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: February 29, 1896
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00068
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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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L'PowersEditor_ JACKSONVILLE/FLORIDA,,FEBRUARY 29,' 1896. whole Yo.14U NESS BEIiIEB.e .
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Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and know what
you arc gdtinz. Know that .
t SATSUMA on TRIFOLIATA, you arc buying ofa Grower and not a second or third hand dealer. .

,. A Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. 'f j THE POMONA, NURSERIES. ': t ':

Over 800 Varieties of y are the most Extensive in the State and offer all Home Grown Stock. Peaches. Plums. Peat 1
4;. Japan Persimmons, Grapes,Figs,Mulberries,Apricots,Almonds, Satsuma and other Oranges and
Fruits and Ornamentals.Peaches Lemons on both

Pears, Plums, Persimmons, Nuts, Grapes, Roses.etc. ORANGE:00 and> TRIFOLIATA: STOCKS
Over 75 varieties of Roses all field and Budded
grown and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs,etc .
NO AGENTS. Catalogue for 1896. An Up-to-date Horticultural Hand-Book free on application ? .
-. Correspondence solicited.GLEN NO BETTER STOCK NO CHEAPER. NONE SO LARGE. ,:i

NURSERIES It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Ground. .
: Write for Catalogue and any infol oration wanted, ,!.
G. L. TABER, GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. Macclenny Fla.f ;

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Order your supply now and make sure of it. PRICES : One pound by mail,40 cents;4 pounds, : ,.. ':
$1.50. By express or freight not prepaid,25 cents per pound in quantities of less than 200 pounds; ,
in 200 pound lots and above 20 cents per pound.
,: 3eed free from stems,leaves and trash. By mail post-
.MMIIMII Kill II U BEGGAR W E ED paid.25 cents per pound;4 pounds,' cents. By exit -
U U U M press or freight,not prepaid,in any quantity, 15 cents I FRUIT CARRIERS
1 mmmmtm mmmmmmmmt mffm m per pound. '
H G.. HASTINGS & CO., SEEDSMEN, .: := The Standard of Excellence.Send .

INTERLAOHEN, FLA. for Catalogue and Prices from First -Hands.
.,". 49-Send for our Illustrated Catalogue.

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I.will. tell.. Fruit Trees' this season. to the planter at wholesale prices. Address, i
J. A. ,
Riverside Nurseries, Glen St. Mary, Fla. FOR SALE .
." '.. 'ELLIOT'S(' ONE-IIALF REAM, 8x11, FREE, Now Lithe time to order and be ready for the first flow of sap. Get it from

...{: .. .. To; Dairymen and Others who will send 300 to pay postage. budded bearing trees, fifteen to eighteen years old. The following varieties'on

PARCHMENT % S&IS* BUTTER BEWABEOP IMITATIONS hand Parson Brown, Harris, Cunningham,Phares, Sanford's Meditteranean, Jaffa,
.. Riverside Navel), Drake Star. We also have a limited supply of large Grapefruit ,
'.f Buds. Prices of,above varieties, $5.00 per 1,000 or 75 cents per hundred, delivered. '
,A. G. ELLIOT & CO;., Paper Mfrs., PAPERS
k 'Dealer In All Descriptions of Paper. PHILADELPHIA, PA. -- Address J DRAKE POINT QUOTE,
Yalaha (Lake County'Florida)


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_' Q i We have an Unusually Large;,and Fine Stock of Hardy Palms'I J 11 DOVE-TAILED, HIVE.

fli Shrubbery* Trees,Tines and all Manner of Plants < ..,,

o t. for. lion, Lawn or Orchard. v We manufacture them 8-and 10-f rame,of selected kiln-dried Yellow Pine, and':- :
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Ifrult Trees Economic Plants.Ferns,Orchids, Bamboos Cactus,Etc.,for every : ; :
climateT Plants sent safely to all parts of the World. We pack by mail and ,. iJF Get our prices before sending North and paying heavy freight bill*. y >
at Catalogue rates,or send larger plants by express or freight. Iit11J.tion:4--- : '
laud for large catalogue illustrated, and priced. '. t .55 YANKEE NOVELTY COMPANY, ,,' .

Jl f.' BEASOXER BROS., Oneco 4.tf E. CONVERSE, Y.n&i'r. Ocala, Florida '., '

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: .: Orange Tree, Fruit and Vine, Vegetable, Pineapple, Tobacco,, &c1

: ..' We wish to emphasize fact that we make high-grade goods only. The I I We have steadily refrained from making any such goods, although the per F

: State is being flooded just now with new brands of low-grade fertilizers, mancentage\ of profit would be very much larger than it is on our high-grade (eruaetured -

for the emergency, hard times, arising from the freeze of last winter. | tilizers.

These Cheap Goods, of the Poorest Materials and Bad Forms, Must be Injurious to the Planter. ; .

V / They cannot.permanently improve his lands. The results produced will | cultivate a less acreage and use only the best manures. You can make a good

.no't be so good, either quantity or quality, in_ flavor or in keeping qualities. crop, with strong plants, with much less labor than you can coax along poor
That t. covers all the points where the profits come in. It will pay better to | and sickly lot, and the money results will be far better.

I'f f The ;Mapes Company Use Only the Best Materials and in Forms which are the Results of the

Experience of Nearly Half a Century and of Continuous and Costly Experiments.

r The'materials are subjected to a special process, of their own discovery, Send for a copy of testimonials from thirty or forty of the best-known

:/ which causes a chemical change, and are mixed for months before barreling. growers in the State as to the results of the use of our Vegetable Manure for

I They go,through the assimilation in heaps that must otherwise take place the year 1895. :Mr. L. Dozier, our agent at Ocala, writes June 10, 1895, as

in the ground when they are freshly mixed. When shipped they are ready for follows: .

the immediate consumption of the plant, and that is why they produce crops I have been your Agent for five years, and the only complaint I have

I from ten to fifteen days earlier than home-made or any fresh mixtures will do. ever heard from those who used your goods in my'district was that they are

They make vigorous plants that will stand drouths far better than 'those sold strictly for cash, while all the others can be bought on long time. In my

grown with poor materials in poor forms. Common sense must-teach us that, judgment, if they were all put on the same basis Mapes' would sweep the
and we have'had a great many testimonials on that point. State."
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The :Mapes Company made no bad debts by the freeze and have no goods. On the other hand, they have have been able to make a I large reduction I

: losses. .to make up by increasing their profits or reducing the standard of their I in the price of them this year, and at the same time keep up their standard.

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has had most wonderful success in Pennsylvania and Connecticut in producing Choice Wrappers that have brought exceptionally High Pricei.

''. J86T-\Vrite for a Tobacco Pamphlet. 1

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GUARANTEED ANALYSIS Mapes' Tobacco Manure, Florida Brand . . . . S to 6. 4 to $. 6Potah.

The Mapes Orange Tree, in 2oo-lb. bbls., f. o.b. Jacksonville, per ton, $37.00 Here is the record of the official analysis of their manures for the year
U Fruit and Vine, 39.00 1895 at the Florida Experiment Station :
.. : H Vegetable Ammonia Avail. Phos.Acid Total Phot. Aetd. Potash.,
.%: u' Pineapple'U 40.00 Orange! Tree . 4.67 7.48 11.22. 3.81 >
38.00 Fruit and Vine : . : 3.04 7.00 9.65 11.47
U Tobacco, 38.00 Vegetable . . 5.91 7.84 10.22 5.68

ALSO DEAL IN- > lEiF r any further information, write

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"CHEAP". .FERTILIZERS. [From:New Enland Homestead, Dec.%8,1896'] of all three ingredients. It is the concerns that methods for determining approximately relative
IMPORTANT TO USERS OF FER- have capital invested in plants that are most availability of nitrogen,and on subsequent
TILIZERS. likely to remain in the business, and are the ones pages is given a report of the work done during 1
i. Prof. H. B. Voorhees, Director of the New Jersey that m the long run are likely to look well to the past year on this point.; -
State Experiment Station in the 'Rural New Shyster concerns that manufacture all sorts of their reputation, for they have more at stake. "While various inferior agriculturally worth. r t!
Another point that strengthens this caution is less forms of nitrogen in the market. the j
Yorker." i, 1895 in an of a so- are .
exposure in
materials and put their goods on the market
that in most States the analyses of fertilizers ate main security of purchasers of mixed fertilizers
called: "cheap" fertilizer sold in Philadelphia all sorts of conditions, in order to get some of the not made until after the spring trade is over. is in dealing with firms which have an established -
..I&YI.II..In the purchase fertilizers, farm. trade of old-established- and reliable firms,are as reputation and in '
many voiding 'cheap1 goods ...L..
characteristic of the fertilizer trade as of other 'VALUATION OF FERTILIZERS.They offered .
ers are still guided by price per ton rather than trades. Any one who puts out a fertilizer can by irresponsible partic.-Pare 39.
by the amount and quality of the plant-food fur- get it officially analyzed at the Experiment Sta- Fail to Determine the Quality ofoods Preparations of Leather.
tions, and it appears in their reports, but the *- --Established Reputation the As has been proved abundantly by exper'ment.
ttifthed,hence anexorbitant price pound .
pay per Main to the Purchaser.Extract
farmer does not know whether the concern is reliable Security leather whether in its untreated state orstamedcr
for the constituents. A low price per ton does or not The Connecticut Station in its annual [ from Annual Report of the Connecticut toasted, and pulverized, has no value as a
not always mean_ a cheap product; it frequently report for '95, just out emphasizes the fact Agricultural Experiment Station (Prof. S. W. fertilizer. The State fertilizer law wisely forbidsits
means an expensive one,for the legitimate er that iu buying-mixed fertilizers farmers must Johnson, Director),for Year 1895. Issued De- use in any form as an ingredient of commercial *
rely to a great extent reliable dealers,and says: cember, 1895 ] fertilizers without explicit printed certificateof
penses of preparation,shipment and sale are proportionately "The main security of purchasers cf mixed fertilizers These valuations,it must be remembered are the fact, such certificate: to be conspicuously
much greater for low-grade than for is in dealing with firms which hate an based on the assumption that the nitrogen,phos ffixed to every package,' etc.
high-grade goods. Farmers should remember, established reputation,and in avoiding ''cheap' phoric add and potash in each fertilizer are "The materials on which the following analyses -
first that nitrogen,phosphoric acid and potash goods offend by irresponsible parties." The readily available to farm crops. Chemical examination were made were used in vegetation experiments -
:are the only constituents of direct fertilizing value caution is certainly needtdwhen more than one- can show pretty conclusively whetherthis to be described on following pages.
and mixtures containing aU of these in goodforms third of the nitrogenous superphosphates sold in is true in respect to potash. There is less "4565. Ground leather,imported from England
cannot be secured for a low price per ton, Connecticut do not furnish in all resotctts,all certainty regarding phosphoric add while chem for use as a cheap 'ammo ate' in mixed fertilizers. /
unless they are contained: in very small amounts; themannfsaurenclaimforthem.Ontofseventy.six ical examination, aa it 'is usually made, oitet The method of manufactture is csksown.
and second,that the expenses of handling are brands,twenty-one are below the manu d- little or no clue at to the availability of the It is a brownish black powder, in appearance
Quite as great for' weight as foi materials urers' minimum guarantee in respect of one ingredient I organic nitrogen of mixed goods. This Station resembling l dried blood.; When pulverised-
of aCtuaMertilixing. .value..'* i> ,five in respect of two, and one in respect hU been for some years engaged in a study of emits an odor of .s1ne.-Plp*.

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;, Budding the Orange. "That there shall be levied, collected children to pick the leaves, and they "Vest Pooket Fertilizing.

T Editor Farmer and Frnit-Grower: and paid on all teas, the growth or have learned to do it in a very satisfac- Editor Farmer and Frnit-Grower.
product of the countries east of the tory manner. White children might I had a few bags of fertilizer at the
t I if
would be
greatly obliged to who had
you and fellow
depot a never
6 Cape of Good Hope, when importedfrom also do it, and a good living may be
you would kindly give me the follow- used "such stuff" was asking me about ; .
places west of the Cape of Good secured.
f. ing. ,How to take a bud from the tree, it and was much averse to spending -
it is Hope, a duty of ten per centum ad va- He explained at some length the .
r also how, after taking same, in this I had some cot.
money way.
, treated. Do you take all the wood lorem. And teas that have been en- methods of procedure and the neces- hull ashes, some nitrate of soda Ii Iiton J

out of bud and only insert the bark tered for consumption, or for ware sary requirements of soil and temper- and some sulphate of ammonia. Sayshe I

into the tree to be dudded? What I house, or that have been permitted to ature for the successful cultivation of "Now what is that d-n stuff 1" -11

want is a practical idea of the way to remain unclaimed, or that have been tea.' The plants require a very rich "That's ammonia," says I, "it's the .

bud sour orange trees. I trust you permitted to remain for any purposein soil and are liberally treated to fertil-- master spirit of manures, it will almost 1 t!

may be able to let me have this information any country intermediate betweenthe izer on his plantation. They also require do the whole business by itself." He

per return mail, as we out country of export and the United a great deal of moisture. The looked curious, I told him I'd show /J
States, not be considered as in mandarin tea which is never exportedfrom I
here ,
are anxious to do something. transitu him what it was, so I took a spoonful
Awaiting your early reply.M. but through such intermediate China, is the very choicest pick and put into a milk can, then took a
country, shall be treated as teas ing. The tea plant is of the
ROBERTS. spoonful of the ashes and put in the \t
imported from such intermediate coun- family as the camelia japonica, and ,
Ewarton, Jamaica. can and added a few drops of ,water,
What I want is a little advice as to try, and be valued" and rated for duty like the camelia is an evergreen. When stirred it up and held the palm of my ,

how and when to bud trees. Kindlylet accordingly. only higher grades are used or requiredthe hand over the can for a few seconds 1

me know how to prepare the waxed Among the many speakers present, method is to clip back the shrubsat and presented it for him to' smell.

cloth to tie the buds. M. R. perhaps none were so interesting,or so all the points; this is conducive to "Gee hu I man! what! say, what

Shield budding will not be in order instructive, as was Mr. Shephard, of a throwing out of new shoots in all does that stuff cost? I want some of "

until next spring or summer, after the Summerville, S. C. Some few years conceivable directions, and by this that! A tablespoonful of that in a

: trees shall have had time to produce ago this gentleman purchased the method an abundance of new shoots hill of truck would move things, eh?" 1
limbs large enough to furnish good larger part of the farm at that place and young tender leaves are obtained. Now, Mr. Editor, cottonseed hull

bndwood. If you have saved bud- formerly used by the Government as The first and choicest pickings include ash and sulphate of ammonia make a

wood from last fall, of course, you an experiment station. Previous to nothing but the first two leaves, complete manure. Nitrate of sodais

can perform the operation as soon as the time of his purchase an experimenthad and the second picking takes in the ,- all right to use in place of the sul-
, the bark will slip; but we take it for been made, in a small way,in the second and third tiny leaves. The phate of ammonia. This is perhaps

granted you have not done this. Twoor cultivation of tea. Mr. Shephard: remainder and larger leaves contain quicker to act than the commercial

three'months hence we, will print made up his mind to carry on on a more nothing but tannin and are not only mixture. If one is satisfied that he 'j

comple instructions for shield bud extensive scale the experiments thus cheaper and the constituent part of has phosphate or phosphoric acid in

ding. At present your only resourceis begun, and has been in the businessfor the trash that is flooding the American his land, nitrate ot potash would be

grafting or sprig budding. the past six years. He stated that market today, but are also to a nice to use to give color to the foliageand

.. Sprig-budding is done as follows: one result of his experiment had been certain extent injurious.He vigor to the tree and quality to

Take a twig long enough to contain that he had found himself utterly un- explained at some length the the fruit. One can carry enough for ...

r- three or four buds and as large as a able to compete with the Orientals in process of raking these new green an acre in a pail. This is truly the ...

. lead pencil or less; sharpen the lower the cheaper grades of tea, on accountof leaves and placing them in hot dry "vest pocket" fertilizing. For many

? end about two inches very smooth, the variance in the cost of labor. kettles where they are kept in motion years I have accumulated organic

* leaving a face perfectly true so that it The cost to the Oriental tea.grower is until thoroughly warmed through, matter in my grove until I now thinkI

> will touch the stock at all points. Go not more than two cents per pound to taken out and rolled, these two pro- have enough perhaps too much,

down on the stock (stump) to a point cure and pick his tea, while Mr.Shep-- cesses being repeated some five, six so I am now nsing chemicals for a

where the bark is green and lively, or hard was not able to have it picked at and even seven times. change, and in order to "learn a -:

V even down to the yellow bark of the any lower cost than twelve cents per The first two years of his experience thing or two." I'm awfully tired of such

taproot, though this is more brittle pound.He were equal to those of new be- drudgery as getting leaves, cowchips,
I I' than the bark of the wood and not so stated that he had several objectsin in devoid of and shoveling stable manure and com-
ginners enterprise,
handled. Cut the of the view when he went into the syste. and under I've
readily top i everything but disaster and experience post, turning crops.
, bark square to make a horizontalface. matic cultivation of tea as a market- but for the last three his come to the conclusion that it's not
If the bark does not cleave able commodity. This had been at- sales have increased from to scientific, and it don't suit my soil no
200 450,
readily, thrust the knife-blade down tempted for a long time in several of and the to way. I am very much of the opinionthat
during past year 850
inch two withdraw it then slip the Southern States, but never before has had a .
an or pounds. It is his expectation duringthe although my grove
" the sprig down with the cut surface successfully. There is standing todaya to sell from double dose of nitrogen in chemical
coming season
; toward the wood. It is better to do tea plant eighteen feet high that is a 1,500to shape it will not suffer from it, in fact

- this in a valley between two lateral reminiscence of past endeavors in that 2,000 pounds. it looks as well as any about me that ,
;'- roots; first, because the bark is more direction. There is no question of There are many thoughts suggestedby has been fed on the "standards" to 1

;; likely to be lively and full of fresh sap doubt but that tea can be raised, and the above remarks, and the foremost the tune of about five dollars to my

''if there; second, the bark is not so apt raised successfully, in this country., one is, why not let us turn our one. I will, by working in this way,
attention this other articleof
Tea of the higher grades can be raised to or any '
to split there as it would be on the get my grove from the first of 95 to
for which the Southern
" ridge or shoulder of a collar root; equal in quality and quantity to any commerce the last of '96 at a cost of less than
third, the resultant shoot has a better that is grown in the Eastern countries. States have the necessary climatic $75.00. This is two acres of 22yearold
chance to throw out roots into the Mr.\ Shephard's labors have substan- qualifications, and there are many of seedlings. What the crop will be

soil in a valley. tially demonstrated Samples of them. There is no reason why the on this diet remains to be seen, butas

Early in the spring, when the wea- various teas that he has grown have success of this one man cannot be a great man in this line once said, '

ther is cool and dry, is the best season been sent to leading importers and the success of hundreds; at present "You make the tre, the tree will make
judges of tea, both in this country and only two men, and one of these colored '
f sprig-budding. A bud inserted at or the fruit. I have never forgotten
below the level of the ground shouldbe London, and they have reported it have made the attempt and both that.

'put in only at such season of the fully up to all the requirements of a are successful. There are men who No doubt there are lots of groves
high grade tea. It is his opinion that have dormant capital, and equally
year as will afford it a chance to grow that could be recuperated with a little
off at,once; it is risky to leave it there the lower grades cannot be made to equally dormant dormant land,, and we might which say nitrate or sulphate, but the ownersare
for months, exposed to the'hazard of pay.One told that they must also give
h of the leading objects Mr.Shep might by such operation not only bea
storms. In budding above ground the potash and phosphoric acid. I read
u*. hard had in view in taking this source of profitable revenue, but
case is different. up and listen all the time but I do ad
I business was the furnishing of employment also give rise to a new branch of labor,
my means my own
; Commercial Tea Culture in South to weak labor, and in this he hasbeen which, as Mr. Shephard has so aptly ideas. I take half when I can't get
successful. In these Southern described, our "weak labor" would
very the whole loaf. WM. P. NEELD.
;... Editor Farmer and Fruit.Grower: States it is very difficult for any la. cheerfully grasp. Pinellas, Fla.
It was your correspondent's rare borious duties to be performed duringthe Mr. Shephard receives $1 per > "'
good fortune to be present today when intense heat of the summer days.It pound for every pound of tea that he Speaking of potatoes calls to mind
the bill introduced by Representative was his idea that the picking of the sells. It seems to me that this is food a potato planting held at W. D. Grit-

Cummings, of New York was under leaves might be done by women and for thought and cause for action. fing's( Pomona Nurseries. He planted

discussion before the Ways and Means children, both white and colored. He A. F. TENNILLE. ten acres of Irish potatoes in one day;

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\t 4 ALL AROUND BRAND, $35 Per Ton.

E, Ammonia 5 to 0 perZceut.
Available Phosphoric Acid 7 to 8 ..
Actual Potash 4 to 5 "

'J6r ,This Brand is made from the Purest Ammoniates Superphosphates and Potash.. -ei

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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MR.. STRINOFELLOW's METHODOF two to four years less time would be preventive of disease and insect pests, require far less labor than originatingthem. .
PRUNING required to restore their groves than and that wholesome food and plentyof t
the time of recovery of the present it will result in abundant and high. The Florida orange has a world ,;
f .The Roots When Planting Trees. disaster. How, is it asked? In the ly flavored fruit. wide reputation; hence it will pay to _..
t Hold tree, top down, and cut back present restoration no bud will be [In some thirty acres we intend to restore groves.Ninetyfive ,
to.about.one inch. This cut will face placed above the surface of the ground, put buds in sprouts growing from the per cent of the orange
down when tree is set. Leave only in sprout from stump or in nursery valley of the stumps between the production was destroyed, and there .
from one to three feet of top. Let all stock. It will be light expense to protect crown roots, one bud on each side if will be little production before 1898. ,T;
shoots grow. When one foot in length two to three feet of that budded suitable sprouts can be found in such A million boxes may be looked for in
.. rub off all that are not needed for a trunk every year, and in case of a places, gradually removing the un 1900. .
!sjmraetrical top. Mr. Stringfellow freeze down to the protected part of budded sprouts from the stumps as Twenty-five per cent. of the orange '
suggests that the State experiment stations the tree, the usual, or very common the; buds shall grow, and determine I groves will be abandoned. i iI
take up and.test the matter. Plant point of starting a top is preserved, later whether to remove one of the I Which is the best locality? Ask -4
some with mere stubs of roots, from and the first year's growth therefromwill budded: stems. Would like the judg each district the question. 1
one-half inch to five, ten, fifteen and mature sufficient fruit wood for a ment of the more skilled horticulturists What should have been done ? 1
twenty-inch lengths, to be taken up good crop the second year, as the !in regard to letting more than one Every orange tree should have been :
and examined each year, so as to goodly portion of the freezing year's sprout grow or the combination of cut down to the roots immediately after ;
demonstrate: (fact that "beyond the crop is likely to have been gathered.The them into one trunk. the freeze instead of allowing the
length of two or three inches the quantity grove owner is not likely to be To get a good vigorous growth this energies of the tree to be wasted in '
and size of the new roots are inva out ot more than one full year's pro- summer some fertilizing will be neces the effort to produce growth upon
riably in. an inverse ratio to the amountof duct, and the orange crop in the sary. Say two to four pounds of good wasted wood.
old roots left on. The longer the orange belt of Florida will be more orange tree fertilizer, well balancedto Regular cultivation would have promoted :
old roots are the weaker will be the reliable than any fruit of the North. give hardness of wood as well as growth.Uncovering.
new ones." Then the limitation of the Florida profusion of growth.So the roots of stumps
It.is a little singular that this close crop, by the abandoning of many far as we have heard, cultiva- that have not sprouted will induce
ptuning of roots, if so successful, had groves for several years, will give re- tion will be largly confined to the near them to come back. Like the cat, the
: 'not before been discovered,but it mer munerative prices to those who lend vicinity of the trees, with vegetable orange tree has many lives.
its a thorough trial. I once receiveda all their energies to the work of restoring growth (beggar weed probably the Those who restore their groves will,
forest tree, of the water oak species, their groves with what experi- best) to mulch and enrich the mid no doubt experience a period of prosperity
that had but mere stubs of roots. Isaid ence has proven the best fruit, and dles.If. heretofore unknown. -
to the men, "Plant it; it will do which will be ready for the'hundred early varieties are propagatedthe I* Send to 0. Clute, Lake City,
for'a hitching post, but it will never millions of population in the United grower will be pretty sure of for Orange Bulletin. t
grow." To my astonishment it was States, and the good times that will marketing half a crop, and if Hart's --- ...
one) of the most thrifty trees of the lot be here by the time a product of eightto Late has prominence, and escapes the 1
set out at that time. ten million boxes are ready to be frost, there will be no necesity of Hiarh-Priced Fruit. ;
Short lateral roots, with a plenty of consumed. pushing it on to the market, as it is a Oranges are in plentiful supply ,t.
fibrous roots near the trunk, is proba And there is no country on the long.keeper and good from March to from the Pacific coast and the Mediterranean
bly the best, and these can be best obtained globe so favorable to growing the best June. But the old standard varieties and continue to sell at low
by severing the larger roots in flavored oranges in large quantities as ripening from the middle of December figures, although there has been an
the nursery or in the forest the previous the orange belt of Florida. Califor- until the first of February should not advance of fifty cents a box during the :
season, forcing out the small roots. nia has lost three out of five crops of be neglected. Diversify the orange past fortnight. While Florida or
The greatest success has been ob- her famous Riverside Navels, while crop with Tangerines,Satsumas, grape anges are extremely scarce and con
tained in planting palmettoes by leaving she is three times as far from the prin- fruit, etcSo.; Ruralist for March sequently high-priced, $i apiece, as J
but an inch of the fibrous roots cipal markets as Florida, and her _*..-- stated by us last week is evidently an
next to the tap root. famous groves will no doubt follow Points from The Orange Bulletin. error, that being the rate for a dozen.
many of her vineyards into the dump Grape-fruit, the high price of which ;
A Hopeful View of the Orange In- pile.The Had it not been for the February we noted last week, has since then t
dustry. area for successful orange grow- freeze the December freezes would continued to advance, and the limited -J
The mild winter,. thus far, which ing in Florida is i limited, the best results have done little damage to the orange importations, now at the close of the .i jj
has left the most of the tender orange having been obtained in quality season, are commanding extraordinary -f]
growth. intact, gives more hope to the and quantity, and vigorous growth of trees.Had it not been for the December sums. A few days since two barrelsof
orange'growers who are restoring their trees, not far from the danger line. freeze, the trees, in full foliage and in small-sized grape fruit realized the
groves, and they comfort themselves Then let grove men pluck up cour- dormant state, would have received extraordinary price of $20 each in
with the thought that should another age. Restore only so much as you but-little damage from the February this city, and seven barrels were sold
freeze equally as bad as the one can do well, remembering that a freeze. in Philadelphia for $22 each.-Garden
of 1894-5 occur again in their life time, healthy, vigorous growth is the best l The restoration of the groves will and Forest.

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before writing me for lull particulars as j
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I'' All Parties buffing of me get fuM directions -
SIX MELONS WEIGHING 420 U' N05.I : how to grew and mar ktt your :

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MONTICELLO,FLA.,July 1st, 1895.
We certify that W. M. Girardeau weighed in our presence six of his : r .
new "Triumph" Watermelons,their weights being 67,68, 68, 70,71 and 76 5"GIANT
pounds. Total for the six melons,420 pounds Send for Catalogue full of information as to
T. M. PULESTON, Melons, Cantaloupes, Florida Corn, Giant Beg-
C. PARKHILL County Judge.R. gar Weed, Paper Shell Pecans, etc., etc.IVfontiobllo.

Clerk Circuit Court. '-V. M. GIRARDEAU,
Mayor of Monticello. I; Fla. BEGGAR WEED.'_

I,I to justify the buyers in visiting the I portance of a proper proportioning of amount that it will pay you to use. It
: Tobacco. place, and your tobacco is of a good the ingredients in the fertilizing mix might be better t? increise the acid
-- quality, you will have very little I ture. But it is not merely the 'percentage phosphate in the mixture, so as to
t Tobacco Raising and Cigar Mak- trouble in selling it. If your place is : of potash that is needed. If make the actual potash about 10 per
isolated and your tobacco is inferior, I the potash be present in an injuriousform cent., and the whole amount per acre
ing. you will have trouble to sell it at any the damage it will do in the might in some cases be largely increased .
Editor Farmer and FruitGrower.I price. quality of the crop will overbalanceany I with profit. Not being familiar
wish to ask a few questions in 3. You should have a capital of at good it may do in the quantity.You with the fertility of your land, it is
regard to tobacco oulture in your least $50 an acre, supposing the landis want not only to grow a good hard for me to advise you as to the .
State. cleared ready for cultivation. If crop of tobacco, but a crop ot good amount. You can judge better for
I. Is any State or Natioal license not cleared you should add $40 to the tobacco, that will bring the highest yourself. The point I wish particu-
required in order to raise, cure and above, making $90 per acre in all. price in the market of its class. There- larly to impress upon your attention is
manufacture tobacco into cigars, and This takes no account of your house fore it is of the highest importancethat the fact, that the only form of potashto
t if so, what cost? and housekeeping outfit. If you wish, you should be careful as to the use is the sulphate, and that the use
2. What is the prospect of dispos- we will make you an estimate on these form of the potash that is used in the of kainit or the muriate of potash is
ing of the product of two or three items, if you wil mention the locality fertilizer. In buying a ready mixed harmful to the quality of the tobacco.
acres, at a fair price, supposing it were .. and the approximate style of house- fertilizer, you cannot know just. what This is a point that cannot be too often
I not practicable to make cigars ? keeping which you wish to pursue. form of potash salt has been used in insisted upon, and this is the only ex.
: I I have aome fifty odd acres of land, 4. We mail you a copy of our pa. its manufacture, and the official analysis cuse I give for making so long an
very suitable for tobacco, upon whichI per of December 21, 1895, contain. will not tell you, for the potash will answer to your letter. If there is any
lived five years, some ten years ago. ing details of tobacco culture on a simply appear as potash. Hence we : other point I can help you upon, I
I raised some tobacco at the time, farm near Jacksonville. Can give always advise farmers to buy the in- shall be happy to do so, for we regardthe
merely as an experiment and obtainedan you further particulars if desired. gredients and mix their own fertilizers, answers to such inquiries as one of
excellent quality of the weed from ,-.-* so that they may be certain of the our most important duties as Station
t Havana seed. Raising Good Tobacco. form of potash. It is a wellknownfact officers. The acid phosphate you will
3. With ,the land at my disposal, Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower : that chloride of sodium in a fertilizer understand is the dissolved rock, and
what is the smallest capital in your There is no doubt that the proper is detrimental to tobacco, and not the merely pulverized rock or
opinion, with which I could venture fertilization of the tobacco crop is one that it is not chlorine alone, but the floats. There are men all over the
into the business? of the most important matters that now sodium that is harmful, for in experiments country now trying to persuade the
If I go, it will be some time next interest our farmers, particularly in the i made in Virginia, nitrogen in farmers that the pulverized rock is as
fall, so as to get the ground preparedin sections where tobacco is a compara- the form of nitrate of soda did not good as dissolved rock, and is natural
the spring for the crop. tively new crop. The manufacturersof give near as good results as in the form plant food. Do not touch any but the
4. If you can give me any points in fertilizers all have special tobacco of organic ammonia in dried blood. dissolved rock.V.. F. MASSEY.N. .
this matter, I shall be very grateful. fertilizers, many of them doubtless The mixture that gave the greatest C. Experiment Station.
If I can make a success I can get have all the qualities that are claimedfor profit per acre was: dried blood, 160 ....
several more settlers to go into the them. But the special source of pounds; sulphate of potash (high Pineapples are somewhat behind
same business. the fertilizing ingredients that are used grade, So per cent.), 120 pounds, and schedule time blooming, which fact is
WM. R. BLANCHARD. in making the mixture is of far more acid phosphate, 114 pounds. You attributable to the great amount of
Massachusetts. importance in the growth of the tobacco will notice that the potash is in the cool, but not injurious, weather we
I. You can grow all the tobacco crop, than in that of most other form of a sulphate. Muriate of pot- have had this winter. There are goingto
you wish without any license or charge. crops. The great defect in all tobacco ash will not do for tobacco,and kainitis be some pineapples shipped from
To manufacture it into cigars requires fertilizers that I have noticed is, still worse. The sulphate is in two the fields where they have received
I jft the payment of a stamp duty of $3.00 that they have too small a percentageof grades, the low grade or 30 per cent., the proper attention since the freeze.
I r .per, thousand cigars. To guarantee potash. Every one who has grown and the high grade or 50 per cent. Many of our growers thought it econ-
; this payment the manufacturer is re- tobacco knows the greediness with We would always use the high grade, omy not to fertilize, but they will see
I quired to give a bond of $I. O.OO for which the tobacco plant uses potash.But as a high-grade article costs less freighton their mistake when they come to ship
i4 his factory and $100.00 additional for potash alone will not make tobacco the actual potash than a low grade. apples that will pack eighty-four to
t each hand employed. This is the much as it needs it, for without a Any dealer in fertilizing materials will the cratewhen, with proper attention,
It F; National tax-there is no State tax. due percentage of phosphoric acid and sell you the above ingredients, and you they could have been grown to'pack
If you settle in some community nitrogen,the plant cannot use the potash can mix them for yourself. I do not fifty and sixty.-Eden item in Florida
i 1'2. is hand. Hence the im- that the above is the full Star.
.. w. ere there is enough tobacco grown if it at mean amount
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Available Phosphoric Acid, 4to 6 per cent.

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Equivalent to Sulphate of Potash, 11 to 13 per cent ?

,: Made Exclusively ,from Cotton Seed Meal, Nitrate of Soda, Blood and Bone, Acid Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.

We also have a large supply of the Celebrated H. J. Baker & Bro.'s Complete Vegetable and Orange Tree Manures. Also a Complete

Stock of all Agricultural Chemicals, Fine Ground Tobacco Stems, C. S. Meal, Blood and Bone, Fine Ground Bone, Potash, Etc.


Write. Us for Prices before Buying.
';! \2Vrix/soK & TOOME: J Jacksonville,
Insecticide Lime, $7.00 per Ton
-. .Seed Potatoes at Wholesale Prices.

tftnel'&Ttrtteker: since it contains each of the three B. Stoan Charleston, S. C.; H. F. crape-twenty-six or thirty inches-

plant food essentials, in addition to Dutton & Co., Gainesville, Fla.; W. throwing enough soil tQ the cotton to

humus. 'V. Gordon, Savannah, Ga., and support it and to cover any grass lefty
COTTON-IL PERCENTAGE COMPOSITION OF DIFFER- Messrs.: Butler & Stevens, Savannah, > the choppers. Two furrows with

ENT FERTILIZING MATERIALS. Ga. They can doubtless be procured a wide scrape will cover the whole
gentlemen After rain
u upon middle. every as soon as
.THE' ESSENTIAL PLANT FOODS.. ,C o = short notice, and at about the rate of he ground is dry enough, the scrape
coo I
:):Below is given a table of important -, e bel A II $))2 oo.per bushel. should again be brought into use to
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fertilizing materials that are commonly -
prevent the formation of andto
.. N a HOW TO PLANT THE SEED. a crust
used for supplying deficiencies of ---- kill the in the .
Acid phosphate(contains availa The planting of the seed should be grass germ.If
phosphoric acid nitrogen and potashin ble phosphoric acid)............ .. this system of cultivation is carefully -
soils. It will be observed that no Bone meal .................. 14.0023S5. 4.05.... accomplished by means of some of the little will
Raw Florida phosphate.......... ..... ..... excellent and cheap cotton employed, very hoeing
one of the separate materials mentioned Nitrate of soda................... 24.503.io..... 15.70 ..... planters be required after chopping to a stand.
in this table can be dependedupon Sulphate of ammonia............ .....19.50..... which can now be easily purchased almost The of should
Colton- eed meal(decorticated .. & scrape, course, worked
to supply all of the three plant Cottonseed.....................).. 1.02 3.07 7.10 1 1.17 anywhere. When a planter is under the foot of the plow using a
food essentials in proportions.Each Dried blood. ... 1.91 10.50 ..... employed in dropping the seed, a half ,
proper ..... ..... short scooter above
Sulphate of potash(higgrade.) or bull-tongue, to
has its own'mission; one to sup- Muriate potash... ........... ..... ..... 50.0050.ro bushel per acre will be required. When
............ ... .... make the point. When properly adjusted -
ICa in it ... ... ..... ..... 12.50 planted by hand it is to
ply the necessary nitrogen, another, ..., ....... necessary use
Cotton-hullashes ..... 6.50...22.75 if the plow is upon a level surface -
the necessary phosphoric acid and Wood ashes(unbleached)........ ..... ..... 5.25 about three pecks per acre in plant-
Saw palmetto ashes... ..... ... 20.00 ..... 43.00 ing. the point of the scooter and the I
still another the potash. Stable manure(mixed)........... 0.30 050. 0.60 entire edge of the should touch '
The materials commonly used as ... .... 1.10..... The best variety of planter to employ the surface. scrape
sources for obtaining the is one having a roller attached in
necessary Either of the materials above The picking should, of course, be
phosphoric acid are bone,meal, acid the rear to press the soil upon the seed.
be substituted for those carried on as often as Its
may previously This will insure
phosphate (raw material phosphate more prompt germination i
mentioned in the formula not a good idea to allow cotton to
i.: nitrate
rendered, soluble by treatment with ; t., and more uniform vegetation.
of soda remain long in the field.
may take the place of cottonseed open
sulphuric acid), and finely pulverizedraw CULTIVATING THE CROP: I .
etc. into
,. taking consid-
phosphate. The latter is proba- tion, of course, the difference in As soon as the first true leaf of the Tropical Yam. t

bly best to employ where the soil is cent of nitrogen contained in the two per, young plant appears, the cotton rows Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:

already comparatively fertile, and, and making the deduction in the should be sided closely with a sixteen I have been surprised that more of
hence, where the plant does not haveto used accordingly.If quantity inch Terrell heel scrape, with narrow I the useful tropical vegetables have not

depend solely upon the phosphate the meal from the Sea Island cot wings, and set to run very flat. In been introduced to popular use here in

material applied for its phosphoricacid tonseed is employed instead of upland. the absence of the Terrell heel-scrape, Florida, and would like to 'mention

nourishment Where land i is meal, about twice the quantity will be any old scrape that has been well worn one that has been thoroughly tested,

known to be very poor, so that a crop required, since the former only con at the extremities will suffice. The here, and found very desirable, and

must depend almost entirely upon an tains approximately half as much m. object of this siding is to stir the soil that is the variety of tropical yam
application of fertilizer for nourishment around the plants, and to sift enoughfine known as the "white yam"in Jamaica.'
then the acid phosphate should soil amongst them to cover the This is not to be confounded with

be""employ d. Nitrogen is applied as WHAT SEEDS SHOULD BE USED IN young grass growing in the drill. Leave the sweet yams, as it belongs to an en

a'. fertilizer in either of the following PLANTING? it in this condition long enough for the ,tirely different family of plants, the

forms: Nitrate of soda, sulphate of The four valuable properties of cotton young grass thus covered to die, and botanical name being Dioscorea alata.

ammonia, cottonseed meal, cottonseed we may say, are strength, length, then chop the cotton to a stand. It is It is propagated by small tubers that

dried blood, etc. fineness, evenness of thread, and the a prevailing opinion that, when it is are produced late In the season in the
Potash is usually employed in one best seeds for producing such cotton possible to avoid it, chopping should axils of the leaves. These tubers

of the following forms: sulphate o"fare f from full grown pods on healthy not proceed in exceeding windy or should be planted early in the spring,

potash, muriate of potash kainit, cotton stalks. The best seeds are usually chilly weather. The distance apart to say in March and April, in a well-

hull asheswood ashes (unleached). from the middle bolls. leave the stalks in the row in choppingwill drained soil, and lightly fertilized occasionally -

Ashes obtained from burning the roo Experience demonstrated long ago depend chiefly upon the fertilityof during the season. The
of the saw palmetto are an excellen that in order to maintain the best fibre the soil and the rain supply. On vine is very ornamental and a rampant

home source of potash, containing in cotton new seeds should be obtained poor lands, or on lands subject to t grower, and can be used to good ad-

approximately 43 per cent. of this ingredient directly from the Sea Islands at intervals drouth during the planting season, thin. vantage wherever a quick shade or

; and about 20 per cent of of several years. It is the concen planting must be practiced to obtain screen is desired. The tuber is not

phosphoric acid. sus of opinion that a renewal of seed the best results. Varying, therefore formed till late in the fall, when it

Stable manure, alone, although not in this way at intervals of two or three with the fertility, etc., of the soil, the materializes very rapidly, and if con

economically proportioned for a cotton years will produce satisfactory results cotton should be chopped to a stand ditions have been favorable, it will .

fertilizer, when applied in sufficient f The following cotton dealers can fur wherein the stalks are from ten to have attained large size, twenty to I

quantities (two to four tons per nish fresh seed for planting from theSea eighteen inches apart. The chopping thirty pounds not being unusual. It. j

acre), is an excellent cotton fertilizer, Islands at all times: Colonel J. E should be followed with a wider can be cooked in any way that the

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Irish potato is used, either steamed,, era or Southern farm. Insects and

boiled, baked, fried or mashed, and it Poultry.Edited milk are the hen's meat, and make a GRAPE.VINES.-j

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will be found a splendid substitute for ------------------------------------ balanced ration, with the few kernels .

-and some say even better than-the by S. S.DeLANOY. Apopka. Fla. of corn or grains of oats to go into World. Small FrnlU. Introducer of anrirtIM.
& C'urJ'1L.t.1IOjrM.
Gooseberry Far
Irish potato. the crop and furnish work for the giz. new tA Ited Jacket. t eo.I5.JOIIIIebn.Fl'edoDIa.NEW .:\.\.

The tubers will keep for months if About the Breeds ,of Fowls. zard, the little grain-mill that nature -

dug when fully matured. One great Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: has provided the hen in absence of MAMMOTHPoultr :(

point in their favor is that they will Most people who keep poultry are teeth to masticate her food or salivato Guide for 1 1890 riawt
to a Brown Leghorn cock one book ever published contains nearly 1M j
apt get
grow to perfection on our light sandy partially dissolve it. pages, all printed In colon,plans for best 1
soils if fertilized and year, a Plymouth Rock a year or two The of hen's stomach poultry nooses, sore remedies and recipe
occasionally, out. machinery a for all diseases! ,and how to make poultry I
yield the best record ever made for the after; next they try a Black Spanish must be very powerful to transforminto and gardening par. Sent post paid for ISc.
Join Bawdier J r.,box 31 Freeport, Ill.
male Game. few to (
or a Very seem
It be in the crude material
potato. ought to every gar an egg a day
den. H. G. BURNET. think it necessary or advisable to get she takes into it, and from some source

...... one bird, stick to it, and keep it pure. sfie must consume a large quantity of THE IMPROVED

Improvement in Strawberry Va- Almost every one works on the principle lime for its covering. VICTOR
that the more mixing and more .
rieties. High breeding has no doubt increased
Editor Farmer and Pruit-Grower. mongrelizing the better. When asked the diseases, and occasionedless INCUBATOR

In no fruit has the improvementbeen how they know that mixing pays, they hardiness of the hen; and where -_ Absolutely Hatches aelfretnlattir..

as great and as rapid as in the acknowledge they don't know, but deprived of her range and insect and lhLaa rI: and Tbe cht'apt'tltftrat.c1aM simplest, most Ratchet reliable,

strawberry. The best new varieties guess so. When I offer to prove that green food, and brought into city life, login B anta. QEO.EUTEL&CO.QQ1ac7,1i1le In the market. Circulars frwv:

excel the old ones in size, attractiveness my Leghorns lay more eggs, cleaner and confined within narrow yards, a --- -

in color, and capacity to stand eggs and more saleable eggs, they offeras balanced ration of grain, ground boneor

drought,both during plant growth and an excuse that I take better care of meat, cooked hay, vegetables,
in the ripening season. Excepting the mine than they do of theirs. Some broken glass or chinaware to as nearly -

old Crescent, they also encel in pro keep large fowls to eat, but why not take the place of nature as possible

ductiveness. But a drought at fruit. eat two or three Leghorns instead of becomes necessary. In their confinement

ing'time,which would cut off the Cres- one Plymouth Rock? I keep Leg- too, they must have their dust- C oknsxLID11

cent, has little or no effect on the best horns because my customers want bath of fine dirt or ashes their coops
new kinds, and year by year they will white eggs and plenty of them. Broilers treated to carbolic acid or other disin- I'-EXCELSIOR'. Ptrftet Water lJ-1.zal.

average as large a yield. roasters, etc., are a secondary fectants. ing., Tfcouandi. la luewufulpertUoa.
.. The most productive of these is theParker consideration, and they always will be The poultry-raiser without expe-- -I *CircnUr B*.. U Irst, laM lived Hatfcr priced,,saw
Sendee.tormm. CEO. II. BTAUL.
Earle. But it succeeds only on until I can see as much money in rience had better go slow. Begin witha .Catat lrU. II 1114 tai l S.'tit*t.Q.Nfy.nL

very rich,moist soil,and lacks firmnessfor poultry meat as in eggs. dozen, and get all the poultry knowledge -

a very distant shipment. M. CHESEBRO. from suitable books and papers. I X L THEM ALL r

Lady Thompson has created thegreatest Plummers, Fla. Raise a few broods of chicks, and learn QUALITY TELLS

stir, owing to the high pricesit MM"A the requirements of the poultry yard,
commands in Northern markets and white old hen with yellow legs", by experimental knowledge, at least THE BEST
Who laid her master many eggs.
the money that has been made on it. expense possible,and,in time, you may STEEL MILL.
Fruited 011 young plants, I found the I have in mind now a flock of chick. be able to calculate to a certainty how here STBOXGEST STEEL TOWER. No Ion*story r
bend for catalogue and prices.
berry to be round and large. It stood ens, a hundred or more in number, may eggs you will have PHELPS A BIGELOW WIND MILL CO.,

drought best of all the hundred varie- every one of which was a spotless 14 To put in cake or fry with bacon" Kalamazoo,Mlcblcaa.
ties I So far it is great. white, and if a different colored feather
grow. And how to sell to the village ;
Greenville is the largest productive got into the brood, or a purple leg,the many "UPTODATE"SPBAYPUP3
store other customers and how
berry. Woolverton is the firmest large possessor was marked for the pot as or many
broilers can rely upon for a money
berry. early as condition could make it a fit you

Woolverton, Tennessee Prolific and subject. That was emphaticatly a crop.-Southern Ruralist.

Gandy Belle are the best pollenizersfor i white hennery. There was no misce- .

large pistillate varieties. genation in that flock. They were Kill the Roosters. .....ctat.a 10.0001.ue. We are 0.8.H &4 padp.,wd lateeUelde
Haverland is but nought but common dunghill fowls, Bo-ray CaYsBEL
a grand pistillate, Calemdar and fall TreatlM n 8pr
too soft to ship far. but they had the distinction of yellow A New York lad, in the "Rural S 17 SPRAYING OUTFIT t C Kf\
sheetof *5OiOP. \
New Yorker gives a EXPRESS PAID FOR
Enormous, :Mary, Holland,Splendidand legs and white feathers,and they werea of .C.LEWIS MFC.co.,fez73 Cateklll,N.Y-!
the successful poultry-
Beecher are reliably reported to healthy flock of good layers and
be the largest size. Not fruited here choice broilers. They had the run of raising, but comes to the conclusionthat
it is economy-to kill all the roost WOVEN
the farm, roosted under a shed, came
yet.Warfield in the their feed of ers as soon as they reveal their sex, as Over SO Styles The best on Earth. HOllie hJrll.
will not pay South. up morning to get market Bull strong, fig and Chicken
and boiled laid they will not bring the enoughto tight. You can make from 40
Beder Wood is excellent corn oats, or potatoes,
an variety. to.'eo rods per day for from
0. W. BLACKNALL. their eggs in the barn, or "stole" their pay for the cost of the expended i4et0t22Catti f a Rod
in fitting them for it. He thereforesaves logna F.ree.
Kittrell, N. C. nests and incubated, raising their families KITS ELMAN BROB.Rldsrevllle .,
-.ems--- with no knowledge of those mod- only those necessary. for breeding / Indiana.SAIE .

The burned district at Punta Gordais era conveniences,which relieve the hen purposes.
with her maternal duties.In Where fowls have the run of the
fast being recovered buildings mother of .
again. those days we heard little of the farm, and obtain their own food prin- TR OR >,

modern diseases-hen cholera, gapes, cipally, the results may be different. Farm-Raised White and Barred
Several prominent phosphate minersin Can the sex be determined by the
pip, roup, etc., and lice were as rare
the vicinity of Wade, Alachua shape of the ? Some claim the
on chickens as on the heads of the egg PLYMOUTH ROCKS
county, are making arrangements for farmers' children. long-pointed egg indicates the male, ,
erecting an Episcopal church in the and the shorter, more dumpy one the White and Silver Wyandottes, Cornish Indian
The and Thanksgiving and and Mammoth Bronze Turkeys. Specimens
eggs Games
vicinity of the mines operated by the Christmas chickens with butter female. Is there anything in it? for exhibition and pen for the founding1 of
Wright Phosphate Company. were Some chicks reveal their sex when HIGH GRADE FLOCKS WWite for my bit
the principal money crop of the New catalogue.. Address .
The ladies' dormitory at DeFuniak England farmer,in those days. A few two weeks old, while one poultryraisersays ALBERT F. FIRESTINE, Logansvlllfj, Ohio.

Springs has been completed at a cost geese gave feathers for the beds and she cannot tell the roosters of one

of$S,SSO, and the dormitory for colored pillows, and where there was running breed until they begin to crow. Dr. Fletcher of Paradise, Alachua

pupils at the Deaf and Blind Institute water a few ducks supplemented the *.. county, has a bonanza in the shape ofa

at St. Augustine has also been poultry yard, and a brood of turkeys Before the freeze 30,000 boxes of celery patch. He has over one hun

completed at a cost of $2,000. Both ,more for the family Tranksgivingthan oranges were shipped from this vicinity dred thousand plants well developedand

of these improvements were providedfor for market; but hen or turkey ; the honey crop brings in at least nicely bleached.

' by the last Legislature.A duck or goose, the poultry of the old $12,000,besides, wine, pears, peaches, tea.. '
spirit of improvement pervadesour New England farm pretty much took watermelons and many other fruit and The Citrus County Chronicle,of Inverness

people now, and we are glad to care of themselves, and in destructionof vegetable products. Freight receipts says that peach culture is go-

t note that many are making additions insects more than compensated for amount to$10,000 a year,5,000 piecesof ing to be one of the leading industries

'; to their property, in the way of erecting the damage they did in the family mail matter were received and dispatched -I in Citrus county before many years.

ELI' new houses, cleaning up vacant garden. at this office during the dull Hundreds of young trees have been
. lots, profuse use of paint and whitewash With such poultry-raising, and to a month of July; the money order busi- planted this spring. The soil, accord.

and otherwise showing their limited extent, there is no question of ness for a year amounted to over ing to the Chronicle, seems peculiarly.

faith in Palatka's _future.-Advertiser. profit, be it on a New England t- $13,boo.-Wewahitchka News. suited for the peach. J. .

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State News. Our Rural Home. known. No medicine is so useful in

cases of nervous prostration, and thereis ;.m

-- nothing else that will so quickly relieve .

G Charles Arcularius has been shipping Embroidered Bookmarks. and tone up a worn-out system.

i sweet potatoes and thinks he has For Our Rural Home. Onions are useful in all cases ot m'IWOULD

found money in it. They have net- Nothing can be more suitable for coughs, colds and influenza; in consumption

ted him $1.50 a barrel of 2 J4 bushels. an Easter glift than a dainty bookmark insomnia, hydrophobia, BURN IT

1 If, as some say, they can be grown for. for the bible. Satin ribbon two scurvy, gravel and kindred liver com,
30 cents per bushel, there is hog and inches wide is best for these useful plaints. Eaten every other day, they
hominy in the business-and that's little articles. The ends should be soon have a clearing and whitening' I INTO THE I

worth working for these days.DeLand effect on the complexion. .
embroidered with Asiatic filo, choosing -
Supplement.The i some neat design of small flowers Spinach is useful to those suffering MINDS OFJTHEFEOPLES
with .
first solid car of cabbage leaning that will look well with the color of gravel.
Asparagus is used to induce ,
ribbon used. perspi
the State handled by the vegetable ration.

Growers' Association of Leesburg, White or blue violets, arbutus, for- !
Carrots That there '
for suffering from asthma. is notm
went out last week and sold for satisfactory get-me-nots. cupid's delights, wild rose
Turnips for nervous disorders and a family anywhere
figures. It is expected that buds, yellow jasmine, bachelor's for
to which .
the association will handle nine buttons orange blossoms, etc,, make scurvy. money
tasteful Raw beef proves of great benefit to i means so much-
tenths of the crop of vegetables grown designs.
'around Leesburg and contiguous sec The ends should be pointed by persons suffering from consumption.It ten cents means so .
I is chopped fine, seasoned with salt, much-that it can
the side
tions. Cauliflower returns have also doubling together on wrong
and heated by placing it in.l dish in M7 afford not to
been very satisfactory( net returns av and stretching across firmly, then
hot water. It assimilates
eraging $4.50 per barrel-Leesburg turned upon the right side and finished rapidly, and ten cents a
affords the best of month
Commercial. by a single tassel one and a half inches for the art,
long made from Asiatic filo. These Eggs contain a large amount of the refinement, the
:Mr. N. L. Milam received nutriment in
a available
compact, quickly pleasure and the
tassels are very quickly made made by ,
within the last two or three days froma form. Eggs, especially the yolksof information that
doubling th _skein before it is cut, and a
large shipment of tomatoes which winding a single strand of the same eggs, are useful in jaundice. Beau n copy of MunsG 's

sold for $3.50 per crate, leaving him about it. Book-marks for pulpit bibles up raw with sugar are used to clear Magazine will bring .

$2.50 net. He expects the prices to should be made of much wider ribbon and strengthen the voice. With s ugar to the fireside.

get better, and remain good through and decorated with some ecclesiastical and lemon juice, the beaten whi e of FRANK A. MUNSEY
March and April. He has recently egg is used to relieve hoarseness. ,
design; passion-flowers and Easter 151 Fifth Ave., New York.
been over his crop, and places it at I Honey is wholesome, strengthening,
lilies are both suggested, also a dove By the year, $1.00.
seven or eight thousand crates at the with I cleansing, healing and nourishing.Fresh GlJ '. Sample copy free. a
wings, a golden cross
lowest estimate; he hopes to get nearer ripe fruits are excellent for
entwined with leaves
ivy etc.
ten thousand. This should him etc. the blood
bring purifying and toning up the
Pulpit markers should be quite long .a
in the sum of fifteen to As remedies :
snug twenty that the ends may hang well down. system. specific orangesare

thousand dollars in the next two or Sometimes they are weighted with aperient. Sour oranges are highly --- -
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three months.-Bartow Courier-Infor recommended for rheumatism.
beads, white, colored, steel or gilt
mant. whichever looks best with the ribbon. Watermelon for epilepsy and for Scientific American

The services of Professor F. B. If one is not an adept in solid em- yellow fever.Cranberries. Agency forCAVEATl

ftfoodie of the State Agricultural College broidery, the design can be more for erysipelas and used

have been secured for the colon simply outlined, using Asiatic etchingsilk. externally as well as internally.
ists. He will devote one week each Lemons for feverish thirst in sickness
month in teaching them how to grow, Delicate shades of the best silk rib biliousness, low fevers, rheuma-

cure and market their tobacco. To bon should always be chosen, as a tism, colds, coughs, liver complaint,

bacco seed has been procured and book-mark will last for years. etc. ,

seed beds planted that the new colonists The new triple markers are a desirable Blackberries as a tonic. Useful in DESIGN TRADE PATENTS MARKS,,

coming in on the March 3d excursion gift for one who uses a teach all forms of diarrhoea. COPYRIGHTS, etc
For Information and free Handbook write to
can have all the plants they er's bible. They are made of narrow Tomatoes are a powerful aperient MUNN & CO. 861 BEOADWAT. NEW .You.
'or the liver Oldest bureau for securing In America.$
want to set out their land. On Satur ribbon, the three ends finished respectively a sovereign remedy for Every patent taken out by us patents is brought before
dyspepsia and for indigestion. To- the public by a notice given free of charge la the
day following the arrival of the colonists with a tiny silver cross, an
they will be personally met and 1 anchor and heart. The other ends matoes are invaluable in all conditions j&fcttfiffeLargest jUled'BU.

addressed by the Honorable Commissioner are fastened together by a small silverbar. of the system in which the use of calomel
is indicated. circulation of any dentlflc! paper In the
of Agriculture, L. B. \Vomb- These mounts or ornaments can world. Splendidly Illustrated. No Intelligent -
Figs are aperient and wholesome. man should be without it. Weekly. j3.OO I
well-Green Cove Spring. be bought at any jeweler's, from 50 year;,L50 six months. MOJOTA 00.aJ
They said be valuable VUBLISHEBS,361 DroadwAY,No York
are to as a food City.
i The "Tropical Sun" has had an cents upwards and are quite a fadat 1 for those suffering from cancer. Theyare

interview with Major Kerbey who i is present. % ELIZABETH.
externally as well as inter- $170 From One -Tree.
tn the State for the purpose of looking 4 nally.

up the culture of the rubber tree Foods as Remedies. Bananas are useful as a food for Mr. C. P. Fuller, receiver of the

for a company of capitalists. Major This list of food remedies compiledby i those suffering from chronic diarrhoea. Strobhar groves, has handed us the

Kerbey states that "it has the merit of the Housekeeper is well worth preservation Pieplant is wholesome and aperient; following returns from the fruit of one

being something new for Florida. The for reference: is excellent for rheumatic sufferers s grapefruit tree on the Terra Ceia

experiment will not at all be expensive Celery is invaluable as a food for and useful for purifying the blood. island grove, sent to Isaac Locke &

while, if results are satisfactory, those suffering from any form of rheumatism L Scientific American. Co., Boston:

.it will redeem a large section of the ; for diseases of the nerves and .. 13 boxes grapefruit:

State. The lowlands of the Everglades nervous dyspepsia. $100 Reward $100. 3 boxes sold at $15, $45.00

and thereabouts now con sid- Lettuce is useful for those suffering The readers of this paper will be pleased 5 boxes sold at 13, 65.00
eyed worthless would become the from insomnia. to learn that there is at least one 5 boxes sold at 12, 60.00
dreaded disease that science has been
most valuable in the State." There is Watercress is a remedy for scur able to cure in all its stages, and that is i __ _

now something over a million acres of> vy. Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only $170.00

overflowed land in the State, which is Peanuts for indigestion; they are positive cure known to the medical fra- Freight, $8.71,

available and which could be utilizedto especially recommended for corpulent ternity. Catarrh being a constitutionaldisease l Cartage, .65,

the best advantage in the cultivation diabetes. Peanuts are made into a : ,Hall's requires Catarrh a constitutional Cure is taken treatment i internally Commission, 17.00, $26.30

of the rubber tree. It only takes wholesome and nutritious soup, are acting directly upon the blood l -

seven years for a tree ,to mature and browned and used as coffee, are eatenas and mucous surfaces of the system, thereby Received for 18 boxes, $143.64
they live to be forty old. At relish baked destroying the foundation of the disease
years a simply or are prepared Mr. Fuller says this tree is not'a remarkably -
the first incision or and served salted almonds. and giving the patient strengthby
tapping, they as building the constitution and assisting large one, there are larger
yield from one to two gallons of milk, Salt to check bleeding of the lungs, nature up in doing its work. The ones in the Lightfoot grove. Mr. j

and as they grow older the yield ii 1- and as a nervine and tonic for weak, proprietors have so much faith in its Willis has larger ones and there are

creases. Each gallon of milk will thin blooded invalids. Combined with curative powers, that they offer One> many others, but it is an instance of

produce one dollar in gold, hence, hot water it is useful (for certain formsof Hundred Dollars for any case that it fails the remarkable profits we are receiving 4
to cure. Send for list of testimonials.
that it is a paying investment is plainly dyspepsia, liver complaint, etc. Address, F.J. CHENEY &Co., from the work of the grape fruit l ;

t evident. | Onions are almost the best nervine JEirSold by Druggists,75c. Toledo, 0. -Manatee River Journal. '


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I :4UQI THE CULTIVATOR 1896 Going to Bed. could assign no reason for the sick- A LIVING SHADOW.From 1

AND ness; "As I am always so careful in
Did ever consider the impor "
you her words. There
every way, were
jOUHTRY G.ENPLE1IAN tance, reader, when retiring, of plac- : leak ; l
: ing every garment just in the order itI I side were influence no sewer to pipes produce to germs., no out- [ the Greenville (N.C.) Reflector.] "

THE BEST OF THE was removed from the person, and The doctor analyzed the water, but The following interview has just been ,

I"F; ; AGRICULTURAL WEEKLIES just where you could lay your hand on found nothing objectionable. He given our reporter by Mr. Q. A. Baker, J,
the overseer of the farm of Col. Isaac A.
1 DEVOTED TO each article of apparel in the dark? '
threw disinfectants into the sinks and
J.. Farm Crops and Processes, Sugg, of Greenville, N.C. It will interest 1
You little know what
,l Horticulture and Fruit-Crowing, emergency may slop pails and still the fever raged. any one who has ever had typhoid fever.

.. Live-Stock and Dairying, arise that will necessitate your dressingin But one day I had to go into the Mr. Baker said in part:

,J. .While it also includes all,minor departments of the greatest hurry, and in the dark. kitchen to make some gruel, and, "I was living in Beaufort county, andon
J Rural interest such as the Poultry Yard, Ento- The house may be on fire, a cyclonemay the 2d day of October, 1893, I was
I .sno'o' jr, BeeKeeping, Greenhouse and Grapery, needing a dishcloth, I looked around stricken down with typhoid fever. I had
Farm strike it, the baby may be sick .
j Veterinary Replies but found nothing but grimy
rags, the best to attend and
*Fireside Reading, Domestic Economy,and a sum physicians me, on
\ and the doctor have to be called andto
mary of the News of the Week. Its Market Reports which I at once pitched into the the 15th day of January, 1894, I was allowed -
are unusually complete, and much atten. be able to dress in the dark, as wellas stove satisfied that I had discoveredthe to get up. I was emaciated, weak I
.tion is paid to the Prospects of the Crops, as !,
.throwiug light upon one of the most important in the light, may save money; it cause of the trouble. Calling the and had no appetite. I could only drag
"tif) alt questions-when to Buy and When to Sell. may save a life. A gentleman, only a along for a short distance, and would be
mother I asked for dishcloth. She
; .It liberally illustrated,and contains more reading a compelled to sit down and rest. This con-
before. The subscription few weeks since in a burning hotel "
than ,
matter ever
looked around the table.
upon "Why, tinued for time and I began to give
-prlc*: is $1:50: per year,but we offer a SPECIAL in which the electric some ,
REDUCTION incur gas or light she said, "there were several here this up hope of ever getting well. I lost my

CLUB BATES FOR 1896. been extinguished, had forty dollars in morning." She then looked in the position in Beaufort county, and having

Two Subscripting, in one remittance ....$ 4 his pants pocket, but he had carelessly woodbox, and felt in the cubboard."If secured one in Pitt county, clerking in a
Six Subscriptions, I' .... 10 laid them down and could not find store, I undertook it, but was so weak I
.Jen' Subscriptions, M ** .,.. 16 you called those greasy rags I could not do the work, and had to giveit
them. It burned-up and
.,PTTo all NEW subscribers for 1896, paying was pants found here, dishcloths, I have burned up. The disease settled in my knees
in advance now,we will send the paper WEEKLY forty dollars, or burned-up man. them, and never, as you value your legs and feet. I was taking first one kindof
from our\ receeipt of the remittance to January i, For I have made it a medicine and then another but nothing -
many years ,
.1806. without charge. Specimen copies FREE. health, use such again. It was plain
Address practice when retiring to remove did me any good. I was mighty low-
talk, but I felt it a duty; and so I say
LUTHER TUCKER & SON Publishers spirited. I moved out to Colonel Sugg'sabout
coat and either hang it on the footpostof
to all look after
housekeepers, your four five months and commenced -
ALBANY, N. Y. or ago
the bedstead it the
or lay across seat
dishcloths. Let Emerson go unread; taking Dr. Williams' Pills. I

FLORIDAState of a chair standing near the head of let the dust lie on the parlor furniture; took three a day for about three months.I .

the bed. The vest was carefully folded let the floor go unswept; leave thespider's began to regain my appetite in a week's 1

and laid on the coat and the pants on work unmolested let the time, and then my weakness began to
Agricultural Colleae the vest shirt and underclothing fol. ; disappear, and hope sprung up with a '
socks undarned without
go ; eat a blessedness that is beyond all telling. At
lowing in their order,all laid one way, tablecloth without Christmas months 1
LAKE CITY FLA. ; go a the expiration of the three was
the last one removed being' the first cake or plumb pudding, but, as you entirely cured, and could take my axe 1

NEXT COLLEGE YEAR BEGINS required in dressing in the morning, love your life, keep your dishcloths and go in the woods and do as good 'a

MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 1895. and so in order until the coat was clean. day's work as any man. I was troubled

HBMW KM* I I reached. Collar, necktie and cuffs with dyspepsia,and that has disappeared.
tonic for weak people.
r, FULL FACULTY regular courses OF ABLE, Agricultural PROFESSORS., Me- were laid together on the dresser. Many Coming Here to Live. I It say is also, Mr.a Editor splendid, God bless Dr. Williams 1

/ : 'chanlcal,Latin-Scientific, Women's,equivalent Shoes or slippers were placed againstthe l May he live for a long time. I know he
in length studies and honor. Graduates of the bedstead and socksin It is notice in the to his reward r
of Latia-Scientificcourse: receive degree of A.B.; foot-post very gratifying to twill go up yonder reap
of other courses,degree oi B.S. or by them. In this way emergency State papers the fact of newcomers .ie has done a wonderful lot of good.
A Business Cour.e. giving thorough about Dr.
one year's 1 ell everybody that asks you
dressing can be accomplished as locating in various sections of ;
instruction in Commercial Law,Arithmttic, our Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People thatif
Penmanship and BookKeeping.A in the dark in the best State in the southern tier
year'course in Stenography, TypeWritlug quickly as gas especially they will come to me I can certainly .
and Telegraphy, fitting students for business. or lamp light. of counties. The object is to beginin satisfy them as to their merits. I always)

"1, Graduates proficiency.of these courses receive certificates of The above is for the guidance of the the winter and get everything in carry a box of pills with me, and when

A course in Piano Music has been added male sex, and if this order can be inculcated good condition by the time planting ever I feel bad I take one." We were
under an associate of the Toronto Conservatory with the earnestness of
forcibly struck
of Music,giving best facilities to students of the in the boys until it becomesa crops must begin. Most of the new- be
Mr. Baker and his statements may
y Piano Military at a reasonable Instruction charge.under a graduate off fixed habit of their lives,and carried comers have means sufficient to give relied on. ,

West Point.. The young men are under Military through all the care of their wardrobe, them a good start. Some are now Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain, in a

College Discipline Physician similar attends: to all West students Point without The it will save a great deal of picking up building houses and repairing the old condensed form, all the elements necessary -

charge. Lake City is one of the healthiest places after boys and husband by the house- ones, making fences and getting their to give new life and richness to the
in America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In blood and restore shattered nerves. Theyare
'eleven years there has not been a death at the wife, who has usually enough outside premises comfortable. Though many an unfailing specific for such diseasesas
College. All courses are open to women. Students without this additional all counties in colo-
not prepared for the Freshman class can cares one. may not come to locomotor ataxia, partial paralysis, St.
enter the Preparatory Department. To venture upon the mysteries of a nies yet there are to be found a few Vitus' dance, sciatica, neuralgia, rheu-
To all students from Florida tuition is Free in woman's wardrobe into all the favored sections matism, nervous headache, the aftereffects
at departments except Piano Music. Music giving name, order dropping 1
I I students pay a reasonable charge. Students I location, etc., from the outer to and they show a stirring and thrifty of la grippe, palpitation of the heart, ;
I tuition, music all forms of
frogs other States pay$20 a year I pale and sallow complexions,
i .ait 1. Young men beard in the Mess Hall at$10 the inner, would require a braver and disposition, wishing to improve both weakness either in male or female, and
11 .r a month. Young women board with families in scribbler than the writer. in the mode and
town at$10 to Its a month. College year begins more expert knowledge or all diseases resulting from vitiated humorsin
September 30, 1895. That a girl's room, after retiring, is method of farming and in fruit grow. the blood. Pink Pills are sold by all

For catalogues address sometimes a curiosity worthy a muse- ing and how to live in their new dealers, or will be sent postpaid on receiptof
'D. CLUTE, PRESIDENT, price ((50 cents a box, or six boxes for
LAKE CITY. FLA. um, I infer from the remarks of a good homes to the best advantage. Of
& addressing Dr. Williams' Medicine
the "I would liketo all the old-timers will welcome ) by
matron to girls: just course Company, Schenectady, N. Y.
Ode to Tobacco. take the fellows, who see you in all these new neighbors in their respective ,

I the pink of perfection, into your room, neighborhoods and assist them to SAWMILL
Come then, tobacco, new found friend,
Come, and thy attendIn and give them an inkling of the real start right. Florida wants more than FARMER'S works succetsfaUjr
suppliant I
If such be the I else her idle lands ( ( with 4 b.p., alto
each dull, lonely hour; girl they are anything to bring Grinding Mill

And though misfortune he around, daytime disorder, what chance has into cultivation, to increase her popu. and Water Wheels.

Thicker than hailstone on the ground, I that style of getting robed in time to lation and induce capital to come here DeLoach Mill Mfg. Co..

I'll rest upon thy power. I get out of a burning building? But I and invest. It should more concernus 323 Highland Ave., Atlanta, Ga.
Then,while the coxcomb,pert and proud
The politician, learned and loud, had probably better leave the subjectof than who should be United States

Keep an eternal clack, how a woman should go to bed to Senator or whether gold or silver is to

I'll tread where silent nature smiles those more familiar with the subject. be the issue in the next campaign. 1 $

(( Where solitude our woe beguiles, -Southern Ruralist for :March. .
And chew thee dear tobao.
WEBSTER. .. Since the first of January three
for them-
\ Look After the Dishcloths. miles of pine straw roads have been them plant
get ,
\ ', The city officiais.f Lake City have H. MacDonald in "Rural New laid in the city limits of DeLandbesidesseveral Fthem. They are the

been enjoined from issuing city bonds Yorker" thus records her experiencein miles just out of the city and Standard seeds every-"

for making public improvements. a house where she was called to connecting with that laid by the city. largest'where; sown in the by world.the '

selected minister where several of the childrenwere DeLand has now about miles of planters
..'.. x, Punta Gorda has been as seven Whether you plant 50 square feet
the place to locate a high school for sick with the fever. good roads, four miles of it being of ground or Seed SO acres Annual, you for should*93, i
the South Florida District of the State On my advice, a doctor was sum- paved with DeLeon shell, and three The Ftriy'i most valuable book for far

I'I'y.: Baptist Association. Punta Gorda moned, but in spite of all his efforts, miles with pine straw. DeLand is mers and away.gardeners Mailed ever free.gins

-x made the best offer, which was $20- each case developed into typhoid.The also the possessor of about twelve milesof D. H. PERRY A CO-

;; opd in land and $5,000 in cash, mate mother, who had the reputationof the finest sidewalks to be found in Detroit,tfldb.

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I Florida Farmer -and Fruit Grower :and these being really little more than ton crop, so that it may be placed on was distilled into mean liquor, and
t nursery trees, necessarily perished in i the markets of the world to the best the stores of our merchants were full
J I Street A Weekly,Jacksonville.Newspaper Fla. published at 16 Main 1 the extreme cold; but there were advantage. And, in this connection, of canned peaches from Maryland and
t small lemon grovesof 50 to 100 trees we call attention to a possible savingin California. We succeeded in securing

TERMS Off! SUBSCRIPTIONFor along our bays and river, and as they ocean and other freight rates by the a reduction of 10 cents per ipo poundson
stood before the freeze they stand adoption of a standard bale of cotton canned goods the freight on a
One Year .................................2.00Por ;
Six Memthi....................... ..... IM now, the less protected trees killed 28 inches wide by 58 inches in length, car of empty cans from Baltimore was
Xa Foreign Countries 3.00 being but a small proportion of the and it is the opinion of this association $144 per car; we secured a reduction
in all cash in
advance.Subscriptions No discount allowed cases on one's whole. In the records of the State that all press boxes throughout of $50 per car, thus making it possible -
own subscription( tin club),butts census of this past summer Manatee the country be made to conform to for canning factories to be profit
all agents a liberal cash commission will county stands with 639 bearing lemon this size. ably operated in this State.
be allowed on all subscriptions obtained trees and 3,087 non-bearing, from The cotton growers of Florida will
The old rate on from Macon
by them. Write for terms. which it does not appear that our do well to heed this. It is said that pears l
'Td every new subscriber we will send, to New York was 81 cents per hundred
of Whitner's "Garden- lemon trees were 'universally killed the change of the press box will only
postpaid copy we succeeded in having it reduced
"I, ing in Florida." For two new subscribers cost a few dollars, and will increasethe ; hundred
I to cents a net
at $2.00 each, we will send, It is quite possible that Florida is value of the cotton at least fifty 53 per the immense
i postpaid, a copy of. Moore's "Orange a better place for the production of cents per bale. saving of $56 per car on
Culture." "olive oil" than the Pacific coast. A ... pear crop of last- season. These reductions -
: Rates of advertising on application. contributor to the "Canadian Baker Frost Warnings Again-Protecting not only benefit the Georgia
: Remittances should be made by check, well other
Plants. grower, but apply as to
and Confectioner" that a lady of
postal note order or registered says
letter to order of i his acquaintance who was exceedinglyfond The system of signals by means of States within the territory of the asso
oil" the locomotive whistle devised and ciated railways.
of "olive
TAEXEE. AND FRUIT GI OWEE. was once tested ,
>. Jacksonville, Fla. with some of the genuine article, put in operation by the cooperation of While the association in its brief

,\ fresh from Italy, of a light green General Manager D. E. Maxwell, of existence has accomplished enough to
t CONTENTS. color and the peculiar detestable the Florida Central and Peninsular endear it to every fruit grower and to

1. flavor which belongs to that product, Railroad, and A. J. Mitchell, United every good citizen who is interestedin
Budding the Orange;,Commercial Tea Cul and she rejected it with disgust. States Weather Observer at Jacksonville the material development of our
ture in South Carolina; Vest-Pocket Fertilizing. When again supplied with an article has already demonstrated its grand old State, yet we hope to accomplish -
{ .....:............... ............... 131 which had been properly modified practicability and usefulness. Where far more in the future thanwe
t Hopeful View! of the Orange Industry; with cottonseed oil she accepted it strawberry plants in Bradford countywere have in the past. While we hopein
> Stringfellow's Method of Root Pruning; covered in obedience this the future induce the
k joyfully and pronounced it delicious. to near to associated
Points from the Orange Bulletin High-
t Priced Fruit.,.... ... .. ..........;.... .. 132 ._..w.,_ warning a saving of thirty to fifty per railways to give us as fair rates
t TOBACCO-Tobacco-Growing; and Cigar-Mak: A new broom sweeps clean, and cent of bloom and young berries was and as good service as is now given

1 ing; Raising Good Tobacco ............. 133 we advise our readers not to be effected. The cold was severe, reach- other fruit growing States, yet, aside
F allEJL AND TRUCKER-Cotton, II;Tropical carried with the ambition to ing even down to 26 perhaps lowerin from this we have evils to cor-
l r yam........... .. .........1.... ........ 134 away many
Improvement {in Varieties of Strawberries plant several acres of broom corn. A the most exposed places, so that a rect and many improvements to make

I Tropical Yam ............... .... ........; 134 man who will thoroughly cultivate an thin coat of the earth was frozen whereit in the method of handling and mar-
POULTRY About Breeds; A White Old Hen; acre or two as a starter and learn to was naked; but the foliage and keting our crop ; the truth is, that in
Kill the Roosters............... .......... 135 work the crop up into brooms can no mulching together saved a large quan former years our business has been so
l! STATE NEWS...... .... ...................... 136 doubt make a fairly good living in tity of the bloom. There can be no profitable that we have been careless
OUR. RURAL HOME-Embroidering Book time. He do even better by doubt of the profitableness of covering about the of handling it but
marks; Foods as Remedies............. 136 may expense
Going to Bed; Take Care of the Dishcloths; selling the brush to a factory if one is at least when the covering material is now that an era of low prices seems to
Many Coming Hereto hive .......,......137 established. But it will take time not soaked with rain. The material have permanently set in, we must
EDITORIAL-Strawberry Situation; Cotton- and plenty of hard work to establisha presses many blooms down near the handle our crops in a more econom-
Growers' Convention ; Frost Warnings reputation and a paying sale for ground, and the warmth of the soil ical and business-like manner. For

Again tion Can-Protedlng Do..... ..Plants......;..What......Associa-......... 138 one's own manufacture, or even the saves them where they would otherwise years we have been using too expen
Markets; A Great Agricultural Newspaper. 139 make of a large factory; and nobody be frozen, even under the cover sive packages for our fruit; for eachcar
Merchant Steamers of the World; BroomCorn should go into the business with the of peaches shipped the empty
Culture.............................. 140 expectation of abandoning it as soon ing.It is not a difficult matter to plant packages alone cost us from $90 to
Florida Industries.................. ........ 141 the bear the far No other fruit Stateis
as orange trees again. rows enough apart to permit a $100. growing

LIvB Freight STOCK Rates-Chufks.....for....Hogs......;..Hogs....,..and.... 142 small windrow of mulching to be piled I so extravagant. I am told that Dela
Strawberry Situation. along between them; then, upon warning ware and Maryland pay only $25 to
Weather in Jacksonville. Early in the month the shipmentsfrom being received, men, women and I $30 per car for packages; Michigan,
Week Ending February 241896. South Florida reached fifty or children could rake the material over I from $35 to $40 per car, and California
sixtv crates per week, but the cold upon the rows rapidly. from $50 to $55. The plant re
a a N i a cd a bpd winds soon cut them down one-half. After all, however, there is nothing quired to manufacture the present
DATS. .. cd -a .a. u : Their best berries brought 65 centsa like is to
having large, strong plants. Potatoes packages so expensive as prevent
---... - quart; the best from Bradford coun- and other plants which will permit I their manufacture in many sections,
February 18. 28 46 52 27 25 40 .00
February 19... 39 57 64 37 27 50 .00 ty brought 75. One of the great tour- of being plowed under will stand and, notwithstanding the fact that we
February 2o........ u 32 37 63 41 7J 53 30 II 19 36 62 .00..00February21. ist hotels had to do some lively tele- this rough usage better for being strong; have the finest timber in the world,
Fcbruaryu..34 45 52 22 23. 40 .00 graphing to secure two crates, at 40 and a strawberry plant which has nearly all of our packages are shipped
Pc February ruary 23.14....... 44 54 s8 S9 68 70 53 3S! 30 17 53 62 ..00.ooHear. cents a quart, for its Washington's strength and volume exercises a distinctly from other States, not only increasingthe

........ -41 -52 -60 -J8 -22 -49 -.00 birthday dinner. The shipments from sheltering effect by means of cost to the growers, but on accountof
Lawtey had reached up to a crate,but its foliage. It is a degree or two the necessary delay in obtainingthem
Total rainfall.T
Trace. the sharp frost of Friday evening, Feb-- warmer down among the leaves of a we are forced to order the full
A.J. MITCHELL. Observer. ruary 21, cut them down to quart pro large plant than it is on the naked number estimated to be required to
1.--- portions. The output will not bg con >earth." A little plant, grown since November move the crop weeks before the ship-
Ianatee River journal" takes siderable before March 15. Charles. is.practically defenseless, the ments begin, or risk being short of
decided exception to that part of the ton had her setback with the rest. frost pierces it through and through.What packages. The result is that every
bulletin, prepared by Mr. Moremenfor The U. S. Weather Bureau reports her '..1. >. t shipper often carries over quantitiesof
'the Florida Experiment Station in lowest temperatures as follows:' Feb. Organization Can Do. I these expensive packages, which

which he said that "so far as observedthe ruary 18, 22; 21, 18; 22, 26?; Mr. John D. Cunningham of Marietta are generally injured by the depreda-

lemon trees in Manatee county Ga., president of the Georgia tious of rats, etc., in addition to repre
were universally killed to the ground." The Cotton Growers' Convention.We Fruit Growers' Association, has written senting quite a good part of the pro
But in another place he writes, "Lee are indebted to Commissioner a letter to the Fruit Trade Journal ceeds from his crop. All this will be
and Manatee counties stand marked Wombwell for an early copy of the which should be instructive to the obviated when we adopt as the stand
contrast to the balance of the orange proceedings of the American Cotton brethren in Florida. Following are a ard a package that will sell and carry
producing section." The "Journal"says Growers' Protective Association at few of the points made by him : fruit as safely as the one now in use,
: "The Florida lemon had but Memphis, January 21. One of their Previous to our organization the and can be manufactured: with less ex
lately become of value and lemon resolutions passed was of much prac- rates on canned goods and empty cans pensive machinery, so that every town
culture had never reached any con tical importance: were such as to prevent canning fac- and village in the fruit growing sec-
siderable importance in Manatee "We invite the attention of. the tories from being established profita tions can have its package factory.Last .

county until the Manatee Lemon" company planters and farmers of the South to bly, notwithstanding the fact that season fourteen private corporations ? -
set out their grove of 20,000 the great importance of adopting improved immense quantities of the finest fruit I were opera1;ng refrigeratorlines

trees- the summer before the freeze, I methods in handling the cot- grown on .earth. annually dccayed or in this territory, each endeavor





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l f\.. 1896. .- o'- THE FLOBIDl- FAEM EB_\AND FBUIT-GBOWER. ; .-. -- ; 139-- -

f. -
ing to cut the other's throats and nearly Kershaws, each... ....... ......... 05 to .10 .
, Parsley per dose bunches........... .20 to .35 THE
; all of them succeeding in reaching Green onions per do*. bunches....... .15 to.25
f the Pepper hot bushel.................w. 1.00 to 1.50
i throat of the shipper. They. Sage,well cured,Ib........._....... .25 FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
, ., charged $90 per car for a service that Hens.........___._......._....... -3to .35
I Roosters... ...._..........*...... .25 ;
r was very unsatisfactory and ineffi- Half grown.*.........._................ .25 ,
cient. We believe that we can arrange Turkeys, per pound gross.....-,-. .10 to ..12Ducks. f AcHsoNvII4I4: ];.
1.. : ..._...._.........- u.- 45
to 'have the refrigeration prop- Geese .s...0.......................... .35 to.40 The Oldest National Bank in the
done of than New Beets per 100. ......_....... ..... .so to 1.00 State.
erly at a cost not more
Water Gras, rdo%. bunches ..... .25 to .35
$60 to our members. We will in future I Cauliflower dos..................... '.75to I.SO CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.. '
reeks perdos bunches............... .25
have men at each icing point Radishes per doz................ ..... .15 to .20 By conservative, yet liberal methods,this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity( ,.
I whose it will be to that Cucumbers,crate...... ............... 4 oo strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We .
duty see every : New Potatoes, per barrel ............ 3.00105.00 buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
, car is' thoroughly re iced; this item Spinach,per bushel.................. .50 to .75 drafts on all parts of the world. 0-'
Cabbage. Florida .................... .OS to .8 We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that- your
would undoubtedly have saved thousands Wild Ducks .......... ..... ...... .... .15 to .35 favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention
of dollars to the growers i if it had Rabbits............................... .10
Squirrels...... ....................... .08 to .10 JAMES M. SCHUMACHER R. C. COOLEY
i been in force last season. Quail ............. .................... .12* President.
The commission and drayage Doves ..... ..................... .06 Cashier.
Salsify, per dozen bunches.......... .35 to .30 Safe Boxes
Deposit : For
; Rent.
charges should also be adjusted; at .

i present nearly every car of our fruitis
New York:; Markets.Oranges. .
taxed from $27.00 to $29.00 per I THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare

!. car for drayage when the fact is that I .

the great bulk of the sales and deliveries The market has continued quiet. Cold offering fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and 'including limited supply of
are made in the docks and weather has checked the movement at

depots.>? Every summer we have a times and a considerable part of the de- GENUINE BOONE'S EARLY TREES AND BUDS
solicitors for mand is still being supplied with foreign.
perfect deluge commission
California fruit is arriving sparingly and Also Grape Fruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bonnm Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and
the common Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca
merchants roaming over Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour
grades are held with some confidence but stocks. Write for prices to
country "seeking whom they may des the movement is light and the bulk of the w. w. MAxvitiive& SONS
the smaller the house business is below 3.25
your; generally now per case. Georgetown, Fla. .
the bigger the drummer talks; with Under grades, frosted, etc., drag at lower

very few .exceptions they are an un prices. ESTABLISHED 1883.
mitigated nuisance and cause many from Florida have been

shippers to consign ,to snide houses what larger but still light. Choice some-ripe

who would otherwise have shipped to lots of good size are readily.salable and Ri era Pecan Grove and] Pecan Nurseries

houses of good standing in the trade. occasional lots of such command 60 centsper / ,
quart. But of the receipts very few
The ,commission merchants say that have shown quality to exceed 50 cents, ON BLACKWATER BAY SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLA. .
it costs them over three per cent. to and many have sold lower as to quality.

h solicit our business. We'should ask Some of recent receipts have been frosted; Paper-Shell Pecans. One-Year-Old Trees 1896.

them to keep their drummers away and damaged. Reports from Charleston ,
and allow the three cent. since the recent freeze indicate damage to 0 H n n fl One-year-old Paper-shell PECAN TREES 6 to 18 inches high, entire tap-root, at 5 cents
us per on the but do not the extent of ZUiUUU 1 per tree; $3 per hundred ; $JS per thousand. Terms, cash with order; Money Order
our commission this would save from crop on Bagdad Postoffice preferred. Postage must accompaJJyorders to be shipped by mail,
; injury reliably. Probably the bloom has or same will be deducted from the order. Shipments as directed; in absence of directions will.hIPby -
I $zo.oo to $30.00 per car to the grower been destroyed in exposed patches but express.

and yet allow the commission mer- it is hoped the growing? berries may have Je-No Responsibility After Shipment.

chant the same net commission that escaped serious injury. p. Box "
he now receives. We expect to have Potatoes. FLORIDA.
The few Bermuda and Havana potatoes -
our own representatives inspect each in this week have sold slowly at unchanged .
; shipment on arrival and report .its prices. State and Jersey table 1.50 to 2.00 per carrier; very poor have Always stops when time paid for has ex*

tr exact condition and selling price immediately stock is In large supply and dragging to go lower though a few fancy Florida pired.> Any of our readers can obtain a

this will absolutely prevent heavily at low and irregular prices; in reach 2.25, and in instances more. free sample copy of this great agricultural -
; Beets, Florida, per crate 1.50; Ber- journal by simply sending their ad-
in bulk, 75 cents is top and most sales are at
false reports of shipments arriving about 65 to 70 cents with occasional sales muda, 1.25 to 1.50; Cauilflower, Florida, dress on a postal to The Ohio Farmer
bad order as well as the use of the reported even lower. Sacks sell generallyat per basket 2.00 to 4.00; California, per Cleveland Ohio.

axe in cutting down sales by dishonest 65 to 70 cents. Rose are held about case, 2.00 to 3.00; Cabbage, Florida, new, .
commission merchants. steady but demand for seed is limited. per barrel-crate, 1.50 to 2.00; domestic,
A farmer of North Gainesville is
old 100, 3.50 Danish 100, 4.50
Sweet potatoes are in small supply but per ; per
moving slowly at about former range of to 5.00. Celery California per dozen sowing fifty acres of land to meadow.

Markets. prices. Bermuda.. No. 1, per bbl. 4.00 to stalks 50 to 1.25; New Orleans, 25 to 75c; The seed was imported from the North.

5.00; No. 2, 2.00 to 2.50; Havana, No. 1, Western fancy 60 to 85c. Eggplants,
4.00 to 4.50; Houlton Rose, per d. h. bbL, Florida, per barrel, 3 00 to 7.00, per box, Hundreds of orange trees in Lake
1.50 to 1.75. 1.50 to 3.00; Lettuce, New Orleans, per County are said to be preparing to
JACKSONVILLE FLA., Feb. 28. Vegetables. barrel 3.00 to 6.00; Florida, per half- bloom. Five hundred in one grove

FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Receipts of onions eince Monday, 2,721 barrel basket 2.00 to 4.00: Charlestonand -John Fabyan's.
Corrected by Marx Bros. bbls. The market has shown no material Norfolk, per bushel 50 to .
These are average quotations. Extra: choice change this week. Choice bright onionsare 1.00; Onions, Bermuda, per crate 2.00 to *
lots fetch prices above top quotations. while poor held about steady but supply is large 2.25; Havana, 2.25 to 2.50 ; white per Dr. Post has tried an experiment in

lots Oranges aelllower, Florida.................. ............4Lemons. .< and mostly unattractive such drag barrel,1.00 to 1.75; Parsley Bermuda, per the raising of celery which he thinks
McasiAa.boE.: ............... 2.75 heavily. Bermuda and Havana have ad- crate, 1.75 to 2.00; Peas, green, Florida, will be successful. He plants
Apple,bbl...... .. .4.00t04.50 per crate 1.00 to 2.50. String beans very
English Peas dried bUi... ...... ..... 1.25 vanced under light offerings. Asparagushas the celery on level ground instead of
2.00 to 4.00
Peas, Clay bushel........,a ....... iS commenced to arrive from Charier Florida per crate ; -
", WhippoorwiU................. 1.25 ton and has sold mainly at 1.75 bunch. Florida, per carrier 1.25 to 2.25; per digging a trench, and when it beginsto
.. Lady.............................. 1-75 and per lower. crate 1.00 to 2.00; Key West per earner grow he covers it with a piece of
4' Blackeye.: ....................... 1.50It Beets in larger supply dosing
Browneye..... ................ i. SCocoannts Cauliflower scarce and high. Old cabbage 1.00 to 2.00; per peck box 25 to SOc. tiling. This not only bleaches the
.... .......... .............. 400 dragging heavily and weather has been Havana, per carrier, 1.00 to 2.00.BATTEESON plant but also it from the
Peanuts best brand..... ............. .o4Hto.os & Co. protects
arrivals have
cabbage.Florida each ...._.....H.. .04 to .06 too cold for Florida though cold. He has written for prices on
Potatoes,New-York,bbl............. 1.35 been light. Some North Carolina arriv-
tacks ............ 1.10 ing, but not very good and slow sale. A Great Agricultural Journal. several thousand pieces of tiling of the

New Early York Seed..Potatoes-................ ...... I-5 Celery has advanced under moderate re- There are a great many agriculturalpapers proper length and" size.Gainesville'Sun.
Hebron...... .................... 1.75 ceipts and stronger advices from primary in this country and the intelligent .
Peerless.a......................-. MS sections. Lettuce has been in moderate agriculturists are learning to discrim- .
Dakota Red ...................... MSChiliRed and
with marksof inate between the the indifferent.
.......... ........ MS supply and steady a few prime good It may be true that Florida is "only
Ten.barrel lots toc.less.Yellow Florida exceeding 4.00 per basket. The Ohio Farmer of Cleveland, climate "
and but
sand it is the
Onions,bbl................... 2.00 New Orleans mostly poor, and the little Ohio, is certainly one of the leaders of most
Red Onions, sacks... ................. I.SOgrs. Norfolk and Bermuda has been inferior agricultural journalism of America, and fertile "sand" we have ever known
$ .........-..........._ ...w. .13
and slow sale at low figures. Bermuda the immense circulation it has going into and the "climate" is a revelation to

VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. parsley sold promptly. Peas in light receipt every State of the Union, is indisputable one who has only recently seen the

Corrected by Davis & Robinsoa. though poor and dragging heavilyat evidence of its superior value. It is thermometer at 16 below zero. Whenone .

Yellow YamJ.bnsh................... .3to -35 low figures average best offering at a twenty-page, eighty-column weekly
Sweet Potatoes ................h.... 030 2.00 to 2.50. String beans bad a few sales filled every week with original matter, bathes in the Atlantic the last
Hubbard squash, bbl. 1.50 week in in surf
finer than
........ at 4.50 to 5.00 Wednesday but most sales liberally illustrated written and preparedby January a
:Lettuce, dos........... ....... .15 to .25
......... ........-- .35 have been from 3.00 to 4.00 and arrivals the very ablest and best writers of the that along the North Atlantic coast,
CeleryBgf7lants.bbl ....................... 3.00 to 4.00 by Savannah steamer have been frozen country; contains ably conducted Veterinary and with the water than Bantam
crates .....................I.SO to 250 warmer
Sweet Pepper bu ...............__.. 2.00 and often sold down to 2.00 to' 2.50. Law and Medical departments Lake in the summer, he feels
Green Bona crate................ ...I.SO to 2.00U Tomatoes have been in moderate supply specially prepared market reports from all
Peas,crate................. .... 2.00 but generally poor,and prices have ranged the great market centres. No indecent or that,after all, life is worth the living.
Turn!pm;bunch........."..... ....... .03 to .06 from advertisements admitted. Litchfield (Conn.) Enquirer.
Pumpkins, each....................... 5to .10 low, great bulk of sales making swindling are _


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;.Merchant Steamers of.the World. two three times thick 1
or as as common .
Aculeata and others
many at reasonable!
corn, in rows about four feet apart, rates, on application. ,.
4 The Bureau Veritas, which fulfills with hills twenty inches or two feet in Potatoes Though I ask you to pay the postage, I

much the same functions in France as the row, and about eight stalks in 'the you will notice you always get the worthof I

Lloyd's with us, has published a report hill. If planted more thinly the stalksare your money, especially when ordering :.f
with statistics of Tomatoes Melons five packets or more of seeds. If satisfacti \ -
dealing shipping and'the brush Cabbage,
coarser not so good. n i is not given, I would always be glad ;
the sixteen principal maritime nations. The seed being smaller than common Turnips, Lettuce, Peas, Beets, to be informed of it. ;

They deal only with seagoing vessels corn, should not be planted as deep. Onions and all .I M. G. MILLS.St. .
measuring 100 tons and upwards for One peck to the acre is about the usual Vegetables, remove Thomas, Pasco County, Fla. I

steamers, and So tons and upwards quantity of seed used, which will leave large quantities of Potash

for sailing vessels. With respect to some chance for thinning out the hills. from the soil. SupplyPotash

steamers, they show that, whilst the Some cultivators use more seed and j1ER41t

steam tonnage of most nations has increased thin out more freely. This requiresmore

that of France and Italy has labor, but gives a more even and i ti G1LT1MZED, $4.00

diminished. The increase in Japan is perfect crop. It is usual to pass the i SOLID COPPER, S8. O
far' relative than that of You All Wait this .
greater any cultivator aboat three times betweenthe in liberal\ Catalor.AlIlmprovementsAuto
other nation. The number of steamers rows, and to hand-hoe about three quantities by the use : t. matic
\ Agitator etc. Will
of 100 tons and upwards is 10,896, times, as conditions require. A good of fertilizers containing: not spray trees 20 ft. high. Wet
representing a total gross tonnage of way is to keep the cultivator running less than 10% actual Pot- I: ,,. are and the largest sell the manufacturers most. We

16,338,513. Of this, 9,984,280 tons every week or ten days until the plants r, It .. are the originators of low
ash. Better and
more profit- prices in Knapsack Spray-
are British, 1,306,781 German, 864- have grown so tall as to preclude it. Wanted.era.. Just send for our Illust
598 French, 703,399 American, 488-i If the soil is 2s clean as it should be, able yields are sure to follow.Our Agents never mind stamp.
LEfOX: SPRAYER CO.15 West St.Plttsfield,JI....
955 Spanish, 45C,327 Norwegian, but little hand-hoeing will be needed. pamphlets are not advertising circulars: booming .
special fertilizers, but are practical works,containing :
336,593 Dutch, and 318,150 Italian. The crop is taken at two different latest researches on the subject of fertilization,and .-.

Next comes Japan, with 242 steamers, periods-before the seed forms or are the really asking.helpful to farmers. They are sent free for ...

representing 274,659 tons, exceeding while it is yet green, which gives the GERMAN KALI WORKS, f'i.

in amount Russia, Austria, Sweden best brush; or :when the seed is in the 93 Nassau St.,New York.
, and Brazil! A feature is the .... )
constant dough state, which is often most Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. RedJUld. -.... _

increase in the number of steamers of profitable when there is a good marketfor ESTABLISHED 1871. .-'- '- .. .....,...Jo'o1. >..>-....... ,. ..."" ..

heavy tonnage. In 1890 there were it. Two different modes are OTHERS COME AND GO
2,206 measuring 2,000 tons gross adopted in securing the crop; one is But the PACE
stays on forever-that Is us
t .and upwards. This year there are to break the stalks down horizontallysome Commission MerchantsAND long as you need fence.This Idea of permanency

3,154, sub-divided as follows :-1,934 two or three feet from the hard. You is worth can afford considering our monthly when paper times free.ar"

from 2.000 to 3,000 tons, 741 from ground, laying over two rows together, PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian.Mich.

3,000 to 4,000 tons, 287 from 4,000 to forming a sort of table, and after a Fruit Auctioneers 4
5,000 tons, no. from' 5,000 to 6,000 few days cut the brush; and the otheris '
141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
tons, 52 from 6,000 to 8,000 tons, and to cut without breaking down, Popular Science.
We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
.21 from 8,000 to 13,000 tons. In throwing it on the ground for a few either at private sale(which has heretofore been

.. 1890 there were only seven steamersof days if the weather is dry. Different our custom)or by the auction system (recently' Nature,Invention,
added to business)as desire.
our YOU may Botany
8,000 tons and upwards. With respect modes are adopted for the remainderof NEWS Chemistry Electricity., Mfdlrlne, HEALTH

to sailing vessels there are the process-sometimes the brush DIETZ DRIVING LAMP.A Hygiene.

25,570; of So tons and upwards, with is piled in the field, well protected by Formerly BOSTON JOURNAL of CHEMISTRY i

total tonnage of 9,323,995. Of this, stalks, while others draw it immedi. Driving Lamp that gives a brilliant ENLARGED AND IMPROVED.

3.333,607 tons are British. America ately under sheds, and lay it on polesor light and will not blow nor jar out Contains a large number of Short, Easy, Prac-
tical. Interesting and ,Scientific article, at'at
comes next, and then Norway. Ger- rails for drying, which is the best That is the kind offer can be appreciated[ Popular and enjoyed by in :
many is fourth, Italy fifth. France, you. tellifrent reader, even though he knew lilt or I.

third on the list in steam tonnage, is way.The seed is separated from the Price, 83.5O. nothing of Science.PROFUSELY .

only eighth in sail, coming after brush by a sort of comb made of large Delivered anywhere in U. S. or Canada i ILLUSTRATED nt

. Russia and Sweden, with 255,095 elastic steel teeth. Satisfaction FREE FROM tE HNI AtnIE5.

.. tons. Spain, fourth on the list in The profits depend on the manage- f GuaranteedSend
is eleventh in sail with S'n''Itll'aler.!' i.,10 Cftiti. $1 Year.
steam per
163, 195 ment. If the soil is in excellent con for bookFreeB1BIETZCOHPAHY

tons, coming behind Greece, 249,638 dition, and is kept so by thorough CY\Ienlioll: this paper for* umple.

tons, and Turkey 202,414 tons. The cultivation, and a good market is secured -
Latin nations as maritime powers ap- the often sells for $50.00 Largest Circulation or any
crop ,
Scientific In the World.
pear to be on the decline. and sometimes, $00.00 per acre. Paper
HEW roe.g .
-*"'..-- rU IISIl2D BY
.. ': The seed of broom corn is excel
Broom Corn Culture. lent for fattening sheep. It is also very Cured Permanent nE "'J. LILLAltD- New York.

In the culture.of broom corn muchof for As the flu ly. Home treatment -
good feeding poultry. to
A N C E R '20 to J35. No
success depends on the character of
yield of seed, it is somewhat precarious knife of plaster. Why not be
the soil. It should be rich, friable and ; yet it will often more than pay IIARRIS DK. JOliN, B. your
well drained. The application of ma the expense of cultivation and prepar Payne,Ala. Jwn' MiddIe1man? .

nure answers an excellent purpose. A ing the crop for market In some

dressing of unleached hardwood ashes, cases 150 bushels of good seed have The following For varieties Sale. of flower seedsI Pay but one profit between maker and
applied broadcast at the rate of about user and that a small just one.
been obtained from but this is
an acre, will sell at two cents packet, five pack- Our Big 700 Page Catalogue and Doyen
twenty five bushels per acre, or two or a rare yield. The harvest of the crop ets for eight cents, seven for ten cents, Guide proves that it's possible. Weighs
three times this amount of leached generally commences while the seedis when a stamped envelope is sent with or- 2'/i pounds, 12,000 Illustrations, describesand
ashes, has a good effect. der: Balsams, mixed; Balloon vine, Bal- tellstheone-profit price of over 40,000
in its earliest stage, or milky state, articles, We send It
everything use.
earn apple Bevonopsis (Marble vine), you
: Successive crops may be taken from as the early harvested broom is the Canna Nepalensis, C. flaccida, and a scar for 15 cents;that's not for the book, but

.. the same land without injury,.if broom brightest and best; consequently there let-flowered Canna; Castor bean(Ricinus) to pay part of the postage or expressage
and keep off Idlers. You can't get it too
is before the seed form is
corn cut as must be a sacrifice of more or less Crotalaria retusa (Florida sweet pea or quick.

frequently practiced. seed. West India rattle-box) Cypress vine, MONTGOMERY WARD & CO.,
The whole surface should be made Judging from our experience the white; Lantana, Marigold, Thnnbergia, The More of All the People
level and the made straight either yellow; Wistaria,blue; Velvet beau Zin- :II-Ii6 Michigan Ave., Chicago
row season I see no reason why
past nia, Watermelon (Kolb Gem). For these
by a good marker or horse drill, placed broom corn culture could not be madea two very fine Ipomeas I ask five cents

in the hands of a workman who has an profitable industry in Florida. Two per packet,Mexicana hybrida alba(White Beginning ot a Great Industry.

: accurate eye and steady hand. The crops can be grown in one season.- Mex'can moon flower) and Brazillian
time for planting in Florida is as soonas Orlando Morning Glory, delicate lavender.I We have the only seed in United States o
Reporter. have also a few bulbs and tubers(that true
there is no danger of frost to the ---
r first of July. The seed is planted, up eitherin J. B. Carlisle, the oldest druggist in may Amaryllis be sent equestre by mail, )six at cents following each prices, three: DALMATIAN\ \ I INSECT POWDER PUNT,

drills or hills. If the soil has been Ocala has made an assignment. Stock for fifteen cents; Tube rose, doable, the Pyrethrum Cinnerariae Folium (not the poorer

: previously kept perfectly free of weeds, valued at $5,000; liabilities, $3,500. cents, four for fifteen cents; smaller I'etsiinPy. Ros.or Py AlUi Will)1.vue mail u. for mull aooo
plants tt.so post you
hand-hoeing will not be required and The store of T. J. Pons, at Mac- bulbs, ten cents per dozen ; pink oxalis L-stcktt fur 50 names of your neighbors (at yourjvsto'rcp
fire bulbs, ten cents per dozen: Caladium (nr and of hr-d r.f frnfllr ) Will
__ .drills may be adopted; care must be clenny, was destroyed by February Taro), six cents each ; Madeira vine, two mail them as.d you alo our nukui cent bOuth-
taken to keep down the grass and 6. The loss is about $15,000.; insurance for six cents; Butterfly lily, six: cents.I ern Seed.. Ca'a1gne i he JloWAkU famailed! & WIU.8TDRUO free to all applkul. -

weeds.: Broom corn is usually planted $5,000. ca n supply! Canna roots, ,Perekia j I COMPANY, Augusta,Ga. .



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Florida Industries.G. Tampa feels sure of having a paper : JOHN L. MARVIN,
: mill within a short time. President..
-- Another machine shop will soon be Cashier. Assistant Cashier.CAPITAII ','

G. C.: Springer of St. Augustine, established in Palatka. $100,000. i
: will erect an ice plant in Miami.
The erection of a moss factory at
Joseph Moffat will put in machinery Wildwood is contemplated THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK .
for cleaning and polishing rice at Mic-
Most of the phosphate mines in the ,
vicinity of Ocala have closed.down.It JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, .
is said that V. M. Sapp intendsto

establish a plant at Starke for mak- is probable that Pensacola will Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and Genera

ing plows. soon have an electric street railway.The Bonking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

Sixty-five bales of sponge were Board of Trade is endeavoringto -

shipped from Tarpon Springs in one secure a kaolin factory for Ocala. INVITED.

day recently..
The Fort Meade Tobacco Company DIRECTORS
Lutz Bros. are cutting hard-wood has commenced the manufacture of John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
lumber at their saw mill at Anthony, cigars. H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B.Archibald. ,
and shipping it to furniture factories Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,

North.N. Ocala is considering the subject of Or H. Robinson. John B. Hartrldge. .

M. Murdock, of Mascotte, Lake purchasing and operating an electric

county, has secured a contract from light plant.
H. Weston & Co., of Jacksoville, to Tampa is to have a company soon EXCHANGE.t

cut 185,000 crossties, to be shippedto organized to manufacture tile and rAn
Boston and New York, and has paving brick.
Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing_Florida Fruit to the
purchased the timber on 20,000 acres The publication of a will best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL. X300)(0)) ,:' .
of.land on Crescent Lake and will at newspaper BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
be commenced at Miami about the order. Write for price list and terms.
once put a force of 150 men to work first of March. -:OFFICERS :-
getting out the ties. The contract is OEO. R.FAIRBANKS, President. D. OREENLEAF, Vice-President.
be The Hamburg Phosphate Company ALBERT M.IVES Oen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER booretal')".
.to completed by December 20, 96. in Citrus DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G. Hill Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E.Pratt
county, are shipping rock Hlllsboro Co.; John Fabyan,Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange .; D. Greenleaf Duval Co.j
The establishment of
manufacturing phosphate to England. J. D.Mead, Duval Co.: A. Brady Brevard Cot F. G. Sampson Marion Co.: C.V.Hillyer,
.; industries in Florida has been urged Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. 8.Moreman St.
is in Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.;Irving Keck,Polk Co.
upon the people of the State for many Turpentine farming increasing Addres !an correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville,Fla. Stencili,
Alachua New and with full and shipping Instructions furnished application.
years, and now evidence begins to appear county. plants packing on

that the efforts have not been in ,many hands are being employed.If .

vain. Among the enterprises of this reports be true, there is more tobacco JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.,

t, kind recently established is a woodenware stored in the warehouses of

II factory at Gainesville and a handle Key West than there is in Havana. Grocers Commission MerchantsDEALERS .
factory at Brooksville. At the
Lakeland is
bound to have a shoe
latter place a rice mill and a steam
I factory. The promoters are now hardat IN
ginning establishment are also in con.templatio
.-Citizen. work forming a stock company.- Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, '.

! The following appeared in the Citizen Sun.Wm. .
Brooks of Floral City, Citrus Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. .
I: February 5th :
county, has fully decided to establisha
The Board of Trade met in the Ad-
Jacksonville E'lorida.PRICEL.ISTOFWHISKIES .
": vocate office last night. The members canning factory at his place near ,
t Floral City. The plant will be quitean
decided to put more manufacturing
extensive one, and all kinds of : I,
enterprises in operation. A canning .
f.t,t fruits and will be canned. f
factory will be started in time for the vegetables MANONGAHELA RyR.$1 so CABINET BOURBON.... ..........._. ..{600
this small PARKER...... .................. ........... 175 RYE............................. boo
of firm's
111\y surplus season's vegetable crop, One pack of tobacco in ORANGE VALLEY........... ...... ...... 2 oo viRGINIA GLADES.......................? 4
and improved gins put in for the com Gadsden county sold lately for$30,000.By SPRING VALLEY........ ................. 2 So OLD BOURBON................... ..... 300
I BALTIMORE CORN ....................... 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ oo
ing cotton crop. A pamphlet is to be the time Tampa's output of cigars NORTH CAROLINA CORN.. ............. 250 OLD BAKER........ ...................... 5 5 oo
I i issued, setting forth the fertility of the reaches $20,000,000 a year (it is half CLIFTON CLUB............. ......I...... goo MONTROSE VELVET RYE.......?_.. 600

t soil, cheapness of lands, healthfulness that already) Florida tobacco will JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, joe; three gallon, 15(:. Remit by post.o ice .,
I of climate, and railroad facilities of probably furnish a third or half of the money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order. ,
i. Hampton. raw material for it.-Exehang?. A complete price-list of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application.

The material growth of Hampton The machinery in the new Walsh JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.luffliuiimuwuiiiiiiiiiiuiuuiiiititanumnwuiiuiui "

the past year was very gratifying. sash, door and_ blind.factory in Spring- .
I I New business houses were established field, near Jacksonville, is now nearlyall .

,, and not a business failure occurred. in place. The dry kiln will be
completed in a few days, and the factory I I Ia I II
T. V. Cashen, one of Jacksonville'slarge etY PUMp8
I'j will then
mill men, remarked yesterday, About fifty men commence will be employed.Some operations.. T IF YOU W ANT -

in reply to an inquiry, that there had I BEST and CHEAPEST. THEBEST
been a very considerable advance in of the phosphate plants in the CftUlocne and fall treatise on spri/inf frtit s
the prices of lumber during the past western portion of the county that .| and vegetable crops mailed free. Adam == GARDEN
, few months. Rough lumber that formerly closed down a few weeks since have antaimuwtnuauuuuwwuwtwtmmmzmwwnutmwu5QUICK Sin

sold at from $9 to 9.50 per 1000 resumed operations, notwithstandingthat your neighborhood this season

" feet tis, now bringing from $10.50 to the industry is very inactive. xvwwwwwxvvvxwvxww A AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA PLANT OUR FAMOUS '

t $i i. This is very encouraging to the There are many thousand tons of

!i'j lumber dealers, and very l large quan phosphate piled up in the sheds at the WORK,

,' tities are now being shipped from this mines and at the sea ports, for which In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg'
there is sale reasonable eiables shipped to is motto. WK
no at. prices.- us our
J] port. GIVE GOODS SENT U* BY GROWERS all of which are described and l illustrated
"To what is this increase due?" was Gainesville Sun. FIRST PUCE BECAUSE WE NEVER in our beautiful and entirely
J month of BUY OURSELVES. They are protected New Catalogue for 1896. A
The Fernan-
asked."To. January at by our 40 years experience without default. new
I a general revival in the busi- dina showed a marked activity in lum- ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand feature this season is the Free delivery '
financial stability which any bank or of Seeds at Catalogue prices to
;. ness all over the country," was the ber shipments, which approximatedthose merchants having mercantile reports can any Post Office. This New Cata .
r demand {or.J J lumber is of few since when lum- verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
"The a
reply. years METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send logue" we will mail on receipt of a
greater, and consequently it has stiffened ber was shipped extensively. The total your name for our quotations. Stencil and 2-cent stamp,or to those who will state
the price. Brokers who took clearances for the month were 4,- cards free. Letters promptly answered where they saw this advertisement
k Catalogue will be mailed Free I II
orders three or four months ago at a 045,165.feet, of which 1,000,000 feet FRENCH & CO.,

certain stipulated. figure are having went to foreign ports. Of other wood t 16 Warren Stf New Y rk. I I PETER HENDERSON &, CO.as. .
difficulty in finding firms that will fill products shipped'were 511,000. shin.
i *37 Corttiadt St.,XTnr York.,
their orders and allow them to get out gles, twelve logs of hickory and see ESTABLISHED 1855.

even."-a/to, Feb. iJ.I enty-five cases of-cedar.


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=Live Stock. services; of engineers, firemen and FOB SALE--THOROUGBRED CHES- IT1EOSINTE. WITH US, EXCEEDS ALL
: : White PifsIeftt1! weeks old for breeding -L forage plants in Florida. In good soil,eleven
conductors.It purpose ,$S. A nine-months- feet high. And we have the seed for sale at just
old same stock, recently dressed 298 pounds. half what seedsmen charge. PALUASOLA STORE
Ohufas is inconsistent for the fruit and W. fig. ,Crescent City Fla. it COMPANY, Palmasola,NL.lOR :. -229-4
for Hogs.In .
vegetable growers of Florida to keep TYPEWRITER REPAIRING. SALE, 100,000 CHOICE TOMATOPlants

; my opinion chufas are by far the on giving to the razorback the right of moderate EXPERT Typewriter supplies sold and; p.r wrthousand.,Livingston's f.o. b. Plants Beauty six mostly to twelve,at inches fi.oo,

best and cheapest feed for hogs we eminent domain, and then buy the xchangea.prices.We are Typewriters sole Southern bought dealers in high. Cash with order. THE ELOISB FRUIT

have in the South. They have all the dead hogs, paying for them in freight Grates )EORGE ensmore M., "the FOLGER world's& BROS.greatest,DeLand typewriter., Florida." AND VEGETABLE Co., Winter Haven,Fla. tf

fattening properties of corn, and hogs and keep up an everlasting kick Main office Atlanta,Ga. 2-29-4WANTEDLIVE BUFF WYANDOTTE per thirteen. Cockerels EGGS, two, dollars TWO

don't tire of them as of corn, provingthat about the high freight rates. The hogs each. Bronze Turkey Eggs, one dollar WK.
they are a complete ration. The and cattle killed must be paid for by "the world's great- BARNES' Oriole, Fla. 2-22-3

fat taken on from chufas is equally the shippers and'consumers of stuffthat esttypewr iter." Money in it for right party. THREE FINE LIGHT BRAHMA COCKS
aq We rebuild typewriters; of all makes; work good at $2 each. Mrs H. WELLES,Satsuma -
solid'as that from corn. They will goes by freight.In as new. Satisfaction guaranteed. GEORGE M. Florida 2-22-5
POLGBR & BROS., DeLand, Fla. Main office,
grow in most any soil,but the best is a some States when an old mule Atlanta, Ga. 2-19-4 To LEASE FOR FIVE YEARS, 200.
rich sandy loam. Cultivate the sameas i' splendid Farm,zoo acres,good hammock.
wears out and is too far gone to get off BLACK | BEST BREED tor the South, Eight-room house,out-buildings. etc. Situate on
corn rows, two to two and one-half the track he is carried and the 'I. ESSE Pure blood and safe transit guaran- Duval Island Suitable for fruit, stock truck,
feet on, teed. For circular address ROSE- tobacco.: Apply to Capt. W. C. ZIUUERUAN,
The best
apart, planting early. farmers pay the freight and kick, and PIQS I LAUD PLANTATION,Bainbridge Ga. Inverness,Florida. 2-15-4

way to get a good yield is by planting ask for a railroad commission to cut 2-29-4 .- IN YOUR ORDERS

them in a bed and then draw and down the price of what?-Well- SEE ARTICLE ON TROPICAL YAM, now f r spring delivery. Jafia,Centennial,
"draws." \ substitute for the Irish potato, 20c. Hart's Tardiff, Meditteranean Sweet, Maltese
plant same as They
potato superannuatedmules-razorback and >er dozen. postpaid. Pour hundred Loqusts.< six Blood, Homosassa, Majorca, Nonpareil, and Navel
need no harvesting, keeping perfectly cholera to eight inches, $3.00 per hundred; eight to fourteen ,are$5.00 per 1,000, or use per 100; Dancy
the severest winter in the hogs-mangy, hide-bound inches,$loo per hundred. TROPICAL NURSERY Tangerine, Satsuma, Amory's Blood, Pierce's:
ground. cattle too far to get themselves Avon Park, Fla. it Ruby, DuRoi Blood, Royal and Improved Pome-
Sufficient hay can be gathered from gone i los, and Eureka, Sicily, Genoa and Lamb's'
out of the mud when they go to the I ANY ONE who has been benefited by the Lemons are$7.50 per i.ooo. delivered Budwdod
them to more than pay for the cultiva- brook or lake to drink. use of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to guaranteed free from White Fly, and true to
tion as they can be grazed all sum- THE PARKER AND FRUIT GROWER,they will receive name. W. K. TRIMBLE, Braidentown,Manatee
information that will be of much value and County, Florida 2154COR
mer without apparent injury. I The officials of railroads in Florida interest to them.VORSALB .

With us they yield from 400 to 500 would confer a favor upon the payersof for cash.time tiade.orangegroves, fruit SALE.trees wilt-Fine be sold lot cheap.of:iz-year Seminole-old Grape Nursery *

bushels per acre, according to the : freight charges by furnishing to the *Fla.fnrltandtimberLads. E. RUICLEY Keuka, with good stock of Sweet. Sour and Rough

fertility of the soil-Home and FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER full sta 3-tI-t6t Lemon MOO trees for in spring grove,budding.will be sold Forty-acre cheap. Family farm,

tistics of the number of cattle killed FRUIT-GROWERS.WHY NOT HAVE A broken up. Come and see me,or address V. B. -
Farm.We mountains and grow WEBSTEa, Fort Meade, Fla. ,$l.
can say from experience that our average price per capita paid, and the Fruit to pay expenses? It can be done. Tryon is

pine land is naturally adapted to chufas total for the years 1894-1895, respec Linaa.in the best Wilt Peach trade and a bearing Grape Vineyard sedion of or the Orchard Caro- EXTRA CLEANED BEGGAR 1VEED

the yield being very large. lively; also of hogs. We are not imposed Tryon For bearing, N. C.Orange Grove. JUDSON WHITNEY, Forty cents.-per Sow pound from,six postpaid to ten pounds; ten pound per acre.or

Several years ago the writer planteda on so much by cattle, but the 2-22-2 over f. o. b., twenty-five cents per pound. Write
for prices on large quantities to EXCELSIOR SEED
small place-about 50 by 100 feet in i hogs come entirely too high. ANTED--FIFTY ers and Gardeners with TOBACCO-GROW teams to plant on PARK, Edgar, Putnam County, Pla. 2-8-tf

chufas. Early in the fall a gap wasmade W. A. R. ROBERTSON. shares. Seed,land and some provision furnished. CASSAVA SEED FOR SALE-Delivered f.o.b.

in the fence and Inverness Fla. Reference required BISCAYNE FLORIDA LANDCo. J. i. MCKINLAY Box j6,
seven razorback .,2033 Wylie ave., Pittsburg, Pa.BLACK Jacksonville, Fla. i-23-
pigs, about three months old,, -4..... -
MI NO RCA 8 AND BROWN SAVE MONEY by buying Pear, Peach,Plum,
were allowed to go in and out at will. The Owl Cigar Company of Quincy Eggs for hatching from choice stock Orange Ever-bearing Mulberries,

When they had finished rooting it out, have closed a contract whereby they $1 for 15. Boiled beef and bone for poultry,$:.:3 Japan Plum, and other fruit trees, from first
per hundred. ISLAND POULTRY YARDS (C. H. hands. Catalogue free J.H. GIRARDEAV,Mont-
about Christmas, and the pigs about will furnish the Standard Oil Company JACQUES).Fernandina, Fla. 2-21-5 cello Fla. 2-1-=-6

six months old, they were as large as the coming year with 35,000 tons ol f RED PIG .-A FEW JERSEY WONDERFUL!Nitrogen traps for soil en-

the ordinary year-old razor back, and Fuller's earth from their mills near JERSEY for sale. Aged two to ten months. the cheapest fertilizer. and known.Unknown Send for cow-peas price-,
Males and females. Bred from
good stock. Pricesrom
fat enough for pork. Quincy. This will necessitate the (
The next I experimented on Lake City, Fla. 2-22-tf
year shipment of 675 tons a week of six WALDO SEEDLING PEACH TREES-

cutting the grass for hay, cutting some'e working days, or a fraction over 112 FOR SALE.-THE HOME PLACE OF- Trees Superior extra fine.tobrddedtrees 5 to 7 feet Price for a home, $5 per orchard hun

and leaving some. When harvestingtime tons per day. H. Turnley,at Lake Weir, Fla. Five-room L dred. A choice lot of seed Chufas, $i per peck.
came no difference could be told ..,..- cottage, stables, etc.,aU in good repair. Addressor T. K. GODBEY, Waldo,Fla. 2-1-4
call on JOHN L. CARNEY, Lake Weir, Fla.
in the yield of the rows where the The establishment of the fishing industry 2-22-10 CITRUS TRIPOLIATA SEEDLINGS. One

grass had been cut and where it was at McIntyre, the reorganization CITRUS TRIFOLIATA, 82 per 100,by more year thousands old. Per, single$ .oo 1000 f. o.$10 b. oo.F. B.Per Kervan two or,

not cut.-Oviedo Gazette. .of the Graham Lumber Company at ; 1,000boxed,f. o b.,$to,by Norwalk,Fla. 1-18-7
F.B. KEa VAN, Norwalk, Fla. 2-22 3
... St. Marks the frequent establishmentof TI7E
---- MANUFACTURE Strawberry Cups and
SEND DESCRIPTION AND PRICE OF *' Crates and the six basket carrier crate.
Hogs and Freight Rates. a new turpentine plant, and the for sale or exchange to L. W. KER- Wolfendea &Co., Sampson City, Bradford Co.,
constant accessions to our population VAN 30 West Twenty-ninth street, New York, Pla. 1-18-5
Xdltor Farmer and Pruit-Grower: Florida Real Estate and Exchange Office. 2-22-2 I
from various sections of the country ..125 GLAZED HOTBED SASH, 4 feet by 5
Vegetable and fruitgrowers who are attest this statement-Wakulla Times. BUFF WYANDOTTE EGGS and COCK i feet; sound condition. Will sell the lot
complaining so much about freigh two dollars Bronze Turkey Eggs, for$too f.o. b. in less quantities fi.oo per sash.
no in-breeding,one dollar. Beautiful Buff cross* .N.L. Clark. Manager,Farmer's Commercial Co.,
rates should know how many hogs and breed Eggs, fifty cents. W><. BARNES Oriole, Bushnell Fla. i i>tt-6WHAT
cattle for in
they paid 1894.What "lrotm'Bronchial( 2rocfo have wrote last year about my Seedling
was the price per capita? remarkable curative properties."CENTAWOKD" BEES FOR SALE.-FORTY COLONIES Potatoes brought a large correspond-
in ence. Another confirms
crosswise Langstroth Bee-hive year my opinion of its
How about this year? How many Every comb perfectly straight. A big! bargain productiveness and fine quality so I will offer it
hogs did the shippers pay for in that 'Addrsss J. B. MONTAGNE. Winter Pats, Fla. to the public at one dollar a crate. Dudley W.
2-22-2 ,Tangerine, Fla. i'll-3
year, and what was the average pricpaid COLUMN.RATES. .

by the railroads and their patrons SEED CORN.-TIIE EARLIEST AND BRONZE TURKEYS, Langsban and Indian.
all-round field corn in the South. Nearer Fowls and eggs, at reasonable prices.
for razorback hogs? .-Twenty words, name and address weevil-proof and more prolific than any other. Mrs. W. H. Mann, Manville, Fla. 10-12-12
These are practical questions.trhe one week 25 cents; three weeks SO cents, Nothing Well adapted sack to f.any kind of soil. Per bushel,
including b.
o. >$1.25; per half-bushel.
taken for less than 25 cents. 7 c.; per peck,SOC. J. B. SILVIS, Tallahassee FOR SALE two Leon county farms 480 acres
legislature gives the right o f Fla. 390 acres. Excellent fo stock raising and
Advertisements for this column MUST be pre 2-22-5 tobacco: growing W.B. Clarkson
eminent domain to the railroads, and paid. PIa. ,Jacksonville 8-24-tt ,

the railroads have tt pay for Send no stamps larger than two jANTED-SMALL BEARING OR.
every cents.
ange grove, rood alx-room house,dry land, CITRUS
thing damaged the exercise of these Initials and figures count as one word. healthy locationnear and transportation hi Parson Brown. Stark'* Seedless,
rights. South Florida. C. B. IHXSEN,Alleghany, pa. Jaffa, Tangerine King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,
Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,

The Legislature gives the hogs the PUPS,BEST STRAIN,ONLY TO HATCH:S.C. B. LEGHORNS such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St. Michael,
POINTER EGGS ; Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, .
right of eminent domain. They can Dr. H. C. FISH, Georgiana Fla for 15,f. 0.b,Jacksonville. M.CHESS- Duncan, Manager Milwaukee Groves and A.Nurseries I,
2- BRO, Plummets, Fla.
20-4 2223BUDWOOD.ALL
Dunedin, Fla. 8-17-tf
damage what they please. If they get
cm the eminent domain FOR SALE.-Drake Poin LEADING VARIETIES ANEW deal on wire netting. Price cut IB
of the railroad BUDWOOD Wt pay freight. Write for our Ides
is the time to order and be and Pomelo.
Write and
and are killed! the merchant, truck ready for the first flow of sap. Get it from bra number of each variety you wish and get price-list. E. W Amaden,Ormond Fta. 7-i-tft

farmer and fruit grower have to ded, bearing trees fifteen to eighteen years dprices for spring delivery. Sour seedlings for IRRIGATED GROVEloo acres TO year set
pay The following varieties on hand: Parson Brown, sale. T. W.&F. D.WATTE;Magnolia Nurseries j 50 in other fruit trees, etc.
for them, two or three prices at that, Harris,Cunningham: Phares, San ford's Mediter- Bellenew,Florida.'S':4 For sale at a ,aKai ice. Address"1',"The Palms,
r ranean.Jaffa, Riverside Navel Drake Star. W frequently.Of
.j also have a limited supply of large Grapefrni BITCH FOB SALE.-A WELL- .
course the railroads have to buds. Prices of above nndl $5 per thousandor POINTER nicely-broken Bitch. Color tick MAKE HENS UY-ThmtJ nothing :e ,
75 cent per hundred, delivered. Address and white Are, eighteen months. Address R. Bowker1 Animal MeaL 40 tons sold ia Flor
count what
they pay'or razor-backs DRAKE: POINT GROVE, Yalaha, Lake County B. BULL, BradioravUle, Florida.i53 ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. :For
in! along with their other expenses. Florida. a-15-jm particulars,write $.W.Amsden, Ormond, Pla.io13tf .
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The cost of running' the roads must FOR SALE.-TWO-YEAR-OLD HART'S I .
CITRUS TRIFOLIATA SEED trees on rough Lemon. Strong rough Brabnu. Barred Plymouth Rock and i
come. or the trains must stop. The FRESH per pound,. prepaid. Pew hundred Lemon,Grapefruit and sour Orange Seedlings LIGHT_ Turkey Egg for hatc mr.ILoo rtitling. .
hogs must be paid for as well the fruit trees"very cheap to close. SUUMIT Nu sSMES Very cheap. Will bod to order. RICHARD KLEUK, Mrs. C Omapcrta,_La.y Lake, ria) y '
as .
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65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston. _
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Between Jacksonville and New York: Flrst-dus 125.00; Intermediate $19000; Excursion, 143.30; I. 10 y. ,

Steerage $12.50. p 4L'' ( ifI1))
Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin $27.00; Intermediate $moo j Excursion, $4730 i ((
Steerage {.:s. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail u follows:


(Central or 90 Meridian Time.) SAFETY! COMFORT! TI1E! RATES!

City of Augusta... ........ .................. ............. ... Sunday, March i, 7.ooa. m.
City of Birmingham ..................... .......................Tuesday: March 3, 8.00a.m. Finest Cuisine( and Service. JYb Transfers Between Jacksonville and New York.
Kaeoochee: ...........--. ..... .........n..._....... .. ........... Friday, March 6, n.ooa.m. j
Kansas City....... .................... ............ .................Sunday, March 8, 12.00 noon The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
City of Augusta ....................... ....................... ......Tuesda,,March 10, 3.30 p. m.
C1t7'-ot Birmingham ....., ....... .... ............ ............. ...Friday March 13. 700 a. m. "
i Kaeoochee ..... .................- .................................. Sunday, March 15, 7.00 a. m. "Cofflanche" (new), "ilgoniiain, Iroquois, Cherokee "Seminole.
c Hanaaa City......................... .................. ....... .....Tuesday, March 17 8.00p.m.
, City of Augusta ........ .. ................................. ...... Friday, March 20, 9.00a.m. -
}, City of Birmingham ................ .................... .........Sunday, March 22, n.ooa. m. NORTH BOUND. :
a. Nacoochee .......... ......... ................ ...................... Tuesday, March 24, 2.00p.m.
, Kansas City......... ........ ............... .................... .....Friday, March 37 4.oop m. Steamers are appointed to sail according: tothe tide.
f City of Angnsta......... ........................ ". ..... ......... t'undayllarch: 29 6.ooa.m. From JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (caning at Charleston). .........Sundays.. Tuesdays and Thursdays.!
City Birmingham............. ... ....... ........ .............Tuesday, March 31 7.ooa.m. Erom CHARLESTON, S. C... Wednesdays and Fridays.For .-
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, FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON.Gate hours of sailing see "Clyde Line Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers.t

I City............... ................ ............ .......... .... Sunday March i, 7.00a.m: SOUTH BOUND. .
.. Tallahassee .......................................... .,.......... Thursday March 5, io.ooa.rn. Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, East River New York at 3 p m., as follows:
I I Chattahoochee: ........... .................... .................... Tuesday, March 10, 3-ooa.m. Frida ..'
Gate City .. .............. .. .......................... .............Sunday, March 15, 6.30 a. m. PorCHARlESTON. Wednesdays and ,
Tallahassee....... ....................... ..................... ....Thursday, March 19, 8.00a.m. For JACKSONVILLE FLA., (calling Charleston).. ...... .. .. ...Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays.
f Chattahoochee...................... ......'.. ... .................... Tuesday, March 24, i.ooa.m.
Gate City.................-.................... .. .... ... ........ Sunday, March 29 6....m.


< ( Ships do nor Carry Passengers.) DE BARY LINE.Jacksonville .

City of Macon............. ............................. ...........Tuesday, March 10, 3.30 p. m.
City of Macon ..................................................... Friday, March 20, 8030 a. m. Palatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate.
City of Macon ...................................... ............Monday, March 30 6.40 p. m. Landings on the St. Johns River.
The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers -
Cltv of Jacksonville," AND "Fred'k DeBary/' j.
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida &: Western Railway, '
FloridA Central & Peninsular Railroad.Through Leave Jacksonville, daily except Saturday, at 3:30: p. m. Returning leave Sanford -
' flu lading Tickets and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your daily, except Sunday, at 11. a. m.. Enterprise 9:30 a. m.
[ nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage toY
t a.I,. WALKER,Agent, ANDERSON,Agent Read Down. Read Up.
r New Pier No.35, North River New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga. Leave 330 p. m .. .................. ..Jacksonville......... .. ........Arrive 3.30 a. m.
b RICHARDSON & BARNARD.Agents, Lewis' Wharf; Boston 4. 8.45 P m. ...................... .. .Palatka...... .............. ."... Leave p.00 p. 111.
W. JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street Philadelphia. u 3.00 a. m. .....:... .............. .. .Alltor.... .". ..................... .' 4-00 P. InIf
l W.H.RHETT.Gen'l Agt. Co R. R., 317 Broadway New York. 4-30 a m. .................... ......... St. Francis......................... II J.30p. m. .
f T.D. BASHAGEN Eastern Agent SaY., Fla. &: Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway. N. Y.t ...... ..... ...... .. .......................... Beresford .... ..........._... ..... 1.30 P. m.
-j.I.. ADAMS, Gen'l Bast.Agt P. C. &: P. R. R., A.DeW. SAMPSON General Agent Arrive 8.30a. m. .............. ..... ....Sanrord.........._. ....__ _. h
t 353 Broadway New' York. 306 Washington St., Boston.W. II 9.2 a. m... ................... .... Enterprise........ ........ ... ...... u 9 9.ooa.m.30 a. m,
J. FARRELL Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD Gen.Tray Pass. ArtI ., ........... .... .... .............. ....So. Fla R. R. Wharf.... ............... 11.00 a. m. J
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent, Jj
New Office, 224 West Bay. Street, Jacksonville.W. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville '

A. HOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. j. B. BOURSe A. J. COLE, Passenger Agent $ Bowling Green A ew York.
M. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager 5 Bow ing Green New York. .
THEO. G. EGEK, Traffic Manager Bowling Green, New York.
l WILLIAM A. BOURS &' CO. F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay 8L, Jacksonville Fit
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville, Fla. .
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla.WM. .

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers i P. CLYDE& CO., Genl Agents,

19 South Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. 5 Bowling:; Green. New York.

: .a r3T BAY 111'rs, JACBi OlYY1tLLE,.P'x.A.

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I We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of e

Corn Oats Flour r Bran / Grits Meal

Cotton Seed "Deal] Both Bright and Dark. Adapted to all Heads -.

: From 3 Feet to 2000 Feet. :



t Brand Fertilizers T'MURIATE OF POTASH
:Stir All work built of best material], with parts in

6i GUARANTEED: SULPHATE POTASH, 4 terchangeable. Carefully inspected before leaving
works. ,Pamphlets] of either sent Let us know
Tree and Vegetable
.* r* KAINIT, Etc. what kind of work you want to do. /

I .4--,;. Tfe.dforC&ta1opl M Fertilizers TTTlR.kart frtc.no- 'tnpetior. the market.tad A trial- wffl omTlnc. ". ... JAMES LEFFEL & CO, Springfield, Ohio, U. S, Ai' .


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1144 ;. THE: FLORIDA trA.BMJffi' AND 1I1ttrrNmoWlm. 1 fEBRUARY 29,
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. y"i, 'f.'; HEADQUARTERS, FOR HIGH GRADE The New Six-Eared Corn.


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*y Farmers and Trucker are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed

: h i.ooo bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats75: cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne 35 cents per ff.j.I .
r.- pound;Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound. I
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. P. F. WilSON EDSMAfM .

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t" Shortest, Quickest, Most AttractiveROUTE '"

' ; : : ?' KAFFIR SEED CORN FOR SALE.Saved .


,; FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH from heavy heads from 12 to 16 inches long, and warranted Absolutely Pure.

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Florida Central and Peninsular 7'

This it certainly the greatest boon to stock and poultry raisers that has ever been Introduced ,
a NEW THROUGH ROUTES. into Florida, producing more grain and fodder than any other cereal. The grain makes.. a superior
article of meal for the human famDy. .'
New York to Jacksonville by
New Florida Pennsylvania R. K. to Wash- While the supply lasts I will send,prepaid, enough seed of either variety to plant one acre
and I ington. Southern Hallway to for$1.00; enough to plant two acres(one of each,variety), for ft.90, or four'acres,$3.50.
Northern Culumbia, Florida Central &:
Air Line.iCinclnaatl Peninsular to ajl principal WM.. L. ORANGE,
points in Florida. Mannvllie, Fla.

f ) Cincinnati to Harriman Juno-

f t 1Asheville tion Harriman by Queen Junction&: Crescent to Ashe- 300 ACRES IN NURSERY. O ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. O 38TH YEAR. i4/h\I\

t & I yule and ColumUa by South '
ern Hallway, and Florida
Jacksonville. j bra Central to Jacksonville.&Pensnsular-Colum- FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted to /

Cincinnati to Jacksonville by Oriental Pear Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat Strawberry u1rW1v- tF
Cincinnati. Queen &: Crescent to Chattanooga Plants. Grape Tints, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens. Camelias .000 Palms
and } Southern K'y to Ever- 10,000 Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest andmost
# Florida ette,Florida Central &: Penin- complete in the Southern States. We grow every thing in trees and plants suited to:South
limited. points.sular to all Important Florida ern horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Augusta, Ga. No Agents. !

-_ Kansas City Fort Scott &:
anal City Memphis R.JL to Kansas ,
ackso'dv111e 1 to Birmingham, Southern 11'
,J to Everette, Fla. Central 4 "
Thro' Line
Peninsular to all Fla points. 1
St. Louis to Jacksonville by 1DAISY"
"i }Cairo Short Line to Du Quoin, THE PLOWIAn
Holly Sp'ft Illinois Central to Holly Sp'gs,
Boats' Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham f
J I to Birmingham,Sou. ,
U',to Everette and F. C.&:P.
t.i Sioux City&: Chicago to Jack-
sonville. Ill Cent. to
t Holly
Holly Sp'rs' }Sp'g. K.,O. M. &: B. to Birmingham -
Route* Sou. R' to Ever- Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry 'i
ette and the F. C. &: P.
LouisTlle&: Nashllle to River Grower Should Have. rr
New Orleans Junction. F. C. &: P. only .a
To }route with through sleepersJacksonvllle
between New Orleans and

Jacksonville .
The F. 0. &: P. has 700 miles of track In
Florida running through, the \
>- rolHa. < (L,. a Stock farming and Dairy Section,
Peach and 8tr".det"f1lLaRC *, i,
Of'AtJ&(18,Banana and Pineapple Country, -
Phosphate Belt. .
Hat the Silver Spring and .. fl-
Other fine Scenery.
n. Great Hunting Country. .
Be eAu the No Fishing Ground .. .
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety I ;
? of soils in the State and above all ,. I

Runs over the Central Rldgeland ",' :' ,.
Where It"is High and Healthy. : r f
Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers '' ''f. )
.the best freight facilities for any produce to :- ;' .
the Northern markets. ,
Send al80.forthe best map of Florida (sent J .. -
free) andnote. the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELL.G.P.A.

Jacksonville,F1'a. 1'.L
the desire for Morphine,Opium -
The Fla. O E AT I ,Whisky or Tobacco. Proof
CenU Peninsular R. R. free: $5 to cure Morphine or
'oomn II Whisky habits; $a,for curing
Offers to Shippers Tobacco habit.

The Shortest and Quickest Route ; TO THE SUFFERERS FROM

FLORID. AND ALL POINTS IN The best Tool for intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse'; PULMONARY DISEASES.

... THE EAST AND WEST. does the work just how'and where you want it done. a

With. Improved Ventilated Cars,this company I beg leave to state that I BOW have a sure cure
is better I equipped than ever ever tohandle for that dread disease Pulmonary Consumption.You .
the Orange and Vegetable Crops and well know that this disease carries off J
Thousands of of Track and Strawberries cultivated ODe'j
L acres : are entirely by hand.
.Insure close connections prompt despatch seventh of the world's population every year.
to all Eastern and Western Markets. This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and This remedy was discovered: In Mexico,and I 1.
Through oars to destination with with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. have gained possesion of it,and now offer it for
ale under a guarantee to cure or money refunded -
out change or delay. ,and expect to achieve as great a success
Perishable freight followed by wire and with it as I have with my Great.Morphine

shippers claims advised and arrival time at passing destination.various junction Four Points and a \Wrench{! Go With Each Plow.Given tlculars.Whisky and The Tobacco price of Cures.Wilson's Write Consumption for full par;

v All for overcharges and loss promptly Cure is $15-$to cash with order and $15 when
adjusted. cure is complete. II yon have any relatives or
0 See that your are marked friends suffering: from this complaint, I would

via. F. C..& P. R. Hoods with this paper to new subscribers for one year for $5.t10 L o. b. at our deem section it to a great this favor No frauds if you are would allowed call to their use the at '

For information call on or address the un- United States mails now, and the tact that we
0'4eralgned I Storeroom.FARMER and hare for four years done an immense mail order
:" a B TAYLOR Trav.A'gt Ocala Fla. FRUIT GROWER, business should convince.anyone that we can be
-,W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A'g't, Orlando Fla. relied upon to do as we advertise to do. This
O.H. HOLDEN,Trav. A't, Leesburg. FU : ACK ONVXLLB, P LA. remedy suits all cases. It must co by express.
W. R. FULLER,Trav. A'gt: ,Tampa,,Fa. **/ I Hope this will interest you and prove to be the
.,Or. N.S. PENNINGTON,Traffic Manager, :.A *-:- Cleans of saying some friend or reiaUre.
V Jacksonville N. B. Special low rates givenfor'Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows In con. Address, B. WILSON
.W. H,.PLBASANTS, General. Freight Art nection. with, the paper. Writo.us for terms. tock 1ft 97 N. Laredo,Htdco


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