis community like that of the farmer ? Cowpeas, shelled, peck.. ........ ..... .50 ket stronger. Tangerines up to 3.00.
treasury Green Beans,bushel... ..... .... 1.25101.50 Good sale. More decay than two previous -
the substitution of silver for wheat, Not so much as the farmer, perhaps. Peas...................... .. 2.00 to 2.50 sales. Sold 1.40 to 2.75, and 1,360
He has the of New beets, with tops, barrel crate...2.50 to 2.75
cotton, etc. high privilege earninga Pumpkins, each.... ................... .05 to .15 boxes averaged 2.06. Tangerines, 1.20 i
The first section provides for the splendid income in a densely populated Parsley, per doz. bunches ............ 26 to 2.00. Ship heavier.
Watercress, per doz. bunches .. ..... .25 to .40 Sold 2,300 boxes to-day at 75c to 2.25
issue of non-interest bearing bonds of community, the very essence of Spinach, bushel....................... 1.50 ,
the denominations of which is protection in forms, Carrots, Fla., per doz. bunches......... .25 averaged 1.65. Mostly fair fruit, but ,
$1,000 t many
up oand Green onions per doz. bunches........ .25 some decay. ,
$50,000, etc. But the milk of th e for this privilege he ought to be Pepper, well cured, bushel...... ....... 1.50 Sold eight cars to-day. General average
......... ...........
compelled to Sage, well cured, Ib .25 to .50
nut appears in section 8, which is as pay proportionately. 1.60. Receipts light,market fairly

follows: Macaulay says in his essay on the POULTRY AND EGGS. active. .

Utilitarian Theory of Government i in Hens....... ..................... ..... 30 to .35 Car No. 17343, two-thirds russets, sold
It shall be the duty of the United Roosters.............. .. ............ .25 to ,3 for 720.00 2.40.
; average
States Treasurer to purchase monthly summing up his views: "We should Broilers..................... ...: .20 to.25
.. ......... Just sold three cars at averages, 2.05,
wish Turkeys, per pound,gross 10 to .11
with such bonds gold and silver bul to see an end put to all the advantages Ducks..................... ........... 35 to .50 2.09 and 2.13. '
lion for the lowest offer but for which particular forms of Geese.............. .... ............... .50
not Eggs,... .....-_..........-........ .22 LIVERPOOL.
more than face value when coined, property possess over other forms, and GAME No sale since last report. Next ships -

such amounts as when coined shall be particular portions of property over Wild turkeys, Ib... ................... .13 to .I ments leave Jacksonville January, 7, 11,
other equal portions." Wild ducks, each ............ .......... .15 to .25 13, 18, 21 and 25. .
ten million dollars, and as near as may Rabbits, each.......................... 10 to .20
be equal amounts in face value when No property exists or can exist Quail, good demand, each............ 10 to .12
without Squirrels ....... ....................... 06 to .10 Jacksonville, Jan. 9.-Since our last
coined, of each kind of bullion until 1 government. The ability, I Doves ............. ............... ...... .06 to .08 issue the prices have declined consider-

the amount of gold and silver coin the intellect of the attorney is not the HAY, GRAIN, ETC. ably at two or three points, while other

shall be fifty dollars per capita of the creation of government (neither is the White corn, small lots...... ................$ 1.25 points seem to continue favorable.
when the Treasurer farmer's land, for that matter) but i it Mixed corn, ............... ..... .. 1.20 Shipments during past week have in-
population, shall White oats, ...... ............... .. 1.70 creased to such extent
thereafter annually purchase and coin would be useless without a dense com Mixedoats, ............... ........1.65 an as to warrantus
munity in which exercise it. Hay No. i, Timothy, small lots.... ......... 19.00 in suggesting a slight decrease as we
sufficient bullion to maintain that to There Wheat bran small lots......... ............ 19.00 are apprehensive of an oversupply and a,
amount be fore his ability is his property and he Ground feed, fresh (corn andoats), per sack break in all
capita
per near as may ; of 100 pounds...................... ........ 1.40 consequent prices round.
provided always, that the bullion shall ought to be taxed on that property. Feed meal, in sacks of 100 pounds, per ton. 23.00 We do not feel quite easy over the

be offered at that will be less Rice flour, per cwt.......................... 90 present condition of some of our most '.
a price Pure wheat, per sack of 100 pounds........ 1.35 important markets and it will
require
than its lace value when coined. But The Brainless Bullies. Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per cwt. a
150-pound sacks.................... .. ..... 1.30 day or two to determine as to results in
in no event shall a greater price be The two "gentlemenly" ruffians who Prepared steam cooked horse feed, per cwt, the near future.

for the bullion than will its 150-pound sacks......... .... ... ...... 1.50 Within the
paid two
equal eat graham bread and practice hygienein Pearl grits, per barrel...................... 2.95 past day or more or
face value when coined. Such bonds order that they may more effectuallymaul ) Pearl meal, per barrel..... .. ............... 3.95 less rot has shown up at several points
Flour,best winter wheat, patent............ 4.50 no doubt caused by unfavorable weather.
may be used in payment for public each other's faces are disturbedby Flour, extra fancy family .... ............. 4.25 We hope in our issue of January 12 to

works by previous agreement with the ominous silence of Governor extra.(Half) barrels,eIther brand, 250 per barrel give a more definite report as to the out-

contractors of such works, but the Mitchell. They are accustomed to a Cotton seed meal, bright, per ton........... 25.s look.

aggregate amount of such bonds to bused e brutal directness which recognizes Dark ton or....Sea....Island........cotton........seed.....meal......,'..per... 20.00 TELEGRAMS.

by the government in paymentfor I only the fistic argument or the potencyof Pure ground bone, fine, per ton .......... 30.00 Sale to-day of 475 boxes ranged 1.45 to
Bone and potash,per ton................... 33.00
public works shall not exceed ten coin, and they stand abashed at German kainit, per ton..................... 17.00 2.25; averaged 1.90.Today's .
dollars per annum per capita of the an exhibition of intellect. Land plaster................................10.00 sale ranked 65c. to 2.50; averaged -
Nitrate Soda 3c per pound; per ton........ 55.00 1.50. Tangerines, 2.10 to 3.10 per
population, except in times of insur- They probably thought that habeas Muriate potash. 2)40 per pound; per ton.... 50.00 box medium condition and quality.
rection invasion. Sulphate potash, TC per pound;per ton..... ;
or corpus means "you may have the Sulphate potash, 90 per cent.......;........... go.31.00 a I Receipts light. Market good. Bright- .*



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1 11'J average 1.90: Golden ruSeteI.65. We. have sold well at fair average prices.- -We--

Advise shipments., report the last two sales as follows: FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. :
t Sold' five cars to-day at averages respectively Dec. 29-Sold one car of Florida or- .
2.05, l.g6, I.M.l.80 and 1.40. anges for the account of the agents of '
:; Condition very'rotten to sound. the Florida Fruit Exchange 1.50 to 2.30, An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florid 7rulttotht
Y Sale of two cars to-day;: averaged 1.95; average 2.04; and three other cars of BOX :MATEBIAIr-The J best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL. fSOO.WO.>t
Exchange Is fully prepared to iupplr boxM;) ant paper on
receipts light. Market firm. Florida Oranges, mostly russets but very order. Write for price list and terms.
(. Receipts to-day very rotten. Sold 85c. good fruit, sold at average prices as follows -:OFFICERS :- '

I. to 1.10; averaged 1.00. Car 51016 sold : one car 2.16, one 2.32 and one 2.36. GEO. R. FAIRBANKS,..,President. D. GREENLEAF,. Vlce-Prcildent.
: 1.20 to 1.65; averaged! 1.SO. Car 1194 sold Tangerines from 1.00 to 2.00 per half box; ALBERT M. IV S Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary.
f 1.05 to 1.65; and averaged 1.34. Mandarins, 85c to 1.25 per half box; DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E.Pratt
HillsboroCo.; .John Fabyan, Lake Co. Hy Crutcher Greenleaf.
; Orange Co. D.
; Duval Co.
Medium 60c. to 1.85; average grape fruit, 1.70 to 2.50; Messina lemons, B.M. Baer, Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard Co.; F. G. Sampson, Marion Co.; C.V.Hlllyer.,;
1.37i., to bad, condition. Tan- 4.75 to 5.15. Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. Moreman SU
gerines, 2.20 to 2.80. Market advancing Jan. 3-Sold three carloads of Florida Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Benj.Dowd, Lake Co.
Addressall to the Florida Fruit
S' correspondence Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla. Steneili.
on Tangerines.Six oranges, mostly russets, condition fair, with full packing and shipping; instructions furnished on application. ;.
i cars sold to-day at a general aver- average price per car follows: One car
;I": age of 1.70 per box Market steady. 2.05, one car 2.09 and one car 2.13; grape
Sold 5 cars to-day at 1.60 to !.60; aver- fruit, 2.00; Tangerines, 1.20 to 1.35 per
v aged 2.00, 2.08, 2.18, 2.12 and 2.35. half box; pineapples 91 to 13$c. Demand Sell Your Oranges at Home.If
Car 6097 sold 1.00 to 2.25; some lots and prospects good. Attendance at this .
f.) very rotten; average 1.61. Lemons, too sale 129.

large, rusty and coarse; sojd' 1.00 to 2.50. Yoxa.Jacksonville. Cannot : .. .
.I Two other cars averaged 2.07 and 1.90. New York, Jan. 10-Oranges, fancy

\ Very good demand. brights, selected sizes, 2.00 to 2.25; fancy Tile fruit Auction :*
LIVERPOOL. lines 1.75 to 2.25; average lines, 1.50 to \ ED-
1.75 russets, selected 1.75 to 2.00 fair
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Cable under date January advises of 1.50 to 1.75; Tangerines, 2.00 to 3.00; Mandarins Offers the Quickest and Most Reliable Means of Dispos-
i. tale 4s. to lls. with of 9s.
e an average
1.25 to 1.75; grape fruit 1.50 to
2.50; lemons, 2.00 to 5.00; cukes, 1.50 to ing of Fruit. .

I Jacksonville Fruit Auction Oompany's 2.50 crate; egg plant, bbls, 3.00 to 5.00;
boxes, 1.50 to 2.00; lettuce, half bbl. bas- When fruit cannot be sold here at a fair price, will forward to best Easternor
Bulletin ket, 1.50 to 2.00; peas, per crate, 1.00 to Western markets, and sell at auction (only one commission) and make advancesof
Thos. R. Towns says: We have againto 4.00; beans, 1.00 to 2.50; tomatoes, 75c to 50c to $1.00 per box, on good fruit, here, as to general condition of markets..
report a depressed market and fruit 1.50. PALMER, RIVENBURG & Co. Sale days Monday, Wednesday and Friday; returns made on day of.sale. -
arriving in poor condition. In falling For stencils and information address .

weather look out for falling prices. It is Liverpool, Dec. 23.Woodall & Co. report Thos. $ Towns m'
really discouraging to attempt to ship : Shipments last week from Spain to 9'tt. :
oranges this season; it is the most unfav- Liverpool, 36,145 cases oranges; to Manchester -
orable season within our recollection. 10,300 cases oranges; to London,
are not seeking to make the bad weathera 34,917 cases oranges. Oranges-21,000 TO ORANGE
for poor prices; it gives us no cases Valencia were offered to-day. :Mar- GROWERS. '
less pure than the grower to be able ket at the early part of the day was at 7s

to report good returns. Some of the 6d to 7s 9d for 420s, but later on became Our Jacksonville office, No. 94 West Bay St.,is now open,and shippers desiring
': otherwise finest oranges we receive are lower. Superior 420s, 8s to 9 s 6 d; large market reports or other information with regard to shipping, will kindly commu-
.}) creased, a result due, we think, to the 420,14s to 14s 6d; large and extra 714s, nicate with me at that address.On .
continued damp weather and prolongedrank lls to lls 3d; Jaffa, boxes best, 9s to 10s receipt of shipments of good qualities of fruit in Jacksonville, we will advance
growth. 3d; small fruit, 6s 6d to 8s; Port, cases, from 50 to 75c. per box to those that request the same. Checks for proceedsare
The beft we are able to report this best, 3s 9d to 5s 9d; Palermo, boxes, 2s mailed direct to every grower in Florida within 48 hours after the sale in New .
week is an average of 2.20 per carload; 6d to 3s 6 d. Canary tomatoes,per case, York. I solicit your support and shipments. ':.. .
from that ranging down to 2.07, 1.80 and 60 to 70 lbs, 6s 6d to 8s 6d. "In order to raise the standard of packing of Florida oranges, we propose to
to 1.40 for fruit badly affected with rot. JOHN NUGENT JOHNSTON. offer a prize of $100 to all that send .
.
We would urge our patrons to take -
.' great pains with their fruit while this Pittsburg. H. Seward & Company Not Less than 300 .Boxes of Oranges ;

unfavorable weather lasts. A of We sold four to
report: cars yesterday
period to us this"season.. The winner will[ receive a certificate to the effect that his fruit
three days is none too long for it to lie 2.34 2.20 2.17 and 2.07
average respect-
averaged the best gross result during the season, and in addition to that a check for
after cut before it is
being packed. The Our sale showed
ively. previous an aver-
$100. This is offered wholly for the sake of endeavoring to raise the standard of
flow of sap will prevent a defective orange age for Florida Fruit Exchange of 1.95
grading, packing and careful handling on the part of shippers. The average at the
from rotting while the tree but and the other 2.11.
on as cars averaged Orangessold
end of the season will be carefully made out of each and every shipment that we
soon as it is cut the defect will develop. up to 2.50 per box; tangerines from receive."
The should have time show 1.75 box mandarins to 2.50
to to 3.25
orange per ; up
Any correspondence directed to New York will receive prompt attention.E.L.GOODSELL .
whether it is able to "go it alone," with- per box. We sold about 350 bbls. grapesin
out the support of the tree. the last week from 2.10 to 4.50; lem-
to 4.50 75 bbls. from6c
ons up ; pineapples FL.
No. 94 West Bay St., Jacksonville, .,
y :B. 'L. Goodsell's Sales. to 20c per pine. and No. 103 Park Place, N. Y. City.
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Florida Fruits-In spite of the fact
that arrivals have been unusually light A Valuable Book.T. prospects for better average returns, and Good, Hard Business Sense. .

I. where an advance ought to have taken W. Wood & Sons' New Seed Book hence, as most farms are mortgaged, This tariff changing every time an,
,t place, and higher prices rule than are at for 1894: is now ready. This is a most many excessively, I see nothing to be administration changes'the complexionof
present, the market quotations, owing to useful publication to all gardeners and looked for, unless conditions can be its politics is becoming the bete noir
r a decided falling off in demand, the rul- farmers. It not only tells all about the changed, except wholesale foreclosuresand ,
ing market is much less than was the best seeds, but also when to plant, how a general liquidation in ths fruit and "hoodoo the business off the

case before the holidays. The range of to cultivate, and J gives much useful and business."I country, and it should be stopped..
price is very wide owing to the condition valuable information about profitablecrops think no one will dispute my facts, The question of the tariff is essentiallya
;t principally, although a great deal for garden and farm. Two articlesin or be able to give reasons for a more business question, and it should be
;., of complaint is made of the quality of it which are particularly timely and promising outlook, and if I am correct as removed from the domain of politicsand
to these there is from con-
no escape my
the Florida orange this season. With valuable are about the new forage plant, .
and the of clusion. settled finally and for good, subject .<
Sicily oranges selling as high as $2.00 Lathyrus Sylvestris Growing
per box, it is difficult to understand Beets for sugar making. This publication "Widespread distress"among fruit grow- only to the,changes that are necessary -, ,-
why Florida oranges do not bring as will be mailed free on application to ers will embarrass even those among to accommodate itself to the, ,
No railroad
much or more. T. W. Wood & Sons, Richmond, Va. them who are strongest. can growth of the country, by a commission -
interest its capital while in
pay on com-
January 2-1,086 boxes Messina lemons -*-
petition with a bankrupt road which does of first-class men. Give us a rest,. "
arriving ex Steamship Italia, prices Profits of California Orchards.The '
ranging from 6.00 to 3.75. not pretend to do so. Neither can any on the tariff.-St. Louis Grocer.

t January 3-2,600 boxes Florida fruits, St. Louis Post-Dispatch quotes the orchard pay interest in competition with

part arriving ex Clyde Line, and part ex following from some publication not bankrupt orchards.
Ocean S. S. Co. Oranges, 2.05 to 1.25; named: An exceedingly gloomy and discouraging "There will be many to object to these
review of the situation and statements, not because they are not true,
Tangerines boxes 1.90 half boxes 1.25
,
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to 1.10; Mandarins, half boxes, 80c. outlook for the California fruit growers is but because they tend to hinder land
January 5-Florida fruits, part arriving the following from the pen of E. F. sales or loans. But I believe we have
Adams, of the California State reached a point where growers can make
Clyde Line, and. part ex Ocean S. S. Co. manager
Oranges, 1.85 to 90c; Tangerines boxes, Fruit Exchange: more money by forcing the situation and ,.R+hrprtsd.J sis:
2.20, half boxes, 95c; grape fruit, 1.50 "At present, outside of a few fortunate seeking a remedy than by keeping still The Pole
and to unload the tenderfoot.In longest
to 75c.i districts, but few orchards or vineyardsin trying on
this State pay the living and working soiie districts of the State, conditionsare
expenses of their owners, and interest on not yet so bad as I have indicated Knocks the Persimmons.
Buffalo Auction Sales. capital invested."If because they are older and wealthier andcan So the long test knocks out shoddy fences.
The Buffalo Fruit Auction Company a grower makes only living and practice more of the economies of The Hon. John Walker, of Fayette, Mo.,writes:
report working and owns his farm wealth, but the poorer districts are boundto "Four years ago I bought your fence for a. deer
: expenses
park, and it has proved so satisfactory, I now
The fruit trade during the past week clear, he only loses interest on capital and drag them down.. want prices on farm fences." Unripe testimonials .-
has been very satisfactory, on the whole, makes no profit; but if his farm,is mort-- like green persimmnns, lead to profanity. ,
and! .prices received compare favorablyWith gaged he loses"his farm."tinder With diversified crops and a good heaveall PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian
other markets. Oranges and lemonY resent conditions I see no round Florida ought to go ahead.. I Mich. t
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-- THE FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUITGROWER.ST. .

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LouIS, Jan. 0.-Oranges, receipts i'
continue fair and there was some im- Orange Trees F

prorement, in the demand, several
straight cars finding buyers on arrival.
.
Well known brands were saleable in car 1Y
lots at 1.50 to 2.00 per box, according to Lemon Trees !

size. Anything suspicious was slow at .
much lower figures. For repacked we
quote:. Florida brights to 2.25; golden 1.1 N E;

russets, 1.75 to 2.00; :Mexican 2.25 to
2.50 per box. Tangerines, fair demandat The Old Reliable Buckeye Nurseries
2.25 to 2.50 per box. Mandarins sell at

2.00 to 2.25 per box. Grape Fruit, Flor- _

ida, in free offering and light demand at I have on hand the finest lot of stock I have ever grown of all the'standard:: va-
2.00 to 2.25 .box on orders. Pineap-
ples, supply per light and demand good at rieties. I have a specially fine lot of Tardiff and Jaffa in two-year buds, from five Shortest Quickest

2.75 to 3.00 per dozen for ,extra and 2.25 to seven feet high. I recognize the fact that it's hard times, and propose to sell at

to 2.50 for No.- 1. New potatoes, 3.00 hard time prices. I make a specialty of the King Orange.

per bushel; egg plant, 2.00 to 3.00 per I I Write for prices. M Attractive
dozen; beans, 1.50: to 1.75 case; peas, 2.00 ]1. E. GILLETT, Prop., DSt
case; lettuce, 2.25; bbl; tomatoes, 3.50 to
4.00 per 6-basket.crate for Florida and 50 Weirsdale, Fla.

cts per half-bushel box for Texas.P. ROUTE
M. KIELY. NURSERIES OF THE


CHICAGO, Jan.-Oranges- the arrivals Milwaukee Florida Dpaqge Co. Florida Points- BETWEEN and -the North.

have been very light and prices have ad-

vanced. We expect a good trade from Selected"strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.BuddingWood. THE
now on and a steady' market. Fancy for sale at all times.
brights, 176s to 216s, 2.25 to 2.75; 150s to Our stock is large and complete. Catalogue PROMPT and Price-List ATTENTION, address TO CORRESPONDENCE.For Florida Central and
250s. 1.75 to 2.25126s,1.75; to 2.00; choice
brights,176s to'216s, 2.00 to 2.50; 150s'to A. L. DUNCAN Manager, = Dunedin, Fla.

250s, 1.75 to 225; 126s, 1.50 to 2.00; Tangerines PeninsularVIA

fancy,per half-box,1.60; per box, .
3.00; golden russets, 176s to 216s, 1.90 to THE DEER ISLAND NURSERIES,

2.25150s; to 250s, 1.75 to 2.10126s; 1.60 to Office at Oakland Orange, Co., Fla.A .
1.75; russets, 176s to 216s 1.75 to 2.00; biKE CITY, MACDN
FULL OF
LINE
150s to 250s, 1.65 to 1.90; 120s, 1.40 to

1.00; :Mandarins\ per box, 2.75. Head CITRUS AND OTHER FRUIT .TREES AND IlbllITl
4.00 bbl leaf lettuce ,
lettuce, 2.50 to per ; ,
750 to 1.00 per case; curly lettuce, 40 to Ornamental Plants, &c., at prices to suit the times. Write for quotations on any- TO -
60c per doz.; garlic, 6 to 8c per lb; new thing want.
beets, slow, 50 to 60c; spinach, bushel you Nashville, St. Louis and ChicagoWith

boxes, 50 to.75c. but one change of sleepers, connects
also at Atlanta for NEW YORK and KANSAS
The best vegetables come from the South, and the CITY. The Florida Central and Peninsularhas
Philadelphia, Jan./ 6.-Receipts of best vegetables grown,there are produced from nearly'700 miles of track running throughthe
oranges the past week have,been more P I an t

moderate, and all fruit of choice qualityhas Wood's Seeds. Tobacco Stock Regions farming, and Dairy Section,

been meeting with a good demand They are unequaled In quality,and will grow North, Peacn and Strawberry Land,
and cleaning up promptly on,arrival/at W d South, East or West-wherever they are planted. Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country,
good prices. There has been quite a lot 00 S Wood's Seed Book for 1894 Is a complete history of Phosphate Has the Belt.Silver Spring and
of. inferior fruit to. arrive the past few current progress In planting. It helps you to select Other'fine Scenery.
while has been the best things to plant and tells you the best way The Great Hunting Country.
days, and such promptly to plant them. Write for It,and currentprices of any Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.
cleaned up, prices have been low. Choice Seeds Grass, Clover, or other Field Seeds required.
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari-
grape fruit of desirable sizes is wanted, T. W. WOOD SONS, RICHMOND, VA. ety of soils in the State, and above all
will not Tangerines The Largest Seed House! In the South.
poor pay expenses.
and mandarins are in lighter'supply, but L >+ >+>+ +) +> > Runs Where over It Is the High Central and Healthy.Rldgeland

prices have not advanced any, as the-demand Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
is only mO emte. Choice'to fancy A New Edition of "jMy {:[Florida the best freight facilities for any produce to
lemons are higher and wanted at full I Home." INCUBATORS&BROODERS the Northern markets. Send for the popularsong
Brooder only$5. Belt and cheapest for -
Vegetables when showing
quotations., The Florida Central & Peninsular m raising chicks; 40 first premiums j 8,000( "MV FLORIDA HOME."
fine quality are in, good demand, especially testimonials; send for catalogue.
Railroad has issued beautiful with its spirited words and beautiful muslo
a new
,beans and peas; poor stock is not G.S.SINGER, Box 528,Card!ngton,0. descriptive of an actual Florida Home' and
wanted. Oranges, choice to fancy bright, edition of "My Florida Home," the which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pages
selected sizes, 2.00 to 2.25;orangesstraightlines popular song, in colors. It is very of full sized best music paper,containing alsoa
picture of a home in Florida and a hunting
1.75 to 2.00; do, choice russets, as handsomely gotten up in regular sheet OWLING' GREEN ACADEMY scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in
to size, 1.50 to 1.75; do, inferior fruit, as music and will R stamps,to pay expense of distribution.)
to size,1.00 to 1.25; grape fruit, choice, style, ornament any Bowling Green Qt.-Opens 8ept.7th. Thorough Send also for the best map of.Florida(sent
bound collection of music. Those equipment,careful training, record, free) and note the towns on its route.A. .
bright, desirable sizes, 2.50 to 3.00; tangerines absolute freedom from hazing,students uniformly sucaddreti .O.MACDONELLG.P.A.Jacksonville
,, per double box, 1.75 to 2.50; who desire their friends to have some ce aful. For cmtalone. John Bart,)LA.U.of Va ,Ffa.

mandarins, per double box, 1.50 to 2.00; pretty introduction to Florida, or a .

lemons per box, 3.50 to 5.00; choice ripe souvenir of the State, would do well to STRAWBERRIES! The Florida Central .&
carrier 2.50 to 3.50
tomatoes, :per ; egg have Captain MacDonell send
plants, choice to fancy per bbl, 4.00 'to copies T fi FRUITED five Season!
The 0 Tl a Peninsular R. R. Co.
5.00; string beans, choice, per crate, 2.50 away for them. He will send a copyto AJCtllCtlls a perfect bloomer, earl;

to 3.00; green peas, choice' per crate, 2.50 any address, with the well known very firm, thrifty, yields large crop of good sizes Offers to Shippers
to 3.50cucumberS; as to quality, per indexed map of Florida published by colored and fine flavored berries, and Is the bet,
crate, 2.00 to 3.50.* his road, and some very interestingmatter shipper known. For plants address, The Shortest and Quickest Route

REDFIELD & SON. relating to the State, on receiptof E. T. OOLLISTEB, St.Leafs, NiB BETWEEN
FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
ten cents which be remittedin ,
may
New York Dec. 29.-Sgobel &Day sold
3,300 boxes., Oranges 1.25 to 2.30, half- stamps, (to defray the expense of W. STONE & CO THE EAST AND WEST.With .
boxes tangerines 1.00 to 1.25; half-boxes circulation). AddressA. Improved Ventilated Cars this com-
is better equipped than ever ever to
navels 2.05 to 2.121. half-boxes grape O. MACDONELL, THOMASVILLE.CA.A, guide to'success handle pany the Orange and Vegetable Crops and
fruit 70c to 2.65; half-boxes mandarins 55 Gen. Pass. Agt. F C. & P. Ry., FREE ful commercial fruit insure close connections and prompt despatchto '
to 000. culture at the South of pears, all Eastern and Western Markets.
-
Jan. 2.-2,300 boxes. Oranges, 80c to Jacksonville, Fla. plums retail,peaches.etc.nurseries.Wholesaleand Head Through cars to destination with-

2.25; boxes tangerines, 1.85; half-boxes, Copies of the former edition,with the quarters for trees. No agents, out change or delay. ,
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750 to'l.20. hunting scene on the back, can still be no substitutions; hence none Perishable freight followed by wire and
cheaper. Send for free catalog time passing various Junction -
Jan. 5475 boxes. Oranges 1.75 to
obtained. points and arrival at destination.All .
2.25. claims for overcharges and loss promptly -

London Dec. 22.-M.- 'Isaacs & Sons Roses, Plants and Seeds. Acme Hotel See adjusted.that your goods are marked

report: Valencia Oranges, about 16,000 .The GOOD & REESE Co., Springfield, via F. C. & P. R. R.
cases offered to-day;; market opened Ohio, publish a beautiful 152-page illustrated European' Plan. For information call on or address the un-
fairly firm;' prices, 420s, according toquality catalogue of roses, plants and No.Ill, TF.Bay.St., Jacksonville, Fla dersigned: -
Fla.
,, from 8s. 6d. to 10s.; large 7Hs, seeds; four colored plates, one of them Reopened with finely furnished apart- C.W.E.B.TAYLOR TUCKER,,Trav.Gen.A'gt A'g't,,Ocala Orlando,Fla.
12s. to '13s.; selected 420s, from 11s. to the wonderful new rose, Gen'l Rob't E. ments, with clean, nice beds, 50c to $1 G.M. HOLDEN,Trav. A Tt. Leesburg, Fla. -'
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15s., according' to quality; large up to Lee. Be sure and see it. They will per day each person. Gooo.diningroom W. R.FULLER Trav.AVt,Tampa, Fla., ;
27s. mail it to our readers for.: 10 cits. in in same block with moderate, rices. .Or N.S. PENNINGTON' ,Traffic Jacksonville.Manager Jr_,_

J. N. JoHNSTOH. stamps. r, R. L. CHADWICK. W.H. PLEASANTS,General Freigh.
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; Points on Silver, n. dollars, and the dollars of Mexico, Peru In the County Judge' Court, Duval FLORIDA'S advantages for small Investments,
and Bolivia, etc." County. Florida.By Estate Journal," Arcadia, Fla.
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\ "Both were legal tender in the paymentof On account of the scarcity of silver the County Judge of said County: $1.00: per year: sample,with state map, 10 cents
all debts, and the mints were opened Whereas, George A.Lewis applied to this Court _4-23-iam
both Jefferson and Jackson recommendedthat for Letters of Administration on the Estate of
to the of all that So that
coinage
came.
; dimes, quarters and halves would Paulado Travis, deceased, late of said County of FANCY PIGEONS-Bought,sold and exchanged
to what knownas for what want. Stamp for reply
I r up 1873-- we were on was Duval. you
serve the people better than dollars, until LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake Fla. 7-28-52
a bimetallic basis, but what was in These are therefore, to cite and admonish all _
!' fact a silver basis, .with gold as a companion more silver bullion could be obtained. and singular the kindred and creditors of said ANIMAL MEAL makes hens lay. Write to K.
This was the reason why only about eight deceased to be and appear before this Court on or Ormond, Fla.,for information.
l;. metal enjoying the same privileges millions of the one hundred and and five before the 20th day of February, A.D. 1894, and
e as silver, except that silver fixed the unit, file objections, if any they have, to the granting
millions of silver coined into dollars. ;CUTAWAY HARROW prices, address B.
was letters aforesaid, otherwise the same will be
and the value of gold was regulated by it.. "During this struggle to get more silver granted as prayed. S..Uubbard. Federal Point Fla.,State Agent.

This was bimetallism. ," continued Coin, "France made a Witness my name as County Judge of the -IO-21-tf_
"Our forefathers showed much wisdom bid for it County aforesaid, this 8th day of January, 1894. POND NURSERY.; -Satsuma Orange
by establishing a ratio of 15 to SHELL
Seal. W. H BAKER, Judge.
, in selecting silver, of the two metals out 1 Lj, and as our ratio was 16 to 1, this made [ ] County old trifoliata, ,the stocks hardiest; will in the bear world in,on one.five or-year-two

'r of which to make the unit. Much depended silver in France worth $1.02 when exchange For Sulphate of Potash.We years. J AS. P. DEPASS, Lake City Florida.

{ on such decision. For the one for gold and as gold would answer 9-2-16
have a large supply of Sulphate of Potash, _
selected to represent the unit would the; same purpose as silver for money, it 48 to 52 per cent, and more to arrive in January "ORSALE for cash,time or tiade,orange groves,
'\ thereafter be unchangeable in value. was found that our silver was leaving us. at$27 per ton,cash. We import this direct, and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,

That is, the metal in it could never be So Congress in 1854, had our fractional can from make first lowest hands. possible Write for prices.prices Also and circulars., Sulphur Fla. _, "3-n-i6t

worth less than a dollar, for it would be silver coins made of light weight to pre- WILSON & TOOMER, LOUISIANA GRASS-(pospalum pldtycaule),
f the unit of value itself. The demand for vent its being exported."So Jacksonville, Fla. permanant pasture grass for Florida.
Cuttings at$1.25 a barrel, f.o. b. W.H. POWERS,
silver in the arts or for money by other that we had prior to 1873 one hun- Lawtey,Fla. 6-24-101

nations might make the quantity of silverin dred and five million silver coined by us FLORIDA HOMESEEKER.

'a silver dollar sell for more than a dollar and about one hundred millions of foreign THE LAKELAND, on sour or NURSERIES grapefruit; roots. A Citrus com-

, } but it could never be worth less than silver coin or about two hundred and five Published at Avon Park the model of plete stock of all standard'varieties of Orange

: a dollar. Less than itself. million dollars in silver in the United! South Florida, only 50 cents, a year. colony and Lemon Trees, making a specialty Tahiti of the
SEEDLESS Pomelo, and the Seedless Lime,
"In considering which of these two States and were doing all we could to get)i\ O. M. CFOSBY, with 75,000 Grape Fruit Seedlings for grove setting -

I metal they would thus favor by making more and to hold on to what we had.I tf Publisher. also Japan Chestnuts, Japan Persimmons,

j it the unit, they were led to adopt silver And silver was the unit and measure of*i Bradley Redfield. Eugene B. Redfield. Loquat trees: and Plum plants., Kelsey C. M.Plum Marsh, and, other Lakeland deciduous, Polk

i, because it was the most reliable. It was values. It should be remembered that' ESTABLISHED 1871. Co., Florida._11-4-121

the most favered as money by the people.It no silver and gold was in circulation between REDFIELD & SON,
for Year-
purchaser Thrifty
was scattered among all the people. ; 1860 and 1873. Two hundred and Commission Merchants WANTED-A Pear Trees 2,500, 3 to 8 :feet at

Men having a design to injure business five million were in circulation before( 35.00( per xooo. B. W. Partridge, Monticello, Fla.

could not so 1860." -= AND -- n-i8-tf
by making money scarce,
; easily get a hold of all the silver and hideit Then looking at young :Medill Coin]I Fruit Auctioneers BEST BARGAINS in Florida! Fine o-year-old

away as they could gold. This was the asked him if he had answered his ques- young grove;: first-class vegetable
and Lands. Send for cir
i Phosphate descriptive
principal reason that led them to the conclusion tion. The young journalist turned red 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. I culars. J. L. Derieux, Lakeland, Fla. ii-i8-8t.

i to select silver, the more stable in the face and hung his head, while,' We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
of the two metals, upon which to fix the young Wilson muttered something about either at private sale (which has heretofore been MACARTNEY Hedge Rose Plants and Cuttings -
:tI our custom) or by the auction system (recently a*. for sale. M. O'NEILL Fairbanks,
unit. It was so much handled by the Englishmen owning the Tribune. Here added to our business) as you may desire. Fla. n2513tPURE

people and preferred by them,that it was Coin announced adjournment till after
Blood Poland China months
Boar
seven
I called the people's money. dinner. OENT-A- JYORD" OOL 1TMH. Florida grown,$8.00. P. C.,care Flor-
"Gold was considered the money of the ida Farmer and Fruit Grower, Lawtey,Fla.

rich. It was owned principally by that The kaolin in Lake county is more To insure insertion in this column, advertise- II-25-tf

.class of people, and the poor people sel- valuable than the phosphate interestsof ments Advertisements must be accompanied must not by exceed the money.fifty words. PURE Brown Leghorn Eggs. Cheaper than
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dom handled it and the people other in the State.- received in Stock the very best. $i.oofori3. R.
very poor any county Postage Stamps payment. PUDDY, Lawtey, Fla. 11-25-16
seldom ever saw any of it." Leesburg Commercial.The Count every word,including name and address.

Here young Medill, of the Chicago BUir RIVERSIDE NURSERIES.-Peaches; Pears,
neighborhood of Hastings in TANGERINE5eedhngs for sale by G. F. Japan Persimmons, Apricots, Al-
I Tribune held his hand which indi- ,
up 1-13-lot
monds, Figs, Mulberries, Loquats, Pecans,Satsuma -
cated that he had something to say or this county, is developing rapidly. FOR HATCHING.-Pure White Leg- and Dancy Tangerine Oranges, Grape

wished to ask a question. Coin paused Last week Mr. U. J. White sold alarge EGGS single or rose comb; also Langshans Vines and Roses; prices reasonable; cataloguefree.

I and asked him what he wanted.He tract of land to a Mr. Leonard, representing $1.00 for 13.V.. H. STEACY, Thonotosassa, Fla. .. J.A. DANIEL, Prop., Glen St. Mary, FIa.1216l2t .

arose in his seat and said that his i-i3-5t
a which will
company begin Orange Groves for Sale on Lake
Grove iu for BEARING
father claimed that had been Orange exchange
we on a WANTED.-An
guaranteed to pay next year
farming at once.-St. Au- Suburban
operations or property.
", gold basis ever since 1837. and that priorto GRIFFITH & JENKINS, Harriman, Tenn. 1.13-1t from ten to twenty-five per cent.net on the in-
f 1873 there never had been but eight gustine News.A vestment. Also wild and cleared land under
COW for sale. Six old calf fence suitable for orange or general cultivation.For 4
million dollars of silver coined. Here northern settler writes in the Ft. MILCH days old. Inquire of J.years D. MCKINLEY; further) particulars, address Box no,South

young Wilson, of the Farm, Field and Meade Pebble: "As to the 'oozing Jacksonville or M. CHESEBRO, Plummer, Fla. Lake Weir, Marion Co., Fla. 12-30-6
Fireside said wanted to ask who ii34tQWEET
owns Plants, $1.25 1,000; standard
of northern which is
the Chicago Tribune? out energy, pop- POTATO SEED.-Peruvian, Vineless, STRAW I varieties. 1,000,000 Hoffman,
; Coin tapped the little bell on the tableto ularly supposed to be a Florida disease Gen. Grant, pk. $1; bushel $3; bbl. $10. By the 'great Southern berry;
mail, pound, 4OC; 3 Ibs. $1. JULIUS SCHNADEL- nmnearliest, largest, firmest, most
restore order and ruled the last or a certain 'death in lifeI
question can BACH Grand Bay, Ala. 2-13-5t KpKKl profitable. O. W. BLACKBALL,
j out, as there was one already before only say I have never been less in- U L.11111 Kittrell, N. C. 12-16-10
the house by Mr. Medill. AN EXPERIENCED GARDENER and tobacco
I clined to work here than in the north. grower would like to get a situation as man- FOR j best Kentucky Tobacco Stems write
"Prior to 1873, said Coin, "There were ager for a gardener or tobacco farmer. Best ref- &TOOMER,Jacksonville, Fla.
On the stimulated the
4 one hundred and five millions of silver contrary, by erence given, Address, "DIXIE," FLORIDA
coined by the United States and eight pure air, rested by the cool nights and DISPATCH. 2-13-31 FOR SALE-Orange and Lemon Trees on
stock. Write for to H.
.1 millions of this was in silver dollars. refreshed by the cool breezes I have no PINEAPPLE and Vegetable Lands for sale on TURNLEY, "Excelsior Nurseries prices," Lake J.Weir,

When your father said that 'only eight sense of inertia nor wish to be idle. I River, Fla. For prices, &c. ad- Fla. 12-16-15
dress F. POWELL Melbourne Fla.
owner, J. ,
million dollars' in silver had been coined
welcome work." 1-13-21 C TRIFOLIATA for Hedges. Seedlings 12 to
1 he meant to say that 'only eight million 14 inches f. o, b., packed to carry long dis-
silver dollars had been coined." He also FROST-PROOF Pineapple and Vegetable lands tance. $20.00 per thousand. L. R. KERVAN,
FAT PEOPLE River and ocean for sale in Norwalk, Fla. 12t
neglected to say-that is, he forgot to lots of 10 acres and up; terms to suit. J. F.
state-that ninety-seven millions had PARK OBESITY PILLS will reduce your weight POWELL, Melbourne, Fla. i-13-at BRONZE Turkeys, Pekin Ducks: ,'Indian Game
l'JSRSrAlffUfTZiY from 12 to pounds a Fowls and Eggs;at reason-
been coined into dimes and 15
quarters month. NO STAR FZYO sickness or injury ; FOR SALE CHEAP.-Thirty thousand grape able prices. Mrs. W. H. MANN, Mannville Fla.
thousand seed bed stock from
and
halves.
JVT0 PUBL OITY. They build the health 30 sour I2l6tfFOR
up
"About one hundred millions of foreign and beautify the complexion, leaving NO 12 to 20 inches high. Grape fruit$>: per thousand.
thousand M. SALE-Hotel with small bearing
f. S.
Sours b.
$3 per o. cars. orange
WRINKLES flabbiness STO UT AllD OJfJUyS
silver had found its way into this country and difficult or STEPHENS, Lakeland, Fla. i-i3-t grove. Heart of great Orange Lake fruit
\ 1850. It breathing surely relieved. region Price reasonable. Address JamesA.
to
very
prior was principally Spanish,
NO EXPERIMENT, but scientific and
a solicited with view to ex- .
Pepper.CUra, Fla. 1-6-4
Mexican and Canadian coin. It had all positive relief,adopted only after years of expe- CORRESPONDENCE ng productive property in a

been made legal tender in the United rience. All orders supplied direct from our thriving Middle Tennessee town for a home and WHITE Leghorn Roosters for crossing, $i.oo.
States by act of Congress. We needed office. Price $2.00 per package, or three pack- bearing orange grove in South Florida. Give FRIES, St. Nicholas, Fla. i-6-at
, ages for 85 00 by mail, postpaid. Testimonialsand particulars. Address G. R. C., Braidentown,
more silver than we had, and Congress particulars (sealed) 2 ceats. Fla. Box 16. it BUNCH YAM-The best sweet potato known;

passed laws making all foreign silver All.Correspondence Strictly Confidential. A BARGAIN.-Thirteen acres of fine gar and very prolific; no vines in the way;
tender in this I will AT caB be cultivated with a plow as easily as can
I coins legal country. and fruit land in St. Petersburg, Hills-
corn. cents lb., 2% Ibs cents, 6lbs
PARK REMEDY CO. Boston Mass. 25 per 50 $1.
, read you one of these laws-they are boro Co. Eight acres planted in truck, 3 acres in i-6-2t C. C. L DILL, Dillburgh,Ala.
young grove, all fenced with wire netting; plant-
scattered all the statutes to
through pnor ation and tools 8-room house with H.H.
garden ,
,< 1873." Here Coin picked up a copy oft Pineapple Digester.The and kitchen furniture, barn and stable, one fine WANTED budded to sell for the next and thirty grapefruit days 3 trees}* to

the laws of the United States relating to mare and wagon, one hundred laying hens,one at $20.00 per hundred orange, fifteen varieties. G. L.
powerful digestive principle of the pine- incubator colonies of Italian bees
300 egg forty
< loans and the and MICHAEL, Star Hill Nursery, Glen Ethel Fla.
and extractor. Terms E. B. -
r. Washington. apple freed from sugar and concentrated in a honey easy. 1-6-4t
,: banking, published at Her PLUNKET, St. Petersburg Fla. i-i3-2t
fruit extract which is of untold benefit to
" said: "A copy could be obtained by anyone pure LARGE two years old Orange and Lemon Buds
most weak stomachs. Try it. SALE-Large orange grove; trees now
FOR each. Three-year buds cents.
r < by, writing to the Treasury Department. For sale by W. A.'Dell, Jacksonville. with oranges, many ten to fifteen Grape Fruit and Tangerine buds 25 cents.30 Other
- boxes to the tree. Five loads already
THOS. E. RICHARDS, car shipped trees cheap. Nearly all on sweet stock. Write
" He then read from page 240 as follows: Eden, Fla.rRaLUrI' this America season and; good England.average Address obtained both Grower in, for prices. LAKE REGION NURSERY Co,, Au-

i "And be it further enacted, That from Gotha, Fla. i-6-2t burndale, Polk county, Fla. 12-30-8

the of this act the fol- TREES.FOR Nurseries, Montkello Fla.
"': and after passage SUMMIT Pear,
silver coins shall current as FOR SALE-Choice Budded Trees of leading Plum and other fruit trees, Roses,
lowing pass of Oranges, Lemons and Grape Camellias, etc.,at prices to suit the times.,
: money within the United States and be SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write Fruit. For prices, address D. K.TURNER,Lake- 12- t'

" receivable by tale, for the payment of all for Catalogue and price list. and, Fla. 12-23-51
ANTED-Ioooo i or 2 year old sweet seed-
: debts and demands, at the rates following JENNINGS' NURSERY CO., NIAGARA Grape Vines for sale cheap. O. S. W lings. G. L.TABBR, Glen :St.Mary Fl*.

that is to say: the Spanish pillar Thomasvllle, Ga. Hastings Fla. 12-16-61 1-I-4t

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Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and

between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours. NEW YORK, CHflHiiESTDN BID FliORIDM UNES.



OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C., .

Pa..a.2e Rates 9 Both ways :

Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.60 ; Intermediate $19.00; Excursion 843.50; From New York. (STANDARD TIME.) From Jacksonville
Steerage $12.50.
(Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion $47.301; Steerage $14.25 Wednesday, Dec 29th, at 3 pm........."SEMINOLE"........ Tuesday, Jan. 2, at iroopm
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Friday, Dec 2gth at 3 p m. "IROQUOIS" .........Thursday, Jan 4th, a 1:30 p m
Monday, Jan 1st at 3 ptm........* "CHEROKEE" .......Sunday, Jan 7t\ at 4J0 am
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Wednesday, Jan 3d, at3 p m......... "ALGONQUIN"........Tuesday, Jan 9 ., at Sao am
Friday; Jan sth at 3 p m.......... "YEMASSEE" ........ Thursday, Jan nth, at 7:00: a m
[Central or goo Meridian Time.] Monday Jan 8th, at 3 p m........ *"SEMINOLE" ........ Sunday, Jan,l4th, at 9:00: a m
Nacoochee....................................... ........ ..................Monday, Jan ist, 12.00 m. Wednesday, Jan xoth, at3 p m.......... "IROQUOIS" .........Tuesday, Jan 16th, at iiAsam: .
S Tallahassee.......................... ...h .........................Wednesday, Jan 3d 3.30 p.m Friday, Jan 12th,at 3 pm........."CHEROKEE". ......Thursday, Jan 18th, at I.oopm
City of Augusta.............................................. ..... ....Friday,Jan sth 4.00a.m Monday Jan 15th at 3 p4m......*"ALGONQUIN"........ Sunday, Jan 21St, at 4.00am
Chatt hoochee .................................... ........ .............Saturday.. Jan 6th 5.oop.m Wednesday Jan 17th at3 pm ......... "YEMASSEE" ... ..... Tuesday, tJan 330 atSJoam
Kansas City............................................... ............ .Monday, Jan Sth 6.00 p.m Friday Jan Igth at 3 p m. _........"SEMINOLE.......Thursday i Jan 25th, at 730 a xa
i City of Briingham..i ,...............................Wednesday, Jan loth, 7.30a.m Monday. Jan 22d, at 3 pm. .......*"IROQUOIS" ......... Sunday, Jan 28th, at 10:00: a m
Nacoochee.... .S.. ................7r..................... .............. Friday Jan isth 900 a.mTallahassee Wednesday, Jan 24th at 3 p m. ......... "CHEROKEE".......Tuesday, Jan 30th, at 11:30: a m
ti ...... .....................................................Saturday,Jan I3th 9.30 a.m Friday Jan 26th at 3 p w....... .ALGONQUIN,".... ...Thursday, Feb 1st, a. 1:00 pm.
City or Augusta....................................... ................Monday,Jan 15th, n.oo a.m Monday. Jan 29that 3 pm......... .."YEMASSEE" ........Sunday, \Feb 4th, at 4oo am
i Chattahoochee.....................................................Wednesday lyth 1.3op.m Wednesday, Jan 3ist at 3 p m............"SEMINOLE" ..... Tuesday, Feb 6th, at 4'4 sr
i Kansas. City.............................. ..........-...................Friday,Jan 19th, :3.30 p.m For New York Direct. .
City of Birmingham........................................ .......Saturday, Jan 20th 4.30 p.m
t N acoochee .............. ..............................................MondayJan 22d, 6.00 p.m
I ..................?.............. ........... Wednesday Jan 24th, 7.3oa.m ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
City of Augusta.... ................ Friday, Jan 26th, 9.ooa.m :
Chattahoochee..................................................... Saturday, Jan 27th lo.ooa.m
Kansas City...............................................................Monday, Jan agih, 12 noon For Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points on '
City of Birmingham ............... ........... ...................Wednesday Jan 31St, 2.00 p.m ,
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f Cit, or Macon ........................ ... .............. ....... ......Thursday, Jan nth, asop.m 8.ooa.m The elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers
Gate City............................... .............................Thursday, Jan i8th. "
i City or Macon........................................_ ..............Thursday, Jan 25th,2.3op.m 8.00 a.m "Ci1y of J'aokson.'V'"i11e,
Capt. W. A. SHAW, ;
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. .
i (This Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.) "E'red'k ]DeBar r,"

Dessoug.... ................... ...........................................Tuesday, Jan 2d, Capt. T. W.LUND, ,JR.,
Dessoug......................................................................Friday, Jan 12th,2.oop.m 8.30 to sail from and from anforcl
Are at
Dessoug...........................: ..........................................Monday, Jan 22d, 6.00 a.m a.m appointed Jacksonville daily except, daily Sunday except,Saturday at 9.00 a.m., 3.30 p.m.,

THESE PALACE STEAMERS, SOUTHBOUND SCHEDULE NORTHBOUND
Read down. Read up.

Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line), offer to the Leave 3.30 pm............ ................Jacksonville ......................... Arrive IJ-4S p m
Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. oc 8.30 pm.................. ..............Palatka.............. ... ........... Lean 7.00 p m
f Through Ticket_ and Bills Savannah.of Lading For issued information to principal and points North, East and Northwest via 1.30 am...................... ..........Astor.............. .............. 2.oopm
rooms apply to co 2.45 am...... ....................s... St. Francis.......................... 16 I1'43 P m
J. P. BECKWITH, Sol. Agent. W. H. LUCAS, Fla. Pass.Agent, .. 500 am...............................Beresford...............:. .......... II.., a m.
71 West Bay Street, Jacksonville. 71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville .. 6.00 am............ .................. Blue Spring ........................ 11.00 a m
R. L. WALKER Agent, River C. G.ANDERSON,Agent, Arrive 8.00 am................................Sanford........................... ,.00 a m
Pier North New York.
New No.RICHARDSON 35 & BARNARD, Agents Lewis'City Exchange Wharf, Boston.Building, Savannah, Ga. .. 9.15 am...............................En terprise ......................... 9.30 a m
W. L. JAMES, S.Third Philadelphia.J. .
Agent 13 Street
J. b. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., F1a. 8t Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville
A.I eW. SAMPSON, General Agent, W. R. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt, Jacksonville, Fla M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York.
Washington st., Boston. W. H. RHETT, Generaf Agent, THEO. T. EGER, Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green, New York.A. .
Tits
I apply to S.. F. & W. Railway office. 317 Broadway New York. J. COLE Passenger Agent Bowling Green, New York.F. .
BI. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St, Jacksonville, Fla.
W. A. HOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla. *

: WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO., WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Qen'l Agents,

12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green New York.

Grain Garden Seeds and

Fertilizers, PHILADELPHIA aid FLORIDA STEAMSHIP CO.
'1 O; Si 3k wiK7 EST BAY ST., J'A.CKSONVIX.LE, F'LA. ,

+ We Handle Only the Best andlMostJEeliable) Seeds. A Comple Stock of THE DIRECT PHILADELPHIA ORANGE ROUTE.


a Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, m


Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. From SAILING Jacksonville DAYS -. from Through Florida rates to
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STATEIAGENTS.FOR PURE GROUND S.S. South Portland "' .. '* barre,1larrisburg,
BONE
leaves Jan. 1394 Buffalo, Albany
Scranton, PlttsS. -
Insert-men Fertilizer Co. NITRATE SODA S. Brixham p burg, Elmira, Syracuse -
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leaves Jan. 1894
F Star Brand Fertilizers BP MURIATE OF :
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GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. 9K SULPHATE POTASH
RATES ON ORANGES FROM JACKSONVILLE TO PHILADELPHIA :

Orange Tree and Vegetable r \ KAINIT, Etc


Send FERTILIZER.These for Fertilizers Catalogue have free..no superior in the market, and a trial will convince. 35 cts. per Box. 70 cts per Barrel.


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OHN L. MARVIN J. P. TALIAFERRO
I President. VicePresident.H. Excellent wharf facilities. Fast time.

H. T. BAYA, W. CONRAD
Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

CflPITMi $100,000. Quick handling. Delivery in Philadelphiaat
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THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

JACKSONVILLE, .FLORIDA, Pier 8, South Wharves, in the very heartof


Respectfully. solicits you Deposits, Collections and General

a Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE the fruit trade.


INVITED. For other rates and particulars apply. .to .


John L. Marvin A.DII B. Campbell.OTOR19 I Chas. Marvin W. A. SOMERVIIM, OP EB. DI KMAK. ..

Jas. P. Tallaferro, T. W. Roby Judge R. B. Archibald,
W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson, Florida Ag't, Foot Newnan St, Qen'l M'e'r 155 Dock 9t, .

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ARE FA.R'"IN THE IrFAD: THIS SFA SO1 T.

HEIR' CELEBRATED. Brand of TRUCK FARMERS' SPECIAL produced the first best crop of the year,and the patrons of this brand have been very successful and made large sums of
money out of their crops the past year. Messrs. G. W. Bigelow and N.J.Anderson, of Bushnell, Fla., started their crops of Watermelons into market the latter part of May.
it r.BIGELOW sold two cars in New'York,through Sgobel&Day,for$456.00 first car and$530.00 second car-The highest price ever realized in New York. He also sold one car in Boston for
$500,and other cars at fancy prices. No. Brand of Fertilizer has Realized One-Third as Good Results. Wnte for full information regarding our different brands of Special Mixtures.

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A FEW FACTS FROM FIGURING:

IF YOU CAN produce a car load of fine early melons.from our Truck Farmers' Special and sell at $300 or over per car in New York,

is it not' more remunerative than 'using slower and cheaper fertilizers ? Let us figure : A car of early melons that cut well will bring

:. _. in New York:,at least$300. Deduct 140.freight( $110; commission; $30;) and you will get $160 net proceeds. But if you use a fertilizer

I that is:not carefully prepared or adapted to the crop and soil requirements of the State you get your melons into a late market and are

fortunate,if,"they bring freight charges. Say, however, two later cars bring a total of $300, you have double freight, amounting to $220,

". and commission $30, leaving only $50 as your net proceeds.-OBSERVE THE DIFFERENCE! .
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=i. DOES IT PAY TO USE HIGH GRADE FERTILIZERS IN LARGE QUANTITIES? !'

'S S ,By writing us we can give you some valuable points on this subject and show you how to obtain remunerative crops.

".... .. THE PAINE FERTILIZER CO.* :

We give Remunerative Crops. Others furnish Theory. No. 50 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, -
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Our Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, prepared from O. S. Gas Lime, is giving splendid results. Write for copies of the opinions of those who have carefullytested'this
/', article. '
II" We place only those articles on the market that bring remunerative returns. Drop us a postal for our"Special Opinion about "Fertilizers as a Profitable Investment."
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t ARCADIA, FLA., December I3tfc, 1893.
The Paine Fertilizer Jacksonville,Fla.:
h GENIXEMEN.have read with much interest Prof. Pratt's analysis of your O. S. C. Lime,reported in the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER of the 9th inst. I purchased two tons of you about three
months ago and sowed it broadcast over two acres of newly cleared up bay-head land. I have now growing over 4,000 cabbages, 1,500 tomato plants,several hundred e jg plants,beets,lettuce, cauliflower
K and onions all doing remarkably well, oil of which I attribute to the use of your 0. S. 0.Lime. Less than four months ago this garden was a wet, swampy bay-head. I have four acres now to clear
k. up and shall use a ton to an acre. Yours truly,
JOHN CROSS.
t' Just received a cargo of German Kainit,also large quantities of Potash and Nitrate of Soda and Western goods., We have a large cargo of Potash(all kinds)and Nitrate of Soda to arrive during
: December,and will cut under all prices. Drop us a line for quotations. (Mention this paper.)
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USE ONLY FERTILIZER
THE SOUTH SIDE M'FG CO., Petersburg, Va., manufacturers of the
"South Side" Fruit and Vegetable Carrriers,the standard for ten years of excellenceand Manufactured by the
f style, will be glad to answer any questions about them. Send for illustrated

. t t'!; catalogues. and price list. Mailed.free. L L B. Darling Fertilizer Co., S


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! S WILSON & TOOMER, No Others Give Equal Results.

0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
No. 8 BostwIck Block, Corner Bay and Main Streets
TtiB FBIZTIILIZH1 )HOUSE Op FIIORIDI Send for Pocket Memoranda Book.
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.IJVIPOSTHSS OF POTASH F1 OJVI GE fJIAf4'Y. FLORIDA.Strs. .

MANUFACTURERS OF BLOOD AND BONE. John B. Christopher '


and Elihu Thomson.Are .
WE ALWAYS HAVE IN STOCK A LARGE SUPPLY OF
appointed to sail from Pier 30, North River, every Saturday. From Jacksonville every Snu-
day,to suit the tide.
Rates on oranges,300 per box;i hoc per barrel. New York pier is heated by steam and Is located
in the center of the fruit trade.
\' J. BAKER' & BROSOrange i per Rates cent.from New:York to Jacksonville are 20 per cent.lower than other lines. Insurance 1-5 of

.' S W. H. CHRISTOPHER, W.H. COATES Agent,
Tree Manure. General Freight Agent. Pier 30, North River,N. Y.
J. G. CgRISTOPH ER Mrsnager.: Jackfonville.) Fla.
Fruit and Vine Manure,
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Strictly Pure Ground Bone, Sulphate of Potash, THE BEST. Read what others say of it. Send for circulars and price- .

.,1.- Ground Tobacco Stems (Seminole Brand),
list to T. K. GODBEY, Waldo, Fla.
Best Kentucky Tobacco Stems Canada
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Hardwood Ashes, Nitrate of Soda, -2; PONY CULTIVATOR !K-

; Cotton Seed Meal, Sulphur

Y JZi.#..:'{iV* By 'Barrel or Ton. Manufacturer's price 725. Given with this paper one year for $7.00. One-horse '
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We'k Carry..Everything in the Fertilizer Line, and Make : : 7 iFTESTIlIONIALSI

Low Prices and Prompt Shipments. :Mr. T. K. Godbey: _
DEAR SIR-To the enterprising farmer I consider your Cultivators indispensable. For
working young cotton or corn they cannot be beat. They'climb the highest bed without trouble. ,
Yours truly J.E.COLE, F
FOR CIRCULAR AND PRICES,WRITE Glen St.Mary,Fla.

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