Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 27, 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: UF00055765:00050
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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; S. ,Powers, Publisher Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE FLA., OCTOBER 27 1894. ..: ,4.:..SO' o! .',134r; 'Vo11VLNo:43.SERIES.I ,. '

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'- invited and:stenciIefurnished}, ,onapptl atlon.. iHellable agents.wanted at L
' : o : all principal. -shipping.. -points. ",." r M.',' $. S'291- ONGOI. a.
. a First National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce, Buffalo,N. Y. Dun's and Bradstreet's ,

vFT3 Agencies. _]_ .,' BROCKTON-MA33.
FT3 And: 1 T4fou eaii P*a-ve: money' by.wear In e tho
W..Douglas 63.OOShoe.
* Queen City Fruit; Auction Go. Because, we are the largest manufacturers of
CHARLESTON, B. ,O. this grade shoes In the world,and guarantee their
:value by stamping the name and price on the
... bottom,which protect you against high prices. and
( BUFFALO: (t NEW' ... YORK...' .. ,4-" the middleman's profits. Our:shoes equal custom
REFtR1tNCESJ-BankCommerce, Buffalo-, N.Y. Dun's and Bradstreet's Agencies. work In style, easy fitting and wearing qualities.
We have them sold everywhere at lower prices for
FrautHrFruit! Wrappers. the value given than any other make. Take no sub
I stitute. If dealer cannot ,
your supply you we can.

NO MORE CHEATING some parts of the country at least; that:THEY, MUST HAVE Alf EARLY'I, ORANGE,or no ..
Orange at all. They are also learning that BOONB'S EAR LY'is not only'the Earliest;but Best 'rwPooNDsI
p t, f and nearest to a Seedless Orange of any, now:,'grown. .,Budded Trees.of. this and other varietiesnow I _
k// Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may for. sale.. ; "'Sample oranges, by mail. for. :toc"each, ;;.f'to pay. postage... "CATALOGUE FREE, ON CARS OR BOAT

(I'*. now know that they get an honest ream1' fV. A. BOONE,::Aent.'SemiTropical .- NEW, YORK;
of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto Nurseries,Orlando, Fla.
( ream as some unscrupulous dealers u ?,SAMPLES NAILED FREE
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r OUR. "FAIR AND SQUARE" .( :Second" Crop Seed Potatoes.'

Our seed of the Genuine Bermuda'Onion crop of 1894 will be ready October 1st. Earliest, strongest. most
o Send in your order now. We have both varieties, the White and Pale Red. Price 2 d for fall productive -
Print d Wrappers areputupinpackages per packet Sc; half oz.; 15c; 1 oz., 25cone"*fourth lb.. ; 85c;.one-haU"jlb.,81.60< ; 1 lb., n October isth Ready and thereafter.delivery Can
.r of 1000 each, and each Wrapper: is 83.00, .postpaid.' -' ,: *< "- '. ', be cut any time. Varieties: New

'' numbered, in printing,, consecutively H., O. HASTINGS i : -& 'CO., SEEDSMEN. Queen,Early Hebron Early Puritan ,
; from 1 to'1000. No one can Thorburn, Early Rose
: Illustrated Catalogue, free on application. I n te r I ao h e n, Florida.. Early Norther, and Freeman, adtrue
: C to name. Crop lot prices.
HONESTLY BEAT ro P Send for free pamphlet John C.
6 R; Everything for Florida. Established 1883. Pearce'&Co., No.'4ed"West'Main
f rg ., ) street.. Louisville,. Ky.:
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our prices. samples prices .
; To'everyone- Interested. .' in' plants,whether.for House-Orchard or Qar- -
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t1 will be found invaluable> We can supply all Fruits as grown in the_South FLORIDA( STATE
besides Ornamental and,Useful Plants and Trees from
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/ JERBEY. OITY. N. ,, ,.- of the Earth." (From Aloe; to Zingiber," etc.) Write to-day.

wrappers. .- ',", BE. N "'. BROS.-* Oneco,:FIa. '

Bradley r-j t!- 'r Free on application., The.. New, ((1894-95)) Catalogue. ,, ,of. the. b ..t.
Redjldd. Eugene B.. RedJMd., ) ? %'
Has a full Faculty of able Pro'essors. Good
4 ESTABLISHED 1871. GLEN ST. MART NURSERIES equipment'in' laboratories and Shops. Gives
Five Full Courses of Instruction.

REDFIELD, &SON, ; *. f .p,
Gives the results of!years exo riencewith Hardy'Trifoliata'iu; the U. S.'; 'THE AGRICULTURAL
-- describes, ,over- 300 varieties" .offered' 'for Florida. and Lower, South, embracing: 4 THE MECHANICAL
Commission Merchants '

.'t'S'., .r-',1'4 -!" 9AND ;, : ,',:;, GRAPE ORANGES FRUIT AND. .. } ON TRIFOLIATA- : STOCK, -f- ,THE THE WOMENfS BUSINESS' '

I GRANTS,degrees of B. S.and A. B. to gradu
Fruit Auctioneers '(Which makes vigorous, productive trees that bear young and STAN CO'LD'.f) A full line I .fall courses.- Young'men board in
of orange and other citrus fruits,on both orange and trffollata:stocks;peaches,pears,plums,Japan mess hall for $to per month. Young women
".*, Y '.. persimmons figs grapes, apricots;.olives mulberries. ,. pomegranateitutatrees.. .! ,- etc.; also'ornamentals :boards with private families in town,$10 to$is'amonth'
including /
141'Doek Street,ThUadelpUa,1'a., *- .. ,No tuition charged residents of Flori
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We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables, 60 Varieties of Roses Adapted to this Climate.r'iv. to-For Catalogue, giving.. full... 1 information, write' ,
either at private sale(which has heretofore been ,
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our custom)or by the auction system;(recently: .J -i- .: -,- .' !.f\::;. :: Qlen *--
added to our business)as you may desire. <- '- : : st: Mary, ,Fla. 'Lake, City, Florida.

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

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It is also fatal to the Spiders,Rust'1lites.and their eggs,and to the Scale without reference to the hatching periods."THE r :..,,s-. -W Y Xj*
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THE OLD REUABI.E. Always on hand at the reduced rate. Will.do all that is claimed for it. .f7\
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SULPHUR --/:*..->:.;. ..0''''"j.>-''f'.*;;;"::,.
Single barrels,ton or in car lots. .. o; ::::;: -<"{. ..
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to; .,. ST1AYIG MC1IIE1LY. 'SV.;: ; :.;. :'
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A splendid appliance for.groves that are irrigated. Will greatly reduce the cost 6t,using insecticides. ,Rubber hose(all sizes),plain and wire bound '- ..' ?..' BA.NGOR' BOX 81 DES. ;: 'r

'Cargo. will arrive. in Tune. Special rates'for orders to.be shipped from vessel. Pine'box sides/kiln.dried heads,hoops,paper,nails,etc. Pineapple crates and other growers. supplies! ;:r;.. ? s. '
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Having'been practical .orange growers for a number of years, also:fin the business of manufacturing Insecticides and using them our- '\
selves for the last ten 'years,we speak from experience when we make:the following statement: -'
That SULPHUR SOLUTION: INSECTICIDE is by far the cheapest and best preparation yet offered to the orange grower:

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

other Insecticides'have been throughout the State, /;.

But'is'always uniform in strength and can be,depended on to accomplish the purpose for which it was made. It can be sprayed' '

the trees,at any stage.of growth, without injury to them or the persons,,'using it. . ;>,:
As sulphur will not kill all,insects affecting the orange. tree, we,have perfected another insecticide"known as Tar Emulsion, 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. :; V:.

We have tested it thoroughly the past two years ourselves, and know whereof we speak.' ,:...' *
:These,insecticides have been ,used by some of the largest orange.!growers in the State and have given:perfect,satisfaction. .,. .
References and general directions for using-furnished on application. '" -..

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'" 'F RTI IZER$ .
Orange Trees! |

Actually and Honestly Made from.A"l1imal.Bone. I; ;.r:


This is .a 'Guaranteed Fact. ,,' ,',

Standard Guano & Chemical MTg' 'gCo.' The Old Reliable_Buckeye Nurseries." T

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

: Weirsdale,Fla.,,: :
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Milwaukee Florida Draqge. Go. : 'P'0T7TS.'H: FERTILIZING;-:-:. '

Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit'Trees a Specialty. ": Use only ,.',t.-'' .
Budding-Wood for sale at all times:
Our stock is large and complete.. For Catalogue PROMPT and Pricel4st ATTENTION,address TO CORRESPONDENCE.' .' ; .. .1 i fertilizers Containing Over 10' Per Cent of Potash;:' :

Information. and Pamphlets free.GERMAN .
A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin,Ma. KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street, New York City.


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Grove 0> Orchard. high. There is potash enough in those pounds to capture and utilize one any sign of disease. I certainly failedto
oaks to make an ?
orange grove twenty ounce see it.

years old, and they keep right on Stop and think} While the conspirators One of our crowd related a little

Something' About Potash. growing and bearing acorns independent are turning the screws is a experience of his. He had a grovein

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.., ? of the potash conspirators.Now most opportune time for us to stop and charge for a "Yank." Two trees

the oak is rich in think. that stood off from
As the Florida dealer in potash very potashand the rest of the
all the in this forest of oaks ,DUDLEY. ADAMS. he the
have combined and agreed to give the potash grove gave at rate: of ISO
screws another turn for the purpose of has been obtained from the soil. That Tangerine, Fla.,October 17.IS94. pounds each, a year, robbing the

squeezing the last drop of gravy out of there is potash,, enough in our soil to Our esteemed correspondent :takes grove to that extent. The result was

the Florida orange growers, it moves grow a forest of hard wood is an "established 'no'"account'the potash.required to those trees year after,.year gave from

me to talk a little about potash. fact.I I i make the fruit itself, which would be 20 to 30 boxes per tree whilethe rest

For a couple of years or so, the fa- have grown orange trees for ai considerable in a large yield. of the grove gave about 5. The same
dozen years till they were a foot in'diameter party has a grape fruit 8 years old on
vorite fertilizer "fad" of our: horticul { .
r tural writers has been potash, and with no,-fertilizer but tankage, lemon stock that last year had about

especially sulphate of potash.In and those, trees never had any more Lots of Fertilizer and Lots of Fruit.I 150 pounds of fertilizer and net re-
trouble than the oaks in sults
finding pot- were $144 cash.
season and out of season the cry have been to DeLand to see the
ash. And yet I have for a number of I ,could not help noticing the
has been, "Potash, potash, potash groves which I saw a year ago. I did
years been using a good deal of pot- change in methods of cultivation sinceI
know but last
and the refrain has been, "Potash, not year was the one fora
ash, and the only reason I can give !is and first saw DeLand; then it was clean
This '
potash, sulphate of potash. has big crop expected to find this
that it is the "fad.
culture-and clean'culture meant not .
been sung as music, recited as poetry, an off'year.. The Zeigler grove, four :
F declaimed as prose, and preached as Do we, for 'young trees, need any 'acres about twelve years old, last year a blade of grass must be seen-now,

the very gospel of horticulture. more potash: than is already in our had 1,700 boxes; this year, 2,000. weeds and grass are shoulder high.

pine soil ? If so, how'much'? Yes, The Stetson forty-acre paid One plowing in December and about'
Some of us have not studied this grove
how much? If there three harrowings, though sometimes
potash business much. It was was no potashat $12,000 net above all expenses. This
very all in soil how much only one, is about the extent and only
potash the north half
so' much easier to take the'word of year yields a good crop;
the oracle. So we came to believe would we need? Let us see.I the south half will not pay for the fertilizer now and then a clean culturist.
have before The volume entitled it this What of it all ? Just this, if we are
that the chief ingredient of our orange a put on year, and it seems
: tree was potash. Thus believing, we "Jesup: Collection of the Woods of the tome ought to settle the question'of going to stay in the orange businesswe

} have put on potash, never stopping United States." In it are tables giv-, what kind of fertilizer to use. have got to go to feeding ,our

to ascertain whether our trees needed ing the 'specific gravity, per cent of We' also visited,, (the we includes groves. Get what ,you believe best

i it at all or if at all, how much.I ash, strength, etc., of 412 varieties o f three others besides myself that were adapted dozen to your wants and give a half;

have been using some potash my- American wood. These tables were at DeLand on the same business) JimGong's trees forty to'sixty pounds per .

prepared by Prof. S. P. Sharples, the grove (a Chinaman's), ten'years year for three years ; at the end of

self.I do not know just why. 'I never r Massachusetts State chemist. From old, seven acres, 420 trees that for that time you can, determine whetherit

t had noticed that any was needed. these. tables.I find the'per cent of ash three years have had twelve tons of pays you or not.
Now I expect I am ,going to stir
Wherever I used it I have never been In fertilizer in three applications of -four upa .

able to see the.slightest result. 10 varieties maples averages. ....0.46 per cent. tons',each. To three tons of one of the hornet's nest; but here goes any way,
... .u hornets
17 .u magnolia or no hornets. Before five
,> I used it, I suppose,. because.everybody 11 plum .' ....0.37'0.35 u Best fertilizers: he had added one ton
.. ., years'you will see cow fruit discriminated
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said it to be used.. high-grade snlphate potash, mak-
ought "
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0.29 against to the extent of
12 ash U ......0.63 Co ing about 25 per cent. of actual potash.. ,
Some years ago I applied potash teach O General average of six leading sped Well, what are the results? Last 10 to 25C per box.. Now I have nota
'' cies of ..... year
alternate row in 'a five-year oforange American hard wood 0.50 off of nine-year-old trees boxes word to say against cow penning ;
grove, where nothing but Thus that the 1,000 far it it is all but -
we see general average sold of almost as as goes right, it
were or an
tankage had ever been used. NeitherI ash in, average not
of our hardwood forest two and a half'' boxes to the tree this does go far enough. To make
-, nor any one else could ever tell trees, is a fraction less ,than one-half F in the of ; fine fruit, needs at least five pounds
which rows had been potashed. I of one per cent.Supp'osing competent of high grade potash to put on the
men there boxes
e' } are 3,000 or
potash on each alternate of say
put finish.
One of the largest handlersof
an orange tree to con seven boxes to the tree. I could.
; corn and potatoes, and very slight' if i tain an average in amount of ash with on and recite the experience of dozens go fruit recently asked me "why is it

any, difference ,was perceptible. Nevertheless other hardwoods reach this result we cannot get fruit south of
' we : of men, but I can sum it all in a any
'' I have bought potash by An orange tree weighing one ton few words; ;results in every case up have Bartow ?" Don't the absence, of potash -

the carload and put it on my orange ((2,000 Ibs.) would contain ten Ibs. of been obtained :with one or two kind bags answer this{ question ? An

groves.A ash. Now, as hardwood ashes contains of: fertilizer applied at two applications experience last spring looks that way.
while I sent to New York for fruit
ago My went by freight reportedin
about five ,
on an average percent November. and May, at the
two carloads of potash. I got in re of potash,we find our orange tree, rate of forty to sixty pounds tree good ,condition ; cow pen fruit by
- ply instructions: to get it from, Little, weighing 2,000 Ibs., contains_ one-half f I per annum, and not in a single in express shipped the same week- ar: .
Armour, or Painter. smelled trouble of rived, in bad condition. Now
pound potash. my
far I found
stance, so as out, has i it
In a few days I received THE FARMERAND friends, I throw out the above, hints
Now what have we been doing failed to bring results.
FRUIT GROWER, with news of since this '' fad" has been One ot had for you to think about. You can
potash onus our party, like'myself,
the entered into
'conspiracy and signedby agree with me or not, as think
? I have known an'orange grower been to DeLand a year ago. He had you
the potash dealers to the best but I fool
squeeze am just enough to
to two actual to' a'ten to old
apply pounds potash acre grove 20 25 years ,
longsuffering plowjogger.No think I tell when the
can other fellow -
that would overcrowded like all such
a tree not weigh over 200 groves are;
doubt the conspirators wil pounds, and which did not containone had been getting 300 to 400 boxes is getting there in better shape

chuckle and say as did Tweed, Wha ounce of potash, and would not per year. After being at DeLanc than I am, and I am willing to profit

are you going to do about?" consume the two pounds of potash i in last year he went home and gave his by the other fellow's experiments
Stop and think.It when I can do so. If I can put a
that is each Now he
ten years. Why,' potash trees 40 pounds says
is a'well established fact that dollar on the ground around a tree
make he has of boxes.
. enough to a tree weighing tons; a crop 2,000.
fruit trees need potash, and that i it and then our folks,make such an a pDoes. it, pay ? That is the test. and in twelve months get back five
must come from the soil. Now, how that I would never have seen, don't it
plication every year, year after year 1 Jim Gong's grove averaged 57 poundsto
much is there, in the soil? How long pay? I am just! dumb enough to believe
Many of our, cultivators apply twenty- the tree, say 60, at 2C per pound i is ,
t will it supply the,wants of a young o r it is a good investment. Oif ,
five pounds of high grade, fertilizer $1.20 per tree._ Two and a half boxes .
I .bearing ? How' much course, those of who ,have more
orange grove
containing two and one-half pounds; last'year at"i, per box left a very
potash' does a or bearing money than you know what to do, .
young orang of actual potash every year teach o fair profit and this year at 7 boxes
grove'use? tree. What becomes of that 2 1 will be. a profit of $5.80 per tree. with, or than you can 'use, can stick :

i 'Theoretically our pine lands are not pounds of potash every year? Doesit Contracts were,being made at from to the way.-Irving Keck' in

very rich in potash, but in fact theydo dissolve with our 4j feet of annual $i, to $1.15 on the tree when I was Bartow C.-I. .... .,j., ? ....
contain enough to make and sup rainfall and added and there ""
irrigation to
( ) freight' ; Jacksonville i2c. -
The around Ocala was ;.M
port a Heavy growth of timber. disappear in the lower depths, as Prof. So 750 to 9ocill'be a fair price.here. not much orange crop the recent
g damaged by
v Twenty years ago a tract of pine Robinson thinks? Or does it remaindormant But,'' says someone, "this high fer- storm. .. -
land on my place was deadened. It and unused and accumulatein tilizing will ruin the grove." Well, ]I *. ...,:

has grown up to oak, and is, now a our soil? The orange tree does not looked for signs'of that very closely Lee county orange growers areas :' 1 .

thick forest of trees five to ten inchesin use any considerable portion of it. In the Zeigler grove, where it h shipping their fruit by sail, vessels tons ,

diameter and thirty to forty feet Then is it necessary to apply 25 been followed longest, if there w Mobile. ,./'.






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The Rich Man's Way to Plant a the poor man, as'no baby nursing,'no i year and there will be fewer dead Mn ::Shea's ,theory is ,that-.the :two
Pecan Grove. fertilizer and no.particular care or at=: trees,. ': ARTHUR''BROWli. trans-continental .lines, 'the.'Great
Editor Farmer'and Fruit Grower: tention,, is absolutely) necessary. The Bagdad, Fla.Oregon. Northern and the Northern. Pacific, ,
The best fertilizer is a compost of grove: can be planted,'and let alone, in ,active 'competition, for traffic; js

stable and hog pen scrapings, dead and .in twenty years will yield an income Fruit ys, Californian. largely ,responsible the abundance
leaves, rotted grass, dead animals, sufficient Jor,all earthly wants '
of f cheap fruit. But it.is when he
fish bone dust ashes and muck Mr.,. J. A. Shea, a wholesale fruit :gets
and render the independent(for i
owijer. iritoan, analysis ,of the profit and loss y
mixed up together, covered'' with a the balance:of his life, besides leaving merchant of .Minneapolis, made some of the fruit trade that he,tells what to
foot of black earth and .instructivestatements, to a reporter of : "
or good riches to ,his children of solid
more Minnesotians
most, ,is an unexplored
this covered with dead grass, and more lasting and of more intrinsicwprth jije.|; .. Tribune of that.city., The inter? eld. California and Oregon fruit
each day pour all the house and than obtainedin other esting feature.of the ;fruit trade, according -
; any be
u way after,a rich
growers may
suds and to Mr. Shea, is,the growth of 'poorer
kitchen soap greasy water and with less actual '. ,
cost and
worry uncertainty than before .it began ,or than_ '
.i the arid
thereon and let stand until for fruit industry in Oregon Washington f
ready than
rom ,
: :anything growing they might be with }calf a crop. ,.
use. : but of mother'earth There is,no'uncertainty : ,i ,and .his prediction i is ,that in' .afew'years The fruit : turn 9
In transplanting' be sure to dig about a pecan time will : the California fruit will .be his grower contractstq;; '
grove; crop over, to:a shipping!.firm.. The
holes four feet deep by three feet bring :it into bearing; patience and ,driven out:of this' market .as, soon as shippers supply the( boxes,,hire and '
wide; in this place, the fertilizer to faith will the Oregon fruit begins to ripen. <
up eventually reward the:owner ". pay; .the Chinese for packing the'fruit '
the top, and then press down firmly '''and more, than repay for the long "It's twenty;years, he says, "since and, guarantee' the freight uporitithefruit'
and pour''a bucket of water; and then of waiting.A the California fruit trade began in any- !
years ,tliing.like Of : shipped. ,.:.?- ,,; t
on top put a: foot of good earth. ; large.proportions. course .
Whan transplanting be sure to let the tree twenty years. of .age 'should, the .trade::was not then as now, but itwas WHERE lONEY IS LOST.

tap root go' down its entire length and I yield at least ibo .pounds of nuts,that ,considerable. The Oregon fruit In a year like .the"present they are
spread out the lateral roots ;' cover I should bring $10. Planted at'40 feet .trade developed slowly until within' a sometimes a little worse than nothing:

up well and firm'it the ground >around square there are 27 trees' per acre;' $to period of about',five. years. I remember !upon some of :their consignments!
the roots and.on top and strew some each' gives' $270 per acre: with a certainty : the first ,Oregon,(frm\ received in Take an example : A box :x>f pears '
loose dirt. Now place a mulch of ,of increase for years and 'years' Minneapolis.! :It}, packed in,heavy bringsi25 in this market; the'(freight ;l lon

dead leaves all around the tree and a [thereafter.' Is.not! t is'wortn.sttivipg; redwood. ,boxes, nailed with big: heavy ,it is'90 cents, the commission': 12 -

" ..board on west side to protect from (for ? Of course fertilizing 'is' beneficial nails, and;the fruit, though fine, was. cents, the box, costs, 13' cents and the
evening sun.Should ( and 'i( regularlydone"will l bring so, Doorlv hacked that ''it was difficultto 'packing.about 10 cents!: This leaves
the top'of a' tree die u cut it the tree quicker into bearing,. but :, 'find -amarket;.- .for it. no profit'for'the 'shipper and, 'no'prontror .
ofnclbse 'to the ground; it will soon spasmodic fertilizing is absolutely COMES BY THE- ,CAR LOAD. the.'man' who' raises the fruit. !>Mr. 4
spring up.and grow :finely. E3.ch'year harmful\and no' 'grove will :t>e, first- "Now we think nothing, of getting Shea'says(that of course this is riot

about the first of;February scatter, :well class\ treated that way. If fertilizing five car loads of .Oregon plums or always the, case.. .Shippers divide
rotted fertilizer' around each is:commenced'it must be kept up each t tneir; products 'the
tree, not ,peaches at a single consignment. Oregon among various]
too'close,..'but say two feet' from the year and the bearing; age :will come : fruit reaches' this market in about .I Eastern markets and what i they fail l to

tree and '''extend,to''the' length, of the sooner and the ;:yield be'v ry, heavy 'half, the time that it takes'for:'California make in one place ;is' often' made up ''

limbs. Keep down 'caterpillar1: nests each 'year.: But: ifever you stop the fruit; the freight ;is $ISO. O a by'the profits in another. However,

by*piilling off or burning Keep down fertilizing the yielo! of nuts will alsocome' car less, .and, above ally the fruit seems this season has been bad one'' for the
all weeds and 'briars. immediatelyaround down in, quantity. If no ;J fertilizing better suited tothe market. The shippers California fruit grower. Ranches

each tree. The: ground can be is, do.ne.'the; trees. will grow much understand ,,their, business now which last year netted their owners
cultivated for the first five, or six yearsin slower will out'at'twenty] years old will ,and pack the: fruit as well as it is j I $$,obo to'$10,000'will this year:hard. ;
farm or garden but still be a first: class grove and bear ly pay All this is
any crop, not packed anywhere in the country, and expenses. very
afterwards; but should be sown. downto well. Time 'i in coming into .bearing, it'' usually arrives in this market'bright l largely due to the development of the I!

grain for'p Stur ge. The space'between isthe; only difference' :, that yearly' feir and.fresh. rDuri August. 'and, Sep Oregon;orchards. California Bartlett
the pecan 'trees can, be putt in ,tilizing makes I: know'of' no, tree' tember'the Minneapolis market took i pears that ,in former years brought

pears, peaches; pomegranates, figs, and that pays back more. in money' forgood from 4 five to ten.cars of California and $2.25 :a, box were, duplicated in the
even\ -" ; and generous 'treatment! and crop from Oregon for 1.25 and the
grapes. ::Oregon fruit. Of course the price:
Now]; this is the way a rich 'man'can I none that recompenses, for the) poormain's"mite went down,' and ,I have often: 'won.; fruit was.smooth and free'from worms. F

make. \ pecan grove, arid no property i as t the pecah'does. dared' that!the fruit growers stayed,i in The Walla Walla Washington peachesare

he could leave] '.his children would give Wherever the hickory grows, thereis the business. For peaches,''plums, and much like the Michigan peachin

more blessings or be of, more lasting the true homejjf',the. pecan. Clay Italian 1 :prunes that'a few"years ago wegot flavor and they sell in. ,this market for

benefit. But those not- blessed with subsoil is also first class. .Wejigrpund from $1.50 &:;$ ;25 ''a,box,.'we are from 65 .to 856 a box. ':

riches. cannot have a pecan grove is also l good-.provided no stagnant,water getting 'this year for them 60 to',So '. ..

made in this,way, but the benefits, derived is allowed',to remain. Wet 1 ground,' cents Arman must:indeed be I pretty At Haines City tomato planting t is

from a bearing' pecan grove can .not drained,. will make the.nutsblack; : poor in Minneapolis if he cannot'supply about done and many fields are already l- '
be easily obtained by the poor man, and worthless. Always protect ,theo ,: \ his family, with an1 'occasional up. Some seeds came i in
for the pecan i is essentially a boon, ts tree from the ,evening sun for the:first basket of;nice,fruit: '. ,-; four days. <; up.

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t I.( ;r... /' most continual and heavy losses 40 growers. have made. a million, on a the trees as closely as possible; or at
J t ( I -' the.California shippers. The reasons three,million shortage. least to prune very short and 'to thin

.I. I gave then, are practically the same & national policy 'or .heathenishusage out,and;bum all prunings.! : The trees
now, and are as follows : ,that enriches jdieness and impoverishes -' should :thereupon be :sprayed from
:i'I: : The English, public, in which we production,:and 'forces' me their tops downwards with an emul-
may,i include!Ireland;and Scotland,,are tp jive{ 1 by starving others:dQn't get my sion ,made with 8 to 10 parts of oil of
practically divided! into three classes- support. I am' going into politics onto tar added to ;:1}4 to 2 parts; of soft soap
i the upper, the middle and the lower. theend: of this system of anarchyand in 90 parts of water. One cwt. of oil

The upper class use some fruit, but crime., I have hereafter no money, of tar is sufficient' to make ten cwt. of
not one-tenth' of what the same class time, or>"effort for: !the cause of'produc- this remedy of ten per cent. :strengti.|
consume in this country. They are tion. I shall use my i influence, out of, This is done in Italy during w nter ;
___ accustomed to pay fancy prices' 'for or in ,the Legislature to keep back,an but a second spraying is made in July,
whAt:' theyonsume, but the class 'is appropriation'of the :nature you speakof. after the fruit has set, or in Septem.
small. .I would'be glad to join and assist ber, with the following emulsion, viz:,
.' :The middle, class of England usefruit .ajsocjety[ ; the enlightenment of-people 2 lbs of oil of tar; :U lbs of soft
sparIngly-largely apples; -and who don't know that a widespread soap, in, 22 ,gallons of water; or you
look upon,it in the light of a luxury production means universal calamity. may put 2' Ibs. of soft soap and' '34

Extremely low prices; might,i increase Asan,, evidence :and :argument of all pints, petroleum into 22 gallons of
the consumption of ,California green this respectfully refer;you to Mr. P. water. well stirred The 'spraying in
fruit'with thisiclass' ,,:but.in my opinion, M.. ;Kiely's l.etter. f ptember 17 in a 'summer is necessary to prevent the
(Q)1UlJr) JPrnemidlsn it will Iake'a, good number of years to late- 'issue of THE FARMER AND FRUIT spreading of scales which may have

Says Dr.Oliver Wendell Holmes educate'them ve.n'.to ,that point. GROWER, and especially where he says, been newly introduced, perhaps on
mile-stones whereby"we mes ureour; "are the The last; ,Or: 'lower class of the speaking of a California scene:, the feet of birds or otherwise. Del
-The visitor charmed with the Guercio also recommends hoe the
I progress through life. United Kingdom hardly know what was to '
there Do you Is no want time to to be lose.somebody. This?is the If you do fruit.is, 'either by taste or name, ex fruit districts. He recalled especiallya soil ad'' manure with stable dung and

&It 01"001" The man who.does not cept, perhaps, 'the regulation English pretty ,eminence upon which he ashes. ; ,
know things will be as'surely t left In the race gooseberry, which they may get a stood, ,and_ looking any directionfor "' : ,', ._ ,_ .i...
as.a horse who starts wltlj a bucket of -
water In his Interior department. Your taste of now ''and then. This class; :twenty-five or thirtymiles; beheld Grapes Shelling. ,
friends will be sorry; but they can: not stop of course, constitute. the bulk of the scene. ,of surpassing*interest-an unbroken -; No.one reason' will account for the .
to'wait for There' no middle series of orchards far the of grapes from
you. course. population. .' as as phenomena, ,shelling :
Wf must go forward or.backward. lath : in ;" .1. could reach .neat>, clean healthy the vines before being picked} *or rat
Vrt crisis of life,the man, I certainly hazard .nothing saying I eye, ,I I .
'Who that, taking twenty! English' laborers : and well ,kept, bearing! .the handsomestand I tling after packing. For one' thing ;it
Hesitates. and offer them .either, three or five finest"-fruit: to bcj? found anywhere is partly, a constitutional_ thing, some
Is Lost pounds of delicious California peaches in the world. -When itis; taken into varieties, as .Hartford, always. being
: or ,;apricots, or pears for ,a ,six pence consideration ,the:time, l labor and capital ,- more or,'less troubled. A deficiencyof
?:Row to succeed-that Is the great question. (Ia52 cents)) ,and .nineteen out of ; invested,and then look ,at the re-, potash is another reason. We sawa
The most Important thing Is to know I
whit\'you.want to do, and then do It well. twenty; would.., decline ,to buy, andspend sultc,: only i.-.one,*' conclusion- ,can be vineyard where heavy applicationof
No'half-measure. ? ,the,.s c-pence.for: beer., Spending reached and,,that,is that the businessis muriate of potash was, made, two:
: Whatever your business trade or: :'overdone and that,the rais- The line where the
largely potash
frofess1on..make yourself master of It. any money for, fruit,,in their eyes; : years ago.
No useful knowledge comes amiss Study would mean' that they) had started.on ing of .industry' ,can. be accomplished application} \ceased was pretty well de'
the pra d'1lDatt of your business first and the way to the alms..house.I only through diminished" ,acre, fined by the shelling, which'abruptlystopped ,
ornament'Yourm'n' ( ft rward. But you in ." where the 'application was
two three age. _
spent pr summers: :
Will say; I work hard;my salary Is,small; : '
1 have no room r.or' money for a library England, Ireland, and Scotland. I At.: this time, there" ,, is a movementon. made. But our conviction is, that
wherewith educate myself and no tams was .at some private, houses, and at the part.of,the railroads. to fill our for ,this season, the reason, of. reasonsis ;
for lectures or:lessons. hotels, but with the exception gooseberry country with foreigners who'arejgnor- to be ascribed; to the abrupt transi-

t Now. LSstee, :,: \ sauce-with, which one is dosed ant, plodding,,ox-like people who will tion from the hot, dry weather: of the
If..your,1 raors'.Is only six- feet by four.and from one end of England to the other-- toil all,the;day long, 'year in and lear severe drouth to" ,the ,abundant rains. '
5 your Income the smallest you can furnish, and an occasional'apple, I .,never came out, for? the merest pittance of what. and cooler weather following.,. ,AVe
that it with will the surprise best library you by In Its the insignificance.world at a cost so near ,being, starved to death for- a they produce: Enough. give this as the cause without attempting -

,That library consists of one work only. a little green fruit in my life., ,No one WM.. P. NEELD.: to give the scientific reasons why
But that one work covers the entire field of had it and no one seemed to eat it; .Curiously enough we received it is so.-Grape Belt. :"
human knowledge. It Is work to be '
worthy .
your guide through life. It Is the new I did see some hothouse grapes ,i in about the same time with:the, above.
up-to-date edition of the Great EncyclopaediaBritannlca. London' at $2.00 per pound, som letter; from a prominent orange grow Dr. Price's' Cream Baking.,Powder
and "If you are a subscriber French peaches at,shilling ((25"cents) politely declining to write anything Most Perfect Made.
The, Constitution you can have It as your ,
own by the simple saving xo cents a day.,. each, and other imported fruits 'in lore; in the:interest of increased pro I
Write for application blank. light quantities 'at Covent Garden at duction,. saying '!too many orangesare Preparing- Grape.Fruit.for the ,

The Constitution, similar prices, but,! .these were.millionaire grown'already;" To all of which Table., aIn ,
r__ 0 ATLANTA. GA.. prices. _,There is no general consumption ; we respectfully suggest that the State Editor Fanner,and Fruit Grower:, ._-t '
''l ".. N of fruits: ,among the English, Horticultural .Society does not so your.last issue Mr., Riedel's, article -
and until. ,i they'are educated to fruit much'seek 'to foster,.the'production ojfmore on How to Prepare Grape ''Fruit

.Address a postal card, to ,"BNCYCIOPJEDIA, eating all shipments from ,this'side are 'oranges and more cabbage but for the Market, does not tell us howtoprepare ;
BRITANICA CITY" and the special agent of liable to result in heavy losses. better ones., There is.no. oyer-pro: !,! that most, delectable of fruits- : ,
The Constitution, who is in town. for a day or duction of strictly gilt-edge fruit andvegetables for the fable. ,
will call : : : "
two, on -
you., # 'Ve cut the fruit ,info
A and will be. A halves across
Over Production the State-:Horticultural An Open Letterto pound of corn is:a pound of, corn and :the cells, sprinkle with sugar:and'serve
The English: as Fruit Eaters '
on a fruit plate with an' spoon.
Society.;': there is, little variation in price,owing 'orange
,, In a recent letter to tile. Redlands'Gal. ; i to;grade; ; hence:, simple, shortage wall :For variety one could carefully( lift
., Citrograph, G, W. Meade writes;; A. H. MANNVILLE, Sect'y, that was needed to enhance the the contents ot'each cell to Che' fruit
In press dispatches from the East I Glen St. Mary, Fla. I price.. B t;there,is-a wide [differencein plate, discarding the golden bowl and
notice 'an interview with ny 'old 'Dear Sir-I am in receipt of your oranges and peaches ;. and ,what ,is the bitter lining and septa. _
'ft friends, Sgobel & Day.of New York! second appeal to me to'renew my needed here,is.a':shortage, amounting :One of the most refreshing drinks{
giving their ,reasons why .California membership' to the society, but,;I cannot = ;- to'a total jvitholding,of the,culls.. The for an invalid or an, epicure.is;;the
c green fruit shipments to, England,have do so. The reason:why I am}disposed ', whole head and front of the mission juice, of which\ a single fruit will fur.
not been ,profitable. Messrs. Sgobel ,to drop out is that I think; that of the State Horticultural l Society, as nish an overflowing cup, with sugar
F: &. Day lay the trouble the"soft. condition any kind of over production is a curse we understand it, i is'a'war on culls. and water added to suit, :the taste:' j ,
in which the fruit arrived. This if not a crime I had much rather join .,<.., O. 'E. WORCESTER M. D.LANDSCAPE .}
t of course, would make most-,any shipment a movement to repress and discourage r
unprofitable, but this is not the especially i the production ''of oran-: Scale. Insects in Italy. '
and for starting' : Del Guercio, of the Italian Agricultural M. McLENNAN, 1
real reason by any means. As long I ges bbag.s: any ,
as.eight years ago, when this shipping I thing else\after. failing at,this. cannotin Experiment Station, gives a
rn, of green fruit,to England was k.ed'' the face of f the history and'evidenceof history of these, with many plates;j' GARDENER.Parks ": .
about; I stated then that such..ship; failure in all,lines of honest 'induS- amongst,which i ',are ,Mytilaspis' fulva, ,.' J ..,d' )'
'menu in any considerable quantities, try i nf all parts of the'country, 'now'as Aspi lotus Hrnonii, liecanium cirri, Cemeteries and Private Places laid out
:DO matter in how good a conditionthe sist you in furthering the cause of and Dactylopius citri.He recommends by contract or otherwise. No. 19,sth St. Spring
fruit arrived,- would result in al- over-production here. The corn for'their' destruction to prune field,Jacksonville. ". .

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'Farmer j Trucker deed, that will produce small 'a hesitates to know what to write about discovery of beauti-
anything new or
yield of cassava_ as only one pound that would
please your readers or furnish f ful he
exclaim "I wish wife
Cassava. per hill.My experience has'proved them my
some information.If "
practical .
was here, meaning: ,that he wished
EDITOR FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER: to me that land which will grow 'less
a with '
meets in
person his better-half
Believing cassava: to be, one.of, the than five bushels! corn per acre will Florida and produces something of the beautiful could,enjoy with' him o.
,most profitable and ,desirable crops average from three fo 'four pounds use or value he is selfish sun-set the silvery i moonriding
; a very man
through the dark blue Italian
that be in Florida hill of At three
can grown as feed per cassava. poundspe if he declines it
for stock and for'domestic use, I will hill we have 8,azo pounds, or the One should 'of to course give to consider the press the: sky,;;' the, flying, fleecy clouds, and:the.

note a,few points with regard to the equal in weight 137 bushels of corn value of the success or discovery be.' sun-rise at sea. Soon this, expression
matter, as it will soon be time to save At two fifths the value of corn '''for fore giving it to the if.it'ls general" among the passengers
the seed. feed, the cassava from" one acre i is 'there might public be some; virtue,questionable in- ,more,.in',sarcasm than.in any affection:
The stalks require :before equal to 8 10 bushels of and for absent ones. When we arrived at
cutting a 54 corn, keeping it to himself. But 'all '
things the
,hard frost., The'stubs.must covered:; that, too; from land that would not. which will promote the welfare and ship could not, app'roachthe "
-. with dirt or the tubers will rot. I have yield'morethan. five bushels of, corn. prosperity of the farmer or fruit grower shore and the passengers :had to
no difficulty in saving the seed. r But ten,fifteen, twenty-five and even in this State ought 'to be disembark over the> : side of_' the ship
,have tried many ways, but,find the- more pounds of cassava per hill,are property. into a boat. Air got down theJadder
:following plan the best.: Throw up not an unusual yield.. I have no doubt Rural does very:well except.John, who happenedto
not that
mean a man'who
the dirt, and make out that be the)last. He missed;his footing
a mound a.foot or land which will produce has secured chance
by or by long and tumbled into sea. ,
so high on a spot,where the water will twenty five,bushels of corn per acre' propagation a new variety of :: the As theyaterwas'
run off at once. 'Pile the stalks the will produce five times as much 'cassava orangeor \ very buoyant he was soon
plum, or peach should cut up ,his hauled,into the boat. A dozen voices
butts all one way on the mound, mak-- 'as land that will 'produce not t, tree without consideration and furnish {out '
ing the pile not more than three or more than five bushels.'of corn per {buds to all who called in chorus;"John, don't! you
come, nor give away wish wife "
four feet high and as long required..' ,acre, or 41,000 pounds of 'cassava., \his new'variety of corn or bats or, said your was here? ."Naw,
rye. John, spitting the water out ot
Pack closely, stripping off all leaves Even this immense amount would require J Rural that
means every one should be his 'mouth '
.and the green'ends of the stalks. Bank an average of only fifteen pounds willing to fell his way or plan of mak had, here are some things'

the dirt up against,the butts and cover per hill, or the equivalent of 685. i ing hay, raising corn, or securing, fodder you better keep"to yourself!; ;
the pile with litter..a foot thick leaves, .bushels per acre. and the best to What the things are 'wbi ) one
pine straw, cassava ,tops, pea and potato : Now, these are plain figures put i in ia (fruits. way" propagate should keep himself appears to.be a

vines, grass,;;:etc., as may be most plain way without exaggeration; But 'as said, before it is best to do question seldom considered ;Rural
handy. If thatched so as to shed rain They are not so put as to tell a lie, t this only when he has made a success }regrets there are some who never give' I

so much the better, though it is not and they proclaim in unmistakable?
absolutely essary. terms the undeniable. value of cassava. 1 benefit. An industrious man' has no
Banked in:this, way, the seed will SHERMAN< ADAMS. |time and seldom cares to hear,'of fail itgood, or indifferent,they cannot rest
.come out at planting time-January' Gabriella, ,Fla.,October 15,1894. ures or half starved plans. It is true until they put it onto some one else,
''to April as bright as a new ,silver that there so at the present day 'we get a great
are exceptions, we find
Rural's RamblingDots No. 5.,, .
dollar. It is then to be cut in'pieces, Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: .men who possess depraved mind or amount of straw and a small amountof

three to four inches, long, and planted I Your letter, asking Rural to continue a sour stomach who sympathize with a wheat. The,class of writers,of the

four inches,deep,:four feet apart ,each to'write his Rambling Dots, is the man's failure in a ''hypocritical present time who, are to be dreadedare
way. It should be cultivated and fertilized most persistent thing Rural has yet to him,a neighbor's loss is a sweet way;; those who think that everybody '

the same as corn. Keep the met with. He filed' it with his bus i- morsel. But, thank goodness, this else is interested in them, their doings,

ground level and free from weeds. ness letters, and the next thing;that his'eyes class is small, especially among fruit their opinions, their successes", and
.The richer the, ground and the lighterthe met was this letter staring him grower and farmers. failures, when ,the fact is this, same

culture,'the bigger the cassava. square in the face'from the top of,the To know what to write, when" to class do nothing with any system.

At four feet apart each way there desk. 'Rural then locked it in a write,and. when to keep ,still are ac There is another class who may be

.will be 2,740 hills per acre. At a drawer, but in a day or two it ,wasback complishments. To hold your jaw at more dangerous, the chaps who have
pound of tuber to each hill,.the jield I on the look-out station. It then the ;proper time is a fine art to. be an ax to grind and :don't like to'turn

will be a ton and a quarter per acre, went into the wastebasket, but Mrs. proud of, because there are things in i the crank themselves. When these

7or equal in weight to forty-five bushels Rural saw it and, thinking it was off > every man's life that he had b tterkeep people get a pen in their hands.they .
of corn. Now, the feeding value o importance, fished it out, and ,like to himself. sit down and write and write, ,and as

cassava is conceded to be equal 't 3 Banquo's ghost, it bobbed up again. So The last expression was impressed" the papers would,rather publish; a let.

forty per cent. or two-fifths as. much k for the past three months it has haunt t1: 1'upon Rural's mind a good ter from John,Fodder,of Foddersville,
many years
as corn, which would give the value1of ed him. As the pen is mightier thanthe ago. .He was traveling on a 'sail yes about some local: affair of no interest

cassava at only one pound per hill sword, perhaps it is best; to. try sel from :France to Corsica by the outside of Foddersville, than ''to pub ;
as equal to eighteen bushels of corn and vanquish this ghost, by bis style Mediterranean sea On board was a lish an article taken from another paper

per acre. Very few I venture to say,average -' graph. young Englishman who, 'by" his frequent full of interest to, every practicalman

n eighteen bushels of corn per acre. There is so much written and' ,sol; I allusions to his wife, appeared I ; we get, as Rural. ,has already _-

But it is very, very poor land hif -I many queer,, :things' said that Rural I It to be'a newly married man. On the I IL said Keuka, more,Fla.straw than we can feed ,
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many hens are in small, house. that ts POPULAR
Poultry :
"r not well ventilated, you will. notice POULTRY FARM,
"'" some smell in early morning : > \ -

-Edited toy 8. S. DeLANOY, Apopfca Fla.- ,Keep your hens dry ;nights and as 'f "- APOPKA: FLORIDA.Opinion .

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free from filth and I
: "as possible do of the Press.
Mr. Fries' article on sorehead,'and not think ,they will have sore head. *

warts in issue of Oct. 20, is the kind To cure it, .I have always found to The"Vice-President of the Florida Poultry As-
scciation and editor of the South Florida Home,
of communications like to see in prick the scab off and rub on, some makes the following comments. on the exhibitat
these columns. Let others follow it South Florida Fair:
lard and sulphur will heal it up. If
The next in order comes the Popular Poultry
up or dispute his theories, if they can in the it handle
eye is not so easy to : Farm, Apopta S. S. Delanoy, proprietor, with
produce the evidence.We Would like to speak.of mites, but'my one trio ,each of Langshans. Indian Gain x,

believe the overfeeding of ani- letter, is already long. S White Leghorns and Black Minorcan-arid fo r
mal foods is better trios seldoiu The Indian
injurious, while on the Yours, truly, were seen.
other hand if fed it is Games were the best we have ever seen and
judiciously, a A. J. ALDRJCH..
the blue card, did the
easily won as Legit -
of growth of bone and
great promoter
We think if Mr. Aldrich would rns and Minorcas. The Langshans ought to
muscle, and for laying hens, absolute, carbolic: .acid and lard in place of the __; _' have had the first but through an oversight of
ly necessary, especially if confined to the Judge it was given to A pair that were dis
sulphur he would it much
runs. It contains the material neces- end better ; qualified.?: ;( ,*$
for the shell and contents thereof Sulphur being of a gritty substance; if --- -_-_ : The above coming from a breeder of experience -
sary in the is and V is worth the attention of all who contem-
and will help to fill the) egg basket got eye, might __ ; plate the purchase of fowls or eggs.
when, fed.Theree cause soreness, especially }in chicks. --- -- Send stamp for catalogue.The .
His theory in regard to open roofs is
seems, to have been an epi S. S. IleL A1 TOY. PRO .'
doubt. Fowls in such
a good one no
demic,sorehead this season, and Twill
coops are more liable] to the trouble,
venture. to say that :not over 10 partially fill their cs'1Jpersthen they
as damp droppings breed insects and
cent. of the victims ever saw or Apiary.Honey .
per other pestilences. Come again,' Mr. may each swarm two or three times,
tasted animal meal or, other of the '
any thus with increase
Aldrich, with, an article on insects. Crop. furnishing us an
of and .. ,
numerous preparations meat
from which have
we hope to great re-
bone, ,so we must find another cause Editor Farmer and F1 it-Grow r:
The Poultry Industry.. sults in the future; but our apiary has
for itNow I herewith the' addressesof
give you .
not been increased with of bee
I'll advance the Louisiana It:is not necessary to attempt to give the parties on the list of honey pro- %type
: whose instincts lead them
theory, of mosquitoes, ,bed bugs, etc.. figures in order ,to show how great: the duction as requested, by )ou. I also] honey, far in excess of their needs amass
poultry industry may be, for no reli add little the list, and make ,
Although J never saw: a bed bug in a to ,, some
but with whose
a nature impels
'able estimate be made
can owing to in ,
chicken small the
a house yet. If you happen to changes one;published: them to start new colonies, and thus
live in infested with the: difficulty of taking a census of
a district! raosqui.toes OAK HILL. '
this will
type strongly impressedupon
have poultry and eggs; but'it we, allow only coL in spring
:. you probably heard your E. A. Marsh..g5 increased to ISO.....3t, 6o the bee life of the future in our
\ fow raising a terrible racket: night, one dollar per year as the value of the Tom Adams......... .....24,000
eggs consumed in the United States fa. Clinton.....'''''.78 : ....23,000 apiary. The peculiarity will be' reversed -
pounding, the perch ,with their feet, -- Husky .....: .19: ..'.. 4,000J. with the two good stocks
and sorehead generally makes its .appearance by each person, we nave the large 'sum Dialr..o....;.... 10 ...,..1,863
of $60,000,000, while'the poultry con- H. S. Barker (not Bunker) '.... 6to which on_ account of constantly being
soon after the flood suckers E. G.Hewett (not Hewlett) ..'.. 4,455 deprived 'of their storage honey have
arrive from! their winter quarters. I sumed is perhaps equally as .large. John Olson (newcomer but get mailat ,
New,Smyrna), had no encouragement to'swarm, 'and
We believe af: one 'dollar individual ".12,150

believe the is the main per:
:same,pest ,cause
HAWKS PARK. as the object of beekeeping: is to
of failure! in raising late-hatched'chicks., is. much too low an estimate, C. W. Barber....... .. ....15,000 and the get
but it sufficient indication ... honey not swarms, bee-keeper
to give some O. O. Poppleton .22coo
If ,you have got it (sorehead) the -Moore.... .....00..H.57 ....12.000 should endeavor to 'restrict'the multi
next ',question is, the best' and easiest of the egg industry. John.Abbott .......... .... 9,200
........ plication of undesirable and small
Nor do we produce oughCor home n. M. Storer .275 (2000 comb honey)47ooo) : )
applied remedy. Have you,tried car-, F. Brown........208 (9000 iu comb).... 42 oeo strains,. and seek the slower increaseof
bolic.acidmixed with consumption. Despite the tariff'of: W. P. Wilkinson 19 ..:..
lard and small H. 5.200
: a. five dozen W.S. Hart..... :....116 ....41,000 those .which give the best honey re-
amount; of 1kerosene? 'Vaseline would cents per on eggs they are H.'Mitchell........ 57 ....21,465 sults .
be better in which case I"should leave still imported, and the supply_has at J. P. Turner, (Rldora) 14"H" 1325A. :
( A. S. Brown (Hawks Park but gets mailat "It be well to mention that
'out the kerosene. Two good tea- no'time been too great.. As long ,as Smyrna at present).............. 200 may
there is a great demand and at' the Chas Alden (Hawks Park but gets mail bees play a great part in the produc
spoonsful of acid to half a pound of at Smyrna at present) ............. 750 tion :of Nature seems to have
prices received this it i is safe: to
vaseline mixed andfully .
lard or, thoroughly NEW SMYRNA.R.
". applied: :Don't be afraid of the claim that the poultry industry holds S. Nelson.......... ,.... placed honey in the flowers, not so
out as inducements as other.It R. S. Sheldon........: .... much for supplying food for bees and
eyes, it will cause them, to"kick some, great any J.Y. Detwiller..1g-increased to 50....;'2,200 ,
but do It is also for is true that all, who attempt; to succeed H. Luthge ............ 18 .... 5,000 other insects,but that fertilization of
no injury. good
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do C. H. Longstreet : : plants may accomplished. .<
not accomplish the object desired
fleas head lice T.G.Lind
sore eyes, etc. trg.,6 573 "The bee in flying from flower to
If the is then but no business is certain to pay PORT,ORANGE.H. .
cause worms sulphur
well unless'under the of H. Robinson.. '. ..60 ...12,000 flower gets dusted with pollen:)from
management ;
and pulverized charcoal would seem ; J.C. Weld.......:...:. = .... the anthers or male of .blossoms
to be,the remedy. A teaspoonful ot an experienced person. The fact is J.;B Case............50 run'wholly for organs
; however 'that i increase honey. Many and in this way ,it is conveyed
plain, eggs
[_each in a quart of soft feed. nuclei for queen
i" in price each year, and that ,thereis breeding .....19,000 to the stigmas, or female organs. It
S. S. DELANOY. Johnson.............78 ...16ooo is interesting to note that V when a bee
a ready market for poultry 'during -Mclntyre, ... ..'."., .... "
starts ,on a foraging tour she confines =
of the
Sorehead. every season year. PONCE PARK.,
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. There are no dull times for'"tbe C.-Jones...............45 ((300 lbs in comb):lo,400Thoroughbred herself to one description of flowers,

have just read what Mr. Fries says poultry and egg business, for there:is, for perhaps if this were ,not so the

'about sorehead on chicks in THE not a month in the year that a., ready Bees. mixture,of ,different -pollens might in-

'FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, sale cannot be made for all that may The following' extract ,from a Jamaica terfere with their V proper fertiliza-

.. page 663, and would like, to have a be offered, ,and as eggs are always sold government ,bulletin, arguesthat 'tion.

,little say on' the cause, as I have had for cash, which lessens the liability1;of ,bees may be bred up by selection, "It will therefore be seen from this

some experience with it. I am very loss, it is a claim in favor of the poultry as 'well as horses and cattle.. ,Has it action of bees on 'plants that the agri-

sure that filth and' in wet weather .I industry which' does not apply; ''t.O' been the observation of ,Florida culturist owes as much to the 'little

damp roosting:places,are the cause of all branches business. We doubtif apiarists that bees confine themselves busy-bee as'he does to his own skill

:it. ; I never have had it in my flocks anything raised on the farm pays to one variety of flowers, on each and experience in tilling" the soil and

when 1 have given the fowls proper better than,poultry, or offers a greater trip ? in choosing.his seeds. .

care. Many people in' Florida thinkchicksinust certainty of allowing a profit to be Not-alone is ,the present system, of .* _

. not have'a'tight roof-over secured:Farm 'and Fireside. management open to vast" improvement br. Price's Cream Baking! Powder

,them, 'and seem to think rains keep ; but the type of bee itself may World's Fair'Highest Award.

.''mites out of hen' houses. If you will Green peas will soon be ready to also be improved. For instance, suppose .

go into:roosting place in the morn- ship. There will be a large crop of we have six hives of( bees, the Some of the cucumber patches are

ing after a rain has wet, droppings' them this year. The vines.are look- results. from each, may, be very different looking fine with cucumbers nearly

thoroughly, you'will"almost have sore-: ing well upon all the farms in this i I ; at'' the beginning of the honey large enough for market.. ,Many of

worse, if you stay there long. Gainesville Sun. two of our six stocks start.ahead witha by the late storms. are turning their

.:"' .1 do' not want the droppings to get .. will,and,fill their "supers" as fasts attention to the planting of strawbeij'

wet at all where' the hens have to' Out of too voters in San Mateo they are replaced, the other four per- ries.-Plant City Item, in Tampa Tri}

',spend'hours. Even* when'kept dry., if only 15 voted on the 2nd... .. :; ,haps.refuse to enter, or after ,all' only} bune. ." V ...
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State News. Our( Rural Home., when, the rain ceases each golden' Awarded
head is lifted to;meet the smiling"sun, Highest HonorS-World' Film;
--------- and the bright glossy\ foliage l is if pos-
Mr. ,E. ,H. Mote, one of the,largest Edited by MINNIE'' 'GILMORE HILLS sible; ,greener than ever. To say DHL*

orange 'shippers.in the State, ,says he St. Thomas, ; Fla. nothing of the flower, the shrub is a

will commence, shipping bythe,: ist of Oh, Come to Me In- Dreams.Oh successful rival l to the Gardenia (Cape

November.. His large packing house, come tome: in dreams, Jessamine) and the only one handsomer
at,the, ,,Florida Southern depot, one of The night winds sadly wail, than a fine orange tree, that I I.ItZ
the best equipped in ,Florida, is ready And the fireflies' golden gleams, .haveever seen.
and will be running on full time j justas Make the softer starlight pale; The Allamanda may be trained ,to

soon as the fruit colors. Mr.Mote: The long months, and, years seem long, so climb, but being thepossessor of a CREAM
has shipped'already: ,.fifteen/carloads of Since.I last'we listened to your song, 1 large variety of climbers I preferred to
fruit from other points in this part of .So sweet and clear, keep mine in the form of a shrub partially -

... the State.-I.eeiburg': Commercial. Borne on the, evening air aloft, 1t in order to better protect it BAKINGPOWDffl
Or singing now so.low and soft
Our articles on orange wine, nd the That it touched our childish spirits oft, against frost, should one make us an
so-called "orange ,cider fraud" have 'Ob"" mother dear. ill i :timed call. Last winter it neededno

been exten4 ively copied by ,the lead- protection, though it drops its
Oh-cdine to in dreams
me 1 leaves in winter.
ing papers of the North, and we appreciate Arid'sing to me once more,
the many kind notices re-; Some of the dear old themes The Poinciana is such a handsometree MOST PERFECT MADEA
ceived. We are not by any means 'You'uSed to sing in days of yore- that one almost wishes for eternal
done with the question, .although we "Sweet Afton, by thy silver stream"- summer that it may not shed''I(its gloryof pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. ?,
from Ammonia Alum
already have the satisfaction 'of know Old "Bpnnie' Doon"-"The Soldier's crimson and gold. For three or any 1'-.
Dream, 40
; A > months small
that we have curtailed the sale of And,,"Blanche Jevon," a stately :tree has glad,
these fraudulent articles, not. only 'i in (That captive lowland maiden sad-' ) dened my eyes, standing on the south .

the United States, but in England and "The Braes o' Balquither," quaint and side of the house. This, too, has those that have bloomed may! be, ,immediately i -
glad, lovely foliage the leaves
Scotland and Germany.-Florida resembling
Facts. / (We could almost see the huntsman'splaid somewhat: the locust, but finer in every thrown away, as they tube,
rose blooms but once this much
-) ; saves
If there was a, society in this city And "Mary in Heaven." way, and folding together' on the approach trouble when assorting the bulbs in

with ,an object in view ,of preventing of night.. .It has been.protected the spring. They ,should be storedin
Oh mother in dreams
come cold blasts
from tall thick
by a ,
cruelty to animals, the, jail would be> 'Tis only,then I see of a dry place unless you want to
packed if that society enforced, 'the l lawl Your fair face, where there gleams hedge, evergreen honeysuckle 1 but t have them sprout too? soon. .
On Saturdays our citizens:witness sights Always smile for.me; vinesbecame; too numerous about, the I have a box of( .bulbs l leftover
which are,appalling. Horses that from 'Tis only then your,hands I hold, dwelling (as they will if,not trimmed from ]last spring-(they'were,not blooming -
'Tis only then fondly fold or pruned for several ,years) and last
appearances: ,not been fed for Me\ to breast summer, the size, yet I ,hoped some one, would
your ; laid the foot
was at
axe !
weeks, with the exception of ;a little Now, when the solemn night winds sigh! of this honeysuckle hedge. It like to have,them for the:taking away) ),
grass they are permitted to crop around Thro' Southern pines their lullaby, was a there is not a ,vestige,of earth about
the yards, are made to haul loads for They almost make me long to lie close mat of, foliage, dividing the back the roots, yet the slender Cleaves have

miles A movement to pu1'a,stop to, With you, at rest" arid front yards and a, really good pushed up, and the,box will soon be,a

this, practice of cruelty should ,be..inaugurated -Minnie Gilmore Mills. fence, besides being a "thing of beau- mass ,of living green. They were setout

at once.-'Gainesville Sun/ tyNo my Poinciana will be unprotected ,of the way, under, a bench on the
I. except for a group of Can-
porch but thsummer rains
One who seems to. speak with, authority -: Tender Shrubs, and Bulbs for Winter nas, a castor bean. tree that almost them ,too moist. kept.".
writes in the'' Juno Sun : My Blooming.As reaches the top of the house, a wis, '
Hyacinth bulbs for winter bloom-
which I ,associated with :
company; am taria that has not been allowed to
will establish a_ steamship line about cool autumn nights are here, climb and best of all ing, should be potted now (middle of
probably an orange
November ist between Jacksonville, some protection should be given,:tender : tree but a few feet October), if not already done. Amaryllis -
plants that are to remain out of grows : away. that has had a season, of rest
St., Lucie Inlet, Biscayne ,Bay and Whether it will weather the storms ?
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doors i in this climate.( be watered and started into
Nassau,,, N. P. We are now puttingthe even genial( of a Florida winter I cannot may
yet say,
Many that will growth also calla lilies Bermuda
are now
steamer in first-class condition for blooming ; ,
I but it is already much too large to be
beautify the and for Easter lilies, and others that are
yard garden '
the route. She will be able to, ac several protected without considerable diffi ,
commodate 200 first-class' passenger weeks longer, if some precautionis wanted for the veranda. [The Chinese
and tons of freight with a taken to keep them from being culty. sacred lily, may be made to' blossom
carry 900
draught of 8 feet, and will ;"run chilled the first :cold nights Even I ,raised, this Poinciana tree from during the holidays ir..the, bulb is
knots an hour.After 15 though the change from the warm, seed, the only one I have been sU e., put into a bowl ,of water' about, the
dewy summer nights to the chilly autumn cessful with. It is well worth lifting middle of November and ,kept ,in, a
fifteen years' residence i in 1 may not kill,or materially.injurethe and placing in doors, as oleanders and south window., The treatment'.of'this:

Florida and, close observation in regard .- shrub,?, :much} of f its beauty will de; other tender,, shrubs are, done, in the e simple little narcissus is easily learned l;

to varieties of granges, the wri.ter part, for one'season, at least, after on e North, if one were sure protection the bulb may or may not be slashed

is prepared to admit that for... flavor, cold, windy night, even though not a ,would be at all necessary for it. with a knifebut_ it4 must ,be securedin

texture, thin.-skin, small pulp, and attsence vestige of frost appears. | By the way, a correspondent asked the bowl by pebbles, bits of coral

of'see..d, Boone's Early excel l s All ma das, now gorgeous with some time ago about building a small or broken china, will answer, and the
all early varieties.. It has plenty of their immense golden bells, should conservatory or greenhouse; I hopedto bowl replenished as the water evapo-:

acid which, while it comes a month be covered for the winter a little later have had information sent on this rates. I put in, also, a[ few bits of

earlier than the ordinary, preserves i its in this section of the country. Fur; subject, but so far have had none. charcoal. Were it not for a sweetness as late as any variety oif f ther south ideas crude will halo of
they need no protection! My own are ; not some romance surrounding, .this
fruit. The trouble with the Sweet I Four tall sticks niay be driven into i i reader of THE FARMER AND FRUIT "sacred lily," it would.be very:little}

Seville is that, while'it ripens early i it the ground, and a large piece of burr. GROWER who keeps plants under glassor sought after in a, ]land where pretty

soon grows flat and insipid on account{ I lap or several grain sacks sewed together : ( any other way in winter) give us blooms may be had for the 'gathering
of the scarcity of cid..Orlando: Re:: ; thrown over the top, forminga 1 from his store of useful knowledge? nearly all the year around. his more

porter. I suit that will keep off an ordinary. Gladiolus bulbs should have been appreciated at the North, ,where in
A recent news item from De Iland. frost.: l[ '' taken from the ground in August or many houses, even in the country,thereis

says the, stockmen of Voltisia County) There is no more beautiful l shrub i in : September dried off and,put in paper r not a _flower or green: leaf ,to be
have organized themselves into an'association ,Florida than'the A. Hendersonii, and! bags or boxes; for next spring's plant. seen.during the entire winter; wherea

for their ,mutual protection i it is worth any amount of care arid of i ing. It is-well to'mark the different little 'sickly geranium or:;a ,tiny rose
against railroads. They employed an praise. All summer mine has* been i [ ,varieties when lifting them from' the in a pot is cherished like spoiled

attorney institute suits in all case s ablaze with its massive' eUow'flowers ground. I tie a string (the color of f child., The bloom of :the sacred lily

where the interests of the: stockmen and has required no cultivation what the.bloom generally) around the stalk, is white, cupshaped and very pleasant

demand it;and instructed the attorney ever. The'grass grows thickly about r when the flower dies, as the simplest to look upon. However more on

to bring criminal prosecutions againstall its roots, 'in dry weather it 'grows s way of ''doing this,then leave a porn winter plants] at some future time.

employes of the'roads who violatethe and blossoms_ regardless of heat. 'I lion of the stalk on the,bulb. MINNIE, G. 'MILLS.
law arid he'was given a! rains the blossoms .
nunVber heavy merely Tube rose bulbs are still! making - - l'lIGHTMllD
of claims for stock killed. This action will be [watched with interestby ;i the thick,waxen petals shorn,someife'W! j ground until fully: matured,' which LARGEST I'll rotn.htool!, t WEL'L. If aO I Iv'E Y.jrb.!
)Fortune! driller yadn1'cnr
stockmen and others through the white spots on the surface (as if their will be known by the foliage turning Ado m mi inr fproces ;can take core. Perfected Eeoaom*
i 1C".1tl Artesian Pumpin Rltr*to .Alr.ete.
State.-Green Cove Spring. color might not "wash well,") but yellow. When lifted from the bed I, let".rora u helps, 11U 11. THE Ohlcaco AMERICAN IlLt PftUM WELL, TeL!WORKS! ,



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} .; ..THE FLORIDA .FARMER AND :FRUIT-GROWER., _,.:._,.;,. .,1"a -... 681
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r 'T loss of time than the mere interruptioncosts avail... themselves- ," of' 'the, few-. -' minutesbetween in the City- of 'Toledo, County and.

different kinds, of wdrk.They'do .. .. State aforesaid, and that said firm will
Their duties become confused, ,and :hot carie"to begin''what t they pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED
I V their minds upset, and when, the ,dar: cannotfinish:; 1 and thus':.often lose' :'anhour'ortwowhich DOLLARS for .each and every case
: r closes they find many things undone, l might have been of CATARRH that cannot be cured by
which they had fully intended; doing:" saved for_:recieation.All the 'use of HALL'S' CATARRH CURE.

They will make 'up for lost time tomorrow women: should'try.to avoid:i tHis ,FRANK'CHENEY.Sworn ; : '! .

Is"y4 a ily'ibe they think hopefully; but constant, l lack''of time, for the' !idea' I to' ,before me.and subscribedin

+ the same sort of things happen again, grows to be; a bugbear, and 'i it floes my'presence, this 6th day of December
and there is always the same result much to, lessen the happiness .' and'' A. D. 1886.

day after day, -week after week.; I comfort:' of family life.-Home Notes, [SEAL] A.'W.. GLEASON,
ls Nothing is more dish arteni g:tha London, 'Eng. NptarytEublic.

a series of failures: in"doing what 'we Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
had purposed and after bravely fighting' '
; and acts directly' the blood
can do'yo.Uno,: good whenyour on for some time, attempting far A Cottage Plan. and mucous surfaces'of the system.
stomach and digestion more than they have strength for, and For Our Rural Home: ': Send for testimonial free. "

are out.- of-. order! The food all the time under, a desparing consciousness By a'la email I sent you a plan'rir. F. J. CHENEY & Co.,
you. eat does not. make so of inability 1'0' accomplishthis a' Florida house.' ; Ih\: making this Toledo, O.
much difference as the way it task, they become nervous, weakof sketch I have liars in mind the":Spiith1-i Sold by .Druggists, 15c.
digested. When in' health will, and incapable of struggling ern'idea'to a;;certain' extent and.'embodying -

you can eat almost anything further. the, large l hall running\ The. bonded indebtedness .of the
State: of Florida amounts! to $1,032,500.Of .
delisate this debt $267,foo bears interest'

) !! therate; of 7 per'cent,-'per'.annum,
while$764,800, pays; 6. :per: e t.Of, '

Brflwn's Iron Bittersis ,-Kitchen, 11x9 I ,, -'- '. this .bonded indebtedness the State
i. 'I ,. ,has. heretofore*. purchased bonds
: i the best, remedy for stomach \" .. TT.: amounting! to ,$674,800, whicli are
t troubles, and indi estion you can take. \ now in, .the treasury: for the schoolfunds !
It has been tried and proven for .... ; ,i ': : : t in the hands; ; individuals
.. .,- ... ", leaving of
manyyears'It will surely cure 'j" ; '
Brown's Iron Bitters does jw/not : -.r---- ): ,.1 $357.000.-Tr asurer Collinsin
injure the teeth ,or cause ,constipation ,-' _Marion Times.. ,
-tis, all other iron medicines, : ; <, -- .
If your stomach troubles you; it's Dining-room Veranda '. ':'. ::The United i States Agricultural. Bureau -
Brown's Iron Bitters you need :!_.' ?;* = at Berlin disappearance
agent reports rapid
Do not it ,
try as an experiment > '
: : of the
,merely, for many, many sufferers ., .' European popular
have to.1d. us of, dyspepsia cured- ,1 ,; prejudiceagainst corn. The rations
health restored; you need not',,doubt! ".: : L. 'r''j I of animals.used.by 26 ;street, car' andomnibus
The Genalne'l1ss.'tbe'Crossed -r- ---- .lines/i in:leading cities. of Europe' -
+ .
Red,Lines on the wrapper., Pantry are orie.fourth to twofifths'corn, ,
J II.Drug ists' and General Storekeeperssell '4.' x,4.'IY.' and l the,J use. of corn in Germany has
it. But get the\genuine 1, increased from '12,000000; to '25,000-

BROWN CHEMICAL Co.:, Baltimore,Md... ; Bed-room I 060 bushels' in.past 16 years. ,Much
::1-I Closet I II I of this ,comes from America' ,but La

i.3'4"x3'6" great deal t from Roumania.
', ". ',"if"''' ,_:':.'.,: : .
: '. t _
r.1f.,';( r:"
,' Hall or Living,
''Parlor 12x20 \ .
Why are Women Always Busy 9', ( Boom 10x20 The .

i Men rarely complain of want 6f timeout / \ ; f .- ,second'-. sow chance r has no. If; '
of business hours but dot ; you would at first sucrceed -
women II ; II I ,be sure and start with
so' perpetually. .No matter' where, -.' ''1...'..,."_ ,,,", '.,1..-'.,, Closet : Bed-room i FERRY'SSEEDS.
'!:- '" ;
they are,they are always'busy, and"of ,, .4"z3.6" .t r. ,
the hundred which : ._
things they plannedto h
do in the morning something always :;'_ :;' '.,::. ... .
; ,. i. : :
: 1 -; Seed;;Annual for IBM
remains,: undone at night. Of It ... .';.' i contains the sum and substance J
J course,..women have. far .more_ to doth : of:edge.the Every latest,farming planter should knowl,,
n men, and, of course, their workis 'nave Jt. Sent free.,

,never finished;, but would it, not be Verandah, P.2LFerry&Co.t Detroit, '
the same if the, days,were forty, eight j ,. I IDch.i t
hours, : long? I believe it would, and
that those women :who always feel
they have no time never will have any. -- ACCLIMATED
Now, why, is this? Chiefly because "-- .

they are. without, method; secondly, '; 1 ; '- DEVON CATTLEAND
because they don't make the, most of If a woman makes _a ,plan for 'herself tHrough: house and. containing,,alarge

$ odd moments;: and, ,thirdly; because and,,says,for instance, that:'froin fire;,l place.This, -hall; would 1, ,-.
,they are always trying to be polite. ten to twelve,pclock shall be devotedto doubtless,. be theliving room. Thereis BLACK :
The fact that men 'act differently' }' I some:special l work(;, she rarely. is i provided a'goodly number of.,closets > ESSEX HOGS
account/orjheir having time at their'I strong minded' enough'tp keep .it. disposal Perhaps the post will',.bring ja, letter here as in colder: regions The "
Though .wpmen's; time,is,.subject to, from a great friend;' then, she[not';only parlor:is ;large and provided with a lynLpH. cows.. ,;'>.';' :

frequent interruptions,. and they haveno stops' to read. it, but very 'likely devotes l large,fire place.. __It is.not i intended.,to Write for Circulars. ;,.
regular hours like men have, might an hour or' more to writing a. build j this house: .but, one-story; high, re:, -:'k':
they not have some system i in their long reply to it. Next day there may butiitcquid.be: made two-story withslight.alterations ROSELAND PLANTATION, / :

work? Generally' .they know beforehand ,- be no letter' to write; but ,a friend to make a stair-case; Bainbridge, Georgia:;,,' : ,

pretty well what the day's work comes in and rather than appear abr; to reach.the second story. r', ''
will be,' and they should apportion rupt, and say "I can only spare you C.,,C; CO'RBETT.Macclenny CHOICE .. .
different times to different' duties, and five minutes, as I am very busy she ,Jla.'T ? FRUI'rS EU:1d.: 1I.OW RS '
will allow her be wasted.. .. .' -
adhere-as closely as possible to their morning to i. : :: FOR. J.
'arrangement' A man would not' admit any such STATE OF,OHIO,CITY"OF TOLEDO, \ 'SOUTHERN'
.In''theory they often do so, but'in encroachments on his business", and JLUCAS COUNTY', : -, j'SS* ; > -, .PLANTING.- ."
practice they generally follow the impulse would not fall into the 'womanly mistake FRANK J. CHENEY makes atmth]a t Satsuma Orange, Hardy and Early..', .New
Plums, Peaches, Roses,
of the moment, forgetting that' of trying to combine the social he is the senior partner of the firm of Japanese' &c.,at very low prices.Pears Catalogue for the-
each interruption involves much more and the practical. Women rarely F. J. CHENEY & Co., doing business asking. D. L. PIEBSOK. Prop.Montlcello,F1ai .


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'HLOI\1QA. Artiflcial.Coloring of Oranges.A Researohes Among CommissionMen. A Ministers' Orange Grove.
; \I winter has its full color .
9fTZR011ER apple Even ministers of the Gospel, it

t RMERVn long before it is ready to be eaten, The statement in our columns that seems, can make money raising an or-

but an orange sometimes offers a very this journal will make war on dishonest ange grove in Florida-if they have a '}

passable quality of juice within before commission firms continues to good manager. Several years ago a

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION the tint of the peel has begun to turn. bring us complaints and inquiries. A number of ministers started
For One Year ..............................82.00 Baptist a
For Six Months........................ ..... x.oo The red apple has a distinct market subscriber at Nashua sends us two ac grove of a hundred acres two miles 4
In Foreign Countries ....;.................. 3.00 value, though it may be sour and as' counts-sales of cabbages sold in Jack- west of Millwood, on the Florida i

subscriptions: ,in all cases cash in hard as a board, but the green orangeis sonville last May by a commission Southern railroad ; and this grove is
advance. No discount allowed one's
subscription(except in a club on), but to not wanted. Hence, while the artificial house here. He complains, first, of now in fine bearing condition with a

all agents a liberal cash commission will coloring of an orange still full an overcharge in drayage; second, of crop estimated at 12,000 to 15,000

he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby of raw and immature acid would be delay in making returns. boxes in sight, and worth probably

them. Write for terms. an imposition on the unsophisticated The cabbages were received here $100,000. Their manager was Mr. K

To every new subscriber Whitner's we.will"Garden-send, purchaser, the hastening of the well May\ 16 and 18. One return was made i C. W. White, the well-known grower

mg postpaid in ,Florida.a copy"of For two new sub- known golden tint on a tardy speci-- May 24, the second not until July 31. I and dealer of Citra, and he became

scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, men which is better than it looks is a. One lot consisted of eighteen crates, I the purchaser. He found that twentyone -

,postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange legitimate operation. It is just as le and the drayage on these was 10 centsa Baptist ministers, scattered from

, Culture." gitimate as it is to color up lemons by crate, $1.80. Maine to California, had an interestin
Rates of advertising on application. heating in a warm room or by .means The dated from No.
Remittances should be made by check, returns were 7 it. The price paid is not stated.
postal note. money order or registered of sulphur, because in either case the E. Forsyth St. and we sent a reporterto .. .
letter to order of yellow peel is not made to tell a lie. find the house. Coming to the Foreign Onions vs. Floridas.At .

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, Oranges are artificially colored with place where No. 7 should be he foundit a meeting of Southern men at

Jacksonville, Fla. very little expense. They are simply a vacant lot, and he said to himself, Washington to consider industrial '

placed in boxes in a tight cellar, froma "Now here is a mare's nest, surely. matters the following question was
carload to five car-loads at a time, This is manifestly a fraud." But at asked, among others : "Can anybody

If receive a of this ranged around the compartment one No. 9, he found that the firm had been tell why the Atlantic seaboard should

you which did copy not order tier deep, and exposed from thirtysixto doing business there until a few weeks import 64,000 bags of onions this year

paper consider it an you invitation to subscribe -, forty eight hours to the heat gener- ago, then moved to a more central from Egypt, 12,000 bags from Ha-

If do not want it ated by gas jets. A large number of situation on West Bay street. vana, 13 1,000 crates from Bermudaand
you jets create a very perceptible heat in a a very large quantity from SpaIn,
Here our reporter found the firm
hand it to ,
kindly a neighbor.
closed room, and it is found that the near the Merchant's National Bank, these Spanish onions bringing a dol--

requisite temperature for this purposesay lar or more a crate at wholesale ?"
CONTENTS. in a small room with a few fruits and
110 or thereabout-can be sup- It is because Spain and Egypt are
crates of displayed in front. No
G&OVB AND ORCHARD-Something About in this eggs arid countries like California the
of of plied way more cheaply thanit on
Potash; Lots Fertilizer and Lots signboard. They were evidently not
Fruit .,. 675 can be done with braziers.of char- western coast of our own continent,
doing much business in produce but
Rich Californian Man's Pecan.. Grove.; Oregon Fruit..vs.... 676 coal, steam pipes, electric burners, etc. rather extensive business in supplying hence their onions are dry, solid l and
The effect of a sharp dry heat long keeping. Still if onions in
English as Fruit Eaters; Over Production; gasoline to city customers under a ,
Scale Insects in Italy; Grapes Shelling; for few Dr. Florida land without
a days, as George Troup are grown on pine .. -
Preparing Grape Fruit for the Table .. 677 system of postal card orders.
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Cassava; Rural's Maxwell has pointed out, is to close The chief partner explained that too much irrigation, they are of a

Rambling 678 up the cells in the peel and hermetic- they had been mistaken in their For- very good keeping quality if marketed
POULTRY-Editorial; Sorehead;The Poultry seal it before the .
ally up, thereby preserving the rainy season begins.
679 syth street number, owing to I the con- .. ..
THE APIARY-Honey Crops; ThoroughbredBees contents of the orange from decay.If fusion in the houses.
679 The South Florida Sentinel
says :
done this
quickly drying of the peel
OUR RURAL HOME-Poetry; Tender Shrubs He admitted that the usual chargefor "The immense in this
and Bulbs for.Winter Blooming.......... 680 does not abate the plumpness and potato crop
in is
drayage this city fifteen centsa ) will be utilized -
Why are Women Always Busy?; A Cottage weight of the interior to county (Orange largely
...... .. ... 681 any appre- load; but explained that he had for cow feed. The potatoes are
EDITORIAL Artificial Coloring of Oranges; ciable extent, but it leaves a hard, been compelled, in order to dispose of said to be excellent for this
Researches Among Commission Men; leathery exterior which is repellant to
Ministers' ,Orange Grove. ; Foreign OnIons the the cabbage at all, to sell it out piece increasing the milk and cream,and
vs. Floridas;Notes. 682 average market-goer. meal all over the city, even in the giving a sweet flavor to both..! But
Markets; Auction 683 The coloring of an orange in a moist -
Florida Oranges and Lemons; Jamaica Or- suburbs, thus incurring double or cassava is much better for this
..... cellar by means of gas jets leaves the pur-
North California
anges ; Oranges. 684 treble charges for drayage, all of Our has
letter From the State College; Heading in peel as soft and moist as it was on the pose. personal experience
the Peach; Our St. Louis Letter; Publica- which he averaged at ten cents a crate. shown that the same weight of
tions Received... .... .... 685 tree, or very nearly so, and does not roots
Mr.White's Rejoinder............... ..... 686 therefore impair the His statements appeared to be truth- will produce from ten to fifteen percent
selling qualityof ful, and we are inclined to think thata more milk than the .
the fruit. But its i
Weather in Jacksonville. as to keeping man who could sell cabbage in Jack- the can of readers
way, any our
quality-well, that must give us pause.
sonville at prices ranging from
a bO = ,.lIS. =..: An artificially colored needs a 75 account for the native superstitionthat
a H as -
= = cents to $1.25 a crate during the com-
DATE. oi as ell IIco a within few If thereare sweet potatoes fed to a cow will
consumer a days.
co plete glut and slump of last May- dry her up, and, if fed long enough
- - of
Oct. J6......... 60 65 74 57 17 66 0.00 any germs decay the warm, much cabbage brought nothing at all will certainly kill her?
Oct. 17. ........ 60 72 84 56 28 70 0.00 moist atmosphere of the cellar will diffuse -is entitled to considerable credit .
Oct. s8......... 64 71 82 61 21 72 0.00
Oct. 19........ 67 72 82 65 17 74 T them quickly to the next oranges and should not be censured if he did, The Spaarndam at New York from
Oct. 20........ 69 69 79 67 12' 73 0.00Oct. and throughout the box hence thereis
2( ..... 67 70 79 63 i 16 71 0.00Oct. ; in his zealous efforts to sell it, incur Rotterdam brought 544 packages of
22....... ... 67 72 8z 64 18 73 0.00Hean some risk in this operation. unusual charges for drayage. (His cabbage, which is the first to arrive
.... - It.is. estimated by the president of since the Wilson bill became law
.65 70 80 62 18 74 -T charge for drayage on another lot of a ,
Total rainfall. T. Trace.P. the Jacksonville Fruit Auction Com- which the of
twenty-five crates, not sold in this duty 3 cents per
J. CAHILL, Observer. pany that a case of oranges can be colored head and the market
The to
city, was only 50 cents.) eigh- gave foreign
> S1--- up at-an expense of $3, or about Red
has arrived
< teen crates netted the grower $9.59. growers. cabbage
It is what
singular difference
a one cent a box. As this very slight fall but little white is imported
few The delay returning for the every very -
degrees of latitude will sometimes
outlay gives the fruit a market value
twenty-five crates, as explained, arose though 280 packages of this lot
make in the value of a plant. Bulletin
where before the
it had
coloring none white. The of domestic
from the fact that these could not be were crop
of the North Carolina
98 Experiment whatever the of the cellar
Station contains the Soft owner pre- sold at all in Jacksonville and had to cabbage was very short last season,
Tickseed following : termits the charge for this service to be shipped in small lots to other cities. and the bulk of the crop has been generally -

or Beggarweed-Desmodiumtnoffe. the grower, though he may be distinctly These netted $9.05. pretty well cleaned up, which
.-Beggarweed is an annual tall-
benefitted it.
by Our reporter is, inclined to believe will doubtless allow liberal quantitiesof
growing, bushy legumine of .the tick-
colored in
Oranges artificially Flor-
seed tiibe. Flowers that the house is doing a straight busi-- European to find a very good out-
purple ; pods ida do bear
generally shipmentwell ness. let here at satisfactory prices to the
many jointed, the joints being prickly, ; hence the operation, if performedat farmers across the sea.-American
and hence are hard to get rid of when all, should be carried out at a pointas Cultivator.

they get into the wool of sheep. This near to the consumers as possible. Last year turned out to be little less .. .

plant grows spontaneously in the K.H than disastrous for the cabbage growers The American Cider Maker very

piney woods, and in Florida is highly The large packing house of the of Florida, while it proved a bonanza properly condemns the use of coloring

esteemed. It becomes woody even Florida Fruit Exchange at this 'place for the tomato growers. Re- matter in canned tomato to improve

before it flowers, and as a forage plant is now in full operation. It is pack- sult-a great many truck farmers will the appearance of the goods. The

has scarcely more value than willowor ing and shipping the Sweet Sevilles plant tomatoes this year and few will Cider. 'Maker denounces the fraud and

.poplar. sprouts. Not worth culti- and Starke's early varieties.-DeLand .Ian cabbage. II II ,. '






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Markets.JACKSONVILLE Movements of Produce. JOHN CLARK SON &
During the present week 32,297 boxesof CO. ,

oranges and 51 packages of vegetableswere

FLA. Oct. carried out of. the State by steamerson
FRUITS AND PRODUCE. the Atlantic side. Under the head of Grocers and Commission Merchants
oranges are included lemons and pome-
Corrected by Marx Bros. lose These figures do not include ,
These shipments
are average quotations. Extra choice
, lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor by rail to the West or by steamer DEALERS IN
lots sell lower. and sail vessel on the Gulf side. .
I, Oranges fancy . ................... 2.00
I choice....... ... .......... 1.50 The Fruit Exchange officers estimate Coal Hay Grain Wines
i drops ......................... i.oo about 12,000 to 15,000 boxes a day leaving Liquors,
i Lemons,Fla., ... .... .......... .... i.oo the; State. Of these they 'are handling<<
Messina....<......... ........- 3.00 ; Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. ;..
Pineapples, crate. ..... ..............3.50104.00 about 1,500 per day. On the Yemassee,
Limes,3-peckcrates ... .............. 1.00 October 22, they had 1,600 boxes. .
Cocoanuts.... .......... ............. 4.00 I During the week the Clyde line carried J"aoksor1"V"i.1e F1orida.Ie,-
.... .... .... : ,
Peanuts,best brand. .... ..04to.05t about boxes .
!t Guavas 3-peck box ................... 50(075 out of oranges, 1,000
k, Japan Persimmons, crate ............ .50 to 1.00 bales of cotton and 600,000 feet of lumber. J
Pears,bbl, Kieffer...... ............. 3.00 The Winyah (late John G. Christo- .
: Grapes. Catawba,5 baskets... ... .20 PRICELISTOrNH ISKI ES
Northern cabbage,each .............. pher) of the Clyde line to Philadelphia, : .
.,\ !. 44 apples bbl................. 3.00103.50.09 arrived October 24 and will return October MANONGAHELARYE............. ........$1 50 CABINET BOURBON... .............. ...?6
t a beets, bbl.................. 2.50 26, carrying oranges and eight. PARKER..... ............ ..... ..... ..... 115 J.MARTINRYE.... ...... ................. oo 00
Potatoes ......... ................ 2.60 ORANGE VALLEy...... ...... ........ ..... 2 00 VIRGINIA GLADES. ........:..:............. 3
Nova Scotia potatoes 5 bbls....... ..... 2.50 SPRING VALLEY......... .... ............. 250 OLD BOURBON........... ........ ..... 400
I? Onions bbl.......,.... ............... 2.50 Jacksonville Fruit Auction Co. i BALTIMORE CORN.......... .............. 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 500
Eggs,.........-...........vw. .....-.. .20 Jacksonville October I NORTH CAROLINA CORN................ 2 50 OLD BAKER..... ... ............ .... 500
If VEGETABLES AND POULTKY. ports from 25.-Recent re- CLIFTON CLUB.............. ........:..... 3 00 MON PROSE VELVET RYE...............:... 600 500
our ripening rooms continueto

'i Yellow Yams Corrected bush.by.Davis.......&..Robinson........ .50 ; give us good averages on fruit. Highest JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, see; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office
Sweet Potatoes, new.................. .50 price, 2.65; lowest, 1.00; average, money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.
r Hubbard squash, bbl................. 2.00 2.00. On all good fruit the average will A complete price-list of Groceries and Wine List, sent free on application.
Lettuce, doz.,.. ....................... .30 2.25 better. The
Celery Kalamazoo......... ..... .. .40 to run or freight to this
.. EggPlants} bbl...................... 1.50 to 2500 market is 35c. from Jacksonville. Theseare JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.
Tomatoes, crates ..... ........-.... 3o actual prices, not quotations.Up .
Sweet Pepper, bu '.................. J..00i to October 23
t i Okra bu............ .... .............. 2.00 we shipped 3,293 THOS. R. TOWNS, GEO. M. CHAPIN,
Cowpeas,shelled, peck. ............. .50 boxes, which is almost; seven times as President. Secretary.
,. Green Beans crate.... ..... .....:.. 2.00 much as we shipped last year up to the ESTABLISHED 1O 0.
I Peas, none................. ... same date. Our number '
Turnips, bunch.......... ......-...... .03 to .06 shippers some Jacksonville
i Pumpkins each...................... .05 to .15 of the foremost growers of the State, Fruit Auction Co.
t Parsley,per d)z. bunches............ 20 to .25 whose names are a tower of strength.We ,
. Carrots Fla., per doz.bunches........ .25 to .30 note the arrival of the following FRUIT
_ Green onions per doz. bunches....... .20 to .25 HUOTIONEERS,
L... Pepper hot, bushel, .................. .60 orange dealers: E. C. Boise, representing
Sage, well cured Ib..................... .10 to .15 R. D. Hughes & Co., of Philadelphia; F. LIBERAL
Lima Beans, shelled, qt none ........ W. Hartwell a buyer well known at De- Office : P. S.-Our
I Hens........ ?.,...............--...... .35 ADVANCES
Roosters............................ .30 Land ; G. W. Smith, of Chicago. MADE ON Company docs
Broilers................................. .25 to.30 ALL On ViadUct Business
!! Turkeys, per pound,gross........_. .12 FRUIT only
,If 'r Ducks....................... ........... .35 New York Markets. SHIPPED US. under the

. if'"I!.. Geese...-............................. .50 Apples-The. .market. .has shown no im- We can help ..,,,.. Write us. TA(1i{tIVVTI.T.L. ..nl.nu....{., .!n ,".............
-- ----- -- ----- "" '" A.a. "
' provement ana prices Keep low for ordinary
Fruit Exchange Bulletins. grades of fruit. Fancy soft table ap- Jacksonville Fruit Auction Co.
I;: Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 20-The mar- ples"are not in any surplus and held firm-' ,
kets show no changes since report of 171 h, ly, but the market is still burdened with THOS. R. TOW1V.

. except that the demand for Florida or- hard winter fruit mostly from up-river

anges is growing more active daily, and sections and such is very weak and low.
we can now consider the season as fairly Quotations cover general sales though FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

opened.We outside figures are extreme. King, perd.
have telegrams showing sales of h. bbl., 2.00 to 2.50; Spy Northern per An Incorporated Home
.'... car lots, averaging 2.70 and 2.60, with an bbl., 1.75 to 2.00 ; Spy Up R. per d. h. best advantage.Association-of AUTHORIZED Orange Growers CAPITAL for marketing$::300.(0)Florida Fruit to the

average on Florida lemons of 3.30. bbl., 1.37 to 1.75 ; Baldwin N'n per d. h. BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
From wires now on file we are informed bbl., 1.50 to 1.75 ; Baldwin Up R. p'me. order. Write for price list and terms.

that all fair-size, good quality sound fruit per bbl., 1.37 to 1.50; Greening Northernper GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President.-: OFFICERS :-

ranges 1.75 to 2.35 per box, while the bbl., 1.75 to 2.00; Greening Up-R. ALBERT M. IVES, Gen'l Mgr. and Treas M.D. P.GREENLEAF TURNER, ,Secretary.Vice-President.
poorer grades in good order sold 95c to per d. h. bbl., 1.50 to 1.75: 20 oz. Pippinper DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E. G. Hill,Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
f"1 1.60. Considering the fact that none of d. h. bbl., 2.00 to 2.50; Snow per d. Hillsboro Co.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Cmtcher Orange Co.; D. Greenieaf. Duval Co.;
B. M. Baer. Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.t.; F. G. Sampson Marion Co. C. V.
the fruit ; Hillyer,
.' is fully matured we think full h. bbl., 2.25 to 2.50; common to g'd. perd. Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. .l'.. Stanton Putnam Co.; M. S. Moreman St.
value is being realized. h. bbl., .75 to 1.25; open-headed bbls. Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, 'Volusia Co.; Irving Keck Polk Co. .
We have no reports of sales since 17th prime, 1.12 to 1.25 ; open-headed bbls. with Address'all full packing correspondence and to the Florida Fruit Exchange, Jacksonville Fla. Stencils
snipping instructions furnished on application.BURNETT .
Liverpool. That market
reports common, .50 to 1.00.
s good demand for sound fruit, quoting up Florida Fruits-Oranges are in good
to sixteen shillings. demand when choice but many are too
; Future shipping dates for Liverpool green and have little attention. Lemons BROS.

:' are as follows: Oct. 21, 25 28; Nov. 1, 4, show a wide range in quality and value. BARNETT ,

: 8,11. Oranges, Fla. prime, 1.50 to 2.50; Lem- BROS. 150 South Water St., Chicago,
These are shipping dates from Jackson- ons, Fla. choice, 2.50 to 3.00 ; Fla. p'r. to .
ville, consequently all shipments should g'd., 1.25 to 2.25. I FRUITS DEALERS IN FRUITS.
arrive on the day preceding dates named.
All shipments must be marked "For Potatoes. CHICAGO We respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.
for the week have included We .
: Export. Imports are now making a specialty of
. 806 sacks from Glasgow, 134 do from
.. Extra care should be taken in the selection ORANGES '
Bremen and 205 from Nova Scotia. The
and packing of fruit intended for ,
recent low prices have checked shipmentsand
;. ""'- export, so as to insure against decay in holders have cleaned the accumula- and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.
transit. Only bright fruit wanted; sizes tion The demand is
not smaller than 200. moderate up closely., but with such limited still offer-very We want reliable agents at all principal shipping points.

ings holders have advanced prices and at
Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 24.-Prices in the close tone is steady on a basis of References, by permission:-National Shoe and Leather Bank, New York,
the Volusia County Bank, DeLand, Fla., and the Commercial Loan and Trust Co.
. the domestic market continue about the 1.75 for choice State, with some businessa
same as last reported. Oranges in active shade higher, while best Jerseys are

demand with prices 1.35 to 2.50; averages selling up to ]1.62, but latter often poor OUR IMPROVED
ranging about 2.00. and many range down to 1.00 to 1.25 per STEAM BOILERHas

Lemons show a wide range, from 65 to bbl. The outlook seems very favorableat
3.30. All good stock selling 2.00 to 3.30. present, and unless receipts are much many good points, adding Designed greatly especially to convenience for safety and durability.

Scaly, rusty lemons hard to sell at any larger prices will be further advanced

price.Grape. next week. The Scotch Magnum sold Sawmills, Phosphate Work and Irrigation,
fruit, though quite green, is do- well at 1.90 per sack, and some Prince
ing well ; last sale averaged 3.62. Edward's Island Hebron have cleanedup But superior for all purposes. Write for particulars. Address,

LIVERPOOL SALE. at 1.12 per 150 lb sack. Maine Hebron FLORIDA IRON AND WOOD WORKS .
rarely exceed 1.75 bbl. Sweet
Cable just in to-day's sale 14 to per
reports potatoes have continued in APOPKA, FLORIDA.
.... 21; a\.emge,19s. This is about equal to heavy supply Sole Manufacturers of the Hege Emerson Sawmill, Emerson's Variable Feed Works, Dowel
3.50 to 5.25 ; average, 4.75 per box. and market weak and low. A few Pin Box Head Machines, Bolters, Edgers,Slat Saw Machines, &c. .
I fancy Vineland have sold at 1.75 to 2.00
\ NOTE-We have also fitted with reference to
Heavier shipments are asked for. i up special handling secondhand machinery. Six
but 1.25 to 1.50 the general range on ((6)) acres yards,large warerooms, good railroad facilities, with ample private tracks, and years of
Jersey while Virginia have sold from 1.00) experience repairing, rebuilding and reselling all kinds of second-hand machinery. In buying or
, Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder to 1.12 per bbl. Only a few sales early selling it is equally important that you write us. Address as above or the manager,

World's Fair Highest Medal and Diploma. in the week at 1.25 per bbl. Please mention F. and F. G. J. "W. E ERSON.




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Vegetables. r

Onions have worked out rather slowly there are hundreds of brands .e+c P.y

and market weak and irregular exceptfor

strictly choice, which are held about REMEMBER(so called) on the market that are not White
steady. Domestic cabbage weak with J
4.00 extreme for choice, and some is almost Lead, composed largely of Barytes and other materials.But .

worthless. There were 544 pack-
ages cabbages in,. from Rotterdam ,this the number of brands of genuine .

week. Red is offering at 9.00, and whiteat
3.60 per 1.00, but there has I 'been
Pure White Lead
scarcely any sales made. Cauliflowerhas Strictly
and sales in
arrived less freely, most

range of 1.00 to 2.00, though a little fancy ,
has brought a premium at the close. is limited. The following brands are standard "Old Dutch" process,

Celery in free supply and selling rather : and just as good as they were when you or your father were boys: SHORTEST QUICKEST
slowly at former prices.
"ANCHOR" (Cincinnati). RED SEAL" (St. Louis).
"ECKSTEIN" (Cincinnati). "KENTUCKY" (Louisville).
Will & Jones' Report. "SOUTHERN"'CSt.( Louis and Chicago). ATLANTIC (New York). MOST ATTRACTIVE

Buffalo, Oct. 20.-Receipts of Florida "COLLIER" (St. Louis). JEWETT (New York). :

oranges increasing and quality improving If you want colored paint,tint any of the above strictly pure leads with National Lead Co.'s
; thus far have disposed of shipments Pure White Lead Tinting Colors,a pound of color"to 25 pounds of lead. The best merchantssell
oil arrival at3.25 to 2.75}j indications look''' them,the best painters use them.A ROUTEBETWEEN

favorable for steady prices. Ship us via good many thousand dollars have been saved property-owners by having our book on
Clyde Line from Jacksonville. Mr.N. F. painting and color-card. Send us a postal\card;and get both free.
is looking after our interest
Washington Jacksonville. Communicate with him. ro:,do Nashville 103 Brozd Warehouse.eo 'Street, Naah1iDeo NATIONAL LEAD CO., New York.

Buffalo, Oct. 20-Florida oranges in THE BEST FERTILIZE RS AND THE NORTH dw
more liberal supply, with a good active

market which is caused by the fruit arriving WITH A
i being of better color and flavor; "
choice to fancy fruit is selling at 2.65 to PURE BONE BASISAre

3.00 per,box various sizes; grape fruit in Manufactured by the FLORIDA CENTRAL AND
half boxes commands 2.00 to 2.25 and

choice, to fancy Florida lemons, various .

sizes, selling good ;at Jamaica 2.00: to 3.00 oranges per box in ,light demand L.L B. Darling Fertilizer Co. PENINSULAR VIA *

supply, selling at 6.00 to 7.00 per barrelas -

to Quality. Mediterranean lemons in LAKE CRY MACON ATLANTATO
good demand; choice to fancy 300 and OF PAWTUCKET, R. I. ,

360 size selling at 4.00 to 4.75 per box;
We also carry in stock Potash. Nitrate Soda, Kainit, Cracked Bone and Beef Scraps for Poul-
few Malaga lemons in and sold at 2.50 to try, Sulphur, Cottonseed Meal,Tobacco Stems,Land Plaster and Ashes.
Nashville St. Louis and
, 3.50 as to size and quality. ChicagoWith
but one change of sleepers connects .t
English Market. Rear of 26 West Bay St., on river front, midway between Main and Laura Sts. also at Atlanta for NEW YORK and KANSAS
CITY. The Florida Central and Peninsularhas
Bulletins sent us by Mr. John Nugent Send for Pocket Memoranda Book. nearly 700 miles of track running throughthe
Johnston, fruit merchant of Liverpool ----- .
show that oranges shipped by the Fruit Tobacco Regions.Stock .
sold fallows October I !" Bee"Washer Farming and Dairy Section,
Exchange as |Busy I' Peach and St.atCberTfLnndlJ,
to III. 16s 9d to 21s; X to XX, 7s 9d to Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country,
12s 9) ; wasty, 2s to 5s 9d. October 10. I E "%Runs easy and does perfect work. No rubbing necessary. Warranted Phosphate Belt. '
for five years and money refunded If not entirely satisfactory Fits I Has the Silver Spring and
to II, 20d to 22s ;; III to XXX, 9s 9d to 19*. ,. : ,: any tub. Just the machine for ladies who are not Vt ry strong. Thousands Other Fine Scenery.
z ; of ladies who used to hire their washing done now nave that
1 expense by using the BUSY BEE." AGENTS The Great Hunting Country.
Auction Sales. ? ,e T Exclusive territory. Agents make f 100 to$200 a month! Lady I Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.
Sgobel & Day, New York : Florida Or agents very successful.Farmers and their wives make$200 to Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari-.
$400 during the winter. One farmerln Missouri sold 600. Price$5. Sample,
ety of soils in the State, and above all
anges.-Yesterday we sold about 400 u full size)where we have no agent only f z. We refer to our P.M. For ,
boxes, bulk and best of them going 2.00 term8toe.gentsaddress LAKE ERIE MFG CO,carej Florida Farn er Runs over the Central Ridge'landWhere
Bud Fruit-Grower, Jacksonville Fla I It is High and Healthy. v
to 2.20, although some of the large size
Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers
sold down to 1.75. and some- common- the best freight facilities for any produce to
fruit with a little decay sold 1.20.: Reports The California fruit season will end The pickers'baskets are thickly lined with the Northern markets. Send for the popularsong

fiom Liverpool show sales there earlier than anticipated, according to a canvas, and the best style of clippers will .
1;s. to 22s., say 4.75 to 5.50 per box, with telegram dated Sacramento, 18th, which be used. The oranges will be packed in "MV FLORIDA HOME."

the fruit arriving in good condition. We ., reads: "It_rained hard all last night,stop- extra large boxes, holding 200, 300 and with descriptive Its spirited of an words actual and Florida beautiful Home muslo, "and
have sent about 500 boxes to Liverpoolthis ping everything. Season almost ended.:' 360 to the box.North which is gotten up in elegant style-Six pagesof
week, and shortly shall send heavier Other telegrams confirm this. full sized best music paper,containing also
a picture of a home Florida and a huntingscene.
parcels.H. .... California Oranges.The It is mailed on 'receipt of'10 cents(in
Harris & Co. Boston Florida lemons
: : stamps, to of distribution. .
pay expense )
1.50 to 2.70; Jamaica oranges 3.25 to Florida Oranges and Lemons. Oroville Mercury reports that Mr. .1 Send also for the best map of Florida(sent
'v. W Gillett, who has under his charge free) and note the towns its '
4.75 per bbl.; grape fruit 2.12J to 3.62g. From all indications there is a full *" on route.
E. L. Goodsell says: Jamaica oranges crop in that State. Most of the fruit arriving over 2 0 acres of orange groves, states A.O.MAODONELL Jacksonville,G.P.A.,

sold lower owing to heavy receipts, our here is immature, and a couple of that the outlook for a heavy crop is ex- Fla.

sale on Thursday aggregating a total of weeks more on the tree would have been cellent. Most of the orchards are still

over 8,000 packages. highly beneficial, both in point of flavor young, but he expects to commence ship- The Florida Central. &
in carload lots before the
and This would mean better ping holidays. .
A Portland, Oregon, item in the Fruit prices for shippers. We find, however, .-.-. Peninsular R. R. Co.

Trade Journal says: A few :Mexican that shippers are becoming more experi- Personal.
via San enced in and in boxes Offers to Shippers"
oranges are expected shortly packing making
Mr.\ N. F. Washington, of the
Francisco. This fruit is generally sour look attractive. Prices are ranging from The Shortest and
Florida department for Messrs. Will & Quickest Route
and not desirable. Jac. Fishol & Co. 1.75 to 2.60 in some cases.
Jones of Buffalo has taken his
have a car of Floridas in transit. Whenever Some handsome Florida lemons are winter, in up quar- BETWEEN
ters for the Transportation row.
the railroad companies get the rates coming to market; in fact, the qualityand !i He will advance 75 cents to SI.00 a box FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
down and stick to them there will be a condition far outranks that of prevI- -
on good fruit, depending on its THE EAST
used appearance AND WEST.With .
Floridas here. As it is and to that Florida's
good many ous seasons, goes prove in
when arriving Jacksonville. He
there is usually an overcharge of from lemon production, before many Improved Ventilated Cars this com-
will make up car-lots here, giving small pany is better equipped than'ever ever to
$100 to $250 a car.: We have had several years, will prevent the profitable market- shippers the benefit of car-rates to Buf handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and
letters from Florida this week, and have ing of Malagas, which are now coming falo. Insure close connections and prompt despatch
three different rates quoted from Jackson- forward. The crop of Florida lemons is to all Eastern and Western Markets.
Mr. C. F. Charlton, traffic of
ville. said to be near bur previous estimate, Fruit Dealers'manager Through cars to destination with-
the International Despatch,
boxes.-N. out change or delay.
vix to
: 175,000 200,000
of Chicago, has an office at 120 West Bay,
Old and experienced growers estimatethe Fruit Trade Journal. Room 4. This is a new line and will Perishable freight followed by wire and
shippers advised time
to the here passing various Junc-
damage orange crop from .
seek to ship oranges in refrigerator cars tion points and arrival at destination.
the two recent storms to be about six percent All claims for overcharges and loss
Jamaica Oranges in the Sioily of the Riordan patent in a semiweeklyservice. prompt-
on seedling groves and about three adjusted.

per cent. on budded groves. The fact Pack. *-.-4 See that your goods are markedvia
that seedling trees have more thorns than Mr. I. :Mercadante, a leading Sicily Cheap Guns. F. C. & P. R. R.

budded trees accounts for the differencein fruit importer, and said to be the, owner For information call on or address the un-
the damage: sustained. The fruit seriously of a grove in Florida, has imported a The advent of the shooting season is dersigned:

damaged by being bruised or number of Italian pickers and packers, hailed with delight by all .sportsmen. C.W.E.n.TAYLOR.TUCKER Trav.Gen.A'gt;? Ocala Orlando,Fla.. .

thorned is! coloring ,up and dropping off together with improved implements, and They will be interested in the announce- G. M.HOLDEN, Trav.A'f't.gt. Leesburg, )la.FIa.
rapidly, but where the injury was not so will seek to better the prices of Jamai- ment in another column by the famous W. R. FULLER Trav..A't.Tam

marked the result is more gradual.-Or- cas by a less barbarous "pack" than has gun house of WM. READ & SONS, Boston, Or N.S. PENNYNGTONW Jacksonville,Tramc Manager..

Jando Reporter. heretofore been employed on that island. Mass H. PLEASANTS, General Freight,Fla.Air t





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"4 Letter From the State College.; assist in turning out students who can Our St. Louis Letter: corporation under the'lawg of the State of New

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: do efficient cabinet work-such York, is plaintiff and Marcus Conant is defendant. -
as Editor Farmer and Grower
Fruit ,
: .I have levied upon the following described
f A large number of old students was done by the class of '94. The It is said that cold storage space was wit property, situate in Duval County, Florida to-

have returned; the senior, junior and exhibition at the last commencementwas never scarcer here than at this time. The The: northeast part of lot one (i), in block onei

freshman classes are larger than ever of a superior kind. The additionof two large establishments on,this side and ( ) being fifty. ((50) feet on Ocean Street by one

before in the history of the college, a first.class' planer, drill and lathe the big concern on the East Side are 'reported The hundred two and water five(lots tos)in feet front on Washington of lots one((1)Street.)and

and the sub.freshman class is the larg. for work in iron has also been made.It full or nearly so, and the vacant eight ((8)), in block two ((2))being two hundred and
?i' space left sold to the apple speculators.One ten ((210) feet front on Ocean Street running
est: that ever entered. On October is the intention of the professor of leading firm is thence: to the St. Johns River. The southwest
this reported as storing half of lot one (I) in block; two((3)). Lot eight
9th more,,than 160 'students had en- department to turn out well away over 35,000 barrels. Other firms ((8) in block two ((2)) Lot two (i) in block three
rolled, and I understand the numberis trained mechanics. During the past will be storing the fruit elsewheresothat ((3)) Lot seventeen((17)) in bock; six ((6)), All of

= now about 176! The young women year the students in this department in the aggregate the quantity of ap- port which, County said lots of are Duval situated,Florida in,the and town are numbered of May

are factor in constructed an excellent dynamo of ples put away is unusually large. according to the map or plan thereof.In .
becoming an important The apple market has been crowded to the A. Gay Grant: Section forty ((40)) township
college life. More than krty-five sufficient size to furnish several of the death, and prices went below'everybody's two ((2)), south, range twenty-eight ((28) east,
( Lots eleven (n), twelve and fourteen
women. have already entered for the college buildings with electric lights. expectations, the current prices being and the south part, containing twenty-five ((25))
present year.The.military. Patterns for a steam engine of twenty- 35c to 40c per bbl lower than the figures acres of lot eight ((8)), of section three((3)( ). township -
two ((2)),' south of range twenty-eight ((28))
five horse prevailing ten days A reaction is
discipline grows more power are being secured, ago. east. Lots two ((2)).three ((3)), four ((4)) six((6)), ten
and the building of this engine will quite natural, and it is generally conceded fifteen( ) ((11)). thirteen, ((13)) fourteen ((14))and
A few
rigid.year by year. days ago a i that an advance of at least 25c ,per bbl. ((15)) of section ten ((10)}), township two ((2)),
sophomore who had never been pun-I be undertaken by the students in the will arise within a week. A good south' of range twenty-eight ((28) east. Lots
future. portion seven' (7)) and two. ((2)),: (excepting fifteen ((15))
ished before was made to walk guard near of the receipts, largely Ben Davis, acres of the southeast corner,deeded to Frank
duty an hour for lying on his bed dur At the opening of the college in have been coming from Missouri. The Clayton), section eleven(n), township two ((2)),
large quantities into cold south range twenty-eight(28( .east. Lots one
ing'study hours., 1893 the State Agricultural College es- put storage (i)and six:((6)),of section fourteen ((14)), township
4 of the students with tablished a business department. In- saved the market from being far worse two ((2)), south of range twenty-eight ((28)) east.
a thrifty than it is. Lots one ((1)), two((2)),three((3)), seven ((7))), of sec-
turn of mind were acting as agents for struction in all these branches usually A number of inquiries are now coming tion twenty-five((2,5),)), townsnship two (((2)), south

clothing houses, getting orders for the included in a business course is given. from Florida and other Southern States .of In range the F.twenty-eight Richard Grant((28))east.: Section thirty-nine

new,uniforms. The president heard This department was put in charge of relative to the prospects and outlook for ((39)1: ): townsiJp two ((2)), south of range twenty-
the eight ((28))east. And lot nine ((9)) of section three
of it t and promptly suppressed it by Prof. John B Parkinson, whose suc- new cabbage crop, the 'planting of ((3)1) township two ((2)) south of range twenty-
which must soon be commenced! throughout eight((28)) east. ,
cess during the first of
informing the young agents that this year was a the South. It can be said that the>ld :And I will sell the same to the highest bidder
would not be permitted, that uniforms high character. He continues in crop in sight is still rather large, and an for cash, in front of the court,house door in the

must be such in fact as well as in name, charge of this department, and his abundance seems assured until next city Monday.of Jacksonville October ist., Duval 1894,County within,Florida thet legal,on

and not made by different firms of different classes are rapidly increasing in num March. Ohio, New York and Michigan, hours of sale.
leading cabbage States have still NAPOLEON B.BROWARD,
ber. big
cloth. SOPHOMORE, sup- Sheriff Duval County, Florida.
State Agricultural College. plies, and prices are rather low everywhere August 2'1, 1894.
Mrs H.
: K. Ingram, for many Lake City, Fla. ; hence. t inducements. to plant, Sale of above ni nf.innrrlnrnnPrfvia nntlmi.d.
years one, of the most influential r _- largely with a view 01 finding bare mar by instructions of plaintfi's attorney,until November
teachers in the Jacksonville High Heading in the Peach.A kets everywhere and high prices next 5th, I54.NAPOLEON '
School, entered upon work as Pro- northern writer describing a fruit spring, are not as strong or numerous as 9.

; lessorof English and History at the farm of 2364 acres on Loudon Heights, they The were situation a year ago.
as regards Florida
opening. Her admirable for Virginia, on which, among other
training is -+
exceedingly discouraging and +- -i4--
this position, and her success as a fruit trees, 45,000 peaches are cultiva- has been so for the past few weeks or ..

teacher, insure her success in this new ted, speaks of the system pursued since first reception of green oranges appeared ..

field. It is fortunate that the collegewas with them as follows: ,for ripe do not come in before .

able to secure her in this important The method adopted in these orchards successful November.with A firm here that was fairly ..... --... ._ -,, ..43. -IU'__"' I i>-I."I4C
a car just and
a'year ago
chair. of "heading in" the peach
which came in green consented without "We
trees close to the ground is followed. due reflection to advance 75 are Advertisedby
,Miss D. K. Mooring of Marianna, cents a box "
Fla. fills the chair of French and. The strength that goes to maintain 3 on a car again. The, fruit came along in our Loving Friends.
or 4 feet of branchless trunk by other due time, but has been almost entirely' At the Michigan State Fair a man wanted a
German. Miss\ Mooring spent six neglected and of it be had bill of fence but objected to our price, as he
some can for
methods is thrown into the
very iras told he could do better. Later, he came
r years in Germany and France-study fruit producing branches. This freight charges. It is clear now that the back and bought freely, then stated the rea-
ing the tongues of those countries. re- shippers of green oranges this season are son thuslv: "I went tho rounds of all the
sults in. producing a pyramidalshapedtree going to suffer for their fence exhibits, and each and every one as-
i She has had several years' successful sured me that his was Must as good as the
r experience in teaching German and with strong robust branches that Other fruits'this year 'are too plenty and P AG n and cost only: J 4 or X or % as much.
are capable of sustaining a large yieldof the green stuff will be more neglected The Pago seemed to ;bo the STANDARD, ,
French in some of the most important fruit without than usual. P. M. KIELY. and in buying it I take no chances."

schools in America. Hence bending or breaking, St. Louis, October 21stPublications PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian,Mich.
she as would be the result of a like yieldon ..-.<.
brings to this chair in Florida the
trees of ordinary growth. Another Received. WITH STANLEY'S
that make
success certain. HANG Corrugated steel Hinge
A. L. important consideration is the fact Hillsborough County, the Gem of Flor- They are Stronger,Handsomer
Quaintance, M. S., is assist- that these trees are much less affected ida, is the title of a pamphlet of 40 pages and cost no more than the old

} ant in biology. Mr.: Quaintance grad- I by the high winds, a feature of much by the well known writer, J. Mortimer YOUR Dealers style. For generally ale ,by'but Hardware If not-in

uated at this college in the class of importance when the fruit Murphy. Of roui-se like all immigration your vicinity write the Manu-
i893 then in literature, it pivrs the high-water markin DOOR facturers. Send for"Biography
spent a year postgraduate -
' get ripe enough to pick.It of a Yankee Hinge"malledfree.THE .
' 'work] at.the Alabama Agriculturaland a great majority of instances, though
is a rare thing to find a peachtree
Mechanical: noting an occasional ebbing of the tide :
College, where he on this large farm with a trunk but the pamphlet i is a bit of pleasant

again took a high stand as a student, six inches long from the ground to reading nearly all throt gh. It shows a STANLEY WORKS, New.Britain.

and where he received his M. S. degree the branches. The is done somewhat intimate, scholarly) ) acquaintance ,
t in June last. It well for pruning with fruits and flowers, but rather
with the main of in
the Agricultural object letting sun- less practical familiarity with the'details 7CREES.
College that so early light to the center of the trees and to of field culture and the marketing of Foa

in, its history it has graduates whose slightly check the too free growth of crops. It is very complete! catalogue of SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.

training and character enable them to some of the highest branches. The the productions of that beautiful sectionof
receive such honorable appointments Florida. Write for Catalogue and,price list.!
plan has been to plow and harrow the
in their Alma Mater.: The following is rather fanciful : "The
orchards in the
early spring. Some
Miss Aurora cause for the cool summer climate of
Mena: of Havana, orchards have crops of corn and pota- Florida is apparent and may be readily Tboma. 'I11e, G..
Cuba will teach
' Spanish for the corning toes growing therein, and others have explained. One of the first principles in

year. Miss Mena received her received regular cultivation without natural philosophy is that heat'expands
training in the best schools of Havana with other and cold contracts. The air is subject to DIAMOND BRAND
being planted
and has had several years experiencein.teaching .any. crop. this rule, snd'therefore, when the- dill'
t begins his northern journey in April, his: CRIMSON CLOVER.AMERICAN
Spanish the schools of An Ocean Waif.A rays heat the atmosphere and cause it,to .

Havana and in private families in Key correspondent at Seminole writes : rise higher and to allow the cool ,breezes

West. She brings to her work in I am sending you to-day by mail a from the northern regions to flow in below -' GROWN, HARDY TYPE,

Florida that intimate familiarity with small box containing a fruit which no in its place." ACCLIMATED.

Spanish which in any language can be body round here knows the nature of. Messrs Lee & Shepherd, of Boston,

gained only by those to whom such It was with several others picked send us a series of four of the Jerome
language is the.native up Banners! which are very pretty orna_ The Highest Grade on the Market
tongue. the beach '
k on gulf opposite here after menu for the parlor wall or center-table.
The' equipment of the mechanical the late blow. Please it for r
name me
$4.0o per bushel in sacks f. o. Wyoming,
department has been largely increased I its nature and all about it. I intend Sheriff's Sale. Del. Also a few winter oats, 900 per ushel.

within the past year. The addition I to plant the seed of the others pickedup. UNDER and by virtue of an execution issued out application.Descriptive circulars JUST THE and TIME samples, ,TO furnished SOW. on., ,.
Circuit Court in and for Duval County, ?. .
1 of a good planer and of a variety of Fourth Judicial Circuit: of Florida,on the i6th ,
f bench tools in the wood shop will 1 It is a gourd.-ED. F. & F. G. day of August 1892, in a certain cause therein A.N. BROWN,Grower and Dearer' J. *'*
pending wherein, the H. B. Claflin '
Company,a Wyoming, Kent Co.., 'Dd..";",-

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Mr. White's Rejoinder. of beans killed down by frost, can be replanted VIOK'S NEW ENTERPRISE. OENT-A- WORD" OOL U11IN.

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: and replaced as good as they -
before six weeks Seed To insure insertion in this column, advertise-
were in from two to House at Satsuma.
The wail Braidentown Journalover
of the ments must be accompanied by the money.
the ill-treatment of that region in and a crop of tomatoes in from one to James Vick's Sons of Rochester, N. Y., have Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.

article of July 11th "reminds me of three months. opened a branch seed house at Satsuma, Put- Postage Stamps received in payment.

a my little story." There is a large area in Florida whereno nam Henion county of Satsuma, Fla., and, as have general appointed agent Dr.for J.the B. Count every word.including. name and address.

A country urchin was seen making a more than one killing frost occurs South. Vick's seed house is one of the oldest, -- -- ,- -

great ado around a load of hay that had during the winter, and some winters largest and mcst reliable of any in the United first-clas! and practical garden- x
none. In such a region if the frost comes States;and the name of Vick is sufficient guarantee WANTED-A, in all its branches, viz:truck and
just been upset. When asked what was for their seeds all orders south of North
; field also thoroughly acquainted with
there is time raise
to crops
early a
the matter, he replied in the most pathetic yet Carolina should be addressed to Dr. J. B. Hen- trees, etc-, and their culture; also the use and
tones, "I wouldn't take on so, but daddyis crop of either beans or tomatoes. If it ion, Satsuma, Fla. Orders bv mail or expressare preparation fertilizers. None but good, sober -"
under the load." Just so with the comes late, the early planted crops are prepaid. Seed to Dr. Henion for Vick's reliable and industrious man need apply. State
Guide, which is mailed free. A literal discount
already harvested. But a of full particulars in first letter. Prefer a singleman
crop pine-
Journal. He wouldn't take on so, but will be made on all large orders. Every known (only white), and German. I -wish good
apples either killed or badly injured variety of seeds. plants, flowers vegetables and
daddy is under the load. references. Will pay good salary to right man.
Next comes :Mr. Driscoll in your issue by frost cannot be replaced in less than rates.nursery stock will be furnished at the lowest For further particulars address, C. W. Peiffer, i
P. O. Box Pensacola, Fla. it
of September 15, with a wail of anguish one or two years.And . .. .. 497. r
that should draw tears from a grindstone.He just here is where tile ""discour- FOR 90 DAYS-I will sell first-class budded or-

certainly wouldn't take on so but agement" comes in, of which Mr. Dris- The ange trees and grape fruit trees, one and two
coll old than firm in the State.
speaks.Mr. years cheaper any
daddy is under the load. Nesbitt's next the Typical 15 varieties. Call on address, G. L. Michael,
Next comes :Mr. Nesbitt, page 613. His pet comes Stall Hill Nursery, Glen Ethel, Fla. io-'7-8
Trinidad Porto Rico I
case is unlike the other it is his pet the or pineapple. am Tropical
NURSERIES-Orlando, Fla ,
well of wide
Trinidad, that is under the load. quite aware, a discrepancyin Topic. ARLINGTON. Bidwell, proprietor. Grand prizes
the testimony of writers as to the and big discounts. Satsuma $25,00
Probably each of the above, or their ? orange per
utterances deserves notice. quality of this variety of the pineapple. Traveling 100; grape fruit, $5.00 to $25.00 per 100; peaches,
a passing Possibly different varieties are cultivated Take pears, figs. etc $8.00 per 100; Abbaka pineapple, t
Both the Journal and :Mr. Driscoll $8.00 per too; Smooth Cayenne, $17.00 per 100
seem to regard it as a grave offense thatI under this name. I have received The 50 vaneties rose,palms, etc $1000 per 100 and
plants of this variety from three sourc- up; cinnamon seed roc per package. Send for
should to why
attempt give a reason
direct from Trini- Tropical catalogue. 10-27-3
es-one a importation
the pineapple industry has had such a
dad, and they all proved to be the same.I Trunk FINE Smooth Cayenne and Abbaka Pineapple
marvelous development in this East Coast and Slips. Orlando Grape 5l< : Fruit y
confident that first of
country while on the Gulf Coast it has am my planting Line. Co., Orlando. Fla 10-27-8 '
the (Trinidad before
Mr. Nesbittever
made but little progress." (See page 499.) was BEGGARWEED SEED-Large lot of new crop
Neither of these questions the develop- saw Florida, or a pineapple field, Traffic a bushel; $1.00 a peck. W, A.
and his insinuation that I obtained my Trends Bours & Co., Jacksonville Fla. 10-20-4
ment on one coast and nondevelopmenton
samples "from a retailer's stand: in a FOR SALE 15,000 first-class one and two year
the other but both of them tell what
of semi-rottenness Tideward of orange, lemon and grape fruit trees.G. .
state to it
the1 are going to do. put very E. Campbell, Lake Weir. Fla. 10-20-4-
mildly, is unworthy of a gentleman.As Toward
time is
The: Journal ? "The coming -
says NURSERIES-Send at for
the of the Trinidad I once
when :Manatee county will do some The of everything adapted to
missionory work. Our side of these have considerable testimony, and it Florida. Elegant and costly prizes never; before <
falls into two classes Those who Turbid offered Establishedover
matters must to notice." mostly : by any nursery company.
come public
have for sale twenty years Address Robert G. Bidwell,
plants and those who have
From the reading of Mr. Driscoll's ar- Twisting Arlington Nurseries, Orlando, Fla., Box 147.
ticle one would think he had been not.I Tack 10-20-4

crowded to the front as their missionary.But am not responsible for Mr.\ Nesbitt's GRADE COWS-Fresh and soon due ..

I will venture to suggest to the ignorance of the meaning of "glaucous The JERSEY Wm. B. Schrader, Waverly Stcck

Journal, and all others concerned, that green,"any. more than for that of the man Trackless Farm Tallahassee, Leon Co., Fla. 10-20-4

one crate of pineapples shipped to New who thought that miscellaneous was Time WANTED-To correspond with parties having,
York or to the Fruit Exchange would do something good to eat. I have but one Tarpon State amount for sale and
price expected. E. W. Edes, Whitman, Mass.!
more efficient missionary work thana concern in the case. It is a legitimate Takes. Tempts

score of Driscolls. His is not the phrase in the place where it occurs and Test The 10-20-2
has a well established meaning.And QA COLONIES OF BEES-In two-story Lang-
kind of missionary work needed. The Tardy stroth hives, for sale at $. .so cash each. :
few words for Mr. Driscoll's"useless .
Neither is the kind that has producedsuch now a Might shade price on whole lot. E. W.Varnum, ,
wonderful results on the East Coast. weather reports" and Mr. Nes- Tale ToTarry. 162 Bracket St., Portland Me., or E M. Storer,
bitt's "absurd agent in charge, Hawks Park, Fla.
statistics. Undoubtedly, 10-30-3 .
Our missionaries have been of another The .

sort. The first were sent out fifteen years these gentlemen are very wise, particu- TO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like

ago, a few barrels of pineapples. These larly upon the subject of"useless weather Types Tax BowKer's: Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor-
ida last Hundreds of testimonials. For
and "absurd statistics. But
reports year.
were sent from :Merritt's\ Island. Not Tell; Thou
their wisdom looks small in particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
only barrel and crate of fruit sent even great io-13-tf
every Travel
the light of the following facts:
out but every apple has been a missionary BROWN LEGHORN EGGS for HATCHING.
to proclaim the excellency of our 1. The nations of the earth have ex- This TalentToday of the best. $i for 13. R. Puddy,
pended millions of dollars in gathering Lawtey, Fla. 106-13
climate and the fact that we do raise Typical _
just Mich absurd statistics and useless FOWLS FOR SALE.-Bronze turkeys, black
rather than what
pineapples we are go- That Indian Pekin ducks and
Thoroughfare games,
weather reports and from the care with
do in "
ing to the future, "LANGSHAN EGGS FOR HATCIIING.Mrs. -
The East Coast has put 31} millions of which they are preserved it is quite certain Through Thrift W. H. Mann Mannville, Fla. 10-6-4 i

"such missionaries in the field during the that they are not regarded as either The Tend HANDBILLS for the sale of Grape Fruit Copy-

past season. Mr. Driscoll attempts to useless or absurd. 25 cents; 500, 90 cents; 1,000, .
for the of 2. The U. S. Government has well Truly To $1.60, post included. Can be ordered from
give a reason non development
Adolph Riedel, 1818 Collington AV., Baltimore,
nigh half a million invested in instru-
pineapple culture on the West Coast. Tropical Thee Md Better your returns; try it. 10-6-8 '
He their land rich but beforehe ments scattered over the United States
says too Territory. To-morrow. RESPONSIBLE, Reliable Commission Mer-
is done he contradicts( this by claim' for the sole purposs of gathering these N. Y -Batterson & Co.

ing "an abundance" of good pineapple useless weather reports and absurb statis The l-29-tf :-

- land for their region. He inadvertentlygives tics. And in addition to this the government :. Thoughtful A FINE lot of seedless grape fruit buds and a
expends thousands of dollars few tahita lin ts, all on grape fruit stock.
the true reason; it was failures that many Tourist Price very reasonable. S. M. Stephens, Lakeland -
discouraged them. He would have us yearly to pay for the work involved. Fla. 9 29-10

infer that these failures were caused by 3. Thermal records are the only means Thanks FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel .

the land being too rich. known to civilized men by which either The North Carolina mountains. Owner must I

But all such talk is nonsense in the the absolute or the comparative temperature li e in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W.

light of the following facts. The Fort of any region can be known, and Terse B. Clarkson. Jacksonville, Fla. 9-is-tl

:Myers Press, with a candor that should those taken by government officers are so Tutor 465 bcn ACRES cleared.; OF LAND 20 in FOR young SALE orange-100 trees.W have.

shame Mr. Driscoll, says: "We cannot reliable that they are received as evidencein That P. Wright, Drayton Island, St. Johns River, .

too strongly urge against embarking in courts of law everywhere. Florida. 9-15-8 \

the cultivation of the pineapple north of JAS. "WHITE.\ :. 'fells't'he Qfl flflfl FINE.healthy pear trees. LeConte,

latitude 29, and even then he must be Island Home, Oct. loth, 1894. suma,Oranges Kieffer Figs. Peaches, Garber, Plums and others.and Pecans Sat- .

careful to secure a water protection of at n'n' Truth. at l bottom prices. J. H. Girardeau, Monticello.

least a mile in width on the north side of ft Z:1P: t..J Florida. 9"8 tf

his plantation." o: The FOR CUTAWAY HARROW prices, address E.

A of the Florida = :" ":= Hubbard, Federal Point,Fla.,State Agent.
correspondent Agri- ii r;p i:: t ., Typical IO2ItfUDARSON
culturist Dec. 26th I 1:1"0:" B _
1882 writes We
had frost through the entire :Manatee\ re- so ...... ....r 6o; >>.a. ZZ Trip 1 Sicily Lemon.BROWN"-Best ORANGE"orange and and"Carney lemon
gion during the recent cold spell. '* w... ,...., 0'.. ".-.Mn.. I'I ThineVia grown. Write for catalogue J. H. Turnley

Ice was formed in vessels of water nearly t7 > ;ad: 0':' C., "Excelsior Nurseries. Lake Weir, Fla. 8-n'13'

Here is the of ''a .. g:g. 'rQ FOR FANCY PINEAPPLE PLANTS-Write to
everywhere. secret the c2 !:!: :; _
The H. 11. Bfeman, Orlando Fla. 7.28-10
"failures" that were so discouraging. It p :e;a lry 6 -I

was slrf not rich 4n land,but frost., .l "Ice. *, in ves- y .j pC 0 T'P.y t2 :z: 0 Tropical FOR A I.K-? orange r lemon and grape.
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