Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00061
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 11, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00061
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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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: Before buying your Nursery Stock investigate and know what you ale., getting. Know that
L t: -. G. L Taber's Catalogue for 1895-6. you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer. .

6 t t : :* Enlarged, rewritten, newly illustrated; 60 pages; so engravings; model of typographical art. THE POMONA NURSERIES
Latest practice and best methods of Culture. Most recent experience in orchard and market with
r' varieties new and old. are the most Extensive in the State and ofler all Home Grown Stocks Peaches. Plums, Fears,
Japan Persimmons, Grapes,Figs,Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds.Satsuma and other Oranges and

II Which is sent free upon application describes over 300 varieties of fruits and ornamentals offered
for FLORIDA and lower South including
Over 75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs etc
Satsuma on Trifoliata-Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock.

:" GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounds.
Write for Catalogue and any information wanted,

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10,ooo Camphor and cinnamon trees,Roses. The,Greenhouse Department &
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9' ,a f round cabbage. Quality ecehenb
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Shortest, Quickest, Most AttractiveR.OUTE r., ', G 1 average eight to nine pounds.

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BETWEEN c 1 eQ fine quality roots smooth and
FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH .. t round; blood-red skin and flesh;
THE J' o fine-grained and sweet.IMPROYEDTONC'CREEN .

Florida Central and Peninsular a+Q h' CUCUMBER:.o

Vines vigorous and
NEW THROUGH ROUTES. u" a 11 9 ing fruit fit for the table nearly as 7 i'
New York to Jacksonville by 'x' early as the shorter sorts. Fruit
New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to Wash. a + twelve inches long,firm and crisp,
and in ton. Southern Railway toColumbia with few seeds.
Northern Florida Central &
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points in Florida.
Large solid heads, two to three
Cincinnati to Jacksonville
t C t pounds. Leaves outside dark
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Jackno'vllleThro' .? ) e ,,
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Peninsular to all Fla. points. for use in six weeks from time of

1St. Louis Short to Line Jacksonville to Du Quoin by, sowing' !/ kV 1 1 I

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Route. City, Memphis & Birmingham I
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s Skin with
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The F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in 129 pounds and n ounces.
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Stock Farming and Dairy Section,
Peac and Strawberry Lands, a 'i This is an old standard variety,and
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Phosphate Belt. f long,tapering to a delicate point.
Hat the Sliver Spring and Brilliant scarlet color. Very smalltop.
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The Great Hunting Country.
Beaches the Noted Fishing Ground. -, DWARF CHAMPION TOMATO. ,
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Jacksonville, Fla. i"c l Packet of goo grains.....................10 cents
a Yz Interlachen Fla.PINEAPP W Pint...................... ... ......... ,M cent
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shippers points advised and arrival time at passing destination.various junction Those contemplating planting can save money by calling on or corresponding Price 83.50.

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Grafting the Orange. wave" (?) came on time ((4th and 5th), for old bearing trees, and you can get ship a little earlier, and it is of a little 1
ti Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: and sent my mercury to 334, whichis this formula from any one of the first- finer texture. I would add this variety !
.. Enclosed find check for two dollars 3 lower than any other time this class standard brands of fertiliaer sold to the list of desirable late oranges; I
for the paper for one year, and winter. His"moderating wave" blew in this State. it has no name, and it has been pro- .
\ insert the postoffice address (or in- down one of my grafts, which I sendyou posed that the Executive Committeeof
form me by mail) of Dudley W. to-day by express, to show what Discussion on Varieties. this Society name it. The Valen-
Adams, as I wish to inform myself one is like. I have acres like it. The recently issued proceedings of cia Late I consider a most superior
how to graft the orange. DUDLEY W. ADAMS. the State Horticultural Society (a volume orange; and taking everything into
WM. M. MERWIN. Tangerine, Fla., .Jan. 6, 1896.Treatment which every grower should have) account, I prefer it to any of the fully
Rockledge, Fla. -S. hitherto tested late varieties. The Malta van-
some unpublished remarks
P. S. If you would give the in- of Sprouts.Editor of various members on the ties, all of them, will always pay; with
formation of how the Farmer and Fruit-Grower: one exception-the variety known as
to graft orangein above subject. They are pertinentnow
the paper you would greatly oblige i. Given a grove to be budded next when there seems to be some dan- Gary's Mediterranean Sweet, which I
your readers. spring, the dead tops still standingand ger that too many growers will rebud do not recommend-I would say, cultivate -
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. sprouts from the ground grownup with early varieties and thus load the Malta varieties.H. .
I am just in receipt of your note through them, and standing about down the season too heavily at one end. B. Stevens-In our section we
asking me to give information about ten feet high ; would it be advisable to E. S. Hubbard-The question 'of prize the Pineapple orange very highly -
grafting the orange.I now saw out the dead wood and all varieties is a pretty wide subject to ; it is a heavy, smooth fruit, a good
am very glad indeed to use your sprouts not wanted for budding, and take hold of. In other fruits, applesfor bearer, a good shipper, and comes
columns for this purpose as I am receiving reduce the top of the sprouts left so instance, the question of varietieshas into bearing early-that is to say, the .
so many letters of inquiry on that they can stand without support ? been by long experience settled trees bear young-it ripens in mid-
this subject it has become quite a Would cutting back the sprouts now down to the growing of only a few season. For an all-around orange we
tax on my time to answer them sepa- reduce the chances for successful standard varieties. In the culture of like it best.
rately. budding in the spring ? What course oranges in Florida we have hardly Mr. :Manville remember seeinga
The orange is one of the easiest would you advise ? reached that stage, as what we have foot-note by the pomologist of the
trees to graft and any of the numer- 2 What should be the analysis ofa done has been, comparatively speak- agricultural department at Washington -
ous methods of grafting can be suc. fertilizer for next spring's application ing, largely experimental.In referring to the Pineapple orangeas
cessfully used. ? F.V.. MUNSON. early varieties of oranges, I a shy bearer, and I would like to
The same principles are involvedin Georgiana, Fla. know ot no standard, all-around sort. ask Mr. Stevens as to its bearing
all, however much the mechanical I. You should certainly get the Several of the mandarin tribe, in qualities.Mr. .
devices may vary. dead wood out of the way at once, special localities, are giving good re Stevens-It bears the best of
I. The cions should be of perfectly even i if( you have to cut the trunksout sults; in other sections they may not anything we have. The first tree of
dormant well ripened wood, that of with augers and chisels in orderto make a good growth, or the size of this variety that ever bore is in my
the last years growth being preferable.If save the sprouts. If you have an the fruit is too small. The Satsuma vicinity, and when the bud was eight
the stock is dormant or nearly so extensive job on hand, it will pay youto colors and ripens very early in many months old it bore two oranges. We
all the better, though some measure of procure an old-fashioned post-hole localities, but the tree is a weak i have thirty acres planted in this variety
success with the citrus may be expected ax or a turpentiner's ax, which has a grower. The Tangerona has been : the trees when set out were
after the stock has begun to long, narrow blade that will slip in experimented with somewhat, but two,year-old buds, the first of them
grow. between the sprouts and do the work hardly enough to recommend this being planted in 1889. I don't re-
2. The cion and stock must be without lacerating[ them as much as a variety for general cultivation. The member what the yield was the first
joined so the inner bark or cambiumof common ax would. Yellow Mandarin in some soils ripens year or two, but last year we shipped
the two shall join at some point, When the old tree is removed, pare early, being colored and sweet enoughto 1,700 boxes from this thirty acres, and
and the more points the better. the stump off low down to the ground ship by the 1st of November. we find that this part of our Citra
3. By some means enough pressure smooth, and a little sloping, cover it Throughout the orange belt generallythe grove pays us better than any grovewe
must be had to press those points to- with shellac or with red lead laid on Red Tangerine is probably the have.H. .
gether quite firmly. thick and sprinkled with sand. If most satisfactory of the earlier ripening E. Anderson find the Pine-
4. The union must then be protected the sprouts can not stand alone reduce class of Mandarin oranges; it can apple a very profitable variety, and
from drying by applying wax, clay, their tops so they can, but do not be shipped for the Christmas market. often wish I had more of them; with
moist soil, or any oher: substance that cut away any of them clear down Among the round oranges, Centen- me they are a very rapid grower. The
will prevent drying of the cut surface. unless it may be one or two close nial, Parson Brown and Nonpareil are Nonpareil, which Mr. Hubbard has
Any method of grafting that will beside the one which you desire to the most satisfactory of the early referred to, I like very much; it
fulfill these simple requirements will bud. This one should not be reducedin varieties; they have sufficient acid to makes a large tree and is very pro
be successful.In the top any more than is necessaryto make them palatable, and are sweet lific. And I am very much in favorof
grafting very small stocks, one- enable it to stand alone, though we enough to eat when colored enoughfor Hart's Late, as I always get a big
half inch or less, I use a side cut; then do not apprehend that there wouldbe shipping.For price for this variety.J. .
tie tightly by wrapping twine or mat any special difficulty in buddingeven mid-season the Jaffa may be B. Anderson-I am inclined to .
ting several times tightly around and if it was reduced more than that. considered the stand by. There is think that Mr. Stevens and his neigh
tie securely; then wax airtight, or 2. What you want next summer is quite a long list of mid season varie- bors have a monopoly of the Pineapple
cover to top of the cion with moist wood, but you want good wood, that ties that have little advantage over orange. The aroma and other
soil well packed down. will stand up and take the storms that each other, such as Ruby, Knicker distinctive qualities, that are developed
Stocks rz to i l/i inches are readily may come. Therefore you want to bocker and Amory among the bloods. to such a marked degree upon the soil
grafted by the old-fashioned cleft graft. fertilize for wood, but remember that and Prolific and Paper Rind among of the Citra district, are not, in my experience -
Very large stocks are more readily the old tree's system of roots in the the St. Michaels. developed to anythink like
worked by cutting off smooth and in. ground is out of proportion and Among the late oranges, I know of this extent elsewhere. We have the
serting the cion between the bark and with half a chance will make wood no superior to Hart's Late; the tree, Pineapple variety upon both pine and
wood. The cion is sloped off to a more rapidly than a young tree would, in my experience, stood the last coldas hammock land, and when the fruit is
point with a slope M to i U inches and that wood is quite likely to be well, or better than other varieties. ripe no one can tell that they are a distinctive -
long (owing to the size of the cion), soft and weak. Therefore you wanta The Valencia Late is also desirable. variety. On the other hand,
all on one side, and inserted the whole good per cent of bone and potashin Lyman Phelps-I have nothing to the Pineapple orange from Orange
length of the cut, with the cut side your fertilizer in order to give the add to what my friend has said. I Lake, in season, and, when ripe, has a
next to the wood.It young wood strength, to make it grow approve everything in his very judicious peculiar pineapple flavor, and when
will be noticed that all citrus round and solid, instead of triangularand statement. There are many placed alongside of ordinary orangesthe
stumps are not round but irregular.If pithy ; and the potash and bone new oranges which I think in time fruit is readily distinguishable by
I the cion is inserted at a convex should be supplied at the beginningof will prove satisfactory and desirable, its aroma, as well as its appearance. I
} place the bark is apt to split, but if inserted the growing season, to make the but until I have heard from them for have concluded, therefore, that the
t t- in a flat or convex place, this young shoots grow round from the years, and their good qualities are well Pineapple orange,as known in market
danger is avoided. start, because if they form a lot of determined, I do not recommendthem by its distinctive qualities, will remainthe
Grafting can be done under the triangular growth it can not be corrected to this Society. There is one exclusive product of the Citra dis
ground, or at any convenient height, .until next year, and the chancesare I! new variety down at Fort Myers trict.A
but If frosted trees are grafted, be sure the frost will cut It off next winter. '' which originally came from South [ number of members demurred
and go down to perfectly sound wood Therefore we should advise a formula -I''I America, which I think is. quite the from Mr. Anderson's conclusion,main-
-,-', ev., (,?) Irl Hicks's "moderating I about the same as recommended equal of Hart's Late; it is ready to taining that the peculiar and desirable

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characteristics of the Pineapple orange' fore the variety would become valua- ble length of time if any or all of the A few days later the same corres-
were more inherent in the variety and ble. The fact that the fruit on Mr. difficulties which are liable to harass pondent wrote again :
less attributable to the effect of the Holdridge's young trees was not earlywas the fruit raiser will actually appear. We have had a heavy rain, but it
soil than he contended] not significant; many early oranges One does not know that his buildingswill seems to be poisonous to my potatoes,
Mr. Phelps-I would like to bear when first budded, and when the tree burn, yet he insures them. We and they are all blackened and wilted.
testimony to the fact that soil and air is growing vigorously, will be coarse know that in four years out of five I What shall I do? "
play an important part in making and acid; they won't show very early some serious injury of insects or fungi I hope there was no feeling of sar
fruit. Atmospheric conditions are as ripening qualities until the tree has got may be confidently expected, and it is 'I casm in my reply :
important to fruit production as to the size and is bearing heavily, but when the part of wisdom to insure against it. "I am sorry to hear of your loss,
handling of tobacco. The effect of large enough to bear several boxes of Last year ((1894)) was a season of re- but it is now too late to avert the
climate in making cigars is well fruit will be of ordinary size. markable invasion of apple scab fungus calamity. Your potatoes were not insured. -
known. A cigar is made in the cli- Mr. Phelps-At the time the examination and those people who sprayed ."-Prof. L. H. Bailey.
mate at Tampa that cannot be madein was made, to which Mr. Hub- their orchards thoroughly had phe- .
any other part of the State. These bard has referred, I agreed with him nomenal results. These experiences,
conditions affect our plants as they that the variety was not well estab- aided by many publications upon the Tobacco.Special .
do the tobacco. There is a flavor lished, and I have not changed my subject, so advertised the value of -
about an orange grown in a particular opinion. I got buds then and have srays that much more spraying was
locality that you do not find else the trees growing on my place. done in the state this year than ever Tobacco Fertilizer.
where. Men who look into these before. But it has so happened, probably Editor Farmer and Pruit-Grower.
things are finding this out. I agree Spraying as an Insurance. because of the dry spring, that Yours of the 3oth ult. received ; in
with Mr. Anderson, that Orange Lake few invasions of enemies have oc-
reply will that the tobacco fertilizer
is of the say
Spraying only one requi-
has a monopoly of the Pineapple or curred this and have
sites to in fruit sprays generally referred to is not "purely vegetable" -
success raising. Spray
given small results.
ange.W. ing has come into use so quickly, andso as you say, but mainly so, as
: S. Hart.-I would like a little much of the attention of teachers There has now arisen, therefore, stated in my publicationsplantsneed (
more information about Boone's Early.I and experimenters has been given to considerable indifference, or even op- some mineral).
have been given the impression that it that many people have come to position to spraying, and I expect to I am not prepared to say whether
the tree is a poor grower. I should look upon it as the means of salva see much less of it"next spring. If, Cubans use altogether Peruvian guano
like to hear from those who have had tion of our orchards. If spraying is then, next year should be prolific in ; rather doubt it. They use mostly .
experience as to this. to have the effect of obscuring or depreciating insects and fungous diseases, there compost, if anything.
W. H. H. Holdridge-I have a the importance of good will be a few orchards here and there There is no other special cigar leaf
number of Boone's Early trees, and cultivation and fertilizing, then it which will reward the forethought of fertilizer on the market that is to be
find them very strong growers. Atone might better never have come into the owner, and very many others will relied on in Florida, however well
year from the planting several of being. Trees must grow before they be monuments of the results of ne they may be suited to other soils
my trees bore, but did not sustain can bear and this growth depends glect.It and climates. Different climates and
their character for earliness in tha upon food and proper conditions of is a common fault of farmers soils require different elements of
first bearing; they were not fit to eat soil more than it does upon the accident that they draw their conclusions from plant food for cigar leaf.
early and did not ripen until mid-sea- of immunity from insects and the behavior or experiences of each Please observe note on page 137,
fungi. There are four fundamental recurring season and do not consider (note 2, p. 121 Bulletin No. 30 station
son.Mr.. Hubbard-The specimens o f operations upon which all permanent the aggregate results of a series of Lake Cityshowing) the blunder Cubansare
this variety which I saw at Sanford success in mcst kinds of orchard cul- years. Every operation should rest making in Florida. They may
some years ago, at the time it was ture depends, and I think their im upon some fundamental reason, or learn better at their own expense but
named by the executive committee, portance lies in the order in which 1 I philosophy, rather than upon any sin- will charge it to Florida.
gave evidence of being a strong hybrid name them : Tilling fertilizing, pruning gle half-understood experience. Wishing you a prosperous new year,
with the grape fruit. The characterof spraying. Spraying is the last to A fruit grower wrote as follows last and hoping you will command my '
the fruit was quite diverse; most o f be understood, but this fact should not July : "You are always advising services when needed.
the specimens were light coloredwith obscure the importance of the other people to spray their orchards. All F. B. MOODIE.
calyx quite distinct. Some of them three. my neighbors spent much time and Lake City, Fla.
resembled the Maltas quite closely. There are always elements of risk i in money last spring in spraying, but I Following is the note referred to:
Some of them had hardly any seed the growing of fruit. The chief of these did not spray, and my fruit is as good "The effect of limestone on tobacco
and were of fine texture but other is frost, a difficulty which will neve as theirs." should be better understood. Betweenthe
were coarse and quite seedy. The be completely under our control. The "I do not doubt your experience," lower silurian and upper carboniferous
fruit, as examined at that time, did second great element of risk is the injury I replied, "this has been a dry year, strata there are many different
not' seem to be thoroughly established. wrought by insects and fungi, and and there has been little scab fungus, limestones,which differentiate the soils
I think it would take culture and the greater part of this injury can be but you should have insured your orchard by their disintegration. I see that
selection to establish the seedless and averted by the sprays. Now it is im against probable loss by spray- some Cuban experts are looking for
early sweetening type of the fruit be- possible to foretell by any considers ing it." calcareous surface rock as indication


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of tobacco lands that will give com- to those of Cuba. The Vuelta, gating the causes which led to the The Family Garden.
bustivity. They will find, perhaps too when well grown and properly curedis effects of different fertilizing elementson
late, that the Andean oolite rocks of highly aromatic in flavor, and is the composition and combustibilityof H. G. HASTINGS
Cuba affect the soil quite differentlyfrom therefore much valued for fillers. tobacco. The corroborative con The greater part of the South has
the massive!; rotten limestone of The Sumatra, which had its origin clusions of foreign investigators are seen great depression the past few
Florida. In a future publication this from the Cuban seed of the Vuelta cited, and the ratio of chlorine to years through poor crops, low prices
relation of geology to botany, as it Abajo district in Cuba, is a superior potash in the ashes of the principal and freezes. It has been and is noir
affects different types of tobacco, will variety for wrappers. As the leading cultivated plants in the tobacco-pro- an era of "hard times" in many sec-
be more fully discussed." tobacco syndicates of Florida have ducing sections are given. He finds tions. The farmers of the South have
.. their own seedbeds, it is not un- that broomsedge and old field pine been living under a condition of affairs
The Tobacco Industry In Florida.In likely that some new hybrid varietywill contain a relatively large proportionof that has made them poorer each
addition to its two-page adver be originated that will be equally chlorin, and hence he justifies the year. They have for years put all
tisement of Florida, the Farm and Fire- valuable for wrappers. practice of allowing old fields to grow their work and energy into a crop to
side is publishing occasional articlesof "The Director of the State Experi up in sedge and pine, the implication ship away and sell and buy their meat,
value on her industries. The latestis ment Station, at Lake City, could ad being that these plants remove a large flour, meal, etc., with the proceeds.Of .
one with the above title from an ap- vantageously take up this much-to-be- portion of the chlorin, which is be- late years the proceeds have not
parent authority on the subject, from desired work, as well as that pertain- lieved to have an unfavorable effecton been sufficient, and a debt from yearto
which the following paragraphs are ing to fertilization, so well begun by the combustibility of tobacco. year has hung over the hard-working
taken : Dr. W. Frear, Chemist of the Pennsyl. Whatever my be the cause of defective farmers of our section. Legislation
The importance of prime seed of vania Experiment Station, who has combustion, there is every reason to will not overthrow the conditions that
the kinds best adapted to the black compounded the following formula fora believe that efficient work on the part now surround us, but there is one
and heavy hammock lands, suitable special tobacco fertilizer, which has of the experiment stations will soon plain, common-sense remedy that can
for growing the heavier grades for proved to be one of great excellence : lead to the discovery of the cause and : be adopted by every Southern farmer,
wrappers and cutters, or the light, Dissolved boneblack, 880 pounds; the formulation of a remedy. and that is simply raising, so far as
sandy, pine lands, for producing the carbonate of potash and magnesia, 715 .*.-. possible, everything that your family
claro shades, which, when the leavesare pounds ; and cottonseed meal, 1,350 Mrs. Julia D. Tuttle, of Miami, has and stock consumes, on your own
properly cured, are compartivelyfree pounds per acre. At the Louisiana recently had re-surveyed some of her farm. There are few sections in the
from nicotine, can hardly be over- Experiment Station cotton.s=ed meal landed interests on Biscayne Bay. In South where the farmer cannot grow
estimated. Major R. L. Ragland, has also been found to be a valuable one tract were twenty thousand acres three-fourths of his living on his own
proprietor of the Hyco (Va.) Tobacco fertilizer, for in a comparison of the and in another twelve thousand, which farm. Whatever time and acreage he
Seed Farm (now deceased), and who nitrogen in cottonseed meal with that will soon be put on the market. This has after his family is provided for can
was famed for producing pedigree seed, in a mixture of nitrate of soda, sulphate comprises only a portion of her land in be put into cash crops, such as cotton,
did so by thinning out the seedcapsuleson of ammonia, dried blood and this county. With the exception of and whatever this brings in will be
the stalk, so that the whole force of fish scraps, the yield was larger with the railroad and canal companies, she clear. It will be a cash crop insteadof
the plant was directed to the formationof the cottonseed meal. The value of is the largest land-ower in Dade coun- a debt crop, as is usually the case.
fewer seeds of higher vitality; sucfi, this substance in increasing the yieldof ty.-Indian River Advocate. The farmer who raises tht greater
in fact, as would transmit their pecu- wrappers is also shown by the experiments .. part of his living on his own farm is
liar good qualities.As made last year by ProfessorE. -- practically independent of hard times.
to varieties, Prof. J. B. Lee, of H. Jenkins, Chemist of the Connecticut An important shipment of nursery The family garden both North and
the State experiment station, of Louisiana State Experiment Station. The stock to Jamaica was made by the South, is the most neglected of any of
J reports that on bright mulatto, largest yield of wrappers, 1,330 pounds, Reasoner Brothers last week. A large the farm work, and there is nothing
} subsoil the obtained collection of every available sort of that will better in and
sandy soil, with red clay was by using 2,720 poundsof pay .
largest yield was made by Hester, cottonseed meal and 1,444 poundsof citrus trees, including orange, lemon, quality of food and general good
followed by Ragland Improved, suita- cotton-hull ashes per acre. pomelo and citron, on six sorts of health than this same often-despised
ble for fine, yellow wrappers. The I An impression prevails to some extent -! stocks, all of which was wanted as family vegetable garden.
!) heavier, red, sandy soil was found to I in Central and Southern Florida tests and for comparative trials by the Some farmers call a few collards, a
I be suitable for the White Burley and that the tobaccos grown there are deficient Colonial Government.-Manatee Ad dozen or so scrawny cabbages and a

l for Oronoko tobacco. The Vuelta in burning qualities, and attribute vocate. _... _. ten-foot-square turnip patch a gardenand
11 Abajo is, however, most in demandfor I it to the absence of lime in the expect that to furnish them fresh
planting on thin lands, or where soil. The chemist of the Maryland It is said that a "Keely Institute"is vegetables for a year. Such a gardenis
I the climate conditions are very simi- experiment station has been investi to fee established in Florida. better than none, but it is not farr

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from nothing. If we of the South on rich moist
grown exceedingly soil.
into the
lived calculations of many farmers. manure heats and burns or fire fangs,
as we ought, vegetables would The Gilt Edge is far
to : of them
form half of our living. We could do others. Most plant a small area to and the cow manure hardens and
nothing to improve our general health CABBAGE.-For produce a supply for home consump cakes, and when he wants to use
and keep in first-class condition more Crop and Long Island Early Wakefield use, Sure tion, but very few have undertakento either pile one is worthless and the
; I grow them as a market On other will take him his hired
than by the free use of vegetable food. second early Surehead and SuccesS crop. or man
You will have less use for the doctor sion. For late to stand hot i the black lands it is not easy to grow considerable time to get it in a pulverized -

and druggist if you have a good all- sun, there is nothing crops better than the potatoes. Only the poorer varieties, i state so that it will be availableto
such the
around garden and use from it every Florida Drumhead. as Bermudas, the Brazilian plants immediately, or else he will
day. yam, Southern Queen, etc., will do throw it on to the ground in chunks
CucuMBER.-The White Spine varieties -: any good. The yellow and let the
Georgia, or plants chew at the
Here in the South, where fresh and the Improved Greenare I
veg- Long Tennessee
yams, produce only vines surface and get what they can, and
etables are a possibility almost recommended.
every and.no tubers. The result of planting then wonder why the crop did not do
day in the year there is no excuse for COLLARDS. you will insist on the vineless or bunch better.
not having such a garden, and you growing collards, the Whitehead will waxy lands has not been yam givenout. upon
cannot do better in the beginning of be found far better than the old Geor- We have reason yet to better Now this is the way I workit, or let
1896 than to begin the season's farm- gia or Southern variety. results from other varieties expect of the my hens work it : I wheel the manure

ing operations with a garden. EGG PLANT.-Improved Large Pur- On sandy soils of Eastern Texas yam.the !. from the horse stall and spread it behind -

One of our customers in a personaltalk ple Thornless. Gulf region, and of the Cross Timber, the cow's, after the stables are
one day this fall said to us : "For LETTucE.-Drumhead Cabbage and regions of North Texas there is cleaned. Horse manure (with more
every dollar I have ever spent for fertilizer Florida Header. question of the success of the no or less of the bedding of leaves,whicha
and seed for I have yam. good farmer will always have
my garden IUSKMELoN.-Banquet, New Orleans Our personal knowledge of the on
gotten back five;" and his ground will 11 l Market, Nixon and Texas Can- of this delicious tuber leads us success to- | hand), is dry, and will absorb the

stand about as much fertilizing as any nonball. All of these are of good say that farmers who have suitable urine from the cow's as well as anything
we know of in the Southern States flavor and resist insects and sunscald soil should plant a few in it i I ever tried. After it has been
acres to
This man lives in Florida and has his well. produce a for market. We knowof there long enough to get thoroughly
garden the year round. It pays him \V ATERMELON.-For home use thereis several crop enterprising farmers saturated; throw it out with the cow

and hundreds of thousands of other nothing better than Tinker, Semi- Pilot Point whose in near manure into a shed that is boarded up
farmers.As nole and Delaware. reached in value potato crop 1894 high enough so the hens can't scratchit
$150 The
individual tastes differ,so should MUSTARD.Chinese and Giant 1 same land planted in per cotton acre.would I all about the yard and set the hensto

the kinds of vegetables vary in the Curled. not exceed in value $16 to $18. In work mixing and pulverizing it, and
different gardens. It would be impossible ONION.-If you want good onionsuse conversation with Mr. Simpson when you need a load for any crop all

to give you directions as to the Bermuda White or Red. For few days since, h.e stated that he a you have to do is to back your cart up
time of planting in all of the Southern onions for pulling green, the White bushels of yellow produced and throw it in, and it will fall to a
States. The time must be accordingto :Multiplier, which must be grown from an acre in 1894, and the past yams his on fine powder by the time you get it into
your latitude. sets, is very desirable. the row or on the ground to plow in.
crop yielded bushels and he
We would simply recommend a few PEAS.-John L. for early, Bliss considers 1895 175 as one of the, If there was any foul seed in it or any .
varieties of each kind that have proven Everbearing for second, and Southern years he has known for poorest wasted grain your hen got it, and you
best adapted to Southern gardens. Queen for late and long bearing. account of the long continued potatoes drouthof on are so much better off and while the

ASPARAGUS.-We would urge the POTAToEs.-For early, Laurel; second August and September. The valueof hen is scratching for you she is not
use of two-year-old roots of the Palmetto 1 1- Rural New Yorker No. 2 ; late, his for times only getting part of her living, but she
1894 ten
variety. You can get a crop i ia in Dakota Red. greater than crop the value of was similar is working off some of that surplus fat

short time without waiting for two PUMPKIN.-Green Striped Cashaw acre planted in cotton.any The and getting ready to lay you a third
or three years on seedling plants. and Tennessee Sweet Potato. 1895 his year more eggs in a year than she will if
BEANS.-Of the wax varieties we RADISH.-Glass, Long Scarlet and crop six acres brought more in per acrethan she is shut up in a dry, sandy, hot
prefer Rust-proof Golden and Wardwell's Scarlet Button. -Texas any Farm and Ranch.planted cotton. yard and fed on corn, and does noth

Kidney Wax; of the gree Q- SQuAsH.-Early and Yellow ing. My barnyard is made chicken-
podded varieties, Excelsior Refugee Bush and Boston Marrow. proof,and has communication with my
Emperor William and Valentine. TOMATO.-Redfield Beauty Long Handling Manure. hen yard, so all I have to do is to

Lazy Wife's is a good pole variety, Keeper and Dwarf Champion. I shove a slide door and my hens are at

and any of the bush Limas are valuable TURNIPS.-White Egg, Purple or I From the Southern Ruralist. work ; or if I want to use the barnyard -

in the garden. Red Top and Breadstone.-Southern: NEW SMYRNA, FLA., Nov. 25. drive the hens to their own yard,

BEETS.-Eclipse, Lentz and Crimson Ruralist. If a man keeps one or more horses and shut the slide door, and I have
King are all desirable varieties for .. and cows I have generally noticed; them. How I pity the poor man who
a Southern garden. If you are subjectto Sweet Potatoes as a Diversifler.Dd that he throws the manure from each: has hens in his feed house, horse

drought the Long Smooth Blood value of a good sized patch of in separate piles, as it is more handy, mangers pig pens, garden and everywhere -
resists the effects of dry weather. sweet potatoes as a means of diversifying especially if they are kept In separatestables. but where they should be.

CAULIFLOWER. Should only be upon the farm does not enter The result is that the horse FLORIDIAN BY ADOPTION..


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Poultry.Edited MEW MAMMOTH
Wheat, barley, oats and corn, namedin to be the time when the bee bringsher .
....................... .. .. Poultry Guide for 1898 Finest
----- -- ---------- the order of their value first load of
are good honey, when the colony book ever published contain nearly: 100
by 8.8. DeLANOY,Apopka, Ha. poultry. foods. Wheat heads the list is in a normal condition. The ex- pages all houses printed, tan in remedies colon plans and for bedpoultry
as the richest in the phosphate mineral periment which I tried this A for all diseases and how to make po lull
was -, and gardening pi.!. Sent post paid for 15c,
Is Our Poultry Degeneraning? and nitrogenous principles so necessary black queen was removed from the ;' John Bawdier,Jr.,box 31 Freeport, HI.

A writer in the Rural New Yorker for building up and repairing the colony, and an Italian queen intro-

argues that modern poultry is subjectto waste to which the laying hen is sub- duced in her place, about the middleof THE IMPROVED
far more disease than it was two or ject. June. The date was marked on VICTOR
three generations ago, and continues: 4 the hive, and as the zest day thereafter -
The greatest source of weak constitu- Poultry Pointers.Do arrived, a careful watch was keptto INCUBATORHatches
tion is the heresy that has passed cur see when the first Italian bee .. 0 .
not confine your poultry keep- __ Chickens by Steam.
rent and is still sound doc- I Absolutely aelfre.ulatin..
taught as hatched. When the first Italian bee
ing to hens alone. Diversity is justas The simplest most reliable.
trine, that hens should be killed off desirable in this as in other farm had emerged from the cell a careful Catalogue and cheapest flrst-class Hatchet
-- In the market. Circulars fire
after the second year. We breed from practices. Besides ducks lay more watch was again kept of the hive 'o 4 cents OBOe ERTEJb&CO.Quiacrt UV
fowls too young. A hen in her third than do hens and sell higher. see when the first Italian bee took its ..
year and a cock of the same age, if And about Christmas there is alwaysa flight. This happened about 2 o'clock
both are healthy and vigorous, will, all dearth of good fat geese in the mar- in the afternoon, seven days later, whena HATCH CHICKENS !l &:

other things being equal, produce the few Italian bees came out for a play '. Excelsior Incubator
most vigorous chicks. Hens will lay ket.As for spring chickents, they have spell, but in less than an hour all had ,- .....,. "Bip ink.,.,ThouundilaiMMM-Pirftet, 8.v-II,.
rut operation. GuarutMato
well .to five and six of I
up years age; not appeared near common table; returned, and none but black bees were hitch a luftr perocBltf of
have known which exceeded that fertile Ct at (MI oft tan
some for a hard season the poultry business seen going to and from the hive. As anr ether HMcher. L.rset
Cocks will retain vigor to nearlythe the the number of Ital CtreolmfrM.Scad priooi flriMUu Htubtr
age. be regarded as somewhat thrifty days passed on te.for made. GEO. II. STA1IL
of may Him. Cmlogu*. 114$I.Y..itl st,QIWl'",01.
same age. Probably out twenty either for the first or second hands. ians increased at each play spell (about:
specimens not' one-third will come up The familiar idea is that ducks cannotbe 2 o'clock on each pleasant day), but r
to the required standard, but from hurt by water, but the best English none having the Italian markings were
these we should breed. It need not authority says ducklings cannot seen, except at these play spells, until
be said that we inbreed too much; stand being wet the backtheyare the sixteenth day after the first Italian e
fancy is too much consulted, and vigorof even more susceptible to injury in hitched. At this time a few came in
constitution is not a point. If we this way than young chickens. Noris with pollen and honey, commencingto
we will spare the vigorous old hens, work at about After this
10 a. m.
a pond or stream of water necessaryto I X L THEM ALL
and around the old
change vigorous the
grow ducksr The Rankin farm number of Italian honey gatherers
cocks, or effect an exchange, or pur- raises ducklings increased, while the number of blacks QUALITY TELLS
chase old cocks which show the stamina with no 10,000 water to bathe or every swim year in., decreased, until the 45th day after the THE BEST

we shall assist the constitution of The English authority says they get last black bee was hatched, when nota STEEL MILL.
our fowls in bettering itself; but if we much fatter and are nicer for eating black bee was to be found in or STRONGEST STEEL TOWER. No long story
here. !Send for catalogue and
and the of prices.
continue inbreeding use about the hive.If .
purposes if they are not allowed any I PHELPS BIGElOW WIND MILL CO., I e
young cocks and hens, we shall see water except to drink.Apiary.. the above is correct, and I believe .Kalamazoo Hlchlffaa. ,

further deterioration.Old _S. it is, it will be seen that the eggs --- -.- -- '. --
hens lay larger eggs than young for our honey gatherers must be laid

fowls ; they may not lay quite so by the queen thirty-seven days beforeour WOVEN S FENCEOver

many in the year, but if eggs sold by .........,... - main honey harvest if we would The best on Earth. Bom high,
the pound, they would be more profit- Edited by. A. F. BROWN. San Mateo, Fla. secure the best results from our bees; Styles Bull You can make from Chicken 40
able than younger hens. The old as it takes twenty-one days from the \to'60 rod per day for from
hen, generally, is a better winter layer To whom all communications relating to thi time the egg is laid to the time the bee Illustrated 14 to 220.Catalogue a Rod.F.1...
than hens of the breed. department should be sent. KITSELMAM BROS.,
young same emerges from the cell, and this addedto <1 Rldgeville., Indiana.
The larger egg leaves more room the sixteen makes thirty-seven days.
for the chick to develop, and gives At What Age do Bees Gather The above is applicable to any por-

more vitality, and the chick is hatched I Honey ? tion of the country where a certain

under more favorable circumstances.Our The above heading may be thought flora produces the larger part of the which were at work there, building
poultry shows should give the old by some to be of little interest, but as honey crop. To be sure, the bees comb and depositing honey. After
fowls a chance, offering prizes that it has much to do with the surplus from the time they are three days old, this I used an observatory hive containing .
excluded fowls under four years, and honey we secure, I thought a few help to perform the labors of the hive, but one comb. In this I also
in other ways encouraging the conservation words on the subject might not be such as building comb, feeding the had black bees as field bees, and
of the very best old birds. amiss May seem to suppose that larvae, evaporating the nectar, etc.; young Italians for the inside work.
Give the old hen a show and she the bee is capable of going to the fieldto hence are of much value toward secur- By watching the entrance through the

will vindicate herself; but if we con- gather honey as soon as it emerges ing the crop of honey, if we have glass I could see the loaded bees come
tinue in the present path, it will not from the cell, or in three or four daysat plenty of older bees besides, but other in, and when one came on the side
be long before poultry will be too least, but some facts prove that theydo wise all hatching after the middle of next to me I could easily see ,what it
delicate of constitution to be profitable. not. Bees may be forced to go to the honey harvest are of little use, so did with its load of honey. The bee
the fields for pollen and honey at the far as our honey crop is concerned. would pass along the comb till it came
.* age of five or six days old, but when Another thing which is ascertainedby to a young bee, when it would put out
Keep Them Soratohing. the colony is in a normal condition,as these experiments was that the its tongue towards the young bee. If
Fowls which have a free range of it always should be to store honey to bees which gather the honey are not this bee had no load it would take the
wood and field instinctively select what the best advantage, the bee is sixteen the ones which deposit it in the cells.I honey, but if it had our field bee must
meets their physical requirements. Under days old before it gathers honey. If was reading in one of the papers try again, till one is found that could
the circumstances; in a conditionof we take combs of brood just hatchingand not long ago how the loaded bees take the load, when it was given up to
freedom, a fowl travels a great distance place them in a hive without any from the fields carried their honey it. The field bee then rested a. little
in effect, before it gets all the bees,as is frequently done to introducea easily to the top of a four-story hive. while when it would go for another
I food it needs, being on foot all day. valuable queen, we will see young This was used as an argument in load. Thus it will be seen that any
J The nearer one can come to nature m bees not over five or six days old go favor of placing the empty combs on entrance leading direct to the surplus
treating poultry in confinement the to the field, being compelled to go for top of the full ones, instead of raisingup arrangement, as was formerly made in
better. Nature does not feed in bulk. water, pollen, etc., because there is the second or third story and many hives, is no use, but,on the contrary .

Grain grows high on slender stalks, none of an older age to go; but this placing them between the full combs, is a positive damage, as in coldor
swayed by every puff of air. A hen, does not prove that bees of that a e as is usually recommended by those cool nights it causes the bees to
if she had free access to growing oats, usually do so, any more than the ex- using the tiering up plan. As far as leave the sections from allowing too
would have to jump up and down until periment of feeding twenty pounds of the loaded bees are concerned it much cold air to enter them. To
exhausted before she could eat oats to honey to bees confined to the hive before makes no difference, as will be seen secure the best results it is necessaryto
repletion. Indeed,she would have to one pound of wax is produced, when I state that on the fifteenth day be fully acquainted with all of the
J stop long before she could fill her crop. proves that it always takes twenty after the first Italian hatched, when minor points of interest about the
L' The lesson of this is, whenever you pounds of honey to produce one poundof none but black bees were seen goingin bees, so that, we may combine them
1 feed grain to fowls scatter it far and comb. I have conducted several and out at the entrance, I found all to bear on that which will producethe

I''I : wide among short, dry litter of some experiments since I kept bees to ascertain that by taking off the cover and exam- most honey in these times of close

i t sort, so that they will have to hunt the age at which bees gather the ining the sections that scarce a black competition and low prices.-American

I -' and scratch for it, the more the better, first honey, and as each has proven bee was in them, but all were Italians Bee Keeper. .., > ,
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Some women find a great deal of SCOTT'S 1
trouble in using paper patterns while
; F. W. Goucher,representing a New Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS I others meet no difficulty. -have
York commission house who was in St. CARBO-DIGESTIVE!
Thomas. Fla. loaned a pattern of a wrapper, that ?
? Punta Gorda'this week returning from .
simplest of garments to make, and
a trip to Myers and Sanibel, says the Gossip. had it returned with the complaint COMPOUND.Positively

tomato crop on Sanibel Island this that "the sleeves didn't set right and .

year is conservatively estimated at 50- GEO. W. HASTINGS.At the back seams didn't lie smoth."
oou crates, covering about 150 acres "But didn't follow directions "
a church sewing circle before you ,
the one Remedy for the treat-
cold in the
of land. The recent
snap the ladies had fairly got down to work I reply. Did you make a pencil ment of
middle and northern sections of the
one of them, known for her gossiping mark for every perforation and cut
State will give the coast producers a habit said : each notch in the cloth just where it NERVOUS EXHAUSTION,
chance net good returns. Sooneror
"Oh the did was in the pattern ?
by know
way, you
I later l truckers as well as fruit -
growers that Mrs. So-and-so had-" beginningto Invariably the answer is that the Simple and Aggravated forms of
are bound to learn that extreme
borrower "didn't
know that such little
South Florida is the best and the safest report some scandal. made Dyspepsia and Palpitation of the Heart
"No, I had not heard it," quickly things a difference.
country on earth.-Punta Gorda Her- replied a good old mother in Israel. At the outset the home dressmakermust

ald.The "I think if we watched our own failingswe remember that it is the little details Does your food sour after eating? Are
general superintendent of the that make the difference between confused and
would have but little time to recount you easily excited ? Do
Florida East Coast Hotel System this the lapses of others. the work of amateur and professional you get up in the morning tired and un-

week ordered forty cases of the famous This discreet reply put a damper on dressmakers. mouth freshed? and with a bad taste in the

wines manufactured by E. Dubois, gossip for the remainder of the even. In starting to make a dress, first Is there a dull cloudy sensation, attended -
manager of the San Luis Vineyards, study carefully the pattern and the by disagreeable feelings in the
two miles south of this city. These ing.It is incomprehensible how many printed directions, which if they were head and eyes?

wines are to be served at the Poncede good; people even, are given to this not necessary would not be there. Are you irritable and restless ?

Leon, Alcazar, Cordova, Royal sin, for it is a sin, and a heinous one, Select lining materials of quality good to Does your for breath heart thump after climbing and cause you
Poinciana and Palm Beach Inn. Four and the retailing of an evil report sel- enough not to stretch and draw out gasp stairs? a flIghtof

brands of the San Luis wines have also dom gets beyond the third person of shape, and do not try to economizeby Does it distress vou to lie on the left
been ordered for the Tampa Bay without interpolation or misapplications using old linings over again. Put side? -

Hotel, and it is said these are the only that almost entirely change the the patterns on to linings and materIals Have you impaired memory, dimnessof
domestic wines used by that great original statement and to the detri- according to directions which forebodings> vision, depression? of mind and gloomy

hostelry. Mr. Dubois has attained ment of the subject. will say either a lengthwise fold or These symptoms mean that you are
considerable note as a wine producer, Being a ready listener to an evil report with central lines of perforations on a suffering from Dyspepsia and Nervous
and, is demonstrating the possibilitiesof > of another implies a readiness to straight thread of the goods. Exhaustion.
Florida in that direction.Tall a- extend it, and makes the hearer par- Now here is a point where the There is no other remedy extant that
has done so much for this class of troubles -
ha,Bean. ticeps criminis. home dressmaker falls. She will say asSCOTT'S

What the activity of the 150 large The proper thing to do when one to herself "If I twist the cloth just a

factories, estimated by Internal Reve- hears a neighbor defamed, is to ask tidy bit"I can get this part out without CARBO-DIGESTIVE
nue Collector Worth to be in opera- the retailer if they have been to the piecing, and then she spoils her dress

tion here, means may be inferred from subject and got his or her version oft because she will not take a little extra CO iP00ND.

the following figures, gathered from or to say, "I shall go right to the rouble.-Our Orange Homes.

the custom house records : For the individual implicated with this state .. If your case has resisted the usual

fiscal year ending July i, 1895, the ment, as a friend, and get an explana- Uses of Cheese Cloth. methods of treatment we are particularly
anxious to have this
tion or refutation and tell her or him yon give compounda
total receipts were $625,864.84 the
; The popularity of cheese cloth as a trial.
expenditures 2553058. For the who was my informant. The reply We relief in
household article increases rather than guarantee every case and
five months from July to November, will probably be-"Oh, you must not diminishes. From trimming windows will cheerfully refund your money shouldour
tell her for the world. I would not remedy fail to produce the most
inclusive the receipts were $311295.74 grat
toilet; stand, and in bag form for hold-
for anything have her know that it ifying
the expenditures
; $11,093.44an from ing soiled linen, it stretches itself upon Please remember that the appellation
exhibit which shows conclusively came me. my lady's lap as an apron while she Patent Medicine does not apply to

enough that Tampa is holding her own "Others there are who tell you much; works the delicate doily for her cut- Scott's Carbo-Digestive Compound.It .

and a little more. The annual outputof I caution you beware of such; glass finger bowl, or she may be pol is a prescription put up by a leading
these factories may safely be valuedat Without reserve tell all they know; ishing those very bits of glass to mir physician who has made stomach and
$7,000,000. The fish business is Without reserve they'll speak of you." ror brilliancy with a coaser quality, nervous troubles a specialty for years.
worth over $200,000 a year to a city silver china clean. We court investigation and earnestlyurge
or rubbing drying
In a Southern village the ladies all physicians to write us for the
which ships barrels in twelve per-
30,000 ing brasses wiping floors
washing formula of SCOTT'S CARBO-DIGES-
the effects of
months, at an average of $7 per barrel, ceiving retailingevil windows, shining bronzes, dusting TIVE COMPOUND, which we will mailon
and pays $60,000 a year in freight and reports, formed themselves in to bric-a-brac, and so on through the application, that they may satisfy
express charges for the privilege.- an Anti-Gossiping Society, the chief list. For use in the kitchen, one themselves of its harmless character and
Tampa Tribune. article in their by-laws being a pledge progressive housekeeper declares thatit excellent virtues.
that where had ofa
they good to
Branching off from this topic, Mr. no say has removed a life-long burdenthe Scott's Carbo-Digestive CompoundIs
would hold their
Fabyan expressed his unshaken confidence The person they for peace. always greasy dish-cloth. Greaseis the most remarkable remedy that
in the orange business. He society was kept up some quickly routed by this beneficent science has produced. It has succeeded
referred to the terrible freeze which in time, but the tendency of life-long material. A little hot water and soap where all other remedies have failed.

1818 swept away all the orange grovesin habit was too great for permanency. sends it out of its fibers with celerity.It Sold by druggists everywhere. $1.00
bottle. Sent to address in
Italy, and said that Italy recoveredin Every gossiper would be horrifiedat is used for dish-towels, scrub-cloths, America per of any
on receipt price.
three years. Why should not Flor- the thought of stealing her neigh- bread-cloths, dusters, strainers, coffee- Don't forget that we cheerfully refund
ida do as well? he asked.. He thinkswe bor's purse or spoons, or apparel, but bags, and even tea-bags, when the tea your money if results are not satisfacto-
will do even better, and he is so will deliberately steal the most precious -! ball is out of order or has not yet put ry. Order direct if your druggist does
sanguine in his views that he is not possession-a good name-and in appearance among the family sil- not have it.Address. .
thank God they are not theives.Of all orders to
hesitating at any reasonable expensein ver. Little bags with a thread run in
the rehabilitation of his groves. The the great evils that pervade society to draw up and wind around the neck CONCORD CHEMICAL MFG. CO.
renewal of the groves will eliminatethe few, if any, are more productiveof are a substitute for the tea ball and ,
common varieties of orange and harm than the evil of gossiping, and make a cleanly method of makingtea. TOPEKA KAS.
For sale by J. Eo Kirk &Co.,Main and For.
give us hereafter only the finer quali- yet it wears the garb of respectability, Sash curtains, no less than syth streets,Jacksonville.
ties, which will always bring good and the gossiper is in good standingin longer drapery, prove how a small

prices. In other words, nobody now all the churches. expenditure may be put to good and 500 BOOKS ETC. FREE"
will bud with common stock, but only --mss S durable purpose. Very fine and ,

with fine varieties. Mr. Fabyan him- Col. J. H. Hogan's orange grove smooth cheese cloth, without the familiar tiful Send souvenir ten cents of the and Cotton get by States return and mail International a beau

self proposes to grow only early and yielded a full crop of fine oranges this black speck, can be painted in Exposition, postage prepaid and your
late varieties and leave the mid-winter year. He will ship the bulk of his water color, large flowers, conven- name or Commerce's and address special printed"in fait the Order Atlanta Directory"that Journal

markets to his neighbors and the grow crop this month and expects to get tionalized by being easily accom. mil go to exhibitors and hundreds of mail.
order firms who will send books,
ers of fruits of ordinary quality.- fancy prices.-Cavaveral item in Florida plished by stretching the stuff over a I papers, etc., FREE. you sample,

Leesburg Commercial. Star. frame without a back, and painting i in JOt7RN..u.olCO. Atlanta IMH2CR,'iLr .



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air, so to speak. Cabinet makers use SEVEN RECIPES. agagQaggGOagQQQQQw OQOQOOO OOgOg gg g ggggggQOQ

it entirely to oil furniture, providingthreecloths -- O
I II Some are Saving of Eggs-All Are
in set-one to rub gI
Old Fashioned Rules.
on the oil, one to rub it off, and a I Scrifoner'sfor F

third for polishing purposes. For The following may not be new to (]

baby's face it is soft, and for towels everybody, but they are worth reviving -

and squares it is recommended espe- : I
, cially. The capacity to hold water MRS. HUNT'S LEMON PIE.

makes cheese cloth or cotton material The ingredients for this pie are one (o)

less, irritating to chafing skins than heaping tablespoonful of cornstarch, c) Frank R. Stockton has a Christmas love story which bears a

linen.-Prairie Farmer. one cup of boiling water, one cup of o characteristic title-"The Staying Power of Sir Rohan. Its
t o illustrations are quaint and exactly suitable.
sugar, one egg, one tablespoonful of A A thrilling Detective tory by C. E. Carry entitled "The
butter and one small lemon. o River Syndicate," perhaps equalling Sherlock Holmes' best
Care of Gloves.In o work. Illustrated.
unless abso- Moisten the cornstarch with a little o Joel Chandler Harris' characteristic tale of a faithful slave-
buying gloves never, 3 "The Colonel's Nigger IJog."
lutely necessary, buy cheap ones. Few cold water, then add a cup of boiling o Other Christmas stories are "A White Blot," by Henry Van
stir this 13 Dyke, a: poetic and imaginative tale of
water; over the fire for two a picture (illustrated);
articles are so unsatisfactory as poor A "Heroism of Landers," by A. S. Piers (illustrated) and."Hop3 -
gloves, for no matter how trifling the or three minutes, allowing it to boil, !(-) per's Old Man," by R. C. V Meyers.Sentimental .
and cook the starch add the butter
cost, it is money wasted. When pur- ;
and sugar, and take the mixture from
chasing, see that they do not pull I
and soft the fire. When slightly cooled addan Tommy
white in any of the seams, are
and pliable to the touch. If they are egg well beaten and the juice and (')

buttoned gloves, spare a few minutesto grated rind of a fresh lemon. This g By J. M. Barrie.
makes one pie and should be baked
the buttons as it is an-
very with the crust. Those who have read (and who has not 1)) "The little Minister -
noying to find when about to use o and A Window In Thrums" can anticipate what Mr.
them button loose CREAM CAKE OR PIE. A Barrie's "Sentimental Tommy" will be:
a or missing.Vhen I ci: It is said to be the chief serial in SCRIB ER.'S for 1896, begin- "

putting on gloves for the first time, insert Three eggs, one cup of sugar, one c() ning in the January number.

the fingers first, stroking them cup of flour, one teaspoonful of baking

down evenly before inserting the powder. Beat the whites and yolks I Two Years for $4.50SCRIBNER'S

I thumb. In hot weather gloves are apt of the eggs separately, and stir all to-

I to become sticky and greasylooking.This gether as quickly as possible. Have g
MAGAZINE costs$3 ooa Tear, but new subscribers -
can be avoided by first powder- the batter three. uarters of an inch o can have all the numbers for 1895 and a year's subscription I .

ing the hands with corn starch, or thick, and put in one large or two b o for 1896 SCRIBNER'SMAG for$.I co. ZIREis going to be. better next year than

other powder. Button the second small pans. When the cake is cold A ever. It i iot going to have new features. Its publishers are not
satisfied with successes. It "EO "E-
button first, and lastly the first one. split it and put in the filling made as ((3 deserve the confidence past of the reading purposes public.to more thoroughly

In drawing off the gloves do it so as follows: Cook together two and a o o The History Serial-"Last Quarter Century in the United
Stateswill be continued. Just now it is approaching a period
to turn them inside out and leave themso half cups of milk, (four even teaspoonfuls A of absorbing interest to the present generation-the first admin-
awhile until they are perfectly dry. of sugar and two tablespoonfuls of o istration SCRIBNER'S of President MAGAZINE Cleveland.ought to get careful consideration as

Then turn right side out, smooth out flour and one egg. When it has .C C)) a eration.Christmas gift. The{4.50 offer ought to get double consid- .

flat, and lay away in a long box in thickened and cooked smooth flake it

order to avoid folding them. Cotton off, let it cool and flavor with vanillaor og 3 CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS,

thread is much better for mending lemon. Cover the cake with a .

gloves than silk, as it does not cut the boiled icing. ct 153 Fifth Avenue, New York.

thread. g
EGG BISCUIT. eeeeal e eee eee eeo r c e ec eeeeeeeeee
One egg beaten with one teaspoonful
A Woman's Success in
City of sugar, one-half teaspoonful of milk, one and one half teaspoonfuls of n ff" H VII to the desire for Morphine Opi-
Farming. lib A I EJ um,Whisky or Tobacco. Proof
: salt and one-half
one of sweet Bake in
j cups baking powder. two pans. 111 U I rl free; $5 to cure Morphine or
Vacant lots in the upper portion of milk, two cups of pastry flour, one ONE-EGG CAKE. Ulmtl I | | Tobacco Whisky habits habit.; $2 for curing

New York city were tilled l last summer and one-half teaspoonfuls of baking
Sift in two heaping cups of flour, TO THE SUFFERERS FROM
the powder. After all is
by unemployed, an experiment thoroughlymixed
conducted by a charitable organization. mix in a tablespoonful of three teaspoonfuls of baking powder.Rub .
two rounding tablespoonfuls
The best success in proportionto melted butter.
butter into a heaping cup of sugar,
the land allotted was made by a EXCELLENT BUNS. I beg leave to state that I now have a sure cure
This add a beaten egg, a pinch of salt and for that dread disease. Pulmonary Consumption.You .
woman. plucky woman, not Set well know that this disease carries off
a sponge over night with three one of milk. To make a marble one-
content with taking the entire care of seventh of the world's population every year.
cups of sweet milk, one yeast cake cake reserve a part of the batter and This remedy was discovered in Mexico,and I
her half-acre of land,obligingly pulledup have gained of it,and offer it for'ale
dissolved in of possesion now
a cup warm water and make it dark with spices and lay it in
the weeds from her neighbors'plots under a guarantee to cure or money re-
flour to make a thick batter. In the spoonfuls on the light part.Scientific funded, and expect to achieve as great a success:
which she preserved, dried and add of with it as I have with my Great Morphine
morning a cup one half ---- ----
sugar, Whisky and Tobacco Cures. Write for full par
burned, using the ashes to fertilize her cup of butter melted, one-half a nut- ticulars. The price of Wilson's ConsumptionCure
own land. She thus secured good is $25-$10 cash with order and $15, when
meg, one saltspoonful of s alt: and American cure is complete. II you have any relatives or
crops with small expense, and besides flour enough to roll out like biscuit. Agency forCAVEATS. fiiends suffering from this complaint, I would
deem it a great favor if you would call their at-
storing up enough vegetables to last Knead well and set to rise for five IA sention to this. No frauds are allowed to use the
her through the winter, she succeededin United States mails now, and the tact that we
hours. R 11 half
out inch thick
an have for four years done an immense mail order
making a profit of $200. The average and lay in rows in a battered business should convince anyone that we can be
amount made about to pan. U 1\\' relied upon to do as we advertise to do. This
When they have stood half an hour, o remedy suits all cases. It must go by express.
an acre of land. make 1 Hope this will interest you and prove to be the
each with
a cross but
means of saving some friend or relative.
-- tered knife and put instantly into the TRADE MARKS. Address, B. WILSON,
Lock Box 97, N. Iaredo, Mexico.FarmRaised .
How's This? oven. Bake to a light brown. Brush DESIGN PATENTS

"NVe offer One Hundred Dollars over lightly with the white of COPYRIGHTS, etc.
Rewardfor an egg For Information and free Handbook write to S.A E
any case of Catarrh that cannot be beaten stiff with powdered MDNN & CO. 361 BROADWAY. NEW YORK. I ,
sugar. Oldest bureau for securing patents In America. White and Barred
Hall's Catarrh
cured by Cure GINGER BREAD. Every patent taken out by us is brought before
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Props., the public by a notice given free of charge In the

Toledo, 0. One-half pint of molasses, one-half dtntifi tntd'nuLargest PLYMOUTH ROCKS,

We, the undersigned, have known F. i pint of boiling water, butter the size of White and Cornish Indian

J. Cheney for the fifteen years, and believe an egg,one teaspoonful each of ground circulation of any scientific paper In the Games and Mammoth Bronze Turkeys Specimens -
and for
for exhibition the of
him perfectly honorable in ail busi- world. Splendidly Illustrated. Ko" Intelligentman pens founding
cloves, cinnamon, ginger and soda, a should be without It Weekly. ga.OOa HIGH GRADE FLOCKS 43-Write my big
ness transactions and financially able to rear; $L50 six months. Address 31 ONX & CO., catalogue. Address
carry out any obligations made by their pint of flour. Put the butter partly J>1 D1JSUEBS, 361 Broadway,New York City ALBERT F. FIRESTINE, Logansvllle, Ohio.

firm. melted into the molasses, dissolve the

WEST & TRUAX, soda in the water and stir in, then add. USE TAYLOR'SE'Un1ft.

Wholesale Druggists, Toledo. 0. the flour, in which the spices have ELLIOT'S ToDal1'fP.1enorothHALFers we will send half A

WALDING, KINNAS & MARVIN, been mixed. Bake in sheet. ream, 8-11. free if REAM KrCARBONBISULPH1DE
will forward)
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo O.Hall's they
Parchment h t cents to pay postage. Free
Catarrh Cure is taken internally, MAGIC CAKE. Try the Best Butter .

acting; directly upon the blood and mu- One-half of butter Wrapper and avoid
bottle. Sold all druggists. Testimo- cup one cup of BUTTER imitations. For killing Woodchucks Prairie Dog,Gopher
by sugar, one and a half cups of flour, A. G. ELLIOT & CO., and Rats Insects in Grain, Seeds, etc Shippedin
cons surfaces of the system. Price. 75c.per Manufacturers, sc>pound cans by the manufacturer ::f i

,nials,free. three eggs, three; tablespoonfuls of PAPER. PHILADELPHIA FA, EDWARD R. TAYLOR, Cleveland.

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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower might be as good as possible so as to we may make their growth very popu- not caused by carbonic acid, but rather I
keep them in the orange eating habit lar for northern markets. by organic acids or acid salts, and the >

Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main against the time when Florida comes "I wish it to be understood that I necessity for the liming is thus made

Street Jacksonville. Fla. back to the markets. It is really a see millions' in growing 'Jersey evident. It should be stated that the '

TERMS OF! SUBSCRIPTION pity that California cannot take care Sweets' in Florida if it does not turnout I utmost care must be taken that the

For One Year ...............................12.00 of our business while we are havinga like growing' Florida oranges' in fingers are never applied to the end of
For Six Month...................... ..... i.oo good visit with our rich Northern California." the litmus paper which is introducedinto
In STSubscriptiona Foreign Countries ...in...all.....cases........cash.... 3.00 in relations who are coming down to see The business of growing sweet po- the soil, for the fingers always impart 1

advance. No discount allowed on one's us this winter to the number of a tatoes in Florida for the northern a red coloration to the blue litmus

own subscription(except in a:club) but to hundred thousand or two. markets has been attempted many paper, and if cine were not taken in

all agents a liberal cash commission will times in many parts of the State; and this particular, the reaction caused by

be allowed them. Write on all for subscriptions terms. obtained Taking Up the Tobacco Business. some of the experimenters have recorded the finger touch might be attributed to
by their experience in our col the soil itself. This holds true both
To subscriber will send
every new we ,
, postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden After all l it was not altogether bad umns. The sum and substance of during the insertion and the removalof

ing in Florida." For two new sub- that the Cuban revolt aud the freezein the whole matter is that, if fresh seed the blue litmus paper from the wet

scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, Florida happened so near together.We was brought down here from the soil. A spoon or a knife blade, or any-

Culture.postpaid", a copy of Moore' "Orange need Cuban experts, and we need Northern States every year, as is done thing of that kind, may be used for I

Rates of advertising on application. them badly, about one year, possiblytwo with the Irish potato, and our growers parting the soil and for tucking the

Remittances should be made by check, ; but after that we shall require would take the same pains in pack- end of the litmus paper down intq it,

postal note money order or registered their services no longer and the island ing and shipping the potatoes which after which the soil may,by this means,
letter to order of by that time will probably be tranquillized those of New Jersey do, the business be pressed about the paper."
Jacksonville. Fla. so that they can return to it could probably be made a success. It
The soils of Florida are peculiarly
if they desire. But for the insurrec- is one of those highly artificial culturesfor
acid condition which is
tion there it might have been a little which Florida well adapted when prone to an
CONTENTS. prejudicial to and which shouldbe
difficult the services of the crops
to secure managed by shrewd men ; but it will
corrected by an application of limeor
number of that will
Grafting the Orange Treatment of Sprouts; great experts not run itself by any means.
; potash, or both. Probably the rea- !
Discussion on Varieties.... .... .... 19 undoubtedly be needed here this year. There is no trouble in growing here
for this fact is that these soils
Spraying as an Insurance..................... 20 We have an unlimited confidencein the dry mealy sweets which are son are so
TOBACCO-Special Tobacco Fertilizer....... 20.. the ability of the smart American ferred in the North. But, after all, low and flat and were so long submergedunder
The Tobacco Industry in Florida; The i farmer the business after the ocean. In the writer's experience \
to pick
, Family Garden....."......... ............. 21'' up the Northern taste is based largely on about a hundred Kieffer pear trees
he has watched it about
h Sweet Potatoes as a Diversifier; Handling one year. a neat, clean, smooth appearance of were set in flatwoods soil which had
w Manure ............................ .....:. 22 There is not a brighter body of soil- the tubers. Most of our Florida vari
i-. tillers in the world than the Floridaorangegrowers been cultivated three or four years in
x POULTRY Our Poultry Degenerating? eties, grown on organic manures, are
strawberries but which for
them Pointers and will thankno some reason
Keep Scratching; Poultry 23 they short thick coarse-looking ribbed
APIARY-At What Age Do Bees Gather Cuban for his skill or his informa. did not give the trees the growth they
Honey?......... ....... ...f....... ...... 23 and seamed from excessive ranknessof ought to make. The litmus paper test
tion after But it would bea
OUR: RURAL HOME-Gossip; Paper Patterns year. growth through our long, stimulating
" showed that the soil was sour. Two
; Uses of Cheese Goth................ 24 thousand pities, in this critical year, rainy season. When washed
barrels of stone lime were procured,
Care of Gloves ; A City Woman's Success in to see any Floridian go wrong in they are almost as rough and coarse
: Farming;; Seven Recipes... .. ........... 25 packing and curing the crop for lack as a cocoanut-and as rich. Now, in a fresh condition, slacked with
IDITOJlUL-Frosted Oranges from California water and immediately applied, about
of skilled
a helper. moder-
the northern wants a
; Taking up the Tobacco Business; of two quarts around each tree, and hoedin.
Sweet Potatoes for the North;Sour Soil.. 26 The Owl Cigar Company Quincy, ,. ately long potato, free from strings The effect was remarkable; manyof
Markets;Business Notices; From California; Fla., who will this year have over and ribs, and which when washed will
which had before
A Desirable Calendar............. ........ 27IS9.518g6 1,000 acres in tobacco, started in with be as smooth as a watermelon and the trees not
; President's Message on the Vene- the belief that it would hardly be safe will almost shine in its yellow skin grown over six inches or a foot a year
zuelan Question ;The New Departure.... 28 "clear the land build now grew five or six feet in :a season.It .
even to or a no matter how dry and tasteless it is
Money for the Masses; Tobacco Bulletin No. is very necessary to have the lime
.3a;Feeding Peavine Hay. ..... .......... 29 fence without the" advice of an expert to a Floridian's notion. Such potatoes well stirred into the soil. The scien-

Energy from Foods;.......................... 30 Cuban grower, but they soon became can be grown here by early plant- tific reason for this is given by Prof.
4S. disabused of that idea, discharged the ing, avoiding the rainy season for the
Wheeler follows
Weather in Jacksonville. Cubans and have since employed most part, and by the liberal use of as :

:Week Ending January 61896. only American farmers, and with potash. This latter article has a remarkable "These organic acids and other .

... better results. effect in smoothing up the acid salts are extremely insoluble in I
a a a =..: .
be S and such the the
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a a III O iII -::: sweet potato. water, were case,
DaTB adw
lID lID a =a ;II:i fot :: Sweet Potatoes for the North. c natural rainfall would wash them out
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1...... 40 43 50 38 I2 44 ..00anuary2. would be carried in the drainagewater
..... have a brief discussion of this sub- There are very few farmers who real. away
3S SO 64 30 34 47 .00auuarY3
..... 52 59 71 45 26 58 .06 ject. A New York commission mer- ize how much soil there is which can and such extremely acid condi-
, anuary430 37 43 29 14 36 .co chant said to representative of the be called acid and which tions would, therefore, never come to
:' anuary 5 .... 26 42 49 24 2S 36 ..coanuary a fairly really
6....... 38 46 54 35 19 44 .60 "Tampa Times" that Florida ought to needs treatment with the correction of exist. Now, on account of their ex-
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Total rainfall. sweet potatoes, of which the yellow ally look upon uplands, especially if any base which is applied to the soil for
T Trace. is well drained of the purpose of overcoming this acid
Jersey variety now selling at $4 to fairly as necessitysweet
A. J. MITCHELL Observer.
$4.50 per barrel. "But," he added, and wholesome to crops; whereas condition must be so intimately mixed
-- 1- with the soil as to come in contact with
"You can't sell a bushel of your po the chances are they would showan
Frosted Oranges from California. tatoes in New York at present. Theyare acid reaction if subjected to chemi- all its particles if the maximum benefitis

Since Florida has no crop to offer it too large. You should plant some cal tests. to be derived; while if sodium car-

is of no consequence to us whetherthe of the smaller varieties." Professor Wheeler gives the follow- bonate, or some more soluble base,

oranges of California are all frozenor In the "Pensacola News" the expe- ing simple directions, which anyone were employed, it would be diffusedmore

not. But to the consumers of the rienced agriculturist, :Mr. Thos. Mc- who can procure litmus paper (and readily and would accomplish its

North who have them to eat it is a Millan, referring to Col. S. S. Harvey's this can be purchased at the Jacksonville object without so much stirfing on the
matter of moment. The beautiful experience in growing and marketingthe drugstores) can carry out with part of the farmer.

navels of the Pacific coast, like their Jersey sweets inVest Florida, little expense: Well drained upland soils in various

splendid looking peaches,are very apt writes : "A few tablespoonfuls of soil are put parts of Rhode Island were tested with

to prove deceptive in the eating; and Many years ago I sent to New in a glass or cup, and moistened with this simple litmus-paper test,and found

if.they are frosted they soon become Jersey for two barrels of the genuine sufficient water to make a stiff paste, sour enough to give the red color.

dry and almost tasteless but give no seed which I divided with my neigh- or a mixture of corresponding consist- When dressed with lime these soils at

: sign of it except by their lightness in bors and gave a thorough test. Like ency ; then a piece of blue litmus pa- once gave better crops-that is, they

I the hand. This was California's year, other new varieties they created some per, from 2 to 2 r2 inches long, is in- made better use of the fertilizer and

, and she really had a right to be let excitement and had many warm friends troduced into this mass after it has manure applied to them. In one case

alone by Jack Frost for once to see but they would not 'supercede in our stood for ten or fifteen minutes; after in rows of the same field, one row

whether she could make a permanent home markets, and eventually have having remained in contact with the without lime yielded 63 pounds, while

impression on the orange markets or become extinct. moist soil for one or two minutes, it is another with lime gave I53Is pounds.For .

not. Since the people of the United "It is true that the northern palate carefully removed and rinsed off with ten years, at one of our experi

States could not have any good differs from that of the southern, andit water and allowed to dry. If, after ment stations, experiments with veg-

oranges to eat this year, Florida could is possible that by forcing them in drying, the red color still persist, thereis etables and different forms of chemicalswere

well wish that those they did have ahead of the supply from New Jersey evidence that the acid condition was carried on. The report1 s tha


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flarkets.[ cepted for large lots. Bermuda dragging. THE
Sweet potatoes in moderate supply and

f steady. Bermuda, No. 1, 5.00 to 6.50; No.

i 2, 2.00 to 3.00; Maine Hebron, per sack;, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Jan. 10. 1.10; Yellow sweets, Vineland, fancy, ,,
FRUITS! AND PRODUCE. 4.00 to 4.50; other S. Jersey cloth heads,

I Corrected by Marx Bros. 3,25 to 3.75; Jersey, per d.-h.bbl, 3.25 to JAcKsowvirti: .
These are average quotations. Extra choice 3.50; poor to good, 2.00 to 3 00.Vegetables. '
lots fetch pricesaboe top quotations while poor The Oldest National Bank in the State.
lots sell lower.
Grapes,5-lb basket................... .20 Receipts of onions for the week 1,180
Oranges, Florida................ ............4.50Lemons. .. CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .
I ............... bbls. Prime yellow onions have im-
Messina box 3.75 conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
Apples bbl........................... 3.50to3.75 proved and rule firm, with occasional strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We .
English Peas bo..:. ..._......... 1.25 sales exceeding the advance quoted. Red buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms,drawing our own
Peas, Clay,bushel............ ....... 1.25 and drafts on all parts of the world.
WhippoorwiU................. 1.35 plenty, irregular in quality, low. We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring that
Lady.........._............... 2.00, Cabbage in moderate demand and favoring favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention you your.
Blackeye..... .................. 1.50 buyers. Cauliflower has continuedvery -
... ...... .....
: Browneye..1 .111. 1.25 400 scarce and higher, fancy exceeding JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY

Peanuts best 4% to 5 outside quotations. Celery quite plenty President. Cashier.
Cabbage. N. Y. each .08 and moving slowly with prices a shade
German each to.n lower. Florida vegetables have con- Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Potatoes,New York, 1.60
.. 125 tinued scarce and when fancy extremely

Onions.. bbl ...... 2.00 high figures are obtained, but poor stock

ItGl......... ...............-->. .-.-. 1.75.23 neglected. Choice beans command 4.50to THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES
5.00, and fancy green peas would bring "
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. almost as much if here. Lettuce rarely
Corrected by Davis & Robinson. good enough to exceed 2.50 to 3.00. New are offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and 96, including a limited supply of

Yellow Yams bash......... to .35 Orleans lettuce has arrived sparingly andis '
Sweet Potatoes .30
firm at the advance
Hubbard squash, ...... 1.50
Lettuce,doz. .15 to .30 Beets Bermuda, per crate, 1.25 to 1.50; Also Grape Fruit Tardiff Magnum Bonum Mediterranean Sweet Bessie. Tangerine and
Celery .-. .35 to .50 Charleston, per 100 bunches, 4.00 to 5.00; common Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour
Egg Plants, bbl.......... 2.00 Cauliflowers to bbl. 5.00 stocks. Write for prices
,good prime, per ,
crates .......1.50102 to'V.
Sweet Pepper .?_. 2.00 50 to 7.00;Cabbages Jersey and Long Island, 'v. HAXvrerrcs &s SO1\TS.

Green Beans,crate..... ......... ....2.00 to 2.cOU per 100, 2.50 to 4.00; State, per 100, 2.00 Georgetown, Fla.

Peas, crate... 2.00102.50 to.06 to 3.00; Danish, per 100,6.00 to 6.50; Cucumbers -
Pumpkins, to .10 Florida, per crate, 1.00 to 3.00;
Kershaws, each... to .10 Egg-plants, Florida, per barrel,4.00 to 8.00; sale and distribution of the others. Business Notices.
Parsley per doz.bunches........... .20 to .35 half-barrel box 2.0.0.to 4.00 Lettuce
Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .15 to.25 per ; Several crates of strawberries from SIX-EARED CORN.-Our readers shouldnot
Pepper,hot bushel. i.ootoi.5o New Orleans, per barrel, 5.00 to 6.50; Mexico were received here during the fail to send and get a copy of the new
Sage,well cured. .__. .25 Florida, per half-barrel basket, 1.50 to week P. M. Kiely & Co. The
Hens ...........-....--.. .30 to ..35Roosters. 3.50 Charleston bushel basket 75c. past by catalogue of those enterprising seedmen,
..*......_.........*.-..-..* .25 ; per fruit arrived in good order in neat basket H. G. Hastings & Co.,Interlachen. Their
Broilers........_. to.25 to 2.00; Onions, Orange county white, quarts in 24-quart crates. The berrrieswere two novelties, the six-eared corn and the
Turkeys, per pound gross.......-..- .10 per barrel, 1.00 to 1.75 ; Peasgreen, Flor- most too small as compared with
Dncks..................... .35 ida crate 2.00 to 4.00 Squash Flor- vineless yam, are well worth trying, at
per ; the California stock arriving, but they
Geese. ..... ... to .40 least on a small scale.
I New Beets,per ._ '.... .50 to 1.00 ida, white, per crate, 50 to 75c; String retained the flavor and taste of the genuine -
r_ Water Cress per doz. bunches ... 30 to .50 beans, Florida, per crate, 2.00 to 5.00; strawberry to a. marked drgree. FRUIT CARRIERS.: -As the shipping sea-
Cauliflower doz.. 1.50 to 2.00Leeks Tomatoes Florida carrier 1.50 to son approaches, the old reliable house,the
per doz bunches.............. .25 per The fruit came from Irapuato, Mexico, Southside Manufacturing Company Petersburg -
3.00 per crate, 1.00 to 2.25; Key West,
Radishes per doz;. .25 ; and as the prices received proved remu-
Cucumbers, 2.50104-00 per carrier, 1.00 to 2.50; Key West, per nerative, berries from Mexico will no Va.,again come to the front with
........... their long-tried and well-approved line of
New Potatoes,per barrel 3.50105.00 box 50c to 63c.
Spinach,per bushel......,.......... .?5 to 1.00 peck longer be a novelty in this market.P. I goods.
> m 4 M. KIELY.
Cabbage. Florida .1: to .8
Wild Ducks .15 to ..35Rabbits. St. Louis Market. MONTGOMERY, WARD & Co.This is,
.10 doubtless the greatest mail order housein
Squirrels. ... ....................... .o8 to ..10Quail. Strawberries-California selling slow will send
12)foves. at 20 to 30c per pint box; Mexican, the United States. They you
..... .06 small, 30 to 40c per quart. almost anything that the mails or express
California Fruit-Pears, 2.00 to 2.50 per S will carry, and the tremendous competition -

no matter how much a so called 40-pound crate; Japanese persimons, 1.00 IF V9UT WANT in Chicago makes it' about the' cheapest .-.
in the
selling point country.
complete fertilizer" was used, some to 1.25.
Oranges-Steady, but quiet. Large SEED POTAToEs.-Messrs. Wilson &
vegetables refused to grow successfully. offerings and demand quiet. California, I Toomer, the well-known fertilizer deal

No reasonable explanation could Washington Navels, 3.25 to 4.00 per box; BEST GARDENin ers, have added to their business a specialline

be found for this, and the reports were seedling, 2.50 to 3.00; Mexican, 3.00 to I of choice seed potatoes. The name
6.50 to 7.00 your neighborhood this season of this firm is of something
never published. Professor Wheeler 3.25; Valencia, per case: I a guarantee

says that he was informed that the soil Tomatoes-New crop Florida selling at PLANT OUR FAMOUS superior.
3.00 4-basket crate Texas t <
2.50 to per ; ,
was not acid; but on securing samples,
1.00 to 1.50 per 4-basket crate. From California.As .
they gave the red color test with the Lettuce-Louisiana sold at 3.00 to 4.03

blue litmus paper. Lime was subse- per barrel for choice. we go to press the "California Fruit

to this soil and the re- Cabbage-Firm; Holland seed, 18.00to II Grower" of January 4 is received. It
quetly applied all of which: are described and illustrated states that "high winds and heavy frosts"
ton to choice flat 14.00to
20.00 good ,
sult on clover and timothy was re per ; in our beautiful and entirely have prevailed in Rome parts of the
16.00 loose and frosted 10.00 to II
; large, ,
j New Catalogue for 1896. A
markable. new has
belt, and some damage been
12.00. On orders choice 1.50 crate orange
per ;
... .feature this season is the Free delivery -
ni seed I done to oranges in exposed places, but
Holland He pound.
New York Markets. Egg Plant-Selling at 1.50 to 2.00 per i cf i Seeds at Catalogue: prices to how much it is not yet possible to learn.
Port Office. This "t New Cata.
fresh. I any The "Fruit Grower" says further that it
Oranges. case for Beans-Florida in fair demand I logue"ve will! rail en: receipt of a is now probable that arrangements will
String !I 2-cent stamp,or to those who will state be made which will enable the firm of
Dispatches from California early in the and smaller supply. Flat, 1.50 to 1.75
!here this advertisement the
II \; they saw ,
: Porter Bros. to resume business
cold weather and damage bushel box 2.00 to 2.50.
week reported per ; green I; Catalogue will l 6e mailed Free !
from freezing, chiefly in the Riverside Cucumbers-Firm at 2.00 to 2.50 per ,

district. Arrivals here have been moderate bushel box for Florida; fancy large hot- PETER HENDERSON & GO REWARD
but there has been a liberal supplyof house, 1.50 per dozen. $500

foreign, with declining prices; and Cauliflower-Eastern and Californiasell 35&37 Cortlandt St.,Sew York. For any case of Rheumatism which cannot be
trade in .California has been quieter; at 3.00 to 4.00 per dozen. cured with Dr. Drummond's Lightning
prices are, however, held about steady. Beets-Choice on orders, 1.00 per bar- Kerned Internal and external; relieves at

Not many Florida oranges arriving, and rel; new Southern, 35 to 45c per dozen once drawn; cure cords guaranteed.and hardened Restores muscles.stiff if joints TOUT,

these of irregular quality; they move bunches. druggist has not got it,do not take anythingelse.
slowly unless exceptionally fine. Mandarins Green Peas-None here. Florida at Send description of your case,take the
Do know a good farm and secure your own treatment free.
fruit you agency
and com- bushel box.
Tangerines grape 2.50 to 2.75 per DKUMMOND MEDICINE CO., 84 Nassau
mand extreme prices when of fancy qual Sweet Potatoes-Home-grown, on or- and fruit when see st., New YOlk.
ity. Florida,choice to fancy, bright 4.00 ders, Bermuda, 1.25 per bbl;Nansemond, paper you

to 5.00; russets, 3.75 to 4.50. California 1.75.The I it ? Let us send you the Beginning of a Great Industry.
Navels, 3.50 to 4.00; seedlings, 300 to orange traffic has been not only

3.25. Grape fruit, Florida, 8.00 to 10.00; damaged, but rather badly demoralizedof Rural NttJ- J70rkcr this week. Behave the only seed in United States of

Tangerines,Florida, 10.00 to 14.00; Man- late,so many of the wholesale dealers true

darins, 8.00 to 10.00. declare, through the abundance of sour Send your address ; no money.The DALMATIAN I INSECT POWDER PLANT,.
and California fruit thrownon
Potatoes. partly green
Rural New-Yorker, Cinnerariae Folium (not the
Receipts have not been heavy, but thereis the market to supply the holiday de 409 Pearl street, New York Pyrethrum Persian Py. Ros. or Py Alba.) One oz. for aooo
a large accumulation, and with trade mand. The people who bought it were plants.{$1.50 post paid. Will mail you small
slow the market has ruled weak, and disappointed and the California article packet for 100 names of your neighbors (at your
families ) Will
and of heads of only.
of- will have time to mature before many of We sell Poultry Veale, postoffice
doses a trifle lower choice State are US. your mail them and also our magnificent South-
; you
fered freely at ;5 to 85c, sacks not exceeding the consumers will invest again. Even the M Fruits prices.and all. DAILY produce EETUBSS.at high-For ern Seed Catalogue for 1896 mailed free toall ap-
80c. Maine Hebron generallyheld Mexican orange, the sweetest and ripestin stencils est races and refrrencea write plicants. The HOWARD & WILLET DRUG
the 1S3 Recede fit. :J.Y. COMPANY, Augusta, Ga.
at 1.10 to 1.12,but less might be ac the market, was injured through 1'. L SAGE

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JANUARY 11, ,,

18951896. fb Congress for financial legislationdoes .K.

not meet with so hearty .
the time this issue reaches the a re
By '-
sponse. It seems to be the feeling of Experience
of readers will have be- ,
most our they the .
new Congress that financial tinker. -
gun to write 1896. Many will con
ing will be of little practical good
sider the gloom and depression, and until the ... ., .. ;
revenue laws are so changedas has conclusively that -- w -- 'H;) e J
hardships and sufferings of the past to provide receipts sufficient to better proven and None So Blind as Those Who Will Not Seel! i
in which and grapes peaches,
two legislation
years, meet the expenses of the government.That Paid a fence maker to afIre maker "Of N
the elements seemed to have worked and more of them, are producedwhen course that'sprlng steel In the 'P ge' is all 1
would establish the nation'scredit bosh." "Don't fool ,"
yourself said the W. M. i
together to destroy the accumulationsof and retard gold exports. Potash is liberally ap "We make train load of Paso wire and c:ocouldn't
the well-to do and increase the give them the wire we sell you.

hunger and poverty of the class dependent plied. To insure a full crop of PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO; Adrian,Mich. :.j,s
The New .
upon their labor. Loss of Departure."A choicest quality use a fertilizer "

confidence in business has reduced new departure" in Southern containing not less than 10% ':

prices, stopped employment, cut off farming is in progress. Smaller farms i DROP A POSTAL ;

consumption, while frosts, blizzards, and more intensive farming ; more Actual Potash.Orchards J .
drouths and destructive insects have ;
home made manures; more work by

seemed to thwart the efforts of the til- the; farmer and his boys, and less hired and vineyards treat- 'fir, i I N TIC E
ler of the soil and in ; I .' ,,,; r .
some cases less of the II ,
help; mortgaging crop to ed with Potash I \ '". ......A/fJJ \.
sweep away the hopes of a competency the village; merchant before it is are compara- ,":. # : SLOT
in old in the destruction of tively free from insects and :I
age, grown ; less payments of ten to forty f
orange groves that seemed, to all human per cent interest ; more growing on plant disease. J 11) I I 11\II\ A list of the best seeds sold
view the safest investment that the ">ywher Many choice DovelWlli -
farm and in
the "
: family garden Our pamphlets are not advertising circulars boom. ''I ties.and prices,*rtgnt. Contains -
could be made for old age or posterity. what is consumed in the family and ing special fertilizers,but are practical works,contain. I 100 pages illustrations,
ing latest researches on the subject of fertilization,and beautiful colored plates, honest descriptions.
The past two years experiences have by the stock ; more stock, more milk are really helpful to farmers. They are sent free for 1J They cost us 11 cents eacb,but will be '

been a great educator. "It has beena and butter, more pork, more poultryand the asking. GERMAN KALI WORKS. Mailed Free if You Name This Paper.

surprise to me to learn how little _eggs. Every year a little more o* Nassau St.,New York. j IOWA SEED CO., Des MoInes, Iowa.rWlu"uiD .

myself and family could live upon," stock fed on the farm, a little more

has been the language of the head of farm product. Every year the farm Why not be your

many a family. "It has been a surprise made a little more productive by pre- U :

to me to learn what a factor was ceding the cereal, vegetable and grass win Middle-man F !

the family garden in family support," crops with plowed in cow peas and YPtIMp0
Pay but one profit between maker and
says many another. The old garmenthas beggar weed.
user and that a small Just one.. I J 21 STYLES. t
been made to do service another I The lands bordering on the Gulf of Our Big 700 Page Catalogue and Buyers I| BEST and CHEAPEST.

year, and the wife from the palmettoor Mexico and for several hundreds of Guide proves tbat It's possible. Weighs E i Catalogue and full treatise on spraying fruit I
2tf pounds, 12,000 illustrations, describesand n| and vegetable crops mailed free. Adores
has braided for her-
straw headgear miles north of it, like the lands northof
tells the one-profit prlceof over 40,000 WM. STAHL, QUINCY, ILL.
self and the girls that may not be the Mediterranean Sea, bid fair to articles,everything you use. We send It aiiiiimiuiiuiiiiiiiiiiuuiiiuiiiiiiiiimmiiimiiiHifutmtnMau I

called a "love of a bonnet," but is become the most populous of any for 15cents;that's not for the book, but

am pie.protection and saves going into portion of North America. If we to and pay keep part off of Idlers.the postage You can't or expressage get it too, ,

debt. compare the influence of the Mediter- quick.

In the meantime retrenchment has ranean Sea upon the countries north MONTGOMERY WARD & CO., QUICK WORK I

been practiced where it was unneces- and south of it in its effects upon its rl6 The Store of All Ave.the,People Chicago. In selling and paying for Fruits :Veg
:II- Michigan
sary. Some who have had abundant peoples and the productiveness of the etabies shipped to us is our motto. WE
increase have fallen into the general soil and capability of supporting large FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER

spirit of curtailment when unnecessary populations, we will reason that the BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
by our 40 years experience without default-
leaving the laborer unemployed I dollar. to
NEW SOUTHis ing a Enquire as our standingand
financial stability which any bank or
the washerwoman without a job, or on the right side of the Gulf, and merchants having mercantile reports can
compelling her to work at minimum corresponds in the Western hemis- A full stock of Selected Seed Potatoes, grown verify-then try: us-WE BEUKVE OURMETHOD
expressly for the Florida Market and carefully WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
wages, thus cutting off the power of phere to the countries lying north of selected as to early maturing qualities. your name for our quotations. Stencil and
cards free. Letters answered.
consumption.What promptly
the Mediterranean Sea in the Eastern Per Bbt.
shall be the history of 1896 Spaulding's Improved Burbank... $2.25
hemisphere, and that it possesses all Rural New Yorker, No.2....... .... 2.25 FRENCH & CO.,
when it is written ? From present the varieties of climate and soil, with Improved Early Ohio ................ 2.25
much be Improved Early Rose...... ........ ... 2.25 116 Warren St,, New York.
appearances very can seasonable rains all the year around, Dakota Reds .......................... 2.00
expected from the results of legislation.But .
but more especially in the summer ESTABLISHED 1855.
a good preparation for better months. In this thereare These Potatoes are grown by S. T.Spaulding,
territory Avoca, New York,who has had long experiencein :
times will be the putting on of a small homes for industrious this line and is sending us only selected stock.
cheerful and belief that ina We guarantee them true to name. We can
courage, a millions of families where with few
a supply other varieties at lowest market prices.
country with the wonderful possibilities acres and intensive culture, a subsist- Bradl RcdJUld.. Eugene B. Rtd eld.

of the United States, there is no ESTABLISHED 1871.
and awaits from
ence more immigrants We also manufacture THE IDEAL," a
need of any worse times, and that the northland and their children and complete vegetable fertilizer,at $rf a ton. REDFIELD & SON,

success may be snatched from defeat their children's children without
by taking a hopeful view and extend- Commission Merchants
comfortable and expensive winters, "The Fertilizer House of Florida,"

ing a helping hand by giving employ- the lean half years that eat up the Jacksonville, Fla. -AMD -
ment to those in need. The dollar bounty of the fat ones.

paid in wages will probably circulate The Southern Ruralist will be candid Fruit Auctioneers,

pretty well through the community with its readers and the colonists at the same time make the farm more 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

within twenty-four hours, and as it coming South. It will not tell them, productive-that is farming. To get We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
passes through the hands of one and out of the family garden all the vege- either at private sale(which has heretofore been
do that investment
as some by an our custom)or by the auction system (recently
tables needed for the family from
another who need it, it will give joyas $250 the second year they will reap a added to our business)as you may desire..
it and lead the recipient to homemade manures and partial feed .
passes, crop of $1,000, or that by purchasingland
believe there is still such a thing as in the South they are liable to for the pigs-that is good manage-
ment. To have a strawberry blackberry FOR RENT.
human brotherhood and that life is find themselves suddenly rich. The ,

worth living.-Southern Ruralist. same general laws of cause and effect or raspberry patch, or apple, THE ALGONQUIN HOTEL
plum or other fruit trees
i i peach, grow-
South do in the North.A .
prevail as they '"
At St. Augustine.
: The'Pre.sldent's Message on the Venezuelan ing while you are sleeping is the wayto
I who will succeed nowhere else
k r Question. man health and luxury. Completely furnished. Apply to G. S. Meserve.
will not succeed in the South. But St Augustine, Fla. --
Few Southern farmers and their .
i F The press of the country, which reSects honesty, industry, discretion, thor families know this prosperity or enjoy
;: the opinions of the people, is oughness, and keeping everlastinglyat FOR SALE.
these luxuries. Do want them?
' almost unanimous in its endorsement it, will bring a competency. Brain -Southern Ruralist. you THE OCEAN VIEW HOTEL,

j I of the stand taken by President Cleveland and brawn are needed in farming in At St. Augustine.
I and Secretary Olney in affirming the South, and the necessity of brain Completely furnished. Right on .the Bay.

I the Monroe doctrine, even to an ar- labor in order to lessen the require- Several car loads of sweet potatoes Rare Bargain. Apply to Capt. W.S. M. Bokhara

I bitrament of arms. Congress and the ments of muscle is every year becom- will net the shippers 400. a bushel ina St.Augustine or toCHAPIN '-

,! _' country are practically a unit. ing more apparent. market just found by G, W. Frank. FARM AGENCY,.

,. The President's message appealing How to get a living off the farm and lin.-Leesburg Commercial. 3-33-tf St. Augustine, and 13giton..

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!: Money for the Masses. paper money as a substitute for coin JOHN L. MARVIN
The experience of the United State President.!
In times
these when
II'; men rur this and for H. T. BAYA THOS. W. CONRAD,
: to and fro and.wisdom is darkened by has proven necessity, Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

I. counsel without knowledge, it is well! I many years our people were compelled CAPITAL $100,000.
: to rely State bank notes as ;a
:i to read the opinions of a man whc upon
I has had much to do in shaping American medium of exchange, with resulting ''
finances for the last generation loss and bankruptcy. For the wan THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

I Senator John Sherman, in his Recollections of paper money at the commencement ,

! of Forty Years in the of the civil war, the United States was JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

\ House, Senate and Cabinet," says: compelled to issue its notes and to Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and Genera

I "I am convinced that United States make them a legal tender. Withpu Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE '
this the effort to the Union
i notes based on coin in the treasury preserve r
} are the best form of currency yet devised would have utterly failed. With such

and that the volume might be a lesson before us, it is futile to at INVITED.

gradually increased as the volume of tempt to conduct the business of a DIRECTORS

business increases. Since great country like ours with coin alone
resumptionsuch John L. Marvin A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin
notes have been maintained at Gold can only be a measure or standard H. T. Baya T. W. Roby, Judge R. B.Archibald,

par with coin by holding in the treasury of value, but cannot be the cur Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers. W. M. Davidson,

coin to the amount of thirty per rent money of the country. Silver, also, Or H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.

I cent of the notes outstanding. This can only be used as money for the

coin idle and interest small transactions of life,its weight and
lying yielding no FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
I costs the government the interest .bulk forbidding its use in commerce or
trade. The fluctuations in market value
of bonds
on an equal amount .
of these metals make it impossibleto
or a fraction over one per cent on the of Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
' An Incorporated Home Association Orange
sum of'United States notes in circula- permit the free coinage of both at best vantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL$ax>.(000.)
I'I' tion. These of the any ratio with each other without de BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
notes are a part order. Write for price list and terms.
, monetizing one of them. The cheaper
debt of the United States, and if redeemed -:OFFICERSGEO. :-
must be paid by the issue of money will always be the money in R.FAIRBANKS, President. D. QREENLEAF, Vice-President.
I circulation. Wherever free coinagenow ALBERT M.IVES,Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary.
$346,000,000 of bonds. I see no DIRECTORS-Geo. H. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.0.Hill Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
the of the United exists, silver is the only money 3; Hillsboro Co.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutcher,Orange Co.; D. Oreenteaf, Duval Co.;
reason why people
. while where is the standard silver J. D. Mead" Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.; F. Sampson, Marion Co.; C.V.Hillyer,
States should not have the benefit of gold Marion Co.; John M. Bryan,Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
is employed as a subsidary coin, Johns Co.; C.F.A.Bielby, volusia Co.;Irving Keck,Polk Co.
this cheap loan rather than the national Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla Stencils,
I banks, and there are many maintained at par in gold by the man with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
date of the government and its receiptfor
reasons why the issue of a like amountof

notes by national banks cannot fill or redemption...in...gold." JOHN CLARK SON & CO.

the place or perform the functions of Tobacco-Bulletin No. 30. ,

United States notes. The issue of -

bank notes would be governed by the Every person who contemplates Grocers and Commission Merchants

opinions and interest of the banks, raising cigar leaf tobacco should al

and the amount could be increased or once write to 0. Clute, Lake City, DEALERS

diminished according to their interests for Bulletin No. 30. After reading
Coal Grain Wines Liquors
and without regard to the public good.As that bulletin he is a brave or rather Hay, ,

an auxiliary and supplement to an indiscreet man who will undertakeon
Tobacco Etc.
United States notes, bank notes may any considerable scale the growing Cigars, :

be issued as now when amply secured of cigar leaf tobacco without experience -
by United States bonds, but it wouldbe or some one of experience Jacksonville,

a dangerous experiment to confineour i in the business to manage the same .

paper money to bank notes alone, I from the preparation of the seed bed PRICE-LIST OF ESaMANONGAHELA :

1 the amount of which should depend to the final curing of the crop. Thereis RYE....................$t so CABINET BOURBON.... .............. ..|6 M
i the interest, hopes and fears of no question of large profits under PARKER...... ............ ..... ........... 175 J. MARTIN RYE............................., 300
upon ORANGE VALLEY................. ...... 200 VIRGINIA GLADES..................._. 4 ee
corporations which would be guided favorable conditions and good man SPRING VALLEy......... ................. 2 so OLD BOURBON................... ..... s 00
without these the CORN .................. 2 oo KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................. 500
; alone by the supposed interests of agement. But BALTIMORE ........ ........... .
NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............. 250 OLD BAKER .... ..... 500
their stockholders. probabilities are that all the labor will CLIFTON CLUB....... ...... .............300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE.......?._.. 6 00
"There is another objection to a sole be thrown away. A single day, and
two three gallon, Remit by post-office
JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; gallon soc; 750. .
dependence on bank notes as curren- sometimes an hour's neglect will re money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.

cy. They cannot be made a legal suit in utter failure. If an experienced A complete price-list of Groceries and Wine List sent free on application.

tender either by the States or United manager cannot be procured, JOHN CLARK SON & CO. ,
States, while it is settled by the Supreme after reading the bulletin, be satisfied ,

Court that notes of the United with a quarter of an acre, or even a -

States: may be made a legal tender, a few roods. Get your experience at TREES WHOLESALE..

function that ought to belong to as small cost as possible. I will sell Fruit Trees this reason to the planter at wholesale prices. Address,

money."I :Mr.. J. 'V. Duky has shown us J. A. DANIEL,

know that my views on this sub- samples of Vuelto Abajo tobacco Riverside Nurseries, Glen St. Mary, Fla.

ject are not entertained by the influential grown about two miles from Inter-

class of our citizens who man- lachen, on about as poor land as is in
age our banks, but in this I prefer the the: neighborhood. The land had Feeding Pea Vine Hay. they were harvested after they be

opinion and interest of the great bodyof been cowpenned and used for growing Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: came dry and woody, it will not pay

who instinctively prefer cane. He endorses whatis of vine you. This is on the supposition that
our people, sugar
I have a quantity cow-pea
will the readily
the animals eat cut hay *
the of the United States, said above about anyone undertaking feed
notes sup- which I wish to to a cow
which must find out by actu
coin reserves to form the growth without experience will you
ported by any and mule. I find they not eat
al trial. If find they will eat it
of bank paper that has vet been de 3r superindence. He was an old the coarser part. If cut and sprinkledwith you
relish it and
clean and
vised. The only danger in our present tobacco grower in Kentucky, and bran or ground feed, would they up the you of expectto
same course feeding
currency is that the amount maybe utilized his former experience, but probably eat it all? Would the gainin pursue
it will doubtless
hereafter to
increased to a sum that cannot be had to adopt entirely different methodsin the amount of nutriment pay for pay you,

maintained at par with coin, but the growing the cigar leaf. He thinks the extra labor? Would a feed cutter purchase a cheap of hay cutter. satis For
the an experiment to
would existif otton seed meal or stable manures animals be purpose
same or a greater danger for feeding only two a
fy yourself what the stock will do, in
the volume of paper money shouldbe preferable to any investment?
left to the interested opinion of lizers. If the land is strong enough F. W. MUNSON. the matter, you can rig up .an old
scythe blade at the end of a box and
article of leaf is
alone. a better produced
bankers Fla.
Georgiana, three feeds of the stuff.:
cut two or
fertilizer. He has the
"It is sometimes claimed that neither without any
of his to the If the cow peas were harvested 4-
the government nor banks should issue evidence ability grow
that coin only is money.It igar leaf tobacco on a product of green and succulent, it will pay you BRO C ITIS. Sudden changes of the
paper money; animals
three-fourths of to cut the hay-before the weather cause Bronchial Troubles.
is sufficient to that all commer- about 400 pounds on up
say of fine leaf could be de- have sorted it over, not after-and "Brm.cn' Bronchial Troche will give effective
cial nations have been constrained by in acre as as .' ..
sprinkle it with ground feed. But if. relict:
necessity to provide some. form of iired.

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ENERGY FROM FOODS. dings, mixing eggs freely with the CENT-A-WOBD" COLUMN.

creamless, sweet milk. Forsake, in GRAPE VINESU
Baking Instead of Boiling, Phosphorus national di- RATES.-Twenty words, name and address
every way our Stock the
Largest in
Instead of Fat. one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Noth-
gestive foe, the skillet. Nuts fruits World. Small Frag* Introducer of
ing taken for less than 25 cents.
The scientific verdict as to the primal and berries, in raw states, are superior nOaWeadehue Geo.t.Iohe.a.GOO8Cbel.Y; kFrFay oaDiaah Y. Advertisements for this column MUST be pre ;

cause of so much mental and nervous to vegetables. Of their kind, the paid.Send. i;

collapse as we see nowadays can onlybe apple and orange lead among fruits ; no stamps larger than two cents. i

wrong and insufficient nutrition. corn, rye, barley, and oats, and espec- SHOULD KNOW FAMILY THAT Initials and figures count as one word. !

They had enough to eat,but not of the ially the wheat germ-"first mid. !

kind. The of the dlings '; of nuts the almond. The TI7 ANTED Kumquat buds. Oval variety, 100
right superintendent ; more or less. Address with terms,J. Stanton -
asylum for the insane having a recordof foregoing are direct supply for profes- Ormond, Fla. It f

the highest per cent of cures in the sional and business efforts.
f -IOC GLAZED HOT BED SASH 4 feet by 5 i
United States, when asked by the Laboring men need more peas, a P 14 U feet; sound condition. Will sell the lot 1
writer "How do reach such re. for$100 f.o. b. In less quantities i.oopersash.
you beans lean meat cheese and other
N. L. Clark. Manager,Farmer's Commercial Co.,
suit?" replied: "We feed the pa- such foods. Full well does all the Bushnell. Fla. '-11.6

tients right. reading world know that the prize-

In our foods and their assimilationthe fighter, the athlete, and others whose WHAT wrote Potatoes last brought year about a large my correspond Seedling

changeless laws of chemistry ever successful development and endur- ence. Another year confirms my opinion of its
productiveness and fine quality so I will offer It
hold. Given elements do not become
ance of strength is the object must
to the public at one doUar a crate. Dudley W.
something distinctly else. It is not live on the foregoing, without any of Adams,Tangerine, Fla. 1-11-3

here suggested that we go to the the rich gravies sauces pastries and
PLANTS, good size, best varieties.
chemical laboratory for foods (an unwise such fancy foods. Such foods fill the Is remarkable CELERY 50 per hundred, $3.00 per thousand f.
but that take the very remedy, both for IN. o. b. Ft. Pierce. Cash with order. C. T. McCarty,
procedure), we blood with a flood of heating, inflam- TERNAL and EXTERNAL use. and won. White City, Fla.
foods nature's laboratory provides dtrtul ia its quick action to relieve distress. 1-4-3
right as ing foreign material that entails a host

them. Our national custom is of ills. They partly cause all forms of Pain=killer Throat.is i a sure cure Conch for Sore! WANTED-To purchase a few Brown Leghorn

to reject and eliminate the most value catarrh rheumatism fevers Chilli, IHnrr'icra: D).entery, Cramps, Rock hens. J. Crawshaw,
etc. Cholera, awl all llouxl Complaints. Jr., Lawtey, Fla. 1-4-2
able of our food elements. This is *THE REST rom.
Some people have too much acidityof -Krlleri
done when we feed the germ part (first blood ; these should take freely of '''*-, Sirk Henifnrlie,| known, Fnin for in -the eaSirliiir i GREAT OPPORTUNITY for Industrious man.
middlings) of the wheat to the beasts. ItarU or:M'dc, K heiiiuatiszii!! and Neuraleia. turn over my grape nursery business to f
the alkaline vegetables.: The best are Is unqveittoiuiWy the i right party on shares. Address, E. Dubois ,
Vfe take out of the corn the black P'olnJ.1.11er ILST 1.INDIEl\T i Tallahassee, Fla. 12-28-3 1 1SEED
celery lettuce; onion plant
piece in the end of the kernel. oyster !31 A I)C. It (.rings speedy and permanent rrlitf
sprout and In all cases of Bruises, Cuts, Sprains
parsley carrots
greens asparagus.
POTATOES at wholesale prices. A
Severe I5urn, &c.n'lln
the We
We dig out eye potato. perhaps cauliflower. The other Write for prices. Wilson &Toomer,
vegetables >b the well tried and
discard the seed of the apple. We =killer trusted friend of the Jacksonville. Fla. 12-28-4
are less desirable being carbon
Mechanic, Farmer, Planter, !Bailor, and
allow the butcher to throw the
away aceous. The reason for rejecting the In fact all classes wanting a medicine always at BRONZE TURKEYS, Langshan and Indian
brain of the animals. We use the handand sale to use internally or externallywith Fowls and eggs, at reasonable prices.
starches, sweets, and fats so generally, certainty of relief. Mrs. W. H. Mann, ManviUe, Fla. 10-12-12
and butter that thereare
cream forgetting is in the fact that our foods will con- IS RECOMMENDED
SALE- Desirable, well fruit and
elements in the skim milk and By Physicians by Afisiionarirt, by Ministers,b7 FOR farm fitted for improved broilers.
tain enough of them anyway without JfecLnnlet, Ly A'tirw in Jfospitalt. up raising
buttermilk of far greater intrinsic Great variety ol fruit. Ten acres. Fruit& Poultry *
seeking them. This age has lived on BY EVERYBODY. 115 F;.Bay Street, Jacksonville Fla. 12-28-3
worth. In doing these shortsightedways Jftf1fl* Is Medicine Chfst In
them and Pain
thin and lean sal
more =
grown ; I\fzltl la ;, and few vessels
sacrifice farm im
the need SALE. a of40 acres
we reject parts we onlyto proving that they are not utilized in leave port without a supply of It. FOR Owner wishes to go into other bus-
the elements do make ffr No family cnn atturd to be without this
use we not iness. Good chance. Apply to Farmer and
the body's tissues but are in the valuable remedy in the house. Its price brings
Fruit Grower. O. B. S.
use of, even if we do eat them, forget- within the reach of all, and it will annually 12283SOUR
("Hygiene" is yet future.-LEsSIE) R. save many times its! cost in doctors'bills.
ting that what is taken into the system Bt'ware" Imitations. Take none bat UH ORANGE and ROUGH LEMON Seed
:MUTCH in Riverside Press. for Clear Water Keene
genuine "PEuaY DAVIS. Sale Nursery ,
and not used is sure to be a cause of _. Florida. a-14-4Cb IBRONZE

ills. Useless foods are an actual 4. .
The multitude of details and con- Turkeys, Indian GameSt Black Lang-
menace to health. Pekin Ducks. Eggs in season. A
The essential means of all (functional stant worry some indicate as needfulin 'r lorida few quarts McNeil Peas at f i.co per quart,50
Lan d s cents a pint, postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann,
energy in the phenomena of human poultry culture, are calculated to Mannville, Fla. 1 -12-I2

life is the brain and nervous system, discourage the inexperienced. Some -
I Orangesorts SALE for cash,timeortiade,orange groves, t
people make hard work of anything. FOR
which is nominally made up of phos- I. and lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
phate elements. The above named A person can keep a few hens profita- Fla. 3-lI-l6t I I,

foods that we have the fashion of rejecting bly with but a few minutes attention J FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings for
every day. Of course one cannot ,34} yc are old, 4 to 5 feet high;will dormant -
are the ones we most need. [nvestments bud to order. Have a few budded to the
But we have another serious fault in afford to have such completeness of seedless grapefruit. These trees are fine, and
for sale reasonable indeed as we expect to
and all the appliancesthat very
our customs, viz : We so prepare the arrangement jevelopments.ft. quit the nursery business. Come and see them
foods that could give us our needed are used where it is made a before buying elsewhere. Bowyer Stephens,
Lakeland, Fla. 9-21-10
nerve-force supply as to cause the business. Good sense and some ( ttractions

chiefest, phosphorus, to be lost by knowledge of poultry habits is essen- FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres
tial to good results. jf> Address 390 acres. Excellent fo stock raising and
evaporation. This only "essential"phosphate tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,
is as volatile as ammonia Carbolic acid is one of the reqUIs- G. D. ACKERLY, Fla. 8-24-tf

when heated above summer warmth.To ites of a well ordered hennery. The GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT, NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOODSatsuma

cook foods that contain it in mush uses to which it can be put by the i THETROPICALTRUNKLINE, Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless, .
Jaffa, Tangerine King, Tardiff Grape Fruit,
form, as we do corn and oatmeal, or poultryman are many and varied. It JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA. Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,

gerraea, or fruits that we stew, or fishor is an excellent disinfectant, and there. such Malta Blood as Nonpareil and Centennial., Majorca Address St Michael, A. I.,

potatoes, etc., that we boil, or even fore can be employed to purify the Duncan, Dunedin Manager, Fla.Milwaukee Groves and 8-ij-tf Nurseries

fry, is but to drive it into the air. atmosphere of the hen house, it shouldbe You '

Such dishes are then only the husksof added to the whitewash and thus Can Get ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in _

the food they might have been. All render this liquid more powerful We pay freight. Write for our later
Ferry's Seeds at your dealers price-list: E. W Amsden,Ormond,Fl*. y-i-tft
such foods should be baked. against lice. Then it has an important as fresh and fertile as though

Mix the corn meal as "Jonnny medicinial use; diluted with 30 ,g Seed you got Farms.them direct from Ferry's 3 IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, 10 years set
of it forms of ;50 in other fruit trees, etc.
muffins water
cake the first one
middlings as parts very "
9 For sale at a sacrifice. Address"K, The Palms,
etc.; and so of all such foods that can best lotions for all kinds of wounds IRRY SEEDS Lane Park.Lake Comity, Fla. 4 27901P

be baked. Thy dry heat of the oven and sores, promoting, as it does, rapid ANY ONE who has been benefited by the

crusts the dough so as to prevent the production of sound flesh. Carbolic are known and planted everywhere use of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
and are always the THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER,they will receive
acid when diluted is
r evaporation of the most valuable ele very excellentfor beat. Ferry's Seed Annual information that will be of much: value and

f. ments. Bake in loaf, where possible, internal use. Roup, the most for 1595 tells all about interest to them.
them, Free.D. .
r all grains. Use milk (sweet) and dreaded disease to which fowls are M. Ferry & Co* MAKE HENS LAY-TherelanothiDrlike

; 'phosphate"' baking powder, with subject, will perhaps meet with as suc- DetroIt.Mlch. Bowkers Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Florida .

instead of oil for i cessful treatment as is possible when A last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
eggs particulars,write E.W.Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
Unless eaten raw, we should bake all the throat and nasal passages are io13tfLOOK

fruits and vegetables instead of boiling cleaned and syringed with a weak so
Cured Permanent LOOK! $1.25 per acre will buy 161 acres
J or: frying. Make apples, fish, beef- lution of carbolic acid. The acid ly. Home treatment first class pine land in sec. 4.t 16 a, r 33
I <=.- in for should be diluted with 200 of C A C E R fw to$35. No east. WeU timbered. title perfect. Also 8 coo
I brain,etc., tight turnover baking. parts wa knife cr plaster. one year old Parson Brown Orange Carney
Substitute pearl barley and steel-cut ter for internal use and when used as DR. JOHN B. Lemon and Grape Fruit buds. Write for priceS.
I HARRIS, Port M. ft J H. Turnley, Excelsior Nurseries.Lake
! .. oatmeal instead of rice for baked pudI a gargle. Payne,Ala. Weir, FT*. 1129o
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;1 : SAVANNAH LINE The Clyde Steamship Co. -


i{ 48 to SS hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and NEW YORK, GHMfEiTOH DO FItoqmll LIMES

65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston.


OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

I 3 G. M. SORREL. Manager. both ways :
I, From New York. From Jacksonville,
(Pier 29. E. R.) STEAMER
to Friday, Dec. 27,at 3 pm...... ......"COMANCHE"'..... .......Thursday Jan.d 2 eta.s: oam
Monday 3oat3pm .... .......'CHEROKEE"..... ........Sunday, "s.at Boo; amJVednesday
1 Jan., i.atjpm............. "IROQUOIS"'.... .......... .Tuesday, 7, at 8.30am
Friday, 3at3pm. ......... "ALGONQUIN".Thursday 9,at 10:30: a m
I : 1 1E Monday. 6at3pm ........... '"SEMINOLE".Sunday 12, at 1.30PD\
Wednesday, 8at3pm ... ........"COMANCHE" ... .........Tuesday 14, at 3.30am;
, Friday.II 1o, at 3 p m........ ....' CHEROKEE"...... ... ...Thursday, 16. at 4:00am:
Monday.to 13, at 3 pm............"IROQUOIS"..... ... ........Sunday, 19 at 5:00: a m
I Wednesday, J5, at 3 pm.......... "ALGONQUIN". .. .. ...... Tuesday 21, at 7:30 a m
Friday, II 17, at 3 pm.. ...... ......"SEMINOLE".. ... ...... Thursday, 23 at 9.00 a m
I II Monday, 2o, at 3 p m........... ."COMANCHK" .. .......... ....Sunday. 41 26, at II-3Qam
Wednesday, 22, at 3 p m ..........."CHEROKEE"..... ..... .Tuesday, 28, at I2:30pm
i Panaagge Rates e Friday, 24, at 3 pm ....... .... "IROQUOIS" .. .......... Thursday 30 at 4:00 a m
Monday 27at3pm... .... ..''ALGONQUIN" .. .. .... .Sunday, Feb. 2, at sooam:
t Between Jacksonville and. New York: First-class $25.00; Intermediate $19.00; Excursion, $43.30; Wednesday 29at3pm..SEMINOLE.. ...... ... ..Tuesday, 4at 7:00am
Steerage, $12.50. Friday, II 3Iat3pm..COMANCHIt".Thunday, 6, at 9:30am:

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate, $st.oo i Excursion $4740 ;
Steerage $14.23. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: -

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .

(Central or 90Meridian Time.)

f. City of Birmingham.............. ... ... ... ... ....... .. .... ..... .Sunday, Dec. 29, 3.ooa.m. the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
; Nacoochee ................... ........... ............. ,..... .........Tuesday, Dec 31, 4.30m. sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from
Kansas City.. ................ ........s..... ........... ...... ....Friday, Jan. 3. 7 ooa. m. CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA Close connection made at
City of Augusta .. .... .... ............ ...... ............. ... Sunday Jan. 5, 8.303. m. Sundays.
i City of Birmingham ..................... ................... ....... Tuesday Jan. 7, 10.303 m. Charleston with Clyde Florida. Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and
Nacoochee .............. ..... ........................ ... ...... ........ Friday, Jan. 10, 2.00 p. m. all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
; Kansas City........................... ............ ..... ............Sunday, Jan. 12, 3.00a.m.
City of Augusta ............................ .. .. ............ .....Tuesday, Jan. 14 5 3p. m.
I City of Birmingham ...... ........... .... ..... ...... ........... ..Friday, Jan, 17. 7 ooa. m. -
.. Nacoochee .. .. ...uu.uu..... ........... 23..2323.... ........ Sunday, Jan. 19 8.ooa. m.
Kansas City........................................t.... ....... .... Tuesday, Jan. 21, 7.30 p. m. ST. : INE
CltyAof Augusta ............................................ ...... .... Friday, Jan. 24 ii.30a.m. JOHNS R.IVER L .
City of Birmingham ................ .................. ...... .... Sunday, Jan. 26, 2ooam.
Nacoochee .......... ......... ....... ........ .................. ...... Tuesday, Jan 28, 4.00 p. m.
Kansas City.. ....... ............... .... .... ............. .... .....Friday, Jan. 31 6.ooa m.

FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points. on

J Chattahoochee ....................... ...........................Tuesday Dec. 31, 4.30 p. m the
St. Johns River.
Gate City................ ................ .... ........... .............. Sunday, Jan. 5, 8.303.; .
: Tallahassee ................................... .......... ...........Thursday, Jan. 9, I.co p. m.
Chattahoochee........... ..................... ...................... Tuesdayjan. 14. S.30 p. m.
Gate City .. .. ..... ......... .......................... .................Sunday, Jan. 19, 8.00a.m. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer
Tallahassee........... .................. ........................ ...Thursday, Jan. 23, 10.303. m.
Chattahoochee.......:...... ........ .... ........ ... ............ .... ...Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4.00p.m. "CITY OF JACKSONVILLE,"


City ot Ilaeon..............(.These.......Ships.......do...NOT.. ...Carry..... .Passengers...........Thursday, Jan. 9, i.oo p. m. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 3:30:
City or Macon ............._.... ....................... ............ Sunday Jan. 19 8.00 a. m. p. m., and from Sanford Mondays, Wednesdays Saturdays at 9:00: a. m.,
I City' of Macon ................ .... ............ ...... ..... ........Wednesday, Jan. 29 4.30p. m. Enterprise, 9:30: a. m.

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Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida & Western Railway Leave 330 p. m ..................Jacksonville .......... .. ...... Arrive 3.30 a. m.
j Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. .. 8.45 P m. ....... ............... .... Palatka...... .............. ... Leave 8.oop.m.
Through Bills leading Tickets and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your H 3.00 a. m. ..................... .Astor.... .................... 3.00 p. m
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to 4.30 a m.. .................... ........ St. llrancis............ ......... .... u 1.30 p. m.
J. P. BECKWITH G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York.a. II 5.30 a. m. ............ .............. Beresford .... .... ............ ..... II 1a.oonoon
r* WALKER,Agent C. G.ANDERSON,Agent II 6.00 a. m ...... ............ ........ Blue Springs............ ............ Ie JI.3Ga.m.
New Pier No.35 North River New York. City Exchange Savannah Ga. Arrive 8.30a. m................. .. ....Sanford...........?. ........._ ...... 9.ooa.m.
RICHARDSON 8t BARNARD Agents, I, ; II 9.25 a. m... ............ ........ ... En terprise........ ....... ... ..... ... II 8.00 A. m.
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W. H. Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.
J. D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent, Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway. N. Y. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville
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W. FARRELL Soliciting 353 Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., A. J. COLE Passenger 5 Bowling Green New York.M. .
J J. WALTER HAWKINS Fla. Pass. Agent H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow. ing Green. New York.D. .
D. C. MINK. General Freight Agent. 12 ;o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
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I THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager Bowling Gs:een, New York.F. .
!I. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
i JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville: Fla. ..
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville, Fla.

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