Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00037
 Material Information
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 21, 1894
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00037
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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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Power, Publ'berand Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE: FLA._., JULY;; 21. t8 4. Whole 'No.1328 Vol NEW> yj,SERIES.N0t 29 .

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Geo. S. Hacker & Son : 'W.. C.;,WUJ,. ESTABLISHED 1876. A. P.'JONES.
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a Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application. eliable agents wanted at : !T !.LARIES.
all principal shipping points, $S$Z 8EST.RoNGOL4
,0O :: -REFERENCES :- w. .

'eg.01 First National Bank of Jacksonville, PlaV:''Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N: Y. JDun'a, and'Bradstreet's ''r -W.SEND.I-,*FOR DOUGLAS CATALOGUE
Agencies. ;
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You, can save.money"by:wearlnff tho
And Building Material. ; Fruit AuctilontC.O W. L. Douglas $3.OO Shoe.

Oueen City Because,-we are tha largest manufacturer of
CHARLESTON_ S. 0.P : this gradeof shoes in the world,and guarantee their
.. value by stamping the' name and price on the
i BCFFALO] NEW YORK.. bottom,which protect yon against: high prices and
the middleman's profits. Our shoes equal custom
REFERENCES: nk Commerce. Buffalo, N. V.. Dun's and Bradstreet's.Agencies. work In style, easy fitting and wearing qualities.
Fraud .\\Te.have\ them sold erY1Vh reatlower; prices for
$" R Fruit .Wra ppNQ ers'. FOR PRODUCTION' AND. PROFIT the value given than any other make. Take no sub-
of stitute. If your; dealer,cannot supply,you,we can.

: Buy/Trees of fthe Well-known Reliable Te"nJear.s;tested'
,, lONEI TO LOIN insam.to.cltfrom
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k at 8 per cent tnteRee4 No pajmcatt.of any.kindaulred
until applleaUon for,a.Iou has been,granted,{

",\ Consumers of FruitVrallllert max @) GLEN: ST MARY NURSERIES. O SCURXTT nds,Jewelry REQUIRED., houMhoU Realutatekou.ea.tora.etoekL foodJ, furniture, merabaadiic,,

.H;; now know'that they get an homvt: reamra..of one.,cattle,HTeitockf rmlnglnipl menU.and maohioerj
f all kinds,or anyotkerfrvperM<< .rtal personal,of vohu;
:, 480 8hee a !1..n.otJ,410or32O(? : ; ::( .fo11I'ct8; BATSUMA-ORANGES' ,hardy and early. PECANS, belt Paper-Shell variety. CAMPHOR TREES. r a not;endorsed by perIOD worth. amount of money bor-
'to ream as some m criimlous| drains' PEARS, all kinds, Immense stock. WALNUTS;Eng.,Japan ft California 'TEZAtUMBRELLA. and red tut,vill for.be Loa accepted*..Addreu.ai secnrltr.MUTUAL Don't SAVINGS'liD Ittttatt to writ
PEACHES, 60 varieties, new.and old. CHESTNUTS,Japan Mammoth,fine:; GREVILLEA ROBUSTA. LOAN CO., Tenth and Walnut Bc,,"",Phltadel bla.Pa.
supply. '
U.. PLUMS, belt Japan and native lorti. OLIVES and APRICOTS, MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLOSA.
GRAPES. good supply aU leading< fclndi. POMEGRANATES.' ROSES, BO varletlei.
|OUR ""FAIR... .., AND.. SQUARE"r Other kinds-lot. of them-'write for what you want. Brutilep'UeificId.. Lu /cne 11 UetIItt1d.
FREE Specimens of fruit ESTABLISH 1871.
in season; and our experience and information as to adaptability to
;(".Printed Wrappers are putnp in packages: your locality worth much more. For instance,we have discarded eWe have.which.we, shipped REDFIELD & ,SON, .
400 bushels in 1887,and this but one of the hundreds of varieties tested. built our reputationon
: of 1000 eacu. and! each Wrapper) is fine stock-some say the finest. An Ex-Governor of Fla. writes: "They are beauties admirably
,' numberjetlpl i printing( ; consecutively packed as'to.shame a novice: and even many; who pretend to be experts." Prompt and careful Commission MerchantsFruitAuctio'neers
attention to correspondence. Prices reasonable. Catalogue_ free. .
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;f. our>prices. Send'fo.r samples and pricesTHEJERSftCITYRRINTINGCO. Acv .Established_ 1883.; We handle all kinds of,Fruits.and Vegetables '

*..t.. .' .to c ; To every one interested'i in plants, whether for House, Or- either at private sale (which has heretofore: been
I, : f': chard, or garden, our'New.Catalogue l ? anc i Manual'\viUbejnyak; our custom) or h7tltC': eL'auction' systemrecently(

; l r- t uable. .Send,for it immediately. .We can supply all Fruit trees added to our business) as you may desire. N

.. : 1. j grown in the South, beside Ornamental and Useful ;plants '

:... JERSEY.CITY, N. J. c o' and trees from the" '1 Four Quarters" of the!- Earth._ (From "Aloe .

a t N:.!BWe: do :rnbt! : deal .in unprinted ,.,,"1o'' Zingiber/.efc)r; Write.to-day: ) r

., Wrnpler. ,.. REASONER. BUGS., '.O eco, Fla.\
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,\" '. has no : ,Some parts of the country'a.t that THEY MUST-HAVE; AN EARLY ORANGE;or no A man. asked the Rural New Yorker. what ,. 4
second chance.,. If,; Orange ai-all. They are also learning that;BOONE'S EARLY not only the Earliest,but Best wire fence would hold' his,unruly bull. Several '
'you'would at first succeed ana nearest to a Seedless Orange any,, n'grown. Budded Trees. of this and other varietiesnow experienced readers answered that The '
be sure and start with VSEEDS for!sale by
C; A. BOONE Agent. Page would do It one stating that"nothing '.
N short Ola traction engine.would,.go through
a Seini-Tropical Nurseries Orlando, Pla. It." We are now, looking for a real vicious v

: ... engine and propose to back The Page In.a

square fight for the: hamPl 'hJp.. r
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Ferry!rt'Seedi'A> L cotftalns the''ilmJl1 substance : PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.;Adrian,Mich. .
of the latest farming;knowl.///. Large Purple Thornless is the best variety t Northern markets. It is,pure it is of ,
., .edge.. .Jve!: planter should.m< '' ... '.finecolorf it is a good.bearer, it is frec-from strewed trait.it will give satisfactory results... '- $\iurr: .
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: : free. (
D "hn"YICo.. ,: POYGEP., : cket,10. cents:; i-6unce 30"cents; Ounce, 50, cents,; .TPoupd; $1.75;, FOR..
.. : Detroit ; ;. s n + Pound $6,00by mail'postpaid.. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS
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".,' ever,,be more effectively tests have reached conclusively while in demonstrated the that the COCCIDICIDE is fatal to the aleyrodes(white fly) in all of its stages of development. It can, how- ,
egg, and pupa states. It is now in those states, but will commence hatching the fly about the middle of June.

JlJV' my' isthe Time
"tCJ: ApplN.It .
is also fatal to the Spiders,Rust Mites and their eggs,and to the Scale without reference to the hatching periods.

THE: EUREKA INSECTICIDE.I '..- ,;>, _"_>',,-:,';2'{::

THE OLD RELIABLE. Always on hand at the reduced rate. Will do all that is claimed for it. .
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.. '. ... In Great variety at manufacturers'prices. :'..... .

't.. '. STEVENS7NATER MOTOR. .'... .
A splendid appliance for groves that are irrigated. Will .; ,'-i;.; .
greatly reduce the cost of using insecticides. Rubber hose(all sizes),plain and wire bound. '' ,fj''-."..,>,n, '
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Cargo will arrive in Tune. Special rates for orders to be ;", c
shipped from vessel. Pine box ,
sides kiln dried ,
heads hoops,paper,nails,etc. Pineapple crates and other growers supplies.

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

{IF. Correspondence solicited. E. BEAN '.

NA/aycross Wharf
Jacksonville. Fla.


been practical orange growers for a number of years, also in the business of manufacturing'Insecticides and them
selves. for the'last ten years, we speak from experience when we make the following statement: our

That SULPHUR, SOLUTION INSECTICIDE is by far the cheapest and best preparation yet offered to the orange grower.

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

other Insecticides have been throughout the State,

But is always uniform in strength and can be depended on to the
accomplish purpose for which it was made. It be
the trees, at any stage of growth, without injury to them or the persons using it. sprayedon;

As sulphur will not kill all insects affecting the orange tree, we have perfected another insecticide, known as Tar Emulsion which
is ,
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 in "
orange growers State and have given perfect satisfaction. '/ %
; References and general directions for using furnished on application. -:
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San Mateo, Fla

Orange Trees !
Actually and Honestly Made from Animal Bone.

Lemon Trees I
This is a Guaranteed Fact.

Standard Guano & Chemical M'fg' 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

OSCAR H. NOLAN State rieties. I have a specially fine lot of Tardiff and Jaffa in two-year buds, from five
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. hard time prices. I make a specialty of the King Orange.

W,H.MICHAEL. Established 1868. A.W.MICHAEL Write for prices. .

M.E. GILLETT, Prop.,

Orange and Lemon Trees at Half PriceFor [ESTABLISHED I860.] Weirsdale,Fla.


the balance of the season we offer our stock at just j half price. Successors to 6.S.Palmer Reade Street New York.
The money in oranges lies in growing fancy kinds,such as Washington Navel,Tangerines, WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Tardiff,Ruby Bloods,Lemons and Grape Fruit,and "we've got'em" ,
Send for catalogue to
W. W. HAWKINS A; SONS, We solicit your shipments, ,and invite correspondence in regard to market and
POSJ>ects. Also write for stencil& References: Chatham National Bank, New
\\Q* .. Georgetown,Fla. York,and Dun and Bradstreet Commercial Agencies. ..
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and with one voice they pronounce by co-operation. Will we unite and
]\\al' etiIl them the very best. The fruit has pull together or divide and wait for Gfrove and Orchard.Peaches : .

"" ....... passed beyond comparison.Now the Pharaohs to take our land titles,
is the golden opportunity.Now too, as they did in Egypt ?
k UNION OR RUIN. is the "tide which taken at its The high prices will never return. and Plums in South
flood leads on to fortune." Let us The rich could take a half million Florida.
A Graphic and Eloquent Appeal. rally to the support of this organization boxes at $5.00 a box, but we must Doubt has often been expressed as
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. cut down here and there on sell 5,000,000 boxes and in time to the fruitfulness of the Kelsey plumin

When a ship is going to pieces in freight, on commission, on box mate- 10,000,000, and the great laboringmasses South Florida. Mr.J. Irving Page,
1 4 the breakers and the and rial, lop off here and there, discover are hungry for them at $2.00to of the Irvington Park Fruit Company,
crew are struggling passengers for life in the and expose to all the dishonest buyer, $2.50 per box. Let us plan to Auburndale, Polk county, sets this
t midst of the surf, it is planks and !. commission man, shipper, railroads meet the wants of these masses. Rec, question at rest very effectually for his
ropes and life they want and fertilizer companies, and we can ognizing our duty to the patient locality, at least. A few days ago we
and not criticism preservers and faultfinding.The secure a fair return and pour five or honest grower in our State (Florida) received from him a photograph of a
fruit and vegetable producersof ten million boxes into the hands of the and the equally honest laborer and section of a Kelsey plum tree, showing
Florida are in the breakers of dis fruit-hungry masses every year. Andwe would.be consumer of our product, several branches in fruiting. One long,
union, disorganization demoralization. must sell to the masses, as these north of us, let us help to organize a straight twig, apparently about half an
Another year or two like 1893- now constitute the bulk of the con- plan which will be true to the growesrthe inch in diameter, has nineteen plumson
4 will see them utterly routed. A sumers. Twelve million boxes is onlyone consumer, the commission man, it, of remarkable uniformity and
few growers endure the strain box to every family in these the transportation lines ; a plan good size-looking like a rope of fruit
and certain ones may be looking for- United States. Many families now which will enable us to prevent the stretched out to cure by drying.
ward to the harvest of cheap pur- purchase them by the box. We must shipment of half ripened fruit and to From a latitude equally as low,
chases from discouraged put up a family package to sell un everlastingly wither the names and Tampa, we have the following from
which a continuance poor of these growers condi- broken. However, the men who for- reputations of dishonest and fraudu- Mr. W. D. Lindley, of Plant City, in
tions is sure to bring. If there are mulated this plan of organizing are' lent packers and shippers and similar the Tampa Times:
any such in Florida, God pity their abundantly able to carry it on to per- commission men, fertilizer agents and PEACH ON PLUM A FAILURE.
fection. Don't let us scold or fret transportation companies.
poor selfish souls.I Two years ago the Marianna plumwas
know a man who went to Florida, but fall into line and keep step. Merchants United we are beyond the sway of highly recommended as a superb
empty handed. Himself and wife bankers, day laborers, school any known power arid can make ,t eState stock for budding the peach ,on, as
teachers, one and all have an interestin of Florida support the most
carried muck from a swamp in bucketsto being free from the dreaded root knot
fertilize their trees. They did this the success of this organization, dense population of any State of equal disease, for planting on old cultivatedland
and after hard and they who try to obstruct it are cultivable area. I believe if we fail and
by moonlight a day'swork among young orange trees.
enemies of the State. after the vigorous effort which has
as wage earners. Their daily Hence I was proud to recommend this
earnings kept them alive and built a Read again the illustration given been made by this new organizationour class of trees as perfection in the peach
house over their heads, and kind Na- by President F. C. Buffum. Do any condition will be deplorable in growing business. But two years' ex- -
ture lent her friendly aid until their of you question the ability of a sharp : the extreme.I perience proves that the stock is a
grove stands at last the beauty of per- business man or trust or syndicate !' am a voter in Florida and pay my complete failure. Although the trees
doing what he states ? Armour & poll tax annually and look forward to
fection. It stands ready to crown seem to grow and flourish for one or
their sacrifices and efforts' with abun Co. (which means Phil. B. Armour), the success of this movement as one two years then they begin to die back.
dant success, but the cunning of man do a business of over one hundred which will forever lift the State above Under my own planting and observa-
and the confusion born of a want of million dollars a year. They are the range of experiment. I can see tion I have 200; trees thriving out'of
system in marketing sets at naught all crippling the meat growers of Eng- organization from the consumer's end 500 set out in January, 1862. I imag-
their efforts. land. They have practically got' of the line. I have heard the praisethe ine the remainder will play out in the
control of the meat markets of the universal praise-of.our productand
This is but one case out of thousands, near future. But in the meantime the
and he whose heart does not go out in civilized world; have driven other of the time in the near future young trees have made a fine displayof
pity for such is less than man. All buyers out of the market, and "fix" when the oranges and the pine of our fruit, showing varieties adapted to
last winter, from this end of the line, their own prices and dictate terms to State would take the place of the fast our section of the country, which
I looked down over my home State land and ocean transportation compa- disappearing apple. And I knowIdo means the Peento strain or seedling.Well .
and wondered when and how relief nies. If in any town a retailer refuses not guess-I know the, success of what is the cause of this fail-
would come. The Fruit Exchange has to handle their meat they put ina this movement means the retention of ure? In the first place the Marianna
made and I man and sell below cost until the the business in the hands of the is sweet hence
a manly struggle, respect plum plum, subjectto
them and thank them, and I believe others quit or fail or come over to growers. Its failure, I believe, will root gall and knot too. The French
they may be equally useful in the fu their terms. be the tocsin for our surrender to a plum which was used previous to the
And yet Phil Armour is a good syndicate or trust, or what is equallyas Marianna failed from the same cause.
ture.But this movement, beginning at man, one of the best of the age. He bad, the soulless buyers and com- The second place, the peach is a gross .
Orlando, comes like an inspiration.The gives honest count and labels the mission men who have controlled the. feeder and grower, much more so
address of General Bullock rings ends of his boxes what they truly are. business for several years past. than the plum. The consequence is
with the spirit of manliness. Read His religion has sixteen ounces aver- J. R. PRESTON. that the peach needs more nourish-
again and again the first paragraph of dupois to the pound. He makes no Indianapolis, Ind., July 7, 1894.I ment or sap than the plum can afford, ,
that address, and see if your own bet- shoddy. In his daily life he is kind- hence the latter dies first, being
ter self is not stirred within you. The ness personified, but he works for am in favor of a Railroad Commis- starved out. While the said stock is
present is the beginning of a better Phil Armour ten hours every day and sion, but not in favor of a war on rail- unfit for the peach, the Japan plum
manhood, of a clearer recognition that says he would die if the work were roads. I believe in respecting the does fine, producing as much fruit in
we rise or sink with those in touch taken away from him. He could rights of property in railroads as wellas accordance with large native or Hog
with us; that we are our brother's handle our orange crop and make in' all other forms of investments.But plum. I notice some of the trees I
keeper and he isours.. "Write me as $3,000,000 a year out of it, and some the railroads exist by permissionof planted and sold two years ago have
one who loves his fellow-men" is the one will if we don't. Our crops are the State with special grants and fruit on. The Japan Kelsey is a large
plain interpretation of every page of just as salable as his meats and no privileges given to them by the State greenish variety ripenhig in July.
the proceedings of this organization.The more perishable. The world will' and with a practical monopoly of the The Burbank is a red color, ripening
times are pregnant with the spiritof have them-our oranges, our pines, carriage of ourselves! our importationsand in June; Satsuma Blood, a blood red
evolution and revolution. We must our spring vegetables. Shall we or- our products. Experience has to pit or seed-June. Both varieties
do something or others will. The char- ganize or fight each other like fools, or proved that it is not always fair to grow to a large size and fruit as wellas
acter of our orange as the best the shall we wait for .an Armour to take ourselves to leave the fixing of the Kelsey. Origin the same, and
world produces is settled beyond dis hold of our industry and demonstratewhat tariff for all this to the managers of much earlier. In regard to peacheson
pute. In its perfection it is the fruit can be done? No power upon corporations, some of whom seem to their own stocks, they are at home
of the gods. If there was a lingering earth but revolution can break the have no idea of any other system of again from the land that was picturedout
doubt upon this point the season of hold Armour has upon meat, or the charges than to make them as heavyas so beautifully a few years ago. I
1893 wiped out such doubt forever. Standard Oil Company upon their the traffic will bear without killingit. have some fine trees six years from
The servants, the mill hands, the day product. Don't be deceived, my A just, proper and effective com- transplanting, looking fine at this
laborers, the coal and.other miners all dear reader. The trust is in the line mission is worth all it costs to the writing. Since becoming owner of
ate Florida oranges last-winter because of evolution and has come to stay. State.-P. J. Nevins, in TitusvilleStar. them I have pruned them back once,
they were within their reach in price, They are doing just what we can doa which gave them new life. This opYEAR. -

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eration was done in June, the fruit blight well in control, and none is only to make a grand exhibition at into closer relationship with the

being off and plenty of young woodto now showing, but some of the trees Atlanta, but would get it up in dupli- peo-

cut back to. All the new wood have little left but a memory and a cate, that one set would be made to do ple.I shall not cease to importune the
that grows during the rainy season or hope. I notice that this the service other
year, at places-at the great people to send men up to the next leg-
before, will be the fruit bearing wood first I have had to do with the
blight, fairs of the Northwest, for intance, islature with instructions to pass a law
for the next year's crop. start of the disease was on the blos- whilst the other could be collected and creating an immigration bureau and a.

The Waldo is a Peento seedlingand som spurs. The blossoms were killed made a permanent exhibit at some fund for its use.Immigration.

a late bloomer, freestone, a fine either before or after opening, by the suitable place in the State. is our salvation, it is

little peach, ripening at Plant City Easter freeze. Then the bark of the There is so much in the State that what is needed to bring Florida to the

May 20th, this spring. The Angel is spur turned black, and directly the can be manipulated into shape that Front, and if this proposed exhibitionis

a Peento, seedling, late bloomer and blight spread back to the limb from would not only be of great utility, but properly handled it will do much towards d

perfect freestone, ripening at Plant which the fruit spur grew. It I a novelty, as well as a thing of beauty.No bringing it about. We want
City about June 20. Bidwell is a occurs to me that as a preventive the I have
ever seen want
country possessesso people, we intelligent and wil.
Peento seedling, a fine clingstone, fruit might be cut off in winter
much material to make an interesting ling labor, we must have both if we
ripening at Plant City the first weekin from the larger limbs, leaving only and instructive exhibit as does our expect to be anything.We .

June. The Bidwell Late is a most fruit buds on the twigs. Then if own fair Florida.It want to do away with this scarecrow y

excellent variety of clingstone, ripen- blight started from blossoms on the would be news even to some of and bug bear of "enervation."

ing with the Angel. Most everyone' twigs: it would easily be cut away. our own people to know that we had We want to eliminate that word from

is acquainted with the old Peento, But when the fruit spur grows from a enough persimmon trees to make lasts our Florida dictionary ; it has no place
and it stands at the head of the list for limb
large as is common the
on for all New
England shoemakers ; there, it is only used by those, who
earliness. ECieffer-, the limb itself is often attacked that in this supposed land of sand and were born enervated.
There is plenty of new land in Florida before the ailing is noticed. !
spur pine trees have
we enough hickory, We want to convince people of the
yet for all the peach tree planters, JUD PIERCE. oak and ash
to run forty wagon and truth that our summers are the most
or, I mean land that has never had Spring Hill, Mobile Co., Fla., July 8, 1894.
m carriage factories like Studebaker's ; pleasant time of the year ; that the
any it.Ve cow peas or sweet potatoes grownon Atlanta Exposition-Florida's that in our live oaks there is enoughto temperature; rarely rises above 96 ;
rid of
cannot the
sitic insect that get para Opportunity.At make shuttles and pulleys for the that a day laborer never was knownto -

where have produces root knot the request of Major Campbellwe world for all time, and the fine grainsof be sun struck in all Florida; that
will cow peas land grown. So give place to the following article, our ash, wild cherry, red bay, magnolia man and beast will do as much work,

we but say new not too low and written by him for his local paper, the china berry, gum and oaks of and require less water to sustain themin ,
wet dry or well drained land. I
Ocala Banner: all kinds just simply make a palacecar warm weather than they do "up
plant trees twelve and fourteen feet
I importune your readers to exert builder and office decorator's eyes north."

each way; former 300, latter,_ 222 per themselves and get up an exhibit for glisten.,. and. it is a singular fact that Let importune be our watchwordand -
acre. i wo or dollars - -
three hundred the Atlanta exposition, and will not with all this great wealth of beautiful we will succeed. It is better to'
per acre in two years ; $500 at four or cease to do so until the result will be grained woods lying right here at our wear out than to rust out. Argument

five years of age. The trees shouldbe that Florida will embrace this favora- doors and much of it burned up every has been exhaasted. We now want

cut back every two years, but it ble opportunity to make a creditable year, when nice office or bank furniture action. Yours,
must be done with I do
care. not exhibition of her products and vast : or saloon counters are wanted CHAS. W. CAMPBELL.

object to thoroughly preparing the resources at which I predict will be they are ordered from Chicago or Cin- Campobello Plantation, Marion Co., Fla.
soil for the peach, but would not plow .
of the cinnati. In elms
one grandest exhibitions ever our gums and oaks
any more after the land is planted.The there is Dr. L. Washburn, on Saturday
held in this country-for it will be of enough to make barrel staves
best way is to hoe around the showed us a cashew nut that came
for all
the resources of the South.I purposes. I have never seen
trees, working in some ashes or bone from Capt. W. D. Collier's place at
care so much for this matter that wood so hard, so tough, so fine
meal, etc., unless the soil is rich like Marco, and which was the first we
I will not cease to importune them but grained, both curled and straight, and
some bay head land. Shrub down ever saw. Captain Collier has
will not cease to importune the pressof finished so elegantly as the hard woodsof
the weeds and mulch the trees is a Florida. number of trees of large size which are
the State-which is a power second In this day of wood fin-
good plan.Ve can plow our Japan said to be fruiting largely. Dr. L. C.
only to the people-to quit slashing at ishing and ,hard wood floors, this
persimmons if we like. They will not each other and. burn the midnight oil ought all to be utilized, but then we Washburn, at the experiment station

take root knot disease, they make a in an endeavor to get the people to do have no artisans to work it. One of here has several trees, a little over
most beauti ul grove, and the fruit is the two years old that are in bloom and
this grand and beneficial thing. Give objects of this exhibit is to make a
far preferable to dates. I imagine this may fruit this year. An authoritysays
silver and the tariff a rest: use yourprinters' showing of these things. The same
magnificent fruit will come out like that this "fruit is about the size
ink be said of
upon articles that will set thing may our soils. No
the grape fruit, victorious in the near of an orange, and contains an acid
the ball in motion and keep it rolling. country has such a variety and so little -
lu:ure.Ol'ht y make the richest pudding The country is safe-even if the worst understood.We juice, of which a pleasant wine is
made. At the of the
imaginable. apex fruit or
should I don't doubt if
come. a want men of means and abilityto
-. apple, grows a large, flattened, kidney -
respectable petition was presented to handle it
to come among us; we
Pear Blight. shaped nut, having a hard shell,
Mr. Carlisle but what he would cheerfully want
more Flaglers more.
between which and the shell of the
Rditor Farmer and Fruit Grower. the of the
resign care
treasury of
more Cuttings; we want men ability kernel is a caustic oil. The
Having a good trees into the hands of the editor who would
many pear to handle and direct large numbers omen f oil around the kernel makes
and the blight being very bad here- have the united endorsement of our in useful enterprises and who can an endu-
about I am much interested in what in fit ring iron rust color on cloth, and,
: Congress as a person command the money to pay them; we hence the is
nut sometimes called the
ever is printed about the cause and I I to manage its affairs. want men of small means and men ono f r "
prevention of the I notice I don't intend marking nut. The fruit is fine eat-
blight. to cease to importunethe means other than muscle, pluck and
that Harvey, of Escambia county, railroad' companies, steamship and intelligence, to build up our waste ing We considered a great delicacy.
: are fully satisfied that this tree
attributes the freedom from blight enjoyed lines, express companies, land companies places; we want to demonstrate by a and its fruit will do well here.
by his orchard to the fact that hotels, real estate men, and indi- showing of our raw material that thisis Press.J. -Fort.
his trees are on "iron gravel" soil. I viduals who have surplus lands to sell, a poor man's country as well as a

do not think the reason assigned the both residents and non.residents, also rich man's.I 1\1. Samuels, chief of the Horti-

correct one. I have a strip of this phosphate and fertilizer companies. shall not cease to importune our cultural Department at the World'sFair

same iron gravel in my orchard, and This is a matter we all can unite on, city, county and State authorities to Chicago, accompanied by his

one might pick up a handful of the for it is for our mutual benefit, both find out if there is not some fund, or wife was at Melbourne last Friday.

gravel and fling it past several blighted financially and socially.It that some can be created by which a Mr. Samuels has invested in a fine

trees. In fact it was on a corner was unfortunate Florida was not little money can be provided to a rea pineapple plantation at Lotus, om.

of the orchard next this gravel strip represented at Chicago, where a grand sonable extent for the people's good. Merritt's Island, and will make his

that the blight showed first and worst.P. opportunity was offered for us to show I am not one of those who believe home amongst us. Mr. Thos. Green,

J. Berckmans, of Augusta, Ga., that we had something of vastly more that we are bound so tightly by con- and wife, also of Chicago, were with>

suggests that Kieffer pears grown from importance to call people's attentionto stitutional or chartered laws that this him and will also live in Florida here-

cuttings, or grafted on cutting stocks, than "Old Fort Marion" and "Sil can't be done; for instance, your mu after.-Melbourne Times.

are more likely to blight than when ver Springs." It would be still more nicipal authorities don't hesitate to Mr. C. A. Someillan, proprietor oft

grafted on seedling stocks. That i is i! unfortunate if we failed to embrace pay large sums of money for newspa the Tallahassee Cigar Factory, has

not my experience. What blight I this opportunity. per "write ups." What better adver just finished sweating and packing

have is on a dozen Kieffers, grafted on The proportionate amount contrib- tisement could we have than this? Mr. M. H. Johnson's 10,000 pound

seedling stocks, and one Bartlett, uted by each of the above named in- I shall not cease to importune trans crop of Leon county tobacco. It is

grafted on LeConte cutting stock. By terests would not be burdensome, but portation companies to come to the of an excellent quantity and wHir

repeated cutting I have so far kept the would aggregate a sum sufficient not front and help us, and thereby get I: make fine cigars.-Tallahasseean.





inner surface of the plant. In the with about 200 Abbakka slips, a few Artificial Fruit Su ar.

\ Th Fine!!}', Sugar-loaf the blush is of a delicate Egyptian Queens, and a few Trini- Consul Frank H. Mason, of Frank-
in the it is also dads and I have succeeded each
pink; Queen pink, ; as fort, Germany, writes the State Department -
-- but less delicate. In the Spanish or year in selling 'the most of f my slips, I about
Edited by JOHN B. BEACH. Melbourne, Fla. I i a recent chemical discovery -
the entire inflorescenceis have not increased the size of
--- common sort my which will be of great practical -
The Pineapple. of a bright red, except the petals, patch as much as some would think, interest in those portions of the
which and the whole is and I have had all I could well
BY REV. JAMES H. WHITE. are purple, yet United States where the preservationof
borne upon a stalk rising from one to attend to with my other business.I fruits has
[Written for the Farmer and Fruit Grower.] an established
three feet high. have always liked the Abbakkathe The
ITS BOTANY.-It is a flowering The flowers are closely crowded.together best of all I have tried, with one industry.which fruit discovery is a process
plant and for that it is called sugar may be manu-
reason into short and that is the Enville
a compact spike. factured from
juice improved
as an -
phenogamous. It is also called endo Each flower consists of three outer City. I have grown a few of this

genous, from two Greek words which divisions or the calyx, and three variety, and I must say that it is fine. certain product specially Dr. adapted to
purposes. O. Follenius
mean inside growing, because it increases inner which are petal-like and much As I am not on top of the high hills director of the ,
sugar beet factories at
by internal growth like the longer than the outer, and all attachedto and have no water protection, I have and

lilies, instead of external growth, called a three-celled ovary.In covered all my pines so far, and hav- Frankfort Hamburg, is the Hattersheim inventor. The, near in-

exogenous, like most shrubs and the development of the fruit this ing nothing but choice varieties and vention has been
in Ger-
trees, and its very short stem is with- it little time it is
flower cluster in all its parts under- doing a at a not so and
out manifest distinction into bark, much of drawback after all. many Europeon countries, but
wonderful The -
goes a change. origi- a My not in the United States. It consistsin
wood and pith.It nally separate flowers together with posts are set 8xio feet, and ten-foot the inversion
of beet at a cer-
belongs to the'order bromeliacese the bracts supporting them become stringers, about three inches in diam tain sugar
of its
stage manufacture
or pineapple family, which is composed fleshy and consolidated into one mass eter, are nailed on top of these. chemical into by
treatment what is tech-
of tropical or subtropical plants by the swelling and fusion of the tis- Then I get some good splitting timber "
nically designated "laculose whichis
chiefly epiphytes or air plants, plants sues. It becomes enormously enlarged and split it up into slats that will ,
chemically identical with the
growing upon other plants but not a highly perfumed succulentmass average about three inches wide by natural fruit developed in
nourished by them. is but three thick and feet sugar
and not only pervaded, quarters eight
greater or less degree in most kindsof
In the United States the order is
with These nailed on the slats
long. are
absolutely gorged, a superabundance ,
fruit. Fruit
differs both in
represented by two native genera-til- of delightfully aromatic, sweet running north and south, and if one sugar ,
taste and chemical from
landsia with ten species and catopsis sprightly and most exquisitely flavored would run a thin strip down throughthe ,
cane Although of recent invention
with only one. juice. In a botanical sense it is not a middle of them and nail to each sugar. -
it is
largely used in Germany
All ot these are air plants. The fruit, for the ripened ovary forms buta slat, there would be no sagging of
for perfecting wines, as well as in the
pineapple belongs to another genus of small part of it, but is rather an ag- thin slats.
manufacture of fine liquors and is far
this order and is allied the ,
closely to gregation of accessory parts and formsa This is a very cheap and substan-
superior to ordinary for
epiphytes, and is much like some of compound or collective fruit, and tial cover, and when I read about the sugar making

these both in form and foliage.It for that reason is called a syncarpousfruit. price of land and the clearing it up, lemonade which the or other preparations in
saccharine principle is
is Bromclia Ananas of Linnaeusand
on the Indian River, I think that I
brought into contact with acid
Ananassa Sativa of Lindley. The remaining parts of the plantare can cover my acre and then not haveit
Nanas is its South American name those provided by nature for the cost as much as theirs will, though
and is to Ananas in the lan- \ Mason writes that the
changed perpetuity of its kind, and collectivelyare their land may be better. sugar
guages of Continental Europe. The called offsets, but a more appropriate I have had some ask me if they manufactured by this process is a .

numerous varieties are distinguishedfrom name would be offshoots. Of could not set them out on the hilltop i limpid white syrup of great density,

each other by the color and these the suckers are the product of and not cover. It could be done if containing from 75 to 76 per cent. of

size of their fruit, the form of their axillary buds near the roots of the they wished to take the chances of sugar, and possessing among other

fruit varying from the globe to the plant and are the most valuable for the cool nor'easters or an occasional valuable qualities a rich, fruity flavor,

pyramid, and from that to the cylin- the purpose of planting.The slight frost retarding their growth as as of natural fruit sugar, and the ca-

der; also by the color, text'ure and slips are produced from brac- much as the cover would cost. I do pacity to remain fluid and free from

more or less serrated edges of their tate axillary buds at the base of the not choose to do so and have been granulation for an indefinite period,

leaves. The variety most commonly spike of flowers and as the fruit maturesare well satisfied with my profits.I notwithstanding its high degree of -
cultivated in the West Indies the density. It is well known that ordi-
a cluster of embryonic plants, have always had a few hens, anda
Bahamas, Florida Keys and on Indian gathered closely around its base. good share of the time a horse, so nary white syrup containing 65 per

river is known by a variety of names. Under high cultivation more or that my expense for fertilizer has been cent, or more of sugar crystallizes :

Spanish, because its early cultivationwas less of the axillary buds, mostly light, and I have found nothing better and forms granular deposits, and when

mostly in the Spanish provincesof bractate, along the sides of the stalk, than stable and poultry manure. used for preserving fruits often can-

America; Red Spanish, because of develop into shoots and are called Have not bought much so as to see dies to such a degree that 'the pre-

the red appearance of its leaves; the side shoots, and in character and the difference in results, but would use serves have to be recooked to restore

Black Spanish, because of the very value are about midway between the potash in some form if I were to the desired smoothness and fluidity.The .

dark color of its fruit at a certain sucker and the slip. artificial fruit sugar, on the con-

stage of its development;; the Red Pine The crown has already,been refer- buy.As this i is the tomato country it_ is trary, remains smooth and fluid under

for..the reason given above; the Com- red to as a cluster of leaves growingout hard for the people to see anything: all conditions.But .

mercial Pine, because of its superior of the top of the fruit ; and the else, or they will say, "it is too much the quality which chiefly determines -

shipping qualities and being most com- crownlets are very small secondarycrowns fussing." Well, it may be so, but its commercial value is its

mon in commercial lines. In some growing around its base. who cares as long as it pays hand- power to assimilate, develop and pre-

parts of Florida it is erroneously called Island Home, Merritt's Island, Fla. somely? serve the natural aromatic flavor of

both the Strawberry and Bird's Eye. >-.-. I do not average a very high pricefor the fruit to which it is applied as a

Erroneously because both these names Pineapples in the Interior. my pines, for people are improv- preserving material. Confectioners,

belong legitimately to other sorts. Editor Farmer and Fruit-Growea; ing their places so much, constantly, fruit packers and skilled housekeeperswho

A description of this variety with I read an article a short time ago that it seems almost like hard times, have tested it quite extensively

the modifications above indicated, in regard to raising pineapples in the which would be no more than is heard during the past year in the preserva-

will answer for most if not all the va- interior, and thought that I might adda from all sides. tion of cherries, strawberries, peachesand

rieties. little of my experience in raisingthis My letter is getting rather long andI various other fruits, pronou ce it
consists of short most delicious fruit in the sand far superior for such to
The plant a very will not say any more, but thoughtthat purposes any
. thick stem supporting a thickly set hill region of Florida.I there might be something inter- known form of sugar, and cite.among

cluster of leaves. The leaves are am just on the edge of one of the esting for a new beginner to learn its other advantages that it is always

linear-lanceolate, from ten to forty largest tomato-growing regions of that pineapples can be grown at a ready for use, and eliminates wholly

inches long, thick, rigid and narrow, Florida, and for that reason you may handsome profit even if a coveringwas from the factory'all incidental pro-

with the edges and points armed with know that it is not very frosty, although needed. GEORGE L. STEVENS. cesses of dissolving and refining the

one-sixeeenth we do have an occasionalfrost. -Bradstreets.It .
sharp spines from to Monte Vista,Pla. syrup.
one-eighth of an inch in length. The <
Smooth or Green Havana and the But I have become satisfied that The Keuka correspondent of the is estimated that $10,000 worthof

Smooth'leaved Cayenne are excep there is nothing that can be made to Times-Union says the peach season is pineapples have perished in the

tions. As their names indicate theyare pay any better returns, and I think it over, prices averaged about $1.50 per great blockake of freight trains west-

destitute of spines.At safe to say as good returns, as I have tree net, which was higher than last ward bound. Thus we all feel the

the proper stage of developmentthe been receiving for this fruit and its year. effects of these strikes in far off States,

coming bloom is heralded by a slips.I Dr. Price's Cream Baking wder even here on the East Coast.-Juno:

brilliant blush, covering the entire started in about four years ago, World' Fair Highest Award. Sun.








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FJi'dElli'l! ]' ] '1'1tJ eiE1\ years before, the other field had beenan in connection with acid

, -........--- old sod on which a small grain' kainit and phosphateand mon Red clover. It is worth trying
J -- crop had been sown to seed the clover and other the growing of clover in a small way at first by all farmers.
. Lime and Fertilizers. legumes by their help is to As
' with. Both fields a crop to cover the ground during
gave good be
re- the
Editor Farmer and farm practice of the future for winter
Fruit-Grower. it is of
sults, but that one where the lime all great value, and it may
The subject of nitrification in soils was applied was remarkable. It who wish to do the best for soil' probably be worth while sowing for
wasa I and
well stored with organic matter is one steep, rocky, upland field of only crops at the same time. this purpose, for fall erowth in locali-

of absorbing interest to all cultivators \v. F. MASSEY. ties where its winter
moderate killing would be
I fertility, but I had a .. .
of the
soil.Ve must distinguish between ranker growth of'clover on that rocky Crimson Clover. I probable two seasons out of three.

nitrification in soils well filled nil than on a fertile bottom near by. Soveral orders About fifteen pounds of seed are re-
with humus and the fixation of nitrates already have quired
Lime is of per acre.
really little
use as plant received for seed of this
by means of the new va-
symbiotic organisms food direct. All the cultivable soils of ---. .
riety clover to be in
in sown the
nodules on the roots of leguminous have in them all the lime essential for groves of Florida this fall. It orange should Small Potatoes. -

plants. Only one form is plants ; but by the liberal use of limewe be sown in August, or by September Save the small potatoes for the hens.
engaged in work while the
are not only enabled to unlock at the latest After they are cooked they will
nitrification in 15 to enable it to get a require -
nary a fertile soil is
carried plant food existing in an insoluble stand and get well rooted before the no preparation, as the hens can
on by three distinct organisms. state in the soil, but enabledto easily pick them;
The first carries the we are autumn drouth sets in. The following to pieces. In the

the formation of process only to get better results from the use of additional information is from the winter season they will serve greatly

form ammonia. The second the cheaper mineral forms of fertili- American Cultivator: to assist in keeping the hens in good

nitrite and changes the third the forms ammonia into zers than we could get with completeand There is a difference in hardiness of condition, and as such potatoes are
form the high priced fertilizers without the different varieties of the Crimson clo- unsalable, they can be made just as
only apparently in which nitrogen help of the lime. Thus by using liberally valuable ss the large if
is used the ver, some of which do not have crimson ones converted
by roots of green dissolved S. C. rock into and sent to market.
plants. Now, it has been found that phosphateand blossoms. One of these is called eggs

in a soil abounding in humus some form of potash we can geta Egyptian clover, and has white blossoms .

"-&.auu_'-1_: _mOla_,-1, nnnncatlon._ .,. .. or_vege- good growth of clover. Lime resemblinQ'-- tho----c-e- of-- \.\\7l-iifr. .....- .rlnupr0 ....."" ."'.., The strike has struck us, and we

most active in the Id of always added to the surface on the young but on a much larger plant. This kind had to come down to Florida beef; it
presence a plen- clover will
tiful supply of carbonate of lime and rapidly promote the nitro- is not hardy, and is only adapted to is not so bad, though, and if we are
gen fixing and the growth of the growing in the Southern struck harker
this has recently been demonstratedto States. The I no than that, we shall
be due to the fact that these too, and when the clover sod blossom of the true Crimson clover is get along finely.-Juno Sun.
isms can take their carbon from organ-the' broken, the presence of the lime from two to three inches long and is .. ...
carbonate is
an active assistant
carbonate of lime. The in the crimson in 'color. It is an annual Mr. M.: E. Gillett, General Mana-
greatest nitrifying in
value from this nitrification comes in matter. process decaying organic. plant, but in Delaware and New Jersey ger of the F. F. &V. G. A., organized

r when there is abundant potash at We do not the it is the common practice to sow it local Union with the following mem-

hand and the nitrogen is fixed as a under of a approve of plowing among corn in July or August, when bers: Lyle & Co., M. Stansfield, Sam'l!

nitrate of potash. This comes in crop peas and clover it will live through the winter and ripen Harn, A. D. Alderman, J. M. Hay-
ordinarily, as the crop on a fairly fey its seed the
a next spring. It is often as man, J. N. Hooker
constant accompaniment of the tile soil is worth Ben F. Blount, J.
more feed than cold in Delaware
nitrogen fixing by the root organ- for manure. But if soil and New Jersey for B. Gibson, Payton Hicks and John C.
on a barren time
it is
isms of leguminosae. And here in a as much farther north. If Blount Bartow Courier.
vegetable matter, we have gotten you have a location where
lies all
in consists the value .
great of by of fertilizers
means a good growthof winter it will
these plants such clover and probably pay to try some, A local
as cow clover or it union of the Fruit and
peas, may pay to plow taking care to get the true Crimson
peas, the capturing, as it were with- under Vegetable Growers'
; the whole growth in such a soil. clover seed which is hardier Association was
than the
out cost the nitrogen of the air, insteadof If this is done a dressing of lime at Egyptian It is organized at Plant City, with W. S.:
variety. used in Delaware
buying it at high rates in fertilizers. the rate of not less than 30 bushels both Knight president; Dr. A. M. .Barnes,
i as a forage and for
But, it must be remembered that crop vice-president and T. M.1:
per acre should at once be added, not plowing under as Last Venning
clover and green
peas are greedy consumersof only to actively promote nitrification season about secretary and treasurer. The old
potash and use more lime than most but to 3,000 acres were sown union was rehabilitated and
prevent an injurious twenty-
acetous with it.
other Growing the seed is also prof--
plants. In an experiment made fermentation. five new members added.
There will be little 'itable, as the demand for Crimson
eight or ten years ago to test the value danger from this
source the crop i is clover seed exceeds the The
of different forms of lime on clover supply. WITH STANLEY'S
plowed under until
mature. yield of seed varies HANG Corrugat cT
we applied to adjoining fields per acre from threeto Steel Hinge.
water- Mr. Ruffin of Virginia, used to fifteen bushels. Ten They are Stronger Handsomer
slacked lime and is re and cost no more than
plaster the
or sulphateof limit the
region where lime YOU
lime. The would pay garded as a good crop, and it sells style. For Bale! by Hardware
'p same money value of to the section of his State where the from Dealers generally, but If not in
\ each was used, but far the readily at four to six dollars per your vicinity write the Manu
larger loblolly pine was the "old field" bushel. The Crimson clover DOOR facturers. Send for"Biography
quantity acre of the slacked crop saves of a Yankee
per lime. growth, but I found it profitable Delaware HInge"maUedfreo.
up farmers much
The field valuable fertility
where the lime was used had
at the foot of the Blue
as roots
use nitrogen
had atmospheric
a crop peas plowed under two
loblolly grows. The use of lime
same as do those of the com TEE STANLEY WORKS, New Erlta1nct.r .





Poultry.] egg is indepedent of the hen, and To Keep Hawks Away. fertilizing material, simple or com-

commences 1,000 or 3,000 miles from Take a bunch of new scrap tins,suchas pound, deserves the most serious con-

where it was laid, how can it contaminate is generally thrown away from the sideration of farmers, when articles ofa

Edited by E.W. AMSDEN,Ormond Fla. the same by copulation with an- tin shop. Tie a string around them similar chemical character are offeredfor
""""- other breed. and suspend them four or five feet their choice. The degree of pul-

The Impregnation of Eggs. Even among mummies that old above the ground, near the poultry verization controls almost without exception -

How regularly this question bobs theory is exploded.No yard, on a limb of a tree or stake, so under similar conditions, the

up for discussion. I am frequently one man believes it now where that the tin will dangle in the sun- rate of solubility, and the more or less

asked to write upon the matter, as to- 100 used to believe it. Science denies shine, which will cause a dazzling rapid diffusion of the different articlesof

day, a letter comes for a word upon it. reflection that can be seen for a mile plant food throughout the soil.

the subject. I do not see that I can I know it is not so in dogs. I do away, and it will be sure to frightenthe The state of moisture exerts a no

add anything new. not believe it is so in cattle. But hawk away, I have tried this for less important influence on the pecun-

In 1877 I wrote and experimentedas many do. If it were true in fowls several years with success.Fresh iary value in case of one and the same

follows, and it has been my guideever there would not be a breeder in the- b kind of substance. Two samples of

since, and I have never been land with a first class reputation. Water. fLh fertilizers, although equally pure, "

accused of shipping mongrels.In I was at a yard only a few days Fresh water and plenty of it is a may differ frcm 50 to 100 per cent. in

the oviduct running from egg ago and saw three breeds all running commercial value, on account of mere
sack to vent is the work house where together, yet I know cases of birds necessity in egg production, as an egg difference in moisture. *
is of and the
composed largely water
the impregnation takes place. The have been sold the past year from Consumers of commercial manurial

ovary grows till it bursts its sack andis that yard at $20 to $100 each. mer hens require than in a greater winter.supply The in easiest sum- substances do 'we/I/o buy, whenever prac-

expelled into the oviduct, where The egg is the support and, nour- method of when ticable, on guarantee of composition with
lying in wait, the spermatozoa of the ishment of the spermatozoa during supplying reference to their essential constituents; .
weather is the of
male is ever watchful to take posse, their gestation while in the egg. The warm appears by use and to see to it that the bill of sale recognizes -

sion of the disc, and the yolk goes on life germ is transmitted by the male.It wooden troughs, as they not only that point of the bargain. Any
hold but be
to be enveloped in albumen, and last is the same in the semen of the a large quantity, can mistake or misunderstanding in the

by the shell. All this is secreted in male as in the disk of the yolk. Cir- easily cleaned at t any. time.Reducing transaction may be readily adjusted,

the oviduct. culations come after expulsion by the Stock. in that case, between the contending

Now in the healthy laying hen thereare hen. parties.-Massachusetts Bulletin.Mr. .
from four in their dif Reduce the stock to a minimum as a .
two to eggs Turkeys have a heat. One copula-
ferent stages of formation in this ovi-- tion will impregnate all the eggs she soon as the hatcthing season is over Henry Hubbard made a shipment -
and the hens to unless suchas I of India last Satur-
duct that cease lay, lady bugs to
are subject impregnationat lays inside of thirty-one days, no more.
one time. If have owned turkeys may be molting. During very warm day. Isaiah, a small colored boy,

The last two however you you weather crowding the poultry in the has been employed to capture a thou-
are past have seen this heat last about thirtysix -
being impregnated if the hen has not hours. Frequent copulations will poultry-house at night will be favorableto sand or more of these bugs for Mr.
the propagation of lice. When the Hubbard. wanted in Indiato
been previously exposed.All take place, and that is the end of it They are
hens are not comfortable they will not destroy the scale insect.Florida
secretions in the oviduct
must until the next litter, and eggs laid in
find escape at the vent, for nothing i thirty days are fertile.-I. K. Felch in lay. Send the males and very fat Philosopher.
,hens to market, as they are not only
goes by absorption that organ, Wash. Poultry Journal.
writers claim. useless now, but will bring less later
as some .
on in prices. All pullets that are
How long will these spermatozoalive Another Way to Kill Lice.
in this oviduct, is the question.The backward, and which will not maturein Everything that
In the Farm and Fireside of May
time to become winter layers, should Grows
following experiment seems to 15th I notice Mr. J. R. Little's discussion -
limit.I also be disposed of. In fact, keep
the .
prove ten days Needs Food.THE .
of the lice I
had agree nothing that is not needed, and save
hen that hatched
placed a
with him that fire is sure death to the by lessening the number of -
and nursed a brood of chickens with- expenses structure must be built
insects. Several of our neighbors ex- fowls which means a proportionate and it
out with a cock for three cannot be built up
perimented with it, and it proved an increase of eggs from the remainder. from nothing. Men, animals,
hours then I collected her with
eggs entire success so far as the lice were cropsever.thin that has life-
the following result: need food. People used to grow
concerned but their chickens had to
t First two eggs not pregnant. Eightof Actual Value of Fertilizers.The crops without supplying them
and fences until
roost on trees a new
the nine she layed inside of ten approximate market value of with food, for there was enoughin
house could be built. My: way of the soil. Those times have
the different brands of fertilizers obtained
All laid
days were pregnant. eggs keeping the mites in subjection is to passed, and farmers must now
afterwards fertile.I by the cuirent mode of valu-
were not feed their crops the same as they
whitewash two or three times a
placed a hen by herself that had year. ation, does not express their respective feed their animals: if they expectthe
The house is built of dressed boxingand
been exposed while nursing her agricultural value, i i. e., their: crop crops to feed them. Bowker's -
the roosts put in so as to be easily Fertilizers furnish plant
value for the
chicks. producing higher or
removed. I have tried fish oil strong food for growing crops in solu-
Seven of the eight eggs she laid in lower market price of different brandsof ble,active form;so that it is readyto
to have been made from the
ten days were fertile. All eggs laid fertilizers does not necessarily standin nourish the crop from the
whale that swallowed also kero-
Jonah, start the finish and
direct relation their ;
after the ten days were not fertile.I a to particular
but lime will clean fed this reaches hand-
sene, good, strong way a
took hen that had finishedher fitness without reference to the
a just any some, profitable maturity. For
them and give the housea
litter waiting to incubate, after up condition of the soil to be treated and proof, ask our many customers.
look and smell. I scatter !
having been shut up for four days to healthy the special wants of the crops to be For prices and circulars, ask our
sawdust the floor and the
on local address
scoop up
break up her sitting, but though exposed each week. "Eternal raised by their assistance, nor to the agents or
droppings once
form in which the different ,
for three hours
not an egg was guaran
fertile.In vigilance is the price of liberty, applies teed essential articles of plant food 74 Bay Street, Savannah, Ga.A. .
in this case also.-Farm and
this case I think the incubatingfever are best adapted.To .
Fireside. M. BOND, CENT AUI. FOR FLAEast
select from
either destroyed all the sperma- t MK. judiciously among

tozoa or there was not a complete Dipping Hens for Lice.It the various brands of fertilizers offeredfor

copulation.The is not pleasant work to dip a lot patronage, requires in the main,

force of these experiments you : of hens in order to rid them of lice. two kinds of information, namely, we a

can consider as well as I. I believe The best substances to use are some ought to feel confident that the brandof

it no male be with the hen, the sper- of the well known sheep dips. The fertilizers in question actually con-

mes from her last associates will live hens should be held by the legs, heads tains the guaranteed quantities and

ten days. down, with one hand holding the qualities of essential articles of plant

But if changed from one male to head. Dip them with the head under food at a reasonable cost ; and that it

another, that the fourth day will be first, and let the solution cover every contains them in such form and such

from the last male. So sure am I thatI portion of the body, not even the toes proportions as will best meet existing

have many times offered large sums excepted. Pull them to and fro in the circumstances and special wants. In ,
Coast Poultry Farm
for a chicken that was hatched from tub two or three times and set them some cases it may be mainly either Still in the Lead.

the fourth egg being from the discarded free. It should be done only on warm, phosphoric acid or nitrogen or potash, The oldest and largest in the State.

male for a vigorous new mate. clear days. in others, two of them, and in others Poultry Supplies-Incubators and Krooden
Bone Mills, Clover Cutters. Our specialty i is
Healthy stock mated five days is .-.-. again all three. A remunerative use ANIMAL MEAL AND CLOVER HAT.'

Many Persons are broken' of commercial fertilizers can only be paid.Circulars Wire. Netting at wholesale prices, freights

safe.Now tell me, if you can, when a down from overwork or household Rebuilds cares.the secured by attending carefully to the and Price List on application. Eggsto
Brown's Iron Bitters hatch.
hen that never saw a male will lay system,aids digestion removes excess of title, above stated considerations. E. IV. AMSDEN,

eggs and that all the circulation in an aid cores milt a'ifGet' the genuine The mechanical condition of any Ormond, his,

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on the hours that should be devoted to Awarded
{State eWs Our
] sleep; truly, "Nature's sweet restorer."
Highest Honors World's PaIr
-..... If[ not through the work leave it. I.. -

One of the county authorities is Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, know it takes considerable resolutionto DR;

authority for the statement that the St. Thomas Fla. do this. But in my humble opinion

much despised and greedy railroads Time to Speak.I there is no duty given connected with

have paid into the treasury of Col- the management of the household,

umbia county within the past few tell you, it is time to speak, unless it be the care of the sick,

weeks over nine thousand dollars in When" folks'l spend more in a week which is always a labor of love, with CEi
good old
taxes, thereby giving substantial re do grandsire thought 'twould out enough of daylight in which to

lief to the county, bringing the school To see him and aunt Hitty through do it. C

board out of debt and leaving a snug The country's got too rich in spots, If by any chance I have a late super .

balance in the treasury.-Lake City Like 'tis in worn out pasture lots ; ) I never try to wash dishes and i,

Reporter.It All green and rank round here and there arrange dining room or kitchen as is PAMN6POWDIR.
The rest gnawed down till pretty bare. done .1!
usually when the
That kind meal can be 1
of feed is called the best,
may be a seemingly wild demandby eaten before dark. I
Where every spot's more like the rest simply make
men who live in the middle r,r Not great,rank grass, but good and sweet, some little preparation if need be for

, northern part of this State, but if they And all the creatures get to eat; Breakfast, and retire with a clear con-

- could live in South Florida a few Not off Force pushed back and some .hooked science, my_ duty_ beinp done, if-- the____ .
years they would then understand And some housework isn't. '-' MOST PERFECT MADE.
with both feet in the !
better the force and necessity of a Some get but a small share of sleep, A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. fty'
railroad commission. I was a ship- There was a time the commonwealth and must make the most of it. To from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant

per of oranges for one period of three Meant something by its name, shorten the hours of sleep at the expense 40 YEARS THE STANDARD.the .

years, that I kept an account of what The And commonwealth gloried in its fame our fathers;! loved, of health, physical and mental,

the railroads received as freight on 'Twas for the people of the land is slow suicide. If sleep comes fitfullv following suggestions many hints

what I produced, and it ran to near It raised its sheltering hand, through the night, or comes not at ali, that will prove useful at home'*the

eighteen hundred dollars, a fraction. And the people was the nation it will generally weigh down the eyelids year round may be found. Make
over what I received after twelve I In this great and glorious land. after the morning breaks; and ad covers of different kinds and styles for

years hard labor to get my grove to Now I never value a creature vantage should be taken of every all your trunks, according to their

bearing.-G. W. Hendry, in Tropical By the heap of hay it's got, minute. The room may be darkenedand size and shape. Low steamertrunksserve

News. But that's about the way it's getting, as Florida mornings are cool and as comfortable divans when covered -

The Tribune alluded some time And In I our read country's in a city pasture paper lot; refreshing, the morning nap will in a with a cushion, which should be

since to the report of Capt. Russellof As an honestly meant idea, great measure recuperate the nervous just the size of the top of the trunk,

the quarantine boat Missoe, and That the possible end of the questions system, otherwise, a miserable day and filled with hair, moss, excelsior,

State Health Officer Dr. J. Y. Porter That are troubling of us here, would be the result of the sleepless or cotton-batting ; denim, cretonne,
that ,. Might be this : that the smaller farmers night. cotton crepe, or Canton flannel maybe
Spanish fishing smacks were
constantly Would be
gradually taken in
violating the quarantine and Bought by Much has been written about the used for the cover, and a valance of
up some wealthy fellows
revenue laws along the West Florida With plenty of brains and tin; midday nap, but it cannot take the the stuff, just clearing the floor,

coast. The matter was brought to And we would become their stewards, place of the night's sleep. Fortunately should be sewed all around it. Your
And pass our future life the little divan will take the of
the authorities at Washington and summer night is deliciouslycool ) place two
In living along on our former farms chairs and be
orders were received here to take As hired-out man and wife and unless body and brain be than the vastly more comfortable -
these violators of the laws of the overwrought and too fatigued, sleep regulationstraight-backed,
United States in charge when found A vision seems to pass my way, will come without coaxing, providedthe high, cane-seated affair found in
tresspassing. On last Of sturdy yeoman in their day, room is well ventilated. Doors country hotels and boarding-houses.
Saturday the
revenue cutter McLane: Lieut. O. S. Who And helped lived and build thrived the in commonwealth.hardy health, and windows may all be open, at least Large, high, flat-topped trunks are
Willey commanding, went up to An- The commonwealth the common weal in the country. The breezes blowing easily converted into tables by laying

dote and took six vessels in charge, Those three words seem to make me feel through are a delightful soporific, and over the top a pieee of stout paste-
ranging from twenty to eighty tons A rising in my heart to-night, few are the mosquitoes that will l i board or a thin board, and covering
Like that was felt at Concord fight! ger. neither with a silk rug, tablecover, or
capacity. They were carried to Mul A
reformation's got to be When a woman knows that with cretonne. If the latter be used
let Key where they will remain fif Most like to Luther's o'er the half the
sea ; things she has planned for the it is best to shape it to fit the trunk
teen days and then be turned over to Indulgences will have to stop day ,
the United States authorities who will 1 To "trusts" that money puts atop must be left undone, yet each hour cutting a piece the size of the top, and

look after them.-Tampa Tribune. It's not by selfishness and greed, filled with the duty nearest to hand, putting on the side piece without ful-
We shall fulfill our country's need it is the time for that little siesta, that ness, but with just a little spring at the

The strike at Chicago which has resulted Farm Journal. she feels is a real necessity. An early corners. A rug is something one should

in the stopping of freight trains riser, probably, the breakfast is cleared always take when traveling, for it can

for some few days past has had a bad Summer Housekeeping-:$ away, and everything put in "apple) be turned to a multitude of uses, and

effect on the shipments of pines made "Seems to me you are straying off pie order" before she wi'l'l sit down fora it is needed .to throw on the ground

from this river to the Western mar from summer housekeeping," moment, though rocking chairs meet when sketching or reading outdoors.

kets. While the shipping season was one. No, indeed ; rest is one of says its her at every turn, and the hammock The expensive Italian silk rugs, which

almost over, still probably, 2,000 component parts, a prime factor. If swings invitingly on the veranda. By come in stripes of color upon color in

crates or more were intended for the the Florida housewife is under the noon-if she takes my advice about a great variety of combinations, ares

Western markets this week and last, necessity of doing without a goodly) the cold lunch the worry of dinner admirable for this summer use.

where the growers have netted better share, she must be a strong woman, off her mind, at least-she composes Round-topped trunks are somewhat

prices than they have in the East. The if, when autumn comes,. she Hoes not herself for a comfortable rest ? No harder to dispose of, but a little trouble
result is'that some of the fruit on the find- herself "completely fagged-- --out--,-"- indeed; but for a good afternoon wither h will well repay one. Get a packingbox -

way will be spoiled before it can ever and wondering how she ever got needle, or, if she will persist i in the size of the trunk, or of convenient -

be sold and the remainder of the crop through the summer. But with plentyof i tiring herself out, at the sewing m a- height to serve as a table or toil-

must either be shipped to the Eastern rest and occasional recreation, swill h C chine. M. G. M. et. Discarding the cover, let the bot- .

markets or disposed of in the Southern on the contrary, wonder how the -e. tom serve as the top, and knock out

markets, in such cities at Jacksonville months have slipped by so fast. Shewill What to Do With Trunks. one side to leave it open in front. This
Savannah, Charleston Atlanta feel furnishes a convenient closet for the
none the worse ; even our In the small
etc. It is estimated that the crop of stay-at-home sisters, will declare they rooms which trunk, which can be pulled out when

this river (which was probably about have enjoyed the season much better many people are crowded at summer necessary to open it without disturbing
crates this has : resorts, trunks are usually found to bean the things on the table. Cover
50.000 year) netted the than would have been possible at a the
growers about $4.00 This unmitigated nuisance ; not only in table top smoothly with denim .
per crate. northern watering place with the heat the or cretonne
will be i way, but also liable, unless treatedwith and full
a valance
satisfactory to the growers and and worry of dressing three times put around
will a I the utmost respect and caution, the Front and sides.
probably stimulate hundreds oi f day, late hours, etc.Ve( dress inflict
may to
others yet to plant out pines. The and undress times jagged rents in gowns-for One of the large writing pads, fitted
many a day at who
can the
guarantee integrity of a with
crop this year was subjected to every convenience for writing
an un- home, but that's quite a different trunk's bands and ,
paralleled drought which decreasedthe corners after it has laid on its top will convert the trunk-
thing ) There's a health
great giving been in
the hands of
size of the fruit, otherwise there secret in rest. a baggage smasher cover into a writing table-a convenience -

would have been a larger number of First of all bed Do ? usually sadly lacking in summer
go early. not All this can be avoided
by utilizing hotels.-From "
crates hipped.Titusville Star. allow the duties of the day to encroach the trunks "Holiday Comforts;
as pieces furniture. n45fJ Demorest's Magazine for August




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How to Detect Oleo. by building up the constitution and RECIPES.Soft .

All of the Philadelphia hotel and assisting nature in doing its work.

Many. restaurant keepers who are fined $100 The proprietors have so much faith in Gingerbread.-One cup each of

for selling oleomargarine when butteris its curative powers, that they offer molasses, sugar and butter, three cups

called for, complain loudly of the One Hundred Dollars for any case of flour, three eggs, one tablespoonfuleach
of ginger, allspice and cinnamon,
women injustice of the law which imposes the that it fails to cure. Send for list of one teaspoonful of soda, dissolved in a

fine whether or not they know isoleo testimonials. Address, cup of cream or milk and added the last

margarine that they are selling. Mostof F. J. CHENEY & Co., thing.

suffer them aver, and probably truthfullythat Toledo, O. Charlotte Russe Cake.-One and one-

they buy the stuff for butter and Sold by Druggists, 75c. half pints of cold rich cream; sweeten
and flavor with vanilla to taste. Beat
themselves deceived. haveto t H>-
from nervous complaints ar: are They Another Butter Substitute.If until quite stiff, then add a quarter of a
pay the fine just the same and the box of Cox's gelatin dissolved in a little
kindred troubles peculiar i only satisfaction within their reach is current newspaper rumor is deserving water, and continue beating until it is

their sex. In their train coir to turn round and prosecute the man of credit, oleomargarine and stiff enough to put between layers of

who sold it to them. other imitations of butter, which are sponge cake.

constipation, biliousness, h. lid- Dr. Leffman, a Philadelphia chem- now being so extensively palmed off Boiled Potatoes with Cream Sauce.-

ache ist recommends the as butter on the helpless public, are Wash and scrape new potatoes and put
and neuralgia, obstinate following test: over the fire in boiling water. When
"Place of the but- to be brought into competition with a
some questionable
done, drain and shake thoroughly in a
and hard endure.
to to
cure ter in a tin cup, about the size of a newly invented combination of petroleum current of air. Put in a hot dish and

Every woman should be aware teacup, heat it, and if when quite hotit and vegetable oils that will pour over them a cup of cream sauce, to
drive it out of the market the which has been added a tablespoonful of
how she her- sputters and flies, like lard does says
easily can keep chopped parsley.
when it is frying, and if salt gatherson American Farmer. It is claimed that Tomato and Mutton Pie.-Butter a

self in good health by taking, the top, you can believe it is oleo- the new mixture can be manufacturedvery deep dish, put in a layer of sliced toma-

in sickness and health that old margarine. Butter, on the other hand, cheaply, and will be of great toes, then a layer of mutton cut in
will not sputter nor fly, nor will salt benefit to the oil men who will findan rather small pieces, sprinkle lightly with
' and reliable remedyBrown's gather on the butter will foam outlet for petroleum in its crude fine: bread crumbs, and season with
top; up
salt and bits of butter. Continue -
condition. Laird & Lee the pepper
until it runs over. All of which can Chicago until the dish is full, having the

be read and inwardly digested by the publishers, own the patents, and are crumbs for the top. Bake an hour anda

proprietors of all restaurants, possibly said to have been offered a fabulous half.

much to their profit and advantage. price for their rights. With the influxof Boiled Beets.Wash the beets care-

-.-.- imitations, it becomes of first im fully, and do not cut off the roots, for by
Sunshine to Destroy Microbes. so doing the juice escapes and the coloris
that we have a national
I Iron BittersIt's portance pure
spoiled. Boil them several hours the
Now that much is said about the
so food law that is at the same time com time varies according to the age and

danger from disease-producing microbes prehensive and will stand the test of season. When young and small they require -

grateful friends are legion. the fact deserves to be known the courts. This is one of the ques-' about an hour. When they are

that the light, and probably also the tions of paramount importance that done, pour off the hot water and cover
They are to be found in every I them with cold water. Rub off the skin,
heat of f the sun operates as an efficient Congress does not seem to take a very
cut them in rather thin slices, and season
State, in almost every land. safeguard. Professor Percy Frankland, extensive interest in. with plenty of fresh butter salt and pepper -

debilitated in the Nineteenth Century,relates some t and, if you like, a tablespoonful or
For weak
overworked There in this issue a noticeof
experiments with the cholera bacilli on I i appears less of vinegar.
women, and puny and some guinea pigs. He found that' the incorporation of the Pierpont Rennet Custard.-Beat the yolks of
Manufacturing Company. It is the three eggs with two spoonfuls of sugar
where the bacilli had been for
delicate children there is no exposed of the to and whip the whites! to a stiff froth. Put
several hours to sunshine they were purpose company engage this into the dish in which it is to be
better medicine in the world. perfectly harmless, while those which largely in the manufacture of orange served and add one quart of milk and a

Dose small and pleasant to had been kept from the sunlight produced box material of all kinds. A specialty few drops of vanilla or peach flavoring,
the disease in a virulent form. will be hoops made from native and when these are well mixed, stir in a

take and it does not injure your :More still the woods. Mr. Pierpont has inventedand spoonful and a half of rennet wine. In
important was discoverythat
cold weather the milk should be warmeda
teeth. Testimonials are full the pigs which had been inocu- patented a hoop which is in every little. It will harden soon, perhaps in

lated with the cholera bacilli that had way superior to anything heretofore five minutes. Sometime a spoonful will
of praise-they speak of suffering been sunned three to three and a half used for this purpose. When we con- be suflicient. It is more economical to

relieved-of sickness hours did not suffer when they were sider that approximately $70,000 was warm the milk a little, sweeten it, and
add only the rennet wine and grate nut-
afterwards inoculated with the active sent North for box hoops used duringthe
banished. Why not a over the top.
get bacilli. Thus there the kindof past season this article seems of meg
was same
bottle ? great importance. All the machinery Corn Starch Pudding.-One pint of
today protection that we get from inocu- milk, two tablespoonfuls of corn starch,
lating with virus from the cow. purchased is new and equipped with a scant half cupful of sugar, whites of
Look carefully at the package when Makeyou all of the latest improvements.The three four little salt and flavor-
purchase Imitations abound This is a most important discovery, or eggs, a
and should he denounced. The Sure and will make cholera less a terror thanit timber in this vicinity is abun- ing to taste. Beat the eggs to a stiff
genuine has two crosssed red lines dant and of the best quality and the froth. Dissolve the corn starch in a littleof
on the wrapper. of it. has been. It is also very suggestiveto
confident of the the milk, stir the sugar in the remain
all who know the general healthfulness company are making der of the milk which place on the fire.
BROWN CHEMICAL CO. BALTIMORE I MD. box sides in the State.
best produced
of those who work much out of When it begins to boil add the dissolved
doors and therefore spend a large part The stockholders are all practical men, ; corn starch. Stir constantly for a few moments
An Incarnate Sepulcher.Pure and their names are a guarantee of the when it will become a smooth
of their working hours in the sunshine.
health for every human organ success of the enterprise.-Florida paste; now stir in the beaten whites of
Houses would be much more healthyfor
the and the eggs and let it remain a little longer
ism depends on constant
their inmates if windows and win Philosopher. to cook the eggs; flavor with vanilla and
prompt removal of the waste matterof dow blinds were opened more freely, C. B. Smith returned to this city pour into the mold 1, or first, before pour-

the system, every vein and cell letting in a greater amount of air and last evening from Belleview, where ing into the mold, add one half cocoanut

sending to the surface through some sunlight. There are, doubtless, his phosphate mines are located, and grated. Serve with whipped cream
many around it, or a sauce of boiled custard
of myriad outlets the material that
one he sold tons of soft phosphateto
other injurious microbes that cannot says 100 .
made with the yolk of the eggs.HYINOTIS'I
has done its work and become dead
at price. The
live when exposed to sunshine. one man a good

matter foreign to the animal economy.If purchaser has a large pineapple farm ; :NUTSHEI.'LKD. Greatest book

we check this process by closing up $100 Reward, $100. at Eden, and has used this phosphateon \ out. Tells all about this won-

the lungs or skin or any other chan- The readers of this paper will be it for three years with excellent results. derful Hypnotism subject.,you will Whatever find this your book of views great are value.on

nel, the man speedily dies, poisonedby pleased to learn that there is at least .-Metropolis. Published price,50 cents. Sent free,transportation -
prepaid, if you remit 25 cents for subscription -
his own corruptions. Alcohol one dreaded disease that science has The Titusville fibre factory will very to Homes and Hearths, the elegant
checks this removal of waste matter. household monthly Address HOMES AND
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The man "bloats, as we say, perhaps ,that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cureis machinery has already been tested,

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and goes about an incarnate sepul- the medical fraternity. Catarrh have BKBKBBIBI. Poland Chine
tells us he expects to everythingin & ate PIQS. Jeney GoernMj and
cher ready to die of lockjaw if he Holstein Ca Ue. Thoroughbred
being a constitutional disease, requiresa running order in the course of a ShHp. Fancy Poultry. Hun tine
runs a Splinter into his hand, or to be- constitutional treatment. Hall's week.-Titusville Advocate. and House Dogf. Catalogue..
I 8. w. sWTJL Coc ranvllle.Cheater Co. Penaa*
come the ready prey of any disease.- Catarrh Cure is taken internally, act- .. .
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Co-operation Among the California Labor and Capital. A Prolific Native Cherry.Mr. .
Rows FruitGrowers.There Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower : \V. L. Orange of Mannville,

can be no doubt of the in- As editor of the leading agricultural sent us .\ can of cherries of the native
ARTIER and (fruit-growing in Florida,
tense practical interest which is takenin paper variety heretofore.mentioned in these
position is one of responsibility -
TEKMS OF SUBSCRIPTIONFor this subject in Southern California.The great columns. They were cooked and
One Year .82.00 of and doubly so when you go were found to require a large amountof
accounts meetingof
.... newspaper outside the domain of and
For Six i.oo agriculture being of the intense
sugar, most
the in Riverside '
In Foreign Countries 3.00 orange growers into the mazes of politics. Your edi- acid
in all cash in remind the reader of that remember ever to have
"Subscriptions cases June 12, historyof
torial the status of the strike
advance. No discount allowed on one's the profound emotion which stirred upon tasted. Yet they proved very satis-

own subscription(except in a club), but to the hearts of the people of ancient shows too plainly that your information -, factory for culinary purposes, havingso
all agents a liberal cash commission will is derived chiefly if not wholly much body, and are an undoubted
Rome when
he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby public proclamation was from one side of the question and
acquisition to the horticultural
made "The is in resources -
them. Write for terms. : Republic Danger.
that is the side of a subsidized
press. of the State. The fruit is
To every new subscriber we will send, The San Francisco Examiner says :
postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Gardening You should strive to be more judicialin very firm fleshed, so firm in fact, that

in Florida." For two new subscribers "The largest gathering of orange grow- your treatment of a question thatis we have never been able to dismiss ;

at $2.00 each, we will send, ers ever held in Southern California as- much broader than our continent, the idea altogether that it is a dwarfed
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange sembled in Young Men's Christian As- and to remember that in these times the
plum although stone is free and
Culture." sociation hall this afternoon. The meeting ,.
Rates of advertising on application. was called by the fruit men of River- workmen do not, on trivial grounds, : shaped like that of a cherry. Mr.

Remittances should be made by check, side Valley and other orange-growing quarrel with and throw down their I Orange states that he and his family

postal note money order or registered districts in Southern California to hear bread and butter, and that the king- have been using them since June 20,

letter to order of reports from the officers of the exchanges dom of heaven is not peopled exclu- both for cooking and as the basis of
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER which have been handling the orange sively by millionaires.
Jacksonville, Fla. crops on the co-operative plan during the an agreeable beverage.
past season. The banks and principal JOHN H. SPENSER. This is the third year the tree has
NOTICE business houses closed to allow all who de- ,July 15 been bearing, and this year it yielded

sired to attend. Additional interest was The original Pullman strikers had a about three bushels, despite the frost

If you receive a copy of this attached was generally to the meeting understood from that the factit genuine grievance in that, while their and drouth, which rendered the plum

paper which you did not order, reports received and the action taken upon the wages were being lowered by succes crop, both cultivated and wild, a total

consider it an invitation to sub- continuance of the exchange plan of sive drops, their rent was not corres- failure in that vicinity.

scribe. If you do not want it, handling the orange crop largely de- pondingly reduced. The Pullman com- .

kindly hand it to a neighbor. pended. Almost every grower in Riverside pany own most of the dwellings of the Orange Cider.
Valley was present and representatives -
village, and they asserted that these
of the exchanges of Pomona, On- Our wide-awake little contemporary -
OONTBNTS. were bringing them a return of less
tario Colton and other towns in the
Florida Facts, has raised a protest
MAR.KETING-Union or Ruin ............... 451 orange belt were in attendance. The out- than four per cent. ((3.84)) on the capi against this vile stuff which was foistedon
of the such to tal invested. But the of the
GROVE AND ORCHARD-Peaches and Plumsin come meeting was as ren- profits
South Florida..................... .. 451 der it certain that almost the entire out- company on their cars leased to the the people of the United States by
Pear Blight; Atlanta Exposition.... ...... 452 put of oranges during the coming season railroads were so enormous that they the aid of the humbug of "Old Fort
THE PINERY-Pineapples-II; Pineapples in will be handled on the exchangs plan. Marion" at the World's Fair. It does
the Interior............ ................... 453 "Florida's net results show about 25 could easily have afforded to be satis-
seem as is a sheep to be
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Lime and Fertilizers fied with a rental barely sufficient to
box the
; Crimson Clover... ......... ........ 454 cents per while net results of all fleeced and the eyes pecked out of it
of California's oranges will certainly show I pay the expenses of keeping up the
POULTRY-Impregnation of Eggs; Reducing by buzzard of the continent.An
three times this amount. houses. every .
Stock; Lice; To Keep Away Hawks... 455
OUR RURAL HOME-Time to Speak; Summer Several strong speeches were made But when we come to the "sympa enterprising man could make mon-
Housekeeping; What to do with Trunks. 456 urging all growers to stand by the ex- thetic strikers' what ey with the real article, authenticatedby
An Incarnate Sepulcher; How to Detect changes, and when they were concluded excuse have the] analysis and autograph of the
Oleo; Sunshine to Destroy Iicrobes; Another contracts for marketing fruit on the exchange they ? Debs and his coadjutors claim
Butter Substitute; Recipes......... 457 State Chemist.
California plan during the coming year were that they were not responsible for the

tDITORIAL-Co.operation Fruit Growers; Labor and Among Capital; A Pre- signed by almost every fruit-grower in slaughter of human life and the arson 1.1
served Orange; Orange Cider; Prolific the hail." About the only California fruit
Native Cherry...... .... .................. 458 that were committed in the strikers' : which able
was to the continent
Co-operation in California; Markets....... 459 There are two errors in this statement name. But if they were not the direct cross
Weather and Cider..... occasion of these during the railroad embargo, was that
Crops; Orange 460 which only need to be pointedout. outrages, pray, who

MISCELLANEous-Economics Poisonous....... ...;...Yellow...... ...Jasmine ....- 461 That in regard to the outcomeof was ? They knew perfectly well that forwarded:by Shippers express.of A all contemporary kinds of-
An English! View of Pines; Orange Crop of Florida's orange crop we can affordto outrages would follow on the
Louisiana: ........ ...................... ..... 462 dismiss with a smile, on account of heels of the strike; that the strike wouldbe green fruit from California are taking
< advantage of the barrenness of East-
the constitutional the opportunity desired by these
Weather in Jacksonville. apparent incapability -
ern markets by having fruit at-
miscreants for the
of the average California newspaper consummation of tached
a s tJ.bG> a -..50 Po.= ; to tell the truth about Florida. their atrocious deeds. They that take to passenger trains, which
DATE. I I I I IJuly 0co the sword shall perish by the sword bring them from the Pacific to the
co 'a. The second is in regard to the ; Atlantic coast in only a little more
and if of the innocent
--- - some strikerswere
10......... 76 74 90 63 22 79 o.II number of growers signing the con- than six das. A carload of peaches,
July ii ........ 76 73 82 69 13 76 2.04 tract to ship by the exchange plan. shot by the soldiery it was onlyan plums and apricots arrived in this
July 12......... 77 77 85 72 13 78 0.07 unavoidable result of their being in city
July 13........ 81 80 90 72 18 81 o.oo The Examiner telegram says that this week in excellent condition and
July ........ 82 bad company, which would not have
14. 79 77 91 74 17 T nearly all the Riverside
...... growers were the fruit was quickly sold for
July 15 77 81 92 72 20 82 0.00 been abroad if it had not been for their
July 16...... .... 79 81 89 71 18 80 0.18 present and nearly all in the hall advised action. The cost of sending a fruit car across

Mean ....... -78078088. - -*2.4o signed the contract. A recent issue i the continent, attached to a passenger
Total rainfall. of the Riverside Press gives the names train, is $600, while the ordinary fruit
T- Trace. of all the of that place-nearly A Preserved
growers Orange. car, attached to a fast freight train,
E. R. DEMAIN, Observer.
two columns-and marks all who Air. G. Bert Ravmond. of ConnprJ costs only $300, and refrigerator cars
-- -- --------
The Government crop report for signed. We should say without an actual ticut, sends us an orange* which was cost $450. The fast fruit trains take

July estimates the apple crop of the count, that about fifty per cent. treated by a lately invented process from eight to ten days in making the

country at 47.6 per cent. of an average have signed. The agreement is that April 15, and placed in a cool place trip, and the shipper who avails him-

crop; the peach crop 24.3. unless ninety per cent sign the ex- (not cold storage) without a wrapper. self of the passenger service thereforesaves

change shall not continue another We are bound to accept the statementof from two to four days.

Mr. E. Bell, of New Orleans, writesus year. Mr. Raymond, that the orange had ------.....

that his pear trees treated for blight But the significant fact is that the been treated by a preserving process, Florida can well afford to say noth-

by Paul Deswert, a Belgian horticul- business men of Riverside were apparently as it gave no external evidence of the ing about her losses in melons and pine-

turist, are making a fine growth since more earnest in support of fact. The aroma was particularly apples shipped west during the strike,

they were treated, and that he will the exchange system than the growers noticeable and natural; it weighed 91a in view of the far greater losses of

have further tests made. themselves, as shown by the line ounces, being about five per cent. California and the middle South. The

which we have italicized. They ap lighter than normal for an orange of Pacific Rural Press is furious with the

The terrible loss of life and prop- parently realize more vividly than do its size. On being cut open there was railroad managers, but rather unjustlyso

erty occasioned by Debs' strike will the growers themselves, what a death found a slight degree of dryness and because the of their
be cheap if it will bring about even- blow to the prosperity of Riverside' sponginess for about a half inch in fruit trains was in no connectedwith

tually more complete control of the i would be the failure of the exchange depth at the stem end. The flavor the Pullman controversy.way It was

Government over railroads. Let the. system and a return to the old hap- was a little old, but not more than the strikers, or at least the camp-fol-
turn over their roads few. hazard method of .
managers a consignment.There one would naturally expect at this lowers and riffraff who sympathizedwith
more times to Federal control and the is a broad hint here for Flor- season of the It
year. was them who stopped all
very freight
Government will get used to it. ida growers. sweet, rich and juicy. movement.



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The Basis of tho-Fruit Exchange. ]Vulets.! .

At the request of Mr. M. E. Gillett -
I General Manager of the F.F. & V.-G.A., FRUITS AND PRODUCE. CHAPMAN
a copy of the following letter was. furnished Corrected by Marx Bros. & SUDLOW
him: These are average quotations. Extra choice t
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor
P. E. Platt Esq. lots sell lower. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA. :.-';'1.
Lemons,Fla., ..... ....'.............. 2.00 Manufacturers of .;:,.f
Sacramento, CaL,. .. Messina............. ......-. 4.00 t
Dear Sir-The fundamental principleof Pineapples, crate .... ..........._ 3.50104.00 HIGH: GRADE FERTILIZERS. ..
the organization of the fruit Mangoes, crate.....,. .... .... ...... 150 .
growers Limes, 12 qt crates .. .............. .50 Ground and Steamed Bone a Specialty. Caustic Soda and Flowers of Sulphur.Always ..
IS co-operation, and in,",the whole super- Cocoanuts: ... .... ............. 3.50104.00 on Hand. Every Kind.of Raw Material at Current Rates.
structure that idea has been kept paramount Peanuts best brand....... ............. .0410.05 -Send for Pamphlet on- :
to the fullest possible extent. The Guavas,3-peck box.................. 1.50
Figs! sugar, bu...........;........... 1.50 ORANGE TREE, PINEAPPLE AND VEGETABLE FERTILIZERS.
I orange growers have realized that in union I Figs, white, bu............ ............ 1.25
? there is strength, and that it is possi Pears, LeConte, bbl...... ............. 3.50104.00
ble to effect an organization if individualand Grapes, Niagara, good, crate.... .... 1.25101.50
l local Grapes, Catawba, crate.... ......... 1.25 to 1.50 BflRMETT BROS.
selfishness, pride ,and jealousyare Peaches, crate.......................... "1.50 BARNETT : :
subordinated to the common good. Lam Canteloupes.bbl ....................... 1.50 .::
t sorry that I have not a printed circular .............. 05 to .10 ;'>*
which Northern cabbage..................... .10 BROS. 159 South Water St., Chicago,
I we used last summer setting Potatoes, ....;.... ................ 2.25
forth the plan of organization, embodying Western potatoes 5 bbls.... ........ 2.00 FRUITS DEALERS IN FRUITS. -,
that portion of it wherein the Onions,bbl ........... ................ 3.00
er's connection and relation with his grow-local Eggs........ ..-............._. ...... .I I CHICAGO-! We respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.' *'":.
VEGETABLES. We are now making a specialty of
association is more particularly dealt with.

The cardinal points, however, are as Onions,Corrected Fla., crate by...Davis.. ....&..Robinson........1.00 to 1.25 ORANGES .
follows: Yellow Yams, bush......... ......... .75 ,.
1. Local associations to be organized in Sweet Potatoes new.................. .75
each to Hubbard squash, bbl.... .............. 1.50 and invite correspondence on Markets and ',Prospects. "
locality so as embrace as nearlyas Cauliflower, Fla.,each................. "
possible growers or sections having Lettuce, doz.,... .....................e. .25
identical interests and grades of fruit; Squash,crate......................... i.oo We want reliable agents at all principal shipping points.;
and recommend that not less than Celery................. ......._.. .. .40 .
two EggPlants, bbl....................... 2.00 References ,
huhdred carloads be embraced in each Tomatoes............................. 50 to i.oo by permission-National Shoe and Leather Bank, New York,
local association. Green Corndoz ..... ................. .10 the Volusia County Bank, DeLand, Fla., and the Commercial Loan and Trust Co.,
All the business of the Sweet Pepper, bu., no demand....... 1.00 ,
2. association to Okra, bu............ .. ............. 1.00
be done in its name. Cucumbers, good,crates............. i.oo to 1.50
3. Each association to do its own Cowpeas,shelled,peck.. ............. .50
under its Green Beans, crate.... ............. .75 How to Sell Pineapples.THE
packing own supervision, and Peas,crate ................... ...1.00101.50
brands be established which shall set New beets, with tops,barrel crate..... 1.00 .
forth the association name (no individual Pumpkins each....................... .05 to .15
names to be used and Parsley,per doz.: bunches............ .20
company ) Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ .25
s which may recognize locality. Green onions,per doz. bunches....... 20 to .25 JACKSONVILLE FRUIT AUCTION CO.
4. Each association to select an agreed Pepper,hot,bushel, no demand...... i.oo .
I number of their members, who shall act Sage, well cured lb...................... ..15 .
Lima Beans, shelled, qt............... .10 Are offering splendid inducements to
as directors or executive committee, and Hens........-,-,....._........._u..... .25 to .30 .!
also one who shall be known as managcr. Roosters........................n.... .20 to .25 PINEAPPLE SHIPPERS.
5. The only to receive Broilers........._....................... .15 to.25 "
manager com Turkeys, per pound,gross.........._. .12 We are prepared< to make liberal advances on shipments of pines. Also in position to sell
pensation,.and a general oversight of the Ducks.........-........-. ........... .35 over-ripe stock here or refrigerate at slight expense,and guarantee arrival in perfect conditionEast
affairs'of the association, subject to the Geese...--............................. .35 or West.
executive committee or directors, whose Write to Us, We Can flelp You. .

decision or .authority may be reversed or Will & Jones. .
We are now handling Oranges, Peaches Potatoes, both new and sweet, Tomatoes and Pineap
aside two-thirds vote of the ..
by a mem- Buffalo, July 16.The demand for oranges -. pIes. Remain open all summer, to handle Grapes and Melons. QUICK RET JRNS.T '
bership. light receipts being light price 4OS. t$. TOWfiS, President.- -
Such rules be found I ....... .'
6. as
may necessaryto sustained, selling 3.50 to 4.50 box. Lem-
cure uniform methods of conductingthe
ons have developed some strength on account -
business or fixing and maintaining of warmer weather, and the west- FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
uniformity of price, etc. ern market being opened through the
7. Orders for the delivery of fruit to be strike being declared off. Prices range .

prorated as near as practicable among the 3.50 to 5.50. Raspberries, currants and
members, so that the crop under the con- An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit. to the
in demand at
gooseberries good price.
best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300(XX)
trol of the association may be drawn uni- Potatoes active 2.00 to 2.25 barrel. Cab- BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to-supply boxes and paper on
formly from the members in the propor- bage low, as home grown coming in. order. Write for price list and terms.
tion that they have bears to the whole. Bananas have surprised all, having soldas -:OFFICERS :-
The fruit to be weighed in the packing- high past ten days as any time throughthe GEO.. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, VIce-President.
house, and each member given credit for ALBERT M. IVES,Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. ,TURNER, Secretary.:
Culls season. Pineapples 5.00 to 12.00. DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford O.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
the amount delivered. may be Note.-Will & Jones, Buffalo, sold Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher, Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co.;
weighed back to the individual members, past week twelve hundred watermelonsand B. M. Baer. Duval CO.L A. Brady, Brevard CO.L; F. Sampson, Marion Co.; C. V. Hillyer,
John M. Osceola Co. W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co. 31. S. Moreman St.
or pooled until the end of the season, Marion Co.; ; ;
fifteen hundred barrels
when the which the culls bearto potatoes. Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co.,
percentage Address correspondence to the Florida Fruit.Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla. Stencils,
the whole amount of each variety can with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
be ascertained, and that percentage deducted New York Markets.

from each grower's delivery. New York, July 16.-Pears-Georgia! '
8. All the books and correspondence to LeConte have met a good outlet and toneis Wild Goose per quart 8 to 10. Grapes, 1.37 ; Southern, seconds per bbl, '1.00;

be in the name of the association. firm at the close. Early varieties from Florida Niagara per 241b case 1.00 to 2.00. culls, per bbl, 75 to 90c ; Sweets, N. 0;,.

-9. If, by .reason of neglect to fertilize, points between Jersey and Maryland\ are Muskmelons, N. 0., per bbl., crate, red, per bbl, 1.50 to 3.00.

cultivate or cleanse his orchard,any grow- mostly poor and uncertain in value. 1.00 to 2.00; per basket, 50c to 1.00; Vegetables.Receipts .
er's fruit becomes inferior and unfit to be Peaches continue scarce and while fine Charleston, per basket 1.00 to 1.50 ; per since Monday exclusive of

pooled or marketed with the balance of ripe are in demand, poor stock is neg- barrel, 1.50 to 2.50. Watermelons, Flor- potatoes have been as follows: Pennsylvania -

the fruit of the association, such orchard lected and low; a few choice Early Riv- ida,.choice per 100, 20.00 to 25.00 ; prime Railroad ,at Pier 29, New York;

may be excluded in whole or in part from ers have met a good outlet. per 100, 14.00 to 18.00 ; Georgia, small 10.514 pkgs, including: 3,708 onions,

participating in the benefits of the,association Grapes-Choice Florida Niagara are in per 100, 8.00 to 12.00. 4,281 cucumbers, and 2,186 tomatoes; at

for the current year, but the associ- good demand and firm, but poor stock Potatoes, Southern, have arrived freely Jersey;City, 2,000 packages, including:,
ation shall handle the same for the separate dull and low.MelonsReceipts. the past week and with a good? demand, 68 onions and 1,272 tomatoes and 660

and sole account of the owner. of watermelons for market has kept pretty well cleaned up, cucumbers. Old .:Dominion line 32,000

10. /The proceeds of the sales of fruit to the week have been 200 cars against 183 but feeling is easy at the close. Monday packages, including: 8,350 bbls and 11-.

be distributed pro rata from time to timeas cars last week. There has been a good Rose opened at 1.25 to 1.50,notwithstanding 500 crates cucumbers and 11,350 tom a.

received or directed by the management demand for prime large melons and such receipts were heaviest of the season toes. Savannah,line, 8,500 pkgs, mostly.

: keep cleaned up closely but small or and market gradually advanced 1.75 to tomatoes.

11. .Associations may be grouped together heated stock moves slowly at low and 1.87 ; Wednesday with some business up Onions, Southern potato, have arrived .
for convenience and economy into irregular figures. Muskmelons have arrived to 2.00, but Thursday 1.75 became top, freely and have sold rather slowly .but
districts, and a central office establishedfor much more freely and with a and Friday 1.50 to 1.62J covered general prices have been well sustained. Southwestern

such, where the telegrams and corres- good demand, fancy sell well in instances sales. Saturday 1.50 was high for choice >> onions in light demand and a

pondence shall be delivered, and where above quotations, but poor melons neglected with ordinary 1.25 to 1.37; market well shade easier. A few: Orange county reds

the managers may meet to pro-rate the and a drug on the market. cleaned up. Long Island are steadily have appeared but poor and sales mainlyat

orders among the different associations. Pears, near-by common per bbl. 2.50 to increasing in supply and stock has sold 1.50 per bbl. Egyptian are neglected
12. An executive office may be estab, 3.50; per crate 1.00 to 1.50; Georgia Le generally at 1.50 in bulk, some few sales and offered.down to 90c to 1.00 bag.

lished at some convenient central point Conte per bbl. 5.00 to 7.00; per carrier. 1.62. Sweet potatoes in moderate supplybut I Eggplant, choice, are in good demand

determined upon, where an executive 1.20 to 1.75; per crate 1.25 to 1.50. Peaches seldom choice and moving slowly at and firmer, but poor work out very.

board composed of representatives of the Maryland and Delaware E. Rivers per about former range of prices. North slowly.

various districts shall meet, whose juris-: basket .75 to 1.50; Jersey per basket 50 Carolina Rose, prime per |bbl, 1.25 'Tomatoes The supply is liberal and
Plums and Delaware to 1.50 Chili Bed prime bbl 1.25.to with the bulk of the stock and
(Continued page 462)), to 75. Maryland ; ; per green ,poorI


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", the market has been.irregular. There is .
no surplus of fancy,and such are firm and COMMON :SENSE FRUIT ,
.high;but green fitocfrbas to sell low. Comparatively CLIPPER.

little stock ,is -enough to.
command full outside quotations; tone THREW away'

ruling easier to-day. .,* : HANDED shears Two ,

Cucumbers, Norfolk,'per> barrel,'75c to and clip .your or- ,

1.00; egg plant, Florida, per barrel,>2.QO, anges and,grapeswith V ,I ,I.'i
to 4.00 onions Egyptian bag '90c.to GOdbey's'h, : '.
; per ::0-
1.12 onions. ,barrel .comm ...: ...-.:".,>: d .... ,;.. ...v.... :: Lf, ,:, ,.. .,
; :potato, per 1.75 oJ FruitClipper; the <'- ;t "* ." ,: ,.
b r
' :
: "
2.90 tomatoes per only clipper that ::/r' ,
; Georgia/average car- a'l ; :::" i,' -
rier-1.00tol.lO. wsyoutograsp ,
and clip the fruit
with ONE .HAND. .c
.tIt 4''a : ,
saves .one :...." .'. -. ,
: :: ,
CROPS i\\\\\ pthird ?
WATHER AND i of the time. \ ,

.. 'It saves one-half .. ,
of the 11 bor. \ SHORTEST QUICKEST

For Week, Ending July '16. es.It saves expensItmaybe \ J

The temperature continues below, nor- worn ,
mal; the deficiency'for the past week averaged -' on a glove or the = MOST ATTRACTIVE ;
between two and naked hand.It .
three degrees.for >is not in the i '
the State. The 'first three days of the way in handling -
week cool for boxes, baskets '-----
were unusually Julybut:; or .
during the closing days temperature ladders.It leaves ROUTE
approached nearer to the normal.Localfihowers.occurred hand.free to pull one
in all parts of down a"limb;hold
the State,i the average.for the week being'abdUt a basket or cling BETWEENFLORIDA

40 per cent.-above normal. Some to a ladder. It allows you to clip your fruit wherever it can be reached with one hand. _:

localities had the heaviest rains for the EVERY CLIPPER, WARRANTED. POINTS
season to date,and complaint on account( Sent anywhere,prepaid on receipt of Si.oo. Send all orders to AND THE

of too much moisture ;for crops on lowlands T. K. GODBEY, Waldo, Florida.! NORTH
?a ,made hv ;a fflw"cnrrr nondents.

were generally'nave been benefited- fruit is rapidly increasing in size. Vegetable mand for the genuine and healthful beverage THE
but heaviest rains occurred it is and fruit shipments about
done for which may so readily be made FLORIDA CENTRAL
feared ':has AND
some damage done, especially the present. :'Grass is the
growing rapidly: from
.to,cotton and. oranges now go to waste,
corn. Orange groves and ,the ,haying ,
season to .be in the
promises :
groves or are shipped solely for the
continue toimprove. The week was, on earlier than usual. A brilliant meteorwas benefit of transportation PENINSULAR
and -
the whole, a very favorable one for.farm- observed at Brooksville on the eve- commission merchants. '

ers:and fruit growers. ning of the 12th. A house in Orlandowas Our correspondent VIA
procured bottle of'
Western: istriqtinrall excessive struck bv and !
lightning slightly this so-called cider advertised
generally, but below normal 'i in the extreme damaged. Hfghest temperature, 96; eighteen cents orange per bottle, or sixty cents at: LAKE CirY.MAGON, ATLANTATO

Western ,par :Temperature: averaged lowest, 69 ; mean, 80 ; normal, 82 ; average per gallon, and writes us that it
about 4 degrees below the normal. rainfall 2.06 normal66. appears
; ; to be weak solution of molasses and vinegar'in

Showers occurred ,nearly; every _day! Southern' District:Temperature: aver- water, with a :little dash of soapsuds --,, Nashville, St. :'Louis I and ChicagoWith -
throughout the greater part of the dis- aged'about two degrees below normal-for for flavoring. :.

trict. There was too much rain in the this district and there was less rain than The not in this !' but one'change of ,sleepers, connect
press, only State-but all also at Atlanta for NEW
Eastern counties.. but farmers were enabled in other parts of the Stat tbut the amount_ over'tlie country, should call attention to CITY. The Florida Central and and Peninsular KANSAS
to do a great deal of work between averaged considerably above normal. this fraud and denounce it in the has nearly TOO miles of track running through
strongest .
showers. The;planting sweet potatoes -Thunderstorms.- occurred almost dailv. possible lanmiaffft.; and orange rowenl Tobacco Regions, .

still continues and was vigorously pushed teas and sweet potatoes are doing well,; should-take measures to furnish.a supply: Stock farming and Dairy Section,

during the week, the conditions ,being oranges and, guavas growing rapidly. of pure orange cider,for which there i is Peach andStrawberry lands,
most favorable for this work. The soil Highest temperature, 90;-lowest, 72; normal -;: ,already a large demand. ,Orange Phosphate, Banana Belt.and Pineapple Country

is becoming qj8i ;to a considerable 84; mean', 82; 'average, 'rainfall, 1.18 As near as we have been able to esti- Has the Silver Spring, and_
depth and the.good effects of,the rain are normal], 0.60. : mate.the amount of this imitation sold :Other:Fine Scenery.

becoming.noticeable intheappearance of E. R. Demain, Director. within-the:past !'twelve months would The Great Beaches Hunting the Noted Country. .
trees and shrubbery. Corn ,is looking Jacksonville, Fla., July have Fishing Grounds.
well 17 1894. required fully one-half the entire Has the best lands'for'tillage, greatest'variety -
considering the dry weather of'a orange crop to.'make the same quantity of soils m-the State,and above all
few weeks ago; sugarcane and rice good; of the ''
For Mental ,genuine article. j Runs 'over the Central 'RIdgreland
cotton somewhat Backward but fruiting Exhaustion We are still investigating the matter Where It Is High and Healthy.

well. Growers: have begun to gather Le Use Horsford'g Acid Phosphate, and :will refer to it again next week., Prosperous towns fill its-route audit, offers
Gotito.pears; two ;carloads were shipped Dr.B. M. Tucker, ,Helena, Ala., says: Florida Facts: the best freight facilities for any produce to
fi m.Escambia '' "I have.used it in the Northern markets. Send for the popular,
county during the week,. my practice for some .... \' song
and tne fruit in many orchards has been time, and am well pleased with,the effect "MY FLORIDA "

.. sold for shipment to Northern ,markets ..in! dyspepsia, nervousness> and in Tiddle-de-Winks.. HOME.

Highest temperature, 85; lowest, 68; deranged secretions. It acts ,well on.the This is the name of an amusing little descriptive with its spirited of an words actual'and Florida:beautiful Home music,
mean, 78; normal, 82; average rainfall, kidneys, and in 'mental exhaustion I' booklet, which seems to be which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pages
182, ; normal,'1,40.: think it is good thing." in the It is everywhere of full sized best music> ,containing also
.... .. put out by the Brown a picture of a home in Florida and a hunting
Northern District:-Temperature averaged Chemical Company, Baltimore, Md., the scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents-fin(
3 degrees low normal for the Orange Cider. manufacturers of Brown's Iron Bitters stamps,to pay expense of distribution.) .
week. ,Showers and '' ,local and Send also for the best map Florida. (sent
heavy .rains anyone who has
not received
In our issue of last week under the a copy free) and note the towns on its route.
were general ; there was about twice the should ask his A.O.
heading 'Utilize the Surplus" druggist for one as it con MAODONELL,G.P.A.: .
usual amount of rainfall in most sections.' reference to the we made tains lots of fun for the children. Every Jacksonville;Fla.
Crops generally are doing well flat enormous quantities of body shold.ge
; ; imitation Tiddle-de-Winks which
cider and ,
woods, farms' are .getting too much, rain, fraudulently orange sold to innocent orange purchasers wine is given away free. If the druggist has The Florida Central &

and if the heavy .showers: continue this throughout the North and West. distributed all he had, send a twocenstamp -:
week crops on low l lands will probably Since then to the Brown Chemical Company Peninsular
our attention R.
has R.
been called Co.
gutter. Cotton Is doing well, but with to a displayed advertisement of and it will be mailed free.
less'rain and more heat would do better. retail a leading 'Offetrs *-n Shi>thAbMet
grocery,establishment in Northern .
a -- --
(Garden truck in ;
season! doing well; city, which reads as
follows The Shortest
orange:_:_,_._",groves_ _LL__improving!_ _, L'I, and _stIll'_ '' put: i ThA nrinrinal Wnrlrl'a, Frii1". .11n,1n.. .. ... Green Bowling Va. Green Academy, Bowling Quickest Route
-- -- .w"" under the able
&Ilug uu. Nu.r ng _uCS8oms.! Tbe uGlii- Orange Cider." management BETWEEN
perature at Jacksonville has not been Cider of, its president, John Hart, A. M., is enjoying '
above normal "Orange was the most pop'ular.drink j a large AND ALIi POINTS IN
any'day thJs'JI' nth, and at the World's Fair." very patronage. The
during the past two months the deficiency Since its close there has been Academy comprises two large buildings, 'THE EAST AND WEST;

i in temperature has averaged 21] popular demand for it. a strong situated half a mile from Bowling Green, With Improved Ventilated Cars,this com-
t degrees a day. Highest in a b autiftil'wo' dland. It has long been pany is better equipped than ever
temperature ever to
02; It is said to be handle the
pure juice of the fruit. noted and Vegetable
!lowest &8 80 for the thoroughness: of its Crops and
; :mean, normal, 82; aver- It is'strictly,non-alcoholic. courseof insure close connections and
It is despatch
age rainfall, 2.08; normal,1.53. to in guaranteed study, and the fact that none of its to all Eastern and Western Markets. '

Central District--Temperature; deficient free from keep all essential any oils temperature. It is graduates have ever failed of admission to Through oars to destination without
acids. -
i ;j' rainfall, in excess, but local in character healthful or It is any College or University. The discip- change or delay.
stimulating and the
and while most sections had pleasantest line i is kind but firm and parents sending Perishable
more drink freight followed
tasted. by
you ever wire and
than enough, other localities received If want their boys to this. Academy can feel that shippers advised time passing various Junc-
haidly sufficient for you to buy some we will sell it their morals and health will be tion points and arrival at destination.
places' where crop needs. In to you for 18 cents per quart bottle, or 60 looked after. carefully I All claims for overcharges and loss promptly -
frequent showers .
nil 'vegetation is growing -cents'per-- -_! ..gallon.... ...At..the. World's, Fair
rapidly and 'Uu paiu oa ceiiis for hue same size." '' See that your ''goods &re marked
such crops as are now coming on are Now we venture to assert that there is A will GOOD lease CHANCE.four-room=To a desirable party I via F. C. & P. R. R.
doing well}! weather favorable a house and ten acres
fodder where; the for saving not one drop of genuine Florida orange (two cleared) in Lawtey, for a small rent, to be For information call on or address the undersigned -'
rains were light! but !juice in a dozen bottles of this so-called paid entirely in work. Enterprising men clear : ,
where heavy, it was injured slightly. orange cider. In the $soo to$300 per acre strawberries. Address, C. E. TAYLOR, Trav.A'gt. Ocala.Fla.
name the
of STRAWBERRY, this office. W. B. TUCKER Gen.
Cane.rice orange
potatoes and A'g't, Orlando Fla.
peas are looking growers of this
State we protest against i G. M. HOLDEN, Trav. A gt, Leesbur .
well and
frees continue promise lo improve good<; crops; orange its sale, and call upon :the owners' ,of FOR CUTAWAY 'HARROW prices address'B. 'Or W.N.R.s.FULLER, Trav.A'.tr.1;.. Tampa! ;FU.*

and the young Florida orange groves, to supply he de i 10-21-tf'3 Hubbard' Federal Point,Fla.,State Agent, PENNINGTON.. J aCbonvflle Traffic Manager,
W, H. PLEASAKTS, GeneraTrel'ghtAgt


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C.OMPLETEi.. : :: FE'R.TILI aR T OR' 'APPr.I S. '.

YSISPhosphoric Acid;6'per cent:; Ammonia- ,4,per cent::; Potash,'8 per cent. Price,t. o.b1. cars at Belleview,$.k o.:', '

ANALYSIS:-Potash, 6 to 7 per cent.;'Ammonia,3 to 4 per cent.;.'Phosphoric Acid;8 per cent, Price per ton f. o.b. cars at Belleview$2S.oo;

: Our'Soft;Phosphate and Complete Fertilizer are each high,grade and' much cheaper'at our: prices than any Fertilizer- sold" 'in' Florida$ :r

Put up in 200 pound)' sacks. Terms, cash with order. For testimonials. freight rates, etc., address, -' '" .

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When. I speak of economy: I don't do'if, letting'a house to -be built,. viz' :: ticeor,, deny: it,and prove:their denial. /

JVEiscellcHieous.i ,, mean that:kind where a man spends: Draw, up, our plans and specificationsand Recollect,the aboriginal man wastoot-:

a day picking, and packing bushel let !it. .to the lowest bidder, who one combine,. and the'' aboriginal

Talk Economics. of beans" when they are netting 40 can:give'the,proper;bonds:' man'is the one''that' gets licked every;
Lively on
cents a crate simply:, because he has A man that_ has long ,been buildinga time
:Editor: Farmer and Fruit Grower: labor them where ''
: already spent on or '
; certain plan or pattern of a six room Brains beat physical force knockout
Well, I'm! asked to write somethingfor a'man picks three-penny nails out.of ;
house, and,has his men each, skilledin physical force on the first* round'
,the-; it takes too long ,to the sand simply.because they are.paid his specific branch of, work,. ando every time; and if we; the physical:

write, the whole name of your paper. for; nor' of that economy where a itrbetter'and"at Half the cost: that! a force, with' our balance of power"'iky

To be of 'value it must' teach some I man with a team spends twenty'miriutes ;' man'of-odd jobscan. See. ?' numoersI'mean all thesacaljecl lain
.least, and for the
thing or l amuse, each year plowing.around'a stump
So,: too, when' we pay, $30.00 for a oring classes':-do not use;little: more
latter I was note' born, nor since for wheni i in' so
years many '
set of teeth when we ought to get brains we will be driven: to t1 e' wall
schooled, and for the former we must minutes with said:team he could pull ,
them for>$8; or, $25 for a single case like serfs. :
have:r facts and facts only. said when :'
stump, or by com '
when it In conclusion if want' me
accouching ought 'no,1"to
you: tq
W er .clearing land I could tell bination the would
stump puller rve
excede and:when tell what I don't! know .
$5;" we p y.frqm $5 you, or! ifyour
how to do it much. more cheaply;than, a whole township.Nor .
to $50 for a'' simple.contract-drawn up want my mistakes and will' profit byi
itris usually done in Florida, but such: do I believe in that
economy: for a'deed, ; the them I: lots''of itABSALOM :
or:$2 or $io for most can give you : .
knowledge, it seems; is not sought for.I making-- potato ridges by: hand'and
before I :
simple'suit' a, justice- s ywhen' .
it would be considered'presuming
the ,
suppose digging by same costing
process, we"do''this and''that continuously Manatee, Fla.
for me to teach people how 75 cents per bushel when they could P. S. she tell
when it is in our to remedyit -My wife. says can
k to.make while,I have passed, be. for cents. ; '
money made 25
how without
to make firm butter
and that)immediately, by a yellow, -!
4 middle age and yet am poor. Well,) Nor is there any sense)in a man matter down in Florida:
combination, we:are fools, to say the coloring ;
I have made'$5,000'off a single plowing his rice ground with.a one- '
crop the loth. She's
leash And we croak for better': legislation July my; opposite :
of corn, six months' labor, where: I horse ponyplow and harrowing itand '
: '
? the mate Fowler
Those lawyers, doctors and see. right (see ,
was,forty miles to the nearest railroad furrowing it out and drilling i it by merchants are- not to ,blame if we are Temperaments). No mistake there.:
and ran")but a.few hands at that. So hand and,going,over itagain.andcovering'it Well that's'.once.
donkeys enough to allow' it. Now if ,
you,see I ,have made some mistakes;. of:these dOctors', kick Ican'- tell [BYI all means.let'us' :have:the:art 'ofr
: 'telling how mistakes'' are madeis Such dark labor will make .
age any .' firm butter with'out.coloring'
them how a brother ofmin'e; regular making yellow,
of any value, I'm your humble servant people poor and ignorant. So,. too, .. :matter' in Florida at 'midi ,
: from,Ann Arbor, has made His. $ o-, ,. ;
,for I've been there. with and Florida !
; peas crops generally. less than half these summec-ED.] :.
ooo by charging
1- And been there until I have learned When I shall-say that two'men,and ... '.
Florida rates and he-has professionally ( : j:
some.-lessons' on: economics. good'team'' ought to tend 160,acres : Yellow Jasmine 'Poisonous*. ': r
educated a large family and is hale
But before I shall advertise to takea oi: orange grove, I shall be laughed,at. and hearty1:yet.and, don' talk of re .George'Wl.."Webster"ofl iLak e Helen l ,;

class in political or even domestic So too when I see an old man,, tiring.Oh.. t Fla., writes to Gleanings'in Be4.Cuf''
economy, allow"me to say I shall be too old'' to work, by' the use' of $ioo .
} !, let us qUit.asking, those ture: ..
considered crank I ,midst ableto up
a. though give' a invested in groceries in our I
I note
yonder ,to, legislate J for us, when :we your' paper
reason:for the'faith I have.: support a family: well by' thehour's
And if I state that all cranks are labor, of an able-bodied man .will not !legislate' on our own little lately, about yellow jasmine j satisfied h'drifey'being
home affairs poisonous. I ami well ,
7 fools; don'tanalogize: that,all fools are each' day and yet'sell goods as low as that
: Bah! for,''such politics.as.the :for new j jasmine honey poisonous: j
who the in :
cranks. those' buy' by car lot :the. cry f
not only;, to human beings," but.also: tor
r ButI haven't' yet saidthat: all cranksare best: markets of the world=I say* :free trade or for duty only.for revenue, .'
bees. I basemy. conclusions' as-tOt
fools;' but I will say almost all when we allow this thing to"go on'and! : I when,we,.turn right around and give! :if ten'
bees;being poisoned by ,from1
cranks and specialismhas the fiddler this is. :one long-wail and send up a petitionfor : ,; .
; are specialists, we pay ,/ / not my system : years' experience' here in,' Florida $
made our fifty-cent clock and of:economy.I : :$i a box duty on oranges Every year during. jasmine ,bloSolJ1ing *-

7 watch. call this ,blockheadism.When Now, mypolitical, economy' don't ,,our young>bees,aref found: -'crawling -,>

And'when farming and fruit growing, I see our county officers run that sway; and if that-is what your out of the hive! and dying about1

shallJiave become so systematized as building'nice'residences after holding ;Readers want I'm not your'man. Or the entrance. We' never see th'enif

many'of.the mechanic arts are, we shall office a year or two,' while men of if you; ,.like'"' most'farmers, are going, to doing so at,any other time of the'yeti\ '.'

be wiser and 'happier, simply because better brain are toiling. their: fourteen :sit back-on'your.himkersand,say "Oh, It.is common> ,opinion: here} ,that jasmine

we shall have more time to read,think hours.out of the twenty-four, not averaging :yes;,: thatfs' all ,right but they won't .honey''should not be used;till it,

and recreate.; $I.OO per day, and we allow combine; they wont? do it;" I'm not is sealed over; and; I am inclined;to*'

With,all the numerous, agriculturaland :, it, I-say we are woodenheaded., We your man,. for I have,not the patienceto the'opinioIi that,it is. better not,toiise*
horticultural publications there is are fools because we, simply fool our-. : ,talk to such. men. I.want to, talk it till capped: 9 "',

no field, save religion, in which is selves and have ourselves to blame i land*do with:: such men'as..when they .., ..., .,. : ., '. .
written.so much bosh,"so much of the : But'to our subject in hand. Let''tis :;see a thing, and, can't.deny it, I want Dr. Price's' Cream,Baking-Powder t" -.'

impracticable. 'usethelsame, *,common sense here we :them to grasp it and put it into prac-- Most Perfect'Made .
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'(Continued from page 459)). New York Retail Market.In "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN. In the practical_ conduct of the

diction shall extend over the whole terri- California fruits, owing to the rail- To insure insertion in this column, advertise-, business of co-operative fruit market-
tory covered by the districts and local road blockades prices have almost ments must be accompanied! by the money. ing in Southern California, the various

associations. The functions of the exec- reached the prohibitive point, cherries Advertisements must not exceed fifty, words. associations comprising a district or
utive board will bear' the relationto Postage Stamps received in payment.
same being quoted at 25 and 30 cents a pound.
Count word including name and address. bound to it
the different districts that the districts Apricots have nearly doubled in price, ,W every exchange are simply by

do to the local associations,and they shall being held at'60 cents a box, and peaches I PINEAPPLE PLANTS.-Abbaka, $zo per 100. the resolutions passed by the different

have general suvervision over the affairsof have followed suit, being marked at 50 I $18 per 100. J.- P. Allen, associations, constituting the districtor

the whole organization.The to 60 cents a dozen.' The lowest figure Pine Castle, Fla. 7-21-3: exchange its agent for the sale of

above is 'a brief 'outline of our- or- for plums is $1.50. Great stacks of Georgia FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.-A 200-egg sized its fruit, and a resolution by the district -
ganization.I watermelons are shown at from 30 to and Brooder combined,nearly new.S. .
enclose you a few copies of the ,plan 50 cents. each, as to size. Tropical fruit .L. Cook, Hampton, Fla. it exchange, accepting the positionof

as it relates,to the organizing of the district i is abundant and cheap the supply of WEBSTER & HANNUM BONE CUTTER.For .- agency. Each party nominates the
and executive board, which I think pineapples and bananas being constant A sale-nearly new Price,87.00. M. Ches- terms upon which the agency is to ex- '

will be, all that is necessary to give a and large. bro, Plummer, Fla. ist. For all ,practical purposes, the
clear understanding of that portion of the Watermelons usually range from 12.00to is the broker
EXCHANGE.-Sour orange, grape fruit, district or exchange ,
organization.From 15.00 hundred though a few extras FOR
per ,
or plum trees for bees. Wm. Barnes.
actual experience the weakest bring 20.00 to 25.00 in small lots.. Oriole, Fla. it with the advantage to the grower thatno ,

link we have found in our organizationthis Cantaloupes 3.ooa barrel.] Pineapplesare stated compensation is exacted,

season has been that uniting the association 9 to 13 cents each for Indian river. FANCY PINEAPPLE PLANTS-Of all varieties but any balance remaining after all

to the district'executive.board.. Indian Queens 18 to 20 cents, and large can be furnished. Our specialty in large, the quantities.Smooth Cayenne Orlando -, the expenses 'of the district have been :

This will be fully 'correCted thecoming yellow 15 to 18 cents. Bananas are Grape and Fruit Co., Orlando, Fla.,' C. S. rata to the different -
season. steady and in very good demand at 1.25 Van Houten, Treas.and Gen. Manager. 7-21-4 met are paid over pro *

As a business proposition the executive to1.50 ordinary eight hands and No. associations 'according to the

board ought to be so organized that if it 1,1.50 to 1.75 for Golden Vale. BOWLING GREEN ACADEMY, BOWLING quantity of fruit each has shipped.

is to receive orders for fruit and -distribute There is not a very 'large amount of equipment,,careful VA.-opens training Sept., unequalled 7th. Thorough health .. .
them to the different districts, it may Mediterranean fruit in the market now resort record, absolute freedom from hazing,
be able to say to any district, you must I and prices are a little firmer on choice stud nts uniformly successful. For Catalogue, Mr. W. H. Nail has a patch of corn :
address M. U.of Va.
take and'fill that order; providing'only, I stock, while the poorest of the lower JOHN, HART A. 721.8 at his place on Lake Eola that woulddo

that the pro rata movement of the fruit I jradea.have been worked off and there is PAPAW SEED-Fresh-Now is the credit to the river bottoms of the
of the district is not in advance of the an advance in them. Fancy lemons are MELON to plant them 25 for loc. Stamps or
other districts, and so the district must 4.25 to 4.50 for 800 counts, 3.75 to 3.00 for silver. B. M. Hampton, Frost Proof, Fla. 7-14-3 West. He has already gathered'one

be in a position to insist upon the orders 360 counts ordinary are 3.50 to 4.00 for ,SALE.-16,000 orange, lemon and grape crop of green corn from the stalks,
which may be assigned to the local association 300 and 3.25 to 3.75 for 360. Oranges, FOR uit trees. Write for catalogue and prices.All which are eight and ten feet high, and

being filled; otherwise some district 200 counts, are 3.00 to 3.25 for common, budded on sour stock. J. H. Turnley, "Ex now a second crop is coming on.-,
or local association may prefer to 3.75 to 4.00 for choice and fancy. Half celsior Nurseries\Lake Weir, Fla. 7-7-20 Orlando '*

,hold their fruit or rush it into market boxes are 1.62J to 1.75 for ordinary and ORANGE TREES-At greatly reduced prices, Reporter. r

for the purpose,of securing an advantagein 2.00 for fancy, with bloods at 2.12k to 2.37k.: the hard times. W. H. Mann,
price over the other districts,which is Figs, dates and nuts dull, without changein Mannville,Putnam Co., Fla. 7-7-7

not in harmony with the spirit of such prices. paR SALE.-Try some of the Abbakka pineapple -
. an organization.Our l plants and you will not be sorry.
executive board this past season An English View of Pines.It Geo. L. Stevens, :Monte Vista, Lake county,
was not an incorporated body. All the. may interest your readers to know 7-7-4

seven district exchanges were, and a ma- that on Monday last some Florida'pines EXCHANGE.-Roct cuttings of the Giant
jority of the local associations as well. were,sold on our market, all faults and FOR (B.&inensls) for established plantsof Jacksonville Tampa&Key West Hall way.
Under the laws of the State of California no rejections, at 9d each. Considering Sago Palm (Cycas Revoluta). Citrus trifolia- The Florida Southern Railroad Co. .
be formed without their condition and that market is ta seed for honey and peen-to peach seeds. J.
corporations may our L. NORMAND, Marksville, La.LOUISIANAGRASS.Paspalum. Indian River Steamboat Co.
stock. A corporation without_ stock is full,of,cheap local soft fruit, we think 9d. Jupiter & Lake Worth Railway.
practically an association partnership..- was the value of the fruit: Better prices ( platycaule),

In organizing the growers different would doubtless be realized if more care grass or per- INVITATION TO IMMIGRATION MEETINGSFarmers

systems have been ,pursued by different was exercised in the gathering pack- .does.manent Can pasture be planted Will any grow time where of the year Bermuda when

local associations. Generally, however, ing of the pines. In the first place the ground is moist. Sets-25 cts. per 100, $r.so per and land owners living on ,the line of
a,form,of contract has been used where- pines were cut without leaving any stalk, ioooby mail. W H.Powers, Lawtey, Fla. tf the railways named below, who feel interested in

by the grower absolutely places his crop as a result the part where they were'cut bringing new settlers to our State, are urgently
under control of the local associationand shriveled into the of the 'FOR SALE.-Thoroughbred Chester White
up body apple I for breeding. Ten weeks old. Accli requested to attend a merting to be; held on their
agrees to accept the proceeds in full and allowed the air to penetrate and I mated. Large, healthy and handsome. Price, local line as stated herein.

payment. cause decay. Both for appearance and eight dollars. W. J. Pierpont, Crescent City, Fla.; The presence of all those who will sell small

The function of the local association is preservation there should' be at least 6.30.2Ij farms, or parts of farms, to actual settlers at

to have this fruit delivered at packinghouse three inches of stem left when cutting.In OR SALEI have two litters of thoroughbredEnglish low prices ; and farmers who will aid by giving
cull, grade 'and pack ,the same, the second place they were not packed bull terrier pups for sale. WhelpedMay information and actual results obtained by themin
furnish 5th and 29th, 1894. R.B.Bull, Bradfordville,
the meterials and labor necessaryto tight enough the case; there should be Fla. 6-30-4 any branch of farm industry is especially
do it., The orders for fruit are received hay or wood fibre packing round the desired.

either directly ;by the ,district or execu- fruit to protect from damage from the A NICE LITTLE HOME FOR SALOn The citizens of the places named will provide

tive board,and'no fruit i is shipped i until sides of the crate and to prevent it from Court Durkee House.Shell House Road has, only 4'' rooms two,miles closet from and entertainment for visitors at low rates.

the order has been' given the local 9..BSciationby moving about with every movement of porch; lot 110x51. Deed perfect. All taxes paid. The Tropical Trunk Line will furnish free
the di8tri -The two following the case., The fruit was good in color Will sell cheap for cash. Address MATT. G. transportation to and from such meetings. Representatives -
'points can only be effected_by and excellent taste, whilst the tops or JOHNSON, Jacksonville, Fla. '
co-op -.- __ of the line will be present to explain_ _.
eration. crowns,were in good order and quite or- buy 10 or 20 full-blooded An- the object and undertaking.
1. A knowledge of where the.fruit is namental, 'which has' been a beneficial WANTED. R. H. SMITH, Lawtey, Fla.
being' marketed thus affording full pro- effect on the sale.-Letter in Fruit Trade 2t. Jacksonville, ,Tampa & Key West R'y '

tection to the different purchasers of the ,Journal. : PURE WATER.-For circulars and
organization and avoiding gluts, because .. .* DRINK of the BUCKET PUMP and Water Purifier From Jacksonville, Titusville Tavares and intermediate -

under it t o. b.sales are re-established'and Louisiana Orange Crop. address MCLSAN & Co., Agents. Conant, stations. Meet at DeLand, Thursday,

movement of freight on, commission en- Fla. 9-15-5 July 12th, 1894, 2:30: p. m. '
The New Orleans Sugar Bowl is en-
tirely done away with or if to SALE.-Fine Smooth Cayenne Pineapple
; necessary thusiastic over the orange of Louisiana's FOR Florida Southern R. R. Main Line
sell some on commission, as in the case crop Now ready for delivery in large or The ( )
and says "it will belargerthan'lastyears small quantities. Orlando Grape and Fruit Co..
of rejected cars, the destination of these From Palatka, Gainesville,Brooksville inter
because so many young groves are Modelo Park; Orlando. Fla C. S. VAN HOUTEN
cars or the point at which they are sold coming into bearing. Along the Missis- Treasurer and General Manager. '-23-4 mediate stations. Meet at Ocala, Tuesday:"July

is known,the following day to each of the sippi River from New Orleans to the 17th, 3:00: p. m.
associations and | SALE.-Ripley.Queen and Abbaka Pine-
2. A wider, distribution of fruit ,is had Gulf of Mexico,a distance of 100 ,miles, FOR plants., H. L. BEEMAN. Orlando, Fla. The Florida Southern B. R. (Charlotte
young: groves are seen in many places on 6VERY. Harbor Division)
than under
can possible any other both'sides'of the river and for a point of
method, because the dealer feeling that FINE Two to four-year old orange and From Bartow to Punta Gorda inclusive. : Meet at
miles below New Orleans
to the
fifty sea buds at$20.00 per 100 f. o. b J. L.DERIEUX .
he has protection against consignment at groves are almost :continuous-miles andmiles Lakeland, Fla. Arcadia,Thursday,July igth,at 1:00: p.m.
once realizes that he can buy direct from
of solid This is the
groves. principal Indian River Steamboat Company.
the organization a single, car-load ,as industry of that densely popq.latedsection EVEN HEAD OF GOOD COWS, partly Tersey -
cheaply as can the dealer who may han- & from four to eight'ears of age, all freshor Jupiter & Lake'Worth B'y
hundred of our State, and we now notify shortly due ,to calve,' for sale low. WM., B.
dle thus
cars it is
,one ; i our friends in Florida and California that SCHRADER, Waverly Stock Farm, near Tallahassee. A personal canvass will be made of the'territory
found with this trial that .
even one year's 5-12-8
'Louisiana will not long remain behind "
covered by the above.
have been ld in the smaller
cars towns
either of them in YOU HAVE AN ORANGE GROVE FOR
orange production. IF Please note carefully these will be purely
including some which never before pur- also that who ate sale, write to GEO. H. CHAPIN & Co., St, Au- .
says any person ever a' business and those
meetings, only' deeplylnterested -
chased a carload.If gustine, Fla., or 257 Washington St., Boston.
we can be'of further service to ripe Louisiana orange can testify that 5-5-tf and able to aid as above outlined are included -
you they are superior,to any.grown elsewhere in this invitation. .. .
in helping'Mr. Gillett we shall'be glad to That is because of the FOR SALE for cash,time or trade,orange groves, R.
do so, for we realize that if Florida could wonderful fertilityof and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka, Address the undersigned or call on your nearest
:: make as good organization of its grow. our soila'rich" deposit like that along: Fla. 3HI61WANTED ticket agent for form of application for: transportation -
the Nile. -A purchaser for 2,500 Thrifty:Year and other information regarding the
California has the
as it .
ers past season, Pear Trees, 3 to 8 feet at
would be the best thing that could hap- The third National Irrigation Con-' $35.00 per i.ooo. B. W. Partridge, Monticello, Fla. several meetings.
for California. n-1s.tf G. D. ACKERI.Y, .. .
will assemble in Dever Col. ,
Yours gress 8 hens and ,
truly game breeding yard. cock. General Passenger '
.. !.'.. SAN ANTONIO FRUIT EXCHANGE, September 3, and will continue in t5.oo. Also'Langshans,Leghorns and Minorcas The Tropical,Trunk ;
; ,Including some of our Orlando prize win- Line,
session for '
Secretary. seven days. "
11 ners. S.S. DeLanoy,Apopka, Fla. 4-7-6 Jacksonville.: "

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SAVANNAH LINE. The Clyde Steamship Co.

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

between Savannah and Boston, 65 to 70 hours. NEW

The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

Pa..a.Ke Rates. to sail as :follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

. Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.60; I Intermediate $19.00; Excursion, $43,50; Both ways :
Steerage,$12.50. (STANDARD TIMB.)
From New York. From Jacksonville,
Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin, $27.oo; Intermediate $21.00; Excursion $47.301; Steerage $14.23 (Pier 29 B.R.) .STEAMER Florida.
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Tuesday June 26that3pm........"ALGONQUIN".........Sunday, July ist, at 2300: P m.
I Friday, 29th,at 3 p m........."SEMINOLE". ... ...Thursday .1 ,5th,at 6xxsa'm
(Central or goO Meridian Time.) .. Tuesday, July 3d at ........ "CHEROKEE".........Sunday.U 8th,at 8 am
Nacoochee ........... _................ ............. 3 pm. 30
? .... ........Sunday, July i, 2.oop.m. Friday 6th, at 3 pm........"ALGONQUIN" .......Thursday 12th,at 12:00: n'n
City of Augusta... ... .............................................Tuesday, July 3, s.30p. m. Tuesday, Ioth,at 3 pm........"SEMINOLE"..... ....Sunday, isth at 2.oopm
City of Birmingham...............................................Friday, July 6, S.ooa.m. Friday, 13th,at 3 p m........."CHEROKEE".........Thursday, it I9th at 5130 a m
Kansas City....................... .... ........ ...................Sunday, July 8, 9.30 a.m. Tuesday, II 17th,at 3 p m........."ALGONQUIN" .......Sunday, 22d, at 7:30 am
Nacoochee .................. ........... ............ ...............Tuesday, July IO, II 30 a.m. Friday, <* loth,at 3 p m......... "SEMINOLE" ......Thursday, 26th.atlo.ooam
City of Augusta ..................;..................................Friday, July 13. 2.30 p.m. Tuesday, :z.tth.at3pm..CHEROKEE".Sunday. 29th at inopm: .
City of Birmingham.... ............'..............................Sunday July 15 4.003.m. Friday, II 27th,at 3 p m........"ALGONQUIN" ........Thursday, Aug 2d, ,at 5.ooam
Kansas City..Tuesday, July 1n. Tuesday, u ........."SEMINOLE"........Sunday, Ie 5th,at am
Nacoochee .........................M................... .., ..........Friday, July 20 17, 7.ooa.m.S 30 P 31st atspm 7130
City of Augusta.... ..:.................................. ... .Sunday, July 22, S.ooa. m. -
City of Birmingham! ......................... .................Tuesday, July 24 7.300.21.
Kansas CIty...... ........................................... .......Friday, July 27,12.30 ST. : ,-
Nacoochee ............... ................... ..... .................'Sunday July 29, p.m. jous: RIVER i rLiujo
City of Augusta....................................................Tuesday. July 31. 4.sop.m.200p.m.

Tallahassee ........................................................-Thursday. July 5, 6.3oa.m.
4 Chattahoochee....................................................Thursday, July 12, 1.30 p.m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate.Points on
Tallahassee........ ,..... ................................?........Thursday, July 19, 6.00p.m.
Chattahoochee................ ......................... ........-.Thursday, Juy26,11.30a.m. the St. Johns River.
( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.) .

Desaong..e....-....f...-.V.................................?.....Sunday, July 2.soa.m.. Steamer "' Ems] RGL ADE' .;
Dessoug... .........................................................Wednesday,July m.
Dessoug.-............................................... ............Saturday, July 2I 11,12.30, p. Capt. W.A.SHAW, .
Dessoug.. .................... .....................................Tuesday, July 31, 4.00p.m 7.0oa.m..
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, Iptvp' JACKSONVILLE from foot of Laura Street, at 5.00 p.: m :'

Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia. Savannah, Florida & Western Railway, ,
Florida Central& Peninsular Railroad.
F Through Bills of Lading,Tickets,and Baggage Checks to and from all Rastern Points in the South. PALATKA, SANFORD, ENTERPRISE, rAnd
. See your neatest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
R.. I,. WALKER,Agent C.G.ANDERSON,Agent Intermediate Landings on the St. Johns River. < ,<
New Pier No. North River New York; F.
35 J. City Exchange Building.. Savannah. Ga. '>
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf,Boston. Leaves SANFORD, 5.00 a. m., and ENTERPRISE, 5.30a..' m.
W. L JAMBS Agent, 13 S.Third Street Philadelphia.W. .
H. RHHTT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R.,317 Broadway New York. MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS, for JACKSONVILLE.
r J.D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent. Sav., Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway.N. Y.
I J.I,-. ADAMS Gen'l East.Agt. F. C. &P. R. R., A.DeW.SAMPSON General Agent, ,

,4 J. P.BECKWITH 353,'Broadway General Agent, New, York.71 West Bay Street, Jacksonville.306 Washington St.,Boston. General Passenger and! Ticket Office,,88 West: Bay St., Jacksonville,

WAITER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass.Agent, W. E.ARNOLD Gen.Trav. Pass.Agt, .'
71 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. A.J. COLE,Passenger Age.ti Bowling Green New York. ,:.-.
M. H. CLYDE. Manager,5 Bowling Green,New York. 'n <-
' W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager Bowling Green New York. 4->
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.

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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.

, Our stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO CORRESPONDENCE.
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A. L. DUNCAN Manager Dunedin.Fla.
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) Send for Catalogue free. Fertilizers Containing Over 10 Per Cent of Potash.

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THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK DEVON CATTLEAND Per pound,NEW postage paid CROF,250.; ten pounds ex.,.
press not paid I2C.per pound; per bush-
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can be saved with this machine
.::' H, J.. BAKER &: BROS. COMPLETE MANDRES' FOR ORANGE TREES every year. To meet the demandfor .
small drier
a cheap suitable
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stove, we. now offer the .ss'r
'POTASH-Both High and Low Grade always above: It is., very simple, econom- ,

:,; in stock, at lower prices than competitors ical, efficient and! convenient, and '
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who have: it, to. arrive. and we believe the cheapest andbest -
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S Green River Kentucky Tobacco, Stems Always on market. r
$8.50 in value for 500. Through '- _
Hand. --- S } _
a special arrangement we are enabledto _
Fine Ground Tobacco offer the U. S. Cook Stove Drier, '
,. the,regular:price of:which is $7.00 for
''. .5 Nitrate of-Soda, Cotton Seed..Meal, only$5.00, together with a year's sub-
? scription to the FARMER AND FRUIT _
t\_ Canada Hardwood -. .hes..Acid'' Phosphate, GROW>r i. To any one sending a club -. ------=- -.
of five yearly subscribers at 2.00' __ ,
r .. Sublimed: :Flowers; of Sidphur.: each, or four subscribers and $1.00 in i' =: I F:

: .. # money we wilt send! .one of thedriers: t; '
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The drier has eight galvanized wire'-I '
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FERTILIZER. feet of tray, surface-the dimensions t
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pounds: '

CHEMICALS It always: : ready for use and will last a life-time., Has been thoroughly: tested
98'.Per Cent:-Caustic= Soda. Insecticide Material t and: approved, and will more than please you. .As a great economizer'and. "money
maker for rural people it is without a"riyah .

AL' :AY& oiv aAND. Mr. Thomas Patten of Glen St. Mary, Fla., bought one through.this paper. :last
year andhe! writes us "It is all that could be desired, considering size". "

"". ;J; ,' ,, t This Plow is,constructed'
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light, weighing only 22'pounds.. The wheel makes '
high of ver/light
WI4, T& TOOVIER: I' : The use of this implement ,makes gardening pleasant and profitable.;. With draft.it'a
man can do a man's ,work and half-the.work of a horse. We furnish with 'this
,'k .! TltB ERTIIzIZR IOUS H l Oj?.p ItO. IDA.:"_ '. plow a sweep and turn-shovel as well as the tongue shown in the cut. Mailufacturer's
,, price, $5.00. Price ''with this paper, $4.00 or'given'
a premium
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