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: June 23, 1894
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
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
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00033
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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 Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE, FLA., JUNE 23, 1 1894. TVh J 1324 Vol.NEW YI.SERIES.No. 25.Gteo. .

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S. Hacker & Son, W. C. WILL. ESTABLISHED 1876. A. F.JONES.


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c I4 A1I% WHOLESALE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. Is unequaled for house,barn,factory or outbuildings -
, 0C and costs half the price of shingles, tin or
TOO iron. It is ready for use and easily applied by
a. Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application. eliable agents wanted at anyone.
I =- all principal shipping points, FOR SHED OR HENHOUSE.On .
0'w= First National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N. Y. Dun's and Brad- steep or flat surface. Excellent roof,complete.
street's Agencies. $2.00-Per 100 Square Feet-$2.00

Send stamp for sample and state size of roof.

And :Building Material.CHARLESTON OLD ROOFS.
Queen City Fruit Auction Co. Protect your Buildings with Slate Roofing
Paint,which neither cracks in winter nor runs
S. C. in summer. Old shingle roofs can be painted,
looking much better, and lasting longer than
. BUFFALO, NEW YORK. new shingles without the paint for one-fourth
REFERENCES-Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N. Y. Dun's and Bradstreet's Agencies. the cost of re-shingling. On decayed shingles
it fills up the holes and pores, and gives a new
FraudBFruitWrappers. substantial roof that lasts for years. Curled or
FOR PRODUCTION AND, PROFIT warped shingles it brings to their places and
4 Keeps them there. Slate paint requires no heat-
ing,is applied with a brush, and very ornamental. -
Bay Trees of the Well-known Reliable i Ten tested Be sure you obtain our genuine article,
NO. ,MORE CHEATING. years which is chocolate color.


Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may @ GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES O is acknowledged the best paint in the marketfor
now know that they get an honest ream durability. It has a heavy body;is easily applied -
of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto ; expands by heat, contracts by cold, and
SATSUMA ORANGES, hardy and early. PECANS best Paper-Shell nrlet,. CAMPHOR TREES. never cracks or scales. One coat is equal to 4
ream as some unscrupulous dealers PEARS all kinds immense stock. WALNUTS.Eng.Japan4CaUfornla. TEXAS UMBRELLA. of any other paint. Buildings covered with felt
4 supply. PEACHES 60 varieties, new and old. CHESTNUTS,Japan Mammoth,fine. GREVILLEA ROBUSTA. can be made watertight at small expense and
PLUMS, best Japan and native sorts. OLIVES and APRICOTS. MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA.. preserved for years. Write at once for Cata-
OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE" GRAPES, good supply, all leading kinds. POMEGRANATES. ROSES 60 varieties. .*. Correspondence Invited. .*.
Other kinds-lots of them-write for what you want.
i FREE: Specimens of fruit in season; and our experience and information as to adaptability to INDIANA PAINT & ROOFING CO.
Printed Wrappers are put uI in packages your locality,worth much more. For instance we have discarded one variety of which we shipped ,
of 1000 each, and each Wrapper is 400 bushels in 1887,and this but one of the hundreds of varieties tested. We have built our reputationon 42 West Broadway, New York.
fine stock-some say the jlnnt. An Ex-Governor of Fla. writes: "They are beauties so admirably .
numbered, in printing, consecutively packed as to shame a novice and even many who pretend to be experts." Prompt and careful Please mention FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER.
from to 1000. No one can. attention to correspondence. Prices reasonable. Catalogue free. I

G. L. TABER, Clen St. Mary, Fla. Bradley Eedfleld. Eugene B. Redfleld.
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our prices. Send for samples and prices Established 1883. Commission Merchants

To every one interested in plants, whether for House, Orchard -

or garden, our New Catalogue and :Manual will be inval- -AND-
CO.,, t uable. Send for it immediately. We can supply all Fruit trees Fruit Auctioneers

JERSEY CITY N. J. x 1grown in the South, beside Ornamental and Useful plants' ,
=, and trees from the Four Quarters of the Earth." (From "Aloeto 141 Dock Street, J'hllfidelphia, J'a. .

.N. B. -We, do not deal in unprinted G wLoRepA'o Zingiber," etc.) Write to-day, We handle all kinds of Fruits heretofore ,
.wrappers. either at private sale(which has been
REASONER BROS., Oneco, Fla. our custom)or by the auction system (recently
Headquarters for New Plants. added to our business)as you may desire.


Some parts of the country at least, that THEY MUST HAVE AN EARLY ORANGE,or no FERRY'SSEEDS
Yo R R s I Orange at all. They are also learning that BOONE'S EARLY is not only the Earliest,but Best
T ana nearest to a Seedless Orange of any now grown. Budded Trees of this and other varietiesnow f
Ss for sale by
C. A. BOONE, Agent.

Semi-Tropical Nurseries,Orlando, Fla, .Are Just what every
sower needs. The mer-
Stnhl's Jits of I.
Ferrj'H Seeds
Double Acting One Dt. 35c.; one qt.'50c, postpaid; form the foundation upon

Excelsior QulHts Spraying prevent iE THE, ._WONDERFUL PEA one pk. $1. Oi:one bus.$4.30,by express .' largest which seed business has been in built the world.the

Leaf Blight 4 Wormy .f : or freight,not prep'd, including Ferry's Seed Annual for 1894
Fruit. Insure*a heavy
yield of all Fruit an : six months!subscription to the contains the sum and substance of
Vegetable crop Thousands the latest farming knowledge.) Freo ,.
in one.Send 6 cte.for FLORIDA RURALIST for tbe asking.
catalogue and fall treatise$ D. M. FERRY & CO.,

spraying.WM.STAHL.QuincyM Circttlartfr. .That gives- full instructions. for. cultivation. of the Wonderful Pea. 'Detroit, Mich.

.;:: H. G HASTINGS & CO., Interlachen, Fla..- .



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, ,-: .f C0CCIDICIDE. *

c. Numerous testa have conclusively demonstrated that the COCCIDICIDE is fatal to the aleyrodes(white fly) in all of its stages of development. It can, how-
ever,be more effectively reached while in the egg,larva and pupa states. It is now in those states, but will commence hatching the fly about the middle of June.

:Now is he Tir11e to Apply.

It is also fatal to the Spiders,Rust Mites and their eggs,and to the Scale without reference to the hatching periods.THE .
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THE OLD Rn IAB n. Always on hand at the reduced rate. Will do all that is claimed for it.

Single barrels,ton or in car lots. .


n Great variety at manufacturers'prices.
A splendid appliance for groves that are irrigated. Will greatly reduce the cost of using insecticides. Rubber hose(all sizes),plain and wire bound. %

will arrive in June. Special rates for orders to be shipped from vessel. Pine box sides,kiln dried heads,hoops,paper,nails,etc. Pineapple crates and other growers supplies.

rate for transporting Insecticides has been reduced from 6th class to class "K." A reduction of more than 50 per cent. .

:y Correspondence solicited. ,

Wayoross Wharf. Jacksonville. Fla.


been practical orange growers for a number of years, also in the business of manufacturing Insecticides and using them our-
selves for the last ten years, we speak from experience when we make the following statement:
That SULPHUR SOLUTION INSECTICIDE is by far the cheapest and best preparation yet offered to the orange grower.
It has never yet been. Adulterated or Diluted in any form whatever in order to Lower the Price, as

other Insecticides have; been throughout the State,

But is always uniform in strength and can be depended on to accomplish the purpose for which it was made. It can be sprayedonthe ;
trees, at any stage of growth, without injury to them or the persons using it. r
As sulphur will not kill all insects affecting the orange tree, we have perfected another insecticide, known as Tar Emulsion, whichis
very effective in destroying Aleyrodes Citri (commonly known as the White Fly), also the Red Spider (not the Spotted mite or Yellow
Spider), and used in combination with Sulphur Solution it will give better results than any insecticide ever used.
We have tested it thoroughly the past two years ourselves, and know whereof we speak.
These insecticides have been used by some of tUe largest orange growers in the State and have given perfect satisfaction.
References and general directions for using furnished on application.Write .
for Price-List.


I San Mateo, Fla.

Orange Trees !
Actually and Honestly Made from Animal Bone.

This is a Guaranteed Fact.

Standard Guano & Chemical MTg' Go The Old Reliable Buckeye Nurseries.

No. 14 Union St., New Orleans, La. _
OSCAR H. NOLAN, State Agent.Write I have on hand the finest lot of stock I have ever grown of all the standard va
for Almanac,Prices, etc. Jacksonville, Fla. rieties. I have a specially fine lot of Tardiff and Jaffa in two-year buds, from five
W,H.MICHAEL. Established 1868. A.W.:MICHAEL to seven feet high. I recognize the fact that it'a hard times,and propose to sell! at
I hard time prices. I make a specialty of the King Orange.
COMPLETE FERTILIZER for PINEAPPLESManufactured Write for prices.
M.E. GILLETT. Prop.,
by Weirsdale,Fla.

P1=rL7VrER, IBNI3URG Sfc O.,
Successors to G.S.Palmer 166 Reade Street,New York.
Burnt. and ground; bright cottonseed meal;pure,high-grade German kainit-a perfect formulafor FLORIDA FRUITS flfiD VEGETABLES A SPECIALTY.
successful growth of Pineapples.
t We solicit your shipments,and invite correspondence in regard to market and
Price $25.OO Per Ton F. O. B. Cars at Bellevlew, Fla
Cash with order. For particulars,address prospects. Also write for stencils. References: Chatham National Bank, New
C. B. SMITH, Gen'l Manager, Jacksonville. York,and Dun and Bradstreet Commercial Agentie .



]VIalf etiIl changes will be discontinued on June lot hoped to get a fair price, but I' C rope( and
ist, 1894. trembled for he Orchard.
-- ....... < knew the market was I
This Board was formed more particularly I

Organization in California. as a clearing house for the bad.This fruit opened up in bad order; State Fertilizer Law.
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: different Exchanges, and its objecthas account sales had copy of auctioneer's
Enclosed you will find a letter which been accomplished. The orange report ; "over thirty per cent decay." Editor Fanner and ait-Grower:
I have just received from a friend of crop of Southern California is practi- The price received just about covered Your esteemed favor received last

mine in California, to whom I wrote, cally marketed, therefore there seemsto freight and cost of boxing. Now night, and for your continued courtesyyou
requesting information regarding the be no necessity for our keeping up comes the curious part of this transaction have my best thanks.
operation of their fruit exchanges in | the expense'of a regular office force. : At about the same time the My predecessor stated in the Bulle- ':':
that State. If any grower in this Any matters that you may have unsettled account-sales was received came a tin issued in June 1893, that "in pre-
State doubts the benefits to be derived can be taken up direct with letter to the grower and shipper of paring his estimates the State Chemist -
from organization and concen- the Exchange interested. this lot, stating that he had been fortunate has made his analytical work
tration of shipments, it may be usefulto Co-operation among the orange enough to get a number of primarily the basis for computation.He .
him to read the letter has has, however, by no means con-
following growers proven more successfuland boxes of his oranges at a low price,
which I hope you will think of enough satisfactory during the past season, though it showed some signs of decay fined himself to this * *
value to publish, that the growers of than was even hoped for by the most and wished to know at what price he A large number of manufacturers have
this State may see that we are not sanguine supporters of the movement. could buy the balance of what he entrusted him with their formulas,
alone in this matter, and that our Notwithstanding the disastrous freeze which, of course, are considered as

brother growers in the far West real I which reduced our out-put at least had.The result of this letter was a priceof confidential( communications, but
ize as fully as we do that individual one half, together with the unprecedented about $1.40 per box on the tree which give great assistance in arrivingat
effort is not competent to bring about financial depression, the growers for the balance. the fair valuation of their goods."
satisfactory results and that this have realized fair As he considered these communications -
can prices, and at a STRAW No. 3.This straw came
only be done by successful organiza decided reduction in cost for marketing from a point 1200 to 1500 miles from "confidential" he took them away
tion. M. E. GILLETT, i their fruit. where straw No. i came and about with the other records of the office

Gen'l Manager F. & V. G. A. We hope by judicious organization 400 to 600 miles from straw No. 2. when he left.
and profiting by our experience in the A large orange grower who could Nearly every State has fertilizer
Los ANGELES, CAL., May 28, 1894.P. season just finished, to lay our plans afford to lose a few boxes, and yet laws similar to ours ; in some States

E. Plait, Esq., Sacramento, CaL: for next season's orange trade in sucha looks out for No. i very carefully, as the analyses are given without giving
DEAR SIR: Yours of the 26th in- manner, that will reduce to the we are all in duty bound to do, had any valuation" but the majority as-
stant at hand, and I will say that this minimum any chance for misunder been making sundry shipments to a sign a comparative or relative"valuation.
office is not in position to give you standings between ourselves and our live, wide awake, reliable fruit house
details in regard to the organization of trade. in a city not yet blessed with the As to the charge that the farmer is
the Southern California Fruit Ex- Thanking our representatives for auction system. On a certain date, taxed 25C a ton I will quote from the
changes.Our their hearty co-operation and our customers came his account sales of his last ship- report of Dr. Payne, the State Chemist -

general plan has been to allow for their patronage and supportiu : ment, returns nearly minus, and con of Georgia, July, 1893, in whichhe
each locality to handle their affairs as i this, the initial year of our Exchange tamed advice that he should make "n says: "Georgia is the largest con-
nearly independent of outside features system, and hoping for a continuance further shipments to this city," be- sumer of commercial fertilizers of
r as possible. Our localities are divided 1 of the same next season, ware e cause the auction system had been I. any State in the Union. Thanks to
into seven districts, which comprisethe Yours respectfully, established there and they could buy I our well devised fertilizer laws she
Southern California Fruit Ex- SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA fruit at a price too low to give the also secures them at lower prices than
changes. District NO.1 is Riverside FRUIT EXCHANGES. grower anything for his fruit. any other State. Goods ot identical

county entire; this district is composedof I In the light of these three straws, composition and made in one instanceof
thirteen local associations. District Auction "Straws." I suggest that a business system of which we are aware in the same
No. 2 San Bernardino Fruit handling the of Floridais factory, are sold in the New England
County Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: orange crop
States for
Exchange. District NO.3, Duarte The old saying, "straws show from much preferable to the auction for $26.00$30.00 per ton ton and, in in Tennessee

Fruit Exchange. District No. 4, San which way the wind blows," has themerit system that now prevails.On $22.00 ton.per informationleads Georgiafor
Antonio Fruit Exchange. District of being true. Out of the the business system the fruit per My
me to believe that in
No. 5, Semi-Tropic Fruit Exchange. thousands of straws set afloat by the sent from which straw No. i came and Florida prices
No. Fruit would have been shipped to reliable Georgia (freights considered -
Orange County Exchange. auction system, call attention to a about the
) are in this
No. 7, San Diego County Fruit Ex- three, that found 'lodgement at thisplace house, under bonds to the shipper.On connection I will that,
change. These different exchangesare in the receipt the fruit would have been say our system
orange groves. of valuation is the
same as that of
made up from three to eleven local 1 STRAW No. i.-An repacked and sold to the retail trade
associations, and it is a safe proposi hoping to realize a fair orange price grower for his, long since established by this old reliable Georgia Mississippi, as and well other as States.of Alabama,

tion to say that no one of them is or- fruit, and one who needed to securereasonable : fruit house at good, not fancy, Aside from all this however ,the
ganized on the same general details, returns to furnish his family i- prices, and the grower would inevitably law is of inestimable value, ,
prorating sales, or distributing their with food, not knowing of a better have received more than 86 cents farmer and in the State every since
The office box on the trees for his fruit and grower ,
returns. of the Executive way, shipped his fruit-a part of it- per
who is
citizen of
any person a
Board is simply to act as a balance to be sold at auction. The fruit was the family provision would have beenassured. State, can have made by the State

wheel, and more as an advisory body very nice, carefully handled, tightly Chemist an analysis of fer-
the past season than executive. On arrival The same policy would have beenefficacious any
packed. when placed i in tilizer he purchases, for a nominal fee .
The only way that we can suggestby the auction rooms, the juice from the at the point where straw and the heavy penalties which the
which Florida friends No. 2 came from and straw No.
your wouldbe 3
oranges was seen running from the law imposes compel the manufacturersto
benefited would be would not have been started for
to write to boxes. Sold at 65c per box. be careful the
as to of
veay quality
them, giving the names of the differ- The buyer knew more about the straws like these only come from ths goods they send out. Some of the
ent exchanges, as shown by this letter this places where the auction system
condition of fruit than the auctioneer. pre States (Georgia for instance do
head, and asking them to address the The fruit was loaded onto drays is, vails.Sorrento,Fla. H. S. HOWARD. permit goods more than a year old to

secretaries direct. taken to a house, repacked, and soldat be sold. .
We hope to be in shape, by doingthe a price that would have given the The Deacon Phosphate Company, If Florida had no fertilizer laws

necessary missionary work this anxious grower for each and every of Marion county, recently shippedtwo there would be nothing whatever to
summer, to have the Executive Boarda box constituting the shipment eighty- cars of its best ground rock to a protect the consumer, and she would
permanent affair for next year's orange six cents ((86c) per box f. o. b. at his fertilizer manufacturer in New Yorkas'an become at once the dumping ground

business, as our experience the station.N. experimental lot for making a for all old or worthless stock left on
past season has been very satisfactory. B.-The wholesale house that very high grade of super-phosphate. hand or rejected din other States.
Respectfully, bought the fruit from the buyer of The .Deacon Company has received Manufacturers would become rich

E. C. K., this lot wanted, so he said, ten carloads many inquiries concerning its phos enough in one season, selling sand, to
Southern California Fruit Exchanges. at the same price. phate from interested farmers in i quit the business, and the short-sighted _

Los ANGELES, CAL., May 22, 1894. STRAW No. 2.-At a prominentauction Georgia, Alabama, and several other: agent who is now urging the repeal of
point over 1,000 miles from States, and would have received a the law, on the ground that he is the
To Our Patrons and Representatives: house of Straw No. i. was placed a number of orders had the freight rates only man in all Florida who is selling
The office of the Executive Boardof certain lot of fruit (a choice budded quoted not been too high.-hianufac- high grade goods, would quickly
the'Southern California Fruit Ex- variety). The man that shipped this turer's Record. realize that he was quite unable to sellEAR. ,




any of his goods in competition with by two and one-half or three feet Strychnine for Wild Animals.Mr. whole we have no cause for complaint.
scores of others who would readily deep between my orange rows. C. A. Bacon writes in his local Umatilla Weekly.
guarantee their goods to be as good as Then fill this ditch with oak, hick- paper, the Coast Gazette : The'woodsare .1*
his, and sell them at$12 to$15 per ton ory and other hard wood that is half full of coons, possums, skunks,
A New Peach and New
a Fig.
with a mortgage, and take their decayed. This can be picked up in wild cats and bear. I think I have
chances of collecting, or selling out any forest. I use pine straw, oak killed over one thousand of these animals The Southern Chinese strain do not
their victims in the fall. To repealthe leaves, muck, hard wood ashes and since I have lived here. Theyeat produce as large peaches as the oth-

law would be to take away every some) soft phosphate. Then fill in chickens, oranges, peaches, per- ers, but they are the most reliable
safeguard now thrown around the with the required amount of sand. simmons, grapes, pineapples and cropper of any for us here; longer
sale of fertilizers, and which have been This compost retains all the waste everything that is good. I don't lived and very seldom attacked by insects -
found so necessary and which have water and is taken up by the tree, in blame them for liking these things, and as to the quality of fruit I
proved to be beneficial to the farm- dry weather, as needed. By following! but we want some of them ourselves. prefer them. What they lack in size
ing interests in every civilized countryon this plan both food and water are furnished Wild cats just dote on house cats, and they will more than make up in prolificness. -
the globe.As 'at the will of the tree. i we have lost several of our pet cats I believe, however, that theycan t
a member of the last LegislatureI This is no hatched up scheme or by them. be improved in size by crossing

fully realized from whence came the theory; it is a practical way. My trees Now, Mr. Editor, I started out to them with the other types. We must
pressure for the repeal of the fertilizer show that they have all they need. give a recipe for the destruction of the not expect: a natural cross, as they do
laws; only a few of the manufacturers, They are clean, no scale, no disease of above animals, and have just got to not bloom at the same time. We
however, favored it, because most of any kind. Many people who wantedto it. If you can get fish easily, cut must resort to artificial pollination. I'
them understand that the operation of see an orange grove made without them up into small pieces, sprinkle a have been working with a.good deal
the law is to protect the honest manu- money have visited my grove. I have very little strychnine on each piece of perseverance for the last four or
turer as well as the consumer, just on dug down to see how the roots are and put them about the place. We five years to cross them by saving
the same principle that! the manufac- located, and find them thick, the open a can of salmon, or still better, pollen from the Honey, and applying
turers of fine cigars oppose the repealof depth of the ditch. It will be years lobster, and pour the contents of the it to the pistils of early varieties of the
the stamp laws. before my supply of food is exhausted. can into a larger can or pail ; put intoit Persian, and on a few Burkes and
Since the March Bulletin was issuedwe There are thousands of good people less than one-fourth teaspoonful of Elbertas. I have had many failures,
have had but two complaints, one who would come to Florida if they strychnine, stir well and just at nightgo and very few successes. In one in-
from J. R. Tysen & Co., of Jacksonville thought they could succeed in makinga around the border of your clear- stance, however, I have obtained an
and the other from Mr. Pollard, home. I write this for their benefit, ing and put about a thimbleful on a improvement, evidently a cross with
agent for the Bradley Fertilizer Com- and hope it will reach that class of piece of palmetto boot-jack, about a some early Persian strain, if I may
pany and Williams & Clark. But the ; people.If hundred yards apart. I have omittedto judge from its earliness, and yet it has
burden of the latter's complaint was we had more men that were will- say, tie up your dog and put your the markings and a striking resemblance
that we had not put in all the goods of ing to take hold and work to make an cat in a sack. Never mind your to the Northern Chinese strain;
his two companies. This was becauseI honest living, and a smaller numberof neighbors; they ought not to have later to bloom than the Alexander
have not yet made the analyses of those who wanted to live without dogs or cats The next morning go (not in bloom yet at this writing),
all.A work, we would have less murder and out with a wheelbarrow, gather up the while the Alexander has dropped its
few hours' examination into the crime in our midst. dead and fertilize your grape vines.If petals and the fruit is well formed. I
work and correspondence of this labor- Many of the Northern people think you do not gather them in the buz- have fruited it the past two years, andI
atory would thoroughly convince you that a poor man with a family cannot zards will, and strange to say, it will am enthusiastic with the result. It
that it is the live in Florida. dear friends next to Alexander in
fully appreciated by people My a not kill them. comes ripening,
of Florida from Pensacola to Key bigger mistake was never made. 4 about the loth of June in this latitude
West, and that its usefulness extends This is the very place for a man The Pecan. (Marksville, La.). The fruit is of a
outside the State of Florida; and that willing to work with a few dollars. palc cream in color, with a slight red
the direct revenue it brings to the State He can make a good home, be free There is a farm down near the pass cheek on sunny side, equal in size to .
where the of the house
far exceeds its cost. once more, can stay at home with his woman plantedin Elberta, and shaped much like it, and
Again thanking you, and trustingthat wife and sit at a well furnished table. her door yard for trees four or five over a month earlier than that variety-
you will examine more fully into Would that not be balm to broken pecan nuts seven years ago. They freestone. I intend to send''' buds
the workings of the fertilizer laws of hearted men that are now slaves and grew finely, and last year she chose one next June to all the experiment stations
this and other States before decidingthe must listen to the cry of their little tree from which she would not allow of the South, and have it thoroughly
question, I remain yours very truly, ones for bread. Had I remained any nuts to be given or sold but by tested before introducing it.
W. A. RAWLS, North this would have been my de- herself, and she realized from the sale The figs here on my experiment
State Chemist. plorable condition, bUL, thank God, I of nuts from that tree the sum cf $32. grounds are a success. This section
Tallahassee Fla. have plenty to eat. We neither Furthermere, there was a man in that is free from that pest, the fig borer,
locality that made a business of plant .
4 which has
freeze nor go hungry.We : damaged so many fine fig
A Grove Made Without Money. have had a pretty dry spell. I ing pecans, and charged one dollar orchards in South Louisiana. The
for he could but
apiece plant two in
lost my early crops, cucumbers, tomatoes following I would recommend : Ce-
Much has been said and written and squash. I have the same day. His manner of planting is as follows lestial, Brown Turkey, Mission,
the cultivation of : Dig a hole three feet deep and
upon trees, in White
orange ground crops again, sweet potatoesand Marseilles, Foundling, Bruns-
and as many failures have been madein four feet square, then cover the bottomwith wick
rice. The last crop is better than Lemon, White Adriatic, Brown
treating of the subject as there are the first.I black jack or scrub oak (blackjack i Ischia and Datota. I have other
modes of cultivation. is the best). Fill it with the
write up varieties
this to show the difference imported by the United
I will give another and a different wood to within four inches of the cen
between a lost crop by frost or drouth Department of Agriculture,
way of placing the tree in its new is ter; then make a mud of trash, leaves' from
. only a matter of a little seed and Smyrna, but all of them dropped
home, viz : Dig the hole four feet time. It can be replaced when the and fertilizer and fill in the center; last their fruits before maturity, except the
square, three feet deep, then dig a drouth ends. In a short time you have of all, plant two pecan nuts about six Datota, which proved to be the highest -
two-foot square hole in the cantre of inches apart, and if both nuts come uptake flavored
a crop growing again.A fig of all; medium size,
first hole, fill the first with any good failure here does not mean ayear's one out very carefully, so as not pale lemon color, smooth skin, appearing -
rich compost that would be healthy starvation as it does in the to break the tap-root, and plant i it as varnished, with a drop of'
for the trees; this is for the tap root somewhere else the same way. The
North. None who will work need go nectar oozing out of each fig, when
to feed upon. When you have filled hungry here. If a crop of any kind first year after they are planted they ripe. This is evidently the same fig
the large part of the hole with the should be lost it can be replaced. will grow three or four feet high. as the Du Roi, which so much fuss is
same soil, set the tree, give all the This alone means a great deal to a made over in California. I find it
necessary water, and if the weather i is poor man. Fruit is, as a rule, a sure Vegetable shipments will be about better than the Celestial or Sugar fig,
hot keep shaded and cut the tree backto crop, plenty of it can be had nearlythe over at this place in ten days more. and more prolific. I have both
suit roots. My: trees begin to grow year round, also vegetables by The farmers have made money this grafted, the caprifying or male fig, on
very soon. those who will work. year as usual on truck farms. Ourpeople those that dropped their fruit, and it
My plan is to keep them in good In addition to this, the splendid are all good livers and a happy, looks like it will be a success at this
health and keep them growing i ingrowing climate shows it is the best place for a prosperous churchgoing community.Peace writing. I have figs over an inch in
season. poor man. good will and love to our neigh diameter, on trees that heretofore
Beforethe roots reach the outer I will answer any and all inquiries bor reigns supreme here. Everybodysquare would drop their fruit before matur-
part of the first hole, run a twofootditch cheerfully.-A. R. Cross, in Marion with the world and the world ing. If I succeed: it will be the,
around the outer part of the Free Press. square with them. The merchants all 1 means by which we can grow the
first hole and fill with compost. This 4 doing a good business and happy-in finest figs of commerce here in the
treatment lasts one year. When this Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder the fact that when they sell anythingthey Gulf States.-J. L. Normand, in
is done I cut a ditch eight feet wide Most Perfect Made. get the money for it. Upon the Southern Cultivator.



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fCJiliEliNk]\ ) fiRtJCI\ER is esteemed more for its great growth' numbers which contain the articles to composition with the guaranty. This
of vine than for its peas. Wonderfulpeas which I refer, except one. In the inspection is usually maintained from
will and shade the DISPATCH of November the license fees fees
Summer Work. spring up I 14, 1887, or analysis paid by
ground by the time the summer heatis I editor copied an article on aparagus fertilizer manufacturers or dealers.
The sweet potato planting season is greatest, and by fall the ground, if: culture which I wrote for the Florida Where no regular inspection exists
now at hand, and every rainy day moderately rich, may be covered two I Agriculturist. It fills almost a column each manufacturer or dealer is required -
,!should be utilized for that purpose. or three feet deep solidly with vines. and while it does not profess to be a to file a certified analysis or
There ought to be enough vines :. For hay making this pea is excellent, full treatise on asparagus culture, it sample of each brand of goods he in-
'grown in last year's fields to supply and for plowing under no crop could I give a fair idea of the treatment it tends to sell before a license can be
slips for planting. These vines, cut be better. requires. This may be summed up procured. The original analyses or
in lengths of twelve to eighteen I There are several varieties of beans briefly as follows: Plenty of moisture those of the samples furnished are
inches, are laid on the ridges about a I which will do very well if plantednow. with perfect drainage, an unlimited published. Penalties are providedfor
foot and a half apart, and "jobbed"into Of these the Valentine is per- supply of plant food, and sufficient fraud or failure to comply with the
the dirt three or four inches by haps the most reliable, it grows rap- cultivation to prevent any weeds from la w.,
means of a forked or notched stick. idly, withstands the summer heat robbing the soil of its fertility. I In some States any farmer may havea
There has been considerable discus- quite successfully, and makes a "snap"six have seen bunches of fresh aparagus : fertilizer analyzed without cost by
sion among the planters in regard to inches in the I the chemist with the
or eight long, very crisp. Jacksonville grown near city, charged inspec-
making potato ridges, some claimingthat Orange and lemon trees are beginning and have no doubt of its success under tion, by taking samples according to
it is unnecessary to rake up a to bloom in some places, and a proper treatment." directions sent him. In no State is
ridge at all, and that it is sufficient to gentle stirring of the soil around their It is most like to do well on flat the farmer taxed or charged directly
plant the vines on level ground. Experience feet will likely encourage them in woods land or low hammock, pro- for the fertilizer inspection and regula-
has shown, however, that holding the young fruit. Orangetrees vided the soil is thoroughly drainednot tions or the protection which they
the best results are obtained with high not too full of young growth less than two feet deep. afford ,him. _
hilling. It seems to give that thor- may safely be transplanted almost Asparagus is a gross feeder, and The fertilizer control, on the other
ough drainage and airing of the soil any rainy day, or the day after. It the soil cannot be made too rich. hand, as practiced in Germany, is
which are necessary to the growth -of often"transpires that orange trees trans- Commercial -fertilizers might be independent of any specific law. It
the sweet potato, and does better in planted in early summer, especiallyif applied in too great quantities, but is a voluntary arrangement betweenthe
this way. done in the rain, do not suffer a well-rotted stable manure or good dealers and the station, in the in-
The Providence variety is about the particle of set-back, and grow right compost may be used to any extent terest of both the dealers and the
most profitable sweet potato grown ahead as though they had not been desired.I farmers. Dealers place their goods
here. It attains the largest size and disturbed. In such cases little or no prefer good well grown one-year under the control of the local experi-
makes a big yield. Two .hundred pruning should be practiced. plants to a larger size. On twoyearold ment station, agreeing to sell their
bushels of Providence potatoes have There are lots of things to be done plants the roots spread so far that goods under a guaranty and to indem-
been grown on an acre of ordinary through the Florida summer which, they must be cut badly in digging, nify the purchaser for any deficiency
pine land. Fifty cents per bushel is when done seasonably and well, will and when this .is done they are no in composition. The station publishesthe
the usual price in South Florida. greatly add to the grove and garden, better than good one-year-old plants. list of firms who have placed
The pumpkin yam is a handsome and the sooner our tillers of the soil Grow your own plants from seed, or themselves under its control, and
potato'and always commands the best learn this lesson thoroughly the less buy Florida grown plants; such plantsare farmers prefer to deal with such firms.
price. It is the sweetest and most we shall have to buy from abroad and offered ,through the advertising Farmers can have samples of fertil--
nutritious of all the potatoes, being so the richer we shall become. columns of THE FARMER AND FRUIT izers bought of these firms analyzedat
rich and syrupy as to prove a little .. .- II. GROWER the station for a small fee. If the
too gorging for the ordinary appetite.The Rhubarb, Asparagus, Etc. The testimony of all who have goods are found below the guaranty in
white West India variety is a Editor Farmer and 1'ruit Grower: written to THE FARMER AND FRUIT composition, the station calculates the
very good potato and'is said to with I seriously contemplate making my GROWER upon the subject agrees with indemnity. The government takes no
stand drouth pretty well. home in your State for the purpose of my own personal experience, whichis part in the matter further than to aid
Sweet potatoes may be planted engaging in the culture of winter vege- that rhubarb can not be profitably in the support of the experiment
from now until August, although tables for the supply of Northern mar- grown in Florida, even for home use. stations, says a U. S. Government
June is the best month for that purpose kets. Gainesville, Ocala and Orlando If good, large clumps can be had Bulletin. .
if there is a good season of rain. have been mentioned to me as good during the winter, and they are set in The English law requires the dealerto
Ordinary pine land, a medium be- cities for this business, and your name moist soil, with an unlimited supplyof guarantee the composition of the
tween high sand hill and flatwoods, is has been furnished as an authority on fertilizer, they will grow with goods he sells and makes him directly
the best for the sweet potato, and these matters. Would you kindly giveme remarkable vigor for a few months, holden for their quality; but it pro-
new land is generally the best. Land whatever information you can as to and a few stalks may be cut for piesor vides no inspection of fertilizers ex-
may be cleared now, the stumps these places, their shipping facilities, sauce, but I do not know of the :cept a voluntary one paid for directly
burned out, the bushes and palmettoes soil, climate, etc.? I want to settle in roots living over the first summer ina by the purchasers.The .
grubbed out, the ground broken one of them, or in their section. I single English law resembles most
with a bull.tongue plow, and commencing want to locate in a growing place. instance.'V.. C. STEELE. closely the Belgian law, but it differs
in the raw woods now, one Will rhubarb do well in so hot a by not requiring a fee from the manufacturer -
can have a sweet potato patch in full country? And how about dandelions, or dealer. It affords more
feather within a couple of weeks, pro- asparagus and that class of truck ? Is Fertilizer Control. protection than the German fertilizer
vided it rains pretty liberally. If Ocala a well watered section ? The Fertilizers and Feeding Stuffs control, for the latter applies only to
piles of grass and other rubbish left Any information you will kindly giveme Act, which was enacted by the Eng-- such dealers as voluntarily submit to
from clearing the land are buried ,and any suggestions you may makein lish Parliament September 22 of last control, but does not go afar as the
under the potato ridges, as they are regard to these or other towns will year, went into effect January i. laws of most of the States of this
raked up, the yield will be corre- be most gladly received. This act affords English farmers a country. Each method may best
spondingly better in the fall. A little Hope you may find it convenient to protection in the purchase of fertilizers serve the peculiar conditions of the
cotton-seed meal sometimes has a answer the above soon. and feeding stuffs by requiringthe country in which it is in force, but it
wonderful effect on a potato field, andit E. G. CLOUGH. seller to give an invoice statingthe is doubtful if the American farmer
pays to use it on new land together, Massachusetts. nature of the article sold, and, in would profit to any great extent froma
with potash. Dandelion grows wild in abundancein the case of fertilizers, the composition. law requiring him to maintain his
Besides potatoes it is a good time the flatwoods of Florida, and This invoice is in effect a guar- own inspection by the payment of
now to plant cow peas. If plantednow doubtless could be cultivated with anty and is so regarded by the courts. analysis.
they will come in handy in late perfect success. The new English law, so far as it t_*-,
summer, and many a good appetizingmess Gainesville and Ocala are both excellent relates to fertilizers, stands midway Our attention has been called to
of tender snaps and young peas locations for truck farming; between the "fertilizer control" pre- the fact by Mr. B. T. Luttrell, of this
can be gathered from them. The while Orlando excels in oranges, vailing in several European countriesand city, that the lemons raised here are
simple fact of their growing on land pineapples, grapes and other choice the fertilizer laws of various Statesin much richer in juices than the imported -
helps it even if they are completely fruits. this country. varieties, and weigh, on an
harvested off. The vines and leaves As to asparagus and rhubarb_ Mr. The fertilizer laws in this countryall average, fully fifteen pounds more per
tend to attract moisture and keep it \V. C. Steele, some years, ago wrote require that each package of fertil- box. Quite an item and an important -
on the ground, and when plowed in these columns as follows : "Both izer shall bear a- label stating the fact that buyers and consumers
under in early 'fall they form a valuable -i subjects have been thoroughly discussed name of the fertilizer and its compo- should bear in mind.-Ft. Myers
fertilizer. in the columns of the DIs- sition, and most of the laws imply an Press. .
The best variety for plowing under, PATCH within the last year. I cannotat inspection of the markets of the Stateto Dr. Price's Cream- *Baking Powder
however, is the Wonderful pea, which this moment lay my hand on the see that the goods sold agree in World's Fair Highest Medal and Diploma.

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Write for a _
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SECRETARY.Poultry. .

egg was slightly fertilized but soon impregnated at one time, but this |I were brought out into the sunlightand

."I -_ _ _-_ _ _ _ _ decayed. Chick No. 6 hatched, a theory is not tenable. The Iowa far- given salts and water. .
Edited by E.W.:AMSOEN. Ormond.- :F a. | pullet[ and no indications of Cochin mer's fowls evidently retained the in. The house and yard were thoroughly -

WWWWWWCurious blood; moulted out distinct and well fluence of the male to a limit much disinfected with one pint of strong

Facts as to Impregnation. j barred; legs and feet clear, deep yellow beyond that ordinarily deemed possible sulphuric acid to eight gallons ot

I have been able l ; good Plymouth Rock shape. ; but his experience is less valuable water, as suggested in poultry books.
never to
yet get (Chicks 7 and 8 hatched; both cockerels. than it would be if he had told The hens themselves
hatch sprayed
to after the 8th
7th or
eggs day, .
They moulted out medium dark the
percentage of the hatch and with this. Their
drinking water
and but few of them after the 5th day distinct
in color
; legs and feet clear whether the
or not eggs alluded to charged with carbolic acid (one tea-
of separation of cock and hen. I will
give you the result of an experimentmade yellow. chicks were of good were fertile materially beyond the spoonful to half gallon of water) and

by F. W. Foster formerly Plymouth Rock shape. From the somewhat vague "six weeks." His assafcetida was put in their food at the
pas result of the above
tor of the Baptist; Church in DeKalb experiment we experience is not exact enough in rate of one heaping tablespoon to the
came to this conclusion in this instance of time
point scientific
I or data to be of thirty chickens.
Ill. and myself. We had mated
a that
the 6th
Partridge Cochin cock and was a pure Ply- : very available.-A recent writer in The next morning six hens could not
a Plym-
mouth Rock and bred true to mate. the Poultry Bulletin claims that his off the
outh Rock hen some five days before get roost, though all but two
the hen commenced laying. She had The pullet No. 6 and cockerel No. 8 experience proves that impregnationlasts had gone up, as usual, the night pre

layed three when we mated her were bred the next season with very fully four weeks and that the first vious,and after their treatment. These
satisfactory results. This experimentalso mate held influence for three weeks were treated as before and put outsidethe
to Rock
a vigorous Plymouth cockerel.
shows that the effect of the after second
a mating. yard. Before night all but four
The next egg was saved and mouth Rock
marked with ink-date and No. i. the third and male fourth showed strongly in The reply of Mr. Munger is the hens were walking about picking grass.

Eight eggs were layed and markedone ion is that egg. My opin- most important, as it was the resultof After three days of isolation these four
to eight. Each chick when only three or four eggs are practical tests. We doubt if an were returned to the yard cured, and

hatched was named, marked and re I. fertilized at one time, and that it exact estimate of the period of fertility all have been in good health since. '
occurs at the time the yolk of the egg can be arrived Six hens and a cockerel lost be.
corded. Chick No. i was to all appearances is ovulated from at, owing to the fact were
the egg sack or that much the fore the health of the flock restored
a Cochin, though smaller, cluster. The on age, breed, was _
.. back narrow or more so than Coch- white germ of the egg-a condition, season and mode of feed- by the treatment as given above.Had .
mere spot-will be found on i ing. we known the disease at first
ins, color nearly that of a Partridge the ,
in the
centre of the
yolk, it is doubtful if
Cochin darker and \ m t a single bird need to
though feet
legs and
not have
as float-
many supposed
Chicken Cholera have been lost. Promptness to disin-
feathered and Its Proven
to outer toes. This chick in the
ing white
egg tion. fect and the sick
proved to be a pullet and moultedout treat birds will save

nearly the color of a Partridge Answer by Perley Pickett, Barnes Why submit to heavy losses from many losses. The doses of salts, not

Cochin, though some feathers were ville, O.-Owing to the peculiar con- this disease? Up to April, 1894, this before recommended to my knowledge,
the color of Plymouth Rock. Chick struction of the reproductive organs disease had not been on the Experi- doubtless helped to rid the birds of the

No. 2 hatched and in color was darker of fowls, it would seem that no definite ment Farm to our knowledge. Early cholera bacilli sooner than if it had not

than No. i. The legs and toes 'of answers can be given. A.\L in that month a hen became sick and been given, and so hastened the eradication

chick No. 2 were feathered to end of Halstead, in his "Artificial Incuba- dumpish with dark comb; all food and of the disease. The asafcetida

toes. This chick was a cockerel and tion," gives as the results of a series water refused. It was thought uselessto acts as a diffusable stimulant to help

in shape was more like a Plymouth of experiments. "Fertility extends treat this case, but Epsom salts keep the birds warm.

Rock than a Cochin clean yellowbill from five to eight days after-the sepa were administered and this was fol The drinking water was for some

and bright yellow legs. Chick ration of the hen from the male. In lowed with copious watering put in i days kept charged with carbolic acid,

No. 3 hatched. The color was near non-sitting varities the time may be the mouth with a spoon. The hen and all that is now needed to secure "

ly that of a Plymouth Rock; some longer. The average influence of a was placed in a warm, sunny place, immunity from another attack is a second -

slight markings on back like that mesalliance between birds of different isolated from usual runs, and recovered thorough disinfection and to con-

of a Partridge Cochin. This chick, breeds may considered as com very slowly. tinue for some time the addition of car-
mencing with the third and bolic acid to the drinking water.-F.
a cockerel, feathered on shanks, but terminat Another hen died in a few days
feet moulted ing with the seventh or eighth E. Emery, Agriculturist, N. C. Experiment
none on ; out nearly a egg. and then another and a cockerel, and
Plymouth Rock color. Chick No. 4 ,I Impregnation of the egg takes placeafter several persons who had had experience Station. .
hatched a Plymouth Rock in color. the formation of the yolk and its with cholera pronounced this dis Four hundred tons of kaolin were

This chick was a pullet and showedno i passage into the oviduct." ease to be cholera. The hen and shipped this week from Palatka to

marks of Cochin blood with the Comments.-While the foregoing cockerel died near night, and next New Jersey. It is said that the works

exception of a slight down on the opinions of experienced breeders morning two other hens were deadand will be largely increased in the near

shanks. She moulted out rather dark agree in the main, exceptional cases eight more were in different stagesof future. _
and the down disappeared from her like the one cited and which inspired the disease. LADIES- -

shanks. She was a Plymouth Rock these communications at our Treatment was Needing a tonic, or children who want build.
request, begun at once. Two in ,
?up should take ,
. shape and a finely marked pullet. induce a diversity of opinion. Somebreeders hens were killed and buried as those BRO'VN'SmolY Bl..I.'E tB.

;ft.k k',. .' Chick No. .s failed to hatch. The 11 claim that a whole clutch i is 3 previously dead had been. The six Biliousness It is pleasant, Liver; cures Complaints Malaria and, Indigestion Neuralgias 1, /





The Barred Plymouth RockIs Dairy) for she begins to return a profit when

the chicken for the South, and it two years of age, sometimes earlier. .\Vith the CHICKENS apr.Tea STEAM
is popular among all poultry raisers. This early breeding is so much time Excelsior incubator.
The Jersey a Business: Cow. Simple. Perfect &IfReThousands -
Perhaps no other fowl has secured such gained; when we make a business latia tn successful
PRIZE ESSAY, BY A. L. CROSBY. operation. Guaranteed -
enduring popularity among the farm. venture we endeavor to make it payas to hatch larger per
ers of the United States. It is good, When we engage in the business of soon as possible, and, in the dairy centage less cost of than fertile any eggs other at:

and appreciated everywhere, and farm butter dairying we need cows that will business, we want a cow that will V Circulars Send 6c.tree for | tutcher. Ilatcher Lowest priced made
make the most butter from a given IlIm.Catatorine. CEO.II.HTA1I! L,QuID J'IIL
ers ought to infuse new life into their commence her work in lie' and beginto
fowl 1 amount of feed. We want these cows she her work.A .
yards every year or two by the pay as soon as begins
introduction of pure bred males from to be hearty feeders, to be easy milk dairy cow must also be a regular orld's' Fair Highest Awards

the breeders' coops. The Plymouth ers, giving very rich milk, to be gen breeder. We want to arrange our Medal and Diploma -
tie, not too large in size, early and' suit ion| our INCUBATOR and]
makes a plump.two and a half pound calving periods to out business; BROODER:; Combined.
broiler at ten weeks old, and a choice, regular breeders, and able to do good and a cow that is a regular and sure 5 I Old Reliable"h::. a
meaty roaster at four months old. work in the dairy for many years. In breeder is worth much more than one flfyoutrabitorwtMlin PIHT.| i7"1r'nif=fri By* k Cora
p:P'*J Joa to lead 4 eentlnit jnp fcr onr\4 Uj >iJ> .'trt'
With good care the pullets begin short, we need a business cow, and in that is unreliable in this respect.A p Son 18 pap Poultry MUlogne Culture.,giring Addnai vmlubla points

laying at five and one-half months old, the Jersey we have just such a cow. Cow that Works for Many Years r::Rei. !abl!.IncubatorandBrooderCo.! I? .: .. OulnCYJJ! .

laying a rich brown egg, so desirablein A Hearty Feeder.-The Jersey cow When we get a machine that does
all the markets. is noted as being a hearty feeder, anda excellent work, our first thought i is; ACCLIMATEDDEVGftS

hearty feeder is one that can not will it be durable ? If it out
They enjoy a wide farm and wears
when allowed in a small flock, will geta only eat a large quantity of feed, buta after a few years of use it may be too CATTLEAND
large quantity of rich feed. It is expensive. Our business is
greater part of their food through the cow a -
the feed that makes the milk and in
machine the of which
summer season, and lay} an abundanceof by use we expect -
order to make of rich milk the BLACK ESSEX HOGSAre
eggs. They also bear confinementwell plenty to make money, and she must bea
cow must eat plenty of rich feed. durable machine for we cannot afford the best for the far South.
and are a desirable fowl for the ,
Gentleness.The disposition of the milk her but few and MILCH I
village lot, where they can be allowed to a years COWS.Write .
Jersey cow is about as near perfectionas then her with another. The
only a limited range. When bred to replace for Circulars.
the requirements of the standard of we can expect cow nature to be. Jersey cow not only begins her workat ROSELAND PLANTATION

perfection they are one of the most Gentleness in a cow is worth money; a very early age, but she continuesto Bainbridge Georgia.
it counts up in dollars every year; it work-and work
beautiful fowls in plumage and form, profitablytillshe
milk it the richness of
saves ; keeps becomes old.
being the most popular breed in all very
the milk from wasted for irritable -
To The is
the exhibitions of the country.Southern sum up : Jersey cow a
Ji a Broodm onlr$3. Beet and cheapen far
Agricultural Journal. cows are apt to beget irritationin business cow, is one that has been raising chicks; 40 first premiums SjXB
those who milk them and this in testimonials; send fox catalogue.
bred for business, she attends to her G.SINGER. Box 528, .0.'GROVERS' .
Poultry pays in Manatee county, turn, breeds ill-treatment of the cows, business, and if well cared for by the

that is, when properly attended to. which causes a loss of butter-fat in the dairyman will enable him to make

Mr. A. N. Pillsbury, of Palma Sola milk; it insures better care, for the money in his business. \ HEADQUARTERS.
gentle cow is the petted cow and in
hens ;
Bay, keeps sixty laying feeds
1./<< Lunch, with home-made pies, from cents
other ways the gentle disposition of 15
them corn and ground or boiled fish, up. Regular meals at reduced rates. Board$4a
and for the past five months the yield the Jersey is one of her valuable char- In pioneer times the frontier settle week.MAIN

has averaged one thousand eggs per acteristics.An ments often organized vigilance com- STREET CAFE,

month; these in local markets have Easy, Rich Milker.The business mittees to make war on the thugs and 24 Main Street Jacksonville, Fla.

dozen making cow must be one that can be gamblers and drive them out of the ,
averaged eighteen cents a ,
an average income of$15 a month quickly milked, and the milk must be land. One Florida town, Oceanus, -- =

from sixty hens. In raising chickenshe rich; these two qualifications will com- has organized a committee to make

has also been successful, for from mend themselves to every business war on a more deadly enemy; that is,

154 hatched he has raised 148- dairyman.Size pestilence. An item in the TitusvilleStar The Right

Manatee Advocate. in the Dairy Cow.-There has says: The Oceanus Vigilance Fertilizer for

been a good deal of controversy about Committee keep a sharp lookout for -

The Titusville Advocate enters intoa the proper size for a dairy cow. Some all stagnant ponds and pools, and are Orange Trees.

curious calculation showing that of contend that she should be big, so keeping ditches and drains open, so One that will produce

the 40,000 barrels of pines producedin that when she has done her work in that there is now no stagnant water healthy trees, and fruit thatis

Brevard county, three-fourths is the dairy she can be fattened up for about Oceanus;and consequently thereare bright, firm, good-flavored,

pledged to the Florida Fruit ExchangeThis beef. Those men object to the Jersey no mosquitoes nor malaria. The and salable, without an excess -

leaves only 10,000 for the twen- because she is too small, she wont air here is as pure and fresh as out at of woody growth, is

ty commission drummers now on the make beef enough. Ever since I be- sea. I

lower river. Their expenses are estimated gan to study the matter, I have beena BOWKER'S ORANGE GROWER,

at $8.00 a day, which is probe strong advocate of the specialpurpose The Jensen hotel is doing a regular
ably a little high in a region where cow. We want a certain kind of land office business. It is crowded which has enjoyed; a wonderful -

there are no horses. The commissionon cow for a certain kind of work, and with some fifty guests-half of whomare popularity in Florida for

. 10,000 barrels would be only about she must do that work better than any commission solicitors, and the years, and will continue to bea

$3oot, whereas the expenses of the other kind of cow ; she should be a other half are transportation men. favorite for years to come.

drummers, at the above rate for thirty cow for one kind of dairy business in The writer was at once sized up as a We will send an illustrated

days, would be $4,800. order to be a good business dairy cow. pineapple grower and presented with pamphlet on fertilizers freeto

<< It appears to me that the extra weightin sufficient stencils, which, if they were any address.

What is called the late or June a dairy cow, over and above whatis not punched with the address, wouldbe BOWKER FERTILIZER CO.

bloom of oranges has never pannedout necessary for her to do the best sufficient to cover a good-sized ,

to producers here as the possibil work, ,must be fed at a great loss, be- dwelling roof.-Titusville Advocate. 74., BAY STREET. SAVANNAH GA.

ities warranted. The main trouble cause it is fed for many years before it .. .
---- A. M. BOND,
Gen'l for Florida.
has heretofore resulted from the is sold. This proposition, it would
The Indian River Fiber Company'sfactory
fact that unless the late bloomis seem, cannot be successfully contro-
at Titusville is being rapidly
very heavy, the fact is for- verted. The business cow must pay erected. The main building will be ._

gotten, so when the general crop is every year of her dairy life, and we 40x128 feet, with a building attached ,
local marketed can't afford to wait till we kill her to
sold to buyers or by which will ccntain boilers anda Sheriff's Sale.
the grower, the pickers often in gath- get any part of our profit; each year 14x33 forty-horse, engine. Four BY virtue of a writ of execution issued!' out of
ering the ripe oranges also pick the should show a good balance to her power the Circuit Court for Duval county, Florida
fiber machines will be operated and on December 28th, A, D. 1892 upon a decree in
unripe fruit and mix it in with the credit. And how much profit couldwe the that it will do chancery rendered on the 28th day of DecemberA.
from beef fed for from concern expects a D. 1892 against Charles W. DaCosta, defendant -
first crop. This plan not only resultsin expect cow large business.-Titusville Advocate. in favor of Jno. C. L'Engle, complainant, I
throwing away the late crop but injuring ten to fifteen years? It is absurd to have levied upon and will sell at public sale to
the highest; bidder, for cash in front of the
the first crop by the mixing in expect any. court-house in Jacksonville, Duval county,
of fruit.-Orlando Reporter. An Early and Regular Breeder.- From a newspaper item it would Florida,on Monday,July yd, 1804,between the
green legal hours of sale, whatever right,title or Inter-
We don't want to wait till our businesscow appear that the muck of the reclaimed est the said Charles W. DaCosta has in the south
The usual weekly shipment of three is three years old before we get lands about Kissimmee is of exactlythe half of lot number 4,in block number 6g,*according -
to Hart's map of the city of Jacksonville,
cars of fine beef cattle was made yes. any profit from her-we can't affordto right character to unite with bloodto Duval county, Florida.

terday by Mr. Godwin of Fort Meade. i waste a year's time; and our Jersey make a good blood and bone fertil- Purchaser to pay for titles.N.. B. BROWARD.

Tampa Tribune. I will not disappoint us in this respect, izer. Sheriff Duval County, Florida.THE ,






{State J'fews.It OuRuraIome.! comfort of all others at the table, Awarded
Followed by words of reprimand to Highest Honors-World's F*
the little innocents who by every right

is expected that the canning factory Edited by St.MINNIE Thomas GILMORE, Fla. MILLS, should have a kind word and look i i DR;

at Jensen will begin operationsnext from father to make their daily meala

week. There is on hand a good Pockets.Who pleasure and success, that the meal

stock of glass jars, sugar and other calls us a "pocketless sex?" has been spoiled for us, and the whole

materials, and there are plenty of There may be a few women who, day has lost a brightness on accountof $1tECREAM

pines in the fields. The cans are very through the fault of the dressmakerand thoughtlessness these matters.
attractively labeled. This is the pioneer the hurry of preparation, make Having fired our shot into the enemy's -

pineapple canning factory of the themselves the cause of innocent camp, we will now return to the

East Coast. If the experiment provesa amusement to the husband or father, serving of a meal. Every housekeeperis

success the business will grow- to an by their pathetic struggles "to conceala not expected to follow out all the ,

immense industry.-Titusville Advo- roll of bills provided for her jour- rules and usages of society; yet all IIAKIN6 I I

: ney." But the average woman has can approximate, they can conform to
cate.Dr. more than one pocket about her a certain extent; some things may be
Inman was in town on Saturdaywith
clothing, in which to safely carrynoney considered trifles, and yet the wholeof PODLR.p
a Porto Rico pineapple, grown life is p
made up of these trifles
tickets etc. The ;
himself ,
by weighing eleven pounds.He .
dressmaker doesn't which make or mar the record of our
also had some fine specimens of always put ives. MOST PERFECT MADE

the Red Spanish, which are the best place-but they are there. The table-cloth should be clean and A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. ftaf
How seldom hear of
variety for profitable culture. The doc- we a woman white and from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant
large enough to cover the
tor raises a few of the large ones for being robbed, or losing her money or sides. An under oilcloth of 40 YEARS THE STANDARD
while or one
jewels traveling even thoughher
specimens and he to have ,
says expects
flannel, will add much to the
them that will five trunk may be lost. Yet in spiteof appear
weigh twenty
before he date his eleven pockets, a. man frequently ance of the table, as well as to the yielding about or over the shoulders,
pounds quits. Up to
nineteen and a half pounds is his loses his money (he doesn't always facility of setting the table; a scarf o.butcher's may help to produce round shoulders

largest, which was exhibited at the acknowledge it, though). linen, or a towel, laid acrossso both under and outside waists shouldbe
Wood's Fair. He Some women adhere to the old as to cover the places most easily comfortable and bands over the
expects to, set out
this and B. fashion of putting a pocket in one of soiled, will be a great help for use on shoulder made of elastic.
forty acres year, J. Briggs
common occasions. .
the skirt
will the seams of the dress. This -
Courier.plant same, amount.-Bartow does very well for house and every- Plain white china is always in taste, Florida Plums and Items for the.

day dresses, but for traveling, an excellent and advisable; yet the colored sets Sick.
Manatee is, perhaps, the chief cattle plan is to have a roomy pocket which are a specialty at this present For Our Rural Home.

county of Florida, as upwards of 50- made of cotton goods, held by a tape time are very pretty, and with care Can there be any nicer sauce made
000 cattle roam over its prairies. Hun passing around the waist, which hangs will look well for a time. When tea than the Florida plums ? But I do

dreds of acres of young orange and: between the under and the dress and coffee is poured at table, it is bet- not like the idea of many to scald in

lemon trees are being planted and thriv- skirt. It need not be bulky in Its ter to have a tray large enough to soda water and throw away. Better

ing nicely, while the crop of last sea- proportions, and may be instantly hold the cups and saucers, with the throwaway half the plums at first,
son is estimated to have exceeded reached through an opening in the hot water pots, slop-bowl, etc. Table and fix the rest right.

85,000 boxes, its hammock oranges- dress not exposed to view, but of mats are a necessity, and the ladies of Plums, like cranberries, are too
being the earliest in the State. Of which the wearer knows. This is the the household can add much to the sour or bitter if made very strong.

these same hammocks an area of fully safest mode of carrying valuable pa- appearance of the table by crochetingcovers But here is my recipe : Pick over the

2,000 acres has been planted in vege- pers, money or jewelry. If properly for them of white, with a bor- fruit, rejecting all wormy or partially
tables during the past winter, from made and adjusted, a woman might der of any color preferred. These spoiled, put in the stove covered well
which crops have been realized as travel the world over and that pocketnot can be easily removed and washed, with cold water; lay a plate over and

high in individual instances as 177 even be suspected; yet her hand the same as napkins. Individual salt- hold down and boil until the plums
crates to the and shakers and butter-dishes crack. Pour out into earthen dishes
acre, $3 a crate. it moment. are a conve ;
may grasp any
These fertile hammocks, lying under A neat little pocket for loose nience if placed above the plate, near take the juice that pours off easily but
the of the the and do not squeeze the fruit. Measure and
protection great bay, change, car fare, etc., may be set in napkin ring....
made this section the most noted gar. the basque lining, just under the --- put on in a flat stew-kettle or pan,
Round Shoulders Cured.A .
den spot of the State. The smaller edge; or one may be concealed under boil hard fifteen minutes, skimming it
bays which line the shore are equally the belt. Another, in the form ofa woman physician has recom clear; then add as many cups of gran-
famous fish and mended to the Boston Herald the following ulated sugar as there were of juice
as resorts, over 3,000- puff, may be inserted in the large ,
simple exercises, requiring stir well boil five minutes
000 fish are exported from the county sleeve (made of the same material, of ; ; now throw
little time and no apparatus for the in a few strawberries
annually. These are the chief indus course). These sleeves are good for to flavor it and
tries of the county.Braidentown n. than cure of all except very severe cases of take it from the fire as soon as it boils
something more to use quantitiesof
Journal.Mr. !. masculine round shoulders, when braces are also up well again. When partly cool, put
though our
; sometimes a necessity : "i. Raisearms in glasses or jars, and if your "better
B. Ludlow planted about 8,000 friends wouldn't suspect it. before your shoulder high, extend half" don't say it is the best jelly, he
dozen less than We are by no means a "pocketlesssex.
pineapples two yearsago arms sidewise, throw head back, is not like mine.It .
on a rich tract of land he bought If I have a fad, it's for pockets, straighten head, move arms forward, is good without the strawberriesand
PJ at Caximbus and is now marketing and plenty of them. M. G. M.
lower arms, repeat ten times. 2. should be taken from the fire at
his first crop. He sold one cargo of i *-+-* Stand erect, raise arms before you, the end of five minutes. If a thck,

pines at Key West for 49 cents a Serving the Meal-I. rise on tip-toes, then throw arms afar s deep jar is used so it does not evaporate
For Our Rural Home.
dozen, but came here Wednesdaywith "Pray sit you down, backward as possible, sink againon fast it will require longer boiling
a cargo of 1,000 dozen, whichhe For now we sit to chat as well as eat." heels and drop arms on side, re and the color will be darker. Now,
sold at 60 cents a dozen to the The family table should be as bright peat ten times. 3. Raise arms with put the plums in the kettle (porcelainor

Florida & Cuba Produce Company.His and cheerful as pleasant conversationcan elbow bent shoulder high, bringing granite is best), cover with cold

first crop will amount to '.over' make it. Each one should be palms together in front of face, then water; let it come to a boil; add as
4,000 dozen pines, and at this figurehe made to feel that he or she can do with elbows still bent, swing both much sugar as plums; boil well and

will realize $2,000 for the crop something to make this the happy arms vigorously backward as far pos cover by the usual method, and they
from about six acres of land. Mr,I hour of the day. Talking about unpleasant sible even with the shoulders, palmslooking will be tart enough then for most pea
Ludlow is from Springfield, 0., and things, reproving or punishing forward. This should be re

came to Florida two years ago for his; children' at this time should be peated several times, but as the posi pIe.It is hard to find things the sick one

health. He decided to go into the considered an outrage upon the cuss tion is somewhat fatiguing, rest or can eat. Here is something they will
cultivation of pineapples, and is so toms of good society. change of exercise may be made be enjoy :

pleased with his success that he wil 1 We don't know as we ought to say tween the movements. Take round beef steak, or any beef;

set out 15,000 dozen new slips this it, but must relieve our minds at this Another simple movement designedto with a sharp knife scrape into tender

season. He has invested about $10- juncture by just hinting that in our bring about a correct position of bits; press down in a tin patty pan till

000 in his place, which in another opinion pater familias has a large the shoulder blades consists of hold it looks like a slice, set on a hot griddle -

year will yield him a handsome re responsibility in this matter. Wet ing a can or wand in both hands, or coals; turn quickly; pepper,:salt
turn. He returned to Caximbus have oft times had our feelings so throwing the head back and carrying and butter it, if the patient can use
night in the schooner Falcon, with hurt while visiting friends by the I the stick from "above the head back butter. It can be eaten when beef-

Capt. Rawls, for another cargo ofpineapples. selfishness manifested in an absorbed and down the hips." tea cannot. .

.-Tampa Times. perusal of the newspaper to the di sAs the clothing, if too tight or un- For omelet: Break two eggs- in a






RECIPES.The Jipia1l1. drank warm, is a pleasant relief. It

have been appeases and mitigates fevers, and,
"Its constant lisa means perfect health. following recipes prepared -
tl expressly for this paper by Florida owing to its taste and its soothing

{ Housewives: Manifold Uses of Honey. .. qualities, it is used as a gargle.
Scuppernong Grapes for Pies.Grapesnot "Honey can also be used with ad-
1B'ROWN'SJTTERS Herr Karl Gatter German teacher
quite ripe, cut open and push out the a vantage in asthma, constipation, in
seeds, then cook with a little sugar and and editor of the Bienenvater, at throat .
sore perspiration
seal up air tight, can be sweetened more Vienna, Austria, assured us that his ; promotes ,
when used.Preserved. life saved the of lessens phlegm, and is very healing to
was by use honey.He
: IIB'ON H Hti Figs.-Take off before quite published a small; pamphlet on the the chest, sore from coughing.
ripe, peel and put in shallow dishes with curative powers of honey, and said : "With old persons the use of honey
sugar for twelve hoursusually overnight, "I sufferer from is very useful, since it produces warmth
drain off juice into preserving kettle and a hemorrhages, and a certain activity of the skin. For
after coming to a boil put in figs for a already given up to despair and at persons leading a sedentary life, and
short time take in dishes and the of the saved
up again verge grave, was by
from costiveness and
H HIt' expose to the sun while syrup is boiling the wonderful curative powers of suffering espe-
down, then return figs and when they and thank God I cially from piles, pure unadulterated
honey now am
begin to look clear take up and expose to honey, either mixed in their drink,
fact that there are many families sun again while reducing syrup to desired freed, not only from weakness of my used alone, or on bread, is the best
where this remedy has been in constant thickness, then return figs to syrup and lungs, but rejoice in the possession of and healthiest means of relief.
let simmer gently for an hour, being perfect health.
uso for over half a generation-It's a fact has also value
careful have too hot fire and "Honey great as a
not to
a "At first attack of
that II you are troubled with any of tho my upwards
medicine for children and is
burst the figs: use a pound of sugar to readily
following symptoms you should get a thirty powders and tea .
years ago, were
bottle dull bead.aebeconstlp3tlonbackachecoldl1ess each pound of fruit. The most delicious partaken of by them as a choice dainty
ordered for which benefited
known.Hominy me, me
'" preserves dish. It is especially useful to chil-
but little. I then
but little
cf extremities-debility-thin blood- Waffles.-To one cup of cold placed dren afflicted with scrofula or rickets.In .
loss cf appetite-nervousness-torpid boiled hominy add one tea cup of milk, confidence in honey, which I had difficult teething rub the witha
and one of flour a small piece of butter used occasionally and in small gums
liver-lack of energy-It's a fact that quan-
mixture of and emulsion of
honey an
you will feel better at once-It's a fact and two well beaten eggs. Bake in ties. I believe that the honey was
that: you lcd better get the genuine- waffle irons and serve hot. the that quinces. For the removal of worms it
only remedy
was doing me
I it's n fact that it won't injure or stain To Keep Syrup.-I have seen the ques- has often been beneficially used, andit
and it is this
l good that I have to
tho teeth. It's good for all the famn tion asked, how to prevent syrup made any is often used in diseases of the mouth
thank for the restoration
by dissolving sugar, from graining. Adda of my health. and throat.-T. G. Newman, Editor
Brown Chemical Co. Baltimore, Md.
"As disease increased I
very small quantity of cream tartar, my beganto American Bee Journal.
or a few drops of lemon juice or vinegar.E. use cod liver oil, which weakenedand
M. W. .
injured my stomach so that I
pint bowl, add a pinch of salt; beat could hardly digest anything, and my Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
till light; fill the bowl with sweet milk, There is more Catarrh in this sec condition became worse and worse. World's Fair Highest Award.

stir and pour into a hot, buttered pan, tion of the country than all other Then I: returned to honey, when my

set on the top of the stove till bakedat diseases put together, and until the sufferings immediately began to decrease METAL
bottom, do not stir. Then set in last few years was supposed to be in and disappear."

the top grate of the oven till brown.If doctors curable.pronounced For a great it a local many disease years, This German teacher, Karl Gatter, WHEELS II Ifor I/
cooked it will wholeon
right turn out
is also editor with whom hada
and prescribed local remedies, and by an we yourWAGONS
the platter.Experience. with local pleasant visit in 1879, in the city of
*-+-* constantly failing cure
With Indian Games. treatment, pronounced it incurable. Vienna, Austria. He was then in _

For Our Rural Home.I Science has proven catarrh to be a excellent health and buoyant spirits, to Any 56 size in.high.you want Tires,20 1

have been requested to give my constitutional disease and therefore and was enthusiastic in the praise of to 8 m.wide-hubs to = -
fit axle. Haves
experience with Indian Game fowls.I requires constitutional treatment. honey for curing his maladies, reviving Cost any many times in
worth his spirits and giving him a new a season to have set
don't think "my experience Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured byF. of low wheels to fit
much, so perhaps I am the more readyto Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio, lease of life by which to enjoy the re- )'ourwagon for hauling
it. If I had found bonanzain newed vigor obtained by the plentiful grain fodder manure _
give a is the only constitutional cure on the bogs&0. No resetting of -
it, I should have reason to objectto market. It is taken internally in use ot honey. From this gentleman tires. Oatl'g free. Address

Using questioned, as do those hav- doses from 10 drops to a teaspoonful.It we quote still further, on the EMPIRE Quincy, MFG., 111.CO.,

ing incomes over $4,000; or to giving acts directly on the blood and mu- same subject. He says:

away secrets that would injure my cous surfaces of the system. They "In medicine, and especially in the

business. And I do candidly think offer one hundred dollars for any case healing of wounds, was honey, already l F'E'NCI.NC
farmers truckers etc. are much too in early times, used as a uni-
it fails to cure. Send for circulars sst -', WIRE ROPE;SELVAO
ready to tell, for their own good. As and testimonials. Address, versal remedy, it yet constitutes the

sure as you are thought to have too F. J. CHENEY & CO., principal ingredient of sever medical fj..;:: a
much of a margin of profit, sharpersare Toledo, Ohio.neSold preparations, is used with the best results '< :--

on tne look-out to take it. by Druggists, 7 sc.t in many internal and external

I tried Indian Games, because I diseases; serves as a means for taking .
read that the chicks were hardy and powders, for the preparation of salves .1)

easily raised, and I think I have raiseda A gentleman here (whose remarksare and the sweetening of medicine. POULTRY "t4n RABBIT'timlNG

larger number of those hatched thanI corroborated by the agent of the "Honey mollifies; promotes fester- Railroad, Farm,Garden,Cemetery, lawn,,

did formerly of the Plymouth Rocks. Indian River Steamboat Company) in- ing; causes gentle purging, divides and Mc Mall n Pncesdown.Woven Wire Freight Fence paid.Co.CWott,(;hltaA'C; free.).

Also I think they require more feed forms us that he has shipped from dissolves, warms, nourishes, stops

than Plymouth Rocks, for growth and seven.eighths of an acre of land 200 pains, strengthens the tone of the

y for egg production. I have had themat crates of tomatoes, and 80 crates of stomach, carries away all superfluous

large and shut up in large, roomy beans. The tomatoes netted him moisture, aids digestion, thins and pu- jjjjjL
tuns. With plenty of good feed they $300 and the beans about $100, and rifies the blood, and animates and

have laid fully as well as Plymouth just think of it 300 pounds of fertilizer strengthens the breast, nerves and ..
did the stimulating. This is spot is therefore to be used
Rocks fowls I have had that lungs. Honey
or any .
are not non-sitters, in either of the truth and no joke and we would not when suffering with a cough, hoarseness DROP A POSTAL IN THE SLOT

above named cases. hesitate to tell it in prayer meeting or stoppage of the lungs, shortnessof of the mail box and draw an answer that will

I had some chicks that lacked carea on oath. This crop was raised on breath, and especially with the best be of great advantage. Write on the card
I Florida prairie land, thrown up in 20 results in all affections of the chest. -where you live how many acres of land you
few months last summer. Their own, how much live stock, what kind offence
growth was slow and the pullets did foot beds, which, a few years ago was "Many persons afflicted with various you have what It cost per rod and how much
considered worthless the alluvial fence need to make your crops safe
equal species of consumption, thank the use new you
not commence they were
laying against unruly stock from within or without.
eight months old, or about that age; lands of the Western prairies. of good honey, either for their entire Address card to

and that after they had been on a Courteney item in Titusville Star. restoration to health, or for the mitiga- PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian, Mich.

liberal allowance and growing for It. tion of their often painful condition of

about two months previous. The Steamer T- W. Sweeney madea body and mind. FRUIT: TREES.

With good care and liberal feeding special trip to the Florida Pineapple I "Honey is also an excellent remedyfor FOE.

they have laid for me at six months, Go's plantation for pineapples early the occasional inactivity of the abdominal -. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write .

and some younger. this week. The crop is moving off organs, and a means of
for and list.
Catalogue price
t The chicks have grown faster and very fast and is consigned principallyto strengthening weak nerves. For se-

larger than Plymouth Rocks. the Florida Fruit Exchange.- vere coughing, barley water mixed JENNINGS' NURSERY CO., .. "

E. M. W. Juno Sun. with honey and the juice of lemons, ThomasYille, Oa.THE .





How to Boom Florida.It Trade I

fLO{ 1 DA' ROc is idle to talk about "the orangesurplus" There are Paper scores Circulation.of business The Evil of Luxury.
Another testimony to the enervat-

t RMmY R U million and boxes'overproduction"of foreign fruit are whilea an- I when is told the circulation of a trade ing and weakening effects of luxury

paper 3,000 or 4,000, who are inclined has been furnished by the undertakerswho
marketed in this at
nually country
to its claims
as an ad-
from three six dollarsa have been holding a conventionin
prices ranging medium
vertising not knowing that a
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION box, and while half of the seventy mil. single edition of trade Chicago. The funeral directors,
a paper, with a
For One Year ..............................82.00 lion of inhabitants in the United States circulation of like most other people, complain of
For Six Months....................... ..... z.oo from end Iooocopies reaches more the dullness of trade. Not only are
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 scarcely see an orange year's persons whom they wish to reach than
and less
cheaper bought
Subscriptions in all cases cash in to year's end. Why, then, does each the issues of a daily paper of j o,ooo exoensive funerals ordered but
advance. No discount allowed on one's successive season repeat the slaughterof copies. Those who be ,
own subscription(except in a club), but to our fruit ? For precisely the same this statement and may surprisedat that fewer people are dying than in good

all agents a liberal cash commission will reason that we have panics in the imagine the times. Being philosophical from the
he allowed all obtainedby figures are incorrect, may easily convince -
on nature of their calling the mor-
market of confi very
money namely, want
themselves of their
them. Write for terms. error by re
dence. Our have confi- tuary experts have figured out that the
To every new subscriber we will send, growers no ferring to the commercial re
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- dence in the men and methods that To reach the agency decreased death rate is due to the fact
ports. consumers of
ing in Florida." For two new sub- have to do with marketing the crop, that the people, having less money to

scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, the men that receive the fruit on con- general merchandise the daily papersare spend, don't stuff themselves with indigestible -
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange a valuable medium; to reach those food or indulge in other
have confidence in each
Culture." signment no interested in
particularly trade, the
other and the retailer has no confi- unhealthful luxuries. That is to say
Rates of advertising on application. trade papers alone cover the field.
Remittances should be made by check, dence in the stability of prices. The The above from the New they are getting closer to primitivenature

postal note, money order or registered farmers of the West would find them England and are healthier and happierin
Stationer and Printer is
letter to order of equally true
Thus there it
selves in the same condition if capitalists of consequence. ,

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, failed to buy corn and.wheat, forc- an agricultural paper._ seems, relieving features in the hard
Jacksonville, Fla. ing them to s:ip to distant markets on times as well as in most other misfor-
Does Not Kill
r Fly. tunes.-Produce Trade Reporter.
their own account. Just as much
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower .
: .
NOTICE grain would be used, and consumers -
In answer to to how One of the
your request as most encouraging facts
would have to about as much for
pay 1 obliterated the white in the Davis about fruit is
fly growing that the careless
If you receive a copy of this it, but the farmers would get very little
& Pinney grove, I will simply state and slovenly growers are being surely
paper which you did not order, for their product. The case is exactly
that the item to that effect in the East weeded out of the business. There is
consider it an invitation to sub- parallel, except that the orange grower
Coast Gazette was a mistake. The no money in trying to grow poor fruit
scribe. If you do not want it, cannot turn his product into some
facts are as follows : I am using do all and
an cheap, allowing nature to
other form the Western farmer
kindly hand it to a neighbor. as can
insecticide that is guaranteed to destroy the man nothing. What nature doesin
turn his grain into beef or pork. Con.
fidence or no confidence, it must be the white fly with six sprayings. such cases is to supply insect en-
I have sprayed several from emies and diseases.
groves fungus If nature
OONTENTS.MA..JCETINGorganization sold, and demoralization becomes
eral and chronic. What is to preventa gen- two to five times, and during the pro- is to do all, then nature will take all

Auction Straws...........in.... .California... .......; 397 perpetual "Black Friday" in the or- cess the pest has multiplied a thous- and leave the lazy member of the

GK.OVB AND ORCHARD-State Fertilizer Law. 387 market? Nothing but the investment and times. Enclosed I send you a firm nothing. On the contrary, if

A Grove Made Without Money; Strychnine ange of in the and leaf that has been sprayed five times. man will work with nature, combating
for Wild Animals The Pecan New Peach capital product,
. ; ;
and New Fig.............................. 388 sufficient capital to force confidenceby JOHN SCHLAPPI. insects and diseases, the fruit will be
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Summer: Work; the unanswerable Ormond, Fla. so much finer that it sells itself at
same logic by > 4 -
Rhubarb and Asparagus Fertilizer Control -
........ ................ .......... ..... 389 which the sub-Treasury in New York A Grape Cure. good prices, while the poor fruit can
POULTRY-Curious facts as to Impregnation ; maintains confidence when Persons who do live in hardly be given away. The best fruit
Chicken Cholera............ .............. 300 a panic not grape can now under careful treatment be
threatens the disbursement of hard lands look ,
LIVE STocK-The Jersey as a Business Cow.. 391 by upon grapes as i
OUR RURAL HOME-Pockets; Serving the cash. Concert of action on the part something delicious, but a bit "too produced more cheaply than it was ina

Plums Meal; Round........Shoulders... .... .... Cured.... ..;.Florida........ 392 of growers will accomplish nothing, bright and good for human nature'sdaily state of nature. be Now it can be
guarded so as to pretty sure of a
APIARY-Uses of Honey; Experience with unless it be a corporation representinga food. Repeated experimentshave

Indian Games.... ........ ................ 393 monied investment sufficiently largeto demonstrated, however, that their crop every year. In the olden time
EDITORIAL-How to Boom Florida; Does Not the good and the poor crops rapidly
Kill White Fly; Notes................... 394 control the market. nourishing qualities far exceed their alternated with

Markets................ -.... .........-... 395 Here we have an aggregate pro- delicacy of flavor. It is a significant many more poor than
Weather and Crops; California Orange Returns duction worth over four million dol- phrase concerning a specially vigorousman good ones.-Green's Fruit Grower.
.................... .................. 396 9 .
lars in the hands of thousands; of that he is "fed and
growers sugar
Business Notices; New York Market. 397 Mr. E. C. Terry, a large grape
A New Fertilizer; Making Nitrogen; The yet each must market his own there is no sugar quite equal to that of St. Augustine was in the
Fraud of Oleomargarine; Worthless Negroes best he Where which is the of the grower ,
...................................... 398 crop as can. can we essence grape. city yesterday for the purpose of
find a parellel in the commercial ..
t making arrangements for the ship-
world ? Where can we find a crop of The Board of Directors of the
new ment of his Niagara Mr.
Weather in Jacksonville.DATE. grapes.
like value left to take of itself in
care Association willing and anxious
are to
Terry has a forty-five acre vineyard at
market ? What need is middlemen
!:! be&I'= = receive suggestions from practical St. Augustine and expects to com-
vi d. = oS i7 u .50 o ::: with capital, which they are willing growers of experience; therefore do mence shipping about the middle of
::s E-4 Poc to invest in the and
GO GO product
; withhold
not because
- your support next week. The crop will be shippedin
Tune u......... 7S 76 85 65 lO '='5 0.00 there can be no question but that you do not quite agree with the Or- refrigerator cars instead of by
........ express -
June 13. 72 9z 65 27 i8 000 such an investment would hand-
]uneI4.S 76 86 68 18 77 0.00 pay lando platform, but step up and assistin as was done last season. It i.I is
June 15......... 77 84 12,8 somely if undertaken on a sufficiently
72 : 0.00 in such additional
June 16......... 74 77 56 6Q 17 78 0.00 putting planks as I expected that the fruit will arrive in '
scale succeed all. There is
June 17 .... 76 76 90 70 20 80 0.0. large you may think are needed. market in better shape in this
June 18........... 76 78 91 6g Z2 80 T a possibility that the Fruit Exchangewill ---- 9-.+ way.
There about in
- 250
Mean.... ... T be able to increase its stock suf- A meeting of the Fruit and Vegetable around St. Augustine.-Florida grapes Cit-

Total rainfall. ficiently to do this; we hope so; but Growers' Union of Ocala and vi- izen.

T-Trace. outside help is needed; our people cinity was held a few days ago. The t .

E. R. DEMAIN, Observer. haven't the money to undertake it ; articles of incorporation and bylawsof Orange trees at Oviedo are puttingon

.. they have exhausted themselves in the State Association and preambleand a heavy June bloom. The trees

From Mr. J. L. Normand, of Marks- turning our virgin forests into fruitful constitution for the local unions bloomed very heavy in February.

ville, Louisiana, we have received a i groves; the disposition of the productmust were adopted. The permanent officers Oviedo is one of the finest orange

package of root cuttings of the giant fall to others. To whom shall were elected as follows: C. M. Brown, producing sections in the State, and

bamboo, which were duly planted on we look for this, if not to.the capitalists president; E. M. Green, vice-president; will have a larger crop this year than

our experiment grounds. and corporations that have recently D. S. Williams, secretary and treasurer. for a number of years past.-Fort

t 4 acquired large landed interests, All who subscribed to the articles of Myers News.

We are indebted to Mr. A. Grant and almost the entire public domainof the association are requested to pay $i -- .<.-

Ferrier, of Sorrento, Florida, for a the State.California. toward the fund appropriated to buy Don't cry down the chances of the

basket of peaches-variety not named, had the equivalent of stock-one share of stock being issuedto poor man in our country. Here was

but evidently of the Honey family. outside capital in,.her enormous bo the Union for every ten members.A Mr. Frank Tucker, few miles belowus

They were the finest and largest we nanzas of gold and silver. Floridahas goodly number have enrolled them who set his cow pen in .tomatoes

have seen this year; the Jacksonville only her soil and. air to begin with. selves, and nearly every orange and last winter and in a few months it

markets have not shown their equal Florida sweet potatoes are selling in vegetable grower has expressed an in- turned out 200 crates.-Ft. Meade

this season. Boston at $3 a barrel. tention of doing so. Pebble. -




3.75 to 3.00. Receipts of pineapples lighter -

ets ; demand good, selling at 12.00 to 8.00 FERTILIZERSCHAPMAN

per 100; Sugar Loaf firm at 15.00 to 10.00.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., June 22. Strawberries in moderate receipt, sellingat
PRODUCE. 11 to 7c. Cabbage, demand equal to
receipts steady at 2.00 to 1.75 crate.
Corrected by Marx Bros. per & SUDLOW

/ These are average quotations. Kxtra choice Tomatoes, heavy receipts, Florida, 2.50 ,
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor to 1.50; Mississippi, 1.50 to 1.00. Egg
lots sell lower.emonsF1a. plant, 6.00 to 4.00. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.
., .... .... .............. 2.00 Manufacturers of
.. Messina............ ........ 2.75
Pineapples, crate, .... ..............3.00104.00 Queen City Fruit Auction Comp'y. HIGH GRADE I Er TIL IZEI .
Strawberries ........ .... ...... ..... .5 to .8
Huckleberries ...... .. ........ .8 to 10 Buffalo, June 19.-Auction sales of past Ground and Steamed Bone a Specialty. Caustic Soda and Flowers of Sulphur Always -
Cocoanuts.... .......... ............. 3.50104.00 week more favorable. Oranges higher on Hand. Every Kind of Raw Material at Current Rates.
Peanuts best brand..... ............. 0410.05 -Send for Pamphlet -
., Guavas,3-peck box ....... ........... 1.50 California Mediterranean Sweets, 3.00 to on
Peaches, crate.... ............ .... .. .. 1.00 to 1.50 2.50; Messina, 3.50 to 2.50 per box. Lem- ORANGE TREE, PINEAPPLE AND VEGETABLE FERTILIZERS.
Canteloupesbbl............ ..eo. ..... 4.00t0450A ons developed much strength at 4.10 to
Melons. ..... ........ 10. to .25
A Florida cabbage, per 100....._.-...... 2.00105.00 1.90. Pineapples, 12 to 9c. Bananas, receipts -
New potatoes, crate ......... .........- .75 tj t.00 heavy, 1.25 to 35c. Potatoes, 3.10 BURNETT BROS.
'. *. bbl........... .......... 3.50 to 2.25. Tomatoes, Mississippi, 1.25 to BARNETT '
e Hens....... .......................... .33 to .35 35c Florida 1.50
to 75c stock
% Roosters................ ........... .25 to .30 ; ; poor. Wax
Broilers..................... .... 2010.25 beans, 1.40 to 1.25; green, 1.20 to 75c. BROS.FRU 159 South Water St., Chicago,
Turkeys, per pound,gross.....eo..... .13 to .14
Ducks..................... ........... 35 to .50 ITSCHICAGO DEALERS IN FRUITS.We J.
Geese...._........................ .... .50 Pineapple Prices.
ttggs........ --.............. .:.... .14 respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.We .
VEGETABLES. New York-Sgobel & Day say: We are now making a specialty ofORANGES

Corrected by Davis & Robinson. have sold this week 860 crates of Florida

' Onions, Fla .......... ................1.2510 1.50 pineapples at fairly satisfactory prices,the ,
Yellow Yams, bush......... ........ .50 Queens going virtually at 12 to 19 cents
Jersey Sweets, bush..... .. ......... .50 and the Red Spanish at 7 to 17 cents, ex- and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.
Cauliflower, Fla.,each.................
Lettuce, doz.,.. ..-.................... .15 cept very small ones sold lower. This
f Squash,crate.......................... i.oo fruit arrived in good condition; the decay We want reliable agents at all principal shipping points.
' ; Celery..... ........... ........... .. .40 in some few crates was very little. They
.... .. ...... .. .
Egg Plants, bbl... . 2.00 to 4.00
Tomatoes.............................. 50 to 1.00 have given satisfaction, and the demandfor References, by permission-National: Shoe and Leather Bank, New York,
Salsify or Oyster Plant, per doz bunch .25 to .30 Florida pineapples increases. A full the Volusia County Bank DeLand, Fla., and the Commercial Loan and Trust Co.
1 Green Corn,doz .... ............ ...... .15 share of the crop has already been ship-
Sweet Pepper, bu.................... 2.00
, Okra, bu........... .... ............. 2.00 ped, we are informed. From Cuba the
' Cucumbers crates..................... 50 to 1.00 receipts are lighter, but the fruit arrivesin
Cowpeas,shelled, peck.. ............. .50 poor condition.The .
4 Green Beans, crate.... ............. .50 to .75 E. L. Goodsell Flor- Ho w to Sell Pineapples.THE
Peas,crate................. ..i.oo Company say:
New beets, with tops,barrel crate..... 1.75 ida pineapples have found a low market, .
Pumpkins, each....................... .05 to .15 I owing to large receipts of Havanas, but
Parsley,per doz.bunches............ .10 in the of
anything good brings vicinity lOc
Watercress,per doz. bunches, none... ... I
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches......... .25 per pine. JACKSONVILLE{ FRUIT AUCTION CO.
Green onions,per doz. bunches........ Chicago-Pineapples are rather quiet.
Pepper,hot bushel.................... 1.50 liberal and
Sage, well cured lb...................... .15 Offerings were quite only a Are offering splendid inducements to
fair inquiry existed. Prices ranged from
Fruit Exchange Bulletin. 4.00 to 8.50 per 100; extras, 10.00. :PINEAPPLE: : SHIPPERS..

We are prepared to make liberal advances on shipments of pines. Also in position to sell
Jacksonvile, Fla., June 19.-Prices at over-ripe stock here or refrigerate at slight expense,and guarantee arrival in perfect condition
some points are a shade lower than last W. V. Newlin, president of the "C. F. East or West.

4 week, owing to liberal receipts of foreign X." line (Continental Fruit Express),wasa Wt1ite to Us, We Can Help You.We .

pines, mostly Cubas. Telegrams in this visitor here this week. This company
morning, however, indicate steady demand has some 700 ventilator refrigerator cars are now handling Oranges, Peaches. Potatoes, both new and sweet. Tomatoes and Pineap-
all handle and Melons. RETURNS.
Remain to
ples. summer, Grapes QUICK
for Floridas, and the outlook is in service, doing business in most all open TfOS. 1*. TOW '1S, President.
bright for paying prices. We need more shipping sections. They handled a large

fruit to meet the demand at our several part of the Florida orange crop and are J

1' agencies.Stencil No. Telegrams.8701 arrived rotten con- now deciduous first-class loading fruits order.their, which cars The are with headquarters said California to carryin of Orange and Lemon Trees at Half PriceFor

this is Los Gal. Fruit
company Angeles, -
dition sold
4 cents balance 9 cents.
; Trade Journal. the balance of the season we offer our stock at j just half price.
Car No. 15096 sold at 4.30 to 5.00 per The money in oranges lies in growing fancy kinds,such as Washington Navel, Tangerines,
crate. Tardiff, Ruby Bloods, Lemons and Grape Fruit and we've got 'em."
Car No. 16985 sold at 4.20 to 5.00 for St. Louis, June 18.-Apples, early har- Send for catalogue to
vest sell at 25 to 40c, and red varieties 40 W. W. HAWKINS & SONS,
s. crates and 2.15 to 2.55 for halves ;
Queens, 4.85 to 5.10. to 50c per 1 bu box. Georgetown, Fla.

Car No. 15352 sold 4.45 to 4.85 for Peaches, fair supply and good demandfor
choice at 75c to 1.25 bu box
crates, and halves 2.50. :Market from per ,

now on will do better and we look for specked and damaged less. FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
Watermelons light supply and good
! advance of 50 cents to 1.00 per crate. ,
demand at 30.00 to 35.00 per 100.
Second car sold for 618.00 ; averaged
Strawberries, some Northern offeringand .
4.18 crate.
Car per No. 17242 sold today. Pines condition was only fair, but met free An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
.averaged sale at 1.00 to 1.50 per 4-gal tray. best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $:m.000.
8 cents. Car No. 17059 sold 4.40 to California peaches fair demand for the BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper OB
4.90 per crate. Car No. 2546 sold 4.70 to order. Write for price list and terms.
little at 75c to 1.25 20-lb
5.10 for crates and 2.55 for halves. offering per -: OFFICERS :-

i'' Queens, 6.00. case. GEO. R. FAIRBANKSt.PresIdent. D. GREENLEAF, VicePresident.ALBERT .
Car No. 16838 sold 4.25 to 5.00 for California apricots, fair sales at 2.25 to M. IVES,Gen'l Mgr. and Treas.* M. P. TURNER Secretary.
Alachua Co. E.G. Hill Bradford Co. Dr. E. E.
2.50 case.Oranges DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, ; : Pratt
crates and halves 2.40. Car No. 16668 per firm. We California HillsboroCo.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
sold 4.50 to 5.10 for crates and 2.30 for quote: B. M. Baer. Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.; F. G. Sampson, Marion Co.T; C. V. Hillyer,
halves. Mediterranean sweets, 3.25 to 4.00; seed- Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. Moreman St.
lings, 3.00 to 3.50; Messinas, 4.00 to 4.25 Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby,'Volusia Co.; Benj.Dowd, Lake Co.Address.all .
Car pines sold for 839.00. Demandand box. correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville Fla. Stencils,
prospects good. per with full packing and shippinginstructions furnished on application.
Lemons.demand improving( on accountof

Liverpool Cables. warm weather. Choice, 3.50 to 4.00 -

Your pines sold at average 14 cents. per box; fancy, 4.50 to 5.00. quote: Southern at 50 to 75c per case Encouragement.

Think. market will take more at same Vegetables.Potatoes. and 1.50 to 2.00 bbl; home grown, 75c Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:

price.Regarding per box. Enclosed find check, $2.00, for sub-
Liverpool sale, will state .-For home grown there wasa Squash-Salable at 1 to 1.25 per case. scription to valuable journal. Go
that do not think it local and outside demand and your
we advisable to at- good Tomatoes-Choice in fair demand at right ahead and keep full of
tempt further shipments at this time, as prices ruled some better at 60c per bu. in 40 to 50c per J bu box for Arkansas, and live items from pushing your, thinking paper men .

fruit is getting too ripe. bulk from wagons. We quote: Nearby 90c to 1.10 per 4-basket crate for Mississ- like those recently writing, and the full

40 to 50c, and Southern, 1 to 1.50 per bbl. ippi; Terry 75c to 1.00; culls and No. 2 est measure of success will attend you.
Onions.-Demand good and about sup- not wanted.
Very truly ,
Will & Jones. plied with home grown at 65 to 75c per yours
E. P. PORCIIER, Gen'l Agt.
Buffalo,June 19.-We report an active bushel in bulk Consigned sell at 1.50 Capt. T. T. Roan has mango trees Indian River Orange Growers' Asso'n.

market in fruits the past week. Receiptsof per sack and 3 to 3.25 per bbl. in bloom for the third time, and his Courtney, Fla.,June 18, 1S94.
sold at
oranges light. California Washington String Beans.-Home-grown this
Navels, 4.50 to 4.00; Messina, box, 4.00 75c per bu. in bulk. Consigned, :Mobile alligator pear trees are blooming 1.1

i. to 2.50; half box, 2.00 to 1.56. The hot and Mississippi at 20c per $ bu., and 60c late in the season.-Manatee Advo Every melon seen in New York, is at

weather has created a heavy demand for per bu box; Arkansas 25 to 30 cents per J cate. once called a Georgia melon, when the

lemons, advancing prices about a dollar bu box. fact is there are no Georgia melons there

a box; indications point to a further ad- Egg Plant.-Dull, 50 to 75c per doz. Florida Bidwell peaches are retailing in Set "Georgia melons" are retailing. in

vance. Fancy lempns,4Q014 4.00; choice, Cucumbers-Liberal offerings. We New York at sixty cents a basket. York at 60 to 75 cts.





WEATHER: : AND CROPS, is but one way in the world to be

the best paint, and that is to use only a wellestablished -
For Week Ending June 18.
brand of strictly white lead linseedoil
pure pure
A remarkable feature of the weatherthe

past week and one which has occa- and pure colors.*
sioned much comment was the hazy con-
dition of the atmosphere and the dull The following brands are standard Dutch" process, and

appearance of the sky. The temperature -
during the first part of the week was are always absolutelyStrictly

considerably below the average but the

closing days were warmer and gave about Pure White Lead
the normal amount of heat. The aver-

age daily deficiency ranged from 2 to 5

degrees in different parts of the State,
being greatest in the central and south- ANCHOR (Cincinnati). CI RED SEAL" (St. Louis). SHORTEST, QUICKEST,
"ECKSTEIN"Cincinnati( ).
"KENTUCKY" (Louisville).
ern portions of the
SOUTHERN "(St.Louis and Chicago). "ATLANTIC" (New York).
The rainfall was very light and occurred COLLIER (St. Louis). JEWETT (New York).
as scattered showers, no part of MOST ATTRACTIVE
the State having received' amount approaching *If you want colored paint, tint any of the above strictly pure

near'to a seasonable average. leads with National Lead Co.'s Pure White Lead Tinting Colors.
The heaviest fall reported is less than 50
These colors are sold in one-pound cans, each can being sufficient to tint 25 pounds of Strictly
per cent of.normal except at one or two Pure White Lead the desired shade; they are in no sense ready-mixed paints, but a combination; ;
stations in-the extreme southern portion perfectly: pure colors in the handiest form to tint Strictly Pure White Lead.
and the average for all districts is only Send us a postal card and get our book on paints and color-card, free. -

about 12 per cent of the amount that oo, tot& to3 i Broad Street, Nashvme NATIONAL LEAD CO.,. New York.
usually falls during a week at this time -- FLORIDA POINTS

of year. The reports as to the conditionof and fields have ,
roves pineapple steadily California Orange Returns.In .
crops are varied and range from very improved and light showers in this sec- AND THE NORTHTHE
a of the Riverside
good to In the sections
very poor. tion this week will cause further improve-
Orange Growers' Association
occur the
where heavy showers have occurred
ment. A surprising increase in the size
within the last few weeks crops look following paragraphs, referring to the
very of is noted result of
pines as a
work of the Riverside Fruit
well'but there has been Exchange:
no improvement rains. Sweet potatoes are still being set. FLORIDA CENTRAL AND
"We have shipped 250 cars of fruit
a rr sect ions where there has been little or Watermelons and look well Ni-
rain and vegetation is, for the most mangos ; through the Exchange, which they have
agara grapes are ripening and are of good .
sold for nearly $100,000. Received to date PENINSULARVIA +
part, suffering severely. The local char-
quality. Highest temp., 92; lowest, 67;
nearly o5,000: leaving quite a large
acter of the showers may be well understood ; -
78 rainfall 0.65.E. .
mean, ; average ,
amount still due us. There have been 104
remembering that as previously
by ,
R. Demain, Director.
stated in ,these bulletins the in cars of Washington Navels, 115 cars Seed-
crops Jacksonville, Fla., June 19 1.894.California .
lings balance Mediterranean Sweets St. LAKE CITY MACON ATLANTATO
parts of some counties are doing well -o-t ,
while in other parts of the same coun- Fruits. Michaels and Bloods, and a few cars in

ties the.dr ught has been so severe as to Chicago.-Barnett Bros report: June bulk.

cause:farmers to believe that some crops 12-Seven cars were offered to-day of "It has cost twenty-nine cents per box Nashville; St. Louis and ChicagoWith
are'too greatly injured to be revived by California fruit at all auction rooms. One for packing, which added to the eight

rain. Corn especially is suffering in the car of black Tartarians, fine, 75 to 1.50; cents Exchange charges will bring the to- also at Atlanta but one for change NEW of YORK sleepers and KANSAS connects

northern portion of the State; where the white Cleveland, 60 to 75; Royal apricotswere tal to thirty-seven cents per box for pack- CITY. The Florida Central and Peninsularhas
prospects-for a-fine crop were spendid a lower and sold from 1.25 to 1.70, ing and selling. We have sent out to the nearly 700 miles of track running throughthe

fev' veeks ago it now looks as though while a few extra fine brought 2.00; growers nearly 33000. Paid out for Tobacco Jt eg ions,
'corn'wbuld be almost a failure. Rain is Alexander Peaches selling at 1.15 to 1.50. packing house expenses, $20,000. Stock farming'and Dairy Section,
needed in all parts of the State. A few Clyman Plums brought 4.00; cher- "There are probably fifteen or twentycars 1'eacn and Strawberry Lands,
Western District.The drought continues ry plums in half crates, 1.50 to 1.90. of Mediterranean Sweets and St. Mi Orange Phosphate, Banana Belt.and Pineapple Country,

, practically unbroken throughoutthis New York-The Earl Fruit Company chaels and two cars of Seedlings to go for- Has the Silver Spring and

district 'andall crops are suffering. : says: As the Journal was going to press ward. This will end our shipments, making Other fine Scenery.The .

Showers are reported to have fallen in last week we were just finishing the. sale a total of about 205 cars for the sea- Great Beaches Hunting the Noted Country.Fishing Grounds.
-parts of some counties but in no place of two cars of cherries, and it will no son.
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety -
was there sufficient rain to cause any improvement doubt be the banner sale of the year- According to this the oranges grossed of soils in the State, and above all
Gardens have been severely the two cars realizing about 7,000.00gross. $400 a car, or about $1.33 a box. Deduct- Runs over the Central Rldgeland
:Damaged and in some places literally We have had nine cars this week, and ing eighty cents for freight, this would Where It Is High and Healthy..

burned up; melons and corn are suffering prices as a rule have not been satisfactory leave fifty-three cents to be divided be- Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers

very much and it is thought that during the last two or three days, owingto tween the grower and the Exchange. the best Northern freight markets.facilities Send for for any the produce to
even with immediate rains many fieldsof the bad condition of arrivals, the cher- < the popularsong

corn cannot recover. The dry weather ry stock indicating appearance of rain A Great Nerve Tonic, "MY FLORIDA HOME."

. .prevented the planting of sweet potatoes damage. Some of the fruit is coining in Ilorsfortl'g Acid Phosphate,
with its spirited words and beautiful music
and this crop promises to be short. wretched condition;anything good is realizing Dr. I. Harris Hall, State Lunatic descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and
Cotton looks fairly well considering the excellent value. Our supplieswill Asylum, Milledgeville, Ga., says: "I which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pages
be larger next week, but we cannot of full sized best music paper,containing alsoa
season, but is small. Crops that three have used it in cases of nervous prostra- of home in Florida and
picture a a huntingscene.
weeks ago gave ]promise? of abundant look for highly satisfactory results while tion after acute mania. I also found it It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in
yields now seem likely to fail. Pears in the condition of stock remains as at gave great relief in cases where there stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
of Escambia growing present. seemed to be want of assimila- Send also for the best map of Florida (sent
parts County are a proper the .
free) and note towns on its route.A.
rapidly and with no unfavorable condit- Porter Brothers Company say: We tion of food accompanying chronic in- .o.MAODONELL,G.P A.
ions will make half a crop. Highest have received and sold six cars of Cali- sanity. It is undoubtedly a great nerve Jacksonville, FLa.

temp. 93 ; lowest, 66 ; mean, 79 ; average fornia fruit during this week, two con- tonic." i

rainfall, 0.12.Northern taining cherries entirely, and four mixed, The Florida Central &
District.-The cool, dry consisting of peaches, apricots, plums, nVPVflTKU NUTSIIEIitED.: Greatest book
northeast winds and absence of rain, ex- prunes and pears. We regret to say that IliriWllOJU' out. Tells' all about this won-
derful subject. Whatever views are on Peninsular R. R. Co.
cherries arrived in your ,
the off
cept mere sprinkles, have made it a very generally con- Hypnotism,you will find this book of great value.
unfavorable week for crops. Everything dition, but nevertheless realized fair Published price, 50 cents. Sent free transportation Offers to ShippersThe
needs rain and it is thought the corn prices, as high as 2.60 being obtained for prepaid, if you remit 25 cents for subscription -
Royal Annes. The "mixed" fruit to Homes and Hearths the elegant Shortest and Quickest Route
crop Will be a complete failure in some household monthly Address HOMES: AND
counties unless showers occur in a few reached us in excellent shape, some of HEARTHS PUBLISHING CO., New York. BETWEEN
days. In some fields it is curled up and the peaches showing better color and
looks very unpromising. Orange leaves size than we ever remember having seen WITH STANLEY'S FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

'are curled badly in places. The rainfallin at this time of the season. Apricots dur- HANG Corrugated They are Stronger Nteel,Handsomer lilngei. THE EAST AND WEST.With .

this district since March the first has ing this week have arrived in fine condi- and cost no more. than the old Improved Ventilated Cars, this company -
been less than half the normal amount. tion, with size and color much improvedover YOUR style. For tsale by Hardware is better equipped than ever ever to
previous receipts. Our first Mont- Dealers generally, but If not InDOOR handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and
Conditions today are favorable for local your vicinity write the Manu- insure close connections and prompt despatchto
'_thu'ncler showers. Highest temperature, garnet apricots arrived yesterday, and facturers. Send for BIographyof all Eastern and Western Markets.

92 j lowest, 65 ; mean, 78 ; normal, 80; we realized 4.60 per crate for them; as Yankee Hinge,"mailed free. Through, cars to destination with-

pierage. rainfall, trace ; normal rainfall, for plums receipts up to yesterday con- out change or delay.
sisted almost entirely of the cherry variety -
1:28: inches. Perishable freight followed by wire-and
but on that date we received lots shippers advised time passing various Junction
,Central District.-Rainfall lightin THE STANLEY WORKS, New BritainCt.
very Clymans, for which as high as 4.50 per points and arrival at destination.All .
this district; except in Hillsboro and reached. claims for overcharges and loss promptly -
crate was To-day Friday 15th
Hernando counties on the Gulf coast we offered our first pears ,and Tragedy, t BSSSr\ !}WELL MACHINERY I Works. justed.

and in portions of Orange county where the former were in 20-lb boxes All kinds of tool Fortune for the driller by using our See that your goods are markedvia
nice showers fell,no rain is reported. The prunes; Adam-inlineproces8cantakeacore.; Perfected >nomicnl F. C. & P. R. R.
and showed very small and green, while Artesian Pumping flies to work bv Steam Air.etc. ,
heavy rains of previous weeks have kept Lptushelpv.-n. THE A3IKKIOAN WELL; WORKS, For information call on or address the undersigned
crops in good condition generally but the Tragedy prunes brought 4.65 per 'Vuporn, Ill.i Chleacro. ILLS Dalln. Tex.BESKSHIBZ :
crate. C. E. TAYLOR, Trav. A'gt, Ocala,Fla.
?dome sections need rain badly. Some > m 4 Chester. WnMt W. B. TUCKER, Gen. A'g't, Orlando, Fla.
correspondents report grass growing well FOR DYSPEPSIA, : Poland Coin G. M. HOLDEN, Trav. A gt Leesburgv Fla.
' '' \ PIGS.( Jersey Guernsey and W. R. FULLER Trav. AVt,Tampa Fla.
and'stock in -good condition. Highest, Indigestion, and Stomach disorders,take Holstein Cattle. Thoroughbred
; 'lowest ''56 77 rain 0.18. BROWN'S IRON BITTERS. Sheep. Fancy Poultry. Bunting Or N.S. PENNINGTON Traffic Manager
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; ; average Jacksonville
All dealers keep it,$1 per bottle. Genuine haa and House Dog> Catalogue.rille ;Fla.
Southern District.-orange and lemon trade-mark and crossed red lines on wrapper 'e. %y. SMITh. Cue .Chester Co.Feaca. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight Agt





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soils of Florida which causes corn and rice to .:.': ; l.( :\1i 1 ; .#i! j: 1'; \';:.':.'.:., '.. ,;...::..:;; ": : t:..,. :. y-.: !: f : ; ?; ::; :l: : THE BELLEVIEW SOFT PHOSPHITE CO.
grow so heavy that they will sink in water. .( :):.t:{ '.I.ad tV'l; ,' ,'1 ;. ',:.tf..,..:!; .::.::: :,. ::. ': '.: '. : ..1r.:. ;\..:.. : .c,,. '.* :;: :t';':. > A't:; :
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high authorities : t:>"' '!;'". ;.: '": l'V'r&.A:.::.', :". ;'.,...:..:..r;. t'. .:: ",;..:. !.:,...... .. .. -. .........;,:;.:; ...;...::..:.,.;. ..'r.. ;,: '.., .;,.."r ,;,'.n' '. '.',,,!,;.".:: 'Jp"'''''{..;!:*.. simply dried, ground and sacked-at their works. .
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'' Business Notices. If Florida can, with the proper use of The receipts of Southern new potatoes favorable. Old potatoes. neglected. ands. '

I SECRET OF EALRY MELo N .-Between commercial fertilizers, grow (enormous since Monday have been 36,752 bbls by working out very slowly at lower prices.
May 20th and June 1stI\ rTG. W. Bige- I melon crops maturing three weeks ear- Penn. R. R. ; 5,345 bbls by Savannah

I low of Bushnell, Fla., shipped via Clyde lier than the Georgia melons, there is a steamers and 57,751 bbls by Old Domin- Vegetables.

Line steamers to the The Paine Fertilizer fortune in this crop for our farmers, as I ion steamers; total 99,848 bbls against Receipts since Monday, exclusive of-potatoes ,:

Company, at New York, twelve car loads these fine early melons bring from $400 33,783 bbls last week. have been as follows: Pennsylvania ..
of the finest melons ever grown in Flor- to $550 per car in the New York market. Railroad, 28,836 packages, including,

ida. This was remarkab'. early for the SOFT PHOSPHATE:; AND COMPLETE FER- Southern new potatoes have rapidly in- 9,485 beans and peas, 6,379 cucumbers ,,

I maturing the crop, espt'cially when we 1'ILIZERS.'V call attention in this issueto creased in supply during the past week 1,623 tomatoes, 6,574 cabbage and 4,510

consider the size quality and uniformityof advertisement of the Belleview Min- and there has been a very good demandat onions.: Old Dominion Line, 56,125 pack;

these shipments, many of the melons ing Company, who offer to buyers a high fairly steady prices until the close ages, including 16,600 cabbage, 287tf5, /
weighing forty to fifty pounds all large, I grade article of above goods at extremely when market has weakened under exces- beans, 3,250 tomatoes and 7,500 cucuin-
fine fruit that cut beautifully.. Some of low prices. sive offerings. Monday receipts were bers. Savannah Line, 25,000 packages,

the largest of these melons were sold in heavy-28,000 bbls-but demand was active A liberal quantity has also arrived by"the
New York for $1 each to the wholesale and stock moved freely in range of Clyde Line, of which.no reliable estimatecan
trade, and the balance from thirty-five New York Market. 2.50 to 3.50 for fair to prime Rose and : be obtained. :

1 cents apiece up, wholesale, these retailing New York, June 18.MelonsReceiptsfor : 2.50 to 3.50 for Chili reds. Tuesday and for the week
I in turn from $1 to $2 each. Up to June the week 15 cars Florida watermelons Wednesday arrivals were quite moderate Imports 1,942 bags east
tian and.36 crates Bermuda onions
5th, although :Mr. Bigelow had already I last week 11 cars. The warmer and market gradually strengthened witha week 2,066 bags Egyptian and 4,491'crates; '
sold twelve car loads of melons in the weather has caused active demands and few extra Rose selling up to 4.00 Wed- Bermuda, onions.

New York market only two other cars offerings have cleaned up promptly. nesday but 3.50 to 3.75 was the general
I had been received from the entire South. Georgia melons expected next week. A price for prime. Thursday's receiptswere Onions have arrived frsely from; the

These were small, inferior melons, and few fancy New Orleans muskmelons heavier and with advices large for Eastern Shore, and prices have gradually-

i were handled by Olivett Bros., of New I have brought extreme prices but Florida balance of the week market commened to declined; choice closed steady, but some.

York, only bringing twenty to twenty- mostly poor and slow at the low price weaken, 3.50 to 3.75 becoming exceptionally very poor. New Orleans vary widelyin
five cents each. quoted : Peaches, Fla. Peen-to, flat case, high before the close and Friday quality and value. Egyptian in light.re:

Mr. Bigelow will probably ship 25 to j 1.00 to 1.50; Bidwell, carrier. 2.00 to 4.00; morning with nearly 25,000 bbls in mar- ceipt and firm at the advance quoted.

30 car loads more before Georgia commences Plums. Wild Goose, carrier, 1.00 to 1.50; ket broke and prices ruled low and irreg- Bermuda pretty well cleaned up and value'

forwarding her melon crop, thus ;; Muskmelons, Fla, bbl. crate, 2.00 to 3.00; ular. Finest Rose in instances brought I. nominal. The receipts for the against
i securing the fancy prices paid for the best Watermelons Fla. fancy per 100, 35.00 to 3.00 but 2.50 to 2.75 the general price and Bermuda have been 152,688 crates

, and earliest shipments. He is a great :40.00. Pineapples-Key West, "garden" Chili reds rarely exceeded 2.50 with very 288,783 crates last year, and 244,848 crates

believer in the brand of fertilizer called fancy per 100, 25.00 to 35.00; usual kinds, good lines of both Rose and Chilis clean- the previous year.

"Truck Farmer's Special" which he has j' per 100, 6.00 to 10.00; extra, 12.00 to.. ing up at 2.00 to 2.25 per bbl and seconds Tomatoes-Florida arriving freely and

been using for four years, and the first 13.00; No. 2 to No 1, 6.00 to 10.00; Strawberry and culls lower. To-day trade slow and still very poor, with sales generally:at'753r

and finest crops each year speak very 1, extra, 9.00 to 10.00; No. 2 to No.1, market ruled weak and unsettled, only a I to 1.25 only; a'few extra 50'per carrier:
highly for this fertilizer formula whichis 6.00 to 8.00; No. 4 to No. 3, 3.00 to 5.00. few extra Rose exceeding 2.50 and very Savannah in light supply, but also green'

manufactured by a Jacksonville firm I I Potatoes-Imports for the week, Ber- good stock sold down to 2.00. Market\ and irregular in quality, and'ont id&qo:;'
( The Paine Fertilizer Co. muda, 270 barrels. cleaned up fairly however, and outlook tations very extreme.






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The Worthless Negroes$ About the the so-called wholesome product that you Tobacco seems to be a great pre- OENT-.A.-WORD OOL U1tIN. ,\

Mines.In are asking the dairymen of your State to servative in some cases. Mrs. Han- .
To insure insertion in this column, advertise-
the mining section of the State compete nah Chard, a New Jersey woman, has ments must be accompanied by the nioney. I
there is a large mob of floating negro a Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.
been inveterate smoker for
population. To call them 'an' industrial Making Nitrogen. an many Postage Stamps received in payment.
Count word including and address.
and recently celebrated her every name
army would be a mistake, for, if possibleto years

avoid it, they never do anything which Some the following of the papers statement are making which muchof has io5th birthday. She still smokes. A NICE LITTLE HOME FOR SALE.-On

has the of industrious. Shell Road miles
appearance being *-*- Durkee only two from
They are not afraid of work in the sense been printed extensively : A process is Large areas of farming lands in the Court House. House has 4 rooms, closet and
said to have been invented for lot Deed All
just ex- porch; 110x51. perfect. paid.
that will lie down beside it
they right tracting nitrogen from the atmosphere so Northwest are becoming overrun with Will sell cheap for cash. Address MATT. G.
and go to sleep. A watermelon and a JOHNSON, Jacksonville, Fla.
economical as to offer sulphate of ammonia the Russian thistle, which is said to I
strip of bacon, or a quart of lard and a
pound of meal seem to last them a miraculous for fertilizing! purposes, at $20 a ton, be such a tough customer that it can- WANTED buy 10 or 20 full-blooded An- j I
R. H. ,
about Lawtey,
fourth of its gora
length of time, like the widow's with one of present price, not be chopped, hoed, dug, or got Fla.2t..
meal and oil when blessed by the a good quality illuminating gas methodsfor
pro- for a The and rid of by any of the usual
phet. by-product. gases vapors PURE WATER.For circulars and
show of a hydrocarbon are introduced into a exterminating such pests. DRINK of the BUCKET PUMP and Water Purifier -
They their shiny faces at the
retort whose is degrees address MCLEAN & Co., Agents Conant
temperature 2,200 a-*-<
mine some day in the latter half of the
Fla. 9-15-5
and the carbon and There is .
week, near pay-off time, and only work hydrogen sepa- more gold annually produced
rate. Air is introduced and lime is
just hard enough during that day not to now than during the boom pe- FOR SALE.-Fine, smooth, Cayenne Pineapple
sifted through the retort ; the hydrogen ers. Now ready for delivery in large or
be discharged before get their riod following the rich discoveries in
they passes off and may be collected. carbu- small quantities. Orlando Crape and Fruit Co.,
ticket at night for the ten nours. This retted and used for illumination. The California and Australia. The annual Modelo Park, Orlando, Fla C. S.VAN HOUTEN,
ticket they discount at the nearest store Treasurer and General Manager. '-23-4
carbon and and nitrogen and alkali forma supply has multiplied four times
and on the ninety cents thus receivedone
of them can live a week. cyanide, which may be decomposed by within the past fifty years. The pro- A GOOD MULE JACK, and SADDLE HORSEfor
sale Address, Dr. L. E.
or exchange.
steam and of ammonia is the
A lot of these worthless fellows lying result., duction of silver has multiplied six WEBB St. Bethlehem,Tenn. 6-23-3

about a camp become a menace to all the times in fifty
Prof. E. H. Jenkins of the Connecticut P OR SALE--Ripley Queen and Abbaka Pineapple -
growing vegetables for miles around. Station has this to say about it : This *-+-* L plants. H. L. BEEMAN. Orlando, Fla.
They will not work a day if they can 6-23-6
newspaper clipping: is the same old one An exchange says that the increaseof
steal or win a dollar at gambling.
also bad to the which turns up every few years. I have wealth in the United States duringthe A BARGAIN-New two-horse tread;power and
They are a example heard that is still work- second-hand threshing machine,$175.00.
lately some one
last is without -
workers who have families to thirty parallel
sup- ing on the problem of years JOHN BRADFORD, Bradfordville, Fla. 6-9-2.
and who be obtaining ammo- in the of the world. True
port as long as they can nia from the atmosphere in such history
kept hungry or ambitious, will run no some enough but the aforesaid wealth don'tseem VERY FINE-Two to four-year old orange and
this described but I doubt if ,
as i
risk of But way buds at$:o.oo per 100 f. o. b J. L.
being discharged. seeing there is anything in it. You know, of to be going about just now look- DERIEUX, Lakeland, Fla. 6-9-5
these others so idle and at the
neighboring frolics will turn happy their minds course, that coal contains a considerable ing for the places where it can do the t'VAPORATESURPLUS FRUIT.-No. i Amer-

amount of nitrogen, so that by proper it order, cheap. Good
from their former great ambition of own- most good, as were.
treatment, sulphate of ammonia can be money maker. SUMMIT NURSERIES, Monticello -
ing a bony pony and a Winchester or a Fla. 6-9-2
produced; but I do not know of any
watermelon patch.-Florida for June.
process yet devised whereby atmos- 5 000 WHITE ANTIGUA PINEAPPLE
a t
pheric nitrogen can be fixed and put on slips and suckers for sale. Suckers,
A New Fertilizer Scheme. the market at paying prices. 5C each;slips,3C each', f. o. b., cash with orders.
Address, Box 449, Orlando, Fla. 6-2-4
Horses are so plentiful in the far West .

that a scheme is now on foot to revolu- A friend asks the following question: JAMAICA SORREL-Fine plants by mail 40

tionize the horse business, get rid of the "I notice that on page 315 of the Rural Jacksonville Tampa&Key West Hallway. cents per one-half dozen or 75 cents per

surplus stock on hand, but at the same New Yorker, under Ruralisms, the claimis The Florida Southern Railroad Co. dozen.Park, Fla.Plant Now. H. G. BURNET,6-2-3 Avon

time make it made that the and best
profitable for the raising of cheapest form Indian River Steamboat Co.

really good American horses in the coun- of nitrogen{ now sold on the market is Jupiter & Lake Worth Railway. IRRIGATING PLANT-Complete, for sale.
try by furnishing another source of demand nitrate of soda; we have always been L. MARTIN, Weir Park, Fla. 6-2-2

for the mongrel herd. Mr. L. Zimmerman using sulphate of ammonia, but want to INVITATION TO IMMIGRATION MEETINGSFarmers PEKIN DUCKS-$3.oo trio.

F. May, J.D.Gardner and Alex. use the best, and would like to know the IMPERIAL cockerels, 750 each. Stock per the very

Fargher have organized a company in reasons for stating that it is the best and land owners living on the line of best. Must sell to make room. PAGET HALL,

Portland, Oregon, for the manufacture of form. the railways named below, who feel interested in Georgian, Fla. 6-2-4

fertilizing compounds, in connection with The reason why nitrate of soda shouldbe bringing new settlers to our State are urgently A GOOD CHANCE.-To a desirable! party I

which there will be numerous side issues, chosen instead of sulphate of ammonia requested to attend a merting to be held on their will lease a four-room house and ten acres

such as a glue factory,oil works and other is because the nitrogen costs less by local line as stated herein. (two cleared) in Lawtey, for a small rent, to be
in work.
special features that will prove natural 4i cents a pound, and it is just as effect- The presence of all those who will sell small $200 paid to entirely$300 per acre in Enterprising strawberries.men Address clear,

branches to the main concern.It ive. Recent communications from SirJ. farms or parts of farms, to actual settlers at STRAWBERRY this office.

is proposed by the incorporators to B. Lawes and Prof. S.V.. Johnson low prices; and farmers who will aid by giving

bring the horses purchased to their abat- show that they prefer nitrogen in the form information and actual results obtained by themin FOR SALE, ONE BERKSHIRE BOAR (pure),

toirs and there kill them by the spearing of soda, even though the price were the any branch of farm industry is especially Both young one and Berkshire acclimated.sow Address(three-quarters, "F. E.).

process,which is found to be the most ex- same.-Rural New Yorker. desired. W.," Denver,Fla. 5-19-4

peditious and painless mode of killing. 1$ cents a pound instead of 4$-ED. The citizens of the places named will provide

The flesh will then be rendered of all its F. & F. G.Southern. entertainment for visitors at low rates. PH ENLC NURSERIES. No one can grow
oil and the residue with the bones and better citrus trees nor honestly beat our
The Tropical Trunk Line will furnish free prices. We propagate no "back numbers."
hoofs, will be made into a fertilizer. The potato shippers as a rule do transportation to and from such meetings. Rep- Let us bid on your wants. Twelve years experience. -

hides, that have always a market value, not fill their barrels full enough, and a resentatives of the line will be present to explainthe F. N. HORTON, Braidcntown, Fla. 5-19-7

will be carefully removed and salted; the great many which have been engaged on object and undertaking.
hair shaved off will, with the mane and their reputation have been rejected, and BUDS, famous Arlington Nurseries,
4oc per 100; $3 00 per 1,000. Med.Sweet,Jaffa,
tail, be used for the stuffing of mattressesand have had to sell about 50 cents per barrel Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West R'y Maltese Blood. Maltese Oval, Harts Late, Sat-

upholstery work. A portion of the lower than if the barrels were filled a From Jacksonville, Titusville,Tavares and inter- fuma. King, Tangerine, Washington Riverside

meat will also be compressed for use as trifle more generously.-American Culti- mediate stations. Meet at Demand Thursday, Navel Bonum Homocassa, Villa Franca,Nonpariel Lemon Old, Giant Vini,Magnum Lequats.

chicken food, and if any part of the hide, July rath, 1894 2:30: p. m. Address, ROBERT G. BIDWELL, Orlando, Fla.
hair, flesh or bone of the horse can be vator.With a t Box 147. 5-19-2
the thermometers The Florida Southern R. R. (Main Line)
put into the recordingthe
any practical use company GENUINE NUNAN, BESSIE, ALABAMA,
propose te do so. There is said to be fully temperature down in the 30'S veg-- From Palatka, Gainesville,Brooksville and inter- strawberry plants, $3.50 1,000, $15.00

2,000,000 head of half breed wild horsesin etation has had a hard tussel to keep mediate stations. Meet at Ocala, Tuesday, July 5,000.Pools sweet Also potato Peruvian plants, Vineless$4.50 1,000,100, Gen.by Grant.mail,

the territories.-N. Y. Shipping List. itself in good form this spring. It i7th 3:00: p. m. $1.00. Nancy Hall, Si.oo per dozen. Vine in
July at hatfprlce. JULIUS SCHNADELBACH Box
The Fraud of Oleomargarine. was a most remarkably unseasonable The Florida Southern R. R. (Charlotte 4, Grand Bay, Ala. 5-12-4

month of Harbor Division)
Mi\; B. F. VanValkenburg, the Assis- "merry May. SEVEN HEAD OF GOOD COWS, partly Jersey -
tant Commissioner of Agriculture for a From Bartow to Punta Gorda inclusive. Meet at from four to eight years of age, all frefh
or shortly due to calve for sale low.
New York, in a published letter to Sen- Spraying fruit trees, vines and Arcadia,Thursday, July igth at 1:00 p. m. SCHRADER, Waverly Stock Farm, near Tallahas B.

ator Manderson, writes: In nearly every shrubs with preparations to destroy Indian River Steamboat Company. see. 5-12-8 ,
where the dealer in this State has
case destructive insects is coming into YOU HAVE AN ORANGE GROVE

been found with oleomargarine in his favor and is a big stride toward Jupiter & Lake Worth R'yA IF sale, write to GEO. H CHAPIN & Co., St,FOR Au-
great ,
possession it has been in tubs marked in gustine, Fla., or 257 Washington St., Boston.
canvass will be made of the territory
obtaining the fruit personal
the name of some well-known brand of I great crops 5.5-tf

butter and with the U. S. stamp carefully ]- that used to be so common years ago. covered by the above. WANTED-A purchaser for 2,500 Thrifty Yearling -
these will be
Please note carefully
scraped off, and being sold as and for *--- purely LeConte Pear Trees, 35 to 8 feet at
business meetings, and only those deeply inter- $35.00 per 1,000. B. W. Partridge, MonticeUo, Fla.
butter, and I assure you after ten'years'experience A statistician has calculated that a IX-lS-u
ested and able to aid as above outlined are included !
in prosecuting violators of the man fifty old has worked 6,500 in this invitation.
law.that, except it be restaurant keepers, years FOR CUTAWAY HARROW prices, address E.
boarding house keepers and retail deal- days, has slept 6,000, amused himself Address the undersigned or call on your nearest Hubbard, Federal Point,Fla.,State Agent.
ticket for form of application for trans- lo-21-tf
walked miles been ill agent -
ers, I have yet to learn of the first person 4,000, 12,000 ,
portation and other information regarding the game breeding yard. 8 hens and
that ever knowingly purchases has partaken of INDIAN
one days 36,000
500 several meetings. I Also Langshans,Leghorns and Minor-
pound of oleomargarine for their own ; meals, eaten 16,000 pounds of meat cas, including some of our Orlando prize win-
use. I will further state for your information -, of fish and G. D. ACKERLY, ners. S. S. DeLanoy Apopka, Fla. 4-7-6 ,
and pounds
4,000 eggs
that we frequently find oleomargarine General Passenger Agent,

, in this market that contains from vegetables, and drunk 7,000 gallonsof The Tropical Trunk Line, FOR SALE and for timber cash,lands.time or bade,orange grove, .

5 to 11 percent of paraffine, and this is fluids. Jacksonville. *k- E.RUMI.BY--x6t., Keuka.:,. '.







SAVANNAH LINE. Clyde Steamship Co. t

Time 48 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and

between Savannah and Boston, 65 to 70 hours. NEW YORK, CHflRliESTON: FLORIDA LINES. .


The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed

Pa..a.2e> Ra.i=e .I to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,
Both ways :
Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class, $25.60; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, 843-50; (STANDARD TIME.)
Steerage,$12.50. From New York. From Jacksonville,
Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion, $47.301; Steerage, $14.25 (Pier 29, $. R.) STEAMER Florida.
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Monday, May 28th,at3 p m.......... "IROQUOIS". .......Sunday, June srdat 4ooam:
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Friday, June 1st, atapm........"ALGONQUIN".........Thursday, 7th, at 6:30am: R
(Central or 900 Meridian Time.) Tuesday, 15th, at 3 p m........."SEMINOLE". ... ...Sunday, loth,at lo.oo a m
Friday, itit 8th, at 3 p m.........."IROQUOIS"..........Thursday, i4th, at 130pm
1 Nacoochee City of .. .... July i, 2.00 p. m. Tuesday, 12th, at3 pm........"ALGONQUIN" ........Sunday, iTth, at 4:00am
July ;3, 5.30 p. m. Friday, 15th, at3 p in."SEMINOLE".Thursday, 41 21st, at o.ooam
City of Birmingham...... July 6, 8.00 a.m. Tuesday, II I9thfat3pm....... "IROQUOIS" ..........Sunday, 24that 8x:>oam
Kansas July 8, 9.303.m. Friday, 41 ...... 28thatI2.00 n'n
22d.at3pm..ALGONQUIN" .Thursday,
Nacoochee ................Tuesday, July 10,n a. m. ........ ......
City of Augusta ..................................................... Friday, July 13 2.30 30 p. m. Tuesday Friday, II 26that3pm.at ........ "SEMINOLE".........Sunday, July.' 1st, at at 6xo 2:00pm: ;to
. City of Birmingham.... ...........................................Sunday, July 15, 4.00 a. m. 29th, 3 pm. "IROQUOIS" Thursday, 4th, : a mFor Y
Kansas ......... ................Tuesday, July 17, -
Nacoochee ............................................... ... ..........Friday, 7.00 5.30p.m.July20 a. m.
City of Augusta.... ..................................... ... ..Sunday July 22, 8.oo a.m. S r. JOINS RIVER INE.
City of
Birmingham.Tuesday! July m.
Kansas City...... ........................................... .......Friday, July 24 27, 12.30 7.30P' m.
Nacoochee .......... ..... ................... ..... .................Sunday, July 29, p.
1 City of Augusta....................................................Tuesday, July 31, 4.30 200p.m.p. m.
and Intermediate Points

I Tallahassee ........................................................Thursday, July 5, 6.30a.m. the St. Johns River.The .
Chattahoochee....................................................Thursday, July 12,
Tallahassee........ ..... ................................... .... .Thursday, July 19, e.oop.m.1.30 p.m.
Chattahoochee................ ......................... ..........Thursday, July 26,11.30 a. m. elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer
(This Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.) c c EVERGLADECapt.

Dessong..................................... ........................Sunday, July i,
Dessong... ..................................1.........a...........Wednesday,July 2.soa.m. W.A. SHAW,
Dessoug................................................ .............Saturday, July 21 11,12.30, p.m.
Dessoug... ...................' ........... .................... ......Tuesday July 31, 4 7.003..oo p.m.m. Leaves JACKSONVILLE from foot of Laura Street, at 3.30 p. m.


i Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia. Savannah, Florida & Western Railway,
' Florida Central& Peninsular Railroad. PALATKA SANFORD ENTERPRISE ..
Through Bills of lading,Tickets,and Baggage Checks to and from all Pastern Points in the South. ,
See your nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
a. L. WALKER Agent, C. G.ANDERSON,Agent, And Intermediate Landings on the St. Johns River.
New Pier No.35, North River, New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Lewis' Wharf, Boston. Leaves SANFORD 5.00 a. m. and ENTERPRISE 5.30 a. m.
W. 1.JAMES,Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia.W. .
H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.
J.D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway. H. Y. MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS, for JACKSONVILLE.
J.I,. ADAMS, Gen'l'East.Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW.SAMPSON, General Agent,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington st.,
,, J. P.BECKWITH, General Agent, 71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. Boston. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass.Agent, W. E.ARNOLD, Gen.Trav. Pass.Agt.,
. 71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville.W. A. J. COLE,Passenger Agent, 5 Bowling Green, New York.
M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager Bowling Green, New York.
A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. B. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.F. .
J. BOURS. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florid: Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla.
: WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.
WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

Grain Garden Seeds and
Fertilizers, 12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.


We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, Florida Oraqge Co..

Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.
I Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. Budding-Wood for sale at all time*.
Our stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE]
For Catalogue and Price-List,address

STATE) AGENTS FORYngertIllen PURE GROUND BONE A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla.
Pertlliier Co. NITRATE SODA

Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH, ,:.jtter per for'than n Is Different r from otners.It .

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. 1894. Is Intended to aid the planter In selecting the Seeds
SULPHATE POTASH, < best adapted for his needs and conditions and In getting
from them the best possible results. It Is not,therefore,highly
Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT colored in either sense; and we have taken great care that
Etc V nothing worthless be put in,or nothing worthy left' out. We
FERTILIZER. .e invitea trial of our Seeds. \Ve know tbem because we grow them.
These Fertilizers have Every planter of Vegetables or Flowers ought to know about our
no superior in the market,and a trial will convince.
Send for Catalogue free. three warrants; our cash discounts; and our gift of agricultural
papers to purchasers of our Seeds. All of these are explained ID
( 1 the Catalogue, a copy of which can be yours for the asking.
JOHN L. MARVIN, *raatlsAed 185$. J. J. H. GREGORY & SON, Marblehead, Mass.
President.H. .

i Cashier. CAPITAL $100,000. Assistant Cashier. Potash for Fruits and Vegetables.

THE MERCHANTS'' Potash Salts are es'peciall1.benefiwt for Fruits and Vegetables of all kinds; on sandyjsollaa
NATIONAL BANK marketable variety is impossible without them.
Fertilizers for Fruits and Vegetables should contain from 12 to 15 per cent. of Potash. Use fer
tilizers containing enough Potash,or apply Potash Salts, such as Kainit, Sulphate of Potash and
For information and pamphlets,address German Kali Works, 93 Nassau St., New York City.
Respectfully solicits you Deposits, Collections and General


R. w. DIXON: : die SON,


John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin 190 and 190} Duane St., New York.
H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby Judge R. B. Archibald
Florida Fruit and.Vegetables a specialty,Strawberries ( feature.
a special
Quick sales and :
Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers. W. M. Davidson, prompt returns. *. -*-: .

Dr! H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldffe. Reference-Irving National Bank,Bradstreet Commercial Agency. .L :...:..<" :.'




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THEIR.ca BRATED Brand of TRUCK FARMERS' SPECIAL, produced the first best crop of the year,and the patrons of this brand have been very successful and:>nade large sums ofmoneyoutofthetrcrops
the past year. Messrs. G. W. Bigelow and N.J.Anderson,o JBushnell, Fla., started their crops of Watermelons into market the latter part of May.
Mr.BIGELOW sold two cars in New York,through S., obel&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
-..9500,and other cars at fancy prices. No Brand o if Fertilizer has Realized One-Third as Good Results. Write for full information regarding our different brands of Special.Mixtures.

,- .. ': :-,. :-- .... .:: :. -_.. -'

TF. 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 bringin

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

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 freightcharges. 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!


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


CI-, We give Remunerative Crops. Others furnish Theory. No. 50 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

,. 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 carefully
tested this article. .
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."

\ ARCADIA, FLA., December 13th,1893.
The Paine Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville,Fla.: .
GENTLEMEN.-I have read with much interest Prof. Pratt'sanalysis of your O. S. C.Lime,reported in the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER of the gth 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, cauliflowerand
onions all doing remarkably well,oil of which 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_
up and shall use a ton to an acre. Yours truly,
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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Lorenzo A. Wilson. W. G. Toomer. USE ONLY FERTILIZERManufactured


, ,I L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co.

TfiEi j TIltIZEl$ fiOUSH. Op FI10 ID.H. ,



AND VEGETABLES. 0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla. ,
No. 8 Bostwick Block, Corner Bay and Main Streets
Send for Pocket Memoranda Book.
POTASH-Both High, and Low Grade always .

in stock, at, lower prices than competitors Evaporate Your Fruit at

who have it to arrive. Home. '
t n yu
With the U. S. Cook Stove Drier _--- pa '"' "
Green River Tobacco Stems hundreds of dollars worth of fruit a'w.INr'' '
Kentucky Always on "'''"""''"'" r'"
can be saved with this machine =
.. Hand. -- every year. To meet the demandfor
a small cheap drier, suitablefor M
Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, use on any ordinary cook, oil

Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed Meal or gasoline stove, we now offer the M'- "u.s:' 4
above. It is very simple, economical ,ti
Canada Hardwood Ashes Acid Phosphate, efficient and convenient, and
for farmers' use just what is wanted, ,:.
Sublimed Flowers of Sulphur. and we believe the cheapest and .
-\',' ''best little drier of its class on the Ii -
); (- BLOOD AND BONE. market. -.. 1111'': p
$8.50 in value for $5.00. Througha ;;:'11i1.iIt'ltJl' ; "". II ..,.
''b 1" ''a''"'
special arrangement we are enabled : ,. I: III.:.,''I"Ilt!! :
A LARGE STOCK OP f. I.1 !lJr.: ';'
to offer the U. S. Cook Stove Drier, 1'-i1-; ::1io" tll ,
if :,! '1I: m \\1 : h iy 4uthe
FERTILIZER MATERIALS regular price of which is $7.00 for Or .....u'n imiwbua,,,",',, ,6r; ix i' pi''r lrt ly'fl''''::'','1r'( '
with subscription 1\\ ""? ':" '
only $5.00 together a year's -
GROWER. To any one sending a club-' -
CHEMICALS of five yearly subscribers at $2.00 ""' ,Jill" ": '
each four subscribers and $1.00 in"" "'f"j'l I
,AL"' 'AYg; OUT 8A11TD.. or '
money we will send one of the driers t: i;I ";;I m ,! ,,11 ..
r: it!!.._
: LOW PRICES. \WRITE FOR PRICES and ANALYSIS. QUICK SHIPMENT. free.The drier has eight! galvanized wire '
cloth trays containing twelve square -1.;: --
.... feet of tray surface-the dimensions i -- ,
:* base 22x16 inches, height 26 inches.

it'm ..: wmso#. & TOOMan:\ Sent by freight at receiver's expense. Weight, crated, about twenty-seven. .
7 t r,>I< pounds.
ft,.." TfiH 3HRTIIzIZHR HOUSH Op FI10 ID.H. It is always read for use and will last a life-time. Has been thoroughly tested
',:, JaoksoD.'V'ille, :h la. and approved, will more than please you. As a great economizer and money
maker for rural people it is without a rival.
Mr. Thomas Patten of Glen St. Mary, Fla., bought one through this'paper- lastyear
CIRCULARS OF and he writes us. "It is all that could be desired, considering size".


This Plow is constructed almost entirely of iron; is very strong, durable and yet
-- Contain a list and description of the.Choicest and Most Profitable varieties of the Citrus
22 The wheel makes it of draft.
light, weighing only pounds. high very light
Family, which we have selected from over one hundred different varieties grown,and tested by us
in our extensive experience of seventeen years We carry one of The use of this implement makes gardening pleasant and profitable. With it a
man can do a man's work and half the work of a horse. We furnish".with,'this!
.... The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United, States. plow a sweep and a turn-shovel as well as the bull tongue shown.in the :Ct t. Manufacturer -
!* priee 500. Price with this paper, $4.00, or given as a premium for:
Mdltectadn. Address ?
j pXBRCe.
R. 3At:.
F. Sunset HilI,bake Co.,FIa, three new subscribers at$2.00 each. A
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