Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 25, 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
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System ID: UF00055765:00063
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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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Powers,Editor.. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA? JANUARY 25, 1 8 9 6. Whole No. 1407 Vol.NEW VIII SERJES'i No.4
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TRIFOLIATA Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and know what you ale getting. Know that
you are buying of a Grower and I not a second or third hand dealer.

A Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. THE POMONA NURSERIESare

Over 300 Varieties of 4.; the most Extensive in the State and ofler all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums, Pears,
Fruits and Ornamentals.Peaches Japan Persimmons Grapes,Pigs Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds,Satsuma and other Oranges and
. Lemons on both

f,Pears, Plums, Persimmons, Nuts, Grapes,Roses, etc. ORANGE and TRIFOLIATA STOCKS.

.. NO AGENTS. Catalogue for 1896. An Up-to-date Horticultural Hand-Bcok free on application. Over 75 varieties of Roses alt field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs,etc. .
Correspondence solicited. NO BETTER STOCK. NO CHEAPER. NONE SO LARGE. '

GLEN.ST.. MARY NURSERIES, It will pay those intending to plant% Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounds,
Write for Catalogue and any infoimation wanted,
Macclenny Fla.
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'Z will sell Fruit Trees this reason to the planter at wholesale prices. Address, --. --'. -=-:_ : :_---Ji,'-.',.-. ."-' .-'_ __._' -- : =' .",. .
t J. A. DANIEL, < -
[ Riverside Nurseries Glen St. Mary, Fla..i.lJ.10T'S .

To Dairymen and Others who will send 300 to pay postage.! S01thSidQFRWT! i


A. G. ELLIOT & CO., Paper Mfrs., PAPERS
Dealer in AU Descriptions of Paper. PHILADELPHIA PA. CARRIERS S

The Standard of Excellence.Send .
V for Catalogue and Prices from Fi'rstHands..


S We have an Unusually Large and Tine Stock of Hardy Palms, .. .. ..
Plants ... -.. _.-_' ,---. ---- :'_'_:.' :'-'.. .:. .:r---:. ,: :"': -.--:...- -=.- ." .:." -"-- '---'
Shrubbery, Trees,Tines and all Manner of
: for House, Lawn or Orchard.
'Frnit Trees,Economic Plants Ferns,Orchids, Bamboos.Cactus!,Etc..for every situation and f .
forever)'climate. Plants sent safely to aU parts of the World. We pack by mail and pay postage!
at Catalogue rates,or send larger plants by express or freight..
Send for.large catalogue illustrated and priced. GARDEN AND FIELD' SEEDS

49-Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed
HAVE YOU SEEN I IT ? 1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats,75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne,as cents per
pound;Rescue Grass 30 cents per pound.




It is,superbly illustrated and is of value to every farmer and fruit grower FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to Florida.

inthe'South.: If you have not received a copy send.for it.
Oriental Pears Japan Plums on Marianna tocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loqnat Strawberry
Plants. Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae Broad Leaved Evergreens Cameli&s. coo
:-, ..". ..F, ,.x G.. 'HAS rINGs &CO., 10,000 Camphor and cinnamon trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department it &&hei i Palm
most complete in the Southern States. We everything In trees and plants suited to Southern
,,, r Interlachen, Florida. horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P.J. BERCKHANS AUffUiU, Gft. HoAgeaU.'r" .

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bo ftifc FLORIDA FABttfcB AND FnUrr-GtioWn. .:' JANt7ARY.25,

PINEAPPI1rE PLANTERS: The New Six-Eared Corn.


I have control of a Choice Lot of /

ftPRICK ..

a ,., Smooth Cayenne Pineapple SuckersFor : ? ,t

sale by the 100, 1,000,10,000 or 50,000. Special prices on large orders.I .

guarantee them to be true to name, first class plants and in good order.

Those contemplating planting can save money by calling on or corre-

sponding with me before purchasing.

Shortest Most Attractive
Quickest, GEO. H. WRIGHT Orlando, Florida.

:ROUTEr l i'
BETWEEN Planting Peach Orchards.In 1 below the surface; the deeper the

FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH better when the surface it
; too near
THE selecting a location for a peach
orchard it should if at all possible, is apt to make a crop of crabgrass,
Florida Central and Peninsular
and in that case the tree won't get
lands and fiat
be located on high as the benefit.

NEW THROUGH ROUTES. as possible, to avoid washing during
This of fertilizer below the
New York to Jacksonville by heavy rains. The land ought to be putting (
.New Florida Pennsylvania R. K. to Wash- tree will be condemned by some as
cleared and well
and Ington Southern Hallway to thoroughly plowed
but I have
Northern I Columbia, Florida Central & before trees are planted on it. being quite unnecessary,
Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal any proved by actual experience that it is
and the ground laid off in
points In Florida. spaces (
for the make
a great help tree to a
Cincinnati to Hanlman Junction marking the places for trees by stakes. jlW'
by Queen &; Crescent, good start, for on the first year's
I f the variety to be is of a r
Harriman Junction to Ashe- grown
in the orchard its
Ashevllle & I yule and Columbia by South- vigorous nature and likely to make growth depends i
ern Railway and Florida Future usefulness. I like to give the
Jacksonville. Central&;Pensnsular-Columbia large trees like the Alberta, the
J, to Jacksonville. trees: a good start and therefore fertil
stakes should be from sixteen to
Cincinnati to Jacksonville by ize liberally ; but everyone has his
Cincinnati Queen Crescent to Chattanooga twenty feet apart; but for smaller
Southern K'y to Ever- own opinion on that point. About
and such Blood and that
trees as
Florida}ette,Florida Central &; Peninsular six ordinary handfuls of cotton-seed
Limited. to all important Florida class, ten to twelve feet is quite suffi-
points. meal make a pound, and anyone can
cient. I used to advocate close planting -
Kansas City Fort Scott &; guess the quantity to suit that basis.-
Kansas City Memphis R.it.to Kansas Citl'Jacklo'ville to shield the ground from our hot
and C. K. : in DeFuniak Breexe.
}to Birmingham, Southern R yThro' and to scalding of the McQuarrie '
: to Everette, Fla. Central & sun, prevent .
Line Peninsular to all Fla. points. bark, but I have altered my ideas on

Louis to Jacksonville by that little as observation 1J'A# .
Short Line to Du Quoin, point a now, my Prevention of Hillside Washing.

Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Sp'gs, and experience goes to prove that -

.. Route. City to,Birmingham Memphis &;,Sou.Birmingham the wider apart the trees are planted In passing through the South At- t'Ar

J H'y to Everette and F. C.&;P. the better will be the quality of fruit. lantic and Gulf States the traveler is

Sioux City. ;Ill.&; Chicago Cent. to to Holly Jacksonville I[ planted my first lot of Elbertas struck with the circular furrows in the r
Holly Route Sp'gs}Sp'gs K., C. M. &; B. to Bir twenty five feet apart, intending in a cultivated fields which he is informedis
mingham, Sou. R'y to Ever-
ette and the F. C. & P. few years, as the trees got to maturity, to prevent the washing away of the 1

Louis'ille 4;; Nashllle to River to plant trees between them, makingthe soil, and he observes that the remedy
New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only orchard twelve and one-half feet is sufficient
To }route with through sleepersJacklo'dUe not as many gullies are
: between New. Orleans and apart all over when fully planted; but conspicuous and the land has an impoverished -

Jacksonville.The last summer I found that the trees that appearance, which is discouraging -
F. C. &; P. has 700 miles of track in
Florida running through the were wider apart had the best fruit. It to the farmer. 11 \

Tobacco lepton, was higher in color and the qualitywas I It would seem that such lands were
Stock arming and Dairy Section,
Peach and Strawberry Lands, decidedly superior to that on the best adapted to pasturage, and the *
Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country, twelve or fourteen feet down
Phosphate Belt. trees planted quicker they were got to grass
Hat the Silver Spring and apart. Some trees in the neighborhood the better. The washing can be -

Great Hunting Other Country.Fine Scenery.The of DeFuniak are planted even stopped by filling the gullies with

Beaches the Noted fishing Ground. closer than that, and it was an object brush or stone, covering with earth If'k
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety 7\Y
of soils in the State,and above all lesson to anyone to observe the appearance and sowing to some green crop. The \ ,.

Runs over the Central Rldgeland of this fruit. It was of a best all-round grass, all things consid--

Where It Is High and Healthy. greenish hue even when ripespottedand ered, is the Bermuda. Professor F.
Prosperous towns fill its route and It offers
the best freight facilities for any produce to altogether a very inferiorlookingfruit. L. Scribner, B.Sc., in the Yearbookof

the Northern markets. In fact there were Elbertas the United States Department of -
Send also for the best map Florida (sent
free,) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A. shipped from here last summer thatno Agriculture for 1894, p. 436, says : 4i

Jacksonville,Fla., one would believe to be such as "Bermuda grows more upon the surface Packet of 100 grains OP.... ...CORN........nu..10 Cents
far as appearance was concerned.But and upon a light or sandy soil tf .....*>cent

The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. to come back to the planting. succeeds better than Johnsongrass.In Quart.............30,50 cents cent

After the is properly staked preventing lands from washing (The above are postpaid).
Offers to Shippers ground or 4 Peck................. .............,.....:.oo
holes should be dug at least three in filling gullies, Bermuda is of the Peck ........ ...... ........... ........ 1.50Bushel.
The Shortest and Quickest Route feet in diameter-larger( if you can greatest value, and at the same timeis ................ ....... .............. s.oo

BETWEEN afford it-and) at least three feet one of the very best pasture grasses H. G. HASTINGS & CO,

FLORIDA. THE EAST AND AND ALL POINTS WEST. .IN deep. In planting the trees they for the South. Interlachen, Fla.

should be planted an inch or so The seed of the Bermuda is difficultto
Ventilated Cars,this
With Improved com-
panT is better equipped than ever ever tohandle deeper that they were in the nurseryrow. obtain, and Southern seedsmen recommend DIETZ DRIVING LAMP.

the Orange and Vegetable Crops,and The holes have to be filled that six pounds of seed to
Insure close connections and prompt despatchto up A Driving Lamp that gives a bri I.
all Eastern and Western Markets. with surface soil and a couple of the acre be sown in the spring. A
Through oars to destination without iant light and will not blow nor jar out.
handfuls of cottonseed meal or any better way is to plant root cuttings in

Perishable change freight or delay.followed by wire and other nitrogenous fertilizer spread in the fall, winter or spring, wheneverthe That is the kind we offer you.

shippers advised time passing destination.various junction the hole among this soil under the roots can be dug and the soil is in Price, 83.5O.
points and arrival at
All claims for overcharges and loss promptly tree. Good care must be taken that suitable condition. ,Pass the roots Delivered anywhere in U. S. or Canada

adjusted. the fertilizer does not come in con- through a cutting box, and plant in Satisfaction
See that your goods are markedvia After the drills tact with any of the roots. shallow twelve or fourteen inches f
F. C. &; P. R. R. GuaranteedSend
For information call on or address the undersigned roots are covered with soil it oughtto apart. The rapid growth of these

be well tramped with the foot so will then form a solid mat quickly and for book-Free
C. B. TAYLOR Trav.A'gt,
W. B. TUCKER, Oen.A''t,Orlando, Fla. as to be sure that every root and fiberis stand more neglect and more dry iE.DIETZ colPm

G..H.M.FULLER,Tray.TraT..A'gt A : ,Tampa LeeSburg.FtaW. p1*. in contact with the soil-and more weather, and hold the soil better than

Or.N.S. PENNINGTON Jacksonville,Two Manager, fertilizer ought to be put in the hole any other equally nutritious and valuable 60 LAIQET ST.,

:'-" W, H. PLSASANT8, Generall'retrht above the roots, but a few inches !l grass either for pasture or hay. HEW YOU.

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KAFFIR CORN. that remains until Decem- Kaffir

A New Eoonomlo Plant Worth Con- Though raised as an experiment for ber, and can be gathered at will any quiring
sidering. time throughout the fall or early win
several it was not until the pres-
This cereal is years and with assured of from ion of
new attracting great it ter, an yield
ent that became a prominentcrop.
attention in the semiarid West; the year. When the drouth of last spring 40 to' 100 bushels an acre, what more ing: "
area planted in Kansas last year was can the farmer want, whether in a of both
::lt killed the wheat and oats and seemed
,. 184,198 acres, which produced 639- almost certain to ruin the corn, climate wet or dry-east, west, northor planted

993 tons, valued at $1,686,389. An the few who had had experiencewith south? Rev. A.
Oklahoma letter in the Chron- Kaffir has and head of
Chicago corn come to stay,
the new grain began to
icle gives interesting information concerning the American farmer in any part of ter and
vise their neighbors to plant Kaffir
it: the nation who fails to appreciate its to plant,
corn, as it would grow all right in dry
t The question of successful farmingin weather, and they could thus at least work and take advantage of its great ing, each
the semi-arid regions is solved at opportunities, will surely find himselfin four large
raise feed for their stock. The news
the lurch in the reckoning of the ripe.
last.Kaffir papers took up the advice and soon
corn, first introduced on the farmer throughout the West was years to come. to ten
American continent from the Kaffir every feet
planting Kaffir corn, utilizing the .FOR HUMAN FOOD. long,
country in Africa less than a decadeao inches in
ground where his wheat and oats had
is still an unknown product to The boys and girls soon discoveredthat early in -
failed or planting on sod or scattered
nine-tenths of the people of the United it would pop as well as popcorn, as much
States. At first planted here and thereas patches where his early corn had been the grains popping out large, white best

it found to burned out. and tender, and women in the country heads
a curiosity, was grow
readily in all localities and under all The planting was continued until found that boiled like rice the grainwas and Mr.
well along in August, the acreage excellent eaten with and
conditions and out
experiment any
fact that it would mature a crop in being in many sections greater than sugar, that mashed into a pulpy mass and
that ever devoted to a single crop. In it made admirable and it
an pudding
the driest and hottest the months
seasons on ,
, Oklahoma alone nearly acres
50,000 was also a first-class substitute for
of seed
high western plains. A more extended -
were planted with the new grain.
anda hominy, being prepared much easier
of the
planting new grain
And every grain of it planted grew than the
regular grades.
of results obtained
comparison soon
and thrived to maturity, and before
The of the Medicine
the fact that whether the
developed the summer was over the farmers began That
roller mills at Medicine Kan.
season was wet or dry, cool or hot, I Lodge, which
to wonder what they would do
on experiment bent ran some of the
short this would ,
long or new product
with it all. They knew it was good march
grain through his cornmeal grinderand
thrive on all kinds of soils with the
feed for stock, but there was not stock without
meal in
minimum of and cultivation and produced a pronounced
care ,
enough in the territory to consume it Athletic
time between and every way equal to the ordinary corn-
planted any April
and the product was still so new thatit events
meal. He not content with this
the middle of it would mature was ,
July an life.'l'
was not recognized in the outside tional
absolutely sure crop of grain and but rigged up a special set of buhrs feat
and produced a new product that bids
fodder before the frosts of autumn.It is
will grow luxuriantly on the sod VALUE FOR STOCK. fair to create a revolution in the carriers being

of newly broken ground, produce fine Experience had already developedthe world's breadstuff-Kaffir flour.

crops either on botton or upland, is a fact that it made a most admirablefeed Some of this flour was taken by Mrs. fatigue,

natural enemy of weeds, and will be either to winter stock or to fat I. W. Stout of :Medicine Lodge and inent riosity

as clean with two cultivations as In- ten them for market; but with an made into light bread. The breadwas sion all

dian corn will be with four times as abundance of the grain on hand Okla- fully as white as bread made from the

many. It is rather slow in germinal homa farmers soon discovered that it second .grade wheat flour, and was of Vino-

ting and getting a start of growth, but was better for horses than either corn sweet and palatable. The flour was and

correspondingly sure, requiriug no or oats, making them fat and stout handled by Mrs. Stout just as she
and them sleek does wheat flour in making bread, and are daily
rains to sprout it, and when once giving a glossy ap or
under way it grows right along, cloudy pearance. Both horses and cattle not the bread in no way resembled corn the

weather or bright, drouth or rain, hot only like and thrive on the grain, but bread. The
do well the fodder the Samples of this first batch of Kaffir
winds or northers, all being the same as on as on of (
to it and seemingly! equal benefit to best of hay, and will eat up the en bread were sent to various towns, andit name of

its growth. tire stalk, even after it is quite dry. was pronounced everywhere equalto Kolafra
DESCRIPTION. Cows produce rich milk and more of bread made from wheat flour, the )
only difference being its dark color.It a staple,
it than when fed on hay and bran.
The stalk looks somewhat like a sin- promises
When it came to feeding hogs it is, however, not any darker than
gle shoot of common corn, but shorter it.
the bread and is
was found that they gained flesh more ordinary graham ,
attaining a height usually of from The
rapidly than when fed on common pronounced much better in flavor by
four and a half to six feet, having ments
corn and poultrymen have found the the majority of those who have triedit.
of rich
pointed a green color. gave
The grain forms in a head at the ducer. grain an egg-pro The Medicine Lodge mill at once to be

point of the shoot, where the tassel is the flour in The
PROSPECTS AND POSSIBILITIES. began making quantity,
on ordinary corn, the heads being but could not supply the demand. As tree gives

from seven to twelve inches in length Nearly every woman in Oklahomais the fame of the new product spread passing
and six to eight inches in circumference. experimenting with the to
new products other mills began to make it, until at ty
When ripe they look like great and new uses are discovered for the present time half the mills alongthe five years 1

red plumes, standing' proudly erect.. them in the culinary lines almost daily, southern Kansas border and two-

The grains are almost round, a little while the farmers and stockraisersare thirds of those in Oklahoma are turn- moisture

larger than a grain of rice and much also experimenting along their ing out Kaffir flour and meal. .

resembling a grain of wheat in interior lines with increasing success and satis- By actual experiment in his own an egg,

structure. faction on every side. household the writer has found the darkish

There are two varieties, red and With the wonderful and manifolduses flour to make admirable bread and portance

white the latter being the favorite of this new product, with the as- buiscuits, and to do fairly well in and the

crop. The grains taken separately surance of a profitable use for every cakes and pies, while the meal alone served .

coincide in appearance most remarka portion of it, with its sure growth makes excellent corn dodgers, and Now

bly with ancient descriptions of the whether planted early or late, on the mush and corn bread superior to the Claus

manna sent to the children of Israel driest ground, with the possibility of old kind. A mixture of one-third of ifornia,

during their wanderings in the desert, two successful crops from the same the flour and two-thirds meal makes Sandwich

and coming as it did to the people of ground, either by planting upon cakes superior to most grades of buckwheat and soil
the western plains this year, when ground from which wheat has been But what

wheat and all else was so greatly affected : harvested, or planting early and cut- been :
by the drouth, it seemed like ting off the head as soon as matured, mate of ,

another supply of manna sent by the resulting in the formation of three Last summer Mr. W. L. Orange of

God of Israel. smaller, but perfect heads, with a Mannvilie, sent us some heads of "tree of :I



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'By buying nothing for your ORANGE TREES, VEGETABLES and PINEAPPLES except our new 4



Ammonia 5 to 0 per cent. !
Available Phosphoric Acid 7 to 8 "
Actual Potash 4 to 5 "

*&. This Brand is made from the Purest Ammoniates, Superphosphates and Potash. -s

We keep constantly on hand a full Stock of SULPHATE AMMONIA, NITRATE SODA, DRIED BLOOD, BLOOD and BONE, GROUND-

BONE, ACID PHOSPHATE and all forms of POTASHES, which will be sold at Close Prices.

Correspondence and Inquiries Solicited. (



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The undoubted success of the Kola- energy consumed by their stimulant ward Haeckle of the Paris School of of the new growth to start from near i

Ira products, in connection with a action. Kolafra, on the other hand, Medicine, who has in behalf of the the tops of these side branches, a

scarcity of the nuts, has induced a while producing no bad effects at all, French army authorities given much tree may be formed without forking

goodly number of the Florida orange is an antidote to the ill results which attention to products of the Africannut branches.

growers to undertake the cultivation of follow the administration of alcohol, as saying : "It is the greatest Occasionally, when crowded for

the tree, with the hope of obtainingfrom opium, etc. It is, in fact, the only intestinal tonic that has ever been room, we have planted some small

it a more certain as well as more known stimulant whose action and placed in physicians' hands."
crop among the trees the two
profitable crop than is afforded by or- effects are entirely natural and health- It is hoped that the planting of the years ; yet the best culture can be

ange, crops. ful. It seems to me that the intro- tree in southern Florida and lower given the trees only when they have E

Kolafra is used to some extent as a duction of an efficient preparation of California will add greatly to the sum the entire use of the land. We have

substitute for coffee and tea. Its full this nut will meet a necessity that has of our national resources.-New York found that the best of culture at the
tonic and medicinal however been in medical cir- ,
qualities, long recognized Herald.
least cost, bs had by alternately
are best secured by preparing the nuts cles. I am now prescribing it in my > % 4 may
using Cutaway and Acme harrows
fresh from the tree with wine, and it is practice, and find it beneficial in all Southern Peach Culture. II. i
at intervals of ten days or two .!
in this form what is where such is desired." distance
Straight at
or popularly cases a remedy rows equal
weeks, and, two or three times during t
known as Vino-Kolafra,that it has secured Dr. R. A. Strachan of No. 25 East apart are essential to best and most
the season, working close to the
its largest sale. Its importance Thirteenth street, house physician of economical culture, and when the treees with a one-horse cultivator up of 1

is" ue first to its remarkable sustaining the Hotel Brunswick, in an article in question of distance has been settled f
most approved Seldom does
power; secondly, to the fact that, un- the New York Times says : "I used check off the rows in any way that it become pattern.to use hand hoes f

like all other known stimulants, its use Vino-Kolafra myself during a bad will surely attain this result; holes necessary
of kind. All culture should
is followed by no reaction, depressionor attack of la grippe, with excellent re- should be dug as broad and as deepas any cease
at least six weeks before the end l of
unpleasant after effects of any kind.It I sults. It is certainly worthy of the actually required to contain the the growing season or from I

is this latter quality which rendersit I unbiased consideration of every medical roots; in each of these scatter a big August i
I to in the northern and central
an ideal general stimulant. Its tonic man, whose duty it is to be on the handful of very fine bone and two or 15. sections t
of our As before
and remedial qualities have commended outlook for remedies: merit. It fillsa three more over the mound of earth country.
stated manures rich in and
it largely to physicians, as will be place in practice which for yearswe that has come out of it. This will become phosphoric, acid and lacking potash nitrogen

seen from the following from the New have attempted to fill with other incorporated with the soil when t
are best suited to the This
York "Sun": therapeutic agents which have not filling in about the roots of the tree, ,t
should not be taken to that
Vino-Kolafra, according to the test been adequate to meet all the require- which should be set a little deeper imply
nitrogen is not to be countenanced in
imony of the medical profession,is pre- ments. I consider Vino-Kolafra a than it grew in the nursery row. With I
the orchard. The danger from too i
eminent in the treatment of all diseases natural stimulant, which braces up an the feet firm the earth thoroughlyabout a
liberal of with the
where a tonic stimulant or invigorantis exhausted nervous system and,indeed, the roots,and when the orchardis use nitrogen peachis
that it is likely to stimulate a too
indicated. In nervous exhaustion, which prevents fatigue when taken planted, scatter about the trees, a
and too tender growth that will
depression, lassitude, anaemia, dyspepsia before wearying work. It allays irritation -. foot or more away, a pound and a half unfit the fruit buds to withstand the f
biliousness convalescence irregular in troubles and of muriate of potash or its i
; nervous helps a equivalent frosts of winter and the freezing and :
heart and general debilityinthese little in almost every case, without in unleached hardwood ashes.
of A fair
early spring.
and all other diseases arising hindering in any direction. It helpsout Trimmed to a single stem, the peach thawing of nitrogen is however proportion t

from lack of vitality it is decidedly the stomach, the liver and kid- tree, as soon as growth begins, will to the early growth, and essential ,
maturity .
beneficial.Dr. neys. push sprouts all the wayalong from
of the orchard. When
E. F. Smith, chairman of the Dr. Cyrus Edson, president of theN the ground up. All of these shouldbe young
in of its commercial forms for
.Board of Management of the Brook- ew York Health Board : "I have rubbed off except three or four up any
farm use it costs all the from 16 f
lyn State Hospital for the Insanewhen used it in my practice for more than a near the top, which should be reserved way
to and it
interviewed at his residence, No. 177 year and a half, to bridge over that to form the main branches of be 25 cents per from pound the yet may free ,

Putnam avenue, Brooklyn, said in regard frequent gap in treatment which is the future tree. Some make the objection gathered atmosphere .
of cost of the
to the value of the nut as a medi- met with in cases of prolonged illness. that a tree thus formed is likelyto by some many leguminous t

cinal remedy and its physiological and Of all the stimulants known it is the have forking branches that split plants that can be grown at a f
of the when the orchard
therapeutic action: "In considering most powerful, and at the same time down easily when full of fruit. I have season year i
land would otherwise be idle. I deemit
the merits of this remedy as a stimulant absolutely harmless. In cases of acute not found it so. Still, the forking
wise the orchard
beverage. I class it above alcohol, dyspepsia and in convalescence it has branches may be avoided by pruningthe a plan sow at !
with of these
cocoa, coffee or tea. Its action is natural been worth its weight in gold." tree at planting up to, say, two suitable season some use. I

and it produces no detrimentalafter The medical journals have of late and a half feet, and here leave three ful plants, to act not only as "nitrogentraps" I

effects. It is the only remedywe given much space to a discussion of side branches, shortened to six or. through the growing season,

have that produces a natural ton Kolafra, and the universal testimony eight inches ; another foot or so of but also to serve as a mulch duringthe

ing up and stimulating of the system; is in its favor. clear main stem, and then three or dormant period. i

all others cause a degree of depression The Philadelphia Medical Bulletin, four side branches, shortened to fouror [These leguminous crops such as 1

which corresponds to the amount of for example, quotes Professor Ed- five inches; then, by forcing most cowpeas, beans and clover, are not to :



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new"Triumph" Watermelons,their weights being 67.68, 68, 70, 71 and 76; I j
pounds; Total for the six melons,420 pounds I Send for Catalogue full of information as to .t .
T. M. PULESTON, I Melons Cantaloupes, Florida Corn, Giant Beg- J.
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be recommended in Florida on account sist of( one shallow plowing in spring is simply in'aluable. It has a sprightly 1 cheap it is unnecessary to market any
of root knot.-ED.] and frequent cultivation all throughthe flavor, much like the quince, and for dirty berries. The cost of putting
m early part of each summer; while, preserving is unexcelled. One member on your berries is worth more thanit
A yearling orchard of ten acres was if the ground is of a light, mellow nature said that soil bad much to do with costs for manure alone; I have triedit
sown last season with soja beans in and no green crops are to be the quality of the Kieffer. He had and know whereof I speak. In the
drills three feet apart in July. A one- turned under, plowing may be dispensed found some in Philadelphia and in West where prairie hay and plenty of
horse cultivator used between the with entirely, and thus the all other parts of Pennsylvania, which he wheat straw are thrown away in no
rows three or (four times before the too frequent,injudicious and injurious, considered so good that he took the place will it pay better than mulching
middle of August was enough to careless plowman's root-pruning may second, and then the third-something strawberries. But whichever is used be
stimulate their best growth, and at the be avoided. By starting the Cutaway he never did before with Kieffer pears. careful to have the same as free from
same time keep the trees growingwell. harrow right after frost dries out in He attributed the difference in qualityto grass and weeds as possible, that are
When frost came these beans spring, before the surface becomes the soil; what is considered a good liable to come up among the plants,
were three and a half to four feet orchard be peach soil produces better Kieffer
dry and hard, the can particularly if the plants have to
high, and a solid mass which, when than other. C. H.
thoroughly fitted for summer cul pears any Allen I stand over another year. For my
packed down by snow, makes a grand ture. Our best tilled and most healthy : suggested that, if the Kieffers exhibitedhad part I do not advise carrying a bed
mulch and will supply nitrogen and orchard has not had a plow in it for been made better by.the Bartletts, over two years. There is a peculiarity
organic matter to be plowed under in six years now, and probably never will the probability was that the Bartletts about an old bed North and SouthI
early spring. Another orchard was have again. To make this plan a success had been made worse by the Kieffers; do not understand. In Ohio an old
treated to cowpeas in much the same harrowing must begin early. so that, on the whole, little had been bed will have berries to pick some
while (for several years past, in .. In looks could
way, gained. no one ask days before a new bed, but here in
older orchards,we have by the middleof Good Words for the Kieffer.At for anything finer than the Kieffer. Virginia it is the reverse; will some .
May each year turned under a rank Many of them are sold by the push-
a meeting of the New York one explain to me the reason.
growth of crimson clover that had horticulturists in New York city some cart men (as California Bartletts.it is
been sown at the last orchard harrow Kieffers were also shown which were said), but the man who buys them to SELECTING VARIETIES.
ing in the previous August. This on said to be really good to eat from the eat from the hand is likely to be dis Varieties that have done best with
light sandy lands has not suppliedmore hand. This variety created more discussion appointed.Country Gentleman. me the past season are many, but I _
nitrogen than is required for the among the members and others name as the four leading kinds, Tennessee
best tree development, but on stronger present than all the rest put to- Strawberry Crop Report. Prolific, No Name, Rio and
lands it is doubtful if it would be wiseto
gether. It is generally agreed that Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower : Lady Thompson. These varieties have
continue the clover after the trees they are of little value for eating, The strawberry crop of the seasonsf now been thoroughly tested all over
have reached a bearing age. although very fine for canning and 1895 was, taking all in all, the most the United States and the plants can ;

Overfed,overgrown,short-lived,one preserving. :Mr. E. F. Fowler, who unsatisfactory for many years. In be bought very reasonable, so that one
crop trees in the nitrogenized family co.lected and arranged this show of the South there was a very large crop can afford to plant them for the garden -
garden are constantly pointing out to fruit, said that he had formerly not : and prices ruled very low and returns or for commercial purposes;
us the fact that peach trees cannot be considered this pear fit to eat, but had were the most unsatisfatory for many they all have perfect blossoms theycan
grown in that way with any degreeof been forced to change his mind with years. In the North and Northwest be planted alone. For fertilizing,. _
success., Where green crops are reference to some which he had found frosts ruined nearly the entire crop use Haviland, Bubach No. 5, WarfieldNo.
in the orchard through the winter growing in Columbia county. They and the results were very discouraging. 2 ; none are better and few as

mice are apt to abound, and to were grown alongside a row of Bart- Yet with all these discourage. good.Of.
guard against their depredations, letts, and he aid others whom he con ments we must see a great advantage; the new ones Sunnyside is simply
and at the same time pro- sidered to be good authorities thoughtthe it should stimulate trade and plantingin wonderful and bound to please
tect the young tree from the various cross fertilization thus receivedwas large quantities, with better culture every one in its shape, color and pro
climatic difficulties that beset it, I like what had improved the quality.Dr. and more care in selecting varieties ductiveness. I notice the New York
to mound up a few shovelfuls of earth Hexamer, the president of the that are best adapted to our different experiment station of Geneva, in the
at its base at the approach of winter; club, said that the explanation was soils and locations. 1893 report, gives it as the most pro-
the labor cost is but slight, the advan that the blossoms of the Kieffer were Above all things don't neglect ductive berry on their grounds that
tages many, and the earth easily tumbles weak, and of themselves did not form mulching. In New Jersey and other year. It will produce ten quarts to
away at first cultivation in spring.If perfect fruit; when fertilized by an- States where marsh hay can be se- Gandy's one, and being so late it ex
the ground is inclined to be hard, other variety they form more perfect cured it makes an excellent mulch ; tends the season.Perdrick.This.
or if l clover or vetches have been fruit. He said that no other varietyis in the Southern States where pine strawis is a berry not .yet
grown, the annual culture should con- so variable, but that in the South it so plentiful and where labor is so introduced; I have it on trial. .- It re-



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Seed Potatoes at Wholesale Prices.


sembles the old Wilson, has very dustry, and therefore latent
healthful foliage, a perfect blossom, wealth. There is doubt sourceof furrow or running a bull-tongue plow can in a favorable season make

and in production is simply wonderful but we have the no whatever through it. I then sow my seed, three crops. I have entirely dis

in earliness. I right country about three pecks per acre, which carded the old
have not seen a berry for it, and when variety in its favor.C. .
immigration in
that sets makes it pretty thick; but, as a rule
would pick K.
as many at one pick- McQuARRiE,
on a scale
large rice will be
of i least
one at
25 per cent of the rice
ing. the main for generally DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
crops a money crop, grown is nothing but
Earliest.This is a seedling of that the Southern empty i 4-1
Michel's farmer can always hulls, or at least undeveloped to that Tomato Growing in
Early, and resembles it in turn to with the > Florida-II
plant and fruit; a beautiful shape andcolor results. certainty of satisfactory extent, so we have to be liberal with PIi.
There is no reason the After BY ROLFS.
seeding. the
makes plants quite freely. I whatever this plants are up, .
have had it trial for country should I treat the crop to a little top-dressing
two it
years import such
; a quantity of rice HARDENING OFF.
has a perfect blossom. every of nitrate of soda, which gives the

Clarence.-This is one of the most year, when we can produce it justas plants a good start; then, during the One should not be in a hurry to

peculiar berries much needed easy in the Southern States, as season, keep it well cultivated and plant out tomatoes. The field shouldbe

to its firmness and, shipping qualities., owing wheat can be produced in the Northern. cleanup to the time it stools, and then well prepared, and the ground well

It is, without exception, the best shipper you may consider the crop made. In warmed-up by the spring sun in north.ern .

I have seen.Vhen it In growing a rice crop it is generally this latitude, if we plant our rice crop sections of the State. Much time

mences to ripen yet it has little scarlet com-t recommended to have it, if possible in March or beginning of April, we may; be thrown away by being in a

streaks running all around it and : on new land, but where a large can always depend on getting a hurry to set the plants out even in

as acreage of it is grown annually, this second crop from the stubble of the South Florida. The shock attending
soon as they it is i
appear ready to pick. would be quite an impossibility. But first the setting out of is
It will keep for days and t crop. This second crop is gen- a crop not so much
ripen let the land be new or old, a of f not because of root mutilation but because
ing all over alike. In crop erally so good as the first, but i if j ,
after picking it has one beautiful or days rice on our sandy pine lands of f we fertilize it when we cut the first of being placed in disagreeable sur
a light- Florida has to be well fertilized with and roundings. When the have
crimson crop give good cultivation onceor plants
color it is so.firm it be
shipped hundreds; of miles. If do potash.< You can easily tell rice twice, it will repay us for our been grown in an open bed the atmospheric .

not wish to ship it, can pick you them grown on land poor in potash or without trouble. In using old land for a rice conditions are usually all right;

and will you potash fertilizer, by the numberof crop, I like to plow the land a couples in such a case the mechanical condi

green when they ripen just as pretty empty hulls on the stalk, and it i is months ahead of planting time ands tion of the soil is all that is necessary
as picked the vines.
Edith right here that the potash tells in it turn all growth on the land such as to be considered. For several days
pistillate.-This is still the
results< on grain production. There crab weeds before setting out water should be
largest berry I have but Samuel grass, etc., completely
yet seen, is no crop that will outyield rice i if f under and when withheld if the plants
Miller, of Bluff ton Mo. writes I am plowing, ; are quite large,
me, properly looked after and treated with scattering kainit broadcast as on newt and the time can be spared, it will be
September 1895, that he measuredone
that 29 the proper fertilizers, and taking i land. The kainit helps to decom found better to harden the plants fora
ten inches
7j( the other in circumference one way and all around, I know my farmer friendswill pose all trash and sweetens the soil. week or ten days. Just before removing -

weighed 2# ounces. bear me out, when I say that no In planting on old land, it is best tot from the plant-bed wet the soil

Haviland, Bubach No. and Wa r crop that I make gives me more satisfaction check the rows, dropping eight to down thoroughly. Much more soil

field No. 2 still have their 5 places than my rice crop. ten grains or more in each hill. By will adhere to the plant, and it will be
If I
old standard varieties. am going to make a crop on checking it in this way you can get found comparatively easy to start a
new land, I want the land field in this .
well 1
completely of the crab way.PREPARING
Carrie is a seedling of Haviland J, broken grass,
and its simply wonderful, and again up during the previous winter r, as you can cultivate it both ways, and THE FIELD.
f plowing it first with a good turning after the first two or three cultiva- The
leads the parent plant in making plow, and then tomato plant is comparatively

plants, productiveness and size of fruit, either a double cross-plowing shovel it with tions you can put the horse hoe> a deep feeder and so wants as much

color and firmness. plow, or an blades on the cultivator, and smooth soil as can be supplied. New land is
Timbell, Jessie, Hatfield, Accomac, ordinary 1 harrowing it over cultivator and and then the crab grass completely. not the best to use //or this crop; there
Bidwell over again, Rice must not follow itself on thAt ie is much from
Bomba, Bowman, Burt, Captain i until I get all the sod broken danger fungoid diseases

Jack, Daisy, Dayton, Fulton,Glendale j the last harrowing I scattered up. same land, as it impoverishes the on such land. So long as the soil is
Lady Rusk, Leader, Lydia, ManChester four hundred soil more than any other crop, but if kept free from the enemies of the toma-
pounds of kainitper
and many others of the old acre and harrowed it we want to continue it on the same to, the plant will not grow tired of a
j standard sorts have been j well in.i land, we can sow a crop of klocation be raised
plowed u n- When I ; crops may a great
am ready to begin planting wheat in the
der. early spring, and it will consecutive
M. P. THOMPSON, SR. I run furrows with many years by the use of
Rio Vista, Fla. a bulltongueplow be ready to plow under in time to commercial fertilizer, without diminution
about gay
three feet
apart. In[ make a rice but
crop ; we must use in yield. Some tomato
these furrows I scattered grow
about twoto potash very liberally in that case to able raise
Upland Rice. three ers are to better crops on old
hundred, pounds acre of results.
ttditor Farmer and Fruit-Grower per get good There is a new land than on new.

Rice : fertilizer containing acid phosphatend variety of rice called Japan rice, that The soil should be light
in and
production Florida and warm
potash, not than 8
per cent.each. a in
through the South crop ninety to one hundred sandy. There is not much choice in
generally may be I mix this fertilizer well with
days. have tried it and find
looked upon as a very promising i i.r inthe soil, by dragging a chain in the i it all that is claimed for it, so we regard ern Florida to the, slope where, except the for southern N onh.


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A good water protection shouldbe in which they grow rapidly and steadily Poultry. NEW RflAMMOTHoultry (
sought. This cannot from the Guide for 1898 J'iAed
alwaysbe the
starting seedling to ------------------------------------------------ t.y1 book ever publithed, contains nearly 100
found, but a wind break can be ripening fruit. This is their normal ..Edited A.._. A. .A.by. S. S.A.DeLANOY. *-&..A.Apopia.&..A.. j -,**Fla..K..&._ *I pages poultry, all houses printed ran in remedies colon,plans and tot recipes tat (f
grown and kept by every one. While habit of growth, and any interferencewith for all diseases, and how to male poultry ;
With Interest.A and gardening pi.!. Sent poet paid for 15c. I
this will not protect a field against it is sure to result in less perfect John Banzoherdr.box31Freeport, Ill
frost, it will break the force of many development and fruit fulness. A temporary hen is more productive in pro
cold winds which do much more dam- check, which would have no portion to her size than any animal on
age than we think. An unprotected permanent influence on peas, beansor the farm. The average well fed hen THE IMPROVED VICTORINCUBATOR
location should be selected; while the lettuce, will materially lessen the will lay trom 100 to ISO eggs in a year
best of land and locations may be had fruitfulness of a tomato, pepper or eaeh one of which will weigh two
for the same price, it is folly to work egg-plant, even though it does not ounces or more, thus yielding in solid : _-=
Hatches Chickens by Steam.
against odds. In 1892 a case was lessen its ultimate size and apparent matter nearly four times her own _- -- Abeolokall.elt-re.alatl...
observed where a narrow strip of oaks vigor. I could give details of experience weight in the twelve months. At the (-01&0 and The cheapest simplest first-class most Hatchet reliable
was of more value than a water pro which go to prove this fact,but same rate of product, a cow would logne 4centa: GEo.ERTEL In the market.dd CO..Circulars QolncyIll free,
tection. In this case the field was readers will recall instances where a yield two tons of cheese or butter in
lying to the southeast of a small oak single volunteer tomato plant which the year;; and this comparison shows
hammock-it was really the southeast sprang up after the Started plantswere conspicuously the relative superiorityof
slope of a cleared hammock, a portionof set, and in the favorable weather the modest hen over the more val- -
which had been left to the north grew steadily without check, was no ued cow. Moreover, in addition to
and west. The frost killed out all the ticeably more productive, though no her contribution of eggs, she will reara
tomatoes but about five acres highestand larger, than those that were trans- brood of ten or twelve chicks, and U*ATP* .! V 14!._Ch tokens! wiVthe BY' STEAM.lJf MODEL-
nearest to the remaining portionof planted. If individual plants of egg- care for them until they are able to I a EXCELSIOR Incubator
the hammook. Other fields of the plant and pepper are noted, those look after themselves, while the cow ; Simpit Pvrftet &1.f.B. pl.,.
same altitudes within sight that were which have grown most steadily and rears but one duplicate of herself year- ing.nt-da.e Thoeunda Lowest la .nceeunlCtreslsrs priced
not protected, and all fields not as been least checked in transplantingwill i ly. If the hen fails in doing this it is Send Co.ire for*. GEO.Hatcher II. BTA1IL md, .
high, even though near bodies of water, prove the most productive plants. for want of her owner's care, and from Illni.Cttilorne. 114 tonS a Oth fit.Qilnfy.ni.
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were frozen. The practical lesson of these observa- thorough mismanagement, which di-
FERTILIZERS. tions is that the utmost care should be verts success from her own wellmeantand FOR: SALE,

There are fertilizers on the market taken in starting plants of this classto motherly care.The Feather. Farm-Raised White and Barred
that have been put up especially for secure steady and unchecked Money in-. tomatoes and under that growth.
usually go and Silver Cornish Indian
name, Tomato Special. The ingredients Sowing the seed should be delayed Too little attention is given to rais- Games and Mammoth Wvandottes Bronze Turkeys. Specimens
of these "tomato specials" are until there is just time enough before ing broilers for the spring markets. HIGH for GRADE exhibition FLOCKS and pens 4I for.Write the founding for my big;of
not always known, but should contain setting the planss in the open groundfor While much care and some expense catalogue. Address
about the following : the seedlings with a moderate rate attend this, prices realized are almost ALBERT F. FIRESTINE Logansville Ohio.
of growth to reach the size most desirable uniformly high, and the business oughtto
FERTILIZER FORMULA. for handling and transplanting. show a good profit when carefully pronounced and regular than in the ,
Available phosphoric acid 7 per cent Special care should be taken to handled. The big cities East and East.-American Agriculturist.
Potash . . 6 cent ...
per so control light, heat and moisture as West absorb great numbers of these -m
Nitrogen . . 4 per cent to secure the steady growth of the young chickens, and so much neg-- For Winter Eggs.If .
Kaiiit is a good source of potash, plants. To start the seed so early or lected is the industry that every year you want the best results from
and at the same time the byproductsin grow the plants so rapidly as to be sees an interchange, Boston and New your hens and pullets this winter, sep
it act as fungicides, and give very forced to hold them back or let them York making drafts upon the West, arate them from the males at once,
beneficial results on blight. Nitrogen get soft and spinding through want and Chicago at certain times sending I putting the cocks and cockerels in a
h; should be obtained from nitrate of of room is sure to result in a poor to the seaboard markets for needed yard by themselves. Then you can
soda and cotton-seed meal ; the former crop of fruit, no matter how promis- supplies. The "season" is during the feed the hens for eggs, and get them,
making up about one per cent will be ing the plants look in July. The months of March, April and May, too, if you feed rightly, and have warm
available immediately, and the latter ground should be well prepared andso after which the word broiler loses its quarters for the flock. The cocks and
gradually. Use 2,000 to 3,060 poundsto fertilized as to give the plants a significance,and the term spring chicken cockerels can then be fed more corn
the acre, and apply at one time and well.balanced food ration, and the is used. It is during the months than if the flock were together. In
work in deeply. If the land is thirstythe plants set and the ground cultivated so named that the demand is best and fact, the male birds require more corn
fertilizer should be applied at three as to avoid, as far as possible, the least I the highest prices obtainable. The than the females, and they can eat
different times, using about onefourthof check in the growth of the plants.- weights most popular are i% to \y2 much more of it with no danger of
it the first time or just before settingthe Garden and Forest pounds in the East, and ift to 2 making them over fat. As a general,
plants, and one-third when the pounds in the West. The chickensare the-year feed, I have never found
plants begin to bloom; the remainderto Quick Work With Potatoes.A eight to twelve weeks old, depending anything better than corn, wheat and
be applied a week before the earliest resident of New Smyrna, this on weather conditions, at the time oats, while I am convinced by a thor
picking. The best tomato land will State, writes to the Rural New Yorker: they reach this weight and are readyfor ough trial of it, that wheat will make
give the most profitable returns for the "C. E. Chapman may raise potatoesat market, therefore it is none too more eggs than any other grain. And
amount of fertilizer used by applying ii cents per bushel, but he can't early to get the incubators in order while there is much tommyrot written
it all at one time. If hill fertilizationis raise them and plant them on Octobers with a view of preparing broilers for about "morning mashes,;' etc., in
practiced the space that the fertilizer s and in nine weeks dig them as largeas early spring markets. connection with egg-production, it is
.. is applied to should be about three feet and larger than hens' eggs, as I am Among the Central and Southern certain that by certain processes in
in diameter. doing, and have been for some time.I States supplying Chicago and St. Louis feeding, hens can be stimulated to lay
e 4 plowed the ground with one horsein markets, Illinois and Missouri proba- more eggs than they would lay if not
How to Grow Peppers and Egg- two hours-one-fourth acre-fur bly furnish the greater proportion.First so fed. With fine birds, that I care
Plants. rowed it, manured in the row with shipments are usually from Ten- anything about, I never attempt to
There are few vegetables which so four one-horse loads of well rotted nessee, but the trade finds fault with stimulate them to laving out of season,
often disappoint growers by failing to : stable manure, dropped the seed, two these because, as a rule, they are too as I believe it injurious to the flock.
produce fruit as peppers and egg- bushels cut, and covered it in one-half small and thin in flesh. Not long ago But where fowls are kept for revenue
plants. It seems to be an easy matter day. I cultivated it when well up, in two hundred dozen frozen broilers were from eggs, it is to the interest of the
I c to grow plants which by the last of one hour, hoed once in two hours (of shipped from New York to Chicagoand owner to force egg-laying during the
August are large and vigorous, but in course, I did not hill much). The sold at 23 cents per pound, emphasizing winter months, when eggs commandthe
many cases only an occasional plant total time spent was ten hours, witha the uneven distribution at best prices.-Southern Fancier.
L is productive. Conditions of soil, man and horse, at $2.50 per day. I different times of the year. H. L. .....m..
;- climate and culture might cause such could sell my potatoes at 300. a peckif Brown & Son, of Chicago, who handle Major James Evans has purchased
failure, but I think it is most often I wished." large quantities of poultry, report salesas 6,000 orange trees for nursery, pur-
the outcome of little-understood pecu- high as $8 per dozen and 250. per poses and 400 larger ones for a grove.D. .
liarities of solanaceous plants. The Strawberries are looking very well, pound during the height of the season. S. Borland left on Monday's steamer -
tomato, egg-plant and pepper are annuls and there is a fair promise of an abundant These figures afford hints of what may for Lakeland to bring back several
i, and natives of a tropical climate.! yield. Though somewhat set be done, not only in the South, but in thousand budded orange trees. This
I The seed does not start until the back by the recent cold,it is probablethat the West as well, where in such citiesas company have shipped in 100 tons of
i. growing.season, and then the plants berries will be shipped about the San Francisco and Denver a con- fertilizer for their groves.. -Fort My-
'r!t have the advantage of a uniformly fa first of next month.-Gainesville Sun. I' siderable demand exists, although less ers Press. I -
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I r Do:.you know; that Haines City was Book Markers.For His Grandfather, a RevolutionarySoldier
the in the and not and His Father, Both
1- .only county, Our Rural Home: IN 1896.
i I': many, jn the,.State that has planted Very dainty book markers are made Died of Paralysis, Yet the

; more vegetables than ever before, and from the lower corners of thick white Third Generation is Cur-
no.place can show such tomato yines ed--The Method. Briseis, a new novel by WILLIAM
envelopes. BLACK, written with all the author'swellknown
: as can be seen around here. Keep Measure two and a half inches from (From the Herald Boston, Mass) charm of manner, will beginin

your eye on Haines City.BartowCourier. the corner on hoth edges of the en- i Like a thunderboldt from a clear sky, the December Number, 1895: and continue -
.. velope, and draw a light straight line : a, stroke of paralysis came to Mr. FrankT. until May. A new novel by i
Fernandina Mirror "Rev. the Ware, the well-known Boston auctioneer GEORGE DU MAURIER, entitled The Mar-
The says: across the corner at places
and appraiser, at 235 Washington tian, will also begin during the year. Its
Drv Davies, pastor of the First Presbyterian marked. Outline one of the quaint
street. He went to bed one night about not too much to say that no novel has
Church, who own? a fine Kate Greenaway figures, having the six years ago, seemingly in robust health. ever been awaited with such great expectations -
orange grove and saved it from injury feet below the line nearly to the cor- When he awoke his left side was stiff- as the successor to Trilby.

from ,the frost by building fires aroundit ner. Paint the figure with diamondart ened by the deadening of the nerves. The? Personal Recollections of Joan. of
this He The interviewer sought out Mr. Ware Arc will continue and will relate the
has good season. colors.
a crop to get the facts. He gave the interesting story of the failure and martyrdom of the
selling the fruit at$6 per box. This To make the art colors dissolve one particulars in his own way. ,Maid of Orleans. Other important fiction -

grove is situated seven miles from Lees- fourth of a teaspoonful of Diamond "The first shock came very suddenly of the year will be a novelette by

burg. Dye powder in half a gill of boiling while I was asleep, but it was not lasting MARK TWAIN, under the title, Tom Sawyer -
Close citizen and water and apply with a fine camel's in its effects, and in a few weeks I was Detective; a humorous three-part
George: leading able to be about. A few months after, tale called Two Mormons from Muddlety,
vegetable;grower residing four miles of hair brush. when exhausted by work and drenched hy LA.XGDOX ELWYN MITCHELL; and
I Ocala came to this county ten years Any color desired may be made in with rain, I went home in a very nervous short stories by OCTAVE THANET, RICHARD

i I ago from Colorado and bought about this way. Cut out carefully the por- state. The result was a second and HARDING DAVIS, MARY E. WILKINS,

one.hundred, acres of original forest tion of the figures above the line, and more severe shock, after which my left :JULIAN RALPH, BRANDER MATTHEWS,
then the line from the arm and leg were practically helpless. OWEN WISTER, and other well-known
and thrift he has straight figureto
land. By industry
"My grandfather, who was a soldier in writers.
been-remarkably successful in the line the sides of the envelope.Cut the Revolutionary War, and lost an arm I Professor OODROW WILSON will contribute -
of vegetable growing. Last season the back of the envelope in the struggle for American independence six papers on George Washington -

his entire market crop consisted of straight across by the line. died finally of paralysis. My I and his times, with illustrations by
hundred acres of Irish potatoes Instead of the figures a spray of father also died of paralysis although it I HOWARD PYLE. POULTNEY BIGELOW'Sstory
one was complicated with other troubles, and of The German Struggle for
flowers be the
painted on corner
and ten acres of tomatoes. He used may so I had some knowledge of the fatal Liberty, illustrated by R. CATON WOOD-
seventy-five tons of fertilizer and his below the line, with the art colors, or character of the disease which is heredi- VILLE, will be continued through the

net profits on the crop were $12,000. a few appropriate words in quaint let- tary in our family. After the second winter. Two papers on St. Glair's defeat

-Ocala Banner. tering will make a suitable decoration. shock I took warning, for, in all proba- and Mad Anthony Wayne's victory, by
After the lettering has been done in i bility, a third would carry me off. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, with graphic
Thepast week the department has marks it with "Almost everything under the sun was illustrations will be printed during theyear.
light pencil over a
been busy-supplying tobacco seed to go recommended to me, and I tried all the .
between 2,000 and 3,000 applicants. pen or fine brush and Diamond gold remedies that seemed likely to do any A noteworthy feature of the MAGAZINE -

The varieties sent out were Vuelta paint. good, electricity, massage and specialists, during 1896 will be a series of articles -
When the figure is not used, cut the but to no effect. ; by CASPAR W. WHITNEY, describinghis I
and Old 1 Florida Leaf
Abajo, Sumatra "The I found that of miles shoes and
corner off by the straight line, or a only thing helpedme trip 2,600 on snow
for cigar tobaccos, and North Carolina curved line. was Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I with dog sledge trains into the unexplored ,
white stem plug tobacco. The war in fancy verily believe that if it hadn't been for Barren Grounds of British North
Cuba has caused considerable difficulty i I To use the marker, slip it on the those; pills I would have been dead years America in pursuit of wood-bison and
seed sufficient corner of the page you wish marked. musk-oxen. Mr. WHITNEY'S series will
in securing to supplythe ago."Yes
These markers being inexpensive and I still have a slight reminder of have the added interest of being illus-
heavy demand, In addition to the last attack six left trated from taken him-
easily made, are suitable for gifts be- : years ago. My arms photographs by
the above the commissioner will distribute not as strong as the other and my left self.
friends and do the
not to
100 bushels of long staple Sea : tween carry foot drags a little, as the paralysis had the !
Island cotton seed. The policy of recipient a sense of indebtedness as effect of deadening the nerves. But I can The Volumes of the MAGAZINE begin

the commissioner is one that will ma- more expensive gifts sometimes do. still walk a good distance, talk as easilyas with the number of June and Decemberof
R. E. M. ever,and my general health is splendid. each year. When no time is mentioned -
terially add to the prosperity of our .. I[ am really over seventy years old, although subscriptions will begin with the
citizens and State.-Floridian. 4. I am generally taken to be twenty Number current at the time of receipt of

President Mote, of the Board of The Workbox years younger than that. order.
"The Pink Pills keep blood in good Remittances should be made by Post-
A sofa hammock in my
Trade has received for or pillow, or,
condition, and I believe that is why I am office Money Order or Draft, to avoid
tobacco seed enough to plant ISO deed a pillow that is to be used any- so well, although cheerfulness may help. chance or loss.A'ewspapera .

acres. On Saturday (to-morrow.) he where else, can have a very nice "I have thought of it a great many are not to copy this advertisement
will distribnte what seed he has on washable cover, and surely, with the times, and I honestly believe that the without the express order of

hand amongst applicants of this vicin- wonderful display of such fabrics, no Pink Pills have saved my life." Harper d Brothers.

ity. Applications have been received one need fail of being pleased or sigh Mr. Ware has every appearance of a HARPER'S PERIODICALS.
perfectly healthy man, and arrives at his
from points clear outside of the terri- for silks and satins. office promptly at 3 o'clock every morn- Harper's Magazine one year $4 00

tory of this Board of Trade; these Every known method of embroideryis ing,although he has reached an age when Harper's Weekly . 4 00
cannot be supplied here, but must utilized in their decoration, but artistic many men retire from active life. His Harper's Bazar. . 4 00
Harper's Round Table 2 (00)()
experience is well known to a great
look to other sources. With each effects are oftener obtained with many I
people in Boston, where his constant Postage Free to all subscribers in the United
bold and
package of seed distributed, President simple, designs common cheerfulness has won him hosts of friends. States, Canada and Mexico. I
Mote will give: the applicant a copy stitches than with intricate patternsand He says that in his opinion both his father Address ,

of Bulletin No. 30 of the Experiment elaborate embroidery.A and his grandfather could have been HARPER & BROTHERS,

Station, which gives full details about beauty of the. former .sort_ was saved if Pink Pills had been obtainable at P. 0. Box 959. N. Y. City. I
made ot cream art linen embroideredin that____ time.n_____ __
tha cultivation of tobacco.-Leesburg ,
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People I
Commercial.Just two parallel rows of chain stitching,
contain all the elements necessary to (
as this paper predicted several done in two shades of old blue Asiatic give new life and richness to the blood Scientific American

months since, the reclaimin or reha- twisted embroidery silk, the darker and restore shattered nerves. They may Agency forCAVBATS

bilitation of frosted orange groves is shade being used for the inner line. be had of all druggists, or direct by mailfrom .
beginning in earnest. Nonresidentgrove Another cover, made of the new the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., a,
Schenectady,N. Y.,at 50c. per box,or six
soft.finished natural-tinted Russian
owners are dropping in every boxes for$2.50.Beginning .
day, and upon seeing what rapid crash, is to be embroidered in the

growth well attended trees have made some way with two shades of Sultan- ,

since the freeze, they are encouragedto red, and the edge finished with lace. of a Great Industry. TRADE HARIC9,
Although tidies have much of their DESIGN PATENTS
chance. And
give own a We have the only seed in United States of COPYRIGHTS, ttto. 1
thus it is that many heretofore idle old-time popularity, there's few homes I true For Information and free Handbook:write to

laborers are finding employment, local where they do not appear in some DALMATIAN I INSECT POWDER PLANT\ Oldest MUNN bureau& CO for. 861 securing Bao DWU.patents Niw la America You.

fertilizer factories are being patronized, form, and one recently seen was madeof Pyrethrum Cinnerariae Folium (not the poorer the Every public patent by taken a notice out given by us free Is of brought charge before la&beI
and the result is particularly salutaryall three strips of hnckaback about two Persian Py. Ros. or Py Alba.) One ox. for 2000
plants. $1.50 post paid Will mail you small deutine 1Ueti'nuIAnesC
around. The progress of the work inches wide, darned solidly with lav- packet for 50 names of your neighbors (at your
referred is noticeable here and ender Asiastic twisted embroidery postoffice and of heads of families only.) Will circulation
to we ] mail them and you also our magnificent South- world. of any scientific paper In the
presume in many other sections of the silk. Between these strips were sewn ern Seed Catalogue for 1896 mailed free to all ap- man should Splendidly to without Illustrated.It. Weekly.No Intelligent&3ToQ.
of three-inch wide satin ribbon. plicants. The HOWARD & WIU.ET DRUG year: $1.30 six months Address MUXJT* CO,
orange belt-Orlando Reporter. strips CO4rANY.Aurusta. Ga. I'1iJUiBus,U Broadway New York City .




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i Chrysanthemums are very effectivefor make as follows : Boil two cups of The Grape Cure. !t

embroidery and are usually givena granulated and ten tablespoonfuls r
sugar The grape has been found in many EVERY

solid .treatment, although long and of water together in a porcelain cases to rapidly reorganize and reconstruct 3HOULD KNOW FAMILY THAT
short stitch is less work and kettle. When of the
very satisfactory a drop syrup put the blood current, and to surprise -

The flowers may be workedin I in cold water forms a soft ball between the tissues, and excite the ner-

pink or yellow Asiatic rope or Roman the: fingers and is not at all sticky the vous system into health. The bever-

floss, as preferred. The ribbons boiling is completed.Pour age form of grape juice is an agreeableand

connecting the flowers in palest shadeof the syrup over the whites of wholesome nutriment in a great .

the flowers, or in white, and the two eggs beaten to a stiff froth. Add variety of sicknesses. Its fruits acids,

edge follow the same coloring.A about a tablespoonful of ex
may orange its blood salts, and its grape sugar, D C
low tea-table, suggestive of cosey tract. Continue to beat the mixture make it a valuable medicine. It affords

comfort and warm welcomes on dark until all the syrup is poured in and a nourishing and easily managedfood ,

afternoons, must have a place not too spread it as rapidly as possible over for dyspeptics of many kinds.

far from the fire. The urn may be the; cakes. It will form a smooth, soft We seek to supplant alcoholic and fermented -

iron, brass 'or silver, and antique or icing that can be readily cut. Place drinks by something more

modern, and the china may be Spode, the cakes together. A cup of grated wholesome, more satisfying and re

Limoges; Minton or common ware, cocoanut may be added to the icing. freshing-something embodying all
ft '
very remarkable remedy, both for IN.
but in any case the tea must be good.A BANANA CAKE. the best principles of ripe grapes TERNAL and EXTERNAL, a ad won.
little bowl with slices of lemon will dcrrul ia Its quick action relieve d1streu.
marred that would
by nothing
Beat to a cream the yolks of four falsely u for
Pain-Killer *sure nre Sort
suit some tastes better than the more eggs and two cups of sugar. Add stimulate or excite; and in the new era ? Thp0ttt COD.b.,
( hill., Diarrhirn
universal sugar and cream. The cover three-quarters of a cup of cold water, that is dawning the life-giving princi ('little ra, and all. Bowel Dysentery Complaint, Cramps.

must be white. A square of fine linen flavored with a teaspoonful of banana pies of the grape, in its purest condi- l-aMlMTLMMMGrt4r> Is THE BEST KB.
known for
embroideredwith he
more or less elaborately extract. Sift over this two cups of tion, will enter every home as a comfort !irknt>Nfl, sirk Hrndarhe, Pnln in the
Roman floss which is soft and a llarfc or?Ide,J{ueuinatfsm and Kenralda.
flour, mixed with one teaspoonful of and a blessing, instead of a delusion Is
remove from filo floss. Any schemeof cream of tartar and half a teaspoonfulof and a snare. Its sub-acid taste Pain-Killer BEST LINIfENP
>!A I)E. It
brings tpetdy and
permanent t relief
the Asiatic dyes may be chosen.- ( soda. Fold in the whites of two and easiness of assimilation give it In all cases of Braises, Cats, Sprains.

American Cultivator. beaten stiff froth. Bake the certain advantages."The Severe Burns, AGDin
eggs, to a KI'11 Is the well tried and
cake also in three layers. :Make the quantity of sound grapes," DIerlinnir AU.D, Farmer r, treated friend of the
Planter, Sailor, and
Four Fine Cakes. same rule for icing in the same way as says Dr. Irving, "one may eat with In fact all classes wanting a medicine always at
band and safe to use internally
Despite the usual high prices of eggsat for orange cake, but do not add any impunity is something astonishing. I with certainty of relief. externally

this season the cook delights in cake orange extract. Stir a cup of chopped Persons at the Continental grape cures IS RECOMMENDED
By Phyiiciant,by Jlinrionariei,
making and frosting novelties. The bananas in half the icing, and use this consume from 6 pounds to 12 pounds Mechanlct,by Nurses in Hospital by Mlniitert\y

following ,with the exception of the to ice two cakes. Put one of these on daily. Grapes constitute a perfect BY EVERYBODY.n .

banana cake will keep several days. the other and cover the third or top nutriment, which includes in remarkable AU.* /n-Killer m ls r.Medicine and few Ch Tesseis t la,

layer of cake with plain icing. On proportions the nitrogenous al leave port without supply of It.
BUTTERNUT CAKE. Sty So family can afford to be without this
this top icing arrange slices of bananain buminoid and respiratory principles, Invaluable remedy in the boose. Its price brings
Cream a cupful of butter with two within the reach of all, and it will annual/!
circles, or in any way you choose. indispensable to a good alimentation. save many times Its cost In doctors'bills.
of soft brown sugar (this sugar is essential According to the analysis of a French Beware of imitations. Take none but the
genuine "PXSBY DAVIS."
lj;) add the yolks of four eggs BANANA EXTRACT. chemist, a striking analogy exists be-

and half a grated nutmeg, also half a Fill a small pint can as full as possi- tween the juice of the and
cupful.of milk; sift three large cupfulsof ble of sliced bananas. Cover them woman's milk. Some of the affections

flour with two heaping teaspoonfuls with 90 per-cent. alcohol and let them which the be used for 81 Til to the desire for Morphine,Opium -
and mix all infuse for three four weeks. grape may as n I U ,Whisky or Tobacco. Proof
baking powder, or Orange a reparative medical agent of great U I free; f 5 to cure Morphine or
{ together with the whites of four eggs. extract is made in the same way, using value, are those arising from troublesin I II Whisky Tobacco habits habit.; $2 for curing.

Lastly, stir in a coffee cup of butternut the yellow outer skin of the reddish- function
the digestive diseases of
and bake in round Of :Mediterranean that TO THE SUFFERERS FROM
a yellow
pan. oranges the liver, etc. In fact, by using the
course this is merely an "old fashioned come in market in the spring. Valencia luscious but inoffensive grape, you can PULMONARY DISEASES.

cupcake," but it makes a hand- orange peel is the best for this re-establish the physiological conditions

some loaf, or is equally good baked in jurpose. These extracts are better of clear and I beg leave to state that I now have a sure cure
thoughts correct ex
for that dread disease. .
small tins as actual "cup-cakes. for being kept six months or a year pression."Horticultural Review. well know that this Pulmonary disease carries Consumption.You off one-

... CHOCOLATE MARBLE CAKE." Before they are used. They are ex- ...... -- seventh of the world's population every year.
remedy was discovered in Mexico,and I
One of butter two of cellent for flavoring creams, custards, Professor E. Dubois of have gained possesion of it,and now offer it for _
cup cups manager
and delicate desserts well Fale under a guarantee to cure or money refunded -
sugar, two cups of flour, one cup oi any as as San Luis vineyards, has moved his and expect to achieve as great a success
well as for cakes and icings.NewYork with it as I have with my Great Morphine
cornstarch, four eggs, two rounding Tribune. wine exhibit, which attracted so much Whisky and Tobacco Cures. Write for full par-
teaspoonfuls of baking powder and attention at the Atlanta Exposition, to ticulars. The price of Wilson's ConsumptionCure
is $15-$10 cash with order and $rs when
one cup of milk. Cream the butter St. Augustine. There he will not only cure is complete. II you have any relatives or
It land office
was a day at colony
friends from this complaint, I would
and stir the gradually into it. attract the attention of the thousandsof suffering
sugar headquarters yesterday. A large number deem it a great favor if you would call their at.
Beat the yolks thoroughly and add tourists who visit "ye ancient citie" sention to this. No frauds are allowed to use the
of people were doing business United mails and
States the tact that
them, then the cup of milk. Sift the there and Mr. Hafer and his (force during the season, but the editors of the have for four years done an immense mail order
with the flour twice. entire well the business should convince anyone that we can be
baking powder country as on occasion -
were busy all the day long. We are relied upon to do as we advertise to do. This
Beat the whites to a stiff froth and with the the of the meeting of the National remedy suits all cases. It must go by express.
gratified success gentlemen Hope this will interest you and prove to be the
add them after the flour has been Editorial Association. Mr. Dubois
who are managing the enterpriseare means of saving some fnend or relative.
When all is mixed take when Address, B. WILSON.
stirred in. knows a good thing he sees it,
having. May it grow and Lock Box N. Laredo, Mexico.
grow 97
of the batter and stir into and is slow take
out a cupful not to advantage of
for there is room for all in this gloriousland
this a heaping tablespoon of grated of sunshine and plenty.-Green all such things.Tallahasseean.

r chocolate. Fill your baking-pan an t. -
Cove Spring.
' inch deep with the light batter. Then I ...,.,.. Mr. Andrews visited the Rocky SEED POTATOES.

? drop .upon this small spoonfuls of the How's This? Point neighborhood ]last week, and was

V dark, then another layer of the light, We offer One Hundred Dollars Rewardfor much impressed with the large amountof A full stock of Selected Seed Potatoes, grown

and so on, reserving some of the light, any case of Catarrh that cannot. be land under canvass. After obtain- expressly for the Florida Market and carefully

for, the top. The flavoring for this cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. ing data as to costs, etc., from Mr. selected as to early maturing qualities. *

cake should be vanilla. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Crown, who, I believe, put the cost of 8p&uldin'g Burbank...Per.$2.28 Bbl.

Toledo, 0. Rural New Improved .2 ............ 2.25
We, the undersigned, have known F. protecting an area of ground at about Improved Early Ohio. ................ 2,28
ORANGE CAKE. J. Cheney for the fifteen and be- $450, he is convinced that from the Improved Early Rose................ 2.25
of and the years, Dakota Reds......................... 2.00
Cream two cups sugar lieve him perfectly honorable in all busi- superior quality of the truck pro-

yolks of four eggs together. Then ness transactions and financially able to tected as! compared with that in the These Potatoes are grown by S.T.Spauldlng,
add half a cup of cold water. Sift carry out any obligations made by their open field, and also from the far better Avoca, New York who has had long experiencein
firm. this line and is sending us only selected stock.
over this mixture two cups of flour, WEST & TRUAX prices realized, protection pays.- We guarantee them true to name. We can
supply other varieties at lowest market prices.
one tablespoonful of cream of tartar Wholesale Druggists, Toledo. 0 Gainesville Sun.

and a half tablespoonful of soda,'and WALDISQ, KINNAN & MARVIN, -- ...... -

beat the mixture well. Beat the whitesof Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, o.Hall's Colonel Tiffin purchased two ostriches We also manufacture "THE IDEAL," a
complete vegetable fertilizer,at Ere a ton.
iwo eggs until they are stiff and fold Catarrh Cure is taken internally, at Atlanta and had them ship-

themin the batter. Bake the cake in acting bottle. directly Sold by upon all druggists.the blood and Testimc-mu- ped to his place at Courtney, where, WILSON. & ,&TOOMER,

three-layer pans and frost them each cous surfaces of the system. Price. 75c. it is rumored, he intends starting an '"The Fertilizer House of FloridaJacksonville ,". '

with icing, flavored with orange, and per nials free. ostrich farm.-Florida Star. !,Flo

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I Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower Bratt, T. D. :McIntyre, W. H. Reed I I ing could show more plainly than this >ortalion of it to the Northern market '

and G. M. Cooper. fact the glittering promise and the ?. This would, indeed, be the

Street A Weekly,Jacksonville.Newtpaper Fla. published at 16 Main splendid profits of the orange business finesse of revenge. Raise new potatoes -

Welcome to the Editors.In that it could for thirty years lure men and peas, fine lettuce, strawber-

. TEEMS OF SUBSCRIPTION referring briefly to this pleasant i away from such a culture as this. But ies, all kinds of tropical and semitropical -

For One Tear ............ .......fj.oo incident-this gossippy interlude be- Florida has been rudely recalled to fruits, eggs, spring chickens;
For Six Month*.............u.u.u............. ..... 1.00 one of her best possibilities, and at the make guava and strawberry jelly, savory -
In Forejyn Countries ........... ..... 3x0Subscriptions tween the feverish and sometimes time Cuba and Sumatra
same to
caaee Jersey butter and cream and sell
in all cash in
menacing acts of the drama of news
advance. No discount allowed on one's be passing under a cloud. to these great hotels. It would be a

subscription(except in a club), but to from J day to day, by a face-to-face visit But tobacco culture is a business good; scheme for the right kind of men

all agents a liberal cash commission will with the newsmongers themselvesItis requiring close personal attention to undertake.

be allowed on all subscriptions obtained and intensive methods, and we hopeour .
only to that THE
by them. Write for terms. necessary say
To every new subscriber we will send, FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER, on behalf inexperienced planters will not Florida's Finances.In .
: a of Whitneita "Garden- rush into ten and twenty and thirtyacre -
postpaid copy this, which be called Flor-
of the classes it may
whom seeks
to I
in the wholesale reckless
ing in Flonaa. For two new subscribers crops ida's crucial it is gratifying to
at $ .OO each, we will send, represent, bids the honored membersof way which has so characterized year
learn that her
finances are on the
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange American farmers from the
Culture." the National Press Association a days soundest basis and getting better all

Bates of advertising on application. cordial welcome to Florida. The the morus multicaulis down to sor- the while. A letter from the Gov

Remittances should be made by check, g;hum. There are, hovever, some ernor to Comptroller Bloxham dated ,
Florida Press Association did its best ,
note, order certainties about
postal money or registered it-equally as sure
letter to order of for the guests. as the possibility of a dollar a pound January f 14, says :
JTJ.BHEB AND FRUIT GROWER, -which will "I am in receipt of your communication
Jacksonville Fla. measurably prevent this. of the 2d instant in which
Guides to Tobacco Growers. you .
The fineness of the seed, (a teaspoonful state :
In addition to the to the the tenderness of
CONTENTS. Experiment acre), the
The State's finance are in such a
Station Bulletin No. 30, the growernow young plants, the parasites which in satisfactory condition that I
Planting Peach Orchards; Prevention of has offered him the written in fest it and are ever ready to cut it to am more
Hillside Washing ..................... .... 50 structions of Mr. H. Curtis the ground or cut holes in the leaves than gratified in being able to recommend -
Kaffir Corn; The Kola Nut................ 51 agricultural a reduction of the tax rate for
Southern Peach Culture-II. ............... 52 and immigration agent of the insure tobacco for the greater part 1896.
F. C. and P. R. R. headquarters against too wholesale methods.
Good Words for the Kieffer; Strawberry The State tax is
Crop Report..................... .......... 53 Quincy, Fla. Both these publicationswere proper, now
Upland Rice; Tomato-Growing In Florida prepared, not by curbstone Winter Travel to Florida. three and a quarter ((3/) mills upon

II....................... .................. 54 farmers but by practical men, and As was to be anticipated, the winter I. the dollar, and I would respectfully
How to Grow Peppers and Eggplants; request that you exercise the authority
Quick Work with Potatoes............... 55 the grower need not hesitate to travel to this State does not equal in vested in the Executive under
POULTRY With Compound Interest; Moneyin follow their instructions. The F. C. magnitude that of the two precedingyears. Section Laws, of

Broilers; For Winter Eggs. ............ 55 and P. Railroad has done more, Still the volume of it is sufficient i, Chapter 4,323,
Florida and this office
OuR RURAL HOME-Book-Markers; The through its president, H. R. Duval, to warrant the belief that it will empower
I Work-Box. ........ .... 56 than other instruct the Assessors to assess only
Four Fine Cakes; The Grape Cure ......... 57 any organization in Floridato aggregate 75,000 or 80,000 for thesea.son. two and a half (2)) mills for the
restore tobacco culture to the .
EDITORIAL-Bulletin; From Tropical Florida; 1896.
ence which it occupied before the But the pleasing illusion of those year
Welcome to the Editors; Guides to TobaccoGrowers This will make a reduction of
; Southward the Course of war. who advocated the Atlanta Epositionmost
Empire; Certainties of Tobacco; Winter .<*>. that it about seventy-five thousand ($75,000))
Travel to Florida; Florida's Finances; Southward the Course ardently, would greatly dollars on the State tax for the
Pineapple Outlook........................ 58 of Empire. augment the travel to Florida, is pretty proper
The Freeze in California; Markets; Business The East Coast Railroad is now well disposed of by the fact that during present year.
Noticesf...... ....................... 59 Miami .*..-
Oranges from Jerusalem; Food Made by nearing and just around the the Exposition the travel hither Pineapple Outlook.

Chemistry; Versatility of Florida. ........ 60 corner is Key West and the south end was almost a minus quantity. After
LIVE STOCK-Hog Cholera; Chufa for Hogs; of the United States. We have flanked it closed the stream directed toward Mr. L. A. Wilson, of the firm of
Mexican June Corn ..... ............... 61 Wilson & Toomer, has lately returned
I the Everglades, and right there American this State resumed its accustomed
New Varieties of Sweet Potatoes and Corn;
Potatoes When .. I civilization will drive from the East Coast where he madea
Planting Partly Grown. 62 down a great channel. The attractions of Floridaare

post, almost the last one, a million- a definite and enduring quantity thorough canvas of the pineapplefields.
Weather in
Jacksonville.Week Growers estimate the
dollar hotel. Florida's long arm i is which may be calculated and all coming

Ending. January m, IB96 I not stretched out for nothing. It will other magnets are transitory and vari crop all the way from 20,000 up to
a a N a a:. .. a.: : lay hold of the gorgeous Indies and able. An acquaintance who came 35,000 barrel crates, and a few even
DATE. w: sI: s o-w predict a yield equal to that of 1894
r will
00* 00& :: )1 I:!i 3HV1M establish, in connection with through Montgomery, Ala., states that which
- MM them, such a chain of splendid winterresorts the train for New Orleans was comparatively was 45,000 crates.

JanuaryI4.annary 15......... 48 51 54 60 61 48 46 15 12 54 54 .2.00 I and tropical luxury as the work empty, while the one fo The growers have taken steps

anuary 16..... II 58 liS 53 12 59 .g; I has not seen before. One steamer Jacksonville was crowded. through their organization to securer
an nary 17..... S3 51 56 50 6 53 T the establishment of better for
: prices
anuarr 18.anuary ..... 48 51 54 47 7 50 T line is already established-from Palm Though diminished in volume
19..... 4g 64 48 16 : their crop, quicker transportation to
.... 55 56 .00 Beach to Nassau.On temporarily it is still heavy enoughto
anuary 20. 44 53 65 43 22 54 the Northern and Western markets
- the west coast Tampa already make the vast Central Station ,
....... over
Mean. 51 53 61 48 13 54 II 7 has lower freight and other improvements
nearly enough money subscribed a thousand feet long, a scene of much
-Total Trace.rainfall.T for a telephone line to Manateecounty activity several times a day. Four and reforms usually secured through

A. J. MITCHELL Observer. -the region where the citrus passenger trains a day leave for St. organized effort. A system of local
.. agents in the North and West will be
never dies. In a few years more the Augustine, besides two or three a dayon
Experiment Station Bulletin. devised to assist in a uniform distribution
Plant System will round the other other outgoing roads. The hole

The article on "Tomato Culture' corner of Florida, around Cape Sablea advertising pages of the two leading of the crop. More than sixty

now running in our columns, is from little strip three miles wide bj Jacksonville daily papers are graced markets in the country will be selected

Bulletin No. 31 of the State Experiment thirty long; said to be the nearest real 1, with an imposing roll of hostelrie: to dispose of the fruit. The headquarters

Station, written by Prof. P. H zation of the Garden of Eden yet equal to the royal and imperial pal of the general agent will be

Rolfs. It is a publication which every found. What worlds will Alexanderseek aces of Europe.A located in Jacksonville, from which .

truck-grower should have. Address next? singular feature of the situationis carload shipments will be directed. i

Director 0. Clute, Lake City, Fla. .. ... that the agricultural West which The owners and shippers have, how
..... The Certainties of Tobacco. ever, the privilege of naming their
might be considered as tributary
From Tropical Florida.Dr. Tobacco is a crop which will bring to California, is holding naturally its i favorite f douses in each city they desire -
L. C. Washburn of Fort in the up to patronize. A selection of the
Myers gold coin at the rate of a dollara quota of travel better than the
called at our office and exhibited a pound for the best grade. From East. The"Florida manufacturing best firms in each city will be filed

basket and crates of fruit from For John Gamble, in 1840, on the mulatto ial" from Cincinnati brings in Spec from for the company, and incidentally all

Meyers and Lee county, the fines hammocks of Marion county, to F. 50 to 250 passengers day. the bad firms will be blacklisted

specimens of egg plant, snap beans, B. Moodie, in 1894,on the sandy pin Now, we have an open every secret to impart They declare that the war in Cuba insures

cucumbers, tomatoes, grape fruit, hnd of Columbia county and theN to the farmers of Florida-a secret good prices for their crop this
sweet seedling oranges, Villa Franca ew York the year.
on sandyclays which will enable them to wreaka ..
lemons, tangerine oranges and pineapples of Gadsden county, there has great on the rail
revenge "octopus" Cow and
beggar weed
peas are
showing the big freeze o f probably never been a year, roads. In word it
and except a is this : Raise a great reliance of the Southern farmer
1894 1895 did not hurt citrus the
during war when Florida has
of fine
fruits in Lee produce and for preparation of the soil for other
county. Among the produced a crop or crops which sole feed it to these visitors
,and so t and the first
l Ia.vegetable growers are Dr. J.I.. up to $i and $1.25 a pound. Not. I the railroads from getting the. prevent trans crops make,as reliable fodder cuttings as red of clover.b8 each.



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The Freeze in California.
Markets THE

The Riverside Press and Horticul .

turist of January n says : "Duringthe FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

late cold spell the thermometer JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Jan. 20.

i registered 18 at Olive Green, near i FRUITS AND PRODUCE. ,

\ Winchester, and in exposed places Corrected by Marx Bros. JAOISONVIL
These are average quotations. Extra choice
the olives shriveled. The crop had lots fetch prices above top quotations while poor The Oldest National Bank in the State.

been mostly harvested." This is in lots sell lower.
Oranges, Florida..4.30
Riverside In another place Lemons Messina, box............... 3.00 CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.drafts .
.i county. Apples,bbl...... .. ..... ............ .. 4.00 conservative liberal methods this
we find this : A visit to a number of English Peas bu.-.............. 1.25 strength By and ability,to yet meet all demands.We bank.has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
the Peas, Clay, bushel...... ...... ....... 1.25 and
exchange packing-houses yesterday Whippoorwill.................. 1.:5 buy all sell of foreign the world.and domestic exchange on the most favorablF term", drawing our own
within the central portion of town itii I.ady..w.................. 1.75 We on invite parts visit
Blackeye...... .................. 1.50< favors a or correspondence looking toward business relations assuring you that your
shall at all times receive
found them filled with oranges, and Browneye ...... ............ ... .25 intelligent and careful attention

... .. ..... ........ .
as men as could handily work Cocoanuts .. ... .. 400 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER
many Peanuts best brand..... ........H... 4H to 53 R. c. COOLEY I
were preparing them for market. The Cabbage. each .......................... President.
fruit fine German, each ............. .10 Cashier. .
was exceptionally looking, Potatoes,New York,bbl...... ........ 1.35 Safe Deposit Boxes For
and must certainly bring a good price tacks ....................... 1.15 Rent.

when it reaches the Eastern market. New Early York Rose Seed.Potatoes-.... ............ ...... 1.85

Much care is taken is the packing, Hebron....... .................... 1.85
Peerless..... .... .. ................ 1.75 THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare
which will aid materially in makinga Dakota Red ................... 1.75
good market for the pack. There Ch'liRed......... ................ 1.85
Ten barrel lots, Ice.less. offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of' and '
is little doubt but that the most of the Yellow Onions bbl .................. 2.00 95 96, including a limited supply of
Red Onions, sacks.. ............. .... 1.50
crop will bring a good price. EW---. ..-.... .17 GENUINE BOONE'S EARLY TREES AND BUDS
The California Fruit-Grower of
January -
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. Also Grape Pruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet Bessie. Tangerine and
ii says : Corrected by Davis & Robinson. common Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour

Reports are coming in thick acd Yellow Yams,bush........ .......... .30 to .35 stocks. Write for prices to'V.
fast the the Sweet Potatoes ...................... .30 w. HA"VI:INS & BOl\TFJe
regarding damage or- Hubbard squash, bbl.. ................ 1.50
ange crop by wind and frosts. The Lettuce, doz.. ..... .... .. .............. .t5 to .30 Georgetown. Fla.
Celery .. ......... .........,... .35 -
weather in the Southern orange district Egg Plants bbl. ...................... 2.00 ally ruled lower. Beans have weakenedto and the market is improving, due largely
on the nights of December 28 Tomatoes crates. ..._................1.50102 50 2.00 to 3.00, and tomatoes, which are to the Southern order
Sweet Pepper.bu. .. .............,.... 2.00 rarely enough to trade for seed po
plenty good
29 and 30 was cold, the themometer Green Beans crate............... ....2.00102.50 quite are tatoes. The low prices at which the
and lower Peas,crate-................ .... 2.00102.50 exceed 2.00, with some not worth over goods are going out surprise the
registering 24 degrees : at ... ....... ..... has
Turnips,bunch. .. .o3 to .06 1.00 per carrier. Egg plant steadily trade and they can't
, many points. There can be no doubt Pumpkins, each...................... .os to .10 declined with 6.00about top for prime at understand why
Kershaws, each.... ...... ......... .osto .10 they should be shipped at actual cost
but what large quantities of oranges Parsley,per doz. bunches ............ .2Oto .35 the close and some stock worthless. Few. price or I less. One firm, for instance, is
have been frozen in exposed places. Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .15 to .25 if any, peas, cucumbers or beets arriving: overloaded with and to sell
apples, them
Pepper,hot bushel,................... 1.00 to 150 Beets Florida, crate, 1.50 Charleston -
But the fruit is well advanced and .... .. per ; will fill up parts of the car with
as Sage, well cured Ib .. ............ .:::5 potatoes ;
colored it will doubt be Hens....... -.-........................ 30 to .35 per 100 bunches, 8.00. Cabbages, at possibly less than cost price. Another
no clipped Roosters..._...._........_...... .25 Jersey and Long Island per 100, 3.00 to is long in and sell
and rushed into the market before it Half grown.........._................ .20 to .25 5.00; State, per 100, 2.50 to 4.00; Danish, in potatoes to them will
Turkeys, perpound.grosa.......... .10 put a jag of apples at prices that kill
loses very much in weight. This rush Ducks....................-. ........... .35 per 100, 5.50 to 6.00. Cucumbers, Florida, competition and between these firms determined -
... .................. crate 2.50 to 5.00 hot house
of frosted sour onto the mar- Geese ... ...... .35 to .40 per ; per to unload, these
oranges crashing meth-
New Beets, per too ..........._._ ..... .so to 1.00 dozen, 1.00 to 2.00. Egg plants, Florida, ods
kets of the East will have a tendencyto Water Cress, per doz. bunches.... .30 to .so render the situation far from satisfactory F
demoralize in fact such is Cauliflower doz...................... l.coto 1.50 per barrel, 4.00 to 6.00; per box, 1.50 to to the majority of the trade. One
things ; Leeks per doz bunches............... .25 3.00 Lettuce, Florida, per half barrel firm is said to he South six
the condition at present." Radishes per doz.............to..... .15 to .20 basket, 1.00 to 3.00; Charleston, per bush. shipping to ;
Cucumbers,crate..... ............... 2.50104.00New eight cars of potatoes daily, but at prices '
In the N. Y. Fruit Trade Journalof Potatoes, per barrel........... 3.50105.00 basket, 1.00 to 2.00. Onions, Orange Co., that paralyze competition.The .

; January u P. Ruhlman & Co. re- Spinach, per bushel..... ............ .5 to .75 white, per barrel, 1.25 to 1.75. Green juicy and toothsome is
Cabbage. Florida ..... ............... .05 to..8 Florida, crate, 2.50 to 5.00. possum
port : Latest advices from California Wild Ducks .......... ..... ...... .... .15 to .35 peas, per coming to the front, and is no longer con-
Rabbits.............................. .10 String beans, Florida, per crate, 1.50 to fined to the domain of the darkey. The
.i confirm the almost total destruction of Squirrels..... ...... ................. 08 to ..10I I 3.00. Squash, Florida, white, per crate, local demand has to
J. the Riverside Navel oranges. Red- Quail ....... ...... .... ...... .... ..... 12,1t'I 50 to 75c. Tomatoes, Florida, per car- grown surprising dimensions -
Doves.......................... .%.'.... .06 I crate 1.00 2.00 of late. The champion possum
lands and the Arlington Heights have rier, 1.00 to 2.50; per to ; seller in the Union market says ne sells

t escaped the frost and will possibly Key West, per carrier, 1.00 to 2.00; per more of them now to white people than

New York Markets.
30 to 40c.
. have one thousand cars of navels to peck, BATTERSOX & Co. to the negroes. It is said the increased

ship." .-.-. demand is in a measure due to the restaurant -
Oranges. demand, where the little animal
Garden and Forest, of January 15, Market dull and irregular. Large offer- St. Louis Market. masquerades as roast

, a very accurate and careful paper, ings of Mediterranean fruit have sold at Fruits. pig.P.. M. KIELY.Business .
lower prices and a number of cars California -
of the effects ---1.S
: "Only meagre reports
says fruit less chilled in transit Oranges dull and slow; large offeringsand
more or -
t\ of the freezing weather in Cali have been forced off at auction for demand quiet; California Navels, Notices.

fornia on the last days of the year what they would bring-mostly in rangeof 2.75 to 3.25 per box; seedling. 2.00 to 2.50; PEARS MORE CHEAP AND PLUMS A
Valencia, 5.00 to 6.00 case; Florida, PLENTY.-See the new advertisement of
have out from that State. Conservative $1.50 to $2.50. Better qualities have per
gone 50 box. Strawberries California G. L. Taber in the cheap column also
had little movement but the best Califor- 4.00 to 4 per on
business men here who have ,
sold at 30c. per pint box; Mexican the front page. A nursery which always
held with confidence in belief
nias are some
much lose the failure of the California
to by handles stock honestly.
that future arrivals of perfect fruit berries sold more readily at 40 to 50c. per

orange crop, and every reasonto are likely to run light. Trade is, how- quart basket. Grapefruit, steady; Jamaica SEED POTATOES.-Wilson & Toomer

wish for heavy shipments of"choice ever, very quiet, and values are largely 5.00 to 5.50 per box. Bananas, on offer potatoes imported expressly for

fruits, estimate that as much as eightyper nominal. Jamaicas have made some im order, 75c. to 1.50 per bunch.Vegetables. geed. No farmer should buy seed pota-
Floridas and nomin- toes from a merchant who also deals in
cent of the in the River- provement. scarce
t. side district oranges frozen on the trees ally steady; Florida, choice to fancy, Cabbage, firm; Holland seed, 25.00 to table potatoes; the temptation to changethe
are bright, 4.00 to 5.00; California Navels, 30.00 per ton; good to choice flat, 17.50to name and not the substance is too

while Redlands, Arlington Heights 2.75 to 3.50:) : poor to fair, 1.50 to 2.50. 20.00; large, loose and frosted, 10.00 to creat. The amount of table potatoes sold

T:" and other elevated sections suffered Grapefruit, Florida, 8.00 to 10.00; Tan- 12.00; California tic! per pound; on or- for seed in Florida is altogether too great.

little: injury. The intense cold con gerines, Florida, 10.00 to 15.00; Man- ders-choice, 1.75 to 2.00 per crate; Holland -

tinued during the nights of December darins, Florida, 8.00 to 10.00.Potatoes. seed, If c. per pound. Lettuce, Lou- i X L THEM ALL.
isiana, scarce and saleable at 5.00 to 6.00per
29th and 30th. barrel for choice. String beans scarce: QUALITY TELLS
Demand for seed is limited. Bermuda
very bushel
Florida saleable at 2.50 to 3.00 per
declined oOc. barrel all THE BEST
per on
box. Cucumbers firm at 2.50 to 3.50 per
Do you know a good farm grades toward the close. Sweet potatoes bushel box for Florida; fancy large hothouse STEEL MILL.
dull but held and while 5.00
very dozen. Cauliflower California
and fruit for fanciest Vine- per mONGCJT STEEL TOWIR. Nolonxstory
paper when you see is in instances reached Quotable at 3.00 to 4.00 per dozen. nere :;>end for catalowe and< prtcei

land, it is extreme, and double heads sell Beets, choice, on orders, 1.00 per barrel ; PHELPS & BIGELOW WIND MILL CO.. 1
it ? Let send the Bermuda No. 1 4.00 to
us you mainly at 3.50 ; new Southern, 30 to 40c. per dozen L1aauoo.lUelilpa.WOVEN .
5.50 No. 2 2.00 to 2.50; Maine Rose, perd.
; ,
bunches. demand good
J Celery, very ;
Rural New-Yorker this week. h., barrel, 1.50 to 1.75; per sack, 1.25; Michigan small, 15 to 25c. per dozen;

Yellow sweets, Vineland, fancy, 4.25 to do. S FENCE
Send address choice white plume, 40 to 50c; fancy ,
your ; no money. [ other.So cloth heads 3.50 to
( 4.75; J'y, 75 to OOc. California, 40 to 75c. Toma-
i; The Rural New.Yorker, 4.00; per d.-h. barrel, 3.25 to 3.75; poor to toes, Florida; selling at 3.50 to 4.00 per OverSO Styles B uDirongg. sad Chickentight. high.
Youcan make
409 Pearl t, New York good, 2.00 to 3.00. four-baket crate; Texas, 1.00 to 1.50 per toi'50' rodj per day for from

, Vegetables. four-basket crate; CAlifornia,1.00 to 2.00per 14 to 22c. a Rod
U8. W. sell your Poultry, Veal, have arrived four-basket ciate. Egg-plant, quota- illustrated C&u1orue i1...
Fruits and all produce at hlgheat Florida vegetables spar- KITSELMAN 8ft >8..
TRY prices. DAILY RETUR.'I\iS.. Tor ingly, but quality seldom attractive, and ble at 2.00 to 2.25 per case for fresh. ,jRidgaville( Indiana* I III
' deaaila. 'rice and refnrenoe write with a moderate trade prices have gener- There is some movement in potatoes
.r a.. r. L tuG1: 4 80y3. r8313eade t.e N.L


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f I Oranges from Jerusalem and Elsewhere Food Made by Chemistry.M. -

r Berthelot, the new French Minister l.

Jerusalem is now competing with of Foreign Affairs, is now about Oranges .<"

:Mexico and California for the orange sixty-eight years old. In his special

trade of The other domain of chemical knowledge he jJ. '
Chicago. day .. : LY& .
feeders of -
'are heavy Potash. -'N-'t '''' '''; ;
five cases appeared in South Water ranks among the first of his contem-

street, the appearance of which soon poraries. Chemical synthesisthescience Potash exerts a marked influ. A FAIR PROPOSITION ';!

attracted the ,curiosity of the commis- of artificially putting organized ence on the quality and quan- to Six anyone months Interested free! Monthly in the Paper fence:question.Postpaid w

sion men who had never before seen bodies together-may be said to owe tity of the fruit. Florida soils your Under best no judgment.obligations to buy of us, but use '

any such packages. To the ordinary its existence to him. The practical being largely deficient in Pot PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian, Mich. '
spectator they were simply wooden results expected to flow from his ex- -----._-- --
t boxes secured with strips of green periments and discoveries are enor- ash, a heavy application of a Oaadk
> >
r. timber, but to the experienced hang mous. Thus, sugar has recently been fertilizer containing not less Jf!

g f' dlers of produce they differed entirely made in the laboratory from glycerine than 12% ofActual DROP A POSTAL .'

r from the usual run of cases. which Prof. Berthelot first made
direct from synthetic alcohol. !
Light in color, of oval shape and Commerce has now taken up the Potashshould ? : IN THE

in.the. finest condition, the fruit was question, and an invention has re ,
from packed other much countries..more carefully than that cently been patented by which sugaris be made. The best

to be made upon a commercial groves in the state will bear 1
The cases were first lined with scale from two at something I A list or the but seeds told
gasses testimony to these facts.Our anywhere. Many choice acre- ,
white paper and sheets were placed like i cent per pound. M. Berthelot 111111 I %' ties,and prices are right Con ,t
between of fruit. Each pamphlets are not advertising circulars booming P rains 100 pages,Illustrations, -
every layer declares he has not the slightest doubt special fertilizers,but are practical works, contain. beautiful colored plates honest descriptions.
I orange was separately wrapped in the that sugar will eventually be manufactured ing latest researches on the subject of fertilization,and They cost us 11 cents each, but will be f
: from the are really helpful to farmers. They are sent free for Hailed Free if You Nee This Paper.
I ordinary manner. Oranges the -
on largest scale syntheti- asking.
holy land never have been seen in cally, and that the culture of the sugar \ GERMAN KALI Nassau WORKS St.,New,York. IOWA SEED CO., Des Moines, Iowa
Chicago before, and these attracted cane and the beet root will be abandoned T "' it ituuutuutuuuunumuuuunuuutuututnuumututtur
much attention. in Bradley Re They were grown because they have ceased to ---- -- ,
the district between Jerusalem and ESTABLISHED 1871. ]

Jaffa. They are worth from $4 to pay.The chemical advantages promisedby REDFIELD & SON,

$4.50 a case. Spain and Northern M. Berthelot to future generationsare ", rp 8
Commission MerchantsAND
California are also new competitors in marvelous. He cites the case of s 21 STYLES.
: the market this "The BEST and CHEAPEST. ,
Chicago season. alzarin, a compound whose synthetic .
+ .
!! Catalogue and full treatise on iprarinf frail
orange situation is remarkable" said manufacture by chemists has destroyed E i and vegetable crops mailed free. Address : i

Geo. W. Barnett of the firm of Barnett a great agricultural industry. It is Fruit Auctioneers, :: WM. STAHL, QUINCY' ILL. .r,
.'...,III'"II.OII..UUIIIUIUnuuU.II.- i
Brothers. He added : "With the essential commercial principle of 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. j

the 3,000,000 or 4,000,000 cases of the madder root, which was once used We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables .. .
Floridas out of the market this in either at private sale(which has heretofore beeDcustom .if
year dyeing dyeing was carriedon. our )or by the auction system (recently
dealers have had to seek fresh fields The chemists have now succeeded added to our business)as you may desire. QUICK WORK, I ,\
for stock. Spain whose fruit in ordinary
in making indigo direct
pure In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg- :
years wouldn't pay freight i from its elements, and it will soon be It takes several years to grow a ma etables shipped to us is our motto. WE ',I
charges, has sent over considerable a commercial product. Thin the ture orange grove, and its destruction, FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER I -

quantities this year, which are now indigo fields, like the madder fields, or the possibility of injury, however BUY our OURSELVES.experience They without are protectedby default.I :
40 years 't
selling at from $6 to $6.50 a double will be abandoned, industrial labora- infrequent, should lead, under wise ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand I i
The of the stock counsels culture which should financial stability which any bank or I
case. greater part tories having usurped their place. to a merchants having mercantile reports can :
has been sold in New York, because But these scientific wonders do not I supplement citrus fruits by raising verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR .- (.
here it comes into competition with products which reach maturity annu- METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send .)
stop here. Tobacco, tea and coffeeare your name for our quotations. Stencil and t
the California and Mexican crops. If to be made artificially. Not only ally, or in shorter periods. By all cards free. Letters promptly answered '

it had not happened that the Cali- this, but there is substantial promiseof means continue to raise the orange FRENCH & CO., !

fornia fruit ripened two weeks ahead such tobaccos, such teas and such and its kindred fruits, for it may, and .

of.the ordinary time we should have coffees as the world has never seen probably will, be a generation be. 116 Warren St., New York. ; I;

had.to depend entirely on the supply will be the outcome. Theobromine,, fore a like disaster comes again, but ESTABLISHED 1855. i>

from Mexico, and prices, which are the essential principle of cocoa, has do not do so exclusively. Raise ,'"-.!

high enough already, would have ad- been produced in the laboratory.Thus peaches and pine apples, which pro v-i" '
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vanced still further. synthetic is duce in two years and are more hardy, :
chemistry getting in i
Right SightSure f
and which suffered but little in Cen-
"The most interesting feature in ready to furnish the three great non-
alcoholic beverages in tral and South Florida. Raise veget- Shown.
connection with the new shipping general use. Saving I

points is that Northern California for The tea plants, coffee shrubs and ables which produce annually, and Well send you our General Catalogue i.

the first time in its history has soughtthe cocoa trees must some day follow the which can be readily replanted in and Buyers Guide, if yot 'J

Chicago m.rket. Oranges in the lead of madder and indigo. time to anticipate the more northern send us 15 cents in stamps. Tha ',

Sacramento district ripen fully two Tobacco will be obtained in a simi- markets. In one case, well known in pays part postage or expressage, am t;
the of the lands of the Florida off idlers.
lar fashion. Professor Berthelot has vicinity keeps :
weeks ahead of that in the southern It's Dictionary of Honest Values ,11
Home and Plantation
part of the State and the northern obtained pure nicotine, whose chemi- Company, a Full of important information ni
crop has always been sold in San cal constitution is perfectly under grower of tomatoes exclusively, hadat matter where you buy, 700 Pages

Francisco. In former years it would stood, by treating salomine, a natural the time of last winter's freeze, 40,- 12,000 illustrations: tells of 40,00 {Ji

have been useless to hip it here in glucoside, with hydrogen.-Grocery 000 plants heavily weighted with fruit articles and right price maker of each.and On t
between uses
and profit only
World. approaching maturity, having
to the Floridas.
as growers .... with in his beds Get it.MONTGOMERY. .-.111I116 t
< foresight forcing .20,-
would have made the
Versatility of Florida. still left his
000 plants set plows
freight on it. The car which came in Michigan Ave., Chicago :
The Floridian still the and in
peninsula reaches running next morning a
the other day was made .of navels
up well down to the tropics and week's time had his
seedlings and 'Parson Browns and so longas 20,000 pants FOR RENT.
the sun shines and the equator exists grqwing, still in time to forestall by : _
from Newcastle miles northof
came 400 it will be the home of the semitropical four weeks any more northern field. THE ALGONQUIN _HOTEL, tAt
Los Angeles. They were all of
products. There is no superior His market was shorter but exclusiveand St. Augustine. :
the finest quality and sold readily at V '
from.$4 to .$4.25 a case. Northern to its citrus fruits in the whole effectual while it lasted. He had Completely furnished Apply to G. S. Me ne.

California will be heard from again on world, and they will command the sit- to hustle to re-coup his previous loss. St.Augustine Fla.
uation in all the markets to which theyare These conditions and these possi- --
the market"Never
orange accessible for their sweetness and bilities will always exist. Florida hasthe FOR SALE -'

before was the orange market flavor and juicy lusciousness. They monopoly in these, of which she THE OCEAN VIEW.HOTEL, It

supplied from such remote and diverg- will continue to be cultivated in enor- cannot be deprived. It is well worthwhile At St. Augustine.. -: 4

ing points as this season. North and mous abundance, and with scarcelyany in this prevailing tendency to Completely furnished. Right on the Bay. ;.:.

South California. Florida, :Mexico, abatement. But with their cultivation seek a more genial clime to considerthe Rare Bargain..Apply to Capt. W.S. M. Bukham
Jamaica, Valencia, Jaffa will be connected that St.Augustine or toCHAPIN ,
Jerusalem, of a availability of Florida for'a per

are.chief among them.-Fruit Traded I wide range of fruits and vegetables for manent home. Springfield, Ohio, FARM AGENCY; ,J

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1| 1896. 'TH: ILax1Db'FAUME' FfcUlT-GBOWfifc. 61
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I Live Stock.Hog Dr. Detmars found the microbes of JOHN L. MARVIN ,
swine plague in the dew on the grassin President.H. .
a hog lot. It may be they are Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

Cholera. generally present in old, rotten pens, CAPITAL $100,000.JACKSONVILLE .
1 A writer in one of our exchangeswho decaying strawstacks and stagnant
seems to know what he is talking water, and are taken into the stomachof '
', about,'says : If we can trust the reports hogs with their food. If the animals THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

of Drs. Law, Salmon, Detmars, are in perefect health they are ,
2 and other learned veterinary surgeonsand better able to repel the attacks of the FLORIDA,
who have devoteda enemy and the intruders pass out like
microscopists '
Respectfully solicits Deposits Collections ond Genera
you ,
the bots from the horse. It is well-
great deal oi time to the investigation Banking business.CORRESPONDENCE .
of the subject, the disease is justas know that human beings in good -
contagious among swine as the yellow health are frequently exposed to con-
k fever or Asiatic cholera is among tagious diseases without contractingthem. INVITED.

l t human beings, and is caused by the DIRECTOR
introduction into the blood and vital Ohufas for Hogs. John L. Marvin A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,
organs of the hog, and the multiplication H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
In chufas far the
my opinion are by E. M. Randall. C. B. Davidson
there, of minute living organisms, Judge Rogers, W. M. ,
best and cheapest feed for hogs we
Or H. Robinson. John B. Hartrldge.
small be perceived by
or germs too to : have in the South. They have all the
naked and which they call
the eye, .
fattening properties of corn and hogs
microbes of swine They
plague. don't tire of them as they do of corn, FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
are described as an elongated oval (or proving that they are a more complete
egg shaped), and possesed of won- .
ration. The fat taken on from chufasis \

derful powers of multiplication. In equally as solid as that from corn. An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the .
L size they are about one-twenty-five- They will in most soil but best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL >.(0))
thousandth of an inch in breadth. grow any BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange la fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
part the best is a rich sandy loam. Culti-- order. Write for price list and terms.

They are motile, or have the power vate the same as corn in rows, two to -:OFFICERS:-

of f motion in a liquid, and can move two and one-half feet apart, planting GEO. ALBERT M.Ivl..,President.S Qen'l Mgr.and Treas. M.D.. P.GREENLEAFViooPreaident.TURNER .OOretar)'. .
on a mucous surface irom place to early. The best way to get a good DIRECTORS-Goo.R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G.HilL Bradford Co.: Dr. E. B.Pratt
1 and cluster together in HillsboroCo.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher.Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf Duval Co.;
place, usually yield is by planting them in a bed and J. D. Mead- Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard Co.r F. G.Sampson, Marlon Co.; (3.V.Blllyer,
douse communities, or masses, like then draw and plant same as potato Marion Co.; John M. .uryanJ.Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton Putnam Co.; M. Moreman Bt.
j Johns Co.; C.F.A.Bielby, Co.;Irving Keck,Polk Co.
botts in a horse's stomach. Their "draws." They need no harvesting, Addressjall correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville,Fla Stencil,
colonies are found scattered from the keeping perfectly the severest winter with full packing and shipping Instructions furnished on application.

hog's mouth all through the stomach in the ground.

: and intestines. Sufficient hay can be gathered from JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
; The lungs and spleen are usually them to more than pay for the cultiva ,

attacked, but seldom the heart. They tion,as they can be grazed all summer !
multiply by dividing their bodies, without apparent injury. Grocers and Commission Merchants

breaking themselves in two pieces, With us they yield from 400 to 500
and both of these pieces again dividein bushels per acre, according to the fertility DEALERS IN
a short time, and the multiplicationgoes of the soil.-Home and Farm.
Coal Grain Wines
on with great rapidity it the food *.-- Hay, Liquors, .

is favorable and rich, and only slack- Mexican June Corn.J. Cigars Tobacco Etc.
ens or ceases when the food supply .A.Schuddmaegen,of Uvalde coun- ">
becomes exhausted and deteriorated.As in "Farm and Ranch" .
ty, writing on Jaoltsortville Moiicla
they multiply by division, of course
the subject of Mexican June corn, says:
when they are increasing their population "In my opinion it is just as certain as
with rapidity they degen- PRICE-LIST OF WHISKIES
'I great any other crop, provided you get the :

erate, or become smaller in size, but seed to germinate and get a stand, for MANONGAHELA RYE....................|l 50 CABINET BOURBON.... .............. ;.$6oo
the poisonous effects of their presence PARKER.................. ..... ........... 175 ]. MARTIN RYE....,..............?.?...... 300
i the fall rains come in August and Sep- ORANGE VALLEy............ ...... ...... 2 VIRGINIA GLADES......................_: 400
in'the,vital organs remain the same. tember with tolerable regularity to se- I SPRING VALLEy......... ................. 250 OLD BOURBON.................... ..... s 00
BALTIMORE CORN .... .................. zoo KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 5 oo
1 They can be cultivated and multi- cure the crop. The seed I plantedcame NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............. 250 OLD BAKER..s oo
plied outside the bodies of swine, as from corn which was planted in CLIFTON CLUB...... ...... ............. 300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE..........._.. 6 oo

well as inside, if the food and condi- June of last year,but as it quit raining JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 25C; two gallon, soc; three gallon, 750. Remit by port.office
order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
tions are favorable,as has been proved May 31, it did not come until August money
of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free
on application.
differ- complete price-list
by numerous experiments by 5, when we had the first rain. Still it
ent persons in this country and Eu- matured seed, the fall being exceptionally JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.
rope. In beef extract they life, thrive, favorable. Now for ray expe
and multiply abundantly. They have rience.In -
been known to live three weeks in March, getting a hand to grub, I and I have stalks that have three good

boiled milk, and have been kept alive decided to put in more land, so I put ears on them. It is the tail, "st growing
seventy-eight days in dry wheat bran.It about six acres in June corn and three corn I know o1, and needs much IF YOU WANT.

may be ,their natural habitation acres in sorghum. Broke four acres room. It should never be planted in .THEBEST
is 'not inside the hog, any more between May 31 and June n, har- rows less than four eet apart acd three
than the natural habitation of rowed the land and finished planting feet in the rows, and suckers taken ofl. GARDEN I

the bot fly is inside of the June 17. On the next night came a It suckers more than any other varietythat in your neighborhood this season
horse's stomach-that their presence heavy rain, the last of the season. It has come under my observation.For ;
there is an accident, or the result of came up finely and started off well. roasting: ears it is perfection, and PLANT OUR FAMOUS

degeneracy in the constitution and Planted twenty rows on June 15, as I will make four times as much as the

vigor of hogs, caused by our methodsof did not have enough sorghum seed to small sugar varieties per acre. Havingseen .
rearing and feeding. Whatever fill out the piece. It came up all right, what the corn does under unfavorable -

tends;to impair the constitution of the but the jack rabbits ate about half of conditions, I assert that it is all of which are described and illustrated
hog,debilitate his nervous system, and it when it was about one foot high. It capable of making fifty bushels to the in our beautiful and entirely
lower his vitality, lessens his power of grew right along during the blazing acre, and probably more. It is my New Catalogue for 1896. A new"

resistance to the attacks of these mur- heat of July. August 5 we had the I opinion that it will make fine bread, livery feature of this Seeds season at Catalogue is the Free prices de-to

derous mircrobes. Filthy quarters first rain, many stalks laying on the and is more nutritious for stock than any Post Office. This New Catalogue
moldy fool, polluted water, or an ex- ground, having no roots to support it, the common field varieties, having a we will mail on receipt of a.
clusively corn diet, so far as they but still it showed no signs of wiltingand large per cent. of sugar. I 2-cent stamp,or to those who will state
weaken the constitution of the nog, was three to four feet high. Twenty ...- where they saw this advertisement,the
will be mailed Free 1
create a favorable condition for the ,four hours after the rain it was a Messrs. J. A. Carlton and W. H.

assaults of the disease; but I do not hard job to pull up a stalk without a Streeter have moved their cigar factory PETER HENDERSON GO,
believe they originate it any more than lump of dirt one foot in diameter hang. from Atlanta, Ca., where they have 35
fc 37 CortUadt St.;?tw TO% .
they originate pleuro-pneumoma in ling to it, so had the roots shot out been manufacturing for a year,to Bar- j ji ;
cattle. Iris decidedly a' two-ear variety, tow.-Bartow Courier.

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New Varieties of Sweet Potato and eighteen inches. Part of the seed Mr. Ryals, of Orange Lake,has 275 WANTED correspond with party having I

Corn. falls on one side of the balk and parton acres planted in truck, which, he says, me in stalling a manufacturing Dollars that business would join in

r. the other, so I really hare a double is looking very well.-Gainesville Sun. Florida. I would prefer location near large .
town or city. The stock I shall use grow in the
Among the new things tested in the hill. I cover with two furrows. The State. For further information address MANU t

seed I is size FACTURER Reed Street Milwaukee Wis.
use generally the of 575 ,
experimental grounds of the Ruralist
1-25-3 ,
English peas, though they run
f the past season were two that gave LIGHT Brahma and Barred Plymouth Rock: if
the size of bird's that of Stock fa the
especial promise of value to the Southern a eye to a InUwSSr of nniroUed $1 to $2;also pullets 50 to 60 cents f
world Small FraiU. each. Mrs. C. Gomperts Lady Lake, Fla. 1-18-3
farmer. These were the Vine- marble. Of these I drop from twentyto near}led aeke&Gooseberr7 A Fay Currant."

in each hill and if there is .fr.ti 4eo.S-IouellnFredoala.N.Y. Land. in the
sixty CALILORNIA Orange Cheapest
leis Yam and the Six-Eared Corn.
County; earliest traits; fine
rain will make
The were received very late enough every one a. soil;no frosts. 1400 acres; :o acres and up. $30
yams fine potato. It never takes more than per acre. {5 cash,balance in three years. E. N.
in the season and the plantings were lorida Lindsay, Fresno,California. 1-18-4

delayed until July and August. They seventy-five potatoes grown this way LaTds
to make a bushel and often sixty will ALBERT FRIES St. Nicholas.Fla., keeps fit
made but little vine, but those that of pure-bred fowls. Eggs lor '
do it. But it takes manure to grow hatching booked now. Stock for sale. Also
had half a season presented most Orangesorts
Texas Umbrella trees and seed 1-18-3
them. After rains I
beautiful clusters of medium sized put on liquid ..t

manure in addition to the manure CITRUS TRIPOLIATA SEEDLINGS. One
tubers, sometimes 17 to 20 in num- Per single 1000 $10 oo. Per two or
ber starting from near the surface already in the soil. The manuring more thousands, {8.00 f. o.b. F. B. Kervan, .'
the yield. 1-18-7 Ii
and down governs [nvestments
reaching as near -
# with each By the old method of growing po- MANUFACTURE Strawberry Cups and "
if as the contact Crates and the six basket carrier crate.
other would permit. They are not a tatoes it takes from ninety to 120 days, Developments Wolienden &Co., Sampson City, Bradford Co., ji
but method I raise Fla. 1.18-5
variety by my can a crop k
dry and we judge not a
suited for Northern markets but in from four to six weeks. I Attractions FOR SALK.-Four S. C. Brown Leghorn Cock- t

"I have used the same seed for a The best in the county fa each,delivered ,
one of excellent flavor, well adaptedto j5 Address in Jacksonville. M. Chesebro, Plummets. \
It is of quarter of a century, and have pota- Fla. 1-18-3 t
the Southern consumers. ;
the whole round. G. D. ACKERLY, 1\!.
toes year ,the for Florida. A pro-
excellent quality and combines with. CINCINCIS great pear '
"I think the Early Rose will stand GENERAL: PASSENCCR: AGENT.THETROPICALTRUNKLINE. ; bears second or third year from A
quality great productiveness planting. Fine Camphor Seedlings one year
The Six-Eared Corn was discov- forcing better than any other, but the old. Fine one and two-year old Trifoliate Seedlings -

will make for hedging. Red Ceylon Peach,free stone
ered in one of the northern counties : crop twenty and annual bearer. S. F. Smith, Fruitland
and I think it will be the Park
quicker, po- Fla. 1-18-4
of Florida, where it was being grown.
of Texas. 1
by a native farmer. This type is the tato x 125 GLAZED HOTBED SASH, 4 ftt by: 5 t'
selectionof Now I'll tell you the other half of You feet; sound condition. Will sell the lot i
result of nearly thirty years' the is half. for$zoo f.o. b, In less quantities f i.oopersash. t
seed, and until a half bushel had secret. Manuring only one Can Get N. L. Clark. Manager,Fanner's Commercial Co., ;1

been obtained from him by us none Sprout the potatoes before you plant Ferry's Seeds at your dealers Bushnell, Fla. in6WHAT ..,,'
them. Not them but as fresh and fertile as though
from the farm. only sprout them direct secdUnr' i
had ever been sold you got from Ferry's wrote last about
the little in the barrel before r Seed Farms. year my
We tested it on all varieties of soil, potatoes Potatoes brought a large correspondence. 1
I I have house Another confirms opinion of its ,
planting. a sprouting year my
from the richest to the poorest, with productiveness and fine quality so I will offer It :
varied results the variety adapting built for that purpose. It has double SEEDS to the public at one dollar a crate. Dudley W.

walls filled in with sawdust and saw Adams, Tangerine, Fla. 1.11.3 .f"
itself to environments. On medium
dust head and double doors. are known and planted every
land and the poorer soils, such as are over where, and are always the CELERY PLANTS good size, best varieties.
found in the South the Into this house I put my seed pota- beat. Feny'c Seed Annual 50 per hundred, $3.oo per thousand, f.
generally toes. I them in old barrels and for 18U5 tells all about o. b. Ft. Pierce. Cash with order. C. T. McCarty,
put .
White Fla
original type was maintained, the City 1-4-3
small boxes because I want .
to keep
growth being vigorous, with a large LthemFree.
them warm and make them sprout, SEED POTATOES at wholesale prices. A full
of leaf for fodder. The ears .
quantity Write for prices. Wilson &Toomer,
and will do it better this
they way Jacksonville Fla. 32.18.4BRONZE
which are medium in size, grow on
than in a heap or bank. After gettingmy
stems six to twelve inches long, TURKEYS, Langshan and Indian
Cured Permanent
which out from the main stalk potatoes in the house in the right ly. Home treatment Fowls and eggs at reasonable prices.

put shape I keep the room warm by means C A N C E R |2o to $\5. No Mrs. W. II. Mann, Manville, Fla. 10-12-13 .
and as soon as the ear is fully formedits knife or plaster.
of a small charcoal fire in a bake oven DIt. JOHN 13. SOUR ORANGE and ROUGH LEMON Seed-
weight turns it makingit One barrel of coal will last the whole HARRIS, Fort for Sale Clear Water Nursery, Keene, !h
impossible for rain to wash insideof Payne,Ala. Florida. I2.i4feb i

the husk and rotting the grain, as is time. The potatoes will now begin to BRONZE Turkeys, Indian Black Lang
in the barrels and in from four Gamesl 'J.
grow Pekin Ducks. n season. A
often the case in the greater part of uCENT- -JYOBD" COLUMN.RATES. .
few of McNeil Peas at li.co
to six weeks the will quarts per quart 50
the South. The ears numbered from young potatoes cents a pint, postpaid. Mrs. W. H. Mann,

four to six. be the size of peas-planting size. I .-Twenty words, name and address, Mannville, Fla. 10-12-12

now knock the barrels or boxes to one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Noth-
In rich soil the growth of stalk t[ very groves
pieces and I find of roots and ing taken for less than 25 cents. *
a mass fruit and. timber lands. E. RUJCLBY,Keuka,
and fodder was much greater, and of little Advertisements for this column MUST be pre Fla. 3-II-16t 'I
sprouts myriads new pota-
with fewer and larger ears. paid. 1
toes. The hold the
In comparison with other standard numerous roots Send no stamps larger than two cents. FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acre

whole mass together and I load it tn Initials and figures count as one word. 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and

varieties, the product per acre ranged a hand barrow and have two men tobacco Fla. growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,

from 20 to 50 per cent greater, under SiLE Extra strong well-grown Nursery 8-24-tf
it down the while I break FOR
carry row .
the same conditions.In budded low on Rough Lemon, Grapefruit
off a handful of the mass and drop it ,Tar tiff, Ruby Blood. Will bud to order,on CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
this "Six Eared" is Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless,
our opinion same stock, any variety of Citrus desired for future -
on the balk in the furrow already pre- delivery. RICHARD KLEMM, Winter Haven Jaffa, Tangerine King Tardiff, Grape Fruit,
far superior to any variety now grown Fla. Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
stated. Count the little 1-25-3
by Southern farmers and as it is of pared at po- such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St. Michael,
tatoes on the stems until you can forman FOR HATCHING-Brown Leghorns of Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. I..
Southern origin there can be no question EGGS strain setting of fifteen for $1.00. Duncan, Manager Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries
idea of how much of handful ;
as to its general adaptability to a you Three settings for $J.oo. MRS. MARY KLEMM, Dunedin, Fla. 8-i7-tf
must break off. Your hand shouldnot Winter Haven Fla, 1-253.
the South. Another valuable featureis
contain than ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
that it shells out one-fourth more more forty nor less WANTED-To correspond with some party We pay freight. Write for our tales
than twenty. mint leaves! in early and price-list. E. W Am6den,Ormond, Fla. 7-i-tfl
grain'than any other.-Southern Ru- large quantities. F. LAURENT & SONS 1306
"The crop is made so quickly after Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 15-3
IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres to years set
.. planting that generally two plowingswill in other fruit
Brahms, Barred Plymouth Rock and treUj 50 trees, etc.
be sufficient. Of course you will LIGHT Turkey Eggs lor hatching,$i.oo per For sale at a Address"K," The Palms,

r Planting; Potatoes When Partly want to time the placing of the seed. setting. Mrs. C. Gomperts, Lady Lake, Fla. Lane Park.Lake County,Fla. 4 37-901

:- Orown.t l.rUm
in the sprouting room by the time it TF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the

will be safe to plant out. If CHIPMAN ENGINE FOR SALE-With boiler, use of Dr William' Pink Pills will write to
The article on this subject has your & burning coal oil; two-horsepower engine. THE FARMER AND FRUIT CROWE,they will receive -
time is the middle of Can be seen with Capt J. E. Herbert
planting Febru- Daytona. information that will be of much value and
i elicited so much interest that we je- Price $75. Apply to H. J. TIFFIN, Courtenay. interest to them.
ary you must get the seed into the Fla.
publish the principal part of it, now 1-25-3

that the planting season is at hand. sprouting house during the first half CASSAVA SEED FOR SALE-Delivered f.o.b. P'NJ.' MAKE HENS LAY-TherelaDothlDIUke

of January. nville. J. it. McKiNLAY, Box:: 76, .1Bowker'.Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Florida
"The secret of my potato growingis Jacksonville Fla. N,50FOR last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
( "My potato crop is already sold.- particulars,write E. W.Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
that I grow the potatoes before I Horticultural Gleaner. Lone or two carloads remarkably io-i3-tf

: plant them and dig the potatoes I two and three year old Kieffer pens
-...-- very cheap; packed in bulk without boxing. LOOK, LOOK! f 1.25 per acre will buy 161 acre
plant. Also some large Smith, Garber. Bartlett and first class pine land in sec. 4. t 16 a, r 93
4'I. in a water furrow but IRRITATION OF THE THROAT AND. Jefferson pears and extra sized plums and east. Well timbered title perfect Also 8 coo
plant ,
I HOARSE\ 5S are immediately relietedby simmons. Fine chance for some one to buy .one year old Parson Brown Orange, Carney
II leave a narrow balk in the bottom, "Brown's Bronchial> Trochee" Have them ship.fell and double their money. Come and Lemon and Grape Fruit buds. Write for price
the seed I I I see them. G.L. TABER, Glen St. Mary Nurse M. &J H. Turnley, Excelsior Nurseries Uki
and this I drop every always ready.
upon._., I I rice Glen St.Mary, Fla. J-aS-3 I Weir, Fla. U-ff-f."


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O. M. SORREL. Manager. Both ways :
From New York. From Jacksonville,
(Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Friday Dec. 27.at 3 pm..... ......"COMANCHE"o.Thursday, Jan. 2at s:oam
.. .. Monday. 30, at 3 pm...........'CHEROKEE"...............Sunday.II 5, at 800; am
Wednesday Jan. :, at 3 p m............. "IROQUOIS".Tuesday, 7, at 8.30 am
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Friday 3, at 3 p m.. ......... ".ALGONQt1IN..Thursday. 9,at 10:3Oam
Monday.II 6at3pm ........... "SEMINOLE".Sunday, 13, at 1.3Opm
.. Wednesday 8,at 3 p m .........."COMANCHE".. .... .........Tuesday, 14,at 3.30am
t Friday, ioat3pm............"CHEROKEE" ............Thursday, 16,at 4: oam
4, Monday.I.. 13,at 3 pm............"IROQUOIS"......... ..... ...Sunday, 19,at 5:oo am.
r Wednesday, 15.at 3 p m .......... "ALGONQUIN"....... ......Tuesday, 21, at 7:30am
Friday, 17. at 3 pm.. ............"SEMINOLE".. ... ...... Thursday 4 23, at 9.00 a m
Monday, .' 20at3pm............"COMANCHK" ............ ....Sunday. 26at 11.30am22at3pm
Wednesday 4* ..........."CHEROKEE".......... ..Tuesday, 28, at 1230 p m
pa..aae Rates I Friday.u 24, at 3 pm....... .... "IROQUOIS" ............ Thursday 30 at 4:00 am
Monday, 27at3pm... .... ..1.ALGONQUIN..Sunday. Feb. 2.at 5: oam
Between Jacksonville and New York: First-claw, $25.00; Intermediate $z .oo; Excunion: $4340; Wednesday 29at3pm............"SEMINOLE" ....... ... ..Tuesday, 4, at 7: oam3iat3pm
Steerage,$12.50. I Friday.Ie .... ........"COMANCHE"........ .....Thursday, 6, at g: oam

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia': Cabin $27-00; Intermediate $n.oo' Excursion, $4740; J
Steerage $14.23. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail u follows: .

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City of Birmingham................. .................... .... ......Sunday, Dec. 29 3.00 a. m. the present and until further notice Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
Nacoochee .............................. ............. ....... .......Tuesday, Dec 31, 4.30 p, m. sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from
Kansas City.. ... ..................................................Fnday, Jan. 37 00 a. m. CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
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Tallahassee........................................... ............;Thursday Jan. 9, I.oop.m.
Chattahoochee: .......... ..................... ......................Tuesday,Ian. 14, 5.30p.m.
Gate Cltr;. ................ ......................... ................Sunday, Jan. 19 8.00a.m. The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamer
Tallahassee........................................................Thursday, Jan. ai, 10.308.m.
Chattahoochee.._......... ........ ........... ... ...................Tuesday, Jan. 28, .4.00p.m. "CITY. OF JACKSONVILLE,"


Fifty of Macon........,...(........Ships.......do...HOT.....Carry.....Passengers.......Thursday) Jan. 9, 1.00 p. m.Cltrof Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tnesdays and Fridays at 8:30:
Macon .mu....w.u..u......... ............ Sunday Jan. 19 8.00 a. m. p. m., and from Sanford Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:00:()() a. m.,
Citro Macon ....................................................Wednesday: Jan. 29, 4.30 p. 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.
Florida Central& Peninsular Railroad." .. 8.45 P m. ...................... .... Palatka...... .............. ..... Leave 8.00 p. me
Through Bills lading Tickets,and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your 44 3.00 a. m. ....................... ... .Astor.... ... ..................... .f 3.00p.m
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to 4-30 a St. Fraucis......................... U 1.30P:m.
J.P.BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent New Pier 35 N. R., New York. 5.30 a. m. .......................... Beresford ............__.... ..... 12ma00n
R.L.WALKER,Agent C.G.ANDERSON Agent II 6.00 a. m ................ .......Blue Springs........................ ,. II.JOa.m. '
New Pier No.35, North River.. New York. City Exchange Building Savannah. Ga. Arrive 8.30 a. m................. ..... .... Sanford.........._. ........._ ...... II 9.00 a. m.
RICHARDSON at BARNARD.ent s, Lewia' 01 9.25 a. m. .........-........" .... En terprisc................ ... ...... If 8.00 a. m.
W. JAMES,Agent 13 8.Third Street, phUam1ila.W. ,
H. ? Agt. C. R. R.,317 Broadway New York.J. .
.D.HASHAGEN Eastern Agent, Sav.,Fla. &Western Ry.Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. Genera.lPassenger andTioketOffioe, 204 West Bay St., Jaoksonville
1.11. ADAMS,Gen'l East. Agt. F.C. & P. R. R., A.DeW.SAMPSON General Agent,
3S3 Broadway New York. 306 Washington St., Boston. A. J. COLE Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green New York.
W. J.; FARRELL,Soliciting Agent. W.E.ARNOLD Gen.Tray. Pass. Agt., M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager Bow ing Green New York.D. .
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla.Pass. Agent, D. C. MINK. General Freight Agent. xa:o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia Pa.
New Office, 224 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. THEO. O. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York.F. .
M. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville,Fla
J. A. LESLIE Superintendent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla.

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