Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00071
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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: March 21, 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: UF00055765:00071
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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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.8. Powers,Editor, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA MARCH 21, 1896. Whole Xo. 1415 NEW SERIES !}j
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Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and kaow what you ale getting Know 'that $""I. ,
on TRIFOLIATA you are buying of a Grower and not a second or third hand dealer. t.." ,
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A Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock., THE POMONA NURSERIES .z ':,._. I

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

Pears, Plums, Persimmons, Nuts, Grapes, Roses, etc. ORANGE and TRIFOLIATA STOCKS. f t '

Over 75 varieties of Roses all field grown and Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees, Shrubs,etc.,' ::, ;',

-4. NO AdSNTS. Catalogue for 1896. An Up-to-date Horticultural Hand-Book free on application NO BETTER STOCK. NO CHEAPER. NONE SO LARGE. >or.-; 4-
' Correspondence solicited. ;, "
It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my'Nursery and Experimental Grounds. .
' ". GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES Write for Catalogue and any infoJ mation wanted, I.
G. L. TABER, GLEN ST. MARY, FLA. Macclenny, Fla.

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Order your supply now and make sure of it. PRICES: One pound by mail,40 cents; 4 pounds,
F $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.
Seed free from stems,leaves and trash. By mail,post FRUiT CARRIERS
" ROUGH BEGGARWEED.I paid,25 cents per &lR&tt; != Bye.x-
press or freight not 15
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The Standard of
Send for
F | Catalogue .and Prices from first Hands.

for our Illustrated INTERLACHEN Catalogue. FL.A.JjrSend 50UTH 5/DI NFl; Co.THE.BEST PETERSBURG 1fI.

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1 .I will sell Fruit Trees this season to the planter at wholesale prices. Address, BEE HIVE MADE IS THE

Riverside Nurseries, Glen St. Mary, Fla.RAFFIA t DOVE-TAILED HIVE.

Acknowledged superior to all other materials used We manufacture them 8and 10-frame, of selected kilndried.Yel10w. Pine, and .
for similar purpose Sold bj the pound. If you. .
never saw it,get a sample andM aotaUons. w sell at a Jow figure.

FOR 1 TWO. BUDS AND GRAFTS THOMAS MEEHAN &SONS,Germantown.Pt. 8@Get our prices before North and
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I e 1 We have an Unusually Large and Fine Stock of Hardy "

11 Shrubbery, Trees, Vines and all ; :CAN SUPPLY THIS MONTH 50.000 EYS-BUDS TWO OF THE

c _... ,1,. w='j for House, Lawn or O HannMif best.brTy' and late varieties of Oranges known. Parson UrO\fIl, true to
P" "< i W na.ni from the original tree, i5c. per 100; $&00 per 1.000. Hart's Late,

Fruit Trees,Economic Plants,Ferns,Orchids, Bamboos,Cactus,Etc.,for every situation and 000. per 100; $5.00 per 1000. FIrst-class and true to name.
for every climate. Plants Sent safely to all parts of the World. We pack by mail. and pay postage>> U J6ST Order at once, and be ready for-spring budding. Cash must accompany -
at Catalogue rates,or send larger plants by express? or freight. ) : order. AddressHASTINGS ..1Ir-
Send for large catalogue illustrated and priced. ",.

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: '" Orange Tree, Fruit ana Vine, Vegetable, Pineapple, Tobacco, &c. '

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

/ State is being flooded just now with new brands of low-grade fertilizers, manufactured of profit would be very much larger than it is on our high-grade fer-

,. / ., for the emergency, hard times, arising from the freeze of last winter. flllTOfff: "

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

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

r not be so good, either in quantity or quality, in flavor or in keeping qualities. crop, with strong plants, with much less labor than you can coax along a poor

That 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.

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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.

I 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

t 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

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

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 matenals 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."


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 large reduc

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

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

Write for{ a Tobacco Pamphlet.

Ammonia. PhospMe Acid. Potath.

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS Mapes' Tobacco Manure, Florida Brand . . . . 5 to 6. 4 to 5. 6 to 7.


The Mapes Orange Tree, in 2oo-lb. bbls., f. o.b. Jacksonville, per ton, $37.00 Here is the record of the official l analysis of their manures for the year

Fruit and Vine, 39.00 1895 at the Florida Experiment Station :
C c.. .Ammonia. Avail. Phos.Acid. Total Phot.Acid. Potash.
Vegetable, 40.00 Orange! Tree . 4.67 7.46 11.22 3.81
Pineapple 1 38.00 Fruit and Vine . 3.04 7.06 9.55 11.47 .
"Tobacco, 38.00 Vegetable . . 5.91 7.84 10.22 6.68

Jir ALSO DEAL IN- JUST For any further information, write

SULPHATE AMMONIA, .** t flgefct,
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"CHEAP FERTILIZERS. [From New inland Homestead,Dec.28,18M'] of all three ingredients. It is the concerns that methods for determining approximately the rela-
IMPORTANT TO USERS OF! FER- have capital invested in plants that are most tive availability ,and on subsequentpages
TILIZERS. likely to remain in the business! ,and are the ones is given a report the work done during
Prof. E. B. Voorhees, Director of the New Jer that in the long run are likely to look well to the past year on this point
their reputation, for they have more at stake. "While various inferior agriculturally worthless -
sey State Experiment Station,in the "Rural New Shyster concerns that manufacture all sorts of
Another point that strengthens this caution is forms of nitrogen are in the market the
Yorker" June i, 1895, in an exposure of a so- materials, and put their goods on the market in that inmost States the analyses of fertilizers are 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 spamg trade is over. is in dealing with firms which have an established -
farm trade of old-established and reliable firms,are as reputation and in avoiding 'cheap' goods
In the of fertilizers,m
says: purchase any
characteristic of the fertilizer trade as of other "VALUATION" OF FERTILIZERS.They offered by irresponsible parties."-Page 39.
ers are still guided by price per ton rather than trades. Any one who puts out a fertilizer can
Fall to Determine the Quality of Preparations of Leather.
food fur- get it officially analyzed at the Experiment Sta-
by the amount and quality of the plant-
tions, and it appears in their reports, but the "Jood---Established Reputation As has been proved abundantly experiment
nished,hence pay anexorbitant price per poundfor farmer does not know whether the concern is reliable Main Security to the Purchaser. leather,whether in its untreated state or steamed
the constituents. A low price per ton does or not The Connecticut Station,in its annual [Extract from Annual Report of be Connecticut or toasted, and pulverized has no value as a
nqt always mean a chf ap product; it frequently report for '95, just out emphasizes the fact Agricultural Experiment Slat (Prof. S. W. fertilizer. The State fertilizer law wisely forbidsits
that iu buying mixed Iertilizers farmers must Johnson, Director),for Year 1895. Issued De- use in any form as an ingredient of commer
means an expensive one for the legitimate expenses rely to a great extent on reliable dealers and says: cember. 1895 ] '* cial fertilizers without explicit printed certificateof
of preparation,shipment and sale are proportionately "The main security of purchasers of mixed fertilizers 'These valuations,it must be remembered are the fact, snch certificate to be conspicuously
much greater for low-grade than for is in dealing with firms which have an based on the assumption that the nitrogen phosphoric ffixed to every package,' etc.
high-grade goods. Farmers should remember, established reputation,and in avoiding 'cheap' acid and potash in each fertilizer are "The materials on which the following analyses -
first>> ,that nitrogen,phosphoric acid and potashare goods offered by irresponsible parties." The readily available to farm crops. Chemical examination were made were used in vegetation experiments
the only constituents direct fertilizing value caution is certainly needed,when more than one- can showgBjhttty conclusively whether ,to be described on following pages.
and mixtures containing all of these in goodforms third of the nitrogenous superphosphates sold in this is true in potash. There is less "4565. Ground leather,imported from Englandfor
cannot be secured for a low price per ton, Connecticut do not furnish in all resptctts,aU certainty>egawBg phosphoric acid,while chemical use as a cheap 'ammoniate' in mixed fertili
unless they are contained in very small amounts; the manufacturers claim for them. Out!seventysix examination, as it is usually made, gives zers. The method of manufacture 1*unknown.It .
and second that the expenses of handling are brands twenty-one are below the manufact t little or no clue as to the availability of the is a brownish black powder, in appearance
quite.great for'make weight as fox material urers' minimum guarantee in respect of one ingredient -)1 organic nitrogen of mixed goods. This Station resembling dried blood. When pulverized it
of actual wrtilizing value.' .. I ,five in respect of two,and one in respect has een for some.years engaged in a study ofT emits an odor of benzine."-Page so.
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: FEEDING CATTLE. their pleasure. They quickly recog- beef, then they run up chock-a-block had it cooked to order-put into a

t nized a stranger, and glared at him against the powerful monopoly of clean, hot pan, and cooked withoutthe

- An Experiment With Florida with heads high uplifted, but did not Chicago. The proprietors, Messrs. B. addition of anything, even water. .

Scrubs. manifest the excessive wildness of Hart & Co. (B. Hart, B. S. Cattlet, It was tender, sweet, and yielded an ''

About three miles southwest from Texas or California cattle. W. H. Smith), stated that they would abundance of juice, the sop whose '

I the center of Jacksonville, near the Owing to $the excessive accumulation not accuse the Chicago packers of praises Thackeray celebrates in .

track of ,the Jacksonville, Tampa and of manure and mud in wet making direct war on them, and they Memorials of Gormandizing." In ..

Key West Railroad, there is now in weather, a few of them become afflicted certainly do not seek to make war on a word, there was nothing wrong

progress an experiment which is very with the scald-foot and go around anybody. But it has been a matter of with the beef; it was firstclass.We .

interesting to any one seeking to de- with a hobbling, gingerly gait. This, remark that Chicago beef has been visited several of the Jacksonville .

velop the material interests of Florida.A of course, gives them pain and impedes unusually cheap in Jacksonville this butcher shops where they retail

pen of four hundred cattle, of which by that amount their progressin winter. As long as these feeders could I this "stall fed" meat, as it is called.

one-half may fairly be called fat, is a fattening. get seven cents wholesale for their i, They all reported it fully as popular ..
sight which is refreshing to an old FEEDSTUFF. beeves they could make some money, as the Chicago beef, and gaining on \
stockman. It looks more like busi. but now that they are forced to sell it in favor, if anything.
ness than anything we have seen since The main herd receives nothing but for six cents, they have a narrow mar- -eo
the big cottonseed meal and cottonseed hulls, of if Mr. Adams' Way. @
orange packeries were temporarily gin profit, any.
closed. which are bought in Georgia. One When asked if they would feed A correspondent of the Eustis Lake '

of the proprietors, Mr. Smith, states another that it had drove how
THE CATTLE. year, they replied Region across country to see
With very few exceptions, these cat. that they estimate it costs ten cents a not been decided yet. Much dependson Mr. Dudley. Adams, President of
tle day on an average to feed a steer. the outcome with the stock still on the State Horticultural Society, is re-
Florida natives
are pure-blood yeta
considerable The majority of them are fed ninety hand. If they feed another year there storing his orange grove, and this is a
percentage of them will
days, which would make the cost of will doubtless be a quantity of 'shed part of what he wrote:
weigh a ton apiece. A Holstein
about This is thechearest
fattening $9. ding erected. Beside the where stood .
bull born and bred inVest Florida corn row we .
and best feed within their
will Our own observation satisfied us was the root of an orange tree from
weigh nearly, if not quite, a ton.
reach. If fed on corn or cornmealit that if there is there which three of thanan
Most of them are South Florida cattle, any profit now, grew grafts more
but there would cost well up toward $20 to could be a considerable profit made inch in diameter and higher than
are some fair straight
very feed animal. The hulls
an are scat-
with Under the head.
greater economy. my
steers from Bradford and other North
tered in the boxes and the meal is I
Florida counties. present methods there is much waste. The tree had been cut off so low
is shown Spanish descent sprinkled over them, at a rough esti-- Hundreds of dollars' worth of manure that the earth covered all the stump
by their long horns,
which in their mate in the proportion of about five goes to waste, all the blood and muchof and it looked as if the grafts were
many cases, turn points
inward pounds of the meal to twenty poundsof the bone are lost, whenever it rains growing on their own roots. I said,
toward each other, the two
the hulls. there is a waste of feed, as the cotton "Mr. Adams; how are you going to
forming nearly a circle.. This
them pre- When the range cattle are first seed quickly sours and has to be form a head on that tree, cut off all but
each otherto
vents from hooking
penned many of them will go very thrown out of the feed boxes. The one or leave all three?" "I shall leave
a considerable extent, and, in fact,
before will this feed.
one of the proprietors stated that they hungry they eat pens were not originally large enoughto all of them, I want every leaf on the
little in Some will nearly starve before they afford the cattle comfort and dry tree I can get. It is just as easy to
the of
fight very except case
will it. Our informant said
come to footing; a few became stifl and groggy start the head'of the tree three inches
bulls much Northern
not as as cattle
do which considered that if these wild cattle could get a with scald-foot. This defect was rem- under ground as it is three feet above.If .
are generally few mouthfuls of wiregrass, to which i edied later however all off but I will
tamer. There was one large animal by an enlarge- they are cut one
whose horns toward the they are accustomed, they never ment of the pens, so that the cattle lose two or three years in forming a
long drooping
ground with a backward sweep, showan would eat the cottonseed hulls,thoughthe now have room enough. But the bearing head." I said, "Are you go-
admixture of the latter are much more nourishing.Salt greatest defect was the lack of shed- ing to prune the tops off of these
true buffalo (not
American bison) blood. is placed in boxes around in ding; in a cold rain in midwinter the grafts, or let them form heads up

stated seldom HAs several places, and the cattle eat it cattle would get in bad shape,'stand- high?" "No sir, the tops will not
they fight to an
cattle in Florida seldom -
freely. Range
ing around humped up. All these form high. Last summer we pinchedin
injurious extent. In the case of the
vicious bulls eat salt, and the reason for their things, of course, pull off the fat and some of the tops to make them throw
more spike-horned the
tips of the horns are sawed off down change in appetite here is probablythat pull off the profit. These gentlemenhave out side branches. If you notice, theyare
the cottonseed hulls
to a diameter of about an inch. Dis- are not made a brave experiment, per- bursting side shoots all the way up.
horning has been tried in a few cases grown in a salty atmosphere.RESULTS. haps on a little too large scale for the You cannot make an orange tree forma

and is not considered a success. One first year ; they have discovered their high head unless you butcher it up."

of the proprietors, Mr. Cattlet, pointedout The great majority of these cattleare mistakes and will know how to cor- "Mr. Adams, I have many stumps of .

a steer which had been dishornedas in good order-"grass fat," and rect them if they carry on operations ten to twelve year old trees that were

it is done in the North; it was done many of them are well fattened; theyare another year. If they do, it is to be cut off low down, that have from one .

more than a month ago in cool weather "fed out" as the stock men say. hoped the people of Jacksonville will to thirty sprouts. What is best now

but the stumps are not done bleed. They show it in their flanks as they take pains to ascertain the quality of f to do, bud one and form the top from

ing yet, and the animal is evidently walk, they show it on the scales after their beef and give them a chance. that, or bud two or three and cut off

suffering. Mr. Cattlet states that in they are butchered. Even on this dry They do not ask people to buy any all the rest?"

Tennessee, where he lived, they prac- feed they are. shedding off, as usual on thing of them because it is Florida "Bud two or three or more as you
tice dishorning by doing it in the cold- green feed in the spring; their hidesare beef they ask them to buy becauseit have the time and patience to bud;

est weather they have; but he does not loose and mellow, and their hairis is good beef. do not cut off any. Bend them over ,

believe it will ever be a success in a as bright as calico. Some othersare THE BEEF. on the ground; lay a chunk of wood,

climate as warm as that of Florida. not shedding,and they look rough limb ot a tree or anything to hold
and comparatively thin, but they will Most people have a very erroneous them down. They will not grow t

FEEDING. generally "open well," as many wild knowledge and a prejudice against beef much; the leaves will help to keep t

The feed boxes are made of stout cattle have an unexpected way of do- fed on cottonseed. One Jacksonville vitality in the roots, and when your i
butcher stated to the writer that these buds take if the !
boards, about eighteen inches deep, sprouts are not too
slightly flaring, and are arranged in ing.Is this experiment a success? Yes, men are compelled to feed corn meal large, cut them partly off, so they will I

long strings at a convenient height for and no. It is certainly a success in occasionally to keep the beef to its bend. I tell you, many groves will ,
the cattle around under the pine demonstrating 'that Florida scrubs, normal color; otherwise it would be be budded to death this summer. The i

trees. There are poles placed along many of them very unpromising sub- "as yellow as gold." Another saidit trees are using every effort to recover

over the middle of the boxes to prevent jects, can be fattened into good beef. would taste like cottolene," and their tops and form leaves to sustain *

the cattle from climbing in or If it can note done in sixty days it still another, that the tallow would be their roots. People will bud one or

jumping over, but the boxes are a can in ninety'-$ays; this is the limit of soft and yellow and have a sickening two sprouts and cut off the rest, and ..

little too wide, as the animals cannot the toughest cases. There are a few flavor. lop over the tops above the buds. I
always reach to the middle of them, that persistently refuse to fatten on The beeves as we saw them hangingat Part of the roots will die for want of

and are tempted to climb in with cottonseed, and these are turned into the abattoir were of a normal color; nourishment and the trees will have

their forefeet, and soil the 'feed. This the "hospital" or "poor-house" and a clear, bright; healthy red,and the tallow another set back. In the freeze of

causes waste. humored with hay, bran, corn meal- was of a firm consistency and a rich, '86 I had some lemon trees frozen

The feed is hauled around in ox- anything they want and.. will fatten on. natural yellow. To test the matter down, and part of them I budded in

carts; the feed boxes are kept con Fatten they must. further, we received a porterhousesteak the spring and summer, and part I let ...

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r/ By buying nothing. for your ORANGE TREES, VEGETABLES nut! PINEAPPLES except our new


ry Ammonia :5 to 6 pcrlceiit.
Available Phosphoric Acid 7 to S "
: Ai i Actual Potash 4 to 5 .
.. *& This Brand is made from the Purest Ammoniates Superphosphates and Potash. -aWe
keep constantly on hand a full Stock of SULPHATE AMMONIA, NITRATE SODA, DRIED BLOOD, BLOOD and BONE,.GROUND-

'f BONE, ACID PHOSPHATE and all forms of POTASHES, which will be sold at Close Prices.
Correspondence and Inquiries Solicited.



budded. The latter formed the largest He had succeeded last summer in each plant into several suckers, eachof
tops and came into bearing first. starting some buds on the sprouts Pinery. which is now bearing an apple.
They had regained their vitality and from stumps that were twelve years ......
when budded just whooped them up. old, and was now cutting off all but Edited by J. B. Beach,West Palm BeachFla. Pineapple Growers in Session.:
Do not be in too much hurry to bud one sprout or bud, from two to four Following the report published lastweek
grove.JJ feet The Outlook.
your high.
comes the address of the
"Mr. Adams,if I undertake to bend Everyone knows that it takes yearsto The pineapples have now had suffi-- eral manager, E. P. Porcher, on
the sprouts out from the stamps they : grow the body of a tree, and the cient time to show their recuperativepowers "Growing and Marketing Pineapples."
will break off!" "If a cow was to top can only be grown in proportionto since the freeze of '95. The He afterwards spoke of a' person of

bend them over they would, but you the body. young plants set in the summer of '94, his acquaintance who put up pine-
can do it without. Catch the sprout Why not take Mr. Adams' sugges- while they seemed at first to be prac- apples for market which were raisedon
close to the ground with one hand and tion and form the top from the base
tically unhurt, have turned out more the west coast,marking them"Flor-
hold it firmly and bend it with the already in the ground and save the badly damaged than appeared. Many ida Pineapples," which were sold as
other hand." fears that it will take to grow one. have been stunted by dead roots and Indian River and Lake Worth fruit,'
"What varieties are you budding?" Low heads save cultivation under the lack of vigor to put out new ones, that the copyrighted trade-mark used
"Last summer mostly Ruby, Na- limbs, shade the ground, act as a par- and the red spider attacking them in upon both the crates and wrappers
vel,Valencia Late, and a few Majorca. tial mulch, protect the trunk from hot this weakened condition, has kept would protect this association from
The Navels are budded on rough I I suns, frosts, etc., and make less laborto them back. similar acts in the future. He sug-
lemon. In starting a grove I would : gather the fruit. The days of train- The best plants are those of the gested that both crates and wrappersbe
not use anything else. I would rather ing the trees horse e-.-*high- past. planting of '93 and '92, and these are, stamped with trade mark. .
pay a good price for rough lemon than Stunted Fruit Trees. almost without exception, fruiting full The question arising as to whether
have sweet stock given to me." Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: this season, where any sort of care. outsiders should have the benefit of
I examined part of the old grove Dear Sir-Can some correspondent was taken of them. Some of the '94 shipping rates, etc., of the association
that was cut down and grafted the first kindly answer the following questions: setting are now handsome, thrifty without paying dues, it was decided as
of March last year. There were but 1. To what extent (if any) does the fields, but will not bear a full crop politic to allow them, as a matter of
few trees that did not have from one Fact of a young tree having been this spring, though many may fruit in courtesy, it being impossible for themto
to four grafts that were from four to stunted affect the after growth or fruiting the fall and winter. become members at present through
ten feet high, mostly on lemon stocks. quality of it? For example, some Fields which had borne their sec inability to secure stock, to share such
Tne lemon sprouts that had grown up mangoes and pawpaws, etc., the seed ond and third crops were pretty well advantages. Mr. Porcher advised that
were bent down as he had instructedme. of which were planted in boxes, oughtto used up, the latter having climbed so each crate be marked with the following -
The ground around the trees have been transplanted two or high from the ground by suckeringthat stencils: The private stencil of the
was heavily mulched with leaves, pine three months ago and have stood still they were all exposed to the cold grower, the trade mark of the planta-
straw, brush, chunks and logs, aboutin thai length of time, though looking wind; and the former sending up tion, of the association, and the name
the order named, larger quantitiesfirst. healthy. Will this fact merely retard suckers which are breaking off for of the subagent to whom consigned;
No cultivation was used. Fertilizers their first starting-off after being set want of support, and likely to do so also with the number applied to the
were sown broadcast and out, or will the trees suffer for it at all much more when subject to the lev- shipper. He also exhibited a form of
washed in by the rains. In the fall of in their after-growth? erage of a heavy apple. shipping book, which was approved.He .
the year the ground in the centre of 2. What is the best method of using On the whole, however, the pros- advised that anyone making sale to
the space between the rows, from six compost on young fruit trees? pects for a crop are now as good as private parties should request them to
to ten feet wide, was cleared with the A. B. C. they were in December, '94. ship through the general agent of the
hoe of all weeds, grass, etc., so as to Lemon City, Florida. Nearly all of the best fields have association, stating that the railroad
form a fire guard around each tree.I >-miGrape recovered fully in every respect, nota- companies would prefer to deal throughone
never had the pleasure of seeing Fruit. bly that of Wm. T. Richards at North person, representing the body,
.Mr. Adams' grove before, but his near The Guide in its last issue referredto Eden, which has a record for large who could probably secure advantagesin
neighbor told me that Mr. Adams grape fruit as a profitable productfor fruit and enormous yield. I saw a rates, etc., in proportion to the influence
shipped the brightest fruit and plentyof farmers to cultivate. This week a fourteen-acre field of '93 pljnts standing he presumably had among
it. box containing six grape fruit, a sample uniformly shoulder high, with shippers, such influence being attestedby
Thanking :Mr. Adams for his information -, of Gulick Bros. of Riverside, Cali-- several suckers to the plant, and each the amount of business he con-
so kindly and freely given, ]I fornia crop of which they expect to sucker pushing out an apple which trolled.H. .
started homeward, pondering on whatI have next season some 3,000 boxes bid fair, with a favorable season, to J. Webber, special agent of the
had seen and heard. sold for $1.75 for the six, equal to 25 run from forty to sixty to the crate. United States Department of Agriculture -
The location of his grove is good cents each. This field will produce more fruit with headquarters at Eustis, then
r and the view from his residence is unexcelled On this basis of sales, this part of than it could have done last year, as read his report of experiments to dis
I. : for beauty in the State.fP" the fruit industry would pay about then but one apple could have been cover the causes and remedies for the
I ;"' On my way homeward I passed one 100 per cent profit upon the cost of produced by each plant, whereas the different diseases of the pineapple, at
'. of my neighbors at work in his grove. cultivation.Fruitman's Guide. freeze killed.the heart and multiplied the conclusion of which he showed a

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number of photographs of plants suffering The Cow Pea-I. tain specimens from these countries for of this society many of our valuable .
,. ,from the different maladies. [The "Southern Farmer" makes the follow- the purpose of identifying botanicallythe sub tropical plants (notably cotton)
A ing extracts from,bulletin on this subjectby
'Mr. Matthams read a paper enum- the Louisiana Experiment Station:] varieties grown in the United were introduced, and it is highly
erating and 'describing the different For the past three years the three States. De Candolle, in his "Originedes probable that the cow pea came in at
varieties of the fruit. stations of this State have been study- Plantes Cultivees," gives the ori- this time and in this way.

James Holmes read an article on the ing the "cow pea." Its botanical rela- gin of "Dolichos lablab" (believed by This, however, is a mere conjecture,
fertilization of pineapples. tions have engaged the attention of some to be the ancestor of several of but we do know that the plant was
Harvey Tomlinson addressed the Professor W. R. Dodson, botanist of our varieties) and "Dolichos lubia." here early in the present century, and ,
members on the need of better pack- the State Experiment Station, Baton The former he assigns to India and was then, as now, called cow pea."

ing, and suggested that if the pines Rouge. Calhoun, on account of the tropical Africa, and asserts that "it is Why it was ever called cow pea "
were wrapped and shipped in crates light, loamy character of its soils, was incontestably spontaneous in India," is also left to conjecture. One of its
of half the size twice as much money selected for chemical investigations of and, according to Sir John Hooker, Hindoo or East Indian names is "cow
would be realized. .' different varieties and their influence "in Java." The latter species is foundin lee," and Prof. Brewer thinks that en-

The committee on the subject locating upon ,the soil. Mr. :Maurice Bird, Egypt, Syria and India. As an illustration thusiastic philologists might supposeour
the shipping depot ,at Titus- chemist of the North Louisiana Experiment of the close resemblance of name a corruption of that ; but,
ville reported that it had not as muchto Station, conducted these ex the two genera, "Dolichos" and "Pha- he adds, there is no evidence other .
offer in the way of inducement as it periments. At Audubon Park, under seolus," and of the small value of com than sound of the connection of the

had last year, and that the committee the direct observation of the writer, all mon names in determining the genus two names.

would recommend that the office remain available varieties have been grown, and species of a plant, he recites that BOTANICAL RELATIONS.
at Jacksonville.A and their special adaptability to the in Hindostan the name "Loba" and
printed "Plan for the Marketingof improvement of soils studied. The "Lobia," both corruptions of the above Botanists have not yet positively decided

Fruit" was submitted, to the associ-- results of all these investigations are "Lubia," are.used, the former to des- upon the exact position this
ation by the board of directors and embodied in this bulletin, togetherwith ignate "Phaseolus vulgaris" (our hari- plant occupies in the world's flora.
was adopted. It gives in small space such other information gatheredfrom cot or garden bean), and the other Neither its generic nor specific rela-

the purpose and the methods of the : other reliable sources, as may be "Dolichos sinensis" (our cow pea).* tions have been unanimously agreed

association, and is followed by the' useful in explaining the subject, or Church, in his "Food'Grains of upon by botanists. The Scientific

amended articles of incorporation and profitable to our readers. Its origin; India," gives many native names Farmer (Vol. 3, page all 75)) many years .
the bylaws, showing the scope of the its botanical position; the number of under which varieties of the Vigna ago pronounced of our varieties of
organization.The true varieties; the chemical composition catiang and Dolichos lablab are culti Southern cow peas as belonging to
Dolichos sinensis of Linnaeus
papers read by prominent mem- of the plant as a whole,and of its vated in Southeast Asia. Every bot- sinensis of later botanists., or

bers before the association were well parts; its feeding value,and its powersof anist of India tells of the importanceof Vigna Prof. P. Stelle of :Mobile Ala.
received and provoked some discus- appropriating the free nitrogen of these plants to the agriculture of now deceased J. in a,treatise the,

sion, particularly that of H. J. Webber the air, and therefore serving as a valuable that country. Southern cow in the upon Western
the special agent of the Depart- soil improver; its special use ina Since our cow pea has been referred Farmers' Almanac (for 1881 publishedat
ment of Agriculture, who is located at Southern rotation of crops;both as a botanically to all of the above species, Louisville Ky.: Messrs.
I Eustis, to study the orange and pine- collector of nitrogen and as a prepar- and even yet has not, found definitelya Morton & Co., divided our varieties
apple in season, their diseases, remedies atory crop for all crops, are all dis fixed position in our botanies, it is of cow into four distinct
I etc. The meeting was instructive cussed in these pages.It highly probable that it, too, along follows peas
species, as
is that the of with its came from India. :
throughout-Florida Star.r hoped publication congeners, Dolichos the
this bulletin may have the effect of When it was introduced into this I. unguiculatus, true
r '" the red white
cow pea, embracing Sand
increased cultivation of is also undecided. Prof.
stimulating an country
We learned from Mr. T. Minor black
this plant, and thus largely add to the Brewer gives it as his suspicion that it peas.
that Captain A. E. Cordery went to 2. Dolichos antrostoneus the whip-
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fertility of our soils, and improvementof was about the middle of the last cen-
Tampa yesterday to get a shipment oft poorwill pea (the seed like this bird's
.. general agriculture of our State. tury by the London "Society for the
1 130 pounds of pure Havana tobacco Promotion of Arts and Commerce." eggs), which succeeds better than c
I seed which consigned to the Cuban ORIGIN. others land.
j U f was on poor
It is known that under the auspices
\r Tobacco Growers' Citmisunder The exact origin of this leguminous 3. 'Dolichos lablab, the black corn
r Fort Meade, and which, plant is unknown. It is said to be in- *The word Lubia Is derived from the Greek field pea. An extensive runner with
, stood, will be divided with any who digenous in India and China, though Lobua, which signifies,and mere the particularly fruit of the,accord-leguminouS8lants. heavy vines ; best for forage and
f wish to sow them.Bartow Courier- many unsuccessful attempts have been the common bean, Phaseolus green manures.
l l Informant. made by Southern agriculturists to ob w this lf1a bean.riB. Loubion is the modern Greek for 4. Dolichos coartothe.crowderpea tI-

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covering! all those varieties that are ber-of varieties can be greatly reduced, Sea Island CottonI.In until in September and failed
crowded in the pod, and include the probably to five, possibly to three.
whitespeckled and black eye. White He regards the solid colors, black, view of the fact that thousandsof any seed.
crowder is best for table purposes; white and red as pure varieties and acres of sea island cotton will be "In the inception of the cultivationof
does not blacken everything touching the others as fluctuating hybrids of planted this year in Florida by hun- this plant those engaged in the ex-
it. these three. The clay is possibly a dreds of novices, the following paper periment were met by this serious difficulty -
Loudon, in his encyclopedia on degenerate red;l but its seemsto from the Charleston "News and Cou ,resulting from the nature of the
flowers, gives many species of dolichosbut be a character that constancy would almost rier" is of timely interest: plant itself, namely, the lateness with

antrostoneus and coarto are not warrant a distinct variety. So too with Captain Elias L. Rivers, of James which it matures its seed. In its native
found among them. those kinds like the granite, which Island, read the following paper be- country, perennial in its habits, unlim-
Prof. Brewer thinks it probable that shows little or no variations in the fore the New England Cotton Manu\ ited in its development by meteoro-
most of our varieties belong to the markings of color, being small black i facturers' Association at its meeting 1 logical< conditions, it grew and bore
species known to modern botanists as spots on a dull background, possibly :I Atlanta last October. As to the origin seed for three or more years, and expended -
"Vigna citiang Ende," a native of in the past a hybrid between a clay of the plant, Captain Rivers said: many of the first months of its
Northeastern Asia and adds "the existence in making growth before beginning -
amore nd a black. "Sea island cotton, a plant botani-
important synonyms are 'V. The name given by him to all of cally distinct from upland cotton, is to ripen any seed. But when
sinensis. 'Dolichos catiang L. Dolt- brought to this country, where, by reason -
our varieties of cow peas ((save one derived from the arboreal or tree va-
chos sinensis. L. and D. melanophthal- which is of its susceptibility to frost influ-
locally as the St. riety as distinguished from the herbaceous -
D. C. The Dolichos andVina ences, it had only from the 1st of Aprilto
genera Helena wild pea, which grows wild in or shrub variety. Although the
t the ist of November in which bothto
both belong to the section the parish of that name in Louisiana) islands upon the coasts of South Carot
Lfguminosce to which true beans be- is "Vigna sinensis." l Una and Georgia are usually regarded t develop and mature, it was observedthat
t much of this
long. These j w0 have many species, The Division of Botany of the U.S. as the home of this cotton, and although so period was expended -
natives of warm climates all the in making growth that but lit-
over Department of Agriculture, Washington its seeds grown here and culti
world. Several species are cultivated D. C., gives the latest name (i i. vated elsewhere soon cease to producea tle seed was matured before the plantwas
belonging to troth genera and the cul- e., the present adopted) for the cowpea fiber with that long and silky quality killed by frost, and the harvest so
reduced as to render the -
tivated kinds have been carried to crop unprof-
which characterizes the products of
"Vigna sinensis Hassk.
itable to the planter.INTRODUCTION .
all hot countries.
nearly As a conse- these islands this is
locality not
By a majority of the workers and yet
quence of this wide dispersion it is writers of the experiment stations the native habitat of the plant. Brought OF HIGH BEDS.

now impossible to assign satisfactory either this name or "Dolichos sinensis" probably from Persia to the Barbadoes, To counteract this difficulty, a system
limits to the species and emphaticallyso is used in writing of the cow pea. it was grown and known there as 'PerI I of fertilization and cultivationhad
of the cultivated ones, so whether However, it is still a doubtful question sian cotton,' and when carried thence 1 to be adopted which would accelerate -
all the varieties of cow pea are derived to the Bahamas it was known there
whether all varieties of cow peas now as'ttossypium development and then arrest it
from only one original wild species or cultivate in the Southern States had a ( Barbadense.' Two years I in order that the greatest possible time
not, must remain a matter of opinion after those 'eight bags of American cot should be
common parentage, and if so, the given to process of maturing
rather than demonstration among exact name of this parent. ton were shipped to Liverpool in an L seed. To attain this end recourse -
botanists for the varieties have been American vessel,' to.wit: in 1786. Experiments was had to the high beds so
cultivated so long that it cannot now *The wild pea mentioned above which has were made with the cultiva common in sea coast cultivation,whereby -
be proved conclusively what the wild 1 the blooming most and excellent bearing qualities throughout of the growing season tion of this cotton upon the coast of the land was more readily warmed
progenitor was. I strongly suspect and whose seed remain dormant and sound Georgia with seeds brought from the in early spring, and the growth of the
throughout winters,
our coming up early in
that some few forms in the United 1 spring is,according to Mr. G.H. Hicks,assistant Bahamas, but, owing to the perennial 1 plant thereby stimulated, and then by
States, known locally as 'cow pea,' be Agriculture botanist.,"United probably States a smooth-seeded Department form of character of the plant, it failed to ma having large herds of cattle upon these
long to the species Dolichos lablab L." of Phaseolus." helvolus (Strophostyles angu- ture seed. Fortunately for the experi fields the year previous to their cultivation -
Prof. W. R. Dodson, botanist of f ) .. ment the winter of 1786 was very mild I, in cotton. The bases of the
the State Experiment Station, Baton John R. Jeffords estimates the orange and some seed ripened upon the rat- beds upon which the cotton was to be

Rouge, La., experimented last year crop of the St. Petersburg section toon the following season, and this is i grown, undisturbed by plough or hoe,
with sixty-three so called varieties of next fall at 20,000 boxes. Infusedwith said to have been the beginning of its and which are usually five feet apart,
cow peas, with the special object of the bright prospects ahead, many cultivation in this country. In 1788 were rendered so firm by the trampling
studying them from a botanical stand who left their groves to take care of> Mr. Alexander Bisset grew upon St. of the cattle as to arrest the fur. 4

point, to see first whether they were themselves are now bending their en Simon's Island, upon the coast of Geor-i ther growth of the plant when reached ,
included under more than one species, ergies to rehabilitate them, as wellthey 1 giaf the first known bag of this cotton I by its roots. It thus became the general .
and secondly whether they could not> may, for the crop just harvested i, in this country, and in 1790 Mr. Will i practice to use the field the year ,
be all classified under a very few vane brought on the trees from $2.25 to Jam Elliott grew upon Hilton Head the before its cultivation in sea-island cot-

ties. In his report he concludes, $3.75 on the cars. Returns receivedthe first bag in South Carolina, for, although 1ton as pasture, in order that this hard.
from very close study and comparison, morning I was there from a northern bits Kinsey Burden, of Colle- ening process might take place, and
4 of the growing varieties, that there i isf house, showed sales of 200 boxesat ton county, South Carolina, experimented i- then to intensify it by spreading inn
I but one species .of all the varieties {) $5.50 to $6.50 a box.-Ocala Banum 1- with some Bourbon cotton i these bases, locally called "alleys,"
the true"cow pe s" and that the n ner. 1788,the plants did not begin to bloom mud or clay dug from the neighbori -
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ing creeks. But even then, before the other Southern State. We judge so r PROVENbytheloag-
Poultry. '
free use of phosphatic fertilizers, it : from the reports of well known pURDY'S est five years experience) in growing forty "
was common to hear of serious losses ------------------------------------------------ : breeders throughout the South. Thereare Strawberries.,.
not for sale this
resulting from an early frost. Of Edited by S. S. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla. some great chicken cranks in Flor- ', but; given away. ""

course, in all these years the nature of Bedivivus. ida.and they seem to think that they particular4. Three numbers Send for of catalogue l'llrdy'' .giving.FruitJtecorder ,i

the plant was being modified by soil will get better value for their money FREE to aU applicants. Fifty centsa
and climatic influences, by selection, Once more I've returned to the by importing into the State, rather year.3t-eow Address A. M. PURDY Palmyra N. Y.

and by the method of treatment above Land of Flowers, and consequentlyshall than supporting those who are in the

described, so that in 1860 it was a try to pick up the thread whereI business within the borders of Florida. EGGS

very different plant from that whichwas dropped it about seven months back. This is a mistake. Experience has

grown in 1786. Besides it seemsto To say that I am pleased to" be at taught us the fact that the big breeders I FROM BEST STRAINS
Barred P'ymouth Rock
have conformed to the generally home once more is expressing it mild- tuck on two-thirds of the price for and Brown Leghorns, 81
ly. I love to roam the wild woods I for 13; 1.75 for 26 Mi-
accepted law that the best quality of reputation and certain strains: To be norcas, Buff Leghorns,
any given variety of vegetable life is and gaze on the excellent growth of sure some strains are superior to Buff Cochi"s, Silver Wyandotte -

grown in its most northern habitat, for the coming orange groves, and smell others in shape, feathers and other I ;.e', 82. O for26.-, $1.50 for 13i;

we have now developed in this new the perfume of the bloom that fancy points, and the thoroughbredfancier Early Mitchell Straw-
berry (the earliest), 25
and artificially made home of the plant promises a few of Florida's favorite is willing to pay the extra' Plants Free with each

the finest quality of the staple knownto fruit, the orange, in the fall of the price in order to secure the cream ot HUng--Catalogue KENNESAW free. FARMS! ,

commerce. Since the opening of present year, 1896. It makes my the big breeder's yard, in order to Box 191, Marietta, Ga.

the Carolina phosphate beds, and its mouth water to think of the pleasuresto graft the standard qualities on his own

liberal use by the growers of sea-island come. From present indications I stock, and thus bring them up nearer NEW MAMMOTH.[

cotton, its influence upon the maturityof have no reason to doubt that genuine to perfection. Possibly the one poir t Poultry Guide for 1896 rtnat

the plant has been so marked as, Florida oranges will be on the marketof mated for would be the comb, color book pages erer, All printed published in,colors contains plans nearly for ben 100

with the assistance of under-drainage, the North in 1897 in a great deal of eye, toe feather, carriage of tail, rr I poultry: houses, sure remed make recipes
for all diseases, and how to pnultrj
to almost completely eliminate the risk larger quantities than most of us believed some other one point wherein\ his own I c and gardening pay. Sent post paid for 15c.
from frost. In these 100 years the one short year ago. are weak. Such fowls are not boughtfor .L''JolinBauscherJrboi3iFrtepoit, Ill

character of the plant has been so Of course considerable mail has a song, and are not very plenti'ul.'

modified as to be today practically an been received during my absence, andI If you do not wish to pay on an ever THE IMPROVED

annual, although at first it was a per- find on looking it over that all kindsof age over $2.50 to $3.00 per head, we VICTOR
ennial. breeds and varieties are wanted would advise you to find what you

APPEARANCE OF THE PLANT. and that some people imagine that be. want nearer home, as we know it to ___ -- INCUBATOR
cause a person breeds fancy or be a fact from bitter experience that --'- ...-..: HAtches Chickens by Steam.
Although much modified by the Absolutely self-regulating.
thoroughbred fowls they must keepall birds are imported at four times the Tbe simplest most reliable
agencies above described the sea- Catalogue and cheapest first-class Hatchet
the kinds mentioned in the stand-
above which could be -
figures, they In the market. Circulars free
island plant is of large and vigorous
ard of perfection.To for from of the 4 cents QEO.EBTEL&CO.Qulncreilirs
bought some numer-
growth partaking of its ancestral tree
such I would that when
say, a ous breeders in Florida. We have
characteristics. In fact, it will become breeder advertises his stock in the bought birds and eggs to improve and
quite a tree if not limited by povertyof nine times of
papers, ninety a obtain new blood from the best
soil or fruiting-on strong lands hundred he mentions all the breeds breeders North and South, and as a
often growing much taller than a man and varieties of breeds bred him o
by rule have obtained as good, if not bet-
on horseback. The leaves are heart- and therefore it would be waste of
a ter results in the South. And the
shaped and toothed, of deep green time and the of the
postage part best of it is BY STEAM'
part we can save moneyon Chickens
color, with large branches at the base writer and receiver to ask a breederfor orders by doing. HATCH With the tODBL:
large so
of the plant, with long arms above quotations on ostriches and their Readers we should like opin- ---- EXCELSIOR Incubator
the branches six bolls your SimpU. P r/tctt St1/.sp.lGI.
or more
; eggs, when his advertisement only ion on of the above questions. If ing. ThoaJAndf ill tncceufol
any ,
flowers of deep yellow color and although L operation. Lowest pricedflrttelaM
mentions that he makes a specialty of we have made statements herein which Cirenlars frM7 Ilatther made :
when first planted the bolls Send 60.for QE0.11.6TAHL -
canary birds. Read the advertisements you believe to be wrong, or if you can Him.Ctulorne. 11 114 tolgg S.8th't.' ,Qolnfy.ni."UP .
contained only three, in all recently and will probably find the breeds
you verify any of the above, the columns of
selected cotton they have usually four .
described mentioned therein; if not, the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER are
and not infrequently five lobes. The and 1 you have no way of learning open to your opinion. Spring is here, -TO- D ATE"
seeds are black, and either altogetherclean where they can be obtained I wouldbe
let's wake up and have more original
or slightly tufted at either or pleased to assist you, by givingthe articles than the past few weeks have
both ends with a or cream- SPlr tMPS
green names and addresses of parties
shown. And, by the way, there area
colored tuft. The staple varies from
who have what wish providingyou
you great many of our readers, situated
one and three-quarters to two and one- inclose a stamp for return postage. '!Dolo&fllu tiOOUO I. Dileo We are U.!!S. Headquarters
North East and West well in .
as as -or Spray!! Pumps and UMUeide C..IoLU.e. $prq
half inches in length. We give you our time free, but foreign countries. We should be more Calendar,and full Treatise on-prayliir,FREE.S .

further than that, these hard times, than pleased to hear from them alsoon 4 I ? SPRAYING EXPRESS PAID OUTFIT, FOR m5.50

RIce-Where to Get It-How to we do not like to go. A postage any subject. pertaining to fowls. P.C. LEWIS MFC. CO.,Cox73 Catskill N.Y,

Make It. stamp is a small thing in itself, but S. S. DELANOY.

Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. when a great deal of correspondenceis Apopka, Fla., March 14.Which WOVEN WIRE FENCEOrer508ty1e8
Kindly state through your paper done, it soon amounts to dollars invested .
t beet on Earth. Hone high,I
where we can get the Japan rice, or a in Uncle Sam's stickers.In Bull strong, Pig and Chickentight
variety called bull head, and if you looking over some of the FARMER Breed? : to'60 You rod can per make day for from from 40|

know of its having been cultivated in AND FRUIT GROWERS we noticed For years the writer bred Plymouth I Illustrated 14 to 22c.Cat&lo@t18Free.KITSELMAN a Rod.

hills or checks like corn ? I am assured where "the old egg man" gives some Rocks but they congregated so much 'I BROS.: ,
that is a good way to grow it on our sound advice to beginners, but there': "at the kitchen door" and "on the -_----" "!.::" ,Ridgeville f= :--:-: :': .AI-: : .-=:.:. :-':'::;
poor pine lands. Can any one say as is one sentence wherein he states, i back porch," that they became a nui--

to this method. I am "boiling over" that to be a successful poultryman you sance. They got so fat and large and iiiniiuiiiuiiuuiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiutrautuinuiiuiutuiiuiuiiu

with enthusiasm for rice. must use neither liquor nor tobacco. lazy, that they had to be shoved out

Yours truly, Please explain Brother Chesebro. We of the way to prevent walking over '

WM. P. NEELD. must confess to the use of the weed, them. But they seemed always hun- I \ 21 STYLES. 8

Pinellas, Fla., March 8, '99. but so far have never noticed any bad gry and we never knew one of them to BEST and CHEAPEST.

You ought to be able to get rice of effect on the hens. get enough to eat. Then we discarded Catalogue and full treatise on spraying fruit

the seedsmen who advertise in our We notice thatthe poultry breeders them and substituted Games at g| and vegetable. STAHL crop mailed, QUINCY free. dresaWM. ILL.

columns. There are three of them throughout the State. are in an average cost of $4.00 each-(($75 aiiiiiiiiiiauiniiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiuiHiiiniiiiiniiuiii un.:

who keep it for sale. Hill cultureof creasing, at least we should worth.) They roam all over the farm --------

rice would doubtless largely increase judge so from the advertisement and pick up their own living. We good size for the table and the meat is

the yield. Drill culture is com- columns. That's right; we hope that never feed them-there is no necessityfor far better than the coarser breeds. In

mon; in fact, it is necessary on old the day is not far distant when the it at any time. For food then, our opinion there is no better fowl for

land, upland, in order to suppress the number of breeders and fanciers will they cost us virtually nothing. We the farm.-Southern Farm Gazette.

grass and weeds, which are killed by be large enough to organize a trong find them excellent egg producers, .....
flooding in lowland culture. In Eng- State association and hold annual ex good sitters, admirab mothers, remarkably THROAT DISEASES commence with a

land wheat is sometimes cultivated in hibitions. It is a well known fact free from diseases and the I Cough, Cold or Sore Throat. "Urotrn'

hills and the yield is forced up to that more money has been sent out of most peaceably disposed fowls we I Bronchial Troches" give immediate and

seventy or eighty bushels per acre. the State for poultry than from any ever had on the place. They are very sure relief. .



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I 'P" State News. Our Rural Home. sprays together of with chrysanthemums pale-blue ribbon.loosely tied SHOULD EVERY KNOW FAMILY THAT

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I and leaves are outlined

Our county is shipping orange blos- Scientific Cookery.We with Asiatic rope silk, which is also

, soms to Jacksonville by boxes and bar. are inclined to think the medi- used for the solid stems.

rels. The trade would be greater if it cal profession owes something to the The ribbon is outlined with Asiatic .

I were not for the probability of each city of Philadelphia, on account of its twisted embroidery silk.

blossom developing into a two a and producing a particularly enlightenedand The effect is quite heavy, and makesa

half cent orange.-Manatee River progressive student of the nobleart pleasing change from the more deli- A Q

Journal. of cookery in the person of Mrs. cate work. so much used.

Among the prominent visitors here Rorer. This lady has published cook R. E. M.
are A. 0. and W. W. Russell, of Cin books which, we are informed, are
Wash Neckties for Little .
cinnati. They own 112,000 acres of trustworthy, and has contributed to Boys.For .

choice lands in Brevard county, all in periodicals, teaching those housewivesand Our Rural Home.
this cooks who humble Wash ties have become a necessity
one body. Of tract 78,000 acres are enough to
are fine muck lands, suitable for grow- be willing to learn the sane and rational during the summer months. Theyare "s BWALaad t Very remarkable EXTERNAL remedy use, both, and for won.IN.

ing sugar cane, pineapples,vegetables, methods of cooking and presenting especially pretty when worn with tcrful in its quick action to relieve distress.
linen or duck suits. Very dainty and PifToffTer 'Is a surd cure for!Sore
etc. They will expend over $300,000on food. Mrs. Rorer also has time to Tlinmt. Co u c li.,
serviceable ones are made from a fine thills: Diarrlioen, Dysentery, ,
improvements, such as dykes, a lecture and instruct in the different Cholera, and aU Bowel Complaint.
ten-mile railroad to connect with the cities of this country, and, while we quality of linen lawn. One and a PainnKrllerlS TilE BEST! wn.
East Coast line miles of that all the quarter yards will make six ties by "l'a
sixty-odd are not quite sure lady says Sickness, Sick' Ilea Inehe,I'"infoin| the
canals, etc. When these improve- will be accepted by sanitarists and pro. cutting the goods into strips six inches Buck or Side,Jtlieiimatiani and Neuralgia.
will endeavor fessional she undoubt- wide. Finish the sides with a narrow Pam n g Killer I.8 tmquntlnnnhy the
are completed they hygienists, yet T.V7 IIF"ST! HN IHXT
to colonize their possessions with edly throws off some sparks of wis- hem, stitch with very fine linen In MAD all E.cases brings of Jlrulses speedy and Cuts permanent, "relief
farmers irom the West and Sweden.- dom which ought to illumine wide thread, being careful to use a short Severe Burns, &e.PainaKiller,

Tallahassee item Times Union. areas in this dyspeptic country. Po stitch. trusted Is the wen friend tried of and the
The ends be treated in various Mechanic, Farmer, Planter,
tatoes understand Mrs. Rorer may Sailor, and
"Do you know that more lettuce is as we In fact all classes wanting a medicine always&
being shipped out of Florida this are little better than poison if eaten in ways. A simple hemstitch makes a bandand safe to we internally or externally
year with
certainty of relief.
neat finish but far
than in any other year in the history of any excess. One potato a day seemsto very a prettier IS RECOMMENDED

Florida ?" asked J. M. Rice, of the be the Rorer limit. Medical expe- stitch.effect may First be hemstitch had by making two a double and Physicians Mechanic,by,by Alitxionariet Nurse in,Ilospttalt.by Mnitlcrt,by
American Refrigerator Transit Com- rience, in a measure, confirms the a BY EVERYBODY.

pany at the St. John's House last night fact that the potato is not the best typeof half inch hem, draw threads one-half Pain"Killer 1 ls Medicine Chest la
inch below this through both thick- lu Jf, and few vessel
"It is really surprising the amount thatis vegetable for brain works-at least leave port without supply of It.
for the neurotic of individual- nesses and proceed in the usual man. fffNo family can afford to be without this
being shipped from Gainesville and type Invaluable remedy in the house. Its price brings
the gulf," continued the speaker. "I though It. does well enough for those ner.A It within the reach of all, and it will annual/
tie save many times its cost in doctors'bills.
who work outdoors all To very pretty can be made by Beware of Imitations. Take
will also venture to that it is the day. eat non but the
say "
using point lace finishing braid as an genuine "PJCBBY DAVIS.
is show lack of education
most profitable crop that has ever been pickles to a ,
!inserting placing it between half
shipped from the state. I know, fora according to the Rorer gospel. To I
inch hem at the and two inch
them in this rather shows top a
fact, that a farmer near Gainesvillehas eat country
deposited $13,000 in bank so far that the person is in a stage of adoles- hem at the bottom.A making the outline with a soft lead
is from certain dainty finish for these ties is the pencil. Work the edge or outline of
this year, and I know that he has not cence, or suffering
old-fashion fagot stitch lately revivedin each leaf in short and
more than five acres in his farm. He hysterical tendencies. Pickles and long buttonhole
linen work. It is nearly as simpleas stitch with white linen
coarse floss.
be the
sold a few days ago 2,500 packagesfor candy seem to two things to
$4 a package."-Florida Citizen. which the nervous activity of maturing the ordinary hemstitch, and much This is one of the favorite ways of

The Indiana farmers'Vestern colonization young people naturally tend. To more effective. making up pillows just now, and the
eat them shows rather a lack of bal-- Another pretty idea for a wash tie horse-chestnut leaf is a model often -
sceme for West Florida is on is a of three tucks above
group tiny a
than of Cooked
ance training. applesare
a more extensive plan than the Fitzgerald two inch hem. used.The
colony. Large colonies of more easily digested, but not so newest pin cushions are neither
Very narrow Valenciennes lace is
good for the health, says the lady. round but
or long
are narrow
Western farmers are being settled square
sometimes used for these ties but I do
in fruit is but ,
The sugar digestible, affairs and just a bit suggestive of the
around Chipley, Orange Hill, DeFu
not recommend them for boys unless
of is abomi--
the sugar commerce an brick cushions of
ever so long
Springs, and other places on the ago.
they are worn with a white blouse
nation. Oatmeal is a valuable food if The of white linen
Florida Central and Peninsular Rail- with new ones are 9x4
trimmed the
cooked for three hours and well same pattern.
mas- inches the for of
road in West Florida. The settlersare Ties top piece a space
made from wash silk of white
ticated and all foods be ,
all farmers of considerable means. starchy must three inches in width, being em-
They will in truck-farming and cooked for hours. These are truths cream or any delicate shades, are worn broidered in little Dresden designs.Put .
engage with cloth or flannel suits. Thesecan
which medical
experience abundantly a three inch frill of pinked blueor
fruit growing. The plan of the In- be hemstitched but
or fagotted
corroborates. Dr. McCall Anderson, silk round the and ruffle
diana farmers is not to build towns, the best treatment is to pink edge a
place a point
for example, states that oatmeal, of lace over that. These cushions
but to settle communities in the best
lace fern stitch between a half-inch
which causes eruptions and pruritusin match the Dresden china that
portions of West Florida. The major- trays
hem at the top and a two-inch hemat
ity of them are of a good class of peo- some people, can be eaten without the bottom. This stitch should be are used on dressing cases to hold

pIe. They will erect good schools and any unpleasant results if it is cookedfor done with Asiatic etching silk the combs, pins and odds and ends that
three or four hours. Cabbage and injure a handsome cover.
in of their
churches the centre com-
color of the tie. Although it is con-
onions meet approval. provided thev I
mnnitipc. siderable work, the effect is well worth Here is an idea for a handsome bed.
In a recent address at Green Cove are cooked so that they have no odor. the trouble taken. spread. Buy the coarse white bobbi--

Springs, Prof. F. B :Moody of Lake When there is odor they are ruinedfor The hand-made eyelet worked in net which comes two yards wide and

City, said among other things that food. And the art of cooking embroidery silk is a novel decoration. now so much used for light draperies.For .
them without odor consists in
all the tobacco at present grown in keeping Work one or two rows across a two- this purpose get as large a mesh as
the state is passed off as either Ha. them in water that is just below the inch hem. Small polka dots workedin I possible. Trim the edge with a

vana or Sumatra tobacco; therefore, boiling point. Mrs. Rorer seems to Asiatic filo are very effective. gathered frill of the net in some small
think that Welsh rarebits better
all growers must aim to produce an are Scatter them upon the material before conventional design darned with
article the and more digestible than bread and blue linen. Line the whole
at least equal to imported.He making the ties. coarse
thought it very strange on send- butter, and she herself eats one every up ELIZABETH. with silesia of a shade to match the

day for lunch.-Medical Record. linen .
ing for price lists to various large embroidery.The

houses in the state, to find not a sin- ..... For cushions light green or china spread should be long enoughto

gle Florida wrapper quoted, but on Scarf for DresserFor blue duck is much used. Make both come up over the pillow and a

carefully examining the list he found Our Rural Home. sides of the material and add a full monogram may be darned where the

Sumatra wrappers quoted at $1.35 The material used for this pretty and ruffle five inches wide. The ruffle centre pillows would come. The

per pound, whereas the duty on this serviceable cover is white drilling,one- I may be hem stitched or feather spread might be made shorter and

tobacco is $1.50 per pound. This half yard wide by one and one-fourth i stitched with coarse linen floss. On shams substituted for the extra lengthor

shows that the Florida tobacco is yards long. the square of duck intended for the better than all, a round box bolstercan

equal to the Sumatra, but owing to The edge is finished with an inch upper side of the pillow draw a designof be made and stuffed with hay and

the manipulation of certain tricksters, hem, headed by a feather stitching of large maple leaves scattered irregu- covered with silesia and net, using

Florida failed to get the credit of its gold-colored Roman floss. larly over the whole surface. embroidery according to taste.-Our

production. The design in each represents a few Old pressed leaves will do for models Grange Homes.


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used, should be of some very light The Speed of the Earth. ,.-.
Good Health.Dust. I 1
material, as the heavy ones in gen- -

eral use are tiresome. A sheet spreadover Recent calculations give the speedof .

the blankets makes a good sub- the earth, in its annual orbit, about He Talks of Headaches and Nervousness -

A great many diseases which physicians stitute and can be easily washed. In 19 miles a second. That would be- and Gives a Cure J

once believed could not be com- summer time, and In one second, 19 miles. for Both 1

In one minute, 1,140 miles.In From the Evening News, Newark, N. J. I
municated from one person to another, IN CASES OF FEVERat
one hour, 68,000 miles.In It was the drug clerk's turn to tell a

are now known to be dangerously in- any season, the light, thin, all wool, one day, 1,641,600 miles.In story of one of his experiences, and the
fectious. Consumption, or reporter, expecting something good
summer blanket is much the best and one about
year, 600,000,000miles.
is one of these diseases. In usual, settled himself comfortably in a
should be in house.
olden times people were not as care- kept every A chair, prepared to give his undivided at
draw sheet ought to be used over the This is about tention
ful in house after sick- only twenty-seven hun- to the speaker. The latter was
fumigating a rubber and be dred times Henry Maier who resides with
can easily changed faster than an ordinary express his'parents
ness as they now are, and many without disturbing the under sheet, train, and yet it is always on on Aqueduct street, Newark, N. J., and
houses still retain the of diseases who
germs out medicine over the counterof
and will disturb the patient little. time with
meets accident
very never any ,
Dr. Andrew
that the most scrupulous house- F. Burkhardt's drug store
keeping cannot destroy. Dust in I "Two pillows are usually necessary, 'v' gets out of power, nor gets off ,at 271 Orange street, this city.

these old houses means an abiding and it is well to use hair pillows, espe- k. "Perhaps I can do nothing better," he

place of danger to the health of its in- cially in fevers, if the patient does not e first of July the inhabitantsof began, "than to tell you the secret of my
theeth will good health. It is a story that I have
object, as they are not so heating as be one hundred and
Unlifted filled with told to
mates. carpets, many recently, and as it resultedin
the germs of years, that have drifted feathers. :Most people, however, likea eighty-three millions of miles distantin good in each case, it may be worth

into the cracks of the floor and been soft pillow, and as there is no decided space from where they started the your while to listen to it. To begin with,

thence received ad- objection, we usually let them first of January, but will be back to I was not always strong and robust, as I
by mean
the the first of am now. Long hours of work and hard
have their choice in that particular.It starting point January,
ditional It is impossible to
danger. had
study left me in a wretched condi
is desirable to have an extra pillow 1897 having made the six hundred
say how much the spread of tubercu- tion. Frightful, lingering headaches
losis could be checked in this countryif and keep it near a window where it millions of miles without the loss of a found me a ready victim, and at times I

i we could do with all carpets will be well aired and cool, and change second, and so quietly has the mach- was so nervous that the dropping of a pin
away inery of nature worked that have would cause me to give a violent start,
that are nailed down to the floor and frequently. A draw sheet, too, can they
and then I would be seized with fit
had consciousness of a
be used in the sane if it is not no moving at
establish in their hardwood way I
place that
trembling was, to put it mildly, ex-
floors and rugs that are often shaken. soiled, and can be changed night and all.At ceedingly bothersome. Well, I began to

This is the most cleanly and thereforethe morning. This saves washing. the same time this earth has been doctor myself. Now,I flatter myself thatI
moving over a thousand miles an know something of medicine; but with
most wholesome of coveringour "Small pillows of various sizes can
way hour on its axis, and the all my knowledge, I could find nothing
floors. If we must use carpets, be used in many ways to add to the passengerswill that would cure these terrible headachesor

let us lift them regularly, every six comfort of the patient. They can be at where 12 o'clock tonight be in put an end to my extreme nervousness.
months, at least, and scrub ont all placed under the small of the back, space was at 12 When I picked up a bottle my hand

the cracks of the floor and every under the knees and elbows and be- o'clock today, and at 6 o'clock each would shake as though I had the chills,
morning he may rely on fetching and if it was a powder that I was handling -
crevice where old dust can lodge, with tween the knees, as the case may
around I stood a good chance of
time sprinkling
on having made the
and disinfectant. require changing them about at the 25-
soap some simple miles in it all over these black trousers. Things
hours without
Even good washing soda and scalding patient's will, or judgment of the 000 24 a jar, went from bad to worse, and I soon real-

water will usually be enough to nurse. and without a stop to take on fuel or ized that a man of my physical conditionhad

purify an old floor. If there is special Hot-water bottles of rubber come oil the machinery. better not attempt to mix any medi- .
in all sizes and and Every year each inhabitant of earth cine.
need of more thorough disinfectionburn shapes, are a "
makes one trip of 600,000,000 miles 'Try a box of Dr. Williams' Pink
two pounds of sulphur for every great comfort and convenience.AIR while his daily excursions have Pills,' said Dr. Burkhardt, one day; andas
thousand cubic feet of space to be disinfected aggregated you know the doctor's advice is always
miles additional.And .
and let the apartments con- 9,727,000 worth following, I got the Pink Pills and
taining the burning sulphur remain yet there are some persons (we began to take them. Aladdin's lamp
hope they are not the readersof never performed the wonders of these
hours. If[ the illness is of duration. among
shut air tight for twenty-four long
up the SOUTHERN RURALIST) who do pills. Would you believe it? Before I
Above all things let us all learn that They answer two purposes-to keep had taken the contents of one box my
not believe there is God
dust is not wholesome, but may be an the patient from slipping down in bed a or, at headache began to give me a day off occasionally -

actual menace to health. No theoryof and to prevent bedsores, and to assistin least, say they do not know there is a and soon it left me entirely.

with if bedsores started. How about my nervousness? Well, the
is fraught healing are God.But
ignorance what has this to do with agriculture pills put an end to that with almost start-
than that foolish saying "that They should be covered with Canton
danger or horticulture do ask ? ling abruptness. You see, I know enough
dirt is healthy.-New York Tribune. flannel, or some soft material, to absorb you about the business to appreciate the importance -
Without these there wouldbe
the moisture and prevent friction, movements of following the prescribing phy-
no seasons, and'no seed time or sician's directions, and by paying strict
The Sick Room. and should be placed directly over
harvest. The People's Atlas will tell attention to those given by Dr. Williamswith
Miss Emma Gordon, matron of the the point of pressure and adjusted you more about it, but it takes too each box of his Pink Pills, I was

Somerville hospital, recently lectured frequently, or they will do more harm much space for our little this soon another fellow. Look at me now I

the patient and the sick room. than good. time.-Southern paper A picture of health, eh r Well, that is
upon Ruralist.
what Dr. Williams' Pink Pills will do fora
From the report of this lecture in the Small rings in the shape of dough- man, ora woman either. See, I can .

Somerville Journal the following is nuts are useful about the ankles of hold this glass of water out now without.

taken in regard to the proper furnish- those who lie in bed a long time. STATE OF Lucas OHIO, Crrr OF TOLEDO,}U spilling a drop, but I couldn't do that two

Either the heel the ankle bone County. months but-
ings of a sick room. or can FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that he ago
11 The ideal sick bed is of iron, with be placed in one of these, dependingupon is the senior partner of the firm of F. J. "What is it, ma'am? he asked as a

whether the lies his CHENEY & Co. business in the city neatly-dressed woman came up to the
woven wire spring and hair mattress. patient on doing counter. "A box of Dr. Williams' Pink

These beds are very pretty and are back or side. They are very helpfulin of Toledo, county and State aforesaid, Pills." "Yes,ma'am. Fifty cents,please.
bedsores about the feet. and that said firm will pay the sum of "
easily cleansed. Feather beds shouldnot preventing Thank you.
should be made of Canton flan- "These Pink Pills are great things"
be tolerated in the sick roomunless, They and every case of Catarrh that cannot be

it might be for some poor old lady who nel and stuffed with cotton batting. cured by the use of HALL'S CATARRII said Mr.again Maier, and, as the he latter turned, alter to the all reporter he-

I has slept upon one all her life, and "The furniture of the sick room CURE. FRANK J. CHENEY. had heard, thought so too.

J who thinks she could not die happilyon should be as simple as possible. The Sworn to before me and subFcribed in Dr. Williams' Pink Pills contain all

anything else. In such a case, I most essential articles besides the bed my presence this 6th day of December, the elements necessary to give new life

should respect her feelings and foregomy are a bedside table, an easy chair, a A. D.-1886.1 A. W. GLEASON, and richness to the blood and restore
a large movable screen and a [seeL.J PuUic. shattered nerves. They are for sale by
own prejudices."If lounge, Notary
all druggists, or be had by mail from
the patient be unconscious, or thermemeter. The screen can be Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally Dr. Williams' Medicine may Company, Sche-

if possibly there may be any discharge easily improvised by hanging a shawlor I and acts surfaces directly of on the the system.blood Send and mucous for- nectady, N. Y., for 50 cents per box, or

the bed should be protectedby a sheet over an ordinary clothes six boxes for $2.50.
free.F. .
a rubber sheet. This may be pro. horse. Bedside tables are for sale in J. CHENEY & CO.,

cured at any rubber store at a slight all the best furniture stores, and are jjgTSold by Druggists,75c. Toledo, 0. The six-eared corn and vineless yam
useful convalescence for '. should have a trial on every Southern
expense. Newspapers may be usedto very during ;
advantage if a rubber sheet be not they can be placed over the bed and Perfectly matured buds are suitablefor farm this season. They both give

at hand. lowered or raised at will. As soon as budding, whether taken from a promise of good results.

Blankets are the only suitable cov- the patient can feed himself he can be young or bearing tree: If taken from a We would like the experience of

ad- budded tree it is as likely to be. of our readers in trimming the
ering for the sick bed, as they are propped up and have the table young any

warm, light, and can be easily justed to suit his convenience; and bearing wood as from an old bearing roots of trees to one and a half inchesof

cleansed. The bed spread, if any is feed himself without much exertion. tree. the trunk when planting.




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, 4" in Messrs. Bourne & Clark are receiv- son of five months. It is remarkable, tourists en-route to points in South
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower.
ing-several hundred olive trees from too, how mineral fertilizer will take Dade.-Tropical Sun.Strawberry .

l' A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main Pasadena, Cal., for setting on their the fuzz off from peaches and put the .

Street,Jacksonville.FIa.J island. They are energetic men, and color on. Situation.The .

J in addition to their fruit and vegetable )
enterprizes are making extensive In the course of a long article on growers in South Florida, es-
J for the subject of market gardening underglassthe pecially in Hillsborough and Pasco
One Year .............................92.00 yards raising the finer grades of counties are now in the flush of their I
For Six Months....................... ..... 1.00 poultry, says a state item. We regretto "Rural New Yorker" arrives ,
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00Subscriptions see anybody wasting his time with at the conclusion that, in view of harvest. One grower in Pasco county
in all cases cash in Southern competition the business is is reported to have gathered eight
advance. No discount allowed on one's olives in Florida. It is useless to ,
own subscription(except in a club), but to plant them here except for ornament. getting to be hazardous, profitable bushels at a picking from one acre.
all agents a liberal cash commission will .. only in uncertain and rare contingencies. The German settlers who live about

be allowed on all subscriptions obtainedby The senseless and brutal war againstthe When an Alachua county trucker San Antonio, St. Thomas and St.

them. Write for terms. crane, ibis, egret, curlew and her- can put $13,000 in the bank from Joseph are sending out some fine
To every new subscriber we will send, fruit they have good
of Whitner's "Garden- on still goes on; often even the plumesare five acres in one year, with lettuce as ; They
postpaid, a
ing in Florida.copy" For two new sub- I not saved after the birds are killed. his principal crop, the men who farm do not mulch, as they claim that it

scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, Fortunately they can take refuge in under glass haven't much chance. It decreases the production; but it is

postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange the Everglades, like the Seminoles, is said that the grower at Charleston, probable that the decrease, if any, is

Itiire." I and escape extermination. The aver- S. C., who is raising strawberries under really caused by the vermin which
Rates of advertising on application. American tourist will kill kodak glass has to wait time the mulch harbors. Sanded fruit sells at
Remittances should be made by check, age or a long to
1 postal note, money order or registered (which is nearly as bad) everything get thirty-six quarts. a discount of five to ten cents per

letter to order of beautiful, as the deacon of Killings- -.-..-.-.--- Quart.. alongside... of clean berries.

FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, worth would snap off the flowers with Lumber in the Mails.In The growers in those lower counties

Jacksonville, Fla. his cane as he went along to church. recent years an enormous burden persist in shipping by the night train,

has been thrown upon the mails in the which carries the berries to Savannah,

The difficulty with juries seems to shape of books and advertising circu- where they are delayed twelve hours.

CONTENTS. be that with the modern refinementsof lars, which, by a transparent cheatery, If the growers would establish re-

civilization, it is getting well nigh claim the benefit of the cheap "poundrates frigerating rooms and hold their fruit

Feeding Cattle-An Experiment with Flor- impossible to convert human being in- ," on the pretense that they are for the morning train they would reach

ida Scrubs; Mr. Adams'Way......... ... I7Q to a machine for the taking of human periodicals within the meaning of the New York just as soon, and the twelve
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Stunted Fruit Trees; Grapefruit. 180 life. Hence In
comes lynching. statute. Representative Loud, of Cal- hours of delay would be under their
PINERY,-The Outlook Growers in Session. 180
The Cow Pea-1............................. 181 these days of modern mawkish sentimentalism ifornia, has introduced a bill to reform own control, and they would doubt-

Sea Island Cotton-I ...... ................ 182 men can be induced to take this abuse, and there is no doubt in less take better care of them than

Rice-Where to Get It..... ........ .......... 183 life only in a moment of frenzy or our mind that it is, in the main, a they receive in Savannah.
POULTRY-Redlvlvus; Which Breeds?....... 181 Juries ought to be screenedso
revenge. sound and and shouldbe The effects in
of cold the
STATE NEWS.......... ...................... 184! that could just measure, the spell
OUR RURAL HOME-Scientific Cookery;Scarf they not see prisoner, enacted into law. But there is one last week of February are now mak-

for Dresser; Wash Neckties for Little judge or counsel. Justice is always section of it that is open to serious ob- ing themselves manifest. The ship-

Boys... ............. .... .................. 184 pictured blind. jections. It is as follows : ment of strawberries from Lawtey
GOOD HEALTH-Dust ; The Sick Room...... 185 week
The Speed of the Earth ....... ............ J85EDITO..IAL Florida Agricultural Experiment SEC. 5. That publishers and others, whose ago Saturday, was forty-three
publications shall be admitted as mail matter bushels, last Saturday it was only
-Notes; Lumber in the Mails; Station Bulletin No. free
sent to
34 of the second class under the provisions of thirty-eight. This falling off results
The Sprouts; Strawberry Situation...... 186 address in Florida
Markets; Good-Sense Book for Planters... 187 any on applicationto this Act, shall be required, before depositing from the blasting of bloom at that
0. Clute, Lake City,) deals with such mail matter in the postofee, to separatethe
Southern Forage Crops; How to Improve time. The plants are now coming on
Corn.............. .........II..... ........ 188 the Insect Enemies of Truck and Gar- same into United States mail sacks or with second of
bundles States cities towns and a very heavy relay
by counties
den ,
Desmodium Molle- gga"' ed.or Florida Crops. Eigty-six pages are
Clover.._................................. 189 ted to a careful examination of these as Postmaster-General may direct. bloom and young berries and in a
Questions In Dairying; True Happiness... 190 several insect divided This is manifestly absurd, since it week or two shipments will mount up
Milking Machines........... .............. 192 pests, accordingto would rapidly. Authentic information irom
the different plants on which theyare compel every publisher to turn
the bloom there
found, and a number of illustra- his establishment into a de facto post-
largely destroyed a week or so so
tions which office and it would be a cause of out- ago,
are given by they may be ;
Weather in Jacksonville.Week that the growers will not ship very
The best methodsof rageous inconvenience and
easily recognized. expense.
Ending March 16, much be'ore April 15 or 20, which
18g6. treatment are also discussed. It We hope to see this objectionable
Florida the lead in
clause eliminated and the rest of the gives growers _
was prepared by Prof. A. L. Quaintance. -
the Northern markets for some time to \
a ao d
0ft S.e;:; measure passed.
D TB. .. a. .a G V a'"! .. come.
co 00 :s :a: = :a: -- 1* Prices have been good wheneverthe I
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...... So far as tobacco is concerned The Sprouts.
March 10. s8 67 75 54 21 64 .00 berries have gone through promptly -
March II...... 68 54 74 51 23 62 1.20 what is left now in Havana is, of the The
March 12....... 42 54 40 18 49 .00 orange sprouts are coming, but there has been an exasperating t
March 13....... 48 55 63i3 20 53 .00 very poorest description, and holdersare "three hundred thousand more." delay a number of times. It is ex-

March March 15.14............ 5i 52 54 64 62 73 41 49 21.24 52 61 .00.00 asking more for tobacco in Haw Even in Bradford county, the extreme plained that the State of Maryland en-

March 16....... 62 63 69 59 10 64 ..78Mean. ana than it can be bought for in New northern part of the orange belt, acted a law that no passenger train
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........ 54 59 68 48 20 s8 *1.98eTot&1 York. It is said that the tobacco in where exposed roots were killed a should be allowed to pass through

rainfall.T the Vuelta Abajo is going to seed for foot out from the tree, sprouts are that State unless every car has a steam
Trace. lack of attention the U. S. Tobacco the where the
A. J. MITCHELL Observer. says coming up at points heating apparatus. This is presum- .
Journal. "And as to Sumatra, roots were protected by the earth, ably done on account of the fires 'j
the taste is getting to be as fickle as forming a circle wide out around the which twice in I'
once or a year, per- j
the change from one season to another. Like the soldier of France
from in (
The abduction of Miss Darrel! re- haps, originated stoves cars
And as the sales in Sumatra are mostly the tree die-of disease-
mains without a motive. For orange may which are broken up in a collision.
mean- in small lots, the holder is in constant but it never surrenders to the cold. This law also to
ingless, diabolism this takes the clumsy applies ex- \
pure fear lest the balance might be left The should let all most of
on or
grower cars in a train. The
lead of all crimes committed in Flor- press passenger \j
his hands on account of the change as these sprouts grow throughout the Southern not
ida And will for Express cars are equip-
yet. some
argue "
the abolition of capital punishment. to color and spots. summer. The tree is making a des- ped with this steam heating apparatusand

perate effort to recover its lungs and they have to be unloaded in Wash- .

A dash of potash and bone in the get its breath. Hundreds of trees ington and the berries forwarded In j

The agricultural fair at Golden soil now will give the Le Conte pears have not drawn breath for a year. other cars, hence this delay and a con- t

Rod, Orange county, is like the character next summer and make They may be smothered if not helped. sequent deterioration. It has al- i

mimosa, it grows close to the ground. them worth eating. From our per- The earth should be scraped back un- ready caused the growers at Lawtey a I

The sum of $2.55 turned the scale sonal experience we believe that the til sound wood is reached, or better loss of $400 or $500; they know this

between bankruptcy and solvency and regular use of mineral fertilizer still, dug away down to the taproot, by the differences in prices which

paid its indebtedness. And vet, like lengthens the pear season fully a to permit sprouts to come up from the they receive when cars happen to have t

that sensitive flower, it is a true prod- month and makes the Le Conte pearso fountain head. We hope every orange the apparatus and go through on time. I

uct of the soil, as every agriculturalfair good for all purposes that there is grower will read Mr. Adams' Way," Mr. C. L Myers, the superintendent ,

ought to be, and not like the really no need for a summer apple in on another page. of the Southern Express Company, t

poppy, thrust up into unsavory notoriety Florida. It will keep it good until states that the cars are being furnished ,

and gaudy with racing and the Kieffer comes in and with these The south-bound trains are crowded with these steam heaters as rapidly as I

gambling. two pears will make a fresh fruit sea- I every, morning with prospectors and possible. Y_ {



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Markets.JACKSONVILLE abandon the sort they are growing now THE
for some good red variety such as Flor-
ida is shipping daily. The Florida berry

FLA., March 20. !looks so inviting that it brings here and FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA
FRUITS AND PRODUCE.in other leading markets more than
Corrected by Marx Bros. double the figures that can be secured for ,

These are average quotations. Extra choice the pale greenish looking berries coming JACI ONVILrj
Iota fetch prices above top quotations, while poor from Texas the past two weeks. The .
lots sell lower. Oldest National Bank in the State.
Strawberries per quart.............. .20 to .25 P. M. KIELY.
Lemons Messina,box............... '.75 CHARTERED 1874.
Apples]bbl...... .. ................... 4-50 New York Markets. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894.By .
English Peas, dried, bo.... .......... I.SO conservative yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the
Peas, Clay bushel........... ....... 1.25 strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands. highest reputation for solidity. ,
Whippoorwill ................... 1.25 Strawberries. We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable
.. Lady...4......_................ 1.75 drafts. on all parts of the world. terms, drawing our own
.. Blackeye..... .................. I.SO We have had a fair supply from Flori- We invite a visit or correspondence looking toward business relations
Brown eye...... ................ 1.25 da; of which the quality is very irregular, favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention assuring you that your
Cocoanuts... .......... .............. 3.75 Demand Most lots of
Peanuts,best brand..... ............. .05 to .o5}$ quiet. are ordinary JAMES M. SCHUMACHER,
Cabbage.Florida each ................. 06 to .08 to simply good quality, and the great R. C. COOLEY
Potatoes New York,bbl............. 1.25 bulk of business is in range of 20 to 35 President. Cashier.
sacks ...................... i-oo cents A few
per quart. fancy large ripe
New York Seed Potatoes- Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Early Rose..... .................. i.35 however, carefully selected and hand-
Hebron...... .................... i-35 some, sold during the week up to 40 to
Peerless.......................... 1.35 50 cents bnt of late 40 has
Dakota Red ............'.?......... i-35 cents become THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIESare .
Chili Red.......... ............... 1.35 top for the finest lots and only a small.
Ten barrel lots, ioc.less. quantity sells that high.
Yellow Onions bbl................... 1.75 offering a fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for of' and
Red Onions, sacks.. ................. 1.50 Potatoes. season 95 96, including a limited supply of
$ggs.-,. ...s..n... .-... .J2to.i3 Bermuda and Havana dull but the
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. light offerings allowed receivers to ad- BOONE'S EARLY TREES AND BUDS

Corrected by Davis &: Robinson. vance prices about 50 cents per barrel. Also Grape Fruit, Tardiffs. Magnum Bonum Mediterranean Sweet Bessie.
Yellow Yams,bush........ .......... .30 to .35 Sweet potatoes dull, but arrivals light common Orange Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca Lemon. Grown, to stakes.Tangerine and
Sweet Potatoes, ...................... .30 and prices hold stocks. Write for prices to All on Sour
Hubbard squash, bbl.................. ISo steady though only. very "
Lettuce.doz........... .................. .08 to .20 : fancy reach outside quotations. XV. ,V. HAXVKiXS: S3 t901 Tt9,
Celery ............ ........-- .30 to .35 Bermuda, No. 1, 4.50 to 5.50; No. 2, Georgetown, Fla
Egg Punta. bbl......................3.00104.00 2.00 to 3.00 Havana No. 1 4.00 to 5.00
Tomatoes, crates, ........................1.5010250 ; ; DAVIDSON &
Sweet Pepper bu ..................... 2.00 Houlton Rose, per dh. bbl, 1.50 to 1.75. ,
Green Beans,crate............... .... 2.00 .
'. Peas,crate..................... 2.00 Vegetables. COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Turnips bunch...... .......... ........ 03 to .06 :. Imports for the week-Bermuda 21 *
Pumpkins, each...........'............ 05 to .10 crates onions and 752 crates of various
Kershaws, each.... ....... ......... .05 to .10 ; : FOR
Parsley,per doz bunches........... .io to .IS Havana 2,089 crates onions and 762 crates HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA FRUITS. i -
Green onions per doz. bunches....... .15 to.25 various; Nassau 805 crates of tomatoes.
Pepper,hot.bushel.................... 1.00101.50 Copenhagen 1,135 packages ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLY VEGETABLES OF ALL KINDS.
Sage well cured lb.................... .25 cabbages. No.
Hens...........__...._.....__...... 30< to .35 Receipts of onions for the week 4,290 20 West Front Street CINCINNATI, OHIO.
Roosters.........._.....__._. .25 barrels. The demand has been fair and
Halfgrown................................. .25 choice bright stock has sold well at New Beets, per dozen, 50 to 75c; New SOMERS BROTHER &
........_ CO.
Turkeys, perpound.rrosa. .10 to .12 ,
Ducks N........_.....N_ ........... .35 steady prices, but poor neglected. Ber- Beans, Green, per box, 3.50 to 4.50; New PITTSBURGH
Geese. ..... _-...................... .35 to .40 muda and Havana onions in light supply Beans, Wax 3.50 to 4.50; Egg Plants, PA.
New Beets per 100..........__ ..... .75 to 1.00 and steady. Florida, fancy, 2.50 to 3 50; Cauliflower, Fruits and Produce
Water Cress, per doz. bunches ..... 25 to .35
Cauliflower doz...................... .75.to 150 Beets are in moderate supply and Florida, 3.00 to 4.00; California, per case, Beeeive and Bell in car load Jots> and smaller
Leeks per doz bunches............... .>5 steady. Florida cabbage sold at 2.50 to 3.00 to 4.00; New Cabbage Florida, per quantities alfEroducta of the Orchard,OardeaJ
Radishes per doz.................... .10 to .20 3.50 until Wednesday, when 2.50 to 2.75 irate, 2.50 to 3.00; Pineapples per dozen, Dairy Hennery and Farm.
Cucumbers crate...... ............... 4.00 Send for little
New Potatoes, per barrel............ 3.00 to 5.00 was accepted, owing to larger offerings, 1.75 to 2.50. Beport our ,Special book.References."Suggestions Stenclli.to Shippers, ,"Market
Spinach per bushel................. .-5 and Friday, with 1,100 crates on Savannah SOMERS BRO. &: Co. Inquiries and etc. all free.
Cabbage Florida ..... ............... .04 to .07 steamer, the market fell to 2.00 to .4F I Correspondence Invited.
Wild Ducks .......... ..... .......... .15 to .35
Rabbits............."'............... .1 2.25, closing weak. Celery in good demand .and V.-G. Protective AssociationEditor
Squirrels..... ....................... .o8 to .10 for fine large but small plenty and Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Bradley Rcdjldd. Eugene B. Redflcld!
Quail ....................... .......... .12%" dull. Lettuce has arrived freely and The Fruit and Vegetable Growers' As-
Doves..........n.........n......... .06 has sold ESTABLISHED 1871.
Salsify, per dozen bunches........... .25 to .30 while fancy well, poor stock is sociation of Lake County met in regular
dull and low. About all the New Orleansare session to-day for the election of officers, REDFIELD & SON,

St. Louis'Market. defective. Beans and peas have been and elected the following by acclamation; Commission
more plenty and lower, with only a few President, Major A. C. Richards, of Lake MerchantsAND
Strawberries-Scarce and firm. Texas express lots reaching outside quotations. El Dorado; Vice-President, James West- -
sold at 3.00 to 4.00 per 6-gallon case, Fancy tomatoes scarce and high, but the brook, of Lake Nettie; Corresponding and
and fancy at 5.00. Florida quiet at 35 market is burdened with poor stock from Recording Secretary, H. W. 0. Margarypro Fruit Auctioneers

cents per quart. Oranges-Demand very Havana Key West and other points, and ( tem.) ; Treasurer, Dr. J. W. McDowell 141 Doek Street, ,
fair. California navels, 3.00 to 3.50 per such are neglected and low. ; Membership Committee, W. H. Mil- Philadelphia, Pa.
We handle all kinds
of Fruits
box; seedling, 2.25 to 2.75; Mexican, 3.00 Beets, Florida, per crate, 1.50 to 1.75; ler, J. C. Russ, J. H. Hines. either at private sale(which has and heretofore Vegetables been,
to 3.25. Tomatoes-Florida sell readilyat per 100 bunches, 3.00 to 6.00; Bermuda, Resolved,That all those who have taken our custom)or by the auction system (recently:
3.50 to 3.75 per 4-basket crate. Dam- per crate, 1.25 to 1.50; New Orleans, per 1 part in the former proceedings of this added to our business) as you may desire.

aged stock less. Cabbage-Steady. Hol- 100 bunches, 2.50 to 5.00; Cabbage, Florida Association be considered as members,
land seed, 40.00 per ton; good; to choice new, per barrel-crate, 2.00 to 2.25; and they are hereby to be considered as
I flat, 20.00 to 30.00; California, 1| to 1 t Danish, per 100, 6.00 to 8.00; Celery, Cal- members on signing the by-laws,without QUICK WORK
cents per pound; New Orleans 1.50 to ifornia, per dozen stalks, 50 cents to 1.25; further election. ,
2.00 per crate; Florida, 2.30 per crate. New Orleans, 50c to 1.25; Florida, 50c to Letters from various parts of the county In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg
On orders-Choice, 2 cents per pound. 1.25; Cauliflower,California,per case, 1.50 were read, largely signed, expressing full etables shipped to us is our motto. WE
Lettuce-Louisiana sold at 2.00 to 2.50 per to 3.00; Eggplants, Havana, per box, 4.00 sympathy with this Association and asking GIVE FIRST GOODS PLACE SENT BECAUSE US BY WE GROWERS NEVER

barrel. New potatoes-Choice Floridasalable to 5.00; Lettuce,New Orleans, per barrel to be considered members of it. BUY OURSELVES. They are protected
at 3.00 to 3.50 per bushel box. 2.00 to 4.00; Florida, per half-barrel Adjourned to meet again at the next by our 40 years experience without standing
Beets-Choice orders 1.00 bar- basket 1.00 to 4.00 Charleston the 21st. i ing a dollar. Enquire as to our
on per ; per regular meeting on Saturday and financial stability which any bank or
rel; new Southern, 25 to 40 cents per bushel basket, 75c to 1.25; Peas, green, COR. merchants having mercantile reports canverifythen
dozen bunches. String Beans-Florida Florida per crate, 1.00 to 4.00; String Eustis Fla., March 7, 1896. try us-WE BELIEVE OUR

salable at 3.50 to 4.00 per bushel box. beans, Florida, 1.00 to 3.00; Tomatoes, your METHOD name WILL for our quotations.SATISFY YOU.Stencil Send and
Cauliflower-California quotable at 4.00 Florida, per carrier, 1.50 to 3.50; per A Good-Sense Book for Sensible cards free. Letters promptly answered.

to 450 per crate. CucumbersLouisiana crate, 1.50 to 3.00; Key West, per carrier, Planters.
sell at 75 cents to 1.50 per dozen. 1.55 to 3.00; per peck box, 25 to 5Oc; Ha- Those planters who wish the latest information FRENCH & CO.,

Celery-Demand very good; California i i.i, vana, per carrier, 1.00 to 2.00.BA'rl'ERSON. about seeds, presented in a
75 cents to 1.00 per dozen; New Orleans, &: Co. straight-forward, matter-of-fact way, 116 Warren St,, New York.

35 to 60 cents. will be gratified by the practical good ESTABLISHED 1855.
I Texas berries received yesterday were sense evidenced in Gregory's Seed Cat-
only partly sold. Today they were not Pittsburg Market. alogue for 1896. The purpose of this
moving. Peddlers are the only buyersthey book is to help the planter in the choiceof

and are doing nothing today on account Florida strawberries are arriving in seeds best adapted to the conditionsof plants seeds can obtain a copy free of
of the stormy, wintry weather. small lots and selling steadily. Florida his particular locality, and it prob- postage upon application to J. J. H.
', These berries offered at 1.00 to 1.25 for tomatoes of extra fancy quality command ably contains descriptions of a. greater' Gregory & Son, Marblehead, Mass. ,
24-quart cases. Texas growers will haveto extreme prices; small, mixed,green variety and more new varieties of seeds, who are the oldest and largest seed
, find some different variety if they wishto and ripe stock not wanted. New Florida than any other catalogue. It gives growers in New England, aud one of
I succeed in raising strawberries for the beets are wanted. Fancy beets are in plain, useful information in place of the best known firms in the entire
Northern markets, for the lightcoloredberry demand. Fancy egg plants active. Cauli- chromos, and hard facts instead of fan- country. Their business was establishedin
now coming from that quarter is not I flower is steady: Strawberries, SO.to 50c; ciful descriptions. It is a work worthyof 1856, and its growth has been contin-
desirable." The foregoing from the Chicago Tomatoes, Florida per crate, 3.00 to 3.50; the reputation of the firm that pub- uous and healthy. There is probablyno
Trade Bulletin of last Wednesday ordinary, 1.00 to 1.50; Lettuce, New Or- lishes it, and one that cannot fail to win section of the country where Greg-
agrees with the advice given the Texansin leans Head, per barrel, 3.00 to 3.50; Hot- the approval and appreciation of all] ory's "Home Grown" Seeds are not

this column last Sunday. They must house per half bushel basket, 50 to 65c; I farmers and gardeners.. Any one who sold and planted.
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Southern Forage Crops. saccharine varieties and syrup or su

gar can be made from the juice, PECANSED: CORN
The production of forage and hayon
it the Orangesare
Southern farms is greatly on the many prefering to sugar cane
for this Milo maize also
, increase and the importance of such purpose.
f under this head but is average
is just beginning to be appreciated comes grown 40 to pound often 25 to pound. The best quality,
crops for stock only. The cultivation is the guaranteed to bear and pay in five years. Pronounced heavy feeders of Potash.
ahead of all others by Agricultural Departments -
KAFFIR CORN. same as for Kaffir corn.SPANISH and Horticultural Societies all over the Potash exerts a marked influ
United States. First-class one-year trees, with
This is one of the non-saccharine PEANUT.In whole roots,only 82 for 10; 84 for 27(foracre); : ence on the quality and quantity -
J2Hc by hundred; special prices in large lots.
sorghums and has been grown in the this we have a combination of Our FARMER'S PRIDE FIELD CORN im- I ; of the fruit. Florida soils
proved by us 25 years. Shells over one pound tothe
South for several years in a small hay and grain. Can be grown on ear; pure white kernels,nearly i inch long, being largely deficient in Pot-
way by a few. Attention has been almost any soil and furnishes good % inch wide; guaranteed to produce nearly one-
fourth more grain land than known. ash of
on same : any a heavy application
called to it lately by the agriculturalpress hay from the tops and the nuts are Our WONDERFUL PEAS are a wonder. Bear a

of the country as avaluabb readily eaten by all kinds of stock. Is three soil-improver.times as much Only takes as ordinary four quarts kind.to Great plantan fertilizer containing not less

plant for sections of country liable to of short, stocky upright growth and acre. We made 30 bushels per acre this yearon than 12% ofActual

drought. The seed ar grain is of the grown; for hay is much preferable to 2 5c.common; pounds land., $t, postpaid Price: Corn: peck.or Peas$i; ,bushel%pound 13.,

same size as sorghum and its general the long running kinds. Land should .irculars.by freight giving or express.full de ription.Order now Address, or send for Potashshould

cultivation is the same. It grows from be prepared the same as for common CAROLINA SEED AND PECAN CO.,
three to five feet in height and will peanuts, except that they may be 130 W. :Fourth St., Winston,N C.
.made. The best
produce grain on land that it wouldbe planted one and a half by three feet,

folly to plant corn on. It with Can be planted any time after dangerof groves in the state will bear

stands drought to a remarkable extent frost up to the 15th of July.-H. G. loridaOranges testimony to these facts.Our .

and it is safe to say that the yield of Hastings, in Southern Ruralist. Lan d s pamphlets are not advertising circulars boom.

grain per acre is double that of corn ----. log special fertilizers,but are practical works,containng -
i latest researches on the subject of fertilization,and
under the conditions. There is
same art really helpful to farmers. They are sent free for
no waste to it, the leaves, stalk and How to Improve Corn. the ukiag.X ',
grain all being available for stock Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: jResorts 93 Nassau St.,New York.

feed. It is especially valuable for Noticing a communication from C. It

poultry feed for fattening.In K. Macquarrie under the head of Corn, nvestments

our opinion there is not a farmerin I think it is well taken. In the Western L

the South Atlantic or Gulf States States corn is king, and I cannot see :Developments AL QDRAYERGALYANIZLD

who would not be benefitted by growing why it should not take its place next

a crop of it. It should be sown in to cotton in the South. All we lackis Attractions [ $4.00

drills three feet apart at the rate of a seed adapted to the climate. To j5> Address, SOLID COPPER,$6.50Ion
All Want this Catalog.
six pounds per acre anytime after improve a Northern seed sufficient for
ImprovementsAutomatic -
G. D.
the first of March in Florida and along the southern climate will take at least \ Agitator etc. Will
e GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT spray trees 20 ft. high. We
the Gulf coast and two or three weeks ten years. 'are the largest manufacturers -
later in sections further north. It Corn has been my hobby for over THE TROPICALTRUNK LINE, I L. and sell the most. We
the originators of low
iJ; are
can be planted up to July. Of the twenty years. When I located in JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA. prices in Knapsack Spray-
two varieties white and red there is Florida four ers. Just send for our illust
years ago the first of Agents wanted.. catalog. never mind stamp.
no difference except in color of thegrain. April, I found a ten acre patch of LESOX SPRAYER CO.15 West St. Mttsfleld,Mm.

corn that looked very sickly. I ---
If cut at time seed heads begin to thought it was yet time to plant corn.

form a first crop of forage can be After making inquiry for some seed I Why not be your

made and a later crop of forage and found an old nigger that claimed to i for them- J?

grain in the fall. have some good seed at one dollar per get them. plant"ftliem. the wn Middle-man
They are
PEARL OR CAT-TAIL MILLET, bushel. I ordered a bushel. Upon standard seeds every Pay but one profit between maker and

An old standby in the South and examination found it no better than a where; sown by the user and that small Just one.
second-class nubbin in the West. In largest planters in the world. Our Big 700 Page Catalogue and Buyers
produces a rank growth rich
on or Guide tl at It's possible. Weighs
Whether you plant 50 square feet proves
well fertilized soil. It is best for the mean time I had sent to Nebraska of ground or 50 acres, you should 2i! poancU 1 (!'Oilluctr; dons, describes
and be for a peck which I planted the 15th have Ferry'Seed Annual for t>6. and tellstheone-prat t price! of over 40,000
green forage can cut throughthe of The most valuable book for farmers articles everything you ubC We send It
entire summer; at least long as i iis it June. This yielded about twelve and gardeners ever given for 15cents th t's not for the book but
it bushels to the acre. My native crop away. M ailed free. to of the postage or expressage
cut enough to keep from runningup D. M. FERRY fc CO., pay part
yielded about five bushels acre and keep off Idlon.: You can't get it too
seed heads. It has a record of pro per Detroit, Mich.
and I find it did well to do that, con- quick.
the of
ducing at rate tons
acre in a season of growth of 135 days.It sidering the manner in which it was The Store of All the People

is of tropical origin and is well put into the ground-a little furrow :u-ii6 Michigan\ Ave., Chicago.
adapted to all sections of the South scraped into the ground with the ly. Home treat-

Can be sown anytime after danger o;f "Dixie." About that time I was ready I CANCER E knife menUzoto cr plaster S.5. No DIETZ DRIVING LAMP.

frost is in drills two feet to sell out and leave the country, DK. JOHN I!.
past part,
could I have found HARRIS, Fort A Driving Lamp that gives a brill
a purchaser at
seed the of
using at rate eight poundsper Payne,Ala.
acre. half price. But I found that the fools cant light and will not blow nor jar out

were about all dead, and that I must That is the kind offer
TEOSINTE. universal practice in the South i in you.
make the best of a bad
Another tropical forage plant from The bargain. drills and the same seed over and Price, 83.5O.
next season
Central America that should be on my corn cropyielded over again.Speaking. Delivered anywhere in U. S. or Canada

every farm for a green feed. Its yield and has about been improving twenty bushels per acre I, of razor backs. I sent Satisfaction

is enormous. It should be planted i in could improve seed. annually I think, as Mr. North last spring for a pair of Poland t s Guaranteed

hills the same as corn ahd cultivatedin my China pigs, which arrived in due
Macquarrie wrong when he thinks it a Send for bookFree.R.
much the same manner. Cuttingcan time. About ten days ago the
good plan to follow corn after
begin when the plants are two fee It may do in Florida, but in Nebraska corn. .I female came to the front with eight .E.DIETZ COMPANY

high and continued through the sum as fine pigs as I ever saw in any coun-
I run a one acre patch of land downin
mer. As the season advances new try. I have also a fine lot of half and

shoots come out from the root, and that nine it years by rotating it with corn three-quarter breeds that will bea HEw YOfK
so would not raise five bushelsof
there is a recorded instance in PolkCounty Silvers' pig all hollow.
Florida where shoots common nubbins per acre. I gave B. SILVIS. !
; 87 were it the same quantity of fertilizer that I
produced from one root. C. A gave the balance of the land along- Tallahassee, Fla., March 10, 1896.

Bacon of Ormond had a crop tha side. .
after first cutting made growth at the
I think corn should be rotated with The boom is
rate of five inches day. on for Miami, and i in erS
per .
The seeds are exceedingly hard and I oats on cotton, or some other crops, six months it bids fair to be larger

should be well soaked before planting and every two years the seed shouldbe than any east coast town south of St TURKEYS BY ThE ACRE

changed, from clay land to sandyor Augustine. They already have a bank The five
then planted in moist ground. February Hustler gives a view of a acre
the reverse. Corn needs plenty of and other business houses are goingup Turkey: Park, Fenced with Page from which over two
SORGHUM. thousand fine tirls we shirred; last fall. Send for
ventilation and should be in
planted as fast as locations can be secured free copy. i

Early orange and early amber are I checks. Never in drills. I find it a -Daytona Gazette-News. I I PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian, Mich.i .



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reason why the Florida farmer shouldnot JOHN L. MARVIN,

sow this a staple crop no less regularly T. BAYA,President.H. THOS. W. CONRAD, -
than the Kentucky farmer does Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
his clover. It is, in fact, the clover of CAPITAL $100,000.

Florida even more than the cow-pea.
We saw only the other day in Alachua '
I county a mow full of this Florida clover

/ ? : cured as bright, green and appetizingto ,
a cow as any clover we ever saw in JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

pf t y the. North." Respectfully solicits you Deposits, Collections and Genera
So rapidly has this forage plant come Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
y r'y into favor in the South that every yeara -

great many farmers have been unableto INVITED.
procure the seed,because the supplywas
exhausted long before they made J3IREJOTORS

their order.It John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,
requires six to eight pounds of the H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald, .
cleaned seed to sow an acre, and six- Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,
a Is teen pounds of the seed in the hull. Dr' H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.

An early sowing of the cleaned seed

will produce .a. crop of fodder sufficiently FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
Desmodlum Molle -- FlorIda Clover-- early, if cut about bloomingtime

Beggarweed.We for a heavy crop of seed cloverto .
grow from the stubble to reseed the
An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
give above an illustration of this ground and furnish fertilizer for a po- best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL$300(0)).
plant, destined to be to the Southern tato or corn crop the following year. BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply, boxes and paper on
order. Write for price list and terms.
farmer of more value than red cloverto An application of phosphoric acid
the Northern agriculturist, from the and potash will greatly increase the GEO. R.FAIRBANKS,,President. D. GREENLEAF Vice-Preaident.
fact that it and of seed ALBERT M.IV S Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER, ecretary.DIRECTORSOeo.it. .
analyzes more protein (mus- of production
growth plant : .
Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G.Hill, Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
cle and flesh-formers) than the redS but it has the ability to draw the nitro- Hlllsboro Co.; John Fabyan,Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange (,o.; D. Greenleaf, Duval Co,; ;
J. D.Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.: F. G.Sampson, Marion Co.; C. V.Hillyer i
clover in food for stock that it
pro- gen it needs from the air, and as oftenas Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E.! Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. Moreman St.
' duces greater tonnage to the acre than will deposit a surplus in the Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.;Irving Keck,Polk Co.Addrese'all ...
correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville Fla, Stencils,
red clover, and that as a legume it with full packing and snipping instructions furnished on application.
posses all the capacity of clover, cow- soil.It is by the use of just such a crop I

peas and other legumes from drawing that the poor or worn out farms of the JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
nitrogen from the atmosphere, and in South can be brought up to a pro ,

vine and root securing that costly fer- ducing capacity that will pay the farmer -
tilizer, worth 17 54 cents per pound, in for his work. There is nothing that Grocers and Commission Merchants

the soil. will restore a worn-out cotton farm
It is adapted to thin soils and a hot quicker; there is nothing that will cut DEALERS

climate,growing where alfalfa, crimson down fertilizer bills for your orange Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
clover and red clover have practicallyfailed grove, peach, pear or plum orchard

and has proved a substitute for better than this. Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.
anyone of those valuable products in There have been a number of fail-

in all of the Gulf and Southern sea- ures in getting a stand after sowing.In Jaoksonville, JMorida.

board States where they will not grow, every instance where we have defi-
both as fodder for stock and renova- nite information, it comes from too
tion of the soil.Ve append the following early sowing. The most successful PRICE-LIST WHISKIES:

; description is obtained where both MANONGAHELA RYE.....................$t so CABINET BOURBON.... ............... ..|6 oo
: germination PARKER...... .................. ........... l5 J. MARTIN RyE.....................-....... 3 00
"As a hay plant, green forage and soil and air are hot and moist. Seed ORANGE VALLEy.................. ...... i oo VIRGINIA GLADES......................... 4 00 _
'/ land-enricher it is SPRING VALLEy......... ................. 2 so OLD BOURBON.................... ..... 500
, unequaled by any should be sown broadcast and har- BALTIMORE CORN....................... 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................. 5 oo.
j plant grown. It often grows to a rowed in. It is cheaper to use the NORTH CAROLINA CORN... ............. 2 so OLD BAKER......... ......................500
CLIFTON CLUB............. ............. 300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE............_.. 600
height of ten feet, but a heavy stand cleaned seed, as with this you get all .

( dwarfs the height and makes better perfect seed, while with the rough you JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 25C; two gallon, soc; three gallon 7SC. Remit by post-office
money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
hay. Horses, mules, cows and sheep it good and not.
may get you may
complete price-list of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application.
will eat nothing else so long as they. Anyone paying over forty cents a peck
can obtain it. Horses and mules leave for the average rough seed offered getsa JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

corn and oats untouched until the last poor bargain.In .

bit of beggarweed hay has disappearedfrom reply to inquiries as to "Giant"

the manger. It will fatten stock beggarweed, we would state that we KAFFIR SEED CORN FOR SALE
quicker than all the grain they can eat. have made considerable inquiry, and ,

I As the darkeys of Middle Florida say, fail to find any difference. Any beg- ]BRAISED; HERE IN FLORIDA.
1 De old broken-down hoss dat don't garweed grown on the stronger soils
: I raised fifteen to twenty thousand grains aud over to the one grain planted and saved the
fatten on beggarweed is past prayin'foh. makes "giant" beggarweed. We have CHOICEST HEADS FOR SEED. This is not the miserable Sorgo,broom-corn trash that has been
.' It can be sown broadcast in the seen plenty of it this past year in pine palmed off through catalogues heretofore on us suckers,but I WILL WARRANT EVERY SEED
corn-fields at time of last working, and land orange groves from ten to twelve Plant from now till in July and raise double the{train and fodder that you can from any other
of far nutritious Ruralist. crop. I will send enough seed prepaid of either variety to plant one acre for 81 ; two acres,
give a crop hay more feet high.-Southern 81.75; four acres, 83.
than the best timothy''hay from -.,.---
the North, or can be sown as soon as Kaffir corn will grow in any soil, in WM. L. ORANGE, MANNVILLE, FLA.

warm weather begins and cut twice. any climate, and in either wet or dry
The clean seed will germinate at any seasons, with the minimum of care ESTABLISHED 1883.

time in the spring or summer, but the and cultivation. For fodder or grainfor

rough seed does not germinate before stock, hogs or poultry, it is the

June if sown early. The cleaning pro- equal of corn or oats. Ribera Pecan Grove} dillON Pecan Nurseries
cess is the entire removal of the outer Smaller farms and more intensive ( ,
will better results. Ten
hull. farming bring
The editor of the Florida Farmer acres fertilized and irrigated,will return

and Fruit-Grower, on receipt of a.sam- more for the labor and fertilizer than Paper-Shell Pecans- .. One-Year-Old Trees, 1896.
ple of the seed, thus describes it: the same spread over twenty acres.
PECAN TREES,6 to 18 inches high entire tap-root.at.5 cents
' One-ycar-old Paper-shcll
It is a very pretty seed, remindingone Wheat, oats and corn are better egg 2010 0 0 per tree i $3 per hundred; $2$ per thousand. Terms,cash with order- Mon Order
a great deal of red clover seed in producers in the poultry yard than the on Bagdad Postoffice preferred Postage must accompany orders to be hipped bmatt,
or same will be deducted from the order. Shipments as directed; in absence of direr ttions will ship .
size and color; plump and heavy in largely advertised egg-producing nos- by Express. t
the hand, with the gloss of freshness trums. If the hen has the range of fiSTNo Responsibility After Shipment.

I and-soundness. With a home-made the farm she will find her meat in the P. 0. Box No.4.
seed sower in front of him, we see no insects she captures. ARTHUR BROWN, BAD DAD, FLORIDA.



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Questions in Dairying. tale; of ignorance or carelessness. STUMP PULLERS. BLACK BEST BREED for the South,
: Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: Pure blood and safe transit
"There is but ESSEX guaran-
one to temper Warranted do I
r way to the
teed. For circular address ROSE-
Can you give me any information: cream properly, and that is in the hot work of ten men. PIGS LANDPLANTATIONBainbridgeGa.
in regard to separators for cream? water bath. ( SMITH free. IMPLEMENT COMPANY, 2-29-4

Where they can be had, which is the "Have a larger can than the cream 3-21-jm Sedalia, Mo. BLACK 1\IINORCAS AND BROWN
Eggs for hatching from choice stock
best, and if they can be had in different can and have ready a long wooden SALE-IMPERIAL DWARF $t for 15. Boiled bcefand bone for poultry, $2.25

r sizes so that a person with a few paddle a thermometer anda FOR Suckers, 85 per 100,$40 per 1000, per hundred. ISLAND POULTRY YARDS (C. H. ,
, f.o. b., cash with order. H. H. WILKINSON, JACQUES). Fernandina, Fla. 2-22-5
cows can use one as well as he who clean
towel. Fill the larger can Rockledge, Fla. 3-21-sm.

runs a creamery? Any informationyou about half full of hot water, (but not JERSEY RED PIGS.-A FEW JERSEY
xTANTED--POSITION AS WORKING for sale. Aged two to ten months.
the will
can give me on subject
boiling), then set in the cream can V V Housekeeper, by middle-aged lady with Males and females. Bred from good stock. Prices
be gratefully received. and instantly begin stirring one child. The country preferred. References from $4 to $:o. O. CLUTE, Experiment Station,
given. Address THIS OFFICE. 3-14-tf. Lake City, Fla. 2-22-tf
SUBSCRIBER. the paddle, so none of the cream .

Leesburg, Fla.Separators next the tin will get overheated. The FOR ,ALE--CASSAVA dollar CANE FOR FOR SALE.-THE HOME PLACE OF
one per one hundred feet. GEO. H. Turnley, at Lake Weir, Fla. Five-room
are made adapted to as water must raise as high as the cream W. FARNHAM, Lake Maitland, Fla. 3-21-2PRIME cottage, stables etc., all in good repair. Addressor

small herd five The does all will be call on JOHN L. CARNEY, Lake Weir, Fla.
a as cows. one so equally heated. CASSAVA CANE, PER IIUN-
most recommended is the DeLaval "Have wire attached ,one dollar. Hastings'Indian Red-
a light to your Cob
Corn, best, peck cents
per fifty freight or
SALE cash.time trade
manufactured at 74 Cortlandt street, thermometer and lower it to the mid. express; quart, twenty-five cents, mail,postpaid. FOR and timber lands.or E. RUMLEY,orange, Keuka groves,,

New York. The United States Sep- die of the cream can occasionally. A. Z ARMOUR, Panasoflkee, Fla. 3-14-3 Fla. 3-H-l6t

arator is also very highly spoken of by Hold it there a few moments then THE best.NEW Sold SOUTH on trial.CULTIVATOR Satisfaction IS SEND DESCRIPTION AND PRICE OF

the Cornell take out and guar- for sale or exchange to L. W. KER- .
University Experiment wipe quickly, so as to anteed. Prices reduced. Send for circular T. VAN, 30 West Twenty-ninth street, New York,
Station. Write to the Vermont Farm clean the glass. K. GODBEY, Waldo, Fla. 3-14-3- Flonda Real Estate and Exchange Office. 2-22-8

Machine Company, Bellows Falls, Vt. "The moment the cream is of right FOR SALE-AN IDEAL IIO3IE, NEAR CORN.-THE EARLIEST AND

The of is well shownin Fifty acres; comfortable house. SEED all-round field corn in the South. Nearer
utility separators temperature, lift out the can, stir for One thousand bearing fruit trees. Suitable for weevil-proof, and than
more prolific other.
the following extract from a little a few moments longer, cover with a dairy Monticello farm.,Fla.Terms easy. J. H. GIRARDEAU, Well adapted to any kind of soil. Per any bushel,

book lately published, entitled "Dairy-clean towel and put where it will remain 3-14-3 including sack, f. o. b., $1.25 ; per half bushel,
7 c.; per peck soc. J. B. SILVIS, Tallahassee,
ing for" Profit, or the Poor Man's at exactly the same temperature BANANA SHRUB. Small, SWEETEST trees, by mail FLOW-30c. Fla. 2-22-5

Cow: till fit to churn. each; four for 81. F. TRUEBLOOD, Archer, Fla.
"I confess to a love of the old way "Of this fitness or ripeness much YAM, A PERFECT SUB- in Florida. In good soil,eleven

-the rows of shining pans in the 'has been said or written, while the TROPICAL Irish potato. 20c. per dozen, feet half high.what seedsmen And we have charge.the seed PALMASOLA for sale at STORE just
postpaid. TROPICAL NURSERY Avon Park Fla.
cool truth is that de COMPANY, Palmasola, Fla. 2- -4
quiet dairy; the rich look of the only experience can 3143WHO 29

golden cream, and, most decidedly, cide. Twenty-four hours has been WANTS THE BUSINESS 17'OR HALE, 100,000 CHOICE TOMATOPlants

to the thick cream that will hardly 1 fixed as the right time, but it is often Nursery stock,consisting of twenty. ,Livingston's Beauty mostly' at (i.oo
five thousand trees, Sour Sweet and Grapefruit. perthousand, f. o. b. Plants six to twelve inches
pour out on my porridge or my straw more and often less. Stir two or Seedlings, in fine condition for budding this high. Cash with order. THE ELOISE FRUIT
three times spring, for sale very cheap. V. B. WEBSTER, AND VEGETABLE Co., Winter Haven. Fla. tf
berries, cream that can be got in no a day and watch closely, Fort Meade, Florida. 3-14-4.

other way than by shallow setting; and you will hardly fail in hitting the THREE FINE LIGHT BRAHMA COCKS
SALE --ONE HUNDRED AND at $2 each. Mrs H. WELLES, Satsuma -
and I have made just as much and I right degree of sourness or ripeness. FOR I acres choice Orange and Vegetable Florida. 2-22 5

just as good butter from shallow set But before you put it into the churn, Land, quarter of a mile from steamer landing,
south side Caloosahatchee river, Lee county. BUDWOOD.-SEND IN YOUR ORDERS
ting, when temperature and everything try it again with the thermometer to Post offices, church: schools stores within two i delivery. Jaffa, Centennial,
insure its miles. Orange crop unhurt in Lee county. H. 'Hart's Tardiff, Meditteranean Sweet, Maltese
else was exactly right. Butthat being just right, for nothing G. BURNETT, Avon Park, Fla. 3-7-3 Blood, Homosassa, Majorca, Nonpareil, and Navel
'when' tells the whole story. It is a greater source of vexation and are$5.00 per 1,000, or 750 per 100; Dancy
CASSAVA, ENOUGH TO PLANT Tangerine, Satsuma, Amory's Blood, Pierce's
is simply impossible to control these trouble than churning at a wrong I GIANT with full instructions, for 84.00. Ruby, DuRoi Blood, Royal and Improved Pome-
Bronze Turkey Eggs, setting of nine 50c. los, and Eureka, Sicily, Genoa and Lamb's
surroundings, and they are not justright t temperature. If the cream is too hot, Box 10, Pomona, Fla. 3-7-3 P.O. Lemons are $7.50 per 1,000. delivered. Budwood

more than one-fourth of the time, the butter is spoiled; if too cold, you guaranteed free from White Fly, and true to

and, therefore, we wisely take to the may churn in vain for hours and lose FANCY 187.POULTRY';. Fifteen varieties YARD,of ESTAB- name.County, W.Florida.K. TRIMBLE, Braidentown, Manatee 2-15-4

creamer which does all this for us your temper and your time." fowls. Stock for sale and eggs for hatching.pure-bred Incubator
... eggs, $q per hundred. ALBERT FRIES, SALE.-Fine lot of six-year-old Grapefruit -
and gives uniform ---- 4. --
us a product. St. Nicholas, Fla. trees will be sold cheap. Seminole Nur-
Still better is the centrifugal machineor True Happiness. 3-7-3 sery, with good stock of Sweet. Sour and Rough
Brother White of the Journal of QTRAWBERIir PLANTS.--NOW IS Lemon for spring budding. Forty-acre farm,
separator, as it is called, which O the time to set for good runners. I have too,- 1,400 trees in grove, will be sold cheap. Family
the and milk Commerce, quaintly says: No more ooo Alabama Newmans and 5000 Clouds broken up. Come and see me, or address V. B.
separates cream as soon
WEBSTER, Fort Meade, Fla. 2-8-4.
mistaken idea was ever entertainedthan cheap for cash. G. W. JENNINGS, Lawtey,
as the milking is done, and more Florida. 374WANTED
that external circumstances de UXTRA CLEANED BEGGARWEEDSEED.Sow
thoroughly, all the year round, than from six to ten .
termine one's TO EXCHANGE, ON AC- pounds ptracre.
or unhappiness. -
can be done in any other way. poor health,nice fruit and vegetable Forty cents per pound, postpaid; ten pounds or
As large a proportion of the farm, near Waldo, Florida for stock ofgrocei over f. o. b., twenty-five cents per pound. Write
"This mode saves the washing of rich are discontented and dissatisfiedas I es. Address J. J. SNYDER, Waldo, Fla. for prices on large quantities to EXCELSIOR SEED I
tins and FARM, Edgar, Putnam County, Fla. a-8-tf
many saves all the ice usedlor
the poor. God, who brought plentiful FIRST-CLASS HAY PRESS, CHEAP
deep setting. The only disadvantage refreshment from the smitten exchange for orange nursery SAVE MONEY by buying Pear, Peach,Plum,
seems to be in the hand laborof trees. WILLIAMS & HUBBARD, Crescent City, Orange, Ever bearing Mulberries, '
rock in the wilderness, can give us Florida. 3-7-7 Japan Plum, and other fruit trees, from first
turning the machine where ands. Catalogue free. J.Ii.GtRARDEAIIbiont- '
peace and joy amid afflictions and de \V.
L YERVAN 30 WEST TWENTY- cello: Fla. 2-1-6 =
steam power is used; but even this privations. And He who caused the Ninth street, New York. Agency for sale
cannot outweigh the advantagesof and exchange of Florida property. Send full WO/v'DERFUL-Nitrogen! traps for soil en-
many fruitful land to become barren, may description' price and terms of what you wish to rnw-peas, I
the separator. sell. 3-7-5 the cheapest fertilizer known. Send for price-
bring woe to our hearts when all 1
list. J. H. GIRARDEAU, Monticello, Fla. 2-1-6
"When the is drawn off
cream you around us is beautiful and unclouded FOR SALE--A SHIPMAN TWO-HORSE ,

are again at the mercy of the atmosphere God engine and pump. Capacity pump, BRONZE TURKEYS, Langshan and Indian W.
not only "giveth 2,500 gallons per hour. Both new-never been Fowls and at reasonable
and eggs prices.:
now you must keep your songs in the night," but he is the uncrated. Price much below factory figures Mrs. W. H. Mann, Manville, Fla. 10-12-12
wits about Address Box 112, Sanford. Fla. -
you, for here is where source of all true happiness 3 7 3. .

much trouble in. FOR SALE Two Leon county farms, 480 acres
creeps POINTER PUPS, BEST STRAIN, ONLY 390 acres. Excellent foi stock raising and
"Stir your can thoroughly down t to A. S. Goodbread, a prominent farmer JL 84 apiece. Dr. H. C. FISH, Georgiana,Fla. tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,

the bottom twice a day, or every of Columbia county, last year 2-29-4BUDWOOD Fla. 8-24-tf

time fresh cream is added, and keep laid up 1,200 bushels of corn, 5,000 FOR is the SALE--Drake time to order and Point be CITRUS NURSERY, Parson TREES Brown. AND Stark's BUDWOOD Seedless,

it as cool as you possibly can, (but ono n pounds of pork, 2,000 pounds of lard, ready for the first flow of sap. Get it from budded Jaffa, Tangerine, King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,
bearing trees, fifteen to eighteen years old. Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties
account freeze it) till you have sufficient f 1,000 gallons of syrup, and many L The following varieties on hand : Parson Brown, such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
Harris, Cunningham. Phares, Sanford's Mediter Malta Blood and Centennial. Address
for thousand A. L.
a churning. of
pounds fodder. In
corn ranean. Jaffa, Riverside Navel Drake Star. We Duncan: Manager. Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries -
"Now you must raise it in summerto addition to this, Mr. Goodbread sells also have a limited supply of large Grapefruit Dunedin, Fla. 8-17-tf
buds. Prices of above varieties, $ thousandor
5 per
60 degrees, in winter to 62 to 65, annually at least $1,000 worth of sea 75 cents per hundred, delivered. Address ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in "l,

according to the temperature of the island cotton."CENT'AWORD". DRAKE POINT GROVE, Yalaha, Lake County. We pay freight. Write for our tales r lr;
Florida 2-15-am price-list. E. W Amsden,Ormond, Fla. 7-t-lit
room you churn in. I

"Some people do this by puttingthe COLUMN.RATES. EXPERT TYPEWRITER. REPAIRING IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, to years set '
Typewriter supplies; tretl.i SO in other fruit trees, etc.
moderate prices. Typewriters bought, sold and For sale at sacrifice. Address "
can near the kitchen stove and a The Palms 1
.-Twenty words, name and addresseS ,, exchanged. We are sole Sou.hern dealers in Lane Park.Lake County, Fla
4 29m'lx
then the butter is ruined before it go one week 25 cents; three weeks SO cents Not Densmore "the world's greatest typewriter." i
ing taken for less than 25 cents. GEORGE M. FOLGER & BROS., DeLand, Florida
the LAY-Thereisnotbfnglike
churn. i iBowker's
The side
next to
Advertisements for this column MUST be pre Main office,Atlanta,Ga. 2-29-4 Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor J
stove will be ever so much too hot, Send ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
and no stamps larger than two cents. ANTED--LIVE, ENERGETIC PARty particulars, write E. W.Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
oily while the side
other 1
greasy, Initials and figures count as one word. to handle Densmore,;"the world's great io-i3-tf
is too cool, and the cream will absorb typewriter." Money in it for right party. 1 I
T HAVE THREE THOUSAND POMELOI We rebuild typewriters of all makes; work good Brahma, Barred Plymouth Rock and '
every odor of cooking and kitchen I, JL Seedlings,twelve to thirty-six inches high,averaging as new. Satisfaction guaranteed. GEORGE M. LIGHT Turkey Egg for hatching,$1.00 per i
to reappear in the butter and tell the twenty-four inches. nd very fine for sate.A. FOLGER & BROS., DeLand Fla. Main office, setting. Mrs. C. Gompertt,Lady Lake, Fla. .
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48 to SS hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and

65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston.

OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. *. a.. rs- v' /O 9 r 4 N

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Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class, (25,00; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, {.43-30; (
Steerage,$12.50. 4L'' r '9'4'aA

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion, $47.30 ;
Steerage, $14.23. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:


(Central or coo Meridian Time.) SAFETY! COMFORT! TIME RATES!

City of Augusta.... ........ '0 .................. ............. ... Sunday, March i, ,.00 a. m. l UU II
City of Birmingham ............................................Tuesday, March 3, 8.00a.m. Finest Cuisine and Service. No Transfers Jietieeen Jaektonvllle and New York.
Nacoochee ............... ..... ............................ ............ Friday, March 6, n.ooa. m.
Kansas City........................... ............ ................Sunday, March 8, 12.00 noon The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
City of Augusta ................................ .............. .....Tuesday,March 10, 3 30 p. m.
City of Birmingham ............. .... ............ ............. ...Friday, March 13. 7 00 a. m. "
Nacoochee ..... ................._ .................................. Sunday, March IS..00 a. m.Kansas "Comanche" (new), "Algonquin, Iroquois, "Cherokee "Seminole'NORTH
City................................................. ......Tuesday, March 17, 8.00 p.m.
City of Augusta .............................................. ...... Friday, March 20, 9.00 a. m. -
City of Birmingham............... .................... ..........Sunday, March 22, n.ooa.m. BOUND.Steamers .
Nacoochee .......:.. ............................................... Tuesday, March 24, 2.00 p. m.
Kansas City..................u......................................Friday, March 27 4.oop m. are appointed to sail according to'the tide.
City of Augusta................................. .. .............. J-'unday, March 29, 6,00a.m. From JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (calling at Charleston), ......?.......Sundays Tuesdays Thursdays
City of Birmingham.............. ... ....... ..............,..,...Tuesday, March 31, 7,00 a. m. Erom CHARLESTON, S. C.,.................. ..... ............ .....Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.For .
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. hours of sailing see "Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily papers

Gate City................ ................ ...................... .... Sunday, March i, 7.ooa.m; SOUTH BOUND.Steamers .
, Tallahassee .......................................... ............ Thursday, March 5, lo.ooa. m. are appointed to sail from Pier 29 East River New York at 3 p.m., as follows:
) Chattahoochee ........... .................,....................... March ,
Tuesday 10 300 a. m. ...... .... ... ...
For ................ .. .. ......
i I Gate City. .............. ............................. .............Sunday, March 15, 6.303.m. CHARLESTON, S. C., .Mondays,Wednesdays and Fr days
Tallahassee.......................................................Thursday, March 19, 8.00a.m. For JACKSONVILLE, FLA., (calling at Charleston).. ........ .. ....Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr'days
Chattahoochee............................... ....................... Tuesday March 24, i.ooa. m.
Gate City............................................... .. ......... Sunday, March 29, 6 00 a.m.

( Ships do HOT Carry Passengers.) DE BARY LINE.

City of Macon..............,........................................Tuesday, March 10, 3.30 p.m.
City of Macon ..................................................... Friday, March 20, 8.30 a. m. Jacksonville, Palatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate
I. City of Macon ...................................... ...._.....Monday, March 30, 6.40p. m. Landings on the St. Johns River.The .

: Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers
"Oltv of Jacksonville," AND "Fred'k DeBary,"
# Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida &: Western Railway,
). Florida Central& Peninsular Railroad. Leave Jacksonville, daily except Saturday, at 3:30: p. m. Returning leave San
Through Bills leading, Tickets,and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your ford, daily, except Sunday, at 11. a. m.. Enterprise 9:30 a. m.
: nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
1L I? WALKER,Agent, C. G.ANDERSON,Agent. i Read Down Read Up.
New Pier No.35, North River"New York. City Ezchan Savannah, Ga. Leave 330 p. m ...... .................. Jacksonville ............ ... ...... Arrive 3.30 a. m.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf;Boston .. 8-45 P m. ...................... Palatka................... ..... Leave 9.oop.m.
W. I,JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia. AI 3.00 a. m. .......................... .Astor.... ........................ 4-oop.m
'I W. H. RHKTT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway New York. II 4-30 a m. .................... ......... 51. Francis......................... II .30 p. m.
J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent SaY.,Fla. &:: Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. ...... .... ...... .. ....... ..... .............. re6ford ............"........ ..... AI 1.30 p. m.
J.L. ADAMS, Gen'1 East. Agt. F. C. &: P. R. R., A.DeW. SAMPSON General Agent Arrive 8.30 a. m. ...... .............. .... Sanford............... ........._ ...... to 9.ooa.m,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.W. II 9.25 a. m.............. .....n.. .... Enterprise........ ........ ... ...... 9.30 a. m.
J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W.E.ARNOLD Gen.Tray. Pass. Agt., ...... ..... .... ........ ..............50. Fla. R. R. Wharf.... ............... 11.00 a, m.
WALTER HAWKINS, Fl*. Pass. Agent,
:, New Office, 224 West Bay Street,Jacksonville. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville
1 W. A BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS. A. J. COLE Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York.
M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Bow ing Green, New York.
THEO. O. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green, New York.F. .
WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla. .
r JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street Jacksonville Fla.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville. Fla.

Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,

,, 18 South Delaware Avenne, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.I.WATER -:.


We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of :'

, Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal
: Hay

Cotton Seed Heal Both Bright and Dark. Adapted to all Heads

J 1 From 3 Feet to 2000 Feet.ENGINES .


Yyjert-Illen Pertilher Co. J NITRATE SODA, AND BOILERS

Star Brand Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH
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work built of best material, with parts in.

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. VV SULPHATE POTASH, terchangeable. Carefully inspected before leaving
i works. Pamphlets of either enl Let us know
Orange Tree and Vegetable r KAINIT, Etc what kind of work you want to do. 4

These IERTILIZER.Fertilizers have no superior in the market.and n trial will convince :iiJAMES LEFFEL CO, Springfield, Ohio, UUr
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Q-Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed AGRICULTURAL WEEKLIES

1,000 bushel Texas Red Rust-proofOats:7S; cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 35 cents per DEVOTED TO
u ALINEc pound; Rescue Grass,30 cents per pound. Farm Crops and Processes,

o P. F- WilSON! SEEDSMAN I Horticulture Live-Stock and Fruit-Crowing and Dairying, '

While it also includes all minor departments of
Rural interest, such as the Poultry Yard, Entomology
Bee-Keeping, Greenhouse and Grapery,
GAINESVILLE. FLORIDA. Veterinary Replies Farm Questions and Answers,
Shortest Quickest Most Attractive Fireside Reading, Domestic Economy,and sum
mary of the News of the Week. Its Market Reports -
300 ACRES IN NURSERY. 0 ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS. 0 38TH YEAR.FRUIT are unusually complete, and much attention -
ROUTE is paid to the Prospects of the Crops, as
throwing light upon one of the most importantof
BETWEEN TREES to Florida. all questions-When to Buy and When to Sell.
FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH Specially Adapted It is liberally illustrated,and contains more redding
matter than ever before. The subscription
THE Oriental Pears Japan Plums on Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat, Strawberry REDUCTION year, but we offer a SPECIAL
Florida Central and Peninsular Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens. Camelias 50,000 Palms, in our
10,000 Camphor and Cinnamon trees,Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the largest and CLUB RATES FOIl 1896.
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to Southern
NEW THROUGH ROUTES. horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS! Augusta Ga. No Agents.S Two Subscriptions, in one remittance ....$ 4
Six 10
Subscriptions( ,
York to Jacksonville by
New Florida Pennsylvania R. K. to Wash- Tro Subscriptions, .... 15fSTTo
and all NEW subscribers for 1890,
Railway to * * paying
Northern I Columbia, Florida Central & in advance now, we will send the paper WEEKLY
Air Line. Peninsular to all principal from our receeipt of the remittance to January i,
points in Florida. 1896 without charge. Specimen copies FREE.
Cincinnati to Harriman JunoCincinnati AND WHY ? Address
tion by Queen & Crescent, HE'S S : LUTHER TUCKER & SOX, Publishers,
Harriman Junction to Ashe-
Ashevllle & vile and Columbia by Southern ,
Railway, and Florida
Jacksonville Central&Pensnsular-Colum- FLORIDAState
J bla to Jacksonville.Cincinnati .

Cincinnati and Queen, Southern&; Crescent to Jacksonville R'y to to Chattanooga Ever-by- ti pi I.i I Ri OfI The bicycle only weighs from 19 to 23 Ibs., Agricultural College

Florida)ette,Florida Central & Penin- but he wants the best. It doesn't break down
Limited. sular to all Important Florida lllllm LAKE CITY FLA.
points. ,
you know. Then, again,
Kansas City, Fort Scott &
Kansas City Memphis R.II.to Kansas City NEXT COLLEGE YEAR BEGINS I
JacksonvilleThro'and }to Birmingham Southern RTy T I MONDAY, SEPT. 30 1895.
Line to Peninsular Everette to, Fia.all Fla.Central points.& :IClie Thinks] of Selling Bicycles

Short Line to Du I regular courses, Agricultural
1St. Quoin chanical,Latin-Scientific,Women's,
Holly Sp'gsRoute.. Central City, Memphis to Holly&Sp'gs Birmingham -, and he wants something that is 365 daysahead alent in length studies and honor. Graduates equlv .
of Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A.B.;
J R'y to Everette to Birmingham and F. C.,Sou.&P. 90m D 0 of them all," so he buys a KEATIXG. of other courses,degree of B. S.
A one year's Business Course giving thor-
Sioux City& Chicago to Jacksonville ough instruction in Commercial LawAritfimeUc,
Ill. Cent. to Holly Penmanship and Book-Keeping.
IIoate.Sp'gs, E., C. M. &; B. to Birmingham A year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting -
Sou. R'y to Ever- IF YOU FDliliDW and Telegraphy, fitting students for 6usiness.
ette and the F. C. &;P. : IDEAS g Graduates of these courses receive certificates of

Louis'ille & Nash'ille to River \fF UD2 proficiency.A .
New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only course in Piano Music has been added
To }route with through sleepersJack.o'TlUe under an associate of the Toronto Conservatoryof
between New Orleans and you5ll f ) his and A Music,giving best facilities to students of the
Jacksonville.The Piano, at a reasonable charge.
Postal, Uncle Sam's aid and hare Military Instruction under a graduate of
you our
F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In West Point. The young men are under Military "
Florida running through the IC Catalogue. Discipline similar to West Point. The
Tobacco Regions, College Physician attends all students without
Stock farming and Dairy Section, .* * charge. Lake City is one of the healthiest placesin
Peach and Strawberry Lands, rte America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In
Orange,Banana and Pineapple Country, eleven years there has not been a death at the
Phosphate Belt. KEATING WHEEL CO. College. All courses are open to women. Students 1 J
Has the Silver Spring and not prepared for the Freshman class can I
Other fine Scenery.The enter the Preparatory Department
Great Hunting Country. To all students from Florida tuition is Free in
Beaches the Noted Fishing Ground. HOLYOKE, MASS. all departments except Piano Music. Music
Has the best lands for tillage, greatest variety students pay a reasonable charge. Students
of soils in the State and above all from other States pay(20 a year tuition, music
Runs over the Central Ridgeland Milking Machines. Red's bag?" Sure enough,old Red was extra. Young men beard in the Mess Hall at$ro
month. board with families in
a Young women
,1 Where it is High and Healthy. in a sad plight, and many days of doc- town at $10 to Ifs a month. College year begins
Prosperous towns fill Its route and it
the best freight facilities for any produce offers to What has become of them? Every toring elapsed before she was again in ,September For catalogues 30, 1895. address

the Northern markets. few a new one bobs and the condition.
Send also for the best map of Florida (sent years up, 0. CLUTE, PRESIDENT,
G, free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELL.G.P.A. hand-wearying labor of draining the This was our first and last experience LAKE CITY FLA.

Jacksonville,Fla., cow's udder has promise of relief. But in milking machines, and whenever .

still the old way is in vogue, and we we read of them we smile and remember to the desire for Morphine Dpi*

The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. must conclude that the machines have old Red. D E AT H free um,;Whisky$5 to cure or Tobacco.Morphine Proof or

Ii Offers to ShippersThe not proved a success. No machine has been able to dupli- Whisky habits; $z for curing i

Shortest and Quickest Route In boyhood we had a little experience cate the movement of the hand, or the Tobacco habit. ,-

BETWEEN when four or five cows were our muscles of the calf's tongue, that are TO THE SUFFERERS FROM ij

; FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN share of the night and morning's milk- brought into action in drawing milk

THE EAST AND WEST. ings. One old red cow was a partic- from the cow, and until that is done PULMONARY DISEASES. -

With Improved Ventilated Cars this com- ularly hard milker,and how our hands successful appliances for milking are i.. "
I beg leave to state that I now have a sure cure
Eany_ is the better Orange equipped and Vegetable than ever Crops ever and to did ache before we came to the "strip- not available without injury to the cow. for that dread disease, Pulmonary Consumption *'
You well know that this disease carries off
insure close connections and prompt despatchto pings. One evening a neighbor lad ------ 0 m. --- one-
seventh of the world's .
t erery...year.
all Eastern and Western Markets.
said : "Why don't you use straws?" :Make the soil richer this year with This remedy was discovered in Mexico,and I 1,
Through, oars to destination without have gained possesion of it,and now offer it for
I ; ohange or delay. "Use straws, we exclaimed, "what cow peas and beggarweed, or both. A sale under a guarantee to cure or money re-
1 Perishable freight followed by wire and do you mean?" Why, just insert good crop of hay can be secured from funded,and expect to achieve as great a success j
shippers advised time passing various Junction with i( as I have with my Great Morphine,
points and arrival at destination. straws into that old cow's teats and each by cutting a crop when it beginsto Whisky and Tobacco Cures. Write for full par ,

All adjusted.claims for overcharges and loss promptly they will do the milking." The straws bloom, and a seed crop will come ticulars.is $25 The-$10 price cash of with Wilson's order and ConsumptionCure $rs when i

were procured and inserted, and four up from the stubble. cure is complete. li you have any relatives or
See that your goods are marked friends suffering from this complaint, I would
via F. C. & P. R. R. good streams were soon flowing into Make a plat of your farm and locatethe deem it a great favor if you would call their at-

derslgned For Information: call on or address the un- the bucket. Eureka! we thought; field for cotton, for corn, for pota- sention United to States this. mails No frauds now,are and allowed the fact to that use the we ;

0. B. TAYLOR.Trav.A'gt, Oeala Fla. no more wearisome drawing of milk toes, for cow peas or beggarweed, or have for four years done an immense mail order
'. W. B. TUCKER,Gen. Orlando Fla. business should convince anyone that we can be
from old Red's udder.
G.M.HOLDEN,Trav.A'f.'t.Aft, Leesburg. Fla cane, or kaffir corn, or millet, or rye, relied upon to do as we advertise to do. This
W. R. FULLER;Trav.AVt!: ,Tampa Ma. The next morning the hired man, or oats or other crops. remedy suits all cases. It must go by express. .
Or N.S. PENNINGTON,Traffic Hope this will interest you and prove to be the
Jacksonville,Fla. who was in the yard before us, exclaimed Keep up the price of cotton by means of saving some friend or relative.

W, H. PL 8ANTS, General Freight Agt I What's the matter with old keeping down the acreage. Address, Lock Box 97,N.Laredo WILSON,Mexico,




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