Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title: Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title: Florida farmer and fruit grower
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 28, 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
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System ID: UF00055765:00072
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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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i lSt T'oweraEditor. JACKSONVILLE, 'FLORIDA -id CR 28, 1896. Whole,No.lUG III9ENIo.13 : ';

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Before buying your Stock,Investigate and know 0
Nursery you ale getting. Know'that
L on TRIFOLIATA. you are buying of a not a second or third hand dealer.

I1l; _.'t A Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. THE POMONA NURSERIES-

: (Over 300 Varieties of are the most Extensive in the State and ofler all Home Grown Stock. Peaches Plums r
..i.lac ;. Japan Persimmons, ,Mulberries
Grapes Figs ,Apricots,Almonds,Satsuma and other Oranges and j
Fruits and Ornamentals. Lemons on bOth

Peaches,Pears, Plums, Persimmons- Nuts, Grapes,Roses, etc. ORANGE and TRIFOLIATA STOCKS. '

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

NO AGENTS Catalogue for 1896. An Up-to-date. Horticultural Hand-Book free on application. NO BETTER STOCK. NO CHEAPER., NONE.. SO LARGE. ,,
Correspondence solicited. ,
It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit my Nursery and Experimental Grounds. =:L..0.
GLEN < 'ST. MARY NURSERIES Write. for Catalogue and any information wanted,
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Order your supply now and make sure of it. PRICES:One pound,by mail,40 cents;4 pounds,
'r.so. 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 FRUITCARRNERS
ROUGH B EG GRR WEED ass per pound; 4 pounds,95 cents. By ex- .
{ ,not prepaid,In any quantity,1,5 cents .
MMMMMI, i per pound.
H. G. HASTINGS & CO. SEEDSMEN The Standard of Excellence. .

Send' for Catalogue and Prices from First +lands: ... ;
.. ..9 Send for our Illustrated Catalogue. Soajff S/DfMfc Co. PETERSBURGVA. ::

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1,will sell Fruit Trees r this season- to the planter at wholesale prices. Address, BEST BEE HIVE MADE IS THE .
:0. Riverside Nurseries, Glen St. Mary, Fla. DOVE-TAILED HIVE. r :

Acknowledged superior to all other materials used
RAFFIA for similar purposes. Bold bj the pound. If you We manufacture them 8-and 10-frame,of selected kiln-dried Yellow Pine, and 4

J 'never saw it,get a sample quotations.. sell at a low figure. ,. io :

." .FOR' TYHiI BUDS. AND GRAFTS" -.. THOMAS MEEHAH. &- SONS,. .,Germantown.Pa.. --' ..-.--..-/ J5S?"Get our prices before sending'-Iforth and paying heavy freight bills. ..-. :; :<:o-.
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43"Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list! of Field and Garden Seed : ;
iooo bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats,75.cents per build Alfalfa, or lucerne,2S'cents per i'
best and late varieties of
early Oranges known. Parson Brown true to
,pound;Rescirtf Grass,30 cents per pound.P. WE .
name, from the original tree, 75c.: per 100; $6.00 per 1,000. Harro late, ''i";
IiEED 60c. per 100; $ .OO per 1,000: First-class and ttue to name <.
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> ; Orange Tree, Fruit and Vine; Vegetable, Pineapple, Tobacco, & cE i

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; :' We wish! to emphasize the fact that we make high-grade goods only. The I We have steadily refrain from making any su.ch. goods, although the ,ttr J

e ---:: :?State;: is being flooded just now with new: brands of low-grade fertilizers, manufactured certfage of profit would be very much larger than it is on our high-grade fer 'i

"T'. for the emergency, hard times, arising from the freeze of last winter f tilizers. .

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

t: I 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

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 ,

k "That covers all the points where the profits come in., It will pay better, to I and sickly lot, and the money results will be far better. .

: : The Mapes Company Use Only the Best Materials and in Forms which are the Results of the Ii

r ._ .... Experience of Nearly Half a Century and of Continuous and Costly Experiments. "
: : 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 1

:!' Oc' in the ground when they are freshly mixed. When shipped they are ready for follows: ,

r : 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 J

b: .., : ';. 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 I

; i" :>" grown with poor matenals in poor forms. Common sense must teach us that, judgment, if they wereall put on the same basis Mapes' would sweep the

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"..J The Mapes Company made no bad debts by the freeze and have no goods. On the other hand, they have have been able to make a l large reduc f

; < F, 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. ]

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5- -r.,'. .Ammonia Phosphrto Acid. Patath.
.- ., GUARANTEED ANALYSIS Iapes' Tobacco Manure, Florida Brand . w '. '. ". ''-. 5 to 6. 4 to .5.. 6 to 7.
ti :: : 1:: PRICES FOR THE SEASON OF 1896. ;

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

,.>l'i'. 'Fruit and Vine,' .' ." U H 39.00 1895 at the Florida Experiment Station : '
x' '' Ammonia Avail. Phos.Acid. Total Phot.Add. Fotaifc.
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.'' .., Vegetable, : > ( 40.oo Orange Tree . . 4.67 7.46 11.22 3.81
: K., "' Pineapple, 'U. u.38:00: Fruit and Vine . 3.04 7.06 t 9.55 11.47 ,
:.'-; ..., Tobacco, Ie.' a U 38.00 Vegetable . . 5.91 7.84 10,22 6.. .6S- 1

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-' CHEAP FERTILIZERS. [From New Ertland: Homestead,Dec.28, 1895'] of all three ingredients. It is the concerns that methods for determining approximately the relative -
-. IMPORTANT TO USERS OF FER I, have capital invested in plants that are most availability of nitrogen.and on subsequent
to remain in the business,and are the ones pages is riven report 01 the work done during
:" Prof.: B. B. Voorhees,Director of the New JerMy TILIZERS. I that the long run are likely to look well to the past year oua this pcint."While .
',-:. State Experiment Station,injthe '"Rural New that manufacture all sorts of their reputation, for they have more at stake. various inferiororagtleulturafl1worth ..
> ,;;... Shyster concerns Another point that strengthens this caution i* less forms of nitrogen are in the market, the
Yorker.'' June x, 1895, in an exposure of a so materials, and put their goods on the market in that in most 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 spring trade is over."VALUATION" is in dealing with firms which have an established
'. -' sags:-"In the purchase of fertilizers,m any farmers I trade of eld-established and reliable firms,are as reputation,and in avoiding 'cheap' good
characteristic of the fertilizer trade as of other .
OF FERTILIZERS.They offered by irresponsible partlea.-Pare 39.
1 : .; are stir guided by price per ton rather than trades. Any one who puts out a fertilizer can Determine
Fail to the Quality ofOoods Preparations of Leather.
: by the amount and quality of the plant-food furnished get it officially analyzed at the Experiment Stations Reputation the
'' and it appears in their reports, but the ---Established As has been proved abundantly by experiment:
y ,hence pay anexorbitant price per pound fanner does not know whether the concern is reliable Main Security to the Purchaser. leather,whether in its untreated state or steamed
=" for the constituents. A low price per ton does >> or not. The Connecticut Station, in its an [Extract from Annual Report of the Connecticut or toasted, and pulverized, has so value as a
r y r for the fact Agricultural Experiment Station (Prof. S. W. fertilizer. The State fertilizer law wisely forbids
not always mean a cheap product; it frequently nual report 95, just out emphasizes
-.: '" that In buying mixed fertilizers farmers must Johnson, Director),for Year 1895. Issued De- its use in any form as an ingredient of commercial :
: means an. expensive one_. ,for the legitimate ex-
rely to a great extent on reliable dealers,and says: cember, rS951] fertilizers without explicit printed! certificate
penses of preparation,shipment and sale are proportionately "The main security of purchasers of mixed fertilizers "These valuations,it must be remembered of the fact, such certificate to be conspicuous/!
7 y much greater for low-grade than for is in dealing with firms which have an based on the assumption that the nitrogen,phosphoric mud to every package,' etc.
'. ." high-grade roods. Farmers should remember, established reputation, and in avoiding 'cl1ea .' : acid and potash in ,each fertilizer are The materials on which the following analyses
: firsL that nitrogen,phosphoric add and potash goods, offered by irresponsible parties." The readily available to farm crops. Chemical exam were made were used in vegetation experiments -
:- ; are the only constituents of direct fertilizing value caution is certainly needed,when more than one- ination, can show pretty conclusively whether ,to be described on following;pages.
:k Js f and mixtures containing all of these in goodforms third of the nitrogenous superphosphates: sold in this is true in respect to potash. There is leas "4565. Ground p'ammouullat rtedfrcsmEogUad:
cannot be secured: for a low price per ton, Connecticut do not furnish in aU respectts,allthemannfaurmclaim certainty regarding phosphoric add,while them for use as a in mixed ferUBzers. -
unless they are contained in very small amounts; for them. Out of seventysix ical examination, as it is usually made, gives The method of manuficttnre is naknowa.
and second that the expenses of handling are brands twenty-one are below the manufadtI little or no clue a* to the avaudbUlty of the It b a brownish black powder, in appears***
r_.,; quite as great for make weight as foi materials I I urers'minimum guarantee in respect of one ingredient organic nitrogen of mixed goods. This Station resembling: dried blood. TOwn palverixed tt

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; -Pines cause there are many other branchesof I give it first position among all the pounds from a plant grown by me ;

its family, but the others are not so fancy varieties. under cover; and whilst this size is

generally known. Next in respect to hardiness, and not always reached sized fruit is
: Edited by J. B. Beach,West Palm BeachFla. good
1! The Ripley Queen, however, findsa almost, if not actually first in quality common. Owing to the scarcity of ...

r Varieties of the Pineapple high place in the estimation of many, in my opinion comes the Abbaka. these plants, prices of slips and suckers

but opinions clash in some points as to This is an importation of a later date 1 have always been high and in the market -
{ Part of read before
-: paper the Indian River
and Lake Worth Pineapple Growers' Aesocia- its merits. This species is divided but one which is coming more rapidly 1 the price obtained for the fruit is

;:,;. Pineapple tion,'by Mr Company G. C.. Jlatthams West Palm,of Beach.the Florida] into red and green varieties,both hand. into general favor than almost anyt always high. Until the plants become

' ; some plants to look at, being strong other variety. It seems to be a disputed more plentiful, however and
: t i ;In the early of the
: ?: stages industry and healthy growers. The fruit is point as to where this pine originated 1 less expensive I fear it will not be

t .1. : ,' on the Indian river but little,I believe, very luscious and by some consideredto but it is said to have come from g generally grown although it deservesto

:;; : w,i.7 was known of any variety but the Red rank as one of_the best pineapples Brazil Be this as it may, it certainly t be.

: t Spanish, but gradually there appeared produced. objection to it, how- is one of the finest flavored pines we _-,....b

I}1::'!i- on the scene the well-known Egyptian is have. The plant is a prolific bearer
ever, simply as to its size, which, Pineapples in Fort Myers.
j t,I:':' ''. Queen, Porto Rico, and a few other as far as I have seen, is small, and both as regards fruit and slips, is of Thinking that the readers might be

t s. fancy varieties; and happy indeed when we consider that the majority of excellent growth and so far appears to interested in: the work with pineapplesat

"l::.'..: were the men in those days'wno possessed the be but little liable to diseases.
general public want a large.pine. any this sub-station, especially those
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: them and it the ambition
was apple, I doubt if it will ever become a The fruit from its general appearance under shed, I will attempt as brieflyas
r. of all
;: growers to put out as of
many when the market
much after put on commands a
very sought variety excepting possible to tell what has been ac-
; ; these plants as were to be had. As high price and when better known
t. '- ; time passed and fresh by those who prefer quality to complished. In September, 1894, a
plantations wereopened quantity. I do not however will doubtless be much sought after. shed
condemn one-tenth of
Ws;: :, covering an acre
up, both along the river and It is an excellent and with all
,' it altogether on account of its shipper, was erected. Slats 3XU inches were
_> elsewhere, new and more expensive size but because when its other good qualities combined with '
".. simply growing used and half the surface covered-
varieties introduced
J. were from various i for the market, we cannot cultivate this important fact, is bound to find a three-inch spaces being left. The _
of the
parts State and also from
: several or consider our own taste alto large place in every plantation where plot was fertilized as follows : 200
tropical countries it
being the gether. The only other variety that fancy pineapples are grown. Having wheel-barrow loads scrapings of stable
desire of of the
ij obtain
j growers to thousands in cultivation
has obtained is many both and hen
any great recognition yard, probably more than
ti 1'- all the best and finest thawere. ,
pineapples t
the Golden Queen, and whilst these under cover and in the open field, I half was sand,'400 pounds cotton seed 'J
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'.1. grown obtained;; plants are hard to distinguish in appearance have nothing but good to report of it, meal, 50 pounds sulphate of potash
and at the the members 90
present day ol f
f .t S this Association in their from the Egyptian Queen, and in this opinion I believe I am sup per cent. The soil was thrown into :;
; plant it is it in ported by every other who is ,
undoubtedly superior to many grower beds ten feet wide. _' -=
ations almost all the best
t 1.' finest varieties possess that are known throughout and respects. It is. a hardier variety and the possessor of.. any plants of this In October the plants were set; a 1ii:

certainly a. finer one. The fruit is variety. few were suckers, but the most of S
y the world. Some of these
< have larger and of exquisite taste and only Coupled with this pine and standingon them were slips. The plants were- !
1 not been tested but _
yet of fully give requires to be better known to be more an equality with it in all respects, set twelve iqches apart in the row,and .-: :"-'"
promise when
great things betterf. appreciated and I know of excepting as to hardiness, comes the the three feet
grown. rows apart. Eight bun'T.
,._:: acclimatized. I will, as far as I am Smooth .
but few in Cayenne. It is with me a
plants so prolific slips and dyed and eighty were set of the fol.
f S able, briefly give some idea of the best suckers and would for reasonsrecommend difficult matter to decide which is the lowing varieties
many : Egyptian Queen
t .' known varieties, and also state my superior. It outranks the Abbaka .
its culture as
to a greater extent Golden Queen, Porto Rico, Sugar I'
J opinion of them which from
I personalt' With us it has been a good producer to size undoubtedly, and in the mar Loaf, Red Spanish,Prickley Cayenne,
observation and cultivation I have
and an excellent shipper. kets of Europe stands, I believe, first L Abakka, Smooth Cayenne, Prince j
J\\ on the list. The Azore Island ,
growers Albert, Black Antigua, Black Jamaicaand 1
these members of
1 Firstly, I would state that about Following cultivate hardly any other varietyand Enville City. The plants

sixty years ago upwards of fiftytwot' Queen family, we have several others, find a ready and profitable market all trimmed and dipped in a strong were solution .

varieties were in the possession of the amongst them the Moscow Queen and for all they grow. It is a handsome of tobacco before

z Horticultural Society of London, all 1 Victoria Queen, but of these I haveno plant with smooth leaves, bear started well and sustained setting.no They

of which had fruited and been tested, knowledge whatever, and shall 1 ing but in few instances any slips- the apparent
injury during freezes of 1894 and
and since that time pass them by as being principallyseedling )
many others havebeen being propagated almost entirely by
1895. In seven months from setting .
varieties well known
added to the list, some from new not or. suckers. The fruit is large and hand there several

discoveries and others as the result of extensively grown out of doors. i some also, weighing from six to ten between were and apples ripened,
thirty These
We next come to one of the best! forty.
hybridizing. Amongst these fiftytwothe pounds, the flavor of same being excellent -
were, of course, small, being from
known pines the Porto Rico asit i
Egyptian Queen stood at the head, It is one of the most juicy two to three This
pounds weight. -
and for the known in the West India Islands, the and delicate
years was best known and pines grown, and always
plot was daring the at .
Cabezona and who does not year .
the one most generally grown in the ; recognize commands a high price in any mar the rate of three tons to the acre exclusive
it wherever The is i
pine pits for the London markets, etc. seen. plant ket. Until recently the growers i in of the stable manure applied
This is well known large and thrifty with broad foliage; this had
pineapple so hereas country to rely on imported
previous to planting. The fertilizerwas _
at times attaining a height of nearly six ,
to need no description from me.* It plants from the Azores and as these used in
feet. The fruit is the of six applications, 80 -
is, I suppose, grown in greater numbers largest any r did not always reach them in good pounds at each application, as,the .

and is more generally to be foundin grown in- this country and often condition, and taking into consideration whole shed was not occupied with "

all plantations than any other fancy reaches twelve pounds and upwards the prices asked for the suckers, pines. Cotton seed meal was used except j
in weight. Although not generallyconsidered )
kind. When properly grown and and the number of same lost through for the last
applications _
I know of a first-class pine for flavor bad condition the ,
ripened no more delicious planting of any when
a special pineapple manure was
pine, and with the public it is a general will always command a ready sale at large areas with this variety has hitherto used. -

favorite, and is at the present time high prices and is one which no been in the hands of but few grow
grower can, or should, dismiss from This year the formula has been _
better known in the markets than almost [ ers. As home-grown plants can now

any other fancy variety. Its cultivation 1 1- his list of fancy apples. Objection is' -be obtained, and losses by bad condition changed so as to give a larger percentage -

has been,and is now,sometimes sometimes made to it on account of etc., avoided, I hope to see the of phosphoric acid and potash. i

attended with disappointment, but its being a shy bearer, but this can be Smooth Cayenne far more generallygrown ) Fifty pounds cotton seed meal, twenty _:, 1,

where good healthy slips and suckerscan overcome by heavy fertilization,of as consumers and markets will pounds acid phosphate, fifteen .. .{ I

be obtained, good results will follow which, being a gross feeder, it standsin hereafter demand; an increased supply pounds sulphate of potash, 90 to 94 .

if careful cultivation is also given.It need. of these pines for which they.are and per cent, at each application. The I
would seem to be, however, rathera Apples shipped by me last year real will be willing to pay remunerativeprices. plants are vigorous and fully ninety. {
cent. fruit
tender plant and unable to withstand ized from 50 cents to $1.00 each, per are shooting and give .. I

frosts and cold weather as well as soother m e many being of good size and avers g. Another fine pineapple and whichis A promise few of of the a large Smooth increase in plants.and I

varieties. Good prices have beenand ing not more than and Cayenne !
eight sometimes by some growers in the State classed have been attacked '

are still obtained for this fruit in seven to the half crate, and this very high, is the Enville or as it is and Queens little chaff scale.by blight The, I.:

nearly all our markets, and taking inconsideration to despite the freeze. It has also one generally known, the Enville City.A resin wash a very Prof. Webber's formula I
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the slips and other quality in this J':3
numerous good my opinion, more handsome or ornamental is recommended for the scale.

suckers borne by the plant and their is by reason of its strong and healthy( plant, when properly grown, cannot two weeks until it disappears.Spray :.

market value for planting, I consider growth, it can endure cold, frosts and be found. The fruit produced by it every ::

_' it should find a place in every plantation. freezing temperature far better than is of tine size, flavor and texture. I RESIN WASH.Rosin -1

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I speak of this first be- other and in this If 1 f 111
variety variety thirteen
any respect once picked an apple weighing i Caustic soda,g3, per cent .......psis M POUdJ.. 'j.
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.: By buying nothing for your ORANGE TREES, VEGETABLES and PINEAPPLES except our new. ,' .: j

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.- Ammonia II 5 to 6 percent i
: Available Phosphoric Acid 7 to 8 U : :
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'c.i We" keep constantly. on hand a full Stock of SULPHATE AMMONIA, NITRATE SODA, DRIED BLOOD, BLOOD and BONE, GROUND

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

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Water..,..........,..,....,..........3 20 gallons. early in the season hundreds of car- 115,825.5 tons, which would, at 300 vent them, without! vigorous shooing, .
loads of and frosted boxes the carload 80 the from all the feed that
green sour or to pounds to i monopolizing is
;: Put all ingredients in a kettle and
from that rushed box make boxes intended for the chickens. i
boil-until all are dissolved, when it is oranges were 2,895,625 or 9,652
upon a glutted market and netted the carloads. But the "Fruit Grower" One of our farmers has been raising
a dark, coffee-colored liquid of even
little In the last in foot-note that the citrus aerial for time : -
consistency. The preparation will be' shippers or nothing. says a crop potatoes some on a
issue of the Trade shows the fact small scale and thinks will .
hastened by pulverizing the soda and "Orange Reporter"we a large gain "owing to they prove
resin. When cold, dilute the mixture find a report of thirty-seven car that the greater part of two crops is a good food crop. They are native in .
loads of California oranges sold at represented in the above figures." the West India Islands.
to 100 or gallons.
For the 125 blight no certain remedy auction in various eastern cities from Here then, according to the "Gardenand --.......---- : -

: has been found. At this Station the March 9 to 13. The prices ranged Forest," we have; a yield this year Jamaica and California Pomelos. j
(From $1.81 to. $3.31 and averaged larger by several hundred thousand : .
method pursued is as follows : The As it was, the Florida supply, which :.h
which would net the boxes than the of the two fi
$2.79, probably greater part
J affected plants are taken up, and the usually supplies the greater part of the ;
about box. This be the
grower $1.39 a preceeding crops, according to
roots which are generally dead, are demand failed and the American
it remembered, is in the flush of the California State Board of Trade. "
i. trimmed off and the stump cut back !. markets were forced to fall back on. :
California with Florida .
"- to a point where it is unaffected by season, com Jamaica for their supply. As a rule ;
pletely knocked out. From the same Notes From the Winter Park Re
blight.The leaves'are pulled off there is very little Jamaica grape fruit
take"a of the auction gion.
above where any roots are starting, source we report in the market, as it does not come to
and the remaining leaves trimmed. sales of twentyfive carloads on dates Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: this market in good condition, and
ranging from February 16 to 21. It is the opinion of some orange
.back closely. The plant is now ready scarcely pays the freight when the
to reset. A tablespoonful of sulphur These averaged $2.60, which would growers of this region' that groves Florida supply is normal. The whole <

: is mixed thoroughly with the soil immediately leave the shippers about $1.20 box. having the trees nearest together were sale price of grape fruit has been from
v Now, compare this with the returnsof best protected from the cold of last
under and around the plant, 40 to 75 cents each this year.
eleven, years' operations by the winter, the trees when close together
r which being placed in this preparedsoil The California grape fruit cuts buta
is left to itself. The experiment Florida Fruit Exchange, of which the serving more effectually to retain the t small figure in the market, as it is
following} statement was kindly furnished heat radiated from the soil. The
has not been carried far enough to greatly inferior to either the Floridaor
us by Major M. P. Turner, sec Morton grove, near Winter Park, is
give any definite results, but it is certain the Jamaica. When grape fruit
*-: that it cannot damage the plant retary. These averages represent ,the an illustration of this opinion. Its from the latter country rules at $27, a !

more than the blight. And if, as has net return to the shipper at his own trees are much ..closer together than fair price for the California would be

been,suggested, it i is caused by a fun- depot or landing.Total those of most of our groves, and its $9. It has a thicker skin and much

gus, it may check it.-W. A. Marsh in crops. Net average obtainedby progress in recuperation has been less juice. There has been only one

w Florida Agriculturist.California Fla. F. Ex. greater than that of many other. groves shipment from California so far this
85-6 550,000 boxes, $I.483 in the region. year.

Oranges-Forestry vs. 86-7 1,250,000 1.27 Many orange blossoms are seen in The season for Jamaica grape fruitis
Facts. the that have been best cared
87-8 1,450,000 1.72 groves over. No more will come direct.
!i The Garden and Forest of New York 88-9 1,900,000 1.3s for in the Orlando, Winter Park and Some may come from California, but

is no doubt an excellent authority on 89-90 2,150,009 1.52 Maitland regions. There will undoubtedly receipts from everywhere have practically -

:, forestry and botany, but it sometimes 90-91 2,460,000 1.57 be some oranges here this ceased.

gets very wide of the facts as to 91-92 3,761,843 LII year-enough, we hope, to thorough. Grape fruit has a peculiar medicinal ._
: matters of business. Take, for in 92'93 3,400,000 1.31 ly satisfy the longing of our people fora potency, and is in great.demand for

: stance the following from a recent 93-94 5,05.000 1.02 taste of the genuine article. this quality.-Philadelphia Grocery
issue: "In spite of the freezing 94-95 3,000,000 99/* Pineapple growers in this region World.
weather at the end of the year the Includes frosted fruit. report plenty of blossoms. Mr. Rus- i .1 *

shipments of oranges from Southern Again the "Garden and Forest" sell expects to have many thousandsof Propagate from Bearing TTSSS. -
California have, paid a better average, says the shipments made and to be apples to ship by July. His two
"S perhaps, than ever before. Over made this season will agregate 3,200 pineries contain about nine acres. The -"Long experience has convinced' : .
V 2,400,000 boxes have beep shipped 000 boxes. Of course, it is too earlyin indications are that no business in me that no fruit trees should be propagated *

; eastward and 800,000 boxes still remain the season to have any official this section will yield a better return from young trees that have

_S .- ; the price offered has averaged statement of the season's output of for the money expended than that of never borne. If continued long, it

: ,. $3.50 a box, of which the grower gets oranges. But we find in the last num- pineapple culture.A results in barren trees long after they
-. ?: '. a clear $2.00, or $300 an acre. As it ber of the "California Fruit Grower"a novel 'and interesting sight is fre- should begin to fruit. In my own
; : 'will be some years before Florida can statistical statement made by the quently presented at a barn in this LeConte pear orchard, trees propagated -
ae" Board of Trade of the It is flock of buzzards feed- from bearing ones fruited full the
; f.._:: =. actively compete in this fruit, invest- California State vicinity; a
'. fruits and with the chickens and I have fifth while those grown from cut-
--:: .meats made in orange groves in total amount of nuts vege. ing year
::: '. Southern California are likely to continue -, tables sent out of the State by sea and been informed that these buzzards tings taken from young trees that had

f;';:_ ; .., profitable.1" rail for the calendar year 1895. The have become so fond of regular been grown several generations from

; .. Now, it is ;a well-known fact that t, shipments of citrus fruits, aggregated .chicken feed that it i is difficult to pre., the young trees, never-bore at allf tin.S .
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We certify that W. M. Glrardeau weighed in our presence six of his -
';' "Triumph"Watermelons,their weights being 67,68,68, 70,71 and 76 .
.f,, pounds;';Total for the six melons,420 pounds, Send for Catalogue full of information as to

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Mayor of Monticello.til lVIon. oe11o, F'1a. GIANT BEGGAR WEED. _

; l nine, and bore fully only the tenth those in Havana from the same quality ure of offering you tobacco again.
'. year. I have had oranges propagatedfrom of tobacco. This, however, is not You think the Key West and Tampa Faer&Tir.ekSea n
bearing trees to fruit full the the case. The establishment of immense reports about Gomez having orderedthe
third year, while those from young cigar industries at Key West destruction of the tobacco crop an Island Cotton-II.
trees took seven and eight years. I and Tampa is an acknowledgement of exaggeration. Well, let me tell you, PREPARATION. AND FERTILIZATION.Old .
." never noticed in the end,however,any the fact that cigarmakers know the you don't know the worst yet. You
difference in the productiveness. nearer they get to Cuba the better the ought to see the finest stand of plants planters regarded a year's rest
Continuous propagation from young tobacco can be worked. The proprietor I raised in seven years, go to ruin, of the land, with cattle upon it, as the
nursery: trees is a great injustice to the of a large American establish- and this is true also of the whole best.pr 1iminary preparation for a sea*
fruit grower.-H. M. Stringfellow( in ment, having a factory in Tampa for Vuelta Abajo district, because the island cotton crop. Forty-two one-
Rural New Yorker. working Havana tobacco and one in farmers are afraid of being caught horse cart-loads of( mud per acre, dug
Pennsylvania for handling the domestic working the fields, as the insurgents from the adjoining creeks, with such
tobacco, says the tobacco undoubt- hang them as you hang garlic up in the ,amounts of marsh grass cut and broughtin
Tobacco. edly loses some. of its fineness when' kitchen roof, in bunches. In additionto in flats from the salt lands,barn-yard
worked up out of Cuba. When takento this, what the 4,000 horses which manure or cotton seed as could be secured -
Cuba Tobacco. America, before being made! into Maceo brings with him don't trample were added. A few years be-
cigars,the tobacco has to be resweated, under feet, the 4,000 riders on top cut fore the war Peruvian guano was pur-
The tobacco buyer has to be a good chased as an adjunct to the domestic
and it loses something in the process.In down, and if by chance anything escapes -
judge of tobacco. He goes down into Cuba the climate is such that when which they can't see, it will supply. Except mud and marsh, it is
the very centre of the bale of tobacco j I handled in the factories the tobacco is surely be seen by six or seven thou- to be noted that both barn-yard ma-
he is examining, extracts some samples kept in prime condition without arti- sand infantry who come behind, and nure and cotton seed when used aloneare
and tests, them in different ways. ficial aids. Still, according to manu- burn it up. War is awful, and if one-sided fertilizers, deficient in
Of course, the first test is that of facturers, the difference between the things don't improve soon, the Queenof its phosphatic ingredient, and when
smell. The Cuban tobacco has a used in large quantity tend to .stimulate -
Cuban and American made cigar the Antilles (Cuba) will be a wilderness -
strong and peculiar odor. A little va- would hardly be perceptible except to in less than a year. If you growth into the period :when maturity
riation one way or the other makes the finest taste. American cigarmakersare can buy the tobacco you need at 28 is desirable,and this may in some
the tobacco good or bad. After measure account for the limited
said to be even better workmen per cent. advance, take it from any .
smelling it the buyer is likely to roll a these fertilizers deemed profitable
than the. Cubans. One trouble man- body, don't wait on me. This maybe
y rudely constructed cigar out of the ufacturers complain of is that the the last letter I write you, for all I upon this crop. Under this system an
leaf and smoke it. He will inhale the American consumer insists on having know. average of 125 pounds lint per acre
smoke and endeavor to determine exactly cigars of a light color, believing themto was regarded a fair return. The open-
the flavor. He will also exam- be milder and better, when, as a Several groves have changed handsin ing up of the Carolina phosphate beds
ine the ash carefully and test also the matter of fact, the most 'delicately this vicinity the present week. Dr. and the attendant development of the ,
combustion oj the tobacco-that is, flavored and finest tobacco is dark.- Pierce of Buffalo; who has a large fertilizer industry have not been over-
try to find out how long it will hold New York Sun. grove interest near Beresford, upon looked by the present growers of sea
fire. It is a great annoyance to a which he has spent the winter for a island cotton, and planters now frequently : i
smoker who is talking or writing; or Cuba Tobacco Will Be Short. number of years, has purchased the use an application of from six -_.
otherwise engaged, to put his cigar The Quincy New Era publishes a old Dr. Bennett grove in the same hundred to one thousand pounds of :
Into his mouth and find it has gone letter received by a cigar manufac- section,the consideration being $1,000.He commercial fertilizer per acre, in addi-- .
out, and a fine Havana cigar is positively turer in that city from a Cuban planter, has also bought the Parce grove, tion to the home supply, and not un- "
rank when it has met such a which shows a doleful state of 'affairs formerly the Gage grove, paying $600 frequently harvest 300 pounds of lint
catastrophe. One quality sought for on the island. Following are extracts: for it; and probably the, Doctor is not cotton per acre. In recent years the
is that of holding fire. If a sample "I have to.day sent you, throughMr. yet through. Mr. Andrew Carberry cultivation of the marrowfat pea, followed _
smoked by the buyer will keep lighted -, two more samples, which I of Boston, who came up from Orlandolast by the cow-pea alternately with .:
for four minutes it is considered very know will suit you. As to your inquiry week upon invitation of Mr. John cotton, has given very satisfactory re I
good. Some will burn for five minutes until what time you can count Cannon, has bought the Drake grove suIts.
and even longer. on obtaining tobacco, I will state that near Lake Helen, and will make con. CULTIVATION. ,V r
The buyers who come from Cuba, this is the last vega (crop) in my pos- siderable improvements on the prop The old !method of preparing the. ::ii
or some of them, will tell you that session, so if the samples suit you buy erty. We learn that a number of other i' land was to spread the mud or other -
from the tobacco they ship to the all you can of them, because the Lord deals are on for grove property.-De-, 'I bulky manure in the alleys and to list >
,States just as good cigars are made as only knows when I will have the pleas- Land Record., with the hoe all the stubble upon itr ,



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thus forming the bed upon which the characteristics which must be securedin enemies overcome it and its ravages to make. a partial shade for itself. He crop was to be grown. .In the decomposition any desirable selection togetherwith cease. But the enemies then themselves advised planting in rows three and :
of the vegetable matter productiveness and the proportion decrease in numbers, and the one-half feet apart and one foot apart bin
: thus gathered together some nitrogen of lint to seed cotton. A standardof insect again increases until they are in the row, cultivated one way. He ;;,
was evolved and carbon as an abforbeht length having been determined sufficient numbers to destroy the crop prevented the depredations of the r'
of fertilizing material, and as an .upon the planter searches for the in- Much uncertainty prevailed among boll worm by putting a pinch of sul- i
'; ... agent for the retention of moisture in dividual plant which, coming up to the planters respecting the habits of phur on each ear just as the ear was '.}.
Y" the soil, was supplied. Then just be. this standard, most completely combines the insect, the identity of the moth forming.Mr. .
fore planting this listing was bedded I the requisites above enumerated.The and of its egg, and the length of time Smith has been very successfulin
::11 over, the hoe being again'used, as less next season the seed from this elapsing between each stage of its development raising field corn, largely due, he A
apt to impair the tenacity and firmness stalk are planted, one in.each hill, and but thanks to the investi--thinks, to flat culture and almost con- t:
T of the land produced by the trampingof the product carefully and separately gations of the department of agriculture stant cultivation. His corn will stand ..
the cattle. The seeds were planted harvested. The seeds from this plot I these facts are now definitely as- the test commonly used in the west, as
upon''these beds in hills from eighteen I will usually plant about five,acres the certained, and guided by the information follows: Take a piece of paper and
inches to two feet apart, and the beds I following yeer, and this will furnish I thus furnished any intelligent observer wrap it around the ear, drawing the
kept clear of grass and weeds by the enough seed to plant a fair sized crop i can watch the movements of ear out. The corn, shelled from the
: ; use of the hoe, the plow being used I the next season. the insect in his field, and with Paris cob, should fill the paper bag thus
:.:' ,only to run an "alley furrow" for fur- But the individual plant which most green :which has come into generaluse formed. To come up to this stan-
-. nishing mellow earth, which was nearly combines these desirable re since 1873, protect his crop from dard the cob should be small], the
drawn up to the stems of the plants quisites each year chosen from the destruction. kernels long and the ear well filled
:after each hoeing. The cotton was small plot, and these seeds year by The boll worm is another insect out at the ends.
thinned by hand to one plant to the year planted separately, so that once which sometimes injures the crop, but Mr. Smith keeps the weevils out of
hill, the beds kept clean ,until the! started a planter should have a fresh usually to so limited an extent in sea his corn by sprinkling a little baking
growing plants were, large enough to selection each year with which to plant i island cotton as to cause but little un soda over the corn in the bin.Palatka .
F; shade the ground and thus preventthe his crop. The only disadvantage re- easiness. Rust, both blue and red, Herald. |H
of other from this is sometimes works serious loss but .. ...
further growth vegeta- sulting. plan a.._probably... I .t.
increased delicacy of constitution 01 r whenever the lands are put in proper Thus far the East Coast canal as a
tion.This i practice is now modified by the plant resulting from this severe tilth these diseases seem to disappear. commercial waterway, has been a dis
:_- using the plow instead of the 'hoe-in process of in-and-in breeding. Of recent years a new kind of blight mal failure and has come far short of
both listing and bedding the land INSECT ENEMIES AND DISEASES. similar to that observed in the water- neeting the expectations of our pea
>t and in keeping the sides of he beds The destruction wrought by the melon crop has appeared to_an alarm- ple. As a superb drainage way
clean during the working season. I "cotton caterpillar," an insect entirely ing extent, generally in fields in a high however, for the reclaiming of tens of
The expense and difficulty of keeping distinct from the "army worm," ex- state of cultivation. It is said to be thousands of acres of swamps and use
open drains (the kind generally in tends as well to sea island as to up- due to a fungus which enters into and less lands, rendering them fit for the
use up to i86ojn) working order in- land cotton., It was generally believed eventually blocks the circulation of most intensive and profitable cultiva
duced some planters to experiment that,this insect returned in destructive the plant. The department of agri-- tion, the canal has i indeed been of in.
with under-drains made of boards, numbers every twenty-one years. For culture is now investigating it, and a calculable benefit Tropical Sun. .
but besides the assured removal of ex- although it had appeared in greater or remedy is hoped for from these inves I Mr. W. H. Scott U. S. Marshal, J
cessive moisture, the many advant- less numbers in various localities in tigations. is making it lively for evildoers downat
ages resulting from their use, especi- intermediate years it had destroyedthe ----...-..-- Sebastian. It seems that those who
ally when tiles are substituted for crops in 1804, in 1825 and again Sweet Corn Culture. have been arrested have been cuttingand
'Zf: : board drains, have rendered the adop .in 1846, and many old planters confi- Last Saturday afternoon the Fruit- selling timber from Governmentlands t
tion of this method of drainage by the dently predicted the destruction which land Peninsular Horticultural and and falling out among them -
most experienced planters general. occurred in 1867. But the insect has Mutual Help Association met at selves have reported one another until
: ; SELECTION OF SEED. appeared in destructive numbers since Huntington, and talked about various the affair promises tp be an almost
Much attention has always been that time, apparently without\ any reg- matters of interest. Probably the one .endless undertaking for Uncle Sam.
:given to the selection of the seeds of ular periodicity, sometimes doing little of as great benefit as any other was I Some of the parties are now under ar- -
.. .,.. this crop. As early as 1806 Kinsey damage, and at others coming in I the talk, by request, which Mr. A. J. rest and will have a hearing before
"' -Burden of St. Johns, Colleton, South numbers 'sufficiently large to destroy Smith gave his fellow-cultivators on United States Commissioner Hogg
?,_ Carolina, began ,his labors in this the crop, if not; prevented by the ef- sweet corn Mr. Smith has been next week.-Melbourne Times.G. .
{;- direction, and was so successful that forts of the planter, and the explanation about as successful in his methods of
:.' : Sin 1827 he sold his crop for $1,25 per of these movements seems to be cultivation as anybody in Florida, S. Hollingswonh of Arcadia,
:'' pound, when common sea islands that every development of the insectis counting results as the standard; so has just finished setting out ten thous- ::
r what,he has a value.. and grape fruit and nine thousand or : J
L_ were worth only 24 cents per pound, attended by a corresponding.devel- says :
'.{ and the best 'grades from 35 to 60 'opment of all its enemies, and when He planted his sweet corn last year ange trees besides other nursery stock, '-
L _.... :: :,' :.:}ents per pound. Strength, l length, from any conditions, meteorological or in moist ground, and he thought it 1. on his place four miles east of Arcadia _'>}
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Edited bye. ever exhibited. Mr.. Hawkins not selecting varieties suited to this "UP-TO-DATE"

of the largest poultry farms in climate. If people would only use a

The United States, and raises about little judgment and choose those S ]

No fowl chickens annually. He also breeds whose native homes are similarto P4PS

American the White Plymouth Rock, our own climate, they would haveno I : '

mouth Rock. and White Wyandottes, all prac- need to complain of poultry raisingin '.(
lIIoloef*" CO.OOO la 1INW. aw U 8. Hea4qurtB'
other and attractive breeds. His fowls Florida. On the other hand, if br $pra7' Pamp' &1\4 Jn.eeU ld... Cwmtogae. K ray .:::>I
Calendar.aud fall Treatise en spraylag FREE.
one of the been winners at the largest exhi they select the Cochin and the like, SPRAYING OUTFIT >i
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market. in this country and England. there will be some reason to find fault i: EXPRESS PAID FOR 4
P.C. LEWIS MFC. CO., Box> '73 Catskill, N.Y jn
ers, make with the profitable part of the busi--
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eight to*ten Poultry-Keeping in Florida. ness, at least. !
for roasting been sick the greater part In the Leghorns and Minorcas we WOVEN WIRE FENCE 2

yellow skin past week, we were not able to have two varieties perfectly hardy in HMB 5

attractive to an article for the issue as we Florida, and not only that, but ever. Over 30 Styles ?Ball bmonEarth.strong, Pig and Bone Chickentight high. 'i'
You can make from 40
sumer, so we have taken an article lasting layers of large eggs. Anyonenot fex'60 rod per Uj for from[ ii

ing price for s&A. from our pen about two succeeding with these fowls can Illustrated 14 to 22c.Catalogue a Rod.Free. I.];.

to thrive well ago in the South Florida Jour put it down that they were not cut KITSELMAN BROS., '
,Rldgevillo, Indiana.
very popular DeSoto county. The past two out for poultrymen. To be sure, more jj

as the has substantiated all we said I care and attention is needed in a warm _.- ----. .....

beautiful and so it is pertinent at the I climate than further North. Insectsare nnnUmatnrtranntmnaunmainttuna |

form give the time. I naturally more troublesome, but 1

pearance on of recent date led me to sup. these can be overcome with a little % '

Our- that the people of your section care during chickenhood, and the use \" 21 STYLES. 8

life from the I an idea that poultry cannot be of carbolated lard and the like. BEST and CHEAPEST. :

awarded the I successfully in South Florida. We put our young-chicks In pens, Catalogue and fall treatise' on tprarlac fRi
and'cet&ble crop nultad free AddnM
the great why.not? Probably if the mat- about i6J>y 3 feet 20 to 24 inches WM. STAHL, QUINCY, ILL.tmmotmmaaammiimntumami '.

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,' Five representatives of northern Sadie's Birthday Party. .= "ALL THE MAGAZINES IN ONE. =
-".:commission firms were in the city last For Our Rural Home:
:.Thursday evening. They are contracting "Can I go, mama? Say, mama,' canI I
for tomatoes. They report go?" cried Sadie Martin, rushing
the prospects at Clermont and Minne- into the neat sitting room and throw- <<**?J** i

L ola as excellent. From Eustis they ing her books on the table. Edited by, ALBERT_. SHAW. =__
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went to Grand Island and Umatilla.- "Go where, child?" asked Mrs. = ""1.-1;
Eustis Lake Region. Martin, glancing up from her sewing. : taR 1EW"REvIDvs THE REVIEW OF A
k: It is probable that this coming sea- "To Mable Wright's birthday par- I 0dGbcr.--"-" I REVIEWS. as its FivE ,
son will see' the shipment of pineapple ty. It's in two weeks and she.. askedme name implies, gives in MONTHS FOR
1 1 slips from Honolulu' well tested, and before she did the others because A readable form the best
we're chums and = that in the other $I.0 o.
we will know if they can be safely sent our birthdays are appears =
. here. The only trouble likely to arise the same day too. The other girls great magazines allover ,=
/ will be from sweating or overheating. wont get their invitations until next c the world,generally on the same date that they
(". If kept perfectly dry they ought tot week. And Oh, mama, Mabel has = "-' are published. With the recent extraordinary ='

,\, come safely, and at an expense of at got the 1-o-y-e-l-i-e-s-t dress to wear _.==:_t 1 cr-=.-..--= : increase of worthy periodicals, these careful '
=.1, j' least 50 per cent saving over present to the party. It's just the color of cam, =;1 --E-V"::;:-:= 'reVIews, summaries,and'iL
:"' prices of Florida-grown slips. Of blue violets trimmed with white lace." r 'ff-z- '_- .Jo.J quotations, giving the ANNUAL -.u.,.__.
course, we refer to the choice varieties "How do violets trimmed with white c44..g .:::.M_.c----_.....__ gist of periodical lIteraSUBSCRIPTION P-1;
t, like the Smooth Cayenne, which seems lace look?" asked Mrs. Martin smil- cam- ",', :: ---- -r.-.r- ture, are alone worth =
r to be the leading kind in the Hawaiian ing. = thf. subscription price. $2.50. ,
t" islands. We look to having a small "0, mama you know I mean the Aside from these departments, the editorial -
(; shipment for our colony lands.-Pabor dress is trimmed with the lace. I can cm; and contributed features of the REVIEW OF REVIEWS are themselves =
Lake Pineapple. go, can't I, mama?" and Sadie stopped = equal in extent to magazine. The Editor's "Progress of the World" is
r The stock company engaged in-. twirling her hat to listen to the expected c. an invaluable chronicle of the happenings of the thirty days just past,

I draining a portion of Orange lake, consent. = with pictures on every page of the men and ,
eighteen miles south of Gainesville, Mrs. Martin looked troubled, but = women who have made the history the month. .THREE
& near the Florida Central and Peninsular answered quietly, I don't know, Tit Literary ft'cvW says: "\Ve are deeply RECENT
f railroad, is progressing very favor. Sadie, whether you can go or not." impressed from month to month with the value SAMPLES
/' ably with the project. A canal seven Why, Mama Martin 1 I thoughtyou = of the REVIEW OF REVIEWS,' which is a sort 25 cents. =
_ miles long and fifteen feet wide at the approved of Mabel Wright." ex. of Eiffel Tower for the survey of the whole m

f top is being dug, which will reclaim claimed Sadie. = field of periodical literature. And yet it has a mind and voice of its
about 60,000 acres of land. The land So J do, Sadie, and I should be -
own, and speaks out with decision and sense on all public topics of
desirable glad to have you .to the if I
be for
r will most farming go party the hour. It is a singular combination the monthly magazine and
purposes, bearing a rich mucky soil. could dress you suitably," replied Mrs. ,
c4the daily newspaper. It is daily in_ its freshness;
Martin. .Gry
f t. the At canal.present thirty.As -soon men as are the at work canal on is Oh 1 1" said Sadie, looking down at =: : it under is monthly field in"its method. It is the world Agents find it =; _

t' complete, and the success of the ven. her dress, "I didn't think about that, = Sold a glass. the Host
all News
on Stand Single Copy:35 cent
t'- ture has been fully demonstrated, a and this is my best one too. MyJ! Profitableilagazine.
colony: from the western states will bet but it's grown old fast since I took it =: *"REVIEW*REVIf\YS =
t:' located upon the land. \ for a school dress!* She went slowlyto = 13 Astor Place, New York. =
Mr. C. Whitfield of Tampa, callsto the closet and hung up her cap and
the attention of the agricultural ed jacket, theo_ taking her books; sat J
: itor of the "Times-Union" his surprise down to study.II I've got some real

:, that there is not a single date grove in pretty paper dolls for Maidie," she stock collar of the silk. The full waist floss. A cluster of scarlet nasturti
Florida. He mentions a Sumter coun- said a moment later.II did was shirred and sewed to the yoke witha ums is wrought with Asiatic filo in the
ty party who planted seeds of im- you get them, dear? asked her shirred heading of the silk. center of the robe

ported dates bought from the stores mother. The sleeves were full puffs to the Another pretty robe is made of light
F and although transplanted after two "The man at the corner drug store elbow and close fitting from elbow to blue silk-sheeting, the scalloped
or three years, one of the trees bore gave them to me. Aren't the dresses wrist. edges being button-holed with white
fruit, "fine large berries about the pretty ?" and she sighed as she remembered The skirt was gored and slightly Roman floss; white daisies are sprinkled -
size of plums. It should certainly do the shabby dress which gathered, then sewed to the waist, upon the robe in. careless fashion.
well in Manatee county, or where had spoiled,her anticipated pleasure. which fastened in the back.A These are wrought with Caspian floss
there is equal immunity from frost. When Mrs. Martin was putting the full ruffle of wide white lace, extended for the petals and yellow Asiatic filo
a.' The commercial date is very prolific room in order the next morning she over ,each shoulder, ending at for the centers. Pink and yellow
in suckers and these successfully transplanted picked up the paper dolls with the the edge of the yoke, where bows of robes are especially becoming to the
from the female tree will also other papers which Sadie had taken ribbon were placed. A belt of the ,dark eyed taby. .
t produce fruit. It is a very ornamentaltree from her book, and was about to put ribbon, with long loops and ends at i A very pretty robe of canary-yellow
; a heavy bearer when full grown them away when something on one of the back, and a bow at the back of broadcloth is simply bound with white
and several have fruited in this county the papers attracted her attention, and the collar finished the dress. satin ribbon.
,-Braidentown Journal.A sitting down by the window she exam- Enough of the cashmere was left fora Baby's monogram decorates the
Grant Ferrier .of Sorrento, recently ined them carefully. The troubled Tam O'Shanter cap, which was center of the robe; this is wroughtwith
made a sale of eleven acres of look on her face disappeared as she trimmed with a bow of ribbon and a Caspian floss, and the smilax
= ... .. land to Mr. Howard of Montreal, read, and she exclaimed! "I'll try it. stiff feather, called a quill. which entwines the letters with green
;. 'Canada. A force of men at once went If others can do such wonders whycan't From blue
a .flannel dress,,thoroughly Asiatic filo, Nos. 2560, 2561, 5562,
i.. '} to work upon the place, the timber I. cleansed with -ivory soap and- renewed 2563 and 2564. A robe of white ladies' -
: was cleared, the ground plowed and i When the work was done she took by using violet Diamond dye, cloth embroidered with pink ap
1--' .. set with peach trees. The entire work from the closet a shabby cashmere a cape was made. This was trimmed ple blossoms gives a pink effect very
-- was completed in two weeks from the dress of that light-gray color which with ribbon bows at the throat and becoming to some babies. The blossoms
I' date of the sale. :Mr. Ferrier superintended fades so quickly. She ripped all the back of the neck, making a dainty and are arranged in wreath-design,
t. the operations and now car- seams,then put it in a warm suds made serviceable wrap. and in the centre of the. wreath is a
? ries the banner of the Go Ahead and with Ivory soap, and left it to soak i The party was a success and there bow of pink satin ribbon two inches
,4 -Get There Society. Mr. Ferrier is awhile. She went to the drug store I was no happier child among the guests wide. Narrow pink ribbon is used
,.- the most extensive peach grower in for a package of violet Diamond dye. than Sadie Martin in her birthday for a binding.A .
the Sorrento region, and his peach The dress material and a large white dress, as she called it. thick pad should always protectthe
..orchard, situated on elevated land, handkerchie were dyed according to R. E. M. seat of the carriage. Straps for
..... has been a thing of joy and beauty, directions on the package, and the .result the carriage are now being made from
{ enjoyed by all passers-by as it could i. was a quantity of lovely violet Necesaary for Baby's Carriage. white linen. Four thicknesses: are
.: be discerned at a great distance from cashmere and a large square of violet For Our Rural Home. used, the outside one being decorated
(.:_. ,.; all directipns. The prospects of a silk evenly colored and looking like A very pretty carriage robe is madeof with some design of small flowers.
:;,: : '-:' :' :large crop in this orchard are very new from the careful pressing. The pearl broad-cloth, the edges button- Stitch the edges with white silk and

t:.*.<. : :.. ,. .fine.-Eustis Lake Region. dress was made with a full yoke and holed in scallops with scarlet Roman make. two buttonholes in each end
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for the ribbon which fastens the strapto Caused by Vaccination. -'

the carriage. The square pillowfor N DeLANOY'S; I .
the back should be of fine white From the Journal, Detroit, Mich. (;

linen with a ruffled edge. This may Every one. in the vicinityof Meldnim ,

.be embroidered to match the robe and Popular Poultry Farm knows avenue Mrs.and'McDonald Champlain,and street many, a Detroit neigh-, '

strap or finished with a ruffle of Ger- 0 bor has reason to feel grateful to her for >-;
man lace or fine Hamburg. the kind and friendly interest she has.
ELIZABETH. 75POPKK: ? FL7=t. manifested in cases of illness. :;w

sv She is a kind-hearted friend, a natural .-
nurse,and an intelligent and it-fined lady. -j'
.Frightening Children.For
Our Rural Home : T l 'CORNISH INDIAN; GAMES To a reporter she recently talked at some ;
length about Dr.Williams; Pink Pillsgiving -
flow often we hear'rom the lips some interesting instances in her j
Sharp's and Imported. The best Table Fowl known. very
of colored nurses; and sometimes Great for Broiler own immediate knowledge of marvelouscures
from white ones, such talk as, "If you I and the universal beneficence of the .

don't go to"sleep the bad man will II' $ BLACK+MINORCAS 'I remedy"I have to reason those who to know had,"used said it Mrs. Me- -1'
catch "If tell lies the
you, you Larger than Leghorns. Good layers of Large White Eggs. Donald l "something of the worth of this r
bears will get you,"and so on througha medicine, for it has been demonstrated in =:-j,:

-long line of penalties, until the C We give all our attention to the above two breeds, and aim to have the my own immediate family. My daughter
frightened children dare not go intoa best. Both well adapted to this climate. Mittie is attending high school, and has
dark alone out of doorson reduced prices during balance of 1896. One setting, never been very strong since she began. i
room or
go E G G SAt ; two, 82.50; three, 83.25. W Packed in I suppose she studies hard, and she has _
a dark night for fear of-they E Egg Carriers and guaranteed to arrive safe. quite a distance to go every day. When '::
hardly know what. -WB CAN FURNISH- the small-pox broke out all of the school -;
They feel that the warning, The POULTRY SUPPLIES.- children had to be accinated. I took her =; '::
goblins will catch you, if you don'twatch over to Dr. Jameson and he vaccinated :_ ;
her. I never caw such an arm in my life, :: .
out, is meant for them, and high. Sides boarded, top covered' that stands,between you and success, broken doctor said he never did. She was
even after they are old enough to with two inch wire netting. We' and.in the fall you will forget the la. out on her shoulders and back and '::
know better, the old nervousness remains about five in bor and in was just as sick as she could be. To add
always put twenty. a pen, care gazing on the fruits of
and, when in the dark, they to it all neuralgia set in, and the poor
and them shut three four
keep or toil-plenty of chicken
close their for fear of the I your eggs, pot child was in misery. She is naturally ofa
eyes objects weeks before letting them out. After pie, frys and roasts. Why, what can nervous temperament and she suffered
their imagination may conjure up, that they can be let out a couple of be better ? most awfully. Even after she recoveredthe

,and hurry away from the nameless hours before sundown. If you havea We are going to enjoy an Indian neuralgia did not leave her. Stormy
something which they feel is about to hen with them, keep her shut up Game dinner this day, an ordinary days, or days that were damp or prcededa
them from behind. storm, she could not go out at all. She
grasp known instances and the chicks will not wander far cockerel, not one of our best ; we can was pale and thin, and had no appetite."I .
Mothers have
you not from the pen.Ve were compelledto assure you we don't kill that kind. have forgotten just who told me about
of this kind, even if it is not adopt this method to reduce our This one was hatched April 1895, the Pink Pills, but I got some for her and

your own personal experience? I am losses from hawks, our poultry yard weighed when caught S$ pounds, lost they cured her right up. She has a nice
sure that some of you have, and are color in her face, eats and sleeps well,goes
the hammocks
being near Apopka about 4 when dressed
25 pounds fully
to school day,and is well and strong
careful that such lies are not told to every
which is inhabited all the enemies
by breast alone pulled 1IZ pounds. Ye in every particular. I have never heardof
your children, to spoil their happiness bf poultrydom. lovers of white meat, how is that? anything to build up the blood to compare -

and lay the foundation for future Do not feed mushy food. Watch Legs and hocks like a young turkey. with Pink Pills. I shall always keep
nervous diseases.We them in the house and recommend themto
for insects if them Well we will leave to imaginethe
you see any fight you "
cannot be too careful about colored my neighbors. .
servants. Some of them with the carbolated lard and other rest. We have given these facts, Dr.Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Peopleare
are remedies. Clean out their brooder and figures i in order to have some of considered an unfailing specific in
and if continued will
trustworthy. not houses as often as necessary, feed fouror our many readers, to use a common such diseases as locomotor ataxia partial
tell their ghost stories before the paralysis, St. Vitus' dance, sciatica, neuralgia -
five times much expression with
a day, just as as jump on us something
children them lies. rheumatism
or frighten with nervous headache,
will clean time. At better. Next week we will name the
they up'at a
the after effects of la
Others will tell whatever they thinkof. grippe, palpitationof
Such servant are too dangerousto night give them a little extra. Keep different varieties of the Mediterranean the heart pale and sallow complexions,
them growing from the time they class of poultry. S. S. D. that tired feeling resulting from nervous :
mothers of small chil-
be kept by
leave the shell to maturity by liberal Apopka, Fla.Minorcan. prostration; all diseases resulting from
dren. vitiated humors in the blood, such 63
of the then
The nervous system in children is feeding proper sort, they scrofula,chronic erysipelas etc. They are
very sensitive and should be well will mature early and be in proper vs. Leghorn.It also a specific for troubles peculiar to fe
condition to fill your baskets with is a well mooted and disputed males,such as suppresions. irregularities,
.. guarded.. eggs. We do not say that the two and all forms weakness. In men they
R. E. {ERRYMAN. question as to which is the most profitable -
effect a radical cure in all cases arising
varieties mentioned in this article
are fowl in Florida.
to keep Prob- from mental worry, overwork,or excessesof
STATE OP OHIO, Crrr OF TOLEDO, the only ones adapted to Florida, but ably the white and brown Leghorns whatever nature. Dr. Williams' Pink
Lucas County. }U' possibly they will stand more neglectand produce the most and as Pills are sold by all dealers,or will be sent
FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that his look after themselves better than sell number and eggs post paid on receipt of price ((50 cents a
the senior partner of the firm of F. J. some of the others. The Indian by not, as they box or six boxes for$3.50-they are never
CHENEY & Co., doing business in the city Games seem to be a close second. should, by weight, the Leghorns are sold in bulk or by the 100)) by addressing
of Toledo, county and State aforesaid, the most profitable egg producers ; Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,Schenectady,
and that said firm will pav'the sum of What we said above in regard to but for a family fowl we believe the N.Y..1 .
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each the Cornish Indian Games we can black Minorcans surpass them, the
of Catarrh that cannot be
cured and every by case the use of HALL'S CATARRH verify at the present writing. If fowl being larger when required. for there is no trouble of consequencewith .

CURE. FRANK J. CHENEY. properly taken care of they grow like the table; and though possibly not a desire to set. As egg producers -

Sworn to before me and subscribed in weeds and will ordinarily average a laying so many eggs the larger size a id for table use combined,
my presence this 6th day of December, pound a month from the shell up to much more than makes up for the we certainly think the Minorcans_ -

A.D. 1886. A. W. GLEASON, standard weight for fowls of that va deficiency in number. In appearancewe excelled, weight of eggs and body.

[SEAL.] Notary Public. riety. By extra care and feed we think the plumb-bodied, glossy considered.Halifax Journal.Dr. : .

Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internallyand have had them weigh, for cockerels, plumaged Minorcan far the handsomest .

acts directly on the blood and mucous 4..,;- pounds. at .three months. Have fowl-in fact, equal in beauty to Walker's eight-acre orange
.. surfaces_ of the system.. Send for any of our readers done as well with any fowl seen in the poultry yard.It grove is showing hundreds of bloomson
testimonials, free. scrubs or other varieties or breeds? If has been claimed that Minorcans are the trees, and the six rows of
F. J. ,
J JSold by Druggists,76c. Toledo, 0. so we should like to hear from tbem not as healthy as Leghorns, but our grapefruit trees nearly all have blos
.. through the columns of the F. & F. limited experience does not corroborate soms. Mrs. Huntington's grove is

C. C. Hart, of Connecticut, a horticulturist G., giving time of hatch, time when the claim. In two years we have also showing up many blooms. The

and fruit grower, has decided weighed or thereabout, and methodsof not had a sick fowl, and,except when trees were banked by Mr. Andersonlast

to buy land in this vicinity and build care and feed. Let us hear from moulting, they have been pictures of year, which afforded much pro-

up a ten-acre lemon grove. Mr. B's you, sisters and brethren, the sisters health unless too closely confined, tection from the disastrous freezes of

large lemon tree with Sicilian lemonson especially, as we know as a general and a' few days running at large that period. Some of A. J. Smith's

it weighing one pound each decided rule they have the greater portion of would restore fully any falling off in orange trees in his grove at Hunting.

the question for him. The amount of ,the. work and care of the poultry, and appearance. Mr. J.W. Skillton, who' ton are blooming. He saved seventy-
!ana suitable for such purposes is lim- i some of them find it very hard and keeps a flock of about hundred. Mi- five buds by banking the trees before

j )ted, but can be bought in five and discouraging at times to attend to norcarf hens, endorses these views the first freeze of last season, and

ten-acre lots-Lantana item in Tropical both fowls and household duties. fully. If there is any lack of hardi- these are now showing blooms.Crescent

Sun. "- Stick to it and leave no stone unturned ness it is with the young chicks, and City Philosopher.

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The Washington "Post" has issuedan continental chess-board, trying to fore- muskmelons with pine straw and
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower
almanac and encyclopedia of over cast whether this cold wave: coming saved them, and the same party

F Y A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 Main 500 pages, containing a great amountof down from Dakota will reach Florida,. hauled sawdust and kept fires all night
.-" Street Ja sonYi11e.'F1a. miscellaneous information. Among or whether that warm wave from the and saved his .tomato patch, and he

other things is a weather forecast for Gulf will push it aside eastward beforeit thinks the strawberry blossoms are

TEEMS OF SUBSCRIPTION each Jl1onth, on the "electroplanetarytheory reaches this State.It uninjured, owing to the dense smoke

a For One Tear .....u..e. ...............$2.00For ," which will enable every man is a mighty game of chance, and from the burning.sawdust.- The warnings -
Six Months....................... ..... 1.00 to be his own Hicks. no one can understand better than are very much appreciated by
la Foreign Cooatrie ....................... 3.00 and here
", subscriptions in all cases cash in tIt the observer how impossible it is to the gardeners .fruit-growers
advance. No discount allowed on one'sownsubscriptionezceptinaclub is said that Daytona has 500 bi- predict with absolute ertainty the out- and _have been of great service to them
fl.' ( ),butts cycles for its 1,400 inhabitants. Lees- come of this staggering conflict be- this season. E. N. HOLT, P. M. '-

all allowed agents a liberal cash commission will burg was as hard hit by,.the freeze as tween the two great forces. When, Starke-About? one-third of the
be all
:. by them. Write on for subscriptions terms. obtained any place, yet the Methodist College as happened in February, 1895, a tremendous growers covered the berries and saved '

'i :: To every new subscriber we will send, there has five new pianos, and we are broadside of cold air comes them. Some were all right that were

postpaid. !* copy of Whitner's "Garden- told that these are "all in use duringall straight down from the North with resistless not covered and others lost heavily. ,

-. ing -in Florida." For two new sub- hours of the day and unto the force, it is easy to' tell that The warnings are of undoubted benefit

: scribers, at .$2.00 each, we will send, night." Florida loves pleasure, and Florida will "catch it in the neck." especially at this season.
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: postpaid of Moore's
FOulture.." copy "Orange. will have it in spite of anything. Is But-when this zigzag kind of a struggle I J. C. RICHARD.

Hates of advertising on application. it any wonder that we are poor whenwe 'is going on in the interior of the I Interlachen-On the 21st, 33 was

"'' .Remittances should be made by check, send all our money up North for continent north of us, who can tell for the lowest. I learned some small
;' postal note, money order or registered "Yankee notions" and "kickshaws. certain whether the cold or the heat in low
gardens places were injured by
letter to order oft
will the and which will
frost but generally there was no frost *
:: FJLSKES AND FEUIT GROWER Congress forced Secretary Mortonto be the stronger in Florida tonight or
to speak of. Thin ice was reported .
ifI' .' Jacksonville Fla. continue the wretched foolery of tomorrow? Who can tell whether the in a number of instances. Melonsnot
wind from the north will blow all '
peddling free seeds. The President
hurt they were mostly covered .
t CONTENTS. i II" whether it will lull? And it ;
refused to sign the bill,and this causedit night or as a result of the warning given.E. .

i- 'PWEKY Varieties of"the Pineapple; Pineapples to become a law so late in the season is just these small details which are all G. FIRKINS.
that the can do nothing except important. Whether the wind will
a at Fort My en. 195 Secretary
Ocala The late frost did
r. California Oranges-Forestry vs. Fads; to invite bids for late seeds of blow all night or not, or whether there a great
:: Notes from the Winter:Park Region; Jamaica common vegetables, which he has now will be two or three degrees more oless deal of damage to vegetation,althoughyour

t and California. Pomelos; Propagate done by circulars addressed to seeds- of cold, determine whether or not telegram was circulated well

i: from Bearing Trees......... 196 men. The seeds must not fall below there will be a frost sufficient to cut ahead of it. Some, of the planters .
TOBAcco-Cuba Tobacco Cuba Tobacco Will
; : profited by it. I am told they were
Be Short. 197 97 per cent in purity and 65 in germi down tomatoes, potatoes, etc. hauling sawdust to cover tender
FARMER AHD TaacKD.-Sea Island Cot nation. Beets must reach 150 per And when the observer is finallyable up
vegetables the whole of the afternoon .
ton-II 197 cent in germination, that-is, two seeds to give an approximate decisionas
Sweet Corn prior to the frost.
POt1LTJtThe Barred Plymouth Rock(cut);.198 I must have three sprouts! to what is going to happen, how i is H. HAROLD. .

Poultry-Keeping in Florida..00..........'199 > he to get that information swiftly and Lake Butler-The above
K Dua RURAL Hoo-Sadie's Birthday Party; Protection From Frost. I surely to the grower? Of course, he did service. A telegram

Necessary for Baby's Carriage............ 200 The subject of protection for orange I' will telegraph to all the stations he tables good were saved. great manyvege-

Frightening 301 has been reach but how is the'
trees fully discussed; can grower to
Minorcan vs. leghorn. JOHN A. KING, P. M.
201 the article relates know unless he to ? One
: EDITORIAL Notes present to vegetablesand comes town
; from Frost; Leesburg-In my opinion the warnings
Two Catalogues Received; Settlers........202 strawberries.It railroad has kindly undertaken to received here in reference to the
Markets; Raffia; An Honorable Record; is very evident that in Florida warn the growers by locomotivewhistles weather have saved the thou- -
Good Fertilizers.,... 203 the theory and practice of protection but in their zeal, the officershave growers
The Cow Pea-II....... sands of dollars. In my particular
204 few times
from frost in their sounded the
are extreme infancy, a alarm
There Is Money In It; The Home Garden; case I estimate that my damage might -
Before the misfortune when the frost be
of last hadso proved to so slightas
Sweet ]potatoes.. 205 year have been at least $1,000 if I had not. '
STATE ..... 206 disturbed the productive conditionsof to do no damage. This makes the protected my tender plants as I did after
Sweet Potatoes for 208 the State, the majority of growers growers skeptical when the danger i is
your telegrams were sent. I do not
had received profits which rendered real It takes work to cover and '
4 how could without this
Weather in Jacksonville. see we get along
y them satisfied to continue on in the old I uncover several acres of plants. But service. E. H. MOTE.
Week Ending March 23 1896. this will be remedied in time
.Our have
way. growers always trustedtoo the ob [President Board of Trade].

.S. a. much to Florida climate, If their server will give the railroad people --....----,
DATE. 0CO d IS H .s tie Mean i.e = crops were badly frosted now and more specific instructions. Two Catalogues Received.

-00 -: -::c -c; -: H then, the general results were such as A RECENT EXAMPLE. The catalogue of Reasoner Bros.' ':

March i?........... 44 53 60 43 17 S2 -.00 to render men indifferent. But i in I On the 2oth the Jacksonville ob Royal Palm Nurseries, Oneco, Flan, is
March 18.
? SO 74 44 30 59 .00 these times
March 19.....,. 63 53 TO 47 231 58 .21 of narrowing profits and server sent out warnings by telegraphs so full in descriptive text and graphic
March March 20.21........ 40 47 51.6 38 13 44 .00 widening competition-competi t o r which were also disseminated by the illustration that to read it carefully is. :
40 51 21 6
00." [ 35 .00
March 22....... 46 61 72 428 58 .00 springing up on.all sides, from Cubato F. C.. & P. Railroad. At Lawtey almost a horticultural education for the '
March 23....... 54 64 76 51 25 64Mean. .00 Jamaica Bermuda and the Bahamas
sub-tropics. It is handsome
- -- the writer's country place, so far as a specimen ,
........ 48 57 66 43 22 54 s .21 clear round the circle to Char heard from, perhaps a third of the of the prjnter's art. _

*Trace.Total rainfall. leston and Mobile-it is necessary to growers covered a part or all of their I.a The spring catalogue, NO.2, of

A. J. MITCHELL Observer. study every detail of economy. In strawberry plants with the wire-grass Ftuitland Nurseries, P. J. Berck-

.. .- word, the Florida growers can no' mulch, by simply turning it from the mans, Augusta, Georgia, does not

Northern grocerymen claim that longer afford to take any chances with path over the row from west to east, come up to the standard in mechanical ;

Florida can never produce a cocoanut frost that they can avoid. the direction of the wind. The saving execution; but the substantial at

that will compete with those from hotter February and March are the cru of bloom and 'young berries tractions of these celebrated nurseries ,

countries; her climate does not cial months for the Florida grower. effected .was. very noticeable. The stand out as conspicuous as ever.
At this time the -
.# yield a nut with a thick enough meat. two powerful forces, loss. by blighting in uncovered plantswas ..

But there will, always be a great demand heat and cold, operating in opposite twenty to twenty.fivepercent.j; in Settlers.

lor them by tourists as objectsof directions, engage in a staggeringtussle. covered plants, ten to fifteen; where The colonists are coming into the .

curiosity. First one pushes the other well covered, not over five. state in considerable force, chiefly into .

> < back and then recedes in turn. The The observer, Mr. A. J. :Mitchell, the two extremes, West Florida and .
There trouble in the practiced observers of the Government .
Cal has received '
I a number of letters from Dade County, though there are hun
ifornia, Fruit Exchange. It is broadly I are all the while studying' the other the
points showing results there; dreds drifting into the intervening.
intimated that the'officers received re- weather maps; at least once a day, some of these here
are quoted : sections. These are coming, not as a .
bates from the railroads sometimes oftener recast them in >
amounting to they Belleview
Warnings referred to result of the freeze, but-in spite of'it,
$20,000 or over and accordance with telegrams from Wash 1
pocketed them. "
were promptly distributed and as a as a recoil from the Northwest, where
The general manager resigned,thoughit ington. This map is crossed with result all vegetables about here were settlement has been in
is not believed that he was in this spider web lines which the winds blow protected and saved. many places i
too fast. have
inside deal Another' exchange omit- hither and thither to suit themselves pushed They found J
C. T. TRASK. that it takes longer to raise trees for a
ted all names and marks from the cata Take, for instance, the Jacksonville Orange Park-One melon grower windbreak against the blizzards

logue of auction sales of oranges, thusenabling observer. In these days we are 9ften' stated that he covered up an acre of there than it does to raise an up .
them to make such returns to in his office and we nearly always find melons and thereby saved them. Another i grove in Florida The growing sea '

the growers as they pleased.. ,him engaged in a study of this great fruit-grower covered up an acre J JL son is so short up there that a [late ._

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It frost or a drouth frequently destroys shade higher, and the bulk of the supply>> THE?

their: one and only crop. But in has been freely offered at 25 to 30a, with

Florida seed time and harvest are sure quite poor ranging Potatoes.down to 18 to 20c. FIRST NATIONAL BAN OF FLORIDA:

at least once a year, often twice or .
Bermuda and Havana have been in ,

three times. Our soil is poor, but an light receipt, and slightly higher. Small JACI :SONVILLE. r/-/

energetic, economical man can soon lots of Florida potatoes arrive and work '-

create a paying fertility. The fer- out slowly at irregular pricesqualitypoor. The Oldest National Bank in the State. v

tility of Florida sands was washed out Fancy Vineland sweet potatoes 1

of them into reservoirs in order to steady but ordinary grades drag heavilyat CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED, 1894. >pfBy :

the lower figures quoted: Bermuda, conservative,yet liberal methods this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity '". '
render human .
i them for
healthy No. 1, 4.50 to 6.00; No. 2, 2.00 to 3.00j; strength and ability to meet legitimate demands. "-" -

pation. These reservoirs are the Havana, No. 1, 4.50 to 5.50; Yellow drafts We buy all and sell of foreign the world.and domestic exchange: on the most favorable terms, drawing our*own,."' ,- '.4
on -
muck and phosphate beds the sea- sweets, Vineland fancy per bbl., 3.50 -
; We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
weed, the fish; and the fertility simplyhas to 4m favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention -.

to be hauled back where wanted. Vegetables. JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Imports for the week-Bermuda 12
President. Cashier.
crates onions and 753 crates of various;

Markets Havana 5,820 crates onions and 734 crates Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent. -.' ,;.
various. .'
x x y v -...
Receipts of onions for the week 3,709 < "

JACKSONVILLE FLA., March 27. barrels. Celery in fair demand when THE LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES >;l
large-but small and medium plenty and -. -
Corrected by Marx Bros. slow a little extra from California .
; large are offering fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for season of'95 and 96,including limited supply of -
These are average quotations. Extra choice New Orleans and Flonda sells above top'
lots fetch prices above top quotations,while poor
quotations. Florida have arrived
vegetables -
Strawberries,perquart..h... .a>to .25 more freely this week, last Savannah
Lemons Messina,-DOX.............i..* 3.75 steamer bringing 2,400 pkgs. Cabbage Also Fruit Tardiffs.
Apples lDbl...... .................... 4.30Englldi Grape Sanford's, Magnum and Bonum Villa Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie. Tangerine and .. .
sold generally at 2.00 to 2.25 until common Orange Sicily Lemon Franca Lemon. Grown to stakes. All on Sour
Peas, dried,bu.... .......... 1.50 stocks. Write for to
Peas, Clay bushel............ ....... 1.25 Friday when market advanced 25 cents. prices
Whippoorwill................. 1.25 Beets more plenty from both Florida and v. w. HAwKIw 1 & 19O1 TIi v '
.. ... .... Georgetown Fla
.J.ady.- .. .. sa. 1.75 -
41 Blackeye....................... 1.50 .New Orleans and weaker. At the close
Browneye..... ................ 1.25 few bunch beets exceed 3.00 to 4.00 and .
... Cocoanuts.: ........................a 375 crates sell mainly at 1.25. Cauliflowerin VInSON & co., -. .
/ Peanuts,beat brand...................;losto.osMij
Cabbage.Florida, each ................. .06 to .08 moderate supply from California and COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
[f Potatoes New York bbl............. 1.25 selling well when choice. Eggplants :'..
"h sacks ........,..u........ 1.00 have weakened under increased offerings

11;- New Early York Rose Seed.Potatoes-..................... 1.35 and outside quotations are extreme; muchof -3: HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS iE-- '
., Hebron...... ;............ ....... 1.35 the stock from both Havana and Florida .
B Peerless.........................._ 1.35 is poor and much neglected. New Oranges, Lemons, Pineapples, Eerly Vegetables of all Kinds. -
l Dakota Red ...................... 1.35 ..and ..;
f Chill Red......... ................ 1.35 Orleans lettuce plenty very weak No. 20 West Front Street, CINCINNATI, OHIO.
Ten barrel lots, xoc.less. _., with most sales from 3.00 to 3.00, very ------
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Ij l Yellow Onions,bbl i 7S poor lower and only fancy higher; Florida -
Red Onions, sacks.. ................. I.SOBw. makes it valuable for other purposes, SOWERS, BROTHER & CO. I
and while
..,......_.,.......- .-- '.12 to .13 i. has arrived more freely a such as tying up tender plants and veg- .
few fancy marks have worked out as highas PITTSBURGH, PA.
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. etables. Those who once use it rarely go
Corrected by Davis& Robinson. 2.50, average sales have been in rangeof back to the old-time bass bark and cotton Fruits and Produce

Yellow Yama,bush:....... .......... joto .35 1.00 to 2.00. Charleston lettuce poor twine. One thus expressed his sat-
Sweet Potatoes, ....:................. .30 and low. Beans and peas have been in man Receive and sell.In ear load iota and smaller -
Hubbard squash, bbl................. 1.50 isfaction: "Raffia. is the only thing to quantities all Product of the Orchard.Garden,
Florida and have
Lettuce doz............................ .08 to .20 quite a free supply from use for buds and grafts. We smile to see Dairy,Hennery and I1 arm.
Celery .... ..u...... ........- .30 to .35 sold well when prime at 2.00 to 2.50 with others use cotton string calico and that Send for our UtUe boot"Surge tonl to Shippers Uirktt
EK Plants bbl......................3.00104.00 fancy 2.75 to 3.00 but few of the peas show Reports,Special Befereoeef,Stoncll,etc.,ail tree.
Tomatoes crates ._................1.5010250Sweet and sort of rubbish. I Inquiries and Correspondence I Invited.
exceed 2.50
Pepper bu. ...............--. 2.00 .I quality to poor range Should our readers require'further information -
Green Beans,crate................ .... 2.00 much lower; peas in small, baskets are ,it can be obtained from Thomas
Peas,crate..................... 2.00 neglected and shippers should use standard Bradley
Tnrnips bunch................ ....... .03 to.o6 size. Tomatoes in fair demand when Meehan & Sons, Germantown, Pa., who RedJUld. 'Eugene B. Redfleld.
Pumpkins, each.........__........ .osto' .10 handle it largely. ESTABLISHED 1871.
Kershaws,,each.... ........ ......... ,05 to .10 ripe and 2.75 to 3.00 is occasionally > <
Parsley per doz.bunches............... .10 to .15 reached but most lots green or otherwise REDFIELD & SON,
Green onions,per doz.bunches....... .15 to.25 and from 2.00 2.50or "An Honorable Record. .
Pepper hot bushel,................... 1.00101.50 unattractive selling or American Commission
From the Agriculturist April, 1894.] Merchants
Sage,well cared lb...........__.....S. .25 lower when very poor. [
Hena..___._....._...n. .30 to-35 Beets, Florida, per crate 1.00 to 1.25; Having used various brands of Mapes' -AND-
ll00stera.-- .25 100 2.50 to 5.00 Cabbage manures on our own farm and garden for
Half-grown.._...w................ .25 per bunches ; ,
Turkeys, per pound gross............ .10 to .12 Florida, new, 2.25 to 2.50; Eggplant, Fla. the past twenty-five years with unfailing Fruit Auctioneers
Du cks._-.._.....-,.. ............ 35 and Hav., per box, 1.00 to 4.00; Lettuce, good results we are clad to note the en- ,
Geese. ...,.._-...................... 35 to -4 New Orleans barrel, 1.50 to 3.50; viable record which these fertilizers have 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia,Pa.
New Beets per 100..........MM...... .75 to 1.00 Florida half-barrel basket 1.00 to made at the Connecticut Experiment Sta We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
WaterCress, doz. bunches ... .25 to .35 per ,
per either heretofore
sale which has
Cauliflower doz...................... 75 to 1.50 2.00; Charleston, per bushel basket, 50c tion. In the Station Record, recently our custom at private)or the( auction system ( been
Leeks perdoz bunches.......;...... .25 the of 8ixty one nitro- by recently
to 1.00 Onions Bermuda crate 2.50 published analyses ? added to basin ) desire
our MW an
; per von may
Radl'hesperdoz..................... .10 to .20 and
Cucumbers crate...... ............... 4.00 to 2.75; Havana, 1.75 to 2.00; Peas, green, genous superphosphates seventysixspecial
New Potatoes per barrel ............ 3.00105.00 Florida, per crate, 1.50_ to 2.75; String manures show that Mapes' heads
................. with
Spinach per b she1. 5 beans Florida 2.00 to 3.00 Tomatoes the list in both classes. Compared
cabbage: Florida .................... .04 to .07 ; fertilize QUICK WORK .
Wild Ducks......... ..... ...... .... ..15 to .35 Florida, per carrier, 1.50 to 3.00; per the cost to the farmer, these ,
Rabbits.....................a........ .10 crate, 1.50 to 2.50; _Key West, per carrier, have been found to have the highest val- In selling and for Fruits and
Squirrels...n. ..............u........ .o8to .10 25 to 500 Ha- uation. paying Vegetable
2.50 box is
to shipped to trott U H
1.50 peck
t tir
Quail. .f........ .... ....>. .....-.... ..12.71Doves. ; per ; GOODS us U BY GROW.
................,..H11.i... .oSalsiiy vana, per carrier, 1.00 to 2.00.BATTEBSON. GIVE FIR- T PLACE SENT BECAUSE WE NEVER .
,per dozen bunches......:.... .25 to<.30 & Co. Good Fertilizers.In BUY OURSI!!.V2S. They are protectedby
t m t our 40 years txi: eritnce without default
New York Markets. a leaflet entitled "If You Have ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
Pittsbur Market. Money to Burn," Messrs.Wilson &Toom- and financial stabiliu which any bank or
t. of this city show that they are adroit merchant having mercantile report can
ere ,
Oranges. Strawberries Florida .25 .50 tomatoes vetify-th try us-W> BELIEVE OUR
; mixers of
advertisers well
California oranges have been in moder- fancy, Florida, per carrier, 3.00, fertilizers. From personal experience, we your name for uut quotations. Sttudl aDe
', ate receipt and there has been some in- 5.00i ordinary, 1,00,150; head lettuce, can say that their fertilizers seem to be cards fr e. Letters piompily answered
in the movement. Prices are firm basket 1.00 1.50 i-bbl. bas- oJ
crease per Dn. ; compounded of pure, fresh materials;
: ranging generally from $3.25 to 350 with ket, 1.50, 2,00; Cucumbers, Southern, they certainly give good results. They FRENCH & CO., .-

fancy lots of desirably size? reaching per doz., 50, 75; new beets, per doz., evidently carry no dead weight in their /I
Warren St. New York
$3.75. and some exceptionally choice are .50, .75; New Beans, Green; per box, composition 116 ,

held even a shade higher. A small lot 3.50 4.50; wax 3.50 to 4.50, egg plants, .. ESTABLISHED 1855
Florida oranges arrived Friday; sold. at Florida fancy, 2.50 3.50; cauliflower,
$5.50 to 6.00. Florida, 3.00,4.00; California, 3.00,4.00; Both Great Britain and Venezuela will

Strawberries asparagus, large fancy, per doz. bunches, furnish the Venezuelan Commission information '
Receipts Florida berries. have been 900 to 10.00; New Florida cabbage, 2.25 respecting their boundary claims. The United States Senate is as degen

'; quite liberal this week and the late arrivals to 2.50; pineapples, doz., 1.75 to 2.50. erate a body as the Englbh House of
have shown somewhat poorer SOMERS BRO. & Co. There were some twenty tangerine trees Lords. A clique declare that if not allowed

} ; quality than heretofore.. Many of the which escaped destruction in the Brown free coinage of silver legislation

,', nper Iota have lacked brightness and attractive 1 FOR tying buds and grafts,, Raffia is and Palmer groves at Interlachen, Fla., shall be obstructed. -
probably owing to claimed oy many of the best-known nur- and give promise of a crop of fruit this still
:' unfavorable appearance weather before picking; serymen to be unequalled. It is said to year. Some grapefruit, budded into The insurgents are holding their

t- have been too and,positively be the most economical (and that shouldat stumps last spring at the same place,have own in Cuba. It is reported of the new
many green,
.I., fancy quality has been hard to find.. once claim the user's attention), gives fine branching tops eight to ten feet high, I Genera ,'Veyler, that in the former Cuban ustruggle
and will probably be bearing trees for the be caused women to be stripped
satisfaction and is most convenientof
:: Prices for the grades shown have declined most ,
t. him while his
that naked and to dance before
visitors to
delectation of the 96-7
.. ; about the best lots arriving have any material used for similar purposes. 1 -
sold at 80 to 3oc.,with only rare sales a It is loft and pliable, yet strong,which ; beautiful place. "( soldiers beat'> them with switches.

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The Cow Pea-n. early; if seed, quite late. Hence the -----FINEST I-
VARIETIES. sugar planters follow of Louisiana, who systematically P EGANSZMTGORKNOWN N Potatoes
a prescribed rotation -
The so-called varieties of cow peas ,
of with and
crops peas as
are very numerous. No systematic
-- one of the courses, frequently serious- Our TEXAS SOFT-SHELL
method of
and average
collecting Melons
< has ever been adopted.classifyingthem Nearly ly injure the corn crop in order to secure 40\ to pound often 25 to pound. The best quality, I Tomatoes, Cabbage,

community has ,. with i an early crop of peas, and thus guaranteed to bear and pay in five years. Pronounced Turnips, Lettuce, Peas, Beets,
every a pea spec ahead
obtain a of vines for aU others by Agricultural Departments
heavy turning -
crop Onions and all
characteristics the Vegetables re-
bearing ,
name 1 i under in and and Horticultural Societies aU over the
August September
of some prominent farmer whose enterprise United States. First-class one-year trees, with move large quantities of Potash
for of The
preparatory a crop cane. whole roots,only 82 for 10
84 for
led him to import it, or to ; : 27(foracre);
originate it by selection from same peas planted in July and August J2Mc c by hundred; special prices in large lots. from the soil. Supply.Potash'.
some will make small vines, but a good crop Our FARMER'S PRIDE FIELD CORN, im- ...
found in his his
sport neighbor'sfield.
or of (seed). Since the time of proved by us Shells over one pound to
peas white
In this State we have the"King" the ear; pure kernels, nearly i inch long,
maturing constitutes one of the X inch wide: ; guaranteed to produce nearly one-
pea, the "Colvin" pea, and characteristic varieties it is fourth more grain on same land than any known.
others known only locally, as the re- easilyseen Our WONDERFUL PEAS are a wonder. Bear
how varieties thus be multi three times as much as ordinary kind. Great
f sult of patient care and intelligence may soil-improver Only takes four quarts to plantan in liberal quantities by the use
on the part of the originators. Could plied. on acre. We land.made 30 bushels per acre this year of fertilizers not
common Price Corn containing
careful collection of all of the var- 250.; 4 pounds, $i, postpaid; peck f i; bushel,$3
ieties thus distributed throughout the Varieties are thus distinguished by by circulars freight giving or express.full description.Order now Address or send for less than- 10% actual Pot-

Southern States be made, their number th} e form, size and color of the seed, CAROLINA SEED AND PECAN CO., ash. Better and more profit-

would largely exceed 100. by habits of growth as to vines .or 130 W. Fourth St.,Winston,N. C. able yields are sure to follow.Our .
It is further believed that soil and pods, time of maturity and color and '
pamphlets are not advertising circulars booming -
< climate and method of cultivation are size of pods. When the peas are special fertilizers but are practical works contain.

factors in the modification of charac closely packed in the pod, giving thema are log reaUy latest researches helpful to on farmers.the subject They of are fertilization sent free and for

teristics, which if repeated will pro rounded form, and the pod conformsto ffRRYSSEfDS the salting.GERMAN

:. duce a differential sufficient to constitute the shape of the bean within, giv 93 KALI Nassau WORKS St.,New York.

a new variety. Experiments have ing it, when viewed in a perpendicular
position a sinuous outline the Perfect seeds grow
shown that the ,
clay '
pea, usually a paying crops. Periect: seeds,
; ,heavy runner, may by continued culti varieties .are styled "owders," the are not grown by c ance. 1otb QDRAYEROALYANIZED
vation on a sandy soil in higher lati- simple meaning of which is that the Ing lug Ferry's Is ever I left!Seeds.to chance. Dealers in grow-ll

tudes become a bunch pea. The seeds are crowded in the pod.Vhen them evtrywhere. Write ffJrFERRY'S -

_' writer has grown two varieties of clay the seed are somewhat flattened, rather COPPER, $4.00SOLID $8.50

peas whose seed were in every way kidney-shaped, and are not so closely SEED ANNUAL You All Want this Catalog.AllimprovemcnuAuto.
identical in appearance side by side, crowded in the hull, the latter not for 1896. Brimful of valuable t -
;- showing distinctly the outline of the Information about best and lowest matte Agitator, etc. Will
on same ground and under the seeds. Freeby mall.D. spray trees 20 ft.high. We
same'mode of treatment d yet one enclosed seed, they are called "kid M. FERRY & CO., ': are the largest manufacturers
:, and sell the most. We
varieties and Detroit, Mich. -
would prove to be a prolific bunch neys. Perhaps po.sibly are the originators of low

and the other an immense runner. One species, are better diferentiatedby prices. Just in Knapsack send for our Sprayer Illust-
would early ripen its fruit, while the : these characteristics than any Agents Wanted. catalog.never mind stamp.
other hardly produced, late in the other. The color of the seed is per- jLESOX SPRITES CO.15 West St. Pittsfleld,Hug.

season, seed enough to replace those haps more diverse than any other Cured. Home Permanently. treat

sown. characteristic.colors, white, black Given and the red three, and solid the C A N C E R ment knife DK. $20 JOh to plaster.S3S. No B.E Right in Sight '

EFFECTS OF LATITUDE. combinations which can be made HARRIS, Port Sure SavingShown
Varieties are greatly modified by from them are almost countless if care .
Well send General Catalogue
latitude. Seed be taked in you our
grown continuously completely differentiating
and Buyers Guide, if yot
in Louisiana havior. Some will be immense "trailers
are apt to adapt them them. Hence cow peas with many send us 15 cents in stamps. Tha:
selves to this latitude and spend a colors, white to black through red, ," running flat on the ground for pays part postage or expressage, ant
large part of their energies in and their combinations, &re obtainable. twenty feet (as the "conch"). Some keeps off idlers.

making vines before putting on Color is a feature of cow peas will start.off erect, then begin to run It's a Dictionary of Honest Values

fruit.The same seed grown inVirginia which can easily be modified by selec- making finally a large quantity of vines s, matter Full of where important buy.information Pages ni
you 700
continuously will make less tion. In nearly every lot of clay peas while others will snoot up erect, and 12,000 illustrations: tells of 40,001
f vine and mature their'fruit in a shorter will be found light and dark shades of from erect stems send off fruit. Hence articles and right price of each. On

r. time, adapting themselves to their en cream. The author once separated the farmers usually denominate themas profit only between maker and use

; vironment, i i. e., will be acclimated. If these, and by continued separate "trailers," "runners" or "bunch. Get it.MONTGOMERY. .

,seed of this variety, taken both from plnatings obtained on the one hand a While the habit of growth is not an WARD & CO.,

t Louisiana and Virginia, be sent to a pea approaching white in color, and unerring characteristic of variety, yet ,111-116 Michigan Ave., Chicagc

I northern latitude, it will probably b on the other nearly red. A large mae it serves our purpose of classifying the DIETZ DRIVING LAMP.

found by cultivating them, that the jority of the varieties are. white whollyor tendencies of,varieties. I have never

t. Virginia! seed will produce I less vine in part. seen the "conch" pea otherwise thanas A Driving Lamp that gives a brill-

and give fully matured fruit, while SIZE OF PEA a trailer, nor the "pea of the back lent light and will not blow nor jar out

t: those from Louisiana would spend may vary from very large to very small, woods" anything but a bunch. That is the kind we offer you.

i. their energies in making vines only. and yet some varieties growing very Upon the habits of growth dependlargely Price, 83.SO.
f Such results have been noted the successful mowing of pea
by sev large seed in one place
may produce a Delivered in U. S. Canada
anywhere or
eral of vines by the mowing machine. Trailers
our experiment The medium pea in another, the change
Cornell Bulletin No. 61, details are difficult to mow. Runnerspres Satisfaction
page 335, being superinduced either through soil !
nt some difficulties but it a Guaranteed
experiments with seed obtained or: climate, or both. may,
from North Carolina, Arkansas and I So, too, with size of pod. As a rule with care, be accomplished, while Send for bookFreeB.EDI

Louisiana, and closes with remarks, the crow ers are shorter than the kidneys bunch peas are as easily mowed as ti COMPANY

"there appears to be a difference in the ,but the length of either is greatly timothy grass.

samples of, the same variety coming modified by environment. The prevailing Time of maturity is a very varying 60 LAIGHT STy

from different sources. The Black color of the hulls of cow factor, modified largely by the time of hEW YOR1
and peasis planting, character of soil and latitude
Clay from North Carolina
matured straw color, yet several varieties are .
well,while those from Louisianadid nowgrown with decidedly colored Yet varieties are so indelibly i impressed 9' I

not. The author emphasizes the pods. Accidental variation was doubtless ,in times of maturity,that they .
importance of securing seed from the seized upon, and by careful selec exhibit these characteristics for a longtime J I Ii

northernmost station when choosingseed tion and propagation a permanent va until bred out of them by modifying i i- 1 ;
for in environments. It is usual to
growing the North. nation obtained. : speak of -.-;r._w ,;,-"'_ X1t,... ._
TIME OF PLANTING.In i "very early, "early, "me
HABITS OF GROWTH. dium," "late" and "very late" varie
the far South time BRITISH GOLD COM BACK
for planting The habits of growth are not constant ties. These terms are full of meaning
largely modifies the time of maturity as above shown, even in the for varieties grown locally and thoroughly On Feb. 17th we received an order from an English ,
Railway fat another ten miles of fence also a remit
and the tendency to vinin It is a i same variety. Yet it is well known acclimated. But for use rn tan'In & s d. for the last ten miles. This third .
'c' common but truthful that i f order proves that the favorite American fence aha :
saying, itl that under the Same circumstances different northern latitudes they are, as already the Englishman also. ;

->'..:.vines. .,',.' .are desired, peas should be so. varieties, will vary greatly. in be- explained, comparative, only. PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Mich.

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There is on the crabgrass-then when a few if :
Money In It. JOHN L. MARVIN, -

Now is the time for farmers and any, small, stunted,. tough vegetablesare H. T. BAYA,President. THOS. W. CONRAD.. ';1.
the result who is to blame?
gardeners to have an eye out for fer- Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
tilizer and when you drive into the "Oh," says Farmer Told-you-so, CAPITAn 100000.

village or large town see if you can'tfinq "don't buy your seeds of that man.

a load of accumulated trash in Why, I planted nearly everything he .
some. hotel, boarding house, store, or we a -
private house back yard. It is generally decent mess of vegetables yet-all ,

composed of sweepings and trash-now I .warn you; and they'remore FLORIDA V. .

Takings of the yard, ashes carelessly bother than they're"worth any- Respectfully solicits you Deposits Collections and Geneva

dumped here and here, cigar stumps how, even if they'd grow. I Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .,
and' tobacco from spittoons, and all "Garden stuff" will not grow anywhere -

manner of stuffrich in potash,ammoniaand under the sun without attentionof -
other food. the proper kind. I don't considera INVITED.
plant ; People are gladto
have it drawn away and it is not few rows of turnips, or a dozen or so DXRJtO'X'OR s

half as offensive to handle as some cabbages supplementing the patch of John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,

commercial mixtures and just as good. sweet potatoes, a garden by any means. H. T. Baya, T.W. Koby, Judge R. B.Archibald,
Some will say that is too small business Seed should be started early,and whenin Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson
of Or H. Robinson. John B. Hartrldge
danger frost the plants
for me. I would not be seen young

scraping around people's back yards.I may easily be protected-newspapers, -
don't aboutit small boxes, or anything convenientcan
see anything degrading
be put over them the cartridge
any more than for the junk man to ; square
pick his old iron brass boxes that accumulate where the
up copper, .
bones, horns, etc and convert it into good man is a hunter, are found ex-
actly-suited for covering quite An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
money. A few years ago I took a young best advantage.-AUTHORlZED CAPITAL$300.000.)
load of just such compost from behind plants. Lettuce, radishes,onions and BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply. boxes and paper on
order. Write for price list and terms.
and in ofIrish some others need no protection. Tomatoes -
a grocery store put a patch
should be in boxes
potatoes with it. It was a dry sown injhe GEO. R.FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF..Vice-president
house, may be set out of doors in the ALBERT M.IV B.Gen'l Mgr.and Treas. M. P. TURNER w v retarr.
year and very few potatoes matured. DIRECTORS-Geo.R. Fairbanks,Alachua Co.; E.G.Hill Bradford Co. Dr.E. E.Pratt
One of my careless farmer friends sun during the day, and brought in at It f1Isboro Co.; John Fabyan,Lake Co.; Hy Crutcber.Orange (Co.; D. Greenleaf Duval Co.; ,
night when nights are cool then when J. D. Mead, Duval Co. A. Brady Brevard Co.: F. G.Sam Co.j d.V.Hillyer, .
called on me one day and I asked hint\ Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton,Putnam Co.; M. 8.Moremaa _6t
out to and hill the earth is sufficiently warmed to war- Johns Co.; C..F. A. Bielby, volusia Co.;Irving Keck Polk Co. -
see my potatoes, dug a Addressall correspondence to the-Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville: ,Fla, Stencils,
for him, fifteen potatoes of eating size rant planting; the young tomato plantsare with full packing and shipping Instructions furnished on application. .
to the hill. He looked at them and ready, and no time lost. Besides '

said, "I have lived in Florida twenty- you will be using this excellent "fruit JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
of the vine" long before the rains be- ,
five years and that is the best hill of
I in the State. gin to devastate the gardens, and the
potatoes ever seen dug
Did it pay with potatoes at $2.20 per vines begin to "scald," an important Grocers and Commission Merchants
point in growing tomatoes. There are
bushel for me to spend an hour or so
which .so many different and equally nice DEALERS '
drawing compost ready use ..
was a better plant food, and retainedthe vegetables, and individual taste differsso :r Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
moisture better than anything I that I could not advise in regardto

could have times what should be planted in the Flor- Tobacco Etc. .
bought at ten the \ Cigars, .
cost? ida spring garden. Some are much .... .

:' Until those who work the soil pay more easily grown than others, and '. < Jaokson.vi11e: Florida.. '

j: more attention to saving fertilizers some are truly "too much bother" as .,(
not suited to our soil and climate- "-
that under their
\; are going to waste PRICE-L.ISTOF'WHISKIES
seedsmen here ..tell'you this in their I' :
i feet and stop going to that already
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catalogues (at least Mr. Hastings does), MANONGAHNIARYE.t 50 CABINET BOURBON |6oo ..
too thin pocketbook for a hot dry PARKER...... ............,..... ........... I 75 J. MARTIN RYE..... ...........__...... J 00
commercial that will thin and when that is the case, do not ORANGE VALLEY................. ...... a oo VIRGINIA GLADES......................_ 4 00
f carry crops waste time and labor but plant SPRINGVALLEY........ ................. 250 OLD BOURBON.................... .50o
till the drouth comes and then leave your BALTIMORE CORN .................... 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................. 5 oo .
them and blow the vegetables better suited to Florida. NORTH CAROLINA CORN... ............. 250 OLD BAKER.... ... ................,.....500
to dry up away, they For home home-made fertilizers CLIFTON CLUB......"..................... 3 MONFROSE VELVET RYE.........._..- 6 oo
will always have thin pocketbooksand a garden, -

disappointed hopes. I am talking and those from cow pea and JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, sac; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office
stable all that needed. money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C O. D. Remit with order.
are are
to the'average working.farmer and .. -- -- A complete price-list of Groceries,and Wine List,sent free on application. -
gardener now one whose income and i
Sweet Potatoes.
living must come out of the soil.- JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

Southern Ruralist. There is one thing in growing sweet ..

". .. 1..-- potatoes that I find even the Southern

j f": The Home Oarden. farmers ,have not yet got on to generally KAFFIR SEED CORN FOR SALE
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< ... and that is in plowing not to ,

;.:: : Every one should have a good garden break the ground under where the BRAISED HERE IN FLORIDA.I .-

j' and it is far less trouble and ex- plants are set. When I prepare the
raised fifteen to twenty thousand grains aud over to the one grain planted and saved the
pense than one who has never tried land for planting,before putting in the CHOICEST HEADS FOR SEED. This Is not the miserable Sorgo,broomcorn trash,that has been
1 might suppose. It is not necessary to plow, I fertilize the row with any good palmed off through catalogues heretofore on us suckers but I WILL WARRANT EVERY SEED
i 1. <.-" plant everything in the seedsman's potato fertilizer,and then turn a furrowon Plant from now till in July and raise double the grain and fodder that you can from any other _
catalogue, not even to try Tiovelties to it on one side, and then anotheron crop.81.75 will; four send acres enough, 83. seed,prepaid,of either variety to plant one acre for 81; two acres, ,

who takes interest the other side leaving some six
t' -. though a_ person an ,
.' in such matters will always do it. inches, which contains the fertilizer, WM. L. ORANGE, MANNVILLE, FLA.;

l;' Most people have their favorite vege- unbroken. Directly over this I set my

.H.: : tables, and it is best to put in the plants. The object is to prevent the ESTABLISHED 1883.

ground, ,for home use, simply such as roots: of the plants running deep into

:t'j the family prefer to. have upon the the ground, resulting in -a profusionof
i.: .table the housewife can usually vines and"rootlets" instead of good- Ri era Peoan Grove an Peoan Nurseries

;i advise: upon this question-and then sized, symmetrical potatoes. With ,

L: take proper care of them. Too many this method the plants put out early to ON BLAPKWATER BAY, SANTA BOSA COUNTY, FLA.

,.. plant this and that, a little of everything give a long season, and fairly well fertilized '

:... they take a fancy to in the a good crop is assured. How Paper-Shell Pecans. One-Year-OId Trees, I 1896.; .
I. sp catalogues (they like the looks much fertilizer? About 800 to 1,000
0 n n 0 n One-year-old Paper-shell PECAN TREES,6 to 18 inches high entire taproot,at 5 cenUZlhUUU
!: .,. of it in the picture), get tired when pounds to the acre. per tree i $3 per hundred; $2$ per thousand. Terms,cash with order i Money Order
f|; the real Florida weather comes let the While restoring his grove, Esquire 1 on Bagdad Postofflce preferred. Postage must accompany orders to be shipped DV mall,
j or same will be deducted from the order. Shipments u direOed; in absence of directions mil ship
i j t':' ground pack about the roots: weeds Berkleman is amusing himself in reclaiming by Express. .

1:'. and grass choke them, even if they a swamp and making a strawberry rNo Responsibility After Shipment. .

**;"- Have made much headway-we all patch thereon, and in general P. Box **. *-

. ;..'-: .know. that persistent war must be made 'arming.-Southern Ruralist ARTHUR. BROWN, BAGDAD, FLORIDA.

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1L; Mr.... Hart has just shipped a car BULBS CBNT- -fV OED'! COL UMN. W. KERV A.'i 30 WEST TWENTY-

load of cattle to Key West, which he PLANTS. L. Ninth street,New York. Agency for sale
and exchange of Florida property. Send full
F ''took from U
here to Jacksonville and description,price and terms of what you wish tosell.
'r stall-fed them for ninety days. In the Butterfly Lily :recently catalogued as RATES.-Twenty words, name and address 3-7-5
{ "White Canna"by some enterprising flor! one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents. Noth
ninety days they gained yery nearly ists),bnratiful ana fragrant...............ice. ing taken for less than 25 cents. BUDWOOD FOR SALE-Drake Point
500 pounds Canna-Giant Cardinal tall and showy.......10 is the time to order and be
apiece, as they weighed, C. N ensiafine yellow...................10 Advertisements for' this column MUST' be pre- ready for the first flow of sap. Get it from budded
on an average 1,069 when put on the C. Ro&tiara,bronze laved...................10 paid. bearing trees, fifteen to eighteen years old.
S at Jacksonville. Now C. Flacdda.the"Orchid Canna" .... .......10 Send no stamps larger than two cents. The following varieties on hand : Parson Brown
cars why can Caladium Esculentnm-elephant'* ear......-.to Harris, Cunningham Fhares, Sanford's Mediter
Initials and
TThe figures count as one word.UOR ranean.Jaffa, Riverside Navel Drake Star. We
; we.not feed them here, therebysavmg' above collection for 50 cents.
also have a limited supply large Grapefruitbuds.
; '.the 'exo/bitant rates (which, some of Amaryllis Equestre; 6 cents each; three for Prices of above varieties f 5 per thousandor
Isc.;six for ...............................2SC. 1' SALE. CHEAPSIMPLICITYHoney 75 cents per hundred, delivered., Address
:lour truck growers will understand) Tuberose bulbs,fine doable,sc. each; six for.25 .{ Extractor,good as new. W.GRAHAM DRAKE POINT GROVE, Yalaha, Lake County.
; from here to Jacksonville, and then Tuberose smaller size, per dozen............10 SMITH, Lake Como, Florida.. it Florida 2-15-ya.
OnUs bulbs(rose-colored),per dozen.......10
from Jacksonville back to Fort Meade. Madeira vine,50.each six for..............25 UD P OOD..EIGHTY THOUSANDHart's BLACK I BEST BREED for the South,
-Fort Meade Pebble. Prreskia Acu1eata,eacn....... ...........n. 10 B Tardiff, Ruby St. Michael King, 17 Q QT7 Yl Pure blood and safe transit guaran-
Night-bloomingCereus (C grand lora.2O TanR'erlneandPome1o. J. W. & P. D. WAIT JDDDHA1 teed. For circular address ROSE-
fv A, gain of 500 pounds in ninety Honeysuckle Halliana,white, fragrant ... .. ,10 Magnolia Grove and Nurseries Belleview, Fla.328ti. PIGS. I I.AlUiPLa.lirATION,1Jainbrldge,G&*.
Coral, Fu. fa-fiowerM ...
or honeysuckle 10 2-29-4
; -: .days, we fear-is rather apocryphal.The Ampelopsis,quin que folic(American Ivy)...10
: Wisteria Sinensis............ .................20 JERSEY RED PIGS.-A FEW JERSEYx
:;;j. Lakeland"Orange Leaf"states Crotalaria Retusa (West India Rattlebox,or WANTED TW GOOD BUDDERS, for sale. Aged two'to ten months.
ist. State lowest price per day, Males and females. Bred from good stock. Prices
Yellow .
: Sweet Pea), good plants, each. 1049To
Jj ; I that the strawberry.crop in its vicinity those who purchase twenty-fire cents'" and give recommendations. F. D. WAITS,Belle- from $4 to $:o. O. CUJTE, Experiment Station,
,. 4 worth of bulbs and view, Fla. 3-28-3 Lake City, Fla. 2-tf
: will yield about $26,000 this season, or plants enclose five cents
additional -
towards paying postage, I will sendcuttings
: ,and:adds; "This is greater: than the of a handsome fragrant cream tea rose; FOB COUGHS, ASTHMA AND THROAT Dis- SALE.-THE HOME PLACE OF

r orange crop of 1895 and 1896 and it or if preferred of the Cherokee rose; both fine, ORDEBS "ifrotm'a Bronchial Troche are FOR H. Turnley,atXake Weir, Fla. Five-room
ever-green climbers; or variegated Lantana cut- an effectual remedy. Sold only in boxes. cottage, stables, etc.,all in good repair. Addressor
goes to show that the truck-growers of tings. can on JOHN I,. CARNEY, Lake Wdr, Fla.

Lakeland are doing as well as could SEEDS. ROSES Yourae1edtonlS cts.minelower. 2.22I0IjORSALEforcashtimeorttadeorangegroves

: be expected. Besides this crop, the' Two cents per packet, or 5 packets for 8c. Tennessee. ED. NIXON, Chattanooga 3-28- : '

3, acreage in potatoes cabbages and tomatoes Canna Flaccida. Giant Cardinal; C.Nepa- Fla. ,
: : 3-It-ibt
lensis;Balloon vine; White Cypress; Thun- BUFF WYANDOTTE EGGS.ONE DOL-
: is quite large, and hundredsof bergia;' Wisteria; Velvet Bean; Crotalaria; thirteen for balance of season. Bronze DESCRIPTION
Rionus (Palma Christ!) Lantana Zinnias, Turkey Eggs fifty-pound gobbler, Kentucky SEND AND PRICE OF
dollars will be realized from these ; ; for sale .
to W.
hens dollar. or exchange L. Ks&VAN
mixed one WILLIAM
; Marigold; Coral Honeysuckle.At BARNES,Oriole, Fla.
.products." 30 Twenty-ninth street- York,
f 5c. sv packet, or two for 8c. 3-28-2 Real Estate and Exchange Office. 2-22-8

',- The editor Bryonopsis, marble vine, with lovely little PINDAR SEED, ONE DOLLAR PER
if; of the "Pabor.Lake Pineapple' round t.o.b.at Martel. W. :M. SHOCKXEY, SEED CORN.-THE EARLIEST AND
fruits, mottled red and white Brazilian
; aU-round field corn in the South. Nearer
will experiment with tea and Morning Glory} lavender blossom; Fellowship, 3-28-2 and more prolific than any other.
kola nuts. :Mexican Ipomcea, white Mexican Moon HAVE THREE Well adapted to any kind of soil. Per bushel,
4 Flower; Balsam Apple, the variety with I THOUSAND POMELO including sack, f. o. b., $.25; per half-bushel,
Seedlings,twelve to thirty-six inches
The Green Cove Springs colony I small&cartetJruit.prTo twenty-four incbesandvery fine high for sale.,averaging 7'c.; per peck,500. J. B. SILVIS, Tallahassee,
I under the wise management of i its promoters all who purchase right cents' worth of A.J.ALDRICH Orlando, Fla. 3-21-3 2-22-5
seeds sending sell-addressed, stamped envelope,
is beginning its career in Flor i I will send a packet of fine Watermelon Seed, PULLERS. TEOSINTE, WITH US, EXCEEDS ALL
: ida in the i saved from choice melons by myself; or if pre STUMP in Florida. In good soil,eleven
right way. A farmers' club ferred, Crotalaria seed. Warranted to do the feet high. And we have the seed for sale at just
has been organized among the colonists h::: "If seeds or plants do not give satisfaction, work of ten men. half what seedsmen charge. PAUCA&otA STORE
would be glad to be informed. circulars free. COMPANY, Pa1m&solaIfla.. 2-29-4I
and at each of the
meetings i ,
some invited delivers -21
lecture 3
guest a I 3m Mo. 1 Plants
,Livingston's Beauty mostly,at $r.co
S St. Thomas, Pasco County, Fla.!
; or "talk" on some pertinent topic.Among i per thousand, f. o. b. Plants six:to twelve inches
the FOR
addresses that have thusfar Suckers,85 per 100,940 per 1000, AND VEGETABLE Co., Winter Haven Fla. tfBUDWOOD.5JUm

's 'been delivered have. been one from, the day of the call.-Green Cove f.Rockledge o. b.. cash, Fla.with order. H, H. WILKINSON, IN YOUR ORDERS

:. Mr H. W. Mann of Waldo Farm, Spring. 3-2I-3m. > spring delivery. Jaffa, Centennial,

t' near Demand, on dairying; one from During February Fernandina shipped IXTANTED-.POSITION f AS WORKING Hart's Blood, Homosassa Tardiff Meditteranean, Majorca, Nonpareil Sweet, and Maltese Na

Mr., B. F. Moodie, and one from tons of Punta Gorda / Housekeeper by middle-aged lady with vet are$5.00 per 1,000, or 750 per 100; Dane) ,,
7,400 phosphate; one child. The country preferred. References Tangerine, Satsuma, Amory's Blood, Fierce' ,*
Judge H. F. Sharon of Quincy, on tobacco 1,170tons; Savannah, Ga. 4,370tons; given. Address THIS OFFICE. 3-14-tf. Ruby DuRoi Blood, Royal and Improved Pome-
los, and Eureka, barfly, Genoa and Lamb's
culture one from Prof. Rolfs of -
Ga., 2,808 tons. Total, SALE-CASSAVA CANE Lemons are $7.50 per 1,000. delivered. Budwood
the State Agricultural College, on 15,748 tons of Florida phosphate. FOR, one dollar per one hundred feet. FOR GEO. guaranteed free from White Fly, and true to

\ fruits; one from Mr. M. S. Moreman I Marion Free Press. W. FAJLNHAM, Lake Maitland, Fla. 3-21-2 name.County w.Florida.S.1RIniBLS; Braldentown,Manatee:3-15-4

of Switzerland, .on "How to Live i ik in

; dollar. Sow from
one Hutings'Indian RedS six:to ten pounds per acre.
of the Agriculturist, on tomato cut Some years ago this discovery Cob Corn beat, per peck fifty. cents freight or Forty cents per pound, postpaid; ten pound or
express; quart, twenty-five cents, maU,postpaid. over. f. o. b., twenty-five cents pound. Write
ture.-Florida Citizen. made in Gadsden county, and a factory A. Z ARMOUR Padasoflkee,Fla. 3-14-3 for prices on large quantities to EXCELSIOR SEES

t All of the orange grovesin town for its preparation has been i in FARM, Edgar, Putnam County,Fla. r8-tf

and vicinity which have been fertilized operation for some time. It is .claimed THE best.NEW Sold SOUTH on trial.CULTIVATOR Satisfaction guaranteed. IS SAVE MONEY by buying Pear, Peach,Plum, l
it has orders than'it fill and Orange, Kver,bearing Mulberries
with nitrogenous manures are white larger can Prices reduced. Send for circu'ar. T.
Japan Plum, and other fruit trees, from first
K GODBEY Waldo Fla.
with bloom, while those fertilized with at prices from fourteen to fifteen dollars 3-14-3. hands. Catalogue free. J.H. GlRARDEAtT',Mont- ,

chemical manures have few bloomsyet per on.-Ocala Banner.' FOR SALE-AN. IDEAL HOME NEAR Cello ria. 2-1-6-4
Fifty acres; comfortable house
-Manatee Advocate. The Disston Land Co. and the Atlantic One thousand bearing fruit trees. Soluble for WONDERFUL. !-Nitrogen: traps for soil en.
and Unknown
farm. Terms cow: pns,
dairy J.
Speaking of White her farmers easy. the cheapest fertilizer known. Send for
City, & Gulf Coast Canal 0keecho-0 Monticello,Fla. 3-14-3 price-
list. J. H. GIRARDEAU' Monticelio
Fla. 2-z-6
:- are rushing the green stuff to mar bee Land Co. each held their annual

ket in quantities and realizing satisfactory election of officers yesterday. The old BANANA SHRUB. Small,SWEETEST trees, by mail FLOW 30c. BRONZE TURKEYS, Langshan and Indian

returns. Your each; four for 81 F.TRUEBLOOD, Archer, Fla. Fowls and eggs at reasonable prices
correspondentvisited officers all elected
were exceptlheSecretary Mrs. W. H. Mann, Manville, Fla. 10-12-12 '

some of the White City farms Mr Charleston, Mr. 0. T. TROPICAL YAM, A PERFECT SUB-

the other day and was surprised at thev Kimball being'elected in his Irish potato. 20c. per dozen, FOR SALE Two Leon county farms,480 acres \
stead.- postpaid. TROPICAL NURSERY, Avon Park,.F la. I 390 acres. Excellent for stock raising and
r substantial improvement of the place. Kissimmee Leader. 3L43'tunO tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville,

The town will yet come out all right. WANTS THE BUSINESS Fla. 8-24-tf

Florida Star. The West Palm Beach Sun says Y V Choice Nursery stock,consisting twenty CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND BUDWOOD
that the Royal Poinciana containedlast five thousand trees, sour,Sweet and Grapefruit. Parson Brown. Stark's Seedless
The pine trees of the flat woods of>f Seedlings, in fine condition: for budding this Jaffa., Tangerine, King, Tardin; Grape Fruit,
week seven hundred guests and spring, for sale very cheap. V. B. WEBSTER, Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
Volusia county have proven to be the Inn turned people so greatwas Fort Meade, Florida. 3-14-4. such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St. Michael,
richer in turpentine and rosin than away, Malta Blood and Centennial Address, A. L.
the demand for rooms. TUNCY POULTRY YARD, ESTAB- Duncan, Manager Milwaukee Groves and Nurseries
those of Georgia and North Carolina, 1; Ushed 1875. 'Fifteen varieties of pure-bred Dunedin, Fla. S.i7-tf '

so the men operating the turpentine Very favorable reports have been fowls. Stockjor sale and eggs for hatching. In
cubator eggs, $4 per hundred. ALBERT FAXES A NEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in .
farms report.! ...:.DeLand Record. current during the week about the satisfactory St.Nicholas, Fla. 3-7-3 two. We pay freight Write for wr late
in which the price-list. E. W Amsden Ormond,Fla. p-I-tit
P. manner cabbage
J. Donelly :Mount Dora, for PLANT&-NO1V IS .
.' some weeks past has had quite a foregathering e growers of McIntosh have and are STRAWBERRY good runners. I have ZOO,* IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres, to years set 'f
000 Alabama Newmans and Clouds in Orange trees'50 in other fruit trees
of their" 5000 etc ;
the palmetto berries, and h disposing crops. Cabbages to cheap for cash. G. W. JENNINGS, Lawtey, For sale at a sacrifice. Address 1'," The Palms, _
be delivered month hence Florida. Lane Park.Lake County, Fla. .
has already marketed 35,000 pounds. a are sellingat 3-7-4 4 27901rro

They are worth five cents per pound.i.L. $1.50 per crate in the 1 field.-Ocalae TO EXCHANGE, ON AC- MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like ;,
Banner. WANTED A Bowler's Animal Meal, 40 tons sold in Flor .
health nice fruit
Of poor vegetable
the last there Ida last
excursion Hundreds of
were_ a farm, near Waldo, Florida for stock testimonials. For t
great number of buyers. Up to the Gainesville ships from 800 to 1000 ceties. Address J. J.SNYDEJl,Waldo,Fla.otgro- particulars i>i3-tf, write E. W.Amsden, Ormond, Fl*. .

hour of the call there had of !
been sales baskets lettuce daily to Northernmarkets T7URST-CLASS HAY PRESS, CHEAP _
'. J; for cash,or win for LIGHT Brahmt, Barred Plymouth kit and
made to twenty-three persons since the ; it sells lor $3.50 per basket trees. WUXIAMS: &exchange HCBBAXD,orange Crescent: City Turkey Eggs for catching! liuw: persetting.

'.'."';-'arrival; of the train, one week from Why can't Orlando- do the same. thing? Florida. 3-7-7- Mrs. CGompcris,Lady Lake,Ma.SI&4. _: '

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Between Jacksonville and New York: First-class, $Js.oo; Intermediate, $ig.oo; Excursion, 843.30; 1
t *. Steerage$12.50. r- -

Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia: Cabin, $ 7.oo; Intermediate, $n.oo i Excursion $47.30;
Steerage $1423. The magnificent Steamships of this Company, are appointed to sail as follows:

(Central or 90Meridian Time.) SAFETY COMFORT! QUICK TIME! LOIV RATES!

City of Augusta........... .................... ...........'6..... Sunday March i, 7.ooa. m. 4
City of Birmingham .............................................Tuesday: March 3, 8.00a.m. Finest Cuisine and Service. No Transfers Between Jacksonville and New<< York.
Nacoochee .__........ ..... .............,_...............a.. Friday,March 6, 11.00 a. m. !
Kansas City.........a..a.......... ..............Sunday, March 8, 12.00 noon The Fleet is composed of the following Handsome New Steel Steamers:
City of Augusta ....................................................Tuesday,March 10, 3.30p. m.
City of Birmingham .................. .'........................ ...Friday, March 13. 7.00 a. m. "
Nacoochee ...o. ................- .................................. Sunday, March 15 7.oo a. m. "Comanclfi" (new), "Algonquin" Iroquois "Cherokee. "Seminolo1
Kansas City...................:............................. ......Tuesday, March 17 8.00 p. m. \ '.
City of Augusta .................................................... Friday, March 20, 9.ooa. m. -
City of Birmingham ..................oo................. ..........Sunday,March 22, xi.ooa.rn. NORTHBOUND.
Nacoochee .......... ...........'...................................Tuesday; March 24 2.00 p. m. -
Kansas City.......................:.................................Friday March 27 4.00 p* m. Steamers are appointed to sail according: tothe tide.
I ( City of Augusta.......... ........................ .. .............. Sunday, March 29, 6,00a. m. From JACKSONVILLE FLA, (calling Charleston), ........M.....Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
City of Birmingham.............. .,. ....... .......................Tuesday, March 31, 7,00 a. m. From CHARLESTON, S. C.,.............J:... ..... ............ .....Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.For .

FROM SAVANNAH: TO BOSTON. hours of sailing- see "Clyde Line" Schedule of Jacksonville and Charleston daily paper*

I Gate City................ ................ ...................... .... Sunday March i, 7.00a.m: SOUTH BOUND.Steamers .
Tallahassee.......................................... ............Thursday, March 5, xo.ooa.rn. are appointed to sail from Pier 29, East River, New York at 3 p.m., as follows:
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Chattahoochee Tuesday March 10, 3.00 a. m. For ........ ................. ................
Gate City .. .......,.*.................................. .,............Sunday March 15, '6.30a. m. CHARLESTON S.C.. : < .MondaysWednesdaysandPrdays y
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.
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(These Ships do HOT Carry Passengers.) DE BARY LINE. y

City of Macon.............................. .......... ...........Tuesday, March 10, 3.30 p. m.
t 1 City of Macon ............................................... Friday March: 20, 8.30 a. m. Jacksonville, Palatka, Sanford, Enterprise, Fla., and Intermediate
: City or Macon ..........,.......................... .._.......Monday, March 30 6.40 p. m. Landings on the St. Johns River.

r The Elegant Iron Side-Wheel Steamers
t "Oltv of Jacksonville AND "Fred'k "
...... DeBary,
I i .Connect. at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia. Savannah Florida & Western Railway Leave
leave San
Florida Central& Peninsular Railroad. daily except Saturday, at 3:30 p. m. Returning
I .;...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. '.
t nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to
'.. J. P.BECKWITH, G. F. & :P.; Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York. SOUTHBOUND. SCHEDULE NORTHBOUND. _
L t.WALKER,Agent, C.G.ANDERSON Agent Read nOWD. Read Up.
'l '" New Pier No.35 North River I.New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga. Leave 330 p. m .........................Jacksonville........... .....: Arrive 3.3Q a. m:
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Uwls' Wharf; Boston II 8.45 P m. ...................... .... Palatka......:...,......... ... Leave 9.ooP.m.
W.L JAMES Agent. 13 8.Third Street, Philadelphia. 3.00 a. m. ........................ .Alitor....... ..................... .f 4.04 P. m : 'C-
W. H. RUE??,Gen'l Agt. C. R. R.,317 Broadway, New York. a 4030 a m. ..._....._................. St. 1Nrancis......... i............ 'f.30 p. m.
J.D.HASHAGEN,Eastern Agent, SaY.,Fla. &Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway.N. Y. ...... ... ........ .......................... Beres ford .........f..._.. ..... fl Jo3O p. m. =
J,I,. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt P. C. &P. R. R. A.DeW. SAMPSON General Agent, Arrive 8.30 a. m. .....,..... .... Sanford...........Jt. ............ ._. to 9.00$. m.
Broadway New York. 306 Washington St., Boston. If 9.25 a. m. ................... ... Enterprise............... .. ..... 9305.m
J 1 W J. FARREUn Soli Agent. W.E.ARNOLD Gen.Trav. Pass. Agt., ........... .. ......................So Fla.R. R. Wharf................... II U.c.o a, m.
a WALTER HAWKINS, Fla Pass. Agent,
New Office,224 West Bay Street,Jacksonville General Passenger and Ticket.Office, 204 West Bay St., J'aril. ::c 4'1 Lle,

W. A BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875 j. B. BOURS. A.J. COLE, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green N ew York. r '
>' .' M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bow ing Green, New York
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager 5 Bowflng Green New York. .
: WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO. F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St.. JackaonYiIIe,Pia
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville.PIa.
J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street Jacksonville F1a.

WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'I Agents,
Cram Garden Seeds and Fertilizers e i

18 South D.elawareATenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.ALWATER -.-..


I j>.. ", ', Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Oomple Stock of WHEEL

:: Corn Oats Flour Bran Grits Meal

Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. Adapted to all Heads
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From 3 Feet to 2000 Feet.ENGINES .

fr_:::- ,"_, r T gert-Allen Pertilim Co. A NITRATE SODA AND BOILERS

Star Brand Fertilizers MURIATE OF POTASH
HP \ .- All work built of best material, with parts in
11 i : : ,y GUARANTEED ANALYSIS. SULPHATE POTASH terchangeable. Carefully inspected before leaving

5 < ..:. : works. Pamphlets of either cent Let na know
/ ; Orange Tree Vegetable
:; what kind of work you want to do.

I CV, _'.. ;< PEBTILIZSE. and trial win convince JAMES LEfFEL & GO U. S. AM1
;': < : These Fertilizers have no superior ia tit market, A ; SpringfreldlOblo, -
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300 ACRES IN NURSERY. 0 ONE ACRE UNDER GLASS.. 0 38TH YEAR. to the desire for Morphine;Opium
f ,Whisky or Tobacco. Proof
Gay s D EATH free: $5 to cure :Morphine or
ri FRUIT TREES Specially Adapted Florida. Tobacco Whisky habits habit.; $2 for curing

Oriental Pears,Japan Plums on :Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat,Strawberry TO THE SUFFRRERS, FROM
Plants. Grape Vines, etc. Rare Coniferae, Broad Leaved Evergreens, Camelias 000
10,000 Camphor and Cinnamon trees Roses. The Greenhouse Department is the i r Palm '
most complete in the Southern States. We grow everything in trees and plants suited to South- PULMONARY DISEASES
ern horticulture. Catalogue free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS Augusta, Ga. No Agents.IS .

ad --" I beg leave to state that I now hare a sure cure
. for that dread disease Pulmonary Consum tiou.
re You well know that this disease carries off one
seventh of the world's population every year.
This remedy was discovered in Mexico and I
AND WHY ? have gained possesion of it,and now offer it for
: sale under a guarantee to cure or money re
funded and expect to achieve as great a success
'F Shortest .Quickest Most AttractiveROUTE with it as I have with my Great Morphine,
Whisky and Tobacco Cures. Write for full par
ticulars. The price of Wilson's Consumption
Cure is $25-$10 cash with order and f 15 when
t.Ii cure is complete. If you have any relatives or .
a BETWEEN friends.suffering from this complaint, I would
r', FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH GOING Ii J I The bicycle only weighs from 10 to S3 Ibs., deem it a great favor if you would call their at .
TIm sention to this. No frauds are allowed to use the
but he wants the best. It doesn't break down, United States mails now and the tact that we
Florida Central and Peninsular have for four years done an immense mail order
you know. Then, again, business should convince anyone that we can be
relied upon to do as we advertise to do. This
i" NEW THROUGH ROUTES. remedy suits all cases. It must go by express.

,,,.. New York to Jacksonville by T 0 : He Hope means this of saving will interest some fnend you and or relative.prove to be the
;,. New andNorthern Florida ington.Pennsylvania Southern B. R.Railway to Wash-to Thinks of Selling Bicycles Address, B. WILSON
Lock Box
f-.. }Columbia, Florida Central & 97 N.Laredo,Mexico.
Air. Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all principal TOI .
-t. points Florida. and tie wants something that is "365 days
Cincinnati to Harriman Junction Sweet Potatoes for Market.
by Queen & Crescent, II I ahead of them all," so he buys, a KEATING.
Junction to Ashe-
Col. S. S. of
I Aihevllle & vile and Columbia by South- Harvey, Quintette,
ern Hallway and Florida Escambia county, writes as follows: '
li. Jacksonville J Central to Jacksonville.&Pensnsular Columbia As a matter ,of interest to many of

:- Cincinnati to Jacksonville by : IF YOU FOLLOW DOD IDEAS S your readers allow me to call their at-
Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chatta- wF !
and nooga. Southern K'y to Ever- IT tention to the market prices of sweet
Florida, ette,Florida Central&Peninsular potatoes at various Northern markets.
Limited. ? to all Florida l Ills and
points. Important you'll n a KEATING. A While I am satisfied that the ordinaryyams
Kansas City\" :Kansas City Fort Scott & Postal, Uncle Sam's aid, and you have our we have been in the habit of

Jacksn'.111e$! Memphis to Birmingham R.R.to Southern Kansas City By Catalogue.KEATING. raising are a good paying crop, thereis

Thro' Line Ito Everette, Fla. Central & one variety of the sweet potato not
Peninsular to all Fla. points. .
Louis to Jacksonville by raised generally in our section, or
1St. Short Line to Du Quota WHEEL CO. State, that at all times sells for con
Holly Sp'gsRoute. Central to
F Hollysp'ge, <
., City Memphis & Birmingham siderably more than any other variety
/ i J I to Birmingham,Sou. in all Northern markets, in fact near-
J B'y to Everette and F. C.&P. HOLYOKE, MASS.Add .
Sioux City&:Chicago to Jacksonville ly double the price of other sweets... ,

Holly Route Sp'gs}Sp'gs, 2., .Ill.C. M.Cent.& B.to to Holly Birmingham 'to the luxuries of the farm a of transportation bear no comparison.Let That,is the "Jersey Sweet.
Sou. to Ever Without doubt it is the "aristocrat"of
few stands of)oees. What is nicer on
the the Southern farmer grade
ette and F. C. &P. up the
sweet potatoes, as is .
Louls'ille &NashMlle : the table than honey in the comb? his pompano.
: to River dairy stock with a Guernsey bull.
New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only Have all the Southern farmers tried of fish, as the Bartlett is of pears. It
To }route with through sleepers If the cow bites the fence, or stands has a subtle flavor no other of its
Jackso'ville between New Orleans and cow,peas or beggarweed for green fod
Jacksonville. by the hour chewing a bone, be sure kind possesses. -
der both?
or manuring, or Tryit
The F. Cc &: P. has 700 miles of track in this green and all farmers she lacks phosphate in her food. A But, the important point is its selling : I "
Florida running through the year every year, handful of bone meal, such as is qualities. It will produce in '
iTobacco' Xemont, that are on lands that will not grow quan .
Stock farming and Dairy Section, red clover. bought for chickens, or wheat bran tity about .the same as our best and -

R' Orange,Banana Peach and and Strawberry Pineapple Country Lands, Salt is indispensable to the health of? would supply-the ,need. Phosphate is sell for at least seventy-five per cent :
Phosphate Belt. as essential foranimal as for plant more in any of the Northern markets. '
has the Silver Spring and any animal feeding on vegetable food. II
Other fine Scenery food. On the 20th day of August last I.
The great need of the South is fer-
The Great Beaches Hunting the Noted Country.Fishing Grounds tilizers. The principal fertilizer neededis The farmer who has his s9.1!l well dug a row and shipped them in a car

Has the best lands for tillage,greatest variety humus in the soil. The filled with decayed vegetable matter load of pears to Chicago. There were .
of soils in State,and
th@ above all
Runs over the Central! Rldgeland of humus is plowed cow peas will have less cause complain of five boxes of them, (the prdinary pear

Where It Is High and !Healthy. and beggarweed, and clover where it the effects of potash and phosphate.Make box), and they sold for $6.75. That

Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers will a plat also of the garden and was about $2.20 per bushel, boxed
the best freight facilities for any produce to grow.
the Northern markets. The farmer who. has a hard subsoil locate your beds of beets, lettuce, here. ,
Send also for the best map of Florida (sent It would at those prices to
free) and note the towns on its route. should plow deep, or, what is better, onions, radishes, 'carrots, parsnips, pay pay
A.0.iUoDONELL,G.P.AJacksonville follow the breaking plow with the subsoil and the patches of potatoes, sweet especial attention to early sweet po 7

,Fla. I plow. Deep plowing and frequent com, tomatoes, cabbages, cucumbers, tatoes-and that of the Jersey Sweets. "

The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. :cultivation is a good irrigating plant. squashes, watermelon, etc., and makea I know that many of our people are ..

Offers to ShippersThe Ninety-three per cent. more hay walk through the garden, and haveit looking for a crop that will pay while< '
bordered either side with their fruit trees are growing, and ,I-
was harvested in Florida in 1895 than roses,
Shortest and Quickest Route in 1894. chrysanthemums, sweet williams,marigolds :think here is a crop that will fill the

BETWEEN There are two seasons for "planting sweet peas and other flowers. want.-Tallahasseean.

FLORIDA THE EAST AND AND ALL POINTS WEST. IN in the moon"-in the light or the Have honeysuckles or yellow jessa- .

With Improved Ventilated Cars,this company dark of the moon. Other things be- mines running along the porch or on The spring drive of cattle from the'" 1i

is better equipped than ever ever tohandle ing equal there will be no differencein a trellis prepared for them. It won't i hills to the Hillsboro range has been,* ., '

Insure close the Orange connections and Vegetable and prompt Crops despatchto ,and the results, either in the growth of pay? It will pay a hundredfold..and made. A good many cattle got sick .,

all Eastern and Western to Markets.Through the vegetables or in the shrinking of keep the boys and girls,on the farm. before they were gathered up, but on "

out change oars or delay.destinatiogwitht. meat in the pot, of seeds planted or The Interstate Commerce Commis the whole they are looking much better .

Perishable freight followed by wire and animals killed in the waxing or waningof sion unanimously condemns the system than a year ago. Some idea of the

Lion shippers advised and arrival time at passing destination.various Juno- the moon. upon which freight rates at the magnitude of this business may be = ::1

All claims for overcharges and loss prompt- Corn is worth three to four times as South are based. had from the fact that over 1,000 ::

ly See adjl1 that te4. goods are marked much as potatoes in fattening hogs. The most economical remedy for any head of cattle passed a given point on 11

via F. C. & P.your R. R. The successful competitor for the disease in the poultry yard is to at once one day of the drive and that it took

For information call on or address the un- Atlanta Constitution's prize corn was a kill the diseased fowl and stop the con more than two weeks to get them all

dersigned 0. E..TAYLOR: ,Trar.A'gt.Ocala,Fla. Georgian who raised 176* bushels of tagion. It is heroic, but sure. : out--Bartow Courier.

G.W.M.B.HOLDEN TUCKER,Trav.Gen.A'f.'t.,Orlando Leesburg Fla Flit shelled com on one acre without man Georgia imports more than she ex The immigrant inspector reports )

W.B. FULLER,Trtv.AVt,Tampa, Fla. ure. Is it not about time the South ports. This ought not to be. The that during February 1,835 immigrants* .'

Or N.S. PENNINGTON. Jacksonville,Traffic Manager.,Fla.W quit importing corn? Empire State of the South must do landed at Key West, about one-third .

,K. PLEASANT8, General Freight Agt The prices of vegetables and rates I better. of whom stopped in Key West ,


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