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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: July 14, 1894
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
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System ID: UF00055765:00036
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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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S. Powers, Publisher Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE FLA., JULY 14, 1894. Whole No. 1327 NEW. VJf SEKIKS.Vol No 2s..

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



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09 cog 58 & 60 WEST MARKET ST. 119 A 123 MICIIIGAX ST., RUBBER
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ROOFING

sca OO WHOLESALE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. Is unequaled for house,barn,factory or outbuildings -
c and costs half the price of shingles, tin or
iron. It is ready for use and easily applied by
.. -- c- Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application. Reliable agents wanted at anyone.
o all principal shipping points,
= REFERENCES- FOR SHED OR HENHOUSE.On .
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oC ..' ..""- m t First National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce Buffalo, N. Y.. Dun's and Brad- steep or fiat surface. Excellent roof,complete.
.. street's Agencies. f.3.00-Per 100 Square Feet-$2.00

"nd stamp for sample and state size of roof.

And Building Material.CHARLESTON OLD ROOFS.
Queen City Fruit Auction Co.BUFFALO Protect your Buildings with Slate Roofing

S. 0.FraudBuRsFruit in Paint summer.,which neither Old shingle cracks roofs in winter can be nor painted runs;

looking much better, and lasting longer tLjm
NEW YORK. new shingles without the paint for one-fowcth
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
"tantfa.l; roof that lasts for Curled
Wrappers.NO years. or
FOR PRODUCTION AND PROFIT *<<. -..& ._ .f brings to their: places and

IDY Trees of the Well-known Reliable Ten tested ing ieeps,is them applied there.with a Slate brush paint,and requires very ornamental. no heat--

MORE CHEATING. ,, years Be- i*sure j.J.. vou. obtain our nenuine article.whl.r .

Qi,. UN OR IRON ROOFS
Consumers of Fruit 0 GLEN 81. MARY -
Wrappers nmj NURSERIES. 0 It is acknowledged the Lest paint in the market
now know that they get an ]honest ream fur durability. It has a heavy body;is easily:ap-
of sheets and plied; expands by heat contracts cold
480 not 400 or 320 sheetsto SATSUMA ORANGES hardy and early. PECANS but Paper-Shell variety. CAMPHOR TREES. by and
all kinds, immense never cracks or scales. One coat is equal tb 4
PEARS stock.
ream as some unscrupulous dealers WALNUTSEng.Japan&California.; TEXAS UMBRELLA.
PEACHES, 60 varieties new and old. CHESTNUTS,Japan Mammoth,fine. GREVILLEA ROBUSTA. of any other paint. Buildings covered with:felt
supply. PLUMS best Japan and native sorts. OLIVES and APRICOTS. MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA. can be made watertight at small expense,and
JAPAN PERSIMMONB.varleties. FIGS and MULBERRIES. CITRUS TRIFOLIATA. preserved for years. Write at once for Cata-
GRAPES, good supply all leading kinds. POMEGRANATES. ROSES 00 varieties. logue.
OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed Oilier kinds-lots of them-write for what you want. .*. Correspondence Invited. .*.
FREE: Specimens of fruit in season; and our experience and information as to adaptability to
i in your locality worth much more. For instance we have discarded one variety of which we shipped INDIANA PAINT & ROOFING CO.
Wrappers are put up packagesof 400 bushels in 1887,and this but one of the hundreds of varieties tested. We have built our reputationon ,
1000 each Wrapper is fine stock-some say the finest. An Governor of Fla.writes: "They are beauties so admirably 42 West.Broad way, New York.
numbered in packed as to shame a novice and even many who pretend to be experts." Prompt and careful
printing, consecutively attention to correspondence. Prices reasonable. Catalogue free. Please mention FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER.
from 1 to 1000. -
No
one can G. L. TABEJFt Clen St. Fla.
Mary, Bradley Red eld. Eugene B. Redfleld.

HONESTLY BEATour "EVERYTHING ESTABLISHED 1871.
FOR FLORIDA.
REDFIELD & SON,

prices. Send for sample and prices' *vt nor: Established 1883.
t c ; To every one interested in plants, whether for House, Orchard Commission MerchantsAND

r u or garden, our New Catalogue and Manual will be inval- .
THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. f f uable. Send for it immediately. We can supply all Fruit trees -

1 grown in the South, beside Ornamental and Useful plants Fruit Auctioneers

' JERSEY CITY, N. J. 0 and trees from the Four Quarters of the Earth." (From "Aloeto ,

N. B.-Wo do not deal in unprinted Zingiber," etc.) Write to-day, 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia,J'a.
We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
wrappers. KEASOXEU BROS., Oneco, Fla. either at private sale(which has heretofore been
Headquarter for New Plants. our custom)or by the auction system (recently
ruM vj to our business)as you may desire.

METAL PEOPLE ARE LEARNINGIn


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

C. A. BOONE, Agent.
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Semi-Tropical Nurseries,Orlando, Fla,
Any else you want 20 Are Just what'eVt"fy. i
to M tn h1&h. Tire 1 I sower needs.The merf f .
to 8 wide-hubs to EGG PU7NT Jits of Ferry'* Sei-tlii
fit&D1u1.. Saves form the foundation upon
Cost many times in which has'been'1 built the '
a season to have set Large Purple Thornless is the best variety to ship to Northern markets. It is pure, it is ot largest seed business In the world.
of low wheels to'fit fine color,it is a good bearer,it is free from streaked fruit,it will give satisfactory results. Ferry's Seed Annual for 1894
TOOT wagon for hauling contains the sum and substance
grain fodder manure PRICESPacket, 10 cents; i-Ounce, 30 cents; Ounce, 50 cents; i-Pound, $1.75; the latest: farming knowledge.,,Free J
bogs&e. No resetting of Pound, $6.00 by mail postpaid. for the asking.D. .
Urea Oatl'C free. Address M.FERRY & CO.,
FIRE MFG. CO., H. G. HASTL. GS Ss CO., Detroit, Mich.

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Catalogue free on application. I n to r l ae h e n, Florida..

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Numerous tests have conclusively demonstrated that the COCCIDICIDE is fatal to the aleyrodes(white fly) in all of its stages of development. It can, however -
,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 i s; 1he: : Tin1e to: App1y.It .

is also fatal to the Spiders,Rust Mites and their eggs,and to the Scale without reference to the hatching periods.
THE EUREKA I NSECTIOI DEI.

THE OLD RELIABLE. Always on hand at the reduced rate. Will do all that is claimed for it.

SULPHUR.Single .
barrels,ton or in car lots.SPRAYING. .
: : ACHINERY.

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

BANGOR BOX SIDES.Cargo .
will arrive in Tune. 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.
* == SPECIAL NOTICE.The =
rate for transporting Insecticides has been reduced from 6th class to class "K." A reduction of more than 50 per cent.


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Correspondence solicited. ,

Wayoross Wharf. Jacksonville Fla.



TO THE ORANGE GROWERS OF FLORIDA.Having .



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 lias never yet been Adulterated or Diluted in any form whatever in order to Lower the Price, as

other Insecticides hare 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.
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 the largest orange growers in the State and have given perfect satisfaction.
, References and general directions for using furnished on application.Write .
for Price-List.

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Mateo, Fla.


FERTILIZERS Orange Trees I 0

Actually and Honestly Made from Animal Bone. .

OUR BASE IS BONE, NOT PHOSPHATE BOCK. Lemon Trees !

This is a Guaranteed Fact.


Standard Guano & Chemical M'f'g' Co. The Old Reliable_Buckeye Nurseries.


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

and Lemon Trees Half Price [ESTABLISHED 1869.] -
Orange at P L7UtER, IBNBWRG Sit. OO.t
Successors to G.S.Palmer,168 Beade Street,New York. .
For the balance of the season we offer our stock at just half price. .
The money in oranges lies in growing fancy kinds,such as Washington Navel,Tangerines, WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Tatdiif,Ruby Bloods,Lemons and Grape Fruit,and "we've got"em." pIiO$IDA FRUITS AriD VEGETABLES A SPHCIAItTV.
Send for catalogue to We solicit your shipments,and invite correspondence in regard to market and
W. W.HAWKINS & SONS, prospects. Also write for stencils. References: Chatham National Bank, New
Georgetown,Fla. York,and Dun and Bradstreet Commercial Agencies. ,


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The Fine!! ITS HISTORY. list listed in England in 1829, says: "It Pine Culture In the Interior.A .
} For this material is abundant, but passed from Brazil to the West, and writer in the Bartow Courier-In-
not so with good material. thence to the East Indies, where it formant gives the following direc-
Edited by JOHN B. BEACH. Melbourne, Fla. The voluminous writers has long been successfully cultivated. tions
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this subject have evidently regardedtheir I About the middle of.the lyth century FERTILIZING
The Pineapple.-I. imagination as a fountain of I it was brought to Holland follows the same rule as with other
N k BY REV. JAMES H. WHITE. facts. and from thence it was imported into fruits. Fruit (such as it is) can be
[Written for the Farmer and Fruit Grower.] There are, however, a few facts in this country." We further learn from grown without it, but good fruit and
INTRODUCTION. regard to its history that seem to be the same source that it was first fig- dollars cannot.If .
These papers, of which there will well authenticated : ured in the Botanical Magazine in you can afford the initial outlay,
be several, are designed to be a mono- I. Columbus found it growing wildon 1554 s and introduced into England inI59oa give the ground thousand pounds of
graph-more or less complete-of the the Island of Guadaloupe in the Blood and Bone and two hundred
pineapple, both plant and fruit.I year 1493. It'is said that its first mention in pounds high grade sulphate potash to
use the full name pineapple insteadof 2. BaronVon Humboldt found it in' English literature was by John the acre. Whether you can do this or .
"pine" for the reason that it ex the valley of the Orinoco and else Evelyn who "in his diary mentions not, soon after setting dust over the
presses exactly what I mean, while where in the uninhabited wilds of tasting a pineapple from Barbadoesat plants about two hundred pounds of
"pines" are of many sorts, and the South America. the table of Charles II." cotton seed meal to the acre and repeat -
use of the shorter name is probably 3. More recently it has been found In 1829 Loudon wrote : "The pineis this every thirty days while the
responsible for the idea that some growing wild in Mexico, Central now cultivated very generally in rains last. The plant can take its
people have that the pineapple growson America, Guiana and Brazil. Britain, in several places in Ireland, food from the leaf cups nearly as wellas
pine trees. 4. At an early period it was found and at most of the capital cities on from the roots if it can get it in the

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The-above cut shows the unimproved pineapple as it came from the West Indian or Bahamian cultivators, with its rough, loose structure. If some
one will send us a photograph of the best modern improved specimen we will have it engraved to show progress.

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I use the word "tropical" not in its 'naturalized in Africa, Asia and the the continent. In one or two of the proper form, but cotton seed meal is
dictionary sense as "within the trop- East Indies. Southern provinces of Spain, it is the only form now known in which it
ics" or "pertaining to the tropics," but This has led some to question its grown in sheltered situations in the can be so administered. Do not try
in its more appropriate sense of "ex- American origin. But the fact first open air." this smart trick with anything else unless -
empt from frost" or "not capable of named settles that beyond dispute, for There is another line of history that you have a grudge against your
enduring any degree of frost without whatever may be said of the : is even more probable than that given plants. In using fertilizers other than
injury" as a "tropical region" or a passage of the ancestors of our above but not so well authenticated.It cotton seed meal, put it in the middleof
"tropical plant." aboriginal tribes across Behring was carried to Europe soon after the rows and not close to the plant,
I use the word "planter" and straits or the Icelandic discoveries its discovery in America by Colum- or it will act like a blister.
"plantation" not in their local sense as upon our Northwestern borders, it is bus, and it is probable that India derived The plant in this region grows the
relating to a cotton or sugar farm and very certain that no voyager from any its first supply from this European entire year and gives about the same
its proprietor, but in its broader and country where the pineapple could be stock through the Portuguesesoon amount of ripe fruit in the winter as in
better sense, as a planter is "one grown, ever set foot upon the shoresof after its introduction into Europe the summer. It thrives best when
who plants" and a plantation is "the either the American continent or and thence it extended to ad- frequently and regularly fed. Follow
area planted." islands previous to the days of Co jacent countries. the same rule as with young chickens. "
As a pronoun to designate the lumbus.Its Wherever introduced it was at Feed little and often and keep it up
writer the first person singular is wide distribution by the handof once conceded a high rank among the the year round. You can get fruit if
fruits of earth because of its do not read this article at all but
you
large ,
used in preference to the plural; the man, and that, too, at a very early
personal "I" instead of the impersonal"we. period, is equally certain. It is saidto size, its delightful aroma and the juiceof you can get more than fruit, you can
." Such a use of "I" representsa have been found naturalized in a most exquisite flavor. get rich if you do just as I tell you.
fact, but "we" only a fancy or con-I Java as early as 1599. Loudon's Island Home, Merritt's. Island.. VARIETIESare
ceit-a whim. "Encyclopedia of Plants," first pub- Renew your supscription. as plenty as pine cones and many

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them about as valuable. The pineapple much less, but is not safe to figure agents located in the State, Professors Richard is my horse, understand,
plant business is one thing and under and come out even at less than I Swingle and Webber, who are doingall though I sometimes call him
the fruit business is another. If you $1.00 per box on car when the groveis they can to find a cure for this Dick, when I am in a hurry and he
want to grow plants, seek the latest sixteen years old. rapidly spreading disease, and we are insists on walking at such a gait that
"fads" and keep up with them. Justat Now, all over the $1.00 per box, in hopes they will be successful. From I[ can scarcely see him move. In that
present there is a host of them each loaded in car, we can safely consideras the experiments made the past year case I sometimes call him Dick. Oh,
with its particular admirers who have profit, if-and here that little word by them, the prospect is that they yes, we, like Eli of old, are getting
the plants for sale. The business is "if" means a great deal to the grow- will soon have the disease under con- there in great shape, and what do you
somewhat precarious but sometimesvery er-but we will look at the if a little trol. think is putting all the surplus fat on
profitable.For further on. Florida lemons sell all Occasionally a frost will drop down our ribs? Let me tell you in good
a market apple in this region, the way from 50 cents to $7 per box, upon us, taking the tender buds or loud tones so you can all hear-Wonderful -
plant the Red Spanish. It grows to owing to the quality, state of market bloom of the lemon, but this is of rare peas. Do you hear that; if
good size here (four to six pounds), and what the commission men thinkwe occurrence. With the exception of you do, don't fail to profit by this
is fine flavored, a good shipper, sure ought to secure for them (no slur not withstanding cold, the lemon is as gentle hint.Richard.
bearer and keeps up its stock of plants on the commission men intended),but free from! disease as other citrus trees, likes them and so do I.
without wasting itself in excessive often there are things that can't be and the risks are no greater than with Oh, yes, we will stop some of these
suckering. The Smooth Cayenne has explained away ; and to use an ex- the orange, while the returns are much leaks around here without pluggingthe
some real merit in being a handsome pression of our friend Neeld, "it does greater. hole up with silver either, and
symmetrical apple of a little better beat the d-l" what strange freaks The lemon when properly cured Wonerful peas will help do it some.
size than the Red Spanish, but is ob the returns from commission men and packed transports well, and as a But I started to say somethingabout
jectionable on account of never grow- often cut. We have found it a good general thing opens up fresh and growing figs here on the sand
ing but one sucker to the plant and plan to have regular agents, selling sound. If the transportation compa- hills, and instead got Wonderful peas,
sometimes none. through them; men whom we know tobe nies would only be as careful as the pines and melon papaw all mixed up.
Sample the fruit of the Queen, the reliable, and there are plenty of grower in handling of fruit we would. However they are all good, so you
Abbaka and the Black Jamaica, and them. They take the fruit and work hear much less complaint about dam- can't go wrong.
if any of them seem to touch a spe- up the brand, have a certain line of aged fruit. The small growers who But let me see; it was the fig I was
cially tender spot on your palate customers, and in this way a fair return are obliged to ship in less than car was going to tell you about. I was
(which is doubtful) plant a few for is made to the grower. lots are the ones who suffer the told it wouldn't do any good here, so
your own table. The grower who realizes the most most, and it does make a man mad thought I would try for myself. I
Set a few Porto Ricos and take from the sale of his fruit is the one clear through when he sees his fruit put out a cutting of the Brown Turkey,
good care of of them just to paralyzeyour who, by painstaking, conscientious banged and jammed round, often split about three inches long and as largeas
Northern friends with. They methods, has worked up an honest open by the careless handlers on a lead pencil, last January, a year
will only fruit every other year but reputation for his brand, the purchaser the railroads. After spending time ago. Of course it didn't grow any
you can grow them up to from fifteento has confidence that whatever i. which means money in getting the till spring. It is now a good sized
twenty pounds and they will look quality is marked under that brand fruit up in a careful manner, it all tree six feet high with limbs from
like mountains of sweetness which in- he can depend upon it to be just as goes for naught after the thrashing four to five feet long and setting .
deed they are. represented, top to bottom layer.If round which the transportation lines fruit, some full grown. I put out
The Red Spanish will bring the we could get our lemons to market give it. But there is no use to kick ; another cutting of the same kind last
dollars while the others will bring earlier in the season we could average they smile and askVell, what are June.[ It is now five feet high, nicely
various sorts of luxury. a better price. The earliest you going to do about it ?" and we branched, also setting fruit. I put
shipment we ever made was August walk off and let it go, paying more out still another cutting, this time of
15th. The bulk of lemons move out than a just price for an unjust service. the Himalayan fig, last May a year x
C rote and Orchard l of the State between September 15, Please don't consider me a chronic ago. It is now eight feet high with
and November i. kicker-but one who believes that limbs over four feet long, and full of
might does not always mean right, fruit. This last, while it makes a
A Commercial View of Lemons-II. the five lemons
During past seasons and we live in hopes of better times I wonderful growth, don't seem to hold ,
Editor Fanner and Fruit-Grower: have returned the company on an average isI I '
soon to come-the great principle its fruit, though the others do. But it
Now as to the profit and loss. $2.60 net at the markets of the
growing in the world in the minds of may with age. But then "figs won't
north this includes the disastrous
There are both. In our experiencethe ; sea- men-that is, the brotherhood of grow on the sand hills." Won't they,
profit has ever been in excess of son just passed. If the business of
in Florida
man. We have men who are though: ? Come and see.
the loss so see we have groundsfor the country had been in a normal con-
you sending to the markets of the North B. M. HAMPTON.Frost .
thinking it a profitable business.It dition the average would have been each year the finest lemons and Proof, Fla.
would be too tedious and take up much better, but even at the above oranges in the world, and expect to .4
too much space to give a detailed figures the growing of lemons in poor feel and profit by that God given An Orange Trust.
account of sales during the past years pine land has made very fair returns. principle. But it will surely seem Editor Fanner and Fruit Grower:
and at present it would be impossibleto Our best grade of lemons have frequently strange to live in a time when you A local union with fourteen members -
do so. sold by the side of the fine could feel that the railways and com- enrolled and ten dollars collectedat
To get a grove into bearing meansa foreign stock for the same price, be- mission men all were honest and St. Petersburg on Saturday, the 7th
heavy expense, especially on pine tween $6.00 and $7.00 per box, thus would only take what is right. instant. Some enthusiasm was mani-
land, and it is from a pine land pointof showing that the Florida lemon can SUNCREST FRUIT Co., fested, and the union will, no doubt,
view I am writing. Nothing must successfully compete with those grown W. C. Hewitt, Manager. take in all the growers,notwithstandingthe
be expected in the way of return, beyond the water. I Stanton, Fla.Papaws. short crop of oranges and the hard
even from the early bearing variety 01 We are learning- new things each times and the impending revolution.
lemon, under five or six years, and year in regard to the growing and Figs, Wonderful Pea. All the intelligence is agreed that
from the later varieties a much longer handling of this fruit and believe thereis Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.I disaster to the orange growers was one
time. A tree sixteen years old will very much more to learn. In this, thought I would drop you a lineto in common with all labor and production.
produce on an average one year with as in all lines of business it must be let the world know how this sec- This is the natural outcome ofa
another twelve to fifteen boxes of one of progression to be successful.The tion of Florida is progressing in the system of wage slavery, usury, profit
marketable lemons; there are seventy loss in growing the lemon from way of rain and other things. Well, making and general cutthroat, devil.
. trees to the acre-say 1,000 boxes. : various causes is considerable. The as for rain, we certainly have no lack, take the hindmost"survi val of the fit"-
Now, to grow this 1,000 boxes we fruit has to be handled very carefully; and our pines are doing finely. biggest rascal. For the time we will
have expended in labor and fertilizers, a slight bruise before curing means a Fruit now beginning to ripen, and endeavor to fight the devil with fire,"
spraying and interest $175.00. It will decayed lemon, and to be as carefulas the melon, or tropical papaw, is but I regard it as poor policy to try to
cost to pick, cure, pack and put on possible there will more or less stretching skyward at an astonishingrate correct one wrong with another wrong.
car 75 cents per box-$750 maximum, bruises occur. Then there is the and setting fruit almost daily. We deplore trusts and combines and
making a total expenditure $925.00for scaly or rough, horny lemons that The fruit of the melon papaw, like efforts to force prices on others, but it
raising the 1,000 boxes. Now, must be rejected, that is, the worst the fruit of a choice pine-I was goingto is just the thing in us. Oh,yes, I shall
if we can get $1.00 per box on board ones, and from these alone the loss tell you about it, but I won't, it is be glad to see the end of this dog-eat-
the car, we have a small margin left often reaches one-sixth of the crop. simply like the darkey's possum and dog game; and it often looks as if the
which should go to pay interest on the i As these rough lemons have to be pumpkin ; it is just simply too goodto I beginning of the end was here. We
years that the grove was a continual buried or burned, the loss is complete, talk about, and so I spare you. .I succeed these days by sheer force-
expense and no income whatever, and as we cannot use them for fertilizer, Oh, ye of the sand hills. Richard might is the only law in force. This
for the years that it was barely self- owing to the fear of the disease and I have about solved the prob- being true, we are small potatoes and
supporting. Of course when the spreading from the fruit. This is very lem, in a measure, how to supply few in the hill. And where the grab
grove was younger the expense was serious. The U. S. Government has forage for both man and beast. game is so skillfully played the pro.



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ducer will ever be left. We must re- have grown only large ones. We fertilizers sold in the State, we do not the present bulletins issued by the

cover the government into the handsof have also taken great pains in putting believe that the present law was enact- State Chemist. If a more stringentand

the people, have it operate the our peaches up for market, and with ed to deceive the people of Florida, or effective law can be passed, we

transportation, as the mails, for the the first class we have put a card to operate to the detriment of any heartily approve of it, but we cannot
benefit of the nation-the people. guaranteeing quality. The result has single manufacturer of fertilizers.We refuse to acknowledge the virtues of

Money making corporations will never been that we cannot now supply all of have not fonnd the average the existing laws.

see. their interests in our interests, our orders and we secure prices that Florida or vegetable growe so LITTLE BROS., FERTILIZER Co.J. .
true as it is. Then we must have a astonish our neighbors. Verily in no densely ignorant as he is assumed to E. STILLMAN,

national circulating medium, or wean crop will thoroughness pay so largelyas be, by the sensational championsof Sec'y and Treas

have no prosperity of the markets. in peaches.-American Agriculturist. better, laws, on the subject of the Jacksonville, Fla.

But this is not a political dissertation; I value of fertilizers. Most of them are ,
all this slipped. i able to discern the fact that a fertilizer Had Four Tap Roots.
WM. P. NEELD. with be made Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
Pecan TapRoots.A a high analysis can only
Pineltas. Fla. by the use of the most valuable and A short time ago I purchased a
few days ago, wishing to make a small which had
most highly approved sources of the orange grove not
change on one of the F. & F-G.
ex-
Best Peach Culture. been fertilized for
three valuable elements very nearly two
component ,
Each year, in addition to the fertilizers periment plots, we had a half dozen to-wit: Ammonia, phosphoric acid and years. The grove is part on hammockand

named, the orchard should be pecan trees dug up. They had been potash, and that it would be impossibleto part on pine land. In spite of

sown to rye; or, in situations so far planted five years and the taprootshad give the values guaranteed in high : neglect the trees were healthy. On
south that it will endure the winter mostly been cut off at the tips when analysis goods if the cheaper grades of .I the hammock land on account of its
they were set. They had all thrownout
crimson clover may be sown instead. material were used. superior size and fine appearance, I
With the the last cul- two or more roots instead of the examined
corn, sow rye at carefully one particular tree
The fertilizer law stands
tivation. With the potatoes, sow the old ones and gone straight on down. present as to see why it was so far ahead of its
a bulwark to insure that ton of
and Some Kelsey plums and apricots were every and found that it had
neighbors four
rye as soon as they are dug, they
goods sold in the State shall be true
should be planted early so as to come dug up at the same time for the reason tap roots from which to draw its food,
to analysis and it furthermore illus-
off not later than October ist. Rye that they were worthless. In every having had three smaller sour trees
one of these which had persisted in trates that many manufacturers have
should be sown as soon as the beansare planted near the center one and the
harvested. Of course the rye sending down a tap-root it had died been for years selling brands of tops of the three grafted into the main
and was rotten but where it had goods at prices largely in excess
should each year be plowed under in ; center stock. The crop of fruit on
of their value. Possibly this is
time to fit the ground for planting the turned out horizontal not more than this tree is ahead of that on any other
what causes Mr. Tysen and others to
six inches below the surface it had
tree in the .
succeeding crop, preferably as soon as grove.I
rush into print and make such frantic
it shows heads, putting it far beneath gone on growing. Too much water would like to know what good
was evidently the cause as there is a efforts to save the ignorant public
chain the there is
furrow
the by using a on reason why orange trees are
from duped by dishonest
being
manu-
clay sub-soil eighteen inches or two
and shallow not treated in this
plow plowing as as pos- generally way.
facturers. While it is only fair to
feet down rendering it an
sible. No crop should be grown ina extremely GEO. A. BUTLER..
valuable soil for strawberries.A Mr. Tysen to state that we believe the
peach orchard after the third year. Tavares, Ma.
goods he represents to be an honest .
The orchard should now have thor- writer in the Texas Farm and m .
ough shallow cultivation until the middle Ranch says : Five years ago we had a fertilizer, so far as the guaranteed analysis The diseases among the horses and

of August, at which time it shouldbe fine lot of one-year-old pecan trees, is concerned, it is very patent cattle known as big head, leeches and

sown with rye and oats, half and about one foot high above ground, that such low analysis goods as he salt-sickness, have been the cause of
and with much more substance in the represents, cannot have a high value
half and six pecks per acre. The great losses to all growers of horses
root. We run a Whitney Tree placed on them, even if made from
treatment of this fourth year shouldbe tap and cattle in Florida. Dr. A. W.
digger under them ten or twelve the most approved elements; and fur-
each the Bitting, formerly of the Experiment
repeated year as long as
orchard is kept, and each year it inches deep and cut all those tap roots ther, it is that class of goods whichcan Station ir Lake City, made a series of
during the winter. The result was a be made the receptacle of cheap
should be given at least five hundred careful investigations concerning these
pounds each of bone dust and muri- slow growth next year, at two years and make-weight materials. Goodsof diseases, which he was not able to

# ate of potash per acre. This course old; but the next year, at three years higher analysis have the double ad- complete, owing to his departure from
the self-evident
will maintain the fertility of the soil, old, they resumed their accustomed vantage of showing the station. Dr. Clute has secured his
thrift when by digging down I find value and of carrying more actual
,
insure strong, vigorous growth duringthe services to continue this work for the
spring and early summer, furnish they have put out from where the dig- value.In next two or three months.-Lake City
abundant food for the growth of pit ger cut them, from two to five distinct regard to the reference to the Reporter.

r and kernel, and cause the trees tap roots running downward classification made by the former State *-.-.

to ripen up fully for winter. along side each other, and also they Chemist on the occasion when two O. G. Darling is building a lighterto

Several years ago I sent a have a good supply of smaller lateral companies were placed in the "pre- be used in carrying marsh grass to
drawing to the manufacturers of roots. I still have a number of them ferred" column, we would state that his farm. Mr. Darling claims that by

the Cutaway harrow, after which they standing in the same rows. this was due to a difference in the interpretation using marsh grass beneath his potato

made me a harrow having a long beamor In our dry climate I don't think of the law by different vines an enormous yield is assured.In .

spreader so that the sets or gangsof they would live if cut off at the crownor manufacturers. Afterwards on receiving conversation with a reporter of the

discs could be separated to any distance with little or no root, but I don't instructions from the Bureau, News he cited a case of a gentleman

apart up to eight feet. Of think we lost anything by cutting the all of the manufacturers with estab- living near him who planted potatoeson

course this would leave a strip in the tap roots, as above stated, but the lished reputations, made their returnsas a high sandy ridge and made an

middle unworked, but its great advan- trees provided themselves with new required and went into the same immense crop with no other fertilizer

tage was that it worked the ground tap roots according to their natural preferred column. than the marsh grass, which is plentiful -

thoroughly close up to the body of wants and tendencies, and became in We assume and believe we are cor- and easily obtained.-Fernandina

the tree while the team did not go I i much better condition for transplanting rect, that the Florida consumers of News.
than if left undisturbed. I have .
close enough to injure the top. The I fertilizers are as competent to discrim-
other part could be worked by an ordinary seen many other trees perform similar inate between the manufacturers of The Southern Express Company has

harrow, or after all the orchards growths when the tap roots have been established reputations and charactersand sent a circular to all its agents instruct-

had been gone over, the imple- disturbed. The truth as shown in the the dishonest manufacturers, as ing them to do all they can to create a

ment could be narrowed up, and the light of practical observations is whatwe to choose between the honest and the market for Tallahassee butter. The
rest cultivated.Of need to know, hence I give this dishonest merchant. Let them take following butter.makers are mentioned:

course, the fruit should be care- instance for what it may be worth. the State Chemist's bulletin for a J H. Bradner, William Cooper, Howard

fully thinned, so as to insure only .. guide, and by comparison of the Gamble, J. Donk, M. H. Johnson,
large perfect peaches. One basket of Reply to Mr. Tysen. brands made by different manufacturers C. E. Johnson, Eliott Todd, John P.

small peaches will contain as many in Editor Farmer and FruitGrower."A of established reputation and Roberts, W. I. Vason, Tallahassee;

number as two baskets of large ones, little nonsense now and then is character, and the valuations placedon John Bradford, R. F. Bradford, Brad.
and as the formation of pit and kernelis relished by the wisest men," but we those various brands by the State fordville; R. L. Smith, Lyman SmithW. -

what saps the vitality of the trees, feel constrrined to say that the gen- Chemist, let them determine where J. Johnson, Centreville.-Talla,
small peaches draw as severely on the erous amount of the article that has they can get the most value for their hasseean.

trees as the ssme number of large recently been perpetrated upon a long money. By using their common -*.. -
ones, and one basket of the larger suffering public by Mr. J. R. Tysen sense, and looking with suspicion on Mr. G. Loutrel Lucas, of Eden,

will sell for more money than two or and others on the subject of analysisof the manufacturer who proclaims "I will put up about 5,000 jars of pine-

three of the smaller. For the past fertilizers, has become wearisome. am holier than thou," we believe the apple preserves this year as an exper-

few years we have spent a good deal While we are heartily in favor of a Florida orange and vegetable growercan iment. If he can create a demand he

of time in thinning our peaches and strict law, regulating the guarantee o* be vastly benefitted by consulting will greatly enlarge the business.



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SUITABLE FOR
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with an Akron two-horse cultivator, cerned, can it be done better land is
FJil\VIE] JSjlO Tl\ CZ1ElPotatoGrowing \ cheaper or a high flatwoods, covered witha
leveled the four acres in a morning,
anywhere? We shall be disap dense growth of wiregrass, scrub:
and in the afternoon cross-dragged it pointed if these acres do not yield 150 palmetto and longleaf pine, and we

in the South.-Two with a spring-tooth harrow, mellowingthe bushels each, and it would not sur- always fertilize at the rate of one half
Crops in the Year. t soil to the depth of three inches. if
prise
us they went to bushels.
250 ton per acre every crop we put in, ex-
We have been much interested for The next day, with a Solid Comfort But while a great yield is not to be despised cept cowpeas and grass. If potash is

some time past by the discussions in two-gang sulky plow and three horseshe it is, in one sense, a secondary needed, do you think sulphate of 55
your paper of potato-raising in the 1 turned the four acres completelyover matter with us. Forty barrels per per cent. is the best? I have read and
North, especially with regard to the ( nine inches deep. The next day
acre, ready to ship on May 20, show am now a subscriber of your valuable
expense of producing the nutritious 1 he put in the spring tooth harrow more net profit than eighty barrels on paper, and like it very much.

tuber. We raise some Irish potatoes again, both ways. This may seem ]June 5, averaging one year with Wishing you continued succes, I am
ourselves, and it may be of interest to 1 like going to a lot of trouble-but it another. This is because the price yours truly, E. V. BOWIE.

your readers to hear some facts con- ]pays. At noon the day we planted, sometimes fluctuates tremendously.The Pomona, Fla.

cerning the expense of producing them. a man and one horse started with the barrel and freight to New Yorkor Some growers make the same com-

We have ninety-four acres of potatoesup marker. < Philadelphia will cost 75 cents, and plaint in respect to melons and straw-
now, and-I am interrupted by a Our marker is made of pine saplingsand i the digging and barreling 10 cents berries, while others do not experiencethis

negro tenant, Pink Cradle, and a very cost nothing but a rainy after- i more, and when to this is added the difficulty. Probably the exhaustionof

intelligent man, who comes in to showme noon's work, and it does its work well.It
a small Hebron which he has just marks three rows at once, forty-two I i and caring for the crop, which can source of this trouble as anything.

found on his vines. His tops have only inches apart, two inches deep. As 1 be made to vary all the way from 20 Potash of the grade mentioned is a

been out two weeks, and he thinks it soon as the marker was across the lot (cents to $i per barrel, it is easily seen very good form of application.

surprising that they should have potatoes once, a boy with a light steel Southern that forty barrels at $4 per barrel are .-.
set as large as marbles-and, as I plow began to furrow out four to five better than eighty barrels at $2. Preventives for Weevils.
was going to write, they look "pretty," inches deep. Then, when he had fouror But these time conditions, which
as the Southerners say. Potato-raising five rows' start, a man and a team hamper the endeavor for a big yieldin First of September, 1893, weevils f
for market is industry fertilizer in the drills. began to occur in several bushels of
a comparatively new began to sow the spring, do not affect the late
in the South. At New Berne, We had rigged our Bickford & Huff- and this to cow peas we had stored away. Sev-
we going
crop, year are
in this State, it has been practiced in- man grain drill to do this work, and see what we can do toward puttingsome en earthern vessels which would hold
creasingly for about fifteen years, but nothing could be nicer. We have a fine potatoes into the Northern one peck each, were filled with the

in this locality, which is the garden ten-row drill. It sows two rows at market. Excluding the cost of seed peas and left open and exposed to the

spot of the South, it has only been once. Tie five of the rubber distributors and the interest upon the land invest- weevils after being treated with different -
done four five in drill and five preparations. In the followingtable
to
or years. sow one ment, we can raise good potatoes hereat I.
We all of us adopt the two-crop in the other, and it will put the nitro- an not is given the amount of each ma-
expense exceeding 9 or 10
Our first is marketed in and where terial used in each of the treated
.system. crop gen potash just you want cents a bushel, and there ought to bea
the Northern cities from them. Following the drill quantities at the above mentioneddate.
great June Ito was a boy way to make it pay.The Country
and in the second short chain A large quantity of peas from
15, July we plant dragging a log up one row Gentleman.
crop, which matures in October. Our and down another. The chain mixes each vessel was taken out and the injured -

second crop has heretofore been used the fertilizer with the soil very satisfac Sweet Potatoes the Second Year. and uninjured ones counted

for seed and home consumption ex- torily. Then follow a gang of six Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: January II, 1894. The per cent. of

clusively, but this year I shall be disappointed I "droppers"-one man and five chil- I have wanted for some years to find uninjured peas found, is given at the

if we do not meet your dren-and they can put one-eye cut out why we cannot grow sweet pota right in the table :

Northern growers on even terms in tings in a drill ten or twelve inches toes on land which has grown them Per Cent.
Materials Used
the city markets. I cannot see whyit apart better and cheaper than any before. We can grow them on newly Quantity. Not by Weevils.Injured

is not entirely feasible, or why, with planter I ever saw. Next came another cleared land at the rate of two hundred --

potatoes at $1 a barrel], it will not be boy with a light plow, covering the bushels to the acre if we fertilize at the Carbon BI-Suphide.) 2 oz. 9 Per Cent.
........
Wood Ashes. 2 Pounds. Per Cent.
. vastly more profitable to us than rows. After him came another boy rate of one thousand pounds per acre NapthaIine .... ....... 3 oz. 91 75 Per Cent.
and with roller and he had to idle half f of fertilizer but when Persian Insect Powder 34 oz Per Cent-
growing corn cotton. a some good we .54
Lime................. pound 85 Per Cent.
Now, as to the cost of growing the time--and the work is done. Nowas attempt to grow a crop on land which Lime................. 2 pounds "''5 Per Cent.
them. Nothing could be clearer thanto to the expense, and I shall reckonit has had sweet potatoes grown on it the Nothing. .. .......... to Per Cent. .

give an itemized account of the as it costs here, not in New York: first year after after clearing, and then The carbon sulphide was placedin

expense we were at on and previousto Cultivating and harrowing one day..........$1.25 corn, cowpeas or crab grass they do not a small bottle and covered with a
Plowing one day............................
February 14, when in an afternoonwe Harrowing oneday........ ............ 1.50 1,25 seem to do well. The vines grow well heavy cloth and placed about half
put in four acres. The land was Planting-three men, half day............. 1.13 enough,but the tubers are long, stringy way down in the vessel. The wood
six horses, half a day.............
last year in cotton, and the former eight boys,half a day. ... ....... 1.20 75 and lacking in sweetness.I ashes, lime, Persian insect powder and

tenants had cleared up the stalks so Total expenses of labor............. ....-$S.o8 have an idea that the soil lacks naphthaline were each well mixed with
that the ground was cleanbut in ridges Cost per acre. $2.02. potash. Can you or any of your readers the peas. They were examined in
eight or ten inches high. One man i.l Now, so far as the labor is con-| tell me if such is the case? Our November and no odor of carbon, bi--



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sulphide could be distinguished and Foul I1. ing material where they can help ever-but with a plumage that is whitein
the weevils were working. Naphthaline themselves. People forget that our the neck and barred or penciled
gave off a strong odor and no soil has no small stones, and how are elsewhere. In fact, this consular report -

weevils were found working in it. Edited by E.-W.AMSDEN..........Ormond,- Fla. fowls going to get this much-needed declares that the double or rose-
This odor was very preceptible when supply when we do not furnish them? combed varieties have been exportedto
examined on the nth of January.The Roup. We will have more to say in our England and bred there as Silver
small of injured It's the old story, but it is what next article the
per cent. peas not on roup subject, and and Gold-Penciled Hamburgs. As
by weevils when treated: with interests the poultry raisers of Florida give additional remedies that others the single-combed variety differs from
carbon bi-sulphide must therefore be more than anything else ; if we class recommend. E. W. A. the rose-combed in Belgium only in
due to the fact that the fumes soon what is known as the wart disease as Ormond, Fla., July 9. respect to comb, it is but natural to
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escape, because no one who has triedit roup, and in my opinion this is one form infer that the Campines are allied to
of it and the with which chicksare The Campines.The .
one
doubts its
sufficiently power to kill the variety known here as Hamburgs,
insects. It will be seen from the mostly afflicted. When it has developed appearance of a new breed of which have a great reputation as egg-
table that the in your flock year after year fancy fowls in this country could
of
highest per cent. un- producers. But even if this relation-
injured peas was found in the lot though you have kept it in subjection, hardly be of any special interest to the ship does exist, there is doubtless an
treated with naphthalinewhich must be the grounds, houses and everythingabout farmer or practical poultryman, but essential difference, since our Ham-
due its well-known the place will become so impregnated there is doubtless a decided interest on have been
to repulsiveness to burgs long bred to a fixed
insects and the comparatively long with the germs of the disease the part of such in the possibility of standard, and doubtless often some-
time the fumes remained. Reason that the only thing left( to do is securing a-new breed as good or better what closely (perhaps unwisely) in-
to stop hatching for a year. than any we have, or perhaps better bred whereas
ing from the facts given in the table ; the Campines, while
naphthaline,would seem to be the best Clean up everything and disinfectby adapted to individual locations.. NowI being a well defined breed, can hardly .
using a solution of do not affirm that this new breed
strong cop-
thing to, prevent weevils getting a have been so carefully bred as to
eras, dissolved 3 pounds to 5 gallons that has been given a place in the "
hold, but after they have once gotten "points, and therefore have probably
01 water, and with a wet American Standard,and thus acceptedby
into spray pump been inbred
stored grain the carbon bi-sul I not to any great extent.
phide is undoubtedly the best thingto everything down frequently; once a the American Poultry Association, i Moreover, the male Campine fowl
month is not too often. Sow the is to be found better than many of the differs in
kill them. It is not necessary to plumage from the Hamburgmale.
out-door runs down with oats or practical breeds that we already have. .
place the carbon bi sulphide down
into wheat, or what is better, set them in In fact, I have my doubts; but that is The American
the grain, but only to pour it over I Poultry Association,
the top of the grain and the heavy i Bermuda gra SSeThe neither here nor there. The breed is I at its meeting at Chicago, during theworld's
; of disease become factor in
the will last to the
germs a practical
fumes will l go down on their deadly fair, admitted both the Golden
for years, and in order to rid your poultry culture of the country, and for and Silver
mission. It acts better if the bins are Campines to a place in the
premises they must be killed, and you this reason farmers and practical poul-
first closed. As carbon bi sulphide is American Standard of Perfection, and
can never do it in our warm climateas try keepers will be interested to hear
highly inflammable it should be kepta many persons are now arranging to
long as you have subjects for it something about these new fowls. breed these
safe distance from all fire.-Texas new fowls. If they are
to feed on'Vhen you commence The new birds are called Campines, destined be
Bulletin. to as valuable on American -
< again keep a careful watch for the and there are two varieties, the Silver soil as they are said to be in Bel-
Superiority of Pedigree Pigs. first symptom and remove the chickat and Golden. They are natives of gium, it is to be hoped that no such
Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.I once, if you see any signs of it. Belgium, and they are egg producersfirst craze will arise over them as appearedin
agree with you that a farmer in Better cut its head off and bury it last and all the time, so we are the early days of Wyandottes,
Florida, at first sight, seems handi-- deep than to take any chances of told. The State Department at Washington when to meet the enormous demand

capped in competing for a prize the premises being again affected. has been gathering informationfrom that arose for that breed, almost everything -
Berkshire ham, but I believe that unless Remedies are numerous, though some of its consuls abroad con- that had any approach to a
inducements are from time to what proves effective in one case may cerning the native breeds of fowls in Wyandotte appearanee was pressed
time brought before Florida farmers, not in another. The wart disease some of the countries of Europe that into service to lay "eggs for hatch-
there is small hope of eliminating the (sometimes called sore head) is of a are unknown on this side of the water. ing."

razorback, which I believe to be necessary cankerous nature and develops very The consul at Ghent, Belgium, furn- The coming season will doubtless
in the interests of good farm- rapidly. Sometimes it attacks the ishes an interesting mass of informa- witness the importation of a great
ing. I have raised two litters of hogs, eye-lid. in others it will appear on the tion concerning the Campines, from many Campines from Belgium, and it
born the same day, side by side on nose and very frequently in the cor- which it appears that they are "hust- will not be long before we can tell
the same feed; one lot out of a native ner of the mouth. It comes as a lers" of a very high order. From his whether a valuable acquisition has
hog, by a pedigree boar, and the other wart first makes its appearance, henceits description of the energetic and per- been made to American poultrydom
lot by same boar, out of a pedigreesow. name, wart disease. This particular sistent manner in which these fowls or not.-Country Gentleman.
The thoroughbreds were not form is more prevalent in the grub their own living out of a sterile .
only half as heavy again as the others in South than in the North. If you detect soil, and the use to which they turn Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
six months, but were hardier. I lost I it when it first starts, after this living in the matter of egg production World's Fair Highest Medal and Diploma.
three half-breeds but not one thor- cleaning it so. that the outer surface or our Leghorns will have to get up
oughbred. scab is removed, then anoint the very early in the morning, indeed, if East Coast Poultry Farm

T. A. VINCENT.River sore with a caustic of some kind. We they are to maintain their present high The oldest Still and in largest the Lead.in the State.
View Fla. use blue stone. By selecting a large post of honor as "egg machines." He Poultry Supplies-Incubators and Brooders.
.-.-. piece and making it in the shape of a says that Campine hens often lay 300 Bone Mills, Clover Cutters. Our specialty is
$100 Reward, $100.. pencil, dip in water and pencil the eggs a year, and that: the average is ANIMAL Wire Netting MEAL AND at CLOVER wholesale HAY.prices, freights
The readers of this paper will be sore. This dries it up and frequentlywill fully 250 a year, a prolificacy which, if paid.Circulars. and Price List
on
pleased to learn that there is at least stop it then and there, but if it no mistake has been made,is sufficientto to hatch. application. Eggs
one dreaded disease that science has continues to grow clean it again and make the breed instantly popular. E. "". AMSDEN,
been able to cure in all its stages and pencil the second time.A From the tenor of his report it would Ormond, Fla.

that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis prominent physician told us to appear that these fowls are accustomed HATCH CHICKENS BY STEAM
the only positive cure now knownto try castor oil. Make a swab of soft for the most part to shift for themselvesin .With the improved Excelsior I Incubator
the medical fraternity. Catarrh cotton, tie to the end of a stick, Belgium,; that they are very scantily Simply Perfect &l/.R( e
being a constitutional disease, requiresa and apply to the sore. We have not supplied with food and that not- latino. operation.Thousand*Guaranteed in snoceesral -.

constitutional treatment. Hall's given this a fair trial, and hope others withstanding this neglect, both as regards centage to hatch of fertile s larger eggs per at,
Catarrh Cure is taken internally, act- will and report. Give Epsom salts in care and food, they nevertheless ClrenUrt free. Hatcher.less cost than Lowest any priced other
ing directly upon the blood and mucous drinking water to the flock, old and persist in laying eggs right along! If Ilia..Catelosnea Send 60.for GEO.II.8TAllLQBlaeyllLWorld'sFalrHighestAwards Crst-claes Hatcher made.

surfaces of the system, thereby young, a tablespoonful to each quart; they bring this characteristic with them M _
destroying the foundation of the disease also powdered charcoal in their food. from Belgium,they will certainly provean '

and giving the patient strengthby This is cleansing and a great antiseptic.It acquisition to our practical poultry Diploma
building up the constitution and will thoroughly cleanse the system, interests.In on our INCUBATOR and
assisting nature in doing its work. i and in this way ward disease. Fowlsof size, the Campines appear to be BROODER Combined.

The proprietors have so much faith in all ages should have charcoal where similar to our Leghorns, the cocks I'IfyoatntnUraUdU Old Reliable11 Poultry teffi,it vtU CW
its curative powers, that they offer they can get it at all times. It is varying, according to this consular p 71&y MC you to wad 4 Matt In Mmap tat ocr 1od

One Hundred Dollars for any case cheaper than medicine, when the report, from 4* to $% lb., and the C on Reliable Poultry GbttoAddra'Incubator. .and Brooder Co._Oulnrv Iff
that it fails to cure. Send for list of price is only five cents per pound, hens from 3 4 to 456 lb. In color, -

testimonials. Address, ground, ready for use. It is very use- the birds appear to resemble our Sil INCUBATORS&BROODERSBrooders

F. J. CHENEY & Co., ful in indigestion, and so many fowlsare ver-Penciled Hamburgs, so far at b only$5. Bart and eh..ped.fcr
Toledo, O. thus affected in Florida, caused by least as the hen is conceredthecomb tertlmonial railing chicks;send; 40 first for catalogue. _

Sold by Druggists, 75C. not having oyster shell or some grind- being both single and rose,how- 4 G.S.SINGER, Box 528Crdlngtoa,8.THE .

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private letter) says: "We have our log Awarded
CUP upal
J1ome.
(State eyes. house planned, have also planned to Highest Honors-World's FaIr

keep poultry and bees, have a good
Mr. G. H. Everett has completedhis Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, garden and keep a cow. We are both OR:

water works and irrigation plant, .St. Thomas. Fla. deeply in love with nature, and never

consisting of a 5ooo-gallon tank on If Women only Knew.For lonely in the most out of-the-way

an iron substructure, which is kept Our Rural Home. places, can readily conform to circumstances -

full by an air moter on a forty loot "If women only knew"-knew what? and make a palace out of i1tEsS

steel tower. The water is supplied bya But I can't wait to see, a board shanty. Do you think we
three-inch well. Pipes with hydrantsare For the mail has come and I quickly cut will find it hard to live in Florida ?

laid over the grove and into the The pages of F. and F-G. "We have heard much about ver- CREAM
Letters and drop on the floor
house. All the material of this: plantis I For a more papers convenient time; min and reptiles, and would like to

first class in every respect. -Lees- Just now I'm busy in looking o'er know to what extent one might expectto

burg Commercial.Up Recipes, love and rhyme.I be annoyed. You know, if you BAKINGpflft I

to this date, we are informedthe I want to find something new to cook, are a Northern woman, that we are
Indian River Steamboat Com I. There 'tis-"Do get me a bite! often troubled by ants and flies, and in j!
pany's steamers have brought 20,000 (I never can take up paper or book cities by the little red water roach
crates of pineapples to Titusviile for Till the place is quiet at night; about the sinks where there is run
And if women only knew-"Oh, come, .
the K. \V. ning hot and cold water. We drive
shipment over J., T. & Mother and wrap my toe!" MOST PERFECT MADE.
Railway; while the East Coast Line So the baby tears up OUR RURAL HOME, away and destroy the ants ; flies are
has handled this season, via Jackson While I to Tommy must go. effectually barred out by wire screens, A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder ftat
Ammonia Alum other adulterat
ville crates of pineapples, and the red roach departs before the from or any
37,344 And there she sits in her rocking-chair, 40 YEARS THE STANDARD.
which is more than double the num So calm, in the F. &. F.-G. the thrifty housewife's brushsoap and
ber of crates handled by this line The woman who knows-so I suppose- borax. But I have been told we

for the entire season of 1893.:;fact Something for you and me, would have formidable enemiesto kitchen. A pair of loose slippers, or
we are told that it is more than the With a book in her lap-she suffering? contend with in. Florida ; that better still, moccasins will be found a

Flagler Railway and the J., T. & K. If I pshaw wanted! to show them that, we might meet a 'rattler' any day in great relief to tired or tender feet.

Railway handled together last, ship- I'd twist my head in a handkerchief door yard or hen-coop. This wouldbe We all know how in the privacy of

ping season.Titusville Advocate. I And drop on the sofa flat. a phase of nature that we could our own rooms, we women like to go

The groves of Marcus L. Smith "If knew"-but they don't hardly enjoy. We want to know in our "stocking feet." These moc-
women only ,
about the disagreeable things as wellas asins-such as; I am now wearingare -
will be an exception to the rule of And you can't make them see,
light crops; they will yield more next That half the time they think they'resick. the opposite. We are prepared to the next best thing ; and may be

season than ever before. Mr. Smith miss many things that are dear to us ; made ornamental as you please, if

builds his hope of future profits in orange Th y.'re only tired like me; the babbling brooksthe, smooththick, one has time and taste for fancy word;

growing on Kings, Tangerines, .. And'Twixt all the this bitters and the and otherside all the pills, velvety grass, and our clover, the soft or of plain jeans, or other material.

Satsumas, Hart's Late and lemons, Will never cure their feminine ills, rolling hills and the long twilight Women sometimes complain of the
and where possible is converting his Till they throw away their pride. hours, after the sun has retired, climate being "enervating," when

of common into these select among other things. want of care of their health, and the
groves
behind the trunk
Let her pitch her stays "But that deprivation narrows downto real of their housework-
varieties. A plot of about two acres Put on a "Mother H." loose ; drudgery
planted to Niagara grapes he will also A garment or two for summer will do- almost nothing, when we realize whether necessary oY not-form a

convert intoa grove of Kings, being And sometimes leave off shoes; that we will escape the long eight combination it takes a very robust

satisfied that his land is not well adapted And stop her worry-take things as they months winter, with all its disagreeable physical organism to resist. They

to the grape and that for him thereis come, to the accompaniments. would find a summer "enervating"
the
Leave fuming now men; I have made this extract be. south of Canada if
more money in fine varieties of the There'll be no need in OUR RURAL HOME long anywhere they
orange.-Halifax Journal. For "Brown's Iron Bitters" then. lieving the writer will excuse me, spent every hour of the day in some
hoping to elicit all the information occupation more or less laborious, and
Lake county is distinctively in favorof For lords of creation, of course, skip all
possible for all our new friends, whomwe limited themselves to five or six hours
a railroad commission and has been The pages where we have our say,
take will gladly welcome to the land sleep at night, with never a day of
for years. This is not a new "political And when they're weak they a sip
of health and sunshine. Let none out door recreation seldom visit to
issue" here. Long before the so- Of ice water over the: way ; a
It cools them down and it warms themup hesitate to tell the truth about vermin a neighbor. Such a life-such a sac-
called "reform" movement heard
.. was snakes and anything else. If rifice-must sometimes be endured, it
ot, or even thought of, the people almost In December, just the same-
the truth will bear the light of day is true. But remember then, it's not
as a unit favored the measure. If strong and straight(if women but
knew- anywhere, it is in Florida. in the "climate," or rather it is due to
And riot have been
they are nor they ,
In regard to lawns it woulddo the climate that such alive.I .
radical in their demands. They ask But we don't-and we're not to blame) grassy women are
their eyes good to see the velvety have said nothing about the use
the of bill that will do
enactmeut a I wonder if that medicine man
Bermuda grass that covers so many : of oil or gasoline stoves; as pine
equal justice to the railroads and the Thinks Florida women don't know
people. And the Commercial has always That the only thing is ourown old plan- yards, and is fast spreading over the wood is so very cheap and plentiful,

been with the people along this If we "only knew" where to go ; one on which my eyes now rest. and in general use in the country.
We're going to camp, and wear old ED. O. R. H. The wood lights and burns so readily,
line. It favored and sustained the old
clothes, that it
seems extravagent to consumeoil
commission, and did not think that the And run, romp, bathe and fish, Summer Housekeeping
small oilstove is
law under which it acted should have While the men will make the smoky ; yet a a great
I
Sometimes I said the
fires as we change convenience, particularly when hot
,
been repealed, but strengthened and
And cook our favorite dish. program. Today being a delightfullycool water is wanted at night, in cases of
made as effective as necessary.-Lees- .. "boiled dinner" is the
one a on sickness-thus saving the trip to the
burg Commercial. All who have definite ideas on stove, while light bread is in the oven kitchen. Women must lear to save

Agent Russell informs us that he is building houses in Florida, those who and I am writing this. So, my dear themselves, and suit their habits to

having about. seventy-five crates of have had experience and those who reader, if you do not like the flavor of this country and this climate. But

Niagara grapes for shipment at the express have not, will confer a favor by sending bean-porridge just pass this column, many having them already formed

office every day now. He has i articles to OUR RURAL HOME (it's not a dainty dish, I confess, nor will not change, but continue in the ,

succeeded by persistent effort in securing upon the subject. Let us help one one of my favorites). same old ruts.

a greatly reduced rate for another. It will be a two-fold pleas- The supper will be the cold meal When the back begins to ache, or

grape shipments .by express. The ure.Articles this evening ; a rice pudding now that miserable feeling of fatigue crawls

rates are reduced nearly half from on the inside arrangementsof baking and tea will be made at noon, over the body, right then is the timeto

what they were last year. Most of our homes, our doors, windows, and allowed to get cold by setting the lie down-better still, take rest

the shipments are to southern markets hangings, furniture, etc., as well as teapot in a bucket ofcold water. before and prevent "that tired feeling;"

and are said to be realizing good pri the planning of grounds immediately One of the advantages of doing but if the hundred-and-one duties

ces. Tne express rate to Atlanta is adjoining the house, have been solic- your own work and of living in Flor- have allowed us a moment for thoughtof

only 22 cents per crate and other ited, and on any subject touching our ida, is not having to tread in any self, take that thought nowbetterlate

points are correspondingly low. home interests will be gratefully beaten path. Any new plan that sim- than never-as I shall do imme

Agent Russell has sent circulars to all received. plifies the dull duties of kitchen diately. There's a good deal in

the prominent dealers and commissionmen The Pennsylvania correspondent is routine should be gratefully adoptedit knowing how to rest-which shall be

in the southern cities, giving not the only one who has very defi- matters not if 'twas never heard of my next theme.Dr. .

them the names of grape growers nite ideas about the building of a log "up North." 4

hereabouts, and has received numerous house. Dress comfortably, that is, wear as; Price's Cream Baking Powder .
responses.-Orlando Reporter. Another writing from Chicago (a little clothing as possible in the World's Fair Highest Award.


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f@lrrm soft rugs here and there on the How Imported Jams Are Made. I dry and then use. This treatmenthas

"How floors, light the lamp and placeit A number of makers of Scotch and : it is said, the effect to make the
iron
should be taken/ I
on the table among the new English jams recently testified beforea brushing especially effective.

papers and journals, and when the tired select committee of the House of To clean silver, first wash to re-

husbandman comes home at night- Lords charged with determining move all the grease from the silver,

a flROW fall, when the cricket chirps on the whether it is expedient to have the then rub with a woolen cloth wet with

hearth, and looks around his humble origin of certain products marked ammonia and whiting and polish on

home, he needen't care to call Queen thereon as to whether they were home the chased and filigree parts with a

: Victoria cousin, although he is calleda grown, foreign grown, or mixed. tooth brush. This whiting is wet

IRON Cracker. No carpets, paint, wall From the testimony given, it appears with ammonia and made into cakes or

paper or even many inside doors are that "hundreds of tons of bad boxes, and agents are around selling

needed. Portieres of denim may' be fruit are made into jam," and that "it it for fifty cents a box, that, the

hung in the wide doorways and can was mixed with fresh fruit," treated probability is, costs them ten cents.It .

I BITTERSTake be drawn aside and two rooms thrown with chemical flavors and falsely la- is nice to clean glass windows and

into one. beled. One witness testified that he all kinds of glass ware.

Will not the readers of "Our Rural "had seen fruit in the Glasgow mar To polish brass kettles that are very

Iron-says the physicianandyou Home" help to plan such a home? ket in a high state of fermentation.The much tarnished, first rub with a solu-
take It-how?-:In o pcrscrip-
t' tion-what's tho result?-constipation We wish to increase our obligationsto jam makers used spirits of wine tion of oxalic acid, then dry and polish

and blackened teeth-how Mr.Dudley W.AdamsMr.Hubbardand and other deleterious substances to with rottenstone or the finest emery.

should you takelt-<-Brown's Iron others, who have given materialaid bring the fruit back to its originalstate Oranges and lemons will keep wellif

Bitters-that gives you iron in the in making our groves, by asking ; then it was mixed with glucose, hung in a wire net in a cool and airy

most palatable form-no injury to them to help to plan our house. stuff that was made at the tanneries, place.A .
the teeth-no constipation-it's
fect, you will admit-what's it good per- MARY. and something that was made from drop of oil and a feather will do

for?impure blood,dyspepsia,neu- Lancaster-Pa. ...e Indian corn, of which he had forgotten away with the creaking in a door or

ralgia, biliousness, nervousness, The Love of Grape Fruit. the name, and it was sold as pre- creaking chair.

weakness of the system-It's wonderfully The Simkinses consider that their served fruit." When milk is used in tumblers wash

ti and women-you good for should debilitated try a bottle.men. discovery of the grape fruit-a discovery Another witness stated as follows : them first in cold water, afterwards

Brown Chemical Co. Baltimore, Kd.. which they made in the Co "A great deal of the fruit which was rinse in hot water.A .

lumbian year-almost outranks in importance landed from abroad was in a state of little flour dredged over a cake

the discovery of America. decomposition, and it was very often before icing will keep the icing from

They had had tried the temptinglooking treated chemically at the jam works. spreading and running off.

big orange before, but had neg-- Foreign fruit was cheaper than our Bread and cake bowls, or any dishesin

Florida Houses Again. lected to look in cook-books or con- own. If the jam were labeled as which flour and eggs have been

I For Our Rural Home. sult their neighbors. They cut it up : made of foreign fruit it would have to used, are more easily cleaned if placed
About twelve when
made first investment years ago,in Florida we and ate it, orange-fashion, taking off be sold at a lower price, and there 'in cold water after using.

our the rind, but retaining the inner skin. would be a better market for English White sheepskin rugs may be cleansed -
soil informed that if after
S we were The result was, of course, a set of wo- preserves. It could not be detected by scrubbing them with castile soap
residence could
seven years we go fully puckered mouths and very wry when made up as a jam." and water and drying thoroughly in
and
before
a notary public attest to faces, and a smart addition to the Mr. T. F. Blackwell, chairman of the sun.
good citizenship, we might attain the
swill-barrel. Messrs. Crosse & Blackwell, testified
distinction of called "Cracker.
." We being it a It was, literally, a "lady from Phil- that : "In the manufacture of jam AGENTS$75 AA WEEK
never thought was an adelphia" that taught the Simkinses : the quality and freshness of the fruit using or selling PRACTICAL HOME,
offensive term and do not now think ,
: better. "You take off the outer skin," was the essential element," and thatit PLATING DYNAMO.Themod.'
it is. I believe the name originated V1 era method, used in all factories
said she, "split the grapefruit into its would be "quite impossible" for his 4 : to plate new goods. Plates gold,
i cattle owners who cracked Y silver,nickel, etc, on watches,
,
among smallest divisions, then take out the company to "make use of the fruit jewelry,table-ware,bicycles and
long whips when rounding their all metal Roods; One outfits for
up seeds and take off the inner skin, arriving in bad condition. He had agents; different sizes; always

herds. leaving nothing but the pulp. Thus no doubt inferior jam could be madeof I experience ready; no ;battery no limit; no to toy platingneel.d ; no
The foregoing is an explanation to ; a great money maker.
you will get rid of the disagreeablebitter inferior fruit, English or foreign, w J.P.HARRISON&CO., Clerk No.15, Columbus Ohio.
for the
I Aunt Fanny not an apology
,
taste, and have as your rewardfor but it would be easy for the consumerto
of the word.
I use a little trouble the most pleasantand detect it. He thought most peo- IIYP"N'OTIS'I' ,! XUTSH1 Now about building houses : out. Tells al this won
healthful acid in the world." ple l knew a good article from a bad derful subject. Whatever your views are on
A comfortable, sanitary, and inex- The Simkinses became enthu- Hypnotism,you will find this book of great value.
pensive house is needed, one that is soon one.The Published price,50 cents. Sent free transportation -
siastic. They learned to sprinkle the moral of this is to inspect imported prepaid, if you remit 25 cents for subscription -
enough to accommodate a family to Home and Hearth, the
large elegant
of three and the that : pulp with sugar, leaving it over night, jams and buy only known and household monthly Address HOMES AND
stranger may and got a delicious dish for the break- reliable makes. American jams oughtto HEARTHS PUBLISHING CO., New York.
Warm climates
within
tarry our gates. fast-table. They also learned to makea command the American market.-
demand thick and tight walls to keep salad for the table American Grocer. LIGHTNING
grapefruit WELL
supper }
J MACJgNERYworks.
out the hot air, and to avoid giving LARGEST ;
taking their hint from a recent articlein --*.- All kinds f of tool*. l
hospitality to ambitious creatures that Ad.inmntine proce811i;can take core. Perfected Economical -
The Independent, which advised Hints to Housekeepers.To Artesian Pumping Ultra to work by Steam Air,etc.
want to be on intimate terms with Lit us help YOU. THE AMERICAN WELL WORKS,
them to scatter the bits of pulp over Aurora, III.: Chicago 111. Dallas Tex.
i ; man. Rough brick, or coquina and keep tins in a state of dazzling
the lettuce leaves
leaveno
cement, are desirable materials, but taking care to brilliancy wash them inside and out
bit of the inner skin and
a too costly, so we come back to the to"smother" with hot water and soda. Dry them t '.

ancient log house, and believe that the whole in a delicate and rub the outside with paste madeof

pine logs hewn and piled, with pro- mustard mayonnaise or ,of or lemon a dressing juice. of oil and whiting and water. When this has I iJI I4 $ iI

jecting cross ends at the corners (on dried, rub it off with a soft cloth and
This healthful fruit is often called _
with leather and .
which the Marechal Niel rose can polish dry whiting.To

clutch) the inter spaces well chinked, captain the shaddock who, so transported named from the the plant sea- clean marble boil four ounces "JUST WHAT I HAVE BEEN! LOOKING FOR"Said

1 the inside walls coated with rough of soft soap with four of powdered
from Polynesia to America. The a Bank President! to his Cashier who
grey plaster made hard with lime, whiting and one of soda. Apply hot, was also his Son-in-law. They were ridingthrough :
t sand, and cement so they can name more properly belongs, how- and let it remain on the marble a dayor : the country last fall and stopped to
ever, to a coarser variety than that examine. string of Page Fence. Taking the
be washed down with a sprayof two. address from I the tag.he ordered fence for his
sold in our Northern markets. The "Satisfied?" So well that the Son-
; vineyard.
water then with To polish jewelry use a paste of
a large fireplacein in-law. who was In poor health, took the
I beautifultree
every room for good ventilation, grapefruit grows on a very powdered chalk and spirits of wine. agency and has since sold $1800 worth In four
thirty or forty feet high. townships! besides fully regaining his health.
as Aunt Fanny suggests, besides large There is a false economy which To-day. Juno 2.)th, he contracts at the factory
windows, shaded by shutters being On the whole, happy is the house- costs more than it returns, such as for a larger: field.
hold with a "fad" for grapefruit.The old medicine bottles PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Mich.
hung on hinges above, so they may olive's saving partly-
is "cleaner" than the
be set at any angle; and last, but not taste used prescriptions, the tacks taken

least, good hard-wood yellow pine the acid is pleasanter than the orangeor from the carpet, for working days to FRUIT TREES.FOR. .
lemon and devotion to these big
; floors, the boards well matched, so no save or make that which can be .

dust can accumulate, and which can yellow globes will save you many a bought for a few cents. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write .
; and bill.The Golden
easily be kept clean. We think sucha doctor's pill A new method of cleaning clothesis

house would be desirable from all Rule. suggested. Dip the clothes brushin for Catalogue and price list.

points of view. Hang up pretty pictures -I Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder the yolk of an egg, so that the JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,

on the gray walls, throw Most Perfect Made.\ bristles are quite wet. Allow it to I ThomagTllle, Ga.


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OF SUBSCRIPTION Sample Copies. employes (Debs uses this word, The plants absorb the soda simply

Por One Year ...............................*2- Our edition of June prepared to though strikers are no longer em- because it is forced upon them. In
Por Six Months........................ ..... x.oo 30, detach Pullman car the alkali of
... ......... ployes) may a many places on plains
In Foreign Countries ........ .e 3>o be laid before the National Editorial
in all cash in and still call the train a mail train the far West there is a species of grass
Subscriptions cases
advance. No discount allowed on one's Association, contains much useful information I which the company are bound to ('Jolium perenne) which possesses an

own subscription(except in a club), but to for intending settlers. We haul, then they may detach every immunity against the alkali and grows

all agents a liberal cash, commission will still have copies for sale at five cents thing up to the mail car itself, and uninjured by it, while other plants absorb

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby each will mail them without even cut the express end off from so much of it that it kills them.
them. Write for terms. or we
To every new subscriber we will send, addresses furnished that, and still be guiltless of "inter- On the other hand, there is another
to by our
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- charge ference with the transmission of the grass, called by the Mormon farmers
Ing in Florida." For two new subscribers subscribers. mails !I" Was there ever more dis- vilfa, which absorbs alkali, (though

at $2.00 each, we will send, gusting sophistry and effrontery ? without injury to itself) to such an ex-
of Moore's "Orange Merits of the Great Strike.
postpaid, a copy
The pity of it was that the Federal tent that cattle grazing on it are
Culture. The strike made the
original was by
Rates of advertising on application. troops could not intervene to preventthe sickened.In .
Pullman
Remittances should be made by check, employes of the Company burning of a simple freight-car, another article this Ward tries

postal note money order or registered because the latter had dischargedsome because that act did not interfere with I to prove that nitrate of soda has a
thousands of their and
letter to order of employes the transmission of the mails. It was double value for the farmer; one for
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER reduced the of those retained.
wages the province of the militia or the po its nitrogen and one for its soda.
Jacksonville, Fla. President Debs of the American Rail-
lice to prevent this, and for many The experiments of Lawes and

NOTICE I way Union in says the employes house-rent were days at first they were absent or in Gilbert demonstrated years ago the

$70,000 arrears on efficient.Let worth of potash and the worthlessness -

If you receive a copy of this alone which (they the company were unable owns to the village This), us hope that these impudent of soda for agricultural uses.

did order pay. European Anarchists yet receive .
which not may
you
paper be but the other hand
consider it an invitation to sub- may true hard, times, on the such a lesson that they will rememberit Order and Anarchy Typified.Not .

scribe. If you do not want it, owing building to cars at, an actual companywere loss to their dying day, if, indeed, they long ago a Jacksonville daily

kindly hand it to a neighbor. varying from $12 to $300 on everycar survive that lesson. published on the front page two portraits
,
simply in order to hold their which conveyed a whole sermonon

CONTENTS. business together and give work to as Agricultural Frauds. the two opposing and enduring Off

THE PINERy-The Pineapple- ; Pine Culturein many hands as possible until better Many of our exchanges are carryingan forces which are at work in America.

the Interior... ........................ 435 times returned. advertisement of "antifermentine"as One of these was that of General '
GROVE AND ORCHARD-A Commercial View Many of these employes were a preservative of articles of human Miles, a calm, grand face of the

Trust of Lemons.....;.Papaws... .. ..and.... Figs S ...;..An....Orange....... 436 skilled laborers, receiving from $2.50up food. It is put forth with emphasis as American type, standing for law and '

Best Peach Culture; Pecan Taproots; Replyto to $7 a day; and they had accumulated one of its chief claims that "it is per- order; the other that of Governor
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Mr. Tysen TRUCKER-Potato; Had Four Taproots Growing in 437 $488,000 in the savings banksof fectly harmless." The editor of the Altgeld, a wolfish and hungry face,
FARMER
AND
the South; Sweet Potatoes the Second Pullman. Rural New Yorker secured a specimenof fitly typifying the accursed spirit of
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Year; Preventives for Weevils. 438 Anarchism which is
it and had it the State European now
Rather than submit to this reduction analyzed at
POULTRY-Roup; The Campines.............. 439
Superiority of Pedigree Pigs .............. 239, ,refusing to believe the word of the Experiment Station, and it was foundto seeking to dominate Chicago.
OUR RURAL HOME-Florida Houses; Summer company as to the amount lost in the be chiefly borax. .
Housekeeping............... ......... ... 440 I construction of every car, they exer- There is an agricultural humbug by State Agricultural College.

Florida Fruit; Houses How Imported Again; The Jams Love are of Grape Made; cised their inalienable right and struck. the name of Andrew H. Ward, livingin The catalogue of the State Agricul-

Hints to Housekeepers ................ 441 After some weeks of unavailing Boston, whose mission seems to be tujal College is, for the most part, a
EDITORIAL-Melons and Patriotism; Sample convince American farmers that creditable of and
Copies; State Agricultural College; Mer- contention, Debs ordered the American to very piece printing
its of the Great Strike; Agricultural Railway Union to support the soda can be used instead of potash as binding, and it was very properly donein

Without Frauds; Excuse Order and......Anarch..........Typified..........; 442 I strikers by refusing to handle any a fertilizer. Doubtless he has a private the State. It contains 76 pages_
Markets; Pineapple Prices; The Best Ham 243 trains hauling Pullman cars. In an speculation at work. His numerous and enumerates a total of 187 students133 ,

Weather and Crops. Business Notices, interview he made the sensible state- effusions sometimes: to our surprise, men and 54 women-which is

Lemon Florida .Boxes. ..;..Oleo.....;...Encouraging........ ........for.. 444 ment that all employes have a rightto creep into papers of good standing. certainly a good exhibit for the first
Egyptian Cotton Imported................ 445 strike work, but that the right ends Thus in the last number of the New year of the experiment of coeduca-
)MISCELLANEOUS:> r the Best Money; In- with this simple action and involvesno England Farmer we find one of his tion. The participation of the women -
terculture............. ................ 746 I I
right to interfere with their ex-employer's articles under the heading "Sodium in in the studies and labors of the
The first few institution in all of the
business or to restrain other Agriculture. paragraphsare appears nearly

Weather in Jacksonville. workmen from filling their places. He as follows: numerous illustrative engravings. The

.. added that the disorders and riotingwere "By recent German chemists, Atter- State College evidently advanced last
a a .; bO II.= .son =0 committed by miscreants not burg and Wagner, each by himself, it has year a good deal more than one year'sordinary
rI: .E been found that presence
DATE. A. tE II
00 ------ - able organization, and intimated that ash its place with the soda. f
supplying
......... 80 87 80 0.03
July 4... ........ z 77 8i! 76 12 82 T they were hired by the companies to Sodium compounds are found in the Without Excuse.
July 5.......... 82 21 70 21 80 0.37July do these dastardly acts simply to alien- bodies of vegetables and animals. Plants The Pullman Company have been
6.......... 80 81 89 74 15 82 0.02
July 7.......... 80 80 84 71 13 78 0.23 ate public sympathy from the orderly growing near the sea contain sulphate, censured for rejecting all overtures to
July 8. ..... 78 81 74 1M 83 0.00July iodide. and chloride of sodium. arbitration saying they "have nothingto
9............ 80 77 $$2 74 13 80 0 07 strikers. "Sodium salts are however, not charac- "
- arbitrate. When they made their
The United States Government dispatched teristic of vegetable life in the same
Bean ........ 79 080 088.073.0 15.081.0 *0.72 their workmen mentioned
troops to Chicago to prevent sense that potassium salts are. Sodium statement to -
Total- Trace.rainfall.T interference with the transmission of appears to be generally equally diffused in another column, the workmen

E. R. DEMAIN, Observer. the mails and with inter-state com- throughout the whole organism. would not believe it. The company
"The sodium salts contained in the then offered to show their books to a
Then this Debs had the
merce. ashes of plants combine with the phos-
Melons and Patriotism. inconsistency and the impudenceto phate of the alkali earths to form insolu- committee of the workmen, and the

Mobile telegraphed to the Alabama send a protest to President ble compounds. For this reason the latter declined the offer. They pre-
Cleveland telling him that the presence of sodium compounds in the ferred to give out stories as to the grind-
Congressmen requesting them to use
ashes of has often been overlook-
plants exactions of the for the
their influence to secure more prompt strikers had not interfered with the ing company ti

and vigorous action on the part of the transmission of the mails, but that the ed."It has long been known that if the rent of dwellings in Pullman, when

Government against the Chicago rio. railroad companies themselves were plant sal soda which grows near the sea the fact is they had the full privilegeof

ters. It is pleasant to see the former the guilty ones because they refusedto and which yields an ash rich in soda living in other villages close by,
haul mail trains from which Pullman salts, be transplanted to an inland situa- and a large proportion of them do.
advocates of State sovereignty urging -
tion, the ash gradually loses soda and .
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that more power should be exercisedby cars had been detached gains in potash until at last the whole of
the United States Government. It Now, what is a mail train ? It is the former disappears. On the other Last winter several of our orange

is pleasant to note how the immense not simply a locomotive, a tender anda hand, if inland plants are grown near the growers were fleeced by "curbstone"

fruit and vegetable interests of the mail car. It is a passenger train sea, the reverse change takes place. commission merchants in Washington,
this it would that soda
South are uniting the two sections bya with a mail car added. No railroad can"From be substituted for potash appear in the plantor D. C., and the Senate has now passeda ..

more indissoluble bond. company contract to carry the mail potash for soda, as is most convenientand bill providing that any body in the
alone; if they did, they would haveto cheapest to use." District that does a fraudulent com-

Any commission merchant who charge the Government a higher The general statements above madeare mission business may be prosecutedand

makes a point of offering larger prices price than at present. There is a tacit mostly correct, but the inference punished by a fine not to exceed

than the rest of the trade is a good understanding to this effect on the drawn from them in the last paragraphis $1,000 or imprisonment not to exceed

one to avoid. part of the Government. If the absolutely false and misleading. five years,

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]VIal'I ets. prime per 100, 20.00; Florida, choice, per
i 100( 26.00 to 30.00; prime, per 100, 18.00 to FERTILIZERS
""' ""'- ""- 25.00 small
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JACKSONVILLE:FLA.., July-13.- 16.00. Honey, extracted, California per
FRUITS AND PRODUCE. lb 5l] to 6; extracted Southern Ib 5 to 5J.! '
Corrected by Marx Bros. Potatoes-Imports for the week-Ber-
These are CHAPMAN & SUDLOW
average quotations.
Extra
choice
mudas 18,834 bbls. Havana
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor ; 7,155 bbls.
lots sell lower. Receipts have not been very large this ,

Lemons,Fla., ..... .... .............. 2.00 week and with a good demand market JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.
Messina............. ......._ has ,
Pineapples, crate, ...... ..............2.50103.50 4.00 held steady but prices have shownno Manufacturers of
Mangoes, crate ........ .... .... ..... improvement. The receipts from HIGH; GRADE
Limes, 12 qt crates .... .............. 150 Long Island or Jersey have not increased i ERTIJIIE1
Cocoanuts... .......... ............. 3.50104.00.50 Ground and Steamed Bone a Caustic
Peanuts, best brand..... ............. 0410.05 sufficiently to have any influence on the ways on Hand. Every Specialty.Kind of Raw Soda and Flower of Sulphur Al-
Guavas,3-peck box ........,.......... market, but liberal arrivals expected material at Current Rates.
Peaches, crate.........................i.ooto 1.50 1.50 from* these sections in a very short time. -Send for Pamphlet on -
Canteloupesbbl................. .....i.oo to :.0o Prime Southern Rose have sold ORANGE TREE, PINEAPPLE AND VEGETABLE FERTILIZERS.
Melons. .............. to. generally -
Florida cabbage, per 100............... .05 10 at 1.37 to 1.50 with fair grades 1.25
Potatoes, ......... ................ 5.00 2.50 and poor lower. Chili reds commands
r Western potatoes 5 bbls.... ........ almost
Onions, bbl .......... ................ 2.2 as much as Rose, though quality BARNETT ORAL
Henb........ .-....,................... .30 to 3.25 has to be strictly prime to realize over BARNETT ,
Roosters...................,....... .25 to .35 1.37, good stock going at 1.25 bbl.
Broilers............................... .20 to.30.z s Picked stock or anything per culledor BROS. 159 South Water St., Chicago,
Turkeys, per pound,gross........ .. to poorly
Ducks..........*........... ........-... 35.13 to .1.50 4 unattractive ranges down as to condi- FRUITS DEALERS IN FRUITS.
Geese...._,..............0............. tion.] :Market cleaned up well to-day
figgs........ -VEGETABLES.-..... ......... ...... .50.11 and: closes firm. Old potatoes pretty well CHICAGO r I We respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.

Corrected by Davis & Robinson. cleaned up neglected and nominal. A few We are now making a specialty of

A Onions, Fla., crate ..... .............i.oo to 1.25 North Carolina red sweet potatoes have
Yellow Yams, bush........ .......... .60 appeared but hardly in to ORANGES
Jersey Sweets, bush..... ... ......... .60 quantity establish ,
Cauliflower, Fla.,each................. reliable quotations.
Lettuce, doz.,... ....................... .20 North Carolina Rose, prime, per bbl, and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.
Squash,crate......................... I.00 1.37, to 1.50 Southern seconds
i Celery................. ............,.. .. .40 ; ,80c to 1.12; We
j Egg Plants, bbl...................... 2.00 Southern culls, 50 to 75c; Sweets, N. C., want reliable agents at all principal shipping points.
Tomatoes.............................. .50 to i.oo red( per bbl. 2.00 to 4.00.
Green Corn,doz ..... ................. .10 References, by permission:-National Shoe and Leather
Sweet Pepper, bu., demand........ i.oo Vegetables.Receipts Bank, New York,
Okra, bu............ ... ............ i.oo since Monday exclusive of potatoes the Volusia County Bank, DeLand, Fla., and the Commercial Loan and Trust Co.
Cucumbers, crates..................... .75 to i.oo have been as follows:
Cowpeas,shelled, peck. ............. .50 .. -. -- Pennsylvania -
Green Beans, crate ..... ............. .75 Kaiiroaa at rier 2y, New York, 7,215
Peas,crate .................. ...i.ootoi.so packages, including: 3,878 onions, 2,111
New beets, with tops,barrel crate..... 1.75 cucumbers and 877 tomatoes at How to Sell
Pumpkins, each....................... .05 to .15 ; Jersey Pineapples.THE
.. Parsley,per daz. bunches............ .10 City 1,084 packages, including: 268 onions .
Water cress, per doz. bunches, none.. '" and 686 tomatoes. Old Dominionline
1 Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ .25 1] 20,000 packages, including: 4,200 bbls
Green onions ......
doz. bunches.
# per .20
Pepper,hot,bushel, no demand...... 1.00Sa&e and 19,600 crates cucumbers and 4,450 to- JACKSONVILLE FRUIT
I well cured lb...................... .15 matoes. Savannah line 17,000 packages, AUCTION CO.
Lima Beans, shelled, qt................ .10 mostly tomatoes.
1 .. .' Imports for the week, 3,159 bags Are offering splendid inducements to

Pineapple Prices. Eyyptian onions; last week 8,692 bags PINEAPP E SHIPPERS.We .

New York, July 9.Florida, "garden" Egyptian. are prepared to make liberal advances on shipments of pines. Also in position to sell
fancy per 100, 25.00 to 50.00; usual kinds, Egg Plant moves slowly unless choice: over-ripe stock here or refrigerate at slight expense,and guarantee arrival in perfect condition
5.00 to 10.00; Havana, extra, 12.00 to sales at about 2.00 to 3.00 per bbl and 50c East or West. .

14.00; No.2 to No., 6.00 to 10.00; Straw- to 1.25 per basket. lAhdte to Us, We Can Help You.

berry extra, 9.00 to 10.00; No. 2 to No. 1, Green Corn.-Jersey has arrived more .
We are now handling Oranges, Peaches. Potatoes, both
and
6.00 to 8.00; No. 4 to No. 3, 3.00 to 5.00. freely and prices range low; Southern ples. Remain open all summer, to handle Grapes and Melons.new QUICK sweet RETURNS.Tomatoes and Pineap

Pines have arrived from Havana, as neglected and hardly worth expenses. TfiOS. 1 3. TOWflS, President.
usual, in very poor condition, and sold at Squash plenty, dull and weak, with' .
a heavy loss to the shipper. Florida pines poor dragging heavily.
arrived in good order, and sold at 4.80 to String beans in fair request but prices
6.00 per crate.Chicago.Florida. range low; Long Island plenty and Southern FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

stock from 4.00 to have about stopped coming.
5.00 per crate. Tomatoes, trade was rather slow and r .

market weak and favoring buyers until An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
the close, when market has improved best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300.000.
New York Markets. BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and on
under a more active demand and paper
lighter order. Write for price list and terms.
New York, July 9.-Pears-Georgia Le- receipts and prices are considerably -: OFFICERS
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Conte are arriving more freely, and
i pears higher for all grades.
GEO. R. FAIRBANKS President.
., D. GREENLEAF,
VIce-President.
selling well when choice, a few fancy exceeding -, Eggplant, Florida, per bbl, 2.00 to 3.00, ALBERT M. IV1!S Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary.
quotations, but many are green green corn, So-J'y, per 100, 50 to 75c; DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E. G. Hill Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
and and some have to below in- Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Cnitcher Orange do.; D. Greenleaf. Duval Co.
poor go onions ;
Egyptian, per bag, 1.00; potato, B. M. Baer.- Duval Co.: A. Brady, Brevard d. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V.. Hillyer,
Co.LF.
side quotations. A few early varieties per bbl, 1.75 to 2.00; squash, L. I., per Marion Co.; John M. Bryan.. Osceola Co.; Putnam Co.; :M. S. :Moreman St.
i from Jersey have appeared, but are poor bbl, bOc to 1.00; Southern !marrow, per Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby,'Volusia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co.
and little attention. Address correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla
receiving Stencils
bbl, 50c to 1.00 tomatoes, Ga. carrier
; with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
Peaches-Arrivals increase slowly, and 75c to 1.50; Fla., carrier, 50cto 1.00; :Miss.,
nearly all stock is green and poor, espe case, 50 to 75c; :Md. and Del., carrier, 1.50 -
cially that from Jersey, and buyers take to 2.25; Norfolk Acme, crate, 1.25 to 1.50; ing the preparation, curing and handlingof The ham selected by the State Com-

I hold sparingly. Norfolk common, crate, 75c to 1.00; Jersey the ham from slaughter to the date of mittee will then be forwarded to the
Grapes-Only small lots arriving, and per box, 1.25 to 1.50. shipment of the ham to the committeeon International Jury of awards for the
market is irregular in both quality and awards. final competition.On .

value; choice Niagara in demand. THE BEST HAM. Fourth-The above premium is offeredfor receipt of the report of said com-
Melons-Receipts of watermelons for the purpose of developing data of the mittee at the office of the American
the week have been 192 car loads against greatest value to swine breeders and Berkshire Association, the premiumwill
103 car loads last week and 50 car loads Premium of One Hundred Dollars dealers in pork products, and while the be awarded and the pigs shipped to

the previous week. The demand has Offered by A. J. Lovejoy, Ros- exact weight and variety of the rations the successful .
been fair, but the increased offerings have coe, Illinois. fed the barrow for this competition is competitor.A.. J. LOVEJOY,
been rather in of current wants not Roscoe, Illinois.
excess required, competitors are earnestly
The premium will consist of boar and
1 and the market has gradually declined, requested to keep accurate account of ...
two pigs of that
breeding
closing rather weak sow my own the and each kind of food
though fancy large weight report
could not be purchased at private sale for
melons occasionally command a premium. hundred dollars in cash. consumed by the barrow prior to killing. If you feel weak
Muskmelons\ in fair supply from South one Fifth-Entries on the form prescribedby and all worn out takeBROWN'S
Carolina, and a few Carolina and Georgia CONDITIONS.FirstThat : the American Berkshire Association,
+ arriving; choice in good demand and firm, the ham entered in the must be filed for the above premiumwith IRON BITTERS

but green or poor melons neglected. competition for the above prize must be the Secretary of the Association, .
Pears, Jersey common bbl 3.00 to 4.00; from a pure-bred and recorded Berkshire prior to December 31, 1894. Can tell
about the
one
Georgia LeConte, bbl 5.00 to 7.00; car- barrow. Sixth-The time and place? for compe- any" us "tree
rier 1.50 to 2.00; crate 1.00 to .50; Florida Second That early notice of intentionto tition in each State will be announced, tomato ?

-j carrier, 1.75 to 2.25. Peaches, Maryland \ compete for said premium must be so as to give ample time for the curingof ,
and Delaware Hales per crate 1.00 filed with the Secretary of the American the ham and completing arrange- The new movement to consolidatethe

to 1.50; basket .60 to 1.50; Florida, car- Berkshire Association, Col. Charles F. ments for the State competition. fruit and vegetable growers of

; rier 2.00 to 4.00. Grapes, Florida Niagara Mills, Springfield, Illinois. Seventh-The selection of the best ham Florida is certainly a step in the right
per 24lb case 1.50 to 3.00; Champion Third-That each competitor shall file from each State to compete for this direction and should have the
1.00 to 2.00. Muskmelons, Ch'n per bbl 1 with his entry a full and complete state- International premium, will be made by hearty
1:50: to 3.50; Florida, bbl, 1.00 to 2.00; ment of the method of feeding the barrow three disinterested and reputable reSI- support of every one interested in the

basket 7$ to 1.75 Watermelons, Georgia : and detailed information concern- dents of the respective States. prosperity of our State. .




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WEATHER AND- ,-.- CROPS, there are hundreds of brands


For Week -Ending July 9. REMEMBER(so called) on the market that are not White

Nearly average conditions prevailed Lead, composed largely of Barytes .and other materials'But
generally throughout the State during
the week, and the reports of, correspon- ,the number of brands genuine
dents show that the weather has had avery -- -
favorable effect on crops. ,As mightbe t- &
expected from the local character of Sn1cdyPureWhite Lead.

the summer rains in Florida, some places
had less than the ,normal amount, while
others,had much more the average for] is limited. The following brands are standard "Old Dutch" process,

the State showing a slight excess. The< when or father were boys:
and just'as good as they were you your
showers were, for the most part light, SHORTEST QUICKEST
but,they occurred nearly every day in "ANCHOR" (Cincinnati). RED SEAL" (St. Louis). ,
sections and, caused further improvement cc ECKSTEIN""(Cincinnati). KENTUCKY (Louisville).
many in prospects. The uncertainty SOUTHERN, (St.Louis and Chicago). ATLANTIC (New York).
attending crop the shipment of per- COLLIER (St. Louis). "JEWETT (New York). MOST ATTRACTIVE

ishable freight has prevented growers* If you want colored paint tint any of the above strictly pure leads with National Lead Co.s
from sending forward melons and pine- Pure White Lead Tinting Colors a pound of color to 25 pounds of lead. The best merchantssell

apples, except to near-by points. Some them,the best painters use them.A .
thousand dollars have been saved property-owners by having our book on ROUTEBETWEEN
report pines rotting in the fields for want good many
of a market. Fortunately the greater painting and color-card. Send us a postal card and get both free.

part of, the pineapple and melon crops cd. ror, fKX S ::aahTDJo., NATIONAL_ LEAD CO., New York.to .
had been marketed before the transpor-
tation troubles: ; began. FLORIDA POINTS

Westeren District.-Showers on nearly market has caused shipments to falloff shipper that imagines that all he has to THE NORTH
every day of the week have greatly improved greatly as the growers fear to forward do is to throw the fruit in a box, bag or AND .
crop prospects in'extreme western except to near points. Sweet potatoesare barrel and ship_it, will find that he is! unsuited THE; "
Florida and brought to an end the. later than usual,but are growing rap- to the business before the season
drought that had'prevailed: some counties idly. Cow peas'are making good growth., expires. There is as much money in
for several weeks.' Favored localItIes Mangoes: will soon be gone; Guavas are proper grading and packing as in grow- FLORIDA CENTRAL AND
had showers during the period'of drought developing rapidly. Preparations for, ing fine fruit,and the person who studies -

and:in'such crops are looking well while planting fall gardens and truck fields an ornamentation as well as farming, will, .;. PENINSULARVIA -

those on adjoining! farms were greatly still in progress. Highest temperature, net best results .
damaged. The eastern counties of the 94; lowest, 70; mean, 82; normal, 84; -
district had too much rain this week; in average rainfall, 1.31; normal rainfall, Secretary Wilson on Oleo.
some sections the showers were' so frequent 0.98. While recently on his way to Nash- LAKE CITY MACQN ATLANTATO
and heavy as to interfere materi- E. R. Demain, Director. ville, Secretary Wilson of the National ,

ally'with farm work. It is thought b\ Jacksonville Fla., July 10, 1894. Dairy Union, stopped at St. Louis and in
much rain will the of his remarks to the butter
some farmers that so course
t, t
cause cotton' to grow too rapidly and Business, Notices.: merchants of that city, said: "The sale Nashville, St. Louis and\ ChicagoWith

cause shedding. It,was a good week for of oleomargarine last year, according to but one change of sleepers, connects
setting sweet potatoes and planting peas., Douglass Shoes.We call attention to, Government reports: reached the enor- also at Atlanta for NEW YORK and KANSAS
advertisement of W. L.Douglas1 The Florida Central and Peninsular
the new of of CITY.
Corn has improved but was too badly injured mous volume 97,000,000 pounds,
; has nearly 700 miles of track running throughthe
by drought in places to make a full $3.00 shoe, which appears in our issue, theproduce taking the place of that of,
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cotton and cane are reported fair to-day. We have every assurance from .400,000 cows, thus forming a tremendous Tobacco Regions
crop; manufacturer that the recent improvements -, Stock farming and Dairy Section,
the I butter and well in
im- the
to good. LeConte pears, have been will gap in industry as I Peach and'Strawberry Lands,
proved by the rains and will be ready to in style and quality give' pasturage and fodder grown and ordinarily I Orange, Banana and Pineapple. Country,.
market in about two weeks; some were more satisfaction than' ever to the wearers consumed in the farm and dairy Phosphate Belt.
blown off during recent local storms. : of these popular shoes. business. Mr. Wilson had quite an array Has" the Other Silver fine Spring Scenery.and'

Highest temperature93; lowest, 70; mean Eggplant.-The new card of Messrs, of figures before him showing the magnitude The Great Hunting'C01lntry.
80; normal 81; average rainfall, 2.35;; H. G. Hastings & Co., on our front page,, of the operations of this imitation Reaches the Jfoted,Fishing Ground
normal 1.38. merits careful attention. Their seeds. butter business and the extent to whichit Has the best lands for tillage greatest variety -
excellent reputation. the the commission of soils in the State, and above all
Northern District.-Slight deficiency in have an affected producers,
temperature. Showers occurred on six Pineapples.-Our readers in the sub- merchants and the consumers as well. Runs over the Central Ridgeland'
Where It Is High and Healthy.
days of the week throughout the greater tropical belt will not, fail to notice the Particularly interesting were his remarks Prosperous towns fill 'its route and it offers
portion of the district, 'and the average three advertisements of pineapple plants in regard to its healthfulness and the best freight facilities for any produce to
amount of rainfall was considerably above in the Cheap Column. Among the three ,the effect it has upon the digestive faculties the Northern markets. Send for the'popularsong
normal. The rains of the past few weeks they can hardly fail to find what they I of those who willingly or unwillingly -
have greatly improved'vegetation. :Gras want. These are all practical growers,, I eat it. Eaten in quantities and with "MV' FLORIDA HOME."

and,weeds are growing rapidly; field crops, who raise their own stock and have a avidity as pure butter, it is insoluble by with its spirited words and beautiful music
truck patches, gardens and groves have good reputation for making a square' the, digestive processes and remains a which descriptive is gotten of an up actual in elegantfstyle Florida Home, and
all been much benefited; sweet potatoesare deal. floating oleaginous mass in the stomach of full sized best music paper,containing also
starting off well; rice looks fine; orange Crimson Clover.-It is a matter oi and bowels, to ferment and sour and thus a picture of a home in Florida and a hunting
and to scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in
trees, are holding their fruit well, that the Florida disturb the entire system poisonthe
congratulation growersare stamps,to pay expenseof distribution.)
and prospects generally good. High to have an opportunity this winter blood with a mass of putrid matter Send also for the best map of Florida.(sent.,
winds have injured corn in some sections. test this new and promising We and eventually to create a condition of free) and note the towns on its route;
crop.
The'cupola of the Agricultural College al hope many will try it. Mr. Cameron'sseed disease the character of which few can' A.o.MAoDONELL.'G.P.A.Jacksonville Fla.,

Lake,City was struck by lightning on the has already been received and appli- understand. -
Oth,and slightly damaged. Highest temperature cants depend on his word.
can ;
Encouraging for Florida. The Florida Central &
92; lowest, 70; mean, 80; normal .
), 82; average rainfall)], 2.28; normal,. East Florida has not yet seen such good -
l!# Lemon Boxes.A promise for a heavy crop of honey since Peninsular R. R. Co.

:Central District.-Except near the Atlantic letter from Florida reads: "I hear 1884 as now makes its bee-keepers smile. Offers .
. and Gulf coasts,where the rainfall that the growers of Florida are trying to The crop from the orange blossoms was to ShippersThe

averaged about normal, ,the showers in fix on a standard, box for their lemons(; ,, an unusually good one, and the saw pal- Shortest and Quickest Route
this part of the, State were generally but they don't seem hardly to .agree. It metto and gallberry have not shown
light, being, hardly sufficient, in some is thought that,many of.the growers: will bloom as at present since the above date. BETWEEN, ,
places to enable; vegetation to hold its pack their lemons in different size boxes Nearly every, one owning bees here is FLORIDA, AND ALL POINTS: IN
own. It was a good growing-week for this season-that is, to, have the boxes taking honey by the ton ; and' the black THE EAST AND WEST.' -
crops in the sections where the rainfall made to the sizes of lemons, so as-to have mangrove not yet in bloom, gives-promise With Ventilated- Cars this,
Improved company -
approached a seasonal average. Orange: about, 300, lemons in each box. In that of being much earlier than usual, is better equipped than ever ever to
are at about a standstill where case the small boxes will contain small and is loaded with blossom-buds. An handle the Orange and Vegetable.'Cropland
groves the rainfall} was lightest, but in other' lemons and larger boxes large l lemons'but average colony on scales in my apiary is insure all Eastern close'connections and Western and Markets.prompt despatchto '

sections they continue improve and all have same count. What is,the opinionof bringing in steadily about eight poundsa '!
trade in: day.-W. S. Hart in Gleanings. Through cars to destination without -
the city-
the young fruit is showing up better. your .... .
or delay.
and To this the editor of the Fruit Trade change ,
Corn peas cane sweet potatoes are,
? J Look for the Corrugation.When Perishable freight followed by wire and
Journal replies: We.find the merchantsare ,
doing very well; fodder is about readyto : ; shippers advised time passing various Junc-
pull! on early corn; ,young fruit trees strongly opposed to such a plan. you find it necessary to' purchasenew tion points and arrival at destination.
are being put out in, some counties; man- Boxes should be of uniform size. and the hinges for your barn door we.would All claims for overcharges' and' loss- ,promptly -
marked the( boxes. ,claim that ask for the corrugated adj sted..
goes and figs are ripening; farmers are count ; on They suggest you :
preparing ground for fall crops of tomatoes itwould seriously affect,the price if there hinges, made by the Stanley Works, New See. that your goods-- are marked' .
; more rain is needed in'the interior ,were a number of different"- size boxes,in Britain, Conn. They cost' no more than via F. C. & P. R. R.
counties where the seasonal amount'continues each invoice." The growers and shippersof the old style, and are driving the others information, call- on or address the undersigned -
below normal. Highest temperature Florida have much to learn about out of,the marl et. :
C. E. TAYLOR, Trav.A'gt, Ocala,Fla.
96; lowest 68; mean, 82; normal 82;I packing;; particularly, lemons. A great The "Biography of a Yankee Hinge" is W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A'g't' ,Orlando, FJa.
rainfall. 0.92; normal, 170. deal of this fruit arrives here unsized. a smart little pamphlet\ issued by, the G. M. HOLDEN,Trav. A gt Leesburg:,.FJa.
average Southern Dlstr1ct.-The greater part of, thrown in boxes; helter-skelter, and Stanley Works, and it will bevsent! free to W.B. FULLER,Trav.A'g Traffic't. Tampa Manager, l")a.
Or S. PENNINGTON.
N.
the pineapple crop" has been shipped;, boxes, are, often seen containing'any- anyone who will take the trouble to., for- Jacksonville,Fla.

uncertainty in getting the.fruit through' where from a 200< 19'a 420, lemon.. Any- ward their, address.." W,, H. PLEASANTS- General. Freight,..' Aft.


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3 d A PHVSICIiHfS STORY cUred of rheumatism after -years of-'suffering U.S. and : "
,' particularly Boston. pie, or, in other words, the.J largest
Mr.\ S. ,G.
Bailey is his name, and According to the United States consul]l fibre. The Sea Island staple 'IS. some
r you can stop and him." ,
see at Cairo, the consumption! of ,cotton by times two inches
: long, while the'
Dr. O. After Egyps -
H. Porter of Kentucky, Suf thanking Dr: Porter, and bidding the spindles of the New England, i tian would be perhaps an inch and '
a
f"ers't Over Twenty-flveYears him for farewell Mr.. the Gazette manstarted ; .has grown, from nothing, 10 years ago,, quarter, and ordinary American cotton
Before He Finds Belief. Bailey's residence. He to more than 40,000'large bales, or 28,- an inch. x
was found on his farm cutting some trees 000,000 pounds, approximately valued at There is a gentleman in Boston who
down. In reply to our, inquiry Mr. .
$3,000,000.At
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How he was ,Affected, How he Suffered said says that ,after the war th rwas a
: "Yes
and How he was Cured.- An Bailey the truth. Dr. Porter has told first.blush? it seems strange that the wide-awake Khedive in''Egypt who had

Interesting: Case. you rheumatism I suffered for years with United States, which for, soine years has taken some Confederate and some-Union
and was only able to leave exported nearly'3,000,000,000; pounds of officers .into his
[From the Mt army. From the Con'
Sterling, Ky., Gazette..] my room in good weather, arid then,
was cotton, should import for its federate
own officers the
any Khedive .learned I In the mountains of Eastern Kentucky not able to do any work. I saw Pink rise that is
,yet explained by the fact that about the Sea ; '
Island'cbttoR arid
; so he{
several miles from the line of the Chesapeake :Pills advertised, aud was urged by Dr.. Egyptian cotton:is peculiar., bought several ship loads of seeed from
& Ohio Railroad, lives a retired Sorter and other friends to try them, It was about five ,six
,or years ago that the United States to sow on the inundated -
physician and farmer, surrounded by anappy'arid but I had no faith in patent medicines it began to be popular. At that time banks of the ,Nile and improve the

s interesting family. a'nd.for. several weeks positively refused'to : balbriggan hosiery was taking the public product of his
country. ,
His name is Dr. C. H. Porter,"and for ,try them. They finally overcame my fancy. It has been thought in

forty-seven'years'he has ministered to the' prejudices, however, and I am. glad 'of. This.balbriggan had a peculiar brown- that ''the Southern, statesmen some quarters
sick in the counties of Rowan and Morgan it for you can see yourself what Pink ifch shade might ask
? a silky lustre, and great, for a protective duty'' .
on
Egyptian cotton
and for he suffered Pills have done for me. Come to the -
years more than strength. These qualities came from these but in Boston it is felt -that 'such
m .nyof the patients'on whom he house,'and I will show crutch' a
called. you my of Egyptian cotton. As soon as the duty'would not be,of, the
slightest
He was at last cured, and his cure was arid cane which Pink Pills have enabledme demand was.created, this cotton began to o as Egyptian cotton ;can good-
so'startling and miraculous to lay aside. I have also been' "' no more .be
that it was givihg be imported in larger quantities. It was ,grown in 'th than
country
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soon the talk 'of the mountains,, 'and these pills to a neighbor's child,- used for underwear and-the people liked deserted farms of,Massachusetts.I ineapple'son'the

finally reached the Bluegrass. A repor- which has scrofula, and it is improving it, but as it was at that time,rather higher Boston Herald.
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ter'of the Gazette hearing the remark- riglit along in.price, a great'many,, attempts were .. .
, able case, concluded to investigate the The reporter next visited the store of made to imitate'it. Even peelers ,
as,one ;A' Delicious Drink .
)I matter in the B. L. Tabor,'who :
interest of sufferiner huh corrobated testimony of the hh hest'grades of ,American cotton
} inanity. ofDr.: Porter and Mr. Bailey. Mr.Ta- is called, would not give the same lustre Horsford'0 Acid Phosphate, ,'
The reporter reached the' home of Dr. bor:further said that he had never han- and the artificial color produced by dye, For a right goodand lasting cool drink;

{ Porter, and after introducing himself! dled a medicine that'had given such universal .; would not last, while .in the genuine take Horsford's Acid Phosphate with ice-

said: "Dr. Porter. : that for years satisfaction as'' Pink;'Pills, and ,it goods the color would last as long as the 'water arid. sugar." ., .. .
you have' been> -a great sufferer; arid that was almost impossible to supply the de- material. At the present,time Egyptian : i

you have at.last been cured and by a new mand. The 'address'of all the gentlemen ,cotton is cheap,being worth ;only a cent : -

di covery.in. m ai [ine. Will ,you oblige referred to is Elliottsville, Rowan County., 'or two more than the American. It.is. f .

me'by relating your experience?" Kentucky,.and any one can have these therefore, ,cheaper to use the genuine
(
In reply, Dr. Porter related the follow- statements verified by writing them. cotton from Egypt than to try to produce

ing:, "Twenty years ago,.while,living in Dr. Williams' Pink Pills' contain, 'in a the same'effect. ,by the use of dyes. Bow r'S

Morgan county and practicing my profession condensed form, all the elements .neces- Tlie'Egyptian cotton'is used for hos- ,
I had a terrible nervous shock that essary to give new life and richness to the iery thread r
and
special fabrics. It is
completely prostrated me, and''from that blood(andrestoreshatterednerves,', They valuable for thread both

', .. time until a .few months ago:I suffered are.an unfailing specific.for such diseasesas the fineness and smoothness, on of'account, its fibre.of Fertilizers

untold,agony, and,in fact, never knew a locomotor ataxia, partial paralysis, St. It ,i is used almost for .themaking 'I'
well I Vitus' dance sciatica : exclusively
tried
day. everything in the way ,neuralgia, rheuma- of traction
of medicine that I could hear of, and tism, nervous headache, the after effectsof beth ropes, and the Lam- are

consulted physiei os' for' miles around, la grippe, palpitation l of the heart,pale consumes Rope' about Company million New Bedford

L but I found no relief, and I resigned myself and sallow cornplextions, and all forms o f pounds of the: ,
raw Egyptian cotton 'a This company
1, to the inevitable, as I thought, and weakness,either in male or female. Pink has found that year.the SolubleActive
awaited the end. A few months ago Pills are sold by all dealers, or will be same results .
my cannot be obtained with of the
son saw an account in sent post paid of any cot-
your on receipt price ((50 ton
paper in,this
of a new ,medicine called Dr. Vvil- I cents. box or six boxesfor, ,$2.50; they grown country. I
O. H.
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hams\ Pink Pills and'wanted ;.are,never sold in bulk or the Sampson ,Co., on Chauncey
me to try by 100)), by street the ,
are largest handlers of
it.. I told,him it was no use, that they addressing Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., tian cotton in this Egyp-, ,'''''
country while it is ,
would do. me good but Schenectady, N. Y. or Brockville Onta- ,
no ; finally hepersuaded extensively used in the Globe Yarn Sure :
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me to get Mr. B. L.Tabor rio.
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our
King Philip, Kerr Thread Bennett ,
& ,
merchant, to order some .for ,me. .After Columbia Cohan net Merrick
Williman- a
taking Jew,doses I felt better "
and again "
tic arid other
hope,revived in breast. ,I Egyptian Cotton Imported. mills. '
my continued .
taking the pills, and<< continued to improve Egyptian cotton has to a large extent: Pamphlet free. ,.
cotton
Egyptian peculiar.. Its color. taken the place of lisle .thread, and is "
1 ; arid now I believe I"have. finally 'is.light brown, and the fibre is fine, used to 'some extent instead of the Sea L Apply to .

... I recovered.believe'Pink That is about all of the story. strong and lustrous. Egyptian cotto Island cotton, which ,is 'thfin'eSt ,and Local agents or to .
Pills saved< life and I be'raised. '
my cannot .anywhere, except on th e most expensive cotton grown.
never fail to recommend them to anyone bltnks of the Nile, and its peculiar characteristics 'WHile
who is ,. Egyptian cotton ,costs :from ,10 .
suffering. In fact- .j
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tell "' '
can cannot be '
you successfully Doan- toll cents a pound the Sea Island
will 74 Bay
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of a man that; : will Savannah, Ga. :
you pass on road terfeited. ,
your fluctuate' ftoIil'12'to \
home perhaps 28,cents.e -- :.. .
who has been -
almost completely That is why it is imported into th The Sea ,Island has the largest "sta -
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[ Interculture. CENT-A-WORD' COLUMN.To .

]VEscellaiieous.l One of the merits claimed for keep- advertisements MONEY TO LOAN in$ O0toa1.000.foor6. .
; insure insertion in this column, -
of kind
fairs a t 6 per cent. Interest No payments any
ing orchards in grass in. warm lati must be accompanied by the ;oney. quired until application for a loan has been (ranted.
Paper the Best Money. Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. SECURITY REQUIRED. Real estate,houset..&orea,l\oCt.,
tudes is that it tends to keep the soil Postage Stamps received in payment. bondi,Jewelry. household goods, furniture merchandise,
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.I horses,cattle,live stockfarming tmplementssnd machinery
and address.MELON
cool-the grassy surface preventingthe Count every word.including name fall kinds,or any otk erproperty,real orpenonal,of votes;
.. lor ,endorsed worth amount of borrowed -
had overlooked until to-day the a note by person money
hot rays of the sun from absorb- ,will be accepted as security. Don't tuitatt to write
is the
Fresh
article. the Best PAPAW SEED- -Now land at*for a Loan. Address, MUTUAL SAYINGS AND
"Paper Money, by ing the moisture from the soil. In to plant them 25 for toe. Stamps or (LOAN CO., Tenth and Walnut Streets,Phl1adel his Pa.
C. F. Taylor M. D. in silver. B. M. Hampton, Frost Proof, Fla..7-14-3
your paper many cases it is not so much the at- .

for June 2d. To get right down to mospheric warmth which is againstthe INDIAN RIVER PINEAPPLE LANDS-At a
in ten acre or larger tracts, conven-
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business I wish to tell Dr. T. first
of those kinds of fruits
success ient to canning factory and railroad. Geo. M.
that paper is not the best money, for and vegetables which naturally come I Coon, Jensen, Fla. it W. L. DOUGLASIS

one reason, there never was any paper from a Northern climate, as it is the FOR SALE.-16,000 orange, lemon and grape ISTHE BEST.SQUEAKING..
money. There are promises; on paperto uit trees. Write for catalogue and prices. SHOE NO .
warmth of the ground. It is an ad- All budded on sour stock. J. H. Turnley, "Ex-

pay money, and that is all there is mirable lesson in gardening, to burya celsior Nurseries/.Iyake Weir, Fla. 7-7-20 --_ $5. CORDOVAN,
use to talk about at this day. = FRENCH&ENAMElifDCALF.
any thermometer six or seven inches in ORANGE TREES-At greatly reduced prices, $4.$3.FINE CAlf&I People will not accept paper that is which is the the hard times. W. H. Mann,
ground exposed to sum- ==== $3.5P POLICE.3 SOLES.
Mannville, Putnam Co., Fla. 7-7-7
not made redeemable in coin. No
mer sun. The heat will often be $1)50.$2.WORKINGMrl'

legislation can make them do it. So found very much higher than the atmospheric FOR SALE.-Try some of the Abbakka pine- EXTRA FINE.ft
plants and will not be
you sorry.
our fiat friends are wasting their heat. Good cultivators in Geo. L Stevens, Monte Vista, Lake county, : $2.$1.7 BOYSSCHOOlSHOES.-

breath in asserting the contrary. warm climates have therefore founda Fla. 7-7-4 .,;;; LADIES

No man can seriously propose great benefit from growing trailing FOR EXCHANGE.-Roct cuttings of the Giant ..o.$2 BES'fpONGOL4
(B.&inensls) for established plantsof .
dropping both gold and silver as plants along with crops which requiresome Sago Palm (Oycas Revoluta). Citrus trifoliata SEND FOR CATALCGUEWI.COUGLAS

money, who does not ignore through distance for each seed for honey and peen-to peach seeds. J. ,, ,
plant. i
apart L. NORMAND, Marksville, La. BROCKTON, JVIAS3.
ignorance or deliberate purpose to de- In the South the of!
a species
cow-pea, You by wearing tho
ceive, all the essential facts in GRASS Paspalum( plalycaule), can save money
nearly LOUISIANA *
W.
Shoe.
Phaseolus, is employed for this pur- grass in Florida for lawns or per- L. Douglas S3.OO
the case. How could our people'do In the North it is not unusualto manent pasture Will grow where Bermuda Because, we are the largest manufacturers of
business with the of the world pose. does. Can be planted any time of the year when this grade of shoes in the world,and guarantee their
_ rest have value the and price on the
pumpkins planted among corn ground is moist. Sets-25 cts. per too, $1.50 per by stamping name

after dropping gold and silver as in this way, and it has frequently been 1,000by mail. W H.Powers, Lawtey, Fla. tf bottom the middleman's,which protect profits.you Our against shoes high equal prices custom and

money ? It is a pure waste of white stated that one can get just as large a FOR SALE.-Thoroughbred Chester White work in style, easy fitting and wearing qualities.
"We have them sold everywhere at lower prices for
for Ten weeks old. AccH-
refute such breeding.
to
propositions so
paper crop of corn when a crop of pumpkinsis mated. Large, healthy and handsome. Price, the value given than any other make. Take no sub-
far as sensible people are concerned stitute. If your dealer cannot supply you,we can.
also taken from the ground as from eighldollars. W. J. Pierpont, Crescent City, Fla.

and cranks prefer such teaching as the corn alone. In California the 6-30-2

that of Dr. T. to such commonplace SALEI have two litters of thoroughbredEnglish
pumpkin is also useful to
plant among bull terrier pups for sale. WhelpedMay

things as facts. the orchards of apricots, plums and sth and 29th, 1894. R.B. Bull, Bradfordville,
Dr. T. is in that Fla. 6-30-4
asserting
wrong similar fruits. The trees are found to
idle because there is not A NICE LITTLE HOME FOR SALE.-On
people are be healthier and
more productive by Durkee Shell Road, only two miles from
money enough, in the country. Thereis having the surface shade which the Court House. House has 4 rooms, closet and
lot Deed All taxes
porch; 110x51. perfect. paid.
more idle money at the present time leaves of the pumpkins afford. This Will sell cheap for cash. Address MATT. G. Jacksonville Tampa&Key West Rail way.

than ever before in our history. department of double cropping has I JOHNSON, Jacksonville, Fla. The Florida Southern Railroad Co.
I I Indian River Steamboat Co.
There is not an idle man in America not received nearly the attention from WANTED-To buy 10 or 20 full-blooded An- -
because there is I R. H. SMITH, Lawtey, Fla. Jupiter & Lake Worth Hallway .
not enough
money advanced cultivators which it de 2t.

per capita. The present stagnation is serves.-Meehan's Monthly. DRINK PURE TER.-For circulars and INVITATION TO IMMIGRATION MEETINGSFarmers

due to lack of confidence as to future HOH of the BUCKET PUMP and Water Puri-
fier, address MCLEAN & Co., Agents Conant,
prices for manufactured articles more and land owners living on the line of
The first pineapple canning factoryand Fla. 9.15.5FOR
else. the railways named below: who feel interested in
than
to anything -
the pioneer pineapple preserve SALE.-Fine Smooth Cayenne Pineapple bringing new settlers to our State, are urgently
Fiatists never give any: plan for Now ready for delivery in large or
factory, both began business this sea- requested to attend a meeting to be held on their
in small quantities. Orlando Grape and Fruit Co.,
placing the the hands of
money son. They are now passing throughthe Modelo Park, Orlando, Fla C. S. VAN HOUTEN local line as stated herein.
the people that will bear the test of experimental stage. We trust Treasurer and General Manager.: 6-23-4 The presence of all those who will sell small

practice. To print and give each farms, or parts of farms, to actual settlers at
their efforts with Pine-
may meet such suc- FOR[ SALE.-Ripley Queen and Abbaka
low and farmers who will aid
prices ; by giving
person paper representing fifty dol- plants. H. L. BEEMAN Orlando, Fla.
cess that both plants will be greatly 6-23-6 information and actual results obtained by them ;
lars in any way, would not benefitone increased before is
next summer. It in any branch of farm industry especially
person in a thousand, perma- VERY FINE-Two to four-year old orange and desired.
i will be a good thing for the growersif buds at 820.00 per 100 f. o. b T. L.
nently. If done even at the rate of they can sell a part of their crop DERIEUX, Lakeland, Fla. &9-5 The citizens of the places named will provide
entertainment for visitors at low rates.
$25,000,000 month as Dr. 1'.
per direct to canning factories right on the 5 ft Oft WHITE ANTIGUA PINEAPPLE
The Trunk Line will furnish free
proposes, it would only be about one ,\J\J\J slips and suckers for sale. Suckers, Tropical
ground, especially at times when a SC each;slips,3c each, f. o. b., cash with orders. transportation to and from such meetings. Rep-
cent a day to each individual, and yetit glut in the market is known to exist. Address, Box 449, Orlando, Fla. 6-2-4 resentatives of the line will be present to explainthe

is on such chaff as this that Popu- Titusville Advocate. object and undertaking.
A GOOD CHANCE.--To a desirable party I
lists feed. No wonder they never will lease a four-room house .and ten acres
to be Caesars. (two cleared) in Lawtey, for a small rent, to be Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West R'y
grow Common pines seem to do betterin paid entirely in work. Enterprising men clear

The Doctor closes by saying "the proportion than the Egyptian 8200 to $300 per acre in strawberries. Address, From Jacksonville,Titusville,Tavares and inter-
this office.
party that inaugurates the above, is In STRAWBERRY, mediate stations. Meet at-DeLand, Thursday,
Queens. some returns we have
certain to have a glorious future." FOR SALE, ONE BERKSHIRE BOAR (pure), July 12th, 1894, 2:30: p. m.
seen the prices about equal, and the one Berkshire sow (three-quarters).
Very well; ,it is not to be within the last report we heard from New York Both young: and acclimated. Address, "F. E. The Florida Southern R. R. (Main Line)
W.," Denver,Fla.
5-19-4
experience of people now on earth
; was that they were not in demand, From Palatka, Gainesville,Brooksville and inter-
so we can address ourselves to earn- i I SEVEN HEAD OF GOOD COWS, partly mediate stations. Meet at Ocala
in in fresh
as they were coming bad order Tuesday,July
sey, from four to eight years of age,all !!
ing the most we can and making it and would not keep from showing. or shortly due to calve, for sale low. WM. B. .I 17th, 3:00: p.m.

buy the most we can and feeling as SCHRADER, Waverly Stock Farm, near Tallahassee. .
black at the heart quickly. The returns 5-12-8 The Florida Southern R. R. (Charlotte
sorry as we can for people who fret Harbor Division)
from the Porto Rico pines have TP YOU HAVE AN ORANGE GROVE FOR
over such vagaries as are contained in A sale write to GEO. H. CHAPIN & Co.
been very good. One party ssid he St, Au- From Bartow to Punta Gorda inclusive. Meet at
the Doctor's article. gustine, Fla., or 257 Washington St., Boston.
had Arcadia,Thursday,July 19th, at .
averaged 40 cents each net.- 5-5-ti i:oo p m. -
I do not consider it necessary to
Titusville Star. FOR SALE for cash,time or tiade,orange groves, Indian River Steamboat Company.
offer any apology for the brevity in and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,

which I have treated this subject.W. Fla. 3ixi6tFOR Jupiter & Lake Worth R'y
We have been favored with an exact
E. DRISCOLL. CUTAWAY HARROW prices, address E. A personal canvass will be made of the territory
statement of the number of packagesof Hubbard, Federal Point,Fla.,State Agent.
Manatee, Fla. covered by the above.
I02I.tfWANTEDA
fruit and vegetables shipped from the for Please note carefully these will be purely

A cabbage palmetto tree river and bay during the last three purchaser Pear Trees 2,500, jfr Thrifty to 8 feet:Year-at business meetings, and only those deeply inter-

twenty- months which are as follows: $35.00 per 1,000. B. W. Partridge, Monticello, Fla. ested and able. to aid as above outlined are included -
seven feet in the clear has been set it-i8-tf
up Plant Co., in March.'. . 14,917 in this invitation.

in town this week and constitutes a F. C. & P., in March . 12,675 INDIAN t5.oo. game Also Langshans breeding yard.,Leghorns 8 hens and and Minorcas cock-, Address the undersigned or call on your nearest

regular obelisk. The methods em- Plant Co., in April . 9,918F. ,Including some of our Orlando prize win- ticket agent for form of application for trans-

ployed in transplanting these are very C. & P., in April 19,499 ners. S. S. DeLanoy,Apopka. Fla. 4-7-6 portation and other information regarding the

novel. Every root must be cut clear Plant Co., in May 7,528F. FOR DYSPEPSIA, several meetings.

away, also every leaf, and the bud C. & P., in May . 23,916 Indigestion BROWN'S, and Stomach IRON BITTERS.disorders,take 6. D. ACKERLY, '

tightly bound up to keep from rotting. AH dealers keep it,SI per bottle. Genuine has General Passenger Agent,
Total during one-third of shippingseason tnde-marlc ana crossed red lines en wrapper The Tropical Trunk LIne,

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' Between Jacksonville and New York: First- ss, $25.60; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, $43.50; Both ways :
Steerage,$12.50. (STANDARD TIMS.)
Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00 Excursion, $47.301 Steerage, $14.25 From New York. From Jacksonville,
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' The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: 29, E. R.) STEAMER Florida.

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Tuesday, June 26th, at 3 pm........"ALGONQUIN".........Sunday, July ist, at 2:00pm:
(Central or 900 Meridian; Time.) Friday, 29th,at 3 pm........"SEMINOLE". ... ...Thursday, .. 5th,at 6:00 a m
Nacoochee ..............-........ ....... ...........................Sunday, July Tuesday, July 4' 3d, at 3 p m........... "CHEROKEE" .......Sunday, 8th,at 8 30 a m
.,t of ... ... i 2.00 p. m. Friday, 6th, at 3 pm.. ...."ALGONQUIN" .......Thursday, 12th,at Is:oo n'n
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; City Augusta t.t.... : .................................Tuesday, July "
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City of ........ 3 5.30 p. m. Tuesday, loth, at 3 pm .. ...."SEMINOLE"..... ...Sunday, isth,at 2.oopm
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Birmingham ... ... ..............................Friday, July 6, 8.
Kansas City....................... .... ......... ....................Sunday, July 8, oo a.m. Friday.I'" 13th,at 3 p m."CHEROKEE".Thursday.... 19th, at 530 a m
Nacoochee .................. 9.30 a.m. Tuesday, 17th,at 3 p m. ...."ALGONQUIN" ........Sunday.U zed, at 7:30 am
.... ...... ............ ...............Tuesday, July 10, ...
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A City of Augusta ....................................;................Friday, July 30a.m. Tuesday Friday, zoth at 3 p m. .. "SEMINOLE" ......Thursday, 26th,at 10.00 a m
City of Birmingham..... ...........................................Sunday, 13 2.30 p.m. 2.4th.at3pm..CHEROKEE..sunday, 29th,at 1:00pm:
July ....
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Kansas City......................................... ................Tuesday, July 15, 4.00 a.m. Friday, 27th, at 3 p m. .ALGONQUIN" .......Thursday, Aug. 2d, at 5.00 a m
N Nacoochee .........................?.................... .._ ..........Friday, July 20 17, 5.3op.m. Tuesday, 3ist, at3pm..SEMINOLE".Sunday, 5th,at 7:30 am
City of Augusta.... ..................................... .Sunday July 22, 7.00 8.oo a.m.a. m.
, City of ] '
Birmingham.Tuesday '0
Kansas City...... ........................................... ......Friday, July July 24, 7.3op.m.
Nacoochee ................ ................... ..... .................Sunday, July 27,12.30, .in. ST. JoHN s RI R it E.
City of Augusta................: ...................................Tuesday, July 31 29, 4.30p.m.200p.m.
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON.

Tallahassee ........................................................Thursday, July ,
I Ckattahoochee....................................................Thursday, July 12 5, 6.30a. m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
..... .a.............t.........................Thursday, July 1.30 p.m..
.i Chattahoochee................ ......................... ..........Thursday, 19 26,11.30 6.00p.m.July a.m. the St. Johns River.
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.This .

( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.) .
Dessoug.t.n...........?..+tMt........tttt..t...............Sunday, Steamer "
Ilessong.............................................................Wednesday,July July i, 2.3oa.m. EVERGIADE"Capt. :
Dessoug................................................ .............Saturday, July 11,12.30, p.m. .
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Dessoug... .................... .........s..Tuesday July 31, 4 7.00a.m..ro p.m. W.A. SHAW,

THESE PALACE STEAMERS, Leaves JACKSONVILLE from foot of Laura Street, at 5.00 p. m. .

Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia. Savannah Florida; & Western Railway, TUESDAYS and SATURDAYS, for
Florida Central&Peninsular Railroad.
Through Bills of Lading,Tickets, and Baggage Checks to and from all Eastern Points in the South. PALATKA, SANFORD, ENTERPRISE,
See your nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
R.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 Leaves SANFORD
,Boston. 5.00 a. m. and ENTERPRISE 5.30
W. L.JAMES,Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia.W. a. m.
H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R.,317 Broadway, New York. MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS for JACKSONVILLE.General
J.D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent. Sav., Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. .
J.L. ADAMS, Gen'l East.Agt. F. C..P. R. R. A.DeW. SAMPSON, General Agent,
353 Broadway,New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.
J. P.BECKWITH, General Agent, 71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., JacksonvilleA. -
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass.Agent, W.E.ARNOLD, Gen.Trav. Pass.Agt.,
71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville.W. .J. COLE, Passenger Agent Bowling Green, New York.
M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager Bowling Green, New York. 0
A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green,New York.F. .
M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida: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
/ 13 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.

aa ST BoA YST., J'A.OKSONVIL ,, P'i A..

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


Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal, Milwaukee Florida Dpaqge Bo.

Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.
Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.
Budding-Wood for sale at all times.
STATE AGENTS FORYygertIlleii Our stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE.
PURE GROUND BONENITRATE For Catalogue and Price-List,address

} PerMlher Co. SODA, A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla.


,a Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH,I .


GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH, Potash for Fruits and Vegetables.

i Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT, Etc. .

FERTTT.T ER. Potash Salts are especially beneficial for Fruits and Vegetables of all kinds; on sandyjsoils a
These Fertilizers hare no superior in the market and a trial will convince. marketable variety is impossible without them.
Send for Catalogue free. Fertilizers for Fruits and Vegetables should contain from 12 to 15 per cent. of Potash. Use fertilizers -
containing enough Potash,or apply Potash SAlts, such as Kainit, Sulphate of Potash and
Muriate of Potash.
JOHN L. MARVIN For information and pamphlets,address German Kali Works, 93 Nassau St., New York ity.
President.
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H. T. BAYA THOS. W. CONRAD,
Cashier. Assistant Cashier. ACCLIMATED
CflPlTflli $100,000. CRIMSON CLOVER.

DEVON CATTLEAND NEW OROP.

THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK Per pound postage paid, 250.; ten pounds, ex-
press not paid, I2C.per pound; per bushel -
1 and over.60 pounds, 650.
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, Full line of
BLACK ESSEX HOGS
Respectfully solieits your Deposits, Collections and General FIELD AND: : .

Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE Are the best for the far South GA.RDENSEEDS.
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DIREOTORS I SEND FOR SPECIAL PRICE LIST.

John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin for Circulars. L. CAMERON, .
H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby. Judge R. B. Archibald
Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers. W. M. Davidson, ROSELAND PLANTATION, Seedsman.

Dr H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldffe Bainbridge, Georgia. Jacksonville, Florida.


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50 WEST BAY ST.., JACKSONVILLE, FLA. 1 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, N. Y.

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IMPORTERS and MANUFACTURERS.FACTORY
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FLORID? OR NGE 7 ND MEGETKBL.E CROPS ?


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Then READ CAREFULLY the new pamphlet prepared by the above company for season of '94-95, which

J*? gives more valuable information than any other publication in existence.


A COMPLETE TREATISE on the most successful fertilization of young and bearing orange trees on pine

and hammock lands in Florida for INCREASED PROFITS. Sent free of charge. Address,

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.A THE PAINS FERTIL-IZER CO.,
': -, ,, .. No. 50 West JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.
.-<::1: : :: ;';; : : >" Bay Street, ,
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NT> Parties wishing to buy Potash'Salts,Nitrate of Soda,etc.,ex-vessel at New York, will find:Jit to their interest to address our office at No. i Broadway, for quotations. Always state
quantity desired. No sales of less than carload tots from New York.


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CIRCULARS OF
USE ONLY FERTILIZERManufactured

SUNSET HILL NURSERIES by the

Contain a list and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties of the Citrus L L B. Fertilizer Co.
Famliy,which we have selected from over one hundred different varieties grown,and tested by us Darling
in our extensive experience of seventeen years We carry one of ,

Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United
The Largest States;
.." OF PAWTUCKET, R. I.
Send Ifor circulars. Address R. jn pler e.
Sunset Hill,Lake Co.,Fla,
NO OTHERS GIVE EQUAL RESULTS. :

Lorenzo A. Wilson. W. G. Toomer. 0. B. WEEKS, State Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
No. 8 Bogtwick Block, Corner Bay and Main Streets
Send for Pocket Memoranda Book.
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WILSON. TQOMER, .

S Evaporate Your Fruit at ..
::':' 'I TtfH FHRTIL IZB$ HOUSE OF F110 IDA." Home. T J

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With the U. S. Cook Stove Drier
r B. FEW OF OUt SPECmiiTIES. hundreds of dollars worth of fruit =0 ''d "
can be saved with this machine -

H, J J. BAKER & BROS COMPLETE MANURES FOR ORANGE.TREES every a small year. cheap To meet drier the demandfor suitable "'

___________-_h.--_--_ AND YEGET QLES. for use on any ordinary ,cook, oil
or gasoline stove, we now offer the
POTASH-Both High and Low Grade alwaysin above. It is very simple, econom- '
ical, efficient and convenient, and '
stock, at lower prices than competitors for farmers' use just what is wanted, ,
who have it to arrive. and we believe the cheapest and '
best little drier of its class on the

Green River Kentucky Tobacco Stems Always on market..a?
8.50 in value for $5.00. Through ,
Hand. a special arrangement we are enabled ir' N '. ::1 'p'
to offer the U. S. Cook Stove Drier, 6r .
Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, c : of.-: : the regular price of which is $7.00 for k.- 7'' k }

Nitrate of Soda, Cotton Seed Meal, only$5.00, together with a year's subscription j
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to the FARMER AND FRUITS ;,_
, S Canada Hardwood Ashes Acid Phosphate, GROWER. To any one sending a club -- -
of five yearly subscribers at $2.00 :;
!:.;;, Sublimed Flowers of Sulphur. each, or four subscribers and $1.00 in ':=fMi I'.
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', money we will send one of the driers ;r ..,,
BLOOD AND BONE. free. f -I!!
The drier has eight galvanized wire .f.1. _- .. tI
A LARGE STOCK ONFERTILIZER cloth trays containing twelve square I*.f';'" s ,
> feet of tray surface-the dimensions., -
MATERIALS base 22x10 inches, height 26 inches. "

-.A:TL Sent by freight at receiver's expense. Weight, crated, about' twenty-seven
pounds.
:::, AGRICULTURAL. CHEMICALS It is always ready for use and will last a life-time. Has been thoroughly tested
and approved, and will more,than please you. As a great economizer and
money.
..; 98 Per Cent. Caustic Soda. Insecticide Material maker for rural people it is without a rival. .
.1. :Mr. Thomas Patten of Glen St. Mary, Fla., bought one through this paper last
ON IIA' D.
A.YS
: A.I.t: :year and he writes us. "It is all that could be desired, considering size".

LOW PRICES. \WRITE FOR PRICES and ANALYSIS, QUICK SHIPMENT. Dandy Garden plow.This .

.' --. Plow is constructed almost entirely of iron; is very strong,durable and yet
light, weighing only 22 pounds. The high wheel makes it of very light draft.
.. WIlkSO't & TOO VIER 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
'..r _, u TtiB FBRTIIlIZHR HOUSE OF F110 IDA.uS. plow a sweep and a turn-shovel as well as the bull tongue shown in the 'cut. Man
*u- .-.- .-. ufacturer's prieej 500. Price with this paper, $4.00,or given as a premium for
x.';.. 3aolsorwille, 11'10.. three new subscribers at$2.00 each.
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