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Florida farmer & fruit grower
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 Material Information
Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 1, 1894
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
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 )
 Notes
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
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System ID: UF00055765:00055
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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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The best Chemicals for the purpose for which it is Tin :

I Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application. Reliable agents wanted at i
tended. Not of "filler"
all principal shipping points an ounce or

". -REFERENCES':- "make. weight" used." : : t :

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First National Bank of Jacksonville Fla. 'Bank Commerce, Buffalo N. Y. Dun's and Brad- Read our guaranteed analyses. Write for prices.
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SIMON PURE NO. 1. GUARANTEED ANALYSIS: :
JI. SEED RYE, O7TS i CLOSLER. Moisture .'.....5 to 8 per ct.
Ammonia.. ......... ........ ....4 to 4)# per ct. :
} ; Genuine Florida: Grown Rye.'$2.5O per bu.; Texas Red Rust-Proof Manufactured by the Potash (actual).12 to 13 per ct. .
Oats, 75 cents per bu. Phos. Acid (avail'e).......G to 7,per,ct.
Crimson: Clover, Ib. by mall postpaid, 30 cents; in 5-lb lots and above
by'express or frelghtb15 1 cents per lb.; Alfalfa or Lucerne, Ib by mall postpaid Simon Pure Fertilizer Works JlifMade exclusively from Sulphate of Ammo-
30 cents; and above by express or freight, 1 5 cents per nia, Sulphate of Potash, and Dissolved Bone
lb, Japan Clover,lb post paid, 40 cents. ; 5-lb lots and above by express Black. <
,'freight, 30 cents per lb. E. O. PAINTER. JOHN MCKINNEY. We also manufacture a.special fertilizer'for '

H. "HASTINGS & OO. sEEDeME young orange trees tomatoes, onions grapes, ".
: E. 0. PAINTER & CO., Props., etc. Formulas made from practical field tests. :'.
Catalogue free on application I nt@rla.chen i Florida
E. O. PAINTER & CO.,
DeLand, Fla.FraudBFruit .
DeLand Fla.

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In some parts of the country,at least,that'THEY.'MUST HAVE AN EARLY ORANGE, or no Wrappers.NO .;:
Orange at all. They are also learning that BOONE'S EARLY is not only the Earliest but Best
; and nearest to a Seedless Orange of any now',grown. Budded Trees of this and other varieties ORANGE
mow for sale. Sample oranges. by mail.for loc each, to pay postage. CATALOGUE FREE. MARKET
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r Semi-Tropical Nurseries, Orlando Fla STORAGE AND
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for Florida. now know that they get an honest ream '
Established 1883.
Everything EXPOSITION
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4 To,everyone interested in plants,whether for House. Orchard or Garden ream as some unscrupulous dealers Jacksonville, Fla.
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CATALOGU.Eand MANUAL ...,: ..''
.; will be found invaluable.. :We can supply all Fruits as grown in the South OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE" We have organized to establish a j
besides Ornamental and Useful Plants and Trees from the"Four Quarters.
o D of the Earth. (From Aloe lo Zingiber," etc.) Write to-day. HOME: : 'l.\IA.RKE' }
A SPECIALLY.FINE_ LOT OF CITRUS TREES CHEAP. Printed Wrappers are put up in packagesof .., .
.. ,1000 each, and each Wrapper is J'i
For the orange growers of Florida. Also to store ".
Fla.
BROS. Oncco
REASONER ,. numbered, in printing, consecutively fruit if necessary, over a cold spell or to pre .
from 1 to 1000. No one can vent gluts, having fine >
Free on application. The New ((1 t'8O4-95)) Catalogue of the
Storage Capacity and Very

a .GLEN. ST. MARY NURSERIES HONESTLY BEATour Cheap.We .

prices. Send for samples and prices "
Gives the results of 19 years experience with the Hardy Trifollata in the U. S.; toTHE flatter ourselves that we Can save the ;(;
,. describes. over 300 varieties ofleredfpr Florida. and Lower South, embracing: growers a great deal of money by our system, "
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JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. for our patrons. .1
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4 ORANGES GRAPE FRUIT } ON TRIFOLIATA STOCK JERSEY- CITY, N. :J. Give- Us a Trial. .

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(Which makes vigorous, productive trees that bear young and STAND COLD.) A full line wrappers B. 91. BAER, ;
of orange and other citrus fruits on both orange and tnfoliata stocks;peaches,pears, plums,Japan .
persimmons figs,grapes apricots olives/mulberries, pomegranates, nut trees etc., also ornamentals .GeneraI1tlaDage 1
.* It ,including "* .IGHTNr [WELL MACHINERY" CORRESPONDENT : '

,: < Roses to this'Climate. All inds, of tools. Fortune for tD.driller 07urine ourAdamtntlBeprocew.cantAkeaeore. SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK ;
60 Varieties of Adapted
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Perfeeted ICconom- of Florida. ..r
*. lenl Artesian Pumpinif Win'to.work by Steam A1r ete.

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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, how-
ever,be more effectively. reached.while in the egg, larva and pupa states. It is now in,those states, but will commence hatching the.fly about the middle of June' ,,', v
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:Now is the Tittl.e: tci App1y. .;

It is also fatal to the Spiders,Rust Mites and their eggs,and to the Scale without. reference to the hatching periods. '{." _' .:, +;'.
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BANGOR ,BOX SIDES. .._ : '
Cargo will arrive in Tune. Special rates for orders to be shipped from vessel. Pine box sides,kiln dried heads,hoops,paper,nails,etc. Pineapple crates and other growers supplies., .- .

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

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TO THE ORANGE GROWER OF FLORIDA.

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Having; ,been practical orange growers for a number of years, also in the business of manufacturing Insecticides and using them our-
selves for the last ten years,jwe 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. : .
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It has never yet been Adulterated or Diluted in any form whatever in order to Lower the Price, as

R 0' other Insecticides have been throughout the State, ': T

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

the trees, at any stage.of growth; without injury to them or the persons using it. .. i d
As sulphur will not'kill all insects affecting the orange tree, we have perfected another insecticide, known as Tar Emulsion, whichis
very effective'in,destroying Aleyrodes Citri (commonly known as the White Fly), also the Red Spider (not the Spotted mite or Yellow

Spider), and,used: in combination with Sulphur Solution it will give better results than any insecticide ever used.

iWe 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. >-i ...-*' ,::0
'and directions for furnished ,. 0' '.::. .
References general using on application. ti .; -
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Actually and. Honestly' Made from Animal Bone FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA I

OUR BASE IS BONE, NOT PHOSPHATE ROCK. ,
.", J"ACKSONVILLE.:
This is a Guaranteed Fact. ..
The Oldest National Bank in the State. .. '
Chemical Go. V g.
Guano &
Standard M'f'g This Bank after twenty years of successful business,has just undergone a rigid special examination I
by the United States Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an
other period of twenty years .
No. H. ;Union St., New Orleans, La. By conservative,yet liberal methods,this bank has. achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We
invite a visit or correspondence,looking toward business relations,assuring you that your
OSCAR H. NOLAN, State Agent.Write favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.
JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
,for Almanac,Prices, etc., Jacksonville, Fla. I President." Cashier. ...

'. NURSERIES OF THE Safe Deposit 'Boxes For Rent.POTHSH ., "

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Milwaukee Florida Draqge Go. : FBRTILIZINC ,

I ORANGE'TREES AND EARLY VEGETABLES fUse ,.' :
Selected strains of Choicest Varieties of Citrus Fruit Trees a specialty: only :'
0 Budding-Wood for sale at all times.
'T Our stock U Urge and,complete.or Catalogue and Price-I4st ATTENTION,address TO CORRESPONDENCE.' Fertilizers Containing Over 10 Per Cent of Potash. .

Information and Pamphlets free.aERDrAN ,
A. L. DUNCAN, ,Manager, Dunedin, Fla.I KALI WORKS 93 Nassau Street, New York'City (
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Grove Orchard. I I will be detrimental to the groves when squeezing an infinite number of "in- this,country and Europe, producing
0 a drouth comes during August or Sep- finitessimal amounts" from the already always good results, cheap, excellentand

1 .... tember.' This year I watched it to depleted orange growers. Pertiaps'you beneficial; these worthy gentlemen -. .,
find if that and I found The is who call "theorist15 and
The Virtues of Beggarweed.Editor out was so, can. orange grower me a
Farmer and Fruit Grower. that, during a dry spell in the midstof accustomed to being phlebotomized, claim to be "practical" men are sud-
Some years ago it was the customof the rainy season, moisture was and most of us are too far gone to denly discovering that after all, nitrate
most of our orange growers to keep closer to the surface in the rank clover kick." of soda is most injurious to plant life,
their groves practically clean, but that than in crab-grass or clean ground.It Again the German Kali Works say: that it injures the sugar formation of
plan has now been almost entirelylaid is hard to get a stand of this clo- "It is largely if not exclusively this beets etc. This they say is not due to
aside and the groves left to grow ver where chickens run, as they are general use of potash salts in Florida i the nitrogen but is the evil results of ,
upjn grass, etc., after the final fertil- very fond of it and will eat up all the : that has contributed to the success of the soda. Potash they say never would '

izing. This growth of grass, etc., is young plants.It the Florida orange." do anything so dreadful. Now the peculiar -
turned under in October or November makes a nice sweet hay when it My dear Works, this uncomfortablefact thing is that they are quite accurately -
after it is dead. This plan keeps the is cut at the right time. The thickerit lies across your statement-the descrbing the effects on the
soil well supplied with vegetable mat- is the finer the stems will be. Care reputation of the Florida orange was sugar and starch formation of the mu-
ter or mould, while the clean culture must be taken in curing it that the made and firmly established long before riates or sulphates of either base (potash -
plan soon used it all up and left the leaves do not fall off. the trees were dosed with your or soda) as distinguished from the

trees standing in a bed of sand. This In starting it on very poor land it expensively advertised universal pan- nitrates or carbonates. The evidence' .".,
humus holds the chemical fertilizers ought to be helped with some fertil-- is overwhelming and absolutely uncon- :
' when they are applied and prevents izer, for it will come up on such lands acea.Finally, Mr. Editor, these German tradicted.We .
them from leaching from the soil. and then die out with starvation.The Kali Works say to you : We think are told in one breath that soda

This growth of grass, etc., growsin seed will remain in the groundfor you should point out to Mr. Adams, cannot be substituted for potash because *
rainy season, when usually a many years, like the red clover, furthermore, the results of your ex plants will not take up soda in
great,jour deal more water falls than our until the conditions of ,heat, moistureand periments with sulphate of potash upon their formation, and in the next breath

trees need, and it helps to relieve depth combine to sprout them and oranges which produced not only an that nitrate of soda injures plant
them of this superabundance of wa- bring them up. improved flavor and excellent quality, growth because the plant takes up so
ter and often of fertilizer, and there- Do not fail to sow beggar weed in but also an earlier ripening by almost much soda that it cannot also take up

by acts as a safety valve. When the your groves and corn patches next two months." the necessary supply of potash in the ":
rains cease in September this growth June. Why, Mr. Editor, what does he soil. And yet so wonderful are the
matures and dies, and it is then turned S. P. SHEPHERD.Palm take you for ? What does he take me processes of nature as interpreted by,. ,:{
under. Springs Fla. for ? For a man in New York City these gentlemen that while the soda, if .
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Now, the plant that recommends A Few Words-----T-More About Potash. in the year of our Lord, 1894, to say supplied in nitrate of soda, paralyzes ; '
that an which naturally ripens the plant by clogging it with soda
itself! most favorably to the orange Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: orange ,
: December 1st will be ripened October if the soda is of .
grower for this purpose of summer In THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER yet part a potashsalt
growth is the Florida clover or beggar of the 17th instant the German ist by use of potash, is an exhibitionof e. g., kainit, even if largely in ex- ,..
weed. When once seeded it comes Kali Works say "Mr. Adams undoubtedly -. monumental cheek or asinine ignorance cess of the potash, it has no effect be-

up}thickly after the groves are laid by lost sight of the fact that that is incomprehensible.I cause the plant takes up the potash
in June and makes a dense shade dur- the German Kali Works have spent a i have been in Florida growing or- and soda cannot take its place. It. .' f.
ing, its growth It sends its roots great deal of money for the purpose of I anges for nineteen years. So I am a reminds one of the wonderful gloves ,
deep down in the ground and does demonstrating the value of potash salts proper: subject to receive instruction, a young jew peddler undertook to sella
not interfere with the growth of the for fruit trees." and am always glad to have it, but do young lady customer. She asked if
not choose instruction from a they would stretch. "Madam said .
orange trees which seem actually to No,'German Kali Works, you never my i I ,
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that is so clearly ignorant or he, "if want them to stretch dey ,.
grow better when surrounded by it. made a greater mistake since you ex source you .
\When it is matured, in October, it is isted.If. biased by pecuniary selfinterest.It will stretch, stretch, stretch; if you do -
is only the new comers or one not want them to stretch dey will
there in this stay
easily turned under with a good steel was any one thing
beam plow, with a chain or end hookon whole potash business that I had more who has not yet arrived, who knowsit close to ze hand." And for all this, :
in than other it all. there is not a particle of proof, as: in- ft-
,to hold the tops. I have been turn- distinctly sight any
ing under some that was six and seven was this very fact, that the German Josh Billings referred to these classes deed there cannot be.
feet high, and making a clean job of it Kali Works have spent money like water thus : "The trouble with some It is refreshing to turn from ,this
with an Atlanta Clipper. It is much on this potash "fad," and thus sell folks is, they know too many things juggling with the facts of nature to the
crab their It is to I that aint so." Rhode Island Exp. Station BulletinNo.
easier to plow than grass lands, goods. patent everybodywho
and enriches the soil faster than any cares to "stop and think" that the Now, Mr. G. K. Works of New 28, p. 33, whcre it is said: In
plant we can grow.I German Kali Works have hesitated at York, did it ever occur to you as pos- the use of the muriate and sulphate of
have had it growing in one grove expenditure of money to advertise sible that some of the folks that are potash, kainit and sulphate of ammo-
for four years. This season's growthwas these salts.Circulars. selling stuff to force the maturity of nia, the crops remove chiefly the
nearly level, although around the and pamphlets have been oranges and mustaches-, say and bases, leaving the greater portions of
"know too things that aint so ?" the acids behind and their continued ,-
trees it had the benefit of the June fer scattered broadcast over the land, embellished many -
tilizing. But in a grove in which it with gorgeous pictures of\ DUDLEY W. ADAMS. use, without resorts to occasional
Co., Fla., Nov. ,
Tangerine Orange 21 1894. liming in of limestonesoil
has been growing for two years the corn, oats, etc., "with potash" and .-.-. except case
height around the, trees is twice that "without potash," after the style of the Nitrate of Soda. must tend toward increased acid- --,;.
from the fertilized spots.It fellow who advertises stuff to make in- ity, while nitrate of soda which furnishes -
away We have already called the atten- its nitric acid the
is very easy to get it started in a cipient mustaches luxuriant, and the"aptifat" to plant
tion of our readers to the erroneous would doubtless tend to produce the
After the grove is plowed in portraits of adipose females.It .
grove. teachings of Andrew H, Ward in the opposite results, owing to the fact that
;rune, harrow, then sow from onehalfto i is.not necessary to suggest in what
a bushel of seed to the acre and harrow other forays these German Kali Works North. He has now begun to promul- plants do not remove all of the soda ;..,
his but delusive doc- residue !-
gate specious in consequence of which the : :
again. The June rains will,soon have "spent great deal of money.
I I trines in Florida, as the followingfrom would the .
functions
perform of base
bring it and i it will outgrow the There are symptoms of its uc e in a t
up
the Ft. Meade Pebble shows.
by combining with the natural acidsof
crab and sand spurs. The seed high places that should be above suspicion -
grass Next week we shall comment on this the soil. This action with
must be allowed to mature before it is and which it would not be together
plowed under, and next June, after the proper to name without being in pos- article. the direct availability of its nitrogenand
usual plowing and fertilizing, harrow session of positive proof, but "the trail Strange is the logic of false position.It the fact that the soda not only
the ground down level, and the seed of the serpent is over it all." is always compelling additional fol liberates potash but may also be of
will come up evenly and keep down No, Mr. German Kali Works, 1 I ly. To those who without either knowl- some direct fertilizing value to certain'
the grasses. In this way, when once did not "lose sight of the-fact that edge or the attempt to get it, insist plants, serves to explain the beneficial
seeded,there will be no further troubleto you have spent," and are still, spend- that I am wrong in saying that soda action of nitrate of soda as comparedwith

keep the ground full of seed.I ing, "a great deal of money" in can be substituted for potash, I natur- other forms of nitrogen? ,, when f:.4:\
know a hammock field that has working your market," and now it ally feel called upon to explain the excellent used for several" consecutive seasons '
effects of nitrate of soda. Nothing on our acid soil. A. H. WARD.
in to
been planted corn some forty years seems you are recoup. .
and its fertility is kept up by the an-: Your statement and argument unin- daunted they assail this well .
nual crop of clover that springs up as tentionally but practically admit that, known friend of the farmer. Thoughin Emery powder will remove "ordinary '

soon as the corn is laid by. having spe t ;a great deal of money," use and generally approved for stains from white ivory knife ..

Some orangegrowers, think that it you now expect to get it back by years, imported by millions of tons to handles. ,
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LOCKHART LITTLE, President. J. E. STILLMAN, Sec. and" .Treas.



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Supplies all the needs of the bearing tree, Supplies all the needs of the young tree.


*' We solicit the inquiries of the orange growers of Florida. Correspondence cheerfully answered. Pam-

phlets and prices furnished on application.


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Potash-Reply to Mr. Stager. orange! culture as fuel to the steam has borne regular and heavy crops for sion of ,this compressed air. In the

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: engine. several.years. Origin, Manatee coun- mechanical compression of air, if suffi-
S. PEACOCK. ty.Horton's Catalogue. cient force be applied, its temperaturemay
The communication of W. K.Stagerin Finleys, N.J., Nov. 17, '94. --.r be raised to 200 degrees, or even
issue of November 3rd has t Potash the
your The Craze. 240 degrees, according to extentof
been read by me with no little impa- Some Choice Citrus Fruits. Sending my grip on by train I the power employed. The great
tience. It is curious to whajb; extremesa TARDIFF OR HART'S LATE OR- walked from City Point to Cocoa heat has a germicidal effect. The microbes -

.little undigested instruction will lead!' ANGE-Fruit medium in size, roundor through a succession of hammock or living germs, which induce

a man. This cry of theory opposed slightly oblong, skin smooth, thin groves. After talking with a numberof the decay of fruit or other perishable
to practice, originally a meaningless and leathery, pulp fine grained and parties in charge of them I found substances are thus destroyed.

political screed, seems to have con- solid, little core, very few seeds, flavor i they all had the potash -craze, and I When the imprisoned air is relieved
taminated our whole social system. sprightly and rich. When fully am inclined to think that this has some-I from pressure the resulting expansion
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The fact that 'theory is merely the as- matured this is the heaviest orange I thing to do with the great number of rapidly lowers its temperature. It is
semblage of determined facts, and know of as well as one of the
very trees that die out after they have ob- sufficient
even practicable, by a con-
practice their utilization for any useful best in all the qualities that go to tained full bearing. During my walkI centration of the force of compressedair
purpose, seems to be lost sight of al- make the Florida what it is
orange saw hundreds of large trees cut up to induce actual freezing of a body
together.Mr. viz: the best in the world. Tree a by the roots which, I was informed, exposed to an escaping jet. By the

Stager's Jersey watermelon vigorous grower and good bearer, had borne from ten to fifteen boxes to Perkins method, allowing the com-

illustration is the most unhappy water- nearly thornless. Although bloom- the tree, and young trees planted in pressed air to expand in a fruit car or
melon story of the past season, whichis ing at. the usual .t time, it. does not mature their place. other confined space, it is claimed to
saying much. To quote: "Analysis its fruit until March or April and From Cocoa I crossed the river to be practicable to maintain a temperature -
proves the lack of potash in Florida the trees carry their fruit in perfectionuntil Merrits Island. There are some beau of from 45 to 60 degrees in the
soils but the is June or July, often longer, thus tiful this island but
saw palmetto indigenous places on they hottest weather, with a constant circulation -
to such and analysis proves it allowing the grower to market his seem to have inhaled the same idea of dry, sterilized air throughthe
rich in potash." It is intended to fruit when prices are highest. We about potash that their neighborsacross car. By compression the air is

show by this, I presume, the two sold oranges of this sort, as follows : the river have, although they made to part with its moisture, just as
analyses disprove each other and hence In 1891, at $5.25 per box; in 1892, have a different kind of land, some of water is squeezed from a sponge.
theory and practice are at their old I at $G per box; in 1893, at $4 per box; it being what we would call scrub land Mr. Perkins has always believed
tricks again. The saw palmetto does in 1894, at $*4-75 per box.My and some high hammock, and trees economical
that the most applicationof
contain potash, of course, about one I, neighbor, O. B. Wheeler, sold show the lack of phosphate and am- his method to the actual transport-
half pound per ton of wood. That is, part of his 1893-94 crop at $3.50 f. o. monia.-Letter in Orange City Times.
ation of fruit by rail would be throughthe
l a tree of approximately 1,000 pounds b., and shipped the balance to New It is worth while to remark that if
of air
use from the
weight would find ample potash withina York where they sold for $5 per box. I this pedestrian traveler and the growers compressed
locomotive drawing the train in like
cubic yard of earth, but would take When we remember that the season whom he visited had dug down a ,
manner as the air brakes are supplied.But .
from five to ten years to find it. An of 1893.94 was one of low prices, you little, they would probably have found
he did not at first succeed in convincing
orange tree might be grown that way, must admit that the above prices were something very different from potash
railroad men of the feasibilityof
of course, but yearly crops of fruit very satisfactory. If your location is that was killing the trees. The chan-
could not be removed without very exempt from damaging frosts, plant ces are that it is coquina rock, and the plan. .f"
promptly exhausting the available sup Tardiff and hold your fruit until June; that when the young trees reach this For this reason he lookup the ideaof

you will make no mistake. stratum they will die likewise.As operating a compressing apparatuson
ply.The AURANTIUM POMELo-A chance to the trees needing phosphoric the car itself, gathering power from
tannin instance is a trifle com the revolution of the axles. This
between and I
hybrid a sweet orange acid have
we a great curiosity to
plicated, but seems to indicate the pomelo; in size smaller than the common learn by what symptoms or evidenceshe plan is found to be feasible, though
need of readily available potash in the sort; very sweet, with little of arrived at a knowledge of this fact. comparatively expensive, but it did'
soil. The time of growth of the saw the bitter principle. How do trees look which are in spe- not meet with the approval, of the
palmetto and canaigre seems to have ROYAL-Size medium to large; skin cial need of phosphoric acid ? railroad officials. Still another plan
attention.As .
escaped Mr. Stager's thin and glossy; pulp fine grained, was to operate the compressor by
to this subject of the use of potash tender and very sweet; bitter principle means of the small naphtha engine,
; if your soil is naturally deficientin almost entirely lacking-the finest po New Method of Shipping Fruit. placed in the car itself. This, also,

this element, you must add more melo we have yet seen. Tree vigorous The San Francisco Bulletin givesan was open to various objections. Yet,
than.you expect to remove in the cropor and prolific.HORTON ; account of a recent invention, intended compared with ,the high cost of the
the result will surely be disappointing SEEDLESS LEMON-Size to do away with ice in the regular refrigerator car service, which

; if you find that potash does not medium, rind thin, smooth and sweet, shipping of fruit. It says: involves the use of large quantities of
appear to be needed, it is because you acid sharp and superior, core very The principle consists partly in the ice, any of the proposed methods of

are exhausting the natural supply,- small, absolutely seedless,season Julyto sterilization of air through compres- using compressed air are relatively
in New Jersey we call it "skinning"the November. Tree vigorous grower, sion, and partly in the lowering of ch'eap. The extra charges for a refrigerator -
land. Potash is as necessary to with few thorns. The original tree temperature by the subsequent expan- car to the East, including

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ice, is from}9 $125 to $175, accordingto pheric precipitation and store up the Preserving Fruits and Vegetables. sion for high transportation charges !

the point of shipment and the des. '::1' water in the lower layers of the soil. I Dr. G. C. Caldwell, of Cornell University G. W. MEANS.

tination. Soils containing sulphate of potash gave a talk on the subject. Evinston Fla. ..

The weight of refrigerator cars, behave in this respect like soils con- He said : Better an Excess of Potash than a

which run from twenty-two to twenty- taining no potash salts, which drink There are three stages in fruit Lack. .

five tons each, is one of the objections up the rain very slowly. growth. Young fruit is like leaves; i it Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:

'to their use, as it increases the cost of takes up carbonic acid and gives out Mr. Dudley Adams likes to be or- .

the long haul and adds to the chargefor Hints on Fruit Shipping.The oxygen, being helped somewhat by the iginal and strike something no one
transportation, aside from the leaves. In ripening it ceases working else has thought of before. This time
quantity of ice consumed in transit. Earl Fruit Company has advocated for itself and reverses its action, takingup he is trying to pose us with the question -
and is still in favor of information ot how much or rather how little
The Perkins apparatus, on the oth-- oxygen and giving off carbonic
er hand, will not materially add to the being published daily in regard to acid.: The fruit flavors are acquired potash?

weight of an ordinary car or closed the shipments of fruit from California, in ripening; of them, or what produces :- It is not easy to get at the exact

room. It is claimed also that by his : and the destinations of same, also orig- them, we know little. There i is amount of potash to a hair's breadthin

method the fruit may be much longeron inating points. This could be done by another change,that of acids to sugar; a given box of oranges, any more

the road than is safe for fruit in.. the railroad company. The names of this occurs mostly after growth ceases. than a doctor could tell a man the .

what are called "ventilated" cars, and consignors and consignees need not In some fruits, however, considerable exact amount even to a scruple or

yet may reach its destination in much be given-simply the originating change occurs at the same time that grain of food that he should consumeto
points, destinations, and the number maintain his vitality. But it does
better condition than fruit shipped in the size is rapidly increasing. In
refrigerators, which quickly becomes of cars from day to day. In order to grapes the acid decreases constantly in not follow that a man would be wiseto
this advice and of
make
damp on exposure to the open air. complete proportion to the sugar; it is thought stop eating on this account. In
By the Perkins process the hot t value, information in regard to diver- it does not turn into sugar, but that the majority of cases he may eat too
sions in transit would also have to be much but that is better than .
starving.It
compressed air from the locomotive,, the sugar is brought in by growth from
given in these bulletins. For instance, has been estimated that there is
or wherever the compressed air is derived the leaves. There are two periods of
it is the custom of a great many ship- cent. of potash in the ash of the
\ becomes cool by passing ripening-one on the tree, the other: .56 per
through a system of valves and cham- pers to divert cars from one market to afterwards; some ripen entirely on the< fruit of an orange tree. Roughly cal-
another after have been in transit
bers, and is admitted to the car witha they plant, others grow better after picking. culating a box of oranges weighing 80
several days. Thus a car shipped from would resolve itself into
force sufficient to maintain a pres. Raspberries, strawberries and black- pounds near-
sure of a few ounces to the square California may be originally billed to berries gain to a certain extent after: ly half a pound of ash and.56 per cent.
Chicago and it may be diverted to New of this being potash it follows that a
inch. Escape valves are provided to picking ; the grape never ripens after ,
York. In order make the i information
insure a constant renewal in the car of to picking but remains in the same con box of oranges, in other words, a

the sterilized air from the compression published in California of value, dition it was when picked, except that bushel, requires about % pound of
these diversions would have to be in-
reservoirs, and so maintain the temperature evaporation may remove a considerable potash. {
cluded, so that shippers would know Therefore a tree bearing ten boxesof 4
desired; also to carry off su- portion of water. The pear is al-
from day to day just what quantity of oranges'would take 234 pounds of .'
perfluous moisture from the fruit. \\ays better if picked a few days beforeit
fruit is going into each Eastern mar- would naturally drop from the tree. potash. Does this not give one a fair

Action of Potash Salts in the Soil. ket. If they simply knew the way the The apple follows a middle course, idea how much to use?
"cars were originally billed from Cali- Also allowance has to be made for
partly ripening on the tree and completing
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In the for of the Experiment
report 1893 fornia this would not give accurate in-
the in the fruit houseor the amount the tree itself would require -
Station for Nematode Con- process
formation, on account of so many cars for its own maintenance and
cellar. After fruit is fully ripe we
trol at Halle the author the
reports diverted from market
being one to an- and for leach-
growth some perhaps
results of pot? experiments to determinethe other. wish to keep it for use either fresh,
action of the various constituents dried or preserved. The ferments be- ing.But
The writer has favored the railroad
I do not think leaching will
come active in ripening and continue ,
of. salts in the soil follows
potash as : bulletin the above
issuing daily on
a on fast enough to amount to
their work afterward. These are minute go any-
The commonly applied Stassfurt basis for number of but other
a years, thing. The roots so deep
fungous growths and spring from: orange go
potash salts such as kainit, carnallit, in favor of it and
shippers were not floating in the air. Plucked into the soil that the potash would
kieserit, artificial carnallit, as well as refused have information spores
to consent to
have'to be nimble if it expectedto
fruits are essentially dead matter, and very
calcined manure salts, possess a comparatively in their .
given out regard to shipments.Of
the searching of the
for thus are liable to attacks from the escape grasp
high capacity absorbingthe understand the infor-
course, you roots. "-
destructive bacteria of the fungous orange
moisture of the air and
returning mation given would not indicate what growth. Our friend Adams tries to staggerus
it to the soil. Tnis property is pos- firm shipped the fruit. It would sim- 1 with the picture of an orange tree

sessed in a less degree by sulphate of ply indicate the total number of cars CuttingDown His Peach Trees. weighing 2,000 pounds only containing .

potash, double sulphate of potash and shipped each day, and the destinationsof ten pounds of potash. But sucha
and Fruit Grower
carbonate of and EditoJ1 Farmer :
magnesia, potash same. A Bureau of Information tree would have a bearing surface of
and chloride of sodium. Enclosed I send check for$2.00 on
magnesium, could be established at some central twelve to fifteen boxes of
Rock salt, sylvinit, and calcined kie point, such as Sacramento, with a sec- First National Bank of Ocala, in payment which means half its own weight oranges in, "

serit occupy a middle position in this retary in charge, and this information of your paper for one year. fruit at one picking.

respect. could be given to the secretary from Will try and not let time run over so Surely Mr. Adams is not trying to

The most active of the associatedsalts day to day by the railroad company, far again. quiz us into supposing that the orig-

are chloride of magnesium, sulphate and he in turn could publish it in circular For some time past I have been inal ten pounds of potash is like unto

of magnesium, and chloride of form and send to growers and busy cutting down and throwing away the widow's cruse of oil? I have seen .

sodium.In shippers. In our opinion no bureauof my peach trees. I can raise the fruit, it stated that a bushel of peaches con-

dry weather certain potash salts, information, however, can be madeto and have succeeded well in doing so, tains two pounds of potash; even if

such as kainit and carnallit, and rock work satisfactory if it depends upon but can't stand the expense chargesany this is all humbug, still it does not require -

salt, improve the texture and finenessof information direct from the shippers.The longer. They were higher last such a stretch of the imaginationto

the soil. Sulphate of potash is entirely only way to get correct and year than ever before, and I can standit believe that a bushel of oranges

inactive in this respect. prompt information wauld be throughthe no longer. I wish all others woulddo would contain four ounces. "

During dry periods soils fertilized railroads.=Letter in Cal. Fruit likewise. I fear the rapacity of,the A. T. SWINHOE.Lake .

with kainit, carnallit, rock salt, chlo- Grower. transportation companies and other Howell, Fla.
ride of sodium, and also with kieserit, parasitic insects will force me to cut t m ,

artificial carnallit, and calcined ma: Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder down my orange trees before long. Bottles are easily cleaned with hot

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"The H. J. BAKER &BRO"'s Complete orange Tree Manure I
used last December'I consider a great benefit to my old orange
Smooth, Bright
trees. I used about one ton to 140 trees. I have been .in the or- Sworn and Guaranteed Analysis. Large Crop.
ange business about twenty-three years,and I have the best crop I DANIEL FOLEY, Killarney, Fla in letter Sept. 21, 1894 writes:
have ever had." Moisture ......... ...... .........*............. 10 to 13 per cent. "The H. T. BAKER & BRO.'S Complete' Orange Tree Manure
Ammonia derived from I which I purchased of you last season has given me perfect satisfaction -
More Fruit This Year Than in Three Years. Sulphate of Ammonia *
D A. MORRISON Maitland. Fla writes S apt-26, 1894 : and Organic Matter .........'.... 340-100 to 4 I have a larger crop than ever before, and a greater proportion .
Available Phos.Acid from .. of the fruit is smooth and bright than in past /
"The H.J. BAKER & Bro.'s Orange Tree Manure I bought of Dissolved Bone. 4 to 5 "
you last fall gave me as good satisfaction as I could wish and I Insoluble Phos. Acid from Guano, etc........ i to Bright Fruit, No Insects.S. .
expect to use it this fall. I have more fruit on my grcve this year Equivalent Pure Bone Phos. Lime..... ... II to 17 S. WOOD, Fruitland Park, Fla.. states Sept.arr 1894:
than in the past three seasons, and I attribute i to the use of H. Potash, Actual, from Sulphate of Potash.only 10 to 12 "I have used the H. J. BAKER &BRO '8 Complete Orange Tree
Baker& Kro.'s Tree Manure." Magnesium Sulphate,Chloride, etc.,Calcium
J. Complete Orange Manure the
BENJ.COOK Highland Park, Fla..in.letter Sept. 23. 1894,states: Sulphate, Organic Matter, etc ............ 64 to 72 good condition.past two Fruit seasons bright with and both good very success.free.from My trees insects.are"in
"I used H J. BAKER & BRO.'S Complete Orange Tree Manure
en my grove this year, and it never has done so well. I never had --
Hitch a fine crop, and my: grove did not suffer from the severe --0
drouth like some groves did.; I also used it on several groves in
care;and they are all doing fine and show good "
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I- We are, however,just a* ready to make any special formula at lowest possible prices.as to sell agricultural chemicals, fertilizer
materials,
blood and bone, cottonseed meal ground tobacco stems, Kentucky tobacco stems
potash etc. Because we Carry Them All in Stock. We don't own a newspaper and our is limited. Our
reading send for copy. space "Oranges, Tropical Fruits and Vegetables" is worth

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Farmer $ Trucker "Put on all you think the land can In conclusion, allow me to urge you increase your supply of seed and will

, stand, then put on as much more and to make a careful study of the partic- also make a more vigorous start than

you will have half enough." The best ular fertilizer that your field needs, the seed pieces. To save the stumps

Best Grasses for South Florida. tomatoes and egg plants that I have and when you have found it, use plenty dig a trench a foot deep and one or

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. seen in the State, had received two of it in a judicious manner. In most two feet wide and set the stumps
pounds to the plant, one-half of it was cases where careful up
tests have been close together covering with dirt.
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After several of observationand
years kainit. The main trouble is in
using an made it has been found
more When
profitable planted in February the' fur-
experience on a small scale, I am unbalanced fertililer and ,
failing to to use a balanced fertilizer, when row should be made
deep enough to
confirmed in the belief that the Para
mix well balanced fertilzer
a well with the nature of the field is not under-
the
of the laid flat
grass and the Bermuda grass are the the soil. put top stump at
best adapted to the southern stood. The cost of one application of least three inches below the surface of
grasses We have reasons to believe that an fungicide should not be more than the ground.
portion of our State. For a long timeI
entire field of and
have known that Bermuda wasa tomatoes potatoes $1.50 per acre, including all expenses. On poor land some of the 'stalks
grass was saved last year by the use of Bor- Kainit seems to be beneficial in will make
pre- woody bulbs in place of tu-
most excellent but never knew
grass,
deaux mixture of the farmersof
by one venting blight of tomatoes and
bers.
egg These can be saved with the
until the past two years that it could '
South Florida. In this the
case plant. P.
H.
stand entire inundation ROLFS. stumps and planted after danger from
remaining disease was the black rot, which ..
submerged for weeks or months and frost is past and make very vigorous
makes its minute black *
appearance as Saving Cassava Seed.
plants.-Sherman Adams in
come forth strong and vigorous when Agricul-
and brown
the leaves
and
specks on Late in November
or early in De- turist.
the water subsided. This hardiness
plants. These specks increase in size cember, according to the prospect of .
renders it of incalculable value to
until the whole leaf is in volvedi which
frost, cut the cassava stalks close to Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
ranches situated on the rich and fer-
becomes and down lifeless
dry hangs : the ground and cover the stumps at Most Perfect Made.
tile valleys of our lakes, rivers and besides the
When'.theseispecks:: with dirt ...
once deep
enough to keep
creeks. I am now resolved to plant
appear it is high time to apply the the frost from them. Break the green Shade for Tomatoes.The .
the Bermuda more extensively on my the best known is
fungicide, remedy branches from the_ stalks and pack of
rich problem tomato in
hammock and muck lands. I Bordeaux mixture. For further directions growing
desire to learn where I can obtain the them as you would cord wood and as South Florida in the summer has been
table in bulletin of this
see 23, close as possible with the butts all one solved and accident
by
an that.
seed in appreciable quantities. CouldI station. If this disease is known to at ,
way, breaking off any branches that Dr. Shrader of Winter Haven had
find out through columns ,
your
be present in the field, it is better to interfere with close
where it may be obtained and about packing.. The near his residence, last summer a large
anticipate it by applying the Bordeaux
the price per pound or bushel? mixture hefore the plant has reachedthe pile should be made on a mound on a patch of weeds of thick growth. One

The Para grass on low, rich land rise of ground to make sure that no day a friend met him and remarked
size of six inches.In .
subject to periodical overflow is the say water stands there after rain. Throwa what a fine crop of tomatoes the. doc-

grass of grasses. The rains and floods case of blight, the stems of the good bank of dirt against the butts tor had. Dr. Shrader is a man whois
plant and the ground around the plant and cover the whole pile with leaves know
may come, but the old reliable Para I supposed to what grew on his
grass is there with its head above the should be sprayed with the fungicide.In ,I grass or trash a foot deep. farm and he told his friend that lie did
these cases the ammoniacal solu- : Having made sure of what seed have
not
tomatoes. The
water, and as long as stock can keepa any friend
footing they may feed and keep fat, tion of copper carbonate and Eau Ce- you need for planting, a portion of insisted that he had and went with the

and when the water is gone and leste have proved more efficient than the cassava can be left uncut to grow doctor to the weed patch, when-fo his

the Bordeaux mixture. This is due to until the hard frost actually comes. utter astonishment he found nice
drouth sets in, it is there and can as a
these substances being in solution, But when it does come you want to of I luscious tomatoes
stand as much dry weather as crop as ever grew
grass in the world. any while the Bordeaux is in the form of a hustle and cut it and break off the in Florida. By a mere accident a

F. A. HENDRY.Ft. precipitate.I green stalks as early in the morningas quantity of seed had found,their. way

.Thompson, Fla. would recommend that in case you possible and bank the stalks with- into the patch of weeds and there in

have blight and black rot in the same out giving the sun much chance to the deep; cool shade had grown into a

The Tomato Blight. field to use the ammoniacal solution, shine on them. Also cover the stumps realization that will vastly profit this

,,, thoroughly spraying the leaves, the with dirt. Further, those tubers thatyou country. The shade of the weeds of
Professor P. H. Rolfs, the entomologist stems and the ground around the will dig within a month or two course had shielded the vines from the

'.. S of the Florida Experiment Sta- plants. This will take about twice as will be all right if you simply break I burning sun and gave them a chance

tion, in reply to a letter from Bennett much of the solution as it would to off the green ends'of the stalks. This : to flourish. A chance is all anything

Bros., ol Lake City, writes: spray for black rot and for blight sep will take off all the leaves. The' needs in Polk county to flourish.

In regard to your questions as to arately. In other'words, the ammo stalks will be sacrificed but 'you save Plant summer tomatoes in the shade

further information on fungicides to niacal solution will cost you the sameas the trouble of cutting them and and you will have them to
spare.-
be used against tomato blight and when you make two applications, covering the stumps. If the winter Bartcw C.-1.

black rot, I will say that the quantityof and you will save some extra work of is not too severe they will sprout i in This is the same old fallacy that has

fertilizer is a very important part in putting on the second application of the spring and go on growing though been a thousand times explode: Yet

the prevention of the former. At the fungicide. For a full discussion of this some of the tubers will rot. in this instance there is a of

last meeting of the Florida State Hor fungicide and how to use it see bulletin Save the stumps as you dig your truth in it, as we have abundantly grain
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-'..with.strawberries. But one caution aisle running the entire length of the
must be car f\llty observed-the shade building. When the cows are milkedin POPULAR POULTRY FARM,
plants and the crop plants must have the morning they are turnedout; to
abundant nourishment or separate and graze on pasture grounds, and sometime APOPKA FLORIDA.that .

independent sources of supply, or the during the day these feed troughsare Opinion of the Press.The .
former will destroy the latter. It is a all filled with prepared food. When
very'nice problem to adjust and balance the cows return at night and are readyfor sociation Vice-President and editor of of the the South Florida Florida Poultry Home As-
accurately the strength of the feed they enter from each side, makes the following comments on the exhibitat
South Florida
two sets of plants in order to prevent each cow into her particular stall, and The next in order Fair:comes the Popular Poultry
usurpation and disaster. If the shade immediately upon thrusting their heads Farm, Apopka,S. S. DeLanoy, proprietor, with
plants grow too rank they will kill the into the trough a piece of lattice work one trio each of Langshans! Indian Gam's,
crop both bar'robbery at the roots and closes down about their necks, holding White Leghorns and Black Minorcas-and four
better trios were seldom seen. The Indian
robbery of sunshine. If they do not them in such a position that no
Games the best have ,
were we ever seen and
prow: rank enough to afford the need- food can be wasted. easily won the blue card, as did the White Legh -
ed shade, their would-be proteges will The milking is done exclusively by rns and Minorcas. The Langshans ought to
also perish,6r become so enfeebled as negro women, superintended by Mr. have had the first, but through an oversight of
to be useless. Johnson[ himself. These milkers are the Judge it was given to A pair that were dis-

The simple fact is the adjusting of the paid a salary and given cash premiums qualified.The above. coming from a breeder of experience -
balance between tomato or any other I' at the end of each month for effi is worth the attention of all who contemplate -
ciency. The latter is done in orderto the purchase of fowls or eggs.
plants and weeds as a shade crop is so
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delicate an' operation that the farmer stimulate them to their best effortsall
had better regulate the degree of shade the time. Each milker when she I s. S. DeLAN OY. PRO I
full carries it --------
himself by constructing arbors or gets a cup to the super-
something, and kill the weeds out of intendent, who weighs it and gives her one half of this amount will cov- 'I around the place where they are usu-
hand. the proper credit. In this way a sort er the entire cost of running his farm. ally fed, and will get too fat, partly
of rivalry is kept up between them all Let us see how he does it. At half from over eating, but more from alack
The the time, and the best of work is se- past 'four o'clock in the morning of exercise, while the others, and -
Dairy.Dairying cured. everything on his place is stirring; the most valuable ones in the flock,
.....- The stalls are all kept perfectly the stock is all fed and, by the because they are the ,most active, will
clean. Superintendent F. M. Hance time it is light enough to see, every- get but little beside what they foragefor
in Leon
County.
tells us that is one of the greatest secrets body is at work with the same pre- themselves.The .
From theTallahassean: of November in making pure butter, with that cision and regularity\ almost as the hens should always go to roost
22, we copy and partly condensean delicate aroma so much admired by hand of time; he works himself, and with full crops, especially in winter, .
interesting account of a visit to the consumers. Milk, he says, will quickly every negro knows he has to do his and unless the roosting room is very
dairy farm of Miles H. Johnson, a absorb all filth in the surrounding full pro rata or leave the premises at warm there is no better food than
native of Leon County. atmosphere, hence he not only keepshis once. He fertilizes his lands from corn at this time. Their gizzards will
The separator was running in full stalls clean, but removes the milkto the cow sheds, assisted by compost grind it up before morning. Give it
blast when we arrived. Entering we a safe distance as soon as it has made of every conceivable piece of to them while it is light enough for
found a large vat well filled with milk been drawn from the cows. waste matter on the place; raises his them to see to eat all they want.-
freshly taken from the cows, and pass Calves are never allowed to go to own feed and has a surplus to sell; hasa Am. Cultivator.
ing on down to the opposite end we their mothers. As soon as dropped Spanish jack and eight brood mares I: .
were confronted by the wonderful little they are taken in charge by experi- from which his draft mules are raised Fattening Poultry on 'Turnips.An .
piece of mechanism, the separator, be- enced hands and fed on cooked food besides some for market; these sam ex,, eriment has lately been tried
ing driven at a speed of eight thou- and ,milk until they get large enoughto brood mares plow his patches, draw of feeding geese with turnips, cut in
sand revolutions per minute and turn- run with the herd. We saw sev- his buggies and carriages, etc ; a little small pieces like dice, but less in size,
ing out pure rich cream at the rate of enty head of young heifer calves, from insignificant looking hydraulic ram and put into a trough of water. With
150 pounds per hour on one side two days to two years old, being drivento before referred to furnishes his dairy, this food alone the effect was that six
while from the other came a solid pasture on the morning of our visit. his engines, his house and hisr horse geese, each when lean_ weighing only
sluice of skimmed milk about as fastas The feed principally used by Mr. lot without a single solitary bit of expense nine pounds, actually gained twenty
it could be carried off by two ne Johnson consists of peas, meal, bran, or labor except to turn it on and pounds each in about three weeks' fat-
groes in ten gallon cans. rutabagas and sweet potatoes, all off at will, and so on throughout the tening. Malt is an excellent food for
As soon as the separating was done grown on his farm. The peas and entire list. Everything is selfsustainingand geese and turkeys; grains are preferredfor
by simply shifting a belt the churn in corn are dumped together,run througha a little more than that; and every the sake of economy, unless for
another portion of the building was grist mill, and all the other ingredients surplus or waste is converted into a immediate and rapid fattening; the
started. This churn is nothing more added as desired, a stipulated profitable investment through some grains should be boiled afresh. Other
than a large square box of 150 gallon amount being weighed out and given channel. cheap articles for fattening are oat
capacity and on this occasion con- the cows at each feeding time. meal and treacle, barley meal and
tained 75 gallons of the separatedcream. But let us return to the dairy where, milk, boiled oats and ground: malt. ;
In about ten minutes after it the buttermaking and packing being Poultry. Corn, before given to fowls, should
was set in motion the top was removed done with, things are being cleanedup always be crushed and soaked in wa-
and we were allowed to look upon 150 and put in readiness for another Edited by S. S. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla. ter. The food will thus go further,
pounds of as.pretty and nicely flavored day's work. The building throughoutis ....,- --- and it will help digestion. Hens fed
butter as we have ever seen. The supplied with steam and cold water Poultry Points. thus have been known to lay duringthe
buttermilk was then drawn off and pipes. If insects of :any kind come The poultry raiser who has a large lot whole of the winter months.-
about the same quantity of cold water buzzing around steam is turned on and of; cockerels for which there is no demand Prairie Farmer. .
turned into the churn. It was then they at once seek a more congenialresort when they weigh two pounds -...
set in motion for about one minute ; if the temperature is too high, each, and which when larger will not Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
and again drawn off; this process was cold water from a never failing cool bring him any more than old hens, World's Pair Highest" Award.
repeated until the water drawn from spring, furnished by means of' a hydraulic may do well to caponize them, and at
the butter was as clear as when it left ram, is turned on and it is at a year old or older he may get a higher "THE MARKET GARDEN"A
the tank. The butter was then taken once lowered to the desired standard, price for capons than other old
from the churn and placed upon a revolving and if the temperature is too low steamis fowl sell at. But a man who can.sella Market MONTHLY Gardener JOURNAL,and Truckers.FOR
working table where it was turned on and it is raised to the required two or three-pound chicken for a 50c. a year in advance. Sample copy mailed
salted and allowed to pass under com- points. As soon as the work is dollar will not find it profitable to ca- THE MARKET Free on application.GAKDEN COMPANY Address"
press rollers until it became one solid done everything is scalded and steamed ponize it and sell it for a dollar whenit P. O. Box .v 4. MINNEAPOLIS; MINN.
flake of pure butter, and was then until not a trace of the milky odor is weighs eight pounds, and after that
moulded and packed ready for ship-- found. Nothing is thrown away; the weight is reached we doubt if every HATCH CHICKENS BY STEAM
ment. wasted milk and the milky water after extra pound does not cost its price in WITH THE MODEL

Mr. Johnson has fifty-four milkers, the utensils are washed is dumped intoa corn.One EXCELSIOR Thousand INCUBATOR.In 8 ececafnl .
all Jerseys, and the place where theseare conveyor and flows through the advantage in having regular PERFECT Operation.SIMPLE. andSELFkEQULATlifO..
housed at night and fed was next pasture, where most of it is consumedby hours for feeding the poultry is that .
inspected. The shed is long enoughfor a number of Poland China pigs. all will be apt to be on hand at feed- Gaaranteedtohateha larger percentage of
two rows of stalls running down During the present year Mr. Johnson ing time, and each one will get a fair Lowest priced than fartfle toy ecu other**lea Incubator.coat,
the center to suffice for the entire herd. has sold, according to his books, share. But if the hour varies, a part Hteher Fins chain made. | Send Cafor Ciremlv Illo Free..CUloc.
The feed troughs are arranged in an $4,000 worth of butter. He declares of them will be standing all day E0.H.BTAII L t4tet2SLfJUlBt..Q."qmTHE



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State News.Several Our Rural Home.Edited For Equal Rights.For Awarded
f Our Rural Home. Highest Honors-World's ;
In the*years away back in the sev
by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, enties, when I swung the cradle, with DR.:
growers of pines tell us tha St. Thomas. Fla. its first little occupant, back and forth,
fruit will be in market all winter. On I, too, had some such views as "Little
some plantations plants are be It Has Been an Oversight.
many Polly" has expressed. But since then
to bloom. Such fruit will be [CONCLUDED.] ItEi
ginning I have grown mentally, as it were. I $
very valuable and help average up the I have seen men employed on the hive seen widows, with property, sit
low prices of those, caught in "transitu" i. farms, who have nice ideas of the fit- silently by because they could not ,
during the strike.-Melbourne Item in ness of things, and hesitate about vote, and men, some of whom paidno
Titusville Star. washing when all the family can gaze taxes, say how much taxes they ,

E. M. Carpenter's grove near Lake upon them; men who own their should pay. Seems to me it comes
Helen, still holds its own. Fifteen, own groves and good homes, pretty near the cause our forefathers UAKIN6MPOWDIR .i I.i
hundred boxes have been shipped and are not accustomed to roughingit fought against-taxation without rep- .iI

from the budded part, which containsone any more than,.,.if as much as, some resentation.In -
third of the number of trees on of their employers. Should there be the States where women have
the five acres. The fruit was fine and no provision made for their convenience been given the right of suffrage, wholly ....
perfectly ripe. Mr. C. shows return ? or partially, I have not heard of the
for this fruit $1.50 on the tree. He The bath-room may, if space is con- men having to do the house work. It .
has a force of men removing the sidered, be used for a laundry room is not at all necessary for a woman to A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder, fttt
seedling trees and will reset with the also. But I prefer it to be entirely be out at all hours of the day or night, from Ammonia,Alum or any other aduItOMt
finest budded stock. -Orange City separate, and used alone for its legiti- hallooing for her candidate, any more 40 YEARS THE STANDARD
Times. mate purpose. Though I know of than it is for the men; and a woman
one large enough for an ordinary will not be obliged to go the polls any with the brand of the cigar stampedon
The meeting of the orange growers kitchen, built as I speak of, on the more than the men are. I know of each. The ribbons are doubled,or"
called for last Saturday to devise ways end of a porch, having a door into the many men who do not vote. Women looped, thus bringing together the
and means to punish depredators on kitchen; as well as one opening onto have the privilege of reading the pa. ends which are crinkled from being
the groves in this vicinity failed to the porch-where the housekeeper jers, and there are very few who have tied, and these are sewed to the edge
materialize. The meeting was not I hangs her broom floor cloths keeps a their ideas of candidate andit
not a now, of the sateen, forming a sort of head-
called to order and of course no action wood-box, and many cooking utensils.It would take a very short time to vote ing to the fringe. '
was taken, but the tramps and others is fitted with strong shelves at one if one did not want to stay at the polls A red clay pipe with long reed stem
should not presume on this failure end. and plenty of large nails and and talk. How many saloons do you serves as a rod upon which to hang:
and continue their depredations, for It is also the place for think there would be in if
strong pegs. a town wom- the banner, as the stem, or reed, is' -
some indignant orange grower may the bag of soiled clothes, althoughnot en had the privilege of voting? run through the rings.
conclude to adopt the shotgun schedule the laundry. With a good-sized For myself, I hold that my intellect Yellow ribbons, the color of those ,
to protect his property.-Ocala window, giving light and air, there is ana judgment are a little higher than for the fringe, but rather wider;'are.
Banner. no reason why this room should not those of an immigrant who has been used for a long loop, with bow and
The Reporter staff Saturday morn- be as clean and free from all unpleasant 'over but a short time, and who is al ends by which to hang it. It is a .
ing feasted on some delicious orangesof smell, as any in the house. No lowed to vote long before he under- pretty decoration for smoking foom. or' f
last year's crop. Last spring Mr. need for roaches or other vermin, stands any of the laws of this country.I library. ..- -
C. W. Smith, who spends his wintersat either, as no waste water is allowed. claim it is for the home that wom- t-m t ,'
his home on Magnolia avenue, took The one difficulty, so far, has been en should be given the privilege of vot- Husk Bugs.. ", ':
with him when he left in the early that the problem for carrying water is ing; the home-the most sacred placeon For making husk will find:
sixteen to his home at not yet solved that be remedied earth where is man's rugs you
spring oranges ; may woman equal, the inside husks to be the best. When)
Nashville, Mich., where he conductsan before long. But even when it must where husband and wife gather the have of themin
enough place some
immense egg and poultry business, be carried in by hand, such a room is children about them and discuss to- you
a large dishpan or tub and pour
which he of cold a great convenience.I the of the and
in course, uses a gether questions day, over warm water this softens them so
The will add, the north porch on where is in ;
storage system. oranges were a woman truly a helpmate that better handle. Take
they are to
placed in the cold storage room and which this room is built, is fully thirty- every sense; not where she is simply three good-sized husks and place them
l lfept all summer, fully retaining, not four feet in length-and it is proposed an upper servant, but where she has side by side; tie them near one end
only the juice, but the exquisite flavor to have a screen in summer sepa- equal rights and equal privileges.S. with a stout twine, then commence'to
characteristic of the fruit when it first rating eight or ten feet, next the bath M. A. i
reaches a state of maturity.-Orlando room, from that portion often used by braid strand as braid.you would When a common' three-'
you bring over
the family as a sitting-room. A door
: Reporter. Panel for Smoking Room. each strand put in one husk with the
into a dining-room but -
opens purposely
t Mr. S. P. Thomas one of our most A end that comes off the ear sticking up
the kitchen has no entrance on that very pretty panel, or hanging
progessive citizens and farmers, living side, (except through the bath room.) banner, for smoking rooms,is made of about one and a half inches. Continue -
in the edge of town, has been in the Women do learn by experience, that .r cream-colored sateen or satin, with this way until you have enough
habit of raising a few acres of cane for some things are too "handy," and one design of tobacco plant,the leaves and for a rug; then sow them together as
years, has this year fitted up a new of them has determined that her flowers in applique of plush or velvet, you would any braided rug, taking,
iron machine also the the flowers white pains to keep it full enough so it will
crushing as a com- kitchen shall be as sacred from intru- foliage green, ,
plete evaporating outfit which he is sion, as her own room; the more so- outlined with heavy gold thread tinsel. lie flat on the floor. The ends stick-
now working with perfect success. be it whispered-that she is not ableto The banner when finished should be ing up clean the boots nicely. If any
. We visited his place the other day keep it spic and span at all times. fifteen inches wide and threequartersof one wishes it different colors, she can
and found Mr. Thomas, assisted by MINNIE G. MILLSP. a yard long. easily color the husks with Diamond

three or four hands, moving right S. Why is it, that plans for Flor- The design can be stamped or faintly dyes before they are braided.-The-
along with the business of grinding ida houses, are usually sent in by the traced upon the sateen, and the leaves Home.
, the juice from the cane, and convert- master, and seldom by the mistress of and flowers are cut from the plush to .-.-.- .
ing'the juice into a clear and beautiful the house? Who knows so well as she, exactly fit the spaces they are to fill, Bread Sauce.
syrup. Heretofore cooking the the inconveniences of a badly con- then each carefully basted in place, Rub stale bread through a seive ;
juice in large iron kettles was trouble- stucted dwelling? Frequently a sug- outlined and veined with gold threador you will need about a cupful or a
some and tedious; in Mr. Thomas' gestion from the house-wife, would tinsel. The motto, Rty cloudsall half pint of the bread crumbs; then
evaporator the juice enters with a good remedy a defect, that a man would other clouds dispel" is embroid- add as much milk as the bread crumbs
brisk stream at one end and comes find a great difficulty. Let us have ered with wood-colored silk. will soak up, about a cupful will be
out at the other in a smaller stream some practical ideas from the sisters, The panel needs an interlining of about right; cover it and let it stand
bur nicely and evenly cooked syrup. on the suject.Strawberry. stiff canvass, and the back is covered soaking for ten minutes; then put the
Mr. Thomas is very much, pleased. with silk'or cambric, either of the bread and milk into a saucepan withan
with ,his new outfit as securing better growers say that if the cream color to match the sateen, or onion and four or five peppercorns;
results with less labor and trouble. weather continues as mild as it has some shade that will contrast well stir it until it boils, then add a pinchof
He contemplates canning a of his India cane syrup and by that have ripe berries by Christmas. Straw- rings are sewed about an inch apart, well; then take out the onion and the
means make his crop more directly berries at that time of the year would and the bottom is trimmed with a peppercorn; add a teacupful of milk,
profitable t to him. Success_ to the enterprise indeed bring a good price.-Marion fringe made of the ribbons with which boil it again and serve.-New York
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trade. I have used them for years, .rheumatic paralysis. Electricity gave me
Actively Work. relief, but since taking the Pink Pills I
and I can't see why they have not been
have been stronger, and the pain in my
generally introduced. They seem as REMARKABLE EXPERIENCE right arm and hand is less acute. We keep
necessary to me as holders and stove the pills in the house nearly all the time,
OF REV. W. J. OHAPIN, do deal of in
and
good
brushes.-N. Y. Ledger. they me a great
OF OHATHAM. the way of toning up my system and
strengthening me. The pills are used bya
s. I June Reliable Skin Whitener. His Interesting Story of His Pros- good many others in this vicinity, and

49 Here is a remedy for whitening tration and Restoration every one speaks well of them. Mrs.Japh
to Health. Knotts, wife of Supervisor Knotts, was
18 rough red hands. It is absolutelysafe [From the State Journal, Springfield 111.] ill for a long,time,and her friends had all
absolutely sure to cure. Keep given; her case up as hopeless when she
94 the body clean by two warm baths a In the pretty little village of Chatham, began using the pills. It was the first

that is the date weektake; two cool baths a day to keep Sangamon county, there lives a Baptist medicine that helped her. She has beenill

;, of a letter from Mr. JAS. the skin in a healthy condition. Get divine whose snow white hair is the one for a good many years, and has been
E. BROWN order outward sign that he has encroachedupon greatly benefited by the Pink Pills"These
524 Pacific the digestive organs in perfect pills are manufactured by the Dr.
Ave., Dallas, Tex.Helost even if the stomach has to be laun- the days beyond the allotted three Williams' Medicine Company, Schenectady -

his strength from dered every day. Eat and drink tem- score years and ten. His clear eye, keen ,.N. Y., and are sold only in boxes

overwork, like so many perately, get plenty of sleep and take mental faculties and magnificent physique bearing the firm's trade mark and wrap

others, and tookBrown's moderate exercise. Make a lotion for all bear witness to a life well and per at 50 cents a box or six boxes for
$2.50, and are never sold in bulk. They
This in God's
the hands of rainwater third nobly spent. pioneer
one as
,
Rev. J. may be had of all druggists or direct by
eternal vineyard is W. Chapin,
t .. much glycerine and the juice of one whose 72 years are crowded with noble mail from Dr. Williams' :Medicine Com-

Iron lemon to be used after washing. deeds in the Christian ministry.To pany.

a State Journal representative who .
had occasion to ask him something of

Bitters.He Orange Frappe. his career in the ministry, Mr. Chapin He used Powell's Fertilizers.If .

says: Peel sweet oranges carefully and talked in a peculiarly interesting strain.

I "Brown's Iron Bitters cut into small pieces, removing as The subject of his fine physique was
is the best medicine I Broached by his interviewer and with
white
much of the fibrous texture
as he said that in
have ever taken. I had I increasing earnestness ,
been suffering for a year possible. Put in a freezer, pack it inI spite of the indications to the contrary,
from extreme weakness salt and ice, and let stand for about his life had not all been sunshine and

caused by overwork,and two hours, or until the fruit is thor- good health. tik ai :
two bottles renewed my oughly chilled, but not frozen hard. "As my present appearance testifies, I
fortunate in the possession of a
strength entirely. I am was very
When ready to serve, take it out, constitution. In earlier
glad.to say so. vigorous my years you raise
Not miracle'but sprinkle with sugar and serve in I[ scarcely.knew what it meant to be sick, Tomatoes Potatoes
a
just- glasses. and I was almost a perfect stranger to any
another cure brought --. .--- kind of medicine or tonic. As is too often i Cabbage Berries

about by Brown's Iron Raisin Bread.A the case, I overestimated my physical resources Peas Melons
Bitters. Do take it? and when it was too late learned and other
you
; LOOK FOR CROSSED REDLINES variety in the simple wheaten that I had overdrawn my health account. Trucking Cropsfor

ON WRAPPER loaf of bolted flour is raisin bread. The crisis came about eighteen years ago. Northern and Western flarkets,
BROWN CHEM.CO. Balto., lid.f This is merely a wheat loaf, to whicha At the time I was preaching the Gospel
: from the pulpit and I became suddenlyso POWELL'S
,
.. cupful of stoned raisins is added
ill that I was compelled to stop before
when it is moulded up and put in the my sermon was finished. It was a bad GREEN=BAQFertilizers
rise the last time. It is nice ,
f pan to case of nervous prostration,and for a time

hot for supper. my friends and family were greatly exer- H
>HKHousehold. cised over, my condition. Complete rest ,
Helps. was imperative, and to divert my mind the highest grade fertilizers made, ,
from my active ministerial duties, Mrs. are the kind you need. ,

Rub your lamp chimney, after Chapin and I planned and took restore Send for circular telling all about them. j

I Ironing. washing, with dry salt and you will trip. My health was sufficiently POWELL FERTILIZER & CHEfl. CO. i i
t this diversion to resume work but I 0
by ,
"No I don't tired when I be surprised at the new brilliance of BALTIMORE. MD.
get very was not the same man. I shall never Fertilizer manufacturers, importers and .!
, iron," said an experienced laundress your light. awful experience. It is hardto dealers in Nitrate of Soda. Sulphate of

{ to a lady who} was expressing sympa- i Ashes make a splendid fertilizer for describe my feelings so that others can and Potash all kinds Concentrated of Acid Materials.Phosphate, .
Fertilizing
thy at her hard work. At least it's I young grass that is just springing up, have a conception of them. I felt absolutely

arms and shoulders that get and enables it to root well before cold worthless,physically and mentally.
only
my of muscles that
I[ had so lost control my
tired. I don't mind standing if I can weather comes on. my fingers would involuntarily release .o

l have things my own way. I always To mend small holes in plasteringuse their hold upon a pen, and my hand

have cushion for my feet when I one part plaster of paris and three would turn over with absolutely no voli-

i stand at the ironing board. It is made parts fine sand; mix with cold.water tion on my part.

i of a dozen thicknesses of old carpet and apply with a case knife.A "About two years ago, to intensify
matters I seized with a severe attack g .
was
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lining covered with drugget. The lin- good cement for china is ordinary of la grippe. I recovered only partially I ; w ':"' T<..c;: ..

ing is cut in squares and very loosely carriage varnish; if put together neat- from it and had frequent returns of: EASILY SATISFIED.Years .

tacked together with long stitches. ly the fracture will be hardly per- that indescribable feeling which accom- ago a French Canadian drayman was
and it is affected panies and follows that strange malady.I doing business In Vergennes, Vermont.
The drugget is cut of the required size, ceptible, not by Realizing that the days of his old blind horse
to
in vain for bring
looked something
numbered, he thus appealed to a well
turned in ond overhanded water. were
I the edges are relief, and finally I read an account of known citizen: "Mr. Parker, you travelze
then strong stitches are sewed Evergreen branches make an excel- Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Pea country good deal more as I do; 'you see
inches lent winter protection for plants, seemed tell that some o-l-e boss, he not worth much, you
about to
through every two over many ple. Something me tole im I bought you." We are reminded of
the'surface of the cover. I have a lit- and they are often useful to hold they would do me good, and I com- this case when an inquirer writes that he has
the"wind menced using them. They gave me ad- sent for other lists, and the"cheapest"will
tle loop on two corners of the rug and down forest leaves and prevent from the start and get his order. Moral! Use horse sense.
ditional strength
both In this from carrying them off. when buying fence
it by loops.
hang wayit
up toned system from a. condition of .
up my PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Mich.Don't
does not curl up and get out of Whole cloves are now used to exterminate -! almost absolute prostration so that I was >

shape, as it would if it were hung by the merciless and inustrious able again to resume my duties as a

one corner. I have another rug in moth: It is said they are more effec minister. I was so unaccustomed to
tual than either taking medicine that I did not take the
front of dish-washing table; indeed as a destroying agent
my
I should have and
pills as regularly as ,
t there are a number of them tobacco, camphor or cedar shavings.For yet my improvement was marvelous. I Lose

_around____._ the.___ house.______, and_n_ __ when I have iron rust take dry cream of tartar am now preaching at Forest City and
r .. any work that requires standing one of and rub on with the finger while Loami and in addition to the exacting- Heart. .

them invariably comes on to the floor the cloth is wet. Hang or place where character o'f; this work itself, I ride ten

under feet. the sun will shine directly upon it., or fifteen miles on the way there and PLANT FERRY'S SEEDSthis
my back." year,and make up for lost tuna i
"If housekeepers realized how muchof Should the rust not come out with the. Ferry's Seed Annnal for 1894 will
Mrs. Chapin, a kindly-faced elderly
give you many valuable faints,
their strength could be saved by a firsr application, repeat it. lady,was :present during the conversationand about what to raise and bow to. j
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few'of'these simple devices, they wouldnot A woolen cloth is mueh better thana said: 'I don't think Mr.Chapin could ktlon raise to It.be It bad contains from no Informs ot

fail to provide them. I can standat brush to polish the kitchen stove, as ever have resumed his preaching after he .source. Free to aU.
had the attack of la grippe had it not been D."Ferry&Co. :
it makes but little dust and a
gives
table without feeling
my as long again for the Pink Pills. They did him so much Detroit, 4 '
weariness if I have one of these softer glow to the iron. A person good that I decided to test their efficiencyon Mlrfi. .1 ,

cushions or pads to stand on. I think with weak lungs should never use a myself. I have been troubled for years :..;;

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TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION I probably carry the war into Africa. Again; the law provides that there able trash sent.home! by some of these
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For One Year .................fs.oo
will discover and shall be stated examinations editors but the
For Six Month................. i.oo They proscribe.theexcess two per visiting great majorityof
In. Foreign Countries ....i.............. 3.00 of the standard box, long'toler' year,- but that, in an emergency, a them are above the average of the
d Subscriptions in all cases cash in ated in silence, and demand extra special examination may be held by craft in intelligence and,in their pow-
advance. No discount allowed on one'sownsubscriptionexcaptinaclub compensation for extra weights on all the County Superintendent.: But in ers.of acurate observation, and then-
but
all agents a liberal( cast commission), will to occasions. Thus the easy privilege or I some of the vast counties of Florida letters will do the State,much good. ,
he allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby sufferance of past years will be abol- that official.may live fifty miles away ,
them. Write for terms. ished and every orange will have to through.the piney woods, so that i it is Perplexing.
To every new subscriber we will send, pay freight charges to the pound's a matter of great difficulty to bring
postpaid, a of Whitner's "Garden- An ex State Chemist there is
copy weight. v him and an applicant together in case says' a
lug in ,Florida.at $2.00" each For ,two we will new send subscribers -, Then again, if the old uniformity of of the sickness or disability of the quantity of phosphoric acid in the

postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange the orange package is broken up .and teacher. No certificate of the secondor sand on his plow; Mr. Dudley W.
Culttlre.fRates / confusion introduced, the first thingwe third grade from another countycan Adams argues that very little, if any,
of advertising on application. know we shall have the New York be recognized unless it has the potash need be added to.the snit; Mr.
Remittances. should be made by check, fruit merchants demanding that_oran approval of the County Superintendent Bielby says the hauling muck is a
note. order or registered
letter.postal to order money of ges shall be sold by weight. Every in which the school is situated.In "harmless amusement";' Andrew H.
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FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER n dealer in America who has ever han- other words the officials of every I Ward says soda will fully take the
Jacksonville, Fla. dled an orange knows what an orange county in Florida are forced by this place of potash ; Mr. Painter says
box,is and,he knows what he is buy- clumsy, cast-iron law to declare by cowchips will give orange trees the die-
NOTICE ing, but what is,a "Jumbo" box? Is their actions that the officials of every back and foot-rot; Mr. Lyman Phelps
it worth more than a standard box, or other county are a set of ignoramuses, says fish scrap is not fit for use in
If you receive a copy of this is it a clumsy apology and glozing of incompetent to examine and commis- orange culture. What is the novice
paper which you :did not order: some rascality and therefore actually sion a person as a teacher. to do? Whom is he to believe?, We
Consider it; an invitation to sub- worth less than a standard box? His This is protection of home talent give full:play to writers who have any

scribe. If you do not want it, only protection against it will be to with a vengeance. Rather let us say facts to state, but we never print anything -

kindly hand it to a neighbor.CONi'r'Z demand,that.it shall be sold bv w.eight. that it is protection run mad, that it is which we consider it unsafe' for
The day.when.custom.demands andis a smallness and narrowness which is inexperienced growers to read unlessat
-m s. strong enough to enforce the Sale of, unworthy of the broad cosmopolitanState the same time the antidote is admin
GROVE AND OJl.cJu.D-The Virtues of Beg- oranges by weight will be the"beginningof of Florida. Such laws ought tobe istered. ;,
garweed A Few Words More About _
Potash; Nitrate; of soda ................:. 755 trouble to the growers. .All this reformed altogether. The great essential facts of agriculture -
,potash; Some Choice Citrus Fruits; The Pot- can be avoided by adhering rigidly ,to rest on. a foundation of rock, but
ash Craze New Method of "
Shipping
Fruit. .:..;.. .................. .... .. .... 756 the standard box, which is known of Editorial they are subject to a hundred modifications -
National Association.Mr. .
Action of Potash in the soil; Hints on Fruit all men. by circumstances of soil, cli-
: Shipping; Cutting Down Peach Trees...; .* C. L. Bittinger, the Florida mate, culture, etc. The novice should i
Better Excess of Potash than a Lack 757
FARMER AND, TJt.ucItER.-Best' Grasses for School Laws of Florida. member of the excutive committee ot never be in a hurry to adopt any con-
,'i. South Florida; The Tomato Blight; Saving The white race in this State carriesa the above Association, has issued a clusions of any writer, and rush ,off to
Cassava Seed Shade for Tomatoes.
; 758 double burden, to-wit, the educationof call to the State relative to the order
THE DAIRY-Dairying in Leon County..... 759 papers or apply some one.specific, some
POULTRY-Poultry Points; Begin Moderately; both races. This enforced burden approaching meeting in Florida. He infallible panacea. Let him:* read
Fattening Poultry on.Turnips............759 creates a tendency on the part of; tax, urges the cities of the State to contend carefully everything that is publishedin
OUR For RURAL Equal HOME Rights-It; Panel Was An for Oversight Smokingroom -; payers of the dominant race to hedgethe strenuously in a generous rivalry of our columns. Compare it with
; Husk Rugs; Bread, Sauce .......... 760 school system about 'with guaran- bidding for the distinguished honor of previous utterances, note well the resemblances -
':Ironing; Reliable Skin Whitener, ; Recipes 761 tees and restrictions in order to'pre- entertaining these editors. to and differences from his

'EDITORIAL, size Orange-A:Misleading Boxes; School Publication Laws of* Over-F19rr vent the abuse of that system by a dependent "The National Editorial Association own conditions, and he cannot go far

Ida plexing; National; Waste Editorial of,Pulling Association Corn ..;..Per-.... 762 race. represents the newspaper field of the wrong. If we withheld from' our
'Markets; Fruit Exchange Bulletins.......... 763 One of these. restrictions that"often United States. At their meeting every pages everything which does not
'Auction Sales;Latest Press Reports ........ 764 proves irksome is the statutory'provision State is represented. They number at square absolutely with the, cast-iron
Good Box California Fruit
Orange Strap; ;
Export Trade in Oranges; To Prolongthe that no person can be employedas these gatherings from 500 to 700 per- facts of agricultural chemistry,'they
Tomato Season; Make the Most of a teacher'who has not attended the At each annual there
Your,Specialty; Points About Eggs .... 765 sons. meeting would be as dull and spiritless as a
normal school and passed an examination is,great contention from places scat last year's almanac. The highest object -
A Misleading Publication. ,,:'in the county in which the school tered over the country to have them 'agricultural journal can haveis

: There; 'is lying on our table a tolerably situated' which is to be taught., This meet with them, and at these gather- the stimulation of independent research -
big and bad book, cheaply gotten provision frequently works no_little ings nothing is spared to make their to teach the farmer to investi-
UP, entitled "The Road to Wealth injury to many scholars by depriving'!. stay pleasant and to be remembered, gate for himself the phenomena of the
Lies Through the South." It is pub- them of competent instructors. is in return such places and people se soil, the nature and needs of its,prOductions =
lished by'a Cincinnati firm of real the case to-day that Bradford county, cure an amount of advertising that, in etc. The actual experience '
estate dealers and general Southern with its sixty schools, stands absolutely dollars and cents, is almost beyond of others, fully narrated, is a great help
promoters. The information as to the in need of twenty more teachers, computation. To illustrate, in 1892 in these studies.

cultivation of crops is, in most cases, principally assistants, who can not be California insisted that this association a-.-*-
passably correct, but the estimates of found in the county. It is said that should come to the Golden State, they
The Waste of
profits arising from their sale are recklessly Alachua county has a deficiency of went-they had a royal time. For Pulling Corn.
extravagant. The article .on even a larger number-about twenty; ten days it was nothing but receivingthe bulletin 104 of the North Caro
goats, for instance, is as wildly improbable five Perhaps teachers enough couldbe unbounded hospitality and court- lina station, the loss occasioned by
as anything ,in the Afabian found in each county to teach its esies of those people."It pulling corn fodder and leaving the
Nights. The' last four words of the respective schools if the ,entire popu-. is said California spent on the stalks to rot in -the field- is treated at
title.describe the book. lation, was canvassed.But Association$150,000. The sum seems considerable length. The simplest
.. this is not practicable arid the fabulous, yet it is correct, but in re-, way,, it says, to get the most food out l
Oversize Orange Boxes. result is that dozens of schools I strug turn the press of that magnificent of the-/:corn plant is to cut close to the

The' "Jumbo" box is injurious to gle along with only one teacher where commonwealth, said the articles writ- ground. As far back as ,March, 1893,
the orange interest ,of Florida in an- there should be two or three, and ten and printed in the papers belong- the Maryland station published. a.bulletin -
other respect. Hitherto the transportation others go without instruction, alto- ing to the members of the Natiopal on the same subject,.in which it
companies have been contentto gether, simply because the handful of Association did them infinitely ,more says that "an ordinary corn crop'Jpro-
carry,a box of ,oranges at 'a fixed young men or women who could do good in making their State known duces more dry matter from an acre
weight} of eighty pounds, whereas a the-service happen to live a few rodsor and inducing people to come among than a good crop of clover or timothy
box of firm,sound oranges up to Marchi a mile or two too far down the road them than twice the money expendedin hay, the diestible matter in the fodder -
will often weigh ninety pounds, es- beyond the county,line. The youngwoman entertaining them. The reader will 0 alone being found to be ,equal r.;
pecially if closely packed. This ex- that lives this side of the please remember the National Associ-- to the digestible matter in two tonsof

cess of weight was tolerated by universal blazed pine tree may not be.competent ation is not a body of dead heads, but either clover or timothy hay. The
complaisance and nobody made in arithmetic and may make shipwreckof come prepared to pay for all they get, corn fodder from one acre is, worth '

any complaint about it. English grammar at every sentence, yet the more courtesy and kindness more for feeding purposes, when prop-
Now comes up this overgrown box yet she must teach the school, or'pre- shown them the greater will be. the erly prepared than the com ears
which,presently arouses the tend to at least while the '!I from .
supicionsand other young space: they will give to you in their one acre.
eventually the hostility of the woman who is every way qualified to columns arid tell their readers of the o4_ -

transportation managers, and they do good service 'can' not be employed delightfulness of our climate .and the Melted alum! is a very good cement
issue their ban against it. With an because' she lives the other side of the wonderful possibilities of. our State." if where neither: heat nor water. can
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appetite whetted: for. attack they will blazed pine tree. Of course. there will be a consider- touch it. :: ,
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Next shipping dates Nov. 29, Dec. 2,
: The Old and Reliable '
1 : : flarkets. 6 and 9. All lots should arrive in Jack- 4

), sonville one day prior to dates named. MAGNOLIA NURSERIES
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t i.. ;, JACKSONVILLE: ,FLA., Nov. 30. Have for sale Fifty Varieties of Orange, Grape Fruit and Lemon Trees. Among the choicest are

FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Movement of Produce. Maltese Straight, Red Dancy Tangerine, ''Hart's ,Tardiff. Pineapple,

I *'? Corrected by Marx Bros. choice Since our last report there have been Boone's Early, Jaffa, Dulcissima, Paper Rind St.: Michael, St. Michael -

f t lots These fetch are prices average abort top quotation quotations Extra,while poor moved out of the State by Atlantic Blood, King, Satsuma and Kumquat Orange, Marsh

lots fell lower. steamship lines 61,704 boxes of oranges Seedless, WaltersJosselyri, Aurantium and Tri-
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. Oranges" fancy choice......... I.SO and 1,012 packages of vegetables. umph Pomelo. One to three year Buds,
1.25
";i: drops.... 1.00 The Florida Fruit Exchange handled Finest in the State.

t Grapefruit .....3,50103.00 14,876 boxes. BUD-WOOD FURNISHED AT ANY TIME Address -
Tangerines.,... 3.00
Mandarins............ 2.00 The Clyde Steamship Line carried out J. W. & F. D. WAITS BelleyiewFla.,[
;
Lemons,Fla, 1.00 about 35,000 boxes of oranges, 750 balesof
t *V, Messina........_- 3.00 cotton, 350 bags of wool and 600,000 I
Pineapples, crate .... -.;..._.2.00 to a'50 feet of lumber.
Llmes,3-peckcrates; : .. 1.00 TO GARDENERS, FLORISTS NURSERYMEN '&c.ILANT .
CocofttitibS: ;... ...e. .............. 400Peannts. ;
, .best 004 to.05
Will & Jones' Report.
,. Gnaw,3-peck:: box ..... 1.00
=,. Japan'Persimmons,crate ....... 50 to 1.00 Buffalo, Nov. 28.-There has been a TDY
c- Grapes.;Catawba,5 baskets.... ... .20 gradual improvement in our market for Nonfiern ,each .
,"' apples cabbage, .- '3.00103.50.09 Florida fruits since our last report. Re-

beets, .. 2.50PotatOes ceipts have decreased, giving the marketa BED = CLOTH

". .... 240 strong position, with prospects of, good
sack
4 : Early: Rose, seed. ........ : 2.00 2.50 prices under present receipts. Theweek: For winter use and prove that it is the cheapest and best protection from frost.
Hebron, seed.................. 2.50 closed with prices ruling as follows: Used by thousands. Also -..'.
Onions;bbl ........................... 2.25 Oranges fancy brights 2.40 to 2.00
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a gg.; ...... .25 TENTS 0 COVERS.
I.. fancy: russets, 25c a box less. Grape fruit,
Fruit Exchange Bulletins. fancy brights absorbed on arrival at 3.00 .
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Jaksonville, Fla., Nov. 24.The markets to 3.50. Lemons, tone of market firmer, Circulars, Samples, Etc., Etc.

luring: the past three days have fully 2.50 to 2.00 for fancy, desirable ,sizes;
K5 large stock fair at 1.75 to 2.25; Tangerines -
justified the predictions expressed in_ National Water- Proof Fibre Co.
,5.00 to 5.50 per box: :Mandarins,3.50
our lath issue, and we,are pleased to report -
:jSrices to-day much better,'and to 4.50 per box. First egg plants arrived
I very 36 South 9t.. .
than from Florida last week; sold quickly at Kew Vor;
averages higher at any time duringthe
current season. 6.50 to 7.00 per barrel. .

Sales have ranged from 1.10 to 2.60 Make all shipments via Clyde Line from
,
with averages on one small sale at 1.66. Jacksonville,and our Mr. N. F. Washington OUR IMPROVED STEAM BOILERHas
at Jacksonville, will see that they are
and one sale of 1,800 boxes at 1.85, while
the third sale of 1,500 boxes averaged promptly transferred to steamer. Rate many good points,adding greatly to convenience safety and durability.
from Jacksonville to Buffalo, car lots of Designed especially for ""

2.07.Grape 300 boxes, 47 cents per box; less than car
fruit from 1
ranged 50 for
poor lots Reasonable advances madeon Sawmills Phosphate Work and Irrigation
grades"to.4.12J for good stock. 57 cents. ,
number one stock when above instructions -
from
Tangerines ranged 1.20
per half box.Lemons to2.80.per are complied with. But superior for all purposes. Write for particulars. Address, *

sold at 1.35 to 2.50 per box. FLORIDA IRON AND WORKS
We can only repeat advices contained Actual Prices for Oranges, Not WOOD ,

in last Bulletin. We do not considerthat Quotations. APOPKA, ,FLOfi 1I A.

the condition of the English markets Jacksonville, Fla.,Nov;24.
Sole Manufacturers of the Hege Emerson Sawmill,Emerson's Variable Feed Works Dowel
will justify further: shipments just:now.: During the past week we have sold Pin Box Head Machines, Bolters, Edgers,Slat Saw Machines, &c.
We stopped at New York'nearly all shipments fruit in Jacksonville-
forwarded last week, exporting From 1.15 to 1.50 for brights and fancy. : NOTE-We have also fitted up with special reference to handling second-hand-machinery. Six
: ((6)[ ) acres yards,large warerooms,good railroad facilities, with ample private tracks, and years of
F only such lots as we had'positive instructions Grapefruit, 2.50. experience repairing,rebuilding and reselling all kinds of second-hand machinery. In buying or
16 forward. Tangerines, 3.00. selling it is equally important that you write us. Address as above, or the manager, _
Future _shipping dates for export are Mandarins, 2.75. J. ,v.. El\rXERSON.:
November: 25 and 29,and December 2 and Navels, 2.20. Please mention F. and F. G.

6. We begin our regular auction sales

This latter is for the information of such Monday, December 3, and will continue JOHN CLARK SON & CO. ,:
( shippers still prefer risking the English selling throughout the season. Sale days, ,

,.. markets. All lots must arrive. here on Monday, Wednesday and Friday..
r VA; days preceding dates named.- Until sales begin we will sell at privatesale Grocers and Commission Merchants

SPECIAL NOTICE. all fruit possible. ,
JACKSONVILLE FRUIT AUCTION Co.,
On'and ,
after December 1 the Bulletins DEALERS
will be discontinued, and a four-page THOS. frOWNS. Pres.
semi-weekly paper will be substituted. Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,

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We make this change for the purpose New York Markets. '
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of enlarging our market reports and furnishing Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.Jaoksonville :- .
Florida Fruits-The demand has been
the with additional information "
y which growers will require more much better-for oranges and though arri- : :E '1orida.y .
space vals have best 'have
than can be embraced in a bulletin of this been larger grades
advanced and close firmly. Selected

size. .. brights range from 1.87 to 2.00 rarely a PR ICE-LI STOP WHISKIES: ... .

Jacksonville Fla. Nov. 28-We trifle more for extra fancy with straight MANONGAHELA RyE.t 50 CABINET BOURBON.... .,............' -..$600
are lines of prime brights-j-desirable sizes PARKER..... ............ ....- ..... ..... I75 1. MARTIN RyE.................._._.....300
sorry to report that more decay has been generally 1.75 and good lines 1.62 box. ORANGE VALLEY........................ 2 00 ,VIRGINIA GLADES.............::.:....:.... 4 OO
noticed in fruit sold this week than at per SPRING VALLEY......... .......:......... 2 50 OLD BOURBON................:.. .n.. 5 00
time thus far during the current A few fine russets reach 1.75 but 1.62 is BALTIMORE CORN ....................... 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH.................. 500
any rather high and very good lines have sold NORTH CAROLINA CORN................ 2 so OLD BAKER..... ... .................. .... 5 00
season, this trouble has had the usualeffect down to 1.50 per box. Large coarse or CLIFTON CLUB............................ 3 00 MONTROSE VETRya............_,... 6 oo
'of reduced prices although all
,
stock sells from 1.00 to
t sound fruit: sold well up to best prices. green 1.37 according to anywhere condition. Lemons are JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, SGC; three gallon, ftc. Remit by postofficemoney
.V .reported in our last week's issues. order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
in demand when but dull
fancy, common
On the whole we consider that the fruit complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free..on. application.
and
irregular. Fancy bright Grape
markets about the same as last reported
are -
inquired for and firm at 2.75 to 3.00 but JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
as in each instance where lower .
averages have been obtained the reduc-
tion is.chargeable altogether to conditionof Bradley RedJUld. Eugene B. RedJUld. .

the fruit. ESTABLISHED 1871. BURNETT BROS.
Bestgrade sold 1.85 to 2.50; with averages BARNETT .

aver 2.00.Tangerines REDFIELD & SON, V-
are in more active demand BROS. 159 South Water St., Chicago,

and sold 1.20 to 2.80 per half box. Commission MerchantsAND DEALERS IN FRUITS.
Satsumas sold 1.55 per half box. FRUITS

Mandarins rather slow sale, at 1.35 CHICAGO- We respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables.

down to 50c per half box. We are now making a specialty of .,: .-

Grape fruit continues active at 2.25 to ORANGES

4.12i.1.20.Some common stock sold as lowas Fruit Auctioneers, ,

Lemons seem to be improving, as sales and Invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.

ranged 1.35 to 2.40. One large sale aver. 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
aged 2.37.A We want reliable agents at all principal shipping points.
heavy sale of yesterday,1,920 We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
boxes oranges either at private sale(which has heretofore been References, by permission-National Shoe and Leather Bank, New York,
and
ranged 1.50 to 2.50; averaged our custom)or by the auction system (recently
1.871.$. i added to our business)as you may desire. the Volusia County Bank DeLand, Fla., and the Commercial Loan and Trust Co

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russet 2.50,or undesirable stock drags at 2.00to TTAINT 'cracks.-It often costs more to 'prepare 1 ..:!...f',. ,",.


are Vegetables.Onions held' steady. for strictly I a house for repainting that has been, painted in i the first -

prime but supply liberal and common, ,'*" place with cheap ready-mixed paints, than it would to have ,',

drag at low and irregular prices. Domestic painted it twice with strictly pure white lead, ground in pure linseed oil, f'
cabbage in moderate demand when .- .: '
choice but most lots and neglected. '. --..
poor ..
The 1,145 cases of cabbage in from Copenhagen Strictly Pure White Lead .
this week are meeting a good

outlet at 4.50 to 5.00 per 100 when prime. x "
Cauliflower has met a good outlet at 2.00 forms a permanent base for repainting and never has to be burned or ," '

to 3.00 for fair to fancy, latter reached scraped off on account of scaling or cracking.. It is always smooth
only toward the close of the week, with
common 1.00 to 1,50; pet:bbl: Celeryhas and clean. To be sure of.getting strictly pure white lead purchaseany SHORTEST QUICKEST

arrived very freely from :Michigan and of the foilowing brands : **
fancy has been in good demand. Extra f&
""ANCHOR" (Cincinnati). "RED SEAL" (St. Louis). *
fine large might realize 40c or more, but ECKSTEIN (Cincinnati). KENTUCKY (Louisville). MOST ATTRACTIVE 4ROUTE

average prime ranges from 25 to 30c with ,
"SOUTHERN"(St.Louis and Chicago?). "ATLANTIC" (New York) .
medium 15 to 20c,and small or poor: low- "COLLIER" (St.,Louis). "JEWETT" (New York).
State is rarely good enough to reach
er.
FOR> COLORS.-National Lead Co.'s,Pure White Lead Tinting Colors, a one-pound can to i *
20c and some sell down'to 4 to 6 to 8c per 25-pound keg of Lead,and mix your own paints. Saves time and annoyance in matching shades, *
dozen. A few fancy string beans have and insures the best paint that it is possible to put on wood.
sold up to,6.00 but poor range from 1.00 to Send us' a postal card and get our book on paints and color-card, free; it will probablysave
you a good many dollars. BETWEEN
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2.00. Scarcely any Norfolk beans orpeas .
have arrived this week. A little w.1O i SSSZ street. *.*Ma+ NATIONAL LEAD CO., New York. FLORIDA POINTS .;*r

Norfolk lettuce, radishes, kale and' spin- % '
ach has appeared and,sold well at about +
AND THE NORTH
quotations. Fla. egg-plant and -cucum- PIERPONT'S PATENT ORANGE BOX STRAP.

bers scarce, but neglected unless, fancy.A -
little New Orleans lettuce and chicory, TH'f

has arrived and brought extreme,prices. Manufactured out of Florida woods. Y
L. FLORIDA. CENTRAL AND
Other vegetables range about as quoted.
Combining STRENGTH, NEATNESS, and ECONOMY. No soaking
-. required. The most perfect Hoop on,the market. Cut by the .

Markets Better. most improved Veneer Machine,, in the State; the angles .,. PENINSULAR .-

Since fruit has got,, its color the markets reinforced with.the strongest naval duck, .

are reacting, showing ,splendid advances Combining economy and strength,and being the most LABOR-SAVING STRAP ever offered VIA
of from twenty-five to fifty cents Dimensions, 3{ inch by%/, perfectly finished and .straight. Satin finished sides LAKE CITY MACON ATLANTA =
per box. See actual prices received in and all box requisites. Samples and prices? on application to ,

the. Eastern markets; also home sales TO $
PIERPONT MF'G COMPANY CRESCENT CITY FLA.
'Jacksonville Fruit Auction Co., ,
Thos. R. Towns, Pres. Nashville, St. Louis and Chicago ;

With but one change of sleepers connects
quiry. We sold 100 boxes of inferior appearance of the first fresh offeringsmore also at Atlanta for NEW YORK and KANSAS
Auction Sales. stock from 2.20 to 2.35 per box. than a month earlier than the first CITY. The 700 Florida Central and Peninsularhas
nearly miles of track running through
New York-Sgobel'&'Day,say:' A car of peanuts sold at 2 to 2c perpound receipts last year. As the last of the local the ,
being much more than the shipper crop disappeared only two weeks ago Tobacco Regions,
Florida OrangesMarket'is: decidedly expected. it will be seen that St. Louis has toma- Stock farming and Dairy Section, .
Lands <
Peach and
and have sold this week about Strawberry ,
strong, we sale Pineapples brought from 4 to 7c. toes for sale every'month! in the year and Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country,
2,500 boxes. Wednesday's averaged in liberal quantities 'the greater part of Phosphate Belt.
1.92 and Thursday we sold 1,800 boxes, the time. P. M..KIELY. Has the Silver Spring and .'
averaging 1.94 which must be considered Other Fine Scenery. ,
: St. Louis,Nov.26.-Oranges-Supplies The Great Hunting Country. *
satisfactory remembering the great varie- Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.. *
large and demand slow, as the quality of : ,
ty of fruit and packing in our sales from the Florida fruit is green and sour. Flor Latest Press Reports.New Has the best lands for tillagegreatest vari-
growers and shippers all over the State ety o.f soils in the State,and above all *}
York November :
ida, 1.50 to 2.00; Mexican, 2.00 to 2.75 per 27. :Fancy
of Florida. Stencil 10004 of the Florida
box. I 2.00 to Runs over the Central Rldgeland 4
bright oranges, 2.37i; brights, average -
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Fruit made its this Where It Is and 3,
High
Healthy.
g ,Exchange appearance :Lemons-Firm,but quiet; Florida, 2.50 lines, 1.75 to 2.00; russets, 1.60 to .
number towns fill its route and"it
and shows
the offers
week of people'8hippin Prosperous .
that medium because : to 3.00 per box; Sicily,4.00 to 4.50; Malaga 1.80; poor and wasty fruit, 1.25 to 1.50. the best freight facilities for any produce to
through 3.50 to 4.00. Lemons, 1.50 to 2.75. Grape-fruit, 2.00 to the Northern markets. Send'for the popular *
w very few of them have more than one Potatoes-Choice,firm and in very good 3.00 per box. Tangerines, 3.00 to 4.50 per song *
stencil and then only 'in case where,they demand; Eastern Burbank quotable at 56 box. String beans, 1.50 to 4.00 per crate. "MY FLORIDA HOME." f

have two orange'roves in different partsof to 60c; Northern stock,40 to 45cfor mixed Few of the receipts exceed 1.75@2.00 with its spirited words and beautiful music
the State. 1.75, 2.00, 2.25 representthe and, inferior to 50 and 55c for choice; per box, and defective stock has to go at descriptive of an actual Florida Home, and '&
market here sound The which is gotten up in elegant style-Six1'
markets on oranges.lower.: home-grown, 35 to 45c; Montana, 45 to a lower figure. A good many of the arriv- of full sized best music_paper,containing also *
English are again 60c., On country orders lOc per bushel als are of a wasty character. Lemons and a picture of a home in Florida and a huntingscene.
In fact, sales here leave much more firm and manda- It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents(in
than
more foregoing prices are charged. grape-fruit ; tangerines
.for than be obtainedby stamps,to pay expense of distribution.)
money shippers can Cabbage-Steady; choice, 9.00 to 11.00 rins are dull. Weather to-day is clear and Send also for the-best-map of Florida(sent
abroad -
the
shipping owing to heavy per Jon;_inferior and damaged less. On cold. No fresh arrivals by Clyde Line today free) and note the towns on its route. .
quantities of apples in the foreign mar- A.o.MAODONELL,G.P.A'Jacksonville
orders, choice, 1.50 per crate. ,and the receivers report a good Fla.
well of ,
kets as as receipts new oranges Celery-Michigan: small 10 to 20c many defective lots.
per -
from Valencia. here is in
Grape fruit( dozen; choice to fancy, 30 to 50c; home- Philadelphia, Pa. Nov. 27. -The demand -

3.00 great to demand 4.121'p;,on i'-box.Thursday Tangerines we obtained are also grown, 20 to 30c; celery roots, 35 to 40c I for Thanksgiving would have sent The Florida Central &
per dozen. : the prices up had not the 18,000() boxes
,
wanted and have obtained 2.00 to
we 2.80 Sweet Potatoes-Home-grown selling arrived yesterday. As it is, the market is Peninsular R. R. Co. .
fruit As to lemons
on some fairly good at 35 to 50c per bushel loose; on orders; heavy, but prices are better than could ,

they'are,not box.choice and,, sold mostly 1.50 Bermudas, .1.50' per barrel; Nansembnd, have been expected. Well-colored, sweet Offers to ;Shippers

to 2.50per 2.00. Consigned stock not wanted. fruit met' with a fair sale reduced s
& Seccomb sold The Shortest 'and Route
Brown' : Nov19.50boxes A few small shipments of very choice prices, ,the rates being 1.65'x31.85, a reduction -, Quickest
160 to 2.00 fruit
2.90'to: 3.00.oranges ; grape strawberries in pint boxes came in here from Saturday of about 15 @ 20ca BETWEEN ,

21.-600 'boxes ? 1.50 to during the past week and although the box. Fair to good stock moved slowlyat FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS- IN
Nov. :
oranges very cool,'chilly weather was calculatedto 1.20 @'150. Grape-fruit as to quality
2.25 lemons 1.80 to 2.50 crates WEST:
; ; 'pineapples THE EAST AND
destroy the appetite for the luscious 2.00 3.00 per box.
5 to 75. berry, nevertheless buyers were about at Chicago,TSTov. 27.-Receipts of Florida With Improved Ventilated Cars this corn-r
Nov. 22.-1,850 boxes: oranges 1.30 to pany is better equipped1 than ever ever, to
fancy prices and the fruit finally found to-day four cars reported to
2.15 lemons 1.85)to 2.45 fruit 2.25 oranges up handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and
; ; grape purchasers at 40c a pint. The berries noon. Demand fair and prices firm. insure close connections and prompt despatchto
to 4.12; :half tangerines 1.20 to 2.80; were from the far'West. Sales-bf 1,500) boxes reported to-day. all Eastern and Western Markets.

mandarins 1.15; Satsuma 1.55. The complaint of the orange dealersis Strictly .choice fruits, large, counts, 2.10 ,Through oars to destination with-

both loud and deep, for to use the lan to 2.30; medium counts,sound and bright, out change or delay.. ;

Pittsburgh.-The market for Florida guage of some of the boys in the street, 1.90 to 2.10; 126s, bright and sound, 1.75. Perishable freight followed by wire and ,

oranges continues very firm. We sold "They are not selling at all." Of course Stock of common,rough fruit light. Sales shippers advised time passing destination.various Junction .
and arrival at
1,230 boxes since our last report at prices various causes are assigned, the leadingone to-day: of such were_made at 1.50 to 1.70 All points claims for overcharges and loss prompt
ranging from 1.60 to 2.30; the whole that the fruit is not yet ripe or properly per box. ,Grape fruit,firm at 3.00 to'4.00 ly adjusted.

average about 2.08 per box. The con- :colored, and that the buyers and per box. Tangerines, 4.50 to 5.00 for See that your goods are markedvia

sumption is becoming more extensive and dealers are engaged in handling other choice ,to fancy.! ,Lemons, firm; ,Crowns F. C. & P: R. R.

from now forward we will increase our goods that find more favor with consum- and Puritans, 3.00 to 3,35; other brands, For information call on or address the un-

offerings. If the fruit-is only good color, Floridas2.50: to'3.00 per box. dersigned: '
we see no reason whatever why prices ers.Last year dealers and consumers alike Cincinnati, Nov. 27.-Oranges, firmer C. E. TAYLOR,Trav;A'Ocaila'-'; ,Fla. '

should go lower. Green stock is liable to were surprised about the first'' of last and more active for the best;' supply liberal -' G.W.M.B.HOLDEN TUCKER, v..AVL, do.rg Fla.:EIa.

sell at any price. January at discovering new tomatoes in ; Florid,good to prime, 1.65 to 1.90; W. R. FULLER,Trav.'A'gt: ,OSmpaTIla.
The lemon market,under light receipts, the market. A few days ago ,a greater choice to fancy, '2.00 to 2.90; prime to Or N.S. PENNINGTON,Traffic -Manager;.
Jacksonville
shows more strength. There is good in- surprise was sprung,on the dealers by the choice Mexicans. 2.50 to 2.75. Lemons, W. H. PLEASANTS; General FreightAct.,Fla;
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--- top qualities of Floridas,. fair demand; How to Prolong the Tomato Season Some Points About Eggs.A .

., :others neglected; prime to choice Flori- In nearly every garden there is always fresh egg will sink in water. It
das, 2.50 to 3.50 box.
Boston, Nov. 27.-Trade per was better an abundance of green tomatoeson is not always safe to judge an egg by

Does Y OMIr Boy day. Prices were quoted: Tangerines, the vines previous to a frost; this its appearance. It may be apparently

3.50 to 4.50, but no movement. Lemons, was truly so this year. We have ripened fresh, yet if it absorbs enough air to

Need 3.00 to 3.50, not very good; short market. these very effectively by spadingup permit it to float even a little above

r Brights bring 2.00 to 2.50, and grape fruit a piece of ground on the north side the bottom of the dish it,may not be
sells at 3.00 to 3.50.
of a garden where there is a warm pro-; perfectly fresh. The white of a per-

? Promptness.We 'tection. Pull up the vines with their fectly fresh egg cannot be beaten to a

BrItaiTAMM7C fruits and spread them on this newly- froth as easily as the white of-an egg
sell your fruit to-day and mail
Or \ check to-morrow on all home sales. your spaded ground, covering them with that is a day or two old, and; if the egg

1 1'f OOL Jacksonville Fruit Auction Co., straw, old leaves, com stalks or anything is very cold the beating of the white

Thos. R. Towns, Pres. I that is most convenient to keep will be accomplished more ,easily. It
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'fl them warm at night, and the heat from is considered an advantage some

,l A Good Orange Box Strap. the earth will ripen their fruits perfectly. when the shell of an egg will peel l off as'

The patent strap manufactured by the They do not wilt, and their flavor if the egg had been hard boiled. Such

1 Pierpont Company of Crescent City, will be the same as if ripened in the eggs are not fresh; as the contents of ,a
Fla., whose advertisement in our
appears
T columns, judging from samples submit- sun.We fresh egg adheres closely .to the'shell.
I w ted, is an excellent article. The strap, suggested this to one of our and must be removed. When held...

which is of wood, is shaved down somewhat truck farmers near New York a few to a strong light a fresh egg is clear,

at the points where it bends across years ago; he plowed up a piece of and if shaken the hand no jarring

I Youth the corners of the box, and here a stripof ground on the south side of a wood, motion of the contents must be felt.
stout duck is gummed on so firmly
that it will tear in two before it will part which afforded ample protection Hundreds of persons who use eggs

Is the period. It Is then that the from .the wood. Even if the wood is against the cold. He spread these daily are unable to judge of their qual-

' Bind Is freest from care the imagination completely broken the duck still holds plants three feet on the ground, loaded ity, and, indeed, it is difficult to deter-

I unhampered the memory most r('.:.,tiv.,the with a strength which it takes a pull of with their fruits, and the crop that he mine the 'freshness'of an egg by any
eye brightest and thi nature at least
most fifty pounds to rupture.
, susceptible. What a boy reads In this secured from them, which would oth- one, but the above may be of use'to
period becomes so Indelibly Impressed upon --- = erwise have been lost, brought him some who are inexperienced

bis'nature that It becomes a part of his very California Fruit. more money than all that he had H ff
t character. .
'This'Is a time when a parent's responsibility Except on late pears and grapes, in the picked and marketed during the sea- Pineapple Dessert Jelly

Is greatest. It Is not enough to tell the boy Santa Cruz Mountain\ districts, the fruit son from the same field. Make a ielly with gelatine by the'
what he ought to become. .Most boys are season of 1894 is over. The movementof
The method be in'
' same can adopted directions that come with the packge,
not overly susceptible to didactic fresh fruits overland for the season to
} teaching. You can usually lead him a mile November 13th was 6,357 cars. Locally, the amateur's garden. using a somewhat larger amount, 'so
t easier than you can drive him a rod. See there is little doing; apples are in good 1 m t that the jelly will be quite stiff. When.
that he has
#a little encouragement the proper, and surroundings It is surprising and how a supply and sell freely at quotations. The Make the Most of Your Specialty cool enough to begin to thicken; so-

readily he develops a taste for the best supply of pears is light, selling slowly. The Greeley potato bake, celebratedlast ,that the fruit will stay where it is put,
f {literature.. Let that taste be developed, Quinces meet with fair inquiry. '
of sliced
month clever On place layer thinly pineapplethat
r and there Is.little danger as to his future. Our advices from Liverpool, England, was a idea. ,
It-as': Nov. 2nd, report the receipts of apples this occasion the potato growers of the -has been lying well sprinkled with

from the United States and Canada, from Cache la Poudre valley in northern sugar for two hours in a glass dish,

Dr-o Phil ps Brooks the commencement of the present seasonto Colorado cooked in every style and cover it with the jelly, and as soon as'
date, at 239,684 barrels as against 5,821 it sets add fruit and
' served thousands the more more j jelly
to
: admiring
Who'sald; "Show me what books a boy. for same period last year. This does not spe-
reads and I will read you his 4estlny. look much like a failure or short apple cial crop for which that'region has until the dish is full,. Set upon ice and

How important it Is. then that your home crop as was vigorously reported by some become noted. Like the watermelon'fair serve with whipped cream.
hoold be provided with books of the highest
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; .Character early in the.season. at Rocky Ford, the Greeley potato -
z Fairy tales and even perhaps Buffalo Oranges-Are coloring, and the ship- bake has attracted national atten J. H. Brown has eighty acres of

Bill" sto'rles. have their place as developers ping season is close at hand. The ;first tion and marketmen and land planted in cabbage at Rocky
of a taste.for'reading: a sort of literary milk shipment to arrive in this market came many com- Point. He will put in about twelve
as It!were but unless the boy soon shows a from Butte county. The fruit was not mission merchants in eastern and
of lettuce in connection with his
t preference for the stronger meat of practical : fully ripe. A small shipment .is reported southern cities, who were 'heretofore acres
i knowledge, history, travel etc., you may be on the way from Southern California. ignorant of the superior quality .of cabbage crop. Main & Denton have. \
sure that he Is mentally unsound or that from of and will
Reports Riverside regarding the planted sixty acres cabbage,
there has been something radically wrong In northern Colorado potatoes, have now
coming crop intimate a shortage from cultivate of let '
his education. : thirty acres uce.-
learned that Greeley is the place to
early estimates which the of
The Encyclopedia Britannica has rightly placed crop Gainesville Sun.
e keen termed the concentrated essence of the State at 6,000 to 7,000 cars.-Cal. send to for seed.

; thewhole world's wisdom." Let your boy Fruit Grower. Every locality that is making a

read its Interesting pages and he will soon specialty of some one crop m ly well W. L. DOUCLAS
look
with disdain .
upon "flashy" literature.We The Export Trade in Oranges. imitate this example. In the East,
are continually
underestimating a boy'scapacity '
I for large ideas. There Is nothing so far this seasonwhile small in the aggregate -: the fame of Rhode Island turkeys and .,3 SHOE, NO 13, SQUEAKING.THE BEST.

to attractive as truth. Give him the material makes a fair showing. As will be fine poultry is largely the result of the .. $5. CORDOVAN
out of which to construct large l ideas. Put ,
Britannic tn! the home where he can consultIt seen by the subjoined table the ship- annual exhibitions and frequent meet- __'0 FRENCH&ENAMELLEDCALE:
continually, and as he attains manhood he ments of Floridas from the new crop dur- ings for discussion conducted by the :;: $4.$3.FlNECALF&KAN6A a

will find no place In literary or professional ing the first two weeks of November were Rhode Island Experiment Station.- $3.50 POLICE,3 soi.s.Aso.$2.WORKING .
greatly in excess of a The value
life to which he may not aspire. year ago.
Seize the present opportunity to provide a : of the oranges imported during September Am. Agriculturist.: z M&.11 s
proper library for your home. It requires an I was only $14,000 or a third that of ---m :
$2.tL BOYSSCHDOLSHDES.eLARIES
Inyesfj lent of but Ten Cents a day If you the corresponding period a year ago. Dur- 2 .
Ashes for Trees.A .
order3frem THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTIONwhile -
ing the first nine months of'94 oranges 4 "
.i it nay be had. at introductory prices. were imported to the value of $1,000,000 simple, homely remedy (for many ... ::$3, $ .9EStpON6o4q .

r compared with $1f'j60OOOduring the same tree ailments and enemies. is wood '' SEND FOR CATALOGUE .'

1 V BONo period in '93. ashes; or if not to be had, coal ashes .L.DOUGLAS, \04.
more introductory prices after next Mon- .
t day, Nov. 26th. So you had better act promptly, U. S. Exports of Oranges. with a sprinkling of lime-but ashes; r BROCKTON, MASS. \.;
if you intend to procure this great library for Liverpool London Glasgow-Total You can save money by wearing the
before mulching
your home.: 'We publish below, the letter which Week ending: ashes to be used freely W. L. Douglas) S3.OO Shoe.
sets the limit to the Constitutions liberal offer.ATLANTA Nov. ID, 5,332 2,914 324 7,570 (against frost or drouth); after Because, we are the largest manufacturers of:
t GA. Week endingNov. this grade of shoes In the world and guarantee their
TO DULBY& MUMFORD, 3 5,831 2476 1083 9,390 mulching, that no tree enemies may value by stamping the,name and price on the
Special. Ag'ts for Constitution, Corresp week '93 1.478 1,175 I harbor therein, the mulching itself, bottom,which protect you against high prices and
Jacksonville Fla. --e.WOK'S .-._ the middleman's profits. Our shoes equal custom
when to be burned to be work In style, fitting and .
Prepare: to- leave Jacksonville Monday next NEW gathered up, easy wearing qualities.We
ENTERPRISE.
week. No orders,will be received from thereat returned the trees. trees have them sold everywhere at lower prices for
to Young
introductory prices alter Nov. 26. Publish notice the value given than any other make. Take no sub-
to this effect, so as to give fair warning to all who Seed Bouse at Satsuma. should have plenty of iron filings or stitute. If your dealer cannot supply you,we can.

are offer.planning to 1 take' advantage"THE CONSTITUTION.of our special" James Vick's Sons of Rochester,N. Y., have cinders around the,roots when planted. -
, opened a branch seed house at Satsuma, Put- .
lithe iron is not needed it will CHOICE
nam county, Fla., and have appointed Dr. J. B.
FRUIT 'I'1.EEs. Henion of Satsuma, as general agent.for the not be absorbed,,. therefore there can
South. Vick's seed house is one of the oldest FRUITS and FLO"'VV"ERSFOR
FOR largest, and most reliable of any in the United be no harm in the use.-Vick's, Mag-
States;and the name of Vick is sufficient guarantee zine. -
for their seeds; all orders south of North
SOUTHERN. ORCHARDS.. Carolina should be addressed to Dr. J. B. Hen- .
ion, Satsuma, Fla. Orders by mail or expressare SOUTHERN PLANTING.Satsuma .
SINGERS ARTISTS GENERALLY
prepaid. Send to Dr. Henion for Vick's AND are
Write for Catalogue and price list. Guide. which is mailed free. A liberal discount users of "Brown's Bronchial Trocltes" for Orange, Hardy ,and Early. New
will be made on aU large orders. Every known Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness and ,Throat Japanese Plums, Peaches Pears, Roses, Camellias -
..JENNINGS' NURSERY CO., variety of.seeds,plants flowers, vegetables and Irritations. They afford instant jrelief. &c.,at very low!' prices. Catalogue for the.
W stock will be furnished at the -
nursery lowest asking., D. L. PIERS ON. Prop.
i Thomasvtile. Ga. rates. Avoid imitations. MonticeHo;Fig

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766 THE. FLORIDA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER. .

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I POR SALE.-On rough lemon,.Tardiff. Blood
and Grape Fruit; strong, -well-grown buds.
COMMON SENSE FRUIT CLIPPER. Address, Richard Klemm,.Winter' Haven, Flor-
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ida. ... n-3-5
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-. 'FRESH YEAST CAKES-Made daily, 25 cent .
THROB AWAY package by mail, warranted as,'good as the }
oldTwo : best. One cake to four loaves. T. Pine, Sylvan
HANDED shears Lake Fla. *
11-3-3, }
and clip your oranges "

Gogbey's ., ,. ARLINGTON NURSERIES-Send at oncefor-
with of everything adapted to
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Common Sense >
'::" :' y po ; { ," .. Florida. Elegant and costly prizes never beforeoffered
Fruit Clipper; the by any'nursery company. Establishedover
only clipper that twenty years. Address Robert G..Bid elli
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.allows you to grasp Prices reduced on the Shireman Chain Fruit Arlington Nurseries, Orlando, Fla., Box 147.
and clip the fruit and Vegetable Sizer. The most accurate sim- 10-20-4
with ONE HAND ple and durable sizer made. C. A. Boone, gen'l '
It saves one- \ agent, Orlando, Fla.OUR GRAPES.-one thousand White Niagara grape
\ hundred. F.''
third of the time. $4 a Lloyd.
It saves one-half RODS-Spanish Needles and Dip Needles Fruitland Park, Lake county.-FIa. 11-3-6
of the 11 bor. \ the best instruments for hunting miner-

es.It saves expens \ als. Ben. G Stauffer, Harrisburg, Pa. 11-24-26 The /*%T':/

It may be worn SALE-On the tree,at Duke, St. Johns
on a glove or the' :, 's = --- FOR Fla., about 1,500 boxes A 1 bright oranges Typical '\ .: '
naked hand. from the Dr. Greeley grove. Address. E. Tropical
It is not in the j D. Woodbury Cheshire, Conn. 11-3-6 ? ,
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in handling "'
boxes way baskets or SPECIAL ON BLOOD AND BONE For30days. Topic. t.; '.,:,. .- ..
l & Toomer, The Fertilizer House of ::.:. '; .:'". ":"
ladders.It ? = '
Traveling 4-: ? :
leaves one '. Florida Jacksonville, Fla. n-17-3 >' J' < ,
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hand free to trail > '- Take .'.'',. ;
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TI7 ANTED of well
-Consignments packed se- "
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down a limb, hold ) '::f'''''' 'O ,it'. ,. ,;" -- ia
basket or cling >:,t1rj.'' .'-,.i'f -.,. .'" .. :., '. ....... '" Address lected, Older oranges, 20 Kilby to supply street, Boston first-class, Mass.trade. The ,'. :,...4.. .-.. ;z.'; ,: :/ .rt',:

:r. 11-17-4 Tropical ''''':: '::: ; :., '., / ...
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fruit wherever it can be reached with one hand. PAPER SHELL PECANS- cents ..
to a ladder. It allows you to clip your LARGE ; Trunk: .., -,*"''t. \
,smaller 25 cents mail prepaid. Peach. n. h' '.
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plum pear, and other fruit trees, bottom prices. Line. ;: .', -.::;=,,!!' .,, "
EVERY. CLIPPER. WARRANTED.Sent Summit Nurseries, Monticello, Fla. 11-17-3_ .;).4: :
SAIL BOATS.-St. Lawrence Skiffs, Dories, Traffic I '. ',''. <}
Boats, Sneak Boxes. State what you' ) : ,
anywhere prepaid on receipt of$.00 or three for $2.00. Send all orders to want and write for prices. E. D. Putney. Mt. Trends .....,.., ". ;" 'J.',: -.
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Dora, Fla.
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T. K. GODBEY, Waldo, Florida. ,. :- :': r
D.'I,. FERGUSON, State Agent, Waldo, ENTIRE HERD OF GRADE JERSEYS Toward r ; : : ,;,:'
and heifers must be sold. Write ,-, :y ," -::: :. ,
Wm. B. Schrader Tallahassee Fla. ,
11-2}-2 TheTurbid '-: '' '"1'- ',}' -

The Apple Crop. UOENT- > COL UMN. FOR SALE.-Satsuma orange trees, on sweet .' :"."';:">.:. .

Buds three to six feet high trained on -:;': '-,' i
According to the Fruit Journal To insure insertion in this column, advertisements stocks. Now is the time to plant. Address, H. Twisting <: r.:' :-

and various'local papers, the apple cropis must be accompanied by the money. Friedlander, Interlachen, Fla. 1117.4THE Tack ,'';:V.': ...''".
out much ,better ,than..at first _: : .
turning Advertisements must not exceed fifty words. LAKELAND NURSERIES-Have for sale 1'p

reported, even in New York State. Sara- ,Postage Stamps received in payment. 127,000 citrus trees on sour orange,grapefruitand The 4 ... .' :.. .
toga county had a larger yield .thanin: Count every word including name and address. rough lemon roots, of the following varieties: Trackless !
his '. Marsh Seedless Pomelo, Thompson Pomelo,Au- .
farmer sold for .
years. One crop\ WANTED position to manage truck farm, rantium Pomelo, Boone's Early. Parson Brown, Tarpon A Time .=\
$1,200 on the tree, estimating it at that on shares. Thoroughly understand Hart's Tardiff, Dancy Tangerine,Satsuma,Kumquat ;

number of barrels. Another sold, his the business. References. Correspondence : King and Maltese Blood Orange, and Villa Takes. Tempts ., '
the solicited. Frank B. Kelley, Youngstown, Franca and Belair Premium Lemon. Tahiti Seed- ,
crop for $1,500. About Syracuse N. Y.. It less Limes. A specialty of the Marsh Seedless Test .-,::. TheJ;

crop is light, yet prices are low, buyers Grape-fruit. C. M. Marsh, Lakeland, Polk Co., .
paying 1.40 to 1.50 per barrel. In LEGHORNS! LANGSHANS! MINORCAS! Fla. 1117.20 The "i Tardy. <
stock for sale cheap. Agent for
Wayne county both green and evapor Smith & Romaine's boiled beef and bone, $2.25 TO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like Tale To :
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ated fruit has declined in price. Early in 'per,100 lbs. Island Poultry Yard, C H. Jacques, Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor- The -- ," ;; : Y
the season some contracts were made at Prop. Fernandina, Fla. 12-1-2 ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For ; : Tarry. ? 'i. ;
particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
2.00 per barrel 'for green and 7 cents, a 'TXTELL SEASONED CYPRESS LADDERSISto io-i3-tf Types Tax :.
pound for evaporated, most growers 36 feet long, at lowest prices. Send for Tell ., Thou
LEGHORN EGGS for TCHING.- -
prices to T. S. Gregg, Citra, Fla. BROWN ; : r :
demanding 8.00 and 10 cents. Now the 12-1-4 of ,the best. $z for 13. R. Puddy, ._

prices run at 1.25 annd 5 to 5!,.'cents. EGYPTIAN LOTUS-And "CrinumJ Amabile," Lawtey, Fla. 10-6-13 Travel .: Thy I ,. .. .

Even. in the "Genessee country""Apples bulbs. Other plants and HANDBILLS for the sale of Grape Fruit Copy- This .,' Talent \ ,
shrubs for sale. M. E. Aikin,.St. Augustine, cents cents ,
are reported plenty. A-fruit company"of 25 ; 500 90 ; 1,000 .
F a. 12-1-2 $1.60, post included. Can be ordered from Typical Today : > ,
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Rochester has;bought 20,000 bushels out Adolph Riedel, 1818 Collington AV., Baltimore, i
of wagons, and shipped in by raiM25-' TI7ANTED Give size-5000 and lowest one-year price.Citrus Arcadia Trifoliata.Nurseries Md Better your returns; try it. 10-6-8 Thoroughfare That

000 more. At Buffalo State apples ave Monticello, Fla. 12-1-tf RESPONSIBLE, Reliable Commission Mer- Through ,Thrift ,* ,' .
sold low, buyers preferring! Canadiaiyand; N. Y,-Batterson & Co. .' :"
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WATERMELON SEED-Duke Jones' (new) I-29-tf Tend.
Eastern fruIt, as better in,quality and'in Florida Favorite, Seminole, .
larger barrels, paying 2.00 to '2.23fper :Dixie,' Ga. Rattlesnake Pride of Ga., Jumbo, FOR EXCHANGE-Summer North Carolina mountains.and winter Owner hotel must Truly To .

barrel.: Monmouth! Me., will ship lS- 'Jones toupee and Special Southern prices Beauty in large Muskmelon quantities.or Canta W. live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W. Tropical Thee J'
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000 barrels this year-an, off one. At 'M. Girardeau, Monticello, Fla. it B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. 9-IS-U .,

Henneker, N. H.,-the crop will reach 10-, Q ft ft ft ft FINE.healthy pear trees. LeConte, Territory. To-inorrow.
000 barrels., Franklin county, Mass, hasv PARTIES wishing to grow melons for market Kieffer, Garber and others. Sat- The '
use, should write to me for valuable suma Oranges,Figs, Peaches, Plums and Pecans ...
shipped 100 carloads, mostly for: cider information as to seed, fertilizer, cultivation, at bottom prices. J. H. Girardeau, Monticello, t Thoughtful
making an aggregate of 80,000 bushels: etc., etc.,. W. M. Girardeau, Monticello, Fla, Florida. 9-8 tfFOR
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At Huntington Mass. apples have ... It ,' Tourist : '
CUTAWAY HARROW prices,address E. ?
poured in from the hill towns.. One :ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in : Hubbard, Federal Point,Fla.,State Agent. '" Thanks l v -... ,
dealer bought up 1,800 barrels, another We pay freight. Write for our latest IO-2I-tf : : "
price-list. E. W. Amsden Ormond The w---.J.Jj .
Fla. tf : .
750, and the ,total output will be over "D ARSON BROWN ORANGE" and "Carney [> .

3,000 barrels. Cincinnati seems to be a /ANEW FRUIT FOR SALE-25o thrifty young Sicily Lemon.-Best orange and lemon ; Terse : ;
centre for cold storage of apples, there trees of Orange's cherry plum; very grown. Write for catalogue J. H. Turnley, Tutor ', ; : '
barrels of Kansas prolific; not excelled by any cherry in the North, "Excelsior Nurseries, Lake Weir, Fla. 8-11-13. ,
being already 40,000 .
when cooked. Send for pnce-list, etc. Wm. L. '
and Missouri stock, with much to arrive Orange, Mannville. Fla. it FOR. SALE.-16,000 orange, lemon and grape That _. ::

from Michigan and other northern points, trees. Write for catalogue and prices. Tells ..':. ;;y.
TO'REDUCE stock, for 60 days I will sell All budded on sour stock. J. H,'Turnley, "Ex-
bringing up the total to perhaps 90,000 '2-year budded orange trees $18 per hundred; celsior Nurseries"LLake Weir, Fla. 7-7-20 The '"':;:\"' fc:..'.,,
barrels. St. Louis has been so overfilled i-yearjbuds, $14. G. I,. Michael, Glen Ethel, ." ,
'with apples' that low prices*have pre- FIa.A -._ 12-1-2 FOR SALE for cash,time or trade,orange groves, Truth. ;.j t
and timber lands. E. RUMI.BY Keuka !;' j'.
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Tailed, and much stock is put in cold ,TIT ANTED-A medium sized orange orchard Fla. 3-n-i6t The ;; .

storage.-Country Gentleman. banana. plantation. State price, numberof -
.. acres; years of cultivation,and all particulars. FOR SALE.-125 acre of good land on North Typical ,..

Mr. C. E.. Smith informed us Mon- E. W.,Light, Bay City, Mich,, 12-1-2; of St. Lucie River, over half mile of F ;. Trip = ,' ,
river front besides river .
navigable running'through "
day morning that 'their orange sizer P"OWLS.'FOR: SALE-Bronze turkeys, black it. Fourteen acres cleared of which ten .'. Thine'r.: :
*. Langshans, Indian games, Pekin ducks and are in pineapples, mostly bearing, one in mangoes '
had arrived and was being put in "Langshan eggs for hatching." Mrs. W. H. one in limes and lemons. Cottage, packinghouse 'Via' arr -

place. The warehouse is now ,readyfor .Mann, Mannville. Fla. 12-1-2 etc. Price $7,000. E. C. B. Tyn- *., .' ..
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dall, Waveland, Fla. 11-3-5 '". ; ''';-" "/',,* The ,
business, and the Daytona Fruit. Two OR THREE YOUNG MEN with a little ,
money wanted to garden on shares.-Choice CITRUS TREES.-Fine stock; none better:low ,c----. : Tropical ...,- .
Exchange brand will soon be knownin hammock landteam and tools furnished. Ship- and square treatment No "back

all our cities. It will be, we pro- ping facilities the very best. Isaiah DePew, numbers" offered. Write for prices. Thirteen Trunk' ,".
Manatee, Fla. 12-11-2 years experience. Phoenix Nurseries, Braiden- '
phesy, noted for, excellence. of its town,,Fla. II 3-i8 Line.For ':. '
SALE'"Steamer: "Nettie "d

fruit, the delicious, tender, juicy, thin- FOR beam seven feet. "Murry, and length Tregurtha thirty FOR 90 DAYS-I will sell first-class budded or- maps and particulars, address, ,w' } -
skinned Halifax oranges.-Halifax pipe boiler." Five-horse engine. Twenty-two, ange trees and grape fruit trees, one and two ;:-'v, .
inch propeller. J. B. Wardwell, agent, Ormond years old, cheaper than any firm in the State.'' G. D. ACKERLY .' ::
Journal. Fla' 11-28-3: 15 varieties. Call on or address, G. L. :Michael, '' ,
FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE-For common Star Hill Nursery, Glen Ethel, Fla. io-'7-8 GENERAL PASSENGER CEIT.: '_

In watenng'plants put a little am black Langshan cockerels Paragon Smooth Cayenne and, Abbaka Pineapple
FINE
monia into the water once a week. strain, full outer feathers. Wm. B. Schrader, and Slips. Orlando Grape ct: Fruit THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE.JacksonvUle ,, P--.:. :
Tallahassee, Fla. ,
11-24-2 Co., Orlando, Fla. 10-27-8 Flti : :
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i 1 Time 48'to 55 ,hours: between,,Savannah, New York and Philadelphia NEW YORK CHMHliESTDN INN FliDqiD LOIEI

between Savannah and Boston, 65 to 70.hours. ,


The magnificent Steamships of this ,Line are, ap-
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OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. pOinted to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C., .

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(STANDARD TIMB.)
pa..aae Rate.I From New York. From Jacksonville,
I (Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER Florida.

Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class: $25.60; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, (43.50; Friday Oct. 26th, atspm...... ..."CHEROKEE" .......Thursday, Nov. ist,at 7:00: a m
Steerage,1250. Monday, 29th,at3pm........."* tMASSEE".Sunday, .'14th at goo: amnooa
Wednesday, at ........ 6th,at
m. "ALGONQUIN".Tuesday,
31St. 3 p : m
Jacksonville and Boston: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00 Excursion $47.3<; Steerage, Ella Friday, Nov. ad, at3pm........."SEMINO .E"..... ...Thursday, 8th, at i:3opmlyopm
of this to sail follows
The.magnificent Steamships Company. are appointed as : Monday, .sth.at3pm..IROQUOIS.Sunday.: nth at
Wednesday: u 7th, at 3 p m.. ......"CHEROKEE" ...... .Tuesday, 13th, at 4:00 am
SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK.
FROM Friday, Itt 9th,at 3 p m........ "YEMASSEE".Thursday, 15th.at 5:30 am'
(Central or goO Meridian Time.) Monday. ". I2th at 3 p.m-.ALGONQUIN..Sunday. 18th. at 8.ooamloxoa.
Wednesday, II I4th, at 3 p m........"SEMINOI.E". ... ...Tuesday, 2oth,at : m
t Chattahoochee Dec. i, 7.00 p.m < ........ "
Friday, i6th, at 3 p m."IROQUOIS" .Thursday, aad. at 12=30 P m
Nacoochce ... Dec.Dec. 3, S.oop.ii.oo mTa11ahatisee. > Monday, ,' I9th, at 3 p m...... ."*CHKROKEE'r:. .... Sunday, 25th,at i'30pm
5, a. m> "
Wednesday, 2ISt, at3pm."YAMASSEB".Tuesday. 27th,at 4:00: am
City of Augusta Dec. 7, 12.30 p. m- Friday 23d at3 P m........."ALGONQUIN".Thursday, II 29th at.30\ a m
City of: .. Dec. 8, I.3op.m. Monday.Ie 26th, at 3 p m.SEMINOLE" ........Sunday Dec. 2d, at 7=30 a m
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!' Kan.a.; ./ .Monday Dec. 10, 3.oop m .. .... ..
Chattahoochee................ ......................... ...... .....Wedn'sdayDec.12, 5oop.6.ooa..m Friday Wednesday, .' 30that3pm.28th.at3pm..IROQUOIS"....... "CHEROKEE" ........Tuesday.Tnesday.It, 4th 6th,at at 9:00:: amloxoam
! Nacoochee Dec.14, m .
For New York direct.
Tallahassee Dec. 15 7 oo p.m.CityofAugusta.
Dec. 17, 8.0op.m -
City of B Birminghaml............................... .................Wedn.SdayDec. 19, 11.00 a.m*
Kansasciity; : Dec. 21, 1.oop.m- Philadelphia and, Jacksonville Line.
Chattahoochee .Saturday, Dec. 22, i.oop.m.
Nacoochee .' Monday Dec. 24, 4-00 p. mTallahalsee. Weekly service between Jacksonville and Philadelphia, calling at Charleston, S. C., south-
...Wednesday Dec.26, 5 00 p. m. bound. The fast freight Steamships "Delaware". and "Winyah" are appointed to sail as follows -
City of Augusta....................................................Friday, Dec. 28, 6.30 a. m :
City Birmingham.. y, Dec.29, 7.00 p. m
Kansas-City................................ .'..... ................Monday, Dec.31, 8 oo p. m- From Philadelphia: STEAMSHIPS: From Jacksonville Direct:
Saturday, October 27th.................DELAWARE...............Sunday, November 4th
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Saturday November 3d............ ...WINYAH..................Sunday, November nth
I City Macon.......................................... ............ Thursday, Dec. 6, 1.30 a. m. Saturday, November 10th................DELAWARE...............Sunday, November iSthWINYAH
Gate City........................ ...................................... Thursday, Dec. 13 5.30 p m. Saturday November iTth.................. ...................Sunday. November 25th
City ofMacon............................................ ........ Thursday, Dec.20ll.30a.m. Saturday November 24th........ ...:.. .DELAWARE....... ........Sunday, December 2d
Gate City................... ....... .................... ............ Thursday, Dec. 27, 5.30 PDessouff. m. Saturday December 1st... ..............WINYAH. ........... ....Sunday, December 9th

FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.This .
( Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.) ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE. '

Dessoug.................._................................... ...................Dec. 8, 1.30 p. m.
.... .......................................................................Dec. 18, 9.30 a. m.
li Dessoug....... ........................................ ...-.................... .Dec. 28, 6.30 a. m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate; Points on '

the St. Johns River. .;:" .
THESE PALACE STEAMERS .
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The elegant iron side-wheel steamers : .
.Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida & Western Railway, 3' '
:: Florida Central& Peninsular Railroad. "Oity of: JaCksoX1-v-i11.e ''''''- .. r
Through Bills of Lading,Tickets and Baggage Checks to and from all Eastern Points in the South. t
See your nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to Capt. W. A. SHAW, ,.",
fl L I,. WALKER,Agent, C. G.ANDERSON,Agent. "
& New Pier No.35, North River I.New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga. FREDK: : DeBARY, ".
-. RICHARDSON lit BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Boston.W. Capt. T. W. LUND Jr.
I.JAMES,Agent, 13 S.Third Street Philadelphia.W.1. ;
:4 RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R.,317 Broadway, New York. Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville, daily except Saturday at 3.30 p. m., and from Sanford
J.D.HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent Sav.,Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway K. Y. daily except Sunday, at,9 00 a. m.
.I,. ADAMS,Gen'l East.Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW.SAMPSON, General Agent, ,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston. SOUTHBOUND. SCHEDULE NORTHBOU
J. P.BECKWITH, General Agent, 121 West Bay Street,Jacksonville.W. Read down. Read up.

.,J. PARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W.E.ARNOLD Gen.Trav. Pass. Agt., Leave 3.30 p. m. ................ .' .... Jacksonville ...................... Arrive 3.30 a. m.
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent, It 8.45 p. m. .. ......... ........... Palatka ........................ Leave .9.00 p.;.m.
121 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. &. 3.t a. m. ...................... Astor .................. 3.30 p. m.
.& 4.30 a. m. .......................St. Francis: .........:..:.:.....t.... 1.30 p. m.
u 5.30a. m. ...... ..... ............Beresford........................ 12.00 noon .-
u 6.00 a. m. ...... ................Blue Springs.... ......... ....... 11.30 a. m.
SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK Arrive 8.36 a. m......... .... .... ... ....Sanfrd.................. .... .. 9.ooa. m.
,' 9.25 a. m. ........................ Enterprise ......... .... ... 9.30a. m.

OF FLORIDA, General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jaoksonville

JACKSONVILLE. A.J. COLE, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling G'reeri'New York.
M. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York.D. .
CAPITAL, $50,000. 'D. C. MINK. General Freight Agent. 12 So. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager,5 Bowling Green New York.F. .
H. ROBINSON, President. W. J. HARKISHEIMER, Vice-Free. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla.
WM RAWLINSON, Cashier, JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street;Jacksonville,Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.

DIRECTORS : WM. P CLYDE' & CO., Gen'l Agents, .

H. ROBINSON, J. HIIDBBRANDr, P. E. McMURRAY, 13 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia.. 5 Bowling Green, New York.
W.J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP.WALTER, R. H. LIGGETT,
J. A. HENDERSON, C.C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN. W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 187 A. J. B. BOURS.

Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-

-' ment. Active" and Savings Accounts Savings. Solicited. Interest Paid on WILLIAM A. BOURS ,& CO.,



Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers .

JOHN L, MARVIN ,
President.H. .
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T. BAYA THOS. W. CONRAD,

Cashier. Assistant Cashier. We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of _
CAPITAlt $100,000.

Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal ,
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THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

,, Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark. .'

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
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STATE AGENTS FOR PURE GROUND BONE
fiespeetfolly solicits you Deposits, Collections and General
tgert-A11en[ Fertilizer CO.
Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE NITRATE SODA,


.:". : INVITED. Star Brand Fertilizers, MURIATE OF POTASH,. .

M GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. '
SULPHATE POTASH, _
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John L. Marvin A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT Etc,

H. T. Baya, T. W. R by., Judge R..B. Archibald, FERTILIZER. :.'h:

Judge E. M. Randall, C. B. Rogers, .;, W. M. Davidson,;, These Fertilizers have:no superior in the. muket,'and a trial. will convince., -;. ;:'"",-; -
Dr" H. Robinson ." John B. Hartrldffe Send for Catalogue free. --- ',' '; ""1o / ,.,

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that our Company could prepare HIGHER GRADES fertilizers and sell them at LOWER PRICES than other manufacturers. The reason is obvious. We are home manufacturers,saving-all ex
tra costs of transportation,additional handling, drayage,etc., extra storage and the Jacksonville agents' I commissions. .In purchasing from us, you secure your fertilizers from first hauds-the
...manufacturers all our shipments direct from our factory,accordingly we can make you a lower list price on our Special Crop,Mixtures. But in addition to this, we propose,during the present
season of'94-95".to give every purchaser.of our. brands.the benefit of. all the profits of the middlemen and agents,therefore we will"allow with ALL CASH ORDERS,
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A, DISCOUNT OF 4.00, JL TON( ;FROM OUR, LIST PRICES" k


4 .,_,*, ,, The usual commission paid to, agents.. We propose to give the growers of;.Florida and other States their fertilizers on closer margins profit than ever before.. .
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No company watches their Special Brands as we'do a letter of-inquiry going to each purchaser ?
after the gathering of his crop;this,combined with our numerous and exhaustive tests have enabled Crops E
us to gradually improve our Special,Crop Mixtures so as to meet the crop and soil requirements _
: ,thus greatly increasing theJ'le14.t+ It is decidedly to our interest to have those who use or expect to purchase our brands of.fertilizers -
secure the very highest prices'for their fruit and vegetables;and see that they:get 'full NET
RETURNS. We have accordingly arranged to sell at New York, the best market m thecountry: ,
r Can We Actually Increase Your Profits' 50 if properly worked,the crops ox our customers and their friends. We have employed ) en,. r'oughly -
acquainted with this business, in New York State and you can rest'assured-that none of
.. ;.a consignments will be sacrificed on glutted markets as.,in.such instance, ,we have,arranged to
500 reforward,at a nominal expense to interior markets. .
to per cent ? During June and July '94. we handled and sold the entire watermelon crop of G. W. Bigelow.
of Bushnell, Fla. The NET RETURNS we sent him were$6,134.15 for 28 carloads-or an average of
y ,' $219.07 net-fully 25 to 50 per cent. higher than any other melon growers in Florida or Georgia have
Those following our advice have done more than that-they have,by increasing the yield and ever received for their shipments during the entire ason. t
improving the quality,made grove*and truck farms that were not paying expenses, by. a .liberal (For an sales see F.F.& F. Grower for Nov. 3rd. '94.) .
dressing of our Special Fertilizers;yield them handsome incomes each year over all expenses. Mr. Bigelow raised these magnificent melons,the-finest ever seen in N. Y.,with our celebrated
Write for our new pamphlet for season.'94- S,and read it carefully brand of TRUCK FARMERS' SPECIAL. ;

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Write for our new fertilizer.pamphlet, for'95 and all agricultural information, samples, analyses, prices, stencils, etc.,etc.


:. .'', '. THE PAINE: .FERTILIZER ,CO.,

'FACTORY, EAST JACKSONVILLE. New Offices, 658, 660 and 662 East Bay. Street, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA. No. 1 Broadway, NEW YORK.
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-. A complete: treatise: ;on the: most successful fertilization for young and bearing. orange trees on pine ,and.. ham- j

'- :mock lands in Florida,for f.;,.increased profits, sent on application., I -- '

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4jQO'I_ 'GUTTER; SUNSET HILL NURSERIESContain i


a list and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties'of the Citrus ..
t Sold for the low price of A Famiiy, which we have selected from over one hundred different varieties grown, and tested by us
# in our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of _
: TEN 'DOLLARS f. O. fc>,
The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United, States.

It.is... .strong.and well-made, and easy to operate HasautomaUc ;. 1 .
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l ;::' Box 493, Orlando, Florida.

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0F PAWTUCKET R. I. have on hand the finest lot of stock have ever grown-of all the standard- va- 1

rieties. I have a specially fine! lot of.Tardiff and Jaffa i in two-year buds: from five,
: We also carry in stock Potash.Nitrate Soda, Kainit Cracked Bone and Beef Scraps for Poultry to seven feet high. I recognize the fact that it's hard times, and propose to sell-at
Sulphur,Cottonseed Meal Tobacco Stems- ,Land.- Plaster and Ashes. hard time prices. I make a specialty of the King Orange. .**.!

.SOUTHERN OFFICE AND WAREHOUSE AT JACKSONVILLE FLA. Write for prices.'M.'E. i.

;. Rear of 26 West Bay st:,on river/ront,midway between Main and:Laura Sts. Prep., '
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': if'FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. RIBERA PECAN GROVE- AND PECAN NURSERY. ,


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,11 l':;.'.-. ."' .. w* On Blackwater Bay,opposite Bagdad, Santa Rosa. County, Florida.
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_ An Incorporated, Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
best ad vantage.--AUTHOIUZED CAPITAL.$300.000.) PAPER SHELL PECANS. ONE YEAR OLD TREES. p ;
BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and ;paper oo y r
,. order. Write for price list and terms. :. '
.: 1894--PRICE-LIST .AND BUSINESS RULES. .. ,
-:OFFICERS i- .
OEO. R. FAmnANKSkPresident. D. QBEENLEAF Secretary.Vice-President. Seed nuts at one cent per nut. Table nuts at fifteen cents per pound. One vear-.1J'old trees aver- s
M. P. TURNER
.' lgr.andTreas. age 6 to 12 inches high, at 5 cents $40 thousand. Terms cash with order; in_ '
*> per treej money
DIUECTORS-Geo.R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford Co.: Dr.B.B.Pratt fetter.
order Bagdad orders mail
on post-office
or registered must by ,
Postage or,
Co. accompany: same
Hillsboro Co. John Fabyan Lake Co. Hy 2rutcher Orange .: D. Greenleaf, :Duval Co. ;
: ; : ; will be deducted from the order. Orders and directed. Transit
carefully packed shipped as
Mead,'Duval''Co. A.. Brevard Co. F.'sampson, Marion Co. C. charges
J. D. : Brady : :); Hillyer, to be paid by purchaser on receirt of order. No responsibility after shipment. Absence of
Marion Co.; John M. Bryan,_Osceola Co.; W.. E. Stanton Putnam Co.;, M. Moreman: 8t shipping direction.will ship Instructions for cultivating, etc.,
by planting
Johns Co; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.;Irving K e k.Polk Co.. if express. cheerfully
Match.
given purchasers requested. from December to Earlier the better.
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